The Baker County press

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The Baker County press
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Baker County press (Macclenny, Fla. 1929)
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Macclenny Fla
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Began Apr. 12, 1929.
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904.259.2400 www.bakercountypress.com bcpress@nefcom.netCOVERING BAKER COUNTY SINCE 1929The countys most professional and extensive source for news, classied, display and real estate listings JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comWhat do you get if you combine American football with another beloved southern past time, corn hole? Gridiron Toss, thats what. Its a new game invented by Baker County native Stacy Simmons with help from his father Johnny Simmons of Glen St. Mary, and his two brothers Matthew and Jeremy, of Glen and Sanderson, respectively. The family debuted Gridiron Toss at last weeks One Spark festival, billed as the worlds largest crowd-funding festival and held in downtown Jack sonville for the second year in a row. The four-day festival drew some 250,000 spectators. While the Simmons family didnt garner any of the cash prizes awarded at the event, they garnered something just as valuable exposure. Its been better than we anticipated, said Stacy Simmons, 42, on the second day of the festival. Weve gotten a lot of good response. This is the first time weve had it out in public and getting peoples opinion on it and its been probably 95 percent positive. Everybody loves it. Most people have been crazy about it and saying it will take off like wild fire. And I believe it. The game incorporates every facet of football, from offense and defense to touchdowns, sacks and interceptions. Though there are various types of games that may be played with one game set, the basic premise is this: two op posing players toss bean-bag footballs onto platforms about 20 feet apart, and depending on where the bags land on the platforms, the respective players are awarded offensive or defensive (negative) yardage, which moves the figurative football up or down a field between the two platforms. Anything that happens in real football, happens in this game, explained Matthew Simmons, 27. And whatever you do, dont toss the bags into the corn holes. Thatll net you a turnover. The Simmons have spent two years perfecting the football simulation game. They showcased it at One Spark in hopes of garnering $100,000 to begin marketing and manu facturing the games, now built by hand in Stacys Jacksonville home. If we have to build it in Stacys garage, were capable of doing it, said the father Johnny Simmons, 65, who works for a Swedish bearing manufactur ing company. They believe starting a league, the first meeting for which will take place later this month, will be the best way to continue to introduce the game to the public and build a following for the product. During One Spark, the Simmons set up a prototype of Gridiron Toss and invited passersby to play. Its awesome, Stacy Sim mons said of One Spark. I love the festival and Im glad we were able to participate in it. While there, the brothers tracked the yardage of players and the top 10 players competed for a game set during a bakercountypress.comVisit our website and vote each week in our online poll. ONLINE POLL RESULTS Who are you most likely to support in the District 4 county commission race ?69% Adam Giddens 24% James Bennett 7% Undecided Purchase this photo at www.bakercountypress.com Photo by Joel AddingonStacy Simmons demonstrates Gridiron Toss at weekend event.Seven BCHS weightlifters qualify for state meet...See page 16Macclenny lauds teen for pulling grandmother from a re ...See page 8Camp Tracey rehab center rejectedSee page 5 Conference Title for the Bobcats!JON SHUMAKE | SPORTS EDITOR | jonshu@live.com Baker County Middle School is quickly becoming the School of Champions. The Bobcat baseball team became the schools third sports team to hoist a conference championship trophy this school year when they defeated the visiting Madison County 2-1 on April 10. Im super proud of my boys, head coach Matt Turner said. To be a second-year program and win a district championship like that shows that Baker County baseball is serious business.School of ChampionsSee page 12 Merging football and corn holeJOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comAn administrative officer with the Baker County Sheriffs Office says theres no cause for alarm at a report that the Glades County jail that served as a model for the struggling Baker County facility is closing for lack of ICE inmates. The facility will reportedly close in the next few months, according to a story in the Glades County Democrat published April 10. Two days before, reporter Charles M. Murphy wrote, Glades County Sheriff Stuart Whiddon made the announcement at a meeting of the Glades County Commission, citing a loss of inmates from the federal agency Immigration and Customs Enforcement, or ICE, that cost the jail $1 million during a two month period. We had a meeting with ICE in Miami last Friday and had a heart-to-heart with them and they told us it probably wont get much better, the sheriff was quoted as saying. He explained the Glades County jail needs at least 400 inmates to stay afloat, but it has averaged about 200 in recent months. Officials in Baker County, where federal inmates includ ing ICE are housed, have said they need about 400 inmates in all, including local prisoners and those from other federal agencies, to remain financially viable. Brian Bishop, the Baker County Sheriffs Office administration chief, said theres nothing to worry about here, and questioned the veracity of the article in the Glades County newspaper. We have been in communication with Glades County officials and they state that they are not closing their facility and are in fact continuing to oper ate and hold ICE detainees, said Mr. Bishop by e-mail last Glades ICE jail reported closing15-year term for string of burglariesOne-half of a two-person team responsible for a rash of home burglaries in Bak er County before and after Christmas, 2012 drew a 15year prison sentence in return for multiple no contest pleas in circuit court on April 8. Charles Wayne Cope, 36, until recently indicated he would go to trial for his role in eight burglaries between Novem ber 29 of that year and midJanuary 6 and at one point insisted on defending himself before William Salmon of Gainesville was reinstated as his taxpayer-fund ed attorney. His co-defendant Julie Driggers, 44, entered similar pleas in November of last year probation after serving more than ten months in county jail. She was poised to testify against Mr. Cope had the case gone to trial. An alert county deputy who recognized the defendants vehicle based on an earlier de scription stopped them on CR 125 on January 15 and noticed a blue pry bar in the car that matched the color on doors that had been forced open at some of the crime scenes. Mr. Cope, a three-time convicted felon from Jacksonville, had a .45 caliber pistol in the car, prompting a felony charge in addition to those of armed burglary, burglary, grand theft, felony criminal mischief and dealing in stolen property. In all, the defendants were charged with eight burglaries during that period, stealing guns, tools, jewelry and elec tronics. The locations were along CR 125 between Glen St. Mary and Cuyler, Crews Rd and CR 23D. They would knock on doors and if someone responded inquire about a lost dog. If no one answered, they forced their way in a rear or side door. Court records show that Charles CopeSee page 2 See page 2 See page 2 Baker County entrant at One Spark in Jax We have been in communication with Glades County ocials and they state they are not closing their facility and are in fact continuing to operate and hold ICE detainees.Administration Chief Brian BishopBaker County Sheris OcePhoto by Debbie PelhamThe BCMS baseball team with their championship trophy.

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Page 2 T B C P ursday, April 17, 2014 Put your sticker on your vehicle and start receiving50 OFF44 OZ. FOUNTAIN DRINKS Visit us today at 7028 E. Mt. Vernon St. Glen St. Mary Put your sticker on your Put your sticker on your Put your sticker on your COME GET YOURFREE STICKER! WATERSLIDES 813-2474Owners: Jay & Kristen Dyalspoiledrottenpartyrentals.comWe specialize in all your party needs!In atable bouncers, slides & combos Cotton candy, snow cone & popcorn machines Tents, tables, chairs & more! Mr. Cope confessed to the burglaries in a taped interview at county jail following his arrest. At the time, he was on supervised release from prison since April of that year after portion of a three-year sentence for burglary in Jackson ville. He also was in prison from early 1997 to July, 2001 for robbery and for a year in 2005-06 for dealing in stolen property. In other sentencings, William F. Padgett, 23, who has addresses in both Jacksonville and Macclenny, was given 18 months less time served for violating probation when he was arrested in January for dealing in stolen property and making a false statement of ownership. Court records show Mr. Padgett was placed on a three-year probation last July for possession of controlled drugs. He also violated terms of the probation by failing to undergo an evaluation for substance abuse. Judge Mark Moseley withheld adjudication of guilt in the case against Wendell Meadows, who pleaded no contest to false imprisonment. He was placed on a two-year probation and given credit for 81 days in jail. The state dropped companion counts of battery and assault. Jimmy Hugh Yarborough pleaded no contest to sale of a controlled substance and was tion. The judge withheld adjudication. Fredrick Yokum will be on probation 18 months in return for his plea to felony driving on a suspended license as an habitual offender. He was given credit for 29 days in county jail. A warrant was issued for Melvin Norman after he failed to appear for driving on a suspended license as a repeat offender. During a regular court ses sion on March 25, Judge Mosley ordered John R. Akridge Jr. to county jail for a year after he pleaded no contest to multiple counts of possession of controlled drugs, felony driving on a suspended license and domestic battery. Jeremiah Jones entered a similar plea to possession of a controlled substance and was placed on probation 18 months. The judge allowed 60 days jail as the sentence for Lewis Karnes, who pleaded no contest to a lesser charge of trespass and petty theft. Charles Northington Jr. pleaded no contest to posses sion of cocaine, misdemeanor marijuana and paraphernalia possession and will be in county jail 180 days. Michael T. Williams drew a 30-month probation for agThe judge ordered Britney McEachin onto three-year concurrent probation terms for felony theft and tampering From page 1 week. We have not seen a drastic reduction, in fact, February ICE ADP [average daily population] was 216, which is above what we had been told to pre pare for, he said. The next month in March, ICE average dropped slightly to 202, according to a report from the sheriffs office, which manages the county jail thats owned by the nonprofit Baker Correctional Development Corporation, or BCDC. Since October, the beginning of BCDCs fiscal year, the average has hovered between a low last month of 202 and a high in January of 232. According to the Glades County Democrat, however, the facility there has a $3 million reserve fund that can keep it operating for three to five months, but 100 layoffs are expected along with the transfer of inmates back to the former county jail, which needs minor repairs to accommodate the move. The Glades County sheriffs administration offices, now at the new Glades facility, are expected to move to the county health department. Mr. Bishop said theres no cause for concern in Baker County, though. He said Sheriff Joey Dobson spoke with Sheriff Whiddon and Dobson was assured the facility was not closing. Since it appears that Glades is not going to be closing, we would anticipate no change in our situation. We are confident in our partnership with ICE. This is based on our communication with ICE leadership, reinforcing our partnership and expressing to us the value of our facility in their operation, said Mr. Bishop. But it may not be ICE that local officials have to worry about. Glades County officials reportedly blamed the loss of federal prisoners on the Obama administrations relaxation of enforcement of immigration laws. This isnt because of how we ran the facility, Sheriff Whiddon was quoted as saying. This is about Democrats in Washington not wanting to arrest people who are here illegally. Sheriff Whiddon did not return a call from The Press attempting to confirm his public statements. Other recent news reports show there may be some validity to the criticism about lax enforce ment of immigration laws. TheHill.com, which chronicles Congress and the national political scene, reported on March 31 that ICE officials released some 68,000 illegal immigrants during 2013. The Hill cited an internal Department of Homeland Security document known as the Weekly Departures and Detention Report, showing ICE agents encountered 193,357 illegal immigrants with past criminal convictions but issued charging documents for only 125,478. The report is available online at http://cis.org/ sites/cis.org/files/2013-wrd.pdf. A follow-up story in the Democrat indicates the sheriff and the Glades Correctional Development Corporation (GCDC), the non-profit managing the facility, are negotiating with bondholders on its future. They (the bondholders) dont want to close it, Sheriff Whiddon was quoted as saying. Were trying to come up with something, financially, that will work. According to the Glades sheriff, who inherited the facility from his predecessor who he defeated and who has since died, the county and bondholders have been hung out to dry by ICE because they promised to fill the jail then ceased picking up illegals on orders from Washington. His sentiments were echoed by Alvin Ward, chairman of the non-profit GCDC. Said he, They said if you build it, well fill it. ICE is not holding up their end of the bargain. GCDC secured a 24-year, $33 million bond to build the facility. Its counterpart in Baker County bonded through the same broker for $40 million on a 3o-year obligation. From page 1 shootout tournament on Saturday. The winner was a football coach from Camden County, which was not surprising to Matthew Simmons. I feel like the reason he won it is because he understood football and had some strategy to his game, he said. They also gave away a game set to a very eager player who returned to volunteer with the family at One Spark after learning the ins and outs of the game. That made us feel good, said Matthew Simmons. Once they (visitors) realized what it was, they loved it. We tried really hard to make it as realistic as possible and flow like a game [of football], he said. The game can be bought through the products website for $285, but the Simmons brothers hope to reduce the price tag by starting large scale manufacturing in the future. Right now theyre made by hand, said Matthew Simmons. To see Gridiron Toss in action at One Spark, visit www. bakercountypress.com to view video of the Simmons venue at the festival. From page 1Glades ICE jail said closing...15 years for eight burglaries...He was Spark entrant...JON SHUMAKE jonshu@live.comA Glen St. Mary man was arrested for felony cruelty toward a child and interfering with the custody of a minor on the afternoon of April 10 after he refused to hand over a child in a court-ordered exchange. Clayton Easter, 22, confronted mother Ashley Stevens of Jacksonville when she went to his residence on Franklin St. and she told Deputy Jeremiah Johnson that he spit in her face. The suspect carried the child outside and the deputy told him Ms. Stevens has a court order to pick up the child, and Mr. Easter replied, You cant take my child from my hands. I know the law. Deputy Johnson repeatedly requested the suspect hand over the child but he refused and cursed at the officer. The deputy called dispatch for more officers and Mr. Easter positioned the child between himself and any officer that tried to get close to him. The authorities couldnt get close to the suspect in fear of injuring the child. After about 30 minutes of negotiation, Mr. Easter agreed to hand the child over if he was allowed to have a cigarette before he was arrested. Once he complied, he was arrested for the multiple felony charges. He was also charged with misdemeanor battery and resisting without violence. Mr. Easters sister, Christina Jeffers, was also arrested for breach of peace and resisting arrest without violence after she cursed at the officers while they were arresting her brother. The 31-year-old Glen St. Mary resident ignored several warnings that she would be arrested if she continued to cause a disturbance. Deputy Johnny Hodges tried to handcuff her for breach of peace but she ran into the residence before he could get to her and locked the door. The deputy kicked in the door and found Ms. Jeffers in the kitchen. Homeowner Tammy Smith was notified about the damage to the door. Police responded to the same residence later in the same evening after Ms. Smith noticed several items, including a cell phone and her sons wallet, had been stolen. The door that was broken from being kicked in allowed easy access into the residence. Ms. Smith said she thinks Ms. Stevens returned to the residence and took the items after the incident earlier in the day. Ms. Stevens was contacted and admitted to returning to the residence and taking the items. Clayton EasterMan refused to surrender a childCorrectionThe Press erred in the April 10 edition on the quantity of marijuana allegedly stolen in a April 2 burglary at the west Macclenny residence of Courtney Krajewski and Ryan Durrett. The amount was 7-8 grams, not ounces. Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm NO EXCEPTIONS! ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Monday & Friday at 8 pm 209 Macclenny Ave.Call Wanda 904-994-7750 NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Tuesday & Thursday at 6:45 7:45 pm Baker County Health Department

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Page3APRIL 17, 2014 Ive been married for almost 33 years, so you would think that I wouldnt be surprised by very much. But this is an actual conversation from the Gerard household last night. Wake up, my wife says as she nudges me. What? Are you awake? Yes. Why? Its dark, she answers. I look at the lighted dial of my watch. Its 4 am. Its supposed to be dark. No, she says. Its very, very dark. Uh huh. I think the lights are out. Thats why its dark. I mean the power, she says, getting frustrated with my inability to understand anything at all at 4 am. You need to check. I reach over and turn on my lamp. It suddenly is not dark any more. Okay, she says as I turn off the light. It just seemed darker than usual. You know, you could have turned your head and looked at your clock radio without waking me up. Oh. I was awake. I guess insomnia loves company. Ive noticed something lately. Sleeping is becoming an issue as I get older. I dont know anything about it so perhaps that is natural, but I seem to sleep less the older I get. Ive never been one to need or seven hours. Even on va cation or on the weekends I regularly get up around 7 am to start my day. I just cant lie in bed any longer. My wife needs much more sleep and isnt really happy without 9 or 10 hours. She also sleeps a little later than me. When I was a kid, I could stay abed for hours on a Saturday morning. In fact, my parents had to roust me out of bed or I would sleep until noon. Perhaps my body need ed the extra sleep. Im inclined to think it had to do with not having responsibilities. I didnt have any reason to get up so I didnt. If I did have a reason, like cutting the lawn, I didnt get up because I didnt want to do it and hoped my parents would forget. They never did. The older you get the more responsibilities pile up on you. Your Saturdays are full of things that have to be done because its the weekend and its the only time to do them. With responsibilities come worries, and troubles never lead to a restful sleep. Im one of those who usuminutes of laying my head on the pillow. I close my eyes and I am in dreamland. Im a light sleeper though, easily awakened by my sons coming in from prowling around or by the cat whining at the window. Once I am awake, its often hard to get back to sleep, like at 4 am. when Im pondering the difference between dark and very dark. Im not alone. I mentioned this to Brittinie Johnson, who works with me at the high school. Oh, thats nothing. My husband has to have his blanket and if I happen to be using it he will snatch it off me. But he wont give me another one, so Ill be lying there all cold with no blanket. As I mentioned, my wife needs more sleep than me, so its customary for her to go to bed much earlier. One night I was really tired and while she the computer I couldnt keep my eyes open and went to bed. About an hour later she had into the bedroom where I was fast asleep. She turned on the light and stood at the bottom of the bed with her hands on her hips. Light sleeper Bob opened one eye. What are you doing? Uh sleeping. Or I was. Why? Im tired? You never go to sleep before I do. With that, she turned off the light and went to sleep, leaving me awake and pondering for the next two hours. I suppose I gave the wrong answer. I should have said, Because its dark. Very dark.simply not have the money for that day. Its disheartening to think of a child, or anyone, having to go hungry and I feel sure that teachers/ sta in our school systems go above and beyond to ensure that no child goes without food. However, this policy will assist in aiding those students. This will not become something for kids to take advantage of, for it simply states they will not be able to charge more than two meals. Its a good deed for those tough days or forgetful mo ments that I think we could all agree we experience. Courtney McGuire Crews: Its ne as long as the school develops a better system of notify parents when the balance is low. Hannah Going Woodru: Does it mean you can only credit two lunches, or that you cant credit one lunch that exceeds the cost of two generic school lunches? Such as, getting a large plate of fries and pizza which cost more than your normal school lunch. Jamie Webb Virgina: There is a system in place where you can prepay any amount you want so its in your kids account. If they forget lunch then money is already there to use. If not, now with the new policy they get two credits that can be used but must be repaid. And if the parents are not held re sponsible, who should be? Robert Thompson: Any parents who let their kids balance go for more than a day or two should have their names published in The Press. If public shame doesnt work, then have them arrest ed for child endangerment. Some people just dont care that somebody else is having to foot their bill. Todays date (April 15-tax day) is a great re minder of that. Get in on the Facebook dis cussion by searching for The Baker County Press and liking our page to stay informed. We post news, events, links to photos, video and other content at www.bakercounty press.com. LIKE US ONFACEBOOK TO JOIN THE DISCUSSION IMPRESS I ONSJim McGauley New policy on credit lunchesA new policy has been put into place regarding charging a lunch at the schools. It allows students buy lunches on a credit basis as deemed necessary by the school principal, provided the meal charges do not exceed the prevailing cost of two lunches. No breakfast meals may be sold on credit and money owed will be collected at all schools and repaid to the cafeteria, according to the revised policy. Your thoughts on whether the policy solves the problem or more should be done. Kathleen Esford Johnson: I feel condent in this county if a child cant pay for a meal while in school there will be a kind hand on site that will make sure a child eats no matter what policy is in place. And I am thankful for that. James Clay Rhoden: It is only for the hot lunches and not for any ala carte items and designed to allow the child to eat if for some reason they dont have enough in the account or forget their money and not to embarrass the child or point them out. Finally a system that is for the children! David Weathers: Lets just encourage the kids to be criminals so they can go to prison and get three free meals a day since the gov ernment cares more about criminals then the future of this country. Becki Crews: This a great idea. Sometimes parents or kids forget, or the family may MY SIDE OFTHE MATTERROBERT GERARD Two recent developments the ongoing turmoil over use of exist exit of the First Coast YMCA from the scene except for fee-based sports would seem to present us with a golden opportunity. Its time to re-think the entire public recreation picture in Baker County. The county commission, unless it prefers unbounded discus should take the initiative and reach out to the City of Macclenny to form a consolidated recreation department. Remnants of the YMCA organization (a local board of directors still exists) should be brought into the mix as well, with or without cooperation from the First Coast organization that, if I was a betting man, probably is looking for a way of pulling out of Baker County altogether. Good riddance. A recreation department should focus on some attainable goals: youth sports (baseball, football, soccer, basketball and swimming) and adult activities (exercise classes, walking groups, art classes, etc.) all fee-based. If you play, you pay. Sooner than later, the newly formed recreation department would seek out a director with professional experience (theyre out there) to report to its own directors appointed by both elected boards for limited terms (no pay). As for the infrastructure, well, theres the problem. Unless we institute night baseball at all levels, it looks like we could use more companies who seek our favor for reasons that have nothing to do with recreation or our well-being. We have a wonderful pool (if the Y bugs out, it reverts to the City years to realize its potential. For now, the immediate needs are in the Macclenny area. Funding? This is the painful part. Macclenny has some wiggle room when it comes to sweetening the pot, but not much. Until governments consolidate here, theyll always have the argument that city funds should be used for projAnyone who thinks the county commission is swimming in exget year again, and unless it slashes away at existing spending it will dip into scarce reserves once again. Kicking the can down the road, if you will. So that leaves us beholden to the generosity of others state and federal grants, private foundations, private business, endow lic funds bring in. The countys dismal health statistics may turn out private foundations and those who dispense grant largesse. Baker County has an existing motel bed tax intended for use on a civic center that will likely never be built. Why cant the enabling legislation be changed to pledge the money for a multi-use center (for indoor recreation, civic gatherings, private parties and even revenue-producing events)? An ideal location is property already owned by Macclenny and the health department. The upshot of all this? Its gonna take money and local government agencies cant foot the bill alone. That means we have to be creative and we have to avoid soaking users of the facilities to the point that they cant afford to participate. If were really serious about recreation opportunities in Baker County, this is the direction well have to take. A real challenge.Time to re-think recreation planSleep emerging as issue of aging T B C P 104 South Fifth St. 904-259-2400 gotcommentscomplaintssuggestionsstory ideasAs simple as an e-mail..... If you have any information you think we need to know, send it to: editor@bakercountypress.com

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Page 4 T B C P ursday, April 17, 2014 WALKDOCwith theand DOHBaker County Health Department StaffFriday, April 18 6-7:00 pmat Memorial Park (duck pond)Dr. William Nields would like to invite you to Walk with the Doc. This is a family fun activity to promote healthy life choices and improve personal health. Come join us for a walk around the trail at the duck pond. Stick around immediately following the walk for our Movie in the Park event.There will be a Game Truck, Glow in the Dark Easter Egg Hunt and a showing of the movie Hop. Sponsored by:Baker County Health Department480 W. Lowder St., Macclenny | (904) 259-6291 and DOHBaker County Health Department Staff A vacant house belonging to an owner who lives elsewhere in north Macclenny was ran sacked and looted of property sometime in the month prior to April 13 when he went there to pick up belongings. Kevin Walton told Deputy Justin Yingling the property at Islamorada Dr. in the citys northeast corner was ransacked with clothing and other property scattered about jewelry, a telescope and elec tronic games valued at nearly $700 were missing. Mr. Walton estimated structure damage at $5000. A neighbor told Deputy Yingling he saw a male juvenile, 17, leaving the premises about a month before with what appeared to be items in his hands. He was possibly with a girl, 14, the witness said could be his sister. In other recent thefts, Elizabeth Lane of Macclenny called police when she went to her rented garage at US 90 Mini-Storage on the citys east side and found the lock severed and an estimated $1800 in property stolen. She told Deputy Michael Clark the items consisted of furniture. Wendy Florio of Glen St. Mary reported the morning of April 9 that someone entered her 1997 Dodge pickup and stole a credit card from the console. It was parked in front of her residence on Sherman Ave., and Ms. Florio told Deputy Tony Norman the theft occurred sometime during the previous two days. A check with Vystar Credit Union revealed someone attempted to use the card. Billy Irish told police the morning of April 10 that someone entered his 2007 Toyota pickup parked on South 7th St. in Macclenny and stole a .45 caliber handgun valued at $400. He told Deputy Jeremiah Johnson the theft occurred sometime the previous night. In a case of criminal mischief, Ryan Johnson, 23, of Glen St. Mary was named in a criminal complaint as the person who damaged the front door of a residence on North 4th St. in Macclenny in the early morning of April 8. Jason Morgan told Deputy Yingling he was awakened about 2:30 by the sound of Mr. Johnson standing in his yard cursing loudly. The suspect then went to the door and repeatedly kicked it before driving off with spinning tires when told police were called. Damage to the door, its frame and jamb was estimated at $500.JON SHUMAKE jonshu@live.comPolice arrested a Macclenny man for using a firearm while intoxicated in the early morning of April 13 after witnesses said he stood by his mailbox yelling threats to shoot people and racial slurs. Deputy Justin Yingling saw Michael Perry, 37, enter his house on MLK Dr. carrying a shotgun when he and Deputy Daryl Mobley arrived on the scene. The deputies ordered the suspect out of the house at gunpoint and when he was placed in the backseat of the patrol car, Dep. Yingling searched the house and found the shotgun and three un spent shotgun shells just in front of the front porch. Mr. Perry told the officers several people had threatened him but he couldnt identify or describe any of the parties. He admitted to drinking a few mixed drinks throughout the night and thought several black people wanted to fight him, so he grabbed the shotgun to protect himself. Mr. Perrys wife, Shelia Perry, said she was asleep when he came into the bedroom to grab the weapon and she tried to stop him from coming outside to no avail. In another incident, a Sanderson man was named in a criminal complaint for battery the afternoon of April 12 after a confrontation broke out during a homeowners meeting on Cherokee Lane near Cuyler. Charles Wall said John Wiesner, 37, pushed him during a verbal confrontation. Mr. Wall told the suspect he was not a homeowner or a member of the association. Mr. Wiesner then pushed him. Mr. Wiesner said he was invited by homeowner Thomas Barbee to come back to gathering and he was approached by Mr. Wall while exiting his vehicle with his family. He said Mr. Wall told him he wasnt supposed to be there and to leave, and got so close he touched Mr. Wiesners chest. Mr. Wall and Reed Tillis came toward Mr. Wi esner to continue the confrontation while Mr. Wiesner was trying to leave, and the suspects wife stepped between the men. In a related incident, a charge of felony aggravated battery with a deadly weapon was filed on a Sanderson woman on the morning of April 12 after she punched another woman in the face with brass knuckles, causing a fight to break out. Mikeya Washington said she was riding in a friends car to her aunts house when Niyia Blue flagged the car down. Ms. Blue approached the victims window and started a verbal confrontation at South Boulevard and Quail Lane in west Macclenny. Ms. Washington said the suspect then punched her in the head with what looked like brass knuckles. During the ensuing altercation, the victim was jumped on by Tia Grissett, 21, of Macclenny and Brooke Lee, 20, of Sanderson, who began punching and kicking her while she was on the ground. Ms. Washington said her friends broke up the fight and get her back into the car to leave the scene. Deputies were unable to locate the three suspects. In addition to the felony charge on Ms. Blue, misdemeanor battery charges were filed on Ms. Grissett and Ms. Lee. Police arrested a 38-year-old Cuyler man late on April 11 for attacking his live-in girlfriend while she showered, and earlier that same evening during an argument that erupted as she attempted to stop him from going to a bar. Stacie Harris, 27, initially told Deputy John Minkel the confrontation with David Crawford Jr. was verbal only, a statement she later recanted when she said she was accosted in the shower 127 North. The deputy said Ms. Harris was hysterical her boyfriend took their baby from her when she went to a neighbors to call police. altercation took place and they agreed to remain at the residence for the night. Ms. Harris admitted both had been drinking. and Tony Norman said Ms. Harris ran from the residence unclothed claiming she was attacked. They observed a shower rod lying on the bathIt was then the girlfriend said Mr. Crawford attacked her physically during the earlier arguavoid bruising. Deputy Norman noted swelling on her right eye. In a second case involving a feuding live-in couple with a small child, Kimberley Burnsed, 23, of Macclenny was charged with domestic battery on Jason Amerson, 31, while attempting to take their young child from him at the volleyball Mr. Amerson and two witnesses told Deputy Jeremiah Combs that Ms. Burnsed began striking the boyfriend when he resisted during the 3:30 pm incident. The girlfriend earlier that afternoon called police from CVS Pharmacy to accuse Mr. Amerson of striking her when she went to their Blair St. address to deliver sunglasses he had left in a veShe told Deputy Norman she had separated from her boyfriend that day. Police arrested a Macclenny man at City Park late on April 7 for possession of cocaine stashed in a cigarette pack and for having sex in public with his estranged wife. Deputy Trey McCullough said he responded to a complaint to nearby Blair St. that a couple was engaged in sexual activity on a picnic table in clear view of her residence. He confronted David Cook Jr. and Peggy Cook, both 24, near the park entrance on 8th St. and they initially denied then admitted to the allegation, explaining they had been separated for a few months and recently reunited. Mr. Cook also claimed he was unaware the park is closed to the public at night. During a routine search, Deputy McCullough said he found the powdered cocaine between the bottom cellophane wrapper and the bottom of one of the cigarette packs in Mr. Cooks pants pocket. He said he bought the drug in Jacksonville the previous day. The couple was also charged with lewd behavior. In other recent arrests, a longtime offender was charged with possession of a crack pipe found in his vehicle shortly after he was stopped for driving on a suspended license. Deputy Chris Walker said he was on patrol the evening of April 11 when he saw Daryll Starling, 47, of Sanderson at the wheel of a GMC vehicle on Timberland Rd. near Cuyler. appear in court. Mr. Starling has a lengthy criminal past including arrests dating back to 1993 for various offenses including forgery, battery, grand theft, possession of crack and burglary. Meagan Pleasant, 19, of Sanderson was served with a warrant at county jail the evening of April 7 for possession and sale of found six marijuana cigarettes and residue on her person. She faces added counts of misdemeanor possession and introduction of contraband into the jail. The second offense is a felony. A Baker Correctional employee is in county jail this week, charged with impregnating a Glen St. Mary girl last fall when she was 15 years old. John Wesley Padgett, 30, of Macclenny denied the allegations when interviewed at county jail on April 9, the day he was arrested. The incident report, however, quotes sheriffs investigator Tracie Benton that Mr. Padgett admitted to the liaison when speaking with the girls mother in a controlled call earlier on April 9. He then referred to having sex with the teen while she was living at his residence on Tee St. sometime after the new school year began last summer. The victim and accused are related. During the taped call, Mr. Padgett is quoted as describ ing the encounter as an honest mistake, then retracted that calling it a major mistake. The girls 40-year-old sheriffs department on Janu ary 10 shortly after she learned her daughter was pregnant. The girls initial story was she accepted a ride home from a white male she did not know after missing the bus at Baker County High School, and they had consensual sex off Reid Stafford Rd. southwest of Glen that afternoon. The girl told Investigator Benton she never saw the man again, and several weeks later her ex-boyfriend revealed to police that he saw messages of a sexual nature exchanged between her and Mr. Padgett on the girls Facebook page. The accused during the phone conversation insisted the two had sex but once, and it was during that time she and her mother were staying at his residence. Jessica Cary, communications director for the Department of Corrections in Tallahassee, said this week Mr. Padgett has been a corrections A Macclenny man was named in a criminal complaint the evening of April 9 for shooting and wounding a dog in his neighborhood in the early morning hours of the same day. Freddie Nichols, 74, admitted to Deputy Robert Simpkins that he shot at barking dogs in front of a his residence on Deerwood Circle about 2:30 am, but said he did so because he believed they were attacking a smaller animal. Nichols was directly in the path of another residence, and charged him with both animal arm in public. Another neighbor, Tammy Mullner, called police after she learned that a dog belong ing to Terry Martin had sustained a gunshot wound to the shoulder. Mr. Martin, who lives next to the accused, said he let his dogs out about 2 am into his fenced yard and noticed before he went to work that one of them appeared to have been shot but not in immediate danger. Deputy Simpkins said when he examined the dog it appeared to be in pain. cer he was never threatened by the dogs, but that he was tired of those dogs running loose in the neighborhood. John PadgettDrunk, waving a shotgunCouldnt say who threatened himVacant house is vandalizedAttacks girlfriend in showerOcer red in wake of sex arrestArrest for crack and having sex with wife in park Shoots, wounds a dogBooks neededMacclenny Nursing and Rehab is accepting donations of books and magazines that will be greatly appreciated. Contact the nursing home at 259-4873.Retiree gala!A reunion of retirees from Northeast Florida State Hospital will be held June 7 at the Crews gymnasium beginning at 5 pm. The charge is $20 per person or $35 per couple. This price includes decorations and food catered by Carolyn Roberts. For more information, contact Caldonga Williams at 259-9104 or Valorie Brown at 904-710-7655. Money is due by May 15 to give the caterer an accurate count. ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Monday & Friday at 8 pm 209 Macclenny Ave.Call Wanda 904-994-7750

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ursday, April 17, 2014 T B C P Page 5MIKE ANDERSONPRESS STAFF Camp Tracey, a former church-run home and counsel ing center for troubled adoles cents in the Cuyler area north of Glen St. Mary, will not be al lowed to reopen as a residential treatment facility to help adult men kick their alcohol, drug and other addictions. County commissioners unanimously killed the pro posal after listening to more than a dozen people speak for and against it during a crowded public hearing that lasted more than 90 minutes the evening of April 15 at the county adminis tration building in Macclenny. This is in my district and I consider this spot zoning in a largely residential area, said Commissioner Adam Gid dens. Its not compatible with the (countys) comprehensive plan. He also said he agreed with some in the audience who ex pressed safety concerns about a drug treatment facility in a rural residential community. Commissioner Giddens made the motion to deny a request by Harvest Baptist Church to rezone the former 10-acre Camp Tracey parcel, within a 160-acre tract owned by the Jacksonville church off Crews Road, from agricultur al to institutional. An accom panying ordinance that would have amended the compre hensive plan also was denied unanimously. Commissioner James Croft, an evangelical preacher, sec onded the motion to deny the request even though he said he respected what the church and Pastor Wilford McCormick had accomplished for years trying to help misguided teens. However, I believe this is spot zoning and is incompat ible with the agricultural areas around this property, he said. Harvest Baptist Church opened Camp Tracey under the supervision of Pastor McCor mick in 1981 as a Bible-focused counseling program for way ward youths ages 12-18. The program was forced to close in late 2012 in the wake of a scan dal involving allegations of child abuse. The commissions deni al came two months after the countys Land Planning Agen cy, which reviews and votes on rezoning applications, also recommended denial. Many of those who spoke at the LPA meeting also spoke during this weeks commis sion meet ing and re iterated their previ ous reasons for opposing the churchs plans. Billy Marsh, a former coun ty and state corrections of ficer, said he has lived in the same house where he grew up just down the road from Camp Tracey, years before it became Camp Tracey. He said there is a need for treatment facilities for adult addicts, just not in his neighborhood. I agree we need a place for them, but not in a community, Mr. Marsh said. We dont need it out there. He said if Harvest Bap tist wanted to run a treat ment program for adult ad dicts the church should sell the Crews Road property and use the proceeds to have a facil ity in Jacksonville, or at their church. His comments were echoed by numerous other speakers who voiced one objection after another, including David Paulk of River Bend Road. Mr. Paulk said his family had donated to Camp Tracey in previous years because they supported what they were try ing to do for teens and their families. But this change to adults has crossed the line, Mr. Paulk said, adding that he was concerned about a lack of adequate security. Andrea Griffin, an other Crews Road home owner, be gan her statement to commissioners by saying she was strongly opposed to the rezoning. An adult rehabilitation fa cility does not belong in our neighborhood, she said, cit ing concerns about security and safety, as well as declin ing property values that might ensue. Two or three critics said most of the adults who would reside at Camp Tracey would be court-ordered as an alterna tive to going to jail for crimes a statement rebutted by Pastor McCormick. We are not going to take men that are court-ordered. Thats a point blank lie, he said, at one point calling one of the critics a jughead. The pastor said the proposed treatment facility would only admit willing adults who want ed help with their addictions and that no convicted felons or anyone ever accused of a sex crime would be allowed to join the program. He said he would interview all applicants and would only approve those he felt confident could be helped. While most of those who spoke at the hearing were op posed to the church proposal, several supported it, includ ing a few former teen clients at Camp Tracey who praised Pas tor McCormick for his outreach ministry. Bruce Scott said he has owned property on Crews Road for 23 years within 1,000 feet of the Camp Tracey prop erty, where he said he once was a teen resident whose life was turned around thanks to the leadership of Pastor Wilford and Biblical teaching and old fashioned work ethic. Nonetheless, commission ers said the proposed rezoning would not be in the best inter est of Baker County nor those who live in the vicinity along Crews Road.BAKER COUNTY COMMISSION Woodlawn Kennels Quality Professional Care Private Spacious Indoor/Outdoor RunsComplete Bath, De-flea & Groom ....... $20-$25 Bath, De-flea & Nails Clip . . . . . . $10-$15 Boarding (per actual day).................. $5-$10 $ Male brown/brindle bull mastiffANSWERS TO TANKMay be limping, bad back leg Missing since March 25 off Odis Yarbrough Rd.Call 259-7867 904-955-3037 or 259-1373 with any information rfrrnttb tt rfntbnn n rttnt tt rfntbnn rttnt JON SHUMAKE jonshu@live.comA Macclenny man was arrested for disorderly intoxication the afternoon of April 13 after disobeying police orders when a deputy drove the suspect to his mothers house. Deputy Matthew Riegel responded to a trespass call and found Bryan Harrington, 33, on the front porch of his ex-girlfriends house. The exgirlfriend told the officer the suspect was extremely intoxicated and had a severe drinking problem. Mr. Harrington told Cpl. Riegel that he wanted a ride to his mothers house. The officer told the suspect he would comply after issuing him a trespass warning, and seated Mr. Har rington in the backseat of the patrol car where he passed out. Once at the residence, the suspects mother Karen Mobley refused to allow her son to stay after realizing how intoxicated he was. Mr. Harrington tried to move closer to his mother to in timidate her into allowing him to stay, but Cpl. Riegel ordered him into the back of the patrol car. The corporal continued to talk with Ms. Mobley when the suspect approached them again and ignored commands to back up. He continued toward his mother and the officer on the porch and was placed under arrest. He was given a breathalyzer at the county jail, where his blood alcohol level measured .254, three times that considered intoxicated. In another incident, police arrested a Macclenny man on a felony charge of tampering in a misdemeanor proceeding on April 10 after making threats to a victim of a previous crime. Deputy Robert Simpkins was serving an arrest warrant on Ryan Manning, 25, when he was contacted by Elvis Williams, who had two vehicles damaged in a bar fight the suspect was involved in. He told the officer that Mr. Manning called him and threatened to shoot his house up. Deputy Simpkins received an anonymous tip that Mr. Manning was hiding in a closet in a house in Macclenny. The deputy searched the house and found the suspect in a bedroom closet and threatened to use his Taser, at which time the Mr. Manning revealed himself and was handcuffed. The suspect resisted the officer and was uncooperative throughout the arrest process. He was also charged with misdemeanor resisting an officer without violence in addition to the felony charge. In other incidents: William Cox, 23, of Jacksonville was arrested on April 10 after officers found he had an active warrant out of Clay County for contempt of court on driving with a suspended or revoked license during a traffic stop. County jail inmate Kevin Wilkerson, 37, was arrested on April 11 on a warrant from Columbia County for possession of a controlled substance and driving with a suspended or revoked license.Mom rejected her drunken son Purchase this photo at www.bakercountypress.com Photo by Jim McGauleyPastor McCormick said this facility would only admit willing adults.The following dispositions were ordered by Judge Joey Williams in county court during regular session on April 9: Jason Eddins, disorderly intoxication and resisting arrest; 49 days in county jail and court costs. Cody Guthrie, petty theft; failed to appear, warrant issued. James Hodges, disorderly intoxication; six-month probation, four days in jail, 24 hours of community service and banned from Macs Li quors. Wayne Jefferson, disorderly intoxication and loitering; 60 days in jail. Joseph Merke, driving on an expired license; 17 days in jail. Keisha Mitchell, sale of alcohol to a person under 21; failed to appear, warrant issued. Ashley Pendleton, failure to report damage to an unattended vehicle; six-month probation, community service if not employed, $595 restitu tion. James Rowan, criminal mischief; 60 days in jail. William Sollicito, contributing to the delinquency of a minor; 10 days in jail, parenting class and 12-month probation.County court on April 9thWere always looking for news-from youIf you got news, especially good news, we want to hear about it. The Press monitors ofscheduled events, but we rely on you, the reader, to inform us about whats happening in your neighborhood, whether its central Macclenny near reaches of Baker County. When Baker County residents are making waves around the country or the globe, wed like to shine a light on them, too. That mission trip that was especially challenging, traveling sports teams, the tales of good deeds that should not go unnoticed, we want to know all about them. You can reach us several ways: by calling Managing Ed itor Joel Addington at (407) 617-4783 or sending him an e-mail at reporter@bakercountypress.com. You can Twitter. During normal business hours, you can reach us at (904) 259-2400. I agree we need a place for them, but not in a community. We dont need it out there.Billy MarshConcerned property ownerTracey adult rehab bid rejectedNeighbors line up in opposition NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Tuesday & Thursday at 6:45 7:45 pm Baker County Health Department REGISTER AS A USER ON THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS websiteRegister with a username and password at www.bakercountypress.com and you will have access to all content from the print edition and more. 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Page 6 T B C P ursday, April 17, 2014 NEW RIVER SOLID WASTE SCHOOL BOARD COUNTRY FEDERALCREDIT UNION 602 S. Sixth Street, Macclenny 259-6702 100 S. Lima Street, Baldwin 266-1041 www.countryfcu.com Its the perfect time to own your DREAM HOMEContact a Member Service Representative today to check out our low rates Please be advised that Macclenny City Hall will be closed on Friday, April 18th in observance of Easter.We will re-open for business on Monday, April 19, 2014 at 8:30 a.m. JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comThe Baker County school district recently changed its no credit school lunch policy unofficially to permit students to receive up to two lunches on credit. Cathy Golon, the districts director of food services, reviewed the new policy during an April 8 workshop with the school board prior to the panels regular meeting that evening. She noted concerns were raised early this year, both locally and nationally, about the no credit policy, which here didnt allow middle and high school students who couldnt pay for their lunches to receive the meals on credit. Younger elementary school students have been able to get lunch meals on credit, however, and simple pre-made bag lunches have been available by request at the front offices. Some parents in Baker County, including declared school board candidate James Rhoden, criticized the policy as cruel and embarrassing for students. Mr. Rhoden said children have a name for when students are turned away from the lunch line without their food: the walk of shame. At the direction of Superintendent Sherrie Raulerson, Ms. Golon formed a 15-person committee that reexamined the districts 10-year-old meal pricing policy on March 6 for two hours. The group included school board member Patricia Weeks, associate superintendent Robin Mobley and others. Things have evolved, she told the school board last week. The committee fashioned a new policy that lets students buy lunches on a credit basis as deemed necessary by the school principal, provided the meal charges do not exceed the prevailing cost of two lunches. No breakfast meals may be sold on credit and money owed will be collected at all schools and repaid to the cafeteria, according to the revised policy. We wanted to keep the policy broad so that its not dated as much, said Ms. Golon. We didnt say how much two lunches cost because in two years two lunches may cost a different price. We dont know that at this point in time. The former policy read: No meals may be sold to a student or to an adult on a credit basis unless deemed necessary by the principal or a designee in cases of extreme emergencies. Ms. Golon said the new policy was approved by the committee without objection. First and foremost were all interested in doing whats best for the kids. That has not changed over the years, Ms. Golon told the board. We have a policy that the group very much thought would work, she said. There was a lot of talking but in the end everybody agreed to do this. Board member Dean Griffis noted the new policy did not reflect the principals ability under the old policy to assign a des ignee to carry out the rule. Ms. Golon responded, saying that authority could be added to the new policy before the board considers the changes for final approval at a later date. Thats certainly an option, she said, adding the district has already informally implemented the new policy. I think everyone was satisfied after the meeting that we have a good policy, com mented Mrs. Weeks. Officials also said that Lin Adams, owner of the Village Store on US 90, donated money to the district that was divided up among the schools specifically to cover the lunch costs of students who cannot pay. That donation came in addition to some anonymous donations for the same purpose, they said.Revises policy to two credit lunches First and foremost were all interested in doing whats best for the kids. at has not changed over the years.Cathy GolonDistrict Director of Food ServicesMIKE ANDERSONPRESS STAFF After receiving a presen tation on investing strategies from a stock broker/personal financial adviser on April 10, the New River Solid Waste As sociations board of directors unanimously agreed to pursue the services of a full-time li censed financial adviser. The position will be adver tised and proposals sought af ter the board has a better idea of how much money it will have to invest as the 2014-15 budget begins to take shape over the next few months. Landfill officials began dis cussing the idea of hiring a fi nancial adviser months ago af ter realizing that investments, mainly in money market and bank certificates of deposit, had not only produced meager earnings but actually lost mon ey for the tri-county landfill. The idea received even more impetus after a recent audit is sued scathing criticism of the agencys fiscal affairs, includ ing distributing $1.7 million to the three owner counties last year, money that could have been invested or saved to help fund future expenses. Executive Director Darrell ONeal invited Matt Bryant, a personal financial adviser with Ameriprise Financial in Starke, to give the board a broad over view of investing strategies. He went over areas like asset al location, diversification, risk tolerance and liquidity, stocks, bonds and mutual funds. Mr. Bryant also reminded the board about its fiduciary responsibility to ensure that adequate funds remain avail able for operating expenses and meeting future long-term expenditures related to the clo sure and maintenance of land fill areas decades after theyve been closed. H e believes the types of in vestments New River has had in the past will continue to pro vide poor returns because, gen erally, the longer money is in vested the greater the returns. He said the board might want to consider opening up some exposure to the stock market. Not in individual cor porate stocks, which carry the most risk, but in stock mutual funds, he said. He set up a chart showing that if New River had invest ed $1 in various securities in 1926, a small cap growth stock would have produced $24,000 in earnings, while bonds would have only yielded $104. A financial adviser, Mr. Bry ant said, can manage risks go ing forward by making adjust ments in a portfolio, taking into account inflation and oth er economic factors that affect the stock market performance. Its more difficult predicting the outcome of short-term se curities, say up to two or three years, he said, while over a lon ger period of time the market becomes more predictable. All short term securities are paying rates that are almost nothing, Mr. Bryant told the board. He also predicted interest rates will go up over the next five to eight years, meaning the value of bonds will go down. So, with low projected earnings on CDs, money market and bond funds, he said the best earn ings likely would be in mutual funds. It all depends on how much risk the board is willing to take and whether members have the stomach for the roller coaster ride, known as volatility, in the stock market. Volatility is a natural part of the market, Mr. Bryant said, noting that the good thing about investing in indexed mu tual funds, as opposed to cor porate stock, is that mutual funds spread the risk among many investors. The economy is probably in early recovery, but weve got quite a bit of growth ahead of us, he said, adding that oppor tunities exist to buy shares low and allow their values to grow in the years ahead. If you en ter the market you really need a 5-year outlook, or longer. Board member Doyle Thom as said investing in mutual funds for five years or longer would generate greater earnings than New River has been making in the past with money just laying there. Mr. Bryant said a financial adviser could help avoid losses by ensuring that the agencys money is invested in a vari ety of ways, which is the key to sound investing. The way you manage risk is through diversification, he said. Its all relative to your ob jectives and risk tolerance. Mr. ONeal said the next thing the board should do is establish some goals and ob jectives within the investment policy and then seek expertise to help manage the plan. Thats what I was looking for, Board Chairman Mark Hartley said. Mr. Bryant said he would be willing to help the board devel op those goals and objectives, without any compensation, but he removed himself from con sideration for the permanent adviser role. Board members said they appreciated his generous offer, with Mr. Hartley saying, We dont hear that very often. The tri-county landfill is owned jointly by Baker, Brad ford and Union counties, each of which appoints two com missioners to the quasi-public board. Mr. ONeal said a profit able investment strategy in the years ahead would be good for the three counties. Every dollar we earn in in terest is another dollar we dont have to ask our citizens for in taxes or fees, he said. Also during the April 10 meeting: Mr. ONeal said he had nothing new to report on the latest landfill gas-to energy project, but that it was pro ceeding and future prospects look bright for a contract to sell gas for conversion to electrical power. Well continue to have it on the agenda and continue to up date you, he told the board. Mr. Hartley said he does not want to lose any momentum on the project, which has failed to produce a partnership at least twice before with other poten tial bidders in the past three years. The board scheduled a budget workshop for 4 pm, one hour prior to the next board meeting on June 12.Seeks to employ nancial adviserThe Baker County Code Enforcement Board agreed during regular session the evening of April 14 that two property owners were in violation of land development regulations, and deferred action on another case pending the owners request for a special exception. Jesse Francis of Cuyler was advised to approach the Land Planning Agency for the exception allowing him to keep chickens on his property off CR 127. The ailing Mr. Francis told the board he had around for therapeutic reasons. I cant see no harm in it, he stated, adding he likes to roam around the yard daily in his wheelchair visiting the birds. the case on its May agenda. involves excessive refuse on the property of Richard Lee Green on Hopkins Rd. west of Glen St. Mary. The board found him in violation last month, and on advice of its for up to 180 days. of meeting is issued. In other cases, the board found Allen Pippins in violation for having refuse on his property off CR 125 South of Glen remaining fence barrier. of meeting letter, he did not attend the meeting. Board members expressed concern over the countys liability in the event someone drowned in the pool before next months meeting when the matter Attorney Kopelousos advised the code board has no leeway in as an incentive to swiftly correct the violation. Jackie and Jacqueline York were found in violation for excess refuse and vehicles on their property on Dogwood St. in the Macclenny II subdivision. inspection. The remaining case on the CEB agenda, citing David and Lynear Macclenny, was settled by coming into compliance.Refers nostalgic cockghter to LPA www.bakercountypress.com

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Fire Chief Buddy Dugger announced the good news during a city commission meet ing on the evening of April 8. Im very proud of what weve achieved, he said, adding that the city came close to getting an even better rating. We just missed getting a class 2 rating by about four points, Chief Dugger said. Im going to tell you within a year, espe cially if we get our new fire station built, we will be a class 2. If the city received full credit for every firefighter who responded to fires the new rating likely would be higher. But volunteers arent given as much weight as those fire fighters on the city payroll. We have a strong volunteer force, Chief Dugger said, but we only get one-third credit per volunteer. Insurance Services Office, Inc., a New Jersey-based company contracted by insur ance companies, collects and evaluates in formation from hundreds of communities throughout the U.S. on their structure fire suppression capabilities. The data is used to assign a Public Protection Classification number to each community. The city fire department also provides excellent emergency medical and rescue services, Chief Dugger asserts. However, the ISO rating is based solely on features relat ed to reducing property losses from struc tural fires, according to the Insurance Ser vices Offices survey report. A communitys investment in fire miti gation is a proven and reliable predictor of future fire losses, the report said. Statis tical data on insurance losses bears out the relationship between excellent fire protec tion as measured by the PPC program and low fire losses. Insurance companies use PPC informa tion for marketing, underwriting and to help establish fair premiums for homeown ers and commercial fire insurance, the re port said. Reflecting enhancements in fire person nel, training, equipment, and water supply and distribution over the past few decades, Chief Dugger said Macclennys ISO rating has gradually improved from a 9 in the late 1970s to a 7 in 1982, a 5 in 1990 a 4 in 2005 and, this year, a 3. To reach the next level the city must score 80 to 89.99 on ISOs 100-point scale. Chief Dugger vowed that the city would gain at least the four additional points needed to earn a 2 next year. Of 49,010 communities assessed by ISO nationwide, only 2,410 are in the Class 3 category that Macclenny will join on July 1. Most fall much lower on the rating scale, in cluding 1,734 that dont even meet the ISOs bare minimum standards in Class 10, such as rural areas that are beyond five road miles of a recognized fire station. The largest single group, 12,437 com munities, are in the Class 9 category, which means they have a fire department but no creditable water supply. The number of fire hydrants in Macclen ny (242) and close proximity to the citys two fire stations also were factors in the ISO evaluation of the citys fire protection status. On a separate topic during last weeks commission meeting officials agreed not to reduce fees on new duplex construction, as building contractor Rock Rhoden requested recently when he complained that Macclen nys fees are much higher than surrounding communities, including Lake City. City Manager Phil Rhoden (Rock Rho dens second cousin) agreed that Macclen nys fees are higher than most other com munities around here. But we feel they are substantiated, the city manager said. The cost is, we feel, an accurate cost. Whoever is causing the growth should pay for that growth. Granting a reduction in duplex fees would come at a cost, he said, adding: The alterna tive is we would have to pass it on to the tax payers and thats something this board has no interest in doing. Long-time Commissioner Vern Bennett, one of five board members who have stead fastly resisted any property tax increases, agreed. Were not going to raise the taxes on the citizens of this city just so we can expand, Mr. Bennett said. Rock Rhoden left the commission meet ing moments later, but the next day he told The Press he didnt want the public to be left with the impression that he was seeking any special favors from the city. I should pay my fair share, but going from $5,000 to $25,000 is not fair, he said, using the numbers he said represented the citys former total fees on new duplex con struction and the costs after the city hiked impact fees on new residential development in 2005. He said fees on new single-family resi dences are passed along to homebuyers but the additional costs on 12 duplexes he wanted to build put his project out of reach financially. No duplex has been built in Macclenny in nine years since the fees went up, he said. I was trying to expand the citys property tax base. He said he wasnt asking for a rollback to the old $5,000 fee. Adding $10,000 or $15,000 in fees for each duplex would have been acceptable, he said, but not $25,000. The city manager also reported to the board that a recent accident involving a car that crashed into a city fire hydrant, causing the city to dispatch emergency work crews to make repairs and clean up the mess, likely wont cost the city any money. It looks like were going to be able to bill all of our expenses to the (automobile own ers) insurance company, he said. The accident also resulted in a boil or der for residents in Macclennys northwest quadrant that remained in effect for three days. We have a strong volunteer force but we only get onethird credit per volunteer.City Fire Chief Buddy DuggerFire rating improves to 3rd highestDecrease in insurance rates should follow for citys property owners PHOTOS BY JIM MCGAULEY EMS open houseFew members of the public showed up on April 12 for an open house at the countys Emergency Operation Center sponsored by Emergency Medical Service and local re departments. Top photo, a city reman unfurls a giant ag atop the ladder truck. Below, enjoying the free pancake breakfast and (right) Sparkey stands on US 90 waving a Saturday morning trac.JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comDuring the Baker County school boards regular meeting April 8, several recognitions took place prior to the panel conducting regular business. Jennifer Richardson, coach of the high schools Rhythmettes dance team and a former Teacher of the Year, was honored for her teams recent accomplishments. Bobby Steele, general man ager of the Walmart Distribution Center in Macclenny, was recognized for the companys $3000 donation to the Baker County Education Foundation, which awards scholarships to students and teachers. Bobby Steele is a wonderful business partner and champion for the Baker County school district, said Superintendent Raulerson. Michele Hodges, manager of Heritage Park, was touted for the parks recent donation of $526 in proceeds from the recent Baker Book Blast event at the city park. She has done a magnificent job with Heritage Park really making it a friendly place for students where they can learn about the heritage of our county, said Mrs. Raulerson. She also commented on the wonderful child-centered field trips students take to the park. Then, four of the countys six schools were recognized for being model schools for their Positive Behavior Sup port (PBS) programs by Martha Murray of the University of South Floridas College of Community and Behavioral Sciences, which developed the state project. It endeavors to reward students for good behavior rather than simply punishing students for bad behavior. Honored with banners, certificates or new stickers for existing model school banners were the PreK-Kindergarten Center, Macclenny Elementary, Westside Elementary and the high school. Ms. Murray explained model school awardees exemplify our best practices, like using data to solve problems and plan interventions and teaching good behavior throughout the year in addition to academics. In other business that evening, the board: Approved an agreement with Macclenny Family Dental for the office to serve as a clinical site for the high schools Health Science Academy. Approved the purchase of three new vans to replace older models with high mileage. They transport ESE (exceptional student education) students. District finance manager Marcelle Richardson said the new vans were not in the districts capital improvements budget and therefore the pur chases needed the boards blessing. She said the high mileage vans will be transferred to other departments. Well continue to use them until we get all the good out of them, she said. Approved a contract with a finger printing services company, 3M Cogent, Inc. Formerly the district contracted with the Florida Department of Education. Ms. Mobley said the finger printing services at the district office for background check purposes offers new employees the convenience of not having to go elsewhere to get finger printed. All personnel must get fin ger printed every five years. It costs employees $60. Back ground checks are conducted on an annual basis, however, using finger prints on file for a $6 renewal fee.More accolades at meeting on April 8 Container gardening class April 15Its spring and the county 4-H Club invites area youth to a class on container gardening for area youth on Tuesday, April 15. This is an interactive class conducted by master gardeners, followed by a hands-on session for participants to create their own take-home container garden. All materials are furnished. Sign up by April 10; free for 4-H members and $5 for others. Parents must accompany participants. Call 259-3520 with questions. Out of County SubscribersFed up with your copy of The Press arriving late, or not at all? We have a cost-effective solution to your problem. Subscribe to our E editionwww.bakercountypress.com

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Page 8 T B C P ursday, April 17, 2014MIKE ANDERSON PRESS STAFF Its not every day that the Macclenny City Commission gives official recognition to a hero, much less two in one night. fighter both received awards during the monthly commission meeting on April 8 for life-saving actions in separate incidents in the city recently. Dalton Alexander, 15, was credited with saving his grandmothers life and possibly the lives of his parents and his at 230 W. Michigan Ave. on the morning of March 23. Fire Chief Buddy Dugger said the boy displayed heroic actions after he heard a noise coming from his grandmothers room a few minutes after 7 am and went to see if she was alright. When Dalton, an eighth grader at Baker County Middle School, opened the door the room was hot and filled with 79-year-old Francis Kinney was The youngster picked his grandmother up and carried her to safety, and then awoke his parents and sister. The father, Ervin Alexander, broke out a bedroom window and began using a garden hose to douse the time. got out of the house safely and unharmed, except for a small scratch on the grandmothers arm, said Assistant Fire Chief Scott Crews. She was unhurt, he said. She didnt even need oxygen. But if he (Dalton) hadnt been there we obviously feel she might not have ever made it out of the room (alive). Dalton was awakened by the sounds of his grandmother coughing, then hearing her hit the floor, the assistant chief said, adding that the boys room was adjacent to hers. When he opened her door the room was full of smoke and took his grandmother outside and went back in to wake the others. But as he and his grandmother were leaving the bedroom Dalton shut the door behind them, which was a smart thing to do because it helped contain ing, the assistant chief said, commending the boy for his quick thinking in the heat of the moment. Thats one thing we try to teach people, he said. If they door to it. fined to the bed and a small night stand. If it had been a bigbeen much worse, Assistant Chief Crews said. Luckily, the structure itself The house, a rental property owned by a Green Cove Springs man, was not equipped with smoke detectors. But not for long. We are working on supplying them with them at this time, the assistant chief said. Well even install them for them. caused by a burning candle the grandmother had placed too close to the bed. The other award ceremony Richard Diggs, a volunteer for four years before he joined the force full time last year. a crew that responded to a call for rescue at Macclenny Nursing and Rehab Center on South 5th Street at 6:36 am on March 20. An elderly female patient had suffered a heart attack and center staff were conducting CPR when the rescue team arrived. She was totally unresponsive and in full cardiac arrest, Chief Dugger said moments before he presented the award. After arriving on the scene lator to jump start the womans heart and immediately took over CPR, giving the patient chest compressions and forcing oxygen into her lungs. After she began breathing on her own the woman was transported to a hospital in Jacksonville for treatment. We got her pulse and breathadding that he wasnt sure the cause she had been unresponsive for several minutes before he arrived. I didnt know if she was com ing back or not, he said, adding that his job was over once county rescue workers transported the patient to the hospital. Unfortunately, the woman died about a week and a half later, according to a spokesman at Macclenny Nursing and Rehab Center on April 10. WE SPECIALIZE IN PROBLEM ROOFS 259-2563 FREE Estimates First Baptist Churchof MacclennyIt Feels Like Home372 S. Sixth Street at W. Minnesota Ave. Directions from I-10: Take Exit 335 N. Go 1.3 miles North on Hwy. 121 See steeple on left Broadcast Live on WJXR 92.1 FM each Sunday Morning @ 11:00 am SUNDAY SERVICES Sunday School 9:30 am Worship 10:45 am & 6:00 pm WEDNESDAY SERVICES Prayer & Bible Study 6:00 pm Awana for Children 6:00 pm Youth Group 6:00 pm Dr. Edsel M. Bone Senior Pastor Purchase this photo at www.bakercountypress.com Photo by Joel AddingtonDalton Alexander and his grandmother Francis Kinney. PHOTO COURTESY OF PHIL RHODEN Chief Dugger and EMT awardee Richard Diggs.Macclenny lauds teen for saving grandmotherIts time for parents to register their children for upcoming summer camps, including several sponsored by the Bak er County 4-H. Registration is now online for the following: Space Explorers Camp June 9-11 for ages 10-14. See space from many viewpoints, including visits to the planetarium and Kennedy Space Center. Cost $65 and registration deadline is June 2. Camp Cherry Lake June 16-20 for ages 8 and up. Welcome to Our Jungle is the theme for this overnight camp in Madison County. Campers stay in rustic cabins, learn kayaking, archery, recreational dance and more. Cost $200 for 4-H members, $215 non-members. Registration deadline is June 9, when an orientation meeting will be held at the Ag Center at 6 pm. Everything Crafty July 7-10 for ages 8 and up. This week is all about being creative. Learn to embrace ones crafty side with spa scrubs, and more. Cost $50 and registration deadline is June 30. CSI: Baker County July 14-17 for ages 8 and up. Explore the judicial system and learn what its like to be a de tective and forensic scientist. Tours include the Old Jail in Macclenny and the University of Floridas crime scene van. Participants will be urged to solve their very own mysteries. Cost $50 and registration deadline is July 7. Blueberry Cobbler Day Camp July 22-25 for ages 8-13. Explore the dairy industry and blueberry production including making de licious dishes, visiting farms and an ice cream parlor. Cost $50 and registration deadline is July 14. 4-H University July 28-August 1 for ages 14 and up. Discover the University of Florida campus, explore career possibilities, interact with faculty, volunteers and teens throughout the state. A weeklong event held at the campus with many workshops and activities. Cost $230 and registration deadline is May 29. For more information call 259-3520 or email Shaina Bennett, the 4-H youth devel opment agent at slbennett@ The online registration link com. All ages are as of September 1, 2013.Sign up for 4-H summer campProgram on horse nutritionThe Baker County Exten sion Service is offering a horse nutrition program entitled Horse Feed Myths on Tuesday, April 29 from 6-8 pm at the Baker County Extension Service located at the Ag Center in west Macclenny. Registration deadline is Friday, April 25. This program is for horse owners interested in nutrition for their horse. Dr. Marty Adams, equine specialist from Southern States Feed, is the speaker. A meal will be provided, sponsored by Glen Cash Store. There will also be informa tional pamphlets, door prizes and a drawing for free feed. The program is free, but registration is required. Contact 3520 or visit at 1025 W. Macclenny Ave. rrfrnnrt START TALKINGBEFORE THEY START DRINKINGKids whodrinkbeforeage15are5 timesmore likely to have alcohol problems when theyre adults. To learn more, go to www.stopalcoholabuse.gov or call 1.800.729.6686 Check it out...www.bakercountypress.com Out of County SubscribersFed up with your copy of The Press arriving late, or not at all? We have a cost-effective solution to your problem. Subscribe to our E editionwww.bakercountypress.com

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Page9APRIL 17, 2014 United Christian Academy590 N. 7th St. Macclenny 259-1199 NOW ENROLLING K-12United Christian Academy in our 17th year in Music, Drama, Photography & More Participate in public school athletic programs for grades 6th-12th Step up for Students Scholarships Step up for Students Scholarships ...they shall mount up with wings as eagles... Isaiah 40:31Contact Pastor Mitch Rhoden for more info @ mitchellrhoden@nefcom.net or 305-2131 ALSO ENROLLINGFREEVPKEagles Nest School Readiness Center9:00 am 3:30 pm VPK 259-1199 Training, educating & discipling today for tomorrows leaders. Eagles Nest ...they shall mount up with wings as eagles... Isaiah 40:31 Accredited by ACTS, FLOCS & SACSGOLD SEAL STANDARD Mr. and Mrs. DykesMarried April 5Jamie Lynn Lambert and Aaron Wayne Dykes, both of Macclenny, were married on April 5, 2014 during a ceremony at The Hilltop in Orange Park. The bride is the daughter of Robert and Laurie Methvin of Macclenny and the groom is the son of Paula Randall of Jacksonville and Gary Dykes of Fruit Cove. The brides daughters Holly and Jasmine Lambert served as official welcomers to the groom. Following a honeymoon in Tellico Plains, TN, the couple will reside in Macclenny. Iona FishBirthday feteFamily and friends are invited to celebrate the 80th birthday of Iona Fish of Glen St. Mary on Saturday, April 26. The celebration begins at noon with a lunch courtesy of the First Baptist Church of Cuyler. Photo courtesy of Womens Center of JacksonvilleReceives Spirit awardJennifer Haas, assistant warden at Baker Correctional (left) was presented recently with the Spirit of Rosie award by the Womens Center of Jacksonville. Ms. Haas is a member of the Baker Sexual Assault Response Team. The award is named after a ctional character during WWII who symbolized working women, and was pre sented at the organizations Equal Pay Day luncheon.WESTSIDE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Principals List 3rd Nine WeeksFIRST GRADE : Church-Alyssa Cannon, Harmony Edenfield, Amiracle Haygood, Evan Irish, Will Johnson, Nevaeh Lauramore, Taniya Major, Conner-Adrianna Collige, Keentlee Payne, Madison Petry, Owen Griffis, Michael Lashley, Brittney Swindell, Tommy Rollins, Gracie Waters, Matthew Hunter, Crews -Veronique Johnson, Austin Judson, Alina Jurovschi, Kydlin Kiser, Tyler Maurer, Nio Smith, Jailei Watson, Driggers-Savannah Bass, Jacob Crews, Mikayla Evans, Brayden Horne, Shaun Jefferson, Jayceon Johnson, Cole Knight, Kelsi Sands, Averie Walker, Mallard-Amber Owens, Avery Royal, Ally Stearns, McDonald-Lilly Gulley, Lane Joiner, Allan Phan, Nathan Poturich, Elijah Stokes, MurphyHudson Bennett, Elaina Bowles, Nate Burnsed, Whalen Canaday, Breanna Cox, Hunter Craig, Rex Harrison, Landon Jacobs, Ty Jacobs, Jordyn Knight, Conner Miner, Luke Padgett, Makenzie Rhoden, Taylor Rhoden, Lexi Rios, Alexa Salts, Jayden Sweat, RenshawBrayden Dietz, Maria Dunnam, Caitlin Harper, Emily Pendleton, Joseph Poole, Noah Repta, Tyler Rodgers, Serenity Simpson, Emily Smith, Christian Thomas, Sheridan-Jayzn Halle, Shaylin Howard, McKenzie Poturich, Trimm-Casey Nipper, Mayce Nowlen, Ryan Pack, Jamon Parker, Brody Rhoden, Annabelle Schwien, Emma Snodgrass, Whitehead-Gaige Davis, Gracie Gray, Evan Harris, Dakota Linster, Riley Rigdon, Trinity Thomas, Jose Torres, Emma Williams, Wilson-Case Foster, Caleb Hews, Haley Kirkendall, Jada Leighton, Raelyn Muncy, Christopher Pope, Matthew Weston, Ceylub Winn, James Wynne. SECOND GRADE : Beck-Jude Buckmaster, Zachary Christopherson, Hannah Davis, Jonathon Garcia, Kylie Higginbotham, Jimmy Hudnall, R. J. Huggins, Dylan Martin, Kathryn Sluski, Katie Smith, Tyler Sznakowski, A. Davis-Naazziah Williams, K. Davis-Grace Barber, Olivia Edenfield, Corbin Elder, Taylen Gentry, Kayden Shedd, Elledge-Peyton Griffis, Aidan Henley, Makayla Johnson, Olivia McGinley, Caleb Richardson, GonzalezEmma Richardson, Yiselle Ruise, Hurst-Kelsie Abbott, Allison Bennett, Ryleigh Britt, Zane Miller, Gabrial Morris, Jacobs-Nia Coleman, Kaylen Dinkins, Reagan Fernandez, Kelsey Johnson, Malayna Loadholtz, Haley Marker, Bodie McLelland, Marcus Monte, Archi Patel, Haylee Sands, Nunn-Harrison Chapman, Kaylee Heppner, Hannah Herb, Summerlyne Tyson, Taylor Wilford, SchaperDestiny Fennell, Brandon Jager, Dylan Jurovschi, Ryleigh Rogers, Drake Weston, Stafford-John Akridge, Kyle Cooper, Manny Duke, Lily Elledge, Kacee Horton, Tommy Lauramore, Jimmy Mercorella, Sara Stewart. THIRD GRADE : Binn-Jared Poole, Jasmine Roberson, Dowling-Kalin Davis, Kara Davis, Hannah Dyal, Autumn Hance, Joshua Owens, Faith Scott, Elijah Williamson, Elly York, Gnann-Brody Griffis, Gracie Jewell, Hand-Haley McCoy, Hunter Roberts, Kelsey Walker, Payne-Joey Bolt, Eli Bowles, Cyanne Carey, Amber Faulk, Shi Godwin, Lucas Jurovschi, Bradley Kirby, River Neri, Taiven Rhoden, Taylor Strayer, Alek Tsaregorodtsev, Rhoden-William Richardson, Shivers-Jayston Brown, Lexey Dopson, Shope-Destiny Knight, Wendel-Hailey Poturich, Katie Small, White-Clayton Chancey, Kason Jewell, Natalie Mobley, Caleb SouthHonor Roll 2nd Nine WeeksFIRST GRADE : Church-Chason Davis, Brayden Holloway, William Simpson, Lindsey Williams, ReYuanna Williams, Conner-Bryson Horne, Hunter Roundtree, Matthew Turner, Isaac Davis, Lucy Taylor, Crews -Cayden Sands, Austin Street, Driggers-Elizabeth Barton, Dantwan Larry, Olivia Lucas-Delp, Savannah Montean, Kenais Williams, Mallard-Eyonni Ellis, Journey Green, Tommy Harrell, Landen Kinard, McDonald-Haley Combs, Trenton Holland, Jordan Jarrell, Joe Levister, Angelina Lugo-Maldonado, Katelyn Rhoden, Emily Shupe, MurphyMichael Christopher, Renshaw-Aliyah Chauncey, Tristan Chessman, Nevaeh Jackson, Michael Maxam, Sheridan-Jameson Bourkney, David Kinley, TrimmKiley Cushman, Bradley Dodd, Travis Finley, Hanna Hodges, Whitehead-Caedan Crain, Brett Easter, Breanna Swindell, Wilson-Skylar Brumell, Emma Combs, Kyra Edwards, Azarriah Harper, Tyler Higginbotham, Rylan Rothfeldt, Dakota Wilburn. SECOND GRADE : Beck-Katelin Bursed, Nevaeh Carter, L. J. Edwards, Mariah Green, A. Davis-Seth Carson, Michael Crews, Gracelyn Long, Kayla Norman, Mikenzie OHara, Sarah Patterson, Devin Powers, Jacob Wilkerson, K. Davis-Leah Arnold, Jared Fryer, Dalton Harvey, Shane Oralls, Dillian Ruise, Gerraldo Williams, Elledge-Daniel Chavis, Kensey Eldridge, Gabe Lawler, Shylynn York, Gonzalez-Makenzie Adams, Sade Peterson, Trace Prevatt, Allison Stewart, Hurst-McKenzie Abbott, Brenton Barton, Leo Cottrell, Tucker Crews, Seth Harvey, Kaelin Kuester, Gloria Maldonado, Tucker Stafford, Jacobs-Karson Combs, Caleb Craig, Trenton Hodges, Jesse Martin, Gabriel Oca, Sara Worsham, JamesBenjamin Bridges, Alexis Clayton, Wynsday Manucy, Ryan Murphy, Catelynn Sands, Kylie Stewart, Nunn-Samuel Croft, Marsavya Ford, Humberto Maldonado, Juerron Northington, Timothy Penrod, Haylie Crawford, Schaper-Autum Lingfelt, Marley Lucas, Kayla Mitchell, Whitley Mobley, Dawson Norman, Garrett Paul, Ivy Tisdale, Richard Brown, StaffordAutumn Dillman, Katelyn Dobbs, Sarah Dopson, Anna Green, Will Griffis, Daniel Raegan. THIRD GRADE : Binn-Haydeen Crow, Garison Fish, Ella French, Jaylin Maiden, Houston Noles, Amber Phillips, Malorie Pippins, Dowling-Alejandro Garcia, Makenna Payne, Shayla Stewart, Gnann-Trenton Armstrong, Emma Mobley, Gray -Reeanna Green, Sharica Jackson, Bagheera Jones, Kaylee Jordan, McKenzie Lowery, Mykayla Morgan, Amarion Ruise, Pearl Wilburn, Griffis-Ethan Crawford, Zack Davis, Aubrey Fuller, Haley Maxwell, Hand-Dallas Burden, Ronald Cummings, Kyra Davis, Markus Givens, Lucas Long, Chloe Luper, Randie Robinson, Payne-Don Cox, Savannah Gulley, Gabriel Hedge, Kaden Sigers, Avery Timbs, Noah Underwood, Rhoden-Shanyah Hudnall, Caitlin Hulett, Jason Rhoden, Tereana Robinson, Shivers-Christopher Cregg, Gracie Norman, John Van Vactor, Shope-Emmalee Dugger, Zachary Harvey, Karlie Hathcox, Tristan Pendleton, Caden Shumate, Trevorisse Thomas, Wendel-George Barton, Kolton Branch, Bryleigh Brantley, Lily Conner, Dalton Griffis, Jesse Hobbs, Richie Lingefelt, Bryanna Luper, Derrick Major, Harrison Muncy, Jordan Tucker, White-Tana Brooke Barton, Bailee Conti, Daniel YoungMACCLENNY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL Principals List 3rd Nine WeeksFIRST GRADE : Ethen Andrews, Benjamin Archer, Tristan Bailey, Chelsey Barber, Madison Blankenship, Jack Brown, Zoey Brown, Maddie Bryant, Braxton Burnsed, Rebecca Busbee, Rachel Butt, Angelina Cabral, Bethany Canaday, Jackson Carver, Mahaley Combs, Kale Crews, Michael Curry, Kristian Denton, Leila Destin, Christopher Dugan, Garrett Dugger, Hannah Folsom, Jaeceiri Folston, Luke Gibson, DeAisa Glover, Emma Goff, Gracie Gourn, Isabella Gray, Kloi Harnage, Ryan Harrell, Sean Harrell, Khale Harris, Hudson Helms, Shelby Hodges, Brea Hodges, Ian Holtom, Zariyah Hope, Andrew Hunt, Harper Johnson, Riley Katsikas, Kaylee Keen, Elizabeth Kennedy, Tucker Kennedy, Jareb Lauramore, Jonas Lewis-Capo, Amber Lick, Ava Manalo, Ava Marlow, Peyton Martin, Camden Mosley, Cooper Mosley, Miah Nicely, Avery Nipper, Annistyn Olive, DeAnna Paige, Siya Patel, Abby Porter, Cole Prevatt, Landry Ravelo, Ty Rewis, Caroline Rhoden, Karis Richardson, Kaegan Roberts, Teagan Rosamonda, Cooper Sands, Aubrey Santiago, Ethan Sanville, Lilly Sapp, Madison Satterwhite, Kaylee Sears, Landen Simpkins, Hollie Smith, Luka Soles, Yasmirah Spatcher, Mylee Stephens, Reese Taylor, Trenton Taylor, Blaine Thomas, Harmoni Tolliver, Peyton Tubberville, Jonathan Walker, Rylee Walker, Kayla Wallace, Kameron Weeks, Avery Wilkerson, Hailey Williams, Jospeh Williams, Chloe Woods, Rylee Yonn. SECOND GRADE : Colson Altman, Kai Bishop, Kira Bishop, Justin Broome, EJ Carrasco, Gage Catling, Ava Charboneau, Elle Charboneau, Stone Chauncey, Michael Collett, Jessie Collett, Dakota Conaway-Ellis, Eden Crews, Brooklyn Davis, Luke Hodges, Hunter Johns, Maleah Jones, Camdyn Jowers, Bryce Kazmierczak, Joseph Keen, Wyatt Kittrell, Aubrey Kruetz, Jessalyn Lauramore, Gabriel McDonald, Cameron Newmans, Briar Noles, Jordyn Parker, Dhruv Patel, Leliani Perry, Cohen Potts, Jaeveon Reed, Morgan Register, Abbie Rhoden, Hunter Rhoden, Charlotte Robinson, Gadge Romo, Taylor Shealey, Kara Starling, Kyleigh Taylor, Natalie Taylor, Breanna Taylor, Kirsten Thomas, Cooper Thompson, Regan Thrush, Presley Turner, Brayden Wallace, Kellen Williams. THIRD GRADE : Olivia Barber, Payton Barnes, Lydia Barrios, Madison Blackwood, Andrew Bonds, John Brown, Isabella Cabral, Julia Cain, Brooke Clevenger, Taylor Clevenger, Madison Colbert, Rayleigh Combs, Kyle Danko, Lucas Davis, Jackson Dugger, Lauryn Hodges, Lonna Hodges, Pacey Holtom, Emma Hunt, Emaleigh Jensen, Ashton Johnson, Gideon Jordan, Terry Kier, Kayana Kinney, Lawson Lloyd, Jacob Miller, Adyson Morgan, Emily Myers, Milton Oralls, Raechyl Owens, Kailynn Pembleton, Jaila Reed, Mason Rhoden, Elizabeth Robinson, Morgan Ruis, Bailey Thomas, Nick Venturelli, Ty Walker, Ashley WilliamsHonor Roll 2nd Nine WeeksFIRST GRADE : Heather Anderson, Logan Arnold, Noah Behm, Sondra Belford, Addie Bliss, Carson Boyles, Chloe Burks, Ryland Castleberry, Dallas Collins, Parker Combs, Tucker Crawford, Madison Crews, Georgia Crews, Clarence Daniels, Kristen Darras, Aubrey Darras, Madison Doyal, Olivia Dunn, Grant Filosi, Trip Finley, Christopher Fraze, Tyler Gainey, Kierstyn Gray, Shealynn Gray, Garrett Guernsey, Abe Harvey, Jace Harvey, Hannah Hefty, Kemarian Henderson, Kelan Hendricks, Jackson Hodges, Kaylin Hunter, Makenzie Hunter, Emma Ingles, Jakaleb Jackson, Layton Jackson, Dalton Johnson, Walker Jordan, Kelton Kaeck, Janaya Kier, William Lin, Jack Lin, Carrigan McCook, Brianna McDonald, Madyson McFarlin, AJ Millhorn, Samantha Moring, Taylor Nielsen, Delaina Parker-Keith, Akshar Patel, Dylan Pembleton, Wyatt Pickett, Paige Pickett, Ethan Rafuse, Alec Rhoden, Riley Rhoden, Kayla Rourke, Daniel Sanville, Brooklyn Sheely, Ahmaad Sims, Kelton Smallwood, Adam Starling, Elijah Stevens, Jorden Strawder, Joseph Stronko, Jackson Stronko, Josh Swindell, Nate Thick, Chelsey Thode, Corey Thomas, Logan Thompson, Mykell Thorpe, Kyla Wilcox, Noah Wilkes, Logan Wright. SECOND GRADE : Gavin Barton, Megan Barton, Jessica Blanchard, Donovan Bonds, Tanner Bridges, Jasmin Brown, Brynne Canaday, Lindsey Christopher, Robert Cotterman, Alyssa Croslyn, Breanna Davis, Elodie Davis, Bryce Destin, Kenyon Dolison, Ava Eddins, Kayden Force, Peyton Foreman, Matthew Fowler, Vincent Fuller, Trenton E. Griffis, Jessica Grimsley, Jonathan Haggard, Macey Harris, Mallory Hauge, Aubree Hires, Carter Hodges, Zackery Hoffman, Joy Holmes, Kallen Huckeby, Carly Johnson, Lavon Jones, Dorian Lee, Taylor Leslie, Nathaniel Matthews, Maverick Morgan, Savannah Morgan, Taylor Morgan, Cale Neal, Breanna OBrien, Logan Padgett, Chapman Padgett, Beau Paulson, Hannah Peil, Jazlyn Raulerson, Miles Romines, Jayda Ross, Jonathan Samaroo, Lydia Scammacca, Kansas Sirk, Kylee Smallwood, Ava Smith, Nathen Taylor, LiMirra Thompson, Hunter Tripp, Hayden Turnham, Jennelle Tyler, Brianna Werba, Erryana Whitfield, Ava Willoughby. THIRD GRADE : Hailey Adams, Mariah Anderson, Loghan Baxter, Aiden Benoit, Keirsten Blackshear, Tiera Bouknight, Dawson Brantley, Colton Brogdon, Conner Broughton, Alyssa Brown, Diana Bryan, Logan Burnham, Joshua Carver, Astraya Clifton, Hailey Colbert, Clare Coleman, Matthew Combs, Jaden Combs, Andrew Courson, Krista Crews, Makayla Crews, Kyler Cribbs, Kendra Davis, Hunter Dennie, Rickey Ehrie, Izzy Evans, Gabriel Finley, Jahmel Glover, Amelia Gonzalez, Kellen Gray, Isaiah Hale, Daniel Hefty, Ieisha Henderson, Serenity Jackson, Christianna Johnson, Tate Johnson, Maci Jordan, Erianna Kemp, Joshua Kennedy, Jett Knabb, Brooklyn Larry, Ahmed Lateef, Heaven Lee, Olivia LeGrande, Taylor Mann, Chase Manning, Emilee McCabe, Sydni McDuffie, Payton McHenry, Pearceton Milton, Riley Mobley, Savanna Moody, Tera Morefield, Jordan Morgan, Colton Mreen, LaVincent Murry, Katelyn Nelson, Hunter Nordstrom, Abigail North, Hudson Padgett, Dakota Padgett, Kendall Padgett, Taylor Raiford, Austin Rash, Emaleigh Raulerson, Silas Rhoden, Jace Rhoden, Titus Richardson, Kyndall Robinson, Collin Romeo, Braxton Romo, Cody Setzer, Mattisyn Shouse, Penelopi Siegfried, Meadow Simmons, Austin Smith, Caleb Smith, Meagan Smith, Aden Starling, Nyah Summey, Abby Teague, Cody Terrell, Skylar Thick, Mandy Thomas, Marcus Thomas, Kylie Walker, Ryan Webb, Jara Weeks, Maddox Wilkes, Kathy Jo Williams, Iaryonna Wyche, Austin Yale.Elementary honor rollsAnnual reunionThe annual Kirkland and Johnson family reunion will be held on Sunday, April 20 at Oak Grove Baptist Church at the end of CR 23D north of Macclenny. A covered dish dinner kicks off the event at 11 am. Call Gary Kirkland at 904-501-7481 for additional information.Moose benetThe Macclenny Moose month-old Amarely GarciaDiaz, a cancer patient since she was 11 weeks old. According to organizer Annette Barton, Amarely requires doctor visits 2-3 times weekly plus chemotherapy and blood transfusions. Proceeds from the event are pledged for expenses beyond insurance. ing baked goods, are sought as well as cash donations. Chicken and rice dinners will be on sale. For details, telephone Ms. Barton at 626-3173. Check it out...bakercountypress.com

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Page10APRIL 17, 2014 523 North Boulevard W. | a few blocks north of Hwy. 90 in Macclenny 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 T L C Sunday school ~ 10:00 am Sunday service ~ 11:00 am Wednesday night Bible Study ~ 6:30 pmFamily style dinner ~ 1st Sunday of the month following serviceA church alive is worth the drive!Pastor Bobby & Faye Gri n Sanderson Congregational Holiness ChurchCR 127 N., Sanderson, FL Sunday School 10:00 am Morning Worship 11:00 amSunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm Wed. Evening Prayer Serv. 7:30 pmPastor: Oral E. Lyons The Road to CalvaryCorner of Madison & Stoddard Glen St. Mary Rev. Tommy & Doris AndersonYouth Director Rebecca LauramorePhone: 904-259-2213Sunday School: . . . . . 10:00 am Sunday Morning Service . 11:00 am Sunday Evening Service . . 6:00 pm Wednesday Night . . . . 7:30 pm New Hope Church, Inc.23-A to Lauramore Rd. & Fairgrounds Rd.Sunday Sunday School 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 11:00 a.m. Evening Services 5:00 p.m. Wednesday Prayer Meeting 7:00 p.m.Pastor J. C. 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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 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 pmDr. Roy Vining Vertie Dugger, 88, dies on April 13thVertie Lucille Dugger, 88, of Macclenny died on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at St. Vincents Riv erside in Jacksonville following a long illness. She was born in Rentz, Georgia and resided in Baldwin before moving to Macclenny in 1968. east Florida State Hospital for over 20 years. She was a Baptist and enjoyed crossword puzzles and spending time with her dogs. Mrs. Dugger was preceded in death by her parents Thomas Alton and Maggie Evans Gay. She is survived by daughter Virginia Boots (James) Bennett of Starke; grandchildren Donna Gail Davis and Robert S. Phillips, both of Macclenny, and James Gator Phillips of Lake City; step-sons Thomas Pervis and Shelton Pervis, both of Macclenny, and Ernest Pervis Jr. of Starke; brother Gene (Betty) Gay of Newberry; numerous great and great-great-grandchildren. The funeral service will be conducted at 3 pm Wednesday, April 16 in the chapel of Guerry Funeral Home in Macclenny, followed by interment in Woodlawn Cemetery in Macclenny. Visitation will be one hour before the service.Mertie Loadholtz-Hicks dies at age 98Mertie Mae Loadholtz Hicks, 98, of Glen St. Mary died on April 8, 2014 surrounded by her loving family. She was born August 6, 1915 in Baker County to the late James Gordon Dowling and Ollie Sweat Dowling, pioneers of Baker County. Mertie was loving, compassionate and affectionately known to many both inside and outside of her family as Granny. She was a cook at the former Taylor School and the head cook at Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital where she retired after 25 years of service. She was an accomplished seamstress who spent time making beautiful clothes for her family and friends. She was the oldest charter member of the Christian Fellowship Temple. In her spare time, Mertie enjoyed cooking, gardening, and farming. of 55 years Roscoe E. Loadholtz and her second husband of 16 years Ira Lee Hicks; daughter Deloris Katherine Loadholtz; brother Drew Dowling; sisters Loy Roberts, Nettie Rodgers and Katherine Brogdon. She is survived by her children Dennis W. Rabbit Loadholtz Sr., Ollie Jeanette Crews, Wanda L. Davis, Raymond E. Loadholtz (Venita Ann); four step-children from Ira Lee Hicks, eight grandchildren, 21 great-grandchildren, 14 great-great-grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. The funeral service for Mrs. Loadholtz-Hicks was held on Saturday, April 12, at 11 am at her church with pastors David Thomas V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.Ray Mangiaco, gied BCHS athlete April 8, 2014. He was born in Jacksonville on October 16, 1992 to Joseph Leonard MangiafRay Adam was a resident of Baker County for the past 17 years. He was a 2011 graduate of Baker County High School where he was an All-Star athlete. His athletic achievements include being a member of the four-time state place in the state weightlifting individuals as a senior, playing left tackle on the Baker County Wildcat football team where he was named All First Coast left tackle of the year and the inauyear and receiving a scholarship from the Baker County Wildcat Booster Club. Ray Adam won the Strongest Man competition in Macon, Georgia three weeks ago. After high school he attended Jacksonville University where he studied sports psychology, child psychology and computer science and also received an alumni scholarship. Ray Adam was passionate about children, animals, going to the gym and competing in strong man competitions. In his spare time he enjoyed judging weight lifting competitions, skeet shooting, huntmates, especially his coaches and best friends Scott McDonald and Bobby Johns. He is preceded in death by his paternal grandparents Joseph caster. Ray is survived by his parents; brother Robert (Samantha) Carolina; maternal grandparents Gerald and Marilyn Wilfong of Taylor; several aunts, uncles and cousins. The funeral service was held on Saturday, April 12 at 3 pm at Annie Schulz, 89, dies on April 14thAnnie Lou Schulz, 89, of Starke died on April 14, 2014 at Macclenny Nursing and Rehab with her family by her side. She was born on February 6, 1925 in Cottondale, FL to the late Talmadge Plair and Thelma Tool, and spent her younger years there before marrying the love of her life, Arthur W. Schultz, on February 26, 1963. Annie was an avid horsewoman, and for many years she and her husband bred thoroughbred and quarter horses on their farm in Starke. She also had a love of cats, poodles, square dancing and rock collecting. Her husband of 31 years preceded her in death, as did son-in-law Archie Crews, two brothers and a sister. Mrs. Schulz is survived by children Thelma Crews and Kenneth Yarborough; brother Abraham Plair; six grandchildren; numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. A graveside service at Woodlawn Cemetery in Macclenny will to V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services in Macclenny to assist with funeral expenses.Funeral Friday for Jim Smith Jr., 67James Jim Millard Smith, Jr., 67, of Macclenny died on Sunday, April 13 at his residence following a long illness. He was born in Waycross, Georgia and resided in Hilliard and St. George, Ga. before moving to Macclenny in 1977. He was a real estate sales man and appraiser with Jim Smith Realty in Macclenny for over 20 years until his retirement. He was a graduate of Hilliard High School and Lake City Community College who wrote short stories and enjoyed traveling. He was preceded in death by parents James Millard and Dorothy Estella Louada Norman Smith. He is survived by sisters Joandra Johnson of Jacksonville and Linda Moody of Skowhegan, Maine; numerous nieces and nephews and friends. The funeral service will be conducted at 2 pm on Friday, April 18, in the chapel of Guerry Funeral Home in Macclenny. Visitation will be one hour before service, and interment will be in St. George Cemetery.Graveside rites for Sammy WilliamsSammy Lamar Williams, 76, of Jacksonville died on April 12, 2014. He was born on December 23, 1937 in Glen St. Mary and was a graduate of Robert E. Lee High School Class of 1956. He was a member of the Jacksonville Stamp Club and a retired computer technician. Mr. Williams served in the Air Force and Army National Guard. Survivors include his wife Roslyn Leona Brite Williams; sons Keith Lamar (Shari) Williams and Michael Anthony (Jackie) Williams, all of Jacksonville; sisters Paulette Livingston, Debbie (Cleve) Perryman and Joan (McKay) Carpenter, all of Glen St. Mary; numerous nieces and nephews. The funeral service will be held from the graveside in Taylor Cemetery at 11 am on Friday, April 18 with Pastor David Thomas of Funeral arrangements are under the direction of George H. Hewell and Son Funeral Home, 4140 University Boulevard in Jacksonville, where the family will receive friends from 6-8 pm on Thursday, April 17. Vertie Dugger Annie Schulz Mertie Loadholtz Ray MangiacoGospel singThe Baxter Community Baptist Church will host its regular third Friday night sing on April 18 starting at 7 pm in the fellowship hall. The sing starts immediately after the meal. Everyone welcome.Very gratefulThe family of Tommie Jackson expresses its sincerest thanks for the kindness shown during the illness and loss of our wife, mother and grandmother. For each visit, kind word of concern, prayer we are grateful. Special thanks to the First Baptist Church of Macclenny family for its time, and to V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services and staff for its expert and compassionate handling of funeral arrangements. NARCOTICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Tuesday & Thursday at 6:45 7:45 pm Baker County Health Department

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ursday, April 17, 2014 T B C P Page 11 Behold the Lamb Sanderson Congregational Holiness Church Easter PlayFriday, April 18 7:00 pm Saturday, April 19 7:00 pm Sunday, April 20 10:30 amFrom Hwy 90 turn North at caution light in Sanderson, go two blocks From I-10 Take Sanderson exit #327, go north, continue north at caution light, go two blocks Church is on the rightEveryone is invited Mt. Zion N.C. Methodist Church rffntbPastor 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 Prayer luncheonThe Macclenny Womans Club will host its 33rd annual Prayer Luncheon on Thursday, April 17 starting at 11:30 am at the clubhouse on South 5th St. in Macclenny. Everyone is invited to join in and hold our country up in prayer and enjoy a delicious lunch. For more details, contact Chaplain Cheryl Lunn at 259-3666.Owl ProwlJoin refuge staff and volunteers on Saturday, April 19, from 7-9 pm to explore the nightlife of the Okefeno kee Swamp. Stroll down the Chesser Island Boardwalk at sunset, and experience a true Okefenokee evening. Enjoy the sights and sounds leading to the Owls Roost Tower and back. Look, listen, and learn about nocturnal creatures of the swamp. Pre-registration and a $5 fee are required for this program. Participants will meet at the Visitor Center parking lot located within the east entrance to the refuge, 11 miles south west of Folkston. Bring bug spray, binocucomfortable clothes and walking shoes. This event is subject to cancellation in the event of inclement weather. Refuge entrance fees are not required after 4 pm. For more informa tion, or to register, contact the Visitor Center at 9124967836, open 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. daily. SUNDAY, APRIL 20Baxter Community Baptist Church Sunrise Service 7 am | Breakfast following Sunday School 9 am | Morning Service 10 am Easter egg hunt immediately following morning service. 25736 CR 127, Baxter Work dayThere will be a maintenance and grounds work day at Turner Cemetery on April 19 at 9:00 am. For informa tion call 904-275-2330. Bring your rakes!In loving memory ofLaverne Arline6/27/1925-4/17/2013Daddy, we cant believe it has been a year since you left to work on building your junk yard in Heaven. You will forever be in our hearts. LOVE, ROL AND, JUDITH, CARL A AND KIM Clothing oeredSanderson Christian Revival Center is hosting a cloth ing giveaway followed by an Easter egg hunt on Saturday, April 19. The clothing distribution begins at 8 am and the egg hunt at 11 am. The church is located at CR 229 and Sapp Rd. south of Sanderson.Youth revivalThe First Baptist Church of Cuyler and Cornerstone Baptist Church are sponsoring a youth-oriented revival for three nights at Splatman Paintball on South Lowder in Macclenny. It begins at 6 oclock each night. With the theme Whats Your Sight Set On? the program includes food and entertainment as well as speakers. For more information, contact Nathan at 904-738-3305.Little Women opens next weekMaci McDue, Kassidy Register, Hannah Nowlen, Hunter Williams and Madison Bechtel in a scene from the BCHS pro duction of Little Women, which opens next week. The play begins April 24 at 7:30 pm and will also be performed April 25-26 at 7:30 pm. There will be a matinee at 2:00 pm on April 27. MIKE ANDERSONPRESS STAFF Baker County still ranks near the bottom among Flor idas 67 counties in terms of public health. But data indi cates that many people here are beginning to adopt new life style changes that could lead to a healthier future for genera tions to come. More Baker residents are eating healthier meals, getting more physical exercise, losing weight and breaking unhealthy habits such as smoking, Baker County Health Department di rector Kerry Dunlavey said at a noon meeting on April 14. Her comments came during the monthly meeting of Healthy Baker Inc., a non-profit organi zation that includes represen tatives from numerous orga nizations including the health department and Baker County school district. Im really happy that our messages are getting out there, Ms. Dunlavey said. Were working on doing things that make our health better so that Baker County can be a healthy place to live, work and play. Much of the discussion during the luncheon meeting (healthy low-calorie lasagna was the entre) centered on the recently released County Health Rankings from the Uni versity of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foun dation, which gathered health data from counties throughout the United States and ranked them. The health factors in the report relate to such things as behavioral and lifestyle issues, access to medical care, educa tion, household incomes, teen births, STD rates and envi ronmental factors like water and air pollution and housing problems. Baker County placed 43rd out of Floridas 67 counties, which was up from 53rd last year and 57th in 2010 when the rankings began. Ms. Dunlavey said the gain was no small feat. Going from No. 57 to No. 43 is really impressive, she said. It shows that what were do ing in the community is really working. She said everyone was a lit tle taken aback when last years report came out and showed Baker County scored the lowest in the state 67 on the issue of physical environment. Until they realized why. She said the surveyors took air samples just after a rash of wildfires had raged through and around Baker County, fill ing the air with pollutants. The recent rankings, however, put Baker County at No. 41, which she said is really great. The rankings allow com munities nationwide to com pare their health outcomes and the factors that lead those out comes with other areas within their state. This is the fifth year for the rankings, Ms. Dunlavey said. We measure how healthy Bak er County is and how long we live to help make decisions in cooperation with our commu nity health improvement plan. She downplayed the signifi cance of dropping from 60th to 64th in the 2014 health out comes ranking, saying, Thats not a big change; it really isnt. Advancing in the health fac tors ranking from No. 53 to No. 43, which indicates healthi er personal choices are be ing made, is impressive, she contends. Baker County was ranked 48th this year in the subcat egory of health behaviors, which was a significant im provement from 65th in 2010, 64th in 2011, 65th in 2012 and 64th in 2013. The new number means increasing numbers of residents have stopped harmful habits like smoking and started exercising regularly and eating healthier. But obesity remains a major problem, with 37 percent of the adult population is classified as obese compared with 26 per cent statewide. Other factors health au thorities hope to improve upon in the coming years in Baker County include boosting the high school graduation rate, which presently is 65 percent compared with a statewide rate of 70 percent; increasing the number of primary care physicians; increasing the number of diabetic and other health screenings; and reduc ing the number of alcohol-im paired driving deaths (35 per cent in Baker compared with 29 percent of traffic deaths statewide). Its so important to the community that we all work on this together, Ms. Dunlavey said. Eventually, the health outcomes will get better. This has taken us 20 years working on this. Terrenia Staier, a coun ty health department staffer who also serves on the Healthy Baker task force, said the num ber of people who seek help with their diabetes already has shown improvement as a result of educational programs de signed to increase awareness of the disease. The awareness has result ed in fewer diabetes-related deaths in recent years, Ms. Staier said, adding, I feel re ally proud that we had a part in that. Health habits improvingHealth chief puts positive spin on statsThe Dead Zone. A Steven King Book. A Christopher Walken movie. Also, where we happen to be right now in the world of sports. Were in the Dead Zone. Baseball is just getting starting. The NBA continues to move along to the eternity that is the playoffs. The hockey playoffs are getting started soon, but not a lot of people will notice. NASCAR toils away. Golf just had its premier event the Masters, but Bubba Watson won his second green nal-day challengers. I have an exciting English soccer season to keep me interested, but unless youre a soccer head theres not much to keep you going. As a result we focus on nonevents such as the lead-up to the NFL draft later this month. The draft is really a non-event but one with its own major motion picture opening soon, Draft Day starring Kevin Costner. how the draft has gone from a sitting around in a room to being a media event like the Oscars. We can thank ESPN for that. They publicized and pub licized until they convinced us that this never-end bit of bureaucracy was actually interesting. Unless you are a mega-fan who lives and breathes how your team will fare on draft day, its just te dious. Its interesting though, how its been foisted on us. Not only does ESPN cover draft day, but they cover the NFL combines that led up to it. We know if weve been paying attention that Johnny Manziel came out in full pads and a helmet for one of his team workouts. We know that Blake Bortles the UCF quarterback excelled at the combine, but not neces sarily at the team workouts, and that he has a really good looking girlfriend. We know that South Carolinas Jadeveon Clowney was called spoiled and lazy by an unnamed NFL representative, possibly hurting his chances of being the #1 pick. Louisville quarterback Teddy Bridgewaters status has gone up and down like an el evator. We even know what a Won derlick score is. You dont? Its kind of a football IQ test. Ryan Fitzpatrick, the former Har vard and Buffalo Bills quar terback, had a 48 out of 50. Manziel had a 32, the highest among quarterbacks in this years draft. If I know all this stuff, it is clear that we need something to get us out of the sports Dead Zone and soon, before I have to watch the NFL draft. F LROBERT GERARD Oh hum ... the NFL dra again SHARE YOUR JOY & RECORD YOUR FAMILY HISTORY!Submit births, weddings & 50th+ anniversaries via email to editor@bakercountypress.com or at 104 S. 5th St., Macclenny4 week deadline on all submissions. Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm NO EXCEPTIONS!

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PUBLIC HEARINGPursuant to an application submitted by omas and Mary Going, to be grant ed a Special Exception on property located in Section 16 2S 21 0107 0000 0350, on Cedar Creek Farms Road containing approximately 7.08 acres in Baker County, FL., the Baker County Land Planning Agency, will consider the re quest at a public hearing scheduled for ursday, April 24, 2014 at 7:01 p.m. in the County Commissioners chambers of the Administration Building, 55 North ird St., Macclenny, FL. On the date above mentioned, all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to the Special Exception request. e purpose of the Special Exception is to allow for a Family Lot Division on a platted subdivision lot. Written comments for or against the Special Excep tion may be sent to Baker County Planning Department, 81 North ird St., Macclenny, FL 32063. Faxed comments may be sent to (904)259-5057. Copies of the Special Exception may be inspected by any member of the public in the Planning Department, address stated above. According to the Americans with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation or an interpreter to participate in this proceeding should contact the Administration Department at (904) 259-5123 at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing. The game was delayed for about 10 minutes in the top of the fourth inning as pitcher Preston Sutton cut himself sliding into home in the bottom of the previous inning. The umpire made him change uniforms because of the amount of blood that was staining his usual one. The injury didnt hinder Suttons performance on the mound as he only gave up two hits in the game. The cut only he already was, coach Turner said, Obviously, Preston has to get a lot of credit for pitching the way he did, he said. To go out there as an eighth grader in the championship game, it doesnt get any better than that. I was super happy for all proud of Preston and the way he pitched. The Bobcats took the lead in the bottom of the fourth inning after falling one run down in the top of the frame. Clayt Smith connected with an RBI double to score Wade Johnson to tie the game at 1-all. Colby Kennedy drove home Smith on a ground out to send the goahead run across home to take Kennedy sealed the B-Cats championship win with an incredible circus catch in shallow game. With the title win, the boys ended their season on a 10the year 10-2. Coach Turner said it was amazing how the team grew together in the programs second year after getting off to a rough start. Im on cloud nine after watching all our guys play all year and grow together as a team, he said. Its especially good for the guys who were here last year. I was leaning on them heavy to set the trend for the new guys. It was good to see them rise up to the challenge. To get to the championship game, the team went on the road and defeated Lake City 7-2 on April 9. Caleb Scott blasted inning. Johnson and Kennedy also added two hits apiece. Jordan Vanvactor secured the teams place in the championship game with a spectacuwas initially hit over his head, but he raced back to the fence and was able to catch it to end the game. While the boys celebrated their conference title win, the Lady Bobcats fell just short in their quest for a third consecutive conference crown when they lost a close 6-3 contest at Lake City. The girls led 3-2 until Lake City put together a four-run fifth inning to put the game away. Coach Angela Lauramore said her team hit well throughout the game, but the squad couldnt get the timely hits to drive runs across home. Despite not making it to the championship game, the head coach said she was happy with the way her team played en Overall, we had a good year, coach Lauramore said. We were just one game way from making it to the championship game. From page 1 Purchase this photo at www.bakercountypress.com Photo by Debbie PelhamClayt Smith rips a double in the championship game.Photo by Debbie PelhamPreston Sutton leaps for the catch.MS Bobcats clinch the conference title JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comThe Lady Cats split their last two games of the regular season games to close out the year with a 20-3 overall record as they prepare for another run at the District 3-5A crown. The team made senior night a memorable one for the girls playing in their final regular season home game of their careers with a 5-2 come-from-behind win over Trinity on April 10. After trailing 2-1 for the majority of the game, the girls strung together a four-run twoout rally in the bottom of the sixth inning to take the lead for their 20th win of the season. Ashton Alford and Delicia Washington took advantage of a throwing error on a bunt by Jennifer Hodges and crossed home to give the Lady Cats a 3-2 lead. Kylie Holton extended the teams lead during the next at bat with a two-run home run for her sixth long ball of the year. Pitcher Mackenzie Wingard allowed only three hits during the game and struck out seven Lady Conquerors, including recording her 100th strike out Baker County hit the ball well all game but struggled to produce runs until late in the game. The girls out hit Trinity 12 to three, but they left six runners stranded on base in scor Following the exciting win against Trinity, the Lady Cats regular when they fell 5-3 at West Nassau on April 11. Un like the previous nights game, the girls couldnt put together a late-inning surge to pull them selves back into the game. The Lady Warriors took a 5-0 lead after a two-run home run in the bottom of the sixth inning to take full control of the game. Baker County tried to rally back in the top of the seventh with RBIs from Washington and Hodges. Hodges also scored on an error to bring the Lady Cats within two. too much for the girls to overcome as Holton grounded out to end the game. Now, the Lady Cats turn their attention to capturing their fourth straight district championship at the District 3-5A tournament at Bishop Kenny. The girls are scheduled to play Terry Parker on April 16. If Baker County wins, the team will advance to face the winner of the game between Paxon and Bishop Kenny in the championship game on April 17. Purchase this photo at www.bakercountypress.com Photo by Jud JohnsonMackenzie Wingard throws for the out at rst.Purchase this photo at www.bakercountypress.com Photo by Jim McGauleyThis bunt by Jennifer Hodges pushed home two runs against Trinity.Cats enter districts at 20-3JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comFormer Baker County High School sports standout Ashley Holton was named as Heather Sulkowskis replacement as the schools new volleyball coach on April 15. Ms. Holton graduated from BCHS in 2010 after playing on the softball and volleyball in all four years of her high school career. She helped lead the softball team to the state Final Four in 2008 and was a part of the district championship teams in 2008 and 2009. She was se lected to the All-State softball team during those two years, too. She continued her success at the collegiate level on an athletic scholarship at Santa Fe. She transferred to the University of North Florida after receiving her AA degree, where she started every game in the middle of softball team and helped the team become the Atlantic Sun season champions in 2013. ishing up her degree in sports management and plans to graduate in the fall.Holton is choice for volleyballBCHS alum basketballThe second annual BCHS alumni basketball game, which has been expanded to accommodate more interest from former players who want to participate, is set for April 18 and 19 at 6 pm. school basketball programs. The games pit players from the 1990s against those from the 2000s. The girls will face off on Friday the 18th while the boys will play three games the next day. will be played so that the top players from each generation can be selected for the thirdWe got a lot of feedback last year and a lot more people wanted to participate, said event organizer and Wildcat alum Marcel Thomas. 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ursday, April 17, 2014 T B C P Page 13 LEGA L NOTICES **OFICIAL** AVISO DE ELECCIONES GENERALES Yo, Ken Detzner, Secretario de Estado del Estado de la Florida, por el presente notico que se llevarn a cabo ELECCIONES GENERALES en el Condado de BAKER, Estado de la Florida, el da CUATRO de NOVIEMBRE de 2014 d. C., para determinar la ocupacin o la retencin de los siguientes cargos: Representante ante el Congreso: distrito 4 Gabinete de la Florida Gobernador Gabinete de la Florida Vicegobernador Gabinete de la Florida Procurador General Gabinete de la Florida Funcionario Principal de Finanzas Gabinete de la Florida Comisionado de Agricultura Representante Estatal: distrito 10 Tribunal de Apelaciones del 1.er Distrito: retencin de 6 jueces Juez del Circuito, 8. Circuito Judicial: grupos 1, 7, 11 y 13 Junta Escolar: distritos 2, 3 y 4 Comisionado del Condado: distritos 2 y 4 Distrito de Conservacin de Tierra y Agua de Baker: grupos 2, 4 y 5 4/3, 4/17c **OFFICIAL** NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION I, Ken Detzner, Secretary of State of the State of Flor ida, do hereby give notice that a GENERAL ELECTION will be held in BAKER County, State of Florida, on the FOURTH day of NOVEMBER, 2014, A.D., to ll or retain the following ofces: Representative in Congress: District 4 Florida Cabinet Governor Florida Cabinet Lieutenant Governor Florida Cabinet Attorney General Florida Cabinet Chief Financial Ofcer Florida Cabinet Commissioner of Agriculture State Representative: District 10 First District Court of Appeal: Retention of Six Judges Circuit Judge, Eighth Judicial Circuit: Groups 1, 7, 11 and 13 School Board: District 2, 3 and 4 County Commissioner: Districts 2 and 4 Baker Soil and Water Conservation District: Groups 2, 4 and 5 4/3, 4/17c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 022011CA000016CAAXMX HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR ACE SECURITIES CORP. HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2006-OP1, ASSET BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, Plaintiff, vs. CHRISTINE A. WILSON, ET AL. Defendants ______________________/ RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 30, 2013, and entered in Case No. 022011CA000016CAAXMX, of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida. HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR ACE SECURITIES CORP. HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2006-OP1, ASSET BACKED PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES (hereafter Plaintiff), is Plaintiff and CHRISTINE A. WILSON; PRESTON WILSON; SHARON G. CUNNINGHAM A/K/A SHARON RUTH A/K/A SHARON KORDEK; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SHARON G. CUNNINGHAM A/K/A SHARON RUTH A/K/A SHARON KORDEK UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; SAND CANYON CORPORATION F/K/A OPTION ONE MORTGAGE CORPORATION, A CALIFORNIA CORPORATION; HUNTERS RIDGE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the EAST DOOR of the Courthouse; 339 East Macclenny Avenue, 1st Floor, Macclenny at 11:00 a.m., on the 10th day of JUNE, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 17, HUNTERS RIDGE AT GLEN PLANTATION, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 74 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. 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. Dated this 9th day of April, 2014. Al Fraser CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT BY: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk Van Ness Law Firm, PLC 1239 E. Newport Center Drive Suite #110 Deerfield Beach, Florida 33442 Phone (954) 571-2031 Fax (954) 571-2033 Pleadings@vanlawfl.com Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. 4/17-24c INVITATION TO BID SITE PREPARATION FOR BAKER COUNTY TRANSPORTATION CENTER The Baker County Board of Commissioners is accepting sealed bids for the site preparation of the Baker County Transportation Center. Bids will be accepted until 3:00pm on April 25, 2014. Bid prices will be held for 90 days. The project located on the vacant 10 acre site located at Willis Hodges Rd. and Buck Starling Rd. Work includes, but is not necessarily limited to: clearing and grubbing; earth and rock excavation; formation of subgrade; formation of drainage swales; grading; compacting; loaming and seeding; erosion and sediment control measures; construction layout; and maintenance and protection of on-site traffic. Bids are to be submitted to the Baker County Board of Commissioners, 55 N. 3rd St, Macclenny, FL 32063 on or before the aforementioned date and time. Submittals should be marked Baker County Transportation Center Site Preparation Bid on the outside of the proposal. Late bids will not be accepted or opened. Bids will be opened publicly on April 28, 2014 at 9:00am in the Baker County Administration Building conference room at 55 N. 3rd St, Macclenny, FL 32063. Bidding documents in the form of electronic files in .pdf format will be available at www.bakercountyfl. org/transportationcenter No printed copies will be provided. All questions concerning the project shall be submitted in writing to CJ Thompson, County Manager at cj.thompson@bakercountyfl.org or 55 N. 3rd St, Macclenny, FL 32063, and to be given consideration must be received at least seven (7) days prior to the submittal date. All questions and responses will be posted online. The Baker County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive informalities and irregularities in bidding, and to accept bids which are considered to be in the best interest of the County. 4/17-24c INVITATION TO BID BAKER COUNTY TRANSPORTATION CENTER CONSTRUCTION The Baker County Board of Commissioners is accepting sealed bids for the construction of the Baker County Transportation Center. Bids will be accepted until 3:00pm on May 2, 2014. Bid prices will be held for 90 days. The project located on the vacant 10 acre site located at Willis Hodges Rd. and Buck Starling Rd. It will consist of construction of an approximately 10,000 s.f. administration building, a two bay maintenance garage, bus wash rack and refueling station. The site preparation is a separate contract and collaboration with the selected contractor will be required. Bids are to be submitted to the Baker County Board of Commissioners, 55 N. 3rd St, Macclenny, FL 32063 on or before the aforementioned date and time. Submittals should be marked Baker County Transportation Center Construction Bid on the outside of the proposal. Late bids will not be accepted or opened. Bids will be opened publicly on May 5, 2014 at 9:00am in the Baker County Administration Building conference room at 55 N. 3rd St, Macclenny, FL 32063. Bidding documents in the form of electronic files in .pdf format will be available at www.bakercountyfl. org/transportationcenter No printed copies will be provided. All questions concerning the project shall be submitted in writing to CJ Thompson, County Manager at cj.thompson@bakercountyfl.org or 55 N. 3rd St, Macclenny, FL 32063, and to be given consideration must be received at least seven (7) days prior to the submittal date. All questions and responses will be posted online. The Baker County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any and all bids, to waive informalities and irregularities in bidding, and to accept bids which are considered to be in the best interest of the County. 4/17-5/1c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 13000117CAMXAX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. Plaintiff, vs. TINA L. JOHNS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TINA L. JOHNS; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants. ______________________/ RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated 7th day of April, 2014, and entered in Case No. 13000117CAMXAX, of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER County, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMERICA, N.A. is Plaintiff and TINA L. JOHNS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TINA L. JOHNS; UNKNOWN PERSON(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; are defendants. I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE EAST DOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE, at 339 EAST MACCLENNY AVENUE, MACCLENNY in BAKER County, FLORIDA 32063, at 11:00 A.M., on the 8th day of July, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 6, BLOCK 2, COUNTY CLUB ESTATES, UNIT 2, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 53 AND 54, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1993 OAKD DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME, VIN # CLFL35296A, TITLE NUMBER 64765176 AND VIN # CLFL35296B, TITLE NUMBER 64765177. A 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 9th day of April, 2014. AL FRASER As Clerk of said Court By: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 339 East MacClenny Avenue, 1st Floor, MacClenny, FL 32063, Phone No. (904) 259-8113 within 2 working days of your receipt of this notice or pleading; if you are hearing impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 (TDD); if you are voice impaired, call 1-800-995-8770 (V) (Via Florida Relay Services). Submitted by: Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste.3000 Plantation, FL 33324 Telephone: (954) 382-3486 Telefacsimile: (954) 382-5380 Designated service email: notice@ kahaneandassociates.com 4/17-24c Miracle Automotive & Truck Service Center Inc. 10510 Duval Lane Macclenny, FL 32063 Notice of Public Sale: Miracle Automotive & Truck Service Center Inc. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on May 9, 2014, 12:00 pm at 10510 Duval Lane, Macclenny, FL 32063, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. Miracle Automotive & Truck Service Center Inc. reserves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 2000 Ford Vin# 1FAFP55U2YA262547 1997 Oldsmobile Vin# 1G3WH12M3VF314965 2009 Nissan Vin# 1N4AL21E89N511012 2005 Hyundai Vin# KMHCG35C05U340676 4/17c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR LEON COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION NO. 2014 CA 000548 VALIDATION OF NOT TO EXCEED $2,000,000,000 FLORIDA DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORP-ORATION SPECIAL ASSESSMENT REVENUE BONDS (FLORIDA HERO PROGRAM), VARIOUS SERIES FLORIDA DEVELOPMENT FINANCE CORPORATION, a public body corporate and politic, Plaintiff, vs. THE STATE OF FLORIDA, AND ALL OF THE SEVERAL PROPERTY OWNERS, TAXPAYERS AND CITIZENS OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, INCLUDING NONRESIDENTS OWNING PROPERTY OR SUBJECT TO TAXATION THEREIN AND ALL OTHERS HAVING OR CLAIMING ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN PROPERTY TO BE AFFECTED BY THE ISSUANCE OF THE BONDS HEREIN DESCRIBED, OR TO BE AFFECTED IN ANY WAY THEREBY, Defendants. __________________________/ ORDER TO SHOW CAUSE TO THE STATE OF FLORIDA, THROUGH THE STATE ATTORNEY FOR THE SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA, AND THROUGH THE STATE ATTORNEY FOR EACH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN WHICH A LOCAL GOVERNMENT WITHIN THEIR JURISDICTION HAS ENTERED INTO AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT, AND TO THE TAXPAYERS, PROPERTY OWNERS AND CITIZENS OF LEON COUNTY, FLORIDA AND OF EACH OF THESE LOCAL GOVERNMENTS WHICH HAS ENTERED INTO AN INTERLOCAL AGREEMENT, INCLUDING NON-RESIDENTS OWNING PROPERTY OR SUBJECT TO TAXATION THEREIN, AND ALL OTHERS HAVING OR CLAIMING ANY RIGHT, TITLE OR INTEREST IN PROPERTY TO BE AFFECTED BY THE BONDS HEREIN DESCRIBED, OR TO BE AFFECTED IN ANY WAY THEREBY: You and each of you are hereby required to appear on Wednesday, the 11th day of June, 2014, at 9:30 oclock a.m. (EST), before the Circuit Court for the Second Judicial Circuit, in and for Leon County, Florida, in Room 365-B, at the Leon County Courthouse located at 301 South Monroe Street, Tallahassee, Florida 32301, and to show cause why the Complaint for Validation filed in this action should not be granted, and the Bonds herein described and the proceedings authorizing the issuance thereof validated and confirmed, said Bonds being designated Not Exceeding $2,000,000,000 Florida Development Finance Corporation Special Assessment Revenue Bonds (Florida Hero Program), Various Series, a more particular description of said Bonds being contained in the Complaint for Validation filed in this action. This Order to Show Cause shall be published in the manner required by Section 75.06, Florida Statutes, as amended, in a newspaper published and of general circulation in Leon County, Florida, and within the boundaries of each local government which has entered into an interlocal agreement with the Plaintiff, a listing of which is attached to the Complaint for Validation filed in this action. Such publication shall consist of once each week for two consecutive weeks prior to the date of the hearing set forth in the preceding paragraph, the first publication to be at least twenty (20) days prior to said date. DONE AND ORDERED at Leon County, Florida, this 20th day of March, 2014. /s/ John Cooper Judge of the Circuit Court of the Second Judicial Circuit, in and for Leon County, Florida 4/17-24c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 2013 CA 000107 VANDERBILT MORTGAGE AND FINANCE, INC., a Tennessee corporation authorized to transact business in Florida Plaintiff, vs. RICHARD LEE GREEN A/K/A RICHARD L. GREEN, et al., Defendants. __________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: PAUL A. HOPKINS A/K/A PAUL ALLEN HOPKINS Last Known Address: 9598 HOPKINS RD., GLEN ST., MARY, FL 32040 You are notified that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property BAKER County: A part of the NW of the SW of Section 3, Township 3 South, Range 21 East, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Southeast corner of said NW of the SW and run North 02 degrees 36 minutes 28 seconds East, along the East line thereof, 241.39 feet; thence North 86 degrees 16 minutes 33 seconds West, 655.33 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence continue 401.00 feet to the East right of way line of Hopkins Road; thence South 01 degrees 12 minutes 48 seconds West, along said right of way line, 31.55 feet to a point of curve of a curve to the left having a radius of 25.00 feet, an included angle of 70 degrees 31 minutes 44 seconds; thence Southwesterly along the arc of said curve, for an arc distance of 30.77 feet to a point of reverse curve; thence Southerly and Westerly along the arc of a curve to the right whose radius is 50.00 feet, included angle of 250 degrees 31 minutes 44 seconds for an arc distance of 218.63 feet; thence South 01 degrees 12 minutes 48 seconds West, 159.50 feet to the South line of the said NW of SW ; thence South 87 degrees 26 minutes 25 seconds East, 444.00 feet; thence North 02 degrees 43 minutes 54 seconds East, 254.70 feet to the point of beginning, Baker County, Florida. Also Together with and Subject to a 50 foot easement for ingress and egress, 25 feet on each side of the following described centerline: Commence at the North line of the SW of Section 3, Township 3 South, Range 21 East, and the Westerly right of way line of State Road No. 123; thence run South 03 degrees 01 minutes 18 seconds West along said Westerly right of way line, a distance of 235 feet to the centerline of said 50 foot easement for ingress and egress and the point of beginning; thence run North 87 degrees 35 minutes 19 seconds West, a distance of 554.70 feet; thence run North 87 degrees 45 minutes 25 seconds West, a distance of 1713.08 feet; thence South 28 degrees 21 minutes 48 seconds West, a distance of 378.91 feet; thence South 01 degree 12 minutes 48 seconds West, a distance of 455.69 feet to the point of termination of said easement. And Subject to: a drainage easement across the West 20 feet of the South 120 feet of the above described property, and a natural drainage area that runs through the Easterly most section at the rear of said property, Parcel 14A, that occupies an area 50 feet wide along the North property line and expands Southward to 150 feet along the South property line. Mortgagor understands and agrees that no structure shall be erected in these drainage areas nor no fill added that would restrict that flow of drainage water. Also Subject to: The owners (current or future) of Parcel 14B, situated due East, adjoining said Parcel 14A, shall have a 20 foot right of way from Hopkins Road along the Northern boundary line as is identified by the current roadbed leading to said Parcel 14B, for the purpose of ingress and egress (from WD in Official Records Book 1998, Page 5383), which is now described in Instrument Number 200400001523 as a perpetual nonexclusive right to use easement for ingress and egress and described as: a 20 foot easement for ingress and egress being a part of the NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of Section 3, Township 3 South, Range 21 East, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Southeast corner of said NW 1/4 of the SW 1/4 and run North 02 degrees 36 minutes 28 seconds East, along the East line thereof, 241.39 feet; thence North 86 degrees 16 minutes 33 seconds West, 1056.33 feet to the East right of way line of Hopkins Road; thence South 01 degrees 12 minutes 48 seconds West, along said East right of way line, a distance of 2.36 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence South 86 degrees 15 minutes 51 seconds East, 249.93 feet to the Point of Curve of a curve concave to the Southwest and having a radius of 510.27 feet and a central angle of 17 degrees 16 minutes 49 seconds; thence along the arc of said curve an arc distance of 153.99 feet; said curve being subtended by a chord having a bearing of South 17 degrees 37 minutes 26 seconds East and a chord distance of 153.31 feet to the East line of lands described in Official Records #1998-5383 of the Official Records of Baker County, Florida; thence South 02 degrees 41 minutes 33 seconds West, along said East line a distance of 21.12 feet to a point on a curve concave to the Southwest having a radius of 490.27 feet and a central angle of 18 degrees 03 minutes 23 seconds; thence along the arc of said curve an arc distance of 154.50 feet, said curve being subtended by a chord bearing of North 77 degrees 14 minutes 10 seconds West, and a chord distance of 153.88 feet to the Point of Tangency of said curve; thence North 86 degrees 15 minutes 51 seconds West, 249.01 feet to a point on the East right of way line of said Hopkins Road, thence North 00 degrees 12 minutes 48 seconds East, along said East right of way line, a distance of 20.02 feet to the Point of Beginning. Together With that 1997, CLAYTON Mobile Home bearing ID #GMHGA4509614287A & GMHGA4509614287B. The action was instituted in the Circuit Court, EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for BAKER, Florida; Case No. 2013 CA 000107; and is styled VANDERBILT MORTGAGE AND FINANCE, INC., a Tennessee corporation authorized to transact business in Florida v. RICHARD LEE GREEN A/K/A RICHARD L. GREEN, JESSICA MALLOY GREEN, PAUL A. HOPKINS A/K/A PAUL ALLEN HOPKINS, RUTH S. HOPKINS and UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION OF 9598 Hopkins Road, Glen St. Mary, FL 32040 You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to the action on Sonya Daws, Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 215 S. Monroe St., Suite 600, Tallahassee, FL 32301, on or before May 4, 2014, (or 30 days from the first date of publication) and file the original with the clerk of this court either before service on May 4, 2014 or immediately after service; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. The Court has authority in this suit to enter a judgment or decree in the Plaintiffs interest which will be binding upon you. DATED: April 4, 2014 Al Fraser As Clerk of the Court By: Tabitha Wilson As Deputy Clerk Sonya K. Daws, Esquire Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. 215 South Monroe Street, Suite 600 Tallahassee, FL 32301 4/17-24cTwo Baker County travel ond place in their respective tournaments held in Daytona Beach over the weekend of April 12 and 13. The Baker Naturals 10 and under baseball team qualiSpecialty Sports Association Global World Series in Clearwater by being the runner-up in the Global World Series USSSA Baseball. The Baker County Titans 9 and under baseball team came in second out of eight teams at the USSSA Got Game III tournament at Bethune Cookman. The team received the No. 1 seed in Sundays bracket play after pool play the previous day and advanced to the championship game by beat ing Ocalas Carrigan Coyotes 8-0. The Titans ultimately fell 14-9 in the title game to the Southern Insanity of Savan nah, Ga., after giving up the Pictured above is the Baker Naturals. Back row is Assistant Coach Brad Stone, Head Coach Jarrell Rodgers, Assistant Coach Hunter Bell, (middle row) Harrison Muncy, Landen Hickman, Colton Avera, Ethan Wilford, Jase Knabb, (front row) Walker Avera, Jordan Rhoden, Jamil Jones, Brady Chauncey.Members of the Titan 9-U team: (front, l-r) Luke Davis, Kale Gibson, Nick Venturelli, Tucker Kennedy, Brody Gris, (middle) Titus Richardson, Jacob Miller, Ashton Johnson, Trannen McCray, Ty Walker, (back) coaches Bryan Richardson, Chad Walker, Kyle Davis and Adam Holland.Second place nishesJON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comThe BCHS track teams had athletes advance to the regional meet in nine events with their efforts at the District 3-2A meet at Raines High School on April 9. Baker County had Wildcats come out on top of three different events at the district meet. girls discus with a throw of 99-06. Rashodd Hadley came cus and shot put with throws of 154-05 and 54-04, respectively. finishers, the Cats had four third-place and two fourthplace finishes to qualify for the Class 2A Region 1 meet at Bolles on April 17. Jack Kroburgers third-place time of 54.15 seconds earned him a spot at regionals. Aimee Lee Crites throw of 29-05 in ish third overall at districts. Grace Fly also came in third in the 100-meter hurdles with a time of 19.66. The girls 4x100 relay team of Damiyyha Kirksey, Demetra Gibson, Kiala Pigott and Emregionals with a time of 52.69 to end up in third. Madyson Perry was initially scheduled to run the event but was unable to in as an alternate. Not to be outdone by the girls, the boys had two relay teams qualify for regionals with The 4x100 relay team of Mondrell Jefferson, Malik Delgado, Mason Batten and Reggie 45.50. The 4x400 team of Darius Fisher, Batten, Kroburger line with a time of 3:47.77. Qualifying for regionals brings the athletes one step closer to the state meet at the University of North Florida on May 2. Girls coach Charles Ruise said he thinks his team has a chance to send some competitors to state. We feel pretty good, he said. Were going to be facing stiffer competition but I feel like were prepared. Its going to take more focus and hard work but we have that in place and the opportunity is there. Wildcats qualify for nine regional events Check it out...bakercountypress.com

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Page 14 T B C P ursday, April 17, 2014 YARD SALES Thursday, Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.2:00 p.m., Staci Road, Glen. Furniture, dishes, cabinets, shelves and much more. Friday and Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-?, on North Lincoln Street, behind the old Dollar General in Glen. Multi-family; a little bit of everything; too much to list. Rain cancels. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., 6522 CR 23D, Glen. Household, couch, womens clothes size 14, 2 prom dresses size 9/10 and much more. Saturday, 8:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m., 6229 Miltondale Road, Macclenny. Large moving sale! Lots of furniture, adult/teen/baby clothing, baby equipment, household items, grills, artwork, etc. 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 clenny, 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 lished, 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. Moving: Miscellaneous tools for sale. Bosch compound miter saw with table and stands; Makito frame nailer with nails; Bostitch industrial stapler with staples; Milwaukee portable band saw; chain hoist; 1.5 HP pump; 25 gallon sprayer; 20 gallon hot water heater; 22" fan on stand; 5 HP Sears air compressor with retractable hose. 904-275-2593 or 904-6123584. 4/17p Classic upright piano. Beautiful tone; needs work. $500 OBO. 259-4281. 4/17p 12' Stump Knocker berglass boat, 9.9 Johnson motor, trailer. Needs carburetor work. $500 rm. 904-275-3099. 4/17p Winchester 30-30 lever action rifle, good condition $200; 20 gauge shotgun, good condition $100; 10 new sheets of 4x4x3/8 CD plywood $40 for all; 8 good metal lawn chairs $3 each; like new 1200 watt generator $60. 904-654-7841. 4/17p Dining room set. Light blond color; rectangular table 38Wx58L, table expands with included leaf; 6 matching slat back chairs with custom upholster ing on cushioned seats; lighted, 2 piece China hutch with glass shelves in upper display unit. The double-doored lower unit has two fixed wooden shelves. The set is 48Wx18D, height 6' 6". $400. Call 904307-8639. 4/17p Plant Sale, Saturday 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. Landscape, owering plants and blueberry bushes. Located US 90, across from Moodys. Sands Farm. 259-6891. 4/10-17c Fruit Treesapple, pear, peach and more. Muscadine grapevines, blueberry plants (small 1 gallon $3 & up). Delivery available. All major credit cards accepted. Lic. #4800917. 904-845-2686 or 904-3186166, Hilliard. 3/20-6/26p 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 Attention Artisans and Crafters: Vendors sought for Arts and Market Fair at The Ivy Cottage, July 12. $10/booth. Contact Cynthia ivycottageofmacclenny@ gmail.com or 904-994-5595. 4/17-24p Licensed lawn care. Mowing, weed eating, storm cleaning, tree and debris removal, pressure washing. Call Barry 904-275-2118 leave a message on the answering machine. 4/17p Nannys Thrift Store. Located across from old jail. Furniture, toys, clothes. You name it, we have it or well get it. 904229-2303. 4/17-24p REWARD! $100 cash for Baker County Florida License Tags starting with 52 for 1938, 39, 40, 42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 50, 54, 55 and 64. Also want tags starting with #63. $1000 for Baker County porcelain tags 1911-1917, and buying all FL/GA tags before 1958. Jeff Francis 727-4241576. gobucs13@aol.com. 3/27-5/29p Home Improvementsporches, decks, remodeling-any home repair. Licensed & Insured. 904-591-2640. 10/17tfc NURSING CAREERS begin here Get trained in months, not years. Small classes, no waiting list. Financial aid for qualied students. Apply now at Centura Institute Orlando (888) 220-3219. 4/17p We install 6 seamless gutters. Pressure washing. 259-7335. 8/11tfc BUY OR SELL AN RV ONLINE. Best Deals and Selection. Visit RVT.com classieds. Thousands of RVs for Sale by Owner and Dealer Listings. www.RVT.com. 888-7718430. 4/17p Narcotics Anonymous. We are a group of recovering addicts who meet regularly to help each other stay clean. IT WORKS!! Meetings are held at the Baker County Health Department on Tuesdays and Thursdays 6:45 p.m.-7:45 p.m. 1/2-12/25p AIRLINE CAREERS begin here Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Techni cian training. Housing and Financial Aid for qualied students. Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance 877-741-9260 www.FixJets. com. 4/17p Alcoholics anonymous meetings Monday and Friday at 8 pm. Call Wanda 904994-7750. 209 Macclenny Ave. 1/2-12/25p AUTOMOBILES 1993 Isuzu Trooper, 4-wheel drive. A lot of new parts. $900. 259-6799. 4/17p OLDSMOBILE BRAVA, 2002. Very Low Miles And Well Kept. Clean History And Only $4,990. CALL (352) 436-4733. 4/17c CHEVY SILVERADO, 2005. Extended Cab And Has Clean History. Well Maintained And Has Proven It Gets The Job Done! Only $6,990. CALL (352) 436-4733. 4/17c CADILLAC DEVILLE, 2003. Super Super Clean And Garage Kept! You Cant Miss This Deal For Only $6,995. CALL (352) 436-4733. 4/17c NISSAN PATHFINDER, 2003. Hard To Find This Clean And Runs Like Its Brand New. Only $8,900. CALL (352) 436-4733. 4/17c FORD FOCUS, 2012. In Great Condition And Gas Is Super Cheap To Put In It. Only $9,800 Or Payments For Only $180 A Month! CALL (352) 436-4733. 4/17c CHRYSLER TOWN & COUNTRY VAN, 2008. What A Steal This Deal Is! You Cant Find A Cleaner Van In All Of Alachua County! Only $9,900 Or Payments For $185. CALL (352) 436-4733. 4/17c PONTIAC BONNEVILLE GXP, 2004. This Ride Has It All And Is A Pure Diamond! You Will Never See Or Find A Ride Like This. So Beautiful And Rare. Only $10,880. CALL (352) 436-4733. 4/17c HONDA CIVIC, 2008. This Will Be A Hard One To Let Go Its So Sweet. The Deal Of The Week For Only $10,998. CALL (352) 436-4733. 4/17c MINI COOPER S, 2010. The Italian Job Comes To Gainesville And Is Just Bad To The Bone. Come Grab This Sweet Ride For Only $11,500! CALL (352) 436-4733. 4/17c NISSAN VERSA, 2011. Very Clean Ride And Comes With A 15 Year 150,000 Mile Warranty. Only $11,500 Or Payments For Only $199 A Month! CALL (352) 4364733. 4/17c HYUNDAI SONATA, 2012. Very Clean Ride And Ready For Delivery. Only $11,770 Or Payments For Only $195 A Month. CALL (352) 436-4733. 4/17c CHEVROLET SILVERADO, 2011. Crew Cab And Very Well Kept! The Best Deal In All Of Gainesville For Only $14,750 Or Payments For $220 A Month. CALL (352) 436-4733. 4/17c CHEVROLET EQUINOX, 2010. Very Clean And Garage Kept. Local Trade-In And Ready For A New Home. Only $14,750 Or Payments For Only $250 A Month. CALL (352) 436-4733. 4/17c CHEVROLET COLORADO, 2010. Lt Ver sion And A Truck That Gets The Job Done And Requires Low Maintenance. Only $14,500 Or Payment For Only $240 A Month! CALL (352) 436-4733. 4/17c BUICK ENCLAVE, 2011. CXL And Has All The Bells And Whistles For You. A Dream Come True At This Price For Only $15,350! CALL (352) 436-4733. 4/17c 2000 Kawasaki VN750 motorcycle, New Battery, Stator, & Voltage Regulator. $2,900.00. 259-7523. 12/5tfc ANIMALS Free to good homes: 6 dachshund/chihuahua mix puppies. Very lovable and playful. Ready for Easter. 904-275-2901. 4/17p 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 workat-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 Commission 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 Burnham Construction, Inc. is currently looking for an experienced Dump Truck Driver. Required: Minimum 3 years experience, Non-Smoker/Tobacco-Free. Must have a valid Class A or B CDL with a safe driving record and DOT physical & drug test. Pre-employment checks include drug testing, criminal background, and review of DMV record. Burnham Construction, Inc. is a Drug-free, Smoke/Tobacco-free, and Profanity-free workplace. If you are interested in working in this type of environment, please email your resume to mailbox@burnhamconstructioninc.com or visit our website www. burnhamconstructioninc.com to ll out an application or you may apply in person between 8:30 am 4:00 pm M-F at 151 S. 7th Street, Macclenny, FL 32063. You must provide references. No phone calls please. 4/17p Three full time positions available: Pipefitters Helper-Plumbers HelperCarpenters Helper. Commercial and industrial work. Must have good driving record and pass background check. DFWP. 904-388-4799. If interested, complete and submit online application at www. gatewaycontractinginc.com. No walk-ins. 4/17-5/8p Maintenance Supervisor/Assistant Building Inspector Baker County, FL. The Baker County Board of County Commissioners is seeking qualied applications to ll the position of Maintenance Supervisor/Assistant Building Inspector. This position serves as a Department Head and hands on Maintenance worker and is responsible for all mechanical functions within the County owned buildings. This position will also serve as Assistant Building Inspector and be under the general supervision of the Building Ofcial for inspection related duties. As Assistant Building Inspector, this position will assist in reviewing plans and specications submitted with building permit applications and inspect existing buildings and structures, new building construction and building repairs. The Maintenance Super visor is also responsible for preparation and management of the Facilities Maintenance department budget. The ideal candidate will have at least ve (5) years experience in general building maintenance and repair, including at least three (3) years supervisory experience. Trade cer tication is preferred. The applicant will be expected to obtain Provisional Building Inspector license within 90 days and obtain Building Inspector license within 2 years. Expected salary range is $30,000 $35,000 plus benets. Baker County is a participant in the Florida Retirement System and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. A complete county application and resume is required to be considered for the position. For additional information and a complete Job Description visit www.bakercounty.org/jobs. Additional questions should be directed to Sara Little at (904) 259-3613 or email at sara.little@baker county.org. Application deadline is April 25, 2014 by 5:00 p.m. 4/10-24c Macclenny Tire and Lube is seeking a full-time experienced tire technician. Additional mechanical experience necessary. Please stop by 112 S. 6th Street to apply. 4/10-17c 2nd Shift Storeroom Clerk. Must have computer knowledge. Industrial Storeroom experience helpful. We are an EEOC, drug free workplace. We offer Dental & Health Insurance, paid Holidays and Vacation. Apply at Gilman Building Products, CR 218 Maxville, FL or fax resume to 904-289-7736. 4/3-24c Drivers: $5,000 Sign-On Bonus! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on this Regional Account. Werner Enterprises:1-855-515-8447. 3/27-4/17p Experienced painters needed. Peacock Painting. 259-5877. 2/21tfc Drivers: Home EVERY Weekend, Dedicat ed Southern Lanes & OTR! All Miles PAID (Loaded & Empty)! Or Walk Away Lease: No Money Down, No Credit Check. 1-866823-0323. 4/17p Maintenance person needed. Skilled in electrical, plumbing, A/C and carpentry. Must have mobile home repair experience. Send resume with salary requirements to PO Box 1813, Macclenny, Fl. 32063. 4/17-24c Earthworks of Florida is accepting applications for heavy equipment operators. Apply at 11932 N. State Road 121, Macclenny, FL. M-F 8:00-4:30. Phone 904653-2800. 4/17-5/8p Dealership in Palatka desires a Dealer Manager. Must have an extensive background in nance, buy here pay here and all fundamentals in running a Dealership. Top earnings and benets. Contact or send resume to louisjferris@gmail.com. 386-767-4376. 4/17p Averitt Express has New Dedicated CDLA Driver Opportunities w/Excellent Benets & Regular Hometime. 855-430-8869 AverittCareers.com Equal Opportunity Employer -Females, minorities, protected veterans and individuals with disabilities are encouraged to apply. 4/17p DRIVER TRAINEES NEEDED NOW! Learn to drive for US Xpress! Earn $700 per week! No experience needed! Local CDL Training. Job ready in 15 days! 1-888368-1964. 4/17p Experienced OTR Flatbed Drivers earn 50 up to 55 cpm loaded. $1000 sign on to Qualied drivers. Home most weekends. Call: 843-266-3731 / www.bulldoghiway. com. EOE. 4/17p Drive-away across the USA even if you dont own a car. 22 Pickup Locations. Call 866-764-1601 or www.qualitydriveaway. com. 4/17p 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 preference, 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. Beautiful x-large lot; power, water, fruit and citrus trees. Hillside Drive, Macclenny; on a paved dead end street. Reduced to $37,500. 259-4569 or 904-861-9355. 4/10-5/1p 2 BR, 2 BA doublewide on 2 acres; needs work. High and dry in Taylor. $40,000. 904-738-2262. 3/27-4/17p For sale by owner 3 BR, 1 BA. Nice, fenced 1 acre, screened porch, detached garage, CH/A, close to I-10. Under market FOR SALE Class A CDL Drivers Needed!Drivers needed immediately for bulk commodity carrier. Driving School Minimum 23 years of age, clean MVR and job history required. PritchettTrucking.com Quality Excellence ExperienceResidential and Commercial Electric Services New Construction, Repairs and ServiceWe can help with all your electrical needs from small repairs to residential and commercial design/build projectsServing all of Northeast Florida & Southeast GeorgiaCall Fred Munson 904-226-4162FL Lic. EC-1713 | GA Lic. EN-215883 value; possible rent to own. Call for de tails. 904-614-6337 (9-5). 4/17-24p 3 BR, 2 BA home for sale by owner. 808 Fox Run Circle. Beautiful pond view, enclosed garage for large family room; nicely fenced. $130,000. 904-504-0773. 4/317p 1-10 acres, high and dry, sh pond, creek or river front, homes/mobile homes, setup. Owner nancing. 912-843-8118 or 904-699-8637. www.landyes.net. 3/13tfc 4.74 acres, Raintree Drive, Macclenny II Unit III. $60,000 FIRM. 259-2536. 1/16tfc 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 LOANS FOR LANDLORDS! We Finance From 5-500 Units As Low As 5.5 %. 1-4 Fam, Townhome, Condos OK. Contact B2R: 1-855-940-0227. www.B2RFinance.com. 4/17p New 3BR/2BA Lake Cottage on 2+ acres with lake access only $99,900. Ready for nishing touches! City water/ sewer, gated, 2 private recreational lakes. Convenient to town. Prime South Florida location. Call now 1-866-352-2249. 4/17p FOR RENT 3 BR, 2 BA, 611 Fox Run Circle, Macclenny. Fenced in back yard, ceiling fans, new ooring and more. $1075/month plus $1075 deposit. Real Estate with Garlon Webb. 904-408-9146. 4/17c 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home on 2 acres. 17762 John Allen Road, Glen. $650/ month plus $650 deposit. Real Estate with Garlon Webb. 904-408-9146. 4/17c 2 BR, 2 BA doublewide on 5 acres on Crews Road. Service animals only. $800/ month plus $500 deposit. Call Michelle 904-588-2589. 4/17p 2 BR, 1 BA recently remodeled end unit with CH/A, W/D hook-up, ceramic tile in common areas, new kitchen cabinets. Lo cated close to First Baptist Church of Macclenny. $595/month plus security deposit. Senior and military discount. Call or text 904-703-6306. 4/17p 2200 sf 4 BR, 2 full BA mobile home on 1 acres, off North Forty. CH/A; 2 storage buildings, 1 with lean-to. $1100/month, 1st, last and $600 deposit. 259-7335. 4/17tfc 3 BR, 1 BA house in city limits; newly remodeled. $850/month plus $500 deposit. 904-838-7790. 4/17p 2000 sf single family home on 1 acre. 4 BR, 2 BA, 2 living rooms with replace, dining room, kitchen with pantry, huge laundry room with pantry. Convenient to I-10 and 90. Professional family with references preferred. Available May 1st. $950/month plus $950 deposit. 904-9939935. 4/17p 4 BR, 2 BA 32 x 80 doublewide. Newly remodeled on acre on corner of 125 S & Mud Lake Road, at 4 way stop. Lawn maintenance included. $1000/month plus $1300 deposit. 259-9066. 3/27tfc 2 BR, 2 BA mobile home, CH/A, $575/ month plus deposit; 3 BR, 2 BA mobile home, $625/month plus deposit. 904860-4604. 1/30tfc 2-3 BR mobile homes available. $450$600/month. Half acre; garbage, water, sewer, lawn care provided; family neighborhood. 912-843-8118 or 904-6998637. www.rentyes.net. 10/31tfc COMMERCIAL RENT Commercial Office at 535 S. 6th Street; retail space available April 1, presently Goodie 2 Shoes. 533 S. 6th Street. 904338-4528. 3/27-4/24p For Lease1500 SF retail/office space at 541 S. 6th Street, Macclenny. $1000/ month. Call Jack at 904-616-9432. 9/26tfc MOBILE HOMES U-move 97 Fleetwood 3 BR, 2 BA 26x80 doublewide. Shower and garden tub in master bedroom. $10,000 firm; fair condition as is. Call Rusty 904-502-5235. 4/10-17p Brand new! 2014 3 BR, 16 x 80. $36,900. Set-up with AC, steps and skirting. 2594663. waynefriermacclenny.com. 3/27-4/17c 2014 28 x 60 3 BR DW mobile home. $49,900. Only 2 available. Set-up with AC, steps, skirting. 259-4663. waynefriermacclenny.com. 3/27-4/17c Cindy Jo Oglesby Fl. Lic. R.E. Broker Cell 904.226.7161 Thinking of buying a new home? Did you know that our services are FREE to Buyers? Give us a call today to get started. 904-259-9333www.southeastrealtygroup.com Homes | Land | Farms | Mobile Homes | Rentals Investments | Short Sales | Foreclosures 260 W. Macclenny Ave., Macclenny (Next to NAPA Auto Parts) 904-259-9333

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ursday, April 17, 2014 T B C P Page 15 I BUY USED MOBILE HOMES$$ CASH PAID $$IMMEDIATELY904.259.4663 500 DOLLARS & DEEDis all you need to move into your new Manufactured & Modular HomeCALL PAT800-414-2130 BAKER LAWN & TREE SERVICEFull Service Lawncare and Tree Service Pressure Washing Gutter Cleaning904-408-9361/904-625-6853Services to t your needs. 4/17-5/8pPUMP REPAIR 24 HR WELL DRILLING 2-4 & Larger 259-6934 or 904-591-0063 Ronnie SappWater Well Contr FL7003, GA316 5/16tfc LAWNS AND LANDSCAPES OF N.E. FLORIDA Complete Lawn Maintenance Landscaping Pressure Washing Free Estimates904-382-4271Licensed & Insured 4/17-24pGATEWAY PEST CONTROL, INC. 259-3808All types of pest control Call Eston, Shannon or Bill Ask about our re ant control6/26tfcC & R LAWN SERVICESLandscapingMowing Trim HedgesTrees Tractor Work Free Estimates Licensed & Insured904-238-07924/17-5/8pWE PUMP SEPTIC TANKSLicensed and InsuredJOHN WILLIAMS PLUMBING 259-4580CFC056961 4/3-24p PRINTING & FAXINGBlack & White and Color Copies, Custom Business Forms, Business Cards, Signs, Stickers, Invitations, Rubber Stamps & much more!!! The Ofce Mart 110 South Fifth Street259-3737 5/19tfcDEPENDABLE HEATING, AC AND ELECTRICAL CONTRACTORResidential Commercial New Construction Remodel259-6546Elec. license # EC-0001471 AC license # CA-C057649 2/10tfcRICH LAURAMORE CONSTRUCTION, INC.Custom homes Additions Remodels259-4893 or 403-4781 cell RR License No. 282811470 11/19tfcROGER RAULERSON WELL DRILLING2 and 4 Wells Pump Service | Water Treatment 259-7531 Licensed & Insured Family owned & operated12/31tfcTILE AND WOOD FLOORING25 Years Experience John Pearce 904-536-5682Free Estimates4/10-5/1p MICHAEL & JONATHANS, INC. Landscaping Trenching Lawn Service & Irrigation New Installation & Repairs For all your total lawn needs. 259-7388Residential and Business Licensed & Insured4/10-17pJOHN WILLIAMS PLUMBINGnow offers Septic Tank Pumping, Sump Pump Replacements and all your plumbing needs. Call 259-4580CFC056961 4/3-24pANGEL AQUA, INC.Water Quality Treatment We can improve your water Water softeners Iron lters Sales Rentals Service Repairs Ask us about our Chemical Free systems Morton Salt Keep Full Salt Delivery Service 797 S. 6th Street, Macclenny259-66727/12tfcFILL DIRTCulverts installed Tim Johnson259-2536 904-838-28185/11tfcFULL LINE OF WEDDING INVITATIONS & ACCESSORIESShower and anniversary invitations The Ofce Mart 110 South 5th Street259-37374/28tfc PEACOCK PAINTING, INC.Professional painting Interior Exterior Pressure washing Residential Commercial Parking lot line striping Fully insured & Locally owned 25 years experience259-58772/10tfcPUMP REPAIR2 or 4 wells shallow or deepCall 904-259-4580Licensed and insuredCFC056961 4/3-24pJOHN WILLIAMS PLUMBINGRepairs Re-pipes Remodels Drain Cleaning Sump Pumps Water heaters New constructionCall 259-4580CFC056961 4/3-24pDROPTINE TAXIDERMYState Award Winning Taxidermy Hydro-dip Available904-612-6509 904-408-13794/10-5/1pCYPRESS HOME BUILDERS, INC.Custom New Home Construction Jody Paul Thrift904-591-26402/10tfcPLUMBING-SEWER-SEPTICOver 40 Years Experience 24 Hour Service259-6934 or 904-591-0063CFC032613 MP005858 I-13219RCMD Ronnie Sapp 5/16tfc TREE SERVICEStarting Prices: Canopy Lift-$75 Tree Takedown-$150 Roof Clearance-$75 Call Jeremy 904-405-9314Free Estimates Licensed & Insured 4/17-5/8pBATHROOM REMODELSNew xtures Ceramic Tile ADA Transformations Roll-in Showers Walk-in TubsCall 259-4580Licensed and insuredCFC056961 4/3-24pSIGNS & DESIGNS BY ELLENSigns Banners Magnetics Window & Vehicle Graphics & Lettering T-shirt Applications BEST PRICES IN THE COUNTY 259-6135 1/2-6/26pMORAN INSULATION, INC.Spray foam Garage Doors Fiberglass Insulation Fix broken springs and motors on garage doors. 904-334-8285www.moraninsulation.com4/10-5/1pBILL BAKER MOVING20 Years Experience Local-Florida/Georgia One Couch or the Whole House Bill Baker904-616-25564/10-5/1p A & D IRRIGATION & PRESSURE WASHING LLC. Sprinkler Systems Residential and Commercial Installations and Repairs Free Estimates651-17394/10-5/1pLAND CLEARINGFill dirt Slag Cypress mulch Red mulch A little or a lot904-521-15062/10tfcFULL LINE OF WEDDING INVITATIONS & ACCESSORIESShower and anniversary invitations The Ofce Mart 110 South 5th Street259-37374/28tfcMARTIN WELL DRILLING & PUMP SERVICE2 wellsMacclenny 259-9014Cell 838-3517 Bryceville 266-4956 welldriller@nefcom.netLicense No. FL 2795, GA 566 12/5-5/29/14pBAKER PUMP SERVICE2 & 4 Wells Drilled & Pump Repairs Iron Filters Water Softeners Pool & Irrigation Pumps On Site repairs. 30 Years Experience 904-334-6409 or 904-259-85654/3-24c NOW AVAILABLE 1 and 2 BedroomsBaldwin GroveAPARTMENTS904-266-4070T.T.D. 1-800-955-8771US 90 E., right on Yellow Water Rd., right on Rainer Rd., go to stop sign, turn right. Go to rst street, turn left. RENTAL ASSISTANCE AVAILABLE TO QUALIFIED APPLICANTSThis institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer. I BUY USED MOBILE HOMES. Cash paid immediately. 259-4663. 3/27-4/17c NO MONEY DOWN, use your land. Brand new 2000 sq. ft. 4 BR. $59,900 or $499/ month. 259-4663. waynefriermacclenny. com. 3/27-4/17c ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, EMERGENCY MEDICAL SERVICES AND FIRE PROGRAMS 224 Duty DaysTenure Track to Commence Fall Semester Instructor to teach and assist the EMS and Fire Programs Coordinator and Director of Public Service Programs in various aspects of program development, planning and implementation of the EMT-Basic, Paramedic, and EMS Associate Degree He/she maintains a close relationship with clinical sites and part-time faculty, assists in program expansion and student recruitment; and assists in maintaining state and Bachelors degree in emergency medical level (must have Florida state license within Must have two years of experience (full or establish and maintain effective working Masters degree in emergency medical hours in the emergency medical services or teaching experience at the technical school Experience with American Heart Associapreferred credentials include Fire InstrucSalary: Based on degree & experience. Application Deadline: 05/15/14 Persons interested should provide College application, vita, and photocopies Position details and applications available Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place Lake City, FL 32025-2007 Ph (386) 754-4314 Fax (386) 754-4814 E-Mail: human.resources@fgc.eduFGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, NURSING 194 Duty DaysTenure Track Position # F99923 Conduct the learning experience in the classroom, laboratory, and/or clinical areas. Prepare for instruction syllabi, lesson plans, tests, use assessment strategies to assist the continuous development of the learner, use effective communication techniques with students and others. Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of the subject matter, use appropriate and current technology in the teaching and learning process. This is a 194 duty day position. Hours will vary and require some evenings. Requires a Master of Science in Nursing degree and be licensed in Florida or be eligible for licensure in Florida. Three years of experience as staff nurse (acute care preferred). Strong experience in Maternity Health Nursing. Ability to present information in a coherent manner and the ability to fairly evaluate student retention of Computer Literate. Teaching experience preferred. EXCELLENT SALARY PAID BENEFITS DESIRABLE SCHEDULE Application Deadline: Open Until Filled Persons interested should provide College application, vita, and photocopies of transcripts. All foreign transcripts must evaluation. Position details and applications available Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place Lake City, FL 32025-2007 Ph (386) 754-4314 Fax (386) 754-4814 FGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. VP/ADA/ EA/EO College in Education and Employment EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR, NURSING AND HEALTH SCIENCES EXCELLENT SALARY PAID BENEFITS DESIRABLE SCHEDULE Application Deadline: Open Until Filled. JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR The Wildcat varsity baseball team closed out the regular season on a seven-game winning streak after victories over Mandarin, Middleburg and Oakleaf. the Cats a thrilling 6-4 comefrom-behind home win over a tough Mandarin team on a rain-delayed senior night on season with a 19-6 overall record. Baker County trailed 4-1 er Zach Rafuse. Tyler Wendel brought the team within two with an RBI double and Jared Crews closed the gap to one a batter later with an RBI triple. Mikal Flores tied the game for the Cats when he batted Crews home. Rafuse gave the with an RBI single and later scored on a wild pitch to extend the teams lead to 6-4. Pitcher Jordan Kennedy shut the Mustangs bats down and struck out four of the last seven batters to seal the win. The dramatic win in the eral days after the boys cruised to a 6-1 home win over Middleburg on April 11. The Cats jumped out to an early 2-0 ning after taking advantage of a shaky start from Middleburgs pitcher, who hit three batters and walked another two in the opening frame. He hit Rafuse with the bases loaded, which allowed Wendel to score and give the Cats the lead. Cameron Wilson, who was running for catcher Flores, crossed home on a wild pitch. Baker County broke the game open with a three-run third inning to take a 5-1 lead. Grant Gregory drilled a twoRBI single to send Wilson and Dylan Rowe home. Gregory scored a run later in the inning when he was batted in by Jordan Kennedy on a ground ball. Landon Boyette padded the Cats lead with an RBI single in While the bats took advantage of Middleburgs pitching woes, Crews had a great night on the mound for the Cats. He threw a complete game fourhitter and struck out eight Broncos. We did all the little things we needed to do to win, coach Fred Matricardi said about the victory. We played a lot better than we did on Thursday. The win over Middleburg came one night after the squad escaped with a 4-1 road win over Oakleaf on April 10. Baker County pitchers combined to throw eight walks and navigated their way out of two basesloaded jams. Coach Matricardi said the game could have easily gone the other way. It was a hit away from being a different story, he said. We snuck one out there. The Cats jumped out to a 4-0 nings with RBIs from Rafuse, Kennedy, Brandon Miller and Boyette. Kennedy pitched three innings on the mound and recorded five strike outs and didnt give up a run. Cameron Duncan also threw three inseventh inning off for the Cats. With the regular season in the books, the Wildcats will now turn their focus to the District 3-5A tournament at Terry Parker. The No. 2 seeded-Cats open the district tournament against the third-seeded rival Bishop Kenny Crusaders. The teams split the regular season series in a doubleheader at Bishop Kenny. Coach Matricardi is secure a spot in the playoffs, but knows anything can hap pen in the tournament. I think if we play well like we have been then we have a good chance, he said, but you never know in a one-game situation. Photo by Jud JohnsonThis throw to Dylan Rowe was too late to tag the runner.Wildcats win nal seven games ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Monday & Friday at 8 pm 209 Macclenny Ave.

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Page 16 T B C P ursday, April 17, 2014 Crossroads Shopping Center | 816 S. 6th St. | Macclenny | Open 7 Days a Week 8 am 8 pm USDA Inspected Fresh FrozenPORK SPARERIBS$189lb. USDA Inspected FreshGROUND BEEF PATTIES$299lb.SAVEUP TO40% Every Day! 2 99 USDAINSPECTED USDA Inspected Fresh Frozen USDAINSPECTED 8 LB. BAG BIGGINS POTATOES SEEDLESS WATERMELON$399 SEEDLESS $ FRESH SWEET POTATOES Sale prices good April 16-22, 2014. FAMILY PACK GREAT ON THE GRILL! USDA Inspected Fresh FrozenTURKEY BREAST$149lb. FRESH ASPARAGUS $199lb. USDA Inspected Fresh Frozen BAKING HENS$119lb.14 oz. Nathans Famous SkinlessBEEF FRANKS$399 19 oz. Primo Assorted Brats orITALIAN SAUSAGE$3992.5 lb. Nettles Bun-Length SMOKED SAUSAGE$949 12 oz. Aberdeen Sliced SMOKED BACON 2/$50045 oz. Swaggerty Fresh Pork SAUSAGE PATTIES $879 69lb. $299 FAMILY PACK! Heavy Western BeefTBONE STEAK$799lb. Limit 2 USDA Inspected Fresh Frozen USDAINSPECTED JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR jonshu@live.comThe Wildcat weightlifting team had seven lifters automatically qualify for the state at the sectional meet held at Baker County High School on April 12. The boys competed against eight other schools to finish atop seven of the 10 weight classes at the meet with the first-place finisher in each weight class guaranteed a spot at the state meet on April 25 in Kissimmee. Valdez Jackson had the highest total for Baker the 199 class. Heavyweight Elisha Lee wasnt far behind with tal. The other automatic qualithe 129 with a 420 total, Dalton Dyal in the 154 with a 560 total, Jacob Stalvey in the 169 with a 595 total, Blayne Merchant in the 183 with a 610 total and Hunter Chambers in the 219 with a 590 total. In addition to the automatic second, third and fourth are placed in a pool with the lifters from the other sections in their weight classes who also fourth. The top nine totals from the pool in each weight class qualify for state. Baker County high enough to be entered into the pool. Cody Miller in the 119, Jarrett Turner in the 154, Kyler McCray in the 183 and Brody second place in their respective weight classes. Willis Starling in the 119, Dalton Williams in the 139, Thomas McElfresh in the 169 and Caleb Carter in the 199 earned third place at the meet. Heavyweight Austin Rhohis division. Coach Scott McDonald said he is thrilled with how hard the Cats competed at the meet, especially in light of the tragic passing of Ray Adam Mangiafico, who helped the weightlifting team to four consecutive state titles before he graduated in 2011. It was a very good day, understanding this hadnt been a happy week for us, coach McDonald said. We honored our fallen brother in a great way with our effort on Saturday. The coach said he expects his team to compete along side the best teams at the state meet, but he knows its going to Weve got a great group of kids going down, he said. Its going to be all about whos the better man that day.Purchase this photo at www.bakercountypress.com Photo by Jud JohnsonAbove Dalton Dyal struggles to get the weight up. Below Eli Lee drops the weight after successfully lifting a personal best.Purchase this photo at www.bakercountypress.com Photo by Jud JohnsonJudge Dillon Mills reviews the rules for lifting at Saturday mornings meet.Seven liers going to stateApril 17, 2014 Baker County High Track Regional @ Bolles Distrct SBall Championship @ BK 5:00 PM Baker County Middle FCAT Reading 6th Grade Keller Intermediate FCAT PK/Kindergarten Cr. Book Fair School Wide Spring Fling April 18, 2014 District-Wide Early Out Baker County High AFJROTC Military Ball PK/Kindergarten Cr. Book Fair April 21, 2014 District-Wide School Board Meeting (New Je rusalem Church of God in Christ) 6:30 PM Baker County High BsBall District Tournament April 22, 2014 Baker County High BsBall District Tournament FCAT Reading 9th Baker County Middle FCAT Reading 7th Grade FCAT Science 8th Grade Keller Intermediate FCAT Macclenny Elementary FCAT Glee Club 8:00 AM Westside Elementary FCAT April 23, 2014 Baker County High BsBall District Tournament FCAT Reading 9th Baker County Middle FCAT Reading 7th Grade FCAT Science 8th Grade Keller Intermediate FCAT Macclenny Elementary FCAT Westside Elementary FCAT School activities