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COVERING BAKER COUNTY SIN CE 1929The countys most professional and extensive source for news, classied, display and real estate listings MIKE ANDERSON PRESS ST AFF The Baker County Commission agreed to spend money that wasnt budgeted for recreational improvements after publicly acknowledging that some of the old bleachers at the Knabb Sports north Macclenny had deteriorated to the point of be ing dangerous. Commissioners approved County Manager C.J. Thompsons recommendation to spend $18,194 to repair or re place most of the wooden bleachers after expressing concerns for Commissioner James Croft, who was elected in November, cast the only dissenting vote, had heard of any safety issues with the bleachers. He said the time to discuss expenditures for repairs was before the 2012-13 budget went into effect on October 1. I doubt very seriously that those bleachers got that way since October 1, Mr. Croft said, adding that mid-year is not the time to increase expenditures balanced last year after an infusion of about $1.6 million in reserve funds. Im not anti-Little League and not anti-safety, and Im not anti-youth, he said. But this board has got to face reality. We are on a downhill pull. Officials estimate the countys reserve fund is down to about $3 million, far less than it once was a few years ago before the fund became a regular source of dollars to shore up sagging revenues. Other commissioners disagreed with Mr. Crofts assessment, including Gordon Crews who said now when theyre most critically in need just before the spring baseball season begins, instead of budget time in six months. Besides, Mr. Crews said, Litabout the condition of bleachers in the past, as well as other needs they said needed to be addressed. In fact, he said they were screaming about it last year. Maybe, but not when the budget was being prepared, Mr. Croft replied. Jerry Carter, president of the Baker County Little League Association, listened to the de bate for several minutes before he walked to the podium and urged the board to do something to help improve the ball bakercountypress.comVisit our website and vote each week in our online poll. ONLINE POLL RESULTSHow should the county use the $300k from New River?58% Reduce the decit 5% Cut county garbage fees 27% Recreation improvements 5% Employee bonuses 5% Road improvements Police crackdown on synthetic marijuana retailerSee page 7Balleld bleachers.S ee page 2 JIM M c GA ULEY | PU B LIS H ER email@example.comThe nearly three-year-old criminal case against a City of Macclenny computer technician for predatory sexual activities with minor females came to a close on February 6 when he pleaded no contest to a charge of simple battery on one of them back in March, 2002. Marshall Mann, 48, was acquitted in a jury trial last October of felony sexual battery and lewd acts on another young victim. The state attorneys office last month downgraded the sole remaining pending count against him to battery, and transferred the case to county court. County Judge Joey Williams refused a defense request to withhold adjudication of guilt during last weeks hearing, ignoring Mr. Manns denial that he touched the victim in a sexual manner. The judge termed the defendants actions intentional and sinister. Youre in a pickle, asserted the judge. Youve told the court and community Im not denying what Im accused of. Thats a big thing. What youre accused of is a heinous misdemeanor. He placed Mr. Mann on a years probation with a condition he avoid contact with the victim and her family. The state alleged the defendant, then 39 years old, fondled the breast of a 13-year-old girl. During the judges pointed comments that lasted several minutes prior to sentencing, he told Mr. Mann, who has retained his $50,000 a year job at city hall since his arrest in March, 2010, that the plea was sufficient for jail time. Assistant State Attorney Ralph Yazdiya, the prosecutor in the October trial, sought adjudication of guilt and did not press for incarceration. What youre accused of is a nasty, deYouve told the court and community Im not denying what Im accused of. ats a big thing. What youre accused of is a heinous misdemeanor.County Judge Joey WilliamsMann guilty of battery; placed on probation PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON Mr. Mann (center) with attorneys Mr. Andux and Ann Finnell during October trial.S ee page 2$18K approved for bleacher x JOEL ADDINGTON N EWS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.org under the hood of a 1995 Buick Century erupted while being hauled on a tow truck heading through Macclenny the morning of February 6. The driver was heading north on S. 5th St. near Minne sota Avenue when black smoke began bellowing from the vehicles engine. Another truck driver Derek tow truck driver to unhook the burning vehicle and remove it from the truck. Nobody was injured in the fire but the Buick was completely destroyed. City of Macclenny used 650 gallons of water to fully extinguish the blaze, which had engulfed the front of the vehicle. The Buick was valued at $500. The vehicles owner Kayla Bennett and Andrea Perry, along with her two daughters ages 3 and 5 months, were entering the interstate in Macclenny shortly before 11 am when the engine began smok ing. We got everybody out be cause it was like really bad, said Ms. Perry at the scene. Deputy Clements Leo drove the stranded motorists to pick up another vehicle at Ms. Per rys residence where a tow truck was called to the scene of the disabled Buick. Then they followed the tow truck back through Macclenny when embers started falling. And that was it, said Ms. Perry. chained to the tow truck when Mr. Tippins exited his truck to start assisting. Commercial trucks are supposed to carry extinguishers and theres a good reason for it, he said. Thank you and God bless you, Ms. Perry told the driver before he left the scene. PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON Macclenny reghters pump water under the hood of this 1995 Buick Century, which was severely burned by an engine re last week. F riday, F ebruary 15 9 am to 2 pm: Class tours for school children. 7 pm: Luminary memorial service at the monument eld. 8 pm: Artillery night ring at artillery demonstration eld. S aturday, F ebruary 16 12 pm: Period music in demonstration area. 1 pm: Medical demonstration at medical tent. 3:30 pm: Demonstration battle. Sunday, F ebruary 17 10 am: Period church service at camps and the Ball Tent. 12:30 to 1:30 pm: Period music at battleeld. 1:30 pm: 37th Annual Olustee Battle Reenactment. Adult admission $7; seniors (62+) $5; active duty military, re servists and National Guard with ID free; children 5 & up $5Source: www.battleofolustee.org.
LETTERS TO THE EDITOR Letters are welcome, but must contain the signature of the writer, a telephone number and city of residence. Letters must reect opinions and statements on issues of current interest to the general public. The newspaper reserves the right to reject any material which in the newspapers judgement does not meet standards of publication. CONT AC T US By phone at 904.259.2400 or by fax at 904.259.6502. You can stop by our oce located at 104 S. Fifth Street, Mac clenny, FL or mail your submission to PO Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063. We are available online at www.bakercountypress.comCOMMEN TT B C PPage3F E B RU A RY 14, 2013 Page 2 T B C P ursday, February 14, 2013It doesnt pass the smell test. It doesnt even pass the sewer sludge smell test. The past few weeks weve been treated to the spectacle of the City of Macclenny suing one of the larg est real estate companies in the world. Why? Because Rayonier balked at selling the city 114 acres north of the city limits for a sludge field. Thats where sewer plant waste is deposited and worked into the soil. Now were looking at the prospect of throwing taxpayer funds down a rat hole seeing the lawsuit through, or alternatively, throwing taxpayer money down a rat hole pursuing an eminent domain condemnation of the property so it can be used as a sludge field. Some choice. So, why is Rayonier bent on defending itself? The company believes it was deceived (horn swoggled if you will) by a gobetween real estate guy named Lewyn Boyette into a buy-sell agreement it never would have entered into had it known what the real plan was. Did I mention the fact that Mr. Boyette was going to pur chase the land for $399,000, yet the city was prepared to pay him a total of $479,000 for his trouble. Thats a nice payday of about $80,000 for being a front man, or as Rayonier might put it, being the man in front of the man behind the curtain. And the citys defense so far is that neither Mr. Boyette nor city officials ever lied about what the intended use of the tract was supposed to be. They just didnt disclose it. We used to do that a lot when we were adolescents. We never actually lied when our parents believed we were one place, and we were actually somewhere else doing things we werent supposed to do. They never asked afterward, and we never told them. See? No lies. Rayonier insists Mr. Boyette indicated he intended to use the land for recreation and family. He now denies that. The city is also standing be hind a logic that goes something like this: its Rayoniers fault for not asking, or neglecting to place a restriction on future land use for things like, oh, stinky sludge fields. Theres probably a reason that Rayonier didnt. Im just guessing, but it might have been because they trusted that Mr. Boyette was up front when he discussed the potential un solicited purchase of 114 acres off Steel Bridge Rd. That is, if he said what they say he said. See where this is going? Many of us would feel a lot better if the City of Macclenny had launched an open and above board land search for its sludge field. Sure, anyone living in proximity to a site is going to oppose it. Its reasonable to assume, though, that with the thousands of acres of remote tim ber property in Baker County, a suitable site is available. City Manager Gerald Dop son was quoted last week saying a sludge field is still an agriculture use, so Mr. Boyettes representation isnt that far off. Really? Then why wasnt he, and the city, up front about it? And how about this? Who made the decision to in effect hire Mr. Boyette as the front man? Were other real estate people operating in the county considered or notified? And who decided that $80,000 was a fair price for locating and se curing the property? Macclenny in its pleading argues the buy-sell pact is ironclad because there are no restrictions on future use of the land. Perhaps a judge will agree, but a decision in the citys favor wont blow away the stench that surrounds the citys behavior up to this point. Why am I awful at Valentines Day? I wish I could explain to you why I am so horrible at doing something special for my wife on Valentines Day or in fact, any major holiday. Its not that I dont care. I care a lot. But I some how cant manage to pull off anything special. My son Spencer is celebrating Valentines Day with a wonderful meal for his girlfriend Myrrhanda. Spencer is cooking a nice meal. He decorated the patio of his apartment with white lights so that it looks like an Italian bistro. After dinner they are going to make Valentines Day heartshaped sugar cookies. As I write this, I can already hear the heartfelt Awwws escaping from all my female readers. Its great. Its personal. Its not over the top. What have I got? Zip. Nada. Nothin. I should have written this column last week. Then, all of my clever readers could have sent me suggestions about fabulous Valentines Day gifts and romantic do-dads to impress my wife. Instead, Ill concoct another in my long line of loser holiday gifts. I am awful as a present buyer, the Charlie Brown of present buying. I always manage to pick the wrong gift. If youve been reading this column for a while (I have been writing it since the mid-1980s) youll remember that I once bought my wife a fabulously romantic gift. At least I thought it was a great gift. From the look on her face as she opened it, however, I saw how wrong I was. I was baffled. How can you go wrong with a food processer? That food processer is still in its original packaging, shoved somewhere back in a cabinet in the kitchen. Kelley refuses to use it and brings it up on occasion when the need arises and she has to point out to me things never to buy her. So guys, a word of warning practical gifts like food processers, air dehumidifiers, Snuggies, vacuum cleaners are all great gifts just not on Valentines Day. Other things Ive learned the hard way not to purchase include most items of clothing. Though my wife is constantly buying me articles of clothing and I wear them, I almost never buy her clothes. Why? I have no taste. Thats not exactly true. Its just bad taste. So I will invariable purchase things in colors I love like pur ple or green, and that she hates. Or I will buy something I think is in an intriguing, cutting edge style and she thinks looks like the kitchen curtains. Buying clothing is a very delicate line in the sand you have to cross when purchasing for a woman. If you dont buy exactly the right size, you are in big trouble. No matter what the woman looks like, if you buy the item too small it will make her depressed. If you buy it too big it will make her mad because you thought she was bigger than she actually was. Steer clear. I once thought that lingerie would be a good gift for a major holiday. So I bought my wife a skimpy little item only to find that we had mixed up the presents and it got thrown in with the ones going down the street to be opened at my in-laws. Surprise! Jewelry is usually good, but once again, I have bad taste. Im not a very good cook, so thats out. My wife says flowers are a waste of time. Besides, if I buy her flowers she usually looks at me like Ive done something wrong and Im apologizing for it. And shes usually right. I guess Ill just buy her a nice card and tell her how much I love her and how awful my life would be without her. You cant go wrong with that. I hope. spicable thing; this cannot be allowed to go unaccounted for, declared Judge Williams. You say it didnt happen, but youre going to be responsible as a matter of public record. Its one of those things that leaves a permanent stain on a persons character, and leaves permanent damage on the victims, conclud ed Judge Williams. He gave Mr. Mann credit for 35 days in jail, and he is also liable for court costs. Also submitted by defense counsel Gonzalo Andux of Jacksonville were 14 letters written by the defendants parents, friends and co-workers at the city, many portraying him as a church-going Christian of high character. A letter by his boss, City Manager Gerald Dopson, spoke glowingly of Mr. Manns job performance over the years and steered clear of areas outside of employment. The citys fire chief Buddy Dugger wrote that Mr. Mann has strong religious beliefs and is a man of good character. Mr. Duggers assistant chief Scott Crews echoed similar sentiments with the exact wording. Acquaintance Georganna Griffith of Sanderson praised Mr. Manns good Christian be liefs and morals and declared that he has raised his children in a good, loving Christian home. Judge Williams acknowledged the letters, calling them flatter ing and glowing, but cautioned, We can make mistakes that can wash all that away. The six-member circuit court jury in October took mere minutes before declaring Mr. Mann not guilty of the felonies that could have sent him to prison for the rest of his life. He never took the stand and his defense attorneys argued that the case was tainted by an exwife motivated by revenge. The jury discounted state witnesses, including the victim and her mother, two marriage coun selors and sheriffs investigators recounting incriminating statements made by the defendant during therapy sessions and just prior to his arrest. Serving Baker County for over 33 yearsspecializing in...Real Estate Family Law Personal Injury Hugh D. Fish, Jr. J.D.259-6606The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience. 784 South 6th Street Macclenny, FL 32063(904) 653-5400Now available for Enhanced, Elite and Essential Student Checking Customers. Stop in and sign up today.Standard text and messages rates may apply. See your mobile carrier plan for details. CALL JUNK JOEWe pay cash $325 & up for junk vehiclesNo title necessary or with lien | Licensed We BUY ANY KIND of scrap metal 386-867-1396 PHONE QUOTES GUARANTEED NOTICE: The Loyal Order of Moose is a private organization. All activities and events referred to are available to members 150 South Lowder St., Macclenny MY SIDE OF THE MATTERROBERT GERARD Facebook fansWhat you had to say ... The City of Macclenny recently began rolling out (no pun intended) its new gar bage collection service with Advanced Disposal. We asked our Facebook peeps for their thoughts on the new service and heres what they had to say: Jerry Jeremiah Daniel: Like the new can!!! Zach Yelko: Like it! Its dierent being once a week though. Garrath Phelps: Never got a can! BJ Smith: I would still like to see the 2 day a week pick up. Robert Phillips: We pay the same but only 1 time a week pick up. The price should be cut in half. Angela Suppa Callahan: I do like the garbage can (cant believe I just said that!). But the one time a week thing will take some getting used to. Ours is full and we still have to wait until Thursday. It would make me a whole lot happier if they included curb side recycling! What would it take to get that started here? Nicholas Delgross: What do we do with our old cans? Rick Colbert: Full price, half the service! Gina Daly Tanner: Once is never enough for anything! Robert Phillips: If your trash falls on the ground it wont get picked up. Carol Anderson: Wish they had recycling. Stacy Mills: There is recycling on Hartline Drive next to the health de partment. Jamie Lambert: I agree with Angela, if they cut our pu times in half, I would like to see recycling. Otherwise, where does the savings come in, or were those some really expen sive trash cans? Lol Jerome Reimer Sr.: I see no prob lem with the once a week pick up. The big cans are neater instead of plastic bags and mangled cans scat tered all around. Mary Livingston Fraser: Our new dumpster behind our store is smaller and overowing. There are 15 stores with one dumpster. And there is a lot of people that dump there house hold garbage there to! Keith Overstreet: Gosh, is Macclenny just now dropping twice a week pick up? Ive never been any where else that did twice a week pickup. My dad always expected me to take the garbage cans to the street for Monday and Thursday pickup. That was a lifetime ago. Marilyn Penrod: Paint your old garbage cans and make a rain barrel out of them. Recycle, recycle, recycle. Bobbie Dyal: I dont care for once a week at all ... I have way to much trash to get rid of. It really is an inconvenience. Caleb Bedell: It sucks, bring back the local boys! Eric Miller: Good luck getting them to pick them up on time Eric Miller: People lost their jobs and the new ones cant get it right. F rom page 1 yearly. We dont run down here every year asking for money, Mr. Carter said, adding that the bleachers have to be replaced one way or another. Its a safety issue. My concern is the safety of those Mr. Thompson told the board that Road Department Director Robert Fletcher gave him a $4,600 check from the sale of scrap metal and suggested the funds go towards bleacher improvements. Chairman Mark Hartley, cur rent chairman of the New River Solid Waste Association, also noted that the county received $300,000 as its share of revenue from the regional landfill last week. I would like to use some of good shape, Mr. Hartley said. Again, Mr. Croft objected. He said the $300,000 could put a That just means were $1.3 million, Mr. Croft said. sioners agreed on was to match a $750 contribution from the Little League Association to fund a $1,500 long-range plan for the ball park complex. Mr. Croft said such a plan is needed to get away from the piecemeal approach to improvements that have been the policy in the past. My goal is to one day turn it over to the Little League and get the county out of the ball park business, Mr. Croft said. Who organization that runs it? Commissioner Jimmy An derson said he agreed with Mr. Croft about the need for a longrange plan, but took exception to his continued refusal to vote for bleacher upgrades. I dont agree that you just dont do anything when you know without a doubt that there are tons of safety problems over there, Mr. Anderson said. I am surprised that we have not had a feel responsible if someone got hurt because I knew it was like that and I turned my head. At one point, the county manager told commissioners the decision was up to them. out, Mr. Thompson said, adding that two bleachers were in such bad shape theyre beyond repair and need to be replaced. The vote to spend the $18,194 to get the work started came after County Attorney Terry Brown said the county could be liable if knowingly unsafe bleachers are not repaired or replaced. I have not seen the bleachers but if they are in fact unsafe, as some of you have represented, then if you decide not to replace those bleachers my recommendation would be to pull them out. That is where you are in terms of the liability perspective. Mr. Anderson said six bleachers need to be replaced, but the others can be repaired. He agreed with the county attorney that if need to take them out. Commissioner Adam Giddens said he supported the long-range plan and the immediate need to repair or replace the worst bleachers, possibly with aluminum instead of wood. Existing stands are unsafe and an embarrassment, he said. I think this is something we need to spend money on, Mr. Giddens said. Sharon Padgett, a Macclenny resident seated in the front row facing commissioners, said she had sat through budget workcountys reserve money dwinagreed with Mr. Crofts asser tion that funds should not be approved for things that were not discussed during budget negotiations last year. If it is a necessity it should be planned, she said. I was hoping we could come to a compromise that maybe the Little League could raise a third of the funds and the county a small part and then go to the businesses in the county for a third. We have to work together. In other business commission ers: Dolans request to spend $41,580 in federal Title 3 funds to buy a new trailer and equipment to expand the countys Firewise Program, aimed at protecting propIts been very successful up in Taylor, Chief Dolan told the board. Thats why we decided to go countywide. In addition to a trailer, the appropriation includes nearly $32,000 for a new brush chipper, chain saws, protective gear, hand tools and power tools. Mr. Thompson said the countys Title 3 fund balance was about $350,000. accepting a 2003 Ford ambulance donated to the county by Century Ambulance. David Richardson, the countys rescue operations chief, said the vehicle would make a good addition to our service, noting that one of the countys primary vehicles is currently out of service and awaiting replacement of a blown engine. The donated ambulance, he said, is really in good shape and would make a reliable backup unit. He said its been well maintained and has 130,000 miles on a new engine installed in 2006. All we would need to do is the graphics and stock the unit (with rescue gear and medical sup plies), Mr. Richardson said. I feel safe saying we could accom plish both for less than $4,000. $18K for bleachers ... F rom page 1Timmy Harrell: I always hear support your local business and keep it in the county. Dont seem right contracting to an outside carrier. Chelsea Olivia Moore: What is this garbage pick-up you speak of? I live in Sanderson. Not too familiar with these rst-world luxuries. Bubba Lucas: The letter I got said I will be charged an additional monthly charge for the can. Another letter stated that the city would save money. Where is the savings at? Joshua Forth: They never got mine or my neighbor in my apartment complex on Lowder Street. I complained to city hall and asked is there a certain way to set them out because maybe they cant get in? Lady in oce had no clue about where to set them out at. Jennifer Fraser Sapp: We live in Taylor and have been using them for a few years. No complaints here. At rst I thought once a week wasnt going to be enough but its just ne. The only time we over ow is from Christmas. Jennifer Fraser Sapp: And for all of the people who live outside the city limits, you can get the same service. We pay only $45 every 3 months. Im sorry but you cant beat that. You spend more gas driving to the dump and no one likes nasty trash. 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. IMPRESS I ONSJim McGauley The stench blowing o the Rayonier dealAn article in the January 24 edition of The Press errone ously stated that Bobby Bennett Jr., 36, of Sanderson was arrested earlier that month for killing a doe deer in the Osceola National Forest. Game officials issued him a citation for the offense, and he recently appeared in county court, where he was given a de ferred prosecution on February 7. Terms of that agreement include payment of court fees, admission of guilt, an apology letter to the game officer and attending a hunter safety course. Mr. Bennetts dogs ran down and killed the doe. COPIESBlack & white/Full colorT O M110 South Fifth St.Online C CLet people know whats going onpost your special event online bakercountypress.com
ursday, February 14, 2013 T B C P Page 5 Page 4 T B C P ursday, February 14, 2013B AKER COUNTY C ODE ENFOR CEMENT Multiple networking opportunities to help you create alliances and build lasting business relationships. Call 259-6433 for more information! 2013The year to join the Chamber of CommerceJoin today and receive 3 months of free advertising atbakerchamber .com(a value equal to the average annual membership dues)MEMBERSHIP HAS BENEFITS! Please be advised Macclenny City Hall will be closed on Monday, February 18 in observance of Presidents Day. Presidents Day. Have a Date Night or Take a Break!PARENTS NIGHT OUTFundraiserFriday, February 15Drop off and pick-up between 6 pm midnightat Fabulous Footwork Dance Studio$15includes dinner, snacks, arts, crafts, games and moreAll proceeds to support the Fabulous All-Starz Dance Team Sign-up at Fabulous Footwork on US 90 in Glen 4:30-7:30 pm, call 259-1818 TO ALL CITY BUSINESS OWNERS: Over the next few weeks members of the City of Macclenny Fire all commercial structures within the city limits. safely while saving property and lives. a marked city owned vehicle should not be allowed to inspect your Macclenny Fire Rescue WE ARE BAKER COUNTYS ROOFING EXPERTSCOMBS BUILDERS, INC. We specialize in problem roofs 259-2563 FREE Estimates PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON Century donates an ambulance ...Jacksonville-based Century Ambulance donated a 2003 unit to the countys Emergency Medical Services depart ment, delivering it the afternoon of February 12 to the Emergency Operations Center on US 90 to waiting county ocials. The truck has some 400,000 miles on it, but the engine was replaced in 2006. Century CEO John C. Glover said the company, which boasts the largest volume of non-911 calls in the region, donates old equipment to area governments and nonprot organizations. The county typically has three primary ambulance units and two backup units, which are used for special events or when a primary unit is out for repairs. EMS director David Richardson (left) said one of the primary units blew its engine last December and he began contacting private and public ambulance services to inquire about the availability backup units that could be loaned to Baker County in an emergency. Century, he said, oered to do even better by donating one of its old units. It gives us a better safety net more than anything, he said of the newly-acquired vehicle. At right is company representative Keith Lowstetter.The Baker County Code Enforcement Board gave the Clay County owner of a nearly demolished mobile home a month to remove it or face daily fines of $10. Owner Robert Griffis, who lives in Fleming Island, appeared before the board at its February meeting on Monday evening and said hed likely have the remnants of the trailer cleared by this weekend. He said the trailer on South Prong Cemetery Rd. south of Sanderson had once been owned by an occupant who leased the property from him, he had contracted earlier to remove it. Mr. Griffis told the board he was unaware it was still there until two weeks ago. In other cases, Building Of ficial Robert Hathcox said he allowed another month for removal of another dilapidated trailer from the property of Iona Fish off CR 122 near Taylor. The owner obtained a demolition permit on January 11 and requested the additional time. Mr. Hathcox reported refuse and abandoned vehicles had been removed from the property of Tommy Smith on Gilford Davis Rd. west of Glen St. Mary as of February 11, negating the need for the board to hear the case. An appreciation plaque was presented to ex-member David Theus, who served on the volunteer board from October 7 to July 2012. Mr. Theus resigned before moving to Fleming Island. County deputies made a trio of arrests for disorderly intoxication in the Macclenny area during a three-day period early last week, including a woman who had to be restrained when she attempted to kick out the rear window of a patrol car. Deputy Jeremiah Johnson said he answered a disturbance call at the address of Linda Culvyhouse on Rhoden Dr. the evening of February 4 and confronted Linette Barron, 39, who was visibly intoxicated and said she had nowhere else to go. She refused to calm herself and was cursing loudly at the property owner while she resisted officers attempts to place her in handcuffs. They also had to secure her legs with irons when she began to kick at the window. Ms. Barron was cleared at Fraser Hospital because of her level of intoxication and jailed on the disorderly charge and resisting police. officers arrested Benny McMurrian, 30, of Twin Lakes, MN outside the Travelodge motel on South 6th early on February 7. The suspect and a female companion created a disturbance at the Exxon Store across the street about 2 am shortly after leaving the Country Club Lounge, and the store clerk said he damaged a towel dispenser before heading toward the motel. There, officers found Mr. McMurrian shirtless and throwing trash cans in the parking lot. He was also charged with criminal mischief. clenny was arrested the afternoon of February 4 for creating a disturbance on Tom Wilkerson Rd. and making threats to family members and a girlfriend before they left the area. Deputy Michael Clark said Mr. Strickland refused to calm himself and had been walking up and down the road attempting to goad others into fighting. was aware that Dennie Fields, 52, of Sanderson did not have a drivers license when he spotted him driving on Odis Yarbrough Rd. about noon of February 6. Mr. Fields license expired in 1989. Nicholas Hopman, 31, at a residence on Wildcat Alley in Glen St. Mary the evening of February 6 on a New Jersey warrant for failure to appear in court on a probation violation. He went to the address to check on the well being of Mellissa Diomedes at the request of a caller, who was aware that Mr. Hopman was there and also knew of the warrant. clenny was already in county jail on February 7 when authorities learned he was wanted in Clay County for failure to keep a court date. An east Macclenny man was arrested the evening of February 1 and charged with slashing another man across the chest with a knife during a fight over liquor. Deputy Jeremiah Johnson said he added a felony count of aggravated battery with a deadly weapon against Virgil Loonsfoot, 42, after taking statements from victim Jack Jarvis, 48, also of Macclenny and other witnesses at Deerwood Circle where the altercation took place around 5 pm. Initially Mr. Loonsfoot, who was described as intoxicated, told the deputy he was fighting with live-in girlfriend Lora Addison, who later insisted Mr. Jarvis was cut while he and her boyfriend were playing with their knives. The deputy said he had taken Mr. Loonsfoot to county jail for disorderly intoxication when he learned the victim had gone to the residence of Kenneth Barron Sr., 52, who lives in the same neighborhood. While Mr. Jarvis initially told the officer he was injured falling down stairs, Deputy Johnson affirmed the wound appeared to have come from a knife. Mr. Jarvis was treated at Fraser Hospital. In other incidents, a criminal complaint for domestic battery was filed against Maurice Givens, 37, for allegedly attacking his estranged live-in girlfriend Pamela Jefferson, 31, at their residence on Gaskins Circle the evening of February 10. Ms. Jefferson told Deputy Robert Simpkins the accused burst into her bedroom about 10 pm angry because she danced with another man. She denied it and Mr. Givens then straddled her and struck her in the upper torso and head. The couple have three children together, including a 14-year-old son who intervened before his father fled on foot. Ms. Jefferson said her assailant was under the influence of alcohol. Country Club Lounge on South 6th in Macclenny just after midnight on February 9 told the investigating deputy they did not want to pursue criminal charges. Two white males allegedly attacked Brandon Lowery, 25, of Baldwin and Ryan Leonard, 26, of Glen St. Mary as they left the bar that morning. Deputy Johnny Hodges said Mr. Lowery was taken to Fraser Hospital with a broken leg and abdominal bruising from when he and Mr. Leonard were knocked to the ground, struck and kicked. Mr. Leonard had a facial laceration and Ashley Huckeby, 24, of Sanderson, one of two females waiting outside for the victims, said she was pushed. Both Mr. Leonard and Mr. Lowery, questioned later, said they couldnt remember much about the attack because of their level of intoxication. Ms. Huckeby likewise said she was willing to let the incident go. The assailants were both described as stocky and wearing baseball hats, T-shirts and jeans. They drove off with a third male in an extended cab ma roon Chevrolet truck. One of them was tentatively identified. early on February 3 with possession of a firearm and ammunition by a convicted felon. Deputy Hardin quoted witnesses Jason Shaw, 39, and James Vickers, 33, both of the same College St. address in Macclenny, as saying Mr. Whitfield came from behind his residence on South 4th St. carrying a .20 gauge shotgun. It was later found on a sofa on a rear porch. The two witnesses were involved in a disturbance with Nicole Shaw, 33, about 4 am after they went to the residence to pick up Mr. Vickers girlfriend. Sheriffs investigators stopped a vehicle on South 6th in Macclenny the afternoon of February 7 because the driver was wanted on a warrant, and ended up arresting a passenger as well when it was learned he was wanted on multiple warrants in Georgia. Investigator Matt Yarborough said Salina King, 36, of Macclenny was at the wheel of a 1990 Isuzu when he stopped it about 3 pm in a store parking lot. Ms. King was wanted on two Baker County warrants for drug trafficking. She was also charged with possession of Oxycodone and Hydrocodone pills without a prescription. They were in a pill bottle lying atop a purse. Deputies then arrested passenger Robert Starrett, 38, of Glen St. Mary on Georgia warrants for four counts of credit card fraud and a single count of theft by deception. In a second felony arrest, a Macclenny man involved in a bar fight the evening of February 2 was arrested on a Georgia warrant for failure to appear in court and possession of both cocaine and marijuana with intent to sell. Deputy Jeremiah Johnson re sponded to Macs Liquors on US 90 in Macclenny about 9 pm and questioned Deron Palmer, 42, who had been involved in a fracas with another man. The officer then learned via a routine check of the warrant from Tift County, GA. He found a magnetic key holder on Mr. Palmer during a security search, and it contained eight small baggies of powder and crack cocaine. He also faces local charges of felony possession with intent to sell. clenny was charged with felony possession of marijuana with intent to sell after Deputy Trey McCullough found several small baggies on him during a security search the afternoon of February 4. The officer and Deputy Robert Simpkins went to a residence on Quail Lane in the south city armed with a warrant for Dor rian Surrency, who fled through a rear door after being warned by Mr. Ruise, who was also charged with obstructing justice. The charge against Mr. Ruise was upgraded because of the proximity to a nearby church and Keller Intermediate School. clenny was arrested for possession of various items of drug paraphernalia found in his 1995 Chevrolet after he was stopped the evening of February 9 in a parking lot off South 6th St. for not wearing a seat belt. Deputies Simpkins and McCullough said passenger Kayla Blackburn, 24, of Sanderson stuffed a bag under her seat that had two spoons with scorch marks and white residue. She said Mr. Rhoden asked her to conceal it. Other items inventoried from the vehicle included alcohol pads, a needle bag, plastic tube and rubber strap. Mr. Rhoden also had several containers of pills prescribed to him. clenny was charged with misdemeanor possession of marijuana after a small amount was found inside her residence on Big Blvd. the morning of February 9. Several deputies went there on a well-being check after a third party noticed her front door open. Two people were arrested for shoplifting the past week, and a criminal complaint was filed against a third suspect whose image was caught on a surveillance camera. Store security watched as Scott Schneidermesser, 43, of Port St. Lucie walked around Walmart in the late morning of February 10 placing merchandise in a shopping bag. He then went to the toy department where he unpackaged merchandise and again placed it in the bag. Deputy Michael Clark said he and several other officers waited at the request of a store security worker near the garden center exit, and when Mr. Schneidermesser caught sight of the deputies he set the shopping bag down on the floor. The value of the stolen merchandise inside the bag, which the suspect admitted he brought into the store, was $383. the previous afternoon at Walmart after she was observed by security taking makeup and jewelry items from the inventory and placing them in her purse. She then left via the north entrance and was de tained until Cpl. Tony Norman arrived. Value of the stolen items was $78. ing Andrea Mann, 41, of Macclenny as the person caught on surveillance tape stealing a pair of childrens shoes from the My Beauty store on South 6th St. Deputy Jeremiah Johnson said he recognized Ms. Mann when he viewed the tape. She and several other females were inside the store about 2 pm that day. The shoes were valued at $10. A clerk at the S&S Store on South 6th called police late on February 5 when he realized he was bilked by a customer who presented eight rolls of dimes that turned out to be pennies. The clerk told Deputy Johnson a white male wearing a black beanie entered the store about 11 pm and represented the coins were worth $40. He purchased cigarettes and was given the difference in change. The coins were worth $3.85. Three thefts of wallets and contents from vehicles were re ported to the sheriffs department the past week, and in all cases bank cards were quickly used to make purchases and get cash at locations in Macclenny, Baldwin and Jacksonville. The first theft occurred overnight on February 5 when a 2010 Chevrolet belonging to Heather Gipson was entered while it was parked at her residence on Nutty Buddy Lane near Glen St. Mary. Deputy Johnny Hodges said three purchases in Macclenny and Baldwin were reflected on the victims bank account. Yarborough was stolen from her 2002 Honda parked on E. Michigan Ave. in Macclenny the evening of February 7. Her card was used for a $23 purchase at the Kangaroo store in Baldwin. Investigator Mike Hauge said a surveillance tape at the store caught the image of a male subject in a dark pickup with a silver tool box using the card about 1:30 am on February 8. Several store cards and a bank card belonging to the victim were found in a trash can next to the gas pump. GA reported a purse taken from her 2007 Chrysler sometime February 8 or 9. Her bank account was debited three times at Jacksonville locations, two ATMS and at the Pilot store in Baldwin for a total of $150. were taken from a 2006 Chev rolet pickup belonging to Benny Leonard and parked outside his residence on Blackberry Lane near Sanderson the morning of February 6. Mr. Leonard told Deputy Brandon Kiser he surprised someone standing near his truck when he walked outside about 1:40 am. He believes there were two suspects, and they fled along nearby Bill Davis Rd. on a fourwheeler. Deputies searched the area, including a K-9 sweep, with no results. Ford SUV belonging to Allen In gram were slashed overnight on February 10 while it was parked on North Lowder St. in Macclenny. Mr. Ingram gave Deputy Michael Clark the name of a potential suspect. Wallets stolen, cards usedSlashes man on chest Society will man battleeld gates Members of the Baker County Historical Society will be manning the admission gate this weekend during the 37th annual Olustee Battle Reenactment in west Baker County. There is a $7 admission fee; $5 for persons 62 and older and students. Active military and preschool age children are free. The Historical Society office and its archives at the old McIver St. jail will be open to the public during its usual hours from 10 am-4 pm on Saturday. The Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuges midwinterspring visitation is on the upswing, and the east entrances Richard S. Bolt Visitor Center is now open seven days a week from 9 am to 5 pm. It will remain open seven days a week until the end of June, when it will return to five days a week for the slower summer season. Visitors can take a guided tour boat ride into the swamp, or rent a kayak or canoe from Okefenokee Adventures adjacent to the visitor center. There is a sev en-mile auto/bicycle road with stops along the way for hiking or watching gators and birds, as well as exploring the Chesser Island Homestead. And there are ranger-led programs every Saturday. The east entrance to the Oke fenokee National Wildlife Refuge is located approximately seven miles southwest of Folkston, Georgia, off Okefenokee Pkwy South (GA121/23). The visitor center is approximately four miles west of the entrance at the roads end.Refuge now open seven days
ursday, February 14, 2013 T B C P Page 7 Page 6 T B C P ursday, February 14, 2013 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 02-2011-CA-000034 U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF MANUFACTURED HOUSING CONTRACT SENIOR/SUBORDINATE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATE TRUST 1999-6, Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, TRUSTEES OF LORINE E. PLUMMER, DECEASED; GLENDA MARTIN, HEIR; GLORIA BRAYTON, HEIR; DONNA MCCOOL, HEIR; RONNIE STUDSTILL JR., HEIR; HARLEY STUDSTILL, HEIR; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); Defendant(s) _____________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Baker County, Florida, described as: COMMENCE at the Southwest corner of said Section 20; thence South 89 East on the South line of said Section 20, a distance of 604.62 feet to a point on the East rightof-way line of Tom Wilkerson Road (a 59.75 foot right-of-way as now established); thence North 00 East on said East right-ofway line, a distance of 430.76 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING; thence continue North 00 East on said East right-of-way line, a distance of 103.35; thence North 89 East, a distance of 436.11 feet; thence South 00 East, a distance of 103.35; thence South 89 West, a distance of 437.62 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING. To include a: 1999 BELL VIN GBHMM52546 0080038447 A/K/A11885 John Wilkenson Rd., Macclenny, FL 32063 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, East door of the Baker County Courthouse, MacClenny, Florida 32063 at 11:00 AM, on March 6, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 1st February, 2013. T.A. AL FRASER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk THIS INSTRUMENT PREPARED BY: Law Ofces of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Attorneys for Plaintiff AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notication if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Inter preter Program at email@example.com 2/7-14c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2010-CA-000141 BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, FKA COUNTRY WIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP, Plaintiff, vs. SCOTT SWENSON; DONNA SWENSON; ROLLING MEADOWS OF MACCLEENY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; ET AL. Defendants _______________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 30, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2010-CA-000141, of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida. BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP (hereafter Plaintiff), is Plaintiff and SCOTT SWENSON; DONNA SWENSON; ROLLING MEADOWS OF MACCLEENY HOMEOWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the EAST DOOR of the Courthouse; 339 East MacClenny Avenue, 1st Floor, MacClenny, at 11:00 a.m., on the 6th day of March, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 136, ROLLING MEADOWS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 96, 97, 98, 99, 100, AND 101 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. Under the American with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to par ticipate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at firstname.lastname@example.org. Dated this 31st day of January, 2013. AL FRASER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk Van Ness Law Firm, P.A. 1239 E. Newport Center Drive Suite #110 Deereld Beach, Florida 33442 Phone (954) 571-2031 Fax (954) 571-2033 Pleadings@vanlaw.com Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. 2/14-21c MIRACLE TOWING & RECOVERY 10510 DUVAL LANE MACCLENNY, FL 32063 Phone (904) 259-3513 The following vehicle will be sold at public auction March 2, 2013 at 12:00 pm at Miracle Automotive & Towing, 10510 Duval Lane, Macclenny, FL 32063. VIN #CCE182F127528 1972 CHEVROLET 2/14c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 02-2011-CA-0068 TD BANK, N.A., as successor by merger with Carolina First Bank, as successor by merger with Mercantile Bank, as successor by merger with CNB National Bank, Plaintiff, vs. ANTONIO MITCHELL, et al. Defendants. ________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 30, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 02-2011-CA-0068 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida, wherein TD BANK, N.A. is Plaintiff and ANTONIO MITCHELL; et al., are Defendant(s). I will sell to the highest bidder for cash, at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. MacClenny Ave., MacClenny, FL at 11:00 oclock a.m. on the 29th day of April, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: Lot 1 and 2, Block 30, TOWN OF GLEN ST. MARY, FLORIDA, according to plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 1, of the Public Records of Baker County, Florida. Street address: 9781 Lincoln Avenue, Glen St. Mary, FL 32040 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 31st day of January, 2013. AL FRASER Clerk of Circuit Court BY: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Daniel S. Mandel, Esq. DANIEL S. MANDEL, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 1900 N.W. Corporate Blvd., Ste. 305W Boca Raton, FL 33431 Tel: (561) 826-1740 Fax: (561) 826-1741 2/7-14c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 02-2012-CA-0229 RICHLAND INVESTMENT PROPERTIES, LLP, A Florida Limited Liability Partnership, Plaintiffs, vs. MICHAEL S. WHITTY, JR. and KASEY D. WHITTY, his wife, and all Unknown Tenants and Unknown heirs of Michael S. Whitty, Jr. and Kasey D. Whitty, his wife, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Baker County, Florida, described as follows: Parcel ID# 07-1S-21-0000-0000-0060 A portion of land lying in the Southwest of the Northwest of Section 7, Township 1 South, Range 21 East, Baker County, Florida, and being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northwest cor ner of the Southwest of the Northwest of said Section 7; thence S 00o24 E, on the West line of said Section 7, a distance of 463.48 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence N 88o17 E, a distance of 1013.52 feet to the Northwesterly County Maintained Right of Way line of Bennie Joe Bennett Road (a County Maintained Right of Way as now established); thence on said Northwesterly Right-of-Way line of the following 3 courses and distances: S 15o47 W, 239.62 feet; thence S 16o09 W, 562.02 feet; thence S 23o47 W, 30.33 feet to the Northerly County Maintained Right of Way line of O.C. Horne Road (a County maintained Right of Way as now established); thence N 77o52 W, on last said Northwesterly Right of Way line, distance of 792.57 feet to the aforementioned West line of said Section 7; thence N 00o24 W, on last said West line, a distance of 601.44 feet to the Point of Beginning. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, Macclenny, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 31st day of January, 2013. T.A. AL FRASER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Tabitha Wilson By: Deputy Clerk Frank E. Maloney, Jr., P.A. Attorney for Plaintiff 445 East Macclenny Avenue Macclenny, FL 32063 2/7-14c MIRACLE TOWING & RECOVERY 10510 DUVAL LANE MACCLENNY, FL 32063 Phone (904) 259-3513 Notice of public sale: Miracle Towing & Recovery gives notice of foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles at public auction on March 22, 2013 at 12:00 pm at Miracle Towing & Recovery, 10510 Duval Lane, Macclenny, FL 32063, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Miracle Towing & Recovery reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. VIN #1B7FL26X0SS183893 1995 DODGE VIN #2G1FP22K3W2143976 1998 CHEVROLET 2/14c Registration of Fictitious Names I the undersigned, being duly sworn, do hereby declare under oath that the names of all persons inter ested in the business or profession carried on under the name of Lawns and Landscapes of North East Florida whose principle place of business is: 12960 Charney Rhoden Rd., Glen St. Mary, FL 32040 and the extent of the interest of each is as follows: NAME EXTENT OF INTEREST James A. Rhoden SR 100% James A. Rhoden SR Signature STATE OF FLORIDA COUNTY OF BAKER Sworn to and subscribed before me this 12th day of February 2013. Al Fraser Clerk of Court Baker County, Florida By: Julie B. Combs As Deputy Clerk 2/14p IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 02-2012-CA-0140 FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLORIDA, a Banking corporation organized under the laws of the United States of America, f/k/a FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK OF FLORIDA Plaintiff(s), v. IDA E. RAULERSON and LUIS ANTONIO CORDOVA, III, ET AL Defendant(s). ____________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that AL FRASER, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, will on the 30th day of May, 2013, at 11:00 a.m. in the foyer of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situated in Baker County, Florida, to-wit: The North of the North of the following described property: part of the SW of the NE of Section 35, Township 1 North, Range 20 East, Baker County, Florida, and being more particularly described as follows: Begin at the SE corner of said SW of the NE ; thence N 00 E, on the East line thereof, a distance of 895.89 feet; thence S 89 W, parallel to the North line of said SW of the NE a distance of 637.48 feet; thence S 00 E, parallel to the West line of said SW of the NE a distance of 911.91 feet; thence N 89 E, a distance of 631.91 feet to the point of beginning. Pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is as set out above, and the docket number of which is 02-2012CA-0140. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and the ofcial seal of said Court, this 31st day of January, 2013. AL FRASER Clerk of the Circuit Court Baker County, Florida Tabitha Wilson By: Deputy Clerk FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLORIDA c/o PAUL V. SMITH, ESQ. P. O. Box 2029 4705 U.S. Highway 90 West Lake City, FL 32056 Email: email@example.com **ATTENTION: JEAN SMITH LEGAL DEPT.** 2/7-14c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2010-CA-000162 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR CARRINGTON MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2007-RFC1, ASSET-BACKED PASS THROUGH CERTIFICATES, Plaintiff, vs. CAROL E. BROWN; ERIC MARK STORKERSON, ET AL. Defendants _______________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated January 30, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2010-CA-000162, of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida. WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR CARRINGTON MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2007RFC1, ASSET-BACKED PASS THROUGH CERTIFICATES (hereafter Plaintiff), is Plaintiff and CAROL E. BROWN; ERIC MARK STORKERSON, are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the EAST DOOR of the Courthouse; 339 East MacClenny Avenue, 1st Floor, MacClenny, at 11:00 a.m., on the 6th day of March, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: A PART OF THE EAST OF THE SE OF THE NE OF SECTION 30, TOWNSHIP 1 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE NE CORNER OF SAID EAST 1/2; THENCE S 88 DEGREES 35 39 W. ON THE NORTH LINE OF SAID EAST A DISTANCE OF 401.50 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST ERLY LINE OF KENNETH WALKER ROAD, A 36 FOOT WIDE COUNTY MAINTAINED RIGHT OF WAY; THENCE S 65 DEGREES 35 02 W, ON SAID SOUTHEASTERLY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 59.53 FEET TO THE EAST LINE OF LANDS DESCRIBED IN DEED BOOK 23 PAGE 499 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SAID COUNTY .THENCE S 00 DEGREE 55 09 W ON SAID EAST LINE A DISTANCE OF 186.70 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LANDS; THENCE S 88 DEGREES 35 39 W, ON THE: SOUTH LINE OF SAID LANDS, A DISTANCE OF 210.00 FEET TO THE WEST LINE OF SAID EAST 1/2; THENCE S 00 DEGREE 55 W, ON SAID WEST LINE A DISTANCE 86.73 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST ERLY LINE OF COUNTY ROAD NO. 125, A 100 FOOT WIDE RIGHT OF WAY; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG AND AROUND A CURVE BEING CONCAVE NORTHEASTERLY AND HAVING A RADIUS OF 22868.30 FEET, AND ON SAID NORTHEASTERLY LINE OF COUNTY ROAD NO. 125, A CHORD BEARING AND DISTANCE OF S 38 DEGREES 53 05 E. 1045.29 FEET TO THE EAST LINE OF AFORESAID EAST 1/2, SAID CHORD HAVING A CENTRAL ANGLE OF 02 DEGREES 37 THENCE N. 00 DEGREE44 E. ON LAST SAID LINE OF A DISTANCE OF 1126.79 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Dated this 31st day of January, 2013. AL FRASER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk Van Ness Law Firm, P.A. 1239 E. Newport Center Drive Suite #110 Deereld Beach, Florida 33442 Phone (954) 571-2031 Fax (954) 571-2033 Pleadings@vanlaw.com Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. 2/14-21c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 02-2012-CA-0219 PATRICIA L. FISH, as Trustee of the BENJAMIN F. FISH REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST, And PATRICIA L. FISH, as Trustee of the PATRICIA L. FISH REVOCABLE LIVING TRUST, Plaintiffs, vs. FRANCES WARD, and all Unknown Tenants and Unknown heirs of Frances Ward, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Baker County, Florida, described as follows: Parcel ID# 07-1S-21-0132-0000-0060 Lot 6, Family Oak Estates Subdivision, a recorded subdivision, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Pages 97 and 98 of the current public records of Baker County, Florida. TOGETHER WITH: 1998 BELIC Single Wide Mobile Home, ID# GBHML51578, Title # 80372733. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, Macclenny, Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, March 5, 2013. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court on this 31st day of January, 2013. T.A. AL FRASER CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Tabitha Wilson By: Deputy Clerk Frank E. Maloney, Jr., P.A. Attorney for Plaintiff 445 East Macclenny Avenue Macclenny, FL 32063 2/7-14c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 02 2012 CA 0158 U.S. BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR MANUFACTURED HOUSING CONTRACT SENIOR/SUBORDINATE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATE 2001-3, acting by and through GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, in its capacity as Servicer 7360 S. Kyrene Road Tempe, AZ 85283, Plaintiff, v. DONALD F. GREEN, JR., IF LIVING, BUT IF DECEASED, THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES OF DONALD F. GREEN, JR., DECEASED, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE NAME DEFENDANT, SYDNEY RUTH GREEN, and THE UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION OF 432 RAILROAD AVENUE W., MACCLENNY, FLORIDA 32063 n/k/a RICHARD L. GREEN and JESSICA GREEN, Defendants. _______________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT, pursuant to Plaintiffs Final Summary Judgment Of Foreclosure entered in the above-captioned action, I will sell the property situated in Baker County, Florida, described as follows, to wit: PART OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF RAILROAD STREET (A 50 FOOT RIGHT-OF-WAY AS PRESENTLY ESTABLISHED) AND THE WEST LINE OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 32, THENCE RUN NORTH 78 57 35 EAST ALONG THE SOUTH RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF RAILROAD STREET, 280.68 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 78 57 35 EAST, ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE, 86.00 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 11 EAST 100 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 78 57 35 WEST 86.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH 11 02 25 WEST 100 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING (A/K/A LOT 4); TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1998, 48 x 28 HICKORY HILL MOBILE HOME, SERIAL NUMBER: GAFLV35AB13873HH21. Commonly known as: 432 RAILROAD AVENUE W., MACCLENNY, FLORIDA 32063, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash at the inside the front doors of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063, at 11:00 AM (EST), on the 6th day of March, 2013. If you are a subordinate lien holder claiming a right to funds remaining after the sale, you must le a claim with the Clerk of Court no later than 60 days after the sale. If you fail to le a claim, you will not be entitled to any remaining funds. 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 inter preter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at email@example.com. Clerk of the Circuit Court AL FRASER By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Timothy D. Padgett, Esq. Timothy D. Padgett, P.A. 2878 Remington Green Circle Tallahassee, Florida 32308 Attorneys for Plaintiff 2/7-14c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 2007-CA-192 THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE, FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS, CWABS, INC.,ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-8, Plaintiff, vs. SHANNON BURNSED et al, Defendant(s). _____________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 30, 2013 and entered in Case No. 2007-CA-192 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE, FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS, CWABS, INC.,ASSETBACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-8 is the Plaintiff and SHANNON BURNSED; CHRISTY BURNSED; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE BAKER COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 30th day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 9 IN BLOCK 6 OF E.R. RHODEN RHODENS ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF MACCLENNY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 405 LINDA STREET, MACCLENNY, FL 32063 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on January 31, 2013. Al Fraser Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 F07062039 COUNTRY-CONV B/C--Team 2 F07062039 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact: Ms. Jan Phillips Human Resources Manager Alachua County Family/Civil Courthouse 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410 Gainesville, FL 32601 Phone: 352-337-6237 Fax: 352-374-5238 2/7-14c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 02-2012-CA-000108 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. AARON F. BROWN et al, Defendant(s). ______________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage Foreclosure dated January 30, 2013 and entered in Case No. 02-2012-CA-000108 of the Cir cuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and AARON F. BROWN; DEBORAH L. BROWN; TD BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION (2035 LIMESTONE ROAD WILMINGTON, DE 19808) SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO MERCANTILE BANK; TENANT #1 N/K/A CARMEN YARBOROUGH, and TENANT #2 N/K/A KASEY YARBOROUGH are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE BAKER COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00AM, on the 6th day of March, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: LOT 19, COPPER CREEK HILLS, UNIT I, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 110 AND 111 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA A/K/A 1190 COPPER CREEK DRIVE, MACCLENNY, FL 32063-6011 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on January 31, 2013. 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DEADLINE NEARS FOR PROPERTY TAX SAVINGSIf you are a permanent resident of Baker County and meet certain requirements you may qualify for one or more of the following exemptions to help you save hundreds of dollars on your property taxes:Homestead Exemption Low Income Senior Exemption Disability & Blind Exemptions Widow/Widower Exemptions Disabled or Wounded Veterans Deployed Military MembersTo nd out if you qualify contact the Baker County Property Appraisers o ce at 259-3191 or visit www.bakerpa.comSOME FACTS TO REMEMBER: year, but not all exemptions do. Timothy P. Sweat, CFABaker County Property Appraiser32 N. 5th Street, Macclenny Our o ce is open Monday Friday 8:30 am 5 pm A Macclenny woman reported to police that her storage unit on Lowder St. was looted of an estimated $6200 in property between New Years Day and February 2. Amy Mills told Deputy Brandon Kiser her unit in the P&R storage complex was locked and there was no sign of forced entry. She noticed footprints on a couch and other property indicating someone had been there. The inventory of missing property ranged from furniture and home furnishings to jewelry, clothing and a wedding dress. In other recent thefts from commercial property, copper was stripped from a rooftop air conditioning unit at Baker Vision on South 6th St. in Macclenny overnight on February 6. It is the latest in a series of similar thefts that have occurred in the downtown area in recent weeks. stolen from a vacant residence on Shelly Lane south of Macclenny sometime in recent months. A neighbor called police on February 9 when he noticed open gates on the property that had been unoccupied for about a year. Deputy Tony Norman said an inspection revealed the $1200 unit was taken and only the cover remained. The home is under foreclosure. The sheriffs department re sponded to several instances of theft and vandalism at unoccupied residences the past week, including one where a neighbor identified two men who allegedly attempted to remove an electrical panel box. John Jacobs called police the afternoon of February 9 when he noticed the box at his property on Klein Rd. west of Glen St. Mary had been tampered with. Deputy Koty Crews said a witness saw Jimmy Lauramore Jr., 33, of Glen and Ira Thompson III, 39, of Macclenny on the property earlier that day and confronted them. They claimed to be examining the box to determine how it was assembled. The deputy named them in complaints for criminal mischief. In other reports: uty Chad Montean two hens valued at $250 and a $500 rooster were taken from her property on Minnie Lane in Glen on February 4 between 6-10 am. Also missing was a $100 carrying box. There is a suspect, and a relative said a white male came to her residence that morning seeking money for gasoline. were reported taken from the residence of Mannie Freeman on Freeman Rd. south of Sanderson the morning of February 6. A rear door was pried open, and Deputy Chris Walker indicated a relative named as a suspect denied involvement. February 7 that siding valued at $5000 was removed from a residence owned by her mother and vacant since last summer. The property is located on Gods Acre Ave. in the north county. on February 10 after learning a residence on Mulberry St. near Macclenny that she is vacating was vandalized sometime after February 2. A witness told Deputy Tony Norman two males were seen leaving the property the evening of February 3. mobile home he is refurbishing on Hazel Mae Rd. near Glen was ransacked and vandalized between February 5-10. Electrical wiring was removed from behind walls and 18 metal hurricane anchors were stolen. Vacant residences targeted by vandalsStorage unit thesPreviously it was bath salts; now its synthetic pot. Investigator Mike Hauge of the sheriffs department said area convenience stores were put on notice recently that synthetic pot packaged under harmless sounding brands like Mr. Nice Guy and Scooby Snax Potpourri is illegal. In December, Florida Attorney General Pam Bondi tightened further the statewide ban that had been in effect for a year. Many retailers had been skirting the ban as new products using different ingredients appeared, so Ms. Bondi placed 22 specific substances on the list. Deputy Hauge warned the recently opened Smoker Friendly store on South 6th in Macclenny and others like Fastway Store on Woodlawn Rd. of the ban, and gave owners a one-time chance to turn over so-called cannabinoids for destruction or face prosecution. Just before Christmas (see related article) an undercover buyer purchased the fake pot from Smoker Friendly and last week the clerk was charged with dual felonies. Health experts say these substitutes for cocaine and marijuana are used primarily by young males seeking cheap highs, and they assume wrongly theres little danger attached to them because theyre commonly sold in convenience stores. As the public learned with the introduction of bath salts in area convenience stores in 2011, using them can be dangerous. Users were showing up in emergency rooms with symptoms ranging from racing heartbeats, violent paranoia, agitation and psychotic episodes. Though the figure is unofficial, at least nine people in Florida have died after using them. Investigator Hauge said this week a warrant is outstanding for Rubina Ali, 39, of Middleburg for allegedly selling $12 worth of cannabinoid to an undercover buyer at Fastway on December 19. Two days earlier, police seized a dozen packages from the store when they issued the warning. On February 5, Deputy Robert Simpkins arrested Alan Clark, 43, of Macclenny for possession of synthetic pot he claimed was purchased at a Jacksonville convenience store. The officer said Mr. Clark had a package of Scooby Snax stashed in the window visor of his vehicle parked behind the Quick N Handy store on North Lowder St. Possession of the substance is a felony. The sheriffs department last week rounded up 13 suspects and is looking for six more, all the result of undercover buys of various drugs dating back to October, 2012. The department made 14 such buys, nine of them in December and three involving the same suspect. Two of the cases were made against clerk Ghandi Ayoub, 37, at the Smokers Express store on South 6th in Macclenny on December 20 and 21 (see related article below). The report by Investigator Matt Yarborough, who along with Investigator Michael Hauge handle drug cases and arranged the controlled buys, states Mr. Ayoub sold Scooby Snax, a synthetic marijuana, to an individual working for the sheriffs department. Police said she paid $20 for the package that Mr. Ayoub, of Orange Park, requested she conceal under her clothing. Investigator Hauge three days before warned the store that selling the fake drug, known as canabinoids, is illegal. On December 21, a similar purchase took place and the informant noted the clerk produced the package from behind a counter. Mr. Ayoub was booked on twin counts of sale and possession of synthetic narcotics, second-degree felonies. Smokers Express opened several months ago just south of the CSX railroad downtown, and sells cigarettes at discount prices in a convenience store setting. Other arrests resulting from the covert buying and selling: amine and the alleged go-between were arrested on the basis of a set-up purchase at a residence on N. Hilliard in Glen St. Mary the morning of December 21. The buyer was directed to the address of Jennifer Raulerson, 39, and she in turn gave $100 to Wesley Lewis, 43, of Macclenny, who left the location after the transaction. Both are charged with sale and possession, as are: $40 worth of crack cocaine in Jonesville Park on December 5. erson for sale of $40 worth of crack on Rush Lane on December 12 and $100 worth of crack the previous day. When he was arrested on February 5, Mr. McKenzie had a small amount of marijuana and he faces an additional misdemeanor. Sanderson for sale of $40 worth of crack on December 6 on Five Churches Rd. When he was arrested on February 5, $733 on his person was confiscated. $60 worth of Oxymorphine on December 17 and $20 worth two days later at his South 7th St. apartment. for selling $40 worth of crack on October 16 at McIver and South 7th St. of $200 worth of Oxycodone at his Tammy Lane residence on December 14. When he was arrested on February 5, $309 on his person was seized. of pain medication from her home on Cedar Creek Dr. on December 17. Kevohntae Hadley, 20, of Macclenny for sale of $100 worth of marijuana in the parking lot of the Dollar General Store on South 6th on January 8. sale of $60 worth of crack on January 9 and 11 in parking lots off South 6th St. Newly opened store on South 6th sold synthetic marijuana to informant twice after warning.Covert drug purchase arrestsPhone scam is reported in area Beware of unsolicited telephone calls from people who pass themselves off as govern ment officials seeking to replace your Social Security cards. A north Macclenny woman reported that she and her husband received such calls earlier this week. A male caller with a foreign accent called them by name, and sought to verify their names, addresses and phone numbers, then sought information about their bank. The calls are a scam designed to trick people into giving out sensitive information over the phone that can be used for identity theft and to hack into bank accounts. The Social Security Administration has no such program for card replacement. Such calls often target older persons who may be less aware of telephone scamming and iden tity theft techniques, and more trusting if they are led to believe the call is coming from a government agency.www.bakercountypress.com ADVERTISING DEADLINE ISMonday at 5:00 pm Out of County SubscribersFed up with your copy of The Press arriving late, or not at all? We have a cost-effective solution to your problem.Subscribe to our E edition @ www.bakercountypress.com
ursday, February 14, 2013 T B C P Page 9 Page8F E B RU A RY 14, 2013 JOEL ADDINGTON N EWS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgQianyu Huang, or Syliva as shes known to her host family, is a 17-year-old foreign exchange student from China living with a north Macclenny couple and their two poodles. Sylvia started attending Baker County High School shortly after arriving in the country last August. She enjoys her history, art, culinary and agriculture classes and takes calculus online at home because its not offered at BCHS. [School here] is different, Sylvia said during a recent in terview with The Press. I pick my schedule. In Chinese school, the schools pick the schedule for you. You have subjects you must learn, so its different. And the differences dont end there. Her native city Wenzhou in southern China is home to eight million people, big buildings, many streets and the hustle and bustle of commerce. NPR called it Chinas Capital of Capitalism and reported that Wenzhou manufactures 70 percent of the worlds cigarette lighters and 60 percent of its buttons. Our city is different from Macclenny because Macclenny is more like a countryside, said Sylvia, who was joined for the interview with her host parents, Sandi and Ryan Brannan. In my city we have tall buildings and a lot of people. She arrived in Jacksonville late in the evening following a layover in New York City. So the next morning, after the sun came out, she was enthralled by what she saw here trees everywhere, birds chirping and squirrels scur rying. Sylvia described Chinas environment in bleaker terms, saying the country is still developing and has a lot of pollution problems. I really like the environ ment here, she said. The biggest challenge for Sylvia has been adjusting her diet to the foods here. A self-described picky eater, Sylvia has been eating the same ham and lettuce sandwich for She loves spaghetti, brownies, tiramisu, pork chops, steak and chicken and dumplings. Shes not so wild about cheese, mayonnaise, fried food or American salad dressings. Otherwise Sylvia, the only daughter of a lawyer and school teacher, has settled in well here. Exchanging cultures communicate with other students at the high school. She couldnt understand what they were saying and they couldnt ignore her obvious accent. But overtime her English im proved and the outgoing teen made many friends at BCHS while learning about American culture and exposing other stu dents to Chinese culture. the table-setting competition at the county fair with hand-paintcenterpiece. Shes also experienced American Christmas and Thanksgiving traditions with the Brannans and her classmates. Sylvia is the couples third foreign exchange student since from Venezuela and Norway. With the other students we had, they were very similar to us, so there wasnt any drastic changes, said Mrs. Brannan, a But with [Sylvia] there were quite a few changes, she said. The food I didnt expect that to be so different and challenging Customs shes not used to hugging so that was something we gave her a heads up on; that we hug here and strangers will hug you and thats okay. Sylvias been attending church with the Brannans at The Glen Church and with friends at other local churches, including First Baptist in Glen. Comprehending Christianity, however, has not been easy for Sylvia, whose fam ily is Buddhist. Im not a Christian, she said. But I dont know if Im really a Buddhist or not ... I cant understand why Jesus, he needs to die for the people, because he himself is a God. Why cant God just change it or delay your sin? Thats something I cant understand. The houses of worship here stand in stark contrast to Buddhist temples in China. Theyve been eye-opening for her as well. They are quite serious, she said of the temples. You cant talk loud or play games or sports in the temple. But in church its different. The preacher is close to you. People here, they just want you to be a Christian. But the Buddhists, I dont think they want you to be a Buddhist. Sylvias daily routine involves school, homework and chores, but she tends to spend her free time at home on the Internet communicating with friends and She recently joined Facebook, which is blocked in China, but did so mostly because Mrs. Brannan was posting photos of her on the social media site. People see me and ask me, how was that hamburger? she said, laughing. Connecting students with U .S. families The Brannans recently be came area representatives for the International Student Exchange (ISE), which matches host families with students abroad. ISE operates with oversight from the State Department and performs annual background checks on host families, screens students based on the families preferences, makes home visits and check references. They partner with sister organizations in many other countries, who enlist students to study overseas. Host families are not paid, but are required to provide room and board for the student. Hosts may support, but its not mandatory. Sylvia said her family paid about 100,000 Chinese yuan, about $16,000, for her to participate in the program. The Brannans, who decided to seek an Asian student this time around, needed a student who spoke good English, a requirement to attend classes at the high school. Sylvia has been learning English since age 7, which is standard for Chinese school children. The Brannans learned from the youths profile that she shared Mrs. Brannans interests in photography and baking. She was also smiling in her photo, which most of the Asian students didnt do, said Mrs. Brannan. She wrote a very sweet let ter I thought, added Mr. Bran nan, who manages the teen court program here. The couple, mar ried 12 years, got to know Sylvia through e-mail and Skype be fore her arrival. Shell depart for home in June. It goes by fast, Mr. Brannan said. The goodbyes are rough. They are horrible actually, said his wife. The last time, she began crying two weeks before her Venezuelan student returned home. The couple has kept in touch with their previous two students and their families. The relationship you develop with these kids I feel like [Sylvia] is now apart of our family and she will be for the rest of our lives, said Mr. Brannan. For more information about hosting an exchange student, contact Mr. Brannan at (904) 424-5085 or email@example.com. To watch video from The Press interview with Sylvia and the Brannans, please visit www. bakercountypress.com. T L C Sunday school ~ 10:00 am Sunday service ~ 11:00 am Wednesday night Bible Study ~ 6:30 pmFamily style dinner ~ 1st Sunday of the month following serviceA church alive is worth the drive!Pastor Bobby & Faye Gri n 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 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 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! 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 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 Celebrate Homecoming with us atSanderson Christian Revival CenterGreat music by The Browders and Dinner on the Ground following the service.Corner of 229 and Sapp Rd., Sanderson In Loving Memory of my Daddy Garrett Scott Harris3-23-86 02-14-07 Happy Valentines Day, Daddy!I wish you were here so you can play with me.Love, Your Daughter, Gabby Shae Harris FRIDAY BINGO!Starting January 11Large game package $15; half package $12 ( rst 90 days) Early bird games 6:30 pm Regular bingo 7:00 pm St. Marys Catholic Church Parish Hall U.S. 90 West, Macclenny 904-434-6444 with questions Fun, laughter, fellowship for everyone! First Baptist Churchof MacclennyIt Feels Like Home372 S. Sixth Street at W. Minnesota Ave. Directions from I-10: Take Exit 335 N. Go 1.3 miles North on Hwy. 121 See steeple on left Broadcast Live on WJXR 92.1 FM each Sunday Morning @ 11:00 am SUNDAY SERVICESSunday School 9:30 am Worship 10:45 am & 6:00 pmWEDNESDAY SERVICESPrayer & Bible Study 6:00 pm Awana for Children 6:00 pm Youth Group 6:00 pm Dr. Edsel M. Bone Senior Pastor Infant Bramuchi dies February 3rdInfant Brianna Hope Bramu chi died on February 3, 2013 at Wolfson Childrens Hospital in Jacksonville. She was born on February 2, 2013 in Orange Park, and will be missed by many. She was preceded in death by her maternal great-grandmother, Linda McCrary and cousin Annistyn Weber. Brianna is survived by her loving parents Linda Blackshear of Macclenny and Anthony Bramuchi of Jacksonville; sisters Keirstan Blackshear and Braylen Bramuchi; maternal grandmother Pam McCoy; and paternal grandparents Delina (Robert) Bramuchi. V. Todd Ferreria Funeral Services of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.Petey Haygood funeral SaturdayKyler Jamil Haygood, lovingly known as Petey, died peacefully on February 5, 2013. He was born on July 8, 2009 to Kelly Marie Haygood and James Thompson Jr. His brief life was a gift that will live on in our hearts and memories forever. Petey always brought joy and smiles to all who knew him, and touched many lives with his laughter and dazzling smile. He is survived by a host of siblings; grandparents Gail Haygood, Melinda Thomas, Anne Thompson, Ethel Thomas, George Roberts and James Thompson Sr.; aunts, uncles, cousins and loving friends. The funeral service will be held at noon Saturday, February 16 at Faith Bible Church on US 90 west in Sanderson with Pastor Videll Williams officiating. Combs Funeral Home of Lake City is in charge of arrangements.Marian Parker, 83, of BrycevilleMarian Shirley Bivins Parker, 83, of Bryceville died on February 9, 2013. She was born on January 24, 1930 in Jacksonville to the late Cecil and Ruth Brown Bivins. She lived most of her life in Brycev ille and was a member of the First Baptist Church of Brycev ille, where she played the piano for many years. She had previously been the pianist at the Beaver Street Baptist Church. She was a loving wife, mother, sister, grandmother and friend. Mrs. Parker was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years, Royce Chandler Sonny Parker Sr. in 2002. Survivors include children Nancy Parker West and Royce Chandler Parker Jr., both of Bryceville, and Frank Milton Parker (Debbie) of Jacksonville; sister Catherine Good (George) of Winter Haven; grandchildren Steven West (Lynn), Teresa West Turner and Sarah Parker; greatgrandchildren Gage, Colby and Dalton Turner, Madison and Hannah West. The funeral service was held on Wednesday, February 13 at 11 am at her church with Revs. Mark Hodges and Paul Brown officiating. Interment followed at Verdie Cemetery. Guerry Funeral Home of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.Margie Westberry,80, of Glen St. MaryMargie Louise Westberry, 80, of Glen St. Mary died on February 7. She was a native of Live Oak and resided in Jacksonville before moving to Glen St. Mary 38 years ago. She was the daughter of the late Sam Buster and Catherine Cribbs Griffis and the widow of Clinton Westberry. She was a homemaker and a member of the First Baptist Church of Sanderson. She enjoyed fishing at her lake place. Mrs. Westberry is survived by daughters Patsy (Wendell) Vinzant of Glen St. Mary, Freda (Lee) Harris of Keystone Heights and Margie Elaine (Tommy) Britt of Cave Creek, AZ; sisters Myrtle Johnson of Valdosta and Betty J. Howard of Glen St. Mary; brother Willie Griffis of Sanderson; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. The funeral service was held on Monday, February 11 at her church with Pastor Bob Christmas officiating. Interment was in Prospect Cemetery, Jasper, FL. Guerry Funeral Home of Macclenny was in charge of arrange ments. Kyler Haygood Marian Parker Thanks, class!The family of Buck Davis would like to give a special thanks to the Class of 1956. It was so comforting to see his classmates come together to help us cele brate his life. Words cannot describe how honored we were for your participation in his service.Wanda DavisThanks so muchThe family of John R. Buck Davis would like to express its appreciation for all the love and support we had during our time of need. Our hearts are filled with love and peace for all the blessings God gave us through it all. Thank you for all the prayers, food, flowers, cards and calls of kind words of sympathy. A spe cial thanks to the Christian Fel lowship Temple, Pastor Timmy Thomas, Buddy Combs, Marshall Combs and Carl Cowart for making the celebration of Bucks life a lasting memory. Thank you to V. Todd Ferreria and his staff for their professional and caring service. Wanda, DeeDee, Sedaira and TaylorIn Loving Memory of our sonHappy Valentines Day!Garrett Scott HarrisIf anyone looked in my heart, only broken pieces they would see. Since the day I lost you, my hearts been full of pain. Love for a child is without measure. You are always missed, forever loved and never forgotten. LOVE, MOM, DAD, KAYLA AND JUSTIN In Memory Michael (Mike) HigginbothamOn this eighth anniversary of Michael (Mike) Higginbothams home going, we want to say we still miss and love him. It never gets easy, but joy will come in the morning. He was not perfect, just forgiven. Re member, you will reap what you sow. LOVE, MOM AND GAGE District conferenceThe district womens con ference of the Church of God in Christ will be held at the Em manuel Church of God in Christ in Macclenny at 7:30 pm on February 15 and 16, and at 4 pm on February 17. For more information, telephone Betty Brown at 259-1591.Thanks so muchThe family of Robert Combs Sr. would like to thank everyone for their prayers, food, cards and kind words during the passing of our husband, father and Papa. There are too many to name, but you have not gone unrecognized in our hearts. A special thank you to Bros. David and Timmy Thomas for the beautiful service. Also, to the singers you did a wonderful job. Thank you also to Mr. Todd Ferreira and staff for the amazing job. Please know that every one of you are in our continued thoughts and prayers. Wife Rachel Combs Son Robbie Combs and family Daughter Rachelle Crews and familyVeterans group to donate vehicle The Baker County Veterans Council (BCVC) will be giving away a donated vehicle to a needy veteran. The recipient must live in Baker County and be able to document an honorable or general discharge from one of the five military services. He or she must also be in need of reliable transportation. BCVC is a non-profit that helps veterans and the community. The group meets the second Thursday of each month at Firehouse Subs in Macclenny at 6 pm. If you know of a needy vet and want to nominate him or her for the vehicle, call Milton ONeill at 904-608-9839 or Tony Esterling at 259-8376.JOEL ADDINGTON N EWS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgRyan Hall of Macedonia was named the Clay County Humane Societys Youth Volunteer of the Year award recently. Mr. Hall, a fifth grader at Keller Intermediate School whose mother works at the Or ange Park facility, was chosen for the honor because of his longtime dedication to the organization, said Linda Welzant, the humane societys executive director. The humane society operates a low-cost spay and neuter clinic, but does not shelter animals. It also offers education, wildlife rehabilitation and disaster response programs. Ms. Welzant estimated the youth spends about 15 hours a week at the shelter or assisting with humane society events. Ryan is a huge animal lov er, said the director. Hes donated his time since he was very young. The youth works at fundraisers and other events setting up and decorating, or manning in formation booths at the county fair, for example. He also fosters domestic animals and those in the wildlife rehab program, nursing small mammals and birds back to health after injuries. He continually helps out, she said. Kids have so much to do nowadays and he chooses to spend his time here helping the animals of Clay County. Mr. Hall, soon to be 11 years old, received his award at the humane societys volunteer appreciation dinner at the Magnolia Point Golf and Country Club on January 26. There was a time when he had little choice in being involved he had to because his parents were, said Mr. Halls mother, Claire Hall. However, he has had the op tion of opting out of the volunteer opportunities over the last three years, but has, instead, re mained eager to be involved and help wherever he is able, she said. He truly has a unique love for animals of all kinds and genuinely wants to help them however he can. Mr. Hall says his love of animals is probably inherited. My mom wont even kill a spider, she takes them outside! he said. Plus I know animals need help and cant really ask for it. Someone has to help them. They love us so much, I think its my job to pay them back for that. The family keeps one cat, Boo Kitty, and four dogs including a blind chihuahua named Goliath and a retired narcotics K-9 and labrador named Ferro. All are rescues. When asked about his favorite animal, Mr. Hall said he likes them all, but really likes deer. We cant play with them or anything but I like to watch them running and eating and stuff. Theyre fast and really, really neat to watch grow and learn to survive on their own, he said. Mr. Hall also enjoys hang ing out with his cousins, playing with his dogs and playing video games. One day he hopes to be come a video game developer or concept planner for a gaming company. Macedonia youth a top Clay volunteer PHOTO COURTESY OF CL A IRE HA LL Ryan Hall with his award and mother Claire Hall. PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON Chinese exchange student Sylvia with host parents Ryan and Sandi Brannan. ADVERTISING DEADLINE Monday at 5:00 pm Check it out...www.bakercountypress.com Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm NO EXCEPTIONS!
Page11F E B RU A RY 14, 2013 Page10F E B RU A RY 14, 2013 BOB GER ARD | SPORTS The Wildcat baseball team tuned up for the start of the regular season with a pair of pre-sea son wins this past week. The Cats defeated Bishop Snyder 16-5 on February 5 and Eagles View 3-1 on February 7 at their home field. Jacob Milton pitched three innings for the Cats with Jared Crews and Dylan Hall coming in relief. Ethan Wilkerson had a trio of hits and a pair of RBIs for the Cats. Hunter Bell had two hits and two RBIs and Jacob Milton added a pair of hits. Our defense was a little sloppy, as Snyder didnt have an earned run, said Coach Fred Matricardi. We made four errors and thats not us. Im sure nerves had something to do with it as we had four guys who have never started a varsity game before. Last Thursday the Cats beat Eagles View 3-1. Hunter Hanks threw four no-hit innings, striking out seven. Hanks also led the offense at the plate going 3-3 on the afternoon. Hunter Bell added an RBI single. We did a great job running the bases and be ing aggressive both games last week, said Matricardi. We pitched well, swung the bats okay, but need to clean up the defense. We take pride in defense, pitching, running and swinging the bats. We can be a complete team down the road if we contin ue to work hard. The Cats home opener is Fri day at 6 pm versus Ridgeview. BOB GER ARD | SPORTS The Lady Bobcat softball team got off to a positive start in its first game of the season, exploding offensively and handing Union County Middle School a 12-2 drubbing at the soggy BCMS softball field on February 7. The B-Cats then clinched a second win at Callahan on February 11. Coach Jon Mobley was encouraged by his teams effort, despite an early defensive lapse. We started a little slow and sluggish defensively in the first inning, but played much better after, Mobley said of the first win. That was as good a performance hitting as I have seen here. The B-Cats got strong efforts from Madison Kennedy, Macy Jackson, Hayleigh Mulkey, and Emma Gipson. The Bobcats travel to Hilliard on Thursday before returning home on February 19 to face Richardson Middle School of Lake City. Games start at 4 pm. The Bobcats got their second win on the road against Callahan Middle School on February 11. The B-Cats got off to a slow start but broke through in the third inning for a 6-2 result. Morgan Smith pitched well for BCMS. Sixth grader Allie Crummey came in to play first base for injured starter Hayleigh Mulkey and was solid. The entire defense deserves credit for the win, said Mobley. Once the bats woke up, we were able to get a lead and hold on for the win.BOB GER ARD | SPORTS Despite making an exciting 12-2 run at the start of the second half, the Wildcat basketball team lost 58-47 on February 9 to host Bishop Kenny in the finals of the district basketball tournament. The Wildcats travel to Nease February 14 in the first round of the playoffs as district runnersup. The Cats struggled offensively against a much taller Crusader squad. Center Brian Dawkins size advantage on the inside kept the Cats at bay in the early going. Leading scorer Charles Ruise Jr. was held to just 2 points in the first period as the Crusaders went on a 14-6 run. They continued to pile on the offense in the second period. Dawkins hit 9 points from the paint and guard Brennan Sullivan nailed a pair of three pointers to give Kenny a sizable 33-14 lead at the half. The Cats were not content giving the district crown to the Crusaders and went on a 12-2 run to open the third period. Dawkins was on the bench with some early fouls and BCHS picked up the pace. The momentum slowly shifted to the Wildcats and at one point midway through the period they narrowed the gap to 7 points. Kenny called a time out and reinstated Dawkins and the fickle momentum shifted back to Kenny. Ruise got red hot in the final period, scor ing 13 of his game-high 30 points in the final stanza. It was not enough, however, as the Crusaders shifted to a control game and slowed the pace to a standstill. The Wildcats moved up to the district final behind a 40-point effort from Ruise, who was unstoppable in the semi-finals when BCHS defeated nemesis Paxon 74-62. The Cats had split with Paxon in the regular season but Ruise was not to be denied. After the Eagles ran out to a quick 10-point lead, Ruise exploded for 20 of the Cats 24 second-period points to regain the lead and send BCHS into the intermission up 3124. They kept up the pace in the third period and Ruise, Johnny Lamb and Cameron Mack each hit 3-point shots. Paxon tried to come back in the final period but the Wildcats matched them basket for basket. Ruises 40 points was his highest of the season. Mack had 12 points, Lamb 8, and Brandon Lewis and CeCe Jefferson each had 6 points. 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Only, 6:00 p.m.; JV Baseball vs. Fernandina, (H) 6:30 p.m. // BCMS: Softball vs. Richardson, (H) 4:00 p.m.; Baseball vs. Richardson, (H) @BCHS 4:00 p.m. February 20 BCHS: Boys Weightlifting @ Suwannee, 3:00 p.m. // MES: Just Say No Club, 8:00 a.m. // WES: Merrie Melodies Club, 8:00 a.m. SCHOOL L UNCH MENUFebruary 1-28Offered everyday:Fat free flavored/unflavored milk choice with all meals. Cold plate or salad.Thursday, February 14Breakfast: Oatmeal cookie; Choose 1: banana, fruit juice L unch: Turkey sandwich with cheese or cheese pizza; Sides: fruit juice, grapes, french fries, lettuce & tomato slices; Cold plate: Yogurt with mozzarella cheese stick, fruit and munFriday, February 15Breakfast: Scrambled egg, toast, potato rounds; Choose 1: fruit juice, fruit choice L unch: Chicken poppers with macaroni and cheese or hamburger; Sides: fruit choices, romaine garden salad, garbanzos; Salad of the day: chef saladTuesday, February 19Breakfast: Pancake/Sausage on a stick; Choose 1: Box of raisins, fruit juice L unch: Breaded spicy chicken sandwich or roast pork slice with dinner roll; Sides: Apple, peaches, romaine garden salad, mashed potatoes with gravy; Salad of the day: chicken caesarWednesday, February 20Breakfast: Wae; Choose 1: apple slices or assorted fruit juice. L unch: Chicken parmesan or beef ngers; Sides: fruit juice, grapes, Romaine garden salad, green beans; Cold plate of the day: yogurt with mozzarella cheese stick, cookies.Thursday, February 21Breakfast: Enriched cold cereal with a slice of cinnamon toast, fruit juice. L unch: Turkey corndog or hamburger on a bun; Sides: banana, assorted fruit juice, lettuce/tomato slices, baked beans, baked french fries, and a Million Dollar cookie; Salad of the day: Cobb salad with crackers and croutons.Friday, February 22Breakfast: Grilled cheese tortilla; Choose 1: Chilled peaches or assorted fruit juice. L unch: Sweet and sour chicken with brown rice and dinner roll or beef and cheese quesadilla; Sides: Assorted fruit choice, chilled mixed fruit, Romaine garden salad, oriental vegetables with red/yellow peppers; Cold plate of the day: yogurt with mozzarella cheese sticks, fruit and mun. Call today to take advantage of this great o er for February! 788 S. 6th St. | Macclenny | 904-397-0370 | Sta ed: M-F 9-9, Sat. 9-1 $ $ WE BUY TIMBER $ $ DIAMOND TIMBER, INC.FOR A QUALITY CUT Let us build it!The Baker County High School construction and carpentry students can build your pump house, tool shed, storage building, picnic table, dog house, bookshelves and much more. Our prices are reasonable. Please contact Terry Clardy at 259-6286, ext. 10322 or (cell) 673-6395. Dear AC,Its our 1st Valentines Day as husband and wife and I thank God for you. I am looking forward to many more happy years!I love you! Your wife, DonnaHappy Valentines Day Amos and Pat Rhoden of Macclenny wish to announce the marriage of their daughter Ashley Rachelle Rhoden to John Darrell Byrd son of Johnny and Betty Byrd of Jacksonville. The couple was married December 31, 2012 at the Di amond D Ranch in Jackson ville. After a honeymoon at Sugar Mountain, NC the cou ple will reside in Macclenny. HAPPY 1 ST BIRTHDAY, February 15 Love, Your FamilyBRAZE TIMOTHY KEELING app entines Janice Louise CarverWhen you came into my life, my whole world changed. You have shown me the meaning of true love and I am the happiest man in the world.I LOVE YOU! Troy AKA ShineW ou Ventine? Wade Ellis100th birthday fete for Mr. Ellis A celebration is planned for this Saturday, February 16 hon oring Wade G. (Jet) Ellis of Jacksonville, who is observing his 100th birthday the day before. It will be at the Ag Center on US 90 beginning at noon. Mr. Ellis owned the Ellis Dairy in Jacksonville and was one of the original members of 4-H when he was about 12 years old. He worked at the Duval County extension office for years, and also owned a house moving business. It is believed that Mr. Ellis was the first person to use a barge to move a structure on the St. Johns River. Mr. Ellis was an experienced race horse trainer whose quiet nature coaxed most horses to do anything for him, and may have been the first person to bring a registered quarter horse into Florida. Among the attendees this weekend will be Mr. Elliss daughters, Debora Kay Bailey and Toni Palmer, along with their cousins Pam Williams, Ann Harrell, Gary and Henry Ellis, all Baker County residents. Mr. Ellis currently resides in Clay County. His wife Gladys died five months ago. Grant Joseph McIntoshBorn January 12Garrett, Gage, and Gavin are excited to introduce new baby brother Grant Joseph McIntosh, born on January 12, 2013 at Baptist Medical Center South in Jacksonville. He weighed 6 pounds 1 ounces and was 18 inches long. Proud parents are Jason and Alicia McIntosh of Macclenny. Paternal grandparents are Joe and Patsy McIntosh of Glen St. Mary. Maternal grandparents are Helen Padgett of Macclenny and the late Robert Fulgham Sr. of Hampton, FL. Paternal great-grandparents are Sam Radabaugh and the late Myrtice Radabaugh of Glen St. Mary. Maternal great-grandpar ents are Louise Starling and the late Lonzo Starling of Lawtey. Christopher Brighten MosleyBorn February 8thChristopher and Michalah Mosley of Macclenny are pleased to announce the birth of Christopher Brighten Mosley on February 8, 2013 at Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville. He weighed 6 lbs., 3 oz. and was 19 inches long. Grandparents are Tonya and Turk Frame, and Delila and Jerry Foerman, all of Macclenny. Great-grandparents are Amanda Delk and Robert and Debra Winkler, all of Jacksonville; special aunts Kelci Frame and Chelcy Foerman of Macclenny.Lyleigh Kay NewmansDaughter arrivesJoshua and Andrea Newmans of Sanderson are pleased to an nounce the birth of Lyleigh Kay Newmans on January 18, 2013 at Baptist Medical Center Downtown. She weighed 8 lbs. 5 oz. and was 19 inches long. Maternal grandparents are Allen and Kim Crews of Sanderson. Paternal grandparents are Tina (Elton) Stone of Glen St. Mary and the late Robert Newmans of Sanderson.Mr. and Mrs. Pringle65th anniversary!Albert and Mattie Ruth Prin gle of Baldwin celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary on February 7 at Wells Nursing Home in Macclenny attended by family and friends. The Pringles were married on that day in 1948 in Folkston, GA, Their children are Judy, Wayne, Everett and Windle Pringle, Ruthie Silcox and Vickie Dobson. The 2013 BCHS Scholarship Pageant is February 15 at the high school starting at 7 pm. General admission is $5 and for children under 12, its $3. Competing in the pageant, which will consist of speech, interview, talent, on stage questioning and evening gown contests, will be juniors Cindi Fisher, Kelsey Longnecker, Taylor Matthews, Whitney Moore and Sydney Williford. One of them will be crowned Miss BCHS, receive a college scholarship and entry into the Miss Senior High Scholarship Pageant in Jacksonville next October. For more information, please call 307-8442. Westside Elementary, Macclenny Elementary and Keller Intermediate schools honored Kids for the second quarter of the gram sponsored by the Kiwanis Club of Baker County to promote character development and good citizenship among students. Each student recognized rethe teacher as to why the child was selected, a book and a bag of items supplied by the Kiwanis Club and businesses and individuals. The Kiwanis Club of Baker County recently changed their meeting schedule. The clubs Thursdays of each month at noon at Firehouse Subs. lows:W estside E lementary, rst grade: Colby Sutton, Rheagan Patterson, Trenton Crawford, Camron Givens, Abril Nolasco, Colton Clardy, Daniel West inghouse, Ashlyn Gunter, Amber Williams, Lily Newlin, Lynsay Rewis and Baleigh Lewis; second grade: Katie Anderson, Emma Mobley, Ian Touchton, JJ Hobbs, Aubrey Fuller, Shayla Stew art, Anna Mae Gardner, Elizabeth Mar tin, Hailey Poturich, Daegan Gainey, Jamilya Johnson and Harrison Muncy; and third grade: Malayna Loadholtz, Jude Buckminister, Harrison Chapman, Colton Crews, Aidan Henley, Brody Ire land, Jared Fryer, Benjamin Davis, Der rick Ruise, Makayla Johnson, Brenton Barton and Hannah Davis. Macclenny E lementary: rst grade: Tanner Bridges, Abbie Rhoden, Kenyon Dolison, Madison Blankenship, Taya Daniels, Trenton Taylor, Joseph Samaroo, Kaden Raulerson, Joy Holmes, Cha nel Smith, Aubree Hires, Hunter Johns and Kai Bishop; second grade: Astraya Clifton, Martez Holland, Carly Hefty, Silas Rhoden. Daniel Hefty, Emily Myers, Kayonna Kinney, Peyton Satterwhite, Jacob Miller, Kaylee Jordon, Olivia Dil beck and Conner Broughton; third grade: Jamil Jones, Audrey Rhoden, Cameron Johnson, Sarah Wilson, Jace Knabb, Reagan Gipson, Kayleigh Wasson, Noah Ray, Tiany Thomas, Robert Wood, Bryar Walker, Tristan Bennett, Alexa Raulerson and Cole Taylor. K eller I ntermediate: fourth grade: Kaitlynn Daniels, Shaylee Grovo, Gavin Moody, Emma Dietz, Destiny Bolt, Claira Sluski, Nick Taylor, Kayleigh White, Aubrey Rich, Savanna Wos, Steven Wilson, Trey Harvey, Brock Walker, Timothy Seymour, Demi Raulerson, Larissa McCauley and Ethan Hardenbrook; fth grade: Dale Anderson, Houston Bennett, Emily Lee, Kaitlin Brunette, Kiya Hunter, Billy Martin, Mackenzie Timmons, Seth Crawford, Cody Deyton, Tyler Burnsed, Dallas Ellis, TJ Phillips, Jo seph McCombs, Isaiah Tisdale, Andrea Pelfrey, Brandon Morrison, Evan Baskin and Nadesha Davis. PHOTOS BY JUD JOHNSON Pictured clockwise from above: Cameron Mack attempts a shot, Charles Ruise slides across the oor in a frantic eort to call time out and Johnathan Lamb drives to the hoop, all during the Wildcats win over Paxon in the semi-nals of the district tournament. PHOTOS BY JUD JOHNSON Jacob Milton pitching above. Below, Mikal Flores attempts to pick the runner o at rst. PHOTO BY DEBBIE PELH A M Morgan Smith at the mound.BCHS draws Nease in playos BOB GER ARD | SPORTS The Lady Wildcat softball team is 1-1 on the season after dropping its opener on the road at First Coast, then rebounding to blank Hilliard in its home opener. The girls couldnt manage much in the way of offense February 5 at First Coast, losing 2-0 to the Broncos. First Coast got a pair of runs in the third inning for the games only scoring. It was a frustrating game for BCHS. The girls out-hit the Broncos 8-5 but were unable to bring home the base runners. The Lady Cats left ten runners on base over the course of the game. Kylie Holton and Jennifer Hodges led BCHS in hitting, going 2-4. The Lady Cats bounced back on February 8 with an 8-0 win over Hilliard on the home field. The girls completely controlled the game with Hodges scoring a pair of runs. Holton got on base that led to two scores by pinch runner Ashton Alford. Brooke Roberts, Mackenzie Wingard, Branda Jarvis and Corley Sweat also scored. The girls travel to Middleburg on Thursday and Fernandina Beach on Friday before returning home next Tuesday to face Paxon in a district game at 6 pm. SHARE Y OUR JO Y & RECORD Y OUR FAMIL Y HISTOR Y!Submit births, weddings & 50th+ anniversaries via email to email@example.com or at 104 S. 5th St., Macclenny4 week deadline on all submissions.Online C CLet people know whats going onpost your special event online bakercountypress.com ADVERTISING DEADLINE Monday at 5:00 pm
ursday, February 14, 2013 T B C P Page 13 Page 12 T B C P ursday, February 14, 2013 BOB GER ARD | SPORTS Baker County High School had eleven wrestlers qualify for regionals at The Bolles School on February 8 and 9, though for the first time in recent years no one qualified for state. It was a culmination of an intense week for Coach Adam Brunner, who was faced with entering the competition missing two of his qualifiers out with in juries while at the same time going against the best grapplers in the area. The Cats opened the first round with James Carter (182) and Lenny Carter (195) advancing by beating wrestlers from Mariana and Bozman high schools. BCHS was put on the back foot, however, when six of its entries lost in the first round, throwing them into the losers bracket. The Carters both lost in the second round, tossing all the BCHS wrestlers into the bottom half of the bracket. In the second round, BCHS came away with wins in the 106 pound weight class (Cody Miller), and 160 pound weight class (Sean Mulkey). Both won their rounds with pins. Miller continued to advance in the consolation round winning by pin, and Lenny Carter won by pin in his consolation match. With the other wrestlers losing, Miller and Carter were Baker Countys last hope for a state qualifier going into the second day of competition. Miller lost his first match of the day on a controversial call that had Brunner questioning the referee. With time running out in a match against Mariana, Miller was pinned with the clock showing no time left. The referee allowed the pin despite time having expired. Needless to say, I was furi ous with the call, said Brunner. They reviewed with the ref at the table, and Cody was defeated by pin in the first round. I hate to see the ref make a judgment call with insufficient evidence. Cody deserved to wrestle at state, but he will return next year with higher hopes and experience under his belt. Lenny Carter had a tough match with a wrestler from South Sumter and lost in a pin at the end of the second period. Brunner was pleased with his teams finish, despite not moving wrestlers on to the state tournament. Our team accomplished a lot this year, finishing with a 10-4 record, fifth place at districts, and 20th place at regionals. We are a young team and we will work hard this summer, and be ready to make moves in sending a few to state in 2014, the coach vowed. Skyline. Very clean. $19,900 setup with AC. 259-4663. 2/7-28c Owner finance. New 4 BR doublewide. Set up on your land. $0 down, $329/ month. Call 386-719-6578. 2/7-14c New singlewide, 2 BR, 1 BA, set up with air. $799 down, $179/month. I finance. Call 386-719-5641. 2/7-14c Hilliard foreclosure. 3 BR, 2 BA on 6 acres. Turn-key package. Bad credit ok. I finance. 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Job placement assistance. Com puter available. Financial Aid if qualied. SCHEV authorized. Call 888-203-3179 www.CenturaOnline.com 2/14p MEDICAL CAREERS begin here Train ONLINE for Allied Health and Medical Management. Job placement assistance. Computer available. Financial Aid if quali ed. SCHEV authorized. Call 888-2033179 www.CenturaOnline.com. 2/14p NURSING CAREERS begin here Train in months, not years. Financial aid if qualied. Housing available. Job Placement assistance. Call Centura Institute Orlando (877) 206-6559. 2/14p AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for hands on Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualied Housing available CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 866-314-3769. 2/14p AIRLINE CAREERS Become an Aviation Maintenance Tech. FAA approved training. Financial aid if qualied Housing available. Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 866-3143769. 2/14p $399 Cancun All Inclusive Special. Stay 6 days in a luxury beachfront resort with meals and drinks for $399. http://www. cancun5star.com/ 888-481-9660 2/14p DISH Network. Starting at $19.99/month (for 12 mos.) & High Speed Internet starting at $14.95/month (where available.) SAVE! Ask About SAME DAY Installation! CALL Now! 1-888-685-4144. 2/14p JOB WANTED Need a caregiver? I am caring, dependable, trustworthy, have drivers license and excellent references. 904-653-1344. 2/14p A UTOMOBILES 2000 Chevy Silverado Z-71 4x4 x-cab, 4 door; pw, pl, pm, tilt wheel, cruise con trol, cold a/c, nancing available, 90 day warranty available also; alloy wheels, towpackage, bed-liner. Contact Louis J Ferris, cell 386-405-6934 or Kirby Haddon, cell 386-316-4167. $4995. 2/7-21p ANIMALS Dogs: all types from puppies to adults. Animal Control, $65 adoption fees will apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc 3 female Chihuahua/Yorkie puppies. 2598240. 2/14c Found: 2 female light brown and white puppies. Call to claim: 904-275-2013. 2/14p 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 Sales Associate. Answers customer questions, and billing inquiries with the highest degree of courtesy and professionalism; handles transactions in connection with activation of new customer accounts and service orders. Procient in data entry skills, spelling and grammar. Qualications: HS Diploma; experi ence and some college benecial. Procient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Possess good analytical and organizational skills. Broad working knowledge of Business Ofce/Call Center practices and operations. Comfortable at multitasking. Benets: Health, life, 401 (k), Retirement plan, vacation, holidays. To Apply: Mail, fax or e-mail resume on or before February 25th to: Northeast Florida Telephone Company, Sales Associate Position, 130 N. 4th St., Macclenny, Fl 32063, Fax: 904-259-1200, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org EOE M/F D/V and Drug Free 2/14-21c Substitute Service Aide positions, requires High School Diploma or GED, clean driving record, pass background screens, 2 years minimum experience in education, childcare, medical, psychiatric, nursing elds or working with people with developmental disabilities. Apply in person at The Arc North Florida, Inc. 678 W. Mac clenny Avenue Macclenny, FL 32063, ADA, EOE, Drugfree workplace 2/14c Diesel Mechanic and Mechanic Helper needed. Please apply in person at 130 North Lane Avenue, Jacksonville. 2/14-21p Experienced evening janitorial medical facility cleaner needed ASAP. Weekdays: Monday, Wednesday & Friday, part-time ONLY. Send resume: WWW.ENVIRON MENTCONTROL.COM. 2/7-14p Driver $0.01 increase per mile after 6 and 12 months. $.03/mile quarterly bonus. Daily or Weekly pay. CDL-A, 3 months current exp. 800-414-9569 www.driveknight.com 2/14p Drivers: Class A Flatbed home every weekend! Pay 37/mi, both ways, FULL BENEFITS, Requires 1 year OTR Flatbed experience. 800-572-5489 x227, SunBelt Transport, Jacksonville, FL. 2/14p Tired of living paycheck to paycheck? Theres great earning potential as a Professional Truck Driver. The average Professional Truck Driver earns over $700/wk. 16-Day CDL Training @ NFCC/Roadmaster. Approved for Veterans Training. Call today. (866)467-0060 DOL/BLS 2012. 2/14p Experienced OTR Flatbed Drivers earn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 sign on to Qualied drivers. Home most weekends. Call: (843)266-3731 / www.bulldoghiway. com EOE. 2/14p Roong sales/foreman needed. Experience and drivers license and drug test required. 866-959-7663. 2/14-28p Weekend Coordinator. RN, full time. Looking for someone with strong supervisory skills, very dependable and someone who exceeds in customer service. Must be a team player. Apply in person at Macclenny Nursing and Rehab. 755 South 5th Street, Macclenny. An EEO/AA Employer/ M/F/V/D. 2/14c Apply Now, 12 Drivers Needed. Top 5% Pay & Late Model Equip Plus Benets, New Equip & 401K. Need CDL Class A Driving experience. (877)258-8782. www.addrivers.com 2/14p 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. $35,000. 904-403-7373. 2/7-21p Riverfront property, Glen St. Mary, 34.5 very private secluded acres; including home; large 4 BR, 3 BA like new Scotbilt tape and texture home, over 2600 foot Riverfront on Little St. Marys. Must see to believe at this price. $210,000. Call 904302-0130. 2/7-14p Lots for sale, Copper Creek and Gleneld Oaks subdivisions. $32,000 each. Call 904-813-1580. 2/7tfc 3 BR, 2 BA handy man special on acre in Sanderson. $35,000. Call 904-2752944. 1/31-2/21p 3 BR, 2 BA home. Large garage and work area; plus 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home on 13.22 acres. 2 miles inside Georgia on 121. $125,000 or best acceptable offer. 904-629-1779. 1/17tfc 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 2 BR, 1 BA block house for sale, on almost 4 acres. 904-591-8995 or 259-2032. 2/14p Reduced again. 1 acre lot, Macclenny II. 904-234-3437. 2/14-21p I buy houses. Cash. 904-373-1373. 2/14-21p Condo Auction-Overlooking Destin FL harbor-luxurious 2420+/sq ft, furnished unit in East Pass Towers with guaranteed owner nancing. March 1, 1:00pm. See website for detail, terms, virtual tour: gtauctions.com, 205-326-0833, Granger, Thagard & Associates, Inc., G.W. Thagard, Business AB2100, Broker BK3009116, Auctioneer AU2846. 2/14p I buy houses. Cash! Quick sale, fair price. Offer guaranteed. Call 904-425-5132. 8/30-2/21/13p FOR RENT Lots for rent in Macclenny and Cuy ler. Ready for mobile home. 259-6735. 12/13tfc 2 or 3 BR mobile home $385-$550; half acre; garbage, water, sewer, lawn provided, family neighborhood. 912-843-8118 or 904-699-8637. www.rentyes.net. 1/17tfc 3 BR, 2 BA SW mobile home on 1 acre in Glen St. Mary. $650/month plus $500 de posit. Call 912-843-8139 for viewing. 2/7-14p 4 BR, 2 BA waterfront, 2000 SF concrete block house. Screened backporch, 2 car garage. $1095/month, rst, last plus deposit. 904-860-5564. 2/7-14p Room for rent in huge custom 2 story, with full use of house; looking for single male or female. $500/month plus $200 deposit. 904-588-5212. 2/14p 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home in Sanderson; like new, front/back porch. $700/month plus $800 deposit. 904-251-4130. 2/7-14p 3 BR, 1 BA house in Sanderson. $700/ month. Call James at 904-397-0410. 1/31-2/21p 3 large BR, 2 BA doublewide on acre; new carpet, walk-in closets, appliances, paint, new heat/air unit, hot water heater. $800/month plus $600 deposit, Glen ar ea. Service animals only. References required. 259-2121. 12/6tfc 1 BR, 1 BA very nice house in Macclenny. Large fenced yard; service animals only. $650/month plus $400 deposit. 904-8817977. 2/14p 3 BR, 2 BA DW mobile home on private property. $775/month plus $500 deposit. Call Bruce 904-838-3130. 2/14p 3 BR, 2 BA double wide; clean and convenient. $850/month plus $850 deposit. 904-813-3091. 1/24tfc 1 acre mobile home lot in Macclenny. Ready for mobile home. 259-6735 .11/8tfc 2 BR mobile homes for rent. $400 to $475/month plus deposit. Garbage, water, sewage and lawn care included. First months rent pro-rated 912-843-8165 or 904-219-2690. 2/14tfc COMMERCIAL FR Professional retail office space for lease. Prime location on Hwy 121 Call 259-9022 for details. 11/3tfc Office spaces for rent. Hwy. 90, 1 block from courthouse. Call for details. 2596546 or 904-759-3818. 2/14tfc Retail or office; prime location, next to Calendars on College Street. Busy loca tion. 904-540-4450. 2/14p Smoky Mountain cabin with trout stream; near Cherokee, NC, Pigeon Forge, Dollywood and Gatlinburg, TN. $350/week. 386-752-0013. 2/7-3/28p 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 2/7-28c Great shape 3 BR doublewide, Palm Harbor. Super clean. $29K, setup with AC. 904-259-4663. waynefriermacclenny. com 2/7-28c Remodeled 3 & 4 BR doublewides with land. Ready to move in. $3500 down, $499/month. 904-259-4663. waynefrier macclenny.com 2/7-28c 2013 16x76 3 BR. $35,900. Setup with AC. 904-259-4663. 2/7-28c Wayne Frier Macclenny Factory Outlet. All homes $6-8K off with FREE furniture and decor. 904-259-4663. waynefrier macclenny.com 2/7-28c Like new, 3 BR singlewide 16X60, 99 FOR SALE YARD SALES Friday, 8:00 a.m.-?, 10028 Stasi Road, Glen. Moving sale; everything must go. Friday and Saturday, 7:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., N. Clinton Avenue, at dead end. Everything must go. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?, 139 W. Stansell Avenue, Macclenny. Multi-family. Friday, 8:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m. and Saturday, 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., 144 S. 5th Street. For Relay for Life. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., 5932 Woodlawn Road. Estate/garage sale. 40 years of household items. 904-759-3757. Saturday, 7:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., US 90 mini-storage. Furniture, household stuff, etc. Priced to sell. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?, 447 3rd Street, South. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?, 5454 Huckleberry Court, Rolling Meadows. 2 family; lots of cothes, toys, dishes, miscellaneous. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?, 8633 Pine Ave. Macclenny; Clothes juniors and womens, appliances, etc. 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 PRINTING & F AXINGBlack & White and Color Copies, Custom Business Forms, Business Cards, Signs, Stickers, Invitations for any occasion, Rubber Stamps and so much more!!! The Ofce Mart 110 South Fifth Street259-3737 5/19tfcLAND CLEARING A little or a lot904-521-15062/10tfcRICH LAURAMORE CONSTRUCTION, INC.Custom homes 259-4893 or 403-4781 cell RR License No. 282811470 11/19tfcFILL DIRTCulverts installed Tim Johnson259-25365/11tfc PUMP REPAIR2 or 4 wells shallow or deepCall 904-259-4580Licensed and insuredCFC056961 1/31-2/28pGATEWAY PEST CONTROL, INC. 259-3808All types of pest control Call Eston, Shannon or Bill Ask about our re ant control6/26tfcBATHROOM REMODELSNew xtures Ceramic Tile ADA Transformations Roll-in Showers Walk-in TubsCall 259-4580Licensed and insuredCFC056961 1/31-2/28pDROPTINE T AXIDERMYState Award Winning Taxidermy Hydro-dip Available904-408-13792/7-28cROGER RAULERSON WELL DRILLING2 and 4 wells 24 Hour Service Calls 259-7531 Licensed & Insured Family owned & operated12/31tfc PEACOCK PAINTING, INC.Professional painting Interior Exterior Pressure washing Residential Commercial Parking lot line striping Fully insured & Locally owned 25 years experience259-58772/10tfcTrenching & Light Backhoe Work Call 904-259-4580Licensed and insuredCFC056961 1/31-2/28pFULL LINE OF WEDDING INVITATIONS & ACCESSORIESShower and anniversary invitations The Ofce Mart 110 South 5th Street259-37374/28tfcMARTIN WELL DRILLING & PUMP SERVICE2 wellsMacclenny 259-9014 Cell 838-3517 Bryceville 266-4956 email@example.comLicense No. FL 2795, GA 566 5/24-5/16/13p FIRST COAST INTERIOR, INC. Commercial and Residential Drywall Over 50 years experienceBubba Rhoden904-226-5823Larry Rhoden, Sr. 904-412-38032/7-28pCYPRESS HOME BUILDERS, INC.Custom new home construction of Log home and conventional homes Jody Paul Thrift904-591-26402/10tfcPUMP REPAIR 24 HR WELL DRILLING2"-4" & Larger 259-6934 or 904-591-0063 Water Well Contr FL7003, GA316 Ronnie Sapp 1/3/13tfcJOHN WILLIAMS PLUMBING Call 904-259-4580CFC056961 1/31-2/28pFULL LINE OF WEDDING INVITATIONS & ACCESSORIESShower and anniversary invitations The Ofce Mart 110 South 5th Street259-3737 4/28tfcDEPENDABLE HEATING, AC AND ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR 259-6546Elec. license # EC-0001471 AC license # CA-C057649 2/10tfcBAKER PUMP SERVICE2 & 4 Wells Drilled & Pump Repairs Pool & Irrigation Pumps On Site repairs. 30 Years Experience 904-338-4738 or 904-259-85652/7-28pCONNIE F. WHITE CUSTOM SERVICESFill Dirt, Sand, Slag, Hay Bulldozer & Backhoe Work275-2474 509-0929 or 509-093010/11tfcPLUMBING-SEWER-SEPTICOver 40 Years Experience 24 Hour Service259-6934 or 904-591-0063CFC032613 MP005858 I-13219RCMD Ronnie Sapp 1/3/13tfc KONNIES KLEAR POOLSIn-ground and above ground pools Installation available 698-E West Macclenny Ave. (Aardvark Shopping Center) Open: Thursday and Friday 10:00 am-6:00 pm & Saturday 10:00 am-2:00 pm259-5222(CPC 053903) 4/21tfcANGEL AQUA, INC.Water Quality Treatment We can improve your water Water softeners Iron lters Sales Rentals Service Repairs Ask us about our Chemical Free systems Morton Salt Keep Full Salt Delivery Service 797 S. 6th Street, Macclenny259-66727/12tfcA & D IRRIGATION & PRESSURE WASHING LLC. 651-17392/7-28p Anderson Quality ROOFING Metal & Shingle Reroofs & Roof Repairs Your hometown contractor! LIC.#RC00670032593300IN GOD WE TRUST.LICENSED & INSUREDLIC.#RB0067070LLC PROCUREMENT ADMINISTRATIVE SPECIALISTPerforms clerical duties such as data entry, views and processes requisitions and special with proper format, punctuation, spelling and and deliver information to the college staff; to Position details and applications available on web at: edu SENIOR STAFF ASSISTANTThis is a secretarial position located at the Olustee Center and reports to the Director of Criminal Justice Training. Responsible for assisting the Director in work with developing and expanding programs, maintaining appropriate documentation for training programs, and maintaining staff and room schedules. Other duties vary widely in both subject matter and complexity and require the exercising of considerable initiative and independent judgment. Requires High School graduate or equivalency plus four years secretarial or clerical experience. Additional education may be substituted on a year for year basis for required experience in related area. Experience working with MS Word and Excel. Must have exceptional people skills. Must be able to work in a fast paced, dynamic work environment. Must have good typing skills and be able to develop Word documents and Excel spreadsheets without assistance. Must be able to use MS Outlook to maintain calendars of assigned staff. Must be able to handle telephone calls in a courteous scribe notes and minutes, etc. Must be able to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. will be given to applicants with an associate area. Experience working in the public safety Persons interested should provide College employment application. Position details and edu Human Resources Florida Gateway College FGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the EO College in Education and Employment EDA Dental Assistant NeededBaker County Health Department Dental Clinic WORKING HOURS:7:00 am 5:30 pm M-TH Print state of Florida Employment Application at Ironworkers Local Union 597 JOINT APPRENTICESHIP & TRAININGwill be accepting applications from March 1 May 31, 2013Applications must be lled out in person at our Apprenticeship O ce at 9616 Kentucky Street, Jacksonville, FL 32218; Monday Friday from 9 am -3 pm. All applicants MUST be at least 18 years old, have a High School Diploma or GED, valid driver license and be a legal resident.904.765.3596 | www.ironworkers597.comThe recruitment, selection, employment, and training or apprentices during their apprenticeship, is without discrimination because of race, color, religion, national origin, or sex. No state qualiers in Advertising Deadline Monday at 5:00 pm COPIESBlack & white/Full colorT O M110 South Fifth St.www.bakercountypress.com ADVERTISING DEADLINE Monday at 5:00 pm
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