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COVERING BAKER COUNTY SIN CE 1929The countys most professional and extensive source for news, classied, display and real estate listings JOEL ADDINGTON N EWS EDITOR email@example.comA Macclenny nonprofits board of directors abruptly laid off its staff and locked its doors last week without notifying anyone outside the organization prior to doing so. Baker Community Counseling Services, Inc. (BCCS) has been supplying court-ordered substance abuse and domestic violence counseling to criminal offenders since the 1990s. But over the years its added bakercountypress.comVisit our website and vote each week in our online poll.Teen arrested for slashing girl on arm with razorSee page 76:00 pm OPENING CEREMON Y 6:40 Macy McDue 7:45 BCHS R ythmettes 8:00 Southern Joy 8:30 The Carpenters 9:00 L UMINARIA 10:30 Whiskey Moon 12:00 MR REL AY 4:00 am T ALENT C OMPETITION 5:00 Rooster Call Contest 10:00 Clayton Yarborough 11:00 CLOSING CEREMON YP ARTIAL SCHEDULE OF EVENTSF ull schedule available online at www.bakercountypress.com Rites for revered coach held at Memorial FieldMondays blustery wet weather cleared by Tuesday morning to bright skies for the funeral service for ex-BCHS football coach Tom Covington of Macclenny, who died at his home on April 18 at age 86. Mr. Covingtons casket rested on the 50-yard line, borne there by a horse-drawn hearse (above photo). To the left of the casket sat Wildcats from the late 1950s and 1960s when Coach Cov ington called the shots from the sidelines and ushered Baker County into the record books as one of Floridas top small school dynasties. Other past players, friends and the current BCHS team sat in the home stands. For a tribute to Mr. Covington, see Bob Gerards column on page 3 and the obituary on page 10. A Glen St. Mary man lost his life when his pickup truck veered off Interstate 295 in north Jacksonville early on April 20 and struck a tree. Kelly Wayne Shepard, 52, was returning home about 5 am after leaving his shift at the Cedar Bay Power Plant on the northside. The Florida Highway Patrol said Mr. Shepard was southbound approaching Duval Rd. near Jacksonville International when he lost control of his 2006 Toyota, left the roadway to the outside shoulder and struck a tree on the drivers side door area. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Trooper D.R. Bazinet said he was wearing a seat belt and he was alone in the vehicle at the time. The next morning about midnight, a Glen St. Mary man was critically injured when he lost control of his vehicle on Noah Raulerson Rd. and it overturned, ejecting him. Trooper M.D. Childress of FHP said a 2005 Chevrolet SUV driven by Steven Thomas Jr., 26, was eastbound just east of CR 125 when it veered onto when the driver attempted to re-enter the roadway. He was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown onto the road shoulder. Mr. Thomas was taken to Shands Jacksonville. Passenger Adam C. Hunter, 24, also of Glen, refused transport to the hospital. His injuries were described as minor, and he also was not wearing a seat belt. Trooper Childress said charges pend further investigation, including whether alcohol was a factor in the 12:05 am accident.MIKE ANDERSON P RESS ST AFF Nothing is off the table this year as the Baker County Commission explores new ideas for balancing future budgets with out touching any more of the countys precious cash reserves, even if it means privatizing many services now provided by county employees and enacting new user fees. At a pre-budget workshop on April 16 to discuss creative suggestions, Commissioner James Croft urged his colleagues to stretch their imaginations and be willing to at least explore the feasibility of any ideas that might help solve the countys We need to be trained to think outside the box, said Mr. Croft, who called for the brainstorming session to get a head start on this years budgeting process, which usually doesnt engage until summertime. During the two-hour work shop preceding a regular 5 pm board meeting, commissioners kicked around a number of ideas for raising more revenue, cutting expenses and enabling the county to function more efMr. Croft, an Olustee-based preacher and former commissioner from the 1980s who was arrived for the workshop 35 minutes late but wasted no time getting to the meat of the matsolutions to recurring budget As county commissioners weve got to be visionaries, he said, which he then demonstrated by suggesting a list of ideas for privatizing elements of county government that other commissioners agreed should be investigated. County Manager C.J. Thompson, who lumped the suggestions into short and longterm categories, was asked to analyze the proposals and re port his findings and recommendations to the commission in the near future. Functions suggested for privatization included: waste hauling, right-of-way mowing, emergency medical services, animal control, courthouse se-Seeks new tactics to hold down spending Glen man loses life in I-295 accidentS ee page 4 JOEL ADDINGTON N EWS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgAmong those injured in last weeks Boston Marathon bombing was an 11-year-old boy waiting for his mother, a former valedictorian at Aaron Hern, who will turn 12 next month, was hit in the thigh by shrapnel from the initial blast, which also damaged his ear drums. Hes rehabilitating at Boston Childrens Hospital after leaving intensive care late last week, said his grandmother and Glen St. Mary resident Pat Collier this week. Hes doing a whole lot better than just two or three days ago, she said. Aarons mother Katherine (Carter) Hern, 40, who graduated from BCHS in 1990 before attending the Naval Academy and serving four this year. Shes been running since her days on the Wildcat cross country team and dreamed about running the marathon for years. Mrs. Hern and her husband Alan are teachers in Martinez, California. Mrs. Collier said Aaron was at street level with many other peo10-year-old daughter Abby were nearby but not hurt in the explosion. [Aaron] never lost consciousness, but he knew something really bad was happening, said Mrs. Collier. and immediately sought out her belongings. She was more concerned about getting to her bag and cell phone her family was there, but by the time she got there, they were already blocking people from the blast area ... There was a couple of hours where they didnt know which hospital he was in ... It was organized chaos. Medical personnel responded instantly to the young victim and Local link to Boston terrorSon of onetime resident wounded at nish line PHOTO COURTESY OF PAT COLLIER Abby and Aaron pose at the nish line days before the blast. 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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 PPage3A P RIL 25, 2013 Page 2 T B C P ursday, April 25, 2013Baker County lost one of its icons this week. Coach Tom Covington passed away and he will be missed. Coach was one of a kind and he influenced the lives of hundreds of young men, not just by teaching them to play football but by showing them how a man should act. during a game. Like any coach he was intense and passionate about what was happening in the trenches. To many of those players, Tom Covington was more than Coach. He was a fathem when they needed it, he would praise them when they deserved it. He would laugh with them and comfort them when they were injured. Through it all, he would in spire a whole generation of young men to be the best they could be. To strive to be like Coach. To be the professional, the family man, the person that Tom Covington represented. Three of his teams went to bowl games (there were no conference championships in the 1960s). In 1958 his team went 9-1 and Gerald Dopson and Gary Dop son were standout players. In 1961 he had what he called his best team with Larry Dupree and Mar cus Rhoden. Six of his players received scholarships and he played Fletcher, the best team in Jacksonville, to a standstill in a bowl game. The Senators scored at the end of the game to win, but Coach Covington was so proud of how his team had played in the loss. man. To see Tom Covington off imagined that in high school as a football player and track star, he was known back in Kentucky as Flash Covington. On That was indicative of the man Tom Covington was in life unstoppable. Winning was important, but more important was how you played the game. Football careers end, his did after a heart attack sidelined him after 11 years of coaching. But how you played the game was not about football but about life in Tom Cov ingtons mind. Football was a game but the real game was life itself and not many lived it as fully or with the impact of Tom Covington. You admired him as a coach, but you wanted to be like him as a man. It is appropriate that the road in front of Wildcat Stadium bears his name. It wasnt about win/loss records or district titles or any of the hoopla that goes with being a winning coach. It was simply that Tom Covington was Wildcat footand laid the groundwork for the successes that other coaches shared. We need more men like him. New look Jags ...The Jacksonville Jaguars will be sporting new black uniforms this season and a remodeled logo. We turned to Facebook to see what readers thought about the gear from Nike. Hot or not so much? we asked. Heres a look at the comments that followed: Bob Gerard: I rarely like Nikes uniforms but I like this one. Jennifer Carter Aldridge: They still suck with or without new uniforms. Walter Kelly Crews: The uniforms look ne, but it will take way more than new duds to bring this team to victory ... I have lost hope in the last few years! David Wisnewski: At least we will look sharp when were down 17 in the 4th! Love them! Lori Joy: Hot is right. The sun is gonna heat those sorry players right up! Beth Bussey-Mullaney: Really hoping our team is able to do better this year. Will continue to be season ticket holders and support them. New uniform is UGLY, especially the helmet! Jennifer Zorn Crews: Less gay than the dolphins new uniforms. Dana Reilly: They should have spent more on better players and less on new uniforms. Jennifer Carter Aldridge: Its funny when the Jacksonville Sharks are way better than the Jags. Maybe the Jags should take some lessons on football playing from the Sharks. Clinton T. Coker: I like it. Ashley Abad: They still suck. Missy Curry-Wiliams: Uniforms do not make the plays! They need a new team to go with the new coach! Jill R. Mero: Hot! I love them. Calli Preston Johnson: Hope they had to buy their own uniforms. I dont see how the uniform is going to help their game though, lol. Sharon Carey: The blue looks like the Panthers!? Evan Eaton: Im not a Jaguars fan but I like the uniform. Jayne McLeod: Now we have throwback uniforms! Keith Lane: You can yell and scream all you want, but they still suck and have for many years. Theresa Rhoden: Hot. Tammy Crawford McFarland The teal color is not on them? Amy Bryan Reynolds: Need to play better. Mildred Merkerson: I like the new uniform and Im ready for the new season! Cari Taylor: I agree with Calli! Rachel Kemp: Love it. Michael Pitt: Yuck ... along with the cartoonish logo. Jerome Reimer Jr.: Yeah I agree! Uniforms dont win games Clayton Yarbrough: Every other team knows they are an easy win so a new uniform will not help them. Jokes of the NFL!Coach Covington passing ... We posted former Wildcat football coach Tom Convingtons funeral notice to our Facebook page and a number of readers added their reactions to his passing. Here they are: Don Yonn: I was in the band so I went to all the football games and the coach always showed what a great leader he was. He will be missed. Our county lost a great man. Faye Combs: What a good Christian, teacher and coach Tom Covington was! He is in Heaven and singing with the angels now! My condolences go to all his family Rachel Kemp: Many prayers of strength for his family; such a great man. Curtis Tharpe: I am lucky to have known him as a coach, teacher and friend. I loved talking with him about Wildcat and Gator sports. Hes a great man who will be missed dearly by all of us who knew him. RIP coach. Clayton Yarbrough: Tom was a wonderful man. He had some awe some shing stories and an awesome antique shing gear collection. I will never forget him and may he RIP. James Croft: Our county has lost a man that led by example. Freddie Rhoden: My grandpa was one of the boys. Coach Covington taught him the love for the game, and he passed it on to me. I will always be thankful for that. Stormi Clouse: RIP coach ... Never got to know him personally, but heard the stories of him even though I was a student long after he no longer coached. Baker lost an amazing man. What you had to say ... MY SIDE OF THE MATTERROBERT GERARD Most of us are aware of what the 24-hour news cycle does to coverage of national events like the terrorist (yes, thats what it was) attack at the Boston Marathon last week. Weve seen the media scramble before and unfortunately well see it again. Though one has to admit the bulk of reportage coming out of a tragedy like Boston is generally accurate, or as accurate as can be expected considering everyones passion to be first, and not necessarily right. I have my doubts all things covered are necessary but thats another topic. But there are blunders ing for the offending news or ganizations. What is nearly as offensive is the blather. The dictionary defines blather as talking long-windedly without making very much sense Youve heard the word used before. Actually, Ive heard it used once or twice from family members describing what comes out of my mouth while reading the morn ing newspaper (you remember the morning paper, dont you?). So when it comes to momentous national events tragedies or otherwise the 24-hour cycle people have to fill the air with something. And that something is synonymous with blather Think of it as a coded message hidden in a lengthy written passage; every 100th word is key. The re maining words are irrelevant to the real message. So, does anyone else find themselves saying wake me when its over when a big event like Boston unwinds over the airwaves or Internet during a period of several days? We stayed riveted for days to the television after 9/11, so massive was its impact and so new to the national experience. With any luck (or divine providence) well never witness anything as traumatic as that again, though you can be excused for skepticism on that point. scaled events like Newtown or the Colorado theater shootings unleash the torrent of news coverage, but once one collects the basic facts of the situation isnt it a better use of time to leave the cable news and Internet sites behind and go about ones business? Saying a prayer or two for the victims wouldnt hurt either, would it? Fear the day we ever get accustomed to mass shootings, bombings and all the other tricks the crazies and religious zealots (can you say Islamic ter rorist?) got up their sleeves. Last week, and after New town, when the initial facts were known and the blather began, yours truly felt a vague sense of guilt not keeping up with the developments minuteto-minute, as if that somehow diminished the significance of the tragedies. Then I tuned into TV again and listened only to more blather (dont even get me started on the political correctness in the Boston coverage yecch), and the sense of guilt faded. Its the world we live in.Feels guilt tuning out blather amid tragedyCoach showed his boys how to play and be menMona Thorpe Lewis: Mr. Covington was a great man and a wonderful friend. We miss him but the memories of him will last forever through the many people he inuenced.Background checks proposal fails in Senate ... The US Senate failed last week to pass a bipartisan proposal to expand background checks on rearm sales. We turned to Facebook to ask, Is that a victory or tragedy, in your estimation and why? Heres what our friends had to say: Richard Clark: Neither. But no one should have any reason to object to a complete background check. The ones who protest the checks are usually the ones with something to hide. Scott Shannon: It is a victory and Obama needs to stop spreading lies and using parents of dead children as props! Every gun purchased from a [licensed] dealer goes through an NICS background check. Walter Kelly Crews: There are already sound laws and practices in ef fect, what needs to happen is those same laws and protocols be followed to the letter. You kill an innocent person in a crime you die swiftly, not set on death row for decades costing hundreds of thousands of dollars during that time. David Church: The government not restricting our rights? Win. Alyssa Nicole Fernandez: My question is, why does our back ground have to be checked to get a job, but not when we go to buy a rearm? Michelle Vowles: Its a huge vic tory! Expanding background checks for those trying to purchase rearms is a ruse for the government expanding control over aspects of our lives that they have no business being a part of to begin with. Jason Randall: The wont stop criminals argument is so stupid. 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We need to be thinking about better ways to do things with less, Commissioner Croft said, adding he was not suggesting any layoffs of current employees would be necessary. However, he said, through at trition the number of employees cancies as workers retire or otherwise leave county employment. He suggested the same policy could be followed by constituty appraiser, tax collector, court clerk and elections supervisor. We all face a common problem and were all taxpayers, Mr. Croft said. Im afraid were going to face a budget crisis. I think drastic times bring about drastic measures. Commissioners also discussed the possibility of a motor pool that all county departments share, excluding the sheriffs ofhicles. Officials estimated it might cost several hundred thousands of dollars up front to implement one, but the county manager said the operation could save the county tens of thousands of dollars a year. Commissioner Jimmy An derson said he liked the idea but wasnt sure it could be done withcounty coffers. We need revenue to increase. Then we could invest in some of the ideas like a county motor pool, Mr. Anderson said. Its a great idea and I think in the long run it would pay off. At the beginning of the work shop the county manager gave a brief overview including a reminder that county departments had sustained budget cuts totaling 19.5 percent during the past two years. Weve got to get a little more creative, Mr. Thompson told commissioners. We cant conCommission Chairman Mark Hartley seemed to agree, stating that county expenditures can only be cut so much before we have to start cutting services. Board members also acknowledged that county reserves, which are conservatively projected to reach $6.3 million by the end of tember 30, cannot continue to be used to help balance the budget. When Commissioner Adam Giddens asked how much reserve money might be needed to balance the budget this year if rev enues remain stable, Mr. Thompson said he wouldnt know until concrete estimates of property tax collections and state funding are available by early summer. We dont know yet, the county manager said. We wont know know how much money we have. We wont know until mid-June at the earliest. On a positive note, he said revenues so far this year have actually increased beyond earlier projections and he anticipates the same scenario to be repeated next year. Other ideas discussed includ ed levying a countywide assessment fee for emergency medical services, originally proposed in 2011; consolidating purchasing; creating a central fueling station for county vehicles that presently enacting user fees at St. Marys Shoals Park, which has separate trails for horseback riding and four-wheel-drive vehicles. Mr. Croft recommended the county even seek proposals from contractors who might be interested in taking over the manage ment of Shoals Park, which could include commercial stables for horses and a four-wheel-drive One thing on which most commissioners agreed was that anything the county could do to encourage and foster economic development, including relaxing bureaucratic red tape in the permitting process, is desirable. It takes a long time to get a (development) project started, said Commissioner Gordon Crews, adding that the county should strive to become more business friendly. Noting that the county commission already lifted its impact fee on new developments, he said it would be helpful if the school district and the City of Macclenny did the same. Some people have approached me and said they had property build-ready and cant do anything with it, Mr. Crews said, without going into details. Simplifying the permitting process to allow developments to a big driver for our economy. Commissioner Anderson, a fees on developments slows down the growth of Baker County, which in turn impacts the county budget. If theyre not building were not getting any (additional) property tax revenue, he said, noting that developers have to spend a bunch of money before they even turn any dirt. Hathcox said the school district on each new home built in Bak er County even though enrollment has been declining in the Commissioner Hartley, a history teacher at Baker County High School. New businesses to spark more jobs and new residential developments in the county would spur economic growth and boost We need to help stimulate growth, Mr. Anderson said. Weve got to get some jobs here so more people will stay here. Were going to have to be more aggressive to promote business development. On that note, local resident Danny Norton urged county ofcourage just any new development in the county, referring to two sand mining proposals currently awaiting state permits be fore seeking county approval. The projects, which will use enormous amounts of water, have generated a groundswell of citizen opposition. The states water supply is a matter of extreme importance, Mr. Norton said, urging commissioners to think long and hard about that with what weve got coming up. Near the conclusion of last weeks workshop, Commissioner Croft said some of the ideas discussed may not be workable and may not be popular. But they all should be fully explored to determine their economic feasibility, he said. We need to look past politics and the way things have been done in the past, he said. F rom page 1 The BCHS Class of 1990 is putting together a 5K run/walk on Saturday, May 4 in MacclenHern, injured in the Boston Marathon bombing on April 15. Young Aaron is the son of a BCHS classmate and the class valedictorian Katherine Carter Hern, who now lives with her family in California. Her son and other family members were near for Katherine to cross it when the bomb exploded (see related story). The event kicks off with a halfmile kids run at 8 am, followed by the 5K that starts on the north side of Macclenny Park on Ohio Ave. Registration fees of $15 for children under 12 and $25 for adults and includes a t-shirt. Preregistration at FSI Mortgage on South 6th in Macclenny is open until May 3. Call Ms. Ray at the mortgage company (259-9600) or Valerie Hickman at 259-1769 if you are a business or individual interested in sponsorship. An account was opened at American Enterprise Bank to accept other donations. Call either number for details. F rom page 1 Benet run for Aarondriver improvement and anger management courses to its list of services as well as management of the countys house arrest and work release programs. BCCS received most of its funding from the Florida Department of Children and Families, but that revenue stream was set to end on April 30. Until last week, however, BCCS was expected to remain open through the end of the month to assist clients and help with the transition to the states new provider of substance abuse services in the county, River Region Human Services, Inc. of Jacksonville. Its unclear why the board of directors moved to shut down early. While unconfirmed allegations of wrongdoing by BCCS staff have surfaced and may have prompted the sudden termina tion of operations, board members would not verify the existence of such allegations. When asked why the decision was made, one board member said, Ive been sworn to secre cy. The boards chairman and local pastor Joe Ruise said ceasing operations two weeks ahead of schedule was necessary to ensure the board doesnt get caught with their pants down when May 1. Were trying to get ahead of he said, adding that the boards accountant Lyons & Lyons is recial records. I believe our books are going to be OK ... Im sure well come out in the black, so we should be good, said Mr. Ruise. River Region, meanwhile, has been interviewing former BCCS staffers for positions on its team here. Its vice president, Minerva Bryant, said she didnt know why BCCS closed early, but that the interviews were going well. She said following a meeting between River Regions CEO and county turned over the keys to adjacent to the courthouse. The doors are open today [Tuesday] with phones being answered and letting people know we are on the way, said Ms. Bryant. Were trying to expedite be [of May], but wanted to make sure people could get answers. She said the Child Guidance Center, which counsels youths at the location, will be available through the end of the month and clients with appointments will still be seen. Last month River Region won a contract with Lutheran Services of Florida to supply state-funded substance abuse and mental health services in Baker County for some $457,000 annually. Lutheran was hired by the state to manage such contracts in 23 northeast Florida counties for more than $92 million a year. BCCS, along with a partner agency from Lake City, sought the Baker County contract too, but its proposal ranked second of six submitted. Chris Thomas, the former executive director and chief financial officer of BCCS, said he too didnt know why board members closed the office without warning. He said he was told they needed to get some stuff done before May 1, but that he didnt know what those activities were or why they couldnt wait until the end of the month. Mr. Thomas said the corporations money was turned over to its accountant and attorneys were consulted about what to do next. When asked whats next for him, Mr. Thomas said, Just put out my resume and see what happens. garding to transition to the new provider is encouraged to call (904) 900-1075. Ms. Bryant said a meet and greet with River Region personnel is scheduled for midday on May 1 and the public is welcome.MIKE ANDERSON P RESS ST AFF Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in Macclenny will kick off the new Keep Baker Beautiful campaign this weekend as the programs to join the anti-litter venture. An estimated 15-20 congregants will gather in the church parking lot about 8 am on April 27 at the corner of South 5th and Lowder streets, across from the Macclenny Post Office. From there they will walk along both sides of Lowder Street picking up bottles, cans, Styrofoam cups, paper and other discarded debris all the way to US 90, possibly farther. Leading the pack will be County Commissioner Jimmy Anderson, who spearheaded the campaign two months ago and announced the kickoff event at the commission meeting on April 16. He said a few weeks earlier that hed been contacted by a church and other individuals interested in participating in the countywide campaign. However, he said he waited until he had tity of the church last week. Commissioner Anderson also threw down a challenge to his colleagues, saying he wanted to see some of the other commissioners out there, too. Keep Baker Beautiful, which is patterned after the national Keep America Beautiful campaign, was authorized by the county after Mr. Anderson proposed the idea in February as a way to encourage people to take pride in their community by helping keep the roadways clean. The county is providing trash bags and orange safety vests for participants to wear. Mr. Ander son said he hopes groups will adopt sections of roads through their neighborhoods to maintain at least once a month. the commissioner said he will supply water for thirsty litter patrollers and use his company trailer to haul all the trash to the dump. Last month County Manager C.J. Thompson, who described the volume of litter on Baker County roadways as disgusting and embarrassing, said participating groups might have to pay the county a deposit on the vests. But that was before one of his administrative assistants discovered the lightweight mesh vests were available for only $1.81 apiece from an online supplier. Mr. Thompson told commissioners last week that deposits wont be necessary since the vests were so cheap. But, he said, there was another good reason for not We dont want to discourage participation, he said. Some vests will be lost or damaged but we can afford it. Commissioner James Croft reiterated a previous concern that to undergo some sort of Florida Department of Transportation safety program in advance. The county manager said he did some research on and was of the opinion that such training would not Good, Commissioner Ander son said, adding: I dont want to burden people by saying youve This is a starter program to keep the roads clean and I want it to grow. In other business during last weeks commission meeting: resident and state correctional oppose pending legislation in Tallahassee to turn over Baker Correctional Institutions new re entry facility to a private contractor. Mr. Bellovich said that of BCIs 1,332 inmates, about 432 will be tranferred to the reentry facility awaiting their scheduled release back into society. However, he cers the compound under privatization would be staffed by therapists, basically. It wont be a secure facility, he said. Only FDLE (Florida De partment of Law Enforcement) this like you fought privatization at Northeast Florida State Hospital. an agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation to build a sidewalk along CR 127 from Tony Givens Road to Five Churches Road. son told commissioners that the recent authorized sale of surplus property at an auction in St. Johns County had netted Baker County $11,997. He said he would follow up with the City of Macclenny for a possible joint auction in order to sell the remaining surplus property.Clean-up campaign kicks o e doors are open today with phones being answered and letting people know we are on the way.Minerva BryantVice-President of River RegionF rom page 1PRE SS CL ASSIF IED S$7.00 cash/check Deadline M onday at 5:00 COPIESBlack & white/Full colorT O M110 South Fifth St.
ursday, April 25, 2013 T B C P Page 7 Page 6 T B C P ursday, April 25, 2013The Glen St. Mary Town Council took a major step April 16 toward extending sewer and water lines south toward Interstate 10 when it approved a plan authorizing a local oil company to pay construction costs and be repaid as other customers connect in future years. The agreement is similar to others Macclenny made several years ago to extend utilities south across the interstate. The timing of the proposed agreement between the town and R.H. Davis Oil Company of Macclenny coincides with the companys plans to construct a travel center on the northwest corner of the CR 125-I-10 inter change where its Citgo station now stands. Rick Davis, who represented the company at the April meeting of the Glen council, estimates the new structure will use about 7200 gallons of water daily and 6000 gallons for its sewer lines. The utility lines buried along the west side of 125 will cost about $250,000 absent engineering and other expenses, Mr. Davis told the council, and the agreement spells out how the oil company will be reimbursed by new connections in coming years. Council members have long viewed extension of utilities south toward the interstate as key to commercial development. At present, the Citgo is the sole business on all four corners. The Davis company owns 23 acres on its corner, including where the present and future buildings will be located. Residential hook-ups along the route will cost up to $1000 each, but the bulk of reimburse ment back to the oil company is anticipated from future commercial developments like hotels and restaurants. A hotel connection could cost in the $50,000 range. The travel center, it is estimated, will use 5-6 percent of the total capacity running from Glen St. Marys water system and Macclennys sewer system that already services homes and businesses along US 90 and both Westside Elementary and Baker County High School. The total capacity is set at 204,000 water gallons daily and 181,000 sewer. Mr. Davis indicated the travel feet, with a restaurant phase adding another 3000 feet. Scott Lyons of AVA Engineers of Jacksonville estimated construction will begin this fall. In other business, bids were expected in by weeks end on paving, lighting and foundation for the anticipated Vystar ATM to be placed on town property just west of the Glen St. Mary post ofEVERY HOME MUST BE SOLD! 4 BR, 2 BA Over 1800 SFIncludes Furniture & Decor3 BR, 2 BA 2000 SFFull Tape & Texture, Must see to believe! APRIL 26, 27 & 28Biggest sale of the year! Exit #336Wayne Frier SupercenterSR 228 I-10 waynefriermacclenny.com8981 SR 228 S.(4663) | Across from WalmartLot models are all on a first come, first serve basis! Open Friday, April 26 until 9 pmWe sell many used singlewides, doublewides, remodeled foreclosures!WE DO IT ALL!FHA, VA, USDA, HOME ONLY, OWNER FINANCING, RENTTOOWN! Wayne Frier of MacclennyFACTORY OUTLET Was $76,900 NOW $ 66,900 Luxury Series Was $64,900 NOW $ 56,880 Was $57,900 NOW $ 49,900 HUGE SAVINGS10 MODELS LEFT $8,000-$10,000 OFF withFREE FURNITURE PACKAGES3 BR, 2 BA Includes Setup, AC, Steps, Skirting3 BR, 2 BA New Type of Home New Technology, 9' Ceilings IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, STATE OF FLORIDA. GENERAL CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 02-2012-CA-000015 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WELLS FARGO FINANCIAL BANK Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS OF WILSON X. BOWLIN, SR.; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF WILSON X. BOWLIN, SR.; MARY L. BOWLIN; and UNKNOWN OCCUPANTS, TENANTS, OWNERS, AND OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES, including, if a named defendant is deceased, the personal representatives, the surviving spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and all other parties claiming by, through, under or against that defendant, and all claimants, persons or parties, natural or corporate, or whose exact legal status is unknown, claiming under any of the above named or described defendants, Defendants. ____________________________________/ NOTICE OF SUIT PROPERTY TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS OF WILSON X. BOWLIN, SR. UNKNOWN OCCUPANTS, TENANTS, OWNERS, AND OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES Residence: Unknown Mailing Address: Unknown YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Baker County, Florida: THE LAND REFERRED TO IN THIS EXHIBIT IS LOCATED IN THE COUNTY OF BAKER AND THE STATE OF FLORIDA IN DEED BOOK 69 AT PAGE 628 AND DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: LOT 3 IN BOOK 6 OF E.R. RHODENS ADDITION TO THE TOWN OF MCCLENNY ACCORDING TO THE PLAT OF SAID ADDITION IN PLAT BOOK 2 PAGE 4 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. has been led against you, UNKNOWN HEIRS OF WILSON X. BOWLIN, SR. and UNKNOWN OCCUPANTS, TENANTS, OWNERS, AND OTHER UNKNOWN PARTIES, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any to it, on the Plaintiffs attorney, whose name and address is ENRICO G. GONZALEZ, P.A., 6255 East Fowler Avenue, Temple Terrace, Florida 33617, and le the original with the clerk of the above-styled Court on or before May 11, 2013, otherwise, a judgment may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or Petition. WITNESS my hand and the seal of said Court on April 11, 2013. Al Fraser Clerk of the Court By:Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Enrico G. Gonzalez, Esquire 6255 East Fowler Avenue Temple Terrace, FL 33617 813-980-6302 fax: 813-980-6802 FL. Bar# 861472 In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation to participate in this Hearing should contact the A.D.A. Coordinator not later than seven (7) days prior to the proceeding at the Florida Relay Service at 1-800-9558770. 4/18-25c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No. 02-2011-CA-0142 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS TRUSTEE FOR CARRINGTON MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2006FRE1 ASSET-BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES Plaintiff Vs. KIM R. WIDEMOND, Defendants ____________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS GIVEN that, in accordance with the Default Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 27, 2013, in the above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash beginning at 11:00am at the Front Door, Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. MacClenny Avenue, MacClenny, FL 32063 on July 9, 2013, the following described property: Lot 17, Block 1, A Subdivision of Block D William Knabb Addition, According To The Plat Recorded In Plat Book 2, Page 41, Of The Public Records Of Baker County, Florida. Property Address: 509 Grissholm Street, Mcclenny, FL 32063 ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. 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, 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 Court Interpreting at Interpreter@circuit8.org WITNESS my hand and the seal of this court on April 5, 2013. Al Fraser Clerk of Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk of Court Udren Law Ofces, P.C. 4651 Sheridan Street, Suite 460 Hollywood, FL 33021 954-378-1757 4/18-25c A, R&R, INC. 10525 DUVAL LANE MACCLENNY FL 32063 The following vehicle will be sold at public auction on May 10, 2013, at 10 AM at A,R&R, INC 10525 Duval Lane Macclenny Fl 32063: 1994 Ford Aerostar Van VIN # FMCA11U9RZB24855 4/25c IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 02-2012-CA-000053 COMMUNITY FIRST CREDIT UNION OF FLORIDA Plaintiff, vs. KIMBERLY A. BAILEY, JEREMY M. BAILEY, COMMUNITY FIRST CREDIT UNION OF FL, AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. ____________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given, pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff entered in this cause on March 27, 2013, in the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Baker County, Florida described as: LOT 31, COPPER CREEK HILLS, UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 37, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 1124 COPPERFIELD CIRCLE, MACCLENNY, FL 32063; including the building, appur tenances, and xtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, on June 6, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. Any persons 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 5th day of April, 2013. Al Fraser Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Alexander J. Marqua (813) 229-0900 x1208 Kass Shuler, P.A. P.O. Box 800 Tampa, FL 33601-0800 4/18-25c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2011 CA 000101 CITIMORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, vs. MELVIN E. BLUE; BETTY BLUE A/K/A BETTY A. BLUE; MICHAEL R. HAGANS A/K/A MICHAEL R. HAGANS, JR.; TAMMY J. HAGANS; UNKNOWN TENANT(S); IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. ____________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 11th day of April, 2013, and entered in Case No. 2011 CA 000101, of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida, wherein CITIMORTGAGE, INC. is the Plaintiff and MELVIN E. BLUE, BETTY BLUE A/K/A BETTY A. BLUE, MICHAEL R. HAGANS A/K/A MICHAEL R. HAGANS, JR., TAMMY J. HAGANS and UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, front door of the Baker County Courthouse, 399 E. MacClenny Ave., MacClenny, FL., 11:00 AM on the 13th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: COMMENCE AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTH LINE OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA AND THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. S-125, AND RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE 90.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 0 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST ALONG SAID WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE 71.00 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 12 SECONDS WEST 105.00 FEET, THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST 108.08 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 12 SECONDS WEST 36.30 FEET, THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST 10.00 FEET, THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 12 SECONDS EAST 36.30 FEET, THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST 91.92 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 12 SECONDS WEST 144.18 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREE 14 MINUTES 17 SECONDS WEST 322.55 FEET TO THE NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. S-130, THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 45 MINUTES 43 SECONDS EAST ALONG SAID NORTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE 209.70 FEET, THENCE NORTHEASTERLY ALONG AN ARC CONCAVE TO THE LEFT HAVING A RADIUS OF 50.0 FEET, 78.54 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Under the American with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to par ticipate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at email@example.com Dated this12th day of April, 2013. AL FRASER Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Choice Legal Group, P.A. 1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 Telephone: (954) 453-0365 Facsimile: (954) 771-6052 Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438 DESIGNATED PRIMARY E-MAIL FOR SERVICE PURSUANT TO FLA. R. JUD. ADMIN 2.516 firstname.lastname@example.org 4/18-25c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 02-2010-CA-000098 WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. LAURA B. WIGGLESWORTH; AMERICAN ENTERPRISE BANK OF FLORIDA; UNKNOWN TENANT(S); IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY, Defendants. ____________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated the 3rd day of April, 2013, and entered in Case No. 02-2010-CA-000098, of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA is the Plaintiff and LAURA B. WIGGLESWORTH, AMERICAN ENTERPRISE BANK OF FLORIDA and UNKNOWN TENANT(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants. The Clerk of this Court shall sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the, front door of the Baker County Courthouse, 399 E. MacClenny Ave., MacClenny, FL., 11:00 AM on the 10th day of June, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: A PART OF LOT 121, OLD NURSERY PLANTATION, ACCORDING TO MAP RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 85 A-J, INCLUSIVE OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICUALRLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS; BEGIN AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 121; THENCE S 00 19 23 E, ON THE EAST LINE THEREOF, A DISTANCE OF 475.27 FEET TO THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID LOT 121; THENCE S 89 40 37 W, ON THE SOUTHLINE THEREOF, A DISTANCE OF 227.45 FEET; THENCE N 00 19 23 W, 483.61 FEET TO THE NORTH LINE OF SAID LOT 121; THENCE S 88 13 24 E, ON SAID NORTH LINE AND ON THE CENTERLINE OF A 30 FOOT WIDE EASEMENT FOR GENERAL ROAD PURPOSES, KNOWN AS PLANTATION ROAD, A DISTANCE OF 227.60 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. Under the American with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to par ticipate in a proceeding, please contact Court Interpreting at email@example.com Dated this 8th day of April, 2013. AL FRASER Clerk Of The Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Choice Legal Group, P.A. 1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120 Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309 Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438 DESIGNATED PRIMARY E-MAIL FOR SERVICE PURSUANT TO FLA. R. JUD. ADMIN 2.516 firstname.lastname@example.org 4/18-25c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No. 2008CA000144 HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE, UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED MAY 1, 2004, FREMONT HOME LOAN TRUST 2004-B, ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-B, PLAINTIFF, VS. GLORIA J. SHEFFIELD, ET AL. DEFENDANT(S). ____________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 9, 2009 in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Baker, Florida, on July 8, 2013, at 11:00am at 339 E. Macclenny Ave., Room 113, Macclenny, FL 32063 for the following described property: LOT 10, BLOCK D-1, SUBDIVISION OF BLOCK D, WILLIAM KNABB ADDITION ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 41, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. The Court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. DATED: April 4, 2013 Al Fraser Clerk of Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk of the Court Gladstone Law Group, P.A. 1499 W. Palmetto Park Road, Suite 300 Boca Raton, FL 33486 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 ADA Coordinator at 352-337-6237 or at email@example.com, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notication if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 4/18-25c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 02-2011-CA-000185 Division No. 130712.0498 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2006-10 Plaintiff, vs. NICHOLAS J. POTURICH, et al. Defendants ____________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated April 11, 2013, and entered in Case No. 02-2011-CA-000185 of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida, wherein THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON F/K/A THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUST EE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES,SERIES 2006-10 is the Plaintiff and Nicholas J. Poturich; Toni Anne Poturich A/K/A Toni Anne Sanderson; Baker County Board Of County Commissioners and Unknown Tenant #1 N/K/A Misty Poturich-Lee, are the Defendants, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Baker Court House 339 E. Macclenny Ave., Macclenny, FL. 32063, at 11:00 a.m. on the 9th day of May, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Order of Final Judgment, to wit: A Part Of Section 31, Township 2 South, Range 22 East, Baker County, Florida More Particularly Described As Follows: Commence At The Ne Corner Of The S 1/2 Of The East 3/4 Of Said Section 31; Thence South 89 Deg 27 Min 10 Sec West, Along The Northerly Line Of Said S 1/2 Of The East 3/4 Of Section 31, 60.30 Feet To An Intersection With The Westerly Right Of Way Line Of Sr No. 23A; Thence South 00 Deg 59 Min 36 Sec East Along Said Westerly Right Of Way Line 907.82 Feet; Thence North 89 Degrees 27 Min 10 Sec West, 536.34 Feet Thence North 00 Deg 31 Min 36 Sec West, 123.89 Feet; Thence North 89 Deg 57 Min 00 Sec West, 417.54 Feet To The Point Of Beginning Of The Parcel Of Land Described; Thence Continue North 89 Deg 57 Min 00 Sec West, 208.77 Feet; Thence South 00 Deg 31 Min 36 Sec East, 208.77 Feet; Thence South 89 Deg 57 Min 00 Sec East, 208.77 Feet; Thence North 00 Deg 31 Min 36 Sec West, 208.77 Feet To The Point Of Beginning. Together With A D30 Foot Easement For Ingress And Egress Described As Follows: Commence At The Ne Corner Of The S 1/2 Of The East 3/4 Of Said Section 31; Thence South 89 Deg 27 Min 10 Sec West Along The Northerly Line Of Said South 1/2 Of The East 3/4 Of Section 31, 60.30 Feet To An Intersection With The Westerly Right Of Way Line Of Sr 23A; Thence South 00 Deg 59 Min 36 Sec East Along Said Westerly Right Of Way Line 877.71 Feet To The Point Of Beginning; Thence Continue South 00 Deg 59 Min36 Sec East 30.01 Feet; Thence North 89 Deg 27 Min 10 Sec West, 536.34 Feet; Thence North 00 Deg 31 Min 36 West, 123.89 Feet; Thence North 89 Deg 57 Min 00 Sec West 626.31 Feet; Thence North 00 Deg 31 Min 36 Sec West, 30.01 Feet; Thence South 89 Deg 57 Min 00 Sec East, 56.49 Feet; Thence South 00 Deg 31 Min 36 Sec East, 124.16 Feet; Thence South 89 Deg 27 Min 10 Sec East, 506.39 Feet To The Point Of Beginning. and commonly known as: 5777 IRVIN STREET, MACCLENNY, FLORIDA 32063 IF YOU ARE A PERSON CLAIMING A RIGHT TO FUNDS REMAINING AFTER THE SALE, YOU MUST FILE A CLAIM WITH THE CLERK OF COURT NO LATER THAN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. IF YOU FAIL TO FILE A CLAIM, YOU WILL NOT BE ENTITLED TO ANY REMAINING FUNDS. AFTER 60 DAYS, ONLY THE OWNER OF RECORD AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MAY CLAIM THE SURPLUS. DATED at Baker County, Florida, this 12th day of April 2013. AL FRASER, Clerk Baker County, Florida By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Michelle Garcia Gilbert, Esq./Florida Bar# 549452 Laura L. Walker, Esq./Florida Bar# 509434 Lisa N. Wysong, Esq./Florida Bar# 521671 Daniel F. Martinez, II, Esq./Florida Bar# 438405 Kalei McElroy Blair, Esq./Florida Bar#44613 GILBERT GARCIA GROUP, P.A. Attorney for Plaintiff(s) 2005 Pan Am Circle, Suite 110 Tampa, FL 33607 (813)443-5087 In accordance with the Americans With Disabilities Act, persons in need of a special accommodation to participate in this proceeding shall, within seven (7) days prior to any proceeding, contact the Administrative Ofce of the Court, Baker County, 339 E. Macclenny Ave., Macclenny, Florida 32063 via Florida Relay Service. 4/18-25c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 02-2013-CA-0081 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. LOTTIE J. CHANCEY, IRA DAN WALL And SARAH A. WALL, his wife, and all Unknown Tenants, et al., Defendants. ____________________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: IRA DAN WALL SARAH A. WALL Last known address: 11724 Dollie Lane Sanderson, Florida 32087 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Veried Mortgage Foreclosure Complaint has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on FRANK E. MALONEY, JR., P.A., Attorney, whose address is 445 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063; (904) 259-3155, within thirty (30) days after the rst publication of the notice and on or before the 9th day of May, 2013, and to le the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on FRANK E. MALONEY, JR., P.A., attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relieve demanded in the Complaint or Petition. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on this 9th day of April, 2013. T.A. AL FRASER CLERK OF COURT By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Frank E. Maloney, Jr., P.A. Attorney for Plaintiff 445 E. Macclenny Ave., Macclenny, FL 32063 4/11-5/2c LEGA L NOTICES IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #: 2011-CA-000196 The Bank of New York Mellon, f/k/a The Bank of New York, as Trustee for the Certicateholders of the CWABS, Inc., Asset-Backed Certicates, Series 2007-13 Plaintiff, vs. David S. Tolleson and Nancy L. Tolleson a/k/a Nancy I. Tolleson Defendant(s). ____________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order dated April 11, 2013, entered in Civil Case No. 2011CA-000196 of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Cir cuit in and for Baker County, Florida, wherein The Bank of New York Mellon, f/k/a The Bank of New York, as Trustee for the Certicateholders of the CWABS, Inc., Asset-Backed Certicates, Series 2007-13, Plaintiff and David S. Tolleson and Nancy L. Tolleson a/k/a Nancy I. Tolleson are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Al Fraser, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE EAST DOOR OF THE BAKER COUNTY COURT HOUSE LOCATED AT 339 EAST MACCLENNY AVENUE, MACCLENNEY, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, BETWEEN 11:00 A.M. on May 29, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: PARCEL 3: A PART OF GOV. LOT 5, SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 20 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE COMMENCE AT THE SW CORNER OF SAID LOT 5, THENCE RUN N 86 E, A DISTANCE OF 645.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE N 86 E, A DISTANCE OF 526.74 FEET TO THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. S 127 (A 100 FT. R/W); THENCE N 03 W ALONG SAID WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 351.0 FEET; THENCE RUN S 86 W, A DISTANCE OF 506.95 FEET; THENCE RUN S 00 E, A DISTANCE OF 351.65 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LESS AND EXCEPT THE FOLLOWING: ALL THAT CERTAIN LAND SITUATE, LYING AND BEING IN BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, VIZ: PARCEL 3B: A PART OF GOVERNMENT LOT 5, SECTION 36, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 20 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID GOVERNMENT LOT 5 AND RUN N 86 E, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE THEREOF, 645.00 FEET TO THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LANDS DESCRIBED IN O/R BOOK 337, PAGE 251 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF SAID COUNTY, THENCE N 0 W, ALONG THE WEST LINE THEREOF, 180.26 FEET FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE CONTINUE N 0 W 171.39 FEET TO THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID O/R BOOK 337, PAGE 251; THENCE N 86 E, ALONG THE NORTH LINE THEREOF, 506.95 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER THEREOF, SAID POINT ALSO BEING ON THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF COUNTY ROAD 127; THENCE S 0 E, ALONG THE WEST LINE THEREOF, 184.52 FEET, THENCE S 89 W, 284.36 FEET, THENCE S 86 W, 232.65 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. 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;201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, Florida 32601 (352) 491-4490 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notication of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Al Fraser CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Baker County, Florida By: Tabitha Wilson DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACH, LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561) 998-6700 (561) 998-6707 4/18-25c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKERCOUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 02-2013-CP-0015 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF: EUGENE HADDEN, Deceased. __________________________________/ NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of EUGENE HADDEN, deceased, whose date of death was March 14, 2013 and whose Social Security Number is xxxxx-6518, is pending in the Circuit Court for Baker, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 339 East Macclenny Ave., Macclenny, FL 30263. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must le their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY FO THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other per sons having claims or demands against decedents estate must le their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. Estate of Eugene Hadden Notice to Creditors Case No.: 02-2013-CP-0015 The date of rst publication of this notice is April 25, 2013. LORETTA WAGNER, Personal Representative HUGH D. 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Dr. Garlon Webb 904-408-9146You do not have to register to search website! www.realestatewithGarlonWebb.com REAL ESTATE G arlon W ebbwith Okays pact on utility extensionA Macclenny motorist driving a vehicle that initially failed to halt when ordered by a county deputy the evening of April 19 was stopped nearby and arrested for having six suspensions on her license and being an habitual offender. Deputy Michael Clark said he responded to a report of a suspicious vehicle at Baker Manor Apartments on South 6th St. about 6 pm and pulled alongside the 1996 Toyota pickup to speak to driver Angelica Nobles, 23. He asked her to pull over for drove away to the parking lot of Wells Fargo across Lowder St. It was there that Deputy Clark learned of the suspensions for failure to appear in court. got behind the wheel because she needed to get food stamps for her children. In other arrests, Frank Levi Pipkins, 33, of Glen St. Mary was in county jail on April 18 when served with a warrant from Monroe County, FL for failure to appear in court on charges of possessing drugs and paraphernalia. Olustee was likewise in custody on April 17 when served with a Columbia County warrant for failure to keep a court date for leaving the scene of an accident and felony driving on a suspended or revoked license. A juvenile male was arrested on April 19 for felony aggravated battery after he admitted slashing a 17-year-old female on the arm with a razor knife. Police were called to the emergency room at Fraser Hospital the pre vious evening after the girl went there seeking treatment. She told Deputy Marc Heath she was attacked by the suspect while walking along CR 127 near Sanderson with a female cousin, age 16, who said they were on the way to choir practice. The victim said her assailant bumped into her purposely and she pushed him away. He then allegedly struck her in the back, and cut her left forearm when she turned around to confront him. The suspect, interviewed by Investigator Mike Hauge the next day after he was located at his grandmothers residence on Clayton Ave., said the victim bumped into him, then struck him to the ground. She then attempted to strike him again and he cut her on the arm. In other incidents involving juveniles, a criminal complaint was BCHS student, age 17 and from Glen St. Mary. The victim told campus deputy Robert Aberly he was struck in the face from behind following an argument with the accused over comments made about a female student as school dismissed the afternoon eye. Hodges. Romona Roberson, 25, and Xavier Ruise, 28, have a history of Deputy Hodges noted a large crowd had gathered at the scene, but no one was willing to sign a witness statement. April 19 in a felony complaint for battery on employees Sabrina Huff, 34, of Starke and Jerika Lovingwood, 25, of Glen St. Mary. The two told Deputy Robert Simpkins they were attacked in a nursing station that afternoon, and that the patient has a history of violent behavior. a complaint the same day, alleging he was struck in the head when he would not give up a seat in a day room. The sheriffs department two Jacksonville men if the four cards used to purchase diesel fuel at State Line Grocery north of Macclenny turn out to be stolen. For the time being, police are suspects, 35, is the same person Lee and an employee as the one who made $223 worth of purchases using two cards on April 19. Mr. Lee that morning phoned police when the clerk recognized the man she described as an Hispanic person who used two other cards to buy $450 worth of fuel on April 5. The owner of one of the cards phoned Mr. Lee from Arizona and said he never authorized its use, nor had he been in northeast Florida. Mr. Lee followed the man south on SR 121 from the state line that morning, and told Deputy Robert Simpkins the suspect made an abrupt turn to enter SR 228, then switched directions to continue on 121. The owner caught up with him again and deputies stopped his 1999 Ford pickup just south of Interstate 10. One of the tanks on the vehicle disguised as a tool box was full of diesel. terviews denied making the purchases at State Line despite the incriminating video, suggesting another vehicle may have been parked beside his large pickup. The second suspect, who came to Macclenny that afternoon to pick him up in a truck similar to one used by a purchaser in the earlier transaction, is similar in description to one shown in an other video. In other fraud cases involving credit cards, Margaret Hodges April 21 that hers was used to make eight purchases totaling $620, mostly at gas station/concations. The purchases were between March 8 and April 17. reported on April 19 his card was used four times in Oklahoma for a total of $545, all on April 15. learned her card was used twice in Sebastian, FL to make $241 in purchases at a gas station/conve nience store. All the victims had cards issued by Vystar Credit Union.Six license suspensions Teen arrested for slashing arm of girl with razorA mini-storage unit in west Macclenny was looted recently of more than $5000 worth of belongings, including a tool chest full of NASCAR collectibles the owner told police is worth $4000. Patricia Mobley of Glen St. Mary told Deputy Jeremiah Johnson she went to her unit late in the afternoon of April 15 than the collection, four window air conditioner units, three tires and clothing with an additional loss value of $1585 were missing. The unit was located at M&S Mini-Storage on W. Railroad, and the tenant was last there the afternoon of April 12. In a case of vandalism and theft, someone removed a three-piece concrete bench and a glass vase from a gravesite at Manntown Cemetery south of Glen between April 15-21. They were the property of Bar bara Knight of Glen and placed at the grave of her husband. COPIESBlack & white/Full colorT O M110 South Fifth St. start planning now to HONOR YOUR SENIOR in this years graduation sectionDiscount Deadline May 3THE BAKER COUNTY PRESSwww.bakercountypress.com 904.259.2400
ursday, April 25, 2013 T B C P Page 9 Page 8 T B C P ursday, April 25, 2013BY STAFF SGT NICHOLAS WILSON 509th Bomb Wing Public Aairs Whiteman Air Force Base His hands are glazed from spatters of grease and oil. His id after working a 12-hour shift maintaining a B-2 Spirit. Airman 1st Class Steven McCray, a Sanderson native and 13th Aircraft Maintenance Unit B-2 crew chief, is one of more than 160 crew chiefs who per form maintenance on the B-2. He is assigned to the maintenance team for the Spirit of Missouri, the long-duration, round-trip training mission to South Korea March 28 as part of the Foal Ea gle training exercise. It is an amazing feeling to be training mission to South Korea, McCray said. It felt good to see it on national television and to read about it in news articles. (Seeing) photos of the plane I helped launch was a once-in-alifetime experience. The news of McCrays B-2 even attracted the attention of family and friends back home in Baker County. Airman McCray, on this particular endeavor, did his job exactly like he does his job every day, said Staff Sgt. Andrew Jones, 13th AMU dedicated crew chief. When we come to work, McCray was simply handling business as usual. pervises McCrays shift. The B-2 is a big part of our Air Force, McCray said. Not having a stealth-capable aircraft could be disastrous. You never know when our country might need the B-2 for a global emer gency, so thats our motivation maintenance possible. McCray said he gets a lot of his motivation from the pride in his aircraft and the knowledge that pilots are safe when they take off on the runway. Not only are the pilots lives in our hands but, like a car enMcCray said. If we cant do our job properly, then the aircraft wont even lift off the ground. Part of making sure B-2s can lift off means performing preto ensure all components are in working order. Were constantly inspecting, McCray said. Even when an aircraft isnt going anywhere, it still gets inspected. Attention to detail is crucial because hours of hard work from various maintenance sections can go down the drain if one crew chief does not do his job correctly, said McCray. If issues arise during inspections, B-2 crew chiefs have more than 1,000 technical orders they can follow for step-by-step guidance on how to troubleshoot and perform each task. We have to do exactly what the TO tells us to do verbatim, McCray said. Theres no cornercutting at all. Stationed at Whiteman for more than two years, McCray has had his fair share of maintenance work on all shifts. Ive been on days, mids and swings and none of them are really bad, McCray said. Its just that they might need you on days one day because the manning a spot. Or they can put you on swings because you are more experienced compared to younger airmen, and they need some type of leadership. McCray said he had some trouble adjusting to working through night shifts because his body was not used to sleeping during the day and staying awake at night. I had to cover my windows with aluminum foil to block out the sunlight, McCray said. In addition to adjusting to different work shifts, the Baker County native also had to adjust to Missouris long, freezing-cold winters. Where Im from, the coldest it ever got was about 60 degrees, McCray said. I saw snow and icy year here. For McCray, maintenance is a lot more than just a job that pays the bills. It is a standard of living. Its part of your lifestyle. You cant just go home and not think about maintenance, McCray said. Even though youre relaxed when you get home, you still have to think about the next days events because you want to be on your A-game every time you come back to work. Whether launching a B-2 or doing routine maintenance, crew chiefs are one large part of the soaring. At the end of the day you need AGE, you need pilots and you need crew chiefs, McCray said. Everybody is a big piece of Read more: http:// www.dvidshub.net/ news/104975/day-life-airman-1st-class-mccray#. UWa5CLWsiSo#ixzz2QA1zgbKL Close to home National Award winning Loving & caring sta Quality rehab center with experienced therapistsI have been at Macclenny Nursing and Rehab for over a month and have received the best care by all the sta I could have ever imagined. They have well exceeded my expectations during my rehab stay. Andy and sta helped me regain my strength so I could return home. Michael Rowe, Sanderson From left, Michael Rowe and Andy Babcock, Physical Therapy Assistant PHOTO COURTESY OF THE CITY OF MACCLENNY Keller student wins citys poster contestKeller I ntermediate student Kyler Holton won the City of Macclennys fair housing poster contest recently with the entry above. Back in February students in Keller I ntermediate Schools before and after school program were given with an informational pamphlet on fair housing produced by the City of Macclenny that explained the origin of the program and its importance. I t also featured a word jumble to learn key words and a poster contest opportunity for the students, asking them to make posters representing the meaning of the program. The city received 11 entries in late March and a committee voted on the entries to determine the winner. Todd Ferreira of VTF Property Management has donated four tickets to an upcoming J acksonville Suns baseball game to Mr. Holton. Mr. Ferreira presented them to the student at the city council meeting April 9. PHOTO COURTESY OF THE AIR FORCE Airman McCray (inset and foreground at front landing gear) and the ominous B2 Spirit. Steven McCrayLocal airman B2 crew chief WE SPECIALIZE IN PROBLEM ROOFS 259-2563 FREE Estimates $25 LUCKY BALLLARGER PAYOUTS!Cash Prizes | Concessions | Doors open at 6:00 pm St. Marys Catholic Church Parish Hall U.S. 90 West, Macclenny 904-424-1207 with questions $ $ WE BUY TIMBER $ $ DIAMOND TIMBER, INC.FOR A QUALITY CUT Camp S.T.Y.L.E. and the Baker County Health Department present:Dare to be Different3-on-3 Basketball TournamentBaker County Health Department480 W. Lowder St., Macclenny (904) 259-6291May 4, 2013at 9:00 am | Grades 6-8 Baker County High School GymnasiumCome out and support the youth of Baker County. Watch the games, enjoy our halftime entertainment and guest speaker Bear Woods player for the Montreal Alouettes!Call 259-6291 ext. 2248 for questions and registration PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON SUV overturns at Lowder and 228Karen S. Barron, 44, of Macclenny was injured the morning of April 23 when the 2001 Chevrolet Blazer she was driving overturned while heading north on CR 228 (5th Street) just south of the Lowder Street intersection about 11:20 am. Wit nesses said the SUV veered o the east side of the roadway and then back over both lanes before ipping and coming to rest its passenger side in the yard of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. She was actually outside of the vehicle. The back of her legs kept her inside, said witness Tom Walters of J acksonvilles Mandarin area at the scene. Ms. Barron was trapped inside the SUV and personnel from the Macclenny re department (above) cut the vehicles roof o to remove her. She was transported to Fraser Hospital by ambulance, but E mergency Medical Services D irector D avid Richardson said her injuries did not appear serious. Florida Highway Patrol spokesman Sgt. D ylan Bryan said charges for the crash were issued at the hospital, but did not name the charges. Police recovered multiple pill bottles from the vehicle. A three-time felon was sen tenced in circuit court April 16 to two and a half years in prison for Joshua Blackburn, 28, of Macclenny was arrested on December 16, 2012 walking near Lowder St. and the CSX tracks in the west city in possession of a he was sighting it along the railroad. Mr. Blackburn has a conviction record that includes battery on police, domestic battery and resisting arrest. Judge Mark W. Moseley have him credit for 122 days in jail since the arrest. In other cases that day, Craig Widemond pleaded no contest to sale and delivery of both marijuana and controlled drugs and was given a year and a week in prison, less credit for 209 days already served. Court records show Mr. Widemond, 24, of Macclenny, sold the drugs of an undercover agent working for sheriffs investigators. The state dropped charges of sale and possession of cocaine with intent to sell as part of the plea agreement. ing terms of probation given to him for grand theft and making a false report, and received a 300day jail sentence less 67 days already served. drug offender probation 18 months after pleading no contest to sale and possession of controlled drugs. Judge Moseley withheld adjudication of guilt and the state dropped a companion charge of possessing drug paraphernalia. probation and substance abuse evaluation for John Combs in return for his no contest plea to tampering with a witness and domestic battery.CIR CUIT C OURTPrison for felon with rie For 12 hours next week, Hardees of Macclenny wil donate 20 percent of its sales made to the United Mitochondria Disease Foundation. Theres one catch: customers must present something to the restaurant referencing the fund raiser, like this notice or the flyer available from Kate Svagdis by calling 2599464, for the restaurant to make the donation. Mrs. Svagdis, who is organizing the effort because her granddaughter has the disease, said Hardees needs something to help track the sales. The fund raiser will last from 7 am to 7 pm on April 30 at 1490 S. 6th St. Show your support by eating an extra helping.Candidates for make-over?Do you know someone in need of a make-over? We will be giving away a make over to be done during the Glitz, Glam and Goodies event May 18. Maybe you know a mother who spends more time taking care of kids than allowing herself some pampering time or some one who gives more of their time to charities and volunteering than their own needs? Forms can be picked up at the Chamber of Commerce or sent via e-mail. Contact Barba ra Blackshear at the Chamber, 259-6433 for more information. Deadline for nominations is May 10. The 2013 Womans Club of Macclenny Annual Prayer Breakfast was held at the clubhouse April 19 with guest speaker Rev. David Thomas, pastor of Christian Fellowship Temple of Macclenny. He gave an uplifting message on the value of faith in local and national government as well as in our personal lives. CFT member Sherrie Davis sang a beautiful song about women as prayer warriors and club member Trilby Crews concluded with a benediction on thankfulness. Among other club guests were GFWC Florida Federation of Womens Clubs State President Pat Zazzarino, 1st Vice President Mary Powell and representatives of the Baker County Commission and constitutional officers. The Prayer Breakfast is an annual event of the Womans Club of Macclenny open to the community. It recognizes the impor tance of our freedoms of religion and speech. The club celebrated its 123rd anniversary on April 24. It was founded 123 years ago on the be lief that women are a powerful force for good in the world. Nationally, Womans Clubs have spearheaded such causes as passage of the 1906 Pure Food and Drug Act and others. Pastor David ThomasRotarians revive Miss Baker Co. pageant May 4thThe Baker County Rotary Club is bringing back the time-honored Miss Baker County Pageant. The pageant will be held on May 4 at the BCMS auditorium, and is open to girls ages 3 20, with five separate age divisions. Prizes will be awarded in each division, with the senior division receiving a $250 scholarship. Contestants will be judged based on evening wear stage appearance for all age divisions. The se nior division will also be judged on interview, GPA and community service. An informational meeting will be held on April 9th at 5:30 in the BCMS auditorium. Applications can be picked up at the front of fice of BCMS or BCHS, at Gibson McDonald Furniture or FSI Mortgage. The Rotary Club would also like to recognize past Miss Baker County title holders at this pageant. If you are a previous Miss Baker County/Miss Macclenny title holder, please call Cyndi Ray at (904) 616-4723 to sign up to participate in this event. All proceeds from this pageant are used to support the Rotary Clubs annual senior scholarship and dictionary project. The 2013 Relay For Life is set for April 26-27 at the middle school track. Relay teams from area clubs, organizations, schools, churches and businesses will walk the track continuously for 17 hours to show their dedication to the fight against cancer. Relay is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society, which funds cancer re search, patient services and education campaigns. This years relay features live entertainment, a kids area and food vendors. The event begins with an opening ceremony Friday night at 6 pm. The luminaria ceremony to remember those who lost their lives to cancer will be at 9 pm. The closing ceremony will take place at 11 am Saturday. The public is welcome to attend and support the cause. For more information, please contact Kristie Fletcher at (904) 7089013 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Check it out... bakercountypress.com start planning now to HONOR YOUR SENIOR in this years graduation sectionDiscount Deadline May 3THE BAKER COUNTY PRESSwww.bakercountypress.com 904.259.2400 DONT Toss It, Sell It. THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Camille BeckmanThis unique restorative cream moisturizes and nourishes through the care ful blending of Glycerine, Vitamin E, Aloe Vera, Wheat Protein, Almond Oil, and Botanical Extracts. Find the best hand cream in the nation exclusively at... Treat yourself...Southern Charm110 South Fifth Street ~ Macclenny ~ 259-4140
ursday, April 25, 2013 T B C P Page 11 Page10A P RIL 25, 2013 Coach Tom Covington dies April 19thTom Coach Covington died in Macclenny, FL on April 19, 2013, his heart filled with memories and love as a son, a dad, a grandfather, a great-grandfather, a teacher and a coach to his players who he called and will always be known as his boys. Tom was born in Murray, KY on November 16, 1926, delivered at home by his father, Dr. E. D. Covington to his mother Katie (Irvan) Cov ington. He was preceded in death by his parents, brothers John Ed, Pat and sister Elizabeth. He is survived by Joanne, his wife of 63 years; daughter Karen (Dyke) Snipes; triplet grandchildren Ashley (Jared) Evelo, Cameron (Jaimie) Snipes, Clegg (Rachel) Snipes and great-granddaughter Mary Margaret; as well as several nieces and nephews. Coach Covington was a member of First United Methodist Church of Macclenny, serving as a volunteer for Samaritan House and attending two church mission trips in the Appalachian Mountains of Red Bird, KY, working on the local school there. He served in the United States Army Air Corps and was appointed Kentucky Colonel by the governor. Nicknamed Flash, he received a four-year football scholarship to Murray State University and graduated with both BS and MS degrees. After 17 years of active coaching (4 years out of state), Tom was assistant principal at Baker County High School and principal of Baker County Middle School and also served under five Baker County School superintendents as administrative assistant, retiring after 37 years of service. He was a member of the Florida High School Activities Association for his entire career in Florida and also of Baker County Retired Education Association where he was treasurer and represented it to the school board and District 5 as health and insurance committee chairman for many years. He continued to represent the retired teachers as a member of the Baker County School Board Insurance Committee on the local and district levels. Mr. Covington was a Macclenny city commissioner from 1981-85; past member of Dawkins Masonic Lodge in Macclenny and a Gator fan and ticket holder for 55 years. He was an avid bass fisherman from an early age and worked as a guide on Kentucky Lake while attending college. He was one of the original founders of the Baker County Bass his childhood days. He attended taxidermy classes at Piedmont College in North Carolina and was a taxidermist for 17 years, mounting largemouth bass and deer for local sportsmen. Over the years, Tom was humbled by the various awards and recognitions received from the Baker County School Board, City of Macclenny and his boys. A celebration of his life was held at 10 am on Tuesday, April 23 at Memorial Stadium in Macclenny off Coach Tom Covington Dr. and interment followed at Woodlawn Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests donations to either First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 93 N. 5th Street, Macclenny, FL 32063 or Baker County Education Foundation Scholarship Fund, 392 S. Blvd. East, Macclenny, FL 32063. V. Todd Ferreria Funeral Services of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements. 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 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 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! 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 Glen St. Mary, Florida1/2 mile South of I-10 on CR 125, right on Nursery Road the historic Budder Mathis House9:00 am Adult Sunday School 10:00 am Sunday Worship/ Holy Communion 7:00 pm Wednesday Study/ Holy Communion Saint Peters in the GlenANGLICAN CHURCH DINKINS NEW CONGREGATIONAL METHODIST CHURCHCR 127 N. of Sanderson Sunday School 10:00 am Sunday Morning Service 11:00 am Sunday Night Service 6:00 pm Wed. Night Service 7:30 pmPastor Allen Crews Assistant Pastor Timothy Alford 523 North Boulevard W. | a few blocks north of Hwy. 90 in Macclenny Tom Covington Woodlawn Kennels Quality Professional Care ....... . . . . . . .................. Have questions about Medicare, health insurance, prescription insurance or long-term care needs? Let aSHINEcounselor be your guide! Serving Health Insurance Needs of EldersFree, unbiased and con dential counseling to help you: Determine Medicare eligibility and enrollment Make Medicare plan choices Understand Medigap (supplemental) policies Review long-term care choices And more A program ofFunded by the Department of Elder A airs CALL1-888-242-4464 Friday, May 3 at 7:00 pmat the corner of 5th St. & Minnesota Ave. formerly St. James Episcopal ChurchAll are welcome! Police arrested a Sanderson man for battery on his long-term girlfriend while they were seated their four children inside. Mingala Pringle, 22, went to the county jail the morning of April 19 and related to Deputy Michael Clark how she was attacked by Derrick Williams, 37, on April 12 after she had driven The deputy noted bruising about the womans arms, chest and neck that appeared consistent with her statement that she had been struck and choked. On April 20, Ms. Pringle called police when she returned to her residence on Hillcrest Dr. south of Macclenny about 10:45 and Mr. Williams was there. Deputy Clark and Cpl. Ben Anderson re sponded and arrested the suspect, who admitted the couples arguments often turned physical and, although they had fought he had not hit her like two men ment of Children and Families because the children witnessed the alleged attack. 49, was charged with striking and scratching her brother Andrew Williamson, 55, at her mothers residence on Glenn Williamson Rd. south of Macclenny the afternoon of April 17. Mr. Williamson told Deputy Chris Walker his sister became angry when he intervened as she threatened their 82-yearold mother Estelle Williamson during an argument over spilled juice. The mother stated that she is frightened of her daughter be cause of her drug use and fears for her life. Deputy Walker noted Mr. Williamson had a torn shirt and arm scratches from the incident. Everett Hicks, 27, for allegedly knocking estranged wife Gina Hicks, 28, to the ground and kicking her during an argument the afternoon of April 16 over an EBT (food stamp) card. Ms. Hicks told Deputy Trey McCullough she and her husband are divorcing but still living at their Wilson Rd. residence south of Macclenny. Mr. Hicks left the address after the incident and was not immediately contacted. lowing a confrontation in their yard off CR 250 in the north county the evening of April 15. Gregory Gainey, 47, told Deputy Jeremiah Combs he was defending himself when he held Gage Gainey, 24, in a headlock and struck him about 9 pm. He his son for leaving his ill father unattended earlier that day, and that the son came at him aggressively. Deputy Jeremiah Johnson interviewed the son at Fraser Hospital where he sought treatment for bruises and scratches. He claimed he was attacked by his father. a complaint for violating a no contact order against Tessa Lombardi, 30, of Macclenny after she was located at her mothers residence on Clay Hole Trail on April 15. The suspects sister Tiffiny York, 31, called police and claimed her sister had been living there in violation of a court order issued following an incident several weeks ago involving the sisters and mother Angelia Lombardi, 57.Funeral for Esther Anderson SaturdayEsther Anderson, 69, of Macclenny died on Tuesday, April 23, 2013. A native of Baker County, she enjoyed painting and fishing. She was a member of the Christian Fellowship Temple in Macclenny and loved witnessing to others about Jesus. She also loved spending time with her family and friends. Ms. Anderson is survived by sons Clarence Griffis of Murphy, NC, Dwayne (Sue) Griffis of Reddick, FL and Jason Griffis of Macclenny; step-daughter Nora Odom of Macclenny; brothers Clyde Anderson, Johnny W. Anderson and Michael Anderson, all of Macclenny; sisters Cleo Osteen of Mayo, FL and Genevieve Lucas of Lake City; five grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. A funeral service will be held at 3 pm on Saturday, April 27 at her church with pastors David Thomas and Timmy Thomas officiating. Interment will follow at Taylor Cemetery. The family will receive friends one hour prior to service at the church. Forbes Funeral Home of Macclenny is in charge of arrangements.Funeral Saturday for Troy Arline, 87Troy Laverne Country Arline, 87, of Olustee died on April 17, 2013 at his residence after an extended illness. He was born to the late Samuel and Luella Arline in Okeechobee, Florida on June 27, 1925. Mr. Arline was a devoted husband, father, brother, grandfather and greatgrandfather. He was very active in the community and will be missed by the Olustee family. Mr. Arline attended the public schools of Baker County and in 1947 he married his sweetheart Dorothy M. Arline. He retired from the United States Government Division of Forestry after 36 years as an entomologist. He was a volunteer fire fighter with the Baker County Fire Department. In addition to his parents, Mr. Arline was predeceased by son Derek Arline, brother Cleophas Arline and granddaughter Dedriya Arline. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Dorothy Arline, daughter Marvis Troy Ann Scriven, son Gregory J. Arline Sr., all of Olustee; sister Clemmytee Daniels of Olustee and brother-in-law Roosevelt (Theresa) Cason of Chicago; sister in-law Helen Telefair of Jacksonville; grandchildren Taffini (Deundrick) Reed, Kaila (Mark) Givens, Johnetta Scriven, Candyce Arline and Gregory Arline, Jr.; greatgrandchildren Carlyssa Ford, Kasyn Givens, Amahni Ford, Lundyn Strachan, Darik Arline, Jamarian Baker and Camron Givens; many other relatives and friends. The funeral service for Mr. Arline will be Saturday, April 27 at 1 pm at Jerusalem Missionary Baptist Church in Olustee. The family will receive friends on Friday, April 26 from 5-7 pm at the church. Cooper Funeral Home of Lake City is in charge of arrangements.Early M. Byrd, 58, dies in April 18thEarly Muriel Byrd Jr., 58, of Macclenny died on April 18, 2013 at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville. He was born in Jacksonville on July 29, 1954 to Helen Byrd and the late Early Muriel Byrd Sr. Muriel has been a lifelong resident of Baker County and served his country proudly in the United States Army during the Vietnam War. He retired from the Baker County Road Departoperator. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, watching WWE wrestling and being outdoors. Muriel was preceded in death by his father and his wife of 36 years, Pauline Barton Byrd. Mr. Byrd is survived by parents Helen (Winston S.) Byrd of Glen St. Mary; brother Mark (Cari) Byrd of Jacksonville; wife Tammy Pitts of Macclenny; daughter Debbie (Lonzie) Lauramore of Macclenny; grandchildren David (Myrna Berlitz) Jones III, Justin (Brittni) Lauramore and Lonna (Chris) Barton; great-grandchildren Sofia Jones, Isabel Jones, Landen Lauramore, Lilly Barton, Jax Lauramore, Jaden Combs and Parker Combs; best friend Jack LaLonee. The funeral service was held on Monday, April 22 at 11 am at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services in Macclenny with Pastor Clifton Barton Jr. officiating. Interment followed at Macedonia Cemetery with military honors.Gil Crowser, Navy and NEFSH retiree Gilbert Gil Lamoine Crowser, 87, of Macclenny died on April 17, 2013 at Acosta-Rua Center for Caring with family by his side. He was born in Winger, Minnesota on May 3, 1925 to the late Oliver R. Crowser and Clara E. Hansen Crowser. Gil graduated from McIntosh High School in 1943 and later obtained a bachelors degree from Hamlin University in St. Paul, MN in 1952 and a masters degree from the University of West Florida in 1971. Mr. Crowser retired in 1971 as United States Navy pilot and Lt. Commander after 27 years of dedicated service. He proudly served his country in World War II, Korean and Vietnam Wars. Gil traveled to many locations while in the Navy. After retirement he settled in Macclenny in 1972 where he was employed at Northeast Florida State Hospital for 13 years. He was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Macclenny, where he was very involved with church activities. He was a 21-year member of the Macclenny Zoning Adjustment Board and active in assisting with Meals On Wheels. Gil was very giving and service oriented. He enjoyed wood working, electronics and making home videos. He was preceded in death by his parents and brother George Crowser. He is survived by his loving wife of 62 years, Barbara Rae Ness Crowser of Macclenny; children Deborah (Bob) Slocum of Macclenny, Kari (Tony) Clayton of Amarillo, TX, Catherine (Franklin) Griffis of Glen St. Mary, and Christopher Crowser of Macclenny; brother Dwayne (Gladys) Crowser of Hendricks, MN; sister-in-law Dora Crowser of Washington; grandchildren Catherine Slocum, Lauren (Jonathan) Gaskins, Mitch (Jessica) Slocum, Traci Clayton, Caitlin Griffis and Kallie Clayton. The funeral service for Mr. Crowser was held on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at 11 am at his church with pastors Tom Pope and Franklin Griffis officiating. Interment will be at Woodlawn Cemetery at a later date. In lieu of flowers please make donations to First United Methodist Church of Macclenny, 93 North 5th Street, Macclenny, FL 32063 or the American Heart Association, 7272 Greenville Ave., Dallas, TX 75231 V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.James Grissett, Chipley nativeJames Harold Jim Grissett, 79, died on March 22, 2012 at Macclenny Nurisng and Rehab after a long battle with diabetes. He was born to Charlie and Jessie Horne Grissett on November 8, 1933 in Chipley, FL and graduated from Chipley High School. He was a U.S. Army veteran and retired from Anchor Glass Corp. in Jacksonville. Mr. Grissett is survived by his wife of 52 years, Odessa Warner Grissett; brother Larry (Pat) Grissett of Chipley; nieces Shawn (Ben) Reichenbach of Middleburg, Deborah (Jesse) Grim of Macclenny; nephew Matthew Grissett of Jackson ville; and other relatives.Service April 24th for Infant HatcherInfant Hadley Rose Hatcher died April 19, 2013 at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville. Hadley was loved by many and will be missed. She was preceded in death by her maternal great-grandfather Samuel Fowler; maternal great-grandparents Rose and Lynn Strait and cousin Theron Branch. Hadley is survived by loving parents Kellen Thomas and Tiffany Bryn Strait Hatcher of Macclenny; maternal grandparents Ann and Mark Riceman of Macclenny; maternal grandfather John Strait of Michigan; paternal grandparents Kimberly and Randy Rafuse of Macclenny and maternal great-grandparent Jackie Fowler, all of Macclenny; paternal great-grandparents Peggy and Gene Baker of Middleburg, Gail and Kenneth Kirkland of Macclenny, George and Carolyn Hatcher of Jacksonville, Stan and Delaine Koscinski of AL, Linda and Randy Rafuse and Kincaid Hiers of Macclenny; numerous aunts and uncles. A graveside service was held on April 24 at 1 pm at Jacksonville National Cemetery with Pastor Eddie Griffis officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Hadleys memory to the March of Dimes, 341 North Maitland Avenue, Suite 115, Maitland, FL 32751. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.Raymond Price, 86, funeral on FridayRaymond Clyde Price, 86, of Sanderson died on April 23, 2013 at Acosta-Rua Care Center in Jacksonville. He was born in Abbeville, South Carolina on July 3, 1926 to the late Robert Ross Price Sr. and Susie Benson Price and was a resident of Baker County since 1986 after moving from Jacksonville. He served in the Marine Corps during World War II and the Korean War. He retired from the CIA after 27 years of dedicated service. Raymond enjoyed hunting, fishing, collecting model trains, gardening and watching television. Mr. Price is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Bernadine Ward Price of Sanderson; children Dianna (Malcom) Stewart and Michael Ray Price, both of Taylor; grandson Christopher Price Stewart of Taylor. The funeral service will be held on Friday, April 26 at 10:30 am at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services chapel in Macclenny. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service.Kelly Shepard, 52, dies in accidentKelly Wayne Shepard, 52, of Glen St. Mary died in a vehicle accident on April 20, 2013. He was born at Eglin Air Force Base on January 15, 1961 to Jimmie Beavers and the late Frank Shepard. Kelly was a resident of Baker County for over 20 years after moving from Texas. He served in the United States Navy for eight years and was employed by Cedar Bay Generating in Jacksonville as a control room operator for 15 years. Mr. Shepard was an active member of the First United Methodist Church of Macclenny and the president of the First United Methodist Church Mens Club. He loved attending church and volunteering for church activities. He enjoyed working, being outdoors, reading and helping others. He was preceded in death by his father and his son Timothy Chasse. Kelly is survived by his loving wife of 17 years, Paula Shepard of Glen St. Mary; his mother Jimmie (Les) Beavers of Henrietta, TX; step-mother Dorothy Shepard of Glen St. Mary; sons Christopher (Kathy) Chasse of Hilliard and Bruce Bennett of Jacksonville; brothers, Russ (Ann) Shepard of Plant City, FL, Donnie (Brenda) Shepard of Burkburnett, TX, Kenneth Beavers of Chillicothe, TX and Steven (Rhonda) Shepard of Springdale, AR; sister Debra (Scott) Everard of Virginia Beach, VA; grandchildren Kristen, Sarah and Marissa Thompson, and Christopher and Joseph Chasse. The memorial service was held on Wednesday, April 24 at 11:00 am at his church with Pastor Tom Pope officiating. In lieu of flowers, please make donations in Kellys name to First United Methodist Church Building Fund, 93 North 5th Street, Macclenny, FL 32036. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services was in charge of arrangements. Gilbert Crowser Kelly Shepard Troy Arline Early Byrd Raymond PriceChurch homecomingThe First United Methodist Church of Baldwin will be host its annual homecoming on April 28. Services begin at 11 am with Dr. Tom Gensel as the guest speaker. A covered dish lunch will be served following worship ser vices. All former members or friends are invited to come visit and share their memories of our 132 years. Child care is available.In loving memory ofMrs. Annie L. MillsSunrise 1912 Sunset 1984 Remembering MommaThere is no sadness nor sor row when a saint of the Lord goes home to be with the Lord (Matthew: 27-52) And the graves were opened; and many bodies of the saints which slept arose. But oh, your presence with us in life is what we miss the most; your advice, your leadership. Oh Momma, the love you had has no comparing any where! We get joy just thinking about you being in the presence of the Lord. We do miss your presence, but all the glory and honor goes to the Lord for the times we had together here on earth. (Matthew: 3-13) To the end he may establish your hearts unblamable in holiness before God, even our father at the coming of Our Lord Jesus Christ with all His saints. WITH MUCH LOVE STILL, JULIUS AND GRACE MILLSCAROLYN AND ERNEST ROBINSONSHARON MAXWELL AND THE REST OF THE FAMILY Sing on FridayThe Road to Calvary Church in Glen St. Mary will host its monthly gospel sing on Friday, April 26 starting at 7:30 pm. Everyone is welcome.Gospel singA gospel sing will be held on April 28 at New Hope Church featuring Southern Joy. The service starts at 11 am. Beat longterm girlfriend COPIESBlack & white/Full colorT O M110 South Fifth St. DONT Trash It, Sell It.Why send that sofa to the dump? 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Ads can be mailed provided they are accompanied by payment and instructions. They should be mailed to: Class i fied Ads, The Baker County Press, P.O. Box 598, Mac clen ny, FL 32063. We can not assume responsibility for ac curacy of ads or notices given over the telephone. Li a bil i ty for errors in all advertising will be limited to the first publication only. If after that time, the ad continues to run without notification of error by the person or agen cy for whom it was pub lish ed, then that party as sumes full payment re spon sibility. The Baker County Press reserves the right to refuse advertising or any oth er mate ri al which in the opinion of the publisher does not meet standards of publication. Yessir the Franklin Mercantile is open for your business. Fridays and Saturdays, 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Railroad crossing in Glen. 259-6040. 3/7tfc Cub Cadet, 46" cut, automatic transmission, 20 HP Kohler engine with 139 hours; has bag and mulch system, extra blades. 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Selina, 904-210-2039 or Jamie, 904-201-0925. 4/18-25p Light tree trimming and tree work. Call 904-309-2681. 4/18-25p Kids Corner Consignment accepting kids clothing, toys, etc., as well as clothing donations. Pick-up available if needed. 904-338-4224. 4/25p We install 6 seamless gutters. Pressure washing. 259-7335. 8/11tfc Alcoholics anonymous meetings Monday and Friday at 8 pm. Call Wanda 904-9947750. 209 Macclenny Ave. 1/3-12/27/13p Landscaping mulch. Thrift Log Homes. 259-2900. 3/7tfc MEDICAL CAREERS begin here Train ONLINE for Allied Health and Medical Management. Job placement assistance. Computer and Financial Aid if qualied. SCHEV authorized. Call 888-203-3179 www.CenturaOnline.com. 4/25p 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. 4/25p DIRECTV Ofcial TV Deal Americas top satellite provider! 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Litter box included. 904-445-8283. 4/25p Free male puppy to good home; white with black spots; 6 months old. 259-7643. 4/25p LOST 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 River Region Human Services, Inc. is a private, non-prot corporation, providing a comprehensive array of substance abuse prevention, intervention, and treatment services. Current positions available in the Baker County area are Co-Occurring Clinical Supervisor, Co-Occurring Childrens Treatment Counselor, Co-Occurring Outpatient Counselor, Case Manager, Peer Specialist, Ofce Manager, LPN. For more information visit www.rrhs.org. If you are interested in a career opportunity, fax resume to 904-899-6380 or email resumes to email@example.com. EOE/DFWP/DCF Level 2 background screening approval. 4/18-25p Qualied HHA/CNAs-Hiring for In Home care. Please call Home Instead Senior Care. 904-215-8520. Drug Free Workplace. 4/25-5/16p Part time church secretary. First United Methodist Church, 93 N. 5th Street, Macclenny. Mail resume or call for application 259-3551. 4/25-5/2c Lady needs lady for light housekeeping duties. 259-3310. 4/25p Drivers: All miles PAID (Loaded & Empty). Home on the weekends! Running ClassA CDL Flatbed. Lease to Own-No Money Down. CALL: 866-823-0323. 4/25p Tire Service Tech-Competitive Pay & Benets! Must have 2 years experienceheavy duty tire maintenance. Apply: 1050 SE 6th St., Lake Butler, FL. 4/25-5/2p Ofce Assistant needed. Candidate must be experienced in accounts receivable and all aspects of an ofce. This is a thermal insulation company. Candidate needs to have some experience in construction business. Looking for a right match for this ofce. Only truly interested apply. 259-8471 (Merit Inc. of Baker County). Ask for Emma Anderson. 4/25p Childrens Elite Preschool is accepting applications for a teachers position. If interested, please call 259-1373. 4/255/2c General maintenance man needed for downtown building. Monthly retainer. Call 904-540-4450. 4/18-25c Experienced painters needed. Must have own tools. Peacock Painting, 2595877. 2/21tfc T PI/SPIB Lumber Graders: We are an EEOC, drug free workplace. We offer Dental &Health Insurance, paid Holidays and Vacation. Apply at Gilman Building Products, CR 218 Maxville, FL or fax resume to 904-289-7736. 4/11-5/2c 2nd Shift Storeroom Clerk. Must have computer knowledge. We are an EECC, drug free workplace. We offer 401k, Health/Dental/Life Insurance, paid Holidays and Vacation. Apply at Gilman Building Products, CR 218 Maxville, FL or fax resume to 904-289-7736. 4/4-25c FIRE CHIEF: The Baker County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualified applications to fill the position of County Fire Chief. The department consists of eight volunteer stations through out the county with approximately 53 Volunteer Fireghters. County Fire responds to all re related calls and selected medical calls as well as any special details as needed. This position will be responsible for planning and directing the activities of the county re department. This position directs departmental operations pertaining to equipment, apparatus and personnel. The Fire Chief is also responsible for preparation and management of the Fire department budget. The ideal candidate will have a minimum of ten (10) years in the re service with at least ve (5) in a supervisory/leadership position. Certication as Florida State Fire Fighter II, Fire Inspector and a minimum certication as a Florida E.M.T., paramedic preferred, will be required. In addition to these requirements the applicant must possess the education and knowledge of essential re ghting skills and management of both personnel and re scene activities. The applicant must also be physically able to perform re related duties as pertain to the job. Expected salary range is $40,000 $45,000 plus benets. Baker County is a participant in the Florida Retirement System and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Successful applicant must establish residency in Baker County within 12 months of employment. A complete county application and resume is required to be considered for the position. For additional information and a complete Job Description contact David Richardson, Emergency Services Director at (904) 259-0229 or email at firstname.lastname@example.org. Application deadline is Friday, April 26, 2013 at 3pm. 4/11-25c LIBRARY CLERK III: The Baker County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualied applications to ll the position of Library Clerk III to assist in operation of library patron services. Must be able to work with a high degree of accuracy in assigned tasks and follow specic oral and written instructions. Knowledge of computer operation, the Internet and experience in customer service required. Part time, 35 hours bi-weekly, schedule varies. $8.50 per hour. For additional information and a complete Job Description contact April Teel, Library Director at (904)2596464. Deadline for applications is Friday, April 26, 2013. Baker County is a drug free workplace, equal opportunity employer. 4/11-25c Driver Two raises in rst year. 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(888) 368-1964. 4/25p 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. Lots for sale, Copper Creek and Gleneld Oaks subdivisions. $32,000 each. Call 904-813-1580. 2/7tfc 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 47 LOTS in Rarity Bay on Tellico Lake, East Tennessee. FORECLOSURE AUCTION. May 11, 10:30 AM. Furrow Auction Co. 1-800-4FURROW. www.furrow.com TN Lic. #62. 4/25p Brand New! Mountain Golf Cottage only $129,900! Sale Saturday, May 4th Incredible 3 bed/2 bath home in foothills of Blue Ridge Mountains at spectacular 18 hole golf course resort. Must see! Call now 866-334-3253 x2772. 4/25p T FOR RENT 3 BR, 2 BA, 2000 SF, 504 Islamorada Drive, South, Macclenny Cypress Pointe. $1000/month plus $1000 deposit. Real Estate with Garlon Webb. 904-408-9146. 4/25p 2 BR, 1 BA cottage, furnished or unfur nished, 10 miles North of Macclenny. Rent by week or month. 912-843-2093. 4/255/2p 2 BR, 1 BA duplex apartment with all appliances, including washer and dryer. $675/month plus $675 deposit. 904-5912790 or 259-3300. 4/25tfc 2 BR, 2 BA mobile home in country. $600/ month plus $500 deposit. 904-923-2191. 4/25-5/16c 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home on 1 acre. $550/ month; 2 BR, 1 BA on 1 acre, $600/ month plus deposits. Maxville/Middleburg. 904-289-7784 or 904-910-5089. 4/25p 2 BR, 1 BA very clean house in Macclen ny. Service animals only. Nice yard, CH/A. $750/month plus $400 deposit. 904-8817977. 4/25p Lots for rent in Macclenny and Cuy ler. Ready for mobile home. 259-6735. 12/13tfc Clean 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home. 8306 Woodlawn Road. $550/month plus $550 deposit. Call 904-813-1580 or 259-2255. 4/4tfc 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 mobile home in Sanderson; on 1 acre corner lot, front/back porch. $750/ month plus $800 deposit. 904-251-4130. 4/25-5/2p Clean 2 BR, 1 BA duplex. 8762 S. Ben Rowe Road. $550/month plus $550 deposit. Available May 1. Call 259-2255 or 904-813-1580. 4/18tfc 3BR, 1 BA brick home in Macclenny city limits. Large fenced yard. $850/month plus $850 deposit. 904-305-9680. 4/18-25p 3 BR, 1 BA brick home with CH/A, large yard, enclosed double garage. $950/month plus deposit. 259-6849. 4/25c 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home in Kozy Korners. CH/A; $535/month, 1st, last and $300 deposit. We supply water, lawn service and trash pick-up. 259-7335. 3/28tfc 3 BR, 2 BA doublewide on acre on 125 S. and Mudlake Road. 1344 SF, shed and new appliances. $750/month plus $1050 deposit. 259-9066. 3/28tfc 2 BR,1 BA mobile home with bonus room, $425/month plus $425 deposit; 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home, $400/month plus $400 de posit. Garbage, water, sewage, lawn care included. First months rent pro-rated. 912-843-8165 or 904-219-2690. 4/4tfc 1 acre mobile home lot in Macclenny. Ready for mobile home. 259-6735. 11/8tfc Smoky Mountain cabin with trout stream; near Cherokee, NC, Pigeon Forge, Dollywood and Gatlinburg, TN. $350/week. 386-752-0013. 4/4-5/30p Buy 1-3bd Homes From $1000/mo! PreForeclosured and Rent2OWN Homes! Bad Credit OK! Only 500 Credit Score Min! To learn more and access local listings call 1-866-955-0621. 4/25p COMMERCIAL FR Professional retail office space for lease. Prime location on Hwy 121 Call 259-9022 for details. 11/3tfc MOBILE HOMES 3 BR, 2 BA doublewide on 2+ acres. 1560 SF. Front/back porches, new vinyl siding and new metal roof. Located in Glen. Owner nancing available. $67,500. 904-614-2383. 4/25p 3BR, 2 BA DW mobile home on a fenced 1 acre lot close to city. With large shed and pond. $89,900. 904-251-5312. 4/18-5/9p Doublewide 3BR, 2 BA. CH/A, new carpet, paint, large screened porch; includes large block garage. Beautiful 1 acre lot, private; close to I-10. Very nice; prefer lease with option to buy. Call for details. 904-6146337. 4/18-25p FOR SALE YARD SALES Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8:30 a.m.?, Garage sale; US 90, approximately mile East of Macclenny Courthouse. (Rain will cancel) Friday, 8:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m., 9721 S. Clinton Avenue, Glen. Home decor, clothes and lots more. Friday and Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., 6765 E. Andrews Street. Private collection of Made in Occupied Japan, Disney collectibles, Nascar and sports collectibles. Reasonably priced. No early birds. Rain cancels. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 519 Islamorada Dr., South. Multi-family; bike, clothes, baby girl carseat, computer monitor, formal dresses, commercial soaps and toilet paper dispensers and much more. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?., 164 N. 6th Street, across from Church of God. Furniture, toys, home decor and lots more. Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m., 11328 Deerwood Circle, off North Boulevard, Macclenny. Lots of miscellaneous items. Everything extremely cheap! Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Turn on Faye Road by Macclenny Elementary, go to end, turn right on Violet Lane, follow signs. Lots of baby boy stuff, crib bedding set, bouncer and clothes, prom dresses and miscellaneous items. 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. KELLER INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL Principals List 3rd Nine WeeksFOURTH GR ADE : Saira Anderson, Peyton Burnsed, Ryeigh Burnsed, Garrett Cain, Benjamin Callahan, Chayse Card, James Collins, Kierra Combs, Emily Conner, Ansley Crews, Delanie Crews, Allyson Crossland, Emily Davis, Marah Davis, Benjamin Dugan, Ella Dunn, Lauren Fiser, Destiny Hardin, David Harrell, Kevin Harris, Caiden Hodges, Katynn Hunt, Brayden Jackson, Chloe Johnson, Dewitt Johnson, IV, Hannah Johnston, River Jordan, Kannyn Knabb, Braeden Knight, Alayna Ledford, Blakely Mallory, Alayna Markley, Larissa McCawley, Kaylea McNeil, Breanna Norton, Launa Parker, Pierce Parker, Makensie Parmeley, Hannah Peterson, Demi Raulerson, Jordan Rhoden, Daniel Robinson, Ryan Romeo, Benjamin Smith, Aliyah Sonzini-DAguiar, Nicholas Taylor, Ira Walker. FIFTH GR ADE : Julia Archambault, Sarah Blackburn, Emmalee Campbell, Maximus Canaday, Jacob Carver, Taylor Cercy, Lexi Clardy, Caleb Combs, Seth Crawford, Payton Crews, Audrey Echols, Jaime Esterling II, Haiden Fish, Maci Fisher, Timothy Griffis, Kalea Higginbotham, Emily Hill, Emilie Hodges, Amanda Johns Shane Jordan, Billy Martin, Bayley McRae, Danel Neri, Samantha Ortiz-Alizieri, Andrea Pelfrey, Tommy Phillips, Landon Prevatt, Maci Rhoden, Kierra Richardson, Phillip Richerson, Blaine Roberts, Ashton Robinson, Jennifer Romano, Albert Shoemaker Jr, Carole Spivey, Erin Stokes, Jace Stokes, Amber Swindell, Ashley Wyland.Honor R oll 3rd Nine WeeksFOURTH GR ADE : Noah Anderson, Alyssa Baker, Hannah Baker, Abigail Barnes, Garrett Baskin, Carley Baxley, Madison Baxter, Alissa Behrens, David Bell, Makayla Bennett, Destiny Bolt, Derek Brown, Justin Brown, Wendy Bryan Austin Bryant, Clark Bryant, Kody Butcher, Tripp Carrington, Tyler Carrington, Justin Carter, Kelton Chambers, Dalton Chancey, Andrea Chapman, Adressa Clark, Steven Clark, Michael Cody, Jeremy Combs, Breanna Cranford, Camron Crawford, Carson Crawford, Caramie Crews, David Crews, Elizabeth Crews, Taylor Crews, Wyatt Crockett, Ross Crummey, Kaitlynn Daniels, Joshua Dialo, Emma Dietz, Luke Do, Bryson Dugger, Domenick Endel, Amia Everett, James Ferguson, Parker Ferry, Brady Finley, Haydn Finley, Jadie Fletcher, Matthew Fraze, Toby Fryer, Kristy Gallagher, Chase Gaskins, Damontae Gibson, Andrae Glover, Jr., Keira Godbold, Kelsey Godwin, Kennady Godwin, Peyton Green, Reagan Griffis, Rylan Griffis, Shaylee Grovo, Josey Hammock, Waylon Hannah, Madisyn Harrell, Jadyn Harris, Trey Harvey, Emma Hauge, Emily Hilliard, Abby Hodges, Jauqlyn Hodges, Megan Horton, Anthony Howell, Johnnie Jacobs, James Jardim, Emily Jewell, Caleb Jones, Logan Kemp, Pierce Kirkland, Daeshawn Larry, Eden Lawson, Cody Lewis, Hilton Long, Kaylee Long, Allie Lowery, Raymond Luke, Tami Mann, Chandler Martin, Mikah McFarlin, Brooklyn McSwain, Alesha Meadows, Mary Merkle, Cason Milton, Zane Mobley, Connor Moore, Darrayan Muldrew, Montana Mullins, Amy Nguyen, Thai-Son Nguyen, Layne Nipper, Destineigh Norman, Matthew North, Jacob Overland, Tyler Owens, Bryn Padgett, Blake Rhoden, Tyler Richardson, Tyler Roberts, Shanna Robinson, Liam Roll, Caleigh Salada, Makenzi Scott, Seth Scott, Caleb Setzer, Timothy Seymour, Joleene Simmons, Luke Slattery, Taylor Slattery, Mikell Smart, Peighton Smith, Conner South, James Speaks, Taylor Suggs, Alyssa Taylor, Markayla Taylor, Dawson Tetstone, Jenna Venturelli, Jasmine Vermillion, William Waters, Kaycie Whitfield, Steven Wilkerson, Jr, Addie Williams, Hala Williams, Harlee Williams, Jacob Wood, Adam Wright, Logan Wright, Noah Wyatt, Ashley Wynne. FIFTH GR ADE : Kyle Ambrose, Dale Anderson, Zachary Auger, Jadea Baez, Caroline Barber, Mason Becerra, Houston Bennett, Emilee Blanton, Kylie Bonds, Marissa Brown, Kaitlin Brunette, Maddison Chessman, Daniel Christ Deanna Christopherson, Davis Cook, Jr, Colby Craig, Kyler Crews, Deshaun Davis, NaDesha Davis, Marcus Doss, Abree Ellis, Dallas Ellis, James Farley, Alexis Fennell, Samantha Fink, Zeriah Folston, Macey Fox, Abbigail French, Sierra Gatto, Mackenzie Gipson, Charity Green, Sara Green, Joel Griffis, Andrew Guajardo, Grayson Gurganious, Nathan Hall, Ryan Hall, Teddy Hammock, Jr, Tyler Hardin, Abigail Harvey, Reagan Hauge, Abigail Henley, Griffin Hodges, Taylor Hodges, Jason Holland, John Holton, Allene Horne, Noah Howell, Gabrielle Howie, David Jackson, Dylan Jager, Hanna Jeffries, Brendan Jewell, Kalista Johnson, Madelyn Johnson, Robert Johnson, Brandon Kazmierczak, Jacob Keller, Carter Kennedy, Cheyenne Kinghorn, James Knabb, IV, Alexis Ledford, Brody Lee, Emily Lee, Dalton Lewis, Sierra McCauley, Allison McConnell, Montana McGinley, Nicholas Melvin, Adam Miller, Dylan Mobley, Emily Mobley, Mikayla Mulkey, Hunter Mulligan, Seth North, Lucy Nowlen, Megan Phelps, Skye Powell, Michaela Prevatt, Abigayle Price, Cassie Pringle, Abigail Ray, Raegan Register, Scott Rewis, Lindsay Rhoden, Kyler Robinson, Sabastian Roddenberry, Sebastian Rosado Mattei, Payton Ruise, Chase Sands, Weston Sands, Abigayle Shoemaker, Christina Slater, Joseph Stafford, Kylee Strickland, Garret Sullivan, MacKenzie Timmons, Isaiah Tisdale, Cassie Turner, Johnny Waldrop, Jr, Hannah Walton, Cheyanna Wheeler, Hannah Wilford, Anna Wilkerson, Nathan Wilson, Bailey Wynn. 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Page15A P RIL 25, 2013 Page14A P RIL 25, 2013 BOB GER ARD | STA FF The Baker High and middle school FFA poultry judging teams spent the weekend of April 12-14 at the University of Florida competing in seven areas including placing hens and reasons, exam, interior and exterior egg grading, ready to cook carcasses, The high school team placed third out of 25 in the state contest teams. Both will be recognized at state convention in June. The high school team consists of Jessie Lambright, Kay la Long, Hunter Burnsed and Brendan Gibson, and the middle school team of BJ Hagan, Robert Schmel, Hunter Groves and competitive contests in FFA is the livestock judging where teams place eight classes of market and breeding animals, two sets of reason, keep cull class, classes and management exam. The high school livestock team placed 14th out of the best thirty from across the state. The high school team included Clayton Lyons, Chase Brannan, Cody Crews, Taylor Matthews and alternate Caban Tarte. Lyons was also selected one of of Florida competition. The program symbolizes the highest competitive recognition for FFA members and their supervised agricultural experience (SAE) program in six different categories. Nearly 200 applicants were considered during the selection process. Each candidate will be inter viewed by a team of FFA, industry and agriculture education representatives to determine the ist, their family and agriculture instructor(s) will be recognized June 13 at the 85th Florida FFA Convention in Orlando. The Board of Directors and sta of the Baker County Chamber of Commerce would like to say a great big THANK YOU to the following businesses for their participation in our 23rd Annual Golf Tournament: Corporate Sponsors Baker County Farm Bureau Burkins Chevrolet Century Ambulance Services Country Federal Credit Union E.I. Dupont de Nemours E.R. Jahna Industries Florida Power & Light Giddens Security Corporation L.D. Bradley Land Surveyors NEFCOM Oldcastle Southern Group Trijon Contracting Walmart DC #6099 Walmart DC #6899 Hole Sponsors Badcock Furniture & More Baker County Medical Services Baker County Press Tim Sweat, Baker County Property Appraiser Baker County Sheris Department CJ and Jessica Thompson First Federal Bank of Florida Florida Gateway College Golf Program Hardees Konnies Klear Pools L.V. Hiers Okefenoke Rural Electric Renees Bail Bonds Sanderson Pipe Wells Insurance Walmart DC# 7835 Rae Donators Autocrafters Jekyll Island Club Hotel Jekyll Island Authority Golf Bent Creek Golf Club Ditty Bag Sponsors American Cancer Society Aarons Autocrafters Baker County Sheris Oce Century Ambulance Services Country Federal Credit Union E.I. Dupont de Nemours George Weeks DDS Hardees Humana Macclenny Nursing & Rehab Oldcastle Southern Group TD Bank Walgreens Drink Sponsor American Enterprise Bank Breakfast Sponsor Oldcastle Southern Group Starbucks Lunch Sponsor Walmart DC# 6099 Volunteers Lori Dugan, First Coast Womens Services Janet Harvin Dana Wood, First Federal Bank of Florida THANK YOU! Whos ready for Kindergarten?Do you have a child who will be enrolling in Kindergarten for the 2013/2014 school year?The Baker County School system will be offering freeKindergarten Readiness WorkshopsLet us help make the transition into kindergarten exciting! The following workshop will be offered:April 19Nurse and Guidance CounselorThe Carrot Seed and planting activity.All workshops will be held 6 7 pm at the Baker County Pre-K/Kindergarten Center and taught by 4 kindergarten teachers. Your child will receive school supplies and four books.Please call 259-0405 to register your child before each workshop.We encourage you to attend all four sessions! ZUMBATHONfor KIDS 2013April 26 7-9:00 pmat Body & Soul Fitness409 West Macclenny Ave (next to Sports Shak) Drinks & snacks provided dance and help kids go to camp! Looking for dedicated9U Travel Ball PlayersFor more information please call Mike Ethridge 904-866-8477Dynasty Baseball Academywww.leaguelineup.com/jaxdynastybba Mr. and Mrs. Giddens40th anniversaryTeresa Tessy (Derek) Davis and Tracey (Tommy) Crews honored their parents Joey and Linda Giddens with a celebration honoring their 40th wedding anniversary on Saturday, April 20, 2013 at Manntownn C.H. Church. The couple married on April 20, 1973 at Dinkins New Congregational Methodist Church in Sanderson. Joey is the son of Heywood and the late Margie Giddens; Linda is the daughter of Pearl and the late Coy Shumate. Their grandchildren are Madyson and Marah Davis and Tucker Crews. The couple will take an Alaskan Cruise later this spring to mark the anniversary.Thri reunionThe annual Thrift family re union will be held on Sunday, May 5 at the home of Felton Thrift in the Georgia Bend, It begins at 1 pm; bring your family and food to celebrate the Thrift heritage. Take SR 121 north to Highway 185 just north of the state line. Turn left on Alfred Thrift Rd. (mile marker 3).Family reunionThe Howard-Johns family reunion will be held on May 4 at the Ag Center on US 90 in west Macclenny. It begins at 1 pm with a dinner. All relatives of the late Ealy Allison Howard and Lossie Moe Johns Howard are invited. Please bring a favorite dish. Band group seeks donors for yard saleThe public and supporters of school bands are asked to donate saleable items for an upcoming yard sale to raise funds for musical instruments. Items may be dropped off at the band rooms at both BCHS and BCMS after school hours in the afternoons. If you have something that needs to be picked up, please call 259-3051 to make arrangements. The Baker County Friends of Instrumental Arts will furnish letters for tax deduction purposes to donors who furnish their names and phone numbers when they drop off items. The yard sale is at Friendship Park in Glen St. Mary on May 18. For more information, telephone Kim Pietrowski at 904334-4499.Academic scholarship winners fetedNine Baker County High School seniors were recognized April 17 for landing scholarships. They include (seated, l-r) Joshua Horn, a four-year Presidential Scholarship to UNF; Sarah Harrell, a $1000 award from New Holland Tractor; Madison Stephens, $5100 per year at Embry Riddle University and $700 from the US Bowling Congress, (back) winners of a Take Stock in Children scholarship worth $5400 at Florida Gateway College include Patrick Berry, Leslie Moorman, Rachel Chambers, Megan Powell, Kamala D yal and Tiany Theophile. Basic ed testingAdult basic education test ing will be administered on April 25 at the school districts Career and Adult Education Building on West Minnesota near Keller Intermediate in Macclenny. Registration is at 8:45 am, followed by testing at 9 am through 1 pm. There is a $20 test fee and registration (exact amount only). For more information, call Becky Satterwhite at 259-0403. Poultry teams place highMA CCLENNY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Principals List 3rd Nine WeeksFIRST GR ADE : Colson Altman, Promise Ash, Megan Barton, Kai Bishop, Kira Bishop, Jessica Blanchard, Madison Blankenship, Tanner Bridges, Justin Broome, Vannah Brown, Brynne Canaday, E.J. Carrasco, Gage Catling, Ava Charboneau, Elle Charboneau, Stone Chauncey, Lindsey Christopher, Jessie Collett, Dakota Conaway-Ellis, Eden Crews, Elodie Davis, Brooklyn Davis, Bryce Destin, Dustin Finch, Kayden Force, Jolee Ford, Peyton Foreman, Kaden Gordon, Aubree Hires, Joy Holmes, Hayden Hunt, Mackenzie Hunter, Hunter Johns, Carly Johnson, Camdyn Jowers, Joseph Keen, Elizabeth Kennedy, Tucker Kennedy, Wyatt Kittrell, Aubrey Kreutz, Peyton Martin, Nathaniel Matthews, Carrigan McCook, Diego McKire, Amber Millard, Maverick Morgan, Savannah Morgan, Dacian Muldrew, Briar Noles, Autumn Nutt, Breanna OBrien, Chapman Padgett, Jordyn Parker, Nichole Pendleton, Sade Peterson, Galia Pittman, Cohen Potts, Jaeveon Reed, Riley Rhoden, Hunter Rhoden, Abbie Rhoden, Jentri Rhoden, Gadge Romo, Taylor Shealey, Kylee Smallwood, Chanel Smith, Kara Starling, Breanna Taylor, Nathen Taylor, Kyleigh Taylor, Trenton Taylor, Natalie Taylor, Kirsten Thomas, Cooper Thompson, Regan Thrush, Gracie Tillman, Jennelle Tyler, Brayden Wallace, Brianna Werba, Kellen Williams, Ava Willoughby Phillip Wilson SEC OND GR ADE : Olivia Barber, Lyndi Barrios, Aiden Benoit, Keirstan Blackshear, Maddison Blackwood, Alyssa Brown, Logan Burnham, Julia Cain, Joshua Carver, Brooke Clevenger, Madison Colbert, Matthew Combs, Jayden Crawford, Krista Crews, Luke Davis, Jackson Dugger, Ricky Ehrie, Gabe Finley, Isaiah Hale, Lonna Hodges, Lauryn Hoffman, Pacey Holtom, Emma Hunt, Emaleigh Jensen, Ashton Johnson, Kaylee Jordan, Gideon Jordan, Erianna Kemp, Kayana Kinney, Lawson Lloyd, Emilee McCabe, Payton McHenry, Jacob Miller, Pearcton Milton, Riley Mobley, Adyson Morgan, Colton Mreen, Emily Myers, Abigail North, Hudson Padgett, Taylor Raiford, Jaila Reed, Mason Rhoden, Jace Rhoden, Collin Romeo, Braxton Romo, Morgan Ruis, Mattisyn Shouse, Caleb Smith, Meagan Smith, Abby Teague, Cody Terrell, Bailey Thomas, Nick Venturelli, Ty Walker, Ryan Webb, Ashley Williams, Kathy Williams, Austin Yale THIRD GR ADE : Dayci Adkins, Conner Altman, Aurora Balas-Williams, Tyler Barwick, Tristan Bennett, Alex Blackburn, Abigail Busbee, Will Canaday, Logan Carter, Addison Coleman, Craig Collins, Abby Courson, Lauren Cox, Karsyn Crews, Mackenzie Crews, Logan Crews, Shailee Curbow, Zandalee Daniels, Dakota Dicks, Ian Doyle, Audrey England, Devin Gill, Cooper Griffis, Tia Hammock, Kelly Harris, Jacob Jensen, Ben Johnson, Jase Knabb, Jewel Kreutz, Sierra Lauramore, Cody Lawson, Kimberly Lepper, Jadyn Manning, David McKire, Tyce Moore, Mackenzie Norrell, Hannah Paxton, Ariana Perich, Alexa Raulerson, Tuff Sands, Albino Simon, Jadyn Starling, Easton Stevens, Cole Taylor, Shelby Turrentine, Ethan Wilford, Kyler Wilkerson, Robert WoodHonor R oll 3rd Nine WeeksFIRST GR ADE : Juan Anderson, Gavin Barton, Donovan Bonds, Jasmin Brown, Michael Collett, Elijah Daniel, Kenyon Dolison, Ava Eddins, Chris Fowler, Vincent Fuller, Taylen Gentry, Macey Harris, Jamarian Henderson, Tara Hicks, Carter Hodges, Zack Hoffman, Kallen Huckeby, Eric Jackson, Lavon Jones, Maleah Jones, Bryce Kazmierczak, Ryleigh Mash, Leigh Anna McDonald, Taylor Morgan, Cameron Newmans, Leeann Norman, Elijah Passmore, Dhruv Patel, Beau Paulson, Leliani Perry, Cole Prevatt, Jazlyn Raulerson, Nykeria Ross, Mikayla Sawyer, Dakota Sirk, Kansas Sirk, Walker Starling, Kaylee Stokes, Limirra Thompson, Hunter Tripp, Presley Turner, Hayden Turnham, Garrett Vickers, Abby Weichman, Erryana Whitfield, Jada Wilcox, Kyla Wilcox, Jaylen Wilcox, Cannon Wimpey. SEC OND GR ADE : Payton Barnes, Loghan Baxter, Abagail Bennett, Andrew Bonds, Colton Brogdon, Conner Broughton, Julian Chambers, Taylor Clevenger, Astraya Clifton, Hailey Colbert, Claire Collins, Rayleigh Combs, Andrew Courson, Makayla Crews, Kyle Danko, Kendra Davis, Timmy Finley, Jahmel Glover, Amelia Gonzalez, Kellen Gray, Trenton Griffis, Jessica Hartzog, Daniel Hefty, Serenity Jackson, Christianna Johnson, Tate Johnson, Joshua Kennedy, Chelsea Kilgore, Brooklyn Larry, Olivia LeGrande, Mason Manning, Trannen McCray, Syndi McDuffie, Savannah Moody, Katelyn Nelson, Trestin Nicely, Hunter Nordstrom, Dakota Padgett, Tyler Parrish, Kailynn Pembelton, Austin Rash, Silas Rhoden, Titus Richardson, Kyndall Robinson, Christopher Rodgers, Ethan Rowe, Landen Scott, Cody Setzer, Meadow Simmons, Hunter Sineath, Austin Smith, Kayleigh Stokes, Jordan Thigpen, Mandy Thomas, Ian Vickers, Kylie Walker, Jara Weeks, Iaryonna Wyche, Austin York, Elly York. THIRD GR ADE : Colin Alligood, James Arnett, Mady-Belle Ash, Molly Barlow, Jonathan Barnes, Skye Bradley, Nadia Burnsed, Trace Canaday, Madisyn Catling, Brady Chauncey, Chloe Clevenger, Travis Cole, Emma Cooper, Kelsey Crews, Hannah Davis, Doc Digsby, Trey Dugger, Dezerae Eaton, Zayne Eddins, Alissa Fretwell, Jacob Gipson, Reagan Gipson, Connor Gipson, Mariyah Graham, Corey Grant, Connor Green, Emily Griffin, Preston Griggs, Alara Hale, Emma Harrell, Briar Harvey, Emily Harvey, Anna Hicks, Ansley Hodges, Cameron Johnson, Brent Jordan, Gracie Karpf, Brooklyn Kennedy, Cassidy Kittrell, Kadence Knoble, Eric Lauramore, Cody Lawson, Madison Leslie, Gabe Lewis, James Lewis, Jordan Long, Amelia Long, Michaela Lyons, Jadyn Manning, Erika Mixon, Wyatt Moore, Isabella Mosley, Barbarlyn Mulligan, Blayne Nielsen, Peyton Olive, Nathan Parish, Hunter Pembelton, Savannah Powell, Parker Prevatt, Dylan Privett, Noah Ray, Samuel Scott, Jahhani Shuler, Albino Simon, Kaleb Sowell, Grayland Stalnaker, Chloe Stephenson, Tiffany Thomas, Kaleb Troestler, Angelina Troshyna, Kayleigh Wasson, Ellie Weber, Marcus Wilcox, Joey Wilkerson, Mackensey Wilkes, Sarah Wilson, Kyle Winnick, Emily Wyrick, Paige Yonn. PHOTOS BY JOEL ADDINGTON 3-way tie at annual Chamber golf eventThe Baker County Chamber of Commerces 6th annual golf tournament, which serves as the chambers major fundraiser, ended with a three-way tie at 9 under par. The tie was broken by comparing scores on holes preselected by the management at Bent Creek Golf Course on J acksonvilles west side. Some 19 teams met at the golf course the morning of April 19 for breakfast and a prayer before hitting the links. This was the 6th tournament that we have done since I ve been at the Chamber and it was the most stress free tournament yet, said chamber director Darryl Register. Usually, he said, hes helping prepare lunch during the tournament, but thanks to a donation from the Walmart D istribution Center that paid for catering from Fat J acks BBQ, he was able to play on the team that eventually won rst place in the event. Also on the winning team were Adam Giddens and Tim Starling. Second place went to C.J Thompson, Paul Hamilton, E dsel Smith and Josh Smith. The prizes included golng packages from Billy Casper Golf, which manages a number of courses in the area. Mr. Register estimated the event raised about $6000, roughly the same amount as in past years. Pictured at right is Bill Wheeler, a retired engineer; and above, golfers take to the course about 9 am. JOEL ADDINGTON N EWS EDITOR email@example.comAbout 240 fans showed up at the Baker cat basketball alumni scrimmage games and take a stroll down memory lane with coaches and former players. The games pitted men and women alums from the 2000s against their predecessors from teams in the 1990s. And despite an injury six minutes into the womens game, organizer Marcel Thomas considered the event a success and one he and other alumni hope to replicate with other sports, perhaps as soon as June with an alumni football game. It was pretty good, he said. Ive been getting a lot of positive feedback. We want to try to do [the basketball scrimmages] every year. Everybody seemed to have a good time. A number of ex-Wildcats who went on to play college basketball were recognized that evening before the games began at 6 pm. They posed for a group photo at center court. Mr. Thomas said the scrimmages were played, in part, to highlight the importance of education by showcasing Wildcat athletes who are now excelling in professional careers both here and outside the county. Former Wildcat shooting guard Alex Mack, for instance, graduated in 1992 after an unde feated regular season. He left the program with a scholarship to play for FCCJ, now Florida State College at Jacksonville, and later for St. Leo University near Tampa. In the 90s, the level of competition was so great, recalled Mr. Mack, an assistant vicepresident at JP Morgan Chase in Jacksonville. There was so much talent going through there, in basketball and football. The competitiveness was phenomenal. There was a ton of support from the community. The stands were jam-packed every single game. During his senior year, the Wildcats were ranked second in the state and went 18-0 be fore losing a title game to Hamilton County at home. It was our year, he said. Everybody pre dicted us to win. and the former shooting guard said he made behind the arc. That was the highlight. After that, I didnt make another one, he said, laughing. I was a little bit off for the rest of the game. The score in the mens game was close throughout. The younger players, including Mr. Thomas, a former point guard, built a in the second half, which really got the crowd pumped, he said. After the injury in the womens game, the 90s team was left with no subs and struggled to keep pace with their more junior opponents, who won the scrimmage by some 20 points. Mr. Thomas described the injury as a freak accident that occurred when the player performed a spin move. She was transported to Fraser Hospital for treatment. They [90s alumni players] were really conservative after that, he said. Retired basketball coach Harold Jefferson, who coached both boys and girls for 20 years was honored during the event along with current coach Charles Ruise, who shepherded We had a lot of people come out to support them, said Mr. Thomas. Another reason for last weekends scrimmages and for other alumni games in the future, is to foster more community involve ment in local sports programs. If we can get more parents active, we can get more kids inspired to do more things, Mr. Thomas said. For Mr. Mack, Saturdays event was like a reunion of sorts. I saw so many people I hadnt seen in a long time, he said. To get that camaraderie back again and catch up, and see whats going on in their lives was great. This shouldve been done years ago. It gave me a chance to play with people my age and it was great for the community to see do good things. Youre able to have the guys coming through the athletic programs come out and see and meet face to face these people theyve heard about through the community. PHOTOS BY JUD JOHNSON Above, Baker High alumni who earned athletic scholarships to attend various colleges posed at center court. Below, Marcel Thomas drives past Steve Kish during the mens alumni game on April 13.Former Cats return the court Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm NO EXCEPTIONS! SHARE YOUR JOY & RECORD YOUR FAMILY HISTORY !Submit births, weddings & 50th+ anniversaries via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or at 104 S. 5th St., Macclenny4 week deadline on all submissions. start planning now to HONOR YOUR SENIOR in this years graduation sectionDiscount Deadline May 3THE BAKER COUNTY PRESSwww.bakercountypress.com 904.259.2400
Page 16 T B C P ursday, April 25, 2013 start planning now to HONOR YOUR SENIOR in this years graduation section THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS www.bakercountypress.com 904.259.2400 Open 7 Days week | 8 am 8 pmCROSSROADS SHOPPING CENTER816 S. 6th St. | Macclenny COUNTRY FEDERALCREDIT UNION www.countryfcu.com Join us for our2013 ANNUAL MEETING OF THE MEMBERSHIP at the Macclenny BranchRefreshments & Door Prizes Does your banker know you by name? BOB GER ARD | SPORTS The BCHS Lady Wildcats softball team hosts Matanzas High School on Wednesday at 7 pm in state championship series. The Lady Cats won the right to host Matanzas with a 12-5 victory over Bishop Kenny in the District Tournament last week at Kenny. The championship is the third title in a row for Coach Franklin The girls got started right with a 13-3 walloping of the Terry Parker Braves on April 16 in their opening round game. The Cats got home runs from Delicia Washington and Genie Taylor to key the win. BCHS went ahead right off the bat when Washington lashed a plate. Jennifer Hodges scored to ning. The Cats added another run in the second when a Washington double brought home Branda Jarvis. The Cats put the game away with a nine-run third inning. Hodges, Ashton Alford, Brooke Roberts, Corley Sweat, Jarvis (2), Taylor, McKenzie Wingard, Brandy Callaway all scored. The fourth with Taylors solo home run. Wingard was on the mound for the Cats, as she was for the district championship game against Bishop Kenny on April 18. The Cats put up six runs in mountable obstacle to the Lady Crusaders in the 12-5 victory. Hodges, Callaway, Holton, Roberts, Taylor and Jarvis scored a solo homer to start the second and Roberts, Sweat and Kasey Blue crossed home plate. Wingard and Ashton Alford to wrap up scoring for BCHS. The Cats are 20-2 this season.BOB GER ARD | SPORTS Mike Boone of Baker County High School won the 2A Region 1 triple jump at The Bolles School this past weekend and will move at Hodges Field at UNF. Boone jumped 45 8.25 to outpace a 47 hop, skip and jump by Ashton Butler of Bolles. Boone has been outstanding in the event all season long and will be joined at the state meet by Rashodd Hadley, who placed third in the shot put and CeCe Jefferson, who was second in the discus. Jefferson uncorked a throw of 159 10 to place second behind Jeremiah Theus of Bolles. Hadley was fourth in the competition. Hadley tossed the shotput 52 from West Florida and Santa Fe High. Kristian Burnham, Tyler Lokey, Valdez Jackson, Nick Kincheloe, Johnny Lamb, Logan Fox, Kaylyn Holmes, Matt Butcher, Joseph McCrae, Wes Combs and Falon Lee also took part in the regionals. The Wildcat volleyball teams car wash fundraiser, originally set for last Saturday but cancelled due to rain, was rescheduled for May 4 from 9 am to noon at the Lowder Street Exxon station. Team coach Heather Sulkowksi said tickets for car wash that were already sold will still be honored.BOB GER ARD | SPORTS The BCHS Wildcat weightlifting team had an excellent showing at the state tournament in Kissimmee this past weekend with a second Dalton Dyal, Darius Green and Dillon Mills placed third in their weight Brandon Harvey, Jacob Stalvey, Blayne Merchant and JR Enlow house in weightlifting.Third straight district crown