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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: 10-25-2012
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Macclenny (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
Newspapers -- Baker County (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Baker -- Macclenny
Coordinates: 30.283333 x -82.116667 ( Place of Publication )
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began Apr. 12, 1929.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 11, no. 39 (Jan. 2, 1931).
Funding: Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.
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COVERING BAKER COUNTY SIN CE 1929The countys most professional and extensive source for news, classied, display and real estate listings The debate between 16-year incumbent sheriff Joey Dobson and his youthful challenger Cameron Coward grew more contested as the 25-minute affair moved along. The candidates sparred over crime statistics, the new jail and enforcing traffic laws as backers clad in campaign Tshirts applauded and hollered in sometimes raucous displays of support. Like the county commission candidates who preceded them on the stage, Mr. Dobson, the Democrat, and Mr. Coward, the Republican, were asked ini tially why voters should select them to serve as the next sher iff rather than their opponent. I have nothing against the sheriff, responded Mr. Coward. I think hes done this county extremely well. But, he said, it was time to pass the torch to another generation and his dual experience in small business and as a sheriffs deputy in St. Johns County make him the better choice. I think Ill do a great job. I know I will with your help, Mr. Coward said. Sheriff Dobson talked about his experience managing the department for more than a decade, adding that, I know what my agency does. I know how we have run Baker County and helped the people of Baker County and we will continue to do that in the next four years. At the last candidate forum in late July, which the sheriff Candidates for county comdressing issues like the Barber Road closure, sand mining, their political affiliation and others during the 40-minute portion of the program dedicated to the countys governing board. Democrat Mark Hartley, the District 5 incumbent, is facing Republican Eddie Davis, Jr. while Gordon Crews, the boards current chairman and a Democrat, is up against Re publican Leonard Davis in the District 3 race. bate moderator and Press publisher Jim McGauley: Why would you be a better commissioner than your opponent? Both incumbents said their respective experience on the commission and in the community sets them apart from their challengers. Mr. Crews pointed to his eight years on the board and his nurse management experience in Fraser Hospitals ER. Mr. Hartley pointed to his 12 years work in the community. Leonard Davis leaned on his A Macclenny man arrested nearly a year ago for supplying vodka to a teenage girl who later died was sentenced in county court on October 18 to a year in jail. James Roy Harmon, 24, entered a no contest plea before Judge Joey Williams to a single count of contributing to the delina minor. A companion charge was dropped as part of the plea agreement. Mr. Harmon, who has been out on bond since his arrest on November 22 of last year, be gins his jail term the evening of October 26. He admitted to furnishing Alexis Lloyd, 14, with the shots the evening of November 17 when she, her brother and other friends showed up at the defendants Barber Circle residence to eat pizza. The teen returned later that evening to her mothers resi dence on Twin Oakes Lane in Glen St. Mary where she became ill. Her mother Rachel told police she checked on her daughter in a bedroom and she had stopped breathing. Jacksonville that night and died November 25 at Wolfson Childrens Hospital without regaining consciousness. Her blood alcohol level at legal intoxication. Mrs. Lloyd described her daughter, a BCHS student, as very outgoing and free-spirited with an infectious laugh. bakercountypress.comVisit our website and vote each week in our online poll. ONLINE POLL RESULTS How should local governments spur economic development?27% Incentives like property tax breaks... 14% Relaxed building, zoning, regulations 14% Rapid expansion of public infrastruc ture 5% Lease assistance for business start-ups 40% All of the above PreK-Kindergarten Center unleashes youths on the pumpkin patch See page 11Bobcats remain undefeated at 6-0, eyeing another conference title See page 17Principal: One-third of collegeready grads dont goSee Page 7S ee page 3 S ee page 2 James Harmon HOMECOMING 2012 BCHS PHOTOS BY JUD JOHNSON AND JOEL ADDINGTON Homecoming fever took over central Mac clenny late last week beginning with a parade down US 90 to Memorial Stadium where the Cat Growl pep rally took place immediately afterwards on October 18. Pictured at top are the BCHS majorettes performing their aming baton routine at the Cat Growl. Above at right are (center) homecoming queen Haley Dopson and runner-ups (left) Laken Head and (right) Joshalyn Brown at halftime of the homecoming game against Terry Parker the following evening. Also pictured from the parade are (clockwise from top left) the senior oat, which won 4th place among the classes, Packers youth cheerleaders, riders of the Relay for Life oat and two members of the sophomore class hamming it up along side their third-place oat. Juniors got 1st place, and freshmen 2nd. Six candidates for local office squared off debate-style at the high school the afternoon of October 20, exactly seven days before early voting begins here and across the state. It was the second election forum organized by The Press this year and featured a more lively format allowing candidates to respond to their op ponents answers. The rst forum in late July did not include rebuttals and each candidate for the same oce answered the same questions. This time around, some questions were posed to specic candidates while others were answered by all the commission or sheri candidates. Questions were collected from both readers and the newspapers sta during the weeks leading up to the debate, which started at 3 pm in the school auditorium and drew 100-200 attendees. Commission hopefuls elded nine questions and the sheri candidates seven. To see the complete debate, please visit the video section of www.bak ercountypress.com.JOEL ADDINGT ON | N EWS E DIT OR | reporter@bakercountypress.comCounty commission...Sheri candidates...2nd forum was a bit more lively

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ursday, October 25, 2012 T B C P Page 3 Page 2 T B C P ursday, October 25, 2012did not attend, Mr. Coward cast doubt on reports that crime has fallen in Baker County. He reasserted that claim at last weekends debate when asked why he believes crime is down, despite data from the Florida De partment of Law Enforcement (FDLE) showing crime rate drops in three of the last four years. My answer is simple, Mr. Coward said. A 26 percent increase one year and a 12 percent decrease the next year is not a true decrease. You havent even gotten even ... Nothing has de creased. The candidate then cited, mostly accurately, three years of crime rates: for 2009, up 26 percent; for 2010, down 11 percent; and in 2011, down 12 percent. Were still paddling up stream, said Mr. Coward. The candidate, however, failed to include years prior to 2009 in his analysis. FDLEs uniform crime reports show that the crime rate here spiked considerably in 2005 and again in 2009; but the net change depends on when you start tracking the changes. For instance, between 2008 and 2011, the latest year for which FDLE data is available online, the net decline was 15.8 percent. Over the last decade, since 2002, there was a net decrease of 30 percent. At the debate, Mr. Dobson offered preliminary crime data for 2012, which he said has been submitted to the state, but not yet released officially. For the the crime rate fell 20.7 percent, presumably as compared to the same period in 2011. If these figures are lies, I guess the FDLE tells lies also, said Mr. Dobson. Then the sheriff was asked about a recent claim made by his opponent in a lengthy campaign ad. It noted that the sheriffs ofthree years according to the BCSOs most recent audit. Is this claim true or false and debate moderator and Press publisher Jim McGauley. Mr. Dobson initially dismissed the claim as false, but added, We do have an accounting of what we have at the shersues moving to the new facility? We absolutely did. The sheriff alluded to not having enough staff to conduct the inventories, saying a position was created to include that job In his rebuttal, Mr. Coward held up a letter from the sheriff to auditors in which Mr. Dobson addressed the lack of an inventory. Its signed by you, Mr. Coward said to the incumbent. After the event, Mr. DobHe said each department keeps a separate property inventory, but nobody tracks property and ditors to review. Next the candidates tackled cally in 121, 228 and 125. Are you speed traps on major thoroughfares? the moderator asked. Sheriff Dobson immediately said he was not a fan of speed traps. He said he prefers that deputies enforce speed limits in the course of their normal duties, but hes not in favor of targetwrite tickets. His opponent, meanwhile, said speed limits and drunk driving laws are not enforced as they need to be. While he didnt address speed traps specifically, Mr. Coward said, I understand theres a good ole boy system in place, where youve had a little too much to drink, you run off the road and clip a mailbox, and well take you home. Thats going to end under my administration. Another recent ad from the Coward campaign criticized the sheriff for his support of the new jail, which was built with no taxpayer money but costs the county 75 percent more than the old facility did to house local inmates. He was asked what a better course of action wouldve been, given the dilapidated state of the former jail and estimates for its repair topping $1 million. Mr. Coward did not cite an alternative beyond saying he wouldve used creative thinking. Mr. Dobson responded by correcting a detail in a statement from his opponent. Mr. Coward said that in 30 to 40 years, the facility would be outdated, and when it fails, local taxpayers will bear the burden. He has no idea about our fa cility, said the sheriff. Mr. Dobson added that the projects duration was only 22 years, and some 18 years remain before the Baker Correctional Development Corporation, the and sold bonds to fund its construction, is scheduled to pay off the $45 million debt. It will be paid for in 18 more years, not 40 years, and it will be long entirely to you, the taxpayers of Baker County, and there will be revenue for the county commissioners, said the incumbent. broached the subject of race. The reader asked, I have been a lifetime resident of our county and I cant remember a time when there were no black deputies on patrol. Whats your plan to recruit and retain such deputies? Though neither candidate detailed a plan for hiring and keeping black patrol officers, both expressed a commitment to diversity and hiring any employees I believe everyone deserves an opportunity to do what they love, said Mr. Coward. If theyre willing to take the proper courses, get the training, to devote their lives to keeping you and your family safe, I dont care if theyre black, white, purple or green, theyre welcome. The topic of hiring, however, gave the sheriff an opening passed over Mr. Coward when he applied to the department following completion of his law enforcement training. If they apply properly and come to us, we will hire AfricanAmericans, Mr. Dobson said. What we dont hire are people mold. And I can tell you thats something we made a decision on with Mr. Coward. resume as well, noting his experience in the Civil Service managing large budgets, planning and developing policies and procedures for the government. I think we (the county) need more detailed policies and procedures ... and more long-range planning, he said. Eddie Davis, meanwhile, drew a contrast between his personal ity and the demeanor of his opponent. He said Mr. Hartley was more forceful personality, in his opinion, was better suited for the Mr. Hartley is a little more reserved, Eddie Davis said. A package of constitutional amendments on the November ballot could give many new tax breaks to various groups of property owners and reduce funding for local governments. The commission hopefuls were asked to express their posically, which would save money owners of commercial real estate, but put more strain on cashstrapped local governments. None of the candidates op posed the amendment outright, but some commented on how lost revenue should the amendment pass with 60 percent of the vote in November. Mr. Crews said he was unde cided on the measure, but could support other amendments that would cut property taxes for se niors and the disabled. They need a break, he said. Leonard Davis said hes already voted for the amendment, but called it, a double-edged sword. Our county is hurting for funding right now. So Im for it, but we still need more creative the road, he said. Eddie Davis also expressed support for Amendment 4, but said he would like to see the county eliminate its impact fees, too. That would be my biggest way to cut, he said. Mr. Hartley said he would support anything that would help senior citizens, but did not address Amendment 4 alone. Well have to look at our budget and decide what we have to do to compensate for that cut, as we do any other time, he said. There was also general agreement on cutting the salaries and selves to show their commitment to reducing county spending. They receive travel and cell phone stipends, about $29,000 in salary, plus health and retireWe have to look at everything, commented Mr. Hartley. Its going to be tough times coming up, his opponent, Eddie Davis, said. We should start from the top down, said Leonard Davis, adding that he would also like to cut other expenses in the county Leonard Davis was also asked to defend a recent campaign ad in which he pledged to attract county department and reduce homeowners insurance rates by improving the departments response to fires. He was asked how he would you fund these improvements. The candidate explained changes in the countys ISO ratings, which determine insurance rates, over the last few decades, but did not point to a funding source. After the debate, how ever, Leonard Davis, who served 1990s, suggested increasing the vices. Instead of an across-theboard increase, though, he said a tiered approach based on how station would be more appropriate. He said homes located ter service and lower insurance rates, so they should pay a higher assessment than those located farther away. Still, when candidates were tion about the best way to close were unanimous in avoiding any talk of tax or fee increases. Asked if they favored spending cuts, tax or fee increases, or a combination of both strategies to minimize the impact of each, the panelists focused on spending reductions and growing the tax base rather than ways to boost rev enue. The candidates did have differing viewpoints on the closure, by order of the county commission, of Barber Road. And you thought you were going to get out of here without said Mr. McGauley, the moderator, to gently rib the candidates. The road was closed due to safety concerns and complaints from the residents on what used to be a popular shortcut between SRs 228 and 121. The county still maintains the dirt roadway, and as such, the candidates were asked if they would support deeding the rightof-way back to private property owners and ceasing maintenance of the road. Mr. Crews said he would not pursue that course, at least not yet. He said the county has rebuild a bypass road from US 90 near the Walmart Distribution Center to 228 near the Walmart store, and then from the store west to 121. That might happen, said Mr. Crews. If we get that appropriation, then we can consider turning over the right-of-way. Mr. Hartley agreed, adding that the bypass road would also keep tractor trailers out of downtown Macclenny. Both he and Mr. Crews defended their votes to close Bar ber Road, citing safety concerns about the narrow wooden bridge over Turkey Creek and a sharp curve that leads to it from the west. But Leonard Davis and Eddie Davis (no relation) used the opportunity to reiterate, as they did at the last forum, their support of opening the road back up to trafLeonard Davis acknowledged the safety problems, though, saying the road should be improved to address those issues before its reopened. Last week Mr. Crews announced his opposition to proposed sand mining plans and in doing so joined the rest of the candidates, who have also publicly stated their resistance to the plans. Multiple reviews of the mining plans by both a county consultant and state regulators are still ongoing. So, during the debate, Mr. Crews, was asked why he changed his previous position, expressed at the last forum in late July, when he said wanted to hear all the information before taking a stand. Mr. Crews attributed his opposition now to his own research and prayer time. Nowhere did I er County, he said. COUNTRY FEDERALCREDIT UNION Switching accounts should be easy! 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Zion NCM ChurchGames & Prizes for Kids & Teens Food | Fun | FellowshipBest of all--Everything is FREE14670 SR 121 N., Macclenny 259-4461 R e E lectMARK HARTLEYCounty Commissioner District 5Dedicated to serving the people of Baker County I TOOK A PUBLIC STAND AGAINST THE SAND MINES.As your Commissioner, I will continue to plan now for Baker County's future. I would appreciate your continued support. Paid for by Mark Hartley Democrat for County Commissioner, District 5. PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON Sheri Dobson (seated left) and challenger Coward squared o on BCHS stage. Moderator Jim McGauley is at left.From page 1The Baker High Hi-Q teams Bradford County October 16. The varsity team handily won in Starke 115 to 45, while JV lost 166 to 133 without who coach Cathy Hooper called our main man Tommy, who was ill. In their previous match, Baker Countys varsity Hi-Q players dispatched Union County 165 to 100. JV topped their opponents 242 to 157 in the match. The teams will have a rematch against Columbia County at home October 30 starting at 4 pm in the media center. Baker County won their last meeting. The Hi-Q players be back at home November 13 against Bradford County.Hi-Q sees rst loss in StarkePvt. Dalton CombsFinishes Marine basicPvt. Dalton Combs of Glen St. Mary graduated on October 5 from Marine Corps basic training at Parris Island, S.C. The son of Julie and Gregory Combs, he is a 2012 graduate of Baker County High School. Upon completion of combat training at Camp Lejeune, N.C., Pvt. Combs will train at Twentynine Palms, CA for a specialty in communications. bakercountypress.com

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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 PPage5O C T O BE R 25, 2012 Page 4 T B C P ursday, October 25, 2012Dear Editor: I am perfectly furious because Mr. Addington has attempted to blacken the character of our neighbor and friend Judith Rutherford. The whole article (Alleges child abuse at school) could have been written without mentioning the name of any involved, particularly since DCF total innocence; only as the article said: If criminal charges are sought. Now people who dont know her as we do will always wonder what happened. We are certain no criminal charges will be sought unless the accusing party is found guilty of something. toward accusation with nothing to substantiate it other than employee. Mrs. Rutherford has been our neighbor for almost sixteen years. She has consistently Christian lady. She does not deserve in any way to be put through this public humiliation on the word of someone who Surely a good reporter could am certain he could have found unnamed sources only too believe, from what I have heard from my unnamed sources, plenty could be told. This reporter must have been reading the Times-Union from Jacksonville and studying how to slant stories for more sensationalism. Patricia A. Cornell (Mrs. Ron Vinson) Baxter Debates seem to be everywhere of late, but none more high prole than those featuring the presidential candidates. We turned to our Facebook peeps to ask, Do you feel the presidential de bates help voters make up their mind or is the decision made before the debates even begin? Heres a look at some of the reactions: Charmazing McWonderful: Most peoples minds are all ready made up and dont care to get an education on the facts at hand. Our so ciety has become dependent on the government and thats just what the Obama administration wants. Most have became sheep. Dwayne Norman: My decision was made well before any of these debates. My vote is based on moral values that are straight from the word of God. Dana Pulley: My mind is already made up; I research as much information about each candidate as I can, then decided who best repre sents my POV. Jason Randall: Totally made up beforehand. Thats why Facebook claims both of them won the de bates, despite gaes, falsities and lack of information. Mike Richardson: Im just trying to gure out what people are go ing to talk about on Facebook when politics and football season is over. Jessica Brown: Unfortunately, far too many people dont bother to do any research at all into the candidates, their records, their plans and their positions. I dont think the debates change many minds in part because our relentless media machine has been telling us what to think from all sides. Join us on Facebook.com by searching for The Baker County Press. Facebook fansWhat you had to say ... LETTER T O THE EDIT OR October 27 November 3 |7:00 am 7:00 pmATTENTION: ALL REGISTERED VOTERSAvoid the Election Day rush to the polls & vote earlyat the Supervisor of Elections office32 N. 5th Street, Suite A, MacclennyFor more information call 259-6339 or visit our website at www.bakerelections.comNita D. Crawford, Supervisor of Elections IMPRESS I ONSJim McG auley Some readers may be following the discussion following the release two weeks ago of new goals set by the Florida Board of Education on reading and math skills. The board set percentage goals for students in the state to either reach or surpass by the year 2018. Nothing new here states are insisting on minimum standards on basic skills and in Floridas case we even assign school and district grades based on student performance and progress from year to year. The debate, however, swirls around the state boards setting different percentage goals based on race. In a nutshell, Asian students have the shortest distance to go reaching the goals, but goals are set higher. White students are lower, followed by Hispanic. Blacks are the lowest; they are per forming at the lowest levels in 2012 and even if they reach goals set by the board in six years, theyre still not expected to do as well as other groups. And thats the rub. One official labeled it the soft bigotry of low expectations, resurrecting a phrase coined in the George Bush years. Thats a subtle but damning indictment of what many see as condensation toward black students and ultimately, black culture, in this the fifth decade since the passage of civil rights legislation and integration of public schools. A reasonable argument as far as it goes. But what policies like this say in a broader sense is were still too fixated on race and ethnic breakdowns. And a major blame for this stubborn habit we have goes right to government agencies like, well, the Florida Board of Education. How this revised race and ethnic-based goal setting will affect Baker County schools isnt known, but what the education industry doesnt need in policy that, in effect, creates strata of learning. Do Asian kids excel generally? Yes. Do white kids do better than blacks and Hispanics. Seems to be so. Is anything public schools do likely to alter that anytime soon? Mmm, doubtful. Why do you suppose that is? Do you think its because of whats going on in childrens lives outside classrooms, off school grounds and at other times than during the school day. You think? What the Board of Education is trying to accomplish is fine, and it may be effective in tightening that learning gap in reading and math. Different races and ethnicities are now going to the same schools but spitting out different re sults, so pardon some of us if we cast a wary eye. It seems the more governresults, the wider the outcome gap appears to get. There are, of course, many exceptions and thats probably what keeps them trying to make things Trouble is, the more people go about their daily routines including school students aware that different things are expected of them on the basis of what color or race they came into the world belonging to, the less assimilated we all become. If you havent noticed, were feeling divided enough al ready. Dear Editor: I am writing to express my sincere disappointment with your publication of the story of October 18, 2012 Not guilty of child sexual batteries, votes Mann jury. I am outraged that this story was published. Have you no consideration for the poor child who is now known to every reader of The Baker County Press? Whether the accused was found guilty or not, this story should never have been published. Whatever happened to protecting the identity of the victim [and yes, her identity will be known, because you published her fathers name]? Did you not take into consideration that it will now be known by every person of Baker County, plus any others that read this publication, that this child considers herself a victim of sexual assault. Baker County is a small community and inNow, not only does this child have to live with the circumstances of the accusation and everyone and anyone knowing who she is. Shame on you for not considering the full impact of this story. Did the entire county need to know that this man was not found guilty? What purpose did it really serve? That you would stoop to such low standards just to get a headline is uncon scionable. Kimberly Robinson MacclennyRace-based student goalswell-intentioned, misguided Outraged by story onM ann trialIm not as young as I used to be. What in the world could cause me to say that? The middle age belly? The hair graying? What oh, what? Okay. All of that stuff. But mainly its how lousy I feel after driving a school bus for 19 hours. Like Ive been hit by a base to work right on the keyboard. My eyesight is a little fuzzy around the edges. Every inch of me feels fuzzy around the edges and its working its way to the middle fast. This past weekend was my yearly trip to Arkansas in a school bus. Why do you go to Arkansas in a school bus, you ask? Because thats the only way to get there with school kids. Every year, the school district graciously allows me to take part in the Petit Jean Performance Festival, a prestigious celebration at Petit Jean State Park, in Morrilton, Arkansas. We live in cabins on top of a mountain, cook our own food and perform with the big boys. By the big boys I mean colleges and universities. We are the only high school in atten dance each year so it is doubly an honor to be there. This year, there were performances by LSU, San Jose State, Capital University and us. So, I crawl into a school bus and along with guidance counselor Diane Wells we tag team all the way to Arkansas. The kids play games, rehearse, read, etc. We drive and try pretty unsuccessfully to sleep on a school bus. I used to be able to do the drive alone. 19 hours alone. I must have been out of my mind. And young. Not any more. In our precious free time we hike up and down the mountain to a beautiful waterfall. This year I begged out of the hike. Ostensibly it was to start cooking dinner but in reality the prospect of crawling back up that mountain trail didnt hold much allure to me. Pretty sad, eh? Ill have to do something about that before next year. Our performances were very well received. We brought two this year, one a short story by Jean Shepherd called County Fair that had them laughing their heads off as we duplicated a spinning, tilting, whirling fair ride on some folding chairs. The audience loved it when the performers turned themselves upside down in the chair and loose change went everywhere. Our performers, Megan Powell, Joel Econom, Caitlin Mason, Caitlin Crawford, Hunter Williams and Rebekah McNeill did a great job with the show, solo performances and in a group workshop. The second show was some thing called Where Are You Going, Where Have You Been by Joyce Carol Oates that we are looking at performing at the Florida Theatre Conference. It is one of the most singularly disturbing pieces of literature ever written. One minute our performers had them laughing at their goofy antics. The next they had them glued to their seats watching a chilling story of abduction that was so intense that one audience member couldnt take it and had to leave. He explained later that the tension was too great. It was a two-person show featuring my daughter and BCHS drama teacher Sara Beth Gerard, who adapted and directed the show, and Josh Willoughby. It was a very exciting few days and made even more so at the end when we were asked to direct the festival next year. We will decide next years theme, do a lecture and a weekend long workshop with the college students and graduate students culminating in a performance at the end of the festival. That gave me a lot to think about as we drove down the mountain and headed home. Now that Im back and seated at the keyboard, I am feeling very creaky and fuzzy but happy and re-energized as we get ready for A Broadway in Baker Christmas next month. A trip to Arkansas in a school bus does that for me. I hope I never get too old for that. MY SIDE OF THE MATTERROBERT GERARD BAKER C OUNTY C OMMISSIONMIKE ANDERSON PR ESS ST AFF Tropical Storm Debby is just a fading memory four months after dumping torrential rains on Baker County. But the devastation the storm left in its path is still being felt by folks whose homes were destroyed by floodwaters and those whose daily lives were disrupted by the destruction of two bridges. Raging waters washed out the Cedar Creek Bridge on CR 127 north of Sanderson and the South Prong Swamp Bridge on CR 229 south of Interstate 10, forcing work, to go shopping, or to visit friends or relatives. But help is on the way. The county commission ap proved an agreement with the state last week obligating the Florida Department of Transportation to replace both structures. construction startup dates were announced, but work has already begun on a temporary bridge on over the South Prong Swamp. The temporary bridge over what is commonly known as Greens Creek, a tributary of the St. Marys River, could be open as early as Thanksgiving, County Manager C.J. Thompson told commissioners during a board meeting on October 15. Robert Fletcher, head of the countys road and bridge de partment, said this week that sufficient right-of-way already existed to build a temporary bridge on 229 because that span had already been scheduled for replacement in 2017. Tropical Storm Debby just accelerated the urgency. No such right-of-way was available to erect a temporary bridge across Cedar Creek on 127, but one would not have been built anyway because residents north of that bridge can use CR 124, a paved road, to get where they need to go, Mr. Fletcher said. On the other hand, he said, people who live near CR 229 south of Greens Creek have a very limited selection of detour routes. They can take Clet Harvey or Richardson roads, both long and unpaved, or they can go all the way to Raiford before hitting another paved detour route back to Macclenny. After Tropical Storm Debby passed through in late June, county road crews were at work the most heavily damaged dirt roads to lessen the hardship on motorists who could no longer use the bridge. We put asphalt millings on Richardson Road from Clet Harvey over to Mud Lake Road, Mr. Fletcher said. That has helped a lot. The county manager said construction on the new Cedar Creek Bridge is expected to begin in ear ly spring 2013 and Mr. Fletcher said the project should be completed within four to six months. No tentative startup date has been announced for the new Greens Creek Bridge, which is not as critical because the temporary bridge will be there. Mr. Fletcher said the temporary span will be constructed of steel panels placed on pilings driven deep into the ground. He said both bridge projects will be jointly funded by the Federal Highway Administration, which will pay 80 percent of the cost, and Florida DOT, which will pick up the remaining 20 percent. Another transportation issue discussed by commissioners last week centered on a proposal to join a new Northeast Florida Re gional Transportation Commission, with the City of Jacksonville serving as the core member. If all counties join the association, the region would be comprised of Baker, Clay, Duval, Nassau, Putnam and St. Johns. Mr. Thompson told commissioners member ship would cost Baker County $6,570 a year if Baker is the only outlying county to join, or about $4,850 if other counties joined as well. Jacksonvilles share would be $96,000 a mitment. Its a good project, said Commissioner Jimmy Anderson. It brings all the region together and can help us with some road funding. It can give us more leverage. Perhaps, Mr. Anderson said, membership could even help the county obtain state funds to build a much-desired transpor tation link, sometimes referred to as the Walmart to Walmart Road, between US 90 near the Walmart Distribution Center and the Walmart Supercenter at CR 228/Interstate 10. Such a road would help divert town Macclenny by giving them a more direct path from I-10 to US 90. However, commissioners tabled a decision on the proposal pending further study. They said they wanted to see what other counties in the region do before deciding whether or not to join the transportation commission because theres no guarantee much from its membership. If theres no value to the citizens of Baker County theres no buy-in for Baker County, Mr. Anderson said. During last weeks board meeting commissioners also: the Baker Community Counseling Services Inc. to act as a drug court coordinator and liaison between the court, attorneys, treatment providers and other agencies involved in counseling, treatment and supervision of drug offenders. The agreement calls for the county to pay BCCS up to $20,000 a year. extending greetings and best wishes to all commemorating the 150th Anniversary of the Mor rill Act Establishing the Ameri can Land-Grant System and the University of Florida as Floridas 1862 Land-Grant University. President Abraham Lincoln signed the Morrill Act into law on July 2, 1862, thus creating a nationwide network of public institutions of higher learning known as land-grant universities for the purpose of teaching agricultural science, engineering and military tactics. The proclama tion credits UF with making a tremendous impact on the lives of Floridians through its core land-grant mis sion of research, teaching and outreach. resolution declaring November Pancreatic Cancer Awareness Month in recognition of the fact that in 2012 an estimated 43,920 people will be diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in the United States and 37,390 will die from the disease, including 2,670 in Florida. Pancreatic cancer is the fourth leading cancer in the U.S. and is the only major cancer with a five-year relative survival rate in the single digits at just 6 percent. There is no cure as yet and there have been no significant improvements in survival rates in four decades. Blacks have the highest incidence rate of pancreatic cancer, between 34 percent and 70 per cent higher than all other racial/ ethnic groups. Despite these grim statistics the federal government invests creatic cancer research than it does in any of the other leading cancer killers and it only constitutes about 2 percent of the National Cancer Institutes federal low given the severity of the disease, its mortality rate and how little is known about how to ar rest it, the resolution states. The Pancreatic Cancer Ac national patient advocacy organization that serves the pancreatic cancer community in Baker County and nationwide by focusing on public policy, re search funding, patient services and public awareness and education related to developing effective treatments.FDOT will pay for new bridges It brings all the region together and can help us with some road funding. It can give us more lever age. Jimm y AndersonBaker County Commissioner on the Northeast Florida Regional Transportation Commission Happy 11th Birthday,LANDON!We love you!Mama, Daddy & Jamie Lee

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ursday, October 25, 2012 T B C P Page 7 Page 6 T B C P ursday, October 25, 2012 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 022010CA00073 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING LP Plaintiff, v. THOMAS GILL; KELLI CRAWFORD; 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; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS; DISCOVER BANK Defendant(s). _____________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order of Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 4, 2012, entered in Civil Case No. 022010CA00073 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 19th day of November, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at the east door of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 East MacClenny Avenue, MacClenny Florida 32063, relative to the following described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 2, SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND RUN THENCE N. 1`24 E., ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 29, 872.67 FEET TO THE NORTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF NORTH BOULEVARD; THENCE RUN S. 79`47 W., ALONG SAID NORTH RIGHTOF-WAY LINE 51.29 FEET; THENCE S. 79 34`40 W., ALONG SAID NORTH RIGHT-OFWAY LINE, 83.60 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE S. 79`40 W., STILL ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE 92.75 FEET; THENCE N. 10`15 W., 93.47 FEET; THENCE N 79`45 E., 92.75 FEET; THENCE S. 10`15 E., 93.46 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. THE ABOVE DESCRIBED LANDS ARE TO BE KNOWN AS LOT 5 OF FOX RIDGE SUBDIVISION, PHASE 1 UPON RECORDING OF RECORD PLAT OF SAID SUBDIVISION. Property Address: 511 NORTH BOULEVARD EAST, MACCLENNY, FL 32063-0000 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. ATTENTION: PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator Alachua County Courthouse 201 University Avenue Gainesville, FL 32601 Phone: (352) 337-6237 DATED AT MACCLENNY, FLORIDA THIS 4th DAY OF October, 2012 Tabitha Wilson Al Fraser Clerk of the Circuit Court Baker County, Florida 10/18-25c PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE The Baker County District School Board will hold the following PUBLIC HEARING on Tuesday, November 20, 2012, at the District School Board Room located at 270 South Boulevard East, Macclenny, Florida, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Approval of the following: 2012-2013 Revised Student Progression Plan The documents will be available for preview at the Superintendents Ofce located at 270 South Boulevard East, Macclenny, Florida beginning Wednesday, October 15, 2012 (8:30 a.m. 3:00 p.m.). THE PUBLIC IS INVITED AND ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND. Sherrie Raulerson Superintendent of Schools 10/18-11/15c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 02-2012-CP-0027 IN RE: ESTATE OF JAMES WILLIAMS BEASLEY NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of JAMES WILLIAMS BEASLEY, deceased, File Number 02-2012-CP0027, is pending in the Circuit Court for Baker County, Florida, Probate Division, the addresses of which is 339 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decendent and other persons having claims or demands against decendents es tate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, on whom a copy of this notice is srved must file their claims with this court WITHING THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE 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 againist decedents estate, including unmatured, contingent or unliquidated claims, must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. The date of first publication of this Notice is October 18, 2012. Martha Jane Jones Personal Representative Frank E. Maloney, JR., Esquire Attorney for Personal Representative 445 East Macclenny Avenue Macclnny FL, 32063 (904) 259-3155 Florida Bar No.: 142990 10/18-25c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FO THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 02-2009-CA-000098 Consolidate with 02-2009-CA-000099 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. BAILEY W. WILKERSON A/K/A BAILEY WILKERSON A/K/A BAILEY WILLIAM WILERSON, ET AL Defendants. ___________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Summary Final Judgement in Foreclosure dated October 3, 2012 and entered in Case No. 02-2009-CA-000098 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO NATIONAL BANK AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION is Plaintiff and BAILEY W. WILKERSON A/K/A BAILEY WILKERSON A/K/A BAILEY WILLIAM WILKERSON; NANCY A. WILKERSON A/K/A NANCY ANN WILKERSON A/K/A NANCY WILKERSON; OLD NURSERY PLANTATION OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; all unknown parties claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant(s), whether living or not, and whether said unknown parties claims as heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, lienors, creditors, trustees, or in any other capacity, claiming by, through under or against the named Defendant(s) are the Defendant(s), I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the AT THE DOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE of the BAKER County Courthouse, in BAKER County, Florida, at 11 a.m., on the 19th day of November, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgement, to wit: LOT 9, OLD NURSERY PLANTATION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 85, 85A THROUGH 85J, INCLUSIVE OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. Street Address: 7654 COUNTY ROAD 125 SOUTH, MACCLENNY, FLORIDA 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 le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. Witness my hand and the seal of the Court this 9th day of October, 2012. Al Fraser By: Julie B. Combs As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Or der 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 provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 339 East MacClenny Avenue, 1st Floor, MacClenny, FL 32063, Phone No. (904) 2598113 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). Moskowitz, Mandell, Salim & Simowitz, P.A. 800 Corprate Drive, Suite 500 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33334 10/18-25c NOTICE OF ACTION BEFORE THE BOARD OF NURSING IN RE: The license to practice nursing of Kasey R. Stephenson, C.N.A. 775 Largo Lane Macclenny, Florida 32063 CASE NO.: 2012-02108 LICENSE NO.: CAN 200575 The Department of Health has led an Administrative Complaint against you, a copy of which may be obtained by contacting Casey Cowan, Assistant General Counsel, Prosecution Services Unit, 4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C65, Tallahassee Florida 32399-3265, (850) 245-4640 If no contact has been made by you concerning the above by December 6, 2012, the matter of the Administrative Complaint will be presented at an ensuing meeting of the Board of Nursing in an informal proceeding. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to par ticipate in this proceeding should contact the individual or agency sending this notice not later than seven days prior to the proceeding at the address given on the notice. Telephone: (850) 245-4640, 1-800-955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770 (V), via Florida Relay Service. 10/25-11/15c M & S MINI STORAGE 127 LOWDER STREET SOUTH MACCLENNY, FLORIDA 32063 904-259-9273 The following units containing household items such as furniture, appliances, etc., will be sold by public auction at 1:00 pm November 1, 2012 to satisfy back rent. The following tenants can claim their property back if rent is paid before this date: Name Unit # Givens 4 Edward Anderson 6-35 Wilkins 17 Troy Vonk 19 David Dinkins 20 Brian Rothfeldt 24 Karen Lipnick 27 Ruise 44 Raulerson 46-75 Coleman 48 Rothfeldt 49 Tiffany Malphurs 53 Fulletta Matthews 59 Gaskins 68 Kemp 70 Raulerson 73 10/18-25c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2011CA-000195 LSFC COMPANY, LLC Plaintiff, vs. MADISON GROUP, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company, RAY PARSONS, an individual, GARY SUHL, an individual, and ALLEN WHITSTON, an individual, Defendants. ____________________________________/ AMENDED NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE (Amended as to the legal description only.) NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated the 22nd day of August, 2012, and entered in Case No. 2011CA000195 of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida, wherein LSFC COMPANY, LLC is the Plaintiff, and MADISON GROUP, LLC, a Florida Limited Liability Company, RAY PARSONS, an individual, GARY SUHL, an individual, and ALLEN WHITSTON, an individual, are Defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for case at the main entrance of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Room # 113, Macclenny, Florida 32063 at 11:00 a.m. on the 8th day of October, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Section 17: Township 3 South, Range 21 East, of Baker County, Florida Section: 17: A Part of the South 1/2 of the SE1/4, and a portion of the NW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 and that portion of the S 1/2 of the SW 1/4. All Lying South and East of the center-line of an electric transmission line, per Deed Book 29 Page 159 of the ofcial records of Baker County, Florida. Section 20: Township 3 South, Range 21 East of Baker County, Florida Section 20: The N 1/2 lying East of a county maintained road commonly referred to as Bill Davis Road, and South and East of the centerline of an electric transmission line per Deed Book 29 Page 159 of the ofcial records of Baker County, Florida. Less the land recited in Ofcial Record Book 123, Page 315 and Ofcial Records Book 141, Page 347, Baker County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH a non-exclusive per petual easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across a strip of land 30 feet In width lying adjacent to and Northerly of the centerline of a 170 foot electric transmission line, per Deed Book 29 Page 159 of the ofcial records of Baker County, Florida. SUBJECT TO a non-exclusive perpetual easement for ingress, egress and utilities over and across a strip of land 30 feet in width lying adjacent to and Southerly of The centerline of a 170 foot electric transmission line, per Deed Book 29 Page 159 of the ofcial records of Baker County, Florida. LESS AND EXCEPT THOSE LANDS AS PARTIAL RELEASED IN INSTRUMENT NUMBERS 200900003074 AND 201000004462 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), disabled person who, because of their disabilities, need special accommodation to participate in this proceeding should contact the ADA Coordinator at Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063 at phone number (904) 259-0209. Dated this 19th day of October, 2012. AL FRASER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Brian J. Knowles, Esquire Straughn & Turner, P.A. 255 Magnolia Avenue, SW Winter Haven, FL 33880-2902 Phone: (863) 293-1184 Fax: (863) 293-3051 10/25-11/1c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.: 02-2012-CA-000136 OCWEN LOAN SERVICING, LLC, Plaintiff, vs. LEDARREL INGRAM, et al., Defendants. _____________________________________/ Notice of Action To: LEDARREL INGRAM, 4876 MULBERRY STREET, MACCLENNY, FL 32063 LAST KNOWN ADDRESS STATED, CURRENT RESIDENCE UNKNOWN YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose Mortgage covering the following real and personal property described as follows, to-wit: LOT 4, BLOCK 2, MACCLENNY SOUTH, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 1 & 2, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been led against you and you are required to a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Jessica D. Levy, McCalla Raymer, LLC, 225 E. Robinson St. Suite 660, Orlando, FL 32801 and le the original with the Clerk of the abovestyled Court on or before 30 days from the rst publication, otherwise a Judgement may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. Witness my hand and seal of said Court on the 17th day of October, 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 provisions of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Philips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainseville, FL 32601 at (941) 637-2281 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). Clerk of the Circuit Court As Clerk of the Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk McCalla Raymer, LLC 225 E. Robinson St. Suite 660 Orlando, FL 32801 Phone: (407) 674-1850 Fax: (321) 248-0420 10/25-11/1c NOTICE OF ST. JOHNS RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT DECISION(S) The District has granted permit(s) for the following applications: Roberts Land & Timber Investment Corp, Petitioner, PO Box 233, Lake Butler, FL 32054, File No 16003-112677-4. The 1,483.62 acre property is located in Baker County, Sections: 8, 9, 15, 16, 17, and 18, Township: 3 South, Range: 20 East. The Environmental Resource Permit application is for the reauthorization of a petition for a formal wetland and surface water determination known as Woodstock Megasite. The cur rent owner is Roberts Land & Timber Investment Corp. If you wish to receive a copy of a Technical Staff Report (TSR) that provides the St. Johns River Water Management District (District) staffs analysis on the above-listed compliance report(s) and associated permit(s), please submit your request to: Director, Bureau of Regulatory Support, P.O. Box 1429, Palatka, FL 32178-1429. Once a TSR becomes available, you may also review it by going to the Permitting section of the Districts website at oridaswater.com/permitting/index.html. To obtain information on how to nd and view a TSR, visit https://permitting.sjrwmd.com/ epermitting/html/EP_FAQs.html, and then follow the directions provided under How to nd a Technical Staff Report (TSR) or other application le documents. A person whose substantial interests are or may be affected has the right to request an administrative hearing by ling a written petition with the District. Pur suant to Chapter 28-106 and Rule 40C-1.1007, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), the petition must be led (received) either by delivery at the ofce of the District Clerk at District Headquarters, P. O. Box 1429, Palatka Florida 32178-1429 (4049 Reid St., Palatka, FL 32177) or by e-mail with the District Clerk at Clerk@sjrwmd. com, within twenty-one (21) days of newspaper publication of the notice of District decision (for those persons to whom the District does not mail or email actual notice). A petition for an administrative hearing is deemed led upon receipt of the complete petition by the District Clerk at the District Headquarters in Palatka, Florida during the Districts regular business hours. The Districts regular business hours are 8 a.m. 5 p.m., excluding weekends and District holidays. Petitions received by the District Clerk after the Districts regular business hours shall be deemed led as of 8 a.m. on the next regular District business day. A petition must comply with Sections 120.54(5)(b)4. and 120.569(2)(c), Florida Statutes (F.S.), and Chapter 28106, F.A.C. The Districts acceptance of petitions led by e-mail is subject to certain conditions set forth in the Districts Statement of Agency Organization and Operation (issued pursuant to Rule 28-101.001, F.A.C.), which is available for viewing at oridaswater.com. The District will not accept a petition sent by facsimile (fax). Mediation may be available if you meet the conditions stated in the full Notice of Rights (see last paragraph). The right to an administrative hearing and the relevant procedures to be followed are governed by Chapter 120, F.S., Chapter 28-106, F.A.C., and Rule 40C-1.1007, F.A.C. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate nal agency action, the ling of a petition means the Districts nal action may be different from the position taken by it in this notice. Failure to le a petition for an administrative hearing within the requisite time frame shall constitute a waiver of the right to an administrative hearing. (Rule 28106.111, F.A.C.). If you wish to do so, please visit http://oridaswater.com/nor_dec/ to read the complete Notice of Rights to determine any legal rights you may have concerning the Districts decision(s) on the compliance report(s) described above. You can also request the Notice of Rights by contacting the Director, Bureau of Regulatory Support, P. O. Box 1429, Palatka, FL 32178, tele. no. (386)329-4268. 10/25c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION: CASE NO.: 10000100CA BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. WILLIE SWANSON; UNKNOWN TENANT (S); IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. ____________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 12th day of October, 2012, and entered in Case No. 10000100CA, of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and WILLIE SWANSON and UNKNOWN TENANT (S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, front door of the Baker County Courthouse, 399 E. MacClenny Ave., MacClenny, FL., 11:00 AM on the 20th day of November, 2012, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: A parcel of land lying, being and situate in Section 31, Township 2 South, Range 21 East, Baker County, Florida, being more par ticularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of said Section 31, thence run South 00 degrees 51 minutes 42 seconds East, along the East line of said Section 31, a distance of 1053. 72 feet; thence run South 87 degrees 19 minutes 16 seconds West a distance of 84.62 feet to the intersection with the West rightof-way line of a county maintained graded road (also known as Cowpen Road); thence run South 01 degree 45 minutes 17 seconds East, along said West right-of-way line, a distance of 199.83 feet; thence run South 01 degree 45 minutes 58 seconds East, continuing along said West right-of-way line, a distance of 159.17 feet to the Point of Beginning of the hereinafter described parcel of land: Thence continue running South 01 degree 45 minutes 58 seconds East, continuing along said West right-of-way line, a distance of 345.27 feet; thence run South 88 degrees 31 minutes 05 seconds West a distance of 1264.12 feet; thence run North 01 degree 28 minutes 55 seconds West a distance of 345.27 feet; thence run North 88 degrees 31 minutes 05 seconds East a distance of 1262.40 feet to the Point of Beginning. Subject to a 15.00 feet easement for Clay Electric Cooperative, Inc., over across and along the Easterly 15.00 feet thereof. 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. 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 participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at interpreter@circuit8.org Dated this 15th day of October, 2012. AL FRASER Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Law Ofces of Marshall C. Watson, P.A. 1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 Telephone: (954) 453-0365 Facsimile: (954) 771-6052 Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438 10/25-11/1c LEGA L NOTICES $ $ WE BUY TIMBER $ $ DIAMOND TIMBER, INC.FOR A QUALITY CUT Serving Baker County for over 33 yearsspecializing in...Real Estate Family Law Personal Injury Hugh D. Fish, Jr. J.D.259-6606The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience. Woodlawn Kennels Quality Professional Care ....... . . . . . . .................. Our county operated at a balanced budget and was able to put money into a rainy day fund, until the new jail opened; now our county has operated at a multi-million dollar *The highest in the state Operating at full capacity. A 512 person facility, minus 125 locals you can see this private investment by private investors is costing our million facility shouldnt need nearly a million dollars in repairs within its The 2011 county audit, which was completed by a private company, noted that our Sheriff has not completed an inventory of property and equipment in 3 years! How many vehicles does the sheriff currently Our Sheriff needs to do what is right; it is time to pass the torch New Passion. New Energy. New Common Sense Leadership.Together, a New Beginning.Paid for by Cameron Coward, REPUBLICAN for Sheriff of Baker County SPONSORED BY THE BCHS COMPETITION CHEER TEAMNovember 16 at 7:00 pmin the BCMS auditorium Any past queen or princess who would be interested in being introduced during the program, please contact the Pageant Director. Entry Fee is $40 per contestant Meeting November 5, 7 pm at BCMS auditorium Contact the pageant coordinator for more information at (386) 623-3571Macclenny Fire Departments 20th Annual Macclenny Fire Departments 20th Annual C hristmas Q ueen Pageant Paid for by Leonard Davis, Republican, for County Commissioner District 3.THINK OUTSIDE THE BUDGET BOXThe most important issue of this campaign today is the budget. The Baker County Commission is entering into its fourth year of dipping into its rainy day reserves to meet the countys nancial needs. With dwindling revenues the budgetary planning, preparation and execution process must be revamped. Working with the department heads, in open public workshops, with all commissioners present and not delegating this budgetary process to county employees is a MUST. This would allow the commissioners to analyze the proposed department budgets in detail, line item by line item. The commissioners could see proposed purchases of items that will require a bid process. Also at these workshops, the commissioners could determine if certain items, such as of ce supplies, could come under a standardized purchasing policy. Buying in volume at discount prices could be a huge savings. Raising taxes or implementing new special assessment fees in order to secure adequate revenue to operate Baker County should be the last resort. Imposing additional taxes or fees on citizens will only add to their nancial hardship during these troubled times. More prudent involvement by our commissioners in the day to day spending of our county revenue is a must, if our county is to survive the nancial crisis we are in. As a conservative REPUBLICAN I will work closely with the other commissioners and county employees to ensure that Baker County is getting the most for its limited revenues. LEONARD DAVISfor County Commissioner, District 3VoteVisit our website at LeonardDavis.us The most important issue of this campaign today is the budget. The Baker County Commission is entering With dwindling revenues the budgetary planning, Working with the department heads, in open public the commissioners to analyze the proposed department JOEL ADDINGT ON N EWS EDIT OR reporter@bakercountypress.com step to getting a good job and boosting your earning potential. And for too many local graduates, its also the last step in their education. About two-thirds of Baker Highs graduates in the spring of 2010 tested ready for college, but only one-third began classes at Flori das public universities or community colleges the following fall. BCHS principal Tom Hill shared the troubling data point during what he called his state of the school presentation to the school board the evening of October 15. Much like the presidents annual State of the Union address, Mr. Hills address to the board recapped where the high schools been and where it hopes to go in the future. The principal attributed the low rate of college attendance 34.5 percent here ver sus 51.7 percent across the state to Baker County students having low expectations for themselves. Are we missing kids? Yes, Mr. Hill told the board. He said students who leave the ed in the 34.5 percent. Still, board member Jesse Davis was not surprised to hear about the lack of students motivated to seek college degrees immediately after high school. He said he offered a $1000 scholarship last year and, we had to Superintendent Sherrie Raulerson suggested conducting exit surveys with seniors to uncover why theyre not seeking higher education after graduation or where theyre heading instead. Perhaps families cannot afford the bill for college tuition, she said. The problem is not limited to Baker County, either. Mr. Hill explained that other small, rural counties in the region, like Bradford and Union, are seeing similar outcomes. But, theres reason for hope. Mr. Hill said he struck a deal with the College Board, which administers college entrance exams like the SAT and ACT, to administer the SAT to some 300 juniors in February free of charge. The testing, estimated to cost about $20,000 under normal circumstances, will provide us an inroad to reducing that 34 percent, the principal said. The partnership with the College Board is only a one-year commitment, however. dent performance during the 2011-12 school year, including FCAT and other testing, at tendance rates, discipline problems, and the soon-to-be released graduation and drop out rates. Among the more positive developments: points from the previous year and a 22 per cent increase since 2009. exam upped their scores 10 percent over the last three years. altercations dropped 40 percent, which Mr. Hill attributed to more severe punishments for physical violence and more monitoring between classes by teachers. Though the drop out and graduation rates expects a decline in graduation due to a shift in how the rate are calculated. The schools goal for this year is to graduate at least 80 percent of the students who en tered high school four years ago. But begin ning last year, BCHS could no longer count the recipients of special degrees like GEDs as graduates. Given that change, Mr. Hill said, he expects the 2011-12 graduation rate to be 15 percent lower than this years goal, or 65 percent. We need to be very open with our com munity, he said, because it will appear our graduation rate has plummeted ... But its OK. We will do right by kids and continue to show progress going forward.BAKER C OUNTY SCHOOL BOARD CIRCUIT COURTBCHS grads not college-boundA Macclenny man who violated terms of probation and house arrest for his part in a burglary spree in August, 2010, will be going to prison for 50 months after entering a plea in circuit court on October 16. Chad Green, 19, has been in jail 217 days and that will be knocked off the sentence. He was arrested on March 5, 2012 after leading several county deputies on a high-speed chase south of Interstate 10 between Glen St. Mary and Sanderson. The charges associated with that incident, including felony stituted five separate violations of the probation agreement. Mr. Green, who was a juvenile when he and several others were arrested for breaking into numerous vehicles during the night in two neighborhoods be tween Macclenny and Glen St. Mary, was sentenced in October, 2010 to a year in jail, followed by a year on house arrest and three years on probation. Judge Phyllis Rosier revoked that probation at sentencing. Mr. Green was one of four defendants sent off to prison that day for terms ranging from 42 months to 15 months. brook, 46, of Macclen ny pleaded no contest to selling prescription pills from his north city trailer and drew a term of 42.3 months. He was arrested in June, 2011 after informants working for the sheriffs depart ment bought 100 pills from him. Mr. Hardenbrook has a prior re cord that includes possession of cocaine, theft, burglary, robbery and kidnapping. credit for 228 days hes been in county jail since his arrest for felony driving on a suspended or revoked license and manufacturing methamphetamine at his residence on Moccasin Circle near Baxter. Sheriffs investigators went to his address, described as a shed, in March of this year and found a plastic bottle containing meth residue. In May of this year, Mr. Burnham was arrested driving in Macclenny while having previous license suspension convictions in both Holmes and Columbia counties. His criminal record also includes theft and drug arrests. Macclenny admitted to violating probation conditions and will be in prison 15 months less 171 days already in jail. Mr. Brooks, who has a lengthy criminal record that includes battery, drunk driving, cocaine possession and other offenses, was caught with a loaded pistol in August. Court records also indicate he violated terms of probation by not observing a curfew and failure to keep a daily activity log. plead to a lesser count of felony battery and criminal mischief, and placed on a two-year probation after she completes a 60-day jail sentence. ed no contest to felony theft and felony driving without a license and will serve 11 months in county jail, minus 60 days. tered a no contest plea to a reduced count of felony battery and will be in county jail ten months less 171 days. to pay restitution to be determined later. pleaded no contest to possession of a controlled drug and drew a year-long sentence in county jail, less 87 days. contest to felony criminal mischief and was placed on probation for 18 months. Other provisions of the sentence include paying $2522 restitution, doing 25 hours of community service and penning an apology letter. Judge Rosier withheld adjudication of guilt if all provisions are met. on drug offender probation 18 months after pleading no contest to possession of controlled drugs and grand theft. The judge also ordered him to stay away from Walmart. Chad Green Timothy HardenbrookCrime spree youth gets 50 months for violating probationMIKE ANDERSON PR ESS ST AFF Virginia Jennifer Kirk, a Bak er County High School graduate and pre-nursing student at Florida Gateway College in Lake City, should be celebrating her 26th birthday this coming Sunday, surrounded by her three children and other family members. Instead, her life will be remembered that afternoon during a memorial service at the intersection in Glen St. Mary where she was killed by an alleged drunk driver on March 29. morial service in Baker County to honor the lives of people killed in The county commission authorized the Baker County Memorial Ms. Kirks mother, Debbie Pruett, on September 4. The mother asked us if we could wait until October 28, her daughters birthday, said Sheriff Joey Dobson, who appeared with Ms. Pruett at the commission meeting last month and said his department would assume responsibility for the memorial services. Were going to put up a metal a memorial wreath, Sheriff Dobson said. Were going to have one of our chaplains there, Sam Kitchens. Hes a pastor at Church of Christ in Macclenny and also our programs coordinator. Well probably get the state attorneys (Ms. Pruett) get some closure. Originally, the plan was to conduct the service in the morning but was later changed to 2 pm, the sheriff said, because some of Ms. Kirks co-workers at Northeast Florida State Hospital wanted to attend. Ms. Kirk, a single mother working as an aide with mentally ill patients for four years, had just ended her evening shift at the hospital the night of the accident and was heading northbound on CR 125 to pick up her children at her mothers home on CR 127 in Glen. They lived in a rented house in Macclenny. A heavy-duty welding truck traveling at an estimated 40 mph ran through the stop sign at East Andrews Street and slammed into the passenger side of the victims compact car, killing her instantly at 11:40 pm, authorities said. The impact pushed her 2004 Toyota across the intersection and into the north ditch of Andrews west of 125 where it came to rest facing east, said FHP Lt. Kevin L. Blom. The truck spun around and came to rest in the same north ditch, also facing east. Troopers on the scene collected several beer bottles that were strewn about the pavement, Lt. Blom said. The driver of the 2007 Dodge truck, Randall H. Morrow, a 25-year-old welder from Mississippi, was treated for minor injuries at Fraser Hospital and released. Passenger Gregory D. Calvert, 29, also of Mississippi, was not injured. Both were wearing seat belts; Ms. Kirk was not. The highway patrol later charged Mr. Morrow after blood samples taken at the hospital revealed he had a blood alcohol level of .128, well above the limit of .08 for intoxication. He is currently awaiting trial for DUI manslaughter, DUI impairment and DUI with injury or property damage. He and his passenger were re turning to a motel near Jacksonville International Airport when they approached the intersection shortly after leaving the nearby ton Harvey. Ms. Pruett later enlisted the memorial program to honor the memory of her daughter and othin the county. Sheriff Dobson said all the memorial signs will be uniform in size and design, unlike the myriad of homemade signs and memorial structures, including ers, that loved ones place on local, state and federal roads throughout Baker County. That doesnt mean other markers will be removed, however. We will never remove the ones that are already there and we would nev er ask anyone to re move them, Sheriff Dobson said. The sheriffs office fatalities on county roads and automatically schedule roadside memorial services for them. The service will be available only upon said. In addition to the sheriff, Ms. Pruett was accompanied to the county commission meeting last month by Jacksonville victim advocate Carl Harms, who said that by a drunk driver in Mississippi. Mr. Harms said that incident is what led him to campaign for tougher laws against drunk driv ers and to work as an advocate for other victims who have lost loved ones in similar tragedies. There are over 50,000 travel-related deaths annually in the United States, Mr. Harms said. These numbers are not acceptable. And its not just alcohol or drug-impaired drivers that are killing innocent victims, he said, adding that many times drivers who cause accidents are brushing or combing their hair, putting on makeup and even eating while driving. Now, seven months after Jen nifer Kirk died, her mother and her three kids are left to mourn her death as they try to move on with their lives; Debbie Pruett without her daughter and the children without their mother. Road fatality memorial this Sunday Check it out...bakercountypress.com Out of County SubscribersFed up with your copy of The Press arriving late, or not at all? We have a cost-effective solution to your problem.Subscribe to our E edition @ www.bakercountypress.com PRE SS CLA SSIFIED S ONLY$6.00 cash/check Deadline M onday at 5:00 THE BAKER COUN T Y PRESS www.bakercountypress.com

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ursday, October 25, 2012 T B C P Page 9 Page 8 T B C P ursday, October 25, 2012 CALL JUNK JOEWe pay cash $350 & up for junk vehiclesNo title necessary or with lien | Licensed We BUY ANY KIND of scrap metal 386-867-1396 PHONE QUOTES GUARANTEED Early voting starts this Saturday, 7:00 am at the Supervisors New Passion. New Energy. New Common Sense Leadership.Together, a New Beginning.Political ad paid for and approved by Cameron Coward, REPUBLICAN for Sheriff of Baker County Attention Sportsmen, Hunters & 2nd Amendment Supporters Im often asked why I am a Republican. Im a Republican because I believe in smaller government, lower taxes, the sanctity of marriage, and a strong national defense. I believe the role of government should be to protect its citizens, including those that cant protect themselves. Im a common sense conservative business owner, a trained law enforcement o cer with a decade of boots on the ground experience, and Floridas national committeeman for Republicans age 18-40. My education background is in Homeland Security and Counterterrorism from the American Military University. My goal is to make Baker County the safest place to live, work, and play. As a conservative Republican, you can also bet that I will be the best steward of each and every tax dollar that is entrusted to the Baker County Sheri s O ce to get the job done. I believe now is the time for Baker County to make a statement to North Florida and elect passionate, energized, and experienced Republicans to our local o ces. I will ght hard for all citizens to live in peace and everyone will be treated fairly, no matter their political a liation, or if they werent born and raised here. I have dedicated my entire life to protecting and serving all of the people all of the time. PROVERBS 28:1 The wicked ee when no one pursues, but the righteous are bold as a lion.ENDORSEMENTS :Received an A rating from the National Ri e Association (NRA) Baker County Womens Political Network Young Republican National Federation Baker County Republican Executive CommitteePaid for by the Republican Party of Baker County.New Passion. New Energy. New Common Sense Leadership. Together, a New Beginning. Im Eddie Davis Jr. and I am running for the Baker County Commission District 5 seat as a Republican, but please understand I will represent everyone regardless of party a liation. I was at one time a Democrat. My daddy said to me in my younger days, Son, they represent the people. However, at a point he and I realized that was no longer the case, as the party had left us and our values by advocating a platform that just didnt sit well. Right now in Baker County there are many others who have adopted this same thought and according to the Supervisor of Elections o ce there are only 676 voters separating the two parties. I am thankful we now have a strong Republican party backing candidates who believe, as I do, that it is apparent we are going to need leaders who can do more with less. WHAT I WILL DO :To listen when people say no to the direction government is heading. The peoples voice will count with me when they speak. To be open, transparent, and fair on projects before the board. I will greatly reduce what is known as walk on agenda items so my fellow commissioners and the public are better informed. I refuse to be in uenced by special interests. My heart is for the people. To become a team member with our citizens, county employees and fellow commissioners, so together we can move Baker County forward.Paid for by the Republican Party of Baker County.Together we will make a difference. CANOE LAUNCH | TENT CAMPING | PICNIC | FISHING COVERED PAVILION & LOG CABIN RENTAL A Glen St. Mary man facing multiple felony counts for falsely claiming he was an insured complete jobs was arrested the morning of October 18 for possession of marijuana and paraphernalia. Darrell Perry, 33, was also charged with driving on a license suspended multiple times as an habitual offender. Deputy Daryl Mobley said he recognized Mr. Perry as the driver of a 2007 Chevrolet pickup southbound on CR 125 about 8 am and pulled the vehicle over at the Citgo station near Interstate Perrys license status. He detected the odor of marijuana smoke coming from inside the pickup, and Mr. Perry con sented to a search that turned up a baggie with smoking papers in the console, and a second one with marijuana in a brief case be hind the front seat. A passenger identified as Douglas Givens was released. Mr. Perry failed to appear in circuit court on October 16 for a case management conference on the fraud charges, and a warlearned he was seeking medicondition. He was charged in July after complaints from several homeowners that he took money for roofing contracts but failed to complete them. Mr. Perry also faces counts for falsely certifying himself as an insured contractor. In other arrests, Nikki McBean, 29, of Glen St. Mary was charged with DUI after her swerving vehicle was stopped near CR 125 and Park St. early on October 14. Trooper K.M. Boatright of the Florida Highway Patrol said the vehicle was speeding in a 30 mph zone about 2:30 am when he got behind it. Ms. McBean refused to submit to a breath test at county jail. Gainesville was arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting police outside the Country Club Lounge on SR 121 South on October 20. Deputy Brandon Kiser said he responded shortly after 10 pm because the intoxicated Ms. Ebanks was causing a disturbance attempting to leave in a vehicle. Witnesses said she nearly struck another vehicle on the roadway. refused several times to calm and slipped out of handcuffs when placed in his patrol car. She also repeatedly struck the windows. A Sanderson woman named her ex-boyfriends new girlfriend as the person who pulled her off the porch of her residence on Arlie Givens Lane the evening of October 19, and then attacked her while she was on the ground. Shirley Gray, 21, told Deputy Michael Clark she was holding her infant son when she opened her door and Lora Carter, 18, of Glen St. Mary pushed her. She then said she put her son down before the alleged assailant grabbed her by the neck and pulled her onto the porch. The deputy noted that Ms. Gray had scratches on her neck and under her left eye. She said the accused retreated and drove off after she began kicking and striking her back. A complaint for battery was to locate Ms. Carter. In another battery complaint, a 25-year-old patient at Northeast Florida State Hospital said he was struck on the arm by an other male patient, 19, the morning of October 21. The patient told Deputy Jacob Satterwhite the accused attempted to strike him with a stick, and he was struck while he held him down until staff members arrived. the younger patient has a history of aggressive behavior. tic battery complaints against both parties following a physical confrontation the afternoon of October 21 at an address off Monds Trail near Glen St. Mary. Both Freddie Reynolds and estranged wife Amber Reynevents that transpired when the husband went to the residence of the wifes mother about 5:40 pm. Both are 26 years old. Mr. Reynolds told Deputy Jeremiah Johnson he was struck in the face and scratched on the neck when he went to retrieve a cell phone. Mrs. Reynolds countered in a later interview with Deputy Robert Simpkins that she was dragged from a porch and pinned to the ground as her assailant attempted to get the phone from her pocket. Mrs. Reynolds sought treatment at the Fraser emergency room for injuries that included a sprained foot and bruising. Mr. Reynolds also bore signs of bruising about the face and scrapes on his neck. In other domestic-related calls the past week, Tyler Freeman, 21, was arrested the morning of October 21 for domestic battery on his estranged girlfriend at their residence on Claude Harvey Rd. near Sanderson. Deputy Koty Crews said Amanda McHale, also 21, had bruising about the face and head, along with pulled hair consistent with her version of events. She said Mr. Freeman had been drinking heavily at a party earlier and during an argument about 6:20 he dragged her by the hair out of the residence, struck her about the face and repeatedly struck her head on pavement. Ms. McHale also said the boyfriend has attacked her before but she did not report it because he promised to cease in the future. Mr. Freeman claimed during himself and he did not know where she received her injuries. mestic battery on her child was lie Perryman, 30, based on information that originated via an anonymous call the previous day to the Department of Children and Families hotline. Deputy Chad Montean said the caller accused Ms. Perryman of scratching her 10-year-old daughter on the face and striking her head against a wall. DCF was told the child has a physical condition that makes blows to the head particularly dangerous. The caller also said the mothin front of her four children and that they take drugs. The girl, by then in the custody of other relatives in Glen St. Mary, bore signs of the facial scratching and told the investi gator and deputy the attack occurred at her residence on Alt mans Way several days earlier when she missed a school bus. The mother told Deputy Montean later she fell back asleep after awakening the girl and her brother, and denied the allegations. son the evening of October 19 after Shakeria Harmon, 20, said she was attacked by ex-boyfriend Larry Major, 18, because she refused to give him a ride from her Grissholm St. address. The girlfriend said she was struck on the face and shoulder. Mr. Major is also from Macclenny. alleging that George Hill, 28, threatened to punch estranged girlfriend Amber Linster, 26, in the stomach during an argument that morning. She is seven months pregnant and they were in a vehicle returning from a doctor visit. domestic violence protective or port were made against Ledarrell Ingram, 46, of Macclenny after alleged repeated telephone calls to ex-wife Carol Ingram, 50. Deputy Simpkins said he interviewed Mr. Ingram at a Deerof October 16 after the suspect called police accusing a friend of the ex-wife of sexual battery on his daughter. When Investigator Tracie Benton interviewed Ms. Ingram, she learned that he had been making allegations for some time, and she insisted they were false. She also said the ex-husband had been harassing her by phone, including 57 calls on October 15 and 16, many of them at her workplace. Police soon learned that the husband was hospitalized in Jacksonville for threatening suicide. was arrested the evening of October 20 for striking his step-father James Brogdon, 35, on the head following a verbal argument off Andrew Raulerson Rd. Mr. Brogdon told Deputy Jeremiah Combs he was escorting the step-son off his property when struck. Mr. Canaday was also charged with disorderly in toxication. Deputies used the K-9 Tango the woods off Woodlawn Rd. late on October 16 after he ran from a nearby parking lot. Deputy Jeremiah Johnson said the man, later identified as Anthony Torres, 18, of Interlachen, FL took off on foot while Econolodge lot about 11:10 pm. ted the suspect seated in a 1997 Honda that police later learned was stolen in Columbia County. The sheriffs department canine was employed to cap ture the suspect hiding about 50 yards off Woodlawn in thick vegetation. He had a knife in his backpack. Mr. Torres was booked at county jail for dealing in stolen property and resisting arrest by running. The next day, he was charged with theft of a GPS worth $400 from a semi-truck in the same parking lot. The unit was the property of Ralph King of Glen St. Mary. The owner of the Honda told Deputy Daryl Mobley the next day her vehicle had several items in it that did not belong to her, including a hydraulic jack, hub caps, a lug wrench and jumper cables. Deputies were also called the past week to a rash of burglaries and attempts involving parked vehicles. at $650 were taken from a work truck parked at the residence of Scott Norman on PeeWee Harvey Rd. near Sanderson during the early morning hours of October 15. The leads and damaged welder were the property of A.J. Johns, a Jacksonville contractor. to Dorothy and Jack Simmons were entered the evening of October 19 outside their residence on Fred Harvey Rd. south of Sanderson. The owners told police that prescription medication, two guns, knives, a tree climber, necklace, watch and purse were stolen. heard an alarm sound when a 2008 Pontiac belonging to Sha ron Edmunds was entered about 1 am on October 22. He saw a address in Macclenny west on Minnesota Ave. The owner said nothing was taken from her car. stolen from a 2000 Ford pickup belonging to Zade Cowart and parked on his property off SR 121 north between October 12-18. were taken the afternoon or eve ning of October 13 from a vehicle belonging to Audrey Kennedy, also on SR 121 north. She reported to police that ten purchases were made on her personal card, and one attempted purchase on a commercial card. were damaged by puncture on a vehicle belonging to April Brogdon of Macclenny the evening of October 20 or early the next morning while it was parked Mary said an electronic game and DVD valued at $105 were taken from his 1994 Chevrolet while it was parked at the Family Dollar Store on US 90 in Macclenny the evening of October 16. Police responding to distur bance calls in two unrelated cases the past week ended up arresting suspects found to be wanted for criminal offenses in other counties. Deputy Jeremiah Johnson went to a residence on North Boulevard in Macclenny the eve ning of October 15 and learned via a computer check that David Williams Jr., 47, had warrants from Putnam County for probation violation and Clay County for failure to appear in court for refusing to submit to a DUI breath test. Mr. Williams had been involved in a disturbance with his sister about 7:30 pm, and Deputy Johnson said he had a odor of alcohol and slurred speech. The officer also noted that the suspect fell to his knees on a porch while being escorted from the residence and started yelling stop hitting me and that he is not resisting. He was admonished by his sister to stop pretending and that she saw him lie down. In the second incident, Deputy Jacob Satterwhite responded to a report of a couple arguing in a parked van in the Cornerstone shopping center on South 6th in Macclenny the afternoon of October 18. One of the occupants, James Jones, 21, of Jacksonville, was wanted in St. Johns County for failure to appear in court and criminal mischief. clenny was arrested at his resiDeputy Robert Simpkins the evening of October 16. He was wanted in Marion County for a vehicle registration violation.Both spouses implicated Alleges ex-beaus girlfriend struck her The Haunted Jail, an annual fundraiser for the Baker County Historical Society and the Baker County High History Club, returns with two floors of spook tacular fun October 26, 27 and 31 starting at 7 pm at the historic old jail on W. McIver St. Proceeds will benefit the old jails restoration fund and clubs trips to visit historical sites. In addition to the spooky jail tours, which will be $3 per person per floor, there will be food and drinks booths. PHOTOS BY JOEL ADDINGTON Lt. governor attends GOP womens lunchLt. Governor Jennifer Carroll (right) was the guest speaker at the Baker County Womens Political Networks Women for Romney Luncheon the after noon of October 20 at the Ag Center. She talked for about a half-hour about the virtues of Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney and the im portance of defense spending by the federal government. The retired Navy lieutenant commander said 39,000 jobs in Florida connected to defense contractors could be lost if Congress doesnt reach a deal on the federal budget and so-called sequestration cuts go into eect in 2013. Pictured below (from left) are Kate Meadows, Charissa Williams and Emily Meadows. Arrested on warrants Check it out...bakercountypress.com

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ursday, October 25, 2012 T B C P Page 11 Page 10 T B C P ursday, October 25, 2012 Rachel FarnesiStylist1464 South 6th Street Macclenny904-868-9307RMFarnesi@gmail.com Rachel Farnesi 904-868-9307 Rachel Farnesi Holiday writing entries soughtThe Press is sponsoring two writing contests this holiday season, one will be a Christmas-theme short story contest, the other, a Thanksthankful for this holiday season? The contests are open to all Baker County residents and authors should limit their entries to no more than 1000 words. Entries for the essay contest will be due by November 15 and those for the short story contest will be due by December 10. Entries can be dropped off at the newspaper, 104 S. 5th St. in Macclenny, or e-mailed to reporter@bakercountypress.com. Please include a name and contact number with entries. The newspaper staff will judge entries for creativity, style, impact, spelling, grammar and story-telling ability. 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He didnt like that, but Im sure hes glad to be out and sitting in a pine tree, said another employee, Brent Dennard, shortly after the caper. tired him out, Mr. Pittman said. Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission Lt. David Lee responded to the US 90 store that morning. He, like customers and Ace workers, could do little as the hawk flew around the store, perching itself in the rafters well out of reach. Lt. Lee said he called in a captive wildlife investigator who specializes in catching wild ani mals, but the expert was about an hour away. In the meantime, lunch. This is a rare occasion when we get a hawk inside a building, said Lt. Lee. We dont want to harm the hawk, but we want to get it out of the store ... That beak can take the head off a rabbit, he said. The officer added later the hawk reportedly entered through the garden center chasing a tweety bird. He complimented the enter prising store employees for their help in releasing the bird, which was no worse for the wear. The next morning Mr. Pittman, the store manager, found an oak tree near the stores retention pond. He videotaped the animal with his cell phone to capture the communication. I thought it was his way of saying thank you for getting him out of there, said Mr. Pittman.A hardware hawk PHOTO BY BRENT DENNARD Ace Hardware sales associate Wayne Helton releases the captured hawk. PHOTOS BY JOEL ADDINGTON Preschoolers let loose in the pumpkin patchChildren from the Pre-K/Kindergarten Center, including those from Jalinda Ow ens pre-K class shown here, visited the United Methodist Church pumpkin patch on October 19. They were read a holiday story before being unleashed through the pumpkin patch. The trips concluded with a drink and snack in the shade. Pictured (clockwise from top) are Madalyn Sparkman, Layla Burke, unidentied boy, Ms.Owens and (bending over) Logan Vickers; Hayden Hobbs inspecting one of the more unusual pumpkins; and (atop the turkey) Samuriah Major, Rhadya Gaskins Ruise and Logan Tedreick. WE ARE BAKER COUNTYS ROOFING EXPERTSCOMBS BUILDERS, INC. We specialize in problem roofs 259-2563 FREE Estimates Airman AcostaIn AF trainingNathan Acosta recently graduated from Air Force basic training at Lackland AFB, Texas, and is currently training in electrical and environmental systems at Sheppard AFB, Texas. He will be there until February. Airman Acosta is attached to ville International Airport and is employed as a detention deputy at the Baker County jail. He is the son of Brenda Acosta of Macclenny and Daniel Acosta of Lake City and a 2008 graduate of Baker County High School. his daughter is Bailey Madison, both also of Macclenny. Spend 75 to buy T B C P and SAVE OVER $100/WEEK! 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ursday, October 25, 2012 T B C P Page 13 Page12O C T O BE R 25, 2012 Mrs. Hartley, 88, funeral on FridayAmy Lucille Hartley, 88, a lifelong resident of Glen St. Mary, died October 23, 2012 at W. Frank Wells Nursing Home with family at her side. She was born in Glen St. Mary on September 21, 1924 to the late Grover Cleveland Norton and Trudie Holt Norton. Lucille retired in 1986 after 13 years as a certified nursing assistant at Northeast Florida State Hospital and worked at the Baker County Council on Aging for many years. She was a member of Manntown Congregational Holiness Church and enjoyed cooking, loving and helping others, traveling to the mountains, spending time with her family and booking events and traveling with Rushing Wind Quartet. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 43 years, Marcus Hartley; sons Larry Hartley and J.C. Hartley; granddaughter Amy Ash; sister Virginia Eddy; brothers Milledge, Emmitt, Carl, and G.L. Norton. She is survived by her sons, Mark (Ronda) Hartley of Glen St. Mary, Jimmy (Pam) Hartley of Macclenny, and Edwin (Darlene) Hartley of Glen St. Mary; daughter Nancy (Joe) Ash of Macclenny; brother Ray Nor ton of Jacksonville; sisters Virla Long and Carlene Ashton, both of Ocala, and Geraldine Mur ray of NC; 16 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren, and several great-great-grandchildren. The funeral service for Mrs. Hartley will be held on Friday, October 26 at 11 am at her church with pastors David Hodges and Mark Woods officiating. Inter ment will follow at Macedonia Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, October 25 from 6-8 pm at the church. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services of Macclenny is in charge of arrangements.Ernest DeHart, 77, of Glen St. Mary diesErnest Gene DeHart, 77, of Glen St. Mary died on Thursday, October 11, 2012. Mr. Dehart was a United States Navy veteran and a retired industrial mechanic. He was a member of the VFW and Moose Lodge 2412 in Macclenny. He enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, solving crossword puzzles, feeding wild birds, hunting and fishing. He is survived by his wife Chessie DeHart of Glen St. Mary; son Michael (Lorraine) DeHart of Glen St. Mary; daughters Deborah (Mike) Brost of Atlantic Beach, Brandi (James) Wood of Mission, TX and Candi DeHart of Jacksonville; 14 grandchildren and 11 great grandchildren. He was preceded in death by daughters Tonya Blaine and Kathy Heathco. The funeral service was held at 2 pm Sunday, October 14 at Taylor Church with Pastor Jim Cox officiating. Burial followed at Taylor Cemetery. Forbes Funeral Home in Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.Queen Davis loved to cook and decorateQueen Esther Davis, 71, a Macclenny native and resident of Kansas City, MO, died September 27, 2012. She was the daughter of the late John H. Johnson and Alice Wynn, and was preceded in death by husband Willie Davis, daughter Alicia A. Davis and grandson Earl Ramsey Jr. Mrs. Davis was educated in Baker County and later earned an associate degree in medical management. She moved to Kansas City in 1969 and attended Mt. Pleasant Baptist Church. Queen was a family-oriented woman who firmly believed in the strength of family and friends. She enjoyed rehabilitat ing homes, interior decorating and was a songwriter who loved to cook. She is survived by daughters Gwendolyn Henderson and Phyllis (J.L.) Davis-Gay; grandchildren Tiffany, Queen, Jameel, Corey and Willica; great-granddaughters Jamesha and Trin ity; brothers and sisters William Henry (Gayron), Billy, Betty, Salome (Charlie), Nazarene (Mike), Rufus (Alma), Emmory (Samuel), Linda (Gabriel), Claudia; a host of other relatives and dear friends. The funeral service for Mrs. Davis was held on Saturday, October 6 at 4 pm at Duane Harvey Funeral Home in Kansas City with Rev. Nathaniel Davis offici ating. Christian Fellowship TempleConnecting > Growing > ServingDavid Thomas-Senior Pastor Tim ThomasAssociate Pastor Gary Crummey-Youth PastorLooking for a place to plug in?Join us this week!Theres something for every age!Sundays Sunday School10:00 am Sunday Worship11:00 am Evening Worship6:00 pm Wednesdays Wednesday Worship7:00 pm Were located at 251 W. Ohio Ave. Macclenny, FL Check us out on the web! www.christianfellowshiptemple.com T L C Sunday school ~ 10:00 am Sunday service ~ 11:00 am Wednesday night Bible Study ~ 6:30 pmFamily style dinner ~ 1st Sunday of the month following serviceA church alive is worth the drive!Pastor Bobby & Faye Gri n Sanderson Congregational Holiness ChurchCR 127 N., Sanderson, FL Sunday School 10:00 am Morning Worship 11:00 amSunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm Wed. Evening Prayer Serv. 7:30 pmPastor: Oral E. Lyons The Road to CalvaryCorner of Madison & Stoddard Glen St. Mary Rev. Tommy & Doris AndersonYouth Director Margie HowardPhone: 904-259-2213Sunday School: ............ 10:00 am Sunday Morning Service .... 11:00 am Sunday Evening Service ..... 6:00 pm Wednesday Night .......... 7:30 pm Welcome First Baptist Church of SandersonCR 229 S., Sanderson FLSunday School ....... 10:00 am Sun. Morning Worship 11:00 am Sun. Evening Worship .. 6:00 pm Wed. Eve. Bible Study .. 7:00 pm Pastor Bob Christmashttp://www.fbcofsanderson.org DINKINS NEW CONGREGATIONAL METHODIST CHURCHCR 127 N. of Sanderson Sunday School 10:00 am Sunday Morning Service 11:00 am Sunday Night Service 6:00 pm Wed. Night Service 7:30 pmPastor Allen Crews Assistant Pastor Timothy Alford New Hope Church, Inc.23-A to Lauramore Rd. & Fairgrounds Rd.Sunday Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Childrens Church 11:00 a.m. Evening Services 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7:00 p.m.Pastor J. C. Lauramore welcomes all 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 Glen St. Mary, Florida1/2 mile South of I-10 on CR 125, right on Nursery Road the historic Budder Mathis House9:00 am Adult Sunday School 10:00 am Sunday Worship/ Holy Communion 7:00 pm Wednesday Study/ Holy Communion Saint Peters in the GlenANGLICAN CHURCH Calvary Baptist ChurchPastor Donnie E. Williams, Sr. Sunday School 10:00 am Preaching Service 11:00 am Sunday Night Service 6:00 pm Wednesday Service 7:00 pm523 North Boulevard W.a few blocks north of Hwy. 90 in Macclenny Queen Davis Ernest DeHart Amy Hartley 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. Dr. Carter, D.M.D IMPLANT CONSULTATION INCLUDING X-RAYS FREE$175 VALUE Mt. Zion N.C. Methodist Church121 North 259-4461 Macclenny, FLPastor Tim CheshireSunday School 9:45 am Sunday Morning Worship 11:00 am Sunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm Wednesday Prayer Service 7:00 pm Jesus answered, "Verily, verily I say unto thee, except a man be born of water and of the Spirit, he cannot enter into the kingdom of God." John 3:5 ElectEddie DavisJr.the citizens candidate for County Commissioner, District 5 WHEN I WAS RECENTLY ASKED BY THE FLORIDA TIMES UNION THE FOLLOWING QUESTIONS, THIS WAS MY RESPONSE:1. My faith has helped instill in me a set of values that will serve the people well. I will bring honesty, transparency, a strong work ethic, respect for the people and integrity to the office. 2. My family is close and supportive. Stability in a mans life allows him to concentrate on the business at hand without outside distraction. I have a large family that can act as a cross section of public sentiment to help me make critical decisions. They have no reservations in regards to holding me accountable or offering their opinion. 3. My common sense approach to problem solving can be applied to every facet of county business. A wise man will seek good council. He will identify problems, survey his tools to fix it with and put forth the effort to accomplish the task. As a commissioner it will require team work and I will do my part. 4. My small business experience has given me management and people skills that can be applied toward the goal of a successful administration. Governing requires diplomacy and fairness. The peoples interest are primary and a balance must be found between providing services and the funding necessary to support them.1. I am very concerned over the growth of government over the last several years. Revenues have not kept pace with expenditures and the county reserve fund has been tapped to balance the budget to the point where we simply can not afford to resort to this tactic to the same degree in the future. We are going to have to scrutinize the budget more closely and earlier to reach a better resolution. Having to balance the county budget with dwindling revenues; yet maintain services to the citizens will be the challenge. It can not be shied away from. 2. I want an inventory of county equipment and resources performed each year. We not only need to account for the countys items, but some determination made on the status of the equipment. Is it functional or scrap and what amount is in supply? 3. I want more communication by our government with the people on issues. I want issues fully vetted before the public. More and more people are interested in the work of the commission. We can video the commission meetings at a minimal cost and we can certainly be more inviting when the public comments. A more hospitable meeting environment for the public will stimulate more input.On November 6 please vote Eddie Davis for County Commissionerand together we will make a difference in our community.Paid by Eddie Davis Jr, Republican, for County Commission District 5. EXPERIENCE DOES MATTERI have served the people of Baker County: 8 years as the County Commissioner in District 3 8 years on the St Marys River Commiee 6 years on the Tax Value adjustment board 4 years on N.E. Florida Regional Planning Council I have completed training for Certied County Commissioner and the Advanced certied County Commissioner. I have studied and prepared myself to be the best County Commissioner I can be. at is what you deserve and I will continue to do so. 10 years as the Nurse Manager at Ed Fraser Emergency RoomDEDICATION MATTERSI am a dedicated Christian and family man Same church Souls Harbor in Glen St Mary for 24 years, serving in many roles of responsibility, presently on Pastor Council. Same wife for 30 years, Marcheta with three loving daughters and 5 beautiful grandchildren. rough dedicated study and prayer I do what is right even if its tough and I stick it out when others may take the easy way out. I worked closely with sta and I stood for NEFSH when it looked as if they would privatize it. I went to Tallahassee and spoke with Senator Dean and his sta and Representative Adkins and her sta and we prevented this with the help of our concerned citizens. I am dedicated to our community and citizens of Baker County. LETS KEEP EXPERIENCED, EFFECTIVE, and DEDICATED LEADERSHIPOn November 6 Re-ElectGORDON CREWS COUNTY COMMISSIONERPolitical advertisement paid for and approved by Gordon Crews, Dem., County Commissioner Dist. 3. GORDON CREW SCOUNTY COMMISSION ERREELECT C EDAR C REEK C EMETERYWORK DAYSaturday, October 27, 2012 7:30 amBring tools to work with! Come on and all to ourAnnual Fall FestivalatFirst Baptist Church MaxvilleFree food, games, music, lots of fun and fellowshipOctober 31 | 6-8:30 pm Robert Brown Jr., 51, of JacksonvilleWilliam Robert Brown Jr., 51, died on Tuesday, October 16, 2012. He was born March 22, 1961 and was a native and lifelong resident of Jacksonville. The son of the late William and Mary Wade Brown, Robert was a master electrician and worked with Allstate Electric Company and for Munson and Bryan Electric Company, Inc. at the time of his death. Robert was a hard worker and was well liked by all who knew him. He was a loving and devoted husband, father, brother, uncle, and will be dearly missed by all. Survivors include his wife of 30-plus years, Barbara; son Robert Adam Brown; daughter Regina Brown; brother Blaney Brown of Macclenny; sisters Carol Brown, Shirley Young, Trudie Brown, all of Macclenny, and Lanie Thornton (Nathan) of Jacksonville; mother-in-law Joann Godwin of Jacksonville; brother-in-law Robert Godwin; three grandchildren; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. A graveside service for Mr. Brown was held on Wednesday, October 24 at 11 am at Manning Cemetery in Jacksonville with Rev. Freddie Griffis officiating. The family received friends at the graveside starting at 10 am. Ce dar Bay Funeral Home of Jack sonville was in charge of arrange mentsSally Manning of Baldwin diesSally Ambrose Manning, 81, of Baldwin died on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at her home following a lengthy illness. She was born on December 20, 1930 in Cross City, Florida. She is the daughter of the late Jacob Guy Ambrose and the former Bertha Lee Howell. She is survived by her husband of 50 years, Brad Manning; son Vance Prestwood Sr.; daughters, Suzanne (Eddie) Bibb, Melody (Tim) Rigdon and Stephanie (Lee) Pittman; grandsons Brad Chessman, Vance (Alysia) Prestwood, Jr., Brent (Kristen) Chessman, Ben Pittman and Sam Pittman; granddaughters Betsy Chessman, Windy (Kane) Cahill, Sarah Rigdon, Rebecca (Jonathan) Reavis, Rachel Pittman and Amy Pittman; sister Lily Harrington; nine great-grandchildren and numerous extended family and friends. She was preceded in death by her son David Prestwood. The funeral service was held at 11am on Wednesday, October 24, at the First Baptist Church of Baldwin with Rev. Chris Drum officiating. Interment followed at Brandy Branch Cemetery, Bryceville. Pamela Pelt, 42, BCHS graduatePamela Kathleen Pelt, 42, of Lake City died on Tuesday, October 16, 2012. She was born on Christmas Day, 1969 to Robert W. Pelt and Shirley Ann Blanton Pelt. She was raised in Macclenny and was a graduate of Baker County High School class of 1990. She was a member of Eastside Baptist Church in Lake City and was preceded in death by her mother in 1994. Survivors include her parents, Robert W. Pelt (Mary) of Gainesville; brother Gary Pelt of Alachua; sister Sherri McQueen (Brian) of Brunswick, GA; nephew John McQueen of Brunswick; numerous extended family and friends. A memorial service was held on Saturday, October 20 at 1:00 at her church. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the church in memory of Ms Pelt. Memorialization by cremantion. Guerry Funeral Home of Lake City was in charge of arrangements.Doris Rielly, 96, was retired nurseDoris Braddock Rielly, 96, of Glen St. Mary died October 20, 2012 at Acosta-Rua Center for Caring in Jacksonville. She was born in Indianapolis, Indiana on November 27, 1915 to the late Arthur Collins and Lucille Collins and was raised in Jacksonville after moving there in 1925. She attended and graduated from Jacksonville Tech in 1955 as a licensed practical nurse and worked at Baptist Memorial Hospital and later at Jacksonville Memorial Hospital. Doris became a member of San Jose Baptist Church in Jacksonville in 1980. She enjoyed reading, crafts, and traveling and will always be remembered as a loving mother to her three sons. She was preceded in death by three husbands, LH Dick Braddock, Walter Richardson and JW Jim Rielly; sons Richard L. Dickie and Robert E. Bob Braddock; sisters Donna C. Haddock and Ester Collins Thompson; brother Lester Collins; grandsons James L. Jimmy and Daryl C. Braddock. She is survived by her loving son and caregiver since 2004, Jerry Braddock of Glen St. Mary; daughter-in-law Joyce Braddock of Glen St. Mary; four grandchildren, eight great-grandchildren and three great-great grandchildren. A graveside service was held on Wednesday October 24 at 11 am at Riverside Memorial Park in Jacksonville with Pastor Perry Hays officiating. In lieu of flowers please make donations in Doris name to a favorite charity or organization. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.Jack Taylor, 76, dies October 9thJohn T. Jack Taylor, 76, of Baldwin died on October 9, 2012 in Jacksonville. He was born on December 5, 1935 in Brantley, AL to the late Henry Marvin Taylor and former Lillie Pearl Burnett. Mr. Taylor is survived by daughter Chabrier Walker; sisters Sarah (Edmond) Williams and Willie Mae (Lawrence) Keys, both of Plant City, Florida; brother Luther Burnett of Plant City; special friend Inez Deboblabon; a host of grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins. He was preceded in death by brother John Henry Taylor. He was dearly loved and a good friend to many, and will be missed. A graveside service for Mr. Taylor was held at 11 am Friday, October 19, 2012 at Piney Grove Cemetery in Baldwin with pastor Gene Billon officiating. Churman Yonn, 89, of Sanderson diesChurman Y. Yonn Jr., 89, of Sanderson died October 9, 2012. He served his country proudly in the U.S. Army and is survived by wife Judy Mollica Yonn, a daughter, sister, granddaughter and other loved ones. The funeral service for Mr. Yonn was held on October 22 in the chapel of Jacksonville Memo ry Gardens Funeral Home in Orange Park. Interment followed in the nearby cemetery. Doris RiellyFamily gratefulThe family of Queen Esther Davis extends its sincere gratitude for the many prayers, phone calls, flowers, visits and other acts of kindness shown during its time of grief. Queen now joins her late husband Willie, along with her parents, a daughter and grandson. Queen, we will miss you, especially knowing that in the month of October you were planning your visit to Florida.Love forever, Beverly, Nazerene, Salome, Emery, Linda, Rufus, William Henry, Billy, Val, Teddy, Mike, Charlie, Samuel My rst birthday in heavenIn loving memory of Virginia Jennifer KirkAs Im writing you this message, you wont believe all the things I see. Mom, Heaven is so beautiful, and its now where are all so wonderful, and God is indeed my guiding light. He opened up His arms to me when My child dont you worry, you have truly come home. Now that youre here, you will never be alone. To make it even more special, youll never guess what theyve done. They arranged right here in Heaven! Every thing seems so perfect, but somethings still not quite right. Its all of you Im missing, to help make my birthday bright. It would be so amazing if you could be with me, helping me celebrate my birthday with my new heavenly family. I know the day will come when we will be together again, but until that time comes, I love you all.Jennifer Fall festivalThe First Community Church is having a community fall festival on Saturday, October 27 beginning at 3 pm at Jonesville Park north of Sanderson off CR 127. Bring your kids and lawn chair and have a good time. For more details, contact Pastor Vick Givens at 275-2094.Thanks so muchWords cannot express how blessed our family is to have so many caring friends. Your cards, pathy are so appreciated. We miss our mother terribly, but would not wish her back in the condition she was in, and we are comforted by the knowledge that she is healthy and happy once more. She has a new and per fect body and mind, and we are certain that her crown has many jewels in it. What we can only imagine, she is actually experiencing the incredible beauty of Heaven and being reunited with her loved ones in the glorious presence of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. THE FAMILY OF BERNICE GREEN Happy Birthday! Claudene North10/21/1942-01/19/2010 We remember how much you loved to celebrate your birth day. You taught each of us to enjoy life. WE MISS YOU, YOUR FAMILY Friday gospel singThe Road to Calvary church in Glen St. Mary will host its monthly gospel sing on Friday, October 26 at 7:30 pm. Everyone is welcome. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE WOMANS CLUB Burnter memorial plaque grows The Macclenny Womans Club added a new section to the Joseph Burnter Memorial Plaque at the sheris oce, presenting the new portion to Maj. Gerald Gonzalez (left) on October 18. The late Mr. Burnter, a Baker County native, was killed line of duty in 1995 while with the Jacksonville Sheris Oce. 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ursday, October 25, 2012 T B C P Page 15 Page 14 T B C P ursday, October 25, 2012 Bad Credit, Rent-to-Own. 13th Street Home Sales, Alachua, FL. Now has land/ home packages, ready to move in now. Call 386-418-0424. 9/27-10/25c I buy mobile homes, cash. Fair price, paid immediately. 259-4663. Jared or Greg. 10/4-25c Used singlewides, great shape. Includes set-up and delivery, $15,900. 259-4663. Wayne Frier Macclenny Factory Outlet. 10/4-25c No money down. Use your land. 3 BD, $350/month, 4 BR, $429/month, 5 BR, $599/month; 904-259-4663. Wayne Frier Macclenny Factory Outlet. 10/4-25c Fav Five. 5 lot models, 10K off. All includes furniture and decor. Wont last; rst come, rst serve. 259-4663. Wayne Frier Macclenny Factory Outlet. 10/4-25c 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. 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 Full bedroom suit, $250; round dining room table with 3 chairs, $40. 259-7997. 10/25p Happy Fall Yall! The Franklin Mercantile is open for your business. Please visit us soon. Open Fridays and Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 259-6040. 10/25tfc Washer/dryer, furniture, other items available. Moving sale, October 26, 27, 28, 30, 31. Morningside Lane, Glen. 2599128 or 904-607-7256. 10/25p Moneymaker/party, complete real nice tailor made Santa Claus suite, one size ts most, $100; antique love seat and chair, $150 set; last time listed, 2 ton Trane central heat/air complete unit for home/mobile home, $150; solid wood hope chest, $65. 259-2271 or 904-4081598. 10/25p Troy-bilt Bronco 5 horsepower roto tiller; leaf shredder and composter, 2595842. 10/25p Hay, fresh cut, $20 a roll, 5 roll minimum. 259-3671. 10/25p Two tickets to the Florida/Georgia game. 259-6911. 10/25p Brand new dark wood pedestal table with 4 chairs, $200. 259-2927. 10/25p 56 theater TV, $300; Hewlett Packard desktop computer, $300; and other items 904-874-7860. 10/25p 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 Alcoholics anonymous meetings Monday and Friday at 8 pm. Call Wanda 904-9947750. 209 Macclenny Ave. 3/1-12/27p We install 6 seamless gutters. Pressure washing. 259-7335. 8/11tfc 2001 Chevrolet heavy duty 2500 extended cab atbed truck, fully loaded, 88,000 miles, $10,500. 259-4132. 10/18-25p 1998 Cadillac Deville, cold A/C, new radiator, new Michelin tires. Contact Tammy 904-653-2040. 10/25-11/1p 2000 GMC SLT extended cab Z71, V8, automatic, leather, power windows, power locks, cruise, CD, tilt, bedliner, Reese hitch, priced right, warranty and nancing available. $4995. 90 trucks in stock. 386-405-6934. 10/25-11/8p 1999 Dodge SLT extended cab 4X4, 5.2, automatic, all power, power windows, power locks, cruise control, CD, running boards, Rhino liner, Reese hitch, brush guard, big lift kit with rough country shocks, must see this truck. $5995. 90 trucks in stock. 386-405-6934. 10/2511/8p 2000 Ford F250 4X4 regular cab, long bed, 5.4, automatic, AC, stereo, Reese hitch, tow package, eet maintained truck, $4995. 90 trucks in stock. 386405-6934. 10/25-11/8p 1970 Chevrolet Chevelle SS 396/350 horsepower, original, $7400 OBO. Email gegenh7@msn.com or call 863-6574599 for details. 10/25-11/8p 1994 Chevrolet pick-up truck, $3000 OBO. 904-330-7775. 10/25-11/1p Dogs: all types from puppies to adults. Animal Control, $65 adoption fees will apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc Lost: black and white chihuahua in Macclenny II. Call 904-653-2138 after 5:00 p.m. 10/25p Free mother cat and 2 kittens. Take 1, 2 or all 3. Owner will pay for neutering, 904-945-5710. 10/25c Found male dog, appears to be young, looks like a yellow lab with short legs, very friendly. 259-5450. 10/18-25p 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 Experienced dump truck drivers needed. Call 904-334-8739. 10/18-25p Drivers: All miles PAID (Loaded and empty) Home on the weekends. Running Class-A CDL atbed. Lease to own, no money down Call 888-880-5916. 10/25p Plumbers Helper. Must have good driving record, pass background check. DFWP. 904-388-4799. Please apply online at www.gatewaycontractinginc.com. 10/25-11/1p Simpkins Hauling. Experienced dumptruck driver with 2 years verible experience. Call between 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 904-879-5324. 10/25-11/1p The New River Solid Waste Association is seeking qualied applicants for the position of Equipment Operator. Responsibilities will include operation of a variety of heavy equipment in addition to screening wastes for removal of unauthorized materials. Experience in the operation and maintenance of heavy equipment and/or landll operation experience is desired. Employee will be required to complete a Landll Operator and an Inmate Supervision course within 6 months of employment. Graduation from high school or GED needed. Valid Commer cial Drivers License with a minimum Class D preferred. Salary range will vary based on experience. Applications can be picked up at the Administration Ofce at New River Regional Landll located on State Road 121, 2 miles north of Raiford, Florida. Deadline for submitting applications will be Thursday, November 1, 2012 at 4:00 p.m. For further infor mation, call 386-431-1000. New River Solid Waste is a drug-free workplace; drug testing will be required. NRSWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 10/25c Babysitter Wanted. Mature teenager or young adult willing to come to my home. Needed for some days or nights. Call Ashley 904-521-7033. 10/25p 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. 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 I buy houses/MH. All cash. 904-6557778. 10/25-11/1p 2 acres on Little St. Marys River. Well, septic, power pole, garage, shed, $45,000. 259-3300 or 904-591-2790. 10/18tfc 3 BR, 2 BA all brick house on Ohio Avenue, Macclenny, 1200 SF. 904-3869658. 10/18-25p 2 story home, 4 BR, 2 BA, small partial apartment on end; home needs minor repairs. $84,500 OBO. 904-874-7860. 10/25p Property for sale. 10 plus acres, Glen Plantation-The Farms, Glen St. Mary. Only lot left at end of cul-de-sac, with pond. Gated, very private and ready to build on. Priced to sell, call for details. 904-2262244. 10/4-25p Foreclosure. Land and home, like new. 3 BR, 2 BA on 2 acres. $69,900 or $3500 down $590/month, 259-4663. 10/4-25c I buy houses. Cash! Quick sale, fair price. Offer guaranteed. Call 904-425-5132. 8/30-2/21/13p 3.46 acres, north Sanderson, set up for mobile home $42,000. Owner nancing. Call 904-813-1580. 2/10tfc Houses wanted. I buy houses cash. Any condition. Any situation. Call today. 904328-2211. www.jaxhomesell.com. 8/9-11/8p 2 BR, 1 BA MH in Glen. Newly renovated.Service animals only. $600/month plus $500 deposit. Available ASAP. 904588-2589. 10/25-11/1p 3 BR, 2 BA, CH/A, 1 acre with pond, garage. $825/month, 1st, last and $400 deposit. Double deposit with pets. 2597335. 9/27tfc 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home, $650, rst last and security deposit of $500 required. 904-591-0664. If no answer, leave message. 10/18-11/1p 2 BR, 1 BA duplex, all appliances including washer and dryer. $650/month, $650 deposit. 259-3300 or 904-591-2790. 10/18tfc 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home, Hwy 90, Claudells, newly remodeled. 386-3654508. 10/18-25p 3 BR, 1 BA in Glen. 904-553-1860. 10/18p 3 BR, 1 BA brick home, fenced city lot, washer/dryer included, 432 Azalea Drive, Macclenny. $800/month plus $500 deposit. Available in November. 904-8135558. 10/18p 3 BR, 2 BA mobile homes, $650-$850/ month; Baker County area, available immediately. Monarch Realty Associates, 904-476-0402. 10/18-25p 2 BR, 1 BA newly renovated house in Maxville. New appliances, CH/A, country living on 1 acre with a 12X16 shed. $600/ month plus $500 deposit. 904-2894653. 10/25-11/15p 3 BR,1 BA brick home with 1 car garage. 158 Avon Street, Baldwin, FL. New carpet, paint. $700/month plus $550 deposit. Service animals only. Accepting applications now with credit, work and personal references required. Available November 1. 259-3519 or 904-635-6590. 10/25p 3 BR, 2 BA 2007 Homes of Merit mobile home on 1 acre, available to rent immediately. $700/month plus $500 deposit. 904-334-0971. 10/25-11/1p 2 BR, 2 BA MH. $600/month plus $500 deposit. 904-923-2191. 10/25-11/15c 2 BR, 1 BA apartment for rent. New car pet, washer/dryer hook-up. $595/month plus deposit. 2 BR, 1 BA mobilehome, $450/month plus deposit. 904-2344637. 10/25p 14x70 mobile home, 2 BR, 2 BA with appliances, CH/A, back porch. Very clean, in country. 7 miles from Macclenny and 5 miles from Glen. $600/month, $600 deposit; 259-6966. 10/18-25c 2 BR, 2 BA large singlewide. Clean, freshly painted, lots of closet space and storage. Quiet neighborhood. Available now in Macedonia area. $600/month, rst, last and $300 deposit. 259-5877. 10/4tfc Clean 3 BR, 1 BA home, nice yard, in Sanderson area, $750/month. Call 8131580 or 259-2255. 9/13tfc Mobile Homes, 2 and 3 BR, A/C, service animals only. $500-575 plus deposit. 904860-4604. 9/1tfc 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 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 Mobile homes 2 and 3 BR from $350 to $575/month plus deposit. Garbage, water, sewage and lawn care included. First months rent pro-rated 912-843-8165 or 904-219-2690. 9/6tfc Professional retail office space for lease. Prime location on Hwy 121 Call 259-9022 for details. 11/3tfc Land/Home, Bank Repos, several to choose from. Singlewides and doublewides. Lets deal. 13th Street Home Sales, Alachua, FL Call 386-418-0424. 9/27-10/25c This months special, New 2013 3 BR, 2 BA, factory discount of $8000, only $32,500. Only 3 homes left at this low price. 13th Street Home Sales, Alachua, FL Call 386-418-0424. 9/27-10/25c Wanted, Cash Paid for your mobile home. Flood homes welcome. Call Bruce at 386-418-0435. 9/27-10/25c Handyman Special, 14X60 2 BR, 1 BA, super clean, starting at $6995. Call Bruce at 13th Street Home Sales. 386-4180424. 9/27-10/25c Model Clearance Sale. Save up to $10,000 on all stock homes. Free fur niture with all stock DW models. 13th Street Home Sales, Alachua, FL 386-4180435. 9/27-10/25c Dollar and a deed can get you a new home for only $270/month. 904-7834619. 10/18-25c Palm Harbor 32X80 4 BR, 2 BA. Only $475/month. 904-783-4619. 10/18-25c 4 BR, 2 BA MH, 2000 model, clean. 32K. 904-813-3091. 10/25tfc 3 BR, 2 BA new Jacobsen Homes starting at $43,995. Painted walls, delivery, setup, AC, skirting and steps. North Pointe Homes, Hwy. 441 N, Gainesville. 352872-5566. 10/25-11/15p New Jacobsen Model Homes sale. 13 left with up to $25,000 off. Dont buy until you shop North Pointe Homes, 4545 NW 13th Street, Gainesville. 352-872-5566. 10/25-11/15p Never been titled. All factory warranties apply. 3 BR, 2 BA, only $275/month. 904783-4619. 10/18-25c FOR SALE YARD SALESFriday and Saturday, 7:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. 718 Eagle Drive, near Ag Center. Indoor estate/yard sale. Furniture, clothes, dishes, bakeware, wall furnishings, etc. Friday, 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. and Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. 3896 L.E. Harvey Road, Glen St. Mary. Household items, clothing and a few toys. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m. 4198 Raintree Drive, Macclenny II area, follow signs. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. 443 N. 5th Street, Macclenny. Shabby chic furniture, kitchenware, 4 family. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-? 121 N., left on Eva Jones Road. Lots of good stuff. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-? 7902 Redwood Lane. Computer desk and chair, dining room table with 4 chairs, bathroom vanity. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Tall Pine Road, Macclenny. Sikes Family Yard Sale. Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. 510 E. Minnesota Ave. No early birds please. Name brand clothing, bathing suits, 300 gallon h2o tank, tv, PS2 attachments and more. Look for pictures on craigslist this week. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. 4668 Barber Road. Large Christmas tree, ornaments, hunting clothes, toys and so much more. Saturday, November 3, 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. Annual Cannon Heights Homeowners Community yard sale. Off Odis Yarborough Road. Lots of families, lots of stuff. 10/25-11/1p MISCELLANEOUS A UTOMOBILES FOR RENT HELP WANTED COMMERCIAL FR ANIMALS REAL ESTATE MOBILE HOME 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. ANGEL 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, Macclenny259-66727/12tfcDROPTINE T AXIDERMYState Award Winning Taxidermy Hydro-dip Available904-408-13799/13-11/1pPRINTING & 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 5/19tfcFILL DIRTCulverts installed Tim Johnson259-25365/11tfc CONNIE F. 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Skill in communication, written and verbal; able to use computer for work Minecessary for advising and tracking students. Ability to work well with others in a team approach; to work with a diverse population of students; to work with faculty and outside community leaders; and to plan, organize, and attend to details on all or non-traditional students, academic advisement, and career counseling. and regulations such as Gordon Salary: $37,500 annually, College employment application required. Position details and applicawww.fgc. edu Human Resources 149 S.E. College Place humanr@fgc.edu es of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education and Employment ADJUNCT INSTRUCTORS SPRING TERM 2013 COMPUTER SCIENCE Energetic, outgoing, and detail adjunct Computer Science Instructor position. Must be able to TEACH ON CAMPUS during the day. Masters Degree in Computer Science or related educational/instructional resume/ transcripts to Pamela. carswell@fgc.edu ENGLISH English adjunct needed to teach during the day. Masters in English English plus masters in related area. Contact Tim Moses at tim.moses@ fgc.edu HISTORY History adjunct needed to teach during the day. Masters in History History plus masters in related area. Contact Tim Moses at tim.moses@ fgc.edu NURSING CLINICAL nursing preferred. At least two years mattie.jones@fgc.edu DEVELOPMENTAL MATHEMATICS Bachelors degree in mathematics, engineering, secondary mathematics and/or early afternoon availability carrie.rodesiler@fgc.edu for more information. College application and copies of transcripts required. All foreign transcripts must be submitted with a translation and evaluation. Application available at www.fgc.eduFGC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education & Employment Used 16X80, $9500, will move free. 904783-4619. 10/18-25c Free Delivery, 4 BR, 2 BA, only $22,900. 904-783-4619. 10/18-25c Will move free. 2012 Doublewide, 3 BR, 2 BA, only $39,900. 904-783-4619. 10/18-25c Singlewide, 14X70, 2 BR, 2 BA, $1200 down and $195/month. 904-783-4619. 10/18-25c New 2013 14 wide singlewide. Home delivery and set-up, only $18,995. 13th Street Home Sales, Alachua, FL 386-4180438. 9/27-10/25c 2011 Never Titled 3 BR, 2 BA 28x60 Doublewide. Delivery and set-up, A/C included. Only $54,500. Call 13th Street Home Sales, Alachua, FL 386-418-0435. 9/27-10/25c Credit Problems, 575 Beacon or better. 10% cash down youre approved. New 4 BR, 2 BA or new 3 BR, 2 BA. Own your own home. Call for details. 13th Street Home Sales, Alachua, FL 386-418-0424. 9/27-10/25c New 3 BR, 2 BA, 1130 sq. ft. home. 10% cash down payment. Only $318 per mo. WAC. Call 386-418-0435. 13th Street Home Sales, Alachua, FL 9/27-10/25cJOEL ADDINGT ON N EWS EDIT OR reporter@bakercountypress.comThe Lady Bobcat volleyball team ended its season against Lake City Middle School October 16, losing a tie-breaker that wouldve put them in the conference championship. Coach Kori Richardson said the team started slowly, falling in the formed much better in the second set, but lost narrowly 23-25. Leading the team was Captain Jesslyn Williams, and great plays by 8th graders Hayleigh Mulkey, Macy Jackson and Linsey Love made for an exciting match, she said. A week prior, the team played its last conference game against Suwannee Middle, winning in straight sets 25-16 and 25-16. Setters Sydney Raulerson and Jesslyn Williams lead the team to victory, said Coach Richardson. Service aces by Lindsey Love and Madison Kennedy along with great offensive plays by Haley Mulkey and Emily Johnson helped bring in the big win The girls end the season with a 5-2 record. BOB GERARD | SPOR TS The BCHS Wildcats continued to push toward the playoffs with a win over district rival Terry Parker last Friday. Heres a look at how other games shook out. ued their own district march as they get ready to host the Wildcats Friday in a game to decide a playoff spot. The Rebs jumped out to an early lead before stopping district foe Paxon 38-13. The Rebels are 4-4 this season with all losses coming in nondistrict play. They sit tied at the top of the district with BCHS and Bishop Kenny. roll along, defeating Clay County 36-22. Quarterback John Wolford threw for a pair of scores and ran for a pair as he led the Crusaders to the win. Jake Smith hit Wes Weeks for a Blue Devil score. blanked Middleburg 58-0 in a district game. Ronald Timmons rushed for 149 yards and three watching their own homecoming win, Raines and Bolles clashed in an eerily familiar game. Bolles engineered a last minute drive to defeat the Vikings 24-21 in a battle of unbeatens. Dexter Carter Jr. caught a touchdown pass from Colby Peters with 4 seconds on the board to secure the win. Christs Church Academy 49-6. up with Ponte Vedra 31-14. Wachie 56-28 to run its district record to 3-1. The BCHS cross country teams continue to improve. The girls team had its best showing of the year at the Mandarin Mustang Invitational on Saturday, October 20 at the FSCJ North Campus. Jena Reeves and Kaylan Stafford both won ribbons for top 20 with a personal best of 25:07 in the 3.1 mile race. Stafford also recorded a personal best with a The boys continued to show improvement as Jacob Stalvey led the Cats with a 26th place of 21:10. Caleb Williford finished 28th with a personal best of 21:17. Jared Stafford, Tanner Or berg, Stephen Brantley and Ty Hartley all recorded personal best times. The goal was to finish the race in under 25 minutes and the boys team reached that goal and more, said Coach Chris Armoreda. The district meet will be held at Bradford County on Friday, November 2. PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON The Lady Bobcats Lindsey Love.B-C ats lose bid R unners times are improving Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm NO EXCEPTIONS! SHARE Y OUR JO Y & RECORD Y OUR F A MILY HISTOR Y!Submit births, weddings & 50th+ anniversaries via email to editor@bakercountypress.com or at 104 S. 5th St., Macclenny4 week deadline on all submissions. COPIESBlack & white/Full colorT O M110 South Fifth St. Check it out...bakercountypress.com

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Page17O C T O BE R 25, 2012 Page16O C T O BE R 25, 2012 Candy is soughtFrank Wells Nursing Home in Macclenny seeks donations of candy for its annual Halloween Trick or Treat during which residents welcome young ghosts and goblins into the facility. Please drop off the donations at the nursing home. Call Linda Moore at 259-6168 for details. The event goes from 6-8 pm on October 31. Jimmy and Nancy Oliver are pleased to announce the birth of their second grandchild Evan James Oliver. He joins sister Gracelyn. Evan was born August 30 in Dothan, Ala. He was 7 lbs. 7 oz and 21 inches long. Proud parents are Captain Dustan and Carissa Oliver.Welcomes Grandson I believe in smaller, more responsible government that listens to the citizens it serves. This is why I support online streaming of board meetings & citizen advisory committees on important issues. I believe in lower taxes & fees, which will spark more economic development providing a greater tax base and more jobs. This is why I oppose the special assessment for EMS, and I support a line-item by lineitem review of our county budget by the commission. I believe in conservative family values. Families are the heart of our county and by providing an expanding job market; our children will have the choice to remain in Baker County instead of seeking employment elsewhere. This is why I support implementing new aggressive strategies with our Chamber of Commerce to seek clean, environmentally friendly businesses. As a conservative Republican, I feel that I have the knowledge, experience, and wisdom to move this county forward into nancial stability in these troubled times.EXPERIENCE :Regularly attend county commission meetings for the past 2 years A graduate of BCHS & Massey Technical Institute Retired from the US Department of Defense after 40 years where I managed a multi-million dollar budget Helped organize and served as the rst chief for the Baker County Volunteer Fire DepartmentPaid for by the Republican Party of Baker County.Visit our website at LeonardDavis.us 788 S. 6th St. | Macclenny | 904-397-0370 | Sta ed: M-F 9-9, Sat. 9-1 FALL SPECIALThe kids are back in school, now is the time to do something for yourself! $0Enrollment* & 1 FREE month plus2 FREE training sessions or 2 FREE tanning sessions and 1 FREE t-shirt (per membership)Sign-up between now and October 31 and let the tness professionals at Anytime Fitness show you how to reach your tness goals! FEATURES:24 hour access Treadmills EFX machines Climbers Bikes Rowers Precor selectorized machines Free weights Tanning beds Zumba Toning Cross t Spin Supplements Nutritional guidance Personal training Isabella MathisBorn September 22Stacy Mansell and Danny Mathis of Macclenny are pleased to announce the arrival of Isabella Abigael Mathis on September 22, 2012 at Orange Park Medical Center. She weighed 5 lbs., 7 oz. and was 18 inches long. Isabella joins siblings Emma Self and Danielle and Danny Mathis Jr. Grandparents include Mar ty Mansell and Pat and Albert Smith, all of Macclenny.Pvt. Dalton CombsWed October 12thPaul and Sandra Harvey of Taylor, along with Gregory and Julie Combs of Glen St. Mary, are pleased to announce the marriage of their children Megan Harvey and Dalton Scott Combs. The couple exchanged vows on October 12. The bride will reside in Glen St. Mary until Pvt. Combs com pletes his Marine Corps training. JOEL ADDINGT ON N EWS EDIT OR reporter@bakercountypress.comMiddle school principal Sherry Barrett announced this week a new route for parents who drop off their children for school in the mornings. The new drop-off point, which will be used starting October 29, will Ms. Barrett said an increase in student drop-offs has caused school school. Boulevard have begun to develop, she said. BCMS administrators, district staff members, and parents have worked together to develop a new plan to better enhance safety and security for our students. With nient and safer for everyone. To accommodate the new drop-off point, South Blvd. will become two lanes heading east from 5th St. and then merge into one lane in to the seven drop-off gates, which are alongside covered walkways that can provide shelter on rainy mornings. Vehicles will not be able to enter South Blvd. from College St. or 4th St., only from 5th St. We realize this may take a little extra time for a few days while getchildren is everyones number one concern, said Ms. Barrett. Please allow extra time during this transition period. Also, to expedite the drop-off for everyone, students need to have all their belongings ready rider zone only. Please do not allow your child to exit your vehicle at the gym gate or in the front of the school. For safety purposes, these entrances are now designated for student walkers only. Drop-off is between 6:55 and 7:30 am. Student pick-up procedures will continue unchanged. The Baker County High School and middle school FFAs both had an outstanding showing at the State Forestry Con test this past weekend in Perry. Teams from BCHS took both of eighteen individual awards. BCMS placed third in its divi sion. overall and Mason Mobley was second. Harrell was a member Brannan, Kayla Long, and Clay ton Lyons. Mobley, Delaney Arabie, Alex Register, and Caban Tarte were on the second place team. Individual award areas included, Sarah Harrell, 1st in dendrology, 2nd in forest disorders, pass and pacing; Mason Mobtion, 1st in forest disorders,1st in general knowledge and 3rd in dendrology; Chase Brannan, al knowledge and 2nd in timber estimation; Kayla Long, 3rd in timber estimation, 2nd in gen eral knowledge, Delaney Arabie, 2nd in dendrology; Alex Regis ter, 2nd in compass and pacing. The BCMS teams included Team A: Christy Crews, Shelby King, Trad Seymour, and Jessica Roberts and Team B: Chey enne Walden, Dalton Crews, and Hunter Groves. Individual awards went to Trad Seymour, 1st in tool iD, Christy Crews, 2nd in timber cruising, Shelby King, 2nd in disorders, 3rd in dendrology, 3rd in general knowledge Greg Johnson is sponsor of the BCHS FFA and Ashton Norman is sponsor of the BCMS FFA.Basic skill testsBasic skills testing for adults will be given on November 2 at the school districts Career and Adult Education Center on West Minnesota in Macclenny. Registration starts at 8:45 am and testing goes from 9 am to 1 pm. There is a $20 fee and a valbring the exact money. Contact Becky Satterwhite at BCMS re-routes student drop-os BOB GERARD | SPOR TS up or shut up time. Before last Fridays Homecoming game versus the Terry Parker Braves, the Wildcats were looking at three consecutive district games to decide if they Coach Ryan Sulkowskis reign. They put their foot forward the evening of October 19 with an emphatic 42-21 win over the Braves. Ahead they face two teams that are tied with BCHS for the district lead, Forrest and last years champs, Bishop Kenny. Its easy to get distracted by the hoopla associated with Homecoming. There are dress up days at But thats what coaches are for to motivate and encourage and narrow their players focus on the game ahead. tered Homecoming energy might have gotten to the 7-0 lead. The Wildcats moved the ball well, but Parker visitors thought they could spoil the Homecoming party. As the clock inched closer to halftime, it looked as if they might be right. But then Corey Lawler got a seam and it was all over but the shouting. Lawler juked and jived and powered past the Braves defenders and then turned on the jets for a 61-yard touchdown run to open the scoring for BCHS. The PAT was no good and Parker held a 7-6 lead. The Lawler run woke up the Cat offense and inkills and four minutes later Lawler demonstrated the truth of the adage. Lawler found Mike Boone in the open and Boone simply outran the Braves for a dynamic 64-yard touchdown scamper. Lawler added the two-point conversion and BCHS took a 14-7 lead. found a little space from the Parker 21-yard line and punched past the Brave defense, waltzing into the end zone. Lawler was unstoppable in the second the two-point conversion for a 22-7 lead. With under a minute to go, Falon Lee picked off a pass to stop a Parker drive and ran the ball back 36 yards for yet another score. Lawler ran in the con version to put the Cats up 30-7 going into the ex tended halftime. The defensive touchdown inspired Lee. With nine minutes to go in the third period he broke free for an exciting 44-yard touchdown scamper. The conversion attempt was no good and the Cats led 36-7. Lee topped off the scoring for BCHS with an 11yard run as time ran down in the third period. The fourth period belonged to Parker as BCHS seemingly eased off the gas a little. Parker scored on a 14-yard run and a 12-yard pass reception. For the Wildcats it was an important win. Bishop Kenny continued to impress with a 36-22 win over Clay County. Forrest, struggling in non-district games, remains perfect in district play, defeating Paxon easily 38-13. The wins leave a logjam at the top of the District 3-5A standings with all three teams at an identical 3-0 record. BCHS faces a dangerous Rebels team on the road Thursday, October 25 at 7 pm and then travels to Bishop Kenny to take on the reigning district champions. Forrest is a must-win game for BCHS because a loss will force a victory against the Crusaders for a spot in the playoff. A win versus Forrest and a Kenny victory over Parker sets up a titanic struggle on November 2 with Kenny for the district championship. PHOTOS BY JUD JOHNSON At left, CeCe Jeerson tackles the running back in the backeld, and at right, Michael Boone on the run. PHOTO BY DEBBIE PELHAM Jamon Jones.BOB GERARD | SPOR TS The BCMS Bobcats ran their season record to 6-0 with a 40-22 victory over Duval Charter Middle School on Tuesday, October 16. The win propels the middle school into a contest with Suwanee Middle on Thursday, October 25 at 7 pm in Live Oak. Coach Rock Rhodens team jumped out to a big lead allowing him to play his second and third string for most of the game. I was really pleased that my sixth and seventh graders got to play, said Rhoden. They got a lot of playing time in the game, not just a few plays. The B-Cats got a big offensive effort. Will Rhoden scored three times and James Render pulled in a 70-yard pass play for a touchdown from Harmon also scored and Savoy Jefferson converted twice. said Rhoden. It changed us from a passing team to a running team but our big boys up front really made the difference. big holes on offense and shut down opposition running attacks on de fense. Our sixth and seventh graders played really well in the game, particularly Braedon Sanders and Dylan Williams, said Rhoden. If the B-Cats win on Thursday they will play for the conference title on Tuesday, October 30. their 3-3 season in impressive fashion, shutting out Bradford County 26-0 at home on October 16. The Cats scored all their the defense shut out any Tornado attempt at a comeback. The strong showing impressed Coach Adam Brunner. Before our first game this year I stressed the importance of maturing as a football team and as individuals, said Brunner. This game was a statement moment and my players proved to me that hard work, dedication and remaining positive pay big rewards. The JV was playing on only the previous Thursday, but con ditioning gave them the edge in the game. Quarterback Owen Register a 7-yard rush. Register had his best night, running the ball with 72 yards on 12 carries to lead a ground attack that gained 191 yards on 37 carries. Vick Givens scored a defen sive touchdown to lead off a blocked a Tornado punt and ran it in from 13 yards out. Andrew Dehart scored the third touchdown on a 14-yard run and then scored a defensive touchdown on a punt block and a 6-yard return. These players have a bright future, said Brunner. Its been a season of growing and developing, now these kids leave on a winning note, and hope to carry these results over to the 2013 season.Cats top Parker, 42-21 COPIESBlack & white/Full colorT O M110 South Fifth St.

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