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Title: The Baker County press
Uniform Title: Baker County press (Macclenny, Fla. 1929)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Tate Powell
Place of Publication: Macclenny Fla
Publication Date: 07-14-2011
Frequency: weekly
Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Macclenny (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Baker County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Baker -- Macclenny
Coordinates: 30.283333 x -82.116667 ( Place of Publication )
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began Apr. 12, 1929.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 11, no. 39 (Jan. 2, 1931).
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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82nd Year, Vol. 12Winner of 7 state awards for journalism excellence in 2010 75 JULY 14, 2011T B C P THURSDAY rrfntbrfbfrfrrJOEL ADDINGTON NEWS EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comBaker County is now home to a Florida Champion tree. The 125-foot-tall swamp chestnut oak located on Teresa Matthews 3-acre property on Gilford Davis Road west of Glen St. Mary has a nearly 16-foot circumference and an average crown spread of 95 feet. Not long after The Press re ported the absence of any Flor ida Champion trees in Baker County, the states Forest Ser ing calls from landowners hop ing to change that fact. We received many calls re garding the article that led to the measuring of several trees around the county that were rather large, however, only two of them were close enough to the current state champions that I nominated them as chal lengers, said County Forester Andy Lamborn last week. I nominated a swamp chestnut oak and sycamore tree as chal lengers, but only the swamp chestnut was big enough to a be a new state champion. The Florida Forest Service tracks the largest trees of each species native to the state using a point system based on tree height, circumference the distance around the trunk at 4 feet off the ground and aver age crown spread, which is the average of the crown spread at its longest and shortest points. The scoring assigned the oak points more than the former champion at Ichetucknee State Park near Fort White. tall with a circumference of 13.4 feet and an average crown spread of 116 feet. The reason ours won was because its a lot fatter, if you will, Mr. Lamborn said. The new Florida Champi on Swamp Chestnut Oak was years ago, the forester estimat ed. After discovering she owned the largest swamp chestnut oak on record in Florida, Ms. Mat thews, who moved to the property a little more than a year ago, began asking her neigh bors about the large oak tree. She said nearby residents believed a man who lived at an old hotel nearby brought seeds in from somewhere else and planted them locally. Today the tree shades a play ground and trampoline and sits directly behind the home Ms. Matthews shares with her husband and two dogs. Some of its long limbs have been trimmed to protect the residence. The tree is absolutely gor geous, she said. The Press story about big trees in the area, but the lack of any champion trees, also spurred the discovery of the second largest sycamore tree on record in the state. It was planted more than a century ago on whats now Clin ton Freemans 32-acre tract on South Ernie Bryant Road south County line. Prestigious service award won by the local Moose Lodge See page 11Day care evacuated Tuesday by dryer reThirty children from infant on up were evacuated along with caretakers from the Love Center Day Care on South Boulevard in Macclenny the af ternoon of July 12 when a dryer in the rear laundry room caught re and spewed smoke throughout the interior. Above, Macclenny remen carry out the scorched appliance from the southeast corner of the block building just west of 6th Street after quickly extinguishing the re. At right, two babies cling to one of the employees who walked them to the Episcopal Childrens Services Early Head Start next door. Macclenny Fire Chief Buddy Dugger estimated damage at around $1000 and said the alarm call went out at 2:07 pm. Responding units had the situation controlled just minutes after arrival.Farmers market struggling to keep vendorsSee page 6 Boy swimmers hold their own against tough Ponte Vedra See page 14 ONLINE POLL RESULTSShould it be a felony for parents or legal guardians to not report in a timely manner a missing child?97.8% Yes 2.2% No A newly empaneled grand jury decided on July 11 that Frank (Doug) Kilgo was justi his girlfriends son at a north Macclenny residence the evening of June 18. Mr. Kilgo, 55, of Mac clenny was originally charged with negligent ho micide. He had been free on The 21-member jury, sworn in earlier that morning, heard evidence from three witnesses surrounding the death of Joshua (Brandon) Fish, 26, killed chest as he came over a pool fence at the residence of his mother Debbie Fish on Fern Street. Mr. Kilgo, who called police and told a dispatcher he had shot a breaking and entering suspect, told sheriffs inves tigators he was seated by the pool with the gun in his lap. Earlier in the day, he and Mr. Fish argued at the residence and he said he feared the vic tim would return that after noon or evening. Though grand jury delibera tions are secret, the panel like ly reviewed statements made to investigators that weekend by Mr. Kilgo and Mrs. Fish, who was not home at the time of the shooting but had been there earlier that day. The statements likely in cluded the fact that the victim and boyfriend had a stormy relationship that reportedly included two prior physical confrontations during which Mr. Fish beat the accused. Mrs. Fish was subpoenaed to the hearing, as were Investi gator Steve Harvey of the sher well, the victims girlfriend. The states case was presented by State Attorney Bill Cervone of Gainesville. After hearing testimony of witnesses and reviewing the tangible and documentary Doug Kilgof f JOEL ADDINGTON NEWS EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comAn 11-year-old boy died at the hospital late Tuesday after he and his sister were struck by a car while crossing South 6th Street in Mac clenny early in the morning July 11. Sean Douglas Connell, a student at Westside Elementary last year, and his sister Kristen Nicole Connell, 14, were walking to sum mer school programs at nearby Baker County Middle School when The brother stopped breathing at one point before rescue person nel revived him, said city Fire Chief Buddy Dugger. He was transport ed in critical condition by helicopter to the trauma center at Shands Jacksonville after being treated at Fraser Memorial. His sister, a sixth grader at the middle school last year, was taken to Fraser with serious injuries. rff See page 2PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTONForester Lamborn and Ms. Matthews at the base of giant champion tree.See page 2 See page 2nfrtfbf Sean Connell


Page 2 T B C P ursday, July 14, 2011The sycamore stands 105 feet tall with a 12.3-foot circumference and average crow spread of 94 feet. It fell 11 points shy of the current Florida champion in Orange County. The local tree was planted by Mr. Freemans uncle, according to what he and his older brother can remember. The uncle used its branches as switches for his horses. Mr. Freeman, 63, recalls playing with his grandfather under the tree as a boy. To my best recollection of when I was a little boy, it seemed to me it was a big tree then, my grandpa used to sit under it and us kids wed play around him and pick at him, he said. Though Mr. Freemans family moved to Lake Butler after his father died in 1955, the land stayed within the family, eventually passing to him and his siblings. Mr. Freeman and his wife Marie have spent the last 40 years together on the property. My wife happened to see the article in the paper so we called, he said. Andy [Lamborn] came and looked at it, measured, and called us back and told us it was the second largest in the state of Florida on record. The tree was struck by lighting once, but the damage has since healed over. In the summer the sycamore completely shades the couples nearby home from the morning sun and its large leaves never seem to quiet. I dont care how still it is, it will have its own breeze. A leaf will be blowing somewhere in it, said Mr. Freeman. The tree is prettiest in the spring, helps cool the house in the summer and warm the house in the winter, when the leaves are shed and used for mulch. And while some of the sycamores long limbs nearly touch the ground, they arent trimmed unless they wither. Thats because my wife wont let me trim them, he said. She likes to see them hanging low. Of course I have to keep the dead limbs trimmed back and picked up. Id hate to see it go, I can tell you that. See video of both the state Champion swamp chestnut oak and the second largest sycamore in Florida, including interviews with Mr. Freeman and Mr. Lamborn, at Patrol spokesman Lt. Bill Leeper. The family resides just two blocks from the middle school at the Baker Manor apartments at the northwest corner of South 6th and Lowder streets. There are no crossing guards during summer school. Word of the tragedy quickly spread to school officials this week. One of Sean Connells teachers, Scott Wendel, described him as a very inquisitive child who loved science and made tremendous academic strides last school year. It was always why this or why that, said an emotional Mr. Wendel, who has spent more than a year teaching the youth alongside fellow Westside teacher Brandi Roth. Hed come up with questions that were very outside the box, questions that could even make a teacher think ... The growth he made this last year was amazing. I was so proud of him, Mr. Wendel said. Superintendent Sherrie Raulerson cut short a vacation and returned to meet with the victims family late Monday evening. The next morning middle school principal Sherry Barrett visited them as well. Later that day Ms. Raulerson accident with The Press. They are just heartbroken and still in a state of shock, she said by phone, pausing momentarily to collect her emotions. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family, and the big sister. For her, coping with this will be tough. Its a tough time for all of them ... Its been absolutely heartbreaking and devastating for all of us. I was on vacation, but I came back because these are our children. We love them. It wasnt any easier for Mr. Wendel. I want everyone to know how much he meant to us, he said. He was a special young man. From page 1 From page 1 evidence, and after full deliberathe death of Joshua Brandon reads the no true bill signed by jury foreman Tiffany McInarnay of Sanderson. The jury sits for a six-month term unless extended and rouder cases, but has wide latitude to investigate criminal or suspected criminal activity. Though Mr. Kilgo was not der, Mr. Cervone opted to air the evidence in front of the grand jury. I felt considering the circumstances in this case that it was important and appropriate to have the community hear it and make a decision rather than us making it ourselves, commented the chief prosecutor. From page 1 PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTONThe second largest sycamore tree on record in Florida in front of Clinton and Marie Freemans home.rrr rf nttt r fffnThe Baker County Sheriffs Office is inviting the public to its observance of the 28th annual National Night Out, a crime prevention event sponsored by the National Association of Town Watch. The local event will take place at the city park on West Boulevard the evening of August 2 from 5:30 to 8:30 pm and include free hot dogs, drinks, bounce houses and other family activities. The sheriffs office, Baker County and City of Macclenny Fire Departments, county EMS and other public officials will be participating. National Night Out is designed to heighten awareness about crime and drug abuse prevention and strengthen law enforcements relationship with the community. More than 37 million people in communities nationwide observed the event last year, according to National Town Watchs National Night Out web


LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Letters are welcome, but must contain the signature of the writer, a telephone number and city of residence. Letters must reect opinions and statements on issues of current interest to the general public. The newspaper reserves the right to reject any material which in the newspapers judgement does not meet standards of publication. CONTACT US By phone at 904.259.2400 or by fax at 904.259.6502. You can stop by our oce located at 104 S. Fifth Street, Mac clenny, FL or mail your submission to PO Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063. We are available online at www.bakercountypress.comT B C PPage3JULY 14, 2011 Publisher James C. McGauley editor@bakercountypress.comMANAGING EDITOR Joel Addington ADVERTISING/PRODUCTION Jessica Prevatt FEATURES Kelley Lannigan FEATURES/COMMENT/SPORTS Robert Gerard BUSINESS MANAGER Karin Thomas CLASSIFIEDS & TYPESETTING Debbie Hansen This newspaper is printed on recycled paper. T B C Pusps 040-280Post Oce Box 598 Macclenny, FL 32063 (904) 259-2400 The Baker County Press is published each Thursday by Baker County Press, Inc. Periodicals postage paid under permit issued December 30, 1929 at the post oce in Macclenny, Florida.SUBSCRIPTION RATES $25.00 a year inside Baker County; $35.00 a year outside Baker County; deduct, $1.00 for persons 65 years of age or older, military personnel on active duty outside Baker County, and college students living out side Baker County. POSTMASTER: send address changes to The Baker County Press, P.O. Box 598, Macclenny, FL. 32063. Indulge me, please, in yet an other take on the Casey Antho ny case to add to the hundreds youve already read and heard in the print and electronic media. Last weeks verdict, absent of the wide spread outrage that Ms. Anthony is indeed re sponsible for the death of her child, has great value as a lesson in our system of jurisprudence. The raw emotion brought forth by the real-life tragedy con ditioned a large portion of the American public to assume Ms. Anthonys guilt, and subsequent ly, the jurys obligation to af It didnt happen that way, and for a reason. People are confusing their in stincts about her culpability with what the state of Florida and all other 49 states requires to render a guilty verdict. The state never connected her directly to Caylees body and nev That leaves the door wide open to beyond and to the exclusion of a reasonable doubt. The jury walked right through that door. Well hear more sentiment from jurors in coming months how gut-wrenching that distinc tion was during deliberations. My guess is a majority of the jury felt Ms. Anthony had plenty to do with her childs death. They sim ply couldnt say with certainty what that involvement was. It might be different if Ameri can juries had options like those in Scotland guilty, not guilty and not proven The latter is precisely what we have in the Anthony case. The circumstantial evidence present ed by the state was substantive and damning, but it simply wasnt enough. The not prov en option is tantamount to declaring We think youre guilty, but the state wasnt able to bring Methinks the public is having a hard time with the verdict for the same reason we are a bit weak on critical thinking when it comes to other forms of government. Our schools dont teach this stuff much anymore and, sadly, our rule of law system isnt dis cussed much or at all at home. Thus, when many of us are con fronted with the Anthony verdict we jump to another rail the emotional substituting for stud ied reasoning based on our sys tem of justice. Youre also seeing the Anthony verdict bundled up with the notorious O.J. Simpson case. Not so fast. There are glar ing dissimilarities, chief among them the fact that the Simpson jury ignored fast and conclusive DNA evidence linking him to the crime. That jury had no intention tim to shameless exploitation of race-based paranoia that plagues us yet today. You simply cant say that about the Anthony jury. One similarity: Like Mr. Simp son, the acquittal is just the start of what likely will be a miserable rest of her life. There lies the justice. Some years ago I watched a hilarious movie called Happy, Texas about a pair of on-thelam convicts pretending to be drama guys helping to teach a bunch of 5to 7-yearolds how to win a beauty pag eant. They know nothing about drama or beauty pageants and have to make it up as they go along while hiding from the law. It was incredibly funny watching them make up choreography, paint cardboard trees and teach little girls how to be stars. Their signature song and dance is a wonderful Bjork song called Its Oh So Quiet Naturally, as we host drama camp for 5-13 year olds, one of our numbers had to be the song from Happy, Texas. Our 5to 7-year-old campers were little mice sneaking around a living room and dancing their ears off when the family fell asleep. It was unbearably cute. In fact the cuteness factor at camp has been off the charts. Weve never done a camp before. With all the other drama stuff weve done at BCHS it just never occurred to us. My daughter Sara Beth, a professional actress at a reper tory theatre in Tennessee last year, suggested it when she came home to teach English and drama at the high school. We had a huge response with 75 kids signing up for the two ses sions. Im used to working with young kids in shows. We had about 30 in Charlottes Web this past spring, but somehow its differ ent in camp where you get to see them for hours on end. Sara Beth is running the camp with about 10 counselors from the high school and com munity theatre drama groups. The counselors are having as much fun as the kids. In fact, one of our lead counselors, Josh Willoughby, is thinking of go ing back to school to become a teacher because hes found it so gratifying. I leave most of the camp stuff to them. I just pop in and out from time to time to check on things and make sug gestions. Ill walk into a classroom and little children will hug me. They dont really know me; some of them have never been in shows before. I guess little kids are just huggers. If you stand still long enough, youll look down and have a 5-year-old attached to your leg like a grin ning barnacle. enon when I visited the Kin dergarten Center as part of the teacher-training program at the high school. I would visit my in terning teachers and invariably get hugged. One afternoon I was walking to a classroom to see an intern and passed a group of little kids coming back from lunch. All of a sudden three or four of them ran and latched on to me. I looked wide-eyed at the teacher and she just shrugged. You get used to it, she said. I suppose. It surprises me a little though. Im not the friendliest looking guy. I have a goatee and frown lines and my high schoolers dont quite know what to make of me. Little kids and animals, however, see right through my stern exterior. For some reason, they like me. Babies who cry at strangers are fascinated by me. I guess its the beard. Dogs who growl and bite others come up and sniff my hand and get their ears scratched. Camp has been big fun and weve discovered some wonder ful new talent. About half of the kids are brand new and have never been in any of our shows but weve been pleasantly sur prised by the level of raw talent just looking to be honed. Theres a lot of talent in Baker County. In fact, its been so much fun that were thinking about reprising Annie in the spring. Its been about eight or 10 years since we last did the show. Time to go check in on an other classroom. Id better spray Pam on my legs so the 5-yearolds slide off or Ill be there for a while.Dear Editor:In response to Joel Adding tons column last week, it should be pointed out that Governor year. His inauguration was Janu ary 3 2011. Second, did the women wear ing the Pink Slip Rick T-shirts lose a private jobs or a govern ment job? Governor Scott said he would create private sector jobs, not increase taxpayers burden by in creasing government jobs. Governor Scott said he would trim the budget, which could mean elimination of government jobs. The legislature develops the budget; he signs it. Third, the governor did not cut NEFSH jobs, the administra tor [Joe Infantino] of the hospital did. Again, the state legislature made cuts to the budget to live within the law and the Florida Constitution to balance the bud get and decrease the burden on taxpayers. Fourth, since January 2011 Governor Scott has cut 1100 un necessary regulations to open Florida to corporate investments for private jobs, not government jobs. Fifth, there is an site online from the governors office to look at who makes what in the government sector: Florida Has the Right to It has salaries, contracts, etc. thats transparency, Joel. Sixth, the loss of private jobs in Baker County occurred pri or to Governor Scotts election: more than 200 jobs at the tile company and more than 100 at the wire company. Where are the pink galoshes for these residents?Kate Svagdis Macclenny While the Macclenny area received a nearly 5-inch drenching the evening of July 7, other areas may have gotten more or less wet as storms moved across the region. We asked our Facebook friends the following day, How much rain did you get yesterday evening? Heres what they had to say ...Dana Reilly: Over here on North Lowder Street the runo ditch on the right side of my house was overow ing its banks and ooding my yard. I believe this is due to the new culverts and increased water ow on Lowder to that runo ditch. Going to be talk ing to the county about deepening it. I dont think I should be dealing with ooding every time we have a hard rain. Richard Clark: Three inches in Cop per Creek. Tammie Johnson Valdes: .5 [inches] on Odis Yarborough! Dorinda Rindy: and one tenths of an inch in Maxville. Crystal Summey: Bucket loads. Dwayne Norma: Not enough. Nancy Storch Olive: .28 [inches] in Taylor so far today. Jay Cannaday: Not that much in Cuyler; nothing in the ditches and the roads barely slightly muddy. Lorie Williams: .20 [inches] where I live in the Cuyler area ... Just enough to wet the dirt. Adam Carey: Is it really this slow? Patricia Bailey Strohmetz: Too much! Robert Brown: Here in North Car olina Id say about 3 inches.Then after news broke the car hit ting new children on their way to summer school, condolences began appearing July 11.Edna Mann Medina: I pray they are OK. I see them every morning when I take my son to summer school. Cheryl Rosier Collins: Praying for the two students and the driver and all of their families. I heard it was unavoidable and I cant imagine ever hitting a person (my fault or not). How devastating. I am sure she needs our prayers as much as the students.Join The Press at We post questions and updates about whats happening locally everyday. We also post breaking news updates and links to stories, photos and other content at www.baker Log on, search for Baker County Press and Like us to join the conver sation and stay informed. rrrf LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Jim McGauley ROBERT GERARD Dear Editor:This is an open letter to the sub-human who abandoned the young reddish brown female dog with the red harness at the inter section of Moccasin Creek Circle and CR 127: I do not have strong enough expletives to describe you. Did you think she could drink out of a creek that has been dried up for weeks due to the drought? Have you ever been without water in over 95-degree heat? What was she supposed to eat? Did you think she would know how to chase a rabbit or a squirrel? Did you think dog food grew in the woods? Did you have any idea as she grew the harness would be too tight? Did you think starvation or dying of dehydration was pref erable to taking her to animal control? She might possibly have found a home or at least been euthanized painlessly. Did you know every time a car passed the corner, she ran out looking for your sorry self. Through the intervention of the good people on the circle, she was fed and given water until a good home was found for her. If I had a magic wand, I would put you in the same situation.Patricia A. Cornell Sanderson rfnr rf As simple as an e-mail.....If you have any information you think we need to know, send it to:editor@bakercountypress.comT B C P 104 South Fifth St. 904-259-2400


Page 4 T B C P ursday, July 14, 2011 MIKE ANDERSONPRESS STAFF The New River Solid Waste Associations board of directors hired a Lake Butler company at a special meeting called on July 7 to haul thousands of truckloads of sand that will be used for an exWell have about 100 truckloads a day coming here for about 75 days, said Darrell ONeal, executive director of the tri-county section called Cell 6 is expected to be completed in September after a high-density polyethylene liner is installed and then covered with mental standards for grain size to that has installed liners on presion projects, was awarded a $735,000 bid in May to install the liner material that has already been purchased and cover it with manco workers are expected to arrive this week to begin the liner The board rejected the original three bids for sand last month and re-bid the project in an effort to generate more competitive We got more bidders, which is what we were expecting and This time seven bids were received, though three were considered incomplete and, therefore, ing four, the lowest bid was subof Gainesville in the amount of However, since OSteen was not considered a local bidder because the company is not located in one of the three counties that make up the landfills region, preference was given to the second lowest bidder, R&E Site DeIn accordance with New Rivers bid procedures, R&E was allocal company agreed to do that The only other acceptable local bid came from Florida Rock Industries in Starke, which offered to furnish and deliver the sand In a related matter, the board Conrad Yelvington Distributors bidder for gravel needed for the rock will be hauled from AlaBoard member Eddie Lewis, a Bradford County commissioner, asked whether suitable gravel couldnt be found closer to home to reduce the transportation type of material needed had been located in Alabama but not in this ONeals recommendation, the board agreed to take a few hundred tons of sewage sludge from the City of Starke for free as a goodwill gesture stemming from the disposal of contaminated soil from an old power plant site in The landfill received about $370,000 in tipping fees to dispose of more than 20,000 tons of petroleum-contaminated soil in the Florida Department of Envidistributed to the associations members Baker, Bradford and Union counties but Starke contamination and the City of Starke didnt, I thought it would be appropriate to waive the pose of it just like we would any Nobody objected to waiving which will save Starke taxpayers thousands of dollars in what will 50 truckloads of liquid sludge will be transported to the landStarkes wastewater treatment plant, which is being modified with a new treatment process that The regularly scheduled monthly board of directors meeting, which would have been held would have been on the agenda NEW RIVER SOLID WASTE COUNTRY FEDERALCREDIT UNION Is your bank changing names again?rfntbn Switch to Country Federal Credit Union.Receive FREE checking, FREE Visa debit card, FREE checks, FREE I-Pay & Home Banking, FREE E-Statements and worry free checking.Contact a Member Service Representative for the details. 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During the last few weeks, the substance abuse counseling organization moved from a commercial building on East Macclenny Avenue into space formerly occupied by the sheri s o ce at the recently renovated county jail adjoining the courthouse. Court o cials and others attended the open house. Pictured from left are BCCS employees Mandee Davis, juvenile counselor; Karen Johnson, administrative assistant; Chris Thomas, executive director; Linda Harvey-Gibson, o ce manager; Lauren Maloney, counselor; and Jay T. Baer, clinical director. THE BAKER COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE HAS UNCLAIMED BONDS AS FOLLOWS_______________________________________________04-03-2010 Dawn Garvin, Defendant Bond# 0200390 $122.00 Walter Samuel Nedd, Depositor_______________________________________________ r against a Macclenny woman for falsely claiming her vehicle was stolen from her residence on Ivey Kelly Bolena, 39, reported the alleged theft about 9:30 the previous evening and told Deputy locked, and only her boyfriend morning, Deputy Patrick McGauley stopped the Jeep on US Mary after observing it westbound The driver, David Frazier, said at him during an argument the previous evening, and he left in Motes, a passenger in the vehicle In other reports involving vetector were taken from his 2000 Chevrolet sedan parked outside an East Ohio Street residence in bie Aberly he awakened to the sound of a slamming door about 7:35 to see a black male wearing a white shirt get into a white Dodge ed to pry open the passenger side longing to James Hawkins while it was parked on West Minnesota Avenue in Macclenny the evening


ursday, July 14, 2011 T B C P Page 5The mother of an inmate at county jail was named in a criminal complaint last week for passing to her son marijuana cigarettes, a small container of the drug and rolling papers during a visit on July 6. Lt. Michael Lagle said he received a tip that inmate Andrew Cardenas, 20, of Macclenny was in possession of contraband following the visit with his mother Pamela Thomas, 41, also of Macclenny. The two met in the attorney/ client conference area at the jail that morning for about an hour. The stations have glass separation with small openings designed for passing mail and documents. Lt. Lagle said Mr. Cardenas was searched and produced the contraband from inside his left sock, and admitted he received them from his mother. Maj. Chuck Brannan, the tor, later that day interviewed Ms. Thomas, who is deaf, at her East Ohio Street residence. She acknowledged she brought the items to her son after obtaining them from a friends son in Jacksonville. The offense is a third-degree felony. learned that Mr. Cardenas was wanted in Clay County for violating probation on a charge of contributing to the delinquency of a minor. In another drug-related case, Kevin Combs, 18, of Sanderson was named the evening of July 5 in a misdemeanor complaint for having a smoking pipe in his 1996 Toyota. Deputy Matt Sigers stopped the vehicle near South 5th Street and Michigan Avenue about 9:30. decide if a complaint by a juvenile male that he was threatened with a gun near Margaretta the afternoon of July 6 merits a criminal charge. The youth said he was confronted by Leonard Lee, 28, while walking on Thompson Road, and that Mr. Lee pulled up his shirt to reveal a handgun in his waistband. The teen quoted him as saying, Im gonna make you run Deputy Jason Bryan interviewed the accused later and he denied the allegation, instead saying the youth walked by him with his hand in a pocket as if he had a weapon. Mr. Lee added the youth and his family were attempting to get him in trouble with police because of a family feud. In other incidents the past week: Mary was jailed early on July 9 for disorderly intoxication after he was confronted by a county deputy outside the Country Club Lounge on South 6th Street in Macclenny. Deputy Ben Anderson rejust before 2:00 am and said Mr. Rhoden was shirtless in the parking lot yelling at patrons and refusing to calm himself. both parties following a domestic disturbance at an address on Pecan Circle near Sanderson the evening of July 8. Both Dorothy Robinson, 28, and William Stewart, 55, accused each other of physical violence during an argument that began while the boyfriend was playing horseshoes. Deputy Chris Walker contacted the Department of Children and Families because four young children were present. ning of July 5 named Charelle Burroughs, 26, for allegedly striking Sylvia Watt, 33, during an argument in the parking lot of Walmart on SR 228 south. Deputy Chris Volz said a surveillance video of the scene during the 5:00 pm incident was made available by store personnel.MIKE ANDERSONPRESS STAFF Macclenny soon will have a new business in an old building. After sitting vacant for more than two years, the 1950s-era Thrift Hardware and later Hagan Ace Hardware lumber storage building on West Macclenny Avenue is being transformed into an automotive repair garage. The Macclenny Zoning Adjustment Board approved a change in the zoning code on July 6 that allows the property owners, Rock Rhoden and Todd Knabb, to proceed with their plans. Well be doing a lot of work, including new bathrooms, an ofMr. Rhoden, a general contractor. Now were going to get the The owners and Chuck Trotter, who will be leasing the 3,000-square-foot building to operate the repair business, said they plan to have the shop open in about six weeks. Im hoping itll be sooner than after getting the zoning approval. The property, which Hagan Ace abandoned when it moved into a new building farther west on US 90 near Baker County High School, is zoned commercial neighborhood. The CN zone applies mainly to retail stores and mit auto repair shops without a special exception. Before the special exception was granted, Assistant City Manager Roger Yarborough told the zoning board that he had received two telephone calls from people voicing objections to the proposal because they were concerned that the business would become an eyesore like other repair garages that leave equipment, car parts, vehicles and old tires outside. Theyre worried about things Mr. Yarborough said. Mr. Rhoden assured the board that he and Mr. Knabb knew Mr. Trotter well and had discussed the matter with him. Chucks already vowed to adding that the premises will be kept clean inside and out, and customers cars will be kept behind a fence or inside the building. Mr. Trotter, who began working for a Firestone dealership when he was still in high school in the late 1970s, said he owned his own automotive repair business for 20 years in Jacksonville before he and his wife Wendy moved to Baker County in 2005. He said nobody has to worry about the appearance of his garage, which will be called C&W Automotive. Im a very organized, neat in having a junk yard, believe Mr. Yarborough said he believes the repair shop will be an asset to the downtown business district. Theyll have to submit plans to us and well make sure its all done right and they adhere to the laws requiring handicapped bathrooms and handicapped parking tion. 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Page 6 T B C P ursday, July 14, 2011A central air conditioning unit was removed from a federallyowned residence off Cow Pen Road sometime between June 20 and July 8. An inspector for an Ormond Beach, FL company reported the theft to the sheriffs office, and placed the units value at $2000. The vacant single-family structure is one of several in the area owned by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Deputy Daniel Nichols attempted to make contact with a lawn service that signed in at the property on June 23 to determine whether the unit was taken before or after then. The inspector had last been there three days prior. In other thefts: that had been taken along with other property from an abandoned residence off CR 120 in the north county was recovered June 3 from Scrappy Pappys east of Macclenny. The kettle was the property of George Brown, who moved to Palm Bay, FL after his residence it there on May 20, and told Deputy Daryl Mobley he received a tip that it was at the scrap yard. Also missing but not recovered are two plows, a riding lawn mower, an anvil and an iron bath tub with a total value of just over $1900. There is a suspect who was recorded at the scrap yard as selling the kettle. moved from an air conditioner at a vacant house belonging to Ralph McCormick on West McIver Street in Macclenny. The owner reported the loss on July 8 and told Deputy Mobley he last saw it in January. The property is under foreclosure. Jeremiah Combs he was away tion, a weeder, games and coins were removed from his residence on Faith Temple Church Rd. near Sanderson. Entry was through a rear window sometime between July 2-7 and Mr. Ruises brother, who was house sitting, said he reported the thefts on July 3 but Deputy Combs found no record of it. The loss value was $740. on July 6 when he discovered that an above-ground swimming pool on his property off John Williams Rd. had been removed. Personal Loans New & Used Automobile Loans Credit Cards Christmas Club Club Savings SuperCash IRA Traditional and Roth602 S. Sixth Street, Macclenny | 9140 CR 229, Sanderson | 100 S. Lima Street, Baldwin | 259-6702 COUNTRY FEDERALCREDIT UNION COUNTRY FEDERALCREDIT UNION Loan SSummeratGet a free gift with any loan closed in July! Were offering the BEST DEAL with the MOST CONVENIENT SERVICE SAME DAY, LOCALLY MADE LOAN DECISIONS Automobiles Campers & RVs Boats Motorcycles IRA Traditional and Roth YES!WE CASH PAYROLL CHECKS! A R & R, INC 10525 DUVAL LANE MACCLENNY, FL 32063 Phone (904) 259-4774 The following vehicle will be sold at public auction July 29, 2011 at 10:00 am at A R & R INC, 10525 Duval Lane, Macclenny, FL 32063. 2000 Chevrolet Blazer VIN#1GNCS13W8Y2131083 7/14 Notice is given that the following permit was issued on May 25, 2011: CRM Florida Properties, LLC, 200 S.Orange Ave., 7th Flr., Orlando, FL 32801 permit #40-003-85678-5. The project is located in Baker County, Section 28, Township 2 South, Range 22 East. The permit authorizes a surface water management system on 31.55 acres for Single Family Development known as Cypress Point Revision. The receiving water body is South Prong of St. Marys River. The file containing the application for the above listed permit is available for inspection Monday through Friday except for legal holidays, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the St. Johns River Water Management District (District) Headquarters, 4049 Reid Street, Palatka, FL 32178-1429. A person whose substantial interests are affected by the District permitting decision may petition for an administrative hearing in accordance with sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, or may choose to pursue mediation as an alternative remedy under section 120.573, Florida Statutes, before the deadline for filing a petition. Choosing mediation will not adversely affect the right to a hearing if mediation does not result in a settlement. The procedures for pursuing mediation are set forth in section 120.573, Florida Statutes, and rules 28-106.111 and 28-106.401.404 Florida Administrative Code. Petitions must comply with the requirements of Florida Administrative Code Chapter 28-106 and be filed with (received by) the District Clerk located at District Headquarters, 4049 Reid Street,, Palatka, FL 32177. Petitions for administrative hearing on the above application(s) must be filed within twenty-one (21) days of publication of this notice. Failure to file a petition within this time period shall constitute a waiver of any right(s) such person(s) may have to request an administrative determination (hearing) under sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, concerning the subject permit. Petitions that are not filed in accordance with the above provisions are subject to dismissal. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means that the Districts final action may be different from the position taken by it in this notice of intent. Persons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the District on the applicant have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. 7/14 HIGGINBOTHAMS TOWING & RECOVERY 7611 WEST MT. VERNON GLEN ST. MARY, FL. 32040 The following vehicle will be sold at public auction July 29, 2011 at 10/00 am, at Higginbothams Towing & Re cov ery, 7611 West Mt. Vernon, Glen St. Mary, FL. 32040. 2004 Chevrolet Impala Vin# 2G1WF52E249308208 1990 Buick Century 7/14 ALL SAFE MINI STORAGE 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 July 30, 2011 to satisfy back rent. The following tenants can claim their property back if rent is paid before this date: Name Unit # Swain Riggs 104 Johnnie Hollings 155 Brandy Jones 306 Donald Boston 113 7/14-7/20 REQUEST FOR LETTERS OF INTEREST AND QUALIFICATIONS The Northeast Florida Regional Council is seeking qualifications of firms interested in coordinating transportation services for the transportation disadvantaged in Baker County, Florida. The selected entity will be the designated Community Transportation Coordinator for the Transportation Disadvantaged Program, as authorized by Chapter 427, Florida Statutes (F.S.) and more fully described in Rule 41-2 of the Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.). The Community Transportation Coordinator is defined by Chapter 427, F.S. as a transportation entity recommended by the appropriate designated official planning agency to ensure that coordinated transportation services are provided to the transportation disadvantaged population in a designated service area. The Community Transportation Coordinator has full responsibility for the delivery of transportation services for the transportation disadvantaged as outlined in s. 427.015(2), F.S. The transportation disadvantaged are defined by Chapter 427 F.S. as those persons who because of physical or mental disability, income status, or age are unable to transport themselves or purchase transportation and are, therefore, dependent upon others to obtain access to health care, employment, education, shopping, social activities or other life sustaining activities or children who are handicapped or high-risk or at-risk as defined in s. 411.202. Interested providers are required to provide the following as proof of qualifications: 1) a list of the respondents transportation coordination experience; 2) a list of scheduling and routing software used by the organization; 3) a list of vehicles to be used (if applicable); 4) a current financial statement of the responding entity; 5) a current Medicaid provider number for the responding entity, and; 6) an agency organizational chart. Selection of potential providers will be based on a ranking of their expertise, overall capabilities, recent experience in similar programs, and proposed methods of achieving cost-effective services. Potential providers should submit three (3) copies of their expression of interest and qualifications in a sealed envelope, to the Northeast Florida Regional Council, Attention: Mr. Brian D. Teeple, AICP, Chief Executive Officer, 6850 Belfort Oaks Place, Jacksonville, Florida, 32216. Letters must be marked, LETTER OF INTEREST AND QUALIFICATIONS FOR BAKER COUNTY COMMUNITY TRANSPORTATION COORDINATOR. Letters of interest and qualifications must be received by 5:00 p.m., on July 25, 2011. Questions should be addressed to: Mr. Edward Lehman, Director of Planning and Development, at (904) 279-0880. Faxed and e-mailed responses WILL NOT be accepted. Responses received after the deadline will be returned unopened with the notation, This letter of interest was received after the delivery time designated for receipt and opening in the legal notice. Only responses to this request for letters of interest and qualifications will be considered if a request for proposals is issued for Community Transportation Coordinator in Baker County. The Northeast Florida Regional Council reserves the right to accept or reject any and all responses in the best interest of the State. 7/14 CHANGE OF MEETING DATE Notice is hereby given that the Baker County Hospital Authority Board meeting scheduled for Wednesday, July 20, 2011 has been changed. The meeting has been rescheduled for: Wednesday, July 27, 2011 At 4:00 pm There will also be a joint meeting with Baker County Medical Services on this date at 5:30pm. The meetings will be held at the Commerce Center 20 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063. The public is invited to attend. Glenn McKendree, Chairman Baker County Hospital Authority 7/14Legal Notices We pay cash $225 & up for junk vehicles No title necessary | Licensed Also remove any kind of scrap metal 386-867-1396 Call Junk Joe Dr. Garlon Webb Nostalgia is not what it used to be in the housing market!Call or text Garlon at904-408-9146for professional assistance with selling your property, purchasing property or managing rental property. REAL ESTATE G arlon W ebbwith PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTONFarmers market during busier times after it moved to city park last March.JOEL ADDINGTONNEWS EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comMidway through its second season, the Baker County Farmers Market is struggling to attract enough customers to keep its vendors showing up. Last Saturday a handful of vendors were expected to show, but none did, perhaps due to the threat of adverse weather, said Darryl Register, a member of the markets board of directors. Nonetheless, he said, the board is committed to keeping it open until November. Sheila Craig, the owner of a produce shop in Glen St. Mary, secured a booth at the once weekly farmers market after it opened at a new location last March. The markets organizers had decided on a cooler venue the city park on West Boulevard in Macclenny rather than the shopping center parking lot on South 6th Street where the market spent its inaugural season. Ms. Craig said at that time she participated because she feared shed lose customers to competitors if she didnt. But by the beginning of June, the entrepreneur and mother had pulled out of the farmers market. People just started slacking off. It wasnt worth my time to unload everything, set it up and sit out there for four hours for nothing, said Ms. Craig, who is expecting a baby in September. About the same time, in early June, is when business began to slow, according to Mr. Register. Then It was a little better, Mr. Register said. I think part of the reason was the 5K run that started and To draw more people to the market, which runs from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm on Saturdays, organizers have placed advertisements in newspapers, on the radio and at local businesses. Theyve also sought feedback from the public regarding the Saturday schedule. Mr. Register said changing ad placements were not successful at drawing new patrons and most people seemed partial to Saturdays rather than Thursday or Friday. A poll at showed nearly 70 percent of respondents preferred Saturday over the other days. Weve discussed a different day as a board, but using the best information we have, the best thing to do is stay on Saturday mornings ... My gut feeling, more than anything else, is its the economy, said Mr. Register. Gas was so high, where people were choosing not to make a special trips on Saturday morning to the farmers market. The recent dry spell hasnt helped either. It was so hot and dry the vegetable crops were done, he said. Mr. Register wants the public to know its their investment of time and money that can keep the omy. When youre in need of goods and services and theyre local businesses that can provide them, make a conscious decision to shop and buy local, he said.Police arrested two occupants of vehicles pulled over in trafcounty the past week when they turned up wanted on warrants in Florida and North Carolina. A check with the crime computer database revealed that Leon Waters, 38, of Lake City was wanted in North Carolina for felony breaking and entering. Mr. Waters was a passenger in a 1990 Ford pickup parked on the north shoulder of the road east of CR 231 the afternoon of July 6. Lt. Adam Faircloth stopped to question the occupants thinking the truck had broken down. The warrant alert indicated North Carolina would extradite him. Another occupant, 29-yearold Michael Northrup of Lake City, was wanted in Georgia for was no extradition order so he was not arrested. Both were in a truck driven by William Burkett, 30, of Lake City, who was issued a warning ticket for having an open container of alcohol. Butler was arrested the evening of July 8 after the vehicle he was riding in was stopped near US 90 and Interstate 10. Deputy Matt Sigers learned he was wanted in Columbia County for driving on a suspended license. sonville turned himself in at county jail the afternoon of July 8. He was wanted in Charlotte County, FL for violation of probation in grand theft and fraud cases.rfntb rr The seniors at the Baker County Council on Aging are hosting their fourth annual Senior Prom on Friday, July 22 at 7:00 pm at the Agriculture Center. This is our most outstanding event of the year. This is a catered event and special entertainment will be presented by Just Friends. There will be a photographer to take your picture while you are looking your very best, and door prizes will be awarded. There will be a $5.00 charge at the door to help pay for the event. Please R.S.V.P. at 259-2223, so we will have enough seating and food for everyone. Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm NO EXCEPTIONS!


ursday, July 14, 2011 T B C P Page 7One person was arrested and a second one is sought for running from county deputies in two separate incidents the evening of July 8 and several hours later in the early morning of the next day. Kyle Raulerson, 20, of Macbeneath his 2000 Dodge pickup after he drove into the driveway of a residence on Woodlawn Cemetery Road about 9:00 pm. Deputy Earl Lord said he spotted the red pickup while parked near the corner of Woodlawn Cemetery and Woodlawn Road, and it matched the description of a vehicle involved in a harassment complaint earlier. at Mr. Raulerson to stop as he passed by, then turned around to chase him with emergency lights activated. He saw the driver exit the pickup and run, then summoned Deputy Chris Walker and the K-9 Tango because of the possibility the driver was armed. In the earlier complaint by Jeremy Johnson, the deputy was told the occupant of a red pickup made a threatening statement to him as he drove by on Woodlawn Cemetery, and the complainant may have heard the cocking of a shotgun. The K-9 alerted to Mr. Raulersons presence under the vehicle, and he surrendered without incident. He denied involvement in the earlier incident and Early the next morning about Kharis (Boo) Clayton, 27, allegedly ran from Deputy Matt Sigers into a wooded area near the Juke bar on CR 229 in north Sanderson. ing a walk-through at the bar to enforce the closing time, and saw Mr. Clayton rolling a marijuana cigarette. He grabbed the suspect, ripping his shirt and a gold chain, in an attempt to stop him from exiting the building. Deputy Sigers is acquainted with Mr. Clayton and positively the suspect is on federal probation. The complaint charges him with resisting without violence. clenny was arrested the evening of July 9 for driving on a license with two suspensions. Deputy Sigers stopped a 1995 Dodge van driven by the suspect after noting it swerve several times while headed south on CR 229 in north Sanderson about 10:00 pm. He also ticketed Mr. Stewart for careless driving. clenny was named in a criminal complaint for shoplifting two bottles of liquor at Walmart the afternoon of July 7. Deputy Daryl Mobley said a surveillance video depicts the suspect stealing the merchanpm. The video also indicates an tracted the clerk in the liquor store while the suspect took the bottles from a shelf. ATTORNEYDavid P. Dearingformer Baker County Prosecutor SERIOUS INJURIE S C AUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OF A NOTHER AND C RIMIN A L DEFENSEJ M acclenny 259-1352T oll F ree (888) 211-9451All initial consultations are absolutely free.The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience. I NJURY LA W United Christian Academy28 W. Macclenny Ave.(Midtowne Center)259-1199 NOW ENROLLING K-12United Christian Academy in our 14th yearDrama Photography Music & Much More Training, educating & discipling today for tomorrows leaders. ...they shall mount up with wings as eagles... Isaiah 40:31Contact Pastor Mitch Rhoden for more info @ or 305-2131 ALSO ENROLLINGEagles Nest School Readiness Center | 6 wks. VPK | 259-8466 Its All Good at DDS SPORTS GRILL TVs WIFI Outdoor Deck$ LUNCH SPECIALS 11 AM 5 PM (WED SAT) $29.99 $48.99 (WED SAT) $4.99 $1.99 Per Adult Meal JOEL ADDINGTONNEWS EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comLate afternoon and evening rains during the last week have caused occasional flooding in some locations, but state and public remain cautious and refrain from outdoor burning. Heavy precipitation caused sheriffs deputies to close a section of North 5th Street between Ohio and Shuey avenues the afternoon of July 7 when the Macclenny weather station measured nearly 5 inches of rainfall, most Nonetheless, Baker County remains under a burn ban and warn that recent rains have only weakened drought conditions, not eliminated them. Kurt Wisner, spokesman for the Florida Forest Services Suwannee Forestry Center, reported the drought index early 800-point scale. July is forecast to be warmer than normal with, at best, normal levels of precipitation. This will not produce enough rain to break the drought, he said. 10 in Baker County totaling 8.2 acres. Mr. Wisner estimated the another near Florida Highway 2 in the northwest county at 1.7 acres. Both were caused by lighting strikes. Lighting ignited seven of the nee Forestry Centers district, which includes Baker, Bradford, Columbia, Hamilton, Suwannee and Union counties. The fires encompass some statewide, including the more than 12,000 acres scorched in the Osceola National Forests Impassable Bay Fire Complex that extends into the northwest county. 100 percent contained, the Osceola District Rangers Incident Management Team continues to monitor the area due to its extremely dry conditions. We need inches and inches of rain. A lighting start can change everything in a day. We could be said Incident Commander Ken Gordon. People might think the rain has dampened conditions, but the threat is still there. The US Forest Service conground. Fires are allowed in stoves and above-the-ground pedestal grills, however. Crews continue to focus on Honey Prairie Fire Complex in the Okefenokee Wildlife Refuge, which burned hundreds of acres in the northern reaches of Baker County. Its about 70 percent contained.Jack KirklandrfrnJack Kirkland was awarded the rank of Eagle Scout on July and his Eagle project was building and placing ten duck houses throughout the Osceola National Forest. He is the son of Kent and Jacki Kirkland of rbbThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is in need of volunteer hunter safety instructors in Baker and Union Counties. In order to qualify you safety graduate, interact well with people and be capable of speaking to large groups. If you are interested, contact Steve Robbins or Karen Little Would you like to be a voice in court for an abused or neglected child? If so, sign up to be a Guardian ad Litem volunteer. There will be an informational meeting for prospective volunteers at the Emily Taber Public Library in Macclenny on Thursday, July 21 from noon-2:00 pm. Our next training will be held September 20, 22, 27 and October 18. Please become a GAL volunteer and you can help make a difference in the life of a child. Mens Softball League begins in August For more info. call Riley Rhoden @ 904.553.7299 or Jason Combs @ 904.219.8859


CHURCH AND OBITUARY NOTICE INFORMATION Obituaries must be submitted in a timely fashion and have a local connection. Pictures are printed with obituaries free of charge. The newspaper reserves the right to publish photos based on quality. It is requested that all news items be typed or emailed to insure accuracy in print. CONTACT US By phone at 904.259.2400 or by fax at 904.259.6502. You can stop by our o ce located at 104 S. Fifth Street, Mac clenny, FL or mail your submission to PO Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063. We are available online at www.bakercountypress.comT B C PPage8JULY 14, 2011 Sanderson Congregational Holiness ChurchCR 127 N., Sanderson, FL Sunday School 10:00 am Morning Worship 11:00 amSunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm Wed. Evening Prayer Serv. 7:30 pmPastor: Oral E. Lyons DINKINS NEW CONGREGATIONAL METHODIST CHURCHCR 127 N. of Sanderson Sunday School 10:00 am Sunday Morning Service 11:00 am Sunday Night Service 6:00 pm Wed. Night Service 7:30 pmPastor Allen Crews Assistant Pastor Timothy Alford The Road to CalvaryCorner of Madison & Stoddard Glen St. Mary Rev. Tommy & Doris AndersonYouth Director Margie HowardPhone: 904-259-2213Sunday School: ............ 10:00 am Sunday Morning Service .... 11:00 am Sunday Evening Service ..... 6:00 pm Wednesday Night .......... 7:30 pm T L C Sunday school ~ 10:00 am Sunday service ~ 11:00 am Wednesday night Bible Study ~ 6:30 pmFamily style dinner ~ 1st Sunday of the month following serviceA church alive is worth the drive!Pastor Bobby & Faye Gri n Welcome First Baptist Church of SandersonCR 229 S., Sanderson FLSunday 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 Glen St. Mary, Florida1/2 mile South of I-10 on CR 125, right on Nursery Road the historic Budder Mathis House9:00 am Adult Sunday School 10:00 am Sunday Worship/ Holy Communion 7:00 pm Wednesday Study/ Holy Communion Saint Peters in the GlenANGLICAN CHURCH New Hope Church, Inc. 23-A to Lauramore Rd. & Fairgrounds Rd.Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 am Sunday Childrens Church 11:00 am Sunday Evening Services 6:00 pm Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting 7:00 pmPastor J. C. Lauramore welcomes all St. James Episcopal ChurchMinnesota Ave. & 5th StreetMacclennySunday Worship 5:30 pm MACCLENNY C HURCH OF C HRIST573 S. 5th S t. 259-6059Sunday Bible Study 9:45 am Fellowship 10:30 am 11:00 amWorship Services 11:00 am Wed. Bible Study 7:30 pmMinister Sam F. Kitching Sanderson Christian Revival CenterPastor: Harold FinleySunday School 10:00 am Sunday Service 11:00 am Sunday Evening 6:00 pm Wednesday Service 7:30 pmCome see the exciting things the Lord is doing. Corner of Sapp Rd. and CR 229 Cornerstone Congregational Methodist Church482 South 7th St., Macclenny, FL Service Times Sunday 11:00 AM & 6:00 PM Sunday School 10:00 AM Wed. Bible Study 7:00 PM Rev. Eddy Sanders, Pastor Rev. Mae White, Assistant PastorWhere relationships are built to last an Eternity Mt. Zion N.C. Methodist Church121 North 259-4461 Macclenny, FLPastor Tim CheshireSunday 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 kingdom of God." John 3:5 904-266-2337 904-387-0055 Baldwin Jacksonville Arrangements made in your home or our facility Fair & Reasonable Prices Funeral & Cremation Services Locally Owned & Family Operated Proudly Serving Northeast Florida Gid Giddens 904.354.0545 FAX 904.358.0167 929 W. Beaver St. 904.354.0546 Email: Jacksonville, FL 32204 Kenneth Peele, Jr. Licensed Funeral Director Embalmer & Notary Pre Need Counselor C.F.S.P. Carthage Chapel Funeral Home, Inc.We strive to provide all your family needs! New Hope Church Inc. Starting a revival on Sunday night, July 17, 2011 at 6:00 PM Mon. Fri. services will start at 7:00 PM Rev. Bobby Grifn will be preaching. Pastor J.C. Lauramore welcomes all Dr. Andrew L. Bridgeman, 64, of Jacksonville died June 30, 2011 at Shands Gainesville. Dr. Bridgeman was born on July 11, 1946 in St. Michael, Barbados, the son of late James P. and Audrey P. Bridgeman. He was united in marriage to Kathleen R. Boodoosingh, his wife of 30 years. He was the owner and operator of Southern Medical Clinic in Macclenny and a member of the First Baptist Church in Jacksonville, FL. He was an avid fan of the Jacksonville Jaguars. He is survived by his loving wife Kathleen; his mother Audrey Bridgeman; brothers Warren and Anthony and a sister, Janice Lorraine Bridgeman; numerous nieces and nephews. The funeral service was held on Saturday, July 9 at 11:00 am at the funeral home with Alfred Burial followed in Deltona Memorial Gardens in Orange City. Funeral arrangements were by Deltona Memorial Funeral Home in Orange City.rfnt brShirley Mae Davis, 61, of Glen St. Mary died July 5, 2011 at her home. Mrs. Davis was born in Harriman, Tennessee and had resided in Baker County for the past 26 years. She was the daughter of the late Odis Sitzler and Betty Waldo. She was preceded in death by her husband of 20 years, Ralph Davis; son Joseph (Hodges) Waldo; grandson Charlie Waldo Jr. Mrs. Davis attended the Taylor Church. Survivors include daughter Gloria (Henry) Doby of Florence, SC; sons Dennis (Dianne) Hodges of Macclenny, Charlie Cooter (Kathy) Waldo of Moniac, Ga, Vernon (Angie) Davis of Sanderson and Buford Ray (Wendy) Hodges of Baldwin; sisters Jackie (Charles) Nowling and Ann Marie Riffe, both of Ft. Walton Beach and Debbie (Chris) Ausburn of Harriman, TN; brothers Pete (Brenda) Waldo of Rockwood, TN, Tony Waldo of Phenix City, Alabama, Michael Sitzler of Eufaula, Alabama and Bobby Waldo of San Antonio, TX; 18 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren also survive. The funeral service for Mrs. Davis was held July 8 at 2:00 pm at her church with the Rev. ment followed at Cedar Creek Cemetery in Sanderson. Guerry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.bDeatra Lynn Manning, 49, of Glen St. Mary died July 4, 2011. Survivors include father Elijah Manning; mother Evernease Manning; sons Delvin Manning and Jimmy Manning; daughter Brandy Manning; sisters Linda (Anthony) Hicks, Sandra Clark, Victoria Manning, Jennifer (Lamar) Ford, Veronica Manning; brothers Darryl (Michelle) Manning, Elijah (Tonda) Manning Jr.; a host of other relatives and friends. The funeral service was held July 9 at Carthage Chapel in lowed at Old Quitman Cemetery in Sanderson. Carthage Chapel Funeral Home of Jacksonville was in charge of arrangements.b bThe obituary of James William (Dub) Sparkman, 82, of Trenton, FL that was published in the Press edition of June 30 omitted the name of his late wife Alice Louise, who died in December, 2001. They had celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary three months earlier. Mr. Sparkman was a native of Macclenny and lived here until 1982 when he moved to Trenton. ttttt It has been a year since God took you home to be with Him. I miss you every day.I LOVE YOU, YOUR WIFE LINDA BURNSED r nttnn God saw you getting tired and a cure was not to be, So He put His arms around you and whispered Come to me. With tearful eyes we watched you and saw you pass away. Although we loved you dearly, we could not make you stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hard working hands at rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us that He only takes the best.FOREVER IN OUR HEARTS, ROSA DOLISON AND THE DOLISONFAMILY rftttt One year in Heaven It seems like so long Since the last time we saw you And then you were gone. One year in Heaven Its so hard to move on We miss your sweet smile Your tender touch Oh, how we long. One year in Heaven One year weve been in despair One year in Heaven Well one day see you thereLOVE AND MISS YOU ALWAYS, YOUR LOVING WIFE GAIL, CHILDREN AND FAMILYOur condolences to the wife, family and staff of Dr. Andrew Bridgeman. He was a great man and an asset to Baker County. Hell always be in our prayers and thoughts.Donald and Wanda Thigpen Jr.First Baptist Church of Macclenny is hosting the 7th annual Tom Taylor Sing Friday, July 22 at 7:00 pm. Guest singers include Pure Heart, Southern Joy, Rushing Wind, and Beyond Calvary Trio. For more information call 2592322. Donations Appreciated. Dr. Bridgeman Deatra Manning James Sparkman COPIESBlack & white/Full colorrfnrt


ursday, July 14, 2011 T B C P Page 9 KELLEY LANNIGANFEATURES features@bakercountypress.comVictoria Fernandez, a 4th grade teacher in Columbia County, was at home June 7 in the Rolling Meadows subdivision in north Macclenny when her house was struck by lightning. station on June 8 when she stopped by to thank Chief Buddy Dugger We would have gotten there even quicker, but the rain was so inMs. Fernandez and her two children were watching a movie when the severe rain storm dumped inches of water on Macclenny. Suddenly, there was a loud boom and the houses walls shook, followed by a strange whirring noise. Ms. Fernandez began shouting instructions to her startled children. I had always heard that a tornado makes that kind of whirring sound and I just reacted, shouting to the kids to grab the dogs and get Minutes later, when nothing further transpired, the family cautiouscovered the source of the noise their treadmill. Thats when I realized the loud boom and it was the loudest thing Ms. Fernandez was in the process of shutting off appliances and the air conditioner when she realized water was dripping from the ceiling. Then she smelled smoke. She couldnt see smoke, but the odor was unmistakable. Instinct told her to get out of the house. The family grabbed a few important things photo albums, a precious family Bible that had belonged to Ms. Fernandez father and a computer. She called 9-1-1, but the call was dropped. She tried her husband, but again, the signal faltered. With her kids, possessions and dogs safely ensconced in the family car, she ran across the street and banged on the neighbors door for help. As the neighbor called 9-1-1, Ms. Fernandez turned around to see Lightning had struck the roof near its peak, entering on one side and exiting the other, creating two holes. smoldering in the attic. They stayed there for hours it seemed, going over everything, The next day, Ms. Fernandez grew emotional as she gave the chief a hug. ing a tear from her eye. Chief Dugger was quick to give Ms. Fernandez some of the credit. act spot, giving details about what happened. We knew exactly where Ms. Fernandez had some luck on her side, too, the chief said, namely in how the lightning happened to strike. instead of moving laterally, using a lot more fuel as it did. If that had said. KELLEY LANNIGANFEATURES features@bakercountypress.comCasey Anthony, who has never publicly acknowledged any personal involvement in the disappearance or death of her 2-year-old daughter Caylee, was acquitted July 5 of charges that she murdered her child. Across the country, people dict. The news of Ms. Anthonys acquittal shocked local citizens as thought about the outcome. Dot Lucas, an employee at Walwart in Macclenny, has followed the Casey Anthony case since it began in 2008. She remembers thinking to herself at the beginning, No, she couldnt have done that. How could a mother not report her child missing for a month? But in time, her opinion changed. I cried like a baby when I said. I said to myself, poor Caylee, poor little girl, shes just been written out of the whole thing. I can understand the jurors decision they just didnt have enough to go on but our justice system is supposed to protect the Ms. Lucas says its what didnt get answered that bothers her the why and the how of what happened. Even if a family is dysfunctional, as the Anthony family appeared to be, Ms. Lucas believes its no excuse for Casey Anthonys behavior. Im an 80-year-old grandmother and we didnt do things like this, life just was not like this. Ive got a brand new grand baby and I just think to myself how that could have been my grandshe said. Jamal Lee of Macclenny said he acknowledges that the jury just didnt have the evidence it needed to convict, but was still somewhat surprised by the verdict and has doubts about Ms. Anthonys innocence. The child was gone for 31 days, why didnt she tell the posomething. If you ask me, she still Chuck Redding of Raiford doubts her innocence, too. Its her initial behavior while the child was missing that made me doubt her. Just the way she behaved all the partying. Then, shes found guilty, but only for lyChristie Davis, a manager at Starbucks in Macclenny was very surprised by the verdict. To her, there has been nothing normal about defendants reactions. No normal mother would ever sit on the fact that her child had been missing for a month, so I think that at least she should have been found guilty on some count of child endangerment or neglect. Think of all the resources tied up for six months searching for the child, of the people who volunteered and whose hearts bled for the Anthonys situation. I just couldnt imagine letting it go on like that. I would want a proper burial for my daughter but there seemed to be no remorse, no mourning. This case received so much national attention and now she stands to Josey Crews, a Baker County native and currently a crime segment producer for Good Morning America, was involved with the trial from the initial jury sedict. media personality Nancy Grace, lawyers for both the prosecution and the defense and members of the Anthony family on a daily basis. That fact that people were stunned by the not guilty verdict is a fact. Even among the group I work with there was this surprised, I cant believe this silence that followed the anI havent seen the public so emotionally wrapped up in anything since the Jon Benet gardless of anyones personal feelings, mine included, about Caseys behavior or alleged guilt, the burden of proof lay with the state and in the end, there just was not enough concrete physical evidence to convict Mr. Crews acknowledges that the nation became captivated with Caylee and cried out for justice, becoming the voice of the little girl who could not speak for herself. Its understandable that the public wanted justice. Its understandable that everyone expected some level of guilt would be proven, if only aggravated child abuse. But, being a bad mother doesnt necessarily make you a murderer and in the end, it could not be proven beyond a reasonable doubt. In this case, unfortuJennifer Milligan Luke was one person who defended the jurys decision: We all have our opinions on her guilt or innocence, but who are we to judge her? Not one of us knows what we would have done if we had been on that jury. She will have to face the ultimate judge someday and shell have to Macclenny resident. Christian Fellowship TempleConnecting > Growing > ServingDavid Thomas-Senior Pastor Tim ThomasAssociate Pastor Gary Crummey-Youth PastorLooking for a place to plug in?Join us this week!Theres something for every age!Sundays Sunday School10:00 am Sunday Worship11:00 am Evening Worship6:00 pm Wednesdays Wednesday Worship7:00 pm Were located at 251 W. Ohio Ave. Macclenny, FL Check us out on the web! at no extra charge-We offer the highest quality service for the best value to the families we assist. From the simple to the complex service we offer the same attention to detail for each family!www.ferreirafuneralservices.comA name you have come to know and trust! 250 N. Lowder St., Macclenny | 259-5700 Christie Davis Josey Crews PHOTO BY KELLEY LANNIGANAn emotional Victoria Fernandez hugs Chief Dugger.rf


SOCIAL NOTICE SUBMISSION INFORMATION Birth announcements, wedding notices and social events (military service notes and school graduations) must be submitted within four weeks of the event. All news and advertising must be submitted to the newspaper o ce prior to 5:00 p.m. on the Monday prior to publication, unless otherwise noted or arranged. It is requested that all news items be typed or emailed to insure accuracy in print. CONTACT US By phone at 904.259.2400 or by fax at 904.259.6502. You can stop by our o ce located at 104 S. Fifth Street, Mac clenny, FL or mail your submission to PO Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063. We are available online at www.bakercountypress.comT B C PPage10JULY 14, 2011 Kindergarten Registration What: Kindergarten Who: Children who will be 5 yrs. old by Sept. 1, 2011 When: Please register NOW, as we are placing students in classes for the 2011 2012 school year! Where: Baker County Pre-K/Kindergarten Center 362 South Blvd. East Macclenny The fo llowing documentation is required: Proof of custody if not the birth parent Childs birth certificate Parents driver License Current shot record Proof of residency Physical For more information about enrolling your child in Kindergarten, please call 259 0405. We look forward to hearing from you! Happy 100th birthday bro., Clyde Johns July 18th Love, Benny, Michelle, & Mia Fish Happy First Birthday,Gracie We love you, Mommy & Daddy Frank and Vera Mann of Glen St. Mary are celebrating their 50th wedding anniversary. The couple wed in Folkston, Georgia on July 17, 1961. They have two sons, Frank Mann III and Marshall Mann, both of Baker County. Family and friends are invited to the celebration at the Lords Church in Taylor at 3:00 pm on July 17. There will be old fashion gospel singing and guitar picking. Thank you St. Jude, for answering my prayer.Anna A.J. BartonrfrGavin Barton is pleased to announce the birth of his brother Alvin Jackson A.J. Barton, on June 16, 2011 at Baptist Medical Center. A.J. weighed 5 lbs., 12 oz. and was 20 long. Proud parents are Tiffany Swindell and Jeff Barton of Macclenny. Grandparents include Jeff and Julie Barton of Glen, Jack and Darlene Hilliard of Macclenny and Randy Swindell, also of Glen. Dendauw WoodsnntDan and Barbara Dendauw of Macclenny are pleased to announce the upcoming wedding of daughter Danielle to Alex Woods, both of Jacksonville. Alex is the son of Scott and Patty Woods of Orange Park. Family and friends are invited to share the special day on September 17, 2011 at 4:00 pm at the Mathis House in Glen St. Mary. The couple will reside in Jacksonville. brrnMr. and Mrs. Philip Langeberg of Macclenny are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter Krystal Sinea, to Jason Kent Kirkland, the son of Mr. and Mrs. Kent Kirkland, also of Macclenny. The wedding was held in Pensacola on Friday, July 1. After completion of training at NAS Pensacola, the couple will be stationed at a location yet to be determined. Bradley J. BlumrrtAirman First Class Bradley J. Blum recently graduated from Air Force basic military training at Lackland AFB in Texas on July 1, where he was selected as an honor graduate. He is the son of Troy and Ann Blum of Macclenny and graduated with high honors from Baker County High School in 2009. Press Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 PM


ursday, July 14, 2011 T B C P Page 11 PRICE INCLUDES SET-UP, A/C, SKIRTING & STEPS SIZZLING SUMMER DEALS at $ BAKER COUNTY WILDCATS BOOSTER CLUBChicken Dinners for sale at Moodys Chevron Friday, July 15 10:00 a.m. 2:00 p.m.$7.00 per plate Stop by and help support our Wildcat Football Team!! BAKER COUNTY WILDCATS BOOSTER CLUB PHOTO BY KELLEY LANNIGANBuddy Dugger at the Maclenny Moose Lodge.KELLEY LANNIGANFEATURESfeatures@bakercountypress.comIm still in shock, said Buddy Dugger, referring to a prestigious international award presented recently to the Macclenny Moose Lodge. The local lodge received a Shining Star Service Award and was named Lodge of the Year at the 2011 Moose International Convention in Anaheim, California July 1-5. Mr. Dugger and other members of the Macclenny Moose Lodge, including the lodges governor Eugene Lindsey, District 14 president Rudy Waters and Women of the Moose members traveled to the convention. We got a letter in the mail stating that our club had been chosen as one of the five outstanding clubs of the year, but that was all we knew, said Mr. Dugger. Moose International is a fraternal organization that focuses on charity. Members of the approximately 2,000 lodges and their sister group, Women of the Moose, raise funds to support a variety of services to their communities. The organization also supports the Mooseheart Child City and School for children and teens in need in Chicago and Moosehaven, a retirement community for members located in Jacksonville. Little old Macclenny. Its a mystery how we got this international award but we did, said Mr. Dugger, speaking last Friday havent received our Lodge of the Year trophy yet, but its coming. Mr. Dugger, has been an active Moose Lodge member since 2002 and currently is the club administrator. Part of his duties involve frequent submission of detailed reports about the lodges community activities and fundraising events. I guess when they looked at all the documentation, our lodge stood out in that respect, he said. Given the level of dedication of the members and all they do for others, the records speak for themselves, but to be the number one lodge in the US, Great Britain and Canada it just boggles the mind! Charity is what being a Moose is all about, according to Mr. Dugger. In Baker County, it may be a gesture as small as helping someone pay their utility bill in the winter or building access ramps at the homes of disabled senior citizens or assisting families with children suffering from cancer. Attending the convention was an amazing and moving experience for Mr. Dugger, as was receiving the award. Its quite an experience walking up in front of 6,000 people with everyone looking at you, he said. The most rewarding thing, he contends, was hearing the testimony of actual people aided by Moose International. One of those kids helped to go to school by the Moose organization is about to earn a degree in engineering, he said. Something that would have been impossible for him on his own. And hearing the thanks of grateful retirement age people who Moosehaven is taking care of now, that was so moving. This award belongs equally to all our members, said Mr. Dugger. They are some amazing and dedicated people. Cheerleading Groovy Summer Camp July 18 22Age 4 9:00 a.m. 12:00 p.m. Age 91 2:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.Each participant will learn a competition style routine with dance, cheer, basic tumbling, stunts, and pyramid. Educational lessons and crafts are also included. Cheerleaders will receive a free t-shirt and perform their routine for family and friends at the conclusion of camp.Register or contact Mandy at 850.838.5115 or *space is limited* KELLEY LANNIGANFEATURES features@bakercountypress.comBaker Countys 150th birthday party, planned for September 24, will highlight historic homes and other sites in Macclenny and around the county with riding tours. According to Sesquicentennial celebrations chairman Larry Rosenblatt, a committee is working on organizing transportation to take groups around to more than a dozen historical sites, many built more than 100 years ago. Maybe a wagon pulled by a tractor or even golf carts for small groups are just some of the ideas we have currently, Mr. Rosenblatt said. Its possible that some of the homes could be open for interior tours, but that will be at the discretion of the owner. Some of the outlying sites will probably require a bus and were working on that possibility, he said. Historic house tour sites in Macclenny will include the Burnsed-Brown Blockhouse in the Heritage Park Village on South Lowder Street, the T. M. Dorman House at 212 S. College St., the Rogers-Rhoden House at 327 S. College St., the Hardware Brown House, at 93 N. 5th St., the Blair House at 23 N. 5th Street; Branch Cone House at 108 N. 5th Street; Judge Dowling House at 371 S. College Street; S. 6th Street; J.O. ThompsonReynolds House at 132 E. Florida Avenue; Crampton-Thompson House at 469 E. Macclenny Avenue; Shuey-Sessions House at Anna Bell Lane off George Hodges Road; Georgia Wolfe House at Chase House at 6069 George Hodges Road. The Baker County Press oftion and restoration in 2005, will also be part of the city tour. Other sites being considered as part of the historic tour are the Garrett School in Baxter, the Barber Plantation near North Lowder Street, the Glen Nursery in Glen St. Mary and Camp Jackson. The J. O. ThompsonReynolds HouseLocated at 132 E. Florida Ave., this Victorian era house was built circa 1883 by a man whose last name was Merritt. The two-story clapboard house had an attached summer kitchen, porches on three sides and beautiful gingerbread scroll work. During the late 1880s, it was used as a fever house where victims of the yellow fever epidemic were treated. The home was purchased and remodeled in 1905 by J. O. Thompson, a shopkeeper who brick building constructed in Macclenny where the Knabb oftoday. The house eventually became rental property and was in great disrepair when purchased in 1981 by William and Sue Krall, who began an extensive remodeling and partial restoration project that lasted for nearly 10 years. Today, a framed print made from a preserved glass negative of the original house hangs in the parlor and gives visitors a view of the structure as it appeared in its heyday when it was known as a showplace. Mr. Krall taught biology at Baker County High School and often worked on the house in his spare time after classes and on weekends. He was also an antiques dealer, helpful in locating appropriate period furnishings When Sue and I bought the house it was about to be condemned, said Mr. Krall. It was truly awful. There was so much damage that had been patched over and over again it couldnt be repaired. I had to tear out sections of walls and start over. I had to make some changes erything I did to the house was in keeping with the architecture of the time it was built. The original porches had been removed and I rebuilt them. The bathroom was on the outside back porch of the house exposed to the elements so I created a new one that was enclosed. Original sections of moulding remained around windows and where it had to be replaced, I matched it as close as possible. Much of the original rolled window glass remains. At that time, according to Mr. Krall, glass was heated until pliable and workers literally rolled The bannister along one section of the staircase came from a local Baptist Church building when it was remodeled. He tore out layers of old linoleum and plywood that obscured ing and created doorways to imThe original stairs were exposed, so he enclosed them, removing a section of wall containing a door to make the living room larger. When he enclosed the stairs he reused the door from the wall to create a closet. Closets throughout the house have been lined with cedar. When they tore down the old 200 Building at the high school in 1973, I bought the white glass inside it, he said. Those are now in the new kitchen. Mr. Krall had one hard, fast rule during the construction. When I realized that Id made the same mistake twice, Id lay down the hammer. That usually meant I was really tired which meant I was getting stupid and might hurt myself, so Id quit and come back the next day, he said. In addition to its beautiful Victorian features, the house has another intriguing aspect. Some people believe the house is haunted. The Kralls lived there from 1991 to about 2000 and over the years, there were a number of spooky happenings. Objects would disappear and then reappear, unexplained. Once during some of the work, Mr. Krall laid a mallet down on ways. When he came back later to continue working, it had disappeared. Eighteen months later, he walked in one day and there it was, on I built a wooden Noahs Ark set for Susan once and I set it inside the upstairs closet, he said. It promptly disappeared and we didnt see it again for 10 years. On the day we moved to a new for anything we might be leaving behind. I opened the closet door and there it was. To this day, we have no explanation. I used to hear this very loud, crazy noise inside the house, like a plate glass door falling over and shattering, said Mr. Krall. There has never been any explanation for it. Other people have commentpresence in the house and there have been reports of people seestairs window during a storm when no one was occupying the house. of the porches for months, said Mr. Krall. And he used to stand at the foot of the stairs looking up at nothing and barking. The Kralls had a friend who once brought over a woman from up north who was visiting Macclenny. When she entered the house, she immediately pointed to the top of the stairs and asked who the children were. There werent any children in the house at that time, but she declared she had seen the images of two children on the stairs, said Mr. Krall. A lot of people died here during the yellow fever epidemic and maybe what she saw were some of those ghosts, I dont know. I know Ive never seen anything like that. Haunted or not, the house today is a testimony to Baker County history. PHOTO BY KELLEY LANNIGANThe J. O. Thompson-Reynolds House on Florida Avenue.rfntbb


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Classied Rates: Service Ad Rates: To Place an Ad: Deadlines: 2 BR, 2 BA Stansell Avenue, $650/month, $500 deposit. 338-4026 or 339-2725. 7/14p 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home, acre private lot, references required. 904-259-3853. 7/14p 3 BR, 2 BA home in Timberlane, hardwood oors and tile throughout, jacuzzi on back patio, $1100/month plus deposit. 904-4055694. 7/14p 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home in St. Marys Bluff, Horeshoe Loop, $650/month plus deposit. 259-3519 or 703-3027. 7/14p 3 BR, 2 BA house with bonus room, Mac clenny. Service animals only, $800 deposit, $775/month. References required. Call 2593387. 7/14p Smoky Mountain cabin, by trout stream, near Cherokee, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Dollywood, $350/week. 386-752-0013. 6/2-7/21p Commercial space available, SR 121, 1300 SF of retail space $1000/month. Call 259-9022. 6/24tfc Commercial ofces and metal building in downtown Macclenny. 1) 500 sq ft, $500/ mo, 2) 1280 sq ft, $1300/mo, 3) metal build ing with 400 amp 3ph electric serv, 5000 sq ft, $800/mo. Deposit equal to rst months rent required. 259-6546 or 259-4602. 6/23tfc Palm Harbor, 2300 SF 4 BR, 2 BA only $575/month. 904-783-4619. 7/14-7/21c Manager special 4 BR, 2 BA on your land for only $291/mo. Call Cliff, (386) 719-5641. 7/7-8/25c Babysitter needed. I am looking for a babysitter urgently for my three kids,you will be paid $720 weekly, and car will be provided, just take care of our babies for us,spoiledpnk21@gmail.comPlease get back to me as soon as possible. 7/14-7/21p Cat and kitten both need good homes, Found, big black cat in Glen St. Mary area and also have an eight month old kitten, both free. If interested call 904-654-8722. 7/14p Dogs: all types from puppies to adults. Ani mal Control, $65 adoption fees will apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc Small Terrier mix, male, light colored. Found off CW Webb Road and Ray Phillips. 259-1168. 7/14 Notice to readers: The newspaper often publishes classi ed advertising on subjects like work-athome, weight loss products, health prod ucts. While the newspaper uses reasonable discretion in deciding on publication of such ads, it takes no responsibility as to the truthfulness of claims. Respondents should use caution and common sense before sending any money or making other commitments based on statements and/or promises; demand specics in writing. You can also call the Federal Trade Commis sion at 1-877-FTC-HELP to nd out how to spot fraudulent solicitations. Remember: if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. The Baker County Press Heavy duty diesel mechanic needed, Travel Centers of America, Baldwin loca tion, 1024 US 301 South. Drivers license required. Please apply to Mark Holmes, Shop Manager. 904-266-4281, ext. 22. 10/1tfc St. Marys Cove, 2011 season a decent place to go. 1909 Steel Bridge Road, Mac clenny. 259-9980. 11/13tfc Pay Day Loan Buster, $500 no credit check, six months to repay, active checking account required. 904-206-7861. www. 2/10tfc Notice to Readers All real estate advertising in this newspa per is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any prefer ence, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with par ents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimi nation, call HUD toll free at 1-800-6699777. The toll free telephone number for the impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Five acres on Crews Road cleared and fenced with pond, $59,000. 904-6131255. 7/14-8/4p FSBO, beautiful brick home, Copper Creek, 3 BR, 2 BA, eat-in kitchen, separate dining room, split oor plan, many extras. Asking $190,000. Call 904-553-4165 for appoint ment. 5/26-7/28p 3.46 acres, north Sanderson, set up for mobile home $42,000. Owner nancing. Call 904-813-1580. 2/10tfc 3 BR, 2 BA brick home on acre in Glen eld Oaks, a gated community, $140,000 net. Call 813-1580. 7/14tfc 1-10 acres high and dry, sh pond, creek or river front, homes/mobile homes, setup. Owner financing. 912-843-8118 or 904-699-8637. 6/30tfc FSBO, rustic elegance cypress log cabin on 8.11 fenced acres. 2 BR, 2 BA 1990 SF plus porches, two car carport, great views, gated drive, private, secluded. By appoint ment only $250,000. 904-259-9599. 7/14-8/4p 4 BR, 2 BA brick home on acre in Glen eld Oaks, a gated community, $145,000 OBO. Call 813-1580. 7/14tfc 4 BR, 2 BA house, approximately 2100 SF, replace, newly painted inside and out, small detached barn, $1200 month, $1200 deposit. 904-626-8359. 7/14p 3 BR, 2 BA brick house on city lot, 471 Jon athan Street, Macclenny, $950/mo, $500 deposit, 334-0971. 7/7-7/14p Class i fied ads and no tic es must be paid in advance, and be in our office no lat er than 4:00 pm the Monday preceding pub li ca tion, unless otherwise arranged in advance. Ads can be mailed provided they are accom panied by payment and instructions. They should be mailed to: Class i fied Ads, The Bak er County Press, P.O. Box 598, Mac clen ny, FL 32063. We can not assume responsibility for ac curacy of ads or notices given over the tele phone. Li a bil i ty for errors in all advertising will be limited to the first publication only. If after that time, the ad continues to run without no tification of error by the person or agen cy for whom it was pub lish ed, then that party assumes full payment re spon sibility. The Baker County Press reserves the right to refuse ad vertising or any oth er mate ri al which in the opinion of the publisher does not meet stan dards of publication. Lift recliner burgundy; Merits motorized scooternew battery; Craftmatic twin bed. 259-4272. 7/14p River circle moving furniture sale cash only. Items have been in nonsmoking household, 7 oak armoire $250/ queen sleeper sofa $150; loveseat $100; oak sofa table $50; oak square coffee table $50; twin mattress, foundation and frame $50; 5x7 rug $25; three-drawer chest $25; two oak bar stools $25 each; two childrens maple rocking chairs $20 each; maple side table $20; round oak side table $15; two drawer steel ling cabinet $5; decorator shelves stand $5; ironing board $5. 904305-8216 for details, dimensions and di rections. 7/14p Ofce Supplies, printer and fax cartridges, rubber stamps and much more. We special ize in hard to nd items. The Ofce Mart, 110 S. 5th Street. 259-3737. 4/28tfc Yamaha 100 Jet Ski 2004 FX Cruiser, high output, 82 hours, two hours on new mo tor and pump, very good condition, $4500 OBO. 904-226-3064, 904-259-5383. 7/14-7/21p Livingroom table set medium oak with brown glass inserts on wheels. Storage space underneath with large beige and pastel table lamps. $125. Call 275-3007, leave message 5/19tfc Oak livingroom table set, 2 end tables, 1 coffee table with two lamps. Great condi tion with glass inserts and storage. $125. 275-3007. 6/2tfc Artists. Oils, acrylics water colors, Canvas es, draw ing pads and much more. On sale now. The Of ce Mart, 110 S. Fifth Street, 259-3737. tfc Landscaping mulch While supply lasts. 259-2900. 4/28tfc Camille Beckman hand cream Root candles, unique gift items. Southern Charm 110 S. 5th Street. 259-4140. 4/28tfc Used Motor Guide three-speed trolling motor, foot operated $100. Sportcraft ping pong table like new $75. 887-2577. 7/14p 2000 Ford Explorer new AC, new tiires and brakes, 70,000 miles on motor and transmission, automatic, clean. $3,200. Call 904-571-0913. 7/14p 1995 Astro Van, 118,500 miles, $1800. 259-7766 or 910-7273. 7/14p 2004 Dodge Dakota SXT, Club Cab, V6, 2WD, Automatic, Low Miles $9,990. Call 259-6117. 7/14p 2007 Chevy Impala LS, very low miles & price $10,990 Call 259-6117. 7/14p 2005 Chevy Silverado Z-71 4x4 Crew Cab, Get it all! Hunt, work or play! $11,990 Call 259-6117. 7/14p 2010 Chevy Cobalt LT 37 MPG, Tired of that high gas bill! Several to choose From. Has all the toys you need! Starting at $199/ month Call 259-6117. 7/14p 2007 Chevy Silverado 1500 Reg. Cab Ready to go! Very low miles. $12,995 Call 259-6117. 7/14p 2010 Chevy HHRs3 to choose from! From $239/month Call 259-6117. 7/14p 2005 Chevy Suburban Z-71 4x4 Everything you could want and more! $17,588 Call 259-6117. 7/14p 2011 Chevy Silverado 1500 Crew Cab Powered up, is that new? Its better! Save Thousands! $24,985 Call 259-6117. 7/14p 2008 Cadillac DTS Northstar Even the toys have toys! $26,895 Call 259-6117. 7/14p 2009 Chevy Avalanche LTZ Crew Cab 4x4 Why am I still here? Black on black. Now only $36,600 Call 259-6117. 7/14p 1998 Chevy Monte Carlo low miles, make offer. 259-2192. 7/14p Now accepting bids, contact Beth at 6534453. 1994 Savanna fifth-wheel travel trailer with two slides. 6/23tfc Healthcare provider jobs wanted, will live-in, good references, dependable, trust worthy, have transportation and Florida drivers license. 259-2426. 7/14p Inshore fishing charters with Captain Austin Pride. Fish North Floridas waters for red sh, trout, ounder and more. Licensed and insured. Call for summer specials. 321303-2447. 6/30-7/14p Christian mom will clean your home or business. Have references and nearly 20 years experience. Call 259-8144. 7/14p Fritzs concrete service and more. 904507-1768. 4/28-7/14p For Sale Advertising Info. YARD SALESThursday, Friday and Saturday, 8:00 am-3:00 pm, River Circle to Suzanne Drive, right on W. Thomas Circle. Mens clothes, shirts, large pants 36/30, girls 3/6 months to 2 years, toys, lots of stuff. Friday, 8:00 am-4:00 pm 1325 Copper Bluff Court, furniture, clothes, wheelchair, DVD/VHS mov ies, butcher block table, miscellaneous. Friday, 7:00 am-2:00 pm mile marker #2, St. George, GA. Furniture, clothes, tools, hunting items. 912-843-8157. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 am-2:00 pm, ve miles north of Mac clenny on SR 121, Londa Thrift Road. Huge yard sale, furniture, girls clothing, baby girl clothes, baby stroller and exercise stroller, child wagon and scooter, girls bike and helmet, books, household items and much more. Lemonade stand. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 am-3:00 pm, 104 Eloise Street Bennetts house. Sharon, Linda and Amy are at it again, maybe our junk can be your treasure. Children and womens clothes, toys, household items, large quick set pool, much more, come see. Friday and Saturday, 7:00 am-7:00 pm 13731 Jake Bryant Road, Sanderson. Highway 90 to 127, take right over R.R. tracks, rst road on right. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 am-3:00 pm, 4833 Mulberry Street, Macclenny II. Follow to dirt road, third driveway on right, follow signs. Estate/moving sale. Antiques, furniture, decor and more. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 am-1:00 pm Madison Drive, behind the high school. Lots of clothes and home decor, other items. Different items each day. Saturday, 7:00 am-noon, SR 121 North, across the street from Da vis Oil. Lots of furniture: couch, washing machine, pictures, 52 big screen TV, other household items. Saturday, 8:00 am-1:00 pm N. Sharman Street, Glen St. Mary. Sec ond block, second house across from Westside Nursery. Saturday, 7:00 am-11:00 am 9883 South Clinton Avenue, Glen. Tons of baby girl clothes, lots of baby gear, ladies clothes, house wares and home decor, tons of scrapbooking supplies, wedding/ party decor. Saturday, 8:00 am-? 125 Rhoden drive, Macclenny, off Barber Road behind McDonalds. Saturday, 8:00 am-? 12798 N SR 121. Near Thrift Saw Mill, ap proximately 2.3 miles north of downtown Macclenny on N. 121. Saturday, 8:00 am-3:00 pm 13459 CR 127, Sanderson. Across from Dinkins Methodist Church. Boys clothing, household items, etc. Free puppies. Call for directions 563-5611. Saturday, 8:00 am-1:00 pm 6493 E. Andrews Street, Glen. Wom ens clothing, kitchen appliances, toys, misc. items. Saturday, 8:00 am-?, 121 north to Rogers Trail. Automobiles 3 BR, 1 BA singlewide Fleetwood on one acre fenced land, Noah Davis Road in Glen St. Mary. Non-smokers only, $650/month, $650 deposit. 904-275-2800, 904-9450520. 7/14-7/21p 3 BR, 1 BA brick house, central H/A, washer/dryer hookup, $850 month, $850 deposit. 423 Azalea Drive. 259-6488. 7/14p 2 BR, 1 BA $385/mo, $385 deposit, gar bage/water/sewer/lawn care included. Available July 18. 912-843-8165 or 904219-2690. 7/14tfc Small 2 BR cozy house in Macclenny, fenced yard, service animals only, $600/ month, $300 deposit. 881-7977. 7/14p 2 & 3 BR mobile homes, central H/A, washer/dryer hook-up, garbage, water, sewage and lawn care included. $485/ month, $485 deposit. 904-219-2690 or 912-843-8165. 6/2tfc 2 BR, 2 BA mobile home, new roof and porch, private lot, $600/month, $400 de posit. 904-339-1860. 7/14p 3 BR, 2 BA doublewide on one acre on corner of 125 and Mudlake Road. Service animals only, includes lawn maintenance. $750/month, $1050 deposit. 259-9066. 5/12tfc 2 BR, 1 BA duplex, all appliances includ ing washer/dryer $675/month, $675 de posit. 259-3300 or 591-2790. 5/12tfc Mobile homes. 2 and 3 BR, A/C, service animals only, $500-$575 plus deposit. 904-860-4604. 3/17tfc 2 BR, 2 BA mobile home in River Heights in River Heights Mobile Home Park, $400 month. 891-4053. 7/14-7/21p Mobile home in Sanderson 3 BR, 2 BA, $750 security deposit, $750/month. Call 904-259-2255 or 904-813-1580. 5/12tfc 2 BR mobile home in good location, newly remodeled, references required. 150 W. Ohio Avenue, Macclenny. Janet Teague. 259-7766 or 910-7273. 7/14p 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home in Cozy Corners, $545/month, first, last and $300 deposit. Water, trash and lawn service included, central H/A. 259-7335. 4/7tfc Two doublewides in Sanderson. 904275-2136 or 904-881-4311. 7/14p 3 BR, 1 BA brick home, fenced yard, W/D hookup, corner lot, tile throughout, first and last plus deposit, $850/month. 904-2641875. 6/9-7/14p 2 BR, 2 BA MH, very private one acre lot, $700/month, $700 deposit, 509-2280. 6/16tfc Efficiency apartment, $525/month, first last and $300 deposit. Electric, water, trash and lawn service included. 259-7335. 4/7tfc 3 BR, 2 BA fenced yard, very clean, nice neighborhood in Macclenny off of North Boulevard, $850/month, $600 deposit, non-smoking, references required. 5635911. 7/14p 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home on large lot, $500/month, $500 deposit. 904-5457688. 7/14p 2 or 3 BR mobile home $385-550; half acre, garbage, water, sewer, lawn provid ed, family neighborhood. 912-843-8118 or 904-699-8637. 6/30tfc 3 BR, 1 BA house, 18 month lease, no smoking, $835/month, $600 security de posit. 713 Long Drive, Macclenny. 8388584. 7/14tfc 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home in Glen, $500 deposit, $575/month. Call 588-2589. 7/14-7/21p 2 BR, 2 BA duplex washer/dryer, dish washer, front and rear porches, water/ sewer included, nicest in town, $700/ month plus deposit, 718-8898. 7/14p House in Taylor, 3 BR, 1 BA, partially furnished, wall to wall carpet, W/D, service animals only $600/month, rst month and $300 security deposit. 259-7485 or 2599194. 7/14-7/21p For Rent Club Money to Lend Real Estate 1395 Cha ee Road South, Jacksonville 904.772.9800 PICTURES AND WORDS WILL NOT DO JUSTICE FOR THIS HOME AND LAND MLS# 576581 5BR/4.5BA, 2 bonus rooms; 8.24 acres of trees and water, 650 ft artesian well; irrigation system throughout property; 3.5 car garage. $520,000 PERFECT FOR TOWNHOMES OR MOBILE HOMES MLS# 557398 .090 acre land in downtown Macclenny. Walking distance from Keller Intermediate School. Property can be subdivided. Zoned Residential/Mobile Home. $99,000 SHOWS LIKE A MODEL MLS# 580668 3BR/2BA, split BR; formal din rm, breakfast nook, sprinkler system, side entry garage, over-sized master bath. Convenient to I-10 and shopping. Everything like new. $189,000 SO YOU WANT TO LIVE IN THE COUNTY? MLS# 580902 5-acre lot already cleared and zoned for your site built dream home or mobile home. Beautiful oak trees; short walk to St. Marys River for lazy summer days you want to spend shing. $69,900 15 ACRES COMPLETELY CLEARED MLS# 543540 Cleared and grassed for you to build your dream home on 15 acres. Located on paved road within minutes from interstate and schools. $215,500 SANDS POINTE SUBDIVISION MLS# 539188 4BR/2BA on cul de sac lot. 42 cabinets, cathedral ceilings, garden tub w/sep shower, security system, irrigation system and much more. $165,000 CHARMING 2005 BRICK HOUSE MLS# 543731 3BR/2BA/+2,1/2 BA. 2BR/1.5BA in main house. Apartment over 2 car garage has kit, LR, BR, full BA. Detached 3-car garage/workshop w/o ce, w/half bath. $240,000 PERFECT FOR TOWN HOMES OR MOBILE HOMES MLS# 557398 .090 acre vacant land in downtown Macclenny. Walking distance from Keller Intermediate School. Property can be subdivided. Zoned Residential/ Mobile Home. $99,000 ZONED FOR HOUSES/MOBILE HOMES MLS# 547499 Vacant land; 11.87 acres. Minutes from I-10, schools, restaurants and shopping. $55,000 HOME ON CORNER LOT MLS# 583100 Beautiful move-in ready Drees Builder former model home on fenced lot. 3BR/3BA featuring separate entrance private o ce. Perfect for a growing family and price to sell. $221,000 BEAUTIFUL 2-STORY HOME ON 22+ ACRES MLS# 585800 4BR/2.5 BA; all the conveniences of an elegant home; gourmet kit; heated inground pool; landscaped. $384,700 GORGEOUS RIVERFRONT PROPERTY MLS# 555947 4BR/2BA on 32 acres. Breathtaking views from every angle. Fenced/cross-fenced; hay barn and barn with 4 stalls. $1,200,000. BEAUTIFUL NEW HOMESITE MLS# 537180 Bring the horses--country living at its best! County maintained road; perfect place to ride the ATVs and horses. $73,899 HORSE LOVERSTHIS IS YOUR DREAM LOCATION MLS# 575392 20.02 acres on two 10.01 acre lots. Zoned AG for horses; perfect for site-built or modular home; no mobile homes allowed. 17-ft deep pond w/ well and power pole. $162,000 GREAT BUSINESS POTENTIAL MLS# 557901 Zoned Open Rural. Perfect for horses, cattle, or just enjoying the beauty as a home place. Property is fenced; 40 acres, approx. 1 acre pond. $250,000 Miscellaneous Found Animals Help Wanted 500 DOLLARS & DEEDis all you need to move into your new Manufactured & Modular HomeCALL PAT800-414-2130 Commercial Rental Vacation Rentals Mobile Homes


ursday, July 14, 2011 T B C P Page 13 BOB GERARD | SPORTS The Wildcat basketball team is hard at work this summer after a rough late fall and winter season this year. Coach Charles Ruise is concentrating on fundamentals, and the prospective players recently returned from Team Camp USA in Tallahassee where they faced off against teams from North Carolina, Georgia and Alabama. They did a great job at camp, Ruise said of his young players. They stepped into some new roles and Im proud of how they competed. The Wildcats went directly from the camp in Tallahassee to tournament play in the Trinity Christian League. The Cats lined up against Trinity, Forrest, Baldwin, Eagles View, Fernandina Beach and First Coast Christian. Were continuing to grow from camp, said Ruise. Ive been pleased to see a lot of our players step up. Darrell Johnson, who plays guard and sometimes forward for the Cats, has shown a lot of improvement this summer. Hes really progressed offensively and has picked up his rebounding game. Hes been phenomenal this summer and Ive been really happy with the leadership role hes taken, commented Coach Ruise. Sean Fogarty is looking promising at center and Jessie Gardiner has made a lot of progress. Ruise is also impressed with the commitment hes seen from Malon Hadley and Kendrick Singleton. They are both football players who go from football practice in the morning to basketball in the afternoon, he said. One player the coach is more than familiar with is his son Charles Stookie Ruise. Though hes an incoming freshman, Ruise says his son is playing like a sophomore or a junior. The Cats take on Eagles View July 14 at 7:00 pm at Trinity Christian. They have the Florida First Coast Classic basketball camp coming up on July 18-21 at the BCHS gym. The camp is open to incoming freshmen and JV players and will stress fundamentals, role playing, team play and how to be a success on the basketball court. It runs daily from 9:00 am to noon and Ruise and the Wildcat varsity will be the counselors. Dollar and a deed, can get you a 2012 3 BR, 2 BA for only $268/month. 904-783-4619. 7/14-7/21c Foreclosure 4 BR, 3 acres, call now, 904772-8031. 6/30-7/21c Never before titled, 4 BR, 2 BA, will move for free. Factory warranties apply, only $46,900. 904-783-4619. 7/14-7/21c Beat this one6 BR, 3.5 BA set up on your land, only $468.72/month. Call Cliff, (386) 719-5560. 7/7-8/25c Will move free, 2012 3 BR, 2 BA only $36,900. 904-783-4619. 7/14-7/21c Firecracker special3/2 DW for $221.41/ mo. Call Cliff, (386) 719-5560. 7/7-8/25c New homes, no money down, call (386) 719-6578, Cliff, for qualifying. 7/7-8/25c Trade in your old home for my 2012, all upgrades included. Call Cliff (386) 719-5560. 7/7-8/25c New 2012 2 BR, $23,900, includes set-up. Country wood oors. Call Jared @ 904-2594663 or 6/30-7/21c Land/home package, 3 BR, 2 BA on half acre, $55,900. 4 BR, 2 BA on 1 acre, $69,900, remodeled, owner nancing available. Call Jared or Greg, 904-259-4663. 6/30-7/21c $8000 credit on your new mobile home, top dollar on trade-ins, any shape, 904-7728031. 6/30-7/21c Fire your landlord to own what youre throwing away in rent. Call Mike. 386-7548844. 7/14c Wanted, I buy used single and doublewide mobile homes. Call Greg @ 904-259-4663 or 904-591-9873, anytime. 6/30-7/21c The economy has forced me to cut the price on my 3 BR, 2 BA home to $38,000. 352-870-5983. 7/14c 2 BR, 1 BA singlewide, $1800. Call 4778995. 7/14p New doublewide reduced thousands, 3 BR, 2 BA, setup, delivered, A/C, skirt, steps, $39,900. Call Ken 386-754-8844. 7/14c New 32x70 2000 SF, living room, den, side b y side, glasstop range, dishwasher, delivered, setup, steps, A/C, skirt, $59,900. Call Ken 386-754-8844. 7/14c Owner nance, 40% down with land equity or cash on any new or used singlewide or doublewide. Call Randy. 386-754-0198. 7/14c As is, where is 32x80 4 BR, 2 BA, living room, den, needs carpet, paint, 2400 SF has metal roof, vinyl siding, #31,000. Call Randy 386-754-0198. 7/14c B.J. FENCE 653-14427/14-8/4pCANADAY CONSTRUCTION, INC./CANADAY TRUCKINGComplete site and utilities contractor We sell dirt, slag and lime rock Owner: Mitch Canaday904-219-8094 904-275-3140Lic. #CU-C057126 4/28-10/6pKONNIES KLEAR POOLSIn-ground and abovepground pools Installation available 698-E West Macclenny Ave. (Aardvark Shopping Center) Spring/Summer hours Mon., Tues., Thurs., Friday 10:00 am-6:00 pm Closed Wednesday and Sunday259-5222 FILL DIRTCulverts installed Tim Johnson259-25365/11tfcERIC RAULERSON CONSTRUCTION 904-483-8742CRC1327878 1/14tfcPRINTING & FAXINGBlack & White and Color Copies, Custom Business Forms, Business Cards, Signs, Stickers, Invitations for any occasion, Rubber Stamps and so much more!!! The Of ce Mart 110 South Fifth Street259-37375/19tfcPAT IS BACK On-site service. Call912-843-22847/14-8/4p A & D IRRIGATION & PRESSURE WASHING LLC. 259-07836/30-7/21pFULL LINE OF WEDDING INVITATIONS & ACCESSORIESShower and anniversary invitations The Of ce Mart 110 South 5th Street259-37374/28tfcCYPRESS HOME BUILDERS, INC.Custom new home construction of Log home and conventional homes 591-26402/10tfcRICH LAURAMORE CONSTRUCTION, INC.Custom homes 259-4893 or 403-4781 cell RR License No. 282811470 11/19tfc RONNIE SAPP WELL DRILLINGWater treatment 904-259-6934Licensed Florida and Georgia11/19tfcANGEL AQUA, INC.Water softeners Iron lters City or well systems Chlorine Removal Sales Rentals Service Repairs Salt delivery Total water softeners supplies 797 S. 6th Street, Macclenny259-66727/15tfcCYPRESS LAWN SERVICE Specializing in commercial and residential476-04029/9tfcLAND CLEARING A little or a lot259-29002/10tfc PEACOCK PAINTING, INC. Interior Exterior Installing Stucco Stone Residential commercial Fully insured Locally owned 25 years experience259-58772/10tfcC.F. WHITE SEPTIC TANK SERVICESNew systems & repairs Field dirt Top soil Bulldozer & backhoe work Culverts installed275-2474 509-0930 cell12/7tfcJOHN WILLIAMS PLUMBING Drain cleaning Sump pumps Water heaters 904-259-4580CFC056961 4/4-8/4p DEPENDABLE HEATING, AC AND ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR 259-6546Elec. license # EC-0001471 AC license # CA-C057649 2/10tfcROGER RAULERSON WELL DRILLING2 and 4 wells Call Roger or Roger Dale 259-7531 Licensed & Insured Family owned & operated12/31tfcGATEWAY PEST CONTROL, INC. 259-3808All types of pest control Call Eston, Shannon or Bill Ask about our re ant control6/26tfcFULL LINE OF WEDDING INVITATIONS & ACCESSORIESShower and anniversary invitations The Of ce Mart 110 South 5th Street259-3737 Macclenny Realty, Inc. WE HAVE THE HOME FOR YOU REAL ESTATE2 lots in Glen St. Mary has 1980 DW listed as NO VALUE. $45,000 COMMERCIAL GENERALExcellent business location. Four lots to tal 1.20 acres with approx. 320 Hwy. 121 frontage. $239,900 Great location for retail business 1404 SF building currently used as a car lot. No sign on property. Zoned commercial gen eral. $250,000 Corner lot in excellent business location on Hwy. 125 S. in Glen St. Mary. $49,900 Corner lot zoned commercial neighbor hood on Hwy. 121 North. (Adjoining property available if needed) $79,900 Excellent corner for business. .92 acre located on US Hwy. 90 zoned commercial general. $219,900VACANT LAND1 acre lot with trees. High & Dry! In Hunters Ridge. $29,900 REDUCED: High and dry 7.5 acres for you to build your dream home on or put a mobile home. Owner nancing! $37,500 SOLD NOW AVAILABLE1 and 2 BedroomsBaldwin GroveAPARTMENTS904-266-4070T.T.D. 1-800-955-8771 Handicap EquippedRENTAL ASSISTANCE A VAILABLE TO QUALIFIED APPLICANTSThis institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Anderson Quality ROOFING Metal & Shingle Reroofs & Roof Repairs Your hometown contractor! LIC.#RC00670032593300IN GOD WE TRUST.LICENSED & INSUREDLIC.#RB0067070 LLC NETWORK ANALYST/ MAINTENANCE TECHNICIAN This is highly technical work with responsibility for analyzing, maintenance, repair and advancement of the colleges network infrastructure. It requires a good understanding of networking structure, basic and advanced protocols, routers, switches and operating systems and the ability to troubleshoot network problems. Also responsible for helping to maintain the college network backbone and all of its components and provide assistance to users with regard to the network structure. Work closely with the network administrator and the Manager, Network and Security to assure that all required network functions are working as designed at all times. A.S. in computer science including courses in network administration or a related work experience with PC computer systems required. Minimum of three years experience required, combining the following areas: Evaluation, installation, and maintenance of PC systems; technical writing or editing; computer education or training. A minimum of two years of experience in network support required. Salary: Application deadline: 7/29/11 Persons interested should provide College application, vita, and photocopies of transcripts. All foreign transcripts must be submitted with Position details and applications available on web at: Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place Lake City, FL 32025-2007 Phone (386) 754-4314 Fax (386) 754-4814 E-Mail: humanr@fgc.eduFGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education and Employment (Formerly Lake City Community College) MOVE IN SPECIAL!!All 2 BR mobile homes $500.00 All 3 or 4 BR mobile homes $600.00 Contact Jack at 616 9432 or Mark at 318 5206 WE ARE BAKER COUNTYS ROOFING EXPERTSCOMBS BUILDERS, INC. We specialize in problem roofs 259-2563 FREE Estimates


SPORTS NOTICE SUBMISSIONS We welcome your sports submissions for youth league, traveling league or individual athletic achievements. The paper reserves the right to publish submissions. It is requested that all news items be typed or emailed to insure accuracy in print. CONTACT US By phone at 904.259.2400 or by fax at 904.259.6502. You can stop by our o ce located at 104 S. Fifth Street, Mac clenny, FL or mail your submission to PO Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063. We are available online at www.bakercountypress.comT B C PPage14JULY 14, 2011 BOB GERARD | SPORTS It was an early morning for the Baker Bullets swim team July 9 when the went on the road to Ponte Vedra to take on the local Ys Winston Waves. The Waves have been a contender every year for the First Coast Championship so the Bullets had their work cut out for them. The Waves were threetime winners before stumbling The Winston Ys state-of-theart pool had a few surprises for time many of the Bullets used a starting block. Climbing up and looking down on the water some 3 feet below was intimidating for both the young and old members of the team, said Coach Andy Johnston. They also discovered that the meet was going to be timed electronically. Most of our warm up was spent getting the kids acclimated to the new wrinkles, said Johnston. That being said, the ond in points but won a surprising number of races. Surprising to the Waves that is. Baker Countys boys team nearly pulled off a major upset but was edged out 445 to 391 despite the Waves having twice as many competitors. The girls from the Macclenny Y didnt fare quite so well. The times the size of the Bullets and the locals were outscored 839 to 274. the Bullets included Braeden Knight, Ethan Knight, Landen Hickman, Carson Shedd, Chase Reynolds, Mark Ray, Hannah Peterson and Dillon Ray. The boys 10 years old and under freestyle relay was comprised of Landon Prevatt, Josh Ossmann, Dalton Ray and Dillon Ray. Braeden and Ethan Knight won all of their individual events. This weekend the Bullets will host their last home meet of the season with competition starting at 9:00 am at the Y pool. Our Whopper Dropper of the week with the best improved time for the boys is Kyler Wilkerson, who dropped 21.97 seconds in his three races, and Molly Walters dropped 19.75 in her three individual races, noted Coach Johnston. Our Service Department saves you time and money! WE SERVICE MOST ALL MAKES & MODELS! Club Cab, V6, 2WD, Automatic, Low Miles Very Low Miles & Price Get it All! Hunt, Work or Play! 37 MPG, Tired of that High Gas Bill! Several to Choose From. Has All the Toys You Need! starting at Ready to Go! Very Low Miles. 3 To Choose From! From Everything you could want and more! Powered up, is that new? Its better! Save Thousands! Even the Toys Have Toys! Why am I Still Here? Black on Black. Now only *WACon select models. MODEL YEAR WRAP UP MODEL YEAR WRAP UP neighbor to neighbor ITS AS EASY AS 1, 2, 3 1. HOMETOWN HOSPITALITY 2. BEST TRADE-IN VALUES 3. SERVICE AFTER THE SALE C ar Wash Saturday 9:00 1:00at downtown Exxon on Lowder & US 90 $5.00 or donationWe are raising money to travel to Cooperstown, New York for a competition at Dreams Park this August.The North Florida Fury Travel Team is having aHelp us create memories that will last a lifetime. PHOTOS BY JESSICA PREVATTCoach Trevor Nelson sends Tavien Rhoden on his leg of the 100 yard freestyle relay which Landen Hickman just completed. Andrea Clark swims the 50 yard butter y. rThe Little League District 11 tournaments were a disappointment for Baker County as the largest contingent of players in North Florida only managed to capture one district title. The Major League girls softball squad won their district tournament in San Mateo in style, defeating their hosts 13-3 sive tournament for the Baker County girls. They had one close game, defeating San Mateo in the second game of the tournament 8-7, but cruised through their other games. They opened play with a 23-6 win over Hilliard before facing San Mateo. After the nail-biter, they easily handled Yulee in a 20-0 shutout. San Mateo won its ers bracket but were no match for the Baker County team in the The Major League boys team Oakleaf but lost to their hosts 6-5 in a rematch of a contenBaker in 11 innings to send them into the losers bracket. But Baker fought back with determination and hot bats winning 16-2 over San Mateo. Oakleaf had their number, however, and sent them home. It was a similar story for Baker Countys two Juniors squads. The girls came out of the losnals before losing 11-5 to San Mateo in Yulee. The boys lost to San Mateo 7-6 and fought their way through the losers bracket with a 12-6 win over St. Augustine and a 4-2 win over San Mateo in game one. But they couldnt get 5-1 July 2. The Baker County 9and 10-year-old softball team also came through the losers bracket After beating Yulee 10-3 in second game 9-6 to Yulee. Baker County Touchdown Club Youth Sign-upsSaturdays ~ July 2August 69:00 am 1:00 pmAll sign-ups are at Memorial Field behind the BP station on Hwy. 90.Fee $65 football, $55 cheerleaders and proof of insurance a MUST. Child must be present at signFootball and CheerleaderOnline C CLet people know whats going onpost your special event online

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