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15JANUARY21Y


THURSDAY


THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS

80th Year, Vol. 37 Winner of 9 state awards for journalism excellence in 2008


Ladies began 2010

with chilly dip into

the Atlantic
See page 7


Fiveyears

forabuser

despite an

acquittal

lastmonth
A Glen St. Mary man acquit-
ted last month of several violent
felonies was sentenced on Janu-
ary 15 to five years in prison for
violating probation in a 2007
child abuse
case.
Circuit
Judge
James
Nilon told
the de-
fendant
he heard
sufficient
evidence
during the
December
trial to
rial cto Travis Smith
convince
him that
Travis Clay Smith, 30, violated
terms of his probation several
times on July 5, 2009 when he
was arrested for holding a knife
to the throat of a Glen St. Mary
woman during an alcohol-fu-
eled disturbance near the Cuy-
ler area of the north county.
A six-member jury on De-
cember 18 decided the state had
insufficient proof to convict Mr.
Smith, who has a lengthy crimi-
nal record including violent
crimes in Duval and Clay coun-
ties, of false imprisonment and
kidnapping, aggravated assault
and aggravated battery of Staci
Akridge.
The jury returned a guilty
verdict, however, on the least
serious of the charges resulting
from that incident resisting
arrest without violence.
Deputies at the scene off
Crews Rd. that evening had to
subdue Mr. Smith with a taser
gun after he ran from the scene.
The defendant also was severely
beaten by Ms. Akridge's hus-
band before his arrest.
He remained in custody
following the December trial
awaiting disposition of the pro-
bation violation case last week.
Mr. Smith was on proba-
tion following his release from
prison in April of last year in the
abuse case. He was arrested in
November, 2007 for beating the
5-year-old son of his girlfriend
with a spatula and a paint stir-
rer.
According to the arrest re-
port, the boy sustained exten-
sive bruising of the genitals and
legs. Mr. Smith was living with
the girlfriend and her child in
Macclenny at the time.
He had served time in state
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NEFSH

accredited

by national

board for

next 3 yrs

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Jail debt could undergo


JOEL ADDINGTON
NEWS EDITOR
reporter@bakercountypress.com
The payback plan for $45 million in bonds used to
make the Baker County Sheriffs Complex a reality last
year could be restructured in the wake of reduced inmate
volumes from Immigration and Customs Enforcement
[ICE].
Representatives for the project's underwriter, Bergen
Capital of New Jersey, and several bond holders accom-
panied county and jail officials, along with others includ-
ing a representative of Congressman Ander Crenshaw,
for a meeting with a high-ranking ICE official the morn-
ing of January 13.
The gathering was not publicly announced.
According to Brian Bishop, head of administration
at the sheriffs office, ICE's Michael Meade advised the


group that the agency's budget
includes funds for 192 detainees (
at the north Macclenny facility
during this fiscal year, which runs
through September 30.
"He [Mr. Meade] told us es-
sentially a recap of what we'd
been hearing, that their bud-
get was cut for our facility from
what was proposed," Mr. Bishop
said January 15. "Now we have a
hard, official number from [ICE].
That's why we retooled our bud-
get for a total population of 300
[inmates] minimum."
The facility typically houses
about too county inmates on any given day and another
8-1o from other federal agencies like the US Marshals.


KELLEY LANNIGAN
FEATURES
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"To be a Christian without prayer is
no more possible than to be alive without
breathing ..." said young Jayvon Howard,
as he quoted Dr. Martin
Luther King, Jr.
Monday was the
birthday of the famous
civil rights activist who
was assassinated in
1968.
Jayvon and 11 other
children recited quotes
that kicked off a two-
hour program at Faith
Bible Church in Sand-
erson honoring Dr.
King. Four other area
churches participated: Leon Evans


Emmanuel Church
of God in Christ, St.
James Baptist, Church
of God by Faith and
Christian Fellowship
International.
The program fo-
cused on significant
historical events from
the civil rights era.
It featured poetry,
dance, song and re-
enactments of pivotal
incidents like the story Actress Dione Lee (mid
of Rosa Parks and the ions Beverly Gaski
1963 Freedom March
in Washington D.C.
Ms. Park's refusal to give up her seat to a
white passenger resulted in Dr. King orga-
nizing the Memphis bus boycott. The Free-
dom March, during which Dr. King gave
his famous "I Have a Dream" speech before


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restructuring
Mr. Meade reportedly offered
We'll meet our assurances of more ICE inmates
next year. "But of course he's
basic debt limited by the same situation. He
doesn't know what the federal
obligations, but budget will looklike," Mr. Bishop
anything beyond said.
anything beyond faith fewer-than-expected
that, we cant detainees, the sheriff's office,
which manages the 512-bed jail,
promise. has been cutting back spending.
Brian Bishop Salary and benefits have been
Head ofAdministration reduced agency-wide and, earlier
Baker .. this month, 18 employees were
laid off.
Supervisors and command


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Atesty

exchange

over loan

of $195K

to BCDC
JOEL ADDINGTON
NEWS EDITOR
reporter@bakercountypress.com
Questions about the county
commission's $195,000 loan
last year to the nonprofit cor-
poration that owns the Baker
County Sheriffs Complex led
to a contentious exchange be-
tween board chairman Alex
Robinson and Sharon Padgett
of Macclenny during the board's
regular meeting this week.
It began during the public
comments portion of the Janu-
ary 19 meeting when Mike Yar-
borough, also of Macclenny,
asked what collateral Baker
Correctional Development Cor-
poration [BCDC] had pledged
to secure the loan.
While there hadn't been
any collateral, Commissioner
Michael Crews said he was
confident the county would be
protected, particularly because
it pays the BCDC millions of
dollars each year to house local
inmates.
"We're in a position to recoup
that $195,000 should it become
an issue," he said.
Mr. Yarborough's comments
followed those of Herb Rogers
of Macclenny, who urged the
board not to finance the pur-
chase of five new motor grad-
ers.
"I don't feel right financing
it if you've got the funds to buy
them outright," he said.
Commissioners unanimous-
ly approved a financing package
offered by Caterpillar Financial
Services Corporation, which bid
the lowest interest rate at 3.5
percent.
Ms. Padgett, Mr. Rogers and
Mr. Yarborough regularly attend
county commission meetings
and call for tax and spending
reductions. Some commission-
ers refer to them unofficially as
a "tea party" group.
Frustrated by the this week's
discussions, Commissioner
Robinson asked the speakers
for a vote of confidence at some
point in the future.
"I feel comfortable that this


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PHOTO BY KELLEY LANNIGAN
ddle) demands her right to register to vote. Her compan-
ns, left, and Mykesha Bowden express their concern.
the statue of Abraham Lincoln, later led to
the Civil Rights Act and the National Voting
Rights Act.
Videll Williams, pastor of Faith Bible
Church, and wife Marva wrote the scripts for
the re-enactments. They handled the subject
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Students march in honor of MLK Day
This year's Martin Luther King Day parade made its way through downtown Macclenny the morning of January 15. Participates included Baker Count High School band
members (shown above), students from Keller Intermediate, ROTC students, the BCHS Wildcat, law enforcement and a number of emergency vehicles with lights and
sirens, among others. The parade culminated with a ceremony and lunch at Emmanuel Church of God in Christ.


'The movement'

Churches 'relive' King





THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS


MLK 'movement' relived


((From page 1
matter with sensitivity and dig-
nity, tossing in some humor, but
always keeping the focus on the
serious nature of the struggle for
basic rights and freedoms.
Before the passing of the Civil
Rights Act, whites could refuse to
serve blacks in white owned res-
taurants and other businesses.
Such treatment finally led to or-
ganized sit-in protests.
The actors in the restaurant
scene were Joyce Williams, Phil-
lip Jefferson, Kaila Givens, Vic-
toria Williams, Britanny Ruise,
Kim Jones, Mykesha Bowden,
Portia Jefferson, William Green,
Trease and Adris Paige.
Three spirited ladies, Beverly
Gaskins, Dione Lee and Myke-
sha Bowden, showed some re-
markable acting talent. The trio
literally stole the show with its
re-enactment of the scene com-
memorating the struggle for the
right to vote.
Rosa Parks was played by
Marva Williams and she bore
a striking resemblance to the
woman who made history in
1955. Her fellow passengers in
the back of the bus pleaded with
her to relinquish her seat, lest
she be arrested. Ms. Parks held
steadfast to her convictions and
was led off to jail by a policeman.
Carolyn Roberts was particularly
memorable in her role as a pas-
senger.
The acting portion of the
program culminated, of course,
with the entire cast entering the
church chanting in unison "Free-
dom now" as they replicated, on a
small scale, the Freedom March.
Fifteen-year-old Leon Ruise

Jail debt

re-visit...
((From page 1
staff received the largest compen-
sation cuts, roughly to percent,
while deputy pay both correc-
tions and patrol dropped about
5 percent.
Baker Correctional Develop-
ment Corporation [BCDC], the
nonprofit owning the jail and
responsible for paying back the
bonds, is actively courting pris-
oners from other federal, state
and local law enforcement agen-
cies.
"We're a business," Sheriff
Joey Dobson told county com-
missioners the evening of Janu-
ary 19. "We're a sheriffs office,
but we're a business for BCDC
and the operation of that place."
Even after slashing the bud-
get, however; it's still uncertain
whether the jail's debt obliga-
tions will be met.
"That was the purpose of the
meeting," said Mr. Bishop. "They
will have to consider whether they
want to restructure the debt. On
paper, we'll meet our basic debt
obligations, but anything beyond
that, we can't promise that."
For instance, a requirement
for keeping $3.6 million in a re-
serve account might not be pos-
sible without new terms from
Bergen Capital and the Bank of
Oklahoma N.A., the trustee over-
seeing repayment of $48.2 mil-
lion through 2022.
The financiers will ultimately
determine if and how to restruc-
ture the debt.
"They're looking at what
they can do on their side. We've
shown them what we've done,"
Mr. Bishop said, adding that ad-
ditional meetings are planned.
Sheriff Dobson also reported
this week that ICE dropped off
98 inmates January 18, bringing
the federal agency's total is 262.
Counting local inmates too, the
facility held 345 prisoners at that
time.

Finishes basic
Navy Seaman Recruit Charles
T. Johns, son of Kim E. Johns
of Orange Park and Charles N.
Johns of Sanderson, recently
completed eight weeks of U.S.
Navy basic training at Recruit
Training Command, Great Lakes,


Ill.
Seaman Johns is a 2008
graduate of Orange Park High
School.



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Monda


was convincing as he skillfully
portrayed Dr. King giving a por-
tion of his famed speech. Videll
Williams Jr., wrapped up the
rest of the speech with the much
quoted lines "Free at last, free at
last, thank God Almighty, we're
free at last!"
Portions of the "I have been to
the mountain top" speech were
powerfully delivered by Cora
Ruise. In this was contained Dr.
King's references to a moving let-
ter he received from a 9-year-old
white girl with her best wishes
for his survival of an attempted
stabbing.
Poetry was recited from mem-
ory by Kim Branch and Charlene
Hill. Ms. Branch recited "Dr.
Martin Luther King Jr. "by an un-
known author and Ms. Hill gave
a recitation of "The Black Man
Strive" by Barbara Campbell.
Between scenes, Sandi Ruise,
Riann Perkins and Victoria Wil-
liams gave accomplished and
moving vocal performances of
such songs as "I Rise," "God Has
Smiled on Me" and "I Need You
Now."
The Emmanuel Church of God
in Christ Youth Department per-
formed wearing red t-shirts and
white gloves. This was spiritual
expression in movement and they
danced to a song with a repeating
chorus of "An incredible God de-
serves incredible praise."
Bishop Ernest Folkston Jr.,


of Christian Fellowship Interna-
tional Church issued a charge to
the young people in the audience,
all of whom were born long after
the civil rights movement of the
1960s.
"You need to maximize on the
opportunities created by so many
who struggled and sacrificed for
the freedoms you have begun to
enjoy today.
"Develop yourself in three pri-
mary areas: spirituality, academ-
ics and economics. Don't let Dr.
King down and remember this
above all else. The march began
at a church. We gathered togeth-
er and went out and marched
for our rights, but many kept on
walking and didn't come back to
the church. God must be the cen-
ter of all you do."
In closing, Pastor Williams
urged the audience to remember
the photographic images shown
during the program.
"Remember that not only
blacks, but white and other ethnic
groups marched and supported
the movement, too."
He then prayed for the unifi-
cation of all races:
"Father God, we recognize
that you are in love with all peo-
ple, red, yellow, black, white. We
strive for the day when no one
will shout "White Power!" and
no one will shout "Black Power!"
What they will shout is the power
oflove!"


Five-year sentence for child abuser


((From page 1
prison before, from December,
1998 to January, 2000, for mak-
ing writing threats to kill another
person in Clay County. He has
also been arrested for crimes
including burglary, grand theft,
fleeing police and traffic viola-
tions.
The defendant reportedly had
been acquitted in Duval County
several years ago of child abuse,
but that could not be confirmed
via court records in Jacksonville.
"I felt the state presented more
than ample proof [during the De-
cember trial] that the defendant
violated his probation by pos-
sessing a weapon [knife] and by
his actions that day," said assis-
tant state attorney Ralph Yazdiya
this week.
"I argued to the judge for the
five-year sentence and he obvi-
ously agreed."
Mr. Yazdiya was the prosecu-
tor in the trial that ended in the
acquittals. Mr. Smith was repre-
sented both in December and last
week by public defender Julie
Johnson.
In other felony case disposi-
tions last week:
JoAnn Battles was given a
year in county jail after pleading
no contest to sale of a controlled
drug and possession of cocaine
with intent to sell, both near a
school.


Twin grand theft charges
were dropped as part of a plea
agreement by Robert Proctor
for which he received 180 days
in jail, followed by six months
of house arrest and two years on
probation.
Mr. Proctor pleaded no con-
test to two counts of burglary,
and must now undergo mental
health and substance abuse eval-
uations in addition to obtaining a
GED degree.
Jeremy Rhoden was given
the 128 days he has already
served in county jail and now be-
gins an 18-month probation after
his no contest plea to dealing in
stolen property.
The state dropped two other
related counts as part of the plea
pact.
Judge Nilon ordered a two-
year probation for Willie Salter,
who pleaded to grand theft and
burglary of a structure.


Consecutive one-year pro-
bation terms were ordered for
Joshua Teston in return for his no
contest plea to a reduced count of
trespass and to grand theft. The
judge withheld adjudication of
guilt.
Tommy Lee Bryant will
spend a year in county jail after
admitting he violated probation
on earlier cases of drunk driving,
driving on a suspended license
and aggravated fleeing police.
Steven Guthrie will be on
house arrest two years after ad-
mitting he violated probation in a
2009 case of obtaining prescrip-
tion drugs by fraud.
The judge ordered Samuel
Lindsey onto a drug-offender
probation for two years for vio-
lating on 2008 cases of sale and
possession of controlled drugs,
driving on a suspended license
and having the wrong tag on his
vehicle.


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OPINION


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JANUARY 21, 2010


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City referendums? Not such a bad idea


On Point

In Print
Joel Addington

Though still being mulled by
the Macclenny City Commission,
a proposal from City Manager
Gerald Dopson to create a refer-
endum process for city residents
was met with tepid resistance
earlier this month.
Concerns about special inter-
est groups, voter manipulation
and confusing ballot language
were expressed by some commis-
sioners.
While valid, the concerns are
more applicable to state and
national issues like gun con-
trol or parental notification on
abortions. And even though ref-
erendums and other direct de-
mocracy tools, like California's
never-ending train of proposi-
tions, have gotten a bad rap late-
ly, we shouldn't doom the idea
altogether.
Referendums in Macclenny
are more likely to decide ques-
tions about financing downtown
improvements or consolidating
city and county governments, or
more likely, repealing the ban on
Sunday alcohol sales.
Why not let voters decide
these things directly? It would
certainly push public discourse
and debate beyond the city com-
mission chambers.
The ban on Sunday alcohol
sales is what prompted the city
manager to bring up referen-
dums. A repeal of the ban was
voted down by the commission
in late 2007, but it may soon rear
its head again.
Mr. Dopson said a local couple
had approached him about plac-
ing the matter on the ballot. And
like him, I was pretty shocked
to find out that city voters don't
have the referendum option be-
cause it's not in the sorely out-
dated city charter.
Meanwhile, citizens in the un-
incorporated areas of all Florida
counties automatically have that
right, and it's exercised pretty
regularly.
Perhaps more important than
that inherent inequity, however;
is what level of democracy the
city should have. Is it enough
that commissioners are elected
to represent residents, or should
residents be able to represent
themselves on occasion?
That could be the city's
first-ever referendum question
- should we have referendums?
Visit www.bakercountypress.
com to cast your vote, unofficially
of course.
Direct democracy has its flaws
and city officials should guard
against them if they one day de-
cide to let voters speak for them-
selves.
Ballot language should be as
simple and clear as possible.
Requiring petitioners to ob-
tain signatures from at least


20 percent of registered voters
would help avoid frivolous ballot
initiatives.
Limiting campaign ads to
private property and other tradi-
tional venues (like this newspa-
per) would keep public rights-of-
way clear of sign pollution.
Furthermore, referendums
could be restricted to regularly
scheduled elections, unless pe-
titioners want to foot the bill for


printing ballots and staffing poll-
ing stations.
I've often heard elected of-
ficials presented with reform re-
spond that they'd like to reserve
judgement until conferring with
constituents. Referendums, on
the other hand, can express the
unfiltered will of the electorate,
free from any personal or pro-
fessional biases the elected may
have.


That's particularly useful when
issues are contentious, the stakes
are high and both sides carry
convincing arguments. Some-
body wins, somebody loses, and
if voters want to point fingers,
they can do so in the mirror.
The discussion among city
officials ended with a question
about whether any Florida cities
of Macclenny's size use referen-
dums. I checked with the City of


Chiefland in Levy County, popu-
lation roughly 2000, and the an-
swer was no.
I'm sure a wider net is being
cast by the city, but my guess is
there won't be many that have
referendums.
Still, they're a lot like guns -
better to have one and not need
it, than to need one and not have


Recalling Haiti-40 years ago LETTER TO THE
ir%1I f%


Estimates are
that a half-mil-
lion people may
be dead or ad-
versely affected
by the monster
earthquake that
hit Haiti on


January 12.
The capitol, Port-au-Prince,
lies in ruins. Among the dead is
the island's revered Archbishop
Joseph Serge Miot. His body was
recovered from the rubble of his
collapsed office building. Haiti's
senate president is believed to
have perished also.
President Obama called the
disaster "cruel and incompre-
hensible" and has pledged swift
U.S. support.
Dr. Jean Dowling of Taylor
vividly remembers her trip to the
island country of Haiti.
"When they talk about pov-
erty, that place is it," she said.
"The country has always been
defined by poverty and now with
the earthquake, it will probably
be 1oo times worse."
In the early 1960s, Ms. Dowl-
ing and her mother, the late Mrs.
Walter Dobson, visited the island
nation where Columbus landed
in 1492. The ladies had in their
possession the address of an
Episcopal nun from Jacksonville
who was assigned to a convent in
Port-au-Prince.


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Once they
SACK established
contact with the
C /nun, they spent
kC H time at the con-
nnigan vent observing
its cottage in-
dustry, which
produced ecclesiastical linens.
The ladies also took day trips
around the island.
"The people were all so very
thin," she remembers.
Once, Ms. Dowling saw a
woman coming down a mountain
path carrying four large turnips in
her hands. She was curious and
questioned the bus driver about
it. The driver said she was going
to the market to sell the turnips
and that her home was probably
six miles up the mountain.
"It is one of the saddest im-
ages is my memory of the trip,"
said Ms. Dowling.
This is still typical of the plight
facing so much of the Haitian
population. In the decades since
the 6os, it has changed little. Vast
numbers of people still scratch
out a subsistence existence and
just barely do that.
The day after the earthquake,
a Haitian man standing in the
street against a backdrop of de-
stroyed buildings was filmed by
a BBC news crew as he made an
impassioned plea to the world:
"We need help, please! There
is no electricity, no hospital, no
food, no water, there is nothing!"
Not everyone is sympathetic
to the plight of the Haitians.
There are extremists who view
such catastrophes as the work of
a wrathful, vengeful God exact-
ing punishment on a disobedient
nation.
The infamous hate-mongers


of Westboro Baptist Church in
Topeka, Kansas lost no time in
posting the following message on
their Web site:
'Thank God for the earthquake
that struck Haiti, leaving thou-
sands dead in punishment from
an angry God for the sins and
Catholic idols of filthy Haitians.
God hates Haiti ... The Lord is
coming. The world is doomed."
Televangelist Pat Robinson
drew immediate criticism for his
unfortunate comments claiming
the earthquake is divine punish-
ment. Haiti is paying for a "pact
with the Devil" he said it made
to rid itself of French rule during
the time of Napoleon.
Lucky for Haiti, other church-
es and aid organizations around
the world, true practitioners of
the doctrines which foster loving
one's neighbor and helping in
times of great need, are respond-
ing as they should.
Locally, members of The First
United Methodist Church in
Macclenny are quickly amassing
financial aid to be sent as soon as
possible. When conditions are a
bit safer, they will muster a relief
team to travel to the island to
help with the massive search and
clean up efforts that will no doubt
go on for years. Baker County
Kiwanis and Rotary clubs have
made the disaster their current
focus.
In the meantime, the impov-
erished people of that war-torn
and ravaged Haiti should be in
the prayers of everyone.
These unfortunate people will
struggle against overwhelming
odds to survive and rebuild lives
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Dear Editor:
I am looking for individuals
seriously interested in helping
cut down the feral (wild) cat pop-
ulation here in Baker County.
We need people willing to trap
these cats and assist financially
in getting them spayed and neu-
tered.
In Duval County there is a
place called No More Homeless
Pets and they will do this for a
fee. The animals need to be in the
clinic at 7:oo am and picked up
at night, and I have no problem
doing this. I just need help either
trapping them or assisting me
with the cost.
For animals from Baker Coun-
ty, that would be $30, and it in-
cludes shots.
Myself and three friends are
currently feeding several cats
every night, but it's just too
much for us. If these cats are not
caught, the county's animal con-
trol will pick them up and eutha-
nize them.
There are so many feral casts
and I can't stress enough how
important it is to Baker County.
I have spoken with both the Mac-
clenny and county animal control
about this, and they, too, hate
having to euthanize these ani-
mals, but they have no choice.
One idea is to buy or make a
shelter so the cat colonies have a
place to go on cold rainy nights to
stay warm and safe.
I want to organize and get
people together so we can brain-
storm on how to save these feral
cats, keep them from reproduc-
ing and being euthanized. What
needs to be done is called "TNR,"
which means Trap, Neuter and
Release, but even then they will
still need food and water every-
day.
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THE MATTER
ROBERT GERARD

I love some of the stuff my
sister e-mails me, and on occa-
sion I use it as the basis for my
columns. This is one of those op-
portunities because the premise
was really funny. Of course I am
adding plenty of my own com-
mentary. But just in case you
wondered, here is the difference
between the North and the South
- at last, clearly explained...
The North has Macy's; the
South has Dollar General. I'm
all for that because you can't get
Vienna sausages and Moon Pies
at Macy's.
The North has coffee houses;
the South has Waffle Houses.
Once again, the South has the
edge here in my book because
at a coffeehouse I can't get my
coffee scattered, smothered and
covered.
The North has dating servic-
es; the South has family reunions.
No comment I've known peo-
ple whose family tree is a straight
line.
The North has switchblade
knives; the South has .45s. Never
take a knife to a gunfight.
The North has double last
names; the South has double first
names.
The North has Indy car races;
the South has stock car races. No
contest, the South wins this one.
I've never seen anyone with the
name of an Indy car driver tat-
tooed above the heart and this
was a woman.
North has Cream of Wheat;
the South has grits no win
situation here. I don't like either
one.
The North has green salads;
the South has collard greens. An-
other no win situation for me.
The North has lobsters; the
South has crawfish yummy ei-
ther way.
The North has the Rust Belt;
the South has the Bible Belt. We,
of course, live in the buckle of the
Bible Belt.
And this is for northern people
moving south...
In the South: If you run your
car into a ditch, don't panic. Four
men in a four-wheel drive pickup
truck with a tow chain will be
along shortly. Don't try to help
them, just stay out of their way.
This is what they live for.
Don't be surprised to find
movie rentals and bait in the
same store. Do not buy food at
this store.
Get used to hearing, "You
ain't from round here, are ya?"
Be advised that, "He needed
killing is a valid defense here.
If you hear a Southerner ex-
claim, "Hey, y'all watch this," you
should stay out of the way. Either
that or grab the video camera.
Something is about to happen
that will look great on You Tube.
If there is the prediction of
the slightest chance of even the
smallest accumulation of snow,
schools will close, roads will close
and the area television stations
will swing into 24-hour cover-
age.
Do not be surprised to find
that lo-year-olds own their own
shotguns, are proficient marks-
men and their mammas taught
them how to aim. Of course, in
some places in the North, 1o-
year-olds carry concealed weap-
ons and stick up convenience
stores.
And remember this if you
do settle in the South and bear
children, don't think they will be
accepted as True Southerners.


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NEFSH secures an accreditation


JOEL ADDINGTON
NEWS EDITOR
reporter@bakercountypress.com
Northeast Florida State Hos-
pital in Macclenny joined the
ranks of an elite group of orga-
nizations this month by gaining
a stamp of approval from the
Commission on Accreditation
of Rehabilitative Facilities, or
CARF, an international accredit-
ing body for non-surgical health
care facilities.
CARF notified the hospital of-
ficially January 8, ending an al-
most year-long process that only
seven other in-patient behavioral
health treatment organizations in
Florida have completed, and only
67 nationwide.
NEFSH's CARF accreditation
follows that of Florida State Hos-
pital [FSH] in Chattahoochee in
November. But unlike FSH, the
Macclenny hospital received rec-
ognition for five program areas
outside of in-patient treatment,
like crisis intervention and sta-
bilization, case management and
out-patient treatment.
CARF accreditation should
also help in the hospital's fight to
remain a publicly-managed facil-
ity.
"It's a catalyst," said NEFSH's
top administrator Joe Infantino.
"One of the charges on the priva-
tization issue was that all the
privately-managed facilities had
accreditation, but none of the
state-managed facilities had ac-
creditation."
The privately-run South
Florida State Hospital, which is
publicly owned but managed by
GEO Care Inc., is accredited by
The Joint Commission.
"The principal difference, in
my opinion, is the Joint Commis-
sion is more of a medical and sur-
gical model while CARF is more
psycho-social and rehabilitation
and recovery focused," said Mr.
Infantino.
The Joint Commission's Web
site states that it accredits more
than 17,000 health care facili-
ties nationwide, including non-
behavioral health programs like
laboratories, surgical care and
ambulance services.
NEFSH's three-year CARF ac-
creditation also extends to Baker
County Community Behavioral
Healthcare Services, a NEFSH
affiliate on South Lowder Street
offering non-residential mental
health services to the public.


NEFSH's accredi-
tation is also expected
to benefit recruitment
and retention of quali-
ty staff at the hospital.
"It's a good indica-
tor of what level of
professionalism we're
at," Mr. Infantino
said.
CARF accreditation
also gives hospital
staff another avenue
to connect with be-
havioral health ex-
perts under the CARF
umbrella, who also
employ elevated stan-
dards of care.
While NEFSH ad-
ministrators called
the accreditation
process arduous and
time-consuming, Mr.
Infantino noted that
many standards re-
quired, and detailed
in a 382-page CARF
manual, were already
in place due to the
hospital's receipt of a Governor's
Sterling Award in 2000.
One example, cited NEFSH
programs administrator Alice Os-
wald, is the hospital's approach
to improving staff performance.
"That was already standard
operating procedure for us," she
said.
NEFSH was rated as having
"exemplary performance" in that
area, a designation that only one
percent of CARF-accredited fa-
cilities have nationally, said Mr.
Infantino.
There have been changes in
procedure to conform with CARF
standards, however; like repeat-
ing safety training given to new
employees annually.
"There's really no stone left


unturned," said Ms. Oswald.
Standards for equipment on
hospital vehicles, business pro-
cesses, treatment procedures,
the hospital's environment and
handicap access are just some
of the areas scrutinized by CARF
reviewers.
The reviewers spent three days
surveying the facility in mid-No-
vember.
"They come with a detailed
checklist and look for evidence,"
Ms. Oswald said. "They say, 'show
me this policy and show me it in
action.'"
Then a report is made to
CARF's accrediting board, which
makes the final decision.
The application fee for CARF
accreditation was $1500. About
$20,600 in additional costs were


incurred for travel and expenses
of five surveyors from California,
Illinois, Georgia and Arkansas.
For more information on
CARF accreditation, please visit
www.carf.org.


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Reckless charge


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A Glen St. Mary motorist was charged with reckless driving and hav-
ing an open container of alcohol in his vehicle after it was stopped on
CR 125 north the afternoon of January 15.
Deputy Matt Hilliard said the sheriffs department received reports
of erratic driving twice that afternoon the first of a speeding vehicle
and the second about a half hour later of one swerving in and out of its
lane.
About 5:00, Deputy Paul Chance spotted a vehicle driven by Reece
Estep, 32, going about 20 mph north of Burnsed Rd. and said he de-
tected an odor of alcohol when he questioned the driver. He also noted
an open bottle of bourbon behind the driver's seat.
Mr. Estep successfully passed several field sobriety tests at the road-
side.
In other arrests the past week, Vanessa Rigney, 22, of Glen St. Mary
was charged with misdemeanor marijuana possession the afternoon of
January 14.
Deputy Jeffrey Shouse said he was on patrol near Quail Lane in
south Macclenny about 4:30 and came upon a crowd of 20-30 persons,
one of whom began taunting him from inside a vehicle for being in the
neighborhood.
Ms. Rigney was seated in the vehicle, and Deputy Shouse said he
detected an odor of marijuana coming from it. He found a baggie of pot
in her jacket pocket.
Several persons were arrested on outstanding warrants:
Angelo Germain, 22, of Miami, already in county jail on January
15. He was wanted for probation violation in Broward County.
Richard Mann, 32, arrested at a trailer off Brent Lane in Macclenny
on January 14 for probation violation in Columbia County.
Lewis Karnes, 42, of Glen, arrested walking on US 90 on January
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Trial redeux: twin is convicted


In a near-mirror image of his
twin brother's trial last month,
a six-member jury on January
14 convicted a Jacksonville man
on multiple charges
stemming from his role
in the night burglary of
the Badcock Furniture
Store in Macclenny last
summer.
As in the earlier trial
and conviction of Jus-
tin Wescott, his brother F.
Jamel elected to repre-
sent himself during the
three days of testimony
and deliberation an
extremely rare occur- Jamel
rence in American ju-
risprudence. And like the earlier
trial, a backup public defender sat
directly behind the defense table
in the second-floor courtroom in
case she was needed.


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The jury took just over an
hour that evening to return
guilty verdicts on two counts of
grand theft, burglary and felony
criminal mischief. The
Wescott brothers were
two of four men arrested
later that morning; two
remaining cases pend,
including that of Roy
Dillon of Jacksonville,
who testified for the
state in both trials.
Police responded to
the Badcock store at
the corner of South 5th
and Jonathan St. when
escott an alarm sounded, and
saw the defendants flee
on foot from the scene. Earlier,
they had driven a U-Haul truck
to Macclenny and parked it in
the rear of the store before pry-
ing open a door. They had man-


aged to bring some merchandise
outside when police arrived, and
damaged other items still in the
store.
Both the Wescotts, who at
the time of their arrest had been
out of prison only a few months,
opted for the "mistaken identity"
defense because they are identi-
cal. County deputies repeatedly
testified during both trials they
were able to tell the two apart be-
cause Jamel had gold teeth. He
also had a distinctive tattoo on
his neck.
In a somewhat humorous an-
ecdote to the second trial and in
an attempt to neutralize the key
discrepancy, Jamel pried the gold
coverings on his teeth, resulting
in painful toothaches last week as
he argued his case.
Mr. Dillon, who police say
has no prior criminal record and


claims he accompanied the other
three to Macclenny that morning
but was unaware they intended to
commit a burglary, again proved
an effective rebuttal witness on
the matter of mistaken identity.
For example, when asked by
the defendant whether he had
ever seen a pry bar before, Mr.
Dillon responded that he had
- and identified it as the tool he
saw Mr. Wescott use to enter the
store. The same with a hat; Mr.
Dillon affirmed it as the one the
defendant wore that night.
The brothers have more in
common than identical twinship.
Both had nine prior felony con-
victions before the age of 20, and
that is expected to weigh heav-
ily against them when sentenced
next month. They could receive
life terms.


Battery is Attack on wife, step-daughter


alleged in


incidents


atNEFSH
Criminal complaints for bat-
tery were filed following two re-
cent incidents involving mental
patients at Northeast Florida
State Hospital.
The first occurred January 15
and involves a 45-year-old female
patient who repeatedly struck an-
other female, age 26, during an
altercation that afternoon. The
victim told Deputy Koty Crews
this is the second such incident
this month involving the accused,
who was not interviewed as part
of the investigation.
The younger patient's face
bore signs of the attack, including
facial scratches from when the
assailant reportedly attempted
to scratch out her eye.
The following evening, a 19-
year-old female was named in a
complaint for attacking employ-
ees Collette Francione, 40, of St.
George, Ga. and Darcelle Mayo,
23, of White Springs.
The accused, who Deputy
Robert Simkins said is deaf, in-
sisted in a written statement that
the attack was the staff's fault for
placing her in the proximity of
other female patients. She alleg-
edly shoved Ms. Francione onto
a bed and punched her several
times, and kicked Ms. Mayo in
the stomach after pushing her to
the floor.
Both employees were checked
out at the Fraser Hospital emer-
gency room and released.


A Macclenny man faces a pair
of criminal charges following al-
leged attacks on his wife and her
daughter during a domestic dis-
pute at his home off South 3rd St.
the afternoon of January 16.
Bruce Edmonds, 48, is accused
of dragging Jessica Rhoden, 28, of
Jacksonville outside the residence
and striking her in the head with
a cell phone he tossed at her. Both
Ms. Rhoden and her mother said
the accused struck the daughter
in the mouth after she refused to
apologize to him over an earlier
incident.
Mr. Edmonds was charged
with aggravated battery because
Ms. Rhoden is pregnant, said
Deputy Koty Crews. He is charged
with domestic violence battery
on his wife for allegedly striking
her when she attempted to inter-
vene.
In other arrests:
Cleveland Mann, 18, was
jailed the afternoon of January 13
after he allegedly punched a 14-
year-old female relative and re-
strained her by laying atop her. A
witness who was at the residence
off Clete Harvey Rd. at the time
corroborated the victim's version
of events.
Mr. Mann was also served with
an arrest warrant at county jail
for another criminal case, along
with an order revoking a previous
bond.
Kyle Holton, 18, of Glen St.
Mary was charged with battery
following his arrest during the
early morning hours of January
16.
Mr. Holton is accused of strik-
ing Ciara Stokes, 22, of Sanderson
in the face, causing a laceration
above her right eye.
The incident occurred when
Ms. Stokes attempted to inter-
vene in an argument between


Mr. Holton and girlfriend Leslie
Perryman, 27, at an address off
Frenda Rd. near Sanderson just
after 1:oo am.
Deputy Robert Singletary also
arrested Ms. Perryman for resist-
ing police when she refused to
calm herself and continued to yell
and curse at Ms. Stokes after the
deputy arrived at the scene.
A complaint for battery was
filed January 14 against Lee
Battles, 19, for allegedly striking
Michael Washington, 18, at the
residence of Linda Ross on Quail
Lane in south Macclenny.
Both the victim and witnesses
said Mr. Battles approached
the residence yelling and curs-


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Washington in the face with his
fist.
Deputy Crews filed com-
plaints for disorderly conduct
and battery against two females,
age 15, along with Tiara Rober-
son, 21, and Tara Washington, 37,
following a street-side altercation
off MLK Dr. in Macclenny the
morning of January 11.
The officer said he returned
to the scene a second time after
warning the parties to disburse,
and added a charge of aggravated
battery against Ms. Washington
for allegedly attacking a pregnant
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NEW RIVER LANDFILL



No waiver for toxic Starke soil


Tipping fees from city's


JOEL ADDINGTON
NEWS EDITOR
reporter@bakercountypress.com


The New River landfill's board
of directors, including two mem-
bers from Baker County, refused
on January 14 to waive about
$370,000 in tipping fees to dis-
pose of contaminated soil from
an old power plant site in Starke.
The tri-county landfill's mem-
bers Baker, Bradford and
Union counties will divide the
fees, with Baker County's share
totaling roughly $92,500, in ac-
cordance with board member
Mark Hartley's motion to send
quarter-shares of the proceeds to
Baker and Union counties, and
the remaining half to Bradford
County.
The soil clean-up project at the
former power plant has been on-
going for more than seven years
under multiple contractors, the
latest of which was Advanced
Environmental Technologies Inc.
[AET].
The City of Starke switched to
AET in February 2009, shortly
after AET president Chad Gunter
approached New River's execu-
tive director Darryl O'Neal about
disposing of petroleum-contami-
nated soil from the cleanup at
New River.
In subsequent meetings
among Starke's city manager
Ricky Thompson, Mr. Gunter,
Starke Mayor Wildbur Waters


and Mr. O'Neal, the men dis-
cussed waiving or rebating a por-
tion of the tipping fees for dirt
the landfill could use in its opera-
tions.
About 78 percent of the more
than 20,000 tons of soil from the
one-acre site proved usable, said
Mr. O'Neal during last week's
board meeting.
At the standard dumping
rate of $24 per ton, minus the
landfill's expenses for a permit
modification and containment
of the petroleum-laced dirt, AET
owed $369,577 but had not been
invoiced yet, he said.
Despite a request in person
from Starke's city manager that
evening, the board wasn't com-
fortable waiving the tipping
fees of a private company, even
though AET would likely be re-
imbursed the expense because
the $1.2 million clean-up was be-
ing funded through the Florida
Department of Environmental
Protection [FDEP].
Last February, the landfill's
then attorney Jon Wershow
counseled the board not to waive
the fees without FDEP's bless-
ing.
The board's current attorney,
Terry Brown, who also repre-
sents the City of Starke, said last
week that FDEP had granted that
approval.
"I had the same concerns that
Mr. Wershow had," he said. "But
looking at the correspondence,


former power plant
surprise surprise, DEP didn't las, is that state laws require
have a problem with it." closure funds be held in "quali-
Even though Mr. Brown said fied public depositories," where
the landfill could legally waive the cash is not reinvested by the
the fees, board members were bank.
reluctant. Baker County Com- "We've been getting 3.5 to 3.8
missioner Michael Crews was the percent because they can rein-
first to speak up. vest those dollars," Mr. O'Neal
"I got a problem waiving fees told the board. When banks can't
for a company, especially if they spend the money, the yields drop
get reimbursement anyway," he closer to 1 percent or less, he
said, adding that his research said.
revealed Mr. Gunter had been About $1.7 million in a mutual
charged with fraud involving fund account with Capital City
government contracts. also fails to meet statutory re-
The LakelandLedger reported quirements for closure funds.
in 2004 that Mr. Gunter and his As the investments mature,
father were charged with grand Mr. O'Neal said the funds can
theft for allegedly overcharg- be deposited in accordance with
ing the City of Lakeland nearly state law. Ms. Douglas added
$50,ooo00 for repair work. that as long as regulators see
In other business: documentation that New River
Board members heard from isn't ignoring the problem, fines
the landfill's auditor, Lora Doug- could be avoided.
las of DDF CPA Group, that mil- The board approved selling
lions of dollars in closure funds back a old garbage compactor to
- required by law in case the Ring Power for $145,000. The
facility must shut down imme- equipment costs about $500,000
diately have not been invested new.
properly. Dates were also announced
During the last year, New Riv- for the landfill's annual toxic ma-
er transferred much of its closure trials clean-up. The public can
funds out of accounts with Mer- drop off hazardous household
cantile Bank due to the institu- waste for free at sites in member
tion's tumbling stock price. The counties for eventual disposal at
money was split among numer- the landfill.
ous Certificates of Deposit [CDs] The collection date for Baker
insured against losses by the County is March 13 at the county
federal government and yielding administration offices, 55 N. 3rd
between 3 and 4 percent. St.
The problem, said Ms. Doug-


Horse is stolen from property off CR 125


A north county woman re-
ported the theft of a horse from a
fenced area near her home off CR
125 north.
Brenda Altman told police the
animal was taken during a 24-
hour period ending about 9:oo
the morning of January 17. Dep-
uty William Hillard said he found
where a wire fence had been sev-
ered and two posts broken in the
rear of Ms. Altman's property.
The officer said heavy rainfall
likely obscured any footprints on
the ground outside the fence.
The horse is an 11-year-old
named Rebel, chestnut in color
with white spotting on its right
side and a facial scar. Ms. Altman
valued Rebel at $1500.
In other theft reports the past
week:
SA laptop computer valued at
$900 went missing from the resi-
dence of Derek Jones on North
4th St. in Macclenny overnight
on January 15.
George Griffis, who had been
living at the residence, reported
the theft to police and initially
said Mr. Jones had taken it in lieu
of money Mr. Griffis owed him.
Mr. Jones denied that, and
told Deputy Jeff Dawson he had
placed the computer on a porch
for Mr. Griffis to pick up. The
computer had been obtained on
a rent-to-own contract.
The same deputy on January
17 investigated the theft of $500
in jewelry from the residence of


Helping Haiti
The Kiwanis Club of Baker
County invites the public to its
meeting January 21 to discuss
ways to help the current relief ef-
fort in Haiti.
Kiwanis meet every Thursday
at the Baker County Health De-
partment's conference room on
West Lowder Street at noon.


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Kathy Graham on Confederate
Dr. north of Glen St. Mary.
The owner said she suspected a
neighbor may have been involved
in the theft of necklaces, earrings
and a chain. The residence was
unlocked, and Ms. Graham indi-
cated the theft occurred as early
as January 10.
Another residence in the
same neighborhood was entered
the morning of January 14 while
the occupants were away for
about an hour and a half.


Ada Heffner said it appeared
a rear door was entered, and told
police three prescription medi-
cations were stolen from her and
one from her son Dennis Dewolf.
A recent guest is a suspect
in the theft of a camera from the
home of Vickie Johnson on Clar-
ence Dobbs Rd. on January 17.
The camera's value was placed at
$275.
Daron Morgan reported the
theft of a power box from a power
pole on his property off Hamp


Rent-to-own theft

A rent-to-own company filed criminal complaints alleging grand
theft against two Baker County residents it claims did not live up to
terms of contracts. Both complaints were made on January 14.
The first named Linda Lee, 33, of Sanderson, who Aaron's Rents
contends obtained a chest freezer worth $270 and a 22-inch Dell wide
screen computer valued at $1260.
The company also alleges that Norman Fiano, 29, of Macclenny has
reneged on a contract for a TV/DVD combo valued at $1260.
The sheriffs department in recent days also learned of three cases of
apparent credit card and checking fraud that occurred over six weeks.
Three of the victims were elderly.
A relative reported that the Wachovia account of James and Joyce
Stewart of Macclenny reflected debit charges of $100 on December 7
and $54 on December 17.
The Chase account of George Wade was tapped on December 14 for
an electronic check for $505. Mr. Wade is 95 years old.
Kathy Wyland of Macclenny told police her Vystar account reflected
a $235 debit for purchases at a grocery store in Indiana.


Register Rd. on January 13. The
pole had an estimated value of
$300.

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372 S. 6th St. 259-2933




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The BCHS Yearbook staff is still
taking senior ads-
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Full Page $260

Half Page $175

Quarter Page $90






Yearbooks are still available for
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THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS


Ladies 'plunge' into newyear


KELLEY LANNIGAN
FEATURES
features@bakercountypress.com
The Polar Plunge is an an-
nual Jacksonville Beach ritual in
which hardy or maybe crazy
- folks brave the elements, tak-
ing a chilly ocean dip New Year's
Day.
Three adventurous ladies from
Baker County, Cathy Fletcher,
Amy Sapp and Debbie Fraser,
were among the 400 people who
raced into the frigid Atlantic wa-
ters the morning of January 1.
"The wind was really blow-
ing and it was raining," said Ms.
Sapp. "The horn blew and ev-
erybody took off into the water.
I saw a wave coming so I turned
my back, let it go completely over
me and then ran back out."
Once standing on dryland, she
realized her companions weren't
with her. She scanned the water
until she saw them.
"They were still out there, div-
ing in a second time," she said,
amazed.
Ms. Fletcher explained that
her dive was more than just an
off-the-wall activity to reminisce
about later; it was a symbolic way
of washing away the old to make
room for the new.
"We went under twice just to
make sure," said Ms. Fletcher.
"Which Debbie should have
because the whole thing was her


Tension fill
( commission is up here trying to
do its job," said Mr. Robinson,
stressing that he closely monitors
the county's bi-monthly expendi-
ture reports.
"I could not find a single error
in any department," he said, chal-
lenging anyone to find a discrep-
ancy with the county budget. "I
urge you to be an ally."
Ms. Padgett soon took the
podium, saying she was "a little
appalled" by the commissioner's
remarks.
"I don't want to hear a ser-
mon," Mr. Robinson shot back.
Ms. Padgett continued that she
too follows the county's expendi-
ture reports.
"It's not required of me, but
I try to stay informed," she said.
"You get very offended when we
ask for information ... You're do-
ing your job, and I thank you for
that, but you're getting paid to do
it."
It wasn't long before other
commissioners attempted to
quell the tension.
"These are tough times. We
need to work together ... We're
not the enemy. I get the feeling
it's us against you," said Commis-
sioner Mike Griffis.
The board and county staff ex-
pressed its desire to answer ques-


idea to start .
with," added
Ms. Sapp.
"Originally, I
was just going
to go along
and take pic-
tures, but no,
they wouldn't
have that!"
The ladies
had been
planning their
cold water
caper since
last January,
when they
heard about
the plunge
from others
who had just .. -a-
done it.
Wet suits
are not per-
mitted, only
bathing suits
or a pair of
shorts for
the guys. The
three bathing
beauties from
Baker County
had suits, but
decided to personalize their attire
by borrowing swim caps from the
Baker Bullets swim team.
"Everyone was asking who the
Baker Bullets were. We provided
some free advertising for the
team," said Ms. Fraser.


ed meeting
tions from the public and provide
documents and information.
However, Commissioner Michael
Crews attributed the conflict, in
part, to an accusatory tone dur-
ing the discourse as well as body
language exhibited.
"The message may be good,
but the delivery might need some
work on both sides," he said.


PHOTO COURTESY OF CATHY FLETCHER
Bathing beauties Debbie Fraser, Cathy Fletcher and Amy Sapp.


According to the ladies, most of
the people who made the plunge
were middle aged but many were
in their 70s and 8os. One 90-
year-old woman braved the cold
waters in her wheelchair. Among
the participants were people with
prosthetic limbs and even family
pets got in on the action.
Paramedics and life guards
were on site in case of any prob-
lems, but luckily there were none
of the medical kind.
In fact, the real challenge
came after the plunge. Soaked
and shuddering, the trio headed
for the sanctuary of their car and
cranked up the heater full blast.
"Try changing out of wet
clothes in the car with your
friends holding up towels so no


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one will see you," said Ms. Sapp.
There was a lot of laughing
amid shouts of "Don't look!" as
they changed clothes and got
ready to go to breakfast.
"You would have thought we
were a bunch of teenagers," said
Ms. Fletcher.
With the plunge completed
and once again in dry clothes,
they headed to a restaurant,
ready for lots of hot coffee.
The three aren't sure if they'll
repeat the plunge next year, but
hope other Baker Countians
step up to the plate at next year's
event.
"Actually," said Ms. Fletcher,
"We're trying to figure out what's
to be our next grand adventure.
Anything except skydiving!"


GOP meeting
The monthly meeting of the
Baker County Republican Party
will begin at 7:oo pm on Tuesday,
January 26 at the Mathis House
on the Glen St. Mary Nursery.
All local Republicans are
invited to attend. For more in-
formation, call Don Marshall at
259-9668.


Redneck Cooking
will be at Food Lion
Sunday, Januar 24


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6 Guardian


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volunteers


are sworn in

Six new Guardian ad Litem volunteers
were sworn in last month at the Starke
Courthouse in a ceremony presided
over by Circuit Judge Phyllis Rosier.
Also present was circuit director Pam
Pierce. Guardians are trained to rep-
resent the best interests of children
involved in custody disputes or when
there is an allegation of abuse or ne-
glect. From left: Ms. Pierce, Sue Raper,
Jean Shuford, Beverly Himmelhaver,
Trina Starling, Linda Grainger, Judge
Rosier, Arthur Wright and Bob Lawry.


SCHOOL


a IVITIES



BCHS: Girls' Basketball @
Columbia, 6:00 p.m. BMS:
Basketball girls champi-
on p A. MES: School
Advi y council mtg.
WE o Morning Show
cl g.8:00 a.m. PK/K:
School visory Council
mtg., 8:00 a.m.

January 20
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BC ir. sirls' basketball @
Bishop Kenny, 6:00 p.m.
BMS: Basketball boys cham-
pionship TBA. WES: Merrie
Melodies club mtg., 8:00
a.m.

January 22
District-wide: Teacher Plan-
ning/Inservice Day no
school. BCHS: Girls' basket-
ball vs. Ridgeview (H), 6:00
p.m.

January 26
BCHS: Girls' basketball @
Fernandina Beach, 6:00
p.m. BMS: Grades 6, 7, &
8 FCAT parent night, 7:00
p.m. @ BCMS (Extra credit
for attendance) MES: Ter-
rific Kids Day. WES: Good
Morning Show club mtg.,
8:00 a.m.



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January 25 January 29


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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, January 25
Breakfast: Cereal with slice or toast,
fruit juice, milk
Lunch: Tuna salad sandwich or chunky
turkey noodle soup with a homemade
wheat roll, choice of 2 sides: baked potato
rounds, seasoned pole beans, chilled fruit
choice
Tuesday, January 26
Breakfast: French toast sticks with
syrup, fruit juice, milk
Lunch: Shepherd's pie with a homemade
wheat roll or deli turkey and cheese
sandwich on a bun, choice of 2 sides:
lettuce and tomato slices, steamed
broccoli, baked french fries
Wednesday,January 27
Breakfast: Scrambled eggs with baked
potato rounds, fruit juice and milk
Lunch: Cheese pizza slice or BBQ pork
on a bun, choice of 2 sides: baked potato
rounds, baby lima beans, chilled fruit
choice
Thursday, January 28
Breakfast: Egg with cheese burrito, fruit
juice and milk
Lunch: Pepperoni pizza hot pocket or
ham with pinto beans and rice, choice of
2 sides: raw veggies with lowfat ranch
dressing, seasoned green beans, chilled
fruit juice and a homemade wheat roll
Friday, January 29
Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, fruit juice
and milk
Lunch: Spaghetti with meat sauce and
a slice of homemade wheat Italian bread
or fish crisp on a bun, choice of 2 sides:
baked potato rounds, creamy coleslaw,
steamed broccoli and a homemade
chocolate chip cookie


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Legal Notices



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 02-2008-CA-000212 CASE NO. 02-2008-CA-000095
DIVISION DIVISION


WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.,
Plaintiff,


STEVEN P. HALLER, et al,
Defendantss.

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judg-
ment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 12,
2010 and entered in Case No. 02-2008-CA-000212
of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit
in and for BAKER County, Florida wherein WELLS
FARGO BANK, N.A., is the Plaintiff and STEVEN P.
HALLER; REBECCA S. HALLER; are the Defen-
dants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for
cash atAT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE BAKER COUN-
TY COURTHOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 16th day of
March, 2010, the following described property as
set forth in said Final Judgment:

ALL THAT CERTAIN LAND SITUATE, LY-
ING AND BEING IN BAKER COUNTY,
FLORIDA,VIZ: PARCEL L; COMMENCE
AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF BLOCK
16 OF THE TOWN OF MACCLENNY AS
PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN DEED
BOOK D, PAGE 800 OF THE PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA;
THENCE SOUTH 78 DEGREES 59 MIN-
UTES 13 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE
NORTH LINE OF SAID BLOCK 16, A DIS-
TANCE OF 199.19 FEET TO THE POINT
OF BEGINNING; THENCE SOUTH 10 DE-
GREES 26 MINUTES 26 SECONDS EAST,
198.85 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 79 DE-
GREES 02 MINUTES 50 SECONDS WEST,
79.61 FEET; THENCE NORTH 10 DEGREES
27 MINUTES 33 SECONDS WEST, 198.76
FEET TO A POINT ON SAID NORTH LINE;
THENCE NORTH 78 DEGREES 59 MIN-
UTES 13 SECONDS EAST, ALONG SAID
NORTH LINE 79.68 FEET TO THE POINT
OF BEGINNING.
SUBJECT TO AN EASEMENT FOR DRAIN-
AGE AND UTILITIES OVER AND ACROSS
THE SOUTH 7.5 FEET OF THE ABOVE DE-
SCRIBED LANDS, ALSO SUBJECT TO A
UTILITY EASEMENT OVER AND ACROSS
THE WEST 5.0 FEET OF THE SOUTH
119.32 FEET OF THE ABOVE DESCRIBED
LANDS.

A/K/A 544 EAST OHIO AVENUE, MAC-
CLENNY, FL 32063
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.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on
January 13, 2010.
Al Fraser
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Bonnie Palleschi
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, P.L.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
*See Americans with Disabilities Act
If you are a person with a disability who needs any
accommodation in order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the
provision of certain assistance. Please contact:
Ms. Jan Phillips
Human Resources Manager
Alachua County Family/Civil Courthouse
201 E. University Avenue, Room 410
Gainesville, FL 32601
Phone: 352-337-6237
Fax: 352-374-5238
1/21-1/28
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE

NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Writ
of Execution issued in the County Court of Baker
County, Florida, on the 18th day of December,
2009, in the cause wherein, COUNTRY FEDERAL
CREDIT UNION was plaintiff and DONNA FLORES
AND FRANK FLORES, were defendants, being
Case No. 2006-SC-306 in said Court, I, Joey B.
Dobson, as Sheriff of Baker County, Florida have
levied upon all the right, title and interest of the
defendants, Donna Flores and Frank Flores, in
and to the following described personal property,
to-wit:

2005 Nissan Altima
VIN #: 1N4AL11D45N468493
(Note: Anyone interested in viewing the
vehicle being sold may do so prior to the
time of the sale at Higginbotham's Towing
& Recovery located at 7611 W Mount
Vernon Street, Glen St. Mary, FL.)

I shall offer this property for sale, at the front
entrance of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E.
Macclenny Ave. in Macclenny, FL, County of Baker,
State of Florida, on February 9, 2010 at the hour
of 11:00a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible.
I will offer for sale all of the defendants Donna
Flores and Frank Flores, right, title and interest in
the aforesaid personal property, at public auction
and will sell the same, subject to taxes, all prior
liens, encumbrances and judgments, if any, to the
highest and best bidder for CASH IN HAND. The
proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the
payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above
described execution. (NOTE: In accordance with
the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with
disabilities needing special accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding should contact the Baker
County Sheriff's Office at (904) 259-0245 prior to
the date of the sale.)

JOEY B. DOBSON,
Sheriff of Baker County, Florida
By: Pamela L. Davis, D.S.
1/7-1/28
PUBLIC NOTICE

NEFSH COMMUNITY BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE
SERVICES ADVISORY BOARD ANNOUNCES A
MEETING. DATE AND TIME: TUESDAY, JANUARY
26, 2010 AT 10:30. PLACE: NEFSH COMMUNITY
BEHAVIORAL HEALTHCARE SERVICES. GENERAL
SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: ORGANI-
ZATIONAL MEETING AND GENERAL PROVISION
OF SERVICES BY THE COMMUNITY BEHAVIORAL
HEALTHCARE OFFICE. PLEASE CALL (904) 259-
4671 EXT. 28 FOR INSTRUCTIONS ON PARTICIPA-
TION.
1/21-1/28


BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
Plaintiff,


CLIFTON JACOBS AK/A CLIFTON M. JACOBS, et
al,
Defendantss.

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judg-
ment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 05,
2010 and entered in Case No. 02-2008-CA-000095
of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit
in and for BAKER County, Florida wherein BANK
OF AMERICA, N.A., is the Plaintiff and CLIFTON
JACOBS AK/A CLIFTON M. JACOBS; STEPHANIE
JACOBS AK/A STEPHANIE L. JACOBS; MORT-
GAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS,
INCORPORATED, AS NOMINEE FOR IRWIN HOME
EQUITY; are the Defendants, I will sell to the high-
est and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT DOOR
OF THE BAKER COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00
AM, on the 9th day of February, 2010, the following
described property as set forth in said Final Judg-
ment:

LOT 28, BLOCK B, MACCLENNY II, UNIT
II, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 64-65
OF THE CURRENT PUBLIC RECORDS OF
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 4247 HICKORY STREET, MACCLEN-
NY, FL 32063
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.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on
January 5, 2010.


1/14-1/91


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


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION DIVISION
CASE NO.02-2008-CA-000117

WELLS FARGO BANK, NA,
Plaintiff,
vs.

ROBERT T. DIGSBY, etal,
Defendantss.

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judg-
ment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 05,
2010 and entered in Case No. 02-2008-CA-000117
of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit
in and for BAKER County, Florida wherein WELLS
FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and ROBERT
T. DIGSBY; LADUANA DIGSBY; VYSTAR CREDIT
UNION; WELLS FARGO FINANCIAL SYSTEMS
FLORIDA INC.; COMMUNITY FIRST CREDIT UNION
OF FLORIDA; are the Defendants, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT
DOOR OF THE BAKER COUNTY COURTHOUSE at
11:OOAM, on the 9th day of February, 2010, the fol-
lowing described property as set forth in said Final
Judgment:
A PART OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE
SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST
1/4 OF SECTION 7, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH,
RANGE 22 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY
DESCRIBED FOLLOWS:
COMMENCE AT THE INTERSECTION OF
THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID SECTION 7,
TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST,
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA AND THE CEN-
TER LINE OF STATE ROAD NO.S-23-A;
THENCE NORTH 01 DEGREE 36 MINUTES
29 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID CEN-
TER LINE, 661.43 FEET TO THE INTER-
SECTION WITH THE SOUTH LINE OF THE
NORTH 1/2 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF
THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SAID SECTION;
THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 38 MIN-
UTES 01 SECOND WEST, ALONG AFORE-
MENTIONED SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTH
1/2, 40.0 FEET TO THE RIGHT-OF-WAY
OF SAID ROAD AND THE POINT OF BE-
GINNING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 88
DEGREES 38 MINUTES 01 SECOND WEST
ON THE SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTH 1/2,
A DISTANCE OF 209.0 FEET, THENCE
NORTH 1 DEGREE 36 MINUTES 29 SEC-
ONDS WEST, 209.0 FEET; THENCE NORTH
88 DEGREES 38 MINUTES 1 DEGREE
EAST, 209.0 FEET TO SAID RIGHT-OF-
WAY LINE; THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREE
36 MINUTES 29 SECONDS EAST, ALONG
SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE; 209.0 FEET
TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING

A/K/A 14268 COUNTY ROAD 23A N, MAC-
CLENNY, FL 32063

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.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on
January 5,2010.

Al Fraser, Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Jamie Crews
Deputy Clerk
1/14-1/21
ALL-SAI- MINI 1 UHAbl-
190 SOUTH LOWDER STREET
MACCLENNY, FLORIDA 32063
904-259-3565
The following units containing household items
such as furniture, appliances, etc., will be sold
by public auction at 9:00 am January 23, 2010 to
satisfy back rent. The following tenants can claim
their property back if rent is paid before this date:
Name Unit #
Thomas Mitchell 19
Ronnie Nipper 38
Pansty Ruise 84
Sharonda Ellis 104
Benjamin Logan 307
Cluade Norris 217
1/14-1/21


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 02-2008-CA-000149
DIVISION


HSBC MORTGAGE SERVICES INC.,
Plaintiff,
vs.

MICHAEL J. ORSECH, et al,
Defendantss.

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final
Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January
12, 2010 and entered in Case No. 02-2008-CA-
000149 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial
Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida wherein
HSBC MORTGAGE SERVICES INC., is the Plaintiff
and MICHAEL J. ORSECH; CHRISTINE I. ORSECH;
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 SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; are the Defendants, I will
sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE
FRONT DOOR OF THE BAKER COUNTY COURT-
HOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 9th day of February,
2010, the following described property as set forth
in said Final Judgment:

LOT 1, ALLEN ACRES, AS PER PLAT
THEREOF, RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2,
PAGE 47, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA

A/K/A 2088 GLORY ROAD, MACCLENNY,
FL 32063

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.
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on
January 13, 2010.
Al Fraser
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Bonnie Palleschi
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, P.L.
PO. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
**See Americans with Disabilities Act
If you are a person with a disability who needs any
accommodation in order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the
provision of certain assistance. Please contact:
Ms. Jan Phillips
Human Resources Manager
Alachua County Family/Civil Courthouse
201 E. University Avenue, Room 410
Gainesville, FL 32601
Phone: 352-337-6237
Fax: 352-374-5238
1/21-1/28
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE

NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Writ
of Execution issued in the County Court of Baker
County, Florida, on the 23rd day of December, 2009,
in the cause wherein, COUNTRY FEDERAL CREDIT
UNION was plaintiff and MARYALICE WYNNE AND
JAMES D. WYNNE, were defendants, being Case
No. 2002-SC-307 in said Court, I, Joey B. Dobson,
as Sheriff of Baker County, Florida have levied upon
all the right, title and interest of the defendants,
Mary Alice Wynne and James D. Wynne, in and to
the following described real property, to-wit:

The East 1/ of the following parcel of
land:
Lot 8, in Block "A" of E.M. Brown's Plat
of a part of the East 1 of SW 1, of NE 1/4
of Section 8, Township 3 South, Range
22 East as shown in Deed Book 23, Pages
337-338 of the public records of Baker
County, Florida.
I shall offer this property for sale, at the front
entrance of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E.
Macclenny Ave. in Macclenny, FL, County of Baker,
State of Florida, on February 16, 2010 at the hour
of 11:15a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible. I
will offer for sale all of the defendants, Mary Alice
Wynne and James D. Wynne, right, title and interest
in the aforesaid real property, at public auction and
will sell the same, subject to taxes, all prior liens,
encumbrances and judgments, if any, to the highest
and best bidder for CASH IN HAND. The proceeds
to be applied as far as may be to the payment of
costs and the satisfaction of the above described
execution. (NOTE: In accordance with the Ameri-
cans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities
needing special accommodation to participate in
this proceeding should contact the Baker County
Sheriff's Office at (904) 259-0245 prior to the date
of the sale.)

JOEY B. DOBSON,
Sheriff of Baker County, Florida
By: Pamela L. Davis, D.S.
1/14-2/4
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE

NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Writ
of Execution issued in the County Court of Baker
County, Florida, on the 23rd day of December, 2009,
in the cause wherein, COUNTRY FEDERAL CREDIT
UNION was plaintiff and NANCY CAIN, was defen-
dant, being Case No. 2008-CA-235 in said Court, I,
Joey B. Dobson, as Sheriff of Baker County, Florida
have levied upon all the right, title and interest of
the defendant, Nancy Cain, in and to the following
described personal property, to-wit:
2006 Volkswagen Jetta
VIN#: 3VWST71K86M622308
(NOTE: Anyone interested in viewing the
vehicle being sold may do so prior to the
time of the sale at Higginbotham's Tow-
ing & Recovery located at 7611 W. Mount
Vernon Street, Glen St. Mary, FL.)
I shall offer this property for sale, at the front en-
trance of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E.
Macclenny Ave. in Macclenny, FL, County of Baker,
State of Florida, on February 16, 2010 at the hour of
11:00a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible. I will
offer for sale all of the defendant, Nancy Cain, right,
title and interest in the aforesaid personal property,
at public auction and will sell the same, subject to
taxes, all prior liens, encumbrances and judgments,
if any, to the highest and best bidder for CASH IN
HAND. The proceeds to be applied as far as may be
to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the
above described execution. (NOTE: In accordance
with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons
with disabilities needing special accommodation
to participate in this proceeding should contact the
Baker County Sheriff's Office at (904) 259-0245
prior to the date of the sale.)

JOEY B. DOBSON,
Sheriff of Baker County, Florida
By: Pamela L. Davis, D.S
1/14-2/4


Page 8


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 02-2008-CA-000165
DIVISION

WELLS FARGO BANK, NA,
Plaintiff,
vs.

JEROMY R. LAURAMORE A/K/A JEROMY R.L.
LAURAMORE, et al,
Defendantss.

NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judg-
ment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 12,
2010 and entered in Case No. 02-2008-CA-000165
of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit
in and for BAKER County, Florida wherein WELLS
FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and JEROMY R.
LAURAMORE AK/A JEROMY R.L. LAURAMORE;
are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE BAK-
ER COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the
9th day of February, 2010, the following described
property as set forth in said Final Judgment:

LOT NINETEEN (19), HUMMINGBIRD
TRAIL SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 103 AND 104, OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUN-
TY, FLORIDA. ALONG WITH A SINGLE-
WIDE MOBILE HOME TITLE 62569433, ID
GAFLM75A12949WE.

A/K/A 11352 MALLIE DAVIS ROAD, GLEN
SAINT MARY, FL 32040

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

WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on
January 13, 2010.
Al Fraser
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Bonnie Palleschi
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, PL.
PO. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
**See Americans with Disabilities Act
If you are a person with a disability who needs any
accommodation in order to participate in this pro-
ceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the
provision of certain assistance. Please contact:
Ms. Jan Phillips
Human Resources Manager
Alachua County Family/Civil Courthouse
201 E. University Avenue, Room 410
Gainesville, FL 32601
Phone: 352-337-6237
Fax: 352-374-5238
1/21-1/28
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR BAKER
COUNTY
CIVIL DIVISION
Case No. 02-2009-CA-000136
DIVISION

NAVY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION
Plaintiff,
vs.

GLENN HOLDER, Jr. AND KETRA D. HOLDER A/
K/A KETRA DION HOLDER, STATE OF FLORIDA,
DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, AND UNKNOWN TEN-
ANTS/OWNERS,
Defendants.

NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment
of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause
on January 7, 2010, in the Circuit Court of Baker
County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in
Baker County, Florida described as:

LOT 9, BLOCK 3, JERRY W. THOMAS
SUBDIVISION, AS RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 2, PAGE 42, OF THE PUBLIC RE-
CORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA,
LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING DE-
SCRIBED LANDS: BEGIN AT THE NORTH-
WEST CORNER OF LOT 9, BLOCK 3, JER-
RY W. THOMAS SUBDIVISION AND RUN
THENCE S 45 32' 10" W, 204.42 FEET TO
THE NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF
JERRY CIRCLE, THENCE NORTHWEST-
ERLY ALONG SAID NORTH RIGHT OF WAY
LINE 10.05 FEET; TO THE NORTHWEST
LINE OF SAID LOT 9, THENCE N. 48 06'
30" E, 204.29 FEET TO THE POINT
OF BEGINNING. ALSO: THAT PART OF LOT
10, BLOCK 3, JERRY W. THOMAS SUBDI-
VISION, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2,
PAGE 42 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA DESCRIBED
AS FOLLOWS: BEGIN AT THE NORTHEAST
CORNER OF LOT 10, BLOCK 3, JERRY
W. THOMAS SUBDIVISION, AND RUN
THENCE S 84o 46' 34" W, 167.10 FEET TO
THE EAST LINE OF JERRY CIRCLE, AND
RUN THENCE NORTHERLY ALONG SAID
EAST LINE, 20.10 FEET TO THE NORTH
LINE OF SAID LOT 10, THENCE S 88 10'
39" E, 165.89 FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING.

and commonly known as: 383 JERRY CIRCLE,
MACCLENNY, FL 32063; including the building, ap-
purtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public
sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the
front door of the Baker County Courthouse, on Feb-
ruary 9, 2010 at 11:00 a.m.
Any persons 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 13th day of January, 2010.
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Bonnie Palleschi
Deputy Clerk
Edward B. Pritchard
(813) 229-0900 x1309
Kass, Shuler, Solomon, Spector, Foyle & Singer,
PA.
P.O. Box 800
Tampa, FL 33601-0800
1/21-1/28
AR&R, INC
10525 DUVAL LANE
MACCLENNY, FL 32063
Phone (904) 259-4774
The following vehicle will be sold at public
auction February 5, 2010 at 8:00 am at A R & R,
INC, 10525 Duval Lane, Macclenny, FL 32063.
2001 International Semi Truck
VIN # 2HSCNASR31C080959


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 02-2009-CA-0215

CAROLINA FIRST BANK, as successor by
merger with Mercantile Bank,
Plaintiff,
vs.

JIMMY LIGHTSEY and RUBY L. LIGHTSEY, his wife;
et al.,
Defendants.

NOTICE OF ACTION/CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE
NOTICE BY PUBLICATION
TO: RUBY L. LIGHTSEY

Last Known Address: 449 S. College Street, Mac-
Clenny, FL 32063

CurrentAddress: Unknown

YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Complaint
to foreclose a mortgage on real property located
in Baker County, Florida has been filed and com-
menced in this Court and you are required to serve
a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on
DANIEL S. MANDEL of the Law Offices of Daniel
S. Mandel, PA., Attorneys for Plaintiff, whose ad-
dress is 2700 N. Military Trail, Ste. 355, Boca Raton,
Florida 33431 and file the original with the Clerk of
the above styled Court within 30 days after first
publication of Notice, on or before February 15,
2010, otherwise a default will be entered against
you for the relief prayed for in the Complaint, to wit:
the foreclosure of a mortgage on the following de-
scribed property:
The North /2 of Lot 4, Block 78, Town of
MacClenny, according to the Plat thereof
as recorded in Deed Book "D", Page 800,
of the Public Records of Baker County,
Florida. Less and except the east 10 feet
thereof.

Street address: 449 S. College Street,
MacClenny, FL 32063

NOTE: PURSUANT TO THE FAIR DEBT COLLEC-
TION PRACTICES ACT YOU ARE ADVISED THAT
THIS LAW FIRM IS DEEMED TO BE A DEBT COL-
LECTOR ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND
ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR
THAT PURPOSE.

WITNESS my hand and seal of said Court at Mac-
Clenny, Baker County, Florida this 13th day of Janu-
ary, 2010.
AL FRASER
As Clerk of the Circuit Court
BY: JAMIE CREWS
As Deputy Clerk
1/21-1/28
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIR-
CUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
CASE NO. 02-2009-CP-042
IN RE: ESTATE OF
COLE YOUNGER COMBS,
deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

The administration of the estate of COLE YOUNGER
COMBS, deceased, whose date of death was De-
cember 24, 2007; File Number 02-2009-CP-042,
is pending in the Circuit Court for Baker County,
Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is
339 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida
32063. The names and addresses of the personal
representative and the personal representative's at-
torney are set forth below. All creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate, on whom a copy of this
notice is required to be served, must file their claims
with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM.

All other creditors of the decedent and other per-
sons having claims or demands against decedent's
estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN
3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLI-
CATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED
WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SEC-
TION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS
OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF
DEATH IS BARRED.

The date of first publication of this notice is: Janu-
ary 14, 2010.
Personal Representative:
/s/ Carol Brown
CAROL BROWN
Post Office Box 682
Lake City, Florida 32056-0682

Attorney for Personal Representative:
FEAGLE & FEAGLE, ATTORNEYS, PA.
By:/s/ Marlin M. Feagle
Marlin M. Feagle
Florida Bar No. 0173248
153 NE Madison Street
Post Office Box 1653
Lake City, Florida 32056-1653
386-752-7191
1/14-1/21
NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE

NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Writ
of Execution issued in the County Court of Baker
County, Florida, on the 4th day of January, 2010,
in the cause wherein, COUNTRY FEDERAL CREDIT
UNION was plaintiff and EDWARD C. GRAY, JR.,
was defendant, being Case No. 2005-SC-202 in
said Court, I, Joey B. Dobson, as Sheriff of Baker
County, Florida have levied upon all the right, title
and interest of the defendant, Edward C. Gray,
Jr., in and to the following described personal
property, to-wit:
1990 Chevrolet K1500 Pickup
VIN#: 1GCDK14K1LZ267306
(NOTE: Anyone interested in viewing the
vehicle being sold may do so prior to the
time of the sale at Higginbotham's Tow-
ing & Recovery located at 7611 W. Mount
Vernon Street, Glen St. Mary, FL.)
I shall offer this property for sale, at the front
entrance of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E.
Macclenny Ave. in Macclenny, FL, County of Baker,
State of Florida, on February 23, 2010 at the hour of
11:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible. I will
offer for sale all of the defendant, Edward C. Gray,
Jr., right, title and interest in the aforesaid personal
property, at public auction and will sell the same,
subject to taxes, all prior liens, encumbrances and
judgments, if any, to the highest and best bidder for
CASH IN HAND. The proceeds to be applied as far
as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfac-
tion of the above described execution. (NOTE: In
accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act,
persons with disabilities needing special accom-
modation to participate in this proceeding should
contact the Baker County Sheriff's Office at (904)
259-0245 prior to the date of the sale.)

JOEY B. DOBSON,
Sheriff of Baker County, Florida
By: Pamela L. Davis, D.S.
1/91-9/11





THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS


Kids mark Arbor


Daywith Smokey

Receive baby pine trees
KELLEY LANNIGAN trees. Then they go through a
FEATURES sudden growth spurt and catch
features@bakercountypress.com up quickly with other species of
pine.
Most of the stands of Longleaf
A familiar and well-loved citi- in the county are on public lands.
zen of the forest was out last Sat- More and more private landown-
urday morning at the Ag center. ers are beginning to plant it be-
Smokey the bear was present cause of reeducation through the
to celebrate Florida's Arbor Day recent cost-share programs of-
which took place January 15 and fered by the Florida Department
to remind Baker County residents of Agriculture's Department of
of the important role trees play in Forestry.


the environment.
Longleaf pine seedlings were
given free of charge to the first
twenty-five children who came
to the Arbor Day observance.
The Glen Nursery provided
the seedlings, already in their
"grass" stage with intact root and
soil plugs, ready for planting.
Children and their parents
learned about the proper way to
dig a hole for planting or trans-
planting a tree to help ensure its
survival. They also participated
in planting a redbud tree near the
Ag center.
Baker County forester Andy
Lamborn shared some interest-
ing facts about the Longleaf pine,
its history in north Florida and
the renewed interest county land
owners now have in the tree.
Longleaf pine has a straight
form and fewer limbs and cones
than most pines. The wood is
dense and has a high sap content.
It's less susceptible to insect dam-
age and disease and it's extremely
thick bark makes it fire resistant.
All of these characteristics result
in each mature tree producing
40-60 percent more saw logs and
poles of higher quality wood.
Longleaf pine trees also have a
longer life span than most other
pines. Slash and Loblolly live
about 80 years. Longleaf lives
250-300 years.
The long length of the needles
produce a good grade of clean
straw which has become highly
prized by gardeners. Selling
Longleaf pine straw is a cottage
industry in Suwannee and Gil-
crest Counties.
There is another reason the
trees are special. Old growth
Longleaf pines are the trees
in which the endangered Red
Cockcaded Woodpecker prefers
to nest. It is the only woodpecker
that makes a nest in a living tree
which called a cavity tree. It takes
the birds from one to three years
to excavate a cavity.
According to Mr. Lamborn,
those cavity trees are protected
by the forest service and are
marked with white paint around
the base to identify them. The
Osceola National Forest has a
large population of endangered
red cockaded woodpeckers.
"There was a time when all of
north Florida was predominantly
covered in Longleaf pine," Mr.
Lamborn said. "It was the main
tree of the turpentine industry
because of its high sap content.
"In later years those stands
were cleared and replanted with
Slash and Loblolly pine for lum-
ber because they were easy to
establish and believed to grow
faster. Recent advances in for-
estry research shows this is not
really true."
A Longleaf seedling goes
through a unique stage, called the
"grass" stage when it resembles a
plug of grass. This stage lasts a
few years. The seedling sends out
a deep tap root which isn't dam-
aged by fire. In fact, because the
young trees are not shade toler-
ant, fire is necessary to clear the
understory so the trees don't have
to compete with other growth for
sun.
Controlled burning is part of
establishing stands of the young


Some groups such as the
Longleaf Alliance are actively
promoting research, education,
and management of the Longleaf
Pine.
A 2009 study by the National
Wildlife Federation says that
Longleaf pine forests will be par-
ticularly well adapted to climate PHOTO BY KELLEY LANNIGAN
changes caused by global warm- Smokey with friends holding the pine seedlings he gave them. On left: Angel Alonso, Roberto Perez, Hunter Robinson,
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OBITUARIES


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JANUARY 21, 2010


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,
ies free of charge. The newspaper reserves the right to publish photos based on quality. It is requested that all Macclenny, FL or mail your submission to PO Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063.
news items be typed or emailed to insure accuracy in print. We are available online at www.bakercountypress.com


Vonceil Alvarez,
91, of Olustee dies
Vonceil Dobson Alvarez, 91,
a life-long resident of Olustee,
died early Thursday morning,
January 14, 2010 at her resi-
dence. Mrs. Alvarez was the last
surviving child of the five chil-
dren born to the late Johnny
and Anna Blitch Dobson. For
many years she owned and op-
erated a grocery store in Olustee
that was started by her parents.
Mrs. Alvarez had been a home-
maker for many years and was
of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death
by husbands Claude Fraser and
Mark Alvarez; daughter Bobbie
Fraser Rhoden and great-grand-
daughter Sara Prevatt.
Mrs. Alvarez is survived by
granddaughter Amy Bullard
and grandson Mark Rhoden (Lo-
ree), both of Olustee; four great-
grandchildren; four great-great
grandchildren and numerous
nieces and nephews also sur-
vive.
The funeral service for Mrs.
Alvarez was held at 11:oo am on
January 16 in the chapel of the
Dees-Parrish Family Funeral
Home in Lake City with Rev.
Kenneth Edenfield officiating.
Interment followed at the Olus-
tee Cemetery.

Walter Alvarez,
77, loved animals
Walter Arthur Alvarez, 77, of
Starke died January 13, 2010 at
the VA Medical Center in Lake
City. He was born in Starke on
February 7, 1932 to the late Tate
Gilbert Alvarez and Eva Ed-
wards Alvarez. He had been a
resident of Bradford County for
many years, but recently moved
to Sanderson.
Mr. Alvarez loved horse rac-
ing; hunting; animals, especially
his dog; being around people
and, most of all, spending time
with family and friends. He was
preceded in death by his parents
and sister Darlene McGoveren.
Survivors include daughter
Mickey (Randall) Stephens of
Gilchrist County; brother Coy
(Glenda) Alvarez of Palatka;
sister Linda Kay Wilkerson of
Douglas, GA; four grandchil-
dren; two great-grandchildren.
The funeral services was held
January 16 at 3:oo pm at Ar-
chie Tanner Funeral Services of
Starke with Pastor Roman Al-
varez officiating. Interment fol-
lowed at Conner Cemetery.



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



Mt. Zion N.C.

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


Jesus answered, "Verily, verily I
say unto thee, except a man be
born of water and of the Spirit,
he cannot enter into the king-
dom of God." John 3:5


David Bell, 59,
dies January 11
David Alan Bell, 59, of Las
Vegas, NV died peacefully in his
sleep on January 11, 2010 after
fighting a
courageous
battle with
cancer. He
was born
March 3o,
1950 and
was a jour-
ne yman
ironworker
for more
than 30
years. He
traveled the Daid Bell
US building
plants, skyscrapers and hospi-
tals. David loved his trade, his
union brothers and, most of all,
his family. He was a Marine and
served two tours in Vietnam.
Mr. Bell was preceded in
death by daughter Anna Bell;
parents Robert Bell, Neal and
Ruby Lewis; sister Cheryll Bell.
Survivors include former wife
Darla Talkington; children Jerri
Collins (Mike Pinnock) of Or-
lando, Jama Crow, Jennifer Gi-
anaras (Ted), John Robert Col-
lins and Jill Wallace (Charles),
all of Edwardsville, IL, David
Bell (Anna) and Stevie Gibson,
both of Macclenny; brothers
Bobby Bell of Urbana, IL, Brock
Bell (Karen) of Villa Grove, IL,
Marilee Cusick and Carla Pe-
terson, both of Paris, IL, Diana
McGrader (Billy) of Oklahoma
City, OK, Ruby Camp (Scott) of
Chapin, SC; 22 grandchildren,
one great-grandson; many niec-
es, nephews and friends.
David had chosen to be cre-
mated and services will be an-
nounced before they are held in
the spring.






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

7:30 pm
Minister
Sam F. Kitching


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


"The Road
to Calvary
Corner of Madison & Stoddard

Rev. Tommy & Doris Anderson
Bro. Edward McDonald, Co-Pastor
Phone: 904-259-2213
Sunday School:........... .10:00 am
Sunday Morning Service .... 11:00 am
Sunday Evening Service ..... 6:00 pm
jednesday Night.......... 7:30 pm


RichardHattaway
ofHollywood dies
Richard Allen Hattaway, 63,
died Thursday, December 31,
2009 at Memorial Regional
Hospital in
Hollywood,
Florida sur-
rounded by
family and
friends. He
was born
August lo,
1946 to
James A.
and Doro-
thy L. Hat-
taway.
He grad- Richard Hattaway
uated from
Baker County High School in
1964 before beginning work for
General Motors Corporation.
After many years with Hartford
Insurance Company, he retired
to Hollywood. He achieved the
Eagle rank with the Boy Scouts
and served in the Army with the
rank of staff sergeant, USAR.
Mr. Hattaway enjoyed fish-
ing, hunting and was an avid fan
of NASCAR, the Florida Gators
and the Washington Redskins.
Survivors include son Ricky
Hattaway of Jacksonville; moth-
er Dorothy L. Hayes; sister Don-
na L. Cannon of Largo; brother

Kingston, TN; aunts and uncles,
including Florie Hodges of Glen
St. Mary and Arlie Combs of
Macclenny; numerous cousins,
nieces, nephews and friends.
The memorial service was
held January 3 at 1:oo pm at the
chapel of Fred Hunter Funeral
Home in Hollywood with Rev.
Eugene Hattaway officiating.

Gospel sing
Emmanuel Baptist Church in
Macclenny is hosting southern
gospel singer Tony Gore for a
concert Sunday at 6:00 pm. Ev-
eryone is invited. For more infor-
mation call 259-1676.

Group to perform
Rushing Wind will be in con-
cert at Cedar Creek Church Janu-
ary 30o beginning at 7:oo pm. Ev-
eryone is invited, refreshments
will be served afterwards.

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CONGREGATIONAL
METHODIST CHURCH
CrI 127 N. of Sanderson
Sunday School 10:00 am
Sunday Porning Service 11:00 am
Sunday Night Service 6:00 pm
Wed. Night Service 7:50 pm
Pastor Allen Crews
Assistant Pastor Timothy Alford
_21 Youth Pastor Brian Poole r=


Claudene North,
was underwriter
Claudene W. North, 67, of
Maxville died January 18, 2010.
She was
born in -
Alma, Geor-
gia on Octo-
ber 21, 1942
and was a
loyal em-
ployee for
State Farm
Insurance
Company
where she
retired in
1999 after
32 years of Claudene North
service as
an underwriter.
Mrs. North was a longtime and
faithful member of First Baptist
Church of Maxville. She was a
dedicated wife, mother and ser-
vant of the Lord. Claudene loved
spending time with her family
and at Kingsley Lake. She also
was an avid Gator fan and en-
joyed softball and reading. She
was a supporter and director of
the blood drive at her church.
She was predeceased by par-
ents Hattie and Claude Waters;
brothers Buck, Jack and Robert;
father-in-law John North and
her granddaughter Tessa Lynn
Godwin.
Survivors include her lov-
ing husband of 48 years, Roger
North; children Cheryl (Ed), Jeff
and Kim (Darla); six grandchil-
dren; sisters Arlene Napier, Bar-
bara Maxine Davis, Janelle Tay-
lor and Diane Nail. She married
into a family that provided more
sisters and brothers and an addi-
tional set of parents, Dora North
and the late John North; a host
of special nieces and nephews; a
wonderful church family and a
lot of close wonderful friends.
The funeral service will be
held January 22 at 11:oo am at
her church with pastors Rich-
ard Fish and Jeff Nuckols of-
ficiating. Interment will follow
at Long Branch Cemetery. The
family will receive friends Janu-
ary 21 from 6:oo-8:oo pm at the
church. In lieu of flowers please
make donations to Dreams
Come True 6803 Southpoint
Parkway Jacksonville, FL 32216
(904) 296-3030 or the Leuke-
mia and Lymphoma Society
7077 Bonneval Road Suite 610
Jacksonville, FL 32216 (800)
868-0072.
Ferreira Funeral Services is
in charge of arrangements.


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THE LORi's CHURCH
Intersection of CR 125 N. & 23Talor .7-8353
Sunday school 10:00~in I
Sunday service 11:00
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Sunday School 9:45 am
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 am
Sunday Children's Church 11:00 am
Sunday Evening Services 6:00 pm
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting 7:00 pm
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Sunday School 10:00A.M. Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 PM.
Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 A.M. Wed. Eve. Worship 7:30 PM.
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Thursday, january 21,2010


Sending a special Happy
Birthday to Heaven to one
of God's Angels
We just want to let you know
how much we love and miss
you on your birthday. We know
that this is the best birthday
ever for you sitting around
God's table eating angel food
cake and listening to the angel
band play that sweet music. But
it is still hard down here for us
as we still look out the window
to see if we can see you under
your magnolia tree or when we
look over at your chair and it is
empty. What gets us through is
that you have no more pain or
suffering and that you are still
looking over us.
Happy Birthday, big guy, we
love and miss you everyday.
LOVE, YOUR FAMILY:
MARY, RENEE, WALLY, MICHAEL,
BRIAN, TERRI, BRI, ZAC, STEPH,
STEVEN, JOSH, TRES, TREY, KA-
LEB, DONALD, AMBER AND YOUR
BROTHERS AND SISTERS

Sincere thanks
The family of Leo Mixon would
like to thank family and friends
for all the kindness, flowers,
cards, prayers and words of com-
fort. Special thanks to Joey Dob-
son and staff for their services, to
Todd Ferreira and staff for their
excellence in a job well done, to
Rev. Rickey Dyal for his message
of comfort which was very special
to us, to Lacy and Debbie Crews
for their beautiful music, and to
all our friends and neighbors who
could not be with us, but were
thinking about us and saying a
prayer. No matter what the act,
we thank everyone for their kind-
ness.
THE FAMILY OF LEO MIXON

Church fundraiser
Vineyard of Love Ministries
will be having a fundraiser sell-
ing fresh fried pork skins this
Saturday at 10:oo am. We will be
located in the parking lot on US
90 between Baker Beverage and
the BP gas station. Any questions,
please contact Pastor Troy Alex-
ander at 904-397-0455.


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When tomorrow starts
without me and I'm not
here to see...
If the sun should rise and find
your eyes filled with tears for
me
I wish so much you wouldn't
cry the way you did today
While thinking of the many
things we didn't get to say.
I know how much you love me,
as much as I love you.
And each time you think of me,
I know you'll miss me too.
WE LOVE AND MISS YOU,
MICHELLE, VICKIE, TRICIA,
SUMMER, BUBBA, BUDDY AND
MONICA


The 2010 St. Marys River Cel-
ebration, the annual spring clean-
ing of the river and its tributaries,
will be held on Saturday, March
20, in Nassau and Baker coun-
ties in Florida and Camden and
Charlton counties in Georgia.
The Celebration is a one-
day volunteer cleanup of the
St. Marys River. Throughout
the four-hour event, volunteers
from four counties will scour the
shorelines of the rivers, lakes and
streams of the St. Marys River
system, removing thousands of
pounds of trash from the water-
way.
The cleanup takes place from
8 a.m. until noon, followed by a
celebration lunch for volunteers
until 2:30 p.m. at White Oak
Plantation. Tickets will be dis-
tributed to cleanup volunteers
and are required to gain entry to
White Oak. Volunteers also will
receive a St. Marys River Celebra-
tion T-shirt.
Approximately 1,028 volun-
teers participated in last year's
Celebration, removing more than
56,000 pounds of trash from the
waterway and its banks.
Over the past decade, 8,500
St. Marys River Celebration vol-
unteers have removed more than
a half million pounds of trash
from the river and tributaries.
For more information or to
register as a group, family or
individual, contact St. Marys


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FWC deer

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servation Commission (FWC)
officers will score deer antlers
January 30 in Lake City at the
Deep Creek Community Center
and FWC Family Fun Day.
People should bring their
bucks to Milton's Country Store,
12049 N. U.S. 441 in Lake City for
scoring from to a.m. to 3 p.m.
There will be live music, food
and vendors, K-9 demonstra-
tions, along with biologists and
law enforcement officers with
information about wildlife.
The deer being scored must
have been taken in Florida by
fair-chase methods. Qualifying
antlers will be recorded in the
Florida Buck Registry; owners
will receive a certificate suitable
for framing and a patch.
The FWC established the
Florida Buck Registry in 1982 to
provide hunters with a record of
the number and quality of white-
tailed deer taken in Florida and
to give recognition to Florida
hunters. The minimum antler
score necessary to qualify is 100
Boone and Crockett inches for
typical antlers and 125 for non-
typical antlers.
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Camden Iama
Son is born
Markie Wilkerson and Jared
Fama of Macclenny are proud to
announce the birth of son Cam-
den Scott Fama on December 21,
2009 at Baptist Medical Center.
Camden weighed 9 lbs. and was
21" long.
Proud grandparents are
George and Missie Wilkerson of
Macclenny and Schell Bennett
of Glen St. Mary. Great-grand-
parents are Sara Thrift, Earl
Fouraker, Ricky and Barbara
Bellville and Helen Cook all of
Macclenny, and Bill and Martha
Sanders of Live Oak.


V.H. and Rachel Keene
Celebrated 50th anniversary Saturday
V.H. and Rachel Keene of Macclenny celebrated their 50th wedding
anniversary with family and friends on January 16 at the Mathis House
on the Glen St. Mary Nursery. They were married on the same day in
1960 by Rev. Luther Alford at his residence the Mathis House.
The Keenes have four children: Sheila Knabb, Charlotte Bennett, Na-
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son to James Brantley Hartley.
James is the son of Jimmy and
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JANUARY 21, 2010


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Boys push district record to 4-0

Three-point win at Snyder follows loss at home


Though the Wildcat basketball
team has been struggling against
non-district opposition this sea-
son, that has not been the case
against conference foes.
The Wildcats have run
through district opponents so
far in the campaign and upped
their district record to 4-0 with a
46-43 victory on the road against
Bishop Snyder January 15.
Chris Walton accounted for
most of the offense for the Wild-
cats from his guard position,
scoring 13 of the Cats' 17 first-half
points to keep them in the game.
"Chris displayed what we've
been looking for from him all
season long," said Coach Charles
Ruise. He was also encouraged
by Walton's defensive effort. "He
pressured the ball defensively,
which let us get some easy transi-
tion points."
Both teams started slow, but
the Cardinals got the best of the
early play on the inside where
their forwards found the lanes
for layups.
The Wildcats battled back
in the second period behind 11
points from Walton, but still
trailed at the half 21-17. It was a
game of slow control that played
into the hands of the Cardinals,
but in the second half the Cats
boosted the tempo a little and
narrowed the gap, trailing by
only a point going into the fourth
quarter.
That's when Walton got some
scoring help that made all the dif-
ference. Though Snyder still shut
down the inside lanes, the Wild-


cats tapped additional outside
scoring and some inside drives
from Marcelle Gayden and Chris
McCray.
With the pace picking up, the
Wildcats scored off the fast break
and transition game, drawing
even with Snyder early in the pe-
riod before surging ahead while
holding off the Cardinals at the
end.
McCray led all scorers with 23
points. He and Kendrick Single-
ton had 6 points and Gayden 5
for BCHS. None of the Cardinals
were in double figures.
The win over Snyder helped
erase a bitter 60-41 loss at home
to Suwannee County the previous
evening.
Suwannee controlled the in-
side and pushed the Wildcats to
the perimeters where they had to
rely on outside shots.
Walton once again was hitting
from the outside and McCray
also found his scoring touch, but
the lack of an inside game really
hurt and Suwannee pulled out to
a 22-15 lead and built on it in the
second half.
The game was decided in the
fourth quarter, however; when
the pace of the game became
blistering with both teams run-
ning up and down the court. Su-
wannee outscored BCHS 33-18
to secure the win.
Walton led the Cats with 17
points and McCray had 11. Blane
Finley had 8 points and Daryl
Johnson 4.
The Wildcats travel to Univer-
sity Christian on Thursday, Janu-


PHOTO BYJUD JOHNSON
Leading scorer Chris Walton drives to the basket against Bishop Snyder
January 15 in the Wildcats' road win.


ary 21. The Cats will have to stop
UC's big center Muslem Gore, an
active player with a lot of energy


and scrappiness. Ruise believes
the way to win will be stopping
Gore.


Barrage of baskets

from Ruise leads


Cats past Nassau
Chelsey Ruise exploded for 23 points as the 10-3 Lady Wild-
cats defeated West Nassau 45-40 January 9 in Callahan.
The Cats needed the sophomore guard's heroics as the
Warriors launched a furious comeback attempt in the third
period.
The Wildcats built up a big lead in the first half by shutting
down the West Nassau offense. They went up 10-3 in the first
quarter and then picked up the pace before running out to a
26-11 lead.
But despite controlling the boards on the inside and Ruise's
hot shooting, the Wildcats allowed the Warriors to catch fire in
the third period, while stumbling themselves.
Whether from the paint or outside the key, nearly everything
the Warriors put up in the third period went in the basket.
The Warriors narrowed the gap to 5 points, but the Wildcats
withstood the pressure in the last period and played their hosts
even, swapping basket for basket.
Ruise led all scorers. Kiana Parker and Kiara Battles each
had to rebounds to help the Wildcats control the inside.
The Lady Cats traveled to Lake City to play Columbia High
on January 19. Coverage of that game will be in next week's is-
sue of The Press. On January 21, they will play at Bishop Kenny
and then host to Ridgeview on January 22. Both games start at
7:00 pm.


PHOTO BY JUD JOHNSON
The Lady Cats' Chelsey Ruise leaps to defend a down-court pass against West Nassau.


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Mens' softball
The men's 2010 softball
league is starting back at the end
of January. Anyone interested in
being ASA or UTripp certified as
umpires or interested in forming
a team should contact Joel Bur-
nett at 259-1525 or 571-2943.


Holton to Sante Fe I rI


Signs letter
BCHS Wildcat catcher Ashley
Holton signed a letter of intent on
Friday to play softball at Santa Fe
College. The senior was the top
hitter on the Lady Cat softball
team last season.
Holton, the daughter of Bill
and Debbie Holton of Macclenny,
helped lead the 2009 Wildcats to
the regional finals and a 23-6 re-
cord. She still has her senior sea-
son ahead of her before moving
on to Santa Fe.
Last season she led the Cats
with five home runs, 11 doubles,
three triples and 22 RBI's. She hit
for an average of .455.
"She's very intimidating to


of intent
other teams," said former Wild-
cat head coach Cheryl Nunn. "She
has tremendous arm strength
throwing the ball and a lot of
power at the plate.
In the first game of the district
tournament, Holton doubled and
brought in two runners to lead
the Lady Wildcats to a 2-0 win
over Alachua Santa Fe High.
Nunn thinks that Holton, who
was very heavily recruited, will fit
in right away at Santa Fe. "She is
a hard worker who goes extra ef-
fort to get things right. She really
knows the game of softball and
loves it."


PHOTO BY BOB GERARD
Ashley Holton with past and present coaches Jamie Rodgers, Cheryl Nunn, Frank-
lin Griffis, Vanessa Roberts and (right) Jim Blanton of the Jacksonville Players
travel team.


Coach: wrestlers still

improving, competing
The young Wildcat wrestling team continues to improve despite
having a squad full of underclassmen with little wrestling experience.
The wrestlers competed last weekend at a tournament at Terry Parker
High in Jacksonville.
The Cats, who don't field a complete team of wrestlers, finished 2-5
for the tournament and Coach Ron Lee was pleased with their prog-
ress.
"We didn't finish last," said Lee with a smile, adding, "I'm very proud
of them. They fought hard and competed in every match. They showed
a lot of improvement."
Noah Davis was the top finisher for BCHS, competing in both the
135-pound and 140-pound weight classes and finishing 5-2. Chris Tran,
the only other wrestler with previous experience, went 4-3 in the 130-
pound class.
Newcomer Justin Wheaton was 5-2 in the 119-pound class. Zack
Bloxham was 3-1 in the 123-pound class, Cable Rotan was 2-1 in the
125-pound class and though Catherine Davis didn't win any of her
matches.
Coach Lee is encouraged by her improvement from one tournament
to the next, however.
The Cat grapplers will travel to Raines January 23 and 24 before
returning to BCHS for their only home meet of the season, a dual one
versus Ft. White January 25.
That meet will be senior night for the wrestlers. The first match is at
7:00 pm.


Girls lifting results


The Lady Wildcats weightlift-
ing team defeated Middleburg on
the road January 8.
The girls performed very well,
placing first or second in all but
one weight classification.
In the lto-pound class, Delany
Walker placed first lifting a com-
bined 205 pounds and Jordan
Perry finished second with a 150-
pound total.
Ashleigh Rafuse was first in
the lio-pound class with a 170-
pound total and Jennifer Nguyen
second, lifting 118 pounds.
Taytum McCullogh won the
119-pound weight class by lift-
ing a combined 250 pounds and
Cassie Register placed third with
225 pounds.
Chelsey Sampley finished sec-
ond and Ashlyn Kerce third in the
129-pound weight class with lifts


of 220 pounds and 200 pounds,
respectively.
In the 139-pound class, Rachel
Sorrells was first a 240-pound to-
tal and Jordan Hand second with
a 235-pound total.
Tiffany Braddy won the 154-
pound class with a 260-pound
total and Alexis Washington fin-
ished second with a 220-pound
total.
Maise Martin was second in
the 169-pound class with a com-
bined lift of 183 pounds and Adri-
ana Grotton third at 170 pounds.
Briana Yarborough finished sec-
ond in the 199-pound class with a
185-pound total.
Kasey Russell won the unlim-
ited class with a 265-pound total
and Tiffany Davis placed third at
195-pounds.


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3 BR, 2 BA mobile home in Macclenny
$700/month. 259-7639, 509-2280.
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1 and 2 BR apartments now available,
1 BR $500, 2 BR $550, 50% off first
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Quiet, established neighborhood. Call for
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2 BR, 1 BA, very clean $300 deposit,
$570/month. Call 259-2787.1/21-1/28p


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fenced, $1050/month. 556-9586.
1/14-1/21p
4 BR, 2 BA $850/month plus deposit.
813-3091. 1/21tfc
3 BR, 2 BA vinyl house, Ivey Street in
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$750/month, $750 deposit. Available
January 15th. 259-6546, 259-4602.
12/31tfc
Mobile homes for rent from $385 to
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features newer carpet, countertops, hardware, screen back
porch, double pane windows & much more. $116,900
PERFECT TIME OF YEAR MLS#473281 To invest in
river property & Saint Mary's River has the best offered.
Gorgeous, well built Destiny mobile home up to all the
codes&standards. $134,000
BAHAYA FIELDS! MLS#428488 Great for your HORSES!
HIGH & DRY 5.63 acres. Completely cleared & waiting
for you to build your dream home. Being offered at 2008
appraised value. $134,000
ADORABLE HOME! MLS#502929 This 3BR 2BA home
is updated with fresh paint inside. Nice kitchen w lots
of storage & sep. dining area. Come see for yourself.
$139,000


BRING USAN OFFER! MLS#460640Ten high & dry acres
waiting on your dream home. Zoned for houses or mobile
homes. The choice is yours. Located on a secluded road
and corner lot. Clear what you want and leave the rest for
privacy. $80,000
BEST DEAL ON THE MARKET! MLS#489061 Gorgeous
11.18 acres of land cleared has road frontage, fenced
with gate and ready for your mobile home or house plans.
$79,000
GREAT INVESTMENT PROPERTY- MLS#497431 Currently
rents for $695. Almost 1 acre parcel! $49,900
DRASTICALLY REDUCED! MLS#489879 This adorable
brick 3BR 2BA hm situated on Ig corner lot with white fence
is what you are looking for. Walk to stores, restaurants,
banks & more. 2 cargarage, plus RV parking. $145,000
LESS THAN $3,000 PER ACRE! MLS# 494460 Investors
and developers must see. Located in beautiful Glen St.
Mary, in one of the fastest growing counties in Florida.
Endless possibilities. Convenient and private. $278,000
ABSOLUTELY ADORABLE! MLS#501902 2BR 1BA hm on
1 acre of land. Leave the city behind & enjoy your peaceful
surroundings from the front porch. Gorgeous trees adorn
property as well. $77,000
MOTIVATED SELLER! MLS#503434 Adorable 3BR 1.5 on
1 acre in MacClenny II. Perfect for first time home buyer.
Split flr plan, cute kitchen with tile & lots of storage. Large
BRs. Roof is lessthan 4 yrs old. $129,900
COMPLETELY REMODELED! MLS#494548 This 3BR 2BA
DWMH sits on large 2.67 acre corner lot. Gorgeous wood
flooring throughout. Fresh paint, artistic light fixtures,
open floor plan.$115,500


NS YARD SALES

Poi Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8:00 am-noon,
7350 Mud Lake Road. Men's boots/shoes, adult
kids clothes, housewares/furniture. Lots of
stuff, cheap.
Friday and Saturday, 8:00 am-?, George
Hodges Road, follow the signs. Little bit of tool
stuff, clothes, microwave, space heater.
Friday and Saturday, 8:00 am-3:00 pm, 478 S. College Street.
Furniture, clothing, household items, costume jewelry, etc.
Estate/yard sale
Friday and Saturday, 8:00 am ?, 10983 Kicklighter Lane, turn
right on Pine Acres on 125 North. Moving sale. Futon bed, dish-
washer, dressers, complete nursery set, comforter set, children's
clothes and toys, computer desk, household items, men's and
women's clothes, night stands. Lots of items, all must go.
Friday and Saturday, 9:00 am-1:00 pm, 4301 Stacey Barber
Lane, Macclenny. Multi family. Also toy Yorkies, AKC registered.
259-6815.
Saturday, 8:00 am-?, 364 N. 3rd Street. Huge four family
Saturday, 7:00 am-?, Corner of 228 and Barber Bros. Road, just
before Wal-mart. Lots of baby and kids clothes. Three family


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2 BR, 1 BA, extra clean, mobile communi-
ty $550/month, $550 deposit. 259-2121.
1/14tfc
1 BR apartment, $500/month, $350 de-
posit, electric included, gas not included.
Call after 5:30 pm. 904-322-0310.
1/21-1/28p
Mobile homes. 2 and 3 BR, A/C, service
animals only, $500-$575 plus deposit.
904-860-4604. 3/17tfc
3 BR, 1 BA brick home in nice Glen neigh-
borhood, $800/month, $500 deposit.
904-613-1255. 1/21-2/11 p
3 BR, 2 BA new brick home on Madison,
near schools, $995/month. Call to see.
954-263-7311. 1/14-1/21p
2 BR, 2 BA mobile home in Glen St. Mary,
$600/month, $600 deposit. 386-758-
3922 or 386-344-5065. 1/21p
2 BR, 1 BA apartment, West Madison.
Carpet, tile floor, washer/dryer hook-up
with large laundry room and patio. Avail-
able February 8. First and last month's
rent plus deposit. 904-591-7795.
1/21-1/28p
Small mobile home, N. 121 and 23D,
$500/month, $500 deposit. Call 904-259-
3428 for rental application. 1/21-1/28p
3 BR, 2 BA, big yard, very nice, $550 and
$650 plus deposit. 912-843-2093, 904-
777-8880. 1/28-2/4p


L scaLmv cett IT
ACADEMIC ADVISOR
POSITION # C99972
(Grant Funded)
Assist students with the selection
of a major; assist students in career
development; teach an Introduction to
College course or parts of the course;
track students' progression toward
a degree; develop and implement
retention strategies for high risk
students. Requires a Master's Degree
in Student Development, Counseling,
Psychology, Education, or related
fields, plus two years experience in
advising, counseling, teaching, or
related area.
SALARY: $ 37,500 annually plus
benefits
Application deadline: 02/01/10
Persons interested should provide
a College application, vita, and
photocopies of transcripts. All foreign
transcripts must be submitted with
official translation and evaluation.
Applications and full position details
are available on our website www.
lakecitvcc edu
Inquiries: Human Resources
149 SE College Place
Lake City, FL 32025
Phone: (386) 754-4314
Fax: (386) 754-4594
E-mail: humanr@lakecitvcc edu
LCCC is accredited by the Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools
VP/ADA/EA/EO College in
Education & Employment


3 BR, 2 BA home, large rooms, new
floors and counter, fenced back yard,
$900/month, $500 security deposit. 386-
546-2608. 1/21 p




Retail or office space for lease, 1000 SF,
121 near 1-10, across from Winn Dixie.
613-7759. 12/17-1/21 p
700 SF office space, highway 90 frontage
downtown Macclenny, one block west of
courthouse, $550/month. Call 259-6546.
1/8tfc




USDA approved dealer, no money down,
3 or 4 bedrooms, with your land or ours.
904-783-4619. 1/21-1/28c


/ POSITIONS \

AVAILABLE
Roll-Off Driver (must have
class "A" CDL and clean
driving record)
Heavy Equipment
Operator
Please send experience, &
contact info (daytime phone #)
to email:
rewastemgmt@aim.com
Fax: (386) 496-2523
12469 West SR 100
Lake Butler, FL 32053
(386) 496-3867
EOE Drug Free Workplace /


500 DOLLARS

& DEED
is all you need to
move into your
new Manufactured
& Modular Home





CALL 866-605-7255
Murray


Never before titled, 1780 SF, 3 BR, 2 BA
will move for free, only $450/month. 904-
783-4619. 1/21-1/28c
Prestige Home Centers, every model
must go. Let's deal 866-605-7255.
9/10tfc
We buy old trailers, will pay cash or use
as a trade-in on new one. 904-783-4619.
1/21-1/28c
1989 14x80 3 BR, 2 BA $12,900. 904-
259-8028. 12/31-1/14c
Will move for free, 4 BR, 2 BA, approxi-
mately 1500 SF only $49,900. 904-783-
4619. 1/21-1/28c


l- -a- --N-- _Z_ _1_--- -a- -N--_Z


+L, LWKE C TY

PROGRAM DEVELOPER
POSITION # P99983
(Grant Funded)
The Program Developer will assist in the
development of certificates and degrees
leading to 211 century careers. Primary
responsibilities are establishing program need,
maintaining program changes, and developing
and implementing new programs. Requires
Bachelor's degree in education or workforce
education and three years of professional
experience, including teaching and some
supervisory experience, plus experience
in developing workforce curriculum and
programs.
SALARY: $37,500 annually plus benefits
Application deadline: 2/12/10
Persons interested should provide a College
application, vita, and photocopies of transcripts.
All foreign transcripts must be submitted with
official translation and evaluation. Applications
and full position details are available on our
website www.lakecitycc.edu
Inquiries: Human Resources
149 SE College Place
Lake City, FL 32025
Phone: (386) 754-4314
Fax: (386) 754-4594
E-mail: humanr@lakecitycc edu
LCCC is accredited by the Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools
VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education & Employment


Giving you the most bang for your change!



THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS







LOST WALKER DOG


$500 REWARD

absolutely NO questions asked.

if you bought this dog from someone, I will refund your money.

dog was last seen on Sunday, January 10 in Taylor, at Hwy 122.
and Pleasant Grove Church Rd.

he is tri-colored (mainly white with a black and brown spot on
his back).

weighs about 45-55 pounds.

has no collar on at all.

If you have seen or have any info, please call
Blake @ 904-259-9010 & 904-412-7294





NOW AVAILABLE


One and Two Bedrooms



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1~^1
SOliver St.



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This institution is an eaual onnortunitv Drovider and emnlover.


RENTAL
ASSISTANCE
AVAILABLE


Move-In
Special


TO QUALIFIED
APPLICANTS

Baldwin, Fl.
Now Taking Applications
1 & 2 Bedroom Apartments


LOGS AND PULPWOOD* 1 ACRE OR LARGER





DIAMOND, INC.
"FOR A QUALITY CUT"
CALL 282-5552 KENT WILLIAMS


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MGE BUT OUR SERVICE DOE

I Just old fashioned service with a smi


and after the sale!


2 FREE TICKETS


*W.A.C. on select models. **While supplies last. -


rom $25,990
Avalanche LTZ
oe From$28,990
rangers Hard &
Bse $14,990
Avalon Touring
$19,540


2007 Dodge Ram 1500
Quad Cab 23K Miles $14,990
2006 Nissan 350Z Grand
Touring 13K Miles $21,995
2008 Acura TL Pearl White,
Beautiful $28,995
2000 Chevy Silverado
X-Cab Nice, Won't Last $8,995


v 2006 Ford F-150 Crew Cab
10 2WD, Clean $16,990


2007 Ford F150 Crew Cab
FXZ Sharp $19,995
2007 Chevy Uplander EXT
$11,990
2008 GMC Sierra 1500
Reg. Cab $14,950
2009 Toyota Tacoma
Auto, 8K Mils $14,995
2009 Toyota Corolla Auto, CD,
7,700 Miles $13,590


2007 Honda Accord EXL
Sedan, Auto $16,995
2007 Chevy Equinox
Power Pack, Alloys, Nice $14,995
2008 Chevy X-Cab LT Z-71
4x4 $AVE THOUSANDS
2006 Chevy Aveo LS
4 Door Auto, 38,000 Miles $7,995
2008 Suzuki Grand Vitara
HATES GAS! $12,995


OIL CHANGE SPECIAL A 5
Drain oil and replace with proper grade. Replace oil filter,
lubricate chassis, doors, hinges and latches.
Valid nn mn et vehirlpo Monhil lnW n0 lan tn nluarts5


WHEEL BALANCE/ROTATION o 229
Free brake inspection, check tire pressure & adjust,
rotate and balance tires as recommended.
*Valid on most vehicles. Expires 1/30/10.


2010 !**


2004
Z-71


2005 Satur
Power Pack, TVs
GOOD PEO


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