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COVERING BAKER COUNTY SINCE 1929The countys most professional and extensive source for news, classied, display and real estate listings Police arrested a Glen St. Mary man and charged him with forcing his way into a north county res idence during daylight hours on February 4 and stealing hundreds of dollars in currency. Jeffrey Perryman, 30, has a criminal record that includes simi lar offenses and is cur rently on probation. He was arrested on February 6 after deny ing involvement in the burglary at the home of Eulis Yarbrough on Eulis Lane off CR 127 north. Mr. Perryman was interviewed by Sgt. Brad Dougherty after he and Jessi ca Barnwell, 23, of Sanderson were taken into custody at the American Inn on South 6th in Macclenny. Sgt. Dougherty said the suspect ended the collected incriminating statements from other witnesses. Mr. Yarbrough re ported the burglary at mid-afternoon on Feb ruary 4, and told Deputy Matt Yarbrough he was lured away from the residence by Ms. Barnwell, with whom he is acquainted. He said she arranged to meet him for lunch that day in Glen St. Mary, then telephoned to switch the location to a Macclenny restaurant, a tactic the victim believes bought time for the burglary. Deputy Yarbrough said a door was forced open to gain entry and the interior ran -JOEL ADDINGTONen en NEWS EDITOR email@example.comA anemic economy, job losses and the high price of hay and feed have all conspired to leave many horse owners with no choice but to give up their animals. Baker County Animal Control recently took in five horses after working with their owner for sever al months to ensure they remained healthy and well fed, said the departments director Georgia Monfort last week. We told her dont get yourself in trou ble, you know when you cant afford these animals. Dont let them sit out there and starve, Mrs. Monfort recalled. The owner phoned animal control in early January asking for help. You have people who call and say some bodys starving their horses, said the ani mal control director. But a lot of times its just a lack of knowledge. Theyre not trying to starve them, but they dont know how to care for them properly. They need at least one acre of open land per animal. Mrs. Monfort said she tries to educate new horse owners about the large amount of food the animals need. Theyre literally eating machines. They eat 24 hours a day, she said. Mrs. Monfort, a horse lover herself, found a home near Mud Lake Road for one of the abandoned horses and three more went to horse rescues. A rescue in Bradford County took two and Gallop Horse Rescue of North Flor ida on Arnold Rhoden Road sheltered the third, a female thoroughbred quarter horse cross named Dakota. The final horse that arrived in early January, a 13-year-old Arabian quarter horse cross named Freckles, is located at Mrs. Monforts north county property. Mrs. Monfort moved two of the horses to her residence because she feared hunt ers or others residents near the animal shelter on Steel Bridge Road could mistak enly shoot them. She said Freckles needs an intermediate or experi enced rider. Shes got too much piss and vinegar in her for a beginner, said Mrs. Monfort. at least a place at area rescues. Ive been calling rescues, but everybodys full, she said. Such circumstances have become rather common in recent years and months, espe cially after a dry winter.JOEL ADDINGTONen en NEWS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Baker County Sheriffs ty jail recently, using the refur bished facility adjacent to the courthouse on a limited basis to hold inmates awaiting court appearances. The old jail, formerly known as the Baker County Detention Center, sat vacant for two-anda-half years after the sheriffs office moved to the 512-bed complex north of Macclenny on SR 228. Then late last month, the de partments corrections division mates back to the facility since it closed in the summer of 2009 for the weekly court docket. small with only three inmates, corrections division chief Maj. John Finley said this week 30 to 45 detainees are expected on a regular basis. He said some 15 prisoners were transferred the morning of February 7 from the new county jail for morning court hearings and another group of similar size arrived later for the after noon court session. They were held in one of the former dorms that measures about 500 square feet with benches, tables and a television. As the defendants cases were called, they were led up house where two holding cells are located just outside the courtroom. The new holding area en of the facilitys total area be hind bars. Maj. Finley said his department added a bench to the holding area and sealed up the bathroom because its drain was not functioning. Its a dinosaur, he said of the facility, originally built in the 1970s and expanded in later decades. Our job was a few days work inventorying all the keys and searching the place, just mak ing sure its safe and secure be fore we started bringing people in there, he said. Previously, as many as 16 inmates were held in the twin courthouse holding cells. Each cell has a toilet and bench, but are much smaller than the new holding area at about 100 square feet combined. You could have a rowdy per son in the courthouse and youd have no place to put them, said Maj. Finley. And at times, he said, the cells became so crowd ed they would start to stink up the whole courthouse. In general, more space makes inmates more docile, which in turn means fewer headaches for guards, he ex plained. It helps the judges. It doesnt take much to crowd the itty bitty cells at the court house, said the major. Renovations at the old jail consisted of roof, plumbing, electrical, air-conditioning and security repairs and upgrades. But most of the improve See page 2Commission chair seeks 10 percent spending reductionsSee page 5 PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON Freckles munches on hay at animal control director Georgia Monforts north county home. PHOTO BY JOEL ADDIINGTON Old cellblock area will hold 30-45 local prisoners awaiting court appearances next door at the courthouse. See page 2 See page 2 bakercountypress.com ONLINE POLL RESULTSThe nations jobless rate dropped last month to its lowest point since February 2009. Are you condent the economy has turned around?13.8 % Yes 82.8 % No 3.4 % Undecided Wildcats baseball kicks o season with 10-6 victory See page 13100th day of school celebrated with dress up, countingen See page 16 $ave ca$h with our COUPON section for local businesses See page 9 JIM MCGAULEYen en PRESS PUBLISHER email@example.comLast summer the family of a 4-year-old child given to her marital father by a circuit judge took to the street in front of the courthouse, and to the airwaves and blogosphere, to register its dis pleasure. They protested that Circuit Judge Phyllis Rosier erred grievously in July when she awarded custody of Miranda Wilkerson, formerly of Glen St. Mary, to Donald Ray Coleman of St. George, GA. Mr. Coleman is not the childs biological father. He was mar ried to Mirandas late mother Trista when the girl was born in July, 2007. A month later, Mrs. Coleman died in a vehicle accident in north Baker County. The couple had three oth er daughters, all of whom re mained in the custody of their father. The rub, according to the childs grandmother Rita Man ning of Macclenny, was that Mr. Coleman is a registered sex of fender. Plus, Ms. Manning said, she had been caring for the child since birth. In a series of twists that turned the cus tody dispute into a made for the media story, the childs biological fa ther James Larkey Wilkerson of Macclenny, filed for custody of Mi randa after Judge Rosier awarded it to Mr. Coleman. Add to that the fact that Mr. Colemans sex of fender status is rooted in his re lationship with the late mother when she was but 14 years of age. Her mother, Ms. Manning, approved of the union. So, whats the status of the case now? In general, the tide has turned in favor of the judge, who was maligned by the grandmother, her family and in the media. A three-judge panel of the First District Court of Appeals ANALYSIS Former jail now a holding area Appeals court backs circuit judge decisio n in the Wilkerson cas e Judge Phyllis RosierSee page 2 Economy sqeezing horse ownership Jerey Perryman
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Page 2 T B C P ursd ay, February 9, 2012 I had an interesting conver sation driving in to Jacksonville to see a movie on recently. Dick and Carmean Johnson and Chuck and Barbara Ritchy were joining Kelley and myself in see ing The Iron Lady and we got to talking about shopping. Dick hates to shop. He says I drag him all over the place looking for something I could have gotstore I visited. I feel the same way, I added. I think its a fundamental differ ence between men and women. Here we go again, said Kel ley. All Im saying is that a man store she visits and then go to better bargain. Thats not true, said Carthree. Does Kelley ever buy some thing to return it? Buy it to return it? I dont understand. Sure, said Kelley. Ill re turn something if I think I dont like it. Thats not what I mean, said Dick. What Dick means, said Carmean, is that I will buy something knowing Im going return it. I had to think about that for a minute. Even now, after a couple of days, I still dont fully under stand the concept. Let me get this straight, you buy something you already know you dont want? Thats right. Umm okay, but why buy that you dont want it? I might change my mind. Oh. Okay. I guess that sort of made sense, though Im not sure a guys mind works that way. But then I dont like to shop. Not all guys are that way, however, which I found out when I brought up that topic. I dont mind shopping, said Chuck. But I have to have a rea son. I dont do it for entertain ment. Another difference between men and women. Many women and only a handful of men shop for entertainment. They shop for the shopping experience. When they are shopping for enter tainment, they usually shop in groups. These entertainment groups often buy very little. They are there to talk and eat and social ize, looking in windows and trying on clothes. The opposite of these enter tainment groups are the shop ping packs. Like wolves hunting prey, they are hunting bargains wherever they are to be found. Women often shop in packs on Black Friday, scouring stores for the perfect sale price. Like a wolf pack, you dont want to get in their way when they are on the prowl. They usu ally work together, unless they both want the same thing. Then there can be snarling, but in the end the alpha wolf, the leader of the pack, will get the bargain. Youll also see lone wolves during bargain hunting, but they are more rare. I like to shop, but I have to have a goal, reiterated Chuck. The other day Barbie said she just had to have a new pair of shoes and I was prepared to shop all day until she found them. Thats a good husband, said Kelley. Bob refuses to shop for shoes. I have to draw the line some where. Well the problem was that after four hours Barbie wanted to give up and go home. Really? I said, but you had to have new shoes. Why are we stopping when you havent found new shoes? The mission is not accomplished. Exactly, I said. You cant hang that Mission Accom plished banner on the aircraft carrier until the war is won. Ask President Bush. Right. If you have to have it then you have to continue the mission until it is completed. Women dont think that way. Exactly, said Barbara. We know that we can always go back later. But the exact same stuff will still be there. Nothing will have changed. Our mind might have changed. The three guys just looked women all nodded in agreement. After close to 30 years of marriage it is clear to me that in some respects women are still as big a mystery to me as when I was 14 years old. LETTER TO THE EDITOR The New York Giants, who actually play and practice in New Jersey, won the Super Bowl in Indianapolis last week. But who cares, right? Its all about the commercials. We queried our Facebook friends after the game about their fa vorite Super Bowl ads. Heres what they had to say ... Brooke Wakeeld: M&M wig gle ... wiggle. Mariah Gates Eggert: The Dori tos commercial with the dog ... ;) Lisa Allen Padgett: M&M wig gle, wiggle. Elizabeth Barber: Here Weee go. The Bud rescue dog! Angela Yancey Reed: M&M. Becky Burnsed: Sling-Baby for Doritos. Angie Davis: Bulldog wearing the shoes. Holly Pickett: Sling baby with the Doritos and the voice with Bet ty White. Susan Green: M&Ms and Coke commercials! Lynne Bolen: The one for the voice with Betty White She is still funny! Jeanne Marie Todd: The dog who works out and then races the VW. This years commercials were hit and miss. Then theres Teleora who says if you buy a woman ow ers then shell do right by you. A little sexist wouldnt you say? Matthew Logan Wright: The etrade commercial was classic. Billy, what are you doing in there? Im speed dating. Jamie Allyn: Here we go was the best to me. Trishia Julia Emily: The gradu ate who thought he got a yellow sports car! LOL (Chevy?)With Little League baseball signups taking place, we also asked parents on February 3 what sports they enjoy watching their children play. Heres what they had to say ... Shauna Scott Jones: Baseball! Stacy Hott: Baseball for sure! Colleen Scharphorn Harvey: Football without a doubt! Sara Riggs: Football! Grandle Starling: Chasing girls ... and maybe baseball is second. Greg Sheppard: Soccer! Rene Ray: Wrestling! By far! Sharon Courson Summey: Whatever sport my girls love and wanna play, but its usually softball, cheerleading and soccer. Dwayne Norman: Tumbling, jazz and tap. She loves it and is great at it, too. Melissa Elaine Haines: Foot ball. Julie Theophile: I have ve boys and I always kept my oldest boys in baseball. This past season, one of my boys played football (Go Colts!) and it was a lot of fun and my son plans to play again next season. However, there is still nothing like watching your boys play Little League baseball. As a mother of ve boys Ive spent a many hot days at the ballpark and theyre some of the best memories I have with my boys. I plan to sign my twins up this weekend! Dustin BabyDraven Delgross: Wrestling :) Schell Barber: Fastpitch soft ball! Shes been playing since she was 5! Tara Wise Thompson: I like watching the Baker County rhyth mettes! Halftime at football games and basketball, too!Join The Press at Facebook.com. We post questions and breaking news up dates about whats happening locally everyday and ask for feedback from readers. We also post links to articles, photos and other content at www.bak ercountypress.com. Facebook fans What you had to say ... IMPRESSi I ONS Jim McGauley MY SIDE OF THE MATTERROBERT GERARD COUNTRY FEDERALCREDIT UNION Get yourPLATINUM VISA Earn REWARD Points NO ANNUAL FEE 6 months 0% APR on balance transfers**With approved credit. See a customer service representative to sign up today! www.countryfcu.com 7.24% APR The HAIR Factorywishes everyone aHappy Valentines DayFor existing & new clients... drop in or call Calvin has specials forYOU!Call Today!259-778028 W. Macclenny Ave., Suite 11 | Mid-Towne Center in Tallahassee last month upheld Judge Rosiers awarding of custody to Mr. Coleman. It affirmed without comment that she fol lowed state statute in giving the child to the man married to her mother when she was born. Late last year, Judge Rosier rejected the paternity-based ap peal by Mr. Wilkerson, whose re lationship with the late mother was the cause of Mr. Coleman fil ing for divorce. The judges reasoning, indi rectly affirmed by the separate appeals court ruling, was that Mr. Wilkersons claim as the bi ological father does not trump what Florida law requires judges to do award custody to the par ent married to the mother at the time of the babys birth. Mrs. Manning, who was placed on probation in 2007 for child neglect due to acquiescence on her teen daughters affair with Mr. Coleman, declined to com ment on the appeals court ruling this week on advice of her attor ney. Weve asked the court for its reasoning in rejecting that ap peal, so we wont have any com ment until we hear from them, said Joseph Manniko, the Mac clenny attorney representing Mrs. Manning. The courts decision on January 19 was delivered per curiam, which means it did not go into detail. The grandmother initially filed for adoption of the girl, trig gering the custody petition by Mr. Coleman and the judges rul ing that brought the case to the publics attention. The grand mother sought an airing of the case in the media when she contacted a Jacksonville television station in July. From there, the case led off in other directions, including a court petition by First Coast News to be allowed into an Au gust 10 court hearing it believed was on a criminal contempt matter rather than an adoption, which are closed to the public. Mr. Coleman requested the hearing on a motion to hold Mrs. Manning in contempt for speaking to the media about the case. She was never cited for contempt but complied with the ban after the two-hour closed session. The television station ap pealed Judge Rosiers ruling de nying entry to the hearing. The appeals court dismissed it. In another fallout from the Wilkerson case, Mr. Manniko and his law partner/wife Barba ra Baris sought to remove Judge Rosier from 18 other cases pend ing before her, arguing their re lationship with her soured over, among other things, the judges accusation that they orchestrated the media publicity blitz. The at torneys denied doing so. The appeals court refused to remove the judge from their cas es, responding that the attorneys failed to present evidence of bias that rises to the level that would justify taking her off other, pend ing cases. Judge Rosier after the flareup of negative publicity, removed herself from any further deliber ations involving Miranda Wilkerson or other related parties. Circuit Judge Toby S. Monaco of Gainesville was appointed in her place. From page 1Appeals court back s judge on custody... ments, completed in the summer of 2011, were limited to the western from US Department of Justice through the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 to fund the project. worth of work on the project was done by local contractors, including Macclenny-based general contractor R.W. Tobias. County Probation, Inc., which serves Baker, Bradford and Union coun ties. Sheriff Joey Dobson said this week the new holding area simply means a slight change in where inmates are located before appearing in court. It did not save his agency any money, he said. While some members of the public may view the remaining jail space an untapped resource, Sheriff Dobson said using it for anything more than a temporary holding area would require substantially more resources. He said lighting and drainage problems remain throughout much of the building and additional work to meet state corrections codes and staff the facility with guards, cooks and nurses would mean a substan tial investment. From page 1Jail now a holding areaTheres no grass to feed them now, noted Mrs. Monfort, add ing that drought conditions in Texas cattle country are pulling Florida hay west and causing a shortage here. said. Susan Barnes, who operates the roughly 15-acre Gallop Horse Rescue near Sanderson, can at test to the great demand for plac es to send abandoned horses. Since last March, she said her rescue has taken in 20 horses, ed by authorities. The majority of people are just in economic stress. Its not abuse or neglect ... They really love the animal and they call up in tears because they have to give it up, said Ms. Barnes. With a dozen horses already at the rescue, shes now planning to accept seven more during the coming week. We are in desperate need of adopters, fostering homes, dona tions and volunteers to meet this incoming challenge, she said. It has been gut-wrenching to hear people on the phone who have lost everything and now have to surrender their horse on top of all else. She estimated the rescue re ceives about four calls a week from people searching for some place to send their horses. Ms. Barnes keeps a list of peo ple interested in particular types of horses and contacts them when one comes in. Sometimes I can take them, but sometimes I cant, she said. When that happens, I have a group of fosters I try to place them with. Another rescue operation, Hidden Springs in Marianna, re cently received 11 horses in a sin gle day, Mrs. Monfort said. A review of county animal control records for the last three years showed a spike in the num ber of horses seized or surren which ended September 30, 2010. That year 10 horses arrived at the shelter. Three went to res cues, three were adopted by pri vate individuals and four were returned to their owners. The following fiscal year, 2010-11, animal control corralled two donkeys wandering near the fairgrounds and the total for this all came from the same owner last month. From page 1 sacked. Mattresses and dresser drawers were askew and a center drawer that Mr. Yarbrough said per currency was removed from the premises. A metal can containing an quarters was also removed from the master bedroom, as was The victim said he had a close relationship with Ms. Barnwell and that he had helped She and Mr. Perryman were in a motel room when Deputy Clements Leo went there two days after the burglary to inves tigate drug activity. He found prescription pills in the bath room, and Ms. Barnwell admit ted they belonged to her. An acquaintance of the sus pect, Daryl Norman, told Depu ty Rodney Driggers he saw Mr. Perryman in the vicinity of Eu lis Lane that afternoon and Ms. Barnwell told him the suspect was in the area meeting with the mother of his children. Another friend, Jeffrey Burnsed, told Deputy Daryl Mobley that he and a girlfriend went to dinner and a movie in Jacksonville with Mr. Perry man and Ms. Barnwell that eve ning, stopping off at Winn-Dixie stores off Chaffee Rd. and in Or ange Park, where Mr. Perryman The suspect paid for every thing that evening, said Mr. Burnsed, and at one point gave a bag of costume jewelry to his girlfriend to hold. She later re turned it to the deputy. Mr. Perryman was charged with criminal mischief, grand theft, burglary and exploitation of the elderly. Mr. Yarbrough is 74 years old. The incident re port does not indicate that any Barnwell. In other theft reports: February 3 that two gold neck laces and four rings were taken from her residence on Eastwood Rd. southwest of Macclenny. She gave Deputy Yarbrough the name of a female acquain tance who had been there the morning of January 31 when she believes the items valued also gave the deputy a necklace the acquaintance gave her that she believes is stolen. Deputy Yarbrough arrested the complainant after learning she was wanted in Nassau Coun ty for missing a court appear ance for driving on a suspended license. clenny reported that her Vystar debit card was used two times she lost it on January 31. ber of Winnie Braswell of Mac in purchases between December 24 and February 4. From page 1 Dear Editor: Thanks for publishing the excellent commentary by Rod Smith last week regarding Gov. Rick Scotts decision to close down state prisons. Thanks also to Sen. Charlie Dean (R-Citrus County) for his efforts on behalf of state correc tization of 29 prisons in south Florida. I along with many of my and members of Teamsters Lo cal 2011 went to Tallahassee last week and listened to debates on privatization. I can assure County that we have a strong ad vocate and ally in Sen. Dean. Throughout the recession state workers have received no pay raises and watched their pensions cut. Our tax collars shouldnt fund a wealthy CEOs retirement over fair wages to Thanks to Sen. Dean for put ting interests of the working men and women in our state prisons who risk their safety and well-being to protect the public over the big money interests of the private prison corporations and their CEOs. Sgt. John Bellovich MacclennyThank you Gibre George. If youll permit a white guy to write about this subject, how pleasing it is to see that some younger black people arent fond of the term African-American when referring their race. If a two-word combo ever equaled the sound of long fin gernails dragged down a chalk board, that is it. An Associated Press article appearing in Mondays edition of The Florida Times-Union credited Mr. George, who lives in Hollywood, FL, with starting the Facebook page Dont Call Me African-American. It just doesnt sit well with a younger generation of black people, the 38-year-old entrepreneur was quoted as saying. Apparently a lot of people agree, and one can only hope that they are black people, both young and old. Itll have to be blacks themselves who toss this offensive term into the ash heap. The article points out that blacks in America have been called various names over the years nigers (from the Latin and the root for the now toxic N word), Negro (from the Spanish), colored (as in separate drink ing fountains) and in the 1960s, black and Afro-American. In the late 1980s, Jessie Jack son a huckster and shakedown artist with few equals in mod ern times was credited with launching African-American into the language mainstream. (Mr. Jacksons association with the term should be enough to turn off the younger generation, but well see.) So the dreaded term made it into the lexicon, fueled by the political correctness climate that has since wormed its way into all public language. The media, of course, jumped right on it, refer ring to this day without any tinge of irony to white people as white and black people as AfricanAmerican. My position, and the reason you never see A-A used in this newspaper, has always been: If a persons race is important to a news story, then it should be get this a matter of race only. In the case of whites and blacks, that generally means the color of our skin. An example: when the cops are looking for someone, that person is described as a white male driving a red pickup or a black man wearing... On the other hand, one never refers to a persons race when it shouldnt make a difference. A Glen St. Mary man retired from the school district after 45 years. Who gives a damn what race he is. There are exceptions: A Mac clenny woman, the first black school principal hired in Bak er County, has retired after 45 years. In this case, the persons race is notable because, the read er can accurately infer, there was a time when blacks werent hired as school principals. If race matters, we say so. Af rican-American is not a race, and Mr. George makes that point in the AP article. In fact, and this makes me be lieve that Jessie Jackson indeed is at the root of this dreaded des ignation, African-American is divisive just like Mr. Jackson and his generation of civil rights dinosaurs. My hope is that younger (and many older ones according to a 2011 NBC/ Wall Street Journal poll) blacks want to be known as Americans, and theyre going to be making their voices heard more in the coming years. We are all Americans, with no hyphen.Put African-American in the ash heapLauds Dea n for stand on privatizing Subscribe to our E editionwww.bakercountypress.com
ursday, February 9, 2012 T B C P Pa ge 5 Page 4 T B C P ursd ay, February 9, 2012 An Aiken, S.C. man was ar rested at a Macclenny motel parking lot about noon of Febru ary 5 and charged with having a concealed and loaded .38 caliber pistol under his car seat. Elijah McCallister, 34, ini tially denied he placed the gun under the driver side seat of his 1995 Acura. Deputy Chris Walk er said he went to the American Inn on South 6th on a distur bance call and stopped the Acu ra as it was leaving the property. Mary Thorton, 32, of Mac clenny said Mr. McCallister confronted her earlier about money he claimed was missing from a residence in Jacksonville where she had been staying. She de nied taking it and said the sus pect then threatened her and her vehicles other occupant, Daniel Wynne, 35, also of Macclenny. Youre lucky I didnt shoot up this vehicle with yall it in, Ms. Thorton quoted him as say ing. In other arrests: clenny was charged with dis orderly conduct following a confrontation the afternoon of February 1 with his brother at a Blair St. address. Deputy Clements Leo said Mr. Hodges became unruly fol lowing the incident at 4 pm and refused to calm himself. The deputy noted he had a strong odor of alcohol. School students were arrested on misdemeanor drug charges after campus deputy Matt Riegel stopped their speeding vehicle the afternoon of February 2. 2005 Mazda drive away from the schools rear parking lot and stopped it near Rufus Powers Rd. One of the occupants, age 16 and from Glen St. Mary, had two small baggies of marijuana. Another, age 17 and from Mac clenny, had a smoking pipe and cigarette papers. Two other oc cupants were not charged. All were males. Carl Rigdon III, 36, of Sander son the morning of February 3 on a Bradford County warrant for possession of drug parapher nalia. Mark Jackson, 32, of Ft. Pierce, FL the afternoon of February 3 at the Tri-County Probation of probation.MIKE ANDERSONen en PRESS STAFF One month after Baker County High School made history by re ceiving its highest grade from the Florida Department of Education since the state began grading the school 13 years ago, the newlydesignated B school was the star attraction again at the school board meeting on the evening of February 6. This time, board members praised the school for a nationally-recognized drama program, a somewhat unique culinary arts curriculum and for embarking on a new idea using solar energy technology as an instructional tool to emphasize science and math. It was the schools drama pro gram that garnered the boards the meeting at New Jerusalem Church of God in Christ in Margaretta. I want to say how proud we are of our drama program and how they continue to be recog nized year after year, said board chairman Dean Griffis, noting that Baker County High is the only high school in the nation in vited annually to a drama festival in Arkansas. Thats what brought the schools drama class to the boards attention this week. Prin cipal Tom Hill asked the board to approve a request from the schools drama director, Bob Gerard, for a group of students to travel to the Petit Jean Performance Festival in Morrilton, AK. The festival is in its 28th year and BCHS has been attending for almost 20 years, Mr. Ge rard wrote in a letter to Mr. Hill requesting approval for the trip. We are the only high school in the country invited to attend this prestigious festival and it is an in valuable learning tool for our stu dents and a way to spotlight them for potential scholarships. This year we will perform a one-act play as well as do individ ual acting scenes, he said. We thank you and the school board for the past support. When he was asked why Baker County High is the only school in the country to be invited every year to the event, Mr. Hill said it was simple: Were the best. He said the schools drama students have competed and won against college drama students in the past, including those at Loui siana State University and other institutions of higher learning. The group goes to Arkansas the last week in April in a school bus, and will pay for lodging and registration at the festival. Superintendent Sherrie Raulerson announced that some of the drama students will be appear ing in the upcoming Broadway in Baker production at the high school Thursday through Sunday this week and next week. I have a cameo appearance the second weekend and its go ing to be quite a surprise, she said, declining to give any clue about her role other than to say she would not be singing. Up next came the subject of food, or rather the art of preparing and serving food by students in the high schools culinary arts program. The board approved a collab orative agreement with Florida State College at Jacksonville that will enable students in grades 9-12 to earn college credits to ward an associates degree in culinary management while earn school. The proposed Career Path ways Culinary Articulation Agreement was submitted by Ann Watts, director of career and adult education. In her proposal, she said the program will focus on high wage, high skill and high need workforce areas. Board chairman Griffis praised the unusual curriculum at the school as a valuable careershaping program, noting that not every high school has a culi nary arts program. Next, the board approved a proposed agreement between the district and Florida Power & Light Co. to install solar panels at BCHS and provide computer software and curriculum mate rial for a Photovoltaics (PV) for School Program in 2012-13. Superintendent Raulerson said the program will promote the states new mission to empha size STEM Science, Technolo gy, Engineering and Mathematics in high schools. Other school districts, in cluding Suwannee County, have joined ranks with FP&L to launch the program and have experi enced very positive results, Mrs. Raulerson said. The agreement calls for FP&L to design, install, own and main after which time ownership of the equipment will transfer to the school district. David Davis, district director of teaching and learning, said the solar panels will produce about 5 kilowatts of electricity, which he said would probably power two classrooms. But the intention, he said, is not to trim the schools utility bill, but rather to give stu dents an opportunity to learn more and get a deeper under standing of this area of science. Mr. Hill, noting that FP&L has been a very good business part ner for us, said the program will help students in many ways, in cluding the development of critical thinking. It can be imbedded into every science class we have, he said. These are the hands-on opportu nities that our students have been missing. In other business, the board: in compliance with state classsize mandates, while allowing some classes to minimally exceed the cap due to slight enrollment increases. 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NY Strip or Ribeye steak and grilled or fried shrimp $ 14 99 House rfnrf ftb b Open MIKE ANDERSONen en PRESS STAFF still at least two months away, the chairman of the Baker County Commission made it clear this week that he intends to push hard for steep cuts in expenditures to balance the bud get without raising property taxes. Commissioner Gordon Crews, who as sumed the leadership role in November, said during the board meeting on February 7 that he wants every department head and consti get by with less revenue than they have in the current budget. Were not going to try to tell them how to run their departments, he said, adding, how ever, that it is the boards responsibility to adopt a balanced budget and thats what the board will do. To accomplish that, he said, he will call for a percent cut across the board, even if it means employee layoffs or other drastic mea sures. Nothings off the table, Mr. Crews said. Were going to balance the budget. Thats one of the reasons he said he wants to get the budget meetings started in April, a little earlier than usual, so that everyone will have ample time to work together and share ideas. Between now and then, the chairman said, he wants a thorough review of the employee insurance program so that insurance costs wont play a detrimental role in his plan to cut the budget by 10 percent. Were going to shoot for a zero percent increase in insurance premiums, Mr. Crews said, noting that insurance costs are a major factor on the expenditures side of the ledger. He said he wants the insurance review com mittee to strive for a plan that will allow for that zero percent cost increase. If employees are adamant about wanting insurance provisions that would result in a premium increase, so be it, he said, but em ployees would have to accept higher premi ums. The chairmans comments presumably were received favorably by other commission ers, since they all pushed for county-wide bud get cuts last year before ultimately adopting a the previous year. In recent months all commissioners have stated steadfast opposition to any further withdrawals from the reserve fund to balance the county budget. In other business during the board meet ing, which began at 5 pm, commissioners: road department and solid waste members of the Florida Council of Industrial and Public Employees, Local 2120, for the period October 1, 2011 to September 30, 2012. No pay raises were included in the contract, the same as all other county employees this year. The major changes in the contract, accord ing to the county manager, included a provi sion adding a union member to the countys insurance committee, agreeing to reimburse their commercial drivers license versus a Class E license, and reducing the term of the con tract from three years to one year. Other provisions remain the same, such as 12 paid holidays a year, seniority rights, main taining a standard work week of four consecu tive 10-hour days Monday through Thursday, and the accumulation of personal leave from days a year for those who have been employed by the county for over 15 years. sons recommendation to select Bentley Ar chitects and Engineering Inc., of Longwood, to do the design and engineering work on a transportation center in conjunction with the Baker County Council on Aging. The project is Florida Department of Transportation. Once the design and engineering plans are completed, the next step would be to select a contractor to build the facility. Mr. Thompson said he anticipates the project being complet ed in 18 to 24 months. requests for proposals from companies to take over the billing and collection procedures for the countys Emergency Medical Services De partment, which are now handled by a single employee who soon will retire. With the complexity of ever-changing gov ernment rules and regulations governing Medicare and Medicaid, Mr. Thompson said, it would be better if the county had a company with the professional expertise to handle the service. I think well have better billing and see the revenues go up, he said, noting that he was not being critical of the manner in which the current billing employee has been handling the chore. tys opposition to any attempt by the state to privatize a new Florida Department of Correc tions re-entry facility for soon-to-be released inmates at Baker Correctional Institute. The 400-bed facility is under construction now on US 90 near Olustee and is scheduled to open in the fall. er following a meeting with US Postal Service authorities regarding the agencys future plans owned by the county and leased to the Post al Service, but commissioners have recently speculated that it could be remodeled for use as a new county administration building if there were plans to close it. Mr. Thompson said postal authorities as sured him that they had absolutely no plans Seeking 10% cuts across boar dKudos for high school PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON Laying down asphalt on Cow Pen Road A crew from paving contractor APAC Southeast, Inc. applies a layer of asphalt to Cow Pen Road in the central county the afternoon of February 6. The project is estimated to cost $258,000 and nish in early March, said county road department director Robert Fletcher. The contractor is responsible for paving, sodding the shoulders with grass and striping. County crews prepared the roadbed with a lime rock base and made drainage improvements. The paving will stretch about 2.7 miles from US 90 north to Tennessee Street. A Glen St. Mary man faces multiple charges following his arrest the afternoon of February 1 for threatening a barber shop owner in west Mac clenny. James Hance, 44, was stopped by Deputy Ste ven Smith in the parking lot of the Moose Lodge on South Lowder St. shortly after he left Everybodys Barber Shop in a strip shopping area just north of there. Shop owner Jon Pierre Batiste, 41, of Jacksonville said Mr. Hance, who was intoxicated, con fronted him and witness Darron Robinson, 36, of Olustee, outside the barber shop and threatened him, cursing and using a racial slur. Mr. Batiste said he ignored the suspect, who then followed him into the shop and threatened to cut him with a knife he held in his hand. Deputy Robert Simpkins noted in his report that Mr. Hance several times threatened him on the way to jail, and the suspect had to be physically pulled from his patrol car with the help of other ofDeputy Smith said an empty liquor bottle was found on the front seat of Mr. Hances pickup. He was booked for aggravated assault on Mr. Batiste, assault on the deputy and disorderly in third a misdemeanor. In another incident involving a drunk suspect, police had to subdue Michael McNeill, 23, in a ga rage on US 90 east in Macclenny the night of Feb ruary 1. Deputy Simpkins said he responded to a report that the suspect was on the property of Charlene Frigo about 10 pm and saw him in the garage. He ignored several verbal commands to exit the build ing, and deputies found him under a shelf covered with a blanket. Ms. Frigo, who in the past has summoned police when Mr. McNeill was on her property, said she at times let him sleep there because he is homeless. Earlier that day, he allegedly took her unloaded .38 caliber pistol, pointed at her and pulled the trigger after she refused to give him prescription medicine. She ordered him off the property and he returned that night intoxicated. Mr. McNeill was charged with aggravated as sault with a deadly weapon, possession of a small pry tool, trespass, resisting police, loitering and disorderly intoxication. Glen St. Mary. She is accused of punching Jennifer Starling, 22, 6th in Macclenny that morning shortly after 2 am. Deputy Jacob Satterwhite said the accused left the area before he arrived. He noted swelling around Ms. Starlings left eye, an injury to her right hand and later was informed she had a broken foot bone. A Macclenny woman was jailed the evening of February 4 for alleg edly striking her husband at their north city residence. Deputy Clements Leo said he had earlier been to the address to investigate Manika Hand, 35, for striking an unnamed visitor, who declined to sign a complaint. He returned about 11 pm and was told by William Hand, 39, that his wife hit him in the back of the head in the presence of their two teenage children. Mr. Hand told Deputy Leo during the earlier call that his wife had been drinking all day. arrest. tery on wife Rachel, 29, when she attempted to leave their residence on Forest Rd. near Olustee in the west county. Deputy Rodney Driggers said he went to the address at 12:45 am attempted to leave. He then allegedly tossed her belongings into the yard and threw the key to her vehicle before she called police. statements about a confrontation the afternoon of February 2. It occurred at a residence on CR 127 north. old female patient at Northeast Florida State Hospital. She allegedly choked two other female patients and pulled the hair of a third. attacking a 36-year-old female patient. JOEL ADDINGTONen en NEWS EDITOR email@example.comThe second annual Clash of the Wildcats at Baker County High School began this week with about a dozen high school teachers and more than twice as many students signing up to par ticipate in the weight-loss com petition. In partnership with the YMCA, each group will meet for workouts on Mondays, Wednes days and Fridays over the next eight weeks. BCHS nurse Laura Raulerson organized this years competi tion. She said early this week that six students signed up before the more were interested in joining and simply needed signed per mission slips from their parents. The students are holding workouts at the high school gym nasium while the teachers are exercising at the YMCA on West Lowder Street. YMCA instructor Brett Herd said day one for the students in cluded sprints, squats, lunges, abdominal exercises and practic ing breathing techniques for run ning. I try to give them a full-body workout, said Ms. Herd, who along with Y instructors Elijah Knight and Tracey Owens will lead the student workouts. Ms. Raulerson said the par ticipant losing the most weight during the eight week contest will ever displays the most dedication will receive a three-month membership to the Y. to Sports Shack in Macclenny, will go to the person who puts in the most time during the compe tition, she said. The workouts will conclude with a 5K run in the spring. Last year it was a lot of fun. The top three runners got med als, said Sarah Green, the Y instructor leading the teach workout. She said the teachers will be doing a mix of cardiovascular and strength-building exercises as well as incorporating yoga, running and dancing. Everyone was very profes sional and excited to be here, said Ms. Green. It was a really good turnout. News Obituaries Social Notices School News Classified Adswww.bakercountypress.com Have you checked it out lately? bakercountypress.com We print obituaries with a picture free of charge. Press Ad Deadline: Monday 5:00 PM
ursday, February 9, 2012 T B C P Pa ge 7 Page 6 T B C P ursd ay, February 9, 2012 The sheriffs department made use of a telephoned tip to arrest two suspects in the early morning burglary of a north Macclenny convenience store on February 3. It was one of three smash and grab break-ins at area stores over a four-night peri od, and the fourth such crime in one month. William Hoffman, 19, of Macclenny was ar rested at a residence on Jerry Circle later that morning after Deputy Earl Lord received a tip that the second suspect, a 17-year-old male, was living there. The youth was taken into custody later when Deputy Daryl Mobley was advised by the same caller that he was at the Macclenny McDonalds on South 6th St., where he was employed. The two are accused of throwing a concrete block into the front door of the Quick and Handy on North 5th between 3-5 am and taking a cash regis hundred dollars worth of ciga rettes, beer and snack food. They also allegedly took a surveillance camera valued at register into the South Prong of the St. Marys River on Mud Lake Rd. Deputy Lord said the tipster was acquainted with the juve nile suspect, who is also from Macclenny, and was in Atlanta. The youth reportedly had tele phoned him and informed him of the burglary, adding that he needed transportation out of the area. Both suspects ad mitted their role in the burglary in subsequent interviews with a sher iffs investigator. The counter items were re covered from the Jerry Circle residence. Mr. Hoffman and the youth were charged with burglary, grand theft and criminal misdamage to the door. All the charges are felonies. The juvenile was released to his mother. between 2:10-2:30 am, the Citgo station at US 90 and Interstate 10 was entered in the same man ner and an undisclosed amount of cigarettes taken. An alarm alerted police to the entry, and when Deputy Jacob Satterwhite arrived he found the front door smashed with a heavy object and security bars ripped from the entryway. the doorway and took posses sion of a surveillance video. smashed with a concrete block at the Fastway Store on W0od lawn Rd. early on January 31, but the owner reported nothing missing. An alarm alerted police at 1:16. A Sanderson man arrested late on February 4 for drunk driving had a Texas drivers li cense with 19 prior suspensions. Ralph Whipple, 45, was at the wheel of a 1985 Ford pickup stopped by Deputy Daryl Mo bley on US 90 west of Sander crossed the center line and near ly collided with an oncoming ve hicle about 7 pm. briety testing and his blood al cohol level measured .106 at county jail. He was also ticketed for fail ure to stay in a single lane. rests: ny was charged with attempting to outrun a county deputy and the early morning hours of Feb ruary 6. Deputy Mobley said he spot ted the suspect parked about 1 am at Guerry Funeral Home on east US 90 and gave chase over several blocks when he got be hind the 2003 Chevrolet pickup and it failed to stop. The driver, whose identity was known to the deputy, ran from the vehicle behind Mac clenny City Hall, and was arrested when he returned later on foot. He was booked at county jail for loitering and resisting arrest, and ticketed for running several stop signs and careless driving. rested early on February 2 when Deputy Robert Simpkins learned he was an habitual of fender driving on a revoked li cense with six suspensions. derson in a 2005 Saturn after observing it cross the center line on US 90 at 1:45 am. Mr. Anderson was also ticketed for having an expired tag. ed Douglas Givens, 37, of Sand erson for driving on a suspended license and resisting arrest the afternoon of January 31. ens at the wheel of a 2002 Ford on CR 127 and was aware of the license suspension. 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The parcel is located in a residential zoning district, which prohibits day care centers unless a special exception application panel. The day care will have three staff members with parking available for two vehicles. We dont foresee any adverse effects coming from it, said Roger Yarborough, assistant city manager and Macclennys build The three member board of Bill Lisenby, Mark Bryant and Dennis Collins approved the re quest unanimously. Also that evening, Mr. Lisenby was presented with a pin by Mr. years on the board. Assistant City Manager Roger Yarborough (right) presents Macclenny Zoning Ad ary 6.New River, Taber Library introduc e e-book borrowing to local patrons JOEL ADDINGTONen en NEWS EDITOR email@example.comA federal grant program from the US Department department and other departments in the region. es, which are being conducted at the countys Emer gency Operations Center on US 90 just west of Mac clenny. stances. The so-called crew boss certification teaches covers coordinating multiple vehicles and crews theyre approaching areas with structures. It teaches you how to size up structures, decide which ones you can save and which ones you cant, and how to protect the community as a whole, said county Fire Chief Richard Dolan. Emergency Management Agency [FEMA] proto cols so all emergency responders are speaking the same language, said Terri Jenkins, who works at the Okeefenokee Wildlife Refuge for the US Depart ment of Interior. Prairie Fire require resources from a host of local, state and federal agencies, making coordination among personnel paramount. She and Chief Dolan monitored last weeks course drew 27 participants 14 from Baker Coun ty and others from departments in Nassau, Clay and Bradford counties as well as other locales. The federal grant funding the four weeks of train ing here is known as the Ready Reserve program, this year. gram is paying private contractors to conduct the training courses here, in two Alabama counties and three counties in Georgia. Chief Dolan said the grant, formerly known as about 650 gallons of water in previous years. PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON Pictured from left are Louie Salameh, Austin Sigers and Eric Benton. Training as crew boss MIKE ANDERSONen en PRESS STAFF How would you like the convenience of checking out and returning books to the pub lic library any time of the day or night without ever leaving home? Now you can. The New River Pub lic Library Coopera tive, which includes Baker County, now of fers electronic books in digital format that can be downloaded from the Internet to handheld devices capable of storing more than 1,000 volumes. While the new technology may not appeal to book-lov ing purists who en the paper pages of a good novel, the trend is catching on rapidly and na tionwide more and more libraries are offering e-books, said Ginny Bird, director of the library coopera tive. E-books are becoming in creasingly popular, Ms. Bird said. Amazon and Barnes & Noble sell e-books for their devices and report a big business. Weve started low key, but as people become more aware of the service and buy ereader devices I expect the numbers to grow. April Teel, director of the Emily Taber Pub lic Library in Macclenny, said shes not sure she would ever use an e-reader, unless some one gave her one as a gift, because she enjoys reading real books and feeling the pages on her hands. But she anticipates the number of e-book enthusiasts to grow. I think its part of the librarys future from now on, Ms. Teel said, adding that many peo nient. Theyre very light and thin, she said. You can put em in your pocket. a time for up to two weeks. If a desired title is not immediately available it can be placed on hold. The user doesnt have to worry about forgetting to return a book and having to pay up the material is automatically returned. It just disappears, Ms. Teel said. Its That saves the user time and money and it eliminates the need for the library to keep track of overdue material and send notices to customers. E-books may not be renewed for an addi tional two weeks. However, after they have been returned, Ms. Teel said, You can turn around and check them back out if theres no hold on them. There are a number of different types of electronic readers on the market ranging from featuring brand names such as Kindle, Nook, Sony and iPad. E-books can be downloaded from a home computer, or any place that of fers a free WiFi connection, Ms. Teel said. One place they cannot be downloaded, however, is at the library. The new library service, available in Baker, Bradford and Union counties, is provided by a company called OverDrive and funded by a federal grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. The grant, authorized by the Library Services and Technology Act, is administered by Florida Division of Library and Information Services. are added monthly, although not every title is available in electronic format, Ms. Bird said. Many books out of copyright protection, including classics such as Pride and Prejudice also are available, she said. Library patrons can access e-books by go typing in their library card number and perbe reminded of the oversight and denied the privilege of checking out e-books until the oth The grant fund ing the program expires at the end of fis cal year 2013, at which time the cost of the ongoing services will be paid by a con sortium of area librar ies called Northeast Florida Library Information Net work. Other members of the consor tium, in addition to New River, are Su wannee Regional, Three Rivers and Washington County libraries. Ms. Bird said she thinks e-books will appeal to a cross section of the reading public from students to senior citizens. Each group has a niche here, she said. Students may use them to read required reading and older people may use them while traveling ... One device with lots of books ver sus a stack of books to carry. And you can log in from anywhere to get another book as long as you have a valid library card. Some people will like the e-book format and others will not, Ms. Bird said, adding that its a personal preference, sort of like a hard back copy versus a paperback copy. Theres also the initial cost of buying an ereader to consider, though Smart phones can be used as e-readers, too, and many people already have them, she said. But one aspect of the new service that should appeal to every one who uses it is the time-saving convenience it offers. 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ursday, February 9, 2012 T B C P Pa ge 9 Page 8 T B C P ursd ay, February 9, 2012 JOEL ADDINGTONen en NEWS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgFour high school sophomores ventured to the 49th Annual Junior Science, Engineering and Humanities Symposium last week at the University of Florida to present a study on diabetes research they conducted in the classroom this school year. The young ladies from the health academy Kelsey Brown, Devon Burns, Sydni Starling and Sarah Farnesi were selected from 127 students in biology teacher Deirdre Riggs classes to attend the three-day event and share their conclusions. Ms. Riggs had her students pen a two-page paper about whether a rare form of diabetes called MODY (Maturity On set Diabetes in the Young), that shares characteristics of Type 2 diabetes more common in over weight adults, is inherited or caused by environmental factors like lifestyle and diet. exams and followed laboratory research partially funded by the university as part of a program to enrich high school science class es by incorporating more handson activities. Last summer, after an application process, Ms. Riggs was cho sen to attend a two-week training session at UF along with about 20 other Florida high school teachers. Her goal for the training was to develop a laboratory-based research project she could take back and implement in the class room. The university paid her worth of lab supplies to make the research project a reality. We could pick anything, Ms. Riggs said of the potential proj ects. Ms. Riggs decided to build her project around diabetes be cause hospitalization and death rates for the disease in Baker County are well above the state average. Plus, she said, shes got a background in health care af following graduation from Syra cuse University with a bachelors degree in biology. The whole idea is to promote research, she said of the sum outcome was to write a research proposal. Then we did all the labs there that I turned around and did with my students. After learning about the various types of diabetes and its prevalence among the population here, students turned to learning lab safety and proce dures while conducting the re search to uncover the root cause of MODY, which is usually diag nosed before age 25. Whats different here thats not happening in Orlando? asked Ms. Riggs. Thats the kind of stuff I wanted them to look at to see if its genetic or environ mental. Most of her pupils papers ar gued what Ms. Riggs expected that MODY is caused by a mix of heredity and lifestyle choices. The four girls selected to at tend the symposium, however, all took the same stand. While ones lifestyle can impact the dis ease positively or negatively, they argued, MODY is nonetheless traceable to the characteristics of ones DNA. During the three-day sympo sium at UF, January 28-30, the students were exposed to the campus, the universitys science programs and other high school students from around the state. I thought it went well, Ms. Riggs said upon their return. I ty was a little out shown though. I think the science curriculum at some of the other schools is a lot higher. Many of the students invit ed to attend came from private schools or magnet schools with more rigorous science and tech nology programs, Ms. Riggs said. Juniors and seniors attend ing the event presented their re search results as part of a judged competition to win scholarships and a trip to the National Junior Science and Humanities Sym posium. Sophomores, like the group from BCHS, and freshman presented their research as well, but not competitively. The four girls didnt know each other well before the trip, but said they became friends, bonding on the car ride south and enjoying late-night milk shakes. Ms. Riggs was in the hotel room next to us, so we just kind of had some girl time and talked and got to know each other, Ms. in Gainesville, which followed a pizza social. We really liked staying at the hotel because there was a SteakN-Shake on one side of the hotel and a McDonalds on the other side, she said. For much of the trip, the teens in with the rest of the students there. We kind of stuck out com pared to everybody else, said Ms. Burns. Once we got there everybody was dressed in suits and ties and we were just dressed casual. We still looked cute and stuff, but we kind of had our own little group. On the second day of the sym posium, the teens toured a num ber of labs at the campus and heard about topics that included climate change, ocean drilling and how ions are made. It was huge, Ms. Starling, also 16, said of the campus. Ev erybody was riding bikes to get around ... We even saw a guy on a unicycle. in front of their peers to review their research results. The girls pulled information from their papers to create a slide show. They described the experience as nerve racking. All of us were nervous when we got up there, said Ms. Farne si, 15. I felt my voice getting shaky and my hands shaking so I tried to hide them behind the podium and not make eye contact ... added Ms. Burns. Still, the girls felt they did pretty good, especially since they didnt practice the presenta tion beforehand. Seeing people going up there before us do it, we were really nervous, said Ms. Burns. They must have been used to it or something because they were at all, but everybody told us we did okay. Then we saw the peo ple who went after us, and they were brilliant people, but they could not speak up there. They were like uh, uh. So after that I we did. I think we did pretty good for Farnesi said. All four teens said they hope to return to the symposium next year as juniors to compete. One of the girls on the way home was saying how dumb it made her feel, but also how she wanted to try harder because she knows now what shes up against in terms of applying for colleg es and stuff like that, said Ms. Riggs, who also presented on her project to other teachers at the symposium. She characterized the diabetes project as semi-successful. Im very much like the girls, she said. I wish Id taken it more seriously. Because the middle school doesnt have a fullyequipped lab, we were more fo cused on lab safety and learning to use the equipment and less on the research. She hopes to improve on the project next year by covering ge netics more thoroughly and in viting a local healthcare profes sional to speak about diabetes, Ms. Riggs said. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 02-2010-CA-000158 CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, vs. LARRY SMITH; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LARRY SMITH; LEONA QUIGLEY SMITH A/K/A LEONA SMITH; UN KNOWN SPOUSE OF LEONA QUIGLEY SMITH A/K/A LEONA SMITH; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UN KNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) _____________________________________/ AMENDED NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Sum mary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Baker County, Florida, described as: LOTS 7 AND 11, FOREST GLEN, ACCORD ING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 67 PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, East door of the Baker County Courthouse, MacClenny, Florida 32063 at 11:00 AM, on March 8, 2012. DATED THIS 3rd DAY OF February, 2012. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 3rd day of February, 2012. CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT By: Julie Combs Deputy Clerk THIS INSTRUMENT PREPARED BY: Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Attorneys for Plaintiff AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Interpreter Program at interpreter@circuit8. org 2/9-2/16 iN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 02-2008-CA-000241 DIVISION: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. NICHOLAS JOSEPH POTURICH et al, Defendant(s). ______________________________________/ NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Re scheduling Foreclosure Sale dated January 30, 2012 and entered in Case NO. 02-2008-CA-000241 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, is the Plaintiff and NICHOLAS JOSEPH POTURICH; TONI ANN POTURICH; JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS SUCCESSOR IN INTEREST TO WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FORMERLY KNOWN AS WASHINGTON MUTUAL BANK, FA; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE BAKER COUNTY COURT HOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 8th day of March, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 20 RIVERVIEW ACRES, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 70 OF THE CURRENT PUB LIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A RT 1 BOX 618-K, SANDERSON, FL 32087 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on February 3, 2012. Al Fraser Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Jamie Crews Deputy Clerk Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F08107693 WMFIDELITY-SPECFHLMC--Team 3 **See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this pro ceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Ms. Jan Phillips Human Resources Manager Alachua County Family/Civil Courthouse 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410 Gainesville, FL 32601 Phone: 352-337-6237 Fax: 352-374-5238 2/9-2/16 US 90 MINI STORAGE 781 EAST MACCLENNY AVENUE MACCLENNY, FL. 32063 Phone (904) 259-9022 The following units containing household items such as furniture, appliances, etc., will be sold by public auction at 11:30 am February 25, 2012 to sat isfy back rent. The following tenants can claim their property back if rent is paid before this date: Name Unit # Terrie Bennett 11 Doug Register 21 Deantonia Reed 22 Phyllis Wilcox Parker 23 Angelica Nobles 27 Tray Scott 41 Shawn Sanders 42 George Schlarbaum 43 Kristen E. Simmons 45 Tim Marlow 46 Maria Lynn Raught 52 Maria Powell 55 2/2-2/9 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 02-2008-CA-000241 DIVISION: JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. NICHOLAS JOSEPH POTURICH et al, Defendant(s). _____________________________________/ ORDER RESCHEDULING FORECLOSURE SALE THIS CAUSE, having come to be heard on Plaintiffs Motion to Reschedule Foreclosure Sale, and the Court having considered the same, in particular having reviewed the Plaintiffs motion and the Plaintiffs letter to borrower attached thereto, and being otherwise fully advised in the premises, it is: ORDERED AND ADJUDGED as follows: 1. The Plaintiffs motion is GRANTED; 2. The foreclosure sale is hereby rescheduled for the 8th day of March, 2012. Sale to be held at AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE BAKER COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM. DONE AND ORDERED in Chambers in BAKER County, Florida, this 3rd day of January, 2012. PHYLLIS M. ROSIER Circuit Court Judge Donata S. Suplee, Esquire Florida Default Law Group, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 All parties on the attached service list. WMFIDELITY-SPECFHLMC--Team 3 Service List 2/9-2/16 A R & R INC 10525 DUVAL LANE MACCLENNY, FL 32063 Phone (904) 259-4774 The following vehicle will be sold at public auc tion February 20, 2012 at 10:00 am at A R & R INC, 10525 Duval Lane, Macclenny, FL 32063. 1991 Honda Accord VIN # 1HGCB7258MA025951 2/9 NOTICE OF SHERIFFS SALE NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Writ of Execution issued in the County Court of Baker County, Florida, on the 10th day of March 2011, in the cause wherein, COUNTRY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, was plaintiff, and REAL BUREAU, JR., AND ANGELA S. BUREAU, were defendants, being Case No. 02-2006CA-0072 in said Court, I, Joey B. Dobson, as Sheriff of Baker County, Florida have levied upon all the right, title and interest of the parties named in the Writ of Execution, Real Bureau, Jr. and Angela S. Bureau, in and to the following described personal property, to-wit: Furniture pieces, televisions, appliances, decorative household items, camera, XB 360 Console with (games, 2 controllers & headphones), DVDs assortment of jewelry, gas grill, guns (NOTE: Anyone inter ested in bidding on guns MUST contact the BCSO at 904-259-0245 TEN DAYS prior to the date of the Sale for a background check.), other misc items. A COMPLETE LIST OF ITEMS FOR SALE IS AVAILABLE AT THE BAKER COUNTY SHERIFFS OFFICE MONDAY-FRIDAY, 8:30AM-5:00PM. (NOTE: Anyone interested in viewing the items being sold may do so 45 minutes prior to the time of the sale.) I shall offer this property for sale, at Baker County Fair Grounds (Building), 5567 Lauramore Road, Macclenny, FL, County of Baker, State of Florida, on February 29, 2012 at the hour of 11:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible. I will offer for sale all of the defendants, Real Bureau, Jr. and Angela S. Bureau right, title and interest in the aforesaid personal property, at public auction and will sell the same, subject to taxes, all prior liens, encumbrances and judgments, if any, to the highest and best bidder for CASH IN HAND. The proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above described execution. (NOTE: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to par ticipate in this proceeding should contact the Baker County Sheriffs Office at (904) 259-0245 prior to the date of the sale.) JOEY B. DOBSON, Sheriff of Baker County, Florida By: Pamela L. Davis, D.S. 1/26-2/16 NOTICE OF SHERIFFS SALE NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Writ of Execution issued in the County Court of Baker County, Florida, on the 20th day of December, 2011, in the cause wherein, COUNTRY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, was plaintiff, and VICTORIA RUISE, was defendant, be ing Case No. 02-2008-CA-0024 in said Court, I, Joey B. Dobson, as Sheriff of Baker County, Florida have levied upon all the right, title and interest of the party named in the Writ of Execution, Victoria Ruise, in and to the following described personal property, to-wit: 2004 Blue Nissan Maxima 4 door VIN#: 1N4BA41E24C899848 (NOTE: Anyone interested in viewing the vehicle being sold may do so 45 minutes prior to the time of the sale.) I shall offer this property for sale, at Higginbo thams Towing & Recovery, 7611 W. Mount Vernon St., Glen St. Mary, FL, County of Baker, State of Florida, on February 28, 2012 at the hour of 11:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible. I will offer for sale all of the defendants, Victoria Ruise, right, title and interest in the aforesaid personal property, at public auction and will sell the same, subject to taxes, all prior liens, encumbrances and judgments, if any, to the highest and best bidder for CASH IN HAND. The proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above described execution. (NOTE: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this proceed ing should contact the Baker County Sheriffs Office at (904) 259-0245 prior to the date of the sale.) JOEY B. DOBSON, Sheriff of Baker County, Florida By: Pamela L. Davis, D.S. 1/26-2/16 NOTICE OF SHERIFFS SALE NOTICE is hereby given that pursuant to a Writ of Execution issued in the County Court of Baker County, Florida, on the 27th day of December, 2011, in the cause wherein, COUNTRY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION, was plaintiff, and TAMICA RUISE, was defendant, be ing Case No. 02-2003-CC-0163 in said Court, I, Joey B. Dobson, as Sheriff of Baker County, Florida have levied upon all the right, title and interest of the party named in the Writ of Execution, Tamica Ruise, in and to the following described personal property, to-wit: 2002 Chevrolet Tahoe (Black) VIN#: 1GNEC13Z02R314783 (NOTE: Anyone interested in viewing the vehicle being sold may do so 45 minutes prior to the time of the sale.) I shall offer this property for sale, at Higginbo thams Towing & Recovery, 7611 W. Mount Vernon St., Glen St. Mary, FL, County of Baker, State of Florida, on February 28, 2012 at the hour of 11:10 a.m., or as soon thereafter as possible. I will offer for sale all of the defendants, Tamica Ruise, right, title and interest in the aforesaid personal property, at public auction and will sell the same, subject to taxes, all prior liens, encumbrances and judgments, if any, to the highest and best bidder for CASH IN HAND. The proceeds to be applied as far as may be to the payment of costs and the satisfaction of the above described execution. (NOTE: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in this proceed ing should contact the Baker County Sheriffs Office at (904) 259-0245 prior to the date of the sale.) JOEY B. DOBSON, Sheriff of Baker County, Florida By: Pamela L. Davis, D.S. 1/26-2/16 GRAYS LOCK & KEY MINI STORAGES 1169-1 S. 6TH STREET MACCLENNY, FL. 32063 Phone (904) 259-9022 The following units containing household items such as furniture, appliances, etc., will be sold by public auction at 9:00 am February 25, 2012 to satisfy back rent. The following tenants can claim their prop erty back if rent is paid before this date: Name Unit # Mark Stephens 4 Kelley ONeal 14 Roy Clark 17 Marcus Green 20 Charles Belford 26 William Arrowwood 48 Jennifer Burnsed 63 Charlene Hoops 64 Heather Ann Simpson 76/88 Michelle Brannon 84 2/2-2/9 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 02-2009-CA-000207 GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, TRUSTEES OF SARA ONEAL, DECEASED; KEITH ONEAL, HEIR; JONATHAN ONEAL, HEIR; NATALIE MAXWELL, HEIR; IF LIVING, INCLUD ING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGN EES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); WELLS FARGO FINANCIAL BANK; MID-STATE TRUST II, BY AND THROUGH WILMINGTON TRUST OF FLORIDA, N.A.; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EX ISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGN EES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #2; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; Defendant(s). _______________________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, AS SIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, TRUSTEES OF SARA ONEAL, DECEASED; NATALIE MAXWELL, HEIR; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRES ENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); Whose residence are/is unknown. YOU ARE HEREBY required to file your answer or written defenses, if any, in the above proceeding with the Clerk of this Court, and to serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiffs attorney, Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra, 9204 King Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 336191328, telephone (813) 915-8660, facsimile (813) 915-0559, within thirty days of the first publication of this Notice, the nature of this proceeding being a suit for foreclosure of mortgage against the following described property, to wit: A LOT BEGINNING 84 FEET SOUTH OF THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 28, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST, THENCE RUN EAST 212 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 63 FEET, THENCE RUN WEST 212 FEET, AND THENCE RUN SOUTH 63 FEET, TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING ALL IN THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTH WEST 1/4 OF SECTION 28, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST. If you fail to file your answer or written defenses in the above proceeding, on plaintiffs attorney, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or Petition. DATED at BAKER County this 25th day of January, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court By Julie Combs Deputy Clerk In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the ASA Coordinator no later than seven (7) days prior to the proceedings. If hearing impaired, please call (800) 955-8771 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (voice), via Florida Relay Service. Attorney for Plaintiff: Daniel C. Consuegra, P.L. 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, Florida 33619-1328 Tel: (813) 915-8660 Fax: (813) 915-0559 1/26-2/9 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 02-2009-CA-000207 GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS OF SARA P. ONEAL; KEITH ONEAL; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF KEITH ONEAL; NATALIE MAX WELL; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF NATALIE MAXWELL; JONATHAN ONEAL; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JONA THAN ONEAL, IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s). ______________________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, AS SIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, TRUSTEES OF SARA ONEAL, DECEASED; Whose residence are/is unknown. YOU ARE HEREBY required to file your answer or written defenses, if any, in the above proceeding with the Clerk of this Court, and to serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiffs attorney, Law Offices of Daniel C. Consuegra, 9204 King Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 336191328, telephone (813) 915-8660, facsimile (813) 915-0559, within thirty days of the first publication of this Notice, the nature of this proceeding being a suit for foreclosure of mortgage against the following described property, to wit: A LOT BEGINNING 42 FEET NORTH OF THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 28, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST, THENCE RUN EAST 212 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 63 FEET, THENCE RUN WEST 212 FEET, AND THENCE RUN SOUTH 63 FEET, TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING ALL IN THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTH WEST 1/4 OF SECTION 28, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST. SAID LANDS SIT UATE LYING AND BEING IN BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. If you fail to file your answer or written defenses in the above proceeding, on plaintiffs attorney, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or Petition. DATED at BAKER County this 25th day of January, 2012. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Julie Combs Deputy Clerk Attorney for Plaintiff: Law offices of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, Florida 33619 Phone: (813) 915-8660 Fax: (813) 915-0559 In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act of 1990, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the ASA Coordinator no later than seven (7) days prior to the proceedings. If hearing impaired, please call (800) 955-8771 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (voice), via Florida Relay Service. 2/9-16 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.: 02-2010-CA-000153 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP Plaintiff, vs. CHARLES R. UTTER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CHARLES R. UTTER; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE, ET AL Defendant(s) ______________________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE TO: CHARLES R. UTTER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF CHARLES R. UTTER whose residence is unknown if he/she/they be living; and if he/she/they be dead, the unknown defendants who may be spouses, heirs, devisees, grantees, as signees, lienors, creditors, trustees, and all parties claiming an interest by, through, under or against the Defendants, who are not known to be dead or alive, and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mort gage being foreclosed herein. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property: PARCEL 15-ST. MARYS COVE A PART OF LAND LYING IN AND BEING A PART OF THE NORTH OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE COM MENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION1 AND RUN THENCE SOUTH 66 WEST A DISTANCE OF 4490.37 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION OF THE NORTHERLY RIGHT?OF?WAY LINE OF A 60 FOOT COUNTY ROAD WITH THE WESTERLY LINE OF A 50 FOOT EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS KNOWN AS RIVER DRIVE, THENCE FROM A TANGENT BEARING OF NORTH 24 WEST, RUN ALONG THE CURVED WESTERLY LINE OF SAID RIVER DRIVE, SAID CURVE HAV ING A RADIUS OF 220.0 FEET AND BE ING CONCAVE TO THE EASTERLY, AN ARC DISTANCE OF 202.13 FEET THRU A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 52 TO A POINT OF REVERSE CURVE IN THE WESTERLY LINE OF RIVER DRIVE, THENCE FROM A TANGENT BEARING OF NORTH 28 EAST, RUN ALONG THE CURVED WEST ERLY LINE OF RIVER DRIVE, SAID CURVE HAVING A RADIUS OF 1145.92 FEET AND BEING CONCAVE TO THE NORTHWEST ERLY, AN ARC DISTANCE OF 662.0 FEET THROUGH A CENTER ANGLE OF 33 TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE SOUTH ERLY LINE OF COVE TERRACE, A 50 FOOT EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS, THENCE NORTH 28 EAST, A DIS TANCE OF 55.59 FEET TO THE INTERSEC TION OF THE NORTHERLY LINE OF COVE TERRACE AND THE NORTHWESTERLY LINE OF RIVER DRIVE, THENCE NORTH 58 EAST ALONG THE NORTHWESTERLY LINE A DISTANCE OF 481.64 FEET TO THE BE GINNING OF A CURVE TO THE LEFT HAV ING A RADIUS OF 577.74 FEET AND BE ING CONCAVE TO THE NORTHWESTERLY, RUN THENCE ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, BEING THE NORTHWESTERLY LINE OF RIVER DRIVE, AN ARC DISTANCE OF 56.97 FEET THROUGH A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 5 TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE PARCEL OF LAND HEREIN DE SCRIBED, CONTINUE THENCE ALONG THE ARC OF THE CURVE NORTHWESTERLY LINE OF RIVER DRIVE AN ARC DISTANCE OF 137.98 FEET THROUGH A CENTRAL AN GLE OF 13, THENCE NORTH 42 WEST, A DISTANCE OF 361.04 FEET TO AN IRON PIN NEAR THE SOUTHERLY BANK OF THE ST. PAGE 2 OF 3 MARYS RIVER, CONTINUE THENCE NORTH 42 WEST, A DISTANCE OF 13.0 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO THESHORELINE OF SAID RIVER, RUN THENCE SOUTHWESTERLY ALONG THE MEANDERINGS OF THE SHORELINE A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET, MORE OR LESS, THENCE SOUTH 35 EAST A DIS TANCE OF 37 FEET, MORE OR LESS, TO A SECOND IRON PIN THAT BEARS SOUTH 26 WEST AND LIES 106.16 FEET FROM THE FIRST MENTIONED IRON PIN, CONTINUE THENCE SOUTH 35 EAST A DISTANCE OF 329.13 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on counsel for Plaintiff, whose address is 3010 North Military Trail, Suite 300, Boca Raton, Florida 33431 on or before March 5, 2012/(30 days from the Date of First Publication of this Notice) and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiff/s attorney or immediately thereafter; other wise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition filed herein. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court at Coun ty, Florida, this 27th day of January, 2012. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Jamie Crews DEPUTY CLERK ROBERTSON, ANSCHUTZ, AND SCHNEID, PL ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 3010 NORTH MILITARY TRAIL, SUITE 300 BOCA RATON, FL 33431 2/2-2/9 L egal Notices SAVE $3.00with purchase of $10 or more. Coupon not valid with any other offers.1230 South Sixth Street, Macclenny$2.00 OffMust present coupon. Expires 2/29/12 796 S. 6th St., Macclenny397-0423**Wet cut. Must present prior to appointment. Expires 2/15/12259-3444 | select boots. Expires 2/15/12101 South 6th Street, Macclenny | By RR tracks259-4800SAVE $2.00on your next haircut. Walk-ins welcome. Expires 3/1/1210% Offany purchase of $20 or more. Expires 03/31/12 Cannot be combined with any other offers/coupons.11043-2 Crystal Springs Rd. 378-8131$20 Must present coupon. Expires 02/29/12On SR 121 by Pier 6 in Macclenny259-9946 Your choice of entree, beverage & dessert, including chocolate covered strawberries. Reservations required. Expires 2/14/12Corner of US 90 & Lowder, Macclenny 259-STAR Your choice of entree, beverage & dessert, including chocolate covered strawberries. Reservations 796 S. 6th St., Macclenny 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. OPENMonday-Friday 9 am 7 pm Saturday 9 am 5 pm Your Home Town ADVANTAGE259-8322Bring in this ad for a special Valentine gift! We did a FREE 3 YEAR REVIEW for a client who got over $1800 back!**Free review available by appointment only.Located at 1191 S. 6th Street, Macclenny2 doors down from Sixth Street Steakhouse Whos ready for Kindergarten?Do you have a child who will be enrolling in Kindergarten for the 2012/2013 school year?The Baker County School system will be offering freeKindergarten Readiness WorkshopsLet us help make the transition into kindergarten exciting!The following workshops will be offered:February 23 Ride the school bus!!! & school bus book. March 27 Book Fair, participate in resource rotation, Cliffords First School Day book. April 19 Nurse and Guidance CounselorThe Carrot Seed and planting activity.All workshops will be held 6 7 pm at the Baker County Pre-K/ Kindergarten Center and taught by 4 kindergarten teachers.Your child will receive school supplies and four books. Please call 259-0405 to register your child before each workshop. We encourage you to attend all four sessions! NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED LARGE SCALE AMENDMENT TO THE BAKER COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN e Baker County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, February 20, 2012 at 6:00 PM, or as soon thereafter as possible, in the Baker County Administration Building, 55 North ird Street, Macclenny Florida, to consider for transmittal to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity a proposed semi-annual amendment by ordinance to the Baker County Comprehensive Plan. Copies of said ordinance may be inspected by any member of the public in the Commissioners o ce, address stated above. On the above mentioned date, all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed ordinance which is titled as follows: ORDINANCE NO. 2012 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BAKER COUNTY, ABANDONING A PORTION OF THE CEDAR CREEK DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONAL IMPACT (AS ADOPTED BY ORDINANCE 2008-24);MAKING A LARGE SCALE AMENDMENT TO THE BAKER COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN BY RECLASSIFYING APPROXIMATELY 2,199 ACRES OF PROPERTY FROM HIGH DENSITY RESIDENTIAL TO 1994.11 ACRES OF AGRICULTURE ZONE A, 195.23 ACRES OF AGRICULTURE ZONE B AND 10 ACRES LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL ON THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP; AMENDING THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS SCHEDULE; AMENDING THE FUTURE TRANSPORTATION MAP; PURSUANT TO AN APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY T. R. HAINLINE AS AGENT FOR DAVIS & DAVIS, LLP., PROVIDING FINDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING DIRECTION TO THE CODIFIER AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. A copy of said ordinance may be inspected by any member of the public in the Commissioners o ce, address stated above. In accordance with Section 286.0105, F. S.: If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the County Commission with respect to any matter considered at this scheduled meeting or hearing, the person will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purposes the person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the Administration Department at (904) 259-3613 at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing. MISSIONERS OF BAKER PORTION OF THE CEDAR e subject property is located north of U.S. HWY 90, south of Claude Harvey Road, and west of municipal limits of Glen St. Mary Students focus on diabetes Baker County wildcat Booster Clubs 1st Annual Golf Tournament Bent Creek Golf Course Jacksonville, FL Register your team of four or we will place you with a team for this Captains Choice (Best Ball) Event. $50 per personFor participant registration or sponsorship information, stop by Moodys Chevron, Farm Bureau Help support your Wildcats football program! Soil board to meet The Baker Soil and Water Con servation District board will meet on Tuesday, February 14 at the Baker County Extension Service from noon until 1 pm. The public is invited to attend. We offer you MORE... T B C PMore More Giving you the most bang for your change!T B C PEvery week, a newspaper packed with value since 1929 CLASSIFIED DEADLINEMonday at 5:00 pm NO EXCEPTIONS! 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ursday, February 9, 2012 T B C P P age 11 Page 10FEBRUARY 9, 2012 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 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 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 904-266-2337 904-387-0055 Baldwin Jacksonville Arrangements made in your home or our facility Fair & Reasonable Prices Funeral & Cremation Services Locally Owned & Family Operated Proudly Serving Northeast Florida www.giddensreedfh.com Gid Giddens Welcome First Baptist Church of SandersonCR 229 S., Sanderson FLSunday School ....... 10:00 am Sun. Morning Worship 11:00 am Sun. Evening Worship .. 6:00 pm Wed. Eve. Bible Study .. 7:00 pm Pastor Bob Christmashttp://www.fbcofsanderson.org MACCLENNY C HURCH OF C HRIST573 S. 5th S t. 259-6059Sunday Bible Study 9:45 am Fellowship 10:30 am 11:00 amWorship Services 11:00 am Wed. Bible Study 7:30 pmMinister Sam F. Kitching 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 Sanderson Christian Revival CenterPastor: Harold FinleySunday School 10:00 am Sunday Service 11:00 am Sunday Evening 6:00 pm Wednesday Service 7:30 pmCome see the exciting things the Lord is doing. Corner of Sapp Rd. and CR 229 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 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 SUNDAY SERVICE 2/128:15 am and 6:00 pm** Illustrated Sermon | iLove Family **10:45 am PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE Pursuant to a petition submitted by Charles O. Chupp, Director of Blair Nurseries, Inc., with Chad Grimm as agent, to vacate a platted subdivision known as Smokerise II, recorded in Plat Book 3, Pages 51-53, for the purpose of utilizing the property dif ferently due to lack of sales. e petition is made in accordance to the Baker County Land Development Regulations, Sections 8.06.01. e property is located West of SR 121 S, North of Mud Lake Road, East of CR 125 S, and South of Bobby Sapp Road in Baker County, Florida. e Baker County Land Planning Agency (LPA) will review the petition for recommendation to the Baker County Commissioners at a public hearing scheduled for ursday, February 23, 2012, at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereaer as possi ble, in the County Administration Building, 55 North ird Street, Macclenny, FL. On the above-mentioned date, all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to the petition. Written comments for or against the petition may be sent to the Baker County Planning Department, 360 E Shuey Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063. Faxed com ments may be sent to (904) 259-5057. Copies of the petition may be inspected in the Planning Department by any member of the public. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the Administration Department at (904) 259-3613 at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing. In Loving Memory of my Daddy Garrett Scott Harris3-23-86 ~ 02-14-07 Happy Valentines Day,DADDY!Xs and Os sent to you from a heart so pure and true...Love, Your Daughter, Gabby Shae Harris In Loving Memory ofRhonda Diane PietrowskiJanuary 23, 1945 February 2, 2011Loving mother, wife, soulmate and best friend.You are desperately missed and loved. ~Richard Come celebrate our 11 h Aniveay & HomecomingatSanderson Christian Revival CenterHwy. 229 & corner of Sapp Rd.February 19, 2012at 10:45 amSpecial Guests: The BrowdersPastor Harold Finley and the congregation welcome you to come and worship with us! Dinner following the service. Phillip Barton, 60, of MacclennyPhillip Ressie Barton, 60, of Macclenny died Saturday, Feb ruary 4, 2012 at the home of his son following an extended ill ness. He was a lifelong resident of Macclenny and was an insulator in the heating and airconditioning construction industry for 34 years until his re tirement in 2006. He was a member of the Asbestos Union Local #13 of ing, hunting, the Florida Gators, his son and daughter-in-law, his granddaughters and his family and friends. Mr. Barton was preceded in death by his parents Ressie and Arlie, Alvin and John Barton and Pauline Barton Byrd. Survivors include son Travis (Jennifer) Barton of Macclenny; sister Hester (Joe) Johnson of Macclenny; brothers Charles (Dot) Barton, Cliff (June) Bar ton and Edward Buddy Bar ton, all of Macclenny; grand daughters Madison and Megan Barton, both of Macclenny. The funeral service was held at 2 pm on Wednesday, February 8 at Glen Friendship Taber nacle Church with Rev. Albert sisted by Rev. Cliff Barton Jr. Interment followed at Macedo nia Cemetery. Guerry Funeral home was in charge of arrangements. Phillip BartonEugene Ford, 95, of SandersonDeacon Eugene Ford, 95, of Sanderson died Friday, Febru ary 3, 2012 at Ed Fraser Hos pital in Macclenny following an extended illness. He was born in Selma, AL to the late Deli lah and Robert Ford. Mr. Ford was a member of Faith Temple Church of God in Christ where he served on the deacon board, a member of the evangelist team for the Church of God in Christ, western Florida district and dea con of New Jerusalem Church of God in Christ under the leader ship of Elder Mack Ruise. He was the gate keeper for the Quit man Cemetery Association for over 15 years. Survivors include wife Thelma Ford; sons Sylvester (Dor othy) Ford, Levice (Sandra) Daniel, Sammie Lee (Denise) Daniels, Jimmie (Joyce) Dan iel, Issac Daniel, Purcel Daniel, Syril Ford, Eugene Ford Jr and Charlie (Jennifer) Denmark; daughters Mercilee (Rev. Dr. Rodney) Brown, Carlene Denmark, Caroline (John Reed) Denmark, Linda (Richard) Mills and Sherrie (Recardo) Mathews; 32 grandchildren; 30 great-grandchildren; two greatgreat-grandchildren; motherin-law Lucile Durham; fatherin-law George E. Durham; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. The funeral service will be held at 11 am on Saturday, Feb ruary 11 at his church with Elder terment will follow at Quitman Cemetery in Sanderson. The family will receive friends Fri day, February 10 from 6-7 pm at the church. Cooper Funeral Home of Lake City is in charge of arrangements.Barbara Hanover 84, of St. GeorgeBarbara Louise Hanover, 84, of St. George, GA died January 31, 2012 at Folkston Park Care and Rehab Center. Miss Hanover resided in St. George for the past 20 years and was a gradu ate of Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts. She was born in Brook lyn, NY, the daughter of the late Clinton D. and Irma I Hanover Jr. She grew up in Long Island, NY and was a member of Grace Baptist Fellowship Church in St. George. She is preceded in death by sisters Marion Virginia Mey er and Carole Kinister. Survivors include brother Clinton D. Hanover III, Arling ton, VA; special niece Eugenie (Patrick) Ahearn, Port Jefferson, NY; other nieces and neph ews and a host of friends. A graveside service was held Thursday, February 2 at 2 pm at St. George Cemetery with Rev. ry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Barbara HanoverRobert Howard of Glen St. MaryRobert Clarence Howard, 80, died February 6, 2012. He was the son of the late Clarence Leigh Howard and Helen Mary Reil and lived in Argyle, Wild wood, FL and most recently Glen St. Mary. Mr. Howard was employed by the former Sea board Air Line Railroad and Baldwin and Dinsmore. He served his country in the Army during the Korean War and re ceived the Meritorious Unit Ci tation, Korean Service Medal, United Nations Service Medal, National Defense Medal and Korean Unit Citation. Survivors include his loving Howard; daughter Cathy Wat son of Wildwood; step-daugh ters Hazel Ann Finley of Lake City, Maryland (Virgil) Johns of Glen St. Mary and Cathy (Don) Orman; step-sons Kenneth (Dawn) Brannen, William (Di ane) Rhoden, David (Darlene) Rhoden, Joseph (Dana) Fenell, Gene (Lisa) Fenell; several grandand great-grandchildren. Burial will be at a later date at the Jacksonville National the family requests donations to Haven Hospice, 8301 Cypress Plaza Drive #119, Jacksonville, FL 32256. Archer Funeral Home of Lake Butler was in charge of arrangements.Mildred Padgett, 78, of MacclennyMildred Padgett, 78, of Mac clenny died Sunday, February 5, 2012. A native of Jacksonville, Ms. Padgett was a resident of Baker County for the past 40 years. After her retirement, she enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She was preceded in death by her husband Stanley K. Padgett and parents George and Sallie Johnson Gri ner. Survivors include son Scott S. Padgett (Debbie); daughters Mochelle Padgett (Tim) and Laura P. (Timothy) Williams; sister Dianne Harvey; grandchildren Carrie Nipper, Shane Williams and Kristin Padgett; great-grandchildren; Destanie and Richard Munoz. A memorial service will be held at 12 pm, Saturday, Feb ruary 11 at the Glen Friendship Tabernacle, Glen St. Mary,with Funeral Home is in charge of ar rangements. Mildred PadgettJoan Smith, 56, funeral February 7Joan Pearl Smith, 56, of Mac clenny died Friday, February 3, 2012 at St. Vincents Medical Center following a brief illness. She resided in Mac clenny all of her life. She worked as a beautician for many years until ill health forced her retirement. She enjoyed crocheting and playing games on her computer. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her parents Willie and Anna Lois Davis Mobley, siblings Randall Leon Mobley Sr., Gregory Lee Mobley and Daryl Wayne Mobley Sr. Survivors include her husband of thirty seven years Donald G. Smith of Macclenny; sons Richard F. Smith and Donald R. Smith, both of Macclenny; sister Karen D. Mobley of Macclenny; grandchildren Savannah Lynn Parrish of Macclenny and Carly Joan Smith of Wildwood, FL. The funeral service was held at 2 pm Tuesday, February 7 at the Christian Fellowship Tem ple with Pastor Tim Thomas at Macedonia Cemetery, Baker County. Guerry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Joan SmithIona Warner, 84, of Lake City diesIona Lois Warner, 84, of Lake City died February 1, 2012 at Shands, UF in Gainesville. She was the daughter of William Os terloh and Elsie Allen, born March 16, 1927 in Crookston, MN. She was preced ed in death by her husband Robert L. Warner, son Larry R. Warner and brother Darwin Osterloh. Survivors include son Ron (Roberta) Warner of Home stead, FL; daughters Jacey (Jer ry) Norton of Garland, TX, and grandchildren and seven greatgrandchildren. A graveside service was held on February 3, 2012 at Fort White Cemetery, with Bro. Carl Funeral Home, High Springs, was in charge of arrangements. Iona WarnerRobbie Williamson 56, of MacclennyRobert Robbie Glenn Wil liamson, 56, of Macclenny died February 2, 2012 following an extended illness. He was a life long resident of Baker County, which he claimed was a special with spe cial people. Robbie enjoyed help ing people which was evident by his various professions. Starting in law enforcement with the Baker CounMacclenny Police Department, the Jacksonville International Airport and ending as an admin istrative assistant with Baker Community Counseling Servic es. He was preceded in death by his father Glenn F. Williamson. Survivors include devoted mother Estelle B. Williamson; brothers Ryan B. Williamson and Andrew B. Williamson; sis ters Sheryl R. Williamson, Cynthia D. Pearce and Sheila nieces and nephews; six grandnieces and nephews also sur vive. A memorial service will be held Thursday, February 9, 2012 at 1:30 pm at the First Baptist Church of Macclenny ating. Forbes Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Robbie WilliamsonHappy Birthday Laura Ann Davis2/9/62-2/10/10 Its sure to be the best one yet. Though you left us here behind did you think that we would forget? Your cake this year will surely be a beauty to behold. With the icing made of silver and the candles made of gold. Yes, your birthday in heaven will be such a grand affair and we know you will look so lovely with a halo in your hair. The angels will come from ev erywhere to sing your birthday song, and we will know they will be so happy that you have joined Gods happy throne. No, we cant send a card this will just send a special prayer to a wonderful mother, wife and grandmother. LOVE, ROGEr R DAVIS, KYl L E DAVIS WIll LL IE ANd D JENNY COMBS CHUck CK ANd D A AMANd D A Y YAl L E LIl L CHUck CK, B BrR Od D Y, LOGAN MMOTHEr R, B BrR OTHEr R S ANd D S SISTEr R S. In loving memory of Laura Ann Davis2/9/62-2/10/10 A million times we need you, a million times we cried. If love alone could have saved you, you never would have died. If all the world was ours to give, we would give it, yes, and more, to see you coming up those steps and walking through the door. To hear your voice and see your smile, to sit and talk awhile, to be with you the same old way would be our fondest day. A heart of gold stopped beating, two smiling eyes closed to rest, God broke our hearts to prove to us He only takes the best. LOVE, ROGEr R DAVIS, KYl L E DAVIS WIll LL IE ANd D JENNY COMBS CHUck CK ANd D A AMANd D A Y YAl L E LIl L CHUck CK, B BrR Od D Y, LOGAN MMOTHEr R, B BrR OTHEr R S ANd D S SISTEr R S. In loving memory of our son Garrett Scott Harris3/23/1986 2/14/2007 Happy Valentines Day! One heart that loved so big and true. Open arms to hold the ones you love so close and tight. The biggest, brightest smile that could take your worries away. Thats what I love about you the most. With laughs, giggles and are tucked safely in our hearts. Forever loved, always missed and never forgotten. LOVE, MMOM, DAd D, KAYl L A ANd D JUSTIN In loving memory of James Michael Higginbotham4/7/1970 2/10/2005 To Mike Wherever we go and whatever we do, we will not stop lov ing you. God has given us the peace that Mike is in Heaven and that one day we will see him again. Rest assured that is what I am longing to do. God bless. LOVE, MMOM-N NAOMI ANd D FAMIl L Y In loving memory of Idella Mae Lee2/11/1952 7/8/2011 Dont grieve for me, now Im free. I followed the path God laid, you see. I took Gods hand when I heard Him call, I turned my back and left it all. I could not stay another day, to laugh, to love, to work or play. Tasks left undone must stay that way. I found Gods peace at the close of this day. Perhaps this time seems all too brief, dont lengthen it now with undue grief. Lift up your heart and share with me. God wanted me now, God set me free. LOVE, AAlL TO, F FAVIAN, S ScC HNEIl L A, OTHEr R cC HIldr LDR EN, Gr R ANd D S ANd D Gr R EAT-Gr R ANd D S In loving memory of Sam Williams 2/8/1965 7/25/2009 We cannot send a birthday card, your hand we cannot touch. But God will take our greetings to the one we love so much. Thinking of you on your birthday with sadness in our hearts, for a very special some one from whom we had to part. WE lL OVE ANd D MISS YOU, MMOM, H HEId D I, T TIM, A AlL AN, SSANd D Y, B BrR ITTANY, KrR IS, BBrR IANNA, WINSTON ANd D WHITNEY Contact the Baker County Family YMCA for more information or to register for these upcoming programs!Soccer RegistrationLast CallSeason starts March 8Homeschool PE Registration Ongoing Program starts February 7 Cycle-A-Thon 9-11 amSat., February 11thwww.FirstCoastYMCA.org 259.089898 W. 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Page 13FEBRUARY 9, 2012 SOCIAL NOTICE SUBMISSION INFORMATIONen 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 oce 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 USen 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.comSOCIAL&SCHOOLT B C PPage12FEBRUARY 9, 2012 The Wildcat baseball team kicked off its new season at home with a 10-6 win over Middleburg the evening of February 7. Coach Fred Matricardis team has been working hard from graduation and prepare for opening day. The Cats have a deep squad with a lot of senior leadership and a strong pitching staff. Chris Waddell was 7-3 on the mound last season. Brad Stone was 6-1, Dillon Jones 2-2 and Hunter Hanks is expected to contribute. Newcomers Jared Crews, Brandon Miller and Jacob Milton will compete for a spot in the rotation as well. Waddell, Ethan Wilkerson, Hanks and Kyle Horne anchor All-City last season. Johnny Lambright, Austin Rowe, Hunter Bell, Brandon Miller and Joey Taylor will bat If we stay healthy we have a chance to be okay, said Matri cardi. We play as tough as any schedule around and hopefully it prepares us for the district tournament. Bishop Kenny looks to be the Cats chief competition. Paxon, Terry Parker and Forrest make up a tough district that Matricardi will mean tough opposi tion. No game will be easy in dis trict play, he said. School Lunch MENUFebruary 13 February 17Offered 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, January 13Breakfast: Breakfast burrito, peach slices and milk. Lunch: Pepperoni pizza hot pocket or ham with beans and rice with a wheat roll. Choice of 2 sides: Steamed green peas raw veggies with ranch dressing, seasonal fresh fruit, fresh baked cake and milk.Tuesday, January 14Breakfast: Sausage biscuit, pineapple juice and milk. Lunch: Cheese pizza or BBQ pork on a bun. Choice of 2 sides: Baked fries, green beans, mix fruit cup and milk.Wednesday, February 15Breakfast: Enriched cereal with slice of toast, orange juice and milk. Lunch: Roast pork slice with a whole grain roll or fish crisp on a bun. Choice of 2 sides: Italian green beans, mashed potatoes and gravy, seasonal fresh fruit and milk.Thursday, February 16Breakfast: Breakfast chicken patty on a whole grain biscuit, apple juice and milk. Lunch: Hot dog on a bun or cheese burger on a bun. Choice of 2 sides: baked potato rounds, lettuce and tomato slices, creamy coleslaw, peach crisp and milk.Friday, February 17Breakfast: Turkey sausage pancake wrap, orange/pineapple juice and milk. Lunch: Chili with beans and whole grain roll or turkey ham and cheese sandwich. Choice of 2 sides: Baked sweet potato rounds, raw vegetables and dressing, chilled fruit mix and milk SCHOOL ACTIVITIESFebruary 9 BCHS: ASVAB Testing, Rm 813. 7:30 am, Baseball vs. Clay, 8 am Varsity Softball at Hilliard, 6:30 pm Drama presentation, Broadway in Baker 5 7:30 pm KIS: KADET, 9:15 am, WES: Good Morning Show Club Mtg., 8 am Tutoring/after school reading club, 3:15 pmFebruary 10BCHS: Basketball District Tournament at Bishop Kenny, All day, Ju nior Varsity and Varsity Softball at Creekside, 5 pm BCMS: Valentines Dance in Gym, Queen Crowned, 7-9 pm WES: Positive Behavior Support Meeting, 8 amFebruary 11 BCHS: Basketball District Tournament at Bishop Kenny, All day, Girls Weight lifting State Meet, All dayFebruary 13 BCHS: Baseball vs Orange Park, 6 pm, Mandatory Parent Mtg for Rythmette Tryours, 6 pm WES: Family Reading Night, 4-7 pm February 14 BCHS: Club day BCMS: Majorettes, 2 pm, Softball at Callahan, 4 pm KIS: School Advisory Council Mtg, 8 am, Kadet, 9:15 am WES: Tutoring/ afterschool reading club, 3:15 pmFebruary 15KIS: Dream Writers Session #3, 3:34 pm WES: Merrie Melodies Club Mtg., 8 am $ $ WE BUY TIMBER $ $ DIAMOND TIMBER, INC.FOR A QUALITY CUT Anderson Quality ROOFING Metal & Shingle Reroofs & Roof Repairs Your hometown contractor! LIC.#RC00670032593300IN GOD WE TRUST.LICENSED & INSUREDLIC.#RB0067070LLC inking about trying out for the dance or cheer team at your school? Get a head start with our newTRYOUT PREP CLINICS DANCE CLINICSFridaysFebruary 3 & 10 5:30 7:30 pm CHEER CLINICSWednesdaysFebruary 8 & 22 6:30 8:00 pm More dates to be added! $20 per clinicAll participants must pre-register at Fabulous Footwork Mon.urs. 5:30-7:00 pm For more information or to reserve your spot please call 259-1818You do not have to be a student of Fabulous Footwork to participate. NOTICE OF A PROPOSED CHANGE (NOPC) TO THE CEDAR CREEK DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONAL IMPACT (DRI) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a public hearing will be held on Monday, February 20, 2012 at 6:00 pm or as soon therea er as possible, by the Baker County Board of County Commissioners in the County Administration Building at 55 North 3rd Street, Macclenny, Florida, 32063. Davis & Davis, LLP have submitted a Notice of Proposed Change (NOPC) seeking to modify by Resolution the Cedar Creek Development of Regional Impact by removing certain lands owned by Davis & Davis, LLP from the Development of Regional Impact as outlined in the map below. On the above mentioned date, all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed Resolution which is titled as follows: RESOLUTION NO. 2012A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BAKER COUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA, MODIFYING THE CEDAR CREEK DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONAL IMPACT DEVELOPMENT ORDER (RESOLUTION 200815); FINDING THE MODIFICATION DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A SUBSTANTIAL DEVIATION; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Copies of said resolution may be examined by any member of the public in the Baker County Planning & Zoning Department at 360 East Shuey Avenue, Macclenny, Florida, 32063. If a person decides to appeal any decision made with respect to any matter considered at the meeting or hearing, he will need a record of the proceedings and for such purpose he may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which appeal is to be based. NOTICE TO PERSONS NEEDING SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS AND TO ALL HEARING IMPAIRED PERSONS: In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing special accommodations or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the Administration O ce at (904) 259-3613, at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing. For hearing impaired individuals, call Florida Relay Service at 1-800-955-8770, no later than ve (5) days prior to the date of this meeting. 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Some of the numbers in clude, Tonight ( West Side Sto ry), One (Chorus Line ), I am Changing (Dreamgirls), Im Not That Girl ( Wicked), Castle on a Cloud ( Les Miserables ), Dont Cry Out Loud ( The Boy From Oz ), Time Warp ( Rocky Horror Picture Show ) and Uptown Girl ( Movin Out ). Broadway in Baker at BCHSMette RhodenTo wed in MarchRed and Anita Mette are pleased to announce the engage ment of daughter Christy to Dan ny Rhoden, all of Glen St. Mary. Danny is the son of Steve and Mary Rhoden of Glen St. Mary. The couple plans to wed in March 2012 in Macclenny and will reside in Glen St. Mary. The Kiwanis Club of Baker at Macclenny Elementary and Keller Intermediate School for the second quarter of the school year. The motto of Kiwanis Interna tional is Serving the Children of the World, and to that end they sponsor programs for children gram to promote character de velopment and good citizenship. Each quarter teachers are asked to select one student who meets the standards of the pro representing: Thoughtful, En thusiastic, Respectful, Responsi ble, Inclusive, Friendly, Inquisi tive, and Capable. The selected students were: Macclenny Elementary Clark. Brooke Clevenger, Taylor Clevenger, Claire Collins, Lexi Cruse, Matthew Brown, Jackson Dugger, Kelly Harris, Emaleigh Jensen, Raymond Henderson, Tate Johnson, Brooklyn Larry, Taylor Mann and Landen Scott. Second grade: Karsyn Crews, Colby Hapgood, Anna Hicks, An sley Hodges, Cameron Johnson, Sierra Lauramore, Jadyn Manning, Dillon Mathews, Tanner Rafuse, JahHani Shuler, Savan nan Stephens, Angelina Troshy na and Bryar Walker. Third grade: Garrett Cain, Chayse Card, Lane Carter, Mason Davis, Kovaris Larry, A. J. Norman, Allyson Pepple, Caleb Setzer, Emily Schatz and Jon Shayla Williams. Keller Intermediate fourth grade: Gamison Moore, Mika Gray, JaMyra Canty, Brad ley Gainey, Austin Smola, Chey enne Kinghorn, Weston Sands, Chey Wheeler, Matthew Crews, Kristen Starling, Lyndi Johnson, Karli Johnson, Dallas Ellis, Anna Wilkerson, Danny Neri, Grayson Gurganious, Steven Padgett and Annalee Kick. Fifth grade: Shania Paige, D. J. Duran, Tristin Bentley, Gar ret Sparkman, Justin Yarbrough, Kelton Knabb, Jodee Carter, Sa brina Donaldson, Emmalee Dil bect, Jaxon Burnsed, Marissa Adcock, Kayiesha Major, Col by Kennedy, Ty Moore, Elaina Davis and Tyler Bosley.Terric honors to students by KiwanisBOB GERARD | SPORTS BCHS football coach Ryan Sulkowski released his fall academic report last week showing large gains for his The teams average GPA increased from a 2.69 last spring to 2.73 this fall. Football players collected 171 As, 168 Bs, 142 Cs and only 48 Ds and 27 Fs during the se mester. Sulkowski was very pleased with the improvements. As a football program we pulled together as a staff and made a commitment to improving the academics here at Baker County High School, said the coach. When I ar rived the academic situation was awful in regards to our football student athletes and that was something that I knew we needed to immediately put an emphasis on. Sulkowski says that the coaching staff stresses aca demics on a regular basis. These young men need to know that someone is constantly monitoring their aca demic progress. On a daily basis we have constant con tact with about 8 percent of our student body, which is our football team. When they hear about it every day it sinks in and I believe that is where we are now, he said. He is particularly proud of the drop in ineligible play ers. Only two players were ineligible this school year, a drop from a two-year high of 15 in spring 2010. Football players are coming to school more, averaging only 3.58 days absent. The coach believes that the improvement in the athlet ic grades can have a positive effect throughout the school. I cant help but think that in some little way we have been part of the solution in improving our school grade, said Sulkowski. Athletes are natural leaders, so when a football player is focusing on the lesson being taught, it impacts other students in the class, just as if a football player was being a disruption, others in the class are more likely to do the same. PHOTO BY JUD JOHNSON Kyle Horne at the plate. Football teams average GPA on riseThe BCHS Wildcat basketball on a strong note with a two wins out of three games last week. The Cats defeated Interlachen and Clay County but lost one to Madison County High by three points. The wins give the Cats mo mentum going into the district tournament this week at Bishop Kenny. The Cats and Interlachen have bounced back and forth this season, with BCHS beating them in the regular season and Interlachen getting a win in the Florida First Coast Classic. BCHS jumped out on top by 15 points and then held off a fu rious Ram comeback to win 6861 on the road February 2. Jessie Gardner has picked up his scoring and led the way with Kameron Mack. Both threw in 15 points versus the Rams. BCHS led 37-22 at inter mission and though the Rams trimmed it to 10 points at the end of the third, the Cats were able to secure the win. Gardner and Mack had 15 points, Charles Ruise, Jr. scored 12 points and Daryl Johnson posted 10 points. way at home on February 3, but the Madison Cowboys came on 47-44 win. The Cats couldnt manage much scoring in what was essentially a defensive game. Both teams traded basket for basket and went in tied 28-28 at the half. BCHS pulled ahead by four in the third period, but Madison went on a 12-5 run at the end to beat the Wildcats. Gardner led the Cats with 11 points and Ruise had 10. CeCe Jefferson added 7 from his cen ter position. regular season, defeating the Clay Blue Devils 53-47. BCHS got 6 points in the paint from Josh Willey in the early going and led 25-20 at the half. The Blue Devils got a lot of foul calls in the second half and inched closer, but the Wildcats matched them point for point in Ruise was top scorer with 11 for the Wildcats. Gardner, John son, Jefferson and Willey added 6 points. Boys build momentum for district tournamentBishop Kenny completely outplayed the Lady Wildcat bas ketball team February 2 in the a 61-31 win. The Crusaders have had the Wildcats number this season, defeating them in all three of their match-ups. The Crusaders were the sec ond seed, while the Cats were seeded third. Paxon, the eventu al district champ, was top seed. The Cats could make nothing work against the Crusaders, who jumped out to an immediate 10-point lead. The Crusaders were tough from the outside, hitting basket after basket while the Cats strug extended the margin to 32-18 at the half and continued to build on it in the second half. was a 28-6 run in the third pe riod. BCHS could not manage to come back against the outside shooting of the Crusaders. Chelsey Ruise led the way for BCHS with 12 points, well off her season average. Shanice Paige added 6 points. Paxon beat Bishop Kenny 56Lady Cats ousted by CrusadersThe Lady Wildcats softball team lost to First Coast in the season opener February 7 on the road. BCHS scored one run in the seventh inning, but fell 1-3. The girls face Hilliard on the road February 9. turning eleven players from last seasons district championship squad. Seven of the eleven are starters, so expectations are high. defensive team and weve been working hard to improve our a new district with some pretty good competition including Bishop Kenny, Paxon, Forrest and Terry Parker. The girls return both of their senior pitchers. Haley Crews and Shelby Gatto will alternate on the mound in most games. more Mackenzie Wingard, who is coming off of shoulder surgery and will also see pitching time. All of these young ladies did a great job for us last year and should feed off of the success they had to pitch well for us this year, the coach said. moved sophomore Kylie Holton to catcher and she has shown promise in the off-season and fall by sparking a lot of offense. baseman Taylor Crummey, who is also recovering from shoul der surgery. Sophomore Branda Jarvis is her back-up and the coach will probably use her as a designated player. Both have hit the ball well in practice. Sophomore Clara Harvey re turns at second base. Gatto plays third when she is not pitching, and Sophomore Genie Taylor shortstop position. Senior Tayler McCann re and junior Brooke Roberts has moved up from JV. Freshman Megan Farmer is also in the out and a strong arm. We have worked hard in the off-season to gel as a team, said some community service projects and went sailing as a team, hoping that it would build con We have our sights set on a re turn trip to the state playoffs, hoping to reach Clermont for another Final Four visit.PRESS CLASSIFIEDS ONLY $6.00 cash/check Deadline Monday at 5:00 THE BAKER COUNt T Y PRESS ADVERTISING DEADLINE ISMonday at 5:00 pm Check it out...bakercountypress.com Subscribe to our E editionwww.bakercountypress.com Send us letters and make sure they are signed with a phone number and city of residence. One of the most exciting parts of this years show is a medley from The Million Dollar Quartet a show based on a single night in 1956 when Elvis, Jerry Lee Lew is, Johnny Cash and Carl Perkins all showed up a Sun Records to cut a record. In Broadway in Baker, the medley is played by a live band. The show runs February 1618, 23-25 at 7 pm and February 19 and 26 at 2 pm. Reserved 6286. General admission seating is available at the door. CLASSIFIED DEADLINEMonday at 5:00 pm NO EXCEPTIONS! We print obituaries with a picture free of charge. Above is a graph of the Baker County High School football teams average GPAs from the spring of 2010 the fall of 2011 from football coach Ryan Sulkowskis academic report.
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Volunteers with the Baker County Fire Department, Florida Forest Service and US Forest Service joined forces to safe guard homes in the area from potential More than 50 volunteers trimmed overhanging limbs, cleared brush and removed leaf litter from roofs and gutters at eight Taylor homes. Today we helped members of the community who cant do this type of work for themselves and the workers or those receiving the work, said Tay lor resident and Firewise Committee chair Nancy Oliver. work assignments at the Taylor Voting House with complimentary coffee from Starbucks and pastries made by the community. After a fast-paced morning, the workers met back at the voting house for a barbecue lunch from Floridas Forestry Arson Alert Association, Walmart and Winn-Dixie. Community mem bers brought salads, side dishes and des serts. Again this year, the barbecue was pre pared by Billy Johndepartment using a grill donated by the sheriffs of The forest service tells us the weather conditions Ms. Oliver. Our Firewise workday is a fun social event that has the potential to make a bad situation just a little less dangerous. Hard work is much eas ier when we work as a team and Id recommend the Firewise program to every community. For more information about making your home Firewise or to get involved with the Taylor Firewise program, call Ms. Oliver at 259-7061. Used 28x80 Fleetwood doublewide, super clean $39,995 4 BR, 2 BA. Call Ridge 386418-0424. 2/2-23c 2012 2 BR, 2 or 3 BA Doublewide, delivered and setup, AC, skirting, steps only $39,450, Wow, call Rick 904-291-3100. 1/19-2/9c New singlewide 2 BR, 1BA set up with air $799 down $179/month. Owner will nance. Call 386-719-5641. 2/6-16c Own Land? Want a new home? No money down gets you in. Call Rick 904-291-3100. 1/19-2/9c New doublewide 2012, 3 BR, 2 BA $32,995 delivered and set-up. Call 386-418-0435. 2/2-23c Bad credit ok! A 575 beacon score will qual ify you for a new home. Call for details. 386719-5641. 2/6-16c 32x72 Homes of Merit only $49,995 deliv ered and set-up call Ridge 386-418-0424. 2/2-23c New 2012 2 BR, 2 BA home only $277 per month. Call Bruce 386-418-0424. 292-23c Never titled doublewide (new) 3+2 deliv ered and set-up, A/C and skirting included $42,9995. Call Bruce 386-418-0424. 2/2-23c Home and 10 acres, cross fenced for ani mals 3/2 triple wide with out buildings! Own er nancing available! Call Kevin 386-3343975. 2/6-16c Help, we need used homes bad. Ready for new bigger home? Lets talk trade. Call Rick 904-291-3100. 1/19-2/9c 25 people will be approved for program. 0 down on new homes with land. Call Jake 904-291-2735. 1/19-2/9c We do package deals. We include every thing-home, A/C, permits, well, power pole, septic tank and land if needed. Call Kyle 386418-0438. 2/2-23c New 2012 2 BR, 2 BA home only $277 per month. Call Bruce 386-418-0424. 292-23c Live Oak Homes sold at cost. Check us out -Best price in the state of Florida. Call 386418-0424. 2/2-23c Land and home 3 acres with 3 BR, 2 BA! Island kitchen, den with replace. Glam bath, owner will finance. Call Kevin 386-3343975. 2/6-16c Used 24x60 doublewide delivered and setup, A/C included $19,995. Call Bruce 386418-0438. 2/2-23c Bank repos, used homes and new sold at cost. Visit 13th Street Homes of Alachua, FL 12426 NW US Highway 441, Alachua, FL or call 386-418-0438. 2/2-23c Brand new homes. 3/2s and 4/2s on land 0 down. Call Jake 904-291-2735. 1/19-2/9c Land home specialist, FHS, VA, CONV and we do in house nancing. 13th Street Homes, Alachua, FL call 386-418-0424. 2/2-23c 4 BR, 2 BA 1600 SF, newly renovated loft apartment in downtown Macclenny. $925/ month plus security deposit. Available Feb ruary 1st. 904-566-1923. 1/19-2/9p 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home $500/month, $400 deposit. Water/sewer/lawncare in cluded. 904-334-1902. 2/9p 3 BR, 1 BA brick home in Macclenny, fenced back yard, quiet neighborhood. Ser vice pets only. $875 deposit required. Call 904-305-9680 for more information. 2/2-9p 2 BR, 1 BA house in Sanderson. $600/ month, $600 deposit. Service animals only 275-3136. 2/9-16p Great location on US 90 next to Calendars, 1250 SF, $825/month 904-540-4450. 2/2-9p Professional office space for lease. Prime location on Hwy 121 Call 259-9022 for de tails. 11/3tfc For sale or lease, 1900 SF commercial building, lots of parking space, 1 block from City Hall, hospital and courthouse. Call 2596546 or 219-2842. 1/5tfc Fast cash, We buy used homes any year, any size. We pay top dollar Close fast 386418-0424. Ask for Bruce. 2/2-23c Owner nance, new 4 BR doublewide set up on your land $0 down, $329/month. Call Kevin 386-719-6578. 2/9-116c home, 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 Avon: Become a representative. Call Kay cee 904-275-3215 or go to www.start. avon.com use reference code: kheinz. 1/12-2/16p Wanted Sales position available. Strong telephone skills, great work ethic, can-do personality, self starter, independent work er, professional appearance, great oral and written communication skills, time man agement and organizational skills required. History of proven sales within a predened territory is a plus. Will consider candidates with sales background in other areas. In surance license and college degree pre ferred. Fax resumes to (904) 259-9707. 2/2tfc Great Business Opportunity! (Full Time or Part Time) www.jgoonline.com/ id=20001423 Live the life that youve al ways dreamed of. Let Xtreme help you transform your life forever! Products by JGO (1) Xtreme : weight loss, safe energy and mood enhancement (2) pure lines skin care, body care and baby care (3) jGO Health In A Box vitamins/antioxidants (4) More PRODUCTS Coming Soon! Reginia Starling (904) 259-6630 2/2p Accepting applications for AC duct install er and electrician. Must have valid drivers license and 5 years experience in position applying for. Will do background check. Apply in person at Dependable Heating/ AC and Electrical located at 203 East Mac clenny Ave, Macclenny, FL. 1/5tfc 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 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. 4 BR, 2 BA brick house, 2600 SF, Florida room, detached garage, inground pool on 1 acre, lots of upgrades, many extras. Selling below appraisal $220,000, 653-1143. 2/9-16p 4 acre lot with set-up and 3 acre lot on Hwy 185, both cleared and fenced. Owner nancing available. 904-718-4463. 2/2-9p 7 acres, prime property, cleared with large oak trees off Odis Yarborough Rd, $87,000, 259-5877. 2/9tfc Two city lots (cleared), in Glen St. Mary. Two blocks north on Sherman St. off US 90. Across from Westside Day-care and two blocks the high school. 904-259-2685. 1/26-2/9p Reduced! Fully furnished riverfront cabin in Glen St. Mary for only $119,900! 2 BR, 1 BA on St. Marys river with 60 wrap-around deck! 904-333-6363. 2/2-23p 3 BR, 2 BA brick home on acre in Glen eld Oaks, a gated community, $140,000 net. Call 813-1580. 7/14tfc 1-10 acres high and dry, sh pond, creek or river front, homes/mobile homes, set-up. Owner nancing. 912-843-8118 or 904699-8637. www.landyes.net. 6/30tfc 4 BR, 2 BA brick home on acre in Glen eld Oaks, a gated community, $145,000 OBO. Call 813-1580. 7/14tfc 3.46 acres, north Sanderson, set up for mo bile home $42,000. Owner nancing. Call 904-813-1580. 2/10tfc One acre mobile home lot for rent 10x16 shed, well and power pole included. Call 904-672-8272. 2/9p 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home $385/month, $385 deposit. Garbage, water, sewer, lawn care included. 1st months rent prorated. 912-843-8165 or 904-219-2690. 1/12tfc 1999 28x60 mobile home, on 2.77 acres. 4 BR, 2 BA; $800/month 904-259-8514 or 904-728-2885. 1/26-2/9p Apartment, 2 BR, 1 BA, $575 month, $500 deposit, 12 month lease, 229 S. Third Street, 904-838-8584. 2/9tfc 2 BR, 1 BA small mobile home, central heat and air, outside shed for washer and dryer. Includes lawn service, no smoking. 121 N. UGA Lane. Ask for Nina 904-259-3428. 2/2-23p Ranch style 1700 SF home, 3 BR, bonus room, LR, DR, 1 huge bath, utility room, kitchen, all tiled, screen porch on .75 acre, fenced in city limits. $900/month, deposit and references. 904-264-4053. 2/9p 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 c len n y, FL 32063. We can not assume responsibility for ac curac y 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 c y for whom it was pub lish e d, then that party as s umes full payment re spon sibility The Baker County Press reserves the right to refuse advertis ing or any oth er ma te ri al which in the opinion of the publisher does not meet standards of publication. Wood frame day bed with mattress $20, nice loveseat sofa $30, retro color. Daybed, white wood frame with crib mattress $35. 904-259-2271 or 301-302-1425. 2/9p 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 Pop-up camper Niagra Elite, dinette slide, 2 king beds, garage kept 904-672-8272. 2/9p Got leaves? We can get them out of your way and have your yard looking great. Call 904-591-2640. Licensed and insured. 1/5tfc 2002 Victory Motorcycle v92c 36k very nice $5500 for information call or text 352494-0190. 2/9p Bass Tracker boat, 70 HP John son, live well, trolling motor, nice boat. $2500; 904-259-8514, 904-728-2885. 1/26-2/9p Wooden entertainment center with sliding doors $100 obo, 2 nearly new tires P21560R16 $50 each obo. Call 904-994-0365. 2/2-9p Wolff tanning bed; workplace central A/C unit; bedroom furniture; pool table 8382287. 2/9-16p The Franklin Mercantile is now open for your business Fridays and Saturdays, 10AM 5PM; Railroad crossing in Glen; 259-6040. 1/26tfc 2009 travel trailer 38 ft, self contained, 2 electric slides, awning, W/D, shower, tub, tri-axle, many extras. $23,500 obo, 443306-8710. 2/9-16p Kubota diesel mower ZD326, 600 hours, 26 hp. $7,000. Call 904-412-6450. 2 /9-16p Fruit trees: Florida King peach, pear, ap ple and more. Blueberry plants, thornless blackberries, muscadines. Lowest prices! 904-845-2686 Hilliard. Delivery available. 1/2-7/5p We install 6 seamless gutters. Pressure washing. 259-7335. 8/11tfc Two 52 big screen TVs. 1 working, 1 not. $100 for both, 259-3352. 2/6-16p 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 F250 running boards brand new for crew cab, $200. 904-412-6450. 2/9-16p Xtreme: WEIGHT LOSS, SAFE ENERGY & MOOD ENHANCEMENT (2) Pure Lines Skin Care, Body Care and Baby Care (3) jGO Health In A Box Vitamins/Antioxi dants (4) More PRODUCTS Coming Soon! Products By JGO! www.jgoonline.com/ id=20001423 Live the Life that youve always dreamed of, Let Xtreme Help you Transform Your Life Forever! Reginia Star ling (904) 259-6630. 2/9p Camille Beckman hand cream Root candles, unique gift items. Southern Charm 110 S. 5th Street. 259-4140. 4/28tfc 1994 Suzuki Sidekick JX Jeep car, 4WD, $600 rm, cheap on gas. In use, needs some work. 259-2271 or 301-302-1425. 2/9p We buy junk. Cars, trucks, tractors, all scrap metal. 386-965-1423 or 386-3654879. 1/19-2/23p Got leaves? We can get them out of your way and have your yard looking great. Call 904-591-2640. Licensed and insured. 1/5tfc Have openings for 2 children in my home for childcare. Full or part-time, have refer ences. Please call Vickie 904-397-0120. 2/2-9p Need childcare? Ill provide assistance in my home. All ages, any hours, 904-8382287. 2/9-23p 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-atFor Sale Advertising Info. YARD SALESFriday 7:00 am 12:00 pm 14087 CR 23A North, lots of everything. Friday 9:00 am ? ,121 South 1/2 mile past Burger King on left, Sylvester Manning Road. Name brand clothes, men, womens, boys and girls, baby items, 2 air conditioners, furniture, knick knacks. No junk. Friday only 8:30 am -? Corner of S CR 228 and Barber Bros Circle. Multi family sale, toddler girl clothes and bed. Lots of good stuff, variety. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am ? 9331 Hwy 185 St George, Moving sale. Couch, loveseat, misc household items 912-843-8297. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am 2:00 pm 4567 Shaves Bluff Rd. Mac clenny. Estate sale, everything must go. TVs, bedroom furniture, kitchen items, home goods and decor, Christmas items, etc. Everything will be priced to sell. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am -3:00 pm 6965 Odis Yarborough in Glen. 3 families, lots of new home made items and baked goods for Valentines Day plus the typical yard sale items. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am 1:00 pm 5218 Hemlock Street Macclen ny II, Electronics, video games, DVDs, CDs, clothes, house wares, books, and TOOLS! Friday and Saturday 8:00 am 4:00 pm 6575 Bob Kirkland, multi fam ily moving sale. Lots of Ohio items, angels, mens name brand shoes and clothes, womens clothes, furniture. Saturday only 8:30 am 12:30 pm 164 N 6th Street, corner of 121 and Stansell. Baby items, furniture, boy clothesbaby to toddler, mens and ladies clothes. Saturday only 8:00 am 2:00 pm 11803 Huckleberry Trail East in Rolling Meadows. Household items, furniture, electronics, DVDs and lots more. Beautiful large doublewide, 1800+ SF 3 BR, 2 BA on 1 acre, W/D, dishwasher, large shed, $850/month plus deposit 904-6532157 or 904-314-4762. 2/9-16p 3 BR, 1 BA with front and side porch, large yard. $750/month plus deposit. 2596849. 1/19-2/9p 2 or 3 BR mobile home $385-$550; half acre, garbage, water, sewer, lawn provided, family neighborhood. 912-843-8118 or 904-699-8637. www.rentyes.net. 6/30tfc Georgia Bend area, 5 BR, 3 BA, double wide; CH/A, replace, W/D hookup, cov ered patio. No inside pets. Reference re quested, serious inquiries only. $875/mo. and $875 deposit. 912-843-2680 or 904626-4436. 2/9p 3 BR, 2 BA doublewide on 1 acre on 125 south, pole barn, sh pond, fenced proper ty $900/month, $1200 deposit, 259-9066. 12/29tfc Baldwin : 4 BR, 2 BA $595/month $300 deposit. Sanderson: 3 BR, 1 BA, $500 month, $275 deposit. 904-435-4020. 2 /9p Apt., 2 BR, 1 BA, CH/A, W/D hook up. 334 N. 5th St. #2. Rent: $550/month. Deposit: $500. Call 259-6488. 2/9p 2 BR, 2 BA doublewide extra clean $800/ month, $500 deposit. 3 BR, 2 BA single wide extra clean $600/month, $500 de posit. 259-2121. 12/22tfc 2 BR, 2 BA duplex, W/D, dishwasher, front and rear porches, water/sewer included, nicest in town, $700/month plus deposit, 718-8898. 2/9p Mobile home in Sanderson 3 BR, 2 BA, $750 security deposit, $750/month. Call 904-259-2255 or 904-813-1580. 5/12tfc Mobile Homes, 2 and 3 BR, A/C, service animals only. $500-575 plus deposit. 904860-4604. 9/1tfc 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home, CH/A, $600/ month, $500 deposit 923-2191. 1/19-3/1p 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home south Sander son 7 miles s of I-10 $450 mo 1st and last call and leave message 904-524-6794 or 275-2640. 2/9p 2 BR, 1 BA duplex, all appliances in cluding washer and dryer, $650/month, $300 deposit. 259-3300 or 591-2790. 9/1tfc 3 BR, 2 BA brick home in Macclenny, fenced in back yard, quiet neighborhood, service pets only. $875 per month, depos it required. Lease to own option available. Call 259-8444 for more information. 2 /2tfc 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home in Cozy Corners, $545/month, first, last and $300 deposit. Water, trash and lawn service included, central H/A. 259-7335. 4/7tfc Efciency apartment $520/month. rst, last and $300 security deposit. Includes: lawn service, trash, and electric. Call 2597335. 9/22tfc 1BR, 1 BA guest house available February 15. $600 month, $600 deposit. Will work with qualified person. Water included. 904-408-9269. 2/9p 3 BR, 2 full BA, CH/A, in Kozy Korners, $600/month, rst, last and $300 deposit, includes trash, lawn service and water, 259-7335. 11/24tfc 1 and 2 bedroom, 1 bath apartments available in Macclenny. Quiet established neighborhood, service pets only. $500$550 per month, deposit required. Call 259-8444 for more information. 1/19tfc 3 BR, 2 BA 14x80 singlewide,located on 121 south 11 miles from I-10, In Union County, service animals only $550.00 a month, $550.00 deposit, 1st plus deposit due up front no exceptions, references re quired. (904) 545-2275. 2/2-9p Off Hwy 185, Moniac 2006 Homes of Merit triplewide, 2,400 SF, 3 BR, 2 BA many extras on 22 acres, 1500 FT on St Marys river, pond. $1200/month. Will sell with owner nancing. Shown by appoint ment only. Call 904-879-2143. 2/9p For Rent Real Estate 1395 Cha ee Road South, Jacksonville 904.772.9800 BRICK HOME MLS 608210 3BR/1.5BA; eat-in kitchen, enclosed garage for workshop or den. Chain link fenced yard. Perfect for rsttime home buyers or retirees. $92,900 DREAM HOME MLS 603362 3BR/1BA; dream place for anyone wanting seclusion and beautiful pasture land. 10 acres w/11 stall barn. Green belt property. Additional 30 acres available. $169,500. BEAUTIFUL PASTURE LAND MLS 603354 30 acres with spring fed water for livestock. Completely fenced, zoned for horses, livestock, agriculture and green belt. $238,500 FOUR BEAUTIFUL NEW HOME SITES IN MACCLENNY MLS# 599804, 599805, 599806, 599807 Build your dream home in this gorgeous community. $33,700 each. MOTIVATED SELLER MLS# 601327 and # 601334 Vacant land; Lot 28, 13.85 acres; Lot 29, 13.12 acres. Beautiful property, great neighborhood, some trees may be harvested. $90,000 each SHORT SALE MLS# 595799 4BR/3BA well maintained double wide on 5 acres on St. Marys River with trails and wood. Perfect for country living or weekend getaways. $86,900 VACANT LAND MLS# 610006 7.5 acres zoned for houses or mobile homes. Paved road frontage on large corner lot. $89,500 JUST REDUCED MLS# 580902 Beautiful 5 acres in the country. High and dry and within walking distance to the St. Marys River. Perfect location for your dream home or modular. Dont forget to bring your horses! $64,500 BUILD YOUR DREAM HOME MLS# 543540 15 acres completely cleared and grassed; zoned 1 home per 7.5 acres; on paved road. $186,000 SHORT SALE MLS# 428488 5.63 acres, cleared, zoned for houses or mobile homes. Large pole barn has many possibilities. $114,000 HORSE LOVERS THIS IS YOUR DREAM LOCATION MLS# 575392 20.02 acres on 2 divided 10.01 acre lots. Perfect for site built dream home or modular but no mobile homes. $159,900 VACANT LAND MLS# 609186 1.09 acres commercial property. Location is great! $36,000 VACANT LAND MLS# 609967 15 acres can be subdivided into two separate lots; keep one, sell one; build your dream home and enjoy your wilderness surroundings. $175,000 VACANT LAND MLS# 610027 7.5 acres zoned for houses or mobile homes. Paved road frontage on large corner lot. $85,500 Help Wanted Macclenny Realty, Inc. WE HAVE THE HOME FOR YOU COMMERCIAL GENERALCorner lot zoned commercial neighborhood on Hwy. 121 North. (Adjoining property available if needed) $79,900 Excellent business location. Four lots total 1.20 acres with approx. 320 Hwy. 121 front age. $239,900 Great location for retail business 1404 SF building currently used as a car lot. No sign on property. Zoned commercial general. $250,000 Excellent corner for business. .92 acre located on US Hwy. 90 zoned commercial general. $219,900 Corner lot in excellent business location on Hwy. 125 S. in Glen St. Mary. $49,900VACANT LAND1 acre vacant lot with small oaks ready for your dream home. Close to Shoals Park in Hunters Ridge. Priced to sell! Reduced to $19,999 Two beautiful acre lots with giant oaks, less than a block from boat ramp and park on 6 Mile Creek. Close to St. Johns River, St. Au gustine beach and Bass Haven. $109,900 each 1 acre lot with trees. High & dry! In Hunters Ridge. $29,900 11.07 acres zoned commercial in projected developing area of Baker County. Located near I-10 and Hwy. 90. $440,000 Totally remodeled riverfront home on 1 acre. Beautiful family room, huge back porch and screened front porch. RV shelter and cook shel ter, nice workshop on lower level. Will consider owner nancing. $165,000 Move in for the New Year! On pretty 1/2 acre lot. Huge workshop located on westside of Baldwin close to US 90/301 & I-10. Owner nancing. MLS#593455 $39,900 SOLD Miscellaneous Animals LAND & SITE CLEARING Call Jeff Betros904-338-1212 1/26-2/2pCARPET CLEANINGCall today!!904-627-6317 1/12-2/2pA & D IRRIGATION & PRESSURE WASHING LLC. 259-07832/2-23pCHALKER BRANCH CONSTRUCTION, INC.Certied Building Contractor and Roofer 904-275-2514 904-298-4593Greg and Julie CombsCBC1256393 CCC1329844 12/15-6/7p PEACOCK PAINTING, INC.Professional painting Pressure washing Interior Exterior Installing Stucco Stone Residential commercial Fully insured Locally owned 25 years experience259-58772/10tfc BELL FARMS AND HOME SERVICES Free Estimates259-9591 bellfarms.weebly.com 12/22-3/15p GATEWAY PEST CONTROL, INC. 259-3808All types of pest control Call Eston, Shannon or Bill Ask about our re ant control6/26tfcZELDAS CHRISTIAN CLEANING SERVICE VALENTINES SPECIALAttn: all Baker County residents. I am the daughter of the late Lucille Rewis with 15 years experience. I attend Christian Fellowship Temple. $10 off all new senior citizen customers for rst time cleaning. After a long hard day, its nice to have a clean house to come home to. Relax and let Zelda take care of your cleaning. Homes, ofces, etc. Your home will look and smell like paradise. Get your Valen tine special before it runs out. Refer ences on hand. 259-5407 or 408-9305. 2/2-9pJOHN WILLIAMS PLUMBING Drain Cleaning Sump pumps Water heaters New construction904-259-4580 CFC056961 2/2-4/26p DEPENDABLE HEATING, AC AND ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR 259-6546Elec. license # EC-0001471 AC license # CA-C057649 2/10tfc ANGEL AQUA, INC.Water conditioning treatment Water softeners Iron lters Sulfur Removal Sales Rental Service Repairs Salt delivery Complete water softeners supplies 797 S. 6th Street, Macclenny259-66727/15tfcRONNIE SAPP WELL DRILLINGWater treatment 904-259-6934Licensed Florida and Georgia11/19tfcJERRY LEE PRESSURE WASHING Houses & Trailers $125 & up Mold, Mildew, dirt gone! Satisfaction Guaranteed993-6434 or 662-1628 1/12-2/2pCANADAY CONSTRUCTION, INC./CANADAY TRUCKINGComplete site and utilities contractor We sell dirt, slag and lime rock Asphalt millings now available Owner: Mitch Canaday904-219-8094 904-275-3140 License No. CU-C057126 1/26-4/26p PRINTING & FAXINGBlack & White and Color Copies, Custom Business Forms, Business Cards, Signs, Stickers, Invitations for any occasion, Rubber Stamps and so much more!!! The Ofce Mart 110 South Fifth Street259-3737 5/19tfc PERRY ROOFING AND SHEET METAL INC.Residential & Commercial Contractor Emergency Repairs Metal Roofs & Shingle Roofs Flat Roofs Gutters, Vinyl Siding Roof Maintenance & Inspections, Free EstimatesCell 904-662-5473 CCC#1326882 10/20-1/12p ROGER RAULERSON WELL DRILLING2 and 4 wells Call Roger or Roger Dale 259-7531 Licensed & Insured Family owned & operated12/31tfcC.F. WHITE SEPTIC TANK SERVICESNew systems & repairs Field dirt Top soil Bulldozer & backhoe work Culverts installed275-2474 509-0930 cell12/7tfc COMPUTER SERVICECall Pat for all of your personal computer needs. On site service904-408-2832 12/29-1/19p CYPRESS LAWN SERVICE Specializing in commercial and residential476-04029/9tfcKONNIES KLEAR POOLSIn-ground and above ground pools Installation available 698-E West Macclenny Ave. (Aardvark Shopping Center) Fall Hours: Thursday and Friday 10:00 am-6:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am-2:00 PM Closed Sunday thru Wednesday259-5222 (CPC 053903) 4/21tfc RICH LAURAMORE CONSTRUCTION, INC.Custom homes 259-4893 or 403-4781 cell RR License No. 282811470 11/19tfc FULL LINE OF WEDDING INVITATIONS & ACCESSORIESShower and anniversary invitations The Ofce Mart 110 South 5th Street259-37374/28tfc BAKER PUMP SERVICE 30 years Experience904-259-8565 904-338-4738 12/8-12/29p FILL DIRTCulverts installed Tim Johnson259-25365/11tfcB. J. 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We specialize in problem roofs 259-2563 FREE Estimates ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, MATHEMATICS 164 Duty Days Tenured Track To Commence Fall Term 2012 Teach college-level and preparatory mathematics; work with colleagues for the advancement of departmental goals. Requires: Masters degree in mathematics; or masters degree with minimum of 18 graduate credit hours in course work centered on mathematics. Ability to use technology in instruction. Ability to teach on-line and distance learning courses. Ability to work well with others. Ability to learn from colleagues and to share knowledge. Ability to utilize various instructional strategies to reach students. Ability to present information in a coherent manner and the ability to fairly evaluate student retention of that information. Desirable College teaching experience. Ability to teach college level and preparatory mathematics. SALARY: Based on degree and experience. APPLICATION DEADLINE: 2/17/12 Persons interested should provide College application, vita, and photocopies of transcripts. All foreign transcripts must be submitted with Position details and applications available on web at: www.fgc.edu Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place Lake City, FL 32025-2007 Phone (386) 754-4314 Fax (386) 754-4814 E-Mail: firstname.lastname@example.orgFGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education and Employment Eight homes rewisedNine Wildcat wrestlers qualiment February 4 at Florida High. The Cats exceeded Coach Ryan Sulkowskis expectations. Our goal right now is to have a minimum of eight wres tlers move on to regionals, said Sulkowski before the tourna ment. was Robert Norris, who placed second in the 285-pound weight class. Catherine Davis took third in the 113-pound class. Bran don Harvey took third in the 126-pound class, Zach Bloxham took third in the 138-pound class, and Tariq Tber placed third in the 195-pound class. Cody Reeves took fourth in the 152-pound class, Trey Tay lor was fourth in the 170-pound class and Lenny Carter was fourth in the 270-pound class. 9 wrestlers make the regional tournament Everyone age 60 or over is in vited to come and celebrate Val entines Day at the Council on Agings newly refreshed Friend ship Center. The dinner and dance will be potluck, so bring your favor ite dish. There will be dancing, games and prizes and everything starts at 6 pm until. Invite your sweetheart or friend, or come alone and make some new friends. There is no reason for you to be alone on Val entines Day. At the Friendship Center you are guaranteed to get plenty of hugs and maybe even a kiss or two! The council building is on US 90 in downtown Macclenny. We want to know... 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Page 16 T B C P ursd ay, February 9, 2012 PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON Pre-K Kindergarten Center marks rst 100 days of the school yearStudents and teachers at the Pre-K Kindergarten Center on E. South Blvd. marked the 100th day of the school year by dressing up like geriatrics. Teachers dawned grey wigs, robes, slippers, bifocals or all of the above and some like school principal Bon nie Jones completed the look with a walker. Children participated as well, some employing hair nets or faux beards made of face paint. Activi ties for the day also incorporated the number 100. Weve had so much fun today, said pre-K teacher Amy Den nison, adding that one lesson tasked children with counting out 100 fruit loops and forming them into a neck lace. Above is Riley Rhoden of Marie Souths kindergarten class. See more photos at bakercountypress.com. 18 MONTHS $459.99$499.99$599.99$699.99FLPMTAPR$26.0021.61%$32.0021.60%$38.0021.64%$46.0021.63% 18 MONTHS $459.99 $499.99 $599.99 $699.99 FL PMT APR $26.00 21.61% $32.00 21.60% $38.00 21.64% $46.00 21.63% 24 MONTHS $899.99FLPMTAPR$45.0021.55% 15 MONTHS $399.99FLPMTAPR$30.0021.58% 12 MONTHS $299.99FLPMTAPR$27.0023.17% 18 MONTHS $499.99$599.99$699.99FLPMTAPR$32.0021.60%$38.0021.64%$46.0021.63%Baker Square Shopping Center Macclenny259-5655 A contest to highlight innova tive, creative and bold compa the region is underway online. The JAX Boldest Contest at jaxboldest.com was developed by the Jacksonville Chamber of Commerces JAXUSA Partnership division as part of the Inno vate Northeast Florida campaign launching in April. Contest entries with text and video may be submitted at the website in the three categories: boldest company, boldest project The winners in each category will be chosen by a public vote, so whatever you submit should be creative, cool and innovative, the website reads. This contest ers and what is found. The indi viduals who submit the winning The top companies, projects warded at the conclusion of the contest, the website states. Voting ends March 31, 2012 and winners will be announced April 19, 2012. A toxic roundup will be held in Baker County on Saturday March 3. This is an opportunity to prop erly dispose of household hazard ous waste like old paint, used oil, pesticides and insecticides. The drop-off station will be set up in the parking lot behind the county courthouse in Macclenny from 9 am-3 pm. The process is quick, easy and free to private in dividuals. There is a small fee for businesses. Forestry pageant entries are sought The Miss Baker County Forestry Scholarship Pageant will be held March 16 and 17 at the Womans Club of Macclenny. It is an official preliminary to the Miss Florida Forestry State Scholarship Pageant. The pageant is co-sponsored by Mary Kay Cosmetics and the Womans Club of Macclenny. There are eight age divisions ranging in age from Baby to Mrs. The Miss Florida Forestry Scholarship Pageant is designed to bring attention to the use and protection of our forests. This pageant system seeks well rounded young ladies who will be able to represent the countys forestry industry at the state pageant and throughout the year at various events. The pag eant consists of interviews/onstage questions (Teen Miss and Miss) and on stage modeling of evening wear. For entry information, call Sydney Ferreira at 307-8442. Woodlawn Kennels Quality Professional CareGROOMING 2594757 BOARDING ....... . . . . . . ...................