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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS
O BOx 117007 UNI.FLA ol. 45 Thursday March 2, 2006
r, GAINESVILLE, FL 32611
Jury takes less than30 minutes to reach verdict on convicted felon
Macclenny, Florida 500
Convicted in pawn
BY MICHAEL RINKER
One of two men accused in the foiled armed
robbery of a Macclenny pawn shop one year
ago was sentenced to a second 15-year prison
term by Circuit Judge David
A Baker County jury after a
one-day trial Thursday found
Glen Schofield of Jacksonville
guilty of possession of a firearm
by a convicted felon.
Jurors deliberated less than
half an hour before reaching a bi o
verdict, and the judge sentenced
him afterward. .. ,.
The defendant must serve his
sentence consecutively to the one
imposed after another jury in Oc-
tober found him guilty of attempt-
ed armed robbery of Duval Gun
and Pawn on West Macclenny
Under state sentencing guide-
lines, he will have to serve at least .....
24 years before being eligible for ,
parole, according to court offi-
Mr. Schofield has an extensive Glen
criminal record, including a con-
viction for homicide.
His alleged accomplice in the failed robbery
attempt, Samuel Williams, is on the March trial
Mr. Schofield walked into the pawn shop
Attention all you scanner freaks
out there in radio land!
Starting in a few weeks, you'll
have to find another way to while
away the hours, at least if you're
not willing to spring for an expen-
sive new radio monitor.
That's because the Baker Coun-
ty Sheriff's Office and other emer-
gency agencies are switching over
to the "800 system" (for 800 mega-
hertz) from the time-honored VHF-
all part of inclusion into a statewide
emergency communication system.
That means scanners will not be
able to pick up radio-to-radio con-
club pays homage
to fellow rider who
died in traffic crash
regional and s
crowns by wit
around 1:30 pm February 23 and asked to see a
Owner Bruce Sale Jr., who said he was on
the phone with his brother-in-law, handed the
knife to Mr. Schofield, who pulled a .22 caliber
He pointed it at Mr. Sale and
handed him a green pillow case,
telling him to put it on his head
and get down on his knees.
"I thought it was joke... I was
scared. I was confused," he tes-
tified Thursday morning.,
Mr. Sale said he told Mr.
Schofield more than once to
"Get out of here!"
He testified that Mr.
Schofield kept trying to shoot
him, but that the gun didn't fire.
S"He realized the gun wasn't
going off, so he cocked it," Mr.
Sale said. "I realized I was
probably a dead man, so I start-
ed fighting back."
He grabbed for Mr.
-',- Schofield's wrist and they
.,-'.'.. struggled. The gun went off,
discharging a bullet into the
ceiling and startling the men,
hofield who each recoiled.
Mr. Sale grabbed his Glock .40
caliber gun and fired three shots at Mr.
Schofield as he fled the store and headed west
on Macclenny Ave.
The hollow-point bullets hit a seven-foot
high display case that Mr. Schofield had walked
behind, blowing big holes in it, but disintegrat-
ing on contact.
Mr. Sale briefly gave chase outside, but fired
no more shots. "I wanted to see where he was
going so I could tell police."
: Mr. Schofield ran past the veterinary office
adjacent to the pawn shop, then disappeared be-
yond a nearby car wash.
Police called in tracking dogs from Baker
Correctional, but lost the trail in the YMCA
parking lot several blocks south of the robbery
Meanwhile, according to police, Mr.
Williams was walking toward the parwn shop.
He'd called earlier about picking up some items
After speaking with police, he went to his
car, which was parked a couple blocks away at
a gas station.
He later returned, confronting officers about
allegedly taking money from him when they in-
terviewed him. He then left the scene. He was
picked up later and charged as an accessory.
Around 9:30 pm, an anonymous caller told
police about a suspicious man loitering near the
NAPA auto parts store store at the corner of
Macclenny Avenue and Martin Luther King Jr.
Mr. Schofield was apprehended after a brief
chase. Police found his gun lying nearby.,
At first he denied trying to rob the pawn
shop, but faced with a positive identification by
Mr. Sale, he admitted involvement.
(Page two please)
Dispatcher Rebecca Parker sits in front of the new array of integrated communications equipment at the Emergency Operations Center.
versation as in the past, with the
exception of pager calls to fire and
For those people who consider a
scanner as much a part of their
existence as toothbrushes and tele-
visions, it's a big change.
For police and fire, it's a more
efficient system that eliminates
garbled communications with offi-
cers in far-flung areas of Baker
County like Baxter and the Os-
ceola National Forest.
"The changeover is part of a
state law enforcement radio sys-
tem," said Chief Gerald Gonzalez
earlier this week.
"It enhances everyone's ability
to talk to each other That all
became more important with the
hurricanes and 9/11, and that's
what is driving a lot of these
Technicians this week were
installing a 911 emergency up-
grade at the Emergency Operations
Center in west Macclenny where
all the dispatching is done.
It's not related to the upcoming
radio upgrades, except via the tim-
ing, and modernizes the five-year-
old system to track calls from cel-
lular phones, for instance.
It also has the TDD capability
for deaf persons and other new
technology. According to Emer-
gency Services Director Rick
Clark, the $266,000 price will be
paid with federal dollars coming
through the state.
(Page two please)
Couple jailed for 'random'abuse
of three children and step-children
couple is charg-
ed with child
abuse and cruel-
ty toward chil-
dren for alleged
were often ran-
dom and unpro-
,tate Deputy Sheriff
Ctate Ben Anderson said he was called
nning to a residence off Woodlawn Road
the afternoon of February 25 to
investigate a report that Tiffany
Frazier, 31, was beating her step-
PAGE 5 son with a wooden paddle.
He found evidence of the beat-
II ing when he interviewed the 16-
year-old and his father, David Fra-
zier, 39, at their residence off near-
by Ivey Hodges Road.
1 9 8 According to the stepson, the
David and Tiffany Frazier
step-mother beat him on the but-
tocks when she found him at the
residence of a friend. The deputy
saved the broken paddle as evi-
The boy also said beatings were
routine and often at random,
adding both his step-brother, 10,
and an 18-month-old step-sister
were victims as well.
The middle child told police his
father, Who is 5'11" and weighs
230 pounds, punched him in the
stomach twice earlier that after-
noon when the boy flinched as the
father walked by him while he was
The older son said both parents
also frequently spanked the sister,
and the deputy noted a statement
by the middle child "that he was
glad to have the Sheriff's Office on
the scene due to the ongoing
The mother told Deputy An-
derson she is on crack cocaine and
unable to explain why she went to
the nearby house to administer the
The children were placed in the
custody of a grandmother and an
investigator with the Department
of Children and Families was
assigned to the case.
The couple remains in county
jail early this week under $10,000
Miss BCHS, calendar girls are chosen
Chelsea Davis, the daughter of Robbie and Tina Daenis of Macclenny, is the reigning '1iss
Baker Countn High School Jolloit ing the annual pageant at the school auditorium he night
of Febritar. 25. The junior and 12 fellow contestants were chosen to be featured on the
school calendar sold as a find raiser for the junior class. The following will appear as
"calendar girls ": Januari-Sara BelleLille. Februar%-Brandi Davis, March-Trace-r Miller.
.April-Virginia Cohenhour, AMay-Siephanie Bradley. June-Jainiie Siatelv. July-Reagen
Parrish, August-Lindsev Etserman, September-Jackie Noblitt, October, Leslihe Nipper,
November-Corrina D'Eha and December-Patricia End. Class sponsors Kelley Norman
and Mark Hartley organized thile event that drew an estimated audience of 300.
PHOTO BY BRAD WEEKS
It's a lock drug
commits to store
BY MICHAEL RINKER
A representative of Chicago-
based Walgreens said the food and
drugstore giant is coming to Mac-
clenny and expects to be open for
business later this year.
John Kiddy of Southeastern
Property Inv estors said "we got the
go-ahead, they're going to do it."
Southeastern, which is part of
Sleiman Enterprises in Jack-
sonville, works %with Walgreens to
find suitable locations for new
The proposed store will be built
on the northeast corner of Sixth
Streets, the site of The anr
the old county
health depart- Iment is
Walgreens will n news fo
pay $1.5 million Council
for the property.
The company because
recently paid the
county $25,000 in Officials
"earnest" money promise
to extend its ex-
clusive site re- pfrocee
view period from eln
February 28 to the land
April 29. It had be used
the same amount a new C
to extend the pe-
riod to February. Ly' The (
At that time, building
Mr. Kiddy told
commissioners it 90 dowf
was likely that dilapida
Walgreens would dilapida
come here, but
that the compa-
ny's real. estate committee, which
met in February, would have to ap-
When the new store is built,
Macclenny will have the country's
two biggest drug store chains.
Walgreens has the highest rev-
enue $44 billion, based on 12-
month sales as of January 31.
CVS, located at the corner of Sixth
,Street and Macclenny Avenue, was
second with $37.7 billion.
CVS, however, has the most
stores with 5455.
Walgreens is second with 5122;
Florida has the most stores of any
The Macclenny store is among
475 new stores that Walgreens
plans to build in 2006.
The next step in the process will
be rezoning the property from gov-
ernment use to commercial.
Macclenny cit\ commissioners
will have the first reading of the re-
zoning at their March 14 meeting.
Sale of the property is good
news for the Baker County Coun-
cil on Aging.
County officials have promised
that proceeds will be used to build
a new COA facility.
The current building, located on
East Macclenny Avenue, is dilapi-
unce- In another re-
ood zoning matter on
ood the Macclenny
7he City Commis-
h sion's March 14
n Aging agenda is for the
count- former Pineview
Iu y Golf and Country
SA group head-
that ed by local realtor
from and developer
leo I Tommy Rhoden,
,ale) will which purchased
the course last
0 build summer for $4.28
)A facili- million, is asking
that the property
rrent be rezoned to al-
low a Planned Ur-
Pn US ban Development,
own is according to City
t The 139-acre
tract is currently
Mr. Dopson said plans submit-
ted to the city call for about 400
Macclenny Mayor Gary Dopson
sold the course to Mr. Rhoden and
Mr. Rhoden's group has sched-
uled a meeting with residents of
Copper Creek Hills to brief them
on plans for the property, which
lies adjacent to their development.
A letter to homeowners said the
meeting would be March 7 at 6:00
in the Macclenny Women's Club
on South Sixth Street.
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The technicians this week were
also installing another emergency
dispatch center just feet away from
the two recently upgraded ones
that are manned around the clock.
It will enable a supervisor to
have access .to the same, equipment
in times of hear\ radio traffic, like
during a hurricane or other disas-
ter, and allows room for growth as
the number of calls daily increases
with Baker County's population. .
As for the "800" system, the
county is funding that through sev-
eral avenues, most notably the
$12.50 surcharge on-traffic and
other citations written by county
The surcharge is expected to
fund $100,000 of the cost, about
equal to what the county will have
to borrow long-term. Another third
will come from emergency man:-
agement funds through the county.
"We decided to 'piggyback'
with the state'on the new system,"
explained Sheriff Joey Dobson.
"Some other counties opted to
go it alone, like Nassau County,
but the cost if we set up our own
towers and equipment would be
The new system will beam
throughh an existing emergency
communications tower in north
Baker County, resulting in clear
The need for constant repeat-
and clarification from far-away
locations has been frustrating both
for dispatchers and officers, and
potentially dangerous. ,
As for the home and. portable
scanners so loved by the public,
it's a safe bet that. someone will hit
the market quickly with units able
to pick up the new system.
They will have to be able to
,unscramble the frequency. to clari-
fy actual voices, according to Lt.
Gonzalez. Other units said to cost
much more than traditional scan-
ners and resembling portable,
hand-held police radios should be
available in the near future.
They are the same as units
issued to police, but there is not
means to transmit. ) '
The public is also aware that a
good deal of police chatter now
takes place on cell phones issued
to officers in the field.
In fact, as one county deputy
put it recently: "There's nothing
much on the scanners anymore; all
the juicy stuff goes over the
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(From page, one) field's attorney Ron Davis argued For instance, Mr. Sale original\
He told policeMr. Williams had that the gun police found did not said Mr. Schofield's gun was "sin-
icked him up in Jacksonville and belong to his client. gle-action," meaning it would fire
imckked iu Jacksonvleb a He .also challenged Mr. Sale's when the trigger is pulled. In fact,
liked him inversion ofevents based on slight it was "double-action," meaning
tioning it as an insurance scam in discrepancies between his state- the hammer must be cocked before
ich Mr. Sale was a willing par- et to police immediately after the trigger is pulled.
cipant the incident and 'his testimony last Mr. Davis also argued that Mr.
S' ,, Schofield's videotaped admission
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of such poor quality that it should
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Although jurors were selected
last Monda the trial did not get un-
derway until Thursday, with open-
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mid-morning. The jury began de-
liberations just before 7:30 pm and
finished about 25 minutes later.
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MY SIDE OF
I stopped at a gas station in
Georgia last week on my way back
from Atlanta in the pouring rain. It
was about 28 degrees outside and
the cover over the gas pump stop-
ped about three feet too short.
As a result, I was getting soak-
ing wet. As I cranked the heater up
to Mojave Desert, I asked myself
about one of life's little mysteries.
Where are full service gas stations?
I know the answer to this ques-
tion, of course. Full service gas sta-
tions are about as hard to find as a
Brontosaurus or an SUV that gets
more than 20 miles per gallon.
Some people reading this might not
have even heard the concept of full
When I was a kid, every time
that you stopped at a gas station,
some guy in a uniform and a cap
rushed out of the office to gas your
' car. While he was doing this, an-
'other guy washed your windshield,
checked your oil-and the pressure
in your tires. Rain or shine.
Hard to imagine, isn't it? There
were some service stations that
even vacuumed out your car while
you waited. Almost every station
had a mechanic on duty.
Come to think of it, I know
where to find a Brontosaurus skele-
ton the Field Museum in Chica-
go. I don't have a clue where to
find a full service gas station.
When stations stopped offering
full service they claimed it would
Shelp keep down rising gas prices.
That was back around the time
when gas went for about 29 cents a
Worked pretty well. didn't it?
Nowadays, you can't get some-
one to pump gas for you and you're
lucky if you can get them to stop
,talking to their girlfriend on the cell
phone long enough to ring up your
gas and soft drink. It's a shame, but
also just a symptom of the lack of
;service in our service economy.
As I continued driving that day, I
thought about other stuff that you
don't see any more. When my
grandfather was my age he was a
milk man. He delivered fresh milk,
eggs, cream, buttermilk and choco-
late milk in glass bottles. He had a
schedule and had the deliveries on
'the front porch every morning be-
In our neighborhood, kids wait-
ed impatiently on their front porch-
es in the afternoon for the sound of
the ice cream truck. The recogniz-
able calliope was like the pied
piper and when we heard it coming
we ran inside and fished our quar-
ters and dimes out of our piggy
banks for a Fudgesicle or a Good
When I was very young, my sis-
ter got really sick with scarlet fever.
She had a temperature of close to
105 and my mom had to give her
cold baths to bring it down. Then
there was a knock on the door and
everyone breathed a sigh. of relief
because we knew the doctor had ar-
rived for a house call.
Talk about a thing of the past.
The house call is a good 25 years
down the pike. The doctor showed
up at the house with his black bag
containing his instruments and he
checked my sister and called in a
prescription from our house phone.
A couple of hours later the delivery
truck from the pharmacy arrived
with the penicillin she needed to
Doctors are quick to tell \ou that
they are overworked and have
more sensitive and sophisticated
equipment in their offices and thus
can do a much better job of diagno-
sis from there. I'm not doubting
that, but when your kid is sick with
scarlet fever and you live in Buffa-
lo, New York, it's nice to know that
you don't have to take her out into
a blizzard with ten degree tempera-
Those are just a few of the
things that used to be a vital part of
American life that we don't have
around any more.
I've had fun
lectible shops ii
St. Mary and the
munities of this
I got the coll
as my apprecial
er. Her death
brought home e
thing she and I
When I enter
filled with furni
ry and all mann
her presence is s
that it's hard to
is really gone.
Many of us
fifties (God for
es. Walking in
Mary is like st
In one of the
rooms, I picked
ing egg beater
frantic swirls of
advantages of looking or
B A Jsink in my grandmother Sarah's boyfriend Roberto, whose family
BA C K small kitchen as I "helped" her, was staying with in Rome.
wearing one of her aprons clasped I also bought a group of drinking
R C H behind my back with a wooden glasses. My grandmother Sarah had
clothespin to keep it from falling glasses very much like these, which
,fffe T off my small shoulders, and watch- looked like jelly jars stenciled wit
ing her beat eggs for everybody 's bright colored patterns. I drank
.breakfast. The eggbeater spun like countless gallons of the best swee
n since moving to a ferris wheel: and the eggs fluffed tea in the world from those glasses
discovering and up like puffy yellow clouds as they when I was growing up.
antique and col- cooked in the huge black skillet. She had no dishwasher an
n Macclenny, Glen Of course, I bought the egg bea- washed everything by hand. The
e surrounding com- ter, which now sits on the shelf group of glasses often sat drying
s unique section of above my stove, along with several turned upside down on a towel on
antique mason jars, an old wooden the kitchen counter.
acting bug, as well rolling pin and a small metal colan- One of the first shops in Mac
tion of old and an- der and wooden dough bowl, both clenny I found my way into wa:
from my late moth- used by my great-grandmother Du- The Glass Menagerie, a wonderful
one year ago has rant who lived on a tobacco farm in place to find sets of dishes from thi
yven more strongly, rural South Carolina. 1950s and early 1960s. The hap
mories of the one The Ivy Cottage shop in the hazard placement of so much mer
1, who were vastly Midtowne Center is full of trea- chandise in one place make
held in common. sures carefully selected from yard browsing a veritable treasure hunt
one of these places and estate sales and lovingly ar- That's the beauty of a collectible
ture, old prints and ranged in appealing displays. store. You never know what yoi
)rative items, jewel- There among books with long- may find.
aer of this and that, loved titles such as Treasure Island, I n one visit, a vintage necklace
so near, so palpable, and vintage gloves and handbags much like one worn by my other
believe the woman from the 1950s, I found two trea- grandmother Lottie was in the dis
sures. play case and calling my name. I
approaching our One was a framed print of a man always gets comments when I wea
bid) remember our in an outdoor.bookstall in 18th cen- it and helps me remember her the
arms and the hous- tury Italy. I have visited Italy three way I prefer as she appears in
to a store such as times and once saw a shop very photos from the 1950s, ready fo
;antile in Glen St. much like the one in the print. It church in a belted shirtwaist dress
epping into a time instantly took me back to that sun adorned with a necklace an
drenched section of the Appian matching earbobs, as she called
Mercantile's many Way where I once strolled and them.
I up a slightly rust- drank cappuccino with my Italian I have a small box of her person
with a hand turned
that powers twin
beating eggs into
standing near the
An exciting addition to an
award winning paper!
THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS
Old photographs of
building, landmarks & residents
prior to 1960
for completion of Gene Barber's book
on the history of Baker County.
Also of particular interest are photos of military
veterans and families from Baker County.
al costume jewelry and have col-
lected much of the same style over
Connecting the past to the pre-
sent is what makes these shops
such special places to visit. On a
recent afternoon walk to get a few
minutes of d tbise, I got caught in
a sudden rainstorm and dashed
toward the first place where I could
find cover the porch of Rachel's
The fact that the shop is in an
old house simply reinforce's that
feeling of being transported into the
Images of life on the farm are
everywhere: red apples, chickens,
eggs, metal watering cans, calico
and gingham patterns, the simple
utilitarian beauty of worn or paint-
ed wood furniture, boxes, buckets
and patchwork blankets.
The aromas of cinnamon, dried
fruit, orange peel and clove wraps
around you just as it would if you
could have stood in your great
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ago while fruit cakes for the up-
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It's Monday night, February 27,
and a very typical day on Barber
Road in MacclennN.
It's typical because we have to
put up with speeding cars and
trucks going over 50 mph in a 30
mph zone day after day.
Tonight is a little different be-
cause the speeding auto did not
make it past the curve and slam-
med into a power pole. Thank
goodness the driver was not hurt.
The reality is the car was head-
ing for a house w here a person
was sleeping. The pole was in his
way and stopped the driver from
hitting the house.
This is not the first time this has
happened. A few months ago. an-
other driver hit a pole near the one
hit this week, and late last \ear a
driver actually went into the
There have been numerous
times when yards have been dam-
aged by people going so fast they
lose control and go through yards.
Mailboxes have been torn down
by trucks going through the area.
one going so fast around a curve
that two children were thrown
from the rear of the truck. They
thought it was funny because no
one %%as hurt.
This has to stop now. There are
signs on Barber Road alerting mo-
torists that we have a blind child in
Another person who lives here
is afraid to go out into his yard be-
cause of the speeding vehicles.
We need some help from.local
law enforcement to stop speeding
and reckless driving before some-
one is killed.
PAT & CHERYL SHANNON
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, March 2, 2005 Page Four
Youths are Several arrests for marijuana possession
The sheriff's department arrest-
ed a 15-year-old Glen St. Mary
youth and issued a warrant for a
17-year-old alleged accomplice in
the theft of saws and other items:
from a locked shed off Aunt Mary
Harvey Road on February 21.
A witness who lives near the
residence of victim James Corby
told police he saw two white males
on a black Honda 4-wheeler in the
area, and police canvassing the
neighborhood spotted the vehicle
at a Stoddard Ave. address.
They questioned the younger,
suspect and he admitted involve-
ment in the theft of two chain
saws, a skill saw, gas can, drill and
stereo from the shed.
The youths used a bolt cutter to
gain entry, and left the tool near
The boy identified his accom-
plice and Investigator Steve Har-
vey served a warrant at his address
across the Georgia state line.
There he recovered most of the
stolen property. Its value was
placed at nearly $500.
In other theft reports, the man-
ager of the Macclenny Waffle
House reported on February 24 the
night receipts came up $97 short.
Police questioned three shift
employees and all denied know-
ledge of the missing funds.
An employee at the Macclenny
Burger King reported February 23
a customer made off with a collec-
tion jar on the counter containing.
donations for a cancer victim.
Police have a surveillance tape
and a tentative identification of the
Police arrested a husband for
domestic violence after he alleged-
ly came home drunk and attacked
his wife because she refused to get
April Bryan,,31, said Kevin
Bryan, 31, returned to their home
off Shave's Bluff Road about 5:00
am on February 25, and during an
argument he allegedly choked her
and pulled her by the hair to the
floor of their bedroom.
The husband then picked up their
4-year-old daughter in a threatening
way, according to Ms. Bryant, but
placed her back in bed after she
pleaded for him to leave her alone.
Police made the arrest after
finding physical evidence that Ms.
Bryan had been choked and drag-
Shelly Shumate, 26, called
police the morning of February 22
with a similar complaint, but her
boyfriend was not arrested because
police could not find any physical
evidence that she was choked and
The state attorney's office will
decide whether to prosecute Curtis
Myers, 43, of Sanderson, who de-
nied the allegation. The call was
.made from the couple's residence
off CR 127 north of Sanderson.
Another domestic violence
complaint was made February 20
by Rebecca Yonn, 31, who alleged
ex-husband Erik Yonn, 32, pushed
her during an argument at her resi-
dence off SR 121S.
for the week of
MONDAY: Breakfast pizza with milk and
TUESDAY: Sausage biscuit with milk and
WEDNESDAY: Pancake and sausage on a
stick with milk and juice.
THURSDAY: Cereal and toast with milk
FRIDAY: Planning Day No School.
MONDAY: Chicken patty sandwich or beef
and macaroni casserole, choice of two: peas,
condiments, fruit and milk.
TUESDAY: Burrito or ham sandwich,
choice of two: potato wedges, slaw, fruit and
WEDNESDAY: Chicken nuggets or tuna
plate, choice of two: potato rounds, green beans,
fruit with roll and milk.
THURSDAY: Turkey and cranberry sauce or
beef nuggets, choice of two: sweet potatoes, sal-
ad, fruit with roll and milk.
FRIDAY: Planning Day No School.
County deputies arrested several
persons for misdemeanor marijuana
possession recently, including a trio
of Jacksonville youths who drove
to a Macclenny convenience store
to retrieve a cell phone.
Clerk Anthony Boykin of Glen
St. Mary called police to the S&S
store on South 6th in Macclenny in
the early hours of February 26
after he received a threatening call
on a phone that had been left at the
store earlier by an unidentified
The caller said he was driving
to the store from Orange Park, and
police were waiting, nearby when
the caller, identified as Bryan
Wooley, 18, of Orange Park ar-
rived in a 1998 Chevrolet.
Deputy James Parham said Mr.
Woole\. who was driving, and pas-
sengers Jon Scherrill, 19, of Jack-
sonville, and a 17-year-old from.
Orange Park all smelled of alco-
hol. They admitted to drinking ear-
lier that evening.
A search turned up a plastic bag
of marijuana on the juvenile, and a,
later search of their vehicle yielded
a small amount of pot in a plastic
pill bottle and a near-empty bottle
All were charged with underage
possession of alcohol and misde-
meanor possession of pot.
Robert Porterfield, 27, of Glen
St. Mary \was arrested for misde-
meanor possession after Deput\
James Stalnaker found a small
amount in his 1992 Chevrolet
pickup the evening of February 21.
The suspect was stopped near
CR 229 and Tony Givens Road
north of Sanderson for having
fault) lights on the vehicle, .
The officer, on routine patrol in
an area known for frequent drug
activity, said he detected a strong
smell of marijuana smoke when he
questioned the driver.
Deputy Stalnaker noted in his
report he stopped Mr. Porterfield
earlier this month and warned him
about possessing unspecified drug
A tip from a passerby in north-
west Macclenny in the early morn-
ing hours of February 24 resulted
in the arrest of Micah Morrison,
2-3. of Macclenny -for possessmig.a---.
smnall amount f.o, t .anjgljt pJis.; .
for which he did not have a pre-
Mr. Morrison was allegedly try-
ing to evade Deputy Darrin Whi-
taker near Lowder and Ohio Sts.
about 4:20 am, and when ques-
tioned said he was visiting a fe-'
male acquaintance in the area.
The drugs were found after he
consented to a body search. The
female he named told the deputy
Mr. Morrison had been knocking
on her windows and was not wel-
come at her residence.
He was also charged with loi-'
tering and prowling.
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Arrested on warrant, had more drugs
A suspect arrested the afternoon
of February 24 on a warrant for
past drug-related offenses was
found to be in possession of crack
cocaine when he was stopped in
Investigator Scotty Rhoden said
he followed a Buick driBren by-
Cornelius Ruise, 22, of Glen St.
Mary as it turned off US 90 into
A&.N Beverage that afternoon
A subsequent search turned up
four rocks of crack in a cigarette
box, along with $92 cash the in-
vestigator suspects is from sale of
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The driver of a car that circled a
two block area suspicious when
followed bN' a county' deputy in
Glen St. Mar\ the morning of Feb-
ruary 25 ended up under arrest on
a number of charges, including
possession of marijuana. .
Deputy Adam Faircloth said he,
was on routine patrol' about 3:00
when he got behind the 2000 Toy-
ota driven by Justin Moble,. 22, of
Glen St. Mary.'
He stopped the vehiclee at US 90
and Wildcat for going 30 mph and
a 20 mph zone on Madison St.,
and the driver first gave him a
When the deputy spotted a
nearby wallet, the driver admitted
to his true identity and the fact that
his license has been suspended
The offkr. ifo.und p partially
smoked marijuana cigarettes.
which the driver admitted %were
his. and later at county jail. a small
bag of pot dropped out of a pants
He was booked for resisting
,arrest b gi\ ing the false name,
possession, taking drugs into jail
and driving without a license.
A female passenger in the Toy-
ota was not charged. -
'Nancy Moore, 41, of Sanderson
was arrested the afternoon of Feb-
ruary 23 for driving on a license
suspended three times. She was
stopped b) Deputy Jim Lagle on
Clete Har\e Road for having an
Deput\1 Mike Lagle arrested
S\I\ ester Ford. 30, of Sanderson
for driving w ith a suspended li-
cense after stopping him the eve-
ning of FebruarN 20 for play ing a
car stereo too loud.
Police can ticket drivers if
sound systems are audible 25 or',
more feet from the vehicle.
A Jacksonville man with a 13-
time suspension on his driver's'
license is charged with the theft of a
vehicle he \\as in w hen it ran out of-
gas on Interstate 10 on February 21.
Garrick Mfoore. 24, initially told
Deputy. Erik Deloach the vehicle
belonged to a cousin who had
walked from the scene near San-
derson to get gasoline.
* The deputy stopped when he
saw Mr. Moore seated in the pas-
senger front seat about 12:26 that
The suspect failed to produce
identification, but a computer
check re' ealed the license suspen-
sions and he eventually told De-
puty Deloach he was not with a
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Richard Powless of MacclennN
told the sheriff's department on
February 21 he w\as bilked out of
about $3000 in \\hat is described
as mortgage fraud.
The victim a\s he has t'eenc
unable to get a refund on paN ments
solicited b\ a firm calling itself
He arranged for a $120,000.
mortgage to purchase property.
and said the company. demanded
the first and last payment before
issuing the loan.
That amounted to $1474. and
the company promised to refund
the payments to his bank
Ne\t, Mr. Poer less sa\ s he \\ ir-
ed an insurance pa\ ment as a con-
dition of getting the ini't'ial deposit
He turned over to sheriff's in-
vestigators copies of the money
wires and other correspondence.
In another fraud complaint,,
Laviece Smallwood of Macclenny
said an individual named David
Rowan forged six checks written
on Baker County Properties, Inc.
for a total of $1600.'
The suspect used an Ohio dri-
ver's license as identification and
cashed the checks in May arnd
June. The alleged fraud was re-
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crack with intent to sell, a felony.
Richard Brown, 39, of Jackson-
ville was jailed the morning of
February 25 after his slow -moving
Dodge \an was stopped on Inter-
state 10 south of Glen.
Deputy Ben Anderson said he
spotted the vehicle near SR 228 at
Nlacclenn\ about 1:20 and fol-
lowed it \westbound. The vehicle
also weaved in and out of its lane,
said the deputy.
Mr. Brown passed a field sobri-
ety test and consented to a search
of the van that yielded a crack pipe
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fore the 9th day of March, 2006, and to file the
original with the clerk of this court either before
service on Frank E. Maloney, Jr., PA., attorney or
immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be
entered against you for the relief demanded in the
WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on
this 2nd day of February, 2006.
Clerk of Courts
by Bonnie Palleschi
as Deputy Clerk
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OFTHE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
CASE NO.: 02-2005-CA-0170
THOMAS R. RHODEN and TINA M. RHO-
DE r is ie
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GLENrN'R HODGES and IRENE M
HODGES ni: ware, and RENEE JESSEMAN. and
MITCH TH-OMAS and ANNETTE THOMAS. and
STATE CF FLORIDA,
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN lhat pursuant to
a rinail udgrrmro ol lorei:.isure entered in the
abrc, iryled cause in nhe Circuit Courl of Baker
Curr Florida. I aill seli ir-. property Situate in
B.ahr C ouriry Fl.:.ri.a de.-ciled as follows
Lot 8, Deerwood Estates, as recorded
in Plat Book 2. page 60, as described
in OR Book 81, page 80, of the public
records of Baker County. Florida.
ai putiir. i al_, i1, Ine ri:gnel arid be:sl ider,
fcr caar,, I ai ine iori ,loor'ol ine Baer County
Counnur:uSe, .iac:iernny FIoroda ai 11 00 am on
Tu:_-ay Mar: r 21. 2006
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Cdurt.
onr, Ii 24ar,.dav eo[uary. 2006..
Clerk of Courts
By: Jamie Crews
As Deputy Clerk
FRANK E. MALONEY JR., PA.
S lAnorri,, ic, Pla'dilitt
445 East Macclenny Avenue -
Macclenny, FL 32063
The. City of Maclenny is requesting bids to
provide port-o-let service to the City of Macclen-
ny. Bids should be based on mnonlriy tees per
port-o-let unit. Bid awards will be based on a two
year contract. Contact Christy Linster at City Hall,
259-0972 for more details. Bids should be re-
ceived at City Hail.i, March 10, 2006 at 12:00
The C;t,, of Mac.:lnr,., ;.s requesting bids to
raze -zi, ,.r .: i, an and3 remn,o.. all debris from the
following described properties.
683 Lewis Street
522 Joan Street
531 So. 9th Street
Bids should be received at City Hall by March
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:.-.a:.l R,.:.er 'aroru.r, aI Ciry Hall 259-0968.
IN THE CIRCUITCOURT FOR
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
CASE NO.: 02-2005-CA-0195
LARRY D. HUTCHINS and PHYLLIS Z.
HUTCHINS, his wife,
TAMMY LAMAR WATERS, individually and
as the natural guardian of ALLEN DREW VIGIL
and KELLY NICOLE WATERS; LEONARD
DANIEL HUTCHINS, individually, and LEONARD
DANIEL HUTCHINS and CATHERINE L.
HUTCHINS, as the natural guardians of LARRY
CALTON KYLER HUTCHINS,
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: TAMMY LAMAR WATERS
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a complaint for Re-
formation of Deed has been filed against you on
the following described property:
A parcel of land lying and being in Section
4, Township 3 Southi, Range 21 East, Baker
County, Florida and described as follows: Be-
gin at the NW corner of that parcel described
at OR Book 52, Page 464; thence S 89*59'53"
W, 70.00 feet and to the West line of Section 4,
thence S 0O16'27" W, 208.80 feet; thence N
8959'53" E, 70.00 feet; thence S 89958'00" E,
138.8 feet; thence N 018'00" E, 208.8 feet;
thence N 8958'00" W, 138.8 feet and to the
point of beginning.
A parcel of land lying and being In Section
4, Township 3 South, Range 21 East, Baker
County, Florida and described as follows: Be-
gin at the NE corner of that parcel described
at OR Book 52, page 464, thence S 0018' W,
200.00 feet; thence N 8958' W 218.00 feet;
thence N 0018' E, 200.00 feet; thence S 89*58'
E, 218.00 feet and back to the Point of Begin-
and you are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses, if any, to it on Frank E. Mal-
oney, Jr., P.A., attorney, whose address is 445
THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, March 2, 2005 Page Six
Route Hawg club
SBY KELLEY LANNIGAN
On a recent Sunday morning
more than a dozen motorcycles
pulled into the parking lot of Bay-
less Highway Baptist Church on,
CR 225 near the town of Starke.
When the roaring engines of
Harley Davidson Night Trains,
Road Kings, Classics, Ultra Clas-
sics and a Honda Goldwing be-
came silent, the riders dismounted,
removing their helmets and face
, guards. Chrome glinted and
gleamed in the sunlight. .
Even though the morning ser-
xice had begun, several curious
members of the congregation
stepped out onto the church's
'porch to watch as the group of bik-
ers walked past. Solemn and sub-
dued, the leather-wearing riders
spoke in quiet tones as they made
their way to one of their destina-
tions the intersection of CR225
and NW 188th.
At this 'er6 spot, a quiet setting
where an unassuming dirt road
ends at a paved highway, one of
their group, Gene Pollard. lost his
life a few weeks before when the
driver of a truck failed to see him
bringing up the rear and pulled di-
rectly into his path.
These bikers are members of
The Route Hawgs, a local motor-
cycle club based in lMacclenn\.
w ith a chapter in Jacksonville. The
Route Hawigs' central meeting
place is The Haw g Rider Store, a
motorcycle supply store owned
and managed by Dennis Schmnitz
and his partner Calvin \\ork on
Hwy 90 west of Glen St. Mlar\.
Organized rides, for pleasure or
to raise money, for a worth\ cause,
are common activities-for the,-.
Route Hawgs. But this ride, orga-
nized by Mr. Schmitz, was differ-
The Hawgs v. ere riding that day
to pay their respects to the memo-
ry of friends lost to accident and
One by one, as thc\ stood at the-
intersection, the Hawgs gate per-
sonal accounts about the accident:
what they saw, heard and felt that
fateful day. There were some tears,
and iihanN struggled to find the
words to express their feelings.
But ultimately a few grins crossed.
th-ir faces as they remembered
their friend Gene, and his special.
'You know Gene," one of the
bikers said, "If he's watching right
.,now he'd probably say 'what in,
,the world are you idiots,doing?
Get back on the road and go have
some fun.'" '
The bikers shook their heads
and laughed quietly .
Then it was back'to the, road.
The Hawgs continued on past
open pastures ringed with moss
covered trees where cattle grazed
lazily in the early morning sun.
Along the way, stops were made at
cemeteries where their comrades
had been laid to rest.
A group of leather-clad bikers
gathered in a cemetery is not an
everyday sight. It's a humbling ex-
perience to see a big,, tough,
leather-jacketed biker kneeling be-
side a grave, head bowed, hand
resting on a grave marker, saying a
prayer for a fallen friend. And
many prayers were said on this
day for fellow riders who have
gone on to that Big Highway in
Motorcycle riders have special
ways of communicating with each
other. When riders pass on the
highway they give each other a
low, relaxed, open-handed wave to
the side, which signifies acknowl-
edgement and respect,
When the Hawgs passed the
homes of their deceased friends,
they "rapped the pipes," a biker's
way of saying hello, letting the
family members inside know they
Rapping the pipes involves
rolling into throttle by pulling in
the clutch and revving the bike's
engine, creating the roar so often
heard but seldom understood by
pedestrians and motorists.
Later, during a stop at The Slab,
a favorite watering hole, some of
the members talked about their
Ddle I egRf?. ,center, eappoin'te'd Chaplaint of iii Row,. HI-cns. leadste im..iotorce cle 1,'redlp inUt rtFitl ) praver toi z o a c/.elta e riond Lit
oite ol,/ie stopi nion~e their ,nceiaoi tal ride. [i .t r kLr~
love of riding.
"We're a brotherhood and a
family and most folks just don't
understand that about people who
ride bikes," declared Dale Leggett,
the group's elected chaplain, w ho
earlier that morning at The Hav\g
Rider Shop lead the group in a
prayer for safety before they began
their memorial ride.
"Couldn't be more true." agreed
John End, an aircraft mechanic
%ho often rides with the Hawgs.
"W\e're not just a bunch of irre-
sponsible guys that get drunk.
scream and holler, knock holes in
the walls and ha'e no considera-
tion for other folks,. infortunatelh.
as in an\ organization, there are
some bad apples out there that do
that sort of thing and they ruin it
fore\ er\bod\ else."
"Some of us don't e\en drink
alcohol," said Big Dan Harrison, a
tall man with the physique of a
lumberjack who looks like he
could pick up the rear .end of a'
truck %k ith his little finger.
Harrison sits an empty\ Coke
can on the bar and calls for anoth-
er. He pops the top.
"If somebody is out having.a
..good time and drinks too much.
which happen sometimes, they
call one of us and somebody will
go pick them up aind take them
"People' expect all bikers to
have a.bunch of tattoo a," said End.
"Know. how many I have?.Not a
The Route Hawgs are riot what
some people might expect. In-,
man\ ways they defy the stereo-
types normally associated with the
biker image. The grantn, rowdy,
beer-sw killing, brawl, ling, disre-7
spectful, tear-the-place-up behav-
ior typical\ associated with bikers
is becoming a thing of the past as
more and more regular folks from.
.he mainstream take up riding for
The Hawgs are extremely\ safe-
tY minded and responsible behav-
ior is expected of all members dur-
ing a group ride as well as when
they ride independently.
"Belie e me," sa\ s Schmitz. "if
one of our group is out there act-
ing up on the road and it gets back
to us, that person hears about it
and good. We don't put up with
that. One persori's careless behav-
ior can ha\e a negative effect for
the %\hole group."
The Route Hages strongly. ad-
vocate safety\ and are particularly\
safets-minded since the death of
their friend. The motorcycle orga-
nization's mission is to promote
high'.'. aj awareness and safety ca-
maraderie among its members and
participation in local charities.
SE\cr), )ear at Christmas wee
hold a ride for To\ s for Tots,' sai s
Ron Mallet, another member of
the Route H:tiwgs. "We ride in the '
Lighted Christmas Parade and
raise money\ anddonate toys." \
"Yep, we're very civic mind-
ed," End agrees. "E er) year we
sponsor a child at summer camp
and we have a food concession
booth at the annual Olustee Battle,
-i Reenacnimnt. The proceeds go to |
a ch aity. We hij\e lots of different
kinds of rides,. like the Sweetheart
Ride for w ives and girlfriends. We
take the ladies along and ma\be go
to a nice place like Sax'annah for
the day and eat in a good restau-
rant. It's great fun and it's quality
time on the bikes."
Before the\ depart The Slab.
the Hawgs leae behind a person-
alized dollar bill. It's long been a
custom among patrons to \% rite
their names and the date of their
visit on a dollar bill and tape it to
the \wall. Gene couldn't be there to
do it himself, but now, somewhere
on the %\all, among hundreds of
others, is a dollar bill in his memo-'
"He's still w% ith us in spirit." the
Route Haw.gs sa. "So re the\ all.
,Out there on the open road, our
friends still ride with us."- '
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Berniece Kent Rhoden Yar-
brough, 79, passed away after a
long and very courageous battle
with cancer. Mrs. Yarbrough was
Ga., on August
1, 1926, the
William F. and
Addie Kent of ,
Douglas. a Ga
She lived and
moved to Mac-
clenny in 1944
after her mar- 1,s. )'arbroughl
riage to the late Fred Rhoden. She
later married Ed Yarbrough of
Mrs. Yarbrough was an interior "
designer for over 40 years with
R.C. Jones Furniture, Jones Broth-
ers Furniture and Iris Max" ell
Interiors, which she later acquired.
She loved spreading beauty for so
many. that also became great
friends and her extended family.
Mrs. Yarbrough was a beloved
mother, grandmother and great
grandmother. She was predeceased
by parents and brothers Thomas
Edward Kent and AJlen J. Griffis.
She is survived by daughter
Karen P. Rhoden of Macclenny.
and son Fred K. Rhoden (Telicia)
of Ponte Vedra Beach. Fla.. four
grandchildren and nine great-
A funeral service was' held
February 24 at First United Nleth-
odist Church of Macclenny. Burial
followed at Taylor Cemetery in
Taylor. In lieu of flowers, dona-
tions may be made in Mrs. Yar-
brough's name to CommunitN Hos-
pice of Northeast Florida, 4266
Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL'
32259. Guerry Funeral Home of
Macclenny \,as in charge of arran-
dies February 26
Walter Henry Bryan, Sr., 94,
died February 26. 2006 following
a brief illness. He wvas born Sep-
tember 21, 1911. Mr. Bryan was
the ov~ner of Walt's Wrecker Ser-
vice for 60 years in Jacksonville
and was the oldest working owner
and operator in Northeast Florida.
Mr. Bryan used to operate Walt's
Auto Parts in Baker Count\.
Survivors include sons Walter
H. Bryan Jr. (Liz), Karon A. Bry-
an, daughter Kitty Bryan Harrison
(James), six grandchildren, four
great-grandchildren and sister
Mildred Booth of Columbia, S.C..
A viewing will be held March 3
from 5-8 pm at Fraser Funeral
Home of Jacksonville. A service
will be at 11:00 am at Trinity
Baptist Church in Jacksonville.
Mt. Zion N.C.
121 North 259-4461
Pastor Bobby Griffin
Sunday School: 10.00 am
Sunday Mornin, Worship 11 00 am
Sunday Evening Worship 6 00 pm
Wednerdav Fraver '_erv,,:e 7 n pni
For Gi,,d o0 ioved thie crlr thIat he
gave hN only triegonten Son, that
whosoever believeth in him *-.hould not
periS.h, but have everlasting life.
dies February 24
Frank R. Gatlin, 69, of Mac-
clenny died February 24, 2006. He
was born on December 4, 1936 in,
Macclenny. Mr. Gatlin lived in
Macclenny all of his life. When he
served in the United States Army,.
he was stationed in Frankfurt,
r Germany for
two years. He
worked at S. L.
tion in the
S Motors as a
worked in the
SMr. Gatlin portation System
for 29 years prior to retirement in
1998. He loved to tinker with all
sorts of mechanical and electrical
devices. Mr. Gatlin also enjoyed
shopping at yard sales and auto
He is predeceased by parents
C.B. and Dorothy Varnes Gatlin;
aunts Delia. Nellie and Beadie
Gatlin; brother J. D. Gatlin. Sur-
v.ivors include his wife of 33
years. Velma Gatlin: son Michael
Williams (Sally); grandchildren
Katie Williams, Adam and Aaron
Salts; brothers and sisters-in-law.
Jessie Williams (,Reggie), Johnny
Williams; George Williams (Cath-
N.): Shirley Paige (Dann.,) all of
A service w as held February 28.
at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Ser-
vices of Macclenns with Pastors
Bobby Griffin and Oral Lyons,
officiating. Interment followed at.
$4.5 fo 15wors
Jesus: The Way, The Truth and The Life
Sunday School 10:00 A.M. Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 P.M.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00A.M. Wed. Eve. Worship 7:30 P.M.
Pastor Rev. Shannon Conner
North 6th Street Macclenny* 259-3500
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
23-A to Lauramore Rd. & Fairgrounds 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. Lauramore Welcomes All
Senior Pastor Independent Pentecostal Church Associate Pastor
David Thomas Tim Thomas
259-4940 Seventh St. & Ohio Ave., Macclenny 259-4575
Sunday School 10:00 am
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 am
Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm
Wednesday Night Service 7:00 pm
Radio WJXR 92.1 Sunday 9:15 am
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
THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, March 2, 2005 Page Seven
We would like to thank every-
one for the prayers, kind words,
flowers and all that was done dur-
ing our loss. Thanks to Guerry's
Funeral Home, David, Timmy and
Leslie Thomas for their love and
compassion. Thanks to CFT for'
the comfort and food. May God
bless you all.
THE FAMILY OF BUDDY THRIFT
Thanks for help
Our most gracious' thanks to all
who participated in our.Relay for-:
'Life auction at the Women's Club
on February 25. To the businesses
and individuals who donated the
merchandise and food to make it a
huge success of over $2000 for the
American Cancer Society. A spe-
cial thanks to our entertaining auc-
tioneer, Cherill Mobley, Rick
Parker of Deja Groove for the use
of his sound system and all those
w\ho worked so hard in putting it
CHERYL, JO-ANN AND GENEA
The monthly meeting of the
Baker County Cancer Support
Group will be on Tuesday, March
7 at 7:00 pm in the meeting room;
of the Baker County Health De-
All cancer patients, survivors. '
their families and caregivers are'
urged to attend the meetings. If,
)ou want to know more about the
group, please call Mag McGauley
The Macclenny Moose Lodge
will donate proceeds from he
MNlarch 3 bingo session to the Am-
erican Cancer Society's Relay for
There will be games, cake sales,
raffles and food.
St. Peters Anglican Fellowship
Minnesota Ave. Macclenny, Fla.
Sunday School 9:00 am
Sunday Service 10:00 am
A The following activities are
scheduled in Baker County
schools for the week of March
C 6-11. This listing may be incom-
Splete and subject to change with-
March 7: BCHS- LCCC
during in cafeteria during both
lf March 8: District Wide-
End of 3rd 9-weeks. BCNIS-
A AR points due. WE- School ad-
S visory council meeting in the li-
C brary at 8:00 am. ME- School
ad\ isorv council meeting at 8:00
am. PK/K- Spring pictures.
S*Narch 9: PK/K- Jump
SRope for Heart.
3 *March 19: District Wide-,
Planning Day. BCHS- FBLA
rip to Islands of Adventures.
4 pm Monday
S DINDKIU S NEW ,
-,, ; TiHODIST CHUICH
n .CR 127 N. of Sanderon 'i n
Sunday School... 10:00 am
Sunday. ornlangSenrce- 11:00 am
Sunday Night Servi6e 600 pm
Ved.~ight Service : 7: 5ppmt
Where Everyone is Somebody and
Jesus is the Leader
E. YONE E"LCO 1I.
Pastor Rev. Ernie Tenreil
CHURCH OF CHRIST
573 S. 5th St. 259-6059
Sunday Bible Studv. 9:45 am
Fellowship 10h .3 am 11:00 am
\\"ed. Bible Study
"[f1 ,' i Minister
-..' .:-" Sam F. Kitching
CR 127 N, Salnderson. FL
". ', Sunday, Scboql, 10 00 .am
Morning Worship 11.00 am
Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm
Wed. Evening Prayer Serv. 7:30 pm
s Pastor: Oral E. Lyons ,
New Hopefor the Communily
Five Churches Road
Hwy. 127 Sanderson, FL
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Wed. Night Bible Study 7:00 p.m.
Every 4* Sunday Night Service 7:00 p.m.
Videllit: Williams -Pastor /
S First United
93 I. 5th St., Macclenny ~ 259-3551
Sunday School: 10:00 am
Sunday Worship: 11:00 am
Sunday Youth: 6:00 pm
Wednesday Dinner: 5:45 pm
Wednesday Worship:6:15 pm
SJohn L Hay, Jr., Pastor )J
Sun. Evening Worship
Wed. Eve. Bible Study
Pastor Bob Christmas
First Baptist Church
GLEN ST. MARY, FLORIDA
>lHi Sunday School 9:45 AM Sunday Morning Worship 11 AM
SSunday Evening Worship 6 PM
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7 PM
4 "A Beacon
S o10 Baker
Perry Hays, Associate Pastor
Michael D. Schatz, Associate Pastor
Otis Church of G(
presents our quarterly-
Gospel Music Sing
Holy Ground Quartet
River City Trio 1
Otis Church of Gc
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Brother is born
Adrian and Debra (Frost) Vel-
asquez of Glen St. Mary are
pleased to announce the birth of
son Kenneth Ed\ ard Velasquez. at
Shands of Lake Shore Hospital on
February 23. He w eighed seven
pounds, nine ounces and was 19'/2
He joins siblings Benjamin.
Kaitlin and A.J. Velasquez. Grand-
parents are Crestin and Rose
Velasquez of Santa Fe, N.M.,
Wesley and the late Rebecca
Ratliff of Glen St. Mary.
Kenu Turk II is pleased to,
announce the birth of sister Keely
Anne Turk on February 10. She
%weighed eight pounds and was 20
Proud parents are Kenu and
Denise Turk of Baker Count\..
Grandparents are Earl and Susan
Alford of Glen St. Mary. Kenneth
Turk of Glen St. Mary, Adella and
Leroy Rushing of Denham Springs.
,Al Stokes and Ahi Thomps ni
March 4 vows
Mr. and Mrs. Robert Stokes of
St. George. Ga., Mr., and Mrs.
Craig Thompson. Sr. of Yulee and
Ms. Candi Thompson of Mac-
clennv are proud to announce the
wedding g of their children Jessica
Erin Stokes and Craig Lee Thomp-
They \ ill be married on March
4 at 4:00 pm at the St. George
Church of God. All family and
friends are in% ited.
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The children of Ivey (Jackie)
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of 50 years of marriage at a recep-
[ion in their honor. on Sunday,
March 5 at 2:00 pm at the Mathis
House in Glen St. Mary. Your
presence is a treasured gift. they
request no other.
Seniors gathered at the Center on
Saturday morning to join up % ith
the Baker County Health Depart-
ment "Step Up Florida" walk. An
extended delay for the walk to the
Court House didn't bother these
folks one bit. They managed to get
in three dart tournaments and a lot
of good natured ribbing while they
waited. The entire group (except
Amy) made it to the Court House
and had a great time in spite of the
sprinkles. The only thing missing
Although no one wants to- plan
on having a catastrophic illness 'or
accident, there are many questions
everyone should answer before the
need for answers actually arises.
What would happen to your
spouse or your affairs and posses-
sions if an accident or illness sent
you to a nursing home for an
extended length of time? What
would happen if you were declared
unable to make decisions concern-
ing your own care or other personal
or business affairs?
All Baker County residents,
young or old, are urged to attend the
Council on Aging's "Family Sup-
port for Health and Financial Aware-
ness" workshop on March 21, for
help in finding answers to these and
many other questions. The work-
shop will be an evening event, to
accommodate those who work out-
side the home.
Registration and vendor booths
will be open early and there will be
entertainment, refreshments, free
health screenifigs, door prizes and a
lot of very useful information for all
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Thursday, March 2, 2006 Page Nine
Wildcats shrug of
tough loss to beat
Panthers in disbict
The Winter Ol mpics are over
and that fact will be met with
mixed reviews depending on who
you are and whether you enjoy
this display of winter sports. Per-
sonally, I enjoy the Olympics but
other folks are vocal opponents of
the winter showcase. -
Bryant Gumbel of HBO's Real
Sports went on a tear at the end of
this week's program. "I for one
don't watch the Winter
Oly mpics," he said. "Why should
I watch a sport that people only
care about for three %weeks every
He's got a point, of course.
Not.many people in the United
States really give a rip about curl-
ing unless they live on the Cana-
dian border. The skeleton, the
biathalon where skiers stop and
shoot at targets the luge and the
half pipe are certainly not sports
that are household names.
Part of the charm
of the Olympic
Games is that they
dofocus on events
we don't normally
Ssee, and in the
make us fans.
Even so, part of the charm of
the Olympic Games is that the\
do focus on events we don't nor-
mally see, and in the process,
hopefully make us fans. There are.
plenty of Summer Olympic sports
that fall into that category.
The hammer throw, the eight-
man scull, .synchronized swim-
ming, water polo, the steeple
chase these, too, aren't games
that are wildly popular in most
households. Still, With a few ex-,
ceptions, I watch them religiousl.
The reason, I suppose, is that
some of these sports and some of
the athletes are really appealing.
and before long, I'm hooked. M)
son, Spencer (and I would come
home from school and tune in to
curling. If you've not seen curl-
ing, think shuffleboard/chess/pool
on ice. The U.S. won its first curl-
ing medal a bronze at Torino.
I also was hooked on half-pipe.
Americans dominated this sport,
which featured teens who looked
more at home on a, skateboard,
doing amazing tricks in the air
above the ice and snow. It was
I'm not one of those people
who love figure skating, but this
year's competition was riveting.
The competition between Sasha
Cohen and Irina Slutskaya for the
gold was interrupted by falls in
triple jumps and a flawless Japan-
ese competitor who showed the
world how it was done.
But perhaps my favorite of the
figure skaters was 16-year-old
Emily Hughes, whose sister Sarah
won the gold in 2002 over Slut-
skaya. She wasn't even supposed
to be there in Italy. She was the
alternate and only got a chance to
perform when Michelle Kwan
withdrew with an injury.
Hughes skated a flawless short
program and the look on her face
made the Olympics for me. She
fell during the long program, like
so many others, but her joy at just
being able to compete was what
,the Olympics are about.
I would love to go to Vancou-
ver in 2010. I was in Atlanta in
1996 and it was something I'll
never forget. I love the Olympics,
funky -little sports and all.
Bethanv Belleville l nil a forehand from the baseline against t\esi Nassau See page 10 for more photos fromm the match.
ennis teams see mixed results
BY LAURA BETH BRINER
The Wildcats bo\s' and girls'
tennis teams finished the month of
FebruarN on a low note, as each
lost 7-0 at home February 28 to
The day. before, however, both
teams defeated West Nassau on
the Baker High, courts.
The results leave the girls vw ith
a 3-2 record; the boys are 2-2.
Against the Crusaders, Randall
Vonk lost 8-1, while Micah Cran-.
ford, Lew Boyette, Bryson John- .
son and Daniel \\Wilbanks were all
shut out 8-0.
The doubles team of Vonk and
Dylan Gerard lost 8-0 and
Boyette and W\ilbanks went down
The ladies fared no better.
Nicole Notaton. Shae Raulerson
and Jessica Crews all lost 8-0.
Bethany Belleville and Alex Go-
taN pla ed well in losing 8-5 and
In doubles action. Raulerson
and Nolaton, and Whittney John-,
son and Golay all lost 8-2.
It was a different story against
the West Nassau Warriors.
"This was a good match," said
assistant coach Tiffany Armoreda.
The Baker boys team w\on de-
Vonk won his match 8-3,
Boyette won 8-6, Johnson shut
out his Warriors opponent 8-0 and
Wilbanks won 8-1 for the Cats.
Cranford lost a squeaker 9-8.;
Kassie Crews is the Cats'top hitter.
extending the inning and opening
the door for a RBI single that tied
the score. '
Poor fielding has plagued the
team throughout the early part of
the season. They've committed 28
in six games. .
Of the three runs Bradford'
scored, just one was earned. ,
Smith's record is 1-5 despite
sporting a decent earned-run aver-
age of 2.10 and holding oppo-
The doubles team of Xbnk and
Gerard won 8-1. and Boyette and
Wilbanks teamed up for an 8-2
On the girls side of things.
Raulerson won 8-2, Belleville 8-
5, Austill 8-1, and Crews shut outt
her opponent 8-0. Novaton lost 8-
6 in her match.
.In doubles action, Novaton and
Johnson won 8-0, while Gotay,
and Raulerson dropped a close
The ladies were scheduled to
take on the Bolles girls junior %\ar-
sity tennis team, but were rained
out. A rematch, has not been
scheduled to date. : ,
SThe team will travel to Brad-
ford for their next contest on
March 7 at 3:00 pm.
BY MICHAEL RINKER
Bradford County scored two
runs in the top of the seventh in-
ning to steal a win from the Lady
Wildcats, who wasted Jessi
Nunn's perfect day at the plate
and Tiffany Smith's solid perfor-
mance on the mound.
The 3-2 loss drops the Cats'
record to 1-5 (0-1 in district play).
The game was played February
24 at the Baker High field.
The girls were rained out of
their other scheduled game last
week, a February 23 ,game at
The Cats twice led against the
Tornadoes, scoring a run in the
second on an RBI single by Nunn.
Shannon Nickles drew a one-
out walk, took second on a wild
pitch, then came home on Nunn's
That run stood up until the
sixth when Bradford tied the
game with an unearned run.
With one out, Smith gave up a
walk and a single to put runners at
first and second, but got the next
batter on strikes for the second
The Cats then committed the
fourth of sixth errors in the game,
nents to a batting average of .212.
After the Tornadoes/tied the
game in the top of the sixth, the
Cats retook the lead in the bottom
of the inning.
With two outs, Nickles singled
and took second on a passed ball.
Nunn again delivered with an RBI
The sophomore second-sacker
went three for three and drove in
both the Cats' runs. The perfor-
mance nearly tripled her batting
average for the season, boosting
her to third place on the team with
a .250 average.
Taking a 2-1 lead into the sev-
enth, Smith gave up a lead-off
An error put runners at first and
second, but the Cats got a force
out at third.
Smith, a freshman, then got the
second out on a line drive, but
gave up a single that tied the
The winning run scored on yet
The Cats went three up and
three down in the bottom of the
The girls are next scheduled to
play March 2 at Santa Fe and
March 3 at Suwannee County.
Their next home game is March 7
against First Coast.
BY MICHAEL RINKER
After opening, the season with
five straight wins, the Wildcats
baseball team suffered a frustrat-
ing loss at Columbia County Feb-
ruary 21. but bounced back to
pick up an important district win
three days later.
A home game scheduled for
February 23 against Bradford
County was rained out.
In Lake City, the Cats led 6-5
going into the seventh inning, but
the Tigers scored a pair to take the
Reliever Dustin Combs pitched
well for three innings, but took the
loss after running into trouble.
Jarrell Rodgers came in'for
Combs in the seventh.
Starter Jacob Duncan gate up
four runs in three innings before
be was relieved
by Combs. j" e ,
S J.D. Milon. Ridgei
and Adam huge \winf
Lewis each had the letdo
doubles, while the letdotv
R\an Powell City. 0
continued his Cite 0
torrid hitting showed tn
with base hit. mental toL
We were in battling b
a position to
win the game... fotr-run
but just couldn't
close it out," Coach
said coach John
Staples, who shouldered the
blame for the loss.
"If I had managed the pitching
better this game. \\e would still be
w without a loss."
His team responded well, how-
eer, overcoming a four-run
deficit to do\ n Ridgeiew at the
Baker High field.
"Ridge% ie\, was a huge win for
us after the letdown at Lake City,"
Staples said. "Our guys showed
tremendous mental toughness in
battling back from a four-run
Powell, who leads the team in
hitting with a .600 average, had a
couple of hits and three RBI.
Of the four runs surrendered by
starter Bobby Dugard, just one
Annuity Purchase Program
Ryan Powell is batting .600 this season.
was earned. The freshman who
Staples called "a bulldog" -
picked up his second win of the
Rodgers pitched the seventh to
earn the sae.
ew was a
or us after
mn at Lake
h John Staples
in the fourth, the
Cats tied the
The key hit was
Pow ell's two-run
double to left cen-
:ter. Milton also
had a double to
open the inning.
The Cats took
the lead in the fifth
walked and was
sacrificed to sec-
ond by Milton.
Matt Wilson al-
-so laid down a
bunt that scored Combs all the
way from second.
Powell then picked up another
hit, drik ing in Wilson with the fi-
"Coach Jami Rodgers has been
working overtime with these hit-
ters and it's starting td pay off,"
The Cats now enter a tough
stretch in their schedule where
i they play six consecutive away.,
Over the next week the) travel
to Hawthorne March 1, Suwannee
County March 3 and West Nassau
Their next home' game is
March 17, against Santa Fe.
Summer visiting hours are now in effect at
Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge.
The main entrance gate at the East entrance
(Folkston) opens one-half hour before sunrise and
closes at 7:30pin. Visitors may enter Swamp Is-
land Drive until 6:00pm and must exit no later
The main entrance gate at the West entrance
(Fargo) and the Suwannee Sill is now open one-
half hour before sunrise to 8:30 pm.
The Stephen C. Foster State Park entrance gate
is open from 6:30 am to 8:30 pm.
BCHS softball at Santa Fe, 5/7 pm
BCMS softball at Callahan, 4:15 pm
BCHS softball at Suwannee County, 4:30/6:30 pm
Varsity/JV baseball at Suwannee County,
Tennis at Bradford County, 3 pm
Baseball at West Nassau, 6 pm
BCHS softball hosts First Coast, 4:30 pm
BCMS track at Fernandina Beach
Weightlifting hosts Clay and Bradford, 4 pm
Tennis at Raines, 3 pm
Tornadoes' last-inning, two-out
rally sends Lady Cats to defeat
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Good used appliances, 90 day
money back guarantee. 266-4717.
2002 Kawasaki Mean Streak 1500,
cruises, garage kept, custom paint job,
corbin seat, very low miles, beautiful
bike, $7500. 259-0722. 2/23-3/2p
King pillowtop, new with warranty,
'$259, can deliver. 904-391 -0015.
Solid wood pine coffee table, light col-
ored with glass inserts, cabinet under-
neath. $125. 275-3007. 3/2p
Yessir! The Franklin Mercantile is
open Friday and Saturday 10:00 am-
5:00 pm. At the railroad crossing in
Glen. 259-6040. 1/26tfc
Firewood. Great deals on oak. Call
485-0797 or 588-6687. 2/23-3/16p
Mahogany secretary, beautiful piece,
excellent condition. Southern Charm
Luxury Queen pillowtop, in plastic,
must sell, $199..904-398-520_0. .
Butterfly dining table with 6 chairs,
very ornate, fluted legs, rare; half
round foyer console. All pieces are ma-
hogany wood. Southern Charm. 259-
Queen orthopedic set, $129, new, in
plastic, can deliver. 904-398-5200.
Diamond plate toolbox, new in box,
double doors, fits Dodge Ram, $150.
Call Bryan at 904-894-8344. 3/2p
Antique breakfront buffet, breakfront 1993 BMW 318is, needs clutch and Lab Pups. AKC, shots and wormed, all
china cabinet, buffet, all mahogany, TLC, $500 OBO. 653-1423. 3/2p colors, available April 5th, POP, $400
can be seen at Southern Charm. 259- 1998 Dodge Caravan,V6, automatic, each. Call 259-9763 or 904-424-4752.
4140. 12/9tfc front and rear a!c and heat. 1 owner. 2/23-3/2p
Artists! Oils, acrylics, water colors,
canvases, drawing pads and much
more! The Office Mart, 110 S. Fifth
Street, 259-3737. tfc
Farm-all cub tractor with cultivators
and fertilize spreader, $2800. 259-
Black leather sofa with matching
chair $200; queen bed headboard and
mattress $225. 610-1882 3/2p
1998 Kawaski 750 Vulcan, 12,000
miles, $3000. 370-4231 day or 259-
8656 evenings 3/2p
2003 Dutchman Lite travel trailer, 26',
queen bed, full size bath and kitchen.
CH/A, 2 doors, full awning. $10,800.
14' Shanoon, 5 HP Suzuki trolling mo-
tor, life jackets, paddles, galvanized
trailer, $1400. Dan Thrift at 259-1303.
2003 Kubota tractor. Must sell! Has 4
attachments, 1100 hours, $14,900
OBO. 903-343-0698. 3/2p
Quality consignments, large and
small, being taken for big field auction.
Sanderson, Saturday, April 1st. Con-
tact Bill at 275-2022, Larry @259-8453
or Tom at 783-2904. AU#3386.
1996 Dodge Ram, ,'/ ton conversion
van, loaded, leather, TV, VCR, all
power, $4000. 259-4584. 2/23-3/2p
2002 Z71 extended cab, 71,200 miles,
--very clean, $15,000 OBO. 904-251-
4362 call anytime. 3/2p
2005 Chevrolet. Silverado Z71
Sportsside, regular cab, 1 owner, only
15;000 miles, satellite radio, power
package, including power seat, 6" sus-
pension lift, tires and wheels, tonneau
cover painted to match and chromed
out. Original list price with options was
over $36,500 have company car and'
need to sell, will sacrifice for.$26,500
OBO. 386-867-2023 3/2p
white and clean, $4,000. 571-0913.
1998 Windstar van, runs good, $2500
OBO. 259-5337. 3/2-9p
1996 Caprice Classic, 67,000 m.les,
$5295, very very clean 1 owner, Joe
Rhoden 259-3216. 3/2p
1998 Ford Taurus, V6, automatic, fuel
efficient, tan, 1 owner, good condition,
$2300 OBO. 259-2811. 3/2p
2005 Jeep Liberty Renegade. Comes
with off road package, Premium stereo
and sound, bull guard, sun roof and
much more. Vehicle is top of the line
with almost every upgrade possible.
KBB value $24,265; asking $23,500.
Call Mike or Michelle at 266-4575.3,'2p
Childcare available Monday Friday.
some weekends, good home environ-
ment, hot meals, references available
upon request. 982-9560. 3/2-9c
A'Donna Jackson's Income Tax Ser-
vice. Save money with me on filing
your taxes. Electronic filing available.
Located in Glen St Mary 759-0884.
Affordable ana dependable. Let me.
take care of your cleaning needs. Also,
available evenings and weekends. Call
Tree trimming removal and clean up.
Licensed and insured. 259-7968.
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 tri'Vldikou
want hauled off or to sell? 259-7968.,
Ferrett, 3 months old, neutered, de-
scented male, large cage included,
$150 OBO. 566-2428. 2/23-3/2p
Dogs: all types from puppies to adults.
Animal Control, $50 boarding fees will
apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc
Chihuahua/Terrier mix puppies, $100
each, very affectionate, paper trained.
American Bulldogs pups, NKC regis-
tered, $500. 904-741-2090 or 904-318-
English/White English and White
English/Ugapei, 3 litters, CKC, POP,
shots and wormed, $650-$750, cash
only. Call 275-3079 or 904-699-1829.
Lost: Large brown Brindel dog, spade
male, blind in one eye. Resembles
cross between lab and pit. Spanish
Lab needs his medicine! Lost last Fri-
day during thunderstorm. Reward.
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the Federal Trade Commission at 1-877-
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The Baker County Press
Framers/carpenters needed. Top
pay plus benefits for work on westside
of Jacksonville, transportation pro-
vided Monday-Friday. 386-266-0179
or 386-266-0236. 2/9-3/2p
Exterior and interior construction de-
bris clean up person, full time. Call
259-2255 or 259-3343. 1/12tfc
Experienced painters needed. Must
have tools. 259-5877. 12/30tfc
Full-time trim/punch out carpenter
for local construction company Bene-
fits and paid vacation included. Please
call 259-3343. 2/23tfc
Midtown Day Flea
March 4th, Railroad
Ave., between 5th & 6th
Streets. $5.00 fee to re-
serve a booth. Call
5595. Come join the
Thursday, Friday &
Saturday, 125 N Glen
Ave.. Glen. .
Friday 8:00 am-1:00
pm, 902 Miltondale.
Triple dresser with mirror, children's
clothes & miscellaneous items. Multi
Friday 8:00 am-?, 73 W. Ohio Ave.
Washing machine, furniture, clothes.
DVDs, pictures, lots more. 3 families.
Friday & Saturday 9:00 am-?, 10824
St. Mary's Circle W Clothes, dining
set, beds, knick knacks, glassware.
Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-2:00 pm,
7349 W. Madison St, Glen.
Friday & Saturday 7-30 am-2:00 pm,
Burnsed Crawford Rd., follow signs
from CR 125 & 139B in Glen. Some-
thing for everyone.
Saturday 8:00 am-?. Off Miltondale
Rd on Magnolia. Playpen, swing, bike,
lots of clothes, household items. etc.
Saturday 8:00 am-1:00 pm, 365 N.
4th St. Antique furniture, clothes, toys,
Pier 6 Seafood now accepting appli-
cations for all positions. 259-6123
Pipe crew and operators. Insurance
and paid holidays. Allbright Contract-
ing 259-0792. 2/23p
Local home health care agency seek -
ing full time Physical Therapist for local,
and surrounding areas. Call 259-3111
for details. 2/24tfc
Person needed to deliver magazines
to stores once a month. 386-684-9726.
Dump truck drivers, Class A or B li-
cense. Sands Develcpment, Inc. 904-:
Saturday 8:00 am-
2:00 pm, 434 Cardinal
Baby items, clothes,
table, 4 chairs, couch,
Saturday 8:00 am-
noon, 4142 Live Oak,
Macclenny II. Furni-
ture, clothes, house
decor. Moving sale
Saturday 9:00 am-4:00 pm, 6630
Milltondale Rd. Antiques, bicycle, ex-
ercise bike, books, some costume
jewelry, miscellaneous items.
Saturday 8:00 am-2:00 pm, 500 Tim-
berlane Dr 2 families.
Saturday 8:00 am-2:00 pm, Old
Nursery Plantation, 7818 North Ct. off
Red Top Rd. New/used items for
home, office, kitchen & yard. Riding
lawn mower with road scraper; yard
trailer, bush trimmer, doors, small ap-
pliances, file cabinets, office supplies,
clothes, linens, knick knacks, much
Saturday 8:00 am-?, Old Nursery
Plantation. 7868 Winder Rd. Furni-
ture,.baby items, household items.
Sunday-8:00 am-?, 8409 Penny
Place off Woodlawn Rd. Moving sale.
Part time with full time potential. Look-
ing for motivated, qualified person in
Baker and surrounding counties. Expe-
rience in sales helpful. Reply with re-
sume-and references to P.O. Box 598,
Macclenny, FL 32063. 6/2tfc
Baby sitter needed in my home, 1-2
nights per week, must be very respon-
sible and have references. 904-537-
Construction personnel immediate
openings. Pipe layers, trackhoe opera-
tors, front-end loader operators, tail-
man and hillman. Drug,screen re-
quired. Jensen Civil Construction,
9100 Philips Hwy. EOE/m/f/d/v
69W.MccenyAe 0 4-2 9 9330 Seny L 26
Cindy uasb-26 a
Licnse Ra. sae gn
CNAs. All shifts, licensed only, must
pass background/reference screening.
Apply in person to Macclenny Nursing
and Rehab, 755 S. 5th St./Hwy 228.
Ask for Sharon or Melves. 2/23-3/2p
Burnham Construction, Inc. is look-
ing for qualified skilled workers. Pipe
foreman, pipe layers, tailman, hillman,
operators and laborers. Excellent ben-
efits. Medical, dental, life, paid holi-
days, paid vacation. Experience pre-
ferred. Dependable transportation a
must. Apply in person at 151 S. 7th St.,
or call 259-5360. EEO. Drug Free
Alexander Family Gospel Group is
looking for musicians. Need piano/key-
board player and guitar player. For
more information, call David Woody at
Earthworks of Northeast Florida,
Inc. seeks a Project Estimator. We are
a site and underground utility contactor
working for private developers. This po-
sition will be responsible for estimating,
soliciting bids, assembling pricing for
proposals and preparing budgets and
schedules. Compensation package is
competitive and is based on experi-
ence in the industry. Please fax resume
to 904-653-2801 or e-mail to EARTH-
WORKS@setel.net. Or you may apply
in person at 11932 N. SR 121, Mac-
clenny, FL. 32063. 904-653-2800.
Experienced part-time salesperson.
Monday, Tuesday, Saturday. Salary
plus commission. Bring resume Mon-
day-Friday, 10:00 am-noon to Badcock
Log scaler/analyst position available.
Prefer 2 year degree with Forestry or
Business Management. We are an
EECC, drug free workplace. 401 (k),
health/dental/life insurance, paid holi-
days/vacations. Apply at Gilman Build-
ing Products, 6640 CR 218, Maxville,
FL, or fax resume to 904-289-7736.
A/C and duct installers, must be ex-
perienced and dependable. 259-8038.
Company specializing in erosion con-
trol now hiring the following positions:
crew leaders, equipment operators,la-
borers, class A CDL drivers. A valid dri-
ver's license a must. Fax resume to
275-3292 or call 275-4960. EOE. 3/2p
Local construction company is seek-
ing experienced pipelayers, loader and
dozer operators, hillman and tailman.
Benefits include: competitive wages,
401 (k) and health insurance. Please
contact Southern Development Corp.
at 904-727-7483. 2/23-3/16p
2 dump truck drivers needed with as-
phalt experience, $12/hour. 334-8739.
Heavy equipment operators needed.
Esc.avator, loader and dozer, must
have experience and transportation.
Pay based on experience. 653-1272.
Safari Termite and Pest Control needs
a pest control lawn technician, $26K
plus, will train, good benefits, valid FL
driver's license. Please call 904-726-
Full & Part Time
Medical & dental,
2 weeks paid vacation
Baldwin & Macclenny locations.
Apply within or call,
02006 WH Capital, L.LC. T All trademarks are owned by
WH Capital, L.LC. and licensed to Waffle House, Inc.
Travel photography studio seeks
sales rep for in-store coupon sales for
upcoming photography events in the
north Florida area; limited travel. 386-
Drivers. Great company, great pay!
Home weekly/daily. Great benefits.
Health/401 (k). CDL-A with extra 1 year
experience. Boasso America Corp. Call
David at 904-475-0336. 3/2-9p
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is subject to the Fair Housing Act which
makes it illegal to advertise "any preference,
limitation or discrimination
based on race, color, reli-
gion, sex, handicap, famil- -
iar status or national ori-
gin, or an intention, to
make any such prefer-
ence, limitation or discrim- EQUAL HOUSING
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eludes children under the age of 18 living
with parents or legal custodians, pregnant,
women and people securing custody of chil-
dren under 18.
This newspaper will not knowingly accept
any advertising for real estate which is in vi-
olation of the law. Our readers are hereby
informed that all dwellings advertised in this
newspaper are available on an equal oppor-
tunity basis. To complain of discrimination,
call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777. The
toll free telephone number for the hearing
impaired is 1-800-927-9275.
1994 doublewide, 2 BR, 2 BA, 1'/2
acres, new carpet and linoleum, new
heating and air, all electric, new 12x24
shop and utility shed, totally fenced, 3
miles north of Macclenny. $92,500. Call
566-1295 or 234-2507. 2/23-3/2p
2 acres, cleared with well, septic and'
power pole in city limits of St. George,
GA., private property, close to schools,
$26,000. 912-843-8196. 2/23-3/2p
2 homes for price of 111.77 acres and
2 mobile homes, live in one, rent the
other. This is a real buy you have a
home and some land. Call Margie
Walker, Realtor, 613-8438 for your pri-
vate showing. 2/9-3/9p
3 BR, 11/2 BA brick home, 1380 SF liv-.
ing, garage and carport, fenced back
yard, brand new A/C and carpet, corner
city lot, $148,000. 259-2618 or 904-
Saa~f ~ M ~ m.nAU
WE SELL PROPERTY FAST!!
LET US SELL YOURS...
Jim Smith, Real Estate Broker
Josle Davis, Sales Associate
Mark Lancaster, Sales Associate
Juanice Padgett, Sales Associate
799 S. 6th St., Macclenny
. 259-6555 ____
Baker County. St. Mary's River, 10
acres, 700 ft. on river with small white
sandy beach, secluded, high and dry,
fenced, large oak and pine trees. pic-
ture perfect, beautiful property Only
$200,000. 259-7574. 2/23-3/16c
3 BR, 2 BA home built 2002 on 2 acres
off Odis Yarborough Rd., siding with
brick accent. 2 car garage, $249,900.
Call 237-2336. 2/23-3/2p,
10 acres. Ideal location for large gas
station, 125 N. at blinking light. 434-
3.18 acres located '/. mile north of
Glen in close proximity to schools. In-
terested? Call Tommy at 901-373-
12078 S N North
St. Mary's River Bluff
Gorgeous 48R/2BA Fleetwod on
2.56 acres of beautifully land-
[1. escapedd property Large open floor
L-~~, plan with vaulted cathedral ceil-
irns, normal DR & LR plus a great room. Jacuzi tub with separate
shower in enormous master bath. New privacy fencing in a home
that looks & feels brand new Just north of the FUGA line in walking
distance of the St Mary's River. Don't miss all this value for only
in 27 yeal
to town at
or ital, 285 acres
Si tplanos planted
rD n. Very chose
nt for residential
ent. $4,000 per acre prior to cutting, $2600 after cutting.
hen Lake Access
lot in Inmerlachen with access to beautiful Lake Grandin.
of these lots are left. Most have been purchased by
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.
Lot on Little St. Mary's River, con-
veniently located between Glen St.
Mary and Macclenny. This heavily
wooded lot is restricted to site built
homes only. 3/4 acre + priced at
Nice 3 BR/1 BA frame home with
new vinyl siding and CH/A. Re-
cently remodeled and ready to move
into. Located on Tony Givens Road
in Sanderson on 1 acre. Affordably
priced at $136,500.
7 90 acres close to Intersection of CR 125 & CR 127. Zoned for
home or mobile home not older than 5 years. One of very few large
parcels left with zoning for mobile homne. Reduced $94.500.00
Commercial building with 3004 SF that could be rented to 3 tenants
$450,000. Commercial 2 story, 3153 SF building that can acom:nmo-
date 3 tenants. $350,0001
A little piece of heaven on the St. Mary's River
Don't miss this opportunity. A pristine river lot with a 2/2 all
Cypress he .F-.River made
from the wI pine wood
flooring, rede, Spacious
kitchen, walk-in pantry, too many features to list in this. 3d Hnme
nee0s to be finished and buyer will pay $3000 towards finishing
2nd BR and BA. Pnce a bargain
SBR/2 BA, updated 19831 OW/MH
on 2 acre, with spl floor plan, -
above ground pool, new green B .5
metal roof, fenced and cross -
fenced, outside storage shed and ;, .,
owner will leave hot tub that has
not been installed yet. Owner motivated, make offer $149, 9i0 0iti
8.35 acres with 1400 SFb rick home that was not completed. Smirri,-e
framing and electric have been done Septic and well on properrT but
are not guaranteed to work. There is a pond on the property and is
zoned for livestock. Has chain link fencing. $650,000
'Bring the kids and their horses. 14.88 nice acres. Part hay field and part
wooded with small creek and catfish pond. 3 BR/2 BA doublewide MH
with extra hookup for a second MH and two extra wells. Convenient to
Jacksonville. Located on NW 216th, Street in Lawtey. Priced at $179,000.
Very Clean 3BR/2BA on .77 acre.
This 1995 14x66 singlewide mobile
home has been cleaned & freshly
painted. Located on a paved road
and ready to move in. Nice area on
Mudlake Rd. Affordable at $64,900.
Comme r [acclenny
Ave. O1 S L be reno-
vated for office or other commercial use.
Lot size is approximately 152x112. Near
new Cypress Pointe Subdivision. Build
your business here. $150,000.
HOMES AND LAND of North Florida, Inc.
Delightful like-new brick home, 2+
acres on corner lot in excellent
neighborhood. Floors are tile &
hardwood Glass doors open to
po:rcrh and large fenced Lick'/,ard
Tw.',- car .garige lnirshe-d vi carpet,
gr-ar for :,:erci.' jcr pla', roo:rm
H.a i plarnre,:l rniple., ,irap.lruir,
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Home has man,' e-:':ras, i5 open,
sunny & In'vitring
Ultimate Country Living!
Elegant brick home on 9.25
acres w/ crystal clear pool off
screened back porch. This
home is must see!
Also, another home can
be built on this property
Well established business in the fastest
growing area of Macclenny.
Excellent corner lot location!
Beverage License is Available!
Richard '. r ,: .ry
& Meat Market
Anne Kitching .
Sales Associate ,
with all stock & equipment
.AL-,, a 4 E F rh,:,su j.I n-, ,:,d
hCa for: price & details!
Call for price & details!
4 BR house and
four rental mobile home
lots, rented at $140 each
3 BR, 1 BA home with wood
floors, CH/A in the city.
Currently rented for $700/month.
l~iI, 11% o c-
Seventy Acres- $2,500 per acre.
Moccasin Creek. Like to hunt and fish, call
us about this land in the country $175,000
Commercial- 2 lots on US 90 in Glen St.
Mary. Excellent commercial use. Has
3,eT i rn:1 v.. '3 t ,ii J :,'.r $195,000
2 Lots on US 90- in 1 l r,:[ I .l 'i .-r, i ir,
Sijdii1iri.3 E '-l,.-P it r l iri .-. rp ,:,rii uriir ,
I11P)11 no-riihri $305,000
Excellent commercial corner lot. East
Macclenny Avenue, .92 acres. $200,000.
Well & Septic Tank on 1.90 acres. Lot
just right for your mobile home. Convenient
3 bedroom, 2 bath home, back & side
screened porches large family room.
appreciate. In Macclenny city limits.
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1 acre in Glen with or without-dou-
blewide home. With $75,000 without
$45,000. Nice location, dead end road,
convenient to 1-10, near schools. 338-
FSBO. 2 BR, 1 BA house in Glen.
Owner financing, $85,000. 874-6100.
2003 doublewide, 3 BR, 2 BA, 1680
SF on 1 acre, all new appliances,
$89,500. 904-408-9515 or 904-626--
Must sell! Beautiful 10 acres, ap-
praised at $145,000, will sell for
$130,000. Call Ray at 904-651-8085.
City Lot, South Boulevard, Macclenny.
Appraised at $19,000; asking $17,900.
Financing available. 759-5734. 3/2tfc
3 BR, 2 BA mobile home, no pets,
garbage pickup and water provided,
$600 per month, $600 deposit. 912-
Mobile homes, 2 and 3 BR, A/C, no
pets, $500-$550 plus deposit. 904-860-
4604 or 259-6156. 3/17tfc
3 BR, 1 BA brick home with carport on
2 acres in quiet neighborhood in
Sanderson, no pets or smoking.
$725/month plus deposit and last
month's rent. 859-3026. 3/2tfc
1 acre lot for mobile home in Macedo-
nia area off Odis Yarborough. Call
Brian at 759-5734 or 259-6735. 3/24tfc
10746 Morningside Lane, Glen, 2 BR,
1 BA, CH/A, $400/month. 259-8140.
3 office spaces, Pitman Professional
Building, 288 SF, $550/month including
utilities. 219-4225 or 591-2840 3/2-30c
2 BR mobile home, $500/month, $300
security deposit, no pets. 259-6391.
Large commercial office space avail-
able for lease. 859-3026. 3/2tfc
2 BR, 1 BA mobile home, CH/A,
$550/month, 1st, last and $300 de-
posit, no pets. We supply water, house-
hold trash pickup and lawn service.
3 BR, 2 BA mobile home, covered
deck, close to 1-10, must have good ref-
erences, $550/month, 1st, last and se-
curity deposit. 259-7794 before 8:00
New 3 BR, 2 BA brick home with
bonus room, 2 car garage on beautiful
5 acres in south Sanderson, no smok-
ing or pets, $1500/month plus deposit
and last month's rent. 859-3026.3/2tfc
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All it pes of pest control
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Bill or Philip
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Coach. Doone, & Burke. etc.
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Ne sti les veekl\
Air Force Ones & Jordens
\ e build in-ground pools
% e. sell and install
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Service Renovations Cleaning
Repairs Chemicals Parts
698-E We'st Macclenny Ave.
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Fall and Winter hours:
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Open Wednesday Friday
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Sand ~ Field dirt Slag hauled
FISH'S WELDING &
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Solid %vood cabinetry
Modulars -Custom %,ork
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Fill dirt Septic sand ~ Clay
Dozer & excavator for clearing
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Nlan\ references on request
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Qualified Good references
After-hours computer repair
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Finish grading Dirt leeling
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Coach Karla Amburgey shares a
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Chris Armoreda as Dylan Gerard
keeps an eye on the match.
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