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COVERING BAKER COUNTY SINCE 1929 The countys most professional and extensive source for news, classied, display and real estate listings JOEL ADDINGTON NEWS EDITOR email@example.com Integrated Waste Manage ment Systems, the Pennsylva nia-based com pany with plans to build a medi cal waste incin erator facility on 24 acres north of the Walmart Dis tribution Center, has canceled two public hearings on the project previously sched uled for April 12 and 16. In a letter to the Baker Coun ty Commission dated April 9, the company apologized for any misperceptions that may have been created during pub lic hearings last week and asked that the board defer taking any action on the de velopment agree ment. The develop ment agreement is a three-party contract between the company, county commis sion and Baker County Develop ment Commis sion, which owns the property in Enterprise East off US 90 on which the incin erator facility is planned. A previous hearing drew a standing-room-only crowd and prompted 14 residents to voice their opposition to the facil ity during the county commis sions meeting the evening of April 3. Before we do anything else regarding this project, we want to ensure that our company has clearly answered commis bakercountypress.com Visit our website and vote each week in our online poll ONLINE POLL RESULTS Whats the leading cause of Baker Countys low health ranking 63rd among Floridas 67 counties? 32.4 % Diets high in fat, sugar and salt 29.7 % Smoking, binge drinking, drugs 10.8 % Poor water, soil and air quality 8.1 % Inactivity or lack of exercise Boy scouts hike 50 miles of the Florida Trail for Spring Break See page 9 Wildcat lifters could send a dozen to state 1A championship See page 15 Vote looms on closure of Barber Road, set for May 21 See page 5 JOEL ADDINGTON NEWS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.org The Baker County sheriffs department arrested another man sus pected of making methamphetamine early this week, this time at a dilapidated trailer east of Macclenny the morning of April 9. Michael Tillman Spivey, 33, was booked at county jail for manu facturing the drug after being cleared by emergency medical services personnel called to the residence at 11261 Rayonier Rd. about 11 am. There sheriffs investigators found various paraphernalia inside, including a digital scale, blow torch, psuedo-ephedrine and plastic two-liter bottles, among other items commonly used to make meth. Two large dogs roamed the front yard as police collected and pho tographed evidence. A shaking chihuahua was inside the 728-squarefoot mobile home built in 1970 and two junk vehicles, several rusted propane tanks and other refuse littered the front yard. tion that Mr. Spivey was purchasing psuedo-ephedrine, a key ingre dient in making meth, in Jacksonville before visiting the address on Monday. Mr. Spivey was arraigned the following afternoon and his bond set County Line Fire spreads May need local crews to protect Taylor Meth lab found in woods o 90 See page 2 See page 4 JOEL ADDINGTON NEWS EDITOR email@example.com warned Baker County Fire Department that homes in Taylor should the so-called County Line Fire in the Osceola National Forest get out of control. afternoon of April 10 he learned during a nearly doubled in size during the last few days to some 22,000 acres. The blaze located in the Pinehook Swamp near the Baker-Columbia county line began about 12 am on April 5 due to lightening, the US Forest Service [USFS] reported. No structures had been damaged by the to some 25,000 acres and was 25 percent contained. Crews were expected to work over east. Chief Dolan said winds were expected to shift towards the east and would push the blaze in that direction on Wednesday. Theyre putting us on notice, he said. If things go right, they may not need us, but it could possibly threaten Taylor ... Right now decide when to call us. If it stays in the box theyve built, theres no problem, but its been pretty unpredictable. USFS reported that 140 personnel had re PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON EMS personnel medically clear Mr. Spivey. PHOTO BY GEOFF NELSON Aerial photo taken by pilot Geo Nelson of the County Line Fire on April 10. See page 2 PHOTOS BY JOEL ADDINGTON A ND DEBBIE PELH A M Kids ock to Easter Saturday festivities A host of Easter weekend celebrations took place under sunny skies the morning and afternoon of April 7 at sites around the county. Destiny People Worship Centers Egg-stravaganza event at the Baker County Fairgrounds featured many activities for area children includ ing pictures with the Easter Bunny above. Shown with him are sis ters Reanna (left) and Journey Green. Another event by First Baptist Church of Glen St. Mary at Celebration Park in Glen is where the chil dren pictured at right listened to Pastor Randy Williams speak about the holidays Christian roots. See page 11 for more photos of Easter Saturday activities. See page 4 story on industrial bonds and other potential incentives for development of the proposed medical waste incinerator facility
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Letters are welcome, but must contain the signature of the writer, a telephone number and city of residence. Letters must reect opinions and statements on issues of current interest to the general public. The newspaper reserves the right to reject any material which in the newspapers judgement does not meet standards of publication. CONTACT US By phone at 904.259.2400 or by fax at 904.259.6502. You can stop by our oce located at 104 S. Fifth Street, Mac clenny, FL or mail your submission to PO Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063. We are available online at www.bakercountypress.com COMMENT T B C P Page 3 APRIL 12, 2012 Page 2 T B C P ursday, April 12, 2012 Sometimes when Im watch ing a television show that is centered in the past, I wonder how accurate the description of that time period really is or whether were getting some thing completely erroneous. I doubt the westerns I watched on television as a kid were very accurate. The men were dressed like the cowboys we were used to seeing on TV. They wore fan cy chaps and vests and sharp looking hats. The women were pretty and either saloon girls or farm ers daughters. They were clean and fresh-faced. When I now look at pictures from that time period, they look nothing like they were depicted in television and movies. The men are dirty, craggy looking, with mismatched clothes and floppy hats. The women are in variably plain, weathered and not the least bit attractive. They are hard people living a hard life in an inhospitable climate. It was the same with Robin Hood and King Arthur. The ar mor was bright and shiny and the people were clean and at tractive. It seemed so romantic. Later, in college I learned the truth about that time pe riod. The people bathed twice a year. They didnt really want to bathe, either, believing it washed off the protective body oils that warded off dis ease. They wore heavy woolen clothes and rarely ever washed their hair. Men and women were cov ered with fleas and lice, and stank. As a matter of fact, the whole castle stunk because there were no facilities and the privies emptied out through pipes in the walls and ran down the walls into the moat. I can imagine on a hot summer day it was difficult to even take a breath. I was a big fan of the Sher lock Holmes TV shows and movies, and London seemed so fascinating in the 1880s with its heavy fog rolling in each night. What I later discovered is that there was a reason for that fog. It wasnt the kind of fog we associate with early mornings in Baker County. It was, in fact, air pollution. The air was brown because homes were heated by coal furnaces. The coal smoke belched poisonous sulphur dioxide, which had a lot to do with the tremendous rate of tuberculosis in 1880s London. What got me thinking about how our image of the past in television and movies might be skewed was the AMC television series Mad Men about a Madi son Avenue advertising firm in the late fifties and early sixties. Mad Men is into its fourth season and consistently one of the most highly acclaimed pro grams on television. It has won 15 Emmys and 4 Golden Globes during its first three seasons. One of its selling points is that it is as accurate as possible in its portrayal of the time period. I never saw it before last week. Last week I decided to see what all the hoopla was about. Target had Season 1 on sale of $9.95 and I decided to pick it up and watch it over the Easter break. My son Spencer watches it and loves its sense of style, calling it completely different culture. I didnt know what he meant by that. After watching the first epi sode I knew exactly what he meant. Everybody smokes like a chimney. There isnt a scene where someone isnt lit up. In an early episode one of the sec retaries goes to the doctor and the doctor lights up a cigarette as hes examining her. The first episode is about how the firm is going to coun ter claims that cigarette smok ing is bad for your health. They decide to ignore it. Anti-semitism is rampant. There isnt a Jew in the entire firm and not a black face to be seen in the offices or restau rants. The way they treat the wom en in the firm would get most of the men fired for sexual ha rassment. They are treated as objects, and there is not a single woman with a managerial level job. I did a little research and in 1958 only 10% of women worked outside the home. Most that did had no choice. There were very few who considered themselves career women. How different from today. A man from that era transported to 2012 would think he was on another planet. He couldnt smoke at work, in a restau rant or even in a major league ballpark. Chances are many of his co-workers were women as 78% work outside the home these days. I found Mad Men a little depressing. For all its warts, I think Ill stay right where I am and stop working on that hot tub time machine. at $50,000. The suspect is an habitual traf He was released last October after serving 44 days in county jail following an arrest for driv ing on a suspended license. His criminal history also includes a three-month county jail sentence in January, 2009 for a DUI arrest in 2008. The roughly 10-acre Rayonier Road property is just east of the Walmart Distribution Center off US 90 in the Mattox Farm subdi vision. Its owned by R.T. Spivey Jr. and Verdie Gail Spivey, ac cording to property records. Manufacturing methamphet amine is a felony. Mr. Spiveys arrest comes just over a month after four other suspects in two separate cases, both involving a male and fe male, from Glen St. Mary and Baxter, respectively, were ar rested in early March for manu facturing the drug or procuring ingredients to do so. Five other males have been ar rested in Baker County on similar charges and two in Baldwin since mid-December of 2011. LETTERS TO THE EDITOR MY SIDE OF THE MATTER ROBERT GERARD From page 1 $ $ WE BUY TIMBER $ $ DIAMOND TIMBER, INC.FOR A QUALITY CUT 1484 South Sixth St. | Macclenny | 662-2097Every Thursday @ 8 pm-Wine, Poetry & ConversationFriday, April 13 @ 8 pmLive Jazz w/EvenStill | with Special GuestsSaturday, April 14 @ 8 pm-LOVE COMEDY WITH COMEDIAN T. RAY SANDERSAfter party with the comedians! Jazz Comedy& so much more Dear Editor: I attended the April 3 county commission meeting regarding the proposed bio-hazard treatment plant and Im concerned about this health risk coming to our hometown. Integrated Waste Management Systems representatives at the meeting was very generalized and extremely vague at best. No spe commissioners, which left me with grave concerns considering spe owners surrounding the planned construction site on March 29. This leads one to believe the citizens of Baker County are intentionally not concerns surrounding this project. grated Waste Management for more than a year and no one has pre sented any type of risk analysis or hazard model regarding the nine regulated toxins that will be steadily released into the Baker County air. Furthermore, the director of our development commission has Yet, to date, no such plant exists anywhere to determine or ascertain Your article also states, New, stricter environmental regulations on the disposal of such garbage which consists of human blood, tis sue and things that come in contact with them ... of the remains of aborted babies, diseased body parts, blood and con Janet Herrick of Onsite Environmental Consulting was quoted: smokeless, odorless and inert. She further stated that under the right weather conditions, the emission could appear as fog. This leaves me wondering if this fog will resemble the same smoke that appeared during the Holocaust. The director of the Baker County Development Commission also is quoted as saying Macclenny Fire Department personnel are trained to respond to emergencies involving hazardous materials. God bless the public servants who rush to our aid and respond to everything, whether they are or are not properly equipped and (hazardous materials) response team in Macclenny, or for that mat ter the entire county. Biological hazardous material is not labeled and packaged like other hazardous material. The decontamination processes available to us for biological contamination are very lim ited. facility would take in between 30 and 60 tons of processed waste Why is there more of a safety risk for 60 tons per day than 30 tons per day? Is there a daily accumulation factor of these toxins to be concerned about? Is it possible the processing 60 tons could exceed known safety thresholds? Why wasnt any of this information made available at the commissioners meeting? held accountable to insure they are answered from an independent source. Why was this meeting scheduled during spring break, when a lot so soon after, on April 16? How can the commissioners make an in working on this project for more than a year, why rush now? It is projected this facility could produce as much as 6,000 pounds of solid waste a day. That amounts to well over 2,000,000 pounds per year. Where is this waste going to go? Is it possible our taxes will Sounds like a win-win for Integrated Waste Management Systems and the local government. Baker County makes money on the sale of the property, Integrated Waste Management Systems imports waste from Pennsylvania and other states, perhaps even from another country and then the Baker County residents foot the bill to extend Facilities such as this one are necessary; however, they should not be located near any town or municipality regardless of the size or population base. There are vast amounts of vacant acreage all over Florida and other regions of the United States where these processes could occur without threatening our health and livelihood. I bet theres even room in Pennsylvania! Joe DeFee Macclenny Dear Editor: The county commission should consider the health of Baker County citizens and vote against the medical waste fa cility. Twelve years ago I was diag nosed with two auto-immune diseases, and though I am in remission, I fear the carcino gens released into the air will exacerbate my condition. I also have depression and that would be aggravated with the thought of breathing air tainted with human blood and the bodies of innocent aborted babies. I trust the commissioners will listen to the voice of the people. Eva Redmon Macclenny Dear Editor: Aborted babies are classi babies will burn in the incin erator if it is allowed in Baker County. Florida law states that, Fe tal remains shall be disposed of in a sanitary and appropri ate manner and in accordance with standard health prac tices and Chapters 381 and 390, F.S., and 64E-16, F.A.C. 59A-9.030. (The cited 64E16 F.A.C. states, under .007: Biomedical waste shall be treated by steam, incinera tion, or an alternative process approved by the department as described in Section 64E16.007(4), F.A.C., prior to dis posal. Treatment shall occur within 30 days of collection from the generator.) The county commissioners are afraid to allow a referen dum for liquor by the drink and alcohol sales on Sunday to increase the tax base, create a multitude of jobs, and open the county up to new business es, but are not afraid of burn ing medical waste including aborted babies? carcinogens and medical waste. Are you kidding me! Kate Svagdis Macclenny JOEL ADDINGTON NEWS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.org James A. Croft of Olustee served four years on the Baker County Commis sion 28 years ago and hes back for more. The 53-year-old evangelist and occa sional radio host filed documents with Super visor of Elections Nita Crawfords office on April 9 to challenge in cumbent county com missioner Michael R. Crews of Glen St. Mary. Mr. Crews, a former Baker County Sheriffs Office deputy and head of security at Northeast Florida State Hospi in February by collecting the 140 petition signatures required. Mr. Croft has yet to qualify ei ther by petition or by paying the $1788 fee. Candidates have until May 27 to qualify by petition and until June 8 to qualify by fee. Both candidates are running for the District 1 seat as Republi cans and will meet in the August 14 primary should both qualify. Baker County Sheriff Joey B. Dobson officially launched his re-election campaign this week with the elections supervisor on April 9. A written statement from the sheriff says he intends to run on his record, advanced profes sional training and substantial law enforcement career experi ence. The Democrat has drawn three challengers thus far: two Republicans in St. Johns County Coward of Macclenny and Greg ory Bohannon, plus Independent Timothy Smith, an employee at the Walmart Distribution Center. Only Mr. Coward had qualified for the race as of early this week. Cam records show hes raised $5960 through April 8 and spent $4336. Sheriff Dobson won re-elec tion in 2008 with nearly 82 per cent of the vote, defeating Mr. Bohannon and Mr. Smith, who garnered 10.33 percent and 7.76 percent of the electorate, respec tively, four years ago. began filing their 2012 elec tion paperwork recently as well, though none had drawn opponents as of early this week. Elections supervisor Nita Crawford filed on April 3, Property Apprais er Tim Sweat on April 4, Tax Collector Gene Har vey on April 4 and Clerk of Courts Al Fraser on March 24. All four are running as Democrats. The general election will be November 6. For more information about running tions, please call the elections bakerelections.com. James Croft Michael Crews Cro wants back on board; sheri will seek sixth term sponded to the County Line Fire by April 10. Also assigned were 17 engines, two hand crews, 20 trac tor plows, two dozers, four exca vators, a road grader, bat-winged mower and four helicopters. and shifting winds sent a smoky haze at times to various areas of the county and points closer to Jacksonville, limiting visibility on roadways. Authorities recom mend slowing down when driv ing in such conditions and turn ing on low-bean headlights so other drivers can see you. the north county at 13751 Game Rd. in Sanderson about 5 pm on April 8 when a wood burning pile escaped its perimeter. ida Forestry Service to take over the scene. No property was dam From page 1 Fire is spreading Arrested at meth lab o 90 Monday... Incinerator data was generalized and vague Waste includes aborted fetuses Consider countys health Got comments, complaints, suggestions, story ideas... If you have any information you think we need to know, send it to: email@example.com Submit your news article, letter to the editor, social notice or purchase a classied ad online at bakercountypress.com Send us letters and make sure they are SIGNED with a phone number.
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Henritzy. The companys lobbyist, Al berta Hipps, said this week that project here, but has also not de cided when it will move ahead with public hearings on the de velopment agreement, purchas ing of the property and the issu ing of industrial revenue bonds [see related story]. She said the company has agreed to funding, but otherwise third-party review of the com panys proposal. professional consultant of your choice to review our analysis of the proposed facilitys potential impacts, states the letter. We will make all of our consultants and information available to you ... We believe the proposed inde pendent review can be conduct ed quickly, transparently and in a manner that will provide the facts that you and your constit uents need to know and under stand from a neutral and trusted source. The letter also estimates that the proposed facility would have a $200 million positive econom ic impact on the county, includ ing $27 million in construction spending and some 100 jobs. The facility plans include about 92,800 square feet of building space, including a 50,000-square-foot structure housing the incinerator and a smoke stack of no more than 100 feet tall, a 162-space parking lot and storm water retention facili ties. To read the companys letter to commissioners, please visit www.bakercountypress.com. From page 1 JOEL ADDINGTON NEWS EDITOR email@example.com The four-member Baker County Development Commis sion passed a resolution last week authorizing the issuance of up to $22 million in industrial revenue the proposed medical waste in cinerator facility. The unanimous approval came six days before Integrated Waste Management Systems, the company with plans to construct the incinerator facility north of the Walmart Distribution Center, asked the Baker County Commis sion and the development com mission to defer public hearings related story regarding the defer ral]. The development commis sions vote in favor of issuing the industrial revenue bonds was the to complete the bond issue, said commission director Darryl Reg ister a few hours after the 8:15 am meeting that took place at the Chamber of Commerce in down town Macclenny on April 3. He said neither the county nor the development commission would have any liability should Integrated Waste Management Systems be unable to repay the bonds. The development commis sions approval, however, reduc es the interest rate the company construction and exempts bond holders from taxes on the inter est theyll collect for lending the up to $22 million. Mr. Register said the bonds would not be sold on the open market, but rather one or two in stitutions would be loaning the money. must also approve the bond issu ance before negotiations between the company and lenders can be gin. The development commission was set to consider the bond is 12, but the hearing has been de ferred at the companys request along with consideration of a development agreement for the project and a separate agreement for the sale of 24 acres owned by the development commission on which the facility would be built. The states Department of Economic Opportunity has yet to approve a roughly $500,000 grant to the development com mission for engineering, design, permitting and construction of a 24-foot-wide access road to the property. But, Mr. Register said, Ive been told everything looks really good. Its one of the many incentives included in a development agree ment obtained by The Press and Baker County Commissioner last week. The 28-page agreement re quires that the development commission pay for the utility, transportation and storm water infrastructure needed to accom modate the facility at the project site. It also calls for the waiving or reimbursement of nearly all, if not all, of the countys develop ment fees, including those for permits, plan reviews and in spections. The landscaping regulations contained in the countys Land Development Regulations and those in place at the Enterprise East Industrial Park would be waived in favor of landscaping guidelines to be determined at a later date, the draft agreement shows. The county must also use commercially reasonable efforts to review plans and permits within 30 days of their submis sion. In return, the company com mits to completing construction of the facility and begin opera tions within two years after the project. After operations commence, the pact requires that the com pany hire 26 workers within the ers within two years and hire another four employees within three years for a total of 37 jobs tions. Company representatives have said they anticipate needing of the project and up to 100 in the long-term. Under the agreement, the company must also maintain a minimum of 37 employees with an average annual salary of $30,308 during the next 2.5 years. The average salary is 2.2 per cent above Baker Countys 2010 average, according to the Florida Department of Economic Oppor tunity. Should the company fail to meet the workforce benchmarks, the development commission could request a one-time pay ment of $100,000, and under the agreement, the company would be required to pay the lump sum within 45 days of the written re quest. BAKER COUNTY DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION BAKER COUNTY COMMISSION Okays $22M in bonds Hearings on project postponed MIKE ANDERSON PRESS STAFF ing motorists using Barber Road as a short cut be tween 6th Street and SR 228 several years ago, the It didnt work, however, because the message did not carry the weight of law and was never enforced. In any event, residents told county commissioners last month that the problems they experience daily than ever. Now, it appears as though the signs might actually mean what they say in the near future. At a board meeting on April 3, county commis sioners scheduled a vote on May 21 to determine whether Barber Road should be closed by erecting a locked gate in front of a small bridge across a stream a short distance from SR 228. Commissioner Michael Crews is the only member who has consistently spoken in favor of closing the road, and he said last week that he still feels the same way. My position hasnt changed, he said. We ought to close the bridge. Okay, but if we close the bridge we should main tain the road, said board Chairman Gordon Crews. Commissioner Adam Giddens, who said last Road should have been dealt with all along by the a little closer to joining the road-closure advocates last week. I still think its a law enforcement issue. Mr. Gid dens said. But if we close it we should maintain it. Commissioner Mark Hartley said he would agree to close the bridge but only if the county continues to maintain the road for emergency vehicles, such as law enforcement and emergency medical personnel who would have keys to unlock the gate. Commissioner Jimmy Anderson reiterated his previous position that the road is a county thor oughfare and should remain open for everyone in the county, rather than be closed at the request of a handful of residents who live along the road. But if a majority of commissioners vote to close the road, Mr. Anderson said, the county must main tain it to ensure that emergency vehicles have ade quate access to the neighborhood, especially in rainy weather when the dirt half of the road sometimes be comes almost impassable. That road does get bad and I dont want to have an issue where we cant get to them (residents in need of help), Mr. Anderson said. Residents pleaded with commissioners last would mean most of the people who live along Bar ber Road also would have to take a longer route to SR 228, where Walmart is located. Since the worlds largest retail chain opened a store at that location a neighborhood has increased tremendously. Sharon Padgett, a regular attendee at commis sion meetings, said she was sympathetic to the plight of Barber Road residents who have to put up with speeding cars and trucks, clouds of dust and litter tossed out by thoughtless people in passing vehicles. However, she told commissioners that was not a very useful transportation purpose as a parallel ser vice road to Interstate 10, thus keeping a lot of local Leave it open for all 27,000 people in the coun ty, Ms. Padgett said. counted 5,155 vehicles, according to County Manag er C.J. Thompson. Chairman Gordon Crews said a public hearing would be scheduled on the evening of May 21 to take action on the proposed road closing. Another road issue that again emerged as a topic of discussion at the April 3 board meeting was lime rock dust on Bob Kirkland Road. Residents com plained last month and asked the county to pave the road but the board said the county didnt have any money in the budget to do it. Commissioners said the same thing last week. I dont think we can afford to pave this road right now, said Commissioner Giddens, whose district in cludes Bob Kirkland Road. He said the county might be able to do something else to control the dust prob lem but paving was out, at least this year. I agree with Mr. Giddens, Commissioner An derson said. Weve got to be realistic and do what we can do. Paving the road, we just cant afford it. Finally, commissioners agreed that the county could put a layer of crushed asphalt on the road in a process known as milling. The work could be done said. Wilma Rowe, who told commissioners last month that the dust problems on Bob Kirkland Road didnt start until the county put lime rock down about two years ago, said she wants the road paved. Milling, she said, would not solve the problem. Lime rock was just a band aid, she said. Milling will break down and well have pot holes. Were just getting another band aid. Mrs. Rowe presented commissioners a petition signed by about two dozen people requesting the road be paved. A Lake City man is facing mul tiple criminal and traffic charg es following his arrest during a traffic stop on Interstate 10 near Sanderson the evening of April 5. Fida Abu Lawi, 20, was at the wheel of an eastbound 1993 Ford that Deputy Matt Yarbor ough clocked going 82 mph in a 60 mph zone near Baker Correc tional that night about 9:45. The deputy observed the ve hicle swerve into the westbound lane and onto the south shoul der as the driver appeared to be reaching into the passenger and rear seats. Mr. Abu Lawi exhib ited nervous behavior after the deputy stopped him, and admit ted to having a marijuana smok ing pipe. The suspect at one point at tempted to break free from Dep uty Ben Anderson during a patdown search, and a subsequent inventory of the vehicle turned up a bag of marijuana in a back pack, along with various items of paraphernalia for smoking. Once at county jail, powder cocaine was discovered during a body search of Mr. Abu Lawi. He was booked for felony pos session of both marijuana and cocaine, felony introduction of contraband into the jail and re sisting arrest. Deputy Yarbor ough issued tickets for speeding, failure to stay in a single lane, no seat belt and failure to have proof of insurance and registration. In a second felony drug ar rest resulting from a traffic stop, Richard Whiting III, 34, of Mac clenny was charged with having seven Xanax pills. Deputy Koty Crews said he stopped the suspect driving a Honda on Lowder St. while an swering a reckless driving call the afternoon of April 7. The vehicle had been reported traveling in the wrong lane of SR 228, and the deputy observed it swerving on Lowder before stop ping it. The pills were in a plastic bot tle found during a body search. Mr. Whiting was also ticketed for having an open container of alco hol in the vehicle and for reckless driving. A Glen St. Mary man has been charged with sexual battery on a 17-year-old girl during a party at his residence the night of March 31. Christopher Randle, 34, was arrested following an interview with Investigator Tracie Benton, who handles sex crimes for the sheriffs de partment. He was charged on April 5 with sexual battery and unlawful sexual activity with a minor. The sheriffs department early this week was continuing its probe into events that night at the accuseds residence on Register Rd. and more arrests are possible because the victim claims she was assaulted by at least two males. The girl, who is from the Georgia Bend, told investigators she passed out after two beers and was unconscious except for brief periods. She recalled twice being aware of the alleged activity. She told Investigator Benton she was with four males at the resi dence after riding around the county with two of them earlier that day and evening. Mr. Randle and another male, 18, and from Glen St. Mary, both told the investigator that the girl became intoxicated and belligerent. They both denied having sex with her. His bond was set at $750,000. May close Barber Road A Macclenny man with a crim inal record of both personal and property crimes is sought this week for questioning in the stab bing of another man at an east city residence early on April 9. Sherric Lee, 23, fled an E. Mc Iver St. residence shortly after the 12:14 am call to the sheriffs department that Alonzo Mc Queen, 48, was lying in a bed room with a deep knife wound to the chest. Greg Davis, 46, who lives at the address, told Deputy Koty Crews that Mr. Lee was there with the victim when the incident happened, and yelled at him to call a rescue unit. Mr. Lee told Mr. Davis the vic tim had accidentally rolled over onto an open pocket knife. Deputy Crews said he was un able to get a statement from Mr. McQueen prior to rescue trans porting him to Shands Jackson ville. The witness said both men were the only persons in the bed room at the time, and they are cousins. Mr. Lee was recently sought for beating a girlfriend at a west Macclenny residence, and his criminal record includes arrests and convictions for batteries and thefts. CALL JUNK JOEWe pay cash $325 & up for junk vehiclesNo title necessary | Licensed We BUY ANY KIND of scrap metal 386-867-1396 quality adj. 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ursday, April 12, 2012 T B C P Page 7 Page 6 T B C P ursday, April 12, 2012 A Macclenny woman received prison sentences ranging from nine years to three years after pleading to twin prescription drugs and several property crimes. Denise Womack, 43, must serve a minimum three years of the traf state downgraded to a lesser offense as part of the plea agreement. A charge of resisting po lice was dropped. All the sentences will be served concurrently. She entered the pleas during regular circuit court session on April 3. Judge Phyllis Rosier also im posed the mandatory $50,000 offense and ordered Ms. Wom ack to be on probation two years following release. She gets credit for nearly a year she has been in county jail. Among the charges she plead ed to were sales of Hy drocodone to an under cover buyer in March, 2011, and two instanc es when she stole sev eral thousand dollars worth of jewelry from acquaintances the fol lowing month. In other case dispo sitions that day, Corne lius Ruise III pleaded no contest to multiple drug possession and sale charges and was give a four-year prison sentence. Mr. Ruise, 28, of Glen St. Mary also pleaded to pulling a pistol on his girlfriend during an argument in west Macclenny in November, 2011. Court records show he sold crack cocaine to a police informant in the parking lot of the Dollar General in Glen twice in February, 2011. Among the charges in the plea deal was resisting po lice. Mr. Ruise has a prior record that includes sale and possession of con trolled drugs and pos session of cocaine with intent to sell. 34, of Glen St. Mary drew a sen tence of one year and a day for operating a meth lab at a vacant residence on Bob Burnsed Rd. Police acted on a tip last Christmas Eve and arrested the defendant and another man in possession of ingredients to manufacture methamphetamine. The state dropped a charge of possessing a controlled sub stance. serve a year in county jail after pleading no contest to violating probation for felony driving on a revoked license. Judge Rosier revoked the exist ing probation order. probation in the case of Eugene Finley, who vio lated its terms from a 2009 burglary case. She ordered him to county jail for ten months. lice and driving on a suspended license and was placed on an 18-month probation. He must at tend a driving school, and a count of reckless driving was dropped. Rhoden on a drug offender pro bation for two years and counted 145 days she has been in county jail as part of her sentence for two counts of possessing controlled drugs. The state dropped two similar counts, and the defendant must undergo an addiction evaluation. contest to possession of con trolled drugs and will be on a drug offender probation for 18 months. bation a year and pay $400 resti tution to his victim after pleading no contest to grand theft. He was ordered to do 30 hours commu nity service and the judge count ed as part of the sentence 39 days he was in jail. He will also write an apology letter to the victim. duced charge of simple battery and will be on drug offender pro bation nine months. Judge Rosi er ordered her to do 30 hours of community service and the state dropped a charge of possessing a controlled drug. the state of Florida $886 and be on probation a year after plead ing to welfare fraud. bation six months after pleading to a reduced charge of petty theft. The state dropped two felony counts of defrauding a secondhand dealer and dealing in stolen property. MONEY MATTERS @ YOUR LIBRARYWorkshops on basic money management at Emily Taber Public Library Anderson Quality ROOFING Metal & Shingle Reroofs & Roof Repairs Your hometown contractor! LIC.#RC00670032593300IN GOD WE TRUST.LICENSED & INSUREDLIC.#RB0067070LLC Treatment rooms are private and con dential. IMPLANTS ARE A PERMANENT SOLUTION TO MISSING TEETH! 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CIRCUIT COURT CODE ENFORCEMENT BOARD Last day to le your taxes is April 17thWalk-in or make an appointment today! hrblock.com 800-HRBLOCKCall 904.259.6992or stop by 1242 South 6th Street in MacclennyCornerstone Square Denise Womack Cornelius Ruise ADonna Jacksons Income Tax Service759-08841040s starting at $30State Tax $50 | Small Business Tax $150*S-Corporation $300-$500***Extra charges may apply. **Quickbooks users only.Drop-Offs Welcome | E-Filing Available | Glen St. Mary Bring in this ad and get Open Mon-Sat 9-9 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED LARGE SCALE AMENDMENT TO THE BAKER COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLANThe Baker County Land Planning Agency will hold a Public Hearing on Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 7:00 PM in the Baker County Administration Building, 55 North Third Street, Macclenny Florida, to consider for recommendation to the Board of County Commissioners a proposed amendment, by ordinance to the Baker County Comprehensive Plan. Amendment request was submitted by David E. Sacks as agent for FBSA 2, LLC. Copies of said ordinance may be inspected by any memOn 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, FLORIDA, ABANDONING THE CEDAR CREEK DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONAL IMPACT (AS ADOPTED BY ORDINANCE 2008-24, AND AMENDED BY TRANSMITTED ORDINANCE 2012-01);MAKING A LARGE-SCALE AMENDMENT TO THE BAKER COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN BY RECLASSIFYING APPROXIMATELY 1,000 ACRES OF PROPERTY FROM HIGH DENSITY RESIDENTIAL TO AGRICULTURAL ZONE A AND AGRICULTURAL B ON THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP; AMENDING FUTURE LAND USE ELEMENT POLICY A.220.127.116.11.B; AMENDING THE CAPITAL IMPROVEMENTS SCHEDULE; AMENDING THE FUTURE TRANSPORTATION MAP; PURSUANT TO AN APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY DAVID E. SACKS AS AGENT FOR FBSA 2, LLC., PROVIDING FINDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING DIRECTION TO THE CODIFIER AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. A copy of said ordinance may be inspected by any member of the public 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. The subject property is located North of U.S. HWY 90, South of Claude Harvey Road, West of municipal limits of Glen St. Mary and East of Cowpen Road FARMERS MARKET FARMERS MARKET BAKER COUNTY Veggies | Jams & Jellies | Baked Goods | Crafts Saturday, April 14from 8:00 am 1:00 pm at the City Park The Blood Mobile will be here FREE BICYCLE HELMETS from Baker County Health Department along with a representative of the National Childrens Study Call 259-6433 for more information or to register for a booth. 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 a freeKINDERGARTEN READINESS WORKSHOPLet us help make the transition into kindergarten exciting!The following workshop will be offered: April 19Nurse 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! NOW OPEN!5325 Woodlawn Rd. | Macclenny | 631.0152Open: Mon.-Fri. 8-5 | Sat. 8-12 noon Copper | Aluminum Brass | Steel Batteries | Radiators NOW TAKING:Glass | Plastics | Cardboard A Macclenny convenience store clerk confessed on April 2 that he stole more than $13,000 from the cash register dating back to late 2011 shortly after he lost his home. William Boone III, 40, al legedly confessed during an in terview with Deputy Johnny Hodges, who was called to the Kangaroo Store on US 90 across from the courthouse by Carol Markham of Jacksonville. She is a loss prevention officer with the chain, and was responding to an audit that showed the store was short $13,344 as of March 23. In addition, Ms. Markham told the deputy she examined surveillance video for six dates between March 3 and April 1 dur ing which Mr. Boone was seen taking nearly $400 in cash. He was arrested for grand theft. The clerk told Deputy Hodges he stole money for hotel rooms and food for himself, his girl friend and their small child. He also said he tapped rela tives for financial assistance but it was insufficient and he had no other choice than to steal. In another recent theft case in volving a Macclenny convenience store, a vehicle stolen earlier in Sanford, FL was located behind the Exxon Store on SR 121 South. A clerk there called police on April 4 after noting a 2001 Mercury lacking a license plate and identification number was parked in a rear lot. The ID num ber was later determined and a computer check revealed it was stolen between March 15-28 in the Seminole County city. Police arrested a Maxville man early on April 3 for domestic battery of his girlfriend during an argument at a residence on Cow Pen Rd. Christopher Cole, 22, alleged ly stood over Jamie Sigers, 34, of Macclenny and choked her, then fled on foot from the area when Deputy Chad Montean arrived about 4:15 am. Initially, Ms. Sigers told the officer she was struck by another male at the scene, but that ver sion was contradicted by witness Shauna Calloway, who lives at the address and saw the confron tation. The suspect was tracked down by the sheriffs department K-9 Tango in a nearby wooded area. He said he could not recall at tacking his girlfriend, who had abrasions on her neck. Mr. Cole was also charged with resisting arrest. In other arrests, Jason Smith, 29, was charged with domestic battery on his brother-in-law Marvin Wasdin, 52, at their resi dence on E. Ohio in Macclenny the evening of April 2. Mr. Smith allegedly went into a bedroom where the victim was sleeping and struck him on the side of the head. St. Mary was arrested on a simi lar charge for striking a 16-yearold relative on the head at their residence off CR 127 the morning of April 5. The two were reportedly argu ing over operation of an air con ditioner. complaints for domestic bat tery against Charles Roberts, 46, and his wife Tracy Roberts, 40, following a confrontation near Macedonia the evening of April 5 after they left a cook-out party. plaints for battery and criminal mischief against Megan Dolison, 22, and Lakeyta Givens, 32, fol lowing a fight on Five Churches Rd. the evening of April 5. at Northeast Florida State Hos pital was named in a complaint for battery after striking another male patient, 54, in the mouth the evening of April 4. A Jacksonville woman was booked at county jail the after noon of April 2 for resisting a county deputy with violence dur ing a traffic stop on Woodlawn Rd. Cynthia Crossland, 51, al legedly pushed Deputy Steven Smith when he attempted to take her cell phone after asking her multiple times to discontinue a call. She also managed to get out of handcuffs after being placed in the officers vehicle. Deputy Smith said he stopped Ms. Crossland after receiving a report she was driving carelessly on South 6th St. about 5:15. She told the officer she was depressed and did not know where she was. In another, unrelated arrest in the same location, Robert Devries, 27, of Middleburg was charged with disorderly con duct for harassing patrons at the Econolodge and nearby Raceway station. Deputy Clements Leo said he responded to a suspicious person call about 7:40 the morning of April 4 and questioned a disori ented Mr. Devries, who said he was drinking the previous night and had passed out in a parked truck. Other witnesses at the motel and gas station told the officer that the partially clothed suspect approached them acting in an ag gressive manner. City was charged with disorderly intoxication the evening of April 4 when she attempted to ride a bicycle away from SR 121 and Jeff Starling Rd. Deputy Chris Walker re sponded to a disturbance call at the nearby fire station and said Ms. Staley appeared to have been in an altercation. She became un ruly and resisted the officers at tempts to prevent her from get ting on the bike. Mary was arrested the evening of April 6 on a Charlton County warrant for violating probation. Deputy Johnny Hodges learned of the warrant after ques tioning Ms. Ellis during a traffic stop on CR 23A at Macedonia. police was filed on Christopher Bellflower, 39, following an in cident at his residence on Black Jack Rd. south of Macclenny. Deputy Randy Davis said he responded to a report by a men tal health professional and went to the address the afternoon of April 4. Mr. Bellflower, who apparent ly had not been taking prescribed medication, confronted the of ficer and acted in a threatening manner. Cpl. Davis fired two Tas er shots that did not subdue him. Deputies Brad Dougherty and Billy Miller responded as back up and subdued the suspect. Lt. Miller fired several missed shots at Mr. Bellflowers pit bull that attacked Deputy Davis. The deputy was treated at the scene for dog bites to fingers and his right forearm. Mr. Bellflower was confined to a mental health facility under the states Baker Act. The Baker County Code En forcement Board resolved this week to ask the county commis sion to condemn a two-tract par cel on James Britt Rd. as a health and safety nuisance. The CEB received a complaint last year about the condition of an abandoned house, trailer home and shed on the property and tabled action on a violation because the owner of record Pe ter Juba is deceased and does not appear to have any living heirs. The code board in a Febru ary workshop leaned toward pe titioning the county to raze the buildings as a health hazard due to refuse and unsafe conditions, and re-affirmed that position on April 9 via a unanimous vote fol lowing a motion by Chris Gazes. Earlier, board counsel Will Sexton repeated his reservations about proceeding with an en forcement order because the de fendants heirs would first have to be notified. We cant get past the notice problem for the CEB to take ac tion, said Mr. Sexton. Theres no human being to receive the notice. Certificates for unpaid taxes have been sold on the property the last four years, and the board had the option of approaching the first-in-line purchaser who would eventually acquire the property. It rejected that strategy as more complicated than direct ly approaching the county board, which has condemnation power. In the only other case on the CEBs April agenda, the board recommended to the county commission a fine reduction in the case of Roger Harvey of Mac clenny, who was cited in 2010 for lack of trailer skirting. Mr. Harvey said he was un aware of the CEB enforcement order for non-compliance un til informed the daily fine had run its course and amounted to $2760. The property has since come into compliance. Under questioning by CEB member David Theus, Mr. Har vey affirmed his signature on the certified letter informing him of the violation in August of that year was his, but said he didnt remember signing it. He argued the fine was exces sive for a relatively minor viola tion on the rear of his trailer on Southern States Nursery Rd. and at one point asserted that he didnt feel a fine was warranted at all. On a motion by Mr. Theus, the board recommended the com mission reduce the amount by half and give Mr. Harvey 90 days to pay it. The CEB in the past has agreed to fine reductions in cases of hardship. Mr. Harvey indicat ed that until recently he has been out of work and relied on rela tives to make payments on the property. JOEL ADDINGTON NEWS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.org Its been three years since the Rankings and each year Baker County has lost ground in the statistics tied to the length and quality of life of its citizens. The so-called health out comes ranking for 2012, re leased last week by the Univer sity of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation along with the status of counties na tionwide, places Baker County 63rd among Floridas 67 coun ties. The health outcomes rank ing consists of five measures that gauge how many people die before the age of 75, how many babies are born with low birth weights and how many people self-report having poor physical or mental health on a telephone survey. This year Baker County slipped one place in the health outcomes numbers after falling two spots in 2011 from its initial ranking of 60th in the state in 2010. Baker Countys health fac tors slotting, which presum ably point to the causes of posi tive or negative health outcomes, dropped three spots to 53rd in Florida, but remains better than the 57th place the county re ceived in 2010. The health factors section does not account for genetic or biological health factors, but uses two dozen other measures to de termine four rankings for health behaviors, clinical care, social and economic factors and the physical environment, respec tively. This year Baker County fell one place from 64th to 65th in health behaviors, largely due to a spike in the chlamydia rate and deaths from motor vehicle crashes. The increases were tem pered by slight declines in the teen birth, smoking and obesity rates. Baker County slid six spots to 48th in clinical care, two notch es to 30th in the social and eco nomic category, and 15 places to 50th in the physical environmen tal areas. Does such a track record dis cials? Of course not, said health department director Kerry Dun lavey this week, adding that the on public health organizations, but the community as a whole, including municipal and county governments, businesses and And its peoples behaviors, she said. Its important for us to get the information and educa tion out there, but people have to make their own choices. The health department em ploys a handful of health educa tors who coordinate programs to combat smoking, obesity and diabetes, the latter of which has been operating for a decade or more. The diabetes rate in Baker County fell from 15.4 percent in 2002 to 10.5 percent in 2007, according to statistics from the Florida Department of Health. Ms. Dunlavey said such pro grams appear to be effective in putting downward pressure on the prevalence of such ills and the health department and its af are endeavoring to reach a larger segment of the local population using the Internet. She hopes the launching of websites like www.healthybak er.org and more recently www. outspokn.com will spark more interest in healthy living from a larger cross-section of county stakeholders. Its really social marketing getting that information and education out there in a way that people will be interested enough to want to go to those sites, she said. But were just starting out and we dont have a tremendous amount of resources to get a web designer. But were doing our very best and any suggestions we would really like. leased during National Public Health Week on April 1-8, aim to give the general public informa tion about whats making people sick or healthy, both at home and in other counties nationwide. St. Johns County, for instance, was deemed the healthiest coun ty in Florida while neighboring Union County to the south the least healthy. least two years old, which means the community may be healthier today than in 2009 or 2010, the most recent years of data used to compile the county health rank ings in Florida. But when todays data gets in corporated into Baker Countys health rankings in the future, what will it show? I think its going to say that often times where you live mat ters, your race matters, poverty certainly matters, and whether you have funding to sustain pro grams matter, said Ms. Dun lavey, alluding to the more than $1 million lost by the health de partment during the last five years. Its unclear whether her agen cys tighter budget will have a negative impact on the countys health statistics. I dont know, she said. It sounds like you could think that rationally, but do people in the community and other agencies and city and county government do they take the opportunities to promote health? That will be a question theyll have to answer. The director credited the school district and private physi cians for their efforts to improve the health of local residents. Since the obstetrics and gy necological services were elimi nated at the health department, out-of-county doctors have re sponded by continuing to offer such healthcare at other loca tions, most recently at Macclen ny Pediatrics on S. 6th St. The school district partnered with the health department for its anti-childhood obesity initia tive in 2009-10 at Macclenny El ementary School. The program, which helped garner the department a Prom ising Practice recognition from the National Association of last month, incorporated veg etable gardens in lessons about healthy eating and nutrition in For more information about the county health rankings here and elsewhere, please visit www. countyhealthrankings.org. Health stats take a dip 9 years for tracking Cashier admits to stealing $13,000 Dancin Paws to compete for title The Baker County Middle Schools Dancin Paws competi tion team, which won first place in the Jacksonville Diamond Championships hip hop division at the University of North Flori da in late March, will compete for another title in Jacksonville on April 28. The Dancin Paws are coached by Mazy Ruise-Paige. News Obituaries Social Notices School News Classified Ads www.bakercountypress.com Have you checked it out lately? Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm NO EXCEPTIONS! Purchase photos printed in this newspaper @ www.bakercountypress.com We want to know... WEDDINGS & BIRTHS 4 week deadline
ursday, April 12, 2012 T B C P Page 9 Page 8 T B C P ursday, April 12, 2012 BOB GERARD | FACULTY The Hunger Games was in the high school library for about a year before I read it. After finish ing the book, I immediately rec ommended it to everyone I know and picked up its sequel, Catch ing Fire It was addictive. By the third book in the trilogy, author Su zanne Collins had really discov ered her writing chops and was nominated for a National Book Award. So, I was naturally very excit ed by the movie. It is a very cine matic book and the movie looked very promising. I wasnt particularly im pressed with its casting howev er. In the book, heroine Katniss Everdine lives in District 12 an impoverished place that looks a lot like a post-nuclear West Vir ginia. Everdine, played by Jen nifer Lawrence, isnt quite as an orexic a 16-year-old as she is in the book. At that point I had to shake my head and remind myself that I was watching a movie and not re-reading the book. After that, I was fine and really enjoyed it. It was tense, relatively true to the story, with several good char acterizations and well acted by the leads. They did a very good job of presenting a place that seemed familiar as if it could be the USA but not completely familiar. The burden of the movie falls on Lawrence, who cut her teeth in X-Men First Class and Win ters Bone She is excellent. Dif ferent from the book certainly, but she paints a clear character ization of Katniss. If you havent read the book, the plot line goes like this. In the not too distant future there is a revolution that was put down by the Capital. The 13 Districts that revolted were punished. One was nuked District 13 and the other 12 districts must once a year send two tributes, ages 12-18 to take part in a fight to the death called The Hunger Games. Think American Idol on steroids with weapons. Katniss takes the place of her 12-year-old sister, Prim. She must learn to survive and play the game. Her erstwhile partner from District 12 is Peeta (Josh Hutcherson), a bakers son who has a crush on Katniss. They are tutored by District 12s only-ever winner, Haymitch Abertnathy (Woody Harrelson), a drunk who will barely talk to them until they prove them selves. Katniss is uniquely qualified for the games, and with the help of a cunning stylist named Cin na (Lenny Karvitz) she is made ready to take the stage. Her prep aration for The Hunger Games is one of the high points of the movie. Kravitz, Harrelson and Stan ley Tucci as the master of cere monies are all excellent. Kravitz steals every scene he is in and Harrelson is utterly convinc ing as Haymitch. Tucci is always good. The movie has abundant spe cial effects, but they dont drive it. The story drives the movie and director Gary Ross does a good job with the narrative. There are NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that THERON HELMS the holder of the following certicate has led said certi cate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certicate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 08-00783 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2008 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Lot 13, Block B, William Knabb Addition to the Town of Macclenny, Florida, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 2, page 24, of the public records of Baker County, Florida ALL OF SAID PROPERTY BEING LOCATED IN BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: Rosetta Ann Burns, as to an Agreement for Deed Interest by virtue of that certain Agreement for Deed as recorded in OR #199700004014 and Louise E. Davis, as to Fee Simple Title by virtue of that certain Quit Claim Deed as re corded in OR #199600113940 Unless such certicate or certicates shall be re deemed according to law, the property described herein will be sold to the highest bidder at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, Macclenny, Florida on THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2012 AT 11:00 AM. Dated this 2ND Day of April, 2012 AL FRASER CLERK OF COURT BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Julie B. Combs, Deputy Clerk 4/5-4/26 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO.: 02-2012-CP-0002 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF: THELMA LEE FISH, Deceased. _______________________________________/ NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of THELMA LEE FISH, deceased, whose date of death was March 11, 2011 and whose Social Security Number is xxx-xx-8164, is pend ing in the Circuit Court for Baker County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 339 East Macclenny Ave., Macclenny, FL 32063. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal repre sentatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must le their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SER VICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must le their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. Estate of Thelma Lee Fish Notice to Creditors Case No.: _______________________________________ The date of rst publication of this notice is April 5, 2012. GLENDA FISH REWIS Personal Representative CAROL FISH HARRELL Personal Representative VEDA FISH DOPSON Personal Representative HUGH D. FISH, JR. FLORIDA BAR NO. 0242861 P.O. BOX 531 MACCLENNY, FL 32063 (904) 259-6606 OR 6705 ATTORNEY FOR ESTATE 4/5-4/12 REGISTRATION OF FICTITIOUS NAME NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desir ing to engage in business under the Fictitious Name of Splatman Paintball Park located at 454 South Lowder Street, Macclenny, FL 32063 intends to reg ister the said name with the Division of Corporations of the Department of State; Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Macclenny, Florida this 10th Day of April, 2012. By: John Lee Moore Owner(title) 4/12 Notice Under Fictitious Name Law Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the undersigned, desir ing to engage in business under the Fictitious Name of Quality Therapy Solutions located at 6455 E. Andrews Street, Glen St. Mary, FL 32040 intends to register the said name with the Division of Corpora tions of the Department of State; Tallahassee, Florida. Dated at Glen St. Mary, Florida this 9th Day of April, 2012. By: Catherine Marie Dopson Owner(title) 4/12 LEGA L NOTICES KINDERGARTEN & FREE Summer Pre-KREGISTRATIONfor children who will be 5 yrs. old by Sept. 1, 2012April 9-13from 8:00 am-4:00 pm at theBaker Co. Pre-K/Kindergarten Center362 South Blvd. East/Macclenny The following documentation is required: For more information: Kindergarten: Angie 259-0385 | Summer V.P.K.: Naomi 259-3014*Summer Voluntary Pre-K is a free full day preschool program available to children who will be 5 by September 1, 2012, live in Baker County and have not previously attended a V.P.K. funded program. Baker Co. Pre-K/Kindergarten Center Howard Roofing & Home Improvements Inc. Licensed & Insured License # CCC132747230 Year Architectural Shingles Sample sizes3.33 x 2.5: 1 picture w/Discount $27.50 1 picture w/Discount $41.25 up to 2 pictures w/Discount $49.50 up to 3 pictures w/Discount $82.50 up to 3 pictures w/Discount $66.00 Discount price before April 27 Deadline May 18 Sample sizes3.33 x 2.5: 1 picture w/Discount $27.50 1 picture w/Discount $41.25 up to 2 pictures w/Discount $49.50 up to 3 pictures w/Discount $82.50 up to 3 pictures w/Discount $66.00 Discount price before April 27 Deadline May 18 Sample sizes3.33 x 2.5: 1 picture w/Discount $27.50 1 picture w/Discount $41.25 up to 2 pictures w/Discount $49.50 up to 3 pictures w/Discount $82.50 up to 3 pictures w/Discount $66.00 Discount price before April 27 Deadline May 18 Sample sizes3.33 x 2.5: 1 picture w/Discount $27.50 1 picture w/Discount $41.25 up to 2 pictures w/Discount $49.50 up to 3 pictures w/Discount $82.50 up to 3 pictures w/Discount $66.00 Discount price before April 27 Deadline May 18 Order your ad for the Graduation Section Call 259-2400 or e-mail email@example.com Must be a new customer to one of the service o erings. Contract required. Limited time only. NEFCOM Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited 5 Calling Features Voicemail259-2261130 North 4th Street, Macclennywww.nefcom.net Fast. Reliable. A ordable. NEFCOM eXtreme LiteHIGHSPEED INTERNET 1 Mbps Download FREE FREEActual speeds may vary. May not be available in all areas. $5999monthplus tax & feesFREEINSTALLATION* PUBLIC HEARINGPursuant to an application submitted by Wyman R. Duggan, as agent for Oldcastle Southern Group, Inc., to be granted a Special Exception on property located south of Interstate 10, and east of CR 228 South in Sections 11, 12, 13, & 14, Township 3S, Range 22, utilizing approximately 437 acres of property owned by E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. in Baker County, FL. e Baker County Land Planning Agency (LPA) will consider the request at a public hearing scheduled for ursday, April 26, 2012 at 7:00pm in the County Administration Building, 55 North ird St., Macclenny, FL. All interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to the Special Exception request. e request is to be granted a Special Exception in accordance to the Baker County Land Development Regulations in reference to Ordinance 2004-23 Section 2.04.54.01 Mining in Agricultural Zoning District for the purpose of a proposed commercial sand mining operation. Written comments for or against the Special Exception may be sent to Baker County Planning Department, 360 E Shuey Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063. Faxed com ments may be sent to (904)259-5057. Copies of the Special Exception may be inspected by any member of the public in the Planning Department, address stated above. Accord ing to the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the Administration Department at (904) 259-5123 at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing. 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CR 125 in Glen St. Mary, Florida. e Baker County Land Planning Agency (LPA) will consider the request at a public hearing scheduled for ursday, April 26, 2012 at 7:00 p.m., or as soon thereaer as possible, in the County Admin istration Building, 55 North ird Street, Macclenny, FL. On the above-mentioned date, all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to the Variance re quest. Written comments for or against the Variance request may be sent to the Baker County Planning Department, 360 E. Shuey Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063. Faxed comments may be sent to (904) 259-5057. Copies of the Variance may be inspected in the Planning Department by any member of the public. According to the Ameri cans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the Administration Department at (904) 259-5123 at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing. REVIVAL at Raiford Road Church April 15-18, 2012 with Evangelist Dr. Gene WilliamsSunday ~ 10 am & 6:30 pm Monday-Wednesday ~ 7:00 pm nightlyWe are located approximately 1 mile south of I-10.For more information please call the church office 259-6015 PUBLIC HEARINGPursuant to an application submitted by E.R. Jahna Industries, Inc. as agent for Terra Pointe, LLC, to be granted a Special Exception on property located north of East U.S. Hwy 90 and immediately west of the Baker and Nassau County line in Sections 23, 24, 25, & 26, Township 2S, Range 22, containing approximately 960 acres in Baker County, FL. e Baker County Land Planning Agency (LPA), will consider the request at a public hearing scheduled for ursday, April 26, 2012 at 7:00pm in the County Administration Building, 55 North ird St., Macclenny, FL. All interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to the Special Exception request. e purpose of the request is to be granted a Special Exception in accordance to the Baker County Land Development Regulations in reference to Ordinance 2004-23 Section 2.04.54.01 Mining in Agricultural Zoning District. Written comments for or against the Special Exception may be sent to Baker County Planning Department, 360 E Shuey Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063. Faxed comments may be sent to (904)259-5057. Copies of the Special Exception may be inspected by any member of the public in the Planning Department, address stated above. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this pro ceeding should contact the Administration Department at (904) 259-5123 at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing. APPRECIATION DAYKorean & Vietnam Veterans Saturday, April 21 starting at 11:00 am at Heritage Park Lowder St. MacclennyPUBLIC WELCOME!Come enjoy food and entertainment as we honor those who served in these wars.For more information call Karl or Jessie Joyce 259-7355 2nd Annual NOTICE OF PUBLICATION The St. Johns River Water Management District (District) gives notice of receipt of the following consumptive use permit application(s): Individual Consumptive Use Permit Application(s) JEA, 21 W Church Street T-8, Jacksonville, FL 32202, application #88271. This is a modification requesting a change in wellfield allocation distributions with no requested increase in the overall allocations or change in permit duration. The withdrawals used by this proposed project will consist of groundwater from FAS Upper & Lower Flor idan Aquifer via 3 active wells; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 2 active wells in Duval County, lo cated in Sections: 13, 24 and 35, Township: 4 South, Range: 26 East; Sections: 18 and 19, Township: 4 South, Range: 27 East, known as Community Hall; groundwater from FAS Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well and 2 proposed wells; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well in Duval County, located in Section: 31, Township: 1 South, Range: 25 East, known as Westlake Wellfield; groundwater from FAS Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 1 proposed well and 6 active wells in Duval County, located in Sections: 13 and 49, Township: 1 South, Range: 26 East, known as Highlands; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 3 ac tive wells and 1 proposed well in Duval County, located in Section: 42, Township: 3 South, Range: 28 East, known as Southeast Wellfield; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 3 active wells in St. Johns County, located in Section: 18, Township: 5 South, Range: 28 East; Section: 5, Township: 5 South, Range: 27 East, known as St Johns North; groundwater from FAS Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 2 active wells; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 3 active wells in Duval County, located in Section: 52, Township: 2 South, Range: 27 East, known as Arlington Wellfield; groundwater from FAS Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 4 active wells in Duval County, located in Sections: 14 and 15, Township: 2 South, Range: 25 East, known as Marietta; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well in Duval County, located in Section: 51, Township: 1 South, Range: 28 East; Section: 40, Township: 2 South, Range: 28 East, known as Cobblestone. groundwater from FAS Upper & Low er Floridan Aquifer via 1 proposed well and 5 active wells in Duval County, located in Section: 32, Township: 3 South, Range: 26 East, known as Lakeshore; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 2 active wells and 3 proposed wells in St. Johns County, located in Section: 27, Township: 3 South, Range: 29 East, known as Corona Road; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well in St. Johns County, located in Section: 19, Township: 5 South, Range: 30 East, known as PDL A1A North; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well in St. Johns, County, located in Section: 31, Township: 5 South, Range: 30 East; Section: 6, Township: 6 South, Range: 30 East, known as PDL A1A South; groundwater from FAS Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 2 ac tive wells; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 6 active wells in Duval County, located in Sections: 18 and 7, Township: 3 South, Range: 28 East; Sections: 13 and 24, Township: 3 South, Range: 27 East, known as Deer wood 3; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 2 active wells in Duval County, located in Section: 33, Township: 1 South, Range: 27 East, known as Woodmere; groundwater from FAS Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well in Duval County, located in Sec tion: 25, Township: 3 South, Range: 27 East, known as Royal Lakes. groundwater from FAS Upper & Lower Flori dan Aquifer via 6 active wells in Duval County, located in Section: 21, Township: 2 South, Range: 26 East, known as McDuff; groundwater from FAS Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 2 proposed wells and 5 active wells in Duval County, located in Sections: 14 and 15, Township: 3 South, Range: 25 East, known as Southwest Wellfield; ground water from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 2 active wells and 1 proposed well in St. Johns County, located in Sec tion: 20, Township: 6 South, Range: 30 East, known as Ponce de Leon Wellfield groundwater from FAS Upper Flori dan Aquifer via 2 active wells in Nassau County, located in Section: 37, Township: 2 North, Range: 28 East, known as Nassau Regional; groundwater from FAS Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well; Groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 5 active wells and 1 proposed well in Duval County, located in Sections: 29 and 33, Township: 2 South, Range: 28 East, known as Oakridge; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 2 active wells in Duval County, located in Section: 7, Township: 2 South, Range: 28 East, known as Monument Rd.; ground water from FAS Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 8 active wells in Duval County, located in Section: 24, Town ship: 2 North, Range: 26 East; Sections: 44 and 45, Township: 2 South, Range: 26 East, known as Hendricks; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well in Nassau County, located in Section: 38, Township: 2 North, Range: 27 East, known as Lofton Oaks; groundwater from FAS Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 2 pro posed wells in Nassau County, located in Sections: 45, 7 and 8, Township: 2 North, Range: 27 East, known as West Nassau Regional; groundwater from FAS Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well in Duval County, located in Section: 38, Township: 1 South, Range: 29 East, known as Mayport; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 2 proposed wells in Duval County, located in Section: 39, Township: 5 South, Range: 27 East; Section: 44, Township: 5 South, Range: 26 East, known as River town; groundwater from FAS Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 1 proposed well and 3 active wells in Duval County, located in Sections: 33 and 34, Township: 2 South, Range: 24 East, known as Cecil Commerce; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 7 active wells in Duval County, located in Sections: 16 and 39, Township: 2 South, Range: 28 East, known as Ridenour Wellfield; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 2 active wells in St. Johns County, located in Section: 18, Township: 5 South, Range: 28 East, known as St Johns Forest; groundwater from FAS Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 2 active wells in Duval County, located in Sections: 3 and 49, Township: 1 South, Range: 28 East, known as Beacon Hills; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 3 active wells in Duval County, located in Section: 52, Township: 2 South, Range: 27 East, known as Lovegrove; groundwater from FAS Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 4 active wells; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well in Duval County, located in Sections: 16 and 56, Township: 3 South, Range: 27 East, known as Brierwood; groundwater from FAS Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 4 proposed wells in Duval County, located in Sections: 23, 24, 25 and 26, Township: 1 North, Range: 26 East, known as Northwest; groundwater from FAS Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 8 active wells in Duval County, located in Sections: 10, 3 and 55, Township: 2 South, Range: 26 East, known as Fairfax Wellfield; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 2 proposed wells in Duval County, located in Sections: 15 and 22, Township: 4 South, Range: 28 East, known as 9A-9B; ground water from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 2 active wells in St. Johns, County, located in Section: 54, Township: 4 South, Range: 27 East, known as Julington Creek; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 2 active wells in Nassau County, located in Section: 14, Township: 3 North, Range: 28 East, known as Otter Run; groundwater from FAS Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 4 active wells in Duval County, located in Section: 35, Township: 1 South, Range: 26 East, known as Norwood; groundwater from FAS Upper Floridan Aquifer via 1 active well in St. Johns County, located in Section: 43, Township: 3 South, Range: 29 East, known as Ponte Vedra North; groundwater from FAS Upper & Lower Floridan Aquifer via 4 proposed wells and 7 active wells in Duval County, located in Sections: 11, 12 and 37, Township: 2 South, Range: 26 East, known as Main Street. The file(s) containing the permit application(s) are available for inspection Monday through Friday, except for District holidays, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Districts Headquarters, 4049 Reid St., Palatka, FL 32177-2529. You may also view files at one of the Districts service centers, but you should call service center staff in advance to make sure that the files are at a specific service center. Service center contact information is available online at floridaswater.com/ contactus/offices.html. Additionally, most permit application file documents can be viewed online at floridaswater. com/permitting/index.html. To obtain information on how to find and view permit application file documents, visit floridaswater.com/permitting/index.html and select the topic of choice from the Find permits and application heading, and then follow the directions provided under How to find a Technical Staff Report (TSR) or other applica tion file documents. Decisions on Standard General permit applications will be made at the Districts service center where the ap plication is processed, unless the application is upgraded to an Individual permit application as explained below. A substantial objection to a Standard General permit application must be made in writing and filed with (received by) the Director, Bureau of Regulatory Support, P.O. Box 1429, Palatka, FL 32178-1429, or by e-mail at applicationsup firstname.lastname@example.org, within 14 days of notification of the application. Please include either the Permit Application Number or the Project Name in the objection. Notification of the application is either the fifth day after the date on which the written notice is deposited in the U.S. mail (for those persons who receive actual notice by U.S. mail), the date on which the notice is e-mailed (for those persons who receive actual notice by e-mail), or the date the notice is published in the newspaper (if actual notice is not provided by U.S. mail or e-mail). A substantial objection means a written statement directed to the District that identifies the objector, concerns hydrologic or environmental impacts of the proposed consumptive use, and relates to applicable rule criteria. A timely substantial objection will cause the Standard General consumptive use permit application to be considered an application for an Individual consumptive use permit. If the District receives a timely substantial objection from you, then you will receive written notice of the Districts intended decision on the permit application. Decisions on Individual consumptive use permit applications will be made by the Districts Governing Board. Notice of Intended District Decision will be provided to persons who have requested individual notice. A request for indi vidual Notice of Intended District Decision on an application must be received by the Director, Bureau of Regulatory Support prior to the date the Notice of Intended District Decision is generated. For Individual permit applications, you are advised to notify the District within 14 days of notification of the application(s) if you have questions, objec tions, comments, or information regarding the proposed consumptive use. If you make a written request to the Dis trict for additional information regarding a specific permit application, you will be provided an opportunity to obtain the available information. Please note that filing a written objection does not entitle you to a Chapter 120, Florida Statutes, administrative hearing. Victor Castro, Director, Bureau of Regulatory Support St. Johns River Water Management District 4049 Reid Street Palatka, FL 32177-2529 (386) 329-4570 4/12 A homeowner north of Glen St. Mary returned on April 6 from an absence of several days to find his residence ransacked and looted of over $7000 in property. James Shumate told Deputy Shawn Bishara en try into the house on Smooth Bore Ave. was likely through a rear window with a faulty lock. The ad dress had been unoccupied since March 31. Among the stolen items were a bedroom set val ued at $3000, a refrigerator worth $800, blinds and shelving, a table and wall hangings and a washer/ dryer. He placed the loss value at $7200. A neighbor interviewed by the deputy said she observed a white truck near the homes front door on April 4, and a black male with short hair on the property. In other recent property crimes, a locked garage beside a vacant rental house belonging to Larry Chestnut was entered through a window and tools valued at $760 taken. The victim told Deputy Matt Yarborough entry was likely through a window at the property off CR 127 north. The burglary occurred between March 30 and April 4. The tools included two drills, a jump starter and table grinder. ued at $3500 was taken from a shed on his property off Covin Rd. south of Macclenny between April 4-6. the theft of a refrigerator and trash compactor from a residence belonging to John Mills on Birch St. south of Macclenny. The owner reported the theft on April 5 and told Deputy Chad Montean he last visited the house in the summer of 2011. He valued the items at $1000. er where he resides off CR 139B near Glen St. Mary the afternoon of April 5 and reported sunglasses and two bottles of cologne were taken. He placed the loss value at $200. Deputy Brad Dougherty said there was no sign of forced entry and the trailer had been locked. Mr. Lauramore said he was away for about two hours until 3:30. In a vandalism case, seven mailboxes along Tim ber Trace Dr. south of Taylor were destroyed during the night on April 6. PHOTO COURTESY OF JON MOBLEY Scouts hike 50-mile Florida Trail Over spring break, Boy Scout Troop 150 completed a 50-mile hike on the Florida Trail. The trek began on March 31 at Ste phen Foster State Park. Five days and four nights later, eight of the original 10 hikers ended the journey near the entrance to Suwannee River State Park on US 90 west of Live Oak. It was awesome to see a bunch of boys strap packs to their backs and hike 50 miles, said troop leader Jon Mobley. To be able to accomplish that at their age, it was just awesome to see. The group carried their food and puried water along the way. An adult in the group injured a toe, and after persisting and traveling a little farther, he left the group. A young man on the trek twisted his ankle and could not continue as well. It was fun, but it was very demanding, said Mr. Mobley. Pictured above (from left) are Robert Connor, Trey Connor, Jon Mobley, Jonathan Mobley, Jordan Johnson, Brandon Jones and Stanley Johnson. Troop 150 is planning its summer camp in July at Camp Shands near Melrose, FL. Young men between the ages of 11 and 17 are welcome. Please call Mr. Mobley at (904) 228-2025 for more information. Community Hospice of North east Florida is encouraging Bak er County residents to complete their advance healthcare direc tives, an effort that coincides with April 16, 2012 as National Healthcare Decisions Day. Despite recent gains in public awareness of the medical need for advance care planning, stud ies indicate that most Americans have not documented their de cisions about their healthcare wishes in the event that they can not speak for themselves. Advance care planning is so much more than securing legal documents, said Susan PonderStansel, president and CEO of Community Hospice. Advance care planning is about thinking, talking and preparing so that health decisions are made in a manner that the individual de sires. It is very important that those discussions take place be fore a health crisis occurs. In Florida, advance directives can include any of three docu ments: written or oral, made when you are mentally competent, to in struct your doctor whether you do or do not want life-sustaining procedures if you become termi nally ill, have an end-stage condi tion or are in a persistent vegeta tive state. It spells out what you want done if you are dying or in an irreversible coma, and cannot communicate your wishes. one you designate in advance to make medical decisions on your behalf if you are unable to com municate your own wishes. If you do not do this, a proxy will be as signed to you according to Flori da Statute 764. allowing you to name a person to handle your legal and medi cal affairs if you become unable to do so for yourself. This person acts on your behalf according to the specific responsibilities and duties outlined in the document, which may be very broad or lim ited to certain specific acts. As part of this initiative, Com munity Hospice is partnering with WJCT Public Broadcasting to present Consider the Conver sation. The documentary sheds light on the 21st Century Ameri can struggle with communica tion and preparation at lifes end. Throughout the film, there are intimate accounts of the emo tional, spiritual, physical and so cial burdens associated with the historical shift that has occurred with dying. WJCT will air the program on Friday, April 13, at 9 pm, and on Thursday, April 19 at 8 pm. some plot problems; the original choosing of the tributes is not nearly intense enough and some things are not fully explained. Overall, however, it is a good telling of the story. Fans of the book should be pleased with only details to keep them griping. Lawrence is very good through out and once she tossed into the ring and the games begin, it is edge of the seat stuff. Peeta is not as fully rounded a character, but doesnt have to be. If you never read the book there are only a few places where you might be confused, such as when Katniss raises her hand in a three fingered salute. Beyond that it will keep you entertained. The Hunger Games is rated PG 13 for violence. I give it 3 out of 4 stars. By Alicia Lamborn Envir. Horticulture Agent Baker County Extension Service The Baker County master gar deners will host the 4th annual Spring Garden Festival on Sat urday, April 14 in the grassy field behind the Baker County Exten sion Office (Ag Center) located at 1025 W. Macclenny Ave (Hwy 90) in Macclenny. The festival will be open from 8 am to 2 pm with free admis sion. If your landscape needs a little sprucing up, we will have a wide variety of plants for sale includ ing annuals, perennials, house plants, patio plants, fruits, veg etable starts, ornamental shrubs, trees, and more. A number of plant vendors will be there with plant giveaways every half hour and a rain barrel raffle. Dont need any plants? Con sider coming out to visit one of our many educational garden ing exhibits and visit with the master gardeners. Well have ex hibits with free information on butterfly gardening (attracting the eye of a butterfly), container gardening (with fruits, veggies, herbs and flowers), prize-win ning plants (how to show plants at the fair), plus rain barrels and compost bins will be available for purchase. While youre here you can also tour the arboretum to learn about Floridas unique tree species and learn some key treeplanting tips from the county forester during the tree planting demonstration at 9 am. Games is good, with faults Annie at BCHS The sunll come out, tomor row . And when it does, youll be able to reserve seats for Annie the BCHS drama departments spring musical. It is one of the most popular musicals of all time and a great treat for all ages. BCHS dramas production runs the first two weekends in May, but reserved tickets have already gone on sale. Tickets in the first four rows can be reserved by calling the high school front office at 2596286. General admission tickets are on sale at the door. Avoid the rush and reserve today. Kerwin Bell, head football coach at Jacksonville University, will be the guest speaker at the YMCAs Playmaker Awards din ner on April 26. The dinner is being held to recognize and award volunteers in the community who best por tray the spirit of the YMCA. Nominees have exhibited exem plary performance in healthy liv ing, youth development and so cial responsibility. When Kerwin Bell took over as the head football coach at Jacksonville University, he be gan changing the culture in the program preaching that his teams would compete for cham pionships. After a rough 3-8 campaign his first season, Bell led the Dol phins on a Cinderella run to the schools first Pioneer Football League title in 2008 and a 9-4 record setting new marks for the most wins in program history and longest winning streak (7). For his efforts, Bell was named PFLs Coach of the Year and was a finalist for the Eddie Robinson Award to the top coach in the Football Championship Subdivi sion each season. JUs turnaround isnt a sur prise for those who have fol lowed Bells career. A standout at Mayo High School, he walked on at Florida and eventually became one of the top quarterbacks in the SEC and a Heisman Trophy con tender. He went on to play pro fessionally in the NFL and CFL, becoming an offensive coordina tor in the CFL before building a state powerhouse as the head coach at Trinity Catholic in Oc ala. The YMCA team is thrilled to bring Mr. Bell here as a dinner speaker. Tickets for the event are $25 and can be purchased at the YMCA in Macclenny. The event begins at 6:30 pm at the First Baptist Church of Macclennys fellowship hall. Proceeds from the event will support the YMCA scholarship fund. Garden Festival April 14th Lifes end planning suggested by hospice Titanium Roof & Hardware Co. 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ursday, April 12, 2012 T B C P Page 11 Page 10 APRIL 12, 2012 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 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 Visit our Southwest Campus-5040 C.R. 218 | Middleburg Ladies, join usApril 19-21at our Annual Womens Conference! ere will be speakers everyday as well as live professional music on Friday and Saturday!Speakers: Kim Wiggins, Gail McWilliams & Mercy LokulutuAlso including: Live Classical Ballet, Fashion Show, Friday Night A er Party, Lunch and Show, Girlfriends Boutique, Kids Connection ...and so much more! Doors open ursday & Friday: 5:30 pm & Saturday 8:00 amCurrent prices are $45 (until April 18) | Prices will go up soon, hurry and get yours today! Sunday Service Times:8:15 am and 10:45 am- e VerdictJoin us at our Sunday evening service at 6 pm Perry Roofing & Sheet Metal Inc.Commercial/Residential Roofing Contractor 16 Colors 662-5473 cell.Locally Owned & OperatedLicensed & Insured CC#1326882 Lifetime Architectural Shingles or 29 ga. Metal Roof $395000 Lifetime Architectural Shingles or 29 ga. Metal Roof $49500010% OffAny repairs or gutter work over $500 "Your Hometown Metal Expert" GUERRYFUNERAL HOME420 E. Macclenny Ave., Macclenny 904-259-2211 www.guerryfuneralhome.net 83 years of experience you can trust! J.D. Tyre, L.F.D 11 years Bill Guerry, L.F.D. 45 years Bryan Guerry, L.F.D. 27 years Edna Hobbs, 85, of Macclenny Edna Hobbs, 85, of Macclen ny died April 9, 2012. She was born in Frostproof, FL to the late Dan C. Willis and Ruth Ger trude Ward Willis on September 9, 1926. She was a life long resi dent of Bak er County. Edna was a loving mother and grandmoth er. She en joyed cro cheting and of all she enjoyed cooking for her family. She made each member of her family special dishes just for them at family events. Mrs. Hobbs took pride in teaching her children and grand children life lessons of honesty and sportsmanship through winning and losing of board games. She was a caregiver and took care of her family and late husband in sickness and in health. She was predeceased by her husband of 65 years Oscar Floyd Hobbs; daughter Kathy Robertson and six siblings. Survivors include sons Floyd Mitchell (Brita) Hobbs of Plains, GA and John (Charlotte) Hobbs of Glen St. Mary; son-in-law Al Robbie Robertson of Mac clenny; grandchildren Teresa (Gary) Manning, Bryan (Lily) Hobbs, Geri Hobbs, Lauren (Nick) Hicks, Courtney (James) Mann, Jennifer K. Harvey and Amanda L. Robertson; 11 greatgrandchildren. The funeral service will be held Thursday, April 12 at 11 am at Ferreira Funeral Services with Interment will follow in Wood lawn Cemetery in Macclenny. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, April 11 from 5-7 pm at the funeral home. Edna Hobbs Evelyn Ellis, 53, of Macclenny Evelyn Bennett Brown El lis, 53, of Macclenny died Fri day, March 30 at her residence following a brief ill ness. She was born in Taylor and resided in Baker County all her life. She was a homemaker and enjoyed fishing, camping and tell ing jokes. She was a member of Road to Calvary Church in Glen St. Mary. Mrs. Ellis was preceded in death by her parents Lemmie and Lottie Bell Trowell Bennett, son Jamie Ellis and siblings Al ice Marie Bennett and L.J. Ben nett. Survivors include daughters Susan (Gerald Davis) Brown of Taylor, Tina (Andrew) Vetter of Glen St. Mary and their father James Richard Brown of Taylor; brothers Bobbie Bennett Sr. and A. J. Bennett, both of Taylor; sisters Dorothy Finley, Beatrice Rewis, Kitty Blanks, all of Tay lor, Ruby Lauramore of Orange Park, Mary Turner of Branford, Ida Cordova and Kathy Waldo, both of Glen St. Mary; step-son Jimbo Ellis of Fitzgerald, GA; step-brother George Wilkinson dren and numerous step-grand children. The funeral service was held at 11 am Friday, April 6 at her church with Rev. Tommy An Rev. Cliff Barton Jr. Interment followed at Macedonia Ceme tery. Guerry Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. Evelyn Ellis George Rodgers, 84, of Jacksonville George B. Rodgers, 84, of Jacksonville died Tuesday, April 3, 2012 at his home in Keystone Heights. Mr. Rodgers was born in Sanderson to the late William Leroy and Nettie Lee Dowling Rodgers. He moved from Glen St. Mary in 1960 to Jacksonville. He was a member of the team sters union and a retired truck driver with Carolina Freight Company for over 30 years. Mr. Rodgers was preceded in death by his wife of 61 years Mrs. Shir ley Dugger Rodgers in 2011. Survivors include daughter Gail (Bill) Riddell of Amelia Island; son Billy (Betty) Rodg ers, Keystone Heights; brother Rev. James Gordon (Sherron) Rodgers of Glen St. Mary; sister Margie Lee Darnell of Palatka; grandchildren Alison (Scott) Everill, Will (Christina) Riddell, Rodgers, Rebekah Lynn Rodg ers, Michael Ninos and Tyler dren. The funeral service was held Saturday, April 7 at 12 pm at Macclenny Church of God with Interment followed at Wood lawn Cemetery. Guerry Funeral Home was in charge of arrange ments. ONeil Sharpe, 83, once pastored here Rev. Jacob ONeil Sharpe, 83, of Lexington, SC died April 4, 2012 at Heartland Nursing Home after a courageous battle with Alzheimers Disease for years. He spent most of his life up to this time in the ser vice of the Lord, pas toring Bap tist church es in South Carolina, Georgia and Flori da, includ ing First Baptist of Macclenny. He was a loving and caring husband, Daddy, Papa, son, brother and friend. He enjoyed talking about times in years gone by. He loved people, spent many hours praying for every one who came to mind, and was ready to go for anyone in need. He was predeceased by his par ents Haston and Alice Sharpe and sister Mary Sharpe. Rev. Sharpe graduated from Swansea High School and was valedictorian of his class, and the University of South Caro lina. He attended Louisville Baptist Seminary in Kentucky and took classes at the Lutheran Seminary in Columbia. He retired from full-time pastoring in 1993 but continued to pastor a mission church in Rolling Meadows Mobile Home Park for 17 years. He retired from Lexington school district years in 2009. Survivors include devoted wife of 60 years Joyce Sharpe; daughters Vickie (Vic) Hick man, Terri (Ed) Barton, Tami (Harold) Galloway; special ad ditions Kelly Alcorn and Ken neth (Robyn) Roberts son, Cory; six grandchildren; a brother, sisters and other relatives. The funeral service was held April 7 at Trinity Baptist Church, Cayce, SC with Rev. terment followed in Southland Memorial Gardens Cemetery in West Columbia. ONeil Sharpe Pamela Weber, 59, of Macclenny Pamela Ada Weber, 59, of Macclenny died April 6, 2012. She was born in Mankato, Min nesota to Ada Bur nett Har ris and the late Alfred Ray Har ris on No vember 15, 1952. She was pre deceased by sib lings Peggy Jean Har ris, Dennis Ralph Harris and Patsy Marie Flynn. Survivors include mother Ada Harris; brother Dean Har ris; sisters Paula K. Evers, Debra R. Harris and Carol Ann Griego; numerous nieces and nephews. The funeral service was held Wednesday April 11 at 11 am at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Ser vices chapel with Pastor Richard lowed at Mt. Herman Cemetery. Pamela Weber In loving memory of Emily H. Fernandez 5/14/2004 4/10/2009 and Logan M. Johnson 2/2/2009 4/9/2009 Love can never die. We thought of yall today, but that is nothing new. We thought of yall yester day and will tomorrow, too. Its hard to know what to say when theyre so young taken away. Far too soon they had to part. Theyre memories forever in our hearts, but the life they led made us smile. They are so beautiful and oh so rare. Life, as they say, just isnt fair. As we know Emily and Lo gan are watching from Heaven above and with each ray of sun shine theyre sending their love our way. MISSING OUR ANGELS, PA P A, GRANNY, MO M, SISTER BROTHER, UNCLE, AUNTS AND COUSINS The Sanderson Christian Re vival Center, located on CR 229 South, will hold a gospel sing Fri day, April 13 at 7:30 pm. Happy Birthday Earnest Grin 4/14/1953 8/31/2009 Gone but not forgotten. LOVE, YOUR FA M ILY Thanks so much We would like to thank all our friends and family in Baker County and surrounding areas for the support during Dannys illness and passing. Your words of encouragement, your prayers and many, many acts of kind ness will always be cherished. We could not go anywhere without someone mentioning that they were praying for us, or that their church was praying for us. Thanks also to the sheriffs department personnel for the professional and respectful way they conducted themselves while directing traffic and escorting our loved ones to the service and cemetery. Danny had a passion for the redevelopment of downtown Macclenny. We hope his passion is passed on to other business owners and we will see continued growth and success for our com munity. Gods ways are not always understood, but His daily abun dance of grace helps us through times like this. Continue to re member us as we adapt to this life without our dear Danny, Daddy and GranDaddy. Debbie Lamb, Beau, Tracy, Chloe and Molly Lamb Deborah Leigh, Jode & Miles Ballard Mantown Cemetery will hold its semi-annual meeting and grounds cleaning Saturday, April 14 beginning at 9 am. For more information call 904-705-3070 or 904-476-8907. In loving memory of Rashard Roly Poly Belford 8/1/1992 4/11/2011 Gone but not forgotten. You will always be in my heart even though you did depart. Its been a year, everyday I cry a tear. YOUR FA M ILY, AUNTIE EDDIE MAE AND BILLIE, TEDDY, MISSY, BLAKE, DONNELLE AND DIANNE PHOTOS BY JOEL ADDINGTON, DEBBIE PELH A M A ND COURTESY OF AMERIC A N ENTER P RISE BA NK Pictured clockwise from top left are Gracie Miller (left) and Randy Author on the Little Barrels of Fun train ride at Destiny People Worship Centers Egg-stravaganza celebration at the fairgrounds, David Little of Macclenny driving the train around the grassy eld on the northern end of the fair grounds, (from left) Sarah Bradley, Brandi Jenks, Sophia Chestnust, Destiny People Worship Centers Pastor Dave Ragan and (in the back) Trav Barton with supplies for gift bags distributed during the four-hour event; sisters Michelle (left) and Katie Johnson bow their heads in prayer at First Baptist Church of Glens event in Celebration Park, which included an Easter egg hunt and a telling of the real Jesus story by FBC of Glen Pastor Randy Williams; and Brandon Kazmierczak (left) and Jacob Gipson do battle on pedestals inside an inatable ring at the Egg-stravaganza event at the fair grounds. Pictured below at left are Jackson Hodges (left) and Gaige Davis collecting eggs at American Enterprise Bank in south Macclenny the morn ing of March 28. The event, which included the Easter egg hunt, games, hot dogs and snacks, was held in honor of Easter for Ms. Owens and Mrs. McCormicks Pre-K students. Shown below at right is 10-month-old Baylee Tippins, the daughter of Misty Tippins, during the egg hunt at Celebration Park on CR 125 S. in Glen. We publish obituaries & pictures FREE! Thank you $6.00 (for 50 words) Online C C Let people know whats going onpost your special event online bakercountypress.com bakercountypress.com Press Ad Deadline: Monday 5:00 PM www.bakercountypress.com PRESS CLASSIFIEDS ONLY $6.00 cash/check Deadline Monday at 5:00 THE BAKER COUN T Y PRESS COPIES Black & white/Full color T O M 110 South Fifth St. We want to know... WEDDINGS & BIRTHS 4 week deadline
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WHITE SEPTIC TANK SERVICES New systems & repairs Field dirt Top soil Bulldozer & backhoe work Culverts installed 275-2474 509-0930 cell 12/7tfc FILL DIRT Culverts installed Tim Johnson 259-2536 5/11tfc GATEWAY PEST CONTROL, INC. 259-3808 All types of pest control Call Eston, Shannon or Bill Ask about our re ant control 6/26tfc PERRY ROOFING AND SHEET METAL INC. Residential & Commercial Contractor Emergency Repairs Metal Roofs & Shingle Roofs Flat Roofs Gutters, Vinyl Siding Roof Maintenance & Inspections Free Estimates Cell 904-662-5473 CCC#1326882 3/15-4/26p BRUCE SCOTT TREE SERVICE Inexpensive tree work 15 years experience 904-838-3130 2/16-4/12p PRINTING & FAXING Black & 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 Street 259-3737 5/19tfc LAND CLEARING A little or a lot 259-2900 2/10tfc CHALKER BRANCH CONSTRUCTION, INC. Certied Building Contractor and Roofer 904-275-2514 904-298-4593 Greg and Julie Combs CBC1256393 CCC1329844 12/15-6/7p CANADAY CONSTRUCTION, INC./CANADAY TRUCKING Complete site and utilities contractor We sell dirt, slag and lime rock Asphalt millings now available Owner: Mitch Canaday 904-219-8094 904-275-3140 License No. CU-C057126 1/26-4/26p PEACOCK PAINTING, INC. Professional painting Pressure washing Interior Exterior Installing Stucco Stone Residential commercial Fully insured Locally owned 25 years experience 259-5877 2/10tfc KONNIES KLEAR POOLS In-ground and above ground pools Installation available 698-E West Macclenny Ave. (Aardvark Shopping Center) Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday 10:00 am-6:00 pm Saturday 10:00 am-2:00 pm Closed Wednesday and Sunday 259-5222 (CPC 053903) 4/21tfc FULL LINE OF WEDDING INVITATIONS & ACCESSORIES Shower and anniversary invitations The Ofce Mart 110 South 5th Street 259-3737 4/28tfc RONNIE SAPP WELL DRILLING Water treatment 904-259-6934 Licensed Florida and Georgia 11/19tfc ERIC RAULERSON CONSTRUCTION Drafting and permitting services available. New brick home with lifetime roofing starting at $55/SF 904-483-8742 904-259-3299 CRC1327878 1/14tfc JOHN WILLIAMS PLUMBING Drain Cleaning Sump pumps Water heaters New construction 904-259-4580 CFC056961 2/2-4/26p CYPRESS LAWN SERVICE Specializing in commercial and residential 476-0402 9/9tfc DEPENDABLE HEATING, AC AND ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR 259-6546 Elec. license # EC-0001471 AC license # CA-C057649 2/10tfc RICH LAURAMORE CONSTRUCTION, INC. Custom homes 259-4893 or 403-4781 cell RR License No. 282811470 11/19tfc CYPRESS HOME BUILDERS, INC. Custom new home construction of Log home and conventional homes Jody Paul Thrift 904-591-2640 2/10tfc Clearance sale, lowest prices on Live Oak Homes in state of Florida. Call 386-4180424. 13th Street Homes, Alachua, FL 4/5-26c Palm Harbor, 3 BR, 2 BA, $3000 down, $425/month. 904-783-4619. 4/12-19c 1999 Used 28x80 doublewide, 4 BR, 2 BA, delivery, set-up, A/C and skirting included Call 386-418-0435, only $37,995. 4/5-26c Tired of all the extras? Buy my 4 BR, 2 BA 2012 doublewide, delivery and set-up, A/C, skirting, 2 mini decks, well, septic tank, power pole, permits, only $60,995. Call 386-418-0435. 4/5-26c Never before titled, 3 BR, 2 BA. Will move and set up for free, only $375/month. 904783-4619. 4/12-19c Almost new, 16x80, 3 BR, 2 BA, only $250/month. 904-783-4619. 4/12-19c Class i fied ads and no tic es must be paid in advance, and be in our office no lat er than 4:00 pm the Monday preceding pub li ca tion, unless otherwise arranged in advance. Ads can be mailed provided they are accom panied by payment and instructions. They should be mailed to: Class i fied Ads, The Bak er County Press, P.O. Box 598, Mac clen ny, FL 32063. We can not assume responsibility for ac curacy of ads or notices given over the telephone. Li a bil i ty for errors in all advertis ing will be limited to the first publication only. If after that time, the ad continues to run without notification of error by the person or agen cy for whom it was pub lish ed, then that party as sumes full payment re spon sibility. The Baker County Press reserves the right to refuse advertising or any oth er mate ri al which in the opinion of the publisher does not meet standards of publication. Matching sofa, loveseat and chair, all re cline, wall-a-way, green earthtone cloth, $500. 259-3352 or 904-412-6456. 4/12p We install 6 seamless gutters. Pres sure washing. 259-7335. 8/11tfc 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 Craftsman riding lawn mowers for sale, call 904-408-0826. 4/12-19p Reclining cream colored leather sofa $125, love seat $75, coffee and 2 end tables $40. Call 904-397-0757. 4/12p Large sofa, light tan, imitation leather, 3 door opening required, 3 wide, 3 high, 7 long, $50, 259-6518. 4/12p 1999 Kawasaki 400, automatic, 4 wheel er, new battery, good tires, runs good, $1250 OBO. Call 904-653-1378 leave number. 4/12-26p Camille Beckman hand cream Root candles, unique gift items. Southern Charm 110 S. 5th Street. 259-4140. 4/28tfc 18" Poulan chain saw $50; Craftsman weedeater with attachments $50; Crafts man weedeater $35; weedeater gas blower $30; 5 disc Sony DVD player in the box $50; Craftsman 5 drawer toolbox on wheels $75; propane Coleman 2 burner stove, new in the box $25; Penn rod and reel $30; Husky tool box $10; airtools (grinder, drill, impact) $20 each; Acer lap top with charger $50. 904-424-8693 or 904-616-8850. 4/12p 2008 Harley Roadking with 23,000 miles and 2006 Keystone Cougar travel trailer. Sleeps up to 10 people. Both in Excellent condition. Asking payoff if interested called 610-5134 or 275-2571. 4/12p Ofce Supplies, printer and fax cartridg es, rubber stamps and much more. We specialize in hard to nd items. The Ofce Mart, 110 S. 5th Street. 259-3737. 4/28tfc New fragrances for home or ofce: mul berry, magnolia, apple spice and more at the Franklin Mercantile, RR crossing in Glen. 259-6040. 4/5-12c Landscaping mulch, buy direct, a little or a lot. 259-2900. 3/22tfc Dog tracking system, Icom tracking box with two Johnson tracking collars $400. 904-868-3248. 4/12p Couch, love seat chair and ottoman,three tables $250 from Rooms to Go $1200 new, beige and tan; dinette $60. 5050919. 4/12p Fender Passport 150 PA set, two stands, one Sure microphone, used two hours, $300. 904-505-0919. 4/12p Now taking bids on a 2002 18'6" Triton bass boat w/150HP Mercury and trolling motor; 2002 EZ-Load trailer; 2006 18' Monterey Bowrider w/inboard/outboard on 2006 Roki trailer. Call Beth Little at 6534453. 3/22tfc 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 1994 Cadillac Eldorado, touring coupe, pearl white, tan leather, moon roof, good paint and tires, $2950 OBO. 904-2353054. 4/5-12p Alcoholics anonymous meetings Mon day and Friday at 8 pm. Call Wanda 904994-7750. 209 Macclenny Ave. 3/1-12/27p Local fundraising specialist, 50% of all sales benet your organization. Fast, fun and easy way to raise money! Contact Barbara Belleville at 904-622-8200 or email@example.com. 4/5-12p I have one more opening to care for a child in my home. Please call (904) 3970120 or (904) 207-0455. 4/12-19p I am looking to purchase the Little Tike or Step 2 yard toys. Reasonable prices please call (904) 397-0120 or (904) 207-0455. 4/12-19p Steelbridge Road Hunt Club has mem bership available. Hunting, shing, camp ing, swimming, year round access, family atmosphere. Larry Bishop 259-4831 or Dan Hysler 289-7916. 4/12-19p Dogs: all types from puppies to adults. Animal Control, $65 adoption fees will ap ply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc Lostlittle green Quaker parrot, Shaves Bluff Road. If anyone has found her please call 653-2172. 4/12p Lost Alaskan Malamute, 6 months old, near Farley Burnsed Rd and Hwy 185. Has one blue and one green eye. Cash reward. 904-402-2262. 4/12p Notice to readers: The newspaper often publishes classied advertising on subjects like work-at-home, weight loss products, health products. 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 Baby sitter wanted several days a week. Before and after school care. Call 904521-7033. 4/12p Apartment maintenance person needed immediately. Experience preferred, must have great customer service, own tools and be reliable. A/C experience needed. Fax resumes to 904-266-1161 or apply in person 9 am 3 pm at Baldwin Village, 110 Higginbotham St., Baldwin, FL 32234 or call 904-266-9594. 4/12p Scaler/Shipping Coordinator needed for 2nd Shift. Must have working experience of scales and computers. We are an EEOC, drug free workplace. We offer 401K, health insurance, paid holidays and vacation. Ap ply at Gilman Building Products, CR 218 Maxville, FL or fax resume to 904-2897736. 4/12-26c Stylist needed for more information call Dennis at 904-210-7519. 4/12-19p Drivers: experienced tanker, great pay, regional/linehaul, no layoffs, full benets. CDL-A w/H&T, Dbls. Good MVR. Apply at: www.drive4sbi.com Paul: 800-826-3413. 4/12p Accepting applications for electrician. Must have valid drivers license and 5 years experience. Will do background check. Apply in person at Dependable Heating/AC and Electrical located at 203 East Macclenny Ave, Macclenny, FL. 1/5tfc PRN-Registered Nurse and Speech Pa thologist: Local homecare seeks RN and SLP available for weekdays. Please apply in person at 28 E. Macclenny Ave, Mac clenny, FL 32063. 3/15tfc 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 parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly ac cept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings adver tised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination, call HUD toll free at 1-800669-9777. The toll free telephone number for the impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 1-10 acres high and dry, sh pond, creek or river front, homes/mobile homes, setup. Owner financing. 912-843-8118 or 904-699-8637. www.landyes.net. 6/30tfc 3.46 acres, north Sanderson, set up for mobile home $42,000. Owner nancing. Call 904-813-1580. 2/10tfc FSBO3 BR, 2 BA, 14 X 80 singlewide on 2.66 fully landscaped acres with 25 x 30 detached block garage and 2 car carport off John Rowe Rd. in Macclenny, $74,900. 259-5149 or 904-894-6842. 4/5-12p 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home on acre, Deer wood Circle, $42,500. Owner nancing. Call 904-813-1580. 4/12tfc New Home 3 BR, 2 BA, in city limits, 1,958 SF total, 1447 SF living, nice two car garage with stucco/stone exterior, tile bath and shower with custom wood cabi nets, stainless steel appliances. Reduced to $140,000. 904-591-2640. 3/22tfc Two city lots (cleared), in Glen St. Mary. Two blocks north on Sherman Ave off US 90. Across from Westside Daycare and two blocks across from the high school. 904259-2685. 3/22-4/12p Charming 3 BR, 2 BA, 1700 SF home in the heart of Macclenny, eat in kitchen, walk-in pantry, separate dining room, and large living room. Beautiful hardwood oors and wood-burning replace give this house a cozy feel. Detached garage with a separate workshop. Outdoor deck and pool great for entertaining. A must see. Serious inquires only please. 904521-7033 For more info: http://youtu.be/ slCi3zSu8ME 4/12p 7 acres, prime property, cleared with large oak trees off Odis Yarborough Rd, $87,000, 259-5877. 2/9tfc 3 BR, 2 BA doublewide on 7 acres on Lex Jones Rd, Glen St. Mary, $200,000. Call 904-318-7520. 4/5-26p 2 BR, 1 BA house, $650/month. First, last, $300 security deposit. 259-2563. 4/12tfc 2 BR, 1 BA apartment, 12 mo. lease, $675/month, $600 security deposit, 351 N. Lowder St. 904-838-8584. 4/5tfc 1 acre lot for rent or sale, ready for your mobile home. Call 904-672-8272. 4/12p 4 BR, 2 BA, 32x80 doublewide on 5 acres off Mud Lake Road, lawn maintenance in cluded, $950/month $1250 deposit. Call 259-9066. 4/12tfc 3 BR, 1 BA house in city, $800/month. First, last, $300 security deposit. 2592563. 4/12tfc 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 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home on private lot close to Macclenny. $450/month. 904545-5485 or 904-476-8907. 4/12p Gorgeous 2 story house for rent in Mac clenny, 3000 SF, 6 BR, 4 BA, LR< FR, bonus room, large kitchen, great layout, recently constructed as a model home, no smoking, service animals only. Avail able now, accepting applications, $1600/ month. Call 904-233-0980. 4/12-19p Maxville, 3 BR, 2 BA on 1 acre, porch, utility shed, W/D hook-up, $550/month plus deposit 289-7784 or 904-591-1763. 4/12-19p 2 BR, 1 BA house in Sanderson, $600/ month, $600 deposit. Service animals only, 275-3136. 4/12-19p 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home located 2 miles over GA line on 121, $500/month 904629-1779. 4/12tfc 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home, A/C, no pets, $550/month plus deposit. 259-4801. 4/12p 2 BR, 2 BA on 1 acre, CH/A, $550/month, first, last and $300 deposit. 259-7335. 3/22tfc 2 BR, 1 BA small frame house in city with fenced yard. CH/A, $650/month, $650 de posit. 904-248-8549. 4/5-19p Mobile Homes, 2 and 3 BR, A/C, service animals only. $500-575 plus deposit. 904860-4604. 9/1tfc 2 BR, 1 BA apartment end unit, CH/A, W/D hook-up, ceramic tile in common areas, $545/month plus security deposit, military and senior discount. Located at S. 7th St and W. Minnesota Ave. 904-703-6306. 4/5-12p 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home, CH/A, $600/ month, $500 deposit 923-2191. 3/29-4/26p 2 BR and 3 BR mobile home in Sanderson 275-2136. 4/12p 900 SF office space with bathroom; 7500 SF warehouse space with dock with the potential of an additional 7500 SF ware house space. Also, separate refurbished block building with bathroom good for of fice. Available access to four acres of land for parking. 259-5327 or 904-545-1944. 3/29-4/19p Professional office space for lease. Prime location on Hwy 121 Call 259-9022 for details. 11/3tfc Smokey Mountain cabin sleeps 6, near trout stream, near Cherokee, Gatlinburg, Pigeon Forge and Dollywood. $350/week. 386-752-0013. 2/23-4/26p For sale or lease, 1900 SF commercial building, lots of parking space, 1 block from City Hall, hospital and courthouse. Call 259-6546 or 219-2842. 1/5tfc Clean completely remodeled, 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home, set-up in mobile home park, CH/A, $5000. Good rental investment. Charlotte 904-509-1781. 4/12-19p Monster Mansion, huge 5 BR, 3 BA, 2012, very upgraded, $69,900. Includes set-up and delivery. 259-4663. 4/12-5/3c 28x64, 2x6 exterior walls, 2x4 interior walls, 5 crown, set-up, delivery, steps, skirt, A/C. Was $60,000, now $55,000 with furniture. Call Ken 386-754-0198. 4/12c New 2012, no extras needed, 1248 sf home, 3 BR, 2 BA, includes all these ex tras: delivery and set-up, new A/C in stalled, vinyl skirting, well and septic tank, power pole, permits (no impact fee) and 2 mini decks, only $55,745. Call 386-4180424. 13th Street Homes, Alachua, FL. 4/5-26c Used doublewide, 2000 SF, 4 BR, 2 BA, $17,900, includes set-up and delivery. 259-4663. Wayne Frier Macclenny Fac tory Outlet. 4/12-5/3c New doublewide, 3 BR, 2 BA, set-up, de livery, steps, skirt, A/C, was $45,000, now $40,000 with furniture. Call Ken 386-7540198. 4/12c New 2012 doublewide $32,995, 3 BR, 2 BA, delivery and set-up. Call 386-4180424. 4/5-26c No money down, use your land. 3 BR$299/month, 4 BR-$499/month, 5 BR$599/month. 259-4663. 4/12-5/3c Used 14x52 singlewide, nice 2 BR, 1 BA, set-up, delivery, steps, skirt, only $13,900. Call Randy 386-754-8844. 4/12c Used singlewide only $5500, will deliver free. 904-783-4619. 4/12-19c Foreclosure, like new, 3 BR, 2 BA on 1.78 acre, small sh pond, beautiful, $69,900. 259-4663. 4/12-5/3c Used doublewide, 3 BR, 2 BA, wood kitch en oors, new carpet, remodeled, must see, only $30,000, delivery, set-up, steps, skirt. Call Randy 386-754-8844. 4/12c New 2012, super big 1792 SF doublewide, 4 BR, 2 BA, delivery, set-up, A/C and skirt ing included. Save $10,000 only $59,995. Call 386-418-0435. 4/5-26c 32x80 Palm Harbor 4 BR, 2 BA $2000 down, $450/month. 904-783-4619. 4/12-19c New 2011, 3 BR, 2 BA, built for elderly cou ple, reduced $10,000 for quick sale. Call Mike 386-754-0127. 4/12c We buy used mobile homes any condition, cash money. Call 386-418-0435 ask for Bruce. 4/5-26c Limited time, select models, $1000 over invoice, furniture included, 4 lot models must go. Call Mike 386-754-0127. 4/12c Used singlewides starting at $8999, de livery and set-up. Call 386-418-0424. 4/5-26c FOR SALE AUTOMOBILES MISCELLANEOUS ANIMALS LOST HUNT CLUB HELP WANTED FOR RENT YARD SALES Friday 8:00 am 4:00 pm 1325 Copper Bluff Court, antique dining room set, stainless steel grill, tools, new wedding dress other furniture and misc. Friday 8:00 am ? 7349 W. Madison Street in Glen. Big yard sale. Friday 8:00 am ? 7544 Mount Vernon West. Friday 8:00 am 12:00 pm 6517 Jim Starling Road off Mud Lake. An tiques/Secretary, Columbia Grafanola, parlor chairs, camel back trunk, ce dar chest, two coffee grinders, pitcher pump, sickle bar grinder, collectibles, Roseville, Mccoy, Fenton, Spode, quilts and comforters, lots of glassware and plenty of misc. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am 1:00 pm 5218 Hemlock Street, Macclenny II, electronics, video games, toys, DVDs, CDs, clothes, housewares, jewelry, books, and tools., multi-family. No early birds! Friday and Saturday 8:00 am 5:00 pm ,13527 E. Tallpine Rd. From Hwy 90 take Lowder St North 3 miles to South Tallpine Rd, tun right to East Tall pine Rd, turn right, 6th house on right. Tools, toys, clothes, houseware, single bed, mini fridge, Dodge van, go kart, electronics, kitchenware, DVDs, food, Mustang car parts, etc. We are moving in the next year and are liquidating any un-needed items. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am 2:00 pm ,7788 Klein Road in Glen. Inside sale, rain or shine. Lots of everything. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am 1:00 pm 4504 Birch Street, Macclenny. Boys clothes and misc. Friday and Saturday 9:00 am 2:00 pm 7283 Madison Ave, Glen. Down sizing, must sell furniture, tools, collectibles, childrens clothing and toys Saturday only 8:00 am ? Two sales, 14441 and 8173 Hunters Ridge off Odis Yarborough Rd. Baby and toddler blowout sale, girl clothes, carseat, bedding, toys and more. Saturday only 8:00 am ? 6147 W. Thomas Circle, Macclenny off River Circle. Lots of stuff, cheap prices. Saturday only 8:00 am ? 9306 Aspen Road. Multi-family, too much to list. Saturday only 8:00 am 2:00 pm Deereld Circle off 228 S, Blackbottom. Huge community sale. Saturday only 8:00 am ? 10620 Suzanne Drive off Christie Court. Baby clothes, cradle, ofce desk, misc items and lots more. Saturday only 8:00 am ? 748 N. 5th Street. Furniture, 2 dinette sets, bunk beds, frost-free refrigerator, tent, lamps, scrubs, TVs, clothes, DS and DSI, lots of baby items and treadmill. Saturday only 8:00 am ? 229 S. 4th Street, Macclenny. Household furni ture, clothes, tools and more. Saturday only 8:00 am ? 11536 Confederate Lane in Hills of Glen for Christian Fellowship Temples mission team. Saturday only 9:00 am 3:00 pm 8329 Cypress Street, Sanderson. Estate sale. 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 Commercial building with over 3600 SF of space located on west us 90 presently rented. 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Page 15 APRIL 12, 2012 Page 14 APRIL 12, 2012 While other BCHS students were at the beach or sleeping late during spring break, the BCHS baseball team went 2-1 in the Fernandina Beach Diamond Classic April 4-7. The tourna ment consisted of teams from around the state and the country. The Cats lost 7-5 to Mamaronek, NY in eight in nings. Brad Stone started and went five innings and only gave up one earned run. Jacob Milton threw two innings and Chris Waddell took the loss in the eighth inning. We didnt play well defensively, said Coach Fred Matricardi. They had two earned runs out of the seven they scored. We have to make routine plays if we want to advance come district time. Offensively, Hunter Bell had a double and a triple and Aus tin Rowe added two hits to lead the offense. On Friday, April 6, BCHS beat Hilliard 4-0 behind good pitching from Dillon Jones (6.1 innings) and Jacob Mil ton (2/3 in ning). Offensively, Chris Waddell, Jonathon Lam bright and Kyle Horne each added two hits apiece. The next day the Cats best ed Harmony High 7-1. Chris Waddell threw six innings of three-hit ball and Hunter Hanks pitched the seventh in relief. The Cats controlled the game early, scoring five runs in the first inning. Lambright had three hits and Jared Crews added a two-run single. We only gave up 3 earned runs in 3 games. Our pitchers did a great job. We executed at the plate and ran the bases really well, said Matricardi. Our guys are starting to put it all together. They have started buying in to the process of what it takes to be a good team. We hope to peak at the right time and we as coaches can see it starting to come togeth er. The Cats are 14-6 this season. They travel to Fleming Island Thursday, April 12 at 4 pm and to Palatka on Friday for a 4 pm game. SCHOOL ACTIVITIES April 12 BCHS: FCAT Math Retakes (Computer). Softball Sr. Night (H), 6-8 pm WES: Good Morning Show Club Mtg., 8 am April 13 District-wide: Report Cards, GED Graduation, Baker County Mid dle School Auditorium, 7:30 pm. BCHS: FCAT Jam 7th Period, Football Players & Cheerlead ers to Macclenny Elementary Pep Rally, 2 pm, Majorette Try outs, Gym, 35 pm. Softball at Baldwin, 6 9 pm, Baseball at Palatka, 7 pm WES: First Grade Field Day MES: FCAT Pep Rally, 2:20 2:50 pm April 14 BCMS: Schoolwide FCAT Read ing Blitz, 8:30 am 12:00 pm April 16 District-wide: School Board Meeting, Pine Level Church, Baxter, 6:30 pm Florida Com prehensive Achievement Test (FCAT) BCHS: FCAT Reading (Computer) 10th Grade, FCAT Reading (Paper) 9th Grade, Vol leyball Open, Gym, 2:30 pm, Baseball vs. Columbia (H), 6:30 pm BCMS: Cheerleaders, Gym, 6 8 pm April 17 YOU MADE NEWS We Saw YouPhotographs (even unprinted photos) are available online for you to see and purchase We have the professional photos that featured you in this newspaper. These photographs are now available to you through easy online purchase! Even photos that were not printed but were a part of a news story are available. Ordering your photos online is fast and easy! www.bakercountypress.com Click HERE to see & buy photos in the newspaperNEWSPAPER PHOTOGRAPHS AVAILABLE! THE BAKER COUNTY PRESSThis button on the top right-hand side of our website links YOU to all of our PICTURES The Hardy and Carrie Hogan Rhoden family reunion will be Saturday, April 28, 2012 from 11:30 am 2:30 pm at Heritage Park in Macclenny. Call 904266-4064 for more information. spoiledrottenpartyrentals.comWe specialize in all your party needs!In atable bouncers, slides & combos Cotton candy, snow cone & popcorn machines Tents, tables, chairs & more! 813-2474Owners: Jay & Kristen Dyal NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGNotice is hereby given that the proposed ordinances, whose title hereina er appears, will be presented in a public hearing to the Baker County Board of County Commissioners for possible adoption on Monday, April 16, 2012 at 6:00 PM or as soon therea er as possible, at the Baker County Administration Building, 55 North ird Street, Macclenny, Florida. Copies of said ordinances may be inspected by any member of the public in the Commissioner o ce address stated above. On the above mentioned date, all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed ordinances which are titled as follows: ORDINANCE 2012AN ORDINANCE BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 91-1, AS AMENDED, REGARDING THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP OF THE ADOPTED COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, WITH RESPECT TO A PARCEL OF LAND, BEING APPROXIMATELY 1.18 ACRES IN SIZE, RELATING TO SMALL SCALE DEVELOPMENT AMENDMENT PROCEDURES ESTABLISHED IN SECTIONS 163.3161 THROUGH 163.3215, FLORIDA STATUTES, PURSUANT TO AN APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY DENNIS G. COLLINS AS AGENT FOR NANCY S. HARMON PROVIDING FOR A CHANGE IN LAND USE CLASSIFICATION FROM COMMERCIAL LAND USE TO RESIDENTIAL VERY LOW DENSITY; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CODIFIER AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE.ORDINANCE 2012AN ORDINANCE BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, REZONING 1.18 ACRES OF REAL PROPERTY OWNED BY NANCY S. HARMON, FROM COMMERCIAL GENERAL TO RESIDENTIAL (RCMH 1); PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CODIFIER, AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Persons interested in commenting on the proposed changes may appear and shall be given an opportunity to speak at the public hearing or may send written comments to: Baker County Planning Department, 360 E Shuey Street, Macclenny, Florida, 32063. Copies of the ordinance are available for public inspection at the Baker County Planning Department. For additional information, please call (904) 259-3354.NOTE: Pursuant to Section 286.0105, Florida Statues, if any member of the public desires to appeal any decision made at this public hearing, he/she will need a record of the proceedings and for that purpose may need to ensure that he/she transcribe a verbatim record of the proceedings, which record would include 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) 2593613 at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing. G. COLLINS AS AGENT FOR e subject property is located east of SR 121 South in the Gadsden Heights Subdivision Sample sizes3.33 x 2.5: 1 picture w/Discount $27.50 1 picture w/Discount $41.25 up to 2 pictures w/Discount $49.50 up to 3 pictures w/Discount $82.50 up to 3 pictures w/Discount $66.00 Discount price before April 27 Deadline May 18 Parts And Service Since 1940 2525 W. Beaver Street | 904.388.1488 | Jax. 1.800.262.1820 All types of trucks, trailers, semis, buses, mobile homes Alignments, front or all wheel Springs rebuilding & new Preventive maintenance Suspension repairs Clutches Brakes U-Bolts made Air Conditioning D.O.T. Inspections Walking Beams re-bushed NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGNotice is hereby given that the proposed ordinance, whose title hereinaer appears, will be presented in a public hearing to the Baker County Board of County Commissioners for adoption on Tuesday, May 1, 2012 at 6:00 PM or as soon thereaer as possible, at the Baker County Administration Building, 55 North ird Street, Macclenny, Florida. Copies of said ordinance may be inspected by any member of the public in the Commissioner oce, at 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 2012 _____ AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, ACCEPTING AND GRANTING THE APPLICATION OF FBSA 2, LLC FOR THE ABANDONMENT OF A DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONAL IMPACT (DRI); REPEALING RESOLUTION 2008-15 (ADOPTING AND ENTERING A DEVELOPMENT AGREEMENT AND THE CEDAR CREEK DEVELOPMENT ORDER); REPEALING ORDINANCE 2008-24 (ADOPTING A LARGE SCALE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN AMENDMENT AND LAND USE PLAN AMENDMENT); ABANDONING THE CEDAR CREEK DEVELOPMENT OF REGIONAL IMPACT; PROVIDING FINDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR THE REPEAL OF INCONSISTENT ORDINANCES; PROVIDING DIRECTION TO THE CODIFIER AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Wall Ray To wed April 14th Charles and Vickie Wall of Jacksonville, along with Steven and Robin Ray of Glen St. Mary, are pleased to announce the up coming marriage of their children Lauren Ashley Wall and Matthew Steven Ray. The vows will take place April 14, 2012 at 4 pm at Lake Shore United Methodist Church in Jacksonville. Following a Caribbean cruise, the couple will reside in Macclen ny. Watts Jackson To wed April 14th Lillie Jackson of Macclenny is pleased to announce the marriage of daughter Janet Yvette Watts to Willie James Jackson Jr. Janet is the daughter of Lillie Jackson of Macclenny and the late Stephen Watts. Willie is the son of Diane Ross of Live Oak and the late Willie Jackson Sr. The wedding will take place April 14, 2012 at 4 pm at the Bak er County Ag Center. Following a honeymoon in Destin Beach, the couple will re side in Macclenny. Ruby Jolene Hunter Daughter arrives Brian and Sara Hunter of Macclenny are pleased to an nounce the arrival of daughter Ruby Jolene on March 15, 2012 at Baptist South. Ruby weighed 7 lbs., 3 oz and measured 21 inches long. Grandparents include Rick and Debbie Hunter, Gordon and Cathy Richardson, all of Sand erson, and Perry and Elizabeth Gray. Great-grandparents are Richard and Patsy Hunter, Doyle and the late Betty Sapp and Dor othy Harveley. Staiton Rhett Yarborough Brother is born Jace Hampton Yarborough of Macclenny is pleased to an nounce the arrival of brother Staiton Rhett on March 16, 2012 at Orange Park Medical Center. Staiton weighed 7 lbs., 12 oz and measured 21 inches long. Proud parents are Riley and Jessee Yarborough. Grandpar ents include Shannon Haines of Macclenny, Kenny and Sandy Hires of Glen St. Mary and Glenn and Teresa Yarborough of Mac clenny. PHOTOS BY JUD JOHNSON Wildcat lifters (clockwise from top left) are Hunter Sullivan, Blake Mills and Josh Smallwood. Kendrick Singleton is pictured at bottom left. Twelve Wildcat weightlifters qualified for spots in the selec tion process for the state tourna ment during the final sectional meet for the 1A section April 5 at BCHS. Matanzas, Eastside, Palat ka, Pedro Menendez, Keystone, Santa Fe, Bradford, Union, Fort White, Oak Hall and Baker County competed for slots in the state tournament. Lifters who placed in the top four qualified for a chance to go to state. Coach Scott McDonald ex plained the way that lifters were chosen for the tournament: The first place finisher gets the au tomatic bid to the state meet. The other lifters placing in the top four have their totals put in a pool with the other sections around the state to see if they are one of the top ten totals left in their weight class from around the state to get a bid to the state meet. Hopefully we will get that list by the end of the day today. I am looking for us to send 9 or 10 to the state meet. Dalton Jackson placed third in the 129-pound weight class. Bri an Goldsmith was second place in the 139 class. In the 154 class, Dalton Dyal placed third. Darius Green won the 169 class with Rickie Tharpe in sec ond place. Hunter Sullivan won the 183 class and Talmadge Turner was second. In the 199 class, Kendrick Sin gleton placed second and Josh Smallwood was fourth place. Jeremy Wannamaker won the 219 class and Terry Givens was first place in the 238 class. Blake Mills won the heavyweight clas sification. Dozen Cat liers may go to state BOB GERARD | SPORTS High school skippers and bathroom smokers sweat profusely at the name John Staples. Middle school trouble makers feel the same way about in-school detention boss Austin Pride. But now the BCHS assistant principal and BCMS teacher can add the title The Men Fish Fear Staples, Pride, Todd Hunt and Allen Markley hauled in the top red fish in the Florida Times-Union Redfish Roundup the first weekend in April. The fish had 23 spots, giving the Baker County anglers first place and a $7200 check. It was a nasty day for fishing, with cool temperatures and light rain turning to thunderstorms, and 283 entrees sought the right place to fish to bring in a winner. Pride, who has his own inshore charter business and runs the inschool detention at BCMS, was the boats captain. The storms had driv en much of the competition back to shore and with more bad weather rolling in by the minute the local team decided to call it a day as well. But they held on for a few more minutes and it paid off as they hooked the fish that gave them the title and the winnings. We decided to pack up and go weigh in. We caught that fish in the last 10 minutes before we came in, Pride told the Times-Union We would have been bringing in one with five spots. But we got lucky when we caught that last one. Staples agrees. Austin does a great job. Lightning was popping all around us and Austin cast one last time and pulled it in. It had so many spots we werent even sure it was a red fish. It wasnt the biggest fish of the tournament, but it had the most spots and with redfish, thats what counts. The anglers didnt think that their catch would hold up since they weighed in early in the day, but the other boats didnt come close, with the second place fish having just 12 spots. It was the first attempt for the Baker County team, and beginners luck certainly paid off. Staples quipped that if it continued maybe hed turn in his notice and get an Outdoor Network fishing show. Thats bad news for the fish, good news for the school skippers. BOB GERARD | SPORTS Former Wildcat quarterback Thomas Sirk took a big step when he decided to leave BCHS early and enroll at Duke University. The Blue Devils top recruit at quarterback had finished all his high school class work and thought the extra time spent learning Coach David Cutliffes sys tem would pay off in the long run. He attended class es, studied film along side future NFL Hall of Famer Peyton Man ning, who was rehab bing his neck injury in Durham, and soaked up every scrap of information he could. It paid off March 31 when Sirk threw for a pair of touchdowns and caught another in the annual Blue Devil spring football game. Sirk is one of five quarterbacks on Cutliffes roster, and though he is far down the depth chart he showed a lot of potential as he helped lead the White team to a 38-24 victo ry over the Blue squad. Sirk played much of the second and third quarters and threw touchdown passes of 15 and 28 yards. He also took to the field at tight end and wide receiver and caught a 4-yard touchdown toss. Sirk finished his ro tation completing 11 of 13 passes for 90 yards and two scores. He was 3 for 21 rushing the ball. Thomas Sirk PHOTOS BY JUD JOHNSON Chris Waddell (above) throws a runner out. Mikal Flores (right) makes a catch at rst. Registration for the May GED test will be held at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, April 24 at the Baker County school districts career and adult education building at 523 West Minnesota Avenue in Macclenny. Registration will be limited to minimum of two hours for GED registration. The testing fee of $70; a valid picture ID and Social Security card are required at reg istration. Discounted testing fees are available for Baker County adult education students who are cur rently enrolled in the GED prepa ration program with a minimum of 12 hours class time. The test will be given May 14, 15 and 16. The next scheduled test will be in August. For more infor mation about GED registration, contact Wanda Conner at 2590403. OUT OF COUNTY SUBSCRIBERS Fed up with your copy of The Press arriving late, or not at all? We have a cost-effective solution to your problem. 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Page 16 T B C P ursday, April 12, 2012 IntroducingDr. Hisham HanaiatDopson Family Medical Center Dr. Hisham Hanai Dr. Hisham Hanai is American Board of Dr. Hanai will begin his family practice in Baker County March 26 at the Dopson Family Medical Center located next to Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital.Now accepting new patients~Call 259-7815to schedule an appointment. Dopson Family Medical Center159 North 3rd Street | MacclennyBcmedsvcs.com Insurance Accepted:All Florida PPO AvMed BC/BS of Florida PPO & PPC Cigna CCN Network Healthcare Compare Health Options Southcare Network Medicare Vantage Healthplan Tricare Standard