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E BAKER COUNTY PRESS


13840
YONGE LIBRARY FLA. HISTORY
PO BOX 117007 UNIV. FLA.
GAINESVILLE, FL 32611


iol. 11 Thursday June 30, 2005 Macclenny, Florida 500


Prosecutor says


he's 'flabbergasted'


at suspended term


Given to repeat offender


BY MICHAEL RINKER
SPress Staff
A Baker County prosecutor said
he was "flabbergasted" when a
Macclenny man received no jail
time for possession of cocaine and
dealing in stolen property despite
the man's substantial criminal his-
tpry.
Assistant State Attorney J. Mel-
ton Bessinger Jr. said he never ex-
pected that Michael Harvey would-
n't serve time.
The sentencing score- Ha
sheet included with Mr.
Harvey's pre-sentence in- |
vestigation called for him Car
to receive about 55 months Mic
in prison. The maximum 1991
he could have been sen- aa
tenced was 20 years. juaSin
Instead, Circuit Judge more
George Pierce on June 20 more
gave him concurrent five- glary,
year suspended sentences inarr
on each of the two counts,
and 10 years of drug-of- when
fender probation. If he vi- tion.
olates probation, he must dropp
serve the time. drop
Even Mr. Harvey's law- In
yer was surprised., to thr
"I did not expect he yet a
would not get time," said becau
FranL Maloiney. with v
The Macclenny attor- '
ney said, however, that ja'
"he has so many hooks in Mor
him that if he isn't perfect, o
he'll'go to prison."
Mr. Harvey, 28, is still
in jail on other charges, but Mr.
Maloney is working on a motion
for bail.
A statement by sheriff's investi-
gator Gerald Ray Rhoden included
in the pre-sentence investigation
ieads, "He has a drug problem and
should go to prison. He is always in
trouble and has been a problem in
Baker County."
(See related article for Mr. Har-
vey's criminal history.)
In response to a message left
with Barbara Dawicke, director of
criminal court operations for the
8th Judicial Circuit, Judge Pierce
said it's his policy not to discuss his
cases.
"He said this particular order
speaks for itself," according to Ms.
Dawicke.
Somewhat cryptically, the judge
told her, "Mr. Harvey has further
sentencing in the future."
Mr. Maloney said he thinks the
judge was referring to what would
happen if Mr. Harvey violated pro-
bation.
But perhaps he could have been
referring to charges arising from a
scuffle Mr. Harvey had with police
March 19 outside of Mac's Liquors
in Macclenny.
Deputies Charles Ross and Dar-
rin Whitaker went to the bar to ar-
rest him on warrants issued after he
failed to show up in court for a pre-:
trial hearing.
Mr. Harvey had been scheduled
for trial on the cocaine possession
anddealing in stolen property
charges, the crimes for which Judge
Pierce sentenced him.
During the arrest, Mr. Harvey
fought with the deputies.
They charged him with battery
on a police officer, aggravated as-
sault on a police officer and resist-
ing arrest with violence, all felo-
nies.
Mr. Harvey in turn accused the
deputies of police brutality. The
FBI is conducting an investigation
into whether deputies Ross and
Whitaker violated his civil rights.
FBI spokesman Jeff Westcott
said June 27 the probe is still ongo-
ing.
Meanwhile, the sheriff's office
completed an internal investigation


last week


into whether the officers violated
department policy.
Sheriff Joey Dobson, however, is
not releasing his findings until the
FBI completes its investigation.
The light sentence stands in con-
trast to what has become the norm
at the Baker County Courthouse.
Circuit Judge David Giant has
been handing down stiff punish-
(Page thirteen please)


irvey first

rested at 14
hael Harvey was first arrested in
at age 14 for possession of mari-
according to his court file.
ce .then he's been arrested 24
timess for crimes ranging from bur-
dealing in, stolen property, resist-
est and domestic violence.
nost of those cases, especially
he was a juvenile, he was sen-
I to community control or proba-
;everal other times, charges were
ed.
993 however, he was sentenced
ee years in prison for-grand theft,
>parently did not serve the time
se he was charged a year later
violating pr'obpikon on a drug
,i. rI;that, he ved, gcT'bnriths
Harvey was arrested''several
times in the mid-to-late '90s, re-
(Page thirteen please)


Engine torn

from Honda

in I-10 wreck
.n eastbound 1996 Honda speeding
in excess of 90 mph spun out of con-
trol die afternoon of June 23 west of
Sanderson and struck a tree with such
force that it catapulted the engine
(right) and transmission 100 feet in
the ar. Driver Matheh Trimble, 17,
of Jacksonmille escaped injury in the
1:45 pm accident, but passenger
lMhael Courme, also 17 andfrom
Jacksonmile Hus ejected and taken to
the hospital ith serious injuries.
Several nimesses told the Florida
High/av Patrol the driver us pass-
ing cars at a high speed in the emer-
ic ,'-, Line -,fdr, i'liC'r.iii ju. ; f".- .*
losing control andspinning three
rimes in a 650-.oot slide as he left the
pamveen. The teen %as charged Kith
driving too fasfor conditions and
failure to use due care.


Come in, BarometerBob!


Amateur

amasses

data on

hurricanes

BY JIM McGAULEY
Press Publisher
Robert G. Brookens, Jr. of
Glen St. Mary is driven by two
absolutes when it comes to se-
vere weather:
V People are better prepared
for it if they are made aware of
where bad weather is, how it
got there and how it can affect
them.
V If they find'themselves
affected by weather, they will
start caring about it.
The "weather" Bob (Baro-
meter Bob) Brookens is most
concerned with are hurricanes,
and in light of what hit north
Florida last fall, he's pretty
sure the public's thirst for
knowledge is fairly strong.
Hurricane season officially
began June land runs through
November 1. Experts are sug-
gesting atmospheric and other
conditions could spell another
2004 or worse for Florida
and other coastal states along
the Southeastseaboard.
'There's absolutely no rea-
son it couldn't happen again,"
according to Mr. Brookens,
who maintains his website
(www.hurricanehollow.org)
and on-line radio feed from a


makeshift studio in his.double wide on Ridge Es-
tates Dr. between Glen and Sanderson.
"In fact, forecasters are concerned about northeast
Florida and south Georgia this season."
With the exception of some heavy rains and high
winds, plus a few tornadoes that dipped into the area
during Jeanne and Frances last fall, this region of the
state was spared the massive destruction that befell
the southwest and northwest Florida coastlines.
"Don't forget twice those big storms were pre-
dicted to come right over this area, and they could
have resulted in serious damage, like the hurricane
of 1896."
The official log of the National Oceanic and At-
mospheric Administration (NOAA) chronicals a ma-
jor hurricane that roared onto land at Cedar Key on
September 29 of that year.
Atmospheric monitors were primitive by today's


standards, but winds were estimated at 150 mph
when the storm descended on the Lake City area.
"Tremendous destruction occurred in a 50-mile
wide swath from Cedar Key to Savannah, with most
of the damage occurring east of the center," the offi-
cial record recounts.
The storm tracked 215 statute miles in seven hours,
a speed just over 30 mph. The path was sparsely
populated compared to 2005. Still, 100 people were
killed.
Barometer Bob agrees with the experts in Miami;
we could be in for another wild August and Septem-
ber, and a Force 4 or 5 hurricane with the fury of the
one that tore through here 109 years ago is very
much in the realm of possibility.
His predictions?
They're right there on his website: 2005 will
(Page two please)


(Page two please)


Bob Brookens at Hurricane Hollow command center in the living room of his home off Ridge Estates.


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State will


not file in


missing


funds case

Chiefsupe left
school district in
1995 under a
similar cloud

BY JIM McGAULEY
PressPublisher.
Despite some incriminating indi-
cators pointing to her guilt, State
Attorney William Cervone last
week informed the county he will
not file criminal charges against an
ex-secretary at the county annex
for theft of nearly $14,000 in cash
from the animal control depafrt
ment.
Included in documentation on
the two-month investigation by the
chief prosecutor is affirmation that
suspect Suzanne Rhoden resigned
as manager of the Baker High cafe-
teria ten years ago under a, similar
cloud.
Early in 1997, she was hired by
former County Manager Josie ef
Davis, Jr. as administrative assis-,
tant. Mr. Davis acknowledged to
Investigator Mark Islar in a May 10O
interview that he was aware of her.
earlier resignation and the reason-
for it.
Mr. Islar quotes Mr. Davis say-
ing Ms. Rhoden "should have nev-
er been allowed to handle money in
her job capacity with the Baker
County Board of Commissioners."
Mr. Davis, now in private busi-
ness as a realtor, said during a tele-
phone interview this week he does
not recall telling that to the state i:-
vestigator.
"I didn't think back then she'd
be handling money, but several
commissioners at the time were an-
xious to hire her," he recalls. "I
made them aware of the school res-
ignation, and I believe the general
reaction was we should give her
another chance."
Baker County school food ser-
vice Director Cathy Golon told the
investigator Ms. Rhoden was given
a choice by then-Superintendent
Tim Starling to resign or be fired.-
An audit revealed $10,000 in
cafeteria receipts missing at BCHS
between fall and mid-winter 1995
when Ms. Rhoden was site manager.
Similar to the recent case, she
denied any knowledge of the miss-
ing funds and was never charged
with a crime. Nor is there any rec-
ord of the audit or investigation, or
the circumstances of her resigna-
tio'n, in Ms. Rhoden's central
school office personnel record.
The food service administrator
recalled during her interview with
Mr. Islar in early May that she in-
formed Mr. Davis of the circum-
stances surrounding the 1995 resig-
nation when he sought a job refer
ence in 1997.
Mr. Davis said this week he was
unaware the amount of missing
cafeteria funds was $10,000. .
The Press found no reference to
the resignation during an investiga-
tion of Ms. Rhoden's school file in
May, other than she resigned "for
personal reasons."
Asked specifically about miss-
ing money, Ms. Golon said "she
didn't want to talk about it." She
acknowledged that several "person-
al notes" she had placed into the
file were purged later, and were not
public record. '
In a June 20 letter to County
Manager Jason Griffis, Prosecutor
Cervone noted the receipting and
deposit system in effect prior to
April "does not contain sufficient
checks and balances in order to
eliminate the possibility of theft by
any number of individuals... ,:
"Based on everything we have
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No charges for
missing funds
(from page one)
ion that insufficient evidence ex-
ists to convict anyone for theft, as
a result of which I cannot direct
that an arrest or charge be made,"
stated Mr. Cervone.
Likewise, he said Ms. Rhoden's
refusal to take a polygraph test was
not admissible evidence should the
case go to trial.
Ms. Rhoden was under suspi-
cion from nearly the start of the in-
vestigation, and suspended after
she failed to show up for a second
interview with the investigator on
April 29.
A review by the county auditor
determined $13,939 missing from
August, 1999 through April of this
year, based on number receipts at
the county's animal pound com-
pared to deposit records. All of it
was cash.
The county established tighter
cross-checks on receipts after the
initial probe began.
Mr. Islar's report also chroni-
cals interviews with other county
annex and animal pound workers
who at one time or another had ac-
cess to incoming funds for ser1 ic-
es',like animal adoption costs and
boarding fees at the Steel Bridge
Road facility.
'All submitted to and passed
polygraph tests administered by
another investigator from Gaines-
ville.
Ms. Rhoden remained on sus-
pension until earlier this month
when she and the county agreed to
allow her resignation in return for
pledges from both parties not to,
pursue civil action.
The pact leaves Ms. Rhoden's
retirement and accumulated leaves
intact.


'Barometer Bob'cc
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o Hurricane Hollow's weekly fea-
bring 14 named tropical cyclones, ture is an Internet stream radio
nine hurricanes and four major show (The Barometer Bob Show,
(Category 3, 4 or 5) hurricanes. of course) each Thursday evening
If that time comes, Bob Brook- at 8:30.'
ens will be will be right there at The subject matter is storms
home manning the Hurricane Hol- and weather patterns, and the host
low Tropical Weather site. has been able to snag some high-
Some of what he offers is origi- powered guests, including Director
nal material; the bulk consists of Max Freeman.of the National Hur-
links to other official government ricane Center, Steve Lyons of the
sites % ith names like U.S. leather Weather Channel, Joe Bastardi of
Watchers, NOAA, Hurricane Pre- Accuweather and assorted other'
paredness, the Atlantic Hurricane: television weather experts and me-
Basin Storm. teorologists.
Satellite and radar imaging sites Bob Brookens, whose day job
adorn Hurricane Hollow, as do a is at the Winn-Dixie warehouse
bevy of technical sites that get into near Baldwin, is far from the only
the real scientific nuts and bolts of webmaster with a weather-related
weather patterns. site. Weather has always been
'If you want to know some- worth talking about; be it around'
thing about hurricanes, or weather the warm stove in a New England
for that matter, it's pretty much all country store or on the courthouse
there," assures Barometer Bob. steps in the torrid southern heat.
Why that nickname? -The Internet presents an oppor-
"Weather patterns are mainly tunity to organize.what's out there
determined by barometric pres- at a single website, plus add a few
sure, though there are other key frills of your own.
factors as well," he explains. "Almost all of my stuff is in the
"If you've got lower pressure, it public domain already. People can'
generally creates stronger storm get it off the Internet at different
systems; higher pressure and they sites," he points out.\
are weaker systems." After storms develop, he launch-.
Bob Brookens' interest in the es a second radio feed Eye on
weather dates back to adolescence the Storm, and talks about speci-
near Miami when he fell in lo e fics like location and landfall. He
with sport fishing. Fishermen, if occasionally hosts a "storm spot-
they're good fishermen, become, ter" class training civilians bn
amateur weathermen. And good. what to watch for in severe weath-
weathermen always pay attention er patterns and how to report it ac-
to that key indicator barometric curately to the National Weather
pressure. Service.
Animals, including fish, pay at- Mr. Brookens estimates 60.peo-
tention to it even though they ple are so trained in Baker County
don't realize it. People are affected at present.
by changes in pressure just ask "People refer to me as an ama-
someone with arthritis or someone


llects storm data


teurmetorologki. I prefer 'weather
enthusiast,'" he says.
He and people like him around
the world believe you're either in-
terested in weather or you're not -
except when it affects your every-
day life. And that may hold the
key as to why other ise disinter-
ested people are keen on hurri-
canes. They're like sharks: iunpre-
dictable and potentially very dan-
gerous.
Commentators and pundits made
much the same:point after Charle\.
Ivan and Jeanne last year: all the
technology and life-saving method-
ology available in 2004, and we still
can't stop the fury of Mother Nature
when she unleashes it on us.
We can' nly prepare and arm
ourselves with knowledge.
And that's where Barometer,
Bob wants to help us out.


A Mjcclenn'\ rmn itn s arrested"'
for loitering June' 22 after police
interrupted an apparent drug deal
on County Road 229 in Sanderson.
John Crews, 24, was sitting in
his truck outside a closed business
at about 11 pm.
As Deputy Erik Deloach ap-
proached the truck, a man who'd
been standing outside the passen-
ger window, ran into the woods;
On the ground under thie dri-
Ser's side door, the officer found a
plastic baggie containing four
smaller bags containing cocaine.
While the depui \was arresting
Mr. 'Crews, a passenger in the
truck also fled into the woods. -
The officer later found:a cigar
tube containing several pieces of
crack cocaine.
Police are trying to identify the
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Angry letters after


cartoon on Tracey


play on emotions


BY MICHAEL RINKER
Press Commentary
I can handle the insults con-
tained in the letters to the editor
printed elsewhere on this page.
Despicable. Ignorant. Rude.
Cheap. Unkind.
Like I haven't heard those words
a million times. And that's just
from my mom.
I didn't draw the cartoon that of-
fended so many of our god-fearing
readers (I wish I had, it's a great
piece of journalism), but a newspa-
per is a team effort so I'll address
the criticisms.
First let me say that political car-
toons have a honored place in the
history of journalism. And our guy,
Ed Hall, is a nationally respected
cartoonist. Few small papers are
lucky enough to have somebody of
his stature doing cartoons on local
issues.
Now about those letters (actually
e-mails). It was obviously an orga-
nized effort. We didn't print 'every
missive, but nearly all come from
the same place and a lot of the
wording is the same, as are the
paranoid misrepresentations of
what the cartoon is about.
Therefore, we can ignore the old
newsroom adage that one letter to
the editor represents. the views of
1000 people.
In this case, I'm guessing that
the many, letters represent the ef-
forts of a couple of people..
One of the common themes is
that the newspaper owes an apolo-
gy to the "Christian community" or
"every born-again Christian."
Why?
SThe cartoon was directed at
Camp Tracey and its owner, the
Harvest Baptist Church: ,
The fact that the church nd
camp are run by Christians doesn't
mean that Ed Hall or The Press was
"attacking Christians and Baptists,"
as one letter-writer claims.


Important notice on
wedding, social notes
Brides and other persons who plan to
submit articles in the future should be
awae tha, while The Press Is pleased to
publish your information, it must be submit-
ted n" .er than four weks after the event
It is yourresponsibility to ensure that pho-
tographers, etc. are aware of this policy,


That's like me'demanding an
apology from all the commentators
who condemned and ridiculed
Michael Jackson during his mo-
lestation trial.
After all, he and I are alike in so
many ways other than having the
same first name. For instance,
we're both middle-aged white guys
trying desperately to recapture our
lost youth.
What our letter-writers are doing
is making a false argument, trump-
ing up the issue in an effort to play
to readers' emotions.
There is a name for this particu-
lar logical fallacy, but it's been so
long since I had studied rhetoric in
college, I forget what it is.
Let's put it this way: They' easily
could have argued that it's unfair to
Camp Tracey that the paper printed
allegations of sexual and physical
abuse made in the lawsuit filed by
former residents of the camp.
That's a legitimate argument and,
an issue worthy of debate. In fact,
we'd-welcome. that kind of dis-
course. (Call now for details!)
In addition, the letter-writers still
could have aired their objections to
the cartoon, but without the mis-
leading hyperbole.
They're entitled to their opin-
ions, and as a newspaper we have a
professional obligation (within rea-
son) to print their letters, even if
they're critical of us., In fact, espe-
cially because they're critical ofus.
But claiming that the paper is at-
tacking Baptists, Christians and
brn-again Christians is ridiculous.
Hey, some of my best friends are
Christians.
And so's my mom.


Golfers didn't

,want tos ign up

for tournament
Dear Editor:
Ms. Lyrin Lewis was quoted in
last week's Press (on Pineveiw
golf course) that the Council on
Aging, along with other groups,
canceled its benefit golf tourna-
,ment because we "were angry at
,Mr. (Gary) Dopson for selling the
course."
1 cannot speak for the other
groups, but I can assure Ms.
Lewis that the Council on Aging
did jnot cancel because we are
angry. We cancelled because we
could not recruit players.
The problem of recruiting
players is difficult to understand,
since we seem to.have so many
individuals circulating petitions
and visiting City Commission,
meetings advocated for the golf
course to remain open. Where do
they play golf?
Finally, I would like to ask
that the Press and others please
give Dr. Dopson the respect, to
which he is entitled. Please use
the title doctor when referring-to,
him (Mr. Dopson is his brother
and the city manager).
Dr. Dopson worked long and
hard to earn that title, and deserv-
es the recognition.
TONNIE M. BLAKELY
SMacclenny


THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday June 28, 2005 Page Three


S-


They didn't like the cartoon...


'Despicable item'
Dear Editor:
I IIas shocked to see such a
despicable item in your paper. I
have been living in Baker Coun-
ty for about five months and
.thought I'd moved to a town
where things like this were
beneath them. I guess I was
wrong.
Are we now a country of guil-.
ty until proven innocent? Why is
it that I haven't seen any articles
about the good that has come
,from Camp Tracey, the hundreds
of kids it has helped? You have
taken the word of some troubled
teens that had no other place to
go. There is a waiting list of par-
ents trying to get their teens into
Camp Tracey.
Anyone can make allegations
about you or someone on your
staff. Would you feel the'sarpe "
way about those allegations as
you do the ones against a Christ-
ian facility? Would you treat
your staff member like he/she
was guilty?
S That's what a community is
all about. No matter who or what
is being charged with this horri-
ble accusations you should will-
ing to help clear their name.
You owe Camp Tracey and
every born-again Christian an
apology for this offensive car-
toon!!
JANA KAZMIERCZAK
Macclenny

Out-and-out lie
Dear Editor:
SLast Thursday, you ran a local
political cartoon about Camp
Tracey. It showed a preacher
with a fake halo and a Bible with
"Harvest Baptist Church" on the
cover. Out of the man was a wolf
with a Camp Tracey t-shirt and
around the man was fire of hell.
This was an out-and-out lie.
This was uncalled for and
very unkind, rude, cheap journal-
ism, and unprofessional to say
the 16ast. It was very offensive to
every, born again Christian.
The Press owes Camp Tracey
iand'the:Christian community an
apology,
ir:C CARL R. ZEHLER, SR.
Jacksonville


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'An ignorant Poor judgement

depiction... -lack of respect
Dear Editor: Dear Editor:
When I saws the editorial I am surprised that a small
page cartoon that slammed Camp town newspaper would show
Tracy. I thought to myself, such poor judgment and lack of
"What an ignorant depiction of respect for its community by
what's happening at Camp printing an offensive and down-
Tracy!" Your newspaper certain- right mean cartoon attacking
ly doesn't know the facts. Christians and Baptists general-
It's easy'to make'ignorant ly, and specifically Camp Trac-
statements. It's much harder to ey, whose ministry offers sup-
present the facts. It's okay for port to hurting and helpless par-
people to hold ignorant opinions. ents.
But isn't it the responsibility of Do you have any idea what
our press to present facts? personal and financial sacrifices
If someone had submitted an the staff at Camp Tracey have
editorial about how they thought made? Have you questioned the
Camp Tracy was harming the hundreds of thankful and re-
young people that it attempts to deemed teens and parents who
serve, that would be fine. They have successfully profited from
are entitled to their opinion. But time spent at Camp Tracey?,
when.your newspaper attempts.to Give me a break, please. You
trivialize and demonize the have fallen for an ugly, political-
important work that is going on ly-correct ruse namely, offend-
at Camp Tracy, you display your ing and attacking Christians.
obvious ignorance,t and lack of' Your newspaper has just lost one
fact gathering. family from its readership!
Do you think our juvenile You owe all of us an apology.
judges who give parents the BRENDAGIPSON
option of jail or Camp Tracy are Macclenny,
ignorant of the impact that Camp t
Tracy has on troubled youths? I sult tO ca1 p
Do you think these judges should Dear Editor:
be demonized in your cute car- n Thursday, June 232005
On Thursday, June 23, 2005
toons? How much of our tax The Baker Country Press, ran a
money is being wasted at Camp political cartoon about Camp
Tracy? Perhaps that should be Tracey.
the subject of one of your cute Ta showed a preacherwith a
cartoon.It showed a preacherith a
cartoons. fake halo and a Bible with "Har-
I've got a better idea. Why not .ve Baptist Church" on the
yest Baptist, Church", on the
show a cute cartoon of your puny cover. Out of the man was a wolf
little newspaper reporter talking with a Camp Tracey t-shirt and
to the one or two nsalvageable around the man was fire of hell.
youths, while hundreds, if not My question: have any of the
thousands of youth and parents people associated with that car-
who have. been helped by Camp toon or the newspaper seen the
Tracywait to tell their story. good work they do at Camp
Those are the facts. That might Tracy? It is an insult to the camp
help to convince us that you're not and all the volunteers who do
as ignorant as we originally grat work in changing young
thought you were. ennlt work in changing ohttgr
egryos ee.lsnennlpoe 1 th better.


JEFF BABBrrr
Jacksonville


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counts...
Send us a letter
-and sign It


Ever been there?
Dear Editor:
Do you mean to tell me.that'
with all of the corruption and
misuse of public money going
on in this world that The Baker
County Press feels it'smore
important to completely trash a
local organization that has help-
ed hundreds of young people
turn their lives around?
Have you ever been there?
Do you know what they try to
do for our children? I suggest
that you run anapology and do a
little more research into the suc-
cess stories they have at Camp
Tracey.
If not, you will experience a
noticable decrease in your read-
ership. You not only offended
them, but also every born again
Christian that used to read your
publication.
JIM KNIGIF
Lawtey, FL


No system is perfect and we
pray and hope the allegations
aren't true. However, if they are
true then the people who are
involved should be prosecuted to
the full extent of the law.
SAM SILCox
Jacksonville

Cheapjournalism
'Dear Editor:
The political cartoon on page
three about Camp Tracey was
uncalled for, rude, cheap jour-
nalism and unprofessional to say
the least.
It was very offensive to me
personally and to every born
again Christian. I think you need
to apologize to Camp Tracey
and to the Christian community.
If this is what your paper is
all about then I don't want any
part of it and can assure you
there are a lot of others that feel
the same way.
I have had the opportunity to
meet several of the children from
Camp Tracey and they are really
trying hard to turn their life
around, so I think this article was
a very cheap shot.
BRENDA VANN
'Jacksonville


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Baker County's rural "feel" even
with comparatively dense develop-
ment.
The difference can be seen in
entering Macclenny via tree-lined
SR 228 or totally commercial SR
121. The latter could have been
scenic had anyone thought to re-
quire saving or replacing some of
the trees as buffer to the two malls
and strip centers.
It's not too late for SR 228, even
though it is likely destined to also
become commercial. Landscaping
can also preserve a rural atmos-
phere for both large residential and
commercial development.


Get your

two cents in

ongrowth

in August


ON THE



Most Baker County folks missed
three good opportunities in June to
influence how the community will
grow the next five to ten years,.
However, the Northeast Florida
Regional Planning Council will be
back with another chance a series
of public meetings in August.
The sessions have two goals:
To inform county officials and
citizens about current conditions -
) and what types of development are
already in the works.
To allow everyone an opportu-
nity some input into how the coun-
ty will grow.
There were three sparsely at-
tended'hearings this month, the last
on June 27 drawing only one new
person.
But there has been a bit of new -
data each time. The most intriguing
June ,27 was a study from Grady
County, Georgia, a community
comparable to.Baker County in
population, current land use and
potential for development.
The study 'showed that for each
dollar of ad valorem revenue pro-
duced, the county must spend:
38o to support farm and forest
land.
10 to support commercial and
industrial uses.
$1.72 for conventional residen-
tial areas.
$3.85 for manufactured homes.
There was no explanation for the
discrepancy between conventional
and mobile homes.
The county could save consider- ,
able money in coming decades by [
encouraging less traditional devel-
opment. Specifically, "hybrid" com-
munities are more cost efficient
than solely residential subdivisiqns,
both initially and long range.
Ironically, developers set in their >i
ways have been slow to embrace ii
the concept of full service corn-
munities with homes, jobs, schools, If
shopping and recreation in the 'z
same area, even though this could
both decrease their utility instal- a
nation costs by clustering buildings, r
and increase their per unit sale .'
price.
The Grady County study indi- o
cated compact development could v
mean a 26.8% savings on sewer in- e
stallation, 25.3% on water, 32.6% i
on roads, compared to traditional "
subdivisions.
A lower 5.9% savings was esti- b
mated for new school construction \
although siting them within a C
subdivision could result in long It
range savings if buses are not need- q
ed. However, that does not affect v
the developer as much as it does a
school district and long range the D
community in the form of lower i
taxes.
In a new concept not discussed 3
in the two earlier workshops, "rural s
stewardship swaps" would, for in- v
stance, allow a farm owner to sell a
development density to another a
landowner. .
In this transaction, a farmer who T
wants only a single home on his
'five acres with one acre zoning 9
could still get "development reve- s
nue" by selling the rights to the v'
other four homes. The buyer with a
similar five are e tract could then q
put nine homes there. v
This scheme would have to be a
strictly monitored by the state to I
avoid future "hardship" approvals '1
by local government. Baker County
experienced that bypassing of zon- ',
ing and land use regulations in two' :
cases last year. -'
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, June 30, 2005 Page Four


Speeding motorist resists police, says

he was catching up with fight foe


Giant python gets

loose from cage and

hit by car Sunday
Sgt. Michael Crews (top photo, left) said fellow offi-
cers found other things to do Sunday evening when a
motorist reported she ran over a large snake on
Barber Road near McDonald's in Macclenny. The 13
foot reticulated python was apparently unhurt, and
Sgt. Crews captured it as it attempted to slidq under a
shed at inei by Rhoden's trailer park. He and Lt. Billy
Miller, along with young Brandon Millet; display the
tame reptile after Sgt. Crews brought it back to the
shriiiff's office in a storage box. Minutes later; the
snake's owner Michael Herring (left) appeared to
claim it, explaining the snake named "Wicked"
escaped from a cage at his home not far fiom where
it was struck by the ca: The owner was let off with a
reminder that even tame 13-foot pythons pose a real
threat to children and animals.


Prosecutor is
her pal, drunk
Trotranfsays
An Orange Park woman arrest-
ed for disorderly intoxication at
the Country Club Lounge June 24
told police she had the Duval
County state attorney on retainer
as her pri% ate counsel, :hen urinat-
ed in her pants.
Julie Thornton. 35,. was causing
a disturbance at the bar, located on
State Road 121 near Interstate 10.
Police arrived at 1:18 am to find
Ms. Thornton smelling of alcohol,
unable to maintain her balance,
and talking loudly and profanely.
As Deputy James Nickles spoke
with her outside, the bar manager
offered to walk her to a nearby
.motel and help her get a room.
SMs. Thornton responded with
an obscenity.
She then told the officer about
having State Attorney Harry
Shorstein of Jacksonville on re-
tainer. She also claimed to be one
of his-investigators.
Due to her intoxication and' her
insistence that she didn't want to
lea e the bar. Deputy Nickles plac-
ed her under arrest, prompting Ms.
Thornton to say, "You need to take
,these handcuffs off me; I gotta
pee."
She then immediately did so.


A Macclenny man was charged
with reckless driving June 22 after
police saw him speeding through
town trying to catch someone he'd
just had a fight with.
Christopher Starling, 20, was
spinning his tires and running a
stop sign at Mclver and Florida
streets at 1:36 am.
After police stopped him, he
said he was trying to get the tag
number from a car driven by
someone he'd just fought with.
He smelled.of alcohol, but
passed a roadside sobriety test.
As he was being arrested for
reckless driving, his passenger be-
came belligerent.
Forest Jesseman, 19, of Mac-
clenny began yelling obscenities at
Deputy Sgt. Michael Crews.
He was placed under arrest by
Deputy Tony Norman.
Mr. Jesseman continued to re-
sist being placed in the patrol car,
even after beihg warned he would
be pepper-sprayed if he didn't.
He didn't. He was.
Mr. Jesseman was charged with
disorderly intoxication.
In another reckless,driving case,
Samantha Russo, 19 of Powder
Spring, Ga. was arrested June 20
after she was clocked driving 115
miles per hour on Interstate 10.
Weaving in an out of traffic, she
drove about 10 miles as Deputy
Sgt. Thomas Dyal tried to catch up
with her.
He caught her when she got
hung up behind two tractor-trail-
ers.
In.addition to being arrested for
reckless driving, she was cited for
driving 115 mph in a 70 mph zone.


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Administrators complete management training
Thirteen supervisory and management employees of Baker County were among 145 statewide who graduated in ceremonies held in ala
hassee on June 17 from the Certified Public Manager program sponsored by Lake City Community College and funded by First Coas
Workforce Development. Baker County produced more graduates this year than any other county in the state, and completed the program
in nine months rather than the average two years. In addition to 32 days of training, each participant had to complete assigned readings
three work-related projects and pass three open-book examinations. One project of the Baker group focused on the issue of payment sys
teams in county government with special consideration of merit pay. Shown (back, left to right) with their certificates are LCCC instructor
Dan Bucker, Extension Director Mike Sweat, Road Superintendent Robert Fletcher, Rescue Captain Carolyn Hodges, instructor Howar
Rasmusson, Emergency Services Director Rick Clark, Building Official Bob Hathcox, instructor Shawn Baldwin,, road department em
ployee Jesse Stewart, secretary Ann Yarborough; (front, left to right) librarian April Teal, County Manager Jason Griffis, recreation di
rector Donald Combs, maintenance director Shannon Whitfield, rescue employee David Richardson, information technologist Nic,
Frilling.


'Blackout'



burglary
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A Glen St. Mary man was ar-
rested for burglary June 21 after
giving conflicting statements, then
sa\ ing he ma hat e done it during
a black out, then saying he did it.
Police found Daniel Grooms.
28, at a residence on Mclver and
Second streets around 4:44 am.
The homeowner called after he
found Mr. Grooms sleeping in his
carport..
S Mr. Grooms had a fresh cut on
his hand and blood smeared pn his
shirt.
A couple hours earlier, police
ansh, ered an alarm at Leina Hair
Mechanics on West Macclenny.
Someone had broken a window
to gain .access. to.'th'e..business.
There was blood on the window
blind...
Deputy Sgt. Michael Crews
took Mr. Grooms to the hair salon
and asked him if he knew anything
about the break-in.
At first he denied it. but then
said, "I ate five dollars of munch-
ies food and I might have done.it
and been out of mn mind."
After being confronted with
earlier conflicting statements he.
made, Mr. Grooms copped to the
crime.
I, n addition to burglar\. he was
charged with loitering at the home
on Mclver.


Attempted

to passfake

$$ orders

'' Two Sanderson residents were
arrested June 24 after trying to
pass counterfeit money orders at
the star Credit Union.
Aletha Klouda, 47, and Homer
Rogers. 41, were charged with
grand theft. fraud. forgery and
counterfeiting, all felonies.
A credit union executive told
Deputy Adam Faircloth that ls.
Klouda had deposited $5Sil:101) mon-
ey orders on June 1. and 18: then
.tried to deposit three more, each
Sfor $1000. on June 24.
All appeared to be issued by the
U.S. Postal Service, but were
'fraudulent.
iMs. Klouda was able to with-
draw $3100 from her account be-
fore the credit union discovered
the money orders were fake.
Meanwhile. Mr. Rogers de-
posited twio $2500. mone orders
in his account, then used it to get a
secured loan.
He used some of those funds to
help Ms. Klouda's open her ac-
count in order to deposit her mon-
ey orders and t withdraw cash..
:in all, the pair got $ 10.600.
Ms. Klouda told the officer she
got the money orders from some-
one trying to bu\ a horse from her
oer the Internet.
The money\ orders she received
from the butler added up to nearly
double w'h'at she t as selling the
horse for.
When Deputy Faireloth pointed
that out, she had no answer.


Brass knuckleattack sends

man to an intensive car unit


A Macclenn\ mian was arrested
June 24 after witnesses told police
he beat another man with brass
knuckles.
Larry Wiggins. 36, was charged
with aggravated battery.
The victim. Jason Collett, had
been alert and talking with police
when he suddenly\ took a turn for
the \%%orse.
He had to be intubated at the
emergency room and transported
to Shands Jacksont ille where he
was placed in the intensive care
unit.
Several witnesses told Deputy
Alison Tomlinson that Mr. Collett
had gone to see his aunt, Sandra
Wiggins, where he apparently had
words with Mr. Wiggins.
Mr. Collett then left, but Mr.
Wiggins found him around 9:00
pm on Pine Oaks 'Circle. He at-
tacked him, hitting him several
times. :
A b\ stander wrestled Mr. Wig-
gins to the ground, and he fled the
scene.

Bonzows cr,

then zurecks it
A man twho borro\\ed a car
without permission June 24. then
left it in Georgia after an accident,
N\ as arrested for grand theft auto.,
John Holloman. 22. had bor-
rowed, the car earlier from Ashley
Feagle. He returned it, but kept the
keys.
He later asked to borrow 'it
again, but Ms. Feagle said no. He
took it an\wa\. Charlton Count\
police later found the car %with mi-
nor bod\' damage.
NlMean\\hile,. Baker County
deputies arrested NMr. Holloman on
outstanding t warrants.
At the time of his arrest, he had
the car keys -% ith him and told of-
ficers he'd driven it to Georgia and
crashed it.
In another car theft, Judy Yonn
,of Baxter told police 'someone
stole her daughter's vehiclee June


Scarred thief

took gumballs
A suspect with scars and scabs
all over his face walked off with a
gumball machine from Larry's Gi-,
ant Subs on South Sixth St. in
Macclenny.
Mark Perschel of C&S Vending
in Atlantic Beach said the double-
container dispenser cost $200 and
probably had about $100 worth of
quarters inside.
The theft occurred in May, but
C&S checks its machines only pe-
riodically.
Christina Ullo, who works at
Larry's, said she remembered a
man carrying away the machine.
He was a white male about 45
years old, short brown hair, about
5'7" with a heavy build.
Ms. Ullo said she remembered
him because of the scars and scabs
on his face.
SHe told her he was there to re-
stock the machine, but he took it
St out to a brov n 1980s Honda and
i drove a\\ a\.
, TShe \'as unable to get the tag
r number.

SPotin vehide
k
A sheriff's deputy making a
traffic stop on Interstate 10 June
25, found marijuana in the car.
'Miles Martin. 19, no.address
listed. was dri\ ing near the Nassau
Count\ line around 1:35 pri when
he was stopped by Deputy Thomas
Dyal.
The officer smelled marijuana
as he approached the car. He asked
Mr. Martin if there were'any drugs
inside. i
Mr Martin said \es. and pulled
a plastic bag from under his seat. It
contained 13 grams of pot.
The officer issued him a notice
to appear and released him.


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Rescue personnel arrived and took
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Deputy David Morgan went to
Mr. Wiggins' home and arrested
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part of 4-H

summer camp
Twenty-four youngsters were
filling their early summer days
productively as Crafts Campers
enrolled in 4-H classes at the ag
center last week. In photo.at
left, Marissa Miller finishes up
knitting handiwork around a
cup-holder, and at right, master
food and nutrition instructor
Gail Elledge of Sanderson
instructs Rebekah McNeil on the
electric sewing machine. This
week the students will concen-
trate on cooking and canning
skills, and following that there
will be the annual certification
classes for babysitters. 4-H
Home specialist Terry
Thompson is being assisted by
volunteer teachers with master
certification in home arts.


Land transactions in latter part of May


The following land transactions
were recorded in the Baker County
courthouse May 16-31. Values are
derived from documentary stamps.
Many descriptions are by S(ection)
T(ownship) R(ange). If acreage or
price are not listed, none were in-
dicated in the documents.
Sheila Phillips to Anita Rowland, in
Longbranch.
Baker Land Inc. to Darryl Elliott, in
Deer Run.
Darryl Elliott to Irene Caserta &
John Wugofski, in Deer Run, $45,000.
Rock Contractors Inc. to Everett &
Brenda Edgerton, in Pheasant Run II,
$250,000.
Henry & Bootsie Frederick to Marc
& Abbey Woods, in S4 T3S R22E,
$190,000.
James & Peggy Newmans to Rachel
Robertson, in S23 T3S R21E.
Baker Development Group Inc. to
Matthe" Oventrop. in Ridge Estates,
$36,600.


BlakeHart .

Mr. Hart goes

to Washington
Blake Hart of Glen St. Mary
will join 200 middle school stu-
dents from throughout the United
States at the Junior National Young
Leaders Conference from June 25
to July 4 in Washington, D.C.
He will study the impact of lead-
ership during critical .periods of
American history, take part in oth-
er educational activities and pre-
sentations, meet with elected offi-
cials and key Congressional staff
members on Capitol Hill.
Participants will also visit his-
torical sites such as Colonial Wil-
liamsburg, Harper's Ferry, the Na-
tional Museum of American His-
tory and Washington D.C.'s mon-
uments and memorials.
Blake is the son of Jason and
Jillian Hart of Glen St. Mary.


Jimmy Sr. & Jimmy Jr. Echols to Ar-
nold & Staci Vitelli, in Whispering Pines,
$205,000.
Tracy Martinez & Jimmy Echols Sr.
to Arnold & Stacie Vitelli, in Whispering
Pines, $10.
Jennifer Morgan, Jimmy Sr. & Judy
Echols to Arnold & Stacie Vitelli, in
Whispering Pines, $10.
Eric Raulerson to Avery & Erica
Perich, in Macclenny, $25,000.
Wells Fargo Bank Minnesota Nation-
al Association to Chester Gray, in S31
T2S R22E, $50,000.
Joy Smith to Earl & Dorinda Baxley,
in S13 T2S R21E, $125,500.
Robert & Charles Warneck to Labeu-
na Farms, in Mount Holly, $1000.
Joseph & Mavis Griffis to Christo-
pher & Tara Rhoden,,in S19 T2S R22E,
$53,500.
Lanco Baker County LLP to Herbert
& Nancy Wilder, in.Lancaster Glen,
$67,500.
Dwight Jones to Fla. Dept. of Trans-
portation, in S25 T3S R20E, $1.
Larr & E a Sigers to Florida Land
& Ranches Inc.. in S19-20 T2S R22E.
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Carolyn & Marion Gainey to Daniel
& Lori Moody, in S32 T2S R22E, $10.
Daniel & Lori Moody to Carolyn
Gainey, in S32 T2S R22E, $10.
Homes by Gray Inc. to Hunter &
Christy Taylor, in Copper Creek Hills
III, $177,800.
Cheryl Dyer to Mary D er. in 56 T3S
R21E, $10.
Mary Dyer to Ashleen Saavedra, in
S6 T3S R21E.
Ashleen Saavedra to Terri Osteen, in
S6 T3S,R21E.
Terri Osteen to Cheryl Dyer, in S8
T3S R21E.
Mitch & Jerri Canaday, Timothy &
Melody Combs to Randall.Parker, in
Fox Ridge Estates, $128,000.
Bruce & Nancy Wilder to Jeffrey Tay-
lor, in Copper Creek Hills I, $219,000.
Baker Development Group Inc. to
K&J Investment Properties Inc., in
Ridge Estates, $38,000.
Joline & Joseph Bureau to Bailey &
Nancy Wilkerson, in Old Nursery Plan-
tation, $265,000.
Nancy Jones, Clarence Jr. & Ellen
Caldiell. Cinthia Bridger to Gene &
Juan Cornell, in S16 T2S R21E, $10.


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Amy Bullard to William & Debbra
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William & Denise Woodfin to Glen
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Carmen Thacker to Mark & Misty
Beebe, in S32 T2S R21E, $73,900.
Byron & Frances Richmond to By-
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Melvin, in Barbers Subdivision.
Delinda. Dunn to Dorothy Dunn, in
S1 T4S R20E, $10.i
Peter & Gwendolyn Margaretta to
Deborah Travis, 2 lots in River Oaks Es-
tates, $139,000.
Brenda Swisher to First Baptist
Church of Macclenny, in Macclenny,
$165,000.
Shannon Monds to Joel & Eva Math-
is, in Macclenny, $167,000.
RoBert & Carolyn Burnsed to Jamie
Carr, in S13 T2S R21E, $87,900.
Lettie, Lloyd & Glenda Register to
Ruthia & Clinton Register, in S19 T2S
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MacGlen Builders to Loren & Lois
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Fred & Barbara Stivender to Sheila
Phillips, in ILngbranch, $58,000.
V. Todd & Amber Ferreira to Jimmy
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Andrew & Amy Rios to Gwontue &
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OBSERVATIONS BY BOB GERARD


It had to happen. It was only a
matter of time.
Lawn mower racing.
I just read an article about the
US Lawn Mower Racing Associa-
tion, which sanctions lawn mower
races across the country that are
televised and attended by thou-
sands of devoted fans.
Granted, these are not your Un-
cle Fred's Snapper. These custom
converts will run up to 90 mph on
a straightaway and 60 mph in the
turns. If I had one of these babies, I
could put on a pot of coffee and be
finished mowing my three acres
before it was brewed.
Lawn mower racers take this
sport seriously. There are more
than 100 races a year, 14 of which
are points races to decide the top
driver.
So far, there is no prize money
given out, but a lot of these mow-
ers and their drivers have sponsor-
ships. So when the orange Tide
Snapper passes the green Viagra
John Deere corporate, pulses will
race.
I know what you're thinking -
these are exotic monsters that look
nothing like what you and I have
in the garage parked next to the
weed eater.
You're wrong. They look like
normal riding mowers, because
that's how they started life.
Racing mowers must have been
purchased as a regular riding mow-
er before being modified for the
track.
George Herrin, the LMRA's dri-
ver of the year who has hit 91 mph
on his mower, cut grass with it be-
fore souping it up.
At a typical race, drivers don't
hear the traditional "Gentlemen,
start your engines" that we're used
to hearing. Instead, race officials
cry out, "On your mark, get set,
MOW!" over the PA system.
Top drivers have nicknames
like Sodzilla, the Prograsstinator
and Mr. Mowjangles.
The sport, if you can call it that,
started in Britain in 1973. Some
guys getting drunk in a pub were
arguing about the high cost of rac-


ing and decided to start a sport
anyone could take part in. It's been
going strong in Britain for 30
years, but took a while to make its
way across the pond.
NASCAR racers routinely
moonlight in the Craftsman Truck
Series, so how cool would it be to
see Dale Jr or Jeff Gordon break
100 mph on a Lawn Boy?
Remember, you heard it here
first.

Sign up for
alligator hunt
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission is of-
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in its annual statewide alligator
harvest, which runs September 1
through October 8.
This season, more than 4000 al-
ligator harvest permits will be
available on a first-come, first-
served basis. Permit holders are
authorized to take two alligators
from designated areas during spe-
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Sale of these permits begins at
10 am July 6. Applicants can apply
at any county tax collector's of-
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sells hunting and fishing licenses),
online at MyFWC.com/license
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Nursing students
present youth
health programs
Lake City Community College
Associate in Science Nursing stu-
dents of the 2005 graduating class
served citizens of Lake City and
surrounding areas in service pro-
jects aimed at the prevention of ill-
ness and promoting the develop-
ment of healthy lifestyles in chil-
dren.
The projects completed in Bak-
er County during the spring pedi-
atric/child health rotation included
presentations on nutrition and mak-
ing healthy food choices for Special
Blessings Preschool in Macclenny,
nutrition and body functions for
students at Macclenny Elementary.
During the community presen-
tations, the nursing students used a
variety of teaching techniques to
make learning about healthy living
fun for children: coloring, playing
health education games, helping
children make life size paper dolls
of their bodies, and singing songs
that reinforced the subject matter.
Nutrition presentations focused on
the food pyramid; nutrients, vita-
mins, and healthy food choices.
For more information on LC-
CC's nursing programs, or to re-
quest information on hosting a sem-
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contact the Academy of Allied
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Volunteers are needed for the
SHINE (Serving Health Insurance
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helps senior citizens make inform-
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health insurance.
SHINE volunteers give individ-
ual counseling and assistance to
elders and their caregivers about
Medicare, Medicaid, Medicare plan
choices, long-term care and other
health insurance issues. Volunteers
also make educational presenta-
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participate in local health fairs, se-
nior fairs and outreach events.
For more information, call the
Elder Helpline at 1-888-242-4464
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Representatives of Senator Bill
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3:30 to 5:30 pm at the County Ad-.
ministration Building, 55 North
Third Street in Macclenny. This is
an opportunity for everyone who
needs help with a federal issue.
Thanks a lot
We would like to thank every-
one who was involved in make
"Teacher Appreciation Week" suc-
cessful at Macclenny Elementary.
All of the gifts and food were
greatly appreciated.
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OBITUARIES


Mrs. Carpenter,

-Sanderson native
'Sophia M. Rhoden Cottle Car-
penter, 95, died June 20, 2005. A
member of a Florida pioneer fami-
ly, she was born in Sanderson on
July 23, 1909, and lived in Jack-
sonville for 75 years. She was a
member of Parkwood Baptist
Church and was retired from Flori-
da National Bank.
She was predeceased by parents
Walter R. and Bertha S. Rhoden,
husbands Ebbie B. Cottle and Her-
bert S. Carpenter. Survivors include
daughter Betty Hadden (Louie);
son Jon M. Cottle (Frances); sister
Estus Stone of Fernandina Beach;
grandchildren Nancy Hadden Hol-
land (Bryan) of Hixsbn, Tenn.,
Richard Hadden (Christine.), Mi-
chael Hadden (Julie), Ross Cottle
(Kathy) and Chinene Cottle Brady
(Patrick) of Jacksonville; 10 great
grandchildren and four great great
grandchildren.
A service was held June 25 at
Parkwood Baptist Church in Jack-
sonville with Rev. Larry R. Weav-
er officiating. Interment followed
in Riverside Memorial Park. Cor-
ey-Kerlin Funeral Home of Jack-
sonville was in charge of arrange-
ments.

DINKINS NEW
.CONGREGATIONAL
METHODIST CHURCH
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 Evervyoe is Sonmbody and
'" ;.' Jesus Is ihe Leader
S" EVERYONE WELCOME
Pastor Rev. Ernie Terrell


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Dwayne Gibson

dies at age 31
Dwayne Allen Gibson, 31, of
Macclenny died at his home on
June 25, 2005. He was born on
December 7, 1973 in Jacksonville.
Mr. Gibson lived in Baker County
his entire life and attended Moniac
Baptist Church.
He was predeceased by brother
Danny Harold Gibson and brother-
in-law Wayne Rowe. Survivors in-
clude parents Danny L. and Barba-
ra R. Gibson; former wife and best
friend Ashlei Gibson; daughter
Trista Michele Gibson; sons Blake
Allen Gibson and Kale Allen Gib-
son of Macclenny; sister Dana
Rowe of Glen St. Mary; brothers
Darren Rayburn Gibson (Linda)
and David Lee Gibson of Macclen-,
ny.
A service was held June 29 at
11:00 am at Christian Fellowship
Temple with Pastors Al Dorminey,
and David Thomas officiating. In-
terment followed at Oak Grove
Cemetery. V. Todd Ferreira Funer-
al Services of Macclennywas in
charge of arrangements.

Thanks for love
The family of Lewis A. Crews
would like to thank our family and
friends for the love, pr\hers. food,
flowers and support during the re-
cent loss of our husband and fa-
ther.
Special thanks to the Macclen-
ny fire. and rescue teams, sheriff's
department, Ed Fraser Hospital,
Guerry Funeral Home, Macclenny
Primitive Baptist Church andEl-
der David Crawford.
DILORIs, ELLA MAE, TAMMY, DARRYL,
RYAN, DUSTIN, TINA, MIKE, PHILLIP,
BUDDY, SHELLY AND JOSHUA

Church yard sale
Emmanuel Church of God in
Christ in Macclenny,will have a
community yard sale on Saturday,
July 2 at 8:00 pmn Pklce coLmc n ut
and support the church.

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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 lacclenny 259-3500





First Baptist Church
GLEN ST. MARY, FLORIDA
Sunday School 9:45 AM Sunday Morning Worship 11 AM.
U Sunday Evening Worship 6 PM
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7 PM


Jan' Goshorn

of Middleburg
Janice "Jan" Sue Hart Goshorn,
57, of Middleburg, Fla., died June
22, 2005 at Community Hospice
of Northeast Florida in Jackson-
ville. She was born July 22, 1947
in Jacksonville. Mrs. Goshom was
raised in Baker County and was a
1965 graduate of Baker County
High School. She worked for the
law firm of Charles Grant as a le-
gal secretary for 35 years, was a
member of the Ladies Auxiliary
VFW Post 5968, the American Le-
gion Auxiliary Fraternal Order of
Eagles and a charter member of
Aerie No, 04365.
She was predeceased by son
Morgan Page, sister Linda Griffis,
parents Roy Allen and Mary Vir-
. ginia Brownfield Hart. Survivors
include husband Paul C. Goshorn
of Middleburg; daughter Tiffani
Page of Jacksonville; sister Nancy
Crews (Dwight) of Glen St. Mary;
brother Glenn Hart (Gay) of Mac-
clenry; and three grandchildren.
A service was held June 25 at V.
Todd Ferreira Funeral Services of
Macclenny with Pastor Donnie
Williams Sr. officiating. Burial fol-
lowed at Riverside Memorial Park
in Jacksonville.


Mr. Skelton

dies June 26
James Mark Skelton, Jr., 63, of
Macclenny died June 26, 2005 at
Kindred Hospital North Florida af-
ter a long illness. Mr. Skelton was
born in Eden, Idaho on December
19, 1941. He retired after 22 years
from the United States N\ \. \\ here
he served as an AME. After retir-
ing from the Navy, he worked as a
security guard for Northeast Flori-
da State. Hospital.
Mr. Skelton was predeceased by
brothers William Franklin, Dale
Eugene, Dwight and Raymond;
sisters Barbara, Rosalie and Nettie
Bell. Survivors include his wife of
33 years, Joann Skelton of Mac-
clenny; daughters Joann Michelle
Skelton of Jacksonville and Mindy
Hollar (Britton) of Glen St. Mary;
sons James Mark Skelton III of
Macclenny and James Dwight
Skelton of Fla.: sisters Ruth Kangas
of Riggins. Ind.. and Doroth) MNa-
rie Tilley of Meridan, Idaho; broth-
er Danny Lee Skelton (Louise) of
Macclenny; grandchildren Destini
Jordan Hjires and Mackenzie Lynn
Hires. 4
A service was held June 29 at
3:00 pm at V. Todd Ferreira Funer-
al Services of Macclenny with
Pastor David Manning officiating.
Interment followed at Woodlawn
Cemetery.

St. James Episcopal Church
Minnesota Ave. Maccenny. Fla.
259-7331
Sunday School 9:00 am
Sunday Service 10:00 am



/FAITH BIBLE\

CHURCH
New Hope for te Community
Five Churcies Road
Huw. 127 Sanderson, FL
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Wed. Night Bible Stud. 7:00 p.m.
Ever 4' Sunday Night Service 7:00 p.m.
idell W. l'illiams -Pastor


Susan Starling

dies June 21st
Susan Kay Starling, 56, of Mac-
clenny died June 21, 2005 at her
residence. She was born June 18;
1949 in Piqua, Ohio and lived in
Macclenny for the past 20 years.
She retired after 15 years from Pru-
dential Life Insurance Company.
Mrs. Starling was predeceased
by parents Verle and Rosella Alle-
bach Everett. Survivors include
husband Donnie M. Starling of
Macclenny; daughter Brenda Eck-
ert (Bill); sons John Marcus Star-
ling and Max Jeffery Starling of
Macclenny; sisters Arlene Baugh-
man (Richard), Norma Lee Pine
(Dick), Marguerite Calland and
Wanda Snail of Rosewood, Ohio;
brother Jim Everett (Sharon) of
Colorado Springs, Colo.; grandchil-
dren Jonathan, Jeremy and Jenna.
A service was held June 24 at
Raiford Road Church with Pastor
Eddie Griffis officiating. Interment
followed at Woodlawn Cemetery.
V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services
of Macclenny was in charge of ar-
rangements.


MACCLENNY
CHURCH OF CHRIST
573 S. 5th St. 259-6059
Sunday Bible Study 9:45 am
Fellowship 10:30 am 11:00 am
Worship Services
:... 11:00 am
SWed. Bible Study
:30 pm
;- Sanm F. Kitchinq



r^ Firas Cuniifv&C
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93 N. 5th St., Macclennv 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
John L. Hay, Jr, Pastor


Ashlev Lauren Stout
'Our Little Angel'

You came into this
world June 8, 2005.
You went to be with Jesus
June 9, 2005.
The Lord gave you
three precious hours with
your mom and dad,
Corrine and Garn Stout
from Des Moines, Iowa
who loved you and will
miss you very much.
Although we could not be
there to see you, in our
hearts we knew ,ou were
beautiful.
Even though we didn't
getl o know one another
on this earth, we will all
know one another when
we meet in heaven.
Till then...
All our love,
Granny Pat & PaPa Joe,


Mt. Zion N.C.
Methodist Church
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. '.A
THE CHURCH THAT
REALLY CARES! -
EVERYONE WELCOME!
Pastor Rev. Bobby Griffin
J)


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First Baptist Church I
of Sanderson
CR 2l'a Sanderson FL
Sunday School 10:00 am |
Sun. Morning Worship 11:00 am
Sun. Evening Worship 6:00 pm
Wed. ERe. Bible Sludy 7:00 pm
Factor Bob Christman


SANDERSON
CONGREGATIONAL
HOLINESS CHURCH
CR 127 N., SANDERSON, FL
SUNDAY SCHOOL 10:00 AM
MORNING WORSHIP11:00 AM
SUNDAY EVENING WORSHIP 6:00 PM
WED. EVENING PRAYER SERVE. 7:30 PM
PASTOR: ORAL E. LYONS


In Memory of
R.L. 'Chub' Rewis
11/11/28-6/23/01

The butterfly emerges
from its silken shell-
Reborn, it arises,
no longer bound to earth.
Free at last, the butterfly
glides to heights unknown
before.
So do our loved ones find
a beautiful release
as, earthbound no more,
they leave our sight and joy-
fully rise to a garden of
matchless beauty,
a place of light andpeace.

Love you always & forever,
Your wife Violet, children
& grandchildren


.:-A t Lj ur.J m rirpi 1 ., Fa irrournd, Rd
Sunday School 9:45 am
Sunday AM Worship 11:00 am
Sunday PM Services 6:00 pm
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting 7:00 pm
Pastor J.C. Lattra~nore Welcomes All ..,

Come and magnify the Lord and worship with us
Glen Friendship Tabernacle
Clinton Ave. Glen St. Mary
WJXR Radio Service Sunday 8:30 am
Morning Worship Service 10:30 am
Children's Church 11:30 am
Evangelistic 6:00 pm
Bible Study (Wed.) 7:30 pm
Rev Albert Starling Home: 259-3982 Church: 259-6521
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Sunday Sch'jiil 9: 11 am
I SullUda MrninL Wiirshi p 111:15 am Ri'al hngrs 7:1)pm
Sjila Evi-ning Wirship (i.Ill [II Thursda I"uili 7:00 pm

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First Baptist Church of St. George
Monday, July 4th
.11:00 am to 4:00 pm.

GOSPEL SINGING GAMES FOR ALL AGES

FOOD Dt.SSucIS
Come & enjoy the celebration and bring a friend!


S JESUS
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ry.


For more information call:
(912) 843-2350 or 259-7325
Sponsored by: First Baptist of St. George
Moniac Baptist Church
George Church of God Pine Level Church
First Baptist of Cuyler


David Thomas
259-4940


Sunday School
Sunday Morning Worship
Sunday Evening Worship
Wednesday Night Service
Radio WJXR 92.1 Sunday


Associate Pastor
Tim Thomas
259-4575


.10:00 am
11:00 am
6:00 pm
7:00 pm
9:15 am


Youth Programs
Sunday School 10:00 am
Common Ground Sunday 11:00 am
Common Ground Wed. (Teens) 7:00 pm
God Kids Sunday 11:00 am
God Kids- Wednesday 7:00 pm Youth Pastor
Gw.ce.ary Crummey
www.christianfellowshiptemple.com


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Before you snap that photo you think we'll want to put in the newspaper,
check with us! If at all possible, we'll arrange to have someone there to
take it for you. It's our job!
The more notice you give, the better chance you have.
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Independent Pentecostal Church
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Churches are called


to a higher standard


PENSEE

RY INGEL

Jesus warns his disciples, "Be-
ware of false prophets, who come
to you in sheep's clothing, but in-
wardly are ravenous wolves. You
will know them by their fruits"
(Matt. 7:15-16a, RSV). This'is the
imagery depicted by Ed Hall in
last week's Press cartoon directed-
at Camp Tracey.
Camp Tracey, a camp for trou-
bled youth owned by Harvest Bap-
tist Church in Jacksonville, made
front page news in The Press the'
*week before due to three more
lawsuits filed against the camp by
former residents alleging physical
and sexual abuse between the
years of 1989-1996. This is the
second round of lawsuits, with the
First settled in 2003.
The difficulty for every organi-
zation and Christian is recognizing.
wolves decked in wool. It is not
like the Little Red Riding Hood
story,where ears, eyes and teeth
were noticeably visible; instead,
like costumes designed by Holly-
wood, today's wolves wear very
realistic disguises. We aren't in-
structed to remove disguises: we
are admonished to examine the
fruit; What do they produce?
In Camp Traces's case, does it
produce young men who are well
adjusted contributors to society?
Does it change the lives of trou-
bled youth for the better? These
are the questions that must be an-
swered if we want to know if it is
a sheep or a wolf, or if perhaps the
wolf has been replaced by genuine
sheep.
All Christians must guard against
the tendency so prevalent in to-
day's society to rationalize behav-
ior. We make excuses-for bad fruit.
We get confused by the concept of
forgiveness.
Christians are commanded to
forget e. and to do so rcjardlc.-, of
the offender's r'edo6fig'ioin 6 tf
wrong-doing or the presence of
any.genuine sorrow over w hat
they have done. While this bene-
fits the sinner, it is even more ben-
eficial for the one who has been
injured, and this is the point of the




Vygrateful


Cabrera would like to take this
time to thank all of our friends and
family for their prayers, kindness
and lose throughout his illness and
passing.
A sincere thank you to Pastor
Donnie Williams and Calvar\ Bap-
tist Church for always being there
for us. The prayers and love were
much appreciated. The choir, which
did a fabulous job in singing Smo-
key's cherished song, First Da\y in
Heaven, at the funeral serTice,
thank you. Pastor Donnie's final
farewell to Smokey. \which touch-
ed many lives in the county and
will always be one of our cherish-
ed speeches, I \%ill al\ a\ s remem-
ber. The food. flowers, gifts and
cards were very much appreciated
as well.
Special thanks to all churches
and people in this county w ho took
the time to open prayer chains,
phone calls and visitations for us.
Also, I would like to thank Frank
and Linda Taylor for all the food.
drinks and lo e that \were gi en.
Sincere thanks to Todd Ferreira
Funeral Services and staff you
made this a celebration of Smoke\ 's
life and I will alwa s be grateful to
you for show ing us x ou care.
And last but not least. I would
like to thank my beloved husband.
Smoke', for his witness to others.
raising our four wonderful chil-
dren (Dav id. Todd. Brooklyn and
Luisito) and also for being such a
wonderful Pal-Pal to our precious
grandchildren (V'ictoria, Jesslin.
iKylie and upcoming birth of Jayda ,
Madison (w hom he saw in a sono-:


gram before his passing.
And for the most precious, out-
standing 17 sears of my life. I'll
always love you. Poppy. and \ou
will always be in my heart fore er.
I will see you in another time and
in a better place; I will be sure of
that.
Thanks again and nma God bless
ill lt ou'
I. .1 I Il' I Y, 131 (. 3 ,I m '


commandment.
Christians are also required to
welcome those who genuinely rec-
ognize their sin and change their
behavior back into the fold with
open arms..Far too often, Chris-
tians confuse the concept of for-.
giveness with the concept of rein-
statement.
Scripture is clear reinstate-
ment doesn't occur until the good
fruit is obvious. Paul wrote to the
Corinthians, "But rather, I wrote to
you not to associate with any one
who bears the name of. brother if
he is guilty of immorality or greed,
or is an idolater, reviler, drunkard,
or robber not even to eat with
such a one." (1 Cor. 5:11, RSV)
The wolf must genuinely become a
sheep to be reinstated into the fold.
. The wool-clad wolves are mul-
tiplying all around us, and the
Christian must become more as-
tute at telling the difference be-
tween genuine sheep and ravenous
wolves. You won't be able to do so
by listening to their words or. ex-
amining their environment. It will
only happen: as you become top-
quality fruit-inspectors.


In Memory
of
Angie Paulk Connell
1: 16, 1967 6'30.Q2004

It's been about a ear since I 've
stefn 'ot. I caii 't believe I'Ve Itn ed this
year iiiilhouit sc'tilg/ or talking ro \oiu I -
ii-sh I could il yvou I lowev Evert.
dalv livme: m' life' w'viilioula 'i hais beea
the haridestfi MlineI "t c'~'s had 10 t I
kno\w' I 11c l ie ttci ?1 s mitit i daytl'. }o'ft .'
\ 1it/i Ie in I nI' V/ at'i0 al / I 1liHtk .of vof
; always. I love you,
YOUR DAUGHTER, HEATHER IVEC

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in Memory.
of
Angie Paulk Connell
1/16/1967 6/30/2004
SMy dear sisterAngie,
It has already been one year since
you left this world. It seems like only
yesterday that I saw your beautifulface,
smiling, laughing, making fun of me
having a baby at my age. He was born
33 days after you died. I wish you could
!ia, .c c'i: n' ,,. If love could have saved.
you, you would have lived forever. But
you will live i'I ;i\- hI.,ri, forever.
YOUR SISTER, CYNDI


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In Memory
of
Angie Paulk Connell
1/16/1967- 6/30/2004
We miss you every day of our lives.
LOVE, GRANNY, MAMA, DADDY,
SISTERS LISA, CYNDI & JULIE


Special thanks
The family of Susan Kay Star-
ling would like to say thank you
for the visits, prayers, cards and all
the kindness shown during the loss
of our beloved Susan.
We send special thanks to Sue
Higginbotham for her special love,
to the Sheriff's Department for
their quick response, Raiford Road
Church for the unbelievable amount
of food, Destiny People for their
food, and Charloitt's Webb-for the
beautiful flov. ers.
Thinks to our'spccial friends
Eddie Griffis and Barry Baughman'
for.the beautiful service and Todd
Ferreira for the x\ onde rful job.
Susan was a wonderful wife,
mother, Nlani-mniu and friend and.
will be aidl\ missed by everyone.
'. ; -SINCERELY,
D,-.riNii, i-n ..:.s M ,%, BLL_,
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SAFE AND HAPPY FOURTH OF JULY!


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, GEORGE & STAFF


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INC.
59 NORTH SEVENTH STREET
MACCLENNY, FLORIDA 32063
Phone (904) 259-2850
The following vehicles will be sold at public auc-
ionn July 22. 2005 at 10:Q0 am,,at Moran's Motor
and Wrvecer Service, Inc., 59 North Seventh
Sireel. Maccienny, FL., 32063.
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COMMISSIONERS INVITATION TO BID
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:,:nzid.rn. Ire alt ,:.- Ire i01 Head Sran Build.
.r. l':ared aln.:n iri, we-i .iJd o01 Counry Road
'29 rj.:.nri apoDroyialal, 31-4 m.le n.:nn ,l LIS 90
'rarrerci,. Baker Cournry Flord.a Tre leal de
.-:iriipi n .r,:i inc yai, pic.perTy i-_ 3a. Iilio
A parcel of land being.a part of the
SE .'4 of SEC 02, Township 3 South,
Range 20 East, in Sanderson. Baker
County, Florida. The parcel is 1.5 ac-
res more or less.
Subject to any covenants, restric-
tions and;or easements of record.
Tn. Balc.r Couniry Board ,l Corr,,Tiis,.jnr,r ,s
Sc-.rng xd pr,:,F:il. tr.n qualheCe buyers Trc e
rrni-uriu a,:ceplarI DEd ,5 b 5-14 500 (irl.vilui

.Irujarn It.E runrdr dollars EacLri rrid ur,il t
a:icimipai, br, a depos. oi i $5 000 il.e iroiuj
ar,1 c.3llar I Tre SLic,:ei ruil b.cler& d; pOJ, l A.ll
bep nor,.relur.jarli; All A deposis, ITr unruiC.-3llul
Sridleri-r vill re reurrnied wirln r.,e i.i dav; ine
Sac,:,- i, ri .. ,'_i a b d
411 Eod projpi.d.alz ,Tay be sulut'l 0i Io In rF llc-.:
ing co'noiorns
ii The rezoninrg o r he property lo a proper
[c.TImmer.:Ial cl.iiflCal,:orn
2) The availab.llry o sufficienl aaler anjd sw
er _-rv ce"
31 Odtla;nini all required go.vernmer-ial ap.-
pro.al. rr-,mn al i dr.3ncl. erivronrrmE5lai iegula.
'ry permTs ar,d any rype of go.ernme.niai per-.
milrs or appro..ai whicn may ,e required
B.d par.kels may be obtained al ire Board of
Counry Corrmnisiir.'ers orfirce located al
904-259-3613
Baker Cc-unry Board :'I Counry Commissioners
55 N 3rd Slri-ei
Macclenri, Filo,'da 32063
Corrpleleo dor.-umensll marked SEALED:"
BID FOR OLD HEAD START PROPERTY must
be recei.eda n rme above. referenced once no lal
er Iran 12 -nco ofr, Tnursday July 14. 2005 10 be
corE;.irjcr-j
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scn s nierc-ied rn irTe rueiness or prolesson car-
ried on urirJer ihe name of A.C.D. Services
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er Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32210 and the extent
of the interest of each is as follows:
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Signature
STATE OF FLORIDA
COUNTY OF BAKER
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 2$th
day.of June, 2005.


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Clerk of Courts
Baker Counry Florida
By Jamie Crews
As Deputy Clerk


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Brayden Dawson


Avery Giddens
Son is born
Andy and Amanda Giddens of
Glen St. Mary are pleased to an-
nounce the birth of son Avery Car-
son Giddens'at St. Vincent's Medi-
cal Center on June 5. He \weighed
nine pounds, nine ounces and was
21 inches long.
.Grandparents are Michael and
Anna Pinder of Lake Butler, Man-
nie and Lettie Giddens of Sander-
son.

Upcoming vows
The children of Willie Edw\ard
Griffis of Lake City and Leana
Simmons of Sanderson are pleased
to announce the upcoming wed-,
ding of their parents. The ceremo-
ny will be held at the home of.the
groom, 2050 Ebenezer- Rd. SE,
Lake City, on Saturday, July 9 at
5:00 pm. Please call (386) 754-
6152 or (904) 361-8525 for direc-
tions.
Follow inL- the ceremony, the
couple w ill live in Lake City.

Thanks for help
Stephen and Glenda Thomas
would like to acknowledge and.-,
thank everyone who gave a help-
ing hand in the wedding of Johnny
and Janie Nolan on June 11, 2005.
AA ery special thank 3 ou to Bun-
nie \Williams, S) I\ ia Brog% n, A.udre\
Kenned\. L\ nette Crew.s. Joan Br\ -
ant and to all the ladies at the Otis
,Road Church of God. Thank \ou
all for all your time and hard \\ork.
Nla\ God bless \ou.


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Christopher R.., cr .
It's a boy!
Chris and Julia Rodgers of Mac-
clenny are proud to announce the
birth of son Christopher Joseph
Reece Rodgers on June 12 at 6:05.
pm at St..Vincent's medical Center
in Jacksonville. He weighed seven
pounds, one ounce and was 20
inches long.
Grandparents are Jim and Pam
Bevin of Solomon's Island, Md.,
Reece and Tricia Crews of Mac-
clenny.'Grieat grandparents are
Mary Ann Johns of Ne~ port New s,
Vir,, Joe and Linda Williamns of
Macclenn\, Robert and S\ I ia Per-
"due of Macclenny, Roy and Gayle
Crew s of \hijte House, Fla.

Guardian training
to start on July 14
The Guardian ad Litem pro-
gram will conduct volunteer train-
ing in Macclenny July 14-16 and
19-21 from 9:00 am-noon at the
Baker County Courthouse.
For more information or to reg-
ister, please contact Lakayne En-
gra1 at (904) 966-6,237 or 259-
2992.
The Guardian ad Litem pro-
gram advocates for the best inter-
Ses[ of children .' h, .,e ilieged i,-,
be abused, neglected or abandoned
and who are involved in court pro-
ceedings.


A son arrives
Mary Combs and Jeff Dawson
of Macclenny are proud to an-
nounce the birth of son Brayden.
Lee Dawson on June 9 at Baptist
South. He was six pounds, 14
ounces and was 19/4 inches long.
SHe joins siblings Lacie. Logan,
Kevin and Rheys. ,
Grandparents are Larry and Rhea
Morgan of Macclenny, Dan and
Cindy Dawson of Orlando. Great
grandmother is Dorth) Foster of
Kansas City, Kan.

Cancer group
The monthly meeting of the
Baker Count\ Cancer Support
Group will be on Tuesday, July 5
at 7:110 pm in the meeting room of,`
the Baker County Health Depart-
ment. '
All cancer patients. survivors,
their families and caregivers are
urged to attend the meetings. If you
want to knov more about the.
group, please call Mag McGaule
at 259-3476.

Daughter born
Jim and Allison Blakel\ of \al-
dosta, Ga., are proud to announce
the birth of daughter Tatum AJe\an-
dra Blakel. on June 22. She '.eigh-
ed se en pounds, nine ounces and
\Nas 19 inches long. Tatum joins
brothers Jimm\. Biilev and Gabe.
Grandparents are John and Ton-
nie Blakel\ of Macclenny. Brad and
BRirb:.ij Miller of \dildoiia,
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Comer
The Council on Aging and Se-
nior Center will be closed on Mon-
day, July 4, for Independence Day.
Senior Center participants will cele-
brate on Friday, July 1, by wearing
red, white and blue and by honor-
ing military veterans.
Council on Aging staff and Ad-
visory Council are working, to es-
tablish a Telephone Reassurance
service. This service enlists seniors
and other volunteers to make daily
phone calls to meals on wheels /
homebound seniors who live alone
or with a frail caregiver. Volunteers
and homebound seniors are match-
ed for the daily well-being contact
that will provide reassurance and
information to the client and enable
other seniors, some of whom are
also homebound or unable to do
other volunteer acti\ ities, an oppor-
tunity to provide a valuable service.
Volunteers-are still \ery much.
needed for the Council to continue
the current meals on wheels pro-
gram. This program delivers daily\
meals'to seniors unable to come to
the Senior Center for lunch, and is
often the onl) contact that senior
has fior weeks at a time.
Council staff can help seniors
and caregi ers find services or in-
formation they need. This includes
questions concerning Medicare.,
other health insurance problems.
choosing an insurance plan or get-
ting help \\ith the cost of prescrip-
tion drugs.
SENIORS' lMENU
for the week of July 4-8
MONDAY: Closed for July 4 h.l.dj\ ,
TliESDA.: Beef and macaroni, cauli-
11o er. garlic bread. peaches'jid milk
\ EDNESD.A': Liman be ns and ham.
rnee. tom:atos andr l cucumhers cornbread.
co:'kicrs ind milk
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Sgra'.% mjshed p''iji>',:C crLamn d corri. roll,.
truii and milk
FRIDAn: Chicl.en and dumplings,
picked beels. hicuiil. jppksiuce and milk


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SThis Bat-

BY BOB GERARD
Features and Comment
Wow!
1That's my first response to Bat-
man Begins. Finally, a Batm'an
movie worthy of the comic book.-
That sounds a little ridiculous
when you're talkiig'about a comic
book, but then Batman was never
San ordinary comic.
Most comic book superheroes
like Superman or Spiderman beg
to be a little-tongue-in-cheek. Not
Batman. Batmanf is so conflicted
emotionally that if he wasn't fight-
ingcrime in a mask and cape, he'd
be on Prozac and in some heavy
therapy.
Tim Burton tried to capture that
with Michael Keatop in the origi-
nalBatman movie. It was a noble
failure. Keaton was a good Bat-
man, but Burton's warped, surreal-
istic Gotham City was just too for-
eign to latch on to with ease. The
other two original offerings, Bat-
iman Reiurns and Batman and
Robin, were plain awful. Christo-
pher Nolan does it right in Batman
Begins.
if you have ever read a. Batman
coriiic, you know his origins. Bruce
Wayne's rich parents are'killed in
front of his eyes on a city street
and he vows then and there, kneel-,
ing in their blood, to fight crime.
Nolan fleshes it out a little and
adds a twist. In the opening scene
of the film, Bruce Wayne falls.
down an abandoned well and stirs
up hundreds of bats. He comes out
of it with a terror of the creatures.
Not soon after, when his parents are
killed, he retreats inside himself.
Fast forward ten years to a bail
hearing for the man who killed the
Waynes. Bruce appears at the hear-
ing with a gun tucked up his sleeve,
ready to shoot the man who killed
his parents. He is saved from mak-
ing that dreadful decision when
the man is gunned downed before
his eyes because he was going to
rat out a crime boss.
Bruce Wayne is conflicted and
goes on a seven-year search for


version of
answers that lead him to a mysteri-
ous monastery high in the moun-
t'ains of Tibet. There, wavering be-
tween good and evil, he meets an
enigmatic Irish mystic named Du-
card (Liam Neeson) and Rds Al
Ghul, a martial arts master played
by Ken Watanabe. They teach him
to fight and overcome his fear, and
to use tactics of deception and the-
atricality against his enemies.
I. won't, tell you what happens
next, but Bruce Wayne returns to
Gotham and takes a job with Wayne
Enterprises, the family company.
Wayne Enterprises has taken to
making heavy weapons for the
-military, and in Research and De-
velopment he befriends Lucius
.Fox (Morgan Freeman), who sup-.
plies him with the items he will
use to become Batman.
What toys they are James


classic much better


Bond would be envious. The Bat-
mobile looks like an armored dune
buggy without axles it is fabu-
lous. The bat suit has all the bells
and whistles you might expect.
Christian Bale plays Batman
completely straight, without the
tongue-in-cheek humor George
Clooney and Val Kilmer gave him.
He is a troubled lad in a cape and
hood.
Unlike the other three Batman
movies, there is no real supervil-
lain. The Scarecrow has no super
powers; he's a twisted psycholo-
gist who uses a psychotropic mist
to make people psychotic and par-
anoid. Cillian Murphy is nicely
preening as the psychiatrist.
Katie Holmes is okay as Bruce's
girl friend who is the district attor-
ney for Gotham City. Really,
though, any ing6nue actress could


have played this role. She neither
adds or distracts.
Tom Wilkinson is excellent as
Jim Gordon, and adds both dignity
and humor to the role of one of the
few honest cops in Gotham. Rut-
ger Hauer as Earle, the head of
Wayne Enterprises, who is trying
to sell the company out from under"
Bruce Wayne, is at his sleazy best.
But veteran actor Michael Caine
Sas Alfred the butler steals every
scene he's in. Caine adds weight
and style to a role that was an af-
terthought in the other films.
Overall. Batman Begins is an
excellent film. Even my wife, who
hates these kinds of action movies,
was impressed with it. It's certain-
ly the best action film of the year.
Batman Begins is rated PG-13.
I give it four out of four stars.


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DOT SALE


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Everything discounted


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KLEEN QUEEN
CLEANING SERVICE
Homes & Commercial
4-0-$50 weekly
275-3647 or
235-0862
6/30p


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GATEWAY PES'
CONTROL, INC
259-3808
All types of pest control
Call Eston. Shannon, BrN
Bill or Philip
Beerly Monds O, ne

A &R TRUSS
Engineered trusses for your
Home Barn Shed Et
Free estimates
259-3300


12/23tfc
PRESSURE WASHING
& PAINTING
Free estimates
904-237-7136
6/23-7/14p


APPLIANCE DOCTOR
* Air conditioners Heat pumps
Major appliances -
24 hour. 7 day emergency service!
Call Vince Farnesi, Owner-Operator
259-2124
7/life
ALL'S LAWN WORK
& LANDSCAPING
Free Estimates
Tractor %ork
Specializing in large yards & fields
Distance is no problem
Insured
710-5011


6'310p
WHITFIELD'S
CUSTOM
LANDSCAPING
Landscaping Mowing
Edging-* Trimming
259-3084


ADDINGTON
LAND SERVICES
Land clearing tractor ser. ices
Excavation fill dirt ~ ponds
Brush mowing seeding grading
386-867-1094


Nextel
DC#195-124-8369
6'3 0i


RAINTREE PAINTING,
INC.
Residential Commercial
Ne\w Construction
259-6770
fi 9.31i


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Hurricane Season is Here!
an, Are you Ready?
ALL'S TREE REMOVAL
S Trim limbs or remote entire tree
Courteous Sert ice
Licensed & Insured
rnew Free Estimates
c. 259-9018
or 710-5011


CONNIE F. WHITI
275-2474
Septic tanks, tractor work.
New systems, Repairs.
Sump pumps. Culverts.
Slag hauled & spread

REMODELING & FI


IT
Kitchen Baths Etc.
Interior Exterior
Painting
Workmanship Guaranteed & Li-
censed
.339-3650
7.00 am 7:00 pm


6,30-7,21p
FILL DIRT
Culverts Installed
259-2536
Tim Johnson

AFFORDABLE
HOUSECLEANING
FOR YOUR HOME
Honest* Dependable Experienced
References
Call Amy at
259-4374
6/30.7'7p


WELL DRILLING
2" & 4" sells
Roger Raulerson
.: :259-7531

AFFORDABLE
WELDING WOR
No mobile
219-9515 cell
259-3706 home

A&R ROOFING. I


6 3p : New, roofs Roof repairs
E '- Roof replacement
Free estimates
259-7892
9 9tl'c
E&S LAWN SERVICE
Same day free estimates
.ic Guaranteed to save dollars for you!


465-3841
6A16.7'
FARI BUREAU
INSURANCE
Auto Home Life Health
Business
Call for quotes
Justin Webb Agent
IC 2'' --'. 44L D %


-259-633 or 445-

ANGEL AQUA.
Water softeners Iron
Sales- Rentals- Ser
WATER TEST IN
Total vLater softener su
Salt delivery
~ Financing alailab
JOHN HOBBS
797 S. 6th Street. Mac
259-6672


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6'23"7 14p WOODS TREE
INC. SERVICE
filters Tree removal Light hauling
sice, Stump removal
iG We haul or buy junk cars & trucks
We sell horses


applies

le-

clenny

7'151fc


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%'Ab)E'S TRACTOR
WORKS. INC.
Finmsh eradting Dirt Ic\cling
NlMoving Coul' rl-
SlIa drlseA.I..s
259-3691
Liccnscd ,. Inur cd
3 3.', 2 r'


CANADAY
CONSTRUCTION/
4' 3'', CANADAY TRUCKING
Complete sti &.
K iUnderground utility contractor
Land clearing
\Ve sell dirt & slao
itch Canada,..r.
259-1242
6".3 'p 904-219-8094
NC. CLI.C057126 6'23.12 29p


New to Baker County
WATER PUMP
REPAIR & SERVICE
2-1 hour 7 days week
904-779-0042
toll free 888-627-8677
6.23-? -14r


INSTANT RAIN
'p IRRIGATION
Residential irrigallon
Box blade Sod
Free estimates
904-338-7657 cell
259-6396
Ask for John or Chuck


Licensed Insured L. RR
Free estimates CO"
24 hour service
Call Danny F
259-7046
Jesus is the Only Way
114-. 11/4/05p CCC046197'


TRAILER REPAIRS
Ehl""' ralecr,
Li ,stick & horse tr.ili r.
Equipment iradier
Ekliric hir.ikc-s \sicm,
All electrical repair
5 \.cjrs c\prTcncL
653-1863 home
904-334-3659 cell
6. h,.'7.'7p
BRANCH'S TRACTOR
SERVICE
Light b1rush mo. ing
-lomeov.'. ncrs Associ.tion
Road maintenance


Dri,.c%%aN s & Gradc '
653-1000
James Branch


DESIGN ALTERNA
260-8153
Custom house plan
to your specificatio
Qualified Good refers


TWH CRANE
SERVICE, INC.
Licened & Ir.,urcd
%Ve set truwes
s\\ '.\ ork v. itfl res r\ ice:
275-2853
904-838-8449


NMACGLEN BUILDERS,
INC.
Design Build
Your pl:ins-or our plans
Bentley Rhoden -
904-259-2255
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COUNTYWIDE
WASTE DISPOSAL.
1- .p INC.
TIVES RLeidential'Commercial
GarbagL pickup for Baker Cointy
Roll off Dumpsters' :.
S 259-5692 .,
fences Kent Kirkland. Owner.Operator
11, .1 4,14. 1i l.'itn


BUG OUT SERVICE
Since 1963
S Residential & Commercial
Pest control
Las. n & Shrub care
Termite protection
Damage repair guarantees
Free estimates Call today!
Sentricon Colony
Elimination System
259-8759
2/1.7tfc
B.J. FENCE
S All types~
,Decks & pool decks '
Custom barn building-
653-1442


6.23.7' 14p
ZY WESTFALL
RPORATION
Roofing
Free estimates
259-8700


WEDDING
",ANNOUNCEMENTS
& INVITATIONS
So many option'
See our catalogs jt
The Office Mirt
110 South 5th Street
259-3737 ::

WE BUILD
IN-GROUND POOLS
Konnie's Klear Pools
We sell & install
DOUGH BOY above-ground pools
Ser- ice Renovations Cleaning
Repairs* Chemicals Pans
698-E West Maccenny A e.
(next to Raynor's Pharmacy)
Spring & Summer hours:
Monday Friday
10 am-6pm
Saturday 10 am 5 pm
259-5222


SANDS TRUCKING
SjJ FclJd din SIlt h.ulkJ
904-445-8836 da) s
904-653-2493 evenings
3 I I-' I r F .
HIGGINBOTHAM
BROS.
HEATING/AIR &
ELECTRICAL
Heating & Air
El ctricjl .cr\ ice
Licene-.d & Insured
259-0893
Lic. #ET11000707
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INC.
Polysteel W'1al Sstsems
FEMA .Approted Safe Rion-im
Gcnerail & Specialti Concrete Work
Slabs Drise% a~ s Sid 'a.ilks "' ic
Tro \'onk, Presidnt
904-502-2079
G,.orgc Knjhh, Ir
904-219-0480
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GOD'S BUSINESS
Afier-hour. computer rcp:ilr
Ner'torktng. trariing.
Graphic design & writing
Call Cheryl
904-885-1237
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THE OFFICE NLART
Oils, acr lics, .atcrcolors. cjnwjecs.
dra\\ ing pads & much more'
1in South Filth Sire'c
259-3737
li.
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LAND & POND CLEAR-
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Cleaning Ponds -
Digging & Clearni. Ditches-
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1985 Southwind motor home, runs
,great, everything works, needs small
cosmetics, will sell $7000 cash for
quick sell or trade 904-610-1882
6/30-7/7p
GE dishwasher, very good condition,
works well, have papers. $125 OBO.
259-4369. 6/30p
Jimmy's Boiled P-nuts and Produce
now located at Railroad Ave and Low-
der St. "Y'all come!" 6/23-30p
Sunquest Wolflands tanning bed, like
brand new, asking $1000. 259-8875.
6/:30p
Electric wheelchair, new: electric
scooter, new, never been used: ponie
chair, new; walker, new. All for $2000.
259-4843. 6 30p


Butterfly dining table with 6 chairs,
very ornate, fluted legs, rare; half
round foyer console. All pieces are ma-
hogany wood. Southern Charm. 259-
4140. 2/3tfc
Beautiful oak clkfiinieet,indtllides- oal-i
table, six chairs and china cabert i;
used rice. S600. 259-8422. 6 30p
Fiberglass topper for Chevy or GMC
truck, 72"x99"; hard top for 2001 Jeep
Sahara, 59"x68". Come see-make of-
fer. Call 259-7774. 6/30p
Antique breakfront buffet, breakfront
china cabinet, buffet, all mahogany,
can be seen at Southern Charm. 259-
4140. 12/9tfc
Gas stove for sale, good shape, $50.
653-1656. 6/30p
Good used appliances, 90 day money
back guarantee. 266-4717.6/2-11 /17p
1993 Coachman Catalina, 5th wheel,
new hitch, new awning, new tires, new
roof, A/C seal, sleeps 6, $17,000. 259-
5296. 6/30p


G&L Partridge Farm (cnuckers) now
taking orders for dressed birds. 275-
2603. 6/9-30p
Mahogany secretary, beautiful piece,
excellent condition. Southern Charm
259-4140. 12i9rfc
Bankruptcies, last chance, new laws
soon, divorce, adoptions, deeds, wills,
notary service, etc. Call anytime, John
Swanson, 266-9270. 6/30p
Oils, acrylics, water colors, canvases,
drawing pads and much more' The Of-
fice Mart, 110 S Fifth Street. 259-
3737 tic
Yanmar 1700 series tractor bushhnog
and box blade, 600 hours use, $3000
912-843-2365 home or 904-591-4995
cell. 6.30c.
1998 Smokercraft aluminum bass
boat, 60 HP Evinrude trolling motor,
new batteries, new tires on trailer.
$4500 OBO. 259-6835 or 219-0213


Sweet car for young person. 2uui
Honda Accord EX, loaded, 63,000
miles, $11.500 OBO. 334-4227. 6.30p
.1994 Chevrolet Astro van, runs good.
make offer. Contact Bill Guerry or
Bryan Guerry at 259-2211 6-9tic
1994 Ford Tempo, cold A/C, 30-35
mpg, 4 cylinder, automatic, $1700
OBO, 1990 Pontiac Grand Am, auto-
matic, cold A.C, excellent mpg, $1500
OBO Call 653-1656, leave message
for Terry. 6.30p
2003 Chevy Dually 3500 LS, red.
55,000 miles, crew cab, $25,500 904-
317-3336. 6/30-7'7p
1999 Ford F-250, powerstroke diesel,
7.3 Itr., extended cab, 154,000 miles,
,'ry good conditdo' `,90iC' 2ci'.'-
9370 or 509-7409 61 3cp
1997 Dodge Dakota pickup '. 6 auto-
matic. AM FM cassette, new tires, like
new. 259-9438. 6/30p
1999 Ford F150 XLT, bedliner, auto-
matic, A/C, 76,000 miles, great condi-
tion, $7900. 223-3586. 6/30-7.'7p
1997 Chevrolet Silverado extended
cab pickup. A/C, automatic, stereo.
$6500. 259-4573, leave message.
6,'30-7!7p
1997 Toyota Camry LE, one owner,
very clean, $6000 OBO. 334-2811.
6&30-7,7p
1998 Mazda, 4 cylinder, $950 OBO.
259-4716. 6/30c


Needed: Four members for small still
hunt club near Glen. For more informa-
tion, call 259-3580. 6/30p
Tree work, trimming and clean up. li-
censed and insured Call 509-0507 or
588-6687 6.30-7.21p
E&S Lawn Service, same day free es-
timates, guaranteed to save dollars for
you. 465-3841. 6'16-7/7p
No yard too big or too small. Call Ke-
ichaun at 259-5720. 6/16-7/7p
Tree trimming removal and clean up.
Licensed and insured. 259-7968
10.'21tfc
I will watch children in my home, 6-00
am-6.00 pm, Monday Friday, 10
years experience. 904-483-7886.6/,23-
7,7p
Now accepting antique furniture on
consignment. Pieces have to be in
good condition. Call Karin at Southern
Charm 259-4140. 2/13tfc
Do you have a junk car or truck you
want hauled off or to sell? 259-7968.
4.22tfc
Roommate wanted to share 3 BR
home across from softball field, male
or female 259-2286. 6.30p
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Teacup dachshunds, one red dapple
male, three tricolor females, shots and
wormed, $200 OBO. 259-2968. 6/30p
Happy Jack mange medicine pro-
motes healing and hair growth to any
mange, bare spot on dogs and horses
without steroids. Glen Cash Store-259-
2381 -www.haoovlackinc.com.


Dachshund puppies, black and tan, 1
female, 2 males. 859-1707.6,'23-7/14p
Three chihuahua mix dogs. These
gentle attention-loving (watchdogs)
love to cuddle and be pampered. Need
a clean, safe environment (no other
dogs, please), a well fenced yard, reg-
ular grooming and plenty of outdoor
time Most of all they need a kind lov-
i ng person/family to stand guard over.
Will give away separately, but prefer to
keep this little family together. Free but
only to the right person. 259-2633,
leave message. 6/30p
Free kittens, 6 weeks old. very playful,
literbox trained, very cute. 275-2845
6,130.7,7
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Reward. Missing since June 17, 2005.
standard white American Eskimo. Last
seen in Glenfield Oaks off Woodlawn
Road Please call 259-9250 or 904-
361-8188. 6,30


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S 6/30-7/21 p Excellent opportunity for a motivat-
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den 259-7021 6.23-30p
Free to good home, 'i/ German shep-
herd puppy. male. Mother full blooded
German shepherd and can be seen on
premises Call 259-4758. 6/30p
Puppies. Lab pups for sale, AKC
registered, health certified. 386-431-
1584 -' 6/30p
Dogs: all types from puppies to adults
Animal' Control, $50 boarding fees will
apply 259-6786. 11/20tfc
2 year old Chinese crested powderpuff
male dog, neutered and shots, very
smart, to good home for $400 (paid
$900). 259-4843. 6/30p


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references to P O. Box 598, Macclen-
ny, FL 32063. 6/2tc
Tractor mechanic with 10 years expe-
rience needed at Macclenny Equip-
ment and Tractor Sales. Have your
own tools. Please call for an interview
at 259-4277, Monday thru Friday. 9 am
to 5:30 pm 6/30tfc


Land- Located in Lancaster Glen
4'/ miles west of Macclennv. Easy
access to US Hwy. 90 and 1-10.
Lot #1- 11.74 acres $76,310
Lot #4- 12.11 acres $78,715
Lot #11- 14 acres $98,000-Pending
Lot #15- 10 acres $65,000
Lot #18- 15 acres $67,500-Pending
Lot #21- 25.42 acres $101,680
13.5 Acres Located on paved road
in Glen St. Nlary, zoned agricultural
7.5. Bring your horses & MH or
build your dream home. $125,000.
Nice home of St. Marys Circle
1605 SF living space, 3BR, 2BA.
formal dining room, foyer, FP, patio,
front porch, 2 car garage & large
storage building. Reduced to
$165,000.
10 Acres with 2400+ sq.fl. MH 4
BR, I steel
applio eat-in
kitchen, 2004 Homes of Merit in
very good condition. Greenhouse &
storage bldg. $165,000. Additional
10 acres available for $65,000.
Great starter home or rental.
DW o-- ----fti 960
sq. ft., -IraI ning your
horses). Located on paved CR 125
north of Glen St. Mary. Priced at
$69,000. Reduced to $65,000.,



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Friday & Saturday 8:00
am-?, George Hodges
Rd, right on Aspen, rignt
on Willow, 3rd house on
left.
Friday & Saturday 9:00
am-1:00 pm, George
Hodges Rd, follow signs.
Men's, women's and
kid's clothes, TV, lots
more. Rain cancels
Saturday 8:00 am-?,
Emmanuel COGIC.
Community yard sale.
Clothes items, house-
hold items, scrubs and
much more.


10 Acre Tract zoned for MH and
horses. Located in a newly devel-
oping -i, t Pndng'mes
and n es.
County maintained road. No home
o\% ner association $65,000.
Commercial Lot 14,000 sq. ft.
100 ft. frontage on SR 121. Located
between Waffle House and Day's
Inn. adjacent to 1-10. $125,000.
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath doublewide
mobil- acre.
Locate ffI n d. in
Duval pusee reci-
ate. $82,000 Reduced to $77,500
Lot on Little St. Mary's River,
conveniently located between
Glen St. Mary and Macclenny.
This heavily wooded lot is restrict-
ed to site built homes only. '/, acre
+ priced at $34.000.
Nice Building Lot- 1.05 acre in
Oakridge (Off of Bob Burnsed Rd.)
North ^r t h tially
clear on.
Restric FLo ou s only.
High and dry with some trees.
Priced at $29,900
2 Bedroom Home on US 90 in
\Bald%% oper-
ty or M Iquick
sale $42,000.


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Serving ALL your real estate needs!


Saturday 8:00 am-?,
Corner of 125 South and
Keith Griftis Circle. Lap
top computer, cell
phone, etc. 3 families.
Friday 7:00 am-?, 169
W. Shuey Ave., Mac-
clenny, beside football
field. Boys' clothes 3-5,
girls' clothes 4-8. ladies'
clothes 14-26, big men's
clothes. Much, much
more
Friday & Saturday 8:00
am-?, Dupree Rd. oft
Woodlawn. Antiques,
etc. Big-multiple fami-
lies.
Friday & Saturday
8:00-?, 7349 W. Mad-
ison St. Glen St. Mary.
Friday & Saturday 7:30
am-4:00 pm, Hwy. 90,
Sanderson-#14014.
Furniture, name brand,
clothes, household
items. Giant yard sale.


Experienced painters needed. Must
have tools. 259-5877. 12/30tfc
Wal-Mart DCSam's Cafe, now hiring
food service personnel. FT/PT with
some experience, willing to train. 653-
4090. 6/30c
Now taking applications for desk
clerk. Must be able to work all three
shifts. Apply in person at 1651 S. 6th
Street. Macclenny from 9 am-3 pm. No
Phone calls: 6/30-7/7c
Truss builder needed. A&R Truss Co.
259-3300 6,9rfc
Driver CDL. 2 years experience, home
most weekends, quarterly bonus, paid
vacation, paid holidays 259-6574 or
904-742-1411. 6/30p
Driver CDL-A, home every weekend.
Regional runs in SE. Recent graduates
and experienced drivers needed. .36
CPM for 1 year experience. Call Tony
today, 877-851-2771 or 800-416-5912.
10690 Cosmonaut Blvd. Orlando, FL
32824. Star Transportation. 6/30p


Saturday & Sunday
7:00 am-2:00 pm, down
George Hodges Rd.
Friday 8:00 am-2:00
pm, 121 N. about five
miles, left at cooler.
Hope to see you, nice
things.
Saturday 8:00 am-?,
576 N. 5th Street. Key-
board with stand,
clothes and many other
household items. Too
much to mention.
Saturday 8:00 am-2:00
pm, 655 West Ohio Ave.
Various items, also pick-
up for sale.
Friday 8:00 am-6:00
pm, Saturday 7:00 am-
3:00 pm, 6442 S. CR
125. We will have
clothes, household
items, furniture plus two -
motors, 1974 Dodge-,.
360, 1980 Dodge-360.
See you there! All items
must go, early birds wel-
come.


Local home health care agency seek-
ing PRN registered nurse for local and
surrounding areas. Call 259-3111 for
details. 2/24tfc

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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
Ten Acre Tract Nice ten acre
tract in Baker County. Approx-
imately ten year old planted pines.
Zoned for horses. Close to US
Hwy. 90 on Arnold Rhoden Rd.
$75,000.
Mobile homes welcome. 2.5
acres with several nice trees
inclu m trees.
Smal peljbCFf^Pe gpety.
Loca Rd.


$30,000.


Two homes in Jax Very nice
;area .on,'Hecksher Drive in
Jacksonville. This area is known
as Jacksonville's Silver Lining-
North Florida's Keys. Twvo small
homes on approximately 1/2 acre
each. These homes could be
removed to build your dream
home. Reduced to $250,000.


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perintendents, equipment operators
and laborers for company specializing
in erosion control. Fax resume: 275-
3292 or call 275-4960. EOE. 6/2-30c
Pest control lawn technician, good
benefits, $25K plus, valid Florida dri-
ver's license, will train, looking for
hardworking individual. Please call
904-726-9334. 6/23-30p
Part time, 10 hours per week, $10 an
hour. Guardian ad Litem program.
Travel reimbursement. Please call La-
Rayne Engram at (904) 966-6237 for
more information. Training provided.
6/30c


Attention: Small business owners.
Business condos, office and ware-
house space, in the brand new Cy-
press Business Park across from Cy-
press Pointe's primary entrance oh
Hwy. 90 East in Macclenny. 1250 sq.
ft/build to suit. Presale prices in the mid
90s. $600 per month guaranteed fi-
nancing with 5% down. Not a lease,
you will own! www.Beyond-Builders.-
com or call George Knabb, Jr. at 904-
219-0480. 5/5tfc


Low CD rates got you singing the blues?
.I buy cash!!! 10-15% returns guaranteed
and 100% secured by real estate.
George Knabb, Jr. 904-219-0480.6//16tfc
Town Homes at Cypress Pointe. Now
accepting reservations. 2 and 3 BR
models, 1200 sq.ft and-up. Starting at
$109,900. Resort size community
pool, awesome fitness center, 2 acre
park with jogging trail and an 8 acre
nature preserve. Reserve now. 60 unit
Phase I already 70% reserved.
www.Beyond-Builders.com or George
Knabb, Jr. 904-219-0480. 6/16tfc
Completely remodeled 3 BR/2 BA
home, approximately 2300 sq. ft., under
$150.000 Please call Lori at John Norris
Realty. 838-6678 or 777-444. 6'30p
3 BR/2 BA, open floor plan, new roof.
new vinyl siding, large front porch, 1.89
acres with above ground pool, storage
shed, $128,000. 259-4770 or 653-.
1302. 6/30-7/14p
Lovely 1 acre lot, near river, high and
dry, new well and septic next to new
3500 sq. ft. home. Won't last long for
$34,000. Call 904-686-4999. 6/30p
House in Glen St. Mary located within
S10 minutes of all localschools and shop-
ping This 2500 sq. ft., 3 BR, 2 BA, 2 car
garage home on 1 /4 acres a must see
with its family friendly neighborhood.
$239,000. 259-8075,-ptlese leave mes-
sage. 6/30p


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$84,000-New frame home, 3 BR, 1 BA,
tile flooring, living room, kitchen/dining
room combo, on 1/2 acre lot in Kings
Manor, Sanderson. All electric appli-
ances. Owner willing to finance.
Please call 259-2255. 6/30tfc


3 BR, 2 BA double wide on 5 acres,
carport and shed, lawn maintenance,
no pets, $700 a month, $1000 deposit.
259-9066. 6/30p
Mobile homes, 2 and 3 BR, A/C, no
pets, $500-$550 plus deposit. 904-
860-4604 or 259-6156. 3/17tfc
House, 3 BR, references, no children.
259-3372. 6/30p
1 acre lot for mobile home in Macedo-
nia area off Odis Yarborough. Call
Brian at 759-5734 or 259-6735. 3/24tfc
Two 1500 sq. ft. buildings for lease.
904-759-9225. 6/30c
Commercial property for lease, 1000
sq. ft., retail or office space. Call 259-
9301 or 613-7759. 6/9-30p
3 BR, 2 BA brick house on 2.24 acres,
fenced barn, brick fireplace, $1300 a
month, 1st, last and deposit. 259-5313.
6/30p
3 BR, 11/2 BA mobile home, no pets,
lawn maintenance included, $450 rent,
$450 deposit. 912-843-8118. 6/16tfc
Brick home, very large BR, 1 BA,
kitchenette, cheerful, private area.
$450 a month, $150 deposit. 259-
4369. 6/30p
1 BR furnished house in city, available
August 1'. $400 deposit, $425 rent.
259-8935. 6/30-7/14p
3 BR, 2 BA doublewide on 1 acre with
pool and pole barn, lawn maintenance,
no pets. $850 a month, $1150 deposit.
259-9066. 6/30p
2 BR, 1 BA apartment in good neigh-
borhood. No pets or smoking. $500 a
month plus deposit. Call 699-1781.
6/,30rfc
2 BR, 2 BA, CH/A, $500 per month,
1st, last and $300 deposit. 259-7335.
7/7tfc
Brick home, 3 BR, 1 BA, CH/A, ceiling
fans, dishwasher, large fenced back
yard, very nice, available August 1.
Rent includes yard care and outdoor
pest control. $795 a'month, $500 de-
pt259-6488.


2 BR. 2 BA, 1 6x70, tip top shape.
Take over payments. 904-483-7886.
6/23-7/7p
1995 28x60 Skyline 3 BR, 2 BA split,
large kitchen, cathedral throughout,
tape and texture, $39,000. 259-8243.
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, June 30, 2005 Page Thirteen


Early May land transactions


The following land transactions
were recorded in the Baker County
courthouse May 1-15. Values are
derived from documentary stamps.
Many descriptions are by S(ection)
T(ownship) R(ange). If acreage or
price are not listed, none were in-
dicated in the documents.
Patricia Fish to Michael Redden &
Kimberly Farmer, in S17 T1S R21E,
$32,500.
Joe & lone Chevez to David & Giselle
Brunette, in Confederate Farms, $104,900.
Lerinell Pike to Keith & Lisa Haas, in
S29 T3S R19E, $10.
Leon & Julia Gross to Albert Kenne-
dy, in S6 T2S R22E, $22,000.
Hattie English to Lonnie McNeil, in
Macclenny, $10.
James VanVactor Jr. to Joseph &
Dawn VanVactor, in S8 T1S R21E,
$28,562.
Katie Turner, Pearl Thomas, Vera
Giddens, Wilbert Jr., Linda, Gloria, Bea-
trice & Herman Smith to Beatrice Smith,
in Macclenny, $10.
Dennis & Barbara Gay to Nancy
Clark, in Copper Creek Hills I, $208,000.
KRC Property LTD to Baker Devel-
opment LLC, in S10 S14-15 S21-24 S26-
28 S34 T2S R21E, $14,588,480.
Millage & Betty Burnsed to William
& Marilyn Allen; in S26 T2N R20E,
$225,000. .
Lanco Baker County LP to Jon &
Wendy Atwood, in Lancaster Glen,
$76.310.
Bernest, Karl, Vickie & Alzonia Mack
to Francille Williams. in S33 T2S.R21E,
$10.
Inez Donaldson to Chandra Single-
ton, in S32 T2S R22E.
US Secretary of Veterans Affairs to
Michael Turnquist, in Deerfield, $41,900.
MacGlen Builders Inc. to Susan
Brooks/trustee of E.Ed Yarbrough trust,
in Glenfield, $42,000.
Shirley Shaw to Johnny Mabry, in S1
T2S R22E, $10.-
SecurityTrust Plans Inc. to Ferreira
Enterprises Inc., in S5 T3S R22E,
$213,500.
Benny Richardson to Benny, Franklin
& Debra Richardson, in S36 T3S R20E.
Trek & Delania McCullough to Ka-
ren Rhoden. in Copper Creek Hills I,
$237,000.
Larry & Patricia Jones, Philip & Ju-
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Macclenny $10. .
Joseph & Crystal Elliott to Frank &
Jennifer Munn, in Smokerise, $290,000.
Secretary/HUD to Rene Dukeman, in-
Riverview Acres, $66,500.
Rene Dukeman to Rend & Stanley
Dukeman, in Riverview Acres, $10.
Anderson & Conner Inc. to Jesse &
June Begley, in Hunters Ridge, $185,000.
Timothy Burnsed to Donald & Shan-
non Burnsed, in S6 T1N R21E, $30,000.
Angelean Linzy to Community Out-
reach Word of Deliverance Ministries
Inc., in S29 T1S R21E, $58,000.
Patrick & Christy Linster to Zade &
Carolyn Cowart, in Cannon Heights I,
$39,900.
Aline Keene to James Hillard Jr. &
Aline Keene, in S10 T3S R21E.
Aline Keene to Jacquelyn Teeter &
Judith Gallups, in S10 T3S R21E.
Baker County Development Commis-
sion to Macclenny Products, in S5 T3S
R22E, $10.
Daniel Dukes, Five Star Land Trust
& Double Eagle Developers LLC to Can-
lan LLC, in S7 T3S R21E, $2,100,000.
Patricia Fish to Ashley Crossland, in
Hills of Glen, $10.
Wendell & Ruthia Crews to Shawn
& Sarah Yourn, in S35 T2S R21E,
$25,000.
James & Judy Rewis to Charles &
Loleta Rewis, in Riverview Estates.
Nancy & John Lancy to Kim Monds,
in Macclenny, $99,800.
Timothy & Carolyn Hodges to Britt
& Jessica NMilon. in Sanderson. $10..
Charlie & Joyce Davis to Henry &
Portia Ferguson. in Glenwood Acres,
$15,000.
Jeanne & Timothy Williams to Mi-
chelle Peacock, in S8 TIS R21E, $30.600.
Michelle Peacock to Robert Herring.
in SS8 TIS R21E. 49,000.
Dorolh. Ro% e to Jerry Rowe, in Can-
non Heights, $10.
TRL Baker LLC to Dykes & Associ-
ates Construclion Inc., 11 lots in Copper
Creek Hills III, $462,000.
TRL Baker LLC to Jack Lee Con-
struction Inc., 12 lots in Copper Creek
Hills III, $504,000.
Casey & James Griffis to Red Oak"
Trust, in S25 T3S R20E, $25.
Casey & James Griffis to Premier
Sky Trust, in S 19 T3S R21 E. $25.
Casey & James Griffis to Tall Pine
Trust, 2 parcels in S18 T3S R21E, $25
each..
SFred & Barbara Stivender to Joseph
& Teodora Stuna, 2 lots in Long Branch,
$58,500.
Daniel & Gary Dudley inilrus John
,.Dudley to Thomas Jr. & Lori Hodges, in
Pine Meadows, $10.
Maronda Homes Inc. of Florida to
Julie & Edward Payton, in Forest Park,
'$s151.002.
Darlene Brown to Patricia Shockley,
in Macclenny, $10.
Harry Hamner III to Franklin & Pa-
tricia Dodd, in S10 T1S R20E, $10,000.
Anderson &: Raulerson Construction
Inc. to Justin Thomas, in Hunters Ridge,
$165,000.
S Vernon & Claude Jr. Williams to Jo-
seph & Grace Defee, in $35 T2S R20E,
$50.00)0.
William & Frances Harvey to SD
Quality Builders LLC, in S30 T2S R22E,


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ireat Starter Home 3/2 DI' MH has Prime Commercial Location Former
most 1500 SF of living space, fully T-Mobile store on US 90 Concrete block
quipped kitchen, bay window. wood commrnrercial building with over 1700 Cq nf
urnmng FP in LR, walk-in closets, A -. T T F A I. R I I "" Being sold as-is. Priced for immediate sale.
creened back porch, master bath ':gar- E,, L U U ouAn HIN $63500
OPPORTUNITY
rn tub & separate shower. Iened tront & Professional Real Estate Services ": Brick Beauty Beautiful 3/2 brick home
)ack yard, above ground pool and custom
tucco exterior. $80,000- PENDING 69 W. Macclenny Ave 9 0 4 23 Maclenny, FL 32063 ramic tile Florida room, split floor plan,
eautiulGlen StMary Perectloca- walk-n closets, fully equipped kitchen
on to build your new home, right in the Starke 200i4 Fleerwood DW MH with over 21100 SF Tris homrrie p ,il ir n, Macenny II Beauliul 3/2 home ha appo.lely 22:0 SF. /breakfa tr ceiins
"srl or Wlr Ihr ,jp,,,Vl,, ,,u ,:,:,ur, rvOh .)r~d Inrlh l ,,,-r :e Macclenny II B'.eulitul 3;Z home hac aPPIo.,,r, lelY 2200 SF breakfast bar, huge pantry, tray ceilings,
earth of Glen behind the Post Office. There has it all; huge LR witn pi lure window formal dining room, sunken vales:w f rm. ay w ow formal dining rm, large living one car garage, new drainfield, detached
re two city l.ts available with dimensions den with ritone FP, dream ktcrhen wiit fcod prep i.land. breakfast in property vs. roon, w.3 -il c ull, l bea.lul .kithen wd/oo prep shed and pump house. $147,50-SOLD
f75125. Zoned single arily.residenal bar and morning room, walk-i closets; master bath has his/her property before averting r island- sbs refrigerator- dishwasher- electric stove-microwave &47500-
25,000 PER LOT PENDING : sinks-toilets-vanities and walk-in closets. Situated on 2.4 acres in As a free service we offer: closet pantry, french doors from master bedroom lead to private 10,000 SF Commercial- Zoned
desirable Glenwood Hard to find lots the heart, of Starke with a stocked pond, 2 detached carport and a study w/fireplace 3 covered porches, tiled walkway, 10x20 detached Comercial General this property sits on
.... shed, fenced dog areaw/water & electric, dbl. driveway and garage nearly 2 acres of land with a 10,000SF
n Glenwood are now available. Stunning 201020 wcork4hop Approximately'20 minutes from downtown Professional Comparative Market Analysis shed, fenced dog area w/water & electric, dbl. driveway and garage nearly 2 acres of land with a 10,00OSF
property is covered with large oaks, mag- Macclernny $120,000 .,These reports will compare your property to other door av keypad entry. All on 1 be.autfully laniid'ariped acre. Adjonang commercial metal building. Paved parking
olias and a variety of other hardwoods. 'Mini-Farm Beautiful 3/2 cedar rancr: ho,rne in Brycevill.: Home has comparable properties that have sold within the acre may be purchased for ai adol.lonal .;3.. Sellers offering 1 lot. City water and sewer lines available.
)wner/developer will build to suit. Only over 1700 sq. ft., granite tile, freestanding fireplace, formal dining, past year and help to establish a fair year home warranty A STEAL AT $234,900 Just minutes from 1-10 on SR 121 this is
ne lot left! $40,000 PER LOT breakfast room w/bay window, fully equipped kitchen, huge utility ;and competitive asking price. Charming Country Home Quiet counrly living within minutes of the perfect location for ahy .business.
ireat Commercial Opportunity.- This room, covered front porch, open back porch and 2-car garage. bring Jacksonville. Located in Baldwih this 3/2 bath home has a stone fire- PENDING SALE
concrete block commercial property was your horses...over 8 acres. Fully fenced with 6 acres in planted This service can be invaluable in helping to place in the living room, huge kitchen, oak cabinets, inside laundry, Whispering Pines- All brick 3/2.5 on a
ast in operation as a convenience store. Pensacola bahia and a.32x40 open bar with water and electric, determine a fair market value for your property. Florida Room, carport, 50x100 detached barn/qaiilge and a 10x100 large comer lot. This home features formal
'HASE I, environmental has Deen complet- Country livihq at its best!!! $375,000-BRING ALL OFFERS!! purnp h;:o-e Located on a paved road at the end of n r dead end sheet dining room win tray ceiling-crown mould-
.d. Located on US 90 in Sanderson jus Old Nursery Plantation- Picture perfect 3 bedroom, 21/2 bath 2 Call us today to schedule for your on 3.5 fully fenced acres. $268,500 ing & chair rail, huge livingroom with brick
minutes from the entrance to Ocean Pond story home with over 2000 SF. This is a beautiful home with wwc, FREE COMPARABLE MARKET ANALYSIS Nature Lovers' Dream Incredible 2.5 acre lots located directly fireplace, kitchen with breakfast room and
n nearly one acre. $81,500 vinyl, kitchen w/breakfast room, formal dining room and living room across from the Osceola National Forest. If you love nature, you won't closet pantry, Florida Room, 2 car garage,
iverfront E,-remely well-maintained and covered front porch. All on 2.5 acres. $259,900- Motivated be able to say no to the serenity you will find here. Covered in beauti- sprinkler system, lighted entrance, security
-3 DW MH has formal living room family Owners!!! Cindy Oglesby--226-7161 ful oaks and magnolias. This property is teeming with wildlife. Within system and privacy fence. $249,000
oorn with fireplace. spacious kitchen, 3 Industrial Property- Hard to find Industrial zoned commercial Licensed Real Estate Broker walking distance to Ocean Pond, zoned for mobile homes. This won't Acreage- 10 acres on SR 121 zoned
detached sheds, 2-car carport, 1 car .car- property on US. 90. Small concrete block building. rdeurbiised 3/2 last long. Two adjoining lots available. $28,000 PER LOT RCMHS. High and dryproperty already set-
ort, huge screened norch on ront, 2 level DW/MH and freestanding metal building (formerly used as automo- Lo Clem- 62 669 Looking for Land??? Over 10 acres of property ready for your up for two homesites. Ten acres with 2
orch on the side and an above ground ,tive bays) located on 2.25 acre site adjacent to RR tracks. Locatedmm -6769 ne home or mobile home Approximately 2 acres is cleared with wells 2 septicsystems and 2 power holes
ool. The yard is beautifully landscaped i extremely fast growing areaof Baker County Possible uses Holly Mann- 631-0399 the remainder in 12 yr old planted pines. If you love wildlife this Ready for your new home. If you have been
ith an abundance of fruit res, grpes' included professional offices, warehouses, mini-storage, automobile Licensed Ral state Agents property is for you..the Osceola Forest is just down the road, looking for land you know what rare
nd sweet smelling roses. Localed on 5.27 repair/storage; salvage yard, etc... $285,000 $65,00- Back on the market! commodity it is becoming in Baker County.
.res with over 170 h of river frontage on ont last long Call Tday $169,000
dead end mrad. $130,500 PENDING This wn't last long. Call Today! $169,


Lake Front at Ocean Pond

Willing to pay top dollar!!

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$23,500.
William & Frances Harvey to Ste-
phen Shouppe Enterprises LLC, in S30
T20S R22E, $23,500.


'Flabbergasted'

(from page one)
ments to repeat offenders and
those who violate probation.
Judge Glant, who some call
"Father Time," has been presiding
over criminal court in Baker
SCounty for about six months.
Judge Pierce became the sen-
tencing judge because he happen-
ed to be on the bench for jury se-
lection the day Mr. Harvey decid-
ed he wanted to plead out.
Mr. Harvey's mother appeared
in court seeking leniency for her
son, according to a court official.




Harvey's

arrest record

(from page one)
ceiving a few days in jail here
and there.
In 1998, however, he was
sentenced to five years in pris-
on for armed burglary and grand
theft of a firearm in, Nassau
County.
He apparently served the en-
tire sentence before being re-
leased in July 2003.
Several months later, he was
arrested for a string of-minor
charges, all but one of which
was dropped.
Last September, however, he
was arrested for possession of
cocaine, then two months later
for dealing in stolen property.
It was those felony charges
for which he received five-year
suspended sentences last week
from Circuit Judge George
Pierce.
In the meantime, he was
charged in March with battery
on a police officer, aggravated
assault on a police officer and
resisting arrest with violence, all
felonies.
The charges arose from a
fight with deputies who were ar-
resting him for failure to appear
in court on the cocaine posses-
sion and dealing in stolen prop-
erty charges.




Roger

Raulerson

Well Drilling


2" &4" Wells

Call Roger or Roger Dale

259-7531
Family Owned & Operated
Licensed & Insured




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