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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS
on quest for 1st wi 75th Year, Vol. 42 Thursday January 27, 2005 Macclenny, Florida 500
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For troubled CoA
BY NANCY SZANTO
In a marathon 41/2 hour joint
meeting that began at 5 pm January
24, the Baker County Commission
again delayed approving extra funds
to bail out the financially ailing
Council on Aging.
The commission last week had
agreed to a temporary infusion of
$10,000, which the council did not
need after all; a payment from
Medicaid arrived in time to meet
the January 21 payroll.
After drafting several documents
during the long meeting, the coun-
cil finally agreed it needs $117,000
to finish the Director
rest of the fiscal Dire
year ending Sep- resigns
tember 30. The
money would Following a discus-
be used to sionthatquickly
match grants turned heated Tues-
and funds from day evening, the Bak-
other agencies er County Council on
ke t Aren Aging asked for trans-
Agency on Ag- Dan Masterson's im-
ing, Transporta- mediateresignation.
icn Disadvan- He compiled, and
taged Commis- was escorted to his
sion and the officetoremoveper-
Florida Depart- sonal items, turn over
ment of Trans- keys and computer
County Corn- Board member
m ounty r Fre Cherill Mobley was
missioner Fred appointed temporary
Raulerson said coordinator.
he does not be-
lieve a recovery plan developed by
the aging council goes far enough.
"I was on the CoA board when
the director got two raises in one
year-and the board members ap-
plauded because they thought it
was justified. I immediately got off
the board because I didn't agree."
His reference was to former di-
rector Pansy Ruise, who along with
ex-finance director Lena Griffin
each got $5200 raises in July 2002.
Most county budgets including
raises take effect with the October
1 start of the fiscal year and county
officials believed the July start-date
was designed to hide the raises.
Former council president Anita
Gerson agreed. "Those raises were
never voted on until it was already
done. They just snuck them in on
us-and we just didn't vote to take
them away," she told the county
board January 24.
Commissioner Raulerson sug-
gested the council needs to cut deep-
er before asking for more money
from the county and other local
government agencies which give
Commissioner Gordon Crews
agreed. "I feel the situation is very
unstable, with Mr. Masterson's res-
ignation and a presumed driver
Mr. Crews was referring to one
of the more dramatic events that
evening, as transportation supervi-
sor Dan Masterson announced his
resignation effective February 4.
With tears in his eyes and at one
point a pause to regain composure,
Mr. Masterson said his resignation
was the result of comments made
during the council's emergency
meeting earlier in the day, then di-
rectly to him following that meet-
Mr. Masterson was not at the
council meeting, but was called in
shortly after by three board mem-
bers and Director Tonnie Blakely-
and then was visited by two of the
board members at his office.
"Bob Lambright and Cherill
Mobley came to my office and ask-
(Page four please)
denial a plies to
all deve opments
In effect off problem county rmds
Learning to follow the ball'in the YMCA league.
Kaitlyn Davis and ames Dix scramble for the ball as the 4-5-year-olds squared off Saturday for the kick-off o the Baker County
Family YMCA basketball season that runs through February. Twenty-nine teams are playing in the age divisions running through 17
year-olds, and six adult teams also formed up for games on Thursday evenings. All games are at the Family Life Center of the First
Baptist Church in Macclenny.
Battling diabetes: local man
'good fi asUS. spokesman
If you needed the perfect "poster small steps, and you'll change your
boy" to speak out on the dangers of health.
diabetes and how to reduce them, "We're not talking about treat-
Sam Kitching would be your man. ment here, we're not talking about
The 67-year-old minister and pouring money into a foundation,"
volunteer services director at he said in a recent interview. "We're
Northeast Florida i talking about small
State Hospital is now fI steps each of us can
smack in the middle do to prevent this epi-
of the federal govern- demic.",
ment's effort to stem Mr. Kitching told
a largely preventable l the group in Riverside
disease that is fast be- that he first became
coming one of the na- aware of his high-risk'
tion's premier health lifestyle about six
problems. years ago. He was
Mr. Kitching was carrying 260 pounds
introduced and spoke on his 5'11" frame,
at last week's kickoff maintaining a long
of a diabetes aware- love affair with fatty
ness campaign at the .i .. foods while remain-
Yates downtown YM- ing a virtual stranger
CA in Jacksonville. to exercise.
The effort's name Sam Kitching He paid little heed
is a bit of a mouthful: Photo counesy of Shari Cunis to his doctor's warn-
"It's Not Too Late to Prevent Dia- ing until he watched
betes. Take Your First Step Today." his mother deteriorate under the rav-
But the message is simple, and ages of diabetes.
Sam Kitching is in a great position "I always thought I was feeling
to tell it: change your life with well until I realized what a sorry
condition I was in," recalls Mr.
Kitching on the effects of altering
his diet and embarking on a simple
"I'm not taking away anything
from medications, but there are so
many sensible things you can do to
get ahead of a thing like diabetes,
and you start feeling so much better
With the change in life style
came a downward slide in his blood
sugar levels that had been steadily
climbing. Out went the fatty foods,
the fried chicken and the high-calo-
Mr. Kitching joined the YMCA
here in Macclenny and began a
faithful regimen of walking and ex-
ercising. He also rode his bike on
the Baldwin Trail.
When he refers to an "epidem-
ic," Sam Kitching is not exaggerat-
ing. Type 2 Diabetes (brought on
by poor eating and exercise habits)
has taken hold in Baker County,
which has the dubious distinction
of having a rate nearly double.that
of Florida as a whole.
(Page five please)
BCSO bolstering Neptune Beach
One reason cities vie to host Su-
per Bowls is the economic impact -
all those visiting teams, fans, busi-
ness people and celebrities spend-
Baker County is enjoying at
least a tiny share of that impact.
In addition to the obvious bene-
fit to motels, local law enforcement
officers will pick up a few extra
dollars providing assistance to
Neptune Beach police.
Through a mutual aid agree-
ment, 10 Baker County deputies
will work Thursday through Sun-
day next week, Chief Gerald Gon-
zalez said. Neptune Beach will pay
them $25 per hour.
The deputies will be rotated
through four or five shifts each day.
Although the agreement is be-
tween the agencies, the officers
must use off-duty time to work at
Sheriff Joey Dobson predicts no
effect on Baker County operations.
When the assignment was offer-
ed, there was no shor:lage of depu-
ties willing to volunteer, Chief Gon-
"We didn't have to go begging,"
he said, adding that everyone who
wanted to do it is getting the oppor-
The pay rate is similar to other
volunteer gigs for off-duty depu-
ties, such as bank security or work-
ing traffic control for highway con-
Each Baker County deputy will
team with a Neptune Beach police
officer to work patrols.
There are a number of special
events scheduled there like con-
certs and parties, where the number
of intoxicated people is obviously
expected to be higher than usual.
The added strength doesn't nec-
essarily reflect specific concerns,
just a "heightened awareness,"
Chief Gonzalez said.
Mutual aid agreements are not
unusual, Sheriff Dobson said, not-
ing that agencies across the state
last year agreed through the Florida
Sheriffs Association to provide in-
teragency support during the hurri-
The agreements allow officers
from one jurisdiction to operate in
another without jeopardizing ar-
rests or incurring liability.
Involved with the Super Bowl?
Though Baker County as an entity has no direct involvement in the
hoopla that smothers northeast Florida next week for Super Bowl
XXXIX, some county residents nonetheless are drawn in via their jobs
or as volunteers.
We want to know what you're doing, even if it's limited to gamic day.
E-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at 259-2.tIl.
Although a west county devel-
oper has been working on the pro-
ject more than two years, the Baker
County Commission can't "grand-
father" his unpaved road- even if it
But board members seemed re-
lieved January 18 at not having to
even discuss the possibility of al-
lowing Greg Borees to proceed
with his 400 acre West Glen Es-
tates, whose Braxton Road would
empty onto Cow Pen Road.
The board enacted a moratorium
on development last October around
Cow Pen and two other problem
dirt roads, Reid Stafford and Ar-
nold Rhoden roads. The moratori-
um is meant to buy time for the
county to enact a new ordinance
forbidding any more dirt roads that
will be maintained by homeowner
Mr. Borees pled "ignorance on
my part" for failure to submit an
application that would have vali-
dated his plans.
"I began working on this in No-
vember 2002, working on the water
management district for the roads.
We had to mitigate wetlands, and it
took 13 months to get the permit
for that dirt road.
"Now it's going to require a new
water management process to pave
the road-and that's a huge burden
on me," Mr. Borees told the com-
Both the planning and zoning
department and Road Superinten-
dent Robert Fletcher were aware of
the development. In fact, the dirt
road had already passed Mr. Fletch-
er's specification approval.
"I was aware of the road, too,
and possibly should have given
him a courtesy call, but I wasn't
aware the road was not complete,"
said Commission Chairman Julie
Combs. The subdivision falls in her
west county district.
County Attorney Terry Brown
said the board could not grant im-
mediate relief without rescinding
the moratorium. He noted the new
(Page five please)
Miss Norman, Mr. Gerard and Miss James
Middle school trio
leads tsunami relief
Sometimes school students can
surprise you. In an age when many
people complain that kids are more
and more materialistic, they can
turn around and work tirelessly for
a selfless act of kindness.
Ask Baker County Middle
School sixth grade teacher Steve
Griffis, who coordinated an effort
to raise money for the tsunami vic-
tims in Southeast Asia. Griffis and
his middle schoolers raised $1732
for the American Red Cross' relief
The effort was spearheaded by
students Nikki James, Spencer Ger-
ard and Jamie Lee Norman.
"The idea grew out of a class-
room discussion," said Griffis.
Days after the tsunami hit, devas-
tating Indonesia, Sri Lanka, India
and Somalia, and killing 150,000
people, Griffis was leading a class
discussion on the horrendous disas-
"The kids wanted to know
whether there was something they
could do," Griffis commented. "So
we started brainstorming. Raising
the money was really the kids'
idea. They presented it to a team
leader meeting at the school and we
went to work."
The students and parents ap-
preached businesses about donat-
ing food to the effort. Winn-Dixie,
Wal-Mart and the Wal-Mart Distri-
bution Center donated drinks, can-
dy and chips and the kids sold them
after school. The also went into the
classrooms and asked for dona-
The fundraising effort went on
daily for two weeks and Griffis was
pleasantly surprised with the amount
of money they raised.
"It was a lot more than I expect-
ed we'd make. I really didn't think
we could raise much more than a
Both students and teachers raid-
ed their piggy banks and brought in
jars of pennies and loose change. In
the end, the candy sales and the do-
nations were just about even in
what each raised.
Griffis presented a check this
week to the American Red Cross'
tsunami relief effort, which will
help provide food, shelter, and
medical supplies to the millions of
tsunami survivors in desperate need
of even the most basic necessities
Here at home, it demonstrates
that young people are happy to help
those less fortunate than them-
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Some floats that never made
it to the Inauguration Parade
MY SIDE OF
I spent a little while last Thurs-
day watching the Presidential In-
auguration on television. It was
pretty interesting viewing.
In part, I watched because the
ceremony weighed in at a hefty
$40 million. I figured for $40 mil
they probably had Celine Dion
singing and a bevy of Las Vegas
showgirls dancing down Pennsyl-
vania Avenue. It was a disappoint-
ment that Celine and the showgirls
Come to think of it, I'm not
sure what cost $40 mil in this pro-
duction, You had a bunch of high .
school and college bands and some-
floats from each of .the 50 states.
You had each branch of the milita-
ry, some fire engines, a flyver or
two, but this was no Super Bowl
The President and Mrs. Bush
seemed to be having a good time.
They were in a heated skybox en-
joying the show with the Congres-
sional leadership and the Vice
President and Cabinet while the
rest of the crowd braved the sub-
freezing temperatures.. At any mo-
ment I expected a football game to
Secretary of Defense Donald
Rumsfeld was not on the review-
ing stand. I half expected him to
drive up in an Abrahms M1A1
tank with Rummy painted on the
There's been talk in The Wash-
ington Post that Rumsfeld has
formed his own private army. Dis-
satisfied with the CIA, the Defense
secretary has formed his own in-
telligence service. I'm not certain,
but I think I saw a few of them.
during the parade. One of the trash
cans along the side of the road was
wearing sunglasses and a shrub
kept moving. Besides, shrubs don't
usually wear black Kenneth Cole
The president and his daughters
did the "hook 'em" horns sign as
the University of Texas band
marched by. Security was tight,
but not tight enough that a bunch
of dancers dressed in fluorescent
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pink, green, blue and peach Scarlet
O'Hara dresses didn't make it onto
the parade route. What they were
doing there is still a mystery, but
the president looked a little con-
fused. He hadn't seen anything
that psychedelic since Laura made
him stop drinking. Senator Ted
Kennedy seemed to enjoy it,
As float after float came down
Pennsylvania Avenue, I began to
wonder what it took to have a float
accepted in the parade. Being the
intrepid investigative yellow jour-
nalist that I am, I decided to snoop
around and find out. I was surpris-
ed to discover not all the floats had
made it into the parade. There
were a few that were rejected.
Here are some that didn't make the
ihI, Kc WeIs GN MHn.'-,
Chorus had a wedding chapel float
and was going to entertain with a
rousing rendition of Get Me To
The Church On Time. The boys
were devastated when they were
turned down. They had to return
all those unworn tuxedos and wed-
The Seattle Marching Stem
Cell Band was not allowed in the
parade. Dressed in costumes re-
sembling strands of DNA, the band
planned to execute elaborate march-
ing movements forming kidneys,
livers and hearts while playing Be-
fore the Parade Passes By.
The Jackson Hole, Wyoming
Chamber of Commerce was partic-
ularly' disappointed when its float
wasn't allowed. The home town of
Vice President Dick Cheney had a
detailed diorama showcasing the
career of the Veep. However, to
pay for the float they were selling
celebrity maps to the Vice Presi-
dent's secure locations. The map
reportedly showed such spots as
the men's room at the Jackson
Hole Ski Lodge and a broom clos-
et at the Western Sizzler.
The Vice President didn't deny
the accuracy of the maps, just
complained they didn't make him
look "vice presidential."
The Pierre South Dakota Junior
Women's Club was very disap-
pointed that the parade organizers
nixed its float at the last minute.
The float, a replica of Mt. Rush-
more with George W. Bush's head
inserted next to Teddy Roosevelt,
was made entirely' out of South
Dakota grown oatmeal.
Unfortunately for the ladies,
they left it overnight in the parking
lot of the Ramada Inn and rac-
coons ate the president's nose. Or-
ganizers did not think a noseless
President Bush would be represen-
tative of the spirit of the inaugura-
In a spirit of bipartisanship,
the California Democratic Party
and the California Institute of
Technology had built latex-cover-
ed robots that were spitting images
of former Vice President Al Gore
and Senator John Kerry. There
were some glitches in the comput-
er programs, however, and robots
would clank and sputter and break
Parade organizers turned down
,t.h.rIouts on thei grounds jli L pa-
rade viewers might not be':able-to
tell the difference between the ro-
bots and the real VP Gore and
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dot Council woes
There are a lot of animosities
and agendas in the Council on
Aging's continuing financial saga.
Some are real, some only perceiv-
ed-and some not nearly as well
hidden as their sponsors believe.
In half dozen marathon meet-
ings the past two weeks, the
intensity of feeling has risen to
soap opera levels. Also reminis-
cent of soap operas are the sepa-
rate conversations that reveal each
group's inner feelings-which of
course are denied when the sides
And there is chronic repetition,
the same points made over and
How it's all going to sort out is
very much unclear. Hopefully,
with two of the most volatile per-
sonalities removing themselves
from the mix, things may settle
down, at least on the local front.
Transportation coordinator Dan
Masterson and finance officer
Don Hylton may both be as com-
petent as they believe, but they
have also been magnets for con-
troversy and criticism.
Mr. Masterson was widely ru-
mored to have wanted the CoA
directorship when Pansy Ruise
was forced to resign last summer.
He was ordered to become less
visible and to let the director or
board president present informa-
tion to other agencies.
For the record, Mr. Masterson
denies having coveted the director
The atmosphere took a notice-
able turn for the worse when
transportation moved out of the
Senior Center last summer. That
was the result of an FDOT re-
quirement to make the department
handicap accessible; it had been
upstairs at the center along with
other council offices.
Is Jacksonville truly
BY GENE BARBER minut
Press Columhist Tu:
I sincerely hope in a couple of news
weeks somebody can shake this heads
column in my face, say "Ha," and lowed
crow about how wrong I was on in the
the subject. inform
And now, on to this week's ef- e gi
Jusion. the g
. iusion. h-v "a "". indeed
I have a great fear our big sister- s
city Jacksonville is all set to em- s
barrass herself in a manner she couple
will be mighty long in overcom- "Ha,"
ing. From the viewpoint of one Iwas
looking in from the outside and yet was
often able to see from the inside
too, I say Jacksonville just isn't
ready for an event the magnitude
of Super Bowl XXXIX.
One: Jacksonville is a constant-
ly littered city. The town is without
a doubt a major contender for
"Scattered Garbage Metropolis of
the Century." Don't use up all your
rocks on the good ol' boys chunk-
ing beer cans out of their pick-ups;
SI've seer almost as many sweet lit-
tle ol' blue haired ladies tossing
out tissues and crumpled up other
items from their Cadillacs and
Powers-that-be, you can send
your clean-up crews out every day
from now 'til the big day, but yes-
terday's trash will be replaced with
more today. The hard shocking
fact is that there is a large percent-
age. of Jacksonville's population
who just don't care about their
Two: Jacksonville is a city that
never seems to know how to prop-
erly plan its roadway systems and
bridges or to find a logical conclu-
sion to its street construction and
over-hauling. Roadway systems
and bridges are hardly finished
when crews are on the job to start
re-paving and widening. The costs
always run over the estimates due
to the many shovel handles being
broken by crew members leaning
too heavily on them.
Three: The city fathers might /
think they can hide Jacksonville's
homeless for the big day, but the
homeless, whether they are unfor-
tunate victims of circumstances or
are insensitive opportunists, are not
going to miss one of the biggest
chances of their lives to hit on the
huge mass of visitors.
Four: My theory is that the jock-
minded among the city fathers got
heady with the success of being
home to a pro football team and
immediately began fantasizing
about a Super Bowl here...and the
town just ain't ready in many ways,
especially in housing many thou-
sands of guests at one time.
Had the city a long-standing
tradition of bringing in floating ho-
tels, I believe they could get by
with bringing them in for this
event. However, this is going to
strike a lot of our visitors as a last
e expedient...which it is.
ning in to the earliest NPR
Monday morning, the lead
d the teams that will butt
in Super Bowl XXXIX, fol-
d by a more detailed mention
headlines. All the pertinent
nation was given except where
ane will be, held, Bad omen,
till hope and pray that in a
e of weeks, somebody can
this column in my face, say,
and crow about how wrong
on the subject.
FDOT rural transportation
coordinator Gwen Pra was gener-
ally considered to have pushed
that move-and indeed had tried
for several years to make it hap-
pen. However, most of the public
muscle came from James Bennett
after he took over the Lake City
office about a year ago.
Ms. Pra has been accused of
obstructing funding, both for
scheduled reimbursements and a
special grant to help the new
council administrators learn their
jobs. Her motive was rumored to
be to set transportation up as a
separate entity-into which her
husband Richard could be maneu-
vered as director or owner of a
private van company. In the latter
scenario, Mr. Masterson was to
continue as coordinator, but at a
much higher salary.
The Pras did plan to move to
Baker County as recently as last
year, and Mr. Pra has been to a
number of local meetings both
with and without his wife.
Ms. Pra was instrumental in
bringing the B-Line to Baker
County three years ago, a feat that
in recent months has made her un-
popular as the bus route was
blamed for draining council cash.
Similarly, Linda Levin, direc-
tor of the Area Agency on Aging,
was said to have ulterior motives
in suggestions to turn home assis-
tance and meals over to private
vendors-allegedly to companies
owned by former employees of
There may be some truth to
some or even all of these rumors.
On the other hand, they may just
be attempts to understand the mo-
tives behind actions that seem in-
Perhaps it's time to air all of
them publicly to see which can be
verified and the others laid to rest.
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(from page one)
ed if I'd resigned. Then Nick Frill-
ing (county computer technician)
came in and was instructed to
download my computer files. I
asked Mr. Mobley to escort me to
Ms. Blakely to explain this was
against HIPPA regulations," Mr.
The 1996 Health Insurance
Portability and Accountability Act
protects disclosure of personal in-
"We got a call from Bill Hardy.
He'd had an anonymous call you
were going to resign and pull all
your people," explained council
president Barbara Yarbrough.
Mr. Hardy works with the Area
Agency on Aging, which provides
much of the funding for council
Mr. Mobley said the download
was "...proper-in case of a storm,
an electrical surge-or a disgruntled
Mr. Masterson said he had not
spI 'ien publicly before of "innuen-
dos and hearsay laid on mne" de-
*pil.L effects on his staff and fami-
ly. My wife and children were
!,,%-. rInt'd from participating in 4-H
because of this," he said tearfully.
His reference was back to last
-.:,rjl when sites were discussed
for a new Senior Center. Ironically,
it was the county commission,and
not Mr. Masterson who suggested
i. ..rtrin. the Agriculture Center
and land behind for the council,
and perhaps moving extension of-
I ,', to the fairgrounds. Extension
Director Mike Sweat said the plan
was unwise because the building
and land belong to 4-H.
Mr, Masterson took an involun-
tary $7000 pay cut just before
Christmas, the result of a person-
nel committee recommendation
"The salary issue is major to
me. The director and finance offi-
cer agreed to a cut from their pre-
decessors' pay before they came to
work, and the social services di-
rector's pay was cut after she re-
signed. I took a cut from what I
agreed to work for."
There have been a series of
transportation issues in the past six
months, many centering around
making the department comply
with federal handicap access re-
The appointment of engineer
James Bennett to head the Lake
City FDOT office a year ago was
one factor, as he focused on the ac-
cessibility issue that had been sim-
mering several years.
The department was relocated
to behind the county's building
and zoning offices last summer.
There had been discussion dur-
ing the council's January 24 emer-
gency meeting of missing pre-em-
ployment drug test results dating
back several years that were need-
ed for a FDOT record audit. Mr.
Masterson said he found them in a
search of a Senior Center, storage
room last Saturday. The audit pro-
cess January 10 revealed Director
Blakely had not gotten one, a lack
she remedied that day.
But the missing documents
brought strong criticism from
council board member D.J. "Bud-
dy" Dugger during that board's
"I recommend the transpor-
tation director have all those
records to Tonnie by Wednesday.
If he can't provide the informa-
tion, he doesn't want a pay check.
If he can't get us the information,
we need to get someone in who
Meanwhile, council finance of-
ficer Don Hylton, on the job only
five months, had earlier announc-
ed his resignation effective Janu-
ary 28. His replacement is Kacie
Kennedy, a former Lyons and Ly-
ons CPA employee recruited by
CoA board member Bob Lam-
bright. Mr. Lambright said it is an
"emergency hire" with no time for
the regular advertisement process.
In other decisions made by the
council during its emergency
meeting at noon January 24:
* All but two of the home care
workers will be laid off, and that
service will be turned over to a ven-
Hot meals will be delivered to
homes Mondays, Wednesdays and
Friday. The first two deliveries
will include a frozen meal to be
heated by the clients.
SThis was perhaps the most con-
troversial change, since the deliv-
eries also are an opportunity to
check on clients who may have
Council staff note that one wo-
man was found dead recently after
a delivery person did not get a re-
sponse to the doorbell and called
for help. Another was found to
have fallen and unable to reach the
Hot daily lunches will contin-
ue at the Macclenny site, but the
Sanderson site will be closed and
those clients bused to Macclenny.
Three bus drivers will be laid
off and volunteers sought to deliv-
er home meals. The volunteers will
get a $30 per day stipend to cover
gas and vehicle maintenance, plus
use of a cell phone.
A kitchen aide position will be
All health and life insurance
will be discontinued.
Separate checking accounts
will be established to keep from
mingling Area Agency on Aging
and Florida Department of Trans-
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his residence off CR 130 early the
morning of January 23. It had been
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(from page one) working on that about 12 months,"
( she said.
ban on dirt roads can contain a Ms. Rhoden also asked for a
provision to exempt projects caught new mixed use classification in the
in transition. comprehensive land use plan.
In a related item, Planning Di- Hired only last May, Ms. Rhoden
rector Cathy Rhoden asked for a has already brought a number of
new permit process for infrastruc- suggestions for zoning and plan-
ture. "This will require developers ning document changes aimed at
to pull a permit so we can keep better controlling development as
track of improvements within a the county grows.
subdivision," she explained. Northeast Florida Regional
Eight other land use changes Planning Council Director Brian
were approved last week, includ- Teeple gave an overview of the Al-
ing three for the new Wal-Mart ternative Futures Project he will
Supercenter at SR 228 and Inter- guide in coming months. He and
state 10. However, nearby resident the Buildings Facility Committee
Joe Burch did not comment then, will meet with a variety of busi-
but instead waited several hours ness and government leaders in
through the remainder of the com- coming months.
mission meeting to suggest the Their information gathering
county will have to improve near- will culminate in a June report to
by Barber Road. Baker County, Macclenny and Glen
"It's got a one-way bridge. I St. Mary governments on how all
hope your plans have it built in to can best manage growth and dea
require Wal-Mart help. Otherwise, velopment the next few years.
you're going to be left with the In short items, the commission:
burden of improving that road," Sold a 100x20 foot lot in the
Mr. Burch said. old Mt. Holly subdivision just east
Chairman Combs said the issue of Macclenny to Knabb Lands for
will be part of Wal-Mart's devel- $300. The lot is part of a defunct
opment plan. "We've already been 1920s era subdivision, and the
county acquired the lot on a tax
Agreed to reserve until the end
diabetes of the year 20 acres of the county's
diabetes 80 acre annual limit for small scale
land use amendments. This will al-
nnc,,,, O ,c -n low individuals with small parcels
sp osm an a late year rezoning, rather than
having developers of large parcels
(from page one) use the allotment up with small
sections of their land.
Compounding the gravity of the Appointed David Owens and
problem is the fact that Florida, Patricia Lazare as members and
with its ever-expanding aging pop- Mike Crawford as an alternate to
ulation, has shown a nearly double the St. Marys River Management
increase between 1994 and 2003 Committee.
in the number of cases. Accepted the $6035 bid from
So Baker County is way up JBrock Architectural Woodwork-
there on the list in Florida, which ing of Jacksonville to replace win-
is way up there on the list in the dows at the Taber Public Library.
United States as a whole. Agreed to hire Alvin Hodges
Mr. Kitching also teamed up as the temporary custodian for sev-
with the Healthy Baker organiza- eral county offices, pending adver-
tion-promoted jointly by the Y and tising for a permanent employee.
A county deputy on patrol in the
same area as a rash of vehicle
breaking in north Macclenny the
week before arrested a suspect
January 24 who police believe was
responsible for all of them.
Deputy James Marker said he spot-
ted Joseph L. Wynn, 19, of Mac-
clenny standing next to a parked
vehicle when he turned onto Linda
St. about 1:30 the morning.
The suspect took off running,
and Deputy Marker noted that an
object fell to the ground as he scal-
ed a yard fence and headed toward
SR 121. Moments later the officer
said Mr. Wynn attempted to hide in
a storage shed, and he was collared
by Sgt. Thomas Dyal, who along
with other officers cordoned off the
block bordered by 121 and 7th St.
The suspect surrendered without
incident. He was wearing knit
gloves and had a flashlight and a
plastic pistol holster.
Deputy Marker minutes later
found a 40 caliber pistol near the
fence, and it matched the serial
number of one stolen from a Chev-
rolet SUV the night of January 17.
The vehicle's owner, Bryan Mc-
Duffie, reported the theft the next
morning. It was one of a trio of
vehicle breaking in the same neigh-
borhood off Linda St. that night.
Officers recovered several other
items from a North 5th St. home
where Mr. Wynn had been staying.
They include a radar detector taken
from the McDuffie vehicle, a TV
and VCR missing from a vehicle
belonging to Michael Rhoden, an-
other pistol and a box of ammuni-
Mr. Wynn was also charged
with entering a vehicle that night
belonging to Cari Griffis.
He was booked at county jail for
armed burglary, armed trespass for
running through several yards while
being chased, grand theft of a
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arm, resisting an officer and loiter-
The sheriff's department says
Mr. Wynn has an extensive crimi-
nal record of arrests for thefts and
drug deal, two
Two Macclenny teenage broth-
ers were arrested January 20 for
attacking a third teen to express
their dissatisfaction with a drug
deal he facilitated.
The brothers, 14 and 16, ran af-
ter the other boy, 16, on Macclen-
ny Avenue as he was walking to
One of the brothers was carry-
ing a pipe, so the victim took a
swing at the other brother, who
ducked then landed a counter-
punch, cutting the boy's eye.
A witness confirmed the story
and the brothers were arrested for
battery and assault.
The victim said he'd bought the
brothers $20 worth of marijuana,
but they were unhappy with the
deal and wanted their money back.
Later in the day, after the broth-
ers were released, police were
called to their home.
Their mother had tried to disci-
pline them for getting arrested, but
the 14-year-old pushed her down,
overturned furniture and broke
He left the house, so police
filed a battery complaint with the
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, January 27, 2005 Page Six
Macclenny club hosts district Women's Club Friday
More than 70 women attended the District 4 President's Council meeting January 21 at the Woman's Club ofMacclenny. District director Mary Powell
presided Locally president Frances Frost welcomed the visitors, who represented 16 clubs. Among the events at the meeting were a workshop by Mary
Finley on Club Reporting, and Olga Carr's display of items for the state project, Operation Smile. More than $200 was raised for the project from a
valentine basket arranged and raffled by Peggy Arend and Trilby Crews.
Threatens family; hit with a Taser
A Glen St. Mary man who'd agency room to have the Taser
armed himself with a high-pow- prongs removed. He was later
ered rifle after arguing with family transferred to Shands Jacksonville
members January 20 was arrested When police arrived at his
for resisting an officer without vio- home on Mallie Davis Road
lence. around 9:00 pm, the suspect began
walking toward them "in a fast ag-
William Clayton Davis, 34, was gressive manner."
subdued with a Taser after refusing Deputy Randy Davis pulled his
deputies' orders to get on the Taser and warned him to get on
ground. the ground. Instead, Mr. Davis
After his arrest, Mr. Davis was replied, "Just shoot me in the
taken to the Fraser Hospital emer- [freakin'] head then."
Arrest for cocaine possession after
he tosses back onto the roadside
A Sanderson man was arrested
January 23 for cocaine possession
after police approached a suspi-
cious vehicle parked on the side of
the road late at night.
Willis Hudson, 28, was one of
thrit men in ,the car sitting along
US 90 near Arnold Rhoden Road
in Sanderson around 2:00 am.
When Deputy Bill Starling
pulled up behind the car, the men
got out and started walking away.
The officer saw Mr. Hudson
take something from his pocket
and drop it to the ground.
It was a small plastic bag con-
taining cocaine, which Mr. Hud-
son said was for his personal use.
In other drug cases:
Christopher Brown, 19, was
arrested for misdemeanor posses-
sion of marijuana January 20.
Deputy Benjamin Anderson
was responding to a noise com-
plaint at an apartment on north
Lowder Street around 10:13 pm.
While speaking with Mr. Brown,
the officer noticed the strong odor
of marijuana on him.
A search turned up a small plas-
tic baggie containing marijuana.
Michael Suppa, 21, was ar-
rested January 18 for misdemean-
or possession of marijuana after
police conducted a traffic stop of
the pickup in which he was a pas-
Deputy Darrin Whitaker stop-
ped the truck on US 90 near Fifth
Street around 7:20 pm after notic-
ing the tag light was not working.
He noticed the odor of marijua-.
na and found a partially smoked
cigar containing pot.
He also found a small plastic
baggie under the passenger side
seat and numerous seeds on the
He was taken to jail after hav-
ing the prongs removed from his
In another resisting without vio-
lence case, a 12-year-old girl was
arrested after she refused police
orders to calm down.
Deputy Darrin Whitaker was
called to Azalea Drive in Macclen-
ny in response to a reported distur-
The couple who lived there
with the girl had been arguing.
When the man grabbed the wo-
man's pants, the girl ran into the
room and punched him in the face.
The police report does not indi-
cate the girl's relationship with the
The woman told police the man
wasn't trying to hurt her.
As Deputy Whitaker tried to
speak with the couple, the girl
yelled obscenities and threats at
:i She continued despite the offi-
cer's repeated warnings, and even-
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for two suspects in the beating of a
Glen St. Mary man outside a con-
venience store on north Sixth
Street January 19.
Jason Carter, 30, of Macclenny
and Shanon Zilch, 29, of Sander-
son are wanted for aggravated bat-
tery and battery.
Robert Carter Jr. and Raymond
Bozeman were parked at the
Quick & Handy when Jason Carter
and Mr. Zilch pulled up around
4:47 pm and began arguing with
Robert Carter, who is dating Mr.
Zilch's former girlfriend.
They started hitting him, then
Mr. Zilch got a metal rod out of
the truck and began beating Robert
Carter in the forehead.
Mr. Zilch and Jason Carter fled
before Deputy Charles Goldsmith
arrived to find Robert Carter lying
in the parking lot'bleeding heavily.
Police were unable to locate ei-
In a similar case, Joshua Davis
of Macclenny told police he was
attacked January 17 while walking
on Woodlawn Road.
He said two people in a silver
Ford Explorer yelled obscenities at
him as they drove by. When they
did it a second time, he held up his
hands and they came back and
They hit him in the forehead
with an unidentified object, open-
ing a three-inch cut.
There are no suspects.
A Macclenny man was arrested
January 22 for aggravated assault
after threatening a bartender with a
Micky Turner, 37, was arguing
with his girlfriend around 4 pm at
Mac's Liquors on Macclenny Av-
When bartender Becky Lambert
asked him to leave, Mr. Turner
pulled out a folding knife and
waved it at her with the blade
open. When she called police, he
Mr. Turner was arrested at his
home on Macclenny Avenue.
Deputy David Morgan found
the knife on the floor in Mr. Turn-
Ms. Lambert confirmed the
knife was the one he used to
threaten her. Mr. Turner, however,
said the knife wasn't his.
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Deadline: February 7th at 4:00 pm
Arsenic testing at old
landfill may cost $150K
A change in federal standards
for acceptable levels of arsenic in
closed landfills could cost Baker
County a lot of money.
Even the process of proving it
will not be economically feasible
to remove trace amounts in the
old Steel Bridge Landfill is likely
to be expensive, engineer Frank
Darabi told the New River Solid
Waste Association January 13.
Mr. Darabi is the engineer for
New River's Ellerbee Curve
Landfill, as well as counties Bak-
er, Bradford and Union counties.
Steel Bridge passed the Depart-
ment of Environmental Protection
standards for arsenic at the time it
was closed in 1993. However, a
recent change calls for the level in
groundwater to match that of
drinking water. Much of Florida's
water supply seeps down from the
surface into underground aquifers.
Most landfills do show trace
amounts of arsenic, as well as
other contaminants. Steel Bridge
was an unlined landfill, the prac-
tice at the time it was in use to al-
low leachate to percolate down
through sandy soil and presum-
ably spread the contaminants to
very small traces.
However, the rules changed af-
ter harmful elements began show-
ing up in wells. Now a landfill
site must have a thick natural clay
layer, atop which are laid several
sealed plastic layers to contain the
leachate, which is generally si-
phoned out of the buried garbage
and sent to a sewage treatment
Ellerbee Curve has an experi-
mental bioreactor project in sever-
al cells, in which the leachate and
air are pumped back into the cell.
The goal is to see if the process
Mr. Darabi said he will contin-
ue negotiating with the federal
environmental agency, but the
counties could expect to pay up to
$150,000 each just to prove ar-
senic removal is impractical at the
In other business, the landfill
board welcomed Baker County
representatives Julie Combs and
Mark Hartley, and welcomed
back Bradford representative Eddie
Lewis. Ms. Combs was elected
secretary/treasurer; Bradford rep-
resentative Doyle Thomas was re-
elected chairman and Union rep-
resentative Wayne Smith vice
The board voted approval to
,increase its contribution to family
health insurance premiums to
$500 per month, leaving employ-
ees to pay only $113.54. The
landfill already pays all the em-
Bids were opened for 13 sur-
plus items; two of the winning
bids were by board members: Mr.
Thomas at $4898 for a 1992 trac-
tor, Mr. Smith at $150 for a 25
foot flat-bed trailer.
Reddish and White CPA firm
of Starke was chosenthe landfill
board's financial.consultant on in-
vesting various escrow accounts
required toward future expansion,
closure and monitoring of filled
garbage cells, and equipment pur-
Battery, drug charges filed
A Sanderson woman was arrest-
ed January 18 for battery and fel-
ony drug possession after choking
Jannell Perry, 28, who lives
with her mother on God's Acre
Lane, was taking her three sons to
wrestling practice around 6:15 pm.
The eldest didn't want to go, so
Ms. Perry tried to drag him out of
the house. Her mother, Mary Van-
vactor, intervened, but Ms. Perry
spit in her face.
She left after her boyfriend
heard the commotion and broke up
Police had been called to the
home several times in the past year
for similar incidents.
Deputy Michael Crews stopped
her about a half mile away.
A search of her purse turned up
more than 50 prescription pills of
various types. However, she had
no prescriptions for them.
The deputy also found a hypo-
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dermic needle in her purse.
When he asked her if it was for
diabetic reasons, she replied, "No,
-that has been there since I shot up
In another domestic violence
case, a 15-year-old Macclenny girl
was arrested January 18 after hit-
ting and kicking her mother.
The girl returned to her' home
on Thomas Circle after being re-
ported missing January 16 and
barricaded herself inside her bed-
When her mother entered the
room through a window around
4:30 pm, the girl went off on her.
The girl was arrested and charg-
ed with battery/domestic violence.
THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, January 27, 2005 Page Seven
Runs light; hit with a DUI
A driver who ran the stop light
at US 90 and Sixth Street was ar-
rested January 22 for driving un-
der the influence of alcohol.
Shawn Daniels, 30, admitted he
had been drinking whiskey of the
same name (Jack Daniels), then
failed roadside sobriety tests.
Deputy Sgt. Thomas Dyal saw
him run through the light east-
bound around 12:28 am. The offi-
cer stopped him after Mr. Daniels
turned south on Fifth Street.
A breath test measured his
blood alcohol content at .135, .158
and .152. In Florida, .08 is consid-
Mr. Daniels also was cited for
an expired tag, driving with a sus-
pended license, and failure to
To appear in pre-Super Bowl show
Dusty Weeks (left), shown here with song writing partner Don Pedigo, will appear with his
band Double D at the Super Bowl Festival in Green Cove Springs at the Reynolds Park
Yacht Center on the St. Johns.River on February 3. The former Clay County resident, who
has numerous relatives in Baker County, will open for Sammy Kershaw at the event, one of
numerous pre-Super Bowl parties in the Jacksonville area. Dusty, who now lives in
Nashville, will do a preview performance at 7:00 pm on February 2 at the C&J work yard
off SR 121 north ofMacclenny and it is open to the public with donations for admission.
PHOTO COURTESY OF DUSTY WEEKS
maintain a single lane.
In another alcohol-related case,
Troy Hesters, 45, was arrested Jan-
uary 20 for disorderly intoxication.
Deputy Benjamin Anderson ap-
proached him in the McDonald's
parking lot around 11:30 pm.
Mr. Hesters reeked of alcohol
and slurred his speech as he ex-
plained he wasn't supposed to
drink because he was on probation
The officer told him to call
someone to pick him up or he
would have to take him into cus-
tody for his own safety.
"Go ahead and take me to jail,"
replied Mr. Hesters, "I know I
have done wrong and I might as
well face it now."
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A Glen St. Mary man was ar-
rested January 22 after going to, a
woman's house despite a trespass
warning issued against him last
George Griffis, 18, had contin-
ued to go to the woman's house
despite the warning.
Deputy James Parham III was
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including two sets of brothers, are
implicated in a burglary and theft
of guns and other equipment from
First Coast Paintball on South
Lowder in Macclenny.
The youths, at least some of
whom live nearby, reportedly con-
fessed to involvement in the bur-
glary that occurred between Janu-
ary 17-22. It was reported by own-
er Charles Jones of Jacksonville.
Three masks, two paintball
guns, several compressed gas
cylinders and other equipment
were removed from a structure on
Deputy Jeff Dawson learned
that two of the boys had recently
acquired the guns, and questioned
them in the presence of parents.
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Sunshine Lane around 10:00 pm
after taking a report when he saw a
truck with Mr. Griffis inside dri-
ving toward the house.
The officer returned to find Mr.
Griffis there and arrest him. He al-
so issued trespass warnings to two
men with him.
In another trespassing case, a
man and a juvenile were arrested
January 22 after police saw them
standing next to a truck on West
Boulevard around 9:50 pm.
Matthew Lindsey, 18, and a 17-
year-old boy ran when they saw
Deputy Thomas Dyal, who later
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were doing standing around the
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John Clark, 78,
John Milton Clark, 78, of Glen
St. Mary died January 24, 2005 at
W. Frank Wells Nursing Home. He
was born February 17, 1926 in
Baldwin and lived in Baker Coun-
ty most of his life. He was the
owner and operator of Milton's
Electric Service and a member of
Raiford Road Church. Mr. Clark
served in the Coast Guard during
He was predeceased by parents
Clyde and Mildred Thomas Milton
Clark. Survivors include daughters
Cathy Rhoden (Wayne) of Mac-
clenny, Christine Tyson (Billy) of
Macclenny and Cindy Rhoden
(Ronnie) of Glen St. Mary; son
John Milton Clark II (Janice) of
Glen St. Mary; 11 grandchildren
and nine great grandchildren.
A service was held January 26
at his church with Pastors Eddie
Griffis and Johnnie Raulerson offi-
ciating. Burial was at Oak Grove
Cemetery in Macclenny. V. Todd
Ferreira Funeral Services of Mac-
clenny was in charge of arrange-
dies of injuries
Hattie Lou English of Macclen-
ny died January 21 of injuries sus-
tained in an automobile accident.
Mrs. English is survived by son
Lonnie J. McNeil; grandchildren
cel McNeil and
: children; sev-
Mrs. Englih, serviceewill be i
held at 11:00 amnSaturday, January
29 at St. James Baptist Church with
pastor Rev. George Smith officiat-
ing. Visitation will be Friday, Jan-
uary 28, 5-7 pm in the chapel and
at the church on Saturday from
9:30 am until the service. The cor-
tege will assemble at the residence
at 10:00 am. Interment will be in
Mt. Herman Cemetery, Macclen-
ny. Brown-Green-Fralin Funeral
Home, Macclenny, is in charge of
CR 127 N. of Sanderson
Sunday School 10:00 am
Sunday Morning Service 11:00 am
Sunday Night Service 6.00 pm
Wed. Night Service 7:30 pm
Where Eeryone is Somebody and
Jesus is the Leader
Pastor Rev. Ernle Terrell
First Baptist Church
CR 229 S., Sanderson, FL
Sunday School 10:00 am
Sun. Morning Worship 11:00 am
Sun. Evening Worship 6:00 pm
Wed. Eve. Bible Study 7:00 pm
Pastor Bob Christmas
Katherine C. Hilgerson, 82, of
Baldwin died January 19, 2005 at
her residence following an extend-
ed illness. She was born in Jack-
sonville and was a life long resi-
dent of Baldwin. She was a home-
maker and member of the Grace
She was predeceased by parents
Louis E. and Malvie L. Manning.
Survivors include husband Arthur
B. Hilgerson Sr. of Baldwin; son
Arthur B. Hilgerson Jr. (Karen) of
Lake City; daughters Linda Mc-
Glasham (David) of Spring City,
Tenn., Lizzie Perritt (Red) of Pace,
Fla., Mary Watson (Lavern) of
Baldwin, Doloris Dunway (Wayne)
of Lake City, Rita Bangs (John) of
Baldwin; brother Kenneth Man-
ning of Ky.; sister Rita Lidwig of
A funeral service was held Jan-
uary 24 at Guerry Funeral Home
of Macclenny with Rev. Gene
Burnsed officiating. Burial will be
at a later date. The family requests
that in lieu of flowers, memorials
be made to the American Heart
Association, P.O. Box 21475, St.
Petersburg, Florida 33742.
Tom Moore dies
on January 16
Larry Thomas "Tom" Moore,
61, of Glen St. Mary died January
16, 2005. He was born in St. Lou-
is, Missouri, and served 22 years
in the U.S. Marines. He was a Vi-
He was predeceased by wife
Linda G. Moore. Survivors in-
clude sons Steve Moore and Lar-
ry T. Moore Jr.; daughters Lori
Moore McClellan and Lisa Moore
Hesters; mother Marie Moore;
sisters Debbie Beall and Judy
Barnett; five grandchildren and
A private,,s:yv.ce. will be held,
at a later date. A Dignified Alter-
native-Hatcher Cremations was in
charge of arrangements.
Minnie B. Johns, 77, of Mac-
clenny died January 23, 2005 at St.
Vincent's Medical Center follow-
ing an extended illness. She was
born in Moniac, Ga., and lived in
Jacksonville before moving to
Macclenny in 1990. She lived in
North Carolina in the summertime.
She worked 10 years for Earl Sapp
Bookkeeping Service and retired
from the Standard Oil Co. after
many years of service. She was a
former member of Cedar Creek
Baptist Church, a current member
of Franklin Grove Baptist Church
of Bryson City, N.C. and First
Baptist Church of Macclenny.
She was predeceased by parents
James Harley and Lossie Rhoden
Burnsed and daughter Wanda
Johns. Survivors include husband
Charles Clifford Johns of Mac-
clenny; brother Nathan Burnsed of
Baxter; sisters Edna Sands of
Macclenny and Geneva Griffin of
A service was held at 11:00 am
January 26 at First Baptist Church
of Macclenny with Revs. John
Montgomery and Ronald Kimbrell
officiating. Burial followed at
Riverside Memorial Park Ceme-
tery in Jacksonville. Guerry Funer-
al Home of Macclenny was in
charge of arrangements.
Thanks so much
The family of Robert Hart
would like to thank everyone for
your support, prayers and love
during his illness and passing. We
will always remember the kind-
ness you have shown our family,
and please know we are full of ap-
preciation when thoughts of him
bring a smile to your face and
keep his memory alive.
Special thanks to the Baker
County Sheriff's Department,
emergency services, Dr. Edsel
Bone and First Baptist Church of
Macclenny, First Baptist Church
of Glen St. Mary, V. Todd Ferreira
Funeral Services, Kelley Norman,
Bob Gerard and Denny Wells for
your special music.
Speak Up for a Child
nd Make aDifference
Mr. Roberts, 57,
Vietnam veteran /
William E. Roberts, 57, died Jan-
uary 22, 2005 after a lengthy ill-
ness. He was born in Marianna,
Fla., and made his home in Talla-
hassee and then
,- "^ ^ Maeclenny
-.' when his em-
red him to
served two -
tours of duty in
served 10 years
in the Army as
Mr. Roberts a helicopter.
crew chief. He was a member of the
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter
Survivors include his wife of 35
years, Dorothy E. Roberts; son Wil-
liam C. Roberts of Atlanta; daugh-
ters Dorothy E. Menasco of Talla-
hassee and Rebecca L. Roberts of
Jacksonville; mother Delphine
Roberts of Chipley; sisters Gwen
Moran of Pensacola, Linda Sue
Corbin of Chipley and Kathrine
Keith of Cottondale; grandchildren
Jasmin and Cameron Roberts of At-
A service will be held January
29 at 1:00 pm at the Church of Je-
sus Christ of Latter Day Saints of
Macclenny. A burial service will
be held in Tallahassee January 27.
Bevis Funeral Home of Tallahas-
see is in charge of arrangements.
The Kosiorek family of Shelby-
ville, Tenn. will perform February
2 at 7:00 pm at Emmanuel Baptist
Church, located at 12286 N. CR
23A. For further information, call
r Mt. Zion N.C.
Hwy. 121 N. 259-4461
Sunday School 10:00
Sunday morning service 11:00
Sunday night service 6:00
Wed. service 7:00 p.m. .,
THE CHURCH THAT .
EVERYONE WELCOME! ""
Pastor Rev. Bobby Griffin
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St. James Episcopal Church
Minnesota Ave. Maccenny. Fla.
Sunday School 9:00 am
Sunday Service 10:00 am
CHURCH OF CHRIST
573 S. 5th St. 259-6059
Sunday Bible Study 9:45 am
Fellowship 10:30 am 11:00 am
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Sun. Morning Sunday School 10:00 am
Sunday Morning Service 11 :0 am
Sunday Evening Service 7:00 pm
Every 2nd & 41h Sunday
Tuesday Evening Bible Study 7:00 pm
Pastoral Teaching Thursday 7:00 pm
Pastor: Elder Joe N. Raise
1450 S. 8th St.. Placclenny
93 N. 5th St., Macclenny 259-3551
Sunday School: 10:00 am
Sunday Worship: 11:00 am
Sunday Youth: 6:00 pm
Wednesday Dinner: 5:45 pm
Wednesday Worship: 6:15 pm
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Is evil sexier than true love?
The January 16-22, 2005 edi-
tion of TV Guide published an arti-
cle by David Hochman entitled
Hell's Belle. It reviews the new
Fox series Point Pleasant created
by Marti Noxon and featuring a
mysterious teenage daughter of
Satan struggling with how much to
yield to her evil side and whether
to align with a good man or an evil
Noxon is quoted as saying, "Evil
is sexy, which is why it's fun to
write about. Evil presents itself in
a thousand delicious and tempting
ways. And it is always much hard-
er, especially for teenagers, to
choose to live with grace, kindness
On the day I read that quote I
was privileged to watch a miracle
S happen before my eyes. Two
young people in their early 20s
spoke their marriage vows and be-
came one. This couple had been
engaged for a little over a year,
were both virgins having chosen to
save their fullest sexual experience
for their wedding night.
Of course, it wasn't easy. They
were vital young people in love
with the same sexual urges as ev-
eryone else. When they both got
jobs in Jacksonville, to the shock
and surprise of their landlord, they
rented separate apartments in the
same complex rather than sharing
one, believing the financial sav-
ings weren't worth the risk of
When a few weeks before their
wedding, they again had to move,
they fixed separate bedrooms in
the apartment they would share to-
I wish you could have seen the
look on the groom's face as the
church doors opened and he first
glimpsed his dazzling bride dress-
ed in her white gown and wearing
a;radiant smile on her face. Or if
you could have only beheld the ex-
citement dancing in her eves as
she.tul hr & risE ion, there_
CR 127 N., SANDERSON, FL
SUNDAY SCHOOL 10:00 AM
MORNING WORSHIP 11:00 AM
SUNDAY EVENING WORSHIP 6:00 PM
WED. EVENING PRAYER SERVE. 7:30 PM
PASTOR: ORAL E. LYONS
would be no doubt in your mind
which scenario is sexier.
Evil is not sexy. It is a tawdry
imitation designed to keep us from
ever experiencing true sexiness. It
would seem it is winning.
In an age when Hollywood has
convinced us its version of sexual-
ity is the real thing, how many
young couples will ever enjoy the
full wonder and awe of sharing
oneself with the love of their life
alone? How many young people
will ever know the fulfillment in
commitment? How many will ex-
perience the thrill of a life built
around love, honor, trust and God?
The push is on to remove God
from all public expression and
convince us all there are more
thrills waiting for us if we will just
give in to our baser selves. On this
path, we are forced to extremes to
achieve the next rush of adrenaline
and excitement, and the ultimate
end is death.
No, Mr. Noxon, evil isn't sexy,
fun or delicious, and promoting it
isn't life. Our young people de-
serve better-much, much better-
and there is at least one couple in
this world who is on the path to
We would like to thank Phyllis
Rhoden and all the staff at Wells
.Nursing Home for taking care of
our mother, Lora Curry, over the
last seven years. Macclenny is so
lucky to have a facility like this in
our community. The nursing home
is well-maintained and the staff is
always friendly and caring.
We, would especially like to
thank Fraser Funeral Home for
their professional yet personal as-
sistance. Also, a special thank you
for Mr. Cecil for transporting our
mother to DeFuniak Springs, Flor-
FROM THE CHILDREN OF LORA CURRY,
VIRGINIA AND STEVE ROLPH,
-SUSIE AND TERRY STEELE,
T.L. AND SUE CURRY
N-w Hope fr the Co'nmnnitl
Five Churches Road
Hwy. 127 Sanderson, FL
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00a.m.
Wed. Night Bible Study 7:00 p.m.
Evey 4 Sunday Night Service 7:00 p.m.
\ Videll IE WIlilliams -Pastor
Jesus: The Way, The Truth and The Life
Sunday School 10:00 A.M. Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 P.M.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 A.M. Wed. Eve. Worship 7:30 P.M.
Pastor Rev. Shannon Conner
North 6th Street Macclenny 259-3500
IP, IIFT)k C,
Five generations ofPrevatts get together
A recent holiday family gathering brought together five generations (l-r) great-grand-
daughter Shanie Griffin with daughter Shana Griffin, Ms. Irene Prevatt, son Larry Prevatt,
(standing) granddaughter Janie Griffin, great-great-grandson Shay Jr with father Shay
Griffin. All are from Whitehouse except Ms. Prevatt and her son, who live in Macclenny.
Shots available Get EVERYBODY'S
The Baker County Health De- attention for only
apartment still has a supply of flu
vaccine. Due to the availability of
flu vaccine, all Floridians are now
eligible to get the vaccine. 4 .u
Flu shots are dispersed by ap- PR
pointment only for $15. Call 259- PRESS CLASSIFIEDS
6291 ext. 2222 for an appointment.
Come and magnify the Lord and worship with us
Glen Friendship Tabernacle
Clinton Ave. Glen St. Mary
WJXR Radio Service Sunday 8:30 am
S Morning Worship Service 10:30 am
Children's Church 11:30 am
Evangelistic 6:00 pm
Bible Study (Wed.) 7:30 pm
Please visit our website at: http://www.glentab.com
Rev. Albert Starling Home: 259-3982* Church: 259-6521
R d r S 8:3
Sunday AM Worship 11:00 am
Sunday PM Services 6:00 pm
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting 7:00 pm
Pastor J.C. Lauramore Welcomes All
First Baptist Church
B GLEN ST. MARY, FLORIDA
Sunday School 9:45 AM Sunday Morning Worship 11 AM
SSunday Evening Worship 6 PM
"j Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7 PM
Pastor Tim Patterson
Perry Hays, Associate Pastor
Michael D. Schatz, Associate Pastor
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Phone (904) 259-4375 FAX (904) 259-6146
The following vehicle will be sold at public
auction February 11,2005 at 10:00 am, at Higgin-
botham's Towing & Recovery, US 90 West, Glen
St. Mary, FL 32040.
1988 Honda PC
REGISTRATION OF FICTITIOUS NAMES
I the undersigned, being duly swom, do here-
by declare under oath that the names of all per-
sons interested in the business or profession car-
ried on under the name of David's Painting and
Home Repairs whose principle place is 208
South 3rd Street, Macclenny, FL 32063 and the
extent of the interest of each is as follows:
NAME EXTENT OF INTEREST
David Campbell 100%
STATE OF FLORIDA
COUNTY OF BAKER
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 24th
day of January, 2005.
Clerk of Courts
Baker County, Florida
By Chris Thomas
As Deputy Clerk
REGISTRATION OF FICTmOUS NAMES
I the undersigned, being duly sworn, do here-
by declare under oath that the names of all per-
sons interested in the business or profession car-
ried on under the name of Southern Sun whose
principle place of interest is: 7445 S. State Rd.
121, Macclenny, FL 32063 and the extent of the
interest of each is as follows:
NAME EXTENT OF INTEREST
Trudie Brown 100%
STATE OF FLORIDA
COUNTY OF BAKER
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 26th
day of January, 2005.
Clerk of Courts
Baker County, Florida
By Jamie Crews
As Deputy Clerk
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
CASE NO.: 2004-CA-000125
FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSO-
CHRISTOPHER S. MOBLEY, BAKER
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an
order of final judgement of foreclosure dated Jan-
uary 13, 2005, entered in Civil Case No. 2004-
CA-000125 of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial
Circuit In and for Baker County, Florida, wherein
Federal National Mortgage Association is plaintiff
and Christopher S. Mobley are defendants, I will
sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the
east door of the Baker County Courthouse locat-
ed at 339 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny,
4 Baker County, Florida at 11:00 am on March 2,
2005 the following described property as set forth
in said final judgement, to wit:
Lot 4, Block 52, of the Town of Mac-
clenny, according to the plat thereof
recorded In Deed Book "D", Page 800
of the Public Records of Baker County,
S If you are a person with a disability who
needs any accommodation in order to participate
in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to
you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please
contact Baker County Courthouse, 339 East Mac-
clenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063 within 2
working days of your receipt of this notice of sale:
If you are hearing Impaired, call: 1-800-955-8771;
if you are voice impaired, call: 1-800-955-8770.
DATED at Macclenny, Florida this 14th day of
Clerk of Courts
By: Jamie Crews
As Deputy Clerk
SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP
Woodland Corporate Center
4505 Woodland Corp. Blvd.
Tampa, Florida 33614
Telephone: (813) 880-8888
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
FILE NO.: 04-CP-55
IN RE: ESTATE OF
JAMES DONALD RICHARDSON,
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR
DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE:
You are hereby notified that the administra-
tion of the estate of James Donald Richardson,
deceased, File Number 04-CP-55, is pending in
the Circuit Court for Baker County, Florida, Pro-
bate Division, the address of which is 339 East
Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063.
The names and addresses of the personal repre-
sentative and the personal representative's atto-
ney are set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS are notified
All creditors of the decedent and other, per-
sons having claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate on whom a copy of this notice is
served, within three months after the date of the
first publication of this notice must file their claim
with this court within the later of three months af-
ter the date of the first publication of this notice or
thirty days after the date of service of a copy of
this notice on them.
All other creditors of the decedent and per-
sons having claims or demands against the dece-
dent's estate must file their claims with this court
within three months after the date of the first pub-
lication of this notice.
ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS AND OBJEC-
TIONS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER
The date of the first publication of this notice
is January 20, 2005.
Attorney for personal representative:
HUGH COTNEY, P.A.
905 Blackstone Building
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Mrs. Wanda Richardson
7124 James Britt Road
Glen St. Mary, FL 32040
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
CASE NO.: 02-2004-CA-0036
BERGE H. MARKARIAN AND MELINE A.
MARKARIAN, HIS WIFE,
ROGER ALVA BRANNON AND VICKY
ANNE BRANNON, HIS WIFE, AND STATE OF
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to
a final judgement of foreclosure entered in the
above styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Baker
County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in
Baker County, Florida, described as follows:
Part of Section 16, Township 2 South,
Range 21 East, Baker County, Florida,
and being more particularly described
as follows: Commence at the Southwest
comer of said Section 16; thence on the
South line of said Section 16, North
89'18'29" East, 2049.78' to the point of
beginning; thence continue on said
South line, 972.89'; thence North
01Q10'55" East, 329.20'; thence South
89Q18'29" West, 535.0' to a point on a
curve, said curve being concave West-
erly and having a radius of 50', thence
along said curve a chord bearing and
a distance of South 70o52'22' West,
94.87' to a point, said point being on
the South right of way line of a 60'
right of way; thence on said South
right of way line, South 8918'29"
West, 358.67'; thence South 00"41'31"
East, 300.00' to the point of beginning.
Together with a 1998 Merl Mobile Home
Title No. 75604175 and
Title No. 75604301
Identification No. FLHML3B121318459
A & B.
at public sale, to the highest and best bidder for
cash at the front door of the Baker County Court-
house, Macclenny, Florida at 11:00 am on Febru-
ary 17, 2005.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court
on this 14th day of January, 2005.
Clerk of Courts
By: Jamie Crews
As Deputy Clerk
FRANK E. MALONEY, JR., P.A.
445 East Macclenny Avenue
Macclenny, FL 32063
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Miss Jeffres and Mr. Lucas
The winner is... scoundrel?
In a fast-paced seven rounds
lasting about an hour January 19,
Garrett Lucas emerged the winner
and Kayla Jeffres the runner-up
among 32 of the Baker County
school district's best spellers.
Garrett, 14, is an 8th grader and
the son of Brian and Leina Lucas
of Macclenny and Cheryl Creel of
Jacksonville. He won the match
correctly spelling "scoundrel" after
Kayla missed "pyrometallurgical."
Kayla is 10 years old, a 5th
grader at Macclenny Elementary,
the daughter of Heather and Butch
Harvill of Macclenny and Adam
Jeffres of Naples, Fla.
Garrett's prizes included a $50
bond from Mercantile Bank, a cer-
tificate to Larry's Subs and a cash
prize from Keller Intermediate
School Principal Fay Sinclair. He
will compete in the regional con-
test next month.
Stephanie Moultrie, a second-year teacher
at Westside Elementary, was recently sin-
gled out in both Florida and the northeast
Florida area for the increased perfor-
mance of her third grade intervention
class on the FCAT assessment tests. The
Florida Department of Education reported
that 55% of her students who took the test
rose from a level one status to level three
or higher. The performance was equalled
or surpassed in only five elementary
schools in Northeast Florida. Ms. Moul-
trie is a 1996 graduate of Baker High who
returned here after eight years in the US
Army. Her citation was from both FDOE
and the Northeast Florida Education Con-
sortium that includes Baker County.
The following activities are
A scheduled in Baker County
schools for the week of January
31-February 5. This listing may
C be incomplete and subject to
change without notice.
1 *January 31: BCHS- Girls'
2 basketball vs. Femandina (H) at
3 6-7 pm.
S *February 1: BCHS- Boys'
basketball at Clay at 6-7 pm.
S Girls' basketball at Keystone
Heights at 6-7,pm.
B *February 3: BCHS- Dis-
C trict FBLA contests at FCCJ.
SFebruary 4: District Wide-
1 Progress reports go home. BC-
HS- Boys' basketball at Lake
2 City at 6-7 pm.
3 -February 5: BCHS- JV
W wrestling at Lincoln at 9-10 am.
Boys' basketball vs. Episcopal
A (homecoming) at 6-7 pm. BC-
B MS- Saturday school, FCAT
C math at 8:00 am-noon.
Kayla received a $50 bond from
The other contestants were:
Brandon Alexander, Bart Butler,
Stormi Clouse, Brooke Combs,
Gage Crawford, Rachel Davis, Ro-
bert Dietz, Lindsay Drury, Blaine
Finley, Nicholas Gadsby, Kelton
Givens, Brett Griffis, Kevohntee
Hadley, Breanna Hembree, Nathan
Johnson, Savanna Johnson, Dillon
Jones, Erika Kosier, Jeff Lambert,
Justin Miller, Richard Moore, Al-
isha Ploucher, Carrie Richardson,
Brittani Sapp, Kyle Smallwood,
David Smith, Kelsey Starling,
Rickie Tharpe, B.J. Walker, James
Washbur, April Williams. Coordi-
nators were McKenzie Harrison
and Lisa Braddy.
Judges were Naomi Roberson,
Melonie Meeks-Johnson and Flo
Holloway. Ronnie Kirkland was
the word caller.
Westside Elementary School in
Glen St. Mary is turning into a sci-
ence laboratory. Raisins will dance
and eggs will float during this day
long event. So bring your labcoats
and observe the experiments from
10:00 am-2:00 pm on January 28.
Thanks for help
The 4H Hands and Hooves Club
would like to thank everyone who
helped make our chicken dinner
fundraiser a success. A special
thank you to Anna Bolduc for
cooking all the dinners.
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BAKER COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL
Principal's List Second Nine Weeks
5th grade: Kyle Williamson.
6th Grade: Caleb Alford, Oliver Anderson, Amber Antoine, William Baker III, Tyler Beach, Ryan
Bellovich, Brooklyn Bennett, Amanda Bozeman, Randall Cams, Kasie Carter, Lani Crabtree, Victoria
Crawford, Christian Crews, Kari Crummey, Tiffany Dobbs, Thomas Dorsey, Tiffany Edge, Austin El-
rod, Seth Fletcher, Billy Folsom III, Emily Gibbs, Tyler Givens, Joshua Griffis, Lily Griffis, Jena
Gross, Ryan Guillory, Nathan Johnson, Daniel King, Harli Livingston, Sarah Marcum, Julia Martin,
Bryan Meyers, Charles Miller, Matthew Morris, Marcus Nipper, Brooke Potts, Melissa Rambo, Hamp-
ton Raulerson Jr, Rebecca Rhynehardt, Christopher Richerson, Kevin Rumsey, Phillip Sasse, Kristopher
Smith, William Smith, Austen Steven, Ashley Stuhr, James Taylor, Jordan Taylor, Lucas Thompson,
Haylie Thornton, Morgan Tubbs, Leah Wheeler, Broneshia Wilson, Kasey Yarborough, Collin Young,
Crystal Bennett, Jake Betros, Hanna Blue, Taylor Blum, Billie Brannen Jr, Justin Campbell, Alicia
Combs, Destani Combs, Cody Crews, Dustin Davis, Allison Evans, Matthew Everett Jr, Rachel Famesi,
Dustin Faulkner, Lindsey Fish, Delaney Gainey, Crystal Gartica, James Hodgson, Willis Hurst, Dylan
Kett, Savannah Knabb, Tierra Lee, Joshua Lovett, Shaylah Manning, Saige McCullough, Aiver Metts,
Heather Miller, Nicholas Mobley, Kelton Nipper, Devon Paige, Jeremy Pietrowski Jr, Clifford Qualter,
Shakirra Reed, Jessica Rhoden, Chad Sodek, Rachael Sorrells, Caleb Southard, Jacob Taylor, Zachary
7th Grade: Christian Allen, Gabriel Blackmon, Ashley Bryant, Jessica Buhler, Trista Bumham,
Ashley Burs, Heather Cales, Guadalupe Campos, Amber Cole, Ashley Cole, Margaret Cook, Dillon
Comn, Gage Crawford, Cameron Crews, Justin Davis, Megan Dolan, Klate Duval, Ryan Griffis, Leon
Gross III, Blake Hart, Sarah Holman, Dustin Jackson, Meredith Johnson, Brandon Jones, Brooke Knabb,
Bryan Lohr, Joshua Lowery, Sarah Mobley, Ethan Munson, Travis Oswald, Cara Overstreet, Emilee
Pass, John Peterson II, Kimberly Register, Cortney Rhoden, Kristina Rife, James Robinson, Cody
Rose, Taryn Stevens, Haley Thigpen, Carissa Ward, Alexis Washington, Cody Wheeler, Rebecca
Wilds, Cody Wingard, Kriston Zeigler, Brittney Alford, Brittany Bell, Nichole Berry, Chelsey Bryant,
Michelle Donley, Richard Ferguson III, De'braione Fulmore, Kyle Gulledge, Brittany Homitz, Kaylann
Long, Trace McCullough, Russell Moody, Brandon Robertson, Sean Ward, Shelby Witt, Robert Yonn.
8th Grade: Richard Bass, Oedis Blanks, Mikesha Bowden, Thomas Braddy, Stephanie Bradley,
Samantha Buhler, Charlie Bumett IV, Caitlin Chanaki, Macy Coleman, Christopher Crawford, Daniel
Crawford, Miranda Crews, Robert Dugard, Kayla Flynt, Taylor Fraser, Morgan Griffis, Casey Higgin-
botham, Brianna Hinson, Michael Hodges, Alison Hodgson, Erika Kosier, Chrissy Lee, Garrett Lucas,
Austin Luffman, Emily Lyons, Tucker McCullough, Paula McLamb, Rachel Mixon, Tyler Oglesby,
Jonathon Orberg, Jeana Pearce, Wade Raulerson, Ross Sasse, Isaac Simmons Jr., Timothy Smith, Felisha
Starling, Sarah Trawick, Wynesha Wallace, Jonathan Wignall, William Allen, Michael Balas, Chase
Bennett, Ethan Campbell, Lacie Carter, Casen Crews, Jacob Harrison, Amos Harvey III, Rebecca Hen-
derson, Cierra Hilton, Tyler Hodges, Justin Howell, Jason Leonard, Trek McCullough II, Sarah Nichols,
Jonathan Nix, Brittany Ruise, Michael Schroeer, Sabrina Shumate, Thomas Swartz, Leslie Tanner, Jer-
emy Taylor, Mikell Whitehead, Kristi Whitener, Valerie Wilkerson.
In top five
A former Baker County resi-
dent is among five finalists for the
School-Related Employee of the
Year for 2005 in Clay County.
She is Janie (Chauncey) Loyd,
a principal's secretary and book-
keeper at Clay Hill Elementary.
Ms. Loyd is a former employee of
Wiremil at Sanderson and The
Baker County Press.
GED test schedule
The GED tests will be adminis-
tered February 7, 8 and 9. Regis-
tration is required on February 3 at
7:00 pm at the Baker County
school district office in Macclen-
ny. Registration is limited to the
first 21. Please bring a Florida pic-
ture ID, social security card and
any appropriate waivers.
For more information, call 259-
for the week of
January 31-February 4
MONDAY: Breakfast pizza with milk and
TUESDAY: Sausage biscuit with milk and
WEDNESDAY: Cereal and toast with milk
THURSDAY: Toastable pastry pack with
milk and juice.
FRIDAY: Pancake and sausage on a stick
with milk and juice.
MONDAY: Fish with cheese grits or ham
sandwich, choice of two: parsleyed new pota-
toes, slaw, fruit with roll and milk.
TUESDAY: Beef and macaroni bake or
chicken nuggets, choice of two: potato rounds,
peas and carrots, fruit with roll, pudding and
WEDNESDAY: Baked chicken with roll or
cheeseburger, choice of two: whipped potatoes,
cabbage, peaches with cookie and milk.
THURSDAY: Taco salad with roll or turkey
sandwich, choice of two: cor, salad, fruit and
FRIDAY: Chili and grilled cheese sandwich
or chef's choice, choice of two: French fries,
slaw, fruit and milk.
Tickets on sale through evening of the
petrfrmance at the Box Office 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Dinner Served at 6 p.m. in the Lobo Cafe
Spanish chicken & rice, salad, dinner roll, dessert and
beverage, $6 including tax seating is limited, so please make
reservations February 1-4.
For Ticket Information call
If you have a disability and need assistance,
you may contact (386) 754-4340
Trio of UNF graduates last month
The smiles on the faces ofDeanna Boatright, Kari McClendon and Stephanie Lucas
reflect a job well done as they pose following commencement at the University of North
Florida in December Deanna is the daughter of Danny and Debbie Boyd of Baldwin, and
finished with high honors and a degree in elementary education. Kari, the daughter of Joy
and Ellis Rhoden, Jr ofMacclenny, graduated with highest honors and a degree in art edu-
cation. Stephanie is the daughter of Raymond Lucas and Sharon Smith, and earned honor
level grades obtaining her degree in elementary education. All three accepted positions in
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6th Grade: Kayla Barton, Ashley Brownlee, Macy Bumsed, Crystal Case, Stormi Clouse, Rebek-
ah Combs, Sarah Dugger, Robert Dyer, Blane Finley, Ashley Gueltzow, Jordan Hand, Taylor Hartley,
Ellie Helms, Kara James, Jeffrey Lambert, Denzel Mack, Maise' Martin, Corey Mercer, Dale Muse,
Chase Norman, Jamie Norman, Tyler Overstreet, Angelo Peterson, Jessica Poole, Samantha Poole, Mi-
chael Raulerson, Dalton Roberts, Nicole Ruise, Chelsey Sampley, Anthony Shuman, Brooke Smith, Me-
lissa Staggers, Ellis Starling Jr, Brandy Swords, Haley Taylor, Ashleigh Thick, Cameron Thomas, Ash-
ley Tracy, Samuel Williams II.
7th Grade: Sara Buettgen, Danielle Cole, Corrina D'elia, Rachel Davis, Sarah Davis, Destiny De
La Pena, Britany Delgross, Kellie Dopson, Alexander Evdokimov, Nathan Harrell, Ashley Holton, Ma-
gan Howell, Jason Hurst, Hannah Jackson, Kaitlyn Johnson, James Majetich, Maegan McDonald, Jen-
nifer Nguyen, Meagan Osteen, Caroline Rambo, Cassandra Register, Lindsey Roberts, Tyler Schaper,
Mariah Trosper, Delaney Walker, Kenneth Wells.
8th Grade: Ashley Barrett, Bradley Blum, Lewyn Boyette III, Jennifer Brown, Edwin Cavan-
naugh IV, Wendy Chisholm, Erika Fryer, Shayla Goethe, Kameron Linster, Tracey Miller, Richard
Moore II, Jeffrey Raulerson, Nathan Sharpe, Nathaniel Sheffield, Kyle Smallwood, Brianna Stewart,
Danielle Waldron, Halie White.
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, January 27, 2005 Page Eleven
Ms. Wallace and Mr. DeLaney
Vows February 5
Jim and Bonnie Palleschi of
Macclenny are pleased to an-
nounce the engagement and ap-
proaching marriage of their daugh-
ter, Kimberly Ann Wallace of
Lake City, to Jeffrey Mack De-
Mr. DeLaney is the son of
Linda Mitchell DeLaney of Lake
City and John Colin DeLaney of
Old Town, Florida.
The bride-elect is employed by
Affordable Dentures of Gaines-:
ville; the future groom is self-em-
ployed at Authorized Carpet
Cleaning of Lake City.
The wedding will be at 1:00 pm
on Saturday, February 5, 2005 at
the Shine Hall on Brown Road in
Lake City. A reception follows and
all friends and family are cordially
Ms. Taylor and Mr. Newhard
Rhea and Larry Morgan of Tay-
lor, along with George Newhard of
Live Oak, are pleased to announce
the engagement of children Jean-
nie Marie Taylor and David Elmer
Jeannie is employed by Hamil-
ton County Rescue and Ed Fraser
ER as a paramedic. David is in the
Air National Guard and employed
by Milcom as an electrician
A ceremony is planned for Feb-
mary 12 at 3:00 pm at Celebration
Park in Glen St. Mary. A reception
will follow at the Macclenny Wo-
men's Club. All family and friends
are invited to attend.
After a honeymoon to the Ba-
hamas, the couple plan to reside in
New Years vows
Mr. and Mrs. Ron Fowler of Mac-
clenny are happy to announce the
marriage of their daughter Jessica
to Mr. John Prehodick of Ohio.
The couple exchanged vows on
New Year's Day at the. Baker
County Agricultural Center. They
were married by Revs. W. H. Fow-
ler and Edward Hickox, grandfa-
thers of the bride. The groom will
be leaving next month for a tour of
duty with the US Marine Corps.
The bride is enrolled at UNF, ma-
joring in criminal justice.
Thanks for help
Thanks to our 6th grade teach-
ers, Steve Griffis and Martha Ann
Giddens, for allowing us out of
class the last two weeks to set up
and sell donated items to raise
money for tsunami victims.
Thanks also to area businesses
for their donations: Susan Nowlen
at Davis and Davis Enterprises,
Winn-Dixie, Food Lion, Wal Mart,
Jack Baker, Ed Hartley, Tammy
Norman and Carol James.
Special thanks to Broolyn Ben-
nett, who helped sell and pick up
items; to Jamie Lee Norman, Ka-
sey Yarborough, Taytum McCol-
lough, Ashlyn Kerce, Stephanie
Bradley, Spencer Norman Gerard
and all the other kids in my class
and throughout Baker County
Middle School who helped make
this fund raiser a huge success.
We collected $1732 in just two
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A son arrives
David and Julie Ann Hubbard of
Jacksonville are pleased to an-
nounce the birth of son Joseph
Charles Hubbard on December 22
at 4:52 pm. He weighed seven
pounds, 10 ounces and was 20
He joins four year old sister Jes-
salyn. Grandparents are Dick and
Carmean Johnson of Macclenny,
Patricia and Grady Lowman, Doug
and Natha Hubbard of Montgom-
ery, Ala. and the late Charles Gil-
The monthly meeting of the
Baker County Cancer Support
Group will be on Tuesday, Feb-
ruary 1 at 7:00 pm in the meeting
room of the Baker Cotinty Health
A portion of the program in-
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mation on Relay for Life.
All cancer patients, survivors,
their families and caregivers are
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you want to know more about the
group, please call Mag McGauley
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salad, tomato, pickles, fruit and milk.
FRIDAY: Battered fish, coleslaw, bak-
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Coach Franklin Griffis plots strategy with team members during time out in the Union County game this week.
Lady Wildcats still looking for first
win after losses to Tigers, Warriors
The Wildcat girls basketball
team played another good game at
home, but again came up just short
in a 45-40 loss to Union County
The last home game was a one-
point loss to Bolles.
In between, the Cats fell 56-34
to West Nassau in Callahan Janu-
Coach Franklin Griffis said his
team is still playing hard and fight-
ing for its first win of the year.
Against Union County, the Cats
jumped out to a 7-0 lead, but
turnovers let the Tigers storm back
to take a 13-10 lead at the end of
the first quarter.
The Cats shot and rebounded
well, but turnovers throughout the
game cost them.
At halftime, they'd drawn to
within 23-22, but the Tigers pulled
away to a seven-point lead by the
end of the third period.
The Cats fought back, getting to
On the key possession of the
game, however, they couldn't con-
vert, even after grabbing offensive
rebounds after two missed shots.
Union County finished the
game with an 8-4 run until the
Cats hit a three at the'buzzer.
Sharhonda Dinkens led Baker
with 10 points. Brittany Hinson
scored eight and Deanna McKen-
Against West Nassau, Kylee
Canaday hit for nine, followed by
Hinson and Shannon Nickels with
The Wildcats travel to Baldwin
January 27, then return home to
play Fernandina Beach January 31
on Senior Night, where the team
will honor its four seniors: Can-
day, Dinkens, Cara Givens and
The Cats finish the regular sea-
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1 and at Lake City February 3.
The district tournament is set to
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Baker County High quarterback
Kris Linster will have a chance to
showcase his talent on a bigger
stage during events preceding Su-
per Bowl XXXIX.
Linster, the only Wildcat player
picked for the NFL Global Junior
Championship game, is among 36
letes from 24
schools who -
make up Team
nate up to
three of his
players, each~i ic
of whom must
have at least a KrisLinster
3.0 grade point average through
their junior years.
The games are always held in
conjunction with the Super Bowl
and include outstanding student
athletes from areas surrounding
each year's host city.
Bolles head coach Corky Rog-
ers is coaching Team USA, which
will play teams from Japan,
France, Mexico and Canada for
The games are meant to show-
case American talent from Europe
Linster, also a linebacker for the
Wildcats, will play defense for
Team USA. He is coming off a leg
injury that ended his season early.
The team has had three prac-
tices at Bolles and is scheduled for
four more leading up to the round-
robin style championship.
The games, to be played at
Bolles' Skinner-Barco Stadium,
will consist of two seven-minute
The tournament kicks off Feb-
ruary 2 at 2:00 pm.
The top two teams from the first
round will meet for the champi-
onship February 5 at 4:00 pm.
Game tickets are $6.
Experience paid off in both the
AFC and NFC championship
games as quarterbacks Tom Brady
of New England, and Donovan
McNabb of Philadelphia made
mincemeat of their younger coun-
terparts to send the Patriots and
Eagles to Jacksonville for Super
Pittsburgh Steelers rookie Ben
Roethlisberger was no match for
Brady, the most valuable player in
both New England Super Bowl
wins, while Atlanta Falcons quar-
terback Michael Vick, who had
been 2-1 in playoff games, fell far
short of McNabb, who was play-
ing in his fourth straight confer-
The Patriots, who'd lost in
Pittsburgh earlier this season, dis-
mantled the 16-1 Steelers behind
an opportunistic defense and Bra-
dy's precision passing.
The Steelers turned the ball
over the first two times they had it,
digging themselves a 10-point hole
they could never. crawl out of.
Roethlisberger threw an inter-
ception on his first pass and later
had one returned 83 yards for a
And while the Steelers weren't
counting on Big Ben to win it for
them, they did expect their ground
game and defense to carry the day.
Running back Jerome Bettis,
however, not only failed to surpass
100 yards for the first time in the
eight starts this season, but unchar-
acteristically coughed up a fumble.
Meanwhile, the defense was un-
able to compensate for the of-.
One of the saddest sights Sun-
day evening was the dejected Bet-
tis sitting slumped with his head
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down. He postponed retirement in
hopes of reaching the Super Bowl,
a dream that has eluded him. The
Patriots have snuffed both oppor-
tunities he's had with the Steelers.
The Eagles did much the same
to the Falcons.
Going into the game, the Fal-
cons stood a pretty good chance
The Eagles knew that to win
they not only had to put pressure
on Vick, but prevent him from
breaking out of the pocket and
running for big yards.
Surprisingly, the Eagles were
able to contain the slippery quar-
terback, and indeed, it was McNabb
who was able to run for valuable
People forget that before Vick
was running wild for Virginia
Tech, McNabb was doing much
the same thing at Syracuse.
McNabb could run with the best
of them and he demonstrated a
few of those skills against the Fal-
cons. In the end, it was the experi-
ence of the Eagles that made all
It should be an exciting
matchup at Alltel Stadium..
What worked for Philly against
Atlanta won't work against the
Pats. Corey Dillon is a good run-
ner and Brady a fantastic drop-
By the same token, the wily
McNabb is not the over-awed Big
Ben. The Eagles have a fantastic
receiving corps even without Ter-
rell Owens. They also have a
strong running game.
It should be an evenly matched
and appealing Super Bowl. Quite a
show for Jacksonville.
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Falcons QB Free throws cost Cats victory
BY MICHAEL RINKER
I'm glad the Philadelphia Ea-
gles won the NFC Championship.
Partly because Donovan Mc-
Nabb is a good guy and a true pro-
Partly because I sympathized
with him, the team and the fans af-
ter three consecutive champi-
onship game losses.
Partly because I was an Eagles
fan when I lived in Philly for ten
years, when Buddy Ryan was
coaching, when Jerome Brown
and Reggie White anchored a
tough and exciting "Gang Green"
defense and when Randall Cun-
ningham one of the most electri-
fying players ever was passing
and running (and in one astound-
ing instance, punting) in a manner
rarely seen before or since.
Speaking of quarterbacks who
run, there's Michael Vick.
And that is the biggest reason
I'm glad the Eagles beat the At-
lanta Falcons Sunday.
To put it bluntly, I'm sick of
Vick. Or at least sick of the hype.
Call me when he becomes an
And call me again when sports-
writers stop fawning over the guy.
(I'm not holding my breath wait-
ing for that call.)
About halfway through the sea-
son, someone mentioned that Vick
was on pace to break the single-
season quarterback rushing record
of Bobby Douglas, who ran for
968 yards for the Bears in 1972.
At the same time, sportswriters
were debating whether Tom Brady
is the equal of Joe Montana. Ben
Roethlisberger was being men-
tioned in the same sentences as
Terry Bradshaw, and McNabb,
who came out of college as a "run
first" quarterback, was recognized
among the great leaders in all of
Although Vick came up short of
Sthe record, at least he can say he
was mentioned in the'same breath
as Bobby Douglas.
S.-And he can say it with,an S/E
grin, because the going rate for a
Bobby Douglas Deux is $130 mil-
Falcons owner and Home De-
pot mogul Arthur Blank in mid-
season signed Vick to the richest
NFL contract ever, offering a 10-
year Blank check to a quarterback
.who finished the year with the fol-
lowing rankings: 26th in passing
yards, 21st in passer rating, 27th in
completion.percentage and the
most fumbles of anyone in the
Obviously, the money is an in-
vestment in the team's future as
officials expect/hope that Vick
continues to develop as a passer.
He'll almost certainly get bet-
ter; God knows he can't get much
What has been overlooked,
however, is that it's just as likely
his running ability will diminish as
time goes by.
He's been in the league four
years now. After two or three
more, the aging process, combined
with the pounding he'll take, will
rob his legs of their exceptional
quickness and speed.
He missed nearly all of last year
after suffering a broken leg in a
The more immediate impact,
though, will be when NFL defen-
sive coordinators develop schemes
to blunt his impact.
It's the nature of professional
football. Defenses always adapt.
At first, just the best and brightest
find an answer, then the others fol-
Ask Peyton Manning about Pa-
triots coach Bill Belichick and his
defensive coordinator Romeo
The Eagles on Sunday offered a
blueprint for stopping Vick. It's
simple: pressure and contain.
During the off-season, defen-
sive coaches will mold that strate-
gy to their teams.
The only caveat is personnel.
Some teams just don't have the
players to support the scheme.
As a result, Vick probably will
find some level of success over the
next few years.
If the Falcons' .investment/gam-
ble is to pay off, however, Vick
must develop as a passer and as a
Bobby Douglas never did, but
Donovan McNabb certainly has.
The Wildcat boys basketball
team lost at home to Bolles Tues-
day night because of free throws -
the ones they missed and the ones
they couldn't get the Bulldogs to
Down two with less than 30 sec-
onds to go and Bolles running out
the clock, the Cats tried to put the
Dogs on the line to stop the clock
and get possession on a miss.
However, because they'd com-
mitted so few fouls in the second
half, the Cats had to foul three
times before putting Bolles in the
1 and 1.
Unfortunately, all but three sec-
onds had run off the clock.
When the Bolles player made
the first and missed the second, the
Cats had time only for a despera-
tion three to tie.
Bo Clayton's hurried 25-footer
banged off the glass, giving Bolles
a 44-41 win.
Leading up to the fouling frenzy,
the Wildcats twice had a chance to
tie the game from the foul line.
With under a minute to go,
Bolles rebounded a missed Cat
shot on the front end of a one and
one. Then with 31 seconds to go,
Demarieon Givens stole the ball
and was fouled.
Both free throws went part way
down, but rimmed out.
Bolles took the rebound, then
killed some clock until the Wild-
cats fouled at nine seconds, six
seconds and three seconds.
Andrew Johnson led the Cats
with 16 points, including four
three-pointers. Andrew Bowman
I' t6 atI,.1 ,jmrif l In.
thI wide 2: high steel over-
Ioea' Ui turi r.s ie C. ed
Twone wG indow, anda 48"
Iri j~jii i side entrance do
:OiruN ,q fm, m o -i .n
St^ ^ The Garage includes a 9'
wide 6f/2'high steel over-
head door, full 8'sidewalls,
i| I -' ""' floorjoists 12"O.C. decked
with plyood flowing,
scored 8 and Clayton 6.
The game was close through-
out, with the Bulldogs hitting a
buzzer-beater to end the first quar-
ter up 12-10. At the half, they led
20-17, and by the end of the third
quarter it was 31-29.
With 6:30 to go, the Cats tied
the game on a three-pointer by
The Dogs worked the ball in-
side for a couple of baskets and a
short jumper sandwiched around a
Clayton baseline drive.
Another short jumper extended
Bolles' lead to 41-35 when Wild-
cat coach Charles Ruise called
' i The utility is the most
- ~ .' versatile of the Cook
S designs. It's the only Cook
S design that offers the garage
option. The adaptability of
this unit Is sure to satisfy a
variety of storage needs.
pressure Treated Lumber
3 got to do to get your
small security deposit, first
payment, small delivery fee.
"IT'S THAT SIMPLE"
Bowman hit a layup, but at the
other end of the court the Cats
gave back the points on a goaltend
of a Bolles shot that didn't have a
chance to go in.
Johnson then went to work on
both ends of the court. He hit a
jumper in the lane to draw the Cats
to 43-39 with 2:30 left.
A minute later he dunked after
going coast-to-coast off a steal.
Following a Bolles timeout, he
stole the inbounds pass, calling
timeout as he was falling out of
It was not long after coming out
of the timeout that Baker High
missed its free throws, losing the
chance to tie the game and leading
to the fouling frenzy, the despera-
tion shot and frustrating loss.
The Wildcats record dropped 5-
Earlier in the week they lost 72-
70 in overtime at West Nassau.
Clayton led the scoring in that
game with 22 points. Johnson
The Cats next play January 27
in Lake City, then February 1 at
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Ai Fill Dirt Top Soil
Septic Tank Sand
"pen 8:00 am ~ 4:30 pm
Dustin Combs drives through Bolles defender to basket Tuesday.
LOGS AND PULPWOOD I 1 ACRE OR LARGER
DIAMOND I, INC
"FOR A QUALITY CUT"
CALL 282-5552 KENT WILLIAMS
Garrett Milton sets the perfect screen for a drive to the left by Andrew Johnson.
Perry Sheet Metal Services
Metal Roofing Sales & Installation
** Roof & Gutter Maintenance **
** Vinyl Siding, Soffit & Fascia **
** Sheet Metal Fabrication **
Darrel G. Perry, Jr
Glen St. Mary
259-0757 591-7851 cell.
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It's time for Softball Sign-ups!
Ages 5-18 at Girls' Softball Complex
Jan. 29, Feb. 5 & Feb. 12
from 10 am-2 pm
Applications available online at:
Fees: 1" Child $45, each additional child $25.00
Bring Birth Certificate and Insurance
If you are interested in coaching
there will be a meeting
Feb. 3 at 6:00 pm at the
Call 259-7050 for more
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2000 Kawasaki Prairie 400 4x4 ATV.
one owner,very low hours ridden, ex-
cellent condition, must sell, $4000
OBO, price negotiable. 259-4431
Farm fresh produce, Indian River fruit
all kinds. Bag your own, $5 quarter
bushel; tomatoes $2/basket, cukes
3/$1, bell pepper 3/$1, green boiled
peanuts $3 qt 6th Street beside Mc-
Donalds. Open 7 days, 9.00 am-9
Mahogany fold down table, unique,
$595: coffee table, side tables and
much more. Southern Charm 259-
Firewood, great deals on oak Call Ja-
son 904-509-0507 or Nick 588-6687
Good used appliances. 90 day money
back guarantee 266-4717.
Early 1920 camel back sofa, excellent
condition, $895.Southern Charm 259-
Seasoned firewood. Call 838-3130
Beautiful mahogany twin headboard.
footboard and rails, $295, pair of twin
headboards, footboards and rails,
$295. Mahogany chest. Southern
Charm 259-4140. 12/9rfc
1998 21' Bayliner. real condition.
$8000 259-5789 1 27p
Antique breakfront buffe. breakfront
china cabinet, buffet, large table with 4
chairs, all mahogany, can be seen at
Southern Charm 259-4140 12/9tfc
2000 Yamaha V-Star 1100. wind-
shield, saddle bags. 2 seats, Cobra
pipes crash bars, sissy bar like new.
6000 miles, garage kepi. $4700 firm
Mahogany secretary. beautiful piece.
excellent condition Southern Charm
Real estate, paralegal services, bank-
ruptcy taxes, divorce, adoptions.
deeds wills, nolary service, etc. Call
anytime. John Swanson 266-9270.
Antique bookcases, stack of 4 with
glass doors, walnut. Southern Charm
Blue, green and beige plaid sofa and
overstuffed chair with ottoman, $150.
Oils, acrylics, water colors. canvas-
es, drawing pads and much more' The
ONice Mart. 110 S Fifth Street, 259-
Harmar hydraulic wheel chair lit with
swing away. fis most cars or trucks.
$1200 259-0530 1.'27p
The Franklin Mercantile is now open
for winter! Friday and Saturday 10.00 -
5.00 at the railroad tracks in Glen
259-6040 Ya iI come. 1 27c
1998 Ford Contour SE, power win-
dows. radio.'casselie looks great.
77.000 miles automatic cool a/c light
blue, 4 doors $3000 cash OBO 259-
2253 1 27p
2001 Ford F150 super crew. 4 door.
Lariat package loaded, leather 6 disc
CD keyless entry hard cover gor-
geous red excellent showroom condi-
tion 107 000 miles. $14.000 904-
608-2277 cell or 259-2277 home
1986 Buick Grand National slock all
original, shc.w quality, new paint. im-
maculate condition garage kept.
98,000 miles, a cclleclor's dream
$9500. 275-2251 1 '27p
1994 Chevrolet S-10 4.<4 power win-
dows and locks, chrome loolbox runs
and looks great. $3000 firm 275-
1995 Ford van custom with TV and
more rduai .'c andr hfea 1 i0ri0 S 571-
0913 1 _"p
1987 Toyota pci-up, extended cab.
long bed, great yard truci-. many
miles. still runs good $400 lirm 259-
1983 Chevy 4x4. good condition, runs
great. $3000 firm 686-4697 ,27
Music lessons in Macclenny' All in-
slruments, singing, all ages 653-
Child care. Macclenny II, indoor and
outdoor activities, Monday-Friday
only, 5.00 am-5-30 pm, two years and
up. only three full time children kept
Elderly care in your home, day or
night, 15 years experience. 259-7319
or 653-2166 1/27p
For rent: 6x12 dump trailer for rent,
will hold 6 tons construction debris or
any haul off. 259-3084. 1/27c
Tree trimming removal and clean up.
Licensed and insured 259-7968.
What's under your bed, or in your
closet I collect guitars. Call Lacy
Crews 259-7325 1/6tfc
Tracy Rhoden's Tidy Housekeeping,
dependable, trustworthy and experi-
enced Let me handle the chores for
you Call 904-588-5849 anytime
Piano lessons fast, new, easy way.
For ladies any age. limited spaces
A'Donna Jackson's Income Tax Ser-
vice, low prices for quality work, elec-
tronic filing money in 13 days Call
759-0884 IGlen SI Mary) 1/27-2/24p
Do you have a junk car or truck you
want hauled off or to sell? 259-7968
Child care in my home. low rates.
meals and snacks provided. 653-1099
or 226-2199 1/27c
Now accepting antique furniture on
consignment Pieces have to be in
good condition Call Karin at Southern
Charm 259-4140 2/13tfc
Chihuahuas, $300. For more informa-
tion, call 259-4719 or 588-3394. 1/27p
Dogs: all types from puppies to adults.
Animal Control, $50 boarding fees will
apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc
Boer goat, large male, white with
black head, good breeder, $100. 259-
Happy Jack mange medicine pro-
moles healing and hair growth to any
mange, bare spot, on dogs and horses
without steroids. Glen Cash Store
Found: Jack Russell/Rat Terrier type
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The Baker County Press
Fire Sprinkler technicians and in-
spectors needed. Responsibilities will
be to perform service, repair and day
work installations on fire sprinkler sys-
tems. Requires a minimum of 5 years
experience in this specific field, other
requirements include valid driver's li-
cense, high school diploma, drug
screening and background check.
Great pay and benefits. We are an
EEO company. Please fax or mail re-
sumes to: SimplexGrinnell, 10255 For-
tune Parkway, Jacksonville, FL 32256:
fax 904-363-0674, telephone 486-
Part-time entry level reporter
to help with local sports co\
Send resume and references
Box 598 Macclenny FL 32063
Experienced painters needed
have tools. 259-5877.
Ray's Nursery has opening
weedeaters Call 259-3740.
Friday 8:00 am-?, 710 Shortputt
Dr., Clean, bagged, talking toys
and hand held games, beanies,
Valentine and Easter items. glass,
weight set, 2 custom built Pentium
Friday 8:00 am-3:00 pm, 121 N
on left. Lots of stuff.
Saturday 8:30 am-3:00 pm, Glen.
north on 125 to Madison, right to
10848 Westside St. Men, women
and little girl's clothes, baby items, .
microwave. TV, playpen, twin
stroller, other furniture. No early
Landfill Spotter. The New River Solid
Waste Association is seeking a quali-
fied person for the position of landfill
spotter. Responsibilities include
screening wastes for removal of unau-
thorized materials. Landfill or recycling
experience preferred. This is a tempo-
rary position for a period of six months;
a permanent position may or may not
result. Entry level salary will be $7 per
hour. Applications available at the
New River Regional Landfill, SR 121,
3 miles north of Raiford, FL. Apply be-
tween 8:30 am-5:00 pm. Deadline for
applications is February 10, 2005 at
5:00 pm. New River Solid Waste is a
drug free workplace. Drug testing will
be required. For more information, call
386-431-1000. EOE. 1/27c
Part-time activities person needed.
needed Must be 18 years or older, must bi
ere able to work weekdays, evenings and
to P 0. weekends, must be able to do minima
Paperwork, activities record keeping
9/23trc must be able to work some
holidays/special events. Please com
d. Must plete application at front desk recep
12/30tfc tionist. Iacclenny Nursing and Re
gs for 2 hab, 755 S 5th St. 1/27(
HAVE TRACTOR New This Spring BUG OUT SERVICE R.K. Muse GATEWAY PEST
WILL TRAVEL CRAJCO Yard Care Since i113 Construction, Inc. CONTROL, INC.
railor. la n & backhoc .LC -Cut your ard- Residential & Commerci.,lm .nes 259-3808
Call for free estimates eedea- PsL i onilr, 'R l .I.nil,1I 'c-minmerci.il All i pes of pesi control
Home 259-4191 -Ede drn es, as & side' a La n & Shruh(-e 'N. conrui.i C.ll Esion. Shannon. Brsan
I do one yard at a lime Tericnll PrioiLe iln .. 1111. n- .
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Complete site & underground
ie no% seell-
dirt & slaig
LicrCliC057126 12-2 3 ii5p
B.J. FENCE CO.
All t\pes ot fencing
'Chain link 'Wood '\'inyl
Pool decks ,& kood decks
In-ground pools a% ailable
Wee 'ell & insall
DOUGHBO) abote-ground pools
Serv'icc Reno.diions Cleaning
Repairs Chemicals* Pjrts
69S-E \\esl Macclennr Ae
ne\l to Ra nor'- Pharmac')
Fill A. Winner hours-
WedntJdai. Thur,,dav & Friduv
SajurdJI \ 10 m-2 pm
& I doi them 'Aell
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Tree removal Light hauling
Slump remv al
We haul or hu\ lunk
cars & trucks
We sell horses
24 hour ser' ice
less is the Only \Wa\
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Specializing in residential homes
Licensed & Insured
1 2-.3 r
Damage repir gu.ir:nelcc'
Free estimate CI ll od.i\
WEST GLEN FENCE
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'our Plans or Our Plan,
Bentle, Rhoden -
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ROOFING & REPAIRS
Shingles & mcual rc -roofs
Carpentry' rindi s'doors "i 'c
AND HOME REPAIRS LARRY WESTEALL
Free estmates CORPORATION
Quality work Roofing
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Cutll' trl Inr.'illed
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Licensed & Insured
Trimming Remo al
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Air Conditioners Heat Pumps
24 hour. day emergency sern ice'
Call \ since F.rnesi. Ow\ ncr-Operator
CONNIE F. WHITE
Septic tanks. Tracior work
New\ s:,stems. Repairs.
Sump pumps. Culverts.
Slag hauled & spread
2" & 4" wells
WASTE DISPOSAL, INC.
Garbage pickup for Baker County
Kent Kirkland. 0e ner'Operator
.After-hours computer repair
graphic design & writing
A&R ROOFING, INC.
New roofs Roof repairs
ANGEL AQUA, INC.
Water Softeners Iron Filters
Sales Rentals Service
Total Water Softener Supplies
~ Financing Available -
797 S. 6th Street, Macclenny
Custom house plans
to your specific.aions
Qualified Good References
Bo- Blade Sod
Ask for John or Chuck
30N ears experience
'Residential & commercial'
"New construction & remodeling'
James Combs, owner
THE OFFICE MART
Oils. arn lies. \ atercolor. can% ases
drawing pads & much more!
110 South Fifth Sireet
Quality work-Low rates
'Free estinlmes 'E\cavation
'Dig pond "Slumnp removal
'Root r:tkng *Leveling
'Tree removal, elc
Can haul debris from property
IL.,rge or small Iracis
Person needed to repair and remodel
mobile homes as needed. 259-1136
Leave message. 1/27p
Full time RN for home health aide su-
pervision, home health aides for per-
sonal care, homemaking and Respite
in Baker County. Please call 398-1322
ask for Marion or fax resume to 398-
SCash paid for doing quick and easy
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Driver CDL Class A, 2 years experi-
ence OTR and Regional, home most
weekends, average $700 a week. 259-
Guardian Ad Litem Program, program
attorney-8701, 40 hour/wk position;,
Starke office. Starting salary
$43,544.40 annually, closing date Fri-
day, February 11, 2005. For detailed
information, visit our web site at
Full time RN, day shift, 7:00 am-7:00
pm, every other weekend off. Call 259-
4873 and ask for Sharon for informa-
Every Saturday 7:00 pm at Big Barn
Auction, end of Stacy Rd, Glen St.
Mary, under new management. 904-
962-8724 or call Barbara at 904-353-
4825..License #480. 1/13-2/3p
New 3 BR, 2'/2 BA custom home in Mac-
clenny II, 4245 Birch Street, offered by
builder. 259-6967 or cell 535-8399. Re-
altor participation welcome. 1/27tfc
Owner financing. 3 BR, 2 BA, 1600
sq. ft., 2 car carport, central A/C, large
shed in backyard, quiet neighborhood,
close to great schools, 540 Main St.,
Baldwin, $1900 down, $750 per
month. 545-4614. 1/6-27c
4 BR house, with 1 BR rental in city.
1998 Fleetwood home located on 7/10
acre, 3 BR, 2 BA with 24x30 detached
front garage, partially fenced back yard
with above ground pool and deck, newly
tiled shower in master bath, water soft-
ener and all appliances included. Great
Neighborhood. $74,995. 259-6202 after
5:30 pm for appointments. 1/13-2/3c
2 acres at CR 250A and NRF 732 in
Olustee, $17000. 904-786-0141.
FSBO. Bi-level deck with hot tub. Ele-
gant 3 BR, 2.5 BA brick home in Whis-
pering Pines off Miltondale Rd. Formal
LR and DR, front room with fireplace,
Extra office room, basement storage, 2
car garage, '/2 acre lot, lots of extras,
$229,500. Call 259-7088 for appoint-
ment. 10'o ;,1 i2/3p
3 BR, 2 BA house in Macclenny II, de-
tached garage on 1 acre, $1000 per
month, $1000 deposit. Available Feb-
ruary 15th. 614-4650. 1/20-27p
2 BR and 3 BR mobile home, $450 -
$600 per month, no pets; water, trash
and lawn care included. 912-843-
2 BR, 1 BA, newly remodeled house
with 3/4 acre fenced, no pets or smok-
ing, $650 per month plus deposit. 502-
2 BR, 1'/2 BA trailer, 6 month lease
agreement, $600 deposit, $650
monthly, no pets. 259-4183. 1/27p
11/2 acre lot for mobile home in South
Glen. 259-6735. 9/23tfc
3 BR, 2 BA doublewide on '/2 acre,
paved road, close to town, $650 per
month, 1st, last and security. 259-8751
leave message. 1/27p
2 BR, 1 BA apartment, brick, all elec-
tric, washer and dryer hookup, 12
month lease, $600 per month, $500
deposit, no pets, 351 N. Lowder. 259-
South of Sanderson, 3000 sq. ft home,
brick, 4 BR, 2'/2 BA. 904-502-8834.
3 BR, 2 BA mobile home, Cedar Creek
Drive, Sanderson, $600 deposit, $600
per month, no pets. 275-2577 or 251-
3 BR, 2 BA mobile home with porch on
large lot, CH/A, no pets, $600 per
month, $500 deposit. 259-6849. 1/27p
3 BR, 2 BA home in city limits, no pets,
$825 per month, $500 deposit. 259-
2 BR, 2 BA singlewide, $575 per
month, 1st, last and $300 security.
Available February 1. 259-5877. 1/27c
3 BR, 2 BA mobile home on 1'/2acre,
$400 per month, $200 deposit, no.
pets, no smokinq.275-3221. 1/27c
Save $8K. 2004 Merit, 3 BR, 2 BA,
1500 sq. ft., all upgrades, appliances,
CH/A, garden tub, walk in closets,
$45,900. 259-6485. 1/27-2/3p
1999 16x80, 3 BR, 2 BA, excellent
condition, $18,900; 1999 16x66, 2 BR,
2 BA, excellent condition, $17,900.
838-2648 Randy. 1/20-27p
I co e t yo
1981 mobile home, 14x56, electric
stove, refrigerator, 2 BR, 1'BA, real
nice home, $6000. Delivered and set
up in Baker County. 509-7550. 1/27p
2" & 4" Wells
Call Roger or Roger Dale
Family Owned & Operated
- Licensed & Insured
THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday. January 27. 2004 PAGE FIFTEEN
RENTALS oR SALES
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WE SELL PROPERTY FAST!!
LET US SELL YOURS...
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath- 1400 sq. ft. Mobile Home Park- 5 sin-
DW side glewide mobile homes, each on a
Estatekl assau 75x125 lot plus one 75x125 rental
Countlot. PI o' er
Reduced to $77,500 month ised.
Duval County- Yellow Water Rd. shade trees. Located near schools in
2000 IR, 2 Hilliard (Nassau Cty.) Priced to sell
BA, 1 I ermm nian 1 at $150,000 No owner financing.
an nas its own tsn
$79,900 Reduced to $75,000
Deep Water- 60 beautiful acres
on the St. Mary's River. Many native
palm trees. This unique property was
once a deep water port for sailing
ships. Secluded with its own private
road. Located next to the world
famous White Oak Plantation in
Nassau County. If you are looking
for a private estate site, this is it.
Shown to qualified buyers by appt.
only. Priced at $3,500,000
Land- Located in Lancaster Glen
412 miles west of Macclenny. Easy
access to US Hwy. 90 and 1-10.
Lot #1- 11.74 acres $76,310; Lot
#6- 10.01 acres $65,000; Lot #19-
15.01 acres $67,5000; Lot #21-
25.42 acres $101,680
Nice Building Lot- 1.05 acre in
Oakridge (Off of Bob Burnsed Rd.)
North of Glen St. Mary. Partially
cleared and ready to build on.
Restricted to site built homes only.
High and dry with some trees.
Priced at $29,900
Serving ALL your real estate needs!
Convenient to Gainesville or Lake
City- Immaculate 1489 sq. ft., 3
BR, 2 BA doublewide recently
refurbished, hardwood floors dry-
Nice 3 acre lot with creek on the
back. Located on SW 57th Trail in
Union County. $92-500 Reduced
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath doublewide
mobile home. Lot is over 1 acre.
Located on Yellow Water Rd. in
Duval County. Must see to appreci-
ate. $82,000 Reduced to $77,500
13.5 Acres Located on paved road
in Glen St. Mary, zoned agricultural
7.5. Bring your horses and mobile
home of build your dream home.
799 6t*S.. Mac 0n
town atmosphere with
Affordable living with:
distinct models and elevations to choose from.
-10 west t
228 north of Macclenny.
* Full stucco exterior.
* Concrete block construction.
* No money down programs available from MFC Mortgage.
* From the $130's.
* Convenient to downtown and just 20 minutes from 1-295.
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Monday lla.m.-7 p.m.
Tuesday, Wednesday & Saturday 10 a.m.-7 p.m.
Sunday 11 a.m.-5 p.m.
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Human Resources Development
149 SE Vocational Place
Lake City, FL 32025-2007
Administrative secretarial work of a varied ard highly responsible
nature within the office of the Dean of Arts and Sciences. Duties
require working knowledge of budgets and serves as personal
assistant to the Dean through planning, initiating and carrying to
completion all administrative activities. Applicant needs proficien-
cy in Word, Excel and Microsoft Outlook. Requires high school
diploma, or its equivalent, plus five years secretarial or clerical
experience. Education can substitute year for year for required
experience. Special consideration will be given to applicants with
an Associate's Degree or certificate in a related area.
Salary $22,692.00 annually plus benefits.
Deadline for receiving applications: February 3, 2005
Inquiries: Human Resources Development
Lake City Community College
149 S.E. Vocational Place
Phone (386) 754-4314 Fax (386) 754-4594
Applications-are available on the web-at:-www.lakecitycc.edu
VP/ADANENEO COLLEGE IN EDUCATION & EMPLOYMENT
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