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Title: The Baker County press
Uniform Title: Baker County press (Macclenny, Fla. 1929)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Tate Powell
Place of Publication: Macclenny Fla
Creation Date: April 5, 2007
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS


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77th Year, Vol. 49 Thursday, April 5, 2007 Macclenny, Florida SO


22 years for her role in knif


Melinda Wison pleads

to 2nd-degree murder

in August oflast year
The girlfriend of a man sent off to pris-
on for life last month for the brutal stab-
bing of a Cuyler man at his trailer home
in August, 2006 entered a plea of her own
in circuit court this week and was given a
22-year sentence.
Melinda Wilson, 49, will have to serve
at least 85 percent of the sentence for her
role in the murder of 68-year-old Dorsey
Bennett, who was stabbed more than 30
times and left to die on his kitchen floor.
Her boyfriend and co-defendant, former
Glen St. Mary volunteer fireman Stephen
V. Arnold, admitted to inflicting the stab
wounds. He is 52 and not eligible for pa-
role.
Though the couple gave often con-
flicting statements following their arrests
several days after the body of Mr. Ben-
nett was discovered by a son on August
12, assistant state attorney Ralph Yazdiya
said this week the state was prepared to
prove they went to Mr. Bennett's home
to borrow several items, including a gun
they intended to use to intimidate some
unnamed Jacksonville residents.
Ms. Wilson was acquainted with the


Dies from

1 1U.leS 10
injuries in

dive mishap
A 15-year-old Baker Coun-
ty High School student died
March 28,
four days
after he re-. .
ceived se-
vere head
and neck
injuries
in a div-
ing acci- .
dent at the
Boy Scout Pen er Raulerson
Camp
landing of the St. Mary's River
north of Macclenny.
(See page 4)


Stt i i t t i t


Ms. Bennett raises right hand before sentencing Monday. Wth her is public defender


victim and had been a frequent visitor
to his trailer. On the day of the murder,
their visit quickly turned confrontational
and what began as a skirmish with knives
escalated to a bloody slashing of Mr. Ben-
nett. whose extensive wounds were on


several parts of his body.
Ms. Wilson, represented by Starke at-
torney Dan Sikes at taxpayer expense, an-
swered questions in a low and sometimes
hesitating voice during a brief pre-sen-
tence interrogatory.


killing

Mr. Sikes several times mentioned that
his client passed a polygraph examination
during which she affirmed that she did
not stab Mr. Bennett.
She was thus allowed to plead to sec-
ond degree murder and the sentence
agreed upon before Monday's court ses-
sion was at the bottom end of state guide-
lines.
Judge Phyllis Rosier, who passed sen-
tence March 19 on Mr. Arnold, initially
said she was not sure what to say to Ms.
Wilson on sentencing because of the
senselessness and brutality of the crime.
"You'll just have to do your time and
live with it," the judge declared.
.Mr. Bennett's family stood as victim
advocate Ann Haynes read an impact
statement identical to the one she read
at Mr. Arnold's sentencing. The defen-
dants "played God" when they took the
victim's life and deprived the family of
his company during special occasions in
coming years. The family vowed never to
forgive the couple for what they did.
Judge Rosier quizzed Ms. Wilson
pointedly on whether she was reluctant to
enter the plea or was her hesitancy because
she was upset. The defendant replied she
was upset, then apologized to the Bennett
family, to her family and her son.
She and Mr. Sikes left the courtroom
(See page 2)


Head-on collision

critically in ures

driver on R229

Tuesday morning
The driver of this 1989 Dodge pickup was
flown to Shands Jacksonville in critical
condition after it collided head-on with an-
other vehicle on CR 229 south of Interstate
10 the morning of April 3. Trooper DL.
Myers of the Florida Highway Patrol said
the southbound pickup driven by Jeremiah
Colvin, 23, of Macclenny crossed the cen-
ter line before slamming into a northbound
2001 Ford SUV driven by Lora Lewis, 34,
of Starke. A 2005 Hyundai driven by Stan-
ley Rogaski, 22, of Alachua was following
the Lewis vehicle and veered onto the east
shoulder to avoid the collision that de-
stroyed both other vehicles. Ms. Lewis sus-
tained serious injuries and was also taken
to Shands from the scene. Mr. Rogaski was
not injured. Trooper Myers said neither of
the two injured drivers was wearing a seat
belt. The accident occurred about 7:30.


Macclenny Winn-Dixie is '
BY JIM McGAULEY chain's nearly 130 stores in this ville-based chain's pecking
Press Publisher district. order, what you see when you
Winn-Dixie's Macclenny And partly because Mac- enter the front door and start
store launched a glitzy grand clenny has always enjoyed wheeling your cart around is
opening last week, capping off favored status in the Jackson- the model of what Winn-Dixie
a $1.7 million re-modeling and
face lift to better position it to -
compete with the new big kid
on the block the Wal-Mart .
Supercenter that opened in
January complete with a gro-
cery store.
Management says the pub-
lic is reacting very. favorably
to the re-styling of the 60,000. f .
square foot store on South 6th,
for three decades the domi-
nant grocer in Baker County
and a top performer among the
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wants all its stores to look and
feel like.
Shoppers in recent months
may have noticed a lot of peo-
ple in suits and office casual


store


attire roaming the aisles, mak-
ing notations on clipboards and
moving things around that had
just been moved the previous
day.
According to Jim Carrado,
one of the chain's top merchan-
dise experts and the person
who oversaw the new design,
most of them are corporate
employees and some are con-
sultants all tinkering with
the lighting, shelving, aisle
displays and other accessories.
Ultimately they have one thing
in mind.
"Food is the star in this
store. Everything we're doing
focuses on freshness and qual-
ity, and how the customers per-
ceive it when they come in the
store," said Mr. Carrado. "We
like to think of the Macclenny
store as an R&D [research and
development] facility. It's the
prototype for the Southeast."
Other than its past perfor-
mance, he said Macclenny was
a likely choice for the model
because of its proximity to
the corporate headquarters on
Jacksonville's westside and
because it fit nicely into the
(See page 2)


Fired


physician


sends off


case data


to agencies

BY ANDREW BARE
Press Staff
Documents given to the The
Baker County Press by former
Fraser Hospital physician Dr.
Alison Lex spell out in great
detail her fears regarding "the
pattern of illnesses and the high
cancer rate in Baker County."
Those words come from a
cover letter Dr. Lex attached
to several a
pages of
medical!
data she
sent to the
Florida
Depart-
ment of
Health,
the EPA,
the Flori -
da Depart- i "
ment of Dr. Alison Lex
Forestry,
the Centers for Disease Con-
trol and Prevention in.Atlanta
and the Florida Times-Union.
Included in the documents
is an e-mail from Dr. David
Johnson, the medical execu-
tive director at the Division of
Environmental Health in Tal-
lahassee. In it, he reveals that
arsenic levels in urine samples
submitted earlier by Dr. Lex
are not dangerous. Dr. Johnson
states that, "The inorganic ar-
senic for both is well below the
level of arsenic that is likely to
cause health effects."
The urinalysis results do
not conclusively disprove the'
idea that several local patients
were negatively affected by
unhealthy levels of arsenic.
The nature of arsenic, which
is a naturally occurring ele-
ment but is most famous as a
poison, makes it possible that
dangerous levels' could remain
in the body after a urinalysis
indicates otherwise.
The data compiled by Dr.
Lex details illnesses and vari-
ous symptoms suffered by the
48 patients, all of whom she
had seen during her brief tenure
at the Fraser Hospital clinic. Of
those patients, 34 were female,
14 male. It was an older group;
the average age was 65, with
the oldest coming in at 83.
Sixty-five percent of the
patients in Dr. Lex's study suf-
fered from high blood pres-
sure. 58 percent had a glucose
intolerance. Perhaps most seri-
ously, 37 percent had skin can-
cer or lesions, 37 percent had
colon polyps or colon cancer
while 35 percent had either -
kidney cancer or kidney cysts.
23 percent had lung nodules,
or small masses of tissue in the
lung that" could represent the
early stages of cancer. And 29
percent of Dr. Lex's patients
suffered some kind of thyroid
dysfunction. According to the
physician, all of these symp-
tons are consistent with the ob-
served effects of heavy metal
poisoning.
"As a physician," Dr. Lex
wrote in her cover letter, "I am
aggressively pursuing answers
on behalf of my patients; how-
ever, as a resident and parent I
will not stop until I have the en-
(See page 2)


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Macclenny Winn-Dixie a chain prototype...


(from page 1)
company's timing plans.
So there'smore, tq it than po-
sitioning Winn-Dixie to compete
with the new Wal-Mart,which put
a dent in its sales when it opened
[the company declines to release
figures, but claims its Macclenny
traffic is starting to come back
after the initial slump].
For years the grocery indus-
try's leading player in the South,
Winn-Dixie emerged from bank-
ruptcy recently a reorganized
company with new management
and directors. It closed dozens
of poorly performing stores and
now says it is launching an ag-
gressive re-run at competitors
like Publix and now Wal-Mart
and Target.
How important is the Mac-
clerny re-design?
According to store man-'
ager Tom Debruhl, it's impor-
tant enough to bring CEO Peter
Lynch to Macclenny frequently.
His most recent visit was Mon-
* day of this week. Mr. Debruhl
joked recently he probably has
the distinction of being the "most
visited by the brass" among the
chain's local managers.
Mr. Carrado said the remodel-
ing corporate-wide is on an ag-
gressive schedule; 40 stores are
in line by the end of June and
next fiscal year [starting July 1]
the company will do 75 stores
and stay on that annual schedule
until all Winn-Dixie's 521 stores
in five Southeastern states are re-
done.
And it's all starting in Mac-
clenny.
The final design is a mix of
what seems to be working for
other chains, feedback from the
shopping public collected by con-
sultants, color experts, customer
comments and observations by
individual store managers.
"This is not just shooting from
the hip. It's the result of a lot of
factors and customer feedback


is the most important," observes
Mr. Carrado.
The Macclenny project, for
instance. included a revamped
produce section designed to jump
out at customers as they enter the
store. Subtleties like color codes
and a light flooring scheme are
supposed to direct shoppers to
products, and Mr. Carrado in-
corporated curved shelving into
"compartment" sections of space
displaying cooking, baking prod-
ucts, health care and other mer-
chandise.
Customers over the past few
months may have noticed the
exterior color scheme changed
several times before officials de-
cided they got it right. The colors
are earth-tone and soft like the
interior designed to give off an
overall "comfortable" feeling.
"Overall I'm very happy with
how it turned out. Everything
we did here is meant to spell out
'fresh product' to our custom-


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ers and everything in the store is positive even before the grand
designed for ease of shopping," opening began. This has always
said Mr. Carrado. been a tremendous store and
Manager Debruhl says "so far, people seem to be appreciative
so good." of what they've done here."
"Our feedback has been very


Firedphysician sends offclinicaldata


(from page '1)
tire story. It is my opinion that a
problem exists with the environ-
ment and it is multifactorial."
Baker County's health statis-
tics in a number of categories
are worse than the state aver-
age. The death rates for heart
disease, cancer, stroke, diabetes,
and chronic lower respiratory
disease are far higher in Baker
County than in the rest of Flor-
ida.
While Dr. Lex emphasized
arsenic, she also expressed con-
cern over the use of insecticides
and pesticides over the years in
Baker County.
Dr. Lex's brief, 130-day ten-
ure in Baker County ended on
February 23 when she was fired
by Dennis Markos, chief admin-
istrator at Baker County Medi-
cal Services. During her time at
Fraser Hospital, Dr. Lex grew


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concerned at the symptoms she
was observing in many of her
patients.
The reason for her firing re-
mains a mystery. Mr. Markos,
who does not comment to The
Press, told the Florida Times-
Union that Dr. Lex did not "meet
expectations."
In on-record comments since
her dismissal, Dr. Lex said Mr.
Markos warned her before her
firing that she was hired to prac-
tice medicine, not turn Fraser
Hospital into a research clinic.
He also accused her of not
being a "team player" and play-
ing "Joan of Arc" by expressing
alarm at the number of patients


reporting to her internal medi-
cine practice with symptoms she
still suspects are caused by envi-
ronmentally-related toxins.
She also said last week send-
ing off statistics to the health
agencies is consistent with her
obligation as a physician. She
came to Baker County late last
year after resigning as a Lt.
Commander in the Navy sta-
tioned at Jacksonville NAS.
Dr. Lex took the place of Dr.
Gary Dopson, a longtime family
physician who resigned from the
Fraser clinic named after him to
take a job at Northeast Florida
State Hospital.


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She and Mr. Sikes left the
courtroom briefly for a .confer-
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likeshe was confused b', the pro-
ceedings and the terms of the plea
agreement.
She and her boyfriend initially
indicated they wanted a trial. But
Mr. Arnold last month abruptly
entered his guilty plea to first
degree murder and robbery with
a deadly weapon. State attorney
Bill Cervone of Gainesville hinted
strongly he would seek the death
penalty in a trial. It was then that
Ms. Wilson reportedly indicated
she might make a deal and testify
against him.
The couple took two pistols,
ammunition, a police radio scan-
ner, whiskey and $1000 cash from
the Bennett trailer and spent most
of the money for a motel room,
sundries and for crack cocaine
before their arrest at a Sanderson
residence.
Police never did find the mur-
der weapon that Mr. Arnold said


role in killing

he tossed into nearby brush, but
did recover blood-stained cloth-
ing and the stolen items.
In other sentencing this
week:
V Ashton Anderson drew a
three-year prison sentence in re-
turn for his plea to sale of drugs
within 100 feet of a school. The
state dropped a companion charge
of possession with intent to sell.
V Raymond Graham will serve
a 66-month sentence for violating
an earlier drug.offense probation
for a similar charge of selling
drugs near a school.
William Nelson got 30
months after pleading no contest
to three counts of criminal mis-
chief and burglary.
V Shannon Cook will serve a
year and one day in the state pris-
on system after pleading to auto
theft and petty theft.
i/Judge Rosier ordered Robert
Carter to serve ten years on drug
offender probation after he fin-
ishes a six-month county jail sen-
tence for drug trafficking.


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Dear Editor:
Pondering the situation with
Dr. Alison Lex and Dennis Mar-
kos, the administrator at Fraser
Hospital who fired her, it has not
been brought to the attention of
the citizens of Baker County that
he does not live in the county and
has a home in Union County.
However, he seems to know
more about Baker County than
anyone else. He was quoted as
saying, "This is a small statutory
rural hospital that provides a tre-
mendous amount of uncompen-
sated care. Research is not in our
budget."


Anyone in his position who
makes comments like that is ig-
noring the needs of the very peo-
ple he was hired to protect. If he
motivated as much as he intimi-
dates the employees, think how
much our health care here would
improve.
It would seem the board of
directors [of Baker Medical Ser-
vices, Inc.] should be as con-
cerned about Baker County citi-
zens having such a high average
of heavy metals/cancer cells in
their systems as Dr. Lex was. Do
they have their heads in the sand
or do they just not care?


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THE BACK

PORCH
KELLEY LANNIGAN
Going to the beach for our
annual family vacation was the
ultimate experience of my young
life. Through the winter months,
when temperatures plunged into
the 30s at night and wind and
sometimes sleet rattled outside
the windows, I would think of
the beach house at Pawleys Is-
land where we vacationed for a
week each summer.
The house, which rose above
the street on stilts, afforded us a
wonderful view of the ocean be-
yond the sea oat- covered dunes.
The house's porch stretched its
entire width and was filled with
comfortable, old worn chairs
and sofas and a hammock where
the family hung out lazily after
a large meal. For us kids, it was
hard to wait those two manda-
tory hours after eating, which
ensured we wouldn't develop
stomach cramps and drown -
at least that's what the grown-
ups had us believe. They prob-
ably just needed a break from
the noise and chaos of watching
excited kids who couldn't get
enough of the sun and surf and
would never have come back in-
side of their own accord.
I loved the way the waves
crashed past the pilings under
the pier, creating shallow de-
pressions which sucked at your
feet when the water receded.
The view from the end of the
pier afforded an exciting glimpse
of schools of sting rays as they
darted past, on their way to some
mysterious destination, far away
under the murky depths.
On the marsh side of Pawleys
Island were scores of small pri-
vately owned piers with roofs,
wonderful for lazy fishing or
bird watching. In those days,
they were open to anyone to use.
We made a trip the day before to
get chicken necks from the gro-
cery store which we left out in
the sun to turn a bit rotten. The
odor of decaying meat was obvi-


lazing around Pawleys Island
ously irresistible to crabs. One back in the bucket and on
end of a long piece of strong dinner table that night.
string was tied to a chicken neck A visit to Brookgreen
and the other end wound up on a dens was nearly a religious
sturdy stick. You let the chicken perience. The backdrop of
neck down into the water where hundred year-old moss cano
it rested in the mud. When you oak trees which sheltered cl
felt something begin to tug, you cal statues set among fount
began the excruciatingly slow and pools filled with fish
process of winding it up until lillypads seemed a mirror o:
you could see a big crab clamped garden of Eden, at least tc
to the tasty treat rising up to the 12-year old mind.
surface. Leaving was the har
You had to time capture just thing in the world. Depres
.right. If you swiped with a net filled me as my sunburned
too soon, you missed the crab helped load the car for the
and had to start over. Sometimes home. Those last moments v
captured crabs managed to jump I glimpsed the ocean beyond
out of the bucket and there would dunes from the car's window
be a mad scramble of squealing fore we crossed the bridge
children and crustaceans around the marsh and turned onto H
the deck. Nobody wanted to feel way 17 were torturous.
the wrath of those pincers or Over the next 365 days
lose their balance and fall into fall asleep on winter nights
the marsh. The crafty crabs usu- a conch shell held to my ear
ally escaped, only to be lured sound of the surf seeming t
a second time by the odiferous just beyond the window.
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says the wrong person was fired

Those heavy metals are turn- the street from that dump, and on the current hospital admin-
ing up in older citizens; 40-70 most of her relatives were raised istration to recruit and hire the
years ago, how many water wells within two city blocks of it. Many very best available health care
were in the city and county? have passed away from cancer professionals.
Most were beside homes using a and it makes you wonder. Where do we go from here?
pitcher pump, and I would guess Also, there were several truck We have a control freak who
they may have been as shallow stops and service stations that does not live in the county but
as 15 feet. catered to the pulpwood industry decides what is best on health
At one time, what is now the up and down US 90 in Macclen- issues. He fires the only.doctor
Knabb Sports Complex [in north' ny. Oil was drained from these who has tried to make our qual-
Macclenny] was a city dump. rigs into buckets, then poured ity of life better and a board of
There were no such.things as the onto the ground to keep the dust directors who won't stand up and
EPA or water quality boards, and down in parking areas. do the right thing.
the dump was not lined like those I worked more than 15 years The wrong person was fired.
today. What was dumped- there, in the golf industry, and have Bring back Dr. Lex and run Mr.
and for how many years? seen some real "good" chemi- Markos back to Union County.
My wife's family lived across cals used for years taken off the Get on the phone and call the
market and never used on golf board members [Steve Kennedy,
courses or nurseries again. Were George Hedge, Paula Barton,
water samples taken at these SherriRaulerson,CharlesWilson
sites, or from the deep wells used and Chairman Gary Dopson].
for irrigation?
Is it so hard to live with theBJ. Canon
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rial 'Transformerbased movie
it .__.


MY SIDE OF

THE MATTER
ROBERT GERARD
I just saw a trailer for a new
summer movie. Transformers
is based on the toy that took the
1970s by storm.
You've seen transformers. In
fact, you might have owned one.
Or two. Or a dozen. By the time
they came out, I was too old to
buy transformers. Come to think
of it, I never even wanted one.
Transformers were cars, but
not just any cars. They revolved
and turned and snapped to form
battling robot machines. There
were good-transformers and
there were bad transformers.
Now there's a bad transformer
movie.
Of course, transformers aren't
the first toy that has had a movie
named after them. There were
Care Bears and Smurfs and
He-Man and even Hot Wheels.
In my mind, last year's Cars is
based on Hot Wheels.
But this is, as far as I can tell,
the first big budget, live action
movie based on a toy. And I hope
the last.
I can't quite imagine what
the premise for this movie could
be, and I hope I never find out.
I certainly don't intend to buy a
movie ticket.
Hmm. If this movie is a hit,
I wonder what other toys might
be made into movies? Let's see,
let me project ahead a few years
ahead after Transformers the
movie is a huge hit.
Naturally, the pundits and
moguls will jump on board and
create dozens of spinoffs. Here's
just a few that I forsee.
V Chia Pets: The Movie. In
this family classic a variety of
Chia Pets get sprinkled with ir-
radiated Scott's Turf Builder and
come to-life as giant Chias. Un-
fortunately, chiggers and moles
also are sprinkled. The Chias
must find a way to stop the pests
before all the lawns in Southern
California are left as dusty va-
cant lots.
V GI Joe: Mission Baghdad.
Joe is brought out of retirement
by Hasbro and sent to the Sadr
City ghetto in Baghdad. His mis-
sion find weapons of mass de-
struction. Since 100,000 troops
haven't been able to them, the
only hope is a 12" action figure
with jointed arms and legs.
However, the mission goes
awry when Joe encounters a ra-
ven-haired, sloe-eyed Persian
Barbie, sent from Iran to de-
stablize the region. Hasbro offi-
cials discover the danger the spy
poses to Joe and in a remarkable
tour de force, turns to competitor
Mattel for help.
Dressed in form-fitting desert
camo and Versace combat boots,
Malibu Barbie rushes to Iraq to
show GI Joe what he's fighting


for. Who will win the day, Barbie
or her Persian counterpart? Will
Joe find the WMD or be run over
by a Humvee?
V Hot Wheels: The Recall.
Unlike the animated movie Cars;
this high tech, multimillion dollar
epic is actually a social commen-
tary. The Hot Wheels discover
that an unscrupulous Japanese
car company has tinkered with
some of their cars, causing hor-
rific accidents. Worried that there
could be Ford Explorer-like
consequences, Congress recalls
thousands of Hot Wheels.
The Hot Wheels have-to-prove
they are completed\ safe and at
the same time pro\ e the 'Chine'se
car company is attempting to
ruin the car industry in America.
I see Oscar potential here.
V Baseball Card Heroes:
Cleaning up the Game. A fanati-
cal young baseball fan becomes
completely disillusioned by to-
day's game. He tearfully lines up
his Topps baseball cards and tells
horror stories about steroids, free
agency, massive contracts and
mediocre play and how fans are
leaving the game in droves.
That night a mysterious com-
et crosses the sky and those he-
roes come back to life. Christy
Mathewson, Honus Wagner,
Josh Gibson, .Duke Snyder,
Jackie Robinson, Joe Dimaggio,
Babe Ruth, Bob Feller, and Lou
Gehrig decide to clean up the
game. They breathe new life into
the miserable Philadelphia Phil-
lies and take them all the way to
the World Series. It's a feel good
story with its finger on the pulse
of.sporting news.
v Mr. Microphone meets
American Idol. An Idol wannabe
is humiliated by Simon Cow-
ell until she discovers her'old
Mr. Microphone in the attic of
her parents' home. Imbued with
magical powers, the microphone
makes her sound just like Car-
rie Underwood. Problems ensue
when that wacky no-talent Chi-
nese guy discovers the micro-
phone's power and steals it right
before the finals. Can she make a
stand on her own talent?
Those are just a few of these
movies. Here are some more in
development.
V Mr. Potato Head Spuds in
Paradise.
VPez vs M&Ms the Smack-
down.
V Rock 'em Sock 'em Rocky
SBalboa. Rocky and the Rock 'em
Sock 'em Robots square off for
one last fight.

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School district asked to

name stadium for ex-coach


BY KELLEY LANNIGAN
Press Staff
A former Baker County
school superintendent this week
asked the school board to name
Memorial Stadium in Macclen-
ny after Tom Covington, a re-
tired teacher and revered Baker
High football coach during the
1960s.
Tim Starling, who stated
during the April 2 meeting at
the Taylor Church that he was
speaking on behalf of "hundreds
of young men who have played
football over the years," request-
ed the board to consider naming
the football stadium the Tom
Covington Stadium.
Mr. Starling acknowledged
that the stadium is currently
called Memorial Field and is
called such to honor the commu-
nity's veterans. He also pointed
out that in many situations ath-
letic fields have one name and
the stadiums located on them are
dedicated to a different entity.
'I've spoken to many who
played football under Coach
Covington ... and they are all
very enthusiastic," said Mr. Star-
ling. "At this point, I don't think
there is anyone who would re-
gret having the stadium named
for the coach."
According to the former
school chief, Mr. Covington,


who is aware of the request, has
stated "the greatest blessing and
reward is being considered for
this honor."
The board will consider the
request and take action at a fu-
ture date.
In other items from this week's
board meeting, leaking roofs at
Westside Elementary and Baker
County Middle School have mo-
tivated the board to seek bids for
repair.
Structures at both schools
have water leaks; the main build-
ing at Westside and the roof over
the middle school's media center.
The leaks at the middle school
were reported to be particularly
problematic.
"I've seen standing water on
the floor after a rain," said board
member Dean Griffis. "It's se-
rious and we need to address
this."
,Director of Facilities Denny
Wells reported that a small com-
pany brought in for an estimate
passed on the jobs, pointing out
that the problems needed to be
handled by a larger company ca-
pable of more extensive work.
Approval to seek bids for
both schools was passed. The
repair work will be financed
through previously approved
bond funds.


Intoxicatedson sparks a fiht

with family members March 31
A Glen St. Mary man was ar- Norman arrived at the scene.
rested March 31 after a family Deputy Norman said he
squabble turned violent, smelled alcohol on Kenneth
Kenneth Baumgardner, 23, Baumgardner's breath. The fa-
was arrested at the Brannen their told Deputy Norman that
Lane home he shares with his his son was having problems
mother, father and two brothers, with the mother of his two chil-
One of those brothers, Kyle, 20, dren and was on a number of
told Deputy Tony Ndrman that different medications.
Kenneth was drunk and out of In other incidents, a bullet
control in the house. was fired through the wall of
According to Kyle Baum- a home on Friendship Place in
gardner, Kenneth started the in- Sanderson.. Greg Gaskins, 43,
cident when he burst into his.fa-. was lying on his couch when
their's room l66king'for a bottle a bullet went through the front,
of.alcohol. When he didn't find all of his house on March 30.
any, Kyle says, Kenneth started No one was hurt.
threatening his father, 48-year- Witness Jermaine Belford,
old Kenneth Baumgardner Sr. 26, who was at Club 229 and
Kyle told Deputy Norman Friendship Place, told Deputy
that he tried to calm down his Jeffrey Dawson that Maurice
brother, but that Kenneth only Graham fired several shots. Mr.
responded by trying to punch Belford told police that Mr. Gra-
him. At that point, Kyle and oth- ham then left the scene in a blue
er brother Kirk Baumgardner, Ford Taurus.
20, took Kenneth to the ground
and held him there until Deputy


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Arrested
A Sanderson man w
rested and charged on Ma
with repeatedly sneakin
bottles of Boone's Farmr
out of a store in his pants.
A bagger at the Mac
Food Lion told Deputy
Limbaugh that Russell'
meyer, 52, had placed tw
tles into his pants at 6:55 p
left the store without p
According to the bagge
Wiesemeyer returned at
and did the same thing. I
Limbaugh's report states t
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Sought fo
Police are looking for a
gia man they believe attack
pregnant girlfriend with a
piece of metal. Tiffany
more, 19, told Deputy W
Starling that her boyfrien
chael Baker, 22, threw a
piece of metal at her fac
hit her while the two wer
ing an argument on Mar
Ms. Lauramore's mother,
Lauramore, 38, confirmed
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when Ms. Lauramore call
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for stealing wine (twice) from store
vas ar- preached the cash register and her purse and its contents while back to Ms. Sumney. He d
irch 26 bought a pack of cigarettes. she worked in Macclenny. On taking the wallet from Ms.
g two Deputy Limbaugh said that April 1, Crystal Sumney told ney's purse.
i wine when he confronted Mr. Wi- Deputy John Hardin that some- After he was arrested
esemeyer, he admitted to steal- one had snatched her purse Sanders asked Deputy H
clenny ing the wine, saying that he did while she was working at a cash if he would be released if
Wayne so because he "has a drinking register, turned the wallet. Deputy
Wiese- problem." Ms. Sumney saw someone din said no, but according
vo bot- Deputy Limbaugh added that darting out of the store and get report, Mr. Sanders still sh
m and he noitced two large bulges in into a white Toyota outside. Af- him where the wallet was
paying. Mr. Wiesemeyer's pants. When ter she demanded the suspect den.
r, Mr. he searched the suspect, he give her purse back, he did. A Macclenny woman
t 7:30 found two more bottles. Mr. Wi- The Toyota then pulled out and robbed of a $300 purse a
Deputy esemeyer was arrested. left. However, Ms. Sumney no- contents March 31 in the
that, at In other reports, a Sanderson ticed her wallet missing from Mart Supercenter parking 1
yer ap- woman lost, but soon recovered, the purse and was able to give Kathleen Diperna, 3(
Deputy Hardin the car's license Macclenny, told police tha
attack on- r plate number. left her purse in her sho]
Lr attackL on w ifl Deputy Hardin found, the cart as she loaded gro(
Geor- dow of a truck driven by a Mac- suspect, Jason Sanders, 29, on into her car. When she t
Geor- dow of a truck driven by a Mac Blackjack Road. According to around, the purse was
edhis clenny manshattered March 30 Deputy Hardin's report, Mr. The purse held $70 in cash
small while he was driving west on Sanders admitted to taking the Diperna's driver's license
L1auram- u r t0.. ~ purse but said he had given it several credit cards.
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Dies after

diving mishap
(from page 1)
Witnesses including the sister
of Pender L. Raulerson of Taylor
said he dove off a sand embank-
ment while swimming with a
group of friends about 4:30 pm
on March 24. The victim ap-
peared to flip over when his body
hit the shallow river bottom, then
floated on the surface for about
two minutes before the others re-
alized he was in distress.
Lt. Glen Gnann quoted ac-
quaintance Matthew Ross, 18, of
Macclenny as saying he thought
the victim was "kidding around"
immediately after the ill-fated
dive, and he was unresponsive:
\\hen Mr. Ross retrieved him
and brought him back to the river'
bank. Others at the popular rec-
reation and swimming area per-
formed CPR on Mr. Raulerson
before rescue workers arrived.
Mr. Raulerson was first taken
to Fraser Hospital, then flown to
Shands Jacksonville where he
died.
The river water is tainted a
dark brown and as a result the
river bed and obstructions under
the surface are often difficult to
discern. The Boy Scout landing
off Steel Bridge Road, owned
and maintained by the county,
has been the scene of similar ac-
cidents, as have other stretches
of the river.
The 10th grade student was
the son of Pender and Ida Raul-
erson Sr. and his funeral was held
on March 31.


1ACCUFullg LO d FePUIg IIIpU Uy
Deputy Starling, James Rhoden,
50, believes that an object was
likely thrown at his window.
Lorrena Whitehead, 40, of
Glen St. Mary said the license
plate was stolen off her 1997
Chevrolet. Ms. Whitehead told
Deputy Michael Lagle on March
29 she brought her car to Rus-
sell's Automotive to be repaired.
When she came back the next
day to pick it up, she noticed the
license plate missing. Garage
employees told Deputy Lagle
the license plate was still on the
car when they test drove it.


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Coleman pick out books.
PHOTO BY KELLEY LAI

Book fair at Westside coincided with


reading month observance
BY KELLEY LANNIGAN dents and their parents," said
Press Staff Westside librarian Connie Wil-
Twice a year in the fall and lis.
spring, Westside Elementary The fair lasts one week and
hosts a Scholastic book fair. features one evening during
Scholastic, Inc., is the larg- which parents and children read
est publisher and distributor of together.
children's books in the world. Prior to the fair, students take
The company is also the larg- home a Scholastic book cata-
est operator of school-based logue which describes some of
book clubs and book fairs in the books available. Students can
the United States. The Westside bring money from home or shop
spring book fair was held March with their parents on family read-
26-30. ing night. Ms. Willis also holds
The fair promotes literacy library classes during the week
and helps schools raise funds. which enable all of Westside's
Westside uses proceeds from its 700-plus students to spend time
bi-annual book fair to buy new in the library where the book
books for the library and provide stalls and displays are set up. In
reward activities such as parties addition to books, DVDs and
t6 students iho complete the ac- software programs are also for
celebrated reader program. For sale as well as school supplies.
hosting a book fair, Scholastic Pencils, pens and erasers come
also provides a certain percent- in bright, colorful and imagina-
age of complimentary books to tive designs. Some books come
the school. with a set of colored pencils or
"It's a wonderfully received crayons to encourage art along
fund-raising event by both stu- with reading.


examples oi some of me o1-

Fidgety suspect hadpot and
A Glen St..Mary man was ar- Mr. Godwin is quoted in Deputy
rested April 1 on felony cocaine Hardin's report as saying, "You
possession charges. thought you had some crack,
Timothy Haygood, 21, was didn't you? That little bit of stuff
spotted on Ben Rowe Circle you found ain't even no drug, it
off Woodlawn Rd. after Deputy
Curtis Ruise saw his car parked
in the road. According to Depu-
ty Ruise's report, he noticed Mr.
Haygood walking away from
the car; when Mr. Haygood saw
the police cruiser, he quickly
walked back to his car.
Deputy Ruise said that when
he was questioning Mr. Hay-'
good, the latter individual was
"nervous." The officer says that .
when he frisked Mr. Haygood,
he found a plastic bag contain-
ing marijuana, a red cigarette
lighter and $82 in cash.
Deputy Ruise also found a
crack rock in the plastic bag.
In another incident, a Mac-
clenny man angrily questioned
America's drug policies after
he was arrested on March 26
on charges of marijuana posses-
sion. A
s Deputy John Hardin arrested AT T
Alfred Godwin, 37, after stop-
ping him for going 55 MPH in .
a 45 MPH section of Lowder David R
Street. Deputy Hardin says that former Baker C
Mr. Godwin's license was sus-
pended for failure to pay a ticket.
After he discovered that, Deputy SERIOUS INJUR
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of the car and walk to the rear of NEGLIGENCE
his cruiser. Deputy Hardin says
he saw Mr: Godwin reach into Ai
his pants at that point.
Deputy Hardin says he then CRIMINA]
found a bag of marijuana on the
ground near his cruiser, dropped Jacksonville (904) 399-8!
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Surveillance footagereviewed
by Deputy William Hilliard re-
vealed that the tubes, valued at
$70 apiece, were taken from the
car wash just after 10:20 pm on
March 30. According to Deputy
Hilliard's report, the surveillance
footage shows "a light colored,
S possibly a white or silver truck"
S pulling up to the vacuum tubes.
A man then got out of the truck
and took the tubes.
In other incidents, an Olustee
M man noticed almost approxi-
mately $725 in items missing
from his father's home April 1.
Jordan Bryan told Deputy Hill-
iard that he arrived at the home
on Forest Road 209 and saw that
a CD changer, two DVD players
and the home's surround sound
system had been stolen. Police
were able to lift two partial fin-
gerprints from the home.
A woman living in the same
rlena area told Deputy Phil Duval
NNIGAN on March 26 that several items
were taken from her cabin off
Forest Road 268. A $75 ceiling
fan, as well as three flood lights
valued at $25 each,' two gallons
of paint worth $25 each and 10
sheets of dry wall were taken
suc- from the cabin.
Clif- Both cabins are located on
s, as Ocean Pond.
:s, as
qual- Stabbingvictim
istor-
mily, was misidentified
ture.
f in- An article in the March 29
iath, edition incorrectly identified the
victim in a stabbing incident that
g on took place in Macclenny. He was
)gra- listed as Kelvin Stoutamire, 28,
rests of Macclenny. In fact, the victim
and that night was a different Kelvin
Stoutamire. He is 38 and lives in
forcee McDonough, Georgia.
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Two student-actors portray drinking and driving victims as Sheriff Dobson, assisted by Deputy Tracie Benton, address BCHS
students. PHOTO BY KELLEY LANNIGAN,


Mock drunk driving accident proves

a'sobering experience on prom week


BY KELLEY LANNIGAN
Press Staff
Over the speakers, lyrics from
a Kenny Chesney song could be
heard as funeral home employ-
ees removed two bodies covered
in white sheets from the scene
of a car wreck and loaded them
into the back of a hearse:
It's not fair,
you died too young
Like a story just begun ...
Death tore the pages away ...
I wonder who
you'd be today
Many students in the crowd
looked on somberly. Some were
moved to tears.
For the past three years cam-
pus deputy Tracie Benton has
staged a mock DUI presentation
at Baker County High School.
The event took place March 29
during first period prior to prom
'Weekend.
..uch presentations are held
through the year at high schools
across the country and are
graphic and powerful vehicles
for impressing upon teenag-
ers the tragic consequences of
drinking and driving.
Ms. Benton, who has been
involved in organizations such
as Students Against Destruc-
tive Behavior, Buckle Up and
Don't Drink and Drive, became
involved in helping produce the
DUI program as a service to the
community. It is traditionally
held just prior to prom weekend.
"Young folks mistakenly be-
lieve they are invincible and
nothing bad can happen to them,
but that isn't reality," says Dep-
uty Benton. "Hopefully, some-
thing like this shocks them into
thinking 'Hey, all this drinking
and getting behind the wheel of
a car maybe isn't such a good
idea."'
A dress rehearsal is held the
evening before. Higginbotham
Towing of Glen St. Mary brings
several wrecked vehicles to the
athletic field behind the high
school where they are covered


with tarps. The next day, Sheriff
Joey Dobson narrates the dra-
matization as the student body
looks on.
Actors recreate a scenario
during which two teenagers de-
part dressed for the prom. The
young man's proud parents take
photographs for mementos and
wave goodbye to the couple from
the front porch.
The scene cuts to a late night
party with other students where
underage drinking is going on.
Afterwards the party-goers get
into their vehicles, having had
too much to drink and drive in
different directions across the
field.
Over the speaker the sound
effects of a huge crash are heard
and as tarps are pulled away,.the
crowd sees another set of ac-
tor "doubles" now lying strewn
about the crumpled and over-
turned wreckage. There is a
lot of blood. Some victims call
for help. Many will never move
again, like the entire family
"killed" in the head-on crash.
Rescue workers, sheriff's
deputies, city and county fire
departments as well as Florida
Highway Patrol respond to the
911 call. Some victims are pro-
nounced dead and the funeral
home removes the bodies. Those
who can be saved are taken away
to hospitals. If the situation had
been authentic, Trauma One or
Life Flight helicopters would
be on the scene. The survivors
without life-threatening injuries
are administered sobriety tests
and, if necessary, arrested.
The deputies visit the homes
of victims to deliver the sad
news about their loved ones.
"We're not doing this to scare
you unnecessarily," Sheriff
Dobson told the crowd of 1300
teenagers. "But we want you to
survive, to become our future
leaders, to enjoy all the good
things life has in store for you."
Ms. Benton reported that fol-
lowing past mock DUI events,
she has had requests from stu-


dents wanting the Sheriff's de-
partment to escort them to the
prom to make sure they get there
and back home safely. She also
confesses that she still gets a lit-
tle choked up when she hears the
Kenny Chesney song at the end
of the program.
Similar programs are staged
routinely throughout Florida.
Fire Inspector David Mogen of
the Miami Beach Fire Rescue
sums up the program's hoped-
for results:
"If experience is the best
teacher, then the goal is to sub-
stitute an actual experience with
a realistic educational experi-
ence that can be used as a refer-
ence for good judgment."

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for this weekend,
The Cherokee of Georgia
spring pow-wow will be held
April 5, 6 and 7, 2007 in St.
George.
There will be storytellers,
children's games, primitive
camp tools, ancient museum
relics, flute players and many
traders with arts & crafts, food,
dancing and much more.
There is limited space for
camping and limited RV electric
available.
No drugs, alcohol, firearms or
pets will be admitted. For more
information, contact the tribal
office at 912-843-2230 or 912-
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Charles Garber told police
on April 1 thathe hhad returned
home to find two chain saws, an
airgun, a lawn mower and sev-
eral miscellaneous tools miss-
ing from his residence. A friend
of Mr. Garber's, Robert Taylor,
reported he was missing a gar-
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house at the time. The latter
failed to initially report that be-
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had picked it up.
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police that he was robbed of ap-
proximately $1,000 in car parts
overnight March 31.
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speed transmission he kept un-
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to buy the transmission from
him earlier. Mr. Lamb refused to
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Bizarre brassiere, coke found on man


Relayfor Life held at the Baker Countyfairgrounds
Rex Hollo'wav and Sus Austill, both cancer survivors, show off their signature purple T-shirts during the Relay For Life
find raiser March 31. Chairman Geneva Rhoden presented the Courage Award to Nancy Parker who moved to Mac-
clenny two years ago and has survived numerous cancer episodes. The day-long Relay for Life events take place across the
country and help raise cancer awareness and funds for the American Cancer Society. Dr. Kyle Brown, who conducted the
prayer prior to the mid-day meal for participating cancer survivors said "We thank God for each day and each breath."
During the meal, members of the Southern Joy singing group sang an acapella medley of hymns and the 4-H Clover-
leaf Cloggers performed. Two new events this year were a breakfast which earned $280 and an indoor yard sale. Jessica
Hope Davis (left in photo below) donated 22 inches of her hair to the "Locks of Love" program that makes wigs for can-
cer patients. She is shown with local cosmetologist Carol Maley, a longtime ACS volunteer. Also, the Macclenny Women's
Club raffled off a purse to Eddie Moore of Macclenny, cooler and chair to Tamia Ellwood and Easter basket to Alan Tillis.
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worth $3,500 were stolen on
March 26 from a Maccenny man
who is re-modeling a downtown
building in east Macclenny.
Donald Burnsed told police
the units valued at $3500 were
to service two upstairs apart-
ments. Charlie Arnold of Palm
Coast, Fla., who was working
on the project, noticed the units
were missing when he. came .to
work that day. According to a
report by Deputy Curtis Ruise,


Fire awareness day

Saturday in Tylor
The Florida Division of For-
estry, the US Forest Service and
the Baker County Volunteer Fire
Department are hosting a Com-
munity Wildfire Awareness Day
for Taylor and surrounding areas
of the north county. Stop by the
booth this Saturday, April 7 at the
Taylor Store at the intersection of
CR 125 north and CR 250. The
fun begins at 10:00 am through
2:00 pm.
Families can meet their local
firefighters, obtain information
on safe yard debris burning and
learn how to protect their proper-
ty from wildfires. Hot dogs and
chips are free for everyone and
there are Smokey Bear give-at-
ways for the kids.
Fire season is here and fore-
casters predict continuing hot and
dry weather with increasing fire
danger and fire potential. Spring
usually sees an increased num-
ber of wildfires, and with the
current dry spell, this year will
be no exception. Now is the time
to prepare your home and your
family. Please join us for this fun
and educational event.


owners reported stolen
both an indoor and an outside but did not take anything from
unit were stolen. According to the store.
Mr. Burnsed, the only people A report filed by Deputy Jef-
on the property were employees frey Dawson states that a 12-
from John Spiller Air Company, inch hole was made toward the
which did the installation, top of the door and that a crow-
The building is located at the bar was found lying on the side-
southeast corner of US 90 and walk outside the store.
College Ave.
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County deputies made a
number of arrests after stopping
motorists for various violations
during the past week, including
a Jacksonville man who con-
fessed to having a crack cocaine
addiction and removed from
his person a woman's brassiere
with water balloons in the cups
when an officer approached his
vehicle.
Deputy Sgt. Michael Crews
said he stopped the 1991 Volvo
driven by James Bailey, 43, on
Interstate 10 near Glen St. Mary
about 3:45 am on March 29.
He had observed the vehicle
traveling about a mile in an
emergency lane, alternately ac-
celerating and slowing down.
Mr. Bailey appeared nervous
when questioned, and Sgt.
Crews said he removed a tank
top-and the bra in the officer's
presence.
Mr. Bailey told the deputy he
needed help for a cocaine habit
he claimed was costing him
$1000 weekly. He asked to be
arrested as a means of getting
treatment.
Sgt. Crews complied, charg-
ing Mr. Bailey with reckless
driving, possession of a rock
of crack cocaine, misdemeanor
marijuana possession, having
two crack pipes and driving on a
license that had been suspended
17 times.
An alert witness assisted dep-
uties the afternoon of March 31
in the arrest of Michael; Bailey,
34, of Macclenny for a double
hit and run accident on Lowder
St. near Heritage Park.
Lajoya Evans noted the li-
cense number of the 1987 Cadil-
lac driven by Mr. Bailey about
5:30 when it struck a parked
Acura belonging to Thomas
Hunter, which in turn then
struck a parked Isuzu belonging
to Kenneth Orender.
Ms. Evans said she followed
the Cadillac to Pop's Place tav-
ern in. east Macclenny, and she
and other witnesses identified
the driver from a photo in the
state's, motor vehicle records.
Deputy Bill Starling arrested
Mr. Bailey waterr at his home on
Deerwood 'Circle in east Mac-,
clenny. t .
He was booked on two counts
of leaving an accident scene and
reckless driving.
A Macclenny motorist who
was driving erratically and
yelled at several pedestrians
standing off the roadway about
midnight on April 1 was charged
with reckless driving.
Deputy Curtis Ruise said he
observed the 1995 GMC truck
driven by Doug Kilgo, 51,
swerving and changing speeds
often while heading east on'Lin-
da St. The officer said Mr. Kilgo
appeared frustrated when ques-


tioned, explaining he was tired
and attempting to get home.
A second deputy was sum-
moned to stop a speeding mo-
torcycle on I-10 the morning of
April 1 after the driver fled from
Sgt. Thomas Dyal near Glen St.
Mary.
The officer said he clocked the
1995 Kawasaki driven by Da-
vid Hurteau, 21, of Hollywood,
Fla. at 97 mph in the eastbound
lane near CR 125. The driver
stopped, then accelerated east at
a high rate of speed. Sgt. Dyal
radioed Deputy Bill Starling,
who blocked traffic near SR 121
at Macclenny and stopped the
cyclist.
Mr. Hurteau said he had
maintained that speed since
leaving the Valdosta area and
didn't want to be stopped. He
was charged with fleeing police
and speeding.
Mary Joyner, 20, of Mac-


clenny was charged with driving
on a license that had been twice
suspended and having a stolen,
expired license tag on her ve-
hicle.
Deputy Sgt. Phil Duval ques-
tioned Ms. Joyner when she
parked at a residence off US 90
in east Macclenny about 10:30
the evening of March 30. The
officer was at the address on a
disturbance call and also charged
the driver with larceny of the tag
that had been stolen in Bradford
County.
Deputy Erik Deloach said he
recognized Clifford Green, 23,
of Sanderson as the driver of a
vehicle on MLK Drive in Mac-
clenny the afternoon of March
29, and knew his license was
invalid.
He arrested Mr. Green for
driving on a license suspend-
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'Reflectionsofa successfulyard sale by B CMS band...
Angelina Hines and Haley Creamer, both of Glen St. Mary, check out their reflections in a two-sided make-up mirror March 31 at the
BobcatRegimentBandyardsale atBaker CountyMiddle School. The bandprogramaccepteddonations offurniture, books, toys, cloth-
ing and other items for several weeks prior to the sale. Home baked brownies, cookies and cake were also available. Band director Bill
McClendon servedstudentvolunteer workers a scrambledegg andsausage breakfastin the bandroompriorto the beginning ofthe 7:00
am sale. The $734 raisedfrom the sale goes towardpurchase ofnew instruments and storage cabinets for the school's band ensembles.
PHOTO BY KELLEY LANNIGAN


Kiwanis Club awards to 'Terrific Kids'


The Baker County Kiwanis
Club kicked off their first "Ter-
rific Kids" awards at Macclen-
ny and Westside Elementary
Schools and Keller Intermediate
March 12-21.
This program is designed to
provide an encouraging incen-
tive for children to start setting
goals for themselves at a young
age and make it a regular prac-
tice. It is important for children
to realize that if they set their
minds to something and work
hard, they can achieve anything
or be anything they choose.
This program encourages
children to display the moral/
behavioral characteristics of the
acronym:
Thoughtful, Enthusiastic, Re-
spectful', Responsible, Inclusive,
Friendly, Inquisitive, Capable
The next Terrific Kids awards
will be given in :May. Mac-
clenny Elementary will hold a
more formal assembly recogni-
tion ceremony. Parents/caregiv-
ers will be welcome to come to


support and celebrate with your
child.
Macclenny Elementary Ter-
rific Kids Michael Grotton,
Kiersyn McKinny, Elizabeth
Pinkston, Matthew Morgan,
Brittney Bell, Peyton How-
ell, Jeffrey LaPointe, Matthew
Johns, Myles Finn, Amber
Dash, Blake Dicks, Shea Rob-
inson, Grace Rayson, Nicolas
Langston, Kristine Finkle, Juli-
anne Beasley, Ashlynn Johnson,
Madison Fox, Alyssa Guidash,
S.L. Johns, Noah Nelson, Jes-
sica Norman, Roshell Collett,
Monica Crawford, Samantha
Rabon, Jadyn Yarborough, Wil-
nesha Johnson, Heather Case,
Brian West.
Westside Elementary Terrific
Kids Lourdes Garcis, Dalton
Dietz, Savannah Lauramore,
Carliya Jeffeson, Klint Griffis,
Noah Williams, Kelsey Myers,
Savannah Parish, Devon Cole,
Cheyenne Ball, Kylie Gab-
bard, Katelynn Muncy, Scotty
Davis, Landon Peterson, Rusty


Godwin, Brianne Williams, Bri-
anna Chandler, Jospeh Alford,
Marcus Burger, Bryce Donker,
Jacob Anderson, Olivia Bogar-
dus, Karly Richardson, Robert
Schmehi, Christopher Dugger,
Marcus Hall, Rose Thompson,
Melanie Sweat, Hannah Wilker-
son, Cameron Hans, Justis Paige,
Ashley McMahan, Shyanne
Shumate, Megan Lauramore,
Scarlett Browning, Thomas
Midyette, Summer Adams Hall,
Deandre Ruise, Taylor Harris.
Keller Intermediate Terrific
Kids Sarah St. John, Brandi
Harrison, Kelsey Berry, Deni-
sha Griffin, Alia Jones, Sarah
Strohmetz, Brazwell Barker,
Brandi Hinson, Paige Smola,
Katelyn Ginder, Brittany Hodg-
es, Makayla Jefferson, Emily
Givens, Mikala Schaeffer, Mat-
thew Chisholm, Keyonna Burch,
Jordan Kennedy, Amber Batten,
Jackie Anderson, Bakauri Wil-
liams, Harley Sullivan, Karlie
Payne, Kaleb Newmans, Kirsten
Gray, Maranda English.


'Footloose' last

performances
The BCHS drama department
will finish up its successful run of
the musical Footloose this week-
end with performances Thurs-
day, Friday and Saturday at 7:30
pm. The show was performed to
sell-out crowds last weekend.
Footloose is one of those mu-
sicals that define a decade, the
story of a city boy transplanted to
the plains of Utah. He discovers
that dancing is against the law in
his new home town and works to
change the law.
With great songs and dances
choreographed by Kim Keck,
the show is a feast of sight and
sound.
Tickets are $5 and on sale at
the door.

GED graduation
GED graduation will be held
Friday, April 6, 2007 at 7:30
pm at the Baker County Mid-
dle School Auditorium. Guest
speaker is Leigh Ann Hays,
Baker County 2006-07 Teacher
of the Year.
Graduates are asked to dress
in Sunday attire and to report
for practice at 6:30 pm. Compli-
ments of NEFCOM, the gradu-
ates will receive caps, tassels
and a photograph.
GED graduates from March
2006 through February 2007
and their families and friends
are invited to attend the cer-
emony. It is requested, but not
required, that graduates contact
the School Board office to par-
ticipate in the graduation cer-
emony. If you have questions,
please contact Tammy Moore at
259-0407.

Colbertgraduates

from EOD course
Army National Guard Pfc.
Brandon L. Colbert graduated
from Phase I of the Explosive
Ordnance Disposal (EOD)
course at Redstone Arsenal,
Huntsville, Ala.
Brandon is a 2006 graduate
of Baker County High'School
and the son of Robert and Dawn
Colbert of Nlaccleli).

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Drawing winners
The Macclenny Woman's
Club held a drawing at the Re-
lay for Life Saturday, March 31.
The winners of the drawing are
Eddie Moore, Tamia Ellwood
and Alan Tillis.


School Activities
APRIL 9:
BCHS: Titan twelve/Lion club ban-
quet 7:00 pm. Fastpitch (H) 6:00
pm. MES: Third grade field trip to
Suns game. PK/K: Kindergarten
Readiness 6:00 pm. Book fair, Me-
dia Center.
April 10:
BCHS: Baseball. @ Suwannee 6:00
pm. District tract @ Suwannee.
Fastpitch (H) senior night 6:00 pm.
WES: Last day of after school tu-
toring. PK/K: VPK/School Readi-
ness registration. Book fair, Media
Center.
APRIL 11:
BCHS: DCT Career Awareness, Jax.
KIS: School advisory council meet-
ing, 8:00 am. PK/K: VPK/School
Readiness registration. Book fair,
Media Center. Kindergarten gradu-
ation pictures.
APRIL 12:
BCHS: Spring band concert 7:00
pm, Aud. Tech Prep to LCCC. Fast-
pitch @ Lake City 6:00 pm. PK/K:
Book fair, Media Center. Kindergar-
ten graduation pictures, Kindergar-
ten play, BCMS, 6:30 pm.
APRIL 13:
District wide: Progress report.
BCHS: Baseball @ Sante Fe 6:00
pm. MES: Third grade field trip to
Sea World. PK/K: Book fair, Media
Center.
APRIL14:
BCHS: ACT test.


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WEDNESDAY: Cereal with
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FRIDAY: French toast sticks,
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rosy applesauce and milk.
TUESDAY: Pepperoni pizza
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mixed vegetables, tossed salad, fresh
fruit choice, gelatin w/whipped top-
ping and milk.
WEDNESDAY: Mexican burrito
or grilled turkey ham & cheese sand-
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creamy Cole slaw, chilled fresh fruit,
slice of homemade cake w/icing and
milk.
THURSDAY: Taco salad w/salsa
or chicken nuggets, golden corn, let-
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Kindergarten Readiness
To all incoming 2007-2008 kindergarteners and their.parents, there will
be 1 more hour long session with activities planned to help you and
your child make a smooth transition into kindergarten.
At the Baker County Pre-K/ K Center.
Please register for each session by calling
Velinda at 259-0405.

Monday, April 9.
'- I 6:00 pm



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Thanks for donations
On March 31, the Relay for
Life was held at the Baker Coun-
ty Fairgrounds in celebration of
life and to raise money for the
American Cancer Society. The
local chapter would like to thank
the following: food for the sur-
vivors' luncheon Mike Griffis,
Don Scallan, Woodys, Connie's
Kitchen; Sheriff's office for tea;
CVS for water; BCMS, FCA
/.. and Cathy Richardson for rais-
ing $1000; Youth Power and
Anne Lewis for decorating the
stage for the luncheon; Alexan-
der Family and Dave Woody for
sound equipment and emceeing
S the event.
Thanks for Baker County and
all the volunteers for joining the
fight against cancer.


Cancer support
The Baker County Cancer
Support Group will meet the eve-
ning of Thursday, April 5 in the
board room of the Baker County
Health Department on Lowder St.
in Macclenny.
The meeting begins at 7:00 and
is open to all cancer patients, fam-
ilies and caregivers. For more on
the group, and on obtaining other
information about the disease and
services available locally, call
Mag McGauley, 259-3476.


Mr. Budzeak & Ms. Johns
April wedding
Wade and Christy Johns
along with Robert and Peggy
Budzeak, all of Macclenny, are
pleased to announce the upcom-
ing April marriage of their chil-
dren, Meagan Rae Johns and
Darryl Robert Budzeak.


Bryson Darryl Horne
Bryson Home
born March 2nd
Quincy and April Horne are
happy to announce the birth of
their baby, Bryson Darryl Home.
Bryson was born on March 2,
2007 and weighed 6 pounds, 8
ounces.
Proud grandparents are Ricky
and Robin Moran of Macclenny
and Pam Horne and the late
Darryl Home of Taylor. Great-
grandparents are Joe and Bar-
bara Sharmon, Margaret Conner
and Jerry and Faye Moran, all of
Macclenny. Great-great grand-
mother is Lelia Prevatt.


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The arrival of Bryson Home a month ago was the catalystfor this photo of him and
four generations who preceded him, including his great-great grandmother Leila
Harvey Prevatt, 96, a resident of Wells Nursing Home in Macclenny. Also pictured
are his mother April Home, her father Ricky Moran and Bryson's great-grandmoth-
er Faye Moran, also of Macclenny. Photo courtesy of Faye Moran


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To wedApril 4th
John and Tina Morgan of Rai-
ford and Larry and Linda Dan-
iels of Macclenny are proud to
announce the marriage of their
children, Shannon Leigh Mor-
gan and Derek Wayne Daniels,
on April 14, 2007 at 5:00 pm.
The ceremony and reception
will be held at the Mathis House
in Glen St. Mary. All family and
friends are invited to share their
special day.
For directions, call 259-4543.


Taylorfamily is recognized 1as ak ica i lachievers
Kitty Blanks, middle, sits with her sons and daughters April 2 at the school board meeting held at Taylor Church. Allfour Blanks
children were recognized as academic achievers. "It's unusual for every child in one family to get academic recognition all at
the same time. That's really wonderful," said board member Paul Raulerson. When complimented by attendees on her children's
accomplishments Mrs. Blanks said "It's a lot of work, but worth it." The Blanks family resides in the community of Taylor. From
left: Taylor (Keller Intermediate), Matthew (Baker County Middle School), Mom Kitty, Timothy (Baker County High School) and
Tanner (Westside Elementary).
PHOTO BY KELLEY LANNIGAN


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Love Regina and Enid


James and KJ. smiling
in admiration of their son
Lane Fletcher Joiner
born March 7 at 1:08 pm
wt. 6lbs 9 oz at
Shands Hospital in
Jacksonville, FL.


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Milton Taylor .
Celebrates 80 years
Milton Taylor celebrated his
80th birthday on April 3. Mr.
Taylor was born in Taylor on
April 3, 1927.
His children are Rodney,
Ricky, and Ronnie, all of Tay-
lor and Robbie of Glen St. Mary
and the late Randy Taylor. He
has seven grandchildren and 2
great-grandchildren.


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We would like to thank all
our friends and family for all
the hard work they did on be-
half of our family. Each and
every plate prepared was done
with love and friendship. A big
thank you to all the people who
purchased a ticket for the dinner
and the raffle. May God be with
everyone of you. Baker county
is a wonderful place to live and
raise your family because we
are all one big family.
THANK YOU AGAIN,
ARTHUR & JUNE ALTMAN
ROBERT & ANDREA GRIFFIN
SHANNON & ASHLEY ALTMAN
& FAMILIES


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Ms. Benefield

funeral April 5
Lettie Mae Johns Benefield,
70, of Macclenny died Monday,
April 2, 2007 at her residence.
S:he was born on December
18, 1936 in Charlton County,
Ga. to the r
late Author
and Mol-
lie Crews
Johns. She
is a life long
resident of
Macclenny.
She was a
homemaker
and a faith-
ful mem- Ms. Benefield
ber of the
Macclenny Church of God. She
loved to sing, garden and fish.
Ms. Benefield loved spending
time with her family and was a
great cook. She is predeceased
by her husband of 54 years Wil-
liam R. Benefield Sr.; brother
Arthur James Johns and; sister
Reathea Mae Johns.
Survivors include children
Wanda Barton (John), Ann
Hite (Jerry), Delbert Benefield
(Alma) and William Benefield,
Jr. (Tina), all of Macclenny;
brother Auzzie Johns of Mac-
clenny; ten grandchildren and
six great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be
held Thursday, April .5 at 2:00
pm in the Macclenny Church
of God with pastors Shannon
Connor and Darrell Wilkerson
officiating. Interment will fol-
low at Macedonia Cemetery
in Macclenny. The family will
receive friends from 6:00-9:00
pm Wednesday April 4 at the
church. Arrangements are under
Sthe direction of V. Todd Ferreira
Funeral Services.'


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In Memory
of
Mitzi Bunn
6/21/59-9/22/06
For you, Mom, at Easter


You're a blessing to me.
Thank you for memories
I'll never forget,
The shining example offaith that
you've set,
Traditions passed down from one year
to another-
I've always been blessed having you
for my mother.
HAPPY EASTER
LOVE, YOUR BABY GIRL, CHARLEEN


Debra Lynn Hart

service heldApril 4
Debra Lynn Hart, 42, of Mac-
clenny died Sunday, April 1,
2007 at Macclenny Nursing and
Rehab. She was born on April
8, 1964 in Vidalia, Ga. She had
made Macclenny her home for
the past 30 years. She was a
Jehovah's Witness and member
of the Kingdom Hall of Glen St.
Mary. She loved the outdoors,
fishing, hunting for arrowheads
and shark teeth. She loved spoil-
ing her daughter Amber.
Survivors include her mother
Dorothy (Dotty) Hart of Mac-
clenny; father Leon "Buddy"
Hart (Cindy) of Interlachen;
daughter Amber Lynn Hart of
Macclenny; Amber's father
Kenny Ruble and grandparents
Kenneth and Barbara Ruble, all
of Lebanon, Missouri; brothers
Leon Hart (Beth) of Missouri,
Mike West of Jacksonville and
John Hart of Macclenny; sister
Lee Lawrence of Greenwood,
Fla.
The funeral service was held
Wednesday, April 4 with Doug
A. Behr officiating at the chapel
of Ferreira Funeral Services. In-
terment followed at Macedonia
Cemetery in Macclenny.


Leslie Miller, 28,

dies March 26th
Leslie Scott Miller, 28, of
Greenwood, Pa. died March 26,.
2007. He was born in Clearfield,
Pa.
Survivors include his mother
and step-
father, Su-
san (Lucas,
and Daniel
SGrabill of
Macclenn\:
sister Con-
nie Miracle
of Macclen-
ny; brother
Christopher
Miller of Al-
toona, Pa.; Mr. Miller
step-broth-
ers Daniel Grabill, Jr. of Tampa
and Troy Grabill of Jackson-
ville; daughter Taylor Martin of
SBaldwin; sons Seth A. Miller of
Altoona and Kenny Dalton De-
golyer of Macclenny.
A memorial service will be
held Saturday, April 7 at 2:00
pm at 9924 Allenne Road in
Jacksonville.


Frances Luke, 60,

service April 1st
Frances Linda Luke, 60, of
Macclenny died Sunday April
1, 2007 at St. Vincent's Medi-
cal Center. She was born Octo-
ber 27, 1946 in Jacksonville to
the late Nathan and Helen Cer-
cy Luke. She was a resident of
Baker County since 1980. Ms.
Luke was a homemaker and
loved painting, writing poems,
spending time at the beach and
with her family. She is prede-
ceased by her sisters Faye Col-
lett and Evelyn Moore; brother
Harmon Luke.
Survivors include daughters
Cindy Lynn Harris (Tony) of
Baldwin, Sandra Frances Wig-
gins (Larry) and Sherrie Tamela
Davis (Larry), both of Mac-
clenny; sister Charlene Snyder
(Charlie) of Orange Park; six
grandsons and two great-grand-
daughters.
The graveside service will be
held Thursday, April 5 at 11:00
am at Macedonia Cemetery in
Macclenny. The family will
receive friends from 6:00-8:00
pm on Wednesday, April 4 at the
funeral home. Arrangements are
under the direction of V. Todd
Ferreira Funeral Services.


Annual meeting
Glen Hill Primitive Baptist
Church will hold its annual
meeting on April 6, 7 and 8.
Guest speakers will be Elder
Michael Green and Shannon
Whip.


MACCLENNY
CHURCH OF CHRIST
573 S. 5th St. 259-6059
Sunday Bible Study 9:45 am
Fellowship 10:30 am-11:00am
Worship Services
& I 11:0 9am
.\\. J Bil- k r i.J,
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, Minister
S 'Sam F. Kitching


Pender Raulerson

dies March 28th
Pender Logan Raulerson,
15, of Taylor died Wednesday,
March 28, 2007 at Shands Jack-
sonville from injuries received
in a swim-
ming ac-
cident. He I. '
was born
in Jack-
sonville
and lived *d.
in the Tay-
lor com-
munity all
his life. He
was in the
10th grade -*l*-'~, '-
0th gae Mr. Raulerson
at Baker
County High School and attend-
ed the Baxter Church of God.
Survivors include his par-
ents Pender and Ida Raulerson
Sr. of Taylor; brother Gary C..
Raulerson (Natasha) of Panama
City; sisters Christy Manucy
(John), Ashley Raulerson and
her friend Ronnie Canady, and
Jessica. Raulerson, all of Tay-
lor; maternal grandmother Lot-
tie Wilkinson of Taylor; paternal
grandmother Irene Raulerson of
Taylor; three nieces and other
relatives.
The funeral service was con-
ducted Saturday, March 31 at
the Taylor Church with Rev.
Charles Anderson, pastor of the
Baxter Church of God, officiat-
ing. Interment followed at North
Prong Cemetery. Guerry Funeral
Home was in charge of arrange-
ments.

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First Baptist Church
of Sanderson
CR 229 S., Sanderson FL
Sunday School ....... 10:00 am
Sun. Morning Worship 11:00 am
Sun. Evening Worship .6:00 pm
Wed. Eve. Bible Study ..7:00 pm
AWANA Wed. Night.. 7:00 pm
Pastor Bob Christmas
www.firstbaptistchurchofsanderson.com


Jesus: The Way, The Truth and The Life
Sunday School 10:00 AM. Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 PM.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 AM. Wed. Eve. Worship 7:30 PM.
Pastor Rev. Shannon Conner
North 6th Street Macclenny 259-3500
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23-A to Lauramore Rd. & Fairgrounds Rd.
23-A to Lauramore Rd. & Fairgrounds Rd.


Sunday School
Sunday Morning Worship
Sunday Evening Services
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting


9:45 am
11:00 am
6:00 pm
7:00 pm


Pastor J. C. Lauramore Welcomes All


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SERVICE TIMES
Children's Church 9:30 am
Sunday School 9:30 am
Sunday Worship 10:30 am
Sunday Evening 6:00 pm
Wednesday Night 7:00 pm


Pastor Mitch Rhoden

28 W. Macclenny Ave.,
Located on Railroad Rd. in
Midtowne Center behind WJXR
259-1199 or 305-2131


NOW ENROLLING
Kindergarten-12th Grade
McKay Scholarships for
E.S.E. & I.E.P. Students
"Home of the Eagles"
Isaiah 40:31


Wanda Richardson,

aNEFSHretiree
Wanda LaRae Parker Rich-
ardson, 75, of Glen St. Mary
died Wednesday, March 28,
2007 at St. Vincent's Medical
Center. She was born in Jack-
sonville on November 14, 1931.
Ms. Richardson moved to Baker
County in 1975. She retired
from Northeast Florida State
Hospital. Wanda was a member
of Calvary Baptist Church and
enjoyed horseback riding, gar-
dening, crocheting. She loved
her church and her animals.
She was preceded in death by
her husband of 50 years 'James
Donald Richardson; father Dan-
iel Eston Parker and daughter
Holly Dea Richardson.
Survivors include her mother
Christine Ella Gwaltney of Glen
St. Mary; children Donna Rich-
ardson Weaver (Joseph) and
Marsha Richardson Malone,
both of Jacksonville; brother
Donald Parker of Orange Park;
sister Mary DeFalco of Jack-
sonville; grandchildren Donald
Howard III, Amy Hardee, Ma-
son Howard, and Stefani Malo-
ne; six great-grandchildren.
A graveside funeral service
was held Saturday, March 31
at Macedonia Cemetery with
Pastor Donnie E. Williams Sr.
officiating. Arrangements were
under the direction of V. Todd
Ferreira Funeral Services.


St. Peters Anglican Fellowship
Minnesota Ave. Macclenny, Fla.
259-6256
Sunday School 9:00 am
Sunday Service -10:00 am
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In Memory of
Dwight Leigh Green
"Whitey"
1941-2006
A friend
A mentor
A pathfinder
You are missed daily.


Sanderson
Congregational
Holiness Church
CR 127 N., Sanderson, FL
Sunday School 10:00 am
Morning Worship 11:00 am
Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm
Wed. Evening Prayer Serv. 7:30 pm
Pastor: Oral E. Lyons (

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Pastor Rev. Erne Terrell


Come and magnify the Lord and worship with us
Glen Friendship Tabernacle
Clinton Ave. Glen St. Mary
WJXR Radio Service Sunday.... 8:30
Morning Worship Service...... 10:30
Children's Church ............ 11:30
Evangelistic .................. 6:00
Bible Study (Wed.)..............7:30
Rev. Albert Starling Home: 259-3982 Church: 259-6521


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First Baptist Church
GLEN ST. MARY, FLORIDA
"A Beacon to Sunday School 9:45 AM
Baker County" Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 AM
Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 PM
.- OWednesday Prayer Meeting .7:00 PM
259-6977
Dr. Randy Williams, Senior Pastor
-B^- Perry Hays, Associate Pastor


Since 1965, Bill Guerry has been assisting families in
their most difficult time. Guerry Funeral Home is proud
to serve the people of Baker County.


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GUERRY
FUNERAL HOME

420 E. Macclenn\ Ave.
U.S. 90 East, \acclennv
904.259.2211


CHRISTIAN

FELLOWSHIP

TEMPLE
Senior Pastor Independent Pentecostal Church
David Thomast. & Ohio Ave. Macclenny
25T94940 Seventh St. & Ohio Ave., Macclenny.


10:00
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6:00
7:00
9:15


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


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


Youth Pastor
Gary Cnrmmey


www.christianfellowshiptemple.com


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Tommy Smith,

WW II veteran
Tommy Alexander Smith, 81,
of Glen St. Mary died Tuesday,
April 3,2007 at Memorial Medi-
cal Center. He was born May 16,
1925 in Granite Quarry, N.C. to
the late Floyd Freeman and Es-
telle Aycoth Smith. Mr. Smith
was a WW II United States
Army veteran and a Baptist. He
retired after 30 plus years as a
truck driver working at the Na-
val Air Station, Jacksonville. He
enjoyed working as a shade tree
mechanic on his off time. He is
predeceased by his wife of 43
years Lillian Carter Smith.
Survivors include his son Jes-
se D. Smith Sr. (Debra) of Glen
St. Mary; brothers Ralph Smith
of Kannapolis, N.C. and Har-
ry Smith of Level Plains, Al.;
grandchildren Jesse D. Smith,
Jr. and Tiffany R..Smith.
Graveside service will be
held Friday, April 6, 2007 at
Riverside Memorial Park in
Jacksonville at 11:00 am. Ar-
rangements are under the direc-
tion of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral
Services.
Francis Thrif, 70,

ofMoniac dies
Francis "Bit" Thrift, 70, died
on March 30, 2007. Mr. Thrift
was a Christian and a lifelong
resident of Moniac, Ga. He was
the son of the late Nathan and
Lula Thrift. He is preceded in
death by brothers Forrest Thrift,
Woodrow Thrift and Buford
Thrift Sr.
Survivors include son Kim
Thrift of Sanderson; daughter
Lorri Folsom (Brian) of Sander-
son; sister Daisybelle. Williams
(Melvin) of Moniac; grandchil-
dren Chad Thrift, Cayse Thrift,
Mathew Davis and Callie Shedd
(Greg); great-grandson Kayden
Shedd.
The funeral service was con-
ducted April 2, 2007 at the cha-
pel of Guerry Funeral Home
with Rev. Al Dorminy officiat-
ing. Interment followed in the
Sands-Thrift Cemetery.

Mr. Wellhausern

ofMaxville dies
Charles S. Wellhausen, 66, of
Maxville died on Sunday, April
1, 2007 at Consulate Health
Care Center, Orange Park. He
was born in Jacksonville on Jan-
uary 8, 1941 to the late Frank
Wellhausen and Letha Belle
Harris. He was a lifelong resi-
dent of Maxville and had a kind
and gentle spirit to all that knew
him. He is predeceased by his
sister Rosemary Wilbanks
Survivors include his son
Charles S. Wellhausen II (Ra-
chel) of Cincinnati, OH; daugh-
ters GeniaL. Wellhausen (Steve)
and Sheila A. Suggs (Marlin),
both of Maxville; brother Ash-
ley Wellhausen of Jacksonville;
grandchildren Logan Well-
hausen, Lauren Suggs, Joshua
Wellhausen, and Christopher
Wellhausen; nephews Danny
and Billy Wilbanks and many
friends.
The funeral Service was held
Wednesday, April 4 in the cha-
pel of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral
Home with Bro. Richard Fish
officiating. Interment followed
in Long Branch Cemetery, Max-
ville.


Mt. Zion N.C.
I Methodist Church
121 North t 259-4461
Mlacclenmn, FL
Pastor Tim Cheshire
Sunday Scio00l 9 415 am


7Thanksforprayers
The family of Pender Logan
Raulerson would like to thank
everyone for all of their gen-
erosity, support and especially
their prayers following Pend-
er's accident and for everything
after.
To the former and present
staff of BCCOA; Shands Hospi-
tal- especially Valerie in the Pe-
diatric Intensive Care Unit-she
was a Godsend to us; Brother
Charles Anderson and his fam-
ily he stayed with us at the
hospital, sometimes all night;
Phantom Fireworks, Baker
County High School especial-
ly Denise Mann, Doug Register
and the ROTC program.
We hope we haven't forgot-
ten anyone if so, please know
that it was not intentional. A
special thanks also to Guerry
Funeral Home.
There really are not words
to say how thankful we are for
the support, kindness and gen-
erosity we were shown during
Pender's accident and every-
thing thereafter. Once again,
thank you.
KEEP US IN YOUR PRAYERS,
THE RAULERSON FAMILY


McCra s program
McCray's Chapel in Olustee
will present the program Passion
Night on April 7 at 7:00 pm.
Come and be blessed by our
program and our speakers.



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LCCC auditions
Auditions for Cinderella,
the LCCC 2007 summer mu-
sical, will be held April 9-11
from 7:00-9:00 pm at the LCCC
Choral and Band Room, Build-
ing 003. All elementary, middle
school, high school and college
students, as well as adults of all
ages are encouraged to sign up
for auditions.
For more information, call
Owen Wingate, LCCC choral di-
rector at 386-754-4255.


I www.bakercountypress.com


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CHURCH
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David Terrell
Deliverance Revival
April 11
.7:30 pm
April 12 -14
10:30 am 1 7:30 pm daily
1-95 and the corner of Golfair, exit 355 next to Kings Flea Market.
Under the Big Gospel Tent



S...Bake Sale

.Glen Friendship Tabernacle


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.. 9:00 am


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CITIZENS OF MACCLENNY

Please take notice at the regular meeting of the City
Council on Tuesday,April 10, 2007 at 6:00 pm at
City Hall, 118 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny,
Florida, the City of Macclenny will consider the below
ordinance for first reading:

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF MACCLEN-
NY, FLORIDA REZONING APPROXIMATELY
94.86 ACRES NORTHWEST QUADRANT OF
THE CITY OF MACCLENNY (R.E. NO. 04-3S-
22-0000-0000-0294; 04-3S-22-0000-0000-0340;
04-3S-22-0000-0000-0250; 04-3S-22-0000-0000-
0030; 04-3S-22-0000-0000-0290; 04-3S-22-0000-
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MASTER PLAN FOR BAKER COMMONS; PRO-
VIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

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City Clerk.

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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday April 5, 2007 Page 12


It was an up and down week
for the Lady Wildcat softball
team. They defeated Baldwin in
a squeaker on Tuesday at home
and then fell to a tough Alachua
team on the road Thursday. The
Lady Cats continue to search for
consistency as the season wraps
up.
The girls got off to a good
start with their 9-7 home victory
over the Indians that saw Caitlin
Griffis crack two home runs. It
was a back and forth affair, with
the Lady Cats relying on a six-
run sixth inning to clinch the
win.
The Cats got off to a slim one-
run lead when Tiffany Smith
cracked a solo home run in the
first inning. It certainly was the
night of the long ball. The Wild-
cats got their second run in the
second inning with a towering
homer from'Griffis.'-
-But Baldt in- 'came clawing
back in the third inning, taking
the lead with a three-run third.
They added a single run in the
fourth inning to pad the lead.
Brittany Hansen tied the
score in the fourth, doubling and
stretching it to third base. A Kris-
ten Smith ground-out brought
her in to knot the score at 4-4.
But Baldwin looked as if it
snatched the win in the sixth in-
ning with a three runs. The way
the game had been going, the
three runs might have been the
distance. But at that point the


Wildcat bats woke up and ex-
ploded for six runs of their own.
Heather High singled and
Griffis brought her in with her
second home run of the game.
Hansen singled and advanced to
second on an error. A Bridgett
Williams single brought her
home.
Williams made second, then
Jessi Nunn walked and advanced
on an error. Tiffany Smith walked
and Ashley Holton single scored
Williams and Nunn. Heather
High loaded the bases when she
was hit by a pitch and a Griffis
walk scored Smith for the win.
Griffis' pair of home runs was
the highlight of the game. Han-
sen doubled and Smith had'a
home run. Hansen was 3-4 and
Williams 2-4. Griffis and Holton
were 2-3.
The Cats had trouble defen-
sively orn Thursday, giving up
nine hits as Alachua Santa Fe de-
feated Baker High for the second
time in as many weeks 1-3. The
Raiders went up to a two-run
lead with single runs in the first
and second innings.
The Wildcats' lone run came
in the third on a solo home run
by Ashley Holton. The Raiders
sealed the game with a run in the
fifth inning. Kristen Smith was
2-2 to lead BCHS.
The Cats will host West Nas-
sau on April 9 and Yulee on April
10 at 6 pm.


Merritt Island proves to be


too much in

The Wildcat varsity baseball
team knew the deck was stacked
against it when it took on Mer-
ritt Island on Friday of last week.
They were facing a very good
team a very long way from
home.
But that didn't dampen the en-
thusiasm of Coach John Staples'
team. As Staples said in the past,
"if you can't bring yourselves up
to play a terrific opponent then
you don't need to wear the red
and white uniform."
In the end, Meritt Island would
leave Baker County on the win-
ning end of a 5-2 score. But they
were impressive and scrappy.
Merritt Island started the game
at 15-2 and put their top hurler
on the mound. Staples countered
with the number-two man in his
rotation, Dustin Rowe. Neither
pitcher came away from the first
inning untouched.
Baker scored first with two
runs off the 6-0 Merritt Island
pitcher and looking very danger-
ous. But the Meritt Island was
not particularly hospitable, com-
ing back to score two runs of
their own in the first inning.
.With the score at 2-2, both
pitchers settled down and the
defense took over. Last week,
Coach Staples called his defense
one of the best in the state and
they looked that way for the next
seven innings. They didn't give
up a run to Merritt Island. But
they aren't 16-2 without a strong
defense of their own, and they


extra innings

kept the Wildcats scoreless into
extra innings.
The game went to the ninth in-
ning when Merritt Island finally
cracked open the tough nut that
was BCHS. They scored three
runs in the ninth to take the win.
Kirk High blasted a triple to
lead BCHS. Merritt Island an-
swered with a pair of doubles in
the win.
The Wildcat season record
stands at 13-6.


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Tinys (5 & under) 4:30 pm
Minis (8 & under) 5:30 pm
Tryouts April 13

Youth, Junior & Senior
April 23, 25,.27
April 23 5:30-7:30 pm
April 25 4:00 6:oo pm
April 27 4:00 6:oo pm
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Best teams went head to head...again


FAT LADY

ROBERT GERARD

Even in the world of sports,the
idea that two teams would face
off the same year for the national
championship in football and
basketball is, to say the least, an
almost impossible coincidence.
But it has happened and at this
writing on Sunday afternoon, the
outcome is still in doubt.
Three months after Ohio State
and Florida squared off for the
NCAA football title, they once
again are playing for all the mar-
bles-this time on the basketball
court: Monday night, the Buck-
eyes and the Gators will take the


court for the national title.
For the Gators it is the second
improbabe reunion. Saturday
night, the Gators met the UCLA
Bruins in the semi-finals. Last
year, the Gators beat the Bruins
handily in the finals to capture
the NCAA crown.
They beat the Bruins this time
by 10 points in a game that was
not nearly that close. The Ga-
tors almost immediately put the
Bruins into foul trouble, and the
Californians struggled all night
long to dig themselves out of the
hole they had dug.
The Gators didn't play partic-
ularly well. Taurean Green had a
hard time holding on to the drib-
ble. Time and again they threw
the ball away. But with their big
guns on the bench much of the
night, UCLA couldn't capitalize


on a less than effective Gator of-


fense.
Florida played as well as it
had to, and at tinies in the second
half, brilliantly. They will need
all that brilliance on Monday
against the Buckeyes.
Ohio State is bent on revenge
for the loss in football. But they
are even more bent on revenge
for a 26-point drubbing earlier
this season at the hands of UF.
Don't be mistaken, this Buckeye
team is much better than the one
that lost to Florida earlier in the
year.
They have a dominant center
in Greg Oden, but they are not a
one man team. If anyone can stay
with the Gators, it is Ohio State.
Or not. If Florida comes to
play and shakes off the case of
nerves they had against UCLA,
it could be a long night for the
red, white and silver. Florida has
all the guns. They can kill you on
the inside, they shoot the lights
out from the outside. They. can
bring in guys off the bench who
can do the same. They're just
good:
I.am-anxious to see this game.
The sports channels will be exer-
cising all the hype that they can,
but the game will be won or lost
on the court.
One thing's for sure, it will
decide the best team in the coun-
try.
Again.

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Theron Helms,
the holder of the following certificate; has filed said
certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property and the names in which
it.was assessed are as follows:
Certificate Number: 03-00200
Year of issuance: 2003
Description of property: 02-3S-20-0000-0000-
0680. Commence at the SE corner of Section 2,
Township 3 South, Range 20 East, and run South
89 deg. 38' West 548.68 feet to the West line of
State Road S-229 thence North 12 deg. 54 min
West along said Road 452 feet thence South 89
deg. 33' West 357.96 feet to Point of Beginning
and run thence South 5 deg. 22' East 210 feet
thence South 89 deg. 33' West 210 feet thence
North .5deg, 22'.We:l 21, l2e11 l iril,-,,: North 89,
deg. 33' East 210 I r i ,-, 'i 'il ,' I Begining.
Being a part of the SE4 of the SE/4 of Section 2,
TWP 3 South, Range 20 East.
Names in which assessed: Nathaniel Copeland
All of said property being in the County of
Baker, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate or certificates shall be
redeemed according to the law, the property de-
scribed herein will be sold to the highest bidder at
the front door of the Baker County courthouse, 339
E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida on May
17, 2007, at 11:00 am.
Dated this 13th day of March, 2007.
Al Fraser
Clerk of Court
Baker County, Florida
By Bonnie M. Palleshi
As Deputy Clerk
3/22-4/12

NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Frank Dodd,
the holder of the following, certificate, has filed
said certificate for.a tax deed to be issued thereon.
r The certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property and the names in which
it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate Number: 01-00081
Year of issuance: 2001
Description of property: 29-1S-20-0036-0401-
0120. Lot 12, Section "A", Block "D"; a part of
Yarborough Sportsman Park, as per recorded in
official Record Book 1, pages 680, 680-A, 681 and
681A, Official Records of Baker County, Florida.
Names in which assessed: David Franks
All of said property being in the County of
Baker, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate or certificates shall be
redeemed according to the law, the property de-
sdribed herein will be sold to the highest bidder at
the front door of the Baker County courthouse, 339
E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida on May
17, 2007, at 11:00 am.
Dated this 13th day of March 2007.


Al Fraser
Clerk of Court
Baker County, Florida
By Bonnie M. Palleshi
As Deputy Clerk


3/22-4/12


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Theron Helms,
the holder of the following certificate, has filed said
certificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and year of issuance, the
description of the property and the names in which
it was assessed are as follows:
Certificate Number: 03-00192
Year of issuance: 2003
Description of property: 02-3S-0000-0000-
0361. North /2 of the following described property:
Commencing at the intersection of the West line of
the Sanderson -West Taylor Road and the South
Line of the SV2 of SE1A of Section 2 in Township
3 South of Range 20 East and run South 88" 15"
West 2016 feet and then run North 3 45" East
950 feet for a place of beginning of the lot herein
conveyed; then run North 211 feet, then run East
207 feet, then run South 211 feet and then run
West 207 feet to place of beginning. Containing 1
acre more or less.
Names in which assessed: Laverna Dolison.
All of said property being in the County ot
Baker, State of Florida.
Unless such certificate or certificates shall be
redeemed according to the law, the property de-
scribed herein will be sold to the highest bidder at
the front door of the Baker County courthouse, 339
E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida on May
17, 2007, at 11:00 am.
Dated this 13th day of March, 2007.
Al Fraser
Clerk of Court
Baker County, Florida
By Bonnie M. Palleshi
As Deputy Clerk
3/22-4/12
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to
a Writ of.Execution issued in the Circuit Court of
Baker County, Florida on the 8th day of February,
2007, in the cause wherein Asset Acceptance LLC,
was plaintiff and Joseph C. Johnson, was defen-
dant, being Case No. 06-CA-60 in said Court.
I, Joey B. Dobson as Sheriff of Baker County,
Florida, have levied upon all the right, title, and in-
terest of the defendant Calvin C. Johnson, .in and to
the following described property, to wit:
2003 Chevrolet Avalanche, VIN #3GNEK-
13T53G133257 (Note: Anyone interested'
in viewing the vehicle being sold may do
so prior to the time of the sale at Glen's
Wrecker Service located at 10561 Miracle
Lane, Macclenny, Fl.)
I shall offer this property for sale, at the front
entrance of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E.
Macclenny Avenue in Macclenny, FL, County of
Baker, State of Florida, on April 24, 2007 at the
hour of 11:00 am, or as soon thereafter as pos-
sible. I will offer for sale all of defendant, Joseph
C. Johnson's right, title and interest in aforesaid
property, at public auction and will sell the same,
subject to taxes, all prior liens, encumbrances and
judgements, if any, to the highest and best bidder
for cash in hand. The proceeds to be applied as far
as may be to the payment of costs and the satis-
faction of the above described execution. (NOTE:
In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities
Act, person with disabilities needing special ac-
commodation to participate in this proceeding
should contact the Baker County Sheriff's Office at
904-259-0245 prior to the date of the sale.)
Joey B. Dobson ,Sheriff
Baker County, Florida
By: Pamela L. Davis
Civil Process Deputy
3/22-4/12
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT EIGHTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
to CASE NO.: 02-1995-CP-0047

IN RE: The Estate of:
Agnes McKinney Standley
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
(One PR)
The administration of the estate of Agnes
McKinney Standley, deceased, File Number 02-
1995-CP-0047, is pending in the Probate Court,
Baker County, Florida, the address of which is: 339
East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063'
The names and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal representative's
attorney are set forth below.
All interested persons are notified that:
All persons on whom this notice is served,
who have objections that challenge the validity of
the will, the qualifications of the personal repre-
sentative, venue, or jurisdiction of this court, are
required to file their objections with this court,
within the later of three months after the date of
the first publication of this notice or thirty days
after the date of service of a copy of this notice
on them.
All creditors of the decedent, and other per-
sons having claims or demands against the de-
cedent's estate, on whom a copy of this notice
is served, within three months after the date of
the first publication of this notice, must file their
claims with this court, within the later of three
months after the date of the first publication of this
notice or thirty days after the date of service of a
copy of this notice on them.
All other creditors of the decedent; and per-
sons having claims or demands against decedent's
estate, must file their claims with this court within '
three months after.the date of the first publication,
of this notice.
All claims and objections not so filed will be "
forever barred.
The date of the first publication of this notice
is March 29, 2007.
Lillian.Pitts
Personal Representative
Frank E. Maloney, Jr., Esquire
Attorney for Personal Representative
445 East Macclenny Avenue
Macclenny, FL 32063
(904) 259-3155
Florida Bar No.: 142990


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT EIGHTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA to to
CASE NO.: 02-1995-CP-0028

IN RE: The Estate of:
JULIUS L. STANDLEY,

NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
(One PR)
The administration of the estate of Julius L.
Standley, deceased, File Number 02-1995-Cp-
0028, is pending in the Probate Court, Baker
County, Florida, the address of which is: 339 East
Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063
The names and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal representative's
attorney are set forth below.
All interested persons are notified that:
All persons on whom this notice is served,
who have objections that challenge the validity of
the will, the qualifications of the personal repre-
sentative, venue, or jurisdiction of this court, are
required to file their objections with this court,
within the later of three months after the date of
the first publication of this notice or thirty days
after the date of service of a copy of this notice
on them.
All creditors of the decedent, and other per-
sons having claims or demands against the de-
cedent's estate, on whom a copy of this notice
is served, within three months after the date of
the first publication of this notice, must file their
claims with this court, within the later of three
months after the date of the first publication of this
notice or thirty days after the date of service of a
copy of this notice on them.
All other creditors of the decedent, and per-
sons having claims or demands against decedent's
estate, must file their claims with this court within
three months after the date of the first publication
on this notice.
All claims and objections not so filed will be
forever barred.'
The date of the first publication of this notice
is March 29, 2007.
Lillian Pitts
Personal Representative
Frank E. Maloney, Jr., Esquire
Attorney for Personal Representative
445 East Macclenny Avenue
Macclenny, FL 32063
(904) 259-3155
Florida Bar No.: 142990

3/29-4/5

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 02-2005-CA-0169
Thomas R. Rhoden and
Tina M. Rhoden, his wife,
Plaintiffs,
vs.
Mickie Lynn Albino and
Joseph Medeiros Albino, her husband,
And Philip J..Lefebvre,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to a
Amended Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in
the above styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Bak-
er County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in
Baker County, Florida, described as follows:
Lot 5, Block II, TIMBERLAND ESTATES, as
recorded in Plat Book 3, pages 3 & 4 of the public
records of Baker County, Florida. ,
Parcel ID# 28-1S-21-0143-0002-0050.
at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for
cash, at the front door of the Baker County Court-
house, Macclenny, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on Tues-
day, April 17, 2007.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court
on this 20th day of March, 2007.

T.A. "AL" FRASER
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By: Bonnie M. Palleshi
Deputy Clerk
Frank E. Maloney, Jr., P.A.
Attorney for Plaintiff
445 East Macclenny Avenue
Macclenny, FL 32063 .

3/29-4/4

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
PROBATE DIVISION
FILE NO.: 02-2007-CP-022
IN RE: ESTATE OF
HARRY S. DUTTON,
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of Harry S.
Dutton, deceased, whose date of death was Febru-
ary 23, 2007, is pending in the Circuit Court for
Baker County, Florida, Probate Division, the ad-
dress of which is 339 East Macclenny Avenue, Mac-
clenny, Florida 32063. The names and addresses
of the personal representative and the personal
representative's attorney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against decedent's
estate on whom a copy of this notice is required
to be served must file their claims with this court
within the later of three months after the time of
the first publication of this notice or thirty days
after the date of service of a copy of this notice
on them.
All other creditors of the decedent and persons
having claims or demands against the decedent's
estate must file their claims with this court within
three months after the date of the first publication
'of this notice.
All claims not filed within the time periods set
forth in Section 733.702 of the Florida Probate
Code will be forever barred. .
Notwithstanding the time periods set forth
above, any claim filed two (2) years or more after
the decedent's date of death is barred.
The date of the first publication of this notice
is March 29, 2007.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Laura Ann Fouraker-Gardner
Attorney for. Harry S. Dutton, II
Florida Bar No.: 0069973
Brannon, Brown, Haley & Bullock, P.A.
P.O. Box 1029
Lake City, Florida 32056
Telephone: 386-752-3213
Personal Representative:
Harry S. Dutton II
5277 Hawk Trail
Sanderson, Florida 32087
3/29-4/5

BAKER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS
REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS
LANDSCAPE AND LAWN SERVICES
Baker County will be accepting proposals for lawn


service for various sites in Macclenny.
Specifics and pertinent information must be picked
up at the County Commissioners Office at 55 North
Third Street, Macclenny, FL 32063.
Deadline for proposals will be 4:00 pm, April 11,
2007.
All proposals must be sealed and labeled as "Pro-
posals for Lawn Service".

3/29-4/5


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
Notice is hereby given that the Board of Commis-
sioners of Baker County, Florida will conduct a
public hearing and adoption of the proposed Ordi-
nance whose title herein after appears, to be heard
Monday, April 16, 2007 commencing at 6:00 pm at
55 North Third Street, Macclenny, Florida. A copy
of the proposed Ordinance may be inspected by
any members of the public at the office of the Clerk
of the Circuit Court in the Baker County Court-
house in Macclenny, Florida. On the date above
mentioned, all interested parties may appear and
be heard with respect to this proposed Ordinance.
ORDINANCE 007-09
An ordinance of the Board of County Com-
missioners of Baker County, Florida, amend-
ing ordinance Section 8.03.02 of the Baker
County Land Development Regulations; es-
tablishing that, in circumstances where devel-
opers are required to pave an existing county
maintained road, the width requirements for
said road improvements may be waived if the
existing road is not wide enough to meet said
width requirements, provided that the county
approves an engineering plan prepared by the
developer for said road improvements and
provided that all other applicable requirements
for road improvements are met; providing for
conflict with other ordinances; providing for
severability; providing an immediate effec-
tive date.
4/5c
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
The Baker County District School Board will
hold the following public hearing on Monday, April
23, 2007, in the Baxter Volunteer Fire Station #60
located at 27310 CR 127, Baxter, Florida, begin-
ning at 6:30 pm.
Approval of: Revised School Board policies.
The public, is invited and encouraged to attend.
The documents will be available for preview at the
Baker County School Board office located at 392
South Boulevard East, Macclenny, Florida begin-
ning March 21, 2007.
3/22-4/19
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION
CASE NO.: 02-2006-CA-0141

DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL
TRUST COMPANY, as Trustee
For First Franklin Mortgage
Loan Trust 2006-FF1, Mortgage
Pass-Through Certificates,
Series 2006-FF1
Plaintiff,
Vs

SAMUEL BAKER, III, et al.,
Defendants
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 29, 2007,
and entered in Case No. 02-2006-CA-0141, of
the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in
and for Baker County, Florida wherein Deutsche
Bank National Trust Company, as Truestee for First
Franklin Mortgage Loan Trust 2006-FF1, Mort-
gage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2006-FF1
is Plaintiff and Samuel Baker, III, et al are Defen-
dants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash in the Courthouse, in Macclenny, Baker
County, Florida, 11:00am o'clock on the 3rd day of
May, 2007, the following described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:
See legal description attached hereto
and marked Exhibit A a/k/a 11497 Con-
federate Lane, Glen St. Mary, Florida
32040.
Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from
the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of
the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within
60 days after the sale.
DATED this 29th day of March, 2007.
AI Fraser
As Clerk, Circuit Court
By: Bonnie Palleschi
As Deputy Clerk
FABER & GITLITZ, P.A.
9830 S.W. 77th Avenue, 2nd Floor
Miami, Florida 33156
Telephone: (305) 662-4110
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 02-2007-CA-0043

PATRICIA L. FISH, as Trustee of the
BENJAMIN E FISH REVOCABLE
LIVING TRUST, and PATRICIA L. FISH,
as Trustee of the PATRICIA L. FISH
REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST,
Plaintiffs,
vs.
DAVID B. MELTON, not known to be
dead or alive, et al.
Defendants.
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: DAVID B. MELTON
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Verified Mortgage
Foreclosure Complaint on the following property in '
Baker County, Florida:
Parcel ID# 20-1S-21-0000-0000-01.30'
Parcel "C"
Commence at the NE corner of Section 20,
Township 1 South, Range 21 East, Baker County,
Florida and run thence S 8934'00" W., along the
North line of Section 20, a distance of 1235.10
feet; thence S 01"02'06" W., 787.81 feet to the
South right-of-way line of Bluff Creek Road (a
60 foot public right-of-way as presently estab-
lished); thence continue S 0102'06" W., 423.14
feet; thence N 89"31'48" E., 242.81 feet to the
Point of Beginning; thence S 32"13'50" E., 322.47
feet; thence N 89"34'16" E., 180.52 feet to the
West right-of-way line of Timberlane Drive (a 60
foot public right-of-way as presently Established);
Thence N 0101'35" E., along said West line,
375.13 feet; thence S 89"31'48" W., 350.18 feet;
thence S 0507'45" W., 101.18 feet to the Point of
Beginning. Containing 2.51 acres, more or less.
Parcel "D"
Commence at the NE corner of Section 20,
Township 1 South, Range 21 East, Baker County,
Florida and run thence S 89"34'00" W., along the
North line of said Section 20, a distance of 1235.10
feet; thence S 0102'06" W, 787.81 feet to the
South right-of-way line of Bluff Creek Road (a 60
foot public right-of-way as presently established);
thence'continue S 01 02'.06" W, 432.14 feet to the
Point of Beginning; thence S 0102'06" W., 304.31
feet to a concrete monument; thence N 89"32'22"
E., 600:27 feet to the concrete monument on the
West right-of-way line of Timberlane Drive (a 60
foot public right-of-way as presently established);
thence N 0101'35" E., along said West line, 30.01
feet; thence S 8934'16" W., 180.52 feet; thence N
32"13'50" W., 322.47 feet; thence S 89"31'48" W.,
242.81 feet to the Point of Beginning. Containing
2.50 acres, more of less.


has been filed against you and you are required
to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any,
to it on FRANK E. MALONEY, JR., P.A., Attorney,.
whose address is 445 East Macclenny Avenue,
Macclenny, Florida 32063; (904) 259-3155, within
thirty (30) days after the first publication of the no-
tice and on or before the 30th day of April, 2007,
and to filethe original with the Clerk of this Court
either before service on FRANK E. MALONEY, JR.,
P.A., attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise
a default will be entered against you for the relieve
demanded in the Complaint or Petition.
WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on
this 28th day of March, 2007.

T.A. "AL" FRASER
CLERK OF COURT
By: Jamie Crews
Deputy Clerk
Frank E. Maloney, Jr., Esquire
Attorney for Personal Representative
445 East Macclenny Avenue
Macclenny, FL 32063
(904) 259-3155
Florida Bar No.: 142990
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Set of golf cart tires & chrome rims,
22x11x8, excellent condition, $275.
Can be seen at First Coast Carts. 904-
237-7703. 4/5p
1997 Quantum fish/ski boat, new tires
& bearings, excellent condition, $5800.
Call 259-5296 after 6:00 pm for more
details. 3/29-4/5p
1986 Ford 1310 tractor with 5 ft. Woods
mower deck, 1 owner, garage kept, ex-
cellent condition, $5500; 38" zero turn
Country Clipper, $2400. Call C. Davis at
653-1280. 4/5p
Visit The Franklin Mercantile, we have
an amazing array of antiques, collect-
ibles and home accessories in a crarni-
ing, iisto'ric Iardmar3: Call 259-6040.
3/1tfc
Bass Tracker Pro 16, 25 HP Mercury
tilt & trim Motor Guide electric motor,
Tracker Startrailer, .Humminbird depth
finder, $5000. 259-2335. 4/5p
Good used appliances. 90 day money
back guarantee. 266-4717.7/13-3/29p
Butterfly dining table with 6 chairs,
very ornate, fluted legs, rare; half round
foyer console. All pieces are mahogany
wood. Southern Charm. 259-4140..
2/3tfc
3X24 ft., 29 gauge, metal roofing; 2x6,
44 ft., load bearing, trusses. 334-6695.
4/5-26c
Scotts riding lawn mower, nice, 20 HP,
50" cut, $500. 904-571-0913. 4/5p
Treasures & More, formerly known as
Thrift Shoppe, 9886 S. Glen Ave., Glen
St. Mary. Now specializing in used fur-
niture, TVs and appliances. Come see
our new store, you will be amazed!
904-259-5773. 3/29c
King pillowtop, new with warranty,
$289, can deliver. 904-391-0015.
11/2tfc
Wicker outdoor patio set, 2 chairs,
loie seat. & table, $100 OBO; solid
wood headboard, $50. 259-3535. 4/5c
Mahogany secretary, beautiful piece,
excellent condition. Southern Charm
259-4140. 12/9tfc
1996 16' Stumpknocker with 40 HP
Mariner, $2500. 904-813-5742. 4/5p
Bed, beautiful temp-pedic memory
foam mattress & boxsprings, new in
plastic, with warranty, retail $950, must
sell $379, can deliver. 904-858-9350.
11-/2tfc
Luxury queen pillowtop, in plastic,
$199. 904-398-5200. 11/2tfc
Treasures & More, formerly known as
the Thrift Shoppe, 9886 S. Glen Ave.,
Glen St. Mary. We specialize in sales
and service of Chinese made ATVs and
dirt bikes. Single and tandem axles
available upon request. We also carry.
a full line of parts. Order yours today!-
904-259-5773. 4/5c


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Solid wood cherry sleigh bed with mat-
tress & boxsprings, retail $950, sac-
rifice for $395, can deliver. 904-858-
9350. 11/2tfc
Ladies wedding ring, must sell due to
recent divorce, $1650 OBO; cocktail
ring, $500 OBO. Call 904-497-8121.
Serious inquires only. 4/5p
Artists! Oils, acrylics, water colors,
canvases, drawing pads and much
more! The Office Mart, 110 S. Fifth
Street, 259-3737. tfc
Antique breakfront buffet, breakfront
china cabinet, buffet, all mahogany, can
be seen at Southern Charm. 259-4140.
12/9tfc
Mill direct cypress mulch, red mulch,
pine bark. Cheapest around. Delivery-
available. 259-2900. 4/5-12c





1996 Ford Taurus, 137k miles, $3395.
Call 259-4362 after 5:00 pm. 4/5p
Nice Ford van with handicap lift, low
miles on engine, $3900. 904-571-
0913; 4/5p.

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Treasures & More, formerly known as
Thrift Shoppe; now offers auto detain-
ing. Appointments & walk-ins welcome.
904-259-5773. 4/5c
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
S7.



Chihuahua puppies, 1 female left,
$150, cash only. 904-674-9729.
4/5-12p
Golden Retriever puppies, mother/
AKC, father/CKC, $300. 912-843-8115.
4/5p
Purebred Chihuahuas, 2 males, small,
mom & pop present, $200. 259-8188.
4/5p
Dogs: all types from puppies to adults.
Animal Control, $50 boarding fees will
apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc





Notice to readers:
The newspaper often publishes classified
advertising .on subjects like work-at-home,
Weight loss products, health products.
While the newspaper uses reasonable dis-
cretion in deciding on publication of such
ads, it takes no responsibility as to the
truthfulness of claims. Respondents should
use caution and common sense before
sending any money or making other com-
mitments based on statements and/or
promises; demand specifics in writing. You
can also call the Federal Trade Commission
at 1-877-FTC-HELP to find out how to spot
fraudulent solicitations. Remember: if it
sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
- The Baker County Press
Building products industry seeks an
ambitious, energetic, mechanically
inclined person for Sawmill Supervisor
trainee position. Prefer 2 year degree.
We are an EECC, drug free workplace.
We offer 401k, health/dental/life insur-
ance, paid holidays and vacation. Apply
at Gilman Building Products, CR 218,
Maxville, FL. or fax resume to 904-289-
7736. 3/22-4/19c
Experienced painters needed. Must
have tools, benefits after 90 days. 259-
5877. 12/30tfc
A Touch of Grass Lawn Service needs
experienced full time lawn maintenance
worker with valid Florida drivers license.
259-7335. 3/23tfc


YARD SALE
CRAGEiL Saturday, April 7, Midtowne Day Flea Market.
go No fee required, bring your own set-up. Call
YAR SALE Kathleen at The Ivy Cottage at 994-5595 or stop
,. I .-.by The Ivey Cottage Wednesday-Friday 10:00
TAGaLE am-3:00 pm.
Open daily 9:00 am-3:00 pm, 121 N. about 5
miles on left. Lots of nice things. Produce.
SC-4I- u _iii. aunn omn-2unn u Inci a Piniu


auction house,
Multi-family.


y adirF only, 8:00 am-3:00 pm. Inside Big Barn
US 90 & Stasi Road, west of Glen. Look for signs.


Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-noon, Old Nursery Plantation. 7818 N.
Court. off Red Top. 2003 Ford cargo van, small appliances, furniture,
babyltoddler items, clothes, queen cedar luton. TV/DVD, satellite re-
ceiver, patio stones. TV remotes, knick-knacks, linens, shower mas-
sager, much more. Multi-family.
Saturday 8:00 am-?, 121 N. To 23C to Durland Road. Duncan Phyfe
table chairs, antique buffet, tables, sofa w/coordinating drapery fab-
ric, household/decorating items, washer/dryer, light fixtures, etc., 16
ft. Bass boat, 48 HP Evinrude w/trolling motor. Everything must go.
Moving sale.


Florida 9'

Crown

Realty l

i 799 S. 6th St., Ma
New home on Jonathan St. Nice frame home with vinyl siding. 3 BR, 2 BA,
master suite with tray ceiling. Master bath has 2 lavatories, tub and shower.
Central heat and air. On the market for $159,900
New Listing 4 BR, 2 BA 1440 SF doublewide on one city lot. Fresh paint
and new carpet. Nice wood deck. Fenced yard. Located near US 90 and 1-10
in Glen St. Mary $109,000
Reduced- Ten high and dry acres zoned for horses. Located 3 miles west of
Glen St. Mary off of US 90. Good road frontage. Modular, manufactured and
conventional homes welcome Reduced to $100,000
Nice older MH completely renovated & new additions. 3 BR, 1z BA, FlP
screen & open porch, abv. ground pool, privacy fence. Large storage build-
ings..88 acre corner lot. Reasonably priced at $89,900 Owner will consider
financing with 20% down.
Fixer upper for l I t--/" 1296 SF 3 BR, 2 BA MH on
2.73 acres. Shed with '1 I ng area. Near Ocean Pond in
Olustee. Needs a little wor.y
New Listing Pool & large workshop (large enough for 3 cars, boats, etc.)
with second floor loft that can be used as a teenager's retreat. Brick 3 BR, 2.5
BA, fireplace, screened porch, garage & 2 carports. Nice wooded 2 acre lot on
Bob Burnsed Rd. near Odis Yarborough Rd. Reasonably priced at $265,000.
New Listing 2 BMl064 SF brick home with 1 car
garage. Located in MWIFRO,, oI ,124,900.
New vinyl siding ar garage and porch. Master
suite with walk-in c m lavatories, tub and shower.
Central heat and air, MTnfrrM9r,90
New Listing 4.88 acres joining Baker County's St. Mary's Shoals park
on two sides. 4 year old 3 BR, 2 BA brick home, 1938 SF with fireplace, two
porches and two car garage. Very nice home in good area on paved CR 125
north of Glen. Horses are allowed. Must see. $359,900


Northeast Florida State Hospital and
Baker County are in contract agree-
ment to recruit and select qualified
applicants, for the following posi-
tion: Senior Clerk (Medical Records,
Oakridge Village). Selected applicants
will be hired as county employees, eli-
gible for county benefits. The physical
location of employment will be on site
at Northeast Florida State Hospital.
Salary will be determined based upon
applicable position, experience and
education. Applications and position
information (class specification and
position descriptions) are available to
pick up at.NEFSH, Human Resources,
Administration Building, Room 10,
7487 S. SR 121, Macclenny, FL 32073,
telephone 904-259-6211 ext: 1175 and
fax 904-259-7104. The position will
post in accordance with Baker County
posting requirements for a period of
14 days. Posting will begin on Monday,
March 26, 2007 and will close on
.Monday, April 9, 2007. A faxed resume.
can be accepted. A county application
and the position information mailed
upon receipt of confirmed fax. Note:
Applications cannot be considered after
the closing date of April 9, 2007.
3/29-4/5c
Cleaning/maintenance person, must
be able to operate floor machine, part-
time 20-25 hours per week, immediate
opening, minimum wage. Macclenny
Moose Lodge 259-2700 or 259-6305
between 9:00 am-1:00 pm. 4/5-12c
New hiring stylist for busy salon.
Benefits available. Call Laura at 386-
336-2013. 3/29-4/5p
Full-time Receptionist/Administrative
Assistant position available for a punc-
tual, motivated individual. Mail or deliv-
er applications or resumes to 250 North
Lowder St., Macclenny, Fl 32063.
3/15tfc
Pest control/lawn technician needed,
opportunity to learn a trade with great
career potential for hard worker, $10/
.hour to train. Medical, dental, retire-
ment, life, $26k plus. Must have a valid
Florida driver's:.liicese'.904-726-9332
... ..... ..-4/5p,
Three dump truck drivers needed with
asphalt experience, $13/hour to start.
904-334-8739. 3/15-4/5p
A Touch of Grass Lawn Service needs
experienced full time lawn maintenance
worker with valid Florida drivers license.
259-7335. 3/23tfc


Jim Smith, Real Estate Broker
Sales Associates
Josie Davis Mark Lancaster
Juanice Padgett Andrew P. Smith
Teresa Yarborough Shannon Jackson

icclenny ** 259-6555
New Listing 3 BR, 2 a ^. Totally remodeled with
personality New hardy pl IEof and lots of ceramic tile.
Located 1 mile south of I-muro IL. 7T Mouu.
OWNER FINANCING- Investment opportunity! Restaurant building.
and land across street from courthouse. The building is currently rented to
a barbecue restaurant. This is a prime location (300 East Macclenny Avenue
(US Hwy 90). Near hospital, doctor offices, city/county offices and down-
town business district. Plenty of parking on .6 acre with 129 front feet on US
Hwy 90 and approximately 205' on Third St. Sale includes building, land
and equipment listed on original rental agreement.
Acreage 2.57 acres in good location on Southern States Nursery Road.
Zoned for homes or mobile homes. Several nice homes in the area. land is
partially cleared and has well, septic tank and electric hookups. Owner's
are presently living in a SW MH on the property, but this MH can be moved
off after new home is built or a new MH is installed. Must see to appreciate.
$92,500.
New Listing Near high & elementary school in Glen. 1400+ SF manu-
factured home on 100x130 lot. 2000 model 3 BR/2 BA with central heat and
air. Nice starter home in convenient location. $120,000
Newly Listed Estate 36.54 acres with /4 mile frontage on river. Estate
sized home is 3200 SF heated & cooled. 4 BR, 22 BA, fireplace, formal
dining room, breakfast nook, game room, office and many other amenities.
T'o story good quality brick construction. Screened porch, patio/cook area,
screened hot tub. 55x60 concrete barn and 30x60 hay barn. Fenced and
cross fenced. Home is at the top of hill with panoramic views. The nicest
property in Baker County. Shown to qualified buyers by appointment only
This estate can be yours for $1.5 million,
Horse/Cattle Ranch 87,95 acres of beautiful pasture. Fenced and cross
fenced. Panoramic view. Build your dream home on this exceptionally nice
acreage. Shown to qualified buyers by appointment only Own this ranch
land for $1.3 million.


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Saturday 8:00 am-noon, 464 Ivey
chair, video games.

Local home care agency looking for
full time/part time Physical Therapist
and Occupational Therapist. Contact
Linda at 259-3111. 5/25tfc
Scheduler needed for large secu-
rity company on the Westside of
Jacksonville. Monday-Friday, $25,000
per year to start. Must have computer
experience. Apply in person at Giddens
Security, 528 S. Edgewood Ave.,
Jacksonville. 4/5-12c
Drivers & 0/Os CDL-A: Top pay, excel-
lent home time and benefits. Must have
2 years recent car hauling experience.
Centurion Auto Transport 800-889-
8139. -3/15-4/5p


YARD SALE
Saturday 8:00 12:00.
county Rd. 123'" ;' '
od Smokey' ) :
Four new tires,
motorcycle, table saw,
clothes, small house items
& more.


Street. Clothes, toys, computer


Immediate openings for the follow-
ing positions: track hoe, loader, dozer
operator, tailman, hillman, pipelayers,
laborers, experience required. Apply in
person at Earthworks, 11932 N State
Road 121, Macclenny. 3/1tfc
Pier 6 Seafood now accepting applica-
tions for all positions. 259-6123.
3/22-4/26c
Old Dominion Freight Lines, Inc. is
hiring 0/0 for container division, clean
MVR, Hazmat, 100% fuel to truck,
home weekends. Call Mary at 1-800-
433-6195. 4/5 c





Notice to Readers ,,m
Allpealestate advagqisirg\ipdthi1eweppaper
is subject to the Fair Housing Act which
makes it illegal to advertise "any preference,
limitation or discrimination based on race,
color, religion, sex, handicap, familiar status
or national origin, or an intention, to make
any such preference; limitation or discrimi-
nation." Familial status includes children
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legal custodians, pregnant women and peo-
ple securing custody of children under 18.
This newspaper will not knowingly accept
any advertising for real estate which is in
violation 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 impaired is
1-800-927-9275.
5 acres near Dollywood, big barn,
beautiful view, $75,000. 904-334-8904.
3/15-4/5p
1.02 acre near St. Marys River with
public boat ramp access, $8000. Call
904-813-3091. 3/1tfc
Brick charmer! 3 BR, 2 BA brick home
on corner lot in city of Macclenny. Too
many extras to list. Appraised $148,000,
asking $145,000. Call 904-314-3890 to
see! 4/5-12p
Your plans or mine! 1.28 acre lot with
existing well, septic and electric at 8797
Dupree Road, $60,000. 813-3091.3/ltfc
FSBO. 3 BR, 2 BA home in Macclenny,
many upgrades. Must see to appreciate,
$165,000 OBO. 904-370-0418 or 904-
964-5017. 3/29-4/19p
New 1579 SF, 3 BR, 2 BA on 1.5 acres
in Baker County on St. Marys River,
$130,000. 259-8028. 3/15-4/5c
10 acres, entrance of West Glen Estates
off Hwy 90, 3 acres cleared, restricted to
homes, $128,000..259-3878. 3/15tfc
1-3 acres, high & dry, fish pond, homes
or mobile homes, set-up included,
owner financing or cash discount. 912-
843-8118. 2/22tfc
1 acre lot +/-. 4630 North Forty Circle,
$49,500. 904-262-6752. 3/15-4/5p
FSBO. Copper Creek Hills, Unit III, 2
large lot $65,000 each, 1 lot @ $55,000.
Please telephone 904-813-1580.1/25tfc
1/2 acre 'on 121 South, zoned mobile
or conventional home, $49,500. 838-
0035. 3/8tfc
%/ acre lot, houses only, corner of
Westside and Madison in Glen St. Mary,
$45,900. 219-0480. 3/1tfc
17.78 acres in 2 parcels, 1 mile north
of Sanderson on CR 229. Will divide,
$200,000 for all. Owner financing avail-
able. 3/15tfc


FSBO. 1-10 acre land packages, s
wides, doublewides or homes, to
country. 653-1656 leave message

Macclenny. Land-home package
1579 SF, 3 BR, 2 BA on 1.5 acre
St. Mary's River, $135,000. 904
8028. 4/5-


FSBO. 3 BR, 2 BA home on 2 acres near
school, zoned for 2 homes. 904-653-
1656 leave message. 4/5c
3 BR, 1 BA just over 2 acres, fenced,
columns & crown moldings, $150,000
will negotiate. Call 904-226-6377 ask
for Darryl. 4/5p





Country charm in Sanderson, 1 mile
from 1-10, 3 BR, 2 BA, all new, $750/
month plus security deposit and lease.
904-465-3841. 3/29-4/5p
4 BR, 2V2 BA in Macclenny, double car
garage, formal dining and living room,
screen porch, $1600/month plus depos-
it. 772-643-1475 or 772-567-4894.
3/29-4/5p
2 BR, 2 BA in country, porches &
swings, 1st, last and deposit. 904-653-
1656 leave message. 4/5c
3 BR, 2 BA, CH/A, $800/month, $300
deposit, no pets, Macclenny city limits.
Please call 904-259-4148 after 5:30
pm. 4/5p
3 BR, 1 BA home on .5 acre in Macclenny.
All electric appliances, $1700 security
deposit, $850/month. Please call 259-
3343 weekdays between 9:00 am-5:00
pm. 3/22tfc
2 BR, 1 BA, air, $700/month includes
lights & water, $300 deposit. 259-4168.
4/5p
City limits. 2 BR, 2 BA, no pets, $500/
deposit, $700/month. Call 219-8089 or
259-6710. 4/5p
Mobile homes, 2 and 3 BR, A/C, no
pets, $500-$550 plus deposit. 904-860-
4604. 3/17tfc
3 BR, 2 BA mobile home, no pets, gar-
bage pickup, sewer, water & lawn main-
tenance provided, $600/month, $600
deposit. 912-843-8118. 2/15tfc


single-
-.... 9


3 BR, 2 BA mobile home, carpet &
vinyl flooring, living room, kitchen, din-
ing room on .50 acre lot in Sanderson.
All electric appliances, $1600 secu-
rity deposit, $800/month. Please call
between the hours of 9:00 am-5:00 pm,
weekdays 259-3343. 2/22tfc
Storage. Contractors, travel trailers,
boats, equipment, etc. Long term, low
cost 500 per square feet, up to 60,000
square feet. Call me to discuss your
current or future needs. Macclenny/St.
George area. 904-563-7325. 4/5-26p





Smokey Mountain cabin with front
stream, near Cherokee, NC, Gatlinburg,
TN, Dollywood and Pigeon Forge, $325/
week. 386-752-0013. 2/1-4/19p
2 BR, 2 BA ground floor condo, St.
Augustine, poolside, incredible ocean
view, $1000/week. 505-0083, www.
freewebs.com\johnsbeachcondo.
2/22-4/29




1980 Guerdon 14x70, 2 BR, 1 BA, A/C,
heat, $7500..Call Larry at 259-1.100.
4/5-5/3c
1996 Homes of Merit doublewide,
28x70, 3 BR, 2 BA, large kitchen, newly
remodeled, must be moved. 275-2925
or 910-2193: 3/1-3/29p
Must see! New 2006 Fleetwood, 28x44,
2 BR, 2 BA. Was $47,900, now $40,900.
Call Larry at 259-1100. 3/15-4/5c
Reduced! New "2007" 2100 SF, 5 BR, 2
BA, $52,900. Call Larry 904-259-1100.
4/5-26c
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ADJUNCT INSTRUCTORS FOR
SUMMER 2007
S Biology (Day)
College level Math (Day)
Summer A term 5/16/07 6/27/07
Must- have master's degree.,with .
minimum 18 graduate hours in field. ...
Contact Paula Cifuentes
(386) 754-4260 or
cifuentesp@lakecitycc.edu
Registered Nursing Program
(4 positions)
Acute Care Clinical instructors. 80
hours over four weeks in May. BSN,
FL RN license and 2 years recent acute/
skilled care experience. MSN preferred,
Lake City & Gainesville sites.
Nutrition Instructor
Summer B term 7/2/07 8/13/07.
Master's degree with 18 hours in
nutrition or related field. RN's may
apply. Monday thru Thursday 10:00-
11:50,and 1:30-3:20
Health Career Core Instructor
Summer A term 5/16/07 6/27/07.
AS degree in health field and CPR
certification; instructor certification
preferred. Monday thru Thursday 8:30-
11:45
Practical Nursing Program
Clinical Instructor three days per week
5/15/07 7/26/07. RN with FL RN
license and 2 years recent experience
in acute or long term care. BSN and
teaching experience preferred.
Contact Robbie Carson
(386) 754-4303 or
carsonr@lakecitycc.edu
College application and transcripts
required. Application available on
the web at: www.lakecitycc.edu
LCCC is accredited by the Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools
VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education &
Employment


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Macclenny Nursing and Rehab is now hiring
LPNs and C.N.A.s
Full Time and Part Time
We offer paid time off/ sick days, 401k, health/ dental and a free life insurance
policy for full time ,taff
New PRN rates: RN $24/ houi;LPN $20! hour, CNA.$1,/ hour
John Simmons MSW, NHA, our new Administrator is looking for
caring and compassionate people to lovingly care for our residents.
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A MUST SEE! MLS#353752 Beautiful newer
home (2005) on .31 acres. Inside is immaculate.
4BR/2BA, over 2000 sq ft. Move in ready! $238,987
HUNTER'S PARADISE! MLS#353074 Nice
3BR/2BA doublewide on 5 acres. Split bedroom
arrangement; master suite w/garden tub. Fully
equipped kit 12 X 9 detached shed $135,000
2006 BRICK- MLS#353767 Colonial 4BR/3BA
home w/approximately 2900 sq ft heated 4300
sq ft total w/add detached 30 X 40,3-car gar on
approximately 2 acres, $495,000
OLD NURSERY PLANTATION MLS#357359
2.5 acre parcels, high level lot, close to front
of subdivision, zoned for horses. Your dream!
$108,000
3-CITY LOTS MLS#353112 Well maintained
brick home on 3 city lots, 2,700 sq ft, 4BR/2BA,
pecan trees, detached gar & wood floors, $394,000
ALL BRICK MLS#350781 3BR/1BA on LARGE city
lot, newer roof, fresh paint inside, central heat/ac,
fenced back yard & workshop, $160,000
' 53 PICTURE PERFECT! MLS#307155 Fenced,
cross fences, 2 ponds, elec. Well, septic system &
phone lines. $30,000 Buyer Incentive, $660,000
VACANT LAND MLS#329000 40 acres of land
for development South of Sanderson. A great
Investment property, $600,000
WELL MAINTAINED MLS#344923 Open
floor plan 3BR/2BA in nice area of MacClenny
approximately 1.5 acres w/over 1800 sq ft in good
location, $249,999
COUNTRY LIVING MLS#317891 28 plus acres of
vacant land high and dry in Macclenny. Survey on
file, can be split min of 7.5 acres, $630,000
IMMACULATE 2005 MLS#3331013BR/2BA
home on .31 acres, open floor plan, big back yard,
screened porch, & privacy fenced; $215,000


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Tennis teams

going to district
The BCHS tennis team fin-
ished off its regular season with
a home win over West Nassau
on Tuesday. The boys won 4-2,
while the girls won 4-3, losing
no matches but giving up a trio
of forfeits. On Monday, the boys
drew with Columbia 5-5 in Lake
City and the girls beat the Tigers
3-1.
Micah Cranford fell 3-8 in
number one singles. Dylan Ge-
rard won 8-3. Lew Boyette won
8-2 and Bobby Cornn won 8-3.
Boyette and Gerard lost 7-9 in
number one doubles. Spencer
Norman-Gerard and Jason Rob-
erts won 8-2.
Shae Raulerson won 8-4, Alex
Gotay won 8-2 and Bethany Bel-
leville won 8-5. Raulerson and
Gotay won 8-2 in doubles.
Cranford lost 4-8 to CHS and
Boyette fell 1-8. Matt Davis lost
0-8 but Dylan Gerard came away
with an 8-0 win. Spencer Nor-
man-Gerard won 8-4.
Raulerson lost 4-7 to CHS.
Gotay won 7-4, Belleville won
7-3 and the doubles team of
Raulerson and Gotay won 8-2.
The team will travel to Bolles
on April 16 and 17 for the district
tournament.


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Tuesday- Friday
11:00 am 4:00 pm
On-site at SR 121 and I-10

Hiring cashiers and cooks

Full-timc and part-time


Tractor Work/Garden Prep.


We can help you get ready
for your spring garden,
clear away old brush, level
and repair existing
driveways or install
culverts. We offer other
services as well,
call for more information.


Covenant Underground
Utilities, Inc.

We are licensed & insured.
Owner & Operator: Randy Swindell
Cell (386) 623-3130


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S N South, Jacksonville

904.772.9800
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BAKER COUNTY- MLS#333770 3 acres of vacant land on
paved rd, mobile home or build to suite in Sanderson, creek
in rear of property, $60,000
ABSOLUTELY BREATHTAKING MLS#325474 Gorgeous
2646 sq ft Colonial home on 10 acres, 3BR/2.5BA w/add
bonus rm, playground for children & more! $399,999 ,
1 ACRE IS ALL YOU NEED MLS#354909 3BR/2BA mobile
home built in 1994, second mobile home currently has
renters & pays $125 per wk, built in 1990, fenced yard,
$150,000
GREAT OPPORTUNITY- MLS#359232 Brand new home on
1.1 acres, beautiful all brick w/spacious floor plan, Brazilian
wood floors, brick columns & more! $292,800


IMPRESSIVE MLS#347887 4BR/2BA home on gorgeous,
0.78 acre lake lot spectacular master suite & bath
overlooking lake, 3-car gar, $249,900
2 YEAR OLD 2-STORY MLS#358832 4BR/2BA, nice come
yard, recessed lighting, wired surround sound, 2-car gar,
screened patio & so much more! $209,500
MOVE TO ADAM'S LAKE MLS#359599 5BR/3BA, 3391 sc
ft beautiful home set back in Preserve, 9 ft ceilings, 8 ft on
2nd floor, ext gar, cvrd patio and more! $330,000
COMMERCIAL FOR SALE MLS#360641 13-14acre parce
has railroad access, LARGE parcel cleared and ready to
build, existing 2400 sq ft metal building w/2 bays & more!
$3,200,000


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BAKER COUNTY- MLS#312559 7.5 acres
private shady land, partially cleared w/paved mad
frontage. Alreadysplit in two parcels, $131,100
BRICK-MACCLENNY- MLS#346143 Brick
4BR/2BA on .27 acre w/privacy fence, 3 yr roof,
storage building, & large backyard. Immaculate!
$159,900
GREAT INVESTMENT OR FIRST HOME MLS#
354909 One acre lot has two mobile homes.
Fenced yard call for more details! $150,000
ROOM TO ROAM!- MLS#3542140n this 4.8
acres, 2500 sq ft cedar home w/ln-law suite. A
Must See! $339,900
ANOTHER-BEAUTY! MLS#359232 Full brick
3BR/2BA new construction, split plan, LARGE
family room, LARGE master bath that sits on 1.1
acre. Great area! $292,800
GORGEOUS ALL BRICK MLS#359585 4BR/3BA,
huge kit & formal dining room, 3000 sq ft home
that backs up to a Preserve, $295,000
INVESTMENT MLS#360088, $75,000;
MLS#360062, $50,000; MLS#360031, $50,000;
MLS#360050, $50,000 4 mobile homes on i acre
lots in Sanderson, maybe purchased separately
according to MLS or on a whole, currently rented &
separately well & septic
A GREAT GET-A-WAY MLS#358159 Need a
haven for you and your family? This is it! A second '
r home or your primary. Must see appreciate,
$175,000
COUNTRY LIVING MLS#329232 four acres in
Bryceville w/doublewide home, concrete block
S work shop, Home Sold As-Is! $168,500
ALL BRICK 3BR/2BA on corner lot, hardwood
floors/carpet, and nice wood deck overlooking
fenced back yard, $185,300
ACREAGE MLS#341513 3.5 acres located just
35 miles from Jacksonville, mobile home allowed,
$49,900


Reunion draws nearly 300 people
Heritage Park Village was the site of the 2007 Baker County Historic School Reunion
held March 31. The reunion was organizedfor students and teachers of Baker Coun-
ty schools from the 1930s through 1972. Attendees toured village exhibits, sampled
"depression steak" bacon from the smokehouse and met long time Taylor resident and
teacher Dr. Jean Dowling who autographed copies of her book "IfThese Walls Could
Talk." Gentleman Josie and many others.entertained with music and Mary Good-
win, wife of recently deceased Watson Goodwin, gave an account of her husband's
passion and involvement with country music. An overview of the county's schools
'and outstanding graduates "Lessons Through the Years" was also available to' at-
tendees. The event concluded in the evening with dinner served on the park grounds.
Above: Pat Dinkins Dean, Susan Boutwell, Mertie Crews Hoover and Carolyn Tyn-
dall shout with joy at seeing each other.


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LJ UAKE CITY

Director, Employ Florida Banner
Center of Logistics & Distribution
Grant Funded Position
Direct all functions of the Banner Center;
maintain rapport with industry; fundraising;
develop industry training and education
programs; maintain industry advisory
committee; planning and supervision.
Bachelor degree with five years experience
in teaching or management of workforce
programs. Master's degree preferred.
Salary: $45,000 annually plus benefits
Deadline for applications:
April 25,2007
Director, Nursing Programs
Responsible for development and
maintenance of an environment conducive
to the teachinglearning process. Establishes
clinical sites and acts as liaison with
Board of Nursing. Supervises all Nursing
programs develops budgets and schedules..
Bachelor's degree in Nursing and Master's
or Doctorate in Nursing.
Salary: Based on degree & experience
Deadline for applications:
Open until filled
College application and copies of
transcripts required. Position details
and application available on the web
at: www.iakecitycc.edu
Inquiries:
Human Resource Development
Lake City Community College
149 SE College Place
Lake City, FL 32025
Phone: (386) 754-4314
Fax: (386) 754-4594
.E-mail: boettcherg@lakecitycc.edu
LCCC is accredited by the Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools
VP/ADA/EA/EO Collegein Education
& Employment












NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING ON FIRST

READING OF ORDINANCES RELATING TO

ANNEXATION OF CERTAIN LANDS

CONTIGUOUS TO THE CITY OF MACCLENNY

The City Commission of the City of Macclenny shall consider first reading of the
following ordinances providing for acceptance of voluntary requests of property owners
to annex land into the corporate limits of the city of Macclenny:
ORDINANCE OWNER PARCEL I.D. NO. ACRES
07-04 Ann Knabb Johnson 04-3S-22-0000-0000-0450 9.97
07-04 Ann Knabb Johnson 04-3S-22-0000-0000-0451 2.03
07-05 William & Kathy Yarborough 04-3S-22-0000-0000-0462 3.05
07-05 William & Kathy Yarborough 04-3S-22-0000-0000-0453 1.61
07-06 William & Kathleen Svagdis 04-3S-22-0000-0000-0462 3.02
07-07 GF Florida Lands, LLC 04-3S-22-0000-0000-0570 10.90
07-07 GF Florida Lands, LLC 04-3S-22-0000-0000-0019 1.91
07-08 David T. Yarborough 04-3S-22-0000-0000-0025 2.89
07-09' Minnie Lee Yarbrough 04-3S-22-0000-0000-0291 1.04
07-10 Thomas & Tina Rhoden 04-3S-22-0000-0000-0292 1.80
07-15 Joe & Evelyn Barber 04-3S-22-0000-0000-0310 7.83
07-16 Gary & Kathleen Barber 04-3S-22-0000-0000-0260 1.57

A public hearing on the first reading of the proposed ordinances will be held on Tues-
day, April 10, 2007 in the City Commission Chambers at City Hall, 118 East Macclen-
ny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida. The City Commission meeting will begin at 6:00 pm
and the public hearing will be held shortly after the meeting is called to order. Interested
persons may appear at the hearing and be heard regarding the adoption of the proposed
amendment.


Complete legal descriptions of the subject properties and the proposed ordinances are
available for review at the City Manager's Office, City Hall, on Monday through Friday
during regular business hours. Should any person decide to appeal any decision made
as a result of this hearing, such person will need a record of the proceedings and may
need to ensure that a verbatim record of these proceedings is made. In accordance with
the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing accommodation or an interpreter
to participate in this proceeding should contact the City Manager at (904) 259-0971 at
least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing.


THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday April 5, 2007 Page 15

NOTICE OF A PUBLIC HEARING ON FIRST

READING OF ORDINANCES RELATING TO

ANNEXATION OF CERTAIN LANDS

CONTIGUOUS TO THE CITY-OF MACCLENNY

AND COMPANION LARGE-SCALE FUTURE

LAND USE MAP AMENDMENT

The City Commission of the City of Macclenny shall consider first reading of the
following ordinances providing for acceptance of voluntary requests of property own-
ers to annex land into the corporate limits of the city of Macclenny and amending their
future land use designation from Agriculture Zone B/ Interstate Development Node to
Commercial Medium Intensity:


ORDINANCE
07-11'
07-11
07-11
07-11
07-11
07-12
07-13
07-14


OWNER
Joe & Evelyn Barber
Joe & Evelyn Barber
Joe & Evelyn Barber
Joe & Evelyn Barber
Joe & Evelyn Barber
Michael E. Spence
Vance & Donna Starling
SBrita & Floyd Hobbs


PARCEL I.D. NO.
04-3S-22-0000-0000-0290
04-3S-22-0000-0000-0250
04-3S-22-0000-0000-0030
04-3S-22-0000-0000-0294
04-3S-22-0000-0000-0340
04-3S-22-0000-0000-0021
04-3S-22-0000-0000-0022
04-3S-22-0000-0000-0020


ACRES
13.34
20.00
13.64
11.09
12.92
10.90
1.00
11.49


A public hearing on the first reading of the proposed ordinances will be held on Tues-
day, April 10, 2007 in the City Commission Chambers at City Hall, 118 East Macclen-
ny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida. The City Commission meeting will begin at 6:00 pm
and the public hearing will be held shortly after the meeting is called to order. Interested
persons may appear at the hearing and be heard regarding the adoption of the proposed
amendment.


Complete legal descriptions of the subject properties and the proposed ordinances are
available for review at the City Manager's Office, City Hall, on Monday through Friday
during regular business hours. Should any person decide to appeal any decision made
as a result of this hearing, such person will need a record of the proceedings and may
need to ensure that a verbatim record of these proceedings is made. In accordance with
the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing accommodation or an interpreter
to participate in this proceeding should contact the City Manager at (904) 259-0971 at
least 48 hours prior-to the time of the hearing.


WOODS TREE
SERVICE
Tree removal Light hauling
Stump removal
We, haul or buy junk cars and trucks
We sell horses
Licensed Insured
Free estimates
24 hour service
Call Danny
1-904-222-5054
Jesus is the Only Way
11/16/06-11/16/07
KC EARTHMOVERS
Road construction
Clearing Excavation
Aggregate
Equipment Hauling
Culvert pipe
Driveway installation
904-275-4960
10/26tfc
MACGLEN
BUILDERS, INC.
Design/ Build
Your plans or our plans
Bentley Rhoden -
904-259-2255
CBC060014 3/14tfc
JIMMY MARTIN WELL
DRILLING & PUMP
SERVICE
2" wells
welldriller@bellsouth.com
838-3517
266-4956


FILL DIRT
Culverts installed
259-2536
Tim Johnson


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FILL DIRT SLAG SANDS TRUCKING PEACOCK PAINTING, INC. JAMES' MOBILE
57 stone 89 stone Fill dirt ~ Millings ~ Slag Professional painting HOME SERVICE
Retaining ponds fish ponds Concrete washout Pressure washing Move & set-up
Derek Crawford Land clearing ~ Fish ponds Interior exterior Mobile home pads & upgrades
Trucking & Land Clearing Road built Residential commercial Honest & dependable
904-318-5187 Houses/buildings demo- Fully insured Locally owned 259-3763 or 509-7550
904-318-4119 Inground pools demo 25 years experience Licensed & Insured
4/5-26p 904-445-8836 days 259-5877 2/22-4/
RONNIE SAPP 904-653-2493 evenings 7/28tfc DRYWALL WORK


WELL DRILLING &
SEPTIC TANKS
Well drilling
Water softners & iron filters
New septic systems
Drain field repairs
259-6934
We're your water experts
Celebrating our 31st year
in business.
Credit dards gladly accepted
Fully licensed & insured
Florida & Georgia


KONNIE'S KLEAR POOLS
We build in-ground pools
We sell and install
DOUGHBOY above-ground pools
Service Renovations Cleaning
Repairs* Chemicals Parts
698-E West Macclenny Ave.
(next to Raynor's Pharmacy)
Spring & summer hours
Monday Friday
10:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am 5:00 pm
259-5222


3/1-5/24p (CPC 053903)
LARRY WESTFALL
CORPORATION
Roofing, Free estimates
259-8700


CCC046197


GOD'S BUSINESS
After-hours computer repay
Networking, training,
graphic design and writing
Call Cheryl
904-885-1237


9/16tfc
GATEWAY PEST
CONTROL, INC.
259-3808
All types of pest control
Call Eston, Shannon, Bryan
Bill or Philip
Beverly Monds, Owner
11/15tfc
RHODEN DRYWALL
"Specializing in Custom Homes"
Repairs, remodels
Knockdown ceilings & walls
904-838-2389
dA/5-5in


HIGGINBOTHAM BROS.
Heating* Air Electrical service
Licensed and Insured
259-0893
Lic. #ET11000707
Lic. #RA13067193,
tfc Lic. #RA13067194 4/21tfc


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ALLBRIGHT CONTRACTING
Bulldozer & backhoe work
Licensed & Insured
259-0792
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Residential ~ Commercial
air Reasonable prices
Licensed ~ Insured Bonded
g Call today!
259-5407
408-9305 cell


4/5-19p
ANGEL AQUA, INC.
Water softeners Iron filters
City or well systems
Chlorine Removal
Sales Rentals Service Repairs
Salt delivery
Total water softeners supplies
797 S. 6th Street, Macclenny
259-6672
7/15tfc
C.F. WHITE SEPTIC
TANK SERVICES
New systems & repairs
Field dirt Top soil
Bulldozer & backhoe work
Culverts installed
275-2474
509-0930 cell
12/7tfc
A & R ROOFING, INC.
New roofs Roof repairs
Roof replacement
Free estimates
259-7892
9/9tfc


12p


Hanging, finishing, sanding
Have sanding machine, scaffolds,
stilts & tools
Call Kenneth
626-2904
3/29-4/5p
WADE'S TRACTOR WORKS,
INC.
Grading Mowing Culverts
Specializing in driveways
Slag or milling
259-3691
838-6500
2/1-7/26p
THE OFFICE MART
Oils, acrylics, watercolors,
canvases, drawing pads
& much more!
110 South Fifth Street
259-3737
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A & R TRUSS
Engineered trusses for your new
Home Barn Shed Etc.
Free estimates
259-3300
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ANNOUNCEMENTS
& INVITATIONS
See our catalogs at
The Office Mart
110 South 5th Street, Macclenny
259-3737


APPLIANCE DOCTOR
Air conditioners Heat pumps
Major appliances *
24 hour, 7 day emergency service!
Call Vince Farnesi,
Owner-Operator
259-2124
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BUG OUT SERVICE
Since 1963
Residential and Commercial
Pest control
Lawn and Shrub care
Termite protection
Damage repair guarantees
Free estimates Call today!
Sentricon Colony
Elimination System
259-8759
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SMR IMPROVEMENTS,
INC.
Commercial & residential
Design/build
Yours plans or our plans
George Bryan Rhoden
259-9250
904-813-3091
259-5640 fax


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ROGER RAULERSON
WELL DRILLING
2" and 4" wells
Water & iron conditions installed
Call Roger or Roger Dale
259-7531
Licensed & Insured
Family owned & operated
4/3tfc


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