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Title: The Baker County press
Uniform Title: Baker County press (Macclenny, Fla. : 1929)
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Publisher: Tate Powell
Place of Publication: Macclenny, Fla
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS


Paid circulation leader Winner of 14 fate awards forjournalism excelence in 2007


78th Year, Vol. 45 Thursday, March 6, 2008 Macclenny, Florida 50


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BY JOEL ADDINGTON
Press Staff
Kathyrn Dupree was fired
from her accounting position at
the Frank Wells Nursing Home
last week after officials from
the nursing home's operator,
Baker County Medical Ser-
vices, found about $211,000 in
checks had been forged from a
patient trust account.
Ms. Dupree, 35, of Azalea
Drive in Macclenny, volun-
tarily turned herself in March
1 to face charges of first degree
grand larceny and forgery, and
appeared before Judge Joseph
Williams two days later.
"There is a history," said
Prosecu-
tor Greg
Edwards
of the
State At-
torney's
Office,
referring
to Ms.
Dupree's
prior ar-
rests for
writing
worthless
wclks Ms. Dupree
checks
hi Clay
County. the latest coming in
June 2007.
Clay County sheriff's re-
cords also show that she was
arrested for child neglect in
2000 and cited for driving on
a suspended license and speed-
ing in 2006.
Ms. Dupree's attorney John
Broling requested that Judge
Williams set bail at a "reason-
able" amount because his client
recently underwent gall blader
surgery.
"She needs to have contact
with her doctors," Mr. Broling
told the judge.
He explained Ms. Dupree
was prescribed pain medica-
tion for her recovery but was
not receiving it while in custo-
dy. He added she was also off
her antibiotics and her staples
from the surgery could be in-
fected.
"The fact that she voluntari-
ly turned herself in ... is indica-
tive of the fact she has respect
for the rule of law in this com-
munity," said Mr. Broling.
Judge Williams agreed to
set bail at $25,000.
"This is a very reasonable
bail considering the allega-
tions, which are very serious
allegations,". said Judge Wil-
liams.
The judge also prohibited
Ms. Dupree from making any
commercial or personal trans-
actions of her assets, excluding
necessary bills like rent, ve-
hicle payments and attorney's
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Couple had troubled past; divorce hearing Tuesday


BY JOEL ADDINGTON
Press Staff

In the third domestic murder
case in Baker County during
the last year and a half, Mel-
oney Lee Jackson is accused
of shooting her
husband, Kevin
Mark Jackson,
to death on the
morning of
March 3 and is
being held on a
$1 million bail.
A divorce
between the
victim, age 47,
and Ms. Jack-
son, 40, was
scheduled for
trial the same ilEO
day Ms. Jack-
son'made her
first appearance
in court March
4.
Deputies I
arrived at the
couple's home
at 7027 John
Rowe Road A crime scene sp
about 5:20 am crime scene Aoi,
after the cou- made her firstap
pie's 13-year- sor ''EelYn Blue.
old daughter
called police. They found Mr.
Jackson's bloody body lying in
the front yard and Ms. Jackson
kneeling over him crying.
An autopsy showed Mr.
Jackson had been shot once


in the chest, five times in the
back and once in the back of
the head.
According to the report
from chief investigator Chuck
Brannan, Ms. Jackson's story
of what occurred that morning





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through the house by the hair
- past her sleeping daughter
- while unconscious, all be-
fore taking her outside where
she said Mr. Jackson intended
to murder and bury her.
During a second interview,
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daughter.
Also, interviews wil
Jackson's other child
brother revealed the moti
made statements before
shooting her husband ar
have planned the murder
When interview
Deputy Brannan, the b
Timothy Evans. said Ms
son told him that her hi
would never make it to
this week.
Neighbor Jodie Jo
told deputies he heard
to five-minute delay be
the initial shot and the I
shots, which Deput\ Br
said was, completely \ inc
tent with Meloney's state
to all officers."
Mr. Jackson filed h

(See page 2)


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changed multiple times.
When deputies first arrived,
she said her husband shot him-
self. Hours later she told the
investigator her husband cut
her with a hunftig knife, sexu-
ally assaulted her, dragged her


Ms. Jackson
stated she was
conscious as she
was, dragged
Through The
home and could
see her sleeping


Contract nurses to fund own insurance


BY JOEL ADDINGTON
Press Staff
When the Northeast Florida State Hos-
pital approached Baker County officials
about funding roughly $30,000 in liability
insurance premiums for nine open nursing
positions, county commissioners last month
were quick to say no.
"This proposal was to help them," Com-
missioner Alex Robinson said of the deal
struck previously for 56 employees at the
state hospital to be classified as county
workers for the purposes of payroll ac-


counting. "If they don't have the money to
chip in, we don't have any responsibility."
The deal with the county made recruit-
ing those employees for the state psychiatric
hospital much easier because NEFSH could
then offer them access to State of Florida
retirement benefits through the county,
which wasn't possible due to the way the
state legislature allocated funding for the
facility. The state funded those positions as
contract workers, not state employees.
The agreement in place now has the
county writing payroll checks to the 56
employees and the hospital reimbursing the


Rolling down


the old roads


in the old cars
B.J. Cannon is hard at work in the workshop be-
hind his Macclenny home. He pulls his head from
under the folded-back hood of a gray 1931 Model A By
Ford and wipes grease from his hands. Kelley
"Welcome to my toy box!" he shouts and breaks
into ahuge smile. He is referring to his pet name for Lannigan
the superbly equipped workshop where two other an-
tique cars are currently undergoing restoration. Press Staff
The car he is working on outside the shop belongs
to friend C.W. Lohr, 84, also of Macclenny. To fund his own passion


county for the salaries plus adminis
costs.
The nine new nurses will be paid
same manner.
And while the county may not ha
responsibility of paying the liability
ance for nine new nurses budgeted
hospital five months ago, county at
Terry Brown said the county could
as a co-defendant in a malpractice 1
should a hospital patient decide to su
He said during the February 18 (


(See page 2)


Cavalcade of antique autos makes it way back from Macclenny on a road t
Charlton County, Ga. last weekend. In photo below, B.J. Cannon (right) re
water pump in the vintage 1931 Model A Ford owned by C.WLohr of Ma
prior to Saturday's event. PHOTOS BY KELLEY


for antique au-
tos (he owns A
seven him-
self) Mr. Can-
non rebuilds,
restores and
maintains cars
for other col-
lectors.
"I was born
with a wrench
in my hand,"
he declares.
Mr. Can-
non is replac-
ing a water pump and getting the car in tip-top shape for a Sa
morning ride that will cover much of north Baker County an
cross briefly into Georgia. Jacksonville
members of The Antique Car Club of (See page 6)


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homes in


Five Star

BY JOEL ADDINGTON
Press Staff


brother, Buyer beware.
,. Jack- That warning has been re-
usband peated over and over again
court during recent meetings of the
Land Planning Agency, where
h nson a number of residents have ap-
a three pealed decisions of the.Baker
between County planning department
ast six not to grant building permits
rannan on lots that don't conform with
consis- land development regulations,
ements namely subdivision rules.
After Mitch Canaday's ap-
his di- peal was denied by the board
on February 28, the frustrat-
ed owner of a 10-acre lot on
Arnold Rhoden Road said,
"Would any board member
like to buy it? You've made it
worthless."
Tony Dyer's appeal was also
denied during the meeting.
Both men got their property
from the now-defunct compa-
ny Five Star Land Trust, which
at one time owned about 600
acres north and south of US 90
west of Glen St. Mary.
Mr. Canaday bought his
property as co-owner of Can-
lan LLC with partner Mark
Lancaster in 2005.
Mr. Dyer came by his prop-
erty after two family members
purchased two adjacent 10-acre
lots from Five Star in 2002.
The reason the proper-
ties are non-conforming lots
-" -- and therefore ineligible for
S building permits is because
when Five Star divided up its
Itrative property into 10-acre lots and
began selling them off, the
in the divisions tripped the county's
subdivision regulations that re-
ave the quire improvements like pav-
insur- ing of roads.
by the Those improvements never
torney took place and now the new
end up owners of the 10-acre lots have
lawsuit property they can't build upon.
e. Also, some of the lots have
county been further divided into 5-
and 2.5-acre parcels that don't
conform with original 10-acre
zoning
"This was presented to us
as a subdivision with improve-
ments," said Mr. Dyer of Five
Star's representations before
and after the sale.
However, the only docu-
ment showing such a plan was
just that, a sketched plan of
subdivided property. No im-
provement plans for roads or
anything else was ever submit-
ted to the county, said Planning
Director Ed Preston.
'Mr. Dyer said that Five Star
trip into even took payments from his
placing family to improve the roads.
:cclenny Furthermore, at sale closing,
LANNIGAN he said deed restrictions were
signed that are commonly used
for subdivisions, like regulat-
ing how many pets are allowed
per lot or where vehicles can be
parked.
"There was a lot of misin-
Sformation on this case," said
Mr. Preston, referring to in-
formation provided by former
S planning director Judy Pitt-
Sman. "And I apologize for that
to the Dyers."
After his denial, Mr. Dyer
said he would appeal that deci-
sion to the county commission.
turday Mr. Canaday also has that op-
id will tion.
(See page 2)


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Contract nurses willpay liability
.... .' reimburse" h employee 'ad'thd' County commissioners ap-
:. ,s .i state hospital would'eiibirse proved the meniorandiiim March
commission meeting that it county." 4.
typically costs about $50,000 While Mr. Cone's wife pays Now that the insurance issue
to litigate a frivolous lawsuit, a yearly premium of $130 for has been reconciled, Mr. Infan-
and much more if the case has $1 million worth of coverage, tino said the hospital can begin
merit, that premium could be higher recruiting the nine nurses, which
These cases are pricey," said for nurses with less experience will be six registered nurses
Mr. Brown. or nurses performing work with (RNs) and three licensed practi-
Commissioner Gordon Crews greater liability exposure, cal nurses (LPNs).
took a hard line on the matter as One quote obtained from the "It's a very unique partner-
well. insurance company NSO (Nurs- ship and'I can't express enough
"Put it in the budget or hold es Service Organization of Penn- appreciation for what the county
us harmless," he said of the pre- sylvania) for a psychiatric nurse did for the hospital," said Mr. In-
mlums. was more than $800 per year. fantino.
u whata seed lke an i- "It's a way to finally set aside Mr. Cone said requiring the
passe was easily solved last week concerns of liability from the new nurses to carry their owni
after county manager Joe Cone commission," said NEFSH ad- insurance was initially discussed
wrote a $130 check to renew in- ministrator Joseph A. Infantino in November 2007, but the hos-
dividual liability insurance on about requiring the nurses to pital didn't show much interest
his wife, who works as a nurse. carry individual liability insur- in using that method.
What we would do is they dance He added that he signed "When push comes to shove
(the hospital) would require the a memorandum of understand- and you're looking at $30,000,
individual they hire to have the ing from the county formaliz- this seems to be a more practi-
insurance," explained Mr Cone. ing the arrangement February cal way to solve the problem,"
"They (the nurses) would buy 28, "to minimize the risk to the he said.
insurance and the county would county." Mr. Infantino said the initial


(from page 1)
The LPA board did grant
one appeal last week, however,
for Ann Yarborough's 2.77-acre
tract on the east side ofCaissons
Road just north of Odis Yarbor-
ough Road.
While her lot is also non-
conforming, Ms. Yarborough's
property was the first one di-
vided from the original 9.7 acre
tract in 1991. Further divisions
of the acreage then tripped sub-
division regulations.
There was also some question
about whether those regulations
even applied to Ms. Yarbor-
ough's property. She bought the
land after county commission-
ers adopted the regulations, but
before the state granted approval
the following year.
Ms. Yarborough's nephew
lives in a trailer on the lot, but
she said a conventional home is
planned in the future.
Board member Jack Baker
said Ms. Yarborough's case fits
beneath two reasons that the
board has granted exceptions in
the past.
First, her lot became non-con-
forming after she bought it due
to actions beyond her control.
Secondly, he said, "The county
issued.a move-on permit, which


seems to say, 'You're all right."'
Board member Pat Collier
approved the appeal because, "It
fixes past wrongs."
In other business the board
approved the following:
A land use and zoning
change initiated by the county
for a half-acre at the corner of
CR 23C and CR 23A from resi-
dential to commercial to make
the property conform with its
historical use as a convenience
store.
A variance on mobile home
setbacks for Thomas Crews' 13-
acre property on the south side
of Bob Kirkland Road just west
of SR 121.


hesitation came from the hospi-
tal's position that the new nurses
didn't need coverage because as
county employees they would
be protected by what's known
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However, the county's attor-
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ed the county limit its liability
exposure from the hospital con-
tracts.
The hospital budgeted salaries
for the nine nurses beginning in
October 2007 and those dollars
haven't been used because the
positions have gone unfilled.
"That's really where we're
going pay for it from," Mr. Cone,
said of the insurance reimburse-
ments.


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vorce petition irrJiuly 2007 and,,
a full-day trial in that case was
scheduled March 4. That filing
asserts that Ms. Jackson is "de-
lusional and a danger to the par-
ties' children." It also accuses
Ms. Jackson of making false do-
mestic abuse complaints against
her husband.
Judge Mark Moseley ordered
the case to mediation late last
year, but the trial date was set
because that process failed.
The couple was married in
Jacksonville in October 1992.
Last week, Mr. Jackson's at-
torney, Terry Brown of Starke
(Ms. Jackson didn't have coun-
sel), filed a motion for Ms. Jack-
son's records from a Jacksonville
psychiatrist to prove mental in-
stability and the inability to care
for minor children. The husband
also sought unsuccessfully to
take possession of their double-
wide.
The minor children, includ-
ing the daughter and a 16-year-
old son who belongs to the ac-
cused from a former marriage,
have been placed in protective
custody.
'The son had moved out of
the home earlier due to disputes
with Mr, Jackson, according to
police.
Just last week, a Middleburg
man was sentenced to life with-
out chance of parole after plead-
ing to first-degree murder in the
death of his girlfriend at a south


Macclennyitraile park in Octpo
ber, 2006.
The couple had a troubled
relationship, and at the time the
boyfriend was under a restrain-
ing order.
A little over a year ago, a
Macclenny man with a history
of domestic violence shot and
killed his pregnant wife at their
south Macclenny trailer, then
turned the gun on himself.

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(from page 1)-
fees.
Ms. Dupree posted her bond
later that day and was immedi-
ately arrested and re-released on
the additional charge of writing
bad checks.
Authorities discovered the al-
leged fraud after Deputy John
Hardin was dispatched to Fra-
ser Hospital February 26 and
met with Maria Allen, the'chief
financial officer of Baker Com-
munity Medical Services, the
not-for-profit corporation that
manages the hospital and nurs-
ing home.
She informed the deputy that
since May 2007, Ms. Dupree
forged supervisors signatures on
checks made payable to herself
and for a number of other pur-
chases.
Mr. Broling said he would en-
ter a not guilty plea by mail this
week.


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From 2000 to
2006, the popu-
lation grew by
more than 13
percent.
Their chil-
dren go to Baker
County schools,


but the majority of their work
week is spent in our bustling
neighbor to the east.
What do these residents and
others arriving in Baker Coun-
ty in recent years want when it
comes to recreation activities?
Then there's the long-time res-
idents some are Baby Boom-
ers eyeing retirement, or seniors
already looking for new ways to
spend their free time. What do
they want to do to relax?
These are the questions coun-
ty planners are hoping to answer
during the next month as they
solicit input on a county-wide
parks, recreation and open space
master plan.
Sadly, the first meeting to gar-
ner such input was attended by
only a handful of people, most
of whom were county officials.
Planning Director Ed Preston
said only one resident showed up
in a private citizen capacity, and,
she works at the University of
Florida extension office.
The county is drafting the
master plan using grant dollars
from the state essentially free
money since Florida has no state
income tax.
The plan will be put together
and projects will be outlined for
the community; that's a certain-
ty.
Other grants will be sought
and likely obtained for land,
building materials, equipment
and the like to make those proj-
ects a reality.
Just look at St. Mary's Shoals
Park, where the county has
amassed about $1 million in
grants to install four-wheeler,
dirt bike, horse and hiking trails
through 1600 acres purchased
with state land conservation
money.
The free money is out there,
people.
What I'm not so sure about
is whether the general.public,
which is generally apathetic
when it comes to the work-
ings of local government, will
come out to the meetings and
say, "Hey, my kid loves to play
this skateboarding video game.
Maybe if we build a skate park,
he'll get off his butt and do the
real thing."
As Mr. Preston pointed out in
his presentation last week, chil-
dren make up a quarter of the
county's population.
He also cited that the num-
ber of overweight children has
tripled in the last 50 years.
Other municipalities in the
state have realized providing


become the
devil's work-
shop.
In my na-
tive Central
Florida, there
are public wa-
ter parks, skate


parks, dog parks, senior centers,
athletic facilities like basketball,
-tennis and racquetball courts;
and soccer, football and baseball
fields.
Parents and adults should
have some options, too.
I have a fondness for being
on the water. Do we need more
boat, kayak and canoe launches
on the St. Mary's?
Most of the county is made
up of state and federal forest
lands. These provide ample op-
portunities for viewing wildlife,
photography, hiking, camping
and bike riding.
Maybe our seniors would like
a community center where they
can learn how to use comput-
ers to type letters, send E-mail
or surf the Internet. Such centers
are often used for bridge games,
ballroom dancing classes, bingo
and other senior activities.
Since Baker County plans.an,
new senior center, perhaps it's
time for the people who use it to
step forward with concrete ideas
on what they want there.
Maybe a park with a few
benches and a lot of shade for
those hot summer months is
the perfect setting for reading a
book or painting a landscape.
Throw in some table chess
and checker boards and you
bring even more residents out to
enjoy the beauty that is the real
Florida.
To that end, Baker County
is offering a few different ways
for residents to let their views
known on what they want Baker
County recreation to look like in
the future:
Call, E-mail or walk into the
county planning office and ask
for the recreation survey to fill
out and return. The phone num-
ber is 259-3354.
Attend a county meeting,
where posters will be available
with pictures of all the various
recreation opportunities. Each
resident is offered a finite num-
ber of sticker dots to mark which
activities they'd most like to see
in Baker County.
Call or E-mail your county
commissioners. They will have
final approval of the master
plan. They got elected to make
these decisions on your behalf.

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Recollections ofthe Columbia zoo and


Cormorantspulling wool over keepers'eyes
After graduating from col- on the desk and drifted off to lighting design created a dark
lege back in 1981, I worked two sleep; an open book in my lap zone that the birds did not cross.
jobs. By night I served drinks to and the sound of the rain droning A small, deep moat kept humans
politicians, bankers and lawyers in the background. Then the old from venturing over into the
who patronized rotary phone bird's side.
a local hotel bar would ring But when the aviary emptied
near the Uni- TH E BA CK loud enough to of visitors at five o'clock and the
versity of South wake the dead aviary grew still and quiet, the
Carolina. By day, PO R H and I'd nearly cormorants got brave and crossed
I worked in the P J.l A-I leap over the the forbidden dark zone.
gift shop of the ANN AN cash register. I quietly watched from a dark
Riverbanks Zoo KELEY LANNIGAN O n slow corner as they cavorted in the
in Columbia. da y s when hallways and went visiting birds
The zoo was there were two in other sections. The hopped
extremely busy during the of us working the shop, I.visited along on their funny webbed
spring, summer and fall. Peak, the a\iar\ because I am fond of feet which gave them a comi-
visitor season was in May when birds and there were dozens of cal, lilting gait. They played and
school groups from all over the exotic species showcased there, socialized and had a wonderful
state brought in students by the including penguins, time.
bus load. The store employees I'd watch Cormorants wading Finally, a zookeeper entered
hardly had time to slip away for in the shallow pools of the tropi- the building. At the sound of the
a bathroom break and the noise cal rain forest exhibit. I have al- double doors opening, the birds
in the shop was, at times, deaf- ways been fond of these virtual- gave each other startled looks.
ening. ly flightless birds. They flapped They dashed down the slope to-
The winter season was a dif- their short wings, rustled and ward their habitat, dove over the
ferent story. I remember days, preened their feathers, splashing moat and struck serene, relaxed
particularly if it rained, when in the recreated rain showers. poses. When the keeper walked
there wouldn't be a single visitor One day while waiting for a by, they gave him innocent, dis-
in the park. During these times, friend to finish his shift with the interested glances, as if there
I often manned the shop alone zoo's maintenance department, I was nothing out of the ordinary.
and spent the long hours reading made an amusing discovery. I stepped out the side exit and
gorgeous books published by the The habitats inside the avi- laughed myself silly. Animals
Audubon Society. ary had no barriers between the are smart. Don't let anyone tell
Many times I put my feet up birds and the visitors. Clever you different.


The archeology of car

Since Friday was Leap Day, Feb. 29, I decided age so it must be
to honor the once-every-four-year arrival by clean- Beth is now 22
ing out my car. It seemed an appropriate way to A "McBride
spend a day that comes around dic
as often as the World Cup, the cai
Olympics, a presidential elec- M Y SIDE OF
tion and Paris Hilton doing no
something relevant. T- M ATT al
It's always an adventure to THE MATTER dn
clean the car because you never RI c
know what's going to turn up. ROBERT GERARD it.
All kinds of things could be hid- it.


den away in there just waiting to be rediscovered.
It's like viewing the erosion that takes place in
the Grand Canyon. The Colorado River has wound
its meandering way through the gorge, cutting and
smoothing the rock walls for countless millennia.
It's possible to view thousands of years of history
by looking at the striations cut into the walls.
So, too, with my Chevy Venture. As I give my
car a thorough cleaning, history is unraveling
before my eyes.
I started with the floorboards by the front seats.
I expected that the most recent items would be
located there.
There were Styrofoam coffee containers, Coke
cans and junk mail lots of junk mail that doesn't
make it to my house.
It's a mystery why junk mail senders try to dis-
guise their credit card offers in envelopes that look
official. Some of them look downright ominous
but when you open them up, there's a MasterCard
offer with a limited 3% interest. When you read
the fine print you discover that "limited time offer"
means the interest rate is good for about four days
and then they will jack it up to 21%. I have about
12 of those offers on the floorboards.
Hey! That's not junk mail. That's a bill from
November. I've been looking for that.
Under the seat I find a 6" plastic Madame
Alexander doll that was a giveaway at a fast food
restaurant. I believe the plan was to put that doll on
my daughter's birthday cake. It's still in the pack-


cleaning

e good. Of course, the fact that Sara
makes it less appealing an idea.
for Governor" bumper sticker. He
ln't win, and I think he's dead. I
n sure pick 'em.
I wonder what that key fits? I have
idea, but I rarely ever throw away
key. Perhaps that's why I have a
iwer in the kitchen filled with keys
:an't identify. Maybe I'll just toss
Nope. I can't bring myself to do
As sure as I do I'll need to get into


whatever it opens.
I move to the back seat where older, more exotic
stuff lives.
A french fry is my first find.
This is an old one. I can tell because it is in the
process of turning to petrified wood. You could
take a hammer and drive this french fry into a 2X4
and it wouldn't chip.
This gets me thinking about food. If I took a
regular, fresh item like a strawberry and left it in
my back seat for a week, it would start to grow
a whole new civilization. It would turn green and
hairy and unrecognizable.
However, this year's old french fry looks the
same as the day I bought it. Why is that? What sort
of preservatives so permeate this piece of potato
that it can live untouched by change for years?
I wonder what sort of effect that has on our
digestive system? I also wonder why chemists
don't put those same things into anti-aging creams?
If it works on a french fry it could work for Joan
Rivers.
Lodged under the back seat is a Sony discman.
Wow! I haven't seen one of these in a decade.
I wonder what's on the disc. Sara or Dylan has
labeled it. Good.
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Backstreet Boys
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Construction workers losing County suggesting tax unit tofund


jobs in housing market slump paving ofMacclenny South subdivision
BY JOEL ADDINGTON functions and the percentage of tect spectators and others front
i ,h ; ; .,, ,, t Press Staff Macclenny South homeowners foul balls that sail into conces


BY JOEL ADDINGTrONl
Press Staff
A year ago, Dickie Foster
employed 38 people with his
plumbing and general contract-
ing businesses based in Glen St.
Mary. With the housing market
deep in the toilet today, the Glen
town councilman counts only
nine workers; and one of them is
his son.
"I've had to cut a few here and
a few there to get down enough
to make the payroll," he said.
"You get to a point where you
can't pay them no matter how
good they are."
Mr. Foster is not alone.
Statistics from the U.S. De-
partment of Labor show that
unemployment in Baker County
began to increase in the Spring
of last year when the housing
slump took hold and new.home
building permits dropped by 66
percent.
Last December the county's
unemployment rate reached 4.3
percent, the highest since Sep-
tember 2003 when unemploy-
ment hit 4.8 percent. Unem-
ployment statewide reached 4.7
percent in December 2007, the


Four cases o

identityfraud

are reported
Four Baker County residents
reported to the sheriff's depart-
ment recently that they were
apparent victims of identity theft
and fraud.
Robin Suggs of Macclenny
told police March 1 her Vystar
bank account showed telechecks
written to the local Wal-Mart
store andto Fred's inJacksonville
for a total of $364.50 late last
month. Deputy Claude Hurley
sai'T he Wal-Mart check was
allegedly circulat4 by a usk -
pect with the name Chojnacki
Johnson, 22, of Jacksonville.
She also was connected to the
check in Jacksonville.
An attempt to contact the sus-
pect at a telephone number she
gave for Fred's store was unsuc-
cessful. Wal-Mart furnished a
video to police of the transaction
in Macclenny and it was placed
into evidence.
The complaint alleges mis-
demeanor larceny and felony
fraud.
In other cases, Jackie Howell
of Macclenny told police some-
one used her personal informa-
tion and Vystar account to open
a Pay Pal account. Purchases via
the bogus account amounted to
$53 on January 29 and $21 on
February 11.
Jackie Hancock of
Macclenny reported on
February 25 that someone used
her check card information on
three purchases in Mexico total-
ing $545.46. All of them were
made from an Internet site on
February 11.
Henry Smith of Macclenny
filed a complaint February 25
after he received notification
from Discover Card that some-
one attempted to obtain a credit
card using his personal informa-
tion.


most recent montn tiat figures
were available.
During 2006, when the hous-
ing market was booming, Baker
County experienced an annual
average unemployment rate of
2.9 percent. In 2005, that figure
was 3.3 percent.
Hugh Fish, a Macclenny at-
torney representing several de-
velopment interests in the area,
said at a recent Glen Town
Council meeting that the slump
has hit Baker County particular-
ly hard because of the high num-
ber of construction workers here
laying block, hanging drywall,
framing or any of the other jobs
involved in home building.
"Those folks are the backbone
of our county," said Mr. Fish.
He added that although he
doesn't practice bankruptcy law,
he referred three Macclenny res-
idents to bankruptcy attorneys
in Jacksonville that week alone.
"The housing market is in so
much of a slump, you can't make
it if you're just a residential con-
tractor," said Mr. Foster, whose
been in business for nine years.
"You're either close to being out
of business now or already out
of business."
Even contractors that do both
residential and commercial jobs
are feeling the pinch because a
significant portion of their busi-
ness on the residential side has
dried up.
County Commissioner Alex
Robinson, who owns P&R Elec-
tric in Macclenny, said his work
is almost solely commercial now
like the new Woody's and work
at the Northeast Florida State
Hospital.
"In 2006 and 2007 we were
really busy doing homes," he
said. "But in the summer of '07
it cut off. Since then we've done
only two or three (homes) at the
most, and one of those was in
Nassau County."
Mr. Robinson said he laid off
one employee two weeks ago,

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cutting ilia crew uiown to eigilL
workers.
"I probably should do another
one or two... I'm just holding
on because I have a good crew
and I don't want to go searching
for new guys," said the business
owner of 24 years.
Mr. Foster has been in the
plumbing business for 35 years
and said the housing market
took a downturn before in the
1970s. "It put a lot of people out
of work," he said.
"I believe it (the market) is
going to come back but I don't
believe it's going to be any time
soon," said Mr. Foster.
A University of Central Flor-
ida economist expects some re-
lief by the end of the year.
Sean Snaith, director of UCF's
Institute for Economic Competi-
tiveness, says in his first-quarter
economic forecast for the nation
that the housing slump should
begin to lift towards the end of
the year. However, his analysis
says unemployment will peak at
5.2 percent nationally this year
before declining to 4.7 percent
by the end of 2010.


The roads through the Mac-
clenny South subdivision need
work.
The problem is the hom-
eowners association that was
supposed to pave the roads is no
longer functioning.
The solution proposed by
county manager Joe Cone is
what's called a Municipal Ser-
vice Taxing Unit or MSTU,
which would allow the county to
pave the roads and assess the ho-
meowners on their tax bills.
Mr. Cone said at least 17 of
the 32 property owners in the
subdivision located east of SR
121 off Pine Street were in favor
of the idea. The tract borders the
Macclenny II subdivision which
is paved.
"They were very much in fa-
vor of it," Mr. Cone told county
commissioners during their
meeting March 4.
The commission would need
to approve by ordinance the cre-
ation of the MSTU.
The ordinance would spec-
ify, among other things, how a
governing board of the MSTU


Repeat felons draw



five-year


Two drug dealers with exten-
sive felony records for the same
and other offenses were sent off
to state prison for five yearterms
by a circuit judge on March 3.
Reginald Keith of
Macclenny, 21, drew
a 66-month sentence
after pleading in two
cases from last year,
both involving sale of
cocaine and synthetic
drugs in a neighbor-
hood of west Mac-
clenny near churches
and schools.
'.Because Mr.
Keith's past record in- '
cludes multiple drug f .
sales, he must serve
a minimum of three Mr. Jennin
years before he can be Mr.Keit
eligible for probation.
The arrest in Feb-
ruary, 2007 involved
sale of crack cocaine,
and the one in July
the synthetic drug
ecstacy, according to
court records. The
state dropped a charge
of resisting arrest be-
cause he attempted to
run from two county
deputies.
Judge Phyllis Ros-
ier ordered Johnnie
Jennings of Lake City to serve
60 months in return for his
plea for felony possession of a
firearm, sale of cocaine near a
church and failure to register as
a sex offender.
Mr. Jennings was arrested in
June of last year at a residence
off Sanderson Circle, a neigh-
borhood known for drug-related


activity. In return for the plea
agreement, the state agreed to
drop a charge of illegal posses-
sion of narcotics against the 34-
year-old defendant.
In other sentenc-
ings during the regu-
lar court session this
week, Michael Doli-
son \vas ordered to
B a one-year term in
prison in return for a
guilty plea to sale of
cocaine and marijua-
na, and sale of coun-
terfeit drugs.The state
dropped to 'other
h. possession counts.
Alan Wade Wil-
lis will be on drug-
;(above) offender probation 18
below) months after pleading
to a charge of having
prescription medica-
tion illegally. The de-
fendant, from Palatka,
was arrested in Oc-
tober of last year on
that charge and on a
warrant from Putnam
County for violating
probation on a minor
drug charge.
Kevin Millington
of Jacksonville will
serve seven months
in county jail for pos-
sessing prescription drugs in a
September, 2007 case. Judge
Rosier terminated an earlier pro-
bation.
A warrant will be issued for
the arrest of Benjamin Pinkney,
who failed to appear for a court
date on a charge of felony driv-
ing with a suspended license.


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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
Pursuant to a written appeal submitted by Anthony Giddens,
the applicant is appealing the Planning Director's Decision on
a .5 acre nonconforming lot. The Planning Director's decision
to deny is in accordance with LDR Section 3.04.13 (Zoning),
4.01.02 (Nonconformities), 8.02.00 (Subdivision), 8.03.01.3 and
8.03.02. The Baker County Land/Local Planning Agency will hold
a public hearing to review the request on Thursday, March 27,
2008 at 7:01 p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, in the county
commissioner's chamber of the Administration Building, 55 North
Third Street, Macclenny, FL. On the date above mentioned, all
interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to this
appeal request. Written comments for or against the request may
be sent to the Baker County Planning and Zoning Department,
81 North Third Street, Macclenny, FL 32063. Faxed comments
may be sent to (904)259-5057. Copies of the appeal request may
be inspected in the Planning Department by any member of the
public.
According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons need-
ing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in
this proceeding shouldcontact the Administration Department at
(904)259-5123 at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing.


needed to petition the county
for creation of the special taxing
district.
County Attorney Terry Brown
recommended requiring at least
70 percent of the homeowners
to petition the county, but said
a similar ordinance in Bradford
County specified 90 percent.
"Putnam County has been
very successful with these
things in paving roads," said Mr.
Brown. "They have 70 percent."
Mr. Cone warned that setting
the percentage too high might
make the MTSU unsuccessful
because it was likely owners of
corner lots on Pine Street, who
already have access to a paved
road, would not petition the
county, nor would out-of-town
owners.
The cost for paving the road
could be as much as $5000 per
lot, estimated Mr. Cone.
In other business this week,
the commission approved fund-
ing half of the cost for netting at
the Little League baseball fields,
roughly $3000.
The netting will help to pro-


sion areas and neighboring
fields.
"It's to protect the people,"
said league official David
Crummey. "If your watching the
game, you can't see what's com-
ing from behind you."
There are 260 girls and 360'
boys participating in Little
League, which Mr. Crummey.
said is the most they've ever
had.
Also, the commissioners ap-'
proved putting up a sign at a CSX
railroad crossing in Sanderson
instructing motorists blocked by'
the train for more than 10 min-
utes to call a CSX number.
Mr. Cone said that the cross-:
ing gets blocked for long periods'
when the eastbound train stops'
to allow the westbound train
through, or vice versa.
"We want everybody to call,
that number," said Commission-
er Gordon.Crews.
The number is 1-800-232-
0144.
A complaint log is also
planned at the crossing for the'
same purpose.


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CONCERNING TRANSMITTAL
OF PROPOSED AMENDMENTS
TO THE MACCLENNY
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN


THE PUBLIC IS HEREBY NOTIFIED that the
Macclenny City Council, acting as the Local Plan-
ning Agency of Macclenny, Florida, will hold a pub-
lic hearing on Tuesday, March 11, 2008, at 6:00 pm,
in the City Council chambers, 118 E. Macclenny
Avenue, Macclenny, Florida to consider and trans-
mit PROPOSED AMENDMENTS TO THE MAC-
CLENNY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN INCLUD-
ING THE ADDITION OF THE PUBLIC SCHOOLS
FACILITIES ELEMENT, REVISIONS TO THE
CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS ELEMENT AND
REVISIONS TO THE INTERGOVERNMENTAL
COORDINATION ELEMENT.

Drafts of the proposed amendments are available
for your review Macclenny Building and Zoning
Department. The Building and Zoning Department
is located at 118 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny,
Florida, and is open for business between the hours
of 8:30 am and 5:00 pm, Monday through Friday.
Written comments on this proposed amendment may
be mailed to the attention of Janice Clark, Build-
ing and Zoning Department at the above address or
emailed to jclark@cityofmacclenny.com.

Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be
heard with respect to the proposed amendments.

Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statutes, a
person deciding to appeal any decision made by the
Board with respect to any matter considered at the
meeting or at any subsequent meeting to which the
Board has continued its deliberation is advised that
such person will need a record of all proceedings and
may need to ensure that a verbatim record of all pro-
ceedings is made, which must include the testimony
and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.


PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
Pursuant to a written appeal submitted by Darren and Linda
Gibson, the applicants are appealing the Planning Director's
Decision to deny a building permit on a 4.50 acre parcel. The
Planning Director's decision to deny is in accordance with
LDR Secion 3.04.10.00 (zoning), 4.01.02 (nonconformities),
8.02.00, 8.03.01 and 8.03.02 (subdivision). The Baker County
Local Planning Agency will hold a public hearing to review the
request on Thursday, March 27, 2008 at 7:01 p.m., or as soon
thereafter as possible, in the County Commissoner's Chamber
of the Administration Building, 55 North Third Street, Mac-
clenny, FL. On the date above-mentioned, all interested parties
may appear and be heard with respect to this appeal request.
Written comments for or against the request may be sent to
the Baker County Planning and Zoning Department, 81 North
Third Street, Macclenny, FL 32063. Faxed comments may be
sent to (904) 259-5057. Copies of the appeal request may be
inspected in the Planning Department by any member of the
public. According to the Americans with Disablities Act, per-
sons needing a special accomomdation or an interpreter to
participate in this proceeding should contact the Administra-
tion Department at (904) 259-5123 at least 48 hours prior to
the time of the hearing.


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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday, March 6, 2008 Page 5


Suing Glen over water fees


directions on I-1

Two contractors started early this week mov-
ing in opposite directions re-surfacing 17 miles
of Interstate 10 from the US 90 interchange west
of Sanderson to the Duval County line east of
Macclenny.
The $18 million project that also includes some
infrastructure improvements is expected to be
complete by late summer or early fall, according to
the Florida Department of Transportation's spokes-
woman Gina Busscher of Lake City.
Traffic will
be funneled
into single
lanes as the
existing sur-
face is milled
(see photo),
then mixed
with asphalt
and re-applied
to the road
bed.
The current
surface was
laid down 12
years ago.
Anderson
Columbia of. *
Lake City Road milling began on the interstate
began its por-
tion on Sunday night, heading east from the SR
121 interchange to the Duval/Nassau county line,
a distance of about 5 miles. APAC Southeast of
Sarasota started Monday morning on the western
leg from 121 to the US 90 exit, some 11 miles.


0 re-pavingjob
All the interchanges will remain open.
Both contractors plan to work 24-hours a day,
but no lane closures or work will take place from
Friday at 6:00 until Sunday night at 9:00 due to
higher weekend traffic volume. DOT says about
25,00 vehicles travel on the stretch of 1-10 through
Baker County daily from US 90 to SR 228 at
Macclenny. The high volume of Jacksonville com-
muters hikes that to 44,000 daily from 228 east.
The project includes re-surfacing entrance and
exit .ramps
at five inter-
changes in
Baker County,
additional
guardrails on
the overpasses
and extending
drain pipes.
Concrete pods
0 for motorist
call boxes will
be moved to
make them
more acces-
sible to handi-
S . ', .: ....- capped peo-
S pie.
te Sunday night and Monday morning. The speed
limit is
reduced from 70 to 60 mph through the construc-
tion zones, and motorists should be on the lookout
for uneven pavement surfaces as various layers
are applied. Lane closures are about two-miles in
length.


However, Mr. Smith only
constructed one utility connec-
tion as part of the renovations.
"He's alleging he was over
billed for water hook ups," said
Mr. Foreman.
The attorney said Mr. Smith's
suit also contends the granting
of retroactive retirement ben-
efits under the State of Florida
retirement system by the council
was a conflict of interest because
they are included as paid coun-
cil members and had a "special
interest" in the matter.
Mr. Foreman said the coun-
cil didn't have "special interest"
because the entire council ben-


efitted from the vote.
"It's a nuanced distinction a
judge will have to decide," said
Mr. Foreman.


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Commercial property owner
Bill Smith of Savage Enterprises,
Inc. is suing the Town of Glen
St. Mary over the town's util-
ity connection fees and the
Town Council's vote to retroac-
tively grant retirement benefits
to town employees, including
themselves.
Joel Foreman, the Lake City
attorney for the Town of Glen St.
Mary, has called an emergency
meeting of the town council to
discuss the litigation March 6.
The public is welcomed to
attend the meeting, which will
include an explanation of the
suit, but the council will retire
for a closed session to discuss the
litigation among themselves.
The closed session is not sub-
ject to open government laws
and the public is not permitted
to be privy to those discussions
until after the case is settled, said
Mr. Foreman.
The utility matter stems from
Mr. Smith's renovation of a for-
mer office building in downtown
Glen into a day care center.
Mr. Smith was required to
pay $19,000 in utility connec-
tion fees for the six office units
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NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

Notice is hereby given that the proposed ordinances whose title
hereinafter appears, will be presented in a public hearing to the Baker
County Commissioner's for possible adoption on Monday, March 17,
2008, at 6:01 PM or as soon thereafter as possible, at the Baker County
Administration Building, 55 North Third Street, Macclenny, Florida.
Copies of said ordinance may be inspected by any member of the public
in the Commissioner' office, address stated above. On the date above-
mentioned, all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to
the proposed ordinance which is titled as follows:
ORDINANCE 2008-

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS OF BAKER COUNTY GRANTING A
VARIANCE TO SUBDIVISION REGULATION AND MAKING A
VESTED RIGHTS DETERMINATION SUCH AS TO ADOPT FOUR
NONCONFORMING 2.5 ACRE
PARCELS AS CONFORMING i, subjectproperty
LOTS OF RECORD, in located south
PURSUANT TO AN APPEAL .. ofUSHwy. 90
REQUEST SUBMITTED BY r nd east ofArnold
GUY NORRIS, ATTORNEY AT R Road
k qec.08 T3S R.21E
LAW REPRESENTING TONY ,
DYER, BILLY DYER, CHERYL
DYER AND ASHLEEN
SAAVEDRA; PROVIDING
SEVERABILITY AND AN
EFFECTIVE DATE.

ORDINANCE 2008-

AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OF BAKER COUNTY GRANTING A VARIANCE TO
SUBDIVISION REGULATION AND MAKING A VESTED RIGHTS
DETERMINATION SUCH AS TO ADOPT A 10 ACRE PARCEL AS
A CONFORMING LOT OF RECORD, PURSUANT TO AN APPEAL
REQUEST SUBMITTED BY CANLAN L.L.C.; PROVIDING
SEVERABILITY AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
Persons interested in commenting on the proposed changes may appear
and shall be given an opportunity to speak at the public hearing or may
send written comments to: Baker County Planning Department, 81 North
Third Street, Macclenny, Florida, 32063. Copies of the ordinance are
available for public inspection at the Baker County Planning Department.
For additional information, please call (9204) 259-3354.
NOTE: Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statues, if any member of
the public desires to appeal any decision made at this public hearing, he/
she will need a record of the proceedings and for that purpose may need
to ensure that he/she transcribe a verbatim record of the proceedings,
which record would include the testimony and evidence upon which the
appeal is to be based.
According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a
special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding
should contact the Administration Department at (904) 259-3613 at least
48 hours prior to the time of the hearing.


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FundraiserService foi a
Community Youth Center
"Operation I Care"
Saturday, March 8 at 7:00 pm
at the
Faith Temple Church of God in Christ, Sanderson
Hosted by: First Community Holiness Church, Pastor Vick Givens
FEATURING:
Bro. William Lee Jr. and the Community Choir
KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
Mr. Ken Amaro of First Coast News








THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday, March 6, 2008 Page 6

Man arrested for bi


Early morningblaze destroys unoccupied home...
An early morning fire believed started from a space heater knocked over by cats de-
stroyed a frame structure off Bill Davis Rd. on February 28. Owner Leroy Smith said
he noticed smoke and a small fire through a window of his double-wide next door
as he prepared to leave for work, and told firefighters the interior burst into flames
by in-rushing air when he opened the front door to investigate. Mr. Smith had just
moved from the home into the double-wide, and had some possessions inside that
were destroyed, according to spokeswoman Nancy Oliver of the county firee depart-
ment. The cats made it out unharmed.
Photo courtesy of Joey Shook



Old cars on old roads


(from page 1)
America have been invited to
participate.
There are a handful of antique
auto enthusiasts in Baker County.
They routinely gather for cruise-
ins the second Saturday of each
month in the Wal-Mart parking
lot. Cruise-ins are gatherings
that allow the public to see the
cars up-close and ask questions.
Car owners get a chance to share
their passion and show off the
lovingly restored vehicles. They
also gather at community fairs,
local festivals and fund-raisers.
Macclenny residents George
and Pat Collier own four of the
unique cars; a 1921 Model T, a
1930 Model A Coupe and two
1931 Model'A cars, one a Delux
Roadster. Because the cars are
so much fun to drive, the Col-
liers really enjoy group rides.
"The cruise-ins are fun, but,
sometimes, we.:want to do some-
thiing 8diffef it, t id Ms Cil-
lier. "That's \"hN "e (localc"f-
lectors) decided to team up with
members of the car club in Jack-
sonville for an organized ride."
According to Ms. Collier,
most antique car enthusiasts are
also history buffs and collectors
of other types of antiques.
"We decided to include some
history into the ride to make it
as interesting as possible," said
Ms. Collier.
The Saturday ride which cov-
ered approximately 65 miles
included an itinerary that began
at Heritage Park Village in Ma-
clenny. Leaving town by way of
Lowder Street, the convoy of
10 classic cars and trucks wove
their way into northern Baker
County to Baxter, where they
headed east on Hwy 2 over the
St. Mary's River into Moniac,
Ga. From there they intersected
CR 185, moved south to CR 121
and crossed Reynold's Bridge
near the location of Hidden Riv-
er Nudist Camp. ,Unfortunately,
there wasn't time for a tour, yee-
hah!
The convoy then turned onto


CR 127 and took a quick side
trip onto Steel Bridge Road for a
close-up look at the Saint Mary's.
The group re-entered Macclenny
and stopped for lunch at Down
Home Cafe on south 6th street.
After lunch they traveled
down Barber Road to Fifth
Street, then toured the newly re-
stored Baker County Historical
Society and Old Jail. The ride
concluded back at Heritage Park
where exhibits were opened for
inspection.
Mishaps occasionally occur
on road trips. B.J. Cannon's wife
Marie recalls being in a small
town far from home when their
Model T "just quit."
"Here we are at an intersec-
tion, holding up traffic," she said.
"B.J.'s at the wheel steering and
I'm in back pushing. You can
imagine what a sight that was."
Mr. Cannon drove his Model
T in the 2007 Baker County
Christmas Parade and loved ev-
ery minute.
"The 'rejus n to drive,' he
declares. "My goal is to reach
100 mph in a Model A."
Since the cars only have me-
chanical brakes, people ask him
how in the world he would man-
age to get one stopped at that
speed.
"Oh, it would stop somehow,"
he says, with a laugh. "Either
from a tree or in a ditch."



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after attempt


to divert attention of returning owner
The sheriff's department north of Macclenny at the time, She had left the paisley purse,
arrested a Sanderson man and canvassed the house to find wallet and other contents on the
February 29 for attempted bur- that the dead bolt had been dam- seat of her unlocked vehicle,
glary of a residence off SR 121 aged when struck by a heavy though the windows were up.
earlier that day. object, and that several screens When she got back in, the purse
Timothy Harrison, 22, is had been pried open. was gone.
charged with felony burglary Officers later that day ques- It was later turned in to a
and criminal mischief for dam- tioned and released Mr. Sands clerk at the Citgo station further
age to a door dead lock and after he denied involvement, south on 6th St. The wallet was
screens at the home of Summer then brought Mr. Harrison missing.


Rhoden of Macclenny.
The victim told Deputy
Claude Hurley she returned
home about noon to find the
suspect in her yard "motioning
his hands as if he was waving
someone away." She said Mr.
Harrison was sweating and out
of breath, and he told her he was
running from police. He said
further that a friend he identi-
fied as Justin Sands was talking
to officers nearby.
Ms. Rhoden said she then
called police and Mr. Harrison
left on foot.
Deputy Hurley determined
police were not in that area


from Northwood Apartments in
Macclenny for questioning. He
refused to give a statement at the
time of his arrest.
In another report involving
property crime, someone took a
purse and contents belonging to
Patricia Kilpatrick of Macclenny
while it was parked at the gas
pumps at the Kangaroo store
on South 6th St. the morning of
February 25.
The victim said she was
approached by a white male
wearing a black hat and shirt
offering to assist her after she
opened the hood of her vehicle
to check a radiator.


Ken Amaro to speak

atchurchfundraiser
Ken Amaro of First Coast
News will be the keynote speak-
er at a fund raiser service at
Faith Temple Church of God in
Christ in Sanderson on Saturday,
March 8, 2008 at 7:00 pm.
Also featured at the service
will be Bro. William LeeJr. and
the Community Choir.
The event is being held to
raise money for a community
youth center and is hosted by
First Community Holiness
Church


Arrestedfor 2 drugfelonies Graduates basic

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A Macclenny man faces two felony drug possession charges after
loud music coming from speakers mounted to the outside of his black
1990 Buick caused Deputy Michael Hauge to pull the car over Febru-
ary 27 on South 9th Street.
Roman Thompson, 20, of Grisholm Street, admitted to the deputy
he had no Florida drivers license, which was confirmed through dis-
patch. Mr. Thompson was arrested for driving without a license and a
subsequent search of the suspect and his vehicle turned up three bags
of marijuana, two pieces of crack cocaine, and $360 in cash.
Mr. Thompson is,charged with misdemeanor marijuana posses-
sion, possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of cocaine
and operating a vehicle without a license.
In two other drug cases this week, suspects attempted to bring mari-
juana into the county jail. Deputies conducted a strip search of inmate
Sean Johnson February 27 after they were informed he was possibly
in possession of contraband. In Mr. Johnson's shoes, deputies found
three baggies of marijuana and a pill identified as hydrocodone. The
inmate is charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession, felony
possession of a controlled substance and smuggling contraband.
The next day, after deputies arrested Steven Thomas on a warrant
and took him into the jail, a corrections officer found a bag of mari-
juana in his right front change pocket. Mr. Thomas faces a misde-
meanor marijuana possession charge.' ., -Iw O"
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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

Friday, April 18,h at 4 p.m. for comment on the
Macclenny Housing Authority's and Baker County
Housing Agency's FY2008 Agency Plan Annual
Updates as required by. the US. Department of
Housing and Urban Development. The FY2008
Agency Plan Annual Updates will be available for
review over the next 45 days at the Authority's cen-
tral office located at:

402 Stansell Avenue
Macclenny, Florida 32063

The Public Hearing will also be held at this loca-
tion. Any person wishing to comment on either
agency plan may file his or her comments in writing
with the executive director of the Macclenny Hous-
ing Authority at the address above no later than 5
p.m. April 17h, or may attend the Public Hearing
being held at the central office. All comments will
be considered in preparing the final plan before
submittal to the U.S. Department of Housing and
Urban Development.

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Hwy. 90
Macclenny, FL

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accommodations at sales meetings,
please call
850-668-3426
or for the hearing impaired,
TDHI 1-800-387-1074.
Other meeting dates and location
may be available, so call today.

Danny Murphy
Southern Financial Services
850-668-3426
Guest: Dr. John Coleman


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DUIarrest

after motorist

seen driving

erratically

County deputies got one
drunk driver off the streets this
week and arrested another for
driving on a suspended license.
Deputy Sgt. Thomas Dyal
saw a Nissan truck driving er-
ratically on US 90 in Macclenny
on March 1 and pulled the ve-
hicle over near MLK Dr. The
deputy said he could smell the
strong odor of alcohol as he ap-
proached the driver's door.
After failing a number of so-
briety tests and telling the depu-
ty he could not continue because
he defecated in his pants, Chris-
topher Nelson, 42, of Macclenny
was arrested and charged with
DUI.
The next day, Deputy John
Hardin observed a man leaning
in the,passenger window of h
vehicle stopped in the road near
9th Street. As the deputy ap-
proached, the man fled. "This
activity appeared to me to be
consistent with a narcotics trans-
action," the deputy wrote in his
report.
The deputy activated his
lights and David Brannen, 39, of
Short Putt Drive in Macclenny,
stopped immediately. Mr. Bran-
nen denied knowing the man
before his arrest for driving on
a suspended license, but later at
the county jail said he intended
to purchase narcotics, states the
deputy's report.


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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday, March 6, 2008 Page 7


Man arrested after




threats to kill wife,




then to kill himself


The same week that a Glen
St. Mary woman allegedly shot
her estranged husband dead in
the front yard of their home off
John Rowe Rd., sheriff's depu-
ties answered a number of other
domestic violence calls one of
which involved a death threat.
Deputy Michael Lagle was on
patrol on US. 90 on February 28
when notified that Carl Rhoden,
25, of West Thomas Drive had
just left the residence of Jeffery
Cates in Glen St. Mary and was
on his way to Wal-Mart to pur-
chase bullets for his gun.
Mr. Cates advised Mr. Rho-
den was going to kill his wife,
Lori Rhoden, and then himself,
states the deputy's report.
Then the deputy saw Mr.
Rhoden's vehicle pass him head-
ing east on US 90 at a high rate
of speed. Two additional depu-
.ties followed the vehicle, which
eventually stopped at the corner
of Lowder Street and SR 228,
just north of the Wal-Mart.
When the officers made con-
tact with the suspect, a gun was
located in the passenger seat.
Mr. Rhoden was arrested and
served a court-ordered injunc-
tion for domestic violence pro-
,tection to keep him away from
.his wife.
While the injunction infor-
mation was being provided, Mr.
Rhoden said, "I don't need this,
I already iave my mind made
up of what I need to do," states
'a supplemental report from the
deputy.
In other cases involving vio-
lations of domestic violence
injunctions commonly re-
ferred to as restraining orders
this past week, three men
'were charged with contempt of
;court. Scott Andrew Spivey, 40,
of Mandarin allegedly called his
f


ex-wife Jennifer Johnson. 26, of
Big Oak Court in violation of a
Duval County court order Feb-
ruary 27.
Richard G. MacCune, 27, of
Sanderson faces the same charge
for allegedly yelling obscenities
at his wife Amie McCune, 21,
and spitting in her face at the
Woodlawn Fastway February
27..
The day before, Sean Lament
Johnson, 30, address unknown,
allegedly made third-party con-
tact with Michele Thompson,
45, of Macclenny in violation of
an injunction. Mr. Johnson has
been in custody awaiting trial on
other charges.
In another domestic violence
from this past week, a couple
was arrested after Deputy Chris-
topher Walker spotted a truck
stopped at the railroad tracks on
Pine Top Road with Jane Hall,
24 of Jacksonville, in the bed
and blood on her face.
Ms. Hall told the deputy her
live-in boyfriend, Terry Jones,
23, of Macclenny had head-butt-
ed her in the face, grabbed her
hair and struck her several times
in the face while at their resi-
dence. She continued to say that
Mr. Jones took back the keys
she had taken from him and left,
then she gave chase and got into
the bed of the truck.
According to the deputy's re-
port, Ms. Hall also admitted to
kicking the back window of the
truck in an attempt to stop the
vehicle.
Mr. Jones denied striking
Ms. Hall and said after the truck
stopped, she hit him, breaking
his glasses.
The deputy said both Mr.
Jones and Ms. Hall had a strong
odor of alcohol and both are
charged with domestic violence.


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A Jacksonville judge hand- grave earlier.
ed down a second death pen- A jury recommended last
alty this week for the ^- month that he receive
July, 2005 killing of. the death penalty, and
a Jacksonville couple co-defendant Michael
buried alive in a shal- Jackson is already on
low grave in Charlton Death Row. Another
County, Ga. ..- accomplice, Tiffany
Alan Wade of ,e Cole, is to be sen-
Jacksonville, a former tenced on Thursday
Baker County resi- of this week. A jury
dent, was convicted in in November recom-
January in the deaths mended she be put to
of Reggie and Carol death as well for her
Sumner, both 61, who .-- part in the murder-
were kidnapped from Alan Wade identity theft plot.
their home in the St. A fourth defendant
Nicholas section and brought to and former Macclenny resident
a remote area north of the state Bruce Nixon will stay in prison
line and buried while bound with until about 2050 after striking a
duct tape. Mr. Wade dug the deal to testify against the others.







LegalNlotices
I=-------~ ----


NOTICE TO THE PUBLIC
The Baker County District School Board will
hold the following public hearing on Monday,
March 17, 2008, at 6:30 pm in the Baker County
School Board Room located at the Baxter Volun-
teer Fire Department, Station 60, located at 27310
CR 127, Baxter, Florida.
Approval of new and revised School Board
policies.
This document'is available for review at the
Baker County School Board Office, located at 392
South Boulevard East, Macclenny, Florida begin-
ning Thursday, February 13, 2008 between the
hours of 8:30 am and 3:00 pm.
The public is invited and encouraged to attend.
Paula T. Barton
Superintendent of Schools
2/13-3/10


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 02-2008-CP-0008
IN RE: The Estate of:
CANDICE TAYLOR BLANKS,

NOTICE OF ADMINISTRATION
(One PR)
The administration of the estate of CANDICE
TAYLOR BLANKS, deceased, File Number 02-2008-
CP-0008, is pending in the Probate Court, Baker
County, Florida, the address of which is: 339 East
Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063
The names and addresses of the personal represen-
tative and the personal representative's attorney are
set forth below.
ALL INTERESTED PERSONS APE NOTIFIED THAT:
All persons on whom this notice is served, who have
objections that challenge the validity of the will, the
qualifications of the personal representative, venue,
or jurisdiction of this court, are required to file their "
objections with this court, WITHIN THE LATER OF
THREE MONTHS AFTER THE'DATE-OF-THE-FIRST---
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All creditors of the decedent, and other persons hav-
ing claims or demands against the decedent's estate,
on whom a copy of this notice is served, within three
months after the date of the first publication of this
notice, must file their claims with this court, WITHIN
THE LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE
OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR
THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OFTHIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent, and persons
having claims or demands against decedent's
estate, must file their claims with this court WITHIN
THREE MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
The date of the first publication of this notice is
February 28. 2008.

KITTY P. BLANKS
Personal Representative-


FRANK E. MALONEY, JR., Esquire
Attorney for Personal Representative
445 East Macclenny Avenue
Macclenny, FL 32063
(904) 259-3155
Florida Bar No.: 142990
2/28-3/20
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR BAKER COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
.IN RE: ESTATE OF
DAVID J. CRANFORD File No.
Division
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate of David J. Cran-
ford, deceased, whose date of death was December
3, 2007, and whose social security number is XXX-
XX-4933, is pending in the Circuit Court for Baker
County, Florida, Probate Division; the address of
which is 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Flor-
ida 32063. The names and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal representative's at-
torney are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other persons
having claims or demands against decedent's es-
tate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be
served must file their claims with this court WITHIN
THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS
NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against decedent's
estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME
PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF
THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING.THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS
OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH
IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this notice is Feb-
ruary 28, 2008.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
Moses Meide, Jr.
Florida Bar No. 148200
817 North Main Street
Jacksonville, FL 32202
Telephone: (904) 354-6673
Personal Representative:
Vivian P. Nimmo, aka Vickie E. Nimn6
6921 Dayton Road
Jacksonville, Florida 32210
2/28-3/6


3/6-13


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NOTICE OF AGENCY ACTION
TAKEN BY THE ST. JOHNS RIVER
WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
Notide is given that the following permit was
issued on January 9, 2007.
Baker County, 55 North Third Street, Mac-
clenny, FL 32063, Permit #400-003-114411-1. The
project is located in Baker County, Section 16, 21,
28, 33, Township 1S South, Range 21 East. The
permit authorized A SURFACE WATER MANAGE-
MENT SYSTEM ON 14.9 ACRES TO SERVE ROAD
IMPROVEMENT PROJECT KNOWN AS CREWS
ROAD. The receiving water body is the St. Mary's
River.
The file(s) containing the application for the
above listed permit is available to inspection Mon-
day through Friday except for legal holidays, 8:00
a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the St. Johns River Water Man-
agement District (District) Headquarters, 4049 Reid
Street, Palatka, FL 32178-1429. A person whose
substantial interests are affected by the District per-'
mitting decision may petition for an administrative
hearing in accordance with sections 120.569 and
120.57, Florida Statutes, or may choose to pursue
mediation as an alternative remedy under section
120.573, Florida Statutes, before the deadline for
filing a petition. Choosing mediation will not ad-
versely affect the right to a hearing if mediation
does not result in a settlement. The procedures
for pursuing mediation are set forth -in section
120.573, Florida Statutes, and rules 28-106.111
and 28-106.401-.404 Florida Administrative Code.
Petitions must comply with the requirements of
Florida Administrative Code Chapter 28-106 and be
filed with (received by) the District Clerk located at
District Headquarters, Highway 100 West, Palatka,
FL 32177. Petitions for administrative hearing
on the above applications(s) must be filed within
twenty-one (21) days of publication of this notice or
within twenty-six (26) days of the District deposit-
ing notice of this intent in the mail for those persons
to whom the District mails actual notice. Failure to
file a petition within this time period shall constitute
a waiver of any rights) such persons) may have to
request an administrative determination (hearing)
under sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., concern-
ing the subject permit. Petitions that are not filed
,'-, 3,:,:,-,:: ril,',- i ll, i ,ti he tb,o p,,i:... i o, ; ji a :ulie,:1:
to dismissal.

Because the administrative hearing process is
designed to formulate final agency action, the filing
of a petition means that the District's final action
may be different from the position taken by it in this
notice of intent. Persons whose substantial interest
will be affected by any such final decision of the
District on the applicant have the right to petition
to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance
with the requirements set forth above.
3/6
NOTICE OF AGENCY ACTION
TAKEN BY THE ST. JOHNS RIVER
WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
Notice is given that the following permit was
issued on February 22, 2008.
MacGlen Builders, Inc., P.O. Box 356, Macclen-
ny, Florida 32063, Permit #40-003-84902-2. The
-project is located in Baker County, Section.6, Town-
ship 3S, Range 22 East and Section 7, Township 3S,
Range 22 East. The permit authorized A SURFACE
WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM ON 59.76 ACRES
TO SERVE AS A RESIDENTIAL HOMES SUBDIVI-
SION KNOWN AS GLENFIELD OAKS, UNIT 2. The.
receiving water body is the St. Mary's River.
The file(s) containing the application for the
above listed permit is available to inspection Mon-
day through Friday except for legal holidays, 8:00
a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the St. Johns River Water Man-
agement District (District) Headquarters, 4049 Reid
Street, Palatka, FL 32178-1429. A person whose'
substantial interests are affected by the District per-
mitting decision may petition for an administrative
hearing in accordance with sections 120.569 and
120.57, Florida Statutes, or may choose to pursue
mediation as an alternative remedy under section
120.573, Florida Statutes, before the deadline for
filing a petition. Choosing mediation will not ad-
versely affect the right to a hearing if mediation
does not result in a settlement. Khe procedures
for pursuing mediation are set forth in section
120.573, Florida Statutes; and rules 28-106.111
and 28-106.401-.404 Florida Administrative Code.
Petitions must comply with the requirements of
Florida Administrative Code Chapter 28-106 and be
filed with (received by) the District Clerk located at
District Headquarters, Highway 100 West, Palatka,
FL 32177. Petitions for administrative hearing
on the above applications(s) must be filed within
twenty-one (21) days of publication of this notice or
within twenty-six (26) days of the District deposit-
ing notice of this intent in the mail for those persons
to whom the District mails actual notice. Failure to
file a petition within this time period shall constitute
a waiver of any rights) such persons) may have to
request ah administrative determination (hearing)
under sections 120.569 and 120.57, F.S., concern-
ing the subject permit. Petitions that are not filed
in accordance with the above provisions are subject
to dismissal.

Because the administrative hearing process is
designed to formulate final agency action, the filing
of a petition means that the District's final action
may be different from the position taken by it in this
notice of intent. Persons whose substantial interest
will be affected by any such final decision of the
District on the applicant have the right to petition
to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance
with the requirements set forth above.
3/6
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127 Lowder Street South
Macclenny, Florida 32063
Phone: 904-259-6682
Fax: 904-259-9273
The following units containing such property
as furniture, household goods, etc., will be sold at
public auction on March 15, 2008, at 2:00 pm to
pay back rent. Tenant has up until the time of the
sale to satisfy back rent.
Unit #52 Rick Johns
Unit #61 Katrina Roberts
Unit #62 Earl Sine


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA..
CASE NO.:02-07-CA-0151

HSBC MORTGAGE CORPORATION (USA)
Plaintiff,
vs.

NESTOR ARTEAGA, et al.,
Defendants
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an
Order or Final Judgment scheduling foreclosure
sale entered on February 28, .2008 in this case
now pending in said Court, the style of which is
indicated above..
I will sell to the highest and best bidder for
cash in the Baker County Courthouse, 339 East
Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida, at 11:00
am on the 1st day of April, 2008, the following de-
scribed property as set forth in said Order or Final
Judgment, to wit:
Lot 123, Old Nursery Plantation, accord-
ing to Plat thereof as recorded in Plat
Book 2, Page 85 and 85A-J of the current
public records of Baker County, Florida.
a/k/a 7808 Cahone Court, Macclenny,
FL 32063
Any person claiming an interest in the sur-
plus from the sale, if any, other than the prop-
erty owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must
file a claim within 60 days after the sale.
ENTERED at Baker County, Florida, this 29th
day of February, 2008.
Al Fraser
As Clerk, Circuit Court
Baker, Florida
By: Jamie Crews
As Deputy Clerk
SPEAR & HOFFMAN, P.A.
Dadeland Executive Center
9700 South Dixie Highway,
Suite 610
Miami, Florida 33156
Telephone: 305-670-2299
3/6-13
RECREATIONAL TRAILS PROGRAM
Baker County is proposing to apply for a $592,000
grant from the 2008 Florida DEP Recreational
Trails Program. This grant will be used to fund
the development of recreational trails and support
facilities at St. Mary's Shoals Park. .:;

A public meeting will be held for.the purpose of
,1, .':usii. the project as proposed in the applica-
tions. The meeting will be held at the Baker County
Commission chambers on Thursday, March 13,
2008 at 1:30 pm.

According to the Americans with Disabilities Act,
person needing a special accommodations or an
interpreter to participate in a public hearing should
contact the Administration Department at 904-
259-3613 at least 48 hours prior to the time of
the hearing.
3/6-13
NUIICtt UI- ALiNUYI AUIIUN
TAKEN BY THE ST. JOHNS RIVER
WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
Notice is given that the following permit was
issued on November 1,2007.
Baker County, 55 North Third Street, Macclenny,
FL 32063, Permit #400-003-113676-1. The project
is located in Baker County, Section 25, Township
2S South, Range 21 East. The permit authorized A
SURFACE WATER MANAGEMENT SYSTEM ON 7.61
ACRES TO SERVE ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT
KNOWN AS CONFEDERATE DRIVE. The receiving
water body is the Middle Prong of St. Mary's River.
The file(s) containing the application for the
above listed permit is available to inspection Mon-
day through Friday except for legal holidays, 8:00
a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the St. Johns River Water Man-
agement District (District) Headquarters, 4049 Reid
Street, Palatka, FL 32178-1429. A person whose
substantial interests are affected by the District per-
mitting decision may petition for an administrative
hearing in accordance with sections 120.569 and
120.57, Florida Statutes, or may choose to pursue
mediation as an alternative remedy under section
120.573, Florida Statutes, before the deadline for
filing a petition. Choosing mediation will not ad-
versely affect the right to a hearing if mediation
does not result in a settlement. The procedures
for pursuing mediation are set forth in section
120.573, Florida Statutes, and rules 28-106.111
and 28-106.401-.404 Florida Administrative Code.
Petitions must comply with the requirements of
Florida Administrative Code Chapter 28-106 and be
filed with (received by) the District Clerk located at
District Headquarters, Highway 100 West, Palatka,
FL 32177. Petitions for administrative hearing
on the above applications(s) must be filed within
twenty-one (21) days of publication.of this notice or
within twenty-six (26) days of the District deposit-
ing notice of this intent in the mail for those persons
to whom the District mails actual notice. Failure to
file a petition within this time period shall constitute
a waiver of any rights) such persons) may have to
request an administrative determination (hearing)
under sections 120.569 and 120.57, FS., concern-
ing the subject permit. Petitions that are not filed
in accordance with the above provisions are subject
to dismissal.

Because the administrative hearing process is
designed to formulate final agency action, the filing
of a petition means that the District's final action
may be different from the position taken by it in this
notice of intent. Persons whose substantial interest
will be affected by any such final decision of the
District on the applicant have the right to petition
to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance
with the requirements set forth above.
3/6
NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION
Pursuant to Ch. 715.109 FS and/or 83.801 and/or
677.210 FS etal United American Lien & Recovery
as agent with power of attorney will sell at public
auction the following property(s) to the highest
bidder subject to any liens for the purpose of sat-
isfying claim of lien and/or disposition of aban-
doned property(s); owner/lienholder may redeem
property(s) for cash sum of lien; all auctions held
in reserve.
Inspect 1 week prior @ lien facility; cash or cashier
check; 15% buyer prem; any persons interested ph
954-563-1999.
Sale date March 21, 2008 @ 10:00 am at 3411 NW
9th Avenue, #707, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309.
1667 1991 Utility tri, vin #: 1UYVS2535MM542502
tenant: Mark Newton.
Licensed & bonded auctioneers flab422 flau 765
&1911.
3/6-13


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Registration of Fictitious Names
I, the undersigned, being duly sworn, do here-
by declare under oath that the names of all persons
interested in the business or profession carried on
under the name of Swift Arrow Transport and the
extent of the interest of each is as follows:
NAME EXTENT OF INTEREST
Matthew Stewart 50%
Felicia Stewart 50%
Matthew Stewart
Signature
Felicia Stewart
Signature
STATE OF FLORIDA
COUNTY OF BAKER
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 4th day of
March, 2008.
Al Fraser
Clerk of Court
Baker County, Florida
By: Bonnie M. Palleschi
As Deputy Clerk
3/6
SECUR-STORE MINI-STORAGE
6909 South SR 121
Macclenny, Florida 32063
The following unit containing such property
as furniture, household goods, etc., will be sold
at public auction on March 15, at 12:00 pm to pay
' back rent. Tenant has up until the time of the sale
to satisfy back rent.
Unit #12 Melinda Joy Johnson
3/6
NitiiNOIC Ut UAENGY ACTION
TAKEN BY THE ST. JOHNS RIVER
WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT
Notice is given that the following permit was
issued on February 22, 2008.
Baker County, 55 North Third Street, Mac-
clenny, FL 32063, Permit #400-003-114439-1. The
project is located in Baker County, Section 7, 8, 9,
10, 18, Township 3S South, Range 21 East. The
permit authorized A SURFACE WATER MANAGE-
MENT SYSTEM ON 22 ACRES TO SERVE ROAD
IMPROVEMENT PROJECT KNOWN AS REID STAF-
FORD ROAD. The receiving water body is the South
Prong of St. Mary's River.
The files) containing the application for the
above listed permit is available to inspection Mon-
day through Friday except for legal holidays, 8:00
a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the St. Johns River Water Man-
) rjili.r ni DilirnI iililrn:ill Hjdl uarn,'r. 10149 Rnid
.ireil P.jljl3 f1 L, .217~ I. -- .- A per'.jrn v'r 5
substantial interestsarefaected by the District per-
miftihg decision mai petiti'on fr an'adininisir~ tlve
hearing in accordance with sections 120.569 and
120.57, Florida Statutes, or may choose to pursue
mediation as an alternative remedy under section
120.573, Florida Statutes, before the deadline for
filing a petition. Choosing mediation will not ad-
versely affect the right to a hearing if mediation
does not result in a settlement. The procedures
for pursuing mediation are set forth in section
120.573, Florida Statutes, and rules 28-106.1.11
and 28-106.401-.404 Florida Administrative Code.
Petitions must comply with the requirements of
Florida Administrative Code Chapter 28-106 and be
filed with (received by) the District Clerk located at
District Headquarters, Highway 100 West, Palatka,
FL 32177. Petitions for administrative hearing
on the above applications(s) must be filed within
twenty-one (21) days of publication of this notice or
within twenty-six (26) days of the District deposit-
ing notice of this intent in the mail for those persons
to whom the District mails actual notice. Failure to
file a petition within this time period shall constitute
a waiver of any rights) such persons) may have to
request an administrative determination (hearing)
under sections 120.569 and 120.57, ES., concern-
ing the subject permit. Petitions that are not filed
in accordance with the above provisions are subject
to dismissal.

Because the administrative hearing process Is
designed to formulate final agency action, the filing
of a petition means that the District's final action
may be different from the position taken by it in this
notice of intent. Persons whose substantial interest
will be affected by any such final decision of the
District on the applicant have the right to petition
to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance
with the requirements set forth above.
3/6
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 02-2008-DR-077
IN RE: The Marriage of:
MARLAYNA CHRISTINE YALE,
*Petitioner/Wife,
And
DAVID PAUL YALE,
Respondent/Husband.

NOTICE OF ACTION FOR
DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
TO: DAVID PAUL YALE
P.O. Box 2146
Mango, FL 33550
You are notified that an action hIas been filed
against you and that you are required to serve a
copy of your defenses, if any, to it on Petitioner's
attorneys FELICIA A. WILCOX, Three Rivers Legal
Services, Inc., The Legacy Building, 1725 Oakhurst
Avenue, Suite C, Jacksonville, FL 32208, phone:
904-394-7450 on or before April 11, 2008 and file
the original with the clerk of this Court at Baker
County Courthouse, 339 East Macclenny Avenue,
Macclenny, Fl 32063 before service on Petitioner
or immediately thereafter. If you fall to do so, a
default may be entered against you for the relief
demanded in the petition.
Copies of all court documents in this case,
including orders, are available at the Clerk of the
Circuit Court's office. You may review these docu-
ments upon request.
You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Court's
office notified of your current address. (You may
file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme
Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915) Future
papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the
address on record at the clerk's office.
Warning: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law
Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic
disclosure of documents and information. Failure
to comply can result in sanctions, including dis-
missal or striking of pleadings.






THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday, March 6, 2008 Page 8


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2000 attend annualA-Fest
The Baker County YMCA Teen Center, in partnership with the Baker County Health
Department, held its third Abstinence Festival March 1 at the county fairgrounds.
Over 2000 teens were hosted at the annual event which promotes healthy and re-
sponsible choices regarding alcohol, tobacco and sexual practices. The event is free
and this year featured a variety of activities including tower climbing, Sumo wres-
tling and video guitar gaming. The bands Family Force 5 and Between The Trees en-
tertained into the evening and former Jaguars punter Bryan Barker made a special
appearance to promote the abstinence philosophy. The A-Fest is made possible with
grant funding from the health department. Above: Brantley Wallace of Sanderson
and Tyler Fletcher ofMacclenny in inflated Sumo wrestler suits. Below: Artist Dario
Zapata of Colombia, SA, draws a caricature of Christina Blanco of Lake City.
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Notice of

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Mayor Juanice Padgett of the Town of Glen
St. Mary, Florida issues this public notice
of a Special Meeting at the request of the
Town Attorney to be held at the Glen
St. Mary Town Hall, 10046 North Glen
Avenue, Glen St. Mary, FL on Thursday,
March 6 on 2008 at 7:00 P.M. The public is
welcome to attend and public comment is
invited and requested.

Please contact Town Hall at 259-3777 if
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BY KELLEY LANNIGAN
Press Staff
"Fiesta
WithFriends"
was the theme
for the March
1 Feminar :
sponsored by
the First Baptist .-
Church of Mac-
clenny. A verse
from Proverbs,
A cheerful heart
is a continual
feast, printed on
the cover of the
festive program,
vividly supported
the idea of fellow-
ship. Attendees
were treated to a
wonderful chicken
and pork supper.
Special guest Eva
Self, whose paraly-
sis from an auto ac- '
cident at age 17 put
her on the path to
becoming a popular
national speaker, gave
a powerful Christian
testimony through sto-
rytelling and personal
anecdotes. Ms. Self
traveled from her home
in Concord, NC to at-
tend the event.
Sporting a huge, embroidered sombrero
hat, Pepe Franco, a Mariachi singer from
Midland, TX, entertained with popular and
traditional religious songs.
The annual Feminar event honors and
celebrates the lives and contributions of the
church's female members and this year fea-
tured 48 tables decked out in fun, bright,
sometimes elaborate decor.
Each table is hosted by one to two ladies
who pick decorating themes based on Bibli-
cal Scripture. Husbands and male members
of the church are assigned to wait on the
tables.
Attendees preview all tables prior to din-
ner and cast their votes to select 1st through
5th place.
The first place award went to Amanda
Shivers, whose table theme was "Someday
my prince will come"'based on thl scripture
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Purple, one of the beautiful Feminar table settings by Brenda Crews.
PHOTOS BY KELLEY LANNIGAN


the ladies' imaginations and each table was
beautiful in its own way. Several memorable
designs that did not place were "The Great
Physician" by Carrie Dopson and Patricia
Orender, "Bread of Life" by Sue Overlin and
"Hawaiian Paradise" by Connie Snell.
In the New Testament, Christ is described
as the Great Physician and Ms. Dopson and
Ms. Orender cleverly interpreted the descrip-
tion through a hospital setting. Red heart-
shaped plates rested on authentic x-ray place
mats flanked with silverware tied with rub-
ber tourniquets. The table's centerpiece was
an actual I.V. bag filled with clear solution
and various bottles of medication, some old
prescription bottles from the now-closed
Raynor's Pharmacy, served as decor. Among
the medicine bottles were rolls of gauze and
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"Hawaiian Paradise" took its inspira-
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A tropical paradise theme featured diners
dressed in splashy floral patterns, wearing
flower leis around their necks and large hi-
biscus blossoms in their hair. Tiki torch can-
dies burned brightly and coconut monkeys in
grass skirts stood at attention on a table laden
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Each table's hostess provided a dessert ap-
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Proper irrigation


THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday, March 6, 2008 Page 9


key to healthy lawn


Socia


Mr. and Mrs. Floyd

56th anniversary
Jimmie and Geraldine Floyd
of Glen St. Mary celebrated their
56th wedding anniversary Feb-
ruary 28, 2008 with a cookout
at the home of daughter Patricia
Washington. Their children and
grandchildren celebrated with
them.

Ducks Unlimited

chapter banquet
The Ducks Unlimited chap-
ter banquet will be held at the
Woman's Club in Macclenny on
March 14. Doors open at 6:00
pm with cocktails available.
Dinner begins at 7:00 pm and
the auction starts at 8:15 pm.
For additional information,
contact Waldo Brock at 591-
4775 or Kurt Treece at 219-
9624.

BB Qfundraiser
The Air Force junior ROTC
will be selling BBQ chicken
dinners with baked beans, po-
tato salad and 'r6l1 'ith refresh-
ment on Saturday, March 8 from
11:00 am-3:00 pm at the CVS
parking lot.

Easterfund raiser
Skipmines Country Cooking
and Catering will have an Eas-
ter basket fund raiser for the less
fortunate on Saturday, March 8,
2008 from 11:00 am-4:00 pm at
6688 Keith Griffis Circle off SR
125 just before Mudlake Road.
There will be drawings held
every hour, old fashion relay
races, an egg hunt for the kids,
bluegrass music and BBQ din-
ners w/sides, salad, dessert and
drinks available for sale; $7 for
adults and $3.50 child.

Skeet shoot benefit
There will be a skeet shoot
benefit for baby Allison Surren-
cy Saturday, March 8 beginning
at 10:00 am. The event will be
held at Mike Crawford's home at
7723 CR 139B, Glen St. Mary.
Bring your best shotgun and
No. 8 shells. All of the funds
raised go toward transplant-re-
lated expenses.
For additional information,
contact Derek Crawford at 318-
5187 or Mike Crawford at 259-
5383.



Happy 1,7"
Anniversary

when I first met you 22 years ago,
I fell in love so fast,
I knewrightthe .'
You were the one and; -
only onefori l- "
I'd never have to -
Slook for love again.
Each anniversary'
finds us happier;
You are my light--
S-. moon, mystarbmys n.'
You show me what real '
love is all about,
You fill my life with
pleasure, Joy and fun.
As time goes by,
our love grows stronger still.
You're the most
amazing man I ever knew.
I cherish our
anniversaries because
Each year 1 fall in love all over
again with you.
I love you,
lJanell


H ,' \ s w
Gavin Ray

Born February 9th
Bobby Barefoot and Sasha
Green of Macclenny are pleased
to announce the birth of son
Gavin Ray on February 9, 2008
at Orange Park Medical Center
at 12:45 pm. Gavin weighed six
pounds eight ounces and was 19
inches long.
Maternal grandparents are
Clay and Lisa Green of Glen St.
Mary. Paternal grandparents are
Candy Barefoot of Macclenny
and Andy Barefoot (Mandy),
also of Macclenny.

Rhoden Reunion
The Hardy and Carrie Rhoden
reunion is planned for Saturday,
March 8,2008 at 11:00 am at the
Taylor Church.
Please make plans to attend.
Call 904-266-4064 for informa-
tion.

Thanks for support
Thanks to Patty Altman, who
along with her horse Jody rode
12 miles on March 1 in the St.
Jude Trail Ride for those who
Could not. Sheraised-$300. .
Thanks also to the many
businesses and individuals who
sponsored Patty.
Love, Bambi Roth and Joey Gray


By Barbara Smith
Horticulture agent
More lawns are damaged by
improper irrigation practices
than any single cultural prac-
tice, according to the University
of Florida's extension turf grass
specialist Laurie Trenholm.
Watering is essential to a
healthy lawn, but when done
improperly it can also cause the
grass to be more susceptible to
fungal disease. In addition, water
is wasted every time you unnec-
essarily add water to your lawn.
Remember, if you use an auto-
matic sprinkler system, you must
have a functional rain shift-off
sensor, as required by Florida law
on all irrigation systems installed
since 1991. Contact Baker Coun-
ty Extension at 259-3520 to find
out more about these devices.
To avoid the pitfalls of over-
watering your lawn, irrigate
when needed, not on a set sched-
ule. If you use an automatic
sprinkler system, remember to
Representatives of

Senator Nelson here
Representatives of US Sena-
tor Bill Nelson will .be at the
county administration building
behind the courthouse for con-
stituent meetings from 11:00
am-1:00 pm on Wednesday,
March 12. They will be avail-
able to assist people who are
experiencing problems with fed-
eral agencies or who have ques-
tions regarding them.
If you are unable to attend,
you can contact Senator Nelson
at 1301 Riverplace Blvd., Suite
2218, Jacksonville, FL 32207
or via his website at http://bill-
nelson.senate.gov. You can also
telephone at 346-4500.

Music in the park
A karaoke concert Home
Grown Music in the Park to
benefit the Paul Strickland fam-
ily will take place at noon on
Saturday, March 8 at Friendship
Park in Glen. There will be a va-
riety of music., .
Come join us for lunch and,
enjoy the concert. For more in-
formation, call Ben Harnage at
259-7960.


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PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE

Pursuant to a written appeal submitted by Dwight Jones,
the applicant is appealing the Planning Director's decision to
deny homestead division on a 74.81 acre parcel. The Planning
Director's decision to deny is in accordance with LDR Section
3.05.24.A & C. The Baker County Local Planning Agency will
hold a public hearing to review the request on Thursday, March 27,
2008 at 7:01p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, in the County
Commissioners' Chambers of the Administration Building, 55
North Third Street, Macclenny, FL. On the date above-mentioned,
all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to this
appeal request. Written comments for or against the request may
be sent to the Baker County Planning and Zoning Department,
81 North Third Street, Macclenny, FL 32063. Faxed comments
may be sent to (904) 259-5057. Copies of the appeal request may
be inspected in the Planning Department by any member of the
public.
,According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons
needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in
this proceeding should contact the Administration Department at
(904) 259-5123 at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing.



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turn it off when you don't want
to water. For example, you don't
want to water the morning after
a hard overnight rain, you don't
want to water when rain is fore-
cast within 24 hours, and you
don't want to water between the
hours of 10:00 am and 4:00 pm
because we're still in a drought.
To help your lawn become
drought resistant, irrigate less
frequently. Longer grass roots
are better at getting water during
a drought. Train your grass roots
to find water deeper in the soil
with this technique: over time,
gradually water for a slightly lon-
ger period each time you water,
and don't water as often. Roots
grow deeper and grass becomes
more drought tolerant. Lawn
grass watered in this way will be
more able to withstand watering
restrictions this spring.
So, how much water does
grass need? On sandy soils, grass
needs three-quarter inch and on
clay soils, it needs only a half
inch of water each time you ir-
rigate because clay soils retain
water better. Not sure how to get
a half inch of water out of your
sprinkler? Set straight-sided
cans, (with markings drawn at
the one-half and three-quarter
inch from their bottom edges) at
the perimeter of a sprinkler zone
to measure how much water you
are putting down. Look at your
watch, count the time it takes to
get the measured amounts in the
can when you run the sprinkler.
This is the length of time you
need to irrigate.
Water is expensive and pre-
cious. Be mindful of the impact
of your watering practices.
When your lawn gets more
water than it can utilize, the rest
is waste. That means the money
you paid to water your grass is
wasted, too. Another problem
when adding too much water at
once is the runoff created. Wa-
ter running off your lawn carries
with it any fertilizer or pesticide
your grass has not yet utilized.
This runoff water, along with


those pollutants, eventually
flows into streams, rivers and the
Floridan aquifer, the source of
our drinking water. Water your
lawn responsibly. You will have
a healthier lawn, save money,
and have peace of mind about
the future of our water supply.
Three upcoming extension
classes address the problems of
lawns and water.
All will be held at Baker
County Extension office at the ag
center at a cost of $2 each. Call
to pre-register at 259-3520.
V Thursday, March 6th from
6:00pm 7:30 pm, All about
lawns will offer tips for select-
ing and maintaining your turf
grass. You will learn to choose it
to suit your needs and location,
smart maintenance practices for
established lawns (mowing, wa-
tering, fertilization), and how to
combat common pest problems.
Please pre-register by 4:00 pm
same day.
V Tuesday, March 18th from
6:00pm 7:30 pm, Drought
tolerant landscaping will offer
suggestions for landscaping with
drought tolerant plants and sus-
tainable practices. Pre-register
by 5 pm on Friday, March 14th.
V Thursday, March 27th from
6:00-7:30 pm, Planning a Flori-
da-friendly landscape will cover
what one looks like, and how to
make your landscape more sus-
tainable. Bring a simple hand-
drawn map with your house's
location shown on the lot or
property and measurements of


the areas you are interested in
making Florida-friendly. Pre-
register by 5:00pm on Tuesday,
March 25th.


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Come join the BCMS cheer-
leaders and Erica Raulerson-
Pride, owner of Pride Cheer
Camps for an exciting day of
learning cheers, chants, danc-
es, stunts and much more. The
cheer clinic will be held Satur-
day, April 5 from 9:00 am-noon
at the BCMS gymnasium. The
ages include 4 years-6th grade
and the cost is $40. The deadline
to sign up is March 25.
For more information or to
register, please call 904-338-
6830 or e-mail pridecheer-
camps@yahoo.com or pick up
an application at BCMS.


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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday, March 6, 2008 Page 10


Memorial is later

for Helen Clawson
Helen Elizabeth Clawson of
Macclenny died February 26,
2008 at Macclenny Nursing and
Rehabilitation Center. She was
born in Martinsville, Indiana
on November 20, 1923. She en-
joyed going to the Senior Center
and the Moose Lodge. She was
a wonderful wife, mother and
friend to all. Mrs. Clawson was
preceded in death by her hus-
band Charles Clawson.
Survivors include daughters
Janet Feltner of Macclenny and
Kathryn Newman of Tennes-
see; step-children Robert Claw-
son, Jeanie Burton and Charles
Clawson Jr., all of Indiana; eight
grandchildren and seven great-
grandchildren.
A memorial service will be
held in her honor at a later date.
Arrangements by Giddens-Reed
Funeral Home, Baldwin, FL.

In Loving Memory
of
Mr. Lovelace Chandler
2/16/39-3/1/04
.4
Its been four years since you
bid me bye
To your home on high
Sleep on and take your rest
Your family loved you dearly
but God loved you best.
FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS,
MRS. THERESA CHANDLER AND
THE CHANDLER FAMILY





First Baptist Church
of Sanderson
CR 229, S' .,anerson 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
http://www.fbcofsanderson.org


Mr. Collingwood

dies February 27
Mark Allen Collingwood, 44,
of Glen St. Mary died February
27, 2008. Mr. Collingwood was
born in Jacksonville to Mary
Jane Jenkins Smith and the late
ThomasI
Colling-s
wood on .
February
27, 1964.
He was a
life-long
resident
of Baker
County and
was em- -
ployed by -
Wall Tim- -
ber as a Mr. Collingwood
truck driver.
Mr. Collingwood loved to fish
and to spend time with friends
and family. He enjoyed play-
ing bluegrass music, building
hot rods and camping. He was
predeceased by sister Margie
Moore and brothers Tommy
Collingwood, Glen Colling-
wood and Eddie Collingwood.
Surviving family members
include his wife of 23 years
Thelma Collingwood of Glen:
mother Mary Jane Smith (Mel-
vin) of Macclenny; children Ray
Foster (Rebecca) of Homerville,
GA, Mark W Collingwood,
Glenn A.C. Collingwood and
Marshal Eddie Collingwood
(Tabby), all of Glen; brother
Rodger L. Collingwood (Elaine)
of Lincolnton, NC; sisters Mary
Wilkerson (Maxie) of Macclen-
ny,, Jean Ann Champion (Alan)
of Cherryville, NC, Katie Wil-
liams (Rudy) of Jacksonville;
six grandchildren.
The funeral service was held
Saturday, March 1, 2008 at 3:00
pm at Glen Friendship Taber-
nacle Church in Glen St. Mary
with Rev. Donnie Williams of-
ficiating. Interment followed at
Macedonia Cemetery. Arrange-
ments were under the direction
of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Ser-
vices. Visit www.vtoddferreira.
com to sign the family's guest
book.


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573 S. 5th St. 259-6059
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Obituaries


Joseph D'Erasmo,
was tool, die maker
Joseph Thomas D'Erasmo.
91, of Macclenny died February
25, 2008. Mr. D'Erasmo was
born in Newark, NJ to the late
Vito and

D' Erasmo
on August
21, 1916.
He was a
resident
of Baker
County for
the last 20
years.
M r
D'Erasmo
enjoyed a
career as a Mr. D'Erasmo
tool and die
maker, a tool engineer and then
as a manager for ITT, Rowe
Manufacturing, Allied Signal
and other companies. During
World War II, he worked on the
Klystron bomb site for a short
period of time. He also owned
and operated his own tool com-
pany with a partner.
He was an enthusiastic ama-
teur painter during his retire-
ment years, and in the past he
developed his own photographs
and created jewelry out of Lu-
cite. He was pre-deceased by his
wife of 65 years, Rose Sicurello
D'Erasmo.
Survivors include children
Joseph John D'Erasmo (Cris-
tina) of Colesville, MD, Caro-
lyn Cautero (Vincent) of Palm
Coast and Rosanne Walters
(Richard) of Newport News,
VA; eight grandchildren and 15
great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was im-
mediately following the visita-
tion on Saturday, March 1, 2008
at the chapel of V. Todd Ferreira
Funeral Services with Pastor
Perry Hays officiating. Visit
www.vtoddferreira.com to sign
the family's guest book. The
family would like to thank the
Macclenny community for their
many kindnesses to Joseph and
Rose over the past 20 years.

St. Peters Anglican Fellowship
Budder Mathis House Glen St. Mary
259-3818
Sunday School 9:00 am
Sunday Service 10:00 am


Cornerstone CMC
South Blvd. & 7th St.
Macclenny
Pastor Keith Thomas
259-3678
Sunday School 10:00 am
Sunday Morning 11:00 am
Sunday Evening 6:00 pm
Wednesday Night 7:00 pm


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


Lois Rewis Dowling,

waslife-long resident
Lois Rewis Dowling, 87, of
Macclenny died Friday, Febru-
ary 29, 2008. Ms. Dowling was
born in Baker County to the late
Lonnie Re-
wis Sr. and
Bessie Ben-
ton Rewis
on August
30, 1920.
Ms. Dowl-
ing was a
life-long
resident
of Baker
County and
worked for
10 years in
the cafeteria Mrs. Dowling
of Northeast
Florida State Hospital. She was
a member of Calvary Baptist
Church and loved to cook and to
spend time with her family. She
was predeceased by her husband
of 49 years, Horace J. Dowling;
son Horace Douglas Dowling
and her in-laws Jack J. Dowling
and Lalia Crews Dowling.
Surviving family members
include daughter Nona Gail
Combs (Wayne) of Macclenny;
sister Lula Bennett of Taylor;
grandchildren Robert Wayne
Combs (Kristen) and Victor
Hugh Combs (Mechi), both of
Atlanta, and Douglas Reagan
Combs (Suzanna) of Chicago;
five great-grandchildren Tristan,
Jessie, Jaden, Mackenzie and
Ian Combs.
The funeral service was held
at 2:00 pm Tuesday, March 4,
2008 at Calvary Baptist Church
with Pastor Donnie Williams of-
ficiating. Interment followed in
Taylor Cemetery. The arrange-
ments were under the direction
of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Ser-
vices. Visit www.vtoddferreira.
com to sign the family's guest
book.

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'Pat' Dugger, 78,

dies on March 1st
Sarah Patricia "Pat" Dugger,
78, of Macclenny died Saturday,
March 1, 2008. Pat was born in
Jacksonville to the late John and
Lucy King Allen. She moved
from Jack-
sonville
to Baker
County in I
1968. Ms.
Dugger re-
tired in 1988
from Urban
Builders i-
where she i
was a cor-
porate fiscal ,
director.
Pat loved Mrs. Dugger
spending
time with her family, reading,
traveling, football and music.
She was a Gator and Jaguar fan,
and also liked to play the organ
and work on crossword puzzles.
She was predeceased by her
husband Joseph D. "Joe" Dug-
ger; brother Orville Allen; aunts
Billie Crockcroft and Mona Al-
len, and her uncle Haywood
Crockcroft.
Surviving family members
include children David Ba-
con (Pat), Vickie Lynn Tanner
(James), Daniel "Buddy" Jo-
seph Dugger (Stacy) and Shirley
Dugger (Herb); brother Glen Al-
len, sisters Aurelia Shaw (Leslie)
and Sue Smith; seven grandchil-
dren and 10 great-grandchildren;
close friends Joey Mathis (Eva),
Jean Jones and Tommy Digsby.
The funeral service was held
at 11:00 am Tuesday, March 4,
2008 at Souls Harbor Church
of God with Pastor Shane Smith
officiating. Interment followed
at Turner Cemetery. In lieu of
flowers, donations may be made
in Pat's memory to Acosta-Rua
Center for Care 5450 Ramona
Blvd, Jacksonville, FL 32205.
The arrangements were under
the direction of V. Todd Ferreira
Funeral Services. Visit www.
vtoddferreira.com to sign the
family's guest book.


Pastor Mitch Rhoden
28 W. Macclenny Ave.,
On Railroad Rd. in Midtowne Center behind WJXR
259-1199 or 305-2131


Robert Fisher

dies February 28
Robert Fisher, 60, of Glen St.
Mary died February 28, 2008.
Mr. Fisher was born October 10,
1947 to the late Joseph Stevens
Fisher and Mary Eloise Daniels
Fisher. Mr. Fisher was a life-
long resident of Jacksonville
and moved to Glen St. Mary 1
years ago. Mr. Fisher worked as a
warehouse employee for numer-
ous years at Laney and Duke.
He loved to fish, watch Western
movies, read and being around
children. He was predeceased
by his sister Marie Holland and
brothers Richard, Donald Ray,
Eddie and Bruce Fisher.
Survivors include sisters Mil-
dred Gill (Charlie), Linda Fisher
and LeAnn Neaves (Keith), all
of Jacksonville, Mary Pritchard
(Nathan) of Glen St. Mary; nu-
merous nieces and nephews.
The arrangements are under
the direction of V. Todd Ferreira
Funeral Services. Visit www.
vtoddferreira.com to sign the
family's guest book.


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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday, March 6, 2008 Page 11


Memorial service

for Suzy Fralick,78
Mrs. Shizuko "Suzy" Fralic,
78, of Macclenny died Monday,
March 3, 2008 at Baptist Medi-
cal Center following an extended
illness. She was a native of Ja-
pan and lived in Orlando before
moving to Macclenny 10 years
ago. She worked as a cook in
restaurants for many years. She
was a member of the Macclenny
Church of God and a devoted
member of the Senior Citizens
Club at the Council on Aging.
Ms. Fralick is survived by
'her devoted caregivers Bob and
Toni Burnsed of Macclenny; a
host of friends from the Council
.on Aging.
A memorial service will be
held at 6:00 pm Friday, March 7
at the chapel of Guerry Funeral
Home with Rev. James Norman
of Cummings, GA, officiating,
assisted by Rev. Shannon Con-
ner, pastor of the Macclenny
Church of God. Final disposi-
tion will be by cremation.


.Family thankful
The family of Carolyn Brant-
ley would like to thank family,
;friends and church families for
;the outpouring of love and sup-
'port we received during the loss
:of our mother, daughter and
'sister. Words cannot express
'the gratitude we have for those
who offered kind words, visits,
Phone calls, food, cards, flowers
Sand especially the prayers,
We would like to extend a
sjspcial tharkii t t6"Wt-Mart
:and Associates, Ronie's Food,
'Glen Friendship Tabernacle,
:Christian Fellowship Temple
and New Hope Church for all
the food and support we re-
ceived. Thanks to Pastor Timmy
Thomas (CFT) and Pastor Cox
'(Taylor Church) for the visits
you made to Carolyn. Thank
,you to the staff at the Hospice
'Center on Ramona Blvd for all
;the love and support you showed
,us. Thank you to both M1att and
:Kathy for the beautiful songs
during the service. Thank you to
'Sister Mary Carol and Brother
;lason Walker. A special thank
;you to Pastor Albert Starling for
,the inspirational service as well
.as the many visits you made
to Carolyn during her illness.
;Thank you to the Baker Coun-
,ty Sheriff's Office and V. Todd
,Ferreira Funeral Home.
SYour kindness in our time of
ssorrow has deeply touched our
:lives and will always be greatly
,appreciated.
WTH LOVE,
JACKIE & RAY, SAMANTHA & JASON,
S CHARLIE & BETTY, CHARLES & VICKY,
DAVID & VERONA, ANGIE AND PATTI


AITH BIBLE

CHURCH
New Hopefor the Community
Five Churches Road
Hwy. 127 Sanderson, FL
Sunday School 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 a.m.
Wed. Night Bible Study 7:00 p.m.
VidellW Williams -Pastor


Bill Hughes, was Thursday funeral

decorated veteran for KevinJackson


William H. (Bill) Hughes Jr.,
61, of Macclenny died February
28, 2008. Mr. Hughes was born
on September 6, 1946 in Colum-
bia, SC to the late William H.
Hughes Sr.
and Eliza- '
beth Jones
Hughes. He
grew up in
Columbia
and gradu-
ated from
DreherHigh
School in
1964. He
attended
Midlands
Tech and
Tech and Mr. Hughes
the Univer-
sity of South Carolina.
Mr. Hughes served with dis-
tinction in the US Army from
1967 thru 1971, including two
tours of duty in Vietnam. He was
assigned to the 1st Cavalry AVN
Battalion (Assault Helicopters)
as a pilot from 1967-1968 and
the 175th Assault Helicopter
Company as a maintenance of-
ficer in 1971. While serving
his country, Cpt. Hughes was
awarded the Distinguished Fly-
ing Cross w/3 oak leaf clusters,
the Bronze Star, the Air Medal
w/31 oak leaf clusters, Vietnam
Service Medal w/triple Bronze
Star attachment, National De-
fense Service Medal, Good
Conduct Medal, Republic of
Vietnam Campaign Ribbon w/
device and Army Aviator Basic
Badge.
After an honorable discharge,
Mr. Hughes was employed by
the FAA as an air traffic control-
ler until he retired in 2002. He
resided in Macclenny for the
pasdt nine years after living in
Jacksonville for 25 years. He
was an active member of the
First United Methodist Church
in Macclenny and enjoyed gar-
dening, working outdoors and
volunteering at the Samaritan
Food Bank as long as he was
able.
Mr. Hughes is survived by his
wife of 381h years, Karen Alli-
son Hughes of Macclenny; chil-
dren Jennifer. Wilson (James).
and William J. ghes III, both
of Macclenny,' ad Catherine
Spath (Michael) of Jacksonville;
sisters Nan Rogers (James) of
Charleston, SC and Helen Lind-
say (William) of St. Mathews,
SC; 11 grandchildren and many
nieces and nephews.
The funeral service was held
Monday, March 3 at 11:00 am at
his church with Pastor Thomas
Pope officiating. Interment fol-
lowed at Woodlawn Cemetery.
The arrangements were under
the direction of V. Todd Ferreira
Funeral Service. Visit www.
vtoddferreira.com to sign the
family's, guest book.
In lieu of flowers the fam-
ily requests donations be made
to the Scleroderma Foundation
or the First United Methodist
Church Building Fund.


Mt. Zion N.C.

Methodist Church
121 North t 259-4461
Macclenny, 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 of God." John 3:5


Kevin Mark Jackson, 47,
of Glen St. Mary died March
3, 2008. Mr. Jackson was born
in Jacksonville to Bernard E.
Jackson and Tommie L Hurst
Jackson on
January 2,
1961. He
graduated
from Baker
County
HighSchool
in 1979 and
spent most
of his life
in Baker
County.
Mr. Jack-
son loved Mr. Jackson
spending
time with his children and was
a devoted father and son. He en-
joyed cooking, had a great sense
of humor and was always will-
ing to lend a helping hand. He
was predeceased by grandpar-
ents Ed and Florice Jackson.
Surviving family members
include his parents; daughter
Autumn Jackson of Macclenny;
step-sons Dustin Jackson of
Macclenny and Jay Wallace of
Keystone Heights; brother Jerry
E. Jackson (Kim) of Macclenny;
niece Brittany Jackson; nephew
Brad Jackson (Melissa) and
great-niece Mallory Jackson.
The funeral service will be
held Thursday, March 6, 2008 at
11:00 am at the chapel of Fer-
reira Funeral Services with Pas-
tor Edsel Bone officiating. Inter-
ment will follow at. Manntown
Cemetery. The family will re-
ceive friends for visitation on
Wednesday, March 5, 2008
from 6:00-8:00 pm at the Fer-
reira chapel. Visit www.vtodd-
ferreira.com to sign the family's
guest book.


Sharon K Thomas

dies February 29th
Sharon Kay Thomas, 50, of
Jacksonville died February 29,
2008 in Gainesville. Sharon
was born November 1, 1957 in
Bradenton. She was preceded
in death by
son Randy
Thomas Jr.
and brother
Lawton '
Mellroy.
Survi -
vors include
daugh- u...
ter Chas-
tina Altman
(Ronald
Jr.); sisters
Linda Ra- Mrs. Thomas
fuse (Randy
Sr.), Joann Grunden (Donald)
and Shirley Henderson; brother
James Mellroy, Jr.; grandchil-
dren Tristan, Tyler, Chloe, Tay-
lor and Madyson.
A memorial service will be
held Friday, March 7 at 4:00 pm
at the Mt. Zion Church, 5410
Nathan Hale Road, Jacksonville
with Brother Gene Dillion of-
ficiating. Burial will follow at
Long Branch Cemetery.


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In Memory
of
Clayton Charles Lee
3/03/69
Happy birthday Charles.
Love you and miss you every-
day. Still thinking of you.
LOVE YOUR SISTER,
CHARLENE TERRY AND KIDS


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


JV players (front. l-r) Ashley Burns, Heather Roberson, Tenysha Lee, Elizabeth Hanks, Kari Harris, Brittany Alford, (back)
Coach Vannessa Roberts, Brittany Bell, Savannah Knabb, Ahsley Brownlee, Heather Behm, Christian Crews, BCHS athletic
director Melody Coggin, Christina Fraze.
Photo by Spencer Gerard


Lady Wildcats volunteer at mission

for eye-opening experience and fun
The Lady Wildcat JV went the street and show up at the The varsity Cats were unable
on the road last week, but not mission for a chance at a hot to attend because they were mal
to play softball. The ballplay- meal. ing up a rain-out game. The
ers showed their civic side by "We have been blessed will volunteer at the downtwc
volunteering to cook at the City beyond measure and it was a mission on April 2nd.
Rescue Mission in Jacksonville great opportunity to give back," The players included Ashle
on Wednesday, Feb. 27. said player Christian Crews. Burns, Heather Robersol
The girls worked in the kitch- Despite all the hard work, the Tenysha Lee, Elizabeth Hank
ens cooking and also served players seemed to enjoy their Kari Harris, Brittany Alfor
food to the mission's clients. It volunteer effort. "We had a lot Brittany Bell, Savannah Knabl
was an eye-opening experience of fun," added Crews. "The peo- Ashley Brownlee, Heatht
for the girls. They got a chance ple were nice and we learned a Behm, Crhistian Crews, an
to see people who are living on lot." Christina Fraze.


Baseball team performs better


St tahex pcted with twin wins
The Wildcat baseball team Griffis shared the mound against aged by the team's effort.
moved to 5-1 in the new season Crescent City in an away game "For a team everybody sai
with a pair of wins last week. on February 26. The Wildcats was not going to be pretty goo
The Cats defeated Crescent City pounded out nine hits in the this year, they're doing a goo
in a non-district match 9-2 and game. BJ Rowe led the Cats job of bringing it to the par
then stopped Ridgeview in a with 3 hits. every night," he said.
huge district matchup by a 4-3 Jarrell Rodgers pitched eight The Cats have a hard wee
score. innings of three-hit ball, earning ahead of them with hom
Cameron Crews and Brad his second win of the year ver- .....;,t rna ir,, C ,-,,, nt


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varsitygets

Suwanee win
The Lady Wildcat junior
varsity got a big win on Friday
over Suwannee County. The
JV played six innings of error-
free ball in a 5-3 romp over the
Bulldogs.
Coach Vanessa Roberts was
particularly pleased with the
defensive effort as the Wildcats
also delivered offensively.
Ashley Brownlee struck out
five that afternoon and helped
her cause substantially with a
triple. Brittany Alford and Tina
Fraze doubled.
Alford went 1-2 with an RBI.
Jamie Lee Norman went 1-3 and
an RBI and Kari Harris had an
RBI.
The Wildcat JV team is
comprised of Brittany Alford,
Brittany Bell, Kari Harris,Ashley
Brownlee, Jamie Lee Norman,
Christian Crews, Ashley Bums,
Tina Fraze, Savannah Knabb,
Heather Roberson, Tenysha Lee,
Heather Behm and Elizabeth
Hanks.


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8:00 pm
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5th and Minnesota
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259-8257


sus Ridgeview on February 29
at home. The Cats had an out-
standing defensive game led by
Chase Bennett.
With the game tied 3-3 in
the eighth inning, James Owens
drove in Bennett for a walk-off
single. Travis Tyson had a pair
of doubles and two hits and
Owens had two hits.
Coach John Staples is encour-


Tennis team falls short in Suwanee match;

tie-breaks and close scores add excitement


The Wildcat tennis team
had a very tough match ver-
sus the Suwannee Bulldogs last
Friday. Though the Cats lost the
match 9-8, they had some excel-
lent singles matches and an ex-
citing number two girls' doubles
match.
Coach Chris Armoreda was
particularly pleased with the
individual play of Lew Boyette,
Spencer Norman-Gerard and
Mattias Hasselgren.
"They won their singles
matches with tremendous match
play,", said Armoreda. "Overall,
the boys did well but there are
areas that we need to work on."
The Lady Bulldogs brought a
very talented team and swept the
girls' singles. But the doubles
team of Carissa Ward and Des-
tiny de la.Pena had an exciting
doubles match before losing in a
tie-break.
The Cats easily defeated
West Nassau on Monday of this
week. The boys won 6-1 and
the girls won 7-0. Ar-
moreda is encouraged with the
success of his very young girls'
squad. Shae Raulerson, Carrissa
Ward and Brittany Ruise picked
up their first singles victories of
the season.
"We started the year slowly,"
said Armoreda. "But as we get
closer to district competition we
start to play our best tennis."
Results against Suwannee
Boys' singles: 1 seed, Micah
Cranford lost 5-8; 2 seed, Lew
Boyette won in a tiebreak 9-8 (8-
6); 3 seed, Mattias Hasseigren
won 8-4; 4 seed, Spencer Nor-
man-Gerard won 8-3;. 5 seed,
Mat Davis lost 2-8.
Boys' doubles: 1 seed, Lew
Boyette/Mattias Hasselgren
lost 4-8; 2 seed, Jason Roberts /
Bryson Johnson lost 5-8.
Girls' singles: 1 seed, Shae
Raulerson lost 0-8; 2 seed, Caris-
sa Ward lost 0-8; 3 seed, Krystal
Langeberg lost 3-8; 4 seed, Des-
tiny DeLaPena lost 0-8; 5 seed,
Brittany Ruise lost 3-8;
Girls' doubles: 1 seed, Shae
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lost 1-8; 2 seed, Carissa Ward /
Destiny DelaPena lost 8-9 in tie-
break (5-7).
Results against West Nassau
Boys' singles: 1 seed, Micah
Cranford won 8-5; 2 seed, Lew
Boyette won 8-2; 3 seed, Mat-
tias Hasselgren won 8-4; 4 seed,
Spencer Norman-Gerard lost 6-
8; 5 seed, Matt Davis won 8-2.
Boys' doubles: 1 seed, Lew
Boyette/Mattias Hasselgre won
9-7; 2 seed, Jason Roberts/Mi-


cah Cranford won 8-3.
Girls' singles: 1 seed, Shae
Raulerson won 8-0; 2 seed,
Carissa Ward won 8-2; 3 seed,
Krystal Langeberg won 8-0; 4
seed, Destiny DeLaPena won
8-0; 5 seed, Brittany Ruise won
8-3.
Girls' doubles: 1 seed, Shae
Raulerson/Krystal Langeberg
won 8-1; 2 seed, Carissa Ward/
Destiny DeLaPena won 8-0.


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Peavy amplifier, almost new; Billy J.
Washburn guitar, both for $300. 571-
0913. 3/6p
Astro Glass bass boat, 172 ft., 115
Johnson, brand new 72 Ib. thrust troll-
ing motor and trailer. Ready to fish.
$5000 OBO. Call Jimmy at 259-2927.
2/28-3/6p
Now open. The Franklin Mercantile will
be open Fridays and Saturdays for your
shopping pleasure. Come see what's
new! Railroad crossing in Glen. 259-
6040. 1/31tfc
SWhirlpool XLG capacity washing ma-
chine, $100; double dresser w/mir-
rors, $75; round wood dinette set, $75;
queen wood bed unit headboard, mir-
rors, side cabinets, $125. 259-5276.
3/6p
2003, 16x7 Cargo Craft Explorer
trailer, " plywood floor and doors, 4
wheel electric brakes on tandem axle,
like new, $3000. 613-6001.. 7/19tfc
Canopy, 10'x20', three years old, $30;
Heavy dog cage, 4'x6'x4', half price @
$125. 259-9787. 3/6p
Antique breakfront buffet, breakfront
china cabinet, buffet, all mahogany, can
be seen at Southern Charm. 259-4140.
12/9tfc
Mahogany secretary, beautiful piece,
excellent condition. Southern Charm
259-4140. 12/9tfc
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
Butterfly dining table with 6 chairs,
very ornate, fluted legs, rare; half round
foyer console. All pieces are mahogany
wood. Southern Charm. 259-4140.
2/3tfc
Artists! Oils, acrylics, water colors,
canvases, drawing pads and much
more! The Office Mart, 110 S. Fifth
Street, 259-3737. ffc
Introducing Glad Bags. Inspiring tote
bags with embroidered bible verses.
Trendy look meets timeless hope! Avail-
able at The Franklin Mercantile, railroad
crossing in Glen. 259-6040. 2/28tfc
1987 22' Sunline, sleeps 6, excellent
condition, $4000 OBO. 904-275-2990
or 904-838-3267. 3/6-13p
Sportsbike. 2004 Honda CBR 600
RR, BIK, custom exhaust, LED lights,
two helmets, two jackets, $4200. 728-
2455. 3/6-13p
1994 Dyna Track fish/ski boat, 18' fi-
berglass w/trailer, no motor. Have two
motors that will go with it, but do not
run 150 Johnson and 115 Mercury.
$1500. 206-0534. 3/6p
Moving sale. Forest green sofa & love-
seat, chair & ottoman, $400; grandfa-
ther clock, $50; new Yamaha keyboard
w/stand & amplifier, separate speakers,
books & chair, $400. 904-505-3771 or
904-647-7777. 3/6p
Dick Cepek radial F-CII tires, 35x12.50
R16 LT. mounted on 16x10 chrome
aluminum wheels, 6 lug, fits Chevrolet,
Nissan, Toyota 6 lug, $1,500. 259-
4117. 3/6p
1988 F150 4x4, $2500; 23' Prowler
5th wheel camper, $3500; Yamaha
Wave Runner, $1200; 18' boat, 130 HP,
$1500; Wieder home guy, $150. 653-
1215 or 545-1745. 3/6-13p
Treadmill by Sears with incline and
built-in fan, like new, paid $500, sell
for $400 OBO; Kodak Easy Share digital
camera and dock kit, 10x optical zoom,
5.0 MP with case, used very little, paid
$425, sell for $350. 904-237-7703.
3/6p


2007 Keystone Montana 5th wheel,
four slides, used about five times, too
many options to list. List price $61k.
Great deal at $49,900. 904-237-7703.
3/6p
Vermeer 630B stumpgrinder, pull
behind, hydraulic, $4000 OBO. 887-
8408. 3/6-13p





Be heard and seen @ Bike week this
year. 2002 Harley Davidson custom
soft tail, garage kept, low miles, must
see. Asking $9000. 535-2050.
2/28-3/6p
2002 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer, 80k
miles, $10;399. 904-525-0315 or 904-
525-0249. 3/6-13p
1995 Buick Park Avenue, excellent
condition, serviced through the years at
Pineview Chevrolet, $3000. 259-3268.
3/6-13p
2003 Chevy Z71, 4x4, fully loaded,
leather, On-Star, 6 CD changer, Bose
stereo, toolbox, $11,500. 887-8408.
3/6-13p
1995 Jeep Grand Cherokee, green,
great condition, needs motor, $300.
219-0112. 3/6-13p
2000 F350, 73L diesel, loaded, 19 mpg,
$13,900. 653-1656 leave message.
3/6c
2005 Harley Davidson Sportster
883cc, maroon in color, Screaming Ea-
gle pipes, saddle bags, windshield, one
seater w/backrest, 12,028 miles, asking
$5500. If interested, call 904-259-9792
or cell 352-258-5224, ask for Timmy.
3/6p





Do you have a junk car or truck to sell
or haul off. Call 259-7968. 1/lOtfc
I will babysit in my home, Monday-
Friday. For more information, ask for
Connie at 259-4748 or 334-7739.
2/28-3/6
Junk removal. Don't want the hassle?
We'll load and haul your unwanted met-
al junk. Free hauling. Old washer, dry-
ers, A/C, freezers, lawn mowers, tanks,
metal scrap, etc. Call local at 904-759-
4162. 2/28-3/6p
Babysitting in my home, all ages, 6:00
am-until. Monday-Friday, near 125 &
127. 838-2287. 2/28-3/6p
Now accepting antique furniture on
consignment. Pieces have to be in good
condition. Call Karin at Southern Charm
259-4140. 2/13tfc





Feeder pigs. $40. 259-2419. 3/6p
Dogs: all types from puppies to adults.
Animal Control, $50 boarding fees will
apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc





Lost: Family dog, three years old, fe-
male Jack Russell, wandered away
from home on Lowder Street three
weeks ago, answers to'"Biscuit", must
spayed approximately six weeks ago.
Any information call anytime. 673-9054
or 673-9055. 3/6p
Found: Two female Pit Bulls by Glen
St. Mary post office. 259-9540 or 904-
361-8149. 3/6
Found: Blond female Hound. 259-3687
or 708-1966. 3/6





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advertising on subjects like work-at-home,
weight loss products, health products.
While the newspaper uses reasonable
discretion 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
commitments 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
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Foreman for clearing/earthwork/under-
ground utility, five years experienced
required, FDOT/COJ experience desir-
able. EOE/DFWP. Respond to jtc2820@
aol.com. 3/6c
Pier 6 Seafood now accepting appli-
cations for all positions servers,
cashiers, dishwashers and cooks. 259-
6123. 2/14-3/6c


record.
9329.
28-3/6p


The Town of Glen St. Mary has an
outstanding opportunity for a main-
tenance employee. Applicants should
have knowledge of basic building main-
tenance, lawn equipment maintenance,
organizational skills and be able to work
with the public. Applicants should also
be able to operate mowers, tractors
and other hand power tools as well as
perform a variety of manual labor tasks
in the maintenance and repair of Town
grounds and facilities. A valid driver's
license is required. Applications can be
obtained at Town Hall, Monday-Friday,
8:30 am-12:30 pm or mail your resume
to P.O. Box 519, Glen St. Mary, FL
32040. Deadline is Wednesday, March
12, 2008. EOE. 2/28-3/6c
Service Writer, must be mechanically
inclined and possess knowledge of
automobile systems, be neat in appear-
ance and customer oriented. Previous
experience a plus. Hours: M-F 8:30 am
- 5:30 pm. Paid health insurance, vaca-
tion and holidays. Apply in person at
Pineview Chevrolet, see Jim. 3/6p
Courtesy officer, five hours per night.
259-6008. 3/6c
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. 18. 4/26tfc
Local home care agency seeking PRN,
RN, OT and a full-time PT. Please call


Z5"9-3111 for more information

Need dump truck driver, mu
CDL Class B, clean driving record
be dependable with good work
Call 904-259-4774 or 904-334-
2/;


Baker County Animal Control is
accepting applications for the follow-
ing position: Assistant to the Director
of Operations. Basic knowledge of
domestic animal handling and behav-
ior required. Applicants shall have
no physical limitations and be able
to lift at least 100 Ibs. Kennel duties
are required. With this; position. High
school diploma or GED required as
well as a valid Florida drivers license.
Applications are available at the Baker
County Administration Building located
at 55 North Third Street, Macclenny
Florida 32063. Deadline for submitting
applications is March 12, 2008 at 2:00
pm. Baker County is a drug free work
place and EOE. 2/28-3/6c
Experienced painters needed. Must
have tools, benefits after 90 days. 259-
5877. 12/30tfc
Part-time maintenance man, must be
able to paint, fix minor plumbing and
clean. Call between 9:00 am-1:00 PM.
259-6008. 3/6c
Charlton VNS has an opening for a full-
time registered nurse for the Charlton
County area. Great benefit package. Call
Amanda Anderson to set up an inter-
view 1-800-446-9116. 12/6tfc
Guaranteed interviews at Zaxby's
every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 pm. 11/29tfc
Dental assistant needed. New office in
Lake City needing to expand. Full-time
position, Monday-Friday, 9:00 am-5:00
pm, salary commensurate with experi-
ence, benefits plus bonus'. Also need
part-time-hygienist. Please fax resume
to 386-752-3122. 2/14-3/13p





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,
limitation or discrimination based on race,
color, religion, sex, handicap, familiar status
or national origin, or an intention, to make
any such preference, limitation or discrimi-
nation." Familial status includes children
under the age of 18 living with parents or
legal custodians, pregnant women and peo-
ple securing custody of children under 18.


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RESIDENTIAL:
4 BR, 2 BA $135,000
4 BR, 21/2 BA, 36.54 acres river front estate
New 3 BR, 2 BA (2 to choose from) $154,900
3 BR, 2 BA 4.88 acres joining park $359,000
New 3 BR, 2 BA in Glen $179,900


YARD SALES
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k.iWSE Saturday 9:00 am-noon. 4629 Birch Street,
i--a Macclenny II. Candle sale!!! All Home Inte-
'.C4 LE rior candles in stock 400% off. Other stock items
available at reduced prices. 259-8243.
Saturday 8:00 am-?, US 90, 2 miles west of
stop light in Glen. Furniture, miscellaneous, clothes.
Saturday 8:00 am-1:00 pm, Hillside Drive off River Circle.
Low prices!
Saturday 8:00 am-?, 5541 George Hodges Road. Home In-
teriors candles on sale, a few miscellaneous Home Interiors
items. Catalogs available. Call Rachel at 591-7379. www.ho-
meinteriors.com/racheloquinn.
Saturday 8:00 am-noon, 60 West Boulevard, Dr. George
Weeks office, parking lot.
Will pick up for free unwanted yard sale items. Call 653-1558.


This newspaper will not knowingly accept
any advertising for real estate which is in
violation of the law. Our readers are hereby
informed that all dwellings advertised in this.
newspaper are available on an equal oppor-
tunity basis. To complain of discrimination,
call HUD toll free at 1-800-669-9777. The
toll free telephone number for the impaired
is 1-800-927-9275.


4 BR, 2 BA home on South Boulevard
4/19tfc and Martin Luther. Selling below
st have appraised value. $102,000. Serious
rd, must inquires only. 904-697-7258. 2/14tfc


3 BR, 2 BA brick home w/1576 SF
heated on 1/2 acre in Macclenny, all
electric appliances, $190,000. Please
call 813-1580. (21GFO). 5/10tfc
Acreage & farms. 140 acres, 1 mile
road frontage, $6000 per acre. 259-
8028. 2/14-3/6c
3 BR, 3 BA. 2250 SF home in Macclenny
II. Living room w/fireplace, large eat-in
kitchen and bonus room. $219,000.
259-4407 or 233-3262. 3/6-27p'
Owner financing and lease to own.
Baker County do you have 5-10% for
your down payment and income to sup-
port the loan, but your credit has some
hiccups? Call 904-219-0480. 1/24tfc
4 BR, 2 BA brick home with 1876 SF
heated on /2 acre in Macclenny, all elec-
tric appliances, $210,000. 813-1580
(18GFO). -5/10tfc
5 acres w/house, high & dry, large
oaks, hayfield, hwy frontage, $90,000.
653-1656 leave message. 3/6c
Farm house on 13.5 acres, three barns,
two ponds, cross fence, large oaks, will
divide for two families. 259-2465.
2/28-3/20p
3 BR, 2 BA DWMH on approximately 1
acre. Only $82,500. 904-591-0881.
2/14tfc


2002, 3 BR, 2 BA DWMH with 24x24
building on 2.27 acres, St. Mary's River
Bluff Road, high & dry, easy access to
river, great for four wheelers, $115,000.
Call 912-843-2135 or 904-677-6151.
3/6c
Land & home packages. Singlewides
and doublewides. 1 acre to 10 acres.
Some owner financing available. 904-
653-1656 leave.message. 3/6-27c
1 acre lot in Macclenny II, cleared,
high and dry, $72,000. 259-4407 or
233-3262. 3/6-27p
Reduced. 3 BR, 2 BA in Rolling
Meadows. House is one year old.
Fireplace, very nice, $184,900. 904-
483-6409. 11/22tfc


Macclenny. Land and home packages.
New 1579 SF, 3 BR, 2 BA upgraded
Satina kitchen package and more on
1.5 shaded acres on the St. Mary's
River, $120,000. 259-8028. 2/14-3/6c
3 BR, 2 BA brick home w/1721 SF
" heated on 1/2 abre n-Mlacclenyn,--ll
electric appliances, $180,000. Call 813-
1580 (8WE). 5/10tfc
1.2 acres, zoned .5 acre, partially
cleared off Steelbridge road, 1 mile past
boat ramp, $28,000 cash or $33,000
owner financing. 219-0112. 3/6-27p
3 acres, high & dry, fish pond, homes
or mobile homes, set-up included,
owner financing or cash discount. 912-
843-8118. 2/22tfc
For sale or rent: Beautiful full brick, 3
BR, 2 BA in Hunters Ridge on fenced
1 acre lot. Approximately 2300 SF, lots
of upgrades, Florida room, Mexican
tile, grand master suite, tumbled stone
accents, agent bonus for sale of home.
Call Joanie Heighes, Watson Realty
Corp. at 288-6238. 3/6p


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15 acres near Glen $119,000
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2 acres including all improvements,
North of Sanderson. $24,900. 259-
8028. 2/14-3/6c
Own your land? Land/home packages.
"No down payment" WAC. 259-8028.
2/14-3/6c
FSBO. Copper Creek Hills, Unit III, 2
large lot $65,000 each, 1 lot @ $55,000.
Ownerfinancingavailable.904-813-1580.
1/10tfc
9.39 acres 1 mile north of Sanderson
on CR 229. $103,500. Owner financing
available. 904-813-1580. 1/10tfc
3 acre on Estate Street at entrance
to Macclenny II, $49,900. Guaranteed
financing with 10% down. 904-219-
0480. 2/7tfc
3 BR, 11/2 BA house, 903 Miltondale
Road, completely remodeled, $136,000.
259-0893. 2/21tfc





You wanted to sell, now you need to
sell. I buy Baker County houses any con-
dition, any price. Privacy guaranteed.
904-219-0480. 1/17tfc




Copper Creek. 3 BR, 2 BA, 2300 SF,
very nice home on large lot, too many
xtras to list. Lease with option to buy.
$1850/month, 1st and last Ilus deposit.
534-1558. 3/6p
3 BR, 2 BA SWMH on fenced V acre lot
2 miles from 1-10, garbage and lawn ser-
vice included, $650/month, first and last
and deposit. 259-2552 or 614-6111.
2/28-3/6p
For sale or rent. 3 BR, 2 BA DW on
Y2 acre on 125 S and Mudlake Road.
Asking price is $130,000. Rents for
$750/month with $1150 deposit. 259-
9066. 2/21-3/6p
1 BR apartment. 259-9590. 3/6-12c
3 BR & 2 BR mobile homes, no pets,
garbage pickup, water & yard moving
provided, $475-$625. 912-843-8118.
7/5tfc
2 BR, 1 BA apartment, good neighbor-
hood, no smoking or pets, $575 per
month plus deposit and last month's
rent. Call 859-3026. 3/6tfc
2 BR, 1 BA in country, living room, din-
ing room and kitchen, front and back
porch, CH/A, $700/month, $800 deposit.
259-6966. 3/6p
Mobile homes. 2 and 3 BR, A/C, no pets,
$500-$575 plus deposit. 904-860-4604.
3/17tfc
3 BR, 2 BA MH, $1000 deposit, $850/
month, no pets. 904-472-1241.3/6-12p
2 BR, 2 BA MH in country, no pets, $500.
deposit, $600/month. 275-2865 or 923-
2191. 2/28-3/13c


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Smokey Mt. cabin, trout stream, near
Cherokee, NC, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge
and Dollywood, $325/week. 386-752-
0013. 2/21-5/29p
Special on Oceanfront condo in St.
Augustine. $75 off reservations made
before March 10th. 1 BR, sleeps 4 or
5, kitchen equipped, heated pool, beach
access. $785/week. Call for pictures.
904-483-7617. .2/14-3/6p




Established sandwich shop located
in the Cornerstone Shopping Center.
Family owned and operated. $25,000.
Serious inquires only. 753-6040.
2/28-8/30p




2008 Fleetwood, 28x44, 3 BR, 2 BA,
$29,900. Call Larry at 259-1100.
2/14-3/6c
All '2007s must go! Selling lot models
at invoice, includes furniture and decor.
Must see to believe. Call Larry at 904-
259-1100. 2/14-3/6c
1999 Skyline DW, 4 BR, 2 BA, 32x80,
$49,000 OBO. 259-8000. 2/14-28p


25th class reunion
The BCHS class of 1983 will
have its 25th class reunion and
casual BBQ dinner Saturday,
June 21, 2008 at the Baker Coun-
ty Fairgrounds at'6:00 pm. The
cost is $15 per person in advance
and $20 at the door.
RSVP with your name, ad-
dress and payment made payable
to Class of 1983 Reunion, (no
cash) and mail c/o Faith Harvey
Fly, 6258 W. River Circle, Mac-
clenny, FL 32063. E-mail BCH-
Sclassof83@aol.com with any
questions.


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in billing & P/R. Key position
with Pritchett Trucking, Inc.
Must have experience in auto-
mated billing & payroll system.
Requires a strong work ethic
with excellence in accuracy
and organization.
Send resume to
Controller
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Lake Butler, FL 32054
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BRING YOUR FAMILY & FRIENDS MLS#
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partially cleared for houses, horses & cows.
Zoned 1 home per 7.5 acres. $485,180
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MLS# 380002 Nice private 7.56 acres, shady
lot partially cleared T-shape lot w/paved RD
access from CR-130. $102,900
RATES ARE GREAT SO WHY WAIT? MLS #
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w/new metal roof, covered porch for sipping
lemon-aid & a huge wood burning fireplace.
$151,500
THIS WILL CATCH YOUR EYE AND HOLD
IT MLS# 400654 2.5 acres, landscaped in
perfection, 3BR/2.5BA, Formal DMG/FAM
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those cozy nights. $299,999
FANTASTIC PURCHASE MLS # 388358
Immaculate 4BR/3BA 2,480sf hm sitting on
5.14 acres; 4 stall barn, feed & tack room,
entire property fenced & crossed fenced.
$390,000
REJUVENATE YOUR LIFE MLS# 411951
Brick built in 2004, Irg open floor plan
w/2300sf, 4BR/2.5BA, wd/floor, approx. '/
acre lot w/covered Lanai. $294,999
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approx 1421sf on .59 acre; great location
for business, selling"As-ls"and with loads of
potential! $190,000
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detached 30 X 40 three car garage approx 2 acres,
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LOVE AT FIRST SITE MLS# 404867 6BR/3BA
3,001sf home on 1 acre; used to be a church, hm
has commercial kitchen & plenty of room to roam,
property is fenced w/chain link and has 2 septic & 4'
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property, adorned w/ Oak trees & luscious greenery.
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irrigation system, fenced yald, separate sink/vanity in
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in downtown MacClenny; perfectfor new development
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S3 acreS OF GORGEOUS COUNTRY MLS# 401101
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overlooking stone patio, hot tub & horse pasture.
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heavily treed lots, no building timeframes, 2,400sf min
house, build barn w/apt no smaller than 350sf, one
house per acre allowed. $318,000
11 acreS W/TONS OF POTENTIAL MLS# 417886
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Schools


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7o 'Step-up' walks forfitness held last week..
Students from Macclenny Elementary's after-school program were among 60 or so participants in the Step Up, Florida one-mile
walk along US 90 from west Macclenny to the Baker County courthouse on February 25. A similar event north of Sanderson
beginning and ending at the Jonesville park drew 35 participants on February 23. Step Up is a statement initiative promoting
physical activity among Floridians young and old as a means of preventing and reducing chronic diseases. The effort locally is
sponsored by the Baker County Health Department. Photo courtesy of Pam Jeralds, BCHS


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School Lunch
MENU
March 10-14
Offered everyday:
Cold lunch plate, chef salad
or pasta salad w/wheat roll or
crackers and dessert (when of-
fered), 1% lowfat white milk,
1/2% lowfat flavored milk, or-
ange juice

Monday, March 10
Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, fruit
juice and milk.
Lunch; Spaghetti w/meat sauce and
,liC of homemade! wheat Italian.,
bread or fish crisp on whole grain
bun, Baked potato rounds, creamy
coleslaw, steamed broccoli w/cau-
liflower, homemade chocolate chip
cookie.
Tuesday, March 11
Breakfast: Cereal w/slice of multi
grain toast, fruit juice and milk..
Lunch: Beef stroganoff w/egg
noodles and homemade what roll or
breaded chicken patty on bun, gold-
en corn, chilled fruit choice, lettuce
& tomato slices, slice of homemade
spice cake, trail mix (7-12).
Wednesday, March 12
Breakfast: Pancake and sausage
on a stick, fruit juice and milk.
Lunch: Tasty meatloaf w/home-
made wheat roll or cold ham &
cheese sandwich on whole grain
bun, whipped potatoes w/gravy,
steamed yellow squash, fruit choice.
Thursday, March 13
Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, slice
peaches and milk.
Lunch: Slice of pepperoni pizza
or chunky chicken noodle soup
w/homemade wheat roll, sea-
soned mixed vegetables, tossed
salad; chilled fruit choice, gelatin
w/whipped topping..
Friday, March 14
Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, fruit
juice and milk.
Lunch: Taco salad w/homemade
wheat roll or grilled ham & cheese
sandwich on whole grain bun, gold-
en corn, lettuce & tomato blend,
chilled fresh fruit.



Drivers Ed course
The BCSD is offering a non-
credit drivers education course
this summer to individuals 15
years of age or older. A drivers
education instructor will teach
the rules, regulations and skills
of driving and traffic safety. The
class includes DATE (drug, al-
cohol and traffic education) in-
formation and students will be
tested for a learner's permit or
for an operator's license.
The class will begin Monday,
June 9 from 7:00 am to 12:45
pm. Registration is limited to 21
students. The class fills rapidly.
To secure a space, a parent must
complete the registration form
and pay the non-refundable fee
of $80.
Registrations are being taken
at the Vocational and Adult Edu-
cation Office, 270 South Boule-
vard E., Macclenny. For further
information, contact Nancy Cain
at 259-0403.


School Calendar
Week of March 10-14


Good showing by
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* Monday, March 10 U jkVAJ hLLULu
BCHS: Tennis (H) 4:00 pm. BCMS: during two meets
Softball vs Hilliard (H) 4:15 pm. PK/
K: Kindergarten to Jax Zoo (Lewis, The Baker Middle School
Waller, McCook, Nafe, Lane, Betros, cheerleading corps took home a
Hand, St. John, Drummond). first-place trophy and the Best
*Tuesday, March 11 Overall rating among all the
BCHS: Tennis @ Hilliard 3:45 pm. schools competing in the Jam-
Softball (H) 4:00 & 6:00 pm. BCMS: fest Nationals in Jacksonville the
FCAT. Track @ Callahan 4:15 pm. weekend before last, and cap-
MES: 3rd grade FCAT. WES: 3rd toured second in the Showdown
grade FCAT. Stanford 10 1st & 2nd at O-Town Nationals in Orlando
grades. PK/K: Kindergarten to Jax s .
Zoo (Sweat, Kosier, Thrift, Blair, Kish, last w
Bennett, Rowan, Wilkerson). In order to earn that place in
*Wednesday, March 12 Orlando, the girls ended up with
the most points scored of all the
.Districtwidei"''"FCAT. BCHS: B ,.',.,- ivIsions ''
,eight'ifnng "Wn mon County 4 The cors consts f ran
pm. MES: 3rd grade FCAT. WES: The corps consists
3rd grade FCAT. Stanford 10 Ist & McDuffie, captain, Katie Lewis
2nd grades. PK/K: Kindergarten to and Chelsea Thompson, co-cap-
Jax Zoo (Fowler, Combs, Hall, Home, tains. Tiffany Braddy, Brittany
Thompson, Alderman, McLarty, Sapp, Morrisa Taylor, Myriah
Lucas). Lane, Kaylan Stafford, Megan
Thursday, March 13 Crawford, Autumn Smith, Kris-
District-wide: FCAT. BCHS: Tennis tian Burnham, Lacey England,
(H) 3:30 pm. Track (H) 4:00 pm. Laken Head, Ashleigh Rafuse
Baseball vs St. Joseph's (H), 6:00 p.m., and Logan Nevill.
Softball (H), 6:00 p.m. BCMS: Softball The team hosts a cheerleading
at Yulee 4:15. MES: 3rd grade FCAT. clinic for ages four through the
WES: 3rd grade FCAT. Stanford 10 r o
1st & 2nd grade. sixth grade on April 5.
*Friday, March 14
District-wide: FCAT. BCHS: JV & PUBLIC HEAl
Varsity baseball vs. Bradford (H) 3:00
& 6:00 pm. Softball (H) 5:00 & 7:00 Pursuant to a written appeal
p.m. MES: 1st & 2nd SAT 10. WES: applicant is appealing the Planr
3rd grade FCAT & Stanford 10 1st &
2nd grade. a building permit on a 5.00 acre


GED graduation

to be held April 4
The annual GED gradua-
tion will be held Friday, April
4, 2008 at the Baker County
Middle School Auditorium at
7:30 pm. Speaker will be Tami
Harvey, Baker County District
Teacher of the Year.
Graduates are asked to contact
the Vocational and Adult Educa-
tion Department at 259-0407
to participate in the ceremony.
Complimentary caps and tassels
and photograph will be provided
to participating graduates. Grad-
uates are asked to dress in Sun-
day attire and to arrive at 6:30
pm for practice.


THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday, March 6, 2008 Page 15



-land sales recorded


The following land transac- Baker Development Group Inc
tions were recorded in the Bak- to Brookens, Robert G Jr in 17-3S-
21E, $50,600
er County courthouse January 21E, $50,600
1 1rivd fm Herold, Donald D to Herold,
1-31. Values are derived from Donald Din 1-3-21E, $0
documentary stamps Many Williams, Mikey Shane to Barton,
descriptions are by S(ection) Jennifer in 7-3S-22E, $138,000
T(ownship) R(ange). If acreage Moran, Thomas Patrick Jr to
or price are not listed, none were Moran, Elizabeth L in 1-3S-21E, $10
indicated in the documents. Boyd, Karen Moran to Moran,
-----------Elizabeth L in 4-3S-21E, $10
Waters, Roy Jr to Manning, Dale, Jeanne Moran to Moran,
David L in COPPER CREEK Elizabeth L in 1-3S-21E, $10
HILLS PLAT BOOK 2 PAGE 110- Jack Lee Construction Inc
Jack Lee Construction Inc
111 LOT 11, $250,000 to Ragan, Michael David Sr in
Sikes, Jimmy to Sikes, Susan M COPPER CREEK HILLS UNIT 3
in 02-3S-21, $0 LOT 42, $298,900
Standley, Julius Jr to Pitts, Altman, Sherri J to Bryant, Hope
Lillian in 32-2S-22E, $0 in 17-1S-21E, $10
Dowling, Jean B to Dowling, Monds, Beverly K to Monds,
Deborah J in 4-1S-21E, $10 Eston G in TOWN OF GLEN ST
Croft, James A to Croft, MARY LOTS 7,8 BK 35, $0
Margaret D in 29-3S-19E, $0 Mills, Rubin to Mills, Wesley in
Glen Forest LLC to Cruz, YARBOROUGH SPORTSMAN
Eugenio in 20-2S-21E, $10 PARK LOT 3 SEC C BK A, $10
Glen Saint Mary Nurseries Arnett, Donald C Jr to Arnett,
Company Of Florida to Davis, R Donald C Jr in 7-3S-22E, $0
H Oil Company in 1-3S-21E, Maronda Homes Inc Of Florida
$1,000,000 to Hassell, Keith A in CYPRESS
Watson Custom Home Builders POINTE UNIT 1 LOT 29, $184,450
Inc to Centrone, Anthony S in Roberts, Gordon Melvin to
HERTIAGE OAKS LOT 39, Roberts, Sherrell in,$0
$173,404 Smith, James M to Padgett,
Watson Custom Home Builders Kathy Juanice in 12-3S-21E, $75,000
Inc to Malavolti, Gregory S in Richmond American Homes Of
HERTIAGE OAKS LOT 16, Richmond American Homes Of
$177,000 Florida Lp to Ward, Dudley Carver
$177,0 Jr in ROLLING MEADOWS LOT
Watson Custom Home 63,$162,000
Builders Inc to Diperna, Ronald Collins Tamm E to Hodges
V in HERTIAGE OAKS LOT 77, Lonn in 19-2-2E H, desie
$200,000 Lonnie S in 19-2S-22E, $0
Loretta Lynn to Miller, Gould, Kathryn L to Gould,
Miller, L L t William Thomas in DEERFIELD
Ronald Eugene Jr in BARBERS UB LOT 21,22,23 BK 3, $10
SUB LOT 3,4, $55,000 SUB LOT 21,22,23 BK 3, $10
SJ T 3 i to Sap, B a Barnes, Kenneth C to Canaday,
Defee, Joseph to Sapp, Barbara Mitchell A in 12-3S-20E, $38,223
J in WILLIAM KNABB ADD LOT
14 BK 2, $95,000 Rhoden, Christopher W to Crews,
Arpit Enterprises Inc to Wesley in TOWN OF MACCLENNY
Aneerdesh LLC in 36-2S-21E, LOT 3 BK 29,$70,000
.$530,000 Henderson, David to Henderson,
Pearson, Edward M to Starling, David in 14-4S-20E, $100
Beverly in TURKEY CREEK Mash, Annette to Mash, Annette
RETREAT UNIT 1 LOT 1 BK 5, $0 in 19-2S-22E, $10
Drees Homes Of Florida Inc Smith, James Millard Jr to
to Shanks, Raina in ROLLING Lancaster, Mark in 5-3S-22E, $10
MEADOWS LOT 115, $201,947 Newman, Patricia A to Newman,
Maronda Homes Inc Of Flordia Patricia A in 29-3S-19E, $10
to Murdaugh, Carolyn R in Volz, Thomas to Cornn, James H
CYPRESS POINTE UNIT 1 LOT in 24-2S-21E, $194,500
31, $150,950
Searcy, Betty H to Searcy, Benny
Powell, Linda to Pitts, Lillian in C in 35-1N-20E, $10
32-2S-22E, $0
Haddock, Kristen to A & R
Burnsed, Donald Ray to Griffis, Enterprises in 29-2S-22E, $10
Jared L in 6-3-22E, $125,000Haddock, Kristen Burnham
Nguyeni, Ho An to Thacker, to Hartley, James B in 29-2S-22E,
Carmen M in 32-2S-21E, $10 $134,000
$134,000
SThacker, Carmen hItV uyj-iT- tiii4y0 C to Nunley,Steven
Hoa An in 32-2S-21E, $10 R in 32-2S-22E, $10
Belz, Frederick G Ii to Thomas, Rhoden, Gayle C to McCormick,
Jennifer Miller in YARBOROUGH Billy L in 20-3S-21E, $10
SPORTSMEN PARK LOT 8,9 Billy L 20 21E, $10
SECTION F BK C, $3,500 Walker, Glenda R to Craft, Sarah
Thompson, Stephen Ray to L Register in 18-2S-21E, $0
Thompson, Stephen Ray to
Thompson, Stephen Ray in 12-3S- Ginder, Michael A to Ginder,
20E, $0 Michael A in LONGBRANCH LOT
Holman, April K to Proctor, 18,$10
Craig Alan in 26-3S-22E, $10 Johnson, Ann K to Johnson, Ann
Town Of Glen St Mary to Gatlin, K in 4-3S-22E, $10
Gina G in TOWN OF GLEN ST Johnson, Ann K to Johnson,
MARY BK 64, $10 George R in 4-3S-22E, $10


decision to deny is in accordance with LDRK Section 3.04.10.00
(zoning), 4.01.02 (nonconformities), 8.02.00, 8.03.01 and 8.03.02
(subdivision). The Baker County Local Planning Agency will hold
a public hearing to review the request on Thursday, March 27,
2008 at 7:01 p.m., or as soon thereafter as possible, in the County
Commissioners' Chambers of the Administration Building, 55
North Third Street, Macclenny, FL. On the date above-mentioned,
all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to this
appeal request. Written comments for or against the request may be
sent to the Baker County Planning and Zoning Department, 81 North
Third Street, Macclenny, FL 32063. Faxed comments may be sent
to (904) 259-5057. Copies of the appeal request may be inspected
in the Planning Department by any member of the public.
According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons
needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate
in this proceeding should contact the Administration Department at
(904)259-5123 at last 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing.






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Johnson, George R to Johnson,
Ann K in 4-3S-22E, $10
Slattery, Darlene to Slattery,
James T in 21-1S-21, $0
Crews, Ronnie Gene to Avera,
Scott in 6-2S-22E, $10
Legan, Brian to Barbour, Mark
in 9-3S-20E, $15,000
Pearl, Tanya to Yarborough,
Elizabeth Ann in 1-2S-21E, $55,000
Richmond American Homes
Of Florida Lp to Theus, David in
ROLLING MEADOWS LOT 11,
$188,391
Richmond American Homes Of
Florida Lp to Dominikow, Nina in
ROLLING MEADOWS LOT 59,
$160,000
Drees Homes Of Florida Inc
to Jelinek, Nicholas in ROLLING
MEADOWS LOT 93, $190,150
Yarborough, Patsy L to Cook,
Helen N in 6-2S-22E, $78,000
Yarborough, Elizabeth Ann to
Yarborough, Riley G Jr in 1-2S-21E,
$65,000
Self, Ralph to Self, Ralph in
TOWN OF MACCLENNY BK 7,
$10
Self, Ralph to Self, Ralph in
TOWN OF MACCLENNY BK 7,
$10
Self, Ralph to Self, Ralph in
TOWN OF MACCLENNY BK 7,
$10
Pritchard, Nathan L to Pritchard,
Nathan L in 16-1S-21E, $45,700
Hickman, Dotty Frances to
Ballard, Kenneth G in BARBERS
SUB LOTS 18,19, $105,000
Crouch, Kristina Fowler to.
Scheider, Edward C in 25-2S-21E,
$210,000
Mandel, Scott to Roberts, Marvin
in COUNTRY CLUB EST UNIT
TWO LOT 4 BK 2, $25,000
Oglesby, Bobby D to Oglesby,
Martha E in 30-2S-21E, $10
Oglesby, Martha E to Oglesby,
Bobby D in 29-30-2S-21E, $10
Oglesby, Martha E to Haynes,
Wyatt in 30-2S-21E, $10
Woodington, William E to
Oglesby, Martha E in 30-2S-21E,
$10
Oglesby, Martha E to Pomeroy,
Dell Owen in 30-2S-21E, $80,000
Aldous, Dawn A to Aldous, James
M in MACCLENNY II SUB LOT,
$10
Manning, Ruby Faye to Manning,
Ruby Faye in 1-2S-22E, $10
Belford, Kraylon Wayne to
Thompson, Cellastean in 33-2S-21E,
$10
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Freddie E in DEERFIELD LOT 20
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Wesley in DEERFIELD LOT 20 BK
2, $10
Gatlin, Blair to Gatlin, Miranda,
$30,000
Edwards, Jean to Barefoot,
Kenneth in 21-1S-21E, $99,000
Martin, Carolyn M to Martin,
Jay S in 7-4S-20E, $0-


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