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COVERING BAKER COUNTY SIN CE 1929The countys most professional and extensive source for news, classied, display and real estate listings bakercountypress.comVisit our website and vote each week in our online poll. ONLINE POLL RESULTSHows your New Years resolution going?70.8% No resolutions20.8% Good so far8.3% Broke it Driver arrested for DUI after hitting pole outside of Macs barSee Page 6 Sickly bay horse left homelessSee page 13Wildcats rout Bishop SnyderSee page 14 JOEL ADDINGT ON N E WS EDIT OR email@example.comThe Baker County Council on Aging (COA) is set to takeover the Jacksonville Transportation Authoritys western-most route, the Baldwin Commuter Shuttle, next month. A roughly $76,000 grant contract to do sonville. A meeting with the Baker County Commission to discuss the change is set for January 14. COA transportation director Debra Bowen said the shuttle will pick up riders here before stopping in Baldwin and making other stops further into Duval County like at Shands Jacksonville on the north side, St. Vincents in Riverside as well as others to be determined. COA has long had funding to transport low-income and disabled residents to Jacksonville and other locations for medical appointments and other necessary trips for grocery shopping or schooling. But, Ms. Bowen said, the Baldwin shuttle will be the open to the general public. The Jacksonville Transportation Authority (JTA) has deemed the shuttle as a low performing line, said spokesman John Finotti. Rather than discontinue the service, he said JTA is turning the route as well as grant funding that supports it over to COA. He said the shuttle averaged 35 passengers per day and four per hour during the Its operating costs ran about $150,000 that year, he said. At that ridership level, without changes to fares or the shuttle schedule, the route still needs about $30,000 more per year to per day. Those numbers dont seem to phase COA, however. Ms. Bowen. times a day, Monday through Saturday, be PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON Norma Brasaro (left) is greeted by COA bus driver Pam Akridge as she arrives at the senior center in downtown Macclenny last week.COA wants lagging JTA shuttleSemi with paint overturns on I-10 PHOTO COURTESY OF RICH A RD DOL A N, BA KER COUNTY VOLUNTEER FIRE DE PA RTMENT The driver of this westbound semi-truck escaped injury the morning of January 3 when it overturned east of the US 90 exit near Sander son. Trooper Justin Smatt of the Florida Highway Patrol said Michael Lum, 41, of Palm Coast over corrected the 2007 Freightliner tractor after veering from right to left, then right again as the rig then left the pavement and overturned on the grass shoulder. The trailer was loaded with 777 drums of water-base paint weighing over 37,000 pounds. The ac cident occurred at 9 am and no other vehicles were involved. Mr. Lum was charged with careless driving. man was flown to Shands Jacksonville with non-life threatening injuries after he was struck by a vehicle on North 6th St. the evening of January 5. pickup that had been signaled over to the curb by another vehicle following it southbound about 6:30 pm, according to statements given to FHP Trooper K.W. Frost. When he exited the truck and walked back toward it, the second vehicle accelerated and struck him before driving off south. Neither Mr. Rivera nor the pickups driver James its two female passengers were able to give a description other than it was a white truck with a pipe rack. The report does not detail why Mr. Howards pickup was motioned over to the roadside.JOEL ADDINGT ON N E WS EDIT OR firstname.lastname@example.orgA 73-year-old Macclenny man was found naked and bound after an apparent armed burglary by two masked intruders seeking prescription pills in the early morning hours of Jan uary 6. According to Deputy Jacob Satterwhites report of the incident, Deputy Earl Lord was the wood Circle and discover the victim, Freddie Nichols, whose Mr. Nichols said the suspects, one of them a male armed with what appeared to be a shotgun, awoke him about 5 am demanding pills, which he gave them from his arthritis medication supply, noted Deputy Satterwhite. Despite pulling off the mask of the larger suspect, who the victim described as tall and fat, at one point, Mr. Nichols could not offer other details regarding the robbers appearance. The other suspect, he said, was smaller and possibly a fe male. Mr. Nichols also indicated managed to free them prior to A K-9 search team from A father and son are both charged with beating a Macclenny man at his North 4th Street residence the after because the victim had been abusing his girlfriend, who is their daughter and sister. Deputy Koty Crews responded to the address of Benjamin and noted the victim sustained extensive facial injuries during the confrontation with Bruce Stieger, Christopher Stieger, also of Macclenny. The victim said the father and son took turns holding him down and beating him after forcing their way into the residence. He also said he was choked to the point that he lost consciousness, and that the son threatened to kill him. Mr. Clines version of events was corroborated by girlfriend she refused to fill out a written statement. The father and son said they acted in self-defense after Mr. Cline lunged at the father during a heated argument over alleged domestic violence several days earlier. Bruce made several statements advising that Benjamin beats his daughter and he was intent on putting a stop to it, noted Deputy Crews in his re port. Mr. Cline and Ms. Stieger have children together. Due to the extent of the facial injuries, the deputy summoned a rescue team to the scene. He then arrested the faBruce Stieger Christopher StiegerDad, son beat kins abusive boyfriend Elderly man tied up naked in robbery Hit and run injures pedestrian S ee page 4 S ee page 4 S ee page 5
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.comCOMME N TT B C PPage3J A NU AR Y 10, 2013 Page 2 T B C P ursday, January 10, 2013Call this The difference be tween men and women, Part 377. I called someone on the phone the other day to ask for directions. My conversation took about two minutes. In that two minutes I said hi, identified myself, asked for directions, got them, double checked that I had gotten them correctly, said thanks, told them to have a good day and hung up. Unless Im calling someone to find out how they are because I havent heard from them in a while, that is how my conversations go. They are direct, businesslike, to the point and short. If I checked my phone log I probably havent had a phone call over three minutes in length in a couple of weeks. That same day I was in the room while wife Kelley talked to one of her friends. She too, needed some information. Somehow, though, the conver sation she had did not follow the same pattern as mine. Not by a long shot. First of all, she didnt identify herself. When the person answered, she just started talking. She assumed, correctly it seems, that they knew exactly who they were talking to. I never assume that. If I call my brother-in-law Todd, I always tell him its me. Im sure he knows that but I tell him anyway. Its just how I operate. Kelleys conversation went on and on. I knew what she was calling about and kept waiting for her to get to it. Twenty minutes into the conversation she hadnt mentioned her actual rea son for calling. She had talked around it and in circles. I understand circular conversations and have had them myself. Usually, if Im talking in circles its to give the listener information they need so my circles get narrower and nar rower until I get to the point. Not so for Kelley. They just got broader and broader. There was a circle about one thing and a circle about another and they didnt seem to hook up at any point. She talked about having the flu. She talked about Sara Beths upcoming wedding. She talked about someone she had seen in the store. All these circles. It was kind of like those interlocking Chinese rings. You cant figure how they got on there to begin with or where they were going to go once they did. Eventually, after about 45 minutes she got around to why she was calling and found out the information that she needed. Granted, that isnt how she talks to everyone, but I have tion with someone she called for a hotel reservation. She didnt know them and hadnt met them but by the end, had gotten 30 percent off the hotel room because of her friendliness. I guess the point of all this is to again prove that men and women just think differently. All men are aware of this. We just cant manage to explain why it is. Well, I did some research. According to Psychology Today verse on six levels. Men well basically one level. Men converse in a straight line. The want to get information or achieve some goal. Pure and simple. Their conversations are usually short and to the point. They are active listeners, paying close attention to what they are told so they can gather the information they need. They usually take what they hear at face value and dont look for hidden meaning or sub-text. Women see conversation as an act of sharing and a way to explore their feelings. While beforehand and even rehearse mentally what they are going thoughts while they are talk ing, often on the fly. By talking about something to someone else it starts to make sense and patterns emerge. That is why a woman will sometimes say, I just want to talk about this. Talking helps them to think clearly and creatively. The article says that when a man is feeling down in the dumps he usually wont call another man and talk about it. Instead, he will hold up in his man cave and watch football until it passes. Not so, women. A woman will call a friend and vent. The article says that for women conversation is an act of cathar sis, by talking it all out she be gins to feel better and is able to work her way around to solving problems. While men are active listeners because they want to solve a problem or get information, women listen in a completely different way. Not only are they listening for facts and figures, they are listening for tone of voice, for hidden meanings, for things that are unsaid as well as said. The article claims that is the reason why men and women dont always converse very well together. They are talking about and listening for completely opposite things and for completely opposite reasons. So when a woman doesnt understand a man, theres a reason. When a man doesnt under stand a woman, theres a reason. Ive been saying that all along. I just couldnt get anyone to listen. MY SIDE OF THE MATTERROBERT GERARD We polled our readers a couple of times over the past week on topics like the u, tax time and their favorite winter vacation ideas. We posted on January 7, More than half of the states in the U.S. are experiencing high levels of u-like illness, and u activity continues to be on the rise, according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Preventions latest FluView report. Do you get a u shot? What are some home remedies you use if you get or to prevent getting the u? Heres want our Facebook family had to say about dealing with the u bug: Emily Kiger Clevenger: Elderberry. Angeline Trussell: Use the sanitizer on the shopping carts. Kaycee Greif Heinz: Lots of hand washing. Judy Reier Wheeler: My husband and I get the shot every year. Brandi Kay Funk: No. It doesnt protect against all strands! Jennifer McBrayer Bareld: My family usually gets the shot or spray for kids every year. This year we never got around to it, and of coarse, we got the u for the rst time in years. I totally regret it, some protection is better than none. Karen Lucas Rambo: Shots and lots of hand washing. Ive had the u twice and never want it again. David Church: Clean the ceiling fan. Then we wanted to know about readers favorite vacation trips. Snow tubing, skiing, sledding or do you prefer to hunt in warmer climates? Emily Kiger Clevenger: Mexico. Tricia Bennett: Up state New York. Facebook fansWhat you had to say ... LETTERS T O THE EDIT OR Clayton Yarborough: Nashville, Tennessee. Anytime its snowing is good, and if not, just see ing grandson and kids is OK as well. Pierce Parker: Anywhere is good for me. Colleen Scharphorn Harvey: Going sledding, making snowmen and angels in Michigan. Jason Walker Cruise: To the islands!! Jay Canaday: Can people really still aord vaca tions? Mariah Gates Eggert Wall: Since I now live in Minnesota ... Id rather be coming back to Florida for a much warmer time. Pam Clark: I tried snow showing in Washing ton State with my daughter and sonin-law. Love, love, love it. With tax time just around the corner, we posted: Do you prepare your own taxes or have someone do it for you? Kristin Grith: Turbo Tax allows you to do it for free! I do them myself! Jennifer Wilson: I use Turbo Tax. Even their pay versions (the ones that give you extra help) are much cheaper than pay ing someone to do it. We went to a tax place last year and they told us it would cost over $250 to do our taxes. I dont know if that is normal or not but I was shocked. Ill stick with Turbo Tax and looking it up online if it is some things new to me. Kelby Crawford: A professional does mine because I have no idea what to do! Lol. Jerome Reimer Jr.: I do mine myself Angela Parker OBerry: My wonderful husband prepares our taxes, and hes always correct. Kimberly Walker-Laidman: Lyons & Lyons rocks! James R. Hart Sr.: I use the free tax act o the IRS site Join us Facebook.com by searching for The Baker County Press. We post reader questions, breaking news updates and links to content on www.bakercountypress.com and other web sites. Its also a great way to send in news tips, photographs and other news content for publication weekly in The Baker County Press, or to get your questions answered from our growing and lively online community. Offer ends 3/31/13, and is limited to new residential customers. 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Thanks to the ones who worked on getting the donations and the ones who donated. Thanks to Walmart for al lowing them to put an angel tree in the store for senior citimas is just for kids, but we seniors enjoy it also. Some people dont have family to buy them gifts. I know a lot of work went into this and again, thank you. Esther Anderson MacclennyDear Editor: I moved to Glen St. Mary in August of last year from Hollywood, FL to be closer to family. I have grown to love the small town atmosphere. The people I come into contact with here are some of the nicest I have ever met. My only complaint about the area is that some people do not seem to have any respect for their towns and neighborhoods. Im talking about the trash and garbage on the side of the roads fast food wrappers, drink cups, big bags of garbage sometimes in the middle of the road with cars hitting them and spreading garbage all over. I am aware of at least two county dumps, and wonder why people want to make the area look like a garbage dump. Returning from Starke the other day, I was behind a car when the drivers door opened way. I swerved to miss them. Folks need to take more pride in their county, and keep garbage until they can property dispose of it. Its up to the police to pull these people over when they witness these acts and give them tickets. Please people, have more pride in your communities. Donald Estes Recently moved to GlenApplauds the CO A, WalmartTransplant here appalled by trashContrasting his and her conversations quality adj. Having a high degree of excellence THEBAKER COUNTY PRESS Since 1929 Send us letters and make sure they are SIGNED with a phone number.
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You can make retroactive contributions to your IRA until April 15, 2013. 784 South 6th Street Macclenny, FL 32063(904) 653-5400*IRA contribution limits for 2012 are $5,000 if you are age 49 or younger and $6,000 for age 50 or older and fees could reduce earnings on the account. See a First Federal representative for more information. ther and son for felony battery. The same deputy filed criminal complaints for battery against Robert James, 64, and Forest ny, following a fight at the latters residence on Steel Bridge Rd. the afternoon of January 3. Both parties gave conflicting versions of events that occurred when Mr. James went to the address of his son-in-law to retrieve and they briefly scuffled. Mr. James reported the incident the next day. St. Mary was arrested by Deputy Daryl Mobley on January 5 for allegedly threatening Charles Bailey Sr., 73, with a knife during an argument on Deerwood Circle that afternoon. Mr. Mann allegedly went to the residence due to a conflict with Mr. Baileys grandson. filed by Deputy Jeremiah Johnagainst Anthony Gray, 33, of Macclenny for allegedly strik scuffle in the parking lot outside Macclenny Pharmacy shortly after 6 oclock. tween Macclenny, Baldwin and Jacksonville along US 90 (Beaver Street). The regular one-way fare is able at discounted rates. Seniors and those with disabilities may ride for a dollar. Ms. Bowen said she doesnt expect the rates to change once COA begins operating the service. The shuttle makes stops in Macclenny at the following locations by request with at least two hours of notice: Northeast Florida State Hospital, Work Source on South Sixth Street, the Walmart Super center and the Walmart Distribution Center. The shuttle also makes stops along US 90 at the Publix and Winn-Dixie warehouses, the Michaels Distribution Center, Lane Avenue and at the Rosa Parks transit station in downtown Jacksonville, connecting riders to the larger JTA network. A JTA news crew visited the COA senior center in downtown Macclenny the morning of January 4 to make a promotional video for the shuttle and interview seniors who ride COA buses. They were hand-picked by COA staff. Mr. Finotti said the video will appear later this and JTAs Youtube channel. Its part of a rebranding campaign for the shuttle, which includes plans for a new name, logo and promotions. The Baldwin shuttle is funded through a federal rural public transportation grant funneled through the state transportation department that covers half the cost of operating the service. The funds may also be used for some capital expenses, according to Ms. Bowen. She said COA plans to use the money for the purchase of a new shuttle, which will bring the COAs She believes that by leveraging COAs existing network of clients and promoting the Baldwin shutmore sustainable level. COA has also applied for another grant to extend bus service west into Columbia and Suwannee coun ties, which could serve local residents employed there and students attending classes at Florida Gateway College. COAs goal is building a regional public transportation network used not only by seniors, the disabled and low-income commuters collectively known as the transportation disadvantaged popu lation but the public at large. The January 14 meeting with county commissioners is scheduled for 5 pm in the commission chambers, 55 N. 3rd St. in Macclenny, Ms. Bowen said. Little progress on COA transportation center plan Its been nearly two years since the Baker County in grant funding from the federal and state governments to build a transportation center. The project includes a bus garage, parking lot and fencing at the southwest corner of Buck Starling and Willis Hodges roads behind the Winn-Dixie shopping center on South Sixth Street. COA intends to lease the facility from the county for $1 a year for use as the hub of its transportation program in the future. construction of a new senior center adjacent to the transportation center site. Some seniors at the existing center in downtown Macclenny last week for bingo said they have little Theyve been talking about for 15 years now, one elderly gentlemen said. COA purchased the adjacent 5-acre tracts in later deeded the land to the county to comply with grant requirements for the transportation center project. Only local governments were eligible for the money. lion in grant funding has been spent thus far largely on engineering and design work by Bentley Architects + Engineers, Inc. of Longwood, FL. County Manager C.J. Thompson said the design work is about 75 percent complete and he expects construction to start in March or April. The project has moved forward enough, he said, to ensure continued funding. Were demonstrating [to the state] progress, said Mr. Thompson. Now, if we were still sitting here with nothing on paper there may be some concerns, but were showing progress and not against any [deadline] issues there. Baker Correctional Institution was dispatched to the scene, but rear door the suspects may have used for entry. The case was forwarded to In other residential burglaries and thefts from the past week: breaking into Whitney Sawyers Ave. and stealing four cell phones from a shed at the property about 11 am on January 1. The 16-year-old male middle school student from Macclenny was located three days later and told police he entered the home, which he believed to be empty. The youth quickly exited it when ing inside, Deputy Robert Aber lys report states. The youth denied, however, taking the cell phones from the shed, saying he only removed a pot plant he stashed in nearby woods. Another witness, however, told police the 16-year-old gave him the cell phones, valued at more than $600 combined, to return to Ms. Sawyer. Charges for burglary, grand against the teen. Another suspect, a friend allegedly with the 16-year-old at the time of the burglary, could not be immediately located. arrested the afternoon of December 31 for stripping sheet metal Cedar Rd. in the city. clenny, were pulled over near MLK Drive by Deputy Christopm. the men were inside a silver 1999 Ford pickup that matched the description of the truck spot ted at the residence by a neigh bor. Sheet metal was also in the trucks bed. The suspects claimed to have gotten permission to remove the metal from an unknown female, but the neighbor who reported the theft indicated the propertys owner is dead. The late owners son, Todd Gamel, could not be immediately reached Both suspects face charges for loitering, a misdemeanor. clenny was arrested on January and larceny after allegedly entering two vacant homes south of Sanderson to pilfer wiring. Johnnie Bryant, who leases pasture land adjacent to one of the homes from the property owner Steve Dobbs of Jacksonville, summoned police after re turning to the residence at 14114 Mr. Bryant soon located Mr. May hiding in a closet with a saw, Deputy Chad Monteans report shows. Mr. May admitted to cutting and removing electrical wiring at that residence as well as neighDobbs Rd., which the deputy found looted of similar materials. home at 407 S. College St. in week-long family vacation and ing photos, $1000 in cash and a check book missing along with a bicycle. Deputy Robert Simpkins report notes that abrasions on the front steps indicate the safe may have been dragged out of house, but there was little evidence as to how the home was entered. The estimated value of the stovisions, were left undisturbed. ille reported last week the theft of a white, 35-horsepower Johnson glass boat, which was stored at his sisters residence at 7471 Oak Ridge Dr. in Glen St. Mary. He last saw the motor six months ago and learned from his sister its been missing for the last four months, but she assumed hed taken it away for re pairs. From page 1 From page 1 From page 1Tied up in robbery ...Boyfriend beaten by girls kinJOEL ADDINGT ON N E WS EDIT OR email@example.comTwo people were caught by Walmart security returning stolen merchandise for refunds on separate occasions last week, one a pregnant woman arrested for the same crime in September, According to Deputy Jacob Satterwhites account, Ashley A. Buck Rowe Rd. in Macclenny admitted to taking paint and a car rier and returning it for $61 the afternoon of January 4. Because Ms. Martin was close a misdemeanor charge of petit theft, second offense would be Two days prior, a Glen St. Mary man was caught by Walmart surveillance cameras returning stolen pet medicine and allegedly attempting to pilfer a cell phone as well. Jimmy Lauramore Jr., 33, of detained by Deputy Jeremiah Johnson after the officer was alerted by store security personnel the suspect concealed on his medicine and a Samsung cell phone valued at about $60, the The suspect was seen going to the restroom, where the phones packaging was later recovered, and then going to the customer service desk and refunding two boxes of the pet medicine one of Adams Flea and Tick and an other of Pronyl Max for a Walmart gift card. the state attorneys office for criminal mischief for damaging the cell phone packaging and for fraud for obtaining a $44.46 refund on stolen merchandise. Deputy Johnsons report says he did not pursue a theft charge because the suspect did not pass the last point of sale before being detained. Recovered from the suspects jacket were the gift card, cell phone and two boxes of the pet medicine.JOEL ADDINGT ON N E WS EDIT OR firstname.lastname@example.orgThree storage units at M&S Mini Storage on Lowder Street were broken into last week and their contents looted, one with property valued Deputy Jacob Satterwhite responded to the business the morning of January 4 and heard from its owner, Alex Robinson, that the units locks were cut sometime after December 31 and all the property inside taken. The deputy said in his report that three units were leased to Amanda Raulerson, Mary Shivalier and Macclenny Nursing and Rehab, respectively; but he could only reach Ms. Raulerson. The victim initially estimated the stolen property at $4000 to $5000, but after providing police with a list, the value totaled more than double that sum. Ms. Raulerson said she shared the unit with her mother and the missing items included furniture, camping gear, wedding items, antique sewing machines, a clothes dryer and childrens toys. Deputy Satterwhites report contained no information regarding suspects. But in another theft at a commercial property on Lowder Street, Macclenny Cycle and Marine, a former employee is suspected as the perpetrator. The business owner, Clarence Williams, told Deputy Satterwhite he believes David G. Manucy Jr., 31, of Sanderson stole three used weed report states. The alleged crime was not reported, Mr. Williams said, because he had no proof. Deputy Satterwhite said attempts to contact the suspect were unsuccessful. Police have few leads in two vehicle-related property crimes reported on January 3 when Deputy Johnny Hodges learned of a missing four-wheeler in Sanderson and missing wallet from a truck in Glen St. Mary. Heather Padgett reported the latter theft about 9:45 am, saying her husband parked the un on January 1, according to the ofThe victim said she noticed the wallet, including her license, $170 gift card, credit card and social security card, was gone the following day. Deputy Hodges said due to the time delay in reporting the crime and inclement weather, no evi dence could be collected at that time. Later that afternoon, about 3:30 pm, the deputy responded Evelyn Smith had learned earlier from her grandson that a grey Honda four wheeler with two rips on its seat and valued at $6000 was missing from its normal shelter behind her residence. The grandson reportedly parked it the previous evening about 11 pm and the shelter was found vacant about 10 am on January 3. A shoe print unfamiliar to the family was found at the scene and a neighbor suggested a male with a criminal record who had frequented the area recently may be responsible for the theft.M om-to-be gets refund for stolen store items4-wheeler and wallet thes on January 3 866-314-3769AIRLINES ARE HIRING You Bought Your First Home!Congratulations! Now pick up a copy THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS ADVERTISING DEADLINE ISMonday at 5:00 pm We print obituaries with a picture free of charge.
ursday, January 10, 2013 T B C P Page 7 Page 6 T B C P ursday, January 10, 2013 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that JANICE BUFFINGTON the holder of the following certicate has led said certicate for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The cer ticate number and year of issuance, the description of the property and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO: 09-00947 YEAR OF ISSUANCE: 2009 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: A part of Section 8, Township 3 South, Range 22 East, Baker County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the NW comer of said Section 8 and thence N 89 E, along the North line of the NW 114 of said Section 8 a distance of 2316.84 feet; thence S 0 E, 40.00 feet to a point on the South right of way line of County Road No. 23-A (A.K.A. Woodlawn Road) and the Point of Beginning; thence N 89 E, along said South right of way line, 367.06 feet to the Point of Curve of a curve concave to the South and having a radius of 369.26 feet and a central angle of 39 and being subtended by a chord having a bearing of S 71 E and a chord length of 246.61 feet; then c Southeasterly along the arc of said curve an arc distance of 251.44 feet to the Point of Tangency of said curve; thence S 51 E, still along said South right of way line, 150.56 feet to a concrete monument, LS 1380, marking the NW comer of lands recorded in Ofcial Records Book (ORB) 1997 page 6393 of the Ofcial Records of Baker County, Florida; thence S 01 W, along the West line of said ORB 1997, page 6393, a distance of349.94 feet to a concrete monument marking the SW comer of said lands; thence S 88 E, along the monumented South line of said ORB 1997 page 6393, a distance of200.00 feet to the West right of way line of State Road No. 121, as currently established (said point being 60 feet West of the Surveyed centerline of said State Road No. 121 as per Florida Department of Transportation right of way map dated May 9, 1972); thence S 01 W, along said right of way line, 90.89 feet to the North line of the SW 114 of the NW 114 of the NE 1/4 of said Section 8 as re-established from a previous survey by L. D. Bradley and Associates, dated September 20, 1966; thence S 89 W, along said North line, 572.57 feet to a concrete monument marking the NW comer of said SW 114 of the NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4; thence S 00 E, along the monumented West line of said SW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4, a distance of664.07 feet to a concrete monument marking the SW comer of the NW 1/4 of the NE 1/4 of said Section 8; thence S 89 W, along the South line of the NE 1/4 ofthe NW 114 of said Section 8 as monumented, 226.81 feet to the SE comer of lands described in Deed Book 5, page 285 of the Ofcial Records of Baker County, Florida, and also known as Evergreen Cemetery; thence N 01 E, along the monumented East line of said Deed Book 5, page 285 a distance of 313.39 feet to a concrete monument marking the NE comer of said lands; thence N 89 W, along the monumented North line of said lands, 112.84 feet to the West right of way line of a 40 foot wide road right of way accessing Evergreen Cemetery and shown on the aforementioned survey by L.D. Bradley and Associates; thence N 00 W, along said East right of way line, 972.82 feet to the Point of Beginning. SUBJECT TO a lateral ditch easement according to Florida Department of transportation right of way maps for State Road N 121. ALL OF SAID PROPERTY BEING LOCATED IN BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. NAME IN WHICH ASSESSED: WOODLAWN GREEN, LLC. A Florida limited liability corporation. Unless such certicate or certicates shall be redeemed according to law, the property described herein will be sold to the highest bidder at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, Macclenny, Florida on THURSDAY MARCH 7, 2013 at 11:00 am. Dated this 19th day of December, 2012 AL FRASER CLERK OF COURT BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA By: Julie B. Combs, Deputy Clerk 12/27-1/17c ALL-SAFE MINI STORAGE 190 SOUTH LOWDER STREET MACCLENNY, FLORIDA 32063 904-259-3565 The following units containing household items such as furniture, appliances, etc., will be sold by public auction at 10:00 am January 19, 2013 to satisfy back rent. The following tenants can claim their property back if rent is paid before this date: Name Unit # Emily Simon 45 Heather Holland 71 Crystal Beswick 80 Ebone Singleton 90 Rosa Dolison 114 Randy MIller 136 Tiffany Vickers 156 Casy Gorden 210 1/10-17c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA JUVENILE DIVISION CASE NO. 02-2012-DP-129 IN THE INTEREST OF: H.M. DOB: 08-28-2005 MINOR CHILD _______________________________________/ SUMMONS AND NOTICE OF ADVISORY HEARING FOR TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS AND GUARDIANSHIP STATE OF FLORIDA: TO: HEATHER LAND (address unknown) WHEREAS a Petition for Termination of Parental Rights under oath has been filed in this Court regarding the above-referenced child, a copy of which is on file with the Clerk of the Court. YOU ARE HEREBY COMMANDED TO APPEAR before the General Magistrate, at the Baker County Courthouse, Macclenny, Florida, on January 30, 2013, at 9:50 A.M., for a Termination of Parental Rights Advisory Hearing. YOU MUST APPEAR ON THE DATE AND AT THE TIME SPECIFIED HEREIN. ******FAILURE TO PERSONALLY APPEAR AT THIS ADVISORY HEARING CONSTITUTES CONSENT TO THE TERMINATION OF PARENTAL RIGHTS TO THIS CHILD. IF YOU FAIL TO APPEAR ON THE DATE AND TIME SPECIFIED, YOU MAY LOSE ALL LEGAL RIGHTS TO THE CHILD NAMED IN THE PETITION ON FILE WITH THE CLERK OF THE COURT****** Pursuant to Sections 39.804(4)(d) and 63.082(6) (g), Florida Statutes, you are hereby informed of the availability of private placement with an adoption entity as dened in Section 63.032(3), Florida Statutes. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court at Macclenny, Baker County, Florida, on the 26th day of December 2012. Al Fraser Clerk of Circuit Court By: Judy Rhoden Deputy Clerk Department of Children and Family Services James Kirkconnell, Esq. Florida Bar No. 21044 Childrens Legal Services 1250 Andrews Circle Starke, FL 32091 (904) 964-1566 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 email@example.com 1/3, 10, 17, 24/13c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE No. 02-2012-CA-000162 GMAC MORTGAGE, LLC Plaintiff vs JAMAL A. ABDULAAL, ET AL Defendants ____________________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: JAMAL ABDULAAL 5534 HUCKELBERRY TRAIL SO MACCLENNY, FL 32063 JAMAL ABDULAAL 1515 BRENDON LAKE DR APT 308 ORANGE CITY, FL 32763 JAMAL ABDULAAL 16312 ASHINGTON PARK DR TAMPA, FL 33647 JAMAL ABDULAAL 110 S MANHATTAN AVE APT 53 TAMPA, FL 33609 JAMAL ABDULAAL 5605 SAN MADALE DRIVE, APT 202 TEMPLE TERRACE, FL 33617 MELISSA WEGENER 5534 HUCKELBERRY TRAIL SO MACCLENNY, FL 32063 MELISSA WEGENER 1515 BRENDON LAKE DR APT 308 ORANGE CITY, FL 32763 MELISSA WEGENER 1850 CANTERBURY DRIVE INDIALANTIC, FL 32903 MELISSA WEGENER 16312 ASHINGTON PARK DR TAMPA, FL 33647 MELISSA WEGENER 110 S MANHATTAN AVE APT 53 TAMPA, FL 33609 MELISSA WEGENER 5605 SAN MADALE DRIVE, APT 202 TEMPLE TERRACE, FL 33617 AND TO: All persons claiming an interest by, through, under, or against the aforesaid Defendant(s). YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property located in Baker County, Florida: Lot 8 of ROLLING MEADOWS, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page(s) 96-101, of the Public Records of Baker County, Florida has been led against you, an you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to this action, on Greenspoon Marder, P.A., Default Department, Attor neys for Plaintiff, whose address is Trade Centre South, Suite 700, 100 West Cypress Creek Road, Fort Lauder dale, FL 33309, and the le original with the Clerk within 30 days after the rst publication of this notice, in the BAKER COUNTY PRESS on or before February 8, 2013; otherwise a default and a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS MY HAND AND SEAL OF SAID COURT on this 8th day of January 2013. AL FRASER As Clerk of said Court By:Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a reasonable accommodation to par ticipate in this proceeding should, no later than seven (7) days prior, contact the Clerk of the Courts disability coordinator at 339 E. MACCLENNY AVENUE, MACCLENNY, FL 32063, If hearing or voice g impaired, contact (TDD) (800)955-8771 via Florida Relay System. 1/10-17c LEGA L NOTICES B AKER COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD Important Information for City of Macclenny Residents Starting February 1st, 2013, Advanced Disposal is pleased to be your new residential solid waste provider. Service will be provided using a fully automated truck and 96 gallon rolling carts. Carts will be delivered prior to the start date and will include schedule and guide lines. This will be a one time per week service and all waste must be placed inside the cart, provided by Advanced Disposal. Please have your cart set at curbside by 6:00 am (or the night before) on your scheduled collection day as indicated by the information on your cart when delivered. The cart should be at least 3 feet away from your mailbox and other objects at the curb, and no further than 5 feet from the street, with front of cart facing the street. Items not accepted include; tires, batteries, gas tanks, pesticides, motor oil chem icals or hazardous waste. Any service required for bulk items and yard waste will continue to be serviced by the City of Macclenny. The City of Macclenny will not pick up any household items, white goods or large limbs. These items should be carried to the Grin Court Dump Site located on Lowder St. (hours of operation are Monday and Thursday 4 pm to 7 pm and on Saturday 8 am to 2 pm). The City of Macclenny will continue to pickup yard de bris on a regular schedule. For further information feel free to contact Advanced Disposal Monday thru Friday 8 am to 5 pm toll free 1-800-523-3861 VOLUNTEERS NEEDED Samaritan Food Ministry | 6444 Hwy. 90 In Glen St. Mary Applications available at the Samaritan site. A Christian Ministry that blesses your life! A big round of thanks to the following churches and businesses who support The Samaritan House. We are grateful for each and every donation of time, money or items! We could not do this outreach without each and every one of you! BUSINESSES: Baker County Sheriff's Office Baker County School District Camp Tracey Gerdau Ameristeel Gibson McDonald Ivy Cottage Li'l Caesars Pit Stop Pizza Hut Ronie's Food Rotary Club of Baker County Starbucks Walmart Distribution Walmart Superstore Winn Dixie CHURCHES: Assembly of Praise Church First Assembly of God First Baptist of Glen St. Mary First Baptist of Macclenny First United Methodist Christian Fellowship Temple Cornerstone Good Samaritan Jacksonville Crusaders for Christ Church Destiny People Dinkins New Congregational Church Emmanuel Church of God in Christ Faith Bible Church Lighthouse of Prayer Ministry Macclenny Church of God Raiford Road Church Souls Harbor Church of God St. Peter's Anglican Fellowship Taylor Church United Christian Church & Academy FOOD COORDINATORS: Denise Melton Pam Clark Mary PriglerIf your business or church is interested in supporting Baker County Ministers Association contact Pastor Mitch Rhoden at 259-1199. THE SAMARITAN HOUSE IS OPENMonday Thursday 10 am 1 pm Friday & Saturday 11 am 1 pm NEXT MINISTER'S MEETINGFebruary 5 at 11:30 am at Pier 6 Everyone Welcome Woodlawn Kennels Quality Professional Care ....... . . . . . . .................. A Sanderson man was jailed on multiple charges the evening of January 6, among them that he pointed a rifle at his girlfriend, kicked her on the leg and attempted to toss boiling water on her. sion of a firearm by a convicted felon. lice about 10 pm following what she said was the second of two attacks by Mr. Moring that occurred that evening. He is the father of her two children. Deputy Rodney Driggers and several other officers surrounded the suspects residence on Claybedroom closet after he responded to repeated attempts to exit. The officer described him as highly intoxicated. Ms. Donaldson said her boyfriend started an argument about 6 pm and at one point raised the rifle in her face and stated, I didnt buy this to hunt; I bought this to shoot people. Later in the evening, she said Mr. Moring began a second argument, this time about her brother, and kicked her thigh after she covered her face with her hands and legs. He then allegedly grabbed a pot of boiling water from a stove and attempted to throw it on her. Instead, it landed on him. The two children were present during the first confrontation. Other than the firearm charge, Mr. Moring was booked for domestic battery and domestic aggravated assault. In other cases, James Green, 33, was arrested for striking longtime girlfriend Ericka Teegardin, 33, during an argument in their vehicle the Deputy Robert Simpkins said a motorist who was behind their vehicle on Woodlawn Rd. called police when she saw Mr. Green appear to strike the girlfriend and appear to strike children in the rear seat. He located Mr. Green, who the deputy said smelled of alcohol, at the couples residence on Mitch Lane based on the license number noted by the witness. Ms. Teegardin by that time had gone to her mothers in Macclenny and was interviewed by another deputy. She had a bruised and swollen lip that she confirmed she received when struck by Mr. Green, who was arrested for domestic battery and on a Charlton County, GA warrant for a traffic offense. in boyfriend Stanley Wilson, 47, at their residence on Shirley Rd. Mr. Wilson told Deputy Tony Norman his girlfriend became enraged during an argument and repeatedly struck the vehicle with a lawn mower blade. Ms. Whitehouse was booked for domestic assault and criminal mischief. St. Mary for violating a protective order obtained by girlfriend Amber She told Deputy Johnny Hodges that Mr. Mann telephoned her several times, and in one instance threatened her. She made the complaint A Macclenny man was arrested for drunk driving as he attempted to leave a downtown bar early on January 3 with another man who was charged with being drunk when he smashed a front window. Deputy Robert Simpkins said when he responded to a disturbance call at Macs Lisaw a 1997 Chevrolet pickup belonging to Adam Chadwick, 30, stalled on a median where he came to rest after striking a power pole. Mr. Chadwick failed several field sobriety tests in the parking lot and later refused to submit to a breath test at county jail. He told the deputy he was backing up to leave the bar when he hit the pole and a curb. In the pickup with him was Donald was attempting to leave before police arrived. Mr. Brantley was arrested by Deputy Jeremiah Johnson for disorderly intoxication and breaking a door glass while fighting with another patron. He was jailed after receiving treatment at Fraser Hospital for hand lacerations. Deputy Johnson also arrested Macclenny after she refused to calm herself and attempted to in terfere with police as they interviewed witnesses. In other recent cases, Jerry Leroy Davis Jr., 31, of Sanderson faces multiple criminal charges pickup was stopped in downtown Sanderson on New Years Eve. Deputy John Hardin said he saw the truck run through a stop 6 pm, and head east passing an other vehicle illegally. Mr. Davis pulled into the parking and the officer said he appeared to be under the influence of a substance. The suspect had four vials of pills in his pants pockets and two medications Xanax and Methadone for which he did not have a prescription. Police also found rifle and shotgun ammunition in the truck, both banned items because Mr. Davis is a convicted felon. He was booked on that charge, felony possession, driving on a license with three suspensions and reckless driving. of Glen St. Mary was arrested for disorderly intoxication after he was found seated in a vehicle in front of a residence on Clinton Ave. late on January 3. A nearby resident on Parmalee St. called police when Mr. Scholarbaum appeared on his front porch, apparently believing he was at a Clinton Ave. residence where he had been staying. Deputy Simpkins described him as heavily intoxicated and unaware of his whereabouts. The suspect also repeatedly argued JOEL ADDINGT ON N E WS EDIT OR firstname.lastname@example.orgA 15-year-old male residing in Olustee was picked up on a pa role violation warrant from Massachusetts the afternoon of January 4 by local police. Deputy C. Walker of the sherblock of Main St. about 1:30 pm to check for the wanted juvenile, who was arrested without incident and transported to the county jail to await extradition by Massachusetts authorities. In other recent warrant arrests: of Jacksonville was spotted by Deputy Leo Clements leaving the area of a robbery early in the morning on January 6 and pulled over after failing to fully-stop at a stop sign at Deerwood Circle and Deputy Clements discovered Mr. Millington had a warrant for failure to appear out of Manatee County after running his drivers license through dispatch. He was taken to jail and issued a warrant for running the stop sign. Lance E. Rayburn, 47, of Macclenny on a Jacksonville war rant for driving on a suspended license, petit theft and other charges the afternoon of December 31. Mr. Rayburn was at the county jail at the time, according to Deputy Robert Aberlys arrest report. Adam Chadwick Edgar Moringwith the deputy over the location of the Clinton residence. He also fell while being booked at county jail and struck his head. He was medically cleared at Fraser Hospital before he was jailed.DUI aer leaving bar MIKE ANDERSON PR ESS ST AFF New student drop-off procedures at Baker implemented several weeks ago. But they seem to be working well now and students are evening of January 7. Its very smooth now. Its much safer, said Superintendent Sherrie Raulerson, noting that enhanced student safety was the reason for the changes. To ensure the continued smooth operation of the drop-off procedures, the school board approved the superintendents request to cre tail each morning. Two teachers will be assigned to work car rider duty from 7 am to 7:30 am until the end of the school year. One will be assigned to the front drop-off area and the other will be posted at the drop-off area at the back of the school. The teachers will be eligible to receive a memorandum of understanding with the Bak er County Education Association, which rep resents teachers in collective bargaining negotiations with the district. The agreement is for the remainder of the current school year only, but will be reviewed later for future practice. Hundreds of vehicles every morning drop off students in front of the middle school and the adjacent kindergarten center, some com ing from Fifth Street and others from side streets. Until the new drop-off procedures were enacted, middle school students would often get out of the vehicles in the middle of ward the campus. ing between the cars there was a problem, Mrs. Raulerson said, adding that it was just a matter of time before someone got seriously injured, or worse. For a week or so before the new changes were initiated, teachers and school adminisevery morning in an effort to come up with a The result was the creation of two designatget used to a slightly longer wait to say goodbye to their children. No youngsters are allowed to be dropped off just anywhere along the road anymore. and procedures, but people are used to it now and most parents were patient and under standing, Mrs. Raulerson said. the same time in the morning that safety beout in the afternoon a lot of kids ride the buses home and many others are involved in extracurricular activities, which keeps them on campus longer. In other business, the school board and Superintendent Raulerson: ture Farmers of America for recent outstanding achievements, including eighth-grader Shelby King who was named the FFAs SubDistrict Champion in extemporaneous speaking. Shelbys championship speech, which she ent to judges, focused on the importance of Florida agricultural exports. Standing in front of the school board audience, showing no nervousness whatsoever, she recited the same speech. She spoke of the advancements and challenges that have made Florida one of the na tions leading exporters of numerous products, both within the United States and to ing citrus, seafood, watermelons, broccoli and many other products. ida, Shelby said, include the creation of jobs domestically and abroad, producing income for the state and bringing familiarity to Florida marketing campaigns, which makes consumers more apt to purchase our products. Just how big is agri-business in Florida? Shelby said Sunshine State products were featured in 416,000 individual advertisements representing 10,000 stores in more than 15 different countries. were four freshman FFA students who recently won state championship awards as members of the Baker Countys Food Science and Technology Team: Bethany Richardson, Jesse Lambright, Garett Stavely and Hunter Burnsed. Cacee Ford, the groups FFA advisor, said the students won the state championship by 17 points and made a near perfect score on their presentations, which included correctly and completing a 50-question test. But the part of the competition that brought the team the highest score in the state, Ms. Ford said, was a product development and marketing campaign, which included food safety, packaging and nutritional processing. The product was a granola bar. I was so humbled and proud to be their sponsor, Ms. Ford said. Superintendent Raulerson also offered a personal note of congratulations and gratitude to the FFA team. she said. Were so proud of them. Federal Bank, presented by marketing manager Dana Wood, that will be used to help buy a golf cart at the high school to transport injured or ill students from remote parts of the Principal Tom Hill thanked Ms. Wood for the donation and noted that First Federal has been a good business partner of the high school for years, including previous donations to FFA and the schools swim team. Tampa Bus Market Inc. submitted the highand Marketing Incorporated won the other three bids. consultant Mary Brandenburg to develop a reading/writing curriculum with a focus on integrating science and social studies content and provide professional development workshops for all schools. With three roads of trac and kids darting between cars there was a problem.Sherrie RaulersonBaker County School SuperintendentNew drop-o policys working PHOTO COURTESY BOY SCOUT TROO P 150 Troop 150 visits naval museum attractionsLocal Boy Scout Troop 150 (shown above) toured exhibits at the Patriots Point Naval & Maritime Museum in Mount Pleasant S.C. December 14-16 and camped aboard the World War II Aircraft Carrier Yorktown where the troop had morning and evening meals in the chiefs mess with other scout ing youths. The tour also included the WWII-era submarine Clamagore, Viet nam War-era U.S. Naval Support Base and the Cold War Memorial. Troop 150 is led by Jon Mobley. Check it out...www.bakercountypress.com www.bakercountypress.com ADVERTISING DEADLINE Monday at 5:00 pm
ursday, January 10, 2013 T B C P Page 9 Page8J A NU AR Y 10, 2013 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 Rebecca LauramorePhone: 904-259-2213Sunday School: . . . . . . 10:00 am Sunday Morning Service . . 11:00 am Sunday Evening Service . . 6:00 pm Wednesday Night . . . . . 7:30 pm 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 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 SHARE YOUR JOY & RECORD YOUR FAMILY HISTORY !Submit births, weddings & 50th+ anniversaries via email to email@example.com or at 104 S. 5th St., Macclenny4 week deadline on all submissions. 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 MACCLENNY CHURCH OF CHRIST573 S. 5th St. 259-6059Sunday Bible Study 9:45 am Fellowship 10:30 am 11:00 amWorship Services 11:00 am Wed. Bible Study 7:00 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 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 WE ARE BAKER COUNTYS ROOFING EXPERTSCOMBS BUILDERS, INC. We specialize in problem roofs 259-2563 FREE Estimates 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 Everyone welcome! Committed to serving your family with the honesty, respect and integrity you deserveVisit our website for helpful resourceswww.forbesfuneralhome.net380 North Lowder St. | Macclenny259-4600FAMILY OWNED & OPERATED H.M. Hank Forbes, Jr. Owner/Licensed Funeral Director FORBESFUNERAL HOME GUERRYFUNERAL HOME rff www.guerryfuneralhome.net r f 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 Robert Combs Sr., was retired welderRobert Allen Combs Sr., 70, a lifelong resident of Macclenny, rial Hospital in Jacksonville with family by his side. He was born in Baker County on August 13, late Alton Combs, Sr. and Gertie Mae Thomas Combs. Robert was a member of the Christian Fellowship Temple and he preached at Christian United Church of Macclenny for many years. He retired from the Department of Transportation in service as a welder. Robert enjoyed studying the Bible, singing, playing the guitar, banjo and mandolin, listening to Bluegrass music, whittling with wood, welding and working on small engines. He also enjoyed hunting, watching wrestling and spending time with his grand children. He was also known to worry about his children. Robert was preceded in death by his brother, Alton Combs, Jr. and his nephew, Mitchell Combs. Robert is survived by his lov ing wife of 47 years, Rachel Linda Barton Combs of Macclenny; children Rachelle (Dale) Crews and Robert (Melissa) Combs Jr. both of Glen St. Mary; grandCrews, McKinley Combs and Hailey Randle; brothers-in-law Aubrey (Corrine) Barton and Bobby Ray Barton; nieces and nephews Kevin Combs, Virginia Smith, Brenton Ray Barton and Britney Anna Barton. The funeral service was held his church with pastors David and Timmy Thomas officiating. Interment followed at Taylor Cemetery. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements. Robert Combs Sr.Paul Crawmer, 83, dies in OhioPaul Edward Crawmer Sr., merly of Glen St. Mary, died at his home on Tuesday, January the late John William and Ollie (Nethers) Crawmer and graduated from Hanover High School. He was very proud to have been employed by Newark Hospital as its first ward boy. He later served in the U.S. Army during the Koran War. Mr. Crawmer was employed by Kaiser Aluminum in Heath, Ohio and Jacksonville, and retired in 1991. He was a parishioner of St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church and enjoyed spending time with his family and friends, coaching Little League sports and fishing. He was a member of the VFW, American Legion and the New ark Druids. He is survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Norma Jean (Bowers) Crawmer of Newark; children Gerry (Ken) McNabb of Dunedin, FL, Jean (Scott) Gartside of Heath, OH, Paul (Lynn) Crawmer Jr. of Newberry, FL, Robert Crawmer of Glen St. Mary and Pamela (Tony) Nicoli of Fruit Cove, FL; 9 grandchildren; 9 great-grandchildren; sister and brother-in-law Mary Lou (Donald) Osborn of Toboso; brothersin-law Kenneth and Robert Bowers; sisters-in-law, Shirley Linn and Maxine Crawmer; several nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, Paul was preceded in death by his brother William J. Crawmer; and his granddaughter Sheila Marie Sunkle Byers. A funeral liturgy was held at Reed-Egan Funeral Home in Newark at on Saturday, January 6 with Father Jan Sullivan celebrating. Interment followed in Hanover Cemetery with military honors.Rick Gonzales, 42, of MaxvilleRicardo Rick Benjamin Jacksonville. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland 1970 to Ricardo Benjamin Gonand Marie T. Latham Crispell. Rick was a resident of years. He was an avid Gator fan and enjoyed spending time at the jetties. Most of all he was a family man who enjoyed spending time with his family. Other than his parents, Mr. wife of nine years, Kristina Lea dren Antonio and Nevaeh Gonles, John Crispell and Raymond Crispell; sister Tiffany Stauderman; uncle Harry Latham of Jacksonville. A memorial service was held Westside Baptist Church in Jack sonville with Pastor Ray Mayfield officiating. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements. Rick GonzalesVern Hollingsworth, loved driving a truckDaryl Vern Robert Hollingthe AcostaRua Center for Caring with family by his side. He was born in Gadsden, Alabama on June 1, 1954 to the late Harold Franklin Hollingsworth and Verna Faye Phillips Hollingsworth. Daryl was raised in Jacksonville and was a resident of Macclenny Glen Church. Mr. Hollingsworth was em ployed with the Department of Transportation for 19 years and by Raven Transport. His passion was driving a truck and he did that for over 40 years. He was an avid fisherman, a gardener and he loved attending church. He enjoyed spending time with his family, traveling, being goofy and giving to and helping others. Daryl loved life, loved having fun, and he loved his Toyota Tundra truck. Daryl is survived by his loving wife of 17 years, Connie Z. Hollingsworth of Macclenny; children Barry (Rachaelle) Melton of Taylor, Stefanie (Will) Batte of Lake City, Christy Proctor and Courtney (John) Kline of Macclenny; sister Dana (Frank) Rigdon of Macclenny; grandchildren Savannah, John, and Jakob Melton, Kaylee, Shelby and Jack son Batte, and Cooper Kline; his dog Buddy. The funeral service was held on Wednesday, January 9 at 11 am at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services chapel with Pastor Franklin Griffis officiating. Interment followed at Manntown Cemetery. Vern HollingsworthClyde Johns dies at 101 years oldClyde Whitter Johns, 101, of Sanderson, FL died January 6, Rehab Center. Mr. Johns was born in Charlton County, GA on July to the late Charney H. Johns and Mattie Dowling Johns. He has been a lifelong resident of Baker County, where he was a member of the Baker Coun ty Cattlemen Association. Mr. Johns enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening and tending to his cattle and hogs. He was a lifelong farmer and loved being outdoors. Mr. Johns was preceded in death by his loving wife of 67 years, R.O. Coleman Johns and his son, Malcolm Kelly Johns. He is survived by his son, Clyde Hal (Brenda) Johns of Taylor; his sisters, Irene Thrift Parrish and Murriel Rayan, both of Moniac, GA; and his granddaughter, Lacey Ashlynn Johns, also of Taylor. The funeral will be Thursday, January 10 at 11 am at Taylor Church with pastors Mark Woods and Jim Cox officiating. Interment will follow at Taylor Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Wednesday, January reira Funeral Services, which is in charge of arrangements. Clyde JohnsDana McKenzie of Sanderson dies Sanderson died on January 3, She is survived by her twins Mikell and Malinda and grandson Terrell Nesmith, all of Sanderson; brothers Jerry McK(Elaine) of Margaretta, Ulysses Ray (Ruby) and Anthony (Faye) merous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, other loving relatives and friends, among them her best friend Sandra Daniels. The visitation will be held Friday, January 11 from 5-7 pm at the New Jerusalem Church of God in Christ, and one hour before the funeral service at noon The funeral cortege will asretta. Interment will be in Mt. Herman Cemetery in Macclenny. Harry Brown Funeral Directors and Cremation Service is in charge of arrangements. Dana McKenzieGloria Padgett, 70, dies in TexasGloria Morine Padgett, 70, of Kingwood, Texas died on Decemin Houston with family by her side. She was born in Jack sonville on January 11, late James M. Coleman Boyd Coleman. Gloria was raised in Baker County and graduated from Paxon High School in 1961. She was a resident of Kingwood Columbus, OH. She enjoyed be ing a caretaker to all her family and friends and being an active member of the Girl Scouts as a leader and trainer. She was preceded in death by her brother Robert Coleman. Mrs. Padgett is survived by J. Buckner of Casselberry, FL, Robert A. Padgett of Houston, TX, Keith (Cathy) Padgett of Holly Springs, NC and Debra L. Padgett of Houston; sisters Madge Newman of Houston and Sharon Coleman of Columbus, OH; grandchildren Kathrine Buckner, Krystal Buckner, Jason Padgett, Brandon Padgett and Samantha Padgett. A graveside service held on Friday, January 4 at 3 pm at South Prong Cemetery with Elder Jimmie Thornton officiating. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Ser vices was in charge of arrangements. Gloria PadgettCharney Rhoden, was retired farmer of Sanderson died on Tuesday, a retired farmer and a lifelong resident of Baker County. He loved working, farming and gardening, fishing and spending time with his family and friends. Mr. Rhoden was preceded in death by his beloved wife of 59 years, Georgia Faye. He is survived by sons Char ney (Joy) Rhoden Jr, Eddie (Vanessa) Rhoden, Michael Rhoden and Jamie (Brenda) Rhoden, all of Sanderson; daughter Pam Rhoden of Sanderson; brother Gary (Roberta) Kirkland of Elkton, FL; sisters Sherry (Jim) Rubel of Jacksonville and Kay (Don ald) Combs of Macclenny; ten grandchildren and twelve great grandchildren. The funeral service for Mr. urday, January 5 at the Christian Fellowship Temple in Macclenny, FL with Pastor David Thomas officiating. Interment followed at South Prong Cemetery, Sanderson. Forbes Funeral Home of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements. Charney RhodenTalmage Sapp dies in WyomingTalmadge Ray Sapp, 74, of Rawlins, Wyoming died on Jan pice Center in Cheyenne. He was son to parents Nancy (Crews) and Woodrow W. Sapp. He was a carpenter and enjoyed fishing, hunting, writing short stories and woodworking. Survivors include his wife of 46 years, Sara M. Sapp; children Cheryl Verplancke, Steve (Kathryn) Sapp and Carrie (Eric) Beck; grandchildren Jared and Alec Verplancke, Samuel and Keenan Sapp, and Ryan and Savannah Beck; sister Dorris Burnsed. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Gary Sapp. A funeral was held on Wednesday January 9 at 4 pm in the chapel at Carbon County Funeral Home in Rawlins, WY.Happy Birthday!Bobby Balkcom My beloved Bobby, 43 years ago you were given to us, a gift from God. As a mother, you never believe that gift would be lost from you so soon. You are goodbye so tragically no time to say goodbye. I am blessed for the time we had here with you. For those you left behind, you are never far away. You are a part of my heart always. Peace is with you now, and will someday be with me. I am grateful for family and friends who have lived through this time of my life with me. EVERLASTING LOVE, MOM JANET BOGGS In loving memory of Joe Newmans8/28/31 1/11/09Husband, Dad, Brother, Papa, Uncle & Friend Gods Garden God looked around His garden and found an empty place, He then looked down upon the earth and saw your tired face. He put His arms around you and lifted you to rest. Gods garden must be beautiful, He always takes the best. He knew that you were suffering, He knew you were in pain. He knew that you would never get well on earth again. He saw the road was getting rough and the hills were hard to climb. So He closed your weary eye lids and whispered, Peace be thine. It broke our hearts to lose you, but you didnt go alone, for part of us went with you the day He called you home. LOVE AND MISSED BY ALL, POPPY TURKEY, YVONNE, JENNI, KANON, IRENE, Earns masters in ApologeticsKyle Clark of Glen Saint Mary graduated with highest honors and received a master of arts in Christian Apologetics from Biola Christian Apologetics provides reasoned answers to intellectual objections to Christianity and provides believers with a deeper understanding of their Christian convictions. Mr. Clark is a program coordinator for the Institute of Police Technology and Management at UNF, a contributing author and a member of the First United Methodist Church of Macclenny. Biola is a private liberal arts Christian University based in southern California. PHOTO BY BR A D WEEKS Ocials sworn in for another termBaker Countys constitutional ocers were sworn in the evening of January 3 at the courthouse. Pictured above (from left) are Property Appraiser Tim Sweat, County Judge Joey Williams, Clerk of Court Al Fraser, Tax Collector Gene Harvey, Supervisor of Elections Nita Crawford, Schools Superintendent Sherrie Raulerson and Sheri Joey Dobson after taking their oath of oce in front of family, friends and employees. All seven ocers have the opportunity to serve four more years, but only the sheri drew opposition in last falls election.DONT Trash It, Sell It.Why send that sofa to the dump? Find a new home for it through the THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Job fair is set for January 15 Potential students and job seekers are invited to a free job fair at Northeast Florida State Hospital on Tuesday, January 15. Registration begins at 9 am and the fair runs from 10 am-4 pm at the John J Crews Activity Center on the hospital campus. For more information or to reserve a table, please call Judi at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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Large China cabinet, TV, table and chairs, colored brick, 75 each and other items. 904-874-7860. 1/10p Palms, all sizes, cheap; Farmall Cub Tractor; 2003 Honda Rebel 250 Motorcycle; acre on Hwy. 121 N. Call 259-8240. 1/10-17p Got leaves? We will vacuum and remove your leaves; a little or a lot. Licensed and insured. 904-591-2640. 1/10-31c 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 Headstones, double and single, ready to go; must see; beautiful. 904-874-7860. 1/10p Camille Beckman hand cream, Root candles, unique gift items. Southern Charm 110 S. 5th Street. 259-4140. 4/28tfc Horse bedding material, shavings and saw dust, dry. Delivery available. 2592900. 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 Seasoned rewood. $80, cord. Deliv ered and stacked. Call Bruce 904-8383130. 1/3-1/31p We install 6 seamless gutters. Pressure washing. 259-7335. 8/11tfc MISCELLANEOUS Alcoholics anonymous meetings Monday and Friday at 8 pm. Call Wanda 904-9947750. 209 Macclenny Ave. 1/3-12/27/13p Gun Show. Saturday, January 12, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. and Sunday January 13, 9:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. at Baker County Fair grounds. Call Cliffhangers for information, 386-325-6114. 1/3-10p REWARD-$500 for any information leading to an arrest on stolen frontend clip of 4200 International truck. Truck was sitting off Woodlawn Road and I-10. 904-5211506. 12/20tfc 1988 Ford F-350, 4X4 pick-up. Runs good; not a dually. $3500 cash only. 2598516. 1/10p 2004 Dodge 3500 SLT quad cab truck; 5.9 liter, turbo diesel, 22 MPG, excellent condition, well maintained. Power windows, power doors, power seats, leather interior; many extras. 129,000 miles. $16,000 OBO. 904-879-2143. 1/10p 2003 Nissan Frontier. 4 door, runs good, 78,000 miles. $9000 OBO. 259-2749. 1/10p 1966 Ford Galaxy, 2 door hardtop. Beautiful inside and out. New tires and new engine. 904-653-2172, ask for Pee Wee. 1/10p Dogs: all types from puppies to adults. Animal Control, $65 adoption fees will apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc Found: Black and white kitten; very affectionate. Found near SR 125 and EZ Stop. 904-859-4506. 1/10p Rehoming beautiful American/Pit full blooded bulldog puppies. $100-$125. Hurry, only 4 left. 904-534-2934. 1/10p HELP WANTED 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 Rooks General Store in St. George, Geor gia is looking for friendly smiling faces to hire as sales associates. The ideal candidate should have some retail experience and must have a clean background. On site interviews will be conducted from 1-4 on Wednesdays. Please call 912-8432552 to set up interview. 1/3-10p Drivers: All miles paid; loaded and empty. Home on the weekends. Running ClassA CDL atbed. Lease to own, no money down. Call 866-823-0323. 1/10p Womens Center of Jacksonville is seeking a Victim Advocate/Program Coordinator; ofce located in Macclenny. Will provide rape crisis intervention, advocacy, support and case management in Baker County. Responsible for working collaboratively with other agencies and coordi nating the Baker County Sexual Assault Response Team. Position requires a selfmotivated individual with great communication skills. Familiarity with the criminal justice system is a must. Spanish speaking and awareness of feminism and womens issues is a plus. This is a full-time position at $14-$15 per hour. Email resume and cover letter to: email@example.com 1/10-17p Roong sales/foreman needed. Experience and drivers license and drug test required. 866-959-7663. 12/27-1/17/13p Experienced professional painters needed. Must have tools and transportation to shop. Call Peacock Painting. 2595877. 12/6tfc REAL ESTATE Notice to Readers All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Fair Housing Act which makes it illegal to advertise any prefer ence, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status or national origin, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings adver tised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination, call HUD toll free at 1-800669-9777. The toll free telephone number for the impaired is 1-800-927-9275. 4.05 acres for sale. Pine Top Road, Glen St. Mary. $38,000. 904-403-7373. 1/10-17p acre lot just outside city limits with mobile home. Mobile home has no value. $35,000, down payment $1,500. $324/ month. Call 904-813-1580. 12/13tfc 2 acres on Little St. Marys River. Well, septic, power pole, garage, shed, $45,000. 259-3300 or 904-591-2790. 10/18tfc 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 FOR RENT 2 BR, 2 BA duplex; nicest in town. Washer, dryer, dishwasher, front/back porch; water, sewage included. $700/month plus deposit. 904-718-8898. 1/10p 2 BR/1 BA house in Sanderson, on 3 acres; CH/A. $600/month, 1st, last, plus deposit. 904-234-4637. 1/10p 3 BR, 2 BA home for rent on 2 acres, near Cuyler. Fenced for horses; service animals only. $800/month plus deposit; refer ences needed. 904-477-8995. 1/10-17p 1 BR, 1 BA live-in RV for rent. $395/month, $49/month electric. Jeff, 904-891-1919 or 904-900-8888. 1/10p 2 BR, 1 BA house. CH/A, living room, dining room, kitchen, front/back porch. $700/ month plus $800 deposit. 259-6966. 1/10c 3 BR, 2 BA doublewide, North of Glen. Available ASAP. Service animals only. $750/ month plus $500 deposit. 904-588-2589. 1/10-17p 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home. Non-smokers and service animals only. 904-314-4034. 1/10p 3 BR, 1 BA clean home, nice yard; Woodlawn area. 8885 Glo-Gene Road. $750/ month plus $750 deposit. 904-813-1580 or 259-2255. 1/10tfc 3 BR, 2 BA clean mobile home, nice yard, Woodlawn area. 8695 Hillcrest Drive. $800/month plus $800 deposit. 904-8131580 or 259-2255. 1/10tfc 2 BR, 2 BA large singlewide. Washer/dryer hook-up. $600/month plus deposit. 904653-2157 or 904-314-4762. 1/10-17p 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home in Glen. $650/ month plus $500 deposit. 912-843-8139. 1/10-17p Apartment for rent. Large 2 BR, 1 BA. 351 N. Lowder, Macclenny. $675/month plus $600 deposit. 12/month lease. 904-8388584 or 259-9797. 1/10tfc 4 BR, 2 BA waterfront, 2000 SF concrete block house. Screened backporch, 2 car garage. $1295/month plus deposit. 904860-5564. 1/10-31p 2 BR, 1 BA house on acre land in Taylor. $450/month, 1st, last, plus $300 deposit. 259-7335. 1/10tfc 3 BR, 1 BA house in Sanderson. $700/ month plus 1st, last and security deposit. Call James, 904-397-0410. 12/20-1/10/13p 2 BR, 2 BA SW mobile home. Extra large master bedroom with bath and walk-in closet. Dishwasher, water softener, stor age shed; on acre in Glen. Service ani mals only. References required. $750/ month plus $600 deposit. 259-2121. 12/6tfc 2 BR, 1 BA house on Ben Rowe Road in Macclenny. $800/month plus 1st, last and security deposit. Call James, 904-3970410. 12/20-1/10/13p 2 BR, 1 BA duplex, all appliances including washer and dryer. $650/month, $650 deposit. 259-3300 or 904-591-2790. 10/18tfc 1 acre mobile home lot in Macclenny. Ready for mobile home. 259-6735 .11/8tfc 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 Lots for rent in Macclenny and Cuy ler. Ready for mobile home. 259-6735. 12/13tfc 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 2 BR, 1 BA in Macclenny. $475/month. 904-813-5949. 1/10p COMMERCIAL FR Professional retail office space for lease. Prime location on Hwy 121 Call 259-9022 for details. 11/3tfc Business space available at 206 E. Macclenny Ave. Approximately 700 SF. All inquiries please call 259-4823. 1/10c MOBILE HOMES 4 BR, 2 BA mobile home; new metal roof. $22K. 904-813-3091. 12/20tfc Like new 2002 Horton; very solid, very clean. $34K, setup with AC. 904-2594663. waynefriermacclenny.com 1/10-31c Great shape 3 BR doublewide, Palm Harbor. Super clean. $29K, setup with AC. 904-259-4663. waynefriermacclenny. com 1/10-31c Remodeled 3 & 4 BR doublewides with land. Ready to move in. $3500 down, $499/month. 904-259-4663. waynefrier macclenny.com 1/10-31c 2013 16x76 3 BR. $35,900. Setup with AC. 904-259-4663. 1/10-31c Wayne Frier Macclenny Factory Outlet. All homes $6-8K off with FREE furniture and decor. 904-259-4663. waynefrier macclenny.com 1/10-31c Like new, 3 BR singlewide 16X60, 99 Skyline. Very clean. $19,900 setup with AC. 259-4663. 1/10-31c Owner Finance. New 4 BR doublewide. Set up on your land. $0 down, $329/ month. Call 386-719-6578. 1/10-17c New singlewide, 2 BR, 1 BA, setup with AC. $799 down, $179/month. I nance. Call 386-719-5641. 1/10-17c Middleburg Foreclosure, 3 BR, 2 BA on 5 acres. Turn-key package. Bad credit OK. I nance. Call 386-719-5641. 1/10-17c Middleburg, Land and Home, 3 BR, 2 BA on 1.25 acres. Just remodeled, move in ready. $350/month. Owner finance. 386-719-5560. 1/10-17c Used doublewide, 3 BR, 2 BA. $1500 down, $250/month. 904-783-4619. 1/10-17c Palm Harbor, 32x80 4 BR, 2 BA. Only $475/month. 904-783-4619. 1/10-17c Never before titled, 3 BR, 2 BA. Will move for free. Only $325/month. 904783-4619. 1/10-17c Used singlewide, 3 BR, 2 BA. $1000 down, $199/month. 904-783-4619. 1/10-17c Used 16x80. $6500, will move free. 904-783-4619. 1-10-17c 3 BR, 2 BA. 5930 CW Webb Road. All appliances included. Payoff $14,900; you move. 904-502-5235 for appointment. 1/10p FOR SALE ANIMALS YARD SALES Friday, 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. 420 S. 7th Street and Minnesota. Lots of everything. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 9:00 a.m.-? Glen, 125 N. to Taylor. Follow signs. Huge indoor/outdoor, lots of everything. 259-5166. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. 7556 Aunt Mary Harvey Road (Glen Church) Huge, multi-family. NOW AVAILABLE 1 and 2 BedroomsBaldwin GroveAPARTMENTS904-266-4070T.T.D. 1-800-955-8771RENTAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE TO QUALIFIED APPLICANTSThis institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. 500 DOLLARS & DEEDis all you need to move into your new Manufactured & Modular HomeCALL PAT800-414-2130 $ $ WE BUY TIMBER $ $ DIAMOND TIMBER, INC.FOR A QUALITY CUT Anderson Quality ROOFING Metal & Shingle Reroofs & Roof Repairs Your hometown contractor! LIC.#RC00670032593300IN GOD WE TRUST.LICENSED & INSUREDLIC.#RB0067070LLC Tired of the Same Ol Thing? If youre planning to make some replacements this holiday season, we can take care of your sewing machine or some old furniture, were THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS CLASSIFIEDS$6 FOR 20 WORDS20 each additional word Call: 259 or Email: The Baker County Press 104 South Fith Street PRINTING & F AXINGBlack & White and Color Copies, Custom Business Forms, Business Cards, Signs, Stickers, Invitations for any occasion, Rubber Stamps and so much more!!! 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DONT Trash It, Sell It. Why send that computer packing? Find a new home Area buyers and sellers use Besides, someone out there THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS PHOTO COURTESY OF BA KER COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING Walmart gives $50,000 to COA Baker County Council on Aging had a very nice Thanksgiving celebration on November 27 at the Friendship Center in downtown Macclenny courtesy of the Walmart Distribution Center, said COA director Jackie Wright. But extra special this year was a whopping $50,000 from the company. Ms. Wright said every distribution center employees cook and serve turkeys to seniors at the center and in homes. She said the check came as a surprise and will help the organization provide services to seniors. We have a lot to be thankful for this year and [distribution center manager] Bobby Steele and the Walmart Distribution Center are at the top of our list, said Ms. Wright. We are thrilled! Pictured above (from left) is Mr. Steele, Mrs. Wright and COA executive board member Sam Kitching.The new year is here and after last year I am looking forward to what it might bring in the way of sports. Predicting the future is risky, but here are some of the things I will be interested in this coming year. sonville. In the right offense he could be an effective NFL quarter back. I just want him to come to Jacksonville so that people will be quiet about what bone-heads the Jaguars were for not drafting him or acquiring him when he left Denver. Im a Jaguar fan win or lose. But there are people who absolutely refuse to be Jaguar fans because Tim Tebow isnt in teal and black. At least if they trade for him then well see how it goes. Give him the starting job and surround him with a spread offense like he had at Florida and see what happens. If he succeeds, great. If he fails, at least hes had a shot and the Jaguars are guaranteed a two to three year bump in ticket sales. Its a win/ win situation. movers and shakers, I would be reassessing the wisdom of adding Texas A&M to the conference. Not because they arent up to it; just the opposite. What the SEC discovered is the Aggies are a perfect fit for the West Division. In their first year they surpassed all the West teams except Alabama and who will make them a powerhouse for the next three years. Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops called the Heisman winner the best quarterback I ever coached against. Thats saying something since he coached against a couple of other Heisman winners in Robert Griffin III and Vince Young. can go except on jerseys. I was watching the bowl games and it was absolutely ridiculous. Everything had a corporate sponsor. The Taxslayer.com Gator Bowl was being played on Everbank Field at the W.W. Bill Gay Grounds. The announcers desk was sponsored by Home Depot. Its getting out of hand. I soon expect to see football jerseys with sponsors logos. It already happens in soccer where the Mexican League shirts look like NASCAR jackets. on the driver rivalries it will start to look like WWE. I understand drivers like Tony Stewart getting mad when someone shoves him into the wall on purpose three races. Of course, the fans love it; it puts on human face on these elite athletes. celled the season and dragged on for 100 days. The problem is that most people didnt even notice. I love hockey when I watch it, but its a sport I usually dont think to tune in. world will be at Everbank Field February 9 as the USA national team takes on Scotland. Hope Solo, Abby Wambach, Alex Morgan and company, the Olympic gold medalists, will be showing off their skills. Should be plenty to look forward to in the next sports year. F LROBERT GERARD Sports hopes for 2013 Train ONLINE for Allied Health and Medical Management. Job placement assistance. Computer available. MEDICAL CAREERS BEGIN HERE Call 888-203-3179www. 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Judge Moseley has been a Hes also assigned to Alachua Countys criminal division and hears post conviction relief cases in Alachua, Baker, Bradford, Gilchrist, Levy and Union counties. The 1993 University of Florida law school graduate occupies of He graduated from the University of South Florida with a bachelors degree in political science in 1990. Judge Moseley said he was looking forward to getting his feet wet here in Baker County and may make some scheduling changes with respect to the circuit court docket, perhaps hearing criminal cases twice weekly rather than once a week. In Florida, circuit courts oversee civil disputes in excess of $15,000 and all felony criminal prosecutions in addition to other matters involving real property, taxes, declaratory judgements and injunctions. Judge Moseley will hear largely criminal felony cases originating in Baker County, but also those remanded to adult felony drug court, a specialty court division offering pre-tri al diversion to individuals who have been arrested and charged with substance abuse related offenses. The specialty court provides an alternative to incarceration and is based on a therapeutic rather than punitive model, according to the circuits website, County Judge Joey M. Williams was temporarily assigned to Baker Countys truancy court by the new chief judge beginning this month as well. Judge Mark MoseleyMoseley joins Baker circuit JOEL ADDINGT ON N E WS EDIT OR firstname.lastname@example.orgBaker County Animal Control picked-up a severely malnour ished horse in Taylor the morn several complaints and moni toring the animal for about a month. Self said the male bay horse was visited on three or four occa and each time looked worse off than before. Its unclear exactly who owned the horse because a cou ple who used to reside at the property where the animal was recovered reportedly moved out after breaking up, the propertys owner, Leon W. Gross Jr., said. Taylor Rd. off Jack Dowling Circle measures one-sixth of an acre and includes a single-family residence, property records show. occupants for authorities as Kevin Crews and Sierra Stokes. When contacted by The Press, Mr. Gross said he wasnt sure who the horse belonged to, but he rented the residence to Mr. Crews beginning last June. When the couple parted ways, place for the horse, but were unsuccessful. Theyre in Taylor. Im in Glen, so I dont really check up on them, said Mr. Gross. As long as they pay their rent, Im kids to me. Two neighboring residents had been throwing hay over a fenced enclosure at the north county property and leaving days prior to the horse being The horse was breaking down the fence and coming to the house because he wanted more food, said Georgia Monfort, director of animal control. She said the horse appeared to be a victim of long-term neglect. It was abandoned with no water, food, grass or shelter. Its hooves are cracking and its ribs are very visible. They dont get that way over night, said Mrs. Monfort. Hes in pretty bad shape. Macclenny veterinarian Dr. Joe Harrison estimated the horse to be 16 to 17 years old, she said, adding his age bodes well for a strong recovery because hes in the prime of his life. The vets evaluation report on the horse will be part of the information complied for the charges against the couple. But, Mrs. Monfort said, such cases can take nine months to a year before theyre heard in court and the county is responsible for keeping the horse healthy until then. With the courts approval, the county may turn the horse over to a rescue or another responsible party. For now, though, animal control is more concerned with keeping the horse stabled and well fed. The county is seeking hay donations from the public to help in that effort. They can be brought to the shelter, but space to stockpile the hey there is limited. Residents can also buy hay at Bennetts Feed on US 90 for donation to the shelter. The retailer has been storing donations for future deliv ery. In fact, a day after the horse was picked up, Mrs. Monfort said eight bales of hay had been bought and donated, and a horse rescue in Jacksonville donated a mineral rock, too. The horse may have once had a name, but its only known now PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON The malnourished male horse picked up by animal control on January 2. Couple abandons malnourished horse in TaylorMLK Day parade The annual Martin Luther King Day parade and celebration in Macclenny will be on Monday, pm at Keller Intermediate School and it begins at 1 oclock. A ceremony follows the parade at Emmanuel Church of God in Christ with free food and drinks. For details, contact Tommy JOEL ADDINGT ON N E WS EDIT OR email@example.comThe UF-Baker County Extension Service is gearing up for its annual master gardener program, but also the return of its master food and nutrition program, which also begins next month. This is not a new program, said Melanie Thomas, the extensions family and consumer sciences agent. The Northeast Florida Master Food and Nutrition Volunteer program was started in the mid 1990s, she said. The program did take other years. program, she added. Similar to the master gardener program, participants in the master food and nutrition program develop in-depth expertise that they then volunteer to help others in the community in the following year. The Master Food and Nutrition Volunteer training is a nine-week course held at the Duval County Extension Service on Wednesdays be ginning February 13 and ending April 11. The training sessions run from 9:30 am to 4 pm and include topics like basic nutrition and health throughout life, food safety, food preparation and the latest in food preservation techniques. The program is open to residents of Bradford and Baker counties for $75, which covers reference and lab supplies for the course. ALICI A LA MBORNHORTICULTURE AGENT Baker County Extension Service Being a master gardener volunteer is more than just volunteering your time, its about making a difference in your community. To help meet the demands of the local community, the Extension Service offers training for volunteers who assist in offering educational information and advice on garden-related topics. Gardening knowledge and experience are not a requirement for acceptance into the program. We will teach you all about gar dening, but most importantly, we will give you the training you need to assist the community that relies on our services. We are currently looking for volun teers who can dedicate approximately six hours of their time each month. Those with computer skills are needed to staff the master gardener office, researching answers to peoples questions with the option of writing gardening articles for our newsletter or creating educational materials for programs and events. For those without computer skills, we are in need of volunteers to help maintain the teaching gardens around the office. There are many volunteer positions available, and regardless of which one is right for you, training is provided for them all. Volunteer training will take place at the Baker County Extension Office in Macclenny starting Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 am to 1 pm. The cost is $50 ($60 for couples). There is no cost for returning master gardeners who completed the training in previous years. Please refer to the updated ap plication packet for full program details and requirements. For an application packet, visit the master gardener page on our website at http://baker.ifas.ufl.edu or stop by the Baker County Ex tension Office located at the Ag Center in Macclenny. Please call tions. Northeast Florida Area Health Education Centers (AHEC) is ofing Now program in Baker County. Classes meet once a week and include a free workbook, educational tools (water bottles, stress balls, massagers, etc.) and four weeks of free nicotine patches, aid in smoking cessation. Funding is from proceeds of the lawsuit against the tobacco now to register for the January States have died and thousands injured in a crash as a result of being on the side of the roadway doing their job. During the month of January, Florida Highway Patrol troopers will pay special attention to drivers violating the Move Over law. The Move tow truck drivers who are stopped along Florida roadways doing their jobs. Floridas Move Over law was enacted to protect those trying to protect Floridas motorists, said Col. David Brierton, director of the Florida Highway Patrol. Our troopers are out on the roadways every day derstand the Move Over law and abide by the law for everyones safety. Understanding the Move Over law: fessionals at risk. driver license record. on the shoulders and emergency lanes of Floridas roadways.Annual fair meeting The Baker County Fair Association will hold its annual meeting on Monday, January 14 at 7 pm. 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City Manager Gerald Dopson said that is precisely the type of nuiand Connie McGlew. Sixth Street and is owned by GKS Properties. No plans were announced In other business before the board: ter all about whether or not additional stop signs should be erected on streets between South Boulevard and Florida Avenue. experienced a mishap, Mr. Dopson said, adding that an occasional motorist probably does speed on some of the neighborhood streets now Im not sure anything needs to be done, he said, explaining that more problems might be created by trying to correct the occasional speeder. Mayor Gary Dopson, the city managers brother, said perhaps nothI think until we are sure we need to do something we dont need to do anything, the mayor said. The issue was raised a month or so ago by a resident in the neighabout speeding vehicles. made for a contract with Advanced Disposal to begin picking up residential and commercial garbage on February 1. Were prepared to move ahead with signing the document, he said. estimated $35,000 a year by having the private contractor take over the service the city has always provided. Advanced Disposal submitted the lowest bid last year to provide once-weekly pickup service for only $5.93 per residential household. Though some concerns have been expressed by residents opposed to losing their twice-weekly garbage pickup schedule, Mayor Dopson said the city really didnt have much choice. This is the only option we have that does not force us to increase our rates, the mayor said. While commercial customers would continue to have the same collection frequency, depending upon the volume of refuse generated by their businesses, residential customers would have to get used to their garbage being picked up only once a week instead of twice. The good news, however, is that Advanced Disposal will provide at least one 95-gallon trash can for each residence at no charge. Thats And the companys drivers, who operate a mechanical arm that picks up the trash cans and empties them into the truck before placing the container back onto the ground, will get out of the truck and haul the cans to the curbside for disabled residents. Meanwhile, city crews will continue to pick up yard debris, such as grass clippings, pine cones and tree limbs. Spend 75 to buy T B C P &SAVE OVER $100/WEEK!
Page14J A NU AR Y 10, 2013 The accolades continue to pour in for members of this years Wildcat varsity football team, led by sophomore CeCe Jefferson. defensive end was named to the more All-America team. Jefferson joined First Coast receiver DeAndre Johnson and linebacker Sherrod Pittman as the only area players on the team. Coach Ryan Sulkowski lauded Jefferson for his year. CeCe went out and did whatever was asked of him on both sides of the ball and still managed 15 sacks a school record, the coach said Sulkowski also cautioned that his young defensive end still has a way to go. This is the off-season where CeCe has to excel and develop. He has to work harder than he ever has before. We are excited to have him back for another two years, he said. Jefferson joined running back Falon Lee on the Associated Press 5A All State first team. Lee games this season to lead the Cats. Falons productivity on the ground as a senior was the best all-time in our schools history, said Sulkowski. The coach also pointed out that Lee was paired on the All State squad with Derrick Henry of Yulee, the best running back in the country, which is impressive in itself. We are ex cited to see what Falon will do on the next level, when he decides on where he will play his college football, Sulkowski said. Dillon Mills, the 6-foot, wart, was a second team All State selection. Mills is one of the unsung heroes of the defensive line who makes numbers like Lees so impressive. You cant have production in the run game without someone paving the way, said Sulkowski. I thought Mills did a great job of clearing out running lanes for Falon all season long. His second team 5A All State appointment pretty much represents our entire offensive line. Very little credit is given to those guys, but to be selected is an honor. Mark your calendars. There wasnt a lot going on over the holidays in Baker County sports but heres a look at whats on tap at the high school and middle school in the coming weeks. Basketball tips off again with games at Baldwin on Thursday and Friday (January 10 and 11). The next home game is versus Madison on January 15. The girls travel to Bishop Kenny for a very big district game on Thursday and return home on January 14 to take on Forrest. Theres a girls weight lifting sub-sectionals qualifier at the high school on Saturday starting The BCMS Bobcats travel to Lake City for a basketball game on January 14 at 6:15 pm. Every couple of years the Flor ida High School Athletic Association (FHSAA) likes to shake things up by shuffling district alignments. The change usually comes because of shifts in enrollment as high schools move from one classification to the next based on enrollment. But they also like to keep things fresh by moving schools around to face new opponents. For the Wildcats, next sea son will be packed with district games. The Cats are in one of state. Gone are Clay County and Terry Parker, and joining the Wildcats, Bishop Kenny, Paxon and Forrest are Yulee, Ribault, Wolfson and Stanton. Yulee was 9-4 last season and went to the regional semi-finals before losing to Bolles. But the Hornets also boasted Derrick Henry, the best running back in the country. Henry graduates this year and someone of his caliber is hard to replace. Wolfson struggled last year with a 3-7 record while Ribault was 4-6. Stanton also had a tough the season. With quarterback John Wolford still in place at Bishop Kenny and Henry gone at Yulee, the Crusaders should continue to be the Wildcats top competition in the district. The eight-team districts means the Cats will have only two non-district games. Cece JeersonThe Wildcats cruised to a 70Snyder in the BCHS gym. The Cats opened up a large lead early as Charles Ruise Jr. sunk basket after basket in the beginning minutes. edge in the first period when Ruise was virtually unstoppable. The Cardinals could not keep up with the pace of the Wildcats transition game and struggled to find their offense. They were able to shoot more effectively in the second period as the Cats slowed the pace a little and BCHS led at intermission The Wildcats spread the ball around a little more in the second half, getting the ball into the paint more, but were able to hold the Cardinals at arms length. The Cats led 60-39 at the end of the third period. points. Alex Mack added 10 for the Wildcats who travel to Baldwin on Thursday night, January 10. M ark your calendars C rowded district for 2013 PHOTOS BY JUD JOHNSON Above, Johnathan Lamb, and at left, Brandon Lewis, shoot over Bishop Synder defenders during Tuesdays win at home. www.bakercountypress.com