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Title: Bradford County telegraph
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: L.C. Webb
Place of Publication: Starke, Fla
Creation Date: November 19, 2009
Publication Date: 1888-
Frequency: weekly
regular
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Starke (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Bradford -- Starke
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Review: The first issue of this ongoing weekly was issued July 26, 1879 under the title Florida Telegraph LCCN: sn95047402, published by William Wyatt Moore, a native Floridian, a staunch Democrat and an experienced newspaperman. He had previously worked for a newspaper in Tallahassee (FL) and had published newspapers in the Florida cities of Jacksonville, Lake City, Cedar Key and Pensacola. After publishing for a short time as the Weekly Florida Telegraph LCCN: sn95047403 and reversion back to the Florida Telegraph LCCN: sn95047404, the name was changed to the Starke (FL) Telegraph LCCN: sn95047405. In 1887, Sterling Moore sold a half-interest in the newspaper to I.C. Webb, who became sole owner within a few months and changed the name to the Bradford County (FL) Telegraph LCCN: sn95047406 in 1888. In 1893, Eugene S. Matthews, who had previously worked for newspapers in the Florida cities of Gainesville and Ocala, purchased the Bradford County Telegraph with Ben J. Farmer, who then sold his interest to Matthews in 1898. Eugene S. Matthews published the Bradford County Telegraph for forty years. During this time, he was also elected to the state legislature in 1904, 1907, 1911 and 1923. His son, Eugene L. Matthews, a graduate of Columbia University's School of Journalism, took over the publication in 1933, matching his father's record of forty years as publisher. On his retirement in 1973, he sold the paper to his sons-in-law, Bobby Ferguson and John Miller. The Bradford County Telegraph continues to be published ca. 2007 by John Miller, who also publishes the Lake Region Monitor LCCN: not known to exist and the Union County (FL) Times LCCN: sn95047168. Mark Crawford is the editor. Source: Bradford County Telegraph, July 26, 1979, centennial issue. The Lake Region Monitor is not known to exist and has not been described by any other source.--E. Kesse, University of Florida Digital Library Center.
Additional Physical Form: Archived issues are available in digital format from the Library of Congress Chronicling America online collection.
Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Vol. 9, no. 41 (Apr. 13, 1888)-
General Note: Publishers: Mathews & Farmer, <1893-1897>; E.S. Mathews, <1900-1926>.
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Noteworthy

Early deadline
announced
- The Nov. 26 edition of the
Bradford County Telegraph,
S Lake Region Monitor and Union
County Times will. be printed
a day early because of the
Thanksgiving holiday. Deadline
will be moved- up this week
to Monday, Nov. 23, at noon
to accommodate the printing
schedule.




EMS collecting
food, toys
.-The International Association
of Firefighters Local 4315, which
represents Bradford County's
professional paramedics and
EMTs, are hosting holiday drives
for food and toys to help those in
need.
The association is having
a canned food drive that will
last through Christmas. Items
collected will be donated locally
to the Bradford Ecumenical Food
Panitry.
Members are also having a
toydrive that will last through
Christmas. They are collecting
small toys for age groups
between 1 and 21 years old. The
toys that are collected will be
hand delivered to child patients
at Shands in Gainesville. This
drive will end on Dec. 17.
Collection locations include:
* Bradford County EMS
headquarters, 945-C N. Temple
Ave., behind the courthouse.
* Theressa Fire Department on
Southeast 81st Street.
* Heilbronn Springs Fire
Department on Northwest S.R.
16.
* Starke Fire Rescue on
Jackson Street.
.* Chrissy's Olde Meeting.
House on Call Street (toys only).




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Thanksgiving, please call Robyn
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Community
Thanksgiving
service
announced
The Bradford County
Ministerial Alliance is hosting it
annual community Thanksgiving
service on Tuesday, Nov. 24, at 7
p.m. at the River of Life Church
of God located at 2225 N. Temple
(U.S. 301) in Starke.
Everyone is invited to come:.
Praise and worship will be led
by the First Baptist Church Praise
Band, with special music from
Drew Jumpp of Jacksonville.
Pastor Steve Hayes of First
Christian Church will preach the
message "Pilgrim Faith."
. Local pastor's Robert Johnson,
Terri Blakeslee, Ross Chandler
and Greg Pusateri will present
- :-'-prayers .and readings during the
service as well.
A special Thanksgiving
offering will be collected to
benefit the Bradford County
Food Pantry at a time when the
need has never been greater.


Mother, advocate revisit Ritchjail death
BY MARK J. CRAWFORD
*Telegraph Editor


A mother and the leader of an
advocacy group are claiming jailers
were negligent in providing care for an
inmate found dead in July.
Tia Marie Ritch, 22, died on July 3
in the Bradford County Jail where she
was being held on a charge of child
neglect. She was pregnant and died of
complications with that pregnancy.
Art Rocker of the Florida Southern
Christian Leadership Conference and
Ritch's mother, Laura Hartwell, want
additional' investigation into case.
Rocker indicated his own investigation
revealed a negligent environment in
which Ritch was denied potentially
life-saving medical care.
Rocker didn't directly discuss the
sources of his information, but he did
discuss some of what other inmates
supposedly saw and heard, including
an officer reportedly accusing Ritch
of faking her illness and calling her a
"drama queen."
Rocker said he took the results of his
investigation to the governor's office. He
also plans on taking the information to
the state attorney's office and meeting
with the Department of Justice.
"This is a very unfortunate situation
for this lady to pass away for the lack of
medical care," Rocker said.
Ritch's mothersaid she called herfrom
the jail but didn't indicate anything was
wrong. She said she did not know her
daughter was pregnant and was visibly
upset over the loss of her daughter and
grandchild at a press conference'held in
front of the jail on Nov. 13.
Harebell is represented by.aPensacola
attorney and said she anticipated filing a
lawsuit over the death of her daughter.
Rocker was straightforward in
admitting they had not spoken with the
sheriff about the case.
"We are not anticipating talking
to any of the officials here," Rocker
said, adding that they hope that a
state-level investigation will occur. He
also expressed mistrust of an inquiry
conducted by the Florida Department
of Law Enforcement.
Asked if he believed if Ritch would
still be alive had she not been in jail,
Rocker said he is not God but believes
God will use this situation to increase
awareness about the treatment of
inmates in jails and prisons.
The Florida Southern Christian
Leadership Conference is part of a

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Tia Ritch's mother Laura Hartwell and Florida Southern Christian
Leadership Conference Chairman Art Rocker are interviewed outside
the jail by Jim Piggott of WJXT at a press conference held Nov. 13.


Test drives add up to big donation


Buddy Irby, manager of Town and Country Ford, (pictured on the right) presented a $6,000 check to
Bradford High School after partnering with the school to host a test drive event. Accepting the check
was high school Principal Doug Thoburn, who said, "BHS is proud of its partnership with Mr. Irby and
Ford, and we look forward to another 'Drive 1' event in the spring."


Coach


Hoard


fired

BY CLIFF SMELLEY
Telegraph Staff Writer

Bradford High School head
football coach Steve Hoard, after
compiling a 13-17 record in three
seasons, was fired last week,
which means the school will hire
its eighth head coach since David
Hurse retired in 1990.
Hoard, who was hired as head
coach in 2007 following former
coach Chad Bankston's abrupt
resignation in late June of that
year, guided the Tornadoes
to their first -winning season
since 2004, but the team went a
combined 9-11.in the two years
that followed, including a 4-6
mark this year.
Superintendent of Schools Beth
Moore, in a statement released to
the Bradford County Telegraph,
said, "The district is appreciative
of coach Hoard for his efforts.
over the past three seasons, and
we wish him the best. Making a
change is never an easy decision,
but we feel it is time to move our
football program in a different
direction."
Hoard felt he had assembled an
"outstanding".staff this season to
build a solid program over time
at BHS, but said he knows the
bottom, line is winning, which
the. Tornadoes did not do much
of the past two seasons.
"It's a win-now society," Hoard
said.
For the complete story, see the
Regional News section.




FPL may

have deal

for Starke

BY MARK J. CRAWFORD
Telegraph Editor

Florida Power and Light may
have a solution that could reduce
the cost of electricity in the city
of Starke.
FPL's Dave Cobb told the city
commission Tuesday night that
the company hired a consultant a
few months ago to begin looking
into the possibility of buying the
city's electric system.
An actual purchase of the
system couldn't take place for
years, however, because the
financial penalties associated
with withdrawal from the
city's all-requirements contract
with Florida Municipal Power
Association are prohibitive.
That's a fact the commission
is all too familiar with. The all-
requirements contract extends to
the year 2035.
Cobb said the consultant did,
however, envision an interim
arrangement that would take
advantage of the city's ability
to opt for what is known as the
contract rate of delivery, which
would limit the city's obligation
to purchase power from FMPA
under the all-requirements
contract.
Essentially, FMPA would
determine in advance the city's
peak load for the following year
and cap the monthly amount
of electricity that would be
purchased from FMPA at" that
peak.
Capping the purchase amount
from FMPA would .allow FPL
to step in and sell the city any

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Christopher Lamar Crews Is pictured with his daughter, Maddison, in this
photo taken the by his mother, Marian Crews, the day before his departure for
mobilization training-a photo that represents what military members are willing
to sacrifice for their country. Crews grew up in Starke, graduating from BHS
with high honors. He is a PFC in the Florida Army National Guard serving In air
traffic control. He is stationed in Kuwait at Camp Buehring, Udair) AirField, but
his mother said he would rotate out to Iraq by month's end. His deployment is
set to end in May. His mother said Maddison will be one year old on May 30, and
her father will have missed many of the early milestones in his life because of his
willingness to serve. For Veterans Day coverage and more on those serving, see
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Starke salutes veterans in park ceremony


BY MARK J. CRAWFORD
Telegraph Editor

Clouds parted and the sun
shined on the annual Veterans
Day ceremony held in Starke
at Charles J. Schaefer Veterans
Memorial Park on Nov. 11.
"The Big Ranger always
watches out for us," said Retired
Col. William E. Dampier, guest
speaker for the ceremony.
Not that a little rain would
have stopped him.
"I learned early in my Army
career that it doesn't rain in the
Army, it rains on the Army, and if
it ain't raining, we ain't training,"
he said.
American Legion Post
56 Commander Bob Lawry
introduced the guest speaker,
who, like the many others were
were honored on Veterans Day,
was willing to do more for his
country than brave the rain.
Dampier served in uniform
from 1958-1997. He enrolled in
.the Florida Army National Guard
as a private while still a senior
at Bradford High School. He
earned multiple decorations and
commendations for meritorious
service throughout his career.
Dampier received bachelor's
:and master's - degrees from
the University of Florida in
agriculture and education
and completed post-master's
work in secondary education
*and community college
:administration. He's been a
ranger, business owner, teacher,
land head of the vocational
college and county emergency
:management office.
"I guess I've always stuck
my nose into a little bit of
'everything that's going on in our
community," Dampier said.
SHis service took him man\
'places, from Fort J3ragg to the
Pentagon, and included more
than 500 parachute jumps.
Dampier read a list of
adjectives that have been used
to describe the United States,
from admired to warmongering,
but said whenever there is a
catastrophe in the world, the U.S.
and its citizens are the first to
Srespond"withtaioltltior. --- -
SAmong those, citizens are. a
:few who answer the call to arms
when the nation needed them.
rThese men and women who have
,served are respectfully called
Veterans, he said.
"Our community is blessed
:to have so many veterans living
.here, raising families,.working,
;serving as volunteers, or simply
just being good neighbors,"
.Dampier said.
Many of the people he knows
:are older veterans who rarely
;ever talk about their service,
'he said. It's a hallmark of "The
[Greatest Generation" as written
about by Tom Brokaw that these
iWWII vets didn't think they had
done anything special, he said.
"I'm proud to say that, as a
-young soldier, I was trained by
:graduates of World War II and
Korea who taught me that you can
succeed in the face of tremendous
odds to yourself or to your unit.
'You had to focus on what you
knew, what you had learned and
what your responsibility was, and
work together as a team to meet
your opposition," he said.
Dampier said any obstacle
he's faced has been overcome
by remembering what he wag
taught by those veterans, and he


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Daughters of the Confederacy
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Legion Post 56, American
Legion Auxiliary, Veterans of
Foreign Wars Post 1016, Veterans
of Foreign Wars Auxiliary, Boy
Scouts of America Troop 70,
Woman's Club of Starke, the city
of Starke operations manager,
and the citizens of Bradford
County.
The ceremony also included a
moment of silence for those who
were wounded or killed in the
shooting massacre at Fort Hood
in Texas earlier this month. Past
American Legion Commander
Bill Cloud also took a moment
to recognize Blue Star families,
families who have a member
currently serving in the military.
Of course, the veterans present
were invited to stand as well.
In recognizing local officials,
Cloud noted that one Starke
commissionercould notattend the
ceremony. Commissioner Danny
Nugent is currently deployed
with the Florida National Guard
6311' Maintenance Company in
Iraq along with other community
members.
"Our thoughts are with them
and their families," Cloud said.


JROTC members performed a flag ceremony.


Guest speaker retired Col. William Dampier said much of
what he knows he owes to the veterans to taught him.


World War II vets Harry.Co.orey. Douglas Hard, irdy's son, Dudley, were among
;; .- - .. - ;-thbse who attendedd 'etmony.


JROTC Member Britney Przekop performs the national
anthem while American Legion Commander Bill Lawry
salutes in the background.


encouraged everyone to think
how there lives had been affected
by veterans.
He also asked that the veterans
who have given and lost, their
lives and their ,families be
remembered. Many of the things
we enjoy, large and small, were
secured by and protected by
veterans, he said.
"Please let it be your personal
choosing that when you meet and
speak \o a veteran you take time
to thank them for their service,"
he said. "I firmly believe this
is the path we should travel to
ensure this continues to be a
great nation-the land of the free
and the home of the brave."
Members of JROTC from
Bradford.. High School, Boy
Scouts Troop 70 of Starke and
the Knights Templar participated
in the ceremony. JROTC member
Britney Przekop performed the
national anthem. The Scouts laid
wreaths from Daughters of the


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St. Mark's Episcopal Church
is having a Christmas Celebration on Friday,
December 4, 2009, starting at 12:00 noon. The event
will start with a Bazaar and Bake Sale and end with
an Organ Recital and Carol Singing after the town
tree lighting in Wainwright Park. Free Apple Cider
and a chance to win door prizes will be featured.
Community members are invited to come early and
park in the Church Parking Lot (212 N. Church
Street) to enjoy the Starke Christmas Parade.


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Crist lauds combat team during Camp Blanding visit


Gov.Charlie Crist expressed his
:gratitude to the 2,450 members
of the Florida National Guard's
:53rd Infantry Brigade Combat
:Team during a visit to Camp
Blanding Joint Training Center
:near Jacksonville Monday.
In preparation for a yearlong
'deployment in Iraq and Kuwait,
-troops are completing six weeks
of pre-mobilization training,
:referred to as "Operation FALL
CLASSIC" at the training center.
, The governor also emphasized
'his support for the Caregiver
-and Veterans Health Services
-Act of 2009, federal legislation
that aims to assist, improve and
;support health care for veterans.
"These brave service men and
women are a great testament to
:the outstanding caliber of the
zFlorida National Guard and our
:nation's military," said Crist.
"I am proud of what they are
:accomplishing as they complete
'their training and am confident
,they will continue to serve with
:honor and distinction."
' Operation FALL CLASSIC
began on Oct. 6 and is the final
phase of training in anticipation
of actual combat conditions
overseas. Among other
procedures, soldiers practiced
convoy security, detection of
explosive devices, crowd control
in a combat zone, and medical
extraction simulations.
SAdditionally, an Arabic-
:speaking role-playing exercise
was added as practice for real-


Christmas


life interactions with Iraq and
Kuwait residents. The team of
role-players, comprised mostly
of Iraqi nationals and expatriates,
wear distinctive Iraqi garb and
speak Arabic in an effort to be
as authentic as possible and
accurately portray the typical
interaction between Iraqi and
Kuwaiti nationals and U.S.
troops.
Crist visited the "theater
specific" training in a simulated
Iraqi village with tle"'I raqi'
nationals.speaking Arabic. A
practice attack was under way
to train soldiers concerning
the correct procedures to enter
an Iraqi village looking for a
suspect. The Iraqi role-players
carried out their daily routine
as soldiers moved into the area.
Suddenly the role-players were
calling out . Arabic slogans
attempted to work with the
soldiers moving in force when
the area erupted in smoke and
the role-players scattered from
the area. There was an eruption
of gunfire as soldiers engaged
with enemy combatants.
While the village scene was
unfolding, soldiers securing
the perimeter yelled for an
approaching vehicle to halt.
They fired at the. vehicle and it
exploded with a vehicle-borne
explosive device; no soldiers
would have been injured in this
scenario.
To conclude the exercise, a
team of soldiers quickly extracted


parade coming
The city of Starke is trying
something new this year with
its Christmas parade, holding
it on a Friday night instead of a
Saturday morning.
The city wants to encourage
increased participation and
turnout as well as take advantage
of the evening hours to create a
beautifully lit parade.
The city commission is also
combining the parade with its
annual Christmas tree lighting
ceremony at Wainwright Park.
-Following the parade, Santa
Claus will make an appearaifte
at the park, and: there will be
singing and refreshments.
Paradeentryformsareavailable
at the North Florida Regional
Chamber of Commerce, 100 E.
Call St. The application deadline
is Tuesday, Dec. 1. Participants
must contact the chamber on
Tuesday, Dec. 3, to receive their
parade lineup number.
This year's theme is "A
Christmas Carol."
The parade will take place on
Friday, Dec. 4, at 6 p.m., although
line up will begin in front of
Shands Starke at 4 p.m. Floats
will be judged at 5 p.m. and the
winners will be asked to return
Wainwright Park with Santa
following the parade. n,
With new parade plans comes .
a new parade route. The parade .,
will travel from the hospital on ie.
East Call Street to Water Street,
where it will make a right. It will
circle Wainwright Park, making
a left at Bridges Street and Nov. 21
another left onto Church Street. fftft 2014k i~
It will travel back down to Call
and make a right, completing Kyle!
its trip through downtown. At Wishing you all li
Walnut Street, the parade will best...you deserve
take a right and break up at the
First Baptist Church parking lot. e'
Because the parade is taking Mo
place after dark, participants
must place increased emphasis
on safety. As always, no candy
may be thrown from any float
or vehicle. This rule cannot be
broken, and violators will be
asked to leave the parade.
If participants wanttodistribute
candy, it must'be done by adult
walkers. This year, walkers
must wear reflective clothing or
devices for safety. There is a limit "W re
of two adult walkers per entry
to reduce the overall number Your Locc
of walking participants. They
must also maintain parade pace
because of the train schedule. ALL
Children should be riders in
the parade and not walkers. ..MAJOR
The parade committee also INSURANCES
requests that no live Santas ACCEPTED!
appear on any entry because the
-:.. an!a will be riding at the Convenien
end of the parade. Inappropriate avenien
entries may be rejected. Hassle Fre
Those who attend the parade
as spectators and bring children *
should take extra care to keep 9
them out of the street.
For more information, contact
the chamber at 904-964-5278. 395 W e


Gov. Charlie Crist talks to soldiers from the 53rd Infantry Brigade Combat Team during
the unit's pre-deployment training at Camp Blanding Joint Training Center, Nov. 16.
The governor observed the soldiers' training, which included "live fire" ranges and an
exercise in a simulated Iraqi village. Photo by Debra Cox.


a suspect for questioning and Joining Crist was Florida Rep.
others remained to work with the Charles Van Zant, who also
villagers, expressed his appreciation for
Crist also took time to the soldiers.
specifically talk with each group To one group of soldiers at the
of soldiers upon completion of training site, Crist commented: "I
thei training scenarios,to include want tothankyou from the bottom
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Starke Commissioner Travis
Woods, chairman of the city's tree
board, recently thanked Bradford
Soil and Water Conservation
Board Chairman Bill Schirrmacher
for donations for a number of
trees obtained from a Newberry
nursery in the process of
downsizing. The city Is storing
the trees and plans on planting
them In various parks and public
spaces as part of its commitment
as a Tree City to promote urban
forestry.


20 million Floridians--hank you
for what you're-doing. Thank you
for your courage. Thank you for
fighting for our freedom. I just
want to learn about your training
and how you do it. It's incredibly
impressive."


Maj. Gen. Douglas Burnett,
adjutant general of Florida,
escorted Crist as he moved
among the soldiers.
"This was a historic day for
our Guardsmen as Governor Crist
thanked them for their service
and answering the call to again
deploy to Iraq and Afghanistan,"
added Burnett.
The majority of the Soldiers
conducting training as Crist
visited are from South Florida,
specifically 1st. Battalion, 124th
Infantry Regiment.
Crist reiterated to the soldiers
that increased veteran health
care assistance is necessary
because of the recent medical
breakthroughs that have lowered
combat fatalities, yet increase
the number of survivors with
permanent injuries who require
long-term care.
Currently -more than 3,000
Florida Guardsmen and women
are preparing to deploy to Iraq
and Afghanistan to join the
nearly 1,000 presently overseas.
Since September 2001, more than
11,000 members of the Florida
National' Guard have served on
federal active duty in support of
the ongoing war on terror.
Most recently, 432 troops with
the 146th Signal Battalion and
nearly 70 members of the 256th
Medical Company returned
home, concluding their yearlong
tours in Iraq.


Is Your Food



Pantry Full?


Please share it with the

hungry in our local area.


Remember.. Only 1 week until

Thanksgiving!



The Food Pantry

Needs Your

Help... NOW!

The need for food is. |

great at this very

moment.


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First Baptist of Starke, First United Methodist

of Starke, Madison Street Baptist of Starke...

any church will accept donations for The Food

Pantry.


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921 East Call Street

Starke, Florida 32091

Now is the time because the people that
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Page 4A TELEGRAPH, TIMES & MONITOR--A-SECTION Nov. 19, 2009'


Landfill closer to selling carbon credits


BY MARK J. CRAWFORD
Telegraph Editor

New River Regional Landfill
has learned has 175,000 carbon
credits certified by the California
Climate Action Registry that
should be very profitable for the
solid waste association and its
member counties.
A ,cap and trade program
proposed in Washington has
caused some concern over the
value of those credits.
The cap and trade bill passed
by the U.S. House creates a
mandatory market would reduce
the value of those older credits
thelandfill has earned, according
to New River Solid Waste
Association Executive Director
Darrell O'Neal and Steve
Laux, the landfill's consulting
engineer.
Laux said the older credits
would not be worth as much, but
newer credits earnedfrom 2009
forward could be sold on the
"premium market" that would be
established by cap and trade.
Since it already has 175,000
credits certified, the landfill is
going to try to'sell them on the
current voluntary market as soon
as possible-hiring a broker if
necessary--before those credits
lose value under the proposed
mandatory market.
The landfill has earned carbon
credits by voluntarily collecting
gases-mostly methane and
carbon dioxide produced by
decomposing waste-and
keeping those greenhouses out of
the atmosphere.
A project to expand collection
of landfill gas is on track to
be completed well before new
permit requirements kick in
this coming March. Prior
to tripping the landfill gas


collection requirements, the
landfill was collecting and
flaring gas voluntarily as part of
the bioreactor project. Once the
amount of gas being produced
at the landfill exceeded the
threshold set by the state, the
landfill's air permit required that
the gas collected be collected
and disposed of.
The landfill is no longer
eligible to claim carbon credits
for the gas it is required to collect
and burn in certain cells, but
it can still sell the credits it has
already accumulated.
Laux said credits on a proposed
cap and trade market could be
worth about $5-6 a credit. Older
credits on the voluntary market
would fall in value from $5 to
around $2 a credit, hence the
push to sell the older credits as
soon as possible.
The unanticipated revenue
earned from the sale of these
credits will financially benefit
the counties making up the
association, O'Neal said.

Other options
for making
money off
of gas
For years, gas at the landfill
has been burned off using a flare,
but the gas can be used as fuel.
Using that fuel is the landfill's
next revenue generating venture.
O'Neal presented statistics
to the board that showed that
more than 70 percent of landfill
gas projects have been. used to
produce energy-electricity.
Other options, such as selling
it as natural gas or producing
automotive fuel,are less attractive
because of cost, risk, etc.


Quit smoking, live longer


As the official sponsor of
birthdays, the American Cancer
Society marks the 34'h Great
American Smokeout on Nov. 19
by encouraging smokers to use
the date to make a plan to qdit,
or to plan in advance and quit
smoking that day.
'By doing so, smokers will
be taking an important step
towards a healthier life-one that
can lead to reducing cancer riSk
and creating more birthdays.
Researchers say that quitting
smoking can increase life
expectancy-smokers who quit at
age 35 gain an average of eight
years of life expectancy; those
Who quit at age 55 gain about
five years; and even long-term
smokers who quit at 65 gain
three years'. Smokers who want
to quit can call the American
Cancer Society Quit For Life
Program operated and managed
by Free & Clear at 800-227-
2345 for tobacco cessation and
coaching services that can help.
increase their chances of quitting
for good.
Research shows that people
who.stop smoking before age 50



Correction
An article on Starke Operations
Manager Ricky Thompson last
week misstated the charges for
proposed continuing services
to the city. The numbers stated
actually represented calculated
savings to the city. We apologize
for the misunderstanding.

Shop with a
Cop needs
donations
The annual Shop with a
Cop program sponsored by the
Starke Police Department needs
donations to help bring smiles
to the faces of children this
Christmas. The program provides
money to deserving children to
shop for Christmas.
Last year the program took 100
children on a shopping spree with
a uniformed personal shopper.
If you would like to contribute
to the program, call SPD at
904-964-5400 or 352-494-3326.
Contributions are needed by
Dec. 4.
Note: SPD is not collecting
contributions via phone
solicitations. Some have reported
receiving calls collecting for
Shop with a Cop, but SPD is not
affiliated with anyone collecting
via phone.


can cut their risk of dying in the
next 15 years in half compared
with those whocontinue to smoke.
Smokers who quit also reduce
their risk of lung cancer-10 years
after quitting, the lung cancer
death rate is about half that of
a continuing smoker's. Some of
the health effects of quitting are
almost instant, too-heart rate and
blood pressure drop 20 minutes
after quitting.
"We . know that quitting
smoking is tough and that most
smokers have to try several times
before quitting for good," said
Alan G. Thorson MD, FACS,
national volunteer president for
the American Cancer Society.:
"The American Cancer Society
offers a variety of effective
resources ranging from _online
tips and tools to personalized
telephone coaching by trained
specialists. We hope that smokers
will use the Great American
Smokeout to map out a course
of action that will help them to
quit, and in turn to stay well and
celebrate more birthdays."
The Great American Smokeout
Web site (www.cancer.org/


O'Neal said producing
electricity is the way New River
needs to go, and Laux agreed.
They will be working together
to on a plan to make that happen
so the landfill doesn't continue
burning a source of energy and
profit.

Brown gets
attorney post
at landfill
New River Solid Waste
Association has hired a new
attorney. Starke attorney Terry
Brown will fill the position. He
currently serves at the county
attorney for both Baker and
Bradford counties, two of the
.member counties that make up
the association. He also serves
as city attorney for the city of
Starke.
Also up for the job was Union
County's attorney, Russell Wade,
who served as interim attorney
for the association while it
looked for someone to replace
Jon Wershow.
Wershow had been with
the association since Baker,
Bradford and Union joined to
'found the landfill. He was let
go because advice he gave to
Bradford commissioners Doyle
Thomas and Eddie Lewis about
purchases of surplus equipment
during a landfill auction that got
them into hot water with the state
ethics commission.
Both Brown and Wade made
presentations last week before
the association voted 4-2 to hire
Brown.
Brown said he has more than
30 years of experience in local
government law and has seen
almost every type of case there


is in that time. He's even taken
two of them to the U.S. Supreme
Court. As Baker County's
attorney, he was also involved ha
the formation of the New River
Solid Waste Association.
Brown said his job is to protect
the board he works for, even if
that includes falling onthe sword
if he's given the board poor
advice.

Union borrow
pit abandoned
The landfill abandoned
plans for a borrow pit in Union
County last month after residents
expressed concern about its
proximity to their homes.
The association failed to
get the necessary special use
permit from the Union County
Commission, which turned down
the request.
O'Neal asked Plum Creek to
look for land in Baker County,
which exempts local government
boards from special permitting
requirements for borrow pits.
If the board does not find a
location to purchase and use as
a borrow pit, it will have to look
at purchasing the fill dirt it needs
for daily cover and other uses.
In the meantime, contaminated
soils being brought in from Baker
County and Starke are being
stockpiled to serve the needs
of the landfill in the immediate
future.
In abandoning the proposed
site in Union County, the
association lost close to $20,000
it had already invested in the
project, said O'Neal, but he also
felt the board made the right
decision when it reconsidered
placing the borrow pit at the
proposed location.


Floridians can also seek help
quitting by calling the Quitline at
877-U-CAN-NOW or visiting
www. tobaccofreeflorida. com.

GreatAmericans) contains user- use:
friendly tips and tools towards * Tobacco use -remrimTm ,:t 'r';
a smoke-free life: In addition'to single large tpririTiN' " -ltii
tip sheets and calculators, the site of disease and premature death
also offers downloadable desktop in the U.S.
helpers to assist with planning to * Cigarette smoking accounts
quit and succeeding in staying for about 443,000 premature
tobacco-free. The Quit Clock deaths-including 49,400 in
allowsiusers to pick a quit day nonsmokers.
within 30 days, then counts down * Thirty percent of cancer
the selected day with tips for each deaths, including 87 percent
day; and the Craving Stopper of lung cancer deaths, can be
helps smokers beat cravings by attributed to tobacco.
offering a fun distraction. * Smoking also accounts
The American Cancer Society for $193 billion in health care
created the trademarked concept expenditures and productivity
for and held its first Great losses.
American Smokeout in 1976 as * Great progress is being made
a way to inspire and encourage in reducing tobacco use in the
smokers to quit for a day. One U.S., with adult smoking rates in
million people quit smoking 2007 decliningamong all adults
for a day at-the 1976 event in to 19.8 percent.
California. The Great American !Taylor DH et al., Benefits of
Smokeout encourages smokers smoking cessation for longevity.
to commit to making a long-term American Journal of Public
plan to quit smoking for good. Health 92:990-996 (2002)
Important facts about tobacco


NOTICE OF ZONING CHANGE
The City Commission of the City of Starke, FI tda proposes
amend the City of Starke Land Development Code, hereinafter
referred to as the LandDevelopment Code, as follows:
(1) Z 09-12, an application by the City Commission, to amend
the Zoning Map of the Land Development Code to change the
zoning district from AGRICULTURAL (AGR) to SINGLE FAMILY
MEDIUM DENSITY (R1-C) on the property described, as
follows:
A parcel within Section 21, Township 6 South, Range 22 East,
Bradford County, Florida. Being more particularly described, as
follows: Commence at the East line of said Section 21 and the
Southerly right-of-way line of East Market Road; thence
Northwest 432.39 feet, along the Southerly right-of-way line of
East Market Road to the Easterly right-of-way line of CSX
Railroad; thence Southwest 2,244.00 feet, along the Easterly
right-of-way line of said CSX Railroad; thence East 819.08 feet;
thence North 710.05 feet; thence Northeast 1,304.74 feet;
thence Northwest 145.12 feet to the Point of Beginning.
Containing 29.67 acres, more or.less.
(2) Z 09-13, an application by the City Commission, to amend
the Zoning Map of the Land Development Code to change the
zoning district from AGRICULTURAL (AGR) to SINGLE FAMILY
VERY LOW DENSITY (R1-A) on the property described,.as
follows:
A parcel of land lying within Section 27, Township 6 South,
Range 22 East, Bradford County, Florida. - Being more
particularly described, as follows: Commence at the Northeast
corner of the Northwest 1/4 of the Southwest 1/4 of said
Section 27; thence South, along the East line of said the
Northwest 1/4 of the Southwest 1/4 of said Section 27, a
distance of 52.36 feet; thence West 45.88 feet and to the Point
of Beginning; thence North 89044'08" East 177.75 feet; thence
South 00�10'1'9" East885.93 feet; thence South 8937' West to
the Easterly right-of-way of East Mimosa Drive 646.95 feet;
thence North 00055'30" West, along the Easterly right-of-way of
East Mimosa Drive 801.56 feet; thence Southwesterly from the
Easterly right-of-way line to the Westerly right-of-way line of
East Mimosa Drive 61.66 feet; thence South, along the Westerly
right-of-way line of East Mimosa Drive 788.61 feet to the North
right-of-way line of Bessent Road; thence Westerly, along the
Northerly right-of-way line of said Besset Road 379.88 feet;
thence North 03010'30" West 791.34 feet to the Southern limits
of the 50-foot Alligator Creek Conservation band; thence
Northeasterly, along said Southern limits of said 50-foot Alligator
Creek Conservation band 584.14 feet; thence South 89044'08"
East 312.90 feet to the Point of Beginning.
Containing 20.12 acres, more or less.
- City of .09-12
Starke i,
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The first of two public hearings concerning the amendments and
the first reading of ordinances adopting the amendments will be
held on December 1, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Commission
Meeting Room, City Hall located at 209 North Thompson Street,
Starke, Florida. The title of said ordinance shall read, as
follows:
ORDINANCE NO. 2010-0634
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF STARKE, FLORIDA,
AMENDING.THE ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF STARKE
LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE; RELATING TO THE
REZONING OF TEN OR MORE CONTIGUOUS ACRES OF
LAND, PURSUANT TO AN APPLICATION,
Z 09-12, BY THE CITY COMMISSION; .PROVIDING FOR
REZONING FROM AGRICULTURAL (AGR) TO -SINGLE
FAMILY MEDIUM-.DENSITY (R1-C) OF CERTAIN LANDS
WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF STARKE,
FLORIDA; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT;:
AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE
ORDINANCE NO. 2010-0635
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF STARKE, FLORIDA,
AMENDING THE ZONING MAP OF THE CITY OF STARKE
LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE;.. RELATING TO THE.
REZONING OF TEN OR MORE"CONTIGUOUS ACRES OF
LAND, PURSUANT TO AN APPLICATION,
Z 09-13, BY THE CITY COMMISSION; PROVIDING FOR|
REZONING FROM AGRICULTURAL (AGR) TO SINGLE
FAMILY VERY LOW DENSITY (R1-A) OF CERTAIN LANDS
WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF STARKE,
FLORIDA; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT;
AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE
The public hearings may be continued to one or more future
dates. Any interested party shall be advised that the date, time
and place of any continuation of the public hearings shall be
announced during the public hearings and that no further notice:
concerning the matters will be published.
At the aforementioned public hearings, all interested parties
may appear to be heard with respect to the amendments and
the ordinances adopting the amendments on the date, time and
place as stated above.
Copies of the amendments and ordinances adopting the
amendments are available for public inspection at the Bradford
County-City of Starke Zoning, Planning and Building
Department located at 945 North Temple Avenue, North Wing,


Starke, Florida, during regular business hours.
All persons are advised that if they decide to appeal any
decision made at the above referenced public hearings, they will
need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose,:
they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of 'ho
proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.


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Church JNews


First Assemnbl oi (.idl in
Ke lsione Hei'i ll , v. III i.IJ
its fourth annual d i. - c\. sh' ,
Friday. and .iiurd..'. N, 2(-21
from 6 until '9 p i, I he.' e \ i
will feawurc I -hi,,inc ,I" l '
Best shot in each round \\ ins a
turkey. $4 per round; 3 rounds
fqr $10. Food and beverages
around a fire pit also a ailable.
First Assembl) is located at
8025 S.R. 10,0. Call 352-473-
3432 for information, or visit
www.keystonehei ghts.org.

SMelrose Church of Christ
ivill host a series of lessons
tilted "Pure I.ivcs for Christ."
Friday, Nov. 20, through Sunday
Nov. 22. The church is located
at 8702 S.R. 21N. Call 352-475-
N129 or e-mail gene.morgan@
tnsn.com for information.

iEliam Baptist Church
in Melrose will hold its Fall
Festival on Saturday. Nov. 21.
The family event offers games,
food and drinks and fuh. The
festival starts at 3 p.m. and
lasts until dusk. For further


inl-ornimaion. call 352-475-2820
or e-m.jil \\ I \\.eliambaptisi.org.

St. Mark's Episcopal
Church is ha\ ing a Christmas
ICelbrilon Frida., Dec. 4.
beginning at noon with a bazaar
and bake sale and ending after
the annual Starke Christmas
Parade with an organ recital
and carol singing. Free apple
cider will be served, and a door
prize will be given away. Come
early and enjoy the parade from
the church parking lot, 212 N.
Church St.

The Joyful Voices of
Lawtey will present their
Annual Christmas Cantata on
Sunday, Dec. 6. The title of
this year's Cantata is "There
is a Bethlehem; A Christmas
Journey of Faith". It will be
performed at Grace United
Methodist Church at 3 p.m. and
again at 7 p.m. at Macedonia
Freewill Baptist Church on Lake
St. East. The public is invited to
join us as we usher in this holy
season.


Grace Recovery is a faith-basec
support program that assists
those with a desire to be free
from various types of addiction.
Weekly meetings include
teachings from the Twelve
Step Recovery Bible, special
mentoring by guest speakers and
support group discussions. Help
is also made available to family
members of addicts. The group
meets every Friday at 7 p.m. at
Grace Community Fellowship
on S.R. 16 in Starke, 904-966-
0404.

E-mail the details ofyour
congregation's upcoming
special events to editor@
bctelegraph.com. DEADLINE
IS MONDAY AT 5 P.M.


Brooker announces Terrific Kids


Kiwanis Terrific Kids at Brooker Elementary School for the month of October were
(front-back, 1-r) Natalie Wilson, Sara Foster, Skylar Phillips, Dawson Green, Macey
Home, Elena Radford, Lydia Starling, Tylor Callan and Autumn Callan. They are
pictured with Kiwanian Jeff Johnson, Starke police chief, and Mrs. Nash, Teacher of
Month.


Lawtey names Terrific Kids


TERFull ofI

TERRIFIC KIDS


Kiwanis Terrific Kids at Lawtey Community Sqhool for the first nine weeks were (front-
back, I-r) Krislyn Stubbs, Cody Sapp, McKenzie Farris, Keith Ardley, Kaitlyn Nasworthy,
Hailey Waters, Cayden Martin, Michael'Cboakley, Kenneth Wallace, Ryan Crossway,
Kenny Grubaugh, Cheyenne Spratlin, Faith Anderson, Ryan Fishburn, John Creighton,
Dezirae Tabet, Dillon Herndon. Also pictured are Principal David TeW and Terrific'
Teacher Estella Pendarvis.


iHoliday bazaar
returns to
jFUMC
SAt the annual First United
iMethodist Church Bazaar on
'Nov. 18 and 19, hostesses will
'tie one on"--aprons that is.
IAprons of many styles. material
and occasions will be for sale
from the "models."
The Starke church's fellowship
hall will be a true bazaar setting
with stalls or booths featuring
artists or vendors sell ng a variety
of selections during the 11 a.m.
until 7 p.m. hours.
As always, the bakery, pantry,


boutique and decorations in the
holiday rooms will offer all the
favorites.
Silentauction items will include
a mountain retreat,a river fishing
get-a-wiay, a Longaberger basket
and a quilt'from senior citizens
in the Red Bird Missionary
Conference.
From 5 to 7 p.m. each evening,
a prime rib dinner with all the
trimmings will be served for a
$20 donation. An advance ticket
is suggested from any 1UMW
member or the church office.
Local, national and/or
international mission work will
benefit from the event.
The church is located at 200


North Walnut St., Starke. (904)
964-5812.

Volunteer for
Southside
events
Southside Elementary School
in Starke has two upcoming
family a vents: a movie night
planned for Nov. 20 and a
Christmas dance planned for
Dec. 18.
For more information or to
volunteer for either event, contact
the school at 904-966-6061.


Starke church
providing
Thanksgiving
dinner
FirstChristianChurchofStarke
is offering a free Thanksgiving
dinner on Thanksgiving Day,
Nov. 26, at 11:30 a.m. and 12:15
p.m.
SDinner will include turkey,
stuffing, mashed potatoes, gravy,
rolls, green beans, cranberry
sauce and home baked pies.


The community is invited
to come to a warm loving
environment for a holiday meal
provided by a church family that
cares enough to sacrifice their
holiday.
The folks at First Christian
are prepared to feed 200 people.
Reservations are required. Please
call 904-964-6100. The church is
located at 507 W. Call St.
First Christian is also
delivering more than 100 meals
to those who serve and work on
Thanksgiving Day, including
employees of the hospital, police


department, sheriff's office, fire
and rescue, the jail and Florida
Highway Patrol.

VFW meets
tonight
The next meeting of VFW Post
1016 will be tonight, Thursday,
Nov. 19, at 7 p.m. Membership
info is available a the post
home, located at 250 N. Bay St.
in Starke, behind New Method
Cleaners.


NOTICE OF LAND USE CHANGE

The City Commission of the City of Starke, Florida proposes to change the use of land within the
d area shown on the map below, by amending the Future Land Use Plan Map of the City'of Starke
Comprehensive Plan, hereinafter referred to as the Comprehensive Plan, as follows:
R090629 A, an application by Jake Wise, PE-Construction Engineering Group, as agent for
Strawberry Fields of Starke, LLC, to amend the Future Land Use Plan Map of the.Comprehensive
Plan by changing the future land use classification from RESIDENTIAL MEDIUM DENSITY (more
than 2 but less than or equal to 8 dwelling units per acre) to RESIDENTIAL HIGH DENSITY (more
than 8 but ess than or equal to 20 dwelling units per acre) on property described, as follows:
A parcel of land lying within Section 28, Township 6 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County, Florida.
Being more particularly described, as follows: Commence at the Southwest corner of the Southwest
1/4 of the Southeast 1/4*of the Northeast 1/4 of said Section 28; thence South 89031'20" East 129.68
feet to the Point of Beginning; thence North 01038'05" West 257.97 feet; thence North 87023'31"
West 231.59 feet to the Easterly right-of-way line of Short Street; thence North 18005'40" East, along
the Easterly right-of-way line of Short Street 259.14 feet; thence North 88053'13" East 133.98 feet;
thence North 00054'06" West 121.89 feet to the Southerly right-of-way line of Thomas Street; thence
North 89�45'18" East, along the Southerly right-of-way line of Thomas Street 410.81feet; thence
South 00012'15" West 121.01 feet; thence South 89046'54' East 102.08 feet' thence South 00040'30"
East, along the Easterly line of the Southwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of said
Section 28, a distance of 523.70 feet to the Southeast corner of the Southwest 1/4 of the Southeast
1/4'of the Northeast 1/4 of said Section 28; thence North 89031'20" West, along the Southerly line of
the Southwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of said Section 28, a distance of 492.45
feet and the Point of Beginning.
Containing 8.17 acres, more or less.
AND
A parcel of land lying within Section 28, Township 6 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County, Florida.
Being more particularly described, as follows: That portion of the Northeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4
of said Section 28 lying North of Alligator Canal.
Containing 5.93 acres, more or less.
AND
A parcel of land lying within Section 28, Township 6 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County, Florida.
Being more particularly described, as follows: The West 1/2 of the Southeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/
4 of the Northeast 1/4 of said Section 28, less and except the East 90.00 feeMthereof.
Containing 3.32 acres, more or less.
AND
A parcel of land lying within Section 28, Township 6 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County, Florida.
Being more particularly described, as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of the Southwest
1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of said Section 28; thence South 00040'30" East along
the Easterly line of the Southwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of said Section 28, a
distance of 25.00 feet to the Point of Beginning; thence, continue South 00040'30" East along the
Easterly line of the Southwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of said Section 28, a
distance of 125.01 feet; thence North 89046'00" West 101'.98 feet; thence North 00014'00" East
, .0 Qt;pn South 8946,'00" Eas10Q.00.feet to the Point of Beginning.
,etontainrla O,.^ 4.sfp,,,more,or Iss, " '
All said lands containing 17.71 acres, more or less.

SCity of Starke



R090629A

















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Legend




The first of two public hearings.concerning the amendment and the first reading of an ordinance
adopting the amendment will be held on December 1, 2009 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Commission
Meeting Room, City Hall located at 209 North Thompson Street, Starke, Florida. The title of said
ordinance shall read, as'follows:
ORDINANCE NO. 2009-0633
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF STARKE, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE FUTURE LAND USE
PLAN MAP OF THE CITY OF STARKE COMPREHENSIVE PLAN, AS AMENDED; RELATING
TO AN AMENDMENT OF TEN OR MORE ACRES OF LAND, PURSUANT TO AN APPLICATION,
R090629 A, BY THE PROPERTY OWNER OF SAID ACREAGE, UNDER THE AMENDMENT
PROCEDURES ESTABLISHED IN SECTIONS 163.3161 THROUGH 163.3215, FLORIDA
STATUTES, AS-AMENDED; PROVIDING FOR A CHANGE IN THE LAND USE CLASSIFICATION
FROM RESIDENTIAL MEDIUM DENSITY (MORE THAN 2 BUT LESS THAN OR EQUAL TO 8
DWELLING UNITS PER ACRE) TO RESIDENTIAL HIGH DENSITY (MORE THAN 8 BUT LESS
THAN OR EQUAL TO
20 DWELLING UNITS PER ACRE) OF CERTAIN LANDS WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF
THE CITY OF STARKE, FLORIDA PROVIDING SEVERABILITY; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES
IN CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE
The public: hearingg maybe continued to one or more future dates. Any interested party shall be
advised that the date, time and place of any continuation of the public hearing shall be announced
during the public hearing and that no further notice concerning the matter will be published.
At the aforementioned public hearing, all interested parties mray appear to be heard with respect
to ihe amerndmeni and the ordinance adopting the nendnmpnt pn the date, time and place as

Cope's. :cI ihe amnitndmernl and d i i it' . re6 available for public
in-.prenr al irte Bradlord Cbut . f ld 'Buildlng Department
locale: at 945 Norm Temple Aen,, \t Iuar.buSiness hours.
All per ;.:on are advised thai iflll'jUy )|t.'eJSt 'l above referenced
riblic , hrar, j he , will neea8 purpose, they. may
reed I ,r:.rn~e th,al a verbatitj' fei , ^ J i Ircord includes the
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BRADFORD
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND
FOR BRADFORD COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO: 04-2008-CA-565
FINANCIAL FREEDOM SENIOR
HOME FUNDING CORPORATION
Plaintiff,
vs.
EDMOND ADAMS A/K/A EDMOND
ADAMS, JR., ET AL., and any
unknown heirs, devisees, grantees,
creditors, and other unknown persons
or unknown spouses claiming by,
through and under any of the above-
named Defendants,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE is hereby given that the
undersigned Clerk of the Circuit
Court of Bradford County, Florida, will
on the 3rd day of December, 2009, at
11:00 o'clock A.M. in the lobby of the
Courthouse in Starke, Florida, offer
for sale and sell at public outcry to the
highest and best bidder for cash, the
following-described property situate
in Bradford County, Florida:
Commence at Southwest corner
of Southwest 1/4 of Southwest 1/4
of Section 22, Township 6 South,
Range 22 East, and run East on
South line 39.45 feet to East line
of Old Lawtey Read, thence run
Northerly along Road, 500 feet to a
point (being the Northeast corner of
Lamar Street and Old Lawtey Road),
Thence run Easterly along North line
of Lamar Street, 110.55 feet for a
Point of Beginning:' Thence continue
Easterly, 89.45 feet, thence run
Northerly parallel with Old Lawtey
Road, 100 feet, thence run Westerly
parallel with Lamar Street, 89.45
feet, thence run Southerly 100 feet to
Point of Beginning. Same being the
East 89.45 feet of West 200.0 feet of
North 100 feet of South 600 feet of
Southwest 1/4, Section 22, Township
6 South, Range 22 East, East of Old
Lawtey Road. Described in the Public
Records of Bradford County, Florida;
pursuant to the Final Judgment
entered in a case pending in said
Court, the style of which is indicated
above.
Any person or entity claiming an
interest in the surplus, if any, resulting
from the foreclosure sale, other than
the property owner as of the date of
the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on
same with the Clerk of Court within 60
days after the foreclosure sale.
WITNESS my hand and official seal
of said Court this 3rd day of November,
2009.
In accordance with the Americans
With Disabilities Act, persons
with disabilities needing a special
accommodation to participate in this
proceeding should contact Court
Administration at 201 E. University
Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32602,
Telephone (352) , 374-3648, not
later than seven (7) days prior to
the proceeding. If hearing impaired,
(TDD) 1-800-955-8771, or Voice
(V) 1-800-955-8770, via Florida Relay_
Se. vi . . .
"tEK-~ PITPECIRCUIT COURT.
' By. Lisa Brannon
Deputy Clerk
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF
Shannon Marie Charles
Butler & Hosch, P.A.
3185 S. Conway Rd., Ste.E
Orlando, Florida 32812
(407)381-5200
11/12 2tchg 11/19-BCT
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT,
IN AND FOR BRADFORD
COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL
JURISDICTION DIVISION
CASE NO: 2008-CA-000595
NATIONAL CITY MORTGAGE,
A DIVISION OF NATIONAL CITY
BANK
PLAINTIFF
vs
BRUCE D. MQYERS A/K/A BRUCE
DAVID MOYERS; KATHERINE
R. MOYERS; ANY AND ALL
UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING
BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND
AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED
INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS) WHO
ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR
ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN
PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN
INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS; JOHN DOE AND JANE
DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN
POSSESSION.
DEFENDANTS)
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to a Summary Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated November 2, 2009
entered in Civil Case No. 2008-CA-
000595 of the Circuit Court of the 8TH
Judicial Circuit in and for BRADFORD
County, Starke, Florida, I will sell tothe
highest and best bidder for cash in the
Lobby of the Courthouse located at
945 North Temple Avenue in Starke,
Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 3rd day
of December, 2009 the following
described property as set forth in said
Summary Final Judgment, to-wit:
LOT 2, GENEVA LAKE ESTATES,
ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF
AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK
3, PAGES 36A AND 36B OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF BRADFORD
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any, other
than the property owner as of the date
of the lis pendens, must file a claim
within 60 days after the sale.
Dated this 2nd day of November,
2009.
RAY NORMAN
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Lisa Brannon
Deputy Clerk
THE LAW OFFICES OF DAVID
J. STERN, PA, ATTORNEY FOR
PLAINTIFF
900 South Pine Island Road
Suite 400


Plantation, FL 33324-3920
(954)233-8000
08-95876 NCM
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, persons with disabilities needing
a special accommodation should
contact COURT ADMINISTRATION,
at the BRADFORD County
Courthouse at 904-966-6280, 1-800-
955-8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770,
via Florida Relay Service.
11/12 2tchg 11/19-BCT
NOTICE OF INTENTION TO
REGISTER FICTITIOUS NAME
Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida
Statutes, notice is hereby given that
the undersigned, Lora Douglas, 8202


SW County Rd 18, Hampton, FL
32044, sole owner, doing business
under the firm name of: Dragonfly
Quiltworks, intends to register said
fictitious name under the aforesaid
statute. Dated this 11'" day of
November, 2009, in Bradford County.
11/19 1tpd-BCT
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR
BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File No, 2009-CP-074
Division Judge
IN RE: ESTATE OF CLAUDIA V
GODWIN AKA VICTORIA GODWIN
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of Claudia V Godwin aka Victoria
Godwin, deceased, whose date
of death was March 18, 2009, is
pending in the Circuit Court for
Bradford County, Florida, 'Probate
Division, the address of which is
Bradford County Courthouse, 945 N
Temple Ave, Starke, Florida 32091-
2110. The names and addresses of
the personal representative and the
personal representative's attorney
are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and other
persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate on whom
a copy of this notice is required to
be served must file their claims with
this court WITHIN THE LATER OF
3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the decedent
and other persons having claims or
demands against decedent's estate
must file their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT
FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS
SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702
OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME
PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY
CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR
MORE AFTER THE DECEDENT'S
DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED.
The date of first publication of this
notice is November 19, 2009.
Attorney for Personal-
Representative:
Lorenzo Ramunno, Esq
Attorney for Melinda McCall
Florida Bar No. 765813
Ramunno Law Firm, PA
7500 SW 61 Avenue, Suite 100
Ocala, FL 34476
Telephone: (352)854-5570-
Fax: (352)854-9267
www.flprobate.net
Personal Representative:
Melinda McCall
22204 SE US Hwy 301
Hawthorne, Florida 32640
11/19 2tchg 11/26-BCT
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY,
FLORIDA
GENERAL JURISDICTION
DIVISION
CASE NO:08-CA-101
DEUTSCHE BANK, NATIONAL
TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE
UNDER THE POOLING AND
SERVICING' AGREEMENT DATED
AS OF MARCH 1, 2006, GSRPM
MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2006-1
.P AWjTIFFZ. -...,,.t. ...-. .
JANICE L BERRY; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF JANICE L. BERRY,
IF ANY; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN
PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH,
UNDER, ; AND AGAINST THE
HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL
DEFENDANTS) WHO ARE NOT
.KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN
PARTIES' MAY CLAIM AN
INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS; JOHN DOE AND JANE
DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS IN
POSSESSION
DEFENDANTS)
RE-NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE'SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to an Order Granting the Motion to
Reset Foreclosure Sale (NOT ON OR
BEFORE JANUARY 5, 2010) dated
August 10, 2009 entered in Civil Case.
No. 08-CA-101 of the Circuit Court
of thj 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for
BRADFORD County, Starke, Florida,
I will selIl the highest and best bidder
for cash at Lobby of Courthouse of the
BRADFORD County Courthouse, 945
North Temple Ave, Starke, Florida, at
11 a.m. on the 19" day of January,
2010 the following described property
as set forth in said Summary Final
Judgment, to-wit:
LOT 16 AND THE SOUTH HALF
(S V2 ) OF LOT 17, BLOCK 3, IN
GAHAGAN SUBDIVISION, IN
THE NORTHWEST QUARTER
OF SOUTHEAST QUARTER
OF SECTION 21, TOWNSHIP 6
SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, AS
SAME APPEARS OF RECORD IN
PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 41, OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF BRADFORD
COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN THE OFFICE
OF THE CLERK OF COURT.
Any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any, other
than the property owner, as of the date
of the lis pendens, must file a claim
within 60 days after the'ale.-
Dated this 9th day of November,
2009.
Ray Norman
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Lisa Brannon
Deputy Clerk
IN ACCORDANCE..WIT'H THE
AMERICANS 'WITH DISABILITIES
ACT, persons with disabilities needing
a special accommodation should
contact COURT ADMINISTRATION,
at the BRADFORD County
Courthouse at, 1-800-955-8771
(TDD) or 1-800-955-8770, via Florida
Relay Service.
LAW OFFICES'OF DAVID J.
STERN, PA.
900 SOUTH PINE ISLAND ROAD,
SUITE 400
PLANTATION, FL 33324-3920
11/19 2tchg 11/26-BCT


and Workers Comp Insurance (No
Exemptions) during construction.
Original bids for these units will be
due by 12:00 noon Wednesday,
November 25th, 2009, at Suwannee
River Economic Council, Inc.
Outreach Office, Industrial Park, 104-
4 LM Gaines Blvd, Starke, Florida
32091. Please mark envelope"Sealed
Bid for Name of Homeowner." Bids to
be opened and awarded Wednesday,
November 25, 2009 at 12:30 p.m.
Suwannee River Economic Council,
Inc. has the right to reject any and all
bids. The bids will be awarded on the
most cost effective basis.
11/19 1tchg-BCT
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 04-2009-CA-000532
DIVISION:
DEUTSCHE BANK NATIONAL
TRUST COMPANY, AS TRUSTEE
FOR FREMONT HOME LOAN
TRUST SERIES 2006-3,
Plaintiff,
vs.
PAMELA SNIDER A/K/A PAMELA J.
SNIDER, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: ALAN M. SNIDER
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS: 1404 W
PRATT STREET, STARKE, FL 32091
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER,
AND AGAINSTTHE HEREIN NAMED
INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS)
WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE
DEAD OR ALIVE,-WHETHER SAID
UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM
AN INTEREST AS SPOUSE, HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS
LAST KNOWN ADDRESS:
UNKNOWN
CURRENT ADDRESS: UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to
foreclose a mortgage on the following
property in BRADFORD County,
Florida:
LOT 1, BLOCK 1, SARASOTA
HEIGHTS, UNIT 1, ACCORDING
TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF,
RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2
PAGES) 64, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF BRADFORD
COUNTY, FLORIDA
has been filed against you and you
are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses within .30 days after
the first publication, if any, on Florida
Default Law Group, P.L., Plaintiffs
attorney, whose address is 9119
Corporate Lake Drive, Suite 300,
Tampa, Florida 33634, and file the
original with this Court either before
service on Plaintiffs attorney or
immediately thereafter; otherwise a
default will be entered against you for
the relief demanded in the Complaint
or petition.
WITNESS my hand and the seal
of this Court on this 12"t day of
November, 2009.
Ray Norman
Clerk of the Court
By: Lisa Brannon
As Deputy Clerk
If you are a person with a disability
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this proceeding,
you are entitled, at no cost to you, to
the provision of certain assistance.
Please c6nlaci the Clerk of Court,
Bradlord;rP ~loyourthouse, Starke
FL at 9040UrJ820 Alitih 2 working
days of your receipt of this notice; if
you are hearing or voice impaired,
call 1-800-955-8771.
11/19 2tchg 11/26-BCT
NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION
Ron Denmark Mini Storage will hold
a'Public Auction on Friday, December
4th, 2009, at 10:00 a.m. at 2117
N. Temple Ave., Starke, Fl on the
following storage units containing
personal items:
#59-Belonging to J. Williams
#45-Belonging to I. Cowan
#70-Belonging to N. King
11/19 2tchg 11/26-BCT
NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
SPRATLIN TOWING & RECOVERY,
LLC. gives Notice of Foreclosure of
Lien and intent to sell these vehicles
on 12/10/2009, 10:00 a.m. at 18536
US Hwy 301 N, Starke, FL 32091-
0314, pursuant to subsection 713.78
of the Florida Statutes. SPRATLIN
TOWING & RECOVERY, LLC.
reserves the right to accept of reject
any and/or all bids.


. PUBLIC NOTICE
This is to inform you that Bradford
County will hold a pre-bid conference
and walk-thru for the weatherization
work of six (6) single-family dwellings
in the Bradford County Weatherization
program.
This meeting will be held Friday,
November 20, 2009, beginning
at 8:30 am at Suwannee River
Economic Council, Inc. Outreach
Office, Industrial Park, 104-4 LM
Gaines Blvd, Starke, Florida 32091.
The conference and walk-thru
is mandatory, no exceptions, for
contractors who plan to bid.
Suwannee River Economic Council,
Inc. requires each contractor to be
properlylicensed, carrygeneral liability
insurance of at least $1,000,000.00,
POI (Pollution Occurrence Insurance)


NO VIN HOMEMADE-Trailer
11/19 Itchg-BCT
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
The North Florida Broadband Authority
("NFBA") announces a public meeting
to which all interested persons are
invited. The NFBA is a legal i.tity
and public body created pursuant
to the provisions of Section 163.11,
Florida Statutes, and an Interloaal
Agreement among: Baker, Bradford,
Columbia, Gilchrist, Hamilton,
Jefferson, Lafayette, Levy, Madison,
Putnam, Suwannee, Taylor and
Union Counties and municipalities of
Cedar Key, Cross City, Lake City, Live
Oak, Monticello, White Springs and
Worthington Springs, Florida. The
regular meeting will be held at 2:00
p.m. E.T. on Wednesday, December
2, 2009 at the Lake City Community
College, Medical Center Auditorium,
Building 103, 132 S.E. Foundation
Place, Lake City. Florida. The NFBA
Board will address general operating
issues of the NFBA. If a person
decides to appeal any decision made
by the NFBA with respect to any
matter considered at the meeting,
such person will need a record of the
proceedings and may need to ensure
that a verbatim record is made,
including the testimony and evidence
upon which the appeal is to be made.
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities, Act, persons
needing special accommodations
or an interpreter to participate in
this proceeding, or if you have any
questions regarding this meeting,
please contact the Clerk to the NFBA
Board at (877) 552-3482, at least two
business days prior to the date of the
meeting.
11/19 Itchg-BCT
NOTICE OF MEETING
The School Board of Bradford County,
FL will hold a public hearing at the
December 14'", 2009 Board Meeting,
6:30 p.m. in the Board Room at 501
West Washington Street, Starke,
FL 32091, to obtain public input, on
proposed amendments to the Student
Code of Conduct.
11/19 3tchg 12/3-BCT



UNION
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, IN AND
FOR UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 63-2009-CA-112
AMERICAN GENERAL HOME
EQUITY, INC.,
Plaintiff
vs.
JONATHAN R. DUKES, et al,
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
Notice is hereby given that, pursuant
to an order or a final judgment of
foreclosure entered in the above-'
captioned action, I will sell the
property situated in Union County,
lorida, described as:
THE LAND REFERRED TO IN THIS
EXHIBIT IS LOCATED IN THE STATE
OF FLORIDA IN THE COUNTY OF
UNION IN DEED BOOK 123 PAGE
12 AND MORE PARTICULARLY
DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
A PARCEL OF LAND LYING AND
BEING AND SITUATE IN THE
NORTHEAST 'A OF SECTION 26,
TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 18
EAST, UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA
MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED
"A'S FOLLOWS:
COMMENCE AT THE NORTH '/
CORNER OF SAID SECTION 26;
THENCE RUN SOUTH 03005'17"
EAST, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF
SAID NORTHEAST '/ OF SECTION
26, A DISTANCE OF 80.80 FEET TO
THE SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE
OF COUNTY ROAD NUMBERED
18; THENCE RUN NORTH 86042'05"
EAST, ALONG SAID SOUTH RIGHT
OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF
278.64 FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING OFTHE HEREINAFTER
DESCRIBED PARCEL OF LAND
THENCE CONTINUE RUNNING
NORTH .86942'08" EAST,
CONTINUING ALONG SAID SOUTH
RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF COUNTY
ROAD NUMBER 18, ADISTANCEOF
204.11 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH
03�05'17" EAST A DISTANCE OF
369.71 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH
86*42'09" WEST A DISTANCE OF
272.75 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH
03�05'17" WEST A DISTANCE OF
159.71 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH
86*42'09" EAST A DISTANCE OF
62.00 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH


01016'38" WEST A DISTANCE OF
210.13 FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING.
ANDTHE MOBILE HOMEATTACHED
TO THE PROPERTY;
at public sale, to the highest and best
bidder for cash, at the front steps of
the Union County Courthouse, Lake
Butler, Florida at 11:00 a.m.t on the
10'" day of December, 2009. That
any person claiming an interest in
the surplus from the sale, if any, other
than the property owner as of the date
of 'the lis pendens must file a claim
within 60 days after the sale.
WITNESS my hand and seal of said
Court on November 5, 2009.
REGINA PARRISH
CLERK CIRCUIT COURT
By: Crystal Norman
Deputy Clerk
Sidney E.-Lewis, P.A.
Attorney for Plaintiff
300 W. Adams Street
Suite 300
Jacksonville, Florida 32202
(904)355-9003
11/12 2tchg 11/19-UCT
NOTICE OF PUBLIC AUCTION
The Lake Butler Mini Storage has
scheduled an auction on Saturday,
Nov. 21, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. located
at 1015 SW 3rd Street, Lake Butler,
FL 32054 (behind the Lake Butler
Apartments, Highway 121). Pursuant
to Chapter 83 of the Storage Facility
Act of the State of Florida, the
following units will be foreclosed:
Michelle Williams-Unit #76 $229.50
Sabrina Martin-Unit #65 $236.00
Steve Jones-Unit #58 $502.98
Homer Weeks-Unit #21 $200.00
Casey Jordan-Unit #39 $457.00
Ivan Green-Unit #14 $266.00
11/12 2tchg 11/19-UCT
NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
The North Florida BroadbandAuthority
("NFBA") announces a public meeting
to which all interested persons are
invited. The NF.BA is a Igal entity
and public body created pursuant
to the provisions of Section 163.01,
Florida Statutes, and an Interlocal
Agreement among: Baker, Bradford,
Columbia, Gilchrist, Hamilton,
Jefferson, .Lafayette, Levy, Madison,
Putnam, Suwannee, Taylor and
Union Counties and municipalities of
Cedar Key, Cross City, Lake City, Live
Oak, Monticello, White Springs and
Worthington Springs, Florida. The
regular meeting will be held at 2:00
p.m. E.T. on Wednesday, December
2, 2009 at the Lake City Community
College, Medical Center Auditorium,
Building 103, 132 S.E. Foundation
Place Lake City, Florida. The NFBA
Board will address general operating
issues of the NFBA. If a person
decides to appeal any deciSion made
by the NFBA with. respect to any
matter considered at the meeting,
such person will need a record of the
proceedings and may need to ensure
that a verbatim record is made,
including the testimony and evidence
upon which the appeal is to be made.
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabilities Act, persons
needing special accommodations
or an interpreter to participate in
this proceeding, or if you have any
questions regarding this meeting,
please contact the Clerk to the NFBA
Board at (877) 552-3482, at least two
business days prior to the date of the
meeting.
11/19 ltchg-UCT
NOTICE OF INTENTION TO
REGISTER FICTITIOUS NAME
Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida
Statutes, notice is hereby given that,
the undersigned, Raimundo Marteliz,
4889 SW 107t Ave., Lake Butler, FL
32054, sole oWner, doing business
under the firm name of: Ray's Small
Engine Repair, 4889 SW 107'h Ave.,
Lake Butler, FL 32054, intends to
register said fictitious name under the
aforesaid statute. Dated this 17" day
of November, 2009, in Union County.
11/19 ltpd-UCT


Give the gift

of reading this

Christmas .
The Bradford County Public:,
Library is currently hosting its':
first-ever Senior Reading Tree.-
This tree has tags with 'th&''
name of a senior on the front"
and a wish list on the back from,,
local seniors who are currently
in assisted living facilities in;,
Bradford County.
The library is asking there"
citizens of Bradford County tod
come into the library and select'
a tag from the tree and register it'"
at the front circulation desk. Yotu
will receive a copy of the wis4l,
list and you may either purchase,.,
an item from the list or you may
donate the money and the library;,;
will purchase the item for you. -,
Please have all of the.
items turned in to the libraryI'
unwrapped, by Friday, Dec. Il"1"
For more information pleas'."
come by the library or call us atl
904-368-3911 and help give the
gift of reading to a senior thi;:
Christmas.


Do you 'dig'

gardening?
If you "dig" gardening, then
the Alligator Creek Garden Club'
wants you. Join the club td:
share and receive gardening tips,.
plants and seeds. Club members',
also go field trips to botanical)I
gardens and nurseries, an4h.
attend workshops on vegetables,.
flowers, landscaping, , floral:
design, and other topics. " c
The promotion of gardening:'
civic beautification projects anc'-
conservation in the Bradford'
County area are the club's goals,.
You may attend a few meetings'
before you join. Meetings are:
held on the third Thursday each:,
mdnth,' 7 p.m. at the Bradfordt
County extension office.
The next meeting is Thursday'
Nov. 19. The extension office is
located at 2266 N. Temple Ave:
(U.S. 301 North) in Starke. .
For more information. contact
Pat Caren at 352-485-2666 o&
at pmrc423(.'aol.com, or cal1
the extension office at 904-966%1
6299.
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Casino day

trip planned
The Hampton Veteran
Memorial Fund, Inc., has planned
a casino day trip to the Seminolh
Hard Rock Hotel and Casino oi
Saturday, Dec. 5.
Cost is $35 per person and
you will receive $25 worth oi
machine play, a $5 meal vouchei
and round trip transportation.
The group will depart front.
the Classic Caf6 on U.S. 301 i0"
Waldo at 8:30 a.m. The group
will leave the casino for the tri1
home at 3:30 p.m. Call Jim Mitze
352-215-9217 for more.


92 E C llS . trkF
9041n9,6-7937m

9:45~Sunday Schoo
I 11:00 Worfship I


DEMR

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Altrusa Gala raises funds, gives prizes


Altrusa Club of Starke recently
gave its 181" annual Gala at Camp
Blanding. This fundraising
extravaganza is the event through
which Altrusa raises money to
fund its various literacy and
community service projects in
thp Bradford community.
'n addition to a reverse
drawing which gives prizes
throughout the event, a delicious
steak and chicken Joann dinner
with shrimp cocktail was catered
by the Western Steer Steakhouse.
The social hour was hosted by
Sandra Reddish and Virginia
Aptry. Brenda Thornton was also
available to capture the moment
though photography. Altrusans
were also grateful for Ken Teal's
assistance.
Vicki Teal, president of Altrusa
welcomed all to the festivities.
Special recognition was given to
government officials attending
and Altrusa Gala committee
chairs including Lisa Tatum who
chaired the Gala Committee,
Sandra Reddish and Virginia
Autry who worked with the
Western Steer on dinner plans,
Kim Hamilton who recruited
wonderful gifts for the drawing.
Cheryl Canova who produced
the programs, Jeannie Baker
and Carolyn Reddish who were
charged with ticket distribution,
and last, but not least, Linda
Tatum, Altrusa Foundation's
treasurer who accounts for the
funds raised for the evening.
"Altrusa is proud of the support
if'receives from the community.
This support allows Altrusa to
iAicrease its funding for literacy
projects, put additional funds
toward college scholarships for
community members and support
other Bradford projects such as
the Food Pantry, Community In
Schools, Shop with a Cop and
other important areas which have
crucial needs during this tight
economy:'. Teal said.
":Since its inception twenty-
three area women have received
college scholarships from funds
raised by Altrusa.
Teal then introduced Terry
Vaughan, master of ceremonies.


Cl


Terry Vaughan, emcee for the gala, and Altrusa President
Vicki. Teal.


Vaughan, who has acted in this
capacity for many years, put all
at ease with his easy manner
and quick jokes while getting
right down to the real reason all
had come out this evening. The
purpose was to he the last name
drawn in the "reverse drawing"
and win the grand prize of
$2,500.
Sixty-six prizes were given
through the evening.. The prizes
and donors were: Apple ilod
Touch fromri Dav\is Express.
Swedish massage fromn Stefanie
Smith, $100 gift certificate from
A & G Custom Framing, bamboo
cutting board v ith knife set from
James and Joan Rogers, four
oil change with vehiclee detail
gift certificates from Town &
Country Ford and anielle Smith,
three one-month memberships to
Starke Golf and Country Club
from Tatum Brothers Saw Mill.
BBQ utensils and Paula
Dccn roaster pan from Denmark
Furniture & Jimmy/Martha
Epps, gift certificate to Cowboxy's
Steakhouse from Robert and
Angela Helms. t\\o $100.
savings bonds from Capital City


Bank, Oneida 40 pc. silver-plate
flatware from Ellen Roberts,
Suburban Carpet Cleaning
gift certificate from David
Hamilton, a Longaberger multi-
colored cake basket from Linda
Tatum, $50 gift card to Outback
Steakhouse from Mercantile
Bank, a Hamilton Beach Stay or
Go coffee maker from Pipeline
Contractors, massage by Mary
Coleman,
Garmin Nuvi 1300 GPS from
'Shands Starke, BBQ utensils
and Paula Deen bowl set from
l)enmark Furniture and Teal
Tile, Mary Kay basket with gift
certificate from Kathi Fellows,
two $100 savings bonds from
Community State Bank, George
Foreman grill from Andrew and
Karan Bryant, facial by Ashlyn
and Merle Norman certificate
from Ashlyn and Belinda
Garrison, five-gallon shop vac
from Shands Starke,
Hamilton Beach dual wave
blender from Denmark Storage,
13lle unisex polarized sunglasses
from )Dr. Len Schlofman and
Dana Crase, $50 gift certificate at
Genesis Hair Design from Terry


Oglesby, a Gator gift basket from
Jones-Gallagher Funeral Hoine,
$50 Applebee's gift card frotr
Mercantile Bank, therapeutic
pillow from Dr. Virgil Berry;
$50 gift certificate to Garfield
Cleaners from Linda Kay Johns,
GE six-quart slow cooker from
Windows By Lisa, Vera Bradley
black hipster purse from Dudley
and Beverly Hardy, Sonicare
advanced cleaning toothbrush
from Starling Family Dentistry,
18 holes of golf with cart for
two players from Starke Golf &
Country Club, dinneranda movie
gift certificates from Chrissy's
and Florida Twin Theatre,
hand-painted plate with angelic
creations and candles from
Candy Woloshchuk and Marie
Polk, 7-inch Phillips portable
DVD player from Jimmy and
Martha Epps, Venetian spiced
dinnerware gift basket from
George Roberts Insurance, $70
gift card to Bliss Salon from
Carmen Waterhouse, portable
one-gallon air compressor from
Andrew and Karan Bryant, two
oil changes from Mosley Tire,
RCA iPod clock radio with
iTunes gift card from Dr. Talisha
Cunningham, Bissell bagless
vacdum from Teal Tile and
Carpet, Armitron men's watch
from Windows By Lisa, three-
piece Georgia tile-top tables from
The Sporting Chance, Black &.
Decker drill set with accessories
from, Denmark Storage, outdoor
smoker with charcoal from
JoAnn Rowe, 10-piece T-Fal
cookware from Jim and Evelyn
Womack, hand-crafted stone
necklace and fossil coral from
Laurel and John Baker, one-
year YMCA membership from
Georgette Glaze, $275 in cash
from Brandi Noegel, Tatum
Brothers Saw Mill and Montford
Paint & Body, five-piece Dockers
luggage set from Strawberry Tea
Room, annual pet exam from Dr.
Joel Sailor DVM,
Sony Blu-Ray DVD player
from Bradford County Telegraph,
one-night stay and dinner for two
couples from Hampton Lake
Bed & Breakfast, a one-carat


diamond ring from Teila Pearson
and Williams Jewelry, and a
Nikon Coolpix digital camera
with card from Shands Medical
Group.
The last name drawn would
receive the grand prize of $2,500
in cash.
As the evening progressed, the
last three people to be awarded
gifts were called to the front.
Third place went to Dimple
Overstreet, who won a one-carat
diamond ring. Second place with
a Nikon Coolpix digital camera
with card went to Tymber Tatum.
The grand prize winnerof $2,500
in cash went to Valerie Hoffler.


After the final accounting
was complete, Altrusa proudly
announced that over $8,000 was
raised, after expenses, at the 181h
annual Gala event. These funds
will be used to support Altrusa's
projects in Bradford County over
the following year.
Altrusa Club of Starke is
a thriving, growing club of
professional women who are
making a difference in the
Bradford community.
Submitted by Carole DeCelle
with photos from Cheryl
Canova.


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RMC taking part in state re-entry pr


Program aims at
giving inmates skills,
education so they
become a positive
part of society upon
their release from
.prison.

BY TERESA STONE
IRWIN
Tines Staff Writer
Florida Department of
Corrections records show that
in December of 2008, for the
first time ever, the Florida
inmate population exceeded
100,000. Statistics show that
approximately 32 percent of the
40,000 inmates who are released
each year from Florida's prisons
will return within three years,
at the current cost of $20,000
per inmate per year.
As part of the Department of
Corrections re-entry program
initiative, last month, the
Reception and Medical Center
in Lake Butler held a dedication
ceremony to designate a dorm at
the work camp to house inmates
eligible for the program.
The purpose of the re-entry
program is to better prepare
inmates who are nearing the
end of their sentences for
release into society. Some of
the initiatives in the program
includeeducation opportunities,
treatment programs and job
skills training. Inmates in the
RMC program are able to
take GED courses and receive
vocational training, as well
as attend counseling in anger
management, substance abuse
and transition skills.
"The purpose of the program


is to reduce the recidivism
rate that is over 32 percent
right now," said RMC Senior
Classification Officer Don
Hicks. "By providing inmates
with the skills they need to
reenter society, it will reduce
the cost to the taxpayer as well
as lower the number of new
crimes committed, offering
more public safety," he said.
Hicks said the RMC Work
Camp dorm being used for the
program has the capacity of
72 beds. He handpicked the
first 32 inmates to pilot the
program. The inmates selected
were already showing initiatives
to getting their lives back on
track by taking GED courses
or receiving counseling such as
anger management, substance
abuse or life skills. Another
requirement is that inmates in
the program must be within
five years of completing their
sentences.
DOC studies have shown that
inmates with basic education,
substance abuse treatment and
vocational skills are less likely
to commit another crime and
return to prison.
Other prisons across the
state use some form of a re-
entry program to help reduce
the recidivism rate, however,
there are presently two prisons
that have been fully designated
as re-entry institutions: Baker
Correctional Institution in
Sanford and Demilly CI in Polk
'County. What's different about.'
the re-entry dorm at RMC as
opposed to these two-prisons
is that RMC does not receive
funding from the state for its
program.
The RMC Work Camp re-
entry program is supported
only through sponsors such as
Lake Butler's Florida Council


RMC inmate Gary Little, a
chosen participant in the
prison's re-entry program,
reads his winning essay
about getting a second
chance in life.

on Crime and Delinquency
Chapter 5 which supplies
inmates with needed items
such as paper, pens, dry erase
boards and. other classroom
materials. The program also
receives support through local
community partnerships such
as with the Union County
School District.
The Union County School
District recently partnered
with RMC to begin offering
GED courses and testing to
inmates. According to Outpost
Alternative School Principal
Barry Sams, the program has
been successful, with 16eligihle
inmates receiving a high school
diploma earlier this year.
"This is a way the school
district can give back to RMC
Work Camp for all they do-
not just for the schools, but
for the community as well."
Sams said that Lake Butler


Middle School's seventh grade
world geography teacher Chris
Mecusker puts in the extra
hours at RMC to teach and
administer the GED program
to inmates.
Community partnerships
Sgo a long way toward
providing inmates with the
vocational skills they need to
find employment once they
are released. For example,
certain inmates have been
able to receive certification
in \wastewater treatment or
pesticide treatment.
Union county y Extension
Agent Jacque Breman Ph.D.,
said that one inmate who was
trying to get his life on track
had planned to go to work
on the family farm after his
release. In order to work, the
inmate needed to be licensed
in pesticide use, but the state
didn't offer a program for him
to get the training he needed.
"Maybe Tallahassee felt a


little uncomfortable with it, but
I figured this guy had paid
his dues and he had family
farmland where he could work
when he got out," Breman said.
He had to cut through a lot
of red tape, but Breman. \as
given authorization to train the
inmate to receive his pesticide
license.
Breman said anytime he can
help DOC or inmates get back
on track, he's up for it.
Years ago, when the state
institutions began farming and
planting vegetables, they called
upon Breman's expertise to
assist at several correctional
institutions, including Union
Correctional Institution, where
inmates used 40 acres of
farmland to grow their own
vegetables like greens, potatoes
and squash. "We couldn't use
nonrestrictive pesticides at
the prison, so it was a real
challenge to figure out how to


The Lake Butler Rotary Club announced Russell
Larramore (left) as the winner of the drawing for
a brand new shotgun. The shotgun was donated
by Rotarian Jerry Whitehead (right) as part of a
fundraiser for the club.



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RMC Warden Brian Riedl (right) gives a plaque of
appreciation to one of the prison's former wardens,
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institution as well as the community.


Learning by doing... on the farm


On Oct. 30, the farm of Marvin Smith of Providence was visited by the University .- . '-, ,
of Florida's Horticulture Departnient vegetable production class. Farm field
manager Ivey Blanton hosted the tour of the farm which was the idea of Dr.
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approach keeping the hugs off
the plants, hut I enjoyed it all,"
he said.
Guest speaker for the
dedication ceremony at RMC
was Mark Redd, warden at the
new Suwannee Correctional
Institution. Redd served as
RMC warden several years.
ago.
"When we built this work
camp. we had it in mind to
build a housing unit like the
S:-, re-entry d"rm and partner with
the community to provide.l
educational opportunities," he,
said.
On behalf of the numerous
community partners. Redd told
the inmate program participants,
"What you have here is an
opportunity to live in a dorm
with other like-minded men and.
help support each other...and.
give back to the community fob,
what they've done for us here:
at the work camp."
Current RMC Warden
Brian Riedl said that he found
it perplexing to see that the,
age of offenders keeps getting
younger and younger.
"As we' sit here. buses (of:
inmates) are rolling into this.
place. We have an obligation
today to make a change. W~\
have an obligation to put ypuq
back in your holes with your
kids and wie s." Ricdl said.
Two inmates in the re-engy
program were asked to spk
during at the ceremony. One H
written a poem about havingI
second chance in life. Anotdi
program participant. G'oy
Little, entered an essay cont@$t
and won first place.. Reading
his essay to the audience, Little
said, "The re-entry program
gives me the opportunity tb
learn how to. live a drug-free
life in today's society. I will nol
be a statistic." :


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Union band earns honors, has good year


BY TERESA STONE
S IRWIN
7imes-Staff Writer
For those who didn't get
out to see a performance of
this year's Union County High
School marching band, you
missed quite a show.
At last month's annual Florida
School Music Association's
assessment, the band received
straight superior ratings in all
fi'e assessment categories of
music, percussion, auxiliary
(iigerettes), marching and
maneuvering, and the general
overall effect.
''he season's halftime shows
downed with the "Tennessee
Vc.ltz," and never failed to
receive applause midway
through, whether at the home
fietd or as visitors to another
school.
i'Next came the Tigerettes'
daifce portion of the show to
th'; song, "These Boots are
niade for Walkin'." Tigerette
coordinator, Patsy. Fortner
helped the girls pick out outfits
that are perfectly fitting for
the Boots song. The Tigerettes'
uiiforms glistened in the
stadium lights as they danced
i ;"their sequined purple, gold


I RIGHT:,Gunter and
.Hensen start banging
out a tune on a pair
of car break drums
s before the band breaks
Into "Working on the
Railroad."

black mini skirts and black
'go boots to the routine
reographed by June Sloeber.
ormer majorette "ith the
versity of Florida x ho also
serves as the Gatorettes
,reographer.
followingg the dance routine.
band broke into a comedy\
ion of the show with the
-e1l-known "Hee Haw"
television show song titled,
- ftt! You Were Gone." As
band played the first chords
4he song, audience members
%ean remembering the song
just in time to begin singing it
along with the band members:
"Where, oh where are you
tonight? Why did you leave me


MO H.:!.. ..


Corey Gunter, Adam Mott, Dylan Ramos, Bryce Henson, Matt Fischer, Cheyenne
Tempest and Zane Fortune bust a move while battling it out on the field during a
competition between the Union and Wllllston drumlines.


here all alone? I searched the
world over and thought I found
true love..."
Adding to the fun, one of the
band's drummers decided to
sneak up on a fellow drummer
and stick out his tongue: "You
met another and phftt! You were
gone." Then the unsuspecting
drummer who was spat upon
began chasing the other around


the field to get back at him.
By the time he caught up, they
were )oth distracted when they
spotted .xwo car break drums
lying on the ground.
Being the innovative
drummers that they were,and the
fact that there just happened to
be two sledgehammers nearby,


One little,

two little,

three little

Indians
Joannie Harvey (far
left) with Lyndee
Griffis, Selah Tompkins,
Nadia Norman, Jordan
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Worrell, Addison Worrell,
Kayley Tomlinson, Macey
Johnson, Sierra Mohl,
Isaiah Bell, Stephen Bell,
Erick Lasseter and Mary
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row during Preschool
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SCounty Public Library.
SStorytime is at 10 a.m.
every Wednesday and
Thursday at the library.
Call (386) 496-3432 for
more information.


the boys began banging on the
break drums with the hammers.


Tigerettes grabbed their shiny
gold pom-poms and formed a


locomotive and traveled the
track to the tune, "I've Been
Working on the Railroad," The
band members paused every
now and again to wipe the sweat
from their brows from working
so hard, and eventually lined up
in the formation of a railroad
crossing sign.
The unique percussion
feature was arranged by former
band member Cody Tempest,
who went on to play with the
Gator band and is now serving
as the high school's assistant
marching band director.
The show closed out with the
old Southern hymn, "Precious
Lord, Take My Hand," with
a horn solo by Shelby Finley.
The band marched into the
formation of a cross, and on
the final note of the song, the
Tigerettes raised their flags
high and the band members
went into a final bow.


As the band hits all the right notes during the "Tennessee Waltz," the Tigerettes use
swing flags to perform a beautiful butterfly move.


They were soon reprimanded,
but boys will be boys, and they
started it up again. Before you
knew it, they caught a beat that
sounded familiar, then with the
toot of a train whistle and the
shout of "all aboard!" the band
members marched into the
formation of a railroad and the


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national group that has its roots
in the beginning of the civil
rights movement in this country.
In addition to advocating for the
poor, calling for education and
empowerment, the organization's
work on behalf of prisoners
includes recently calling on th3e-
governor to end the use of Tasers
in law enforcement because of
the deaths associated with their
use.
There have been no policy
changes at the Bradford County
Jail since Ritch's death, but
Sheriff Gordon Smith said his
office has looked seriously at
'what took-place.
"We are always reviewing for
possible ways of making the jail
safer and better. I was unable to
find any wrongdoing on part of
the officers and staff on duty," he
said.
The sheriff did release incident
reports collected following the
death. Investigators spoke with
correctional officers, - inmates,;
the jail nurse, and others, and
the reports include the results of
an autopsy that revealed Ritch
died of complications with her



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additional electricity in needed.
Blending the more expensive
.and less expensive electricity
should result in bills that are
somewhere in between what FPL
and Starke customers are used
to paying-not as low as an FPL
bill, but not as high as a Starke
bill either.
Cobb said FPL would take over
meter reading, billing, customer
service, line maintenance, etc.,
for the city. The ,city would
continue to own the system for the
time being and receive revenue
from the sale of electricity-an
important stipulation since the
city relies of revenue from the
electric department to fund
operations. At the same time
FPL would be profiting as well,


pregnancy.
"It's still a very unfortunate
and tragic event:' Smith said.
According to investigation
records released by the sheriff's
office, Ritch was moved to a
medical cell around 2 a.m. July
3 complaining of stomach pains.
Officers had some difficulty
taking her because was too dizzy
to walk and was even slipping
ortof- the wheelchair that was
retrieved to transport her.
Ritch's complaints began the
prior day. The jail nurse was
notified around 5:30 p.m. July
2 that Ritch was a few weeks
pregnant and complaining of
abdominal cramping. Inmates
reported she vomited more than
once following dinner. The
cramping was not accompanied
by bleeding, so staff was told to
administer Tylenol. The nurse
checked with staff around 7 p.m.,
but there had been no additional
complaints. It was the last time
the nurse was involved until
she was contacted about Ritch's
death the following morning.
Ritch was reportedly
discovered dead by a deputy
serving breakfast at 7:30 a.m. She
was lying in her bed as if asleep
with her back facing the cell
door. After notifying a sergeant


making it a potentially winning
solution for the city, FPL and the
customers-at least according to
FPL's consultant.
As part of the arrangement,
FPL and the city would contract
for the eventual sell of the
electric system to- FPL in 2035.
The sale price would be set now
and diminish over time due to
depreciation of the system. At the
time the system is sold, all of the
city's electric customers would
become FPL customers.
FPL is considering the study
proprietary and isn't releasing
a copy to the city (which
would make it public record),
although Operations Manager
Ricky Thompson will have an
-opportunity to review it on the
city's behalf.
Because of the secrecy, no
numbers were discussed openly
at the city's.meeting.
Cobb said FPL 'wants to take


anflif 1three-pronged approach to create
Agenc __- ........... -- d-class workforce. The
awarded for elementsof thisstrategy include:
awarded - for engaging the business community
looking after in a plan to reduce costs due to
i t poverty, crime prevention and
-local economy- dropout rates, creating a new way
0cal Con m y- of educating with industry leading
. The U.S.ChamberofCommerce program design (i.e. internships,
Institute for a Competitive apprenticeships and mentoring) in
-Workforce has awarded the addition to traditional schooling
-greater Gainesville area, including and fostering entrepreneurship at
Alachua & Bradford Counties, the low end of the socio-economic
.the 2009 Region of Excellence spectrum to incuatp. prosperity
Award. for those in poverty just as new
The partnerships between the businesses are incubated to achieve
Gainesville Area Chamber of VC funding.
Commerce, Council for Economic The principals of the TEAM
:Outreach, North Florida Regional were supported by the visions of
Chamber of Commerce and Angela Pate, executive director-of
FloridaWorks were recognized- Fl6rfdaWorks.
for taking an innovative industry "It is ie belief that opportunity
.approach to integrating multiple is every individual's right that
organizations that are committed unites our TEAM of economic
to the economic well-being of and workforce developers,
Alachua and Bradford Counties. educators, government and our
Recent successes from this business community. Excellence
collaborative TEAM (Targeted must be envisioned before it can
Economic Achievement Machine) be attained. Our goal is to be a
have led to one of the lowest job community with innovation as
loss rates of any area in the state our primary product and export.
of Florida during this recession, The Region of Excellence award
more than 200 new jobs generated is recognition from the. U.S.
in the height of the recession, one Chamber of Commerce that we are
of the lowest unemployment rates succeeding," said Pate.
in the state and a community at . The TEAM was activated in
the forefront of Green Technology, 2005 and its value became'evident
Biotechnology and Health Sciences when FloridaWorks received
training. $580,000 in American Recovery
"Businesses looking to grow or and Reinvestment Ad~:funds for a
expand in our community can find summer youth program Sinice th'it
all the resources to meettheir-needs first award, they have received an
under one roof at the Chamber, additional $1.5 million to train for
We have an advanced relationship Healthcare aindGreen Technology
with economic development and industries. During the summer
workforce that has allowed us to of 2008 FloridaWorks partnered
put special emphasis on business with Santa FeC6116ge;The School
recruitment and training needs Board of Alachua County, Florida
in order to keep our economy Department of Juvenile Justice,
thriving," said Brent Christensen, the Community Weatherization
Gainesville Area Chamber of Coalition and Alachua County to
Commerce president. target and train area youth and
SCriteria for the Region of develop curriculum to prepare
Excellence award includes, but is them for future in-demand jobs. .
hot limited to: Through this program, at-risk
youth were trained in solar panel
0 A program dedicated to installation, digital media, green
improving the delivery --of--bit i - prti . 'e - -
education ' and training at th-- - i t g practices .and. energy
Pre-K, K-12, postsecondary or auditing. This curriculum could
Pre-K, K-12, postsecondary or
adult workforce levels. not have been developed so quickly
aA partnership i wovin g an without all TEAM partners in
education institution dedicated close collaboration.
to improving the bridge from "Our leadership has a level of
education to employment, trust that allows us to have frank
a An advocacy campaign which discussions on the issues that our
has positively influenced public employers,job seekers and students
rpolicyface and develop the best strategic
b An awareness campaign that has
made a significant impact on the approach to address challenges
public perception of an industry, and opportunities utilizing
its opportunities, or the bridge our respective strengths and
from education to employment, resources," said Jackson Sasser,
Santa Fe College president.
Future TEAM plans include a


via radio, the deputy began
performing CPR until a rescue
crew arrived. When the crew
arrived and examined Ritch, one
of its members pronounced her
dead.
The exact time of death
was unknown. Corrections
officers reported checking on
Ritch a couple of times after
she was moved to the_medical -
cell. Around 4:20, one officer
reported that Ritch pressed
the intercom button to request
medication for her stomach pain
and was told "medical would
see her as soon as possible." A
shift change occurred at 5 a.m.
and there was no statement that
additional checks were made
until breakfast.
An autopsy was conducted
July 4'in Gainesville. No visible
trauma was noted during the
external examination of Ritch's
body. The autopsy did reveal
hemorrhaging in the abdominal
cavity.
Ritch was approximately five
weeks pregnant, but the examiner
found it was a tubal pregnancy.
Lodged in Ritch's fallopian
tubes, the fetus grew until it
caused the walls of the fallopian
tubes to rupture, resulting in
massive blood loss.


the next several months to review
the study. He said it was a creative
solution, but also complex, and
it woqld take time to examine
the details to see if it is also a
workable solution.
City commissioners expressed
interest in hearing back from
FPL as soon as possible.


Shoot fundraiser benefits Starke school


Century Ambulance Service sponsored a sporting clays shoot at the Bradford
Sportsmen's Farm in Graham on Oct. 24 as a fundraiser for Starke Christian School.
Representatives later presented a check for $8,160 to the school. The money raised
will go toward the purchase of new playground equipment and a flag pole. Pictured
are Century-Ambulance's Herb Sellers and Robert Allen handing the check over
to Principal Rhonda Douglas. Also students were able to enjoy a tour of an actual
ambulance.


Solid waste sites Concerned


closed for holiday
All six solid waste collection
sites in Bradford County will
be closed on Thursday, Nov. 26,
in observance of Thanksgiving.
The sites will reopen on Friday,
Nov. 27.


Citizens sets
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Concerned Citizens of
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News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake Region area



Camp Blanding has key role in historic deployment


BY CLIFF SMELLEY
Telegraph Staff Writer
The Camp Blanding Joint
Training Center is composed
of 72,000 acres and multiple
training facilities, none of
which is being wasted during
the Florida Army National
Guard's largest-ever training
event.
The 53rd Infantry Brigade
Combat Team is currently
training for a January
deployment to. Iraq and
Kuwait, following a brief stint
at Fort Hood, Texas,- in
January also. Approximately
2,400 soldiers will go
overseas, making this the
largest single-unit deployment
for the Florida Army National
Guard since World War II.
To. prepare, members of the,
brigade are spending six weeks.
at Camp Blanding as part of an
event the Guard has dubbed
"Operation Fall Classic." Lt.
Col. Dan Hartman, the
mobilization and readiness


officer for the Florida Army
National Guard, said the event
has utilized all of the Guard's
resources with more than
1,000 individuals needed to
support the event.
Plus, soldiers in other units
have been participating in
annual training, so Blanding
has been quite the busy place.
"It does use every resource
Camp Blanding has at its
disposal out here," Hartman
said.
Even with all the space
Blanding has to offer, the 53d
Infantry Brigade Combat
Team had to be split in half,
with each half training at
separate times at Blanding--
though there was a little bit of
overlap.
Hartman said a key
component of the 53"r's
training has been the Army
National Guard's exportable
combat training capability, or
XCTC. XCTC creates a
digitized battlefield, Hartman


said. Radio waves and satellite
images are recorded via sensor
packs mounted on each soldier
as well as on vehicles.
Observers in another location
can watch what is happening
during training exercises in
real time.
"They also use the results of
that," Hartman said. "They can
play it back for the unit that
goes through the training when
they conduct after-action
reviews, where they can see
what went wrong and what
they can do better." _
Col. Richard Gallant, the
commander of the 53"' Infantry
Brigade Combat Team, said
what XCTC does is eliminate
any doubt as to % here a soldier
was during a training scenario
when sergeants and lieutenants
conduct their after-action
reviews. In other words, a
soldier cannot deny he or she
was in the wrong place at a
given time.
"We're making mistakes,



In this training
scenario,
soldiers
conducting a
vehicle
checkpoint are
forced to fire
upon a driver
who refuses to
stop. The
soldiers
cautiously
approach the
car and the
driver, who is
one of several
actors helping
the 53r Infantry
Brigade
Combat Team
with its
training.


* ,,


Second Lt. Chassity Pellegrino dons a gas mask during a portion of her weapons-
qualification training. "It's my favorite part of the Army," Pellegrino said of firing
weapons. "I get paid to do what people want to do. It's fun."


but we have to get better,"
Gallant said. "If you have
video footage and 3-D
simulation of where everyone
was at the time, it increases the
learning curve."
Second Lt. Josh Chaves of
Lakeland, a member of the 53"r
Brigade, said the XCTC
training has been helpful in
that regard.
"The people who are
evaluating us sit down and
have a pow-wow with us," he
said. "It lets us know what we
need to improve on, what to
maintain and what to work
on ."
The XCTC training also
incorporates the use of actors
in creating real-life situations
soldiers may face overseas. In
fact, some of the actors are
Iraqi expatriates.
Spec. Ronald Jones of
Arcadia, who described the
XCTC training as "awesome,"
said it was certainly better
having non-unit members
serve as actors. Chaves agreed.
"It puts us more in the aspect
of actually being there in the
moment, to add those training
aides, of having the actors out


* r . -

A member of the 53rd
Infantry Brigade Combat
Team crouches behind a
tree during a training
scenario.


there," Chaves said. "It puts us
more in the moment as
opposed to it just being us
(involved in the training)."
What XCTC also does is
allow the members of the 53rd
to train closer to home as
opposed to traveling either to
Fort Polk, La., or Fort Irwin,
Calif., to receive the same type
of training.
"It's not always possible to
be able to send your unit (to
either of those places),"
Hartman said. "There is a lot
of expense and a lot of
resources required to send a
unit out to those training
facilities, plus they're always
full getting other units ready
for their combat rotations."
Gallant said having such
training broughtto Florida also
minimizes the impact on
soldiers' .families. They don't
have to spend as much time
away from home prior to
deploying, which will keep
them overseas for a year.
"We made a conscious
decision to try to do.as much
training here at Camp
See ROLE, p. 6B


Hoard fired as BHS coach


BY CLIFF SMELLEY
Telegraph Staff Writer
Bradford High School head
football coach Steve. Hoard,
after compiling a 13-17 record
in three seasons, was fired last
week, which means the school
will hire its eighth head coach
since David Hurse retired in
*1990.
Hoard, who was hired as
head coach in 2007 following
former coach Chad Bankston's
abrupt resignation in late June
of that year, guided the
Tornadoes to their first
winning season since 2004, but
the team went a combined 9-
11 in the two years that
followed, including a 4-6 mark
this year.
Superintendent of Schools
Beth Moore, in a statement
released to the Bradford
County Telegraph, said, "The
district is appreciative of coach
Hoard for his efforts over the
past three seasons, and we
wish him the best. Making a
change is never an easy
decision, but we feel it is time
to move our football program
in a different direction."
Hoard felt he had assembled
an "outstanding" 'staff this
season to build a solid program
over time at BHS, but said he
knows the bottom line is
winning, which the Tornadoes
did not do much of the past
two seasons.


"It's a win-now society,"
Hoard said.
Hoard said the program
faced challenges in each of his
three seasons. His first year
was filled with uncertainty, he
said, as far as the short amount
of time available to implement
offensive and defensive
schemes, figure out who the.
players were and determine the
makeup of the coaching staff.
Bankston resigning June 25 in
2007 did not leave Hoard
much time to prepare. Still, the
team went 6-4 after a .500
seasci in 2006 and a 3-7
seasoi� in 2005.
during his second season,
Hoard worked at Southside
Elementary School as assistant
principal. That proved to be a


"disaster" because it prevented
him from being at the high
school and interacting with
players and a relatively all-new
coaching staff until practices
after school.
"It just wasn't a good
situation," Hoard said.
This year, Hoard was back
working at the high school.
However, a rash of injuries
unlike any he's seen during his
coaching career, he said,
plagued the Tornadoes. For
example, the team was missing
three starters-including
center Dylan Manning, who
missed most of the season with
a torn ACL-in its first district
game of the season, a 6-0 loss
See HOARD, p. 10B


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I . V Man with local ties wins sniper event


Veteran Frank Towers (left) and Col. Richard Gallant
salute a wreath placed in honor of all veterans.


Remembering


those who inspire


others to serve


BY CLIFF SMELLEY
Telegraph Staff Writer
Just as Col. Richard Gallant
has no doubt had an influence
on his children, all who have
served in this country's armed
forces have influenced those
who have followed them,
Gallant said during a Veterans
Day ceremony at the Camp
Blanding Joint Training
Center.
"Thank you, all, for your
service," Gallant said after
asking every veteran in
attendance to stand. "All
current members of the service
stand on the shoulders of those
who have gone before us. We
thank you for your
commitment, your vision and
your courage, without which
we would not be the greatest
force for freedom the world
has ever seen."
Gallant, the keynote speaker
during the Nov. 11 ceremony,
spoke of how this year's
Veterans. Day. was special for..
him personally. His son,
Russell, has returned from a
15-month deployment to Iraq
with the Is' Infantry Division.
"He's back and has joined
the legions of our great
veterans," Gallant said.
Gallant's daughter, Rebecca,
will soon join those ranks. She
recently completed basic
training at Fort Jackson, S.C.,
and is currently undergoing
more training at Fort Rucker,
Ala., before she joins the
Florida Army National
Guard's 53rd Infantry Brigade
Combat Team, which will
deploy to Iraq and Kuwait in


E. Brad Barber
Associate Financia


January. Her father will be
joining her as he is the
brigade's commander.
"With a father's heart full of
pride, in the past year I've
welcomed my own daughter
into my brigade, and I've
watched my son join that long,
unwavering line of veterans
who served with bravery and
honor," Gallant said. "He has
joined, as my daughter will
also join, that great group of
American men and women
who continuously deserve our
thanks and respect, not just
today, but every day for the
rest of their lives.
"That is why we are
gathered here today- to
remember, recognize and
thank those who have made a
special commitment and
sacrifice, to our great nation."
Whether it's his children,
those soldiers who stormed the
beaches of northern France in
World War II 'or ilie 'oldi.cts
*O.ho -loughl--n -.k'inadniiW nl\
to return home to a country
that did not appreciate their
sacrifice, they all hold the
common values found among
all who serve, Gallant said.
Those values are loyalty, duty,
respect, selfless service, honor,
integrity and personal courage.
See VETS, p. 7B


One year ago, when Sgt. 1s"
Class Timothy Johns and Staff
Sgt. Kevin Wildman of the 2"J
Battalion, 46th Infantry, 194th
Armored Brigade competed in
the International Sniper
Competition at Fort Benning,
Ga., the pair returned to Fort
Knox with a 12h-place finish.
What a difference a year
makes.
This year, Johns, who is the
son of Jeff and Pam Lindsey of
Starke and Doug and Martha
Johns of Lake City, and
Wildman returned from Fort
Benning with a first-place
triumph in the open class
competition and a number-two
ranking in the overall
competition. A difference of
123 points separated the Fort
Knox team from the number-
one Marine Corps team from
the Scout Sniper. School at
Camp Pendleton, Calif.
"The Marine Corps team
that won it overall were
probably two of the best
Marines I've ever worked with
in my military career," said Is'
Sgt. Steve Johnson, the Fort
Knox team's coach. "They
were very proficient and very
professional in their level of
communication."
Despite their victory, Johns,
who is also the son-in-law of
Bob and Carol Milner of
Starke, and Wildman still had
to contend with many of the
same issues that hindered their
performance last year. They
still had to request tactical
weapons from an outside
source and set up as much
training time as possible at the
firing ranges. Then, add to the
fact that Wildman is busy
fulfilling his duties as Fort
Knox Drill Sergeant of the
Year, Johns is a brand-new
father and the fact that Johnson
was pushing a cycle of 240
trainees, finding time to
practice was tough.
However, Fort Campbell
supplied the team with the
weapons it needed, and Fort
Knox Range Control worked
to provide a training schedule
for the men. Range Control
even helped construct unique
targets for the men to practice
on.
The team members were a
little surprised when they
arrived at the competition and
krere m6ved from the service
class lCcafte~ to open class
due to the caliber of weapon
they had. That meant they
would compete against Special
Forces, Special Operations and
other big-league teams.
"We were just, 'We'll do
what we can do,' and then
after the first day we won an
event," Johns said. "We won
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Sgt. 1st Class Timothy Johns teamed up with Staff
Sgt. Kevin Wildman to take first in the open class and
second overall at the International Sniper
Competition at Fort Benning, Ga.


range), which is a big points
event. Then it just started
coming to light that we could
possibly win this thing.
"We placed second or third


in every single event, and by
day five or six, we were in firs
place in the Open class. .
"It went .well. They
definitely made it more


challenging physically," Johns
said. "Last year, they didn't
give points for anything
physical."
The Fort Knox team was:
thrilled with the outcome,.
especially since its shooters
went head to head against 30.
other teams in this year's 21-
event competition, which
included three foreign teams,
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Sheriff's Office in relation
to the following charges. Any-
one with information about
the whereabouts of this person
should call (904) 966-6380.
1 ,1


Veronica Seymour, 23
She is 5'5", 160 pounds,
with blue eyes, brown hair. She
has tattoos on the right ankle,
right shoulder, right foot, left
leg and neck. She is wanted on
nine warrants for violation of
probation. Once arrested, she
will be held on no bond.

Recent
arrests in
Bradford,
Clay or Union
The following individuals
were arrested recently by local
law enforcement officers in
Bradford, Union or Clay
(Keystone Heights , area)
counties:
Brandon Joseph troft, 26, of
Lake Butler was arrested Nov.
9 by Florida Highway Patrol
troopers on an out-of-county
warrant. Bond was set at
$25,000 and he was turned
over to Union County on Nov.
12.
Mitchell Henderson, 23, of
Ocala was arrested Nov. 9 and
booked into the Bradford
County Jail on a warrant for
failure to appear in court on
bail for an original
misdemeanor charge. Bond
was set at $2,000 and he
remained in jail as of press
time.
Sebastian Octavius Newton,


37, of Sanderson was arrested
Nov. 10 by Starke Police
Department (SPD) officers on
an out-of-county warrant. He
was being held on no bond and
was turned over to the other
county on Nov. 12.
Richard Allen Gillette, 47,
of Starke was arrested Nov. 10
by Bradford County Sheriffs
Office (BCSO) deputies for
possession of less than 20
grams of cannabis (marijuana).
Bond was set at $1,000 and he
was released on bond Nov. 11.
Richard Craig Nipper, 41, of
Brooker was arrested Nov. 10
for retail theft. Bond was set at
$1,000 and he remained in jail
as of press time.
Thomas Lane, 45, of Starke
was arrested Nov. 11 by BCSO
deputies for battery. Bond was
set at $1,000 and he was
released on bond Nov. 12.
. Michael Christian, 39, of
Jacksonville was arrested Nov.
11 by Lawtey Police
Department (LPD) officers for
driving while license is
suspended or revoked. Bond
was set at $500 and he was
released on bond Nov. 12.
Napoleon Davis, 45, of
Gainesville was arrested Nov.
11 by BCSO deputies for petit
theft. Bond was set at $1,000
and he remained in jail as of
press time.
Mary Pines Geddes, 61, of
Starke was arrested Nov.. 12 by
SPD officers for refusal to
submit to breath testing. Bond
was set at $2,000 and she was
released on bond Nov. 12.
Samuel Dewayne Coe, 41,
of Starke was arrested Nov. 12
by BCSO deputies for
possession of a controlled
substance, sale of a controlled


substance and driving while
license is suspended or
revoked. Total bond was set at
$51,000 and he remained in
jail as of press time.
Shaun D'edrick McFadden,
28, of Palm Bay was arrested
Nov. 12 and booked into the
Bradford County Jail for
violation of probation. He was
being held on no bond.
Susan Renea Lawton, 48, of
Brooker was arrested Nov,. 12
by BCSO deputies for
disorderly intoxication. Bond
was set at $1,000 and she was
released on bond Nov. 13.
Ronald Griffis, 53, of Starke
was arrested Nov. 12 by SPD
officers for retail theft. Bond
was set at $5,000 and he
remained in jail as of press
time.
Lautara Slocum, 35, of
Starke was arrested Nov. 13 by
FHP troopers as a habitual
traffic offender and on two
out-of-county warrants. Total
bond was set at $8,500 and she
remained in jail as of press
time.
Jason Jerome Washington,
29, of Gainesville was arrested
Nov. 13 by LPD officers for
driving while license is
suspended or revoked. Bond
was set at $25,000 and he
remained in jail as, of press
time.
Edward A. Grover, 42, of
Hampton was arrested Nov. 13
by BCSO deputies on a
warrant for failure to appear in
court on bail for an original
misdemeanor charge. Bond-
was set at $5,000 and he was
released on bond Nov. 14.
Doyle J. Harvard, 24, of
Starke was arrested Nov. 14 by
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remained in jail as of press
time.
Brian James McDonald, 33,
of Newberry was arrested Nov.
14 by BCSO deputies for DUI.
Bond was set at $1,000 and he
was released on bond Nov. 14.
Jennifer Renee Sellers, 28,
of Sanford was arrested Nov.
15 by SPD officers for sale of
a controlled substance. Bond
was set at $15,000 and she was
released on bond Nov. 15.
William Johnson, 31, of
Keystone Heights was arrested
Nov. 12 by Clay County
Sheriffs Office (CCSO)
deputies on a warrant for
violation of probation.
Anthony Laura, 24, of
Keystone Heights was arrested
Nov. 12 by CCSO deputies for
burglary and grand theft.
Lucy Gates, 36, of Keystone
Heights was arrested Nov. 13
by CCSO deputies on a
warrant for writ of attachment.
Valerie Bennett, 18, of
Keystone Heights was arrested
Nov. 14 by CCSO deputies on
a warrant for driving without a
vaild driver's license.
Michael Spillman, 21, of
Keystone Heights was arrested
Nov. 14 by CCSO deputies for
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Ashley Sofield, 18, of
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to judge
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Nov. 10 after allegedly
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County Judge Johnny Hobbs.
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an inmate in the Bradford
County Jail came forward and
admitted that he and Fugatt
had conspired to harm Judge
Hobbs.
Fugatt is charged, with
threatening to place a
destructive device, aiding and
abetting the commission of a
crime and violation of
probation.
Total bond was set at
$500,000 and he remained in
jail as of press time.

FHP sets
checkpoints
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Union counties:'
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Editorial/Opinion

Thursday, Nov. 19, 2009 * Page 4B




The devil is in the details


I don't want to be a party-
pooper, nor do I want to rain
on someone's parade, but there
js blood in the water and the
sharks are circling. The prey
this time isn't young home
buyers, but elderly
homeowners, a vulnerable
group being offered "easy
money" or "money that never
has to be repaid," operating
under the guise of "reverse
mortgages."
This isn't to say all reverse
mortgages are bad; they may
serve some situations very
well, but would-be borrowers
should be informed that
proceeds from reverse
mortgages are not manna from
heaven, but are loans that
someone must repay at some
future date, with the home
being hostage to the mortgage.
Depending on individual
circumstances, repayment may
be of little concern to some
senior citizens. -
The term "senior citizen" is
used because a homeowner
must be 62 or older to
participate in a reverse
mortgage. It's the law.
To be precise, the mortgage
is based on the homeowner's
equity in the home, capped at
$625,500 for the remainder of
2009. Obviously, homeowners
with limited equity will not
benefit from the program
because acquisition costs will
take a large bite from ?the
amount received. What 'are
those costs?
t .Two percent of the
appraised value of the
property.
* Origination fee, 2 percent
of first $200,000; 1 percent all
over base amount. $6,000 cap.
* Title insurance.
* Attorney and recording
fees.
* Real-estate appraisal.
* Survey (maybe).


Going the
wrong .
direction -
Dear Editor:
One has to think what
Obama has done to deserve
getting the Nobel Peace Prize
and the million dollars that go
with it. Honestly speaking for
myself, I can't think of a thing
that he's done to deserve it.
Look what he's done about
HIV/AIDS. He ordered the ban
to be overturned of migrant
carriers of the disease. I don't
think this combats AIDS by
allowing immigrants to move
into our country. I think it
helps to increase the danger of
more cases.
Look at his stand on
homosexuals. H'e opened the
door for them to marry the
same sex. Even saying same
sex marriage does .not sound
right.
He goes along with
abortions, killing innocent
babies. No matter what
anybody thinks about it, it is
murder of the worst kind.
I read an article the other
day where a man made a
statement that Obama has done
more in nine months than other
presidents in a lifetime. How
can anyone say that when the


* service charge by lender,
$25-$35 per month.
* Interest on the loan.
* Owner must continue to
pay taxes and insurance.
Also of note:
* All borrowers must be age
62 or older.
* Must occupy the home as
principal residence.
* No credit, income or
health requirements to qualify.
* Social Security and
medical benefits are not
affected.
* No taxes are paid on cash
from reverse mortgages.
* Owner keeps title and may
sell home at any time.
* No pre-payment penalty
payment with reverse
mortgage.
* Cash may be used for any
purpose, no restrictions.
* No repayment for as long
as you occupy your home.
The equity in a home is its
value on the market, less
outstanding mortgages) and/or
taxes. If and when a reverse
mortgage is approved, the
existing mortgage will be paid
and the amount added to the
new mortgage. The borrower
may elect to receive the
borrowed money in monthly
payments as long as at least
one of the borrowers lives and
continues to occupy the
property as the principal'
residence. He or she may elect
to receive the money in equal
monthly payments for a fixed
period of time and may choose
a line of credit .that allows
unscheduled payments or
installments in amounts of
choice until the money is gone.
Other options may be
available.
The mortgage becomes
payable when the borrower
vacates the home by death or
otherwise. If the mortgage
becomes due through death of


national debt went from $4
billion to $1.4 trillion under his
administration?
.He .keeps-Jlingering on the
Afghanistan;-issue and every
day, some of our young
soldiers are dying, giving their
all for our freedom. He should
stop having all of those parties
at the White House and flying
to Europe on our tax dollars.
He should use the money and
time trying to get America
back on the right track.
The only proud feeling I
have about any of this is that
my vote did not go to him.


the owner, the house will be
sold and the heirs will receive
any funds in excess of the
mortgage. If the sale represents
a shortfall, HUD will
indemnify the lender and heirs
will receive nothing.
Homes eligible for the
program are single-residence
homes, apartment buildings
with 1-4 apartments, one of
which is occupied by the
eligible owner, HUD-approved
condominiums and
manufactured homes that meet
FHA requirements, including
some mobile homes.
Since interest accumulates
during the life of the mortgage
and is factored in by the
lender, the older the applicant,
the more cash he may receive.
Again, accumulating interest
can take a big bite from the
amount of money the owner
receives, since it is
compounded at intervals. In a
depressed real estate market,
such as being experienced at
the present time, a borrower
may receive much less cash
than he expects.
An old adage is applicable
here: Every tub sits on its own
bottom. Every homeowner's
situation is unique and requires
individual consideration
depending on many factors. A
reverse mortgage may be the
answer for some people, but
one size doesn't fit all, and
everyone must carefully
ponder all factors before
signing away his.or her home.
A borrower may look upon the
proceeds as a loan from his
heirs, for they are the ultimate
lenders and it they that will
repay the loan from their
inheritance.
If there are no heirs, the
decision is much easier. Take
the money and run.
By Buster Rahn. Telegraph
editorialist


Let's keep praying that things
will get better. God bless
America.
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Thank you,
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Dear Editor:
I am writing this on behalf
of the residents of Bradford
County. I am glad to have Rep.
Janet H. Adkins looking out
for our interest in Tallahassee,
and for having a wonderful
person, Ms. Marshall, as her
aide to help us out on issues. I
have been to Rep. Adkins'
office a few times, and each
time I was served with
kindness and respect.
I have been having a
problem with a state bill. She
took the time and went over it
with me. She also told me how
I could have this bill relooked
at, and maybe have it revised.
It is very important for us to
have her and her office here in
Starke. If her office was not
here, we would have to drive
to Fernandina Beach to talk
with an aide. To let people
know, Rep. Adkins' office in
Starke is located at the
Bradford County Courthouse.
So I would just like to take
this time to thank Rep. Adkins
and Ms. Marshall for their
service to our community.
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Correction on
last letter
Dear Editor:
This letter is in response to
the letter written on
11/10/2009 by me to Sheriff
Gordon Smith in regards to the
stimulus package. I was under
the impression that the carvwas
being purchased with stimulus
money and I was, and still am,
opposed to the idea of stimulus
money being used for anything
and couldn't in good faith be a
recipient of said money if I
feel that way.


Ren


o Resid
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Integrity -
First, Last,
Always


--- 190 West


After talking with Sheriff
Smith, he assured me that the
money is not from the
stimulus, but from the Byrne
Grant which is distributed to
law enforcement agencies for
the use of fighting drugs and
drug-related activities.
This grant has been
available for about 16 years,
that I'm aware of and Sheriff
Smith is the first sheriff that
has been willing to share with
other agencies- in Bradford
County.
The former sheriff collected
over $1.6 million from this
grant and never was willing to
share with us even when we
were making more drug arrests
than the entire sheriff's office
combined. This, I believe, is a
testament to Sheriff Smith's
willingness to correct the
wrongs committed by former
administration's refusals to get
along with other agencies and
work together for the common
good of the people.
My letter last week was not
intended to sully the reputation


of Sheriff Smith in any way. It
was a response only to my
beliefs on the stimulus. Sheriff
Smith and I maintain a
professional relationship and
we will continue to do what's
best for our respective
agencies and we each-have the
respect of each other to
continue to work together in
the most beneficial way to
protect our citizens. That is the
most important thing, to
protect those that have
entrusted us to protect them.
-Thank you for your
understanding.
John Hodges
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Making a difference
The Altrusa Club of Starke did just that, donating $500 to the Bradford High School
media center on "Make a Difference Day," which was Oct. 24. The donation will be
used for the media center's magazine subscriptions. Pictured (I-r) are media
center specialists Dana Scaff and Christie Torode, assistant principal Ulysses
Woods, Cheryl Canova, the Altrusa Club's literacy chair, and Vicki Teal, the Altrusa
Club's president.


These books 'cook'
Students in Annie Williams' health classes at Bradford Middle School compiled
their own cookbooks, with eight students' books selected by teachers for special
display in the school's media center. "'m very proud of them," Williams said of all
her students, who learned organizational skills along with what's healthy and
what's not while making their books. Pictured are: (front, I-r) Sebastian Curtner,
Kristian Riley, Evan Darley, Madeline Strickland, (back, I-r) Josi Hamilton, Angelica
Griggs, Brittany Leggett, Kasey Sadler and Williams.


The pilgrims
are coming to
Bradford via
local theater
Tickets are on sale for the
Lake Region' Community
Theater's' ,.lrudcilion, of -Jack-
Stella's "" Once Upon a
Village," which will be
.. performed Friday-Saturday,
Nov. 20-21, and Sunday, Nov.
S22, at the First United
Methodist Church of Starke.
"Once Upon a Village' is a
'musical pageant that takes
viewers on an emotional
rollercoaster ride through the
Spaces of this country's history.
SJoin the pilgrims as they set
:sail for the New World,
survive the first winter, meet
and develop a friendship with
the Native Americans and
celebrate Thanksgiving.
Nov. 20-21 performances
are scheduled for 7:30 p.m.,
While the Nov. 22 performance
is 4 p.m.
Donation prices.are $15 for
; adults, $12 for senior citizens
(55-up) and $10 for children
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available.
SFor reservations and ticket
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Bradford County Education
Foundation members have
tickets available for the
foundation's annual poinsettia
sale at a cost of $15 per
container.
Each sleeved container holds
two red plants approximately
15-20 inches in height.
Poinsettias will be delivered
Friday, Dec. 4, to Capital City
Bank for pickup, which will
begin at 8 a.m.
Tickets can be purchased
from any foundation member.
You . may also call Julee
Tinsler at (904) 966-6025 or
Cheryl Canova at (904) 964-
5382.
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Bradford County public
schools.


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Dec. 4
A golf tournament to benefit
Santa Fe College's "Dollars
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is scheduled for Friday, Dec. 4,
at the Starke Golf and Country
Club.
Play begins at 8:30 a.m. for
the four-person scramble.
Prizes will be awarded for first
place ($500), second place
($300) and third place ($200).
Various contests will also
awards prizes to their winners.
The cost. to participate,
which includes lunch, is $50
per player or $200 per team.
Entry applications are
available at the Santa Fe
College Andrews Center in
Starke.
For more information, call
Cheryl Canova at (904) 964-
5382 or send e-mail to
cheryl.canova@sfcollege.edu.
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dinner featuring Casey Jones, a
passenger on the U.S. Airways
flight that crashed into the
Hudson River, Friday, Nov.
20, at the Charley E. Johns
Conference Center in Starke.
Tickets may be purchased at
the Santa Fe College Andrews
Center in Starke or from
Bradford Scholarship
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tickets are $100 and include a
social,at 6 p.m., pictures with
Jones, a signing of the book
"Miracle on the Hudson: The
Survivors of Flight 1549 Tell
Their Extraordinary Stories of
Courage, Faith and
Determination," dinner and
Jones' presentation.
Dinner tickets are $50.
'Copies of the book, which
will be released Tuesday, Nov.
3, will be available for
purchase.
All proceeds go to the SFC
Foundation ,Scholarship Fund
for Bradford County students.
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'Boots 'n'
BBQ' seminar
set for Nov.
22 in Starke
If you are thinking about
entering a "backyard" team in
the Santa Fe College "Boots
'n' BBQ" event, which is
scheduled for Feb. 12-13,
please attend a seminar
Sunday, Nov. 22, from 2 p.m.
until 4 p.m. at the Starke Golf
and Country Club. The
seminar will cover how to
prepare and present meat.
Please call Kathryn Lehman
at (352) 395-4410 or Cheryl
Canova at (904) 964-5382.
You may also send e-mail to
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edu or chcryl,gnmova@e
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Brezdyn weighed 7 pounds,
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inches in length.
Maternal grandparents are
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of Keystone Heights. .Maternal
great-grandparents are Victor
and Brenda Ashline and the
late Carol Ashline, Josie
Dampier and the late John
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Paternal grandparents are
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Browning.

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"Kaylee weighed 7 pounds,
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inches in length. She joins a
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9.


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Paternal grandparents are
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of St. Augustine. Paternal
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Legion Post
202 plans sale
for Christmas
gifts
American Legion Auxiliary
Post 202 in Keystone Heights
will hold its second annua
Christmas rummage sales or
Friday and Saturdays, Nov. (
and 7, and Dec. 4 and 5. The
ladies of the auxiliary are now
seeking gently used, donated
items to be sold during the event.
Proceeds from the sale will buy
Christmas gifts for local families
in need.
Sandwiches with French fries
and a bake sale will also bt
featured.
Last year, the auxiliary raise
enough funds to buy Christmas
gifts for 32 people. Clothe!
remaining after the sale wer
donated to the First Baptis
Church's recycle shop.
To contribute clothing, toys or
other household items to the
effort, call Ann Horner (352:
473-6642 or Doris Danson (904
966-1319 to arrange for pick up.


Kiwanis boys'
basketball
tournament
returns to
Bradford High
A tradition will be renewed
this winter when the Kiwanis
of Starke Basketball
Invitational will be held at
Bradford High School
Monday-Tuesday, Dec. 21-22.
Proceeds from the
tournament, which returns
after a hiatus of several years,
will benefit the Bradford High
boys' basketball program,
which is now under the
leadership of new head coach
Traavis Chandler.
Teams that will join
Bradford are Williston,
Orlando Bishop Moore and
Camden County, Ga.
Tip-off times for the first
game each night are slated for
6 p.m., with the second game
each night following at
approximately 7:45 p.m.
Tickets are $5, but
tournament passes are
available for $10. Passes cover
all games and enable holders
to be eligible for the several
prize drawings that will be
held during the event.
For more information or to
purchase tickets in advance,
please call Barry Warren at
(352) 494-3326.


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Michael
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training
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Jackson, Columbia, S.C.
During the nine weeks of


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Army mission, history,
tradition and core values,
physical fitness, and received
instruction and practice in
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s markmanship, armed and
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Field tactics, military courtesy,
6 military justice system, basic
e first aid, foot marches, and
Field training exercises.
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Michelle Thurman of Lake
Y Butler. He is a 2009 graduate
s of Union County High School.

e Steven Oliver
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r Sill, Lawton, Okla.
e During the nine weeks of
) training, the soldier studied the
)Army mission and received
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training
Navy Seaman Michael S.
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Hendricks of Lake Butler and
Michael S. Cairel Sr. of
Orlando, recently completed
U.S. Navy basic training at
Recruit Training Command,
Great Lakes, II.
During the eight-week
program, Cairel completed a
variety of,. training which
included classroom study and"
practical instruction on naval
customs, first aid, firefighting,
water safety and survival, and
shipboard and aircraft safety.
,An emphasis was also placed
on physical fitness.
The capstone event of boot
camp is "Battle Stations." This
exercise gives recruits the
skills and confidence they need
to succeed in the fleet. "Battle
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dedication, teamwork and
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Cairel is a 2009' graduate of
Union County High School in
Lake Butler.


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A couple of members of the 53rd Infantry Brigade
Combat Team ready their weapons before stepping
out onto the qualifying range.


ROLE
Continued from page 1B

Blanding as we could and
minimize the amount of time
we were going to have to
spend at Fort Hood so we can
get overseas quicker and try to
get them home before
Christmas next year," Gallant
said.
Soldiers rely upon more than
the XC'C training to help
them prepare for deployment.
Those who have not gone
overseas talk to others who
have. Tla's lwhat Jones has
done, as' well as 2"n Lt.
Chassity Pellegrino of Ruskin.
"(I've talked) a lot with my
dad because he's been there,"
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lot of the (non-commissioned
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Chaves is looking forward to
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Still, he and his fellow unit
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Maj. Stephen Corrow, the
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the 53rd Infantry Brigade
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soldiers here. The service and
sacrifice they're making for
their state and country is
admirable. Every day I wakd
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Americans."
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judy Cunningham (right) accepts the high school
class ring of her deceased brother, Archie Green,
from Jim Filippi, who found it with a metal detector.


Woman presented


with deceased


brother's lost ring


BY CLIFF SM-ELLEY
Telegraph Staff Writer
Who says Friday the 13"I is
unlucky?
Judy Cunningham received a
special present the day before
her Nov. 14 birthday when she
Swas presented with the high
school class ring of her
deceased brother, Lloyd
"Archie" Green, by Jim
Filippi.
"I never knew he lost the
ring," Cunningham said.
Filippi, whose hobby is
metal detecting, was searching
around old docks in waist-deep
water at Kingsley Lake when
he came across the ring. The
ring, which was-denoted as
belonging to a Bradford High
SSchool class of 1958 student,
was inscribed with the initials


"L.A.G." Filippi went to the
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center and looked through a
1958 yearbook when he
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belonged to Green.
Green was a longtime city
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so Filippi contacted city hall,
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Cunningham.
Filippi said this is the fourth
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returned each ring to its
rightful owner or a family
member.
Cunningham said the gesture
mdant a lot. She now has
something special that
belonged to her brother.
"It's something else to
remember him by," she said.
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Everybody does things slightly
different. You walk out of
there with a wealth of
knowledge."
Wildman and Johns were
also able to use their six years
of camaraderie and
teamwork-they served
together in their last two
units-to help them bring in
many of the points. It paid off
in an event called "Dialogue
Shoot," where the spotter had
to direct the shooter where to
aim specifically on a target.
The spotter was allowed to see
the overall target and was
instructed as to which
individual aspects of the target
needed to be shot. He then
relayed the specific location to
the shooter.
"We've been working
together so long we have that
communication already
developed... We have that
system already in place,"
Johns said.
"That's one thing that:
showed very strong on our
behalf--the communication
between us," Wildman said.
"It's definitely a science now."
The duo received an
Ashbury Tactical .300 Win
Mag rifle as the first-place
trophy as well as the
satisfaction of proving they'
had what it took to be world-
class snipers.
"As much as we did down
(at Fort Benning)...none of it
would have been possible.
without so many other people
assisting us-Fort Campbell
loaning us the equipment, 1s"
Sgt. Johnson running our
logistics for us, the battalion
and the brigade, and post
chains of command, all trying
to. give us assistance anywhere
we needed it," Wildman said.


Col. Richard
Gallant,
commander of
the Florida
Army National
Guard's 53"
Infantry
Brigade
Combat Team,
addresses the
crowd during
the Veterans
Day ceremony
at the Camp
Blanding Joint
Training
Center.




VETS
Continued from page 2B

"These values have been
passed down through the
generations of American
veterans," Gallant said. "As
each generation is tested, each
new generation stands up to
answer the call. This is what
sets us apart. Our young
soldiers are willing to carry on
and transfer the legacy of
patriotism and sacrifice. They
are the strength of our army.
They are the strength of our
service. They are the strength
of our nation."
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Herbert Alley


Herbert Alley
"A Soldier Died Today"
KEYSTONE HEIGHTS-
Herbert Alley of Keystone
Heights, Florida, passed away at
the age of 81.
He, was a veteran of the Korean
and Vietnam wars. He was also a
member of the Masons and the
Moose organizations.
Mr. Alley was preceded in
death by his parents, three
brothers, one sister, his wife,
Helen, and one daughter, Theresa
Peacock.
He leaves behind tyo brothers,
four sisters, two daughters: Lois
Reeks and Mary Leon-Guerrero,
both of Keystone Heights; seven
grandchildren, 10 great-
grandchildren, and countless
nieces and nephews.
Mr. Alley was loved and
respected by all who knew him.
PAID OBITUARY


Jessie Bivins
EARLETON-Jessie Green
Bivins, 91, of Earleton, died on
Nov. 14, 2009.
She was born in Baker County
on May 2, 1918, to the late John
Green and Mary Ann Hunter
Green. Ms. Bivins has been a
resident of Earleton since 1964
after moving from Union County
where she previously resided for
many years. She retired from
Sperry Electric in 1975 as an
assembly technician. She was of
the Baptist faith and a member of
the First Baptist Church of Waldo.
She is preceded in death by her
husband, Clarence Bivins, and her
grandsons, Doug Bivins and Mitch
Smith. She is survived by: her
children, Eldred (Ida) Bivins and
Jan Bivins of Earleton, and
Marion (Bernard) Smith of
Waldo; her sister, Alphia Davis of
Glen St. Mary; her nine
,andchildren and one ,reatil-
anlddtaughr ...-.
SFuneral ser% ice; were held N:.t
17 at the First Baptist Church of
Waldo. Arrangements are under
the care of Archie Tanner Funeral
Services of Starke.

Danny Davis
STARKE-Danny Davis, 68,
of Starke died Tuesday, Nov.
17, 2009, following an
extended illness.
Mr. Davis was born in Baker
County, but lived most of his
life in. Starke. He was the son
of the late Dan D. and Beatrice
(Pearce) Davis.
He reitred from Union
Correctional Institution, where
he worked as a correctional
officer. 'He was a member of
the Free and Accepted
Masons, Sanderson Post 122.
Mr. Davis was of the Baptist
faith.
SHe is survived by: his wife
of 24 years, Sherry Cole
Carlton Davis; daughters,
Sharon Renee (Paul) Usina of
Interlachen, Melissa Ann
Carlton and Karen Marie
Carlton, both of Starke; sons,
Danny Brent (Renee) Davis of
Sanderson and William Bryant
(Missy) Davis of Maxville; a
brother, Avery Davis of Live
Oak; sisters, Vera Cullen and
1carlis Harvin, both of
Macksonville, Fairy Lee Davis
of Sanderson and Eveleen
Lyons of Macclenny; 12
grandchildren and seven great-
grandchildren.
SHe was preceded in death by
i sister, Minkey Raulerson, a
Stepgranddaughter, Tiffany
.hiristy, and a brother, Lynn
Oavis,
SThe family will receive
friends on Thursday, Nov. 19,


from 6-8 p.m. at the Archer
Funeral Home in Lake Butler.
Graveside funeral services
for Mr. Davis will be held on
Friday, Nov. 20, at 11 a.m. in
the South Prong Cemetery near
Sanderson. The Rev. Waylon
Hastens will conduct the
services. Interment will follow
under the care of Archer
Funeral Home.

Ethel Dicks
HAINES CITY-Ethel
Nettles Dicks, 89, died
Monday, Nov. 16, 2009, at
The Good Shepherd Hospice
in Auburndale.
Mrs. Dicks wag born in
Union County, and was the
daughter of the late John
Jackson and Lonice Valeria
(Clemons) Nettles. She was a
homemaker and a member of
the Church of Jesus Christ of
Latter Day Saints, Haines City
Ward.
She is survived by: a
daughter,. Betty D. Bagley of
Haines City; sons, John E.
(Carolyn) Dicks of Haines City
and Carl F. Dicks of Dundee; a
sister, Imogene Smith of
Providence; eight
grandchildren and 10 great-
grandchildren.
She was preceded in death
by her husband of 70 years,
J.C. "Bob" Dicks.
The family will receive
friends at Oak Ridge Funeral
Care in Haines City from 5-8
p.m. on Friday, Nov. 20.
Funeral services for Mrs.
Dicks will be held Saturday,
Nov. 21, at 11 a.m. in the Old
Oak Grove Church of Jesus
Christ of Latter Day Saints,
near Providence. Archer
Funeral Home of Lake Butler
is in charge of the
arrangements.

Shirley
Downing
MICANOPY-Shirley
Blackwelder Downing, 64, of
Micanopy, died Thursday, Nov.
12, 2009, at her home after an
extended illness.
She was born in Lenox, Ga. She
was the daughter of the late Julian
Moore and Margarite Trail Moore.
She was a mechanic with Franklin
Crates, and was of the Baptist
faith.
Mrs. Downing is survived by:
her husband, Don Downing;
daughters, Dee Smith of
Micanopy, Ethel Avery and
Sandra Kay Blackwelder, both of
.C(i nes\ Jl.,_.. l ..hers, JA'Sede\
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and David Moore of Micanopy;
sisters, Martha Christmas of
Kansas, Betty Joyce of Branford
and Diane Hoff of Dothan, Ala.;
five grandchildren and three great-
grandchildren.
A memorial service wAs held
Nov. 14. Archer Funeral Home of
Lake Butler is in charge of the
arrangements.

Wallace
Frederick
LAWTEY-Wallace "Fred" Ray
Fredefick, 79, 'of Lawtey, died on
Wednesday, Nov.'11, 2009, at
Malcolm Randall VA Medical
Center.
Mr. Frederick was born in Terre
Haute, Ind., on May 20, 1930,.to
the late Cecil Frederick and
Beulah Pirtle Frederick. He served
four years in the U.S. Army and
retired from Ring Power as a truck
driver.
He was preceded in death by:
his wife of 47 years, Martha Jane
Long Frederick; sons, Cecil and
Raymond Frederick; sister, Betty
Rose Frederick; and his brother,
Bill Frederick.
He is survived by: his children,
Wesley (Erin) Frederick of Starke,
Roy (Jackie) Frederick of
Louisville, Ken., Betty Rose
Rutledge of Hampton, Debra
Davey of Lake Butler, and Missy
Stokes of Hampton; six
grandchildren and six great-
grandchildren.
Arrangements are under the
care and direction of Archie
Tanner Funeral Services of Starke.

George Garrard
STARKE-George Gustav
Garrard, 61, of Starke died
Monday, Nov. 16, 2009, at E.T.
York Hospice Care Center in
Gainesville.
Mr. Garrard was born on June


24, 1948, in Frankfurt, Germany,
to Charles Anthony Garra'rd Jr.
and Erika Pauline Kubart. He
moved to Starke in 1976 from
Jacksonville. He was a self-
employed fence installer, and was
of the Baptist faith. He also served
in the United States Army.
He is survived by: his wife of
37 years, Lori Garrard of Starke;
daughter, Carrie Barrick of Starke;
a brother, Charles Anthony
Garrard III of Orange Park; and
one grandson.
Services will be private at a
later date. In lieu of flowers, the
family requests contacting VyStar
for donations toward funeral
expenses.

Julia Hamilton
MELROSE-Julia Juanita
Hamilton, 86, of Melrose died
Nov. 15, 2009, at her residence.
Mrs. Hamilton was born on
Aug. 7, 1923, in Jacksonville and
had moved to Melrose five years
ago. She attended Fresh Start
Fellowship Church. While living
in Jacksonville, she worked as a
nail technician and also had her
real estate license in Daytona
Beach.
She is survived by: her brother,
Jerry Hornsby of Daytona; a
daughter-in-law, Patricia Booth of
Melrose; three grandchildren and
five great-grandchildren.
There are no scheduled services
at this time. In lieu of flowers,
donations may be made to the
Fresh Start Fellowship Building
Fund, P.O. Box 747, Keystone
Heights, FL 32656. Arrangements
are under the care of Jones-
Gallagher Funeral Home of
Keystone Heights.

Annie Harvey
PERRY-Annie Carter Harvey,
84, died Friday,. Nov. 6, 2009, in
Mayo.
She was the daughter of the late
George H. Carter and Annie
Octavia Andreu. She was a former
bookkeeper with Jefferson-
Smurfit Lumber Company for 16
years. Coming from Jacksonville,
she had lived in Perry for the past
two years. She was a member of
the Whitehouse Baptist Church in
Jacksonville.
Ms. Harvey is survived by:
sons, Edward C. Harvey of Perry
and Timothy Lee Harvey of
Starke; a brother, George H.
Carter Jr. of Jacksonville; 14
grandchildren and 30 great-
grandchildren.
A memorial service for Ms.
Harvey will be held Saturday,
Nov. 21, at 2 p.m., at Whitehouse
Baptist Church. The family
suggests memorial contributions
be made to: Whitehouse Baptist
Church, 24 N. Celery Ave.,
Jacksonville, FL 32220, (904)
781-4766.

Perry Kite -
BOSTWICK-Perry Kite Jr., 79,
of Bostwick, died Tuesday, Nov.
10, 2009, at Haven Hospice
Roberts Care Center following an
extended illness.
A native of Starke, he had lived
in Putnam County since 1953. He
retired after 28 years as a heavy
equipment operator with the U.S.
Army Corps of Engineers. He had
also worked with the Palatka and
Starke Police Departments. He
was of the Baptist faith.
He was preceded in death by:
his parents, Perry and Lessie Kite;
a son, Michael Kirkland; a sister,
Juanita Fillyaw; and a
granddaughter, Shannon
Wilkinson.
He is survived by: his wife of
39 years, Betty Kite; sons, Shane
K. Kite and Mitchie Wilkinson;
daughters, Penny (Danny) Baggs,
Glenda Peebly and Maurica
(Jamie) Heisler; brothers, Dennis
Kite and Danny Kite; 13
grandchildren and 12 great-
grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Nov.
13, at Bostwick Baptist Church. In


lieu of flowers, the family requests
that memorial donations be made
to Haven Hospice Roberts Care
Center, 6400 St. Johns Ave.,
Palatka, FL 32177. Memorials and
condolences can be sent to the
family at www.Johnson
OverturfFunerals.com.
Arrangements are under the
direction of Johnson-Overturf
Funeral Home in Palatka.

Mary Porch
Mary Harriet Dot, Bishop Porch,
88, passed away on Monday, Nov.
16, 2009, at about 3 a.m. in North
Florida Regional Hospital at
Gainesville after a brief illness.
She is survived by: her sister,
Nina Andrews; a daughter, Mary
Harriet Powell Bumgarner; a son,
William C. (Billbo) Powell; four
grandchildren and three great-
grandchildren.
Mrs. Porch was a native of
Starke. She once said, "I have
lived life to the fullest and
traveled far and wide. I have had a
very good life." Some of her
travels included Hawaii,
California, Europe and the
Caribbean. She loved her
University of Florida Gators,
especially the football team. She
also loved to watch golf on
television and was an avid golfer
in her day. She studied football
and golf and could call all the
players by name.
There will be a graveside
memorial service on Friday, Nov.
20, at 11 a.m. at Kingsley Lake
Baptist Church on Mary Dot Lane.
Arrangements are by Jones-
Gallagher Funeral Home of
Starke.
PAID OBITUARY

Evelyn Rohlin
KEYSTONE HEIGHTS-
Evelyn Henrietta Rohlin, 94, of
Keystone Heights, died Thursday,
Nov. 12, 2009, at .the North
Florida Regional Medical Center
following a brief illness.
Mrs. Rohlin was born in Ward
County, N.D., on Oct. 1, 1915.
She moved to Keystone in 1967
from California. She was a
member of Fresh Start Fellowship,
was active with the Senior Center,
and had worked for LAMB for 20
years.
Mrs.. Rohlin is survived by: a
son, Roger (Bobbie) Rohlin; and a
grandson, Kevin..
A memorial service will b6 held
at a later date. In lieu of flowers,
the family asks that contributions
be made to LAMB, P.O. Box
1385, Keystone. Heights, FL
32656. Arrangements are under
the care of Jones-Gallagher
Funeral Home of Keystone
Heights.

Ovelia Stephens
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2009, ,. i t dlJrd l i tr.'. Nursing
Home in Starke, after an extended
illness.
She was born on July 15, 1922,
in Jasper. She was a homemaker
in Lake City, and raised four
children; Patricia, Gerald, Gwen
and Darlene. After leaving Lake
City, she and her husband,
Howard, spent quality time on the
river fishing their lives away,
playing golf and bluegrass music.
They enjoyed their family and
dear friends. Due to health
reasons, they moved to Graham in
1992 to be near family. They then
moved in with their daughter,
Darlene, who took care of them
both until their demise.
She is survived by: her
children, Patricia (Buck) Richards
of Lake City, Gerald (Betty)
Stephens of Keystone Heights,
and Darlene (Doug) Watson of
Graham; a sister, Inez .Mchin of
Brentwood, Tenn.; eight
grandchildren and 14 great-
grandchildren. She was preceded
in death by: her husband, Howard
E. Stephens; and a daughter,


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PAID OBITUARY

Kevin
Touchstone
NEWBERRY-Kevin Ray
Touchstone, 38, of Newberry, died
suddenly at his home, Nov. 12,
2009.
He was born in Gainesville and
lived most of his life in Lake
Butler. He graduated from Union
County High School in 1989, and
was a heavy equipment operator.
He is survived by: his mother,
Nancy Langford Touchstone of
Newberry; his father, Richard S.
Touchstone of Lake Butler; a
brother, Mark Touchstone of Lake
Butler; sisters, Shannon Bass of-
Newberry and Stacy Gross of
Gainesville; and his maternal
grandmother, Helen Langford of
Newberry.
Graveside services were held
Nov. 16, in the Union Baptist
Church Cemetery in Newberry.
Arrangements are under the care
,of Archer Funeral Home of Lake
Butler.

Woody
Youngblood
KEYSTONE HEIGHTS-
Woody Earmer Youngblood, 86,
of , Keystone Heights, died
Thursday, Nov. 12, 2009, at his
son's home.
Mr. Youngblood was born on
Aug. 8, 1923, in Marion, Ga. to
the late Homer and Mattie
Hamilton Youngblood. Woody
had served in the U.S. Army and
was a farmer.
He is survived by: his children,
Samuel, Diane, David, Richard,
Roy and Penny; several
grandchildren and many great-
grandchildren.
A memorial service for Woody
will be held at a later date.
Arrangements are under the care
of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home
of Keystone Heights.




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A loving husband, father,
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church family during the
passing of Clayton. We
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flowers, food and
especially for prayers of
comfort, support and
encouragement.
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Fullback Shane
Jennings (left)
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Interlachen
defense for a
big gain.








Indians roll to 55-0


homecoming win over Rams


BY CLIFF SMELLEY
Telegraph Staff Writer
Reggie Thomas rushed for
122 yards and three
touchdowns as the Keystone
Heights football team had an
easy time of it on
homecoming, scoring eight
touchdowns in a 55-0 rout of
visiting Interlachen on Nov. 13
to close out the season. --
All but one of the Indians'
touchdowns came on the
ground as the team rushed for
246 yards on 38 carries-a 6-
yard per-carry average.
Interlachen (1-9) may have
entered the game with just one
win, but head coach Chuck
Dickinson said it was an
important win for Keystone,
which finishes the year with a
.500 record.
"For us, I think it was big for
the seniors to go out with a
win and for the underclassmen
to get to 5-5 after last year-a
disappointing 3-7," Dickinson
said. "Hopefully; next year we
can build on this."
The Indians will lose three
offensive linemen to
graduation. Their loss will be
hard to overcome, Dickinson
said, but the Indians return
everyone else on offense,
including Thomas, who capped


his night early in the third
quarter with a 32-yard scoring
run that put the Indians up 41-
0.
Thomas had a huge impact
on Keystone after transferring
from Bradford High School
prior to the season.
"He's given us something
we've never had, some outside
speed," Dickinson said.
Also returning next year are
quarterback Brantley Lott and
wide receiver Ryan Latner,
who have been quite a
productive tandem this season.
Lott completed 7-of-10 passes
against Interlachen for 152
yards and one touchdown to
Latner. Latner caught four
passes for 93 yards.
It was a good showing, too,
for a defensive unit that has
struggled this year. The
Indians held the Rams to 77
yards and thwarted
Interlachen's only serious
scoring threat when Zach
Lambert intercepted a pass in
his own end zone with less
than 30 seconds remaining in
the first half.
Offensively, the Indians
wasted little time rolling
through the Interlachen
defense. They received the
game's opening kickoff and


scored on five plays. Shane
Jennings had a 22-yard run
that set up a first down at the
Interlachen 18 before Thomas
eventually scored on a 17-yard
run. Darby Johns' PAT capped
the three-minute drive, which
consisted of nothing but runs
by Thomas and Jennings.
Lott attempted his first pass
on the Indians' next
possession. It was a 34-yard
completion to Latner to the
Interlachen 21. Three straight
runs by Thomas afterward had
Keystone in the end zone
again. Thomas' 6-yard run put
the Indians up 13-0 with 4:14
left in the opening quarter.
Interlachen was able to cross
midfield the first two times it
had the ball, but Robbie
Rossano made a tackle for a 3-
yard loss on the Rams' second
possession, which, with a
fumble that resulted in a loss
of another 3 yards, forced a
punt.
Jennings, who finished the
game with 58 yards on eight
carries, did the bulk of the
work on the Indians' next
drive. He had runs of 5, 11 and
6 yards before catching a 5-
yard pass to set up a fourth-
See ROLL, p. 10B


BY CLIFF SMELLEY
Telegraph Staff Writer
Nathan Buchanan will give
Keystone Heights High School
its first presence in the boys'
race of the Florida High
School Athletic Association
Finals in six years after his
ninth-place finish at the
Region 2-2A finals, which
were held Nov. 14 in
Titusville.
Buchanan finished the race
with a time of 16:59.71, which
earned him a trip to the
FHSAA Finals Saturday, Nov.
21, at Little Everglades Ranch
in Dade City. The top 15
runners qualified for that meet.
Tyler Davidson of Cocoa
Beach won the race with a
time of 15:19.10. Pasco's
Anthony Plourde, who edged
out Buchanan for the District 3
championship, placed fifth
with a time of 16:32.66.
The last time Keystone


participated in the boys' race
at the state finals was in 2003
when the entire team
advanced. Enoch Nadler
earned a medal by placing
third.
Buchanan is attempting to
earn his second medal in state
competition. His first occurred
in track and field at the 2008
finals.
Keystone's only other
representative at the regional
meet was girls' team member
Emily Schaul. She placed 501"
with a time of 22:22.30.
Schaul was the only seventh-
grader in the race.


Nathan Buchanan will
compete at the FHSAA
Finals in cross country
after his ninth-place
finish at the regional
finals.


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recognition for

.. BHS player
S . Bradford High School football
player Donelle Williams proudly
shows off the plaque he received
i :-- " earlier this season naming him
"Athlete of the Week" by local
ESPN radio and presented by
McGriff Agency, State Farm
Insurance. The award recognized
his accomplishments in the
Tornadoes' 27-16 win over Santa Fe
on Oct. 2. Williams, a junior, had 16
carries for 134 yards and two
touchdowns, while also making 12
- , | tackles and intercepting a pass.
Also, Williams was recognized for
I' his overall accomplishments this
season when he was named the
Florida Athletic Coaches
Association's "Player of the Year"
in the association's District 5. That
district is composed of 24 schools
_ in Bradford, Union, Clay, Putnam,
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HOARD
Continued from page 1B

to eventual district runner-up
Taylor County on the road in
which the lone score occurred
in the fourth quarter.
In a 27-22 loss to Union
County, the Tornadoes were
missing nine starters.
"We were just snakebit
injury-wise," Hoard said.
Moore, in her statement, said
a search committee, headed by
BHS Principal Doug Thoburn,
has been formed composed of
community members and BHS
'staff. Notable members include
former Bradford head coaches
Hurse and Lennard Register.
Register never experienced a
losing season in his seven
years at the helm in the '50s
and '60s, while Hurse, who
coached the Tornadoes from
1962 through 1990, led the
team to state championships in
1965 and 1966.
The committee, which will
also include athletic director
Daniel Davis and former
coaches Inez Diggs, Jeremiah
Johnson and Harvey Lofton, is
scheduled to hold its first
meeting on Monday, Nov. 30.
Moore's statement adds that
applications are being accepted
via postings at the district
level, statewide through the'
Florida High School Athletic
Association Web site and
nationwide through the
American Football Coaches
Association and Teachers-
Teachers Web sites.
Moore said the committee
will select three to four
finalists who will be
interviewed by a small


Steve Hoard (left), shown during a Bradford High
School football practice, was fired after a three-year
stint as head coach.


committee of district staff. A
final selection will be made
following those interviews
with a successor in place by
early spring.
Hoard spent 10 years at BHS
overall, which followed a
seven-year stint at Union
County High School. He has
built many relationships in the
area during that time and has
experienced the deaths of
fellow faculty members,
administrators and even
students. He has invested a lot
in the community, which
makes the firing especially
.tough to take.
"It's going to be tough to
pull up anchor and go
somewhere else," Hoard said.
"This has become home."
Still, Hoard was gracious,
saying he enjoyed working
with the players, the three
principals he worked under


while head coach and many
members of the community,
whether they be Jeff Stockdale
or Byron Ramseur-past and
current team chaplains-
WEAG radio personalities
Terry Vaughan and Rick
Cragg, or the Cubbedges and
other members of the
Touchdown Club.
"I'm not going to make this
a negative thing and blame
people," Hoard said.
Hoard did say his firing fits
in line with the history of the
position since Hurse resigned.
Hoard coached three years,
which is the average tenure of
each coach starting with Al
Werneke in 1991. Not every
coach during that span %yas
fired, but no one has held the
job for more than four seasons.
(Rowland Cummings coached
from 2000 through 2003
before resigning.)


ROLL
Continued from page 9B

and-I play at the Interlachen
17. Thomas converted the
fourth down in a big way,
ripping off a 12-yard run. That
set Jennings up for a 5-yard
touchdown run, capping a 72-
drive that put Keystone up 20-
0 early in the second quarter.
Keystone struggled to start
its next drive. An illegal-
procedure penalty and two
straight incompletions had the
Indians facing third-and-15.
Lott completed a 14-yard pass
to Latner, while Jennings' 1-
yard run on fourth-and-1 gave
Keystone a first down at the
Interlachen 43. Alex Gonzales
put the Indians in the red zone
with a 12-yard run to the 15. A
14-yard reception by Chase
Julius set Lott up for a I-yard
touchdown plunge behind
center. Keystone led 27-0.

A pass breakup by Winston
Kicklighter on third down
forced the Rams to punt the
ball back to the Indians, who
needed just three plays to
cover 75 yards and put another
score on the board. A 5-yard
run by Thomas was followed
by a 40-yard pass play to tight
end Matthew Dickinson, who
was left in the middle of the
field. Dickinson gave the
Indians a first down at the
Interlachen 30. The next play,
Lott threw a laser to Latner in
the end zone for a touchdown
with 56 seconds remaining in
the half.
A 25-yard pass play gave the
Rams a first down at the
Keystone 15 with 28 seconds


Keystone's
Reggie Thomas
totes the ball in
the Indians' 55-
0 win over -
Interlachen.
Thomas scored
three
touchdowns
and rushed for
122 yards.












left 'til halftime. Lambert's
interception ended the threat.
It was the first of two
straight interceptions by
Keystone as Trevor Crews
intercepted a Rams pass on the
opening drive of the second
half. That set the Indians up at
the Interlachen 46. Four plays
later, Thomas ended his night
with a 32-yard jaunt into the
end zone. The Indians led 41-
0, which enforced a running
clock the remainder of the
game,
Johns and Rossano turned in
big plays defensively on the


ensuing series, with Johns
making a tackle for no gain
and Rossano sacking - the
quarterback for an 8-yard loss.
Chase Chambers and Evan
Harvey also made big plays in
pass coverage to help force the
Rams to punt.
The Indians got a 7-yard
touchdown run from Bruce:
Kirksey to go up 48-0, while
time expired on Gonzales' 2-
yard touchdown run. In limited
action, Kirksey gained 38
yards on just three carries,
while Gonzales finished with
32 yards on six carries.


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income. Call 904-964-
5427.
3BR/2BA HOME WITH CH/.
A, fenced back yard,
screened front and back
Porch. Very short drive
to Prison from CR225.
$750/mo. $1500 to move
in. Call C.K. Ryan (904),:i
838-5094.
3BR/3 FULL BATH/ OF-
FICE, 12 x 23 Florida
room, 2 story lake house,
Bedford Lake, 2 car ga-
: rage; fully fenced, $1210
monthly, call 904-333-
5518.
HOUSEMATE, no smoking,
needed in a 3BR/2BA
house in Melrose. Rent is
$390 plus utilities. If inter-
ested please call Stacie at:
352-222-7125.
KEYSTONE 14 X 70, MH,
2BR/2BA, walk in closet,
garden tub, separate
shower in master, large
living and kitchen area,
covered front deck, paved
road. Service animals
only, $550 plus deposit.
Call 352-278-2338.
DOUBLE WIDE with 2nd
house for relatives apt.
Fully fenced yard f6r pets,
$650. Nice High Ridge
neighborhood. Call 352-
473-5745.
LAKE ALTO ESTATES,
WALDO, 2BR/1BA MH,
$550/mo. plus security.
2BR/2BA, $600/mo. plus-
security. Service animals
only, washer and dryer
available, call 317-748-
7912.

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HOUSE FOR RENT, 3BR/
1BA, $500 per month plus
utilities. Nice yard. Call
904-368-0191. Just out-
side Starke City limits.
HOUSE FOR RENT - 2/1
ON ONE ACRE LOT.
$600/mth plus $500/dep.
Call Mike at 904-364-
7026.
HOTEL ROOMS FOR
RENT, weekly rates, no
frills rooms $60, rooms
with baths $135, rooms
peCi night are $25. Tax
not included. To see the
rooms, go to the Manag-
ers apartment on Walnut
Street, across from Post
Office at Magnolia Hotel,
or call 904-964-4303.

52 Animals and
Pets
-DOG TAGS - DOG TAGS -
DOG TAGS! Buy them at
the Office Shop in Starke
on Call St. Only $4.75,
including postage. Many
colors, shapes and styles
to choose from. Call
904-964-5764 for more
information.
FREE PUPPIES. Mother
Beagle, father unknown.
Very healthy, 1st shots,
wormed X 3. Call 904-
368-0649.
FREE CAT TO GOOD
HOME. She's petite,
beautiful, litter box broke,
kids are allergic. Comes
with supplies. Call 904-
962-5911.
53 A Starke Yard
Sales
LARGE YARD SALE, Sat-
urday 11/21,9am to 3pm,
behind the Rowe Enter-
prises building located
at 9799 US HWY 301,
6 miles south of Starke.
,Lots of stuff.
MOST COMPETITIVE buy-
Ser of gold and silver coins,
904-966-2122.
BIG SALEI Sat. & Sun. 9am
til ? 301 N. Just past Fair
Grounds on right (U-Haul)
.wide variety of yard sale
:items and new items,
including brand new Levis
socks, brand new kids
clothing, Gatorade, food
items, anitques, small
'entertainment center,
table and 4 chairs $125,
collectibles, and furniture.
etc.
YARD SALE SAT. ONLY
Griffis Loop, follow signs.
OD's, movies, DVD's,
tools, bamboo patio fur-

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* On-site Laundry
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* Wall to Wall Carpet in
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Pine Forest/
Starke Homes
Apartments
1530 W. Madison St.
Starke, FL
904-964-6312.
TDD# (202) 720-6382
"This Institution is an Equal
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niture, plants, clothing,
fishing equipment, and
lots more. To much to
list.
FRI. & SAT. 1.5 miles East
on Rt 100, formerly Old
Glory Feed. Lots of new
items, weed eater, air
compressor small motor
& much more.
GARAGE SALE near Coun-
ty Club, Fri. & Sat., 8am
til ? Kids' toys, clothes,
furniture, kitchen items,
Vera Bradley, holiday
items, treadmill, lools,
2 hydraulic pallet jacks,
much more. 15672 NE
14th Ave.
FRI. & SAT. 8:30AM TIL
2PM. 13380 SECR100A
(Griffis Loop), across from
Grace Baptist Church.
Quilts, sheets, furniture,
household, clothing, mu-
sic, craft supplies, too
much to list.
JANICE'S THRIFT SHOP
lots of new items, sum-
mer sale on now til Nov.
24th. We buy extra large,
1XL, 2XL, & 3XL clothes.
We are also looking for
women's shoes size 5
to 12. Must be clean and
mint shape only! See
you soon. Call 904-368-
0300.
MULTI FAMILY MOVING/
YARD sale. Sat., Nov. 21,
8:30am til 12:30pm. 280
S. Epperson St. (beside
Madison Street Baptist
Church). Baby clothes
(girl), men & women's
clothes, BDU's, smallfur-
niture, washer, vacuum,
elliptical, books, kitchen
appliances, household
items, home decor, and
much morel
HAMPTON LAKE OAKS
subdivision', Sat. Nov.
21st, from 8am til 2pm.
Leather love seat, desk,
glass TV stand, clothes,
books & misc.
YARD-BARN SALE SAT.
8am to'? 8137 NW CR
233. 301 to SR 16 West,
left on CR 233 (Morgan
Road), go to end of CR
233, big white barn on
right. Christmas items,
jewelry, antiques, collect-
ibles, adult and children's
clothes.
BARN SALE Sat. 11/21/09.
Sam to 5pm. Antiques,
Murphy; bed, cabinet,
podium and military trunk
desk. Tools, windows,
saddles, new water heat-
er, & lots more. Graham
off CR 18, 10354 SW
113 Ave.


HUGE ESTATE SALE. Sat.
& Sun. Nov. 21 & 22.1152
SE 27th Street, Melrose.
HUGE MqVING SALE Sat.
11/21/2009, 9am til 1pm.
2569 SR 230E, Starke.
Between Starke Hospital
and Starke Country Club.
Call 904-368-9770
YARD SALE Fri. & Sat. SR
16 West. Right on 225,
large variety of items.

53 B Keystone
Yard Sales
HUGE SALE. 5033 Char-
ity Lane. Furniture, tools,
.clothes, toys, crafts,
housewares, tractor at-
tachments. Two families,
Sat. Nov. 21 & Sun. Nov.
22.
YARD SALE at Postmaster's
Retirement Village Club-
house, Friday, Nov. 20th
from 8am til 2pm and
Sat., Nov. 21st from 8am
til 12pm. Something for
everyone.
MULTI FAMILY Melrose,
Nov. 21, Sat., 8am til 1pm.
Turn on CR 214 from SR
21, First driveway on left.
INSIDER RUMMAGE SALE
American Legion Post,
7441 SR 21, Fri. & Sat.
Dec. 4 & 5th, 9am til 3pm.
Proceeds Christmas for
families.
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PECANS U PICK $1 per
pound. We crack .25 per
pound. Call 904-964-
7824.
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BED - KING SIZE Pillow
top mattress and box
spring with manufactures
warranty. Brand new still
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Sell for $200. Call 352-
372-7490.
BED-QUEEN orthopedic
Pillow top mattress and
box. Name brand, new in
plastic, with warranty. Can
deliver. Sacrifice $120.
Call 352-372-8588.
BEDROOM SET 7 piece
Beautiful cherry queen/
king bed, dresser, mirror,
2 night stands, chest avail-
able, dovetail construc-
tion. New still in boxes.
Retail $5,600, sacrifice for
$950. 352-377-9846.
COUCH AND LOVE SEAT
- brand new micro fiber
suede set. Still in pack-
age with warranty Stain
resistant, pet/kid friendly.
Retail, $1,500. Sacrifice,
$450. Can deliver, 352-
317-4031.
COUCH AND LOVE SEAT
- brand new micro fiber
suede set. Still in pack-
age with warranty. Stain
resistant, pet/kid friendly.
Retail, $1,500. Sacrifice,
$450. Can deliver, 352-
317-4031.
OAK FIREWOOD $150
per cord. 1/4, 1/2, 3/4
cords are available. Free
delivery in Bradford, Lake


Butler and Keystone. Call
904-782-3846, leave a
message.
KENMORE AND WHIRL-
POOL washers and dry-
ers, new type $95 and
up, each. Electric stove,
written guarantee, de-
livery available. For ap-
pointments, call 904-964-
8801.
3 PIECE LANE RECLIN-
ER home set. Includes
2 wall hugger recliners
and middle console for
storage. Recliners have
drink holders! Like new
condition. Fabric Mate-
rial is tan/wheat. Asking
$1,000 OBO. Call 352-
468-2860.
YAMAHA ELECTONE OR-
GAN, Circa 1976. Excel-
lent condition, 2 tier key-
board. 15 pedals, excellent
tone. Sutiable for home or
church. $750 OBO, call
352-475-5832.
FURNITURE LIKE NEW
pool table 3/4 size, $250.
Plusbeds, chairs, tables,
dressers, cheap this week.
Call 904-235-6503.
FOR SALE TWO WALL
mount gas heater, two
Kerosene Heaters, call
904-966-7479 to see.


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1000 S.W. 16th Ave., Gainesville, FL



FOR RENT - Brooker
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Partially Furnished. Please Call
1st and second month
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284-1144.
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782-9822.
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mowing. Under brushing,
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grading & finishing. Call
Danny Clark at 904-545-
5241 for free estimate.
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65 Help Wanted
SUCCESSFULSALES peo-
ple needed. Were you a
successful sales person
in another geographic
area or in a business
other than Real Estate? I
am currently interviewing
for a Real Estate Agent.
Call Dean Weaver at 352-
473-6201 or e-mail me at
deanweaver@watsonre-
altycorp.com.
CAREGIVER / CNA and or
2 yrs experience working
with elderly or disabled cli-
ents. 2/3 days per week.
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vices, 352-468-2619.
WRITER/PHOTOGRA-
PHER Part time, for Key-
stone Melrose area. 12
hours per week cover-
ing schools & commu-
nity events in Keystone
Melrose area. Computer
& camera skills helpful.
Apply at Bradford County
Telegraph, ask for pub-
lisher.
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PHER Part time, for 12
hours per week cover-
ing schools & community
events in Union County.
Computer & camera skills
helpful. Apply at Bradford
County Telegraph, ask for
publisher.


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Applications will be accepted by Bradford
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Tigers trail at half again, lose 25-14 to Red Devils


BY TYLER STONE
Special to the Times
Quarterback Chris
Alexander completed more
than 70 percent of his passes
and threw for 279 yards, but
the Union County football
team managed just 14 points in
a 25-14 loss to host Williston
on Nov. 13 to close out the
season.
Alexander completed 19-of-
26 .passes with a 27-yard
touchdown pass to Quentin
Johnson. He came close to
becoming the first-ever Union
quarterback to throw for 2,000
yards in a season, falling just
200 yards short.
Despite Alexander's effort,
the Tigers (4-6) found
themselves trailing at the half
as they closed the season out
with four straight losses. They
scored a total of 14 first-half
points during those last four
games.
Williston quarterback
Dalton Edwards threw three
touchdown passes in the first
half to stake the Red Devils (7-
3) to a 25-6 lead.
On the first drive of the
game, the Devils blew down
the field and scored on the.


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Tigers to go up 6-0.
After the ensuing kickoff,
the Tigers started their drive
around midfield. All they
could do, however, was
complete a 5-yard pass to
Adam Cason. The next play,
the Tigers fumbled on an
Alexander sack. Williston
recovered and was able to
drive downfield once again.
The Devils made it to the
Union 20-yard line, but the
defense held, forcing Williston
to attempt a field goal, which
was missed.

Alexander moved the ball
downfield, completing passes
to Johnson and Cason. A very
questionable call turned the
ball back over to the Red
Devils at around midfield.
Union defender Kendall
Wright played this game with
just as much intensity as the
last, deflecting a pass and
getting a sack on the drive.
Wright, though, was not the
only defensive player
showcasing his skills on the
drive. Raymond Randolph
made a huge stop in the red
zone, putting the Red Devils in
a third-down situation.


Hall stop female


runner at Hog Jog


BY CLIFF SMELLEY
Telegraph Staff Writer
Bradford Middle School's
Amanda Hall ran a personal
record of 22:25 to finish as the
top female runner at the Nov.
14 Hog Jog, which was hosted
by the Florida Striders in Lake
Asbury.
Hall was one of seven
members of either the
Bradford Middle School or
Bradford High. School teams
who competed at the event.
Her time was three seconds off
of a BMS record.


Teammate Autumn Rodgers
was the top female in her age
bracket, running a time of
23:36.
Also competing from either
BMS or BHS were: Zach
Davis (22:12), David Weeks
(23:51), Evan Coleman
(27:24), Christina Jordan
(28:23) and Steven Milner
(31:13).
"I was proud of them," said
Bradford coach John Loper,
who added this was the first
club-race experience for most
of the participants.


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The Tigers were able t6 hold
Williston to no points and took
over on the 5-yard line.
Alexander stayed on target,
and moved the Tigers to the
Williston 45. Justin Tyson
took a handoff and scored
from there. The Tigers missed
the PAT, leaving the game
knotted at 6-all.
Union's defense was just not
able to keep the momentum
the Tigers gained from that
drive. Edwards scored on a run
to put the Devils up 12-6.
Tyson did the bulk of the
work on the ensuing drive as
the Tigers moved close to the
Williston end zone. Alexander
attempted just one pass, but
that was a huge completion to
Wright. An unsportsmanlike-
conduct call on the Tigers,
though, forced them back 15
yards. A fumbled handoff to
Tyson resulted in Williston
gaining possession of the ball.
The Red Devils turned the
turnover into points, taking
advantage of a blown coverage
as Edwards threw his second
scoring toss. The extra point,
again, was missed. The score
stood at 18-6.
Near the end of the second
quarter, Union began to wilt.
Bryan Holmes had a promising
return, but fumbled the ball
right back to Williston. The
defense played well, putting
the Red Devils in a fourth-and-
long situation, but the Tigers
could not hold as Williston
scored on a 20-yard pass. The
PAT put the Devils up 25-6.
Holmes returned the
ensuring kickoff to midfield,
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