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COVERING BAKER COUNTY SIN CE 1929The countys most professional and extensive source for news, classied, display and real estate listings bakercountypress.comVisit our website and vote each week in our online poll.Countys building department director leaving for Lake CitySee page 9BAKER COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD SAND MINING UPDATE Livestock auction winners from the county fairSee page 11 ONLINE POLL RESULTSHow do you rate the 2013 Baker County Fair?41% Bad 39% Worse than 10% Average 2% Better than P ups strut their stu to benet county animal control shelterSee page 12 PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON The United Methodist Church of Macclennys pumpkin patch will open October 9 at 11 am. Cadets with the high schools JROTC program helped unload the pumpkins delivered to the lot across from the church on North 5th Street the afternoon of October 7. The pumpkin patch will be open Wednesdays from 11 am to 5 pm, the other weekdays from 11 am to 7 pm, Saturdays from 10 am to 6 pm and Sundays from 1 pm to 5 pm through October 31. Above, JROTC cadet and high school freshman George Hunter, 16, of Macclenny sets down the pumpkins delivered to him by a string of volunteers unloading them from the back of a semi-trailer about 4:30 pm. JOEL ADDINGTON N EWS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Baker County Commissions denial of a sand mining proposal from Oldcastle Southern Group last summer was appealed to an administrative judge with mediation to begin this month. But more is at stake in the outcome of that case than whether Oldcastle Southern Group will one day mine course sand from the Trail Ridge formation in the southeastern county, or how high the countys legal bills could get as its attorneys defend the commis sions decision. It appears that another mining company, much smaller than Oldcastle, will be closely following the mediation process and any litigation that could result. E.R. Jahna Industries of Lake Wales, FL is family-owned company founded in 1950 and headed by James A. Jahna. It applied for the same spe cial exception to mine in lands zoned agriculture as Oldcastle back in 2011. In fact, both companies began the local approval process in lock step. The first hearings on the proposed mines, both using a hydraulic dredge technique to extract soil material, took place before the countys Land Plan ning Agency in May, 2012. E.R. Jahnas representatives pre area north of US 90 and east of Macclenny, and then Oldcastles proposal followed. The LPA panel recommended the county commission approve both projects, but when they came before the board in June, a motion to deny both ap plications failed 4-1 with Commissioner Mark Hartley mak ing the motion and casting the lone vote in favor. A motion to table both requests and wait for input from regulators and a third-party engineer passed, however. Commissioners deferred both applications once again in August at the mining compa nies request. It was then that the two companies appeared to part ways. Oldcastle Southern Group, the Tampa-based subsidiary of a multi-national construction conglomerate headquartered in Ireland, undertook a public relations campaign to build public support for its effort. Consultants and company officials met with local government and business lead-MIKE ANDERSON PRESS STAFFControversy surrounding the football coaches at Baker County High School continued at a meeting of the school board the evening of October 7 when family members of a well-respected coach raised objections about his abrupt dismissal from the football program a few weeks ago. In a voice cracked with emotion, Elaine McDonald read a two-page, handwritten letter expressing her concerns about how and why her son, Scott McDonald, was removed from the job he had loved and held for a decade as an offensive line coach. She described her sons love and passion for teaching teen athletes the game he played as a student at Baker County High and later at Jacksonville University, where he was an offensive lineman for four years and received a degree in history be fore returning to his alma mater. He was raised here. He wanted to come back here, she said, noting that her son tried to teach not only football skills on and integrity. That was taken away from him three weeks ago when he was stripped of his duties as a football coach after 10 successful years, she said. No, hes not Tom Coving ton, she said, referring to a legendary high school football coach who was as revered locally as Alabamas Paul Bear Bryant. But he has the same love and compassion for the kids. Hes heartbroken, she told the board. Take into consideration what you have done to this man. All he wants to do is coach offensive line for the Wildcats. He doesnt want to be head coach. Without making any spe Coach Ryan Sulkowski and the attempted cover-up of his misuse of a school district credit card, the implication in her statement suggested that the family believes Mr. Sulkowski may have had something to do with her sons removal. Mr. Family protests ring of McDonald Mining mediation underwaythis monthS ee page 4MIKE ANDERSON PRESS STAFF entitled to a $1,426 pay raise at the start of chose to forgo the salary bump until county employees get a raise. County workers have not received a pay raise in about six years, though they did get a $1,000 one-time bonus during that time pe riod, according to the human resources de partment. Board members said it wouldnt be right for them to get a raise if county employees salaries remain frozen. I dont believe we should be getting a raise until our county employees get one, Commissioner Jimmy Anderson said. We should all be in the same boat. justed yearly by the Florida Legislatures Ofbased on a statutory formula keyed primarily to changes in population. Because Baker County has not experi years, the annual raises authorized for county commissioners have also remained relative ly modest. Cumulatively, however, the extra money theyre entitled to receive this year would represent a pay hike of about 5 percent. If they accepted the raise, their salary this year would jump from $29,440 to $30,866, said Human Resources Director Kathy Williams. The issue was raised at the end of a county commission meeting on September 17 when the newest member of the board, James Croft, the state concerning salary increases for county commissioners. I have declined the raise and will not accept it, said Mr. Croft, a minister who was elected in November 2012. Mr. Anderson said he, too, got the same information and also decided to turn it down. PHOTOS BY CA THY RHODEN (BELOW) A ND JUD JOHNSON (R IGHT) Fair ends 9-day runThe fair ended its nine-day run on October 5 with an evening rodeo, ventriloquist Jerry Breeden and other shows at the fairgrounds en tertainment stage. Below are the beauty contest winners (from left) Queen Lacey England and runner up Christian Burnham. The princess contest winners were Victoria Lake Lewis in the young division, Emily Davis in the junior miss division and Addisyn Haddock in the little miss division. Runners up were Kristyn Boston, young, Katie Anderson, junior miss, and Timberlee Hance, little miss. Commissioners: nix to a raiseS ee page 4 S ee page 5
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W hos fault is it?With the federal government in the second week of its shutdown, and the Osceola National Forest closing, we asked our fans on Facebook who de serves the blame. Heres a look at some of the comments we received: Nicholas Delgross: How can they shut down a forest? If I want to walk in the woods,what government can tell me not to do this on public land! We the people own that land so how can they tell me not to go? Nick Mercorella: Obama and the Senate. It appears as if the House will negotiate. Obama does not have the authority to delay the employer mandate without Congress! The House can be talked into either delaying both employer and personal mandates or delaying neither and leave the law as is. Dems want it their way or to take the country down with them. Pepper Scott Sr.: Obama, the Democrats and all the media that is controlled by them. Lynne Bolen: Politicians! Bunch of lazy good for nothings, getting paid to do diddly squat! Janet Lauramore: All of them are to blame! We have a bunch of idiots run ning this country! Dana Crawford-Pulley: John Boehner and the rest of the Republicans are the ones who brought on the shutdown not President Obama. The House refused to agree to a budget until the ACA [Aordable Care Act] was defunded or repealed even though it was passed in 2010, after revisions suggested by both the House and the Senate were proposed and voted on. Then it was upheld last year by the Supreme Court. Carla Rhoden: The Democrats and Obama! They are not willing to nego tiate period! They are trying to make everything as painful on the average American that they can! Lynn Harvey Hand: I dont think you should have posted this. Now every illegal poacher around will be out hunting. Poor Bambi wont be safe now. No rangers protecting the picnic baskets, Yogi lets go. Oh my! Sorry I have to laugh at the craziness around us. 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A few moments ago, I walked out of the ICU waiting room to find some place quiet to compose my thoughts. I hope people dont mind tears running down my face as I write this note to you readers. First an update. As I write this, my beloved daughter Sara Beth is in ICU after an horrific car crash last Tuesday morning. She was touch and go. But God guided the hands of the doctors and nurses and soon she was stabilized and moved to ICU. I wont go through the specifics of her injuries; thats not what this column is about. Suffice it to say that she is currently stable and improving. She is also a miracle. Miracles happen. No matter what the outcome of this awful accident Kelley and I will always believe this. It is a miracle that I was sitting and holding her hand minutes ago. This column is a chance for us to say thank you. Thank you to the BCSO. Maj. Gerald Gonzalez literally picked us up off the side of the road when we were stuck in the miles-long traffic from the wreck and took us all the way to Shands dodging in and out of traffic with sirens blaring and lights flashing. Thanks to Joey Dobson for sending Deputy Rodney Driggers and Rachel Sulkowski who retrieved our cars and brought them to Shands and Pastor Sam Kitching who comforted and prayed with us when we were at our worst. Thanks to Jim McGauley and this newspaper for refusing to print reports until they heard an actual status from me. Thanks to people people all over this great county who prayed for our baby girl. I am convinced those prayers, and the ones that followed all the remaining day and all this week have kept her alive. We believe that and youll never convince us otherwise. Ten pastors came and prayed with us. I cannot begin to tell you what that means to us and her husband Aarons family. We can feel your prayers supporting and buoying us. Churches lifted her up. Sports teams took a knee and prayed. Students at the high school circled the flag and cried and prayed for a teacher they loved. I am told the crowd was so large that people could barely move. The students and teachers have been amazing. The teachers have donated sick days to Sara Beth, brought food and cards and done everything you hope that a family would do to make our life easier and to help lift the burden from our shoulders. The students have been equally wonderful. They made T-shirts with her name on it. They wore royal blue in honor of her. They wrote cards and letters in the hundreds. A huge banner with well-wishes and notes is draped in her room. The Homecoming Court is wear ing blue ribbons and the floats will be bedecked with blue ribbons in honor of Sara Beth. I want the students to know that we have read the cards and letters to her while she is sleeping and that a poem entitled The One Who Cared by one of her students hangs on her bulletin board. What they have written to her is a beautiful testament to her and to them as well. The school has set up a bank account, as have her friends at Players by the Sea, and we thank you for that. People are doing things that we are not even aware of and some we are. That is important and I thank you deeply for it. But it is the tremendous love and support that we have felt hourly that has brought us to tears and back. The thousands of Facebook posts from around the world the grandmother of a French girl Camille, our foreign exchange student a dozen years ago, is lighting prayer candles for Sara Beth in a Paris church are humbling. They come from everywhere. A family with two small children was shop ping when an older girl hugged the little girls and whispered in their ears. What did she say, the mother asked. That we are Mrs. Sara Beths Drama Camp family, the girls an swered. Though I am writing this thank you note, words cannot adequately express how we feel. Kelley and I have done nothing to deserve the overflowing of love that has been shown to our family. But then, I guess that is the nature of family and friendship. When it is needed families pull together for their own. Our family and friends have been there for us. So too has this county and we will never be able to repay that. A couple of days ago, the door of the ICU waiting room opened and in rolled Corey Craig and his family. Corey too was a miracle and he came to share with us how he made it through four months of treatment and to bring us a care package with the things we need for the long haul ahead of us. He didnt have to do that. We learned a lot and appreciated more. A final word about the nurses here at Shands. You hear the phrase angels of mercy and they are consummate professionals who also care about their patients. Several have checked in on us on their days off, and others have come by before going home after their shift to tell us bye and give us last minute updates. It will be a long process and we dont know whats ahead of us. As Kelley says, its a marathon, not a sprint. Thank you doesnt say enough, but its all we have. MY SIDE OFTHE MATTERROBERT GERARD Dear Editor:My wife recently phoned the Baker County Health Department to no longer there. She had not been with the department that long, and several doctors have left there under what some say are questionable circumstances. And the health department isnt saying why when asked. Many people in Baker County depend on the health department and have a right to know what is going on. Im sure Im not the only one asking this question.Michael Rowe SandersonWe should be grateful that no Baker County public schools is named after a Confederate general. Most people are probably aware the quarreling over whether to re-name Forrest High School in Jacksonville has begun anew. Proponents moan that Nathan Bedford Forrest was a mur dering racist and founder of the Klu Klux Klan in the years im mediately following the Civil War. Opponents say leave it be, that General Forrest was a brilliant tactician who condemned the Klan for its violent leanings, and is heralded by historians as one of the best military minds of that dark period in history. With the luxury to merely observe the debate, this thought reoccurs: why is a public school district with the challenges that Duval County has educating tens of thousands of children worried about the name of a high school? Okay, if the school was Charles Manson Elementary or Lee Harvey Oswald Middle School, proponents of name change have a strong case. But a Civil War general? No one has drawn the link between removal of the name and anticipated improvement in student per formance. Nor will they be able to. We shouldnt be surprised the Forrest name debate has reignited; its a given now that political correctness supersedes common sense in public discourse. Concepts, names, philosophies, religious beliefs and even health habits are now squeezed through the wringer of political correctness until they are presentable to a public that often cares little one way or another and generally has better things to do with its time. Is anyone out there calling for students at Forrest and other high schools to immerse themselves in detailed study on Americas bloodiest conflict that lasted from 1861 to 1865? How many of them would be able to recite those years, the names of the presidents North and South, the significance of Gettysburg, the reasons the war was fought, etc.? Heres a clue: if it aint on the FCAT, they probably dont know it. The same debate currently surrounds the Washington Redskins. The politically cor rect crowd grouses that the moniker is offensive to what we used to call Indians but now (at least this year) refer to as Native Americans. Colleges in various parts of the country, mainly in the west and northwest, have changed to nonoffensive team names in recent years, bowing to the same protests. Thats not surprising since college campuses are the meccas of the politically cor rect, staffed by do-gooders with plenty of time of their hands and enabled by administrators frightened of their own shadows. As for the Redskins, one wag observed this week the team name is truly offensive because it contains the word Washington. In light of the circus up there that passes itself off as a government, the remark couldnt have come at a more fitting time. Naming public buildings and schools after people is a questionable practice at any level, unless of course the honorees have paid for the building with private funds. Forrest and other schools in Jacksonville were named for Confederate generals, ostensively as a protest to court-ordered integration, so you can see where this is going. J. Franklyn Keller Intermediate is Baker Countys only school named after a person, but we wont be hearing clamoring by the politically correct crowd. Mr. Keller was the countys first black principal, and its a cinch neither he nor his forbearers were in the Confederate Army. We dodged a bullet there.Glad Mr. Keller wasnt a general Flood of supportis overwhelmingWheres the doctor?
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We dont initiate moving a coach That originates at the school level. Superintendent Sherrie Raulerson said she was reluctant to discuss personnel matters during a public meeting, but told Mrs. McDonald that she could hear the heart of the mother speaking as she read her letter to the board. I understand; I really do, Mrs. Raulerson said, adding, however, that the decision to re move Scott McDonald from the football program was made by Principal Tom Hill and she had to support him as she does all her principals. I respect and admire them and I have to trust theyre making the right decisions, Mrs. Raulerson said. Mrs. Weeks then expressed her admiration for Scott McDonald personally and professionally as a coach and mentor. I have been so impressed with what he has done with our stu dents. He loves students, Mrs. Weeks said. We dont want him to go anywhere. Board member Dwight Crews said Scott McDonald has been a friend of his for many years, but that relationship is immaterial to the present situation. He also noted that he had no idea what transpired that brought this about. In personnel items, our hands are tied, Mr. Crews said. We do not have the authority to hire have that authority. However, the board may review personnel decisions if an members indicated that such an appeal was likely. Board member Artie Bur nett told Mr. McDonalds family members in the audience that he would do the same thing for my son. I do appreciate what Scott has done, Mr. Burnett said. But he said he had to trust the superintendent and school administrators to carry out policy and make decisions based on what they consider to be in the best interest of the district and its students. Next, a man who identified himself only as Scotts uncle, but whose name was later revealed as Mike Yarborough, asked to speak. Knowing his nephew to be a man who instills morals and virtue in students, Mr. Yarborough said, he became concerned when he heard about Coach Sulkowskis misuse of a credit card and subsequent revelations in The Baker County Press about his and three other coaches attempts to cover up the incident. Mr. Yarborough questioned at what point does a crisis of integrity have to get so bad that the school board will seek answers on its own, acknowledging that he did not know if the allegations in The Press article were true. During an exchange with the superintendent, whom he re ferred to as Sister Sherrie and she referred to him as Brother Mike, the moment became a bit contentious after he said he had spoken with the superintendent about the matter. You have not spoken to me, Mrs. Raulerson said. You sent me two e-mails and I said I would be happy to meet with you, but to say that we have spoken is not accurate. She went on to explain that she had fervently prayed and sought Gods will before she decided to punish Coach Sulkowski with a 10-day suspension without pay for his and the three other coaches error in judgment. That is done, she said. That and I still stand by it as the right thing. Im a Christian as well, and I have counseled with the Lord too. I showed mercy and grace with a measure of punishment. As for Scott McDonalds reassignment, Mrs. Raulerson reiter ated that she supported Mr. Hills decision but did not give a reason for the job change. Mr. Hill, reached by telephone at liberty to divulge the reason for relieving Mr. McDonald from his football coaching duties because its a matter involving multiple employees and its something I cant expound on. When asked if it would be safe to assume that the head coach, Ryan Sulkowski, had something to do with the change, Mr. Hill said that would be a reasonable assumption. But he wouldnt afStill, it had nothing to do with wanting to bring someone else in to replace Mr. McDonald as a football coach, Mr. Hill said. Ryan and Joseph Sulkowski (the head coachs brother and offensive coordinator) will handle the offensive line coaching du ties, he said. Meanwhile, Mr. Hill said Mr. McDonald will continue to be the head weightlifting coach and will continue to teach the same boys he once coached on the football He said he agreed with comments made by board members concerning Mr. McDonalds positive role and the impact he has had on students within the athletic department. I believe he loves doing what hes doing, Mr. Hill said. I appreciate Scott McDonald and what he has done. I dont want him to go anywhere else. In other business, the board: council members and improvement plans developed for all schools in the district for 201314. Board members, the superin tendent and school principals exwould continue to improve in the coming year. I cant guarantee that we will become an A school again next year, but were working hard to earn it, said Baker County Middle School principal Sherry Bar rett. She said the school has already made progress toward reducing excessive absenteeism and boosting attendance, thanks in part to ty Judge Joey Williams handling truancy cases. Judge Williams has been known to order truants to give up their cell phones because they were using it at night and not sleeping, said Robin Mobley, associate superintendent of personnel. The number of students with excessive absences dropped from 377 to 172 last year, a 54 percent decrease. the Department of Educations Vocational Rehabilitation Community Based Work Experiences, which provides a work program for eligible high school students in the exceptional student education program. agreement with the Florida Department of State to provide much needed cultural enrichment opportunities for Baker art instruction with a professional artist, activities, art supplies, hisno cost to participants. Participating students will be allowed to display their artworks at local businesses, including Starbucks and at the Baker County Chamber of Commerce. F rom page 1McDonald: family protests ringers, including the Baker County Chamber of Commerce, which supported the mining plans for their potential economic impact. They made presentations to local groups like the Womans Club and others. They bought adver tising and sponsored local events like a cleanup at the Little St. Marys Park. They also struck a deal with the City of Macclenny to accept its treated wastewater stream, thereby reducing the amount of water the company would need from the aquifer. E.R. Jahna, meanwhile, faded into the background. Their representatives, including attorneys and engineering consultants, did not appear publicly. Still, they were in contact with the countys Planning and The departments director, Ed Preston, said he received a number of contacts from the compa ny, which withdrew its applicaand did not resubmit the applica tion. Communication from Jahna since that time has been sporadic and included inquiries about the proposed land development regulations and Oldcastle approval process, Mr. Preston said by email September 30, referencing revisions to the regulations regarding mining that sparked another debate. The revisions have since been tabled and Mr. Preston said there is no time line for when they could be considered again. No schedule has been set, he said. The new attorney [Rich Komando] is reviewing the matter. turn calls to their Lake Wales oftheir plans in Baker County in light of the county commissions vote against Oldcastles applica tion. But, given their interest in the larger companys project and two pending permit applications with state and regional environmental agencies, E.R. Jahna appears to be moving forward with its mining plans. As presented to regulators, the plan includes mining a 960-acre property owned by TerraPointe, LLC, a subsidiary of Rayonier, located northeast of the Walmart Distribution Center and north of the residential area off Allen Acres Road. Residents there were among those opposed to the project, drops in well water levels due to the mines need for the water on which a hydraulic dredge would E.R. Jahna has requested permission from the St. Johns River Water Management District to withdraw 3.9 billion gallons just over a billion gallons during cation from August 2012 shows. An application to the Florida Department of Environmental Protections Bureau of Mining and Minerals Regulation for an additional permit is also pending ary of this year. F rom page 1Mining mediation... County Commissioner Adam Giddens followed suit and said he would notify the human resources department that evening. Commissioners Mark Hartley, current chairman of the board, and Gordon Crews did not comment on the salary issue during the meeting last month. But they both acknowledged prior to a commission meeting on October 1 that they would continue to reject their salary increases as they have done for the past several years until employees get a raise. Mr. Hartley pointed out, however, that employees did, in effect, receive a pay increase because the county was picking up a greater share of the cost for employee health insurance in 2013-14. Though their salaries will stay the same, the savings to them in insurance costs will put extra money in their pockets, he reasoned. Although the state sets salmoney to pay them comes out of the county budget. In past years, if a commissioner wanted to re ject a salary increase he or she had to write a personal check to the county to cover the increased amount. That changed about three years ago when the Florida Legislature passed a law allowing local down, which may be a politically wise thing to do especially in an election year. Former County Commission er Michael Crews was the only member of the board to accept a $373 raise in 2011, bumping his salary from $29,440 to $29,813. At the time, he said he had earned the money and worked hard for my constituents. He said he would not have voted for a salary increase if it had been within his authority, but since the raise came from Tallahassee he didnt see any reason not to accept it. A year later, when he ran for reelection, his constituents turned on him and removed him on the commission many years earlier, was elected to replace him. While other issues were in volved in the 2012 campaign, including the controversial subject of sand mining, his decision to keep that raise may have played a small role in Mr. Crews defeat. Gordon Crews, who is not related to Michael Crews, said he has never considered taking a raise when employees went without a pay hike. I havent given it much thought, he said last week. The check to the county to cover it. Since then, I just tell Kathy (Williams) Im not going to take it. The following are salaries approved for commissioners in other Northeast Florida counties in 2013-14: Alachua, $73,028; Bradford, $30,962; Clay, $68,535; Columbia, $42,725; Duval, $92,757; and Union, $27,227. F rom page 1Commissioners: no to raise USFS shuts down Ocean PondThe road into west Baker Countys popular Ocean Pond recreation area was blocked early this week by the US For est Service, part of a nationwide shutdown of federally managed parks as non-essential for the duration of the budget stalemate between Congress and President Obama. Ocean Pond lies inside the Osceola National Forest and is popular with local anglers at this time of year. The shutdown aects the popular campground on the north side of the lake, and non-recreation operations elsewhere in the 200,000 acre Osceola. Law enforcement and re sup pression crews are still working, according to the forest website.A circuit judge on October 8 dismissed a lawsuit by a Georgia-based landowner against Baker County Property Appraiser Tim Sweat alleging he was un of timber property in tax years 2010 and 2011. The order by Judge Phyllis Rosier less than two Mr. Sweats Tallahassee-based attorney, who serves as general counsel for the association of all of Floridas property appraisers. The judge ruled that plaintiff Olin Wooten had no 60-day deadline in each of the two years in question. Mr. Wooten claimed he never received the green cards sent out to landowners each year that must be returned to receive substantial tax breaks on land used for agriculture purposes. Mr. Sweat contended the cards were mailed initially to owners of record, and the judge pointed out in her ruling that the property during the disputed time was not owned by Mr. Wooten but by either Baker-AW, LLC or an Alabama bank that foreclosed on it. In both cases, however, Mr. Wooten did not pay the disputed property taxes by the deadline, another statutory requirement that Judge Rosier pointed As part of the dismissal order, the judge also ruled she has no jurisdiction over three alleged violations of Mr. Wootens constitutional rights of equal protection, privileges and immunity and conspiracy to deny those rights. They are matters for federal courts. Rosier ruled during the hearing September 26 the under Floridas public records law. The plaintiff sought to examine them to uncover proof of his allegation that the appraiser showed favoritism in granting the tax relief. As a result of the denial, Mr. Wootens property taxes on the 1000-plus acres rose fourfold for those two years. The property currently has ag status. Im thankful its hopefully over and grateful that the judge ruled in our favor. We felt we did what the law told us to do, said Mr. Sweat on October 8, the date the dismissal was granted. Judge Rosiers ruling quoted extensively from sessments in Florida must take the form of the av the 60-day appeal deadline. tempting to circumvent the jurisdictional nonclaim period enumerated [in state statute], wrote the judge. Mr. Wooten did not respond to a request for com ment on Tuesday.Dismisses appraiser suit The longtime owner of a Macclenny meat mar ket was arrested the evening of October 2 for allegedly threatening another man with a knife during an argument over parking on Lauramore Rd. near the county fair. Richard Crews, 69, was jailed for felony aggra vated assault following the incident shortly after 6 pm near his residence. Victim Robert Davis III, 34, of Glen St. Mary said Mr. Crews produced a pocket knife and also threatened to retrieve a shotgun. Mr. Davis told Deputy Randy Davis he was approached by Mr. Crews shortly after he parked his vehicle on property belonging to his wifes grandmother. The accused challenged him and became irate before brandishing the knife after Mr. Davis explained he parked there in previous years. Mr. Davis wife, other relatives and a witness across the road backed his version of events. Mr. Crews admitting retrieving the knife from his pocket because he felt threatened. He denied making the verbal threats. In other recent incidents, Eugenia Godwin, 32, was arrested for domestic battery on longtime boyfriend Timothy Gross, 41, at their residence on North Lowder in Macclenny the evening of October 6. Deputy Michael Clark said he observed a cut and bruising near the boyfriends left eye and was told the couple argued over Mr. Gross leaving the residence earlier with Ms. Godwins brother and a female. October 2 naming Christina Reneau, 34, for strik ing Charly Bain, 24, in the face during an argument Ms. Bain, who told Deputy Thomas Dyal she is retrieving property from a storage unit, and Ms. Re neau became irate before hitting her with a closed The accused denied that, insisting that Ms. Bain at her and she struck her in self-defense after telling them to leave. All are from Macclenny. County deputies filed complaints for battery against patients at Northeast Florida State Hospital for striking fellow patients in four incidents over a two-day period last week. All parties were male and three of the cases occurred on October 4. One of them late that afternoon resulted in a victim requiring sutures to close a head wound re ceived when he was struck repeatedly with the arm of a chair. Someone stole a bank card from the purse of an 83-year-old Macclenny woman while she was shopping at Walmart the afternoon of October 4 and promptly used it to make two purchases worth $1036. The victim called police after she was informed later that day of the fraudulent charges using her Country Federal Credit Union card. She told Deputy Jeremiah Johnson her Social Security card was also taken. She left her purse in a cart the wallet was lying outside the purse as if it had been rifled through. In a second case, a 63-yearstar Credit Union on September 30 when he learned his bank card was used at Sears four days ear lier to charge $158 worth of merchandise. clenny was named in a criminal complaint on October 3 for shoplifting a $10 knife from Extreme Outdoors on US 90 in the core city. A clerk told Deputy Thomas Dyal the suspect was acting suspiciously around 3 pm, and he checked a surveillance video that showed Mr. Pearce taking the knife from a shelf and placing it in a pocket before exiting.
ursday, October 10, 2013 T B C P Page 7 Page 6 T B C P ursday, October 10, 2013NEW RIVER SOLID WASTE Roger RaulersonWELLDRILLINGup to 14 wells 650 deep Licensed & InsuredFamily Owned & Operated259-7531Were proud of our name and we stand behind our work! Meetings are held every Saturday at 7:00 pmMeeting location is the sanctuary of the First United Methodist Church at 93 North Fifth Street in MacclennyCall 904-259-3551 for more information.Help for people who suffer from lifes hurts, habits or hang-ups. Thank You!e members and advisors of the FFA and 4H of Baker County would like to send a HEARTFELT THANKS to all of the businesses and individuals who paid over $93,000 for our market animals at the 2013 Baker County FairBuyers of AnimalsBennetts Feed and Pet Supply John Kennedy Owen and Associates Insurance Burkins Chevrolet L.D. Bradley Land Surveyors Yates Construction Country Federal Credit Union Diamond Timber Baker County Farm Bureau Topical Rx Pharmacy Bennett and Kennedy Cattle Co. Rays Metal Works Hillandale Quality Feed Vystar Credit Union American Enterprise Bank Long Branch Farms Lyons and Lyons CPA Legacy Engineering Publix Supermarkets Callahan Timber North Fl. Livestock Market Sinker Treasures Landwood Development Lankford Farms Osceola Land and Title Co. Glen Cash Store Wal-Mart Distribution Tri John Contracting Ben Fish Memorial BC Industrial Supply Winn-Dixie Supermarkets Bar JJ Ranch Harrington Insurance Tim Prep Nettles Sausage Company Sports Shak Inc. W.W. Gay Mechanical Contractors Artie Burnett Jacksonville Wealth Management R and B Contracting e Ice Man David Bryant Hickman Site Prep Williams and Rowe Contracting Bobcat of Jacksonville Crawford Custom Meats CDM Construction Lyons ShowpigsCash SupportersDupont Inc. Judge Joey Williams Old Castle Southern Group Sheri Joey Dobson Okefenokee Rural Electric Clerk of Court Al Fraser Farm Credit Of Florida Property Appraiser Tim Sweat Wainright Custom Meats Tax Collector Gene Harvey First Federal Bank Supv. of Elections Nita Crawford Pit Stop Portable Restrooms Bed, Bath and Barks Pet Services Geiger Crane Service Crawford Custom Meats FSI Mortgage Premium Shows Midway e Baker County Press Baker County Medical Services Ferreira Funeral Services Macclenny Motor Parts Southern Fuel/ Pit Stop of Glen M& M Dairy Superintendent of Schools Sherrie RaulersonWe would like to thank the above businesses and others for helping us to raise over $1 million by purchasing our Youth Livestock Projects over the past 12 years. Northeast Florida Telephone Companys Statement of Rates for Basic Telephone ServiceNortheast Florida Telephone Company is a quality telecommunications company that provides Basic and Enhanced services at reasonable rates within its service territory. Pursuant to regulatory requirements Northeast Florida Telephone Company offers its customers the following supported services: Voice grade access to the public switched network or its functional equivalent; Local usage; Access to emergency services such as 911; Toll limitation for qualifying low-income customers. Residential Business Individual Touch-Calling Access Line Base Rate Area $ 14.00 1-Party $ 24.40 Trunk $ 36.00 FCC Subscriber Line Charge $ 6.50 Single Line $ 6.50 Multi-Line $ 9.20 Access Recovery Charge (ARC) $ 1.00 Single Line $ 1.00 Multi-Line $ 2.00 Lifeline ServiceLifeline service is a government assistance program that provides discounts on monthly telephone service for eligible low-income consumers. Lifeline is supported by the Federal Universal Service Fund (USF). Only one any individual or group of individuals who live together at the same address and share income and expenses. household limitation constitutes a violation of the Lifeline rules and will result in the subscribers de-enrollment de-enrollment or being barred from the program. Poverty Guidelines or participate in one of the following assistance programs: Medicaid Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) (formerly listed as Food Stamps) Supplemental Security Income (SSI) Federal Public Housing Assistance (Section 8) Low-Income Heat and Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) National School Lunch Program (free lunch program only) Temporary Cash Assistance (TCA) Additional eligibility criteria may apply to residents of federally recognized tribal lands. Lifeline and agree to re-certify their continued eligibility on an annual basis. A Macclenny woman reported to police that her vehicle was damaged while parked in a lot near the Baker County Fair the evening of October 4. Shannon Johnson said she noticed on October 6 that an obscenity was scratched into the paint surface on the pas senger door of her 2003 Lexus. The victim also mentioned to Deputy Michael Clark that other parked vehicles were damaged that night, but the sheriffs department confirmed early this week no additional reports were logged. In another case of damage to a vehicle, Evangeline Frazer said on October 2 that her 2008 Mazda sustained $500 damage to a rear hatch door, possibly from a bullet or pellet, while parked outside her residence on Grant St. southwest of Macclenny. Ms. Frazer reported the dam age the following day and stated to Deputy John Minkel she and her boyfriend heard what sounded like a gunshot the previous evening, and a projectile struck her residence after it hit the ve hicle. of a possible suspect. called police when she learned a rage of her residence on Huckle berry Trail was apparently stolen. Tishica Carlton told Deputy to a 13-year-old neighbor and was last seen on September 28, six days before it was missing from a shelf. A Macclenny motorcyclist stopped by a county deputy for speeding on US 90 downtown the evening of October 5 was driving on a license with 16 prior suspensions. Gregory Johnson, 41, also did not have a license endorsement for motorcycles. Deputy Daryl Mobley said he both heard and saw the 2003 Suzuki driven by Mr. Johnson accelerate to a high rate of speed in the 30 mph zone just before 8 pm. He was booked at county jail for a felony license violation and caresimilar offenses. uty Robert Simpkins in the late morning of October 5 on Smokey Rd. and was aware he did not have a valid license. Reid Stafford and the vehicle was located partially hidden in brush off residence occupied by his estranged wife Amy, 29, who had an active protective order against him. the court order. Olustee for driving with three suspensions. vard while at the wheel of a 2006 Nissan about 10:20 pm. Jacksonville lacked a valid license when he drove off in a 2012 Chevrolet from Macs Liquors in Macclenny about 2:20 the morning of October 2. Mr. Gaineys license had been suspended four times, and he was also charged with a seat belt violation. on October 2 initially believing it was stolen, and arrested driver Robert Dean, 28, of Sanderson for having two license suspensions. The driver was also ticketed for having the wrong license plate on the vehicle. A Macclenny man observed driving erratically in the west city the evening of October 1 was charged Patrick Stoutamire, 44, was at the wheel of a 2000 Ford SUV that made a wide turn leaving a residence on 9th St. about 9:30, then headed east in the westbound lane of South Boulevard before stopping on a sidewalk, according to Deputy Daryl Mobley. and refused after a mandatory waiting period to submit to a breath test, which triggers an automatic DUI charge. He was also ticketed for failure to have his drivers license, no proof of insurance or current registration and driving without a seat belt. In other recent arrests, Debbie Donovan, 25, of Sanderson was charged with resisting without violence for unruly behavior at the scene of her boyfriends arrest at an east Macclenny garage the afternoon of October 4. Deputy Trey McCullough said he went to Williams Auto Repair on US 90 about 2:45 seeking Timothy Williams Jr., 26, who was wanted on a warrant for resisting arrest and violation of probation. mother, Laura Williams, both insisted that Mr. Williams was not there. Moments later, the suspect was arrested leaving a travel trailer on the property where he was staying. Deputy McCullough said Ms. Donovan cursed and refused to calm herself while Mr. Williams was being taken into custody, and she also was taken to jail. sonville woman was charged with resisting and trespassing on the grounds at Northeast Florida State Hospital the afternoon of October 1. Deputy Robert Simpkins was called to the hospital on SR 121 South by security when Guidadem Tekam, 46, caused a disturbance and refused to leave. As before, she claims her daughter has been held at the state hospital eight years against her will. and said Ms. Tekam promptly violated it by returning to the grounds. thia Pearce, 49, of Macclenny was arrested after Deputy Koty Crews arrived at a residence on Glenn Williamson Rd. the afternoon of October 6 and into custody in a bond surrender at county jail the morning of October 4. She has a felony count pending for fraudulent credit card use. County deputies made three arrests the past week for misde meanor marijuana possession Deputy Daryl Mobley said he stopped a 1996 Honda driven by James Ruise, 42, of Sanderson the evening of October 4 after observing it southbound on MLK Dr. in Macclenny in the middle of the road. the odor of marijuana coming from the vehicles interior, and Mr. Ruise produced a small baggie of pot from a front seat console. A computer check revealed that passenger Frederick Williams, 46, of Glen St. Mary was wanted in Union County for failure to appear in court for driving on a suspended license. He was also taken to county jail. Mr. Ruise was ticketed for driving on an expired learners permit. erson was arrested for the drug offense and reckless driving after Deputy Koty Crews saw his 1996 Toyota swerving and sev eral times cross the center line of on October 6. The officer found the marijuana in a cigarette pack concealed in Mr. Congers jeans. He was also ticketed for having the wrong license plate on the vehicle, an offense for which he had earlier been cited. Deputy Crews noted the sus pect was not jailed due to a medical condition and criminal comarrested Kevin Combs Jr., 20, of Sanderson for having a small amount of marijuana stashed in the glove box of his 1996 Toyota. bound vehicle on CR 127 near Rex Fish Rd. the afternoon of October 6 because Mr. Combs was not wearing a seat belt. Police arrested a west Glen St. Mary couple late on October 3 af ter they were seen running from a former motorcycle shop at US 90 and CR 139B. Deputy Clements Leo said he was on routine patrol about 10:20 pm when he spotted Emily Barton, 20, and Michael Waters Jr., 25, exit Hawg Riders through north on foot into a wooded area and Ms. Waters was caught by Cpl. Randy Davis shortly after. Several deputies fanned out in the neighborhood and the coun tys K-9 Blitz was unable to pick up a scent. Sgt. Shawn Bishara received information that Mr. Waters was attempting to enter his residence on 139-B through a window. Deputy Leo went to the resi dence and observed Mr. Waters at the window and again in the rear of residence when he at was taken into custody after running back inside. Ms. Barton, who earlier was released to her boyfriends par ents facing a criminal complaint for trespass, then returned to the address and refused to calm herself while Mr. Waters was taken into custody. Both were booked at county jail for trespass and resisting police without violence. Shop owner Dennis Schmitz said nothing appeared to be missing. In an unrelated arrest, Kristopher Legg, 21, of Macclenny was charged with criminal mischief for spray painting a picnic shelter at the citys park off 8th St. Deputy Koty Crews said he was on routine patrol at midafternoon on October 4 when he received a tip that a group of people were on park grounds and appeared to be vandalizing property. He arrested Mr. Legg, who for criminal mischief. He also confiscated three spent spray paint cans that matched colors on the defaced property. Deputy Crews described the markings as gang related with symbols and names. Four others with Mr. Legg at the time were not charged. white man and woman are believed responsible for the theft of $180 cash from a drink machine on the second tier of the Travel Lodge motel in south Macclenny the evening of September 29. Owner Jayesh Patel told Deputy Michael Clark a surveillance video caught the two in the area of the machine about 9 pm, and they drove off in what appeared to be a dark Pontiac.DUI arrest in south cityDriver swerving; stops on sidewalk Obscenity keyed into vehicle atfairgrounds PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON Heart doctors join Dr. Tecsons oceFirst Coast Cardiovascular Institute hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony at Dr. Angelito Tecsons Macclenny oce on South 6th Street the afternoon of October 3. Doctors from the Jacksonville-based practice began seeing patients every other Thursday in June and are now doing so once weekly. First Coast Cardiovascular Institute delivers full cardiovascular diagnostic services at the location. The practice also has oces in Clay, St. Johns and Putnam counties. Heart disease is the leading killer in Baker County, a statistic that helped draw First Coast Cardiovascular Institute to the area. We felt we needed to be here. Were very focused on prevention [of heart disease], said the practices co-founder and president Dr. Yazan Khatib. The practice began in 2002 with two doctors and now boasts 15 doctors and six nurse practitioners. Pictured from the ceremony (from left) are Gabrielle Lynch, outreach coordinator, Dr. Vaqar Ali, Dr. Tecson, Dr. Khatib, Ashraf Shaikh, Dr. Tecsons wife Ellen and Tammy Nichols. MIKE ANDERSON PRESS STAFF Business has been so good at that the three counties that own it Baker, Bradford and Union will get an even bigger dividend check in 2013-14 than in previous years. An extra $100,000 for each county was approved by the New River Solid Waste Associations board of governors during a special meeting on October 3. The windfall, which will be added to tight budgets that went into effect two days earlier, will be included paid to the counties. The board had previously voted to allocate $790,000 in host fees this year, with Union County getting the lions share $330,000 because the landfill is located there. Baker and Bradford were awarded $230,000 each. The original fees were included in a new $7,012,120 budget approved in June, including revenues totaling $5.2 million in tipping fees from the largest refuse-producing customer, Alachua County. At that time, Executive Director Darrell ONeal said New cially. Union County Commissioner Wayne Smith, who serves on the New River board, pushed for an additional $100,000 at the June meeting but was urged to wait until after a new contract was ne gotiated with Alachua County. He finally won during last weeks meeting after four othcould afford the extra measure of generosity. The counties have been paid a total of $8,694,474 in dividends since the payouts began in 1999, with $3.8 million going to Union and $2.4 million each to Baker and Bradford. The extra $300,000 this year will come from a $4.9 million fund set aside for future cell construction. The main reason for the special board meeting last week was to interview three applicants for the position of New River legal counsel. However, two failed to appear for the meeting due to an emergency and a scheduling consell E. Wade, got the job. Most board members said that Mr. Wade, who presently serves as the Union County attorney, was their preferred choice anyway. Mr. Smith, who routinely sees Mr. Wade at Union County Commission meetings, noted that his application proposed a $200 hourly fee and asked if he would consider less. Can you shave that a little bit? Mr. Smith asked. Whats a little bit? Mr. Wade responded. $180? Mr. Smith suggested. Sold! Mr. Wade replied, and the board suddenly had a new attorney. Afterward, the board received with Landfill Energy Systems Inc., which could be worth millions of dollars in revenue to New River over the next 15 years or so. Officials said they have rements that they requested from the company, but are still awaiting further information that they say is needed to fully evaluate the feasibility of the proposal before moving forward. The ball is in LESs court, said Joel Woolsey, New Rivers consulting engineer. They have deviated from their original proposal. Instead of paying New River nearly $2.4 million over 15 years based on a set price to be paid on the company now wants a 20year contract with New River as the venture. to enter into such a deal because of concerns that they would not be able to sufficiently monitor al data related to projected costs must be obtained, but so far the information has not been provided. The original proposal called for LES to build a $5 million plant at New River, similar to a plant the company operates at electricity for sale to the Jacksonville Electric Authority, crossing over lines owned by Clay Electric Cooperative and Florida Power & Light Co. predicted a workable deal with LES would be forthcoming in the near future. Its frustrating for us and them, said Perry Kent, New Rivers assistant director. Were close. Were just not there yet. I think were going to get it hammered out. Before he expressed his optimistic outlook, though, Mr. Kent described the information LES had provided thus far as smoke and mirrors. I think theyre just slowing it (the project) down trying to make us take what they want to give us, he said. Board members said they dont intend to rush into anything until every aspect of the proposed agreement has been thoroughly examined. Darrell ONeal, executive director, told the board that LES has recently entered into a similar agreement with Sarasota County, agreeing to pay 8 percent on the gross revenue, which he said is a much better deal than what theyre offering us. The regular monthly meeting scheduled for October 10 was cancelled. However, board members said they would be willing to meet again in a special session if a proposed contract with LES should materialize before the next monthly meeting on November 13.Board ups dividends e ball is in LESs court. ey have deviated from their original proposal. Joel WoosleyNew Rivers consulting engineer JUNK JOE ~ #1 BUYER in surrounding areaWe buy vehicles with liens 3 years up to dateIn-State | Out-Of-State Also buying scrap metals386-867-1396 Free Pick-Up CA$H TOP DOLLAR Pot arrests aer trac stops Contact the Baker County Family YMCA for more in formation or to register for these upcoming programs!BasketballRegistration begins Oct. 14Financial assistance availableNext is Spring Soccer!Weight Loss Support & Mgmt. Group meets at the Baker County Health Dept. the 4th Monday of the month at 5:30 pm. Free to everyone! www.FirstCoastYMCA.org 259.089898 W. Lowder St., MacclennyMembership not required to participate Upcoming events at the Baker County Family YMCA Sharpen your pencils and dust off your keyboards because The Baker County Press is sponsoring three holiday-themed writing contests this fall with $150 in prize money $50 for each contest up for grabs. Well be publishing in the newspaper the top two or three entries in each age division and first place entries will receive the $50 prize. The age divisions will be as follows: 13 and under, 14-18 and 19 and over. Details on three respective contests: Halloween poetry contest: Halloween-themed poems consisting of no more than 1000 words must be received by October 20 and include the authors name, age and contact phone number. We hope to record on video the winning author reading aloud his/her entry for posting to our website as well. Thanksgiving essay contest: Essays of no more than 1000 words answering the question, What are you thankful for this year? must be received by November 15 and include the authors name, age and contact phone number. Christmas short story contest: Christmas-themed short stories of no more than 2000 words must be received by December 13 and include the authors name, age and contact phone number. All entries will be judged by the newspapers staff for creativity, completeness and entertain ment value as well as grammar, spelling, punctuation and the like. Entries may be emailed to reporter@bakercountypress. com, by mail to P.O. Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063, or hand delivered to our office at 104 S. 5th St. Mon-Friday 9 am 5 pm.$150 in prizes oered in holiday writing contestsCandy donationsDonations of candy for the annual hosting of trick or treaters at Wells Nursing Home can be dropped off at the activities office between now and October 31, the date of the event. Parents are urged to bring their ghosts and goblins to the nursing home that evening. For more information, call Linda at 259-6168.One day only sign-up for toysThe Macclenny Fire Department has reserved Saturday, November 9 as the sole day on which applications for this years Christmas 4 Kids will be accepted. Sign up at the fire station next to the Baker County Health Department between 8 am-4 pm. Bring a valid ID with a current address, a copy of the childs current report card or, if the child is not of school age, a copy of his or her birth certificate. Parents and guardians who received toys in 2011 or 2012 are not eligible to get them this year. www.bakercountypress.com COPIESBlack & white/Full colorT O M110 South Fifth St. Check it out...bakercountypress.com Subscribe to our E editionwww.bakercountypress.com
ursday, October 10, 2013 T B C P Page 9 Page 8 T B C P ursday, October 10, 2013 MIKE ANDERSON PRESS STAFF A recent agreement calling for Baker County to provide build ing inspections and construction plan reviews in Union County for $20,000 a year has been delayed due to the resignation of the man who has run the building department for more than a decade. Bob Hathcox, chief building ministrator in Baker County for 14 years, received a plaque commemorating dedicated service during a county commission meeting on October 1. His last day on the job will be Friday, October 11, after which he will begin a new job in a similar position in Lake City, except he said hell be inspecting quite a bit more commercial construction there than he has been in Baker County. Thats one of the many hats theyll have me wearing, Mr. Hathcox said on October 7. Ill be handling zoning, code enforcement, inspections basically the same things Im doing here. Theyre doing some consolidating and innovative things in that (Lake City) department. About eight years after he retired from the Marine Corps in 1991, Mr. Hathcox became Baker cial. I am the (countys) first licensed and certified building code administrator with a stan means I passed all the tests to get a standard license. I can go anywhere in the state of Florida and do this job. Mr. Hathcox submitted his resignation shortly after county commissioners approved a recommendation by County Manager C.J. Thompson on September 17 to share building department resources with Union County, which requested the assistance. County commissioners said they saw it as an opportunity to help a neighboring county and add $20,000 to a tight budget in the process. Under the terms of the oneyear agreement, the building de partment would conduct inspections and review building plans in Union County on an as-needed basis on Tuesdays and Thursday from 9 am to 4 pm. Union County was to furnish a vehicle. Now, both counties are in need Although the agreement would have placed additional workload demands on Mr. Hathcox, who is the only person in to do both commercial and resi dential inspections, he said it had absolutely nothing to do with his decision to take a new job in Lake City. Theyve been looking for a building code administrator for quite some time, he said, adding that he had applied for the position after seeing it advertised in trade publications. He will oversee a staff more than twice the size of his present one and handle more applications for commercial and residential building permits. But it ly rewarding, earning him considerably more than his present salary of about $49,000, Mr. Hathcox said. Mr. Hathcox repeated the same thing he told commission ers when he received his plaque last week: It has been my plea sure to serve the citizens of Baker County and the county commission. Weve come a long way in 14 years. Theres a lot of good people in Baker County. Meanwhile, the county faces replacement. Theres not a lot of them, Mr. Thompson told commissioners, adding that the other inspector in the department is only licensed to inspect residential construction. The county manager said he has reached a tentative agreement with Claude Bagwell, who conducts building inspections and reviews construction plans for the City of Macclenny, to run the building department for 90120 days to give the county time the position permanently. Mr. Bagwell, a retired Jackserving under contract with Macclenny for a number of years. We may contract it (the position) out, like the City of Macclenny, Mr. Thompson said. Or, he said, he may be able to work out a tri-county deal with Union and Bradford counties. That could be our new model until it no longer meets our needs in Baker County, he said. Financially, contracting will be cheaper. Commissioners were im pressed. Im for trying to do it interlocal, Commissioner Jimmy Anderson said. Commissioner James Croft agreed, saying the proposal could be a good way to streamline the operation and get more bang for the buck. Mr. Bagwell, at $75 an hour, could start as early as the next county commission meeting on October 15 four days after Mr. Hathcoxs last day. But because such as insurance or retirement or vacation days, the arrange ment would be a net gain for the county, Mr. Thompson said. In other business during last weeks board meeting, commissioners: ager to seek applicants for the soon-to-become vacant position of secretary and dispatcher at the county road department. Janet Raulerson, described as the backbone of the department for years, is retiring at the end of October. In addition to office duties and dealing with the public, the assistant dispatches equipment and employees Monday through Thursday from 7:30 am to 5 pm. The salary range is $20,000 to $23,000 yearly based on experi ence. dent control bid to Florida Pest Control at a monthly charge of $169 for 16 county buildings including the courthouse, county administration building, library, agricultural services center, old jail, Sanderson Citizens Center and other facilities. Florida Pest Control also offered an alternate bid for a 3 percent discount if paid in full each year, which the commission agreed to do. The only other bidder, Apex Pest Control, offered to do the job for $189 per month with no discount. contract to The Lake Doctors Inc. for aquatic weed control at Little St. Marys River Park. The only other bid was submitted by Future Horizons Inc., which wanted $225 monthly to do the job. the Baker County Land Planning Agency, which meets monthly to review and consider applications for zoning and land use changes. Mr. Adams, who had submitted a written request for the appoint ment, will serve for three years. 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LIC.#RC00670032593300IN GOD WE TRUST.LICENSED & INSUREDLIC.#RB0067070LLC 694 W. Macclenny Ave. 334-3244 IN Mr. Hathcox (third from left) at farewell reception October 4 with present and past commissioners and former co-workers Bobbi Thrift of the building department, Commissoner Jimmy Anderson, former County Manager Josie Davis Jr., former commissioners Alex Robinson and Fred Raulerson, and inspector Bobby Grin of the building department.County says farewell to Box Hathcox Several benefit plans and fund raising sites arose during the week following an I-10 accident that critically injured BCHS English and drama teacher Sara Beth Gerard on October 1. She remains in the intensive care unit at UF Florida Health in Jacksonville early this week and, according to her father Bob Ge rard, she is making slow but encouraging progress. The events: the BCHS track on October 19 starting with sign-in at 9 am. The walk starts at 11, and there is a costume contest. Register online at thecharacterwalkforsarabeth. eventbrite.com is offering mini-photo sessioins with proceeds going to Ms. Gerard on November 16. gofundme.com/ sweetsarabeth has been established by a drama cast in Jacksonville. for donations at American Enter prise Bank in Macclenny. JOEL ADDINGTON N EWS EDITOR email@example.comFlorida Surgeon General and Secretary of Health Dr. John Armstrong visited Baker County last week to speak about the states healthy weight initiative at the health department. He was joined by more than a as County Commissioner Jimmy Anderson and others for lunch on October 4. Dr. Armstrong said the state has avoided using terms like obese or overweight in its messaging about the initiative, dubbed Healthiest Weight, because of their negative connotation. Encouraging the public at large to take small steps to change their habits and achieve their healthiest weight may be more successful than targeting specific groups with such lan guage, he said. Dr. Armstrong has been visiting county health departments and other venues across the state to deliver the healthy weight message since the campaign launched last January. Here in Baker County, about 29.4 percent of the population is overweight and about 36 percent is obese, according to Flor ida Department of Health data for 2010. The latter statistic puts the county amongst the bottom quarter in Florida. Statewide, 37.8 percent of people are overweight and 27.2 percent obese. Dr. Armstrong said the goal of his visit was to energize the community to begin thinking about solutions to the states weight challenge, which is not only a The state estimates that the cost for chronic diseases linked to being overweight or obese, including diabetes, heart disease and high blood pressure, will cost some $13 billion through 2030 if current trends persist. Roughly two-thirds of Floridians are overweight or obese, some 60 percent of babies born in the state are obese or overweight by the time they graduate high school and the states obesity rate has tripled in the last three decades, Dr. Armstrong said. Florida ranks 12th behind Colorado in terms of having the largest population at a healthy weight. Thats better than last years ranking at 19th. We want to beat Colorado, he said. Part of the problem, according to the secretary, is that the built environment thats emerged across most of Florida in recent decades makes the unhealthy choice the easiest choice. We have to reverse that, said Dr. Armstrong. We have to get beyond just saying eat less and exercise more. The secretary stressed that as Florida has grown and developed, its done so without regard to building an environment that promotes achieving a healthy weight. He hopes spreading the healthy weight message will help how their communities develop in the coming years and how those decisions will effect the health of residents. We want to encourage com munities to think differently about this, he said. And its not about a top down approach, or making sodas illegal ... Weve been building a lot of stuff but not a lot of parks. And thats odd because Florida is kind of like one big park. Dr. Armstrong recommended three easy steps anyone can take to promote a healthy weight. First, he said, drink more wa erages like soda or energy drinks. Second, choose fresh from Florida options like seasonal fruits or vegetables for breakfast or lunch. Lastly, take the stairs instead of the elevator or take a walk after lunch or dinner. For the majority of Floridians to boast a healthy weight, it will require a lot of small things over time to turn this around, Dr. Armstrong said. For more information about the healthiest weigh initiative, please visit http://www.healthiFlorida Surgeon General Dr. John Armstrong speaks at the health department last week. Also pictured is the departments director Kerry Dunlavey.Battling weight woes PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON Former broadcaster keynotes Chambers awards banquetMotivational speaker Greg Gaines (above) delivered the keynote address at the annual Chamber of Commerce awards banquet the evening of October 1. He spoke about the importance of inspiration to leadership. Leadership is useless without motivation, he told the group. Pulling works much better than pushing. The 51-year-old husband and father of three is a former radio and television broadcaster in the Jacksonville area. Following his speech, Chamber director Darryl Register presented the awards. Michael Qualls, manager at Tractor Supply, and Jeremy Cain, owner of Firehouse Subs, accepted business appreciation awards while Cathy Rhoden accepted the community service award for her volunteer efforts with the Baker County Fair. Appointed to 4th term as a trusteeRobert C. (Chuck) Brannan III of Macclenny was re-appointed on September 25 by Governor Rick Scott to a fourth four-year term to the board of trustees at Florida Gateway College in Lake City. Mr. Brannan, a longtime sheriffs department employee, is one of two Baker County members on the Gateway board. The other, school district finance chief Marcelle Richardson, is also up for re-appointment. He has been board chairman the past two years.Win Gator ticketsThe Baker County Chamber of Commerce is raffling off two tickets to the Gator homecoming game against Vanderbilt on No vember 9. The tickets were donated by First Federal Bank and are in the north end zone. Stop by the chamber office at 20 E. Macclenny Ave. downtown to purchase a chance at $20. Proceeds go to chamber events.Jubilee dates are re-scheduledThe next weekend run of the Baker County Community Theatre production of The Old Time Gospel Jubilee will be October 18, 19 and 20 at the BCHS auditorium. Patrons with reserved seating for any of the performances that were cancelled last week or seeking seating for the re-scheduled performances should contact Susan Wagstaff at 259-6286. General admission is available at the door, and show times are 7:30 pm on Friday and Saturday, and 2 pm on Sunday. JOEL ADDINGTON N EWS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgBaker County High Schools varsity Hi-Q team defeated a grieving squad from Columbia County on October 1. The previous evening a two-truck collision in Lake City killed a fellow classmate and injured a handful of others. Ive never felt bad about winning until now, said Baker Highs coach Cathy Hooper. She said the opposing team seemed very distracted during the competition at Baker High. The varsity Hi-Q group for Baker County scored 255 points to Columbia Countys 144. The junior varsity team had an even wider margin of victory, 475 to 44. A number of the host players parents cooked food for the seasons opening match, which provided some comfort to the visiting team. The Hi-Q teams next home match is October 15 against Bradford. They travel to take on Lake Butler on October 8. Mark Bryant, a city commissioner and teacher, serves as the teams assistant coach. Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm NO EXCEPTIONS! Spend 75 Save over $100/weekto buy the BAKER COUNTY PRESS and and insert papers Press Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 PM Check it out...bakercountypress.com
ursday, October 10, 2013 T B C P Page 11 Page 10 T B C P ursday, October 10, 2013 LEGA L NOTICES IN THE CIRCUIT COURT EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 02-2013-CA-0170 JAMES E. CREWS and DARRELL CREWS, Plaintiffs, vs. STEPHEN SANDS, not known to be dead or alive, and all Unknown Tenants and Unknown heirs of STEPHEN SANDS, et al., Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: STEPHEN SANDS, not known to be dead or alive Last known address: 14565 County Road 122 Sanderson, Florida 32087 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Verified Mortgage Foreclosure Complaint has been filed 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 first publication of the notice and on or before the 26th day of October, 2013, and to file 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 26th day of September, 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 10/3-24c Higginbothams Towing & Recovery Inc. 7611 West Mt. Vernon St. Glen St. Mary, FL 32040 The following vehicle will be sold at public auction on October 18, 2013 at 10 am at Higginbothams Towing & Recovery 7611 West Mt. Vernon St., Glen St. Mary, FL 32040: 2003 Ford Taurus Vin# 1FAFP55273A180319 10/10c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 02-2013-CA-0052 FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB, Plaintiff, vs. AUSTON KEITH HUDSON A/K/A AUSTON K. HUDSON A/K/A AUSTON HUDSON AND HORACE KENNETH HUDSON A/K/A HORACE K. HUDSON A/K/A HORACE HUDSON AND JONETTA L. RITCHIE A/K/A JONETTA RITCHIE, et.al. D efendant(s). ________________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 30, 2013, and entered in 02-2013-CA-0052 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida, wherein FLAGSTAR BANK, FSB, is the Plaintiff and AUSTON KEITH HUDSON A/K/A AUSTON K. HUDSON A/K/A AUSTON HUDSON; HORACE KENNETH HUDSON A/K/A HORACE K. HUDSON A/K/A HORACE HUDSON; JONETTA L. RITCHIE A/K/A JONETTA RITCHIE; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF AUSTON KEITH HUDSON A/K/A AUSTON K. HUDSON A/K/A AUSTON HUDSON; WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO SOUTHTRUST BANK; UNKNOWN TENANTS are the Defendant(s). Al Fraiser as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, the Front Lobby 339 East Macclenny Ave., Macclenny, FL 32063, at 11:00 AM on December 4, 2013, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: A PARCEL OF LAND COMMENCING AT THE NORTH LINE OF NORTH BOULEVARD AND THE WEST LINE OF HIGHWAY NO. 228 AS OF THIS DATE IN THE OSTEEN SUBDIVISION NO. 1, IN BLOCK 18, IN THE TOWN OF MACCLENNY, FLORIDA, AND RUN IN A NORTHERLY DIRECTION A DISTANCE OF 75 FEET; THENCE RUN IN A WESTERLY DIRECTION A DISTANCE OF 198 FEET; THENCE RUN IN A SOUTHERLY DIRECTION A DISTANCE OF 75 FEET TO THE NORTH LINE OF NORTH BOULEVARD; THENCE RUN EASTERLY ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF NORTH BOULEVARD A DISTANCE OF 198 FEET BACK TO PLACE OF BEGINNING; ALSO DESCRIBED AS LOT 9 AND THE SOUTH 1/2 OF LOT 8, OF BLOCK 18, OF OSTEEN SUBDIVISION NO. 1 AND BEING A PART OF SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, 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 file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 4th day of October, 2013. Al Fraser As Clerk of the Court By: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 East University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired call 711. Robertson, Anschutz & Schneid, P.L. Attorneys for Plaintiff 6409 Congress Avenue, Suite 100 Boca Raton, FL 33487 Telephone: 561-241-6901 u Fax: 561-241-9181 10/10-17c Registration of Fictitious Names I the undersigned, being duly sworn, do hereby declare under oath that the names of all persons interested in the business or profession carried on under the name of Effective Solutions Consultants Co. whose principle place of business is: 6331 Adams Road, Macclenny, FL 32063 and the extent of the interest of each is as follows: NAME EXTENT OF INTEREST Jerry Ray Hilliard 100% Jerry R. Hilliard Signature STATE OF FLORIDA COUNTY OF BAKER Sworn to and subscribed before me this 7th day of October 2013. Al Fraser Clerk of Court Baker County, Florida By: Julie B. Combs As Deputy Clerk 10/10p IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No. 02 2009 CA 000182 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLDERS OF SASCO 2007-MLN1, PLAINTIFF, VS. RONALD L. KIPER, ET AL. DEFENDANT(S). ______________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Baker, Florida, on November 12, 2013, at 11:00 AM, at 339 E. Macclenny Ave., Room 113, Macclenny, FL 32063 for the following described property: LOT 8, BLOCK 3, JERRY W THOMAS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2 PAGE 42 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, ALSO THAT PART OF LOT 9, BLOCK 3, JERRY W. THOMAS SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 42 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 9, BLOCK 3, JERRY W. THOMAS SUBDIVISION AND RUN THENCE SOUTH 45 DEGREES 32 MINUTES 10 SECONDS WEST, 204.42 FEET TO THE NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF JERRY CIRCLE; THENCE NORTHWESTERLY ALONG SAID NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE 10.05 FEET TO THE NORTHWEST LINE OF SAID LOT 9; THENCE NORTH 48 DEGREE 06 MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST, 204.29 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 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: September 5, 2013 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. 10/10-17c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 02-2012-CA-000116 FREEDOM MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, vs. WHITNEY WARD, JAMES WARD, JERRY LACKEY, LAURA LEE LACKEY, LEE & BAKER PROPERTIES, INC, BEVERLY M. LEWIS A/K/A BEVERLY M. REWIS, CINDY FARMER LYDON, RICHARD LAWSON REWIS, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed September 26, 2013 entered in Civil Case No. 02-2012-CA-000116 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Macclenny, Florida, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Baker County Courthouse, 339 East Macclenny Avenue Room 113, Macclenny, FL. 32063 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 4th day of December, 2013 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: Lot 39: Commence at the Southwest corner of Section 20, Township 2 South, Range 22 East, Baker County, Florida, and run S.89`14E. along the South line of said Section 20, 604.62 feet to the East line of an existing county maintained graded road; thence N.00`44E., along said East line, 637.51 feet; thence N.89`30E. 327.46 feet to the point of beginning; thence continue N.89`30E. 107.14 feet; thence N.00`30W. 413.40 feet to the South line of Violet Road; thence S.89`30W., along said South line, 107.14 feet; thence S.00`30E. 413.40 feet to the point of beginning. Being the same as Lot 39 of Yarbrough and Rewis Subdivision, an unrecorded subdivision in Section 20 and 29, Township 2 South, Range 22 East. AND Lot 40: Commence at the Southwest corner of Section 20, Township 2 South, Range 22 East, Baker County, Florida, and run S.89`14E. along the South line of said Section 20, 604.62 feet to the East line of an existing county maintained graded road; thence N.00`44E., along said East line, 637.51 feet; thence N.89`30E. 220.32 feet to the point of beginning; thence continue N.89`30E. 107.14 feet; thence N.00`30W. 413.40 feet to the South line of Violet Road; thence S.89`30W., along said South line, 107.14 feet; thence S.00`30E. 413.40 feet to the point of beginning. Being the same as Lot 40 of Yarbrough and Rewis Subdivision, an unrecorded subdivision in Section 20 and 29, Township 2 South, Range 22 East. Together with a Mobile Home located thereon as a permanent fixture and appurtenance thereto, described as: a 1992 doublewide Mobile Home bearing Identification Numbers WHC001593GAA and WHC001593GAB and Title Numbers 63261141 and 63261142 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 4th day of October, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk MCCALLA RAYMER, LLC, ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF 110 SE 6TH STREET FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33301 (407) 674-1850 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call (800) 955-8770. 10/10-17c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 02-2012-CA-000051 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff, v. TAMMY J. BAXTER; JASON A. MULKEY; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; FLORIDA HOUSING FINANCE CORPORATION Defendants. / NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on September 26, 2013, in this cause, in the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, the clerk shall sell the property situated in Baker County, Florida, described as: THE NORTH 1/2 OF LOT 4, BLOCK 53, TOWN OF MACCLENNY, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK D, PAGE 800, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 306 FLORIDA AVE, MACCLENNY, FL 32063 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063, on November 27, 2013 at 11:00 AM. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Al Fraser As Clerk of the Court By: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, P.A. 12425 28th Street North, Suite 200 St. Petersburg, FL 33716 727-536-4911 phone / FAX 727-539-1094 fax IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT COURT ADMINISTRATION, AT BAKER COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 339 EAST MACCLENNY AVE., MACCLENNY, FL 32063, TELEPHONE 904259-8113, NOT LATER THAN (7) DAYS PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING. IF HEARING IMPAIRED, TDD 1-800-955-8771, OR VOICE (V) 1-800-955-8770, VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. 10/10-17c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2012-CA-00176 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. Plaintiff, v. JAMES T. HUNT; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF JAMES T. HUNT; UNKNOWN TENANT 1; UNKNOWN TENANT 2; AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ABOVE NAMED DEFENDANT(S), WHO (IS/ARE) NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIM AS HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, SPOUSES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; Defendants. / NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to the Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on September 26, 2013 in the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, the clerk shall sell the property situated in Baker County, Florida, described as: THE WEST 1/2 OF LOT 1, BLOCK 67, TOWN OF MACCLENNY, AS PER PLAT OF SAID TOWN AS RECORDED IN DEED BOOK D, PAGE 800 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. a/k/a 354 E. MICHIGAN AVE., MACCLENNY, FL 32063-2526 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063, on November 27, 2013 at 11:00 AM. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Al Fraser As Clerk of the Court By: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk DOUGLAS C. ZAHM, P.A. 12425 28th Street North, Suite 200 St. Petersburg, FL 33716 727-536-4911 phone / FAX 727-539-1094 fax IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT, PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES NEEDING A SPECIAL ACCOMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT COURT ADMINISTRATION, AT BAKER COUNTY COURTHOUSE, 339 EAST MACCLENNY AVE., MACCLENNY, FL 32063, TELEPHONE 904259-8113, NOT LATER THAN (7) DAYS PRIOR TO THE PROCEEDING. IF HEARING IMPAIRED, TDD 1-800-955-8771, OR VOICE (V) 1-800-955-8770, VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. 10/10-17c A, R&R, Inc. 10525 Duval Lane Macclenny, FL 32063 The following vehicles will be sold at public auction on October 25, 2013 at 10 am at A, R&R, Inc. 10525 Duval Lane, Macclenny, FL 32063: 2000 Chevy S10 Vin# 1GCCS1957Y8259240 10/10c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 02-2012-CA-000107 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. DAWN CARTER, et al, Defendant(s). __________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated September 30, 2013, and entered in Case No. 02-2012-CA-000107 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida in which Bank of America, N.A., is the Plaintiff and Dawn Carter, Richard Shane Carter, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for First Magnus Financial Corporation, Tenant # 1, Tenant # 2, The Unknown Spouse of Dawn Carter, The Unknown Spouse of Richard Shane Carter, United States of America, are defendants, the Baker County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash. ALL SALES WILL BE HELD AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE, 339 E. MACCLENNY AVE., MACCLENNY, FL 32063. THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER MUST PAY AT LEAST 5% OF THE SUCCESSFUL BID BY CASH OR CASHIERS CHECK AT THE TIME OF THE SALE. THE REMAINING BID AMOUNT MUST BE TENDERED BY 4:00 PM ON THE DAY OF THE SALE BY CASH OR CASHIERS CHECK ONLY., Baker County, Florida at 11:00 AM on the 27th day of November, 2013 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 45, MACCLENNY ACRES, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 39, OF THE CURRENT PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 6083 SHELLY LN MACCLENNY FL 32063-5419 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Baker County, Florida this 3rd day of October, 2013. Al Fraser As Clerk of the Court By: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 eService: firstname.lastname@example.org If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352)3376237 within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired, please call 1-800-955-8771; if you are voice impaired, please call 1-800-955-8770. 10/10-17c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No. 02-2012-CA-000114 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATE HOLDERS OF THE CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-7, Plaintiff, vs. THOMAS ARWINE, et.al. Defendants. ___________________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 02-2012-CA000114 of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida, wherein, THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-7, Plaintiff, and, THOMAS ARWINE, et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at, Main entrance, 339 E. MacClenny Ave., MacClenny, FL 32063, FL, at the hour of on the 26th day of March, 2014, at 11:00 am the following described property: Lot 36 of TIMBERLANE SUBDIVISION, UNIT THREE, according to the Plat thereof as recorded in Plat Book 3, Page(s) 64, 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 file a claim within 60 days after the sale. DATED this 4th day of October 2013. AL FRASER Clerk Circuit Court By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk GREENSPOON MARDER, P.A. 100 West Cypress Creek Road Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 954-491-1120 (Ofce) IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Courts disability coordinator at 339 E. MACCLENNY AVENUE, MACCLENNY, FL 32063, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 10/10-17c IN THE CIRCUIT CIVIL COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION Case No. 02-2013-CA-000057 CENLAR FSB Plaintiff, vs. HENRY J. CICHOSKI, JR. 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 September 26, 2013, in the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, I will sell the property situated in Baker County, Florida described as: LOT 70, FOX RIDGE ESTATES, PHASE THREE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 77 AND 78 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. and commonly known as: 924 RED FOX WAY, MACCLENNY FL 32063; including the building, appurtenances, and fixtures located therein, at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, on December 4, 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 file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 4th day of October, 2013. Clerk of the Circuit Court Al Fraser By: Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Kass Shuler, P.A. P.O. Box 800 Tampa, FL 33601-0800 ForeclosureService@kasslaw.com 10/10-17c STATE OF FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE PERMIT The Department of Environmental Protection gives notice of its intent to issue a permit to the City of Macclenny, 118 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063, responsible official Mr. Phil Rhoden, City Manager, to operate Macclenny wastewater treatment facility (WWTF), an existing 1.30 million gallons per day (MGD) average annual daily flow (AADF) permitted capacity advanced secondary activated sludge domestic WWTF, which would discharge effluent to Turkey Creek (Class III fresh water, WBID 2318). The facility is located at latitude 30o16.4713 N, longitude 82o7.6645 W on 798 Honeymill Road, Macclenny, Florida 32063 in Baker County. The intent to issue and application file are available for public inspection during normal business hours, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except legal holidays, at the Departments Northeast District Office, 8800 Baymeadows Way West, Suite 100, Jacksonville, Florida 32256, at phone number (904)256-1700. The Department will issue the permit with the attached conditions unless a timely petition for an administrative hearing is filed under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, within fourteen days of receipt of notice. The procedures for petitioning for a hearing are set forth below. A person whose substantial interests are affected by the Departments proposed permitting decision may petition for an administrative proceeding (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. The petition must contain the information set forth below and must be filed (received by the Clerk) in the Office of General Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000. Under Rule 62-110.106(4), Florida Administrative Code, a person may request an extension of the time for filing a petition for an administrative hearing. The request must be filed (received by the Clerk) in the Office of General Counsel before the end of the time period for filing a petition for an administrative hearing. Petitions filed by any persons other than those entitled to written notice under Section 120.60(3), Florida Statutes, must be filed within fourteen days of publication of the notice or within fourteen days of receipt of the written notice, whichever occurs first. Section 120.60(3), Florida Statutes, however, also allows that any person who has asked the Department for notice of agency action may file a petition within fourteen days of receipt of such notice, regardless of the date of publication. The petitioner shall mail a copy of the petition to the applicant at the address indicated above at the time of filing. The failure of any person to file a petition or request for an extension of time within fourteen days of receipt of notice shall constitute a waiver of that persons right to request an administrative determination (hearing) under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. Any subsequent intervention (in a proceeding initiated by another party) will be only at the discretion of the presiding officer upon the filing of a motion in compliance with Rule 28-106.205, Florida Administrative Code. A petition that disputes the material facts on which the Departments action is based must contain the following information, as indicated in Rule 28-106.201, Florida Administrative Code: (a) The name and address of each agency affected and each agencys file or identification number, if known; (b) The name, address, and telephone number of the petitioner; the name, address, and telephone number of the petitioners representative, if any, which shall be the address for service purposes during the course of the proceeding; and an explanation of how the petitioners substantial interests will be affected by the determination; (c) A statement of when and how the petitioner received notice of the Departments decision; (d) A statement of all disputed issues of material fact. If there are none, the petition must so indicate; (e) A concise statement of the ultimate facts alleged, including the specific facts the petitioner contends warrant reversal or modification of the Departments proposed action; (f) A statement of the specific rules or statutes the petitioner contends require reversal or modification of the Departments proposed action; and (g) A statement of the relief sought by the petitioner, stating precisely the action petitioner wishes the Department to take with respect to the Departments proposed action. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate final agency action, the filing of a petition means that the Departments final action may be different from the position taken by it in this notice. Persons whose substantial interests will be affected by any such final decision of the Department have the right to petition to become a party to the proceeding, in accordance with the requirements set forth above. In addition to requesting an administrative hearing, any petitioner may elect to pursue mediation. The election may be accomplished by filing with the Department a mediation agreement with all parties to the proceeding (i.e., the applicant, the Department, and any person who has filed a timely and sufficient petition for a hearing). The agreement must contain all the information required by Rule 28-106.404, Florida Administrative Code. The agreement must be received by the Clerk in the Office of General Counsel of the Department at 3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000, within ten days after the deadline for filing a petition, as set forth above. Choosing mediation will not adversely affect the right to a hearing if mediation does not result in a settlement. As provided in Section 120.573, Florida Statutes, the timely agreement of all parties to mediate will toll the time limitations imposed by Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, for holding an administrative hearing and issuing a final order. Unless otherwise agreed by the parties, the mediation must be concluded within sixty days of the execution of the agreement. If mediation results in settlement of the administrative dispute, the Department must enter a final order incorporating the agreement of the parties. Persons seeking to protect their substantial interests that would be affected by such a modified final decision must file their petitions within fourteen days of receipt of this notice, or they shall be deemed to have waived their right to a proceeding under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. If mediation terminates without settlement of the dispute, the Department shall notify all parties in writing that the administrative hearing processes under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes, remain available for disposition of the dispute, and the notice will specify the deadlines that then will apply for challenging the agency action and electing remedies under those two statutes. 10/10c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 022012CA000232CAXXXX SUNTRUST MORTGAGE, INC., Plaintiff, vs. DANITA M. TENNISON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DANITA M. TENNISON; MARK T. TENNISON; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARK T. TENNISON; CANNON HEIGHTS OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) _____________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Baker County, Florida, described as: LOT 15, CANNON HEIGHTS PHASE ONE, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGES 24 AND 25, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. aka 6861 Odis Yarborough Rd., Glen St. Mary, FL 32040 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, East door of the Baker County Courthouse, Macclenny, Florida 32063 at 11:00 AM, on December 4, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 4th day of October, 2013. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Al Fraser By Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Law Ofces of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Attorneys for Plaintiff AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Interpreter Program at interpreter@circuit8. org 10/10-17c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 02-2013-CA-000043 U.S. BANK, N.A. AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF MANUFACTURED HOUSING CONTRACT SENIOR/ SUBORDINATE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATE TRUST 1999-2 BY GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, AS SERVICER WITH DELEGATED AUTHORITY UNDER THE TRANSACTION DOCUMENTS, Plaintiff, vs. SAMUEL D. MILLER A/K/A SAMUEL D. MILLER, JR.; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAMUEL D. MILLER A/K/A SAMUEL D. MILLER, JR.; LAURIE L. MILLER; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF LAURIE L. MILLER; LENDMARK FINANCIAL SERVICES, INC.; BAKER COUNTY, A POLITICAL SUBDIVISION OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA; UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) _____________________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to a Final Summary Judgment of Foreclosure entered in the above-styled cause, in the Circuit Court of Baker County, Florida, I will sell the property situate in Baker County, Florida, described as: LOTS 1, 2, 3, 47, 48, 49 AND 50, BLOCK 2, DEERFIELD SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 37 THROUGH 38, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. To include a: 1999 MERI Mobile Home VIN FLHML2B143220654A and Title # 0077059148 1999 MERI Mobile Home VIN FLHML2B143220654B and Title # 0077059149 aka 4162 Deereld Circle, Baldwin, FL 32234 at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, East door of the Baker County Courthouse, Macclenny, Florida 32063 at 11:00 AM, on November 27, 2013. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens, must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Witness, my hand and seal of this court on the 7th day of October, 2013. Al Fraser CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By Tabitha Wilson Deputy Clerk Law Ofces of Daniel C. Consuegra 9204 King Palm Drive Tampa, FL 33619-1328 Attorneys for Plaintiff AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact Ms. Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Interpreter Program at interpreter@circuit8. org 10/10-17c Hospice begins with a conversation.Its never too soon to talk about comfort, peace, dignityhospice.Take the rst step: Download Considering Hospice Care: A Discussion Guide for Families at HospiceCanHelp.com. Read it, save it, print it, email it to someone you love. Start the conversation.For more information about VITAS services, please call 855.966.3600. Baker County Ofce: 36 East MacClenny Ave., MacClenny, FL 32063 phone to go to hospicecanhelp.com Thank you to everyone that help make the 2013 Baker County Fair a success and a special thank you to the following from the Baker County Fair Association: Sheri Joey Dobson Brad Harvey and the Sheri Explorers Baker County Veterans Council Fair Sponsors and Supporters Baker County Manager CJ Thompson & Baker County Board of Commissioners Robert Fletcher and the Baker County Road Department City of Macclenny City of Macclenny Fire Department Vendors, our many volunteers and all the fairgoers!Your support made 2013 a great fair! Thank you. The following list are the winners of the livestock competitions held this past week at the 2013 Baker County Fair.R abbit A wards:Best of Breed Holland Lop Janie Bass; Best Opposite Holland Lop Janie Bass; Best of Breed Mini Rex Janie Bass; Best Opposite Mini Rex Justin Bryan; Best of Breed Netherland Dwarf Jonathan Bass; Best Opposite Netherland Dwarf Janie Bass; Cloverbud Exhibitor Tucker Crawford with a Flemish Giant; 2nd Runner up in Show Jonathan Bass with a Netherland Dwarf; 1st Runner up in Show Janie Bass with a Mini Rex; Best of Show Janie Bass with a Holland LopP oultry A wards:Best Male Production Rhode Island Red by Justin Bryan; Best Female Production Barred Plymouth Rock by Kaytlin Crews; Best Male Bantam Quail Belgian dAnver by Kaleb Lewis; Best Female Bantam White Old Engish Game by Blaine Turner; Best Male Standard White Phoenix by Janie Bass; Best Female Standard Buff Orpington by Justin Bryan; Best male Waterfowl Brown Chinese Goose by Janie Bass; Best Female Waterfowl White Chinese Goose by Jonathan Bass; Best Female MiscellaneousPearl Guinea by Boomer Davis; Best In Show was won by Justin Bryan with a Rhode Island Red Male; Cloverbud Exhibitor Tiffany BryanP oultry S howmanship A wards:1st Place Jr. Kaleb Lewis; 2nd Place Jr. Jonathan Bass; 3rd Place Jr. Janie Bass; 1st Place Intermediate Blaine Turner; 1st Place Sr. Kaytlin CrewsS heep S how A wards:1st Place Jr. Showmanship and Reserve Grand Champion Commercial EweJanie Bass; Grand Champion Commercial Ewe Jonathan Bass B eef S how A wards:1st Place Jr. Showmanship Jacob Harrell; 2nd Place Jr. Showmanship Janie Bass; 3rd Place Jr. Showmanship Christy Crews; 1st Place Sr. Showmanship Hannah Wilkerson; 2nd Place Sr. Showmanship Hunter Burnsed; 3rd Place Sr. Showmanship Jessica Harrell; Grand Champion Brangus Female Jacob Harrell; Reserve Grand Champion Brangus Female Hannah Wilkerson; Grand Champion Brangus Bull Jessica Harrell; Reserve Grand Champion Brangus Bull Jacob Harrell; Grand Champion Cross Bred Heifer Hunter Burnsed; Reserve Grand Champion Cross Bred HeiferJanie Bass; Supreme Champion Female Jacob Harrell; Reserve Supreme Champion Female Hunter BurnsedS teer A wards:Senior Showmanship 1st Place Alex Register, 2nd Place Brendan Gibson, 3rd Place Hannah Wilkerson; Junior Showmanship 1st Place Natalie Hilliard, 2nd Place McKenzie Carter, 3rd Place Jacquez Ruise Grand Champion Steer Natalie Hilliard; Reserve Champion Steer Brendan Gibson; Grand Champion Home Grown Steer Natalie Hilliard; Reserve Grand Champion Home Grown Steer Jacquez Ruise Steer Weight Gain Awards: 1st place McKenzie Carter, 2nd Place Jacquez Ruise; 3rd Place Natalie Hilliard Steer Project Book Winners: 1st 4-H Jailen Ruise, 2nd 4-HJacquez Ruise; 1st FFA Brendan Gibson, 2nd FFA Hannah WilkersonS wine A wards:Senior Showmanship 1st Place Bo Hodges, 2nd Place Brendan Gibson, 3rd Place Jessica Harrell; Intermediate Showmanship 1st Place Cody Bennett, 2nd Place Kyler Crews; Junior Showmanship 1st Place Alex Stokes, 2nd Place Penny Davis Grand Champion Market Swine Cody Bennett; Reserve Grand Champion Swine Dixie Raulerson Swine Project Book Winners: 1st 4-HCody Bennett, 2nd 4-H Kaleb Lewis; 1st FFA Mason Mobley, 2nd FFA Hunter Davis PHOTO BY JUD JOHNSON Jessica Harrell with her champion bull. PHOTO BY JUD JOHNSON Homecoming court will reign this weekendThe Baker County High School homecoming court (ladies pictured above) was announced this week. They are (from left) Shelley Allen, Sydney Williford, Kelsey Anderson, Genie Taylor, Briann Rhoden, Melissa Baker, Sara Farnesi, Lexy Knabb, Taylor Hancock, Taylor Gabbard and Glenna Kaye Godwin. Also named to the court were Gage Combs, Jake Parks, Brandon Callen, Mason Mobley, Alan Hodges, Keith Adams, Jered White, Ethan Crews, Tyler Braddy, D.J. Gris, Grant Gregory and Forrest Elledge. The homecoming parade starts at 5 pm October 10 in downtown Macclenny. Bennett reunionThe annual Bennett family re union will be held on October 13 at North Prong Church. Dinner will be served at 2 pm. All family and friends please attend.Manning reunionThe annual Manning family reunion will be held on October 13 at Ocean Pond. All family members and friends are welcome. 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Page13O CTOBER 10, 2013 Page 12 T B C P ursday, October 10, 2013 690-A W. Macclenny Avenue in Raynors Shopping Center259-3232 Fall is Here!10%Off Haircolor ServiceOffer good 9/4-10/19Cheerleaders, Dancers & Braid Seekers...this BAR is for you!BRAID BAR!Any braid for any occasion! Book online at schedulicity.com Owner/Stylist: Lauren Helms | Stylist: Amber Homrich PHOTOS BY JOEL ADDINGTON Doggie Extravaganza raises $205 for poundBed, Bath & Barks, a kennel and dog grooming business in Glen St. Mary, hosted a benet dog show on October 5 to raise funds and donations for the Baker County Animal Control facility o Steel Bridge Road. The event collected $205 and several food and towel donations for the department with nine dogs, big and small, participating in the contests, which included pageant/talent show and obstacle course. A 4-year-old Boston terrier named Harlo, shown below middle with owner Laurel Davis, had the fastest obstacle course time. Also pictured from the event: (above from left) Debbie Frailey of Glen uses a treat to lead Keeper, a 6-year-old hound, through the course; Laney Arabie of Taylor showing Tess, 5, a pomeranian, her prize; (below from top) Lydia Pons, owner of Bed, Bath & Barks makes announcements to visitors; and siblings (back from left) Jailee, 8, Alexia, 10, (front from left) Bailee, 5, and Bradley, 6, Hardenbrook show o their painted faces. The event also featured a K-9 drill team and pet photography and lunch. 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 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 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! 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 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 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 Community Full Gospel Church12664 Mud Lake Rd. Sunday School 10:00 am Sunday Morning 11:00 am Sunday Evening 6:00 pm Tuesday Evening 7:30 pm Pastor Tommy Richardson || 904-275-2949 First United Methodist Church 93 N. 5th St. (SR228) Macclenny, Fl ~ Sunday Worship 11amLoving GodLoving PeopleServing Our CommunityCome Join Us THE YACHAD NAZARENE ISRAELITES WELCOME YOU! Baker Countys Only Hebrew Assembly-We believe and follow YahushuaJesus and His Torah Ways. Come learn and grow in community with us! Meeting every Sabbath and All Feasts. Midweek fellowships. Call 904-259-1725 or e-mail email@example.com rfrntbrCremation starting at $995 Burial Packages starting at $4,395 GUERRYFUNERAL HOME Burial Packages starting at $4,395 Cremation starting at $995 Cremation starting at $995 Cremation starting at $995 Cremation starting at $995 Burial Packages starting at $4,395 Burial Packages starting at $4,395 Burial Packages starting at $4,395 Cremation starting at $995 Burial Packages starting at $4,395 Burial Packages starting at $4,395 Burial Packages starting at $4,395 Cremation starting at $995 Burial Packages starting at $4,395 bbrrrf John Howard, 64, of St. George diesJohn W. Howard, 64, of St. George, GA died on Friday October 4, 2013. He was born February 27, 1949 to Miller and Jeanne Maderia Howard in Steubenville, Ohio. Mr. Howard was an avid football fan who enjoyed the Georgia Bulldogs and also loved to ride motorcycles, especially with his good friend Mitch. He was proud of his large collection of model cars and greatly enjoyed spending time with his family and friends. John is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Betty Sue Howard of St. George; son Kevin (Donna) Howard of Callahan; daughters Jennifer (Stephen) Davis of Macclenny, Michelle Williams of Macclenny and Heather Mann of St. George; brothers Carl Howard of Homosassa, FL and Paul (Vellena) Howard of Winatuk, Alaska; sisters Leona (Ed) Mathos of Jennings, FL and Millie (Eddie) Trevino of Rockwall, TX; grandchildren Rachel Davis, Sarah Davis, Lucas Davis, Kyle Williams, Reed Williams, Hala Williams, Jace Harvey, Gage Mann, Emmy Howard and Addy Howard. The family will host a celebration of life ceremony at 1 pm on Saturday, October 26 at 3168 Farley Burnsed Road, St. George. Forbes Funeral Home of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.Arthur Thompson, 67, of St. GeorgeArthur Vincent Thompson Sr., 67, of St. George, GA died Thursday, September 26, 2013 at Macclenny Nursing and Rehab Center following a long illness. He was born in Yokohama, Japan and lived in Jacksonville and Delray Beach, FL before moving to St. George in 2003. He was an electrical engineer with the Siemens Corp. in Boca Raton for 24 years until his retirement in 2002. Mr. Thompson was a graduate of Ribault High Schools class of 1965 and attended Jacksonville University. He was a Catholic, a former Scoutmaster of the Boy Scouts of America, a member of the Moose Lodge in Macclenny and an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. He is survived by Jannett Thompson of St. George; sons Arthur V. Thompson Jr. of St. George and Mark Patrick Thompson of Delray Beach; brother, Raymond G. (Jo) Thompson of Palatka; several nieces and nephews. A graveside memorial service was held at 3 pm on October 1 in the Chapel Hills Memory Gardens in Jacksonville. Guerry Funeral Home of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements. Memorial set for Rhodia Womack, 57A memorial service will be held on Saturday, October 26 at 3 pm at Mount Zion Church in Macclenny to celebrate the life of Rhodia Diane Womack, 57, who died of cancer at the Acosta Rua Hospice Care Center in Jacksonville on July 15. The service and interment of her ashes were delayed due to unforeseen circumstances. Mrs. Womack was born on October 25, 1955 in Lake City to the late Thomas (T.J.) Barton and Annie Mae Barton of Macclenny. She enjoyed fishing, gardening, socializing with her many friends and spending time with her family. She was for many years in the food preparation and service business at several locales in the area. She is survived by her mother; sisters Sue (Mark) Keiser of Lake City, Marlene (Harold) Strickland of Orange Park and Carolyn (Delbert) Barton-Combs of Macclenny; children Wendy (Kenneth) Miller and Jeffrey Reed; grandchildren Kane Wolfe, Blayne Wolfe and Haileigh Miller. Arthur THompson Rhodia WomackUtmost gratitudeIt is with broken hearts and humble spirits that we attempt to express our utmost gratitude after the passing of our baby Eli Kemp. The outpouring of love that this community has dem onstrated is unfathomable. If it hadnt been for the prayers, the food, the flowers, cards, and condolences from so many family, friends, colleagues, teachers of our children and others that we may possibly fail to mention, its inconceivable how our family could have made it from one minuteone hour one day to the next. Many special thanks to Tim and Donna Nunn for staying with Jennifer until family could get there, the first responders who went above and beyond to stay with and console the family, to Ed Fraser ER staff who gave utmost priority to our privacy and grief, to the Baker County Sheriffs Office who never left our sides and demon strated love and respect for our hurt, to Bros. David and Timmy Thomas who beautifully officiated the services and prayed without ceasing, to Glen Baptist Church for providing food for before and after the services and to V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services for impeccably directing the memorial service. If we unintentionally failed to mention anyone, please accept our apologies.Pete, Jennifer, Logan and Erianna Kemp Wayne and Debbie West and family Bob and Tseuneko Kemp and family Steve and Barbara Porterfield and family Work day setThere will be a work day at South Prong Cemetery on Sat urday, October 12 beginning at 8 am. Please bring tools. Please call David Richardson at 259-0229 with questions. PHOTO BY VA LE R IE HI C KM A N Baker Blast nish Jacksonville benet tournament in secondThe 13-and-under Baker Blast softball team made it to the championship game of the United States Specialty Sports Associations Play for the Cure tournament in Jacksonville last weekend, nishing as the runner up in their division to the Jax Fusion squad. Proceeds from the two-day tournament benetted the Susan G. Komen Foundation and its mission to combat breast cancer. On the team from Baker County (pictured above) were (front row from left) McKenzie Hickman, Danae Miller, Leah Kerce, Kat Rhoden, Brie Miller, Kim Thrower, (back row from left) coach Larry Payne, Allie Crummey, Mackenzie Carter, Karli Johnson, Catlin Harvin, Camryn Payne, Marissa Rhoden and coach Robert Davis. We played three games on Saturday (October 5) going 2-1 and went into single elimination on Sunday, said Mr. Davis. We played the rst two games back-to-back, winning both and putting us in the championship. He said each player contributed at some point in the tournament. The defensive player of the weekend was Ms. Crummey for her outstanding pitching and Ms. Hickman was named oensive player of the tournament with three doubles, three singles and several RBIs, the coach said. Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm NO EXCEPTIONS!
ursday, October 10, 2013 T B C P Page 15 Page 14 T B C P ursday, October 10, 2013 Class i fied ads and no tic es must be paid in advance, and be in our office no lat er than 4:00 pm the Monday preceding pub li ca tion, unless otherwise arranged in advance. Ads can be mailed provided they are accompanied by payment and instructions. They should be mailed to: Class i fied Ads, The Baker County Press, P.O. Box 598, Mac clen ny, FL 32063. We can not assume responsibility for ac curacy of ads or notices given over the telephone. Li a bil i ty for errors in all advertising will be limited to the first publication only. If after that time, the ad continues to run without notification of error by the person or agen cy for whom it was pub lish ed, then that party as sumes full payment re spon sibility. The Baker County Press reserves the right to refuse advertising or any oth er mate ri al which in the opinion of the publisher does not meet standards of publication. Pro Form 785-SS spacesaver treadmill exercise machine with heart rate, pulse and all monitors $275; Razor electric scooter, needs battery, like new condition $50; ORECK uprite vacuum $40; George Foreman kitchen grill $20. 259-2271. 10/10p Wheelchairtransport chair-lift chair; used only two months. Joanne Covington 259-2335. 10/10p FINALLY-The historic Franklin Mercantile reopens for your business this Saturday October 12! Then operating Fridays and Saturdays 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Railroad track in Glen. 259-6040. Follow us on facebook! 10/10c Brand new sofa $50; washing machine $150; electric stove $150; 2 harvest tables $400 for both; other items available. 904653-1702. 10/10p Artists. Oils, acrylics, water colors, Canvas es, draw ing pads and much more. On sale now. The Of ce Mart, 110 S. Fifth Street, 259-3737. tfc Camille Beckman hand cream, Root candles, unique gift items. Southern Charm 110 S. 5th Street. 259-4140. 4/28tfc Ofce Supplies, printer and fax cartridges, rubber stamps and much more. We specialize in hard to nd items. The Ofce Mart, 110 S. 5th Street. 259-3737. 4/28tfc MISCELLANEOUS In Home Daycare located on Highway 185 in Georgia. References available. Please call Anna Hilson. 912-843-2634. 10/1031p Desperate for job. No car, no food; cant take care of baby. Will work any kind of odd job if you will pick me up and give ride home. $10/hour or $8/hour for senior citizens. Prayer and this ad last hope. Please call John 904-322-0281. 10/10-17p Landscaping mulch. Thrift Log Homes. 259-2900. 3/7tfc 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 AIRLINE CAREERS begin here Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technician training. Housing and Financial aid for qual ied students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 866-314-3769. 10/10p AUTOMOBILES 1949 Chevy pick-up. Rat Rod-327 engine, 400 turbo transmission, 50% com plete-100% intact. $2100 OBO, negotiable. 904-386-8745 or 904-275-4095. 10/10p 1995 Buick Riviera. Good car. $2500 OBO. 912-843-2528. 9/26-10/17p 2002 Dodge Durango. Nice body and tires; 7 passenger; cold AC. Needs head gasket. $1500 or trade. Call 904-5710913. 10/10p 2000 Ford Explorer, Eddie Bauer Edition. Leather seats, 6 disc CD player, sunroof. $2300 OBO. 904-699-2904. 10/10p ANIMALS Dogs: all types from puppies to adults. Animal Control, $65 adoption fees will apply. 259-6786. 11/20tfc 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 Masters Level Clinician: Lake City area, Florida. FT/PT/Contractual Qualications: MA/MS in Psychology or related eld, with two years experience providing direct ser vices. Licensed eligible or registered intern preferred Salary: 38,000 43,000 Email resume to: firstname.lastname@example.org or fax (386) 754-9017. 10/10-17p POSITION AVAILABLE: PLUMBER/PIPEFITTERS HELPER. Commercial and industrial work. Must have good driving record and pass background check. DFWP 3884799. If interested, complete and submit online application at www.gatewaycontractinginc.com. No walk-ins. 10/10-31p Class A Industrial Mechanic/Electrician for 2nd /3rd Shift Maintenance Crew. Must have 5 years experience. We are an EECC, Drug free workplace. Health/Dental/Life Insurance, paid Holidays/Vacations. Apply at Gilman Building Products, 6640 CR 218, Maxville, FL 32234 or fax resume to (904) 289-7736. 10/10-11/14c Drivers: Guaranteed Home EVERY Weekend! Company: All Miles PAID (Loaded or Empty)! Lease: To Own NO Money Down, NO Credit Check! Call: 1-866-823-0323. 10/10p Drivers: $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-888-567-3110. 10/10-31p Hiring Experienced Carpenters. Some travel required. Paid expenses. Please call 1-888-678-8966 Extension 1189. 10/10p Baker Prevention Coalition seeks dynamic part-time contracted staff. Minimum AA degree or 5 years Behavioral Health. KSAs: community knowledge, positive attitude, effective relationship building, computer and public speaking. Background/drug screen required. Send resume to BPCI, P.O. Box 914, Macclenny, FL 32063. Closes 10-17-13. 10/3-10p Baker County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for the following position: Administrative Assistant/ Dispatcher. Two or more years of professional experience in administration posi tion preferred. Must have an approachable personality and the ability to learn quickly. Excellent typing and computer skills with ability to operate Microsoft applications, such as excel, outlook, and work prociently. High school diploma required as well as a valid Florida Drivers License. Applications and Complete job requirements are available at the Baker County Administration Building located at 55 North Third Street, Macclenny Florida 32063. Deadline for submitting applications is Thursday, October 17, 2013 at 3:00pm. Baker County is a drug free work place and EO employer. Potential candidates must pass background check. 10/3-10c Part-time dental hygienist. Email resume to email@example.com or present in per son to Dr. Carters ofce, 571 S. 6th Street. 904-653-3333. 10/3-10/17c Experienced painters needed. Peacock Painting, 259-5877. 2/21tfc Auto Sales, In home sales or any sales experience. Small roong company looking for an outside salesman, no roong experience needed, will train. Please call 1-866959-7663. 10/3-31p DRIVERS-TRACTOR TRAILER DUMP Cypress Truck Lines seeks 5 TT Dump Drivers (150 mile radius) Company Drivers Only*Assigned Tractors*Medical/Dental/ Vision*Paid Orientation*Paid Training*6 Paid Holidays. 6 Mo TT Dump Exp & Class A CDL Req! Call 1-(888) 235-8862 www. cypresstruck.com. 10/10-17p DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW! Learn to drive for US Xpress! Earn $700 per week! No experience needed! Local CDL Traning. Job ready in 15 days! (888)3681964. 10/10p Experienced OTR Flatbed Drivers earn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 sign on to Qualied drivers. Home most weekends. Call: (843)266-3731 / www.bulldoghiway. EOE. 10/10p com. EOE. 10/10p 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. 2013 Liveoak 3 BR, 2 BA 30x68 MH on 5 acres; in Glen. 2017 SF, tape and textured; pond and shed. $170,000 OBO. 904-7725212. 9/19-10/10p 5 acres on St. Marys River, zoned Ag; high and dry. Ready to build on; very nice wooded acres. $54,900; two to pick from. 904-591-2640. 7/18tfc Lots for sale, Copper Creek and Gleneld Oaks subdivisions. $32,000 each. Call 904-813-1580. 2/7tfc Blue Ridge Mountain Land Liquidation! 1.37 acres, national forest access, only $9,800. Was $74,900. Hardwood setting, breathtaking mountain/ valley views. Mild climate, Tremendous 4season recreation. Paved rds, UG utilities, water. Excellent financing. Call 1-866-952-5303, x21. 10/10p Foreclosed Cabin On 4 Acres! Just $89,900. Bring your hammer & nails. Great xer upper on beautiful wooded rolling land. Enjoy wildlife, creeks, ponds, lake access. Must see! Call 877-888-0267, x 436. 10/10p LAND & CABIN PACKAGE ON CUMBERLAND PLATEAU! 10 Acres and 1200 sq. ft. cabin $49,900. Minutes from 4 State Parks & TN River. Call 877-282-4409. 10/10p Bank Approved Sale. Smith Lake Alabama. Deep Dockable Home Sites from $59,900 (Take Virtual Tour @ LiveLakefront.com). 24 Prime Lake front lots or dered sold October 12th. Buy at pennies on the dollar all must go! Open or wooded level throughout to the waters edge. Make an early appointment. Banks loss Your gain! Dont miss this. Its unbelievable land at an unbelievable price Call now for early appointment! 1-877-448-6816. 10/10p FOR RENT 3 BR, 2 full BA mobile home in Macclenny. $750/month plus deposit. 904-562-9494. 10/3-10p 2 BR apartment in city limits. $600/ month. Service animals only. 259-6616. 10/10-17p 3 BR, 1 BA house in Sanderson. $700/ month plus rst and last months rent. Call James at 904-397-0410. 10/10-17p 2 BR, 1 BA house in Macclenny. $700/ month plus rst and last months rent. Call James at 904-397-0410 for details. 10/10-17p 3 BR, 1 BA brick home in city. Carport and utility room, CH/A. $750/month plus $750 deposit. 259-7862. 10/10p 3 BR, 2 BA home located in Country Club Estates. $975/month. 259-9119. 10/10p 2 BR, 1 BA very nice older house in Macclenny. Remodeled, CH/A, large fenced yard. Service animals only. $750/month plus $500 deposit. 904-881-7977. 10/10p Room and board, Taylor area, $135/ month; camper hook-up free. 904-6531702. 10/10p Small 2 BR trailer in Cuyler, Bob White Lane. $500/month. 912-843-2221. 10/10p 2 BR mobile home; Pine Oaks Circle, South, Macclenny. Gwen 259-9128 or 904-607-7256. 10/10p 2 BR, 1 BA house in Macclenny. $650/ month plus $650 deposit. 904-874-3361. 10/10c Clean 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home. 8306 Woodlawn Road. $550/month plus $550 deposit. Call 904-813-1580 or 259-2255. 10/3tfc Crockett Building 1 BR apartment. $450/month plus deposit. Service animals only; no small children. 19 W. Macclenny Avenue. 904-237-1288. 10/3-10p 2 BR, 1 BA mobile home in Georgia Bend area. Garbage, water, sewage and lawn care included. $350/month plus $350 deposit. 1st month pro-rated. 904-219-2690 or 912-843-8165 10/3tfc Newly remodeled 28x65 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home on 1 acre, on Mud Lake Road. Lawn maintenance included. Service animals only. $950/month plus $1250 deposit. 259-9066. 9/19tfc 2 BR, 1 BA in Taylor. $450/month, 1st, last and $300 deposit. 259-7335. 9/5tfc 2 BR, 2 BA on Boggie Street. CH/A. $550/ FOR SALE YARD SALES Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.3:00 p.m., End of Glynn Allyn, off 125 South, between Woodlawn and Mudlake. Dining table, $20, winter clothes, boys 10-12, misses 10-15 and plus size, lots more. Rain or shine. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.?, 4162 Birch Street, Macclenny II. Three family; furniture, clothes, seasonal decorations and much more. Rain or shine. Thursday, Friday and Saturday 8:00 a.m.-?, US 90 Mini Storage, Units 2 and 3. Glass ower vases, 2 drawer le cabinet, movies, CDs and much more. Rain cancels. Friday, 9:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 708 Shortputt Drive, Macclenny. CJ-5 Jeep, kitchen appliances, designer clothes and shoes, boys clothing, toys. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?, 592 N. 5th Street, Macclenny. Lots of stuff. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?, 433 Magnolia Drive, Macclenny. Moving sale; furniture, applianceseverything must go! Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?, 9721 S. Clinton Avenue, Glen. TVs, computers and much more. Friday and Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., 49 W. Stansell Avenue. 3 family; table/chairs, clothes, shoes, purses, baby clothes, household items, TV, red/white 5 stop-122 button accordion. Friday and Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-?, 5909 Steele Bridge Road. Furniture, collectable dolls, church dresses, plants, Christmas items, kitchen utensils, jewelry, beanie babies-doll collectors dont miss! Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 510 5th Street. Girl baby clothes, mens jeans, bedroom furniture; lots more. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 930 Red Fox Way, Fox Ridge. Indoor moving sale. Dora canopy bed, furniture, tness equipment, swing set, clothes and more. Great prices. All must go! Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Big indoor sale at the COA, 101 E. Macclenny Ave, lots of good things, priced to sell. After 12:00 you can ll a bag for a dollar! We need to empty our shed! Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., Church yard across from park in Glen. Saturday, 9:00 a.m.-?, 748 N. 5th Street. Furniture, king size bed, baby bed, swing, strollers, pack n play, DVDs, games. 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Macclenny Ave. (US 90 East) All Major/Minor Repairs Foreign or Domestic Cars & Light Trucks Specializing in Transmission & Engine Repairs Major Tune-ups All Major Credit Cards accepted259-51499/19-10/10pMARTIN WELL DRILLING & PUMP SERVICE2 wellsMacclenny 259-9014 Cell 838-3517 Bryceville 266-4956 firstname.lastname@example.orgLicense No. FL 2795, GA 566 5/30-11/26pBATHROOM REMODELSNew xtures Ceramic Tile ADA Transformations Roll-in Showers Walk-in TubsCall 259-4580Licensed and insuredCFC056961 10/3-31p DROPTINE TAXIDERMYState Award Winning Taxidermy Hydro-dip Available 904-408-1379 904-612-650910/3-31pBAKER LAWN & TREE SERVICE Hedge Trimming Tree: Trimming, Cutting, Mulched, Removal Pressure Washing 904-408-9361 Licensed & Insured10/3-31pPEACOCK PAINTING, INC.Professional painting Interior Exterior Pressure washing Residential Commercial Parking lot line striping Fully insured & Locally owned 25 years experience259-58772/10tfcMICHAEL & JONATHANS, INC. 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The Ofce Mart 110 South Fifth Street259-3737 5/19tfcPLUMBING-SEWER-SEPTICOver 40 Years Experience 24 Hour Service259-6934 or 904-591-0063CFC032613 MP005858 I-13219RCMD Ronnie Sapp 5/16tfc DEPENDABLE HEATING, AC AND ELECTRICAL CONTRACTOR 259-6546Elec. license # EC-0001471 AC license # CA-C057649 2/10tfcBAKER PUMP SERVICE2 & 4 Wells Drilled & Pump Repairs Pool & Irrigation Pumps On Site repairs. 30 Years Experience 904-338-4738 or 904-259-856510/3-31pFILL DIRTCulverts installed Tim Johnson259-2536 904-838-28185/11tfcA & D IRRIGATION & PRESSURE WASHING LLC. 651-17399/26-10/17pCYPRESS HOME BUILDERS, INC.Custom New Home Construction Jody Paul Thrift904-591-26402/10tfc LAND CLEARING A little or a lot904-521-15062/10tfcGATEWAY PEST CONTROL, INC. 259-3808All types of pest control Call Eston, Shannon or Bill Ask about our re ant control6/26tfcRICH LAURAMORE CONSTRUCTION, INC.Custom homes 259-4893 or 403-4781 cell RR License No. 282811470 11/19tfcSIGNS & DESIGNS BY ELLEN Magnetics Window & Vehicle Graphics & Lettering T-shirt Applications BEST PRICES IN THE COUNTY 259-6135 9/5-12/26pFULL LINE OF WEDDING INVITATIONS & ACCESSORIESShower and anniversary invitations The Ofce Mart 110 South 5th Street259-37374/28tfc ADJUNCT INSTRUCTORS SPRING TERM 2014 AMERICAN HISTORY Teach American History on campus during the day. Masters degree in History required. Contact Dana Brady at email@example.com BIOLOGY Must have a Masters degree in Biology or a Masters degree with 18 graduate hours in Biology. Classes and labs may be during the day or in the evening at the Lake City campus. Contact Matthew Peace at 386.754.4213 or email at matthew. firstname.lastname@example.org CHEMISTRY Must have a Masters degree in Chemistry or a Masters degree with 18 graduate hours in Chemistry. Classes and labs may be during the day or in the evening at the Lake City campus. Contact Matthew Peace at 386.754.4213 or email at email@example.com GENERAL PSYCHOLOGY Teach General Psychology on campus during the day. Masters degree in Psychology required. Contact Dana Brady at firstname.lastname@example.org HORTICULTURE Develop and teach online courses in Horticulture. Masters degree in horticulture or similar and at least three years of experience in online course development and teaching horticulture or similar required. Horticulture industry experience desired. Work with faculty in the golf and landscape programs to convert existing credit courses for online delivery. Send resumes to John R. Piersol at john. email@example.com or call 386.754.4225 MATHEMATICS-COLLEGE LEVEL Must have a Masters degree in Mathematics or a Masters degree with 18 graduate hours in mathematics. Classes may be during the day or in the evening at the Lake City campus. Contact Matthew Peace at 386.754.4213 or email at matthew. firstname.lastname@example.org NURSING CLINICAL BSN Required. Masters degree in nursing preferred. At least two years of recent clinical experience required. Contact Melody Corso at 386.754.4323 or melody.corso@fgc. edu. PHYSICS/PHYSICAL SCIENCE Must have a Masters degree in Physics or Physical Science or a Masters degree with 18 graduate hours in Physics or Physical Science. Classes may be during the day or in the evening at the Lake City campus. Contact Matthew Peace at 386.754.4213 or email@example.com College application and copies of transcripts required. Foreign transcripts must be submitted with a translation and evaluation. Application available at www.fgc.eduFGC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education & Employment ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, NURSING 224 DUTY DAYS-TENURE TRACK Conduct the learning experience in the classroom, laboratory, and/ or clinical areas. Prepare for instruction. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the subject matter, use appropriate and current technology in the teaching and learning process. Hours will vary and requires evenings. Master of Science in Nursing degree and be licensed in Florida or be eligible for licensure in Florida required. Three years of experience as staff nurse (acute care preferred). Ability to effectively communicate and present information in a coherent manner. Computer Literate. Teaching experience. EXCELLENT SALARY PAID BENEFITS DESIRABLE SCHEDULE Application Deadline: Open Until Filled Persons interested should provide College application, vita, and photocopies of transcripts. Foreign transcripts must be submitted with Position details and applications www.fgc.edu Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place Lake City, FL 32025-2007 Phone (386) 754-4314 Fax (386) 754-4814 firstname.lastname@example.orgFGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education and Employment Service you deserve with people you can trust!Judy Crews (239) 887-7712For all your Florida Real Estate & Property Management needsCall(904) 397-02631484-C South 6th St. MacclennyYour experienced hometown realtor month, 1st, last and $300 deposit. 2597335. 9/5tfc COMMERCIAL FR For Lease1500 SF retail/office space at 541 S. 6th Street, Macclenny. $1300/ month.Call Jack at 904-616-9432. 9/26tfc Professional retail office space for lease. Prime location on Hwy 121 Call 259-9022 for details. 11/3tfc MOBILE HOMES I BUY USED MOBILE HOMES. Cash!! Paid immediately. 259-4663. 9/19-10/10c FORECLOSURE 3 BR on 2 acres. $69,900. Remodeled; small pond. waynefrier macclenny.com. 259-4663. 9/19-10/10c BRAND NEW 2014 4 BR doublewide. $49,900 set-up and delivered. waynefriermacclenny.com. 9/19-10/10c Never Titled, all warranties apply. 3 BR, 2 BA, only $285/month. 904-783-4619. 10/3-10c Used 16x80 3 BR, 2 BA. $1000 down and $200/month. 904-783-4619. 10/3-10c Dollar and a Deed gets you a new 3 BR, 2 BA at only $275/month. 904-783-4619. 10/3-10c Only 4 left. 2200 SF 4 BR, 3 BA. Only $400/month. 904-783-4619. 10/3-10cJON SHUMAKESPORT S EDITOR email@example.comRecords are made to be broken. Thats a mantra the BCHS swim team has taken to heart as six school records were set during the teams meets at Suwannee and Clay. Three record-breaking times were set when the Wildcats traveled to Suwannee on October 1. style with a time of 1:05.37, beating her previous mark by less than four-tenths of a second. Jonathan Mobley followed it up by setting the school record in the boys 100-yard freestyle with a time of 59.07 to take secahead of teammate Daughton Martin. Finally, the girls 200-yard freestyle relay team set a new Even with all the record-set ished behind Suwannee by an overall score of 183-113. The boys were outscored 93-51, while the girls lost 90-62. In addition to the new records, there were still impressive performances by the swimmers despite the overall outcome. Andrea Clark and Bethany Richardson swept the top two spots in the girls 200-yard freestyle as Richardson edged out the third-place swimmer by less than ished in third for the boys in the event. Baker Countys girls also swept the top spots in the girls 200-yard individual medley (IM), with Ashton Ray and Ash second, respectively. On the boys the same event by less than eighttenths of a second. Crain continued in the winning lane in the girls 50-yard freestyle by holding off the second-place swimmer by less than boys 50-yard freestyle was almost as close; slightly more than ond in the event, while Matthew in third. In the boys 100-yard breaststroke, Mobley and Morgan 100-yard breaststroke in second place. IM, Jennings was able to win the Ray came in second for the boys in the event. Mark Ray and Simon Brown the boys 100-yard backstroke, and Richardson came in third for the girls. The Wildcats also had three ishes. The girls 200-yard medley relay and the boys 200and 400-yard freestyle relay teams all Baker County swimmers set more school records two days later during a swim meet at Clay, which also featured Middleburg. Crain and Mobley both once again set new school marks in the teams second meet of the week. Crain set a school record time of 1:16.49 in the girls 100yard backstroke to take second in the event. Mobleys time of 26.85 in the boys 50-yard freestyle The third school record was set by Ashton Ray in the girls 200-yard freestyle with a time of 2:32.99. Much like the previous meet, the new records didnt translate to success in the overall scores. The Wildcats finished behind both Middleburg and Clay at the meet, as the Broncos outscored Baker County 140-118, while the Blue Devils cruised to a 223-73 win. The boys team outswam the Middleburg team by a score of 69-53, but fell to Clay 114-38. The girls lost to Middleburg 8749, while falling to Clay 109-35. The Wildcats still had swimevents that the team had participants. Mark Ray did the same for the boys in the event. In the boys 500-yard free style, Brown took second place by beating out the third place swimmer by .08-seconds. Ashton event for the girls. ished in third place in their respective races for the Wildcats in the 200-yard IM. place swimmer and held off the four-tenths of a second in the girls 50-yard freestyle. Brown ended the boys 100yard backstroke in third place for Baker County. Mobley did the same in the boys 100-yard breaststroke. The relay teams had several their events. The girls 200-yard freestyle relay team edged out Middleburgs team by .07-seconds to take second place in the event. The boys 200and 400yard freestyle relay teams both ended their events in third place. The team doesnt have another meet until the swimmers travel to Paxon October 15 for the ber 21. Online C CLet people know whats going onpost your special event online bakercountypress.com Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm
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BAG GOLD ORROSE POTATOES JON SHUMAKESPORT S EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgThe BCHS Wildcat varsity football team shut out the hosting Wolfson Wolfpack (0-5, 0-3) 40-0 the evening of October 4 to improve its record to 4-2 overall and 2-1 against district opponents. The game was almost a carbon copy of the previous weeks beat down of Forrest. For the second straight week, the Wildcats put the game away early with a high-scoring opening quarter. After quarterback Jacob Carter threw an opening drive interception, defensive back Anthony James picked off Wolfsons quarterback and returned it for a touchdown to give the squad a quick 7-0 lead. The offense then got rolling and scored on each of its next two possessions. Carter scored on a short quarterback sneak to cap off a six-play drive. The offense would then take advantage of a fumble re covered by linebacker Hunter Chambers as wide receiver Mike Boone found pay dirt after making several Wolfson defenders miss tackles on a 15-yard catch-and-run. Boones touchdown gave the Wildcats a 21-0 lead go quiet for the most part until the late stages of the game. Carters was Baker Coun tys only score in the second and third quarters. Luckily for the Wildcats, the de fense was able to shut down Wolfsons offense, forcing three turnovers and a forced fumble. James would have added another intercep tion in the second quarter but a questionable pass interfer ence call negated the play, which would have given the offense the ball deep inside the home teams territory. The turnovers were a result of consistent pressure from Baker Countys defense, which for most of the game. They dropped Wolfsons quarterback three times for sacks during the game. rhythm once again late in the game with a 16-point fourth quarter. Running back Dalton Dyal punched the ball in from one-yard out and then converted the two-point conver sion to extend the lead to 32-0 with 7 minutes remaining in the game. Boone caught his second touchdown of the night on a screen pass that he took 15-yards to the house, which was followed by another successful two-point conversion by Dyal. The score was set up by a deep pass from Carter to James that went for about 40-yards. Boones the team the 40-0 win. The victory improved the Wildcats to 2-1 in District 3-5A play. They sit behind Yulee and Bishop Kenny, both 3-0 in the district, and have the same record as Ribault, which lost to Bishop Kenny 4229. Ribault still holds the tiebreaker over the Wildcats after the Trojans won 17-9 at Memorial Stadium September 20, but the loss to Bishop Kenny revives Baker Countys playoff hopes. The Wildcats will have to win for a chance to guarantee a spot in the post season. It all starts when the team hosts the Paxon Golden Eagles (1-4, 1-2) at Memorial Stadium October 11. While the varsity team improved its record, the JV team was unable to continue on the win board. The team fell to 1-4-1 on the season with a 37-15 loss at home to Bishop Kenny on October 3. VAR SITY P HOTOS BY JUD JOHNSON. JV P HOTO BY KELLY REGISTE R Clockwise from left: Blayne Merchant leaps to deect the pass, Joseph McCray ghts o a tackler, and from the JV contest against Bishop Kenny at home is quarterback Owen Register. PHOTO BY JUD JOHNSON Anthony James one his way to the end zone after snatching an interception. PHOTO BY JUD JOHNSON Baker Highs No. 8, Rebekah Long. Wildcats dominate WolfsonJON SHUMAKESPORT S EDITOR email@example.comThe BCHS volleyball program continued to struggle as the var sity team dropped to 5-10 on the season despite playing better and having a key player return from injury. The team was mostly competitive in its three games of the week and was aided by the re turn of junior Rebekah Long, who had missed the majority of the previous three weeks due to injury. She made her return in the Wildcats 0-3 (16-25, 19-25, 17-25) loss at Keystone Heights October 1. Although the team came up short, Long made an immediate impact by leading the squad with three total blocks and her six kills was the second most for the Wildcats. Others played well in the loss, too, as sophomore Ashton Alford had a career-high 14 digs and senior Taylor Hancock added 21 assists. Junior Callie Wheeler led the team with 10 kills. The girls returned home Oc tober 3 for the third annual Play for a Cure match against Trinity. The game raised about $1,000 to benefit Verna Midgett, who works in the middle schools seventh and eighth grade cafeteria and is currently battling breast cancer. There was a short ceremony to honor and show support for those stricken with the disease, as others in attendance who have been affected received a pink rose. The Wildcats played hard against Trinity, but ultimately fell to the Conquerors in an exciting contest 2-3 (25-20, 22-25, 27-25, 12-25, 11-15). The Baker County girls had a chance to put the game out of reach in the second set after rallying back from set at 21, but Trinity responded points to even the match at 1-1. Following a back-and-forth third set that saw the Wildcats take a 2-1 lead in the game, Trinsets to win the match. Wheeler had another great match and she led the team with 14 kills and 25 digs. Long continued to be a welcomed presence on the court as she added 12 kills and two blocks. Freshman Lindsey Love had a nice game with seven kills and four blocks. Junior Taylor Hodges totaled 13 digs and Alford added 11 in solid defensive efforts. The Wildcats once again went home loss to Columbia (18-25, 25-20, 25-21, 19-25, 11-15). They fought back after dropping the first set to take control of the match by winning the next two sets. The girls fell behind quickcit was too much to overcome, which set up the game-deciding Much like the previous set, the Tigers roared out quickly to take a 9-3 lead. The Wildcats slow ly chipped away at the lead and they brought themselves within one when the score was 11-12. But just like the fourth set, it was too big of a hole to climb out of and Columbia sealed the set win. The JV Wildcat volleyball team hasnt had much more success than its varsity counterparts. The JV squad was swept by Keystone team 0-2. The girls then beat Trinitys freshman A-Team 2-0 before falling to the JV team 0-2. The JV Wildcats were swept once more by Columbia 0-2. The ladies will return home October 15 for their final home game of the year for Senior Night.
Page 18 T B C P ursday, October 10, 2013 JON SHUMAKESPORT S EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgThe BCMS Bobcats remained undefeated and moved to 5-0 overall and 2-0 in Florida Crown Conference play with a 26-14 road win at Lake City on October 1. The team scored on two quarterback runs, the Curtis Harmon punched the second quarterback sneak in from short yardage. The defense got in on the scoring, too, as Braden Sanders returned an interception for a touchdown. Savoy Jefferson capped off the teams scoring with a 20-yard touchdown reception. Coach Rock Rhoden said the team came out sluggish but dominated in the fourth quarter. He said depth and conditioning helps the Bobcats stay fresh and play well late into games. We told them during training camp wed win in the second half because wed be in the condition to do so, Coach Rhoden said. Weve got a good group of kids and more depth this year than weve had in the past that keeps the kids from going both ways. It helps us a bunch. The Bobcats were at home on October 8 against Richardson. See next weeks edition for further coverage. The fivegame winning streak isnt the only one the squad is trying to keep alive; the Bobcats havent lost a home game in two years. That streak will be tested by the Wolves, who Coach Rhoden called really big and really good. If the Bobcats are able to get past Richardson and win the following game against Hamilton, they will play the winner of the west ern division for the Florida Crown Conference title. Coach Rhoden is weeks of the season. I feel good, he said. I would take these kids and play anybody in North Florida.Lake City loses 26-14 PHOTOS BY DEBBIE PELH A M Pictured from last weeks Bobcats victory against Lake City Middle School in Columbia County on Octo ber 1 are (clockwise from top) No. 1 Curtis Harmon and No. 18 Braeden Sanders cover an opposing receiver, who went on to score a touchdown; Harmon rushing down eld, No. 28 Conner Butcher looking for a hole in the defense and the Bobcats cheerleaders on the sideline show ing their spirit.