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78th Year, Vol. 24 Thursday, October 11, 2007 Maclenny, Florida 50O


will cause

traffic and

water woes
Press staff
The state of Florida isn't
thrilled with the plans for the
Baker Commons commercial
center across from Wal-Mart
on SR-228. And it wants the
developer and the city of Mac-
clenny to re-do its projections.
The Florida Department of
Community Affairs recently
rejected the city's proposed
amendments to its comprehen-
sive plan. In developments of
this size, cities and counties
are obligated to make zoning
changes, and the DCA gets a
veto. In a letter dated October
3, the DCA said its objections
to the Baker Commons com-
mercial development centered
largely on traffic and water-
The city is confident it can
answer any water questions
once it receives state permis-
sion to expand its capacity.
Traffic analysis, however, is
handled by the developer,
Florida LLC, and the DCA is
not convinced Baker Com-
mons will be able to fit in to the
area's traffic situation.
"The City has also not used a
professional\ accepted meth-
odology in determining the'
number of pass-by trips that
would occur on the impacted
roadways," DCA's letter said.
"The analysis submitted by the
City identified a link on State
Road 228 between Interstate
and the Project Entrance that
will fail by the year 2017"'
The Planned Unit Develop-
ment, or PUD, would occupy
94 acres on SR-228 and have
at its center a "big box" retail
store. 'Chain restaurants and
hotels are tentatively planned
for the development, which has
also met with ample resistance
from nearby residents.
City manager Gerald Dop-
son expressed some mild an-
noyance with DCA's decision
at the Macclenny city commis-
sion's monthly meeting Octo-
ber 9.
"I'm not accusing anyone
of anything, but it sounds like
[the state is] sending two dif-
ferent messages," Mr. Dopson
said. "'We need to allow Baker
County to get in the game,' but
by the same token, it looks like
they're finding ways for the
permitting process'that kind of,
you know..."
He cut himself off there.
Mayor Gary Dopson said later
that funding in the Florida Leg-
islature was controlled by "four
or five big counties," and that
Baker County often received
short shrift in Tallahassee.
Manager Dopson said he
will meet with representatives
(See page 7)

Better weather

=larger crowds

New thisyear a the fair three local collectors

cranking up'enthusiasm for antique tractors

Press Staff
Two 1929 Allis Chalmers, v
a 1950 Ford 8N, a 1952 1040
Speedex and a 1963 Oliver 550
are just a few of the, farm ma-
chines displayed by the North
Florida Antique Power and -
Tractor Club at the 2007 Baker ,
County Fair. .
A trio of Baker County resi- "
dents, Greg Sheppard, Doug
Scott and Jack Watson, started '
the organization in 1999. There i
are currently 14 members who'
all share a passion for older
tractors and farm equipment.
"Our interest grew out of a
lifelong affiliation with farm-
ing and a love of the equipment
from the early and mid- 20th
century," said member Greg
Sheppard, who refers to him-
self as the club's "head weed
The term "antique power"
refers to stationary engines that
predated tractors, but ran farm
equipment such as threshers

(See page 2)

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Press staff
Violators of the county's
zoning ordinances will now
likely have to pay $85 in ad-
ministrative costs.
The Baker County Code
Enforcement Board decided
by a 6-1 vote Monday to estab-
lish that number as the coun-
ty's administrative costs for
dealing with code complaints.
The figure includes the cost of
board attorney John Broling's,
time and of the paperwork and
postage associated with such
The move Monday was a
part of a larger effort by the
CEB to streamline and reduce
costs of its operation. At its
last meeting September 10, the
board unanimously decided to
charge administrative costs to
those who violate the county's
zoning ordinances. It also de-
cided at that time to eliminate
one of, the steps the board's
staff took in the process of tak-
ing an initial, complaint to a
CEB meeting.
The board members spent
much. of Monday's meeting
discussing the timing of the
administrative fine and how it
would be levied. But Chair-
man Jim McGauley eventually
pointed out that those deci-
sions had already been made at
the September 10 meeting, Un-
der the policy established then,
once a violator is given notice
that his case is coming before
the board, he has until a week
before the CEB's meeting to
bring his property into compli-
ance. If he doesn't meet that
deadline, he will be charged
the $85 administrative fine.
Once the violation case is
presented to CEB and deter-
mined to be a violation, addi-
tional costs for failure to cor-
rect it beyond a certain date
apply, including a daily fine for
up to 180 days. The code board
is authorized to seek liens on
property for unpaid fines.
While it was not immedi-
ately clear whether those pol-
icy changes would require the
approval of the county com-
mission, the board decided to
notify the commissioners of
the decisions and ask for their
approval. The CEB hopes to
present its decision on the
commission's agenda during
its meeting on October 15.
The board handled one case
Monday, unanimously decid-
ing to give Deerfield Circle
(See page 2)

Two injured in collision

ofsemi, car on SR 121
The wreckage of the 2006 Nissan at left following the
collision between it and a Wal-Mart tractor trailer the
afternoon of October 5 suggests far greater injuries than
those suffered by driver Crystal Sheffield, 32, of Glen St.
Mary. Trooper DL. Myers said Ms. Sheffield was wear-
ing a seat belt when her northbound car hydroplaned
on the wet surface of 121 near the entrance of North-
east Florida State Hospital. It rotated into the path of a
southbound 2007 International (right) driven by Barry
McFarland, 57, of The Villages in central Florida. He
received minor injuries, and Ms. Sheffield serious inju-
ries; both were treated at Fraser Hospital. There were no
passengers in either vehicle when the accident occurred
about 12:45 pm. Charges pendfurther investigation.

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(From page 1)
and hay baler-. They were fueled
by kerosene and used 2/3 stroke
engines with external flywheels
that generated just enough power
to keep the engine running.
Advances in engine design
resulted in internal flywheels,
which all the tractors in the ex-
hibit have.
Each year, Mr. Sheppard
plants a 20-acre garden and uses
his 1950 Ford 600 for breaking
ground, plow-
ing, planting and U-
weeding. He ..
wouldn't have it
any other way. "
"What I ap- :. ..
preciate is the ,
simplicity and ...
efficiency," he
says.''"Folks back
then didn't use iJ"
the huge amounts :
of pesticides so .:'
common today. I
hitch up my cul-
tivator and sweep
and it cuts the
weeds out very
Mr. Scott SethSc
keeps his tractors
mostly for show
at exhibits. His Allis Chalmers
Model U is consistently the ear-
liest model in regional antique
tractor club shows.
According to Mr. Scott, Allis
Chalmers and Firestone collabo-
rated in 1929 and developed and
fitted tractors with the first rub-
ber tires.
Lacking electrical power, the
tractor must be hand-cranked to
Mr. Scott demonstrates: "You
shift out of gear, turn on the gas,
pull the choke and usually two


s passionate

cranks fires it off."
The tractor roars to life and a
belt pulley, used to run auxiliary
farm equipment, spins rapidly.
"To turn it off you just cut the
gas," he says. "When it runs out
it just shuts off. No gunk in the
carburetor either"
Jack Watson considers his
1950 Ford 8N a member of his
family. Bought by his great-
grandfather, it has been passed
on to his grandfather, father, his
mother, himself and will go to

his grandson one day.
"I remember my Mom pullin'
on this little straw hat, hopping
up on this tractor and going to
work. I use it constantly. It's like
an old friend."
Mr. Watson points out fea-
tures that make his Ford tractor
unusual. A Sherman gear allows
the engine to be shifted by 1/2
gear degrees, allowing slower
and more powerful force. His
is the only tractor he has come
across in recent times with this
feature. As he understands it,
tractors fitted with the Sher-


Sunday, October 14
at 6:00 pm
First Baptist Church
of Macclenny
372 S. Sixth Street
at W. Minnesota Ave.

about their tractors...

man gear were used to remove
wrecked planes from aircraft
carriers during WWII.
Another unique feature is that
although the tractor was manu-
factured during the 1950s, its
three point hitch still allows it to
use plows, discs, box.blades, cul-
tivators and bush hogs of mod-
ern design.
This tractor has been in my
family for 56 years," he says.
"The only other thing I love as
much is my Harley."
Mr. Scott is pleased that an-
other generation in his family is
growing up to appreciate the an-
tique equipment. His four-year-
old grandson Seth spends a lot
of time on the Allison Chalmers
with him and has an almost en-
cyclopedic .knowledge of trac-
"Ask him the name of any-
thing out here and he will tell
you. I think he has learned a lot


from all the shows and exhibits
we take him to."
Young Seth has his own
Speedex, a diminutive tractor
with a plow manufactured in the
early 1950s and used primar-
ily for gardens on small plots of
land. His goal however, is to be
big enough to operate his grand-
mother's Allis Chalmers Model
B tractor.
The club hopes to organize a
tractor drive and BBQ event in
the near future with the help of
the Baker County sheriff's de-
partment. They believe it would
be a fun and memorable activity
for the community.
The tractor pull, which was
to take place last weekend at the
fairgrounds, was canceled due
to rain. It has been rescheduled
for later in the week. For more
information, call Greg Sheppard
at 229-6728.

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(From page 1)
resident James Wright 45 days
to clean up vehicles and trash
that pepper his property.
i-"Mr. Wright had initially come
before the board in May, 2006
on a similar violation, but he was
ruled to be in compliance when
he constructed a particle board
fence in his back yard to obscure
the refuse. This time, however,
it was alleged that lawn mower
and lawn mower parts were
strewn across his lawn.
Mr. Wright said Monday that
he intended to construct a chain-
link fence with plastic sheeting
to obscure views of his yard.
The defendant, who works as a
security guard, said money was

tight and that he'd have to build
the fence in sections. The board
approved the fence, but also sug-
gested that he could accomplish
much of his goal by taking the
lawn mower partsold tires and
other refuse to a junk yard.

Democrats-to meet
The Baker County Demo-
cratic Party committee will hold
its monthly meeting at 7;00 pm
on Tuesday, October 16 at 152
South College St. Party members
and persons interested in party-
oriented activities are invited.
For more details, telephone

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communication flow often

There's a time-honored "first
day of class" exercise teachers
use to break the ice and teach
students a few
things about
the power of MPr
the spoken IMPRT
word and how
information JIMMcG
gets passed
Two students are chosen and
instructed to act out a scene in
front of a third student all
three of them removed physi-
cally from the rest of the class.
Typically it goes something like
this: one approaches another
and shouts something at him or
her, then the "aggressor" puts
the second student in a headlock
or takes some form of physical
action. This is done in the pres-
ence of the third student brought
in as an observer.
The third student then re-en-
ters the classroom and whispers
what he or she saw to a fourth
student, and so on until the
"message" is passed to everyone
- one by one.
What do you think happens?
It's no surprise that when the
final student stands up and tells
the class what he or she was just
told, it bares little or no resem-
blance to the original scenario.
In the filtering process the
'subjective interpretation if you
will, what starts out isn't what
emerges tainted by bias, inat-
tentiveness to detail or simply
adapting something to one's
own vision of a singular act.
The classroom lesson is re-
ally a life lesson.
Fast forward to mid-week
last week.
What was initially reported
to police as an abduction from
a Glen St. Mary convenience
store and subsequent rape ex-
ploded into a variety of versions
that spread by word of mouth
"jungle drums" throughout
the community.



It morphed by late Wednes-
day, after everyone had an op-
portunity to discuss it on "church
night," into
a gang rape
Outside the
SIONS parking lot of
AULEY in Macclen-
ny. Then it
was two girls
who were raped. Then it was a
serial rapist who had been loose
in Baker County for several
weeks. Then it was a rape in the
parking lot of Baker High dur-
ing the day.
And so on.
It turns out the original rape
report was a hoax; a high school
girl possibly attempting to cover
her tracks after being with an
older male her parents report-
edly didn't like.
It's great that it was a hoax;
that means a 16-year-old doesn't
have to endure the life-scarring
trauma. She may still be trauma-
tized by the shunning of fellow
students and friends, but that's
another matter.
Many people got the time
wrong [the report came on a
Wednesday afternoon]. Several
who contacted us declared con-
fidently the "rape" happened the
previous weekend, or before the
newspaper hit the streets. Why,
they queried, wasn't it in the pa-
One person e-mailed to de-
clare a serial rapist in our midst,
and hinted strongly at a cabal
between the sheriff's depart-
ment and the Press to keep it out
of the public eye. We'll call that
the "conspiratorial" response.
That's about as likely as the
theory held by some residents
of northeast Macclenny who are
convinced we conspired with
the sheriff's department to with-
hold the fact that a site off CR
228 was being considered for a
new jail.
I guess the plan was to keep it

is corrupted
under wraps until it was a "done
They know little about media
ethics and even less about zon-
ing procedures.
A rumor can go around the
world with lightning speed be-
fore the truth manages to get
down the block. Last week's
rape scare was a textbook ex-
ample, fueled partly by fear that
we're losing our "small town"
where things like that are very
Everyone's glad the story was
false. All of us who participated
in it by re-telling something as
fact should remember it because
it will surely happen again.

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Dear Editor:
I am writing in response to the
very gracious letter from Mary
Smith regarding the care she re-
ceived at the Macclenny Nursing
and Rehab Center. We enjoyed
serving her and are very gratified
to know that she was so pleased
with the care that she would write
such a wonderful letter.
On a more important note, I
want to make everyone aware
of the fact that the governor and
state legislature are meeting to
determine budget cuts. It is un-
fortunate that, after all the work
Aaron Bean and other legislators
did to help the nursing homes of
Florida receive increases in the
amount of money paid to pro-
vide the kind of care Mrs. Smith
enjoyed, we,must now face the
prospect of having that money
cut back.
I would urge everyone to
write, call or e-mail Governor
Crist and other state legislators
and tell them to not cut nursing

More candidates than Iowa residents

The new census is out and
the most surprising thing is that
the state of Iowa has almost
doubled in population the past
six months. The only thing I can
imagine is the jump is a result of
all the presidential candidates,
their handlers
and the news ir Si
media flooding M Y SI
the state.
There are as THEM
many politicos
as there are lo- ROBERT
SBy my infor-
mal count there are at least 800
people running for the presiden-
cy. I can't understand why.
Before he became president,
George Bush was a pretty well-
liked guy, a "Bubba" you'd
invite over for a tailgate party
before the big game on Sunday
afternoon. He'd sit around with
your friends and talk football
and trucks. Now? Well, I'm
afraid he'd suggest a troop surge
for the Jaguar offense.
Before he became president,
Bill Clinton had brown hair and
amused himself by flirting with'
the counter help at the Little
Rock McDonald's while he or-
dered thiee Big Macs and two
large fries. Now, he has snow
white hair. and Saturday Night
Live's Darrell Hammond looks
more like him than he does.
It's clear to me it's no fun
being president. So why do all
those people want the job?
Those 800 candidates are as
useful as ants at a picnic. If I
were an Iowan, I'd be tired of
them. It's like having a house
guest who decides to stay for
six, eight or nine months.
I'm not sure when the Iowa
primary is, but I don't think
it's anytime soon. By the time
it comes around, most of these
camdodates could be legal resi-
dents of the state, they've been



there so long.
Here's another thing I'm curi-
ous about. Do these people have
real jobs? Are they plumbers or
pipe fitters? I checked into it,
and most of them are senators,
congressmen and governors.
None of them,
by the way, rep-
DE OF resents the state
of Iowa.
ATTER Who's run-
ning these peo-
ERARD ple's states? Be-
------ing a politician
must be a great
job if you can afford to be away
from it eight or nine months.
No wonder the country is in
the shape it is. All of the people
in charge of running it are look-
ing for another job.
We should dump all these
primaries and let them post their
resumes on CareerBuilder.com.
I don't have a clue what any
of these candidates stand for
because I haven't paid any at-
tention to them. They have
had plenty of debates, but they
haven't said much of anything
worth remembering.
Besides, it's a lot like watch-
ing the first half of an NBA
game. Not much happens that's
worth anything until the last five
minutes. The rest is filler.
Speaking of filler, that de-
scribes most of the candidates
Some of the pundits in Iowa
were wondering if Republican
Fred Thompson, who used to
be a senator or something in
Tennessee and is now on the
television program Law and
Order, came into the race too
late. I don't think so. After all,
no one outside the state of Iowa
can name more than five of the
people running for president
anyway, and with the excep-
'tion of Hillary Clinton, we don't
know much about any of them.
So, Thompson's not in too bad

The only thing he has going
for him is that he plays a lawyer
on television. That's a plus ... he
could actually be one.
As for Mrs. Clinton, she
has one big thing going for her
- her marriage to Bill Clinton.
Many people who didn't like
Bill Clinton think that is a draw-
back; that Bill will actually be
running things. I don't look at it
that way.
I figure if you can live with
Bill Clinton, dealing with almost
any crisis coming your way is
going to be a piece of cake. As
for Bill running things, I doubt
Hillary will want him around
much. After all, she probably
doesn't have a lot of good mem-
ories of Bill in the White House.
I imagine she'd send him on so
many fact-finding missions to
Uzbekistan and Sri Lanka that
he'd never be around.
Rudy Guiliani is running. I
guess he doesn't have a job like
Hillary and Fred. After being
mayor of New York you really
don't want to take a job at Star-
bucks or Target.
John McCain already has a
job. He's a senator from Ari-
zona, but the only thing people
remember about him was that
he was a prisoner of war. I think
that qualifies him for the job be-
cause after all, President Bush is
also a prisoner of the war.

As for Barak Obama, he's
running because he has a cool
name and nobody knows any-
thing about him. It helps not to
have anybody know anything
about you if you're running for
John Edwards is also in the
mix. The only thing people re-
member about him is he might
have run for vice-president last
time with John Kerry and gets
$400 haircuts. Either that or he
was on one of those swift boats
with John Kerry during the
war. He's a lawyer, and that's
good because if he loses to Fred
Thompson he can takes Fred's
job on Law and Order.
That's about it. There are
about 874 other people running,
but I don't know anything about

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home cuts...
home funding. We have made
tremendous strides over the last
few years through the efforts of
the Florida Health Care Asso-
ciation to see to it that nursing
homes are reimbursed at a proper
level to increase the level of staff.
Florida now has the highest staff-
ing standards in the nations.
The 72,000 Floridians who
live in nursing homes, and those
who may someday need our ser-
vices, need to be assured the gov-
ernor and state will not be cutting
back on a commitment they and
the Florida Health Care Associa-
tion have made to provide that
high level of care.
At this facility, we are com-
mitted to continuing to give
Mrs. Smith and everyone who
comes to us the highest level of
care possible. And again, thanks
to Mrs. Smith for her wonderful
testimony to our staff.
John C. Simmons, MSW, NHA
Macclenny Nursing and Reab


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Dear Editor:
My parents are raising four
grandchildren on a fixed income
and currently live in a trailer
they own parked in a trailer park
whose owner I won't mention.
Five months ago, the owners
said they had six months to find
another place to live; that the
trailer park was closing down.
Since then, they have been look-
ing with no luck for another lot.
Either the rent is too high or they
don't allow children.
I believe the owners of the
trailer park are not telling the
truth; they own five trailers in
the park, all rented, and none of
them have been told to move.
Come November 1, my parents
are going to be out of a place to
live, and they have nowhere to
move their trailer, or the money
to move it.
There are a lot of people like
them in Baker County. I am not
a Christian, but I believe in God
and try to live right. I also firmly
believe one should treat people
the way they want to be treated.
I know there are a lot of good
people in Baker County, but
some have no compassion for
others especially when they
put grandparents and grandchil-
dren out of a place to live.
Pamela Barton

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Palm and cycad enthusiasts converge October 6

at gardens
Press Staff
Palm and cycad enthusiasts
traveled from across Florida and
as far away as New Orleans to
Baker County on October 6 to
tour the gardens at the home of
Dr. Kyle Brown north of Glen St.
Mary. The group of nearly 20
people, many clad in beige tee-
shirts printed with a palm logo,
spent several hours touring, dis- I
cussing and taking photographs
of their favorite plants. Undaunt-
ed by the rain, umbrellas were
plentiful. L
Dr. Brown is a member of the
First Coast Palm & Cycad So- t
city, one of seven chapters in
Florida. They are sub-organiza-
tions of the International Palm
Nearly everyone is familiar
with and can identify some spe- 1
cies of palm trees, but cycads are
an ancient group of seed plants
characterized by a large crown
of compound leaves and a stout
trunk. They are frequently con-
fused with palms, but are not
related. The popular landscape
plant, the Sago palm, is not a
palm at all but a cycad.
For the last 30 years, Dr.
Brown has planted a variety of
palms and cycads on his property
off CR 125. The garden contains
many tropical species not usu-
ally grown with success in the
extreme north of Florida where
temperatures can sometimes dip I
to freezing and below. Much of
the group's conversation focused (
on incidents of rare but record t
cold temperatures and freezes
experienced by the state and the
effects on palms and cycads. It
was exciting for the group to. I
view species that normally are
only seen in the southern part of I
the state.

near Glen;
Sue Quinley, a member of the
Macclenny Garden Club, was
most impressed with the gar-
den's "micro environments."
"Dr. Brown has great luck
with the newer species devel-
oped to tolerate the cold and has
created areas of trees that 'over-
;tory' less cold hardy types. That
helps them to survive," she said.
Society members were im-
pressed by many of the unusual
variegated and dwarf palms.
Chuck Buster, who with wife
Margie own Alpha Foliage, Inc.
.n Homestead, Fla., sells six va-
rieties of palm that are common
to horticulturists and gardeners, \
among them the Majesty, Chi-
nese fan and Queen varieties.
"Our clients typically buy
only commonly recognized va-
rieties," he said. "But palm col-
ectors will pay $75-$200 for
more rare examples."
The group listened intently as
Dr. Brown described a lucky find
of a rare variegated needle palm
growing near a golf course.
"It was dumb luck that I just
stumbled across it," he told them.
'I almost had a fit the first time
t bloomed, because I knew there
would be all these seeds."
According to Wickipedia, p
worldwide there are 2600 spe-
;ies of palms and 305 described
species of cycads with new spe-
cies being discovered as research
and identification methods im-
)rove. ,
"Some of the cycads are an-
cient, nearly unchanged since
he dinosaurs roamed the earth,"
a member said.
Dr. Brown retired after years
as a horticulture instructor at
Lake City Community College.
Hie is a recognized expert on
palms, bromeliads, orchids and
other species of plant life.

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A Macclenny resident said
October 7 that she had been
robbed of jewelry valued at
more than $3600.
Shirley Young called police
to her home on SR 121 when
she found the jewelry box miss-
ing from her bedroom. A shot-
gun was also missing.
Ms. Young noticed the miss-
ing items when she came home
from work that day. She told
Deputy Garrett Bennett that no
one outside of her immediate
family knew the jewelry box,
which was attached to the wall
in her room, was actually a jew-
elry box since it was disguised
as a picture.
She was unable to provide a
serial number for the gun or of-
fer any potential suspects.
A Glen St. Mary resident re-
ported a similar home robbery
October 6. Jo Narramore-Manu-
la told Deputy Patrick McGauley
that a friend of her son's, Jeremy
Coburn, had been staying at her
home on Ridge Estates Drive
for some time while she was in
Jacksonville with her parents.
Jewelry, a camera, a laptop, a
lawn mower and a TV were sto-

Mr. Coburn denied involve-
ment in the crime and said he
last saw the TV on October 5.
Deputy McGauley said in his
report that there was a large hole
in the bedroom wall and items
scattered on the floor. It is be-
lieved that the burglars entered
the house through an open win-
Christopher Wheaton of
Macclenny said October 3 that
someone had broken into his
home on Deerfield Circle.
According to Mr. Wheaton,
he noticed a side window open
when he arrived home. He found
a screwdriver near the window.
According to him, nothing was
taken, though he did notice a
lamp was broken. Police were
unable to lift any fingerprints at
the scene.
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Shanna Roundtree said Octo-
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a forged check for $34.99 on her
account with Vystar.
According to Ms. Roundtree,
the check was processed with a
check printing company called
Virtual Services. Ms. Roundtree
said that'Vystar would investi-
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The Baker County Press
learned recently it received four
more awards for journalism and
graphics, bringing the total so
far this year to one dozen.
The Florida Press Associa-
tion awarded Jessica Prevatt
two second places in its Display
Advertising Contest, covering
editions in 2006. One was for an
ad by the First Baptist Church
of Glen St. Mary; the second for
American Enterprise Bank of
The Florida Press Club an-
nounced that Press cartoonist
Ed Hall won a second place in
editorial cartooning, and former
Press employee Michael Rinker
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Mr. Rinker now writes for a
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday October 11, 2007 Page 6

Man accuses 17

stabbing him in

A Macclenny man was the 17-year-
stabbed in the back Sunday dur- knife and tl
ing a fight which police are still eryone in th
trying to sort out. events affirr
Deputy Wayne Limbaugh two alleged]
was patrolling Martin Luther and pulled t
King Dr. at about 1:00 am when Deputy
he noticed a large crowd in the mother and
roadway. According to the of- gravated as
ficer, a young man later identi- the officer,
fled as a 17-year-old Macclen- taken to th
ny resident, ran past him and and the De
jumped into a nearby car. At that Justice was
point, George Jackson, 28, of Maccle
Macclenny, approached Deputy Maccb
Limbaugh and claimed that the nie Smith,
17-year-old had stabbed him. charged wit
The officer searched the with a dead
young man's car and found no after several
weapons. The 17-year-old was him of there
handcuffed and placed in the knife.
back of Deputy Limbaugh's Jimmy
patrol car. Mr. Jackson claimed Hamm and
that his brother, Phillip Jackson, Macclenny,
20, the 17-year-old arid another resident La
male youth, a 15-year-old Lake Deputy Ma
City resident, were fighting. Mr. Smith
George Jackson said that when a BP Gas S
he broke up the fight, someone It was there
stabbed him. But he then told pocket knif
Deputy Limbaugh that the 17- kill them.
year-old was not the one who The four
stabbed him. Mr. Jackson was uty Riegel s
taken to Shands Jacksonville for police found
treatment. Drive. He n
Deputy Limbaugh spoke tion given t
with Phillip Jackson, who said The officer
two other men, Albin Mobley, pocket knif
27 of Sander- in Mr. Smit
son and Elijah
Thompson, 28 T d
of Macclenny, S C /
were involved
in the fight. Mr.
Jackson said turns out
the 15-year-old t1/1 /l o /t
swung at him
and missed, but The Baker County sheri
the 17-year-old a 16-year-old female that
successfully hit Macclenny park the aflern
him in the face. "The girl admitted their
The two scuffled and no rape of any kind,"
on the ground week. The alleged victim
until George cover because she was w
Jackson broke stance that afternoon, an ir
up the-fight.b prove of.
The 15-year- Investigators re-intervi
old told Deputy after an examination at th
old imtd eput Jacksonville later that da'
Limbaugh that sexual attack. Sheriff Dob
P p Ja n ing into the possibility) of
started the fight girl and the older male, an
as they walked from that.
by his house. Because of her age and
Back at the stort' was bogus, police dc
Sheriff's Office, filing a false report.
the 17-year-old The girl initially said a
alleged the same parking lot of Country Bo
thing.Theofficer in Glen St. Mary. then for
said in his report near Memorial Stadium wl
that everyone in- incident occurred between
volved seem to
have injuries as-
sociated with being in a fight. _
The 17-year-old was released
to his family. Police said they
will continue to investigate
George Jackson's stabbing. As
of now, Deputy Limbaugh said,
affray charges would be filed Come
against all involved through the
state attorney's office.
In other incidents, police G
said October 4 that a 17-year- I
old Sanderson resident would
be held in Gainesville after she
allegedly pulled a knife on her Cream
Deputy John Hardin spoke F
with the girl at her home on J"
Clayton Ave. in the evening. Ac-
cording to the officer, she admit- *
ted to pulling a knife in an argu- From Sai
ment over food, but insisted that at wh
she "didn't cut nobody." atwh
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med by an uncle. The her on CR-125
ly struggled with her Ms. Dodd alleged that Ciara
:he knife away. Stokes, 20, of Sanderson and a
Hardin arrested the 17-year-old Glen St. Mary resi-
charged her with ag- dent attacked her in the parking
saultt. According to lot of Franklin Mercahtile. Ac-
the 17-year-old was cording to Ms. Dodd, the 17-
e Baker County jail year-old spit on her car and she
apartment of Juvenile confronted her over the incident.
contacted. It was then that two allegedly
enny resident John- started hitting her in the face and
25, was arrested and grabbing her hair.
th aggravated assault Police were unable to locate
ly weapon October 7 the two women, but witnesses
d individuals accused said they headed south on CR
atening them with a 125 on a scooter.
SBattery charges are expected
Thomas, Andrana to be filed against Glen St. Mary
Phillip Jackson of resident Samir Tragala, 26, after
as well as Raiford a 13-year-old Glen boy accused
iquana Smith, told him of beating him.
atthew Riegel that The boy told Deputy James
approached them at Marker that he had went with
station in Macclenny. some friends to speak with Mr.
that he pulled out a Tragala at the EZ Stop store
fe and threatened to about some money they felt he
owed them. According to the
fled to police. Dep- boy, Mr. Tragala asked to speak
laid in his report that with them outside the store.
d Mr. Smith on MLK There, the 13-year-old said,
matched the descrip- Mr. Tragala became angry,
to them by the four. grabbed him by the neck and
said a black-handled pushed him onto a freezer. The
e was in plain view boy said the altercation caused
h's car. him to fall and scrape his elbow.
The boy's friends
said that Mr. Tra-
1 gala had a rubber
mallet in his hand
during the inci-
1 I dent.

to oe a oax
off'ss department says the claim of
she was abducted and raped in a
oon of October 2 is a hoax.
e was no abduction of an\ kind
stated Sheriff Joey Dobson this
said she made up the story as a
ith a 20-year-old male acquain-
idividual her parents do not ap-

ewed the Baker High student
e Rape Crisis Center of Shands
. turned up no sign of a forced
son said the department is look-
other sexual contact betw een the
Id a criminal charge could result

d the fact that she admitted the
Snot plan to charge the girl with

white male accosted her in the
y's convenience store on US 90
ced her to drive to the city park
here he attacked her. She said the
3:00-4:00 that afternoon.

Mr. Tragala, for
his part, said that
the boys came into
the store cursing.
After they took the
conversation out-
side, he alleged,
the 13-year-old
took a swing at
him. According to
Mr. Tragala, who
owns the store,
he grabbed the
boy and put him
on the freezer for
his protection. He
denied holding the
A witness in-
side the store said
that the boys were
initially profane.
But he could not
Essay what hap-
pened outside the

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A Macclenny woman was
arrested and charged October 2
with felony criminal mischief
and misdemeanor battery after
she allegedly rammed her hus-
band's car into the garage of a
woman with whom he was stay-
Bobby Mercer told Deputy
Matthew Riegel that he was go-
ing through a divorce with his
wife Tammy, 33, and was stay-
ing with a friend, Amanda Hill,
at her home on Fox Run Circle
off North Blvd. in Macclenny.
According to Mr. Mercer, he
and Amanda woke up at about
3:45 am to the sound of Ms.
Mercer beating on the windows
of Ms. Hill's home. It was then,
Mr. Mercer alleged, that his es-
tranged wife entered her car and
rammed Ms. Hill's car into her
garage. Mr. Mercer said that his
wife then drove off, only to re-
turn a few minutes later and ram
his car into the garage. He also
accuses his wife of kicking him.
Deputies found Ms. Mercer
at her residence on Jule Rd. Ac-
cording to them, she admitted
to ramming the two cars out
of rage. She was then taken to
county jail.
In other incidents, the sher-
iff's department arrested two
Glen St. Mary residents October
6 after they allegedly caused a
disturbance by fighting in their
Police were called to Les-
lie Thomas Rd. to respond to a
fight between John Townsend,
35, and Keith Willis, 41. Deputy
Matthew Riegel said in his re-
port that he saw the two brothers
fighting when he arrived on the
scene. Maxie Townsend, a wit-
ness, said the two were drunk,
Deputy Reigel said he smelled

Garden club to meet
Due to all the activities sur-
rounding the Agricultural Fair,
the Garden Club of Baker Coun-
ty will hold its next meeting on
the third Thursday of the month,
October 18 beginning at 9:30 am
at the Mathis House on Glen St.
Mary Nurseries. After an early
lunch, the group will travel to
Jack Peter's home for a tour of
his orchids.
For more information, con-
tact 259-6054.

Surplus food day
Surplus government food will
be distributed on Friday, Novem-
ber 2 from 9:00 am-2:00 pm at
the Northeast Florida Commu-
nity Action Agency on Lowder
St. in Macclenny.

wife rams two vehicles

alcohol on both men and that
the two said the fight was "over
something stupid." Mr. Willis
had a cut above his eye and a
split lip. Mr. Townsend had sev-
eral cuts on his foot, the result of
stepping on broken glass from a
nearby table.
A nine-year-old boy was pres-
ent at the time of the fight.
Police are looking for Mac-
clenny resident Stephen Harris,
27, after his ex-girlfriend ac-
cused him of punching out her
car window.
According to Ashlee Daniel,
she was driving to a friend's
house off Lowder St. on Octo-
ber 6 when she ran into Mr. Har-
ris' girlfriend. (The full name
was not'provided in the police
report.) According to Ms. Dan-
iel, the girlfriend demanded to
know why Mr. Harris was call-
ing her. When Ms. Daniel said
it was her ex-boyfriend who was
doing the calling, Mr. Harris and
his girlfriend got into an argu-
ment. It was then, Ms. Daniel

alleged, that he punched out her
passenger side window.
Police were unable to lo-
cate Mr. Harris but said charg-
es would be filed against him
through the state attorney's of-
Deputy Harold Taylor ar-
rested Leroy Spatcher, 48, of
Macclenny on October 3 for
repeatedly yelling at his girl-
According to the officer, Mr.
Spatcher initially demanded that
his girlfriend leave their home
at Rhoden's Trailer Park. Af-
ter Deputy Taylor succeeded in
calming Mr. Spatcher down, the
man agreed to go back into. the
home and go to sleep.
However, according to the
officer, Mr. Spatcher again be-
gan to yell at his girlfriend on
the front porch. Because he was
causing a commotion and dis-
rupting neighbors, Mr. Spatcher
was arrested for disorderly con-


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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday October 11, 2007 Page 7

Kiwanis president Oglesby (center) with top members Alicia Mclntosh & Bob

Kiwanis name top

members; officers

for 2008 are installed

By Judy Becker
Baker County Kiwanis Club
The Kiwanis Club of Baker
County held its installation and
awards night on Monday, Octo-
ber 1, at The Glen. The club was
chartered in August of last year.
After dinner, club president
Cindy Oglesby spoke about the
accomplishments of the club the
past year and her goals for the
new year. She said that the Ter-
rific Kids program and the Bike
Helmet project were started and
are being very well accepted in
the schools.
Her goals for the new year in-
clude: chartering the Key Club at
Baker High School; increasing
club membership by 20%; start-
ing a hospital dolls project for
YCPO (Young Children Priority
One); increasing community and
club member involvement in the
Terrific Kids program.
Three club members received
awards for perfect attendance
ldst year: Judy Becker, Cooter
Bob Kerce and Ms. Oglesby.
President Oglesby presented cer-
tificates to members recognizing
their contributions to the club
'during the 2006-07 'year. They
went to: Joe Ruise, Brandon
Beckenbaugh, Kerry Dunlavey,
Mike Griffis, Margie Croft and
Roger Yarborough.
David Theus was awarded an
honorary membership as the fac-
ulty advisor for Key Club.
Ms. Oglesby said that al-
though she was supposed to give
the Kiwanian of the Year to only
one person; there were two peo-
ple who had gone way above and
beyond being a club member to
help this club succeed. Both have
spent countless hours working
for the club.
The first plaque went to Ali-
cia McIntosh for working with
the schools and with community
businesses to establish a Terrific
Kids program in all three elemen-
tary schools in Baker County.

The first Terrific Kids were rec-
ognized in March of 2007. The
program was only held twice
during the last school year. In
the 2007-08 school year children
will be recognized almost every
month with an assembly at the
The second plaque went to
Cooter Bob Kerce for preparing
meals for the club every week
at little cost to club members. In
addition, he has been the fund
raising chairman. One example
of his dedication to this club
was shown last month, when he
spent a Friday afternoon, night
and Saturday morning preparing,
cooking and selling ribs. Then
he returned to Baker County on
Sunday to provide a meal for the
YMCA Bike Ride.
Lt. Governor Tom Weller, on
his first official day on the job,
installed the board and club offi-
cers. In his remarks he said, "It is
not easy being a new club. This
club is doing well."
He said that some clubs do not
make it and that as a member of
a fairly new club, he was jeal-
ous of our Terrific Kids program.
Tom is a member of two clubs
in the Gainesville area Univer-
sity City, an established one, and
Santa Fe, a club he started three
years ago.
Club officers from last year
agreed to continue on for a sec-
ond year: other than Ms. Ogles-
by, they are vice-president Joe
Ruise, secretary Judy Becker,
treasurer Margie Croft, board
members Mike Griffis, Cooter-
Bob Kerce, Anna Lewis, Alicia
McIntosh, Bob Milner and Rog-
er Yarborough.
The local club usually meets
each Thursday at noon at the
Baker County Health Depart-
ment Community Room. This
week, however, it will be meet
October 11 at Macclenny City

Woman is suspected

of abusin her relatives

The sheriff's department said Mr. Rogers notified police
on October 3 that charges would that the elder Ms. Crews had vi-
be filed against a Glen St. Mary olated her probation. The wom-
woman accused of abusing rela- an is now in Bradford County
tives. Jail. Lisa Crews, for her part,
Investigator Brad Dougherty told Deputy Dougherty that she
said he was originally notified did not witness her mother hit-
of the allegations by Charlie ting the two children. In other
Rogers, a probation officer who incidents, a Macclenny, man is
works out of Bradford County. charged with making threaten-
According to Deputy Dough- ing phone calls to a woman.
erty, Glen St. Mary resident Robin Frame told Deputy
Lisa Crews accused her mother, Patrick McGauley October 7
Judy Crews, 59, of hitting her in that Macclenny resident Mal-
the face. The daughter said.her colm Johns, 46, had threatened
mother slapped her. eight-year- to "bur down" her home. The
old daughter and grabbed her number used to call Ms. Frame
seven-year-old autistic son by the allegedly belongs to a cellphone
neck. Mr. Rogers said the moth- owned by Mr. Johns' girlfriend.
er admitted to striking the eight- Ms. Frame currently has a do-
year-old on the face because she mestic violence injunction out
couldn't find her shoes, and that against Mr. Johns. He denied the
she grabbed the boy to calm him charges to Deputy McGauley
down. Judy Crews also accused when he was arrested.
the mother of hitting her in the
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from Florida LLC Wednesday to
discuss the rejected comp plan
amendment. According to Mr.
Dopson, any amendments they
make to fall in line with DCA's
request would not come before a
public hearing.
In other business before the
commission Tuesday, Frank Da-
rabi, the Gainesville engineer in
charge of the city's water sup-
ply, said Macclenny was almost
certain to receive a state grant
of more than $42,000 to use on
design plans to expand the city's
water supply.
Macclenny is hoping to ex-
pand its water treatment facil-
ity near the health department
on Lowder St., but needs state

approval to do so. The state
Department of Envirdnmen-
tal Protection money will fund
the city's effort to complete the
plans and paper work needed for
such an effort.
The city has applied for a
grant to fund the construction
itself. The state will make that
decision later in the year.
The commission also passed
three resolutions regarding the
city's retirement plans. The
board agreed first to withdraw
from the Florida Municipal Pen-
sion Trust Plan. Then, it unani-
mously decided to re-join the
Florida State Retirement Sys-
tem. Finally, it designated the
city's elected officers for inclu-
sion in a special class within the
state retirement system.

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Alexis Cross told Deputy Gavin Sweat that she had recently moved
into the home with her husband. The items, valued at $270, were
taken from the family's garage. Ms. Cross said she had left a key to
the garage outside so construction workers could enter and finish up
work inside the home.
In other incidents, the sheriff's department is looking for a Bald-
win resident who is accused of stealing clothes from the Family Dol-
lar store in Macclenny.
Stephanie Carlan, the store's manager, said October 6 that she saw
a woman with brown hair take a diaper bag filled with clothes out of
the store without paying. According to Ms. Carlan, the woman ran
toward the woods northeast of the store.
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Boulevard. A witness at a nearby gas station said he had given the
woman, alleged to be Melissa Crawford, 34, a ride to the Family
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Billye Austin, 64,

dies October 4th
Billye M. Austin, 64, died
Wednesday, October 4, 2007.
She was born April 20, 1943
in Augusta, Georgia to the late
William LaVerne McFeely and
the late Mary Lillian Palmer
McFeely. Mrs. Austin moved to
Baker County from Charlotte,
NC over 16 years ago. She re-
tired from BellSouth and had
been employed at Northeast
Florida State Hospital the past
15 years.
Mrs. Austin was an active
member of Calvary Baptist
Church, where she devoted her
time to the Lord by serving in
the church library. She was a
wonderful mother to her chil-
dren, whom she loved more than
anything. She also found time to
nurture and care for stray cats.
Ms. Austin was a very loving in-.
dividuals who always cared for
others. She was predeceased by
son Donald E. Austin.
She is survived by children
Khris Helms (Wayne) of Stan-
ley, NC and David Austin (Eri-
ka) of Lacey, WA, who is serv-
ing in Afghanistan in the Armed
Forces; sister Gloria Graves of
Macclenny; grandchildren Tay-
lor Helms, Austin Helms, Jodi
Austin and Mickey Austin.
The funeral service was held
Sunday, October 7 at her church
with Pastor Donnie Williams of-
ficiating. Interment followed at
Woodlawn Cemetery. Arrange-
ments were under the direction'
of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Ser-

Ted Burnsed, 82,

of St. George dies
Theodore Ted" Burnsed, 82,
of-St--George, Ga.-died Tuesday
evening, October 2, surrounded
by his family. He was born in
the Georgia Bend in 1922, the
oldest and last surviving child
of Farley and Amy Burnsed. Mr.
Burnsed loved to have his fami-
ly gather in his home. He served
in the Marines for 20 years all
over the world, and worked for
the IRS until his retirement in
1976. Mr. Burnsed was a found-
ing member of the Georgia Bend
Volunteer Fire Dept.
He was preceded in death by
brothers Roy, Billy and Farley
Jr.; sisters Thelma, Bula and
Surviving family members
include his wife of more than
55 years, Alice "Betty" Burnsed
of St. George; children Susan
Shouse Turner (Willard) and
Michael Burnsed (Melissa);
grandsons Matthew Shouse
(Amanda), Jeff Shouse (Jessica)
and Brian Burnsed; one great-
granddaughter Mattisyn.
The funeral service was held
Saturday, October 6 at the cha-
pel of Guerry Funeral Home
with Rev. Doug Harris officiat-
ing. Interment was at Oak Grove
Cemetery. An honor guard from
the City of Macclenny and
Kingsland, Ga. fire departments
served as pallbearers.

Mt. Zion N.C.

Methodist Church
121 North t 259-4461
llacclenny, FL
Pastor Tim Cheshire
Sunday School 9:45 am
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 am
Sunday Evening Worship 6-00 pm
Wednesday Prayer Service 7:00 pm

Jesus answered, Verily, verily I

say unto thee, except a man be
born of water and of the Spirit,
he cannot enter into the king-
dom ol God." John 3 5

WilmaL. Gardner

dies October 7th
Wilma Lee Gardner, 71, died
Sunday, October 7, 2007. She
was born in Statesville, NC to
the late David P. Adams and Jet-
tie Sharpe Adams. Mrs. Gard-
ner retired from Baptist Medi-
cal Center in Jacksonville as an
operating room technician. She
loved gardening and decorating.
Mrs. Gardner was preceded in
death by daughter Phyllis Dar-
lene Christopher.
Survivors include her hus-
band of 35 years, Max Gardner;
children Karen S. Lackey of
Hiddenite, NC, Sheila S. Glass-
er of Jacksonville and Pamela
Black of Macclenny; sister Ma-
rie Moore of Taylorsville, NC;
three grandchildren and nine
Funeral arrangements were
by V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Ser-
vices of Macclenny.


RonaldE Harper
Ronald Edward Harper, 51,
of Bunker Hill, West Virginia
died on October 2, 2007 at Win-
chester Medical Center, Va. He
was employed by the Federal
Aviation Administration as an
NAS Area Specialist in Lees-
burg, Va.
Mr. Harper was preceded in
death by daughter Courtney Jea-
nette Turner. He is survived by
wife Jean Allene Harper; parents
Raymond and Beverly Harper
of Callahan; daughter Candice
Allene Harper of Bunker Hill;
sister Robin Harper Howell of
Macclenny; nephew Ryan E.
Harper; two grandchildren.
A memorial service will be
held October 13 at 1-1:00 am in,
the chapel of Callahan Funeral

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
SPastor: Oral E. Lyons f

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J.C. Harvey, 85,

rites on October 6
Johnny "J.C." Cleveland Har-
vey, 85, died Tuesday, October
2, 2007. He was bor in Sander-
son July 15,
1922 to the
late Grover .
Harvey and- ,.
Emily Da- '.
vis Harvey.
Mr. Harvey
was a life- ~
long resi-
dent of Bak-
er County.
He was a
World War Mr. Harvey
II veteran
and served in the United States
Navy and Air Force.
Mr. Harvey retired in 1984
after 25 years of service to
Northeast Florida State Hospi-
tal, where he worked as a food
supervisor. Mr. Harvey was a
member of Christian Fellowship
Temple and enjoyed playing
guitar and gardening. He also
enjoyed bluegrass music and
He was predeceased by his
wife of 50 years, Hattie Belle
"Pat" Harvey, daughter Jeanine
L. Harvey, grandson Tommy F.
Mattox Jr., and great-grandson
Jordan Daniel Booth.
Mr. Harvey is survived by
children Samuel H. Lindsey
(Kyra), Charlene J. Wright,
Trina V. Harvey, and Nancy C.
Booth, all of Glen St. Mary;
sisters Mazie Prevatt and Alene
Griffis; eight grandchildren; and
17 great grandchildren.
The funeral service was
held Saturday, October 6 at
his church with Pastor David
Thomas officiating. Interment
followed at Cedar Creek Cem-
etery. Arrangements were by V.
Todd Ferreira Funeral Services
of Macclenny.

Helen McQuaig,

87, dies October 6
Helen Valeria McQuaig, 87,
died Saturday, October 6, 2007.
She was born in Elba, AL on,
April-3, 1920 to the late James
'M. Lindsey and Daisy Tisdell
Lindsey. Mrs. McQuaig moved
to Macclenny in 2000 from
Jacksonville. She was a member
of Evangel Temple and enjoyed
reading her Bible and watching
Christian television. She was
predeceased by husband Joe
Surviving family members in-
clude children Donald McCarter
(Yvonne) of Jacksonville and
Anne Boyette (Buck) of Glen
St. Mary; five grandchildren,
13 great-grandchildren and four
The funeral service will be
held Thursday, October 11,2007
at 2:00 pm in the chapel of Fer-
reira Funeral Services with Pas-
tor Joe Boyette officiating. Inter-
ment will follow at Manntown

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Kenneth Snow,80,

ofDade City dies
Kenneth George Snow 80,
of Dade City died Thursday,
October 4, 2007. He was born
January 10, 1927 in Plant City
to Nealy L. and Clara B. Slater
Snow. Mr. Snow was a veteran
of the US Army in WWII and
a member of Croomachoochee
Baptist Church. Mr. Snow was
mechanic for Coronet Phos-
phate Mines, a licensed min-
ister, past deacon and Sunday
school teacher. He was a former
resident of Baker County.
Survivors include wife Betty
Snow of Dade City; daughter
Sue Chesser (John) of Dade
City; son Richard Snow (Mary)
of Daytona Beach; grandchil-
dren, Mark and Matthew Chess-
er; sister Viola Townsend of
Plant City; brothers N.L. Snow,
Aaron Snow, Austin Snow and
Bobby Snow, all of Plant City;
many nieces and nephews.
The funeral service for Mr.
Snow was held October 9, 2007
at Florida National Cemetery
with the Zephyrhills VFW pro-
viding military honors. Rev. Jer-
ry Alexander officiated. Whit-
'field Funeral Home, Zephyrhills,
was in charge of arrangements.

Pinkie Mae Taylor

of Olustee dies
Pinkie Mae Taylor, a long-
,time resident of Baker County
and Olustee, died October 1,
M rs
Taylor is
by daugh-
ters Mary
Taylor of
Lake City, -
Betty Lou i
Taylor and
Edna Ann
Taylor, both
of Jackson-
ville and Ms. Taylor
Betty Jean Howard of Roch-
ester, NY; sons Lawrence and
Alonzo Taylor, both of Jack-
sonville, and Samuel Taylor of
Olustee;, special-granddaughter
Rose Edwards (Eugene); spe-
cial grandson Alonzo Jr.; special
friend R.J. Tolliver; sisterrin-law
Rosa Lee Wilcox; special nieces
Rosa Marie Wilcox, Betty Wil-
cox, Bessie Wilcox and Martha
Wilcox; special nephews Jim
"JC" Taylor and Tim Cason; nu-
merous nieces, nephews, other
relatives and friends.
The funeral service will be
held Saturday, October 13 at
11:00 am at Jerusalem Baptist
Church in Olustee. Visitation
with the family will be Friday,
October 12 from 6:00-8:00 pm
at the funeral home. Arrange-
ments by Combs Funeral Home
in Lake City.

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Jesus is the Leader
Pastor Rev. Ernie Terrell

Building fund
A building fund program en-
titled "Let 2007 be your year
of completion in God" will be
held October 13 at 7:00 pm at
McCray's Chapel Church in
Local ministers will be on the
speaker's program. Everyone is

SFirst United

93 N. 5th St., Macclenny ~ 259-3551
Sunday School: 10:00 am
Sunday Worship: 11:00 am
Sunday Youth: 6:00 pm
Wednesday Dinner: 5:45.pm
Wednesday Worship: 6:15 pm
Tom Pope, Pastor
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A day of praise
Participants are sought for a
"day of praise through song" on
December 1 on the grounds of
St. Peter's Anglican Church on
Minnesota Ave. in Macclenny.
Bands, voices and the public are
invited to part of Baker Coun-
ty's heralding of the Christmas
Call Magi Taber, 945-5710,
for details.

St Peters Anglican Fellowship
Minnesota Ave. Macclenny, Fla.
Sunday School 9:00 am
Sunday Service 10:00 am

573 S. 5th St. 259-6059
Sunday Bible Study 9:45 am
Fellowship 10:30 am- 11:00am
i Worship Services
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. .:.>:.i1 pm
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Ne-w Hope for the Comnunity
Five Churches Road
Hw~.\ 127 Sanderson, FL

Sunday School

9:45 am.

Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Wed. Night Bible Study 7:00 p.m.
I idell If: 'illiams -Pastor

23-A to Lauramore Rd. & Fairgrounds Rd.
Sunday School 9:45 am
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 am
Sunday Evening Services 6:00 pm
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting 7:00 pm
Pastor J. C. Lauramore Welcomes All


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270 North US Highway 301
Baldwin, Fla.


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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

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

Calvary Baptist Church

Sunday School 10:00 am
Preaching Service 11:00 am
Sunday N g ht Service 6:00 pm
Wednesday Service 7:00 pm

523 North Boulevard W.
Four blocks north of Hwy. 90 in Macclenny
Pastor Donnie E. Williams ** 259-4529

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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

250 North Lowder St., Macclenny 259-5700


THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday October 11, 2007 Page 9

Pearl Webster dies

October 8 atage 100
Pearl Webster, 100, a life-
long resident of Macclenny, died
October 8, 2007 in Bunnell. She
was a member of St. James Bap-
tist Church where she served
faithfully on the deaconess
board until her health began to
fail. Preceding her in death were
her husband George W. Webster
and son Wilbert C. Smith Sr.
Survivors include daughter-
in-law May L. Smith; grandchil-
dren Katie Turner (Joe), Pearl
Thomas (Earl), Vera Giddens,
Wilbert C. Smith Jr., Linda
Smith, Gloria Smith, Beatrice
Smith, Herman Smith (Barba-
ra), Tracy Gervin, Michael Love
and David Gervin, 30 great-
grandchildren, 64 great-great
grandchildren; sisters Bertha
Robinson, Charity Wilder and
Mary L. Denmark; numerous
nieces, nephews and other rela-
tives throughout Baker County,
including the Jackson family.
The funeral service will be
held Saturday at her church with
Pastor George Smith officiating.
Arrangements re under the di-
rection of Toston-La Frans' Fu-
neral Home in Jacksonville.


In Memory
We Thought of You Today
We thought of you today
But that is nothing new
We thought of you yesterday
And will tomorrow, too.
We think of you in silence
And make no outward show
For what it meant to lose you
Only those who love you know
Remembering you is easy
We do it everyday
It's the heartache of losing you
That will never go away.

In loving memory of
Rev. Billy Williams
Oct. 14, 1943
July 30, 2006

Loving memories of
Mr. Henry Lee Maxwell
Sunrise 1/6/37
Sunset 10/9/00
And as it is appointed into men
once to die, but after this the
judgement: Hebrews 9:27

When we are happy, or when we
are blue, God is aware of whatever
we do. And He will never leave us
alone. God shares in our sorrow;
it is comforting to know that God
did not take your passing without
feeling our pain. We thank our
God upon every remembrance of
you, because there is no sorrow on
this earth that heaven can't heal.
For God is the only shot caller; He
allows whatever happens in our
lives, and gives us the strength to
go through it.
In other words, to live is to suffer,
to suffer is to live, to live is to find
meaning in the suffering. So the
dead in Christ, your suffering was
not at all in vain, for they shall.
rise again. Rest in peace, Dad, our
hearts will never let you go we
miss you! Loving memories never
die as days go and years pass by.
Deep in our hearts a memory is
kept of the one we love and can
never forget.

In Memory
Anne E. Crawford
M-isfor the many things she did
O-isfor the other things she did
T-is for the tears she shed for me
H-is for the heart of gold
E-isfor her eyes
R-isfor the restless nights she stood by
my bedside.
Let every day be Mothers Day!
Make roses grow her way and
beauty everywhere. Oh never
let her eyes be wet with tears
of sorrow or regret and never
cease to care. Come, grown up
children and rejoice that you
can hear your mother's voice.

Ma, you wrote this to your
mother in 1949. Now, I'm
repeating it to you. God, I wish
I could hear your sweet voice
once more. I know I'll see you
in Heaven one day and have
your warm hugs once more.

Workshop on

daffodils, herbs
A morning workshop will be
held at the county extension of-
fice on October 13 on how to
grow two perennials daffodils
and herbs. It begins at 9:00 am
and lasts until noon.
Guest speakers will be Lei
Lani Davis and Linda Van Beck,
and participants will be able to
purchase three varieties of daffo-
dils and herb plants. Cost of the
program is $3. The program is
sponsored by the extension ser-
vice; call Barbara Smith, Baker
County horticulture agent, at
259-3520 for more details.

Monday & Thursday
8:00 pm
Macclenny Church of Christ
5th and Minnesota
275-3617 or 259-8257

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Jesus: The Way, The Truth and The Life
Sunday School 10:00 A.M. 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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Two long-time ministers join over 400

celebrating First Baptist's 124 year history

By Carrie Mizell
UNF Journalism Student
With eyes tightly closed and
a slow hum on their lips, several
members of First Baptist Church
of Macclenny reacted to the deep
sound of the Rev. Jim McCord
singing "How Great Thou Art"
with a raised hand to the sky or
a subtle toe tap the morning of
Sunday, October 7.
Though the worship service at
First Baptist Church of Macclen-
ny has evolved over the church's
124-year history, blending tradi-
tional with contemporary styles,
the word of God as it is preached
remains unchanged, according to
the Rev. Edsel Bone, senior pas-
"We're not what you'd con-
sider a country church," Bone
said. "Our church is very fam-
ily oriented ... we like to say, 'It
feels like home.'"
The crowd of 400 members,
visitors and old familiar faces
who attended the 124th Home-
coming Celebration had no trou-
ble assimilating to the boisterous
atmosphere inside the church.
Much of the excitement came
from the return of Rev. McCord,
a former music minister at First
Baptist Church of Macclenny
and Dr. Allen Carter, a former
senior pastor at the church.
Carter, the second longest
tenured pastor in the church's
history, and McCord continue to
serve the Lord together as minis-
ters at Calvary Baptist Church in
Bel Air, Md.
"On Sept. 16, I announced
to my church family in Mary-
land that I will be retiring," Rev.
Carter said. "Betty Sue, Marilyn,
Jim and I have served together
for 22 years. When we got the
invitation to come back to Mac-
clenny together for homecoming
I thought things couldn't be more
Rev. Carter said that history
has become very important to
him over the years. He !remem-,
bers the struggle over selecting
the right color of stained glass
for the windows of First Baptist
Church of Macclenny's current
sanctuary and the ancient pine
tree that loomed over the prop-
The enormous tree was cut
down and the wood was planed
into two solid beams that are
currently in the church's narthex
along with two old electrified
lanterns that were found beaten
and distressed in the education
building. The lanterns required
refurbishing before they could

be installed in the new sanctuary
facility, according to Carter.
"First Baptist Church of Mac-
clenny has a very rich history,"
Rev. Carter said. "Dr. Billy Gra-
ham preached his first sermon
here. Woodrow Flynn was the
pastor at the time and he asked
Graham, who was a former
classmate, to come preach. Sup-
posedly he preached from Gen-
esis to Revelations in less than
10 minutes."
While church members have
worshiped in three other sanc-
tuaries over the last 124 years,
the church family decided before
Rev. Bone came to serve as se-
nior pastor that while the build-
ings may change, the church's
current location along SR 121 at
the comer of Minnesota Street
will be its permanent location
The church to begin purchas-
ing property along two adjacent
streets, according to Rev. Bone,;
who said thAt '85 'percent of'th&
planned purchases are complete.
Before Rev. Carter presented
the message, his successor rec-
ognized longtime church mem-
bers who were baptized or mar-
ried during Rev. Carter's tenure
as senior pastor, while also ac-
knowledging those who joined
the church during that time.
Leather Bibles were presented
to Bernice Green, Mary Finley
and Margaret Helms, all whom
claimed to be the longest active
ongoing members of the church

First Baptist Church
"A Beacon to Sunday School 9:45 AM
Baker County" Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 AM
SSunday Evening Worship 6:00 PM
Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7:00 PM
Dr. Randy Williams, Senior Pastor
SPerry Hays, Associate Pastor

Senior Pastor
David Thomas

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

Youth Programs
Sunday School 10:00
Common Ground Sunday 11:00
Common Ground Wed. (Teens) 7:00
God Kids Sunday 11:00
God Kids Wednesday 7:00

- each having been a member
for over 50 years. .
Eighty-five-year-old Myrtice
Begue believes.it is the care and
concern church members have
for one another that make First
Baptist Church of Macclenny so
special. A second-grade Sunday
school teacher since 1979, Ms.
Begue began teaching Sunday
school in 1960 after she and her
husband moved from Lake City.
Her face lights up as she shares
colorful stories of second-grade
antics over the years, but she sits
up a bit straighter in her chair as
she talks about the church's mis-
"Our primary purpose for be-
ing a church is to present Jesus to
the community and to the world.
We are a lighthouse for Jesus,"
Ms. Begue said, echoing the sen-
timents of Pastor Bone.
According to the senior pastor,
thl churh does not only attract
established business 'profession-
als, but also a vast group of blue-
collar everyday people seeking a
relationship with the Lord.
The church, which was con-
stituted in May 1883 by a Florida
Baptist Convention missionary,
currently averages 300 members
each Sunday morning for wor-
ship, according to Rev. Bone.
They are very missions-oriented,

contributing 12 percent of each
dollar given in tithes and offer-
ing to support missions through
Southern Baptist Convention
cooperative programs and three
missionaries the church has ad-
opted on its own.
Church members are also ac-
tively involved in the community.
The youth group sells curly fries
each year at the Baker County
Fair as a fund raiser, while other_
members set up inside a fair barn
to talk with attendees and give
away copies of The New Testa-
Also in October, the church
hosts a safe Halloween alterna-
tive in the Family Life Center.
Each year the event with its
games, rides and candy, draws in
nearly 900 children.
"The church really hasn't
changed much in all the years I
have been attending here. Con-
temporary housese' are ,now
iiterspersed ahdc'thereitte 1ridre
activities for youth and younger
children," Ms. Begue said. "The
love is still here. It's amazing
how much we feel for one an-
other. I can hardly describe it ...
it's such a precious thing."
(Ms. Mizell is one of several UNF senior
journalism students assigned to write
articles for the newspaper as a class

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Unbeaten streak 'snapped'

Wildcats fall short in key district match-up

It was the little things that
broke the Baker High Wildcats'
unbeaten string Friday night.
The Cats were hampered by
penalties, miscues and poor deci-
sions, giving the Jackson Tigers
just the impetus that they needed
to take a 21-13 win. It was a frus-
trating night for Coach Bobby
Johns and the football team.
"We out-gained them 300 to
200 yards," said Johns. But it
was what they weren't accom-
plishing that made the biggest
The Wildcats came into the
game with a curious lack of in-
tensity that they haven't shown
in their previous matches, and
Jackson capitalized early. Johns
said that he noticed the lack of
focus on the bus ride over and in
the locker room before the game
and that it worried him.
His fears were justified very
early in the game. After a hold-
ing penalty pinned BCHS deep
in their end of the field on the
first series, Darrius McCray
picked off a Carlos Holton pass
and darted 10 yards into the end
zone to shock the Wildcats and
their fans. The Tigers were up
7-0 while people were still filing
into their seats.
It woke up the sparse Tiger
crowd and left the large Wildcat
traveling faithful stunned. It also
stunned the Cats.
The Wildcats haven't had to
play from behind this season and
even the coaching staff wondered
how they would respond.
Baker High struggled offen-
sively after the Jackson score.
They committed another frus-
.trating penalty and had to punt
back to the Tigers, but Carlos
Holton booted a great kick that
pinned Jackson on the one-yard
line. The defense rose to the oc-
casion and the Cats got the ball
right back.
Lucious Lee ran the ball well
and the offense executed well all
night until they got into the
Red Zone. The miscues contin-
ued to hound them. On the drive
they had a penalty, a fumble they
got back and a bad snap. It was
as if the Cats were playing off

the back foot from the opening
Lee and Holton combined to
drive the ball to the 2-yard line
of Jackson before a bad snap put
the ball on the 21 yard line and
snuffed the drive.
Jackson was not having those
problems early on. They got the
ball on their own 21 and drove
all the way down field for the
touchdown. The Wildcats did a
good job stopping running back
Antonio Linton, but that allowed
tailback Chris Campbell to have
a big night.
Jackson plodded down the
field and Campbell ran in from
the 3 for the score. The kick was
good and BCHS was down 14-0
with the half winding down.
When Coach Johns and his
staff analyzed the game on Sat-
urday, they discovered the Cats
were lining up incorrectly 50%
of the time. That meant that the
Wildcats were having trouble
recognizing how the Tigers were
setting up offensively and de-
fensively, and thus were chas-
ing the play. In the previous five
games, the Cats had graded out
at over 90%. Those mental errors
would prove the difference in the
The Cats showed a lot of char-
acter coming out of the locker
room and drove down the field to
score on the first series of the sec-
ond half. Lee and Harold Moore
ran the ball extremely well, then,
Moore pushed the ball in from
two yards out for the score.
That woke up the large crowd
of Wildcat fans who had braved
the bad weather to make the
trip. All the Cats had to do was
combine for a big stop and the
momentum would shift their
way. You could feel it in the wet,
heavy air.
The only people who didn't
feel it were the Tigers. Just when
the Cats had them stopped and
were ready to take control, Jack-,
son threw a curve ball literal-
ly. Stalled on 4th down and nine
yards to go, the Tigers hurled a
halfback pass to Marquelle Lee,
who snagged it and ran in for the
score. It was a back breaker.

From top to bottom: Several Wildcats, including Darvin Ruise and Tommy Moore,
pursue a Jackson ball carrier. Middle: QB Carlos Holton is chased by the Tigers.
Holton was only four of 16 passing and threw two interceptions. Bottom: Lucious
Lee carries the ball. Lee rushed 17 times for 110 yards in the defeat.
Photo By: Bakercountysports .com

The Wildcats knew that play
was in the Tiger arsenal and
had practiced against it all week
long. But on this night they were
unable to stop it. Three defensive
players had a chance to break it
up, but couldn't quite make the
play and the Tigers had regained
the elusive momentum.
The Wildcats would score
again on a Carlos Holton touch-
down with just 16 seconds left in
the game. They tried an on-side
kick in hopes of regaining the
ball, but like so much that night,

Bishop Kenny only district unbeaten

The Wildcats took one on the
chin this weekend with their loss
to district foe Jackson. The loss
threw the district into a spin.
With the Cats having stopped
Raines and Bishop Kenny beat-
ing Jackson the previous week,
the Vikings' big win 18-7 over
Suwannee County means that
only Kenny is unblemished in
the district.
Here's a look at last weekend,
and how other past and future
Wildcat opponents fared.
The Crusaders defeated
Paxon 27-13 behind a strong
effort from quarterback Brett
Whitmire. Ross Crabtree caught
a trio of passes for 40 yards and

a touchdown. He also picked up
a fumble and raced 40 yards for
the score. Cody Anderson in-
tercepted two passes. The Cru-
saders had trouble stopping the
running game and Paxon's Mark
Lark ran for 147 yards.
Keystone Heights shut out
West Nassau 28-0. Matt Storey
was the "story" of the game with
142 yards rushing on 19 carries
for Keystone Heights.
The Bolles Bulldogs pound-
ed on Bradford County 49-13.
Bolles had 337 yards rushing
and seven touchdowns on the
ground in the rout of the Torna-
does. Chuckie Covington had a
good night for Bradford, return-

ing a fumble for a 66-yard touch-
Things continued to go bad-
ly for Ridgeview after its loss
to the Wildcats. Nease beat the
Panthers 63-3, but it was a costly
win. Quarterback Ted Strachitas,
one of the best in the state, went
down with a knee injury.
Union County beat Trinity
Catholic of Ocala 29-28.
ACD beat Lake City Chris-
tian 35-28.
Potter's House lost to Eagle's
View 42-14.

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it didn't go their way.
The Wildcats finished the
game statistically on top. They
out-gained the Tigers 291 to 211,
but Jackson captured a key win
that threw the race for the district
title wide open.
The Wildcats will have to
regroup this week and take a
100-mile road trip to face the
Vanguard Knights. The Knights
are much better than their 1-3 re-
cord (see related story) and have
a very talented passing quarter-

Steelers beat

Lions, 30-0

Weather and the field con-
ditions at Memorial Stadium
resulted in many youth foot-
ball games being cancelled last
week. However, we do have
four results.
I. The Pee-Wee Cowboys
beat the Vikings, 26-0.
2. Still in Pee-Wee, the Jag-
uars beat the Bucs, 19-7.
3. The Middle Division Steel-
ers beat the Lions, 30-0.
4. And the Raiders beat the
Titans, 14-13.

The Wildcats will attempt
to rebound from Friday night's
loss to the Jackson Tigers when
they again take to the road,
this time heading down 1-75 to
Ocala to face a dangerous Van-
guard team. The Wildcats were
stunned by the Tigers. Though
they out-gained Jackson by al-
most 100 yards, they made lots
of mental and coverage mistakes
that Coach Bobby Johns felt cost
BCHS the game.
"We were embarrassed by
the way we played," said Johns.
"Our effort level was poor."
Johns particularly pointed to
bad coverages, where players
were lined up incorrectly on of-
fense or defense. In the previous
five games, the team had been
grading out around 90% in cov-
erages. Against Jackson it was
closer to 50%.
"Everything seemed to go
wrong," added Johns, "and we
couldn't put our foot on it to turn
it around."
The coach was more bouyant
after Monday's practice, howev-
er, as the players came out angry
and showed a lot of intensity. The
hope is that they can turn the loss
into a learning experience and
come away with increased focus
for the remainder of the season.
They will be taking their lon-
gest road trip in the two years
that Johns has been head coach.
He scheduled the game for a.rea-
"If we make it into the play-
offs, we might have take some
long road trips and they need to

be used to it."
They will be playing a team
with over a dozen district titles
in the school's long history, with
some excellent players. Raider
quarterback Daunte Cullpepper
was a Vanguard Knight.
This year's Knight signal call-
er, Marquee Williams, is prob-
ably the best quarterback the
Wildcats.have faced. So far this
season, he has accounted for 700
of the team's 1000 yards of of-
He has a couple of fleet receiv-
ers. Kevin Hardy runs a 4.4 forty
and Akai Milson has good hands
and runs precise pass routes.
Tight end Jeff Hawkins had over
200 yards receiving last season
and is an excellent blocker. Pe-
ter Barry is an inside runner who
hits the holes well.
On the defensive side,
Hawkins and linebacker Doug
Smith can hit with the best of
The Knights are a much bet-
ter team than their 1-3 record in-
dicates, and if the passing game
gets in synch they could be very
On the plus side for the Wild-
cats, the Knights have had a hard
time stopping the run. Their 3-
3-5 defense has given up big
chunks of rushing yardage.
This is one of those "test of
character" games. The Wildcats
and their fans will get to see how
well they handle adversity com-
ing back from a loss in a game
they could have, and perhaps
should have, won.

Wildcat volleybal team wins

two, loses onethisp ast week

It was a busy week for the Lady Wildcat volleyball team. The Cats
took on Fernandina Beach, Santa Fe and Bradford. The team easily
defeated Fernahdina at home on Monday by sweeping the Pirates in
three games by the scores of 25-19, 25-17 and 25-18. Coach Chris Ar-
moreda was pleased with the team's attitude going into the game.
"This was a big win for the team as they try to avenge some medio-
cre play from the last week and a half. All facets of the team's game
was in full swing," said Armoreda. "Our back row play and defense
was especially great on this night. Our back row players really played
well. They were digging the ball well and showed great effort in keep-
ing the ball off the ground. The backline really stepped it up and the
team rallied behind their efforts."
Stat leaders: Kills-Gray (11), Norman (7), Dugger (5)and Holton
(5); Blocks-Holton (5), Coffell (2); Assists- Kennedy (16), Smith (9)
The Cats hosted Santa Fe the next night. This was a key district
match-up for BCHS and they used the momentum from the previous
night's win to get them going against a very good Alachua team. The
Cats put up a real fight, but lost in three games.
The Cats knew coming in that Santa Fe is a good team but if the girls
neutralized two of their key players and matched their intensity point-
for-point, they had a good chance of beating them. The Cats ended up
on the losing end by the scores of 28-30, 20-25 and 18-25.
The team gave Santa Fe all it could handle in the first match. BCHS
was down 12-3 before lightning killed the power in the gym. After a
10-minute delay, the Cats battled back to take the lead 22-18. The team
matched Santa Fe hit- for-hit pass-for-pass, but some key errors and
missed serves lead to the outcome of this match.
Stat leaders: Kills-Gray (10), Dugger (7), Norman (5), Holton (4);
Assists-Kennedy (10), Smith (6); Blocks-Holton (4), Dugger (2).
The Cats traveled to Bradford County on October 4 and once again
blew past the Tornadoes in three games by the score of 25-16, 25-14
and 25-18.
The team played very well and both the backline and frontline play-
ers were key to this victory. The back row, lead by Jessi Nunn, pro-
vided the setters great passes to get the offence going. Stat leaders:
Kills-Dugger (10), Norman (7), Holton (4), Gray (3); Blocks -Holton
(3); Assists-Kennedy (13), Smith (7).
The Cats will host Ridgeview on Thursday at 5:30 pm. This is a
key district game and it will impact the seeding for the district tourna-
ment. The final home game is on Tuesday, Oct. 16 versus Columbia
High. It's senior night and the Cats will honor senior Brittany Gray,
Cassie Kennedy, Tiffany Norman, Jessi Nunn, Mary Dugger and Kal-
lie Crummey.

Bobcats a step awayf om conference title
Mardreakus Ford scores one of his two touchdowns to lead the middle school Bob-
cats to a 14-6 win over host Madison Fn. .diy evening. The victory propels the unde-
feated Bobcats to the championship game against Yuleefor the North Florida Crown
Conference title next Tuesday. The game will be played at Memorial Stadium.

THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday October 11, 2007 Page 11


1 fine

record for



Mike Crews

A lot can change during the
course of a season, but for the
Wildcats the world seems to
have flipped upside down after
last week.
Beginning the season 5-0, and
with so many expectations lead-
ing into the game against Jack-
son this past Friday night, the
Wildcats seemed unstoppable.
Averaging over 37 points per ball
game, it would be hard for the
Tigers to keep this offense out of
the end zone and knock them off
track making the playoffs. Yet, it
only took a few plays before the
Cats found themselves in unfa-
miliar territory. Before Jackson
intercepted a Wildcat pass on
the first series and ran it in for a
touchdown, the Wildcats had not
trailed in a ball game this year,
leading many to believe this may
be a year of destiny.
What happens now? Will the
Wildcats still be able to make the
playoffs? Why was Jackson able
to stop the Wildcats?
These are many of the ques-
tions I have been asked and
many of the questions running
through the heads of Wildcat
fans today. The answers will be
learned over the next few weeks,
but let me give you my opinion
on where things stand for the
Wildcats heading towards the
home stretch of the season.
First things first. If you would
have predicted before the season
the Wildcats would be 5-1 after
six games, most people would
have relished the thought. I can
certainly see that this program
is headed in the right direction.
Once you start winning though,
there's no turning back. Just ask,
the Gators, or the Jaguars for that
On a much different scale,
the same could happen to the
Wildcats. The lofty expectations
placed on this team can be a bur-
den. My solution to this would
be for fans and players to enjoy
the experience. It's good to have
your team talked about on the
news and in the paper. It's good
to go to the stadium and see a big
crowd of fans. It's good to even
think you have a chance to make
the playoffs.
Chances are the Wildcat foot-
ball team is still pretty dam good
even though it suffered the loss:
Chances are that the Wildcats by
winning their last two district
games will still have a very good
opportunity to make the play-
offs. Chances are the best is yet
to come for this team. Enjoy the
ride, because before you know it,
the season will be over.
This week's picks:
Baker County will travel
to Ocala Vanguard to face a 1-3
team. Look for the Wildcats to
regain their form this week and
win the game 35-14.
Florida State @ Wake Forest
- Florida State is on the road at
Wake Forest in a revenge game
against last year's ACC champs.
Wake is not playing at last year's
form and the Seminoles have
some confidence going in. For
Ms. Begue, I will pick the Semi-
noles to win, 23-7.
Houston Texans @ Jaguars
- the Jaguars seem to be doing
well with David Garrard at the
helm, and they would love to put
a whooping on the pesky Texans
at home. I'll pick the Jaguars, 20-
Remember; come join us at
Calendar's Pizza on Monday
nights from 7:00-8:00 pm. Head
coach Bobby Johns, myself and
David Crummey discuss Wildcat

football, and Coach Johns takes
questions from the crowd. If you
can't make it, though, tune to
92.1 FM. If you have a take on
sports, email it to me at mike@
bakercountysports.com. See you
all next week.

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Mr. Carter and Ms. Berrier

Just Mauid in Hawaii
Ashley Yvonne Berrier of
Macclenny and Matthew Al-.
len Carter of Macclenny' were
married in a sunset ceremony in
Maui, Hawaii on September 9,
Parents of the bride are Floyd
Berrier of Jacksonville Beach
and Susan Berrier-Pacetti of
Lake City. The groom's parents
are Dr. Derrick and Judy Carter
of Macclenny.
After a honeymoon in Maui,
the couple is residing in Mac-

Shawn and Mandy Kinghorn
of Glen St. Mary are blessed
to announce the arrival of their
baby boy Taz. He was born Sep-
tember 29, 2007 at St. Vincents.
He weighed seven pounds seven
ounces and 20 inches long.
Taz joins excited brothers Tuck-
er and Toby.
Proud grandparents are
Mikell and Dale Bennett and
Billy and Peggy Kinghorn, all
of Glen St. Mary. Great-grand-
Sparents 'are Elmerf Lee and Lois
Bennett, Virginia Taylor and the
late Cecil Taylor, Evelyn Nipper
and the late Buster Nipper, also
of Glen.

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Griffis family reunion
The descendants of West-
berry Griffis (1835-1905) and
wives Penny Padgett Griffis,
Eliza Wilkerson Griffis and
Laura Blitch Griffis, will hold a
family reunion Saturday, Octc-
ber 20, 2007 at Evergreen Bap-
tist Church, Hwy 125, Lawtey,
FL from 11:00 am-3:00 pm.
Please bring covered dishes.
Tea, ice, plates and utensils will
be provided. For more informa-
tion, contact Dorothy Griffis
Lindsey at 386-842-5007 or
Norma Redding Griffis at 259-


Ella Grace Steadman

Daughter born
Dell and Sherrie (Taylor)
Steadman of Glen St. Mary are
proud to announce the birth
of their first child, Ella Grace
Steadman. She was born Sep-
tember' 11 and weighed six
pounds, seven ounces and was
19 inches long.
Proud grandparents are Bar-
bara Taylor of Glen St. Mary
and Ray and Summer Steadman
of Jacksonville.

Crewsfamily reunion
The descendants of Calvin
McDonald (Mac) Crews and
Sarah Janes Stokes will have
their annual family reunion at
the home of Chester and Bonnie
Crews on CR 139B in Glen St.
The event begins at 1:00 pm
on Saturday, October 13. Please
bring a covered dish and a home-
made item for an auction.
For more information, call
Bonnie Crews, 259-4659 or Su-
sie Rountree, 509-8921.

Manning reunion
The Manning family reunion
will be held Sunday, October
14 at Ocean Pond, the Olustee,
beach entrance. Lunch will be-
gin at noon.
Hope to see you there.

Chec it out..

Dowlings celebrate 50 years together
Freeman and Sarah Dowling of Olustee celebrated their 50th wed-
ding anniversary on October 6, 2007. They were married in Manor,
GA on October 6,1957.
The Dowlings have one daughter, Brenda Gibson and grandchil-
dren Austin, Timmy, Sarah and Brendan Gibson, all of Olustee.

Bennett reunion
The annual Bennett family
reunion will be held on Sun-
day, October 14 at North Prong
Lunch will be served at 2:00
pm. All family and friends
please attend.

Ha1pp 5th Birthday' I
T oby Ku nglorn
With love Ddddtl\ldhania
Tticker& Taz

Monthly cruise-in
Let's show off our cars. The
public is also welcome to enjoy
Baker County's eclectic collec-
tion of antique, classic and hot
rod autos. Join us at the Walmart
parking lot Saturday, October 13
at 6:00 pm.

James & E ;ia Parker of Monigormer,..L \ ishes
to congratul.aie their son on his recent graduation.
After setenreen \eeks of hard intense training.
he is nonA Police Officer Janue Parker \~ith the
Nlontgominer Police Depantment Jamie \,as the
S\ ice president of his class. This nineteen %ear old
graduate is the grandson of Norman and Marn
Lee RLIse and Annie Mac Parker of Sanderson.
Congratulations. Jamie. we are so proud oflou!
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October 15-19 7:30 pm nightly
A different speaker each night
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October 21st at 11:00 am
Sunday morning with
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NOTICE IS HEREBY'GVEN'ttiat David Crgdsi'the
holder of the following Tax Sale Certificate, has
filed said Tax Certificate for a Tax Deed to be is-
sued. thereon. The Certificate Number and year of
Issuance, the Description of the property and the
Name in which it is assessed as follows:
Certificate Number: 05-00448
Year of issuance: 2005
Description of property: .
Part of land being a part of the NW'A of SWA/
of Section 6, Township 2 South, Range 22 East,
Baker County, Florida, more particularly described
as follows: Commence at the Southeast right of
way intersection of State Road 23-D and State
Road 23-C, both being 80 foot right of ways as
now established; thence S 0 degrees 13'30" W
along said right of way of State Road 23-C, 444.85
feet; thence S 89 degrees 52'55" E, 693.76 feet;
thence S 0 degrees 13'30" W, 140 feet and to
the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continue S 0
degrees 13'30" W, 160 feet; thence S 89 degrees
52'55" E, 173.44 feet; thence N 0 degrees 13'30"
E, 160 feet; thence N 89 degrees 52'55" W, 173.44
feet and back to the POINT OF BEGINNING; being a
part of parcels 13 and 14 and less and except any
portion lying and being with the right-of-way of
any public road.
Assessed to: Tommy& Lynette Hillard
All of the above property is located in Baker Coun-
ty, in the State of Florida.
Unless such certificate or certificates shall be re-
deemed according to the law, the property de-
scribed in such certificate will be sold to the high-
est bidder at the front door of the Baker County
Courthouse on December 13, 2007 at 11:00 am.
Al Fraser
Clerk of the Circuit Court
of Baker, Florida
By: Bonnie Palleschi
Bonnie Palleschi, Deputy Clerk
CASE NO.: 02-2006-CA-0176

TINA M. RHODEN, his wife,

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to a
Second Amended Final Judgment of Foreclosure
entered in the above styled cause, in the Circuit
Court of Baker County, Florida, I will sell the prop-
erty situate in Baker County, Florida, described as
Lot 48, River County Estates, according to plat
thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, page 73-80,
in the public records of Baker County, Florida.
TOGETHER WITH a 1990 Chad Doublewide
Mobile Home, ID# GAFLK05A16172CW &
Parcel I.D.#: 16-1S-21-0121-0000-0480
at public sale, to the highest and best bidder,
for cash, at the front door of the Baker County
Courthouse, Macclenny, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on
Tuesday, October 30, 2007.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court
on this 26 day of September, 2007.
By: Bonnie Palleschi
Deputy Clerk
Frank E. Maloney, Jr., PA.
Attorney for Plaintiff
445 East Macclenny Avenue
Macclenny, FL 32063




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S 2003 Everest 32' 5th wheel, 3 slide
outs, one owner, no smoke, no pets,
$24,000. 259-5262 or 838-6580.
Hay for sale. Fresh dug and rolled,
large heavy rolls of edible peanut hay,
delivered in trailer load of 21 rolls; fresh
large heavy rolls of Coastal Bermuda
hay, horse quality, delivered in trailer
loads of 25 rolls. 904-945-3626.
Blueberry plants, large. 339-3650 or
S 275-2712. 10/11p
Come visit The Franklin Mercantile
... booth.@_Athe Baker County. Fair,, fr,opur.
Christmas Preview. Adorable personal-
ie d'ornaments for sale. 259-6040
Antique breakfront buffet, breakfront
china cabinet, buffet, all mahogany, can
S be seen at Southern Charm. 259-4140.
2003, 16x7 Cargo Craft Explorer
trailer, 3%" plywood floor and doors, 4
S wheel electric brakes on tandem axle,
S like new, $3000. 613-6001. 7/19tfc
Brand new Sears water softener sys-
tem, $585. Free installation. Good used
appliances. 90 day money back guaran-
tee. 266-4717. 7/12-3/27p
Happy Fall Ya'll! The Franklin Mercan-
tile is now open Fridays and Saturdays
10:00 am-5:00 pm. New stuff!! Railroad
crossing in Glen. 259-6040. 10/4tfc
2006 Honda Rancher 350 ES, low
S hours, custom rims with mud tires,
plus stock tires and rims with cargo bag
and loading ramps, excellent condition.
Adult owned, $4700 OBO. 904-724-
0264. 10/4-11p
AR15, 3 clips, multi-pocket carry bag,
red-dot sight, ammo box and ammo,
$750; one new printer/copier/scanner,
$65. 904-718-2049. 10/4-11p
Butterfly dining table with 6 chairs,
very ornate, fluted legs, rare; half round
S foyer console. All pieces are mahogany
wood. Southern Charm. 259-4140.
i Artists! Oils, acrylics, water colors,
canvases, drawing pads and much
more! The Office Mart, 110 S. Fifth
S Street, 259-3737. tfc
Mahogany secretary, beautiful piece,
excellent condition. Southern Charm
259-4140. 12/9tfc
Driveway repair, slag, crushed con-
crete or asphalt milling; also fill dirt.
904-483-6114. 10/11-11/lp
4 pink high back bar stools, $60; roll
top desk $100; Broyhill mirrored cherry
S hall tree, $100. 275-2285. 10/11 p
S Junk for sale, including car, tractor and
implements. 912-266-1641. 10/11p
j 2002 Georgie Boy Lindau motorhome,
34', 7000 miles,, excellent condition,
;'1 sleeps 6, $55,000. 266-4914. 10/11D

Trampoline, 10'x15' by Parkside, excel-
lent condition, 12 years old, includes
safety enclosure and instructions, $700
new, just in time for Christmas, $550
firm. 259-6174 am. 10/11p
Astroglass bass boat, 17'6", 115 HP
Johnson, 72 Ib. thrust Minkota trolling
motor and trailer, $5000. Call Jimmy at
259-2927. 10/11-18p
1983 Glass Stream 16 ft. boat with 88
HP Johnson motor with trailer, must
see! Asking $1200 or will trade for
truck or car of same value. 509-0308
Tommy. 10/11
Light oak dining set with hutch, $150;
Razr, pink motorcycle with charger,
$50. 334-5382 or 259-9800. 10/11p
Dining room table, medium oak, in-
cludes 6 chairs. Table is 48" round or
60" oval with leaf, $350. 275-2229.
2003 Suzuki Volusia 800 motorcycle,
3600 miles, $4000. 904-553-7299.

One ticket for Florida/Georgia game.
259-3470. 10/11p

1968 Jeep J2000 truck, 4 WD, 71k
miles, everything original, complete
tune-up, new coil, water pump and fuel
pump, $1200. 904-424-6705. 10/11p
2005 extended cab Chevy Z-71, 4WD,
like new condition, loaded, 25k miles,
3" lift, includes programmer and seven
year/100,000 mile extended warranty,
$22,500. 259-3878. 8/2tfc
1995 CK1500 Silverado, 2WD, new
motor & transmission, excellent condi-
tion, veryvclean, custom stereo system,
"'"'1021 hieI., $5500 firm. 904-759-2897
Sori275-3007. 8 2rti

Concealed weapons class Tuesday,
October 16th, 6:00-8:00 pm, $45 plus
photography. Call Hole in the Wall'to

register. 259-6568. 10
Gwen's Handyman Services.
painting, carpentry, general
nance. Free estimates. 259-912

Attntinn: 23 neopnnle. Get naid

weight! Limited time and space! Free
samples. Apply now. Call me at 1-888-
203-0610 or e-mail at gethealthy4life@
hotmail.com. 9/27-10/25p
Dennis Barnett or anyone knowing his
whereabouts, please call David Cothran
at 635-1797 or 230-8924. 10/11p
Pay top dollar for junk cars only. Praise
the Lord only. Call Larry at 259-4952 or
904-222-4535. 10/4-1 tp
Rajun Cajun & Tambourine. Music
from Louisiana for your group or party.
259-3268. 9/13-10/18p
Babysitting in my home, all ages, 6:00
am-?, Monday-Friday, near CR 125 and
127. 904-838-2287. 10/4-11p
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.
Want to test market and sell Avon's
newest products? Call Donna Ruis at
904-316-9060 to join this special group
of Avon representatives. 10/11-18p

Lost: Man's gold ring. with oval, red
stone. Reward. Call 259-3351.

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Taking deposits on three adorable male
Chihuahua puppies. Ready October 11.
Shots and vet check. Registered CKC.
$400 and up. 653-2157 or 259-4339.
Dogs: all types from puppies to adults.
Animal Control, $50 boarding fees will
apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc
Happy Jack Mange Medicine pro-
motes healing and hair growth in any
mange or barespot on dogs and horses
without steriods. Glen Cash Store 259-
2381 www.happyjackinc.comh
Two great mutts need new home. 5
year old female spayed, black Lab/
Golden Retriever mix; 6 year old
female, spayed, Rhodesian/Ridgeback
mix. Great with kids. 259-6851.10/11 p

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
Plumber journeyman, commercial &
industrial. Background check and drug
testing required. Clean driving record a
.must. Call Gateway Contracting at 904-
88-4799 9 23-11'18p
;Head cook/kitchen manager needed, 3
years experience, $10/hour, line cooks
& wait staff. Send self-addressed,
stamped envelope to P.O. Box 1842,
Macclenny, FL 32063 for an applica-
tion. 9/27-10/25p
A Touch of Grass Lawn Service needs
experienced full time lawn maintenance
worker with valid Florida drivers license.
259-7335. 3/23tfc

0/4-11p Plumber helper/apprentice helper/
Repairs, apprentice, commercial and industrial.
mainte- Background check and drug testing
:8. required. Clean driving record a must.
10/11c Call Gateway Contracting at 904-388-
tno los 4799. 10/11-11/lp

Avon do your Christmas shopping
for 50% off. Sell to others, earn 50%.
Only $10 investment. Call 275-3215 or
1-866-665-2866 ISR. 10/4-11p
TA Travelcenter now hiring Arby's
team members and management for TA
Travelcenter in Baldwin, 1024 US 301
S., Jacksonville, FL 32234 or call Tom
at 904-266-4281 ext. 1.8. I 4/26tfc
Company specializing in Erosion
Control now hiring the following posi-
tions: Class A CDL drivers, crew lead-
ers, equipment operators and labor-
ers. Valid driver's license a must. Fax
resume to 275-3292 or call 275-4960.
EOE, drug free workplace. 6/28tfc
Case Coordinator I, Guardian Ad Litem.
Full time case coordinator I position
located in Macclenny. Annual salary
$30,319.94; part time case coordinator
I position located in Starke, salary $14/
hour. Interested candidates can submit
a State of Florida application by visit-
ing gal.fl.gov or calling 904-966-6237.
EEO/ADA/DFWP employer. Closing date
October 22. 2007. 10/11-18c
Local home care agency seeking PRN,
RN, OT and a full-time PT. Please call
259-3111 for more information.4/19tfc
Experienced painters needed. Must
have tools, benefits after 90 days. 259-
5877. 12/30tfc
Dental assistant needed in busy dental
practice. Full time position, EDA or CDA
required. May deliver resume in person
to 546 S. 5th St. or fax to 259-8978. No
phone calls please. 9/6tfc



Dryer, furniture,

Friday 7:30 am-?, 1013 Christie Court. Baby
items, household items.
Friday, 8:00 am-?, St. Marys Circle off US 90.
Clothing, toys & more.
Friday only, 6126 George Hodges Road. Multi-
family. 904-759-7355.
Friday & Saturday 7:30 am-?, 6317 CR 23D.
lots of clothes, lots of baby items, more. 2 fami-

Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-1:00 pm, 6918 Woodlawn Road.
Benefit for Haiti missions.
Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-1:00 pm, Hills of Glen. Too much
stuff to list.
Friday 8:00 am-5:00 pm. Saturday 8:00 am-4:00 pm, 13527 E.
Tallpine Road. North on Lowder to Tallpine south, right on South
Tallpine, then left on East Tallpine, 6th place on right. Huge sale.
Rain or shine.
Friday & Saturday 9:00 am-2:00 pm, 458 S. 3rd Street.
Friday & Saturday 8:00-noon, 7426 Mudlake Road. Lots of ev-
Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-?, New Life Church of God, 14271
N. SR 121, inside the fellowship hall. Rain or Shine.
Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-1:00 pm, turn by Zaxbys to Aspen
to Camphor, follow to 6119 Chestnut Road. Shoes, clothes, fur-
niture, camping supplies, small kitchen appliances, much more.
Rain cancels.
Friday & Saturday 9:00 am-?. 4531 Hickory Street, Macclenny
II. Porcelian dolls, curio cabinet.
Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-1:00 pm, 12547 Hwy 121 N. Toys,
lots of baby items, clothes & lots more.
Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-3:00 pm, Myrna Street off Charlie
Rowe Road. 2 families.
Saturday 8:00 am-?, 344 Barber Road, turn by McDonalds. 2nd
house on right. Adult & children clothing, toys, dining room
suite, lots of household items. 2 families.
Saturday 8:00 am-?, US 90 W. 2 blocks out of Glen on right.
Rain cancels.
Saturday 7:00 am-?, 4936 Jeff Starling Road, 1/8 mile south of
1-10 on 121 by the big tower. Shoes, clothes, sago palms.
Saturday 8:00 am-?, 320 North Boulevard. Weather permitting.
3 families.
Saturday 7:30 am-2:00 pm, Lowder to Chipshot Drive. Every-
thing, household, furniture, clothes, home decor. 3 families.

Class A maintenance mechanic needed
for 3rd shift maintenance crew. Must
have minimum 5 years experience. Pay
ranges from $17.87 plus a 26 cent dif-
ferential pay. We are an equal opportuni-
ty employer and a drug free workplace.
We offer 401k, health insurance, paid
holidays and vacation. Apply at Gilman
Building Products, CR 218, Maxville, FL
or fax resume to 904-289-7736.
3 dump truck drivers needed with
asphalt experience, up to $14 per hour.
904-334-8739. 10/4-18p
Wendy's of Macclenny is now hiring
management. Please call 259-5297 to
apply. 10/11-18c
Emergency Services Coorindator a
master's degree in a human service field
with training in mental health disorders,
evaluations, intervention techniques,
crisis counseling and psychopharma-
cology. License preferred. Fax resume
to 259-5187. 10/11-18c

Early morning newspaper route in
Macclenny and Sanderson. Must have
dependable transportation, cash bond
and telephone. 1-888-810-4524.
Drivers: Top pay and excellent home-
time! We train car haulers. Superior
benefits package. CDL-A with 2 years
OTR experience. 800-889-8139.

Career in 4 months. Set own sched-
ule and have great income. Lake City
Community College's nail tech program.
Monday-Thursday, 5:00-9:00 pm,
January-April. No high school diploma
required. Call 386-754-4352 for details.

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Are you earning $3000-$10,000 per.
month? Local millionaire will men-
tor you. Can you handle that? Www.
Enjoy working outdoors? Like to earn a
good income? Consider welding at Lake
City Community College. Classes begin
January 7th. Financial aid available. No
high school diploma required. Call 386-
754-4352. 10/11 c

Notice to Readers
All real estate advertising in this newspaper is
subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes
it illegal to advertise "any preference, limita-
tion or discrimination based on race, color,
religion, sex, handicap, familiar status or
national origin, or an intention, to make any
such preference, limitation or discrimina-
tion." Familial status includes children under
the age of 18 living with parents or legal cus-
todians, pregnant women and people secur-
ing 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
Glen St. Mary, close to high school and
tennis courts, 2 acres cleared, zoned for
mobile home or house, $64,900.
904-219-0480. 10/1tlfc
9.39 acres w/well & septic, 1 mile of
Sanderson on CR.229. $96,500. Owner
financing available. 904-813-1580.
FSBO. 3 BR, 2 BA brick home with 1585
SF heated on /2 acre in Glenfield Oaks
Subdivision, many upgrades, $212,000.
Call 904-813-3091. 7/19tfc
2 story brick home, 3100 SF, 4 BR,
22 BA, large kitchen and dining area,
2 family rooms one with fireplace,
office/guest room, wood floor through-
out, tile bath, Corian countertops, 1700
SF storage area on 5.22 acres in Glen,
$479,000. 259-7639. 10/11p
312 split in Oweng Acres with pool,
beautifully kept, nice quiet neighborhood,
new stainless appliances, $179,900. Call
today Exit Realty Affiliates Network at
904-755-1699. 10/4-25p
4 BR, 2 BA brick home w/1876 SF
heated on 1/2 acre in Macclenny, all
electric appliances, $249,000. 813-1580
(18GFO). 5/10tfc
3 BR, 2 BA brick home w/1721 SF heat-
ed on1/2 acre in Macclenny, all electric
appliances, $209,000. Call 813-1580
(8WE). 5/10tfc
2 five acre or 1 10 acre parcel off
Mudlake Road, asking price separate
- $125,000 each, together $200,000.
259-9066 after-6:00-pm. 10/11'tfc
8.39 acres w/well & septic, 1 mile north
of Sanderson on CR 229, $96,500.
Owner financing available. '904-813-
1580. 5/17tfc
3 BR, 2 BA mobile home on 5 acres,
workshop, fish pond, appraised at
$150,000. Must sell, make offer. 904-
200-6749. 10/11p
FSBO. Copper Creek Hills, Unit III, 2
large lot $65,000 each, 1 lot @ $55,000.
Please telephone 904-813-1580.
3 BR, 2 BA on 1 acre in Macclenny II
subdivision, $209,000. 653-1680 or
545-9404. 10/11p
Option to lease, references required.
3 BR, 2 BA DW on '/ acre for sale by
owner. Front and back porch, metal
barn, $79,000. 259-9776 or 904-302-
1219. 10/4-11c
3 BR, 2 BA brick home w/1576 SF heat-
ed on 1/2 acre in Macclenny, all electric
appliances, $214,200. Please call 813-
1580. (21GFO). 5/10tfc
Rent to own. 3 BR, 2 BA home, 1615
SF, one year old. Great location near
Macclenny Elementary. Call for more
information 259-4872. 10/11-18p
2.53 acres with 2002 Fleetwood DW, 4
BR, 2 BA in Taylor. Spacious floor plan,
huge master BR 12x22, front porch
8x24. Additional 16x20 room added on
back, all cypress, fenced yard and shed.
Must see! $160,000. 259-5156 or 612-
3443 leave message. 10/4-11 p
Tired of waiting for payments? We buy
mortgages and trust deeds for cash. Top
dollar paid. Quick closing. 396-1683.
1-3 acres, high & dry, fish pond, homes
,or mobile homes, set-up included,
owner financing or cash discount. 912-
843-8118. 2/22tfc
Your plans or mine! 1.28 acre lot with
existing well, septic and electric at 8797
Dupree Road, $60,000. 813-3091.3/1tfc
FSBO. 2 BR, 1 BA home on approxi-
mately 2 acres; also 1983 14x80,, 2 BR,
2 BA, needs repair, included on property
oon 121 south, '/ mile from interstate.
509-0308 or 370-4457. 10/1lp
10 acres in Sanderson off OC Home
Road, high & dry, $100,000. Call 904-
813-3251. 9/20-10/11p

.3 BR, 2 BA brick home with CH/A,
fenced back yard and utility shed, no
:pets, $950/month plus deposit. 259-
.6849. 10/11-18p
2 BR, 2 BA SWMH, no pets, no smok-
ing, $300 deposit, $575/month. 259-
)2787. 10/4-11p
3 BR, 1 BA house, large yard in Glen,
$850/month, 1st and last plus deposit,
,no inside pets. 259-6849. 10/11-18p
'4 BR, 2 BA brick home in city limits
with pool. 1st month's rent plus deposit,
move in today. 259-8662 or 486-0918
ask for Ronnie. 10/4-110

3 BR, 1 BA on .5 acre approximately
1 mile north of Sanderson. All electric
appliances, $750 security deposit, $750/
month. Please call 259-3343 weekdays
between 9:00 am-5:00 pm. 7/19tfc
2 BR, 1 BA apartment, CH/A, no pets on
49 W. Ohio. $550/month, $550 deposit.
259-6488 or 487-1184. 10/11p
Mobile homes. 2 and 3 BR, A/C, no
pets, $500-$575 plus deposit. 904-860-
.4604. 3/17tfc
3 BR & 2 BR mobile homes, no pets,
garbage pickup, water & yard moving
provided, $475-$625. 912-843-8118.
Beautiful homes, price range $1150 for
3 BR, 2 BA $1700 for 4 BR, 21/2 BA.
United Country St. Mary's Realty. 259-
6500. 10/11p
3 BR, 2 BA doublewide conveniently
located in Glen next to Westside and the
high school, $800/month, $800 deposit.
259-2645 or 699-4798. 10/11c.
3 BR, 2 BA DW, $800/month, $800
deposit, no pets, references required.
408-9515. 9/20tfc
3 BR, 2 BA DWMH one mile from 1-10,
1/ acre fenced back yard, no pets, lawn
service included, $850/month, $1500
deposit. 753-2679. 10/11-18p
2 BR, 1 BA MH, CH/A, Cozy Corners
Trailer Park, water, trash and lawn ser-
vices included, $565/month, 1st, last
and $300 deposit. 259-7335. 9/27tfc
2 BR, 2 BA mobile home in Sanderson,
$700/month plus deposit. 509-8345.
3 BR, 1 BA house on 1 acre south of
Sanderson; CH/A, possible option to
buy, $550/month, 1st and last plus $200
deposit. 275-3221 leave message. No
smokers, no pets, no drama! 10/11c
House for lease, $975/month. 705-
7794. 10/11-18p
Rent to own 3 BR, 2 BA. 259-1839 for
24 hour recorded message.10/11-1/3p
2 BR, 1 BA mobile home, $150/week,
no deposit. 910-5434 or Nextel beeper
160*132311*2. 10/11p

2000 SF prime commercial building in
downtown Macclenny, $2000/month.
318-9019. 10/11c
Commercial property for lease on US
90 near Walmart DC. Completely fenced
with office on 1 acre. Ideal for car lot
or light industrial. $1200/month. 259-
5149. 10/4-25p
1 storage/warehouse building, 1375
SF, $500/month; 1 professional office
building, 2000 SF, $1000/month. Call
408-9198. 9/27-10/18c

2002 Shultz 28x60, 3 BR, 2 BA, new
carpet, ready to live in, $30,000. 904-
334-8904. 10/11-18p

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What a sweet home to entertain in! Firsttime buyers can
own this 3BR/1BA w/bonus rm listing; brick house sits
on .5 acre in city, two car carport, Irg storage facility & so
much more. $144,000
private & secluded acres zoned for houses or mbl/hms;
gorgeous area minutes from interstate & shopping;
approx. 4 acres cleared w/pump, well & septic; power
installed & partially fenced. $165,000
- MLS# 394871 Front porch extends length of house,
48'X10'back porch, 2 cargar, 3R/2BA 2,016sfon 1 acre;
open flr plan, formal dng rm, sep breakfast area, food
prep & more! $263,000
One acre of land in Macclenny w/mbl/hm that needs
repair- Selling As-Is; beautifully landscaped and waiting
for your talents and creativity. $80,000
THE FISHING IS NICE MLS # 371003 Your dreams
can come true in this 3BR/2BA 1,834sf brick hm on 1
acre; Features pride of ownership, Irg open fir plan, Irg
kit w/oak cabinets & appliances included. The Country
Calls! $245,900
CALL ALL DEVELOPERS! MLS# 394597 Prime 51.87
acres w/single-wide mbl/hm, 1232sf Ivg space & above
ground pool w/decking; high & dry property, zoned AG
7.5 property is covered in Irg Oak, Magnolia & Pine trees.
- MLS# 394461 West Glen Estates, 10 acres, zoned for
houses only, high & dry property, adorned w/ Oak trees
& luscious greenery. $118,000

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3 BR, 2BA MH across from Nursery Plantation
3 BR, 2 BA 2200SF $255,900
4 BR, 2 BA$135,000
3 BR, 2 BA 1753SF $149,000
4 BR, 2/2 BA, 36.54 acres river front estate
New 3 BR, 2 BA (2 to choose from) $164,900
3 BR, 2/2 BA, pool & workshop $235,000
3 BR, 2 BA 4.88 acres joining park $359,000
3 BR, 2 BA 18J00SF MH on 1 acre $149,900
New 3 BR, 2 BAin Glen $179,900
2144SF 3 BR, 2 BA MH on 2.88 acres $179,900

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more then one home on this piece of land; 28.54 acres on paved
road frontage, partially cleared for houses, horses & cows. Zoned
1 hm per 7.5 acres. $567,777
ROOM FOR POOL & ANIMALS MLS# 396688 All brick new
construction on 1.1 acres, spacious flrpln, frml Ivg/dng rm, sep
brkfstarea, Brazilian wood firs, ceramic in baths, Mstrsuite w/sep
garden tub & shower. Just got to see! $276,000
story brick & wood siding house w/nearly 2,400sf, Irg rms, frmal
entrance, formal dng/lvg rm w/separate family rm, attached 1
car carport, Irg mature shade & fruit trees. $235,000
IDEALLY YOURS MLS# 397003 Ideal commercial property
on Interstate, property can be purchased for the asking price
or first parcel at $2.75 sf; seller will also consider built to suit.
BEST DEAL HERE MLS# 394570 Where else can you find a
house w/1800sf Ivg space in town for such a great price? 4BR/
2BA, Irg spacious rms, sep dng area, sep brkfst area & includes
additional bonus rm/game room. $104,000

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

Macclenny ** 259-6555

5 nice acres across from Nursery Plantation
10 acres near Glen $92,000
15 acres near Glen $119,000
10 acres near Glen $100,000
87.95 acre ranch $1,300,000


Owner financing, commercial building across from court-
Prime location at 1-10 and SR 121 by Waffle House &
American Inn

1395 Chaffee Road

South, Jacksonville


OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS MLS# 395732 Get the door...It's
opportunity knocking for this 1.17 acres zoned commercial gen.
w/198'of hwy frontage on 121. Property holds 2 bldgs, one pre-
fab metal bidg w/3000sf, 2" bid an OFC w/additional warehouse
space w/1800sf. Call OFC to find out more info. $525,000
GREAT STARTER HOME MLS# 394278 2BR/1BA block hm
w/Stucco, new metal roof, windows, storm door, chain link
fence, TRANE A/C and all kitchen appliances; located on Irg Ito
w/covered front porch. $109,900
BEAUTIFUL 9.5 ACRES- MLS# 370994 Looking for land? Give us
a call forthis 9.5 acres at this great price of $119,500
BUILDER'S PERSONAL HOME MLS# 385551 Concrete block
w/synthetic Stucco & stone in this absolutely breathtaking 3BR/
2.5BA, ceramic tile, crown molding, wood blinds, gas fireplace
w/thermostate home. Call to see! $375,000
DESIRABLE FIND- MLS# 388358 Immaculate 4BR/3BA 2,480sf
heated hm sitting on 5.14acres, 4 stall barn, feed & tack rm, entire
property is fenced & cross fenced; upgraded kitchen w/granite &
stainless appliances. $415,000

394430 Call to be the proud owner of this 3BR/2BA
1,584sf property; triple wide mbl/hm sits on 4.62 acres
under large mature Oak trees, partially cleared and on a
corner lot. $139,000
VACANT LAND MLS# 395392 10 acres privately
situated in the country w/peace & quiet & minimal
traffic; zoned for mble/hm or houses, bring your horses
and watch the wildlife from your doorstep. $125,000
GARDENERS HEAVEN MLS# 395644 Ready to move
in; located on 5 acres w/country atmosphere, mble/hm
w/deck off back, double carport, small fenced pond & all
the space foryour winter garden. $140,000
PICTURE PERFECT-MLS# 390299 Over1,800sf heated
in this beautiful country hm w/3BR/2BA sitting on 1.2
acres in desirable Baker County, hm has appealing
foyer entrance w/lrg open floor plan, partially fenced
w/circularfront DR. $257,500
5.01 acres in a hm only subdivision located off of
Bradford Hwy, on cul-de-sac, located minutes from
shopping, school & interstate. $108,000
VACANT BAKER LAND MLS# 374272 3 vacant
lots-zoned residential single family; special exception
for zoning for Duplexes is possible. Land hold great
potential! $85,000
SHORT SALE MLS# 396586 Charming all 3,000sf all
brick hm w/walk-in closets & a glorious Master suite;
backs up to a preserveand all in a great neighborhood.
Sellers motivated so let's work something out! $265,000
ONE CLASS ACT MLS# 395751 Call to be the proud
owner of this 2928sf hm on 50acre, in-ground pool,
attached 2 car gar, detached 1 car gar/workshop, brick
fireplace w/mantle, Corian countertops, vaulted ceilings
& more! Must see. $330,000
PULL OUT ALL THE STOPS- MLS# 336373 Perfect land
for new development in this comer lot .90acre, vacant
land just walking distance from Keller Intermediate
school. $125,000
private 7.5 acres, shady lot partially cleared, T-shape lot
w/paved access from CR-130 (Mud Lake Rd). Let's get it
started! $125,000

Account Clerk I
Clerical accounting work involving
a limited range of duties to support the
College's system of financial resources
involving but not limited to accounts
payable, property records maintenance,
subsidiary ledger maintenance and data
entry. Serves as backup cashier. Applicant
must be experienced in handling and
balancing cash transactions.
High School graduate plus two years
of business office experience. Must be
computer literate and experienced in word
processing and data spreadsheets. Special
consideration will be given to applicants
with an Associate degree or certificate in
related area.
Salary $19,602.00 Annually plus
Applications must be received
by October 24,2007.
Applications and full position details are
available on our website at:
Inquiries: Human Resources
149 SE College Place
Lake City, FL 32025
Phone: (386) 754-4314
Fax: (386)754-4594
E-mail: boettcherg@lakecitycc.edu

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The Macclenny Lions Club
would like to thank the commu-
nity for supporting the Recycle
for Sight used eyeglasses collec-
tion program. In August and Sep-
tember, we collected more than
500 pairs of unwanted glasses
and sunglasses for distribution in
needy countries.
The donated specs are sent to
a regional recycling center where
they are cleaned, sorted by pre-
scription and prepared for distri-
By making the donations, you
help improve the lives of people
in need. In most developing na-
tions, eye care is either unafford-
able or inaccessible. For many,
poor eyesight left uncorrected
leads to unemployment for adults
and inability to attend school for
The local Lions express their
appreciation to the following
for serving as drop-off centers:
American Enterprise Bank, Bak-
er Vision Center, Country Feder-
al Credit Union, Ferreira Funeral
Services, Food Lion, Macclenny
Optical, Mercantile Bank, Wa-
chovia Bank, Wal-Mart vision
center and Winn-Dixie. Contin-
ue to bring the glasses to these
businesses just look for the
Lions Club blue and white dona-
tion box.
If you are interested in learn-
ing more about Lions Club ac-
tivities here in Baker County,
call president Chuck Prachar at
259-1900 or William Beckum,
1st vice-president, at 533-3809.

School Calendar
Week of October 15-19
Monday, October 15
BCHS: \olle ball @ Yulee 5:30
pm. MES: Journalism club 3:25-
4:30 pm. PK/K: National school bus
safety week & bus driver appreciation
Tuesday, October 16
BCHS: Volleyball (h) Senior night
5:30 pm; Cross Country (h) 4:15 pm;
BCMS: Football champion TBA;
Accelerated reading test due. KIS:
Family reading night 4:00-8:00 pm.
PK/K: National school bus safety
week & bus driver appreciation
Wednesday, October 17
WES: Merry Melodies mtg. 7:50 am.
PK/K: National school bus safety
week and bus driver appreciation
Thursday, October 18
BCHS: Volleyball @ First Coast 5:30
pm; Dracula, Aud. 7:30 pm. BCMS:
Volleyball championship TBA.
WES: Good Morning Show mtg.
S 8:00 am; Just Say No club mtg. 8:00
am. Pumpkin patch. PK/K: National
school bus safety week and bus driver
appreciation week.
Friday, October 19
District-wide: Planning Day. BCHS:
Football @ Bishop Kenny 7:30
pm. Dracula, Aud. 7:30 pm. PK/K:
National school bus safety week and
bus driver appreciation week.
Saturday, October 20
BCHS: Dracula, Aud. 7:30 pm.
WES: Fall festival 2:00-5:00 pm.
Sunday, October 21
BCHS: Dracula, Aud. 2:00 pm.

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October 15-19
Offered everyday:
Cold lunch plate, chef salad or
pasta salad w/wheat roll or
crackers and dessert
(when offered)
1% lowfat white milk
1/2% lowfat flavored milk
Orange juice

Mon., October 15
Breakfast: Waffles w/syrup, peach
slices & milk.
Lunch: Slice of cheese pizza or slop-
py Joe on whole grain bun, baked
potato rounds, steamed garden peas
& carrots, chilled pears.
Tues., October 16
Breakfast: Egg & cheese burrito,
fruit juice & milk.
Lunch: Salisbury steak w/rice
& gravy or pepperoni pizza hot
pocket, raw veggies w/lowfat ranch
dressing, steamed green beans, fresh
fruit choice, homemade wheat roll,
peanut cup (7-12).
Wed., October 17
Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, fruit
juice & milk.
Lunch: Spaghetti w/meat sauce &
homemade wheat Italian bread or
fish crisp on whole grain bun, baked
potato rounds, creamy Cole slaw,
steamed broccoli, cauliflower mix,
homemade chocolate chip cookie.
Thurs., October 18
Breakfast: Cereal w/slice of multi-
grain toast, fruit juice & milk.
Lunch: Beef stroganoff w/egg
noodles & homemade wheat roll
or breaded chicken patty on bun,
golden corn, lettuce & tomato slice,
chilled fruit choice, slice of home-
made spice cake (PK-6).
Fri., October 19
Breakfast: Chicken biscuit, peach
slices & milk.
Lunch: Cheeseburger on bun or
hot dog on bun, baked french fries,
creamy Cole slaw, fruit crisp.

LCCC fall chorale

concert October 16
The Lake City Community
College choir, chamber singers
and student soloists will present
their fall semester concert Octo-
ber 16 at 7:00 pm in the Levy
Performing Arts Center.
There is no admission to the
concert. Please call 386-754-
4255 for more information.

Pre-schoolofers to
waive supply charges
During the month of October,
New Life Preschool and Day-
care is to waive the supply fee
with registration of $55. This
offer is a special for new enroll-
ment only.
New Life is located at 14271
N. SR 121, Macclenny.

Fall Festival date
The Special Blessings School
Readiness Center in Macclenny
will host its annual Fall Festival
on November 3 from 3:00-5:00
m. There will be free food and
games for all ages.
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2007 Baker County fair winners


Peg Arend
Bennie Baker
Ashley Belcher (2)
Bobby Brittain
Hunter Brittain
Mark Bryant (6)
Jennifer Chavers (2)
Pam Clark (2)
Trilby Crews (3)
Sarah Dill (5)
Billy Elledge
Callie Elledge
Wyatt Elledge
Judy Gentile
Clara Harvey (2)
Derica Harvey (2)
Tammy Harvey's Macclenny Elem
Class (20)
Christine Hicks
Crysta Hilton (3)
Amanda Hysler (2)
Kimberly Kersey
Tiffany Kersey
Helen Lindley (4)
Josh Lowery
Curtis Mason (2)
Timmy Mason (3)
Courtney McCoy (2)
Cathy.Mendolera (3)
Cheyenne Monfort
Alex Moore (2)
Carol Moore (2)
Doyle Moore
Gabrielle Moore (2)
Jay Moore
Cregie Parkin (4)
Loretta Parkin (4)
Heather Pietrowski
Cathy Rhoden (2)
Chuck Spitzer
Amelia Stacey
Laurie Stacey (3)
Christian Ward
Red Ribbon "
Caleb Bedell i2)
Ashley Bryant (2)
Clark Bryant
Mark Bryant (2)
Donovan Bryant (4)
Kathren Burke
Pam Clark
Sarah Dill
Alysin Hysler
Amanda Hysler (2)
Tiffany Kersey
Braxton Moore
Doyle Moore
-Jay Moore

Division II Garments,
Needlework and Quilting

Best of Show
Martha Stalmaker (Flower
Applique Quilt)
Best of Class
Class II Ladies & Girls: Ellen
Atkins (Girls Jumper)
Class V Needlework/Crocheting:
Mary Finley (Table Cloth)
Class VI Knitting: Ellen Atkins
(Large Afghan)
Class VII Home Furnishings-
Linens: Lois Canaday (Butterfly
Class XI Quilting: Martha
Stalmaker (Flower Applique Quilt)
Blue Ribbon
Ellen Atkins (6)
Ashley Bryant (1)

Division I -Artwork &
Creative Crafts
Best of Show
S Bennie Baker (Semi-Truck)
Best of Class
Class III Handmade Toys: Bennie
Baker (Semi Truck)
Class VI Painting: Pam Clark
(Acrylic Farm)
Class IX Wood Working: Chuck
Spitzer (Carved Plaque)
Class XI Gourd: Trilby Crews
(Thanksgiving Centerpiece)
Blue Ribbon
Anna Alexander
Jasmine Alexander (2)
Steven Alexander (4)





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AnnualSt. Mary's event raises funds for charitybuilding..
St. Mary's Catholic Church's annual yard sale and fish fry took place October 5-6. Sponsored by the church's Council of Catholic
Women and members of the Knight's of Columbus Chapter 11566, proceeds go to local charity projects and the church's build-
ing fund. At the end of each day, shoppers are given a bag which they can fill for $1.00. Any items left after the sale endsgo to
Catholic charities. Father Jose Maniyangat, St. Mary's pastor, reports that so many new people are moving to the area it will
soon be necessary to build a new sanctuary. When one shopper could not come up with the full $5.00 price for a meal, the Knights
served her anyway. "That's what it's really about," said Knight Jim Tillis. Walmart, Winn-Dixie, Food Lion and Easy Stop Store
donated food items for the event. In photo above, Knights of Columbus members Ken Cochran, Jim Tillis and Jimmie Johnson
serve up crispy fried fish.

Sarah Bryant (2)
Thirza Bremer (8)
Lois Canaday (4)
Trilby Crews
Mary Finley (2)
Linda Green (3)
Christine Hicks (1)
Lisa Hysler (1)
Patricia Lazare (1)
Cheryl Lunn (2)
Helen Lundley (6)
Shirley Mackey (1)
Veta Mairs (4)
Heather Pietrowski (1)
Faye Raulerson (1)
Steve Rhynehardt (1)
Mr. Stalmaker (1)
Sandra Taytow (2)
Precious Williams (3)
Latoya Williams (2)
Kathy Wymer-Lilly (3)
Red Ribbon
Ellen Atkins (1)
Therza Bremer (3)
Sarah Dill (3)
Callie Elledge (1)
Cheryl Lunn (1)
Helen Lundley (4)
Heather Pietrowski (3)
Steve Rhynehardt (1)
Precious Williams (3)

Division III Canned
Products or Food
Best of Show
Jeremy Pietrowski (Blueberry
Best of Class
Class I Vegetables: Youth Wyatt
Elledge (Tomatoes, Onions, Bell
Peppers); Adult -Thirza Bremer
(Stewed Tomatoes)
Class III Pickles: Youth Amanda
Hysler (Peppers); Adult Lisa
Hysler (Peppers)
Class IV Relishes: Youth Taylor
McMann (Green Pepper Relish);
Adult Kim Pietrowski (Dill
Pickle Relish)
Class V Jams, Preserves,
Butters: Youth Jeremy
Pietrowski (Blueberry

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Preserves); Adult Kim
Pietrowski (Blueberry
Class VI Jellies: Youth -
Karleigh McMann (Grape
Jelly); Adult Cheryl Lunn
(Cactus Pear Jelly
Blue Ribbon
Bennie Baker (1)
Thirza Bremer (6)
Debbie Clark (2)
Callie Elledge (2)
Wyatt Elledge (2)
Mary Finley (3)
Amanda Hysler (1)
Lisa Hysler (1)
Cheryl Lunn (1)
Heather McDonald (2)
Karleigh McMann (1)
Taylor McMann (1)
Kim Pietrowski (2)
Jeremy Pietrowski (1)
Alice Starling (3)
Dusty Starling (1)
Red Ribbon
Carol Anderson (1)
Marsha Bennett (2)
Thirza Bremer (8)
Heather Bryant (1)
Lois Canaday (1)
Debbie Clark (1)
Derrick Clark (1)
Mary Finley (3)
Heather McDonald (2)
Regina Powless (1)
Alice Starling (7)
Frank Starling (2)

Division IV Baked Goods
and Candies
Best of Show
Marsha Bennett (Coconut
Best of Class
Class I Cakes: Marsha Bennett
(Coconut Cake)
Class II Cake Decorated:
Debbie Clark (Race Car Cake)
Class IV Cookies: Sariah
Swartz (Ginger Snaps)
Blue Ribbon
Marsha Bennett
Thirza Bremer

I I I Is

Debbie Clark (2)
Sariah Swartz
Red Ribbon
Cynthia Dennison (2)
Sariah Swartz

Best of Show: Johnny Moore -
Begonia X erythophylla bunchh'
Best of Section & Class -
Section A Flowering /Fruiting
Plants Jack Peters (Paph.Gloria
Section B Foliage Plants
- Cindy Jenkins (Voodoo Lily
Section C Special Display
-Sandra Bell (Spider Plant on
Section E Cacti & Succulents.
- Kyle Brown (Haworthia fasciata)
Section F Hanging Baskets -
Johnny Moore (Begonia X erytho-
phylla 'bunchi')
Blue Ribbon
Sandra Bell (3)
Kyle Brown (18)
Amanda Hysler (2)
Joanne Jaworsky (4)
Cindy Jenkins (4)
Johnny Moore (3)
Jack Peters (6)
Jackie Sluder (2)
Aliee Starling
Red Ribbon
Kyle Brown (9)
Debbie Clark
Lisa Hysler (2)
David King
Jack Peters (6)
Marie Wilkinson (3)

Tablesetting & Menu Planning
Best of Show: Briana Yarbrough
Best Elementary Table (3"
- 6th Grade): Elena Tomas
Best Junior Table (7th 9th
Grade) : Briana Yarbrough
Best Senior Table (10t 12th
Grade); Amaretta Robertson

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119 S. Sixth St. Macclenny 259-5796 -Pre-Owned ** 273 E. Macclenny Ave. 259-6117 -New


*Price includes all applicable rebates. Tax, tag, title fees are not included. Customer receives either 0% APR for 60 months or GM Rebate. Offers cannot be combined.

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