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80th Year, Vol. 23 Winner of 9 state awards for journalism excellence in 2008


3 years

given to

'Doctor

shopper'
Walter Hunt, 59, of Macclen-
ny was sentenced to three years
in state prison by Judge James
Nilon this week after pleading
guilty to felony drug trafficking
and fraudulently obtaining pre-
scription drugs.
Mr. Hunt was arrested last
March after selling 24 hydro-
codone pills to a confidential
informant of the sheriffs office
whom he approached inside
the courthouse after being sen-
tenced to probation on a differ-
ent drug-related charge.
Sheiffs
investiga-
tors set
up audio
and video
recording
equipment
to monitor
which t
took place
after the
informant
Hunt,
went to his 2nd St. residence
and purchased the pills.
The defendant was also
ordered to pay a mandatory
$50,000 fine for drug traffick-
ing.
The fraud count stemmed
from a December, 2008 arrest
for obtaining similar medica-
tions from Dr. Charles Scarbor-
ough of Macclenny and a doctor
in Ft. McCoy, Fla. at the same
time, a practice commonly re-
ferred to as "doctor shopping."
Florida lawprohibits patients
from seeking similar medica-
tions from more than one doc-
tor within a 30 day period.
Jonathan Perez, 18, of W.
Thomas Circle in Macclenny
was also arrested for selling
drugs to a confidential infor-
mant and received two years
on drug offender probation this
week for his plea to sale and
delivery of marijuana and pos-
session of the drug with intent
to sell.
Mr. Perez was recorded sell-
ing an ounce of marijuana to
the informant at a residence on
Sandsdale Road in June of this
year.
Due to the defendant's age
and clean record, Judge Nilon
withheld adjudication and or-
dered him into GED classes.
In other sentencing from this
week's felony docket session:
Leslie S. Manalo II, 32, re-
ceived one year of house arrest
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at the fair here from
swineflu
Rodeo show added JOELWS EDITO
The Baker County Fair's first professional rodeo, shown below, drew hordes of reporter@bakercountypress.com
onlookers, particularly on Saturday night when 1000 seats were occupied and
the overflow crowd took seats on the ground. Though ticket prices increased this A 52-year-old Macclenny
year, Saturday also set a record for proceeds at the county fair. At right, Taytum woman became Baker County's
McCollough was crowned 2009 Fair Queen on Monday night and Emily Hines first confirmed swine flu fatal-
was named runner-up. ity last week after she died in a
Jacksonville hospital.
She was unemployed and
nobody in her family had been
ill, reported officials from the
Baker County Health Depart-
ment.
The local agency was notified
October 1 that the woman, who
the department would not iden-
tify, tested positive for the HIN1
virus commonly referred to as
swine flu, and that she resided
in Baker County.
Four other HIN1 cases
have been confirmed in Baker
County, which continues to
have widespread flu activity,
said health department director
Kerry Dunlavey.
"Our hearts and prayers go
out to the friends and family of
this woman," she said in a press
release October 5. "I am asking
all to remain alert to the signs
PHOTOS BY JOE DARASKEVICH AND JESSICA PREVATT See page 2))



Bypass road would relieve US 90 traffic


Funding expected from commercial developers


JOEL ADDINGTON I NEWS EDITOR
reporter@bakercountypress.com
n an effort to avoid more semi-trucks
coming through downtown Macclenny
local officials from the county and City
of Macclenny have drafted plans for a by-
pass road to remove the troublesome ve-
hicles from US 90.
Nassau County's granting of a rezoning request for
an industrial park project at Baker
County's eastern doorstep
in September hastened
the bypass plans in recent Prop
weeks.
As proposed,, the by- U S 90
pass would run through
the Nassau County project
by Daytona Beach-based
ICI Homes west to a neigh-
boring industrial park "
property being developed
in eastern Baker County
by Texas-based Jackson-
Shaw. 121
The road would meet
CR 228 just north of the in-
terstate via the Baker Com-
mons commercial develop-
ment and another property
held by Knabb Lands.
The bypass also repre-
sents an alternative that
could eliminate the need
for a new interchange from
Jackson-Shaw to serve its
development.
The Northeast Florida
Regional Council, which
reviews large scale projects
with regional impacts, con-
sidered land use changes for


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ONLINE POLL RESULTS
Half of Baker County homes are
mobile homes. Should we
encourage more or less in the
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ICI's industrial park the morning of October 1.
There a contingent of local officials stressed the need
for a commitment from ICI to assist in the bypass and
help reduce the volume of semis traveling through Mac-
clenny.
"Everyday I'm looking at cars and trucks backing up
on 90 so other [semi] trucks can make a right hand turn,"
said Darryl Register, a member of the regional council
and director of the Chamber of Commerce in downtown
Macclenny. "It's a very dangerous situation today without
the extra traffic ... There's not enough room in downtown
Macclenny to make these turns."
,The 445-acre ICI project includes


8.2 million square feet of industrial space and 614,000
square feet of commercial space, though Nassau County
has proposed to limit the first phase of the project to 4.2
million square feet of industrial and 90,ooo square feet
of commercial.
It's estimated the first phase could add 688 more trips
during peak traffic times, usually between 4:oo and 6:00
pm, and that about to percent of that traffic will head
west into Macclenny.
And though a Florida Department of Transportation
traffic study showed there's enough capacity on US 90
and I-to for 718 additional peak trips, the study area
didn't include downtown Macclenny.
To alleviate truck traf-
Sfic from both the ICI and
Jackson-Shaw projects,
county officials favor the 4-
mile bypass and intend to
work with the landowners
101 to make it happen.
Planning Director Ed
Preston said he's gotten
commitments from three
90of the four impacted land-
owners Jackson-Shaw,
Baker Commons and
Knabb Lands.
"Jackson-Shaw needs
the bypass just as bad as
ICI," said Mr. Preston. The
hope is for all four land-
owners to pay for one-mile
SPortiof the road, thus sharing in
Portion the cost as well as the ben-
efit.
:kson Shaw, However, Mr. Preston
ker Commons, said the proposed align-
ment only connects to the
(nabb Lands ICI project, it doesn't run
through it. "It would be off
their site; onto the Jack-
son-Shaw site. That's been
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US 90 bypass road is proposed...


( the rub," he said.
During the planning council's
meeting, County Manager Joe
Cone implored Nassau County
officials to pressure ICI for a
commitment on the bypass.
"The developer should work
with Nassau and Baker coun-
ties. The three of us should form
a team to solve this problem," he
said. "Let's not let the developer
walk away. He needs to pay his
fair share."
ICI was represented by its
Jacksonville attorney, T.R. Hain-
line, at the meeting. He stressed
that his client has taken part in
recent discussions about the by-
pass, agreeing that after the first
phase traffic threshold is met,
Baker County and Macclenny will
be included in a new traffic study
to determine necessary road im-


'Doctor


shopper'
((From page 1
followed by two years on proba-
tion in exchange for his plea to
aggravated assault with a deadly
weapon and felony battery repeat
offender.
Mr. Manalo was arrested last
April after threatening to shoot
his father-in-law, Kenneth Mus-
grove, with a stolen 9 mm pistol
and striking his mother dur-
ing an argument at the parent's
Seaward Way residence in Mac-
clenny. The conflict involved Mr.
Manalo taking an air compressor
without Mr. Musgrove's permis-
sion.
Barry Alvelo was given a
year and a day in state prison in
return for his plea to introducing
contraband into a correctional
facility. He was credited 180 days
served in county jail.
Edward Fernandez pled to
battery on a law enforcement of-
ficer and received the same sen-
tence from Judge Nilon, though
the defendant is already serving
time in state prison so the new
sentence will run consecutive to
his current one. Mr. Fernandez
was also credited 162 days time
served.
Martius D. Holland pled to
sale of a controlled substance
within looo feet of a school and
received three years in state
prison minus 36 days already
served.
Sabrina G. Rhoden will serve
36 months in state prison fol-
lowed by three years of proba-
tion after pleading to trafficking
in illegal drugs. She was credited
187 days time served and was
ordered to pay a mandatory
$50,000 drug trafficking fine.

Swine flu

death here
((From page 1
and symptoms of this flu and
seek medical attention if fever,
sore throat, cough, body aches or
headaches worsen."
The Macclenny woman had
three or four underlying medical
conditions, she said.
There had been 102 confirmed
swine flu deaths statewide as of
September 30, according to the
Florida Department of Health,
and a vaccine for the HIN1 virus
should be available by mid-Octo-
ber.
The Centers for Disease Con-
trol reported the same day that
clinical trials for the vaccine on
healthy adults were going well
with no adverse side effects
among those tested.
For up-to-date swine flu infor-
mation from the state health de-
partment, please call 1-877-352-
3581 between 8:00 am and 8:00
pm. Information is available in
English, Spanish and Creole.
The county health department
can be reached at 259-6291.
Health officials recommend


that people with respiratory ill-
ness should stay home from work
or school to avoid spreading in-
fections, including influenza, to
others. They say that everyone
should:
Avoid close contact with
people who are coughing or ap-
pear ill.
Avoid touching your eyes,
nose and mouth.
Wash hands frequently.


provements.
"We're at the ta-
ble," he said. "We're
not walking away...
We'll do whatever
we have to based on
the study and the
law."
But any addi-
tional traffic is too
much in the eyes of
local officials like
C.J. Thompson,
who serves on the
regional council
and Local Planning
Agency.
"Common sense
tells you it [truck
traffic] is an issue,
and the science
says it's fine," Mr.
Thompson said in
reference to the
FDOT study. "How
long do the people
of Baker County
have to suffer before
the science catches


PHOTO BYJOEL ADDINGTON
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Council Michael Boyle, a Nassau County commissioner, with a plaque. Mr. Griffis was installed as
the council's new president during the monthly meeting October 1.


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eventually approved the land use ity over the ICI project. County Commissioner Michael
changes requested by ICI to move "Unless there's somebody to Boyle. SUNDAY SERVICES WEDNESDAY SERVICES
its project forward, a motion from hold their feet to the fire, it's not The rotating post has been Sunday School 9:30 am Prayer & Bible Study 6:45 pm
Mr. Register that Baker County going to happen," Baker Countyin happen,"BakerCount held by other Baker County resi- Worship 10:45am Awana for Children 6:45 pm
and Macclennybe kept informed Commissioner Michael Crews dents, but never an elected offi- & 6:00 pm Youth Group 6:45 pm
of the development's progress said of the bypass. cial. Mr. Griffis had been serving Dr. Edsel M. Bone Dreons from 10: Tae Eit 8 N. Go 13 mile
starting now, not just after phase In other news from the re- as vice-president. Senior Pastor Drtons m 1 e t 4 o ile
one is finished, passed as well. gional council meeting, Baker Local real estate attorney North on Hwy. 121 See steeple on left
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OPINION


Page


3
OCTOBER 8, 2009


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR
Letters are welcome, but must contain the signature of the writer, a telephone number and city of residence.
Letters must reflect opinions and statements on issues of current interest to the general public.
The newspaper reserves the right to reject any material which in the newspaper's judgement does not meet standards of publication.


Problem solved:


try tomatoes fried


red instead of green


THE BACK

PORCH
Kelley Lannigan
Fried Green Tomatoes is one
of my favorite films. The popu-
larity of fried green tomatoes
certainly got a boost from being
showcased in the movie as the
speciality of the Whistle Stop
Cafe (along with the infamous
barbecue).
Although a fan of the movie,
I've never been a fan of the food
that shares its namesake.
I tried them a few times over
the years, but they always fell
short of my expectations. They
were mushy or tasteless and I
didn't understand what all the
hoopla was about.
I figured maybe I just hadn't
been lucky enough to come across
any that had been prepared well,
so I kept trying them. The results
were still always disappointing.
So I resigned myself to the fact
that fried green tomatoes were
just something I didn't like.
Last Saturday was my night
to man The Press booth at the
Baker County Fair. After being
tortured by an onslaught of deaf-
ening noise by some odd fellow
playing an even odder electronic
instrument by the front door, it
was time for me to hit the mid-
way and have fun.
I was hungry but didn't want
anything too heavy since it was
so late. An order of French fries
would do the trick.
I searched up and down. Un-
less I'm blind, not a single vendor
at the fair sells them. I was dis-
appointed. I rarely eat them, but
was in the mood for some.
I finally chanced upon a ven-
dor whose list of offerings includ-
ed fried green tomatoes.
Then the great debate became
do I give them another chance or
not?
They cost five dollars. I'd be
aggravated to spend it if they
weren't good.
In the end I took a chance and
was glad I did. They were so fla-
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vorful, not at all like what I'd had
so many times before.
I woofed them down pretty
quickly and actually considered
buying another order. Then I re-
alized something. To me, in the
dim light, the flesh of the toma-
toes had not looked green at all,
but red.
That would explain why they
tasted better. I'd never heard of
frying red tomatoes, only green.
Frying red tomatoes suddenly
seemed a much better idea.
The next day, I surfed the In-
ternet and found, to my surprise,
tons of recipes for fried red to-
matoes. You need firm tomatoes,
of course. Over-ripe ones won't
work.
Now, I have a new favorite
food and can't wait to get back
to the fair to get some more. I'm
eager to try my hand at making
them too. For anyone who might
be interested, here's a recipe.
Happy frying!
Fried Red Tomatoes

4 large ripe tomatoes
2/3 cup polenta (coarse corn-
meal)
2/3 cup fine yellow cornmeal
1/3 cup freshly grated Parmesan
cheese
1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper
2 teaspoons salt
Vegetable oil for frying

Directions:
Two kinds of cornmeal are es-
sential here: The fine cornmeal
keeps the coating together, and
the polenta makes it crisp.
Cut thin slices from each end
of each tomato. Discard ends. Cut
each tomato crosswise into three
thick slices. Mix polenta, fine
cornmeal, Parmesan cheese, cay-
enne, and salt in medium bowl.
Dredge tomato slices thoroughly
in cornmeal mixture.
Transfer to plate. Pour enough
oil into heavy large skillet to
reach depth of 1/4 inch. Heat oil
over medium heat. Working in 2
batches, add tomatoes and cook
until crisp and golden, about 3
minutes per side. Transfer toma-
toes to paper towels; drain.


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Are there too many mobile homes?


On Point

In Print
Joel Addington

The US Census Bureau re-
leased its 2008 American Com-
munity Survey data last month
and one of the many things it
measured was the concentra-
tion of mobile homes around
the nation.
CNN Money picked up on
these numbers and ran a story
pointing out the highest con-
centration of mobile homes can
be found you guessed it in
the Southeast.
The top two areas with the
most mobile homes as a per-
centage of the overall housing
stock were Palatka and Lake
City at 45.5 percent and 41.6
percent, respectively.
My buddy at First Coast
News, Internet troller Josie
Crews, turned me onto the CNN
Money story and said some dig-
ging showed that Baker County
came in third place, at some
percentage below 41.6.
Turns out local planning di-
rector Ed Preston said the fig-
ure here is more like one in two,


or 50 percent, which makes me
wonder about the accuracy of
census data, not to mention the
impact the alleged killing of a
census worker will have on the
reliability of future informa-
tion.
Our online poll question this
week addressed the preponder-
ance of so many mobile homes
in this county.
We asked whether one in
every two homes being of the
mobile variety is a good thing
that should be encouraged or
not. Most of the respondents
said not, by a ratio of more than
2 to 1, in fact.
That probably says some-
thing about the negative per-
ception of mobile homes.
But like everything else,
there's the good examples and
the bad ones.
More objectively speaking, as
Mr. Preston pointed out, newer
mobile homes are much like
conventional homes similar
building materials, square foot-
ages and modern amenities.
If both had vinyl siding exte-
riors, I doubt I could even tell
the difference.
According to Mr. Preston,
there is a significant one, how-
ever.
The difference, he said, is


what holds them together, the
connections. That's to say mo-
bile homes can't withstand hur-
ricanes and don't last as long as
bricks and mortar.
No shocker there. I come
from hurricane-prone Central
Florida where they urge you to
abandon your mobile home for
a local shelter.
Mobile homes are the cheap-
er housing alternative, and
one that probably suits nicely
at least half the population in
Baker County. And that's why
there should be place for them
to exist.
Just like condos or smaller
homes, there needs to be a
healthy stock of affordable
housing, particularly since the
median income in Baker County
doesn't reach $40,000 a year.
But should more mobile
homes be encouraged? Not re-
ally. Fifty percent is plenty to
suffice for the foreseeable fu-
ture.
Though you can get more
square footage for your buck
with non-conventional con-
struction, going with a smaller
space and a home that will
stand the test of time will help
to avoid an all too common site
- a dilapidated trailer that has
to be torn down or face code en-


forcement action.
The county has a residential
zoning category specifically for
mobile homes and they will
likely persist until income levels
rise enough that people begin
replacing mobile homes with
conventional ones.
Maybe there should be in-
centives for upgrading one's
property with a traditional
home, beyond the added value
that comes along with it.
Perhaps a mobile home recy-
cling program in which the old
homes can be scrapped for cold
hard cash.
From my time in code en-
forcement hearings, demolish-
ing a mobile home usually costs
the property owner money, not
the other way around.
To be fair, though, I can't re-
ally knock mobile home living.
I've called two trailers home
in my lifetime one during my
childhood when the folks were
building a conventional home
next door, and another when I
left the nest as a budding pizza
delivery driver.
The latter mobile home was
a roach-invested shoe box, but
it was my roach-invested shoe
box, so I was happy.


Halloween and other lures of October


I love October.
Halloween, a chill in the air, M S
the World Series, college foot-
ball, pumpkins I love it all THE
and always have.
Somewhere the leaves are ROBER"
getting ready to do their annu-
al color show. They are ready
to turn so bright red and yellow that it looks
like the trees have burst into flames.
Just not here.
Florida makes the fall a little difficult. As I
write this, the day is promising to be rainy and
90, with enough humidityin the air to make it
feel like I'm walking around in a sauna.
That's not quite how I remember October
as a child. As a kid in Buffalo, October meant
jackets and afternoons after school looking up
at the low hanging clouds wondering if today
was the day for the first snow of the season
- and hoping against hope that it was.
Even at 8 years old, a kid learned to read
the clouds and tell when one was a "snow
cloud," hanging low in the sky and looking
so heavy that any moment it would tear open
and those white flakes would drift down to
earth and every kid in miles would stand with
his or her mouth open and tongue out, wait-
ing to catch on it the first fat flake of the year.
Because those are the best!
Those flakes were still white. They hadn't
been turned gray from the smoke from a near-
by plant or been tramped in cold, wet slush.
Instead, I'm in short sleeves and damp not
from snowfall, but from sweat. Oh well. There


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are plenty of good reasons for
DE OF fall in Florida besides still-
green trees and no first snow.
ATIER The other day, my new
partner in the high school
SERARD library, Dianna Hinson,
brought a plate of pumpkin
bars. I had never had a pump-
kin bar but I like pumpkin anything.
No one else got much of a chance to sample
Dianna's pumpkin bars since I got pumpkin-
greedy and ate the whole plate.
Later that day, in a fit of October frenzy, I
put out Halloween decorations scarecrows,
light-up jack-o-lanterns, little pumpkins with
glitter on them, and Dianna added Halloween
bowls with candyin them, which was gone by
the end of the day.
As the month progresses, I'll break out my
collection of Halloween ties and t-shirts. I
don't usually wear t-shirts to work, but ma-
jor holidays are an exception and I'll have to
sport my Great Pumpkin t-shirt sometime
soon. I won't be able to help myself. If any-
one complains Dianna can just explain, "He
couldn't help himself, the Halloween frenzy
was on him."
Halloween seems to be making a come-
back.
For a while it was the most vilified holiday.
People claimed it promoted Satanism and
witchcraft. I could never figure that. I love
Halloween, but that doesn't mean I want to
sacrifice a goat or howl at the moon. Only te-
quila does that.


When I was a kid we just wandered the
neighborhood collecting loot. This was before
parents had to worry about razor blades or
poisoned popcorn balls. My moms main con-
cern was all the tooth-rotting stuff in my bag.
Halloween has to be dentists favorite holi-
daytoo.
As a gigantic sports fan I also love October
for college football and the World Series.
I am a Seminole fan, which this season is
like hitting yourself over the head with a 2-
by-4 every Saturday. My wife is a Gator fan.
She tried to use my love of autumn against
me though. We have a blue front door and she
hung an orange wreath on the door for the
holidays.
"You're not fooling me you know," I told
her. "Orange and blue?"
"I don't know what you're talking about.
This is a holiday color."
"Oh, okay. I'll just go buy a garnet and gold
wreath and put that up."
"Uh... No!"
I haven't really been following baseball
this year, but I will watch the World Serious.
That's what one of my kids called it when they
were little and the name stuck. I'm hoping for
a Dodgers/Yankees series. I don't really like
either team, but it would be nice for tradi-
tion.
The rain has let up and it looks as if it
might cool down a little. Unfortunately those
are more rain clouds out there and not snow
clouds.


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Housing funds going unused


JOEL ADDINGTON
NEWS EDITOR
reporter@bakercountypress.com
Despite ever-dropping home
prices, a state program to loan up
to $8000 to first-time buyers has
all but failed in Baker County and
elsewhere.
Florida lawmakers put about
$30 million into the Florida
Homebuyer Opportunity Pro-
gram [FHOP] and funneled the
money to counties through the
existing State Housing Initiatives
Partnership [SHIP] program.
Single persons making less
than $75,000 and couples earn-
ing less than $150,000 who
haven't owned a home in three
years were eligible to participate.


The hope was to spur the
housing market by putting cash
into participants' hands now
and requiring them to file for
the $8000 federal tax credit to
pay the counties back within 18
months. Interest would start ac-
cruing thereafter and a lien would
eventually satisfy repayment if
the homeowner did not.
However, the program also re-
stricted how Baker County could
use its $350,000 in annual SHIP
funds. Instead of down payment
assistance of up to $20,000 as
well as repairs and rehabilita-
tions, the money could only used
for FHOP loans limited to $8000
per recipient.
"We tried to point out in the


beginning of this program that
this approach wouldn't work in
Baker County," County Manager
Joe Cone recently wrote in an e-
mail to state housing officials who
inquired about the program's
success.
"During the past five years we
have only had five individuals
participate in [SHIP] down pay-
ment assistance," he said. "Now
that funds have been restricted to
down payment assistance only,
and it's less than half of what was
previously available, we do not
think the changes are benefitting
our community.
"The mandated 'one-size-fits-
all' approach did not work in
Baker County. Our need is for re-


hab and new construction for low
to medium income families."
Though there's been plenty of
interest in Baker County since the
program began four months ago,
only one loan has been issued.
The county's SHIP coordi-
nator Arlene Griffis said most
people either find the program
too complicated or simply can't
qualify for home financing.
The latter snag has become so
common that Ms. Griffis requests
a pre-approved letter of credit be-
fore processing an application.
"Most will say they'll just wait
until SHIP comes back and do it
then," she said.
Unless Congress acts to extend
the federal first-time buyer tax
credit beyond its October 31 ex-
piration date, the FHOP program
will end with little success.
Tampa Bay Online reported
last month that Pasco County,
one of the first to embrace the
program, had completed just
six applications, and Tampa had
only given out one loan.

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laptops to provide workshops,
information on careers and
training scholarships, and em-
ployment leads will be at the fol-
lowing locations this month:
Oct. 7 Glen Town Hall,
10046 N. Glen Ave., 9:oo am to
noon.
Oct. 7 Baker County Health
Department, 480 W. Lowder
St., 1:oo pm to 5:00 pm.
October 15 Community Ac-
tion Agency, 84 W. Lowder St.,
1:oo pm to 5:00 pm.
October 29 First Baptist of
Macclenny, 314 S. 6th St., 2:30
pm to 5:30 pm.
October 29 Baldwin Town
Hall, to US 90 W., lo:oo am to
1:00o m.


JOEL ADDINGTON
NEWS EDITOR
reporter@bakercountypress.com
Before granting final approval
of its new $6.5-million budget
the evening of September 29,
the Macclenny City Commission
learned about roughly $300,000
in unforeseen expenses that oc-
curred during the past year.
"If we see we're going to run
over our general fund budget,
we must come before you for ad-
justments," City Manager Gerald
Dopson told the five commis-
sioners.
The unexpected spending
was tempered by adjustments
in revenue, however. They
stemmed from a $240,000 loan
and greater than anticipated re-
imbursements from the Federal
Emergency Management Agency
or FEMA.
Most of the loan, about
$230,000, was added to the
street department budget for
purchasing land on East Boule-
vard. The property will be used
for water retention ponds to help
ease flooding in the area.
Cash from FEMA was bud-
geted at $22,500, but jumped to
$129,149.
Fire department salaries were
also adjusted upwards by about
$70,000 to reflect payments to
firefighters for disaster response


outside the region, mostly wild
fires in other parts of the state.
In all, general fund revenue in-
creased $346,649 and expenses
rose $299,753.
Commissioner Vernon Ben-
nett also questioned proposed
spending increases at Heritage
Park, namely the more than
$4400 hike in repairs and main-
tenance.
Mr. Dopson said the increase
more accurately reflects the
amount spent during the 2008-
09 fiscal year. Budget this year
is $23,500 versus last year's
$19,060.
The proposed 2009-10 spend-
ing for Heritage Park was broken
down further in the budget with
the most $14,560 allocated
for a "handyman" contractor.
There was also $3000 for AC
maintenance and $6000 for pest
control, electrical and plumbing.
Another line item in the rec-
reation budget labeled "other
current charges" piqued Mr.
Bennett's interest as well. It was
set for a $500 jump. He said the
lack of detail left him without an
explanation for inquiring con-
stituents.
"I don't like that in there," he
said. "I want to see what we're
talking about ... I can't tell him [a
constituent] what it's for because
I don't know what it's for."
Mayor Gary Dopson and city


administrator Melissa Thomp-
son explained how the line item
was a miscellaneous account
common to all departments for
expenses that don't fit into more
specific categories like repairs
and maintenance or machinery
and equipment.
"This is a just-in-case ac-
count," said the mayor.
City Manager Gerald Dop-
son defended the increase from
$8000 to $8500, saying "That's
what it ran last year."
The vote to adopt the budget
and accompanying property tax
rate of $3.60 per $1000 of tax-
able value, which represented a
roughly $20,000 tax increase,
was unanimous.
The budget also included a 1.5
percent raise for all city employ-
ees. The wage increase represents
about $31,500 in the budget.


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Dog shot in cow attack

A pit bull was shot dead by a resident on Elvin Starling Rd. after
it and another pit bull attacked a cow on Robert Colston's Macclenny
property.
Mr. Colston said the dogs brought the cow to the ground by biting
its neck and rear before his wife fired at one of the pit bulls, striking it
in the neck.
The second pit bull fled into the woods.
Deputy Daniel Nichols noted a bite mark and bleeding on the cows
neck. He contacted the number on the dead dog's collar, though Wesley
Canaday advised none of his dogs were missing. Mr. Colston later re-
ported that Jim Starling Rd. resident John Spradely claimed ownership
of the dogs and removed the dead animal.
In another dog bite incident, Maxine Horne of Crews Rd. in Glen
ended up in the emergency room of Fraser Memorial the afternoon of
October 1 after her grandson's Lab attacked her smaller dog and she
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Vehicle burglaries linked?



$5K plus in property missing


Legal Notices


Police are investigating two
possibly connected vehicle bur-
glaries on W. Ben Rowe Circle
that occurred overnight October
1-2.
One involved a car burglary
and the theft of a purse contain-
ing $2000 in cash that belonged
to an Ohio woman staying with
family in Macclenny for a fu-
neral.
The other break-in involved
the Baker County Fire Depart-
ment brush truck at the residence
of county firefighter Kevin Grodi
as well as Mr. Grodi's personal
vehicle.
All the vehicles were believed
to be unlocked.
Mr. Grodi was the first to call
police at about 10:15 am. Officer
Shawn Bishara responded to his
8914 Ben Rowe Circle address
and learned the pilfered property
included equipment and tools
like a hand radio and two saws,
as wells as personal property like
miscellaneous CDs.
In all, the stolen property was
worth an estimated $3,262.
Shoe prints were discovered
around the vehicles and finger
prints were lifted as well.
Officers found similar shoe
prints during a neighborhood
canvass in Lynnwood Griffis'
driveway just 1oo yards from the
crime scene.
There they made contact with
Mr. Griffis' son, 22-year-old Elick
Griffis, who was transported to
the sheriffs complex for ques-
tioning.
According to police, he stated
he was out with friends the pre-
vious evening, didn't know any-
thing about the burglary, and
couldn't account for the where-
abouts of his brother, Jarred
Griffis, 26, either.
He also allowed police to
check the shoes at his residence
to see if they matched those at
the crime scene, which they did
not, according to Investigator
Brad Dougherty's report of the
October 2 interview.
A short time later, the elder
Mr. Griffis arrived and pointed
deputies to a unknown black
male he said came to his home
the previous evening asking for
his oldest son.
The suspect was identified as
Charlie Denmark, 44, also a resi-
dent of Ben Rowe Circle. When
questioned, Mr. Denmark also
denied knowledge of the bur-
glary and showed deputies his
shoes, which didn't match the
foot prints at the crime scene.
In the second burglary, Donna
Scott of Ohio reported that her
purse was taken from her car,
which was possibly unlocked and
parked at her son's 8804 W. Ben
Rowe Circle address overnight,
states Investigator Dougherty's
report.
In other burglaries reported
this past week:


First meeting

The Libertarian Party of Bak-
er County will hold their first
club meeting October 8 at 7:00
pm at the Macclenny Waffle
House. All members or any-
one interested in learning more
about the Libertarian Party are
welcome to attend.
For more information call
Clint Shivers at 904-566-7377.


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Two men were arrested fol-
lowing an investigation to the
theft of a tree stand from Tammy
Combs' truck late in the evening
of September 29 while it was
parked at Mac Liquors on E.
Macclenny Ave.
The victim stated she was in-
side the bar celebrating a friend's
birthdayfrom 9:oo-11:oo pm and
returned to find her husband's
tree stand gone.
Investigators David Morgan
and Steve Harvey reviewed sur-
veillance footage from the bar
the following day and recognized
one of two suspects around Ms.
Combs vehicle as 27-year-old
Paul Troxell.
Mr. Troxell was located at his
Tom Wilkerson Rd. residence.
The suspect stated the tree stand
was at the house of Josh Teston,
21, of West Madison St. in Glen,
according to Investigator Mor-
gan's report.
Officers immediately left for
Mr. Teston's address and trans-
ported Mr. Troxell tojail.
Mr. Teston turned over the tree
stand from his living room and it
was returned to Ms. Combs. He
was taken to jail as well, where
both suspects were interviewed.
Deputy Morgan said Mr. Tes-
ton admitted to taking the tree
stand at Mr. Troxwell's request,
while Mr. Troxell denied any role
in the crime, other than doing
nothing to stop Mr. Teston.
The officer stated further that
the surveillance video clearly
shows Mr. Troxell checking out
the victim's truck and talking on
his cell phone, presumably with
Mr. Teston, who told police Mr.
Troxell called him for a ride.
SIn a residential burglary from
September 30, James Hume of
N. Forty Circle in Macclenny re-
ported a 9 mm pistol taken from
his night stand between 2:00-
11:30 pm while he was away. The
victim told police the burglar
made entry through an open
front window because he noticed
the screen was damaged when he


returned home.
Someone broke a door
window at Keller Intermediate
School on S. 8th St. between Sep-
tember 30 and October 1. A piece
of concrete was found on the
ground outside the door.
Two additional cases of van-
dalism were reported at Saman-
tha Pepitone's E. North Blvd.
residence the afternoon of Octo-
ber 4 and David Kurtz's E. Ohio
St. home the afternoon of Sep-
tember 29.
Ms. Pepitone discovered holes
in the vinyl siding of her house
and responding Deputy Shawn
Bishara also noted the home ap-
peared to have been shot four
times by a paint ball gun.
Mr. Kurtz awoke when he
heard loud bangs and soon found
rocks on his bed and around a
broken window and blinds.
Deputy Jeffrey Shouse noted
in his report that four days prior
the victim called police after his
bicycle went missing.
Deputies recovered a bike
matching a description of the
missing one on South Blvd. the
next day. It was in the posses-
sion Fredrick Marshall, who was
arrested for obstruction after be-
ing informed a criminal compli-
ant would be filed against him.
The incident also resulted in a
criminal complaint for disorderly
conduct against his 17-year-old
brother.


Pumpkin patch

The Pumpkin Patch at First
United Methodist Church in
Macclenny will have a grand
opening on October 17 from
10:00 am until 2:00 pm. There
will be carnival games, photo
booth, food and more.
The patch will be open from
October 15 31. Hours are Mon-
day, Tuesday, Thursday and
Friday 11:oo am 7:00 pm,
Wednesday 11:oo am 5:00 pm,
and Saturday 10:oo am 6:00
pm.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
CASE NO.: 02-2009-DR-323
In re: The Marriage of:
Roberta L. Snyder,
Petitioner,

And

Brian E. Snyder,
Respondent,

NOTICE OF ACTION FOR
DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

TO: Brian E. Snyder
11236 Allen Acres Road
Macclenny, Fl 32063

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been
filed against you and that you are required to serve
a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on
the petitioner Roberta L. Snyder, whose address
is 11236 Allen Acres Road, Macclenny, FL 32063
on or before October 22, 2009 and file the original
with the clerk of this court at 339 E. 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 dis-
closure of documents and information. Failure to
comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal
or striking of pleadings.
Dated: September 21, 2009.


9/24-10/15


REQUEST FOR QUALIFICATIONS (RFQ)
In accordance with F.S. 287.055 the Consultant's
Competitive Negotiation Act (CCNA), NOTICE IS
HEREBY GIVEN that the Board of County Commis-
sioners of Baker County Florida, will be accepting a
statement of qualifications from Florida Registered
Engineering firms until 3:00 p.m., October12, 2009
at the Baker County Administration Building located
at 55 North 3rd Street, Macclenny Florida 32063 for
the below specified projects. The submittals will
be tabulated and examined at that time for confor-
mance to the basic requirements listed below.
Proposals WILL NOT be considered valid un-
less received by the aforementioned deadline and
marked "Request for Qualifications, RFQ # 2009-
005."
Baker County staff will review the submittals as
soon thereafter as possible.
After review and consideration by the County
staff a ranking of the firms (short list) will be pre-
pared. The number one ranked firm derived from
the short list will be asked to submit a proposal that
is to include a scope of work, fees and time sched-
ule for project completion. If the negotiation with
the first firm is successful, contract procedures will
be initiated. If contract negotiations fail, the County
will seek a proposal from the number two ranked
firm. Should negotiations fail with the number two
ranked firm the County will proceed to negotiate
with the third ranked firm.
Once a contract is agreed upon it will be sub-
mitted to the County Commissioners for approval
and authorization to proceed.
Firms desiring to provide the professional ser-
vices must submit five (5) copies of the Standard
Architect-Engineer and Related Services Question-
naire Form 330, the firms qualifications, names and
experience of project team, experience with SCRAP
and SCOP projects, a listing of similar resurfacing
projects in Florida including dollar amounts associ-
ated therewith, and proof of liability insurance in the
minimum amount of $1,000,000.00.
SCOPE OF PROJECT


Clerk of the Court This project consist of providing Protessional
By: Jamie Crews Engineering Services for the preparation of plans
Deputy Clerk for the resurfacing, minor widening, and safety
improvements of two existing paved county main-
tained roads. The project limits, along with minimal
anticipated engineering services are as follows:


NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Loretta Merritt the
holder of the following certificate has filed said cer-
tificate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The cer-
tificate number and year of issuance, the descrip-
tion of the property and the names in which it was
assessed are as follows:
CERTIFICATE NO: 03-00625
YEAR OF ISSUANCE 2003
DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:
Commencing on the North line of the North bou-
levard of the Town of Macclenny opposite the
Northeast corner of block 7 of the said Town and
run South 79 degrees West along the North line of
said North Boulevard 1320 feet for a place of be-
ginning of the lot herein conveyed; then run North
11 degrees West along the West line of the Hunter
Lot 200 feet, then run South 79 degrees West 127
feet, then run South 10 degrees East 200 feet, and
then run North 79 degrees East 129 feet to place
of beginning, all in Section 29, Township 2 South
Range 22 East.
ALL OF SAID PROPERTY BEING LOCATED IN
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: Loretta Merritt Hart
and ET AL
Unless such certificate or certificates shall be re-
deemed according to law, the property described
herein will be sold to the highest bidder at the East
door of the Baker County Courthouse, Macclenny,
Florida on December 1, 2009 at 11:00 a.m.
DATED this 28TH DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2009.
AL FRASER
CLERK OR COURT
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
BY: BONNIE PALLESCHI
As Deputy Clerk
10/1-10/22

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
CASE NO.: 02-2009-DR-332
TAMARA WELSH LOFTIS,
Petitioner,

And


JERRY DEAN NICHOLS,
Respondent,


NOTICE OF ACTION FOR
DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE

TO: JERRY DEAN NICHOLS
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
8308 ODEN AVENUE
JACKSONVILLE, FL 32216

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been
filed against you and that you are required to serve
a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on
Tamara W. Loftis whose address is 4812 Elizabeth
Terrace, Jacksonville, FL 32205 on or before Octo-
ber 24, 2009 and file the original with the clerk of
this court at 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny
FL 32063 before service on Petitioner or immedi-
ately 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 dis-
closure of documents and information. Failure to
comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal
or striking of pleadings.
Dated: August 19, 2009.


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Phone (904) 259-4774
The following vehicle will be sold at public
auction October 23, 2009 at 8:00 am at A, R&R
INC, 10525 Duval Lane, Macclenny, FL 32063.
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7611 WEST MT. VERNON
GLEN ST. MARY, FL. 32040-1120
Phone (904) 259-4375 FAX (904) 259-6146
The following vehicle will be sold at public
auction October 30, 2009 at 10:00 am at Hig-
ginbotham's Towing & Recovery, 7611 West Mt.
Vernon, Glen St. Mary, FL. 32040.
1991 Toyota 4 Dr.
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1. CR-23A (Woodlawn Road) from SR-121 to
CR-125
Approximate length 2.5 miles with a
$515,870.00 budget
Prepare all construction and bidding docu-
ments, typical section drawings (not detailed
plans and profiles) for resurfacing along with
minor shoulder rework.
Pavement marking and signage plan. It is an-
ticipated limited survey information will be
required for this project. Baker County will
provide survey information.
No storm water resource permits will be re-
quired and there are no water and sewer or gas
utilities involved.
2. CR-130 from SR-121 to CR-229 (Mudlake
Road)
Approximate length 6.7 miles with a
$2,039,700.00 budget.
Prepare all construction and bidding docu-
ments, typical section drawings for resurfac-
ing, widening, and shoulder rework, pavement
markings, signage, and guardrail replacement,
quantities, and specifications. It is anticipated
limited survey information will be required.
Baker County will provide same. No storm wa-
ter resource permits will be required and there
are no water/sewer or gas utilities involved.

All prospective companies are hereby instructed
NOT to contact any member of the Elected Officials,
County Manager or County Employees for meet-
ings, conferences or technical discussions related
to the RFQ. Unauthorized contact with Elected Of-
ficials, County Manager or County personnel may
result in rejection of the Firm's RFQ response.
The County reserves the right to waive formalities
in any response, to reject any or all responses with
or without cause, including the lack of availability
of adequate funds, regulatory agency requirements,
and/or to accept the response that, in its judgment,
will be in the best interest of the County.
A person or affiliate who has been placed on the
convicted vendor list following a conviction for a
public entity crime may not submit a bid on a con-
tract to provide any goods or services to a public
entity, may not submit a bid on a contract with a
public entity for the construction or repair of a pub-
lic building or public work, may not submit bids on
leases of real property to a public entity, may not be
awarded or perform work as a contractor, supplier,
subcontractor, or consultant under a contract with
any public entity, and may not transact business
with any public entity in excess of the threshold
amount provided in Section 287.017, Florida Stat-
utes, for CATEGORY TWO for a period of 36 months
from the date of being placed on the convicted ven-
dor list.
10/1-10/8

PUBLIC NOTICE
The Baker County Board of Baker County Com-
missioners will hold a public hearing on Monday,
October 19, 2009 at 6:01 PM or as soon thereafter
as possible to consider for adoption the proposed
Resolution whose title hereinafter appears. The
Baker County Land Planning Agency will hold a
public hearing to review the proposed Resolution
on Thursday, October 8, 2009 at 7:01 PM or as
soon thereafter as possible. Both public hearings
will be held at the County Administration Building,
55 North Third Street, Macclenny, Florida. On the
dates above mentioned, all interested parties may
appeal and be heard with respect to this Resolution
which is titled as follows:
A RESOLUTION BY THE BAKER COUNTY
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS AUTHORIZ-
ING EXECUTION OF A LETTER OF CONCURRENCE
ON BEHALF OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA TO BE
SUBMITTED WITH AN APPLICATION TO REORGA-
NIZE GENERAL PURPOSE FOREIGN TRADE ZONE
NUMBER 64 TO THE FOREIGN-TRADE ZONES
BOARD UNDER THE ALTERNATIVE SITE FRAME-
WORK
A copy of said resolution may be inspected by
any member of the public in the commissioner's of-
fice, address stated above. In accordance with Sec-
tion 286.0105, F.S.; "If any person decided to appeal
any decision made by the County Commission with
respect to any matter considered at this scheduled
meeting or hearing, the person will need a record
of the proceedings, and for such purposes the per-
son may need to ensure that a verbatim record of
the proceeding is made which record includes the
testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is
to be based."
According to the American with Disabilities Act,
persons needing a special accommodations or an
interpreter to participate to participate in those pro-
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9/24, 10/8




PRESS CLASSIFIED
ONLY

S $6.U cash/check

Deadline Monday at 5:00

STHE BAKER COUNTY PRESS
.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO.: 02-2009-CA-0111

VYSTAR CREDIT UNION
Plaintiff,
vs.

FRANKLIN E. MCCULLOUGH; ETAL,
Defendantss,

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final
Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated the 29th
day of September, 2009, and entered in Case No.
02-2009-CA-0111, of the Circuit Court of the 8th
Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida,
wherein VYSTAR CREDIT UNION is the Plaintiff
and FRANKLIN E. MCCULLOUGH; TAMMY W. MC-
CULLOUGH; BAKER COUNTY FEDERAL CREDIT
UNION N/K/A COUNTRY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION;
and JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN
TENANTS IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY are Defendants. I will sell to the high-
est and best bidder for cash at the Baker County
Courthouse, at 11:00 a.m. on the 27th day of
October, 2009, the following described property as
set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:

LOT 9B
A part of the SW /4 of Section 3, Town-
ship 3 South, Range 21 East, Baker Coun-
ty, Florida, more particularly described
as follows: Commence at the concrete
monument marking the intersection of
the North line of said SW 4 and the West
right-of-way line of State Road No. 123
and run West along the North line of said
SW '4 2070 feet for a Point of Beginning;
thence continue West 560.32 feet to the
Northwest corner of said SW /4; thence
South along the West line of said SW 4
216.20 feet; thence East along the North
right-of-way of Hopkins Road and its
westward extension 559.40 feet; thence
North 214.50 feet to the Point of Begin-
ning.

TOGETHER WITH AND SUBJECT TO a
50 foot Easement for ingress and egress,
25 feet on each side of the following de-
scribed centerline:
Commence at the North line of the SW 4
of Section 3, Township 3 South, Range
21 East, Baker County, Florida, and the
Westerly right-of-way line of State Road
No. 123; thence run S 3001'18" W, along
said Westerly right-of-way line a distance
of 235 feet to the centerline of said 50
foot Easement for ingress and egress
and the Point of Beginning; thence run N
87035'19" W, a distance of 554.70 feet;
thence run N 87045'25" W, a distance of
1713.08 feet; thence S 28021'48" W, a
distance of 378.91 feet; thence S 1012'48"
W, a distance of 445.69 feet to the Point
of Termination of said Easement.

Together with a 1999 limited doublewide
mobile home with VIN #FLA14613952A
AND FLA14613952B, TITLE #77594079
AND 77594080.


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 SIXTY
(60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE.

If you are a person with a disability who needs
any accommodations in order to participate in the
proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to
the provision of certain assistance. Please contact
Court Administration at the Alachua County Court-
house, 201 E. University, Gainesville, FL 32601,
and whose telephone number is (352) 374-3648
within two working days of your receipts of this
notice of sale.

Dated this 30th day of September, 2009.

T.A. "AL" FRASER
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By: Jamie Crews
Deputy Clerk
Submitted by:
VERNIS & BOWLING OF NORTH FLORIDA, PA.
Attorneys for Plaintiff
4309 Salisbury Road
Jacksonville, Florida 32216
Telephone: (904) 296-6751
Facsimile: (904) 296-8938
10/8-10/15
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JU-
DICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY,
FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION
CASE NO:02 2008 CA 000091
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL TRUST COMPANY,
AS TRUSTEE FOR MORGAN STANLEY MORT-
GAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES
2007-HE2
PLAINTIFF
VS.
NICHOLAS DELGROSS; WENDY DELGROSS; ANY
AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN
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; JOHN DOE AND JANE
DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION
DEFENDANTS)
RE- NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Or-
der Granting the Motion to Reset Foreclosure Sale
dated September 29, 2009, entered in Civil Case
No. 02 2008 CA 000091 of the Circuit Court of
the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County,
MACCLENNY, Florida, I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at THE EAST DOOR OF THE
COURTHOUSE of the BAKER County Courthouse,
339 EAST MACCLENNY AVE, MACCLENNY, Florida,
at 11:00 a.m. on the 27th day of October, 2009 the
following described property as set forth in said
Summary Final Judgment, to-wit:
LOT 5, BLOCK 3, COUNTRY CLUB ES-
TATES, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF
AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE
49, OF THE 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.
Dated this 30th day of September, 2009.
AL FRASER
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: JAMIE CREWS
Deputy Clerk

IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS


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needing a special accommodation should contact
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Courthouse at 904-259-8113, 1-800-955-8771
(TDD) or 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay Ser-
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS


Arrest sought for scam


Fraud loots $9600 from


The sheriff's department
sought a warrant last week for the
arrest of a Jacksonville woman
who allegedly defrauded an el-
derly man of $9600 over to days
in a checking account scam that
crossed state lines.
Deborah Busch, 47, allegedly
conned John Still, 72, no address
listed, by depositing counterfeit
checks into a Wisconsin bank
account, and then writing seven
checks to Mr. Still, asking him
to deposit them into his account
at Vystar Credit Union in Mac-
clenny and refund her cash, ac-
cording to police.
Mr. Still told Deputy Matt
Riegel the woman claimed the
money was from an inheritance
she intended to use to buy land
in Baldwin. She justified the
transactions by telling him the
Wisconsin bank didn't have a lo-
cal branch.
The ruse took place September
12-22 and Mr. Still reported it to
the sheriffs office September 29
while Deputy Riegel was working
off duty at Vystar.
He said his account was al-
most $6000 in the negative.
Further investigation revealed
employees at the Wisconsin bank
detected the counterfeit checks
and closed Ms. Busch's account
August 27. The case remained
under investigation early this
week.
In another scam reported this
past week, an unidentified white
male used a quick change trick to
swindle the clerk at the Citgo sta-
ton on South 6th in Macclenny of
$50 from her register the evening
of October 1.
About 9:30 pm, the man
bought $3 in lotto tickets with a
$50 dollar bill. As the clerk made
change and the man said he want-
ed to give her the change plus the
$50 in exchange for a $100 bill.
She responded she didn't have a
hundred, to which he took both
the $47 in change and the $50 he
paid with, states Deputy Robert
Simpkins' report.
The suspect is of average build
and about 5' 11" and the clerk
said she'd review the security
video and contact police with an
further information.
In other theft cases reported
this past week:
An unidentified white male
left the Macclenny Walmart
through an emergency exit unde-
tected with two computers and


ink cartridges valued at more
than $1700 just before 3:oo am
October 4.
According to Deputy Shawn
Bishara's report, the suspect
applied putty to the speaker of
a rear door alarm to muffle the
sound and fled in a vehicle wait-
ing outside. His face nor the
license plate of the vehicle were
caught on surveillance video, the
officer said.
Another shoplifter was ar-
rested at the store the evening
of September 29 after a security
employee said she was seen stuff-
ing clothes and DVDs into a tote
bag with a companion.
Tyineshia Whittington, 19, of
Jacksonville was apprehended
attempting to leave the store
while her female cohort was not.
Deputy Jeffrey Shouse's report
indciates the recovered merchan-
dise totaled more than $1000
and included 51 DVDs and the
tote bag.
The Macclenny Fire Depart-
ment has two fewer water pumps
worth about $1000 following a
theft from Station 2 on Hartline
Drive between September 26-28.
The non-functioning pumps were
used for training purposes.
A day after reporting the
crime, a firefighter also noticed
about $800 worth of pipe miss-


72 year old
ing from the same station.
Richard Maxwell of Glen St.
Mary reported a motor stolen
from a boat parked beside his
Calvary Lane residence overnight
October 1-2. The victim couldn't
provide a serial number for the
15-horsepower Mercury worth
an estimated $2300.
A student at Baker County
High School reported her cell
phone was taken from her gym
locker the morning of October 2
as she changed clothes. She said
she left the unsecured locker for a
short time but didn't see anyone
around her locker during that
time.


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Woman


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with pot


and pills
Police recovered a large
amount of marijuana, pills and
cash from a Lake City woman
who drew the attention of a pass-
ing trucker as she fought with a
man alongside the westbound
lanes of I-io the afternoon of Oc-
tober 1.
The trucker said he spotted
39-year-old Shannon Gaskins
and an unidentified man outside
a black vehicle near exit 327 in
Sanderson before pulling over
to check on the woman's well be-
ing, states Deputy Chris Walker's
report.
The black vehicle then left the
area leaving Ms. Gaskins walk-
ing west. The truck driver said
he convinced the suspect, who
seemed intoxicated, to ride with
him.
While questioning the driver
Deputy Walker said he saw Ms.
Gaskins throw a very large bag of
what later tested positive as 450
grams of marijuana in the semi's
sleeper compartment. She was
immediately taken into custody.
Ms. Gaskins had no prescrip-
tion for the 19 alprazdam and
three lorazopam tablets found
in her purse. The officer also
noted in his report that $600 in
the suspect's possession were in
small denominations consistent
with drug sales.
She was booked at county jail
for possessing controlled sub-
stances and more than 20 grams
marijuana, both felonies.
A 15-year-old student at
Baker High was referred to teen
court after Deputy Thomas Dyal
located a small amount of mari-
juana hidden inside an ink pen in
the student's hand the afternoon
of September 29.


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Fathers name sons


in trio of theft cases


The State Attorney's Office
will determine whether to pur-
sue a theft charge against the son
of William Walker, 54, who told
police the 28-year-old stole two
rings valued at $2200 last June
and has a drug problem.
According to Deputy Matt
Riegel's report, Mr. Walker said
he and his wife, who reside at
10731 Westside St. in Glen, soon
located the rings at Baker Guns
and Gold and placed them on lay-
away, making periodic payments
to buy them back.
When asked about the delay
in reporting the theft, the victim
stated he wasn't sure if he wanted
to pursue charges.
After talking with Baker Guns
and Gold, Deputy Riegel noted
the rings were pawned bythe son,
Jeffrey Burnsed Jr., in November
and December of 2008.
Mr. Walker also reported that
a set of 50 framed quarters went
missing more recently and a pit
bull had been taken from his
yard.
In another alleged thefts be-
tween family members:
Glen St. Mary resident Gene
Burns named his step-son as a


possible suspect in the theft of
$40 in change from his Morn-
ingside Lane residence over the
September 25-27 weekend.
Deputy Patrick McGauley's re-
port states the victim said Mark
Stoddard Jr., 18, and his friend,
known only to him as Justin,
stayed at the residence while Mr.
Burns was out of town.
When Mr. Burns returned,
there were empty alcoholic bev-
erage containers in the kitchen,
he noticed his vehicle had been
moved and the house smelled of
burnt marijuana, he told the of-
ficer.
A misdemeanor theft charge
was filed with the State Attorney's
Office against Mr. Stoddard.
When Bill Brannen checked
his wallet October 1 after his son
David Brannen left their Olustee
residence on US 90 about 3:00
pm, he discovered three $100
bills missing.
The 67-year-old father said
his 4o-year-old son was the only
other person at the home when
he want to sleep the previous eve-
ning. His wallet was in his pants
next to the bed.


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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS


Simulated fires, real results


Lowder station serves as training ground


KELLEY LANNIGAN
FEATURES
features@bakercountypress.com
The writer recently spent several
days with members of the City of
Macclenny firefighter team. This is
the second installment of a three
part series.
During a typical 24-hour shift,
Macclenny firefighters immerse
themselves in a number of rou-
tine exercises such as engaging
fire hydrants and handling hoses.
But when the sun goes down, that
training takes on an entirely dif-
ferent dimension.
"Chief [Buddy] Dugger re-
quires a high level of training for
our firefighters," said Division
Chief Scott Crews. "He's made
that a priority. What our folks
learn actually goes beyond the
state's minimum requirements."
Station 2, located near the
Baker County Health Depart-
ment, is more than just a building
to house an extra fire truck and a
couple employees. It's a training
complex where every Thursday
from 6:00 pm until lo:oo pm
firefighters actively work to mas-
ter a variety of complex skills.
The facility also trains firefight-
ers from other counties.
Seasoned firefighters rein-
force training they have already
completed and help newer team
members master skills that will
save a building or a life and
sometimes both. On a recent
Thursday at Station 2, firefight-
ers from the City of Lake Butler
were being put through ladder
drills taught by Macclenny's
Captain Chris Bonds. He keeps
his Firefighter Essentials Manual
close by because just for ladders
alone, the manual contains 48
pages of objectives that must be
mastered.
The firefighters practiced
the proper way to lift, carry and
manipulate ladders of different
sizes, especially necessary when
working in groups.
One group worked to complete
a three-man raise. They quickly
moved on to learning how to
stabilize ladders against build-
ings and how to "tie in" a ladder
through an open window.
Depending on the size of a lad-
der, two or three people may be
needed to stabilize it so another
firefighter at the top can work
safely or perform a rescue.
As the ladders extended, fire-
fighters tied off the sections with
rope, an added stabilizing mea-
sure.
Captain Bonds then demon-
strated the correct way to place
feet on rungs, the hand-over-
hand grasp and the 75-degree
angle the body should be in when
ascending and descending.
From a height of 35 feet Mac-
clenny firefighters demonstrated
how secure their positions are
when the ladder is properly sta-
bilized and their legs and feet
are "locked in." They let go of the
ladder and leaned backwards in
open air. Then they threw a few
volleys back and forth with a
ball.
"At this point, they're secure
and their center of gravity is bal-
anced," Captain Bonds pointed
out. "They can perform any nec-
essary work using a variety of
tools. Leaning far to either side
of the ladder doesn't compro-
mise their balance and being in

Master Cutterman
awarded to Hicks
Jacksonville native Paul
Hicks who is stationed in Alaska
was named the Coast Guard's
13th Master Cutterman this past
week. This award is given to
those who have served at least
20 years at sea. Hicks, the son
of Mary and the late George
Hicks of Glen St. Mary, enlisted
in 1980 and has served aboard
eight cutters according to the
news release.

Possible reunion
Did you attend Taylor El-
ementary School? Did you fin-
ish sixth grade in 1967, 1968 or
1969? There is interest in a re-


union of these classes. A meeting
will be held Monday, October 19
at 7:00 pm at the home of Tara
(Yarbrough) Holman in Glen.
Anyone interested in planning
this reunion is asked to attend.
Please contact Tara at 259-5996
or 449-6566 for more informa-
tion.


PHOTO BY KELLEY LANNIGAN
Two firefighters utilize a wide fog water pattern to subdue a routine vehicle fire during an exercise.


the locked-in position completely
frees both hands for working."
Nearby, Macclenny firefight-
ers were setting up a drill that
called for extinguishing a car fire.
The objective was to simulate ar-
riving, accessing and subduing
the fire and securing the scene. A
burned-out car frame kept on site
for such training was stoked with
sections of wooden palettes.
Chief Dugger ignited the
wood from the extended nozzle
of a propane tank. When the
fire was nearing a full burn, the
men designated for the exercise
were nearby in the truck. When
they received the call indicat-
ing a fully-involved car fire, they
suited up, approached the scene
from the street and prepared to
attack.
Two to three men maneuvered
the hose. The nozzle was adjust-
ed to create an umbrella screen,
then stopped down to a wide fog
pattern that shields them from
heat as they approach.
"I want the fire down but not
completely out," shouted Chief
Dugger. "Remember, we have to
do this again."
When the fire was controlled,
the car was prepped for a second
exercise. Again wood palettes
were set on fire and the exercise
started, involving a new set of
firefighters. This time, Chief Dug-
ger had a little surprise in store.
When the firefighters turned
their backs for a few moments to
pull and nozzle up the hose, he
tossed in a "bomb."
The firefighters approached
with the hose with wide fog shield
as a thick cloud of hideous green
smoke suddenly began boiling
out of the car. Undeterred, the


firefighters continued their at-
tack until the car was free from
flames.
Afterwards, Chief Dugger rep-
rimanded the firefighters, for the
good of everyone on the team.
"Guys, you gotta think! You
never attack a car fire with green
or orange smoke. You have to re-
member your Hazmat training.
"Colored smoke like that can
mean there's an unknown haz-
ardous material present, even a
meth lab in the trunk or back of
the car. You don't put out that
kind of fire with water. You might
need to call in the Hazmat unit or
additional law enforcement."
After each four-hour training
session, testing takes place. To
complete Firefighter One train-
ing, which takes place over 12
weeks, firefighters must navigate
through many educational units
beginning with Department Or-
ganization and History.
The rest of the process requires
completion of units covering
the following: safety, firefighter
health and building construction;
risk benefit analysis, personal
protective equipment, ropes,
knots and apparatus (trucks, lad-
ders, water supply); fire behavior;
search and rescue; hoses and fire
streams; ventilation methods;
fire control and containment;
loss prevention; communication
and alarm systems; hazmat ma-
terials and more.
"And that's just to earn Fire-
fighter One certification," said
Captain Bonds. If they pass test-
ing for Firefighter One, they are
eligible to take the test for state
certification."
Two Lake Butler firefighters
taking part in a recent Thursday


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LIMITED NOTICE
OF PUBLIC HEARING
Pursuant to an application submitted by Michael and Judith
Westberry to be granted a special exception in reference to the
Baker County Land Development Regulations Section 3.05.23
Home Occupation, on property located on Birch Road in
Macclenny Florida. The Baker County Land Planning Agency
will consider the request at a public hearing scheduled for
Thursday, October 22, 2009, at 7:01 p.m. The public hearing
will be held at the County Administration Building, 55 North
Third Street, Macclenny, FL. On the date above-mentioned, all
interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to the
special exception request. The nature of the home occupation
is to operate a computer service for data recovery. Written
comments for or against the special exception may be sent to
the Baker County Planning and Zoning Department, 81 North
Third Street, Macclenny, FL 32063. Faxed comments may be
sent to 904-259-5057. Copies of the special exception may be
inspected by any member of the public in the Planning and
Zoning Department, address stated above. According to the
Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special
accommodation or an interpreter to participate in the proceeding
should contact the Administration Department at 904-259-3613
at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing. NOTE: This
is a limited public notice. If no objection to this proposal is
received within five (5) days of the public hearing, the hearing
will be canceled and the special exception will be granted.


night training session were fe-
males. One was taking a test after
ladder training. When Michael
Banks, Lake Butler's fire chief
took a break from grading tests,
he commented on the women.
"That's the great thing about
this profession. Each person is
not capable of performing each
task, but there will be something
they excel at," he said. "There is
absolutely room for both genders,
and all ages, heights, weights and
education levels. "Because of
their smaller physical size these
women excel at confined space
rescue that's extremely difficult
for some of the larger men."
He teased one of the firefight-
ers good-naturedly.
"A while back, Lindsay Kirk-
land exhibited a primary ex-
ample of the level of dedication
people who work in this field
often show.
"I arrived at a fire one morn-
ing, and there was Lindsey, oper-
ating the pumps, in hardly more
than her pajamas. She was sleep-
ing, heard the call and rushed to
the scene."


Landlords report


stolen AC, trailers

The owner of the Trail Ridge Mobile Home Park on E. Mac-
clennyAve. (US 90) told police four trailers, two air compressors
and two AC units disappeared from a wooded area west of the
mobile home park sometime between August 29 and September
29.
The owner, Scott Mandel of Orange Park, said the trailers
were homemade and the AC units were very old, according to
Deputy Randy Davis' report.
The officer also noted the wooded area couldn't be seen from
the street or by tenants of the park. The stolen property's esti-
mated value was $8700.
Another landlord, Lloyd Register of Sanderson, noticed one
of five AC units at his rental property on Register Rd. missing the
afternoon of September 30 after his tenants moved out without
notice.
He told Deputy Daniel Nichols the unit was valued at $225.
In questioning the tenants at their new residence on Wiremill
Rd. the officer reported that 45-year-old Clifford Laraway and
34-year-old Susan Gough gave conflicting statements about how
many AC units were at their previous residence.
Mr. Laraway initially stated there were six and later changed
it to five, adding that he and Ms. Gough switched them around to
different rooms, according to Deputy Nichols account.
Both suspects denied taking the AC unit or could advise on
who might have. The case remains under investigation.


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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS


What the judges see

How they pick the winners at the fair


KELLEY LANNIGAN I FEATURES
features@bakercountypress.com


The morning on the day before the Baker County
Fair opens is a busy time in the community and
business exhibits building.
That's when groups of judges collaborate on
the merit of submissions in five categories Hor-
ticulture, Artwork and Creative Crafts, Garments,
Needlework and Quilting, Canned Products or Food
Preservation, and Baked Goods and Candies.
Be it a painting, an African violet, a coconut cake,
a quilt or jar of pickles, these judges know their stuff.
All have completed judge's training required by the
4-H extension service and have mhands-on experi-
ence in their area of discipline.
No local judges are used. They're brought in from
surrounding counties to ensure complete objectiv-
ity. Danish standards, a traditional method for judg-
ing, are used and the entries are judged on their own
merit, not against each other.
A table is set
up for each group
of judges and
volunteer clerks
assist by bringing 4
groups of entries
to each table, then
removing them
when judging
of that group is
complete. Judg-
ing is a collabora-
tive activity and
the opinions of at
least three judges
are necessary to -
reach a final con-
elusion.
Clerks have ac- L
cess to an infor-
mation form on Above, Judges Ruth O'Leary, FrancisV
each entry, such of canning and preservation entries.
as category, lot the judge's verdict.
number and
class or divi-
sion.
They also
have basic
facts on the
person who
submits each
entry, such as
whether they
are an adult
or youth,
professional
or amateur.
An entrant's
identity is not
revealed.
It's part of
the clerk's job to answer, based on the provided in-
formation, any questions the judges have.
At the fine and decorative arts table, a judge held
up a paper mach6 sculpture submitted by an ele-
mentary student. She turned it carefully over in her
hands, considering the construction and the quality
of the painted surface.
"What is the age of the child who made this?"
asked the judge. The clerk quickly checked her note-
book to find out. The child's age is one thing that
will be considered when determining the awarding
of a ribbon.
Later, as photography was judged, the ladies de-
liberated on the merit of a nature photo. The entry
received the second place red ribbon.
"The photo is excellent and would have been
awarded a blue ribbon," one judge explained, "but
it was submitted in a shoddy frame with damaged
paint. Therefore, the over-all presentation only mer-
ited second place."
At the food table, judges sampled cakes and cook-
ies in the baked goods division.
The clerk set down a plate of cookies and checked
her form on the entrant.
"These are class four/cookies/drop," she stated.
"From a youth contestant."
Judging food is an interesting experience, said
judge Francis Watson, who holds a master food and
nutrition program certification. "That old saying
'You can't judge a book by its cover' really applies. A
cake can look absolutely splendid on the outside, but
not pass the taste test at all."
Diana Simpson enjoys judging food for a very
specific reason.
"The youth entries excite me," she said. "So many
people don't cook very much anymore and it's a skill
that isn't passed down the way it used to be. I love to
see young people attempting to master baking and
cooking."
She points to a plate of bar cookies with chocolate
topping.
"This entry is by a youth and I particularly liked
the use of graham cracker crumbs instead of flour,


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which would have been more common."
The judges say they always find some point of en-
couragement to record on their written comments
back to the entrant. If a cake was dry, but the pre-
sentation wonderful, they make suggestions for im-
proving the baking technique and compliment the
frosting and execution.
"Encouragement is very important," said Ms.
Simpson.
Canning division judges cast their skilled eyes
upon row after row of jellies, whole fruits, vegeta-
bles, mushrooms, pickles and sauces. Among the
items were such delectable looking entries as plum
date jelly, blueberryjam, pickled cauliflower andja-
lapeno pickled zucchini.
Canned items are not tasted, as that would re-
quire breaking the air-tight seal. The canning tech-
nique is the criteria for judging.
Screw lids must be easily removable so the seal
can be examined, as well as the required head space
between contents and the top of the lid.
A screw lid ob-
scures the head
space andifit can-
not be removed,
the entry may be
disqualified.
The judges ex-
amined a beauti-
ful jar of pickled
vegetables. Be-
cause the screw
lid was too tight
to be removed, it
was disqualified,
S ., which the judges
S" regretted.
For jellies,
S. color, clarity and
S firm body of the
PHOTOS BY KELLEY ANNIGAN jelly are consid-
on and Diana Simpson during judging ered and the
ow, stacks of quilts and afghans await proper head
space of 1/4
to 1/8 inch at
the top of the
jar.
How veg-
etables are
packed in the
jar is con-
sidered, too.
They must

uniformly
e Obe neat and

cut, not over-
cooked and
not freely
n floating.
Liquid must
completely
cover con-
tents without compromising the head space. Pickles
or vegetables not completely covered turn brown at
the top.
There are usually more entries in the needle and
fabric arts division than any other and the judging
process can take longer.
Near the judge's table, piles of quilts, table cloths
and runners, afghans and other items were neatly
stacked. One by one, they were handed over by the
clerk to undergo meticulous examination.
The ladies spread a table runner out to get the
full effect of its carefully applied embroidery. Dur-
ing their conversation, such comments as "good job,
even stitches, no loose threads, notable for consis-
tency in design," could be heard.
Across the building, the plant judging was in
full swing. Danish Standards are used here as well,
mixed with the Master Gardener judge's own knowl-
edge. One of the main requirements is that the plant
qualify as a good over-all representative of its spe-
cies.
The plant and its container must not be dirty and
exhibit no algae growth. It also should be free of in-
sect damage and any dead or wilted parts trimmed
and removed.
A judge's knowledge of how difficult a plant is to
grow can factor into final consideration.
One of the more unusual entries this year was a
white mulberry tree that is known among plant en-
thusiasts as "Nuclear Blast."
Visitors to the horticulture exhibit may do a
double take when seeing the tree for the first time.
Although the tree's foliage appears to be badly dam-
aged from disease, heat or environmental toxins, it
is the plant's natural appearance. A judge needs to
be familiar with such plants to be able to judge the
credibility of its condition and appearance.
"That is the exciting thing about being involved
in this type of activity," said master gardener judge
Janina Bielawski. "There is always something new
to learn about."


Annual awards given by Chamber
The Baker County Chamber of Commerce held its annual installation and awards banquet the evening of September 29 at the
First Baptist Church of Macclenny's Family Life Center. In top photo are the winners of the business and community service
awards; pictured are (from left) chamber Director Darryl Register with Jacqueline Robinson, the incoming president and lo-
cal manager of the Vystar Credit Union that received one of the Business Appreciation Awards; Kerry Dunleavy of the Baker
County Health Department, co-winner of the Ginger Barber Community Service Award named for the late chamber executive
director, Todd Bunting of Hagan Ace Hardware, another Business Appreciation Award winner; Mag McGauley, co-winner of
a Community Service Award for her years as a volunteer and director of the Guardian ad Litem program in Baker County and
the Eighth Judicial Circuit. Guest speaker that evening was Ryan Houck of the Floridians for Smarter Growth organization that
is working to defeat a proposed amendment to the state constitution that subjects changes in comprehensive land use plans
to a vote during general elections. Mr. Houck called Amendment 4, scheduled for the 2010 election, "ballot zoning designed
to stop growth at any cost." He urged chamber members to help defeat the measure next fall.


Library closed
The Emily Taber Library in
Macclenny will be closed Octo-
ber 7 through October to and
will re-open October 12 due to
ongoing construction. Books can
be dropped off in the door slot.
You may also renew your books
online at http://www.newriver.
lib.fl.us/
ANNOUNCEMENT
Cub Scout Pack 555
Boy Scout Troop 150
Venturing Crew 150

Tuesday, Oct. 6th
Westside Elementary
1 Panther Circle, Glen
7:00 pm in the cafeteria

Thursday, Oct. 8th
Keller Intermediate
1 Wild Kitten Drive
7:00 pm in the cafeteria

If any questions please contact
Kathy Wymer-Lilly, Committee
Chairman 653-1953


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to fall and the days are getting
cooler, what better time to dust
off the old car and show it off!
Meet us at the cruise-in this Sat-
urday, October loth at our new
time 4:oo pm at the Macclenny
Hardee's located on SR 121 just
north of I-to. All antique, col-
lectible and hot rods welcome,
as is the public.


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Thursday, October 8, 2009


THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS


dom Fest' event


Kingdom Christian Fellowship International of
Sanderson held its second Kingdom Fest event of
2009 at Jonesville Park September 26.
The sheriffs department and health department
joined the church for the six-hour community out-
reach event that included food, music, free blood
pressure screenings and a child seat giveaway.
"We hope to build a bridge between community
agencies and the public," said Dr. Tarcha Rentz,
Kingdom Christian's education director.
The group's senior pastor, Bishop Ernest Folston
Jr., encouraged attendants to submit prayer re-
quests during the celebration as well.
"I don't care if it's your job or a health issue. I
don't care. Put it in the box and me and my staff will
pray for you," he told the crowd.
Instead of encouraging people to seek out the
church, Mr. Folston said the Kingdom Fest events
are designed to do the opposite.
"We need our faces out there; our voices out
there," he said. "We want to volunteer ourselves to
enhance the betterment of the community ... This
area for years has been disenfranchised. There's a
lack of businesses and jobs. There's little economy,
or good economy, in this area."


Kingdom Christian is building a new church and
community center facility at the corner of CR 229
and Tony Givens Road. Mr. Folston said he hopes to
open its doors within the next 45 days.
The church
aims to offer
after-school .
programs
for tutoring
and mentor-
ing, literacy
classes, and
workshops
on economic
development
and health
and wellness.
"Kingdom
Fest is just
another tool
we use to con-
nect with the
community,"
Mr. Folston
said.


Ongoing work at the future entrance of St. Mary's Shoals P ark on Odis Yarborough Road.


Ongoing road projects


Behind the mounds of dirt
and road closure signs at the
intersection of CR 125 and
Odis Yarborough Road north
of Glen St. Mary, heavy equip-
ment operators were molding
the landscape last week as
part of two projects moving
ahead in tandem realigning
and resurfacing the road and
building the future entrance
to St. Mary's Shoals Park.
The entrance includes two
mammoth retention ponds
that were being dug as the
road work progressed. The
project is expected for com-
pletion by year's end.
In other county road proj-
ects:
The paving of nine road
segments around the county
totaling about 3.8 miles and
covered with an experimental
base material during recent
years recently concluded.
The project included por-
tions of Ruben Crawford and
James Britt roads north of
Macclenny; Rufus Powers,
Pierce and Burnsed Crawford
roads north of Glen St. Mary;


Ruise Lane in Margaretta and
Thomas Sweat Road in Sand-
erson; Woodlawn Cemetery
Road south of Macclenny; and
Thomas Road east of Mac-
clenny.
The county road depart-
ment is working to prepare
for paving the Hills of Glen,
the neighborhood in north
Glen that includes Confeder-
ate Drive.
"We have almost all of the
drainage in," Robert Fletcher,
the department's director,
said two weeks ago.
The county is seeking bids
for completion of engineering
work associated with resurfac-
ing Woodlawn Road and Mud
Lake Road. The same task is
complete for the repaving of
CR 229 south.
The latter project was
awarded to APAC for
$1,045,483 in September.
SPlans for repaving Lowder
Street from 121 to 23C are
also in the works and include
sidewalks as well as a railroad
crossing.
"It's a little more compli-


cated," said County Manager
Joe Cone.


From left, Bo Farmer, 26, Hank Farmer, 18, and Shaq Monte, 16, perform during
the Kingdom Fest event in Jonesville Park September 26. At left is Bishop Folston.


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OBITUARIES


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10
OCTOBER 8, 2009


CHURCH AND OBITUARY NOTICE INFORMATION CONTACT US
Obituaries must be submitted in a timely fashion and have a local connection. Pictures are printed with obituar- By phone at 904.259.2400 or by fax at 904.259.6502. You can stop by our office located at 104 S. Fifth Street,
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news items be typed or emailed to insure accuracy in print. We are available online at www.bakercountypress.com


'Chuck' Allen, Janice Barton,
38, of Sanderson 64, of Glen dies


Mr. Charles R. "Chuck" Al-
len, 38, of Sanderson died Sun-
day, October 4, 2009. A native
of Salisbury, Maryland, Chuck
lived with his family in Sander-
son and graduated from Baker
County High School in 1990.
Chuck wore #74 for the Baker
County High School football
team and was nicknamed "Cut-
ter" by his teammates. After high
school Chuck joined the Navy
and worked as an Air Crewman
on P-3's. He was stationed at the
Naval Air Station in Jacksonville
and served during the first Gulf
War. Chuck will be missed by
those he left behind.
Survivors include daughter
Amber Leanne; parents Gene
and Avois Allen; sister Ange-
la (Willie) Hinson; niece and
nephew Skylar and Dalton.
A private memorial service
will be held at a later date. Guer-
ry Funeral Home was in charge
of arrangements.
Arlie Barton, 70,
a NEFSH retiree
Arlie Barton, 70, ofMacclenny
died October 1, 2009 surround-
ed by his family. Arlie enlisted in
the U.S. Armyin 1958 and served
most of his
duty in the
Hawaiian
Islands. He
retired from
Northeast
Florida
State Hos-
pital after
32 years of
service. He
enjoyed be-
ing with his
family, fish- Ae Ba
ing, work- Arlie Barton
ing, work-
ing in his
yard and watching good western
movies.
Mr. Barton was predeceased
by parents Ressie Barton and
Agnes Griffis Barton and sib-
lings Alvin Barton and Pauline
Byrd.
Survivors include his loving
wife of 44 years, Peggy Barton;
children Paula (Jimmy) Setzer,
Peggy Marie (Jimmy) Johns,
Arlene (Robby) Morris, Randall
(Kim) Barton, Stacey (Scott)
Evett, Tracey (Jeff) Spivey; sib-
lings Charles (Dot) Barton, John
(Wanda) Barton, Clifton (June)
Barton, Phillip Barton, Hester
(Joe) Johnson, Edward "Buddy"
Barton; his special niece Debbie
Lauramore; 17 grandchildren
and seven great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was held
October 3 at 1:oo pm at V. Todd
Ferreira Funeral Services Cha-
pel with Rev. Tommy Anderson
and Rev. Cliff Barton Jr. officiat-
ing. Interment followed at Oak
Grove Cemetery in Macclenny.
Pallbearers were Chad Padgett,
David Pendleton, Jimmy Setzer,
Matthew Morris, Brent Evett,
Jeff Barton and Charlie Barton.


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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


Janice Mildred Johns Bar-
ton, 64, died Sept. 30, 2009 at
her home in Glen St. Mary after
an extended illness. Miss Barton
was born
in Glen St.
Maryon De-
cember 31,
1944 to Ray
and Mil-
dred Johns.
She was a
hospital
and home
health aide
for many
years and
after her Janice Barton
retirement
her passion became her yard and
garden. Miss Barton was preced-
ed in death by her mother and
father; sisters Irene Yarbrough,
Betty Johns and Reba Bennett;
brother Raymond Johns.
Survivors include children
Tina Norman of Valdosta, GA,
Gina Norman and Alfred (Ni-
cole) Godwin Jr., both of Mac-
dclenny, Phillip (Yvonne) Nor-
man Jr. of Orange Park; sisters
Lillian Norman of Statesville,
NC, Billie Griffis of Highlands,
Ruth Haspel of Glen St. Mary
and Linda Wilkinson of Starke;
brothers Lex Johns, of Macclen-
ny and Ronnie Johns, of Glen
St. Mary; 11 grandchildren and
three great-grandchildren.
The funeral service was held
at 11:oo am on Oct 3 at Raiford
Road Church with Bro. Eddie
Griffis officiating. Interment fol-
lowed at Swift Creek Cemetery,
Lake Butler. Giddens-Reed Fu-
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neral Home was in charge of ar-
rangements.

Willie Burnham,
95, loved 'junkin'
Willie Joe Burnham, 95,
of Macclenny died October 5,
2009. Willie was born in Boni-
fay, FL to Rufus and Eller White
Burnham
on July 9,
1914. He
was a resi-
dent of Bak-
er County
since 1953.
Willie loved
fishing,
junkin' and
spending
time with
his family
and friends. Willie Burnham
He was pre-
deceased by wife of 67 years,
Maggie Burnham; four broth-
ers; son Rufus Burnham.
Survivors include children
Frances Crews, Willie Mae
(T.C.) Green, Elizabeth Wheel-
er, Johnny Ray (Julie) Burnham
and Linda (Buddy Barton) Burn-
ham; brother Horace Burnham;
sisters Suzanna Harris and
Lizzie White; 23 grandchildren;
42 great-grandchildren and two
great-great-grandchildren.
The funeral service will be
held Friday, October 9 at 2:00
pm at V. Todd Ferreira Funer-
al Services Chapel with Pastor
Troy Alexander and Pastor Cliff
Barton, Jr. officiating. Inter-
ment will follow at Macedonia
Cemetery in Macclenny. The
family will receive friends and
family on Thursday, October 8,
2009 from 6:00 -8:00 pm at the
funeral home.


Doris Collins, 83,
of Macclenny dies
Doris Elouise Collins, 83, of
Macclenny died October 1, 2009.
Doris was born in Jacksonville
to Willie Collins and Lossie Bry-
ant Collins on August o1, 1926.
She was a life long resident of
Baker County and a member of
the Mt. Zion Church. She loved
cats, going to church and watch-
ing television especially watch-
ing Bob Barker on the Price is
Right. She was predeceased by
brothers Kenneth Collins, Wal-
ter Collins and Earl Collins.
Survivors include sisters
Betty Robinson of Macclenny;
Ruth Adams of Berry, KY, Kathy
Crews of St. Augustine and Viv-
ian Harvey of the Villages in
Ocala.
The graveside service was
held October 3, 2009 at 4:00
pm at Oak Grove Cemetery in
Macclenny with Pastor Perry
Hayes officiating. Ferreira Fu-
neral Services was in charge of
arrangements.

Mary Darnell, 66,
dies October 5th
Mary Ann Darnell, 66, died
October 5, 2009. Mary was born
in Dade City, FL to the late Hen-
ry Clayton Carroll and Stella
Ruth Green
Wall on No-
vember 11,
1942. She
was a resi-
dent of Bak-
er County
for the last
15 years af-
ter moving
from Se-
bring, FL. -C.
Mary was
a member Mary Darnell
of Raiford
Road Church. She loved fishing,
bowling and laughing with her
friends. She was predeceased by
loving husband of 12 years Don
Darnell.
Survivors include dear
friends Barb and Darrel Harvill
of Macclenny; cousin Wanda
Bryan of Lake Wales; brother
Bobby (Maidline) Carroll and
half brother Tommy Walls both
of Florida; niece Amanda Rob-
erts; one great-niece and one
great-nephew.
The funeral service was held
October 8 at 11:oo am at Raiford
Road Church with Pastor Eddie
Griffis officiating. Interment fol-
lowed at Woodlawn Cemetery.
Ferreira Funeral Services was in
charge of arrangements.

MACCLENNY
CHURCH OF CHRIST
573 S. 5th St. 259-6059
Sunday Bible Study 9:45 am
Fellowship 10:30 am -11:00 am
Worship Services
11:00 am
.,I '. Wed. Bible Study
S 7:30 pm
,!. Sa Minister
Sam F. Kitching


John Deyorio,
53, of Macclenny
John Michael Deyorio, 53,
of Macclenny died October 4,
2009. John was born in Jack-
sonville to James A. Deyorio and
the late Lor-
raine Shea
Deyorio on
February
26,1956. He
was a dual
resident
of Baker
County and
Jackson-
ville and a
member of
St. Mary's
Catholic John Deyorio
Church.
John was a kind and generous
person who loved spending time
with family, corresponding with
friends and spending time with
friends at Stepping Stones.
Survivors include father
James Deyorio Sr. of Macclen-
ny; brothers Jim Deyorio of
Orange Park and Joe Deyorio
of Maxville; sister Jean Veal of
Macclenny; six nieces and one
nephew.
The funeral service was held
October 7 at 2:30 pm at St.
Mary's Catholic Church in Glen
St. Mary with Father Jose Mani-
yangat officiating. Interment
followed at Macedonia Cem-
etery in Macclenny. Ferreira Fu-
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John Johnson,
59, loved fishing
John Lewis Johnson, 59, of
Jacksonville died October 3,
2009. John was born in Mac-
clenny to the late William and
Alice John-
son on Au-
gust3,1950o.
He was a
resident
of Jack-
sonville
since his
youth. John
worked
for United
Brothers :'
Construc-
tion for the Jon
slg r Johnson
last 13 years John Johnson
as a con-
struction supervisor. He loved
fishing, camping, smoking and
spending time with his family.
He was predeceased by daugh-
ter Molly Regina Johnson.
Survivors include loving wife
of 33 years Regina Dora Price
Johnson of Jacksonville; daugh-
ter Melissa Johnson of Lawtey;
siblings Aubry Johnson and
Reggie Johnson both of Jack-
sonville, Alice Nyoka Richer-
son and Vanda Railey, both of
Macclenny, Kevin Johnson of
Missouri, Melba Tomko of St.
Cloud, FL, Phyllis Brown of
Castleberry, FL, Brenda Hall of
Glen St. Mary; two grandsons;
one granddaughter; numerous
nieces, nephews and cousins.
A celebration of life service
was held October 7th at the Cecil
Commerce Center in Jackson-
ville. Ferreira Funeral Services
was in charge of arrangements.

'Faye' Miller, 83,
ofJax Beach dies
Laura "Faye" Miller, 83, of
Jacksonville Beach died Mon-
day, October 5, 2009. Born to
Roman and B.L. McClenny, she
was a member of the original
clan who founded the city of
Macclenny west of Jacksonville.
She married the love of her life
Shannon Miller in September of
1943, who preceded her in death
in 1981. She was also prede-
ceased by sisters Bee and Jack-
ie. She and Shannon along with
his brother Bob Miller founded
Miller Brothers Irrigation in
1959. Shannon and Faye worked
side by side for 22 years. They
were inseparable in their earthly
lives and are now reunited in ev-
erlasting life.
Survivors include son Shan-
non Jr. and his wife Dee; for-
mer daughter-in-law Barbara
Morris; three grandsons; step-
brother Dr. Conrad Williams
(June) and numerous nieces
and nephews.
The funeral service will be
held October loth at lo:oo am
at Hardage-Giddens Funeral
Home, Jacksonville Beach. Visi-
tation will be October 9th from
6:00 8:00 pm at the funeral
home. Interment will follow at
Warren Smith Cemeteryin Jack-
sonville Beach. In lieu of flowers
the family requests donations be
made to Baker County Heritage
Park c/o City of Macclenny 118
Macclenny Road, Macclenny,
FL 32063.

Family grateful
The family of Janice Bar-
ton would like to thank family
and friends for all the kindness
shown during our time of loss.
The food, flowers and visits
meant so much.
A special thank you to Gid-
dens-Reed Funeral Services,
Baker County Sheriffs Office,
Brother Eddie Griffis, Raiford
Road Church, William and Cleo
Godwin and Sherry Griffin.
REDMAN AND NICOLE, TINA, GINA,
PHILLIP AND YVONNE AND GRAND-
KIDS

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Billy Miles, Fraser Ollie Slater, 86,


administrator
Billy F. Miles, 80, died Sep-
tember 27, 2009 in Jacksonville.
Mr. Mileswasbornin Hollywood,
FL July 26, 1929 to Earl and Sue
Miles. He
was raised
and attend-
ed elemen-
tary school
in Vienna, ,
GA during
the depres- Ar 0
sion. His
family then
moved to
Starke dur-
ing WWII
where he
attended Billy Miles
and gradu-
ated from Bradford County High
School. He attended GA Military
College in Milledgeville, GA.
After one year, he enlisted in
the U.S. Air Force and served in
Morocco during the Korean War
where he remembered setting
up a radar station and eating
sand. Upon discharge he entered
Gradwaold Technical School in
St. Louis, MO, and upon com-
pletion, became a laboratory and
X-ray technician. He took a job
at the newly opened Ed Fraser
Hospital in Macclenny in 1956
as the first lab and x-ray tech
at this little hospital. In 1960
he became the administrator of
the hospital and stayed in that
capacity for the next 20 years
during which time he obtained
the certificate of need for Baker
County Nursing Home and was
one of the first NH Administra-
tors in the state of Florida to ob-
tain his nursing home license.
Mr. Miles moved to Jack-
sonville as the Administrator
of Cedar Hills Nursing Center
in 1980 and remained in that
position until his retirement at
the young age of 71 in 2001. He
served on the board of directors
for the FNHA.
Bill was a family man and en-
joyed spending time on his yard,
golfing, watching all sports on
TV and reading.
Survivors include loving
wife of 51 years Ann; daughter
Christina "Tina" (Vince) Miles
Wyatt of Niceville, Fl; son Wil-
liam "Billy" Miles; and grandson
Nicholas Miles Wyatt.
Graveside service was Octo-
ber 3rd at lo:oo am at Crosby
Lake Cemetery in Starke. In
lieu of flowers, memorial con-
tributions may be made to the
Jacksonville Humane Society at
www.jaxhumane.org. Hardage
Giddens Funeral Home was in
charge of arrangements.
50 Men in Black
McCray's Holiness Church
Outreach Ministry in Olustee
will present Fifty Men in Black
Sunday October 11 at 4:oo pm.
Evangelist Lorenza Givens will
be the speaker. Everyone is in-
vited.



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excellent cook
Ollie Mae Thrift Slater, 86,
of Macclenny died October 4,
2009. She was a resident of Bak-
er County since 2004 after mov-
ing from
Lake City
and was a
member of
St. Mary's
Catholic
Church. She
was born
in Baker
County on
June 3,
1923 to Dan
and Mae
Thrift. O1-
lie attended Ollie Slater
Baker High
School and honorably served
her country in the Air Force for
two years. Ollie then went on to
work for 10 years in civil service.
She loved traveling with her
husband and was an excellent
cook. She was predeceased by
husband Arthur J. Slater.
Survivors include son Ste-
phen Slater of Eugene, Oregon;
sister Anne Bennett of Glen St.
Mary; lots of nieces, nephews
and friends.
The funeral service was held
October 7 at i1:oo am at V. Todd
Ferreira Funeral Services with
Father Jose Maniyangat officiat-
ing. Interment followed at Oak
Grove Cemetery in Macclenny
with Pastor David Crawford of-
ficiating. Ferreira Funeral Ser-
vices was in charge of arrange-
ments.


In Loving Memory
of
Jordan Daniel Booth
10/06/2005-
11/06/2005
"Forever In Our Hearts"

How very softly you tiptoed
into our world almost silently,
only a moment you stayed.
But what an imprint your
footprints have left upon our
hearts.
HAPPY BIRTHDAY LOVE,
DADDY, MAMA AND ALEXA

Thanks everyone
The family of Lois Jean Load-
holtz would like to thank all of
their friends, neighbors and
church family for the food, flow-
ers, visits, cards and kindness.
Special thanks to the Sheriffs
Department, nephew Marshall
Combs for singing and a special
thanks to V. Todd Ferreira Fu-
neral Services and Rev. David
and Tim Thomas.
THE FAMILY OF LOIS JEAN LOAD-
HOLTZ


Associate Pastor
Tim Thomas
2594575


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Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm
Wednesday Night Service 7:00 pm
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Sunday School
Common Ground Sunday


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11:00 am


Common Ground Wed. (Teens) 7:00 pm


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God Kids Wednesday


11:00 am
7:00 pm YouthPastor
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Christy Peavy,
32, of Bryceville
Christy Sue Peavy, 32, of Bry-
ceville died September 27, 2009
in Nassau County. Christy was
born in Jacksonville on Septem-
ber 27, 1997 daughter of Eddie
Lamar Roberts and the former
Jonnie Sue Sikes.
Survivors include father Ed-
die (Cindy) Roberts; mother
Jonnie Sikes; son Zack Rob-
erts; daughters Alexis Peavy
and Chloe Clark; brothers Ja-
cob Roberts and Eric Spicer;
sister Katie Spicer; grandpar-
ents Johnny (Peggy) Sikes and
Jonette Roberts.
The memorial service was
held October 1 at 11:00 am at
Brandy Branch Baptist Church
with Pastor Rusty Bryan officiat-
ing. In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to Vystar Credit
Union to benefit her children.
Prestwood Funeral Services was
in charge of arrangements.
In Loving Memory
of
Tommy Franklin Mat-
tox Jr.
10/05/1963-
01/30/2003

From day one I loved you from
the start, there is something
about a big brother that seems
to grab your heart!
We never really did fight grow-
ing up, maybe because you
were older than me. However
Ifight the tears back everyday
because I miss you so much.
I miss your smile, kisses and
hugs. No "Hey Sis, how are you
doing?"No "I love you and I'll
see you tomorrow". You were
always therefore me no matter
what. Life is not the same and
it never will be but having you
as my brother, I regret you will
never know the joy you brought
to me.
While you are in Heaven think
of how much you meant to me. I
will always love you no matter
how long it has been since your
life came to an end.
Six years later... Seems like
forever... I've asked myself and
I've talked to God... How could
he take you away for so long?
The only answer that makes
any sense is you're in God's
hands now watching us from
above and please know you will
always be loved!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY!
I LOVE YOU BUBBA


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In Loving Memory
of
Ida Mae Smith
10/10/1925-11/01/2008

We little knew that morning,
God was going to call your
name. In life we loved you dear-
ly, in death we do the same. It
broke our hearts to lose you,
you did not go alone,for part of
us went with you the day God
called you home.
You left us beautiful memories,
your love is still our guide, and
though we cannot see you, you
are always at our side.
Our family chain is broken, and
nothing seems the same, but
as God calls us one by one, the
chain will link again.
LOVE,
BEVERLY, Louis JR., SYMONE,
NIcco, BRITTANY AND FAMILY


C l Feel at home enjoying Gospel singing & southern home cooking
Ktsoe Saturday, October 10
maid rWpls Food served at 4:30 pm, music starts at 6:00 pm
0(ttIsdLease. at The Red Barn at Willie Griffis Residence
127 north 4 miles to Willie Griffis Rd., turn right at white board fence, cross cattle gap,
follow main road 1 mile to red barn.
Menu: Pork & rice pilaf squash casserole, baked beans, creamed corn, collard greens & rolls
VISIT Performing: Southland Quartet from Cross City,
The Anchors from Wildwood, Gail Moore,
Dave & Sherrie, Barbara Croft & Bobbi Croft
Bring a lawn chair and dessert, ifyou wish.
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In Loving Memory
of
Kyle Newmans
12/05/1989-10/05/2008

Even though it's been a year not
a day goes by we don't think of
your smile, your laugh, or even
that mischievous look when you
were up to something.
We miss and love you always.
LOVE,
MAMA, DADDY, KOREY, KRISTA,
BAYBAY, CHEYANNE, NANA
REATHA, NANA CAROLYNN,
PAPA BOBBY, ALL AUNTS, UNCLES,
COUSINS AND FRIENDS
In Loving Memory
of
Steven Hicks

Getting the call in the early
morn left our hearts severely
torn. Missed so much by family
and friends, everyone's love for
you, it never ends. Your beauti-
ful daughter will always know
her Daddy had to leave, but
wasn't ready to go. As we gath-
er together to celebrate your
past, reliving the memories
that went by too fast. United
we are with our grief and tears,
we all will watch Paris grow
through the years. Making sure
she knows how much she is
loved by you, that is the easiest
part we have to do. Your old
life is over, your new journey
to start, but this is not the end,
not where we part. We'll meet
again, a different time, different
place and once again see your
smiling face...


CHRISTIAN

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Seventh St. & Ohio Ave., Macclenny


First Baptist Church
of Sanderson
CR 229 S., Sanderson FL
Sunday School ....... 10:00 am
Sun. Morning Worship. 11:00 am
Sun. Evening Worship .. 6:00 pm
Wed. Eve. Bible Study.. 7:00 pm
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SOCIAL NOTICE SUBMISSION INFORMATION CONTACT US
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'09 Home arts, horticulture fair winners


Cayden Hansen

A son is born
Cameron and Christopher
Hansen are pleased to announce
the arrival of cousin Cayden
Aaron Hansen on September 14,
2009 at St. Vincent's Medical
Center. Cayden was born at 8:19
am weighing 7 lbs., 2 oz. and was
20 inches long.
Proud mother is Danielle
Hansen of Baldwin.
Grandparents are Butch and
Debbie Hansen of Baldwin.

Bennett reunion
The Bennett family reunion
will be Sunday, October 11 at
North Prong Church. Lunch will
be served at 2:00 pm.


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Vows in October
Chuck and Shirley Keesey
of Taylor and Albert and Marie
Johns of Glen are pleased to
announce the engagement and
upcoming marriage of children
Stephanie Ferguson of Taylor
and Justin Johns of Glen.
Stephanie and Justin will be
married at 4:00 pm October 10,
2009 at Mt. Zion New Congre-
gational Methodist Church.
The couple will reside in Tay-
lor.


The following winners were
selected from the home arts and
horticulture entries at the 2009
Baker County Fair.
Division I Artwork and Creative
Crafts
Best of Show: Adult: Jeremy Lunn
Best of Class: Adult: Thirza Bremer,
Mark Bryant (2), Pam Clark, Theresa
Lowther, Jeremy Lunn Youth: Laurel
Davis, Jacob May, Carly Richardson
Blue Ribbon: Clayton Atkins (2), Thirza
Bremer, Linda Brewer, Ashley Bryant,
Donovan Bryant (2), Mark Bryant (3),
Debbie Clark, Derrick Clark (2), Pam
Clark (2), Patricia Daus, Laurel Davis
(5), Megan Donley, Judy Genlile, Renee
Gore (3), Mary Linda Green (2), Kayla
Harris, Christa Higgins, Kelley Lannigan
(3), Amy Lewis (2), Theresa Lowther (5),
Cheryl Lunn (3), Jenna Lunn (2), Jeremy
Lunn (5), Ned Lunn, Jacob May (5),
Verna Midgett, Cheyenne Monfort (3),
Braxton Moore, Kimberly Pietrowski,
Chrystal Pipkins (2), Ashton Ray (3),
Carly Richardson (4), Tori Richardson
(4), Charles Spitzer, Melissa Pellum (4),
Heather Pietrowski (3), Mary Finley (2),
Kathy Rhoden (2), Ashley Thick, Ana
Tomas, Hannah Wilkerson, Jennifer
Wilson (3), Dondrea Winters, Dontay
Winters
Red Ribbon: Clark Bryant (3), Andrea
Clark (4), Megan Donley, Renee Gore,
Mary Linda Green, Kayla Harris (2),
Amanda Hysler, Cheryl Lunn, Jenna
Lunn (2), Jeremy Lunn, Braxton Moore,
Colton Moore, Melissa Pellum, Chrystal
Pipkins, Donnie Winters, Donja Winters,
Holly Winters
Division II Garments, Needlework,
and Quilting
Best of Show: Adult: Thirza Bremer,
Youth: Heather Pietrowski
Best of Class: Adult: Ellen Atkins, Thirza
Bremer, Lois Canaday, Gail Elledge,
Mary Linda Greene, Steve Rhynehardt,
Youth: Heather Pietrowski, Carly
Richardson (2)
Blue Ribbon: Ellen Atkins (9), Marsha
Bennett, Peggy Bolduc, Thirza Bremer
(7), Vicki Cabler (6), Lois Canaday
(7), Debbie Clark, Gail Elledge, Mary
Finley (5), Catherine Grant, Mary Linda
Greene (5), Pat Hathaway, Christa
Higgins (2), JoAnn Huk, Cindy Johns (2),
David Kurtz, Pat Lazare, Helen Lindley
(13), Eleanor Lyons (5), Shirley Mackey
(4), Cheyenne Monfort (2), Michelle
Myers, Carolyn Osborne (3), Heather
Pietrowski (5), Kimberly Pietrowski,


Marian Prevette, Carly Richardson (3),
Tori Richardson (3), Steve Rhynehardt
(2), Jackie Sluder, Vickie Thick (3),
Latoya Williams, Precious Williams (7),
Katherine Wymer-Lilly (3)
Red Ribbon: Bonnie Burnsed, Vicki
Cabler (3), Helen Lindley (2), Eleanor
Lyons, Nancy Masterson, Sonya Perkins
(5), Jackie Sluder, Precious Williams,
Katherine Wymer-Lilly
Division III Canned Products or Food
Preservation
Best of Show: Adult: Judy Myers
Best of Class: Adult: Debbie Clark, Judy
Myers, Kimberly Pietrowski
Blue Ribbon: Clayton Atkins, Alida Bui,
Debbie Clark (3), Lily Elledge, Mary
Finley (2), Patti Foster, Ann Harrell,
Linda Kuerzi (3), Judy Myers (4),
Kimberly Pietrowski (2)
Red Ribbon: Clayton Atkins (2), Ellen
Atkins, Marsha Bennett (2), Thirza
Bremer (5), Alida Bui (2), Debbie Clark,
Billy Elledge (2), Callie Elledge, Lily
Elledge (2), Wyatt Elledge (3), Mary
Finley, Ann Harrell, Lisa Hysler, Kimberly
Pietrowski, James Smith (3)
Division IV- Baked Goods & Candies
Best of Show: Adult: Patti Foster Youth:
Andrea Clark
Best of Class: Adult: Heather Bryant,
Patti Foster, Ashley Kennedy Youth:
Andrea Clark
Blue Ribbon: Heather Bryant, Andrea
Clark, Patti Foster (2), Ashley Kennedy
Red Ribbon: Andrea Clark, Patti Foster,
Travis Jay, Ashley Kennedy
Horticulture
Best of Show: Adult: Kyle Brown Youth:
Andrea Clark
Best of Section: Adult: Kyle Brown,
Denise Melton, Larry Sluder, Donna
Yarbrough Youth: Andrea Clark, Andrea
Clark, Jewellian Jaworsky
Best of Class: Kyle Brown (3), Andrea
Clark (3), Glenda Harris, Jewellian
Jaworsky, Denise Melton (4), Larry
Sluder (2), Donna Starling, Donna
Yarbrough
Blue Ribbon: Kyle Brown (11), Sandy
Bryant, Andrea Clark (3), Debbie Clark
(2), Glenda Harris (5), Lisa Hysler, Cindy
Jenkins (2), Denise Melton (7), Larry
Sluder (3), Donna Starling (2), Ed White
(3), Donna Yarbrough (2)
Red Ribbon: Clayton Atkins, Ellen
Atkins, Thirza Bremer, Kyle Brown (9),
Curtis Chaney, Laura Chaney, Andrea
Clark (3), Debbie Clark, Glenda Harris,
JoAnn Jaworsky (2), Cindy Jenkins (3),
Denise Melton (12), Georgia Monfort,
Larry Sluder (2), Donna Starling (5), Ed


White, Donna Yarbrough,
Booth Exhibit Winners
Division I School Exhibits: First Place:
Pre K Center, Second Place: Keller
Intermediate
Division II Community Exhibits: First
Place: Baker County Animal Control,
Second Place: The Baker County Press
Division III Commercial Exhibits: First
Place: Country Federal Credit Union,
Second Place: Farm Bureau


Tablesetting and Menu Planning
Contest Winners
Best of Show: Sarah Whitehead The
Coffee Bean Cafe
Elementary Winner: Hannah Harvey
-An Autumn Breakfast
Junior Winner: Tommy Allbright -
Christmas Eve Dinner
Senior Winner: Sarah Whitehead The
Coffee Bean Cafe


PHOTO BYJOEL ADDINGTON

Chamber hosts mixer...
From left, Rodney and Frederica Peterson and Cliff Blackshear during the Cham-
ber of Commerce's two-hour tailgate party at Macclenny Nursing and Rehab the
evening of September 24. Ms. Peterson's raffle ticket was one of two drawn for
door prizes that included an umbrella and ball cap during the event. Attendees
were urged to wear sports gear representing their favorite football team. The
event is one of the regularly scheduled get-togethers the Chamber and individual
businesses sponsor throughout the year.



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SPORTS NOTICE SUBMISSIONS CONTACT US
We welcome your sports submissions for youth league, traveling league or individual athletic achievements. The By phone at 904.259.2400 or by fax at 904.259.6502. You can stop by our office located at 104 S. Fifth Street,
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accuracy in print. We are available online at www.bakercountypress.com


Former Wildcat to lead the


Indians against new rivals


PHOTO BY KELLEY LANNIGAN
Indians victorious at homecoming game
Dressed in bright red with facial war paint, Baldwin High School junior Mariss Gobble brandishes a toma-
hawk as she takes the forefront in a high energy display of team spirit during the school's homecoming parade
along Main Street in Baldwin October 2 before the Indians defeated Jacksonville's Englewood High School 26-21.


Runners prepare


for district meets


LockkgWn
with Coach Bobby Johns
An open week is always good
but I hope it did not hurt our
momentum. It is always good for
the coaches and players to have
a few down
days dur-
ing a long
season, but
we were just
starting to
find our-
selves dur-
ing the Rib-
ault game.
We have
had four
great prac-
tices up to
this point Coach Bobby Johns
and I hope
we will continue to improve as
we prepare for a very tough run
of district opponents over the
next five weeks.
This week Baldwin comes to
town for a rivalry they asked to
start when they petitioned to
move into our district. It has
been something many people
have looked forward to for a long
time and this Friday night it will
finally happen.
I am positive that Coach Gid-
dens, a former Wildcat player,
will have his kids prepared and
definitely hyped about playing
this game.
After this week, we will have to
prepare for Miami's Solid Rock
Christian School next week, Oc-
tober 16. Tickets for the cancelled
Performing Arts game will be
honored that night.
Next we make a run at Raines,
Suwannee, and Santa Fe. If we
are to have a chance at our goal
of winning a second district
championship in four years, we
will have to finish that run unde-
feated.
It will be a huge challenge as
these teams are improving every
week and we have to keep up
the pace. I am excited about our
team right now and the direc-
tion we are taking. I would love
to have another shot at Trinity
to prove we were not the team
that showed up that night, but
we had our chance and failed to
respond.
Now we must make the most
of our opportunities and finish
the season strong. We look for-
ward to seeing all of you this Fri-
day night as we take on the Bald-
win Indians at 7:30 at Memorial
Stadium. See you there and GO
WILDCATS!


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JOE DARASKEVICH I SPORTS
October has arrived and with
less than a month remaining un-
til districts, November 2-7, Cross
Country Coach Charles Ruise
feels his runners have started
running together at the prefect
point of the season.
Both boys and girls teams
traveled to West Nassau October
1 for a meet that featured West
Nassau and Yulee. The boys
placed first (39-37-57) with Yulee
second and West Nassau third.
The girls weren't able to place,
but top-runner Alex Rhode was
ill and not able to participate in
the meet.
Christopher Tran placed sec-
ond overall with a time of 19:54,
dropping below 20 minutes for
the first time this season.
'Tran has come out and taken
on the roll of lead runner," said
Ruise. "Running the way he has
is really helping the younger guys
come together."
Tran has stepped up as the
team's leader, but the other run-
ners aren't far behind. The BCHS
boys finished with three runners
in the top five. Noah Davis and
Corey Sweeney finished fourth
and fifth respectively with Dillon
Kett and Bradley Mareth finish-
ing ninth and tenth to help cap-
ture the first place team title.
"Sweeney and Mareth are the
glue that makes everything come
together," said Ruise.
He knows it's always impor-
tant for his best runners to finish
at the top, but he feels it will take
runners like Mareth, Kett and
Sweeney running their best times
to capture any team accolades
this season.
"It was huge to have Mareth
and Kett lock down those spots to
secure a win for our team," said
Ruise.
Despite the girls not winning
in West Nassau, Ruise is confi-
dent about their season's future.
'The girls did a great job com-
ing out and competing," said
Ruise. "I was really impressed
with their effort considering one


of our top runners was not feel-
ing well."
Alex Rhode's condition is not
thought to be serious and she
should return to the team by the
middle of October.
Without Rhode, Dana Mc-
Dowell led the girls' team on Oc-
tober 1 with a third place finish
and a time of 27:52. Kayla Elegi-
no finished fifth, Catherine Davis
finished ninth and Autumn Jack-
son finished 12th in the race.
The girls also missed Carissa
Ward at the West Nassau meet
due to a prior commitment, but
Ruise feels her return along with
Rhode will get the team back on
track for the rest of the season.
The Wildcats will host West
Nassau, Hilliard, Yulee and an-
other team to be determined Oc-
tober 15 in another tune-up for
the district meets in November.
"It's important to get the local
area teams together for as much
running as they can get before
the big races in November," said
Ruise. "If we can continue to cut
times, we should be alright."


BOB GERARD I SPORTS
The Baldwin Indians will be
returning to Memorial Field
for the first time since the early
196o's and leading the team into
the stadium will be head coach
and Sanderson resident Andy
Giddens.
Giddens played for the Wild-
cats and coached against them,
but insists that this isn't a home-
coming.
"I've coached against the Wild-
cats at Middleburg and Union
County, so this really isn't about
me making a homecoming," said
Giddens. "It's about the kids."
Working and molding players
were the reason that Giddens got
into coaching in the first place.
He was a star lineman for BCHS
from 1989-1991 and played un-
der Danny Green.
After college, he got a job as
an assistant on Robby Pruitt's
staff at Union County High and
learned his trade through the
glory years of their state champi-
onship.
From Lake Butler he moved on
to Middleburg where he was JV
coach and offensive coordinator
before taking the head coaching
job at Baldwin three years ago.
"It's the same thing as here, re-
ally," said Giddens. "Baldwin is a
small town and it's a small school
like Baker County High."
Giddens likes being at Baldwin
although there are some things
that rankle. Giddens players are
sort of the forgotten team on the
edges of Duval County.
"We aren't covered by the
Times-Union very much and we
aren't covered by The Press," he
said, so they quietly do their work
and get ready for games.
They have a small school and a
small talent pool so the challenge
is working with the students to
make them the best players that
they can, far from the spotlight of
the media.
He has had some success. Last
season the Indians were 6-4 and
finished the season with a four-
game winning streak.
This year, graduation has left
Giddens with a very young team.
His entire backfield are under-
classmen and his quarterback
and top running back are sopho-
mores (see related story).
To add to the challenge, the
Indians are playing up a classi-
fication. Last year they were in
Class 2B and this year they are


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in 2A. The move up in class puts
them in with tougher teams, but
Giddens had his reasons for mak-
ing the shift.
"We wanted to get away from
all the private schools. Some-
times when my players played
them it would be like they were
auditioning."
Giddens didn't like the fact
that some of his best players
would leave Baldwin to play for
private schools so he is hoping to
avoid that by avoiding them. This
is particularly true since so many
of his players are sophomores.
Starting quarterback Austin
Kennedy is, "a hard worker with
a good arm who really takes con-
trol in the huddle," Giddens said.
"He's a good leader and they all
listen to him."
The coach is also very high
on sophomore running back
Zaybreion Gunter, who Giddens
called very talented. Junior line-
backer Taylor Hogan is a Division
1 prospect who anchors a strong
linebacker corps. Hogan has an
MCL pull so he's questionable
for the BCHS game. Giddens is
also impressed by defensive back
Darrius Nash and senior outside
linebacker Philip Smith.
What Giddens likes about
his experience at Baldwin is the
town's work ethic.
"I have kids that want to work
hard and do what the coaches
say. We're a small town and we
have our ups and downs, but
we're getting better."
The Indians are coming off a
26-21 win over the Englewood
Rams. The close game was full
of tension. "The kids loved it but
as a coach it takes years off your
life," he said.
Giddens is excited about the


prospect of playing BCHS for the
first time since the early sixties.
"I used to listen to my dad and
my uncles talk about the rivalry,"
said Giddens. "I can't promise a
barn burner, but I can promise
you that they'll give too percent
for Baldwin and the game."
You wouldn't expect any less
from a team coached by Andy
Giddens.


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CITY OF MACCLENNY
NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGS
REGARDING ANNEXATION OF
CERTAIN LANDS CONTIGUOUS TO THE
CITY OF MACCLENNY AND
COMPANION AMENDMENTS TO
THE CITY'S 2010 FUTURE LAND USE
MAP AND ZONING MAP

The City Commission of the City of Macclenny, Florida shall consider Ordinance
No. 09-20, "AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF MACCLENNY, FLORIDA PROVIDING
FOR ACCEPTANCE OF A VOLUNTARY ANNEXATION REQUEST FROM BAKER
COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING CORPORATION, PARCEL I.D. NO. 05-3S-22-0000-
0000-0162; AMENDING THE 2010 FUTURE LAND USE MAP WHICH SHALL
CHANGE THE FUTURE LAND USE DESIGNATION FOR LANDS DESCRIBED HEREIN
FROM RESIDENTIAL ZONE C TO COMMERCIAL MEDIUM INTENSITY; REZONING
THE LANDS DESCRIBED HEREIN FROM RC-1 TO COMMERCIAL GENERAL;
PROVIDING FOR INTENT; AUTHORITY; FINDINGS OF CONSISTENCY; FINDINGS OF
FACT; SEVERABILITY; RECORDATION AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE."

SYNOPSIS: Ordinance No. 09-20
involves an application for voluntary
annexation of approximately 5
acres into the City of Macclenny.
The Subject Property is located
at Buck Starling Road and Willis
Hodges Road. The complete legal
description by metes and bounds
and the ordinance can be obtained
from the office of the City Clerk.

FIRST READING: A public hearing on the first reading of the proposed ordinance
will be held on Tuesday, September 8, 2009 in the City Commission Chambers
at City Hall, 118 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida. There shall be no
vote by the City Commission regarding this ordinance at this meeting. The City
Commission meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. and the public hearing will be held
shortly after the meeting is called to order. Interested persons may appear at the
hearing and be heard regarding the adoption of the proposed amendment.

COMMISSION VOTE: A public hearing requiring City Commission action on
the proposed ordinance will be held on Tuesday, October13, 2009 in the City
Commission Chambers at City Hall, 118 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny,
Florida. The City Commission meeting will begin at 6:00 p.m. and the public
hearing will be held shortly after the meeting is called to order. Interested persons
may appear at the hearing and be heard regarding the adoption of the proposed
annexation.

The proposed ordinance is available for review at the City Manager's Office, City
Hall, on Monday through Friday during regular business hours. Should any person
decide to appeal any decision made as a result of this hearing, such person will
need a record of the proceedings and may need to ensure that a verbatim record
of these proceedings is made. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities
Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in
this proceeding should contact the City Manager at (904) 259-0972 at least 48
hours prior to the time of the hearing.


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Exercise bike, small color TV, Igloo dog
house. 259-2192. 10/8p
Beautiful Victorian mahogany side-
board, very old, reduced to $395. Can
be seen at Southern Charm. 259-4140
or 259-3737. 9/24-10/29p
Mac tool mig welder and plasma cutter
both work good, $800 for both. 200-
5518. 10/8p
25'x36' garage trusses $1500 OBO.
259-3300. 3/12tfc
2005 28' Laredo 5th wheel like new,
$25,000. 259-5970 after 5:00 pm.10/8p
Got roaches? Buy Harris Famous Roach
Tablets or Powder. Eliminates roaches or
your money back, guaranteed. Available
at Bennett's Feed. 9/3-10/8p
Queen size pillow-top mattress and
box spring, excellent condition $200,
like-nedw queen size mattress $75. 338-
7153. 10/8p
Artists! Oils, acrylics, water colors,
Canvases, drawing pads and much
more! On sale now. The Office Mart, 110
S. Fifth Street, 259-3737. tfc
1992 Coachman 33' camper, sleeps six,
king size bed in rear, full size bath, excel-
lent condition, asking $5500. Call 813-
4146 or 259-6311 Jo Anne Rhoden.
10/8p
Don't need a lawyer? Call John Swan-
son for bankruptcy, family law, divorce,
wills, deeds and preparation of other
court documents. Call 257-9033 in the
afternoon. 10/8p
2 infant car seats with bases, one blue
and beige, one black and tan, $30 each.
588-3628. 7/23tfc
2005 Polaris Ranger UTV, excellent
condition, $6500. 259-6825. 10/8p
Antique furniture: mahogany desk,
Victorian love seat, French chair, nest-
ing end tables, console table, bamboo
plant stand and more; pictures, mirror,
glassware, dishes, baskets, plants, etc.
Southern Charm 259-4140 or 59-3737.
9/24-10/29p
Need help call Thomas Rosenblum for
divorce, probate, bankruptcy, foreclo-
sure, DUI and other court problems. Call
398-7600for free consultation. 10/8p
Remington model 597 Dale Earnhardt
edition, semi automatic .22 new in the
box, $300 firm. 259-9588. 10/8p






1999 F350 Lariat 7.3 diesel, six speed,
with 18' ramp trailer with two 7000
pound axles. Also 3029 Kobota four
wheel drive tractor, hydrostatictransmis-
sion with front end loader and bush hog,
combined package $22,000. 591-2916.
10/8p
Auto and truck repair, give me a call. I
can save you a lot. 571-0913.
10/8-10/22p
1994 Pontiac Grand Prix, 66,000 miles,
excellent condition $2500. 904-401-
1834. 10/8p
Harley Davidson 2000 Fatboy, 7397
mile, lots of chrome, $12500. Harley Da-
vidson 2005 Ultra Classic, 15,416 miles
$14500. 904-403-6253. 10/8-10/15p
Bully Dog power chip for 03-08 Dodge
Ram pick-up, used once, cost $345 new,
$250. Cell 904-303-8524. 10/8p





Deer Hunting Lease, south Georgia.
1070 acres, $700. 259-8974 cell. 912-
288-0790. 10/8-10/15p
Pressure washing If it's dirty, I can get it
clean. Call Josh at 449-6026.
10/1-10/8p


Celebrating Home Catalog Party, f/k/a/ FSBO, 7 acres on quiet dead-end
Home Interiors. $200 retail order, free road, mature oaks, zoned conventional
$140, $24.95 tax and shipping. Call: or mobile home, one acre per dwelling,
Reginia 259-6630. Shop online www.cel- $112,500. 259-5877. 6/18tfc
ebratinghome.com/sites/reginiastarling FSBO, 4 BR, 3 BA doublwide on 3/4 acre
Call me with the item numbers to receive with well water and sewer, also water
the free home dcor. Expires 10/31/09. softener, central H/A, has 20x20 storage
10/1-10/29p shd 9vn22a ranrnnrt twn 1 l9n nroan-


AKC Yorkie puppies, two male, one fe-
male, health certificate, de-worming and
shots, mother on premises, $600. Call
Gail 259-5435. 10/8p
Dogs: all types from puppies to adults.
Animal Control, $65 adoption fees will
apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc
Female Chihuahua puppy, 12 weeks
old, $250. 545-6961. 10/8p
Young Koi fish for garden ponds, differ-
ent sizes and prices. Baker Bus Dr. Sign
on mailbox "Bring own bucket". 10/8p





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Heavy duty diesel mechanic needed,
Travel Centers of America, Baldwinloca-
tion, 1024 US 301 South. Driver's license
required. Please apply to Mark Holmes,
Shop Manager. 904-266-4281, ext. 22.
1 0/1tfc
Service Aide, part-time residential ser-
vice aide position, required high school
diploma or GED, two years minimum
experience in education, child care,
medical, psychiatric, nursing fields or
working with people with developmental
disabilities. Apply in person at Compre-
hensive Community Services, Inc., 678
West Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL
32063. 10/1-10/8c




Cindy's salon, for sale. Call for details.
904-735-4750. 10/8p





Notice to Readers
All real estate advertising in this news-
paper is subject to the Fair Housing Act
which makes it illegal to advertise "any
preference, limitation or discrimina-
tion based on race, color, religion, sex,
handicap, familiar status or national
origin, or an intention, to make any such
preference, limitation or discrimination."
Familial status includes children under
the age of 18 living with parents or legal
custodians, pregnant women and people
securing custody of children under 18.
This newspaper will not knowingly ac-
cept any advertising for real estate which
is in violation of the law. Our readers are
hereby informed that all dwellings adver-
tised in this newspaper are available on
an equal opportunity 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.
FSBO mobile home, 4 BR, 2 BA with an
office, has swimming pool on a corner
lot, 1 1/8 acre, for appointment only call
386-984-1063. 10/8-10/29p
Located in Timberlane, 563 Pine Crest
Court, approximately 1800 SF, 3 BR, 2
BA with bonus room located in cul-de-
sac, backyard overlooking pond, shed
with loft included, $159,900. 955-4711.
10/1-1 0/8p
Six acres in Macclenny $20,000 an
acre. 904-259-8028. 9/17-10/8c


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houses, highway frontage in Macclenny
II, $89,900. 904-653-1656. 10/8p
MacGlen Builders, Inc. Brick homes in
Macclenny from $145,000-$210,000.
813-1580. 11/13tfc
Two lots in Copper Creek, Unit II. Call
813-1580. 12/11tfc
3 acres, high and dry, fish pond, homes
or mobile homes, set-up included, owner
financing. 912-843-8118. 2/22tfc
For sale or rent 2 BR, 1 BA 12x60 1997
singlewide on 2.2 acres, highway 122
in Taylor. Beautiful lot for dream home,
$63,000 or rent $575/month. 904-334-
3419 or 904-259-6128. 9/10tfc
For sale or lease, 3 BR, 2 BA city lot in
Glen, completely remodeled, new win-
dows, A/C, floor, cabinets, appliances,
$82,000. 904-334-3419 or 904-259-
6128. 9/10tfc
FSBO 4 BR, 2 BA brick home approxi-
mately 2100 SF on 2.82 Acres. Fire-
place, tile, plantation shutters, 20x20
workshop, many upgrades, very nice.
Neighborhood restricted to homes only.
$286,000. By appointment only. 237-
0060 or 259-3963. 5/14tfc
40 acres to 120 acres starting at $4000
per acre. 904-259-8028. 9/17-10/8c





2 BR, 1 BA $350/month, $350 deposit,
garbage, water, lawn care and sewage
included. 912-843-8165, 904-219-2690.
10/8c
3 BR, 1 BA house, no smoking, service
animals only, $600/month. 259-8444.
9/24tfc
4 BR, 1 BA brick home on large city lot,
washer/dryer. 55 W. Ohio Avenue, $800/
month, $500 deposit. 813-5558.
10/8-10/15p
3 BR, 2 BA house $800/month, first, last
and $30 security. 259-2563. 10/8tfc
3 BR, 2 BA singlewide on acre close to
1-10, garbage and lawn service provided,
$600/month, first, last and deposit. 259-
2552 or 614-6111. 10/1-10/22p
4 BR, 2 BA mobile home on Big St.
Mary's River $850/month. 813-3091.
10/8tfc
Share large downtown house, off-street
parking, $250/month plus $60 utili-
ties. First and last months rent, service
animals only, no smoking. Call 904-259-
6518. 10/1-10/22p
3 BR, 2 BA big front porch and deck,
new carpet plus tile, new central H/A,
acre lot, $700 first, $700 last, plus $500
security, service animals only, Glen area.
259-2121. 9/17tfc
2 BR, 1 BA house in Macclenny, water
included, $625/month, $625 deposit. Cell
904-408-9269, 259-6815 after 5:00 pm.
10/8p
2 BR, 1 BA apartment in downtown Mac-
clenny, must see. $700 deposit, $700/
month. 509-7246. 10/8-10/15p
3 BR, 2 BA mobile home on acre
private lot, $650/month, $500 deposit,
references. 259-5853. 10/8-10/15p
Sanderson, 3 BR, 1 BA house on two
acres, CR 217, $700/month, first, last
and security. 954-263-7311, 904-397-
0410. 10/1-10/8p
Homes and mobile homes for rent from
$750-850 monthly. 259-3343. 11/13tfc


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3 BR, 2 BA trailer on two acre lot, $600/
month with security deposit required.
Hud approved. 259-6732 or 904-707-
8262. 10/8-10/15p
2 and 3 BR mobile home for rent on 1
acre. Service animals only. Garbage
pickup, sewer, water and lawn mainte-
nance provided. 912-843-8118, 904-
699-8637. 8/6tfc
Roommate wanted in Baldwin, $500/
month, $250 deposit, house on 3/
acres, cable, water, electricity included.
References required, 904-598-4456 after
4:00 pm. 10/8p
2 and 3 BR mobile homes, central H/A,
service pets only, water, lawn, garbage
included. First, last and deposit required.
259-7335. 4/30tfc
2 BR, 1 BA washer and dryer hook-up,
$385/month, $385 deposit, garbage,
water, lawn care and sewage included.
912-843-8165, 904-219-2690. 10/8p
Mobile homes. 2 and 3 BR, A/C, service
animals only, $500-$575 plus deposit.
904-860-4604. 3/17tfc
2 BR, 2 BA mobile home with washer and
dryer and partially furnished on a large lot
for$500/month. Could be converted into
a 3 bedroom. Security deposit required.
Hud approved. 259-6732 or 904-707-
8262. 10/8-10/15p
2 BR, 1 BA $385/month, $385 deposit,
garbage, water, sewage and lawn care
included. 912-843-8165,904-219-2690.
10/8c


1 BR apartment, $500/month, $350 de-
posit. Call after 5:30 pm 904-322-0310.
10/1-10/8p
3 BR, 2 BA central H/A, washer/dryer
hook-up, $600/month, $600 deposit,
garbage, water, sewage and lawn care
included. 912-843-8165, 904-219-2690.
10/8c
1 and 2 BR apartments available soon, 1
BR $500, 2 BR $550. Call for more infor-
mation 259-8444. 9/10tfc
2-3 BR mobile home in Sanderson, single
and doublewide. 275-2136. 10/8p
2 BR apartment, central H/A, carport,
334 N. 5th Street #2. $495/month, $495
deposit. 259-6488. 10/8p
2 BR, 2 BA 14 x 70 in country with ap-
pliances and central H/A, service animals
only $600/month, $600 deposit. 259-
6966. 10/8c




MULTI-FAMILY

Saturday, October 10
at 8:00 am
Glen Friendship Tabernacle
North Clinton Ave.
Glen St. Mary
Across from Town Park


YARD SALES

1 i0 Everyday, Monday through Saturday, 9:00 am-3:00
pm, 121 n. on left about five miles out. Lots of good
things.
Thursday, Friday and Saturday, Glen 125 n. 22
miles, Bob Burnsed at caution light, one block Oak
Ridge.
Friday, 9:00 am -5:00 pm, Runs until sold out. 19596 Noah Raulerson
Road. Chest and upright freezers, horse trailer, arm chairs, rocking
chair, desk, lamps, canning jars, patio paver blacks, clothes, lots of
household items.
Friday, 9:00 am-?, West on 90 to Hwy. 139B, follow signs. Large
yard sale, something for everyone. Small camper trailer, clothes
dryer. Rain or shine
Friday and Saturday, 8:00 am-?, Smokey Road and Hopkins in
Glen.
Friday and Saturday, 8:30 am-12:30 pm, Corner of 127 and 90 in
Glen. First Baptist Church of Cuyler yard sale for youth.
Friday and Saturday, 7:30 am-1:00 pm, 13298 Clet Harvey Road.
Take 229 south, approximately four miles from 1-10, to Clet Harvey.
Household items, furniture, movies, toys, men, women and children's
clothing and shoes, much more.
Friday and Saturday, 9:00 am-2:00 pm, 236 N. Blair Street off 90.
Craftmatic bed, TV, lamps and lots of stuff. Rain cancels.
Saturday, 8:00 am-noon, 1111 Copper Field Circle in Copper Creek
Hills.
Saturday, 8:00 am-?, 464 East Shuey Avenue. Large Star Wars col-
lection, office desk, VHS tapes, furniture, tupperware.
Saturday, 9:00 am-?, 4531 Hickory Street, Macclenny II. Christmas
decorations, furniture, fishing stuff and miscellaneous.
Saturday, 6:00 am-?, 202 E. Jonathan Street, across from Middle
School. Moving sale of the century. Garage sale heaven. Interior
Designer's home; 3-piece leather living room set, marble coffee and
end table, 5-piece cherry bedroom set, 5-piece old world glass din-
ing table set, Melio six drawer dresser, cherry office desk, designer
leather task chair, computer desk, two Bombay chests, pub table, bar
stools, one year old front load washer, dryer, old world full length
mirror, wall art, lamps interior accessories, draperies, treadmill, wood
work table, Craftsman upright tool chest, tools, interior plants and
more. Rain or shine. 904-557-1835.
Saturday, 8:00 am-2:00 pm, 9843 Glenwood Drive. Girls clothes,
birth 7/8, some ladies, household furniture and items.
Saturday, 7:00 am-?, 11975 N. State Road 121, Macclenny. Clothes,
household items and furniture.
Saturday, 8:00 am-?, 364 N. 3rd Street. Lots of stuff, wide variety,
kids twin bedroom set, four-wheeler, motorcycle, jewelry. 653-1466.
Huge 3-5 family
Saturday, 8:00 am-noon, 4477 Birch Street. Household goods, fur-
niture, linens, holiday items.
Saturday, 8:00 am-?, 11753 Confederate Drive East, Glen.
Saturday, October 17, 8:00 am-3:00 pm, Cannon Heights
Homeowners Association community yard sale. Take 121 north to
23C and turn left onto 23C, go to Odis Yarborough Road and turn left.
The community yard sale will be on Smooth Bore Avenue.


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2 BR, 1 BA all appliances including wash-
er/dryer and dishwasher, $675/month,
$675 deposit. 904-259-3300. 7/2tfc
2 BR, 1 BA home on Normandy at Cecil
Commerce Center $500/month, $500 de-
posit. 912-843-2093, 904-777-8880.
10/8p
3 BR, 2 BA doublewide on .25 acre in
Macclenny, $800/month plus deposit.
Service animals only. 904-477-8995.
10/1-10/8p
3 BR, 2 BA in Georgia Bend $550/month,
$500 deposit. 912-843-2093.
10/8-10/15p
Small 2 BR mobile home in the country,
$500/month, $500 deposit. Call Nina for
application. 259-3428. 10/1 -10/8p
Neat cottage, 2 BR close to downtown,
ideal for one or two people, no smoking,
freshly painted, $450/month, $300 de-
posit. 259-5286. 10/1-10/8p
4 BR, 2 BA house, quiet neighborhood,
no smoking, service animals only, $1000/
month. 259-8444. 9/24tfc
3 BR, 1 BA house, central H/A, 503 Azalea
Street, nice and clean $795/month, $795
deposit. 259-6488. 10/8p
Baldwin apartment, 2 BR, 1/2 BA, central
H/A, washer/dryer hook-up, 12 miles to
1-10/1-295, $600/month, $600 security
deposit, will work with you. 266-9898.
10/1-10/8p
2 BR, 1 BA mobile home $300 deposit,
$600/month. 259-2787. 10/1-10/8p
3 BR, 1 BA house in the country, deposit
$500, rent $600. 923-2191.9/24-10/15p
3 BR, 2 BA on River Hills Road, Glen.
$800/month, $400 deposit, call after 6:00
pm, 259-3640. 10/8p
4 BR, 2 BA 2250 SF, great room, Whirpool
appliances, large yard with shed, lawn
service included, $1000/month, first and
last months rent, deposit is negotiable.
904-626-5132. 10/1-10/8p
2 BR, 1 BA mobile home, $450/month,
$250 deposit. 259-6528, 424-9589.
10/8p




Prime office space, for rent downtown
Macclenny, utilities included, $900 de-
posit, $900/month. 509-7246.
10/8-10/15p
Office space for rent, prime location,
downtown Macclenny, $588.50 per month
plus deposit. Call 259-6546. 1/8tfc





2008 28x52 Fleetwood 3 BR, 2 BA
$54,900. Call 904-259-8028.9/17-10/8c


2006 Clayton mobile home, 2 BR, 2 BA
14x66, air unit and all appliances included,
excellent condition, $19,000. Call 904-
708-1109. 10/8p
2000 Oakwood doublewide, 3 BR, 2 BA,
1647 SF, $18,900, good condition, owner
occupied. Must be moved no later than
Oct. 31. 259-2290. 10/8p
2009, 32x56 Fleetwood 4 BR, 2 BA
$59,900, 904-259-8028. 9/17-10/8c
201016x80, 3 BR, 2 BA only $270/month.
904-783-4619. 10/1-10/8c
Doublewide 2010, 3 BR, 2 BA loaded
with options on ly $325/month. 904-783-
4619. 10/1-10/8c
Prestige Home Centers, every model
must go. Let's deal 866-605-7255.
9/10tfc
Dollar and a deed can get you a 2010 4
BR, 2 BA for only $360/month. 904-783-
4619. 10/1-10/8c
Never before titled, all factory warranties
apply, 3 BR, 2 BA, will move for free only
$36,900. 904-783-4619. 10/1-10/8c
1999 Fleetwood 16x80 2 BR, 2 BA
$22,900. Call Lewyn. 904-259-8028.
9/17-10/08c
Zone II doublewide, approximately 1700
SF, $1500 down only $275/month. 904-
783-4619. 10/1-10/8c
Never before titled, 4 BR, 2 BA, will move
for free, only $46,900. 904-783-4619.
10/1-10/8c
Affordable housing, 3 and 4 bedrooms to
fit your budget. Call for information 904-
783-4619. 10/1-10/8c
2000 General 32x48 3 BR, 2 BA $24,900.
Call Lewyn 904-259-8028. 9/17-10/08c
1995 Homes of Merit 28x52 3 BR, 2 BA,
$26,900. Call Lewyn 904-259-8028.
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Girls regroup to defeat W. Nassau


JOE DARASKEVICH I SPORTS

The Wildcat volleyball team
has hit their fair share of speed
bumps this season, it was largely
smooth sailing during a week
where his team beat district op-
ponent West Nassau, long-time
rival Bradford County and fin-
ished sixth in a tournament that
featured defending state cham-
pion Nease.
Head Coach Chris Armoreda


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Qualifications: Master's Degree with
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Desirable Qualifications: Experience
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Salary: Based on degree and
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Application Deadline: 10/27/09
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Inquiries: Human Resources
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Lake City, FL 32025
Phone: (386)754-4314
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feels pretty confident about his
team's ability to win games down
the stretch.
The girls remained undefeated
in district play with a home victo-
ry against West Nassau 3-1 (23-
25, 25-18, 25-14, 25-21) on Octo-
ber 1. The victory came two days
after a road loss to Hilliard where
Head Coach Chris Armoreda's
team had 22 missed serves.
"We laid a goose egg against
Hilliard," said Armoreda.
"They're a defensively sound
team that's well coached and very
tactical."
The Wildcats regrouped on
their home floor to beat West
Nassau. The match was the first
at home for BCHS since Sep-
tember 3 and the homecoming
proved to be enough to beat West
Nassau.
The girls went on the road
again October 2 for a tournament
in Keystone.
They lost their first match
against Yulee in three straight
games, relinquishing all the mo-
mentum gained against West
Nassau.
"In the first game we just
didn't show up," said Armoreda.
"Laziness got the best of us." The


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coach later put the girls through
some post-game conditioning in
the BCHS gym. "I got the lazy out
of them when we got back," he
said.
The girls lost games to Clay
and Nease on Saturday, but both
teams were superior to Yulee.
The team finished the tourna-
ment with a little revenge by
beating Yulee in a rematch of the
tournament opener.
The girls then took sixth place
after losing to Lecanto in the
fifth-place consolation game.
"The purpose of a tournament
is to see good competition," said
Armoreda. "Now we know what
is needed at that level and the
girls are fully capable of playing
with those teams."
The Wildcats returned to the
road Monday night, October
5, in a match against Bradford
County.
Armoreda expected his team
to do well after the level of play
in the tournament, but he did not
expect one of his star players to
get hurt.
Senior Ashley Holton tore
her ACL at the beginning of the
season, but came back last week
to help her team during this dif-


ficult stretch of the schedule.
Holton was wearing a brace on
her knee, but an awkward land-
ing after a spike forced her to
leave the match in the middle of
the second game.
The team rallied for their
fallen leader and won the match
3-2 (20-25, 19-25, 25-17, 25-20,
15-10) over Bradford County.
"I didn't say much in the hud-
dle," said Armoreda. "I was their
biggest cheerleader and motiva-
tor to the point where I had no
voice after the game."
Armoreda was proud of his
team and pointed out that it
took an entire team effort to beat
Bradford.
The maturity of freshmen
Brooke Roberts and Reagan
McKendree is one reason Ar-
moreda remains confident in
every district game.
"Those two girls have filled
in admirably," he said. "I be-
lieve this is McKendree's first
year of volleyball and she can
set the ball with the best."
The JV volleyball team
snapped their first three-game
losing streak of the season
with a road win at Bradford
County Monday night as well.


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Lichens not harmful to plants


ALICIA LAMBORN
EXTENSION AGENT
Lichens are unusual creatures
that often get mistaken for harm-
ful fungi or algae that kill our
beloved trees. The truth is that
lichens are not single organisms,
but rather a combination of two
organisms which live together in
a mutually beneficial, symbiotic
way.
There are over 20,000 dif-
ferent kinds of lichen, most of
which are composed of a fungus
and a green algae. In some cases
the two individuals can be found
living in nature without its part-
ner, but most lichens consist of a
fungus that cannot survive on its
own.
Since the fungus is unable to
produce food through photo-
synthesis, it is dependent on its
algal partner which can produce
enough food for both to survive.
In turn, the algae receive water
and nutrients from the fungus.
Thus, lichens growing on trees
are not parasites and do not harm
the trees in any way. Instead,
they are only using the tree as a

Veteran's awards
The annual veteran's plaque
awards ceremony will be held
at the Northeast Florida State
Hospital campus November
12 at 9:30 am. Twelve combat
veterans will be honored with
plaques presented by a member
of the Baker County commis-
sion. Livings awards are: Calvin
K. Burnsed, Eddie Canady, Ed-
ward L. Davis, Richard H. Davis,
Albert H. Farris, Eugene L. Ford,
William G. Kirkland Jr., James
A. Milton, Robert C. Snelling,
Richard M. Takamine
Post Humous: William T.
Crews Jr., Robert Stewart Jr.
If you know anyone that de-
serves to be honored, please
contact the Veteran's Service
Office at 259-2516.

Soil board to meet

The public is invited to at-
tend the Baker Soil and Water
Conservation District board
meeting October 20 at Connie's
Kitchen from noon until 1:oo
pm. For individuals with dis-
abilities requiring special ac-
commodations, please contact
the Baker Soil and Water Con-
servation Office at 259-2716 at
least five working days prior to
the program in order for proper
consideration to be given to the
request. For TDD service, call
the Florida Relay Service Center
at 711.


home.
In fact, lichens will grow al-
most anywhere: on soil, rocks,
woody debris, tree bark, tree
leaves, and on other lichens. Un-
like most plants, they can growing
extremely adverse environmen-
tal conditions including scorch-
ing deserts, frostytundra, coastal
cliffs, and even on lava rock after
an eruption has occurred.
Lichens are also very differ-
ent from plants because they can
survive a complete loss of body
water. During this time, brittle
pieces that flake off can later grow
into new lichens. When moisture
becomes available again, the li-
chen absorbs water and returns
to its fleshy form.
Lichens occur in one of four
basic forms and those com-
monly found in our area are usu-
ally in the foliose (leaf-like, with
flat sheets of tissue not tightly
bound) or fruticose (free-stand-
ing branching tubes) form.
Colors range from white to
gray, green, red, yellow, and
black but are typically gray or
gray-green in color.
Lichens are opportunistic

Culture change
Culture Change project sew-
ing adult clothing protectors at
Macclenny Nursing and Rehab
Center has been scheduled for
October 13 from 2:00 4:30
pm. Please bring your sewing
machine and your own per-
sonal sewing supplies. Mate-
rial is available for the project.
Individuals or clubs/organiza-
tions are welcomed. Please call
Yvonne Type, Activity Director
if interested. 259-4873.


creatures that will take advantage
of the extra sunlight reaching the
lower canopy of trees. Therefore,
if you find them growing on a
tree that appears to be declining
in health, remember that it is not
the lichens that are causing the
tree to decline, but something
else. Because lichens produce
chemicals, they have very few
natural predators.
So if you find they are pres-
ent in high numbers and taking
away from the aesthetics of your
tree, you may want to consider
removal. Those that are in reach
can be pulled away very easily or
sprayed with a product contain-
ing copper sulfate.
Care should be taken with
spray products however, as some
plant species may be sensitive to
copper sulfate. If you find that
lichen are present in your land-
scape only in small numbers,
control of these creatures is con-
sidered unwarranted. In fact, the
most serious threat to lichens is
air pollution, since lichens will
not grow in a polluted atmo-
sphere. Therefore, you should be
glad to see lichen here or there in

LCCC bluegrass
Bluegrass band Even Money
will perform at Lake City Com-
munity College on Tuesday,
October 27 at 7:30 p.m. in the
college's Levy Performing Arts
Center. Ticket prices are $15
for adults, $14 for seniors (age
55 and over), and $13 for LCCC
staff and students, and students
from other schools. For further
details call the performing arts
center box office at (386) 754-
4340.


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your yard, as this is an indication
that the air is clean.
If you are unsure whether you
have lichen or a serious fungal or
bacterial disease affecting your
plants, you are welcome to bring
a sample in a sealed container to
the Baker County Extension Of-
fice (Ag Center) located at 1025
West Macclenny Ave, for identi-
fication.
For more information on
this or other gardening topics,
please contact Alicia Lamborn,
Horticulture Agent, at the Baker
County Extension Office by call-
ing 259-3520 or email to alam-
born@ufl.edu.

Garden club
The Garden club of Baker
County will hold its October
meeting at The Glen on Thurs-
day, October 8 at lo:oo am. Our
speaker on antique roses will be
Pam Greenwald from the Heri-
tage Rose Group, Southeast Re-
gion. Visitors are welcome. The
Glen is located at the Glen St.
Mary Nurseries on CR125 just
south of I-io. For more infor-
mation, contact 259-6064.


School Lunch
MENU
October 5 October 9

Offered everyday:
Cold lunch plate of chef salad with
wheat roll or crackers and dessert (when
offered) 1% lowfat white milk, 12%
lowfat flavored milk, orange juice.
Monday, October12
Breakfast: Cereal with slice of toast,
fruit juice, milk
Lunch: Mexican burrito with salsa or
chicken nuggets with a homemade wheat
roll, choice of two sides: green beans with
new potatoes, raw veggies with dressing,
chilled fruit and a homemade cookie (gr.
7-12 peanut butter)
Tuesday, October 13
Breakfast: Pancake and sausage on a
stick, fruit juice, milk
Lunch: Sloppy Joe on a bun or beef
vegetable soup with a grilled cheese
sandwich, choice of two sides: baked
french fries, tossed salad with dressing,
chilled fruit juice
Wednesday, October 14
Breakfast: Toasted cheese sandwich,
fruit juice and milk
Lunch: Golden corndog or glazed ham
slice with macaroni and cheese and a
homemade wheat roll, choice of two
sides: baked beans, raw veggies with
dressing, chilled fruit juice and a roasted
peanut cup (gr. 7-12)
Thursday, October 15
Breakfast: Breakfast pizza, fruit juice,
milk
Lunch: BBQ ribbette on a bun or baked
Italian lasagna wth a slice of homemade
Italian bread, choice of two sides: tossed
salad with dressing, seamed green peas,
chilled fresh fruit and a slice of homemade
cake
Friday, October 16
Breakfast: Cinnamon toast, fruit juice,
milk
Lunch: Oven-baked chicken or beef
nuggets both served with rice and gravy,
choice of two sides: seasoned cabbage,
tossed salad with dressing, chilled fruit
juice and a slice of cornbread


THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS


OCTOBER 9
District-wide: IlnJ'ci\ kie Day/
Hurricane BCHS: Football
(H), 7:30 p.m.
OCTOBER 12 .,
District Wide: FTE Week
BMS: Volleyball Champion-
ship TBA
OCTOBER 13
BCHS: Und.l. I1UllalII
Yearbook Pictuics Kl. \i-
sion/Hearing Screening 5th
Grade WES: Good Mmllilln,
Show, 8:00 a.m. PK K,. lHu-
Appreciation Week


OCTOBER 14
BCII lPs.\T Test "Are You
Smarter Than Your Teach-
ers?" Competition, 1:00 p.m.
B.'\\lin_- ,' Lake City, 4:00
p in 1K1s Vision/Hearing
SclIccnin 5th Grade WES:
.Iut Sa3 No!" Club Mtg.,
8:00 a.m. PK/K: Bus Appre-
ciation Week
OCTOBER 15
B('IIS 'loss Country (H),
4:3 1 p in \\ES: Family Read-
ing Night, 4:00 8:00 p.m.
Merrie Melodies Club Mtg.,
8: OI a.m. PK/K: Bus Appre-
Llatlli nl \\ k


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING
Pursuant to an application submitted by E.I. DuPont deNemouis
& Co. Inc., to be granted a special exception in reference to the
Baker County Land Development Regulations Section 2.04.54.01
Mining in Agricultural Zoning Districts, on property located in
Sections 01, 02, 11, 12, 13, 14, 23, 24, 25, & 26 Township 3S,
Range 22, lying east and west of CR 228 south and Sections 35 &
36 Township 2S, Range 22, lying east of CR 228 south, containing
approximately 4300 acres in Baker County, FL.. The Baker
County Land Planning Agency (LPA) will hear the request at a
public hearing scheduled for Thursday, October 08, 2009 at 7:01
p.m. The public hearing will be held at the County Administration
Building, 55 North Third St., Macclenny, FL. On the date above-
mentioned, all interested parties may appear and be heard with
respect to the special exception request. The purpose of the special
exception is to allow mining to be conducted in an Agriculture
Zoning. Written comments for or against the special exception
may be sent to Baker County Planning Department, 81 North
Third St., Macclenny, FL 32063. Faxed comments may be sent to
(904)259-5057. Copies of the special exception may be inspected
by any member of the public in the Planning Department, address
stated above. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act,
persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to
participate in this proceeding should contact the Administration
Department at (904) 259-3613 at least 48 hours prior to the time
of the hearing.


SHealthy Choice Restaurants
Local restaurants along with the Baker County
Health Department have joined together
to offer healthier choices when eating out!
Ask your server at any Healthy Choice
Restaurant about these healthy options:










Look for the Healthy Choice Restaurant logo at these restaurants:
A- Muse Caf6 Baker Grill Calendar's Pizzeria and Sports Bar
Connie's Country Cooking DD's Slports Grill Fraser Food Store
Pier 6 Seafood & Steak House Ronie's Food Sam's Crystal River Seafood
Sandwich USA Subway Taylor'd Cuisine Catering & BBQ
Wings Galore & More Woody's Bar-B-Q
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The Multt State Learning Collaborative: Lead States ln Pubhc Health A A480R W. Lowder St., Macclenny, L 32063
Quahty Improvements is managed by the National Network of Public A480 Lowder
CHealth Insttutes with support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation lil .L.ta x (904) 259-6291


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October 7-10


Kountry K-9 l
Dog Show.
appearing nightly
October 2-10


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Thursday, October 8,2009


SCHOOL ACTIVITIES


Re-Roofs New Roofs Leak Repairs
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