JUNE 7Veterans breakfast 9 a.m. 11 p.m. Heritage Park Village, Lowder St. Macclenny A free breakfast for all veterans, dubbed Breakfast for the Brave, will be on Thursday, June 7 at 9 a.m. at Heritage Park (located at 102 S Lowder Str.). For more information, contact the City of Macclenny at (904) 259-6261.JUNE 9Free soccer clinic 9 a.m. 12:30 p.m. The Baker County Recreation Advisory Board will be sponsoring a free soccer clinic for children ages 4-14 who reside in Fourth quarter honor rollsPages 10,11,13 Trivia and pizzaPage 9 AT AGLANCE THINGS TO DOMORE ON PAGE 3 Big goals for summer Page 15 Go vote ...bakercountypress.comWhich candidate are you likely to support for the 5th congressional district this year?60% GOP Challenger Virginia Fuller 20% Incumbent Al Lawson 20% Primary Challenger Alvin Brown MORE SPORTSCrews joins Fayetteville See page 14 rfnnftbb bf TRANSMISSION SERVICE rrfnt bn tt rtnrrtftnrfft trt WWW.BURKINSCHEVY.COM OIL CHANGEPLUS A MULTI-POINT VEHICLE INSPECTIONrttftnrrtf tnrfft trt JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR email@example.comLast week Governor Rick Scott approved a nearly $2.3-million state grant to the county to build an access road from U.S. 90 to a privately-owned industrial property in Sanderson known as Woodstock Park, including turn lanes and a railroad crossing. The project aims to make the property more marketable to potential developers or end users of the site, who could potentially create thousands of new jobs for the county and the region. The propertys owner, Av ery Roberts of Lake Butler, is donating the right-of-way and preliminary site work valued at $170,000 as the only private funding for the project, which is expected to cost more than $2.46 million in all. We are very, very happy the county got the grant. We think that will open the door for opportunities, said Mr. Roberts, who has signed confidentiality agreements that prohibit him from speaking in detail about potential buyers of the roughly 1500 acres at the northwest corner of Interstate 10 and U.S. 90. ... Were speaking to three potential customers at this time that have varying degrees of promise ... All of investment into infrastrucSee page 2 We are very, very happy the county got the grant. We think that will open the door for opportunities. Avery Roberts President Roberts Land & Timber $2.3M grant for Woodstock roadThe state attorneys office filed a formal felony count against a 21-yearold Sanderson man on May 24, charging him with exposing himself to a 12-year-old girl as she walked home from school on April 19. Christopher Cook was taken into custody later the same afternoon after the girl, a Keller Intermediate student, identified him in a show-up, a term used by police to describe when a witness or victim is allowed to see a potential suspect. In this case, the girl was driven by a location on North Fourth Street in Macclenny where Mr. Cook was being questioned by deputies. Detective Robert Simpkins was first notified of the incident shortly after 3 p.m. by the girls mother. Questioned shortly after, the girl said she was walking east on West McIver Street when a fat white male wearing a green shirt and lighter green shorts slowed in a black passenger car and exposed himself. She noted the vehicle had a pipe and red flag sticking out a rear window, a key piece of information that deputies used to identify a vehicle outside the North Third Street shortly after. Mr. Cook later said he was there for an appointment with a probation officer. He recently served 62 days in county jail for violating probation for a possession of drug paraphernalia. Sgt. James Nickles conter the car left the area and Mr. Cook denied when questioned at county jail Charge led for exposing himselfSee page 2 Christopher Cook Photo courtesy of Stephanie WheelerThe Web Cats team at the Museum of Science and History last month (from left) Avery Bryan, Reece Wynn, Haley Rainwater, Nick Langston, Corben Hodges, Catey Cavvanaugh, Brianna Smallwood, Megan Harrell, Andrew Bailes and Davonte Brown.JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgCollege-bound 18-year-old Davonte Brown hopes to be a software developer and programmer some day and got a jump start on his career this past school year. The Macclenny resident helped build a website for Blast Game Center alongside fellow BCHS students collectively known as the Web Cats. The team was led by coaches at BCHS the region through a partnership with STEM Hub based in Orange Park. Last month it presented the website and its work during a competition at the Museum of Science and History (MOSH) in Jacksonville, winning coach Stephanie Wheeler this week. Blast had a Facebook page but no stand-alone website and the students were impressed by the business and the Center it was amazing, explained Mr. Brown. It had video games, an arcade, Web Cats win contest for building websiteSee page 3 90 90 The proposed access road, shown in the white illustration, to the Woodstock Industrial Park property, outlined in red, stretches a halfmile north from U.S. 90 at the southeastern side of the triangular-shaped roughly 1500-acre tract. Its located west of the interstate interchange with 90 and north of the state prison. The $2.64 million road project includes a new CSX railroad crossing. A state grant is expected to cover some 93 percent of the estimated cost. The location of the access road as shown is approximate.
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CRIME DOESNT PAY, BUT WE DO!REWARDS UP TORemain Anonymous1-866-845-TIPS(8477)www.fccrimestoppers.comPaid by CSTF ture and their economic investment into the county ... All three would mean a huge economic investment inside the county, said Mr. Roberts, whose donated more than $9000 to Republisince 2014, though the majority, $6151, came for the 2018 election. The recipients have included Gov. Scott, current agriculture commissioner and gubernatorial candidate Adam Putnam, Attorney General Pam Bondi and three of the four Republican candidates running for agriculture commissioner. The grant total $2,297,054 is the esti mated cost for a half-mile of two-lane undivided rural road with 5-foot paved shoulders ($931,207), the at-grade CSX railroad crossing ($750,000), engineering, design, permitting and similar costs ($382,842); and a half-mile of deceleration lanes on 90 ($233,004). ished within three years, the grant application submitted to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunitys (FDEO) Florida Job Growth Grant Fund shows. This property will be a future job center for Baker County and the entire northeast Florida region thereby creating high wage jobs for the residents of the region and growing the tax base of Baker County, it reads. The application goes on to say that the countys economic development commission holds an option-to-purchase contract on 400 acres of the property to help expedite project de cisions and development. Woodstock Industrial Park encompasses about 1500 acres, about two-thirds of which is uplands with about one-third wetlands Johns River Water Man agement District. A phase one environmental survey has been completed for the property and its zoned for up to 1o million square feet of industrial use. It also boasts rail, highway and gas line access. The application states that with so much capacity for advanced manufacturing and distribution uses, Woodstock Park could one day be home to thousands of new jobs. The most-like project here was the Walmart Distribution Center, which has 890,000 square feet of warehouse space with some 800 employees, according to the application. The states Job Growth Grant Fund was appropriated about $85 million, $25 million of which was earinfrastructure projects like the access road planned here. The remainder may be spent on workforce training, infrastructure or both. Five other projects received the governors blessing last week, including some $860,000 for aviation mechanics and maintenance training at Florida Gateway College in Lake City. The only other infrastructure project was a road extension and other access improvements to the Punta Gorda Interstate Airport Park in Charlotte County. Florida State College at Jacksonville and St. Johns River State College also received awards. The recent awards totaled about $10 million of the $70 million awarded so far through the program. FDEO has received more than 246 applications for more than $866 million in grant fund ing. From page 1Road to spur future growth 228 RR crossing resurfacingDriver: Exposes himselfthat he was in the area of McIver Street, insisting he left his job on Jacksonvilles south side about that time. He continued to deny it when confronted by the fact that the girl had identiLater, Det. Simpson listened to a recorded phone call the suspect made to his father during which he urged him to back up his story of when he left work. A warrant was then issued for his arrest for the felony, along with misde meanors for having a smoking pipe and leaf grinder in his vehicle. In an unrelated case, Jimmy Wilkerson, 40, of Macclenny was arrested on May 25 for violation of sex ing his electronic monitor for a half-hour on May 20. He was convicted of lewd or lascivious battery in 2014, and his sentence included 10 years of probation. From page 1 The Florida Department of Transporta tion (FDOT), in conjunction with CSX, began a railroad crossing surface replacement project in Baker County this week. The $539,100 project on State Road 228 will take approximately two weeks to complete. At 5:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 5, State road crossing as crews replace the current railroad crossing with a new heavy-duty crossing surface. This crossing was last replaced in August 2010. toured using Lowder Street and U.S. 90. Weather permitting, the project is tentatively scheduled to be completed and the road at the railroad crossing reopened at 6 p.m. Thursday, June 14. South Fifth Street closed down at the railroad tracks Tuesday morning. PHOTOS BY JOEL ADDINGTON A backhoe breaks up the existing railroad crossing for replacement.Alcoholics Anonymous Meetings Mon., Wed. & Fri. at 8 pm 8981 S. SR 228 Macc.
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The deputy said Ms. Stewart showed little concern when informed her son was on the roadway unsupervised, and in a slow monotone voice she said the boy was asleep with his father Christopher Johns, 32, in a back bedroom when she last saw him. As Deputy Higginbotham approached the house, he noticed a child-guard door knob covering lay in the Mr. Johns was later contacted at work, and said the boy was with him when Ms. Stewart arrived home about 6 a.m. after being out all night. The boy was released into his custody. Casey StewartWoman jailed aer 3-year-old son is found in CR 229 roadway JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR email@example.comTwo Monticello, FL men led authorities on a high-speed chase in a stolen Hyundai the morning of June 5 that ended when their car skidded into a ditch on CR 229 South where they continued running on foot. Daquarius Ward, 24, was captured soon tute K9 units. The driver, Christopher Owens, 27, was found less than two hours later by BCSO Deputy Chris Walker and his K9 partner Blitz. According to the Florida Highway Patrol (FHP), Mr. Owens continued resisting arrest while being attacked by Blitz and was hit with a Taser shot as well. Both suspects were taken to the hospital with minor injuries. Sgt. Dylan Bryan of FHP said the suspects were heading west on the interstate but exited onto SR 228 (South Fifth Street) in Macclenny. They then reportedly turned around on Lowder Street, possibly due to the construction at the railroad tracks, where an FHP trooper attempted to stop the 2013 Sonata, which was stolen from a driveway in Tallahassee. Sgt. Bryan said the vehicle reentered the South in Sanderson. The chase ended near the Baker-Union county line. The men were believed to be committing automobile burglaries in this area before heading west back to Monticello. Mr. Owen had active warrants for burglary and now faces additional counts for resistwithout a license, said Sgt. Bryan. Mr. Ward, meanwhile, was charged with PHOTO COURTESY OF BCSO The stolen 2013 Hyundai Sonata that led police on a high-speed chase Tuesday morning.Stolen car ees from copsJOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgA Glen St. Mary man ar rested last month for meth possession was back in jail last week for attempting to buy prescription pills from a confidential informant working with the sheriffs Timothy Hance, 32, of Macclenny allegedly contacted the informant seek ing to buy nine oxycodone and 10 hydrocodone pills at the Fastway on Woodlawn Road the morning of June 1. But once he got the pills he sped away in a silver Nissan pickup, ditching all but one of the pills in a puddle as Sgt. Chris Walker followed him into the Woodlawn trailer park. Detective Ricky Crews re covered the single pill from and photos were taken of those in the puddle. He was booked at county jail later that day on charges of drug possession, resisting and destroying evidence. Early last month Mr. Hance was jailed for meth possession and tampering with evidence after the vehicle he was riding in was clocked speeding northbound on CR 125 near the interstate. Deputy Jeffrey Higgin botham said a 2007 Toyota driven by Thor Fennell, 28, of Glen turned into the Journey Store about 12:30 a.m., and he observed what turned out to be a cloth liquor bag tossed out the front right window into shrubbery. The meth inside alleged ly belonged to Mr. Hance, based on a statement made to another deputy at the scene. Mr. Fennell was ticketed for speeding and two other 30, and Rachael Rosier, 22, both of Macclenny, were not charged.Undercover buy nets Glen manTool thief caught aer a tip and led to the arrest of Brandon Buckwheat Wilkerson, 32, of Maxville for theft of a $200 tool set belonging to another neighbor the af ternoon of May 30. Blaine Evans told Deputy Chad Montean that Mr. Wilkerson was seen by Mark Stewart going to his residence, knocking on the door and taking the tools to his nearby pickDrive east of Macclenny. The following day, their landlord Terry Crews reported seeing the suspect stranded on the side of U.S. 90 near the Nassau CounWith Mr. Crews tracking the truck as it Deputy Montean pulled up and prepared to south along the CSX tracks. With several deputies in pursuit, he was captured west of there shortly after on East Boulevard. He is charged with petty theft and on a prior warrant for failure to keep a court date. In another theft arrest, Andrea Doss, 33, of St. Augustine was charged with shoplifting at the Dollar General in Glen St. Mary the afternoon of May 29, and with battery on store manager Keith Wilkinson. Deputy Russell Clark responded to the store and was told by the manager that he observed Ms. Doss conceal two items valued at $9 on her person before attempting to leave. He confronted her and she returned the merchandise. Mr. Wilkinson then said Ms. Doss shoulder blocked him when he detained her until police arrived.
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He recommends Honda, Briggs & Stratton, Kohler or Dewalt. He said when repairs are needed, replacement parts ten made overseas are hard repairs when a storm is ap proaching. If youre paying less than $1000, youre getting a lesser brand, Mr. Connor said. He also recommended using a non-ethanol fuel with a stabilizer and starting generators up once a month or every few weeks to protect the carburetor. I know its hard because everyone is busy, he said, but doing so will prevent the need for last minute service as a hurricane approaches. Generators can be stored indoors or inside garages, but when theyre running they must be in an open, ventilated area. Mr. Conner said now is the time to ensure your generator is in good working order. been working to prepare for the 2018 hurricane seadays early when subtropical storm Alberto made landfall in Florida Panhandle on Memorial Day (May 28), three of the season June 1. We have been working to try and develop another hardened hurricane shelter, new weather stations, special needs registration and continued preparation with the state to develop plans for better response, said Captain Chris Volz, emergency management director for the Last year the county had two shelters, one at Macclenny Elementary School for the general public and a special medical needs shelter at Ed Fraser Memorial Hospital. They remain the only shelters available today, but planning is underway for a third option. We encourage residents to annually check their homeowners insurance policies, make sure they have water and life safety items on hand for at least three days, said Mr. Volz, stressing the importance of planning now before a storm hits, so that recovery afterward is that much easier. We want all citizens of Baker County to be pre pared for any type of storm or storm-related damages. That includes travel plans, medications, pets and taking care of the elderly. You can call 259-6111 if you have any questions, he said. For a complete information guide on hurricane pre paredness and response, visThe site recommends the following for a disaster supply kit: At least 1 gallon of water per person per day for three to seven days, important documents, cash, keys, foods for infants and the elderly, snack foods, non-electric can opener, cooking tools/fuel, paper plates and plastic ware, blankets and pillows, cool clothing, rain kit, medications, hygiene items, moist wipes, flashlight/batteries, and weather radio. The site also has tips for planning for people with disabilities, pets and evacuations, and the supplies needed to protect homes, including roof tarps and plywood at least 5/8 of an inch thick to protect windows. Doors, including garage doors, should also be protected. According to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, most initial forecasts project that the number of storms will be above average, and sev eral forecasts indicate an above-average likelihood that a major hurricane will make landfall in the Caribbe an, the Gulf Coast or the U.S. East Coast. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services shared these tips for preparing this year: Keep an appliance thermometer in your fridge and freezer to provide an accu rate temperature reading even if the power is out. A freezer should be at or below zero degrees and the fridge at 40 degrees. Store food on shelves high enough that it will not be contaminated in case of Have coolers on hand to keep food cold if the power is out more than four hours. Keep the fridge and freezer doors closed as much as possible. Discard perishables, milk, eggs, leftovers and deli items, if the power is out more than four hours. Use bottled water if you are concerned about your water supply. If you dont have bottled water, boil water and let it cool before storing to drink.Preparations ongoing for 2018 hurricane seasonJON SHUMAKEA Sanderson man was arrested the after noon of June 2 after he allegedly struck his stepsons car with an ax and then swung the weapon at him. Richard Ellis, 47, was taken to county jail on charges of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, a third-degree felony, and misde meanor criminal mischief after the ax was found in the bed of his truck as described by victim Travis Hilliard, 26, also of Sanderson. at Odis Yarborough and Bob Burnsed roads while en route to the scene after learning the suspect had left the Frenda Road residence. Mr. Ellis said the dispute with his stepson was over $150 Mr. Hilliard owed him, and he admitted to threatening the victim and making a stomping motion toward him, Deputy Davis reported. Mr. Ellis denied an ax was involved. Mr. Hilliard said his stepfather confront ed him about wanting the money back, but he told Mr. Ellis he didnt get paid until the next week. He said the accused threatened to beat him up, and he ran on the porch to get away, according to Deputy Davis report. Mr. Ellis became enraged, grabbed an ax and struck the front hood of Mr. Hilliards car, the victim said. Mr. Hilliard then ran outside to tell Mr. Ellis to stop, at which point the suspect began chasing the victim and then swung the ax at him. Mr. Hilliard then ran back inside to call police, and his stepfather put the ax back in the bed of his truck and left the scene. Janie Weathington, both mens grandmother, corroborated the victims version of the incident. Deputy Davis saw about four dents and gouges that appeared freshly made in the hood of Mr. Hilliards car. In another incident involving a damaged vehicle, a Sanderson man was jailed after allegedly poking holes in the radiator of his exwifes vehicle just before midnight on June 1. Evangeline Frazer of Macclenny told police she noticed water coming from underneath the front of her 2008 Mazda while leaving for a work break at Walmart, and the vehicle starting overheating on her return to the store. She said she noticed three holes had been punched into the radiator, and she has a dash cam in her vehicle because this has happened twice already this year, Cpl. Tony Norman reported. The camera footage showed a Ford SUV stop in front of her vehicle and a man in a mask ram an unknown object into the front grill, damaging the radiator and air conditioner condenser. Ms. Frazer named her ex-husband Earl Frazer, 77, as the only person she thought would damage her vehicle. Cpl. Norman reviewed the surveillance footage from Walmart and Murphy Oil that showed a man wearing the same clothing as the one in the dash cam video exit a white Ford SUV at gas stationl about 11:30 p.m. After the man re-entered the vehicle, he drove to the Walmart parking lot, where the SUV eventually stopped in front of Ms. Frazers car, but Cpl. Norman was unable to identify the man from the Walmart footage due to the vehicles distance from the store. A check revealed Mr. Frazer had a 2005 Ford SUV registered to his name, and the vehicle matched the one in the dash cam footage, according to Cpl. Normans report. Mr. Frazer was located and arrested as his CR 250 residence for misdemeanor criminal mischief. Hits stepsons car with axJOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR email@example.comA county jail inmate held for threatening to kill his ex-girlfriend faces an additional charge this week for saying two words to the victim, who placed a do mestic violence injunction against him that prohibits any communication with her. Matthew Light, 29, of Middleburg reportedly said, Yo and Hello, to Sarah Cohen, 26, on June 2 while she was on the phone with another inmate, Christopher Cook. The latter inmate was arrested for allegedly exposing himself to a young girl near Keller Intermediate School [see unrelated story on page 1]. Detective David Mancini investigated Ms. Cohens June 4 report of the phone by reviewing audio and video recordings from the dorm Mr. Cook and Mr. the contact was made in violation of the domestic violence injunction. 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Page 6 T B C P ursday, June 7, 2018JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR email@example.comBaker Countys crime rate dropped slightly in 2017 compared to the previous year, but the highlight for est local crime statistics was a near doubling of the agencys clearance rate. his second-in-command Major Randy Crews said May 23 the improvement was the re boost manpower and start investigations faster using patrol officers previously considered report takers, This is what we focused on. We wanted to change this number, said Major Crews, referencing the BCSO 62.8 per 100 cases up from 36.6 in 2016. Its the solve-ability The majority of cleared cases are those that result in an arrest or sworn criminal complaint, but cases are also considered cleared when theres a lack of evi dence that a crime occurred or when victims or witnesses wont cooperate with police, explained Major Crews. There were 848 cases last year cleared with an arrest or complaint, 82 cases were cleared due to uncooperative witnesses or victims, 126 cases were deemed unfounded and 202 were closed due to all leads being exhausted, the major said. The clearance rate doesnt take into account the even tual disposition of criminal cases in court, however. If the state attorneys ofsuspect, the sheriffs office still gets credit in the clearance rate for the arrest or complaint. When suspects are convicted in court, the Still, the clearance rate for 2017 was third best in the re gion with only the Bradford County and Union County ter rates at 66.8 and 75.5 per 100 cases, respectively. Trailing the top three counties were the sheriffs (42.4), Clay County (32.7), Nassau County (30.1), St. Johns County (20.1) and Duval County (16.8). Furthermore, BCSOs rate for 2017 was the highest in at least 10 years here. The second-highest clearance rate in the last decade was 57.1 per 100 cases in 2011 and it remained in the 50-60 range until 2013 when it fell to 42.2, then 39.4 in 2014 and 36.6 in 2016. That was big for us, said Major Crews. It was something that the shersolving crime ... With the background he and I had, me with investigations and him being on patrol, we always understood that the guys on patrol were never really allowed to follow up on cases ... Report takers is what they were, interjected SherHe said more patrol dep uties were needed to give them the time to start investigations immediately after a crime is reported, rather than simply taking complaints, rushing to the next call and sending the reports to investigators for follow-up. wanted more collaboration between front-line deputies and investigators. Those units didnt work together cohesively to solve crime. That was a culture change we wanted to make. Once we got our positions in there, we said, Now you have time to follow up on these things, said the sher their jobs and not holding them back ... Today there are six patrol deputies on a shift plus a lieutenant, compared to roughly half that before the new administration took over in January, 2017. Major Crews said that investigators used to carry 50 or more cases at any one time, but with more patrol units focusing more on investigations as soon as a call comes in, investigators have fewer cases to manage and more cases get solved across the agency. He said one of the first changes the sheriff made was having patrol deputies investigate all misdemeanor crimes and do as much investigation as possible on felony crimes immediately after theyre reported, before investigators [detectives] get involved. The byproduct of that is patrol is solving crimes at a higher rate than they ever have before, said Major Crews, who has helped train patrol deputies to be better investigators. The changes have also led to a vast reduction in the number of open cases left uncleared from year-to-year. Major Crews said there were 20 such cases 10 with arrest warrants and 10 more still under active investigation that carried over from 2017 to 2018, down to 11 cases early this week. Looking back to the threeyear period from 2014-16, he said the average number of cases carried over annually was nearly 400. Crime rate dips due to fewer violent oenses The overall crime rates in Baker County, meanwhile, fell a few percentage points in 2017. Figures from the Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) Uniform Crime Reporting system shows that index crimes, which include murder, rape, robbery, burglary, larceny, motor vehicle theft and aggravated assault, dropped 2.8 percent, most of which came in violent crime categories. Violent index crimes were down 22.9 percent to 91 in 2017 but property index crimes rose, albeit less dramatically, by 4.7 percent to State statistics show the total crime rate here fell 3.6 percent, again largely due to less violent crime. There were roughly 100 fewer total violent crimes last year compared to 2016. Total property crimes ines, or 3.9 percent, according to FDLE.GLEN TOWN COUNCIL Lactation services and breastfeeding support available at the Baker County Health Department.Call today if you are in need of additional support.904.653.5255 904.653.5274480 W. Lowder St. | Macclenny Northeast Florida Power Equipment6122 W. U.S. Highway 90 MacclennyEVERYTHING MUST GO BYJUNE 29GOING OUT OF BUSINESS SALE! 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Call St., StarkeVisit us online at www.FloridaTwinTheatre.com Wednesday Summer Kids Shows All Seats $5 June 13 Early Man, 10 am 1 pm Crime stats: BCSO clearance rate nearly doubles Clearance RatesUnion 75.5 Bradford 66.8 Baker 62.8 Columbia 42.4 Clay 32.7 Nassau 30.1 St. Johns 20.1 Duval 16.8Source: Florida Department of Law Enforcement, UCR 2017 clearance rates per 100 cases Patrol is solving crimes at a higher rate than they ever have before.Major Randy Crews The concept of having up to four citizen volunteers charged with watching out for code violations inside the Town of Glen St. meeting of the town council. No action was taken, and the discussion was triggered by Larry Payne, who has sever al rental properties in town and appeared for construct 1600-square-foot duplexes at the corner of Andrews and Clinton streets. The council approved the ordinance withto bemoan what he termed were several pockets of residential tracts in Glen whose condition he termed absolutely deplorable. Weve got to clean this place up, urged the retired Blue Cross executive. I went around and took pictures [of some sites]. One is Chuck Guernseys place that burned down. There was a gentleman squatting there with a generator and a vinyl top he slept under for about a month. that looks like a junk yard and claimed other sub-standard locations where people are residing. Theres people living in garden sheds, with no water, electricity or sewage. Its how weve kind of evolved as a community. Council members appeared to agree the situation needs addressing and appeared re sponsive to Mr. Paynes suggestion that the town make use of the volunteers who would then refer potential violations to town secre tary Donna Loadholtz, technically the code Town attorney Jon Bens explained that Glen has existing land use regulations to serve as a backdrop for handling violations, which if property owners failed to correct are then referred for a hearing. Only a handful of them went over the years to the now-disbanded county Code Enforcement Board, soon to be replaced by a single magistrate similar to systems used by other area counties and municipalities. Glen St. Mary in the past has had its share of ongoing violations, some of which were corrected but many or most continued to excrack down or Ms. Loadholtz claiming her follow up on cases. There was general agreement that, given the uptick in the number of people giving Baker County a look and wanting to escape urban areas, keeping the town in the words of Mr. Payne, in presentable condition, is important. In the sole other business the evening of May 15, the council approved the annual agreement with the Florida Department of Transportation for lighting and maintenance along the U.S. 90 right-of-way. Glen St. Mary is paid $5601, up from $5437 last year.Petitioner: Glens zoning code violations deplorableCheck it out... bakercountypress.com Press Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 PM
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Reportedly, the name opossum is derived from the Algonquin Indian name, apasum, meaning white-face. Mammals, they are a true marsupial. Females have a pouch like their long-distance relatives the kangaroo and koala. They also have a mostly hairless prehensile tail which can be used for gathering den and nest material as well as for maintaining balance while they are climbing. Male opossums are larger than females as adults. They are omnivores meaning that they will eat just about anything including carrion and pet foods left outside. They are mostly nocturnal, beginning their feeding forays after dark. Females normally have two litters of 5 to 20 young twice a year. Their gestation period is very short lasting only about 11 days. Babies are very small, about the size of a jelly bean! Upon birth, babies crawl up into the mothers pouch and remain there attached, weaning 24 hours a day for up to 7 weeks. The young leave their mother at about four months of age. About half of the babies born will die before maturity. Adults usually only live to be about 2 years old. Predation is widespread as dogs, coyotes, feral cats, bobcats, owls and hawks all take their share of opos sums in the wild. Collision with vehicles also takes its toll on the populations. During the year, opos sums are usually solitary except for breeding season. They roam at night for food and use more than one den or resting place. In fact, they rarely use the same den for more than two or three nights in a row. Opossums are natures night-time sanitation engineers. They remove many things that are considered garbage and potentially harmful to humans. Another interesting fact is that opossums have an opposable thumb on each To some, opossums can seem to be aggressive and dangerous animals. When cornered or confronted they often will growl, hiss, show their teeth and snap their jaws. If these ploys do not work, then they may play possum. They have a true seizure that they seem to have little or no control over. They will roll over and actually appear as if they die on the spot. Their seizures can last a few minutes to over an hour or so. The truth is that opos sums are not overly aggressive and dangerous animals at all. They are quite afraid of people and rarely are they a threat to us. Several years ago, I was lucky enough to care for an opossum whos mother was killed by a vehicle. He was a gentle animal who never showed any aggressive behavior. He partnered with me in educating thousands of people about opossums and mammals. The best thing to do if you encounter a wild opossum is to leave it alone. They were here well before we were! Sometimes, opossums are found trapped in garbage bins after foraging the night before. There is an easy and safe solution to this situation. Take a board long enough to span from the bottom to the top of the container and place it in the garbage container. Leave it there for an hour or two and theres a good chance the opossum will simply climb out of the container and go on its own merry way! Another interesting fact about opossums is that they rarely carry rabies. In fact, they are quite resistant to many diseases that are found in other mammals. So, the next time you see an opossum, think about the good it provides in the balance of nature and the food web. They truly are living fossils and the white-faced animals are reasons. They wont win many beauty contests but they are cute and unique in their own way. Enjoy your North Florida nature trails. Interesting Fact: Opos sums have 50 teeth. How many do we have? 32. Jerry Wall is a Naturalist & Educator living in North Florida. For questions or comments, e-mail Jerry at firstname.lastname@example.orgNatures garbage men Mr. and Mrs. DavisWed May 19Tina and Robbie Davis of Macclenny are pleased to announce the marriage of son Bronson Lee Davis to Kaley Deanne Carter on May 19 at the C-Bar Ranch in Alachua, FL. The bride is the daughter of Kelly and Jonathon Carter of Live Oak. The couple honeymooned in the mountains of Tennessee and relocated to Melbourne, FL where Mr. Davis will begin a new job at The Harris Corporation. Ms. RamboFSU law gradMelissa Rambo Hedrick graduated on May 6 from the FSU School of Law summa cum laude The 2011 graduate of Bak er County High School also graduated with high honors from FSU in 2015. After passing the bar exam in July, Melissa will be a staff attorney for Chief Justice Charles Canaday of the Florida Supreme Court. She is the daughter of John and Karen Rambo of Macclenny. 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An encouraging devel opment came last week with the news that Gov. Rick Scott gave his bless ing to a $2.3 million grant for infrastructure into the privately-owned 1500-acre industrial tract Woodstock Park near the intersection of Interstate 10 and U.S. 90 west of Sanderson. Its a section of Baker County that has remained developmentally dormant except for standing timber through the decades. Its potential, of course, is proximity to the interstate link and CSX railroad running just north of U.S. 90 and west of the interstate. Owned by Avery Roberts of Lake Butler, it puts a industrial development in Baker County. To the east is Enterprise West owned by the publicly-funded Baker County Develop ment Commission. While that tract zoned for future development and sited near Insteel, Sanderson Pipe and the available former Hansen Tile location has potential, it hasnt created much interest in recent years. There are likely several reasons why, principal among them the recession, but there hasnt been much juice. that Woodstock is privately owned. The incentive to make the investment pay Though hell surely rely somewhat on the Develop ment Commission to promote his land, he should be aware that the two Enterprise properties are the public priorities. The point is that its good to have a private entity competing for industrial growth in Baker County. Its common elsewhere; it should be so here. enced by Mr. Roberts generous contributions to Republican candidates since 2014, is nonetheless how politics is played. And if it results in a $2 million-plus grant for a half-mile of twolane road, a railroad crossing and other expenses, its the cost of doing business for Mr. Roberts. The benancillary and tangible. The glaring weakness is central sewer and water. Dreams of added jobs and population are just that, until they materialize. Worries about infrastructure housing, retailers, etc. are pointless until something starts to happen. If Woodstock Park jump-starts jobs in west Baker County, the other structure will come. Rural counties across America have invested hundreds of millions in industrial parks that to this day remain vacant. That will happen, but for it has to capitalize on key assets the interstate that runs as a horizontal line between the vertical H of I-95 and I-75 and the Port of Jacksonville. The grant news is encouraging. Whether its status as a private entity will be an enhancement, well just have to wait and see. I love me some data. After meeting with Sheriff Scotty Rhoden and his number two, Major Randy Crews, who were touting the departments near doubling of its case clearance rate, I came away with a better understanding of how the sheriffs office tracks crime data to solve more cases, essentially by reviewing crime numbers weekly rather than every six months when the statistics are due to the state before theyre released to the public. We can track and we know when there are errors in reporting, said the major. They would wait six months and there would be over 200 to 500 errors theyd have to try to fix. Then you realize, all man, we had a big rash of burglaries and I couldnt see the num bers. I couldnt tell it. But more frequent reviews of when and what crimes are occurring in Baker County may just be the beginning of the sheriffs office using data to help combat criminal activity, most of which Sheriff Rhoden says stems from drug use and drug trafficking. They said the sheriffs office is close to adding real-time geographic information to the crime data to track where crimes are occurring in real time. If you want to know how many reports there were of shots fired anywhere ... I could pull it up like that, said the major, snapping his figures. ... That helps us get in front of crime. Previously weve been chasing crime. Were trying to predict the crime now, added the sheriff. Large cities with rampant drug and violent gun crime are already using technology and big data to predict the most likely addresses for shootings before they happen. That kind of technology and the use of body cameras are the future of policing and its just a matter of time before both reach Baker County. It was impressive that the sheriffs office has worked to clear more cases by getting patrol deputies more involved with investigations and building a collaborative culture among detectives and front line officers. But it was also encouraging to see the agency doesnt track crime data just because its mandatory; theyre doing it because they see value in the numbers. It was very refreshing. On Point In PrintJoel Addington There are sure signs that summer is just around the corner. Im sure that all of you have your own signs, but for me here are a few. Rain. It can be dry all year round, but as summer rolls around, its guaranteed to rain. It starts with graduation. High school graduation in Baker County will break a year-long drought. There may have been an inch of rain August-May, but three days before graduation the monsoons begin. Think about it. When did the rains start this year? Three days before graduation and they havent stopped. Its fates way of laughing at us. It doesnt always rain on graduation this year was gorgeous, but it will make people nervous. Rain = Skeeters. With all the rain we had this month and the mild winhave legions of mosquitoes. I live back from the hard road surrounded by trees. That means that present ly mosquito engineers are which to direct squadrons and my cats. Daughter Sara Beths dog, Lucy Lou, is visiting and I took her out last night before bed. Mosquito night wasnt out 20 seconds before one zoomed past my ear. Clearly a scout skeeter. Red leader this is Blue leader. A pair of bogeys spotted in Quadrant 5. Please advise. Roger that, Blue leader. Launching interceptors now. Stand by for instructions. Less than a minute later a squadron of a dozen mostion attacked. I slapped and wacked and sent a couple of them crashing into the porch. Red squadron this is Red leader. Its big, but its slow. Red 5 has bought it. Go low. Go low. Aim for the ankles and the back of the legs. It was good tactics. I bet I got ten mosquito bites in with Lucy. By July, when the skeeters are the size of quarters, it will be twice as bad. When I was little, my dads car broke down in Clewiston on Lake Okeechobee. We thought about sleeping in the car with the windows open, but the mechanic shook his head. See them cattle over there, he said pointing to a two or three calves to skee ters. Hard to believe, but true. Im not sure I believed it back then, but heck, by August Im pretty convinced. Honey Dos. Not melons, lists. Lists of all the things I have to do this summer courtesy of my wife. Im usually well-meaning and actually manage to do a couple of them. Heat. The heat was kind of late arriving this year, but it is here in force. Last year we spent much of our summer in Los Angeles, where it doesnt get above plane in Jacksonville youre hit with a wall of heat and even at 9 a.m. it feels like youre standing outside a furnace. A furnace you walk into by noon. Grilling. Summer has have burned some chicken. It takes me a couple of tries before I am able to grill something that doesnt have to have a black crust I am old school as they come; I cook with charcoal. I like the taste and its somehow more fun for me. It is a challenge, though, since I dont have the luxury of turning down a dial on my big round Weber. By the end of the summer I can grill most anything. At the beginning of the summer my chicken looks like it was at ground zero of a North Korean nuclear test. I still love to grill. The mosquitoes also like it when I grill. The cats like it when I get mad at the grill (and myself) and throw a nuked hot dog across the yard. Vacation or Vacay as the whippersnappers say. I dont know if Ill get one this year because a robotic chainsaw is going to work on my bad left knee in a couple of weeks. I will still enjoy vicariously viewing other peoples vacations on Facebook however. I hope you all have a wonderful time this summer. Be safe, and have fun MY SIDE OF THE MATTERROBERT GERARD Signs that summer is approachingCorrectionAn article in last weeks edition incorrectly noted that a motorcycle driven by Kason Taylor pulled into the path of a Hummer driven by Jennifer Gray to cause a Memorial Day accident on South Sixth Street in Macclenny. It was Ms. Grays vehi cle that drove into the path of Mr. Taylors motorcycle. The Press regrets the error.ImpressionsJim McGauley Woodstock grant shis development to private sectorFighting crime with dataAlcoholics Anonymous MEETINGS Mon.-Sat. at 8 pm8981 S. SR 228 Macc. Remember to always ask for your babys newborn screening results. quality adj. Having a high degree of excellence THE BAKER COUNTY PRESS Since 1929
ursday, June 7, 2018 T B C P Page 9 NOTICE OF AGENCY ACTION TAKEN BY THE ST. JOHNS RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT NOTICE IS GIVEN that the following per mit was issued on May 8, 2018: The Chemours Company FC, LLC. PO Box 753 Starke, FL 32091, permit# 145592-2. The project is located in Baker County, Section 11,23,14,26 Township 3 South, Range 22 East. The permit authorizes a surface water management system on 31.36 acres for Stormwater Management System for Realignment of Baker County Road 228 known as Realignment of Baker County Road 228. The receiving water body is Turkey Creek. A person whose substantial interests are or may be affected has the right to request an administrative hearing by ling a written petition with the St. Johns River Water Management District (District). Pursuant to Chapter 28-106 and Rule 40C-1.1007, Florida Administrative Code (F.A.C.), the petition must be led (received) either by delivery at the ofce of the District Clerk at District Headquar ters, P.O. Box 1429, Palatka FL 32178-1429 (4049 Reid St, Palatka, FL 32177) or by e-mail with the District Clerk at Clerk@sjrwmd.com, within twenty-one (21) days of newspaper publication of the notice of District decision (for those persons to whom the District does not mail or email actual notice). A petition must comply with Sections 120.54(5)(b)4. and 120.569(2)(c), Florida Statutes (F.S.), and Chapter 28-106, F.A.C. The District will not accept a petition sent by facsimile (fax). Mediation pursuant to Section 120.573, F.S., may be available and choosing mediation does not affect your right to an administrative hearing. A petition for an administrative hearing is deemed led upon receipt of the complete petition by the District Clerk at the District Headquarters in Palatka, Florida during the Districts regular business hours. The Districts regular business hours are 8 a.m. 5 p.m., excluding weekends and District holidays. Petitions received by the District Clerk after the Districts regular business hours shall be deemed led as of 8 a.m. on the Districts next regular business day. The Districts acceptance of petitions led by e-mail is subject to certain conditions set forth in the Districts Statement of Agency Organization and Oper ation (issued pursuant to Rule 28-101.001, Florida Administrative Code), which is available for viewing at www.sjrwmd.com. These conditions include, but are not limited to, the petition being in the form of a PDF or TIFF le and being capable of being stored and printed by the District. Further, pursuant to the Districts Statement of Agency Organization and Operation, attempting to le a petition by facsimile (fax) is prohibited and shall not constitute ling. The right to an administrative hearing and the relevant procedures to be followed are governed by Chapter 120, Florida Statutes, Chapter 28-106, Florida Administrative Code, and Rule 40C1.1007, Florida Administrative Code. Because the administrative hearing process is designed to formulate nal agency action, the ling of a petition means the Districts nal action may be different from the position taken by it in this notice. Failure to le a petition for an administrative hearing within the requisite time frame shall constitute a waiver of the right to an administrative hearing. (Rule 28-106.111, F.A.C.). If you wish to do so, please visit http:// www.sjrwmd.com/nor_dec/ to read the complete Notice of Rights to determine any legal rights you may have concerning the Districts decision(s) on the permit application(s) described above. You can also request the Notice of Rights by contacting the Director of Business and Administrative Services, 4049 Reid St., Palatka, FL 32177-2529, tele. no. (386)329-4570. 6/7c Higginbothams Towing & Recovery Inc. 7611 West Mt. Vernon St. Glen St. Mary, FL 32040 The following vehicle will be sold at public auction on June 22, 2018 at 10:00 am at Higginbothams Towing & Recovery 7611 West Mt. Vernon St., Glen St. Mary, FL 32040: 1996 Toyota Camry VIN# 4T1BG12KOTU943345 6/7c 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 June 22, 2018, 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. 2004 Ford Expedition VIN# 1FMPU14W14LB61688 6/7c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 18000048CAMXAX NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC D/B/A CHAMPION MORTGAGE COMPANY, Plaintiff, vs. GRACE YVETTE CHURCH A/K/A GRACE CHURCH, et al. Defendants. _________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION To the following Defendant(s): ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE ESTATE OF MARY ALICE CHURCH A/K/A MARY A. CHURCH, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for Foreclosure of Mortgage on the following described property: A PART OF THE SOUTH 1/4 OF SECTION 32, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS COMMENCE AT THE SW CORNER OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE SE 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 32, AND RUN N 3 DEG 42` 30 W. 54.20 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT ON NORTH R/W LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. S-23-A; THENCE CONTINUE N 3 DEG 42`30 W, 109.60 FEET; THENCE S 89 DEG 20` 23 W, 181.50 FEET TO THE EAST R/W LINE OF WEST BOULEVARD; THENCE N 3 DEG 59` 07 W ALONG SAID R/W LINE, 325.0 FEET TO THE P.O.B.; THENCE CONTINUE N 3 DEG 59` 07 W, 120.20 FEET; THENCE N 88 DEG 43` 53 E, 201.50 FEET; THENCE N 3 DEG 33` 07 W 41.0 FEET; THENCE N 88 DEG 37` 54 E, 144.35 FEET; THENCE S 15 DEG 56` 26 W, 163.63 FEET; THENCE S 88 DEG 00` 53 W, 290.14 FEET TO THE P.O.B. has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of you written defenses, if any, to it, on McCalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC, Sara Collins, Attorney for Plaintiff, whose address is 225 East Robinson Street, Suite 155, Orlando, FL 32801 on or before July 6, 2018, a date which is within thirty (30) days after the rst publication of this Notice in the Baker County Press and le the original with the Clerk of this Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demand in the complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court this 29th day of May, 2018. Clerk of the Court By: Tina Carrington As Deputy Clerk Mccalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC 225 E. Robinson St. Suite 155 Orlando, FL 32801 Phone: (407) 674-1850 Email: MRService@mccalla.com 6/7-6/14c PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given: Megan N Pleasant Last known address of: PO BOX 291 Sanderson, FL 32087 You are hereby notied that your eligibility to vote is in question. You are required to contact the Supervisor of Elections, in Macclenny, Florida, no later than thirty (30) days after the date of this publishing. Failure to respond will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor and your name will be removed from the statewide voter registration system. If further assistance is needed, contact the Supervisor of Elections at the below listed address or call 904-259-6339. Nita D. Crawford Baker County Supervisor of Elections P.O. BOX 505 Macclenny, Florida, 32063 6/7c PUBLIC NOTICE The Baker County Board of County Commissioners will hold a Special Budget Workshop on Tuesday, June 12, 2018 beginning at 1:00pm in the Commission Chambers located at 55 North 3rd Street, Macclenny FL 32063. Members of the public are invited to attend. In accordance with the American with Disabilities Act, persons needing a special accommodation of an interpreter to participate in these proceedings should contact the County Commissioners Ofce at (904) 259-3613, at least 48 hours prior to the time of the hearing. 5/31-6/7c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO.: 02-2018-DR-11 Erika Canion, Petitioner, and Arron Canion, Respondent, _________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE TO: Arron Canion LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 6108 Mackneal Trail, Watauga, Texas 76148 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been led against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Erika Canion whose address is 527 South Ninth Street, Macclenny, Florida 32063 on or before June 29, 2018, and le the original with the clerk of this court at 339 E. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny FL 32063 before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit Courts ofce. You may review these documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Courts ofce notied of your current address. (You may le Notice of Current Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.). Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the clerks ofce. WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: May 29, 2018. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Julie B. Combs Deputy Clerk 6/7-6/28p IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 17000059CAMXAX Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee for Residential Asset Securitization Trust 2005-A8CB Mortgage Pass-Through Certicates Series 2005-H, Plaintiff, vs. Deborah L. Travis, et al., Defendant. __________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated May 14, 2018, entered in Case No. 17000059CAMXAX of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Cir cuit, in and for Baker County, Florida, wherein Deutsche Bank National Trust Company as Trustee for Residential Asset Securitization Trust 2005-A8CB Mortgage Pass-Through Certicates Series 2005-H is the Plaintiff and Deborah L. Travis; Unknown Spouse of Deborah L. Travis are the Defendants, that I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the east door of the courthouse at 339 E. Macclenny Ave, Macclenny, FL 32063, beginning at 11:00 AM on the 26th day of July, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOTS 38 & 39, RIVER OAKS ESTATES, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 30, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 15th day of May, 2018. Stacie D. Harvey As Clerk of the Court By: Tina Carrington As Deputy Clerk Brock & Scott PLLC 1501 NW 49th St, Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 5/31-6/7c LEGAL NOTICES Dont Get Caught Without Proper InsuranceMeteorologists have predicted a busy hurricane season this year. As the 2018 hurricane season is upon us, make sure you and your loved ones are properly covered. If you havent done so, get with your local insurance agent to go over your current Insurance Policy. Remember that a standard homeowners policy does not include ood coverage and that ood insurance has a standard 30 day waiting period. If you do not have proper Auto, Motorcycle, RV, Travel Trailer, Boat, Renters, Homeowners or Flood Insurance call us at...Harrington Insurance 904-259-1450 or visit our oce located at 363 W. Macclenny Ave. for a free quote.(WE SERVICE FLORIDA AND GEORGIA) Lori T. Harrington Agent Mariella Santos CSR Serving Baker County for over 39 yearsspecializing in...Real Estate Family Law Personal Injury Hugh D. Fish, Jr. J.D.Hours: Monday Friday 9 am 5 pmClosed 12-1 for lunch259-6606The hiring of a lawyer is an important decision that should not be based solely upon advertisements. Before you decide, ask us to send you free written information about our qualifications and experience. Send us letters! Please, make sure they are signed & include a phone number. SCCY CPX1 9 MM HANDGUN $22995WE HAVE GIFTS FORGrads & Dads Grads & Dads MONTANA WEST CONCEALED CARRY PURSES & WALLETS HUGE SELECTION OF NEW JEWELRY 1159 S. 6thStreet Macclenny 259-7800 CUSTOM CERAKOTED & POWDER COATED CUPS Grads & Dads Grads & Dads Grads & Dads Grads & Dads JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.org weekly trivia nights this summer hosted by the Baker Prevention Coalition at Calendars Pizza in downtown Macclenny took place Tuesday evening with six teams and seven rounds of trivia competition. Beth and Gary Watson of Macclenny took home the top prize, a $20 gift card to the restaurant. Theyre trivia regulars, often competing with a group in Jacksonville that fea tures a relative. Prevention coalition director Lea Rhoden said the organization endeavevents during the summer months, which will include movie screenings later this month and in July at Her itage Park when the original Star Wars trilogy will be shown. Those dates are June 22, July 13 and July 27 at 8:30 p.m. but gates open at 7 p.m. The trivia nights will repeat on Tuesday nights at Calendars starting at 6:30 p.m. through the end of summer break. Theyre free and open to all ages. Each night will feature different questions but there will always be photo, music and general knowledge rounds. The topics for rounds this week included Netsongs, dates in history, one-word movie titles, pop culture and famous jour nalists, among others. For more information about the coalition or its activities, call 259-3922 or visit its Facebook page by searching Baker Prevention Coalition. Weekly trivia contests begin PHOTOS BY JOEL ADDINGTON Emcees Tucker Kinghorn (left) and Jackson Helms (right) with coalition director Lea Rhoden. One of the six teams competing Tuesday night. PHOTO BY X XXSubscribe & Save!Go to bakercountypress.com and get your paper mailed to your home each week! 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CHURCH AND OBITUARY NOTICE INFORMATION Obituaries must be submitted in a timely fashion and have a local connection. Pictures are printed with obituaries free of charge. The newspaper reserves the right to publish photos based on quality. It is requested that all news items be typed or emailed to insure accuracy in print. CONTACT US By phone at 904.259.2400 or by fax at 904.259.6502. You can stop by our oce located at 104 S. Fifth Street, Macclenny, FL or mail your submission to PO Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063 Online at www.bakercountypress.com or email email@example.comOBITUARIES Page 10 T B C P ursday, June 7, 2018 523 North Boulevard W. | a few blocks north of Hwy. 90 in Macclennywww.calvarybaptistmacclenny.com 259-4529 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. Lauramore welcomes all Associate Pastor: Shane Conner Sanderson Congregational Holiness ChurchCR 127 N., Sanderson, FLSunday School 10:00 am Morning Worship 11:00 amSunday Evening Worship 6:00 pm Wed. Evening Prayer Serv. 7:30 pmPastor: Oral E. Lyons Community Full Gospel Church12664 Mud Lake Rd. Sunday School 10:00 am Sunday Morning 11:00 am Sunday Evening 6:00 pm Tuesday Evening 7:30 pm Pastor Tommy Richardson || 904-275-2949 DINKINS NEW CONGREGATIONAL METHODIST CHURCHCR 127 N. of Sanderson Sunday School 10:00 amSunday Morning Service 11:00 am Sunday Night Service 6:00 pm Wed. Night Service 7:00 pm Pastor Bro. Timothy Alford CHRISTIAN FELLOWSHIP INDEPENDENT PENTECOSTAL CHURCH Located at:251 West Ohio Avenue Macclenny, FL 32063 Sunday:10:00 Sunday School/Bible Study 11:00 Morning Worship 6:00 Evening WorshipWednesday:6:00 Family Meal 7:00 Adult Service 7:00 Youth ServicesService Times...We would love to connect with you!For more information on what we do, how to contact us, or how to find our church, visit our website at: www.christianfellowshiptemple.com Connect Serve 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 Friday sing in Glen St. MaryThe Road to Calvary Church in Glen St. Mary will host its Friday night gospel sings on September 28 at 7 p.m. For more information call 259-2213. The sings are held the fourth Friday of each month, and will resume in September. 259-2525 7163 E. Mt. Vernon St. Glen Open Sun-Sat 5:30 am-2:30 pmSTOP IN FOR OUR Sunday SpecialOther sizes available DAILY SPECIAL8 PC. CHICKEN DINNERS with 2 sides and 4 biscuits or cornbread$1599 Ruth Gregg, 65, service SaturdayRuth M. Gregg, 65, of Sanderson died on Sunday, May 27, 2018. She was a resident of Baker County for the last 25 years, previously living in North Carolina. Mrs. Gregg was born in Lake Seneca, New York to the late Byron Gregg and Mary Campbell. She was a member of Taylor Church and was studying to become a minister. She was a nurse for 30 years and worked for Northeast Florida State Hospital, and at hospice. Mrs. Ruth loved animals dearly and was an avid supporter of the Baker County Animal Shelter. She will be remembered for her caring and generous nature and will be missed by many. Mrs. Ruth lived by the scripture, Love thy neighbor as thyself. Mrs. Gregg is survived by her loving husband of 23 years, Ronald Hines; sons Ryan (Cortney) Hebblethwaite of Middleburg, Brian Rothfeldt of Macclenny and Tracey Hines of Georgia; daughters Darcy Stell of Gainesville and Sylvia Hines of Georgia; many grandchildren; sister-in-law Martha (Henry) Harris of Glen St. Mary. She was preceded in death by her parents. A celebration of Mrs. Greggs life will be held 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 9 at her church. Forbes Funeral Home of Macclenny is in charge of arrangements.Thank youThe Mobley family would like to say Thank You and God Bless to everyone who prayed, visited, called and prepared meals for our family during Patricks illness and subsequent death. We are in awe of the people tended his funeral. He was truly blessed to have so, so many friends. Thank you to Blackburn-Curry Funeral Home. Your services for Patrick were personal and professional. Thank you to our church family at Moniac Baptist Church for your love and kindness shown to our family, and Pastor Matt Rouse for your guidance, sup port and message of Gods grace.The Family of Patrick MobleyService Friday for Malinda WilsonMalinda Rhoden Wilson, 80, of Bryceville died peacefully the morning of June 5, 2018 at her home. Mrs. Wilson is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Harold V. Wilson, and was the caring mother of Sherry, Stan and Shana Wilson. The visitation will be held from 6-8 p.m. on Thursday, June 7 at Guerry Funeral Home in Macclenny. The funeral service will be on Friday, June 8 at 10 a.m. at Brandy Branch Church in Bryceville.Family gratefulThe family of J.D. Yarborough would like to say thank you to all the family and friends during this time of grief, but joyous, occasion of the home going of our loved one. We thank you for your prayers, comments, visits and help. We would like to extend our thanks to the tal during the last days of our loved ones life here on earth. Your care, love and attentiveness went beyond what we could have ever expected, and will never be forgotten. Thank you also to Michael and Judy Long, James and Kim Long, and Daniel and Michelle Barnes for the meals you prepared and everything you did. We would also like to thank our church families at Pine Level and Taylor Church, and Guerry Funeral Home for your help in this time of need. God bless you all.Betty, Richard, Cherie and Jeff Ruth Gregg Malinda Wilson Puppet Revival with Herbie and Bro & Sis Haywood Clark JUNE 11-13 7:30pm Bring your children for a great time of fun and learning about Jesus! Sanderson Congregational Holiness ChurchCR 127 N Sanderson WESTSIDE ELEMENTARY4th Nine Weeks Principal List First Grade: Church: Riley Barefoot, Spencer Barnard, Bella Gabriella Gray, Anthony Hipps, Gracie Johnson, Olivia Loadholtz and Lucas Turner; Driggers: Zane Corder, Mason Crews, Eva Gosa, Macey Jenkins, Ryan Nunn, Kinsley Rhoden, Hunter Smith and Bryce Turner; Mallard: Morgan Davis, MackenAdelynn Hanson, Corey Harden, Marcus Hedge, Abbigayle Horton and Zachery Miller; M. Mc Donald: Karmen Major, Camden Rhoden, Tajah Stevens, Mercedes Webb, Gracie Wilkerson and Landon Wilson; Pruett: son, Kase Karnes, Addison McGee, Trace Midyette, Kaylee Myers, Jocelyn Rosas, Taylor Swindell and Trenton Williams; Sheridan: Kimberly Cloutier, Hardy Horne, Aidyn Hunt, Kendall Johnson, Eva Smith, Kasen Spires, Tyler Turner, Waylon White and Paisley Williams; South: Nathaniel Carrow, Bryan Kite, Emily Lutz, Kendalyn Newman, Jaeden Prowant and Mallory Williams; Starr: Emma Chapman, Bryson Colbert, Zoe Deya, Kelden Dupree, Jeremy Pons and Gavin Thomas; Wignall: Damian Brown, Lana Clements, Religh Farley, Davis Fuss, Bentlee Lauramore and Carl Wheeler; Wilson: Maggie Akridge, Easton Bryant, Aubriella Collier, Hunt er Collingwood, Bradley Crews, Vera Gaskins, Journie Mann, Brie Phil lips, Chloe Powell, Gunner Rhoden, Chevy Smith and Trenton ThompsonSecond Grade: Beck: Aubrey Austin, Kayden Carrillo, Leland Zander Hudnall, Jazmin Miller, Ella Rosas and Gysel Wimberley; Davis: AnnaBella McLelland, Wyatt Mobley, Jacob Ortel, Emmanuel Man ny Rodriguez, Ayden Sollicito, Braylen Taylor and Klayton Taylor; Elledge: Charlie Brim, Brigdon Chapman, Karsen Newmans, Gage Spurlock and Kendall Thompson; Hooker: Lia Brooks, Rucha Patel, Kingston Barnes, Dvantre Al exander, Kaden Rawls and Makailah Williams; Hurst: Aurianna Capra, Steven Copeland, Haze lynn Econom, Brady Francis and Kyla Whitney; Ja cobs: Taven Armstrong, Victoria Butler, Joel Carver, Madison Crews, Amber Dugger, Cameron Evans, Jada Higginbotham, Teague Jacobs, Jacob Luke, Scarlett Manucy, Bo Marker, Lincoln Padgett, Alexander Ranucci, Tyson Richardson, Calla Run gruang, Mayleigh Stewart, Ava Taylor and Eddie K. McDonald: Tanner Farley and Jack son Girardo; Minshew: Lannyc Barton, Jakobe Ed munds, Chloe Floyd, Noah McCormack, Ethan Salts and Colbie WillisRodgers: Kallie Barefoot, Trenton Boone, Colton Crain, Katherine Davis and Tyler Por; Staord: Jackson Clark, Cason Knight, Ashlynn Nyman and Paisley WalkerThird Grade: Barrett: Jasmine Cole man, Aubree Raulerson and Lillian Siguero; Dowling: Cheyenne Col lige, Hank Dyal, Andrew Howell, Matthew Monte, Josibeth Page and Lila Stokes; Dugger: Isaiah Murphy and Kaitlyn Shiv ers; Rhoden: Kyle Binion and Connor Wilson; Shiv ers: Riley Crews, Colby Dopson, Madison Fraser, Heppner, Hudson Hodg es, Zoey Hulett, Brady Jacobs, Gavin Kingbird, Julianna McGlothlin, Dallas Norman, Reagan Nyman, Avery Payne, Lacey Raulerson, Carsen Thomas, Landon Weaver, Madden Williams and William Williams; Shope: Layla Vickery; Stenbeck: Jakaira Carter; Wendel: Luke Minor; White: Karalee Dugger DeadlineMonday at 5:00 pm No exceptions! 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ursday, June 7, 2018 T B C P Page 11MACCLENNY ELEMENTARY PRINCIPALS LIST 1ST GRADE Baker: Caleb Booras, Jayleigh Carter, Will Christo pher, Parker Crews, Easton Hancock, Zoey Hoewischer, Addison Jones, Ryder McGee, Scarlett Rhoden, Kyleigh Satterwhite and Hampton Yarborough; Brew in: Abigail Burger, Austin Crews, David Leonard, Noah Putney, Savana Scammacca, Summer Scammacca and Ryleigh Stokes; Burnsed: Daven Budzeak, Blaikley Canaday, Liam Combs, Der rick Crosby, Brantley Curran, Holden Denmark, Caeden Harris, Wyatt Hux, Kolhen Norris, Hunter Satterwhite and Knox Underwood; Cole: Luzmary Canion, Daniel Combs, Jacklynn Gray, Rashawn Jackson, Kaleb Lancley, Rebekkah Minerva, Ellyce Pelkey, Anslee Walker and Rick Robinson; Davis: Brooke Boisclaire, Dalton Simmons and Adyson Walton; Grin: Caden Anderson, Madison Burnsed, Mason Burnsed, Jameson Hodges, Abbey Horne, Matti Minshew, Eli Mossman, Jax Sharman, Spencer Taylor and Judson Wilford; Lough: Emily Akins, Holden Blume, Rydia Burnham, Megan Curry, Kaleb Hilliard, Ava Rullan and Gabby Wray ; Lyons: Brysen Brown, Bax ley Craven, Abigail Payne, Cooper Richardson, Braiden Theus and Baylee Thornton; McCart: Garrett McIntosh, Yoreliz Medina-Torres, Kingston Mitchell, Kinley Thrift and Brayden Walker; Norman: Sherrie Denmark, Victoria Dinkins and Brady Whiddon; Sharp: Lyla Brady, Braxton Cruce, Collen Davis, Mackenzie Howze and Ashlynn Mattox; Willingham: Derek Johnson, KatieAne Nipper and Haley Rhoden 2ND GRADE Anderson: Nathan Bokan, Kara Rourke and Julissa Seymore; Dorman: Jaiden Cady and Grant Hyde; Fitzwater: Abbigail Crawford, Kenzie Hodges, Zoey Newmans, Ansley Prescott, Izabella Repollet, Chloe Smallwood, Abigail Taylor and Jesslyn Thompson; Gordon: Brantley Fisher, Cassandra Kennedy, Andy Nguyen, Colton Norrell, Ti ara Roberts, Kaleiah Samp son and Summer Aston; Harris: Jasmin Barton, Gavin Floyd, Calli McCloud, Gracie Miller, Jessayln Strong and Ava Sweat; Harvey: Bear Chauncey, Kallie Crews, Joshua Dobbs, Braylen Lee, Alex Miller, Max Roberts, and Kinley Woods; Sullivan: Kenadee Altman, Bentley Brewin, Ian Cabral, Kellen Little, Zackary Mulkey, Max Rhoden, Ashley Ruis, Kinley Starling, Grayson Thrift and Kenslee Vickers; A.Taylor: Giuliana Bianchi, Abby Davis, Olivia Eddings, Kelly Ehrie, Laura Goodwin, Talen McGee, Cameron Skeleton, Layla Stalnaker, Jeremy Standish, Kamryn Stewart, Bryson Stone, Nathan Welch, Isabel la Williams and Caylib York ; L.Taylor: Christian Gravelle, Michael Onate and Kenadee Rothfeldt; Wignall: Alaina Hunter, Charley Moore and Taylor Sowell 3rd GRADE Combs: Joshua Leonard and Emma Moody; Crews: Jayce Barton, William Briner, Brayden Brown, Colton Brownlee, Kaiden Burnsed, Kayleigh Burnsed, Madox Burnsed, Chloe-Lynn Dickey, Wyatt Groves, Jade Richardson, Jonathan Robinson, and Allison Willingham; Goodwin: Dave Minerva and Clayton Setzer; Rentz: Cloey Bennett, Rayna Castillo, Jayden Gray, Karter Koon, Jake Manalo, Samuel Miller, Savannah Norman, Hayden Peebles, Peyton Shields, Kenzee Stephenson, Savan nah Strickland, Dalona Summey and Addyson Thomas; Sharman: Makayla Rainge; Smith: Catalina Crosby and Kadence Williams; Trippett: LaTianna Bridges, Avamarie Craven and Garrett Cullum; Watson: Amelia Arnett Ana Balcan, Mia Garrett, Elainea Malloy, Scarlett Owens, Veer Patel and Lilian SundtTrainorA/B HONOR ROLL1ST GRADEBaker: Ally Adams, Colby Crews, Dayton Smith and Ramello Thompson; Brewin: Juliana Martin, Deacon Gregonis, Serenity Green and AJ Barton; Burnsed: Jakyra Braziel, Abrielle Holtom, Kenley Johnson, Addisyn Mayhall, Kelley Williams and Armoniee Farmer; Cole: Kmahzi Graham, Christian Halkard, Courtney Holloway, James Jagodnik and Bryce VanVlake; Davis: Bryson Alford, Xavier Alston, Karsen Cauley and Baylee Rehill; Grin: Ty Crawford, Nathan Lancley and Sullivan Rhoden Lough: Davis Hoard, Peyton Jones, Cooper Kline and Aleigha Starling; Lyons: Rylie Barton, Tiauna Ben ton, Unique Favors, Alex Groves, Breanne Johnson and Detron Ruise; McCart: Benjamin Combs and Dustin Pendleton; Norman: Kaleb Alridge, Annsleigh Glasgow, Noah Hosford, Kardin Lauramore, and Caslin Walls; Sharp: Roberto Barragan, Aliah Dickins and Zoe Hillard; Willingham: Embry Allen, Liam Baker, Riley Lloyd, Jacob Methvin and Aidan Norkavage2nd GRADEAnderson: Nathan Bokan, Kara Rourke and Julissa Seymore; Dorman: Susie McMillan and Jase Morrison; Fitzwater ferson, Christian Moore and Maxwell Moore; Gordon: Brantley Fisher, Cassandra Kennedy, Andy Nguy en, Colton Norrell, Tiara Roberts, Kaleiah Sampson and Summer Aston; Harris: Charis Calixto-Simon, JaBron Elliott, Jayden Christopher Lauramore, Emily Nichols, Jayden Terry, Brian Thomas and Shiloh Yaccarino; Harvey: Lola Aberly, Jentezen Boyles and Jordan Miranda-Vega; Sabaka: Marcellus Hutchin son, Audrina Johns, Damion Johnson, Tim Morgan and Ryleigh Perkins; Sullivan: Lilly Barton, Lincoln Park er, Emma Pinkston and Raelyn Sanders; A. Taylor: Madison Kearns; L.Taylor: Kyleigh Crews, Markell King, Mackenzie Roth and Michael Stephens; Wignall: Kamryn Burnham, Camden Craw ford, Raegen Davis, Emma Epperson, Marley Farmer, Holden Hall, Paxon Holtom, Cooper Miller, Chevy Nichols and Klayton Weeks 3rd GRADE Crews: Hurst, Dallas Mobley and Kellen Simpkins; Combs: Brendon Brown, Izaiah Dug ger, Titus Hatcher, Elizabeth Rhoden, Cambree Sanders, Taylor Thornton and Patricia Torres; Goodwin: Joey Dennard, Kaedin Gray, Kayla Jolley, Elmore Thompson and Baylee Whitehead; Jack son: Claire Adams, Ronni Castleberry, Cortez Major, Brayona Paige, Jordan Perez, Madelyn Robinson and Riley Walker; Nipper: Trenton Brown, Payton Clevenger, Melinda Davis, Dillon Gray, Lucas North, Apurva Patel, Lacey Scammacca, Reganne Stokes and Macy Taylor; Rambo: Brodie Davis and Klarissa Silcox; Rentz: Aaron Bugnacki, Jeremy Dugan, Jonathan Reimer and Kaytlen Satterwhite; Sharman: Gavin Combs, Claire Kennedy, Mackenzie Lauramore, Presli McHenry, Chloe Norman, Brody Smith, Kerston Waters and Aubrey Worthington; Smith: Peyton Brown, Rusty Minshew, Addyson Raulerson, Hannah Vickers, Ryder Wichman, Ameriah Wilcox and Ryan Witherington; Sowell: David Archer, Damien Blackburn, Cami Conner, Tori Crawford, Bella Crews, Emilio Cruz, Chance Tripp and Katelynn Weathers; Thomas: Gabriel Bernal, Mason Harris, Lillian Hodges, Payton McCredie, and Kellen Underwood; Trippett: Michael Graves, Abigail Mercer, Kenadie Mixon, Scarlett Oventrop, Zion Pittman, Lilly Rehill, Kale Thrift and Colten Walls Sunday, June 3 Thursday, June 76:30 pm nightly All children entering Kindergarten through 6th grade are invited to participate 9201 S. State Road 121 Macclenny 904-259-6015 www.raifordroadchurch.orgVacation Bible School CalvaryBaptistChurch Summer Bible ClubYoheavehoasailinwegotellingthestoryofJesusKids ages 4 & upJUNE 11-159:15 am 11:30 am BibleStoriesSongsGamesSnacksCrafts&Prizes 523 North Blvd. W. Macclenny Call Cheryl Rhoden for more information : 259-2788 For God so loved the world, that he gave his only begotten Son, that whosoever believeth in him should not perish, but have everlasting life. John 3:16 Quality service at an affordable price 380 N. Lowder Street | 259-2806 Shannon M. Curry, L.F.D. www.blackburncurryfh.com James M. Curry, F.D.I.C. Jack Blackburn, L.F.D. James and Shannon are who you want and wishes. They are caring and there to assist you and your family in a very The family of Michael Brown 380 N. Lowder Street 259-2806 Shannon M. Curry, L.F.D. www.blackburncurryfh.com Quality service at an aordable price1 Year AnniversaryA special thank you to our community that made this possible Pastors Steve & Jackie Kuhn of Kingdom Ministries will be bringing the word at Upper Room on JUNE 10 at 7 pm. EVERYONE IS INVITED to join us at our new location!1169 South Sixth Street MacclennyIn the same strip mall as Sixth Street Steak House, next to Setel.Come on out and see what God has in store for you! Be blessed!If you need to hear a word from God, Pastors Steve & Jackie Kuhn operate strongly in the prophetic! Outreach Church BAKER COUNTY ELDER ABUSE, NEGLECT AND EXPLOITATION TRAINING TRAINING DATES:Thursday, June 14July 12 August 16 September 13 October 18 November 15Next Free Training: June 14 at the Baker County Sheriffs Complex Training Facility Free Breakfast 8:30 am Training 9 10:00 amElder abuse can happen to anyone. Learn the warning signs. A different topic is offered each month. This training will teach you how to: Identify the forms of elder abuse Identify and utilize resources in the community Recognize elder abuse when you see it, who to contact for investigation Communicate effectively with older adults who are victims of elder abuseThe Baker County Elder Abuse Training Program is supported by a grant from the Giving Forward Community Endowment Fund at The Com munity Foundation for Northeast Florida.To register for this free training contact: Honor students from Macclenny Elementary SchoolWe publish obituaries & picturesfree!Thank you: $6.00 (for 50 words) News Obituaries Social Notices School News Classified Adsbakercountypress.comHave you checked it out lately?
Page 12 T B C P ursday, June 7, 2018 T B C P www.bakercountypress.comCLASSIFIED ADVERTISING The Baker County PressP.O. Box 598, Macclenny, FL 32063 DEADLINESBY EMAILclassieds@bakercountypress.comDEADLINEAds must be placed and paid for by MONDAY at 5:00 P.M. Placement, correction or cancellation of classied ads may be done by phone, e-mail or in person anytime before Monday at 5 p.m. for publication on the following Thursday.CALL 904.259.2400 TO PLACE AN AD or... ONLINE BY MAIL CLASSIFIEDS 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 other wise arranged in advance. Ads can be mailed provided they are accompanied by payment and instructions. They should be mailed to: Class i fied Ads, The Baker County Press, P.O. Box 598, Mac clen ny, FL 32063. We can not assume responsibility for accuracy 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 agency for whom it was pub lish ed, then that party as sumes full payment respon sibility. The Baker County Press reserves the right to refuse adver tising or any oth er mate ri al which in the opinion of the publisher does not meet standards of publication. FOR SALE Silver King Sweet Corn for sale. Derek Harvey, 904-509-6720,904259-5828. 5/31-7/5p Small refrigerator, $75. One set of water skis, $50. 904-200-9093. 6/7-6/14p Handmade knives, Damascus, D2 Steel, based in Glen St. Mary, available 7 days a week. Call Terry or Mo for more information, 904-4086906. 6/7-6/14p American Heritage Pool Table, 4x8, with overhead lights, 1 slate top, leather pocket, tiger paw legs, must sell, $1000. You move. Call Wayne, 904-305-9255. 6/7-6/14p Ford diesel tractor, automatic transmission, serviced and ready for work, $4995. Harley Davidson Road King Classic, like new, $7995. Call 904-259-2393. 6/7c Sawmills from only $4397. Make and save money with your own bandmill. Cut lumber any dimension. In stock and ready to ship. Free info/dvd: www.NorwoodSawmills.com, 1-800-578-1363 Ext. 300N. 6/7p MISCELLANEOUS Alterations: basic hemming, zipper repair, and basic alterations, next day service on some items. Marva Williams, 904-868-8604, 904-2752770. 5/17-11/8p Lung cancer? And Age 60+? You and your family may be entitled to signicant cash award. Call 855259-0557 for more information. No risk. No money out of pocket. 6/7p We install 6 seamless gutters, pressure washing. 259-7335. 8/11tfc Alcoholics Anonymous meetings Monday Saturday at 8 pm. Call Wanda at 904-994-7750. 2003 Ford Windstar, excellent condition, 22 to 25 mpg, V6, no A/C, new transmission, $1200. 904259-7981. 6/7p ANIMALS Dogs: all types from puppies to adults. Animal Control, $65 adoption fees will apply. Call 259-6786. 11/20tfc We pick up unwanted animals for free: horses, goats, and cows. Livestock transport services available, reasonable. 904-222-5054. 5/31-6/21p Use Happy Jack ea powder to control re ants as well as eas and ticks on dogs and cats. Glen Cash Store, 904-259-2381, www. kennelvax.com 5/24-6/14p HELP WANTED Notice to readers: The newspaper often publishes classied advertising on subjects like work-at-home, weight loss products, health products. While the newspaper uses reasonable discretion in deciding on publication of such ads, it takes no re sponsibility 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 find out how to spot fraudulent solic itations. Remember: if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is. The Baker County Press Part-Time Parts Runner: Driver needed on as As Needed Basis to pick up/deliver parts to and from various locations in and around Jacksonville. Ideal position for retired individual, must have clean driving record. Apply within at TimPrep, Inc., 18850 Macclenny Road, Maxville, Florida, or call 904-2897000 for additional information. EEO and Drug-Free Workplace. 5/17-6/7c Fabulous Footwork Dance Studio: Looking for new teachers for piano and other instruments, voice, and art. Contact Phoebe Nipper, 904-259-1818, email resume and references to firstname.lastname@example.org 5/17-7/5p Installer/Carpenter, experienced or we will train. Must be good with your hands. Possibility of some fun travel. Great company. Growth opportunities. Aaron, 770-406-8175. 6/7p The Town of Glen St. Mary is accepting applications for a parttime employee during the summer months. Applicants should have knowledge of lawn equipment maintenance and be able to work with the public. Applicants should also be able to operate mowers and other hand power tools as well as perform a variety of manual labor tasks in the maintenance of Town grounds. This could lead to a yearround position in the maintenance department. Valid Drivers License is required. Applications can be obtained at Town Hall Monday Friday, 8:30 AM 12:30 PM. Deadline is Wednesday, June 13, 2018. Equal Opportunity Employer. 6/7c Equipment Operator. The New River Solid Waste Association is seeking qualied applicants for the position of Equipment Operator. Responsibilities will include operation of a variety of heavy equipment in addition to screening wastes for removal of unauthorized materials. Experience in the operation and maintenance of heavy equipment and/or landll operation experience is desired. Employee will be required to complete a Landll Operator and an Inmate Supervision course within 6 months of employment. Valid Florida Driver License and high school graduation or GED needed. Salary range will vary based on experience. Applications can be picked up at the Administration Ofce at New River Regional Landll located on State Road 121, 2 miles north of Raiford, Florida. Deadline for submitting applications will be June 21, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. For further information, call 386-431-1000. New River Solid Waste is a drug-free workplace; drug testing will be required. NRSWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 6/7-6/14c Full-Time Paramedic/EMT. The Baker County Board of County Commissioners will be accepting applications until 4:00 PM, June 21, 2018 for full-time PARAMEDIC/EMT. Must be a Florida certied Paramedic/EMT with current AHA certication as Healthcare provider and ACLS (paramedic) certied. EVOC training in a 16 hour course is also required. Additional training and certication in emergency response related areas will be a plus. Full benets provided, salary dependent on experience and cer tications. Only qualied applicants need to apply. Applications and job descriptions may be obtained from either the Baker County Administration Ofce at 55 North Third Street, Macclenny, Florida 32063 or Baker County Emergency Services, 1190 W. Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida 32063 also online at www.bakercounty.org/jobs, Baker County is a drug free workplace and an EEO employer. 6/7-6/14c Macclenny Nursing & Rehab is seeking RNs & LPNs full/part time. 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SPORTS Page 14 T B C P ursday, June 7, 2018 FORMER CATS FORMER CATSJON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR email@example.comJared Crews is thankful for the chance to continue playing the game he loves after the conclusion of his collegiate career, and he hopes it leads to more opportunities in the future. Crews, a pitcher who graduated from BCHS in 2014, signed with the Fayetteville SwampDogs, a team in the collegiate wood bat Coastal Plain League, about midway through his senior season with Middle Georgia State. The Coastal Plain League currently has 16 teams spread across both Carolinas, Georgia and Virginia, and aims to make players better for their college baseball programs and prepare them to be successful at the next level. Ive been really blessed to make it this far, Crews said. Its a chance to keep going forward and keep working at it. Keep grinding. Crews joined the Swampand he was quickly thrust into action. He threw his 4, just days after arriving with the team, and is scheduled to make his starting debut on June 7 when Fayetteville hosts the Morehead City Marlins at 7:05 p.m. All home games will be streamed online at https:// bit.ly/2swUqug. Ive liked it a lot. Its a pro ball atmosphere. Its set up like a minor league home game there was 4000 people there. Im playing with a lot of good players. Theres a lot of good talent for sure. The Coastal Plain League has had more than 1500 alumni drafted by Major League Baseball teams, including more than 100 who have played in the Majors, according to the leagues website. Among the alumni are 2017 World Series champion Justin Verlander, a sixtime all-star and 2011 Cy Young Award winner; twotime World Series champion Kevin Youkilis, a three-time all-star and 2007 Gold Glove award winner; Ryan Zimmerman, a two-time all-star and Silver Slugger Award winner and 2009 Gold Glove winner; and Super Bowl XLVIII champion Russell Wilson. Crews said he has seen professional-level talent on display early in his tenure with the SwampDogs, who are scheduled to play a 52game schedule through ear ly August. Theres a lot of guys playing with us that are good enough to keep going. Theyve just got to get seen, he said Tuesday. Im really blessed to play with this team and see if we can keep moving forward. by Fayetteville head coach Matt Hollod during his se nior season with Middle Georgia State, during which he posted a 6-3 record with a 3.39 ERA and 55 strikeouts in 77 innings pitched. It took some of the preswhich I think helped me do better this year, Crews said. Now, with his baseball career extended through the summer, he wants to im prove his game in the hopes of continuing beyond 2018. I want to get a little more [velocity] on my fastball, said Crews, who added he will return to school in the degree in criminal justice. ... I want to pound the strike zone and get as many wins as I can.Crews continues career in summer league Ive been really blessed to make it this far. Its a chance to get going forward and keep working at it. Keep grinding. Jared Crews JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgFormer BCHS Lady Wildcat softball star Madison Kennedy and the Florida State Lady Seminoles are the NCAA national softball champions. The Lady Seminoles swept Washington 1-0 and 8-3 in the Womens College World Series championship series in Oklahoma City, the latter of which secured Florida States championship on June 5. The team came back after falling behind 3-0 in the Lady Seminoles responded with two runs in the bottom half of the opening frame, and then took the lead for good with a threerun second inning. Elizabeth Mason and Jessie Warren both hit fourth-inning homers to break open the title-sealing game. The championship came during Florida States 10th Womens College World Series appearance, which was previously the most of any program without a national title. Anna Shelnutt hit a solo sixth-inning home run on June 4, lifting the Lady Seminoles to 1-0 win over Washington in Game 1 of the championship series. Florida State pitcher Meghan King allowed just in the complete game as the team won its championship series debut. bottom of the seventh inning with a single, but third baseman Warren made an incredible diving catch on a sacrifice bunt to turn a double play. The Lady Huskies managed an other base hit before Florida State secured the victory championship series game. The Lady Seminoles dubbed the Cardiac Kids matic won four games in two days to qualify for the title series after losing their opening contest in the double-elimination bracket in heartbreaking fashion. Florida State swept No. 3 UCLA 3-1 and 12-6 in a doubleheader on June 3 to advance to play Washington. Elizabeth Masons three-run sixth-inning homer allowed the Lady Seminoles to overcome the ly pulled away to double up the Lady Bruins in the second game. The doubleheader sweep avenged Florida States 7-4 loss to UCLA on May 31, during which the Lady Bruins had a sixrun sixth inning to steal the game and force the Lady Seminoles into the losers bracket. The ladies staved off elimination twice on June 2, beating No. 7 Georgia 7-2 and No. 1 Oregon 4-1.Kennedy and FSU win title Photo courtesy of Melissa WiesemeyerBraves win Baker Countys major league championshipThe Braves won Baker County Little Leagues boys major league division on June 4 with an 11-1 win over the Yankees. The team went undefeated in the first half of the season to become the first-half champion, which landed the squad in the championship bracket. The Braves ended the season with a 16-3 overall record. The team was coached by Thermon Walker, Kyle Adams and Wiley Pickett and was made up of Nathan Altom, Trentyn Walker, Brandon Lambing, Ashton Bridger, Corey Thomas, Layton Jackson, Hunter Brown, Gage Carling, Tyler Sznakowski, Austin Smith, Daylon Adams, Jayden Combs, Jayden Lar ry and Cedric Larry. JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR email@example.comThe FHSAA announced on June 4 changes to the high school baseball schedule that will begin in the 2019 season, including a shift that could have a major impact on postseason play. The Baseball Advisory Committee voted to shortand add the extra time in the preseason for arm training. Under the new format, programs in Class 5A in which Baker County competes through 9A will play games on Wednesday, Saturday and Tuesday through the regional bracket. The updated system is similar to the one previously used when teams played a Thursday-Tuesday-Friday schedule during the regional tournaments. marks a drastic shift from the much criticized onegame-a-week format used for the past two seasons. The weekly system was unpopular among many coaches and some media members who argued the allowed programs to rely on one ace pitcher throughout ing a teams pitching depth. BCHS Wildcat head baseball coach Jarrell Rod gers was happy with the change. mat needed to be changed. This will make it where teams will have to have deeper pitching to get through the playoffs, he wrote in a message on Tuesday. ... Now also having an extra week in the preseason will also help us with making sure pitchers arms are taken care of and in shape for the season. The committee, consisting of Florida high school baseball coaches and a Florida Athletic Coaches Association representative, also voted 6-0 to make two other changes. The time limit for standalone JV baseball games was increased to two-andand-half hours, but will re main at two hours for doubleheaders. Schools will also now be allowed to have a throwing program at the same time as preseason conditioning. FHSAA baseball playos shorten Photo by Vicky CarriggRevolution top Baker Bandits Soccer Club 14U divisionJeremy Rhoden repeated as a championship head coach in 2018 as his Revolution 14-and-under soccer team captured first place in the Baker Bandits Soccer Club spring season. The Revolution topped the four-team 14U division, and the league played every Friday night at Raiford Road Church with the twoteam 18U level ending May 11 and the 14U group ending a week later. Coach Matt Wilfords Barracudas took second in the 14U, coach Amber McElmurrys finished third and the Blast, coached by Russell Russ, Brandon Little and coach Nick Mercorella came in fourth. The 18U division consisted of coach Paul Wil sons Bandits and coaches Trasey Beazzo and Rhodens Avengers. The season concluded with a pizza party and game truck. The Revolution (pictured above) were made up of coach Rhoden, Christopher Gregg, Peyton Griffis, Trenton Hodges, Ben Johnson, Mason McCabe, Pearceton Milton, John-Riley Mos ley, Brody Rhoden, Taiven Rhoden, Braxton Romo and Gadge Romo. JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgThe Baker County AYF Football and Cheer Association will host a free week ly speed camp with Almon Gunter, a former track star and current motivational speaker. Boys and girls ages 5-17 are eligible for the free camp, which begins June 7 at 6:15 p.m. and runs each Thursday for six weeks, Mark Broughton, founder of the AYF program, wrote in an email Tuesday. The camp will be held at on Mud Lake Road. He normally charges a ton of money to do these things but he comes out here for me as a favor to the kids of Baker County, Mr. Broughton wrote in the email. Gunter, who had the worlds 13th fastest 200-meter time in 1992, will also be training the BCMS Bobcat football team on Tuesday and Thursday mornings this summer.Free weekly youth speed camps with Gunter start June 7SUBSCRIBE AND SAVE!Save over 50% regular price by subscribing...bakercountypress.com Check it out... bakercountypress.com Advertising Deadline Monday 5:00 pm
ursday, June 7, 2018 T B C P Page 15 Kids Trail Riding Kids Triathlon Spring Triathlon Olympic Triathlon O Road Riding 5K 3.1 Mile run Swimming Events Baldwin Trail Bike Course Century Bike Ride Half/Full Ironman CourseFOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 904-524-1808 Osceola TRIATHLON Club JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR email@example.comThe BCHS Lady Wildcat volleyball players have written down their goals for the summer on a poster in the schools gym. From playing more consistency to more conceptual goals such as leadership and pushing oneself the Lady Cats have a lot they want accomplish before the season begins in August. Our goal is to help those kids reach their goals, head coach Ashley Holton said on June 5. Baker County is hoping that achieving the individual goals will culminate in championship in two de cades. These kids are excited. They have their eyes set on something that I have my eyes set on, so we all have the exact same goal in mind: Were going after a district championship this year, coach Holton said. We know its going to be tough. We know what its going to take, so we all have our eyes set on that prize. The Lady Cats began working toward that destination on June 4 when they opened summer practice. About 20 players took days, coach Holton said, as the program worked on a variety of skills including passing, setting, hitting and serving. This week were just trying to show the kids ev ery skill they need to learn in order for them to be on the team with us this coming season, she explained. Next week were hit ting the ground running. Theres no stopping from there. The Lady Cats have about a dozen players returning from last years playoff team, which finished as District 4-6A runner-up. The experienced players have helped the newcomers get up to speed and provided valuable leadership, said coach Holton, who is entering her Baker County will practice Monday through Thursday throughout the summer, with the excep tion of the week of July 4. The next two months are pivotal to the programs success next season, coach Holton said. This is extremely important. This is our preseason. We are basically in season now, coach Holton said. All were doing now game in August. Right now everything we do here is going to dictate what hap pens during our season. Right now this is where most of our work gets done. Summer goals set for Lady WildcatsKiki Carter reaches out for the ball during individual drills. Rachel Mechum lowers herself for the dig. PHOTOS BY JON SHUM A KE Isabella Gray prepares to make contact with the ball. JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR firstname.lastname@example.orgThe BCHS Wildcat swim season in program history. The team posted an undefeated regular season and sent a school record five swimmers to the Class 2A meet. The Cats are hoping to build upon that success in 2018, and the process of doing so has already started. Baker Countys swim team returned to the YMCA pool earlier this week to begin summer conditioning and practice. Just shy of 20 swimmers took part in the inaugural session the hot morning of June 4, but head coach Jonathan Mobley anticipates about 30 competitors on this years team as swimmers return from vacation or turn in the necessary paperwork. And the summer is all about getting into shape, he said. We get all that condiand July, that way in August were ready to go. As op posed to if we started in August then we spend August and September getting in shape. Wed be two months behind basically, coach Mobley explained. It is absolutely essential that we get out here and get them in shape and really start hammering down the fundamen tals of the strokes. He said the team worked on form drills early in the opening session while the swimmers were still fresh. The training then shifted to endurance drills as the morning continued to get the Cats in better condition. The main stroke during crawl, which is the stroke almost universally used during the freestyle event. Coach Mobley opted to start with the front crawl because of the swimmers familiarity with the stroke, and that form begins to fade as the swimmers fatigue. We start off with the front crawl because it is the one thats most recognizable. The one that everybody semi-sort of knows. If I start out with the butterfly Id just be teaching the whole time, he said. ... In order to get them into better shape stroke that they somewhat know so we can get some laps in, get them breathing heavy and get some blood The summer drills will be held Monday through Thursdays from 10 a.m. to noon throughout the summer. Practice will then move to the afternoon once the new school year begins, coach Mobley said. Overall, though, hes just excited to begin another year of Wildcat swimming. Its early. Optimistic, coach Mobley said. Ready to get in there and get to work and see what we can make out of this years swim team.Hannah Peterson swims the front crawl. PHOTOS BY JON SHUM A KE Andrew Rosepiler takes a breath while swimming during the teams opening practice.Swimmers start practice See a photo you want that we took?Purchase a digital download at bakercountypress.com AUTO HOME LIFE BUSINESS1161 S. 6TH STREET ~ MACCLENNY904-259-6296www.wellsmac.com Check it out... bakercountypress.com
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