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COVERING BAKER COUNTY SIN CE 1929The countys most professional and extensive source for news, classied, display and real estate listings JOEL ADDINGTON N EWS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgA power struggle is underway inside the Republican Partime in at least three decades there will be contested party precinct representatives on the ballot and two local men are squaring off for the post of state committeeman. County manager and incumbent state committeeman C.J. Thompson is running against challenger Danny Norton, a retired trucking company owner who says in recent years hes had more time to become an active member of the local party. I want to see the Republican Party grow and this is a good op portunity to help the party grow, said Mr. Norton, 53, of Macclenny. Im retired. I have the time to do it, and I think I could do a good job. Under the bylaws of the Republican Party of Florida [RPOF], each county party can select one state committeeman and one state committeeman woman. Their jobs are to serve as liaisons between the county-level Republican committee and the state-level committee, which partys governing board. State committee members also serve as at-large members of the county partys governing board and they elect the chair man of the Congressional District Committee, which votes on the state board. Over the past four years I have worked hard to establish relationships with our state ship and other county leaders from around the state, said Mr. Thompson, 30, also of Macclenny. Now it is time to leverage these relationships as we continue to move our party, our state and our county for ward. In addition to deciding who JOEL ADDINGTON N EWS EDITOR email@example.comA drunk driver involved in an accident that killed one passenger and left another in a wheelchair was sentenced to 10 years in prison last week during an emotional hearing at the court house. David Kia Starling, 23, of Macclenny will receive 312 days credit on his sentence for DUI man slaughter, which was ordered by Judge Phyllis Rosier on June 26. offender probation following his release and his drivers li cense was permanently revoked as well. Mr. Starling was at the wheel of a pick-up truck speeding down Arnold Rhoden Road the evening of October 5, 2010 when he lost control and The suspects blood alcohol level, measured after the wreck, was .12 and above the .08 level the state considers intoxicated. A number of open and closed beers were found at the scene by authorities among the trucks other contents. Mr. Starlings two passengers, Cyndle Ireland and Sierra Williams, were ejected from the truck. Ms. Ireland died at the scene while Ms. Williams was seriously injured. Last week Ms. Williams and bakercountypress.comVisit our website and vote each week in our online poll. ONLINE POLL RESULTSWould you support a half-cent gas tax to fund a county road paving program?68.8% No 26% Yes 6.3% Undecided Home destroyed, re marshals oce called in to investigate See page 4Pre-July 4th Independence Day celebration held at city park See page 6Shotgun stolen from passing vehicle by armed menPage 9 I dont believe Im a victim. I believe accomplice would be a better word. We are all three to blame and I know that all three of us have gotten punished in dierent ways. Sierra WilliamsInjured in DUI accidentS ee page 2 S ee page 2 C.J. Thompson JOEL ADDINGTON | N EWS E DITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgRay Whittle of J.B. Hines Road in Macclenny stood with neighbors the morning of June 28 looking at a roughly five-foot gap in their road where a culvert used to be. Rushing water from Tropical Storm Debby washed several feet of the roads surface away, Mr. Whittle said, and eventually pushed the culvert pipe into a wooded area nearby. The rain started Saturday afternoon and kept coming for the next three days. Power was lost on Sunday and the culvert disappeared on Monday. Stranded at home with no power, Mr. Whittle lost two refrigerators worth of food despite having a generator on standby. Were usually not without power for that long, so I didnt have a lot of gas. I siphoned gasoline from the lawn mower just to keep it going as long as I could, explained Mr. Whittle. By Thursday, a crew from the county road department, with help from local contractor Chris Rhoden, built J.B. Hines Road back up enough to get heavy equipment to the washed out culvert, a few hundred yards from the nearest passable road, before workers reburied the culvert pipe. The previous day, Wednesday, the rain ceased and residents led Florida Power & Light personnel through the woods off Woodlawn Road to gain access to a broken power line. The same day, county road crews sprang into action trying to undue, as best they could, the damage done during Tropical Storm Debby.Debby cleanup underway PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON Residents of J.B. Hines Road watch the morning of June 28 as road department workers rebury a culvert washed away by Tropical Storm Debby.S ee page 5 David Starling 10 years for DUI fatality Struggle for the helm of local GOP Danny Norton
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. CONT AC T 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.comCOMMEN TT B C PPage3JULY 5, 2012 Page 2 T B C P ursday, July 5, 2012Okay. Lets admit it. Every house has its own personal time capsule. No, Im not talking about something that you bury in the back yard with pictures and newspapers and 8 track tapes and stuff like that. That takes effort and planning. Im talking about an unintentional time capsule. Im talking of course, about the junk drawer. We all have them. Even those houses featured in House Beautiful or Town and Country or Architectural Digest have them. You cant escape it. We cant be perfectly clean and orga nized all the time. Thats called obsession and there are medications to treat it. Theres always stuff scattered around that we dont know what to do with so in a pinch we sweep it away into the junk drawer. I have three of them. In fact, as I am sitting here, you could probably consider my This weekend, my wife was away in New York City celebrating her buddy, Fay Sinclairs birthday. Kelley, who knows the big city like the back of her hand, was actThe kids were all gone. Sara Beth and Spencer were spearheading BCHS drama camp and Dylan had a concert with his band at the Murray Hill Theatre so I was home alone. So, I got in one of my rare cleaning nals of the Euro 2012 soccer tournament were sharing the airwaves with the Olympic Trials, I needed to be close to the television. So that left the kitchen cabinets and theme music please dum, dum, dum the junk drawer(s). Theyve needed it for years and peri odically we skim off the top layer of things that have collected there over the last six months. But I dont remember the last time weve ventured all the way to the bottom. Its like an architectural dig into the lay ers of time. I felt like Heinrich Schliemann excavating the ruins of Troy. There was no telling what priceless relics I was going to unearth. It had to be done. The drawer was getting too heavy to open and close easily. of napkins, a spilled container of toothpicks, seven dead batteries of various sizes, gift cards with no value, loose change, half a dollar bill, a bill I should have paid in April, a post it note with three phone numbers, none of which ring a bell, four sors, and at least, I repeat, at least thirty pens and pencils of various types. I can never find a fingernail clipper scissors and if I have to write something down I have to search for a pen that works. Yet here they all are within reach in the junk drawer. But the odd part is that this is the place ing and hide out beneath the napkins, gift cards and post it notes until Im gone and then say, Whew, that was a close one. me a clue that I was entering the second strata of junk. You see, these were not or sized with pink sparkles. They were kid clippers. All three of my kids are in their 20s now and dont use kid clippers. My suspicion deepened when I encountered other items. A red Power Ranger action figure. When my boys were 6 and 8 respectively, he was the most prized of the Power Rangers. A Barney the Dinosaur card. Oh, how many times have I heard my children sing, I love you, you love me Spencer was so taken with Barney that he once painted himself purple to be like his hero. A pog. Remember them? In the 90s trading the round discs was a fanatical elementary school kid obsession to the point where many schools including if Im not mistaken, Westside Elementary, banned them from school grounds. A boot shaped cup from the Dixie Stampede. To this day, if you ask my daughter Sara Beth about her favorite summer trip it was with her Aunt June to Dixie Stampede, the Wild West show dinner attraction in Pigeon Forge. A ticket stub from Disney on Ice. Oh, yes. I had no idea that the blue genie from Aladdin could do a double axel. But I do now. We saw Aladdin, Rugrats, and I believe Duck Tails on Ice in our day. Of course there was plenty of junk, like pen tops, rubber bands and plastic spoons. But those things werent junk. They were history. They didnt get tossed in the trash. one of the half dozen or more plastic tubs that represent our life as a family. One of these days Ill go through them but not to throw things away, just to pleasantly relive the past for a while. Our Facebook page continued this week to serve as a bulletin board for storm-related information, but we also received comments regarding this weeks online poll (see front page for results) re garding support for a hypothetical halfcent gasoline tax to help fund the county road paving program. Today, the countys paving program is supported largely by two grant programs for small counties and existing gas taxes, but the county paves only a few miles each year and there are hundreds of miles of unpaved roads in the county. Heres a look at some of the comments we received:Stormi Clouse: Would this tax do any good for those of us that live on a private road that the county commissioner refuses to have any thing to do with?! Matthew Logan Wright: Instead of charging people who already pay enough in taxes and to the capitalistic gas companies, you should attempt to get an oering from the gas companies directly. Colleen Scharphorn Harvey: By the sound of it, some of the newer paved roads didnt hold up so well anyhow. Take Cow Pen for exam ple. Paved less than 6 months and washed away. Its a great idea if the roads would hold up. God help us if a hurricane came through. Gary Bass: I hope they have contacted the governor and re quested FEMA assistance. That is COUNTRY FEDERALCREDIT UNION RATES AS LOW AS 1.75%APR It's a great time to BUY new or REFINANCE your auto loan to lower your payment and get a $50 gas card too!*With approved credit. See a customer service representative to sign up today! www.countryfcu.com GAS CARDFREE$ 50 Facebook fansWhat you had to say ...LETTER TO THE EDITOR the appropriate procedure. The gov ernor has to declare Baker County a disaster area and then he calls the feds for money. Andrew L. Harrell: What percentage/dollar amount of our county road departments annual budget is already used specically for continuously grading unpaved roads in the county? What percent age of the road departments budget is already funded by our local taxes/fees? Joshua Forth: Forgot it, heck no on the half-cent gas tax! Marc Knapp: Here is my reply to this ... Never let a serious crisis go to waste, [a quote from] Rahm Emmanuel.Perhaps inspired by this weeks poll question, Mr. Bass wanted to asked our Facebook friends about their support for a potential half-cent sales tax to fund a public water and sewer system countywide. Heres what they had to say ... Breener Repovich: Uhhh ... No. Adam MainMan Carey: Its always. Will you support a tax for this or that? And then that tax never goes away once said reason for tax is paid for. Look at [the] taxes we are paying for still for the civil war! Jack Presnell: I would go higher than that if it was for the entire county and not just for Mcclenny. Jamie Webb: Has anyone estimated the cost for this? What type of yearly revenue would a 1/2 cent tax bring? Multiple high service water wells, treatment plants/ pumping stations and piping for the whole county would be a huge expense. Then all the piping to go along with it and hookups on the homeowners property. Ask JEA how easy it is to get people o private wells and onto a paid utility system. MY SIDE OF THE MATTERROBERT GERARD Happ y 4t h of Jul y! Let s not take the freedom we have for granted. Be sure to vote in upcoming local and national elections! Thanks to everyone who helped with my campaign kickof f and to all those who stopped by to of fer encouragement and support. Remember you can display yard signs as of Thursday July 5th! www .reelectweeks.com Paid by Patricia W eeks for School Board Excavating relics from the junk drawerDear Editor:The citizens who voiced their concern during the June 12 hearing of the Macclenny City Commission about the proposal to apply sewage sludge adjacent to their prop erties have good reasons to oppose this plan. Contrary to what engineer Frank Darabi claims [in the article published in the June 21 edition of The Press], sewage sludge is not a fertilizer, nor is it organic. not legally be grown on land that has been treated with sludge. Major food processors, such as DelMonte, Heinz and Western Growers, also do not accept produce grown on land treated with sludge. Mr. Darabi confuses read ers by claiming that sewage treatment plants have removed metals and pathogens from the sludge. Yes, metals, pathogens and a vast array of toxic chemical compounds have been removed, but not from the sludge, from the incoming sewage. Once removed, these pollutants, including hazardous in dustrial waste, concentrate in the resulting sludge. How can anyone claim that this complex mixture of industrial pollutants and biological waste that has been removed from sewage is as harmless as the cleaned and disinfected water that is returned to the river? EPAs most recent national sludge quality survey found toxic chemical compounds in virtually every sample tested. Once sludge is spread on land, inactivated or robust pathogens can re-grow, producing endotoxins which have triggered life-threatening asthma attacks and other respiratory problems. Especially during prolonged air inversions and drought. Conversely, heavy rains and flooding can wash sludge pollutants into surface and ground water and wells.Caroline Snyder, Ph.D. North Sandwich, NHClaims on city sewer sludge are inaccurate her mother, Marlene Griffin, begged the judge to avoid prison time for Mr. Starling, who did not have a previous criminal record. Witnesses said he was remorseful at the scene and attended Ms. Irelands funeral, where he tear fully apologized to her family in person. I dont believe Im a victim, Ms. Williams wrote in a letter to the Judge Rosier. I believe accomplice would be a better word ... We are all three to blame and I know that all three of us have gotten punished in different ways. Court records show she, Ms. Ireland and Mr. Starling were long-time friends in school and graduated the same year in 2007. They had parted ways but reunited prior to the accident. Prosecutors dropped charges of vehicular homicide and DUI with injury or property damage. The defendant is prohibited from contact with Ms. Irelands family while incarcerated, unless they initiate it. In other sentencings from the June 26 court docket: contest to exploiting the elderly and credit card fraud in exchange for an 18-month sentence in prison followed by two years on probation. Registered nurse Tiffany L. Quinn, 22, was taking care of the victim, Amy Swisher, last February when the 83-yearold womans pastor and estate executor contacted police about suspicious charges to her missing credit cards account. Upon questioning by investigators, the defendant admitted to purchasing $500 Rascal Flats concert tickets, an iPad, laptop computer and gym membership without the victims knowledge. Ms. Quinn will receive 132 days credit for time served at county jail and the state agreed to drop two counts of grand theft as part of the plea deal. Eastwood Road in Macclenny was given 18 months of drug offender probation for his no con test pleas to possession and sale of a controlled substance. Mr. Harris allegedly sold $120 worth of the prescription drug Aderall, an amphetamine, to an undercover informant working ber, 2011 at his residence. He also pleaded to a misdemeanor battery charge stemnant female at Macs Liquors in November of the same year. Mr. Harris was originally charged with aggravated battery in that case. Ann Parker, 21, also of Eastwood Road in the city, was sen tenced to 11 months in county jail, minus 91 days credit, in return for her no contest plea to sale of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance with intent to sell. The defendant alleg edly sold $180 worth of oxycodone to a undercover informant in the Walmart parking lot on SR 228 S. last March. Jacksonville pleaded no contest to introducing contraband into a state cor rectional fa cility in exchange for a 367-day prison sen tence with 40 days credit for time served. Her probation was revoked as well. During a K-9 sweep of the parking lot at Baker Correctional Institute during visitation hours marijuana in the defendants vehicle. received two years house arrest, followed by one year probation and 50 hours community service for an arrest in June, 2011 for multiple counts of possession of marijuana with intent to sell. address indicated, was sentenced to 11 months in county jail, minus 90 days credit, for one count of dealing in stolen property. The defendant allegedly stole a $300 eBook reader from Carol Tharpe last March and was ar rested a day later while attempt ing to pawn the property, which had been reported stolen by the victim. Mr. Hart was originally charged with two counts of dealing in stolen property and petty theft. Macclenny was given a one year probation in exchange for his out violence. Upon returning to his riv erfront campground on May 13, Mr. Rhoden allegedly bran dished a .38 caliber revolver to a Jacksonville canoeist who had stopped there to charge his cell After police arrived, Mr. Rhoden disobeyed orders to keep his hands off the gun, which had been stored before they arrived, police reports indicate. Mr. Rhoden was initially charged with resisting arrest, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and aggravated assault later two charges, both dropped, are felonies. of Sanderson pleaded no contest to aggravated assault in return for three years probation and six months house arrest, though Judge Rosier withheld adjudication in the case. Mr. Hicks was originally charged with lewd and lascivious battery on a victim between 12-16 years old in connection with an alleged rape in December, 2009. Carol Parker Genaro Harris Tiany QuinnFrom page 110 years for DUI deathwill serve as the county partys next state committeeman, members of the local Republican Party 13 contested precinct commit teeman and committeewoman posts. Each precinct, per party rules, can elect one committeeman and one committeewoman for every 1000 Republicans in the precinct; so precincts with more party members may have more committee members. They are responsible for getting out into their precinct and getting to know voters, energizing voters and getting out the vote, explained Don Marshall, the chairman of the Republican Party of Baker County. Precinct committee members also vote to elect the officers, including the chairman, of the county partys governing board. Three of the countys nine precincts have contested precinct committeeman, committeewoman or both races that will appear on Republican primary ballots. The primary election is Au gust 14. Party members in the South Macclenny precinct will vote among four candidates (Kirk L. Gravelle, William Bill Krall, William L. Lowther, Jr., and Wilcommitteeman posts and among Phyllis A. Johnston, Susan Leger Krall, Theresa K. Lowther, Eva P. Redmon and Kathleen Kate Pamitteewoman posts. In the Macedonia precinct, four candidates, including Mr. Norton and sheriff candidate Cameron Coward, are vying for two committeeman spots. The other men are Michael A. Kindard and Thomas D. Rhoden. In the Macedonia committeewoman race, Carla Coward, Karen Dougherty, Michelle Eagle and Christine R. Norton are facing off for two positions as well. Three committeeman will be selected to represent the Sanderson precinct. On the ballot for Barber, Warren A. Butler, County Commissioner Michael Ray Crews, Gregory A. Sheppard and Michael Wilcox. Supervisor of Elections Nita Crawford said shes been with the cant recall ever having contested precinct committee candidates on the ballot. The last contest for state committee members occurred in 2004. But Mr. Marshall, the local party chairman, says the high level of competition is not a sign of turmoil within the organization. It shows an increase in enthusiasm and the importance of this particular election, said Mr. Marshall. People want to be involved in what the party does and how it does it, and in order to have the vote, you have to be a committeeman or committeewoman. If you want to have say in what the party does locally, thats the position you need to be in. When asked about heated arguments during recent party meetings, at least one that de volved into name calling be tween individuals running for positions within the county party, the chairman charac terized them as differences of opinion. Theres definitely differ ences of opinion, and there al ways is, he said. Now we just have a lot more people active and involved. Mr. Marshall added that the disagreements do not stem ty members in recent years or new party members having conIts not new guard versus old guard, he said. A lot of the new folks disagree with other new folks and a lot of the old folks disagree with other old folks. I dont see it tied to any particular group. Its the dynamic of any growing organization that everybody has differing opinions and thinks their way of doing it is the best. READERS : In preparation for the question-and-answer session at The Baker County Press candidate forum on Saturday, July 28, please send any questions you have for the county commission, school board or sheris candidates to re email@example.com or call 259-2400. You will remain anonymous and the questions will be kept condential. The forum will take place in the high school auditorium at 4 pm, though a meet and greet with candidates will start at 3:15 pm. 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ursday, July 5, 2012 T B C P Page 5 Page 4 T B C P ursday, July 5, 2012 MIKE ANDERSON P RESS ST AFF Walmart Super Center on CR the evening of June 30 after the patched deputies in response to a bomb threat. report, Greg Plemmons, assistant store manager, called 911 about 6:40 pm and reported that he heard an unknown female call out a (Walmart code for a bomb threat) over one of the stores hand-held radios. After deputies arrived Mr. Plemmons told them that he had attempted to identify the person who initiated the bomb-threat announcement. He said she told him she was a former Walmart employee named Joanne Miller and that there was a bomb in the parking lot. Immediately, in accordance with Walmart policy, the store was put in lock down mode and authorities were summoned. Mr. Plemmons told officers that store employee Jerry Drawdy had lost his hand-held radio earlier that same evening while rounding up shopping carts in the parking lot. Deputy Chad Montean speculated in his report that an unknown person may (have) found the lost radio in the parking lot and had knowledge of Walmarts codes for emergency incidents. Patrol units closed off the entrance and the exit to the searched outside for any suspicious items. None were found and the store was reopened for business shortly afterward. No other information was released concerning the whereabouts of the woman who idennor whether the store had any records of a former employee by that name. Deputies also responded to two other retail establishment inMacclenny Ave., on the morning of June 29, resulting in one arrest and a warrant issued for a second arrest. about 2:13 am, authorities said a woman wearing a green shirt had shoplifted several items, including Marlboro cigarettes and a soft drink, and left the store without paying for them. When deputies arrived they arrested a woman matching the description of the suspect, idenson, 32, in the parking lot as she was attempting to drive off in a 2001 Chrysler. When asked if she stole the son became very belligerent towards this deputy, Deputy R. Aberly said in the report. Ms. Thompson, who address was listwas arrested for petit theft and her car was impounded. In addition to the stolen soft drink and cigarettes, deputies confiscated four prescription drugs. The second incident was reported at 9:29 am after store manager Mike Rogers said he saw a woman place a bottle of body wash into a bag and exit the front of the store without paying for the item. Mr. Rogers said he confronted the woman in the parking lot after she activated the anti-theft alarm upon exiting the store. He said he took the bottle of body wash from her and told her that he had wit nessed her take the product and leave the store without paying for it. Moments later, he said, the woman ran westbound on US 90 before turning south on Martin Luther King Drive. He described the suspect as a black woman wearing a gray shirt, dark colored shorts and a black and white striped shower cap. After deputies arrived, Mr. Rogers said he did not know the womans name but he had seen her in the store on previous occasions. He also was able to provide the name of a child for whom the tion. Armed with the childs name, deputies began canvassing the neighborhood and learned that the child in question was the child of Tiara Roberson. A re cords search yielded enough information to obtain a picture of Tiara Robersons drivers license, which Deputy Robert Simpkins used to match with the image of the shoplifter on the stores sur veillance video. It was apparent that the subject seen in the surveillance footage was the same as the drivers license photo of Tiara Roberson, Deputy Simpkins said. cate the suspect but said charges JOEL ADDINGTON N EWS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgThe State Fire Marshals ofa house fire north of Glen St. Mary the evening of June 26 a number of chairs barricading the door and summoned police to the scene. Eleven units and 23 person nel from the City of Macclenny and county fire departments responded to the mobile home owned by Donnie Williams at 123450 Bob Burnsed Rd. about The blaze destroyed the 1900-square-foot residence and the loss of property and contents was valued at $65,000, according to county Fire Chief Richard Dolans report. ment on why police were called to the scene that evening, beyond noting there was a disagree and people at the residence and chairs staked in a doorway. All units left the address by 4:15 am. A State Fire Marshals spokesstill under investigation but would not release any further details. An account has been set up tax-deductible donations to help Kimberly Williams and her children, who lived in the mobile home. For more information, please contact Katie Rhoden at (904) 627-8094. the Town of Glen St. Mary on June 19 caused about $10,000 worth of smoke and water damage to the home owned by Tanna Blanchard at 7587 Pierce Rd. Eight units from the county responded to the address about 6 pm and found smoke coming cleared the scene by 7:30 pm. Chief Dolans reported that from an electrical short either in the panel box or meter of the 1500-square-foot home. The Red Cross was called in to assist the residents. A, R&R, INC 10525 DUVAL LANE MACCLENNY, FL 32063 Phone (904) 259-4774 The following vehicle will be sold at public auction at 10:00 am July 20, 2012 at A, R&R INC, 10525 Duval Lane, Macclenny, FL 32063. 1989 Chevy Truck VIN # 1GCBS14Z9K8155281 1993 Chev S-10 VIN # 1GCDC14K6PZ107327 1982 Jeep VIN # 1JCCN87A0CT019306 7/5c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF KEVIN SCOTT CARROLL, Deceased. File No.: 02-2011-CP-000059 Division: PROBATE NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Formal Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: You are hereby notified that an Order of Formal Administration has been entered in the estate of Kevin Scott Carroll, deceased, File Number 02-2011-CP00059, by the Circuit Court for Baker County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 339 E. Macclenny Ave., Macclenny, Florida 32063; that the decedents date of death was July 30, 2010; that the total value of the estate is not yet determined and that the names and addresses of those to whom it has been assigned by such order are: Name Address Jasmine B. Carroll 3147 Cathedral Lane Jacksonville, FL 32277 Brittish S. Carroll 2889 Westberry Hideaway Ct. Jacksonville, Florida 32223 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order of Formal Administration must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is June 28, 2012. Attorney for Person Giving Notice: Imani A. Boykin, Esq. Attorney for Jasmine B. Carroll Florida Bar Number: 0017508 IMANI BOYKIN P.A. 644 Cesery Boulevard, Suite 340 Jacksonville, FL 32211 Telephone: (904) 632-4836 Fax: (904) 399-8348 E-Mail: Reception@ImaniBoykinPA.com Person Giving Notice: Jasmine B. Carroll 3147 Cathedral Lane Jacksonville, Florida 32277 6/28-7/5c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION CASE NUMBER: 02-2012-CP-017 DIVISION: Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF ARDRIS D. PAIGE, Deceased. ________________________/ NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of ARDRIS D. PAIGE, deceased, whose date of death was November 16, 2010, is pending in the Circuit Court for Baker County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representative=s attorney are set forth below. If you have been served with a copy of this notice and you have any claim or demand against the decedents estate, even if that claim is unmatured, contingent or unliquidated, you must file your claim with the court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF A DATE THAT IS 3 MONTHS AFTER THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER YOU RECEIVE A COPY OF THIS NOTICE. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons who have claims or demands against decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with the court ON OR BEFORE THE DATE THAT IS 3 MONTHS AFTER 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. The date of first publication of this notice is June 28, 2012. Attorney for Personal Representative: ROBERT N. MILLER, ESQ. Florida Bar No: 042102 Fisher, Tousey, Leas & Ball 501 Riverside Avenue, Suite 600 Jacksonville, Florida 32202 (904) 356-2600 Personal Representative: TREASE PAIGE Post Office Box 105 Sanderson, FL 32087 6/28-7/5c NOTICE OF ACTION BEFORE THE BOARD OF MASSAGE THERAPY IN RE: The license to practice massage therapy of Carlos Victoria, LMT 14435 N. State Road, 121 Macclenny, Florida 32063 CASE NO.: 2010-10179 LICENSE NO.: MA 46568 The Department of Health has filed an Administrative Complaint against you, a copy of which may be obtained by contacting, S.J. DiConcilio, Assistant General Counsel, Prosecution Services Unit, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C65, Tallahassee Florida 323993265, (850) 245-4640 If no contact has been made by you concerning the above by August 16, 2012, the matter of the Administrative Complaint will be presented at an ensuing meeting of the Board of Massage Therapy an informal proceeding. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to par ticipate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending this notice not later than seven days prior to the proceeding at the address given on the notice. Telephone: (850) 245-4640, 1-800-9558771(TDD) or 1-800-955-8770(V), via Florida Relay Service. 7/5-26c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 02-2012-CA-0077 PATRICIA L. FISH, as Trustee of the BENJAMIN F. FISH REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST, And PATRICIA L. FISH, as Trustee of the PATRICIA L. FISH REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST, Plaintiffs, vs. FRANK I. EDDINGER and AIMEE T. EDDINGER, his wife; and All Unknown Tenants and Unknown heirs of Frank I. Eddinger and Amiee T. Eddinger, his wife, et al. Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Baker County, Florida, described as follows: Parcel ID# 08-1S-21-0000-0000-0190 Parcel 19 River A parcel of land lying, being and situate in the Northwest of Section 8, Township 1 South, Range 21 East, Baker County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: COMMENCE at the Northwest corner of said Section 8; thence run N 89o10 E, along the North line of said Section 8, a distance of 442.25 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING of the hereinafter described parcel of land; thence continue running N 89o10 E, along said North line of Sect ion 8, a distance of 555.41feet to the Northeast corner of the West of Northwest of said Northwest of Section 8; thence run S 48o16 W a distance of 759.25 feet; thence run N 01o18 E a distance of 497.52 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING, containing total area of 3.17 acres, more or less. LESS AND EXCEPT THEREFROM a nonexclusive easement for ingress and egress over and across the following described parcel: COMMENCE at said Northwest corner of Section 8; thence run N 89o10 E, along said North line of Section 8, a distance of 442.25 feet; thence run S 01o18 W a distance of 447.52 feet to a point on the arc of a curve concave Southerly whose center bears S 01o18 W, said point being the POINT OF BEGINNING of the hereinafter described easement: thence run Easterly along the arc of a curve to the right having a radius of 50.00 feet, through a central angle of 46o58 an arc distance of 40.99 feet; thence run S 48o16 W, a distance of 50.00 feet; thence run N 01o18 E a distance of 50.00 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, Macclenny, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 17, 2012. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 22nd day of June, 2012. T.A. AL FRASER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT T ABITHA WILSON BY : DEPUTY CLERK F rank E. Maloney, Jr., P.A. Attorney for Plaintiff 445 East Macclenny Avenue Macclenny, FL 32063 6/28-7/5c NOTICE OF AGENCY ACTION TAKEN BY THE ST. JOHNS RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT Notice is given that the following permit was issued on June 14, 2012: (Name and address of applicant) Baker County Board of Commissioners, 55 N 3rd Street Macclenny, FL 32063. Permit # 40-003-120985-1. The project is located in Baker County, Section 12, Township 35 South, Range 21 East. The permit authorizes a surface water management system on 5.0 acres for the road system known as Glen Nursery Road Alternate Route. The receiving water body is St. Marys River. A person whose substantial interests are or may be affected has the right to request an administrative hearing by ling a written petition with the St. Johns River Water Management District (District). Pursuant to Chapter 28-106 and Rule 40C-1. 1007, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), the petition must be led (received) either by delivery at the ofce of the District Clerk at District Headquarters, P.O. Box 1429, Palatka, FL 32178-1429 (4049 Reid St, Palatka, FL 32177) or by e-mail with the District Clerk at Clerk@sjrwmd.com, within twenty-six (26) days of the District depositing the notice of intended District decision in the mail (for those persons to whom the District mails actual notice), within twenty-one (21) days of the District emailing notice of intended District decision (for those persons to whom the District emails actual notice), or within twenty-one (21) days of newspaper publication of the notice of intended District decision (for those persons to whom the District does not mail or email actual notice). A petition must comply with Sections 120.54(5)(b)4. And 120.569(2)(c), Florida Statutes (F.S.), and Chapter 28106, F.A.C. The District will not accept a petition sent by facsimile (fax). Mediation pursuant to Section 120.573, F.S., is not available. A petition for an administrative hearing is deemed led upon receipt of the complete petition by the District Clerk at the District Headquarters in Palatka, Florida during the Districts regular business hours. The Districts regular business hours are 8 a.m.-5 p.m., excluding weekends and District holidays. Petitions received by the District Clerk after the Districts regular business hours shall be deemed led as of 8 a.m. on the next regular District business day. The Districts acceptance of petitions led by e-mail is subject to certain conditions set forth in the Districts Statement of Agency Organization and Operation (issued pursuant to Rule 28-101.001, Florida Administrative Code), which is available for viewing at oridaswater.com. These conditions include, but are not limited to, the petition being in the form of a PDF or TIFF le and being capable of being stored and printed by the District. Further, pursuant to the Districts Statement of Agency Organization and Operation, attempting to le a petition by facsimile (fax) is prohibited and shall not constitute ling. The right to an administrative hearing and the relevant procedures to be followed are governed by Chapter 120, Florida Statues, Chapter 28-106, Florida Administrative Code, and Rule 40C-1.1007, Florida Administrative Code. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate nal agency action, the ling of a petition means the Districts nal action may be different from the position taken by tit in this notice. Failure to le a petition for an administrative hearing within the requisite time frame shall constitute a waiver of the right to an administrative hearing. (Rule 28-106.111, F.A.C.). If you wish to do so, please visit http:// oridaswater.com/noticeofrights/ to read the complete Notice of Rights to determine any legal rights you may have concerning the Districts intended decision(s) on the permit application(s) described above. You can also request the Notice of Rights by contracting the Director, Bureau of Regulatory Support (RS), 4049 Reid St., Palatka, FL 32177-2529, tele. no. (386) 329-4570. 7/5c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2011-155-CA FLORIDA CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, vs. GAIL LAVERNE HAYGOOD, Defendant. ____________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Clerk of Circuit Court, Baker County, Florida, will on the 26th day of July 2012, at 11:00 am, at the front entrance of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 East Macclenny Avenue Macclenny, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry, one by one, to the highest bidder for cash, the property located in Baker County, Florida, as follows: Commence at the NE corner of the SE of the SW of Section 33, Township 2 South, Range 21 East, thence run West 819.62 feet; thence run South 147.58 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue South 147.58 feet; thence run West 147.58 feet; thence run North 147.58 feet; thence run East 147.58 feet to the Point of Beginning. Together with that certain 1999 doublewide mobile home ID# GBHMM52555A and ID# GBHMM52555B which is permanently attached to the lands above described and as such is deemed to be a xture and a part of the real estate. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on June 29, 2012, in the above-styled cause, pending in said Court. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Al Fraser, Clerk Clerk of Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk James E. Sorenson, Esquire D. Tyler Van Leuven, Esquire Post Ofce Box 4128 Tallahassee, FL 32315-4128 7/5-12c TOWN OF BALDWIN FIRST PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Town of Baldwin is considering submitting an application for funding of up to $650,000 through the Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) under the Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program for FFY 2012. These funds must be used for one of the following purposes: 1. To benefit low and moderate income persons; or 2. To aid in the prevention or elimination of slums or blight; or 3. To meet other community development needs of recent origin having a particular urgency because existing conditions pose a serious and immediate threat to the health or welfare of the community and where other financial resources are not available to meet such needs. The categories of activities for which these funds may be used are in the areas of housing, neighborhood revitalization, commercial revitalization, or economic development and include such improvement activities as acquisition of real property, loans to private-forprofit business, purchase of machinery and equipment, construction of infrastructure, rehabilitation of houses and commercial buildings, and energy conservation. Additional information regarding the range of activities that may be undertaken will be provided at the public hearing. For each activity that is proposed, at least 51% of the funds must benefit low and moderate income persons. In developing an application for submission to DEO, the Town of Baldwin must plan to minimize displacement of persons as a result of planned CDBG activities. In addition, the Town of Baldwin has developed a plan to assist displaced persons. The public hearing to receive citizen views concerning the communitys economic and community development needs will be held at Town Hall, 10 US Highway 90, Baldwin, FL 32234 on Tuesday, July 10, 2012, at 6:00 p.m. For information concerning the public hear ing, contact Lula Hill, Town Clerk, at (904) 266-5030. The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible location. Any handicapped person requiring an interpreter for the hearing impaired or the visually impaired should contact Lula Hill at least five calendar days prior to the meeting and an interpreter will be provided. Any non-English speaking person wishing to attend the public hearing should contact Lula Hill at least five calendar days prior to the meeting and a language interpreter will be provided. To access a Telecommunication Device for Deaf Persons (TDD) please call (800) 955-8771. Any handicapped person requiring special accommodation at this meeting should contact Lula Hill at least five calendar days prior to the meeting. A Fair Housing Workshop will be conducted immediately after the public hearing on the same date and at the same location. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYMENT, HANDICAP ACCESSIBLE AND FAIR HOUSING JURISDICTION. THIS LOCAL GOVERNMENT SUPPORTS THE EMPLOYMENT OF SECTION 3 & W/MBE PERSONS. 7/5c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT of the EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO.: 02-2012-DR-151 JOSEPH N CORDOVA, Petitioner, And AMANDA R. HARVEY CORDOVA, Respondent, _______________________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE To: Amanda R. Harvey Cordova Last known address: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been led against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Joseph N. Cordova whose address is 7589 S. Yellow Pine Circle, Glen St. Mary, Florida 32040 on or before July 25, 2012 and le the original with the clerk of this court at 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny FL 32063 before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts ofce. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts ofce notied of your current address. (You may le Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.). Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks ofce. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: June 19, 2012. Al Fraser Clerk of the Court By: Sherri Dugger Deputy Clerk 6/28-7/19p GOLD BUYERS OF BAKER COUNTY CASH FOR GOLD & SILVER Cash in Your Broken or Unwanted Jewelry We Buy Gold, Silver, Platinum, Gold & Silver Coins, Dental Gold, Broken Gold, Sterling Silver, Silverware, Silver Bouillon & more on your gold or silver jewelry 10% Summer Special Receive an additional 791 South 6 th GUARANTEED The Board of County Commissioners, City of Macclenny and Baker County Chamber of Commerce would like to thank all the vendors and everyone who participated in our 1st Annual Independence Day CelebrationA special thanks to Josie Davis, Phantom Fireworks, Macclenny Fire Department and the Baker County Sheri s Department THANK YOU! Pain Management Of ceOpening July 2012Located at:31 S. 5th Street, MacclennyMost insurances acceptedPlease call to schedule your appointment today!653-4790Of ce Hours: Monday thru Friday 8 am 5 pmJacksonville Pain Specialists LEGA L NOTICES Dr. Nancy E. DavieLicensed Mental Health Counselor259-1758 117 S. Fifth St.Marital Stress Depression Anxiety Trauma ADHD Eating Disorders Addiction Behavioral Relationships The guys have been absolutely fantastic, County Man ager C.J. Thompson said of road department crews who worked Debby and double shifts through the weekend. Theyve put in a lot of thankless hours this past week, he said. Mr. Thompson also thanked DuPont for donating a road grader and operator as well as some 500 cubic yards of dirt. Flooding closed down dozens of roadways last week and sev en roads Cedar Creek Farms, Moccasin Circle, Hamp Register, Water Oak, Richardson, John Williams and Steel Bridge re mained impassable early this week. Three bridges on CRs 250, 120 and 127 were still closed roughly a week after the storm began drenching the region and causing what National Weather Service hydrologist Joel Lanier St. Marys River in Macclenny. of 35,000 CFS (cubic feet per second) at the Macclenny gauge, or 25 percent higher than the record 28,100 CFS, wrote Mr. Lanier in an e-mail to emergency managethe last 85 years have exceeded the 26,000 CFS, he said. Despite the heavy rainfall, local schools fared really good, said the school districts facilities director Denny Wells. Beyond minor roof leaks at the high school that will be repaired, no other damage occurred, he said. No people were reportedly hurt as a direct result of Tropical Storm Debby in Baker County, but a four-wheeler accident the afternoon of June 26 injured Corey Alan Nielson, 28, and his passenger, Kyle Barron, 16, both of Sanderson. According to the Florida Highwas northbound on Cow Pen Road just north of Fred Harvey Road toward a closed road sign erected due to a washout. Mr. Nielson drove around the sign, passed a vehicle in the right lane while approaching the washout and drove off the road way into the water, Trooper R.L. Carmichaels report shows. The driver was ejected and landed on the north side of the washout. Mr. Barron was tak en to Fraser Hospital and later Shands Hospital in Jacksonville for treatment, the trooper stated. Mr. Nielson was cited for imPreliminary damage assessment teams from state and federal agencies surveyed the worst hit areas of the county over the weekend. Adam Faircloth, the head of emergency management for the sheriffs office, said 47 homes were destroyed, 14 suffered ma jor damage, nine experienced minor damage and another 23 were deemed affected, but inhabitable. He said more structures were likely damaged, but several properties could not be accessed for inspection. The worst hit areas were along Steel Bridge Road and the Turkey Creek area off George Hodges Rd. southwest of Macclenny. ing out there, he said on July 2. Today you could see the water line on some of the homes. Some right up to the window sill. Mude Lake Road near CR 229 in the south county and areas near CR 23D like Webb Haven Road and Blue Hole Road also Mr. Faircloth, who worked dou ble shifts for five consecutive days due to the storm. tion of the emergency operations center at the sheriffs complex, which opened its doors in the summer of 2009. It really went well, said couple of things that we hadnt really though about, but from our standpoint it went about as smooth as we couldve hoped for given the impact on the county had. He said the preliminary assessments last weekend showed the county has met the damage threshold to be eligible for disaster relief should the state receive federal assistance. Gov. Rick Scott sent a letter to President Obama and the Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA] July 1 asking that federal disaster be declared in Florida, which would pave the way for millions of dollars in re lief funding. Mr. Faircloth urged residents to document damage to their property with photographs and keep detailed records of stormrelated clean-up expenses for potential reimbursements at a later date. Short-term housing assistance may also come available in the future, he said. An account has been set up at Wells Fargo Bank to accept tax-deductible donations to the Families of Baker County Relief nominating families to receive assistance. For more information, please call bank manager Amber Dolby at 259-1081. GREAT FAMILY FUNWOODPECKERMUD BOGJuly 7-8in White Springs, FLFIREWORKS Saturday nightFor more information 386-292-4720facebook.com/woodpeckermudbog From page 1JOEL ADDINGTON N EWS EDITOR email@example.comLarry Burkins, who owns the countys sole new car dealership in Macclenny, Burkins Cheverolet, was arrested for domestic battery at his St. Augustine residence the morning of July 1. A verbal dispute with an un identified 44-year-old female residing in the same zip code as Mr. Burkins, 45, turned physical at his N. SR 13 residence about 8:35 am. According to a report of the incident by St. Johns County Sheriffs Office Deputy James Jackson, Mr. Burkins grabbed the victim and threw her to the ground outside the residence ... then grabbed the victim and carried her into the garage where the argument continued. Mr. Burkins then allegedly from the victims hand, which re ger, stated Deputy Jackson. to be fractured or dislocated below the nail area and bleeding, he noted, but she refused medical treatment at the scene or to have photographs taken of her injuries, which also included scratches on the leg. Both she and Mr. Burkins refused to complete written statements. PHOTO BY JIM MCGA ULEY Fireghters battle mobile home re on Bob Burnsed Road late on June 26.Familys home totaledWalmart locked down aer radio bomb threat Custom PrintingStationery Invoices Business Cards Envelopes Invitations THE OFFICE MAR T Check it out...bakercountypress.com Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm NO EXCEPTIONS!
ursday, July 5, 2012 T B C P Page 7 Page 6 T B C P ursday, July 5, 2012 MIKE ANDERSON P RESS ST AFF A Glen St. Mary woman stopped by a sheriffs deputy on suspicion of driving while intoxicated spent the night in jail after delaying the inevitable by giving security numbers before he discovered her true identity. It was about 1:45 am on June 29 when a call came in to the drunk driver leaving the emergency room at Fraser Hospital. The suspect was described as a white female behind the wheel of a brown Chevrolet pickup. A few minutes later, Deputy Christopher Walker spotted a ve hicle matching the description of the one seen leaving the hospital cy. After making contact with the driver the deputy asked to see her license, which she said she did not have with her. He then asked for her social security number so he could run a computer check to identify her. She gave him a number but it turned out to be another womans social security number instead. The female then stated that she gave me her sisters social se curity number by accident, Deputy Walker stated in his report, adding that the second number she gave him also came back as belonging to another woman. hospital emergency room and asked a staff member what name and social security number the driver had checked in under ear lier that evening. He was told the woman had checked in as Tiffany Kelly, of East Confederate Drive, and after running the social security number through the computWhen he asked her why she had given him two false social security numbers the truth came out. The subject stated that she knew she had a suspended driver license, the deputy said. The truck was released to the womans boyfriend and she was taken to the county jail for resista charge of obstruct by disguised person. Alcohol also played a role in the arrest of a 32-year-old woman charged with disorderly intoxicaClub Lounge on SR 121 on the evening of June 29. When Deputy Johnny Hodges arrived at the bar shortly before midnight he was met by security guard Claud Armstrong, who told Melissa F. Rhoden, had struck tried to get her to leave. While the deputy was talking with Mr. Armstrong, Ms. Rhoden, all 5-foot-3, 113 pounds of her, began to scream obscenities and attempted to initiate altercations with several other patrons in the parking lot, the officer wrote in his report. Melissa was ordered several times to lower her voice and calm herself, but she refused to do so, peared to be extremely intoxi cated, being unsteady on her feet and displaying slurred speech. Melissa had a strong odor of alcohol emitting from her person, stated the deputy. the woman under arrest and transported her to jail for disorderly intoxication. Mr. Armstrong declined to pursue battery charges against Ms. Rhoden. winning combination that earned two men a trip to jail just before dawn on June 28 after the sherbeing set off at a residence on Woodlawn Park Place. When he arrived at the scene around 5:30 am Deputy Leo Cle ments made contact with Elliott Haire, 27, and Terry Stokes, 28, both of whom were yelling loudly and several neighbors were starting to come outside, the deputy said. two men that neighbors had com but they continued to be disruptive, both appearing highly intoxicated and unsteady on their feet. Both men were transported to jail on a charge of disorderly intoxication and causing a public disturbance. Drinking and driving also may have led to tire tracks that damaged a baseball field on West North Boulevard late on the evening of June 26 or during the early morning hours of June 27. Donald Combs, a county recreation department worker, reported the criminal mischief at 9:19 am on June 27 when he went to the baseball park to do some work. Mr. Combs said one of the spun up by a four-wheel drive ve hicle. Mr. Combs estimated the cost to repair the damaged field at about $1,000. Deputy Rodney Driggers said tire tracks were not visible but the width of the tracks appeared to have been from a four-wheel drive vehicle possibly with mud tires. In another disturbance case on the morning of June 27 deputies were called to a residence on South CR 229 in Glen St. Mary Haver, 28, and her boyfriend, Jason McIntyre, 27. The couple said they had ar gued earlier that evening after taking their sick baby to the emer gency room with a fever and that Ms. Haver struck Mr. McIntyre twice in the face and choked him. She stated that this was not the a physical altercation. Deputy Leo Clements said charges of battery domestic vioHaver through the State Attor Another domestic dispute ended in violence and the arrest of a woman for kicking her boyfriend in the head and trying to cut his neck with a knife shortly after 2 am on June 26 at a residence on Ivy St. Charles Fore, 31, said he was lying down when Sandra Brogdon, 28, came in the bedroom, yelled at him and kicked in the back of his head. Moments later he said she tried to cut his neck with a knife and he was cut on the thumb when he pushed her away from him. Serving Baker County for over 33 yearsspecializing in...Real Estate Family Law Personal Injury Hugh D. Fish, Jr. J.D.259-6606The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience. Please vote forJames The Giant CROFTMY BACKGROUND Baker County High School Graduate 1976 Lake City Community College AA Degree 1978 Held certi cations as a Florida Land ll Operator & Florida Recycling Coordinator. Completed numerous training courses offered by University of Florida TREEO Center, Florida Department of Environmental Protection, Solid Waste Association of North America, & RecycleFlorida Today.MY EXPERIENCE News Director WBKF Radio (now WJXR) 19781981 Served on Baker County Commission, 1984-1988 New River Solid Waste Association Agency Coordinator 1989-1992/Assistant Director 19922006. Implemented Baker Countys rst recycling programs. President, James Croft Evangelistic Association, Inc. a non-denominational ministry. 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CHECK OUT OUR CIGARETTE SPECIALS PHOTOS BY JOEL ADDINGTON A ND JUD JOHNSON Pre-July 4 festivities takeover city parkAfter the annual Independence Day celebration at Northeast Florida State Hospital was canned due to state budget cuts, local ocials with the Chamber of Commerce, City of Macclenny and Baker County Commission organized a new festival at the city park on West Boulevard the evening of June 30. The event (shown above) concluded with reworks and featured more than 30 food, arts and crafts and entertainment vendors. Pictured at right (clockwise from top left) are BBQ chef Robert Parker, DJ Josie Crews, the fireworks, United States Championship Wrestling referee Mr. B and wrestler Boss Hog signing autographs for passersby, and Faith (left) and Vanessa Yale singing karaoke with their mother Marlayna Yale. Drunk driver arrested MIKE ANDERSON P RESS ST AFF Ten houses or mobiles homes would be permitted on a 10-acre site currently zoned for only one residence per 10 acres on County Road 125 north of Glen St. Mary if a proposed rezoning is approved by the Baker County Commission. The parcel lies directly across the road from Bear Creek, a new subdivision zoned for 10-acre residential lots owned by the same real estate development company, KRC Property Ltd., seeking the rezoning to allow one-acre home sites. The countys Land Planning Agency, a land use and zoning advisory board, unanimously recommended approval of the rezoning petition following a public hearing on the evening of June 28. The next public hearing will be before the county commission at 6 pm on July 16. Despite the contrast in density that would be permissible on opposite sides of CR 125, the LPA board agreed with the planning and zoning departments assertion that the proposed use conforms with the countys longrange comprehensive plan. request for a zoning change from AG 10 to RCMH1 and future land sity Residential is consistent with the Comprehensive Plan and the Land Development Regulations and recommends approval, the departments staff report stated. The property, 1,262 feet long and 348 feet deep, is part of a 293-acre parcel of undeveloped land on the south side of CR 125 about a mile north of a county solid waste transfer station. Though it lies just outside the urban growth boundary, which has been designated for future residential development in the county, its close enough to be considered favorably, said Ed Preston, the countys planning and zoning director. Its within a logical extension of the urban growth boundary, Mr. Preston said. The countys Development Review Committee endorsed the rezoning application on June 6. ceived no inquiries or objections concerning the proposed rezoning. Glendon Patten, one of three new LPA members who attendasked about the membership of the Development Review Committee and whether its meetings were open to the public. Mr. Preston explained that the DRC is comprised mostly of county department heads and make non-binding recommendations. And like any other public body, elected or appointed, all their meetings are open to the public, Mr. Preston said. Duncan Walters, one of the other new members present, noted that Mr. Preston said the 10-acre site was just outside the urban growth boundary. He wanted to know how far outside the boundary did the property lie. Less than a mile, Mr. Preston said. Mr. Walters then asked the planning director whether the proposed rezoning would set a precedent for the remaining property in the 293-acre parcel. Mr. Preston said that was possible, but its too soon to tell because the application before them sought for rezoning. Newcomer Joseph DeFee asked if the Bear Creek subdivision zoning was the same as the applicant was seeking on the property across the street, to which Mr. Preston replied that Bear Creek was platted last year for 10-acre home sites and that the developer had deed restrictions prohibiting mobile homes. However, Mr. Preston said, there are other small subdivisions with one-acre lots within a mile. Mr. Preston further explained that the county cannot place restrictions or conditions on rezoning. In other words, the applicant cannot be ordered to exclude mobile homes if the rezoning permits mobile homes. Conventional or mobile homes would be allowed, Mr. Preston said. Chairman Pat Collier voted in favor of the rezoning, but ex pressed some qualms about re quiring people in Bear Creek to build new homes on 10-acre lots while just across the street houses or trailers could be placed on single-acre lots. This could get a little uncomfortable down the road, Mrs. Collier said. Todd Knabb, president of KRC Property, said the company has sold one lot in Bear Creek and plans to wait until the other lots are sold before moving forward with development of the 10 acres across the street, which he said are planned for (conventional) homes only right now. Plans are one thing but zoning is the law. Mobile homes could go across the street, said Mrs. Collier. Yes, Mr. Knabb said. Board member Jim Smith didnt see anything wrong with allowing mobile homes on small lots across the street from houses on lots 10 times bigger. A mobile home doesnt necessarily devalue conventional homes, Mr. Smith said. In some cases it raises the value of the mobile home. In other business the board: two acres of a 15-acre parcel on Bill Davis Road, about one mile north of Mud Lake Road and south of Interstate 10, from agriculture to light industrial to allow the owner to continue his motor home repair business. The owner, Benny Leonard, said he has been repairing motor homes on his property since he was forced to sell his business in Jacksonville some time ago due to economic pressures. Mr. Preston said a code enforcement complaint had been received recently, though not from any of Mr. Leonards neighbors. Mr. Leonard said he believes the complaint was lodged anonymously by a former em ployee of his. Nonetheless, once the complaint was received the county was obligated to investigate and subsequently found that Mr. Leonard was in violation of the zoning code by operating a business on property zoned for residences only. Since the rezoning applica tion was filed neighbors have come forward to say they dont object so much to Mr. Leonards home-based business but they do not want the property rezoned to light industrial. Mr. Preston said that if Mr. Leonard ever sold his property the zoning would go with the land and a new owner could engage in an activity that might be much more objectionable than motor home repairs. This use is non-conforming as it is currently being used as a motor home repair business and potentially could become more non-conforming with the requested zoning change, Mr. Preston said, adding that his department recommended denial. The County Commission will 16. members who were present, as well as a fourth new member, Phillip Jefferson, who was abgoodbye to Mrs. Collier and Mr. Smith, both of whom had previously submitted their resignations. Philip Zamarron, who was absent from the meeting, was appointed the new chairman to replace Mrs. Collier, who served six years on the board, two years longer than her original appointment.Online C CLet people know whats going onpost your special event online bakercountypress.com Press Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 PM Everyone is invited to celebrate First Baptist Church of St. George on July 4 to celebrate the Lord and American freedom. Childrens entertainment will be provided at the free event. Local talents from area churches will perform. Also, the Rodden berry Sisters will sing and Bro. Ray McMillan will speak. The celebration begins at 10 am, with lunch at 12:30 pm. The program ends at 2 pm. The 10-year reunion for the BCHS Class of 2002 is set August 18 at 7 pm at Calendars in Macclenny. The cost is $25 per graduate, $25 per guest. You must preregister by August 3 to attend. 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ursday, July 5, 2012 T B C P Page 9 Page8JULY 5, 2012 John Yates, 93, WWII veteranJohn Alfred Yates, 93, of Glen St. Mary died on July 1, 2012. Known as Papa John by all his family and friends was born in Patucket, RI. He was a scout master and loved working with the boys. He was a rethe 455th General Hospital Division and a veteran of WWII. He proudly served his country in France and Germany. He is survived by his wife, Gail Yates; daughters Ruth Hopper and Roberta Williams of Clearwater, Janet Burnell and Arlene Miguel of Providence, RI; step-children Frank Morris and Anna Malone of Jacksonville; eleven grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren. Services will be held at the First Baptist Church of Glen St. Mary at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, nation can be made to the Community Hospice of Northeast Florida. Bill Armstrong a Master MasonWilliam Bill Robert Armstrong, 74, passed away on June 27, 2012 at his residence with his family by his side. Mr. Armstrong was born in Macon, Ga. on November 13, 1937 to the late Minus and Elizabeth Armstrong. He moved to Jacksonville as a child and graduated from Andrew Jackson High School. Bill became a Master Mason in Georgia while working for the Life Insurance Company of Georgia. When he returned to Jacksonville, he started his own insurance company, Armstrong Insurance Management. He became a Shriner in the Morocco Temple in 1968. He served as an Ambassador for the Morocco Temple and served on the insurance committee. Bill was a past Captain of the Arab Patrol and an active member for several years. Bill was a 32nd Degree Mason and was proud to be a Shriner. He preceded in death by his wife of 47 years Betty R. Armstrong and his daughter, Margaret Elizabeth Fletcher. He is survived by his wife Suzanne Giddens Armstrong; son Colan Armstrong; step-daughter Allison Cregg of Goldsboro, NC.; grandchildren Haley Norman and Chip Armstrong of Jacksonville, Kyle and Kolton Cregg of Goldsboro, NC. Graveside services were held July 2 in Oaklawn Cemetery with service participation from Memorials can be made to the Tampa Shriners Children Hospital, 12502 North Pine Dr., Tampa, Fl 33612. Hardage-Giddens, The Oaklawn Chapel, is in charge of arrangements.Virginia Johnson, 101, loved sewing 101, of Macclenny died June 30, 2012. Ms. Johnson was born in late James Fletcher Phillips and Elizabeth Seward Phillips on March 31, 1911. She was a resident of Baker County for the last 15 years and a member of Max ville Baptist Church. Ms. Johnson loved sewing, gardening and yard work. She was predeceased by her husbands: Francis Kerfoot of 50 years and Bill Johnson; her son Frank Kerfoot and her granddaughter Debbie Branch. Survivors include her daughter Margie Clevesy of Macclenny; her grandson Steve Branch of Macclenny; her great grandchildren Stephanie Branch, Eden Branch, Theron Branch and Alexis Branch; and her greatgreat grandchildren Kaelynn Hill and Kamden Hill. The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date. es is in charge of arrangements.Amy Stavely, 40, avid Gator fanAmy Elizabeth Stavely, age 40 of Glen St. Mary, passed away Monday, June 25, 2012. She was an avid Florida Gator fan and known for her outgoing person ality. She enjoyed spending time with family and friends. She was well loved by her family and will be dearly missed. She is survived by her parents: Neal and Eileen Stavely; grandparents: Jimmie and Nina Davis; brother: Jamie Stavely; sister: Alicia (Brad) Hodges; niece: Jamie Lynn (Ridge) Sweat; nephews: Hunter Stavely, Wyatt Crews, Bo Hodges, Garrett Stavely, Cooper Hodges, and Hudson Hodges. Numerous other family and friends also survive. Funeral services will be held 2 pm, Friday, June 29, 2012 at Sanderson Congregational Holiness Church, Sanderson, Florida with Pastor Oral Lyons and Reverend Justin Griffis officiating. Burial will follow at Macedonia Cemetery. The family will receive friends 6-8 pm, Thursday, June 28, 2012 at Sanderson Congregational Holiness Church. Forbes Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Calvary Baptist ChurchPastor Donnie E. Williams, Sr. Sunday School 10:00 am Preaching Service 11:00 am Sunday Night Service 6:00 pm Wednesday Service 7:00 pm523 North Boulevard W.a few blocks north of Hwy. 90 in Macclenny Christian Fellowship TempleConnecting > Growing > ServingDavid Thomas-Senior Pastor Tim ThomasAssociate Pastor Gary Crummey-Youth PastorLooking for a place to plug in?Join us this week!Theres something for every age!Sundays Sunday School10:00 am Sunday Worship11:00 am Evening Worship6:00 pm Wednesdays Wednesday Worship7:00 pm Were located at 251 W. Ohio Ave. Macclenny, FL Check us out on the web! www.christianfellowshiptemple.com 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 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 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 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 New Hope Church, Inc.23-A to Lauramore Rd. & Fairgrounds Rd.Sunday Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Childrens Church 11:00 a.m. Evening Services 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7:00 p.m.Pastor J. C. Lauramore welcomes all Amy Stavely William Armstrong John Yates United Christian Academy590 N. 7th Street | Macclenny | 259-1199 NOW ENROLLING K-12United Christian Academy in our 15th year Music, Drama, Photography & More Participate in public school athletic programs for grades 6th-12th Accepts McKay (ESE & I.E.P) Scholarship students, newly approved Matrix #504 students Step up for Students Scholarships available now at stepupforstudents.org for new and renewing students Training, educating & discipling today for tomorrows leaders. ...they shall mount up with wings as eagles... 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Mr. Hokanson said that after he stopped to allow the other ve hicles to move the pedestrians began surrounding his vehicle and one of them shouted, What you want? He said at that time one of the men on the drivers side of his car brandished a black and silver automatic handgun and placed it in front of his face through the driver window, while another man reached through the window and pulled out a shotgun that had been located between the front driver and passenger seats. Mr. Hokanson told deputies later that the handgun remained aimed at his person until the second male took possession of his shotgun, at which time all but one of the men began running in several directions. Mr. Hokanson said he then got out of his car and began approaching the remaining suspect while screaming in anger. He retreated to his vehicle when the man pulled a handgun from his waistband and pointed it at him, he said. He and his companion then drove toe Freddies Quick-Stop on US 90, where he called 911 to report the incident. Mr. Hokanson was unable to give authorities detailed descriptions of the suspects, other than they were black males with short black hair. the deputies saw a black male wearing a white shirt and blue shorts run from the location. He was not apprehended and it wasnt known whether he had anything to do with the robbery. The stolen shotgun was described as a Kessler 16 gauge bolt-action model with a twoshot detachable magazine valued at approximately $150. An investigation will be conducted, even though as the report stated no evidence exists to identify a possible suspect. Deputies didnt leave the scene empty-handed, however. They ended up making a felony drug arrest before the night was over. About 40 minutes after the armed robbery was reported one colored Lincoln sedan pass by on Tony Givens Road with the license plate not on the rear of the vehicle where it should have been, but lying face down inside the vehicle below the rear win dow. and speaking with the driver, Bobby Blue Jr., Deputy M. Yarborough noted in his report that he detected the strong distinct odor of burnt marijuana emanating from the interior of the vehicle. While talking with the driver the deputy said he saw the only passenger, later identified as Terence Nathaniel Williams, 26, attempting to conceal a hat containing a large amount of loose tobacco and cigar packaging between his person and the center console of the vehicle. Hallowed out cigars are com monly used to smoke marijuana. A subsequent search of the ve hicle and the suspects produced a clear plastic baggy found in the passengers front pocket. Inside with a green leafy substance that deputies said field-tested positive for THC, the intoxicating chemical in marijuana. Inside the larger baggy were two $20 bills, two $10 bills and a $1 bill. The driver was released tions, while Mr. Williams was arrested and transported to jail for possession of marijuana with intent to sell and possession of less than 20 grams of the drug. No other robberies or drug incidents were reported recently, gating a number of burglaries and thefts, including: pistol was reported stolen from an unlocked Chevrolet Blazer at a residence on South Glen Boule vard in Glen St. Mary sometime between 2 pm on June 24 and 5 am the next day. No other items were reported missing. a Kodak camera and a Garmin GPS from Daniel Kerrs residence on Barber Loop in Macclenny in recent weeks were committed by someone very close to the vichis 21-year-old daughter, Megan Kerr, on July 1 after she admit ted pawning the items at Pawn derosa. The young woman was charged with grand theft, a thirddegree felony, one misdemeanor count of petit theft and dealing in stolen property, also a felony. stolen sometime between 11 pm on June 26 and early the next morning from a dirt lot next to the Travelodge, where the own ers grandson was staying after he borrowed the trailer. The black homemade trailer is 5 feet wide, The owner estimated its value at $600. The license tag number is 890 MIB. man and his 20-year-old girlfriend were arrested on June 30 in connection with the theft of more than $300 in jewelry from the mans grandmother, where he had been staying while on probation following his release from jail on other charges. Caleb A. Southard is accused of stealing the jewelry from his grandmother, Mary Kiper, while staying at her home on Milton dale Road, and giving some of the items to Elexia R. Strube to pawn. Among the stolen items was a gold rope chain and two rings.Thieves take shotgunJames Evans, 81, of Nashville, NCJames Lee Evans, 81, of Nashville, NC died on June 26, 2012 after a brief illness. He is survived by his wife Jackulyn Evans; daughters Ernestine McMahan of Macclenny, Janice (John) Clark of Cuyler; stepdaughter Rose (Jay) Atherton of Maryland; stepson Ronnie Wasdin of Nashville; seven grandchildren and eight great grandchildren. A visitation will be held ThursFerreira Funeral Services, which is in charge of arrangements.Arthur Hulbert of JacksonvilleArthur M. Hulbert, 66, died July 1. Life long resident of Jacksonville and a member of Lannie Road Baptist Church. He was surrounded by his family and loved ones. He was born July 25, 1945 to the late Edward Arthur (Buddy) Hulbert and Mildred C. Norton Hulbert. He loved yard sales, spending time with his family and praising our Lord. He was originally from Oceanway but lived the past 35 years on the north west side of Jacksonville. Mr. Hulbert was predeceased by grandson Josh Tucker. He is survived by Linda his wife of 50 plus years; daughters Cindy (Blaine), Laura (Terry), Karen (Randy), Diane (Sam), and son Arthur M. Jr. (Bubba) and Sherri; grandchildren and great grandchildren; brother Joe; sisters Mary (Leroy); Shirley, Betty (George) and lots of other loved ones and friends. Funeral services will be held at Lannie Road Baptist Church at 12 noon and service at 1:oo p.m. Heartfelt thanksThe family of Russell Rusty S. McNeil would like to express their gratitude for the acts of kindness and support given during our recent loss. The prayers, food, love, cards and calls will always be cherished. A special thanks to Larry Payne and Danny (from Ronies Kitchen) for the delicious lunch, to the Bak er County Sheriffs Department for their assistance and to Elder David Crawford for the beautiful memorial service. SINCERELY, REBEKAH MCNEIL, BETTY & HUNTER MEEK, MICHEAL MCNEIL & FA M ILY, DAVI D MCNEIL & FA M ILY Arthur HulbertEloise J. Bryant former residentEloise Johnson Bryant, 78, of Jacksonville, Florida passed away June 27, 2012. Eloise was born in Macclenny, FL to the late Bill Johnson and Mittie Dugger Johnson on October 22, 1933. She was raised in Baker County and moved to Jacksonville after getting married. Eloise was a member of Park City Baptist Church and enjoyed yard sales, going to flea markets, traveling to Tennessee to visit family, watching Chuck Norris and loved her dogs. She was predeceased by for mer spouse Floyd Bryant; son James Self and grandson Kevin Rivers. Survivors include children Alice (Lonnie) Terrell of Jacksonville, Andrew Dwain Self of Jacksonville, Mittie Naomi (Tommy) Faison of Jacksonville, & Frankie (Janet) Spaulding of Jacksonville; sister Floy Lee Foster of Macclenny; 9 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren and 2 great great grandchildren. Funeral services were held at es Chapel on Tuesday with Pastor Bill Horne officiating and Alice Terrell assisting. Eloise BryantHeartfelt thanksA heartfelt thank you to everyone for the love shown to us prayers, visits, phone calls, food preciated. A special thank you to for conducting the funeral service and to Guerry Funeral Home and to Baker County Sheriff, Joey Dobson and his staff. Please con tinue to keep us in your prayers. THE FA M ILY OFBARNEY L CREW S SR. Cecil Horne, Sr.7/5/1942 8/1/2010 In memory of Vietnam Veteran Avid NASCAR Fan with Love & Pride When I look at the sky, I think of your sparkling blue eyes and silver gray hair. When I see the sunshine, I think of all the joy and brightness you brought into my life. Only God and I know how much I miss you. With July 4th approaching, as I gaze upon our beautiful remember your dedication and service to our country. What a job well done. July 5th Happy Birthday and Happy Anniversary! I am grateful to God for the 24 wonderful years He allowed us to share together. July 7 Be sure to tune into NASCAR in Heaven for the Daytona 400. You are the love of my life. YOUR WIFE, RO S E In loving memory of Kelli M. Rosamonda 10/11/1990 6/30/2009 Kelli, Your smile lit up our lives. I know it is lighting up heaven. Take care of Vinnie. We all love and miss you both. LOVE, MO M, GRAN DM A & GRANPA, DE GEYTER, NICK, S TEPHANIE AN D ALL THE FA M ILY We print obituaries with a picture free of charge. Check it out...bakercountypress.com Out of County SubscribersFed up with your copy of The Press arriving late, or not at all? We have a cost-effective solution to your problem.Subscribe to our E edition @ www.bakercountypress.com
Page11JULY 5, 2012 Page10JULY 5, 2012 BOB GER ARD | SPORTS Rock Rhoden has been named the interim head coach for the Baker County Middle School Bobcats, replacing George of last year. Rhoden, who owns a construction company in town, was a star linebacker for the Wildcats in the 1980s and has assisted with the football program at BCMS for eight years. He coached for a year under Allen Murphy and was present head coach. I cant wait to start on July 9, said Rhoden. He expects about 41 players to return from spring turning starters which is some thing you dont normally see in middle school, he noted. BCHS coach Ryan Sulkowski Bobcats practiced alongside the Wildcats this spring and they version of the offense and de fense run by BCHS, something Sulkowski is very excited about. Every Tuesday night in the sion offensively and defensively of what we run on the varsity and junior varsity levels, Sulkowski said. He hopes when Bobcat players move to the high school they will already have a working knowledge of the playbook and by practicing alongside the Wildcats will understand what is re quired of them. Rhoden agrees and was pleased with what he saw during the spring. I think it was great. Ive never seen them work so hard. Part of it was knowing that this was their future, he said. Rhoden says the Bobcats will use the same workout routine, lifts, terminology and playbook as the high school, something that is sure to have a strong effect on both programs down the road. Superintendent Sherrie Raulerson liked what she saw from the practices and from Rhoden. We had such a positive response from our community with the middle school program practicing along side the high school student athletes this spring, she said. I am just thrilled that these two programs have joined. We are excited to have Rock Rhoden as the middle school coach. By combining the programs, Sulkowski and Rhoden will work side-by-side to ensure that the two teams are on the same page. Sulkowski also wants an increased focus on academics so his players are able to move on to college football when the time comes. Rhoden says that both Ryan and Joey Sulkowski have been a big help to him in preparing for the transition though he knows he will see less of them come fall. Theyll have their hands full at the high school, said Rhoden Still, Sulkowski plans to visit the middle school players to stress academics and behavior. Baker County Touchdown Club Youth Sign-upsSaturdays ~ June 3 0August 49:00 am 1:00 pmAll sign-ups are at Memorial Field behind the BP station on Hwy. 90Fee $65 football, $55 cheerleaders Copy of birth certificate and proof of insurance a MUST. Child must be present at sign-ups to be fitted for uniform. 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Copies of said ordinances may be inspected by any member of the public in the Commissioner 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 2 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 BENNY H, LEONARD; PROVIDING FOR A CHANGE IN LAND USE CLASSIFICATION FROM AGRICULTURE A LAND USE TO INDUSTRIAL; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY, INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CODIFIER AND AN EFFECTIVE DATE. ORDINANCE 2012AN ORDINANCE BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, REZONING 2 ACRES OF REAL PROPERTY OWNED BY BENNY H. LEONARD, FROM AGRICULTURAL (AG 10) TO LIGHT INDUSTRIAL (LI); 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) 259-3613 at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing.The subject property is located on Bill Davis Rd. between Reid Stafford Rd and Mud Lake Rd in Sec.17 TWP. 3S RGE. 21 AN ORDINANCE BY OF BAKER COUNTY, COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, WITH RESPECT TO A The subject property is located on Bill Davis Rd. between Reid Stafford Rd and Mud Lake Rd in Sec.17 TWP. 3S RGE. 21 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 Melissa Taylor, R.D.H. Dr. Carter, D.M.D Treatment rooms are private and con dential. CALL TODAY FOR YOUR FREE IMPLANT CONSULTATION! 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The family will be celebrating their anniversary with family at a later date.Treece~RhodenWed June 16Randy and Lynn Rhoden of Macclenny are pleased to an nounce the marriage of their daughter, Courtney Brooke to James Allen Treece. James Allen is the son of Kurt and Cindy Treece of Glen St. Mary. The wedding took place June 16, 2012 at First Baptist Church Glen St. Mary. Happy 60th Anniversary,Mom & DadLove, Brad, Connie, Ashley, Cami & Corey In early June, Greg Johnson, the high schools Agri-Science teacher, and Ashton Norman, the middle schools Agri-Science day training program in collaboration with the Schultz Center for Teaching and Learning, the Jacksonville Regional Chamber of Commerce and Worksource. The purpose of the program is to help teachers learn from private industry and to bring those lessons back to the classroom. The school district chose to use the program as an opportunity to further advance Science, Technology, Engineering and Math, or collectively known as STEM, concepts at the high school and middle school and as professional development for building an Agri-Science career academy at the middle school similar to the high schools existing program. Mr. Johnson and Ms. Nor man spent two days with CalMaine, Inc., which produces and markets shell eggs, to learn new techniques used in fresh shell egg production and hatcheries, and to identify the science and math concepts used in these processes. They also spent two days with the University of Florida, observing current STEM research projects and exploring post-secondary programs in Entomology, Nematology, Environmental Horticulture, Agriculture Com munications and Agriculture Education. gram, teachers developed multiple lesson plans that included science and math and aligned with Agri-Science curriculum framework standards. The middle schools Agri-Science academy is slated for implementation in the fall. Out of County SubscribersFed up with your copy of The Press arriving late, or not at all? We have a cost-effective solution to your problem.Subscribe to our E edition @ www.bakercountypress.com Mens soball league is formingThe Baker County mens softball league is beginning its 2012 summer season of 12 games and two tournaments. July 14 and the regular games begin the following Tuesday and Friday nights. Form up a team and enter it into the league by calling Joel Burnett at (904) 571-2943 or 259-1525.BOB GER ARD | SPORTS Were treading water. That was Wildcat head foot ball coach Ryans Sulkowskis comment when reached last week about the progress of summer football workouts. The Cats have been lifting weights and working on speed and conditioning since June 18, but the weather has put a real damper on things. Instead of being outside, last week most of the workouts were held in the gym. Sulkowski even had to cancel when the school was closed down on account of Tropical Storm Debby. Debby got us sidetracked for a few days, but the kids are workworkouts are primarily to get the kids back in the swing of things, said Sulkowski. This week the players have off for the Independence Day holiday before coming back to resume three straight weeks of workouts in preparation for what Sulkowski calls the rigors of fall camp. He is convinced that the ex tent to which the players work in the off season translates directly to the success that they have on We dominated Westminster last season because we were in better shape than them. We know we have to have better conditioning when we travel to Lake City in August to take on Columbia. Ear ly in the season, the team who is more in shape usually makes less mistakes and has fewer injuries, the coach said. With a grueling season against some very strong teams ahead of them, Sulkowski plans to use the workouts, even in the brutal heat as their friend. Though the players may not think of it as their friend that is the message the coaches are preaching to them. That is our goal ... not to punish the kids, but to make sure they are in top physical condition when we line up to play. That will help us overcome lack of experience and talent in certain areas, he said. Summer workouts con tinue through July 26.BOB GER ARD | SPORTS The Little League All-Star teams took the districts are being run this year out of at various sites including here in Baker County and the age groups have put up some good numbers in the early rounds of play. The 9 & 10 year olds are in Mill Creek with two teams. Baker County 1 defeated San Mateo in a 19-4 rout on June 28. They cruised to a 12-2 victory over Mill Creek on June 29 and beat Highlands 19-1 to book a spot in the their opponents by a combined score of 50-7. on June 28 but beat NOL 2 16-11 on June 29. They lost a 12-10 nail-biter to Mill Creek on June 30 to be eliminated. The 9 &10 year old girls beat San Mateo 15-3 on June 30 in Yulee but lost to their hosts in a 9-8 heartbreaker on July 2. The 10 & 11 year old boys are 1-1 in the early rounds in Arlington. They walloped Highlands 16-3 on June 30, but lost to a tough San Mateo squad 10-2 on July 2. The junior boys opened play with a big 9-4 win over San Mateo July 2 in Callahan. The Major League boys lost at home to Highlands 15-2 on July 2. PHOTOS BY JUD JOHNSON At left Gavin Register slides onto base. Above Jared Kiper catches a grounder and at right Wade Johnson scores a base run.Little league all-stars competeWildcats making up for lost time from TS Debby PHOTO COURTESY OF TA R A HOLM A N Twirlers place in OrlandoThree twirlers from Baker County (pictured above from left Kyrie Holman, Brianna Yarbrogh and Jackie Anderson) ventured to Orlando in May for the Southeast Super Regional Championships and Florida District Championship, bringing home top honors. Ms. Holman, 11, won Miss Central Florida Twirler in her age group, 1st place open solo, 1st place qualier and 3rd place 2 baton, 2nd place open strut and 1st place qualier strut. Ms. Yarbrough, 17, won 1st place novice multiple baton solo, 1st place beginner 1 baton solo and 2nd place novice 1 baton solo. Ms. Anderson, 15, won Miss Central Florida Twirler in her age group, 1st place 3 baton, 1st place 2 baton, 1st place open solo and 1st place qualier strut. Ms. Holman is the daughter of James and Tara Holman of Glen St. Mary. Ms. Yarbrough is the daughter of Brian and Diane Yarbrough of Macclenny and Ms. Anderson is the daughter of Ben and Naomi Anderson, also of Macclenny. Custom PrintingStationery Invoices Business Cards Envelopes Invitations THE OFFICE MAR T Check it out...bakercountypress.com
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Dixie Chopper zero-turn commercial grade 28HP Kohler motor with 60 inch deck. $3000. (904) 521-2902. 7/5p 2004 Coachman Cascade 33FLS. Fully furnished, ready to camp, 2 slides, sleeps 6-8. Asking $12,500 OBO. 904-521-5029 or 904-304-2400. 7/5-19p Shelled peas, butter beans, sweet corn, canning tomatoes, canning peaches. Hodges Farms 904-562-9087. 7/5p 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 Youth football equipment, $100; Schutt Y-ex shoulder pads, Schutt helmet, 1 set of pads and girdle, 2 pairs of pants/jersey; 904-962-0107. 6/28p Camille Beckman hand cream, Root candles, unique gift items. Southern Charm 110 S. 5th Street. 259-4140. 4/28tfc Landscaping mulch, buy direct, a little or a lot. 259-2900. 3/22tfc Fruit trees: Florida King peach, pear, apple and more. Blueberry plants, thornless blackberries, muscadines. Lowest prices! 904-845-2686 Hilliard. Delivery available. 1/2-7/5p Ofce Supplies, printer and fax cartridges, rubber stamps and much more. We specialize in hard to nd items. The Ofce Mart, 110 S. 5th Street. 259-3737. 4/28tfc Childcare in my home. Lead teacher for infants/toddlers, 9 years experience, excellent references. 415-4816 or 3970524. 7/5-12p Alcoholics anonymous meetings Monday and Friday at 8 pm. Call Wanda 904994-7750. 209 Macclenny Ave. 3/1-12/27p We install 6 seamless gutters. Pressure washing. 259-7335. 8/11tfc 1974 Chevy Blazer, runs, drives, for parts, body rusted, $700 OBO. Reunee 904-3073262. 6/28-7/5p 1997 Toyota pickup 4x4; 2002 Chevy Tahoe; 2008 Dodge Avenger Now accepting bids thru 7/09/12, contact Beth at 653-4453. 6/28tfc 1996 Chevy Tahoe, runs great, towing package, 4/D, Automatic, A/C, $2900. 275-3147. 7/5p 2001 Dodge Ram 1500, new tires, new transmission, new paint, sprayed-in bedliner. $5000. 259-8815 or 629-1938. 7/5p Dogs: all types from puppies to adults. Animal Control, $65 adoption fees will apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc 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 Team & Solo Drivers. Immediate positions available! 48 CPM split for teams. 35 CPM for solo drivers. Drop and hook available. No touch freight. Weekly pay + insur ance. CDL-A with one year OTR required. Food grade tank carrier. 800-877-2430. www.indianrivertransport.com. 7/5p Need someone to paint my John Deere Gator. I want it to look nice. We have all tools/supplies. 610-1882. 7/5p Second shift storeroom clerk. Must have computer knowledge. We are an EEOC, drug free workplace. We offer dental and health insurance, paid holidays and vacation. Apply at Gilman Building Products, CR 218 Maxville, FL or fax resume to 904289-7736. 6/28-7/19c Class A Industrial Mechanic for second/ third shift maintenance crew. Must have ve years experience. We are an EEOC, drug free workplace. Health/dental/life insurance, paid holidays/vacations. Apply at Gilman Building Products, 6640 CR 218, Maxville, FL 32234 or fax resume to 904289-7736. 6/28-7/19c Notice to Readers All real estate advertising in this newspaper 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 accept 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 acre, Hunters Ridge high and dry, homes only $27,000, paved road, 904338-1556. 6/28-7/19p 2.89 acres in Macclenny III on cul-de-sac, close to I-10, $69,000. 904-610-9974. 6/28-7/12p Country living Cuyler area on 3 more or less acres on private road; price $288,700 4 BR, 2.5 BA brick, 2870 SF, 2.5 car garage, maple cabinets throughout, double oven, glass top stove, dishwasher, screened-in heated pool, too many features to list. 904-653-2157. 6/28-7/12p 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home on acre, Deer wood Circle, $42,500. Owner nancing. Call 904-813-1580. 4/12tfc 3.46 acres, north Sanderson, set up for mobile home $42,000. Owner nancing. Call 904-813-1580. 2/10tfc 5.5 wooded acres, $55,000, can divide into two lots. On Baker/Charlton line at St. Marys River. 912-843-2603. 6/28-7/5p Barely lived in, just like new 3 BR, 2 BA doublewide mobile home on one acre, 1040 SF, open oor plan, beautiful kitchen with island, plenty of cabinets, indoor utility room, refrigerator, stove, dishwasher. Reduced to $52,900. Call Derington Properties, 386-965-4300. 6/28-7/12p Suwannee River waterfront buildable, 1.25 acres, water, electric, sewer; huge trees, Live oak, $65,000; 912-843-2603 for directions and details. 6/28-7/5p 3.1 acres, 2 BR, 2 BA mobile home on St. Marys River Bluff Rd., just across Georgia line. Stocked pond, beautiful white sand beach. $69,900. Call 706-204-8716. 6/28-7/12p 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 Nice 3 BR, 2 BA, $995/month, rst month and deposit, no smoking, Fox Ridge, North Blvd., Macclenny. Call 904-370-0365 or 904-486-0687. 6/28-7/5p 1 BR apt., $450 a month, $300 deposit. Call after 5 pm. 904-322-0310. 7/5-19p In St. George3 BR, 2 BA doublewide on 1 acre fenced. $600/month, will sell with owner financing. 904-879-2143. 7/5p For sale or rent: 14x70 singlewide mobile home, 3 BR, 2 BA on 1 acre of land on SR 16, 2 miles from 301. $600/month, $250 deposit. $40,000 for sale. 259-3035. 7/5p 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 249 North 7th Street, 3 BR, 2 BA house. $900/month plus deposit. 703-2314 or 704-4453. 7/5-12p 2 and 3 BR mobile homes, $200 deposit plus rst months rent. 275-2136. 7/5p 2 BR mobile home $550 month, $500 deposit. References required. No smokers. Service animals only. 259-1643 after 6 pm. 7/5p 3 BR, 1.5 BA, brick house in Macclenny, fenced-in back yard, $875/month plus security deposit, available August 1, 3059680. 6/28-7/21p 2 BR, 1 BA home in Glen, $650/month $650 deposit. 904-874-3361. 7/5p 3 BR, 2 BA brick home in GLeneld Oaks gated community. 1/2 acre lot with fenced backyard, new carpet. Available August 3. $1250/month and $1000 deposit. Call 635-7249. 7/5p 2 BR, 2 BA on 1 acre, CH/A, $550/month, first, last and $300 deposit. 259-7335. 3/22tfc 3 BR, 2 BA doublewide on 1 acre yard partially fenced, fresh paint, newer car pet, 9x12 shed, $650/month, rst, last and $300 security. Available now. 259-5877. 7/5p 2 BR, 2 BA, mobile home in Glen St. Mary area, $600/month, $600 deposit. 386344-5065. 7/5p Country Club Estates, 3 BR, 2 BA brick, kitchen equipped, rent with option to buy. $975/month. 259-9119. 7/5p 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home for rent. Garbage, water, sewer, lawn care included $400/ month, $400 deposit. First month prorated. 912-843-8165 or 904-219-2690. 6/14tfc 4 BR, 2 BA 32x80 double wide on 5 acres; off Mud Lake Rd., lawn maintenance in cluded; $950/month, $1250 deposit; 2599066. 5/31tfc 4 BR, 2 BA brick house with all new paint, flooring, light fixtures and ceiling fans. Sits on a large fenced lot in quiet neighbor hood located just outside of Glen St. Mary; $900/month, first, last, and $900 deposit to move in. Call Doug at 904-591-0881. 6/14tfc 3 BR, 2 BA C/HA, W/D hookup, garbage, water, sewage and lawn care included. $625/month, $625 deposit, first month rent, first month prorated; 904-219-2690 or 912-843-8165. 6/14tfc 2 BR, 1 BA house in Sanderson, $500/ month, $500 deposit, service animals only. 275-3136. 7/5p Mobile Homes, 2 and 3 BR, A/C, service animals only. $500-575 plus deposit. 904860-4604. 9/1tfc 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. 6/28-7/19p I buy mobile homes, CASH! Fair price, paid immediately. 904-259-4663 Jared or Greg. 6/21-7/12c Land and home super clean 28x64, 2002 double wide on 1.02 acres, already set up with well, septic, and electric, ready to move in. Home located in. Home located in Alachua County. Only $149,999. Call Bruce 386-418-0424. 6/7-7/5c No money down use your land, 3 BR $350/month, 4 BR $429/month, 5 BR $599/month. 904-259-4663. Wayne Frier Macclenny Factory Outlet. 6/21-7/12c Tired of all the extras, buy my new 2012, 4 BR, 2 BA. Delivery and set-up with well, septic, electric and permits Inc. Only $59,995. Call Bruce 386-418-0435. 6/7-7/5c Handy man special: 14x60, 2 BR, 1.5 BA, delivered to your lot. Only $4,995. Call Kyle 386-418-0438. 13th Street Homes of Alachua, Florida. 6/7-7/5c Government Financing: Need 16 customers with land, zero down payment, 3.75% interest gets you a new home, several models to choose from. Call 386-4180424. 6/7-7/5c Foreclosure Land and home. Like new, 3 BR, 2 BA on 2 acres, $69,900 or $3500 down, $590/month. 904-259-4663. 6/21-7/12c Used doublewides: Several to choose from, starting at $6,995. Delivery to your lot. Call Freeman 386-418-0438. 6/7-7/5c F AV FIVE 5 lot models, $10K off all, includes furniture and decor, wont last; first come, first serve. 904-259-4663 Wayne Frier Macclenny Factory Outlet. 6/21-7/12c Model Sale: All models must go. Save up to $10,000. We do wells, septics, and power poles. 13th Street Homes of Alachua, Fl. Call 386-418-0435. 6/7-7/5c Clearance Sale, lowest prices on Live Oak Homes in state of Florida, Call 386418-0424. 13th Street Homes Alachua, Florida. 6/7-7/5c 4 BR, Used double wide $32,995. Delivery and set-up. Call 386-418-0424. 13th Street Homes Alachua, Florida. 6/7-7/5c Used singlewides, great shape! Includes set up and delivery $15,900. 904-2594663. Wayne Frier Macclenny Factory Outlet. 6/21-7/12c FOR SALE ANIMALS HELP WANTED YARD SALESFriday & Saturday, 8:30 am -?, 486 Timber lane Dr. End of moving sale. Clothes, books, roll top desk, like new, misc. items. Friday & Saturday, 8:00 am ?, 6337 Char lie Rowe Dr., off Lowder St., follow signs. Big yard sale! Friday & Saturday, 8:00 am 12:00 noon, 14319 Hunters Ridge East off Otis Yarbrough in Glen. Multi-family, television, name brand childrens clothes. Saturday only, 7:00 am 1:00 pm, Madison St. behind the high school. Love seat, recliner, king size bed, dishes, kitchen items, clothes and much more. Saturday, 8:00 am 1:00 pm, George Hodges Rd. (next to Zaxbys), second mailbox on right. Round table, four chairs, bumper pull trailer, lots of household, boys size 8/10, teachers and home school items, vintage chair, lots more! No junk and no repeat items. Saturday, 8:00 am 12:00 noon, 6077 Larimer Rd., off Woodlawn Rd. crib, toys, girls clothes, tools, much more! Saturday, 8:00 am ?, 748 N. 5th Street. Furniture, baby items, clothes and lots more. Saturday, 8:00 am ?, 11760 Huckleberry Trail East in Rolling Meadows. Saturday, 8:00 am 12:00 noon, 7610 Glynn Allyn Road, Old Nursery Planatation. 2 riding lawn mowers, organ, dishes, clothes etc. 259-6650. Saturday, July 14, Indoor Community Yard Sale hosted by H.O.P.E. at the Agriculture Center. Pet adoption & blood drive available also! 6/28-7/12p REAL ESTATE MISCELLANEOUS A UTOMOBILES EQUIPMENT RENTALSFront End Loaders Commercial MowersMACCLENNY CYCLE AND MARINE 259-54943/29-9/20pC.F. WHITE SEPTIC TANK SERVICESNew systems & repairs Field dirt Top soil Bulldozer & backhoe work Culverts installed275-2474 509-0930 cell12/7tfcMARTIN WELL DRILLING & PUMP SERVICE2 wellsMacclenny 259-9014 cell 838-3517 Bryceville 266-4956 email@example.comLicense No. FL 2795, GA 566 5/24-5/16/13pANGEL AQUA, INC.Water conditioning treatment Water softeners Iron lters Sulfur Removal Sales Rental Service Repairs Salt delivery Complete water softeners supplies 797 S. 6th Street, Macclenny259-66727/15tfcRONNIE SAPP WELL DRILLINGWater treatment 904-259-6934Licensed Florida and Georgia11/19tfcROGER RAULERSON WELL DRILLING2 and 4 wells Call Roger or Roger Dale 259-7531 Licensed & Insured Family owned & operated12/31tfcKONNIES KLEAR POOLSIn-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 Sunday259-5222(CPC 053903) 4/21tfcPEACOCK PAINTING, INC.Professional painting Interior Exterior Pressure washing Residential Commercial Parking lot line striping Fully insured & Locally owned 25 years experience259-58772/10tfcPUMP REPAIR2 and 4 wells Shallow or DeepCall 259-4580Licensed and InsuredCFC056961 7/5-26pFILL DIRTCulverts installed Tim Johnson259-25365/11tfcLAND CLEARING A little or a lot259-29002/10tfcGATEWAY PEST CONTROL, INC. 259-3808All types of pest control Call Eston, Shannon or Bill Ask about our re ant control6/26tfcJOHN WILLIAMS PLUMBING Drain Cleaning Sump pumps Water heaters New construction904-259-4580CFC056961 5/3-7/26pCYPRESS HOME BUILDERS, INC.Custom new home construction of Log home and conventional homes Jody Paul Thrift904-591-26402/10tfcFULL LINE OF WEDDING INVITATIONS & ACCESSORIESShower and anniversary invitations The Ofce Mart 110 South 5th Street259-37374/28tfcTRENCHING & LIGHT BACKHOE WORKCall 259-4580Licensed and InsuredCFC056961 7/5-26pPRINTING & F AXINGBlack & White and Color Copies, Custom Business Forms, Business Cards, Signs, Stickers, Invitations for any occasion, Rubber Stamps and so much more!!! 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FOR RENT 500 DOLLARS & DEEDis all you need to move into your new Manufactured & Modular HomeCALL PAT800-414-2130 WE ARE BAKER COUNTYS ROOFING EXPERTSCOMBS BUILDERS, INC. We specialize in problem roofs 259-2563 FREE Estimates NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARINGNotice is hereby given that the proposed ordinances, whose title hereinafter appears, will be presented in a public hearing to the Baker County Board of County Commissioners for possible adoption on Monday, July 16, 2012 at 6:00 PM or as soon thereafter as possible, at the Baker County Administration Building, 55 North Third Street, Macclenny, Florida. Copies of said ordinances may be inspected by any member of the public tioned date, all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to the proposed ordinances which are titled as follows: ORDINANCE 2012AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA MAKING A SMALL SCALE LAND USE PLAN AMENDMENT PURSUANT TO AN APPLICATION SUBMITTED BY HUGH D. FISH, JR., AS AGENT FOR KRC PROPERTY, LTD., PROVIDING FOR A CHANGE IN LAND USE CLASSIFICATION BY RECLASSIFYING APPROXIMATELY 10 ACRES OF REAL PROPERTY FROM AGRICULTURE A TO VERY LOW DENSITY RESIDENTIAL ON THE FUTURE LAND USE MAP; PROVIDING FINDINGS OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING DIRECTION TO THE CODIFIER AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. ORDINANCE 2012AN ORDINANCE BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, REZONING 10 ACRES OF REAL PROPERTY OWNED BY KRC PROPERTY, LTD., FROM AGRICULTURAL (AG 10) 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) 259-3613 at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing. The subject property is located Southwest of CR 125 N in Sec.10 TWP. 2S RGE. 21 NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING ON PROPOSED LARGE SCALE AMENDMENT TO THE BAKER COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLANThe Baker County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Public Hearing on Monday, July 16, 2012 at 6:00 PM, or as soon thereafter as possible, in the Baker County Administration Building, 55 North Third Street, Macclenny Florida, to consider for adoption the proposed amendment by ordinance to the Baker County Comprehensive Plan. Copies of said ordinance may be inspected by any member of the public in the 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 200824, AND AMENDED BY TRANSMITTED ORDINANCE 2012-01);MAKING A LARGE-SCALE AMENDMENT TO THE BAKER COUNTY COMPREHENSIVE PLAN BY RECLASSIFYING APPROXIMATELY 962 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 in ty 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, and West of municipal limits of Glen St. Mary BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF OPMENT OF REGIONAL 24, AND AMENDED BY property is located North of U.S. HWY 90, South of Claude Harvey Road, and West of municipal limits of Glen St. Mary COMMERCIAL FR VACATION RENTALS MOBILE HOME Check it out...www.bakercountypress.com PRE SS CLA SSIF IEDS ONLY$6.00 cash/check Deadline M onday at 5:00 THE BAKER COUN T Y PRESS Out of County SubscribersFed up with your copy of The Press arriving late, or not at all? We have a cost-effective solution to your problem.Subscribe to our E edition @ www.bakercountypress.com Spend 75 Save over $100/weekto buy the BAKER COUNTY PRESS and Buy 1 Get 1 FREE Kitchen table
ursday, July 5, 2012 T B C P Page 14 Welcome Home,Dr. Kyle KnabbatDopson Family Medical Center Dr. Knabb received his medical degree from Nova Southeastern College of Medicine and completed his internship and residency training in Internal Medicine at the Broward General Medical Center.Call 259-7815to schedule an appointment.DOPSON FAMILY MEDICAL CENTER159 North 3rd St. | Macclenny | Bcmedsvcs.com Insurance Accepted:AvMed BC/BS of Fla. PPO BC/BS Federal Cigna Health Options Medicaid & Medicare Tricare for Life Tricare Standard Baker County Medical Services is proud to announce that Dr. Knabb will return to Baker County to begin his practice on July 30, 2012 at Dopson Family Medical Center located next to Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital.