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Title: The Baker County press
Uniform Title: Baker County press (Macclenny, Fla. 1929)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Tate Powell
Place of Publication: Macclenny Fla
Publication Date: 08-02-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Baker -- Macclenny
Coordinates: 30.283333 x -82.116667 ( Place of Publication )
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began Apr. 12, 1929.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 11, no. 39 (Jan. 2, 1931).
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COVERING BAKER COUNTY SIN CE 1929The countys most professional and extensive source for news, classied, display and real estate listings bakercountypress.comVisit our website and vote each week in our online poll. ONLINE POLL RESULTS Have the local elections gotten too negative?48.8% No 41.9% Yes Two men cited for alligator poaching near Mud Lake Rd.Page 11 F A C E O F FJOEL ADDINGT ON N EWS EDIT OR reporter@bakercountypress.comTwo school boards members up for re-election defended their oversight of the district and its budget, while their challengers chided them for poor performing schools during the candidate forum July 28 at the BCHS auditorium. The current composition of the school board three long-time members and two newcomers elected in 2010 could shift to one in which the majority of members are relatively inexperienced in K-12 education, depending on the results of the August 14 primary election. Dissenting votes are a rare occurrence on the school board these days, but should an incumbent, Dwight Crews or Patricia Weeks, fail to retain their post, the panel will have three members installed within the last two years. vague, direction was apparent during the nearly hourlong segment of the forum allotted for school board candidates. budget, standardized testing and student performance, among other topics. students, advocated looking to higher-rated districts for ways to improve locally. When asked why voters should elect him over his opgetic. It will be brand new to me, added the challenger. new, you try harder. Mr. Crews, who also works in corrections, responded that he remains energetic, despite his age. at about 7:30 I was running some of them back into the cow pasture, so I am energetic, he said before pointing Fellow incumbent Mrs. Weeks also touted her experischool board. She contrasted her resume with that of her opponent, Andy Johnston, who boasted about his business credentials. The school board is about the business side of dures and approving personnel costs ... That is my area of expertise and what I excel at, said Mr. Johnston, who owns Badcock furniture stores in Macclenny and Palatka and mentors youths through coaching and other programs. But those policies directly affect what happens in the classroom with your children, said Mrs. Weeks. You need to understand what those policies will do. of overtime every teacher has to do. The school district used about $1 million in reserves to more will be needed in 2012-13. The candidates were asked how they favored making up the short fall. Press moderated the forum, laid out three options: continue using reserves, raising taxes and if so by how much, or cutting spending and if so what spending. None of the candidates expressed support for addi healthy fund balance. has done is operate within our means, she said. Mrs. Weeks also cited the elimination of a number of PHOTO BY JUD JOHNSON Incumbents (left) Dwight Crews and Patricia Weeks squared o against challengers (right) Clayton Gris and Andy Johnston during Saturdays candidate forum at Baker High Schools auditorium.Candidates joust over qualications PHOTO BY JUD JOHNSON Audience members Charles Prachar (left) and Wayne Gris.A Maxville man who had trailer park was arrested the afternoon of July 26 for operating a meth lab at his residence Police acted on a tip from a neighbor that had been passed on to the park landlord Josie Davis and arrested Bradley 20, while seizing in gredients and other ment from a bedroom at the residence he rented on Twin Oaks Lane. Among the evidence seized was a plastic botJohn Hardin described as a sludge pot of cooked ingre dients used to manufacture the highly addictive methamphet amine. scene he was advised on how to make the drug by another The trial in circuit court of a City of Macclenny employee charged with 11 counts of child molestation was postponed last week due to the illness of Assisdiya. It was set to begin on July 30. The case against Marshall Mann, 47, of Sanderson, the computer technician, is now more than two years old and he remains free on $50,000 bond. He was arrested in late March, 2010 and again shortly after that when another alleged victim emerged. In May of that year, the MacBradley GrisBusted in Glen with makings of a meth lab Sex trial postponed until Oct.S ee page 2 S ee page 4JOEL ADDINGT ON N EWS EDIT OR reporter@bakercountypress.com contract between the teachers Baker County Education Association, and the school district, and that means everything is up for grabs. Every three years both sides can renegotiate all aspects of the employment contract un der which teachers will work in the coming year. In non-open years, each side can only bring three items to the bargaining table. The negotiations are scheduled to begin on August 23 and at stake for both parties. The school team is led by David Davis, the director of curriculum and instruction, and several other high-ranking district offiMobley, associate superMarcelle bie Fraser, Macclenny Elemendirector of and Johnnie Jacobs, transportation director. School board members will eventually vote on the new con tracts for not only teachers, but also noninstructional employees and school administrators. began June 1, though the district has enough in reserves to cover the shortfall this year. some 57 percent of the disin general fund expenditures, according to the tentative budget adopted this week by the board. The teachers union, mean while, is looking to the future toward major changes passed by the state in 2011 that will impact how new teachers are evaluated and compensated beginning in 2014. S ee page 4 S ee page 6 Teachers protested on US 90 and 6th St. in the spring of 2011 as the state legislature passed the education reforms being implemented this year and through 2014. S ee pages 5 and 6 for more coverage of last weekends candidate forum and online for video from the event to be posted later this week. NEXT WEEK: B ACK 2SCHOOL SECTION : ALL Y OU NEED T O KNO W LATEST CAMPAIGN FINANCE TOTALS See page 9 for the complete story Sheri Raised Spent County Commission Raised Spent School Board Raised Spent Joey Dobson $7,525 $266.88 Michael Crews $5,450 $3,786.22 Patricia Weeks $6,500 $5,475.89 Cameron Coward $8,640 $7,807.88 James Croft $1,950 $1,850.17 Andy Johnston $8,250 $6,110.74 Gregory Bohannon $7,566.10 $1,322.43 Gordon Crews $1,000 -0Dwight Crews $1,000 $695.67 Leonard Davis $2,500 $1,878.41 Clayton Gris $1,850 $1,242.21

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LETTERS T O THE EDIT OR 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. C ONT 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 PPage3AUGUST 2, 2012 Page 2 T B C P ursday, August 2, 2012didate forum, voters should have a good sense of where the candidates stand on classic issues like taxes and spending as well as more recent hot-button ones like sand mining, medical waste incinerators or the clo sure of Barber What struck me about the forum were its parallels to the intense politi cal battles at the state and naden points out in her letter messages sound very similar to those emanating from the The incumbents are fail ing us, all the challengers say. falling, seems to be the call of so many ways to be exposed to the propaganda of the right and the left, that realistic solutions to the day-t0-day challenges of local government get lost in all stuck inside thanks to the Internet, social media, cable television and supped-up smart phones. Take for instance, the de bates over public spending during the forum. I think everyone knows, including the Democrats running for local are nearly impossible to avoid. Even though trimming has been ongoing for one, two or three years now, government coffers are behind the curve because they feed off the larger economy. But instead of having a sobering conversation with voters about what they believe should be trimmed, most of the candidates walked down the path of least resistance. They said they would not raises taxes. They rainy day funds to cover routine operating exwhich left the elephant in the room what would you cut? Only school board candidate Andy Johnston had a straight answer. You may not like his answer which was cutting the pay of substitutes and teacher aides and I doubt it will make up a million-plusdollar shortfall, but at least he had an answer. Other challengers responded with generalities like do whatever it takes, cut to the bone and comb through budgets line-by-line. Incumbents, meanwhile, pointed to their record of cutting spending in the past. But, and I hate to parrot the talking heads on TV, elections are about the future. go on spending sprees that could have strapped taxpayers with heavy debt loads or erode savings. However, both the school district and the county have relied on their ample re serves to plug budget gaps in recent years. The school district, more so than the county, may be able to take that ap proach for another year and hope for the best in 2014. happen? Maybe your road school classrooms continue to go without air conditioning? Maybe your trash piles up for a week because you have to tote it unpleasant scenarios that voters should ponder when thinking about the taxes they pay life made available in return. Hopefully, the candidates present at our next forum about two weeks before the general election will be ready to have that conversation. I am a big fan of the Olympics, and have been glued to the television screen since they literally kicked off with the soccer games on Wednesday. I love almost ev erything about the Olympics mean that I love every event. stand and others need something to shake them up or make them more watchable and competitive. Here are a few of my suggestions to make the Olympics more fan friendly. Archery these guys and gals are too good, hitting bulls eyes regularly on the archery target. To make it more inter esting, they should have to chug and make them shoot an apple head. Basketball every American loves basketball because since a team of NBA All-Stars. That makes us basically unbeatable. is it when Kobe Bryant and LeBron James are beating op ponents by 60 points. Just to strike a blow for parity I think the NBA stars should have to play on their knees for three ing to beat Tunisia by 15 points. Hurdles none of the hurdles that fall over when touched. Barbed wire fences. That will separate your world class athletes. Volleyball hot potato. A microchip in the ball heats it up fractionally after each point. By cooking. Swimming an exciting event that could be made even more so with a shark in the pool. Just saying. Ping Pong This needs to be a three-event block. Pair ping pong with air hockey and video gaming in a new event called Basement Sports. Beach volleyball a strip of net should liven things up. As bikinied Brazilians play bikithis might be the perfect sport. just add a stripper pole. Olympic pole dancing is guaranteed to attract big audiences. Boxing this sport has been Diving Come on. We all want to see it so why should the IOC keep putting it off canField hockey a dumb sport that could be made immediately more interesting if the USA adopted the Dream Team see a little cross checking. Water Polo at least one Shooting needs a real re formatting. Instead of targets have to shoot at each other with paint balls. Add more relevance called Drive-By, in which competitors shoot at targets from a moving car. Cycling if you are ranked ber bikes. You have to race on a Strawberry Shortcake bike with a banana seat and a basket on the front with a chihuahua in the basket. Penalty point if the dog jumps out. olds who can bend their bodies into pretzels make it look too easy. Each team has to have a 40-year-old with a beer belly. They would compete in extra events like shoe tying and back scratching. Marathon after 26 miles out on the road they come into the stadium exhausted. They need an extra push to help throw a little adrenalin into rottweilers. and all that but lets take a leap into the future. Light sabers. Synchronized swimming competitors must sing show tunes while competing. It just seems appropriate to this sport. Dried up lakes in Keystone Heights have been cited as evidence of what sand mining can do. While sand minding occurred there in previous decades, theres been debate about whether mining, drought conditions or the areas geology have caused the problem. A current photo of Lake Brooklyn was posted to Face book and sparked further discussion on the issue. Heres a look at some of those comments:Elizabeth Barber: That is so sad. Thank you for sharing. There is nothing pristine about this pic. I sure hope we can stop this. Theresa Rhoden: This is a recent pic of what is left of Lake Brooklyn. This property has been in my family since I was 7 years old and it has been destroyed by sand mining. Please join us August 20th at the county commissioners meeting ... Michael Wilcox: How did sand mining do this? Theresa Rhoden: It depletes the aquifer. Michael Wilcox: Sand min ing is not the only reason that this lake has such a low level. Reduced rainfall has caused this lake to have low levels long before mining took place such as the 50s and 70s. As the SJRWMD [St. Johns River Water Management District] website states, mining has added to the low levels, however, that lake is fed di rectly by rainfall which aects the aquifer levels. Elizabeth Barber: We need to tell them to get their sand else where. It just isnt worth the risk to our water supply. I want my grand kids to be able to drink clean well water and swim in our springs and lakes. If we let the sand mines in, this will not happen. I cant aord to have a deeper well dug. Facebook fansWhat you had to say ... On Point In PrintJoel Addington LETTERS T O THE EDIT OR Open 7 Days week | 8 am 8 pmCROSSROADS SHOPPING CENTER816 S. 6th St. | Macclenny GRAND OPENINGSLICED FREE! SLICED FREE! MY SIDE OF THE MATTERROBERT GERARD rfntb fff rfntbnn nnt n nn nnn rfnt n rnt rfntb rnt rfnt bb fb ff b ff ff fb fb nn rbnt nnn r n n fff rrtn nn nnn n rbr rn n n bn n n n n tfb tf tf tft tf tfr t r r r r r r n tf tf tf tf t tf f rt rt rt rt rtf rtf rftf b bf ft rn tb rrf ntn n f f f r t n b b br br 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 Dear Editor:I attended the candidate forum Saturday, and what became crystal clear to me is that our school board needs new leadership. Patricia Weeks states that Andy Johnston (her challeng er) has run a pessimistic campaign. His campaign has only pointed out facts such as: have failed the reading portion lower than in surrounding counties. Ms. Weeks also stated that because he was just a businessman. Does that sound familiar? It should. It is the same line of attack that President Obama has been using against Mitt two successful multi-million dollar businesses employing an average of 18 people. The school board is the business side of education. I would say Ms. Weeks also stated that an $11.8 million school was built in our county at no cost to the taxpayer. How is that posfrom taxpayers, where did it come from? If the citizens of Baker County want four more years of the same, keep the current school board members. If they want progress and new leadership, vote them out.Theresa Rhoden Glen St. MaryDear Editor: tary (Impressions, July 26) on the live sign ban, I wonder how the city commissioners plan on getting around this ban when candidates and their supportcorners with people waving signs and asking us to honk in support. This too is a big distraction, not to mention the hundreds of signs scattered around the county begging for votes. Live signs are a good investbeen a few times I have gone in somewhere because of live signs drawing my attention to the business. Perhaps a commissioner has a family member or friend who has a business that is noticing a drop in business. I for one will be there in support of live signs. Thanks for bringing this encroachment on tion.Tommy Taylor MacclennyRaising the issues not pessimisticProponent of live signs inmate while in jail, but that his earlier attempt to do so had been unsuccessful. saying. up two days earlier on a national data base for purchasing 96 tablets of the key over-the-counter ingredient pseudoephedrine from Walmart. It is sold to relieve cold symptoms, and when confronted with the information the suspect initially said he had a cold. He then claimed he sold the pills to someone else but the empty packages were found in a bedroom at the trailer, as were items like acid, lye, batteries and baggies. The sludge pot was found at the rear of the trailer by Mr. Davis after receiving the tip from a ing it. When authorities went to the address about 12:40 pm, the suspect was not there but several others were. Shortly after, he ar rived in a vehicle. Manufacturing meth and possessing ingredients are both felonies. In another drug-related ar was charged about midday on July 28 with misdemeanor possession of marijuana. He was a passenger in a Toyoert Simpkins in west Macclenny for speeding. The suspect had a small baggie with loose pot and several cigarettes in a pants pocket. The driver, Tyler Pendleton, 18, of Macclenny, was ticketed for speeding, driving on a suspended license and violating license restrictions. From page 1Busted for meth lab in Glen... Send us letters and make sure they are S IGNED with a phone number. Submit your news article, letter to the editor, social notice or purchase a classied ad online atbakercountypress.com

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Page 4 T B C P ursday, August 2, 2012 Page 5 T B C P ursday, August 2, 2012 ATTENTION VOTERS Dear Citizens of Baker County, When I started this campaign to be your next Sheriff, I made a promise to run a clean campaign focused on: Faith & Family, Real Experience, and Common Sense. I will keep that promise. My Republican opponent is producing false ads in this paper labeled Did You Know. these ads are misleading and outright lies. I respect anyone refuse to sling mud on anyone and I will maintain my Christian approach and focus on providing solutions. My hope is that my opponents for this important position of Sheriff will concentrate on the complex issues we face as Citizens of Baker County and not produce false misleading information to the hard working citizens of our county. Cameron CowardTrue Conservative Republican Candidate for Sheriff www.elect-cameron.com Political ad paid for and approved by Cameron Coward, REPUBLICAN for Sheriff of Baker County EARLY VOTINGATTENTION: ALL REGISTERED VOTERSAvoid the Election Day rush to the polls and vote earlyrffntbnfbfrnffbffnnfbnb ntbbnfbf fnffbNita D. Crawford, Supervisor of ElectionsPRIMARY ELECTION The most important task undertaken by the county commission is setting an annual budget for county operations. The county budget is a policy statement for the next years operations and services. We must improve our budget process to prioritize spending & cut waste not just for the coming year, but also with a vision for the future direction of services.* I do not support the passing of any new taxes or special assessments without taking a hard look at current funding levels & prioritizing our need for services. I believe county commissioners should take the lead in determining funding cuts and/or increases. I believe the county commission should conduct a line-by-line examination of the budget during public workshops with participation by department directors, constitutional of cers, and agency directors. This is the peoples business, so lets conduct it in the sunshine. We must stop depending on our reserve funds for balancing our budget. The reserve funds should be for emergencies and acts of God. I will not accept a commission salary increase until county employees receive a raise. I will propose eliminating the commissioners monthly expense account.I invite you to take the rst step toward true conservative leadership for Baker CountyOn August 14th STAND WITH THE GIANT!!JamesTheGiant.org Paid by James Croft, Rep. for County Commission, District 1James The Giant CROFT Please vote for for Baker County Commission District 1 PAID FOR BY DANNY NORTON, REP., FOR STATE COMMITTEEMANTRUE CONSERVATIVE VALUESVote DANNYNORTONfor REPUBLICAN STATE COMMITTEEMANFacebook: ELECTDANNYNORTON Here are the FACTS & CONFLICTS :FACT : FACT : FACT : FACT : On August 14 vote for Danny Norton, State Committeeman Baker County Republican PartyHEADQUARTERSat the corner of 6th Street and US Hwy. 90 in MacclennyFriday, August 3 from 6-8 pmStop by and meet local Republican candidatesPolitical advertisement paid for by Republican Party of Baker County. clenny Commission allowed the $49,000 a year employee to keep his job, but relegated him to a was to stay out of the public eye. The city board agreed with a recommendation of an employee committee. counts of engaging in sexual acts with children between the ages of gle count of molesting a child unof molesting children ages 12-16. The alleged crimes took place in 2001 and 2002. Mr. Yazdiya was hospitalized ness and is expected back at work this week. A trial is scheduled August 3 for Charlton Lauramore of Macclenny, who is also facing multiple counts of sexual battery on a child less than 12. From page 1 cost the district some $730,000 this year had they remained. non-instructional positions. What are they? How important are they? classroom. for substitute teachers and teacher aides. da Educational Consortium, which counts 13 school districts, many of them rural, as members. He said the consortium, which is governed by the superintendents faulted the district for not providing textbooks for students to use at home. sure the kids have what they need before I have my salary, before anybody else has their salary, or before the money goes anywhere else. In addition, he said the district should seek more funds from the public education in Florida. We need new revenue sources at the state level, not the local level, he said. We need to go to Tallahassee and talk with our state legislators ... They control the dollars that come to the county. We control how to operate without cutting services or laying off any employees. The veteran school board member also addressed his opponents statements on the regional consortium, which included that the organization makes district policies and hiring decisions. supplies and recommending policies for school board approval, but the consortium does not have a role in district hiring. hearings, and nobody, nobody shows up for them. slammed the current board for its lack of a plan to do so. ing to school board meetings for a couple of years and every single one not a plan. The incumbents, however, focused on school grade improvements this year. 51st out of 67 districts during the forum. The 2012 ranking has not yet been released by the state. While the school board hopeful does not favor tax increases, he said, We need to change whatever it takes to make sure our kids have every advantage in Baker County. I believe if we can swing around to the way other school systems districts like St. Johns County, which is consistently ranked one of the top districts in the state. to be where they are in the middle school, said Mr. Crews. We are being mislead, said Mrs. Weeks, adding that Baker County, compared to 10 rural North Florida counties, is ranked third behind To say our district performs at a C-level, I disagree with that, she said. Mr. Crews also noted that the district already sends principals and teachers to better-performing districts to learn new strategies, someVisit www.bakercountypress.com later this week to see video from the candidate forum. From page 1Candidates joust at weekend forumSex trial postponed until Oct. BANKRUPTCY SOVEREIGN OAKS 119 ACRE HORSE FARM CR E HO RS OCALA, FL For Property Information Contact: Joan Pletcher, Realtor, 352-266-9100 JOEL ADDINGT ON N EWS EDIT OR reporter@bakercountypress.comSix county commission candidates, two of whom will be on the primary ballot on August during a forum held at the high school on July 28 before a crowd of more than 100 civic-minded constituents. Lucy and David Hudson trav eled from Olustee to attend the more than two-hour forum, which also included candidates for school board and sheriff [see related articles]. The couple said prior to the start they wanted to become more informed voters and hoped to hear more about the candiWe have so little money in the county budget and so many things that need to be done, how are they going to set the priorities? Mr. Hudson asked rhetorihard. Soon after delivering their opening statements, the candidate were asked about the counDespite substantial spending cuts, the county has needed millions of dollars in reserves to balance the budget in recent years. The candidates were asked by forum moderator and The Press how they would favor balancing what spending they would cut, how much they would raise tax es, or whether they would con tinue to deplete reserves. On stage were incumbent primary opponent James Croft, Crews and Mark Hartley, and in the general election November 6, Eddie Davis, Jr. and Leonard Davis. None on the panel advocated raising taxes, nor did they idenInstead, sitting commissioners cited their record of reducing the budget while continuing to pave roads and maintain exist ing levels of service. The aspir ing commissioners, on the other hand, knocked the budgeting process and called for further cuts. Mr. Croft said the process needs to be revamped. The former county commissioner, who served four years on the board in the 1980s, said he was more involved in budget details than board members are today. He wants to conduct public workshops with department heads to review their spending line-byline. I think that is one way that you can make a determination of where there is waste, if any, said the Olustee evangelist and occasional radio broadcaster. Eddie Davis, who owns a porto-let business, intends to manage stop spending, start selling off stuff, whatever you have to do ... , he said. Cut to the bone. ments, Commissioner Michael Crews said that he meets with department directors, the county cers to review their budgets. He about $5 million since the 2009You see the fruits of that hard work when you meet with those folks individually and manage the budget the right way, not micro-manage it, said Michael Crews, a former deputy and the security director at Northeast Florida State Hospital. Fellow commissioner and the don Crews also defended the budget process and pointed to tax rate increases and protecting services. like everybody ... But services cost money, he said. Mark Hartley, also an incumbent, opposed using more reserves in favor of additional cuts, but acknowledged the need to continue to provide services as well. People expect services, said the high school history teacher. Beyond the budget tensions caused by the shrinking tax base in recent years, the candidates were asked for the stances on a proposed plans for sand mining and a medical waste incinerator. All of the candidates expressed their distaste for the incinerator project and expressed support for environmentally-friendly projects that can bring more jobs to the area. But only Mr. Hart ley and the commission hopefuls said they would not support the sand mines, either. is I would never do anything that I know would hurt Baker Coun dressing the mining plans. Do I want to hear all the information before I make my decision? Absolutely. He and Michael Crews said they intend to review the results of independent study of the mining plans, expected for completion August 10, before taking a position. The commission candidates were also asked for their posiban, the recent closing of Barber assessment for emergency me dial services, or EMS. All six in the group said they were in favor of retaining the prohibition on Sunday sales, but Michael Crews said he would support a referendum on the ban as well. people playing their role in the missioner. The incumbents voted for all stood by their decision last weekend, citing safety concerns from the narrow bridge over Turkey Creek. That road was designed for horse and buggy, not 5000 trips Those hoping to replace them, to reopen the thoroughfare. I have a real problem closing roads in our county without going to the full extent to solve the problem, Mr. Croft said. His opponent, Michael Crews, countered that more right-ofway would be necessary to make the road safe, but property owners will not give up the land and county taking it through immi nent domain. There was also a clear differ ence between the two camps on the proposed EMS assessment, which the county has shelved for the current budget cycle. Sitting commissioners endorsed the plan, which couples the $135 fee with comparable property tax reduction, while the their challengers did not. get a discount on your taxes, explained Mark Hartley. That would even out the assessment and it would help us fund rescue, which we all use and all need and it would make it fair, rather than having a certain group paying for it. Today EMS operates with is fed in part by property taxes. understand the plan, and therefore, could not vote for it. Eddie Davis feared taxpayers would pay more under the proposal and see the county attempt to collect on unpaid EMS bills. There are some people that but they have the same right as the rest of us to dial 9-1-1 and expect a rescue unit to show up at their house and provide the same service ... To me, [the assessment] is more fair. For more from the candidate forum, go to www.bakercountypress.com later this week to view video from the event.Commission candidates rfntb rf ntbr nr nr nr THG-11909 Spend 75 to buy the BAKER COUNTY PRESS andSAVE OVER $100/WEEK! We want to know... WEDDINGS & BIRTHS 4 week deadline Send us letters and make sure they are S IGNED with a phone number. We publish obituaries & picturesFREE!Thank you $6.00 (for 50 words)www.bakercountypress.com

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ursday, August 2, 2012 T B C P Page 6 ursday, August 2, 2012 T B C P Page 7We need to set our salary schedule up for that, union president and Westside Elementary teacher Angela Callahan said recently. We need to plan ahead and get ready for that year. The reforms, passed under SB 736, tie teacher salary in creases to the results of their performance evaluations. Half of the evaluations are based on how well the students assigned to them over a three-year period score on standardized tests like the FCAT. The remaining half will be based on an assessment of their professional abilities by administrators. Current teachers can opt-into the performance pay system, which includes merit-based raises that exceed those on the traditional step salary schedule used today. But once they join the performance pay system, they cannot go back. In the 25-year step salary schedule, teachers receive annu al raises based on the number of trict and the largest raises occur ployment. Should existing teachers move to the performance pay system to gain access to the highest raises, they must also give up long-term professional service contracts (tenure) for an annual contracts. The former is automatically renewed in most circumstances while teachers with annual contracts are evaluated each year, and either get retained or dismissed based on the results. Under the new law, teachers without tenure prior to July 1, 2011, must work under annual contracts. Previously, after three years with the school district, teachers were granted tenure un less administrators deemed their performance unsatisfactory. Current teachers with tenure can remain on the step salary schedule, but their automatic raises cannot exceed those of comparable teachers under the performance pay system. with the union to determine all cially, and not do, said Mr. Dafor union-related matters and a former principal at the middle school. Ms. Callahan said that she anticipates a long, hard slog to reach an agreement with man agement on the new three-year contract that will govern working conditions through 2015, which is why she hoped to start negotiations this summer. Ms. Callahan began trying to schedule a meeting with district administrators back in April. But, she said, the district cited son for delaying negotiations until August. it is going to be another late settlement for us, Ms. Callahan page July 2. Please know that we (Baker County Education Association) have tried to get things We wanted to start in the beginning of May, she said in her interview with The Press. all teachers in the classroom. We wanted to get the bulk of it done to miss student contact time. Last year, when only three items were up for bargaining, Ms. Callahan said negotiations have an entire contract to negotiSchool board member Patricia Weeks sought an explanation of the late start during the school tributed the delay to uncertainty about enrollment in the fall, and in turn, state funding tied to enmany districts throughout the state are experiencing similar delays with union negotiations. The timing will have a number of implications for both teachers and the district, however. Teachers will return to work on August 13 for another school salary increases until a new con tract is signed. Ms. Callahan said that because of higher health insurance costs for the coming year, teachers will see a drop in take home pay while still coping with higher costs of living. In particular, she said, teachers moving from their 24th year to their 25th year, who would normally receive the largest step increase, will not get the raise without a new contract in place. There are teachers that have worked their entire careers for this one step, but those teachers said Ms. Callahan. In the past, we have never waited this long, she said. Last counties have already completed the race. Mr. Davis said the late start could not be helped. He said the bargaining, Titusville consultant Jerry Copeland, could not begin sooner. The school board renewed 16. He receives $1000 per month plus expenses. We schedule these things when we can, said Mr. Davis. We want to be prepared to sit down and talk and bargain in good faith. We have financial budget has not been approved. I understand wanting to get started, but we do want to be going to rush into something this JOEL ADDINGT ON N EWS EDIT OR reporter@bakercountypress.com ed to many reasons why voters should elect him during The Press election season on July 28. But lated to law enforcement. There was his three, unsolicited invitations to the White House, his familial connection to the Allman Brothers and his experience with medicinal rain forest plants. The eccentric 50-year-old Macclenny resident also touted ing from the police academy and serving in the US Navy. Then he pointed to his membership in ASCAP, which licenses and distributes royalties for musicians. a music artist, Mr. Bohannon told more than 100 residents gathered in the Baker High auditorium for the event. the August 14 primary, St. Johns Cameron Coward, talked about Century approach to policing. He provided little detail about his plans, however, beyond cutting similar in tone and message to this year. Mr. Coward, 27, who also lives in Macclenny, said he values conservatism, faith and family. He said the chief difference be tween him and incumbent sher iff Joey Dobson, a Democrat, was his experience running multiple businesses. Sheriff Dobson said he could not attend the forum due to a pri or engagement with the Florida ducing crime and managing such a large organization. Press Publisher Jim Mcgram, asked the aspiring sheriffs about any management experience they may have had, which would help in overseeing a de partment of some 150 workers and a combined annual corrections and law enforcement budget of more than $15 million. Mr. Bohannon responded by sands of people on the Internet concerning medicinal rain forest plants, but alluded to additional experience that he could not discuss due to nondisclosure agreements. Mr. Coward then asked Mr. sidetracked with the medicinal plants. tion again, the candidate said the 190 employees, which is too many people. Mr. Coward pledged to run business and to be a leader, not a manager. larity four years ago winning re-election with more than 80 percent of the vote the primary candidates were asked to address why they believe they can defeat the current sheriff in the general election. I believe I can win because Mr. Coward. No one in this race has the same mix of business and law enforcement experience that I have. The candidate conceded that think the sheriff has done wrong by anyone, he said. dence comes from Mr. Dobson being complacent in his position, despite losing to the sheriff in 2008 when he garnered only 10 percent of the vote. know me yet, said Mr. Bohannon. ried about their stance on the inadvertently lock their keys inside. years, Mr. Bohannon said he Mr. Coward, who consistently cites his conservative values and position as a national commit publicans, also favors the current policy, even though it may prevent private sector lock smiths from operating here. Mr. Coward said that until a locksmith opens up shop in Bakcare of people.B AKER COUNTY COMMISSION rfnt tbtbrbb FEVER, CHILLS, COUGHING rfntb t tt bbt bt bb rrfbbt bnrb b br r r frffntnbb frn b b bb bbbbb bbbbb b bbbb bbb bbbbb bbrrnb bf nbb b btt fbbt tbfrbr tnrn btr t bbtr ff CITY OF MACCLENNY NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING REGARDING ANNEXATION OF CERTAIN LANDS CONTIGUOUS TO THE CITY OF MACCLENNY AND COMPANION AMENDMENTS TO THE CITYS FUTURE LAND USE MAP AND ZONING MAPThe City Commission of the City of Macclenny, Florida shall consider Ordinance No. 12-06 A BILL TO BE EN TITLED AN ORDINANCE RELATING TO ANNEXATION; PROVIDING FOR THE ANNEXATION OF CERTAIN LANDS CONTIGUOUS TO THE CITY OF MACCLENNY; PROVIDING FOR ACCEPTANCE OF A VOLUNTARY ANNEXATION REQUEST FROM RALPH AND MARGARET SANDS OF PARCELS 19-2S-22-0000-0000-0232 AND 19-2S-22-00000000-0235; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Ordinance No. 12-06 inuntary annexation into the mately 23.1 acres located west of Sandsdale Road, south of Bob Kirkland Road. Ordinance No. 12-06 on Tuesday, August 14, 2012 in the City Commission Chambers at City Hall, 118 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida. The City Com will begin at 6:00 p.m. There shall be no vote by will be held on Tuesday, September 11, 2012 in the City Commission Vote ClaytonGRIFFISfor School Board, District 1Dear Citizens,The children in our school system deserve the best we can provide them. I believe it is time for new leadership. My opponent believes he is the most quali ed for the job due to his experience. How can we the people of Baker County not stop and think about this for a moment? He has had this position for 28 years. Does the term CAREER POLITICIAN seem to apply here? I dont know how my opponent can continue to ask the people of this county for four more years. The FACTS speak for themselves, these is so much our schools can improve upon. I have concerns and issues for all the children in our county. I have listened to parents and grandparents as they tell me their problems and worries regarding our schools. As a parent, I have experienced and know some of the problems the parents face everyday as we send our children to school. If our current leadership does not change we cannot expect to see an improvement with the current FACTS such as we are ranked 51 out of 67 counties. Our children deserve to have fresh perspectives and ideas. Without those fresh views our district will continue on the same stagnant path.ON AUGUST 14TH GIVE YOUR CHILD A VOICE! VOTE CLAYTON GRIFFIS FOR SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 1.Respectfully, Clayton Gri s Re-ElectDWIGHT CREWSSCHOOL BOARD, DISTRICT 1PAID BY DWIGHT CREWS FOR SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 1.Your vote and support on August 14 will be greatly appreciated.Dear Citizens of Baker County, All school board races are non-partisan which by law does not allow us to this race. WOODPECKERMUD BOGAugust 4-5in White Springs, FLFAMILY FUN!For more information 386-292-4720facebook.com/woodpeckermudbog In the early fall of last year when the Baker County Commission settled on a $27.4 million budget covering county operathere was much talk about slashing spending by ten percent this coming year. The goal eliminating the need to once again dip into the Some $2.2 million was needed to million the year before. Now, with budget proposals submitted to be hashed over in upcoming workshops, it appears virtually no one has held to that goal. The overall ten percent trim visions in coming weeks, and if nothing changes the board will have to go to the reserve well once again. County manager C.J. Thompson said he has met with commissioners individually as budget proposals started arriving in do so again this week as the pack departmental budget, that of Tax August 1. Mr. Thompson believes if the county achieves that goal of ten to avoid spending reserves. as it stands now, he commented. tions (additional cuts to the ini those with commissioners indi vidually. workshops). The formal public hearings to consider the entire package are set for September 17 and October 2, a day after the new budgets take effect. Based on a cursory review of tals: budget: $943,831 (this year), $933,108 proposed, down 1 percent. $292,495 (this year), $254,320 proposed, down 8.7 percent. $559,299 (this year), 536,865 proposed, down 4 percent. $376,415 (this year), $331,415 proposed, down 10 percent. $3,532,642 (this year), $3,232,703 proposed, down 8.5 percent. (this year), $607,755 proposed, down .09 percent. year), $156,746 proposed, down 1 percent. nance: $147,373 (this year), $146,128 proposed, down 1 percent. $173,274 (this year), $165,103 proposed, down 5 percent. $142,213 (this year), $127,307 proposed, down 9 percent. $903,822 (this year), $945,902 proposed, up 5 percent. $367,099 (this year), $384,192 proposed, up 5 percent. $2,682,159 (this year), $2,557,840 proposed, down 5 percent. (this year), $222,351 proposed, down 5 percent. year), $740,180 proposed, down 14 percent. year), $148,687 proposed, down 3 percent. year), $140,066 proposed, up 25 percent (includes recently added electricity costs). (this year), $112,702 proposed, down 12 percent. $136,317 (this year), $134,967 proposed, down 1 percent. (this year), $153,821 proposed, down 2 percent. (this year), $31,972 proposed, down 1 percent. A Macclenny man faces a charge of felony domestic battery by strangulation for placing his estranged girlfriend in a choke hold when attempting to get her on Maple St. about noon on July 23. Simpkins interviewed him and St. Mary, who was transferred that afternoon from Fraser Hospital to Shands Jacksonville with a possible crushed trachea. Ms. Townsend, who had been living at the Maple St. address with her boyfriend, returned there with a friend after an absence of one day seeking their children. Mr. Simmons said he escorted her from the house and only placed his arm around her back and shoulders while attempting to place her back into a vehicle. Wiesemeyer, 57, of Macclenny was arrested late on July 24 for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and battery following an altercation with neighbors at Dixie trailer park in the south city. Deputy Simpkins said the suspect was intoxicated when he threatened Matthew Norris, 25, with a piece of iron bar and pushed Kyle Norris, 23, after exiting a neighboring trailer where he resides. Mr. Wiesemeyer said he believed they were responsi ble for theft of a cell phone from his mailbox earlier. St. Mary man was arrested for felony domestic battery as a repeat offender due to prior convictions for similar crimes and for violating a domestic violence injunction. The 26-year-old ex-girlfriend of Mr. Mette summoned police to her address on West Macclenny Avenue July 29 following an alleged attack by the suspect about 2:15 am. Deputy Simpkins noted the victim, Stacie Harris, had road rash abrasions and facial injuries consistent with her story that Mr. Mette dragged her by the hair across a parking lot and choked and punched her several was located later that day on Deerwood Circle, where he de nied the attack and claimed the victim may have injured herself, Deputy Simpkins said. But givdomestic violence injunction criminal history, the officer transported Mr. Mette to county jail. Neil Stewart, 32, for alleged ly pushing his wife Terra, 21, against a wall at their residence of July 24. He also allegedly injured her nose with a head-butt. The couple argued the previous evening, Deputy Tony Norman was told, and continued to do so the next morning about 5:45 after Ms. Stewart returned from work. The Department of Children and Families was notified because of the presence of children in the home. We have more!More for sales, automobiles, help wanteds, rentals, FSBO and yard sales www.bakercountypress.com From page 1Union: Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm NO EXCEPTIONS! Bring your invitation kit and let us do the workThe Office Mart 110 S. 5th Street 259 3737

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Subscribe to our E edition @ www.bakercountypress.com Did you know............. at my opponent Mr. Cameron Coward contacted e Baker County Press in less than 12 hours a er being involved in the shooting death of a 46 year old nurse and commented in the April 19th edition that this shooting could only help his campaign and add to his level of expierience?Is this someone we want as a Sheri in OUR county??? Vote GREGORY BOHANNON Cameron FOR SHERIFF Faith & FamilyBeing born and raised in Baker County, my commitment to Faith and Family is something that was instilled in me at a very early age. The fundamental building block of faith is unquestionably the most lived in Baker County for over 30 years and we are proud to have the opportunity to serve. 1 Samuel Chapter 17Political Ad Paid for and Approved by Cameron Coward, Republican for Sheriff Re-ElectDWIGHT CREWSSCHOOL BOARD, DISTRICT 1PAID BY DWIGHT CREWS FOR SCHOOL BOARD.Dear Citizens of Baker County, I would like to address some of the issues introduced at the recent political forum. First, I would like to discuss the statement made by my opponent that the Northeast Florida Education Consortium (NEFEC) makes our policies and decisions on hiring our employees. Nothing could be further from the truth. NEFEC is a non-pro t educational service agency established to provide cooperative services to member districts and is made up of thirteen small rural northeast Florida districts. e mission of NEFEC is to help member districts cooperatively meet their educational needs by providing programs and services individual districts could not a ord on their own. rough NEFEC, our school system saves tens of thousands of dollars each year by purchasing goods and services, such as employee training, property and liability insurance and many other products and services they provide. Second, I would like to address the statement I made regarding our schools being compared to and graded against schools in places like Ponte Vedra. Our students are as bright as any other students. I was simply trying to say that children from more a uent areas on the average are exposed to more learning opportunities prior to attending school. e third thing I would like to address is school grades. e last few years all our schools have made steady improvements. We expect the high school to receive a B grade when high school grades come out. When that happens we will once again have a district grade of B, making us equal to or better than ten of the thirteen other small rural counties in northeast Florida. We are certainly not satis ed with our school grades, but we can continue to make changes that lead to improvement.Your vote and support on August 14 will be greatly appreciated. Treatment rooms are private and con dential. IMPLANTS ARE A PERMANENT SOLUTION TO MISSING TEETH! 4 IMPLANTS TO SECURE YOUR EXISTING LOWER DENTUREAll work done in our Macclenny of ce, no referrals or driving to Jacksonville! Melissa Taylor, R.D.H. 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Celinda Long, 31, at the time of her arrest, was sentenced to 13.8 months in state prison, but was given credit for 309 days in county jail so she is set for release later this year. She entered the pleas to four cases. Her co-defendant and husband, 34-year-old Travis Tyson, is due for release from prison in September for the same offenses. The pair was arrested for theft of about $3000 worth of cop per wire from two utility trucks and tools from other locations. They sold the copper in Lake City. Ms. Long has a previ ous record that includes prescription forgery when she was employed at a Jacksonville fense for which she was placed on probation. In other sentencings: ed no contest to sale and possession of con trolled drugs and was given a year in county jail, less 119 days already served. similar plea to burglary and petty theft, and drew an eight-month jail sentence less 75 days. He was ordered to pay $130 restitution. to possession of controlled drugs and was placed on an 18-month drug offender probation. He will undergo drug testing and Judge college or get a job. The state dropped two companion charges. The same defendant pleaded to drunk driving resulting in a serious bodily injury and got a days on house arrest. The judge ordered him to DUI school and suspended his license for six months. Mr. Lord will also do 100 hours community service and abstain from alcohol and drug use. Two related charges were dropped in that case as well. drug offender probation three years and undergo substance abuse evaluation and treatment after pleading to manufacturing methamphetamines in a case dating back to April of this year. Jewell to count 77 days off a ninemonth jail sentence for violating probation in several drug cases from 2010. The sentence runs concurrently with one in Duval County. contest to felony battery and was placed on probation for two years. Celinda L ongCOURT14 months for holiday thesMIKE ANDERSON PR ESS ST AFF Three of six campaigns for year will be decided in the August 14 primary two school board seats and one county commission seat. The race for two other county commission posts and sheriff will be determined in November. But the race to see who can raise the most money in their campaigns began months ago in all but one of the contests. So far, 11 candidates have raised more than $52,000 collectively and spent about $30,500. is a three-way race for sheriff, which has produced the most contributions in all the campaigns: $23,731. The leader in the money race is T. Cameron Coward, who reported $8,640 in contributions over the past 16 months and expenditures of $7,870. Mr. Coward, a St. Johns CounMacclenny and rents a house in publicans running against Sheriff Joey Dobson, a Democrat seeking pays $104,316 a year. At 28, Mr. Coward said his age should not be a factor, pointing to his nearly 10 years of experience in law enforcement, which began as a 19-year-old reserve deputy under Sheriff Dobson. Since no openings were available in Baker County at the time, he applied for a job with the St. Johns County July 2004. ry Bohannon, who was one of two candidates who ran a losing race against Sheriff Dobson in 2008. The sheriff won re-election that year with nearly 82 percent of the vote. Mr. Bohannon came in second in the money race this year with $7,566, slightly more than less than two weeks to go before the primary, Mr. Bohannon has spent only about $1,322. Sheriff Dobson reported expenditures of only $266.88, including a $250 sign deposit with the City of Macclenny to cover signs in the city are not removed in a timely manner after the election. The remaining $16.88 went to PayPal in fees for online cam paign donations. Since he has no opposition going into the primary, the sheriff can afford to sit back and watch campaign money around while he saves his for the nearly three months leading up to the general election on November 6. Unlike his primary opponent, Mr. Coward said he has never run found it to be a very eye-opening experience. For one thing, he said, You find that people who prompt you to run are a little less likely to support you openly because the incumbent being targeted for removal. Also, he said, someone who ing people willing to put his campaign signs in their yards, while his search has been a little more challenging. biggest hurdles, getting public support, Mr. Coward said. He said the Baker County well, but that he believes it has not kept pace with innovative methods in law enforcement that he would like to see implemented. tury experience in law enforcement to pave the way for a safer community, said Mr. Coward, who also co-owns Super Bounce bounce houses, water slides and If he wins the primary, he said fund raising approach, knowing seat the sheriff, who has the power of the incumbency on his side. sign battle, most likely not the money battle, or the personalto win on ideas, on principles, on messages and the battle for our future. Sheriff Dobson has stated that he is seeking re-election based on his many years of law enforcement experience, his long record ment in county government. The primary winner will face Sheriff Dobson on the November 6 ballot, which also will include two other county commission races. District 5 County Commissioner Mark Hartley, a Democrat seeking a fourth term, will face vis Jr. Neither has opened campaign accounts yet so they have reported no contributions and no expenditures. In the District 3 race, however, also a Democrat, has raised $1,000 from two individual donors and as of July 20 had spent lenger, Leonard Davis, a civil service retiree, reported a $2,500 self loan and expenditures total ing $1,878.41, mainly on bumper stickers and campaign signs. Mr. Davis, who worked as an electronics engineer for 41 years with the US Navy in Jacksonville, ran a losing race for county commission in 1992 but says he hopes the outcome will be different this time. I see things done, with the county not being conservative enough and doing a better job protecting our money, said Mr. Davis, a tive of Baker County whose sister is Supervisor of Elections Nita Crawford. He said he wants an opportunity to apply four decades of experience in the federal government following rules and regulations and policies and procedures in an effort to make county government function more ciently. get in there and see if there are better ways to do things, he said. The three campaigns that will be decided on August 14 are: 1, featuring Commissioner Mi tion bid, facing James A. Croft, a 53-year-old evangelist and occasional radio host who served on the commission 28 years ago and wants another crack at it. Both Mr. Croft, a man of short stature who has adopted the nickpaign ads, reported contributions totaling $1,950 and expenditures are many years as a volunteer in local public schools, with the Baker County 4-H organization, the Baker County Extension Service and other organizations. Commissioner Crews, a for deputy currently director of se curity at Northeast Florida State Hospital, has raised nearly three times as much money as his opponent. The incumbent, who served as board chairman last year, reported contributions totaling $5,450 and expenditures of $3,786.22, which still leaves him a considerable sum to spend until election day. County commissioners are paid $29,813 a year. Salaries are determined by the state based on county population. board member Patricia Weeks, a former Methodist pre-school director who has served on the board for many years, reported $6,500 in contributions, including $3,500 of her own money, and $5,475.89 in campaign expenditures. Her opponent in the non-partisan race, Andy Johnston, reported $8,250 in contributions, including $5,000 of his own money, and $6,110.74 in expenditures. While Mrs. Weeks touts her self as a proven leader and Advocate in the Business of Educating our Children, Mr. Johnston, owner of the Badcock Home Furnishings store in Macclenny, stresses in his campaign ads that new direction. In one of his ads, Mr. John ston said his son is studying to be a high school math teacher at the University of North Florida and wants to return to Baker County High to teach. However, he said the high school has received a years and that as a Christian parent it is his job to help his son be successful. incumbent is Earl Dwight Crews, a Florida Department of Corrections employee and a long-time member of the school board. He reported contributions of $1,000 and expenditures of $695.67. Mr. Crews says he is seeking reelection as a concerned, conservative, experienced and willing proven leader, who has served as board chairman twice in the past four years and has worked hard to make our school system the best possible. His challenger, Clayton P. butions and has spent $1,242.21. gust 14 to give your child a voice by electing him to the school board. School board members receive a $25,335 annual salary. $52K-plus in campaign fundsMIKE ANDERSON PR ESS ST AFF Even as property values continue to drop, producing less revenue for local government operations, the Baker County School Board this week approved a ten tative budget for 2012-13 that will give taxpayers a slight break. Instead of raising taxes to make up the lost revenue from declining property values, the board voted 5-0 on the evening of July 30 to reduce the property tax, or millage, rate 7 percent to help fund a nearly $51.5 million began July 1. The proposed tax reduction however, until after a second public hearing on September 4. The proposed tax rate cannot be increased but it could be reduced further, though that is not likely. There was no input from the audience and very little discussion by board members before the public hearing was closed. However, board chairman Dean proposed millage had been discussed in detail during a previous workshop meeting. The proposed millage rate is $7.714 per $1,000 of taxable property value, which will generate about $455,012 less than last of taxable property value. The owner of a parcel with a taxable value of $150,000, after deducting any exemptions, would owe about $1,157 in school district taxes based on the proposed rate. School board members, two of whom are up for reelection this year, were pleased to announce the tax reduction. Not too many years ago we were almost at the maximum rate of 10 mills, said board member Patricia Weeks, one of those who will face voters in her bid for another term on August 14. She noted that the district has been able to reduce the millage almost ev ery year in recent years. We have to assess enough millage to get matching funds We have to do that and the millpositive. At the same time, added Mr. trict has accumulated a reserve fund of $8.1 million, thanks mainly to federal stimulus money from 2009 to 2011, from which money will be used to help cover revenue shortfalls in the general fund. The same strategy was ap plied last year. With the stimulus money for two years we were able to put some expenses into that and in ardson said. We increased the reserve to go through these hard years. The total revenue projected in the new budget, $40.2 million, is about $4 million less than $44,372,462 in projected expenditures in the coming school year. Most of the money will come from the state, $27.6 million, followed by $7.8 million from local taxpayers and $4.7 million from the federal government. The biggest slice of the bud get pie goes to fund instructional personnel salaries and ben$5 million in facilities operation and maintenance costs, student transportation at $2.5 million and $2.4 million for salaries and district and school level. The new spending plan also contains $2.4 million for capi tal outlay projects, including replacement of air conditioning units in three buildings at the high school, the middle school and Keller Intermediate. Three new buses, seven mobile laptop computer labs for standardized testing and other projects also are included. Although state funding is ex pected to increase slightly next year, even though student enrolllevel it was a few years ago, Mrs. with dwindling reserve funds reduce taxes in the future may no longer be an option at budget time. If the trend continues then For the time being, board members are just happy they can cut taxes another year. Our total millages have been consistently dropping every it going in the right direction. After dealing with budget and taxes, the board moved on to a more pleasant item on the agen da: Accepting a $1,000 donation from First Federal Bank in Macclenny to help fund programs of the Baker County Future Farmers of America. erson accepted the donation on behalf of the FFA chapter in Baker County, which she said has won numerous awards and has distinguished itself as one of the outstanding chapters in the state of Florida. FFA is one of the best opportunities for children in the na ing student participants and their families for their dedication, hard work, discipline and positive life styles. The superintendent also announced that the annual Back to School Luncheon for teachers and staff will be held at 11 am on August 13 at Macclenny Elementary School as they begin preparschool year on August 20. carpet and have a sit-down dinner for our teachers and staff, B AKER COUNTY SCHOOL BOARDOpts for 7% millage dropDrawing on stimulus to cover decit ADVERTISING DEADLINE ISMonday at 5:00 pm bakercountypress.com

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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 MACCLENNY C HURCH OF C HRIST573 S. 5th S t. 259-6059Sunday Bible Study 9:45 am Fellowship 10:30 am 11:00 amWorship Services 11:00 am Wed. Bible Study 7:30 pmMinister Sam F. Kitching Dr. Diana M. Cordero Dr. Nydia C. Ros Roxanne Weber, PA-CMost insurances acceptedPlease call to schedule your appointment today!653-4777Of ce Hours: Monday thru Friday 8 am 5 pm31 S. 5th Street, Macclenny Redneck Cookingwill be sellingribs, chicken, boston butts & pork sandwichesacross from State Line GrocerySaturday, Aug. 4 at 9:00 am Call 704-9568 to pre-order Looking for a great learning experience for your child to attend VPK?CHECK OUTWestside Nursery & PreschoolWe have been o ering Voluntary Prekindergarten classes since the program began in 2005. We use the Links to Literacy curriculum and lots of hands-on activities for your child to have a wonderful learning experience. CLASSES FILL UP FAST!Give us a call at 259-4899 or stop by and see us! GUERRYFUNERAL HOME rff www.guerryfuneralhome.net r f Dr. Nancy E. DavieLicensed Mental Health Counselor259-1758 117 S. Fifth St.Marital Stress Depression Anxiety Trauma ADHD Eating Disorders Addiction Behavioral Relationships Nanny Barber funeral July 24thber, 92, originally of Waycross, loved ones the night of Thursday, July 19, 2012 at her in Sander son after a lengthy ill ness. She was born in HopWare County and raised in the Okefeenokee Swamp by her parents, the late Maggie Hendrix Mizell and the late Hamp Mizell, co-author of The History of the Okefeenokee. She lived her life in Manor and Waycross, married to the late was a graduate of Manor High School and Ware County Vocational School. She was a licensed practical nurse and touched many lives at both Homerville Hospital as well as Ware Manor Nursing Home until her retirement. In addition to her parents and husband, Mrs. Barber was preceded in death by her daughters Sylvia Barber Howell Caswell and Barbara Ann Barber Ferrante. Survivors include her children Lamar Barber and Larry Barber of Waycross, Judy Hiers of Chattanooga, TN, William genia (James) Williamson of Valdosta, Joel (Bambi) Barber of Sanderson, Paul (Patti) Barber children, great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and other relatives. Mrs. Barber was a devoted Christian woman who enjoyed fishing, cooking for her family, piano playing at church, reading the Bible, farming, gardening, knitting, writing poetry and most importantly spending time with her children and grandchildren. The funeral service was held on Tuesday, July 24 at 11 am at Kettle Creek Southern Congregational Methodist Church in WayLuther Thrift officiating. Burial followed in Kettle Creek Cemetery. Miles-Odum Funeral Home in Waycross was in charge of arrangements. Rhoda BarberLucille Conner, 82, of Taylor diesLucille Dinkins Conner, 82, of Sanderson died Thursday, July 26, 2012 at Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital in Macclenny after a sudden illness. She was born in the Taylor community and lived there her entire life. She was the daughter of the late Leon and Marvin Taylor Dinkins, and a homemaker who enjoyed her children and grandchildren. Mrs. Conner is survived by husband Virgil Conner of Sand(Thomas) Dyal and Janet (Charlie) Easterday of Sanderson, Essie Mae (Jimmy) Thrift of Macclenny, Lawton (Charlene) mond (Tammy) Conner and Andren, 41 great-grandchildren and eight great-great-grandchildren. The funeral service for Mrs. Conner was held at 3 pm on July Shannon Conner of the Macclenterment was in Taylor Cemetery. clenny was in charge of arrange ments.Pam Crews, 62, dies on July 31stPamela Lynn Crews, 52, of at her residence with family by her side. She was born in Macclenny on August 3, 1959 to the late Leo Eugene Wood and Nina Lee Hurst Wood. Pamela was a lifelong resident of Baker County and was a member of Souls Harbor Church of ing and little league baseball. Survivors include her loving husband Harry Joseph Crews of Crews of Macclenny and Camerstep-son Joshua Allen (Becky) sister Paula (Henry E.) Crews of her step-granddaughter Ashlynn The funeral service will be held on Saturday August 4 at 2:00 pm at her church with Pastor Shane Smith and Brother James Scott officiating. Inter ment will follow at South Prong Cemetery. The visitation will be held Friday, August 3 from 6 9 pm at the church. V. Todd Fer reira Funeral Services of Macclenny was in charge of arrange ments.Loretha Dugger, 83, of MacclennyLoretha Tyson Dugger, 83, of Macclenny died on July 26, 2012. She was born in Brandon, FL to the late Obie Stokes and Mae Combs Stokes on February 3, 1929. She was a lifelong resident of Baker County and a member of bor Church retha worked as a manager for the commercial department for NEF Telephone Company, was Baker County and enjoyed sewing, reading and tending to her flower garden. She was predeceased by her brother Edward Stokes. Survivors include her husband J.D. Dugger, Jr. of Macof Macclenny, John C. and Hazel Tyson of Jacksonville and brother Owen (Margaret) Stokes 16 greatgrandchildren and four great-great-grandchildren. The funeral service was held at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services chapel in Macclenny, FL on July 28 at 3:00 pm with Pastor Shane Smith officiating.Mrs. Neideer of Tampa dies at 59Elizabeth A. Neideffer, 59, of Tampa died on Friday, July 6, 2012 at her residence. She was a native of Baker County, graduated from Baker County High School and recently retired from the VA hospital in Tampa after 38 years. She is survived by husband gene Box of Lake Butler, Jeanette Eugene of Ft. Pierce, Earl of Lake merous nieces and nephews. The funeral service was held on July 9 at 3 pm at Forest Hills Presbyterian Church in Tampa, with interment at Myrtle Hill Cemetery. Pamela Crews L ucille Conner L oretha DuggerIn memory of Rashard Belford Happy Birthday Roly Poly! 8/1/1992-/4/11/2011 We will always love you. Still in our hearts. MOTHER CATHERINE BELFORD, TEDDY BLAKE, MISSY, DONNELLE, AUNTIE EDDIE MAE ANDBILLY JACK LEE Thanks so muchThe family of Lucille Conner would like to express its gratitude for the acts of kindness, prayers and support during our recent loss. The flowers and food, the love expressed and calls have helped us through this difficult time. A special thank you to Pastor Shannon Conner and Dale Funeral Home and the Baker continue to keep us in your The Conner familyIn memory of Cecil Dice I Miss You A little bit of you and a little bit of me, have switched respective places in a mystifying we. When miles come between us and our lives are drawn apart, our thoughts remain together, tugging softly at the heart. This loneliness without you tells of special moments shared, and says across the miles just how much weve always cared. The emptiness that comes with just the memory of your touch, stirs a feeling within that says, I miss you very much.Thanks so muchWe would like to thank everyone for the prayers, flowers, food and expressions of sympathy following the loss of our mother and grandmother. A special thank you to the staff of The Terrace at Fleming Island who provided her care the past three years, to her special friend and caregiver Linda, the staff at Orange Park Medical Center who cared for her when hospitalization was re Pastor Shane and Lisa Smith, Todd Ferreira Funeral Home. Children and grandchildren of Loretha Tyson DuggerRemembering JAKE Jason Lee Hodges 1/25/84-7/21/07 This is the beginning of a new year without you in it, but God gave us this day to use as we can. We can waste it or use it as a day to remember the sadness and let it take over our lives. Just remember, what we do today is very important be cause we are all living one day at a time. LOVE, MAMA ROSETTA HODGES Sincere thanksOn behalf of the Marilyn Sanders family, thanks to all the fam ily and friends for your prayers, food, flowers and loving support during this difficult time. Thank you Eddy, Donna, Suzy, Wendy and Jack. roofing contractor with two counts of grand theft for taking money from homeowners and not completing projects or start ing them at all. Investigators had previously 14 cases of alleged fraud because Darrell Perry Jr., 32, forged a cer pired with a Lake City agent. He Sheet Metal. In the latest cases, Mr. Perry, who is in county jail, is charged with taking $2250 representing a deposit of half the contract amount for a metal roof on Adams St. in Macclenny. The propalso of Macclenny. Mr. Perry is accused of accepting another $3000 down payment from Mr. Yarbrough as de case, the complainant says work that it was not completed. In the second information, Kim Howell alleges Mr. Perry was paid $32,000 for remodeling north of Macclenny. He did not complete the project, and some of it will have to be re-done, according to statements made to The investigator added that Mr. Perry does not have a buildfor remodeling.Roofer hit with 2 countsTwo Baker County men were attempting to poach an alligator on July 27 from the South Prong St. Mary and Keith Barber, 25, of Macclenny were named in a complaint after they and two others were spotted in and near the about midday. on routine patrol saw Mr. Pre vatt about 20 feet from the bank where he appeared to be search ing for something under the surface. The deputy said they acted nervous and Mr. Prevatt claimed he was attempting to retrieve a into the water the previous evening. mentions that police received complaints recently about suspected alligator poaching at the location. An officer from the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission ing the suspects. Two others with Macclenny, were not charged. The deputy retrieved a pistol that appeared to be hidden in vegetation near the bank. Mr. Barber claimed ownership of puter bank as stolen in Columbia County in 1997. Mr. Barber said his father mas that year, a fact that was called he bought it from a former employee. the pair with attempting to take an alligator.Cited for attempted gator poach To: Members of the Okefenoke Rural Electric Membership Co-Op I am DETTRA FULTON CREWS, a resident of Brantley County, Georgia, and I am seeking to become a Board Member of the OREMC representing Post 4, central Brantley County, Georgia. Your ballot will be mailed between August 1 6 and must be returned no later than September 4, 2012. Please vote and return your ballot early, voting for DETTRA FULTON CREWS as Board Member. Looking forward to serving on the board representing the Co-op and its employees. Thank you, Dettra F. Crews Benefit For Brenda AckersNOTICE: The Loyal Order of Moose is a private organization. All activities and events referred to are available to SATURDAY, AUGUST 4 @ NOON Spaghetti dinners 2 p.m. ? | Take-Out AvailablePlease come out and support this great cause!! Check it out...bakercountypress.com ADVERTISING DEADLINE ISMonday at 5:00 pm bakercountypress.com Press Ad Deadline: Monday 5:00 PM

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Page13AUGUST 2, 2012 Page 12 T B C P ursday, August 2, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 2012-CA-79 AURORA BANK FSB, Plaintiff, vs. ANTHONY MAGAZU A/K/A ANTHONY J. MAGAZU, et al, Defendants. ____________________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: NATALIE LANE PAUL A/K/A NATALIE PAUL Last Known Address: 14300 JANICE LANE MACCLENNY, FL 32063 Also Attempted At: 1517 HUNTERS DRIVE, MC KINNEY, TX 75070 Current Residence Unknown YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: THE NORTH 254.00 FEET OF THE NORTH 565.33 OF THE EAST HALF OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, LESS AND EXCEPT THE EAST 231.15 FEET OF SAID NE 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4. CONTAINS 2.51 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. TOGETHER WITH AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS OF OVER AND ACROSS THE WESTERLY 50 FEET OF THE EAST HALF OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 8 AS LIES NORTH OF STEEL BRIDGE ROAD AND THE SOUTH 20 FEET OF THE NORTH 565.33 FEET OF THE EAST HALF OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 8, LESS AND EXCEPT THE EAST 231.15 FEET OF SAID NORTH 565.33 FEET. AND TOGETHER WITH AN EASEMENT FOR INGRESS AND EGRESS OVER AND ACROSS THE WEST 20 FEET OF THE EAST 251.15 FEET OF THE NORTH 565.33 FEET LYING SOUTH OF THE NORTH 254.00 FEET OF THE EAST HALF OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF SECTION 8, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it, on Marshall C. Watson, P.A., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 1800 NW 49TH STREET, SUITE 120, FT. LAUDERDALE FL 33309 on or before August 23, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the rst publication of this Notice in the (Please publish in BAKER COUNTY PRESS) and le the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint. Under the American with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to par ticipate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at interpreter@circuit8.org WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 13th day of July, 2012. AL FRASER As Clerk of the Court By: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk 7/19-8/2c PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Baker County District School Board will hold the following PUBLIC HEARING on Monday, August 20, 2012, at the Baker County School Board meeting room located at 270 South Boulevard East, Macclenny, Florida, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Approval of the following School Board Policies: 3.200 Guidelines and Procedures Concerning HIV, or other Communicable Diseases (Students and Employees) 5.020 Non-Discriminatory Admission 9.040 Use of Facilities THE PUBLIC IS INVITED AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND. The documents will be available for preview at the Superintendents Office located at 270 South Boulevard East, Macclenny, Florida beginning Wednesday, July 18, 2012 (8:30 a.m. 3:00 p.m.) on Mondays through Thursdays only due to summer schedule. Sherrie Raulerson Superintendent of Schools 7/19-8/16c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No.: 02-2011-CA-000150 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OR NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CER TIFICATEHOLDERS, CWABS, INC, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-10, Plaintiff, vs. COLLINGWOOD, CATHERINE, et. al., Defendants. _______________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 02-2011-CA000150 of the Circuit Court of the Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida, wherein, THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OR NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS, CWABS, INC, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-10, Plaintiff, and, COLLINGWOOD, CATHERINE, et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, Main entrance, 339 E. MacClenny Ave., MacClenny, FL 32063, FL, at the hour of on the 27 day of August, 2012, the following described property: LOT 9, FOREST PARK SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 62, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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. DATED this 18 day of July, 2012. IMPORTANT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Courts disability coordinator at 339 E. MACCLENNY AVENUE, MACCLENNY, FL 32063, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notication if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. (20187.2643) AL FRASER Clerk Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk GREENSPOON MARDER, P.A. 100 W. Cypress Creek Rd., Fort Lauderdale, 33309 7/26-8/2c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, FOURTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 02-2012-CP-000007 DIVISION: Probate IN RE: ESTATE OF GLORIA JEAN CANTRALL, Deceased. _______________________________________/ NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Gloria Jean Cantrall, deceased, whose date of death was October 19, 2011, is pending in the Circuit Court for Baker County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 339 East Macclenny Avenue #113, Macclenny, FL 32063. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attor ney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must le their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other per sons having claims or demands against decedents estate must le their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of rst publication of this notice is July 26. Attorney for Personal Representative: Richard K. Britton Law Ofces, LLC Florida Bar No.: 480339 Matthew H. Hinson Florida Bar No. 94017 2124 Park Street Jacksonville, Florida 32204 Telephone: (904) 389-1994 Fax: (904) 389-7990 E-Mail: Rick@BrittonLawLLC.com Personal Representative: Phyllis Deese 1471 Murray Drive Jacksonville, Florida 32205 7/26-8/2c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 2012-CA-000068 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, Plaintiff, vs. BENNY H LEONARD A/K/A BENNY H. LEONARD JR. AND CONNIE S. LEONARD, et.al. Defendant. ______________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 16, 2012, and entered in 2012-CA-000068 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, is the Plaintiff and BENNY H LEONARD A/K/A BENNY H. LEONARD JR.; CONNIE S. LEONARD; BANK OF AMERICA N.A.; UNKNOWN TENANT # 1 are the Defendant(s). Al Fraiser as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Front Lobby 339 East MacClenny Ave., MacClenny, FL 32063, at 11 a.m. on August 20, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: A PART OF NW OF THE SW OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST AND A PART OF THE NE OF THE SE OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SW CORNER OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN THENCE N 00 W ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID SECTION 17, A DISTANCE OF 1336.06 FEET; THENCE N 89 W, A DISTANCE OF 78.92 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE EASTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF BILL DAVIS ROAD; THENCE N 01 W ALONG SAID EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 413.37 FEET TO 5/8 IRON ROD AND THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE N 01 W, 122.27 FEET TO AN ANGLE POINT IN SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY MARKED BY A CONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE N 00 E STILL ALONG SAID EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 262.99 FEET TO AN ANGLE POINT IN SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY MARKED BY A 5/8 IRON ROD; THENCE N 02 W STILL ALONG SAID EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 28.28 FEET TO A 5/8 IRON ROD; THENCE S 89 E A DISTANCE OF 1049.09 FEET TO A 5/8 IRON ROD; THENCE S 01 E, A DISTANCE OF 413.64 FEET TO A 5/8 IRON ROD; THENCE N 89 W, A DISTANCE OF 1056.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. 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. Dated this 17th day of July, 2012. IMPORTANT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 East University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notication if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired call 711. Al Fraser As Clerk of the Court By: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk Robertson, Anschutz & Schneid, P.L. Attorneys for Plaintiff 3010 N. Military Trail, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33431 Telephone//: 561-241-6901, Fax: 561-241-9181 7/26-8/2c MIRACLE AUTOMOTIVE AND TOWING, INC. 10510 Duval Lane-Macclenny, FL 32063 Please be advised that on August 17, 2012 at 10:00 A.M., an auction will take place at the above business and address. The vehicle to be auctioned is: 1J4FJ68S8WL126320, 1998 JEEP 8/2c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 02-2011-CA-000194 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP, Plaintiff, vs. MONALISA MICHELLE BRAY et al, Defendant(s). _______________________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: MONALISA MICHELLE BRAY LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 105 OWENS ACRES DRIVE MACCLENNY, FL 32063 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MONALISA MICHELLE BRAY LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 105 OWENS ACRES DRIVE MACCLENNY, FL 32063 CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: UNKNOWN CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in BAKER County, Florida: COMMENCE AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE EAST LINE OF SECTION 31, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND THE NORTHERLY RIGHT OFWAY OF U.S. 90 AND RUNNING SOUTH 80 DEGREES 00 MINUTES WEST, ALONG THE SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE 1,108.38 FEET TO THE WEST LINE OF A 50 FOOT ROAD; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 13 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID ROAD 310.47 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 00 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 13 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE WEST SIDE OF SAID ROAD, 100 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 23 MINUTES 47 SECONDS WEST 180 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 36 MINUTES 13 SECONDS EAST, 100 FEET; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 23 MINUTES 47 SECONDS EAST, 180 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses within 30 days after the rst publication, if any, on Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 4919 Memorial Highway, Suite 200, Tampa, Florida 33634, and le the original with this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 10 day of July, 2012. See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Ms. Jan Phillips Human Resources Manager Alachua County Family/Civil Courthouse 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410 Gainesville, FL 32601 Phone: 352-337-6237 Fax: 352-374-5238 Al Fraser Clerk of the Court By: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 COUNTRY-CONVR-UNASSIGNED-Team 2 F10098295-F10098295 7/26-8/2c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 2010CA000156 GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC Plaintiff, vs. JENNIFER CRAVEN A/K/A JENNIFER K. CRAVEN A/K/A JENNIFER KATHLEEN CRAVEN, et al Defendants. _______________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of foreclosure dated July 16, 2012, and entered in Case No. 2010CA000156 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER COUNTY, Florida, wherein GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC, is Plaintiff, and JENNIFER CRAVEN A/K/A JENNIFER K. CRAVEN A/K/A JENNIFER KATHLEEN CRAVEN, et al are Defendants, the clerk will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, beginning at 11:00 AM at BAKER County Courthouse, Front Door Entrance, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063, in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes, on the 17th day of September 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to wit: PART OF SECTION 16, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 16, RUN THENCE N 00 DEGREES 10 MINUTES 54 SECONDS EAST 2355.46 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 00 DEGREES 10 MINUTES 54 SECONDS EAST ON SAID EAST LINE, 1150.71 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 66 DEGREES 21 MINUTES 11 SECONDS WEST, 695.36 FEET TO A POINT ON THE EASTERLY LINE OF A 60 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY; THENCE THE FOLLOWING BEARINGS AND DISTANCES, ON SAID EASTERLY LINE, SOUTH 23 DEGREES 38 MINUTES 49 SECONDS EAST, 420.61 FEET; SOUTH 41 DEGREES 30 MINUTES 37 SECONDS EAST, 286.19 FEET; SOUTH 01 DEGREE 05 MINUTES 35 SECONDS WEST, 271.8 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 25 SECONDS EAST, 281.13 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING 10.47 ACRES, MORE OR LESS; SAID LANDS ALSO KNOWN AS TRACT 37, CEDAR CREEK FARMS. SUBJECT TO A 50 FOOT DRAINAGE EASEMENT ON THE EASTERLY PORTION OF THE HEREIN DESCRIBED LANDS AND ALSO SUBJECT TO TWO EXISTING 20 FOOT DRAINAGE DITCHES. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus funds 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. Dated at Macclenny, BAKER COUNTY, Florida, this 17 day of July, 2012. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coor dinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notication if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than seven (7) days; if you are hear ing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Interpreter Program at interpreter@circuit8.org Al Fraiser Clerk of said Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC c/o Phelan Hallinan PLC Attorneys for Plaintiff 2727 West Cypress Creek Road Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309 954-462-7000 7/26-8/2c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO.: 02-2012-CA-0155 SUSIE GRAY, as Personal Representative of the Estate of Carl H. Wheeler, Sr., PLAINTIFF, -vsCHESTER P. GRAY, GEORGIA MAE HILLIARD, deceased and her heirs, assigns, widower, devisee, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming through, by under, or against her, WILMER F. HARRELSON LIV ING TRUST, dated May 31, 2011, DEFENDANTS. _______________________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: GEORGIA MAE HILLIARD, deceased, and her heirs, assigns, widower, devisee, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming through, by under, or against her, YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Suit to Quit Title under Adverse Possession has been led on the following described property: A part of the NE 1/4 of Section 31, Township 2 South, Range 22 East, Baker County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Commence at a concrete monument marking the NE corner of Section 31, Township 2 South, Range 22 East, Baker County, Florida, and thence S 00 deg. 57 E, along the monumented East line of the NE 1/4 of said Section 31, a distance of 1242.54 feet to the SE corner of the NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of said Section 31; thence N 89 deg. 20 W, along the South line of said NE 1/4 of the NE 14, a distance of 7.65 feet to the West right of way line of County Road No 23-A (a/k/a Lowder St.); thence continue N 89 deg. 20 W, still along said West line, 337.35 feet to a point on the monumented West line of lands described in OR Book 2008, Page 4290 of the ofcial records of Baker County, Florida, and the Point of Beginning of the herein described lands; thence N 00 deg. 57 W, along said West line and its Northern extension, 110.00 feet to a point on the South line of lands described OR Book 150, page 147 of said ofcial records; thence N 89 deg. 20 W, along said South line, 10.00 feet to the SW corner of said lands; thence N 00 deg. 57 W, 100.00 feet to the NW corner of said lands as described in OR book 150, page 147 and being also on the Easterly most South line of lands described in OR Book 30, pages 428429 of said ofcial records; thence N 89 deg. 20 W, along said Easterly most South line 10.00 feet to the NE corner of lands described in OR book 1997, page 4313 of said ofcial records; thence S 00 deg. 57 E, along the East line of said lands described in OR Book 1997, page 4313, a distance of 105.00 feet to the SE corner of said lands; thence N 89 deg. 20 W, along the South line of said lands, 41.59 feet to its intersection with the Westerly most East line of said lands described in OR book 30, pages 428 and 429; thence S 00 deg. 57 E, 5.00 feet to the North line of lands described in OR Book 29, page 198 of the ofcial records; thence S 89 deg. 20 E, along said North line 6.59 feet to the NE corner of said lands described in OR book 29, page 198; thence S 00 deg. 57 E, along the East line of said lands, 100.00 feet to a point on the aforementioned South line of the NE 1/4 of the NE 1/4; thence N 89 deg. 20 W, along last said South line, 22.00 feet to the NE corner of lands described in OR book 30, page 427 of said ofcial records; thence S 00 deg. 57 E, along the East line of said lands, 50.00 feet to the NE corner of lands described in Deed Book 26, page 511 of said ofcial records; thence S 89 deg. 20 E, along the North line of said lands, 77.00 feet to a 5/8 iron rod, LS 4708, marking the SE corner of the aforementioned lands described in OR Book 2008, page 4290; thence N 00 deg. 57 W, 50.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. Described Parcel contains 0.25 acres, more or less. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to the action on the Petitioners Attorney whose name and address is HUGH D. FISH, JR., at P.O. Box 531, Macclenny, Florida 32063, on or before August 27, 2012, and le the original with the Clerk of Court, either before service on the petitioners attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a Summary Final Judgement will be entered for the relief demanded in the petition. WITNESS my hand and Seal of this Court on this 26 day of July, 2012. THOMAS AL FRASER As Clerk of the Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk 8/2-9c IN THE COUNTY COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 02-2012-CA-152 RONALD CERCY, LEON CONNOR, and AVIL WALKER, as Trustees and Constituting the Local Board of the Church of God at Macclenny, Plaintiffs, W.D. BARBER; DONA BARBER; ETHEL JOHNS; EVERETT JOHNS; ERA BELLE BENNETT; FLOYD BENNETT; B.R. DINKINS; AND ELVA DINKINS; UNKNOWN HEIRS of W.D. Barber, Dona Barber, Ethel Johns, Everett Johns, Era Belle Bennett, Floyd Bennett, B.R. Dinkins, and ELVA Dinkins; AL FRASER, as Clerk of Court of Baker County, Florida; MACCLENNY CHURCH OF GOD; THE CHURCH OF GOD; and TRUSTEES OF THE CHURCH OF GOD, by whatsoever name known, Defendants. / NOTICE OF ACTION TO: W.D. BARBER; DONA BARBER; ETHEL JOHNS; EVERETT JOHNS; ERA BELLE BENNETT; FLOYD BENNETT; B.R. DINKINS; AND ELVA DINKINS; UNKNOWN HEIRS of W.D. Barber, Dona Barber, Ethel Johns, Everett Johns, Era Belle Bennett, Floyd Bennett, B.R. Dinkins, and ELVA Dinkins; AL FRASER, as Clerk of Court of Baker County, Florida; MACCLENNY CHURCH OF GOD; THE CHURCH OF GOD; and TRUSTEES OF THE CHURCH OF GOD, by whatsoever name known, A quiet title action has been commenced against you in the County Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida, entitled Ronald Cercy et al. v. W.D. Barber, et al. A description of the real property proceeded against in this action is as follows: The East of Lot One, Block 22, of the Town of Macclenny, Baker County, Florida According to plat thereof as recorded in Deed Book D, page 800 of the public records of Baker County, Florida. Parcel Number 32-2S-220049-0022-0010 Lots One (1) and Two (2) of Block TwentyThree (23) according to revised plat of part of Town of Macclenny duly recorded upon the Public Records of Baker County, Florida. Lot 3 in Block 23 in the town of Macclenny according to plat of the town of Macclenny on file in Deed Book D page 800 and Deed Book V on page 600 of the Public Records of Baker County, Florida. A lot beginning at the northeast corner of Lot Twenty-eight (28) in Block Twenty-three (23) of the Town of Macclenny, Florida, according to M. D. Barbers Replat of said block recorded in Deed Book V page 600 of the public records of Baker County, Florida, then run west parallel with Shuey Avenue 119.4 feet, then run south parallel with Sixth Street 18 feet, then run east parallel with Shuey Avenue 119.4 feet, then run north along west side of Sixth Street 18 Feet to the place of beginning. You are required to file written defenses with the clerk of the court and to serve a copy on petitioners attorney within 30 days after the first publication of this notice. Petitioners attorney is Joseph L. Mannikko, Esq., Mannikko & Baris, P.O. Box 1667, Macclenny, Florida 32063. Dated on: July 23, 2012. AL FRASER AS CLERK OF THE COURT By: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk 8/2-9c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 08-000010-CA U.S. BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, v. WILLIAM R. JONES; RACHEL L. JONES; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION, Defendants. _______________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 16, 2012, in this cause, I will sell the property situated in BAKER County, Florida, described as: LOT 7, BLOCK 3, JERRY W. THOMAS SUBDIVISION, AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 42 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 403 JERRY CIR, MACCLENNY, FL 32063 at public sale to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063, Florida, at eleven oclock a.m., on August 20, 2012. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated at Macclenny, Florida, this 18 day of July, 2012. Al Fraser Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, P.A. 12425 28TH ST N STE 200 ST. PETERSBURG, FL 33716 (727) 536-4911 phone / (727) 539-1094 fax IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT COURT ADMINISTRATION, AT BAKER COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 339 EAST MACCLENNY AVE., MACCLENNY, FL 32063, TELEPHONE 904 259 8113, NOT LATER THAN (7) DAYS PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING. IF HEARING IMPAIRED, TDD 1 800 955 8771, OR VOICE (V) 1 800 955 8770, VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. 8/2-9c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 02-2011-CA-000083 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA; Plaintiff, vs. TRUDY A. ALLEN A/K/A TRUDY ALLEN; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TRUDY A. ALLEN A/K/A TRUDY ALLEN; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY; Defendants, _______________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE (The Record) NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 16th 2012., in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the BAKER COUNTY. AT the EAST DOOR of the courthouse at 339 East MacClenny Avenue, MacClenny, Florida, beginning at 11:00 A.M. on August 27th 2012, the following described property: LOT`5, FOREST PARK SUBDIVISON, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 62, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. Property Address: 709 6TH STREET N, MACCLENNY, FL 32063 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Dated October 27, 2012. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at interpreter@circuit8.org. WITNESS my hand on this 18 day of July, 2012. Marinosci Law Group, P.A. 100 W. Cypress Creek Road, STE 1045 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 Phone: 954-644-8704 Fax: 954-772-9601 Al Fraser Clerk of Court Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk of Court 8/2-9c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 02-2011-CA-000016 HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR ACE SECURITIES CORP. HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2006-OP1, ASSET BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES Plaintiff, vs. CHRISTINE A. WILSON, IF LIVING AND IF DEAD; PRESTON WILSON, IF LIVING AND IF DEAD; SHARON G. CUNNINGHAM A/K/A SHARON RUTH A/K/A SHARON KORDEK, IF LIVING AND IF DEAD; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHARON G. CUNNINGHAM A/K/A SHARON RUTH A/K/A SHARON KORDEK, IF LIVING AND IF DEAD, ET AL.; UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY, IF ANY; SAND CANYON CORPORATION F/K/A OPTION ONE MORTGAGE CORPORATION, A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION; HUNTERS RIDGE PROPERTY OWNER`S ASSOCIATION, INC. Defendants _______________________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant(s): SHARON G. CUNNINGHAM A/K/A SHARON RUTH A/K/A SHARON KORDEK Last Known Address 1039 GORE DR. OVIEDO, FL 32765 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHARON G. CUNNINGHAM A/K/A SHARON RUTH A/K/A SHARON KORDEK Last Known Address 1039 GORE DR. OVIEDO, FL 32765 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: LOT 17, HUNTERS RIDGE AT GLEN PLANTATION, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 74 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 14421 HUNTERS RIDGE RD, W., GLEN SAINT MARY, FL 32040 has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of you written defenses, if any, to it, on Marinosci Law Group, P.C., Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 100 W. Cypress Creek Road, Suite 1045, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 on or before August 26, 2012, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the rst publication of this Notice in the BAKER COUNTY PRESS le the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demand in the complaint. This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No. 2.065. IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call (800) 955-8770. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court this 12 day of July, 2012. AL FRASER As Clerk of the Court By: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk Marinosci Law Group, P.C. 100 W. Cypress Creek Road, Suite 1045 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 Telephone: (954) 644-8704 Telefacsimile: (954) 772-9601 8/2-9c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 02-2010-CA-000122 AURORA LOAN SERVICES, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. CONSTANCE D. KNABB, et al, Defendant(s). _______________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 24, 2012, and entered in Case No. 02-2010-CA-000122 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida in which Aurora Loan Services, LLC, is the Plaintiff and Constance D. Knabb, James W. Knabb, Jr., Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for SCME Mortgage Bankers, Inc., a California Corporation, United States of America, are defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on ALL SALES WILL BE HELD AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE, 339 E. MACCLENNY AVE., MACCLENNY, FL 32063. THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER MUST PAY AT LEAST 5% OF THE SUCCESSFUL BID BY CASH OR CASHIERS CHECK AT THE TIME OF THE SALE. THE REMAINING BID AMOUNT MUST BE TENDERED BY 4:00PM ON THE DAY OF THE SALE BY CASH OR CASHIERS CHECK ONLY., Baker County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 26 day of November, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: A PORTION OF SECTION 33, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA PARCEL 1: BEGIN AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE EXTENSION OF THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY OF MINNESOTA AVENUE, A 66 FOOT RIGHT-OF-WAY, WITH THE EASTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF EAST BOULEVARD, A 100 FOOT RIGHT-OFWAY, AND THENCE RUN NORTH 10 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 53 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE SAID EASTERLY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 394.48 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 70 DEGREES 58 MINUTES 29 SECONDS EAST, NOW DEPART ING FROM THE SAID EASTERLY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 315.87 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 10 DEGREES 25 MINUTES 53 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 239.02 FEET TO A POINT ON THE SAID EXTENDED LINE; THENCE RUN SOUTH 79 DEGREES 32 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST ALONG THE SAID LINE, A DISTANCE OF 275.04 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LESS AND EXCEPT THAT PORTION OF THE ABOVE-DESCRIBED PARCEL OF LAND AS FULLY DESCRIBED IN THAT CERTAIN WARRANTY DEED RECORDED IN OFFICIAL RECORDS BOOK 1997, PAGE 3868, PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 375 EAST BLVD. S., MACCLENNY, FL 32063-2722 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. Dated in Baker County, Florida this 24th day of July, 2012. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinatory, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352)337-6237 within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired, please call 1-800-955-8771; if you are voice impaired, please call 1-800-955-8770. Al Fraser Clerk of the Circuit Court Baker County, Florida By: Tabitha Willson Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 MAH 10-42488 8/2-9c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No. 12000103CA NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC, PLAINTIFF, VS. ELMER HUGH DAVIS JR. A/K/A DAVE SHARKY DAVIS, ET AL. DEFENDANT(S). _______________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION To: Elmer Hugh Davis a/k/a Dave Sharky Davis a/k/a Elmer Hugh Davis Jr. & Unknown Spouse of Elmer Hugh Davis a/k/a Dave Sharky Davis a/k/a Elmer Hugh Davis, Jr. RESIDENCE: UNKNOWN LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 6148 Miltondale Rd., MacClenny, FL 32063 YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in Baker County, Florida: ALL THAT CERTAIN LAND SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, VIZ: COMMENCE AT THE SW CORNER OF THE SE 1/4 SECTION 30, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, AND RUN N 0 DEGREES 23` 30 E, 60.00 FEET TO THE NORTH LINE OF A 60.00 FOOT ROAD, THENCE S 88 DEGREES 40` E, ALONG SAID ROAD, 169.69 FEET; THENCE N 0 DEGREES 23` 30 E, 140.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, AND RUN THENCE N 0 DEGREES 23` 30 E, 115.00 FEET; THENCE S 88 DEGREES 40 E, 205.69 FEET TO THE WEST LINE OF A 60.00 FOOT ROAD, THENCE S. 0 DEGREES 23` 30 W, ALONG SAID ROAD, 115.00 FEET; THENCE N. 88 DEGREES 40 W, 205.69 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. has been led against you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to this action, on Gladstone Law Group, P.A., attorneys for plaintiff, whose address is 1499 W. Palmetto Park Rd, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33486, and le the original with the Clerk of the Court, within 30 days after the rst publication of this notice, either before August 31, 2012 or immediately thereafter, otherwise a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. DATED: July 31, 2012. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notication if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Al Fraser Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Tabitha Willson Deputy Clerk of the Court Gladstone Law Group, P.A. 1499 W. Palmetto Park Rd, Suite 300, Boca Raton, FL 33486 8/2-9c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.:02-2011-CA-158 FARMERS & MERCHANTS BANK Plaintiff, vs. RAMSAI MACCLENNY, LLC, a Georgia Limited Liability Company OMM PROPERTIES, LLC, a Georgia Limited Liability Company DEEPAK C. RAMCHANDANI, VIDYA D. RAMCHANDANI Defendants, _______________________________________/ CLERKS NOTICE OF SALE UNDER F.S. CHAPTER 45 NOTICE GIVEN that, in accordance with the Agreed Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated July 23, 2012 in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Baker County Courthouse located at 339 E Macclenny Ave., Macclenny, FL 32063 at 11:00AM on August 23, 2012, the following described property: EXHIBIT A LEGAL DESCRIPTION OUTLOT A A PORTION OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4, SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE COMMENCE AT A FOUND 4 BY 4 CONCRETE MONUMENT NO IDENTIFICATION, SAID MONUMENT BEING THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SOUTHWEST 1/4, SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA; THENCE SOUTH 88 WEST ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SOUTHWEST 1/4, A DISTANCE OF 204.31 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 01 EAST A DISTANCE OF 69.00 FEET TO THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD 228, A VARIABLE WIDTH RIGHT OF WAY AS NOW ESTABLISHED; THENCE SOUTH 56 EAST, ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 231.02 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. THENCE SOUTH 56 EAST, CONTINUING ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 268.69 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 52 EAST, CONTINUING ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 0.89 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 33 WEST, DEPARTING SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE AND ALONG A NORTHWESTERLY LINE OF AN ACCESS EASEMENT AS RECORDED IN INSTRUMENT NUMBER 200600009832, SAID BAKER COUNTY, A DISTANCE OF 157.61 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 88 WEST, ALONG A NORTHERLY LINE OF SAID ACCESS EASEMENT, A DISTANCE OF 22.27 FEET; THENCE NORTH 55 WEST, ALONG A NORTHEASTERLY LINE OF SAID ACCESS EASEMENT, A DISTANCE OF 253.25 FEET; THENCE NORTH 33 EAST, ALONG A SOUTHEASTERLY LINE OF SAID ACCESS EASEMENT, A DISTANCE OF 168.38 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING 45,876 SQAURE FEET OR 1.05 ACRES, MORE OR LESS. Dated: July 24, 2012 Al Fraser Clerk of Court By: Tabitha Willson Deputy Clerk 8/2-9c LEGA L NOTICES PUBLIC NOTICE The quarterly meeting of the Baker County Transportation Disadvantaged Local Coordinating Board will take place at 10:00 am, Thursday, August 16, 2012, at the Baker County Commission Building, 55 North 3rd Street, Macclenny, Florida, 32063. All interested persons are invited to attend. The Northeast Florida Regional Council adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make reasonable modications for access to this meeting upon request. Requests should be received at least 72 hours in advance of the meeting in order to allow time to provide the requested service. For more information, contact the Northeast Florida Regional Council at (904) 279-0880 between the hours of 8 a.m. 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. 8/2c A, R&R, INC 10525 DUVAL LANE MACCLENNY, FL 32063 Phone (904) 259-4774 The following vehicles will be sold at public auction August 17, 2012 at 10:00 A.M. at A, R&R INC, 10525 Duval Lane, Macclenny, FL 32063. 1993 Ford Ranger vin # 1FTCR14U7PTA39554 1996 GMC VAN vin # 1GDGG35K8TF506453 1998 GMC SAFARI vin # 1GKDM19W2WB522827 8/2c MY DAD taught me to be a responsible citizen. MY DAD encouraged me to be firm but fair. MY DAD stressed to me the value of education. MY DAD raised me to stand on principles. MY DAD taught me to consider all facts before drawing conclusions. MY DAD taught me to remember the past to help improve the future. MY DAD applies all of the above while serving as OUR Commissioner. Your District 1 Commissioner Happy 97 th BirthdayMertie M. LoadholtzLove, Your Family Ms. Harvey and Mr. O rbergVows in the spring for Glen St. Mary coupleDerek and Tammie Harvey announce the engagement of daughter Derica Alabama Har vey to Jonathon Trey Orberg, the son of John and Lisa Orberg, also The couple plans a spring wedding. Fish reunionThe annual Ben and Kizzie Smith Fish family reunion will be held Saturday, August 4 at the Ag Center in Macclenny. am and the program one hour later with pictures, activities and family trivia. Bring a favorgoods, ice and A/C are furnished. Mr. and Mrs. StaordCelebrating 50 years of marriage marriage with a dinner and party at the Christian Fellowship Temple in Macclenny on August 4. son on that date in 1962. Their children are Laura Jacobs and Stephen Stafford, and they have seven grandchildren. Friends and family are invited to the celebration. 3 BCHS reunionThe Baker County High School Class of 1983 will hold a meeting on Thursday, August 9 at 7:30 pm to further plan for its upcoming 30th reunion. The meeting will be held at Organizers will be collecting contact information to send out invitations. Please e-mail Jeanne Scott Minard at jeanne.minard@ yahoo.com with your information.Acrylic art and computer classesThe Baker County school district is offering classes in two subject areas for persons 55 and older: gust 23 with art supplies included. computer classes starting August 21. These grant-funded classes will be held at 523 W. Minnesota Ave. in Macclenny. Pre-regislimited. For more details, call 2590403. in NEXT WEEKS edition PRE SS CLA SSIFIED S ONLY$6.00 cash/check Deadline M onday at 5:00 THE BAKER COUN T Y PRESS We publish wedding & birth announcementsFREE!$6 with Picture(4 week deadline) www.bakercountypress.com Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm NO EXCEPTIONS! Vote ClaytonGRIFFISfor School Board, District 1Is it time for change? FACT: The Baker County School District was ranked 51 out of 67 counties in Florida by the Florida Department of Education. FACT: In 2011 our high school was ranked 285 out of 443 high schools in Florida. Meaning more than half the high schools in Florida were outperforming our high school. FACT: Baker Countys graduation rate is lower than Nassau, Union, St. Johns & Clay counties. Less than 2 out of 3 minorities are actually graduating. FACT: As we send our children out into the world they will be forced to compete with children from surrounding counties with an inferior education. FACT: My opponent has been on the Baker County School Board for 28 years. YES it is time for a CHANGE! We owe it to our children to give them the adequate preparation and skills to help them become successful in their endeavors. GIVE YOUR CHILD A VOICE. ON AUGUST 14TH

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ursday, August 2, 2012 T B C P Page 15 Page 14 T B C P ursday, August 2, 2012 WE ARE BAKER COUNTYS ROOFING EXPERTSCOMBS BUILDERS, INC. We specialize in problem roofs 259-2563 FREE Estimates ROGER RAULERSON WELL DRILLING2 and 4 wells Call Roger or Roger Dale 259-7531 Licensed & Insured Family owned & operated12/31tfcANGEL AQUA, INC.Water Quality Treatment We can improve your water Water softeners Iron lters Sales Rentals Service Repairs Store Salt or Salt delivery 797 S. 6th Street, Macclenny259-66727/12tfcERIC RAULERSON CONSTRUCTION Drafting and permitting services available. New brick home with lifetime roofing starting at $55/SF904-483-8742 904-259-3299CRC1327878 1/14tfc C.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 welldriller@nefcom.netLicense No. FL 2795, GA 566 5/24-5/16/13pPEACOCK PAINTING, INC.Professional painting Interior Exterior Pressure washing Residential Commercial Parking lot line striping Fully insured & Locally owned 25 years experience259-58772/10tfc LAND CLEARING A little or a lot259-29002/10tfcRONNIE SAPP WELL DRILLINGWater treatment 904-259-6934Licensed Florida and Georgia11/19tfcGATEWAY PEST CONTROL, INC. 259-3808All types of pest control Call Eston, Shannon or Bill Ask about our re ant control6/26tfcRICH LAURAMORE CONSTRUCTION, INC.Custom homes 259-4893 or 403-4781 cell RR License No. 282811470 11/19tfc FULL LINE OF WEDDING INVITATIONS & ACCESSORIESShower and anniversary invitations The Ofce Mart 110 South 5th Street259-37374/28tfcDEPENDABLE HEATING, AC AND ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR 259-6546Elec. license # EC-0001471 AC license # CA-C057649 2/10tfc PRINTING & F AXINGBlack & White and Color Copies, Custom Business Forms, Business Cards, Signs, Stickers, Invitations for any occasion, Rubber Stamps and so much more!!! The Ofce Mart 110 South Fifth Street259-3737 5/19tfc W ADES TRACTOR WORKS Grade land for drainage 904-838-65005/31-10/4/12CYPRESS LAWN SERVICE Specializing in commercial and residential476-0402 Licensed and Insured9/9tfcFILL DIRTCulverts installed Tim Johnson259-25365/11tfcA & D IRRIGATION & PRESSURE WASHIG LLC. 651-17397/26-8/16p KONNIES 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) 4/21tfcCYPRESS HOME BUILDERS, INC.Custom new home construction of Log home and conventional homes Jody Paul Thrift904-591-26402/10tfc NOW AVAILABLE1 and 2 BedroomsBaldwin GroveAPARTMENTS904-266-4070T.T.D. 1-800-955-8771 Handicap EquippedRENTAL ASSISTANCE A VAILABLE TO QUALIFIED APPLICANTSThis institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. Woodlawn Kennels Quality Professional Care ....... . . . . . . .................. Anderson Quality ROOFING Metal & Shingle Reroofs & Roof Repairs Your hometown contractor! LIC.#RC00670032593300IN GOD WE TRUST.LICENSED & INSUREDLIC.#RB0067070LLC $ $ WE BUY TIMBER $ $ DIAMOND TIMBER, INC.FOR A QUALITY CUT Class i fied ads and no tic es must be paid in advance, and be in our office no lat er than 4:00 pm the Monday preceding pub li ca tion, unless otherwise arranged in advance. Ads can be mailed provided they are accompanied by payment and instructions. They should be mailed to: Class i fied Ads, The Baker County Press, P.O. Box 598, Mac clen ny, FL 32063. We can not assume responsibility for ac curacy of ads or notices given over the telephone. Li a bil i ty for errors in all advertising will be limited to the first publication only. If after that time, the ad continues to run without notification of error by the person or agen cy for whom it was pub lish ed, then that party as sumes full payment re spon sibility. The Baker County Press reserves the right to refuse advertising or any oth er mate ri al which in the opinion of the publisher does not meet standards of publication. Eggs: $1.50/dozen, $3 a at, Bobby Sapp Rd., Macclenny, 259-4936. 8/2-16p Hickory Hill sofa and chair $350. Pur chased at Circle K. Red, plaid, cushion style. Only interested calls 904-3527101. 8/2p Two Floral rugs, 5 x 8, good condition, $60 for both, 904-352-7101. 8/2p 2001-1100 Yamaha motorcycle, 5 sp. transmission, 18K miles $1800 OBO, 2591435. 7/26-8/2p Eggs for sale, brown or white, $1.50/dozen. Please bring own crates. 259-4936. 7/19-8/2p 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 Valenta green peanuts for sale. $30 a bushel. 1-386-752-3434. 7/19-8/9p 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 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 Babysitting: Need a baby sitter when school starts back? Call 259-5320, ask for Kathy. 8/2p Child care Mon.-Fri. in my home. 2591435 for more details. 7/26-8/2 p Home, commercial and church cleaning. Reasonable prices. Call Lori 904-2597004. References available. 8/2p 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 2005 Volkswagen Beetle convertible, mileage 63,896, 2007 Honda Accord, exc. cond., 128,830 miles; 1999 Chevy Silverado Z71, 241,254 miles; 1997 GMC Sierra 1500, 4x4, 190,812 miles. Accepting bids through August 6; contact Beth at Country Federal CU, 904-653-4453. 7/26 tfc 2000 GMC Jimmy-SUV ; 2 door, 2 wheel drive, automatic, reliable, ice cold Delco A/C, new fuel injection system, new catalytic converter, Silver exterior, black interior, 167,000 miles but well maintained with records, good gas mileage, peppy 6 cylinder. Dependable SUV at an affordable price. $2500 Call 904-653-1058 after 6pm during week, anytime on weekends, or leave message. 8/2p 1992 Miata, red, 197,000 miles, runs good with good MPG. $2500. 259-4291. 8/2p 1988 Ford Ranger, nice, automatic, red, $4700. Call 571-0913. 8/2p Dogs: all types from puppies to adults. Animal Control, $65 adoption fees will apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc Wolf/shepherd mixed pups born in Feb.; beautiful, loving, well-socialized; H/C shots, wormed; must nd forever homes; $175, 904-266-3452. 7/26-8/2p 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 Automobile repair shop is seeking honest, hard working automotive technician that has the desire to join a winning team. Candidates must have the ability to perform diagnostics using state of the art scan tools and diagnostic equipment, and do repairs and maintenance ser vices on late and early model vehicles. Must know how to use the internet and Mitchells/ShopKey to aid in repairs and diagnostics. Must be able to work in a busy environment while working well with others. A valid clean driving record, tools and ASE certication is required. Excellent pay for the right person. Pay is strictly commission. Email qualications and or resume with contact information to greatplacetoworkat@hotmail.com. 8/2p Class-A CDL atbed drivers Home on the weekends! All miles paid (loaded and empty)! Lease to own No money down. Call 866-823-0323. 8/2p Customer Service/Admin. Clerk: 25-39 hours/week, sales/cs experience required, accounting experience helpful. Email resume to custsvcposition@yahoo.com. 8/2p Cleaning company hiring part time help, evenings Mon.-Fri., 904-753-0846 or apply at info@raysorenterprises.com 7/26-8/2p 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 advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination, call HUD toll free at 1-800-6699777. The toll free telephone number for the impaired is 1-800-927-9275. Wooden 1 acre lot in Hunters Ridge West in Glen St. Mary. $26,500 OBO. 904-2593805. 7/26-8/2p 4.28 ac. on St. Marys River, Moniac, GA, Hwy 185, mile marker 9.5; 240 ft. on river, 243 ft. on Hwy 185; 850 ft. deep, $50,000, 904-631-0383. 8/2p 2BR, 1 BA house in Union County; call 386-431-9228. 7/26-8/16p 14 buildable lots off Wolfe Drive in the city. $27,500/lot. Call 318-5206 or 6169432. 7/26-8/9p Home for sale: 3 BR, 2 BA, 1700 SF, located in the Hills of Glen on 1 acre, hardwood oors, updated kitchen. Please call for an appointment to view, 259-2456. 7/19-8/2p Two city lots (cleared) in Glen St. Mary, N. Sherman St. 904-259-2685. 7/19-8/9p 100 x 100 commercial lot on corner of US 90 and Dugger St. in the city. $49,900. Call 318-5206 or 616-9432. 7/26-8/9c Investment and income producing property 1 acre on Charlie Rowe Drive with a singlewide and doublewide, $89,900; both currently rented monthly income $1,300. Call 318-5206 or 616-9432. 7/29-8/9c 2 lots on 121 N. next to Quick and Handy, $60,000. Call 318-5206 or 616-9432. 7/26-8/9c 3.46 acres, north Sanderson, set up for mobile home $42,000. Owner nancing. Call 904-813-1580. 2/10tfc 3 BR, 2 BA brick house on Rhoden Tr. in the city, $89,900. Call 318-5206 or 6169432. 7/26-8/9c Palm Harbor doublewide, 1848 SF with land, in city limits $70,000 or make offer, Macclenny. 259-4588, ask for Virginia. 8/2-9p acre lot just outside city limits with mobile home. Mobile home has no value. $35,000, D/P $1,500, $324/month. Call 813-1580. 7/12tfc 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 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 5 BR house with in-ground pool, completely remodeled, $1250/month, plus deposit. 259-6528 or 424-9589. 8/2p Singlewide trailer on one acre, fenced with well and septic tank. 3 BR, 1 BA. Dishwasher, ice maker, ceiling fans. Just remodeled. $650/month, $650 deposit. No smoking. 275-2800. 8/2-9p 4 BR, 1 BA brick home on large city lot, W/D, 55 West Ohio Ave., Macclenny, $825/ month, $500 deposit. 904-813-5558. 8/2p 3 BR, 1 BA house near Memorial Stadium, $750/month, rst and last plus $300 security deposit. 710-5246. 8/2-9p 2 BR, 1 BA duplex all appliances, including W/D, dishwasher, $650/month, $650 deposit.. 904-591-2790 or 259-3300. 7/19tfc 4 BR, 2 BA brick home with attached garage in quiet neighborhood within Mac clenny city limits, with in-ground pool. 2300 SF. New wood ooring, new kitchen cabinets with granite counter-tops and stainless steel appliances. No smoking. One year lease but will consider less. $1100/month, 904-236-0823. 8/2p Single and doublewide mobile homes, re modeled, in Sanderson, 275-2136. 8/2p Doublewide mobile home in Glen on 1 ac.; service animals only; $800 dep., $800/ mo. 904-259-3805. 7/26-8/2p 3 BR, 2 BA house in Macclenny city lim its, big fenced yard, W/D hook-up, CH/A, $800/mo. plus deposit; 904-410-7074. 7/26-8/2p 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home in Kozy Korners; $600/mo. 1st and last plus $300 deposit; CH/A service animals only; includes gar bage, lawn service and water; 259-7335. 7/26tfc 3 BR, 1 BA house, CH/A, $500/month, $600 deposit. 923-2191. 7/19-8/9c 4 BR, 2 BA MH, 2200 SF on 3.5 fenced acre, CH/A, W/D hook-up. $1000/month, 904-838-7790. 8/2p 2000 sq. ft. Doublewide, outside Macclenny, Hwy. 185, 3 BR, 2 BA, wood decks on one acre, fenced, $700; will sell with owner nancing, 904-879-2143. 8/2p 2 BR, 2 BA mobile home in Glen St. Mary area; $600/mo., $600 deposit. 386-3445065. 7/26-8/2p 2 BR, 2 BA duplex, W/D, dishwasher, front and rear porches, water/sewer included, nicest in town, $700/month plus deposit, 718-8898. 8/2p 3 BR, 2 BA, doublewide on one acre, yard partially fenced, fresh paint, newer carpet, 9x12 shed, $650/month, rst, last and $300 security. Available now. 259-5877. 7/19tfc 2, 3 or 4 BR mobile homes for rent, rent from $500-$650/month, $400 security deposit. Call 318-5206 or 616-9432. 7/26-8/9c Clean 3 BR, 1 BA home, nice yard, in Macclenny area, $750/month, call 8131580 or 259-2255. 8/2tfc 2 BR, 1 BA home in Glen, $650/month $650 deposit. 904-874-3361. 8/2c Cute 1 BR house, small nursery or ofce area, large kitchen, CH/A, large fenced yard, in Macclenny, $350 damage deposit, $650/month, service animals only. 8817977. 8/2p 2 BR, 2 BA on 1 acre, CH/A, $550/month, first, last and $300 deposit. 259-7335. 3/22tfc 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 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home C/HA, W/D hookup, garbage, water, sewage and lawn care included. $625/month, $625 deposit, first month rent, first month prorated; 904219-2690 or 912-843-8165. 7/26tfc 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 904-259-8595. 6/14tfc Two singlewide mobile homes, ready to move in; Lawtey: 904-782-3380. 8/2p Mobile Homes, 2 and 3 BR, A/C, service animals only. $500-575 plus deposit. 904860-4604. 9/1tfc Professional retail office space for lease. Prime location on Hwy 121 Call 259-9022 for details. 11/3tfc I buy mobile homes, Cash! Fair price. Paid immediately. 904-259-4663. 7/26-8/16c Residents affected by natural disasters, new 14 wides for $16,999, delivered to your lot, 0% down payment, W.A.C.; Call 386-418-0424. 8/2-30c Foreclosure: Beautiful 2007, 4 BR on huge 2.5 acres, remodeled $99,000 or $4,000 down / $599/month. Call 904259-4663. 7/26-8/16c Tired of all the extras, Buy my new 2013, 4 BR, 2 BA; Delivered and set-up with well/ septic tank/power pole and permits included; Only $59,995. Call Bell 386-4180424. 8/2-30c Special program: All ood victims, thousands off with free furniture, W/D, and beds. 904-259-4663. Wayne Frier Macclenny Factory Outlet. 7/26-8-16c No money down: Use your land. 3 BR $320/month; 4 BR $490/month. Free furniture package through 8/15. Call 904259-4663. 7/26-8/16c Singlewides: Horton, 16x80, $9900; Skyline 16x80, $15,900; Fleetwood, 14x70, $12,900. 904-259-4663. 7/26-8/16c 2002 Doublewide, 3 BR, 2 BA, located on city lot in Glen. New metal roof and numer ous interior upgrades. $67,500. Owner nancing available, call 904-476-7136. 7/19tfc Handy man special 2 BR, 1.5 BA, delivered to your lot, $6,995. Call Ricky 386418-0438. 8/2-30c Super big, 2013, 32x80, 4 BR, den, model, delivery and set-up, $60,995. Call BG 386-418-0438. 8/2-30c New 2013, 16x80, delivery and set-up, A/C / skirting / steps included, $35,995. Call 386-418-0424. 8/2-30c Live Oak homes, guaranteed best deals in South Georgia and state of Florida. Call 386-418-0424. 13th Street Homes Sales, US 441 Alachua, FL. 8/2-30c No down payment to land owners. FHA/ VA and in house nancing. Call 386-4180438. 13th Street Home Sales, US 441 Alachua, FL. 8/2-30c FOR SALE ANIMALS YARD SALESThursday and Friday 9:00 am 1:00 pm, 13488 E. Tall Pine Road; clothes girls, womens all sizes, boys 10/12-18; household items, books, costume jewelry. Friday 8:30 am 1:00 pm, 7408 Corbit Crews Road; small, white house on 125 South of Glen; furniture, mens clothing (2X) and toddlers (3T). Friday 8:00 am 3:00 pm, Go 121 North to 23C, turn left, go two miles, turn left on James Britt Road, rst house on left in the back; Baby clothes, hunting equipment, furniture, books dishes and much more. More added since last sale. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am 12:00 pm, 7564 Odis Yarborough Road; Brand new table and chairs, back-to-school clothes, and much more. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am ?, 569 Timberlane Drive, Macclenny; Clothes, all sizes, crib and mattress and much more. Friday and Saturday 8:30 am ?, 14858 Gaskins Circle, Sanderson; Little of everything. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am ?, 13860 North State Road 121, follow signs; Moving sale, everything from A-Z, downsizing, so lots to get rid of. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am ?, 253 East Minnesota Ave.; basketball hoop, household items, clothing starting at 25. Friday and Saturday 9:00 am 4:00 pm, 5454 Woodlawn Road, rain cancels. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am 12:00 pm, 10495 St. Mary Circle E., Macclenny; lots of everything. Friday and Saturday 9:00 am 3:00 pm, 5984 Hwy. 185, just before 6 mile marker, brick house on right; Dresser, nice extra large ladies clothes, 2 porch rockers and too much to mention. Friday and Saturday 9:00 am 1:00 pm, 5571 CR 23C, Macclenny; Abeka books, clarinet, large area rug, futon, tires and more. Friday and Saturday 8:00 am 12:30 pm, 1115 Copper Creek Drive; three family garage sale. Friday and Saturday 7:00 am 1:00 pm, 9589 Glenwood Drive, Glen; sleeper sofa, antique buffet, jewelry, lamps, books, clothes, lots of miscellaneous. Friday, Saturday and Sunday 8:00 am ? pm, Huge yard sale held at the Big Barn Auction Barn, GSM, End of Stasi Rd. Saturday 8:00 am ?, 11790 Mud Lake Road; multi-family, toys, baby items, baby-6yrs. boys and girls clothes and shoes, women and mens clothing and shoes, purses, furniture, household items, and more! Saturday 8:00 am ?, 1285 Copper Creek; furniture, pictures, and household items. Saturday 8:00 am 4:00 pm, 13821 Cedar Creek Drive, Sanderson; A little bit of everything. Saturday 8:00 am ?, Winder Road, off Tee in Nursery Plantation. Saturday 8:00 am 3:00 pm, Corner of US 90 and Gilford Davis Road. Saturday 8:00 am ?, 6317 CW Webb Road, Macclenny; Lots of stuff Dale Earnhardt Jr. memorabilia. Come check us out. Saturday 8:00 am ?, 11792 Huckleberry Trail East. Saturday 7:00 am 12:00 pm, 489 Timber Lane Drive; Lots of everything, T.V. entertainment center,clothes, Nike football cleats size 11, household items, bedding and more. Saturday 8:00 am 2:00 pm, 559 North 5th St., Macclenny; Lots of stuff. MISCELL ANEOUS A UTOMOBILES 500 DOLLARS & DEEDis all you need to move into your new Manufactured & Modular HomeCALL PAT800-414-2130 REAL ESTATE FOR RENT LAKE BUTLER HOSPITALFull-Time Position DIRECTOR OF NURSING Will be over ER, OR and Med Surge Floor, Current RN License, Ward or Hospital Management Preferred. Teaching and/or Supervisory Exp. Preferred. For further information, please visit our website: www.lakebutlerhospital.com (386) 496-2323 EXT 9258, FAX (386) 496-9399 Equal Employment Opportunity / Tobacco/Drug Free Workplace HELP WANTED C OMMER CIAL FR ready on probation was arrested late on July 24 for disorderly intoxication and petty theft at the Macclenny Park off North 8th St. Jeremiah Combs he was at the park with his family about 10:45 when confronted by the youth, 17, and another male. They allegedly asked him if he had marijuana and used profanities before the suspect ran off with a pack of cigarettes belonging to Mr. Pendleton. The victim then chased him down and called police. The youth refused to identify the second sus pect. In another arrest involving alcohol, Sheila Zajkowski, 48, of Macclenny was charged with disorderly conduct the afternoon of July 26 for harassing a neighbor at a trailer park in the south city. Deputy Ben Anderson said her neighbor William Hubbard complained that the suspect continually pounded on the front door of his trailer about 2:20. refused to calm herself after he arrived at the scene on Brent Lane. Two Macclenny men already in county jail were served on July 24 with warrants from Columbia County for the same offense. Willie Wintons Jr., 51, was wanted for failure to appear in court for reckless driving, and Kevin Wilkerson, 35, for failure to appear for driving on a suspended license. Police were called to a residence on Fred Harvey tered by a suspect or suspects who then drove off when they heard a dog barking inside. Brandy Henderson told Deputy Chad Montean she was sleeping about 3:20 when her dog began barking. She looked out the bedroom window to see a dark blue Chevrolet pickup exiting her driveway. It was a single-cab model with what appeared to be a chrome Chevy emblem on the front grill. She then noted the front door was partially ajar and police later determined it had been kicked open. They also found the screen to a bedroom window had been removed and that someone had attempted to enter there. Sanderson said the pickup matched the description 127 north of Sanderson, and Deputy Montean then interviewed him at his residence. In other property crimes, an iPad and laptop computer were taken from the residence of Donald The victim told Deputy Jeremiah Combs the property was valued at $950. A bedroom window was the likely point of entry. phin St. north of Sanderson in the late afternoon of ing room window. A television valued at $700, along with an X-Box game and connector valued at $400 were missing, as was a jar with about $50 in coins. Mr. Hills told Deputy Jacob Satterwhite a friend hood, and claims to have seen him walking on Dolphin with a television. The juvenile suspect denied longed to Wayne Frier Home Center and was discovered missing when an employee went back to the property and noticed a well pump building had been MOBILE HOME We publish wedding & birth announcementsFREE!$6 with Picture(4 week deadline) Check it out...bakercountypress.com www.bakercountypress.com Custom PrintingStationery Invoices Business Cards Envelopes Invitations THE OFFICE MART ADVERTISING DEADLINE ISMonday at 5:00 pm

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ursday, August 2, 2012 T B C P Page 17 Page16AUGUST 2, 2012 JOEL ADDINGT ON N EWS EDIT OR reporter@bakercountypress.com Baker County Touchdown Club cheer league will be Saturday, August 4, and organizers say new coaches to the pee wee division teams. Added to the roster of coaches, now totaling 25 and many with experience cheering or coaching at the prep and college levels, are Shelby Meachum, Brittany John son, Kelsey Crawford, Kristin Smith, Jessica Snell-McHenry, Christie Mette, Morrissa Taylor, and Amanda Canaday. Cheer coordinator Melinda Lewis said the goal of the program is to teach the fundamencharacter. average cost for the three-month season, including a uniform, is $150. ble. Senior division will cheer on Monday nights while middle and pee wee divisions will do so on Saturdays, both at Memorial Stadium. be from 9 am to 1 pm this Saturday. A cheer camp, for $25, is also scheduled at the location on August 11. Ms. Lewis said all but four of Wildcat cheerleaders, including six captains, and 14 competed on all-star teams, including two that won bids to an international competition known as worlds. Our football program is always full in very division each year, said the coordinator. Our cheer program has decreased due to parents going to all-star programs or trying different activities. We are letting parents know that our coaching staff has ery level on every team. We need their involvement and participation to make it work. The average cost for the three-month season, including a uniform is $150. Children re ceive weekly lesson on motions, jumps, cheers and chants and dance during a 12-week period. 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. Cheer uniform deposits due by August 4th. Cheerleaders must be fitted for uniform by August 4th. Football & Cheerleader BCHS FOOTBALL SEASON TICKETSfor current ticket holders will be on sale at the BCHS Front OfficeAugust 6-9 from 7:30-3:30 & August 13-17 from 7:30-3:30Unsold tickets will be raffled off at the Red & White scrimmage game on August 17. You must be present to purchase. Please call the BCHS Front Office for further information. Vote GREGORY BOHANNON Hi! ImGregory Bohannon I am 50 years old and have been a Republican since age 18. I have been a resident of Baker County for 35 local schools here. I am a military veteran, having served in the Navy as an Electronics Technician. I am a 1995 graduate of the Police Academy. I have been invited to the White House three duce the budget. lars. to verify the validity of my claims. man of the Allman Brothers Band. I never pursued I never asked for celebrity support to enhance my BOHANNON BOHANNON BOHANNON BOHANNON BCTC Little League Cheer ~ The Best of the Best! 2012 BCTC Cheerleading Camp Saturday, August 119 am 1 pm | Check in: 8:45 amat Memorial Stadiumfor Ages 5-13 All ability levels are welcome! Fee: $25 per childParticipants must bring their drink or use water fountain, and a sack lunch. Must wear tennis shoes, cheer shorts, t-shirt/tank and hair up.For information on registering contact 430-7911Are you ready to take your cheerleading to the next level???Join us at the first annual BCTC Cheerleading Camp. This camp is led by BCTC Cheer Coordinator, National School & All-Star Coach & Tumbling Instructor: Melinda Lewis, joined by several nationally ranked Camp Instructors. Participants will learn and improve skills in Motions, Jumps, Dance, Tumbling, Crowd Involvement, Team Building, and Leadership! BAKER COUNTY LITTLE LEAGUE FALL BALL SIGNUPSSaturdayAugust 4 & August 1110 am to 12 pm Knabb Sports Complex in the boardroom Baseball Softball Ages 4 -16 SPECIAL EXCEPTIONHenry M. Forbes is requesting a Special Exception for the proper ty he is leasing at 380 N. Lowder Street. This property is Zoned Com mercial Neighborhood and is cur rently being used as a church. There will be a Zoning Adjustment Board meeting held on August 13, 2012 at 5:00 pm at City Hall. Any sup port or objections will be heard at this time. VARIANCEWilmar Bryant is requesting a Zoning Variance for property he is leasing from South GA Bear Enter prises LLC. The Variance is for the purpose of reducing the setbacks of the fence from 150 feet to 100 feet. There will be a Zoning Adjust ment Board meeting held on August 13, 2012 at 5:00 pm at City Hall. Any support or objections to this re quest will be heard at this time. BOB GERARD | SPOR TS Wildcat football defensive end CeCe Jefferson has been getting a lot of attention over the summer. Jefferson, who was named a Freshman All-American last season, has been featured on a number of sports and recruiting websites such as MaxPreps, 250 lb. defender is well on his way to being a top player if he can avoid injury and continue at a high level of play. Jefferson was one of the defensive stars for BCHS last season and has had seven Division 1 offers. He attended the Will Muschamp Football Camp in June sive enough to be offered a UF scholarship at the end of camp. The upcoming sophomore will continue to weigh his options but currently has offers from Lou isville, Alabama, Arkansas, Auburn, Clemson, FSU, North Carolina and South Carolina as well Jefferson was a force to be reckoned with this past season with 22.5 tackles and 10 sacks. He gave opposing players all they could handle, even when he lined up against some of the top offensive linemen in the state, including Parade All-American of Bolles. He will be tested early this season when he faces off against the No. 3 ranked offensive lineman in the state, who plays for Columbia High. If Jefferson continues his high level of play the offers will likely keep rolling in. FILE PHOTO BY JUD JOHNSON CeCe Jeerson. few of my favorite Olympics stoic heroism, but the Olympics I have known that kind of thing. My first sports memory is watching the were watching or who won, but it from then on. ley knew how much I loved the Olympics and agreed to stay home with the kids while I fulfilled a dream for seeing the games in person. Nothing was going to stop me from going. I had a bulging disc and had surgery the day I got back. I had great seats at all kinds and had to stand at the back. I I saw some big-time events Donovan Baily set the world record in the 100 meters. And Michael Johnson, gold shoes and all, in the 400. That night I considered going by the Centennial Olympic Park but my back hurt too much. I got up the next morning to discover that there had been a domestic terror bombing in the park about the time I would have gotten there. On my way back to the stadi um the next day I got to play journalist. The ATF and FBI were all around Centennial Park, checking cars and looking in trash cans. They had police tape up but I ducked under it. I told an Atlanta policeman that I was a reporter and was taking pictures paper, probably just assumed the Atlanta Journal-Constitution I got some great shots of the FBI using mirrors to look at the undercarriages of parked cars. We printed them with a story that week in The Press. My favorite Olympic story is about a trip I took for my 50th birthday to Brazil. Kelley toured Corcavado Mountain, but being afraid of heights I decided to lunch at an Italian restaurant and found myself seated next to a table of goddesses. They were After staring at them for a while I noticed that they all had the same necklace the Olympic rings. I was having lunch with team. I am watching them play the USA as I write this column. F LROB E RT GE RAR D Conditione d Cats get breatherBOB GERARD | SPOR TS For local horse trainer Joy Hoskier, the opportunity for a national championship pony dropped in her lap. She was given the pony Smooth Operator and molded him into a champion. Smooth Operator will compete in the Large Pony Division at the National Pony Finals, August 7-12 in Lexington, KY. When he came to me he was sun-bleached and had a pot belly and his mane was all ragged, said Ms. Hoskier. But I started training him and kept him working and he got better and better. Ms. Hoskier trains English saddle and took Smooth Operator to hunt competitions around Florida. Local rider Halie Thornton was in the saddle for several of the events. is a hunter, which combines jumping and cross country and is essentially the skills a horse needs for a fox hunt. She learned competitive riding in Lake Charles, Louisiana and continued to compete in hunt shows after moving to Macclenny. There are competitions all over the area, she said. Because of his size 14 hands, 2 inches Smooth Operator is considered a pony, but he is large enough to be at the top of measurement scale. There is tremendous cost involved in competing on the national lev el, so Ms. Hoskier leased the pony to trainer Margaret Prather in Tallahassee. Should Smooth Operator do well in Lexington, she will be able to sell it for top dollar. Not bad for a pony that was basically dropped in her lap. The Wildcat football team ing and will take a short break before coming back for fall practice on August 18. The Wildcats made progress over the course Sulkowski and his staff spent this year. We were able to work more on football than in the last two summers, said Sulkowski. They have a much better idea now of what we are trying to do which puts us way ahead as the season starts. It might not have started that way. Though there was an excellent turnout at conditioning, the as Sulkowski puts it. His players are young and took a bit of time to mature into their roles. Over the course of June and team, said the coach. I believe and we helped these guys understand the work it is going to take in order for us to have success this football season. Sulkowski is a big believer in conditioning. He is convinced that the hot days of summer are what determines the success of the team and helps protect players from injuries as the season progresses. Much time during the summer was spent on getting stronger and developing endur ance. As we move into fall camp mode we are going to put a huge emphasis on conditioning. We will have multiple guys who may due to depth at certain positions, he coach said. As coaches we feel pretty good about our top back-ups. Moving into the fall practices, the coaching staff will work to close the gap between starters and back-ups. All in all I have to say that this other, he said. It seems like yesterday we were preparing our kids for our spring game and here Bring your invitation kit and let us do the workThe Office Mart 110 S. 5th Street 259 3737 PHOTO SUBMITTED BY MELINDA LEWIS Above are new pee wee cheer coaches (front) Brittany Johnson, Shelby Me chum, Kelsey Crawford, (back) Kristin Smith and Jessica McHenry. Out of County SubscribersFed up with your copy of The Press arriving late, or not at all? 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ursday, August 2, 2012 T B C P Page 18 www.bakercountypress.com A south Florida truck driver was treated for severe lacerations to the left side of his head after he was dropped off in east Macclenny by two men who hijacked his rig early on July 25 from a cold storage facility in west Jacksonville. Troy Easley, 47, of Pompano Beach said he was pistol whipped by one of two black males who bound him and held him at gunpoint in the sleeper compartment of his 2004 Freightliner while driving it from the hijack location to east Macclenny early on July 25. Mr. Easley told Deputy Jer emiah Combs he freed himself from an electrical cord and a sheet that bound his arms behind his back and walked to the Kan garoo convenience store on US 90 about 3:30 am. He was overpowered while parked with the semi waiting for the storage facility to open. The incident is similar to one that occurred early on June 12 involving a central Florida truck driver abducted from a Baldwin parking lot and driven by one of two black males to near Inter state 10 and South 5th in Macclenny, where he was dropped off unharmed. In that case, the driver said one of the suspects drove his truck after tying him up, and the other was in a Mustang. A Lulu, FL man reported his SUV stolen from the parking lot of ating its sale to an unknown male. Bryan Cason, 37, told Deputy Brandon Kiser the potential buyer left the premises on South 6th in Macclenny after going to the parking lot to inspect it. The owner also said the man and a female he believes was his wife named Shirley drove off in another SUV when he discovered Mr. Cason described him as a white male about 50 years old missleaving because he was nervous because of the extra money he is carrying. Deputy Kiser attempted to reach the second man using a phone number Mr. Cason had previously used. He also learned the missing 2003 Ford Excursion displayed a tag belonging to another vehicle Mr. Cason said he already sold. In a case of vehicle vandalism, police suspect the ex-boyfriend of a Macclenny woman is responsible for damage done to her 1997 Nissan overnight on July 28. tened, sugar in the gas tank and spray painting on the body. Deputy Tony Norman said initial attempts to reach the ex-boyfriend, who lives in Macclenny, were unsuccessful. Police had earlier involving the estranged boyfriend, who reportedly was upset before the second incident after learning she was in a new relationship.