82nd Year, Vol. 20Winner of 7 state awards for journalism excellence in 2010 75 SEPTEMBER 8, 2011T B C P THURSDAY rrfntbrfbfrfrrMIKE ANDERSONPRESS STAFF A few years after the state appropriated $800,000 to help build a new county administration building, county commissioners were still project despite having recently spent about $23,000 on a set of revised plans. Were at a go or no-go decision point, County Manager C.J. Thompson told commissioners during a board meeting on September A decision is expected later this month or next month after bids have been received from contractors. The architect in charge of designing the structure, Erik Kasper, told the board a few weeks ago that the engineering work would be completed by the end of August and that construction could begin as soon as permits were pulled. Mr. Thompson told commissioners that he advised the architect to hold off on obtaining permits until he had spoken with the board to determine whether they wanted to move forward with the project or not. Commissioners indicated a clear preference for completing the project, which was originally part of a plan to alleviate crowding at the courthouse. The state grant was predicated on a commitment to Im in favor of honoring the previous commitment made by this board and move forward, said Chairman Michael Crews. Commissioner Gordon Crews expressed a similar sense of responsibility to the courthouse. Were obligated to provide space for them, he said. If the county decides to hire a contractor to build the 9,800-square-KELLEY LANNIGANFEATURES firstname.lastname@example.orgOne of the many highlights of the upcoming Baker County Sesquicentennial Celebration September 24 will be an exhibit of paintings by the late Gene Barber, a noted local artist, horticulturist and community historian. Mr. Barber died in 2005, leaving behind a legacy of art and influence that still resonates with many people of the county he called home. An assortment of art from the collections of friends, family and local businesses will be on display at St. James Episcopal Church at 50 W. Minnesota Avenue from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm the day of the celebration. The exhibit will close temporarily during the Sesquicentennial parade at 10:30 am and then reopen afterwards. Mr. Barber taught art at Baker County High School for many years and gave art lessons at his home and studio in downtown Macclenny. He was an active participant in arts groups in Jacksonville as well. His paintings often featured scenes of rural life in Baker County, portraits and the orchids he loved to grow. His most noteworthy creation is a massive three-panel mural, now permanently displayed in the lobby of the courthouse chronicling the countys history from prehistoric times to the present day. When Carol Baker, a longtime student and friend of the artist, moved to Baker County 38 years ago she assumed she would have to commute to Riverside in Jacksonville for art lessons. When she discovered Mr. Barber was teaching in the community, she was delighted. I thought I had died and gone to heaven, she said. Ms. Baker was Mr. Barbers student for years and under his tutelage went on to establish her own mural business and study under several artists in New York City. Gene was my mentor, she said. He was such a personable teacher, always encouraging students to do what excited them artistically. It was he that suggested I do pen and ink renderings of many of the old homesteads around the county, even locating and arranging for me to see them. He even encouraged her, at one point, to take on her own students. When she hesitated, feeling she was competing with him, he brushed off her concerns. Gene was a remarkable teacher and a remarkable person, she said. Lin and Magi Taber of the Glen St. Mary Nurseries Company have one of Gene Barbers paintings in the dining room of their historic home. The painting features a glimpse of a traditional Cracker-style house through a grove of cypress oaks. The artist painted white Cherokee roses growing around a path lined with the oaks and leading to the house. The painting reminds Mr. Taber of the Old Florida of his youth and there are several houses much like the one in the painting still standing on his property today. The painting was for sale at a local festival or some similar event, said Mr. Taber. When I saw it I just had to have it. Another former student, Cathy Mendolera, became enamored with Mr. Barbers art as a teenager and then later of the man himself. He was my hero, fabulously talented and the epitome of all things simply southern, she said. He was generous with his work, too. You could always count on Gene to donate money. Volleyball team opens the 2011 season at 3-1 See page 14Three schools fall short on annual goals to improveSee page 4 See page 2 Volunteer reaches inmates with Christian message See page 7 ONLINE POLL RESULTSAre you excited about the countys 150th celebration on September 24?16.3% Yes 83.7% No PAINTING BY GENE BARBERAt left is the late Gene Barber and above his painting, Moniac Cabin.BAKER COUNTY COMMISSION JOEL ADDINGTONNEWS EDITOR email@example.comA man and woman were arrested for selling drugs at their residence off Bob Kirkland Road after investigators served a warrant there September 2. Undercover buys during the last two weeks from 12908 Bobby Ray Lane were used to build the case against Amanda Kennedy, 21, and Victor Jackson, 25, said the sheriffs chief investigator Chuck Brannan. Ms. Kennedy faces two counts of sale and possession of marijuana while Mr. Jackson was charged with sale and possession of crack cocaine and sale and possession of marijuana. than 20 ounces of marijuana from the scene. The same day a 66-year-old Glen St. Mary woman was arrested on a similar charge, but for sale and possession of a controlled substance. Inv. Brannan said Jane Kemp of 7625 Odis Yarborough Rd. was netted in the recent undercover buys as well. In other recent arrests by investigators: Bryce ville was charged with a single count of grand theft August 29 for allegedly stealing a four-wheeler from Henry and Paula Crews of Cuyler Road. A warrant for grand theft has also been George, GA in the case. Investigators received a description of a vehicle at the scene, which belonged to Mr. Mattesons girlfriend, Inv. Brannan said. The four-wheeler has not been recovered. faces charges here related to the theft of about $6000 worth of stolen jewelry and blank checks. Tabitha and Thomas Clendening, ages 32 and 28 respectively, were staying at the home of Monica Berardo of Sanderson, but allegedly left with the stolen property on June 29. Investigators recently secured warrants for their arrest in Gallatin, TN on grand theft charges. Inv. Brannan said the suspects are resisting extradition and therefore local auturning them here. Amanda Kennedy Victor Jackson Jane KempSee page 2Veers o Woodlawn, strikes treesThe driver of this 1999 Chevrolet was hospitalized after he ran o Woodlawn Rd. the morning of September 2 and struck a tree o the westbound shoulder. Christopher Jordan, 19, was the sole occupant of the vehicle that was traveling east at about 10:00. After it crossed the center line and into the opposite lane, the car ran down a dirt embankment and into a ditch before striking two trees. Lt. Bill Leeper, spokesman for the Florida Highway Patrol, said Mr. Jordan has a history of epilepsy, indicating it may have been a contributing cause. Charges are pending. rfA county deputy escaped uninjured the morning of September 6 when he lost control of his cruiser on CR 229 north of Sanderson while answering what turned out to be a false alarm burglary call. Deputy Jeremiah Combs was southbound in his 2007 Ford about 5:00 am when the vehicle plowed through standing water on the pavement near Willie roadway and struck a tree and rfSee page 2 rf fntrt BAKER COUNTY SESQUICENTENNIAL SEPTEMBER 24
Page 2 T B C P ursday, September 8, 2011foot structure, Clerk of Court Al Fraser said it wont be completed solely with state grant funds, which now total around $700,000. You are not going to build that building for $700,000, Mr. Fraser told commissioners. The board is going to have to come up with some (additional) money. Finally, the board agreed to have the county manager advertise the project and solicit bids from general contractors. Once they know how much the project will cost, then they can decide whether to bite the bullet and the project and return the states money. All right, well start working on it, Mr. Thompson said. If the project is postponed it would be the second time that has occurred in two years. A budget crunch forced the plans to be temporarily halted in 2009 when then-County Manager Joe Cone said there wasnt enough money Instead, county staff was moved into the former sheriffs building, including the building department, grants department, environmental services and planning and zoning. The architect told commissioners in June that the new county building, which is to be ly $95 per square foot, which would put the total cost at about $931,000. In other business, the board: the University of Floridas College of Medicine and Dr. William F. services to Baker County at an annual cost of $23,622, in addition to separate fees for autopsies and related services. However, Chairman Michael Crews noted his reluctance to approve the agreement because it means the county will have to help fund a portion of a 3 percent salary increase from the state to offset a requirement that all eminers, pay 3 percent toward their own retirement. Mr. Crews said it disturbed him that the county had no choice but to pay it, yet the county cannot afford to give its own employees a 3 percent raise to compensate them for the statemandated retirement contribution. inspector for the City of Macclencounty at a rate of $20 an hour, including site plan and construcsystems reviews and other related services. The contract was set for a term of 90 days to give the county time basis. to voting-member status on the He had been serving as an alternate member. Scott Lyons was appointed to fill the alternate seat. fence on the east side of 127. There was heavy rainfall in the area at the time. Maj. Gerald Gonzalez said Deputy Combs was responding south of Sanderson. The occupant reported hearing and seeing someone on her property and had locked herself in a rear room. Upon arriving at the scene of the burglary call, it was determined that a burglary had not occurred, and there was no evidence to indicate a burglary had occurred, said Maj. Gonzalez, the sheriffs department operations chief. Damage to the cruiser was estimated at $7000. Since there were no injuries or other vehicles involved, the sheriffs department is conducting the accident investigation. Deputy Combs is on temporary suspension pending a review of the incident to determine if department policies were violated. Like so many others, she owns some of the artists original works. One, painted in 1965, depicts a moonlit night scene of other is from a series of paintings showing the artist with his beMs. Mendoleras painting as a puppy. It also shows the artist in later years when he used a having grown old and gray. As students wed ask him, How can I be a better painter, Ms. Mendolera recalls. His answer has always stuck with me. Hed say, Just be yourself, only better. Gene Barber paintings grace some of the government buildings in Macclenny, among them the Baker County Commission offices and the Baker County Chamber of Commerce. Two years ago, when a Gene Barber painting titled Looking back in time was donated to a Christmas auction sponsored by the Baker County High School director of the chamber, was the highest bidder. The painting became part of a small collection of Barbers work town Macclenny. It was important to me to acquire the painting because Gene played such a vital role in preserving so much of the history of our county, he said. The painting is also special to portrait. The artist painted himself gazing down a country road, looking back in time at the county he so loved. From page 1 From page 1 From page 1 A Bryceville woman was arrested about midday on September 2 as she attempted to leave Walmart in Macclenny with a cart full of groceries. Cami Johns, 31, was observed by a store employee placing 20 items from groceries to personal care products into a shopping cart, then going over to the garden center section where she then placed them into shopping bags. Ms. Johns was then followed to the in-store Subway where she purchased a sandwich before atDeputy Earl Lords report placed the value of the items at $236. Ms. Johns was booked at county jail for petty theft. Mobley, 39, of Macclenny was arrested at the same store for attempting to steal a $15 pair of sunglasses. A security employee said he observed her take the glasses from a rack, remove the price tag and place them on her head. Walmart security told Deputy Matt Yarborough that Ms. Mobley has been involved in similar thefts in the past. A motorist stopped for speeding on US 90 near Olustee just after noon on September 2 was an habitual offender driving on a license with seven prior suspensions. Deputy Matt Yarborough clocked an eastbound 2003 Saturn driven by Odies Turner, 39, of Jacksonville at 72 mph in a 50 zone about 12:20, and got behind the vehicle before it turned into the parking lot at the Fastway convenience store. before he was questioned by the deputy, who learned via a computer database of the suspensions. He also ticketed Mr. Turner for speeding. In other arrests, Miranda Milne, 27, of Jacksonville was taken to jail for drunk driving after Deputy Daniel Nichols observed her northMacedonia. The officer was responding to a careless driving report the evening of September 2 and pulled the vehicle over near the intersection with steady on her feet, failing several field sobriety tests. Once at county jail, her blood alcohol level measured .276, more duct after he allegedly pounded on the side and door of a residence on aged the yard when he drove off. Deputy Jeremiah Combs was answering a call made by Miranda Williams of Sanderson, who was baby sitting at the residence just before 3:00 am when Mr. Stewart attempted to gain entry. The officer stopped the suspect near the scene. on September 4 naming Aaron Miller, 24, of Jacksonville for having three marijuana cigarettes in a pack when the vehicle he was riding in was stopped in downtown Macclenny. Deputy Nichols said he stopped a 1992 Mustang driven on US 90 by Jacob Fleischman, 21, of Jacksonville because of a faulty tail light. He detected an odor of marijuana wafting from the vehicles interior, and Mr. Miller admitted to having the cigarette pack containing the joints, two of which were partially smoked. Mr. Fleischman was ticketed for the light violation. because of warrants outstanding in Camden County, GA. Deputy Yarborough stopped a 2001 Chevrolet the afternoon of September 4 and learned via routine computer check that Salina King, 34, of Jacksonville was wanted for credit card fraud.r f man during the early morning hours of September 1 and charged him with domestic battery on his wife during an argument that escalated after she told him she was considering moving out. Deputy Chad Montean subdued Thomas Walker, 33, outside his residence on Blue Hole 2:30 after his wife Christina Self, 39, called police. Mr. Walker ran from the residence when he saw police approaching and was apprehended a short time later. noted minor abrasions and cuts on Ms. Selfs hip and head from when she said he pushed her against a porch railing, then slammed a door on her head. The victims 15-year-old daughter was at the residence at the time and backed up her mothers version of events. Mr. Williams insisted his wife struck him on the neck and chest, and that he was unaware she was in the doorway when he closed it. In another domestic battery case, Tommy Lairsey, 52, was arrested for attacking his brother James White, 61, after coming home drunk in the early morning hours of September 4. ney Driggers his brother kicked open a side door to gain entry to south of Macclenny about 2:30. The brother said he refused to allow Mr. Lairsey to enter and earlier had warned him not to come home drunk after earlier incidents. Deputy Driggers noted a laceration on Mr. Whites head and a swollen eye from where he claimed he was beat about the head and neck. He also accused his brother of pushing him through a porch hand rail. r f Check it out...bakercountypress.com
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With the Sesquicentennial coming on in about two weeks, its time for another glance down memory lane at some little known Baker County his tory. I wish I could claim to have dug this up, but at least I can give cred it where credit is due. Most of my information came from Gene Barber with a little extra leg work from me, but not enough to get me out of breath. da once held up the results of a presidential election for over a month? Sure, you say. Everybody knows that. Bush and Gore in the Supreme Court. Well, thats true. You can watch it all take place in the won Recount with Kevin Spacey. But Im talking about the election, and the time when Bak er County played a big part in de ciding who was the president of the United States. Lets set the stage. Its 1876, eleven years after the end of the Civil War. Reconstruction is still occupy most of the South. Republicans have run the gov ernment since Lincoln was elected in 1861. The South is staunch next 100 years, to the degree that at one point they will be called But things are changing. Even Northerners are getting tired of having troops in the South and strength north of the MasonSamuel Tilden of New York and Rutherford B. Hayes of Ohio, are running for president. The elec tion is too close to call. In a repeat of Bush/Gore, the lar vote. But Hayes wins the Elec toral College. It all depends on a few disputed counties in the South. One of those is Baker County. Gov. Mar cellus Stearns shocked to discover that Baker County sent three different sets after the election. One set showed Hayes, the Republican, winning by a landslide. The other showed Tilden winning by a large margin and the third went for Hayes by a small margin. Stearns, a Reconstruction Re cious. Though he would love to declare for the fellow Republican Hayes, Baker County had voted Republican and the chanc es of that happening were slim. Stearns had his people tele graph the county seat in Sand erson, but they could not get through. They kept trying and soon decided that the telegraph lines had been cut. Hmm. Sanderson but they never arrived because the train tracks had been ripped up. Hmm. These were the wild and woo ly days of politics. We complain today about negative campaign campaign in Baker County, it was said that political activists or disappeared into the swamps The Klan was very active and blamed for a lot of what was go publicans and Republicans What it boiled down to was that in Baker County and a cou ple of counties in Louisiana and Mississippi, there was no way to determine which votes were the real votes. It was left up to the election committees in the states. Strangely enough, Republican Governor Stearns didnt leap to ratify for Hayes. He didnt like the mischief that was going on in his state and wanted to get to the bottom of it. But he was also a shrewd politician and had a hid den agenda. Stearns met with Hayes of ratify the contested votes for Hayes if the new president would remove all federal troops from the South and end Reconstruc tion. He agreed and Stearns cer tified the Baker County votes for Hayes, despite the fact that Baker County had never voted Republican and wouldnt for an other hundred years. The special election commission awarded him the hotly contested election and within a month of taking of troops from the South. Heres where the history takes a confusing and controversial turn (as if the rest wasnt). Soon after the election Barber reports that the courthouse at Sander son burned to the ground along with the election records. That in itself is suspicious. Others con tend it never happened and even Barber was a little iffy about it in later years. Its certainly another twist in the already twisty tale. So there you have it. How Bak results of a presidential election. The massive construction site that is Ground Zero has been shrouded from the public view for some time as workers rebuild the World Trade Center. But a fascinating program se ries produced by Stephen Spiel berg called has given viewers an inside look at the work being done to reclaim and renew the site of the great est terrorist disaster the United States has ever known. Two perfect square recessions, each an acre in size and descending 30 feet below the surface of the earth mark the location where the Twin Towers once stood. Referred to as granite-lined cavity has begun to mur mur with the con water, making them the largest manmade waterfalls in the world. The waterfalls are the centerpiece of what will be Me the plaza officially opens on September 12, visitors will see bronze pan els that surround the falls con taining the names of employees, who were present when the Twin Towers came down. They will see names of pas sengers and crew of American passengers and crew on United and the six people who lost their lives when the World Trade Cen Hundreds of swamp white oaks will surround the waterfalls creating a tranquil green space for visitors and the employees who will eventually again inhabit ings still under construction. On a recent evening I stood outside of Ground Zero where even at night, scores of people work amid the whir and clank and grind of massive machinery, determined to bring the World Trade Center back from the grave. Beyond those walls I knew the new oak forest stood and among broken and burned trunk clung to life for two weeks before it was unearthed from under tons of metal and concrete and glass rubble. Nurtured and restored, it is a very special symbol of hope and resurrection. Something else survived the well. A nearly life-sized outdoor bronze sculpture of a business man in the act of double-check ing the contents of his briefcase that sat on a bench across the street from the World Trade Cen ter plaza. Rescued from oblivion, Street, still close to Ground Zero. As a young man, my father trained on Wall Street for three for his career at Merrill Lynch. I knew the companys symbol, a huge bronze bull statue, was somewhere near Ground Zero. I went in search of the famous bull, turned a corner and came instead. I had read about this statue, but I never expected to breath away. father. He worked for Merrill Lynch for more than 40 years. the funds to commission a sculp I stared at the statue, touched it and for a moment felt an eerie connection between the living and the dead. I cant help but think, as he in tently studies the contents of his times manages a glance up to ward Ground Zero, keeping tabs on the construction there and waiting, with the patience only known to a statue, for the busi ness of life, once more, to re sume. Kelley Lannigan ROBERT GERARD Republicans often dominate much of the public political discourse in Baker Coun ty. And as the Grand Ole Party goes about nominating its candidate to face President Obama in the November 2012 election, we asked our Facebook fans on September 2 who they liked best in the GOP primary race. Heres what they had to say ...Leslie Wahlstrom Teeter: None ... I am scared for the future. Patricia Bailey Strohmetz: I know, me too. I would say none of them too :( Aaron Scott: On the way home, my second-grader said, Dad, Ive got just two words: no homework! Ha! He enjoyed it. Cam Hayes: Nyancat. Shannon Coyle: Ron Paul! Scott Shannon Perry: % but truly a kindergartner could do a bet ter job than the childish man running the country today. Jason Randall: Remember in 2004 when the Democrats decided that anyone was better than Bush, and had nothing but terrible candi dates? Well, the GOP have decided this is a good running model for 2012. Clayton Yarbrough: Not excited by anyone in the eld but I will vote for anybody who makes the Republican ticket since I will never vote for Obama for anything. Buck Wright: Willie Nelson. Warren Thomas Pope: Herman Cain. Dennie Dee Ledford: I dont like any of them but I do think this debate will be very entertaining. :) Nina Carr: Only thing I know is who I am not voting for. Right now no one on the Republican side has me excited, but my vote will go to a Re publican. Nick Apromollo: Ron Paul is the answer. Jay Cannaday: Herman Cain! Greg Sheppard: Ron Paul just wondering who would be his running mate. Jay Cannaday: Hopefully some one interested in defending this coun try, which Paul is not. Scott Shannon: My main gripe with Ron Paul is how ipping stupid he is when it comes to his views on drugs... Nobody in their right mind would legalize heroin.The day before we asked our fans, Whats the most exciting, interesting or unusual thing to happen in your neighbor hood recently?Matthew Rhoden: I watched my neighbor get arrested ... again. Julie Brinson Combs: I had to stop for a bunch of turkeys to cross the road Monday morning on the way to work. Christina Ladymasterchief Harris: I saw a remote controlled car ying down the street with a lit roman can dle on it. Alyssa Nicole Fernandez: Interest ing: the sign on the front of our neigh borhood, Rolling Meadows by the fairgrounds, that says Road Closed to Thru Trac is spelled incorrectly. Where it should say Thru, it says Thur. My family always has a laugh.Join The Press at Facebook.com. rrrf PHOTO BY KELLEY LANNIGANDouble Check rfrLast weeks article about the meeting, Rejects exemption for cant Jill Walters said she knew of unauthorized family-owned businesses operating in the area, including a slaughterhouse. Rather, according to Ms. Wal codes for her agricultural zoning district allow for the operation of some 20 businesses, including slaughterhouses.
Page 4 T B C P ursday, September 8, 2011 JOEL ADDINGTONNEWS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgThe districts three highest grade level schools Keller Intermidate, the middle school and high school failed to reach benchmarks set in their statemandated School Improvement Plans for 2010-11. With input from school advisory councils consisting of faculty and parents, each school is required to write an improvement usually based on student FCAT performance, attendance and discipline, to measure improvement year-to-year. Principals from each district school reported their results the evening of September 6 to the school board. Keller Intermediate, which was labeled a D school by the state this year, was only able to achieve one of the 13 goals included in its 2010-11 improvement plan, perhaps the most lofty of which was to become an A school. That can happen when you set your goals so high, Gail Griffis, Kellers principal, told board members that evening. ... Its very disappointing, but were not done. Keller slipped 2 points in the percentage of students meeting high standards in reading, from 76 to 74 percent, and in math, from 69 to 67 percent. The school lost 10 percent in the same benchmark for writing and 4 percent in science. The share of students making learning gains in reading and math also fell by 6 and 10 percent, respectively. Ms. Griffis pledged to continue setting high goals for her students and faculty, and was applauded by board member Patricia Weeks for her tenacity. If theres one thing about Ms. Weeks. BCHS principal Tom Hill left board members with a similar message after telling them the high school failed to meet seven of 11 objectives in its improvement plan, though progress on three of the goals couldnt be determine until next month. Mr. Hill noted that while FCAT scores rose in a number of areas like the percentage of 9th and 10th graders making reading gains or reading at grade level, which each jumped 3 percent the improvements fell short of the benchmarks in the improvement plan. The aim to reach 80 percent of 9th and 10th graders scoring at grade level on the math FCAT, however, was met in 2010-11 when 81 percent of those students did so, compared to 77 percent the previous year. If we set the bar at where we thought wed go, we would not be where want to be ... I believe in setting the goal at where we need to be, he said, adding later that the state continues to raise standards for students, particularly in reading, each year. Your board understands fully the situation your up against, while encouraging Mr. Hill. By 2014, we all know well have to have every student performing at grade level. And I hope we do. The middle school also missed most its goals, partially meeting two of 13 in the schools improvement plan. The school set out to have 30 percent of students score a 4 and 15 percent a 5 on the FCAT math tests 5-point scale, but only the latter goal was reached. The other goal partially met was to increase the number of parent volunteers and the number of volunteer hours. While the number of volunteers surged more than 500 percent, the hours dropped nearly 9 percent. Im going to set my goals high again next year and I may be sitting here telling you the same thing that we havent met our goals, said BCMS principal Sherry Barrett. But were not going to set them lower just so we know well meet them. Westside Elementary, Macclenny Elementary and the PreK/Kindergarten Center were the district schools to meet most of the goals from their 2010-11 improvement plans. The Pre-K/Kindergarten Center hit seven of its eight benchmarks, including those related to reading and writing skills, but missed its goal for attendance. Attendance is still something we need to work on, said the centers principal Bonnie Jones. The school saw a 2 percent increase in the number tardy students. Westide Elementary reached most of its objectives from the school improvement plan in academic areas and pushed its attendance rate from 95 to 97 percent. The number of students serving out-of-school suspensions, however, spiked from one the previous year to eight in 2010-11. Macclenny Elementary met 23 of its 25 benchmarks. In other business this week, the board: erty tax, or millage, rate of 7.833 mills and accompanying budget of $54.2 million. The property tax rate is equal to about $7.83 per $1000 of taxable property value. That means a homesteaded property valued at $150,000 with the $50,000 homestead exemption and a taxable value of $100,000 would pay about $783 in school district levies. tant contracts as follows: Rock Rhoden of Macclenny for BCMS assistant football coach at $1500 through November 9, Freddie Smith of Macclenny for BCHS assistant football coach at $2,575 through June 30, 2012, Lonnie Andrew Norman, Jr. of Macclenny for BCHS assistant boys basketball coach at $1595 through June 30, 2012, Phoebe Nipper of at $525 through June 30, 2012, Jonathan Gaskins of Sanderson for BCHS assistant boys basketball coach at $1390 through June 30, 2012, Justin Burnham of Glen St. Mary for BCHS assistant band director at $1030 through June 30, 2012, Jerrod Rhoden of Macclenny for substitute instruction in BCHSs new Global Logistics course at no charge through June 8, 2012 and Mary Brandenburg of Gainesville for K-5 writing instruction and training at $800 per day (not to exceed two days) through October 28. team, coach and athletic director to St. Marys, GA for a football game September 13, the BCHS drama club to the Petit Jean Performance Festival in Morrilton, Arkansas the last week of October and the BCHS chapter of Future Farmers of America to the 84th National Convention in In-BAKER COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD $ $ WE BUY TIMBER $ $ www.countryfcu.com 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. PUBLIC HEARING Pursuant to an application submitted by Michael and Christina Crews to be granted a Special Exception on property located on County Road 229 South, in Section 36, Township 3S, Range 20, containing approximately 16.47 acres in Baker County, FL. The Baker County Board of County Commissioners, will consider the request at a public hearing scheduled for Monday, September 19, 2011 at 6:00pm in the County Administration Building, 55 North Third St., Macclenny, FL. All interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to the Special Exception request. The purpose of the request is to be granted a Special Exception to the Baker County Land Development Regulations in reference to Section 8.04.09B New Flag Lots. Written comments for or against the Special Exception may be sent to Baker County Planning Department, 360 E Shuey Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063. Faxed comments may be sent to (904)259-5057. Copies of the Special Exception may be inspected by any member of the public in the Planning Department, address stated above. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the Administration Department at (904) 259-5123 at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing. PUBLIC HEARING NOTICEPursuant to an appeal submitted by Duncan and Jill Walters, appealing the Baker County Land Planning Agencies decision to deny a special exception request to allow for the operation of a dog kennel. The request was submitted in accordance to the Baker County Land Development Regulations, Section 3.04.09.02(1) Kennel, Ordinance 2005-42 Section 8.03.01(1) As to Subdivision Regulations. The property is located on King Ruise Road in the West Glen Estates Subdivision east of Cowpen Road, in Baker County Florida. The Baker County Board of County Commissioners will consider the request at a public hearing scheduled for Monday, September 19, 2011 at 6:00p.m.or as soon thereafter as possible, at the Baker County Administration Building, 55 North Third Street, Macclenny, Florida. On the above-mentioned date, all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to the appeal of the determination of the request for a special exception. Written comments for or against the request may be sent to the Baker County Planning and Zoning Department, 360 E. Shuey Avenue, Macclenny FL. 32063. Faxed comments may be sent to (904)259-5057. Copies of the request may be inspected in the Planning and Zoning Department by any member of the public. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodations or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the Administration Department at (904) 259-5123 at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing.dianapolis October 18-22. al School Health Services report school nurses and other healthrelated activities at area schools. Marcheta Crews, the districts health services specialist, said the largest increases included in the report were treatments for allergies and asthma, which accounted for three quarters of all reported health conditions. The report also shows that the district spent nearly $335,000 on health services in 2010-11, which is just under the amount year beginning October 1. News Obituaries Social Notices School News Classified Adswww.bakercountypress.comHave you checked it out lately?
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Page 6 T B C P ursday, September 8, 2011 JOEL ADDINGTONNEWS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgVelveeta ... fudge? Its cheese and chocolate. It doesnt go together to me, but Im going to try it, said Norma Jean Hartline. Its supposed to be amazing ... And its very unhealthy. The desserts recipe calls for cocoa, Velveeta and a heap of butter and sugar, among other ingredients. Its one of more than 100 recipes posted to the Easy Home Cooked Recipes Facebook page created last month by Ms. Hartline of Glen St. Mary and her friend and former co-worker Kristin Simmons of Macclenny. They founded the page as a place where Facebook users could swap quick and easy recipes, tweak and experiment with them and share comments about the results. I wanted other peoples recipes, explained Ms. Hartline two days after publishing the page. I wanted to be able to come home and throw these things together and make a meal. The Mint Magazine production manager and mother of two, and step-mother to two more, all ranging in age from 11 to 22, said their inspiration for convenient cooking came from another site dedicated to sharing crock pot recipes. It all started when Ms. Hartline, 41, was talking on the phone to her best friend and Ms. Simmons mother, Christina Griffith, about a crock pot recipe for lima beans. I got to thinking about it ... and thought, We could put this on Facebook, said Ms. Hartline. Then Ms. Simmons, 23, got on the line and they began to hatch a plan for the Easy Home Cooked Recipes Facebook page. gether at Mint Magazine and carpooling to Jacksonville Monday through Friday. Ms. Simmons recently left the job to pursue a registered nursing degree. She also created a simple logo for the page. I wanted a down-to-earth, amateurish logo, said Ms. Hartline. The page was published on August 30. That next morning I had four likes, she said. It went from four to 150 and just kept going and going. Then I started networking it and going to other peoples pages and saying I liked their recipes and asking them to click to like our page. Within two days, the Easy Home Cooked Recipes page had been liked by more than 1000 Facebook users. When users click the like button on a page, ed to Easy Home Cooked Recipes. More than 1600 users liked the page by September 6. Its huge, Ms. Hartline said late last week after breaking 1000 likes and 67,000 views. Im surprised I have 300 friends on my regular Facebook. And those are just the people I know ... Its just crazy. I would never believe it. Ms. Simmons, who recently married and now attends Florida Gateway College in Lake City while pursuing freelance photography work, was also very enthusiastic about the pages popularity. Its been really cool to see the interaction weve gotten back from it, she said. Its something wed really like to grow ... Were really excited about it. Both women said the Velveeta fudge recipe, shared by Jennie Mae Wroubel of Green Cove Springs, was one of the oddest dishes posted to their page. Many more, however, are variations of more common fare like chili, casseroles, pasta dishes, meatloaf and soups. Facebook users post their favorite recipes to the page and other users can ask questions or leave comments for the original poster. Ms. Hartline and Ms. Simmons manage the page, re-posting recipes to its discussion section to build a directory of recipes. They are also encouraging visidishes along with the recipes. The photo section of the page helps categorize the various foods, too, even if theres no photo to accompany the recipe. Photos on Facebook are arranged in titled albums, and Ms. Hartline has been culling similar recipes into various albums. So far theres albums for alcoholic drinks, side dishes, main dishes, casseroles and sandwiches. After clicking on the desired album, users can hover their cursors over a particular photo (either of the dish itself or the Easy Home Cooked Recipe logo) and the name of the dish will appear. Clicking on the desired dish will give users access to the recipe for that dish. Ms. Hartline envisions busy soccer moms cruising the grocery store and going to Easy Home Cooked Recipes on their smart phones to get ideas for the evenings dinner. She and her partner want to eventually spin-off the Easy Home Cooked Recipe Facebook page into a stand alone website. Its just a fun hobby that we hope something will come of it, said Ms. Simmons. Though neither woman considers herself a chef, they are hardly novices, either. I dabble a little bit, said Ms. Hartline, who grew up on a farm in Baker County and remembers picking vegetables and watching her mother spend most of the day in the kitchen. The problem with a lot of recipes Ive tried before is theyre so hard to do, and having a 40-hour-plus job, its hard, she said. For me, its hard to cook all this stuff and buy all this stuff. Ms. Simmons says shes not much of an experimenter when it comes to cooking, but if you give me a recipe, I can make it all day long and make it as good as its supposed to be. One recipe she recommends, chicken divan, is from a book of recipes that Macclenny Elementary School put together. Ive tried it and my husband is obsessed with it. It calls for cream of chicken soup up with cream of mushroom, she said. Its quick and easy. Its something everybody can make with the stuff in their pantry. The St. Johns River Water Management District (District) gives notice of receipt of the following permit application(s): Standard General and Standard ERP Permit Applications RH Davis Oil Company Inc, PO Box 387, Macclenny, FL 32063, application #40-003-128733-1. The project is located in Baker County, Section: 1, Township: 3 South, Range: 21 East, and includes 11.77 acres. The Environmental Resource Permit application is for construction of a surface water management system to serve a commercial development known as Davis Travel Center. The receiving waterbody is South Prong Saint Marys River. The le(s) containing the permit application(s) are available for inspection Monday through Friday, except for District holidays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Districts Headquarters, 4049 Reid St., Palatka, FL 32177-2529. You may also view les at one of the Districts Service Centers, but you should call Service Center staff in advance to make sure that the les are at a speci c Service Center. Service Center contact information is available online at oridaswater.com/contactus/of ces.html. Additionally, most permit application le documents can be viewed online at oridaswater.com/permitting/index.html. To obtain information on how to nd and view permit application le documents, go to the HELP tab in E-Permitting and click on Support and FAQs and then follow the directions provided under How to nd a Technical Staff Report (TSR) or other application le documents. The decision on Standard General and Standard permit applications will be made at the Districts Service Center where the application is processed, unless the application is upgraded to an Individual permit as explained below. A substantial objection to a Standard General or Standard permit application must be made in writing and led with (received by) the Director of Regulatory Support, P.O. Box 1429, Palatka, FL 32178-1429, or by email at email@example.com, within 14 days of noti cation of the application. Please include either the Permit Application number or the Project Name in the objection. Noti cation of the application is either the fth day after the date on which the written notice is deposited in the U.S. mail (for those persons who receive actual notice by U.S. mail), the day the notice is emailed (for those persons who receive actual notice by email), or the date the notice is published in the newspaper (if actual notice is not provided by U.S. mail or email). A substantial objection means a written statement directed to the District that identi es the objector, concerns hydrologic or environmental impacts of the proposed activity, and relates to applicable rule criteria. A timely substantial objection will cause the Standard General or Standard permit application to be considered an application for an Individual permit. If the District receives a timely substantial objection from you, then you will receive written notice of the Districts intended decision on the permit application. Please note that decisions on Individual permit applications will be made either by the Districts Executive Director or designee (for those applications which are recommended for approval) or by the Districts Governing Board (for those applications which are recommended for denial). For Individual permit applications, you are advised to notify the District within 14 days of noti cation of the application(s) if you have questions, objections, comments, or information regarding the activity proposed in the permit application. If you make a written request to the District for additional information regarding a speci c permit application, you will be provided an opportunity to obtain the available information. Please note that ling a written objection does not entitle you to a Chapter 120, Florida Statutes, administrative hearing. Notice of intended (proposed) District Decision will be provided to persons who have requested individual notice. A request for individual notice of intended (proposed) District Decision on the application must be received by the Districts Director of the Division of Regulatory Support prior to the date the notice of intended (proposed) District Decision is generated. Victor Castro, Division Director, Regulatory Support St. Johns River Water Management District 9/8 NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETINGS OF THE NORTH FLORIDA BROADBAND AUTHORITY OPERATIONS COMMITTEE The North Florida Broadband Authority (NFBA) announces meetings of the NFBA Operations Committee that all interested persons are invited to attend. The NFBA is a legal entity and public body created pursuant to the provisions of Section 163.01, Florida Statutes, and an Interlocal Agreement among Baker, Bradford, Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Jefferson, Lafayette, Levy, Madison, Putnam, Suwannee, Taylor, Union and Wakulla Counties and municipalities of Cedar Key, Cross City, Lake City, Live Oak, Monticello, Perry, White Springs and Worthington Springs, Florida. The NFBAs Operations Committee meeting will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, September 8, 2011; and at 10:00 a.m. on the following Wednesdays, September 28, 2011; October 26, 2011; November 30, 2011; and December 28, 2011 all at the Cabot Lodge Board Room, 3726 SW 40th Boulevard, Gainesville, FL 32608. The NFBAs Operational Committee meeting is to conduct general business. If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the NFBA with respect to any matter considered at the meeting, such person will need a record of the proceedings and may need to ensure that a verbatim record is made, including the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be made. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding or have any questions please contact Faith Doyle, Clerk to the NFBA Board at (877) 552-3482 or (407) 6296900 at least two (2) business days prior to the date of the meeting. 9/8 NOTICE OF SHERIFFS SALE NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Writ of Execution issued in the County Court of Baker County, Florida, on the 18th day of August, 2011, in the cause wherein, COUNTRY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, was plaintiff, and DONALD FARMER, was defendant, being Case No. 2006-108-SC in said Court, I, Joey B. Dobson, as Sheriff of Baker County, Florida have levied upon all the right, title and interest of the party named in the Writ of Execution, Donald Farmer, in and to the following described personal property, to-wit: 2000 Ford Ranger Pickup Truck VIN#: 1FTYR10V8YTB23713 (NOTE: Anyone interested in viewing the vehicle being sold may do so 45 minutes prior to the time of the sale. I shall offer this property for sale, at Higginbothams Towing & Recovery, 7611 W. Mount Vernon St., Glen St. Mary, FL, County of Baker, State of Florida, on September 27th, 2011 at the hour of 11: 00a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible. I will offer for sale all of the defendant, Donald Farmers, right, title and interest in the aforesaid personal property, at public auction and will sell the same, subject to taxes, all prior liens, encumbrances and judgments, if any, to the highest and best bidder for CASH IN HAND. The proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above described execution. (NOTE: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the Baker County Sheriffs Office at (904 259-0245 prior to the date of the sale. JOEY B. DOBSON, Sheriff of Baker County, Florida By: Pamela L. Davis, D.S. 8/25-9/15 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 02-2008-CA-000141 DIVISION: BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC. ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 200516, Plaintiff, vs. TAMMY FISH A/K/A TAMMY L. FISH et al, Defendant(s). _______________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated and entered in Case No. 02-2008-CA-000141 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida wherein BANK OF NEW YORK AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC. ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 200516 is the Plaintiff and TAMMY FISH A/K/A TAMMY L. FISH; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TAMMY FISH A/K/A TAMMY L. FISH; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at THE FRONT DOOR OF THE BAKER COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00 AM, on the 26th day of September, 2011, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 31 A PARCEL OF LAND, LYING IN AND BEING A PART OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 6, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 6 AND RUN THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 56 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY OF SAID SECTION 6, A DISTANCE OF 1520.09 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE PARCEL OF LAND HEREIN DESCRIBED, CONTINUE THENCE NORTH 88 DEGREES 07 MINUTES 56 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY OF SECTION 6, A DISTANCE OF 100.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 01 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 03 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 275,56 FEET TO A POINT ON THE SOUTHERLY LINE OF 50 FOOT RIGHT-OF-WAY FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 24 MINUTES EAST, ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 100,11 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 1 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 03 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 270.79 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. A/K/A 5852 WOODLAWN CEMETARY ROAD, MACCLENNY, FL 32063 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on September 1, 2011. Al Fraser Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Julie Combs Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F08058731 COUNTRY-CONV B/C--Team 2 **See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Ms. Jan Phillips Human Resources Manager Alachua County Family/Civil Courthouse 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410 Gainesville, FL 32601 Phone: 352-337-6237 Fax: 352-374-5238 9/1-9/15 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUITIN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.02-2009-CA-0124 HARVEY SCHONBRUN, Plaintiff, vs. RUTH WORTHINGTON and DAVID WORTHINGTON, wife and husband, Defendants. _______________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure and an Order Resetting Foreclosure Sale entered in the above styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Baker County, Florida, described as: Lot 1 in Block 55 of the Town of Macclenny according to plat of said Town on file in Deed Book D, Page 800 of the Public Records of Baker County, Florida. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the main entrance of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida, at 11:00 a.m., on the 26th day of September, 2011. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 31st day of August, 2011. AL FRASER CLERK OF THE COURT s/ Jamie Crews Deputy Clerk 9/8-9/15Legal Notices The Baker County Sesquicentennial Committee is planning a one-day celebration of Baker Countys 150th anniversary in Macclenny on September 24. It will be an all-day affair beginning at 10:30 am with a parade and ending that evening with a street dance featuring some great Nashville country bands. There will be demonstrators, re-enactors and live entertainment all day in downtown Macclenny. The committee seeks vendors and participants in the parade. For more information, call 259-1861 or go online to www.150yearsofbaker.com. rfnrtbNavy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael P. Pitt, the son of Cynthia L. Pitt of Macclenny and Paul M. Pitt of Nashville, Tenn., is stationed aboard the guided missile frigate USS Samuel B. Roberts that recently arrived in Tanzania to begin its engagement with Africa Partnership Station (APS). Pitt is a 1999 graduate of Baker County High School and joined the Navy in August 1999. The Baker County Chamber of Commerce will hold its annual membership banquet on Tuesday, September 27 at the family life center at First Baptist Church in Macclenny. The program begins at 6:30 pm with hors doeuvres and the guest speaker is Macky Weaver, vice-president of sales and marketing for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Members are requested to RSVP by calling 259-6433 or emailing firstname.lastname@example.org on or before September 16. The Baker County Bassmasters held their annual awards dinner August 16 at Cracker Barrel, awarding the team of Freddy Burnett and Shannon Mobley the title of 2011 Angler of the Year. Its their fourth title in more than a decade with the club. A meeting for new members will take place in mid-November at Extreme Outdoors. Call Mr. Burnett at 371-0209 for more information. Custom PrintingStationery Invoices Business Cards Envelopes InvitationsTHE OFFICE MART WANTEDOld photographs of Baker County buildings, landmarks & residents prior to 1960 for completion of Gene Barbers book on the history of Baker County. PHOTOS WILL BE RETURNED ASAP Also photos of military veterans and families from Baker County Call 259-2400 for more information. Check it out...bakercountypress.com
ursday, September 8, 2011 T B C P Page 7 JOEL ADDINGTONNEWS EDITOR email@example.comGail Kirkland is the mother of six children and grandmother to a dozen more. But the Georgia Bend resident is also known as Mama Gail to more than 40 other young men who are locked up in prison, including an inmate on death row. She sends them Bibles, writes them Happy Birthday letters and mails other regular correspondence, always with an unaddressed envelope and stamp so they can respond easily. Its all about the Lord, she said of her ministry-by-mail activities. Its getting the Word into their hands and then getting them teaching materials. The Bibles are provided by Taylor Church with help from other congregates like Wendell and Janice Combs and Kim Strickland. They also attend a weekly service at Lake City Correctional Facility where Ms. Kirkland leads a Christian-based prison outreach program. She was honored recently for her volunteer work with inmates at the facility, where shes spent 11 years befriending, counseling and educating prisoners. The long-time homemaker was among seven volunteers selected for the Pete Speckman Volunteer of the Year award from the Corrections Corporation of America, which runs more than 60 prisons across the country including the one in Lake City. Ms. Kirkland was nominated for the award by the prisons chaplain and Macclenny resident Tim Cheshire. The inmates she works with said they appreciate her frankness and passion for Christ. She never lies or mistreats us and opens our eyes to the spiritual battle around us, said Christopher Taylor, an inmate at Lake City Correctional. Another offender at the facility, Lamont Downs, said, She teaches straight from the Bible and is not opinion driven. Thats young Christian needs. The other award recipients, hailing from Arizona, Kentucky, Kansas, California, Georgia and Florida, joined Ms. Kirkland in Nashville, TN on August 17 for a recognition ceremony and brunch with the companys brass and the awards namesake, Pete Speckman, plus a tour of the companys headquarters. [Mr. Speckman] is a little itty-bitty English fellow, but hes really dynamic, said Ms. Kirkland when interviewed by The Press last week about her experience as a mentor to young male offenders. The award was established in 2009 to honor those in the companys prison outreach programs. Mr. Speckman is the director of prison outreach for School of Christ International. Ms. Kirkland began her ministry at Taylor Church in 1997. She founded Addictive Behavior Broken from Above, or ABBA, after her youngest son became addicted to drugs. She said he was using for two years before she and her husband Kenneth discovered the problem. Needless to say we got a crash course in substance abuse, said Ms. Kirkland, a Tennessee native before living in Carollton, GA and across the Georgia line after her marriage in 1983. Today the son is off drugs, has two tours in the Air Force under his belt and resides in Atlanta. But the ABBA ministry continued, serving as an alternative to the idea that addicts will always be addicts. As Christians, we dont believe that, she said. A second support group started in 1999 in Glen St. Mary and received a visit from the Lake City Correctional chaplain, Mr. Cheshire. He later invited the ministry to hold weekly services at the prison in 2001. It was identical to the ministry on the outside ... The focus was that youre where youre at, in prison, because of the choices youve made, she said. Four years later, a faith-based program consisting of two classes was added to the weekly service. One is a character-building class called Principles of Living, and the other known as School of Christ, consists of learning to be a Christian directly from the Bible. I make it very real while keeping the focus on the Lord, said Ms. Kirkland. I try to make it as relevant to where they are and what theyre doing as I can, so they know its real. When asked if shes ever been scared or frightened while working with inmates, Ms. Kirkland said, without hesitation, Never. Thats partly because she believes shes been called by God to prison outreach and partly because she counsels young men, who often see her as a mother or Lake City Correctional houses men ages 18-25. If you treat them with respect, they will treat you with respect, she said. Im very straight with them when I teach. Her experience with one prisoner, a young black man named Terrence, was particularly rewarding. She called him a poster boy for faith-based prison outreach programs. Terrence was serving time for a violent crime, but became a good mentor to fellow inmates and really a person of faith, she said. Other inmates often would ask her to pray for them before a court hearing and ask God to bring them a favorable result. Terrence, on the other hand, never made such a request. When I asked him why, he said I dont want to leave one minute before God thinks Im ready, because Im not going to come back, she recalled. Today Terrence is a business owner and family man in Quincy, FL. He is the epitome of you can do it, if you do it. But you have to want to do it, Ms. Kirkland said. Even after 11 years volunteering at Lake City Correctional, she said its still a special moment when the inmates get her message and grab a hold of it and start encouraging the other guys. Theyll start to approach her after services, asking to talk or if they can pray together. She receives letters from inmates elsewhere, too, saying they appreciate her correspondence because she makes them feel like family. That just warms your heart, Ms. Kirkland said. 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 www.countryfcu.com | 259-6702 COUNTRY FEDERALCREDIT UNION COUNTRY FEDERALCREDIT UNION Over 70 Years Combined Banking Experience BBatSAME DAY, LOCALLY MADE LOAN DECISIONS IRA Traditional and Roth YES!WE CASH PAYROLL CHECKS!Your Premium Business AccountsSmall Business Accounts Share Draft SUNCOAST RV NEW 2011 TRAVEL TRAILERS $10,995 OR $115/MONTHONLY WINNEBAGO & ITASCA DEALER IN TOWN 10360 BEACH BLVD904-642-1600 Serving Baker County for over 33 yearsspecializing in...Real Estate Family Law Personal Injury Hugh D. Fish, Jr. J.D.259-6606The 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. NOW ACCEPTING NEW OB PATIENTS AT THE BAKER COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT Medicaid, Medicare and other Private Insurances Partnering with: Working Toward WellnessBaker County Health Department480 W. Lowder St., Macclenny, FL 32063 rfnnrtbn Gail Kirkland receives the Pete Speckman Volunteer of the Year award from Mr. Speckman on August 17 in Nashville, TN.nfrThe Baker County High School class of 1981 reunion is planned for the evening of September 24 at the Steele House on the Glen St. Mary Nurseries property. It begins at 6:00 pm and lasts until 11:00 pm and the cost is $15 a person. For more info email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com ntrThe public is invited to attend the opening of the first phase of a memorial park in honor of Rashard Belford, who died after being run over by a vehicle during a fracas in his west Macclenny neighborhood last April. It will be September 16 at 4:30 pm at the corner of Minnesota Ave. and MLK Drive. For more information, please call Tommy Rollins at 312-8336 or Marissa Rollins at 316-9680.nnnThe organization that supports school bands will hold its third annual yard sale on Saturday, September 10 at Celebration Park in Glen St. Mary. Donations of saleable items are sought and can be dropped off that morning at 8:00 when the sale begins. It lasts until 2:00 that afternoon. For more information, call the Baker County Friends of Instrumental Arts at 275-3051.fntnThe Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is in need of volunteer hunter safety instructors in Baker County to teach hunter safety. All instructors are volunteers. If you are interested call (386) 758-0525.trnrThe Baker County career and adult education center is offering acrylic painting art activities for citizens 55 years and older who meet additional eligibility criteria. Classes are held at 523 W. Minnesota Ave. in Macclenny on Mondays, 1:00-4:00 pm, beginning September 12. Art supplies are included. Pre-registration is required as seating is limited. For more information call (904)2590403. Check it out...bakercountypress.com Check it out...bakercountypress.com
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 PPage8SEPTEMBER 8, 2011 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! www.christianfellowshiptemple.com 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 Calvary Baptist ChurchPastor Donnie E. Williams, Sr. Sunday School 10:00 am Preaching Service 11:00 am Sunday Night Service 6:00 pm Wednesday Service 7:00 pm523 North Boulevard W.a few blocks north of Hwy. 90 in Macclenny 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 allMACCLENNY 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 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 www.giddensreedfh.com Gid Giddens 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 Christmashttp://www.fbcofsanderson.org rffnArlie Windol Combs Jr., 49, of Macclenny died Sunday, September 4 at the VA Medical Center in Lake City following an extended illness. Mr. Combs was born in Jacksonville and lived most of his life in Duval County before moving back to Macclenny three years ago. He was a self-employed plumber and carpenter for most of his life and a member of Wesconnett United Methodist Church of Jacksonville. Survivors include daughter C. Brandice (Steven) Etheridge of Statesboro, AR; father Arlie Windol Combs Sr of Macclenny; mother Nancy Anderson of Maxville; grandmother Evelyn Combs of Macclenny; brother Darren (Debbie) Combs of Jacksonville; step-sisters Debra McCall of Jacksonville and Lisa Anderson of Jacksonville Beach; grandchild Jonathan Etheridge. A graveside funeral service will be held Friday, September 9 at 1:00 pm at the Jacksonville National Cemetery. Visitation will be from 6:00 to 8:00 pm Thursday, September 8 at Guerry Funeral Home in Macclenny.tbbbb It has been a year and youre always on my mind and in my heart. God saw he was getting tired, and a cure was not to be. So He put his arms around him and whispered,Come to Me. With tearful eyes we watched him suffer and fade away. Although we couldnt bear to lose him, we could not bid him stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hard-working hands laid to rest. God broke our hearts to prove to us, He only takes the best. LOVE, SHARON, CHARLES AND FAMILY rfbbbb He only takes the Best God saw he was getting tired and a cure was not to be. Therefore He puts his arms around him and whispered Come to me. watched him suffer and fade away. Although we loved him deeply, we would not make him stay. A golden heart stopped beating, hard-working hands put to rest. God broke our hearts to prove He only takes the best. Earths loss, Heavens GainBABY I MISS YOU, WANDADADDY AND PAPA, WE DO TOO, STEPHANIE, TINA, LAWANDA, JONATHAN, ERICA, AND ABBYn rffnBetty Lou Melvin, 84, of Macclenny died August 31, 2011. She was born in Miami to the late John Raymond Mick Sr. and Gertie Daughtry on June 5, 1927. She was a resident of Baker County since 1996 after moving from Hendersonville, NC. Mrs. Melvin was a legal clerk for 20 years at the Miami Dade County courthouse. She enjoyed quilt making, sewing, the book club in Hendersonville, NC and raising orchids. She was predeceased in death by husband James F. Melvin Sr. and brother John Raymond Mick Jr. Survivors include children James F. (Amanda) Melvin Jr. of Macclenny and Sharon Ann Melvin of Massachusetts; brother Terry Mick of Lake City; sister Gerie Null of Broward County; four grandchildren and one great-grandson. A graveside service was held September 6 at Shepherd Memorial Park in Hendersonville. V. Todd Ferriera Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements. rr rfPearl Painter, 99, of of Jacksonville died August 26, 2011 surrounded by family. She was born in Painter, AL on October 9, 1911 and touched many lives by her sweet spirit, smile and contagious personality. Mrs. Painter was a member of First Coast Christian Center and was preceded in death by her husband of 66 years, Arthur Painter; son Charles Painter; grandchild Stanley Nickhah. Survivors include children Jackie Painter, Joan Painter (Larry) King, Pat Painter (Ron) Lowder, Paul (Kim) Painter of Jacksonville, Bonita Painter (John) Higgs of Glen St. Mary, Anthony (Edwina)Painter of Keystone Heights; sister Lois Evans of Albertville, AL; 17 grandchildren, 24 great-grandchildren, three great-great grand children; and numerous nieces and nephews. The funeral service was held August 31 at Hardage-Giddens Funeral Home in Jacksonville. Internment followed at Evergreen Cemetery.rrThe family of Ralph (Pete) Peterson thanks everyone for the ers. Thanks to Christie, Vanessa, Jennifer, Will and Andy he loved you all. Thanks also to the nurses at Macclenny Nursing and Rehab, and special thanks to was perfect. I personally want to thank the Lunch BunchWife Cathryn Peterson Son Jerry Peterson Daughter in-law Debra Peterson Grandsons Joshua, Dustin, and Jordan rnt bbbbtbt Remember me in the spring bloom, when the robin sings his song of love and the roses are fresh with morning dew. Remember me in the summer time when the trees are strong and green, when God has touched the earth with colors that one can only dream. Remember me in the wintouches the ground, with sparkling crystals from Heaven that no artists brush has ever found. Remember me in the fall of the year when God told the rest and the bulbs not to bloom and the willow not to weep. Remember me with laughter something we did that you recall. Yes, remember me with laughter, not tears..Or dont remember me at all. -Written by Marie BushEVERY DAY WE MISS YOU MORELOVE, #1 AND #2, SHEILAH, DEBORAH, AND ALL THE FAMILY btbbtbb Its been two years today, but it seems like yesterday you slipped right out of our lives. But you left us with memories of you. Love you always. We miss you dearly!LOVE, DAD, MAMA, DARRIAN, KEVIN, AL-VIN AND BRADLEYrr nrSarah Elizabeth Torode, 88, of Kingsley Lake died Monday, September 5, 2011 at Windsor Manor Nursing Home in Starke. She was born on August 11, 1923 to the late Charles William and Minie (Mitchell) Poythress, and was a homemaker. Mrs. Torode was a longtime resident of the area and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Starke where she was a member of the Womens Circle and taught Sunday School for many years. Mrs. Torode was also a past member of the Jr. Womans Club and the Womans Club of Starke. She was preceded in death by her husband Mr. John A. Torode in 2001. Survivors include children Sally Torode of Jacksonville, John Torode (Tracy) and Richard Torode of Starke, and Carl Torode (Christie) of Kingsley Lake; sister Luta Kilgo of Macclenny; grandchildren Megan, Mary, Shelley, Amanda, Shauna, and great-grandson Ryker Sean Welch. The funeral service will be held Thursday, September 8 at 2:00 pm at her church with Burial will follow at the Kingsley ers, contributions may be made to the Methodist Childrens Home or the Methodist Youth Dept., P.O. Box 157, Starke, FL 32091. Jones-Gallaher Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Vineyard of Love Ministries in Olustee at US 90 and Lulu Rd will host a revival September 1216 at 7:30 nightly. Guest speakers include Clifton Barton Jr. on day; Josh Daniels on Wednesday; Joe Ruise on Friday. On September 18 at 11:00 am there will be a special service followed by dinner on the grounds. Arlie Combs
ursday, September 8, 2011 T B C P Page 9 KELLEY LANNIGANFEATURES firstname.lastname@example.orgJohn and Doneita Grimm, directors of the housing ministry at Raiford Road Church, are delighted in the fact that the program, which observes its first anniversary on September 23, has already exceeded her expectations. The housing ministry has been able to rise to needs we didnt anticipate in the begining, said Ms. Grimm. Raiford Roads temporary housing facilities are located on church property on SR 121 South of Macclenny and Ms. Grimm, a National Association of Nouthetic Counseling lives on site with her husband. The counseling views psychological problems as spiritual problems, which it teaches can be solved by devotion to Christ. The housing ministrys main purpose is to shelter and help displaced people, especially single women, to master and apply Biblical principles to their lives and move forward toward begram helps married couples and families as well. During the their stay, which can be up to three months, the church assists and supports them as they work toward becomsecuring their own housing. But others, not specifically the target of the ministrys initial mission, have been getting help as well. In the last year, the ministry has provided shelter for an extremely disadvantaged elderly couple living without electricity and healthcare, and a funeral service when one of them died. They were able to assist a homeless, unmarried couple in obtaining a marriage license, then perform their wedding ceremony. The couple then participated in the housing ministrys program while they got on their feet and worked toward securing jobs and housing. The ministry was even able to provide a few nights housing for some of the visiting members of the Life Action Revival team until their host families were available. Future Now, a high school ministry that visited Macclenny, also found shelter through the housing ministry when their local accommodations came up short. For people participating in the housing ministrys program, there have been triumphs such as the single mother who earned her GED while a resident, as well as a few less fortunate outcomes. without its challenges, said Ms. Grimm. Sometimes people need the help but arent willing to follow the guidelines once they get here so they move on, which is regretful. But no one would choose to work in the church if it was always easy and were learning as we go. Id say the experience has matured us. The success of the program for those who embrace it is that it empowers people to re-enter life much better equipped to be selfSome only need a couple of weeks to become independent. Others need the full three months. According to Ms. Grimm, most people dont stay the full period, but so far seven women have worked through the entire program. the full spiritual counseling program and actually graduate from it, she said. One women left here and immediately entered a similar program in St. Augustine that lasts a full year. She became determined to change her life completely with the church and Gods help. We are so pleased to have been a part of that. Ms. Grimm is also excited about the future prospects of the housing ministry. Id like to see our counseling services expand and grow even bigger to serve the community, she said. And by the new year, a third housing facility for families should be complete. For Ms. Grimm, a touching outcome of the program is the number of women helped by the housing ministry who have gotten back on their feet and by their own choice began attending Sunday service at Raiford Road, some even bringing relatives. They were able, through the Christian principles taught through the housing ministry, to restore those damaged relationships, she said. By far the biggest reward for the counselor is seeing people benefit from the program and leave fully equipped to move forward in life. For more information about the Raiford Road Housing Ministry call Doneita Grimm at 3056874. 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 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 THE DRUG KING WITH AN EMPIREEvangelist Bill SayeSeptember 11-14Sunday 10:45 am & 6:00 pm Mon. Wed. at 6:30 pmFirst Baptist Church of Macclenny372 S. 6thHear this dynamic man of God share his life story and how God set him free from organized crime, drugs, prostitution, murder, prison and betrayal. A story of forgiveness you will never forget. REVIVAL FREE PIZZA FOR YOUTHTeenagers Bring a Friend Night Mon., Sept. 12 Pizza Supper @ 5:30 pm Revival @ 6:30 pm FREE FAMILY DINNER Wed., Sept. 14Hamburger & Hot Dog Meal Dinner served 5:00 6:15 pm Revival @ 6:30 pm I have learned the most incredible thing! I have to share it with you. There is a God who loves us. He created this whole world for us. He gives us families, husbands, wives, children all to make us happy. Homes, jobs, cars, all just for us. What do we have to do? Just believe! Believe He is who He says He is, believe He will do what He says He will, and love His son. He sent His son to die for us. Thats what Jesus did. He opened a way for us to have a relationship with God, His Father and ours. The Bible is instructions. He gave it to us so He could give us his instructions to live this life He has given us, so we dont hurt ourselves. B-IB-L-E, Basic Instructions Before Leaving Earth. The Bible is His way of talking to us; prayer is our way of talking to Him. He wants a relationship with you just like anyone else who loves you. You see God created this world just to have a relationship with us, all the way through eternity. This life we are now living is a dress rehearsal for eternity. He is seeing who will follow His rules, which will do it His way. He doesnt want robots or yes-men and women. Thats why we have brains and hearts. He wants people who love Him for Him. If you dont accept him now and His ways in this life you dont get a second chance in the next life. Hell is real. Think about it. There is a war going on between good and evil. If good has an afterlife, I would say evil does too. Two kings only one has won, God! Satan is just deceiving you if you think otherwise. Even he knows he has lost. Think about this, what is written here. You have too much proof not to believe. You dont lose anything, you gain so much more. Its not for the here and now its for eternity. Forever and ever. Its not even about what we think its about what we believe. Do you believe in Eternity, or do you believe this is all there is? God is real, Jesus is real, and the Holy Bible is true. Jesus is The Way, The Truth and The Life, forever and always. REVIVALREVIVAL CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCHwith Evangelist Dave JonesSeptember 11-14Sunday service 11:00 am & 6:00 pmDinner on the ground following the morning serviceMonday Wednesday 7:00 pmNursery provided Pastor Donnie E. Williams523 NORTH BOULEVARD ~ MACCLENNY CHURCH with Evangelist Dave Jones Dinner on the ground following the morning service 523 NORTH BOULEVARD ~ MACCLENNY 1861 Baker County Sesquicentennial 2011 Student History Art & Essay ContestSponsored by Entry deadline: Sept. 8 ART CONTESTBaker County 1st-5th Graders Theme: The Battle of OlusteeDrop off entries at SETEL 1165 S. 6th St., Macclenny ESSAY CONTESTBC 6th-8th & 9th-12th Graders Theme: Why history is importantDrop off entries at Gibson McDonald, 1468 S. 6th St., Macclenny Grand prize for each contest: $100Art contest 2nd: $25 Pizza Hut Gift card Essay contest (2) 2nd: $25 Barnes & Noble gift card Visit www.150yearsofbaker.com for full details. The governing board of the New River Public Library Cooperative will hold its budget meeting September 8, 5:00 pm at New River Solid Waste facility on SR 121 north of Raiford. The board will hold its regular meeting immediately following the budget meeting.The Baker Soil and Water Conservation District board will meet on Tuesday, September 20 at the Baker County Extension Service from noon until 1:00. The public is invited. We have more!More for sales, automobiles, help wanteds, rentals, FSBO and yard sales www.bakercountypress.com
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 PPage10SEPTEMBER 8, 2011 BOB GERARD | SPORTS The Florida Times-Union recently called the Baker High Wildcats 2011 football schedule the toughest in the area and with good reason. The Wildcats handled the #5 team in Georgia, the Westminster Wildcats, handily on Saturday with a 34-6 drubbing in Carrollton, Georgia. It is out of the frying pan into as they host the Trinity Conquerors. The defending state champions come to town after stewing all year long about last years 34The Conquerors lost only two games on their way to the state title. One was BCHS and the other the powerful Madison Cowboys. But the loss to the Cowboys was in Madison, not on their own turf. They would like nothing better than to hand the Wildcats the same defeat they suffered. The Conquerors are tough, but without two of their catalysts from last years state title run. Andre Buie, who put the game on his back last year and almost brought the Conquerors back, is at West Virginia where he was immediately bumped to back. Ahmed Christian, who also gave the Cats some worries, is a defensive back for South Carolina. But when youre talking about Trinity Christian it is more of a reloading rather than a rebuilding situation. The Conquerors started the season with a cakewalk over Barrington Christian. Quarterback Oshay Carter led Trinity to a 54-0 halftime lead. The defense took the ball away it looked as if it could get even worse for the visitors, who were worn out mentally and physically. They threw in the towel at halftime and forfeited the remainder of the game. Trinity lost 16 starters to cult to replace the likes of Buie and Christian. But Coach Verlon Dorminey is smart, experienced and crafty, and knows how to get the best out of his players. Carter had three pass completions against Barrington and each ended with a touchdown. He is not a natural passer, but more of runner who can throw, and he hit Isiah Ford twice for scores in the 13-12 win over Raines in the fall jamboree. With the runners he has at his back he doesnt have to rely on throwing the ball. runner Marvel Taylor, who had one score on Friday. Senior cat receiver Kendrick Singleton at Southern Miss next fall, is a strong, quick running back who can bounce to the outside or run off tackle. Junior Nick Washington is a Division 1 prospect who is very dangerous at running back and steady at safety. He will probably have the dubious honor of trying to guard Singleton. The question mark for the Conquerors is in front of Carter. Dorminey is replacing all of his starting offensive line, and that is a big task for any team. They will have to stand up to relentless pressure from the Wildcat front that harassed Westminster quarterback Danny Catan all afternoon on Saturday. Carter might be quicker than Catan but also is more one-dimensional. Defensively, a lot of the players go both ways. Briyan Eady heads up a good linebacking corps and 62 255 lb Selwin Carroll anchors the line. The plus factor for the Wildcats is that Trinity has played two times this season and has yet to play a full game. The varsity played a half against Raines and another against Barrington, so fatigue might be a factor by the fourth quarter, particularly if it is a hot, muggy night. It should be a heck of a game. Kickoff is at 7:30 pm at Memorial Stadium, and the halftime program includes a tribute to highscoring FCAT students and their teachers. ATTORNEYDavid P. Dearingformer Baker County Prosecutor SERIOUS INJURIE S C A U S E D BY NEGLIGENCE OF A NOTHER A N D C RIMIN A L DEFENS EJ 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 SCHOOL ACTIVITIESSeptember 8 BCHS: JV Football at Columbia, 5:00 pm; ROTC sponsored10th Anniversary Observance of 9-11, Auditorium, 6:007:30 pm BCMS: Cheerleaders competition, 3:00 pm; Volleyball at Lake City, 5:00 pm KIS: FAIR Testing, 12:00 pm; Yankee Candle Sales September 9 BCHS: Pep Rally, 1:00 pm; Football vs. Trinity, 7:30 pm; Volleyball Silent Auction at Football Game, 7:30 pm KIS: FAIR Testing, 12:00 pm, Yankee Candle Sales September 12 KIS: FAIR Testing, 9:00 am: Yankee Candle Sales MES: GATES Testing September 13 BCHS: Volleyball vs. Terry Parker, 5:30 pm BCMS: Football at St. Marys, 5:00 pm KIS: FAIR Testing, 12:00 pm MES: GATES Testing; Boy Scouts Meeting, Cafeteria, 7:00 pm September 14 KIS: FAIR Testing, 12:00 pm, Yankee Candle Sales MES: GATES Testing School Lunch MENUSeptember 12 September 16Offered everyday:Cold lunch plate of chef salad with wheat roll or crackers and dessert (when offered) 1% low fat white milk, % low fat flavored milk, orange juice. Monday, September 12Breakfast: Turkey sausage pancake wrap, orange or pineapple juice, milk Lunch: Chili with beans and roll or turkey hap and cheese sandwich, choice of 2 sides: baked potato rounds, raw vegetables, fruit mix, milk choiceTuesday, September 13Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, peach slices, milk Lunch: BBQ chicken with steamed rice and gravy or beef nuggets, choice of 2 sides: steamed cabbage, tossed salad with dressing, chilled fruit mix, with a slice of golden corn bread, milk choiceWednesday, September 14Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, pineapple juice, milk Lunch: Taco salad with a homemade whole grain roll or grilled ham and cheese sandwich, choice of 2 sides: steamed corn, lettuce and tomato blend, seasonal fresh fruit, milk choiceThursday, September 15Breakfast: Enriched cereal with a slice of toast, orange juice, milk Lunch: Sloppy Joe on a bun or baked chicken nuggets with a homemade whole grain roll, choice of 2 sides: steamed green beans, whipped potatoes with gravy, chilled pears, milk choiceFriday, September 16Breakfast: Toasted cheese sandwich, apple juice, milk Lunch: Beef and bean burrito or beef vegetable soup with a grilled cheese sandwich, choice of 2 sides: baby limas, raw vegetables with dressing, seasonal fresh fruit, milk choice Frederick Douglass Family Reunion Sunday, September 18 Lake Butler Community Center155 NW Third St., Lake Butler, FL 32054Hours: 11:30 am to 3:00 pm, Luncheon at 12:30 pmIn Lake Butler, off State Road 100 turn north on Lake Avenue at the courthouse. The Community Center is at the lake. We encourage you to come and ask you to bring a covered dish to share. rffnrr In honor of all first responders and first responder volunteers who work or live in Baker CountyNew Life Church invites you and your families to join us for a special service in your honor.9.11.1110:45 am atNew Life ChurchHwy. 121 N., Macclenny Baker County FairStar SearchAmateur Talent ContestOct. 4-6 | Tues. @7:30 pm, Wed. & Thurs. @8 pmBaker County FairgroundsChildrens Category (ages 5-11)Tues., Oct. 4 Juniors Category (ages 12-17)Wed., Oct. 5 Adults Category (ages 18 & up)Thurs., Oct. 6 Top winners of each category will compete Saturday, Oct. 8 at 8:00 pm for theALL AROUND 2011 BAKER COUNTY FAIRSTAR SEARCH WINNER1stnd Place $100 Trophies to the winners of each categoryOut of town judgesContestants will be judged on talent, originality & presentation.Name:__________________________________ Address:________________________________ Phone: __________________________________ Talent: __________________________________ No. of participants_________________________th rfnrt rnnb r nrr trff ft tn The Baker County High School construction and carpentry students build pump houses, tool sheds, storage buildings, picnic tables, dog houses, bookshelves and much more all at very reasonable prices. Please contact Terry Clardy at BCHS, 259-6286, ext. 10322 or via cell 904-673-6395.Dinkins BurrisrfDanese Collins-Burris of Bryceville and David Dinkins of Glen St. Mary are pleased to announce they will be married on September 10, 2011 at the Macclenny Church of God. The bride is the daughter of Rev. and Mrs. Larry G. Collins of Crestview, FL and the groom is the son of Nathaniel Dinkins and the late Jean Dinkins of Glen. Following a honeymoon in Charleston, SC, the couple will reside in Macclenny. Richardson HunterrfnGordon and Cathy Richardson of Sanderson are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter Sara to Brian Hunter. Brian is the son of Elizabeth and Perry Gray of Glen St. Mary and Rick and Debbie Hunter of Sanderson. The wedding will take place at the Christian Fellowship Temple on September 17 at 4:00 pm with a reception following. All friends and family are invited. The couple will reside in Macclenny. The Williams, Battens and Crews family reunion will be held on September 10 at 12:00. It will be in the fellowship hall of First Baptist of St. George. Call Teresa any questions.Come join the family of Rosa Lee Williams as it celebrates her 78th birthday on September 10 at 3:00 pm at the Agriculture Center. Everyone is invited to help us make memories. Rosa Lee Williamsrfntbbrfnftb Check it out...bakercountypress.com
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 PPage11SEPTEMBER 8, 2011 BOB GERARD | SPORTS Six hours on a bus and 100+ degree heat radiating off Field Turf at Carrollton Stadium was worth it, says Wildcat head coach Ryan Sulkowski after his teams 34-6 win over Atlanta Westminster in the Florida/Georgia Classic Saturday. It was more about teambuilding than it was about the game, said Sulkowski. They got to think nothing but football for the better part of two or three than you can imagine. Of course the game didnt go too badly either as the Cats dominated their opponents. I was pleased with the effort and overall preparation. It gave us a chance to clean up some of the mistakes we had against Baldwin [the previous week], said Sulkowski. One of the obvious improvements was in the penalty situation. The Wildcats had 35 yards in penalties while their opponents had well over 100 yards. Sulkowski credits much of the teams improvement to what he calls the core group of veteran players. They know how we want things done around here, said Sulkowski. Its a different feel from last year. The Cats move from playing the #5 ranked team in Georgia to the #4 ranked team in Florida and defending state champs in Trinity Christian on Friday at 7:30 pm at Memorial Field. They know it will be a big game against a team that hasnt lost a game in a year. Sulkowski is trying to hold down the hype while at the same time promoting preparation. the night before the Westminster game. You have to keep ahead of it. Its like a chess game, he said. The Conquerors lost 16 starters from last years team, but Sulkowski knows they are still dangerous with speed and tradition. Theyre still Trinity, he said. Trinity is still an unknown commodity because the coach hasnt seen them play a full game. They played a half in the jamboree against Raines and a half against Barrington Christian, which forfeited after going down 54-0. But Sulkowski isnt sure if that will affect their conditioning. It all depends how hard they worked over the summer and in fall practices, he said. One of the variables going into Friday that concerns Sulkowski is the mental aspect of the game. Its easy to buy into the hype, but we tell them if you get too far up and get hit a few times its a long way to fall. So we try to manage the hype. He thinks his team has its really enjoyed their demeanor going into the games their approach. They get it and know that they have to work hard if theyre going to make it all the way to Orlando and the state championships, said the coach. But thats a long way to go for a team with the toughest schedule in the area. It all starts this BOB GERARD | SPORTS Carrollton, Georgia is a long way to go for a football game. It was six hours by charter bus, but Coach Ryan Sulkowski was convinced the excursion would help players bond as a team and test themselves against Georgias #5 ranked Westminster Wildcats. In really in doubt. The Wildcats from Baker County thoroughly outmanned the Wildcats from Westminster as they rolled to a 34-6 win, scoring three touchdowns in a threeminute span. Westminster had talent and determination, but it couldnt match up against a BCHS team that wore them down with strength, versatility and endurance. If there was any disappointment in the game it was that the Cats slipped up at the end and allowed Shelton Collier a 105-yard interception return for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter. It should have been a shutout. BCHS was that dominating. The game was back and forth at the opening as both teams tried to feel out what the other had to offer. It was clear that Westminster had talent, particularly with hard-nosed running back Parker Tutthill, who made some good runs in the early going before BCHS adjusted and shut down his effectiveness. Quarterback Danny Catan struggled and was picked off by Jared Lee. The Wildcat defense troubled the Westminster signal caller all afternoon and he didnt have the time to set up and make his throws count. tunity to break the duck on the scoreboard in their initial drive. Kyle Alexander had a good punt return to the Westminster 38yard line. Kendrick Singleton ran to the 28 and a 10-yard late hit penalty moved the ball to the 18 of the Westminster Wildcats. The Cats drove all the way to the 4 but the drive stalled and a bad snap forced the usually reliable Jeremy Wannamaker miss what The Lee interception set up the first score. Thomas Sirk dropped into shotgun formation, but a second bad snap sent the ball sailing over his head. Sirk picked it up and found Malone Hadley, who had alertly come back toward his embattled quarterback. Hadley took the pass around the Westminster 20 and raced through the teeth of the defense into the endzone. Wannamakers PAT was good and the Wildcats were on the board. Tutthill gave Westminster a good return to the 36 and the Georgia Cats drove into BCHS territory. But Westminster was plagued by penalties all afternoon and the drive stalled. BCHS struck next with a clever 62-yard drive. Singleton and Sirk switched places, with Singleton behind center and Sirk out at wideout. It worked like a charm as Singleton converted a pair of running plays down to the Westminster 33-yard line. The drive seemed to stall but Sulkowski had the team go for it on fourth down and a quick screen to Singleton broke to the 16-yard line. Three plays and a face mask penalty later, Sirk ran it in from two yards out. The Wildcats quickly scored again when Cameron Hicks turned over the kickoff return after Dalton Dyal delivered a jarring hit at the Westminster 33. Sirk was pressured but felt it coming and stepped up into the pocket and hit Singleton over the middle and the senior wideout ran it in for another score. The Cats shut the Georgians down in three plays, the capper coming on a CC Jefferson sack, and when BCHS got the punt back Alexander ran it into Westminster territory at the 40-yard line. Sirk ran to the 32 and a personal foul put the ball 10 yards closer. Sirk hit Singleton and a facemask penalty put the ball at the 4-yard line. From there Sirk ran it in for a 28-0 lead. In the space of about three minutes the game had gone from scoreless to out of the Georgians hands at halftime. that saw the Wildcats dominating the line of scrimmage on both sides of the ball. Sirk had lots of protection and picked apart the Westminster Wildcats with pinpoint passes. Equally as impressive as his accuracy was the ability by Kendrick Singleton and Malone Hadley to run with the ball after the reception. Defensively, the Wildcats harassed Westminster quarterback Catan with rushes from Jefferson, Rickie Tharpe, Hunter Sullivan, Lee and Roland Jefferson. They shut down Tutthill and Cameron Poje and the Georgians really never threatened after the The Westminster Wildcats the half and drove to the BCHS 6-yard line. The drive stalled when they went for it on fourth down. Alexander had a great stop on the running back at the 4-yard line. BCHS then drove 96 yards ing the onslaught with a great 45-yard pass to Singleton up the middle despite a Westminster blitz. Singleton caught the pass over his left shoulder and ran it in for the score. The Georgians scored late in the half but it was too little, too late. Sirk was 16-22 passing for 289 yards and a trio of touchdowns. Singleton had nine catches for 145 yards and two touchdowns and Hadley had three catches for 95 yards and a score. Jared Lee led the defense with 11 tackles and an interception. Jefferson had a pair of sacks and 6 hurries. Alexander had 5 tackles and Falon Lee four tackles. The Cats wont have much of a break this week as they host state champions Trinity Christian at 7:30 pm on Friday at Memorial Win a pir o Wildcat foball tickets! p i i i r r r i r i i r i i r i o o f b b a a a b a b b a b l l l a l a l l l l l l l l at 180 S. Lowder St., Macclenny (904) 259-3001 Next home game: Friday, Sept. 9 BCHS vs. Trinity Christian Woodlawn Kennels Quality Professional CareGROOMING 2594757 BOARDING ....... . . . . . . ................... Budget FY 2012 New River Public Library Cooperative ESTIMATED REVENUEState Aid $320,000 Local $2,000 Interest $250 Misc. Income $250 USF Reimbursement $5,000 Cash Carryover $240,000 LSTA Federal Grant $41,630 Total $609,130ESTIMATED EXPENSESSalary Director $49,042 Wages Other $68,044 FICA $8,957 FRS $5,509 Health Insurance $14,900 Legal/Contractual $121,332 Audit $7,475 Oce Rent $12,000 Communications $22,800 Supplies $10,000 Workers Comp $3,000 Insurance $6,900 Postage $3,900 Travel $500 Repair & Maintenance $2,000 Fuel & Maintenance $10,525 Contingency $2,000 Automation $4,000 Program Support $2,500 Advertising $1,040 Dues $4,000 Equipment (over $1,000) $4,000 Library Materials $7,200 Equipment (under $1,000) $13,685 Budgeted Reserve $223,821 Total $609,130The tentative, adopted and/ or nal budget are on le in the above oce. The public hearing to approve this budget will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2011 at 5:00 pm at the New River Solid Waste Facility, SR 121 north of Raiford. 2 0 1 1 2 0 1 1 Everything For Your Home Bradford County Fairgrounds Starke, FL September 17 Saturday and Sunday 10ampm Booths Inside & Out Spaces Still Available Free Admission and Parking Expo Marketing & Management Co. 386 Starke Home & Patio Show We pay cash $275 & up for junk vehicles No title necessary | Licensed Also buying any kind of scrap metal 386-867-1396 Call Junk Joe rf Check it out...bakercountypress.com
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Call 904266-9898 before 6 pm. 9/1-22p 2 BR, 1 BA duplex, all appliances includ ing washer and dryer, $675/month, $675 deposit. 259-3300 or 591-2790. 9/1tfc 3 BR, 2 BA doublewide, central heat and air, $650/month, $650 deposit in Sanderson area. Call 386-344-5065. 9/1-8p 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home on private lot, no pets, no smoking, $800/month, $800 de posit. 838-0035. 8/25tfc 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, 1 BA mobile home in Cozy Corners, $545/month, first, last and $300 deposit. Water, trash and lawn service included, cen tral H/A. 259-7335. 4/7tfc 2 or 3 BR mobile home $385-$550; half acre, garbage, water, sewer, lawn provided, family neighborhood. 912-843-8118 or 904-699-8637. www.rentyes.net. 6/30tfc 1995 Chevrolet Conversion Van hightop conversion van ready for football sea son tailgating fun!! Only $3,995. 259-5796. 9/8c 2008 GMC Sierra Regular cabV-8, au tomatic, AC, CD, tow package for only $12,990. 259-5796. 9/8c 2009 Chevrolet Silverado Ext Cab, V-8, automatic, power windows and locks, tilt, cruise, CD, $18,495. Call 259-5796. 9/8c 08 Frontier K-cab $18,990; 09 Fron tier Pro-4X $17,990; 09 Frontier K-cab $16,990; 10 Frontier C-Cab $20,990; 08 Titan C-cab 4x4 $20,990; 07 Murano SL $17,990; 10 Rouge AWD $19,990; 04 Titan C-Cab LE $12,990; 09 Altima SL $18,490; 11 Sentra SR $17,490; 11 Altima Coupe $19,990; 08 Ram 1500 ST/SX $15,951; 11 Malibu 1LT $23,990; 08 Altima 2.5 $13,990; 08 Civic LX $13,990; 11 Scion TC $17,990; 11 Corola LE $17,990; 10 Impala LT $19,990; 11 Civic LX $19,990; 08 Suburban LS $20,900; 09 Santa Fe SE $21,900. Call Aaron Franck at Gainesville Nissan 386-288-7444. 9/8p Now accepting bids, contact Beth at 6534453. 1994 Savanna fifth-wheel travel trailer with two slides. 2000 Dutchmen Fifth Avenue 5th wheel, with rear kitchen, 2 slides, plumed for washer/dryer. 6/23tfc Home based childcare. Ages 6 weeks to 4 years old. Home away from home environ ment. Safe for kids to run and play. Hours: 7 am6 pm, Monday Friday. CPR, rst aid, and medication certied. Nutritious meals, breakfast and lunch. Reasonable rates. Sibling discount. Smoke free environment. Tons of love and fun. Please call Alia at 904866-0084. 9/8p Local CNA looking for home health work. CPR certied. Available anytime. 904-5994539. 9/8p After school care provided in my christian home. Certied in CPR and rst aid. Experi enced teachers aid, Snacks and homework help provided. References available. Call Jeni Martin at 904-403-2966. 9/8p Dogs: all types from puppies to adults. Ani mal Control, $65 adoption fees will apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc 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 Domestic Experienced and dependable. Good working atmosphere. 259-5011. 9/8p Drivers Teams: $6,000 Team Sign-On Bonus when your team drives for Werner Enterprises! Call Now for details! 1-888880-5902. 9/8-29p 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 Pay Day Loan Buster, $500 no credit check, six months to repay, active checking account required. 904-206-7861. www. mypaydayloanthatpays.com 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. 3.46 acres, north Sanderson, set up for mobile home $42,000. Owner nancing. Call 904-813-1580. 2/10tfc 3 BR, 1 BA home, in Macclenny, willing to sell under appraised value of $105,000. 259-2461, 483-8126. 9/1-8p 3 BR, 2 BA brick home on acre in Glen eld Oaks, a gated community, $140,000 net. Call 813-1580. 7/14tfc 2.5 Acres for sale, high, dry, Mud Lake Road, approximately mile past bridge. Mobile homes okay. Asking 35K. 904-8289392. 8/18-9/8p 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. 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 Galvanized feed troughs, 10 feet. panels 12 feet. $75.00 each, used. Call 945-3626. 9/8-15p 2004 40ft custom Interstate enclosed trailer, 3 axle, new heavy duty tires and wheels, new condition. $10,500. Call Carl Fraser 904-945-3626 for details. 9/1-8p 1991 Utility insulated semi trailer with alu minum wheels. Trailer is in good condition, not banged up. Has refrigeration unit but do not know if it works, used for hay stor age. $2,500. Carl Fraser 904-945-3626. 9/1-8p 1995 Trailmobile insulated semi trailer. Trailer is in good condition, not beat up. Has refrigeration unit but do not know if it works. Trailer was used for hay stor age. $2,500. Carl Fraser 904-945-3626. 9/1-8p Nice hand-built swing set. Kids have out grown. 3 years old. Kit cost over $600. Will sell for $350 OBO. 904-259-5992. 9/8p Livingroom suite, couch, loveseat, chairs, end tables, coffee table, lamps, great condi tion. $300. Call 653-1843 after 4 pm. 9/8p Redecorating sale, Saturday 9-2, furni ture, what-nots, greenery, linens, lots more. Private sale by appointment only. Call 2593172 or 477-4107. Copper Creek, no signs. Call now for appointment. 9/8p We instal 6 seamless gutters. Pressure washing. 259-7335. 8/11tfc 14 ft jon boat with trailer, 9.9 Evinrude troll ing motor. $1,400. Call Danny at 259-9026. 9/8p Livingroom table set medium oak with brown glass inserts on wheels. Storage space underneath with large beige and pastel table lamps. $115. Call 275-3007, leave message 5/19tfc Handmade headstones for more informa tion 259-8013. 8/18-25,9/1-8p 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 2001 Ford F-450 XLT crew cab 7.3 liter, diesel, 6 speed, manual transmission with new clutch package. 4.30 rear end, approx 155,000 miles. One owner/driver, custom aluminum with hauler bed, Goosneck hitch. $15,500. Call 904-945-3626 for details 9/1-8p 1995 Geo Prism new Toyota motor and automatic transmission, new stereo. 35 miles per gallon.$2,600. Call 904-5710913. 9/8p 2010-2011 Toyota Camrys-13 to choose!! LE and SE models fully equipped starting at $14,290. Call 259-5796. 9/8c 2010 Toyota Corolla LEOnly 1 left!! Over 30 mpg, equipped not stripped, hurry while they last, from only $14,990. 259-5796. 9/8c 2010 Nissan Versas5 to choose! 34 MPG! power windows and door locks, automatic, AM/FM, CD; as low as $12,990. Call 2595796. 9/8c 2010 Nissan Altima 2.5 S -6 to choose!! Automatic transmission, fully loaded with SmartKey!! From $16,988. 259-5796. 9/8c 2009 Scion XB Automatic, AC, Power win dows and door locks, CD and more!! Cruise in style for only $13,995. 259-5796. 9/8c 2009-2010 Chevrolet Impala LT, 3 to choose! Alloy wheels, power seats, loaded and selling fast! Hurry!! from $13,988. 2595796. 9/8c 2008 Chevrolet Colorado automatic, AC, Bedliner, Like new, priced for a quick sale $9,988. Call 259-5796. 9/8c 2010 Chevrolet HHR LT, Automatic, AC, power windows and door locks, CD and more!! $14,988. 259-5796. 9/8c 2011 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab LT, fully equipped, V8, automatic, power windows and locks, CD, bedliner. Save thousands over new! 259-5796. 9/8c 2007 Chevrolet Equinox LT Loaded like new. Polished aluminum wheels, priced to move. $10,990. 9/8c 2010 Chevrolet Traverse LT, 25k miles, extra clean inside and out! Rear camera! Loaded. $25,995. 259-5796. 9/8c 2006 Chevrolet Silverado Ext Cab LT, 29K miles!! Leather, loaded, V-8, like new $17,990. 259-5796. 9/8c For Sale Advertising Info. YARD SALESFriday 8:00 am -3:00 pm, Indoor sale at the COA, 101 E Macclenny Ave. Lots of household goods, toys, books, craft supplies, clothes of all sizes and things you didnt even know you needed! Hospital bed, several recliners, elec tric lift recliner, like new, for $200 (originally $1100). Come early to get the best stuff and well have baked goods and coffee too! Friday 9:00-?, East Thomas Drive, 3 miles past Walmart DC to 2nd Thomas Drive. Lots of girls clothes including junior sizes, Christmas decor, Barbie, 4-wheeler, new futon bunk bed set. Friday and Saturday 9:00 am -?, Huge yard sale. Lots of clothes and other items. 14858 Gaskin Rd in Sanderson. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am -?, Mens snake boots, girls tricycle, baby swing, tub, boppy bouncer, sleep sack, deluxe kitchen. Miscellaneous baby items, kitchen pans, men and womens clothes. Willis Hodges Rd. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am -?, Willis Hodges Rd. Magellan GPS, Krups baker, broil and convection oven, garden cart, Uniden cordless phones, Shiatsu mas sage cushion, mahogany end table, lamps, hoses, silk duvet and tons more Friday and Saturday 8:00 am -1:00 pm, 1168 Copper Gate Place. A lot of mis cellaneous items and shing gear. Friday 9:00 pm-?, and Saturday 8:30 am -3:00 pm, 12928 Moccasin Creek Circle in Baxter. Wood working equipment, power tools, furniture and dishes. Saturday 8:00 am 1:00 pm, Baker County Friends of Instrumental Arts, Inc. 3rd Annual yard sale. Celebration Park, Glen St. Mary on CR 125 at railroad tracks. Furniture, electronics, household goods, clothes, etc. BBQ lunch will also be available for purchase. Prots help fund our Baker County Band programs. Thank you for your support. Saturday 7:30 am -?, Four family yard sale, Rolling Meadows, 5603 Blueberry Court. Children/Adult clothes sizes 4-18, Washer and Dryer(used less than one year) shoes 7.5 to 10, VHS/DVDs, household items and much more. Saturday 8:00 am-? Moving sale. 252 South 2nd Street behind Middle School. Girls Halloween costumes all sizes, lots of household items. Saturday 9:00 am2:00 pm, Redecorating sale, furniture, what-nots, greenery, linens, lots more. Private sale by appointment only. Call 259-3172 or 477-4107. Copper Creek, no signs. Call now for appointment. Saturday 8:00 am -11:00 am, 13375 N CR23-A. Exercise equipent, books, toys, household items. No early birds. Automobiles 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. www.landyes.net. 6/30tfc 16x80 Mobile Home on 1.33 acres, High way 185, just set up and remodeled, new everything, including septic, well, power, new roof, and nice porches. Country liv ing. 15 minutes from Macclenny. Owner nance available. 259-2900. 8/18tfc 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 32x80 mobile home on five acres, off Mud Lake Road on Travis Rho den Trail. Lawn maintenance included, $950/month, $1250 deposit. 259-9066. 7/21tfc 3 BR, 2 BA triplewide on 2 acres with fire place, washer and dryer hookup, front and rear porches, central heat and air. $850/ month plus deposit. Now Available. 904718-8898. 9/8p 2 BR, 2 BA mobile home in Macclenny. $450/month, $300 deposit. 259-5126. 9/8p 2 BR. 2 BA doublewide in Macclenny. $600/month, $300 deposit. 259-5126. 9/8p 2 BR, 1.5 BA singlewide in Glen. Service animals only. $575/month, $500 deposit. Call 588-2589. 9/8p 2 BR, 1 BA trailer on Mudlake Road. CHA, All electric appliances. $450/month. 904259-4884. 9/8p 2 BR, 2 BA, 14x70, central heat and air, appliances, in the country, clean, 7 miles from Macclenny, 5 miles from Glen. $600/ month, $600 deposit. 259-6966. 9/8p 3 BR, 2 BA doublewide, close to town $700/month plus deposit. 545-5485. 9/8p 2 BR, 2 BA mobile home, central heat and air on highway 185. $350/month, $300 deposit and first and last months rent, to the right person. 904-239-7443. 9/8-15p 2BR 1 BA in Maxville, newly remodled house on 1 acre, fenced. Central heat and air, new appliances, washer/dryer hook up, utility shed, concrete driveway. $675/ month, $675 deposit. 904-289-4653. 9/8p Mobile Homes, 2 and 3 BR, A/C, service animals only. $500-575 plus deposit. 904862-4604. 9/1tfc 2 BR appartments, quiet, established neighborhood, service animals only. $550/ month. $500 deposit. off first months rent to qualified applicants. 259-8444. 8/4tfc 2 BR, 1 BA $300 deposit, $580/ month. Call 259-2787. 9/8-15p 3 BR, 2 BA singlewide CHA, acre fenced, Georgia Bend, $650/mo plus de posit. 904-504-9305. 8/25-9/8p 2 BR, 1 BA apartment, washer and drier hookup, $675/mo, $500 deposit, 12 month lease. 351 N. Lowder St. Call 838-8584 or 259-9797. 8/25tfc 2 BR, 2 BA mobile home, extra clean $650/month, $650 deposit, Glen area. Call 259-2121. 9/8tfc 3 BR, 1 BA less than mile from I-10, fenced back yard, quiet, residential area, $750/month, $500 security, also available for sale, 904-233-2500. 8/25-9/8p 3 BR, 3 BA home in Rolling Meadows, former model home with 2 bonus rooms. $1400 plus security deposit. Call 3970053. 9/1tfc 2 BR, 1 BA cabin home on river. Very nice, 5 years old. Great upgrades, large screen porch, open floor plan, 1 acre. $920/ month plus deposit. Call Ann 904-2401525. 9/8p For Rent Money to Lend Real Estate 1395 Cha ee Road South, Jacksonville 904.772.9800 BEAUTIFUL NEW HOMESITE MLS# 537180 10.01 acres; country living at its best! County maintained road; perfect place to ride the ATVs and horses. $73,499 PERFECT FOR TOWNHOMES OR MOBILE HOMES MLS# 557398 0.90 acre land in downtown Macclenny. Walking distance from Keller Intermediate School. Can be subdivided. Zoned Residential/Mobile Home. $99,000 BREATHTAKING 2-STORY BRICK ESTATE MLS# 580296 5br/4b on 5 acres. Columned front porch; 30 min to Jax; inground pool; 3car garage. $398,300 ZONED FOR HORSES MLS# 575429 16.98 acres w/3 wells, power pole and septic. Has barn w/4 horse stalls, sh pond, and small shed. Build your dream home or zoned for mobile home. $172,000 ZONED FOR HOUSES/MOBILE HOMES MLS# 547499 Vacant land; 11.87 acres. Minutes from I-10, schools, restaurants and shopping. $55,000 BEAUTIFUL 2-STORY HOME ON 22+ ACRES MLS# 585800 4 BR/2.5BA; you will love the total seclusion of this property. Perfect for the horse lover. $354,700 SHOWS LIKE A MODEL MLS# 580668 3BR/2BA, split BR; formal din rm, breakfast noon, sprinkler system, side entry garage, over-sized master bath. Convenient to I-10 and shopping. Everything like new. $188,800 GORGEOUS RIVERFRONT PROPERTY MLS# 555947 4BR/2.5BA on 32 acres. Breathtaking views from every angle. Fenced/cross-fenced; hay barn and barn with 4 stalls. $840,000. GREAT HOME W/TONS OF POTENTIAL MLS# 579587 Brick house on 2.51 acres, 4BR/2.5BA w/o ce/bonus room; 3 sep replaces, loft and dressing room and so much more. Screened room overlooks inground pool. $229,000 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 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 PROPERTY ON BOTH SIDES OF CR 125 MLS# 555974, 555976, 555978 Prime location for commercial growth in Glen St. Mary. 36.27 acres ready to develop; 20 acres left of CR 125; 16.27 acres on right. Will sell separately; prefer to sell together. $399,900 JUST REDUCED MLS# 580902 Beautiful 5 acres in the country. High and dry and within walking distance to the St. Marys River. Perfect location for your dream home or modular. Dont forget to bring your horses! $67,500 Help Wanted Macclenny Realty, Inc. WE HAVE THE HOME FOR YOU COMMERCIAL GENERALCorner lot zoned commercial neighborhood on Hwy. 121 North. (Adjoining property available if needed) $79,900 Corner lot in excellent business location on Hwy. 125 S. in Glen St. Mary. $49,900 Excellent business location. Four lots total 1.20 acres with approx. 320 Hwy. 121 front age. $239,900 Great location for retail business 1404 SF building currently used as a car lot. No sign on property. Zoned commercial general. $250,000 Excellent corner for business. .92 acre located on US Hwy. 90 zoned commercial general. $219,900VACANT LANDTwo beautiful acre lots with giant oaks, less than a block from boat ramp and park on 6 Mile Creek. Close to St. Johns River, St. Au gustine beach and Bass Haven. $109,900 each 1 acre lot with trees. High & dry! In Hunters Ridge. $29,900 11.07 acres zoned commercial in projected developing area of Baker County. Located near I-10 and Hwy. 90. $440,000 Totally remodeled riverfront home on 1 acre. Beautiful family room, huge back porch and screened front porch. RV shelter and cook shel ter, nice workshop on lower level. Will consider owner nancing. $165,000 Fixer-Upper on pretty 1/2 acre lot. Huge workshop located on westside of Baldwin close to US 90/301 and I-10. $49,900 Miscellaneous Animals
ursday, September 8, 2011 T B C P Page 13 Commercial of ces in downtown Macclenny. 1) 477 sq ft, $400/mo, plus tax, 2) 515 sq ft, $450/mo, plus tax 3) 1280 sq ft, set up with (4) of ces, reception, area, (2) bathrooms & large storage room.Great for medical or counseling facility. $800/ mo, plus tax. Please call 904-259-6546 or 259-4602 after 5:00. A security deposit equal to 1st months a rent required. 6/23tfc 3 BR, 3 BA doublewide on 3.7 acres. Central heat and air, barn, 2 ponds, 24 wells $53,000 OBO. 904-259-6101 9/8p New doublewide 3 BR, 2 BA. Reduced thousands, delivery and setup. A/C, skirt, steps $39,900. Call Ken at 386-745-0198. 9/8p Why Rent?? When you can buy!! Dont pay high rent when you can own for less. Call Mike at 386-754-8844. 9/8p Economy has forced me to cut the price on my 3 BR, 2 BA home to $38,000. Call Mike at 352-870-5983. 9/8p As-is/Where-is. 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Page 14 T B C P ursday, September 8, 2011 259-2261130 North 4th St., Macclenny, FLwww.nefcom.net*Offer ends 9/30/11 and is limited to residential customers new to our internet services. Actual speeds may vary. May not be available in all areas. 12-month contract required. After promotional period, regular monthly charge of $66.90 will apply. Other restrictions may apply. $8 00 0 m o $8 70 0 m o $1 3 50 0 m o The Lady Wildcat volleyball team kicked off its season last weekend when it took part in the Volleyball Classic at Paxon on August 27. Coach Heather Sulkowskis Lady Cats split in two games, losing to the hosts but defeating Lee. They came back with a pair of wins this past week over Trinity and Forrest. The Wildcats lost to the Golden Eagles of Paxon in a hardfought five-game match. Paxon won the first game 21-25 but the Cats came back with a pair of wins. They beat Paxon 25-22 in the second game and cruised to a 25-8 win in the third. To their credit, the Eagles regrouped, beating BCHS 21-25 and 8-15. Kayla Holland led the Cats with 12 kills, 5 aces and 9 digs. Brooke Robertson had 8 kills and 5 aces. Logan Raulerson had 23 assists and 6 digs. The Cats were successful in their second match, defeating Lee in three games, 25-7, 25-14 and 25-14. They excelled in the serving game with 26 aces as a team. BCHS defeated Trinity on the road on Tuesday, August 30, 3-1. They won the first two games 2523, 27-25 but lost the third 21-25 before coming back to take the match with a 25-15 win. Kayla Holland led the way in the tight match with her first double-double of 10 kills and 11 digs. Logan Raulerson put up 19 assists and Chelsey Ruise had 9 kills and 4 blocks. Cati Fraze led the defense with 16 digs. The varsity cruised to a 3-0 win of Forrest on Thursday, September 4 at home with a 25-7, 25-13, 25-11 score line. Stephanie Collett, Holland and Ruise led the offense with five kills apiece. Caitlin Smith added a match high nine aces on the night. That brought them to 3-1 so far in the young season. JV split with Trinity, winning the first match 25-15, 25-13 but losing the second 18-25, 13-25. They defeated Forrest 25-9, 2512. The Lady Cats will host Terry Parker at on September 13 with games at 5:30 and 6:30 pm. PHOTO BY JUD JOHNSONChelsey Ruise (middle) during the Ladycats game against Forrest High. Medals in AAU twirlingTwo Baker County girls won medals in the AAU baton twirling Junior Olympics in New Orleans last month. Kyrie Holman (left) was awarded a silver medal in one-baton solo, a bronze in basic marching and copper in military marching. Mallory Cain (right) took a gold in one-baton solo, silver in twobaton and gold in x-strut. Kyrie, 11, is a sixth grader at BCMS and Mallory, 12, a seventh grader. Both are on the Bobcat majorette team. Kyrie is the daughter of Jim and Tara Holman and Mallory is the daughter of John and Amy Cain, all of Glen St. Mary.PHOTO COURTESY OF AMY CAINWhile the Wildcats were up in Georgia pounding on the #5 ranked team in the state the Westminster Wildcats to the tune of 34-6, their future opponents were also in action. Heres a look at how things went. This week the Wildcats take on the vaunted Trinity Christian Conquerors. The state champs lived up to their name as they pummeled Barrington Christian Academy 54-zip in a half of play. By the half, Barrington couldnt take the brutal beating any longer and forfeited the second half. and scored at will. a great start by defeating Palatka 12-9 in overtime. Bradford Palatka took command with nine straight points in the second quarter. Austin Chipoletti scored on a 11-yard run to tie the score and won the game in overtime weeks BCHS opponent Baldwin 42-6. The Saints were up 35-0 at the half and had over 400 yards offense. Island 42-21 as transfer quarterback Dante Roberts shone for The transfer from Palatka was too much for the Blue Devils to handle. John Cooper led the way for Clay with 166 yards rushing. of Palm Bay Bayside to give Corky Rodgers his 399th win. They will have a challenge next week when they take on American Heritage in Delray Beach. touchdowns and 258 yards as Bishop Kenny beat Middleburg 31-7. with a 14-13 win over Interlachen and Forrest beat Oakleaf 14-13 in their opener. rf ADVERTISING DEADLINE ISMonday at 5:00 pm Giving you the most bang for your change!T B C PEvery week, a newspaper packed with value since 1929