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The Baker County press
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Baker County press (Macclenny, Fla. 1929)
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Baker County detectives arrested a north county man and woman on August 16 and charged them with child abuse and child neglect for what were described as frequent beatings on a 6-year-old boy who showed up at Westside Elementary bearing bruises and lacerations. Booked later that morning for felony abuse were Kenneth Haley, 38, and Carmen Yeomans, 59, described as the victims grandmother. Both were taken into custody follow ing questioning by police at their residence on Eulie Deputy Jeremiah Combs said he was made aware by the boys teacher of bruising behind his left ear and above his left eye, and a small laceration on his forehead. When the teacher quizzed him about it, she said he replied I got in trouble for using a computer at school. The officer contacted the Department of Children and Families, and two case workers went to the school to interview the boy. After initially claiming he caused the wounds by hitting himself, the boy confessed his parents used a paddle to spank him on the bottom, on his legs, on his arms, his hands and his head. At one point, the deputy noted that he heard one of the DCF workers gasp when the boy pulled down his pants and revealed se vere bruising and several scabs ... some leaking pus, AUGUST 23BCHS JV Wildcat football vs Ridgeview 6 p.m. Memorial Stadium 169 W. Shuey Ave. Macclenny, FLThe JV Cats kick o their season against Ridgeview at Memorial Stadium.AUGUST 24Senior citizen prom 6 p.m. 8 p.m. Agricultural Center U.S. 90 Macclenny The Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration Committee and Baker County Council on Aging is once again sponsoring a senior citizen prom set for August 24 at 6 p.m. at the Ag Center. Fall in Love with Seniors is the theme and the event will include food, music and dancing. School board hopefuls Q&APage 5 Margaretta FirewisePage 13 AT AGLANCE THINGS TO DO MORE NEWS Wildcats roll in Classic Page 19 Go vote ...bakercountypress.comWhich GOP front-runner do you support for governor?Adam Putnam 59% Ron DeSantis 41%Pushing to be a starter See page 17 See page 2 See page 4 Kenneth Haley Carmen Yeomans JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comA Sanderson man was killed by police last week on Whippoorwill Lane in the southwestern county after he reportedly shot his ing to convince him to exit his residence. The man killed was Charlie Lee Hodges, 58, a welder with a history of violent criminal offenses in Baker County. Sher next day Mr. Lee shot at deputies from his open returned fire, killing the suspect.Dies in police stando Photo by Joel AddingtonFDLE processes the shooting scene on Whipperwill Lane last Thursday morning, August 16.See page 2 This week The Press sent a handful of questions about Baker County to the two front-runners in the Democratic primary for the District 5 Congressio nal race after the campaign for former Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown, the challenger in the race, sought an interview with the newspaper ahead of Tuesdays primary. He faces incumbent Al Lawson (D-Tallahassee), who was elected in a special election in trict 5 boundaries. Below are the questions and their edited answers: Press: As a small, conservative rural county with a low tax base and an aversion to increasing the tax burden on local citizens who earn per capita 58 percent less than the average Floridian, Baker County has struggled to establish the infrastructure needed to diversify the local economy and local employment opportunities. Half of the countys workers commute out of county for work. The largest employers here are Walmart and the government a prison, a mental hospital and various branches of local government. Central water and sewer utilities do not exist outside the county seat of Macclenny, which itself has a sew the same goes for paved roads, public amenities, etc. What would you do in Congress to change this dynamic? Brown:vestments in our infrastructure from our roads and bridges, to our public schools and attract economic See page 8 Alvin Brown Al LawsonJOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR took a nose dive into the muddier and seedier side of politics in recent weeks when mailers from Lake City business owner and candidate Marc Vann and a new ly-formed polit ical committee named Truth in Politics hit mailboxes across the district. The mailers attempt to use union support for Mr. Vanns primary opponent, Macclenny resident Chuck Brannan, as evidence he is politically in line with national leaders of the Democratic party, which is false. One of the mailers in cludes a fake image (at left above) of Mr. Brannan with former president Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and U.S. House minority leader Nancy Pelosi. Its been disavowed by Mr. Vann and decried by Mr. Brannan. Mr. Brannan said his opponent has used the same theme, however, in his own mailers and during a political forum at Florida Gateway College this month. He said there have been a total four mailers with the same dishonest theme distributed in the weeks leading up to the primary next Tuesday, most recently last Saturday when the mailer with the fake group image was de livered in Baker County. The chairman of a closed political committee that was also named False ad links Brannan to Dems Brown-Lawson vie to be Dems choiceSee page 3Charged in felony abuse of his child


Page 2 T B C P ursday, August 23, 2018which the boy said were made by his father using a paddle. The interviewers then and also a student at Westside, who Detective Combs described as well-kept and groomed and all around in good spirits. After initially claiming her brothers wounds were described a litany of abuse on her brother, including being whipped with a wooden spoon or paddle, being allowed 15 minutes to eat his dinner, being forced to eat his own vomit and being threatened by the grandmother to banish him to the dog pen for being bad. The girl also described how her brother is made to sleep on a pallet next to his fathers bed while tied to a string or rope to keep him from going into the kitchen to eat candy. She said her brother is forbidden to use the bathroom during the night, and was whipped with the paddle for urinating on himself. Following the interviews, several officers accompanied the DCF workers to the Eulis Lane address where they questioned Mr. Haley and Ms. Yeomans, and also searched the residence looking for other children. They found several items that were consistent with the childrens statements, including a broken spoon paddle, the string used to tie the boy on the pallet and blood on his pillow. A large block of wood formed into the shape of a paddle was also found. It had a dried, dark-colored substance on it suspected to be blood. Mr. Haley, who is on probation for child abuse in Bay County, FL, admitted during questioning to paddling the child and tying him up at night. Ms. Yeomans admitted she was aware of the abuse and did nothing to stop it. Both suspects remain in jail this week, Mr. Haley with no bond and Ms. Yeomans with a bond of In an unrelated case of an arrested parent, a 38-yearold Sanderson mom was pearing in court on a misdemeanor count of failing to ensure her 9-year-old child attended school for roughly three months at the start of the calendar year. after Nicole D. Winstons initial arrest, then a warrant was issued in May for failing to appear. 1$2,500 minimum deposit is required for opening the Money Market Account. Annual Percentage Yield (APY) of 1.50% is guaranteed for 6 months from account opening date. The Money Market account must be opened with new money or monies not currently held at Fidelity Bank. After 6 months, the Money Market Annual Percentage Yields apply. They are today: the APY is 0.15% for balances up to $24,999.99. For balances from $25,000 to $49,999.99, the APY is 0.20%. For balances from $50,000 to $99,999.99, the APY is 0.25%. For balances of $100,000 to $249,999.99 the APY is 0.25%. 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After allegedly shooting his neighbor, Mr. Hodges was said to be armed, possibly with a shotgun, and was inside his truck stuck in the mud, dispatchers advised ing to a highly-redacted reThe Florida Department of Law Enforcement (FDLE) was at the scene the morning after the incident processing evidence for its investigation of the police-involved shooting that killed Mr. Hodges and the sheriffs office inquiry on initial shooting. tinely calls in the state agen cy to process crimes scenes where people are killed. Mr. Sluder recalled Wednesday, August 15 he heard a big gun go off that he said sounded like a black powder gun. He said a short time later his grandson heard nine more shots coming from the same direction. As Mr. Sluder and his They were on the bullhorn trying to get him out, he said of Mr. Hodges and police. Mr. Sluder said he heard there was an argument about money between the deceased and his on-again, Mr. Thompsons niece. Theyd separate for a little while and then get back together and fuss and brought that on yesterday. What I heard, and I dont know how true it is, but they said that she got some money from Lee and thats what he was he was going to kill her ... Mr. Hodges was found guilty of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon to one year in jail. He had convictions for battery, improper exhibition of a dangerous weapon and resisting arrest dating back to 1996. From page 1Shoots neighbor before stando one count of felony battery on a Northeast Florida State Hospital patient for striking an sult in three fractures to the left side of his face. ing to calm patient Daniel Burke, 51, when he was attacked. Mr. Burke had been argutime. of Middleburg was arrested on August 15 on three counts of conspiracy to commit grand theft by paying others to cash checks stolen According to a report submitted by Detective John Blanchard, Mr. Starling paid Crystal Miller of Maxville and Heather Behm of at Vystar in Macclenny, and Steven Behm of Federal in Macclenny. The transactions took place in April, and the accused paid each of Highway Patrol arrested Amanda Weichman, 31, of Tamarac, FL for felony driving The trooper said he stopped Ms. Weich mans Chevrolet on August 13 on W. Minne sota in Macclenny after learning the license tag belonged on another vehicle. A Macclenny driver was arrested August 18 for driving on a suspended license and failing to stop at an agriculture station by passed the station without stopping in a 1994 Chevy cargo van with Georgia plates. A license check showed Mr. Johns driv Baker County jail. The van was released to its owner. 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ursday, August 23, 2018 T B C P Page 3Baker County deputies jailed four persons recent ly for resisting arrest, both with and without violence, including an intoxicated Georgia man who made aggressive advances and had to be tased before he was subdued the evening of Au gust 16. Cpl. Marc Heath was Christopher Graves, 46, of Nicholls, GA was creating a scene at Moodys Chevron in downtown Macclenny. The deputy said Mr. Graves Dodge pickup was parked at a gas pump with music blaring from the interior. When confronted by the deputy, he allegedly stared at the corporals name tag, tensed up and pulled away while cursing loudly and asWhen he refused to calm down, Cpl. Heath fired a taser shot and the suspect before going to the ground under threat of a second shot. He was taken into custody after being subdued by the deputy and Sgt. Patrick McGauley. Mr. Graves was booked for felony and misdemeanor resisting arrest, threatening cation and possession of two marijuana pipes. was arrested late on AuDeputy Shane Dickens by grabbing his right forearm and scratching him drawing blood when they arrived at county jail. She is also charged with biting Felicia Deputy Dickens and Cpl. John Murphy responded to a report that Ms. Gentry was lying in the roadway near When they questioned her, she became argumentative, cursing and pulling away to Deputy Dickens arresterson the early evening of August 14 after he became disruptive at the Fraser Hospital emergency room. would not discharge him without a ride or escort due to his intoxicated state. Sgt. Ben Anderson took clenny to jail the evening of August 13 when he became argumentative while being questioned outside his resiThe deputy responded to a complaint of reckless driving, and traced the vehicle and tag number to Mr. Mannings residence just before misdemeanor resisting. rfnntbb b AC REPAIR SPECIALnbANY AIR CONDITIONING REPAIRSPlus tax, if applicable. Not valid with other offers. Coupon valid at vehicle check-in. See dealer for offer details. Expires 8/31/18. Find more great deals at WWW.BURKINSCHEVY.COM OIL CHANGEPLUS A MULTI-POINT VEHICLE INSPECTIONUp to 5 qt. of oil. On most vehicles. Plus tax, if applicable. Not valid with other offers. Coupon valid at vehicle check-in. See dealer for offer details. Expires 8/31/18. rr FREE TIRE ROTATIONWITH PURCHASE OF 4 TIRES & OIL CHANGEReceive free tire rotation with purchase of oil change and 4 tires for the life of the tires. Not valid with any other offers. Must present coupon at time of service Expires 8/31/18. Like us on Facebook! GET READY FOR BACK TO School! 50%OFF All Computers & Laptops 50%OFFAll Wind Instruments259-78001159 S. 6th Street Macclenny BATON TWIRLING!Come experience the fun and excitement of Baton Twirling from the very best! BATON TWIRLING! The All-Stars Twirling Academy includes UFs Gatorette instructor June Stoeber! For more info call June 352-514-1362 SIGN UP & MINI-PRACTICEThursday, August 30Keller Intermediate Gymnasium Terrenia Staier, RealtorServing Baker County and Northeast Florida Cell 904-945-2488 xw904-964-5424603 E. Call Street Starke Jody Andersonfor School Board District 4 Children are our future. VOTE FORI have been a resident of Baker County for 42 years and a successful business owner for 22 years. I have been married to my wife Julie for 21 years and I have three daughters, one son and four grandkids. I attend Glen Church and teach Childrens Church where I enjoy being a youth leader. My goal as a school board member will be to spend time at the schools working with the teachers, students and non-instructional sta to see how we can work together and what improvements can be made to better our school system and the safety of our children. I am a strong advocate of vocational education. All students should be prepared for and provided opportunities for life after graduation. I would also like to see more expansions on volunteers and mentor programs in our schools. I would love to have the opportunity to work closely with the state representatives and legislatures to increase funding for our schools and sta When students succeed, we all succeed. Our children are our future. God Bless!Paid by Jody Anderson for School Board District 4. Truth in Politics said he was upset by that mailer and one more that listed his former committees address rather than the address of the active committee under the same name. The result was that Jason Steele, the chair of the closed Truth in Politics committee and a former state lawmaker turned political consultant, received hundreds of calls from angry District dates, he said. Mr. Steele said multiple times he was furious that someone presumably the men behind the new Truth in Politics committee, chair Kristopher Gomez and treasurer David Hernandez, both of Doral, FL near Miami would use the name and address of his closed political committee. Ive sent thousands of mailers over the years but Ive never gotten this many calls from the community, said Mr. Steele Monday. He responded by sending an email August 15 with the subject line Campaign Violation and misuse of my ad dress on former CCE [committee of continuing existence] Truth in Politics to Mr. Hernandez. It said that Mr. Steele was disturbed by a phone call he received from someone accusing him of sending a mailer, images of which he attached to the message. As you can see you are using my address, wrote Mr. Steele in all caps. I would appreciate you correcting this problem ASAP, and cease using anything that may be misconstrued by the general public as my work product. I clearly do not want to have anything to do with this committee ... . Mr. Steele said he was consider Elections Commission regarding the misuse of his address. If found to be in violation of state election laws, the per violation. A call to the new committee revealed its voice mail was full. A call and email to a CPA in Doral named David Hernandez was not returned. A review of Politics committee showed no cam ing as of early this week. missed deadline because no activity had taken place during the reporting period, a letter from the state shows. Still, the damage has been done to any voters who may not know much about Mr. Brannan or his politics, but also those supporting Mr. Vanns campaign, which may take the blame for the mud-slinging. Both men took to social media to address the mailers. In the last few weeks, four com pletely false, malicious and libelous mailers hit our mailboxes in an attempt to funnel votes to my opponent, Mr. Brannan posted to Facebook on August 18. My photos have been stolen and Photoshopped to appear with liberal Democrats whose beliefs and agenda I strongly oppose. Some have been paid for directly by my opponent and some by soft Tallahassee PAC money that illustrate what is wrong with our system Mr. Brannan is the chairman of utive Committee and, in his words, a Donald Trump and was invited to and attended the inauguration ... Two days prior Mr. Vann wrote for his Facebook page: Today, our district received a negative mail piece against my opponent, Chuck Brannan. You have my word that my campaign had nothing to do with this mail piece. I have denounced this action, and I demand that whoever is responsible for this to stop immediately. bia, Hamilton and Suwannee counties as well as a portion of Alachua County. Early voting has started and the primaFrom page 1Candidate smeared in false adFour arrests for resisting Check it ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Mon. Sat. @ 8 pm 8981 S. SR 228, Macclenny Meeting Monday @ 6:30 pm 93 N. 5th St., Macclenny


Page 4 T B C P ursday, August 23, 2018MACCLENNY CITY COMMISSION THINGS TO DOBCHS Wildcats vs St. Augustine 7 p.m. Memorial Stadium 169 W. Shuey Ave., Macclenny The BCHS Wildcats, the defending District 5-5A champions and Class 5A runners-up, open the regular at Memorial Stadium against St. Augustine.AUGUST 25Free bike helmet giveaway 10 a.m. 2 p.m. The Florida Department of Transportation and Health Planning Council of Northeast Florida is partnering to improve bicycle safety in Baker County by giving out free helmets and other safety gear on August 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Heritage Park. Its part of FDOTs Safe Routes to Schools program. No registration is required.Hunter safety class in Macclenny 1 p.m. 5 p.m.The Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission is oering a free hunter safety course completion class (to be completed after the online class) in Macclenny. Register online and youll be notied of the location. Bring your online class completion form to the in-person class. All rearms, ammunition and materials will be provided free of charge. Bring a pen or pencil and paper. Children younger than 16 must be accompanied by an adult. Anyone born after June 1, 1975 must pass the hunter safety course before being issued a license to hunt with a rearm or bow in Florida. For more information about hunter safety courses, visit or call the FWCs Regional Oce in Lake City at 386758-0525.AUGUST 27BCMS Lady Bobcat volleyball vs Lake Asbury 5:30 p.m. Baker County Middle School The Lady B-Cats begin their season at home against Lake Asbury.AUGUST 30BCHS swim tri-meet 4:30 p.m. Baker County YMCA The BCHS swim team opens its season in a tri-meet against Columbia and Baldwin. From page 1 MIKE ANDERSON PRESS STAFF Change is not something Mac clenny city leaders easily embrace, at least not when it comes to levying an annual property tax rate on residents and business owners who also pay county property taxes. The city manager has recommended the existing millage rate ninth consecutive year at 3.6 mills, or uation, as the city enters the start of the new fiscal year on October 1. The current rate is included in a proposed $4.9 million general fund budget, which exceeds the current Ad valorem millage, more commonly known as property taxes, is than this year. Officials attributed the increase mainly to new residential construction. Although commissioners voted imum tax rate at 3.9 mills, which ditional revenue next year, they and the city manager had pledged to pass a new budget using the same millage rate. We can lower it but we cant go up. The intent is to bring the budget in at 3.6 mills, City Manager Phil recommendation following the city commissions monthly meeting on August 14, at which time the board voted to lift a moratorium on water and sewer impact fees next year. The city suspended the imposition of impact fees some time ago in an effort to promote new residential development and agreed in November, year at the request of home builders. But now that the economy is on the upswing and the citys population is growing again, officials say its time to start levying those impact fees again, a move also recommended by city auditors to boost revenue. Weve had an explosion of growth fueled partly by the absence of impact fees, said Mayor Mark Bryant, noting that the city will still have the lowest fees around compared to communities in five surrounding counties. The city manager said impact fees recommended by city engineers for water and sewer service on a stan dard residential dwelling will total any negative impact from the fees. We dont think it will be detrimental to growth at all, and we do feel that growth should pay for itself, The following is a list of utility impact fees in other nearby communities: Clay County Utility AuthoriStarke, $1844. The vote to lift the moratorium in Macclenny follows a similar action of ter and sewer hookup charges were increased for the first time in more than two decades to help fund citywide sewer renovation projects. The citys proposed total operating $4.9 million general fund which covers expenses for such things as public safety, streets and recreation, solid waste, building department, information services and city hall fund to operate the water and waste water treatment and distribution systems. In addition to the impact fee reinstatement, commissioners last week also adopted a new one-year agreement with the Baker County Sheriffs Office for law enforcement services in the city. den said, was a little non-specific, while the new agreement states that the city is contracting with the sheriff for the purpose of acquiring en hanced services for its citizens above and beyond the standard scope of law enforcement services provided to all Baker County residents. It further stipulates that the city requests that the sheriff provide no less than one deputy sheriff inside the city limits at all times unless there is a need for the deputy to respond to a life-threatening event outside the city limits. The agreement goes on to state that the city agrees that the determination for the deputy sheriff to leave the city shall be made by the ranking supervisor on duty at the time of the event. deputy assigned to patrol the city wasnt obligated to be in the city at all times. For example, they might go But the new agreement, he said, specifically obligates them to be here, except in life-or-death situations outside the city limits. Commissioner Danny Norton, for one, said he liked the wording in the proposed agreement, adding, This is getting some bang for the buck and now its in writing. sheriff to notify the city any time the assigned deputy is called out of town to respond to a life threatening event, but he thought that would happen rarely. I think itll be very minimal the number of times that would happen, he said. The agreement also states the city wants the sheriff to provide necessary staff at all pre-agreed upon city-sponsored events to ensure the safety and well-being of its citizens (i.e. Christmas Parade, Ghost in the Oaks, etc.). Commissioners approved the document as to form, since a space where the appropriation was to go was left blank. The city manager told the board that he would include the amount in the proposed budget later in the week, which he did. The budgeted amount for the continuation of a trend toward lower appropriations for law enforcement over the past few years. The yearly amount for law en forcement has gradually been pared get cuts had to be made due to the city facing millions of dollars in an extensive overhaul of its aging sewer system. If commissioners feel they need more time to work on the budget another workshop will be held at 6 p.m. scheduled for a first vote on the new budget and tax rate at 6 p.m. Septem ber 11, followed by final adoption at Also during the August 14 meeting the commission: Approved an ordinance authotric service franchise agreement with Clay Electric Cooperative Inc., headquartered in Keystone Heights. The move, which would make Clay Electric the second electric franchisee in Macclenny, was prompted by the citys annexation last year of a proposed housing development on lawn that lies within Clay Electrics service territory. Florida Power & Light Co. currently is the only electric utility in the city. Under the terms of the agreement Clay Electric will pay the city 6 percent of all its billings to residential, commercial and industrial electric customers in Macclenny.Mill rate will remain at 6.3 againNinth year at the sameJOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comAn elderly Glen St. Mary driver and her two passengers were uninjured when the interstate Monday afternoon, which the Florida Highway Patrol is investigating as a hit-and-run. According to FHP crash investigator Trooper Jefdriver was not identified, was heading west about two right lane when it made an improper lane change and driven by Gwendolyn Walls, Neither she nor passen hurt. All were wearing seat belts and the Jeep immediately stopped after the crash, which damaged the right side mirror and right front vendor of the Jeep. 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ursday, August 23, 2018 T B C P Page 5Ahead of next weeks primary District 4 school board candidates Charlie Artie Burnett, the incumbent, and second-time challenger Jody Anderson answered several questions about eduction policy and Baker County schools spe cically. Below are the questions emailed to the candidates last week and their responses. Whats your philosophy on public education? Artie Burnett: Public education should be free and of the highest quality aordable by the population of a community, county, district. Our children are our future! School security. Jody Anderson: Making it a top priority to put our public schools back on top. With the recent security up grades made last summer, are schools secure enough, and if not, what more should be done to protect students and school employees? Anderson: The safety measures done over the summer were a great step in the right direction. We need to continue to strive to keep our children and school personnel safe. Burnett: Our security upgrades have greatly improved the security of our schools. Upgrades to our physical layouts, upgrades to security systems, and increased security personnel, i.e. 4 new re source ocers. With school security being the hot topic that it currently is, (and this is a good thing for a terrible reason) I fully expect more recommendations from panels and committees of security experts around the state and in Tallahassee for us to consider. What is the appropriate role of a school board member? Burnett: As a policy maker for the school district that enables the sta of the school district, both instructional and non-instructional, to best educate, nurture and build condence in our children to be able to face the world as adults. Also, as an intermediary when necessary for children and parents with district personnel. Anderson: Being at the schools, being active and listening to see what the board could do to help better our school district. What state mandates on Floridas public schools would you work to roll back or reverse, why? Anderson: If elected I will check in on mandates and see if any need to be reversed or rolled back. Burnett: Most important is standardized testing. A couple of years back the amount of testing re quired by the state had gotten be yond ridiculous. There have been some improvements, but we can continue to need more done to re duce the time our students spend testing rather than learning. In what areas of the budget would you like to see the school district invest more money? Burnett: I would like to be able to allocate more money to technolo gy and more vocational programs. We have been able to improve our technology level, but we have more to do to keep up with advancements in technology for businesses and industries. We are excited about a new drone pro gram being started with our ROTC and Embry Riddle Aeronautical school. I would like to get more vocational programs to have the students who want to start their career after high school to be job ready. Anderson: In teachers and sta employees of our school district. Besides funding, what are the biggest challenges facing public schools in Baker County in your view? Anderson: Population, overcrowding in the classrooms, and bullying. Burnett: Most of all our challenges ultimately come back to needs of more funding. However, we have some of the hardest work ing, innovative, loyal and dedicated sta who are always looking for new, better and less expensive ways to educate. In your view, what have been the biggest successes for the schools in Baker County in re cent years? Burnett: This past year we had one of the largest group of seniors to graduate with highest honors both in number and in percentage of the class as we ever have. I think our school district is producing some of the most capable students for both higher learning and the job market as we ever have. Anderson: Upgrading of school security, adding to the aviation eld and electrical apprentice program. If elected, or reelected, what school board policy would you work to change rst, if any? Anderson: If elected I would check into them to see if any of them need to be adjusted or changed. Burnett: I have no targeted policy on my agenda. I simply want to continue to do what is best for the children. Mr. Burnett, youve talked about the need for signicantly more money for a new school and hope that the state will pay for it. Under what circumstances would support a tax or impact fee increase to pay for a new school should the state not allocate enough money? Burnett: Our county is so small that a tax or impact fee increase would not raise enough revenue to cover the enormous expense of building a new school. We will need to work with the legislature to obtain grants from the state and federal sources to raise this kind of revenue. Mr. Anderson, youve consistently said you wanted to be a voice for the students, parents, faculty and the pub lic regarding local schools. Youve pledged to listen to them to help guide your priorities if elected. Often times, however, views among these groups can dier. How will you set your priorities on controversial or contested issues? Anderson: My goal is to listen and I will learn to prioritize needs based on what happens now versus what takes time. Mr. Burnett, youve said youd like to see more exibility in student expulsion hearings so that more students can be kept in school. In terms of a policy, what does that look like in practice compared to what happens today? Mr. Burnett: We have added more exibility over the past 8 years and I believe it has helped in managing the student population and giving second chances before children are brought before the board for an expulsion hearing. Mr. Anderson, what concerns you about standardized testing and why? Mr. Anderson: Teachers want to teach their subject contents out instead of having to teach for tests. Artie Burnett Jody Anderson RE-ELECT Charlie Artie BURNETT SCHOOL BOARD District 4QUALIFIED: School Board member since 2010 Associates Degree Lake City Community College, graduated Magna Cum Laude with a 4.0 GPA banking, and minor in public administration & accounting Baker County resident for 42 yearsFISCAL CONSERVATIVE: The school board has not increased the tax rate while I have served Tax rate reduced slightly each year I have served on the board We have managed to do this while dealing with a serious recessionRELIABLE AND DEPENDABLE: Employed with the state of Florida in corrections for the past 36 years Married to Martha Lloyd Burnett for 32 years Father of 27 year old, Charlie Burnett IV and 13 year old, Maranda Burnett PASSIONATE ABOUT THE VALUE OF EDUCATION AND BAKER COUNTY:I feel being a member of the Baker County School Board has allowed me to use my I will continue to do my best. I look forward challenges of today and tomorrow. years to when my great-grandfather John Burnett bought a farm north of Sanderson near included my grandfather, Charlie Burnett, was later born at home in Sanderson in a house railroad. So, my passion for and commitment to deep.Paid by Charlie Artie Burnett for School Board District 4. School board candidates sound o WANT TO LEARN CPR AND FIRST AID?The Baker County Health Department holds classes monthly.Call 259-6291 ext 5269


Page 6 T B C P ursday, August 23, 2018MIKE ANDERSON PRESS STAFF For years the Macclenny has served as the first responder on hundreds of calls from nearby residences and businesses in unincorporated Baker County neighborhoods at no cost to the county. But now that the county soon will begin receiving hundreds of thousands of dollars in higher annual fire assessments the citys generosity is coming to an end. The city commission authorized City Manager Phil move forward with plans to stop answering calls outside the city limits and turn over first responder responsibilities to the county after JanWell still have a mutual aid agreement with the county. Were just changing who will be the first respondThe city agreed years ago to provide protection to adjoining county areas to ensure that those residents and business owners would receive help as quickly as possible, rather than risk the loss of lives or property due to slower county response times. The city manager said the county areas protected by city fire and rescue person nel include 568 residences as well as a number of commercial properties, including the Walmart Distribution Center both of which will pay much higher county fire assessments next year. They (the county) are getting paid for the service, yet were providing the ser ing that the county will rethe two Walmarts next year. the past three decades, homeowners will see assessand continue rising through biggest single jump to third year to fund addition al firefighters and stations in Meanwhile, owners of commercial and industrial properties will pay the lions share of the higher assessments based on the size of their buildings. For example, fees for structures of But aside from the fact that the county benefits financially from fire assessments while the city receives no assessment money for the services it provides county property owners, the city manager and city commissioners agreed that the citys primary legal and moral obligation should be to its tax payers. If a house or a business catches fire in the city while city fire crews are busy on another call at the same time in the county the city could be sued for damages, officials said. I think we could be considered liable since were the said. Its not fair to city taxpayers, said Mayor Mark Bryant, noting that the county should be on notice to make sure their resources and staff are ready by January 1. We cant be all things to all people any longer. At that point the city manager cautioned against getting into a verbal spat with the county over the issue, saying it would be overstepping our bounds telling the county what they need to do and expressing a desire to maintain a cooperative and friendly relationship with the county. Mayor Bryant responded that this was the first time he had ever disagreed with just asking them (county officials) to get their ducks in a row, as a friendly reminder. He also reiterated the fact that a mutual aid agree ment will remain. The city just will no longer be the first responder outside the city. Commissioner Sam Kitching also urged city officials to choose their words carefully to avoid creating antagonism between the county and the city. Words do have consequences and we need to move cautiously and try to work with the county to the best of our ability. Commissioner Danny Norton said he totally supported the move to end the citys role as first responder outside the city limits and that the countys underfunded fire department was not the citys responsibility. They (county officials) have ignored their fire dehe said. The cost to operate the city fire department has in creased greatly over the years partly due to providing hundreds of free service calls in the county. The proposed fire department budget for When the city manager asked Fire Chief Buddy Dugger last week if he thought the county could be prepared by the first of next year to provide first responder ser vice to the areas now covered by the city, the response was immediate. No, sir, I dont, the chief said, but he added that with the new assessment reve nue coming due next year its time for the county to step up and start providing firstclass service. It was clear from some of the fire chiefs comments that he was a little put out by the countys failure to ever compensate the city for calls made to protect county tax payers. Weve never got one gal lon of diesel fuel back from the county to put in the trucks, he said. Something else that didnt sit well with some commis sioners and the fire chief was den said County Manager Kennie Downing made to him during a recent conver sation about a proposal for the Town of Glen St. Mary to contract with the City of Macclenny for fire protection instead of paying fire assessments to the county. He said the county man ager basically told him that perhaps the city should stay in your area and well stay in ours. Chief Dugger said for the county manager to say something like that seems un grateful to me. Meanwhile, if county residents whose property is contiguous to the city want to continue receiving fire and rescue response directly from the city next year they are welcome to request annexation into the city and receive excellent fire service and not pay the county asOr, if the county wants to begin paying the city for fire protection that, too, is negotiable, he said, adding: Its an option we would be glad to consider. According to data provided by Macclennys assistant fire chief Scott Crews, the this year. 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. 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We cant be all things to all people any longer.Mayor Mark BryantCity of Macclenny The following case dispositions were ordered by Judge Joey Williams during regular county court session on August 15: Jordan Adams, driving on a suspended or revoked Jonniesue Bailey, reprobation. Teresa Bland, disordersix-month probation, attend group addiction meet Majauskas Camardese, warrant issued. Jocelyn Cunningham, failure to leave informa tion after crash, leaving pear, warrant issued. Terry Dugger, DWLS service, obtain license. charge dropped. Whitney Givens, failed to appear, warrant issued. Brett Johnson, battery, failed to appear, warrant issued. Noah Starling, posses sion of drug paraphernalia (two counts) 68 days in jail. Michael Taylor, leaving days in jail. Dequaries Ward, resist A former Baker County High School football player is suing the school district, a regional district consortium and an ex-teammate for damages related to a disabling injury he claims resulted from a confrontation on the practice Corey Paine in the six-count plead ing says his broken jaw had to be re-constructed after he was struck on the side of his face by teammate Mar the Wildcats practiced with helmets and pads under former coach Thomas MacPherson. coaching staff rendered first aid or called for medical attention, only that he was told to sit down and given a plastic cup to split blood into while the squad continued to practice for an addiMr. Paine contends that Mr. Higdon struck him with a dummy guard shield. Mr. Paine pushed him away, then was struck again on the left side of his helmet, and again after Mr. Higdon re moved his helmet and struck him in the face and jaw two or three times. The result after Mr. Paines grandfather took him to the emergency room was a jaw wired shut following surgery to insert a reconstruction plate. The plaintiff says for the next 45 days he was able to eat and drink only pounds. He was unable to gain back the weight and resume playing football. Other than the school district and Mr. Higdon, the lawsuit brings in the Palataka-based Northeast Florida Education Consortium as a co-defendant. It is a 13-county co-op of small and rural districts including Baker. Jacksonville alleges her clients injury resulted from negligent training by the Baker County district, negligent hiring, training, retention and supervision by the consortium and battery by Mr. Higdon. on August 8, four years to the date of the incident.Ex-football player suing over injuryCOUNTY COURTDispositions from August 15


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Call St., StarkeVisit us online at SCHOOL BOARDJOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comThe two employee unions for Baker County school district workers approved new contracts this month following similar approvals by the school board during the summer, all with little fanfare or controversy. This year was a so-called open year for the contracts, which means the entire document was up for amendment and negotiation by union and manage ment representatives, which only happens once every three years. In the intervening years, explained teachers union president Angela Callahan, the items open for negotiation include wages and benefits and two other priorities for both sides. The new contracts reduced the number of issues up for negotiation in non-open years to one. Specifically, in the teachers contract, the union got salary increases and higher one-time bonuses and higher supplemental pay. For instance, the supplements for having a masters de ed for bullying prevention clubs at the high school and middle school. The Pre-K Kindergarten yearbook suppleschool added a bus duty supplement plement at the middle and high school Leave for bereavement and compensatory time was also added to the list of perfect attendance incentive for teachers each semester. However, the district was able to secure language that states so-called comp time cannot be used to extend holiday breaks, nor during state assessment days, nor in more than two-day increments. The new language also caps comp or redeeming comp time from year to year. Comp time must also be approved by administrators, the new language shows. Teachers with the proper license endorsements will now be eligible for a like transporting teams to competitive events. Teachers on jury duty who are dismissed before the school day concludes must also now return to work, per new contract language, provided they also take a lunch break. The contract for non-teaching employees, referred to as education sup port professionals in the bargaining units new contract, had several minor changes, too, like the elimination of a potential fourth-year of probationary employment. After three years on probation, workers will either have annual em ployment status or not be rehired. During the probationary period, workwithout prejudice. Seniority bonuses for bus drivers the following school year as previously written. The district also agreed to pay for annual bus driver physicals. Under the new contract for educa tion support professionals, the time pe riod during which comp time must be taken was extended from 45 days after its earned to one year. Comp time must now also be used before sick or annual leave time and any unused comp time will be paid. Those in the bargaining unit are also now eligible for terminal sick leave pay, which is a payout of the accumulated sick leave at the time of retirement when retirement coincides with a termination of employment. The payout, however, includes a multiplier based on years of service. For instance, an employee who retires with three years of service would receive their daily rate of pay multiplied by 35 percent, while those with 13 or more years would receive the daily rate rate, for each day of sick leave. Previously only the teachers bargaining unit was eligible for terminal sick leave payouts. Both bargaining units will also have to have their paychecks direct deposemployment contracts. In other recent school board business: The board approved a state-man dated annual equity update report that compares the racial and gender mix of teachers and administrators to that of the student body. It also compares the gender mix among high school and middle school athletic programs compared to the study body. The report notes disparities in both the racial and gender measures. The employment equity portion of are black. There were no black principals or district-level administrators. The student body was split 48 perpercent of the teachers were female and 18 percent were male. Similar disparities were reported in all levels of employment. Currently it is becoming more dif The district pledged in the report to continue recruiting employees from underrepresented ethnic and gender groups. In high school athletics, the disparities still existed, but they were much smaller. BCHS varsity players were 56 percent male and 44 percent female, but the student population is 51 percent male and 49 percent female. In middle school athletics, the play cent female, which nearly mirrored the study body. At the request of Ann Watts, director of Career and Adult Education, the board removed several pieces of woodworking equipment from the departments inventory and donated the items to Northeast Florida State Hospital. The equipment was used in a state-funded training program for patients with disabilities, but the funding plans to reinstate it. Superintendent of Schools Sherrie smooth.Union contracts get approvedSupplemental pay increased, revised leave policiesMr. and Mrs. CossioWed August 9Todd and Pattie Han ner of Glen St. Mary and Dr. Carlos Cossio of Athens, GA are pleased to announce the marriage of their son Carlos M. Cossio Jr. of Athens to Maria Fabiola Pladano Gutierrezz of Maracaibo, Venezuela. The bride is he daughter of Amparo Gutierrez and Jose Plandano of Alava, Spain. The couple will reside in Georgia. ty Fair with the theme Freedom, Flags and Friends is just around the corner. Below is the schedule for entries in the table setting, home arts, baker goods and horticulture contests. The fair will start at 6 p.m. on Friday, September 14 and run through Saturday evening The tablesetting conp.m. on Thursday, Sep tember 13. The tableset ting contest is open for participants from age 8 ticipants, an orientation is recommended. Check in for the home arts contest entries will be on Tuesday and Wednes Baked goods contest entries will be accepted Wednesday afternoon and Thursday morning from only. Horticulture entries will be accepted Tuesday, a.m. to 3 p.m. Entries can be picked up for home arts and horticulture on Sunday, Sep 4 p.m. Questions should be directed to Nancy Masterson leave a message Mark Yarick with the Small Business Develop ment Center of the University of North Florida set up at the Chamber of Commerce every other Thursday, beginning on SBDC provides business consulting and training in all aspects of business management and growth. They serve all stages of business from established and growing businesses to emerging and aspiring businesses. There is no cost for business consulting or information. If you would like to set up an appointment with Mr. Yarick, contact the ChamFor more information on the SBDC, visit www.sbdc. Dates, times for fair contestsAdvice for smaller businesses PRESS CLASSIFIEDS$7.00for 20 wordsDeadline Monday at 5:00 THE BAKER COUNT Y PRESS WANT TO LEARN CPR & FIRST AID?The Baker County Health Department holds classes monthly.Call 259-6291 ext 5269


Page 8 T B C P ursday, August 23, 2018 SAMPLE BALLOTSPRIMARY ELECTION AUGUST 28 opportunity and industry to all areas of the district. a federal programs funds cent of the population has lived below the poverty line plan provides much-need ed relief to our rural communities, such as Baker through a consistent lack of federal resources leading to poor infrastructure and persistent poverty. For decades, the rich in this country have gotten richer, income inequality has widened and millions of poor and middle-class Americans have been left behind. Until we tackle this problem, the devastating reality of inequality and poverty in the U.S. will continue. I am running for Congress because I believe in policies that will work for all Americans not just the top one percent and I higher wages and economic opportunity for everyone. Lawson: I grew up in a rural county and served primarily rural communithe Florida Legislature. I rural communities have regarding a low tax base and the need for more economic development in these communities. Thats why, during my time in the Florida House, Senate and, now, Congress, I have focused on securing additional resources for infrastructure improvements while also working with the U. S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) to create more jobs in the farming industry. In Congress, I have focused on increasing and improving rural broadband tional funding for waste water programs while also bringing new jobs to rural counties. Press: percent of Baker County voters cast ballots for Prescult-like following among fellow party members. How do you intend to turn out ocrats here or convince pendents here to vote for a Democrat for Congress in the general? Brown: Since entering this race in January, Ive traveled to all eight counties to listen to the voters in every corners of the 5th Congressional District. Time and again, its clear that the issues at top of mind for the people of North Florida regardless of political party are creating good-paying jobs, strengthening our public schools and expanding achealth care. The people of the 5th Congressional District de serve a leader who will get up each morning, driven by the desire to serve, to make their lives better and their childrens futures more safe and secure not an who cant be bothered to show up for work. for the folks of North Florida each and every day. From my strong commitment to public education and deeply-held belief that the quality of a childs ed ucation should not depend on the zip code in which they live, to the dire need for Congress to take real action on addressing the systemic poverty in our communities, I will work hard every day to give a voice to the voiceless and bring a servant leadership approach to every issue. We need leaders who are not afraid to stand up to Donald Trump. Unlike my opponent, I will not back progress and I will always advocate for policies that are in the best interest of the people of the 5th District. Lawson: It really isnt when it comes down to it. Throughout my time in the Legislature and in Congress, I have worked across party lines to work North Florida. Press: Mayor Brown, your opponent has a reputation for working across party lines. What have you to accomplish? Brown: As Mayor of Jacksonville, and during my service in the Clinton Administration, I worked closely with local, state, and political spectrum to deliver on progressive values. Our elected leaders have a responsibility to advocate on behalf of all of us not just a privileged few. Its long past time for Members of Congress to set aside their bickering and do the job they were elected to do. From supporting our service members and veterans, to stemming gun violence and investing in our public schools, the pressing issues facing our community arent about partisan politics. Press: Lawson, you have a reputation for working across party lines. What have you to accomplish since being elected to Congress? Lawson: I have several accomplishments working across party lines to deliver for the citizens of North Florida. One example that comes to mind is securing $85 million to feed more days after Hurricane Irma. During that process, I was able to work with Congress man Ted Yoho and Conto ensure that this communeeded. This included my commitment to the timber industry and agriculture and helping people to rebuild their homes, businesses, their lives. Press: Do you support any changes to federal gun laws, and if so, what kind of changes and why? Brown: I strongly sup port the Second Amendment, but the gun violence epidemic has plagued communities across the country for far too long. I am committed to common-sense gun safety that will keep our children safe, including banning high-capaci ty magazines and assault weapons, getting rid of laws that make it far too easy for dangerous people, including domestic abusers and those with restraining orders, to get their hands on show loophole. I am honored to receive Moms Demand Actions recognition as a Gun Sense Candidate. Lawson: Yes. I grew up in the country, in Gadsden County. I do support peoples right to own guns. I believe that we should have common-sense gun reform: that is, universal background checks. I also dont know any hunter who deer. Press: In your view, what are the most pressing issues/challenges facing rural north Florida, and what would you do to address these issues/challenges if elected/re-elected? Brown: Jobs and the economy: Working families are the backbone of our economy. In Congress, I will always promote policies that help us build a fair economy that works for all not just those at the top. We must make smart investments in our infrastructure from our roads and bridges, to our public schools and attract industry to all areas of the district. Countless families across North Florida live paycheck to paycheck as wages in this country have not kept up with the cost of living. Together, we can make higher wages, equal pay for equal work, stronger retirements, paid family leave, access to care, and investments in all corners of the district a reality. These commonsense ideas will create economic opportunity and, ultimate ly, make our communities stronger and healthier. Lawson: We must continue to work to provide opportunities that are created by education and infrastructure. Education will give students a better chance. Infrastructure allows for job creation and better quality of life. In fact, both education and infrastructure will improve the quality of life for students and the whole community for the present and the future. From page 1Q&A: Lawson-Brown


ursday, August 23, 2018 T B C P Page 9JON SHUMAKEA Macclenny man was arrested the morning of August 19 for allegedly brandishing a handgun and threatening his wife. taken into custody on one count of felony aggravated assault with a deadly weap on after victim Sheila Mor rison-Cope, 64, said the two were involved in an argu ment and he armed himself with a firearm. Mr. Cope was eventually seen walking from around the back of the carrying a bag, and Deputy John Finley Jr. and Cpl. according to police. Mr. Cope complied with commands to drop the bag, which contained two semiautomatic handguns and two revolvers, all of which were loaded. Ms. Morrison-Cope said she was standing in the bathroom when Mr. Cope came in angrily, and she found him sitting at the kitchen table with a 9 mm handgun. She said she asked him what the gun was for, and he replied, Maybe its to shoot you, Deputy Finley reported. The suspect denied threatening his wife and said he was only there to retrieve his guns from the residence. The firearm allegedly used in the crime was placed into evidence. Two revolv ers, a semiautomatic handgun and three long rifles were confiscated for safekeeping. In another incident, a Macclenny man was jailed the night of August 18 for domestic assault after he allegedly threatened to hit his ex-wife with a concrete wall was extremely disorderly and belligerent when speaking with Deputy Shane Dickens upon the officers arrival. He was being loud and disruptive and told the deputy he needed to leave immediately. da, 59, said the suspect has repeatedly threatened her, monda shouted, Thats a lie uty Dickens patrol vehicle. The victim said the two were on the front porch of their Cardinal Lane residence when an argument began and he threatened to ture. She said she immedi ately called 911 and that Mr. ordered a hit on her. edly said, She will pay for this, while being placed in the patrol vehicle, but then said he wanted his lawyer Deputy Dickens said. In warrant-related arrests: Glen St. Mary was arrested on August 14 on a warrant for domestic battery that stemmed from an incident three days prior in which he allegedly dragged his girlfriend out of bed by her ankles and around the inside of their residence. said Mr. Chancy became upset and began to destroy dence. She was emotionally upset and crying, and had bruises and redness on her right forearm and left torso area, police noted. Jeffrey Dean, 54, of Macclenny was jailed the morning of August 15 on a Duval County warrant for violation of probation for domestic battery. Sanderson was taken into custody the morning of Au gust 14 on two Duval County warrants for obtaining or attempting to obtain a con trolled substance by fraud. He was located as a passen a.m. IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO.: 18-CA-20 HARVEY SCHONBRUN, TRUSTEE, Plaintiff, vs. CLARENCE E. MCDANIEL, SHIRLEY JOHNSON, and MARCUS G. MCDANIEL, Defendants. _________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on August 9, 2018, in the above styled cause, I will sell the property situate in Baker County, Florida, described as: LOTS 1, 2, AND 3 IN BLOCK 31 OF THE TOWN OF GLEN ST. MARY, AS PER PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 1, OF SAID TOWN ON FILE IN THE OFFICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR THE COUNTY OF BAKER AND STATE OF FLORIDA. at public sale, to the highest and best bidder, for cash, at the front door of the Baker County Courthouse, 339 East Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, Florida, at 11:00 a.m., on October 18, 2018. 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. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to par ticipate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notication if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. Dated this 13th day of August, 2018. Stacie D. Harvey Clerk Of The Court By: Tina Carrington Deputy Clerk Harvey Schonbrun, P.A. 1802 North Morgan Street Tampa, FL 33602-2328 Phone 813-229-0664 Fax 813-228-9471 8/16-8/23c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 02-2018-CA-000095 JOHNNY EPPS, Plaintiff, vs. ONEDIA GUNTER, deceased and her heirs, assigns, widower, devisee, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming through, by under, or against her, or any of them all the unknown persons; CORINE WRIGHT, deceased and her heirs, assigns, widower, devisee, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming through, by under, or against her, or any of them all the unknown persons; JAMES EPPS, deceased and his heirs, assigns, widow, devisee, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming through, by under, or against him, or any of them all the unknown persons; JERINE BIVINS, deceased and her heirs, assigns, widower, devisee, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming through, by under, or against her, or any of them all the unknown persons; LEON WOOLBRIGHT, deceased and his heirs, assigns, widow, devisee, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming through, by under, or against him, or any of them all the unknown persons; CHRISTINE CURRY, deceased and her heirs, assigns, widower, devisee, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming through, by under, or against her, or any of them all the unknown persons; and NATHAN EPPS, deceased and his heirs, assigns, widow, devisee, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming through, by under, or against him, or any of them all the unknown persons; Defendants, _________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Any known or unknown natural person, and, when described as such, the unknown spouse, heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, or other parties claiming by, through, under, or against any known or unknown person who is known to be dead or is not known to be either dead or alive: ONEDIA GUNTER, CORINE WRIGHT, JAMES EPPS, JERINE BIVINS, LEON WOOLBRIGHT, CHRISTINE CURRY and NATHAN EPPS. YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to Partition the following real property in Baker County Florida described as: SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION TWO IN TOWNSHIP THREE, SOUTH OF RANGE TWENTY EAST, CONTAINING 40 ACRES, MORE OR LESS has been led against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to the action on the Petitioners Attorney whose name and address is HUGH D. FISH, JR., at P.O. Box 531, Macclenny, Florida 32063, on or before September 10, 2018, and le the original with the Clerk of Court, either before service on the petitioners attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. WITNESS my hand and Seal of this Court on this 9th day of August, 2018. Stacie D. Harvey As Clerk of the Court By: Tina Carrington Deputy Clerk Hugh D. Fish, Jr. PO Box 531 Macclenny, FL 32063 904-259-6606 8/16-9/6c PUBLIC NOTICE A pre-bid walkthrough for bids on eight homes: 2 Rehab requiring structural repairs. 6 Demolition and New Construction of 6 homes requiring new well and septic. This will be conducted as part of the SHIP Housing Rehabilitation Project on August 30, 2018 starting at 9:30 am, beginning at the Baker Community Development Department 360 E Shuey Ave, Macclenny, Florida 32063. Bidders must complete the site inspection of the homes before a bid will be accepted. The deadline for sealed bids to be received is September 7, 2018 4:00 pm. Bids should be addressed or hand-delivered to: Baker Community Development Department, c/o Baker County SHIP Administration at 360 E Shuey Ave, Macclenny, FL 32063. For more infor mation, or to request bidding instructions or a bid form, please call the Baker County SHIP Program at 904-259-3354. Bids received after the time and date specied will not be accepted and will be returned unopened to the Bidder. WBE/MBE/DBE rms are encouraged to participate. Baker County is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Baker County Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to waive any informality or to reject any or all bids. Any person with a qualied disability requiring special accommodations at the bid opening shall call the phone number listed above at least 2 business days prior to the event. 8/16-8/23c NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING The Baker County School District School Board will hold the following public hearing on Monday, September 17, 2018, at the District School Board Room located at 270 South Boulevard East, Macclenny, Florida, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The following items will be considered at the public hearing: 2018-2019 Student Progression Plan and 2018-2019 Code of Conduct. The public is invited and encouraged to attend. The documents will be available for preview on Monday through Friday (8:30 a.m. 3:00 p.m.) at the Superintendents Ofce located at 270 South Boulevard East, Macclenny, Florida, beginning, Wednesday, August 15, 2018. You may also access the document on our district website at Sherrie Raulerson Superintendent of Schools 8/16-9/13c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE NO.: 02-2018-DR-286 April Grifs, Petitioner, and Jason Benoit, Respondent, _________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION FOR NAME CHANGE OF A MINOR CHILD TO: Jason Benoit LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 185 NW Lynear Place, Lake City, FL 32055 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action has been led against you and that you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on April Grifs whose address is 6417 CW Webb Road, Macclenny, FL 32063, on or before September 13, 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: August 14, 2018. Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Julie B. Combs Deputy Clerk 8/16-9/6p PUBLIC NOTICE Anbere Consulting proposes the construction of a 190-ft (195-ft overall with appurtenances) Monopole Communications Tower, to be located at 14696 Jessie Yar brough Road, in the Town of Glen St. Mary in Baker County, Florida (Baker County Parcel ID: 07-2S-22-0000-0000-0122). Please submit any written comments by September 22, 2018 regarding the potential effects that the proposed tower may have on Historic Properties that are listed or eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places to: Tower Engineering Professionals, Inc.(Attn: George Swearingen) 326 Tryon Road, Raleigh, NC 27603 Telephone: (919) 661-6351 Fax: (919) 661-6350. 8/23c REGISTRATION OF FICTITIOUS NAMES I the undersigned, being duly sworn, do hereby declare under oath that the names of all persons interested in the business or profession carried on under the name of Matthew Lusk Bookseller whose principle place of business is: 2 West Macclenny Avenue, Macclenny, FL 32063 and the extent of the interest of each is as follows: NAME EXTENT OF INTEREST Matthew F. Lusk 100% Matthew F. Lusk, Signature STATE OF FLORIDA COUNTY OF BAKER Sworn to and subscribed before me this 15th day of August 2018. Stacie D. Harvey Clerk of Court Baker County, Florida By: Julie B. Combs As Deputy Clerk 8/23p IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO.: 2018-CA-000036 CALIBER HOME LOANS, INC., Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, CREDITORS, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF OPHELIA CRAVEY KLOTZ; ET AL, Defendant(s) _________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, CREDITORS, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF OPHELIA CRAVEY KLOTZ LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 704 NORTH 5TH STREET, MACCLENNY, FL 32063 UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF OPHELIA CRAVEY KLOTZ LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 704 NORTH 5TH STREET, MACCLENNY, FL 32063 YOU ARE NOTIFIED of an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Baker County: LOT 6, FOREST PARK SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 62, PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. PROPERTY ADDRESS: 704 NORTH 5TH STREET, MACCLENNY, FL 32063 The action was instituted in the Circuit Court, Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida; Case No. 2018-CA-000036; and is styled CALIBER HOME LOANS, INC. vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, CREDITORS, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF OPHELIA CRAVEY KLOTZ; JOHN LEWIS KLOTZ A/K/A JOHN L. KLOTZ; STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, INTERNAL REVENUE SERVICE; UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1; UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 2. You are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to the action on Kelley L. Church, Esq., Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is 255 S. Orange Ave., Ste. 900, Orlando, FL 32801, on or before September 24, 2018, (or 30 days from the rst date of publication) and le the original with the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately after service; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. The Court has authority in this suit to enter a judgment or decree in the Plaintiffs interest which will be binding upon you. DATED: August 13, 2018. Stacie D. Harvey As Clerk of the Court By: Julie B. Combs As Deputy Clerk Quintairos, Prieto, Wood & Boyer, P.A. 255 S. Orange Ave., Ste. 900 Orlando, FL 32801-3454 Phone: (855) 287-0240 Fax: (855) 287-0211 8/23-8/30c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 18000010CAMXAX Wells Fargo Bank, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. Ernie L. Hall, Jr., et al., Defendants. _________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 8, 2018 entered in Case No. 18000010CAMXAX of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Cir cuit, in and for Baker County, Florida, wherein Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. is the Plaintiff and Janet Marie Bullock f/k/a Janet B. Hall a/k/a Janet Marie Hall a/k/a Janet Hall f/k/a Janet Marie Bullock-Arnold; Unknown Spouse of Janet Marie Bullock f/k/a Janet B. Hall a/k/a Janet Marie Hall a/k/a Janet Hall f/k/a Janet Marie Bullock-Arnold; Ernie Hall a/k/a Ernie L. Hall, Jr. a/k/a Ernie Leroy Hall; Unknown Spouse of Ernie Hall a/k/a Ernie L. Hall, Jr. a/k/a Ernie Leroy Hall 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 15th day of November, 2018 the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: BLOCK 1, LOTS 33 AND 34, DEERFIELD SUBDIVISION, A SUBDIVISION OF THE WEST 1/2 OF THE WEST 1/2 OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 SECTION 36 AND ALL THAT PART OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 35, LYING EAST OF THE CENTERLINE OF BLACK BOTTOM DRIVE ALL IN TOWNSHIP 3 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST 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 16th day of August, 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 8/23-8/30c MEETING DATE Notice is hereby given that the Baker County Development Commission will meet on the following date: August 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm The meeting will be held at the Commerce Center 20 East Macclenny Avenue Macclenny, Florida 32063 The public is invited to attend. Ronald Mann, Chairman Baker County Development Commission 8/23c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 02-2017-CA-000096 NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC D/B/A MR. COOPER, Plaintiff, vs. JOHNNY A. SIMMONS, SR. A/K/A JOHNNY A. SIMMONS, et al, Defendant(s). __________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 14, 2018, and entered in Case No. 02-2017-CA-000096 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida in which Nationstar Mortgage LLC d/b/a Mr. Cooper, is the Plaintiff and, Car ol Simmons, Johnny A. Simmons, Sr. a/k/a Johnny A. Simmons, Old Nursery Plantation Owners Association, Inc., Unknown Party #1 n/k/a Brittney Haigler, Unknown Party #2 n/k/a Matthew Simmons, are defendants, the Baker County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on ALL SALES WILL BE HELD AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE, 339 E. MACCLENNY AVE., MACCLENNY, FL 32063. THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER MUST PAY AT LEAST 5% OF THE SUCCESSFUL BID BY CASH OR CASHIERS CHECK AT THE TIME OF THE SALE. THE REMAINING BID AMOUNT MUST BE TENDERED BY 4:00PM ON THE DAY OF THE SALE BY CASH OR CASHIERS CHECK ONLY., Baker County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 15th day of November, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 51, OLD NURSERY PLANTATION, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGES 85 AND 85A THROUGH J CURRENT PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 7784 WINDER ROAD, MACCLENNY, FL 32063 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Baker County, Florida this 21st day of August, 2018. Clerk of the Circuit Court Baker County, Florida By: Tina Carrington Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 facsimile eService: 8/23-8/30c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 02-2017-CA-000080 THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF THE CWABS, INC., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-10, Plaintiff, vs. CATHERINE M. COLLINGWOOD A/K/A CATHERINE MARLENE COLLINGWOOD, et al, Defendant(s). _________________________/ NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated August 14, 2018, and entered in Case No. 022017-CA-000080 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, Florida in which The Bank of New York Mellon FKA The Bank of New York, as Trustee for the certicateholders of the CWABS, Inc., ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-10, is the Plaintiff and Catherine M. Collingwood a/k/a Catherine Marlene Collingwood, Daniel Collingwood a/k/a Daniel Jay Collingwood, Unknown Party #1 n/k/a Michael Collingwood, Unknown Party #2 n/k/a Stacey Hodges, are defendants, the Baker County Clerk of the Cir cuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on ALL SALES WILL BE HELD AT THE FRONT DOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE, 339 E. MACCLENNY AVE., MACCLENNY, FL 32063. THE SUCCESSFUL BIDDER MUST PAY AT LEAST 5% OF THE SUCCESSFUL BID BY CASH OR CASHIERS CHECK AT THE TIME OF THE SALE. THE REMAINING BID AMOUNT MUST BE TENDERED BY 4:00PM ON THE DAY OF THE SALE BY CASH OR CASHIERS CHECK ONLY., Baker County, Florida at 11:00AM on the 18th day of October, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: LOT 9, FOREST PARK SUBDIVISION, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 62, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 738 NORTH 5TH STREET, MACCLENNY, FL 32063 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated in Baker County, Florida this 21st day of August, 2018. Clerk of the Circuit Court Baker County, Florida By: Tina Carrington Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 facsimile eService: 8/23-8/30c IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 17000108CAMXAX WILMINGTON SAVINGS FUND SOCIETY, FSB, D/B/A CHRISTIANA TRUST, NOT IN ITS INDIVIDUAL CAPACITY BUT SOLELY IN ITS CAPACITY AS OWNER TRUSTEE OF MATAWIN VENTURES TRUST SERIES 2017-3, Plaintiff, vs. DOUGLAS R. RAULERSON, et al, Defendants. _________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure led August 8, 2018 entered in Civil Case No. 17000108CAMXAX of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for Baker County, MacClenny, Florida, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Baker County Courthouse, 339 East Macclenny Avenue Room 113, MacClenny, FL. 32063 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 15th day of November, 2018 at 11:00 AM on the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: LOT 2, OF AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION MORE COMMONLY KNOWN AS THE PINES AND SAID SUBDIVISION BEING A PORTION OF SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST, BAKER COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID LOT 2 BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE SOUTH LINE OF THE SE 1/4 OF THE NW 1/4 OF SECTION 25, TOWNSHIP 2 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST, WITH THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY OF COUNTY ROAD NO. 125 (FORMERLY STATE ROAD NO. 125), A 100 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY, AND RUN THENCE NORTH 00`30 WEST, ALONG THE SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAY, A DISTANCE OF 430.0 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE ALONG THE SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAY, NORTH 00`30 WEST, A DISTANCE OF 130.00 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 87`27 EAST, NOW DEPARTING FROM THE SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAY, A DISTANCE OF 295.00 FEET TO THE NE CORNER OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY AND A POINT ON THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY OF PINE LOOP ROAD, A 50.00 FOOT COUNTY MAINTAINED RIGHT OF WAY; THENCE RUN SOUTH 00`16 EAST, ALONG THE SAID WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY, A DISTANCE OF 130.00 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 87`05 WEST, NOW DEPARTING FROM SAID WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY, A DISTANCE OF 296.36 FEET TO A POINT ON THE SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAY AND THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must le a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 16th day of August, 2018. Clerk of the Circuit Court As Clerk of the Court By: Tina Carrington Deputy Clerk Mccalla Raymer Leibert Pierce, LLC 110 SE 6th Street Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 (407) 674-1850 8/23-8/30c 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 September 7, 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. 2007 Dodge Durango VIN# 1D8HB48N07F536797 2006 BMW 325i VIN# WBAVB17506NK34137 8/23c PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given: George E Thick III Last known address of: 5598 Blue Hole Rd Macclenny, FL 32063 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 8/23c PUBLIC NOTICE Notice is hereby given: Melanie S Miller Last known address of: 6762 Woodlawn Rd Macclenny, FL 32063 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 8/23c LEGAL NOTICES Threatens wife with a handgun ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS MEETINGS Monday Saturday @ 8 pm8981 S. 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Page 10 T B C P ursday, August 23, 2018JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comVeteran Johnny Crews was in the VA hospital in Lake City last June when one day a veteran from Green Cove Springs came into his room and delivered a care package of toiletries, snacks and the like. I thought wow, thats a great idea, said Mr. Crews, president of the local Vietnam Veterans chapter. He enlisted the help of Laura Jacobs, who belongs to sewing groups at her church and in the commu nity, to make the bags for donations that he and fellow Vietnam Veterans hand out to patients at the VA hospital. Mr. Crews asked for a few bags but ended up with 15 of them, all emblazoned Jacobs church, Christian Fellowship Temple, took care of the rest. I told her I needed bags and blankets and then the church went and donated everything in it, he recalled. The bags contain blankets, hats, snacks, playing cards, socks, gum, mouthwash, lotion, soap, toothbrush and toothpaste and other items. The veterans group has agreed to take care pack ages to patients at the Lake City hospital every Wednesday. The only catch from hospital administration was that Bibles and razors be ex cluded from the bags. You cant pray with them unless they ask you to, Mr. Crews said of patients. week. Michael Carey, the hospitals volunteer services coordinator, works with many groups to make patients feel extra-special. The diddy bags, as he called them, come in all different shapes and sizes and are used as welcome pack ages for patients. We get tremendous support, not just from veteran services organizations but community organizations, too, said Mr. Carey, adding that with help from folks like Mr. Crews, we can keep it going. Ms. Jacobs and her sewing ministry intend to make more, however. Her mother, Arnell Stafford, sews the bags together, Ms. Jacobs said, and she and others in her sewing groups cut the fabric patterns. She can do a couple bags in a day, said Ms. Jacobs. The sewing groups also make blankets bound for hospital intensive care units, nursing homes and hospice centers. Everything is covered in prayer. It makes us feel good, she said. Wed love to get more people involved to help to put out big, big numbers, but for us, its just a blessing to do it. WORKFROMHOME SCHEME Work from home schemes are bogus job oers that have been crafted to appear legit imate. You can typically encounter them in spam emails, on job search websites or on social networking sites. In ac tuality, these opportunities are just bait used by fraudsters to excite you and trick you into providing your ac count details so they can send you a large counterfeit check. Sometimes no account infor mation is provided; a check is mailed to you with further instructions. Youre then asked to transfer that money to a third party, usually located in a foreign country, through a wiring service for a small commission. The criminals may even invite you for an interview or asking you to sign an employment contract. You may think youve scored the job of a lifetime, but the truth is you will never get paid. Not only that, now your personal information has been stolen you run the risk of losing money or being arrested. CARD CRACKING Using a laptop with a card cracking program, also known as card popping, is a ploy criminals use to target people who are in need of cash and trick them into facilitating fraud. It all starts with what seems to be a harmless post on social media that promises fast cash. After lur ing you in with the tempting deal, the con artist then fools you into giving them your nancial account information, debit card number/PIN or online banking login credentials in exchange for a kickback (i.e. a small portion of illicit prots). They may also direct you to contact your nancial institution and advise them you will be traveling, even if youre not. The fraudster uses that information to deposit counterfeit checks into your account and allows you to keep a portion of the money. The fraudster then quickly withdraws all the money from your funds before the nancial institution catches on to the phony check. You are then forced to call the nancial institution and falsely report your information has been compromised without mentioning you gave the criminal your credentials and ask your money to be returned, making you an accessory to the crime. Not only that, you are also now on the hook for stolen funds and may even be sentenced to time in prison. SCAM AVOIDANCE TIPS NO CREDIT CHECK RENT TO OWN 90 DAYSSAME AS CASH1168 W. MACCLENNY AVE. | MACCLENNY259-4054 PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE. 12x20 STEEL BUILDINGS 30x51 GARAGE W.A.C. $205 per mo. 18x21 CARPORT W.A.C. $21 per mo. 42x26 BARN W.A.C. $94 per mo.STEEL BUILDINGS GREENHOUSES GARAGES PORTABLE BUILDINGS 10x16 $60WAC$122RTO 12x16 $66WAC$133RTO $71WAC$144RTO 10x14 $72WAC$146RTO $44WAC$89RTO 12x12 $34WAC$69RTO 10x10 Authorized 12x20 $88WAC$179RTO $54WAC$110RTO 10x20 $50WAC$101RTO 12x14 He-Shed ... She-Shed BAKER COUNTY CLERK OFFICE NOTICE OF ACTIONThe Clerk of Courts provides public notice of the intent to include the following director position in the Florida Retirement Systems Senior Management Service Class eective October 1, 2018, Assistant Clerk of Court. Additional information may be obtained by writing to the Clerk of Court, Attn: Stacie Harvey, 339 E. Macclenny, FL 32063. Photo courtesy of Shirley PadgettDolled up for womans club annual coeeThe GFWC Womans Club of Macclenny held its annual membership coee on Thursday, August 16. The theme this year was Be a Doll of a Member. All guests were invited to bring a favorite doll. The clubhouse was festive with an amazing variety of dolls, good food and warm fellowship. Ribbons were given for the most valuable, southern, loved, creative, colorful, oldest and handsome dolls. The club welcomed new and returning members San Beckum, Cynthia Campbell, Rhonda Davis, Shirley Dugger, Carolyn Hodges, Jessie Milton, Sharon Roberts, Gladys Slayter, Jarah Wilk and Melania Willis. The clubs next meeting will be Thursday, September 20 at 10:30 a.m. at the Fifth Street clubhouse. All ladies are cordially invited. Vietnam vets give care packages to nearby VA facility PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON Johnny Crews at home with items to be donated to VA hospital patients in Lake City. Mr. Crews displays a diddy bag. Womens Center of Jax 24-hour RAPE CRISIS HOTLINE :904.721.7273


ursday, August 23, 2018 T B C P Page 11JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comCounty veterans services director Tony Esterling has the veterans in Baker County. He says with more time he works four days a week and resources, he could reach more veterans and hopefully steer more beneHe said the demands of his current caseload would support a full-time work schedule. County commissioners, however, hav ent pushed for the change during recent budget talks. I like my job. Im able to help people and change peoples lives, said Mr. EsterI am able to help them get ... But you try your best with every client. Not many come back to say thank you, but those that do come back and thank you, its great. Beyond some veterans potentially missing out on benefits theyve earned, namely service-connected disability payments, Mr. Esterling, a seven-year vet other challenges, too. To qualify for disability been honorably discharged and be disabled as a result of their military service. But proving that connection can or missing years after a veteran leaves the service. Sometimes we veterans, like football players, hurt ourselves and we dont say anything because we want to go on a mission and we dont want to let the team down, said Mr. Esterling, a Brooklyn, New York native who sonville before moving to Baker County with his wife and two children. So documentation from when we were in active ser vice is very important. If its not documented, it never happened, he said. One veteran he recalled assisting was in a vehicle accident while in the military that was never reported to police and the veteran nev er saw a doctor. In such cases, Mr. Esterling attempts to substantiate disability claims through witness statements or other military records. Were trying to prove something with no documentation and its hard. Very, very hard, said Mr. Esterling. The only thing you can do is request records and statements from certain people, and trying to find those people to make statements is a nightmare. Some dont even use computers nowadays. When documentation has been lost, Mr. Esterling works with federal agencies to get copies of the records. Its a process that Mr. Esterling says can take a few weeks for veterans who served more recently because their medical records are digital. But for veterans are stored on paper and getting those documents can take as long as six months. Medical records for Vietnam-era veterans, for instance, are stored in archival facilities in other parts of the country. per so they have to go to warehouse it is, and go to the warehouse. They cant handle paper with their regon gloves because its so old, and they make copies and send them to us, said Mr. Esterling. The most important document to have is DD [Department of Defense] form and women upon discharge and shows the details of their service. dont exist. Its almost like Esterling, adding that the originals are kept at the National Archives in St. Louis, MO. It just makes the job harder, he said of when veterans dont possess the documentation needed to prove their disability claims. Thats why when requesting records from the feder al government, rather than seeking out just the DD requesting all the available records from a particular agency. You never know, said Mr. Esterling, who can also work on behalf of deceased veterans spouses and families, who may be eligible for a portion of veterans beneYou have to go through the hurdles of properly identifying and documentlot of times its something a person doesnt think about but its my job to get them through those hurdles, he said. He explained that monthly disability payments are calculated using charts that assign levels of disability to payment amounts. Its based on what they can do. Everything is based on rates and slide rulers and stuff they measure. With your arm, its based on movement. If a normal per son can raise their hands all the way up and you can only raise it up so much, theyll measure and calculate based Esterling. Some veterans may be cent disabled. Tinnitus, or a ringing in the ears from exposure to harmful noise levcent disability, for instance. Thats approximateceive for that. Say another not work, a majority of the time its cancer, diabetes or some bad situation ... Its not something that was the fault of the veteran it was the job, said Mr. Esterling. In addition to disability assists veterans with navi gating the Veterans Healthcare System, which has medical centers in Jacksonville and Lake City. That presents its own set of challenges, he said, because medical professionals are reluctant to discuss the healthcare of particular veterans in light of patient privacy laws. Also, when veterans are treated through the private healthcare system for ser vice-connected disabilities, obtaining those records can also be challenging. To get those medical records, sometimes veterans have to pay for them. ies, sometimes a dollar per copy, said Mr. Esterling. And while suicides among veterans doesnt appear to a major problem in Baker County, the state and national rates are high, which is tragic, he said. Mr. Esterling said veterans need to know that any mental health treatment or counseling they may need is always available at VA facilities The VA is there is help them. They can self-refer to those clinics. You dont even have to be in the VA system. Lets say youve never enrolled but you feel you have mental issues you need help with, you go the VA and say, I need help, and they can not deny you, said Mr. Esterling. For mental health, they cannot deny you. Despite all the assistance that Mr. Esterlings office provides, there are limits. issues, as the county, I cant give them money. I dont have any money to give them. Sometimes veterans come in with family issues. I cant get involved in family issues, he said, referring to marriage or child custody issues. In the future, Mr. Esterling hopes to add a second vices office, someone who can be trained to eventually replace him. He also wants to see more involvement here from vetlarge metro areas surrounding Baker County. Id like to bring more re sources from outside ... We have a large percentage of veterans per capita, but we dont have the same as say Jacksonville or Lake City or Gainesville, so they bypass us. So trying to get those people in here to stop by at least once a year and give a presentation, he said. Part of the problem is that veterans affairs officers in the larger cities are focused more on assisting homeless veterans, which Mr. Esterling says isnt a big issue in Baker County. When we get somebody with housing issues we send to them to Lake City or Jacksonville because they have the large numbers of homeless veterans, he said. Thats where most of the funds and attention is at. The best way to reach Mr. Esterling is at his ofthrough Thursday. Walk-ins are welcome, he said, but appointments are preferred. 334-8285 Broken Spring Replacement New Garage Door Installation & Repair Automatic Garage Opener Installation & RepairOwner: Geoffry MoranMORAN GARAGE DOOR SERVICES We repair and replace all types & brands of garage doors 259-2525 7163 E. Mt. Vernon St. Glen Open Sun-Sat 5:30 am-2:30 pmSunday Special ROAST PORK & DRESSING OR COUNTRY FRIED STEAKplus 2 sidesOther sizes available DAILY SPECIAL8 PC. CHICKEN DINNERS with 2 sides and 4 biscuits or cornbread $ 1599 PHOTO BY JOEL ADDINGTON County veterans services director Tony Esterling in his oce.Esterling seeks more vets, resourcesOce has reached less than half the vets hereJOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comThe third annual Pizza and Politics event organized by the conservative Baker County Womens Political Network drew more dars in downtown Macclenny Monday evening. The event featured a cake auction and straw poll of state GOP primary races, the results of which were presented by candidates representatives, said the networks Lorelie Brannan. The poll was unanimous the primary for the U.S. Senate. Gubernatorial canvotes. Denise Grimsley won the state agriculture commissioner poll with 13 votes followed by Matt Cladwell with six votes and Baxter Troutman and Mike McAllister with one vote. In the race for Florida attorney general, Ashley Moody came out on top with 14 votes compared Macclennys Chuck Bran the Florida House District tor Amy Dugger, her predecessor Gene Harvey, who Property Appraiser Tim Sweat, Macclenny commissioner Danny Norton and ... In addition to networking and informing ourselves on candidates, we presented Heroes Forever A Tribute to Veterans, Past and Present, which is a project we are working toward for this Veterans Day, said Mrs. Brannan. It will be a roadside memorial with a white cross may have a service member recognized living or deceased for seven days prior to and after Veterans Day and Memorial Day. PHOTO COURTESY OF LORELIE BR A NN A N Former tax collector Gene Harvey leads the cake auction.Pizza and politics straw poll First Baptist ChurchOF MACCLENNYIt Feels Like Home372 S. Sixth Street at W. Minnesota Ave.Directions from I-10: Take Exit 335 N. 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Page 12 T B C P ursday, August 23, 2018 Heres some random thoughts. I watched the Jaguars take on the Vikings this past weekend and was thrilled to see running Minnesota. The former Wildcat receiver was a star for the Cincinnati Bearcats in college. on the Vikings. They have a few talented runners, including FSUs Dalvin Cook, ahead of Boone on the depth chart, but if he can continue to impress and pass protect in third down situations, he will assure himself of a spot somewhere, even if it isnt with Minnesota. It was great to see a former Wildcat take that leap to the pros. Boone was primarily a receiver for the Wildcats but with his size and speed the Bearcats converted him to a successful running back. My wife tried to recall who the last former Wildcat was to run in the NFL. I cant say for sure, but we probably think that wed have to reach all Its amazing when you think about all the players and great running backs that have come through the Wildcat program. Only a small number move on to college and even a tinier number are good enough to make it to the professional ranks. I suppose of all the professional sports, football has the smallest number of athletes. Baseball and ketball and even soccer have smaller leagues, but once you get out of college there really isnt anywhere else to go at the moment for football, unless its the Arena league. Theres talk of summer leagues in the near future and that could open the gates a little for deserving athletes. When you consider all that it makes Boones accomplishment even greater. Way to go Mike. The world is a noisy place. I was lecturing in my speech class and we talked about white noise that exists all around us on a daily basis. Even in places that we consider If youre alone in the woods at night, it is a very noisy place. Bugs and animals are not quiet and tend to come out at night. We did an experiment being very quiet and listening to the white noise around us. We heard the fan on the video projector, the creaking of a cent lights. Its all around us. Try it sometime. Close your eyes and mute the TV and just listen to the random sounds around you. Make a list in your head of everything you Some people are so used to white noise that my daughter use recordings of white noise to help them sleep. For a while, after we had come back from a trip to the beach, my wife liked to sleep with a CD playing the sound of the ocean. I love to sleep to the sound of rain on our metal roof. Heres a weird thing. Years ago, when sound to the ear. Finally, someone decided that the sound-proof recording booth was too quiet and they added a control track of a very low hiss and recorded the musician again. All of a sudden, it sounded better. The human ear was used the sound of outside world. So, even today, recording engineers use a control track when making professional recordings. Speaking of recordings, have you ever heard your recorded voice? Sounds weird, doesnt it? Heres the bad news. That is what you actually sound like. The voice we hear every day when we speak is not the voice the rest of the world hears. They hear that recorded voice. That is what our voice sounds like coming out of our mouth. The voice we hear is the sound waves that are banging around in our sinus cavity. Knowing what my voice sounds like on recording makes that a pretty depressing thought. Way to ruin peoples day, Gerard. Ive advised readers in the past to place little if any credence in political advertising. These ads are designed to deceive, either innocently by accentuating candidates strengths and ignoring or deemphasiz ing any weaknesses or intentionally by attacking candidates with false or misleading information. A perfect example of the latter landed in mailboxes here last Saturday when State hopeful Chuck Brannan of Macclenny was targeted. That mailer attempted to paint him as a liberal with similar views to Hillary Clinton and Barack Obama. In fact, there were four different mailers distributed in recent weeks playing on the same theme and they ranged from extremely misleading to completely false. But voters are often so far removed from candidates, particularly those running es, they essentially have two options when it comes to evaluating candidates to exercise one of the most important rights we have as Americans. They can either put in the time to read up on candidates hopefully from legitimate news sources inor they can rely on political advertising largely found on television and in mailboxes. Candidates do of course advertise in this newspaper and we endeavor to report on where they stand on var ious issues, but voters may not read the paper regularly. Any regular readers of The Press should know that Mr. Brannan is a leader of the attended President Trumps inauguration, which we featured on the front page. Its unfortunate that attack ads, often with only a speck of the truth wrapped in a mountain of bull, seem tive at push ing voters one way or another. But its just an unfortunate that make it all too easy to hide the source of dishonest attack ads, which are a fact of life in a nation where politi cal speech is protected, even when its false. Our political leaders can and need to do better. Attack mailers like those that arrived here were paid for by a political committee known as Truth in Politics, an oxymoron of a phrase if Ive ever heard one. The only public information about the committee is its address, phone number, email address and the names of its manager and treasurer. The committee must also disclose all the contributions it takes in and the expenditures it makes, but violating those disclo sure laws carries a largely meaningless civil penalty of compared to the hundreds of thousands of dollars some committees raise in an election cycle. The people running these committees are typically political consultants, lobbyists or professional campaign fundraisers who work to disguise where the money comes from so voters cannot consider the source of political advertising along with its message. For example, casino owners may fund an attack ad against a candidate who opposes expanded gambling while the ad itself de cries the candidate for being anti-business even if he or she is a small business owner in hopes of steer ing voters toward the candidates opponent, who may be more friendly to casinos. The problem is that unlimited amounts of money can be raised and transferred by and between polit ical committees connected to any number of industries or interest groups to oppose or support any candidate or issue. However, those transactions, as convoluted and byzantine as they may be, are traceable. The real problem is that the money funding committees often originates from political limited amounts of dark money without disclosing their donors. In the case of the Bran nan attack mailer from Saturday, the address and committee name on the mailer was that of a closed committee that no longer exists. Meanwhile, the new committee with the same Truth in Politics name but a different address reported exactly zero dollars in expen ditures and contributions to the state through August week or two late since it was created last month. And as Mr. Brannan suggested this week, a vendor could send out the mailers and simply not bill the committee until after the election when the show up on state campaign voters in the primary. It will be interesting to the primary and the general, however. Well do our best to clear away the mud and shine a light on where the moneys coming from and going. BAKER SOCIALIZING On Point In PrintJoel Addington MY SIDE OF THE MATTERROBERT GERARD Reform needed to combat bogus political adsBoone, athletes have tough road to the pros Press Ad Deadline: Monday 5:00 PM


ursday, August 23, 2018 T B C P Page 13JOEL ADDINGTONMANAGING EDITOR reporter@bakercountypress.comFive years ago Dale Williams wife Cathy was on an oxygen tank after an injury. a vendor in Orange Park and about 45 minutes later he watched as the delivery driver passed his home without stopping despite having the address. could be dead, said Mr. Williams the morning of August 18 in Margaretta where nel were distributing large the community at the county park there. People could call for an emergency but they cant get to them because they dont know how, he said. Numbers might be on the house but its not in the front on the road. So my mission was to make the community was responsible for the 9-1-1 numbers. That call for help five years ago led to Saturdays event organized by the communitys Firewise group, which included Mr. Williams, his wife and retired school teacher Cathy Wilard Williams and others. They were joined by county Firewise coordina tor Tanya Anderson, several volunteers from county 9-1-1 address signs on site, state forestry officials and public. All enjoyed a barbecue lunch, lemonade and fellowship. cant help you, said Ms. Anderson, who explained that gle to locate those in need because addresses are not clearly visible. She said they often have to rely on other in the area of addresses to get in the vicinity of 9-1-1 callers or rely on landmarks to guide them to the right addresses. Its horrible. We have a cardiac [call] and were right there and we dont know were right there, she said. Its horrible. You got to get to these people and you bodys out in the middle of the road saying, hey, its this way, which is very rare because it seems like when something happens its almorning when everybodys sleeping. It happens all the time, said Ms. Anderson. Thats why Im tickled pink that the Margaretta Firewise community has really stepped up to the plate. Firewise events usually wildfire hazards brush and vegetation near homes and educate residents about wildfire safety. But because the community has been so active in those areas, Ms. Anderson said, the address sign distribution event was held. Its a really big deal ... It not only helps us, it will help police officers, rescue ..., she said. For anyone who needed it, the volunteers also installed the signs at residents properties. This is Mr. Dales baby. He went down there and worked hard to get everyone in this community a physical 9-1-1 address ... , said Ms. Anderson. ... The one thing he wanted to see accomplished in this community happening today. Mr. Williams started the identifying residences in Margaretta that were not in tem by comparing the list of addresses used by dispatchers and those on the ground. That review turned up were either not in the 9-1-1 system or not accurate. We found out a lot of people over here didnt have mailboxes. They were getting their mail from the post liams. He said many residents were unaware that emergency responders could potentially lose valuable life-saving time searching for unmarked addresses. They didnt know so we started explaining, Hey, this is very important for you all, and they started jumping on the bandwagon, recalled Mr. Williams, 66, a pastor in Gainesville and lifelong Margaretta resident. Its just one of sever al things Ive seen in Mar garetta where people want change. We seem to be the last out of the Baker County community, and people look in and say people dont care. Everybody might not, but there are some who do care about how Margaretta needs to go forward, he said, referring to a monthly meeting of concerned residents. I appreciate those who are reaching out to us. Sometimes people say its a lost cause but its not when there are lives and people striving. Ms. Anderson added that the address signs project was something they Mar garetta Firewise group included in its Community (CWPP), which helped the group gain national recognition as a Firewise community. Last year the group installed smoke detectors in homes in the area with help ers. The county has an overall CWPP and each of our individual Firewise Communities have their own because ent needs and actions to be set in place to achieve that one common goal in saving lives and property from wildfire, said Ms. Ander son. Anderson Quality ROOFING Metal Reroofs & Roof Repairs Shingle Reroofs & RepairsYour hometown contractor! LLCFREE ESTMATESLIC.#CCC1330274LICENSED & INSUREDLIC.#CBC12595582593300IN GOD WE TRUST. 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Margaretta Firewise group members (front from left) Cathy Williams, Richard Williams, county Firewise coordinator Tanya Anderson, Deborah White and Dales Williams. (Back from left) Florida Forestrys Phillip Chessman and Doc Bloodworth. County re and EMS volunteers make address signs for residents in Margaretta. Sixty-one were distributed last Saturday.Purchase these photos at Photos by Joel AddingtonKelsey Anderson, county re volunteer, adds numbers to an address sign at last Saturdays event at the county park in Margaretta.Free address signs distributed


Page 14 T B C P ursday, August 23, 2018 523 North Boulevard W. | a few blocks north of Hwy. 90 in 259-4529 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: 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 MACCLENNY CHURCH OF CHRIST573 S. 5th St. 259-6059SUNDAY SERVICES Bible Study 9:45 am Fellowship 10:30 am Worship Services 11:00 amMinister Sam Kitching'A friendly church!' August 22-24at 6:30 pmSpeaker Rev. Allen CrewsSunday, August 26at 11 am Gospel Sing with The Ferguson FamilyPastor Bobby Grin The Lords Church in Taylor Harold Crews, 61, dies August 21Harold Crews, 61, of Glen St. Mary ing after an extended illness. He was born in Macclenny, the son of Andrew Jackson Sr. and Mabel Irene (Culpepper) Crews. Harold enjoyed being to cook on the grill, liked watching Earnhardt Sr. He was a great auto mechanic and spent most of his life working on cars. Mr. Crews was preceded in death by his parents and his brothers Alton Crews and Andrew Jackson Crews Jr. Survivors include his brothers Bobby G. Crews (Betty Jean) and Woody Crews and Delois Tommy Crews, both of St. George, GA and the family Leo Taylor and multiple nieces and nephews. amily Fellowship riday Night at Cedar Creek ChurchAugust 24 Dinner 6 pm, Service 7 pm GUEST SPEAKER: SHAWN WORTEN, PASTOR OF FBC OF STARKE Located on CR 124 north of Sanderson Harold CrewsGraveside service for Baby BurnsedBaby Boy Oakley Nathaniel Charles Burnsed and Barbara Croft, Oakley blessed the lives of his family during his time on earth and will be dearly missed. Oakley is survived by his loving pardon Burnsed and Kyler Burnsed, all of da Burnsed of Sanderson and Bennae ily members. He was preceded in death by his grandfathers Melvin Burnsed and David Olsharsky. p.m. at Moniac Cemetery, Moniac, GA. The family will receive friends at 11 a.m. on Friday in the chapel of Forbes morial gift to the family of Baby Boy Oakley Nathaniel Burnsed please visit our Sympathy Store. The family has established a Go Fund Me account: https://www.facebook. Rebecca Glover, 88, of Macclennyat her home with her loving family by in Smithland, Kentucky to the late Elvis Theodore Stokes and Alma Misand was a member of First Christian Church of Macclenny. She was very active in her church and also enjoyed doing crossword puzzles and cooking. She was known to be a great cook. Most with all her family, which considered her the best of mothers and helped to make them all strong. Mrs. Glover is survived by her daughters Debbie (Peter) Charles (Doris) Stokes of TN, Freddie (Joyce) Stokes of great-grandchildren and three great, great-grandchildren. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.Lee Hodges, 58, dies on August 15Charlie Lee Hodges, 58, of MacHe was born October 5, 1959 in Macclenny to Bobby Lee Hodges and Carolyn Thrift Plymel. Lee was a lifelong resident of Baker County and a welder with the Florida Department of Trans portation for many years before retirand Florida Gator football fan. Lee was a private man with a big heart who expressed his love through his actions. He was always willing to help anyone. His favorite pastime was spending time with his children, grandchildren and best friend Barry Brown. He was predeceased by his mother of his children Kim Hodges Dodd of Jackson ny Hodges of Macclenny, Frankie (Becky) Hodges of Sanderson, Brad (Alicia) Hodges of Glen St Mary, Jesse (Wendy) Hodges of Waycross, GA, Steve (Elaine) Hodges of Sanderson, Edward Hodges Jr. of Macclenny, Lynn (Doug Danielle, Aydan, Colton, Hunter Wilcutts, and Brayleigh A celebration of Lees life was held on Tuesday, August terment followed at Macedonia Cemetery. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services of Macclenny was in charge of arrangements.Funeral Friday for Tommy Mattox of Sanderson passed away August 18, in Jacksonville. He was born March Mattox and Emma Greene Mattox. Tommy was a life long resident of Bak er County and served his country in the United States Marine Corps. He retired as a gunnery sergeant in 1986 afmy was an animal lover and enjoyed Most of all, Tommy loved his friends and family and enjoyed spending time with them. and great-grandson Joshua Allen Gainey. He is survived by ters Tammy Crews of Sanderson and Angela Gainey of James (Millet) Mattox of Lake City, Earl (Faye) Mattox of A celebration of Tommys life will be held on Friday, Aumilitary honors will follow at Cedar Creek Cemetery. The 6-8 p.m. at the funeral home.Baby Sha-Ann Cori-Jo McLoonBaby Girl Sha-Ann Cori-Jo McLoon, of Macclenny, Florborn at Baptist Medical Center in Jacksonville. Her loving parents, Larry and Mandy, and all her family will miss her always and forever. Sha-Ann was preceded in death by her Sha-Ann is survived by her loving parents Larry Daniel McLoon of Middleburg and Mandy Sue Tedder of Macaunts and uncles. V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Service of Macclenny is in charge of arrangements.Archie Richardson dies August 14 ny passed away on Tuesday, August 14, late Louis and Lovella Bramlett. Ms. and was a long time member of the former Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church of Macclenny. She enjoyed cooking, gardening and crocheting, and she met no ed in death by her parents and siblings Leroy, Milton Lee, Andrew Lee Bram lett, and sister Bobbie Gowdy, all of Lauderdale, MS. She is survived by her children Patricia (Walter) Har mon, Warren and Damon Lee, all of Macclenny, Virgil (Christine) Lee and Kelvin (Monica) Lee of Jacksonville. Home of Lake City in charge of arrangements. Oakley Burnsed Charlie Hodges Archie Richardson Rebecca Glover Tommy Mattox Sr. You use parenting instincts every day. Trust the one that says hes not learning the way he should. Obituaries and a photo are printed for free. Press Ad Deadline: Monday 5:00 PM


ursday, August 23, 2018 T B C P Page 15FAMILY FEATURES While caring for an older family memer it be a spouse, parent rewarding experience, it can also be a difficult and overwhelming task. This is especially true if your loved one lives with Alzheimers disease or other dementia-related illnesses. Whether its out of love or obligation, caring for a chronically ill or disabled family member (and poten legal interests) can come at the expense of the caregivers quality of life. In addition to maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle outside of caregiving responsibilities, it is important for those car ing for a loved one to learn ways to avoid health haz ards and stay well-informed of any changes in their loved ones condition. Add work and children to care for to the equation and its a formula that can lead to stress, exhaustion and even poten tial health issues. The additional duties often required to provide care for a loved one can lead to physical or emotional fatigue, often referred to as caregiver burnout. If youre caring for an older adult, the Alzheimers Foundation of America recommends these tips to help manage stress before caregiving leads to burnout. Know the signs of burnout. By the time many caregivers suspect signs of burnout, theyre likely already suffering symptoms related to their respon sibilities. Being aware of some of the warning signs can help caregivers properly manage stress and protect themselves. Warning signs include: Overwhelming fatigue or lack of energy Experiencing sleep issues ieating habits or weight Losing interest iactivities you once enjoyed Neglecting personal physical and emotional needs Becoming unusually impatient, irritable or argumentative Having anxiety about the future or a feeling of hopelessness aches, stomachaches or other physical ailments Experiencing depressioor mood swings ing with everyday tasks Lower resistance to illnesses Educate yourself about the disease. Its likely the loved one you care for has several health problems, takes multiple medications and sees multiple health care providers to manage his or in learning more about Alzheimers disease and other dementia-related illnesses, visit or nia.nih. gov/alzheimers for information. Support groups, educational workshops, community resources and professionals can also help increase your understanding of the disease and what to expect so you can be a better-informed and prepared caregiver. Be prepared for important decisions. Take care of financial, legal and long-term care planning issues early on to help reduce stress later. Try to involve the individual in decision-making if he or she is capable, and consider personal wishes regarding future care and end-of-life issues. Build your care skills. Key skills for any caregiver include communication, understanding safety considerations and behaviors, and managing activities of daily living such as bathing, toileting and dressing. Some organizations and local hospitals may even offer classes spe ease that can aid you in the process. Develop empathy. Try to understand what it is like to be a person living with Alzheimers or dementia. Put sons shoes while also recognizing your own losses. Manage your expectations of your loved one and remain patient. Ask for help when you need it. ical and mental health professionals as well as family and friends. They can assist you when things get tough. In addition, there are typically programs, agencies and organizations in your community that can help manage the challenges of caring for older parents, grandpar ents, spouses and other older adults. Advocate for and connect with your loved one. Take an active role in the individuals medical care. Get to know the care team, ask questions, express concerns and discuss treatment options. Also remember to connect on a personal level through kindness, humor and creativity, which are essential parts of caregiving and can help reduce stress. Think positive. Focus on the capabilities and strengths that are still intact and enjoy your relationship with your loved one while you are still together. Look for ways to include him or her in your daily routines and gatherings to make as many memories as possible. Find more caregiver resources and tips at alzfdn. org. 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 380 N. Lowder Street | Macclenny259-2806 When your family experiences a time of need, let our family help guide and support you in making informed decisions.Shannon and James Curry have over 32 years of experience and are both licensed funeral directors and embalmers.rfrnt ATTENTION: ALL REGISTERED VOTERSAvoid the Election Day rush to the polls & vote at your convenienceAugust 16-25Daily 8:30 am 6:30 pmincluding Saturday, Aug. 18, Sunday, Aug. 19 & Saturday, Aug. 25at the Supervisor of Elections office32 N. 5th Street, Suite A, MacclennyPRECINCT/DISTRICT CHANGES Your voting precinct may or may not have changed. The county district lines have been re-drawn due to redistricting. Please be advised that Florida law provides that no person shall be permitted to vote in any election precinct or district other than the one in which the person has his or her legal residence and in which the person is registered. If you do early voting or absentee this will not affect you. If you are not sure about if your precinct has changed, contact our office. Check to see if your district has changed online here:PRIMARY ELECTIONEARLY VOTINGFor information call 259-6339 or visit www.bakerelections.comNita D. Crawford, Supervisor of Elections Elmore Roberson, 52, of Macclenny born on July 18, 1966 in Macclenny and was a lifelong resident. He is survived by his wife Wanda many nieces and nephews, mother-inment will be at Quitman Cemetery in Sanderson. Combs Funeral Home of Lake City is in charge of arrangements.Escoe Starling, 83, avid woodsman Escoe Starling, 83, of Macclenny to Manning and Addie Davis Starling, and was a lifelong resident of Baker County. He worked in the logging industry and on heavy equipment. Mr. Starling was an avid woodsman and a large family and family was very important to him. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend who will be truly missed. Mr. Starling was preceded in death by his parents and multiple brothers and sisters. (Wayne) Wilkerson of Macclenny, Erica Starling of High(Barry) Sweetman of Jacksonville and Pearl Wattles of Idanieces, nephews and cousins. A funeral service to honor the life of Mr. Starling was ry Funeral Home in Macclenny with Brother Albert Starterment was at Oak Grove Cemetery in Macclenny. Elmore Roberson Escoe StarlingVery gratefulThe family of Fay Clauits deepest thanks to the many friends and loved ones who displayed such love and sympathy during the recent illness and death of our mother. The prayers, telephone calls, so much to her throughout her illness, and the lowing her death leave our family sincerely humbled. Special thanks is extend ed to Dr. Edsel Bone and the brothers and sisters of the First Baptist Church of Macclenny. Thank you for your prayers, support and pared for our family was delicious and appreciated. We are eternally grateful.Thank youThe family of Adrian Williams says thank you for the outpouring sup port by the community, friends and family given us during one of the darkest times in our lives. Losing a child is the most painful experience imaginable. Your prayers, encouragement, calls and visits to name a few of many acts of kindness, helped in ways that words cant explain. Thanks to and Faith Bible Church. We love each of you and pray that God will forever bless each of you. We ask that you continue to pray with us.Monthly giveawayThe Sanderson Chrishost its monthly giveaway of clothing, shoes, toys, household items and furniture on Saturday, August The church is on Sapp Tips for Managing Caregiver StressStress can affect anyone and caregivers may find themselves faced with additional stressors. To help manage stress and avoid care giver burnout, keep these tips from the Alzheimers Foundation of America in mind: Maintain a positive attitude. Be exible and accept the circumstances. Be honest and open about your feelings. Take it one day at a time. Get a good nights sleep. Incorporate stress management techniques, such as meditation or deep breathing, as well as exercise into your daily routine. Drink plenty of water and eat a healthful diet full of fruits and vegetables.Prevent caregiver burnout Womens Center of Jax24HOUR RAPE CRISIS HOTLINE :904.721.7273


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The Baker County Press Truck Driver: The Baker County Board of Commissioners is accepting applications for the position of Truck Driver. This is a full-time position @ 40 hours per week; four 10-hour days, Monday-Thursday. Salary for this position is $21,320 annually/$10.25 per hour. Benets include Florida Retirement, paid vacation/sick leave and paid holidays. Graduation from an accredited high school or possession of an acceptable equivalency diploma required. Valid Class B CDL drivers license is required and a clean driving record acceptable to the county insurance provider. Must be able to carry out written and oral instructions. Former roll-off truck experience a plus. Applications and complete job description is available at the Human Resources Ofce located at 55 North Third Street, Macclenny, Flor ida, 32063 or online at Deadline for submitting applications is Thursday, September 6, 2018 at 4:00pm. Baker County is a drug free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All applicants are considered for all positions without regard to age, race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital or Veteran status, medical condition or disability, or any other legally protected reason. 8/238/30c P. Marin Harvesting, Inc. is seeking 14 people to temporarily har vest apples in Hendersonville, NC 09/16/2018 to 10/31/2018. Piece rates may be offered depending on crop activity, but $11.46 an guaranteed. of contract guar anteed. Work tools, supplies, and equipment will be provided at no cost to the worker. Free housing, for those that cannot reasonably return to their permanent residence at the end of each working day. Transportation and subsistence expenses to the worksite will be provided or paid by the employer upon completion of 50% of the work contract. All applicants will have to complete an interview before employment is granted. For more information, contact your nearest state workforce agency or Primitivo Marin @ (863) 368-1671 and mention job number 10906489. 8/23-8/30p Aviation Grads work with JetBlue, United, Delta and others. Start here with hands on training for FAA cer tication. Financial aid if qualied. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 888-242-2649. 8/23p Great South Timber & Lumber, LLC, a lumber manufacturing company in Lake City has an opening for an Electrician/PLC/IT Technician, experience required, salary based upon experience. Please call 386-752-3774 for appointment. 8/9-8/23p Lawn maintenance positions with established service, experience preferred, but willing to train, year-round work. Also looking for experienced foreman with good driving record. Must have reliable transportation. 904-444-3444. 8/2-8/30p 29 year established contracting rm with full benets is now accepting applications for qualied applicants. 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High School diploma (or GED) and valid Florida Driver License will be required. Starting salary $10.00 per hour. 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, or can be obtained from our website,, under Forms. Deadline for submitting applications will be Friday, August 31, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. For further information, call 386-4311000. New River Solid Waste is a drug-free workplace; drug testing will be required. NRSWA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. 8/16-8/23c Macclenny Nursing & Rehab is seeking RNs & LPNs full/part time. Day and Night shifts available. CNAs full/part time. Shifts available for 3-11 and 11-7. New wage scale! Must pass a criminal background check! Apply in person at 755 South 5th Street, Macclenny or call 904-259-4873 or email Masdc@ EE/AA/Employer/M/F/V/D. 11/16tfc HELP WANTED-Accepting applications for electrician and AC duct installer. 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ursday, August 23, 2018 T B C P Page 17JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR sports@bakercountypress.comDuring Georgia Southof former head coach Tyson Summers after six games, then-freshman enjoy playing foot ball. At the moment I really hated football, the former BCHS Wildcat star said earlier this week. It was just a hard feeling. No one likes to lose. But that changed after current head coach Chad Lunsford took over as interim coach in late October of last year. He led the Eagles half the season, and Georgia three games. more as the season progressed, and he totaled three tackles and two tackles for loss. He recorded one tackle for loss in Georgia SouthSouth Alabama. Following the strong end to the season, coach Lunsford was awarded the head coaching position in November. I didnt come here for a coach. I came here for the program, the history of the program, the tradition of pro... I love this program. Its a good program. Its an energetic program and has a winning tradition. Now, following the hardships of his freshman season, ing role on Georgia Southerns defensive line. He made his claim to the position on August 11 in the programs and-score touchdown, and recorded a sack and several solo tackles in the scrim mage. Its just hard work paySt. Mary. The early morning running, the cleans, the benching, the squatting is Its a good feeling to compete for Georgia Southern foot ball. Being a starter is just one of his goals for his sophomore campaign, which September 1 against visiting South Carolina State. the program return to the success it enjoyed for the better part of three decades. Georgia Southern cap onship Subdivision National Championships between seven additional times folThe Eagles then jumped to the Football Bowl Subdiatop the Sun Belt Conference Southern won its only bowl appearance to date the following year, blowing out I have big expectations. said. Secondly were trying to win the Sun Belt championship and make a bowl game. The Sun Belt will compete each division the East and West will play in the Sun Belt Championship Game on December 1. Georgia Southern is joined by two-time defending conference champion Appalachian State, Coastal Carolina, Georgia State and Troy in the East Division. The West Division is made up of Arkansas State, Louisiana, Louisiana-Monroe, South Alabama and Texas State. Two of Georgia Southerns biggest division rivals will feature some of Griffins former Baker County teammates on their rosters. Offensive lineman Cooper Hodges and running back Seth Paige are both entering their freshman seasons for Appalachian State and Georgia State, respectively. Another current Wildcat, Burnsed, has committed to Troy, further adding to Bak er Countys presence in the conference. forward to playing his high school teammates. Its going to be crazy. We always grew up playing to majoring in business man agement and was named to the universitys Deans List in the spring. ... 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The B-Cats open the six-game regAsbury. Thats the players goals, too. A perfect record would result in ed conference championship team en route to the Florida Crown Conference title. east Florida Athletic Conference features Bak er County in the North Division along with Lakeside, Orange Park and Oakleaf. The South Division is comprised of Bradford, Lake Asbury, Wilkinson and Green Cove. The three games against the division opponents September 4 against Lakeside, Sepagainst Oakleaf along with the road game at Bradford on September 11 will determine the tournament seeding. The top team in each division is the opposite division to open the tournament on October 9. The No. 3 seed plays the other divisions No. 4 seed as well. The North Division team is set to host all four games. The championship game is scheduled between the winners of is set for October 16 at a South Diviare also scheduled for that date all of which will be hosted by South Division teams. After two seasons away from conference competition, defensive coordinator Gary Pelham is excited for the chance to play for a championship. Its going to be a challenge be ing in a conference. Im really looking forward to being in the conference, coach Pelham said. Like I said its going to be a challenge, but its going to be fun to play in a conpionship. The B-Cats will rely on an alstring on both sides of the ball. Walker Avera is the only returning offensive starter from last years 6-1 squad, and he is transitioning from offensive line to running said. riety of skill sets among its expected ball carriers. In addition to Avera, who will serve as a power back, Baker Coun ty also has speed and athleticism from Jaylin Maiden, Cam Smith and sixth-grader Kenais Wil dinator said. When you look at last years ofthe same, but we got a little bit more skill players than last year. Itll be said. ... If they can do their thing theyre going put a lot of points on the board. But they got to play and play as a team and block for each other. been coming together as the season approaches. The linemen have been helped by coach Dalton Thomas after a handful of former BCHS Wildduring the spring to assist the unit. Im very happy where we are was kind of like Woo, man, here we go again. But theyre picking it up now. Many players on the young defense received playing time last year as the season progressed, the coaches said. Middle linebacker Av ery Spurlock was among those players, and has been a leader through fall practice, coach Pelham said. Coach Kris Brady, the teams de fensive line and linebackers coach, said the programs gap penetrating and fast defense has helped the B-Cats be successful the past two season. If the current players jell ent, he said. I feel like our defense is always strong because its a good scheme tion and get them where they need to be, coach Brady explained. I feel good about where were at and where we need to be. You never know where youre at until the lights come on. ... I think we always feel pretty strong about what we can do defensively. 2018 BCMS Bobcat Football ScheduleAugust 28 5 pm at Lake Asbury September 4 6 pm vs. Lakeside September 11 6 pm at Bradford September 18 6 pm vs. Green Cove September 25 6 pm at Orange Park October 2 6 pm vs. Oakleaf October 9 Conference Seminal (H) October 16 Conference Finals (A) Quan GrinB-Cats: High hopes for rst year in conferenceSophomore Grin eyes a starting role, Sun Belt title PHOTO COURTESY OF GEORGI A SOUTHERN ATHLETICS Quan Grin tackles the ball carrier in Georgia Southerns 52-0 shutout win over South Alabama.


ursday, August 23, 2018 T B C P Page 18JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR sports@bakercountypress.comThe BCHS Lady Wildcat volleyball team dropped its opening match of the year on Oakleafs Jalana Hopes block gave the Lady Knights the lead for good in the deci sive Game 5. Kills by Madison twice cut Oakleafs advantage but Ashlyn Edens ace ended the match following two long returns from Baker County. Barton led the team with aces. Blakely Mallory added eight kills and she and Dixnewcomer Kayla Welch had seven digs. Baker County struggled putting Oakleaf away in the match, both in individual sets and overall. The Lady Knights which included three aces, vantage. Bartons block helped the Lady Cats rebuild a threepoint lead, and the team was on the brink of escaping the ended the set on a four-point run, stealing the set with Bryanna Parretts ace. The Lady Cats battled back to win the second and third third-set defeat after falling kill and Bartons ace put Baker County one set away from winning its opening match. But the team fell flat in Game 4 following the backand-fourth third set, and never led again after going up Before the varsity con test, the JV Lady Cats opened County cruised after building pulled away in the second half of the second set after the two Shelby Grimes, who led the team with five blocks, helped the JV Lady Cats take the second-set lead with a lifted the squad from a oneadvantage. Abby Price led the team and Kennady Godwin both had three aces and Taylor The Lady Cats return to they host Yulee. Lady Cats split preseason matches The Lady Cats went 1-1 on August 14 in their preseason games at Trinity Christian Academy, topping the hostfalling to the defending Class 3A champion Christs Church Academy by the same out come. but we saw a lot of great things from the kids, coach performance out our very ent seen in a long time from this team. said she was impressed with the teams defensive play. She said the Lady Cats had more than a dozen blocks in one of the matches, and added the teams blocking stood out tremendously. Makayla Clevenger and Madison Barton held down the middle with blocking, coach Holton said. ... My Cassidi Beaver) were even getting up on the net and blocking balls. In the past my setters do not block. My setters were blocking balls by themselves, and so that right there I was impressed. Lady Cats showed after falling behind early against the defending state champions. After Christs Church deciCounty responded to win the second set. The ladies then battled back from a third-set deficit and briefly took the lead, coach Holton said, before Christs Church pulled out the hard-fought match. not going to fall against big teams, coach Holton said. Were definitely there to compete, were going to compete no matter who you are. For that I was proud of the kids. The Lady Cats slowed down against Trinity after the tough opening match, coach Holton said, but they still pulled out the victory. After the Christs Church Academy game the kids gave it their all during that game so when we got to Trinity you could just see them fatiguing, coach Holton explained. They were tired. We definitely didnt play the way we should have against Trinity but we came out with the win. Still, despite the strong de fensive outing, the coaching and serving must improve. The program has introduced a new serving technique this year in spot serving, in which players aim their serves to take advantage of defensive weaknesses. Serving was one of Baker the head coach said, and the players must continue improving the spot serves to regain their success from last year. right now, but Im sure by the next game we should be stepping it up a little bit more, coach Holton said. ... Last year our serving won us a lot of volleyball games, so if we can continue that and pick out the weakest spot on the court were going to be dangerous. JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR sports@bakercountypress.comTwo years ago, the BCHS Wildcats made a statement in Augustine Yellow Jackets, setting the tone of success early for Since then, Baker County has won two straight District ner-up. But that game also marked the last regular-season loss for the Yellow Jackets, which came in head coach Brian Bradalso won consecutive district titles raising the programs son. ferent. I think a win this week ... if we beat them two out of three years, that would be something that would be pretty special, Week 1 meeting between the teams. That doesnt happen often. But both teams have undergone roster overhauls since their last meeting a year ago. The Yellow Jackets started their perfect regular season last year with a 31-14 home win over the Cats, which was Baker Countys only loss until the state championship game. last years program, according to an article by The Florida Times-Unions Clayton Freeman, while the Cats return only yards and 34 touchdowns, and torched Baker County for 335 yards and four TDs last year. top two runners, Dexter Brown and Frequan Sparrow, who They still want to throw it. The last two years theyve been really good. They want to throw the football. They use throwexplained. ... They still throw the ball well. They want to get the ball out to their play-makers, so itll be fun. But the defense is much more experienced and is expected to lead the team. He will be joined by defensive tackles Darius Stanley (eight (19 tackles) along the strong defensive line. Jaden McDowell, who tied for the team lead with four interceptions last season. you want to be a good football team you better be good on the rison, Ace Crews and Tyler Burnsed the Cats wont change skill players. ... were not going to vary away from what we do. Were going to be the Wildcats. Thats all we know how to be. BCHS VS. ST. AUGUSTINEAugust 24 M 7 Memorial StadiumMacclennyTwo powerhouse programs collide in Week 1 contest Purchase these photos at Photos by Jud JohnsonMadison Barton spikes the ball between Oakleaf blockers in Baker Countys season debut.Cassidi BeaverLadies lose hard-fought openerBlakely Mallory tips the ball over the net.FAIR HOUSING / EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITYIt is illegal to discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics or familial status when renting, selling or nancing a home or property. You Have Rights!! 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ursday, August 23, 2018 T B C P Page 19JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR sports@bakercountypress.comA cramp was about the only thing that slowed down The senior running back Baldwin, and led the BCHS win over the Indians in the annual preseason game. Bakground in the game as the mark rushing attack with an array of new skill players. helped the Cats build an ear included a second-quarter safety. The Cats stretched time following a quarterback sneak by Alex Bowen and Chris Smiths pick-six. Green was happy to be time since last seasons Class 5A championship game. I was really excited to come out here and play football with the guys. I actually didnt have a chance to play with them in the spring because of an injury, said Green, who converted to running back after playing quarone mindset tonight: Come out here and dominate, do my responsibilities, lead the team, do what I do. Baker Countys revamped defense mostly held Baldwins talented passing game in check. Quarterback Gavin yards, the majority of which came on a 93-yard touchCoffey caught a slant and broke the catch-and-run to the end zone, which cut the The Cats also twice in tercepted Screws, which accounted for half of the defenses four takeaways in the game. Smith returned one second-quarter interception down, and Maurice Moore second interception. ers credited the secondarys communication for its success. We tackled well in the many people just running wide open, which is a good Well have to do a better job next week. We know what St. Augustine holds. Excited watch what happened and well get back after it. Kayden Hill recovered a Adcocks scoop-and-score fumble recovery in the fourth quarter was called back on a penalty. The infraction was one of 16 penalties called against the Cats, two of which negated touchdowns. In addition to Adcocks defensive score, Green had a second-quarter touchdown run called back due to a chop block. The games kind of lop... Thats not what were going to talk to the guys about. Were going to talk to them about the penalties we had. Were going to talk to them about killer instinct putting people away. That will help us out more than anything. The strong rushing attack carried over into the second half as backup and JV players were worked into the game. Jaquan Paige rushed for 55 yards and a touchdown in the second half. His scoring run came on third-and-goal after DeHeaven Clark returned a Baldwins 5 yard line. implemented a running clock. Both of guys can come in and ... they can do the job, man up, really, and it was good to see the young kids get in there and play hard. I thought they had a good showing. With a Week 1 showdown against St. Augustine looming, a blowout victory in the Kickoff Classic built Baker Countys confidence enter ing the regular season, Green said. It impacts the rest of the season. It impacts the players, Green said. It actually motivates them to get better and better, clean up the mistakes that we had out there Well correct it in practice, though, Im sure, and next week well be ready to play.FORMER CATS Purchase these photos at Photos by Jud JohnsonRunning back John Green, who rushed for 213 yards and two touchdowns in the rst half of the Kicko Classic, tries to power out of Baldwins tackle attempt.Toby Kinghorn drives the opponent to the turf.Wildcats run over the Indians I just had one mindset tonight: Come out here and dominate, do my responsibilities, lead the team, do what I do.John Green Senior running back JON SHUMAKESPORTS EDITOR sports@bakercountypress.comA former BCHS Wildcat football star made a giant impact in his teams second preseason game, but another ex-Cat was left watching from the sidelines as he continued to wait for race in the Minnesota Vikings No. 3 running back competition with an impressive outing on August 18 in the teams second preseason game. He rushed for a game-high 91 yards on 13 carries and scored Minnesotas only touchdown in the Boone set up his 1-yard third-quarter scoring run with a ther team. He also started his day with a 19-yard burst on his they host the Seattle Seahawks. Linebacker Bear Woods remained on the sideline on Augonauts pulled out a one-point victory for the second straight Toronto will try to keep its winning streak in tact on Au Woods former team the Montreal Alouettes (1-8). Gatorette Kyrie Holman and senior defensive lineman CeCe ple representing the University of Florida on August 19 at the annual Florida Football Fan Day at the Gators Indoor Practice attended the event. Holman, a former captain for the BCHS majorettes, is in her made the Gatorette twirling PHOTO BY TA R A HOLM A N CeCe Jeerson and Kyrie HolmanBoone rushes for 91 yards and TD ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS Meetings Monday Saturday at 8 pm nightly8981 S. SR 228 Macclenny


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