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78th Year, Vol. 47 Thursday, March 20, 2008 Macdenny, Florida 500


North city's drainage woes



are linked to Cypress Point


BY JOEL ADDINGTON
Press Staff


Five days after a heavy rain this month, water
still stood in the yard of East Boulevard resident
Chad Taylor.
Next to
one pool
in the yard
sat a buck-
et, but it
wasn't
used for
scooping
out water.
I t
floated
out of
the side
y a r d
said Mr.
Tay -
lor. He
uses the
bucket Li
to wash Cad Taylor yardat 135 East B/hd. floodd la
hout toward the street. Mr. raylor says the Cypres,
his ve- forhisproperty.
hide.
Mr. Taylor was
also in front of Macclenny city commissioners
March 11 explaining that rainwater often collects
on his property, which abuts the partially con-
structed Cypress Pointe subdivision to the east.
"A lot of water is not moving on my end," said


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Mr. Taylor, referring to the ditch that drains water
south along the east side of East Boulevard to his
home.
"My culvert is under water," he explained. "My
kids cannot play in my yard at this point. It's a big
mud hole."


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1st week and carried this car bashing bucket from his side yard
s Pointe subdivision to the east is worsening drainage problems
PHOTO BY JOELADDINGTON
and its
developer, Kendale Land Development, for the
problem. He said that faulty engineering has left
(See page 2)


1-10 wrecks claim 2


Ex-BCHS standout dies


A Sanderson resident was
killed in an early morning ac-
cident on Interstate 10 near the
1-75 interchange north of Lake
City early on March
16, and two of the.
remaining three oc-
cupants of their car
remain in serious con-
dition at Shands Jack-
sonville.
Alvin Roderick
Hughes, 20, died at
the scene when he and
the others were ejected
from their 1997 Isuzu
SUV during the ac- Mr.
cident just after 5:00
am. The Florida Highway Pa-
trol said none of the occupants
were wearing seat belts.
The driver, Justen O. Gas-
kins, also 20 and from Sander-
son, was injured but had been
released from the hospital early
this week. Other passengers De-
mareion A. Givens, 21, of Sand-
erson and Tarrez P. Seabrooks,
25, of Macclenny remain hospi-
talized with multiple complica-
tions. All four are cousins and
best friends, said Grace Mills,


an acquaintance of Mr. Hughes,
and were returning from Tal-
lahassee where they regularly
visited friends and relatives on
weekends.
Cpl. Jessie Stal-
naker Jr. of FHP said
Mr. Gaskins' vehicle
was eastbound just
west of 1-75 when he
apparently dozed at the
wheel and drifted into
the outside lane where
it collided with a 1998
Oldsmobile driven by
Kevin T. Kraus. 20, of
Hughes Fort Walton Beach.
The minor impact
of the Isuzu's right front and the
left rear of the second vehicle
caused Mr. Gaskins to awaken
and in an attempt to re-gain
control of the SUV, swerve right
in a clockwise rotation. It over-
turned at least 1. times onto
the south shoulder and came to
rest on its roof.
The second driver was able
to maintain control of his vehi-
cle and was not injured. He was
the sole occupant.


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oneon Friday
A Tallahassee motorist be-
came the fourth person to die
on Baker County roads in
2008 when her eastbound ve-
hicle overturned in the median
of Interstate 10 the morning of
March 14.
Lucinda M. Lagomasino,
25, was pronounced dead at
the scene following the acci-
dent about 11:00 am. She was
alone in her 2003 Toyota Ta-
coma.at the time.
Cpl. D. R. Bazinet said the
driver veered off the left lane
toward the.median, then over-
corrected causing the vehicle
to rotate counter-clockwise
and back- into the median..
The right tires then dug into
the grassy surface, causing
the Toyota to overturn several
times.
Ms. Lagomasino was origi- .
nally from Montana and at-
tended a number of colleges
including the Florida State law
school. The funeral service for
her was held on Tuesday in
SMacclenny.


Glen counselwants to


toss retirement lawsuit


The attorney representing
Glen St. Mary says he'll seek
dismissal of a portion of a re-
cently-filed lawsuit that seeks
to void the town's decision last
year to seek retroactive state
retirement for the five council
members and several employ-
ees.
In addition, town counsel
Joel Foreman of Lake City
told the board this week he will
move to dismiss another por-
tion of the suit by Savage En-
terprises of Margaretta to have
Glen pay plaintiff's attorney
fees if it prevails.
Savage and owner of record
Mary Jean Smith sued the town
recently to recover $18,900 in
utility connect fees it believes
were unlawfully assessed when
the company and principal Bill
Smith renovated a downtown
building on US 90 in 2006.
Though the lawsuit focuses
mainly on alleged lack of due
process since Glen St. Mary at
the time did not have an ordi-
nance requiring separate water
meters on strip commercial
projects, a second portion chal-
lenges the council's decision
last December on joining the
retirement system.
Named as defendants are
Mayor Juanice Padgett, who
the Smiths say halted construc-
tion on the building over the
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and Glen itself.
In voting unanimously to pay
from public funds $15,437.39
to participate in the Florida re-
tirement system, the suit alleges
the council violated Chapter
112 of state law that "prohibits
municipal public officers from
voting on any measure that
would inure to special private

(See page 2)


Commission overrules LPA in 2 cases


BY JOEL ADDINGTON
Press Staff
The Baker County Commission during
its regular meeting March 17 overturned
two denials by the Land Planning Agency to
allow non-conforming lots owned by CAN-
LAN LLC and the Dyer family to obtain
building permits from county staff.
The 10-acre property owned by Mitch
Canaday and Mark Lancaster of CANLAN
and four, 2.5-acre parcels owned by the fam-
ily of Tony Dyer were ineligible for permits
due to their non-conformance with subdivi-
sion regulations that require paving of roads


after tracts are divided more than once.
The subject properties were purchased
from the now defunct Five Star Land Trust,
which divided its much larger tract without
completing the required road improvements
or establishing a homeowners association to
do so.
Five Star sold off its remaining land after
the county placed a moratorium on further
divisions. Much of Five Star's original hold-
ings in the area are now owned by a Swedish
company.
The CANLAN property is just south of
US 90 on the east side of Arnold Rhoden
Rd. It was non-conforming because it lacks


paved access required by subdivision rules.
"A 10-acre tract is not going to pave Ar-
nold Rhoden Road," Commissioner Alex
Robinson said about the financial feasibility
of paving the county-maintained dirt road
out to US 90. "I can't ask the property owner
to do that."
Mr. Lancaster said when he purchased the
property he assumed he could get a building
permit because other properties around him
had received them from the county previ-
ously.
"I feel a gross injustice was done with
(See page 4)


BCMS student wrestles with the big boys


Gage Preston's day starts at
5:00 am.
He heads to the YMCA to
work out, gets his chores out of
the way and
sometimes
runs a few
miles.Then By
he goes Joel
to Baker
County Addington
Middle Press Staff
School to
attend hon-
ors classes.
"He's the guy working while
you're sleeping or taking the
day off," said Wildcat wres-
tling coach Jason Blair, whose
worked with the 14-year-old
wrestler for about two years
and is eager for him to join the
high school varsity squad next
year. "You want to build your
program around kids like him."
The coach's enthusiasm is
justified.
'Gage Preston was select-
ed for an.all-star wrestling
team representing Florida at
a USA Wrestling tournament
in Hoover. Ala. last weekend.
He was the only middle school
wrestler from North Florida and
was recommended for the team
by coaches in Jacksonville and
Clay County, said his father,
Jonathan Preston, a 14-year ac-


.tive military veteran now in the
National Guard.
"He did very well four
victories and two losses," said
Jonathan Preston. "In his last
match victory, he secured first
place for them."
Gage Preston wrestled in the
160-pound weight class but also
as a substitute in the 190-pound
division. "He defeated that guy
to put them over the top," said
his father, who recently moved
to Baker County where his
mother has been for the last 15
years.
Wrestling larger opponents
is nothing new for the young
competitor, who often practices
with current Wildcat wrestlers
at his home. In fact, he points to
his size as the hardest challenge
when wrestling.
"I'm a pretty decent wrestler,
but competing, the people in my
weight class are a little bit big-
ger than me most of the time,"
he said.
There are ways of getting
around that, though.
"I've been to technical camps
to learn new strategies and I've
tried picking up the pace and
working on my endurance,"
Gauge Preston said, adding that
his stamina often gives him an
advantage in the latter parts of
matches. "The second half they


get tired while I can maintain a
constant pace."
The all-star team's coach
is from Brandon High School,
which ended the longest win-
ning steak of any high school
sports team in the nation in Jan-
uary after 459 consecutive dual
match victories since 1974.
"For him to be on this team
is a phenomenal thing," Jona-
than Preston said of the all-star
team. "He's really something
else."
Judging from Gage Preston's
"yes sir, no sir," no-frills de-
meanor, his discipline is by de-
sign.
He became interested in
wrestling and ground-fight-
ing martial arts like Jiu-Jitsu
after visiting his father at the
All-Army Combative Center at
Fort Benning, Ga. and learning
some basics.
"What was great about it
(the center)," recalls the father,
"the Army was paying world-
class fighters like the Gracies
to come in and train us." Gage
Preston was able to meet famed
Brazilian mixed-martial artist
and Jiu-Jitsu expert Royce Gra-
cie as well other big names in
the mixed-martial arts world
like Forrest Griffin.
"There was no one locally
(See page 12)


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Drainage woes linked to subdivision


(from page 1)
Cypress Pointe with a malfunc-
tioning drainage system that is
putting water into the East Blvd.
drainage ditch via wetlands just
north his .property.
Kendale has had its own prob-
lems within the subdivision and
is suing the original designer of
the drainage system Bailey,
Bishop & Lane of Lake City.
"You wonder if the engineer
gave them plans they wanted.to
see rather than plans that would
work," questioned City Attorney
Frank Maloney.
He is working on a legal
opinion regarding the city's abil-
ity to withhold future building
permits until the flooding issues
are resolved.
Kendale's new engineer -
Edwards Engineering of Jack-
sonville was tasked with re-
designing the system to correct
drainage problems inside the
subdivision.
However, Mr. Taylor fears the
proposed fix, currently await-
ing approval from the St. Johns
River Water Management Dis-
trict (SJRWMD), could put even
more water through the wetlands
and into the ditch running to his
property.
Those fears may be well
founded because as the city's
engineer, Frank Darabi, said,
"Many times they (SJRWMD)
look at the property, but not
what's around it."
Mr. Darabi is familiar with
the drainage problems that per-
sist in Cypress Pointe and most
of Macclenny, which he said has
underground clay beds that don't
allow the ground to soak up wa-
ter as well as typical subsoils.
"There are issues there," he
said of Cypress Pointe.
When the subdivision was
planned, Mr. Darabi asked Ken-
dale to install a berm around
the wetlands to keep water in-
side the subdivision. But since
that time, he said the berm has
been breached, allowing water
to flow into the ditch along East
Boulevard.
"So a lot more water is com-
ing from Cypress Pointe and Mr.
Taylor is at the end of it," Mr.
Darabi said.
Recent city surveys show that
the East Blvd. ditch is higher at
the Cypress Pointe entrance at


North Blvd. than at Mr. Taylor's
property to the south by almost
a foot.
However, Donna Mountain,
development manager for Ken-
dale, said Mr. Taylor's property
is higher, and therefore, the wa-
ter should be moving toward
the culvert connection with the
North Blvd. drainage ditch.
The solution proposed by
Kendale's engineer is to add new
pipes to convey water from sub-
division retention ponds to the
wetlands as well as pipes through
the wetlands to move water into
the East Blvd. ditch.
In dispute is where the water
goes next south through the
ditch along East Blvd. toward
Mr. Taylor or north toward the
connection with the North Blvd.
ditch.
SMr. Taylor said he expects a
response from SJRWMD on the
new engineer's plans within the
next two months. A SJRWMD
permit modification is required
because a portion of the wet-
lands conservation easement
will need to be vacated to install
the pipes.
Mr. Darabi is also trying to
schedule a meeting with Kend-
ale's engineer to review and dis-
cuss their plans.


"If we put the berm back up,
we need to know what's happen-
ing in Cypress Pointe to cause
this," he said. "If we berm it up,
that pushes water back onto their
property and we don't want to
do that because people are liv-
ing there, too. We need to find a
solution before the rainy season
comes."
He also said that the plans as
he understands them are, "the
reverse of what needs to hap-
pen."
"At this point I don't have a
magic solution," he told Mr. Tay-
lor and the commission. "But I
don't think (Kendale's) plan can
develop without some modifica-
tions."
One possible solution could
be for Kendale to construct ad-
ditional retention ponds to alle-
viate discharges to the wetlands,
however; that would mean less
land on which to build out the
subdivision.
Mr. Darabi believes drainage
improvements are needed for the
rest of the city as well.
"The (water) conveyance
hasn't gotten any bigger but
we've had more building," he
said of Macclenny's drainage
system. To improve drainage
citywide, he said land is need-


ed to construct more retention
ponds to provide a place for rain
to be stored until the conveyance
system can handle moving it.
To that end, the city is in
discussions with the Sheriff's
Office to use a portion of the
90-plus acre jail property for re-
tention.
"We may have to do a (storm-
water) master plan for this prob-
lem in the future," Mr. Darabi
said.


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Lawsuitagainst Glen...


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The suit filed by plaintiff's
counsel John Broling of Starke
cites another portion of the stat-
ute requiring public officials ab-
stain from voting in such cases,
which would in effect ban the
council from taking the matter
up.
Further, Mr. Broling argues
the action in December of last
year is tantamount to the council
voting to give itself a retroactive
raise from the time individual
members took office.
Mr. Foreman said this week
his motion for dismissal will ar-
gue the law gives a governing
body the power to enact a retire-
ment package.
Mayor Padgett said last year
she initially contacted the state
retirement agency on behalf of a
handful of town employees, then
decided to see what the "pay-up"
figure would be adding council
members and herself. No pub-
lic mention of the proposal was
made until last fall when she
proposed the authorization ordi-
nance.
No public dissent to the idea
was detectable.
In the main portion of the
complaint, Mrs. Smith and Sav-
age contend Mayor Padgett had
no legal authority to require the
separate water meters. The coun-
ty building department would not
then allow the project to proceed
with only a single meter.
The stop-work order was "an
unconstitutional deprivation of
the plaintiff's property rights,"
the suit contends.
After Mr. Smith's protest be-
came public, Glen enacted a re-
vision to its utility ordinance in
early 2006 that mandated sepa-
rate metering in all multi-unit
structures commercial and
residential. Until then, the law
applied only to residential units
like duplexes and apartments.
That, the Smiths contend,
amounted to deprivation of due
process.
The town's counsel said this
week the original ordinance as-
sumed a "less restrictive read for
residential [than commercial]"
and will argue its legislative in-
tent was to apply to commercial.
"It'll be a question as to what
constitutes a 'fair reading' and
that will be for a judge to de-
cide," said Mr. Foreman.


The plaintiffs had to re-file
the suit due to a clerical error,
and Glen has 45 days to respond.
Mr. Foreman said it will come
much sooner than that, and he is
researching areas of the planned
defense.
Two weeks ago, the council
met in secret to discuss with Mr..
Foreman its strategy to defend its
actions. The law allows such dis-
cussions on matters like lawsuits
and bargaining strategies with
unionized public employees.
During the regular Glen coun-
cil meeting the evening of March
18, attorney Foreman said he
will research the feasibility of
banning semi-truck parking on
town streets. Mayor Padgett
cited a recent case where a large
parked truck blocked nearly half
the road surface.
The mayor noted that Mac-
clenny has such an ordinance.
Clerk Donna Loadholtz, act-
ing as the town's code enforce-
ment officer, reported she cited
four property owners with mul-
tiple infractions recently, and
referred one case to the county
enforcement board. Glen has an
agreement with Baker County to
hear violation cases.
Attorney Foreman suggested
language in the enabling ordi-
nance that in effect deputies the
Glen officer to act on behalf of
the county for violations inside
the town. It would prevent the
county office from having to re-
start the investigation and notifi-
cation process again.
In other business, the council:
/ Approved an agreement
with the Florida Department of
Transportation to maintain US
90 inside town limits for $1815
quarterly, and also approved the
supporting authorization resolu-
tion.
V Approved another DOT
contract for $2956 annually to
maintain the lighting system
along US 90.
v Discussed several drainage
woes caused by poorly engi-
neered and maintained drainage
ditches south of the railroad. All
are on private property, and the
town is proscribed from taking
action short of correcting a nui-
sance or threat to public health.
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for St. Pat's holiday'


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Now that we are past St. Pat- there'
rick's Day I am going to miss the Th
Guinness beer commercials and ground
their attempts to make the day Of cc
a national holiday. At first when their
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of making St.
Pats a national THE MAT
holiday, I just
laughed. ROBERT GERA
Then I real-
ized the Irish brewing company hoods
was serious. They were spon- day
scoring a petition called Proposi- years
tion 317 (get it?-3/17) to force and i
Congress to vote on putting St. this
Pats up there with Christmas, pole
Thanksgiving and Easter as a na- of all
tional holiday, this?
On their website, www.guin- May
ness.com there is a link to sign Af
the petition. The commercials pages
take a humorous position. In cent )
three different spots, Guinness even
depicts a TV reporter interview- it for 1
ing a pilgrim, Uncle Sam, and and a
President Abraham Lincoln to would
get their take on the effort to an A
make St. Pats a legal holiday, to ch
They all bash the idea. They
The commercials are funny, and f
of course, but to Guinness they produ
have a very serious purpose and Battle
its not just to sell more beer. In office
recent years, holidays have taken are el
off commercially and Guinness until
wants to "tap" in on the trend. the of
Take Halloween. When I was tic Ci
a kid we bought costumes and I d
candy, and that was it. But after giant
our kids were born, my wife Kel- as a
ley, who loves to decorate our explo
house, started buying all sorts twist
of little knick-knacks for the men,
mantel, the door and all over the tion s
house. It's a lot of fun. millic
She wasn't alone. Halloween ing R
took off and now is the second docur
most commercial holiday. Some big p
people go all out with yard and pate i
porch displays, orange and black arcan
strands of lights and sound ef- the di
fects. The little holiday has be- will 1
come a serious economic deal. thous
While St. Pats can't rival that, follow
it certainly has commercial ap- so an)
peal. I can see yard gnome lep- Watcl
rechauns, skimpy green girl throu,
leprechaun outfits for St. Pats Day s
parties, handing out gold choco- off w,
late "coins" from plastic pots of Jus
gold, the whole nine yards. every
After all, cities with large
Irish populations already do it
up right. Savannah has its huge A
parties and parades, in Chicago
thousands of gallons of green o
food coloring are dumped in the 0
Chicago River before the big J
parade. And of course every-
one, Irish or not, wears green. Dear
It would just be a simple task to We
go completely commercial with appre
it and make Guinness and other Frasei
enterprising companies a lot of In;
money. Smart move. staff t
Of course, that opens the door trativ,
for other holidays to jump on the fossil
Irish bandwagon. Here are a few lem.
of my suggestions for new com- We
mercial holidays. the tr
V Groundhog Day The pos- had t
sibilities are limitless. From Thanl
brown marshmallow Punxsutaw- icate
ney Phil "Peeps" to brown beer well-i
(another Guinness tie-in,) to na-
tionwide hide-and-seek contests,


s so much to do.
ink of those adorable
idhog costumes for infants.
course families could have
own hide-and-seek contests
baskets of candy and those
cute Punxsutaw-
'F1 ney Phil stuffed
L.F animals sticking
out of the top.
TER V May Day
(or Cinco de
kRD Mayo in His-
panic neighbor-
s a few days later). May
was a big deal a hundred
ago as a sign of summer,
t could be again. None of
dancing around the May
business, however. Instead
I that silliness how about
The crowning of a national
Queen.
ter all, the Miss America
nt has been waning in re-
years to the point that it isn't
on network television. Scrap
the May Queen competition
dd a new twist. Each county
d start in November with
merican Idol-style contest
oose its own May Queen.
move to the state contest
finally in a reality program
iced by Simon Cowell, the
Sof the May Queen would
ally begin in January. States
iminated through the weeks
the top five battle it out for
officially crowning in Atlan-
ty on May 1.
on't see Columbus Day as a
national holiday, but more
celebration of the spirit of
ration. In this exciting new
on the old holiday,. Gar-
the maker of GPS naviga-
ystems, will sponsor a $10
on treasure hunt. Ah Amaz-
.ace-style reality show will
nent the attempt to find the
rize. Millions will partici-
n searching for hidden and
e clues that point them in
direction of the prize. There
be thousands of clues and
ands of different paths to
v to reach the $10 million,
yone with a GPS could win.
h stock in Garmen shoot
gh the roof and Columbus
oar as more than a Monday
ork.
st a few suggestions to get
one thinking.


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better care anywhere else.
ks to these people who ded-
their lives to the health and
being of our community.
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Easter recalls a time ofdyeineggs,


reluctance to eata chocolate bunny


THE BACK

PORCH
KELLEY LANNIGAN

Sometimes I think adults love
Easter egg hunts as much as chil-
dren. Perhaps it's the pleasure of
watching kids hunting and dis-
covering the hiding place of the
elusive eggs while they race over
lawns and plumb the depths of
shrubs in search of the pastel
colored treasures.
From time to time, I still dye
eggs during this holiday, a pas-
time I always enjoyed. A num-
ber of years ago, I dyed a dozen
eggs and created an Easter bas-
ket for an elderly neighbor who
was recovering from an injured
hip and couldn't attend Sunday
services at her church.
She lived alone and wasn't
able to venture out of the house
except to retrieve her morning
paper from the front steps. She
found the paper and the basket
of eggs waiting for her on Easter
morning and it made her very,
very happy.
Remember when the Pax
company started including cray-
ons in their egg dying kits? This
allowed creative kids to draw
designs on the shells and have


them show up through the dye.
I covered my eggs with stripes,
polka-dots, flowers, butterflies
and, of course, wrote my name
with as much flourish as a wax
crayon will allow.
I thought I was clever by be-
ing enterprising enough to dye an
egg two different colors, which
took more patience than skill. I
put the egg in the copper wire
holder and submersed it halfway
in one color of dye. When it was
dry, I turned it over and repeated
the process in a different color.
Pipe cleaners would some-
times be used to create funny
egg creatures with oddly shaped
arms and legs and antennas.
We usually decorated eggs
the Saturday before Easter Sun-
day. Mom would set three dozen
white eggs to boil as she pre-
pared the other dishes for Easter
dinner: a baked ham, cabbage,
pickled beets, pineapple salad,
corn pudding and yeast rolls.
The eggs were set aside to
cool, then given to the kids to
dry with a towel. She'd place
newspaper on the kitchen table
and get out five coffee cups
which I filled partly with vin-
egar and water before dropping
in the colored tablets to make
the red, blue, green, yellow and
purple dyes.
Then in would go the eggs
and five minutes later out would


Properly used,

You always hear about the crazy things people
post on their MySpace pages, and as a frequent
user of the social networking site myself, I've seen
them, too.
There's the drunken escapades, O N
scantly clad self-portraits, bran- -i
dishing of large guns, and other I
typical hooligan-like behavior. IN 1
And that's just the pictures.
People also post blogs in which JOEL AD
they write almost anything the
latest drama that's unfolding in
their lives, pointless ramblings on politics or reli-
gion, or why they love American Idol.
As Bob Gerard pointed out in his March 13 col-
umn, sometimes users will post rather personal in-
formation, what he correctly called dirty laundry.
"What in the world possesses someone to put
their innermost secrets up on the World Wide Web
for anyone to see?" he asked.
My response would be these people are of the
mind that any publicity is good publicity.
For them, being famous is the same as being
infamous. The idea of people just knowing your
name, whether for a good thing or a bad thing, is
appealing.
However, there are also those like myself who
are more careful about what they post and the pri-
vacy settings on their pages.
While I have my page set to private, which only
allows MySpace users that I've accepted as friends
to view my page, I still thoroughly vet all the con-
tent that my friends see.
I have family members, high school classmates,
former co-workers, former girlfriends, younger.
nieces and nephews on my "friends list" in addition
to friends I actually see and talk with regularly.
I would no more call my high school buddy


come our unique designs.
Sometimes an egg would not
be recovered from the hunt and
remained in its hiding place for
months. One day during the
hot summer, some unlucky kid
would sit, step or fall on it dur-
ing play and squash out its rotten
insides, spewing out the smell
of sulphur. A chorus of other
kids shouted YUCK PEW -
GROSS!
Or worse. Someone would
rind it.and purposefully launch
*,-theoffending.object straight at
another person, hitting them
smack in the backside, plastering
them with the stinky contents.
I think my favorite part of
getting a basket was the coveted
chocolate Easter bunny sealed
in lovely printed foil. It seemed
blasphemous to actually eat such
a beautiful object and I held off
as long as possible, which was
usually late in the afternoon. I al-
ways found it a bit disconcerting
to bite off the head of this choco-
late treat and find it hollow. How
did they do that, I wondered? It
seemed as mysterious as a rabbit
delivering a basket of candy to
me every spring.
I no longer receive Easter bas-
kets, but I love the memories of
finding them on the doorstep.
Maybe if I'm lucky, the Easter
Bunny will find me in Florida
this year.


MySpace okay

and let one of my innermost secrets slip out than I
would post them on the Internet.
For me, MySpace is an easy way to stay in touch
with those I don't get to see very
TOINT often.
OINT oThey may live in another city or
state. I share what's going on with
'RIJNT me, and I get updates on what's
new with them.
DINGTON For instance, I wasn't aware my
guitar-loving friend had joined a
band until he posted something
about a show they were playing.
It happened to be the first show of Death By
Dawn (I think the music is classified as death met-
al) and we drove down to Winter Park that week-
end to see him play.
I also didn't know this same friend was getting
Lasik surgery until he posted something saying
doctors were going to cut into his eyeballs with la-
sers.
It's actually very efficient. I can let all my friends
know something perhaps that I'm happy the Ga-
tors lost to Alabama in the NCAA basketball tour-
nament with a few key strokes. And if they don't
care, they don't have to read it.
Similarly, if I really don't want to look at all 50
pictures of my friend's new baby, I can click on one
before moving onto something else.
And there are a plethora of other uses for
MySpace. Some people sell things or have pages
for their businesses. Some use it to share or pro-
mote their artwork, poetry or music.
The truth is that MySpace is just like any other
community, inside and outside cyberspace. There
is the good, the bad, the ugly; and its up to you to
decide the difference.


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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday, March 20, 2008 Page 4


School board approves mental


health services; new SSN policy


BY KELLEY LANNIGAN
Press Staff
The Baker County School
Board voted during its March 17
meeting to approve a new agree-
ment between the district and
Child Guidance Center, Inc.,
for mental health services to
qualifying ESE students at Mac-
clenny and Westside elementary
schools.
The plan is effective through
the end of June and will be paid
from the Ifidividuals with Dis-
ability Education Act (IDEA)
Grant. Should need for services


extend beyond that period, the
school district has the option
of renewing the agreement on a
month by month basis.
The agreement's services will
include on site services in the
areas of individual therapy, play
therapy, behavioral observations,
social skills training, behavioral
training, parent-student therapy
and counseling.
Mental health support servic-
es for all non-Medicaid eligible
students will be billed at a rate
of $76 hourly and psychiatric
services at a rate of $255 hourly.
In other matters discussed


Social Security fraud leads

to false tax claims by the IRS


Crimes involving theft of So-
cial Security numbers and other
personal identification are plagu-
ing Baker County residents in
increasing numbers, but fraudu-
lent use can also impact your re-
lationship with the Internal Rev-
enue Service.
A 46-year-old Macclenny
woman notified the sheriff's
department on March 10 that
the loss of her Social Security
card years ago may be the rea-
son Uncle Sam now seeks back
taxes from her, her husband and
their son for wages they never
earned.
The woman was recently noti-
fied by IRS she owes taxes and


penalties of $27,580, her husband
$66,277 and the son $56,871 for
wages paid by companies they
never worked for. She also told
police she has had unspecified
problems with fraud since the
card was lost.
IRS suggested she report the
situation to local police as part of
its investigation.
In a second case, a 38-year-
old Macclenny woman told the
sheriff's department she also had
a tax return rejected by the IRS,
likely because someone else is
filing using her Social Security
number.
The government says it will
be looking into that case as well.


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this month, a new policy regard-
ing collection and notification
of Social Security numbers has
been adopted into the district's
policy manual.
Social Security numbers will
be collected from each appli-
cant and employee only when
allowed by law and when neces-
sary for the performance of the
school system's duties and for
the following reasons: identifi-
cation and verification; benefit
processing, data collection, tax
reporting and criminal back-
ground checks.
The school district is required
to notify each applicant and em-
ployee of the reasons an SSI
number is needed.
*Approval was also granted
for a proposal for "Starting
Again, Finishing Great!, an
adult education GED project
in the amount of $10,372. The
source for funding is The Dollar
General Foundation.
Funds will be used to hire a
part-time recruiter to work with
area agencies in identifying and
recruiting eligible adults, the
purchase of GED study guide
materials, additional test materi-
als and fee scholarships for eli-
gible students.
Superintendent Paula Bar-
ton announced that associate su-
perintendent Glenn McKendree
will retire in November. His ca-
reer here as a coach, teacher and
administrator spans 38 years.


County board overrules LPA...


(from page 1)
everyone with this (Five Star)
land," said Commissioner Julie
Combs.
The property owners have no
legal recourse against Five Star,
explained Mr. Dyer's attorney
Guy Norris, because once the
trust no longer exists, there's no
party to sue.
"A land trust is different from
an LLC (limited liability com-
pany)," Mr. Morris said. "It's
not required to register with the
state. It allows for anonymity
about who owns the property."
He added that the sole asset of
the trust is the land, not the as-
sets of the individuals involved.
And once the land is sold, the
trust dissolves.
"We have no one to turn to,"
argued Mr. Lancaster.
The Dyer property consists
of four, 2.5 acre parcels located
northeast of the CANLAN prop-
erty with access through un-
paved private easements coming
off Arnold Rhoden and Noah
Davis Rds.
The lots were non-conform-
ing with respect to the existing
10-acre zoning as well as paving
requirements.
A compromise was reached
on Mr. Dyer's property that
would grant him building per-
mits if the four lots were com-
bined back into a single 10-acre
parcel to conform with zoning.
Then Mr. Dyer could use a fam-
ily lot provision in the code to
divide the property once more
- to get a maximum of two
residential units for Dyer family
members.
The provision provides an ex-
ception to subdivision paving re-
quirements when land is deeded
to family members.
The commission approved
waiving the subdivision rules
and the requirement of the fam-
ily lot provision that says a Dyer
family member would have to


live on the property for at least
five years before being able to
divide it.
Ms. Combs said she voted for
the compromise because it would
result in two homes where four
homes were originally planned.
"It was the density," she said.
Commissioner Gordon Crews
said there was no simple answer
as to why the commission ap-
proved the deal.
"There was a lot of things
in this that weren't black and
white," he said. "Sometimes it's
just the right thing to do."


In other business, the com-
mission approved the following:
Appointment of members to
the re-constituted Tourist Devel-
opment Council. They are Julie
Combs, Tommy Johns, Perry
Hays, Tate Fraser, Jack Baker
Jr., Terry Bradley, John Kennedy
and Jimmy Anderson.
A $212,734 bid award to
Earthworks for resurfacing, wid-
ening and adding a turn lane to
CR 23B. A $193,000 state grant
will be used for most of the proj-
ect while impact fees will cover
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday, March 20, 2008 Page 5


Television weatherman is


living out lifelong passion


BY KELLEY LANNIGAN weather pattern changes much
Press Staff of the country is currently expe-


Mike Buresh, chief meteo-
rologist for CBS47/FOX30 in
Jacksonville, was the featured
speaker at the Baker County Ro-
tary Club meeting March 12.
He passed out weather safety
guides, compliments of his sta-
tion's First Alert Weather
Center, and dem-
onstrated models
of NOAA-ap-
proved portable,
battery powered
radio/television
sets, an item he
says north Florida
residents should
keep readily ac-
cessible in the
home for news
and weather up-
dates in case of
power failure.
Mr. Buresh has
held a fascination
with weather
since his child-
hood in Iowa
when his par-
ents bought him
an anemometer
to measure the
speed of wind
and installed it
in the back yard.
He kept weather
instruments in -
his bedroom
and visited me-
teorologists at Fot 30 Cluef],
local TV sta-
tions. He also
wrote a weekly weather column
for The Toledo Chronicle News-
paper called "Mike's Weather."
Mr. Buresh talked to Rotary
members about global warming
and how it is being implicated
in the rising temperatures and


riencing.
He pointed out that although
global warming is getting a lot
of attention, this cycle of weath-
er patterns has occurred before.
"The '04-'05 hurricane activ-
ity was not the result of global
warming," he said. "If you study
the statistics, the current


IleteoIologisi Mike Buresh speaking at the Rotar
PHOTO BY
weatli-
er patterns are almost identical
to those that took.place in the
1930s, 40s and 50s."
Mr. Buresh reminded his au-
dience that in the 1930s much
of the Midwest was a dustbowl


from the drought conditions pre-
vailing at that time. Across the
country, severe outbreaks of un-
characteristic weather occurred
frequently.
The meteorologist added that
he believes 25 years from now,
what we will see is not continued
warming, but a cooling trend.
He also gave a brief recount
of Hurricane Dora in 1964, the
only hurricane
to date to make
landfall on the
First Coast re-
s gion of Florida,
Specifically
-, Jacksonville.
His presentation
included a pho-
to of President
Lyndon Johnson,
who traveled to
Jacksonville to
view the damage
caused by the
-storm.
"The name
Dora was retired
after that," said
Mr. Buresh. "At
Sthe time it was
the worst hur-
ricane on record
UP j3 Isince such records
S began to be kept
in the late 1800's.
Ni f'! Now of course,
t it's Katrina."
Mr. Buresh
admits predict-
ing the weather
is an inexact sci-
ry meeting ence. Regardless,
KELLEY LANNIGAN
he professes to be
someone who lit-
erally loves his work and consid-
ers himself lucky.
"Weather is always chang-
ing, always challenging. We will
never know everything about it,"
he said.


Grandson is among three arrested for


stealing gmus, mowers from

A grandson and two accom- a witness who had been fishing
plices have been charged with nearby told them a man match-
burglary and theft of two riding ing Mr. Shumate's description
lawn mowers and three firearms had already been there and re-
from two residences off L.E. trieved a rifle from the woods.
Harvey Rd. south of Sanderson Deputy Hilliard then radioed a
on March 14 or 15. description of the vehicle to Sgt.
The thefts were reported that Thomas Dyal, who stopped the
afternoon by Rafus Hodges at Chevrolet pickup and recovered
one residence, and wife Carol at the firearm.
the second one. Mr. Hodges said Mr. Hodges took Deputy Hill-
one of the mowers was taken iard to the location of the other
from a shed, and the rifles from two rifles and they were recov-
a nearby locked tool box. Mrs. ered, as was one of the mowers.
Hodges said the other mower The three suspects were
was parked in her garage and she booked for grand theft and bur-
had used it the previous day. glaries, second and third-degree
Deputy William Hilliard said felonies.
while he was processing the Another home burglary, this
scene at Mrs. Hodges' residence, one back in February and un-
her grandson Michael Hodges, reported, was solved last week
28, arrived in a pickup truck with with the arrest of a father and
two other occupants, Melinda daughter in Columbia County.
Davis, 20, and Coy Shumate, 26, Baker County investigators
both of Sanderson. learned that the suspects, Samuel
The grandson had earlier been Madonia, 42, of Lake City and
named as a possible suspect Jessica Brooks, 21, of Branford
because of past alleged thefts, entered the residence of Roy
and Deputy Hilliard noted the Harvey Jr. on Raul Lane in north
trio gave conflicting stories of Baker County in early February.
their whereabouts the previous
evening. He detained Michael
Hodges and let the others go,
and the grandson then admitted
to taking the property.
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They took a flat screen television
valued at $800 that was later re-
covered, and ajar of loose change
they spent on crack cocaine.
Ms. Brooks told Investiga-
tor David Morgan she drove her
father to the residence off Gum
Swamp Rd., and gave him direc-
tions. The officer then went to
the address where Mr. Harvey
confirmed the items had been
taken. The report did not indicate
why the victim failed to report
the crime.
A 14-year-old male was im-
plicated in a break-in at a rec-
reation cabin owned by Zade
Cowart off SR 121 north of Mac-
clenny between March 8-10. The
boy, who lives nearby, allegedly
entered the building and took 5-6
deer antler racks and an antique
axe. One of the racks and the an-
tique were recovered.
The youth, along with several
accomplices who had established
a "fort" in the nearby woods, will
not be prosecuted at the request
of the owner. They were warned
to stay off the premises.


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Extension office receives grantfor green, shade houses
The long under-utilized greenhouse behind the Ag Center is currently undergoing afacelift. The Baker County Extension Office
received a $7200 Small Farms Grant at the beginning of 2008 to renovate the existing structure that hadfallen into disrepair in
recent years. New fiberglass siding, a new cooling system and fertilizer injector are just some of the upgrades in process. The
North Florida Research and Education Center, part of the Institute of Farming and Agricultural Science based at the Univer-
sity of Florida, also donated materials for an additional shade house as well as the crew to help erect the structure next to the
greenhouse. Both the green and shade houses will be utilized for growing plants and conducting educational programs for master
gardeners and potential small farmers. Above: Jerry Butler and Francisco Silva of NFREC installing frame of shade house.
PHOTO BY KELLEY LANNIGAN



Funeral home intruder caught

A man who was confronted funeral home this month. On have a suspect description in the
by the owner of Guerry Funeral March 3, Mr. Guerry reported theft of an estimated $5000 in
Home in east Macclenny the the theft of an estimated $17,000 jewelry and $70 from the purse
evening of March 16 was later in cash and checks from a safe at a residence off US 90 near
arrested after he fled the scene and brief case stored in the closet Trailridge on March 13.
on foot. of the living quarters. Connie Magnone told Deputy
Several deputies fanned out He told police at the time that Garrett Bennett a female came
in north city neighborhoods fol- the theft may be connected to use to her door about 2:00 that after-
lowing the report by Bill Guerry of the funeral home chapel by a noon claiming she ran out of gas
that he confronted the suspect in church group the previous week- nearby. The victim said she twice
the kitchen area of the funeral end. asked to use a bathroom, and af-
home's living' quarters about Chief investigator Chuck ter helping the female obtain gas
10:00. He chased the male in- Brannan said this week Mr. Da- she g
truder briefly, and saw him flee vis admitted on Monday he was noied he m e missing
north across US 90. the person who was inside and from her purse inside the resi-
Police found a Ford Ranger fled the funeral home. The al- ence,
truck with the keys inside in the leged admission came after he Later, Ms. Magnone noticed
parking lot of the car wash to the failed a lie detector test. police that seven rings, a neck-
east, and its registration matched He denied involvement in the lace and watch were taken from
the name of suspect William Da- earlier theft during which a set of the purse as well.
vis, 31, of Macclenny. He was keys were taken, however. Mr. She described the suspect as
apprehended by Deputy Curtis Brannan said an investigation is a white woman with short blond
Ruise off SR 121 north not long ongoing, and that Mr. Davis had hair, 5'6" between 120-140
afterward. a connection with a onetime em- pounds and driving a red Explor-
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday, March 20, 2008 Page 6


New River adopts reimbursement health plan;


sets eyes on

BY JOEL ADDINGTON
Press Staff
The New River Solid Waste
Association will save about
$33,600 a year in health insur-
ance premiums by switch-
ing to a new Blue Cross-Blue
Shield plan, and is also working
towards generating more rev-
enue by expanding its gas col-
lection system.
The latter is part of long-term
plan to generate power using
methane gas collected from the
landfill and sell it for profit in
the next five to seven years.
The new health insurance
plan that New River landfill's
board of directors approved
March 13 is a health reimburse-
ment account (HRA) plan that
will reduce monthly premiums
by about $2800, which equates
to a monthly savings of roughly
$140 per employee.
"It's a slam dunk," said the
landfill's executive director
Darrell O'Neal. "I think it's


selling offmethane gas for revenue

what we need to do." The new Mr. O'Neal added that New Professor Timothy TowI
plan includes a substantially River has already escrowed heads up the UF bioreactor
higher deductible, though, with $250,000 to comply with fed- ect, which began operati,
the single-employee deduct- eral Title V air emissions regu- 2001 and functions to spe
ible going from $500 to $1500 lations requiring gas collection decomposition of landfill
and the family-deductible from and disposal. A by-product of decompo
$1500 to $3000. "This budgetyear that (expan- is methane gas. And the
However, the tri-county land- sion) won't mean new dollars," that process takes place
fill association, of which Baker said Mr. O'Neal. more gas is released that c
County is a partner, has set aside The board approved forgo- harnessed for energy pr
about $20,000 to assist employ- ing about $50,000 in testing to tion.
ees in paying their deductibles. confirm that the landfill is pro- Mr. Townsend estimate
A gas collection system is during enough emissions to trip landfill could make $1-2 m
already in place at New River Title V thresholds that would per year selling power froi
as part of the University of require expansion of the gas col- process.
Florida's bioreactor project. And election system anyway. Instead In other business during
while expanding the system will the landfill will voluntarily March 13 meeting, the
not save the landfill cash now, comply by expanding the sys- also approved two work (
engineers with Jones Edumnds tem beyond the bioreactor area. for Jones Edumnds: $32,0(
of Gainesville say it could mean "You're very close to the monitoring and another $6
a new revenue stream for the limit," Mr. Laux told the board, in Title V compliance
facility from power generation. "It's more than likely we won't Mr. O'Neal said the monil
Jones Edumnds vice president be able to stay under the 55 tons work amount, which cove
Steve Laux said the expansion per year threshold." last half of the 07-08 fiscal
would cost between $200,000 He said New River will have is 50 percent less than wh
and $250,000. "The market for until August to submit an expan- landfill paid for monitoring
selling landfill gas for energy is sion plan to the Environmental ing the first half of the yea
getting to where it's worth your Protection Agency (EPA) and
while," he said. another ybar for installation.


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Deputiespatrolling drug-rfe west city neighborhoods are


making more drugpossession cases afier stopping vehicles
1.


The passenger in a pickup
truck spotted in a west Macclen-
ny neighborhood known for drug
activity was arrested the evening
of March 15 for felony posses-
sion of crack cocaine.
Donovan Graves, 37, of Glen
St. Mary admitted to Deputy
John Hardin he had three rocks
of crack stashed in the sock on
his right foot. The officer stopped
the 1980 Dodge just after 8:00
because it lacked a license tag
light when observed northbound
on Grisshom St.
The pickup's driver, Sherrie
Padgett, 30, of Jacksonville was
arrested for driving on a license
suspended a dozen times. Anoth-
er passenger was not arrested.
Deputy Hardin said the three
occupants actedd4i~vously'when"
questioned, anrid' Graves ihi-


Pickup is

stolen from

residence in

north city

A Macclenny man reported to
the sheriff's department the theft
of his 2005 Chevrolet pickup
during the day on March 16.
Byron Croft said the truck
was taken from his Miltondale
Rd. residence between 7:00 am-
4:30 pm and he notified Onstar
in an attempt to locate it by satel-
lite tracking.
In other recent police reports
involving vehicles, a patient was
named as the person who tossed
a concrete object through the
passenger window of a parked
1996 Plymouth van at Northeast
Florida State Hospital.
Owner Victoria Gundersen of
Starke reported the damage the
afternoon of March 15. A witness
said she saw the male patient en-
ter the vehicle and take cigarettes
and a lighter.
Someone broke out a window
and damaged a window frame on
a parked 1994 Chevrolet belong-
ing to Ronnie Ellis of Macclen-
ny. He told police the incident
happened overnight March 10
while the vehicle was parked on
MLK Dr.


tially denied using drugs of any
type.
The same deputy made an-
other possession felony case in
the same neighborhood five eve-
nings earlier when he stopped a
1995 Chevrolet driven by Mat-
thew McMahan, 28, of Sander-
son at Lowder St. and the CSX
railroad.
The officer said he followed
the vehicle after it failed to stop
at Minnesota and Lowder, and
later found three hydrocodone
pills for which Mr. McMahan
did not have a prescription. He
initially told the officer both the
drugs and vehicle belonged to a
girlfriend. The Chevrolet is reg-
istered in his name.
Mr. .McMahan was also
charged with failure to stop at a
sign and possession of prescrip-
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Joshua Cuevas, 20, of Mac-
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plastic baggie of the drug in
a pants pocket the evening of
March 11.
The suspect is also charged
with speeding and five other
traffic-related offenses after at-.
tempting to run from the officer
in his 1995 Ford pickup. The
deputy said Mr. Cuervas nearly
lost control of the truck several
times running stop signs and tak-
ing turns at a high rate of speed.
He estimated the pickup was go-
ing 65 in a 25 mph zone on sev-
eral streets on Macclenny's west
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Guernsey, 29, of Glen was
charged with driving without
a license as an habitual traffic
offender after Deputy Darrin
Whitaker chased his speeding
2006 Chevrolet pickup from
US 90 over several blocks to his
Clinton St. address.
The arrest occurred shortly af-
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infant car seat check March 26
from 10:00 am-1:00 pm on the
property off Lowder St. in Mac-
clenny.
Earl Hodges, a certified car
seat installation technician, will
perform the service. Call 259-
8267 ext. 2254 or 2255.


GOP meeting
The monthly meeting of the
Baker County Republican Party
will begin at 7:00 pm on Tues-
day, April 2 at the Republican
Headquarters, 24 South College
St. in Macclenny.
All local Republicans are
invited to attend. For more in-
formation, call Don Marshall at
259-9668.


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Domestic violence arrest ofhusband;

complaint against his estranged wife


An estranged husband was
arrested for allegedly attacking
his pregnant wife and slicing the
tires of her vehicle with a box
cutter the morning of March 13.
Timothy Paige, 39, of Mac-
clenny was booked for aggravat-
ed battery (domestic violence)
and criminal mischief following
the incident off Faith Temple
Church Rd. near Sanderson
about 9:00 am.
Mr. Paige denied when ques-
'tioned by Deputy Gavin Sweat
striking wife Mazy, 35, after find-
ing her vehicle at the residence of
her ex-husband. Mr. Paige said
he drove to the neighborhood af-
ter speaking to his wife by phone
,earlier that morning, and told the
officer Mrs. Paige had been vis-
iting him at his Macclenny resi-
dence even though they had sep-
arated. He denied striking her.
The wife said she was in the
process of seeking a divorce, and


that she and Mr. Paige argued
during the phone call. When she
attempted to halt the tire slashing,
Mrs. Paige said she was shoved
against the vehicle. She admitted
then striking her husband in self-
defense, and he sustained a small
cut on the face.
Deputy Sweat said he would
file a criminal complaint for bat-
tery against the wife, who said
she is four months pregnant and
on leave from Baker Correction-
al Institution.
In other cases, a complaint
alleging domestic violence was
filed against Terry Stokes, 23,
for allegedly grabbing and push-
ing estranged wife Dawn, 23, to
the ground during an altercation
at her residence off Woodlawn
Park Pl. late on March 15.
Both Ms. Stokes and a wit-
ness told Deputy John Hardin
that Mr. Stokes was intoxicated
and threw objects at her before


Glen man 'loses it'andtosses

beer can at ex-girriends car

before stalkingarrest near Glen
SAn Glen St. Mary man was ar- 21, of Glen was arrested for dis-
rested during the early morning orderly intoxication after she
hours of March 15 and charged became belligerent when ques-
with chasing a vehicle driven by tioned by Deputy Mike Hauge,
his ex-girlfriend and tossing a who found her lying in a ditch
beer can at it in an attempt to get off US 90 near Margaretta.
her to stop. Ms. Stokes gave the officer
Deputy Tony Norman said her name and said she had been
he arrested Gary Dugger, 20, in an altercation with an ex-boy-
after stopping him in his 1999 friend. The incident occurred
Chevrolet pickup off US 90 just about 10:30 pm on March 13.
west of Glen about 2:40. He was A criminal complaint charg-
responding to a reckless driv- ing trespass will be filed against
ing call north of Sanderson, and Darrell Perry, 29, of Glen for al-
spotted the pickup and a Pontiac legedly entering the residence of
being driven by Caytlin Crews, estranged wife Ashley, 28, off
20, near Margaretta. Laurel Ct. in Macclenny dur-
Ms. Crews said Mr. Dugger ing the day March 10. Ms. Perry
had been harassing her during summoned police when a rela-
the two weeks since she broke tive discovered her vehicle had
.Off their relationship, and that been taken from the premises.
morning he turned around after
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and threw a beer can at her vehi- 8:00 pm
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grabbing her and twice pushing
her down. The suspect admitted
to the first allegation, but denied
the second.
A 16-year-old son was ar-
rested the afternoon of March 16
and charged with attacking his
9-year-old brother during a do-
mestic disturbance, at their resi-
dence off Lincoln Ave. in Glen
St. Mary.
The victim told Deputy Erik
Deloach he was sent to his broth-
er's room to retrieve a stereo.
The sheriff's department was
advised on March 14 of a miss-
ing patient at Northeast Florida
State Hospital.
Hospital security reported Jo-
seph Wilson, 56, was last seen
about 5:00 that afternoon, and
had not been located by 8:30 that
evening. He was wearing green
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The Tri-County private appli-
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will be held on March 31, 2008
from 8:30 am until 5:00 pm at
the Bradford County Extension
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who want to obtain the private
pesticide applicator license from
the Florida Department of Agri-
culture and Consumer Services.
This program will review the
training manuals: applying pes-
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They will be used as part of the
class and are available at the ex-
tension office at a cost of $15 for
both.
The cost for program materi-
als and refreshments is $5 per
person. Reservations are required
by calling the Baker County Ex-
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Driver in fatal 2005 DUI accident



pleads; like to get 10 years in April

A Sanderson man is set for Florida Highway Patrol said Mr. uary 17, 2006.
sentencing on April 7 for the Kaeck, who had a prior convic- In circuit court this wet
drunk driving death of a passen- tion for drunk driving, attempted Judge Phyllis Rosier ordered
ger in an accident north to toss containers of al- two-year drug offender probe
of Macclenny more 7 cohol away from the tion for Joyce M. Hodges in
than two years ago. Saturn and asked oth- turn for her no contest plea


Caleb Scott Kaeck,
22, is expected to get
ten years added to the
five-year term he is
currently serving at
Baker Correctional
for violating probation
in an earlier DUI. He
pleaded no contest last
month to DUI man
slaughter, a second-
degree felony, and in Mr- ~
return the state agreed
to drop charges of DUI causing
serious personal injury and tam-
pering with evidence,
Mr. Kaeck was at the wheel
of a speeding l')kX Saturn when
it crossed a double center line
to pass another vehicle on CR
23A and slammed head-on into a
pickup truck. The impact killed
passenger Philip Middleton, 20,
and injured the pickup driver.
Following the accident, the


ers to remove a cooler
from the vehicle.
The term of his pres-
ent sentence at BCI is
expected to expire Oc-
tober, 2009, according
to DOC records, and
assistant state attorney
Mel Bessinger said last
week the plea deal calls
eck for Mr. Kaeck to serve
the ten years after that.
The case languished in circuit
court following the defendant's
arrest in June of 2006 due to a
number of procedural matters,
including a motion by defense
counsel David Dearing of Jack-
sonville to void the results of a
blood test that determined Mr.
Kaeck had a alcohol mark of
.093 that night. The motion was
never heard.
The accident occurred on Jan-


Mr. Burnett Mrs. Wood

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Bank of Florida when it opens a new Macclenny location on April 1. Dana Wood
(left) will be market manager at the local branch, the seventh of the banks founded
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accounts, customer service and lending departments. At right is Andy Burnett, who
is joining First Federal as a mortgage 'iriginator. He has six years in the Southtrust/
Wachovia system in the same areas, and is a graduate of UNF in finance'with an
MBAfrom the University of Florida. The new bank is on South 6th.
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auto.
The defendant was adjudged
guilty and ordered to in-patient
treatment for drug abuse.
Troy A. Stewart will serve a
seven-month term in county jail
after pleading no contest to pos-
session of cocaine. Judge Rosier
revoked and terminated an earlier
probation, and he will get credit
for 26 days already served.
Tammy M. Mercer was
placed on probation for one year
after pleading to reduced charges
of misdemeanor criminal mis-
chief. She was also ordered to
pay $10,549 restitution.


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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 ARE NOTIFIED THAT:
All persons on whom this notice is served, who have
objections that challenge the validity of the will, the
qualifications of the personal 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 deceqent, and d6her persons hav-
ingclaims 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 OF THIS 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
COUNTYFLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION
IN RE: Estate of
FILE NO. 02-2008-CP-06
MARK ROBERT WRIGHT,
Deceased
NOTICE TO CREDITORS


The administration of the estate of MARK ROB-
S ERT WRIGHT, deceased, whose date of death was
October 30, 2007, is pending in the Circuit Court for
BAKER County, Florida, Probate Division, the ad-
dress of which is 339 E. Macclenny, FL 32063. The
names and addresses of the personal representa-
tive and the personal representative's attorney 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
I THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate must file their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME
PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF
THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
e NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET
S FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS
"IS! OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.


The date of first publication of this notice is
March 13, 2008.
Attorney for Personal Representative:
DANIEL W. DOBBINS
Florida Bar No. 0263176
DANIEL W. DOBBINS, P.A.
1330 Thomasville Road
Tallahassee, FL 32303
Telephone: (850) 222-1910
Fax: (850) 224-2666
Personal Representative:
Deborah D. Zurschmiede
1419 Avondale Way
Tallahassee, FL 32317
3/13-20


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
SUNTRUST MORTGAGE INC,
Plaintiff,
CASE NO.: 02-2007-CA-0164
vs. DIVISION:
HUNT O. WITHEY, et al,
Defendant(s).

NOTICE OF ACTION
TO:
HUNT 0. WITHEY
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 8073 US 90 WEST
GLEN SAINT MARY, FL
32040
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING
BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HERE-
IN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS) WHO ARE
NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER
SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTER-
EST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
OR OTHER CLAIMANTS
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
I \Y'OU'-ARNOTIFIEEtli(ta'i ctlht6-foreclose -
a Imortgpae on,the, following property in BAKER. .n
County, Florida:
A PARCELOF LAND LYING AND BEING IN
SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE
21 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND
BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED
AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTH-
EAST CORNER OF THE WEST 1/2 OF THE
SOUTHWEST 1/4 OFTHE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF
SECTION 35, AND RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES
35 MINUTES 14 SECONDS WEST, ALONG
THE NORTH LINE OF THE WEST 1/2 OF THE
SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4,
25.00 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 21 DEGREES
47 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST, 451.40
FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE
PARCEL OF LAND HEREIN DESCRIBED; RUN
THENCE SOUTH 24 DEGREES 08 MINUTES
12 SECONDS EAST, 260.80 FEET, MORE OR
LESS TO THE NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY
LINE OF U.S. HIGHWAY NO. 90; THENCE
SOUTH 66 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 46 SEC-
ONDS WEST, ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY
LINE, 175.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 24
DEGREES 08 MINUTES 12 SECONDS EAST,
260.80 FEET; THENCE NORTH 66 DEGREES
26 MINUTES 46 SECONDS EAST, 175.00 FET
TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. SUBJECT TO
EASEMENT FOR THE PUBLIC ROAD OVER
AND ACROSS THE EAST 25 FEET THEREOF,
ALSO KNOW AS PARCEL 28.
has been filed against you and you are required to
serve a copy of your written defenses within 30
days after the first publication, if any, on Florida
Default Law Group, P.L.; Plaintiff's attorney, whose
address is 9119 Corporate Lake Drive, Suite 300,
Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the original with this
Court either before service on Plaintiff's attorney or
immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be
entered against you for the relief demanded in the
Complaint or petition.
This notice shall be published once each week
for two consecutive weeks in the The Baker County
Press.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on
this 5th day of March, 2008.


Invoice to & Copy to:
Florida Default Law Group, PL.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F07047215
SUNTRUST-VA-R-abiven
3/13-20


Al Fraser
Clerk of the Court
By: Jamie Crews
As Deputy Clerk


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 Hair dynamics, 6924 East
Mount Vernon Street Suite 106, Glen St. Mary,
FI 32040 and the extent of the interest of each is
as follows:
NAME EXTENT OF INTEREST
Tara A. Griffis 100%
Tara Griffis
Signature
STATE OF FLORIDA
COUNTY OF BAKER
Sworn to and subscribed before me this 17 day of
March, 2008.
Al Fraser
Clerk of Court
Baker County, Florida
By: Katie R. Kennedy
As Deputy Clerk
3/20
HIGGINBOTHAM'S TOWING & RECOVERY
P.O. BOX 1120, US 90 WEST
GLEN ST. MARY, FL. 32040-1120
Phone (904) 259-4375 FAX (904) 259-6146
The following vehicle will be sold at public
auction April 04, 2008 at 10:00 am, at Higginbo-
tham's Towing & Recovery, US 90 West, Glen St.
Mary, FL. 32040.
1998 Ford Contour
ID #IFAFP6637WK199755
1993 Buick 4 door
ID #IG4NJ54N4PC254546
3/20


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; FL33550
You are notified that an action has 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 fail 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 LCaw 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 dismissal or strik-
ing of pleadings.


Dated: March 6, 2008


Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Sherri Dugger
Deputy Clerk


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR BAKER COUNTY,
FLORIDA, CIVIL DIVISION

CASE NO. 022007CA000046XXXXXX

HSBC BANK USA N.A. AS TRUSTEE
ON BEHALF OF ACE SECURITIES CORP.
HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST AND FOR
THE REGISTERED HOLDERS OF ACE
SECURITIES CORP. HOME EQUITY LOAN
TRUST 2007-HE1 ASSET BACKED PASS-
THROUGH CERTIFICATES.
Plaintiff,
vs.
MARSHA JONES, etal
Defendants.


NOTICE OF SALE
PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45

Notice is hereby given pursuant to an Or-
der or Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure
dated March 11, 2008, and entered in Case No.
022007CA000046XXXXXX of the Circuit Court in
and for Baker County, Florida, wherein HSBC Bank
USA N.A. As Trustee on behalf of ACE Securities
Corp. Home Equity Loan Trust and for the regis-
tered holders of ACE Securities Corp. Home Equity
Loan Trust 2007-HE1 Asset Backed Pass-Through
Certificates is Plaintiff and Marsha Jones; William
K. Jones; Unknown Tenant No. 1; unknown Tenant
No. 2 and all unknown parties claiming interests
by, through, under or against a named defendant to
this action, of having or claiming to have any right,
title or interest in the property herein described, as
Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash at the front door of the Baker County Court-
house, 339 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL
32063 at Baker County, Florida at 11:00 am on the
15th day of April, 2008, the following described
property as set forth in said order or Final Judg-
ment, to-wit:

The south /2 of lots 3 and 4, block 68,
Town of Macclenny,. as per plat thereof re-
corded in deed book D, page 800 of public
records of Baker County, Florida.

Any person claiming an interest in the surplus
from the sale, if any, other than the property owner
as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim
within 60 days after the sale.

In accordance with the American with Disabili-
ties Act of 1990, persons needing special accom-
modation to participate in this proceeding should
contact the Clerk of the Court not later than five
business days prior to the proceeding at the Baker
County Courthouse. Telephone 904-259-3121 or 1-
800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service.

Dated at Macclenny, Florida on March 12, 2008.

Al Fraser
As Clerk, Circuit Court
by: Jamie Crews
As Deputy Clerk
Smith, Hiatt & Diaz, P.A.
Attorney for Plaintiff
P.O. Box 11438
Fort Lauderdale, FLa 33339-1438
Telephone 954-564-0071
3/20-27


M&S MINI-STORAGE
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 21, 2008, at noon to pay
back rent. Tenant has up until the time of the sale
to satisfy back rent.
Unit #44 Robin Ruise
Unit #61 Katrina Roberts
Unit #62 Earl Sine
Unit #65 Cynthia Shivalive
Unit #77 Subway

3/13-20
City of Macclenny seeks qualified
bidders to submit bid for
NEW CONCEPT PRODUCTS CP2000T
AIR BURNER
Or
Air Burner, LLC T-200 as equivalent

STANDARD SPECIFICATION.
20' CONTINUOUS AIR NOZZLE
COLD TEMPERATURE START
vArJDAL PROOF ENrCLOSUiRE
STArHOMETER AIlO HOUR MT" ETP.
XTRA HIGH PRESSURE & AIR VOLUME
LESS THAN 1.3 GALLONS PER HOUR FUEL
USAGE
SLOW NOISE FAN
EXCESS OF10 HOUR RUN TIME FUEL
CAPACITY
3 CYLINDER AIR COLD DIESEL ENGINE
INSTRUCTIONAL VIDEO ON USE & SET UP
HEAVY DUTY COMPUTER DESIGNED AIR
3,300 LB TRAVEL WEIGHT DISTRIBUTION
SYSTEM
Above are CP-2000T Specifications
Air Burners LLC, T-200 will be accepted as a sub-
stitute.
F.O.B./TERM
DELIVERED AND SET UP WITH IN 60 DAYS
1 YEAR FACTORY WARRANTY INCLUDED

Bid Price:

Send Bids on April 10, 2008 by 12:00 P.M.
Send bids to:
CITY OF MACCLENNY
ATTENTION: Mr. GERALD DOPSON
118 E. MACCLENNY AVENUE
MACCLENNY, FLORIDA 32063-2195

3/20

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 02-2007-DR-325
Cynthia Hartzog
Petitioner,
And
Roy Hartzog
Respondent.
NOTICE OF ACTION FOR
DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
TO: Roy Hartzog
Unknown
You are notified that an action has been filed
against you and that you are required to serve a copy
of your defenses, if any, to it on Cynthia Hartzog,
548 W. Minnesota Avenue, Macclenny, Florida, 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 fail 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 dismissal or strik-
ing of pleadings.


Dated: March 14, 2008


3/20-4/10


Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Sherri Dugger
Deputy Clerk


3/6-27


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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday, March 20, 2008 Page 9


Fashions old and new; entertainment are


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Summerwedding
Jason Robert Jager and Kar-
en Balkcom Carter are happy to
announce their engagement that
took place March 16. Karen is
the mother of Jarred, Kameron
& Kristyn.
Summer wedding plans are
being made at the home of Kar-
en's parents.


Our princess is turning 5!
Happy Birthday,
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Love,
Mom, Randy, Nana,
Papa, Brooke, and Alex

pf'appy 5th Birthday
,,to our slugger!


Born March 6th
Jenifer and Richard Kuku-
cka of Macclenny are pleased to
announce the birth of daughter
Allison Joanna Brooke Kuku-
cka on March 6, 2008 at Carl R.
Darnall Army Medical Center at
Fort Hood, Texas. Allison was
born at 9:05 am and weighed
6 lbs, 1 oz. She was 19 inches
long.
She joins older brother Rich-
ard Edmund Kukucka III and
sister Emily Christine Gaye Ku-
kucka. Her Paternal Grandpar-
ents are Richard and Betty Ku-
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Year Tami Harvey. Short in-
termissions were held between
program segments during which
drawings for prizes took place.
Members of the Baker County
4-H Art and Culture Club as-


University Seminoles scoring
the winning point in a game.
The highlight of the travel
'segment was a masterful piano
rendition of Beethoven's "Moon-
light Sonata" played by Baker


The young man in the fitted
lavender suit walked confidently
to the front of the stage. Hold-
ing a sign on which was written
a single word in large, decora-
tive script, he stood very still
so everyone in the
audience could read
its message: WEL-
COME.
Thus began the
program portion of a
spring fashion show
sponsored by the
GFWC Macclenny
Women's Club held
at its Fifth Street
clubhouse March 8.
The event raised
over $2000 for proj-
ects the organization
helps fund such as
Special Olympics,
Take Stock in Chil-
dren, scholarships for
college-bound Baker
County High School
seniors and the Keller
Intermediate school
annual short story Bi
writing contest.
"We just couldn't
get over the response
from the community in support-
ing this event," said show orga-
nizer and women's club member
Trilby Crews.
Over 30 models, male and
female, children and adults, par-
ticipated in the show divided
into Sports and Travel, The Eas-
ter Parade and Down Memory
Lane.
Most models were volunteers
from the community, with sever-
al special guests featured such as


sisted in handing out gift baskets
and savings bonds donated by
local business supporters. Em-
ily Taber, 93, was recognized for
her role in establishing the Em-
ily Taber Public Library in Mac-
clenny.
A unique feature was the fo-
cus on entertainment as well
as fashion. During Sports and
Travel, which was announced
by member Flo Holloway, her
daughter Shelly Neri performed
an aerobic dance to the song
"YMCA" by the Village People.
Graison Cain, a fifth grader
at Keller Intermediate and win-
ner of the 2007-08 short story
contest sponsored by the club,
modeled a black and yellow lit-
tle league football uniform. His
grandmother Marsha Williams
gave a readlng.o, hiswiniwing


County High School student
Alexandre Evdokimov, who is a
native of Russia.
The beautiful dresses and
hats showcased during The Eas-
ter Parade were introduced by
Alice Faye Sinclair. Each model
wore a new outfit from her own
wardrobe selected for. the occa-
sion. Before the ladies graced
the stage, young Emily Orender,
impersonating the rabbit from
Lewis Carroll's "Alice in Won-
derland," ran across the stage,
down through the audience and
out the front door shouting "I'm
late! I'm late! For a very impor-
tant date!"
Down Memory Lane featured
many costumes from the past as
well as vintage fashions and was
narrated by Cheryl Lunn, cur-
rent club president.


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March 8

Vintage wedding gowns stole
the show during this segment
of the program. Brooklyn Ben-
nett wore a silk organza A-line
gown with a chapel-length train,
fingerless lace opera gloves and
a spectacular cathedral train
which stretched the entire length
of the stage.
S The ensemble was
l originally worn by her
aunt, Julie Rowe and then
by her mother Patricia,
Mrs. Gregory Bennett.
The younger Ms. Bennett
plans to wear the dress on
her wedding day, keeping
it a family tradition.
To spotlight the lovely
wedding attire, Marlene
Murch, a Macclenny
art teacher and former
professional singer, per-
formed a lovely version of
"When I Fall In Love."
Bobbie Sue Rowe
modeled an historic dress
from the Heritage Park
milliner shop exhibit
and Keller Intermedi-
ate librarian Kay Force
dressed up as Mother
ANNIGAN
Goose.
One of the most inter-
esting costumes from the
past was worn by Kay Trawick,
owner of The Local Needle
knitting shop in downtown Mac-
clenny.
The colonial period outfit
consisted of a long skirt, waist-
coat, under-dress that doubled as
a nightgown, kerchief, apron and
a large separate "pocket" worn
outside the skirt. The pocket's
embroidery advertised a wom-
an's needlework skills and when
worn visibly over the apron, let
potential male suitors know she
was available for courting.
"We want to thank everyone
that participated, contributed
and attended the show," said Ms.
Crews. "It was a wonderful suc-
cess."


rooklyn Bennett models the wedding gown and cathedral veil handed down in her family.
PHOTOS BY KELLEY L









THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday, March 20, 2008 Page 10


-Obituaries


Elsie Crews dies

after long illness
Elsie Crews, 77, of Sander-
son died March 15, 2008 at the
Frank Wells Nursing home after
an extended illness. Mrs. Crews
was a lifelong resident of Baker
County and the daughter of the
late James Walter and Thelma
Wilson Crews. She was a home-
maker and was raised by Charlie
and Alma Wilson Raulerson.
Survivors include sister Lula
Mae Payne of Macclenny; niece
and caretaker Marlynn Harvey
of Sanderson; step-brothers and
sisters Shirley, Diane, Jimmy,
Michael and Sharon; many niec-
es and nephews.
The funeral service was Tues-
day, March 18 in the chapel of
Guerry Funeral Home with Rev.
Billy Crews officiating. Inter-
ment followed at the Moniac
Cemetery.

Crews thanks
The family of R.C. Crews
would like to thank everyone for
their outpouring of care and love
during the loss of our loved one.
The prayers, visits, flowers and
food during our time of sorrow
were just overwhelming. R.C.
would have been pleased to see
such love and care shown to his
family on his behalf.
We would especially like to
thank Rev. David Thomas and
Christian Fellowship Temple,
Rev. Tommy Anderson and
Road to Calvary for the beauti-
ful service, and Todd Ferreira
and his staff for their services.
Please continue to keep our
family in your prayers. May
God bless each of you who were
so kind to our family during this
sad time.


MACCLENNY
CHURCH OF CHRIST
573 S. 5th St. 259-6059
Sunday Bible Study 9:45 am
Fellowship 10:30 am 11:00 am
SWorship Services
; .' 4 11:00 am
Sund, Bib, l SWed. Bible Study
7:30 pm
Minister
S Sam F. Kitching


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


Alvin R. Hughes

dies March 16
Alvin Roderick Hughes, 20,
of Sanderson died March 16,
2008 in a traffic accident. Mr.
Hughes was a graduate of Bak-
er Coun-
ty High
School's
class of
2007. He
was a var-
sity football
player and
won numer-
ous awards
including
Player of
The Game.
He is pre- Mr. Hughes
ceded in
death by grandparents Marga-
ret Lee Hughes, Neanette Gar-
rie Mae Givens and Edward
Hughes.
Surviving family members
include loving parents Alvin
and Lavara Hughes; sister La-
trice Givens; brother Terrel
Lamar Hughes; grandfather
Luke Ruise, godmother Barbara
Paige; nieces Shomariana and
Laniyah Wilcox, a host of aunts,
uncles, cousins and many dear
friends.
The family will receive
friends Friday, March 21 from
6-8:00 pm at Faith Temple
Church of God In Christ, and a
Celebration of Life will be held
Saturday March 22 at 1:00 pm
at the Baker County Middle
School Auditorium with Min-
ister Tarrece Givens officiating.
Interment will be at Quitman
Cemetery. The arrangements
are by Combs Funeral Home of
Lake City.


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First Baptist Church
of Sanderson
CR 229 S., Sanderson FL
Sunday School ....... 10:00 am
Sun. Morning Worship 11:00 am
Sun. E\ ening Worship .6:00 pm
Wed. Eve. Bible Study ..7:00 pm
AWANA Wed. Night.. 7:00 pm
Pastor Bob Christmas
http://www.fbcofsanderson.org

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 r


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


Ms. Lagomasino,

an accident victim
Lucinda Marie Lagomasino,
25, of Tallahassee died Friday,
March 14, 2008 in a traffic ac-
cident. Ms. Lagomasino was
born in Great Falls, MT to Car-
los Lago-
masino and
Janis Boel-
man Lago-
masino on
January 24,
1983. Lu-
cinda grew
up in Chote-
au, Cascade
and Lin-
coln, MT.
She attend-
ed Rocky Ms. Lagomasino
Mountain
College in Billings, the Uni-
versity of Alaska, Anchorage,
lorida Coastal University and
Florida State School of Law.
She enjoyed basketball, fishing,
hunting, reading and traveling.
She was predeceased by her
grandfather Hector A. Lagoma-
sino.
Survivors include her mother
Janis B. Lagomasino of Roch-
ester, MN; father Carlos and
his wife, Kathy Lagomasino of
Kenai, AL; brother Luke Lago-
masino and his fiance Leah of
Madison, WI; maternal grand-
parents Clarence and Mary Ann
Boelman of Phoenix, AZ; pater-
nal grandmother Maria Lago-
masino of Coral Gables, FL;
maternal grandmother Marjorie
Boelman of Austin, MN; neph-
ew Elijah Lagomasino of Madi-
son; numerous aunts, uncles,
cousins and her beloved black
lab "Max." She will be loved
and remembered by many for-
ever.
The funeral service was held
on March 18 at 4:00 pm at V.
Todd Ferreira Funeral Services
in Macclenny. Visit www.vtodd-
ferreira.com to sign the family's
guest book.

Family thanks
We would like to thank all of
you for the flowers, food, cards,
.'players, and caring thoughts.
A ,special,,thanls,to Brother
Donnie Williams, Brother Tom-
my Ledford, Glen Friendship
Tabernacle, Mr. Frank and Judy
McCullough, Kathy Waldo, the
Backyard Bluegrass Band, Todd
Ferriera and staff, and many
other special friends.
THE MARK COLLINGWOOD FAMILY


Senior Pastor
David Thomas
2594940


Madonna Mayhew
service March 21
Madonna McCray Mayhew,
48, died March 12, 2008. She
was preceded in death by her
father, Tommie McCray, broth-
ers Tommie McCray Jr., Johnny
McCray
and Joseph
McCray;
sister Betsy
McCray
and son
Cameron
McCray.
Survivors
include
loving hus-
band Walter
Mayhew
Jr.; sons
Christopher Mrs. Mayhew
Thomas and
Walter Mayhew III; daughter
Shamika Fullwood (Edward),
loving mother Hilda McCray;
grandchildren Ashaunte King,
Emerald Christian, Alanis
Morris, Sariah and Rhyan
Thomas; sisters Mildred Toby,
Martha Thompson, Sonya
Perkins (Lester), Mae Barton,
Wanda McCray (Nathaniel),
Josephine Hilliard and Theola
Parker (Sam); brothers Ervin
McCray, Dwight McCray
(Sharon) and Russell McCray;
aunt Viola Stuart; uncle Jacob
King; sisters-in-law Dorothy
Bailey, Josephine Beebe (Jim),
Beatrice and Betris; brothers-
in-law Richard Mosley, Freddie
and Aaron Mayhew; a host of
nieces, nephews, cousins and
friends.
The service will be held
Friday, March 21 at 10:00 am
at the Greater Church of God
by Faith, 2434 Old Middleburg
Road.
Mrs. Mayhew will rest at
Harris Mortuary Thursday,
March 20 from 5-8:00 pm and
in the church from 8:30 am
until the hour of the service.
Interment will be in the Old
Quitman Cemetery, Sanderson.


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Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7:00 PM


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Private service for

Margaret Murphins
Margaret Steinmeyer Mur-
phins, 91, of Macclenny, died
March 17, 2008. Mrs. Murphins
was born in Audubon, NJ to
Ernest H.
Steinmeyer
and Mary
Steinmeyer
l'S on March
S 21, 1916.
worked as
a figure
clerk in the
insurance
industry
for numer-
Mrs. Murphins ous years
before retir-
ing in 1978. She lived in Baker
County the past 20 years after
moving up from Hollywood.
Mrs. Murphins loved spend-
ing time with her children,
grandchildren, great-grandchil-
dren and family. She was an avid
reader and enjoyed working jig-
saw and crossword puzzles, but
her favorite pastime was spend-
ing time at the beach. She was
predeceased by her husband of
36 years, H. Thomas Murphins,
daughter Peg Tuppeny and
great-grandson Bryce Collin
Thompson.
Surviving family members
include children Tom Murphins
(Joan) of Port St. Lucie, Genni
Denney of Jacksonville and Bill
Murphins (Karen) of Ocala;
nine grandchildren, nine great-
grandchildren and nieces and
nephews.
The family plans a private
memorial service at a later date.
The arrangements are under
direction of V. Todd Ferreira
Funeral Services. Visit www.
vtoddferreira.com to sign the
family's guest book.
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Garrett S. Harris
3/23/86-2/14/07
Happy 22nd birthday son. We
miss and love you more ev-
ery day that passes. We miss
laughing at the crazy things
you would do. Miss making you
your favorite...chocolate pie
with graham cracker crust in
a big casserole dish, that you
hated to share with anyone but
you did.
LOVING YOU ALWAYS,
MOM, DAD, KAYLA, SAMANTHA, JUSTIN
AND KENNY


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In Loving Memory
of
A.D. (Buckey) Van Doran
7/19/24-3/10/98
There is a bridge of memories
From here to heaven above.
That keeps you very close to us.
It is called the bridge of love.
As time goes on without you
And the days turn into years,
They hold ten thousand memo-
ries and a million silent tears.
It has been ten years without
you. The heartaches never go
away, we truly wish with all our
hearts that you were here with
us today.'
ALWAYS IN OUR HEARTS!
YOUR WIFE DORIS,
CHILDREN AND GRANDCHILDREN

In Loving Memory
of
Clarence Bennett Jr.
12/27/51-3/20/06
"Gone but not forgotten".

LASHEILE BENNETT AND GRANDKIDS


Dugger thankyou
The family of Pat (Joe) Dug-
ger would like to express our
gratitude to everyone for the
many acts of kindness shown
to our family during the loss of
our mother. Maybe you cooked
or brought by food, sent flow-
ers, called, sent a card or email,
made a donation to Hospice, said
a prayer or came by to share a
hug. Please know that your car-
ing gesture gave us strength and
helped us to endure during this
trying time.
We would also like to ex-
press our thanks and gratitude
to the Macclenny Fire Depart-
ment, Baker County Rescue,
Baker County Sheriff's Office,
Hospice Acosta Rue Care Cen-
ter, Pastor Shane Smith-Soul's
Harbor Church of God and it's
Ladies Auxiliary, Todd Ferriera
Funeral Home and staff, Frank
Taylor, City of Macclenny em-
ployees, Jeanette Murphy, Mar-
tin Cole, Brian Burnsed family,
and many more.
We would also like to send
a special thanks to Jean Jones,
Joey and Eva Mathis and Stacy
Mills for your friendship and
kindness shown to mom over
the years and to the family dur-
ing our loss.
SINCERELY,
DAVID BACON, VICKIE TANNER,
BUDDY DUGGER AND SHIRLEY DUGGER


The Greatest Story
On a hill far away stood an old
rugged cross,
Jesus died for our sins so our souls
wouldn't be lost.
The pains He felt no one knows,,
They put nails in His hands and His
feet,
They pierced His side with a spear,
The blood and water flowed.
This isn't just a story,
It really happened 2000 years ago.
They took Him off the cross and
placed Him in an empty tomb.
They placed guards to watch him.
They remembered that Jesus said,
"On the third day I will rise again."
They found the tomb empty, and the
stone rolled away.
And the greatest story ever told
happened on Easter Sunday.
Happy Easter
Shirley Harvey

Extends thanks
The Lois Dowling family
would like to extend its thanks
to everyone for the love, food,
flowers, visits and cards during
the loss of my mother.
I would like to express my
special thanks to Calvary Bap-
tist Church members. Thanks
to Brother Donnie Williams for
the message; Pat Conner, Ter-
rie Dykes, Gayle Holman, Greta
Elledge and Brother Donnie for
the ministry of music.
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Yard sale, safety

day at Station 40
The Taylor fire station (Sta-
tion 40) is hosting a commu-
nity-wide yard sale and fire pre-
vention day on Saturday, April 5
from 9:00 am-1:00 pm.
Do your spring cleaning and
reserve a spot by calling Nancy
Oliver at 259-7061.
Find some great deals at the
sale and enjoy a free hot dog
and chips while you learn help-
ful tips to keep your home and
property safe from fire.


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3/25/86-2/14/07


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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS, Thursday, March 20, 2008 Page 12


Sports_


BCHS varsity softball team: front'row (l-r) Jessi Nunn, Brittany Hansen, Ashley Curry, Ashley Tracy, Heather North; (back)
Coach Cheryl Nunn, Coach Ashley Rodgers, Cami Craig, Jordan Hand, Krista Smith, Tiffany Smith, Kristen Wilkinson, Caitlin
Griffis, Ashley Holton, Bridget Williams, Heather High, Coach Franklin Griffis.


Lady Cat softball team posts


wins;

The Lady Wildcats goi
tet of wins last week, bi
key district matchup witt
ua Santa Fe that could h
them in the driver's seat
district lead. They help
cause with a pair of wi
district foe Bradford and
feated Yulee and Ed Whi
The Lady Cats star
week the way they had
the previous one, with a
over district competition
Cats defeated the Bradfc
nadoes 5-3 March 10 on 1
in Starke.
Baker High had to con
behind to defeat Bradfo
the Tornadoes jumped c
2-1 lead at the end of 1
inning. The.Cats' run c
dramatic fashion after
Holton lashed a triple ai
ley Curry brought her hoi
a single.
, The Cats struck back
taking the lead in the sec
hind a pair of runs from
Smith and Caitlin Griffis
started the inning with a
and Griffis singled. Bo
scored, but Bradford an
to tie the score with a ru
third.
Smith and Cami Cra
the Wildcats the lead fR
in the third inning and
Smith and her defense hel
ford at bay the remainde
game. Smith went the c


drop game to

t a quar- and recorded 10 strikeouts.
ut lost a The Wildcats jumped on top
SAlach- of Yulee early the next afternoon
iave put at the baseball grounds and then
Sfor the came back late to take a 6-3 win
ed their after Yulee tied the game. The
ns over Cats put two on the board in the
also de- first inning behind runs from
te. Curry and Jessi Nunn.
ted the Yulee tied the game in the
1 ended fourth, but BCHS answered in
big win the fourth with Williams and
>n. The Curry scoring.
)rd Tor- Curry scored for the third time
the road in the game during the sixth in-
ning as Nunn reached home a
ne from second time to put the game
rd after away. Yulee pulled a run closer
ut to a but it was too little, too late.
the first Smith and Curry shared time on
;ame in the mound for BCHS.
Ashley. The Cats knew that they
nd Ash- would have a tough time with
me with Alachua Santa Fe Thursday, de-
spite the game being at home,
quickly,; .". a'iithat pro\ ed to be thL&e c as'
ond be- the Raiders came from behind to
Kristen take a 4-1 win.
i. Smith BCHS got the lead early
double when Curry doubled and Holton
th later brought her in. Neither team
iswered managed much offense until the
n in the fifth inning when the Wildcats
defense abandoned them and al-
ig gave lowed the four runs.
or good The Cats gave up four er-
Tiffany rors that inning and the Raiders
Id Brad- pounced on then. It was a blip in
r of the an otherwise good defensive ef-
distance fort, but against good teams like


Santa Fe

Alachua, that is often all it takes.
Ashley Holton blasted a two-
run homer in the first inning on
the way to a 3-2 victory over Ed
White on Friday. The team add-
ed another in the seventh when
Ashley Curry scored.
The Cats demolished Brad-
ford at home on St. Patrick's Day
13-4 in a district match. They ex-
ploded for nine runs in the sec-
ond inning and Craig and Smith
handled the Tornadoes from the
mound.
The Cats will host district
foe Ridgeview on Thursday. JV
plays at 4:00 and first pitch for
the varsity is at 6:00.


Brad Griffis pitched a one-hit-
ter, striking out. 11 batters with
no walks as the Wildcat baseball
team brutalized Bradford County
10-0 on March 13 at the baseball
grounds,
The Wildcats were in control
from start to finish as Bradford
didn't have an answer to Griffis'
speed and control.
With the pitcher on his game,
the Cats relaxed and settled in
to pounding out hits. The game
was called after five innings and
BCHS had collected 13 hits on
the evening against the hapless
Tornadoes.
Corey Elasik, Johnny Elasik,
Dalton Raulerson, Jonathon Nix
and Travis Tyson had two hits
apiece. Nix and Klate Duval had
doubles for the Wildcats.
It was the second time in the
space of a week that the Cats dis-
patched district opponents by the
so-called "slaughter rule" that
ends the game prematurely when
a team reaches a 10-0 score line.
"Our pitching was outstand-


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ing along with the hitting, and I
can't say enough about the job
James Owens is doing behind the
plate," said John Staples. "It was
nice to see the Elasik boys have a
big night against Bradford."
The Wildcats will travel to
Hilliard on .Thursday before
hosting Santa Fe in a big home
match on Friday at 6:00 pm.


Cats finish first in home meet


The Wildcat track team par-
ticipated in its first home meet
on March 13. The girls collected
60 points and finished first over
Hamilton and West Nassau. The
boys placed second behind Ham-
ilton.
"Both teams came out at the
first home meet and did very
well," said Coach Charles Ruise.
"We felt that we had an extended
opportunity to get some extra
training in due to the postponing
of other track meets that were
rained out. This took us into this
track meet ready to compete."
Highlighted events: Both4X-


Wrestling


with bigboys

(from page 1)
teaching jiu-jitsu so it turned into
wrestling," Jonathan Preston said
about his son's progression into
the sport.
The future for Gage Preston
looks bright.
Mr. Blair said he will likely
wrestle on the Wildcat varsity
team his first year.
"He's come along way but has
yet to fulfill his potential," said
the coach. "He can step in and
wrestle at 160 or 171 (pounds),
depending on how much weight
he puts on this summer."
Gauge Preston also plans to
attend a wrestling camp at Wild-
cat wrestling head coach Eugene
Junior's alma mater, the Univer-
sity of Minnesota, this summer.
"He'll have an opportunity
to learn a lot of wrestling from
the best in the county," said Mr.
Blair. "He wants to find that edge
and outwork his opponents."
That shouldn't be hard for
someone who beats the sun out
of bed in the morning.


100 teams placed first with times
of (B) 45:49 (Tommy Moore,
Harold Moore, Kyle Stone and
Lucious Lee) and (G) 53:71
(Mary Dugger, Ellie Helms,
Kierra Lee and Tatum McCol-
lough).
Harold Moore placed first in
the 100-meter dash with a time
of 11:07. Kiana Parker placed
first in the high jump for the girls
with 5'2". Tatum McCollough
placed first in the long jump
competition with a jump of 14'
3". Ellie Helms, Becky Rien-
hardt and Kendra Russell placed
first, second and third respect-
fully in those events.
The Cats took to the road on
Saturday and traveled to Jasper
for the Hamilton County Invita-
tional. Fifteen teams competed
in the event and the BCHS boys
finished in 10th; the girls came in
12th.
"This was a meet that we
scheduled in order to give our
team a feel of what district and
regional competition would be
like. Overall, we had some kids
walk away with ribbons and met-
als," said Ruise.
Highlighted events: Harold
Moore (100m dash first place),
Kyle Wray .(800m 1st place).
Cody Braddock in shot put
earned a 5th place ribbon.
In the girls' competition the
4 X 100 team all earned med-
als for a 1st place finish ( Cierra


EvrtM'.ng

Monda


Thompson, Mary Dugger, Ellie
Helms and Kierra Lee).
Ellie Helms, Becky Ryne-
heardt and Kendra Russell
earned ribbons in the shot put
and disc competition. Tyler Giv-
ens earned a ribbon as well in the
300m hurdle race.


Weighdtfiers


set two more

schoolrecords

Two BCHS weightlifters
broke school records during a
meet on March 17. Harold Moore
got a 295 in the clean and jerk in
the 183 class, and Joey Cordova
got a 340 in the clean and jerk in
the heavyweight class.
Seven other lifters won their
weight class and their totals that
qualified them for a spot in the
final state qualifier on April 5 at
BCHS. The Cats won seven of
the nine weight classes in the
event.
Weight class winners: 119
Ryan Young with 380, 129 Den-
zel Mack with 405, 169 Clayton
Williams with 600, 199 Lucious
Lee with 625, 219 Hank Farmer
with 600, 238 Thomas Braddy
with 600. In heavyweight, Ethan
Munson had a 730 total.
Remaining lifters on the
Wildcat squad: 129 Blake Hart
third with 375, 154 Milton Baker
fourth with 460, 169 Greg Wil-
liams second with 575, 183 Har-
old Moore third with 570 and 199
Darvin Ruise fourth with 560.


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Starting March 24
Days of operation:
Monday & Thursday. 7:00 10:00 pm
Members $2 per night, Non-members $4 per night
Bring a team or get on a pick-up squad
For more information please call 259-0898 or
email Freddie Oca foca@firstcoastYMCA.org


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* New game every 15
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'Grumpy Old Men' again


take the YMCA league ti


BY JOEL ADDINGTON
Press Staff
After defeating a group of
younger, faster players in the
YMCA adult flag football
league, the team known as the
Grumpy Old Men were not so
grumpy anymore.
The Green Monsters, a squad
in their 20s, lost 44-36 on March
16 to the group of crafty older
men, mostly in their 30s.
"I don't know how we won,"
said Grumpy player Freddie Oca,
who also serves as the YMCA's
'program director. "I'm still sore.
I've been limping all week."
The champs bucked two pre-
vious losses to the Monsters ear-
lier in the eight-game season.
"We blew them out twice in
the regular season and lost the
championship," said a disap-
pointed Bryan Ingram, 21. "It
sucks. We had our speed and
physical ability. They're just
smarter."
Mr. Ingram said his team just
had a bad day. "We were up by
12 for most of the game," he
said.
However, the Grumpy Old
Men battled back with their de-
fense.
"We held them to 12 points in
the second half and we kept on
scoring," said Mr. Oca.
Mr. Ingram's dropped touch-
down pass in the final seconds
could've given the Monsters a
chance to tie the game.
"It was at a weird angle," he
said of the pass. "But I couldn't
hold onto it. It just got away from
me."


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Grumpy Old Men teammates: (l-r, back) Ray Reynaud, Carey Lawler, Ray Grang-
er; (front) Mascot Landen Oca, Freddie Oca, Chaz Yonn and Jon Mobley
Photo courtesy of Freddie Oca


There are no hard feelings
in this six-team league. It's one
where no one curses and prayers
open and close each game.
"It's a lot like a church
league," Mr. Oca explained.
"We stay true to our (YMCA)
mission statement."
In fact, he said that if the
Grumpy Old Men had lost the
game, he would've wanted it to
be against the Monsters.
"We're all pretty good
friends," said Mr. Oca.
Both men intend to play in the


summer season, which may also
include a team from the sheriff's
department. The league plays
year round.
'"We get more and more peo-
ple every year," Mr. Oca said of
the league, which began in 2006
and has gotten rather competi-
tive. "This year, there were prob-
ably five teams that could've
won (the championship)."
The league's summer season
begins in June, which is expect-
ed to include 8-10 teams.


4-Hhosting horse show March 22


Baker County 4-H hosts an
open benefit horse show this
Saturday at the fairgrounds
horse arena.
SA full day of horseiiqYrihng
is planned. Spectators are wel-
come to come and watch the
show.'The judge is Debbie But-
ton Hall. from Brevard County
and owner of First String Farms.
The trail judge is Dana Pando of
Baker County.
Show registration opens at
7:30 that morning and the show
begins an hour later. Pre-regis-
tration is available. Show pro-
gram and rules can be found at
http://baker.ifas.ufl.edu There
will be a concession on grounds
for lunch and snacking.
The show will begin with the
halter and showmanship in hand
classes and continue through
English with hunt seat classes in
equitation, Hunter under saddle
and hunter hack. The show will
continue with the western class-

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es in western pleasure, trail and
horsemanship and finish with
speed event classes. There will
be an open jackpot for barrels
.and for.poles with a payback for
winners from the special entry
fee for those classes.


For more information about
4-H programs contact Baker
County Extension office, 4-H
at 259-3520 or email Renee' L.
gore, 4-H agp, ,at jrgq~iy (q
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Tel 904.259,5905 / Fax 866.549.7015
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Kindergarten and Summer Voluntary
Pre-K Registration Roundup

The Baker Cournt Pre-K/K Center will be holding
i-' registration for kindergarten (2008-2009) and
-17 Summer \:.FK. (2008) on April 1-4 between the
hours of 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. The following
> d /"/ documentation is requested: child's birth certifi-
c .te, current shot record and physical, parents
f driver's license, and (proof of residency for Sum-
A rier VRK.)

., .If yoQur child attends a pre-school/childcare cen-
ter, you may pick up a kindergarten registration
..-packet there beginning March 17. All others may
piv up the packets at the Baker County Pre-K/K
S' Cnter after March 17.


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-For more information:
S.Klndergarten: Angie 259-0385
Summer VRK.: Naomi 259-3014

"Summer Voluntary Pre-K is available to children
ho will be 5 by September 1, 2008 and have not
_ previouslyy attended a V.K.


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Driver's ed course
Due to the initial response,
the Baker County school district
is offering a second non-credit
driver education course this
summer to individuals 15 years
of age or older.
An 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,
July 7 from 7:30 am to 12:45
pm. Registration is limited to 21
students and the class fills rap-
idly. To secure a space, a parent
must complete the registration
form and pay the non-refund-
able 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.

Shot clinic is scheduled
Parents of sixth grade public
school students, please arrange
for your children to get the re-
quired shots before they enter
the seventh grade next fall.
Florida requires they have the
series of Hepatitis B, a second
MMR and a tetanus booster.
A free shot clinic is scheduled
at the Family Service Center on
April 22 from 1:00-5:00 pm.
Call 259-6551 to make an ap-
pointment.

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.

2O0thyear reunion-
The Baker County High
School class of 1988 is plan-
ning its 20th year class reunion
for May 31st. If you have not
received your invitation, please
e-mail Julie Furr Hubbard at
djhubbard@comcast.net


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


Schools


Combined majorette teamsfinis second..
Five members of the majorette teams at Baker High School and Baker Middle School
competed in the Florida All-Star Classic on March 8 at Santa Fe Community Col-
lege. The combined team finished second in its division, and competed at various
age and difficulty categories. The contestants coached by Kristen Haddock included:
(l-r) Jena Sands, 2-baton 1st place, costume modeling 1st place, Queen of the Day
3rd place, solo 2nd place; Haley Kirkland, basic 3rd place, costume modeling 4th
place, Miss Florida All-Star 5th place, solo 5th place, solo 2nd place, X-strut 4th
place; Taylor Hartley, costume modeling 2nd place, Miss Florida All-Star 3rd place,
X-strut 2nd place; Jessica Davis, basic Skills and solo top ten; Haley Dopson, cos-
tume modeling 4th place, Miss Florida All-Star 4th place, solo 3rdplace, X-strut 3rd
place, Queen of the Day top ten.
Photo courtesy of Rhonda Kirkland


AP Team E


On April 5t, a free celebration of
thanks, entertainment, and food.

Multi-family Garage Sales
8:00 a.m. 1:00 p.m.


Survivor Dinner
4:30 p.m.


Mr. Relay Contest:;'
7:30 p.m.


Bring your lawn chairs!
Live entertainment from
11:30 a.m. 3:00 p.m.
featuring Southern Joy, Stephanie Branch,
Jeweli King & Changing-bf.Colors,
Steve Branch, The Fabulous Footwork,
Clover Leaf Cloggers, and local talent


The proceeds of this event will represent the
chapter of the Baker County Cancer Society.


FREE FULL DY PREK

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* Must be 4 years old by September 1st i.
* Full day program from 8:45 am 3:30 pm
* All certified teachers ., .
e Lunch and snack provided
* Before and after care available
* Cap and gown graduation
* ABEKA Bible curriculum
* We are a VPK Provider '

Limited Space ** Call Today .

259-8466 .


Special Blessings School Readiness Center l
Committed to Excellence and Professionalism in Early Childhood Education
590 N. 7th Street, Macclenny .
A Ministry of First Assembly of God of Macclenny
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paid in advance, and be in our office
no later than 4:00 pm the Monday
preceding publication, unless other-
wise arranged in advance. Ads can
be mailed provided they are accom-
panied by payment and instructions.
They should be mailed to: Classified
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Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063. We
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the telephone. Liability for errors in all
advertising will be limited to the first
publication only. If after that time, the
ad continues to run without notifica-
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for whom it was published, then that
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sibility. The Baker County Press
reserves the right to refuse advertis-
ing or any other material which in
the opinion of the publisher does not
meet standards of publication.





Peavy amplifier, almost new; Billy J.
Washburn guitar, both for $200. 571-
0913. 3/20p
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
Antique breakfront buffet, breakfront
china cabinet, buffet, all mahogany, can
be seen at Southern Charm. 259-4140.
1 2/9tfc
Victorian couch, and 2 burgundy re-
cliners in great shape, smoke and pet
free home, $300. 275-4694 after 3:00
pm. 3/20p
Baby blue ballroom prom dress, paid
$600, asking $350. 259-9066 3/20p
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. tfc


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
Lift chair, dark green. Call between
2:00-6:00 pm. 266-9165 3/20p
Portable building, Aluminum 8'x12'
with PT flooring, electrical outlet& light
with 2 windows, you move, $550.
259-9787 3/20p
1988 F150 4x4, $2500; 23' Prowler
5th wheel camper, $3500; Yamaha
Wave Runner, $1200; 18' boat, 130 HP,
$1500; Wieder home gym, $150. 653-
1215 or 545-1745. 3/6-20p
Free Walker/Beagle puppies, CB
for sale, Connex 3300 hp. Call Travis
307-5546 3/20c
2004 Golf cart, lifted, new tires and
rims, stereo, plus power & seating im-
provements, $4500. 259-0722
3/20-3/27p
Prom dresses. Many to choose from,
lots of sizes. Cottage.Gifts & Consign-
ment, 65 Mclver Avenue. 259-8711.
3/13-20c





1998 Chevy S10 fair body, good trans-
mission, tires, wheels, needs motor,
$500. 904-613-9233 3/20c
1998 Oldsmobile Regency, loaded,
one owner, 34k miles, garage kept,
$6500. 259-7427. 3/20c
1976 Camaro, $2500. 904-891-1301
3/20p
1996 GMC 4x4, rebuilt motor, less than
100,000 miles, new rear-end, new tires,
$3500. 259-6740 leave message
3/20p
1980 FORD F150, 2WD, V8, 55k miles
on motor, 47k on transmissions, cold
A/C, new brakes, $3500 OBO. Owner
Otto Worten 259-4494 3/20p
Chevy S10, x-cab, V6, topper, good
work truck, $1500 OBO. 259-8013


3/20p
1993 Dodge Grand Caravan, 50k miles
on motor and transmission, dual air,
new brakes, $1500. 571-0913. 3/20p





Stay at home mother will keep your
children Monday-Friday, 6:00 am-6:00
pm. Daily or weekly rates available.
Positive environment. 259-2917.
3/13-20p
Do you have a junk car or truck to sell
or haul off. Call 259-7968. 1/l0tfc
Affordable & dependable, let me take
care of your cleaning needs, also avail-
able weekends. 259-8310 3/20p
Junk removal. Don't want the hassle?
Get rid of the clutter. We'll load and haul
your unwanted metal junk. Old wash-
ers, dryers, freezers, tanks, a/d, ve-
hicles, lawn mowers, metal scrap, etc.
Call local at 904-759-4162
3/20-3/27p
I, Betty G. Dunmire, am not respon-
sible for any of Alvin B. Dunmire's fi-
nances. 3/13-4/17p
Babysitting in my home, all ages, 6:00
am-until. Monday-Friday, near 125 &
127. 838-2287. 3/13-20p
Horse boarding full or part time, feed/
hay furnished, round pen & walker
available, tack room if needed. Miles
of riding area, north of Macclenny in
Georgia bend off SR 185, $275 mo/1
horse, $250 mo/2 or more horses. 912-
843-2688 or 904-234-1142 3/20p
Now accepting antique furniture on
consignment. Pieces have to be in good
condition. Call Karin at Southern Charm
259-4140. 2/13tfc
Home care offered for loved ones in
your home, days, nights, or week-ends.
259-6747 or 612-2328 3/20p





Dogs: all types from puppies to adults.
Animal Control, $50 boarding fees will
apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc
Pit Bull puppies, pure blooded, but no
papers, 4 weeks old, blues & blacks,
$200, taking deposits now. 259-9040.
3/20-3/27p





Found: Chihuahua mix female found on
185 in Charlton county. 912-843-2603


Hel wane
P Iva^


Notice to readers:
The newspaper often publishes classified
advertising on subjects like work-at-home,
weight loss products, health products.
While the newspaper uses reasonable
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
sounds too good to be true, it probably is.
- The Baker County Press
Shop service writer needed, 3-11 pm.
Apply TA Travelcenter in Baldwin, 1024
US 301 S., Baldwin or call Mark at 904-
266-4281 ext. 22. 3/13tfc


Local home care agency seeki
RN, OT and a full-time PT. Pie
259-3111 for more information


Experienced painters needed. Must
have tools, benefits after 90 days. 259-
5877. 12/30tfc
The Baker County Board of
Commissioners will be accepting appli-
cations until 3:00 pm on March 31,2008
for full time/part time paramedic/EMT
positions. Must be a Florida Certified
Paramedic or EMT with current AHA
certification. Health Care Provider &
ACLS certified (paramedic). Florida Fire
Fighter I or II preferred but not required..
Additional training or certification will be
a plus. Full benefits provided. You may
pick up applications at the Emergency
Operations Center located at 1190
West Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny,
or at the Baker County Administration
Office located at 55 North Third Street,
Macclenny, between the hours of 8:30
to 5:00 Monday through Friday. The
Baker County Board of Commissioners
reserves the right to reject any and all
applications. 3/20-3/27c
Asbestos removal workers needed,
will train. Call 1-888-327-8207. Drug
screen required. 3/13-20p


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
Superior Cleaners now accepting
applications, apply in person.
3/20-3/27p
Guaranteed interviews at Zaxby's
every Tuesday 4:00-5:00 pm. 11/29tfc
Receptionist needed, full time posi-
tion, applications being accepted Mon-
Fri. 8:00 am-5:00 pm at Earthworks
11932 N. SR 121, or fax resume 904-
653-2801 3/20tfc

Front desk clerk, part-time orfull-time,
259-5100 until 5:00 pm. 3/20tfc
Westside Nursery & Preschool now
accepting applications for a director's
position. Applications will be accepted
from 9:00 am-noon, Monday-Friday.
259-4899. 3/13-20c
Person needed to deliver magazines to
stores, once a month. 386-972-3067
3/20p
Experienced plumbers & helpers,
minimum 3 years exp. Must have valid
drivers license, Crockett Plumbing 653-
1006 3/20-3/27p





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.
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.
3 BR, 2V2 BA MH, located on Ridgecrest
off Crews Road, 2.65 acres MOL,
fenced back, nice workshop with cov-
ered shed, excellent condition, ready to
move into $119,000. 386-496-2776
3/20-4/10Op
Copper Creek Beauty, 3 BR, 2 BA,
2291 sf, a must see, $284,900 or pos-
sible lease with option to buy @ $1950
mo. 534-1558 3/20p
FSBO, 4BR, 2 BA, 1608 sf, appraised
@ $165,000. Many new features &
appliances, selling @ $146,000 OBO.
787-457-5511 or 777-885-4468
3/20-4/10
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
3 acres in Cyler, $35,000, contact
Jamie or Kenny 334-5931 3/20p
3 BR, 2 BA vinyl siding home on .24
acre city lot, 1537 heated sf, 1 car
attached garage, built 2003, vaulted
ceilings, ceramic tile & berber carpet,
detached carport in privacy fenced back
yard, walking distance to schools in a
nice, quiet, neighborhood. Priced well
below appraised value $147,500. 904-
259-1317 leave msg. 3/20ftc
2002, 3 BR, 2 BA DWMH with 24x24
building on 2.2 acres, St. Mary, River
Bluff Road, high & dry, easy access to
river, greatforfour wheelers, $115,000.
Call 912-843-2135 or 904-677-6151
3/20c


ng PRN, One acre lot, mobile home only in Glen
ease call St. Mary, well, septic, power and impact
i. fee included. $59,900 OBO. 904-219-
4/19tfc 0480. 3/1 3tfc


SFlorida '
Crown

Realty


799 S.

RESIDENTIAL:


Fa YARD SALES
to Friday & Saturday 8:00 am-3:00 pm, Old Nurs-
ery Plantation, 7818 N. Ct; antique tool boxes/
tools, sanders, grinders, push mower, hunt-
ers deluxe alum double dog box, utility trailer,
circular saw, garden hoses, fence, wicker patio
furniture, chair recliners, lamps, clothing, kerosene and elec-
tric heaters, table top grill, storage bins, knick knaks, toiletries,
brand new and used items and lots more.
Friday & Saturday 8:30 am-?, 10192 Rita St., take south
Louder to Denise, follow signs, lots of dresses for Easter from
small to 3X, lots of other items, TV, lamps, pots/pans, shelves
& more, clothes of all sizes up to 4X.
Friday 8:00 am-4:00 pm, Saturday 8:00 am-1:00 pm, south
CR 229, clothes from 18 months to 18/20 women, household
items, shoes all sizes, Little Tykes play equipment and much
more. Four families/1 huge sale
Saturday, April 5, 8:00 am-1:00 pm, spaces available. Relay
for Life American Cancer Society benefit. Call 904-813-1916


Acreage & farms. 140 acres, 1 mile
road frontage, $6000 per acre. 259-
8028. 3/13-4/3c
FSBO, 5 acres high/dry, w/MH &
hay field. Hwy frontage, large oaks,
$90,000. 904-653-1656 leave msg.
3/20p
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 Y2 acre in Macclenny, all elec-
tric appliances, $210,000. 813-1580
.(18,GFO). .. 15/1ltfc ,
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
River property, 3 BR, 3 BA, DW/MH
with 1718 sf, 5.25 beautiful high and
dry acres with a screened in front.
porch and attached office wire with
phone and 220 and an additional cov-
ered side porch. Above ground pool
with massive 20'x17' deck, 3 detached
sheds (1 wired for 220/110 amp.ser-
vice), car port, security lighting, large
oaks cover the property and lead all the
way down to the St. Mary's river. Just
reduced! $137,500. 904-259-2495


evenings/904-233-2500 days
3/20-4/3p
You wanted to sell, now you need to
sell. I buy Baker County houses any
condition, any price. Privacy guaran-
teed. 904-219-0480. 1/17tfc
Land & home packages. Singlewides
and doublewides. 1 acre to 10 acres.
Some owner financing available. 904-
653-1656 leave message. 3/6-27c
9.39 acres 1 mile north of Sanderson
on CR 229. $103,500. Owner financing
available. 904-813-1580. 1/10tfc
1 acre lot in Macclenny II, cleared,
high and dry, $72,000. 259-4407 or
233-3262. 3/6-27p
3 BR, 2 BA brick home w/1721 SF
heated on 1/2 acre in Macclenny, all
electric appliances, $180,000: Call 813-
1580 (8WE): 5/10tfc
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. 3/13-4/3c
Copper Creek. FSBO, gorgeous all
brick 4 BR, 3 BA house, 2720 SF. Huge
landscaped fenced back yard! Many
upgrades, wood floors, travertine tile,
crown molding, gas fireplace, stainless:
appliances, bonus room, grand master.
suite. Call 710-3472 for more info.
3/13-3/27p:
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


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U Teresa Yarborough, Broker Associate
Sales Associates
Mark Lancaster Juanice Padgett
Shannon Jackson

6th St., Macclenny ** 259-6555
LAND:


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


City lot $29,900
10 acres near Glen $92,000
15 acres near Glen $119,000
10 acres near Glen $89,900
87.95 acre ranch $1,300,000
1.24 acres on Pine Loop $38,900
COMMERCIAL:
Owner financing, commercial building across from
courthouse


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Must see! 2000 16x80, 4 BR, 2 BA on 1
full acre in Glen. Move in ready. $79,900.
Down payment assistance available,
WAC. 904-219-0480. 3/13tfc
3 acres, high & dry, fish pond, homes
or mobile homes, set-up included,
owner financing or cash discount. 912-
843-8118. 2/22tfc
Equity loan needed. Local real estate
investor needs short term purchase
money. Will pay 2 pts and 12% on note,
70% LTV max. 904-219-0480. 3/13tfc
FSBO. Copper Creek Hills, Unit III, 2
large lot $65,000 each, 1 lot @ $55,000.
Ownerfinancingavailable.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





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 MH, Hwy 90 Claude's Trailer
Park, quiet, clean, mostly retired people
live in park. 904-2210-5022 or 386-365-
4508 please leave msg. 3/20p
2 BR, 1 BA, $385/month, $385 deposit,
garbage, water, sewer and lawn care
included, no pets. 912-843-8165 or
904-219-2690. 3/20c
Bryceville, 3 BR, 2 BA, brick home w/fp,
CH/A, w/d h/up, no pets, $850 mo plus
deposit, 904-759-5354 leave msg.
3/20p
Mobile homes. 2 and 3 BR, A/C, no pets,
$500-$575 plus deposit. 904-860-4604.
3/17tfc
2 BR home, CH/A, fenced front yard,
$550 month, $550 deposit, 57 E. Ohio
259-6488 or 536-3827 3/20p
3 BR, 1 BA brick home w/bonus room,
fenced yard, city limits, references
required, $985 month, deposit neg. 904-
264-4053 3/20p
3 BR, 2 BA DW on /2 acre on 125 S and
Mudlake Road. $750/month with $1150
deposit. 259-9066 3/20-3/27p

Pritchett Trucking
Dispatcher

We are seeking a self-motivated
and confident individual for our
flatbed operation. Must have
experience and an etrabl.hshed
customer-base.- -:

Fax resume to
386-496-2883


3 BR, 1 BA home on Y2 acre in Macclenny
with all electric appliances, $850 security
deposit, $850/month. 626-8424. 3/13tfc





Roommate. Responsible, $250 month,
plus V2 utilities, in Glen. For information
call 912-843-8139. 3/20-3/27p





Smokey Mt. cabin, trout stream, near
Cherokee, NC, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge
and Dollywood, $325/week. 386-752-
0013. 2/21-5/29p




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




Commercial building, 2000 sf, prime
location, call Nick 318-9019
3/20-3/27p
Commercial office space, formerly
Pittman Professional Building, three
offices to choose from, averages 400
SF space, $50Q/month includes utilities.
122 South 6th Street, Macclenny, 904-
219-4225. 3/13-4/3p




2008 Fleetwood, 28x44, 3 BR, 2 BA,
$29,900. Call Larry at 259-1100. 3/13-4/3c


Easter egg safety tips


By Melanie Thomas
Baker County Extension Office
Springtime is the season for
eggs! The traditional Easter tra-
dition often includes boiling,
decorating, and hunting eggs.
Here are some guidelines to keep
in mind to minimize the chance
of getting a food borne illness
from Easter eggs during this sea-
son. Help make sure that the only
things you're hiding are Easter
eggs, and not potential illness!
V When shopping for eggs,
examine them carefully. Do not
purchase eggs that are cracked
or dirty, and be sure to check the
"use by" or "expiration" date to
be sure you get the freshest eggs
possible.
After purchasing the eggs
refrigerate as soon as possible.
Eggs should not be left at room
temperature for more than two
hours.
V Wash your hands in warm,
soapy water for about 20 seconds
before and after handling eggs.
V Cooking the eggs thorough-
ly is perhaps the most important
step in making sure the eggs are

New "2007" lot model must go! Must
see to believe, 2100 SF, 4 BR, 3 BA,
fireplace, study, sliding glass door with
furniture & decor, setup & delivery, A/C,
skirting & steps $64,900. Call Larry at
904-259-1100. 3/13-4/3c
2005 Fleetwood MH, 32x80, 3 BR,
2BA, large kitchen, big living room w/fp,
$46,500 delivery & setup included. 904-
334-8904 3/20-3/27p


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istration recommends cooking
eggs until both the yolk and white
are firm, not runny. This way any
salmonella or other harmful bac-
teria that may be in the eggs will
be destroyed.
V If you plan to eat your
decorated eggs, make sure you
use food grade dyes and get the
eggs in the refrigerator promptly.
Hard boiling the eggs removes
the barrier coating from the shell,
leaving it again prone to contam-
ination unless they are properly
protected by refrigeration.
/ Keep your decorated eggs
refrigerated until just before your
Easter egg hunt. When hiding the
eggs try to avoid areas where the
eggs can become contaminated.
Once the eggs are "found" get
them in the refrigerator promptly.
Total time for hiding and hunting
should not exceed two hours.
V Once the festivities are over
be sure and consume the deco-
rated eggs within seven days.


BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM LOG HOME MLS#
389681 Home on 1.5acres, 30 X 40 garage/
workshop & LRG open country KIT w/custom
stove. $299,900
A FANTASTIC FUTURE STARTS NOW MLS#
362238 28.54 acres on paved road frontage,
partially cleared for houses, horses & cows.Zoned
1 home per 7.5acres. Just Reduced! $442,370
ALL BRICK NEW CONSTRUCTION MLS #
418571 On 1.1 acres, spacious floor plan w/large
gathering room, beautiful wood floors, 3BR/2BA
w/formal dining or office. Room for a pool &
animals. $268,000
RATES ARE GREAT SO WHY WAIT? MLS #
405424 approx 1.91 acres, re-done exterior w/
new metal roof, covered porch forsipping lemon-
aid & a huge wood burning fireplace.$151,500
A NEW ADVENTURE AWAITS MLS# 400654
2.5 acres, landscaped in perfection, 3BR/2.5BA,
Formal DMG/FAM RM, breakfast nook, Irg kitchen
&a frplc forthose cozy nights. $299,999
A LITTLE PIECE OF HEAVEN MLS# 420318
Secluded 2,015sfdouble-wide,3BR/2BA w/open
fir plan, cooking island, dark wood cabinetry, all
blk appliances & covered porch waiting for you
to enjoy. $129,000
CLASSIC CASE MLS# 411951 Brick built in
2004, Irg open floor plan w/2300sf, 4BR/2.5BA,
wd/floor, approx. V2 acre lot w/covered Lanai.
$294,999
GREAT BUNGALOW HOME! MLS # 404397
Two-story home situated on a corner lot that is
just over an acre; several sheds, 2 BR/1 BA, indoor
utility & so much more. $76,000
DYNAMIC VALUE MLS# 409742 approx
2900sf heated, 4300sf total under roof,
additional detached 30 X 40 three car garage
,appru. 2 res, 4 i4'JKiA, gi'. fqvplaiee. double
(verrnd scrid p".1;,, sA9S.' 0)
GLEN ST MARY MLS# 417920 Total acreage
46.17 vacant land for you to make plans! High
and dry, natural drainage and a site to see.
$350,000


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3 ACRES OF GORGEOUS COUNTRY MLS# 401101 Bring
your horses!; 5BR/3BA, 11.5 X 37.2 FL room overlooking
stone patio, hot tub & horse pasture. $329,000
COMMERCIAL OPPORTUNITY MLS# 368711 Property
zoned Res/Commercial approx 1421 sf on .59 acre; great
location for business, selling "As-ls" and with loads of
potential! $190,000
LOVE AT FIRST SITE MLS# 404867 6BR/3BA 3,001 sf
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'well. $217,000
A BLUE BIRD ON YOUR SHOULDER IS TELLING YOU
TO SEE THIS MLS# 420291 See yourself living on this
beautiful serene piece of property; almost acre, 3BR/2BA
1,414sf away from the hustle and bustle of city. $124,900
HIGH STANDARDS? MLS# 418999 Country estate 25 min
from Jacksonville, 10 acres, pond, in-ground pool, sep Guest
Cottage, 3car gar, 2 frplcs, security sys, wet bar and more!
$745,000
MAKE A CHOICE TODAY MLS# 394430 Come see this
3BR/2BA triple wide mobile hm on 4.62, Irg mature oaks
trees, partially cleared an on corner lot, 1584sf living space.
$139,000
REACH FOR THE STARS MLS# 396631 3BR/3.5BA, two-
story brick & wood siding hm w/nearly 2,400sfi Attached 1
car Crp. rl InIm t.ur ij. hdjI. rI ,. id ','n u e qi1 l v le Ihn

7.5 ACRES AT YOUR REACH MLS# 398092 Leave the city
behind and take hold of this property which holds countless
opportunities! Zoned for mobile homes or houses and only
minutes and the interstate. $101,000


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south, Jacksonville

904.772.9800


PUMP UP THOSE CREATIVE JUICES MLS# 417797
Make your mark investors and developers; only $3,000 per
acre, located in one of the fastest growing counties in FL,
convenient and private and all at a great price! $295,000
APPROX 3,500sf MLS# 418934 Custom built all brick,
add'l 700sf unfinished storage on 2"d level, 4BR/2BA/2half
BA, gorgeous home on 2 acres. $469,900
IT'S YOUR MOVE MLS # 336373 Make the move to this
comer lot, .90acre, vacant land in downtown MacClenny;
perfect for new development of a duplex, town homes or
mobile homes. $125,000
NEW RIVER PLANTATION ROAD MLS# 416021 heavily
treed lots, no building timeframes, 2,400sf min house,
build barn w/apt no smallerthan 350sf, one house per acre
allowed. $318,000
BE THE FIRST TO LIVE IN THIS HOME MLS# 402151
3BR/2BA 1,057sf new construction; sits on a good size
lot w/mature Oak trees, hm comes w/appliances & more!
$139,900
WHISPERING PINES MLS# 395751 Wow 2928sf all
brick custom built hm on .50acre, perfectly manicured
landscaping, solar heating, in-ground pool, attached 2car
gar, detached 1 car gar/wkshop, brickfrplc w/mantle.
,i000,,,
FEEL THE WARMTH OF THE SUN MLS# 421513 This
home is a former model w/upgrades architecturally; 3BR/
2BA 1,744sf on 2.01 acres w/lots of space to grow, create
and play! $257,000 Call today


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ROGER RAULERSON
WELL DRILLING
2" and 4" wells
Call Roger or Roger Dale
259-7531
Licensed & Insured


Family owned & operated


A & R ROOFING, INC.
New roofs Roof repairs
Roof replacement
Free estimates
259-7892
9/9tfc
ASHLEY SMITH'S
CLEANING SERVICE
Quality house cleaning
Affordable prices
Call for our free estimate
904-322-7273
3/20-3/27p

SLAG DRIVEWAYS
Hauled & spread
By the same person
259-6118
3/6-27p
ANGEL AQUA, INC.
Water softeners Iron filters
City or well systems
Chlorine Removal
Sales Rentals Service Repairs
Salt delivery
Total water softeners supplies
797 S. 6th Street, Macclenny
259-6672
7/15tfc


MACGLEN
BUILDERS, INC.
Design/ Build
Your plans or our plans
Bentley Rhoden -
904-259-2255
CBC060014


4/3tfc New vinyl siding with soffits & more


New homes or remodels
R&C VINYL SIDING
Free estimates
1-866-205-4614
904-838-6960 cell
Licensed & Insured
2/21-4/10p
C.F. WHITE SEPTIC
TANK SERVICES
New systems & repairs
Field dirt Top soil
Bulldozer & backhoe work
Culverts installed
275-2474
509-0930 cell
12/7tfc
APPLIANCE DOCTOR
Air conditioners Heat pumps
Major appliances .
24 hour, 7 day emergency service!
Call Vince Farnesi,
Owner-Operator
259-2124
7/1 tf
JACKSON TREE AND STUMP
Firewood stump grinding
Trimming *topping
Free estimates
904-334-5986
2/28-3/20p


MCCRARY FENCE COMPANY
Wood chain link vinyl
Aluminum wood pool decks
653-1442
3/6-27p
BAKER LAWN CARE
Mowing ~ weed eating edging, etc.
Free estimates


Jason Knabb, owner/operator
259-8185 or 591-1910
3/6-12p
A+ AUTO INSURANCE
559 South 6th Street
Free Quotes
Auto Home Mobile Homes -
Motorcylces & more
259-9916


FILL DIRT
Culverts installed
Tim Johnson
259-2536
5/1 ltfc
KONNIE'S KLEAR POOLS
We build in-ground pools
,We sell and install
DOUGHBOY above-ground pools
Service Renovations Cleaning
Repairs Chemicals Parts
698-E West Macclenny Ave.
(next to Raynor's Pharmacy)
Spring & Summer hours
Monday-Friday
10:00 am-6:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am 5:00 pm
259-5222


3/20-3/27 (CPC 053903)


ALBERT'S LAWN SERVICE
Weedeating mowing
Trimming Cleanup
We will do any yard or business
Call and leave message
259-6852
2/21-3/130
STOP ALARMS
We can install, service and monitor
all major brands of alarms
Home & business
Established in 1987
777-4141


FL. license #EG0000025
GA. license #LVA205330


12/27-6/19


WADE'S TRACTOR WORKS
Fine grading Driveways
Culverts Bush hog
259-3691
2/7-7/24p


9/2tfc


SANDS TRUCKING & LAND
DEVELOPMENT, INC.
Fill dirt- Millings Slag
Land clearing Fish ponds
Cultivating Bush hog
Retotiller w/tractor
Roads built
Houses/buildings demo
Inground pools demo
904-445-8836 days
904-653-2493 evenings
6/29tfc
GATEWAY PEST
CONTROL, INC.
259-3808
All types of pest control
Call Eston, Shannon, Bryan
Bill or Philip
Beverly Monds, Owner
11/15tfc


EMPIRE ROOFING
All types of roofing
Residential commercial
Licensed and insured
Free estimates
259-9352
904-391-1007


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RONNIE SAPP
EXPERT WATER WELL DRILLING
Residential commercial irrigation
New septic systems installation
Existing septic system repair
Water conditioning iron removal
Water purification
Financing available
259-6934
Providing quality work since 1976
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PEACOCK PAINTING, INC.
Professional painting
Pressure washing
Interior exterior
Residential commercial
Fully insured Locally owned
25 years experience
259-5877
7/28tfc
KC EARTHMOVERS
Road construction
Clearing Excavation
Aggregate
Equipment Hauling
Culvert pipe
Driveway installation
904-275-4960
10/26tfc


LARRY WESTFALL
CORPORATION
Roofing
Free estimates
259-8700


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No job too small
Licensed & Insured
904-303-9829
3/6-4/10p
THE OFFICE MART
Oils, acrylics, watercolors,
canvases, drawing pads
& much more!
110 South Fifth Street
259-3737
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COMBS BUILDERS, INC.
We do roofing
New roofs roof repairs
Roof replacement roof inspections
Call Tim Combs, owner
259-2563


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HIGGINBOTHAM BROS.
Heating* Air Electrical service
Licensed and Insured
259-0893
Lic. #ET11000707
Lic. #RA13067193,
Lic. #RA13067194 4/21tfc
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Engineered trusses for your new
Home Barn Shed Etc.
Free estimates
259-3300


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'95 Ford Windstar
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'01 Ford Taurus '01 Ford Expedition '03 Ford Escape SUV
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'98 Chevy Silverado Sportside '98 GMC Sonoma X-Cab '06 Chevy Cobalt Coupe
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