The Baker County press
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Title: The Baker County press
Uniform Title: Baker County press (Macclenny, Fla. 1929)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Tate Powell
Place of Publication: Macclenny Fla
Publication Date: 11-17-2011
Frequency: weekly
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Coordinates: 30.283333 x -82.116667 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began Apr. 12, 1929.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 11, no. 39 (Jan. 2, 1931).
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75 NOVEMBER 17, 2011THURSDAY rrfntbrfbfrfrr 82nd Year, Vol. 29Winner of 7 state awards for journalism excellence in 2010T B C P Wildcats nish the season with another record-breaking winSee page 16Arrests in city park on the rise, latest for gun, drugs and ghtSee page 7 Michigan driver seriously injured at US 90 interchange See page 8 ONLINE POLL RESULTSShould military service be mandatory?31.3% Yes 65.6% No 3.1% Undecided CIRCUT COURTA Callahan man was arrested the afternoon of November 15 and charged with the armed robbery of the Raceway station near I-10 and SR 121 earlier that morning. Deputies converged on a red Toyota pickup driven by Brandon J. White, 30, as it entered the eastbound entrance ramp from CR 125 onto the interstate about 2 pm. Minutes earlier, police had been alerted that Mr. White had told acquaintance Tabitha Courson that he intended to rob another store that afternoon. Earlier that day, Mr. White showed up at an Eastwood Dr. residence off Woodlawn Rd. and told Ms. Courson, 26, that he held up Raceway for $120. Police later learned that he telephoned her about 4:30 that morning and invited her to go along with him when he committed the robbery. Sheriffs chief investigator Chuck Brannan said a surveillance camera picked up the image of the robber that morning at 6:18 and he was wearing a black mask. He was armed with a pistol believed to be the pellet gun found in his pickup by arresting deputies. The female clerk was unhurt, and quoted the bandit as saying, Im sorry I have to do this, but I have a sick baby. Late Tuesday, police say the suspect does not have a criminal record showing on the computer network, but has a record of pawning property. They are also not aware of a sick baby. Ms. Courson told police she met Mr. White on November 13 near her residence on Ponsell Rd. south of Glen, and they met several others at the Eastwood Dr. address of her boyfriend Michael Johnson and spent the evening there. The next time she heard from him was the phone call early the next morning. She told him she wanted no part of the holdup, and she called police dispatch that afternoon when Mr. White left after telling her he intended to rob another store. After the arrest, the suspect said he was heading to Walgreens on South 6th in Macclenny. Brandon WhiteA north county woman charged with manslaughter in the 2007 drug overdose death of her daughter-in-law has served nearly all of the one-year sentence she received November 8 after entering a no contest plea in circuit court. Sheila Bijeaux, 52, when she was arrested last December, has been in county jail ever since and will remain there less than one month before beginning a two-year probation. She also pleaded to giving Methadone to victim Amanda Marie Bijeaux, then 29, the night of September 24, 2007 in an autopsy determined as the cause of death drug intoxication. The accused initially told police her daughter took the drug accidentally, and that she was accustomed to taking Xanax. The case lay dormant until October of last year when sheriffs investigator Steve Harvey interviewed Mrs. Bijeauxs son in prison. He was married to the victim and said he believed his mother planned to kill his wife by switching the drugs before she went to sleep that night at their residence on Frank Combs Circle. In another sentencing, a codefendant charged with a series of vehicle burglaries in an east Macclenny neighborhood will serve three years in prison. Andrew Cardenas, 20, of Macclenny will be on probation two years following release and was credited 181 days for time he has been in county jail. Circuit Judge Phyllis Rosier also ordered him to pay $2900 restitution to several victims Sheila Bijeaux Andrew Cardenas rSee page 2 See page 2 KELLEY LANNIGAN | FEATURES features@bakercountypress.comWestside and Macclenny Elementary Schools and the PreK-Kindergarten Center sponsored programs last Thursday to celebrate and pay tribute to local veterans who have served or are actively serving in the military. The programs included music and recognition of past and present veterans. According to Pre-K Center principal Bonnie Jones, this years salute to Veterans Day was a bit more ceremonious than in past years. It was part due to special guest Winton Stokley. The 89-yearold Navy veteran from Macclenny was part of the Normandy See page 2 PHOTOS BY JOEL ADDINGTON AND KELLEYLANNIGAN, AND COURTESY OF JOYCE PETERSONPictured from Veterans Day programs held November 10 are (clockwise from left) Westside Elementary rst graders singing, National Guard veteran Cory Nielsen with WWII Navy veteran Winton Stokley at the PreKKindergarten Center, students during the Macclenny Elementary program, and Khai Chrome with Army veteran Tommy Fiser at MES.MIKE ANDERSON | PRESS STAFF to rely more on special assessments and less on property taxes for government services The city commission unanimously decided to reject the idea on the evening of November 8 after expressing concerns about possible adverse impacts to city residents, who already pay county taxes as well as municipal taxes, and other unanswered questions. Im not for giving anyone a blank check, said Commissioner Phil Rhoden. If we endorse the assessment fee tonight we would be handing them a blank check. For one thing, Mr. Rhoden and other commissioners said, they would want to know JOEL ADDINGTON | NEWS EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comCarmen Bryans 26-year-old mobile home on half an acre north of Glen St. Mary has a taxable value of zero. While its market value is $29,648, according to the county property records, Ms. The Baker County Commissions recent proposal to establish additional special assessments for public services like emergency medical services, or EMS, could mean property owners like Ms. Bryan would pay more. Property owners outside the Macclenny city limits already see two special assessposal at $55. MACCLENNY CITY COMMISSIONSee page 4 See page 4


Page 2 T B C P ursday, November 17, 2011whose property was damaged. Mr. Cardenas pleaded no contest to seven coupled counts of burglary of vehicles, grand and petty theft. Six cases against his co-defendant Connor McLean of Glen St. Mary have yet to be adjudicated. A number of other defendants were sentenced to terms in county jail during the same court session: no contest to battery and felony battery on a pregnant woman and got a year in jail followed by 2 years on drug offender probation. The state dropped a charge of disorderly intoxication. no contest plea to burglary and 114 days credit against his senpervised probation following release. aggravated assault and failure to appear in court in the case of three counts of violating a domestic violence injunction. He will serve a 232-day sentence and be on probation a year following release. to pay $381 restitution to his victim in addition to serving six months in jail for burglary and grand theft auto. He will be on probation two years following release. contest to bringing contraband be on house arrest six months, followed by 18 months on drug withheld adjudication of guilt and ordered her to pay a $500 investigative cost. for both victims was part of the sentence handed down to Cody Hodges in return for a no contest plea to grand theft. He will be on house arrest six months and probation for another year. The state dropped counts of criminal mischief and burglary as part of the plea pact. on drug offender probation and do 50 hours of community sertest to felony possession of marijuana and a controlled drug. county jail two months, followed by 10 months on house arrest after pleading to felony driving on a suspended license. inpatient drug treatment and be on drug offender probation four years for sale and possession of marijuana. The state dropped investigatory cost. be in drug treatment followed by two years on drug offender probation for felony possession of marijuana and having drug paraphernalia. Three defendants admitted to violating probation: Troy Melton, who got two years on house arrest; Amanda Fields, who drew a six-month jail sentence; Chasity Fleming, who got 11 months in jail. From page 1 Invasion in France in 1944 durHe was there, said Ms. The children got into the spirto celebrate the occasion and to was a special three-dimensional Children traced their hands on colored construction paper, then cut out the shapes with scissors. The cutouts were used to create the red and white stripes the impression of movement, breeze. At the sight of the banners, tional. He literally had tears in Peterson is a close friend of Mr. been publicly recognized for his military service and it means everything to him, she told The Press expressed heart-felt sentiments about his homeland when he addressed children and adults in attendance. the greatest nation in the world, he told them. Sanderson resident Cory ing Freedom was also a guest at the program. The vet brought ghanistan which flew over his the school last spring. ing the program and is now on permanent display in a custom made mahogany frame designed and constructed by Macclenny opened with school superintenand service. portunities this country offers, she stated. did an outstanding job directing students as they performed the From the stage students positively wowed spectators with their call and response version of the verses of the American Pledge of Allegiance set to music. Veterans attending the program were recognized, including in the Air Force and now teaches third grade. The veterans were presented with small American Special displays were created by of the school as well. The oftour of duty in Iraq. nade launcher, native crafts and street with Iraqi children. There was even a photo of him climbing up a coconut tree. The lobby display highlighted every branch of military service, Merry Melodies choir then led the audience in the national anthem, followed by readings of exgraders on the subject Proud to be an American. Second graders presented traditional and contemporary USA. The meanings of United States symbols were also highlighted and veterans present were recognized and honored. wanted to get across to the children is that their roots run deep so they can live in a land that is Lynne Fort. From page 1 COUNTRY FEDERALCREDIT UNION Get yourPLATINUM VISA Earn REWARD Points NO ANNUAL FEE 6 months 0% APR on balance transfers**With approved credit. 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LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Letters are welcome, but must contain the signature of the writer, a telephone number and city of residence. Letters must reect opinions and statements on issues of current interest to the general public. The newspaper reserves the right to reject any material which in the newspapers judgement does not meet standards of publication. CONTACT US By phone at 904.259.2400 or by fax at 904.259.6502. You can stop by our oce located at 104 S. Fifth Street, Mac clenny, FL or mail your submission to PO Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063. We are available online at www.bakercountypress.comT B C PPage3NOVEMBER 17, 2011 Publisher James C. McGauley editor@bakercountypress.comMANAGING EDITOR Joel Addington reporter@bakercountypress.com ADVERTISING/PRODUCTION Jessica Prevatt advertising@bakercountypress.com FEATURES Kelley Lannigan features@bakercountypress.com FEATURES/COMMENT/SPORTS Robert Gerard BUSINESS MANAGER Karin Thomas kthomas@bakercountypress.com CLASSIFIEDS & TYPESETTING Stacy Hott classieds@bakercountypress.com This newspaper is printed on recycled paper. T B C Pusps 040-280Post Oce Box 598 Macclenny, FL 32063 (904) 259-2400 The Baker County Press is published each Thursday by Baker County Press, Inc. Periodicals postage paid under permit issued December 30, 1929 at the post oce in Macclenny, Florida.SUBSCRIPTION RATES $25.00 a year inside Baker County; $35.00 a year outside Baker County; deduct, $1.00 for persons 65 years of age or older, military personnel on active duty outside Baker County, and college students living out side Baker County. POSTMASTER: send address changes to The Baker County Press, P.O. Box 598, Macclenny, FL. 32063.KELLEY LANNIGAN FEATURES features@bakercountypress.comThe Baker County Community Theatre production of A Star Spangled Salute a tribute to military veterans, wrapped up its four-day run on Sunday and I was lucky to have been a part of it. My father was a Navy veteran who throughout his life was in volved in music. He always urged me to do more with my voice and I promised him before he died last April that I would. This unique musical salute to military veterans seemed the perfect way to begin to act on that promise. Taking the plunge back into community theater after an ab sence of two decades was a little intimidating. The music part was a breeze, but I havent done any acting in so long, I wasnt sure I still knew how. The last time I hit the theater stage I played a young Hollywood ingenue conniving to undermine the performance of a more famous and experienced actress. Skip 20 years forward and Im playing the part of a mother whose soldier son is sent home temporarily from Afghanistan to recover from an injury. Both parts required a real shift in mental gears since I have no experience with either situation. But, thats why its called acting. What didnt involve any act ing was the very real emotion the entire cast experienced night af ter night as we performed in the presence of so many genuine he ros. What a special privilege to entertain these folks, from a 90-year-old Pearl Harbor survi vor to young men currently serv ing in Afghanistan and Iraq. Id like to give a special salute to the members of Baker County High Schools JROTC who at tended each performance and performed their precision drill demonstration during intermis sion. Their presence on stage was most impressive. They are a spe cial group of young people and Im very proud of each of them. It is also my great privilege to report in a different section of The Press this week on the Vet erans Day programs put on by some of our local schools. I wish everyone could have been present to witness the unique musical pledge of alle giance performed by the stu dents at Macclenny Elemen tary. I wont forget that, ever, or the photo I shot of student Khai Chrome handing a small Ameri Fiser. From time to time Ive come across amazing stories involving I had the most wonderful ex perience this past weekend. Normally I dont write about our drama pro ductions after they are over, but what we had happen this weekend was just so special. This past weekend we presented A Star-Spangled Sa lute our Veterans Day show. About a year ago, Bobby Hart, a Lt. Colonel in the Army Reserve, suggested that we do a show for Veterans Day and we decided to take him up on it. I was excited by the prospect of the wide variety of music I was going to be able to use. We decid ed on music from World War II until today. We based the first act on an Armed Forces Radios Service broadcast in 1942, a Frank Sinatra USO show in Korea, a radio show from Vietnam and a scene at Thanksgiving, 2011. We were anxious to per form it. There was a great turnout on opening night, and the show went as ex pected. We got a good response to the first act and the second. But it was at the end of the show that something very unique took place for actors and audience alike. We sang Tie a Yellow Ribbon the theme song for the Gulf War of the early 90s. At the end of the song, my wife Kelley Norman stepped up and invited all the veterans in the audience to step forward to the stage. The first night we had 22 come forward. Kelley had them intro duce themselves and tell the au dience their branch of service and when they served. But before we could even do that, the audience rose to its feet and gave these vet erans a standing ovation. It was at that point that it all became very emotional for all of us. The veterans choked up as they told of their service. The audience wiped tears from their eyes. Some openly cried. As the last veteran handed off the microphone, Sarah Davis sang God Bless the USA and we began a slide show of local veter ans, some of whom were stand ing in front of us. As we sang the chorus, the actors came off stage and joined in with the veterans as the audience sang along. It caught us all by surprise. My dozen actors and actresses were having trouble singing the song because they were sharing so much emotion with the veter ans and the audience. Very few people were dry-eyed by the end. The veterans lingered near the front after it was over and many hugged one another, though they were very different in age and most did not know one another. The phrase brothers in arms came to mind. It was an amazing moment; what I like to call lightning in a bottle, something that you never expect to get back again. Except it did. Every night. In rehearsals, one of the actors asked, What if no one comes down front? I replied that we just sing, but that they would come. They did. Each night the vet erans, some in full uniform, shared with the audience and the audience honored them. On Saturday night, a survi vor of the Pearl Harbor attack, 92-year-old Hoyle Shields, was in the audience. I was having breakfast when they attacked, he told the audi ence. We were given a Spring field rifle and a handful of cartridges to shoot at the planes. As Sarah Davis sang, ... and Id gladly stand up next to you and defend her still today, the audience rose en masse and joined hands to sing. Its a good thing that I didnt have to say anything at that point, because I wouldnt have been able to utter a word. After the show was over, the veterans gathered around Shields and many had their pho tos taken with him. Our intention for doing the show was to entertain and give back. Hopefully we did entertain. But one thing became abso lutely certain to us as actors and performers. The veterans who came down front gave us much more than we ever gave them. It was a special moment for all of us. It was a chance to say thank you. Last week we got an ear full about vari ous Christmas decorating traditions. This week we turn our attention to the feasts that families are no doubt planning for the Thanksgiving holiday. We asked our Face book faithful the morning of November 14, What is your favorite Thanksgiving dinner food? Heres what they had to say ...Laura Wright Cline: Ham, ham ham! Kimberly Crews Atwood: I would have to say the pies pumpkin, pecan, sweet potato! Robert Thompson: Turkey, dressing, potatoes, gravy, cranberries, rolls, corn, pies. Sorry, cant list just one. Donna Hare Ruis: Dressing :) Brad Waltman: Squash Casserole. Jennifer Fraser Sapp: My moms homemade dress ing that was passed down from her grandmother! Katrina Woodard Collins: All of it! Jessica Lauren Hudnall: My mamas home made macaroni and cheese! Kenny Lawrence: I like it all. DeeDee Hauge: Pumkin pie with lots and lots of cool whip! Tammy Crawford McFarland: Home made dressing and mac and cheese! Jeanne Marie Todd: Turkey and dressing, of course! Jess Davenport: Moms homemade apple stuff ing! Lynne Bolen: Tie between stung and pump kin pie ... I make both from scratch.And with the states proposed changes in scoring on the always controversial FCAT, we asked our Facebook fans November 15 for their input on the bar being raised for younger students and lowered for high schoolers.Alyssa Nicole Fernandez: Well, I agree with lowering the standards for FCAT a bit, but I wonder if that would make students not try as hard? Hmm. Jess Davenport: I dont agree with lowering it at all. I graduated from BCHS in 2008 and walked with students who read at what was probably a 4th grade level, and their spelling wasnt much better either. Students are learning that if theyre stubborn and stop try ing as a whole, they will eventually lower the standards and skip through. They need to be held to a higher stan dard and not a high for Baker County standard. Robert Thompson: Why would they want to lower standards? Its like theyre saying the kids are too stupid to achieve the standard so lets dumb it down some. Oh well, the world will always need McDonalds employees.Join The Press at Facebook.com. We post questions and updates about whats happening locally everyday, and ask for feed back from readers. rrrf ROBERT GERARD Send us letters and make sure they are SIGNED with a phone number. Dear Editor:I am not originally from Baker County so I had to ask someone ted with dog cages, CB antennas and coolers. He called them Bubba Rigs. Since there are so many of them roaming the roads of Bak er County, I propose a friendly Bubba Rig competition to coin cide with the annual Christmas Parade. Shortly before the event, Bubba Rig owners could con verge at a location selected by pa rade organizers. The trucks could be then judged in the following catego ries: driver (male or female). best Christmas costume (male or female). gest CB antenna. exhaust. Bubba Rig dog. The 10 winners would then participate in the parade, fol lowed by all competitors. This should add at least 15 minutes to the parade based on an estimate of 50 competitors. A modest prize could be awarded to the 10 winners, like a can of dog food and a box of dog bones. Id like to see it added to the Christmas festivities.L.J. Frederick Macclenny rfn tbffveterans throughout this coun try. I once read an account of one of these people in Readers Di gest which to this day astounds me. A Vietnam veteran who lost his eyes and both legs to a land mine was at home one day when he heard a woman screaming at the house next door. He rolled his wheelchair out to the back yard fence and be gan calling out, trying to get a re sponse. None came and the screaming continued. His military training, long dormant, kicked in and he went into combat mode. Using his arms, this blind and crippled vet pulled his legless body up, maneuvered him self over the top of the fence and dropped to ground below. Then he dragged himself in the direc tion of the screaming woman who he found clutching the mo tionless body of her small child in the swimming pool. He sent the woman inside to call 911 and began performing CPR on the child. Emergency rescue personnel arrived and later stated the child would never have survived without the vets intervention. Once a soldier, always a sol dier. God bless America. God bless our veterans.


Page 4 T B C P ursday, November 17, 2011assessment fee were levied. Secondly, they said, they would want assurances that the city would be part of any decision-making process to consider future assessment increases. But even more troubling to city ity. Currently, the only special assessment under consideration is for emergency medical services and City Attorney Frank Maloney said that, in his opinion, such a fee would not be legal. He read portions of court cases, including a unanimous ruling in 2002 by the Florida Supreme Court, which he said held special assessments for rescue services to be illegal because the fees are supposed to benefit properties only. Such services benefit people, not property, Mr. Maloney said, adding that a district court of appeal case in 2003 in Marion County arrived at the same conclusion and that the top attorney for the Florida Association of Counties has also expressed doubts about the proposed fees legality. I would not want to defend such a special assessment, he He said the Florida Supreme Court has upheld the validity of tection and solid waste disposal, both of which the county has in place today, and for law enforceare considering for another special assessment down the road. The issue of special assessments, which function erty owners, arose a few months ago when county commissioners were bateventually planned to pulled $2.2 million from emergency reserves to plug a gap in the 2011-12 shortage. Mayor Gary Dopson said he understands the financial dilemma the county faces and knows it must the future without having to continually draw down the reserves. But thats the countys problem, he said. cit somehow. But not at our expense, said Mayor Dopson. spread disparities in property tax bills throughout the county, which allows some owners to pay much less than others with similar properties. argue, would be the same for all property owners regardless of property value, and many people who currently pay no property taxes due to property value exemptions available for homesteaded properties, would be subject to the assessment fees. Thats the aspect of the countys proposal that city officials favored, saying the cost of government services should be spread across a broader spectrum of property owners. But putting the legal issues aside, they still had far too many unanswered for them to move forward with the county on the issue. tions I need answered, Mayor Dopson said. I dont want to add to what were already paycit. At one point during the meeting, the mayor asked if anyone in the audience was in favor of special assessments. Of about a dozen spectators, no one responded But several spoke in opposition to any increases in taxes or fees. I am adamantly opposed to the special assessment period! said Jack Baker, a Macclenny resident and business owner. There is no end to this recession. This economy is terrible. Mr. Baker owns several rental properties not eligible for homestead exemptions. While residential property owners may receive up to a $50,000 exemption on the value of their properties, Mr. Baker said, business owners get no break. Several other residents expressed similar sentiments, including Don Gaines, who said he owns property in the city and in the county. Were already having a hard time surviving out here, he said. We cant afford this kind of stuff. After about an hour and a half of discussion, which became repetitious, commissioners voted in favor of a motion by Mr. Rhoden to take no action unless further advised by the city attorney.Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael P. Pitt, son of Cynthia L. Pitt of Macclenny, and fellow crew members aboard USS Samuel B. Roberts recently completed the final portion of an anti-piracy exercise in the Somali Basin region. Pitt is a 1999 graduate of Baker County High Schoo and joined the Navy in August 1999. Phil RhodenThe special assessments are with a single-family residence or business within the countys jurisdiction, save those owned by the government or churches. Because Ms. Bryan resides on her property, shes eligible for a $25,000 homestead exemption and an additional $50,000 exemption for low-income seniors, she said. She purchased the property for $6500 in 1990 after her husband died, property records show. Ms. Bryan said shes called 9-1-1 only once since moving in. When asked if she thinks shes getting a free ride, Ms. Bryan said, I dont think so. County commissioners have talked about exempting elderly, disabled and low-income homeowners from proposed special assessments, but no specifics have been released regarding the amount of the assessment or who would be exempt. The plan has another hurdle to clear, too the Macclenny City Commission [see related article in this edition]. Discussions on the potential EMS assessment stalled after the city commissions attorney, Frank Maloney, advised the board that special assessments for EMS run afoul of previous court rulings. Still, the county commissions chairman Michael Crews is not giving up. He said the county has reAttorney General Pam Bondi on Mr. Maloneys contention that because EMS benefits people, not property, the special assessment is illegal. The existing special assessments are levied in addition to ad valorem property taxes that factors. The tax rates set by the county and other taxing authorities are applied to the value of a particular property as calculated by Property Appraiser Tim Sweats ever value exemptions the property is assigned. There are up to $50,000 in value exemptions available for homesteaded properties. The ed from taxation and another $25,000 is exempted from the value above $50,000. A homesteaded property with a taxable value of $100,000, for instance, would be taxed at $50,000, while one with a value of $50,000 would be taxed at $25,000. There is also a $50,000 value exemption for low-income seniors and others exemptions for the disabled, widows and other circumstances.How many arent paying county taxes?Nearly 10 percent of properties county-wide dont produce county property taxes because they have taxable values of zero, and about 5 percent of all parcels with buildings have no taxable value and no county tax burden, according to estimates from Mr. Mr. Sweat cautions, however, that within those 597 properties with buildings and no taxable value there is property owned by the government or religious organizations exempt from taxation. There are 59 churches listed in the phone book and property records indicate there are 168 parcels owned by the state, county, City of Macclenny, school district, hospital authority or Town of Glen St. Mary. Some in the latter group could be vacant, but most have structures. That leaves an estimated 370 properties with buildings under non-religious, non-government ownership and no taxable value. Yet, despite paying no county property taxes, the residents who occupy these properties have just as much access to EMS or law enforcement as everyone else. Records from the countys EMS department show that of 13 randomly chosen privatelyowned residential properties from the 597 parcels with buildings and no taxable, EMS has responded to seven, and one on Lewis Covin Road in southeast Macclenny seven times. The late Linda Sovers 1-acre parcel with a 1981 mobile home in northeast Macclenny is in probate and also carries no taxable value. Her son, 31-year-old Michael Sover, has lived there for 22 years. Mr. Sover said theyve called for EMS in the past, but not a lot, and that he wouldnt mind paying an annual EMS assessment in addition to those for solFaye McCollum, 68, is another homeowner whose property has no taxable value. She lives south of Macclenny in a conventional, single-family home built in 1959. Ms. McCollum said shes in the last two years due to pulmonary disease, but shes not supportive of the proposed EMS assessment. Of course I dont want to pay anymore, she said. Rex Holloways 33-acre tract on Miltondale Road is exempt from county taxes due to his disability from military service. Regardless, the 73-year-old Vietnam veteran and retired Army colonel said he would support a fee-based approach for public services. Im in favor of everybody paying something for services, he said. It doesnt seem fair to make some people pay for services that everybody uses. What Id like to see is whoever uses a service to pay, but I know thats not always possible.Few options lay aheadThe current property tax system greatly reduces the taxable value of all homesteads, even if its not all the way down to zero. County board chairman Crews said estimates from the property appraiser showed 46 percent of county taxpayers pay less than $500 in county taxes. Revenue from more broadly levied special assessments, he argues, could countys been facing in recent years. The county anticipates using some $2.2 million from reserves to make up the short fall department alone was $440,921 last year. Mr. Crews said he proposed a sweeping plan during budget workshops last summer to cut county spending across the board. The plan included department consolidations, layoffs and furloughs, but failed to gain the approval of fellow commissioners. That ship has sailed, said Mr. Crews, adding that special assessments are one of the few The most recent proposal for an EMS assessment was coupled with a pledge to reduce the countys property tax rate enough to offset the fee, Mr. Crews was That way, he reasoned, those with the highest property values, now paying their fair share, wouldnt see a substantial increase overall, while those with the lowest property values, paying no county taxes under the current system, would start contributing. County property taxes are levied county-wide while the assessvices only apply to areas outside Macclenny city limits. The city, which levies municipal property taxes within its jurisdiction, has partments. But without the city commissions agreement on the proposed EMS assessment, Mr. Crews said he would not support it because, under the proposal, property owners in the city may see a reduction in their overall tax bills while those outside the city may not. He said that if the Attorney Generals opinion favors the proposed EMS assessment, he intends to seek the city commissions cooperation once again. Should the opinion be unfavorable or city commissioners remain opposed to assessments, he said the county isnt left with many options. We can always let the county go broke, Mr. Crews said, or we can start cutting services. From page 1 From page 1r ffn


ursday, November 17, 2011 T B C P Page 5A criminal complaint was filed November 10 against a Glen St. Mary woman who allegedly stole two wallets and contents from employees at the Dollar General Store on South 6th in Macclenny on November 10. Deputy Earl Lord said he recognized Leslie Perryman, 29, as the person caught on a surveillance video entering an employee room at the store about 12:30 pm and taking wallets belonging to Amber Goldsmith and Syretha Taylor, both of Macclenny. The following day, a clerk at the Exxon Store on South 6th on the other side of Interstate 10 reported that a white female used Ms. Goldsmiths credit card to purchase $148 in merchandise. She signed the name Brenda Love to the credit ticket and was accompanied by a white male. Police were expecting a surveillance video of that transaction. In other thefts, two males are believed responsible for stealing boots, shoes and costume jewelry from the mens dressing room at the Baker High auditorium. The rooms are used by the drama department, whose sponsor Bob Gerard, told Deputy Matt Yarborough he confronted the suspects in the area early the afternoon of November 8. The pair said they were working on the building air conditioning system, and police later learned from the contractor that only one worker was assigned to the project that day. day at the Citgo station at Interstate 10 and US 90 west of Sanderson turned up stolen from Jacksonville on November 6. Deputy Rodney Driggers said a store employee flagged him the next day when he became suspicious because the vehicle was unlocked.JOEL ADDINGTONNEWS EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comThe owner of a highly-visible residential property on US 90 in downtown Glen St. Mary was given a 10-day grace period on the property up to code or face ally max out at $1850. Carolyn Wiggins was cited by the Town of Glen St. Mary in September for debris under and around a carport and overgrown grass around the 55-year-old home. She was given until November 13 to correct the violations before an $85 administrative fee is assessed and a hearing set before the Code Enforcement Board. Glens code enforcement ofthat code violations have been ongoing at the property for the last two years, though some progress was made on the carport area before the CEB meeting the evening of November 15. Ive had several complaints about the smell and the looks of the property, Ms. Loadholtz told the seven-member CEB. Weve been working with her, but its still [in violation] ... Under the carport theres a big difference, but around the carport is still overgrown. The CEB handles code violation cases for Glen. She said she smelled a urine odor, likely from cats, from the US 90 sidewalk where she took additional photos of the home on the day of the CEB meeting. the property in violation. The vote to wait 10 days before present for the hearing, passed 6-1 with board member David Theus dissenting. After the grace day until the property comes into compliance, for up to 180 days, will be assessed. Ms. Wiggins was also charged an $85 administrative fee, which offsets the towns costs to investigate and process code enforcement cases. In other cases heard by the CEB that evening, two property owners one found in violation of mobile home skirting rules and another in violation of zoning regulations, were given one month and six months, respectively, to come into compliance. Jessie Johnson and his wife Lisa appeared before the board regarding the lack of skirting on a mobile home at 4299 Southwood Rd. in the southeastern countys Black Bottom area. The property was cited for the violation in September after a routine inspection in July revealed the violation. A mandatory inspection is part of the countys permitting process for mobile homes. The countys code enforceofficial Bob Hathcox said neither a mailed notice of violation nor a hand-delivered notice were received by the property owners, Mr. Johnson and his mother Alice Crawford, so notices were posted at the property and courthouse. Mr. Johnson told board members hes been unemployed for about 10 months, but has found temporary work to get the approximately $330 needed to install the skirting. violation, CEB members unanimously approved member Waldo Brocks motion to allow Mr. Johnson 30 days to come into $50 plus $10 per day until the property is in compliance, for up to 180 days. The owners were also assessed the $85 administrative fee. hour-long meeting, Benny Leonard addressed CEB members regarding the RV repair and maintenance business he operates from his south Sanderson home on 11400 Blackberry Lane. The 15-acre propertys agricultural zoning does not permit such businesses. 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Corner of Hwy. 90 & Sherman Ave., 1 block east of CR 125 November 17 & 18 ~ 9-6 November 19 ~ 10-2We o er a wide range of business services including copies, fax, notary, design & printing November 17 & 18 ~ 9-6 November 17 & 18 ~ 9-6 P SScentimental Gi s, Etc.Baker Countys only FedEx Authorized Shipping Center Everything on Sale in our Gi Shop20% O Refreshments Free Samples Door Prizes Like us rfnnttworking on RVs for more than 30 years, but vacated a commercial property in Jacksonville after 11 years due to the economic downturn. Now, he said, he does mobile repair work and occasionally works on RVs at home. A complaint prompted the code enforcement case, Mr. Hathcox explained. Upon inspection, he found four RVs at the residence a few hundred yards from the road and obscured by trees. Mr. Leonard said two of the RVs belonged to customers and were undergoing repairs. He owns one and the other was being stored for a friend. an application with the countys Land Planning Agency to rezone a portion of the tract to commercial general, which would permit the RV repair business. However, the application fee is more than $1000 and the application could be turned down by county commissioners. Mr. Leonard said it would take move his customers RVs from his property. CEB members voted 6-1 to approve new board member Christopher Gazes motion to give Mr. Leonard six months to come into to those in the previous cases. Member Danny Burger dissented. The property owner appeared pleased with the outcome, saying, It gives me some breathing do. Mr. Leonard will be assessed the $85 administrative fee. The overgrown weeds at Carolyn Wiggins residence above led the countys Code 14. We offer youMORE... T B C PMore More We print obituaries with a picture free of charge. Send us letters and make sure they are SIGNED with a phone number. www.bakercountypress.com


Page 6 T B C P ursday, November 17, 2011Police arrested a St. George, GA man the evening of Novem ber 8 for felony possession of prescription medication after his vehicle was stopped following a disturbance at Murphy Oil on South 5th St. in Macclenny. Deputy Daniel Nichols said Frederick Yokum, 36, was driv ing a 1996 Honda away from the scene when stopped at South Boulevard and 6th St. The offi cer learned via a computer check that the drivers license had been suspended in Florida as an habit ual offender. He also learned that Mr. Yo kum was wanted on a warrant for obtaining a Georgia license while his Florida one was under suspension. During a search of the vehicle, police found six pills in a ciga rette pack for which Mr. Yokum did not have a prescription. He was also ticketed for having an open container of alcohol in the vehicle and an expired license tag. The earlier disturbance also involved Tammy Moreno, 24, of the same St. George address. She was stopped in a second vehicle but not arrested. In other drug-related arrests, Jacely Morris, 26, of Fort White, FL was jailed for felony posses sion of pills after they were found in her purse during a routine search the morning of November 8. Sheriffs investigator Tracie Benton said she stopped a vehicle driven by Ms. Morris on CR 125 south of Glen St. Mary because she knew the woman to be the boyfriend of Justin Sands, want ed by police. Ms. Morris gave officers per mission to search the vehicle because items belonging to Mr. Sands were inside. She was also charged with misdemeanor pos session of a small amount of marijuana. was named in a complaint for misdemeanor possession after a marijuana cigarette and small baggie of the drug were found in his vehicle the evening of No vember 12. Deputy Scotty Rhoden stopped him about 10 oclock in a 1997 Nissan near Estates and SR 121 south for failure to maintain a single lane. arrested Grant Hembree, 25, of Macclenny at the same location the evening of November 12 for driving on a license with four suspensions. The officer said he pulled over the 1998 Hyundai because of an inoperable headlight. HIGGINBOTHAMS TOWING & RECOVERY 7611 WEST MT. VERNON GLEN ST. MARY, FL. 32040 The following vehicle will be sold at public auction December 2, 2011 at 10:00 am, at Higginbothams Towing & Re cov ery, 7611 West Mt. Vernon, Glen St. Mary, FL. 32040. 2000 Nissan Pathfinder 11/17 IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 02-2011-CA-0169 DENNIS J. CHAPMAN and CYNTHIA N. CHAPMAN, Plaintiffs, vs. J.E. McCLENNEY, deceased, et al., Defendants _______________________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: J.E. McClenney, whose last known address is unknown including any unknown spouse of said De fendant, heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, or other claimants by, through, under or against any of them, and all unknown natu ral persons, if alive, and if dead or not known to be dead or alive, their unknown spouses, heirs, devi sees, grantees, creditors or other persons claiming by, through or under them, and against all persons claiming any right, title or interest in and to the lands described herein. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to quiet title based upon actual, open, notorious, continuous and exclusive possession of the following real property in Baker County, Florida: Part of Block 28 of the town of MacClenny, Florida, as recorded in Deed Book D, Page 800 of the Official Public Records of Baker County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Southwest corner of Lot 14 of Block 28 as recorded in Deed Book Q, Page 745 of the Official Records of Baker County ,Florida, and thence South 87 Degrees, 09 Minutes, 22 Seconds, West, along the Westerly extension of the South line of said Lot 14, a distance of 16.87, more or less, to a fence, said point being the point of beginning; thence continue South 87 De grees, 09 Minutes, 22 Seconds, West, a dis tance of 6.10 feet, more or less, to the east line of Lands described in Official Records Book 41, Page 408 of the Official Records of Baker County, Florida; thence South 03 Degrees, 01 Minutes, 52 Seconds East, along said East line, 31.57 feet, more or less to the SE corner of said lands; thence North 86 Degrees, 58 Minutes, 08 Seconds, East, along the Easterly extension of the South line of said lands, 6.30 feet more or less, to the aforementioned fence; thence Northerly along said fence, 31.50 feet, more or less, to the point of beginning. Contains 198.5 square feet, more or less. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Brent E. Baris, Esq., plaintiffs attorney, whose address is: Brent E. Baris, P.A., P.O. Box 223, High Springs, FL 32655, within 30 days after the first publication of this Notice, and to file the original of the defenses with this clerk of court either before service on plaintiffs attor ney or immediately thereafter. If a defendant fails to do so, a default will be entered against that defendant for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED: November 1, 2011 As Clerk of the Court By: Jamie Crews As Deputy Clerk 11/10-12/1 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHT JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NUMBER: 02-2011-DR-#298 DIVISION: MATTHEW I. SLOAN Petitioner and SHAUNA L. SLOAN Respondent, NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: Shauna L. Sloan, 425 N. Thompson #68 Murfrees boro, TN 37129 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been filed against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Matthew I Sloan, whose address is 10146 N. Glen Ave. Glen St Mary, FL 32040 on or before December 9, 2011 and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 339 E. Macclenny Ave, Macclenny, FL 32063, before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, includ ing orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts office. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts of fice notified of your current address. (You may file Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks office. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclo sure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dis missal or striking of pleadings. Dated November 4, 2011. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Jamie Crews Deputy Clerk 11/10-12/1 PUBLIC NOTICE The quarterly meeting of the Baker County Local Mitigation Strategy Task Force will take place at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, December 12, 2011, at the Baker County Emergency Operations Center, located at 1 Sheriffs Office Dr., Macclenny, Florida. All interested persons are invited to attend. 11/17 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 02-2011-CA-0170 ARIE GWENDOLYN DEWITT, WILLIAM RAY COMBS, MARY CAROLYN COMBS PARISH And DEBORAH MARLENE COMBS GRIFFIS, Plaintiffs, vs. ARTHUR COMBS and SUSIE COMBS, his wife, not known to be dead or alive; presumed to be dead; And all unknown grantees, creditors, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against them, and if dead, their unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against them; and all unknown grantees, creditors, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against them, and, if dead, or not known to be dead or alive, their several and respective estates, unknown spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees and creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under or against those unknown natural persons, and the several and respective unknown assigns, successors in interest, trustees, creditors, lienors or any other party claiming by, through, under, or against any corporation, existing or dissolved, or other legal entity named as defendant, and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the above named or described defendants or parties, or claiming to have any right, title, or interest in and to the lands hereafter described. Defendants. _______________________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: ARTHUR COMBS, deceased SUSIE COMBS, deceased YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an Action to Quiet Title on the following property in Baker County, Florida: The East of the NW of SE of Sec tion 2, Township 1 South, Range 20 East lying North of a certain ditch that runs Northeast and Southwest across said parcel of land, as recorded in Official Re cords Book 4, page 406, of the public records of Baker County, Florida. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on FRANK E. MALONEY, JR., P.A., Attorney, whose address is 445 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063; (904) 259-3155, within thirty (30) days after the first publication of the notice and on or before the 19th day of December, 2011, and to file the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on FRANK E. MALONEY, JR., P.A., attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relieve demanded in the Complaint or Petition. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on this 9th day of November, 2011. T. A. AL FRASER CLERK OF COURT By: Jamie Crews Deputy Clerk 11/17-12/8 ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS The Baker County Board of Commissioners will be accepting applications until 4:30 pm on December 1, 2011 for two (2) truck driver positions with the Baker County Road Department. Must have Class A or B CDL license with a good driving record. You may pick up applications at the County Administration Office lo cated at 55 North Third Street, Macclenny, FL 32063. The Baker County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all applications. 11/17-11/24 INVITATION TO BID NEW 6 TON HEAT PUMP SPLIT SYSTEM The Baker County Board of Commissioners will be accepting written sealed bids until 3:00pm on Novem ber 21, 2011 for the following: Removal of existing system and install One (1) New 6 ton heat pump split system including air handler with two (2) 3 ton outside units for the Baker County Emergency Services Build ing located at 1190 W. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny FL 32063. Due to the complexity of the system it is suggested that potential bidders inspect the cur rent equipment before submitting a bid. All work must be performed by a licensed person and be in compliance with State and local codes. Please submit bids to: Baker County Board of Com missioners, Attention Sara Little at 55 North Third Street, Macclenny, FL 32063. The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids for any reason what soever. 11/10-11/17Legal Notices NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGThe public is invited to attend a Public Hearing being held by the Baker County Board of Commissioners on November 21, 2011, at 5:01 p.m. in the Commission Chambers of the County Administration Building, 55 North Third St., Macclenny, Florida, at which time the Board will hear public comments and adopt Budget Amendments for the Fiscal Year 2010-11. GENERAL REVENUE REVENUE 001-334240 Byrne Grant $ 70,157.00 001-334760 Arboretum Grant $ 11,852.00 001-389920 Cash Forward $ 1,929,402.00 001-334740 Library Historical Grant $ 42,217.00 $ 2,011,411.00 EXPENSES 21-54601 Byrne Grant Expenses $ 70,157.00 29-56010 Arboretum Grant Expenses $ 11,852.00 35-57400 Loan Payment/Bank Building $ 292,964.00 35-59102 Transfer to Fire Fund $ 167,914.00 351-54990 Medicaid/Nursing Home $ 245,541.00 351-58208 Choose Life/Transfer to Agency $ 8,913.00 27-56400 EMS/Equipment $ 277,078.00 35-54100 Communications System $ 40,277.00 35-54910 Refund FEMA $ 23,904.00 35-59103 Transfer to Fine & Forfeiture Fund $ 453,312.00 $ 2,011,411.00 Original Budget $12,961,229.00 Amendment $2,011,411.00 Amended Budget $14,972,640.00 ROAD & BRIDGE FUND REVENUE 103-389920 Cash Forward $ 135,000.00 EXPENSES 55-55300 Road Materials $ 135,000.00 Original Budget $2,949,967.00 Amendment $135,000.00 Amended Budget $3,084,967.00 FINE & FORFEITURE FUND REVENUE 104-337200 City of Macclenny $ 39,308.00 104-334241 JAG Grant $ 4,258.00 104-334246 Bullet Proof Vest Grant $ 3,960.00 104-381000 Interfund Transfer $ 453,312.00 104-311100 Delinquent Taxes $ 143,836.00 104-341520 Excess Sheriff Fees $ 4,536.00 104-361100 Excess Interest $ 300.00 104-369000 Excess Miscellaneous Revenues $ 7,541.00 104-369300 Excess Miscellaneous Refunds $ 11,100.00 104-386400 Transfer from Sheriff $ 5,951.00 $ 674,102.00 EXPENSES 72-58191 City Law Enforcement $ 39,308.00 28-58111 Home Detention Program $ 40,566.00 69-58191 Law Enforcement $ 26,010.00 71-58191 Corrections $ 560,000.00 23-59122 JAG Grant $ 4,258.00 23-56431 Bullet Proof Vest Grant $ 3,960.00 $ 674,102.00 Original Budget $7,510,302.00 Amendment $674,102.00 Amended Budget $8,184,404.00 FIRE DEPARTMENT REVENUE 105-331504 Rural Fire Grant $ 17,965.00 105-381000 Interfund Transfer $ 167,914.00 $ 185,879.00 EXPENSES 54-54602 Vehicle Repairs & Maintenance $ 15,000.00 54-55211 Fuel $ 15,000.00 54-57100 Principal $ 137,914.00 54-56400 Equipment $ 17,965.00 $ 185,879.00 Original Budget $305,165.00 Amendment $185,879.00 Amended Budget $491,044.00 DRIVERS ED TRUST FUND REVENUE 120-348540 Additional Court Costs $ 3,348.00 EXPENSES 67-58111 Transfer to Agency $ 3,348.00 Original Budget $24,010.00 Amendment $3,348.00 Amended Budget $27,358.00 SPECIAL LAW ENFORCEMENT TRUST FUND REVENUE 121-389920 Cash Forward $ 97,042.00 EXPENSES Original Budget $32,100.00 Amendment $97,042.00 Amended Budget $129,142.00 ROAD PAVING FUND REVENUE 600-334495 SCRAP Funds $ 209,244.00 600-334496 SCOP Funds $ 911,513.00 $ 1,120,757.00 EXPENSES 75-54622 SCOP Resurfacing $ 911,513.00 75-54625 SCRAP Resurfacing $ 209,244.00 $ 1,120,757.00 Original Budget $5,073,183.00 Amendment $1,120,757.00 Amended Budget $6,193,940.00 EMS GRANT FUND REVENUE 108-334210 EMS Grant $ 2,396.00 EXPENSES 271-56430 EMS Grant Expenses $ 2,396.00 Original Budget $0.00 Amendment $2,396.00 Amended Budget $2,396.00 COURT INNOVATIONS TRUST FUND REVENUE 139-381001 Interfund Transfer $ 13,545.00 EXPENSES 939-55210 Operating Expenses $ 13,545.00 Original Budget $45,500.00 Amendment $13,545.00 Amended Budget $59,045.00 BAKER COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS BUDGET AMENDMENTS FOR FISCAL YEAR 2010 2011A photo on a cell phone left at the scene led to the arrest No vember 10 of one man for a home burglary north of Sanderson and a criminal complaint against his brother. Winchee Coleman, 20, of Sanderson insisted to Deputy Robert Simpkins that he broke into the residence of Sheila Sul livan that evening, and that his brother, 15, was not involved. However, the phone at the scene, which was on a pre-paid plan with no remaining min utes, had a picture of the younger brother and Mr. Coleman could not explain why it was at the resi dence on Tony Givens Rd. when the owner returned. He was ar rested for burglary, a second-de gree felony and felony criminal mischief. The younger brother is subject to a criminal complaint for bur glary. Ms. Sullivan told police a watch valued at $100 and a pel let gun worth $50 were taken. A rear window was shattered with a rock to gain entry, and Deputy Simpkins said it appeared the in truders made a hasty exit when Ms. Sullivan returned home about 8 pm. The break-in was one of sev en reported the past week to the sheriffs department. camera and a ring were taken from the residence of Katrinia Morgan on Doyle Williams Rd. north of Sanderson the afternoon of November 12. The victims son returned to the residence and a motor home belonging to Ralph Keenan of Jacksonville parked nearby about 4:30 to find they were en tered and ransacked. The owners were out riding four-wheelers at the time. Ms. Morgan told Deputy Dan iel Nichols her purse, $24, credit card and a checkbook were taken as well. Joan St. residence in south Mac clenny were reported, the first on November 7 when Dahloan Hembry said a printer valued at $40 was taken from a bedroom. Four days later, Ronnie Hem bree called police when he said he found that $2375 in jewelry items were taken from a bed room dresser. Deputy Earl Lord said there was no sign of forced entry. that three rings valued at $2900 and prescription medication were taken from a safe in the bathroom of her Jule Rd. resi dence in Macclenny the evening of November 5. Entry was through a front window. Ms. Cline reported the incident three days later. were removed from the residence of Wayne Rhoden on Martin Rhoden Rd. north of Macclenny overnight on November 4. Mr. Rhoden told Deputy Matt Yar borough he delayed reporting the crime until November 7 because both he and the second victim, a juvenile, believed the other had possession of the firearms. on November 7 to report that a necklace and bracelet valued as high as $800 were taken from at bedroom at her residence on Ben Rowe Circle. She told Deputy Yarborough the theft occurred during the night on November 4 and she suspects relatives who had been staying at the residence. An article in last weeks edi tion incorrectly identified Gen aro Harris, 25, of Macclenny as the person arrested November 1 for driving on a suspended li cense and possession of a mari juana smoking pipe. The person arrested was Todd Sark, 28, also of Macclenny. Mr. Harris was a passenger in the ve hicle stopped by police. The Press regrets the error. Do you have any old photos of Baker County people or buildings?We would like to see them. 259-2400 Send us letters and make sure they are SIGNED with a phone number. Online C CLet people know whats going onpost your special event online bakercountypress.com


ursday, November 17, 2011 T B C P Page 7Its a stretch to call it a crimeridden part of town, but police officers are finding themselves more often in recent months called to Macclenny Park between 8th St. and West Boulevard north of US 90 in the north city. A week ago, a Maxville man was arrested there in possession of crack cocaine, drug paraphernalia and residue. He was in the company of a Macclenny woman described as unresponsive and high on drugs. Police also found a pistol in the rear seat of his vehicle. In the past two years, Macclenny Park has been the scene of several muggings involving younger persons, arrests for drug possession, disorderly intoxication and vagrancy (sleeping in the rest rooms). They have occurred during both daylight and night hours. In the recent case, Bradley Griffis, 20, of Maxville was arrested on multiple charges just after noon on November 8 after police responded to a disturbance call on the parks west side bordering 8th St. Deputy Chris Walker said Jennifer Brooks, 29, was seated in Mr. Griffis 2005 Chevrolet passed out and with purple coloring about her face and lips. She was taken to Fraser Hospital for treatment and observation after an apparent drug overdose. The deputy got permission to search the car and found a plastic baggie with needles and a spoon with what appeared to be pill residue. On the suspect he found the cocaine, $485 in cash, two cell phones, steel wool, an ATM card and two checkbooks belonging to someone else and the handgun. He was booked for felony drug possession, carrying a concealed weapon and display of a weapon while committing a felony. A witness told police that Mr. Griffis earlier attempted to sell him the Ruger pistol. The next day, Deputy Johnny Hodges filed criminal complaints for disorderly conduct against two 16-year-old BCHS students who went to Macclenny Park to fight. They had been suspended the previous day for a verbal confrontation on campus and agreed to meet at the park to settle matters. Sheriff Joey Dobson said this week he will seek a meeting with Macclenny officials about setting a dusk to dawn curfew at the park aimed at cutting back illegal activity. Some people are certainly using it for the wrong reasons, he noted. We consistently are having to stay over in that area, especially at night when people really arent supposed to be there. He acknowledged that deputies are often called during daylight hours, as in the above mentioned instances, but if a curfew is enacted they would have cause to clear people out at night. Theres been drug use, transients sleeping and the like. Its going to get worse. Most of these people were dealing with are adults, not just kids, he said. Macclenny opened up a several block area for the park, ballfields and a fitness trail in phases during the past decade. The section where most of the illegal activity takes place is on the north portion where shelters and the duck pond are located. The city also maintains Heritage Park on Lowder south of US 90, but it is little used except for special events and enclosed in a perimeter fence. The park is locked at night and during some daylight hours. A warrant for felony domestic battery will be sought for Danny Mathis, 33, of Macclenny charging him with an attack on his estranged girlfriend at his residence on Bob Kirkland Rd. the morning of November 12. Jennifer Burnsed, 30, was interviewed by police at her Ohio St. address in Macclenny following the incident. She told Deputy Matt Yarborough she went to Mr. Mathis residence about 1 am at his request, and shortly after she arrived he became enraged, knocking her down and striking her head against the floor. He then allegedly choked her when she attempted to leave and began again striking her about the head, refusing to allow her out of the residence until he left about 10 am. Deputy Yarborough said Ms. Burnsed, who said she had been in a three-year relationship with the accused until February of this year, bore signs of the attacks about her head and neck. The deputy later telephoned Mr. Mathis, who said he was out of town working and would turn himself in at county jail early this week. He will be charged with battery by strangulation, domestic battery, false imprisonment and criminal mischief for destroying Ms. Burnseds cell phone. In a second case, a criminal complaint was filed November 13 against another former boyfriend for two counts of aggravated assault. Brandon Coffin, 22, of Macclenny allegedly threatened exgirlfriend Dawn Browning 18, and David Harvey, 21, with a kitchen knife at an address on John Allen Lane southeast of Taylor. Ms. Browning told Deputy Robert Aberly the accused came to her residence to bring her an application for unemployment benefits and an argument ensued. The suspect left when confronted by a neighbor who heard commotion inside the residence. Deputy Aberly filed the complaint after failing to make contact with Mr. Coffin at his Blair St. address in Macclenny. M ACCLENNY M OWER & S AW INC.821-A S. 6th Street, Macclenny | 259-2248Now servicing Tractors & ATVswith our trained technician! ALL JONSERED CHAINSAWS & ACCESSORIES5% OFFthru 12/31/11Pick-up & Delivery availableWINTER HOURS:Tuesday-Friday 8 am 5 pm Saturday 8 am 1 pmAll tractors by appointment only. GET YOUR MOWER READY EARLY!GET 5% OFF A FULL MOWER SERVICE 821-A S. 6th Street, Macclenny | 259-2248 Tractors All tractors by appointment only. Woodlawn Kennels Quality Professional CareGROOMING 2594757 BOARDING ....... . . . . . . ................... PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTONCar re chars engine at Food LionWhen the Chevrolet Impala (above) driven by Leo Je erson arrived in the Food Lion parking lot on South 6th Street about 4:45 pm on November 7, he noticed smoke coming from the vehicle. He said it wasnt until he stepped out and walked away, however, that he saw ames emanating from underneath the car. Mr. Je erson immediately dialed 9-1-1 on his cell phone. Macclenny re ghters from Station 1 in downtown Macclenny arrived about ve minutes later and extinguished the re. Mr. Je erson said he was coming from Robbies Car & Truck, which had sealed a blown gasket in the engine. The Chevrolet is owned by Annetta More of Macclenny, who said at the scene it was insured. One of the responding re ghters, Chris Bonds, said the gasket sealant was not likely the cause of the re because it isnt ammable after it cures.Police arrested a St. George, GA man the evening of November 8 for felony possession of prescription medication after his vehicle was stopped following a disturbance at Murphy Oil on South 5th St. in Macclenny. Deputy Daniel Nichols said Frederick Yokum, 36, was driving a 1996 Honda away from the scene when stopped at South Boulevard and 6th St. The officer learned via a computer check that the drivers license had been suspended in Florida as an habitual offender. He also learned that Mr. Yokum was wanted on a warrant for obtaining a Georgia license while his Florida one was under suspension. During a search of the vehicle, police found six pills in a cigarette pack for which Mr. Yokum did not have a prescription. He was also ticketed for having an open container of alcohol in the vehicle and an expired license tag. The earlier disturbance also involved Tammy Moreno, 24, of the same St. George address. She was stopped in a second vehicle but not arrested. In other drug-related arrests, Jacely Morris, 26, of Fort White, FL was jailed for felony possession of pills after they were found in her purse during a routine search the morning of November 8. Sheriffs investigator Tracie Benton said she stopped a vehicle driven by Ms. Morris on CR 125 south of Glen St. Mary because she knew the woman to be the boyfriend of Justin Sands, wanted by police. Ms. Morris gave officers permission to search the vehicle because items belonging to Mr. Sands were inside. She was also charged with misdemeanor possession of a small amount of marijuana. was named in a complaint for misdemeanor possession after a marijuana cigarette and small baggie of the drug were found in his vehicle the evening of November 12. Deputy Scotty Rhoden stopped him about 10 oclock in a 1997 Nissan near Estates and SR 121 south for failure to maintain a single lane. arrested Grant Hembree, 25, of Macclenny at the same location the evening of November 12 for driving on a license with four suspensions. The officer said he pulled over the 1998 Hyundai because of an inoperable headlight. rf fn tbff rfPolice have surveillance photos but little else to go on to identify a white male who stole four GPS systems from the Macclenny Walmart the afternoon of November 8. Store security observed the man retrieve clothing items and the electronic devices from the inventory shortly after 6 oclock, then wheel his cart to the front of the store where he took two of the units into the mens room before leaving the store. He returned several minutes later and removed the remaining two from the cart and again entered the rest room before exiting. A security worker attempting to catch him saw the suspect enter a beige SUV that headed south on SR 228. The license number he gave to Deputy Daniel Nichols was assigned to a Jacksonville woman and a different-styled vehicle. The GPS units were valued at $600. Another white male dashed out of the S&S convenience store on South 6th in Macclenny about 1:30 am on November 13 after snatching two 18-packs of beer. A store clerk told Deputy Jacob Satterwhite the suspect drove off south toward the interstate in a silver pickup truck. A passenger in a vehicle involved in a disturbance in west Macclenny the evening of November 12 turned up wanted in Bradford County for grand theft. Jennifer Brooks, 29, of Macclenny was in a 1993 Ford van stopped by Deputy Jacob Satterwhite just after 10 pm at the Exxon station on US 90 west at Lowder. The driver, Sheila Griffis, 47, of Macclenny was charged with disturbing the peace and resisting arrest without violence. Deputy Satterwhite said Ms. Griffis became angry and belligerent while he was questioning Ms. Brooks and refused to calm herself. She also resisted being handcuffed. In other warrant-related arrests, Adam Swisher, 26, of Jacksonville turned himself in at county jail on November 18, charged with possession of a controlled drug. Tarrance Riley, 33, of Macclenny was already at county jail when served with a Duval County warrant for failure to appear in court on a suspended license charge. Bradley Gri s


Page 8 T B C P ursday, November 17, 2011 JOEL ADDINGTON NEWS EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comThe annual state legislative delegation meeting the morn ing of November 9 ended with a heartfelt farewell from Florida Senator Charlie Dean to his con stituents in Baker County. Im a realist ... I know the real deal is that I wont be back in your area. But Ive never served a ing to gather his emotions. be carved out of Sen. Deans Dis trict 3 during the once-a-decade way in Tallahassee. as far north as Baker and Ham ilton counties and as far south tendees at the delegation meet ing held in the county commis Floridians with mental illness through Northeast Florida State It takes commitment from you and this community to do what you do for the State of Flor Dean said. Its second to none. Sen. Dean has remained a management of the state hos resents Baker County in the state legislature and joined Sen. Dean for the delegation meeting last week. Beach) was in the senate cham corralled enough votes to remove She left the chamber after the byists working on behalf of an in She said they were standing in front of a TV monitor outside the They were in disbelief. They Adkins. Florida legislature runs January to March. During the rest of the hourshared with the legislators their desires for the coming session. Baker County Commission chairman Michael Crews asked for funding to construct dualeast Macclenny by the county and the Council on Aging. and local resident Pat Collier asked that legislators increase than in assisted living facilities. Ms. Collier also requested the disease in their homes. remove references to mental retardation in state laws and regu lations. And its something that doesnt been cut. residential services has fallen islators to not balance the bud thanked the legislators for emer gency loan funding for the states court system this year on behalf of the circuits Chief Judge Mar to an illness. Macclenny resident Kate Svagdis asked for the legislators sidies from the federal govern ment as well as efforts to bring ber of the Baker County Tea Parthe state from wasting money on neering and attorneys fees. What were building are ing a St. Johns County elemen heights. Mr. Jacobs said the state should mandate what school dis tricts can build to save money said. Sen. Dean suggested Mr. Ja ida School Board Association for that could be brought to the leg islatures education committees. Macclenny business owner JOEL ADDINGTON NEWS EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.com water heaters and other house at the recommendation of land cluding Baker County Commisunit during the boards regular monthly meeting the evening of The new rate became effective immediately. is owned by the New River Solid erned by county commissioners would be able to cover its costs The change also makes the and then reweighed the con tainer to obtain the net weight of the white goods for which theyre then charged. orders from the associations en The work orders were for es related to construction of the landfills newest containment Title V gas collection system ser The work order amounts of all its work orders last year. ect remains on schedule with the ing ahead in the next few months. will be submitted to the Florida Protection. During the hour-long gather the lowest of four bids that Mr. of Corrections. The balers were for the r emains of a burned home from Bradford County. THE OFFICE MART 110 South Fifth Street | Downtown Macclenny 259-3737 WE ALSO DO CUSTOM PRINTING! 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. NEW RIVER LANDFILLrfPHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTONElderSources Pat Collier asks for more funding from legislators.Two collide at perilous 90 and I-10A Michigan man was own to Shands Jacksonville with serious injuries the morning of November 14 after his 1975 Chevro let pickup (left, background) pulled out of the Citgo station at US 90 and the interstate into the path of an eastbound 2006 Dodge truck (right). The driver of the second vehicle, Troy Hancock, 58, of High Springs, was wearing a seat belt and was not injured as the truck ipped over onto the shoulder. Eugene Baldwin, 48, was not wearing a belt. The collision occurred at 10:55. The interchange has been the scene of numerous mishaps in years past, several of them fatal. ntrfbb bttbb Baker County Bassmasters is Please be there if you are insafety. We are a Christian-oriented We publish wedding & birth announcementsFREE!$6 with Picture(4 week deadline)Submit your news article, letter to the editor, social notice or purchase a classied ad online atbakercountypress.com


ursday, November 17, 2011 T B C P Page 9 www.classycrossroads.comfacebook.com/classycrossroads1251 South 6th Street,Macclenny, FL 32063904-653-4725M-Sat 10am-7pm, W 10am-6pm Come seeMIKE DEESat Burkins Chevrolet to get yourSPECIAL DEAL for Credit Union & Farm Bureau members!0% for 72 Monthson select makes & modelsCALL TODAY!259-6117 904-237-0646mdees@burkinschevy.com rfnJOEL ADDINGTONNEWS EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.com The Baker County Press PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTONFire ignited after semi-trailer hits power pole on dead-end dirt roadTruck driver James Franklin Moore of the Tampa-area was attempting to turn around his semi-truck and atbed trailer the morning of November 11 when the right rear tire of the trailer knocked down a power pole as the vehicle navigated a sharp curve on Gri n Court o W. Lowder St. in southwest Macclenny. The live wires ignited a small brush re about 11:30 am that City of Macclenny re ghters extinguished using dirt and water. Damage to the Florida Power & Light pole was estimated at $5000, states the sheri s o ce crash report. The semi-truck was insured by its owner, Penske Truck Leasing of Tampa. We want to know...WEDDINGS & BIRTHS4 week deadline Check it out...www.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 oce located at 104 S. Fifth Street, Mac clenny, FL or mail your submission to PO Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063. We are available online at www.bakercountypress.comT B C PPage10NOVEMBER 17, 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 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 Glen St. Mary, Florida1/2 mile South of I-10 on CR 125, right on Nursery Road the historic Budder Mathis House9:00 am Adult Sunday School 10:00 am Sunday Worship/ Holy Communion 7:00 pm Wednesday Study/ Holy Communion Saint Peters in the GlenANGLICAN CHURCH New Hope Church, Inc. 23-A to Lauramore Rd. & Fairgrounds Rd.Sunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 am Sunday Childrens Church 11:00 am Sunday Evening Services 6:00 pm Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting 7:00 pmPastor J. C. Lauramore welcomes all Mt. Zion N.C. Methodist Church121 North 259-4461 Macclenny, FLPastor Tim CheshireSunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 am Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm Wednesday Prayer Service 7:00 pm Jesus answered, "Verily, verily I say unto thee, except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God." John 3:5 904-266-2337 904-387-0055 Baldwin Jacksonville Arrangements made in your home or our facility Fair & Reasonable Prices Funeral & Cremation Services Locally Owned & Family Operated Proudly Serving Northeast Florida 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.orgMACCLENNY 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 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 rfRoland Edward Dumas, 61, of Glen St. Mary died November 11, 2011 at the Acost-Rua Center for Caring. Mr. Dumas was a resident of Baker County for the past six years. Prior to living in Baker County he resided in St. Louis, Missouri for most of his life. He was a machinist working with heavy equipment and had been employed at Walmart Super Center in Macclenny for the past six years. He was a member of the Moose Lodge of Macclenny. Survivors include daughters Crystal (James) Bizelli, Hills boro, MO and Cynthia (Jerry) Daniels, Mountain View, MO; brothers Jack (Sue) Dumas, DeSoto, MO, Danny (Mary) Du mas, Eminence, MO and Larry (Linda) Dumas, Glen St. Mary; grandchildren Kristan, Jamie, Timothy, Jeffrey, Bethany and James, and also nieces and nephews. A private funeral service will be conducted at a later date. Guerry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.rntbr tbGloria Dean Rhoden Kicklighter, 75, of Jacksonville died November 14, 2011. She was born in Bak er County to the late Rus sell Rhoden and Beatrice Williams on March 31, 1936. Gloria was raised in Baker County and moved to Jacksonville after school. She returned to Baker County in 1997. She was a Primitive Baptist. Gloria enjoyed gardening, bowling, going to yard sales and going on cruises. She was pre deceased by her husband of 47 years Donald Raymond Kick lighter Sr. and son Jimmy Lamar Kicklighter. Survivors include children Diane Widner, Donald Raymond Kicklighter Jr., Debra Smith, Thomas C. Kicklighter, Wanda Turner, Barbara Hartzog, Polly Wooten and Daniel Roy Kicklighter; brother Garland Pee Wee Rhoden; 21 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. The funeral service was held Wednesday, November 16 at 11:30 am at the Primitive Bap tist Church in Macclenny with Elders David Crawford and Gor followed at Taylor Cemetery in Sanderson. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements.r ttfLorene Wynn Owens, 84, of Macclenny died November 5, 2011 following an extended ill ness. Better known as Granny to all who knew and loved her, Lorene always put She loved her friends, traveling, and eating out, or as she would say, Lets go boogity. She was preceded in death by her husband of 33 years, Carl D. Owens, two sons, one great-grand daughter, two brothers, and four sisters. Survivors include daughters Betty (Jimmy) Gatlin of Mac clenny, Debra (Larry) Hughes 12 great-grandchildren, 2 greatgreat-grandchildren, and sever al beloved nieces and nephews. A celebration of her life was held at 1 pm on November 12, 2011 in the chapel of A.M. Sei gler Funeral Home in Mulberry, FL with Pastor Derrell Ow ens (nephew) and Pastor Bob followed at Beulah Cemetery in Keysville, FL with her grand children serving as pallbearers. r rrCecilia Lois Beasley Prin gle, 84, of Middleburg died No vember 13, 2011. She was born in Olustee to the late Laury Beasley and Lettie Viola Sweat Beasley on June 15, 1927. She was a life long resident of Baker County and retired in 2002 from Northeast Florida State Hospital where she worked for 55 years as a nurse. Lois loved her dog, cats, birds and painting with oil paint. She was predeceased by her hus band Roy Pringle; twin brother Cecil Beasley; sister Jeanette Combs; brothers Elzy Beasley and Dewey Beasley. Survivors include brother Elic Beasley of Orange Park; sis ter Betty Jean (Pete) Peters of Sanderson and numerous nieces and nephews. Final disposition will be cre mation with a burial at Olus tee Cemetery at a later date. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services is in charge of arrangements. Gloria Kicklighter Lorene Owens r Five years have come and gone in the blink of an eye. I still cant believe youre gone. The world is a little quieter now and the sun doesnt shine as bright. The sky isnt as blue. Although youre gone, I will never forget the sound of your voice, or the smile that was on your face. You may be gone but you are certainly not forgotten.LOVE,JENNY AND FAMILY fr In our hearts and always on our minds. See you soon, son. I love you always.LOVE, MAMA AND BI LL Y-BOBSIRMAN S First Baptist Church of Cuyler, 11226 Osceolla Rd., will have its 35th annual homecoming No vember 20 at 11 am. Dinner on the grounds following services.rFirst Baptist Church of Cuyler is having a skeet ($10) and turkey ($2.50) shoot November 19 and 26 from 10-2. Take O.C. Horne Rd., follow signs to Leaman Rd. Proceeds will go to the youth fund.nttb Brandon, Today you would have turned 27. You were killed at such an early age. My heart hurts to think that you are not here with me any longer. The boys ask about you often and they miss you a lot. I will always cherish the times we talked, laughed, cried and prayed together. Thoughts and memories of our times together will remain in my heart forever. I will see you again. Rest in peace.I L OVE YOU,AUNT TAMMY rf We love and miss you so much. We will see you soon!!LOVE AL WAYS, DE BBIE ANDYOUR GIR LSKIM B ERLY, KYL IE, ANDGENALEIGHWEL OVEYOUPAP OO STONE, RIVER, BEAR, TAYL OR, ANDWAYL ONGENErbThe family of Annette Mash would like to thank everyone for their donations and for partici pating in the fund raiser. We ap preciate all of you, so thanks for your generosity because it will di Annette Mash and FamilyfntbtThe First Baptist Church of Glen St. Mary college clothing ministry has clothes and shoes available monthly for all ages. Everyone is invited to come and look through the clothes No vember 19 from 10 am 4 pm at the college and career building named Escape.ntt fntLOVE, TREASE, LATRESE, DEL ANO, MARQUIS, DAYTRELL, JAYCEON COPIESBlack & white/Full colorrfnrt Check it out...bakercountypress.com We print obituaries with a picture free of charge. Press Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 PM


ursday, November 17, 2011 T B C P Page 11 rr rfntbnbrnbnnn rfrn trf fbrr frntbbrbnrbnnrbtnrt brbtbrrnrbbbbr tnrbrtrnnnnbtbrtnr nnrrbntbbr bnbrbrrbtbrbntbrb frbrrrbbtrrnrrrbt rtrrrrrnbtbnrbrbt bnnb rrntb rrr rrt br 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 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 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 229ASK, AND IT SHALL BE GIVEN YOU Matthew 7:7Kelton, Tarrece, Marie, & Pastor VickWE NEED YOUR HELP!!!We are asking for a donation of just $5 by November 30, 2011 Your donation will be used to complete the building of First Community Holiness Church. Thank you, Pastor Vick A. Givens God made a difference, so we can make a difference.First Community Holiness Church | P.O. Box 346 | Sanderson, FL 32087 | 904.275.2094 Please make check payable to: First Community Holiness Church Peggys Flower Shop fresh & silk arrangements reasonable prices will deliver r It has been a year since you have left us, but you are missed more each and every day. There has not been a day that goes by that you are not missed. The Lord had a plan and work for you to do. You were a soldier here on Earth, now you are a soldier in Gods army up in Heaven. I miss our walks and talks, and your smile. The family has lost a dear friend, brother, nephew, uncle, father, husband and cousin. Rest in peace my child, we love you but God loves you best.YOUR FAMILY, THE PAIGES, WESTS AND WADLEYS r If tears could build a stairway and memories were a lane, I would walk right up to Heaven to bring you home again. No farewell words were spoken, no time to say good-bye. You were gone before I knew it, and only God knows why. My heart still aches in sadWhat it meant to lose you, no one will ever know. You are with angels around Gods happy throne. I would have held you closer if I had known.LOVE ALWAYS, YOUR BABY BROTHER ROD r Only the Best A heart of gold stopped beating, two shining eyes at rest. God broke our hears to prove He only takes the best. God knows you had to leave us, but you did not go alone. For part of us went with you, the day He took you home. To some you are forgotten, to others just part of the past, but to us who loved and lost you, the memory will always last. -Written by RuShawn JohnsonLOVE, TREASE, LATRESE, DELANO, MARQUIS, DAYTRELL, JAYCEON r Heartstrings When those we love go away, they never really leave us. They are with us now wherever we are. Those whom we have cherished live on forever, for love wraps itself around the heart. someday beyond our tears and all the worlds wrongs: beyond the clouds and all that we can see and touch, we shall all understand.-Written by RuShawn JohnsonLOVE, TREASE, LATRESE, DELANO, MARQUIS, DAYTRELL, JAYCEON r We Thought of You Today We thought of you with love today, but that is nothing new. We thought about you yesterday, and days before that too. We think of you in silence, we often speak your name. Now all we have is memories, and your picture in a frame. Your memory is our keepsake, with which well never part. God has you in His keeping, we have you in our heart.-Written by: RuShawn JohnsonLOVE, TREASE, LATRESE, DELANO, MARQUIS, DAYTRELL, JAYCEON r Garden in Heaven There was a special garden in Heaven waiting for someone as wonderful as you. So, the Master took your hand and gave you eternal life brand new. The angels, we can hear them singing. Small children are telling Jesus the news. There is a new rose in Heaven, picked by God, that precious rose is you. Its hard for us to let you go, to realize your life on earth is through. But were thankful for all the memories, seeds of love, planted in our hearts, by a man whose life was honest and true!-Written by: RuShawn JohnsonLOVE, TREASE, LATRESE, DELANO, MARQUIS, DAYTRELL, JAYCEON r Love is stronger than death even though it cant stop death from happening. But no matter how hard death tries, it cant separate people from love. It cant take away our memories either. In the end, life is stronger than death. When someone you love becomes a memory, the memory becomes a treasure.-Written by: RuShawn JohnsonLOVE, TREASE, LATRESE, DELANO, MARQUIS, DAYTRELL, JAYCEON r American Soldiers American soldiers are heroes who walk among the common people. They possess an uncommon courage and profound determination to keep this country free. By: Leroy S. Yeartie Sr.LOVE, TREASE, LATRESE, DELANO, MARQUIS, DAYTRELL, JAYCEON rfr Its been four long years since you left us, yet the pain of losing you is still fresh. We miss your beautiful smiling face and your hearty laugh. You live on in our hearts and the faces of your children. We will see you again in Heaven.LOVE, Eva Redmond, mom Jack Waldrup, dad Sons Michael, Bud and David, Grandson Caleb, Siblings Garrath, Nadine, Alan, Karen and Robert MORANS AUTO PARTS & MORANS MOTOR SERVICEwill be closed the week of Thanksgiving, November 21 25.We will re-open Monday, November 28 at 7 am.159 W. Macclenny Ave. Macclenny | 259-3828 As we have reached the close of our second year, the Board of Directors of the Baker County Farmers Market would like to thank you for your support. Without the support of every shopper and every vendor the market would not be possible.The market will re-open on March 3, 2012. We look forward to seeing you there. The Baker County Farmers Market Thank You for Supporting First Baptist Church of Sanderson located at 8767 S. CR 229, will host a fund raiser for David Manning to help pay for the repair of his van equipped for the handicapped. Chicken and rice dinners will be sold on Friday, November 18 beginning at 11 am. Dinners are $5 each. To place an order call 2752661 or 613-8094. All donations will be appreciated.Online C CLet people know whats going onpost your special event online bakercountypress.com C CLet people know whats going onpost your special event online www.bakercountypress.com Check it out...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 PPage12NOVEMBER 17, 2011 KELLEY LANNIGANFEATURES features@bakercountypress.comTamekia Jackson is the new family and community services manager at the Northeast Florida Community Action Agency (NFCAA). Ms. Jackson, 29, is a native of Bolavir, Tennessee and attended the University of Tennessee. After moving to Jacksonville in 2008 she completed a bachelors degree in social science at Jacksonville University. Before coming to the Macclenny office, she worked with NFCAA in Jacksonville as a youth development specialist. Her work involved after-school programs featuring tutoring and mentoring and as well as the Data Busters program that partners with local busito teenagers. Ms. Jackson will oversee all agency programs in the county, including two the low-income home energy assistance program and the family self-sufficiency program. heating and utility bills. The second helps people return to school to earn up to an associates degree and assists with resume writing, job interview and other skills. The overall mission of this agency is to eradicate poverty, said Ms. Jackson. NFCAA strives to meet that goal through a combination of education, empowerment and assistance. She particularly enjoys equipping people with the tools to accomplish the mission. Its important to instill in people an understanding that a combination of education and employment are the tools that will help them pull their family out of poverty, she said. Ms. Jackson says she has been looking forward to the prospect of working in a small town like Macclenny. Being from a small town myself, I identify with this lifestyle and was excited about coming here to work, she said. is the attitude of friendliness that small towns so often exude. I love going to the local Walmart and having people greet me and be so friendly, she said. Im very accustomed to that sort it here. School Lunch MENUNovember 21 November 25Offered everyday:Cold lunch plate of chef salad with wheat roll or crackers and dessert (when offered) 1% lowfat white milk, % lowfat flavored milk, orange juice. Monday, November 21Breakfast: Chefs Choice Lunch: Chefs ChoiceTuesday, November 23Breakfast: Chefs Choice Lunch: Chefs ChoiceWednesday, November 23Thanksgiving Break No SchoolThursday, November 24Thanksgiving Break No SchoolFriday, November 25Thanksgiving Break No School Membership Openings Garden Club of Jax $42 to join 355 4224 New Comers Circle 4th Monday @ 10 a.m. 1005 Riverside Ave. Jacksonville, FL 32204 gardenclubofjacksonville.org In Observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, The City of Macclenny will have the following solid waste collection schedule: Regular pickup Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, November 21, 22, & 23. No solid waste pickup on Thanksgiving Day, November 24. Entire City of Macclenny pickup on Friday, November 25.Holiday Hours for City HallPleased be advised that in observance of the Thanksgiving Holiday, City Hall will be closed on Thursday, November 24, and Friday, November 25, and will re-open for business on Monday, November 28, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. 259-6123 $3.99 $999 lb. of ourFried or Shrimp with two sides $399 Of equal or lesser value. May not be combined with any other offer. Expires 11/30/11 $899 Our best snow crab legslb. Buy 1 Dinner at Menu Price Get 2nd Dinner OFFGri s OglesbyLisa and Chris Milton are pleased to announce the marriage of daughter Kayla Griffis to Mahlon Oglesby, both of Macclenny. Mahlon is the son of Donson. The wedding took place November 11, 2011 at 11 am at Taylor Church with Pastor Mark Woods Following a honeymoon on Hilton Head Island and Elijay, GA the couple will reside in Glen St. Mary. Waylon Gene HendersonrfTim and Kylie Graves Henderson are pleased to announce the arrival of son Waylon Gene Henderson on October 25, 2011 at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville. Waylon weighed 7 lbs., 2 ozs. and measured 20 inches long. Proud grandparents include Debbie and the late Gene Graves of Sanderson and Dennis and Helen Henderson of Callahan. The Hurst, Kirkland and Mikell families will hold their annual family reunion on Friday, November 25 at 2 pm at the home of Ronnie Kirkland. Dinner is at 3 pm. rfntbtRegistration for the December GED test will be held at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, November 22 at the Baker County school districts career and adult education building at 523 West Minnesota Avenue in Macclenny. Registration will be limited to minimum of two hours for GED registration. The testing fee of $70; a valid picture ID, and /Social Security card are required at registration. Discounted testing fees are available for Baker County adult education students who are currently enrolled in the GED preparation program with a minimum of 12 hours class time. The GED test will be given December 12, 13 and 14. The next scheduled test will be administered in January. For more information about GED registration, contact Wanda Conner at 2590403. Event planners open shop in Macclenny Owners (from left) Barbara Blackshear, Travis Jay and Audrey Kennedy stand amid oral arrangements the evening of November 10 during the open house and ribbon cutting at Moonlight Blessings on US 90 east in Macclenny. The trio set up shop with event planning and rentals (weddings, anniversaries, etc.) and it is open Monday, Tuesday and Thursday from 5:30 to 8 pm and Saturdays from 10 am-2 pm. PHOTO BY KELLEY LANNIGANTamekia Jackson.rffntbtf brrThe Riverside Garden Club in Jacksonville is hosting a Home for the Holidays luncheon December 8 from 10 am-1 pm. Tickets are $18 and include lunch and demonstrations on holiday decorations that will be given away as prizes. Tables for 10 are available for large groups. Call 355-4224 to reserve.The Baker County Extension Service will host the tri-county beef update on December 1 from 6-8 pm at the Ag Center auditorium. This is an ongoing program of updates for beef producers in Baker, Bradford and Union counties. Topics for this session include fall and winter forage, beef cattle marketing and beef cattle nutrition. The registration cost is $5 per individual. The Baker County Farm Bureau is sponsoring a meal during this event. Registration deadline is 5 pm on November 28. To register or for more information, please call (904) 259-3520. You can also visit our website at http://baker.ifas.ufl.edu. quality adj. 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ursday, November 17, 2011 T B C P Page 13 JOEL ADDINGTONNEWS EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comBaker Countys very own bogeyman better known as the Taylor Wild Man has emerged from the shadows and found an Internet connection. You know you were my worst nightmare growing up, commented Pauline Faye Gibbs on the Taylor Wild Mans Facebook page. Now you dont seem so scary. Happy Halloween Taylor Wild Man. To get better acquainted with the once illusive terror thats plagued local childrens imaginations for generations, The Press contacted the Taylor Wild Man via social media to request an interview. The interview and his posts to Facebook and Twitter show him to be a straight-talkin hunter and lover of the great outdoors, and a fan of the Florida Gators. He appears to have a crush on Miranda Lambert as well. The following are excerpts from the interview. The full interview will be available at www. bakercountypress.com later this week. Taylor Wild Man: I just got a message on the Facebook from a young lady that said yall might want to interview me. I reckon that sounds like a good idea. I dont really know what yall want to know about me, but if you wanna send me some questions I can try to answer them the best I can. Yall could try to come out time when someone sees me I wasnt looking to hold a meet and greet. I pretty much keep to myself for obvious reasons. Joel Addington: Excellent. should I address you? Taylor? Mr. Wild Man? TWM: You can call me the Wild Man an I guess. JA: OK, Wild Man, how long have you been part of the Twitter-verse and what prompted you to join? TWM: I decided to get on Twitter and Facebook basically because thats what everybody does now. I also thought it would be cool to connect with the younger folks. Ive been around quite a long time, but I have kind of become irrelevant. Theres a whole new generation of people that dont know nothing about the Wild Man. Baker is also getting a lot of newcomers like the ones moving in from Jacksonville and all. Baker is a place that has a wealth of history and Im a part of it. I thought it was real funny when the skunk ape or whatever it was got sighted a few years back. Some people said they saw it, some people didnt believe it at all and some folks said it was me. I also reckon that seeing how Im a public figure and all, I should have my voice and thoughts heard because I been here longer than almost anyone. JA: Ive only been here for a few years but Ive heard whispers here and there about the Taylor Wild Man. When I first heard your name, I thought you were akin to Bigfoot. Ive since been schooled that youre more the hermetic-type, living off the land and so forth. So, Wild Man, exactly how old are you? Where did you come from? And what can you tell me about youre day-to-day lifestyle? TWM: Many of the claims about what I am and aint have been greatly exaggerated. Im not 10 feet tall and I dont have antlers. Now I might have stolen a chicken or two in my day. A mans gotta eat. I also hunt for deer, wild hogs, gator and rabbit. Ill even eat a little squirrel from time to time. shine and muscadine wine. I aint a drunk but I like a drink or two every now and again. Thats pretty much the long and short of it. I aint sure how old I am but I been out here for years. I reckon Im in my 60s. I get my exercise hunting and what not so I stay in pretty good shape. I been out in the woods since I was a youngin. I used to live with my grandma when I was a kid but when she died I didnt want to go live with nobody else so I ran out to the woods and I been here ever since. I dont even know her name. I just know she was me grandma. And I know they call me the Taylor Wild Man but thats jut because thats where people have seen me. But I dont stay in Taylor all the time. I go up into the Okefenokee from time to time. Theres a lot of room to roam around here. A lot of land that aint got no houses and people. Land that aint been developed. True swamp wilderness. I hope it stays just like this forever. Im glad the state and country protects this land. Thats important because so much of our woods and swamps is getting taken away. I heard a song called Lochloosa that was wrote and sung by some boy from around here, JJ Grey. You listen to that song and you got to agree with what its about. Our land is getting stolen by developers and such. Its a crime if you ask me. JA: Lochloosa is a great tune, a must listen for anyone who treasures the real Florida what mingos and Mickey Mouse. So it sounds like youre somewhat of a conservationist. Do you feel any kinship to the critters with which you share a habitat, save the ones that end up your dinner, and/or the wilderness? And if so, what should the outside world do to help protect them? TWM: Yeah, I think that we as people have a responsibility to take care of the environment around us. We are just guests here and I feel to some extent we arent grateful for what weve been given. As far as the animals and such, I know that God put them here for us to eat. However, God also gave us the intelligence and the resources to manage what hes provided for us. Killing a deer for me aint about hanging something on a wall somewhere. Its pretty spiritual. Im taking life to provide for my own. Its not a sport, you know. But sport hunting is important too, when its done like it should be. We do gotta kill animals because if we dont nothing will. Deer aint got no more predators. We killed all the panthers and we killed all the wolves and coyotes, etc. And that aint just a Florida thing, thats an America thing. So basically what Im saying is that I think its pretty un-Godly and un-American not to respect the nature around you and throw trash and beer cans wherever and leave furniture on the side of the road and what not. It aint right to kill or catch more than you can keep and that kind of stuff really makes me angry. JA: Getting back to youre lifestyle. Where do you sleep? Under a tent? In a tree? On the ground? TWM: Mostly on the ground. I found an old canvas tent that I sleep in when the weather gets me some sort of shelter. When your dogs are barking for no reason early in the morning, that might be me slipping out of your barn or shed. JA: What do you do when youre not hunting, fishing or bathing in the St. Marys River? TWM: Besides scaring people and killing goats? Ha, ha. No, I just do my thing. That pretty much sums it up. I think a lot. I read the newspaper. If you didnt get your Sunday paper one week, it might have been because of me. I like to hear music when I get a chance to and here lately getting pretty old now and Ive seen a lot so I like to write about what I see in the paper. Computers are crazy but theyre a sign of the times. Heck, even I got one. Whats the world coming to? JA: Have you ever been in love? TWM : Not until here recently. I saw a picture of Miranda HOLIDAYSALEThe seasons must-have decorations are on sale now, just in time for the holidays. Whether youre looking for the perfect gift or the perfect Christmas ornament, youll find it here.ENTIRE MERCHANDISEBUY 1 TAKE60% Offyour second* 110 South Fifth Street, Macclenny 259-4140Southern Charm*Of equal or lesser value. Excludes previously discounted merchandise, furniture and antiques.BUY 1 ORNAMENT TAKE60% Offyour second ornament SCHOOL ACTIVITIESNovember 17 BCHS: Underclassmen Yearbook Picture Retakes, Senior Panoramic Picture, Boys Basketball Preseason Classic at Baldwin, 6 pm BCMS: Basketball vs. Suwanee, 5 pm WES: Good Morning Show Club Meeting, 8 am PK/K: Fall Picture Retakes November 18 BCHS: Boys Basketball Preseason Classic at Baldwin, 12 pm WES: Positive Behavior Support Club Meeting, 8 am, Jump Rope for Heart November 19 BCHS: Florida High School Activities Association Final Meet at Everglades Ranch, TBA November 21 BCHS: Girls Varsity Basketball vs. Yulee, 6 pm WES: Positive Behavior Support Movie November 22 District-wide: School Board meeting, 6:30 pm, District School Board Room BCHS: Special Olympics at Gym, 8 am, Boys Basketball at Baldwin, 6 pm BCMS: Club Day, SOFL BB at HS, Basketball at Richardson, 5 pm KIS: Accelerated Reading Goal #3 due WES: Positive Behavior Support Movie MES: Florida State/University of Florida dress-up day November 23 District-wide: Thanksgiving Holiday No School Congratulations Dallen Starling on a great shot!Momma & Daddy are so proud of you! ATTORNEYDavid P. Dearingformer Baker County Prosecutor SERIOUS INJURIE S C AUSED BY NEGLIGENCE OF A NOTHER AND C RIMIN A L DEFENSEJ M acclenny 259-1352T oll F ree (888) 211-9451All initial consultations are absolutely free.The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience. I NJURY LA W Treatment rooms are private and con dential. TIRED OF LOOSE DENTURES? Mouth full of adhesive?Implants are a permanent solution to loose tting dentures.Call today for a free consultation. Mouth full of adhesive? solution to loose tting dentures. The denture is secured by snapping it into place. Melissa Taylor, R.D.H. Dr. Carter, D.M.D What famous person had an emerald chip put in the middle of their upper right incisor but later changed it to a diamond?FALL SPECIAL ON TEETH WHITENING $149Mick Jagger $ $ WE BUY TIMBER $ $ r sight. Well, on my end of things anyways. JA: Speaking of celebrities, one of your tweets mentioned Tim Tebow. How do you think hes doing in the NFL? TWM : I am a big Gators fan and I feel Timmy will do alright. They just got to let him play his game. Hes got heart and he always says the right thing. He has never thrown anyone under the bus. He has skills you cant teach and I think they can teach him the rest.The pro le picture from the Taylor Wild Mans Facebook page.


Monday Friday 9:00 am 5:00 pmby phone904-259-2400onlinewww.bakercountypress.comorclassieds@bakercountypress.comby mailSend a copy of the ad exactly as it should appear, payment and phone number where we can reach you.PO Box 598, Macclenny, Fl 32063Placement, correction or cancellation of ads may be phoned in anytime before Monday at 5 p.m. for publication on Thursday.20 words, 1 week .................$6.00 cash/check20 words for $7.00 Visa/MC20 each additional word15 words, 1 week .................$8.00 cash/check15 words for $9.00 Visa/MC20 each additional word Page 14 T B C P ursday, November 17, 2011 T B C PClassiedsoer a world of values! Classied Rates: Service Ad Rates: To Place an Ad: Deadlines: House for sale, rent or rent to own with good down payment. 2 BR, 1 BA on 3.75 acres in the country. Please call 904-5918995. 11/17p 3 BR, 1 BA home near Memorial Stadium. $750/month, rst, last, $300 deposit, ser vice animals only, 904-710-5246. 11/10-24p 3 BR, 2 BA singlewide, 11 miles south of I-10 on 121. $550/month, $550 security deposit. Mike 904-545-2275. 11/17-24p 2 BR, 1 BA apartment in Glen. $600/month, $600 deposit 259-2645. 11/10-17p Nice apartment, 1 BR, 1 BA, kitchen, in downtown Macclenny. $525/month plus deposit. 904-540-4450. 11/17c 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home on nice private acre lot. References required, service animals only. $650/month, $500 deposit. 2595853. 11/17p 3 BR, 2 BA doublewide in quiet neighbor hood, CH/A, replace, dishwasher, washer/ dryer and water included in rent. Pets wel come $800/month 904-412-4004. 10/27-11/17p 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home, CH/A, $600/ month $500 deposit 923-2191. 10/27-11/17p 2 BR 1 BA trailer on Mud Lake Rd, CH/A, $450/month, 259-4884. 11/17p 3 BR, 2 BA corner of Hwy 125 & US 90 by ice machine. 759-2913. 11/10tfc Mobile Homes, 2 and 3 BR, A/C, service animals only. $500-575 plus deposit. 904860-4604. 9/1tfc 2006 Chevrolet Avalanche Z71 4x4 Low miles, loaded!! $19,888. 259-5796. 11/10c 2011 Chevrolet Impala LTZ GM certied, black/black leather, loaded!!! 1.9% nanc ing. Call today!! 259-5796. 11/10c 2006 Honda Odyssey EX-L Leather, Navi gation, DVD system, 3rd Row, seating a steal at $14,995. 259-5796. 11/10c 2011 Chevrolet Traverse LT 3 available!!! Onstar, XM Radio, Bluetooth!! From $389/ mo. 259-5796. 11/10c 2010 Chevrolet Silverado 4x4 Crew Cab Z71 LTZ Loaded like new!!! Call today!! 259-5796. 11/10c 2010-2011 Chevrolet Impalas 4 to choose!! PW, PDL, keyless remote, CD. Wont last!! From $225/mo. 259-5796. 11/10c 2011 GMC Acadia loaded!! Quad bucket seats, rear camera, Onstar, XM. COME ON!! $389/mo 259-5796. 11/10c 2011 Chevrolet Equinox LT Three to choose!!! Fully equipped, save thousands! From $325/mo 259-5796. 11/10c 2011 Chevrolet Silverado Ext Cab LT Only 600 miles! Save thousands over new! V8, auto PW, PDL, keyless, Bluetooth, USB, XM, Onstar. Too much to list $359/mo. 2595796. 11/10c Mobile stylist: braids, micros, and sew -in. Contact Corinthia 904-380-1451. 11/17-24p Christian mother baby sitting in her home. For more information please call 904-8680029. 11/17[ Minx cat found Nov. 9 near Macclenny ballelds and W. Ohio Ave. Dark brown with black stripes and dots, white feet and no tail. Call Carolyn Gainey 259-8494 for more information. 11/17 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 Fleet Mechanics Needed: Tractor/trailer mechanics needed for late model eet. Must have experience and tools. Welding experience helpful, good pay and benets. Apply in person at Pritchett Trucking, Lake Butler, FL or online at www.pritchetttruck ing.com. 10/27tfc Accepting applications for all positions at Rising Star Karaoke Cafe. Apply in person at 698 West Macclenny Ave. Suite F, Monday Friday, 9 am 6pm. 11/10-17p Owner OperatorsNew FSC increase! Paid FSC on loaded and empty miles. $2,000 sign-on bonus. Home daily, 24/7 dispatch, great fuel and tire discounts. CDL-A with 1 year tractor trailer experience required. Call 866-730-8725. www.comtraklogistics. com. 11/10-12/1p Accepting applications: The Baker Coun ty Board of Commissioners is currently accepting applications for a contracted as-needed part-time Life Safety Inspec tor. Minimum qualications required are a High School Diploma or GED, valid Florida drivers license and State of Florida Fire Inspector License. For applications and complete job description please contact the Baker County Administration Ofce at 55 North 3rd Street, Macclenny, FL 32063. Applications will be accepted until Novem ber 28, 2011 at 5:00 pm. The Baker County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all applications.11/10-17c 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 mo bile home $42,000. Owner nancing. Call 904-813-1580. 2/10tfc Class i fied ads and no tic es must be paid in ad vance, 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 accompanied by payment and instructions. They should be mailed to: Class i fied Ads, The Baker 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 telephone. 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 notification of error by the person or agen cy for whom it was pub lish ed, then that party as sumes full payment re spon sibility. The Baker County Press reserves the right to refuse advertis ing or any oth er mate ri al which in the opinion of the publisher does not meet standards of publication. Camille Beckman hand cream Root candles, unique gift items. Southern Charm 110 S. 5th Street. 259-4140. 4/28tfc Landscaping mulch While supply lasts. 259-2900. 4/28tfc Seasoned oak rewood standard size pick-up load $100, can deliver for addition al $25, call 653-1149. 11/10-12/1p 1997 Monterey Montura 21 inboard/out board with bimini top and trailer. Now ac cepting bids, contact Beth at 653-4453. 11/17tfc Fried Turkeys plain, Cajun, injected or smoked. Richards Market 259-6660. 11/10-17p 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 Graco Stroller blue plaid covering, very nice, $40. 588-3628. 11/17tfc Seasoned rewood $80 for half cord de livered. Call Bruce 838-3130. 10/27-12/29p We buy junk. Cars, trucks, tractors, all scrap metal. 386-965-1423 or 386-3654879. 10/20-11/24p We install 6 seamless gutters. Pressure washing. 259-7335. 8/11tfc Finally Fall!! The historic Franklin Mercan tile is reopen for business. Antiques, col lectibles, and home accessories. Friday and Saturdays 10:00 am 5:00 pm. 259-6040. 10/20tfc Paying top dollar for Bahia and Bermuda elds, small or large tracts for sod. 386365-5355. 11/3-24p Gas dryer $40, and front load washer $40 or $75 for both, large computer desk $25, small desk $10, swivel chair $15, 2593254. 11/17p Maytag refrigerator with ice maker $250 and Whirlpool stove with self cleaning oven $230 both look brand new, excellent condi tion, 259-6849. 11/17p Pool table, like new, green velvet, medium oak $200; cast iron bunk bed, white, good condition, twin top, full bottom with mat tresses $130, 904-887-6779. 11/17p All fences, decks, pole barns built to last. Call 904-437-6828. 11/10-17p Coffee and end-table set medium oak with glass inserts. Convenient storage space under all tables. Set comes with lamps, purchased at Rooms-To-Go. $100 for all, will sell separately. Call 588-3628 11/17tfc 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 1990 Fleetwood motor home, 30, nice, clean $8500, 1992 deck boat, 20 $5000 or $12,000 for both, 259-2121. 11/10p 1995 Toyota car, 4 door, clean, automatic, 35 mpg, $2500, 571-0913. 11/17p 1996 Suburban, $3,000. Good shape, call 259-2900. 11/3tfc 1991 Ford F150, auto, tilt, cruise, A/C, AM/FM, CD, new tires and battery. $1800 obo. Home 259-1940, cell 904-673-0220. 11/10-24p 2010-2011 Toyota Camrys 8 to choose!! PW, PDL, tilt, cruise, CD, fully equipped, pay ments from $249/mo. 259-5796. 11/10c 2010 Toyota Corollas 3 to choose!! Over 30 MPG!! Nicely equipped, hurry while they last from only $219/mo. 259-5796. 11/10c 2010 Nissan Versas to choose!! 34 mpg! PW, PDL, auto, AM/FM CD as low as $199/ mo. 259-5796. 11/10c 2010 Nissan Altima 2.5S 6 to choose!! Auto trans, fully loaded with SmartKey!! From $229/mo. 259-5796. 11/10c 2010-2011 Chevrolet HHR LT 8 to choose!! GM Certied Warranty, 1.9% nancing available from $229/mo. 2595796. 11/10c 2011 Chevrolet Silverado Crew Cab LT Fully equipped, V-8, auto, PW, PDL, CD, bed liner $349/mo. 259-5796. 11/10c 2010-2011 Chevrolet Malibu LT 3 to choose!! GM Certied Warranty, 1.9% nancing. Call today!!! 259-5796. 11/10c 2008 Chevrolet Malibu LTZ 3 to choose!!! Fully Loaded!! Leather, Sunroof, Low Miles!! $277/mo. 259-5796. 11/10c 2008 GMC Sierra Reg Cab V-8, auto ac, CD Tow Package for only $199/mo. 2595796. 11/10c 2009 Chevrolet Silverado Ext Cab Z71 V-8 Auto, PW, PDL, tilt, cruise, CD $349/mo. 259-5796. 11/10c 2008-2010 Chevy Cobalts 4 to choose!! PW, PDL, Auto, AC, CD, Keyless remote from $7,995 Hurry!! 259-5796. 11/10c For Sale Advertising Info. YARD SALESFriday only, 8:00 am -? 236 Ivy St. off 121 N., look for signs, lots of household items, nice clothes, all kinds of stuff. Friday only, 8:00 am -? 930 Red Fox Way in Fox Ridge. Last sale of the year, everything must go! Furniture, TV, jog ging stroller and much more. Friday and Saturday 8:30 am ? 592 N 5th St (228), multi family, scrubs to saws. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am 12:00 pm 6280 N River Cir, in Macclenny, clothes, furniture, Christmas items, etc. Too much to list. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am 1:00 pm Hillside Dr. off River Circle. 2nd house on left. No early birds. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am 2:00 pm 6526 Jim Starling Rd off Mud Lake Rd. A-Z and some free. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am ? 151 W Stansell Ave., Multi family. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 am 12:00 pm, 586 W. Railroad Ave. in Macclenny. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 am 12:00 pm, 405 Linda St., Macclenny. Multifamily, clothing of all sizes, furniture, lots of everything Friday and Saturday 8:00 am 12:00 pm 12514 N CR 23A, on Lowder past Emmanuel Baptist on left. Mens, womens and boys clothing, toys, house wares, some furniture. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am 2:00 pm end of Glynn Allyn off 125 south, between I-10 and Mud Lake. Desk, table, recliner, Disney movies, baby moni tor, diabetic supplies, Christmas items, lots of warm clothes. Every Saturday until Christmas, 750 Wheeler Dr., Macclenny north Lowder Street. Great Christmas gifts, start shopping now! Layaways available, Miche purses, Premier Jewelry, Celebrating Home candles and home decor. Place your order for layaways with Regina Starling 904-673-0888. Come anytime or call and make appointment to check out our new products. Saturday 7:00 am ? 5603 Blueberry Ct in Rolling Meadows, huge three family yard sale. Absolutely everything must go!! Saturday 8:00 am 2:00 pm 6080 Copper Dr. Moving sale, furniture, tanning bed, area rugs and clothes. Saturday 7:30 am till we get tired Lucy & Laverne 6030 South River Cir cle and Suzanne Dr. off Miltondale Rd. Nice, clean clothes for all the family, plus newborn boys to 24 mos, new Nascar items for gifts on your list, housewares, Christmas decor, Christmas t-shirts, teacher gifts and much more. Something for everyone, even men folk, no junk. Saturday 8:00 am 2:00 pm Kaleas yard sale, 134 E. Blvd north in Mac clenny. Lots of kids stuff. Saturday 8:00 am ? 10451 N Clinton Ave in Glen. Multi-family, name brand clothing, toys, household goods, saddle and tack. Rain cancels. Saturday 8:00 am ? 161 W. Ohio Ave, huge yard sale, lots of baby stuff, toys, adult clothing, shoes, household items, etc. Saturday 8:00 am ?, 6385 Bob Kirkland Rd., boy clothes to 3T, girls 8-10, some adult clothes and toys. Saturday 8:00 am 12:00 pm 9924 Barber Loop, Macclenny. Toys and household items. 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ursday, November 17, 2011 T B C P Page 15The Lady Wildcat basketball team will be kicking off hoops action this week and Coach Aaron Summers has been working hard during the off-season to build his teams strength and stamina and get them ready to play. Summers is in his second year and hopes to build on last seasons 6-17 record. He sees a lot of improvement in this years edition of Lady Wildcat basketball program, particularly on the defensive side of the ball. Summers still has a relatively young team although he is very enthusiastic about its prospects. We have one more year of experience behind us, said Summers. I do as a coach and they do as a team and it has made a lot of difference. Summers had a strong summer league that saw the Wildcats beat Paxon and Forrest, two of their district rivals. He thinks Bishop Kenny will be his main challenge this season and points to the Wildcats road test with Kenny on December 6 as a measuring stick of the teams progress. Overall, the biggest strides have been defensively for the young Wildcats. We probably spent 75 percent of practice on defense, the coach said. They honed their defensive press and ball skills. He praised the strength and consistency of Stephanie Collett, Jocelyn Brown, Rondeshia Clayton and Sharonda Braziel. Offensively, Summers has been very pleased with the addition of Marnae Gaskins to the team. The sophomore has transferred from Columbia High and provides the coach with a small, fast guard coming off the bench, what Summers calls a thrasher. Chelsey Ruise is the teams top scorer from last season. She has improved her three point shooting and particularly he full speed layups in the off-season. Ruise is an all around athlete who was recently selected to a state volleyball All-Star team. Coach Summers described Shanice Paige as a phenomenal number 2 guard with a pure outside shot. She handles the ball well and can see the open pass. Shes very smart with the ball, he said. 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Heres a look at how their opponents did on the final weekend of the regular season. tigious private schools squared off as Bolles whipped Episcopal 41-27. Bolles rushed for 300 yards and Luke Del Rio threw for over 300 before a hard hit from the Bulldogs sent him to the hospital. Fans clashed with Coach Corky Rogers and players with each other in an ugly scene at the end of the game. Sandon Mims threw for three touchdowns as the Yellow Jackets stopped Palatka 24-6. Panther quarterback DAubrie Smith was sacked six times by a swarming St. Augustine defense. Jon Wolford to Ahmad Fulwood broke open a very close game and gave Bishop Kenny a 21-10 win over West Nassau. The Warriors kept it close throughout until Wolford found his favorite target with two minutes to go. wins Kevin James gave the playoff bound Indians a 40-34 win over Terry Parker. Jordan Mullis threw for 127 yards. Kory Williams had 134 yards rushing and three touchdowns to lead the Broncos to a 36-35 upset over the Clay County Blue Devils in Green Cove Springs. The Broncos had a 90-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown to key the victory. win over Orange Park thanks to the strong arm of OShay Carter, who threw for close to 200 yards as the Conquerors stopped the Raiders 28-14. I shake my head in anguish at the whole sordid Penn State story. As big a fan as I have always been of the Lions and Joe Paterno, whatever the program suffers pales in comparison to what the eight young victims of Coach Jerry Sanduskys abuse have suffered. over the hapless Indianapolis Colts on Sunday, but didnt look stellar doing it. The team once again relied on the prowess of running back Maurice Jones-Drew as the passing game looked anemic. Jones-Drew had 114 yards rushing as he bulled his way through the Colts, a team he loves to run against. He had originally thought the Colts might be the team to draft him out of UCLA, and takes it out on them every chance he gets. He has over 1,000 yards rushing in his career against the Colts. Other than MJD there was little else to be pleased about on either side of the ball. That is, unless you are a fan of the kicking game. There were 12 total punts in Sundays game in Indianapolis. It amazes me how the loss of one key player Peyton Manning can turn a perennial playoff team into a team with an 0-10 record and the worst offense in the NFL. It goes to show you how important the quarterback spot can be. Broncos on Sunday. That puts his record at 3-1 and ties the Broncos for second place in the division. Youd think that would silence his critiques. Nope. They are as loud as ever. Last week, he was voted the NFLs Most Overrated Player, supposedly by NFL players, though I cant imagine that ballot going around the locker rooms. Boomer Esiason keeps blasting him, as does Dan Marino. He answers by winning. The Broncos have sort of accepted that he is a special player who may not have all the skill sets of Peyton Manning or Tom Brady. Theyve installed a college option-style offense that relies on the run and allows Tebow to make run/pass decisions. In this weeks win over the Kansas City Chiefs he threw the ball just twice, though one of them was for a 56-yard touchdown. He ran for another. Tebows probably content to keep winning, no matter how ugly it is. Come to think of it, most Bronco fans probably feel the same way.F LROBERT GERARD rf Advertising Deadline Monday at 5:00 pm NO EXCEPTIONS! www.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 PPage16NOVEMBER 17, 2011 BOB GERARD | SPORTS Last weeks away game between the BCHS Wildcats and their rivals the Bradford Tornadoes was all about redemption and pride. They were a handful of points away from being the district champions, posting a perfect record and looking to the post season. Instead, after the 20-14 loss to Bishop Kenny November 4, they were about to play their last game of the 2011 season. So the Cats, and particularly the seniors, were treating the game against Bradford as their playoff game. It definitely showed in their play, as they rolled over Bradford County 4124 in Starke. I was a little bit worried Monday and Tuesday about how wed respond to the loss, said head coach Ryan Sulkowski. But I told them that time heals all wounds and by Friday we had stopped feeling sorry for ourselves and were ready to play. Bradford came into the game having lost six in a row to the Wildcats and with a playoff date against the Raines Vikings this Friday. Over the past two games, Bradford looked like an offensive juggernaut. They shutout their previous two opponents and outscored them 89-0. They won a playoff berth by defeating Mt. Dora 7-0 in a three-way tiebreaker the Monday before they faced the Wildcats. It was clear from the early going that Bradford was caught back on their heels. As the game progressed, the Wildcat defense began to impose their will on the Tornado offensive line. Kendrick Singleton, who had perhaps the best game of his career with 14 catches for 201 yards and 4 touchdowns, opened the scoring with a 91 yard touchdown jaunt on a short pass from Thomas Sirk on the third snap of the game. The Tornados top player, quarterback Austin Chipoletti, played well, and responded to the first Wildcat score with one of his own. But Coach Derek Chipolettis son was harassed by the Elijah Lee and CeCe Jefferson as the game progressed. BCHS took the lead at the end of the first period on a 36 yard Jeremy Wannamaker field goal. From that point on, the game belonged to the Wildcats. Chipoletti was still able to move the ball, but the Tornado defense were unable to stop the Cats, and Sirk in particular, who threw for over 400 yards in the game. In the second period Sirk tossed the ball all over the field and connected with Singleton for a 16 yard score and Malone PHOTOS BY JUD JOHNSONPictured clockwise from top left: No. 2 Jeremy Wannamaker on the carry, No. 18 Kendrick Singleton jumps for a touchdown reception, No. 4 Roland Gaskins attempts to elude Bradfords No. 3 and a pair of Bradford defenders tackle Wannamaker. Also shown in the latter photo are Wildcats No. 4 Roland Gaskins and No. 50 Blake Mills. Player of the Week #10 Unsung Hero of the Week #10Thomas SirkThomas ended the season against Bradford in style by throwing a 90 yard touchdown pass on the second play of the game. Congrats!Dalton DyalDaltons contributions throughout the season have helped the Wildcat kicking game to be one of the best around. Congratuations, Dalton, on a great year! www.ferreirafuneralservices.com www.burkinschevy.com rfnHadley for a 30 yard touchdown. Both players were over double figures in receptions. The Wildcats went up 31-10 early in the second half on an 11 yard Sirk to Singleton strike. Sirk hit his wily receiver for an 8 yard score later in the game. Wannamaker finished the scoring with a booming 42 yard field goal. For the Cats it was a record setting night. Forty-one points was the most the team has ever scored against the Tornados and extended the win streak to seven games. Sirk broke the school record for a single game passing going 30 for 36 for 405 yards and five touchdowns. Singleton caught 14 passes for 201 yards and four touchdowns and Hadley had 10 receptions for 164 yards and a score. Defensively, Elijah Lee had a pair of sacks and CeCe Jefferson got to Chipoletti once. Roland Gaskins and Singleton both intercepted the Bradford quarterback and Jared Lee had another big game defensively. Sirk finished his career as the schools only 2000 yard passer and 1000 yard rusher in a single season. Im really proud of these kids, said Sulkowski. They are a great group. It hurts when you know that 4 points separated us from a district championship. But the ball just didnt bounce our way in those two games. Check it out...bakercountypress.com