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editor@bctelegraph.com www.StarkeJournal.com Deadline Monday 5 p.m. before publication Phone (904) 964-6305 Fax (904) 964-8628 USPS 062-700 Stark e, Florida Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 134 th Year 27 th Issue 75 CENTS The Sweetest Strawberries This Side Of Heaven This Week R Hampton responds to audit R Special students mark plant trees R Weightlifter headed to state competition R Worth Noting Lawtey school hosts parent night Lawtey Elementary Schools Scholastic Book Fair is tonight, Thursday, Jan. 30, and much more is in store for parents. Teachers will be available for conferences with parents from 2:30 to 6 p.m. The school will also host an information session from 6-7 p.m. on spring testing. Come have all of your questions answered about the FCAT for third-, fourthand fifth-graders, as well as the Stanford 10 test for K-2. From 4-6 p.m., the Scholastic Book Fair will take place in the media center. Refreshments will be served. R Benefit planned for cancer patient A yard sale and lunch will serve as a cancer benefit for Lara Croft and her family on Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Lulu Community Center on S.R. 100 at he Union-Colombia county line. The yard sale begins at 8 a.m., and there will be a cake auction at 11 a.m. A chicken perloo dinner lunch will be served for $7 a plate beginning at noon. Proceeds will help defray the familys medical expenses, which includes travel between Lake Butler and Tampa. To get involved with the ben efit by helping prepare lunch or providing items for the yard sale or cake auction, please contact Lacy Boatright in the Union County Commissioners Office during business hours, 386-496-4241. R New Guardian class starting Advocate and mentor an abused and neglected child. No special background needed. The next class starts March 3. Call 904-966-6237, or go to www.gal.alachua.fl.us. Three acts took top honors at the Santa Fe College Bradford Fest Talent Showdown. First place went to former American Idol contestant Steffanie Renae (center), second Sylvia Howard (on her right) from Green Cove Springs, and third place went to local performers Lindsey Choice Award. The winners are see inside. Top Talents Floridas top doc visits health departments On Jan. 21, the Department of Health staff in Bradford and Union counties along with many community leaders welcomed the state surgeon general to both locations for facility tours, staff introductions, meetings with community leaders and lunch. The visit began at the Florida Department of Health in Union County where Dr. John Armstrong was led on a tour of the facility by Administrator Joe Pietrangelo. The staff had a chance to meet Armstrong, and he graciously mingled with staff and was genuinely interested in their jobs and responsibilities within the FDOH. Several County Officials, including Jimmy Tallman, chairman of the Union County Board of County Commissioners, Commissioner Karen Cossey and School Board Member Terra Johnson were on site in Union County for his visit and learned more about the Healthiest Weight Florida See HEALTH, 2A SHOCKER? Hampton audit alleges multitude of sins BY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor The general lack of confidence in the city of Hamptons financial practices was more than founded, according to the preliminary findings of a state audit. In the letter from the Florida Auditor Generals office, there were more than 30 findings concerning everything from general management and budgetary controls to payroll administration, procurement of goods and services, contracts, grant administration, record keeping and even who was driving what city vehicles for what purpose. An audit by the state was requested by legislative Rep. Charles Van Zant and was based on citizen complaints about Hampton and Starke, which is also undergoing a state audit. During the period audited, Jane Hall, Hamptons former city clerk, was in charge of the citys checkbook and accounting recordsrecords that were found severely wanting. The control of the citys finances under a single individual made room for a lot of error and, perhaps, malfeasance. The audit alleges that Hall wrote checks to herself for money that she was not owed by the city. Sometimes she claimed ignorance of the accounting software where mismanagement was discovered. Other times, as with the duplicate salary checks issued, she could offer no explanation. Hall resigned in June 2013 after the audit had been launched citing her length of service and medical issues. Current and former city council members may also shoulder blame for what happened on their watch. According to the audit, some of them were not billed for water service, although who was not specified, and payroll taxes have not been withheld from their checks. Other water customers, including large commercial users, were served without payment, as well, and money received from water customers never made it to the bank. Also, tens of thousands of dollars in credit card and convenience store charges were made without clear evidence of a public purpose. The auditor generals explanation of the preliminary findings goes on for more than 25 pages. Here is a summary of what auditors uncovered, by category. General management controls and oversight Finding No. 1: Financial accountability. Findings in the citys annual audit have been repeated for several years, some dating back to 200607, including inadequate separation of duties and personnel to prepare financial statements. Auditors noted that these deficiencies, the lack of accounting controls and written policies and procedures, and a lack of management oversight, led to poor business practices and unreliable accounting records. Failure to address

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2A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Bradford County TelegraphUSPS 062-700 Published each Thursday and entered as Periodical Postage Paid at Starke, Florida under Act of March 3, 1879.POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Bradford County Telegraph131 West Call Street Starke, Florida 32091Phone: 964-6305 P.O. Drawer A Starke, FL 32091 John M. Miller, PublisherEditor: Mark J. Crawford Sports Editor: Cliff Smelley Advertising: Kevin Miller Darlene Douglass Typesetting Eileen Gilmore Advertising and Newspaper Prod. Earl W. Ray Classified Adv. Bookkeeping: Joan Stewart-Jones Subscription Rate in Trade Area $39.00 per year: $20.00 six months Outside Trade Area: $39.00 per year: $20.00 six months (904) 964-6104 801 N. Temple Ave. *Visit Us On Facebook* See ya at the River...Where the Whiskey Never Runs Dry! WE WILL OPEN AT 5 PM SUPER BOWL SUNDAY! $5 VEGAS or YAGER BOMBS $6 PITCHERS $1.75 DRAFTS $2 LONGNECKS $3 BLOODY MARYS Come Watch the GameSATURDAY FEB 1ST 9 PM All Fired Up Come rock out with one of the best Southern Rock Bands around! See our Entry Ad in the Regional Section Bs Boutique Downtown Grill El San Jose Restuarant Prevatts Restuarant Starke Chiropractic Tony & Als DeliAubree & Peyton, Happy Valentines Day! Love, Mommy, MeMaw, & Papa Dont forget to bring in your Valentines messages...You could win a $20.00 gift certificate from one of these local sponsors Steering group planning new projects BY MARY W. BRIDGMAN Special to the Telegraph Representatives from Starke area service clubs and the North Florida Regional Chamber of Commerce met on Jan. 14 to coordinate their activities for the benefit of all who live in the Starke area. The effort, spearheaded by the Womans Club of Starke, has already produced a calendar that lists community events, service club meetings and functions, football games, and public school holidays. Denise Durban, recording secretary for the Womans Club, designed the calendar. Other groups participating include Altrusa, Kiwanis, Lions, Rotary and Masons. The groups next project will be to supplement the calendar with contact information for each group represented. Future plans include compilation of a directory of community assistance services for persons in need. Anyone interested in receiving a copy of the calendar or becoming a member of the steering group should contact Pam Whittle at the North Florida Regional Chamber of Commerce at 904-964-5278 or pam@ northfloridachamber.com. The groups next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 10, at 3:30 p.m. at the Womans Club of Starke, 201 N. Walnut St. Hampton responds to audit criticisms BY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor The Hampton City Council held a special meeting Tuesday evening to approve its formal responses to the preliminary and tentative findings in the state audit, but council members seem to recognize theyve got a long way to go before they regain the publics trust. Even without hearing many specifics from the audit, townspeople were fired up, eager to know what the citys next steps are. Council members begged patience, and tried to reassure the public that steps were already being taken to make a difference. The citys responses to the 31 audit findings strike a mostly conciliatory tone with the auditors. When it comes to recommendations like adopting policies and procedures for governing the citywhich are apparently nonexistentthe council was on board. The city is not, however, admitting to any wrongdoing on anyones part regarding money. The council said its external auditor was unable to corroborate any overpayments to former City Clerk Jane Hall, for example. Hall wrote in a Jan. 24 letter to the acting mayor, Myrtice McCullough, that there is no possible way that she could owe the city any money. After totaling the checks she received from the city for the period audited, she said there was no overpayment. Starting in July of 2012, I quit cashing paychecks due to the shortage of cash in the general fund account. The only checks I was able to cash were here at city hall, and at the end of December 2012, I was personally owed, if I remember correctly, 13 uncashed paychecks and a loan of $1,000 paid with my personal credit card for an ad run in the Gainesville Sun, wrote Hall. She said if anything, she was underpaid, and claimed the city also owed her for a few months of the GoToMyPC service that was billed to her when the city didnt have funds to cover the cost. She said she was also not paid for the consulting she did on the audit and the time spent training the new clerk, which she estimated to be approximately 200 hours at the $10 an hour rate the council had agreed to. Hall said there was also an uncalculated amount of vacation time that she never took over a 15-year period and was never compensated for, although she said the citys unwritten policy was to pay employees for the time they chose not to take off. I am not asking for any reimbursement from the city, but I felt that I should point out that there is no possible way that I could owe the city any money, Hall wrote. Among the changes taking place, purchase orders are being used to control spending, and the city is advertising for accounting services to help get its house in order. It is working on developing a master list of water customers, cross referencing their list with the countys 911 address list so every meter will be read and every customer billed. The council also instituted a twomonth limit for unpaid accounts. After two months, customers will be disconnected. And according to the citys attorney, John Maines, the credit cards are being kept inside two locked boxes. City Clerk Christina Mobley said use of the cards is being documented. As McCullough tried to read through the summaries of the auditors recommendations and the citys responses, the council was confronted by citizens wanting more details about what the audit found and what the city was going to do about it. Freddy Johnson pressed the city on audit issues, but he also called the council out on failing to inform its customers of a boil water warning at the end of December. The only action taking was a notice posted at city hall. As for the citys governance, Johnson said if the auditors had never come to the city, everything the public was hearing about now would still be going ona point the council could not deny. But Councilman Bill Goodge, a more recent addition to the board, said change is coming. Kenneth Woeller talked about getting rid of everyone who was a part of the government before the audit and starting over. He said much of what he was hearing in the audit recommendations was common sense. Keep records, invoices. I mean, come on people! he said. Woeller was told qualifying for the next election is in July, and multiple council seats will be up for election. Did the state just want to know that you all knew how to run city council? Virginia Bradley asked. Every small town has issues, Goodge said, but the city is going to work to make things a lot better. The council came under fire for some specific situations, like the hiring of family members and the use of vehicles. Johnson asked if council members thought it was right that citizens are paying for the 24-hour use of some vehicles, and others mentioned allegations of misuse of these vehicles. Just be honest, Johnson said. Thats what all these people are up here for. Thats why were going broke, because everybody else thinks they should live better than we do. I want to know why a lot of people are getting paid that arent doing their job, Bradley added. Sheriff Gordon Smith tried to calm tempers and explain that the council would deal specifically with the issues brought to light during its regular monthly meetings. The special meeting was called to approve submittal of the citys written responses to the audit findings. They understand your frustrations, Smith said. There are a lot of things that are disturbing, no doubt, and they are having to address those. There will be a better time for questions and answers, he said, adding that if there are legal ramifications for certain individuals, then that will be dealt with, too. If somebodys been stealing, well address that issue and look into it, and well be asking for outside help to do that, Smith said. I promise you, as your sheriff, we will look into those allegations to recover whatever has been stolen from the city. Goodge said it was good to see a turnout and encouraged future participation, clarifying that the council was now meeting on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. With citys responses approved for submittal, the auditor generals office will have time to respond as well, and then the final report will be released. The city wont have seen the last of the auditors, however. Sometime during the 18 months following finalization of the current audit, they will be back for a surprise visit to evaluate the city once again. Initiative and ways to help both counties make informed choices about healthy eating and active living. Armstrong then traveled to the Department of Health in Bradford County where staff were eager to meet with him, show him around and enjoy a wonderful healthy lunch together. Staff members, business owners, local government officials and many other community leaders joined together for lunch in the facility conference room where Armstrong shared his mission for Healthiest Weight Florida, encouraging all to make healthier lifestyle choices. Included in the audience were Brent Burish, CEO, and Andrea Waterhouse, assistant administrator, of Shands Starke Regional Medical Center, Jerry Williams, former Starke resident, Steve Futch, local business owner, Brian Johns, county emergency operations director, and Gordon Smith, Bradford Countys sheriff. Armstrong listened to comments, answered questions and learned more about ways these two communities worked together and with the public to improve nutrition and increase physical activity. He praised the schools for the two programs, Tiger Up and Tornado Challenge, in which students walk each morning before school and receive recognition and awards for their miles completed. The visit was sincerely appreciated by all and came to a quick close for staff and community leaders eager to spend more time with him. Submitted by the health department. Plow Days offers glimpse of history View farming as it was a century ago as draft horses plow the Dudley Farm crop fields. Plow Days at Dudley Farm Historic State Farm is a fun and educational experience for the entire family with old time music, demonstrations and more. The event is Friday and Saturday, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is $5 per vehicle up to 8 occupants. The park is located at 18730 W. Newberry Road in Newberry. Call 352-472-1142 for more information, or visit www. friendsofdudleyfarm.org. 904-964-5994A S H L E Y W I L L I A M SClosed Sun & MonI will be in town to do HAIR & MASSAGE on and Appointment times are available til Call Wendy at Happy New Year to All! HEALTH Continued from 1A

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Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Bradford County Telegraph 3A Happy BirthdayAmy LaurenLove, Your Friends at KickBass Farm Arbor Day Adam Watts gets things started Mikeria Williams and Travis Woods look on. growth. Vacancy on soil and water board The Bradford Soil and Water Conservation District will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 9 a.m. at the Bradford County Extension Office. There will be a report on the status of projects and activities. Agenda items include the Suwannee River Water Management Districts draft minimum flows and levels for the Lower Santa Fe River and the level of Lake Sampson. The public is welcome to attend the meeting. There is a vacant position on the Bradford Soil and Water Conservation District Board. Anyone interested in filling the position until the 2014 elections should contact Paul Still. The board works on conservation and water-related projects, youth conservation education, and assists the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Florida Forest Service to identify potential participants in the cost share programs offered by each agency. The Bradford Soil and Water Conservation District is currently planning a workshop dealing with Bradford County lakes for early 2014. The board is also looking for people who would allow it to measure the water level in their wells. The water level data collected will provide a more complete picture of groundwater levels in Bradford County. Needed are open wells or wells with caps than can be easily removed so an electronic probe can be lowered to determine the depth to the water in the well. Contact Paul Still at stillpe@ aol.com or 904-368-0291 for more information. AARP driver class at the senior center AARP will offer its driver safety class for seniors at the Bradford County Senior Center Friday, Feb. 21, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Learn defensive driving techniques, new road rules and the effects of aging on driving. There are no tests, and participants can receive an automobile insurance discount for taking the class. The fee to attend is $12 for AARP members and $14 for others. Please bring a sack lunch. Class size is limited, so registration is required. For more information or to register, please call Diane at the senior Center at 904-368-3955.

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4A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 The National Auction Group #685 Sarasota County, FL Florida Press 3.792 inches wide by 4 inches deep Revision: We had to change Absolute Auction to Bankruptcy Auction Thomas J. Bone, FL #AU3433 r frfntb5,700ACRESWORLD-CLASS HUNTING & FISHINGSARASOTACOUNTY,FLORIDA nftb I-75 Frontage Offered in Parcels & Entirety Bordered by Conservation Land Working Cattle Ranch Managed for Trophy Game Perimeter Fencing, Pastures, Ponds & Creeks UNLIMITED DEVELOPMENT POTENTIALttntttbnn r 39th Annual Mount Dora Arts Festival February 1 & 2 www.MountDoraCenterForTheArts.org Talent show raises scholarship funds Steffanie Renae took the $1,000 first-place prize during the Santa Fe College Bradford Fest Talent Showdown on Jan. 25. The 17-year-old from Orange Park has performed in Las Vegas, Hollywood and Nashville, at numerous county and state fairs, and the 2011-2012 Suwannee River Jam. She has opened for many country celebrities including Travis Tritt and The Bellamy Brothers. In 2011, Steffanie won a golden ticket to Hollywood on American Idol before being cut in the final round. She and her new band, Wreckless, recently opened for Casey James and Josh Gracin and have played more than 50 shows. In second place, winning the $300 prize, was Sylvia Howard. The sixth of 10 children, Howard was born and raised in Green Cove Springs. At age 6, she began singing at The Glorious Church of Jesus Christ in Penney Farms, and she has traveled throughout the country sharing her God-given talent. She has opened for many gospel singers, including Smokie Norful, the Williams Brothers and Vicki Winans. Most recently, Howard received an invitation to open for Jessica Reddy, the runner-up of season two of BETs Sundays Best. Sharing the $200 third-place prize was the local duo of Jessica Thornton and Lindsey Murphy. Thornton, 19, is a sophomore at Santa Fe College. She plays and teaches guitar. Shes also played at several churches and is a regular member of a church praise band. Her influences include the talents of John McMillan, Ricky Thompson and Tory Dardar of Broken Vessels. Her personal goals include traveling and making a difference in the world. She plans to pursue a degree in occupational therapy. Lindsey, 16, grew up in the Keystone Heights the oldest of three children. Shes a junior at Hope Christian Academy and is dual enrolled at Santa Fe College. The development of her musical talent consumes most of her time. Lindsey began singing in church at age 4. She is a member of the praise team at First Baptist Church of Starke and Hope Christian Academy, and the lead singer of the Murphy Family Band. She plays guitar, keyboard and piano. After a tough first round, judges chose six contestants to move on. Rounding out the top six were Keith Taylor, Alexus Branscome and Jolie Crapo. The 15 contestants came from Starke, Middleburg, Lake City, Jacksonville and Green Cove Springs for an opportunity to compete for prize money, an audition slot for the Suwannee River Jam, an interview with Chuck Kramer on WEAG, and the chance to be the opening act at the first Santa Fe concert, which has been scheduled for May 17. In addition to the great entertainment from the contestants, the 350-400 audience members also experienced Crewsn Myles, a band from Lake Butler. Mary Kramer and Lyn Kramer Veliz emceed the event. Santa Fe College Andrews Center Director Cheryl Canova thanked major sponsor McDonalds as well as the judges, emcees, college students and Altrusa Starke members who volunteered to make this a successful event. Over $6,000 was turned into the Santa Fe Foundation as a result of the Bradford Fest Talent Showdown for scholarships for Bradford students. It was a good night, Canova said. Brittany Hall Keith Taylor www.facebook.com/BradfordTelegraph

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Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Bradford County Telegraph 5A Y Across the Garden Fence Z Across the Garden Fence is sponsored by the Bradford County Extension Service. Readers who wish to pose gardening questions should forward them to Jim DeValerio at jtd@ufl.edu. Despite all the cold weather we have had lately, spring gardening season is right around the corner! I imagine many gardeners are looking over their soil test results to plan fertilizer applications and are making lists of what kinds of vegetable seeds or plants to plant in the garden. Unfortunately one particular insect, the stinkbug, almost always invades the garden and causes serious damage. This has prompted me to share an article penned by Master Gardener Volunteer Wendy Helmey-Hartman (who is an expert on insects) for the Cutting Edge Extension newsletter. Perhaps this information will help you win the war on stinkbugs this year! The brown stinkbug is a common resident of Florida and can be found in gardens year-round during years with mild weather patterns. During cold winters, these bugs will become dormant and emerge again when the weather warms. Brown stinkbugs feed on a variety of plants including shrubs, vines, legumes, corn, beans, peas and cotton. They feed on the flowers, stems, leaves, seeds, nuts and fruits of their host plants, therefore, they are important pests of many crop species. Like all members of the true bug family, brown stink bugs feed by stabbing their mouthparts into their host plants. When they feed, they cause both mechanical damage with the piercing by their mouthparts and subsequent feeding and also chemical damage through their injection of toxic substances into plants. The amount of damage caused by the feeding of brown stinkbugs varies depending upon the developmental stage of the plant. Brown stinkbugs have four to five generations per year in Florida. The adults are grayish-yellow and shaped like a shield. When the adult female lays her eggs, they are translucent yellow and laid in groups of around 60 eggs. After a few days, the eggs develop a slight pinkish color. After hatching, the nymphs molt through five stages taking approximately one month to develop into adults. The nymphs are greener than the adults and are also more round in body shape. Although adult brown stinkbugs are strong fliers, the nymphs do not possess fully developed wings and, therefore, do not fly. Natural enemies of brown stinkbugs include predators, parasites and pathogens. Although insecticides can be used as a control method, brown stinkbugs are often relatively resistant to many insecticides. Brown stinkbugs can also be removed manually from plants when found in relatively small numbers. Alternatively, a trap crop such as sunflower can be grown on the borders of gardens and may result in fewer bugs feeding on the other plants in a garden. Contact the Bradford County Extension office to subscribe to the Cutting Edge newsletter. More information on stinkbugs can be found at EDIS Publication #EENY-433, brown stinkbug, Euschistus servus (Say) (Insecta: Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) by Celina Gomez and Russell F. Mizell III. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/1escRz9. Church Grace United Methodist Church of Lawtey will host The Kingsmen in concert at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30. Everyone is invited. For more information, please call 941-374-1785. Hope Baptist Church 3900 SE S.R. 100, will host Eternal Vision in Concert Sunday, Feb. 9, at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free; a love offering will be collected. Sanderson Christian Revival Center S.R. 229 and Sapp Road in Baker, will have homecoming on Feb. 9 at 11 a.m. with The Browders. Lunch will follow the service. Everyone is welcome. New Bethel Baptist Church will celebrate their deacon, trustee and deaconess anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 9, at 3:30 p.m. The public is invited. Email the details of your congregations upcoming special events to editor@ bctelegraph.com. DEADLINE IS MONDAY AT 5 P.M. HOURS B Y APPOINTMENT ONLY www.communitystatebank-fl.com Come worship with usSTARKE SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCHChurch Saturday 11:00 a.m. School Saturday 10:00 a.m.1649 W. Madison St. Starke, FL Where today meets tomorrow N OW OPEN 1545 Branan Field Road Suite 5 Middleburg (Across from W almart)E YE EXAM & 2 BoxesAcuvue 2 Contacts$109Restrictions apply Middleburg Location Only. Expires 1-31-14Most Insurances Accepted Certified Optometrists Dr Edwin Anguas & Dr. Margaret Allen 904-291-5800Lens options extra. Individual of fers cannot be combined with any other coupon, discount package price or insurance benefit. See store for details. Certain restrictions apply. Coupons must be presented at time of service. The patient and the person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment, or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment.Quality Eyecar e with Value in Mind $7 9Includes exam and 2 pair of single vision glasses with SV Plastic lenses, restrictions apply Call store for details. (Middleburg Location Only) Expires 1-31-14EYE EXAM & 2 P AIR OF GLASSES P romote S ervice B usiness with a E mail your med-to-hi-resolution digital photo (150dpi+) & ad text to: by 5pm Monday OR bring it to:B radford County Telegraph Union County Times Lake Region Monitor( 904) 964-6305W ell help you design your ad cash/check/credit cards accepted all for only /wk c overing Bradford, Union & Clay Counties a in o ur weekly community g iveaway paper: S tand Outfro m the crowd Ee ctrify Y our Business! Reach New Customersw ith aClassified P hoto Ad Licensed Bonded Insured A ctual Size Ad Sample FREE book by doctor reveals what the drug companies don't want you to know! Your sex life and erection can now survive DIABETES OR PROSTATE CANCER? 800-777-1922 Library The Bradford County Pub lic Library is located at 456 W. Pratt St. in Starke. For a full schedule of events, pick up a cal endar from the front desk today. You can also get the latest BCPL news and event notifications on Facebook at www.facebook. com/bradfordlibrary. For more information on these programs or other services, please call 904-368-3911 or visit www.bc plibrary.com. Plastic bottles and cd cases needed Dont throw out those unwant ed CD cases and 16 oz. empty soda bottles. Bring them to the childrens department at the Bradford County Public Library. They will be used for a summer childrens program. Puppet show The Kiwanis Builders Club from Bradford Middle School will be presenting a puppet show for ages birth to 12 years in the childrens reading area at Brad ford County Public Library on Thursday, Jan. 30. The perfor mance begins at 3:30 p.m. Spoonful of love Carve a love spoon out of a block of basswood to create a special keepsake for yourself or someone special in February. Whether you are new to wood carving or an experienced crafts person, you are invited to attend! Attendees will need to provide their own tools; the basswood will be provided. The workshop is being taught by experienced woodcarver Jeff Morgan. Register by calling 904368-3911 or signing up at the Bradford County Public Library circulation desk. On the day of the program, bring a sharp XActo woodcarving knife and a small bowl gouge for your own personal use. The first day of the workshop is Thursday, Feb. 6. Instruction begins at 9 a.m. Morgan will continue to guide attendees on the following two Thursdays, Feb. 13 and 20. Edible landscapes As part of an Edible Land scape Series, a class on vegetable gardens is being held at the Brad ford County Public Library at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 3. Organic vegetable gardening will be dis cussed at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 17. Following the presentation, ex tension agent Jim DeValerio will answer questions. The program is free and open to the public. A full schedule of classes is avail able at the library. Tax return help is here Beginning Wednesday, Feb. 5, representatives from AARP will be at the Bradford County Public Library to assist with tax return preparation. Single and joint fil ers with low or middle incomes can make an appointment by phone, 904-368-3911, or in per son. Appointments are available from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. Learn to Excel Pick up a new skill or refresh an old one at the Microsoft Excel class at Bradford County Public Library on Monday, Feb. 10. The instruction will be tailored to fit the needs and expertise level of the attendees. The class, which is free to attend, begins at 6 p.m. Monday movie A teenage girl loses her mind when a boy, who just happens to be a zombie, protects her from being eaten and steals her heart. Can the forbidden love survive a war between humans and zom bies? Find out at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10. Classical guitar performance New York-based classical gui tarist Peter Fletcher is scheduled to perform at the Bradford Coun ty Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13. Admission to the event, which is sponsored by the Friends of the Bradford Public Library, is free. Everyone ages 15 and older is invited to at tend. Fletcher will perform selec tions from his new CD, to be released in February by Centaur Records, as well as favorites from Bach, Michael Praetoriu, Girolamo Frescobaldi and Isaac Albniz, and a very special ver sion of the traditional Shaker Hymn, Simple Gifts. Doors open at 6 p.m. Refresh ments will be served prior to the performance. See it in 3D Watch what happens when a despicable super villain tries to juggle being a super-dad, while going undercover to defeat a new criminal mastermind. This computer-animated sequel will have you laughing as the unpre dictable characters try their best to save the world. Show time is at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18. Learn to paint with acrylics Unleash your creativity on a blank canvas and amaze your self. Local artist Pam Harween is teaching two painting classes at the Bradford County Public Library. Adults may register for the 10 a.m. class on Thursday, Feb. 27. Boys and girls ages 8 to 15 can register for the 3:30 p.m. class on Thursday, March 13. The classes are free, and can vases and paints are provided. A limited supply of brushes is available. Class size is limited. Registration is required. Entrepreneur workshop: Start small, think big Get insightful advice on how to open your own business from one of the areas best known business owners, Dimple Over street of A & G Gifts on South Thompson Street. The workshop, which is free and open to the public, begins at 9 a.m. on Tues day, March 4. Be prepared to ask questions. Follow-up sessions will be on March 11 and March 25. Registration forms are at the Bradford County Public Library. Donate to win You could win four one-day passes to Walt Disney World by participating in Team Heart throbs Raffle for Life. Draw ing tickets are available at the Bradford County Public Library circulation desk for a price of $3 each. Increase your chances of winning by buying two for $5 or 5 for $10. The drawing will be held at the American Cancer Society Relay for Life on April 26. Team Heartthrobs was created in the honor of Jean Hart, Emma Per one, Lloyd Crawford, Sandy Du Bose and Edward Klein. The team is sponsored by Friends of the Bradford County Public Li brary. Al-Anon can help If there is someone in your life whose drinking is bothering you, then Al-Anon would like to help. There is a meeting in Starke at St. Marks Episcopal Church, 212 Church St., every Thursday at 6:30 p.m. OES plans Juanita Chapter 116 Order of the Eastern Stars Red and White Benefit Ball will take place on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m. at the National Guard Armory in Starke. Tickets for the semiformal event are $25 each or $45 for couples. There will be a buffet dinner and door prizes. For tickets, se Deborah W. Sims, Inga Crum, Carol Bailey or any member of Juanita Chapter 116 OES. Tickets will also be sold at the door. Proceeds benefit the chapters community outreach and upcoming queen contest.

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6A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That SHEFFIELD PEST CONTROL INC The holder of the follow ing certificate(s) has filed said certificate(s) for the tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number(s) and year of issuance, the description of property, and name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: File Number: 2013-0023 Certificate Number: 986 Parcel Number: 04309-0-00000 Year of Issuance: 2011 Description of Property: Legal Description: 04309-0-00000 Commence at the Northeast Cor ner of NW 1/4 of SE 1/4 Section 32, Township 6 South, Range 22 East run West 420 feet, thence South 210 feet for a Point of Beginning, thence continue South 105 feet thence East 115.6 feet to West Right of Way line of State Road #200, thence in a Northeasterly direction along said West Right of Way line of State Road #200,162.7 feet, thence West 246 feet to Point of Beginning and con taining 0.43 Acre more or less and lying in NW 1/4 of SE 1/4 Section 32, Township 6 South, Range 22 East and West of State Road #200. Less and Except lands conveyed to the State of Florida for State Road 200, recorded in Official Records Book 20, Page 541, public records of Bradford County, Florida. Assessed To: ULISHUS JACKSON, ANDREW JACKSON, REV ULYSEES CLARKE, JERRY CLARKE, REV LEE D GRIFFIN, IDELLA MCCASLIN (DECEASED), JESSIE MCCASLIN (DECEASED) All of the above property is located in Bradford County, In the State of Florida. Unless such certificate(s) shall be re deemed according to Law, the prop erty described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the Highest Bidder at the BRADFORD COUNTY COURTHOUSE, STARKE, FL. on the 26th day of February, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. RAY NORMAN BRADFORD COUNTY CLERK OF BY LISA BRANNON, DEPUTY CLERK If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or der to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordina tor, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 1/23 4tchg 2/13 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No. 2012CA000403 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.. PLAINTIFF, VS. DEFENDANTS). NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu ant to the Final Judgment of Fore closure dated, in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Bradford, Florida, on March 13, 2014, at 11:00 AM, at East front door of courthouse945 North Temple Ave., Starke, FL 32091 for the follow ing described property: A parcel of land lying in the South 1/2 of the Northwest 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 of Section 1, Township 5 South, Range 21 East Bradford County, Florida; said parcel being more par ticularly described as follows: Commence at a found 3x3 concrete monument located at the Southwest corner of the South 1/2 of the North west 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 of said Section 1 and run N 89 degrees 37 minutes 59 seconds E, along the South line thereof, for a distance of 420.00 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod for the Point of Beginning. From the Point of Beginning thus described run N 01 degrees 22 minutes 07 sec onds W, parallel with the West line of said South 1/2 of the Northwest 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4, for a distance of 210.00 feet; to a set 1/2 iron rod; thence N 89 degrees 37 minutes 59 seconds E, parallel with the South line of said South 1/2 of the North west 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4, for a distance of 210.00 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod; thence run S 01 de grees 22 minutes 07 seconds E, par allel with said West line of the South 1/2 of the Northwest 1/4 of the North west 1/4, for a distance of 210.00 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod located on the South line of said South 1/2 of North west 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4; thence run S 89 degrees 37 minutes 59 sec onds W, as a basis of bearings, along said South line, for a distance of 210.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. Together with an easement for in gress, egress and utilities being more particularly described as follows: commence at a found 3x3 concrete monument located at the Southwest comer of the South 1/2 of the North west 1/4 of the Northwest of Sec tion 1, Township 5 South, Range 21 East and run N 89 degrees 37 min utes 59 seconds E, along the South line thereof, for a distance of 420.00 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod for the Point of Beginning, from the Point of Begin ning thus described run N 01 degrees 22 minutes 07 seconds W, parallel with the West line of said South 1/2 of the Northwest of the Northwest 1/4, for a distance of 20.00 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod; thence run N 88 de grees 36 minutes 41 seconds W for a distance of 172.67 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod; Thence run S 00 degrees 22 minutes 01 seconds E for a dis tance of 20.00 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod located on the Northerly r/w line of the NW 261st Street; thence run S 75 degrees 33 minutes 12 seconds E, along said Northerly r/w line, for a dis tance of 20.69 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod located at the intersection of said Northerly r/w line with said South line of the South 1/2 of the Northwest 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4; thence un 89 degrees 37 minutes 59 seconds E, as a basis of bearings, along said South line of the South 1/2 of the Northwest 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 for a dis tance of 152.93 feet to the Point of Beginning. Together with that certain 2005 Fleet wood Manufactured Home, l.D. Nos. GAFL435A/B89524-AV21. 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. The Court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. DATED: Jan. 16, 2014 Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk of the Court Gladstone Law Group, P.A. 1499 W, Palmetto Park Road, Suite 300 Boca Raton, FL 33486 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or der to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact ADA Coordinator at 352-337-6237 oral ada@circuit8.org, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im paired, call 711. 1/23 2tchg 1/30-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 04-2012-CA-000668 Section: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUC CESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP Plaintiff, v. BILLY J. GRIFFIS; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED IN DIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS(S) 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; KRISTIN N. GRIFFIS Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu ant to an Order on Plaintiffs Motion to Cancel and Reschedule Foreclosure Sale dated Jan. 13, 2014, entered in Civil Case No. 04-2012-CA-000668 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judi cial Circuit in and for Bradford Coun ty, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 13 day of March 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in the Lobby of the Bradford County Courthouse, 945 North Temple Avenue, Starke, Florida 32091, in accordance with Chapter 45 Florida Statutes, relative to the fol lowing described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: ALL THAT CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND SITUATE IN THE CITY OF STARKE, COUNTY OF BRADFORD, STATE OF FLORIDA, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: LOT 5 OF BLOCK 3, PINEHAVEN SUBDIVISION, SECTION 29, TOWN SHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, IN THE CITY OF STARKE, BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS AND EX CEPT: A PARCEL OF LAND BEING A PORTION OF LOT 5, BLOCK 3 OF PINEHAVEN SUBDIVISION, LY ING IN SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, IN THE CITY OF STARKE, BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORI DA; SAID PARCEL BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 5, BLOCK 3, OF PINEHAVEN SUBDIVI SION AS PER PLAT THEREOF RE CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 65 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA, FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM THE POINT OF BEGINNING THUS DESCRIBED, RUN NORTH 04 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SEC ONDS EAST, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID LOT 5, BLOCK 3 AS A BASIS OF BEARINGS, FOR A DIS TANCE OF 7.00 FEET TO A SET 1/2 IRON ROD; THENCE RUN NORTH 81 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 58 SEC ONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 117.47 FEET TO A FOUND 2 IRON PIPE LOCATED AT THE SE COR NER OF SAID LOT 5, BLOCK 3 (SAID IRON BEING ON THE WESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF MYRTLE SOUTH 77 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 12 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF LOT 5, BLOCK 3, FOR A DIS TANCE OF 119.24 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a dis ability who needs any accommoda tion in order to participate in this pro ceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain as sistance. Please contact the ADA Co ordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court ap pearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listen ing device to participate in a proceed ing, please contact Court Interpreting at interpreter@circuit8.org. Dated at STARKE, Florida this 16 day of Jan., 2014 Lisa Brannon Ray Norman CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Bradford COUNTY, FLORIDA MORRIS/HARDWICK/SCHNEIDER, LLC, ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF, 5110 EISENHOWER BLVD, SUITE 302A, TAMPA, FL 33634 1/23 2tchg 1/30-BCT The City of Hampton is requesting proposals from qualified individuals for the purpose of providing financial finance department. It is expected that Applicants will perform bank rec onciliations, review bank statements, and be familiar with payroll deduction, income tax documents, and unem ployment tax. The ability to assist in the preparation of the budget, budget reconciliation, and budget amend ments will be required. The City of Hampton is an Equal Op portunity Employer. Any and all pro posals can be rejected. This position requires an average of three to six hours per month. Proposal should include salary requirements and re sume with their proposal. The City will accept Proposals until Tuesday February 4 th 2014 at 2:00 pm. Proposals should be submitted to the mayor care of the city clerk, City of Hampton, P.O. Drawer 250 Hampton Florida 32044. 1/23 2tchg 1/30-BCT NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That PNC %TC TAMPA 1 LLC The holder of the follow ing certificate(s) has filed said certificate(s) for the tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number(s) and year of issuance, the description of property, and name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: File Number: 2013-0025 Certificate Number: 1110 Parcel Number: 04871-0-01400 Year of Issuance: 2011 Description of Property: Legal Description: 04871-0-01400 A parcel of land lying in Section 18, Township 7 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Southwest corner of the East 1/2 of the Northwest 1/4 of the Southwest 1/4 of said Section East along the Southerly boundary thereof, 210 feet to a point; thence to the point of beginning. From said point of beginning, continue North West, 101 feet to a point; thence run the point of beginning. TOGETHER WITH right of ingress and egress. Assessed To: ROXIE DENNIS, ROXIE DENNIS ESTATE All of the above property is located in Bradford County, In the State of Florida. Unless such certificate(s) shall be re deemed according to Law, the prop erty described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the Highest Bidder at the BRADFORD COUNTY COURTHOUSE, STARKE, FL. on the 26th day of February, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. RAY NORMAN BRADFORD COUNTY CLERK OF COURT BY LISA BRANNON, DEPUTY CLERK If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or der to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordina tor, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 1/23 4tchg 2/13-BCT Ron Denmark Mini Storage will hold a Public Auction on Friday February 7, 2014 @ 10:00 AM at 2117 N. Tem ple avenue, Starke, FL on the follow ing storage units containing personal items. #52Belonging to B. Armstrong #37 Belonging to J. Barber #140 Belonging to J. Beltran #49 Belonging to N. Brewer #137 & 138 Belonging to P. Brewer #21 Belonging to T. Cox #109 Belonging to B. Fugatt #127 Belonging to M. Gatlin #147 & 148 Belonging to K. Gurley #125 Belonging to T. Perry #43 Belonging to T. Thomas #34 Belonging to R. Woods #60 Belonging to UNKNOWN #152 Belonging to UNKNOWN #63 Belonging to S. Edwards 1/23 2tchg 1/30-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 04-2012-CA-000506 U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIA TION, AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF GRA LEGAL TITLE TRUST 2013-1, Plaintiff vs. KELLY C. RANKIN, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursu ant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo sure dated Jan. 17, 2014, entered in Civil Case Number 04-2012-CA000506, in the Circuit Court for Brad ford County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF GRA LEGAL TITLE TRUST 2013-1 is the Plaintiff, and KELLY C. RANKIN, et al., are the Defendants, Bradford County Clerk of Court will sell the property situated in Bradford County, Florida, described as: A parcel of land lying in the West 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 35, Township 6 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County Florida; said parcel being more par ticularly described as follows; Commence at the Southwest corner of said West 1/2 of NE 1/4 of SW 1/4 OF NW 1/4 and run N 01 degrees ary thereof, 30.00 feet for the Point of Beginning. From the Point of Be ginning thus described continue N 1 erly boundary thereof, 396.00 feet to a set iron rod; thence S 89 degrees boundary of the right of way of SE 148th Street, 165.00 feet to a set iron parallel with said Westerly Bound ary 396.00 feet to an iron rod set on the Northerly boundary of the right of way of said SE 148th Street; thence Northerly Boundary, 165.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. Together with that certain 2004 Anniversary Mobile Home ID No. GAFL435A/B89149. at public sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at the Bradford County Courthouse, 925 North Temple Av enue, Starke, FL 32091 at 11:00 AM, on the 20 day of March, 2014. Any person claiming an interest in the sur plus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim with in 60 days after the sale. Dated: Jan. 22, 2014. Bradford County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Lisa Brannon FLORIDA FORECLOSURE ATTOR NEYS, PLLC 4855 Technology Way, Suite 500 Boca Raton, FL 33431 (727) 446-4826 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis tance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 3376237 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call (800) 955-8770. 1/30 2tchg 2/6-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 14-2013CA-000073 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, acting through the United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, f/k/a Farmers Home Administration, a/k/a Rural Housing Service, Plaintiff, vs. ORA C. BEEBE; and THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Summary Final Judg ment of Foreclosure entered on Jan uary 17, 2014, by the above entitled Court in the above styled cause, the undersigned Clerk of Court or any of his duly authorized deputies, will sell the property situated in BRADFORD County, Florida, described as: A portion of Lots 1 and 2, Block 6 of J.M. Johns Subdivision in the City of Starke, as per plat recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 12, of the Public Re cords of Bradford County, Florida; said parcel being more particularly described as follows: Commence at an iron rod at the Northeast comer of West, along the Northerly bound ary thereof, 408.00 feet to a set iron parallel with the Easterly boundary of Block 6, a distance of 104.98 feet to a set iron rod for the Point of Begin ning. From Point of Beginning thus described continue South 02 02 boundary, 102.06 feet to a set iron parallel with the Southerly boundary of said Block 6, a distance of 151.25 feet to an iron rod set on the Easterly boundary of the right of way of Colley along last said Easterly boundary, 102.00 feet to a set iron rod; thence said Southerly boundary, 149.55 feet to the Point of Beginning. at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash on March 20, 2014, at the East Front Door of the lobby of the Bradford County Court house, 945 N. Temple Ave. Starke. FL 32091, beginning at 11:00 a.m.. subject to all ad valorem taxes and assessments for the real property de scribed above. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN TEREST 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 SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODA Legals Dinner raises money for Relay The Shands Starke Regional Medical Center is proud to once again be a bronze sponsor for the upcoming 2014 Relay for Life, scheduled to be held at Bradford High School on April 25 from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. the next morning. On Monday, Feb. 3, Shands Starke will hold a Big Spaghetti Dinner Night to raise funds for this important event. The dinner will be hot and ready to pick up and take home. The meal includes spaghetti and meat sauce, green beans, garlic bread, iced tea and New York cheesecake for dessert. Meals will be ready for pick up from 4:30 to 6 p.m. from the Shands Starke Regional Medical Center cafeteria. This is located at the north end of the hospital. Look for the signs and the flamingos! Tickets for the dinner are $10 and quantities are limited, so get your tickets early! Come and support the Relay for Life in your community. If you have any questions, call Denise Godfrey at 904-368-2372. Come out to the Bradford Beef Bash Bradford County 4-H and FFA are sponsoring the first ever Bradford Beef Bash Livestock Show Friday and Saturday, Feb. 22 and 23. The show is open to the public. Join 4-H and FFA starting at 6 p.m. Friday for a great weekend. If you are interested in being a sponsor please call or email the Bradford County Extension Office at 904-966-6224 or nistlerd@ufl.edu.

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Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Bradford County Telegraph 7A TIONS BY PERSONS WITH DIS ABILITIES If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or der to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordina tor at (352)337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im paired, call 711. DATED on Jan. 22, 2014. RAY NORMAN Clerk of Circuit Court P.O. Drawer B Starke, FL 32091 BY: Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk Frederick J. Murphy, Jr., Esquire Boswell & Dunlap LLP Post Office Drawer 30 Bartow, FL 33831 E-Service: fjmefiling@bosdun.com Attorneys for Plaintiff Telephone (863) 533-7117 Fax (863) 533-7412 1/30 2tchg 2/6-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 04-2012-CA-572 FREEDOM MORTGAGE CORPORATION, PLAINTIFF (S) VS. MARYANN LILLER, THE UN KNOWN SPOUSE OF MARYANN LILLER, ANY AND ALL UN KNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PAR TIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIM ANTS, TENANT # 1 AND TENANT # 2 DEFENDANT (S) CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursu ant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo sure dated Jan. 17 2014, and en tered in Case No. 04-2012-CA-572 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Bradford County, Florida in which Freedom Mortgage Corporation, is the Plaintiff and Mary ann Liller, is Defendant, the Bradford County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on in front of the Bradford County Courthouse, 945 Temple Ave nue, Starke, Florida 32091, Bradford County, Florida at 11:00 AM, E.S.T. on the 20 day of March, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Fore closure: LOT 25, PARKWOOD, A SUBDIVI SION AS PER PLAT THEREOF RE CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 5 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 821 PARKWOOD PL STARKE FL 32091-2450 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 in Bradford County, Florida this 22 day of Jan., 2014. Ray Norman, Clerk of Courts By: Lisa Brannon, D.C. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis tance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinatory, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352)3376237 within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired, please call 1-800955-8771; if you are voice impaired, please call 1-800-955-8770. 1/30 2tchg 2/6-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 04-2012-CA-0618 JUDGE: PHYLLIS M. ROSIER TD Bank, N.A., as Successor in In terest to FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF NORTH FLORIDA, by and through FDIC as receiver, Plaintiff, v. HARVEST CHRISTIAN FELLOW SHIP OF BRADFORD COUNTY, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; SEARS ROEBUCK & COMPANY; BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH, INC.; HENRY HODG ES CONSTRUCTION AND ROOF ING, INC.; HENRY F. HODGES d/b/a HENRY HODGES CONSTRUC TION; PRESTON KYLE HARRISON and TERRIE L HARRISION a/k/a TERRI L. HARRISON Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE The Clerk of the Circuit Court hereby gives notice of the following foreclo sure sale in the above referenced matter: A. The Property to be sold is: A parcel of land lying partly in the Southwest 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 and partly in the Southeast 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 of Section 10, Township 6 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County, Florida, said parcel being more particularly described as follows: Commence at an iron rod found at the locally accepted South west corner of the East 1/2 of said Southwest 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 the Southerly boundary, thereof, 628.64 feet to an iron pipe found on the Easterly boundary of the right of way of State Road 200 (U.S. 301); said Easterly boundary, 196.01 feet to an iron rod found at an intersection with the Northerly boundary of the right of way of NE 188th Street for the Point of Beginning. From the Point of Beginning thus described, con feet to a set of iron rod, thence South 721.86 feet to an iron rod found on the Northerly boundary of said South east 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4; thence Northerly boundary, 859.95 feet to a concrete monument found on the Westerly boundary of the right of way of the CSX Transportation Railroad; last said Westerly boundary, 1396.08 feet to an iron pipe found on the lo cally accepted Southerly boundary of said Southeast 1/4 of the North West, along said Southerly bound ary, 264.74 feet to a found iron rod; feet to a found Iron rod; thence North southerly boundary, 145,00 feet to an iron rod found on the North erly boundary of the right of way of said NE 188th Street; thence North boundary, 83.94 feet to a found iron along said Northerly boundary 78.90 feet to a set iron rod; thence South boundary, 401.87 feet to the Point of Beginning. 18919 Hwy 301 North, Starke, FL 32091 on March 27, 2014, bidding begins at 11:00 AM, Eastern Time @ Bradford County Courthouse, 945 N. Temple Ave., Starke, FL 32091. C. The sale will be made pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 21, 2013. D. TD Bank, N.A., as Succes sor in Interest to FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF NORTH FLORIDA, by and through FDIC as receiver v. HARVEST CHRISTIAN FELLOW SHIP OF BRADFORD COUNTY, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; SEARS ROEBUCK & COMPANY; BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH, INC.; HENRY HODG ES CONSTRUCTION AND ROOF ING, INC.; HENRY F. HODGES d/b/a HENRY HODGES CONSTRUC TION; PRESTON KYLE HARRISON and TERRIE L. HARRISION a/k/a TERRI L. HARRISON; BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 042012-CA-0618. E. This sale is being made by Ray Norman, Bradford County Clerk of the Circuit Court, Eighth Judicial Cir cuit, by and through a deputy Clerk of Court. F. Any person claiming an inter est in the surplus from 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. Date: 1/23/14 FOX, WACKEEN, DUNGEY, BEARD, BUSH, GOLDMAN, KILBRIDE, WA TERS AND MCCLUSKEY, LLP ROBERTA. GOLDMAN, ESQUIRE Florida Bar No. 0162817 DAVID P. GINZER, ESQUIRE Florida Bar No. 0073052 3473 SE Willoughby Boulevard Post Office Drawer 6 Stuart, FL 34995-0006 Telephone: (772) 287-4444 Facsimile: (772) 220-1489 Primary; kbovle@foxwackeen.com Secondary: Rgoldman@foxwackeen. com American Disabilities Act (ADA) If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or der to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact (863) 773-4174 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this jury summons; if you are hear ing or voice impaired, call 1-800-9558771. 1/30 2tchg 2/6-BCT Robert W. Morgan Last known address of: 1610 W Madison St I-3 Starke FL 32091 You are hereby notified that your eli gibility to vote is in question. You are required to contact the Supervisor of Elections, in Starke, Florida, no later than thirty (30) days after the date of this publishing. Failure to respond will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor and your name will be removed from the statewide voter registration system. Terry L. Vaughan Bradford County Supervisor of Elec tions P.O. Box 58 945 N. Temple Ave., Suite C Starke, FL 32091 1/30 1tchg-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2013 CA 186 FLORIDA CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, vs. TIMMY W. CREWS AND UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TIMMY W. CREWS, Defendants. Notice is hereby given that the under signed, Clerk of Circuit Court, Brad ford County, Florida, will on March 20, 2014, at 11:00 AM at the Front Entrance door of the Bradford County Courthouse, 945 North Temple Av enue, Starke, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry, one by one, to the highest bidder for cash, the property located in Bradford County, Florida, as follows: Tract No. 5 of a survey by Merrill G. McMillan, Florida Registered Land Surveyor, No. 391, for Lester B. Wright on October 7, 1971; a parcel of land containing 2.5 acres, M.O.L., lying in the SE 1/4 of Section 7, Town ship 7 South, Range 22 East, Brad ford County, Florida; said parcel be ing more fully described as follows: Commence at the Southeast corner of the SE 1/4 and run North 0 de grees 30 minutes West, along the Easterly boundary thereof, 980 feet to a concrete monument; thence South 88 degrees 00 minutes and 20 seconds West, 900 feet for a point of beginning. From point of beginning just described, continue South 88 de grees 00 minutes 20 second West, a distance of 225 feet to an iron stake; thence South 0 degrees and 30 min utes East, 484.87 feet to the center of Faulkner Road; thence Easterly along the centerline of said road, a distance of 225 feet; thence North 0 degrees and 30 minutes West, a distance of 485.90 feet to the point of beginning; Save and excepting therefrom the Southerly 25 feet, which is a portion of an ease ment, used as a road for ingress and egress and reserved as a perpetual easement. Together with a 1973 Estate, ID# 12491A and ID#12491B which is per manently affixed to the lands abovedescribed and, as such is deemed to be a fixture and part of the real estate. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on Jan. 17, 2014, in the above-styled cause, pending in said 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 sale. Ray Norman, Clerk Clerk of Circuit Court 1-22-14 By: Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk James E. Sorenson, Esquire Williams, Gautier, Gwynn, DeLoach & Sorenson, P.A. Post Office Box 4128 Tallahassee, FL 32315-4128 creservice@wggdlaw.com (E-Service E-Mail Address) 1/30 2tchg 2/6-BCT Valarie C. Cox Last known address of: 3227 NE 179 th St Starke FL 32091-5319 You are hereby notified that your eli gibility to vote is in question. You are required to contact the Supervisor of Elections, in Starke, Florida, no later than thirty (30) days after the date of this publishing. Failure to respond will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor and your name will be removed from the statewide voter registration system. Terry L. Vaughan Bradford County Supervisor of Elec tions P.O. Box 58 945 N. Temple Ave., Suite C Starke, FL 32091 1/30 1tchg-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 13000048CA U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. KATHERINE Y. PAFFORD; et al, DefendantsNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu ant to a Non Jury Trial of Foreclosure dated January 17, 2014 entered in Civil Case No.: 04-2013-CA-000048 of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for Bradford County, Florida, Ray Norman Clerk of the Cir cuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the lobby of the courthouse located at 945 NORTH TEMPLE AVENUE, STARKE, FL 32091 at 11:00 am on the 27 day of March, 2014 the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: COMMENCE AT NE CORNER OF WEST 1/2 OF SOUTHWEST QUAR TER OF NORTHWEST QUARTER, S2 TS7S, R22E, THENCE RUN SOUTHERLY ALONG EAST LINE OF W 1/2 OF SW 1/4 OF NW 1/4 A DISTANCE OF 600 FEET FOR POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN WESTERLY AT RIGHT AN GLES TO SAID EAST LINE 152 FEET TO EAST SIDE OF STATE ROAD NO. 100-A, THENCE SOUTH ERLY ALONG SAID STATE ROAD 210 FEET, THENCE EASTERLY AND AT RIGHT ANGLES TO SAID EAST LINE OF W 1/2 OF SW OF NW 1/4,191 FEET TO SAID EAST LINE, THENCE NORTHERLY ALONG SAID E LINE OF W 1/2 OF SW OF NW 1/4, 210 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LYING AND BEING IN THE WEST HALF (W 1/2 OF SW 1/4 OF NW 1/4 OF SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 7 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, AND EAST OF STATE ROAD NO. 100-A. 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 22 day of Jan., 2014. Ray Norman Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk TRIPP SCOTT, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 110 S.E. Sixth St., 15th Floor Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 Telephone (954) 765-2999 Facsimile (954) 761-8475 UNDER THE AMERICAN WITH DIS ABILITIES ACT. IF YOU ARE A PER SON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE ADA COORDINATOR AT (352) 337-6237, AT LEAST 7 DAYS BE FORE YOUR SCHEDULED COURT APPEARANCE. IF YOU ARE HEAR ING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, PLEASE CALL 711. IF YOU ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING AND REQUIRE AN ASL INTERPRETER OR AN AS SISTED LISTENING DEVICE TO PARTICIPATE IN A PROCEEDING, PLEASE CONTACT COURT IN TERPRETING AT INTERPRETER@ CIRCUlT8.0RG 1/30 2tchg 2/6-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 04-2012-CA-000506 U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIA TION, AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF GRA LEGAL TITLE TRUST 2013-1, Plaintiff vs. KELLY C. RANKIN, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursu ant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo sure dated Jan. 17, 2014, entered in Civil Case Number 04-2012-CA000506, in the Circuit Court for Brad ford County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF GRA LEGAL TITLE TRUST 2013-1 is the Plaintiff, and KELLY C. RANKIN, et al., are the Defendants, Bradford County Clerk of Court will sell the property situated in Bradford County, Florida, described as: A parcel of land lying in the West 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of the SW of the NW 1/4 of Section 35, Township 6 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County Florida; said parcel being more par ticularly described as follows; Commence at the Southwest corner of said West 1/2 of NE 1/4 of SW 1/4 OF NW 1/4 and run N 01 degrees ary thereof, 30,00 feet for the Point of Beginning. From the Point of Be ginning thus described continue N 1 erly boundary thereof, 396.00 feet to a set iron rod; thence S 89 degrees boundary of the right of way of SE 148th Street, 165.00 feet to a set iron parallel with said Westerly Bound ary 396.00 feet to an iron rod set on the Northerly boundary of the right of way of said SE 148th Street; thence Northerly Boundary, 165.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. Together with that certain 2004 Anniversary Mobile Home ID No. GAFL435A/B89149. at public sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at the Bradford County Courthouse, 925 North Temple Av enue, Starke, FL 32091 at 11:00 AM, on the 20 day of March, 2014. Any person claiming an interest in the sur plus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim with in 60 days after the sale. Dated: Jan. 22, 2014 Bradford County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Lisa Brannon FLORIDA FORECLOSURE ATTORNEYS, PLLC 4855 Technology Way, Suite 500 Boca Raton, FL 33431 (727) 446-4826 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis tance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 3376237 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call (800) 955-8770. 1/30 2tchg 2/6-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8 TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No. 042012CA000563CA BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. MICHAEL RILEY, et al., Defendants. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu ant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 042012CA 000563CA of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for BRAD FORD County, Florida, wherein. Plaintiff, and, RILEY, CASSIE, et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the high est bidder for cash at, Bradford County Courthouse at the hour of 11:00 a.m, on the 20 day of March, 2014, the following described property: A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST, BRAD FORD COUNTY, FLORIDA; SAID PARCEL BEING MORE PARTICU LARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT A FOUND 3x3 CONCRETE MONUMENT LOCAT ED AT THE SOUTHWEST COR NER OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SAID SECTION WEST ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID NORTH 1/2 OF THE NORTH EAST 1/4, FOR A DISTANCE OF 22.04 FEET TO A FOUND 1/2 IRON ROD LOCATED IN THE NORTH ERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF NW WAY COUNTY MAINTAINED GRAD ED ROAD); THENCE RUN SOUTH NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF NW 180TH STREET, FOR A DISTANCE OF 1250.45 FEET TO A FOUND 1/2 IRON ROD; THENCE EAST ALONG RIGHT OF WAY, FOR A DISTANCE OF 312.62 FEET TO A FOUND 1/2 IRON ROD FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; FROM THE POINT OF BEGINNING THUS DE 37 WEST, PARALLEL WITH SAID WEST LINE OF NORTH 1/2 OF NORTHEAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 350.13 FEET TO A FOUND 1/2 IRON ROD; THENCE RUN SOUTH WITH SAID NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE NW 180 TH STREET, FOR A DISTANCE OF 156.31 FEET TO A SET 1/2 IRON ROD; THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 SAID WEST LINE OF NORTH 1/2 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4, FOR A DISTANCE OF 350.13 FEET TO A SET 1/2 IRON ROD LOCATED ON SAID NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF NW 180TH STREET; 14 WEST, ALONG SAID NORTH ERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF NW 180TH STREET, FOR A DISTANCE OF 156.31 FEET TO POINT OF BE GINNING. TOGETHER WITH 2008 FLEETWOOD MOBILE HOME SE RIAL NUMBER GAFL734A/B0787SM21 Property Address: 6337 Nw 180th Street, Starke, FL 32091 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 22 day of Jan., 2014. RAY NORMAN Clerk Circuit Court By Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk GREENSPOON MARDER, P.A., 100 West Cypress Creek Road Trade Centre South, Suite 700 Fort Lauderdale, Fl 33309 954-491-1120 IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assis tance. Please contact the Clerk of the Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Ala chua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601, (352) 337-6237. at least 7 days be fore your scheduled court appear ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im paired, call 711. 1/30 2tchg 2/6-BCT NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That PNC %TC TAMPA 1 LLC The holder of the follow ing certificate(s) has filed said certificate(s) for the tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number(s) and year of issuance, the description of property, and name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: File Number: 2013-0028 Certificate Number: 1142 Parcel Number; 05021-0-00101 Year of Issuance: 2011 Description of Property: Legal Description: 05021-0-00101 A triangular parcel of land lying in the Northwest 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 29, Township 7 South, Range 22 East, comprised of 0.3 acres more or less, and being a portion of lands described in Deed Book 49, page 9, and as described in Deed Book 88, page 245, all of the public records of Bradford County, Florida, more par ticularly described as follows: Commence at the Northwest cor ner of said Northwest 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 for the point of begin ning and run thence East along the Northerly boundary thereof, 165 feet; thence run Southerly and parallel to the Westerly boundary of said North west 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4, 111 feet more or less to the Southerly bound ary of the lands described in said Deed Book 49, page 9; thence run in a Northeasterly direction along said Southerly boundary, 196 feet more or less to the point of beginning. Assessed To: GLORIA J WOODS, ROY L JONES, JR, BELINDA A JONES, JIMMY L JONES, ANTHONY M JONES, AN THONY JONES, BELINDA A JONES ET AL All of the above property is located in Bradford County, In the State of Florida. Unless such certificate(s) shall be re deemed according to Law, the prop erty described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the Highest Bidder at the BRADFORD COUNTY COURTHOUSE, STARKE, FL. on the 12th day of March, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. RAY NORMAN BRADFORD COUNTY CLERK OF COURT BY LISA BRANNON, DEPUTY CLERK If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or der to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordina tor, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 1/30 4tchg 2/20-BCT NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That PNC %TC TAMPA 1 LLC The holder of the follow ing certificate(s) has filed said certificate(s) for the tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number(s) and year of issuance, the description of property, and name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: File Number: 2013-0030 Certificate Number: 888 Parcel Number: 03323-0-00000 Year of Issuance: 2011 Description of Property: LOT 2, BLOCK 15, LIVINGSTON, DIVISION, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLANT BOOK 1, PAGE 41, PUBLIC RE CORDS OF BRADFORD COUNTY Assessed To: EMMA WILLIAMS All of the above property is located in Bradford County, In the State of Florida. Unless such certificate(s) shall be re deemed according to Law, the prop erty described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the Highest Bidder at the BRADFORD COUNTY COURTHOUSE, STARKE, FL. on the 12th day of March, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. RAY NORMAN BRADFORD COUNTY CLERK OF COURT BY LISA BRANNON, DEPUTY CLERK If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or der to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordina tor, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 1/30 4tchg 2/20-BCT NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That PNC %TC TAMPA 1 LLC The holder of the follow ing certificate(s) has filed said certificate(s) for the tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number(s) and year of issuance, the description of property, and name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: File Number: 2013-0032 Certificate Number: 482 Parcel Number: 01749-0-00000 Year of Issuance: 2011 Description of Property: Legal Description: 01749-0-00000 The South of the Northeast of the Northeast of the Southeast of Section 26, Township 5 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County, Florida Assessed To: ARTHUR LEE ESTATE, BARBARA ADAMS, KENYA P LONG, LEWIS LEE, WILLIE ARTHUR LEE, JE ROME LEE, LILLE THERESA LEE, TRAVIS LEE, CLARA LEE CROSS, DAVID MYERS, MELENESE BAR BER HAMITON, EARL BARBER, CHARLES LEE, LILLIE PEARL LEE, PHILLIP LEE, HELEN LEE, MARION LEE, PAMELA LEE LAMONTANGE, RONALD LEE, REGINALD LEE All of the above property is located in Bradford County, In the State of Florida. Unless such certificate(s) shall be re deemed according to Law, the prop erty described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the Highest Bidder at the BRADFORD COUNTY COURTHOUSE, STARKE, FL. on the 12th day of March, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. RAY NORMAN BRADFORD COUNTY CLERK OF COURT BY LISA BRANNON, DEPUTY CLERK If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or der to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordina tor, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 1/30 4tchg 2/20-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 04-2012-CA-000552 DIVISION: WELLS PARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. KEVIN S. CRAWFORD A/K/A KEVIN SCOTT CRAWFORD, e/a/, Defendant(s). NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu ant to an Order Rescheduling Fore closure Sale dated Jan. 21, 2014 and entered in Case NO. 04-2012-CA000552 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for BRADFORD County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and KEVIN S. CRAWFORD A/K/A KEVIN SCOTT CRAWFORD; LINDSEY CRAWFORD A/K/A LIND SEY RENEE BOLLINGER A/K/A LINDSEY BOLLINGER; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bid der for cash at FRONT HALL OF THE BRADFORD COUNTY COURT HOUSE, 945 NORTH TEMPLE AV ENUE, STARKE, FLORIDA 32091 at 11:00 AM, on the 27 day of Feb., 2014, the following described proper ty as set forth in said Final Judgment: A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN THE EAST THREE-QUARTERS OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, BRAD FORD COUNTY, FLORIDA; AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DE SCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER AND RUN THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 16 MINUTES WEST ALONG THE SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY THEREOF, A DIS TANCE OF 326.27 FEET TO THE WESTERLY BOUNDARY OF THE RIGHT OF WAY OF STATE ROAD NO. 16; RUN THENCE NORTH 21 DEGREES 15 MINUTES WEST ALONG SAID WESTERLY BOUND ARY A DISTANCE OF SEVEN HUN DRED SIXTY-TWO AND SIXTY-ONE HUNDREDTHS (762.61) FEET FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING; FROM THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THUS DESCRIBED RUN SOUTH 82 DE GREES 09 MINUTES WEST A DISTANCE OF 320.76 FEET TO A STAKE ON THE WESTERLY BOUNDARY OF AFORESAID EAST THREE-QUARTERS; RUN THENCE NORTH 2 DEGREES 58 MINUTES WEST ALONG LAST AFORESAID WESTERLY BOUNDARY A DIS TANCE OF 112,68 FEET TO AN IRON STAKE ON THE WESTERLY BOUNDARY LAST AFORESAID; THENCE NORTH 72 DEGREES 18 MINUTES EAST A DISTANCE OF 277.25 FEET TO AN IRON STAKE ON THE WESTERLY BOUNDARY OF STATE ROAD 16, THENCE RUN SOUTH 21 DEGREES 15 MINUTES EAST ALONG SAID WESTERLY BOUNDARY A DISTANCE OF 164.29 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGIN NING. EXCEPTING AND EXCLUD ING THEREFROM THE WESTERLY 100 FEET OF SAID PARCEL. A/K/A 17408 NW STATE ROAD 16, STARKE, FL 32091-8184 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on Jan. 23, 2014. Ray Norman Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 **See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or der to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of Court, Bradford County Courthouse, Starke, FL at 904-964-6280 within 7 working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 1/30 2tchg 2/6-BCT City of Lawtey, Florida Owner 2793 West Lake Street P.O. Drawer G Lawtev. FL 32058 Address Separate sealed Bids for the work consisting of: Furnishing all labor, materials, equip ment, incidentals, and taxes to furnish and install approximately 21,000 LF of 8 gravity main, 80 precast manholes, one (1) duplex pump station, two (2) grinder pump stations, 4,900 LF of 3 and 4 force main, related valves, fit tings, sewer services, paving, grass ing, and other restoration work will be received by City of Lawtey, Florida at the office of City Clerk until 2:00 p.m. (Local Time), Wednesday. March 5, 2014. and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud. The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations: Lawtey City Hall, 2793 West Lake Street, Lawtey, Florida 32058, (904) 782-3454, and Mittauer & Associates, Inc., 580-1 Wells Road, Orange Park, FL 32073, (904) 278-0030. Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the Issuing Office; Mittauer & Associates, Inc., located at 580-1 Wells Road, Orange Park, Flor ida 32073, (904) 278-0030, upon the non-refundable payment of $200.00 for each set. The City of Lawtey is an Equal Op portunity Employer. Project Address: 2793 West Lake Street, Lawtey, Florida 32058 1/30 1tchg-BCT Legals

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8A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 the findings increased the risk of errors and fraud. Finding No. 2: Written policies and procedures. The city does not have written policies or procedures for its accounting and business-related function. Written procedures were not available to document controls over budgets, revenues and cash receipts, cash management, issuance of credit memos on customer accounts, capital assets, personnel and payroll, procurement of goods and services, and grant administration. Even though the city is small in size, these policies and procedures are necessary to prevent noncompliance and inadequate internal control, such as those noted by the auditors. Finding No. 3: Separation of duties. The city clerk (Hall) was responsible for all phases of the citys financial transactions, including accepting revenue, preparing deposits, recording transactions and reconciling bank statements to the accounting records, so there was an inadequate separation of duties. Even checks signed by both the clerk a council member were returned to the clerk to be mailed. The clerk had complete control over the payroll system as well, including the ability to add personnel, adjust pay rates (including her own), and prepare and distribute the employee pay. While Hampton is small, the city could mitigate risk of error and wrongdoing by assuring independent bank account reconciliations and independent verification of anticipated versus actual collections and deposits. An independent accountant was hired to assist with certain accounting functions, but this did not prove to be an adequate control. Finding No. 4: Accounting controls and unreliable records: The charter of the city requires the clerk to keep financial records of receipts and disbursements, including an ordered record of all checks issued, and to make regular reports to the city council about outstanding checks and the cash balances for each fund, but auditors did not find evidence of these reports. There were many instances in which handwritten check numbers did not match the number recorded by the accounting software, and 65 instances where the same check number was assigned to more than one check transaction. The clerk told auditors she was unfamiliar with the accounting software and did not know how to correct the problem. The review also disclosed that close to 200 check numbers were missing in the accounting records. Some may have been checks damaged in the writing (or printing) process that were not retained, but there was no list of damaged checks retained in the city records. Checks unaccounted for could be used in an unauthorized manner. When damaged checks were retained in a voided check file, accounting records were not updated so there would be an accurate, sequential history of check numbers. Sometimes the accounting records were changed to reflect a voided check, but the check itself was not retained. Only six of the 22 voided checks recorded appeared in a voided check file. There were 76 voided checks in the file, however, that were not recorded in the accounting records. Several voided checks were not appropriately defaced, increasing the likelihood of misuse. On Dec. 6, 2011, a check transaction recorded in the accounting records was inappropriately altered subsequent to the issuance of the check. A check written to a vendor was canceled and placed in the voided check file. The check was not voided in the accounting records, but the date and amount were changed. The recorded payee was not changed. A new check not recorded in the accounting records was used by and payable to the clerk with the same date and amount of the recorded transaction. That check for $377 to the clerk was cashed. This duplicate salary check was an overpayment to the clerk. Auditors noted problems with stale dated checks, which should be voided and a new check issued. Between April 19, 2012, and May 9, 2013, the clerk issued herself four replacement checks totaling $13,748 for 52 stale dated checks, some dating back to 2008. None of the original checks were voided in the accounting records. Twenty-one of the 52 checks totaling $2,538 were not originally payable to the clerk but to five separate family members who were also paid by the city, so this was an overpayment to the clerk. Ten checks totaling $3,464 were previously replaced by other checks payable to the clerk that had been cashed, so the clerk was overpaid by this amount as well. The other 21 checks totaling $7,746, were outstanding salary checks for the clerk. The clerk told auditors that the checks were held because the city bank account was experiencing cash flow problems. This amount was legitimately owed to the clerk. Two of the replacement checks were not recorded in the accounting records. The other two were, but since the original checks were not voided, the expenses were recorded twice. The clerk could not explain to auditors why she issued herself five duplicate salary checks totaling $1,879. From May 2007 through July 2013, 16 water customer payment batches totaling $10,282 were not deposited into the citys bank account. The clerk told auditors she and other employees sometimes cashed their paychecks from cash receipts from water customers, and she later returned cash to the water fund after cashing a check written to herself as a replacement for a stale dated check. Records were not maintained as evidence of how these transactions were handled. Auditors said the acting mayor (Myrtice McCullough) said the missing deposits were used for petty cash purposes, including drug sting operations, and was not paid back. Two deposits totaling $867 were not recorded in accounting records. The clerks issuance of credit memos to water customers was also questioned. Memos were issued to adjust customer accounts to correct billing errors, write off uncollectable account and make adjustments for bad checks. There was no documentation for the reason 190 credit memos were issued to customer accounts from October 2009 to June 2013. Among the recommendation to improve accounting oversight and records, the auditors recommend the city recover the total $8,258 in overpayments to the clerk or enter into its records the basis for the payments. Finding No. 5: Petty cash. Auditors say the city did not safeguard its petty cash fund or account for expenditures of that money. Petty cash was comingled with cash receipts from customers and was accessible to city employees in an unsecured desk drawer. Finding No. 6: Cash receipt forms. Cash receipt books were not kept secure from unauthorized uses, and more than one was used simultaneously without distinction for their separate use. Sixty-four receipts from one book were completely removed (original and copy) without explanation, so records might not reflect complete statement of cash receipts. Receipts were not maintained in order, and sometimes the copy kept was blank. Poor handwriting made some indecipherable. Receipt numbers were not recorded in accounting records to document water service payments. Financial condition of the water fund Finding No. 7: Financial condition of the water system. Cities should establish a target amount of working capital to maintain in their enterprise (business activities) fund, but Hamptons available capital was several thousand dollars short based on the minimum acceptable level of 45 days. In addition, the water fund reported operating losses for the past five fiscal years and deficits in unrestricted net assets. General fund loans were necessary to fund operations in the water fund. As of September 2013, the water fund owed the general fund nearly $174,000. Finding No. 8: Fees and charges for water service. The city council approved an ordinance in 2010 setting water rates and providing for annual rate increases. The rates were not supported by a rate study, but the ordinance was not followed anyway. Instead of going to $26 a month, the base rate remained $25 from October 2010 to November 2011. In December 2011, the base rate went to $28 a month, when it should have been $27. The ordinance did not specify when customers would be disconnected for nonpayment, including bad checks. A reconnection fee was established. The city was inconsistent in disconnecting water service and did not charge the applicable reconnection fee. The ordinance provided for a surcharge for customers outside the city limits, but the surcharge was not applied. The ordinance required a tap application for new connections to serve as a contract between the city and customer and to designate the location of the water meter, but the forms were not used, and the clerk said she was unfamiliar with the requirement. A $50 security deposit was required of new customers, but the money went into the water fund instead of a separate reserve account from which the deposits could be refunded. Finding No. 9: Water customer accounts and billings. Hampton has not maintained a master list of water meter locations. City personnel read meters and recorded the readings in a log that was given to the clerk to prepare the water bills. There was no procedure to determine if all water customers were billed each month, and there was no procedure to reconcile the water pumped from the system with the water customers will billed for. One of the largest commercial water customers, an elder care center, was not billed at all since opening in 2007. The clerk said the account might have been dropped from the system when the office experienced computer problems. The estimate of unbilled water service came to $10,000. In analyzing customer accounts, auditors found three council members had not been billed for 17 months of water service during a period from October 2009 to March 2013, and 21 months were not billed to seven other customers, three of which were commercial accounts. The acting mayor blamed the software, which she said sometimes skipped accounts. The mayor also claimed records were lost because of computer problems in 2011. Auditors found 149 monthly water bills for 31 customers had been underbilled, with revenue lost totaling $1,354. Almost half of that amount was for Hampton Elementary School. For nine accounts, there were large gaps of 3 to 14 months between payments. Finding No. 10: Unaccounted for water. Forty-six percent of Hamptons water use is unaccounted for because of leaky pipes, faulty meters and unmetered use. The citys current water permit requires it to provide the water management district with a plan and schedule to reduce unaccounted for use to 10 percent or less. Auditors asked about the citys efforts and were provided with a copy of a contract to replace lines, pumps and a generator with grant funds. Budgetary controls Finding No. 11: Budget preparation and adoption. In the 2011 budget the city budgeted a $3,000 balance forward in the general fund when the actual balance was nearly $170,000. The balance forward in the water fund was also listed as $3,000, but was actually more than $129,000. Similarly in 2012, the budget should have reflected a balance forward of nearly $168,000 in the general fund and almost $147,000 in the water fund. The 2012 budget was not provided to the county to be posted online as required by law. Finding No. 12: Budget overexpenditures. In Hamptons 2010, 2011 and 2012 financial audits, the citys external auditor noted that the city did not use its adopted budget to control expenditures, and the city council was not provided budget-to-actual spending reports. The city underestimated traffic ticket revenue, collecting $38,000 more than anticipated in 2010, $65,000 more in 2011 and $31,000 more in 2012. Public safety expenditures were also underestimated, however, so that budget was overspent by $68,000 in 2010, $109,000 in 2011 and $44,000 in 2012. In 2010 and 2011, traffic revenue alone was not enough to cover the actual public safety expenses. The general fund was overspent by $174,000 in 2011 and $28,000 in 2012. Cash in bank Finding No. 13: Bank account reconciliations. Even the citys personal auditor had noted that bank account reconciliations with the accounting records were not always performed in a timely manner. The state auditors review of the reconciliations found that five monthly reconciliations for the general fund between October 2009 and June 2013 could not be located. Four reconciliations could not be found for the water fund. The problems with inaccurate check numbers, voided checks, stale dated checks and unrecorded checks complicated reconciliation. From October 2009 to June 2013, auditors found 10 checks drawn on the general fund totaling $3,443 and four checks drawn on the water fund totaling $2,588 for which insufficient funds were in the bank. The bank honored the checks, but charged the city $605 in overdraft fees. This may have been due to late or inaccurate bank account reconciliations. Finding No. 14: Bank agreements. A copy of the citys bank agreements could not be found in the city records. They were obtained from the bank. Four of six had not been updated since 2007, and another had not been updated since 2003. Auditors pointed this out, and new agreements were obtained, but the new versions required only one signature for transactions. They were updated again to require two signatures. Finding No. 15: Public deposit accounts. The city said it was unaware of the requirement to regularly identify and report its public deposit accounts to the state. Personnel and payroll administration Here auditors note that the citys staff has fluctuated between 3 and 12 employees depending on the size of the police force. The sheriffs office withdrew support services like dispatch and communications when the city failed to sign a user agreement related to crime statistic information and provide a roster of police employees. Following that notification in November 2012, the police force was reduced to just the elected police chief (Marshal John Hodges). Finding No. 16: Hiring practices. A review of personnel records from January 2010 to May 2013 showed the city did not keep personnel files for three police employees. The city did not have position descriptions with minimum education and experience requirements, so there was no consistent standard to apply to applicants. There were also no standard pay grades or salary ranges for positions. There was no documentation of appointments and starting salaries. The mayor instructed the clerk on pay for new hires of city staff, and the police chief did so for the police force. There were no employment applications in evidence for four police officers, and there was no documentation that three police hires met the minimum requirements of Florida Statutes. Finding No. 17: Attendance and leave records. Time records were only required of police officers, so there was no documentation of attendance or leave taken. Therefore, there was no basis for issuing payroll checks. From October 2009 to June 2013, the water utility operator (Adam Hall) received eight extra salary checks totaling $2,626, and the clerk received $1,510 in overtime pay. Without time records, there was no basis for these payments. Records did not show supervisory approval for the additional compensation. No leave policy has been established, but the water utility operator received five additional salary checks totaling $2,573 for payments in lieu of vacation. There was no documented basis or supervisory approval for such payments. Auditors tested 16 pay periods for police officers, but could not locate time records for three periods. The hours that were reported did not agree with the hours paid for four pay periods, so four officers were overpaid a total of $465. Finding No. 18: Clerk and city council members compensation. Contrary to the charter, the clerk and councils salaries were not set by ordinance. The clerk was paid $400 a week for her office hours and $320 a month for attending and preparing minutes for the monthly council meetings. Two checks paid to the clerk totaling $361 in December 2011 and February 2012 did not match the weekly or monthly salary amounts. The basis for the checks was not on record, and the clerk told auditors she wasnt sure what the checks were for. Council members were paid $125 a month. Beginning January 2011, employment taxes were not withheld from the council members checks as if they were contractors instead of city employees, making the city liable for the payment of those taxes. Finding No. 19: Employee/ independent contractor status. Workers must be designated either employees or contractors for tax purposes. If employees, the employer must withhold payroll taxes. Others should be provided the appropriate tax forms. The clerks daughter and son were paid $3,800 and $1,140 respectively in 2011, and $2,314 and $680 respectively in 2012. There is no evidence taxes were withheld or a Form 1099 provided. The clerk said they worked on an as-needed basis (there were no time records), but the auditors noted that the frequency of the work performed does not relieve the city of its responsibilities. Finding No. 20: Employment of relatives: The city does not have policies on the employment of relatives, but the state does when it comes to local government. The state says an individual may not be appointed, employed, promoted or advanced in or to a position in the city if such appointment is made by a collegial body of which a relative of the individual is a member. The clerks husband, Charles Hall, has been on the council since 2006 and was on the council when she was reappointed to the position in 2009. Although he abstained from voting on the reappointment, the appointment while he was on the council was contrary to state law, according to the auditors. Procurement of goods and services Finding No. 21: Credit cards and charge accounts. Between October 2009 and June 2013, the city charged $7,845 to a Visa credit card, $18,372 to a Walmart credit card and $132,350 to a charge account at a local convenience store. The city council has not approved the issuance of credit cards or adopted policies on their use. They were not assigned to specific city employees, but shared. City personnel claimed that the council approved billing statements on the charges prior to payment, but a review of 75 credit card statements and 243 weekly charge account statements found that council approval was not obtained for 78 percent of the credit card statements or 99 percent of the charge account statements. In reviewing 73 credit card statements totaling more than $26,000, auditors found no receipts to support the charges. The abbreviations on the billing statements make it difficult to determine what was purchased. Receipts totaling more than $10,000 were missing for 7 percent of the charge account billing statements reviewed. Sixty-three charge account payments totaling $26,167 were not supported by billing statements or receipts because the city sometimes made payment before a statement was issued, making a credit balance on the account. Because of the lack of record keeping, the city cannot demonstrate that the charges were reasonable or served a public purpose. When credit card bills were not paid on time, the city accrued penalties totaling more than $1,800. Finding No. 22: Questioned expenditures. Auditors said more than $21,000 in expenditures examined from October 2009 to May 2013 failed to demonstrate a public purpose. City explanations were given for around $14,000 of those expenditures, including more than $12,000 for candy, food, toys and presents for holiday festivals and parties for city children. City records said $3,330 of those expenditures were paid for by the city clerk, and she was subsequently reimbursed. There was no supporting documentation for the reimbursements. Additionally, $875 was spent on 27 gift cards for employees and other individuals for Christmas, $570 was spent on plants or flowers for employees or other individuals, and $463 was spent on miscellaneous food purchases. Finding No. 23: Cellular telephones. Cell phone charges during the period audited totaled $10,500. There were no policies on the use of city-assigned cell phones, nor did records provide evidence of supervisory review of telephone billings. Bills examined showed $175 in 411 directory assistance charges, $110 for additional message service charges and $115 for downloads and other data charges. Finding No. 24: Sales tax exemption. The city did not always utilize its sales tax exemption, incurring an additional $796 in charges on Walmart purchases. The sales tax exemption expired in August 2012 after the renewal application was rejected because the city did not provide the Florida Department of Revenue with documentation that it is an official municipality. As of September 2013, the city had not moved forward with the renewal. Contracts Finding No. 25: Written contracts. Auditors found no city policies on the acquisition of services. As a result, the city paid its attorney nearly $37,000 for legal services during the period audited in the absence of a contract. There was also no contract for the water treatment plant operator, and no documentation for additional payments made totaling $900 in excess of the monthly salary. The city also apparently bought fuel for the operator, although there was no monitoring of the gas purchased. There was no contract for accounting services either. Finding No. 26: Auditor selection and contract. There was no evidence that the city had issued a request for proposals for accounting services or that committee was formed to select the auditor, but a firm was paid $12,600 for the 2012 audit. There was a contract for the audit, but not one that complied with state law requiring detailed invoices. The contract did not specify an hourly rate, nor did the invoices submitted. Grant administration Finding No. 27: Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program. During administration of the citys FRDAP grant for recreation facilities, the city claimed $35,000 in expenditures prior to actually spending the money. The city should not have requested reimbursements for its expenses until after incurring those expenses. Motor vehicles Finding No. 28: Motor vehicle usage and insurance. Hampton had eight police cars and three other city vehicles as of August 2013. Some vehicles were assigned to police officers and the water utility operator for 24-hour use, but there were no policies governing their use and no evidence their assignment was approved. Employees were not required to maintain a mileage log, so it cannot be proven that they were used primarily for a public purpose. The 24-hour use was not recorded as part of the employees gross income package and was not reported to the IRS. The city has purchased automobile insurance, but only two vehicles were listed under the coverage, and neither of them were vehicles owned by the city. The vehicles on the policy have since been replaced by two of the city owned vehicles, but the city is risking loss by not covering all of its vehicles. Public records Finding No. 29: Public records retention. Hampton has no public records retention policy or a systematic method for maintaining public records. An index of ordinances has not been maintained since December 1998, and auditors could not find signed resolutions adopting final budgets in 2010 and 2011. The clerk told auditors that records prior to 1999 were destroyed by rain and flooding. Water meter logbooks prior to April 2012 were lost in a swamp because of a traffic accident involving the water utility operator. No accident report was on file at city hall, and personnel said it was not reported. Finding No. 30: City council meeting notices and minutes. The city has not adequately provided notice of its monthly meetings, and minutes of those meetings were generally not signed and do not state the date they received council approval. Sometimes, no meeting minutes were found, and there was no reason documented why four council meetings were not held. Finding No. 31: Charter amendments. The city council adopted an ordinance in 1985 to place an amendment to the city charter on the ballot to make the city clerk an appointed position, and the public approved the amendment. The revised charter was not filed with the Florida Department of State as required by ordinance and statute. Continued from 1A

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From the first five minutes, I felt at home, he said. The Medical Foster Home Program was created to give veterans an alternative to longterm care and assisted living Keystone Heights High School soccer player Juan Grimaldo (foreground) and an Eastside player prepare to make a play on a throwin during the District 5-2A championship match, which Eastside won 1-0. See page 5B for more on the Indians, who will play a Thursday, Jan. 30, in Mount Dora. Earning bids to the Florida High School Athletic Association Finals in weightlifting are (above, l-r) Union Kayla Geraghty, Kristen Cook and Courtney Personette, more. Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake Region FEATURES CRIME SOCIALS OBITUARIES EDITORIAL Florida Twin TheatreAll Seats $6.00 Before 6 p.m. 964-5451* CLOSED MON & TUES SCREEN 1 SCREEN 2 Starts Friday, Jan. 31 Visit us on-line at www.FloridaTwinTheatre.comFri, 7:00, 9:05 Sat, 4:55, 7:00, 9:05 Sun, 5:15 Wed Thurs, 7:30EXPENDABLESNow Showing PG-13 Kevin Hart inFri, 8:00 Sat, 5:00, 8:00 Sun, 5:00 Wed Thurs, 7:15 RBradley Cooper in American HustleRide Along Strong for state Keep your eye on the ball BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer It would be easy for an observer to conclude that Don Nolder and Teresa Dunn are father and daughter. There is an underlying affection to the sometimes teasing interaction that speaks of a close, familial bond. They are not related, but only in the truest sense of the word. Were very close, Dunn said. I dont think of him any different than any other family member I have. Though Dunn is the same age as Nolders daughter, Nolder said, Shes like a mother to me. She takes care of me. Nolder feels right at home, whether hes sitting on the back deck, where he can read a book and take in a view of the lake, or simply enjoying the company of Dunns 16-year-old dog, Missy, who finds it quite comfortable in Nolders arms. That is what the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Home-Based Primary Care Medical Foster Home Program is all about. Tanya Fookes, the Medical Foster Home coordinator for the Gainesville area, said the program provides the veteran the ability to stay in the community, to be in a home and to be in a family environment rather than in an institution. Its really a quality of life for them as well, Fookes said. Nolder has been living with Dunn and her husband, David, for the past seven months. Upon his arrival, he knew he was in the right place. Giving those who served a true home life Veteran Don Nolder is pictured with is caregiver, Teresa Dunn. Nolder feels quite at home, especially See HOME, 8B

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The fourth annual Santa Fe College Miss Bradford Fest is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Bradford High School au ditorium at 7 p.m. Contestants will compete in Western wear, talent, party dress, evening wear, photogenic and on-stage question categories in the following age divisions: 4-7 (Little Miss), 8-12 (Junior Miss), 13-17 (Teen Miss) and graduat ing high school seniors-22 years old (Miss). The winner of the Miss division could win a twoyear Santa Fe College schol arship. (Must meet eligibility requirements for college enroll ment.) Miss Bradford Fest funds San ta Fe College scholarships for Bradford County students. For more information, please call Lisa Tatum at 904-966-1514 or Brenda Thornton at 904-3648266. Miss Bradford Fest set for Feb. 8 1983 when the thermometer rose only to 21. The next day, however, the temperature rose to the mid-30s for a few hours. Deputies responded to in excess of 100 reported accidents, mostly on U.S. 301. So many accidents were reported, it was difficult to keep exact records. City patrolmen were having the same difficulty. One officer said he did not have to be there to be able to write up an accident they all were basically the same. We really appreciate the many people and agencies who were involved during the weekend, and we dont want to leave anyone out, so we offer our sincere appreciation to anyone who helped in any way, said EMS Director Chapman and Sheriff Etheridge. sunshine, however, and traffic was back pretty much to normal by Sunday afternoon, even with the continuing below-freezing temperatures. Weekend temperatures recorded at the Gainesville Airport were a low of 34 and high of 37 for Friday, Dec. 22; a low of 24 and a high of 30 for Saturday; a low of 17 and a high of 30 for Sunday; and a low of 19, with a high of 44 for Monday, Christmas day. It took driversunfamiliar with icy roadssome time to learn to slow down. Wrecker services were kept busy pulling cars out of ditches. People were slipping down on the ice in the Deerfoot Village parking lot. Everybody has stories to tell about how cars slid around. Fortunately, there were no serious accidents. Plumbers have worked all weekend and are still repairing ruptured water pipes caused by ice. Sundays temperature in Starke was reported to be as low as 13 degrees in one area, with a high of 23. The high Monday was only 29, but Tuesdays warm-up back into the 40s signaled the return of more normal temperatures. Temperatures below freezing for two days and three nights may be a record for this area. This writer remembers only two times the temperature stayed below 32 degrees all day since 1960. The most recent was Christmas day There was talk of snow this week. By the time this issue is published, well know if we did indeed get flurries. Heres a look back to a couple of Telegraph stories that focused on what is an unusual occurrence in this area. On Feb. 12, 1899, Mrs. Jesse Jones, wife of a pioneer Starke merchant, took pen in hand, opened her diary and wrote: Snowstorm in Florida, Feb. 12, 1899, Sunday. It blew all day very hard and very cold. About nine oclock at night it commenced to rain and sleet. The wind blew hard all night. I slept very little as the wind frightened me, and when I awakened in the morning, I was very much amazed to see everything covered with snow, and the thermometer down to 8. I have lived in Florida since 1859 and have never seen anything like it before. The snow laid on the ground three days. The second day, Capt. Jones had to take a shovel and dig it off the front porch. I think everything must be killed; our garden is dead, nothing left. If orange trees are not killed, then they could be planted in the North. Capt. Jones is 64 years old, and this is the first time he ever saw snow. He was born and raised in Florida. Ninety years later came the Christmas snow of 1989, measuring less than half an inch except where banked. It could not match the snow of 1899, which was reported to be at least 2 inches. Due to steady freezing temperatures, both snows remained unmelted for three days. The 1899 freeze came just four years after the treacherous double-whammy dealt to this North Central Florida area during the winter of 1894-95, when one freeze with temperatures down to 13 degrees came in December, followed by another in February. The trouble was that the month of January was unseasonably warm, causing sap in the orange trees to rise. The freeze of Feb. Emma Theus, the daughter of Laura and Harold Theus of Starke, took first overall in the Senior Contemporary category and was also awarded Highest Overall Scoring Senior Soloist (ages 14-19) at the Tremaine Dance Competition in New York City. Theus placed ahead of 36 girls who were primarily from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Her performance was titled Iris and choreographed by Starke Academy of Dance teacher Stephanie Borglum. This was not Theus first taste of success at a Tremaine competition. In Atlanta last October, she placed first overall in the lyrical category and was awarded Highest Overall Scoring Senior Soloist for the routine The Muse, which was also choreographed by Borglum. At the Atlanta competition, Theus placed ahead of 44 girls (ages 14-18) who were primarily from Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. Theus may attend Nationals in Orlando this July, where she would compete against girls from all over for Dancer of the Year and to earn the chance to tour with the company for the 2014-15 season. Theus dances her way to the top at NYC competition BY JOE GISSY, E.L. MATTHEWS AND CAROLYN EAVES Bing Crosbys White Christmas finally came to Bradford County, with up to an inch of snow on the ground, mixed with an ice storm Saturday that made the tree tops glisten, just like Bing said. Winter arrived officially Thursday, Dec. 21, with a mild low of 33 degrees, touching off a prolonged five-day period of sub-freezing temperatures and setting a new record for length, but stopping short of the 8 degrees recorded here in 1835 and 1899. Low temperatures recorded at the city treatment plant on Edwards Road were 25 Saturday, 15 Sunday, 16 Monday, 28 Tuesday and 27 Wednesday. The wave of cold air sweeping down from Canada, mixing with moist air over the Gulf of Mexico, brought freezing rain, sleet, snow and frigid temperatures to all of North Florida, paralyzing traffic and wreaking havoc with power lines, water pipes, trees, plants and crops. Light rain Friday night turned to ice as it fell onto sub-freezing surfaces, glazing everything with a layer of ice. The rain turned into sleet and snow as temperatures dropped. Intermittent snow, sleet and rain continued throughout the day Saturday and into Sunday night, making driving hazardous to Florida drivers uninitiated into driving on ice. Clearing skies Sunday morning brought sunshine, but little warmththe temperature getting only to 29 degrees in the afternoon. Snow and ice on highways melted in the Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 3B 301 East Call Street Downtown Starke(by the Railroad Tracks Formerly Ricks)904-964-9253 atSunday, February 2nd @ 6:30pm Pick score of game until kick-off Y ou must be present at Lombardi Trophy Presentation D rink Specials All Day! LIVE MU SIC (904) 964-7555134 East Call Street Starke, FL Its Tax Time! Corporate and Individual Income Tax Services Full Bookkeeping & Payroll Services Audit & Accounting Services Business Consulting including Quickbooks & Accounting. 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You may also register online at http://starkebradfordleague. baberuthonline.com. There will be a coaches meeting Friday, Feb. 7, at 6:30 p.m. at the Thomas Street center. Anyone interested in being certified as an umpire can attend a clinic on Saturday, Feb. 8, at 9 a.m. at Edwards Road. ...and 1989 in Bradford County See SNOW, 7B Bradford Parents Athletic Association sign-ups are under way Judy Jull, a master weaver and colonial archaeologist, will be featured at the Monday, Feb. 3, meeting of the Col. Samuel Elbert Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, which will be held at IHOP in Starke at 10:30 a.m. Jull will share her experiences at a dig and talk about the art of weaving, which the colonists brought to America. Visitors are welcome. Any woman 18 years of age or older regardless of race, religion or ethnic backgroundwho can prove direct descent from a person who aided in achieving American independence between April 19, 1775, and Nov. 26, 1783, is eligible for membership. Please contact Konnie Beauregard at 352-475-1865 for more information. Archaeology, weaving to be topics at Feb. 3 DAR meeting

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Jane E. (formerly Jane E. Rice) and retired Navy LCDR Edward W. Nelson, a retired air route traffic controller, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a family luncheon hosted by their children. They were married Feb 5, 1944 in Atlanta. Their children are Barbara Mains of The Villages; Karen Nelson of Keystone Heights; Cindy Machupa of Gainesville and the late Nancy Darby Bloodgood of Keystone Heights. The Nelsons have nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Nelsons celebrate 70 years 4B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Th e Outdoor Power Super Store No One Beats Our Prices In cludes pickup & delivery on Lawn Tractors & Riding Mowers within *Of fers valid Jan. 1 March 31, 2014* $2995 ( 904)368-9156 127 E. 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For years Sampson Lake and Sampson River ran very well. Then the great team of Bradford County and Suwanee River Management decided they could do a better job than nature. Well, here is the result of their great job! We now have flooding on one side of Sampson Lake and very low water along the riverside. For years Sampson River was enjoyed by both boaters and fishermen. The boats Dear Editor: Disappointed was an understatement when I read the front page article in the Lake Region Monitor dated Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, entitled Brown Resigning from KH council will challenge Hildreth for mayor post. Mr. Browns assertion that the Community Redevelopment Advisory Board (CRAB) was all supporters of Mayor Hildreth was quite surprising to hear. To insinuate that this board has any political agenda is patently false. The CRAB members do not discuss mayoral politics, instead we discuss in meetings that are open to the public ways we can improve the business climate and the lives of the citizens of Keystone Heights. The CRAB is responsive to and supportive of all members of the city council and city staff because we must work together to be successful. What a shame that Vice Mayor Brown would make a disparaging comment about this board. For the record, the Community Redevelopment Advisory Board is not a club, these task oriented business owners and volunteers were approved by the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA). These same members make up the city council which Mr. Brown is on. Trying to give the impression that the CRAB needs to slow down is unjustified, it implies we are a runaway train or somehow not accountable to the CRA board where the opposite is true. All CRAB meetings are open to the public, advertised, and recorded; in addition, I have personally invited Mr. Brown to attend the meetings. Most importantly to note is that the structure of the Community Redevelopment Advisory Board only advises the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA). It is only with approval from the CRA that the CRAB moves forward on any projects. So why would Mr. Brown imply otherwise? Thank you for the opportunity to set the record straight. We look forward to working with all members of the CRA the city council and the business community. Deirdre Murphy, Chairperson of the City of Keystone Heights Community Redevelopment Advisory Board Letters editor@bctelegraph.com Browns views of CRAB are off the mark Edward and Jane Nelson Bradford County, Suwannee River Water Management are no friends to lakes, rivers could easily go up and down the river enjoying the sights and sounds of nature and perhaps even stopping to chat with the residents that lived along the river. A great time was enjoyed by both the boaters and the residents. That has now come to an end! Our great useless County Officials and the Suwanee River MIS Management has seen to that. We now live on Canoe Less Creek (formerly known as Sampson River). If youre very lucky you can canoe if you find deep enough spots. One day its Oh Wow, we have water, OOPS here comes Bradford County and Suwanee River MIS Management, and there goes the water! Instead of taking care of the reasons for the problems they continue to contribute to the problems. We are told that the homes in the Country Club area flood so they have to open up the flow out of Sampson Lake. Well, it seems to me that someone in this County should be able to figure out that we need to have better drainage along the problem areas. Sampson River cannot and should not handle all the high water problems in the County. Also, who was the intelligent County person that allowed people to build homes along Sampson Lake and not make sure that the elevation was high enough to handle a high water time (oh sorry, I forgot that would require someone thinking). Most Counties are able to figure these problems out. Anyone with common sense and some intelligence looking for a job Bradford County needs help! The only thing that this County and Suwanee River MIS Management have been able to accomplish is turning our lakes and rivers into retention ponds and depreciating our property values. Take a look around and you will see for yourself the results of their work! Richard Corbin Dear Editor: On Friday, January 24th, Southside Elementary School partnered with Bradford High School for a Positive Behavior Supports (PBS) Tailgate Party a pep rally to honor the students at Southside who exemplified the behavioral expectations we have set being prompt, prepared, respectful, safe and honest. Over 400 students were honored at this event, and were treated to performances by the Bradford High School Drumline, Southside, Bradford High form positive partnership Cheerleaders and Football Team. Southsides Assistant Principal, Sherree Alvarez was present to give a motivational speech, telling students that every step they make in the right direction puts them one step closer to successfully meeting their goals. An event of this kind took a lot of planning and coordination of efforts. This would not have been possible if not for the support Southside received from Bradford High School Principal, Bryan Boyer and his staff. Every step of the way, Bradford High School staff and students were where they were supposed to be, when they were supposed to be there it was amazing to see how smoothly this event worked with so many people working together. In the words of Bradford High Schools Coach Burch, I like it when I see a play come together. The staff at Southside has to be among the best staff anywhere. From the teachers who have taught and reinforced behavioral expectations, to the Positive Behavior Supports Team, to the dedicated staff who worked the event we are a family, and once again have shown what can be accomplished when we all work together for a common cause. At the culmination of Southsides Tailgate Party, I took a moment to reflect on everyone who had a part in making this event a success. I am thankful I am a part of the Southside Elementary School family, and blessed that we were able to partner with such a competent and well pulled together team as Bradford High School. Robin Frazer Dear Editor: Much of the blame for the cliff that this country is hurtling toward must be credited to the career politicians that we Americans have been supporting throughout the years. Of course, we, the voters (and in a certain sense, the non-voters) also play a major role in this fiasco, since we are the ones who enter the voting booth and make our selection. We have screwed up royally. But I am especially disenchanted with the lifetime members of our House and Senate--from both parties- because their refusal to step down has led to what many call the fourth branch of government. That would be special interest groups. These hundreds of wealthladen organizations heavily influence what our legislators do in Washington as a result of the donations they make to Time to elect someone other than career politicians politicians. Whether anyone admits it or not, huge sums of money influence peoples actions. It would be extremely foolish to think otherwise. Until term limits and/or curbs on financial donations become the law of the land, the wise thing for us to do would be to stop electing politicians and begin to elect teachers, merchants, engineers, doctors, etc. (Notice that I dont include lawyers in my list. They, too, are a big part of the problem because they are trained to accept no outcome except to win. That is no way to run a country.) So where do we begin? Thats easy. Send a message loud and clear in the next presidential election. Elect someone who is not involved in politics; who can communicate clearly and honestly, who has real American values; who can reach out and unite all of our citizens without pandering to any; who will actually support the Constitution of the United States. Is there such a person? Absolutely!? His name is Dr. Ben Carson. This retired Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins is a model of the American dream. He overcame tremendous difficulties in his early life and is famous for his groundbreaking work separating conjoined twins. His lifelong commitment to education, his ability to bring people together, and his basic values make him an ideal choice as the most important American. Of course, dont take my word for it. Go online. Do the research (like I did). Watch the movie about his life. Read his books. You cant help but be impressed. Dr. Carson has declared that he will become a candidate if there is a real clamoring from the people. So, lets do ourselves a favor. Lets make enough noise to send an undeniable message to the politicians, the special interest hacks, and all the people of this land. We want a real American as our leader. We want Dr. Ben Carson. Leonard C. Young Keystone Heights Socials

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Luciera Hamm, Kierston Boatwright and Autumn Rodgers earned sixth-place finishes for Bradford. Hamm had a 195 total (100, 95) in the 101 class, while Boatwright had a 195 total (105, 90) in the 110 class. Rodgers had a 225 total (90, 135) in the 129 class. Leah Bryant and Courtney Stanton earned a pair of seventhplace finishes for the Tornadoes. Bryant had a 220 total (95, 125) in the 129 class, while Stanton had a 225 total (110, 115) in the 183 class. Also placing in the top 10 for Bradford were Olivia Archer and Shannon Mikell. Archer was eighth in the 119 class with a 205 total (105, 100), while Mikell was eighth in the 183 class with a 220 total (105, 115). Carson Elder, Ryann Clemons, Sydnie Davis, Haley Sweat and Brooke Shireman competed for Bradford. Their totals were: Elder 185 (80, 105) in the 139 class, Clemons 220 (100, 120) and Davis 205 (105, 100) in the 169 class, and Sweat 245 (120, 125) and Shireman 205 (105, 100) in the unlimited class. The top six individuals in each weight class at the state finals will earn medals. Griffis said its a special group he has that will attempt to earn those medals. The five state qualifiers stay at least 30 minutes after practice in an attempt to get better. Plus, they have a close bond. These girls have camaraderie. Every one of them watches out for the other one, Griffis said, adding, All of them want the best for each other. second in the 169 class with a 295 total (170, 125), but Cassidy McDilda was awarded runnerup status due to the weigh-in tiebreaker. Gainesvilles Breanna Thomas won the 169 class with a 330 total. Bradfords Hopkins finished 5 pounds behind Unions Personette in the 119 class with a 245 total (110, 135). Story said going back to the start of the season, he couldnt have envisioned Hopkins reaching such a total. However, the junior has proven to be mentally tough and the battles she had with making weight last year were non-existent this year, Story said. The Jan. 18 Keystone Heights High School Invitational was a sign of things to come. Story said when he saw how easy Hopkins third clean and jerk attempt of 125 was, he knew she had a chance to qualify for state. Hopkins tied for the highest clean and jerk total at the District 4 meet. Shes a strong girl, and shes a pretty hard worker, Story said. Bradford had two lifters finish two spots out of qualifying for state. Karen Clark was fifth in the 110 class with a 205 total (100, 105), while Jordan Davis was fifth in the 139 class with a 245 total (120, 125). Clarks total was just 5 pounds behind third place. Trinity Catholic (4-17-1) in a Jan. 30 quarterfinal match. The Indians and Rams played a scoreless first half in the District 5 championship match, but Eastside got a goal from Tyler Miller-Jones off of a header of penalty kick in the 47 th minute. It marked the first time an opponent had shut Keystone out this season. They definitely had a great game plan, Waters said. They got us off our short passing game. They were very aggressive. The refs let them play. We didnt make those one or two plays that we normally make. Miller-Jones had at least four good looks in the first half, but he misfired on a couple of attempts. Goalie Eric Wood made a save on a one-on-one play, while Wyatt Graziano cleared another Miller-Jones attempt out of the box. Keystones Zac Hawkins sent a nice cross into the box with approximately two minutes remaining in the first half, but an Eastside player was able to head the ball away and prevent a possible score. Juan Grimaldo had the Indians best attempt at a goal in the second half with approximately four minutes remaining, but Keystone just couldnt get the goal it needed to extend the match. Though the players were disappointed, their coach was ready to talk about the overall season. Keystone has shut out 18 opponents this season and went 14-0 in regular-season district play. This is the best team Keystone Heights has ever produced, Waters said. The Indians get to continue playing by virtue of having made it to the district championship match. Their regional-clinching berth came in a 3-0 win over Crescent City in a Jan. 22 district semifinal match. Hawkins scored two goals, while Cory Hedding had another. Grimaldo assisted on all three. pleasant surprise. He said he expected a 145-150 total in the bench press and a 135 total in the clean and jerk. Cook was determined to do more. She came out fired up and told me what she wanted to do, Griffis said. What she did was get 160 in the bench and 145 in the clean and jerk for a 305 total, which put her 25 pounds ahead of 199 runner-up Yana Parker of Gainesville. Brown and Personette were runners-up in their respective classes. Brown, who also qualified for state last season, had a bench press of 165 and a clean and jerk of 155 for a 320 total, which put her 20 pounds ahead of Ocala West Ports Nia Randolph. However, she had to go up against two-time defending state champion Jessica Kinsler of Gainesville, who won the class with a 440 total. Personette fractured one of her elbows eight weeks ago, so Griffis wasnt sure what to expect out of her. She finished with a 250 total (135 bench press, 115 clean and jerk), which was 5 pounds behind 119 champion Megan Neal of Gainesville. Her bench press total topped the class. She had the day of her life, Griffis said. Geraghty actually tied for BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Bradford and Union County high schools will send a combined six girls weightlifters to the state finals after their performances at the District 4 qualifying meet on Jan. 25 in Belleview. The top three lifters in each weight class earned the right to go to the state meet, which will be held Saturday, Feb. 8, in Kissimmee. Union will be sending a school-record five, including district champions Kristen Cook (199-pound class) and Kaylee Findley (unlimited). Im so proud of them, Union coach Bryan Griffis said. You dont know how it feels to carry five girls (to the district meet) and go five for five. The efforts of Cook, Findley, Jessica Brown, Kayla Geraghty and Courtney Personetteall of whom set personal records in the bench pressled to a thirdplace finish for Union in the team standings behind champion Gainesville and runner-up Ocala Vanguard. Christin Hopkins was Bradfords lone qualifier. She was able to get the last spot in the 119 class, finishing third behind Unions Personette. Bradford had 15 compete at the meet, with 10 earning top-10 finishes. Overall, we had a pretty decent day, Bradford coach Deac Story said. Findley finished 10 pounds ahead of unlimited runner-up Virginia Strough of Bronson. Findley had a bench press of 205 poundswhich was at least 15 pounds better than every other lifter in the classand a clean and jerk of 145 to give her a 350 total. Griffis said Cook, a sophomore who is in her first year of weightlifting, was a Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 5B (904) 368-81581371 US 301 S., Starke, FL OPEN LATE COLD BEER ~ GREAT FOOD ~ PLENTY OF TVs 50 Wings$40(Any 2 flavors)100 Wings$75(Any 4 flavors)10 Wing Combo$999(Includes side & drink)20 Wings & Pitcher of Beer$20Come Join Us!20 Wing Combo$1899(Includes 2 sides & 2 drinks) IN CONCER T THE TRIBUTE QUARTETfrom Nashville, Tennessee(Including Local T alent Josh Singletary)Award-winning T ribute Quartet atFellowship Baptist Chur chin Raiford For mor e information call (386) 431-1732 Located 1 mile South of Raifor d on SR-121 BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Regional tournament success has been hard to come by for the Keystone Heights High School girls soccer team, with Ocala Trinity Catholic serving as the Indians recent nemesis. Keystone (17-9-1) traveled to Ocala to take on the defending state champs in a Class 2A quarterfinal match on Jan. 23, losing 9-0. The Celtics (15-3-1) ended the Indians seasons in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2013 also by scores of 3-0, 6-0, 8-0 and 8-0. Keystone was attempting to move into the semifinal round for the fifth time in school history. Trinity, which got two goals each from Briana Camargo, Julia Gruber and Lindsey Pinder, played Santa Fe this past Tuesday in the semifinals. Santa Fe (25-1), which defeated the Indians for the District 5 championship, won its firstever regional playoff match, defeating Umatilla 5-2. The Celtics have defeated Santa Fe 8-0 twice in past regional matchups. Christin Hopkins competes in the clean and jerk for Bradford. Photo by Shelley Rodgers. BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Keystone Heights High School allowed just the second goal this season against district competition, but it proved to be enough for the Eastside Rams, who defeated the Indians 1-0 in the District 5-2A boys soccer championship match on Jan. 24 in Gainesville. It was a great district final, said Keystone head coach Trevor Waters, whose team will travel to play District 6 champion Mount Dora in a regional quarterfinal match on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. They made the one play, and we werent able to make the play. Keystone (21-3-2) will now travel to play District 6 champion Mount Dora (13-8-2) in a regional quarterfinal match on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. Well win that one, and well see (Eastside) again, Waters said. Eastside (18-6) will host Rams defeat KHHS for district title KHHS girls fall to Celtics again Kaylee Findley was one of two district champions for Union County. Photo by Shelley Rodgers. If Keystone wins its regioanl matchup against Mount Dora, it will travel to play either Eastside or Trinity Catholic in a semifinal match on Tuesay, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. Visit www.starkejournal. com to view more photos. (Membership required.) Eric Wood makes a save in the second half for the Indians.

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In addition to her husband, she is survived by: her son, Bobby (Lila); daughter, Leigh (Forrest); granddaughter, Courtney and her twin sister, Marilyn Bridges. She was preceded in death by her parents Roy and Alberta Garrett, and her adopted stepfather Roy Bridges. Carolyn grew up in Stuckey, S.C. later moving to Gainesville as a child. She graduated from P.K. Yonge Laboratory School. Following high school, she attended the University of Florida and graduated with highest honors from Florida Southern College in Lakeland with a B.S. degree in biology and world history. She was a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority and additionally was a member of Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society and was elected as a member of the Florida Academy of Sciences. Following graduation, she met and married her husband Hill, raising her children in Birmingham, AL for 15 years before moving back to Florida. In addition to raising her children, she was active in a number of organizations including PTA, Keystone Heights City Council, and various social organizations, serving in a variety of leadership roles. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Starke. Her interests were many and varied. She was an accomplished tennis player and an ardent supporter of Gator athletics. She was an avid fan of Gator football and basketball relishing the triumphs and enduring the defeats. She was able to witness several championship seasons and enjoyed them thoroughly. She loved to travel and had an adventurous spirit. Her memorial service was held at Williams-Thomas Funeral Home West Area, 823 NW 143rd Street at Jan. 29, with Dr. Don McGarity officiating. Following the memorial service, she will be interred in Indiantown, S.C. at a later date. The family would like to thank everyone who offered comfort and support in her final days. Special thanks to the staff at North Florida Regional Hospital as well as Haven Hospice who made her journey home a peaceful one. Additionally, the support of Dr. Don McGarity, her pastor at First Presbyterian in Starke was invaluable. The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, a contribution in her honor be made to First Presbyterian Church of Starke (912 East Call St., Starke, FL 32091). Please visit her memorial page at williamsthomasfuneralhome.com. PAID OBITUARY Cecelia Brown STARKECecelia Kay Brown, 71, of Starke, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. She was born June 22, 1942 to Millard A. and Doris I. (Griffis) Strickland in Jacksonville. She was of the Holiness faith. She is survived by six children, Ted E. Manning, Randall E. Manning, Doris I. Manning, Carol S. Parrish, Priscilla Manning and Alan Manning; siblings, Ellen Carolyn Harvey, Edward Buddy Clark, Carl Wayne Morris, Debra Branch, Lind McCormick and Joe Morris; 18 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date. Arrangements are by JonesGallagher Funeral Home of Starke. Timothy Bryan Timothy Bryan STARKEMr. Timothy Alan Timmy Bryan, age 52, of Starke passed away on Jan. 11, 2014 at Shands University Hospital in Gainesville, with his family by his side. He was born on May 11, 1961 to the late Loyd and Beverly Bryan of Starke. He is preceded in death by his sister, Cathy Taylor; and his brother, Micheal Mike Bryan. Timmy can be remembered for his horsemanship, in his younger years. He showed his barrel horse Strawberry at the Local Bradford Roping Club and the Bradford 4-H Horse Club, which he won state in pole bending and cloverleaf. He loved his fish pond behind his house. He was a Florida Gator and Nascar Fan, his favorite driver was Dale Earnhardt, Sr. He was a big fan of John Wayne. He worked for Terrwilliger Motors, Jim Martin Tires of Jacksonsville, and he was self employed in construction. Timmy is survived by: his wife of 30 years, Sharon Bryan; his son, Alan Micheal Bryan; sisters, Sharen Bryan Mcmillan of Waldo, Cindy Bryan (Alan) Wilkerson of Clay Hill; brothers, Loyd (Marian) Bryan Jr. of Lawtey, John Bryan of Starke, and Donnie (Sheila) Jackson of Raiford. A Celebration of his Life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Church of God in Lawtey. PAID OBITUARY Brenda Canaday CONWAY, S.C.Brenda Joyce Canaday, 66, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 at her residence following an illness. Born Nov. 30, 1947 in Bluefield, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Lacey and Alice Miller Mullins. She is predeceased by: daughter, Brenda Joyce Fowler; brother, Lacy Mullins Jr.; and a sister, Louise Sizemore. She is survived by: her husband Richard Glen Canaday Sr.; sons, Richard Canaday Jr. of Starke and Basil (Teresa) Canaday II of Conway, S.C.; daughters, Regina (Elmer) Williams and Jennifer (Kristopher) Hinson both of Lakeland; brothers, David Mullins and Charles Mullins both of W.Va.; sisters, Debbie Orndorff and Linda McGraw both of Va., Ruth Williams of N.C.; and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be private. Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services is serving the family. Condolences may be made at www.burroughsfh.com. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice 1500 Main St. Conway, SC 29526. Anthony Civitarese Anthony Civitarese JACKSONVILLEAnthony Tony Camillo Civitarese, 90, of Jacksonville died on Jan. 22, 2014. He was born in Chiefi, Italy on Jan. 1, 1924 to the late Leonardo and Liberata Civitarese. He worked as a salesman for Huggin Sash & Door for many years, retiring in 1987. He was a member of Sampson City Church of God. He is predeceased by: his first wife, Sarah E. Civitarese; sister, Rosie Civitarese; and brothers, Pete, Ernest and Nicholas Civitarese. Tony is survived by: his wife of 14 years, Carolyn Hilliard Civitarese; children, Ronald A. Civitarese of Seattle, Wash., Benjamin (Pamela) Civitarese of Evans, Ga., and Victor R. Civitarese of Jacksonville; step children, Lola E. (Wayne) Douglas of San Antonio, Texas, Teresa L. (Joey) Faulkner, Tommy L. (Regina) Hilliard, Jr., Carolyn (William) Reddish and James Todd Hilliard, Sr. all of Starke; sister, Mary L. Civitarese Margeson of Peabody, Mass.; 21 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Jan. 25 at Sampson City Church of God with Reverend Gene Bass officiating. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services of Starke. Ernie Dukes, Sr. FLORAHOMEErnie L. Dukes, Sr., 83, of Florahome died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 at the Lakewood Nursing Center in Crescent City. He was born on May 6, 1930 to the late Brady and Ethel Dukes in Jacksonville where he had also retired as a shipyard supervisor. He was a longtime resident of the Florahome and Keystone Heights area and also a member of the Dunham Woods Baptist Church. His daughter, Sonya Lynn Bynum had preceded him in death. He is survived by: his wife of 65 years, Joyce (Pellum); son, Butch (Kathy) Dukes of North Myrtle Beach, S.C.; brother, Jimmy Dukes of Brunswick, Ga.; two grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. Funeral services were Jan. 25, in the Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Scott ONeal officiating. The burial followed at the Keystone Heights Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Keystone Heights. James Green STARKEJames Jimmy Archibald Green, 81, of Starke, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 at Shands at the University of Florida. He was born in Starke on June 22, 1932 to the late Adam Green and Rosa Driggers Green. He has been a lifelong resident of Bradford County where he graduated from Bradford High School. He served in the National Guard, worked part time for the Bradford County Sheriffs Office, and retired from the Department of Corrections after 31 years. He attended the River of Life Church of God. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Robert and Herbert Green; and sisters, Grace Green Page and Dorothy Green Reese. He is survived by his wife of over 30 years, Mary Carlton Green; daughter, Stephanie (George) Loznicka of Keystone Heights; two grandchildren; and one greatgrandson. Funeral services were held Jan. 29, at Archie Tanner Funeral Services Chapel with Pastor Charlie Green officiating. Interment followed at Crosby Lake Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services of Starke. Raymond Hodges Raymond Hodges LOGANDALE, NEV.Raymond Everet Hodges, age 74, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 in Logandale, Nev. He was born Aug. 25, 1939 in Sanderson, Florida to Roland and Emmie Godwin Hodges. He was briefly married to Florence Lewis of East Palatka before serving his country in the U.S. Air Force. He was stationed in Germany where he met and married his second wife Karin. Their only son, Ronald, was born in Germany. Raymond grew up in Florida, where he and Karin raised their son. In Florida he worked mostly as a truck driver. In 1976 they moved to Colorado where he worked in the construction industry and for many years for the Silt Irrigation District. He loved the Rockies and enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding their horses. Ray and Karin divorced after they moved to Nevada. In 2013 Ray came to Logandale to live with his son. He will be remembered as a gentle southern gentleman. Survivors include: his son, Ronald Ron (Stormie) Hodges; one granddaughter, Courtney both of Logandale, Nev.; sister, Linda (Mike) Deloach of Maggie Valley, N.C.; brothers, Kenneth (Connie) Hodges of Palatka, and J.W. (Shirley) Hodges. He has numerous nephews and nieces. Funeral services were held Jan. 24, at Archie Tanner Funeral Services with Pastor Glenn Tillis officiating. Interment followed at Swift Creek Cemetery in Lake Butler. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services, Starke. 904-964-5757. Visit archietannerfuneralservices. com to sign the familys guest book. PAID OBITUARY Barbara Laird STARKEBarbara E. Laird, 80, of Starke died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 at Windsor Manor following an extended illness. She was born on Oct. 13, 1933 in Miami to the late Nolian and Jessie Mae (Holt) Beckham. She was a homemaker and member of Union Baptist Church in Newberry. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, David Laird. Survivors are: sons, Michael Cooper of Ft. Lauderdale and Patrick (Maryanne) Cooper of New York; five grandchildren; one great grandson. Graveside funeral services were held on Jan. 27 at Union Baptist Church Cemetery, in Newberry. Arrangements are by JonesGallagher Funeral Home in Starke. John Marsh STARKEJohn Wilton Marsh, 85, of Starke died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 at Parkside Assisted Living Facility in Starke. He was born in Atlanta, Ga. Oct. 18, 1928 to the late Oscar W. and Louise (Trammel) Marsh, and served in the United States Air force. He first retired from the Miami Beach area as a firefighter and later as Safety Director from Shands Hospital in Gainesville. He was a member of the St. Madeleine Catholic Church in High Springs. His wife of 52 years, Barbara and their two sons, Jeffery and Gregory had preceded him in death. Survivors are: daughters, Joanna Marsh of St. Augustine and Sharon (Richard) Pierce, of Seattle, Wash., one granddaughter; and one great granddaughter. There are no scheduled services at this time. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Parkside Assisted Living Facility, 329 Church Street, Starke, FL 32091. Arrangements are by Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Starke. Della Saily Della Saily GAINESVILLEDella Saily, 92, passed away peacefully in her sleep Nov. 26, 2013, at North Florida Rehabilitation and Specialty Care in Gainesville. Born in 1921 in Winegar (now Presque Isle), Wis. to George and Dora Steinback, she enjoyed reading, playing the piano and swimming in the lakes in the summer. When she was a teenager, they moved a few miles to Marenisco, Mich., across the road from the Saily farm. Art Saily, the youngest of the six Saily brothers, began courting Della and they were married in 1943. After Art returned from serving overseas in WWII, they started their family, living at the Saily farm. In 1961 they moved out west, living in Oregon, Idaho, and Washington. Della worked in retail, became a Certified Nursing Assistant, cooked at nursing homes, and taught kindergarten. After retiring to Marenisco in 1978, Della cooked for a local hunting lodge. She and Art enjoyed visiting with their family and friends, fishing the lakes, walking in the woods, and finding the first wild strawberries. She and her husband moved to Keystone Heights in 2002 to be near their daughter. After celebrating their 63rd wedding anniversary, her beloved husband Art preceded her in death in 2006. She was a loving and devoted mother who will be greatly missed by her son, David Saily of Ridgefield, Conn. and her daughters, Mary Saily of Reston, Va. and Janet Groesbeck of Melrose. She is also survived by her brother, Buck Steinback of Colbert, Wash.; brother, Bruce Steinback of El Paso, Texas; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Friday, Jan. 31, at 2:00 p.m. at Lake Swan Camp, 647 State Road 26, Melrose, FL. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to Jan Groesbeck, 207 Rose Ave, Melrose FL 32666. PAID OBITUARY Dorothy Salazar STARKEDorothy Winter Salazar, age 91 of Starke, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. She was born on March 19, 1922 to the late Everett Herschel and Ethel (Stevens) Winter in Hollis, N.Y. Ms. Salazar loved the arts, theatre, fashion, her family and church. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Starke. Dorothy was a performer in vaudeville shows during the 1930s and continued until 1956, where she, along with her sisters, Effie and Mae, were known as the Winter Sisters. They performed dancing, acrobats and tumbling, and had traveled with Bob Hopes USO tour. Ms. Salazar also performed in Billy Roses Broadway production of Jumbo. Upon departing from the performing arts, Ms. Salazar taught at Bradford Middle School as a paraprofessional retiring in 1996. She continued to teach dance long after her retirement from the Bradford County School Board. Survivors are: her children, Donald Salazar of Ft. Lauderdale, Susan Ladyga of Biloxi, Miss., Linda Lee of Keystone Heights, Scott Salazar of Starke and Lorie (Pat) Renz of Jackson Hole, Wyo. Ms. Salazar is also survived by seven grandchildren, Dominick Ladyga, Leland Salazar, Patrick Renz, Spencer Lee, Alex SalazarHutchins, Andrew Renz and Hannah Lee; a great-grandchild, Payton Hutchins, as well as three nephews, George Fraser of Wisconsin, Raymond Fraser and James Fraser both of Illinois. A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, Feb. 1, at the First Presbyterian Church of Starke with Reverend Dr. Don McGarity officiating. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, 620 Nona Street, Starke, FL 32091. On-line condolences may be left at www.jonesgallagherfh.com. PAID OBITUARY Robert Smith HAMPTONRobert Earl Smith, 88, of Hampton died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 at Windsor Manor. The family will receive friends at the First Christian Church on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 10-11:00 am with funeral services beginning at 11:00. Interment will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery with Pastor John Faulkner officiating. The complete obituary was not available before press time, but will appear in next weeks paper. Arrangements are by Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Starke.

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7 was brought in by a blizzard in the Northeast, with temperatures of 30 below. Lake City repoted a low of 8 degrees; Palatka 11; and Starke 8, according to Mrs. Jones diary. During the warm January, orange trees budded out and were blooming. With the trees full of sap, they were split wide open by the cold, dripped sap and froze again. When spring finally came, the outlines of once-flourishing orange trees stood bleak and still against the sky. A few survived, but four years later, another February freeze killed those remaining, and citrus growers in this area abandoned their groves, and the industry moved farther south. Although this years freeze may have been the longest on record, with temperatures below 32 degrees for most of 72 hours (Saturday through Tuesday), it failed to break records for the lowest temperature. T.F. Davis, in his History of Jacksonville, published in 1925, wrote: Feb. 8, 1835, was the coldest day ever known before or since in this section. At 8 oclock that morning, the thermometer stood at 8 degrees above 0, and the actual minimum was undoubtedly lower. Along Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 7B I n ternet Ca f e 301 S. Star ke Across from KOA 904-964-3350 Sweepstakes Amusement Parlor Jo es Tires 13761 South US 301 Starke(1/2 mile south of walmart) 964-(8473) EXTRA CASH! Could you use some now that the holidays are over? We specialize in helping people sell through our Classifieds! YARD SALES AUTOS BOATS CLOTHES APPLIANCES... The list goes on..Call Mary Today at 904-964-6305 Jeffery Scott LAKE BUTLERJeffery Scott, 64, of Lake Butler died suddenly at the Lake Butler Hospital, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. He was born in Palatka and later moved to Lake Butler where he worked and retired from the Reception and Medical Center. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served for 21 years. He is the son of the late Vandiver Scott and Elenor Barrs Rake. He is preceded in death by: brother, James Scott; sister, Betty; and son, Alvin D Scott. He is survived by: his wife, Linda Parrish Scott; sons, Leroy (Rosie) Scott, Jeff (Kym) Andrews, Joshua (Patty) Andrews; daughter, Tammy (Nathen) Johnson; brothers, Robert (Linda) Scott, Lonnie Scott; sisters, Janie (Cory) Hilburn, Dorthy (Elbert) Gilbert, Connie (Bill) Ritch, Sue (Ed) Kessel, 17 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. The memorial service will be held Monday, Feb. 3, at 2:00 pm in the Archer Funeral Home Memorial Chapel. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements. Hazel Starr WALDOHazel Ruth Starr, age 88, of Waldo, passed away on Jan. 24, 2014 at her residence with family by her side. She was born in Hampton on Aug. 11, 1925 to the late George Rahme and Mary Clifford Green Rahme. Hazel retired from the University of Florida after many years of dedicated service as a data entry supervisor. She loved her family and her church, First Baptist Church of Waldo, which she attended and was a member of for many years. Hazel was a loving mother, grandmother and greatgrandmother who was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Roy Alston Starr; and her siblings, Edna Dyal, George Rahme, Alta Adkins Albbright, Gladys Chesser, and Clyde Rahme. Hazel is survived by: her loving sons, Franklin Price (Linda) Starr of Bryceville, and H. Clyde (Carol) Starr of Graham; her five grandchildren, Melissa (Bob) Neubauer, Travis (Pam) Starr, David Starr, Daniel Starr, and Tommy (Kathryn) Starr; and her five great-grandchildren, Jessie Suarez, Hayden Starr, Hailee Starr, Landon Starr, Gabriel Starr. Graveside services were held at Hampton Cemetery Jan. 27, with Reverend Jim DuBois officiating. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services, Starke, FL. 904-964-5757. Visit www. archietannerfuneralservices.com to sign the familys guest book. PAID OBITUARY Frances Thomas Frances Thomas WORTHINGTON SPRINGS Frances Mae Thomas called on the Lord early in the morning on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 in her home surrounded by her children. She spent time alone reading the bible and praying. Thomas was born in Eutaw (Green County) Ala. to the union of the late Louis and Mary E. Crear Thomas. She moved to Worthington Springs in the 1950s. She had 12 siblings and was the mother of 16 children. Four siblings and two children preceded her in death: four siblings, brothers, Louis Thomas and Wyatt Thomas; sisters, Mary Cohens and Frankie Owens; two children, daughters, Frankie Thomas and Deland Thomas. Frances raised her children by working in fields until she got her GED and enrolled in the Nursing Assistant Program. She worked at Alachua General Hospital in Gainesville as a nursing assistant. She retired at General Electric in Alachua as a battery operator. She also held various of other jobs: cook/butcher at Brown Brothers Grocery Store, butcher at Taylors Grocery Store, cleaning buildings at Worthington Springs Community Center and Mid-Florida Trucking, cook at the Thousand Oak Hunting Camp and sold Stanley Products. She also volunteered at Lake Butler Hospital as a Pink Lady. She leaves to cherish her memory: sons, Marcell (Mary) Lett-Starke, Hezekiah Thomas of Tampa, Nathaniel Harris of Lake Butler, Theodore Thomas of Lake Butler, Joe Thomas of Lake Butler, Herman Thomas of Ft. Lauderdale, Thurman Thomas of Lake Butler, Curtis (Candace) Thomas of Alachua; daughters, Paulette (Willie James) Strong of Lawtey, Doris Thomas of Lawtey, Alma Thomas of Lake Butler, Juanita Thomas of Gainesville, Regina (Gregory) Merricks of Lake Butler, Patricia Goodman of Lake Butler; brothers, Johnnie (Augusta) Thomas of Tampa, Leslie (Precious) Thomas of Sarasota, Jessie (Emma) Thomas of Plant City, Wilson (Edith) Thomas-Ft. Washington, Md.; sisters, Girt L. Walker of Gainesville, Daisy T. Barton of St. Petersburg; 44 grandchildren; 80 great-grandchildren, nine greatgreat grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and grieving friends. Funeral Arrangements: Viewing will be at Duncan Brothers Funeral Home Directing 428 NW 8th Street Gainesville, FL. 32601, on Friday, Jan. 31 at 27:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at Union County High School Auditorium 1000 South Lake Avenue Lake Butler, FL 32054 on Feb. 1 at 2:00 p.m. PAID OBITUARY Patty Williams LAKE BUTLERPatty S. Williams, 60 of Lake Butler died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 at her residence of an extended illness surrounded by her family. She was born on April 16, 1953 to the late Caris Sheffield and Jeanette Lowery Sparkman in Jacksonville. She lived most of her life in Keystone Heights, moving to Lake Butler 13 years ago. She was self employed and was a member of the Lake Hill Baptist Church in Keystone. She is preceded in death by her son, Chris Payton. She is survived by: her husband, Bernard Henry Williams of Lake Butler; daughters, Pamela (Will) Baldree of Worthington Springs, Allison (Kevin) Hillard of Raiford, Micaela (Glenn) Cannon of Lake Butler, Arielle (Matt) Schmitt of New York; son, Justin (Trevis) Williams of Callahan; 14 grandchildren; mother, Jeanette Sparkman of Bell; brothers, Wesley (Kim) Sheffield of Ft. White, Steve (Penny) Sheffield of Bell, Bryan Sheffield of Keystone Heights, Jack Sheffield of Keystone Heights; and sister, Wanda (Doug) Cason of Lake Butler. Funeral services were held Jan. 28 at Grace Christian Fellowship Church in Worthington Springs, with Pastor Terry Elixson officiating. Burial was held at Elzey Chapel Cemetery. Archer Funeral Home is in Charge of the arrangements. Barbara Willis Barbara Willis LAKE CITYBarbara Rae Ellis Willis, 81 of Lake City went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Barbara was born on May 18, 1932 to Loren and Renora Elllis, in Michigan City, Ind. She attended school in Valparaiso, Ind., Hollywood, Florida and graduated from Deland High School. Barbara worked for several companies as a secretary as well as being the secretary for the Eustis Chamber of Commerce. She subsequently worked the latter part of her career in mobile home sales in the Central Florida area. She was a member of the Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Lake City. She was a dedicated member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Eustis Elks Lodge. She also was a long time hostess of the Florida Hospitality Rooms at National Elks Conventions, assisting her husband, Frank who was State Secretary of the Florida Elks Association. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Frank Willis. She was a well loved lady who is survived by: sons, Mike (Denise) and Steve (Tracy); grandchildren, Loren (Brandon), Kendyl (Ashton), Christian, Rachel; and greatgrandsons, Graysen and Kennon who lovingly called her NeNe. She also leaves behind her sister, Connie Boynton (Ray) of Jacksonville; sisters in law, Ruby Coig and Lexine Leinwar, of Mandeville, La.; nieces and nephews, Diane, Mary, Neil, Debbie, Stephanie, Milton, Michelle, Bobby, Denise, Phillip, Caren and Tyler. Barbaras family and many friends were a very important part of her life. Barbaras life was celebrated on Jan. 29th at The First Christian Church Lake Butler. Brother Art Peterson and Pastor Bruce Alkire officiated. Arrangements are in the care of Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, that a donation be made to Haven Hospice, York Center, 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville, Fl. 32606-3809. PAID OBITUARY d Obituaries d SNOW Continued from 3B the St. Johns River bank, water was frozen several rods from shore and afforded inhabitants a spectacle as new as it was distressing. Fruit trees of every description were destroyed, roots and all, and even some of the forest trees were killed by the cold. The freeze of mid-January 1886, when the temperature stayed below freezing for three days, killed the famous orange tree that grew at Fort Harllee on the north bank of the Santa Fe River, just south of Hampton Lake in Bradford County. Fort Harllee was built in 1835 during the second Seminole Indian War and named for its commander, Maj. W.W. Harllee of South Carolina. In front of the officers quarters at this post, Maj. Harllee planted the seed of an excellent China orange, which he had brought from Charleston. It grew rapidly, and by 1850 was said to be the largest sweet orange tree in Florida, bearing over 10,000 oranges in a season. After the tree died, it was said that the trunk was dug up and exhibited at the Chicago Exposition. But not all of Bradford Countys freezes came in the last century. There was the great Christmas freeze of 1983, which cost the growers of Florida $840 million in citrus tree losses and $600 million in loss of the orange cropa total of $1.5 billion. A low temperature of 14 was recorded in Starke on Christmas morning. This was followed two years later in January 1985 by another blast of arctic weather than changed the geographic face of Floridas citrus industry. Although Bradford County had been out of the orange business since the turn of the century, the 1985 freeze devastated remaining groves around Melrose, Crescent City and other Northeast Florida locations. The citrus industry took another move farther south. Along the way, there have been lighter snows in Bradford County, but they usually melted after a few hours on the ground. There was one in 1977, the year that U.S. News and World Report labeled a winter to be remembered. In January of that year, Camp Blanding, 6 miles east of Starke, recorded 21 mornings of freezing or below temperatures. In 1883, the editor of the Telegraph had optimistically written: In a few years, every man with an orange grove in Bradford County will be rich. Little did he know that 16 years later, they would all be broke. Even the Telegraph was forced to print a front-page notice that the size of the paper would have to be reduced because of a lack of advertising. The Gainesville Sun commented editorially: The Starke Telegraph has been temporarily reduced in size. The paper will be enlarged as soon as business improves. The Telegraph is one of the best papers in the state. PUBLIC MEETING KEYSTONE AIRPARK AUTHOR ON THE 1 st Lennard Register will be presented with the first-ever Distinguished Citizen Award from Starke at the Boy Scouts Boy Scouts dinner to honor Register, feature Hudson River crash survivor of Americas American Values Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 27, at the National Guard armory on Edwards Road in Starke. Casey Jones will be the events keynote speaker. Jones was a passenger on US Airways Flight 1549 that crashed into the Hudson River in New York on Jan. 15, 2009. A social is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., followed by the dinner at 7 p.m. Register, who was a longtime coach in Bradford County schools, earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 1943 and was the first person in Hamilton County to achieve such a rank. There is no admission, but those interested in attending are asked to consider a $150 donation to support Scouting in Bradford County. Please RSVP by calling Barry Warren at 352-494-3326 or Terry Vaughan at 904-966-6266. Legals Mayor A. L. VonKirn is wellwrapped against the cold during this 1899 freeze that brought 2 inches of snow to Starke. The twostory residence at left is still in use today as the remodeled and enlarged Magnolia Hotel at the corner of Walnut and Jefferson streets. First Baptist Church is pictured at the right on the same site it occupies today.

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assistance he needs, but he enjoys a freedom he wouldnt necessarily have elsewhere. He even gets to go on trips, thanks to the fact the Dunns have a vehicle that can easily transport him. Dunn and her husband are more than happy to go on vacations with Nolder. We did get a lift van because we wanted him to have a life and be able to travel and do vacations and so forth, Teresa Dunn said. Two weeks after he was here, we got the van. He said, Well, lets go to Biloxi, so we did that. We had a wonderful time. Nolder joked that he cant get Dunn to go back to Biloxi because she lost too much money, but he later added in all seriousness how much he appreciated the Dunns taking him on vacations. I think thats above and beyond when they do that, he said. Nolder often jokes around with the Dunns, whether hes home. Nolder said he still retains the visual image of his friends mother opening the door, greeting him by name and inviting him inside. It was the first time I had a family style life, Nolder said. Believe it or not, I almost had to be trained for that. It was so different from anything Id ever had. In time, Nolder would have his own home and family. He said he had a little horse ranch in Union County from 1985 until about 1998. When my wife passed away, I couldnt take care of the ranch by myself because I had ended up in a wheelchair, Nolder said. I just wandered around from apartment complex to apartment complex. Prior to moving into the Dunn household, Nolder lived in an assisted-living facility in Gainesville. He said he did not enjoy it at all. Nolder heard about the Medical Foster Home Program, though the one in the Gainesville area was not in operation yet. He met with a very nice foster family through the Jacksonville program, but Nolder said his daughter, who lives in Gainesville, did not want him living that far away. He kept hearing a similar program in Gainesville was going to start. I bugged them crazy, Nolder said. They kept saying, Well, youre on the top of the list. I said, I dont care about that. I dont want to be on a list. Nolder wanted a home. He wanted something that was nothing like what he was experiencing in the facility he once lived at. For me, its a wonderful change, Nolder said. Im a widower. Im by myself. Its very difficult to take care of myself. I tried it and tried it. Gosh, I waited over a year for this opening to come up. Now, Nolder gets the facilities. The program began in Little Rock, Ark., in 1999, Fookes said. Dunns home is the first in the relatively new Gainesville-area program. Fookes said the program saves the VA a significant amount of money. Veterans in the program have lower instances of hospital admittances and emergencyroom visits, plus they are less likely to miss medical appointments. Typically, because they have somebody whos helping manage some of those things, hey actually attend specialty appointments or primary-care appointments more often, Fookes said. Veterans must be eligible for VA medical care and require a nursing-home level of care to be eligible for the program. Caregivers, like Dunn, and their homes must meet various criteria as well. For example, the home must pass inspection by a VA Home Based Primary Care team and a VA fire-safety engineer, while caregivers must have past experience care for disabled and/ or elderly people. Of course, it goes without saying that caregivers need to have a heart and a passion for what they do. Dunn has previous experience caring for individuals, which also led to her working in conjunction with the VAs Home Based Primary Care. She provided care for a man, who eventually succumbed to a terminal illness, in her home for the past two years. A Home Based Primary Care nurse suggested that Dunn get in contact with Fookes about the Medical Foster Home Program. We were thrilled, Fookes said of Dunns interest in the program, adding, To have someone who already had the experience and knew what (Home Based Primary Care) was and knew how that functioned really made things a little bit smootherquite a bit smoother, actually. Dunn said she has been caring for others for 36 years. Besides experience with private patients, she has worked with Suwannee Medical Personnel in Gainesville and operated an adult foster home in Michigan when she was 25. You can take Dunns love of caring for others back to childhood. She remembered when she was 4 and cared for a girl in her neighborhood who was somewhat neglected by her mother. The girl was always dirty, but Dunn helped get her cleaned up. Dunn would also take her own new clothes and dress the girl up in them. Its just something Ive always done, Dunn said. I literally do not know what to do with myself if I dont have somebody else to take care of. Now, shes helping care for Nolder, who was searching for a true home. As it turns out, Nolder did not have a true home as a child. I was an orphan, Nolder said. I ran away from the orphanage, so I was on my own since I was 12 years old. Nolder enlisted in the Marines at the age of 17. When Nolder and others he served with were given some time off, a fellow Marine Nolder became friends with asked him where he was going to go. Nolder said he didnt have a home to go to, so his friend invited him to his 40 Notices 42 Motor Vehicles & Accessories 47 Commercial Property (rent, Lease, Sale) 49 Mobile Home For Sale 50 For Rent 3BR/1BA HOUSE NEAR 8B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Bradford Union Clay 40Notices 41Auctions 42M otor Vehicles & Accessories43R Vs & Campers 44Boats &ATVs 45Land for Sale 46Real Estate Out of Area 47Commercial Property (Rent, Lease, Sale) 48Homes for Sale 49Mobile Homes for Sale 50For Rent 61Scriptur es 62Vacation/Travel 63Love Lines 64Business Opportunities65Help Wanted 66In vestme nt O ppo rtunities67Hunting Land for Rent 68Carpet Cleaning 69Food Supplements 70Money to Lend 71Farm Equipment 72Computers & Accessories51Lost/Found 52Animals & Pets53AY ard Sales53BKeystone Yard Sales53CLake Butler Y ard Sales54Pr oduce 55Wanted 56Antiques 57For Sale 58Child/Adult Home Car e59Personal Services 60Home Impr ovementW ord Ad Classified Tuesday, 12:00 noon Classified Display Tuesday, 12:00 noon964-6305 473-2210 496-2261 C lassified Advertising should be paid in advance unless credit has already been established with the newspaper. A $3.00 service charge will be added to all billing to cover postage and handling. All ads placed by phone are read back to the advertiser at the time of placement. However, the classified staff cannot be held responsible for mistakes in classified advertising taken by phone. The newspaper reserves the right to correctly classify and edit all copy or to reject or cancel any advertisements at any time. Only standard abbrevations will be accepted. T O PLACE A CLASSIFIED USE YOUR PHONE Set Right Mobile Homes Specializing In Relocations, Re-Levels, Set-Ups & Disposal Rodney A. Carmichael, OwnerEmail: set_right_homes@yahoo.com904-364-6383 Southern Villas of StarkeAsk about our 1&2 BR Apartments HC & non-HC Units. Central AC/ Heat, on-site laundry, playground, private, quiet atmosphere. 1001 Southern Villas Dr. Starke, FL Equal Housing Opportunity 801 South Water Street Starke, FL 32091 TDD/TTY 711 1, 2, & 3 bedroom HC & Non-HC accessible apartments.This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer. Equal Housing Opportunity (904) 964-6305 (352) 473-2210 (386) 496-2261 Classified Ads Where one call does it all! HOME Continued from 1B Don Nolder is shown in his bedroom, where he said, I have my own little comforts. giving Teresa some grief about her latest gem-cutting project or telling David he likes him better when hes at work and away from home. Nolder, though, is truly thankful to be where he is. I just cant say enough about the program and people like (Teresa Dunn), Nolder said. I call her my angel. Shes my angel. My daughter, who is very protective of me, just loves Teresa and David, too. Shes glad Im in this place. Fookes believes its the kind of place most of us would want to live in the latter stages of life. I think people can be much more comfortable and much more at ease and have the care that they need in a home, Fookes said. Im not downing nursing homes by any means, but when you have someonea CNA or LPN or a nursewho is responsible for several people versus one person whos giving more one-on-one attention to a maximum of three, you get to know the person. You build a relationship with them, and you hopefully help with quality of life. Fookes said the matching of Nolder and Dunn is a best-case scenario and that her trips to the home to make sure Nolder is getting what he needs and that Dunn is doing what shes supposed to be doing are a pleasure. Its wonderful to see someone who served our countrywho gave all he hadbe able to have a place to call home and someone to provide care for him, Fookes said. Its wonderful. I enjoy coming out here. To find out more about the Medical Foster Home Program, please call the program office at 904-396-8770 or Fookes at 352376-1611 (ext. 6005/4469). Bradford and Union County high schools will host their respective district tournaments beginning Tuesday, Feb. 4, and concluding on Saturday, Feb. 8. The District 5-4A tournament tips off at Bradford High School with a 6 p.m. quarterfinal game between third seed Santa Fe and sixth seed Keystone Heights on Feb. 4. Fourth seed Bradford and fifth seed Interlachen will play at 7:30 p.m. On Friday, Feb. 7, second seed P.K. Yonge will play the Santa Fe-Keystone winner at 6 p.m., while top seed Fort White will play the Bradford-Interlachen winner at 7:30 p.m. The Feb. 7 winners will play for the championship on Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. Dixie County and Newberry play each other to tip off the District 7-1A tournament at 6 p.m. on Feb. 4 at Union County High School. 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All foreign transcripts must be submitted with official translation and evaluation. : www .fgc.edu Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place Lake City, FL 32025-2007 Phone (386) 754-4314 Fax (386) 754-4814 E-Mail: human.resources@fgc.edu FGC is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools. VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education and Employment Gastons Tree Service is accepting applications for an Experienced Heavy Equipment Operator. This includes the operation of cranes, knuckle booms, bobcats, and bucket trucks. For full time year around work with great benefits in an established company and a great team. Experience in tree work is a plus Must have a valid Class B CDL with air brakes Must be willing to leave town on occasion for emergency storm work Must work well with others Subjected to background checks and random drug testsSend resume to JoAnn Phillips at or call is accepting applications for an Experienced Tree Crew Member. This includes the operation of bobcats and bucket trucks with occasional climbing. For full time year around work with great benefits in an established company and a great team.Send resume to JoAnn Phillips at or call Experience in tree work Must have a valid drivers license Must be willing to leave town on occasion for emergency storm work* Must work well with others Subjected to background checks and random drug tests BUS D RIVERS NEEDEDUnion County School Board 40 hour Training Class provided. CDL required to enroll.ContactMike: 386-496-2182orMark: 904-966-2396 visit Jarmons ORNAMENTAL CONCRETE 2000 N. 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10B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Does your business have a story to tell? A product or service to sell?The Bradford County Telegraph Advertising Department can provide you with the in depth coverage you desire...Call 904-964-6305or email us atDarlene Douglassdarlene@bctelegraph.comor Kevin Millerkmiller@bctelegraph.comAdvertorial Advertising Works! t Crime t 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: Bradford Johnnie D. Bellflower, 33, of Hampton was arrested Jan. 27 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked and for probation violation. Barry Alan Bogart, 59, of Starke was arrested Jan. 21 by Bradford deputies for contempt of court. Bond was set at $1,000. Turosia E. Bright, 50, of Keystone Heights was arrested Jan. 24 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Bond was set at $10,000. Paige Rochelle Bunch, 21, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 23 by Bradford deputies for two charges of probation violation. Tyveshaia Byrd, 19, of Melrose was arrested Jan. 23 by Starke police for battery and aggravated battery. According to the arrest report, the victim had asked Byrd to move out of her Starke apartment earlier in the day. Several hours later, Byrd returned to the apartment to retrieve some food and suddenly attacked the victim, pushing her into a wall and then grabbing a kitchen knife and advancing toward her. The victim put her arm up in defense, sustaining a cut on her forearm, but knocking the knife to the floor. Byrd than began to choke the victim until she became dizzy and fell to the floor. A downstairs neighbor began banging on the ceiling, and Byrd left the apartment. The police eventually reached Byrd by phone, and she returned to the apartment to give her statement before being arrested. Bond was set at $60,000. Lemuel Leander Cooper, 26, of Melrose was arrested Jan. 25 by Bradford deputies for possession of cocaine and driving while license suspended or revoked. According to the arrest report, Cooper was arrested after a traffic stop on C.R. 21B near Speedville. Coopers vehicle was swerving on S.R. 100 and reaching speeds over 70 mph before turning onto C.R. 21B. Once the vehicle was stopped, a passenger in the vehicle told the deputy Cooper gave her a small bottle containing crack cocaine to hold in an effort to conceal it from the deputy. Bond was set at $20,000 for Cooper. Traci Dielmann, 46, of Green Cove Springs was arrested Jan. 24 by Starke police for driving while license suspended or revoked. James Pattrick Drinkwater, 20, of New Port Richey was arrested Jan. 26 by Starke police for battery and disorderly intoxication. According to the arrest report, Drinkwater was in the parking lot of Whiskey River in Starke when he started yelling at a person in a vehicle. The person lowered the window, and Drinkwater struck him in the face. The victim was able to get out of his vehicle and defend himself until police arrived to break them up and arrest Drinkwater. Bond was set at $5,000. Adam Eldred Glover, 31, of Starke was arrested Jan. 21 by Starke police for driving while license suspended or revoked. Eric Andreu Griffis, 32, of Melrose was arrested Jan. 23 by Starke police for larceny. According to the arrest report, Griffis was at Walmart and was observed by an employee taking a pair of new boots out of a box, putting them on his feet and putting his old boots into the box and back on the shelf. He then attempted to leave the store, but was detained by a Walmart employee until police arrived. Bond was set at $10,000. Eric Jason Gunter, 36, of Starke was arrested Jan. 23 by Starke police for battery on a person of 65 years of age or older. According to the arrest report, Gunter and his father had been drinking and got into an argument before he punched his father in the face. Bond was set at $2,500. Timothy Steven Haisley, 23, of Graham was arrested Jan. 26 by Bradford deputies for disorderly intoxication. According to the arrest report, Haisley was lying in the middle of Southwest C.R. 18 near Hampton Lake and asleep when a motorist observed him, stopped and tried to wake him up. He couldnt get him to wake up, so he called 911, and a deputy was dispatched. The deputy was able to get him to wake up, and then a van pulled up with several people who told the deputy that Haisley had been drinking at their home earlier. Haisley got mad and started arguing with the people and was then arrested and transported to jail. William Levon Hankerson, 40, of Starke was arrested Jan. 25 by Starke police for an outof-county warrant from Bay County for failure to pay child support. Gabriel John Hendrieth, 27, of Lawtey was arrested Jan. 26 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500. Henry Calvin Hendrieth, 29, of Starke was arrested Jan. 23 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500. Antonio Voughntez Kee, 28, of Jacksonville was arrested Jan. 23 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Bond was set at $4,000. Herbert L. Kelly, 37, of Gainesville was arrested Jan. 27 by Bradford deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, Kelly battered his girlfriend by grabbing her by the arms and neck, leaving bruises on both arms. Terrell K. Kennedy, 24, of Starke was arrested Jan. 26 by Starke police for driving while license suspended or revoked and resisting an officer. Bond was set at $1,000. Jamal M. Murray, 23, of Jacksonville was arrested Jan. 23 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Bond was set at $4,000. Bobby Joe Robinson, 39, of Starke was arrested Jan. 25 by Bradford deputies for two charges of probation violation. Phillip Strawder Sellars, 31, of Starke was arrested Jan. 22 by Bradford deputies for two charges of assault, two charges of kidnap-false imprisonment, and for obstructing justice. According to the arrest report, Sellars, his wife and a male friend were at the couples home Jan. 19 when Sellars went to bed, not feeling well after a recent seizure. Sellars awoke later, saw his wife and the male kissing on the couch and came out of his bedroom holding a knife and machete, threatening them that they werent going to leave the house alive. At some point during a 3-4-hour time frame, Sellars held the knife to his wifes throat, stabbed her cell phone when she attempted to call 911 and choked her after the male victim left and she returned to the home. Sellars was arrested several days later after a report was filed with the sheriffs office by his wife. According to the arrest report, the three had a prior sexual encounter at the friends home on Jan. 17 after consuming large amounts of alcohol. Mark A. Thomas, 33, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 23 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. Ashley Elizabeth Williams, 28, of Starke was arrested Jan. 27 by Bradford deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, Williams became outraged at her mother when told she couldnt move into a trailer on her mothers property. Williams was cussing and yelling at the victim, and when the victim turned to walk away, she struck her on the back of her head/neck and then shoved her into the vehicle. Keystone/Melrose Erica Bailey, 33, of Keystone Heights was arrested Jan. 22 by Clay deputies for burglary to an automobile. Kevin Green, 28, of Keystone Heights was arrested Jan. 24 by Clay deputies for contempt of court. Charles Paul Hesters, 20, of Keystone Heights was arrested Jan. 23 by Putnam deputies for larceny and dealing in stolen property. Robert Johnson, 41, of Keystone Heights was arrested Jan. 24 by Clay deputies for misuse of the 911 system. Dale Lorenza Lewis, 22, of Melrose was arrested Jan. 23 by Putnam deputies for larceny and dealing in stolen property. Union Michael Anthony Greene, 27, of Jacksonville was arrested Jan. 24 by Union deputies for driving while license suspendedhabitual offender. Records show Greene has had four previous violations of DWLS and that his license has been suspended since May 2012. Charles Rushing, 50, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 24 by Union deputies for driving under the influence-third offense. Antonio Woodrow Edwards, 20, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 26 by Union deputies on a warrant for failure to appear misdemeanor offense. Bond was set at $7,500. Paul Jason Todd, 32, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 26 by Union deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. He was also arrested Jan. 17 by Union deputies for failure to appear misdemeanor offense. Mark Ashley Thomas, 33, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 22 by Union deputies on warrant for probation violation and on an out-of-county warrant from Bradford for grand theft. During the arrest for the warrants, the deputy also found that Thomas had a Valium pill on him, so he was also charged with possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. Robert J. Kitzman, 58, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 23 by Union deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, Kitzman got into an argument with his wife, who he is separated from, in a vehicle at her residence. When the victim attempted to leave the car, Kitzman grabbed her by the back of her hair and snatched her back into the vehicle. He continued to yell at her, grabbed her by the hair again and shoved her out of the vehicle, and then threw her purse at her before leaving. Kitzman was located at his residence by deputies and arrested. Lloyd Randle Hunt, 47, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 22 by Union deputies for failure to appear for felony offense. Natoria Champale George, 26, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 22 by Union deputies for failure to appear misdemeanor offense.

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Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 11B D.O.T Physicals must be done by a National Registry Certified Medical Examiner ALL of your Drug & Alcohol Testing needsCall Us TodayFLORIDA WORKPLACE SAFETY & TESTING (904)769-1738 904-368-0687 ph 904-368-0689 f axMARGARE T ANDERSON 101 1 N. Temple Ave. Starke. FL (US 301 North)Family Law & Will Preparation30 years experience Margaret will continue to serve clients in Alachua County as well as Bradford & Union counties Fins, Fur & Tails On Dec. 18, approximately 25 people gathered at the farm of Charles Alvarez on Highway 229 near the Union County line at approximately 9:30 a.m. They ate a nice breakfast that included biscuits, gravy, jelly, sausage and coffee. With little delay after breakfast, the group drove about a half mile to a 5-10-acre field around which 12 stands were set up and marked with large, round bales of hay. In the center of the field was a 25-foot tower with a deck that was surrounded by a protective wood siding. The tower deck was filled with cages, which in total contained 200 ring-necked pheasants minimally 10 per shooter. After two shotgunners claimed each stand, a man on the tower deck began to release the pheasants, which were targeted by the gunners that surrounded their release. The activity lasted about three hours, with a lunch break that included Boston butt, chicken, ribs, baked beans, banana pudding, peach cobbler and tea. In order to ensure an equal shooting opportunity, all hunters rotated clockwise one stand after 10 pheasants were released. In summary, it was one nice pheasant shoot. Another interesting aspect that proceeded congruently with the pheasant shoot was the retrieval of the downed birds by the three Labrador retrievers and the single springer spaniel. The dogs gameness and enthusiasm for their retrieval responsibilities was apparent with their whining and muscular quivering between each job. At the end of the day they had to be pulled away with leashes despite their exhaustion. Ring-necked pheasants that were the quarry of the shoot are not indigenous to Florida, but they are also not indigenous to the northern and mid-western states, where they maintain a sustainable and stable population. The birds were imported in the late 1800s to provide an additional hunting opportunity. The male birds, like many other bird species, are beautifully feathered. The birds are about half the size of a chicken, but they display an excellent wing speed and takeoff Unlike many game birds raised in captivity, these do not have to be kicked to initiate their takeoff. They fly high and fast. Ring-necked pheasants have always been a welcome addition in any location where they have been established. They are not overly aggressive by nature and do not appear to be a threat to any indigenous species. However, the possibility of them becoming an established game species in Florida is very poor. Foxes, coyotes, fire ants and many birds of prey appear to diminish that as a possibility. Alvarezs farm is registered with the state as a hunting preserve, and he also has a legally established dove field. He meets all the cultivation and production requirements for legal establishment of a dove field and hunting preserve. He has several pheasant shoots each season and will probably have another this year. If you are interested in shooting pheasants or doves, Alvarez can be reached at 904-226-4392. Alvarez farm offer pheasant shoots Bob McNally and his springer spaniel, Tess, barely retrieve one pheasant before another is falling their way. Outdoors outlook The transition from hunting to fishing continues to march forward. Deer season ended on Jan. 19, and duck season ended on Jan. 26. Lake Butlers Cody Douglas got in one last duck hunt in on Jan. 24 at the Gulf. He, along with a friend, brought home a total of five ducks. When the wind and labile weather allow fishing to take place, crappies continue to be the feature attraction in freshwater fishing. Newnans Lake, being shallow and dark, is producing some fish with roe, but most of the deeper lakes north of that point have shown little signs of crappie spawn. The specks in Santa Fe Lake continue to remain on the brush piles in deeper water. Joey Tyson of Bald Eagle Bait and Tackle indicates that minnows fished on the Santa Fe Lake brush piles have caught quite a few specks. Additionally, he says that they are producing just as many channel cats. Wind and weather are even more of an obstacle in saltwater fishing. Gary Simpson says that the trout are outperforming the reds on the Gulf side, and Keystones Randy Harris has been productive with a few of his guided clients, fishing for trout around Steinhatchee. Fishing action on the east side seems to be slow as well, and sheepsheads continue to be the main attraction. They are especially productive around jetties, rocks, pilings and the mouths of inland waterways. Tight lines and safe hunting until next week. Outdoors calendar Jan. 30, new moon; Feb. 1-2, youth water fowl hunt; Feb. 20, Crosshorn Ministries meeting, 7 p.m. at the Starke Golf and Country Club. If you have a story, idea or photo to share, please contact Mickey Agner via email at mka@ maoutdoors.com or by phone at 904-964-1488. Photos may also be submitted in person at the Bradford County Telegraph, Union County Times or Lake Region Monitor. 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12B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Bradford High School put together a three-game winning streak in boys basketball, but has since lost three in a row, with the most recent setback coming at the hands of Bishop Kenny on Jan. 25 in Jacksonville by the score of 71-33. Caleb Jones and Alex Mejias scored 13 and 10 points, respectively. Shawn Aaron had four points, while Keaaris Ardley and Tyler Wainwright each had three. Jones added 10 rebounds. Prior to playing Bishop Kenny, the Tornadoes (7-14) recorded District 5-4A wins over Interlachen and Keystone Heights before dropping games to Eastside and district opponent Santa Fe. Benjamin Nichols and Jones scored 15 and 14 points, respectively, in a 56-54 win over visiting Interlachen on Jan. 14. Wainwright had eight points, while Kenny Dinkins and Don Jeffers each had six. Roderick Broomfield scored three, while Ardley and Drian Jenkins each scored two. Ardley added eight rebounds and nine assists. On Jan. 16, the Tornadoes traveled to play Keystone, getting 10 points from Dinkins in a 4422 win. Jones had nine points, while Aaron and Ardley each had eight. Nichols had four points, while Wainwright and Jeffers had three and two, respectively. Ardley added seven rebounds, while Nichols had six rebounds. Ardley and Jenkins had five and four steals, respectively. Visiting Eastside defeated Bradford 47-36 on Jan. 22. The Tornadoes got 12 points and seven rebounds from Dinkins, with Ardley adding eight points and seven assists. Jones and Wainwright each had six points, with Jones grabbing 10 rebounds. Aaron and Nichols each had two points. Three players scored in double figures in a Jan. 24 road game against Santa Fe, but the Raiders came out on top 53-47. Aaron and Ardley each had 11 points, while Mejias had 10 points. Wainwright and Jones scored eight and five points, respectively, with Jenkins adding two points. Jones and Ardley had eight and six rebounds, respectively, with Ardley also adding 10 assists and five steals. Bradford fell to 5-5 in district play. The Tornadoes travel to play Palatka on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m. Bishop Kenny hands BHS boys 3rd straight loss Larry Collins scored 19 points, but it wasnt enough for the Union County High School boys basketball team, which lost 51-42 to Trenton on Jan. 24 in Trenton. Daquin Edwards scored five points, while Princeton Alexander, Brennan Clyatt and Austin Dukes each scored four. Trey Spitze and Daryl Watkins had three and two points, respectively, while Parker Hodgson added one. The Tigers (6-15) will travel to play Keystone Heights on Friday, Jan. 31, at 7:30 p.m. They will then celebrate Senior Night on Saturday, Feb. 1, against Columbia County at 7:30 p.m. UCHS boys lose to Trenton by 9 Tracey Kemp and Nyasia Davis scored 16 and 11 points, respectively, but the Bradford High School girls basketball team dropped its regular-season finale, losing 67-39 to Gainesville on Jan. 24 in Gainesville. Keshanna Ardley and Danique Hudson each scored five points, while Mackenzie Gault added two. Prior to playing Gainesville, the Tornadoes (12-10) traveled to play Fleming Island on Jan. 23, losing 63-52. Kemp and Davis scored 21 and 20 points, respectively, while Hudson scored six points. Gault and BHS girls lose 67-39 to Gainesville The Keystone Heights High Keystone girls go 1-1 prior to tournament Editors note: Point totals supplied to the Telegraph-TimesMonitor do not reflect the final scores. Keyambre Cobb had 12 points, while Qushawn Smith almost had a double-double, but it was host Trenton winning big, defeating the Union County High School girls basketball team 5737 on Jan. 24. UCHS girls end regular sesaon with 37-27 loss Ardley had three and two points, respectively. Bradford played a quarterfinal game against Interlachen this past Tuesday in the District 5-4A tournament, which is being hosted by P.K. Yonge in Gainesville. If the Tornadoes the tournaments third seed defeat Interlachen, they will play second seed Santa Fe on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 6 p.m. The winner of that game will play for the championship on Friday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. School girls basketball team suffered a 54-37 loss to visiting West Nassau to close the regular season on Jan. 24, but did get a 40-25 win over visiting St. Francis on Jan. 23. Bailey Zinkel and Caiylen Gonzales scored 14 and 12 points, respectively, in leading the Indians (10-14) to the win. Sierra Moore and Karla Casas scored six and four points, respectively, while Katlyn Travis and Abbigail Winters each scored two. Keystone played Fort White this past Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the District 5-4A tournament, which is being hosted by P.K. Yonge in Gainesville. If the fourth-seeded Indians won, they will play top seed P.K. Yonge on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m. The championship game is Friday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. Smith finished with nine points and 17 rebounds for the Tigers (3-18). Janisha Jones and Nancy Slocum had six and four points, respectively. Angelique Williams and Michelle Johnson had two points and one point, respectively. Prior to playing Trenton, Union played Interlachen and Baker County. In a 49-44 loss to visiting Interlachen on Jan. 21, Madison McClellan scored 11 points, while Cobb had nine. Slocum and Smith each scored seven points, with Slocum also grabbing eight rebounds. Johnson and Jones each scored three points. Cobb scored 15 points and had six rebounds and five assists in a 67-47 loss to Baker Conty on Jan. 23 in Glen St. Mary. Smith had 10 points, while Jones had six points and 11 rebounds. Johnson and Jordan Howe each scored four points, with Howe grabbing nine rebounds. McClellan and Slocum each had three points. The Tigers played a quarterfinal game this past Tuesday in the District 7-1A tournament, which is being hosted by Williston High School. If Union defeated Dixie County, it would advance to a semifinal game against Chiefland on Friday, Jan. 31, at 6 p.m. The championship game is Saturday, Feb. 1, at 7:30 p.m.



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editor@bctelegraph.com www.StarkeJournal.com Deadline Monday 5 p.m. before publication Phone (904) 964-6305 Fax (904) 964-8628 USPS 062-700 Stark e, Florida Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 134 th Year 27th Issue 75 CENTS The Sweetest Strawberries This Side Of Heaven This WeekRHampton responds to audit RSpecial students mark plant treesRWeightlifter headed to state competitionR Worth NotingLawtey school hosts parent nightLawtey Elementary Schools Scholastic Book Fair is tonight, Thursday, Jan. 30, and much more is in store for parents. Teachers will be available for conferences with parents from 2:30 to 6 p.m. The school will also host an information session from 6-7 p.m. on spring testing. Come have all of your questions answered about the FCAT for third-, fourthand fifth-graders, as well as the Stanford 10 test for K-2. From 4-6 p.m., the Scholastic Book Fair will take place in the media center. Refreshments will be served.RBenefit planned for cancer patientA yard sale and lunch will serve as a cancer benefit for Lara Croft and her family on Saturday, Feb. 1, at the Lulu Community Center on S.R. 100 at he Union-Colombia county line. The yard sale begins at 8 a.m., and there will be a cake auction at 11 a.m. A chicken perloo dinner lunch will be served for $7 a plate beginning at noon. Proceeds will help defray the familys medical expenses, which includes travel between Lake Butler and Tampa. To get involved with the ben efit by helping prepare lunch or providing items for the yard sale or cake auction, please contact Lacy Boatright in the Union County Commissioners Office during business hours, 386-496-4241. RNew Guardian class starting Advocate and mentor an abused and neglected child. No special background needed. The next class starts March 3. Call 904-966-6237, or go to www.gal.alachua.fl.us. Three acts took top honors at the Santa Fe College Bradford Fest Talent Showdown. First place went to former American Idol contestant Steffanie Renae (center), second Sylvia Howard (on her right) from Green Cove Springs, and third place went to local performers Lindsey Choice Award. The winners are see inside.Top Talents Floridas top doc visits health departmentsOn Jan. 21, the Department of Health staff in Bradford and Union counties along with many community leaders welcomed the state surgeon general to both locations for facility tours, staff introductions, meetings with community leaders and lunch. The visit began at the Florida Department of Health in Union County where Dr. John Armstrong was led on a tour of the facility by Administrator Joe Pietrangelo. The staff had a chance to meet Armstrong, and he graciously mingled with staff and was genuinely interested in their jobs and responsibilities within the FDOH. Several County Officials, including Jimmy Tallman, chairman of the Union County Board of County Commissioners, Commissioner Karen Cossey and School Board Member Terra Johnson were on site in Union County for his visit and learned more about the Healthiest Weight Florida See HEALTH, 2ASHOCKER?Hampton audit alleges multitude of sins BY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor The general lack of confidence in the city of Hamptons financial practices was more than founded, according to the preliminary findings of a state audit. In the letter from the Florida Auditor Generals office, there were more than 30 findings concerning everything from general management and budgetary controls to payroll administration, procurement of goods and services, contracts, grant administration, record keeping and even who was driving what city vehicles for what purpose. An audit by the state was requested by legislative Rep. Charles Van Zant and was based on citizen complaints about Hampton and Starke, which is also undergoing a state audit. During the period audited, Jane Hall, Hamptons former city clerk, was in charge of the citys checkbook and accounting recordsrecords that were found severely wanting. The control of the citys finances under a single individual made room for a lot of error and, perhaps, malfeasance. The audit alleges that Hall wrote checks to herself for money that she was not owed by the city. Sometimes she claimed ignorance of the accounting software where mismanagement was discovered. Other times, as with the duplicate salary checks issued, she could offer no explanation. Hall resigned in June 2013 after the audit had been launched citing her length of service and medical issues. Current and former city council members may also shoulder blame for what happened on their watch. According to the audit, some of them were not billed for water service, although who was not specified, and payroll taxes have not been withheld from their checks. Other water customers, including large commercial users, were served without payment, as well, and money received from water customers never made it to the bank. Also, tens of thousands of dollars in credit card and convenience store charges were made without clear evidence of a public purpose. The auditor generals explanation of the preliminary findings goes on for more than 25 pages. Here is a summary of what auditors uncovered, by category. General management controls and oversight Finding No. 1: Financial accountability. Findings in the citys annual audit have been repeated for several years, some dating back to 200607, including inadequate separation of duties and personnel to prepare financial statements. Auditors noted that these deficiencies, the lack of accounting controls and written policies and procedures, and a lack of management oversight, led to poor business practices and unreliable accounting records. Failure to address

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2A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Bradford County TelegraphUSPS 062-700 Published each Thursday and entered as Periodical Postage Paid at Starke, Florida under Act of March 3, 1879.POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Bradford County Telegraph131 West Call Street Starke, Florida 32091Phone: 964-6305 P.O. Drawer A Starke, FL 32091 John M. Miller, PublisherEditor: Mark J. Crawford Sports Editor:Cliff Smelley Advertising:Kevin Miller Darlene Douglass TypesettingEileen Gilmore Advertising and Newspaper Prod. Earl W. Ray Classified Adv. Bookkeeping:Joan Stewart-Jones Subscription Rate in Trade Area $39.00 per year: $20.00 six months Outside Trade Area: $39.00 per year: $20.00 six months (904) 964-6104 801 N. Temple Ave. *Visit Us On Facebook* See ya at the River...Where the Whiskey Never Runs Dry! WE WILL OPEN AT 5 PM SUPER BOWL SUNDAY! $5 VEGAS or YAGER BOMBS $6 PITCHERS $1.75 DRAFTS $2 LONGNECKS $3 BLOODY MARYS Come Watch the GameSATURDAY FEB 1ST 9 PM All Fired Up Come rock out with one of the best Southern Rock Bands around! See our Entry Ad in the Regional Section Bs Boutique Downtown Grill El San Jose Restuarant Prevatts Restuarant Starke Chiropractic Tony & Als DeliAubree & Peyton, Happy Valentines Day! Love, Mommy, MeMaw, & Papa Dont forget to bring in your Valentines messages...You could win a $20.00 gift certificate from one of these local sponsors Steering group planning new projects BY MARY W. BRIDGMAN Special to the Telegraph Representatives from Starke area service clubs and the North Florida Regional Chamber of Commerce met on Jan. 14 to coordinate their activities for the benefit of all who live in the Starke area. The effort, spearheaded by the Womans Club of Starke, has already produced a calendar that lists community events, service club meetings and functions, football games, and public school holidays. Denise Durban, recording secretary for the Womans Club, designed the calendar. Other groups participating include Altrusa, Kiwanis, Lions, Rotary and Masons. The groups next project will be to supplement the calendar with contact information for each group represented. Future plans include compilation of a directory of community assistance services for persons in need. Anyone interested in receiving a copy of the calendar or becoming a member of the steering group should contact Pam Whittle at the North Florida Regional Chamber of Commerce at 904-964-5278 or pam@ northfloridachamber.com. The groups next meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, June 10, at 3:30 p.m. at the Womans Club of Starke, 201 N. Walnut St. Hampton responds to audit criticisms BY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor The Hampton City Council held a special meeting Tuesday evening to approve its formal responses to the preliminary and tentative findings in the state audit, but council members seem to recognize theyve got a long way to go before they regain the publics trust. Even without hearing many specifics from the audit, townspeople were fired up, eager to know what the citys next steps are. Council members begged patience, and tried to reassure the public that steps were already being taken to make a difference. The citys responses to the 31 audit findings strike a mostly conciliatory tone with the auditors. When it comes to recommendations like adopting policies and procedures for governing the citywhich are apparently nonexistentthe council was on board. The city is not, however, admitting to any wrongdoing on anyones part regarding money. The council said its external auditor was unable to corroborate any overpayments to former City Clerk Jane Hall, for example. Hall wrote in a Jan. 24 letter to the acting mayor, Myrtice McCullough, that there is no possible way that she could owe the city any money. After totaling the checks she received from the city for the period audited, she said there was no overpayment. Starting in July of 2012, I quit cashing paychecks due to the shortage of cash in the general fund account. The only checks I was able to cash were here at city hall, and at the end of December 2012, I was personally owed, if I remember correctly, 13 uncashed paychecks and a loan of $1,000 paid with my personal credit card for an ad run in the Gainesville Sun, wrote Hall. She said if anything, she was underpaid, and claimed the city also owed her for a few months of the GoToMyPC service that was billed to her when the city didnt have funds to cover the cost. She said she was also not paid for the consulting she did on the audit and the time spent training the new clerk, which she estimated to be approximately 200 hours at the $10 an hour rate the council had agreed to. Hall said there was also an uncalculated amount of vacation time that she never took over a 15-year period and was never compensated for, although she said the citys unwritten policy was to pay employees for the time they chose not to take off. I am not asking for any reimbursement from the city, but I felt that I should point out that there is no possible way that I could owe the city any money, Hall wrote. Among the changes taking place, purchase orders are being used to control spending, and the city is advertising for accounting services to help get its house in order. It is working on developing a master list of water customers, cross referencing their list with the countys 911 address list so every meter will be read and every customer billed. The council also instituted a twomonth limit for unpaid accounts. After two months, customers will be disconnected. And according to the citys attorney, John Maines, the credit cards are being kept inside two locked boxes. City Clerk Christina Mobley said use of the cards is being documented. As McCullough tried to read through the summaries of the auditors recommendations and the citys responses, the council was confronted by citizens wanting more details about what the audit found and what the city was going to do about it. Freddy Johnson pressed the city on audit issues, but he also called the council out on failing to inform its customers of a boil water warning at the end of December. The only action taking was a notice posted at city hall. As for the citys governance, Johnson said if the auditors had never come to the city, everything the public was hearing about now would still be going ona point the council could not deny. But Councilman Bill Goodge, a more recent addition to the board, said change is coming. Kenneth Woeller talked about getting rid of everyone who was a part of the government before the audit and starting over. He said much of what he was hearing in the audit recommendations was common sense. Keep records, invoices. I mean, come on people! he said. Woeller was told qualifying for the next election is in July, and multiple council seats will be up for election. Did the state just want to know that you all knew how to run city council? Virginia Bradley asked. Every small town has issues, Goodge said, but the city is going to work to make things a lot better. The council came under fire for some specific situations, like the hiring of family members and the use of vehicles. Johnson asked if council members thought it was right that citizens are paying for the 24-hour use of some vehicles, and others mentioned allegations of misuse of these vehicles. Just be honest, Johnson said. Thats what all these people are up here for. Thats why were going broke, because everybody else thinks they should live better than we do. I want to know why a lot of people are getting paid that arent doing their job, Bradley added. Sheriff Gordon Smith tried to calm tempers and explain that the council would deal specifically with the issues brought to light during its regular monthly meetings. The special meeting was called to approve submittal of the citys written responses to the audit findings. They understand your frustrations, Smith said. There are a lot of things that are disturbing, no doubt, and they are having to address those. There will be a better time for questions and answers, he said, adding that if there are legal ramifications for certain individuals, then that will be dealt with, too. If somebodys been stealing, well address that issue and look into it, and well be asking for outside help to do that, Smith said. I promise you, as your sheriff, we will look into those allegations to recover whatever has been stolen from the city. Goodge said it was good to see a turnout and encouraged future participation, clarifying that the council was now meeting on the second Tuesday of each month at 7 p.m. With citys responses approved for submittal, the auditor generals office will have time to respond as well, and then the final report will be released. The city wont have seen the last of the auditors, however. Sometime during the 18 months following finalization of the current audit, they will be back for a surprise visit to evaluate the city once again. Initiative and ways to help both counties make informed choices about healthy eating and active living. Armstrong then traveled to the Department of Health in Bradford County where staff were eager to meet with him, show him around and enjoy a wonderful healthy lunch together. Staff members, business owners, local government officials and many other community leaders joined together for lunch in the facility conference room where Armstrong shared his mission for Healthiest Weight Florida, encouraging all to make healthier lifestyle choices. Included in the audience were Brent Burish, CEO, and Andrea Waterhouse, assistant administrator, of Shands Starke Regional Medical Center, Jerry Williams, former Starke resident, Steve Futch, local business owner, Brian Johns, county emergency operations director, and Gordon Smith, Bradford Countys sheriff. Armstrong listened to comments, answered questions and learned more about ways these two communities worked together and with the public to improve nutrition and increase physical activity. He praised the schools for the two programs, Tiger Up and Tornado Challenge, in which students walk each morning before school and receive recognition and awards for their miles completed. The visit was sincerely appreciated by all and came to a quick close for staff and community leaders eager to spend more time with him. Submitted by the health department.Plow Days offers glimpse of historyView farming as it was a century ago as draft horses plow the Dudley Farm crop fields. Plow Days at Dudley Farm Historic State Farm is a fun and educational experience for the entire family with old time music, demonstrations and more. The event is Friday and Saturday, Jan. 31 and Feb. 1, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is $5 per vehicle up to 8 occupants. The park is located at 18730 W. Newberry Road in Newberry. Call 352-472-1142 for more information, or visit www. friendsofdudleyfarm.org. 904-964-5994A S H L E Y W I L L I A M SClosed Sun &MonI will be in town to do HAIR & MASSAGE on and Appointment times are available til Call Wendy at Happy New Year to All! HEALTH Continued from 1A

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Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Bradford County Telegraph 3A Happy BirthdayAmy LaurenLove, Your Friends at KickBass Farm Arbor Day Adam Watts gets things started Mikeria Williams and Travis Woods look on. growth. Vacancy on soil and water boardThe Bradford Soil and Water Conservation District will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 9 a.m. at the Bradford County Extension Office. There will be a report on the status of projects and activities. Agenda items include the Suwannee River Water Management Districts draft minimum flows and levels for the Lower Santa Fe River and the level of Lake Sampson. The public is welcome to attend the meeting. There is a vacant position on the Bradford Soil and Water Conservation District Board. Anyone interested in filling the position until the 2014 elections should contact Paul Still. The board works on conservation and water-related projects, youth conservation education, and assists the USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service and the Florida Forest Service to identify potential participants in the cost share programs offered by each agency. The Bradford Soil and Water Conservation District is currently planning a workshop dealing with Bradford County lakes for early 2014. The board is also looking for people who would allow it to measure the water level in their wells. The water level data collected will provide a more complete picture of groundwater levels in Bradford County. Needed are open wells or wells with caps than can be easily removed so an electronic probe can be lowered to determine the depth to the water in the well. Contact Paul Still at stillpe@ aol.com or 904-368-0291 for more information. AARP driver class at the senior centerAARP will offer its driver safety class for seniors at the Bradford County Senior Center Friday, Feb. 21, from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Learn defensive driving techniques, new road rules and the effects of aging on driving. There are no tests, and participants can receive an automobile insurance discount for taking the class. The fee to attend is $12 for AARP members and $14 for others. Please bring a sack lunch. Class size is limited, so registration is required. For more information or to register, please call Diane at the senior Center at 904-368-3955.

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4A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 The National Auction Group #685 Sarasota County, FL Florida Press 3.792 inches wide by 4 inches deep Revision: We had to change Absolute Auction to Bankruptcy Auction Thomas J. Bone, FL #AU3433 rfrfntb5,700ACRESWORLD-CLASS HUNTING & FISHINGSARASOTACOUNTY,FLORIDA nftb I-75 Frontage Offered in Parcels & Entirety Bordered by Conservation Land Working Cattle Ranch Managed for Trophy Game Perimeter Fencing, Pastures, Ponds & Creeks UNLIMITED DEVELOPMENT POTENTIALttntttbnn r 39th Annual Mount Dora Arts Festival February 1 & 2 www.MountDoraCenterForTheArts.org Talent show raises scholarship fundsSteffanie Renae took the $1,000 first-place prize during the Santa Fe College Bradford Fest Talent Showdown on Jan. 25. The 17-year-old from Orange Park has performed in Las Vegas, Hollywood and Nashville, at numerous county and state fairs, and the 2011-2012 Suwannee River Jam. She has opened for many country celebrities including Travis Tritt and The Bellamy Brothers. In 2011, Steffanie won a golden ticket to Hollywood on American Idol before being cut in the final round. She and her new band, Wreckless, recently opened for Casey James and Josh Gracin and have played more than 50 shows. In second place, winning the $300 prize, was Sylvia Howard. The sixth of 10 children, Howard was born and raised in Green Cove Springs. At age 6, she began singing at The Glorious Church of Jesus Christ in Penney Farms, and she has traveled throughout the country sharing her God-given talent. She has opened for many gospel singers, including Smokie Norful, the Williams Brothers and Vicki Winans. Most recently, Howard received an invitation to open for Jessica Reddy, the runner-up of season two of BETs Sundays Best. Sharing the $200 third-place prize was the local duo of Jessica Thornton and Lindsey Murphy. Thornton, 19, is a sophomore at Santa Fe College. She plays and teaches guitar. Shes also played at several churches and is a regular member of a church praise band. Her influences include the talents of John McMillan, Ricky Thompson and Tory Dardar of Broken Vessels. Her personal goals include traveling and making a difference in the world. She plans to pursue a degree in occupational therapy. Lindsey, 16, grew up in the Keystone Heights the oldest of three children. Shes a junior at Hope Christian Academy and is dual enrolled at Santa Fe College. The development of her musical talent consumes most of her time. Lindsey began singing in church at age 4. She is a member of the praise team at First Baptist Church of Starke and Hope Christian Academy, and the lead singer of the Murphy Family Band. She plays guitar, keyboard and piano. After a tough first round, judges chose six contestants to move on. Rounding out the top six were Keith Taylor, Alexus Branscome and Jolie Crapo. The 15 contestants came from Starke, Middleburg, Lake City, Jacksonville and Green Cove Springs for an opportunity to compete for prize money, an audition slot for the Suwannee River Jam, an interview with Chuck Kramer on WEAG, and the chance to be the opening act at the first Santa Fe concert, which has been scheduled for May 17. In addition to the great entertainment from the contestants, the 350-400 audience members also experienced Crewsn Myles, a band from Lake Butler. Mary Kramer and Lyn Kramer Veliz emceed the event. Santa Fe College Andrews Center Director Cheryl Canova thanked major sponsor McDonalds as well as the judges, emcees, college students and Altrusa Starke members who volunteered to make this a successful event. Over $6,000 was turned into the Santa Fe Foundation as a result of the Bradford Fest Talent Showdown for scholarships for Bradford students. It was a good night, Canova said. Brittany Hall Keith Taylorwww.facebook.com/BradfordTelegraph

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Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Bradford County Telegraph 5A Y Across the Garden Fence Z Across the Garden Fence is sponsored by the Bradford County Extension Service. Readers who wish to pose gardening questions should forward them to Jim DeValerio at jtd@ufl.edu. Despite all the cold weather we have had lately, spring gardening season is right around the corner! I imagine many gardeners are looking over their soil test results to plan fertilizer applications and are making lists of what kinds of vegetable seeds or plants to plant in the garden. Unfortunately one particular insect, the stinkbug, almost always invades the garden and causes serious damage. This has prompted me to share an article penned by Master Gardener Volunteer Wendy Helmey-Hartman (who is an expert on insects) for the Cutting Edge Extension newsletter. Perhaps this information will help you win the war on stinkbugs this year! The brown stinkbug is a common resident of Florida and can be found in gardens year-round during years with mild weather patterns. During cold winters, these bugs will become dormant and emerge again when the weather warms. Brown stinkbugs feed on a variety of plants including shrubs, vines, legumes, corn, beans, peas and cotton. They feed on the flowers, stems, leaves, seeds, nuts and fruits of their host plants, therefore, they are important pests of many crop species. Like all members of the true bug family, brown stink bugs feed by stabbing their mouthparts into their host plants. When they feed, they cause both mechanical damage with the piercing by their mouthparts and subsequent feeding and also chemical damage through their injection of toxic substances into plants. The amount of damage caused by the feeding of brown stinkbugs varies depending upon the developmental stage of the plant. Brown stinkbugs have four to five generations per year in Florida. The adults are grayish-yellow and shaped like a shield. When the adult female lays her eggs, they are translucent yellow and laid in groups of around 60 eggs. After a few days, the eggs develop a slight pinkish color. After hatching, the nymphs molt through five stages taking approximately one month to develop into adults. The nymphs are greener than the adults and are also more round in body shape. Although adult brown stinkbugs are strong fliers, the nymphs do not possess fully developed wings and, therefore, do not fly. Natural enemies of brown stinkbugs include predators, parasites and pathogens. Although insecticides can be used as a control method, brown stinkbugs are often relatively resistant to many insecticides. Brown stinkbugs can also be removed manually from plants when found in relatively small numbers. Alternatively, a trap crop such as sunflower can be grown on the borders of gardens and may result in fewer bugs feeding on the other plants in a garden. Contact the Bradford County Extension office to subscribe to the Cutting Edge newsletter. More information on stinkbugs can be found at EDIS Publication #EENY-433, brown stinkbug, Euschistus servus (Say) (Insecta: Hemiptera: Pentatomidae) by Celina Gomez and Russell F. Mizell III. Retrieved from http://bit.ly/1escRz9. Church Grace United Methodist Church of Lawtey will host The Kingsmen in concert at 6 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30. Everyone is invited. For more information, please call 941-374-1785. Hope Baptist Church 3900 SE S.R. 100, will host Eternal Vision in Concert Sunday, Feb. 9, at 5:30 p.m. Admission is free; a love offering will be collected. Sanderson Christian Revival Center S.R. 229 and Sapp Road in Baker, will have homecoming on Feb. 9 at 11 a.m. with The Browders. Lunch will follow the service. Everyone is welcome. New Bethel Baptist Church will celebrate their deacon, trustee and deaconess anniversary on Sunday, Feb. 9, at 3:30 p.m. The public is invited. Email the details of your congregations upcoming special events to editor@ bctelegraph.com. DEADLINE IS MONDAY AT 5 P.M. HOURS B Y APPOINTMENT ONLY www.communitystatebank-fl.com Come worship with usSTARKE SEVENTH DAY ADVENTIST CHURCHChurch Saturday 11:00 a.m. School Saturday 10:00 a.m.1649 W. Madison St. Starke, FL Where today meets tomorrow N OW OPEN 1545 Branan Field Road Suite 5 Middleburg (Across from Walmart)EYE EXAM & 2 BoxesAcuvue 2 Contacts$109Restrictions apply. Middleburg Location Only. Expires 1-31-14Most Insurances Accepted Certified Optometrists Dr. Edwin Anguas & Dr. Margaret Allen 904-291-5800Lens options extra. Individual offers cannot be combined with any other coupon, discount package price or insurance benefit. See store for details. Certain restrictions apply. Coupons must be presented at time of service. The patient and the person responsible for payment has a right to refuse to pay, cancel payment, or be reimbursed for payment for any other service, examination or treatment which is performed as a result of and within 72 hours of responding to the advertisement for the free, discounted fee or reduced fee service, examination or treatment.Quality Eyecare with Value in Mind $79Includes exam and 2 pair of single vision glasses with SV Plastic lenses, restrictions apply. Call store for details. (Middleburg Location Only) Expires 1-31-14EYE EXAM & 2 PAIR OF GLASSES Promote Service Business with a E mail your med-to-hi-resolution digital photo (150dpi+) & ad text to: by 5pm Monday OR bring it to:B radford County Telegraph Union County Times Lake Region Monitor( 904) 964-6305W ell help you design your ad cash/check/credit cards accepted all for only /wk covering Bradford, Union & Clay Counties a in our weekly community giveaway paper: Stand Outfrom the crowd Ee ctrify Y our Business! Reach New Customerswith aClassified P hoto Ad Licensed Bonded Insured A ctual Size Ad Sample FREE book by doctor reveals what the drug companies don't want you to know! Your sex life and erection can now survive DIABETES OR PROSTATE CANCER? 800-777-1922 Library The Bradford County Pub lic Library is located at 456 W. Pratt St. in Starke. For a full schedule of events, pick up a cal endar from the front desk today. You can also get the latest BCPL news and event notifications on Facebook at www.facebook. com/bradfordlibrary. For more information on these programs or other services, please call 904-368-3911 or visit www.bc plibrary.com.Plastic bottles and cd cases neededDont throw out those unwant ed CD cases and 16 oz. empty soda bottles. Bring them to the childrens department at the Bradford County Public Library. They will be used for a summer childrens program.Puppet show The Kiwanis Builders Club from Bradford Middle School will be presenting a puppet show for ages birth to 12 years in the childrens reading area at Brad ford County Public Library on Thursday, Jan. 30. The perfor mance begins at 3:30 p.m. Spoonful of loveCarve a love spoon out of a block of basswood to create a special keepsake for yourself or someone special in February. Whether you are new to wood carving or an experienced crafts person, you are invited to attend! Attendees will need to provide their own tools; the basswood will be provided. The workshop is being taught by experienced woodcarver Jeff Morgan. Register by calling 904368-3911 or signing up at the Bradford County Public Library circulation desk. On the day of the program, bring a sharp XActo woodcarving knife and a small bowl gouge for your own personal use. The first day of the workshop is Thursday, Feb. 6. Instruction begins at 9 a.m. Morgan will continue to guide attendees on the following two Thursdays, Feb. 13 and 20.Edible landscapesAs part of an Edible Land scape Series, a class on vegetable gardens is being held at the Brad ford County Public Library at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 3. Organic vegetable gardening will be dis cussed at 10 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 17. Following the presentation, ex tension agent Jim DeValerio will answer questions. The program is free and open to the public. A full schedule of classes is avail able at the library.Tax return help is hereBeginning Wednesday, Feb. 5, representatives from AARP will be at the Bradford County Public Library to assist with tax return preparation. Single and joint fil ers with low or middle incomes can make an appointment by phone, 904-368-3911, or in per son. Appointments are available from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on Wednesdays.Learn to ExcelPick up a new skill or refresh an old one at the Microsoft Excel class at Bradford County Public Library on Monday, Feb. 10. The instruction will be tailored to fit the needs and expertise level of the attendees. The class, which is free to attend, begins at 6 p.m. Monday movieA teenage girl loses her mind when a boy, who just happens to be a zombie, protects her from being eaten and steals her heart. Can the forbidden love survive a war between humans and zom bies? Find out at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 10.Classical guitar performanceNew York-based classical gui tarist Peter Fletcher is scheduled to perform at the Bradford Coun ty Public Library at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 13. Admission to the event, which is sponsored by the Friends of the Bradford Public Library, is free. Everyone ages 15 and older is invited to at tend. Fletcher will perform selec tions from his new CD, to be released in February by Centaur Records, as well as favorites from Bach, Michael Praetoriu, Girolamo Frescobaldi and Isaac Albniz, and a very special ver sion of the traditional Shaker Hymn, Simple Gifts. Doors open at 6 p.m. Refresh ments will be served prior to the performance.See it in 3DWatch what happens when a despicable super villain tries to juggle being a super-dad, while going undercover to defeat a new criminal mastermind. This computer-animated sequel will have you laughing as the unpre dictable characters try their best to save the world. Show time is at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 18.Learn to paint with acrylicsUnleash your creativity on a blank canvas and amaze your self. Local artist Pam Harween is teaching two painting classes at the Bradford County Public Library. Adults may register for the 10 a.m. class on Thursday, Feb. 27. Boys and girls ages 8 to 15 can register for the 3:30 p.m. class on Thursday, March 13. The classes are free, and can vases and paints are provided. A limited supply of brushes is available. Class size is limited. Registration is required. Entrepreneur workshop: Start small, think bigGet insightful advice on how to open your own business from one of the areas best known business owners, Dimple Over street of A & G Gifts on South Thompson Street. The workshop, which is free and open to the public, begins at 9 a.m. on Tues day, March 4. Be prepared to ask questions. Follow-up sessions will be on March 11 and March 25. Registration forms are at the Bradford County Public Library.Donate to winYou could win four one-day passes to Walt Disney World by participating in Team Heart throbs Raffle for Life. Draw ing tickets are available at the Bradford County Public Library circulation desk for a price of $3 each. Increase your chances of winning by buying two for $5 or 5 for $10. The drawing will be held at the American Cancer Society Relay for Life on April 26. Team Heartthrobs was created in the honor of Jean Hart, Emma Per one, Lloyd Crawford, Sandy Du Bose and Edward Klein. The team is sponsored by Friends of the Bradford County Public Li brary. Al-Anon can helpIf there is someone in your life whose drinking is bothering you, then Al-Anon would like to help. There is a meeting in Starke at St. Marks Episcopal Church, 212 Church St., every Thursday at 6:30 p.m.OES plans Juanita Chapter 116 Order of the Eastern Stars Red and White Benefit Ball will take place on Saturday, Feb. 15, at 7 p.m. at the National Guard Armory in Starke. Tickets for the semiformal event are $25 each or $45 for couples. There will be a buffet dinner and door prizes. For tickets, se Deborah W. Sims, Inga Crum, Carol Bailey or any member of Juanita Chapter 116 OES. Tickets will also be sold at the door. Proceeds benefit the chapters community outreach and upcoming queen contest.

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6A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That SHEFFIELD PEST CONTROL INC The holder of the follow ing certificate(s) has filed said certificate(s) for the tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number(s) and year of issuance, the description of property, and name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: File Number: 2013-0023 Certificate Number: 986 Parcel Number: 04309-0-00000 Year of Issuance: 2011 Description of Property: Legal Description: 04309-0-00000 Commence at the Northeast Cor ner of NW 1/4 of SE 1/4 Section 32, Township 6 South, Range 22 East run West 420 feet, thence South 210 feet for a Point of Beginning, thence continue South 105 feet thence East 115.6 feet to West Right of Way line of State Road #200, thence in a Northeasterly direction along said West Right of Way line of State Road #200,162.7 feet, thence West 246 feet to Point of Beginning and con taining 0.43 Acre more or less and lying in NW 1/4 of SE 1/4 Section 32, Township 6 South, Range 22 East and West of State Road #200. Less and Except lands conveyed to the State of Florida for State Road 200, recorded in Official Records Book 20, Page 541, public records of Bradford County, Florida. Assessed To: ULISHUS JACKSON, ANDREW JACKSON, REV ULYSEES CLARKE, JERRY CLARKE, REV LEE D GRIFFIN, IDELLA MCCASLIN (DECEASED), JESSIE MCCASLIN (DECEASED) All of the above property is located in Bradford County, In the State of Florida. Unless such certificate(s) shall be redeemed according to Law, the prop erty described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the Highest Bidder at the BRADFORD COUNTY COURTHOUSE, STARKE, FL. on the 26th day of February, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. RAY NORMAN BRADFORD COUNTY CLERK OF BY LISA BRANNON, DEPUTY CLERK If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or der to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordina tor, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 1/23 4tchg 2/13 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No. 2012CA000403 BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.. PLAINTIFF, VS. DEFENDANTS). NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated, in the above action, I will sell to the highest bidder for cash at Bradford, Florida, on March 13, 2014, at 11:00 AM, at East front door of courthouse945 North Temple Ave., Starke, FL 32091 for the follow ing described property: A parcel of land lying in the South 1/2 of the Northwest 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 of Section 1, Township 5 South, Range 21 East Bradford County, Florida; said parcel being more par ticularly described as follows: Commence at a found 3x3 concrete monument located at the Southwest corner of the South 1/2 of the North west 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 of said Section 1 and run N 89 degrees 37 minutes 59 seconds E, along the South line thereof, for a distance of 420.00 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod for the Point of Beginning. From the Point of Beginning thus described run N 01 degrees 22 minutes 07 sec onds W, parallel with the West line of said South 1/2 of the Northwest 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4, for a distance of 210.00 feet; to a set 1/2 iron rod; thence N 89 degrees 37 minutes 59 seconds E, parallel with the South line of said South 1/2 of the North west 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4, for a distance of 210.00 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod; thence run S 01 de grees 22 minutes 07 seconds E, parallel with said West line of the South 1/2 of the Northwest 1/4 of the North west 1/4, for a distance of 210.00 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod located on the South line of said South 1/2 of Northwest 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4; thence run S 89 degrees 37 minutes 59 sec onds W, as a basis of bearings, along said South line, for a distance of 210.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. Together with an easement for in gress, egress and utilities being more particularly described as follows: commence at a found 3x3 concrete monument located at the Southwest comer of the South 1/2 of the North west 1/4 of the Northwest of Sec tion 1, Township 5 South, Range 21 East and run N 89 degrees 37 min utes 59 seconds E, along the South line thereof, for a distance of 420.00 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod for the Point of Beginning, from the Point of Begin ning thus described run N 01 degrees 22 minutes 07 seconds W, parallel with the West line of said South 1/2 of the Northwest of the Northwest 1/4, for a distance of 20.00 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod; thence run N 88 de grees 36 minutes 41 seconds W for a distance of 172.67 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod; Thence run S 00 degrees 22 minutes 01 seconds E for a dis tance of 20.00 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod located on the Northerly r/w line of the NW 261st Street; thence run S 75 degrees 33 minutes 12 seconds E, along said Northerly r/w line, for a dis tance of 20.69 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod located at the intersection of said Northerly r/w line with said South line of the South 1/2 of the Northwest 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4; thence un 89 degrees 37 minutes 59 seconds E, as a basis of bearings, along said South line of the South 1/2 of the Northwest 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 for a distance of 152.93 feet to the Point of Beginning. Together with that certain 2005 Fleetwood Manufactured Home, l.D. Nos. GAFL435A/B89524-AV21. 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. The Court, in its discretion, may enlarge the time of the sale. Notice of the changed time of sale shall be published as provided herein. DATED: Jan. 16, 2014 Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk of the Court Gladstone Law Group, P.A. 1499 W, Palmetto Park Road, Suite 300 Boca Raton, FL 33486 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or der to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact ADA Coordinator at 352-337-6237 oral ada@circuit8.org, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 1/23 2tchg 1/30-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 04-2012-CA-000668 Section: BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP FKA COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS SERVICING, LP Plaintiff, v. BILLY J. GRIFFIS; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANTS(S) 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; KRISTIN N. GRIFFIS Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order on Plaintiffs Motion to Cancel and Reschedule Foreclosure Sale dated Jan. 13, 2014, entered in Civil Case No. 04-2012-CA-000668 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Bradford Coun ty, Florida, wherein the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash on 13 day of March 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in the Lobby of the Bradford County Courthouse, 945 North Temple Avenue, Starke, Florida 32091, in accordance with Chapter 45 Florida Statutes, relative to the fol lowing described property as set forth in the Final Judgment, to wit: ALL THAT CERTAIN PARCEL OF LAND SITUATE IN THE CITY OF STARKE, COUNTY OF BRADFORD, STATE OF FLORIDA, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: LOT 5 OF BLOCK 3, PINEHAVEN SUBDIVISION, SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, IN THE CITY OF STARKE, BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA. LESS AND EXCEPT: A PARCEL OF LAND BEING A PORTION OF LOT 5, BLOCK 3 OF PINEHAVEN SUBDIVISION, LY ING IN SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, IN THE CITY OF STARKE, BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORI DA; SAID PARCEL BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF LOT 5, BLOCK 3, OF PINEHAVEN SUBDIVI SION AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 65 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA, FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM THE POINT OF BEGINNING THUS DESCRIBED, RUN NORTH 04 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 00 SEC ONDS EAST, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID LOT 5, BLOCK 3 AS A BASIS OF BEARINGS, FOR A DISTANCE OF 7.00 FEET TO A SET 1/2 IRON ROD; THENCE RUN NORTH 81 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 58 SEC ONDS EAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 117.47 FEET TO A FOUND 2 IRON PIPE LOCATED AT THE SE CORNER OF SAID LOT 5, BLOCK 3 (SAID IRON BEING ON THE WESTERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF MYRTLE SOUTH 77 DEGREES 44 MINUTES 12 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF LOT 5, BLOCK 3, FOR A DISTANCE OF 119.24 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this pro ceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Co ordinator at (352) 337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court ap pearance. If you are hearing or voice impaired, please call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceed ing, please contact Court Interpreting at interpreter@circuit8.org. Dated at STARKE, Florida this 16 day of Jan., 2014 Lisa Brannon Ray Norman CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Bradford COUNTY, FLORIDA MORRIS/HARDWICK/SCHNEIDER, LLC, ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF, 5110 EISENHOWER BLVD, SUITE 302A, TAMPA, FL 33634 1/23 2tchg 1/30-BCT The City of Hampton is requesting proposals from qualified individuals for the purpose of providing financial finance department. It is expected that Applicants will perform bank rec onciliations, review bank statements, and be familiar with payroll deduction, income tax documents, and unem ployment tax. The ability to assist in the preparation of the budget, budget reconciliation, and budget amend ments will be required. The City of Hampton is an Equal Op portunity Employer. Any and all pro posals can be rejected. This position requires an average of three to six hours per month. Proposal should include salary requirements and re sume with their proposal. The City will accept Proposals until Tuesday February 4th 2014 at 2:00 pm. Proposals should be submitted to the mayor care of the city clerk, City of Hampton, P.O. Drawer 250 Hampton Florida 32044. 1/23 2tchg 1/30-BCT NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That PNC %TC TAMPA 1 LLC The holder of the follow ing certificate(s) has filed said certificate(s) for the tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number(s) and year of issuance, the description of property, and name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: File Number: 2013-0025 Certificate Number: 1110 Parcel Number: 04871-0-01400 Year of Issuance: 2011 Description of Property: Legal Description: 04871-0-01400 A parcel of land lying in Section 18, Township 7 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Southwest corner of the East 1/2 of the Northwest 1/4 of the Southwest 1/4 of said Section East along the Southerly boundary thereof, 210 feet to a point; thence to the point of beginning. From said point of beginning, continue North West, 101 feet to a point; thence run the point of beginning. TOGETHER WITH right of ingress and egress. Assessed To: ROXIE DENNIS, ROXIE DENNIS ESTATE All of the above property is located in Bradford County, In the State of Florida. Unless such certificate(s) shall be redeemed according to Law, the prop erty described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the Highest Bidder at the BRADFORD COUNTY COURTHOUSE, STARKE, FL. on the 26th day of February, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. RAY NORMAN BRADFORD COUNTY CLERK OF COURT BY LISA BRANNON, DEPUTY CLERK If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or der to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordina tor, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 1/23 4tchg 2/13-BCT Ron Denmark Mini Storage will hold a Public Auction on Friday February 7, 2014 @ 10:00 AM at 2117 N. Tem ple avenue, Starke, FL on the follow ing storage units containing personal items. #52Belonging to B. Armstrong #37 Belonging to J. Barber #140 Belonging to J. Beltran #49 Belonging to N. Brewer #137 & 138 Belonging to P. Brewer #21 Belonging to T. Cox #109 Belonging to B. Fugatt #127 Belonging to M. Gatlin #147 & 148 Belonging to K. Gurley #125 Belonging to T. Perry #43 Belonging to T. Thomas #34 Belonging to R. Woods #60 Belonging to UNKNOWN #152 Belonging to UNKNOWN #63 Belonging to S. Edwards 1/23 2tchg 1/30-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 04-2012-CA-000506 U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF GRA LEGAL TITLE TRUST 2013-1, Plaintiff vs. KELLY C. RANKIN, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated Jan. 17, 2014, entered in Civil Case Number 04-2012-CA000506, in the Circuit Court for Brad ford County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF GRA LEGAL TITLE TRUST 2013-1 is the Plaintiff, and KELLY C. RANKIN, et al., are the Defendants, Bradford County Clerk of Court will sell the property situated in Bradford County, Florida, described as: A parcel of land lying in the West 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of the SW 1/4 of the NW 1/4 of Section 35, Township 6 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County Florida; said parcel being more par ticularly described as follows; Commence at the Southwest corner of said West 1/2 of NE 1/4 of SW 1/4 OF NW 1/4 and run N 01 degrees ary thereof, 30.00 feet for the Point of Beginning. From the Point of Be ginning thus described continue N 1 erly boundary thereof, 396.00 feet to a set iron rod; thence S 89 degrees boundary of the right of way of SE 148th Street, 165.00 feet to a set iron parallel with said Westerly Bound ary 396.00 feet to an iron rod set on the Northerly boundary of the right of way of said SE 148th Street; thence Northerly Boundary, 165.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. Together with that certain 2004 Anniversary Mobile Home ID No. GAFL435A/B89149. at public sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at the Bradford County Courthouse, 925 North Temple Avenue, Starke, FL 32091 at 11:00 AM, on the 20 day of March, 2014. Any person claiming an interest in the sur plus 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: Jan. 22, 2014. Bradford County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Lisa Brannon FLORIDA FORECLOSURE ATTORNEYS, PLLC 4855 Technology Way, Suite 500 Boca Raton, FL 33431 (727) 446-4826 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 3376237 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call (800) 955-8770. 1/30 2tchg 2/6-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 14-2013CA-000073 UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, acting through the United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, f/k/a Farmers Home Administration, a/k/a Rural Housing Service, Plaintiff, vs. ORA C. BEEBE; and THE COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA, Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on Jan uary 17, 2014, by the above entitled Court in the above styled cause, the undersigned Clerk of Court or any of his duly authorized deputies, will sell the property situated in BRADFORD County, Florida, described as: A portion of Lots 1 and 2, Block 6 of J.M. Johns Subdivision in the City of Starke, as per plat recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 12, of the Public Records of Bradford County, Florida; said parcel being more particularly described as follows: Commence at an iron rod at the Northeast comer of West, along the Northerly bound ary thereof, 408.00 feet to a set iron parallel with the Easterly boundary of Block 6, a distance of 104.98 feet to a set iron rod for the Point of Begin ning. From Point of Beginning thus described continue South 02 02 boundary, 102.06 feet to a set iron parallel with the Southerly boundary of said Block 6, a distance of 151.25 feet to an iron rod set on the Easterly boundary of the right of way of Colley along last said Easterly boundary, 102.00 feet to a set iron rod; thence said Southerly boundary, 149.55 feet to the Point of Beginning. at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash on March 20, 2014, at the East Front Door of the lobby of the Bradford County Court house, 945 N. Temple Ave. Starke. FL 32091, beginning at 11:00 a.m.. subject to all ad valorem taxes and assessments for the real property described above. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN TEREST 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 SIXTY (60) DAYS AFTER THE SALE. REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODALegals Dinner raises money for RelayThe Shands Starke Regional Medical Center is proud to once again be a bronze sponsor for the upcoming 2014 Relay for Life, scheduled to be held at Bradford High School on April 25 from 7 p.m. until 7 a.m. the next morning. On Monday, Feb. 3, Shands Starke will hold a Big Spaghetti Dinner Night to raise funds for this important event. The dinner will be hot and ready to pick up and take home. The meal includes spaghetti and meat sauce, green beans, garlic bread, iced tea and New York cheesecake for dessert. Meals will be ready for pick up from 4:30 to 6 p.m. from the Shands Starke Regional Medical Center cafeteria. This is located at the north end of the hospital. Look for the signs and the flamingos! Tickets for the dinner are $10 and quantities are limited, so get your tickets early! Come and support the Relay for Life in your community. If you have any questions, call Denise Godfrey at 904-368-2372.Come out to the Bradford Beef BashBradford County 4-H and FFA are sponsoring the first ever Bradford Beef Bash Livestock Show Friday and Saturday, Feb. 22 and 23. The show is open to the public. Join 4-H and FFA starting at 6 p.m. Friday for a great weekend. If you are interested in being a sponsor please call or email the Bradford County Extension Office at 904-966-6224 or nistlerd@ufl.edu.

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Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Bradford County Telegraph 7A TIONS BY PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or der to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordina tor at (352)337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. DATED on Jan. 22, 2014. RAY NORMAN Clerk of Circuit Court P.O. Drawer B Starke, FL 32091 BY: Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk Frederick J. Murphy, Jr., Esquire Boswell & Dunlap LLP Post Office Drawer 30 Bartow, FL 33831 E-Service: fjmefiling@bosdun.com Attorneys for Plaintiff Telephone (863) 533-7117 Fax (863) 533-7412 1/30 2tchg 2/6-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 04-2012-CA-572 FREEDOM MORTGAGE CORPORATION, PLAINTIFF (S) VS. MARYANN LILLER, THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF MARYANN LILLER, ANY AND ALL UN KNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIM ANTS, TENANT # 1 AND TENANT # 2 DEFENDANT (S) CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated Jan. 17 2014, and en tered in Case No. 04-2012-CA-572 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Bradford County, Florida in which Freedom Mortgage Corporation, is the Plaintiff and Maryann Liller, is Defendant, the Bradford County Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in/on in front of the Bradford County Courthouse, 945 Temple Avenue, Starke, Florida 32091, Bradford County, Florida at 11:00 AM, E.S.T. on the 20 day of March, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Fore closure: LOT 25, PARKWOOD, A SUBDIVI SION AS PER PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 5 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA. A/K/A 821 PARKWOOD PL STARKE FL 32091-2450 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 in Bradford County, Florida this 22 day of Jan., 2014. Ray Norman, Clerk of Courts By: Lisa Brannon, D.C. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinatory, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352)3376237 within two (2) working days of receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired, please call 1-800955-8771; if you are voice impaired, please call 1-800-955-8770. 1/30 2tchg 2/6-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 04-2012-CA-0618 JUDGE: PHYLLIS M. ROSIER TD Bank, N.A., as Successor in Interest to FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF NORTH FLORIDA, by and through FDIC as receiver, Plaintiff, v. HARVEST CHRISTIAN FELLOW SHIP OF BRADFORD COUNTY, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; SEARS ROEBUCK & COMPANY; BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH, INC.; HENRY HODGES CONSTRUCTION AND ROOFING, INC.; HENRY F. HODGES d/b/a HENRY HODGES CONSTRUCTION; PRESTON KYLE HARRISON and TERRIE L HARRISION a/k/a TERRI L. HARRISON Defendants. NOTICE OF SALE The Clerk of the Circuit Court hereby gives notice of the following foreclo sure sale in the above referenced matter: A. The Property to be sold is: A parcel of land lying partly in the Southwest 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 and partly in the Southeast 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 of Section 10, Township 6 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County, Florida, said parcel being more particularly described as follows: Commence at an iron rod found at the locally accepted Southwest corner of the East 1/2 of said Southwest 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4 the Southerly boundary, thereof, 628.64 feet to an iron pipe found on the Easterly boundary of the right of way of State Road 200 (U.S. 301); said Easterly boundary, 196.01 feet to an iron rod found at an intersection with the Northerly boundary of the right of way of NE 188th Street for the Point of Beginning. From the Point of Beginning thus described, confeet to a set of iron rod, thence South 721.86 feet to an iron rod found on the Northerly boundary of said South east 1/4 of the Northwest 1/4; thence Northerly boundary, 859.95 feet to a concrete monument found on the Westerly boundary of the right of way of the CSX Transportation Railroad; last said Westerly boundary, 1396.08 feet to an iron pipe found on the lo cally accepted Southerly boundary of said Southeast 1/4 of the NorthWest, along said Southerly bound ary, 264.74 feet to a found iron rod; feet to a found Iron rod; thence North southerly boundary, 145,00 feet to an iron rod found on the North erly boundary of the right of way of said NE 188th Street; thence North boundary, 83.94 feet to a found iron along said Northerly boundary 78.90 feet to a set iron rod; thence South boundary, 401.87 feet to the Point of Beginning. 18919 Hwy 301 North, Starke, FL 32091 on March 27, 2014, bidding begins at 11:00 AM, Eastern Time @ Bradford County Courthouse, 945 N. Temple Ave., Starke, FL 32091. C. The sale will be made pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated October 21, 2013. D. TD Bank, N.A., as Succes sor in Interest to FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF NORTH FLORIDA, by and through FDIC as receiver v. HARVEST CHRISTIAN FELLOW SHIP OF BRADFORD COUNTY, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; SEARS ROEBUCK & COMPANY; BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH, INC.; HENRY HODGES CONSTRUCTION AND ROOFING, INC.; HENRY F. HODGES d/b/a HENRY HODGES CONSTRUC TION; PRESTON KYLE HARRISON and TERRIE L. HARRISION a/k/a TERRI L. HARRISON; BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 042012-CA-0618. E. This sale is being made by Ray Norman, Bradford County Clerk of the Circuit Court, Eighth Judicial Cir cuit, by and through a deputy Clerk of Court. F. Any person claiming an inter est in the surplus from 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. Date: 1/23/14 FOX, WACKEEN, DUNGEY, BEARD, BUSH, GOLDMAN, KILBRIDE, WATERS AND MCCLUSKEY, LLP ROBERTA. GOLDMAN, ESQUIRE Florida Bar No. 0162817 DAVID P. GINZER, ESQUIRE Florida Bar No. 0073052 3473 SE Willoughby Boulevard Post Office Drawer 6 Stuart, FL 34995-0006 Telephone: (772) 287-4444 Facsimile: (772) 220-1489 Primary; kbovle@foxwackeen.com Secondary: Rgoldman@foxwackeen. com American Disabilities Act (ADA) If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or der to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact (863) 773-4174 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this jury summons; if you are hear ing or voice impaired, call 1-800-9558771. 1/30 2tchg 2/6-BCT Robert W. Morgan Last known address of: 1610 W Madison St I-3 Starke FL 32091 You are hereby notified that your eli gibility to vote is in question. You are required to contact the Supervisor of Elections, in Starke, Florida, no later than thirty (30) days after the date of this publishing. Failure to respond will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor and your name will be removed from the statewide voter registration system. Terry L. Vaughan Bradford County Supervisor of Elections P.O. Box 58 945 N. Temple Ave., Suite C Starke, FL 32091 1/30 1tchg-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO. 2013 CA 186 FLORIDA CREDIT UNION, Plaintiff, vs. TIMMY W. CREWS AND UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF TIMMY W. CREWS, Defendants. Notice is hereby given that the under signed, Clerk of Circuit Court, Bradford County, Florida, will on March 20, 2014, at 11:00 AM at the Front Entrance door of the Bradford County Courthouse, 945 North Temple Avenue, Starke, Florida, offer for sale and sell at public outcry, one by one, to the highest bidder for cash, the property located in Bradford County, Florida, as follows: Tract No. 5 of a survey by Merrill G. McMillan, Florida Registered Land Surveyor, No. 391, for Lester B. Wright on October 7, 1971; a parcel of land containing 2.5 acres, M.O.L., lying in the SE 1/4 of Section 7, Town ship 7 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County, Florida; said parcel be ing more fully described as follows: Commence at the Southeast corner of the SE 1/4 and run North 0 de grees 30 minutes West, along the Easterly boundary thereof, 980 feet to a concrete monument; thence South 88 degrees 00 minutes and 20 seconds West, 900 feet for a point of beginning. From point of beginning just described, continue South 88 de grees 00 minutes 20 second West, a distance of 225 feet to an iron stake; thence South 0 degrees and 30 min utes East, 484.87 feet to the center of Faulkner Road; thence Easterly along the centerline of said road, a distance of 225 feet; thence North 0 degrees and 30 minutes West, a distance of 485.90 feet to the point of beginning; Save and excepting therefrom the Southerly 25 feet, which is a portion of an easement, used as a road for ingress and egress and reserved as a perpetual easement. Together with a 1973 Estate, ID# 12491A and ID#12491B which is per manently affixed to the lands abovedescribed and, as such is deemed to be a fixture and part of the real estate. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure entered on Jan. 17, 2014, in the above-styled cause, pending in said 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 sale. Ray Norman, Clerk Clerk of Circuit Court 1-22-14 By: Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk James E. Sorenson, Esquire Williams, Gautier, Gwynn, DeLoach & Sorenson, P.A. Post Office Box 4128 Tallahassee, FL 32315-4128 creservice@wggdlaw.com (E-Service E-Mail Address) 1/30 2tchg 2/6-BCT Valarie C. Cox Last known address of: 3227 NE 179th St Starke FL 32091-5319 You are hereby notified that your eli gibility to vote is in question. You are required to contact the Supervisor of Elections, in Starke, Florida, no later than thirty (30) days after the date of this publishing. Failure to respond will result in a determination of ineligibility by the Supervisor and your name will be removed from the statewide voter registration system. Terry L. Vaughan Bradford County Supervisor of Elections P.O. Box 58 945 N. Temple Ave., Suite C Starke, FL 32091 1/30 1tchg-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 13000048CA U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, Plaintiff, vs. KATHERINE Y. PAFFORD; et al, DefendantsNOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Non Jury Trial of Foreclosure dated January 17, 2014 entered in Civil Case No.: 04-2013-CA-000048 of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for Bradford County, Florida, Ray Norman Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in the lobby of the courthouse located at 945 NORTH TEMPLE AVENUE, STARKE, FL 32091 at 11:00 am on the 27 day of March, 2014 the following described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: COMMENCE AT NE CORNER OF WEST 1/2 OF SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF NORTHWEST QUARTER, S2 TS7S, R22E, THENCE RUN SOUTHERLY ALONG EAST LINE OF W 1/2 OF SW 1/4 OF NW 1/4 A DISTANCE OF 600 FEET FOR POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN WESTERLY AT RIGHT ANGLES TO SAID EAST LINE 152 FEET TO EAST SIDE OF STATE ROAD NO. 100-A, THENCE SOUTHERLY ALONG SAID STATE ROAD 210 FEET, THENCE EASTERLY AND AT RIGHT ANGLES TO SAID EAST LINE OF W 1/2 OF SW OF NW 1/4,191 FEET TO SAID EAST LINE, THENCE NORTHERLY ALONG SAID E LINE OF W 1/2 OF SW OF NW 1/4, 210 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LYING AND BEING IN THE WEST HALF (W 1/2 OF SW 1/4 OF NW 1/4 OF SECTION 2, TOWNSHIP 7 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, AND EAST OF STATE ROAD NO. 100-A. 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 22 day of Jan., 2014. Ray Norman Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk TRIPP SCOTT, P.A. Attorneys for Plaintiff 110 S.E. Sixth St., 15th Floor Fort Lauderdale, FL 33301 Telephone (954) 765-2999 Facsimile (954) 761-8475 UNDER THE AMERICAN WITH DISABILITIES ACT. IF YOU ARE A PER SON WITH A DISABILITY WHO NEEDS ANY ACCOMMODATION IN ORDER TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING, YOU ARE ENTITLED, AT NO COST TO YOU, TO THE PROVISION OF CERTAIN ASSISTANCE. PLEASE CONTACT THE ADA COORDINATOR AT (352) 337-6237, AT LEAST 7 DAYS BE FORE YOUR SCHEDULED COURT APPEARANCE. IF YOU ARE HEAR ING OR VOICE IMPAIRED, PLEASE CALL 711. IF YOU ARE DEAF OR HARD OF HEARING AND REQUIRE AN ASL INTERPRETER OR AN ASSISTED LISTENING DEVICE TO PARTICIPATE IN A PROCEEDING, PLEASE CONTACT COURT IN TERPRETING AT INTERPRETER@ CIRCUlT8.0RG 1/30 2tchg 2/6-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 04-2012-CA-000506 U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF GRA LEGAL TITLE TRUST 2013-1, Plaintiff vs. KELLY C. RANKIN, et al. Defendant(s) NOTICE OF SALE Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated Jan. 17, 2014, entered in Civil Case Number 04-2012-CA000506, in the Circuit Court for Brad ford County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE ON BEHALF OF GRA LEGAL TITLE TRUST 2013-1 is the Plaintiff, and KELLY C. RANKIN, et al., are the Defendants, Bradford County Clerk of Court will sell the property situated in Bradford County, Florida, described as: A parcel of land lying in the West 1/2 of the NE 1/4 of the SW of the NW 1/4 of Section 35, Township 6 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County Florida; said parcel being more par ticularly described as follows; Commence at the Southwest corner of said West 1/2 of NE 1/4 of SW 1/4 OF NW 1/4 and run N 01 degrees ary thereof, 30,00 feet for the Point of Beginning. From the Point of Be ginning thus described continue N 1 erly boundary thereof, 396.00 feet to a set iron rod; thence S 89 degrees boundary of the right of way of SE 148th Street, 165.00 feet to a set iron parallel with said Westerly Bound ary 396.00 feet to an iron rod set on the Northerly boundary of the right of way of said SE 148th Street; thence Northerly Boundary, 165.00 feet to the Point of Beginning. Together with that certain 2004 Anniversary Mobile Home ID No. GAFL435A/B89149. at public sale, to the highest bidder, for cash, at the Bradford County Courthouse, 925 North Temple Avenue, Starke, FL 32091 at 11:00 AM, on the 20 day of March, 2014. Any person claiming an interest in the sur plus 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: Jan. 22, 2014 Bradford County Clerk of Court CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Lisa Brannon FLORIDA FORECLOSURE ATTORNEYS, PLLC 4855 Technology Way, Suite 500 Boca Raton, FL 33431 (727) 446-4826 If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Persons with a disability who need any accommodation in order to participate should call Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Courthouse, 201 E. University Ave., Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 3376237 within two (2) working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing impaired call (800) 955-8771; if you are voice impaired, call (800) 955-8770. 1/30 2tchg 2/6-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA. CASE No. 042012CA000563CA BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. MICHAEL RILEY, et al., Defendants. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No. 042012CA000563CA of the Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Circuit in and for BRADFORD County, Florida, wherein. Plaintiff, and, RILEY, CASSIE, et. al., are Defendants, I will sell to the high est bidder for cash at, Bradford County Courthouse at the hour of 11:00 a.m, on the 20 day of March, 2014, the following described property: A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 13, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST, BRAD FORD COUNTY, FLORIDA; SAID PARCEL BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT A FOUND 3x3 CONCRETE MONUMENT LOCAT ED AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE NORTH 1/2 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SAID SECTION WEST ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID NORTH 1/2 OF THE NORTH EAST 1/4, FOR A DISTANCE OF 22.04 FEET TO A FOUND 1/2 IRON ROD LOCATED IN THE NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF NW WAY COUNTY MAINTAINED GRADED ROAD); THENCE RUN SOUTH NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF NW 180TH STREET, FOR A DISTANCE OF 1250.45 FEET TO A FOUND 1/2 IRON ROD; THENCE EAST ALONG RIGHT OF WAY, FOR A DISTANCE OF 312.62 FEET TO A FOUND 1/2 IRON ROD FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING; FROM THE POINT OF BEGINNING THUS DE37 WEST, PARALLEL WITH SAID WEST LINE OF NORTH 1/2 OF NORTHEAST FOR A DISTANCE OF 350.13 FEET TO A FOUND 1/2 IRON ROD; THENCE RUN SOUTH WITH SAID NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF THE NW 180TH STREET, FOR A DISTANCE OF 156.31 FEET TO A SET 1/2 IRON ROD; THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 SAID WEST LINE OF NORTH 1/2 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4, FOR A DISTANCE OF 350.13 FEET TO A SET 1/2 IRON ROD LOCATED ON SAID NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF NW 180TH STREET; 14 WEST, ALONG SAID NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF NW 180TH STREET, FOR A DISTANCE OF 156.31 FEET TO POINT OF BE GINNING. TOGETHER WITH 2008 FLEETWOOD MOBILE HOME SERIAL NUMBER GAFL734A/B0787SM21 Property Address: 6337 Nw 180th Street, Starke, FL 32091 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 22 day of Jan., 2014. RAY NORMAN Clerk Circuit Court By Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk GREENSPOON MARDER, P.A., 100 West Cypress Creek Road Trade Centre South, Suite 700 Fort Lauderdale, Fl 33309 954-491-1120 IMPORTANT If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of the Jan Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601, (352) 337-6237. at least 7 days be fore your scheduled court appear ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 1/30 2tchg 2/6-BCT NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That PNC %TC TAMPA 1 LLC The holder of the follow ing certificate(s) has filed said certificate(s) for the tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number(s) and year of issuance, the description of property, and name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: File Number: 2013-0028 Certificate Number: 1142 Parcel Number; 05021-0-00101 Year of Issuance: 2011 Description of Property: Legal Description: 05021-0-00101 A triangular parcel of land lying in the Northwest 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 of Section 29, Township 7 South, Range 22 East, comprised of 0.3 acres more or less, and being a portion of lands described in Deed Book 49, page 9, and as described in Deed Book 88, page 245, all of the public records of Bradford County, Florida, more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northwest corner of said Northwest 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4 for the point of beginning and run thence East along the Northerly boundary thereof, 165 feet; thence run Southerly and parallel to the Westerly boundary of said Northwest 1/4 of the Northeast 1/4, 111 feet more or less to the Southerly boundary of the lands described in said Deed Book 49, page 9; thence run in a Northeasterly direction along said Southerly boundary, 196 feet more or less to the point of beginning. Assessed To: GLORIA J WOODS, ROY L JONES, JR, BELINDA A JONES, JIMMY L JONES, ANTHONY M JONES, ANTHONY JONES, BELINDA A JONES ET AL All of the above property is located in Bradford County, In the State of Florida. Unless such certificate(s) shall be redeemed according to Law, the prop erty described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the Highest Bidder at the BRADFORD COUNTY COURTHOUSE, STARKE, FL. on the 12th day of March, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. RAY NORMAN BRADFORD COUNTY CLERK OF COURT BY LISA BRANNON, DEPUTY CLERK If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or der to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordina tor, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 1/30 4tchg 2/20-BCT NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That PNC %TC TAMPA 1 LLC The holder of the follow ing certificate(s) has filed said certificate(s) for the tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number(s) and year of issuance, the description of property, and name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: File Number: 2013-0030 Certificate Number: 888 Parcel Number: 03323-0-00000 Year of Issuance: 2011 Description of Property: LOT 2, BLOCK 15, LIVINGSTON, DIVISION, ACCORDING TO PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLANT BOOK 1, PAGE 41, PUBLIC RECORDS OF BRADFORD COUNTY Assessed To: EMMA WILLIAMS All of the above property is located in Bradford County, In the State of Florida. Unless such certificate(s) shall be redeemed according to Law, the prop erty described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the Highest Bidder at the BRADFORD COUNTY COURTHOUSE, STARKE, FL. on the 12th day of March, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. RAY NORMAN BRADFORD COUNTY CLERK OF COURT BY LISA BRANNON, DEPUTY CLERK If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or der to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordina tor, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 1/30 4tchg 2/20-BCT NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN That PNC %TC TAMPA 1 LLC The holder of the follow ing certificate(s) has filed said certificate(s) for the tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number(s) and year of issuance, the description of property, and name(s) in which it is assessed are as follows: File Number: 2013-0032 Certificate Number: 482 Parcel Number: 01749-0-00000 Year of Issuance: 2011 Description of Property: Legal Description: 01749-0-00000 The South of the Northeast of the Northeast of the Southeast of Section 26, Township 5 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County, Florida Assessed To: ARTHUR LEE ESTATE, BARBARA ADAMS, KENYA P LONG, LEWIS LEE, WILLIE ARTHUR LEE, JEROME LEE, LILLE THERESA LEE, TRAVIS LEE, CLARA LEE CROSS, DAVID MYERS, MELENESE BAR BER HAMITON, EARL BARBER, CHARLES LEE, LILLIE PEARL LEE, PHILLIP LEE, HELEN LEE, MARION LEE, PAMELA LEE LAMONTANGE, RONALD LEE, REGINALD LEE All of the above property is located in Bradford County, In the State of Florida. Unless such certificate(s) shall be redeemed according to Law, the prop erty described in such certificate or certificates will be sold to the Highest Bidder at the BRADFORD COUNTY COURTHOUSE, STARKE, FL. on the 12th day of March, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. RAY NORMAN BRADFORD COUNTY CLERK OF COURT BY LISA BRANNON, DEPUTY CLERK If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or der to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordina tor, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. 1/30 4tchg 2/20-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 04-2012-CA-000552 DIVISION: WELLS PARGO BANK, NA, Plaintiff, vs. KEVIN S. CRAWFORD A/K/A KEVIN SCOTT CRAWFORD, e/a/, Defendant(s). NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Fore closure Sale dated Jan. 21, 2014 and entered in Case NO. 04-2012-CA000552 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for BRADFORD County, Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and KEVIN S. CRAWFORD A/K/A KEVIN SCOTT CRAWFORD; LINDSEY CRAWFORD A/K/A LINDSEY RENEE BOLLINGER A/K/A LINDSEY BOLLINGER; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bid der for cash at FRONT HALL OF THE BRADFORD COUNTY COURT HOUSE, 945 NORTH TEMPLE AV ENUE, STARKE, FLORIDA 32091 at 11:00 AM, on the 27 day of Feb., 2014, the following described proper ty as set forth in said Final Judgment: A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN THE EAST THREE-QUARTERS OF THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, BRAD FORD COUNTY, FLORIDA; AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SOUTHWEST QUARTER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER AND RUN THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 16 MINUTES WEST ALONG THE SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY THEREOF, A DISTANCE OF 326.27 FEET TO THE WESTERLY BOUNDARY OF THE RIGHT OF WAY OF STATE ROAD NO. 16; RUN THENCE NORTH 21 DEGREES 15 MINUTES WEST ALONG SAID WESTERLY BOUNDARY A DISTANCE OF SEVEN HUNDRED SIXTY-TWO AND SIXTY-ONE HUNDREDTHS (762.61) FEET FOR A POINT OF BEGINNING; FROM THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THUS DESCRIBED RUN SOUTH 82 DEGREES 09 MINUTES WEST A DISTANCE OF 320.76 FEET TO A STAKE ON THE WESTERLY BOUNDARY OF AFORESAID EAST THREE-QUARTERS; RUN THENCE NORTH 2 DEGREES 58 MINUTES WEST ALONG LAST AFORESAID WESTERLY BOUNDARY A DISTANCE OF 112,68 FEET TO AN IRON STAKE ON THE WESTERLY BOUNDARY LAST AFORESAID; THENCE NORTH 72 DEGREES 18 MINUTES EAST A DISTANCE OF 277.25 FEET TO AN IRON STAKE ON THE WESTERLY BOUNDARY OF STATE ROAD 16, THENCE RUN SOUTH 21 DEGREES 15 MINUTES EAST ALONG SAID WESTERLY BOUNDARY A DISTANCE OF 164.29 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGIN NING. EXCEPTING AND EXCLUD ING THEREFROM THE WESTERLY 100 FEET OF SAID PARCEL. A/K/A 17408 NW STATE ROAD 16, STARKE, FL 32091-8184 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 sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of this Court on Jan. 23, 2014. Ray Norman Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk Ronald R Wolfe & Associates, P.L. P.O. Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 **See Americans with Disabilities Act If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in or der to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the Clerk of Court, Bradford County Courthouse, Starke, FL at 904-964-6280 within 7 working days of your receipt of this notice; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8771 1/30 2tchg 2/6-BCT City of Lawtey, Florida Owner 2793 West Lake Street P.O. Drawer G Lawtev. FL 32058 Address Separate sealed Bids for the work consisting of: Furnishing all labor, materials, equip ment, incidentals, and taxes to furnish and install approximately 21,000 LF of 8 gravity main, 80 precast manholes, one (1) duplex pump station, two (2) grinder pump stations, 4,900 LF of 3 and 4 force main, related valves, fittings, sewer services, paving, grass ing, and other restoration work will be received by City of Lawtey, Florida at the office of City Clerk until 2:00 p.m. (Local Time), Wednesday. March 5, 2014. and then at said office publicly opened and read aloud. The Contract Documents may be examined at the following locations: Lawtey City Hall, 2793 West Lake Street, Lawtey, Florida 32058, (904) 782-3454, and Mittauer & Associates, Inc., 580-1 Wells Road, Orange Park, FL 32073, (904) 278-0030. Copies of the Contract Documents may be obtained at the Issuing Office; Mittauer & Associates, Inc., located at 580-1 Wells Road, Orange Park, Flor ida 32073, (904) 278-0030, upon the non-refundable payment of $200.00 for each set. The City of Lawtey is an Equal Op portunity Employer. Project Address: 2793 West Lake Street, Lawtey, Florida 32058 1/30 1tchg-BCT Legals

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8A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 the findings increased the risk of errors and fraud. Finding No. 2: Written policies and procedures. The city does not have written policies or procedures for its accounting and business-related function. Written procedures were not available to document controls over budgets, revenues and cash receipts, cash management, issuance of credit memos on customer accounts, capital assets, personnel and payroll, procurement of goods and services, and grant administration. Even though the city is small in size, these policies and procedures are necessary to prevent noncompliance and inadequate internal control, such as those noted by the auditors. Finding No. 3: Separation of duties. The city clerk (Hall) was responsible for all phases of the citys financial transactions, including accepting revenue, preparing deposits, recording transactions and reconciling bank statements to the accounting records, so there was an inadequate separation of duties. Even checks signed by both the clerk a council member were returned to the clerk to be mailed. The clerk had complete control over the payroll system as well, including the ability to add personnel, adjust pay rates (including her own), and prepare and distribute the employee pay. While Hampton is small, the city could mitigate risk of error and wrongdoing by assuring independent bank account reconciliations and independent verification of anticipated versus actual collections and deposits. An independent accountant was hired to assist with certain accounting functions, but this did not prove to be an adequate control. Finding No. 4: Accounting controls and unreliable records: The charter of the city requires the clerk to keep financial records of receipts and disbursements, including an ordered record of all checks issued, and to make regular reports to the city council about outstanding checks and the cash balances for each fund, but auditors did not find evidence of these reports. There were many instances in which handwritten check numbers did not match the number recorded by the accounting software, and 65 instances where the same check number was assigned to more than one check transaction. The clerk told auditors she was unfamiliar with the accounting software and did not know how to correct the problem. The review also disclosed that close to 200 check numbers were missing in the accounting records. Some may have been checks damaged in the writing (or printing) process that were not retained, but there was no list of damaged checks retained in the city records. Checks unaccounted for could be used in an unauthorized manner. When damaged checks were retained in a voided check file, accounting records were not updated so there would be an accurate, sequential history of check numbers. Sometimes the accounting records were changed to reflect a voided check, but the check itself was not retained. Only six of the 22 voided checks recorded appeared in a voided check file. There were 76 voided checks in the file, however, that were not recorded in the accounting records. Several voided checks were not appropriately defaced, increasing the likelihood of misuse. On Dec. 6, 2011, a check transaction recorded in the accounting records was inappropriately altered subsequent to the issuance of the check. A check written to a vendor was canceled and placed in the voided check file. The check was not voided in the accounting records, but the date and amount were changed. The recorded payee was not changed. A new check not recorded in the accounting records was used by and payable to the clerk with the same date and amount of the recorded transaction. That check for $377 to the clerk was cashed. This duplicate salary check was an overpayment to the clerk. Auditors noted problems with stale dated checks, which should be voided and a new check issued. Between April 19, 2012, and May 9, 2013, the clerk issued herself four replacement checks totaling $13,748 for 52 stale dated checks, some dating back to 2008. None of the original checks were voided in the accounting records. Twenty-one of the 52 checks totaling $2,538 were not originally payable to the clerk but to five separate family members who were also paid by the city, so this was an overpayment to the clerk. Ten checks totaling $3,464 were previously replaced by other checks payable to the clerk that had been cashed, so the clerk was overpaid by this amount as well. The other 21 checks totaling $7,746, were outstanding salary checks for the clerk. The clerk told auditors that the checks were held because the city bank account was experiencing cash flow problems. This amount was legitimately owed to the clerk. Two of the replacement checks were not recorded in the accounting records. The other two were, but since the original checks were not voided, the expenses were recorded twice. The clerk could not explain to auditors why she issued herself five duplicate salary checks totaling $1,879. From May 2007 through July 2013, 16 water customer payment batches totaling $10,282 were not deposited into the citys bank account. The clerk told auditors she and other employees sometimes cashed their paychecks from cash receipts from water customers, and she later returned cash to the water fund after cashing a check written to herself as a replacement for a stale dated check. Records were not maintained as evidence of how these transactions were handled. Auditors said the acting mayor (Myrtice McCullough) said the missing deposits were used for petty cash purposes, including drug sting operations, and was not paid back. Two deposits totaling $867 were not recorded in accounting records. The clerks issuance of credit memos to water customers was also questioned. Memos were issued to adjust customer accounts to correct billing errors, write off uncollectable account and make adjustments for bad checks. There was no documentation for the reason 190 credit memos were issued to customer accounts from October 2009 to June 2013. Among the recommendation to improve accounting oversight and records, the auditors recommend the city recover the total $8,258 in overpayments to the clerk or enter into its records the basis for the payments. Finding No. 5: Petty cash. Auditors say the city did not safeguard its petty cash fund or account for expenditures of that money. Petty cash was comingled with cash receipts from customers and was accessible to city employees in an unsecured desk drawer. Finding No. 6: Cash receipt forms. Cash receipt books were not kept secure from unauthorized uses, and more than one was used simultaneously without distinction for their separate use. Sixty-four receipts from one book were completely removed (original and copy) without explanation, so records might not reflect complete statement of cash receipts. Receipts were not maintained in order, and sometimes the copy kept was blank. Poor handwriting made some indecipherable. Receipt numbers were not recorded in accounting records to document water service payments. Financial condition of the water fund Finding No. 7: Financial condition of the water system. Cities should establish a target amount of working capital to maintain in their enterprise (business activities) fund, but Hamptons available capital was several thousand dollars short based on the minimum acceptable level of 45 days. In addition, the water fund reported operating losses for the past five fiscal years and deficits in unrestricted net assets. General fund loans were necessary to fund operations in the water fund. As of September 2013, the water fund owed the general fund nearly $174,000. Finding No. 8: Fees and charges for water service. The city council approved an ordinance in 2010 setting water rates and providing for annual rate increases. The rates were not supported by a rate study, but the ordinance was not followed anyway. Instead of going to $26 a month, the base rate remained $25 from October 2010 to November 2011. In December 2011, the base rate went to $28 a month, when it should have been $27. The ordinance did not specify when customers would be disconnected for nonpayment, including bad checks. A reconnection fee was established. The city was inconsistent in disconnecting water service and did not charge the applicable reconnection fee. The ordinance provided for a surcharge for customers outside the city limits, but the surcharge was not applied. The ordinance required a tap application for new connections to serve as a contract between the city and customer and to designate the location of the water meter, but the forms were not used, and the clerk said she was unfamiliar with the requirement. A $50 security deposit was required of new customers, but the money went into the water fund instead of a separate reserve account from which the deposits could be refunded. Finding No. 9: Water customer accounts and billings. Hampton has not maintained a master list of water meter locations. City personnel read meters and recorded the readings in a log that was given to the clerk to prepare the water bills. There was no procedure to determine if all water customers were billed each month, and there was no procedure to reconcile the water pumped from the system with the water customers will billed for. One of the largest commercial water customers, an elder care center, was not billed at all since opening in 2007. The clerk said the account might have been dropped from the system when the office experienced computer problems. The estimate of unbilled water service came to $10,000. In analyzing customer accounts, auditors found three council members had not been billed for 17 months of water service during a period from October 2009 to March 2013, and 21 months were not billed to seven other customers, three of which were commercial accounts. The acting mayor blamed the software, which she said sometimes skipped accounts. The mayor also claimed records were lost because of computer problems in 2011. Auditors found 149 monthly water bills for 31 customers had been underbilled, with revenue lost totaling $1,354. Almost half of that amount was for Hampton Elementary School. For nine accounts, there were large gaps of 3 to 14 months between payments. Finding No. 10: Unaccounted for water. Forty-six percent of Hamptons water use is unaccounted for because of leaky pipes, faulty meters and unmetered use. The citys current water permit requires it to provide the water management district with a plan and schedule to reduce unaccounted for use to 10 percent or less. Auditors asked about the citys efforts and were provided with a copy of a contract to replace lines, pumps and a generator with grant funds. Budgetary controls Finding No. 11: Budget preparation and adoption. In the 2011 budget the city budgeted a $3,000 balance forward in the general fund when the actual balance was nearly $170,000. The balance forward in the water fund was also listed as $3,000, but was actually more than $129,000. Similarly in 2012, the budget should have reflected a balance forward of nearly $168,000 in the general fund and almost $147,000 in the water fund. The 2012 budget was not provided to the county to be posted online as required by law. Finding No. 12: Budget overexpenditures. In Hamptons 2010, 2011 and 2012 financial audits, the citys external auditor noted that the city did not use its adopted budget to control expenditures, and the city council was not provided budget-to-actual spending reports. The city underestimated traffic ticket revenue, collecting $38,000 more than anticipated in 2010, $65,000 more in 2011 and $31,000 more in 2012. Public safety expenditures were also underestimated, however, so that budget was overspent by $68,000 in 2010, $109,000 in 2011 and $44,000 in 2012. In 2010 and 2011, traffic revenue alone was not enough to cover the actual public safety expenses. The general fund was overspent by $174,000 in 2011 and $28,000 in 2012. Cash in bank Finding No. 13: Bank account reconciliations. Even the citys personal auditor had noted that bank account reconciliations with the accounting records were not always performed in a timely manner. The state auditors review of the reconciliations found that five monthly reconciliations for the general fund between October 2009 and June 2013 could not be located. Four reconciliations could not be found for the water fund. The problems with inaccurate check numbers, voided checks, stale dated checks and unrecorded checks complicated reconciliation. From October 2009 to June 2013, auditors found 10 checks drawn on the general fund totaling $3,443 and four checks drawn on the water fund totaling $2,588 for which insufficient funds were in the bank. The bank honored the checks, but charged the city $605 in overdraft fees. This may have been due to late or inaccurate bank account reconciliations. Finding No. 14: Bank agreements. A copy of the citys bank agreements could not be found in the city records. They were obtained from the bank. Four of six had not been updated since 2007, and another had not been updated since 2003. Auditors pointed this out, and new agreements were obtained, but the new versions required only one signature for transactions. They were updated again to require two signatures. Finding No. 15: Public deposit accounts. The city said it was unaware of the requirement to regularly identify and report its public deposit accounts to the state. Personnel and payroll administration Here auditors note that the citys staff has fluctuated between 3 and 12 employees depending on the size of the police force. The sheriffs office withdrew support services like dispatch and communications when the city failed to sign a user agreement related to crime statistic information and provide a roster of police employees. Following that notification in November 2012, the police force was reduced to just the elected police chief (Marshal John Hodges).   Finding No. 16: Hiring practices. A review of personnel records from January 2010 to May 2013 showed the city did not keep personnel files for three police employees. The city did not have position descriptions with minimum education and experience requirements, so there was no consistent standard to apply to applicants. There were also no standard pay grades or salary ranges for positions. There was no documentation of appointments and starting salaries. The mayor instructed the clerk on pay for new hires of city staff, and the police chief did so for the police force. There were no employment applications in evidence for four police officers, and there was no documentation that three police hires met the minimum requirements of Florida Statutes. Finding No. 17: Attendance and leave records. Time records were only required of police officers, so there was no documentation of attendance or leave taken. Therefore, there was no basis for issuing payroll checks. From October 2009 to June 2013, the water utility operator (Adam Hall) received eight extra salary checks totaling $2,626, and the clerk received $1,510 in overtime pay. Without time records, there was no basis for these payments. Records did not show supervisory approval for the additional compensation. No leave policy has been established, but the water utility operator received five additional salary checks totaling $2,573 for payments in lieu of vacation. There was no documented basis or supervisory approval for such payments. Auditors tested 16 pay periods for police officers, but could not locate time records for three periods. The hours that were reported did not agree with the hours paid for four pay periods, so four officers were overpaid a total of $465. Finding No. 18: Clerk and city council members compensation. Contrary to the charter, the clerk and councils salaries were not set by ordinance. The clerk was paid $400 a week for her office hours and $320 a month for attending and preparing minutes for the monthly council meetings. Two checks paid to the clerk totaling $361 in December 2011 and February 2012 did not match the weekly or monthly salary amounts. The basis for the checks was not on record, and the clerk told auditors she wasnt sure what the checks were for. Council members were paid $125 a month. Beginning January 2011, employment taxes were not withheld from the council members checks as if they were contractors instead of city employees, making the city liable for the payment of those taxes. Finding No. 19: Employee/ independent contractor status. Workers must be designated either employees or contractors for tax purposes. If employees, the employer must withhold payroll taxes. Others should be provided the appropriate tax forms. The clerks daughter and son were paid $3,800 and $1,140 respectively in 2011, and $2,314 and $680 respectively in 2012. There is no evidence taxes were withheld or a Form 1099 provided. The clerk said they worked on an as-needed basis (there were no time records), but the auditors noted that the frequency of the work performed does not relieve the city of its responsibilities. Finding No. 20: Employment of relatives: The city does not have policies on the employment of relatives, but the state does when it comes to local government. The state says an individual may not be appointed, employed, promoted or advanced in or to a position in the city if such appointment is made by a collegial body of which a relative of the individual is a member. The clerks husband, Charles Hall, has been on the council since 2006 and was on the council when she was reappointed to the position in 2009. Although he abstained from voting on the reappointment, the appointment while he was on the council was contrary to state law, according to the auditors. Procurement of goods and services Finding No. 21: Credit cards and charge accounts. Between October 2009 and June 2013, the city charged $7,845 to a Visa credit card, $18,372 to a Walmart credit card and $132,350 to a charge account at a local convenience store. The city council has not approved the issuance of credit cards or adopted policies on their use. They were not assigned to specific city employees, but shared. City personnel claimed that the council approved billing statements on the charges prior to payment, but a review of 75 credit card statements and 243 weekly charge account statements found that council approval was not obtained for 78 percent of the credit card statements or 99 percent of the charge account statements. In reviewing 73 credit card statements totaling more than $26,000, auditors found no receipts to support the charges. The abbreviations on the billing statements make it difficult to determine what was purchased. Receipts totaling more than $10,000 were missing for 7 percent of the charge account billing statements reviewed. Sixty-three charge account payments totaling $26,167 were not supported by billing statements or receipts because the city sometimes made payment before a statement was issued, making a credit balance on the account. Because of the lack of record keeping, the city cannot demonstrate that the charges were reasonable or served a public purpose. When credit card bills were not paid on time, the city accrued penalties totaling more than $1,800. Finding No. 22: Questioned expenditures. Auditors said more than $21,000 in expenditures examined from October 2009 to May 2013 failed to demonstrate a public purpose. City explanations were given for around $14,000 of those expenditures, including more than $12,000 for candy, food, toys and presents for holiday festivals and parties for city children. City records said $3,330 of those expenditures were paid for by the city clerk, and she was subsequently reimbursed. There was no supporting documentation for the reimbursements. Additionally, $875 was spent on 27 gift cards for employees and other individuals for Christmas, $570 was spent on plants or flowers for employees or other individuals, and $463 was spent on miscellaneous food purchases. Finding No. 23: Cellular telephones. Cell phone charges during the period audited totaled $10,500. There were no policies on the use of city-assigned cell phones, nor did records provide evidence of supervisory review of telephone billings. Bills examined showed $175 in 411 directory assistance charges, $110 for additional message service charges and $115 for downloads and other data charges. Finding No. 24: Sales tax exemption. The city did not always utilize its sales tax exemption, incurring an additional $796 in charges on Walmart purchases. The sales tax exemption expired in August 2012 after the renewal application was rejected because the city did not provide the Florida Department of Revenue with documentation that it is an official municipality. As of September 2013, the city had not moved forward with the renewal. Contracts Finding No. 25: Written contracts. Auditors found no city policies on the acquisition of services. As a result, the city paid its attorney nearly $37,000 for legal services during the period audited in the absence of a contract. There was also no contract for the water treatment plant operator, and no documentation for additional payments made totaling $900 in excess of the monthly salary. The city also apparently bought fuel for the operator, although there was no monitoring of the gas purchased. There was no contract for accounting services either. Finding No. 26: Auditor selection and contract. There was no evidence that the city had issued a request for proposals for accounting services or that committee was formed to select the auditor, but a firm was paid $12,600 for the 2012 audit. There was a contract for the audit, but not one that complied with state law requiring detailed invoices. The contract did not specify an hourly rate, nor did the invoices submitted. Grant administration Finding No. 27: Florida Recreation Development Assistance Program. During administration of the citys FRDAP grant for recreation facilities, the city claimed $35,000 in expenditures prior to actually spending the money. The city should not have requested reimbursements for its expenses until after incurring those expenses. Motor vehicles Finding No. 28: Motor vehicle usage and insurance. Hampton had eight police cars and three other city vehicles as of August 2013. Some vehicles were assigned to police officers and the water utility operator for 24-hour use, but there were no policies governing their use and no evidence their assignment was approved. Employees were not required to maintain a mileage log, so it cannot be proven that they were used primarily for a public purpose. The 24-hour use was not recorded as part of the employees gross income package and was not reported to the IRS. The city has purchased automobile insurance, but only two vehicles were listed under the coverage, and neither of them were vehicles owned by the city. The vehicles on the policy have since been replaced by two of the city owned vehicles, but the city is risking loss by not covering all of its vehicles. Public records Finding No. 29: Public records retention. Hampton has no public records retention policy or a systematic method for maintaining public records. An index of ordinances has not been maintained since December 1998, and auditors could not find signed resolutions adopting final budgets in 2010 and 2011. The clerk told auditors that records prior to 1999 were destroyed by rain and flooding. Water meter logbooks prior to April 2012 were lost in a swamp because of a traffic accident involving the water utility operator. No accident report was on file at city hall, and personnel said it was not reported. Finding No. 30: City council meeting notices and minutes. The city has not adequately provided notice of its monthly meetings, and minutes of those meetings were generally not signed and do not state the date they received council approval. Sometimes, no meeting minutes were found, and there was no reason documented why four council meetings were not held. Finding No. 31: Charter amendments. The city council adopted an ordinance in 1985 to place an amendment to the city charter on the ballot to make the city clerk an appointed position, and the public approved the amendment. The revised charter was not filed with the Florida Department of State as required by ordinance and statute. Continued from 1A

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From the first five minutes, I felt at home, he said.The Medical Foster Home Program was created to give veterans an alternative to longterm care and assisted living Keystone Heights High School soccer player Juan Grimaldo (foreground) and an Eastside player prepare to make a play on a throwin during the District 5-2A championship match, which Eastside won 1-0. See page 5B for more on the Indians, who will play a Thursday, Jan. 30, in Mount Dora. Earning bids to the Florida High School Athletic Association Finals in weightlifting are (above, l-r) Union Kayla Geraghty, Kristen Cook and Courtney Personette, more. Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake RegionFEATURES CRIME SOCIALS OBITUARIES EDITORIAL Florida Twin TheatreAll Seats $6.00 Before 6 p.m. 964-5451* CLOSED MON & TUES SCREEN 1 SCREEN 2 Starts Friday, Jan. 31 Visit us on-line at www.FloridaTwinTheatre.comFri, 7:00, 9:05 Sat, 4:55, 7:00, 9:05 Sun, 5:15 Wed Thurs, 7:30EXPENDABLESNow Showing PG-13 Kevin Hart inFri, 8:00 Sat, 5:00, 8:00 Sun, 5:00 Wed Thurs, 7:15 RBradley Cooper in American HustleRide Along Strong for state Keep your eye on the ball BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer It would be easy for an observer to conclude that Don Nolder and Teresa Dunn are father and daughter. There is an underlying affection to the sometimes teasing interaction that speaks of a close, familial bond. They are not related, but only in the truest sense of the word. Were very close, Dunn said. I dont think of him any different than any other family member I have. Though Dunn is the same age as Nolders daughter, Nolder said, Shes like a mother to me. She takes care of me. Nolder feels right at home, whether hes sitting on the back deck, where he can read a book and take in a view of the lake, or simply enjoying the company of Dunns 16-year-old dog, Missy, who finds it quite comfortable in Nolders arms. That is what the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Home-Based Primary Care Medical Foster Home Program is all about. Tanya Fookes, the Medical Foster Home coordinator for the Gainesville area, said the program provides the veteran the ability to stay in the community, to be in a home and to be in a family environment rather than in an institution. Its really a quality of life for them as well, Fookes said. Nolder has been living with Dunn and her husband, David, for the past seven months. Upon his arrival, he knew he was in the right place.Giving those who served a true home lifeVeteran Don Nolder is pictured with is caregiver, Teresa Dunn. Nolder feels quite at home, especially See HOME, 8B

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2B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday Jan. 30, 2014 win a from one of these local merchants! Valentines Day messagesare something unique & special!Dont miss sending yours to that special someone... The Bradford County Telegraph Lake Region Monitor Union County Times our Special Message and a Picture of the One(s) You Love for UNION COUNTY TIMES386-496-2261 Fax: 386-496-2858 125 E. Main St Lake Butler, FL 904-964-6405 Fax: 904-964-8628 131 E. Call St Starke, FL 32091LAKE REGION MONITOR352-473-2210 Fax: 352-473-2210 7382 SR-21 Keystone Heights, FL Mail or bring in your completed form, cash/check/credit card to the office nearest you. Email photo and/or message to All messages must be in one of our offices by 12 noon Feb. 13. Please include a phone number. We can call you back for credit card info.

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The fourth annual Santa Fe College Miss Bradford Fest is scheduled for Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Bradford High School auditorium at 7 p.m. Contestants will compete in Western wear, talent, party dress, evening wear, photogenic and on-stage question categories in the following age divisions: 4-7 (Little Miss), 8-12 (Junior Miss), 13-17 (Teen Miss) and graduat ing high school seniors-22 years old (Miss). The winner of the Miss division could win a twoyear Santa Fe College scholarship. (Must meet eligibility requirements for college enroll ment.) Miss Bradford Fest funds San ta Fe College scholarships for Bradford County students. For more information, please call Lisa Tatum at 904-966-1514 or Brenda Thornton at 904-3648266.Miss Bradford Fest set for Feb. 81983 when the thermometer rose only to 21. The next day, however, the temperature rose to the mid-30s for a few hours. Deputies responded to in excess of 100 reported accidents, mostly on U.S. 301. So many accidents were reported, it was difficult to keep exact records. City patrolmen were having the same difficulty. One officer said he did not have to be there to be able to write up an accident they all were basically the same. We really appreciate the many people and agencies who were involved during the weekend, and we dont want to leave anyone out, so we offer our sincere appreciation to anyone who helped in any way, said EMS Director Chapman and Sheriff Etheridge. sunshine, however, and traffic was back pretty much to normal by Sunday afternoon, even with the continuing below-freezing temperatures. Weekend temperatures recorded at the Gainesville Airport were a low of 34 and high of 37 for Friday, Dec. 22; a low of 24 and a high of 30 for Saturday; a low of 17 and a high of 30 for Sunday; and a low of 19, with a high of 44 for Monday, Christmas day. It took driversunfamiliar with icy roadssome time to learn to slow down. Wrecker services were kept busy pulling cars out of ditches. People were slipping down on the ice in the Deerfoot Village parking lot. Everybody has stories to tell about how cars slid around. Fortunately, there were no serious accidents. Plumbers have worked all weekend and are still repairing ruptured water pipes caused by ice. Sundays temperature in Starke was reported to be as low as 13 degrees in one area, with a high of 23. The high Monday was only 29, but Tuesdays warm-up back into the 40s signaled the return of more normal temperatures. Temperatures below freezing for two days and three nights may be a record for this area. This writer remembers only two times the temperature stayed below 32 degrees all day since 1960. The most recent was Christmas day There was talk of snow this week. By the time this issue is published, well know if we did indeed get flurries. Heres a look back to a couple of Telegraph stories that focused on what is an unusual occurrence in this area. On Feb. 12, 1899, Mrs. Jesse Jones, wife of a pioneer Starke merchant, took pen in hand, opened her diary and wrote: Snowstorm in Florida, Feb. 12, 1899, Sunday. It blew all day very hard and very cold. About nine oclock at night it commenced to rain and sleet. The wind blew hard all night. I slept very little as the wind frightened me, and when I awakened in the morning, I was very much amazed to see everything covered with snow, and the thermometer down to 8. I have lived in Florida since 1859 and have never seen anything like it before. The snow laid on the ground three days. The second day, Capt. Jones had to take a shovel and dig it off the front porch. I think everything must be killed; our garden is dead, nothing left. If orange trees are not killed, then they could be planted in the North. Capt. Jones is 64 years old, and this is the first time he ever saw snow. He was born and raised in Florida. Ninety years later came the Christmas snow of 1989, measuring less than half an inch except where banked. It could not match the snow of 1899, which was reported to be at least 2 inches. Due to steady freezing temperatures, both snows remained unmelted for three days. The 1899 freeze came just four years after the treacherous double-whammy dealt to this North Central Florida area during the winter of 1894-95, when one freeze with temperatures down to 13 degrees came in December, followed by another in February. The trouble was that the month of January was unseasonably warm, causing sap in the orange trees to rise. The freeze of Feb. Emma Theus, the daughter of Laura and Harold Theus of Starke, took first overall in the Senior Contemporary category and was also awarded Highest Overall Scoring Senior Soloist (ages 14-19) at the Tremaine Dance Competition in New York City. Theus placed ahead of 36 girls who were primarily from New York, New Jersey and Connecticut. Her performance was titled Iris and choreographed by Starke Academy of Dance teacher Stephanie Borglum. This was not Theus first taste of success at a Tremaine competition. In Atlanta last October, she placed first overall in the lyrical category and was awarded Highest Overall Scoring Senior Soloist for the routine The Muse, which was also choreographed by Borglum. At the Atlanta competition, Theus placed ahead of 44 girls (ages 14-18) who were primarily from Florida, Georgia, South Carolina and North Carolina. Theus may attend Nationals in Orlando this July, where she would compete against girls from all over for Dancer of the Year and to earn the chance to tour with the company for the 2014-15 season.Theus dances her way to the top at NYC competition BY JOE GISSY, E.L. MATTHEWS AND CAROLYN EAVES Bing Crosbys White Christmas finally came to Bradford County, with up to an inch of snow on the ground, mixed with an ice storm Saturday that made the tree tops glisten, just like Bing said. Winter arrived officially Thursday, Dec. 21, with a mild low of 33 degrees, touching off a prolonged five-day period of sub-freezing temperatures and setting a new record for length, but stopping short of the 8 degrees recorded here in 1835 and 1899. Low temperatures recorded at the city treatment plant on Edwards Road were 25 Saturday, 15 Sunday, 16 Monday, 28 Tuesday and 27 Wednesday. The wave of cold air sweeping down from Canada, mixing with moist air over the Gulf of Mexico, brought freezing rain, sleet, snow and frigid temperatures to all of North Florida, paralyzing traffic and wreaking havoc with power lines, water pipes, trees, plants and crops. Light rain Friday night turned to ice as it fell onto sub-freezing surfaces, glazing everything with a layer of ice. The rain turned into sleet and snow as temperatures dropped. Intermittent snow, sleet and rain continued throughout the day Saturday and into Sunday night, making driving hazardous to Florida drivers uninitiated into driving on ice. Clearing skies Sunday morning brought sunshine, but little warmththe temperature getting only to 29 degrees in the afternoon. Snow and ice on highways melted in the Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 3B 301 East Call Street Downtown Starke(by the Railroad Tracks Formerly Ricks)904-964-9253 atSunday, February 2nd @ 6:30pm Pick score of game until kick-off You must be present at Lombardi Trophy Presentation Drink Specials All Day! LIVE MUSIC (904) 964-7555134 East Call Street Starke, FL Its Tax Time! Corporate and Individual Income Tax Services Full Bookkeeping & Payroll Services Audit & Accounting Services Business Consulting including Quickbooks & Accounting. Set up new Corporations, LLCs and Partnerships. back (l-r): Cindy Ward, Kara Wainwright, Brad Million front: Job White and Doug Reddish Let the professionals atReddish & White CPAsget the refund you deserve FAST EXTRA CASH! Could you use some now that the holidays are over? We specialize in helping people sell through our Classifieds! YARD SALES AUTOS BOATS CLOTHES APPLIANCES... The list goes on..Call Mary Today at 904-964-6305 Looking for relatives of Sumpter Earl Buster and Mabel Geiger. Buster died in 1965, Mabel died in 2010. Mary Jane, Teresa, Rupert, Mildred and Bethel. We lived on Geiger Rd. in Starke. Snow? It happened in 1899...Emma Theus earned several top honors during the Tremaine Dance Competition in New York City. The Bradford Parents Athletic Association is now signing up children for T-ball, baseball and softball on Saturdays, from 8 a.m. until noon, at the Edwards Road ballfields in Starke. You may also register online at http://starkebradfordleague. baberuthonline.com. There will be a coaches meeting Friday, Feb. 7, at 6:30 p.m. at the Thomas Street center. Anyone interested in being certified as an umpire can attend a clinic on Saturday, Feb. 8, at 9 a.m. at Edwards Road....and 1989 in Bradford CountySee SNOW, 7BBradford Parents Athletic Association sign-ups are under wayJudy Jull, a master weaver and colonial archaeologist, will be featured at the Monday, Feb. 3, meeting of the Col. Samuel Elbert Chapter, National Society Daughters of the American Revolution, which will be held at IHOP in Starke at 10:30 a.m. Jull will share her experiences at a dig and talk about the art of weaving, which the colonists brought to America. Visitors are welcome.   Any woman 18 years of age or older regardless of race, religion or ethnic backgroundwho can prove direct descent from a person who aided in achieving American independence between April 19, 1775, and Nov. 26, 1783, is eligible for membership. Please contact Konnie Beauregard at 352-475-1865 for more information.Archaeology, weaving to be topics at Feb. 3 DAR meeting

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Jane E. (formerly Jane E. Rice) and retired Navy LCDR Edward W. Nelson, a retired air route traffic controller, will celebrate their 70th wedding anniversary with a family luncheon hosted by their children. They were married Feb 5, 1944 in Atlanta. Their children are Barbara Mains of The Villages; Karen Nelson of Keystone Heights; Cindy Machupa of Gainesville and the late Nancy Darby Bloodgood of Keystone Heights. The Nelsons have nine grandchildren and ten great grandchildren.Nelsons celebrate 70 years 4B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday Jan. 30, 2014 The Outdoor Power Super Store No One Beats Our Prices In cludes pickup & delivery on Lawn Tractors & Riding Mowers within *Offers valid Jan. 1 March 31, 2014* $2995 ( 904)368-9156 127 E. 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Well, here is the result of their great job!   We now have flooding on one side of Sampson Lake and very low water along the riverside.   For years Sampson River was enjoyed by both boaters and fishermen.   The boats Dear Editor: Disappointed was an understatement when I read the front page article in the Lake Region Monitor dated Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, entitled Brown Resigning from KH council will challenge Hildreth for mayor post. Mr. Browns assertion that the Community Redevelopment Advisory Board (CRAB) was all supporters of Mayor Hildreth was quite surprising to hear. To insinuate that this board has any political agenda is patently false. The CRAB members do not discuss mayoral politics, instead we discuss in meetings that are open to the public ways we can improve the business climate and the lives of the citizens of Keystone Heights. The CRAB is responsive to and supportive of all members of the city council and city staff because we must work together to be successful. What a shame that Vice Mayor Brown would make a disparaging comment about this board. For the record, the Community Redevelopment Advisory Board is not a club, these task oriented business owners and volunteers were approved by the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA). These same members make up the city council which Mr. Brown is on. Trying to give the impression that the CRAB needs to slow down is unjustified, it implies we are a runaway train or somehow not accountable to the CRA board where the opposite is true. All CRAB meetings are open to the public, advertised, and recorded; in addition, I have personally invited Mr. Brown to attend the meetings. Most importantly to note is that the structure of the Community Redevelopment Advisory Board only advises the Community Redevelopment Agency (CRA). It is only with approval from the CRA that the CRAB moves forward on any projects. So why would Mr. Brown imply otherwise? Thank you for the opportunity to set the record straight. We look forward to working with all members of the CRA the city council and the business community. Deirdre Murphy, Chairperson of the City of Keystone Heights Community Redevelopment Advisory Board Letters editor@bctelegraph.com Browns views of CRAB are off the mark Edward and Jane NelsonBradford County, Suwannee River Water Management are no friends to lakes, riverscould easily go up and down the river enjoying the sights and sounds of nature and perhaps even stopping to chat with the residents that lived along the river. A great time was enjoyed by both the boaters and the residents. That has now come to an end!   Our great useless County Officials and the Suwanee River MIS Management has seen to that.   We now live on Canoe Less Creek (formerly known as Sampson River).   If youre very lucky you can canoe if you find deep enough spots.   One day its Oh Wow, we have water, OOPS here comes Bradford County and Suwanee River MIS Management, and there goes the water! Instead of taking care of the reasons for the problems they continue to contribute to the problems.   We are told that the homes in the Country Club area flood so they have to open up the flow out of Sampson Lake.   Well, it seems to me that someone in this County should be able to figure out that we need to have better drainage along the problem areas.   Sampson River cannot and should not handle all the high water problems in the County.   Also, who was the intelligent County person that allowed people to build homes along Sampson Lake and not make sure that the elevation was high enough to handle a high water time (oh sorry, I forgot that would require someone thinking). Most Counties are able to figure these problems out.   Anyone with common sense and some intelligence looking for a job Bradford County needs help! The only thing that this County and Suwanee River MIS Management have been able to accomplish is turning our lakes and rivers into retention ponds and depreciating our property values.   Take a look around and you will see for yourself the results of their work! Richard Corbin Dear Editor: On Friday, January 24th, Southside Elementary School partnered with Bradford High School for a Positive Behavior Supports (PBS) Tailgate Party a pep rally to honor the students at Southside who exemplified the behavioral expectations we have set being prompt, prepared, respectful, safe and honest. Over 400 students were honored at this event, and were treated to performances by the Bradford High School Drumline, Southside, Bradford High form positive partnershipCheerleaders and Football Team. Southsides Assistant Principal, Sherree Alvarez was present to give a motivational speech, telling students that every step they make in the right direction puts them one step closer to successfully meeting their goals. An event of this kind took a lot of planning and coordination of efforts. This would not have been possible if not for the support Southside received from Bradford High School Principal, Bryan Boyer and his staff. Every step of the way, Bradford High School staff and students were where they were supposed to be, when they were supposed to be there it was amazing to see how smoothly this event worked with so many people working together. In the words of Bradford High Schools Coach Burch, I like it when I see a play come together. The staff at Southside has to be among the best staff anywhere. From the teachers who have taught and reinforced behavioral expectations, to the Positive Behavior Supports Team, to the dedicated staff who worked the event we are a family, and once again have shown what can be accomplished when we all work together for a common cause. At the culmination of Southsides Tailgate Party, I took a moment to reflect on everyone who had a part in making this event a success. I am thankful I am a part of the Southside Elementary School family, and blessed that we were able to partner with such a competent and well pulled together team as Bradford High School. Robin Frazer Dear Editor: Much of the blame for the cliff that this country is hurtling toward must be credited to the career politicians that we Americans have been supporting throughout the years. Of course, we, the voters (and in a certain sense, the non-voters) also play a major role in this fiasco, since we are the ones who enter the voting booth and make our selection. We have screwed up royally. But I am especially disenchanted with the lifetime members of our House and Senate--from both parties- because their refusal to step down has led to what many call the fourth branch of government. That would be special interest groups. These hundreds of wealthladen organizations heavily influence what our legislators do in Washington as a result of the donations they make to Time to elect someone other than career politicianspoliticians. Whether anyone admits it or not, huge sums of money influence peoples actions. It would be extremely foolish to think otherwise. Until term limits and/or curbs on financial donations become the law of the land, the wise thing for us to do would be to stop electing politicians and begin to elect teachers, merchants, engineers, doctors, etc. (Notice that I dont include lawyers in my list. They, too, are a big part of the problem because they are trained to accept no outcome except to win. That is no way to run a country.) So where do we begin? Thats easy. Send a message loud and clear in the next presidential election. Elect someone who is not involved in politics; who can communicate clearly and honestly, who has real American values; who can reach out and unite all of our citizens without pandering to any; who will actually support the Constitution of the United States. Is there such a person? Absolutely!? His name is Dr. Ben Carson. This retired Director of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Johns Hopkins is a model of the American dream. He overcame tremendous difficulties in his early life and is famous for his groundbreaking work separating conjoined twins. His lifelong commitment to education, his ability to bring people together, and his basic values make him an ideal choice as the most important American. Of course, dont take my word for it. Go online. Do the research (like I did). Watch the movie about his life. Read his books. You cant help but be impressed. Dr. Carson has declared that he will become a candidate if there is a real clamoring from the people. So, lets do ourselves a favor. Lets make enough noise to send an undeniable message to the politicians, the special interest hacks, and all the people of this land. We want a real American as our leader. We want Dr. Ben Carson. Leonard C. Young Keystone Heights Socials ,

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Luciera Hamm, Kierston Boatwright and Autumn Rodgers earned sixth-place finishes for Bradford. Hamm had a 195 total (100, 95) in the 101 class, while Boatwright had a 195 total (105, 90) in the 110 class. Rodgers had a 225 total (90, 135) in the 129 class. Leah Bryant and Courtney Stanton earned a pair of seventhplace finishes for the Tornadoes. Bryant had a 220 total (95, 125) in the 129 class, while Stanton had a 225 total (110, 115) in the 183 class. Also placing in the top 10 for Bradford were Olivia Archer and Shannon Mikell. Archer was eighth in the 119 class with a 205 total (105, 100), while Mikell was eighth in the 183 class with a 220 total (105, 115). Carson Elder, Ryann Clemons, Sydnie Davis, Haley Sweat and Brooke Shireman competed for Bradford. Their totals were: Elder 185 (80, 105) in the 139 class, Clemons 220 (100, 120) and Davis 205 (105, 100) in the 169 class, and Sweat 245 (120, 125) and Shireman 205 (105, 100) in the unlimited class. The top six individuals in each weight class at the state finals will earn medals. Griffis said its a special group he has that will attempt to earn those medals. The five state qualifiers stay at least 30 minutes after practice in an attempt to get better. Plus, they have a close bond. These girls have camaraderie. Every one of them watches out for the other one, Griffis said, adding, All of them want the best for each other. second in the 169 class with a 295 total (170, 125), but Cassidy McDilda was awarded runnerup status due to the weigh-in tiebreaker. Gainesvilles Breanna Thomas won the 169 class with a 330 total. Bradfords Hopkins finished 5 pounds behind Unions Personette in the 119 class with a 245 total (110, 135). Story said going back to the start of the season, he couldnt have envisioned Hopkins reaching such a total. However, the junior has proven to be mentally tough and the battles she had with making weight last year were non-existent this year, Story said. The Jan. 18 Keystone Heights High School Invitational was a sign of things to come. Story said when he saw how easy Hopkins third clean and jerk attempt of 125 was, he knew she had a chance to qualify for state. Hopkins tied for the highest clean and jerk total at the District 4 meet. Shes a strong girl, and shes a pretty hard worker, Story said. Bradford had two lifters finish two spots out of qualifying for state. Karen Clark was fifth in the 110 class with a 205 total (100, 105), while Jordan Davis was fifth in the 139 class with a 245 total (120, 125). Clarks total was just 5 pounds behind third place. Trinity Catholic (4-17-1) in a Jan. 30 quarterfinal match. The Indians and Rams played a scoreless first half in the District 5 championship match, but Eastside got a goal from Tyler Miller-Jones off of a header of penalty kick in the 47th minute. It marked the first time an opponent had shut Keystone out this season. They definitely had a great game plan, Waters said. They got us off our short passing game. They were very aggressive. The refs let them play. We didnt make those one or two plays that we normally make. Miller-Jones had at least four good looks in the first half, but he misfired on a couple of attempts. Goalie Eric Wood made a save on a one-on-one play, while Wyatt Graziano cleared another Miller-Jones attempt out of the box. Keystones Zac Hawkins sent a nice cross into the box with approximately two minutes remaining in the first half, but an Eastside player was able to head the ball away and prevent a possible score. Juan Grimaldo had the Indians best attempt at a goal in the second half with approximately four minutes remaining, but Keystone just couldnt get the goal it needed to extend the match. Though the players were disappointed, their coach was ready to talk about the overall season. Keystone has shut out 18 opponents this season and went 14-0 in regular-season district play. This is the best team Keystone Heights has ever produced, Waters said. The Indians get to continue playing by virtue of having made it to the district championship match. Their regional-clinching berth came in a 3-0 win over Crescent City in a Jan. 22 district semifinal match. Hawkins scored two goals, while Cory Hedding had another. Grimaldo assisted on all three. pleasant surprise. He said he expected a 145-150 total in the bench press and a 135 total in the clean and jerk. Cook was determined to do more. She came out fired up and told me what she wanted to do, Griffis said. What she did was get 160 in the bench and 145 in the clean and jerk for a 305 total, which put her 25 pounds ahead of 199 runner-up Yana Parker of Gainesville. Brown and Personette were runners-up in their respective classes. Brown, who also qualified for state last season, had a bench press of 165 and a clean and jerk of 155 for a 320 total, which put her 20 pounds ahead of Ocala West Ports Nia Randolph. However, she had to go up against two-time defending state champion Jessica Kinsler of Gainesville, who won the class with a 440 total. Personette fractured one of her elbows eight weeks ago, so Griffis wasnt sure what to expect out of her. She finished with a 250 total (135 bench press, 115 clean and jerk), which was 5 pounds behind 119 champion Megan Neal of Gainesville. Her bench press total topped the class. She had the day of her life, Griffis said. Geraghty actually tied for BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Bradford and Union County high schools will send a combined six girls weightlifters to the state finals after their performances at the District 4 qualifying meet on Jan. 25 in Belleview. The top three lifters in each weight class earned the right to go to the state meet, which will be held Saturday, Feb. 8, in Kissimmee. Union will be sending a school-record five, including district champions Kristen Cook (199-pound class) and Kaylee Findley (unlimited). Im so proud of them, Union coach Bryan Griffis said. You dont know how it feels to carry five girls (to the district meet) and go five for five. The efforts of Cook, Findley, Jessica Brown, Kayla Geraghty and Courtney Personetteall of whom set personal records in the bench pressled to a thirdplace finish for Union in the team standings behind champion Gainesville and runner-up Ocala Vanguard. Christin Hopkins was Bradfords lone qualifier. She was able to get the last spot in the 119 class, finishing third behind Unions Personette. Bradford had 15 compete at the meet, with 10 earning top-10 finishes. Overall, we had a pretty decent day, Bradford coach Deac Story said. Findley finished 10 pounds ahead of unlimited runner-up Virginia Strough of Bronson. Findley had a bench press of 205 poundswhich was at least 15 pounds better than every other lifter in the classand a clean and jerk of 145 to give her a 350 total. Griffis said Cook, a sophomore who is in her first year of weightlifting, was a Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 5B (904) 368-81581371 US301 S., Starke, FL OPEN LATE COLD BEER ~ GREAT FOOD ~ PLENTY OF TVs 50 Wings$40(Any 2 flavors)100 Wings$75(Any 4 flavors)10 Wing Combo$999(Includes side & drink)20 Wings & Pitcher of Beer$20Come Join Us!20 Wing Combo$1899(Includes 2 sides & 2 drinks) IN CONCERT THE TRIBUTE QUARTETfrom Nashville, Tennessee(Including Local Talent Josh Singletary)Award-winning Tribute Quartet atFellowship Baptist Churchin Raiford For more information call (386) 431-1732 Located 1 mile South of Raiford on SR-121 BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Regional tournament success has been hard to come by for the Keystone Heights High School girls soccer team, with Ocala Trinity Catholic serving as the Indians recent nemesis. Keystone (17-9-1) traveled to Ocala to take on the defending state champs in a Class 2A quarterfinal match on Jan. 23, losing 9-0. The Celtics (15-3-1) ended the Indians seasons in 2007, 2008, 2009 and 2013 also by scores of 3-0, 6-0, 8-0 and 8-0. Keystone was attempting to move into the semifinal round for the fifth time in school history. Trinity, which got two goals each from Briana Camargo, Julia Gruber and Lindsey Pinder, played Santa Fe this past Tuesday in the semifinals. Santa Fe (25-1), which defeated the Indians for the District 5 championship, won its firstever regional playoff match, defeating Umatilla 5-2. The Celtics have defeated Santa Fe 8-0 twice in past regional matchups. Christin Hopkins competes in the clean and jerk for Bradford. Photo by Shelley Rodgers. BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Keystone Heights High School allowed just the second goal this season against district competition, but it proved to be enough for the Eastside Rams, who defeated the Indians 1-0 in the District 5-2A boys soccer championship match on Jan. 24 in Gainesville. It was a great district final, said Keystone head coach Trevor Waters, whose team will travel to play District 6 champion Mount Dora in a regional quarterfinal match on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. They made the one play, and we werent able to make the play. Keystone (21-3-2) will now travel to play District 6 champion Mount Dora (13-8-2) in a regional quarterfinal match on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 7 p.m. Well win that one, and well see (Eastside) again, Waters said. Eastside (18-6) will host Rams defeat KHHS for district titleKHHS girls fall to Celtics again Kaylee Findley was one of two district champions for Union County. Photo by Shelley Rodgers. If Keystone wins its regioanl matchup against Mount Dora, it will travel to play either Eastside or Trinity Catholic in a semifinal match on Tuesay, Feb. 4, at 7 p.m. Visit www.starkejournal. com to view more photos. (Membership required.) Eric Wood makes a save in the second half for the Indians.

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In addition to her husband, she is survived by: her son, Bobby (Lila); daughter, Leigh (Forrest); granddaughter, Courtney and her twin sister, Marilyn Bridges. She was preceded in death by her parents Roy and Alberta Garrett, and her adopted stepfather Roy Bridges. Carolyn grew up in Stuckey, S.C. later moving to Gainesville as a child. She graduated from P.K. Yonge Laboratory School. Following high school, she attended the University of Florida and graduated with highest honors from Florida Southern College in Lakeland with a B.S. degree in biology and world history. She was a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma sorority and additionally was a member of Beta Beta Beta Biological Honor Society and was elected as a member of the Florida Academy of Sciences. Following graduation, she met and married her husband Hill, raising her children in Birmingham, AL for 15 years before moving back to Florida. In addition to raising her children, she was active in a number of organizations including PTA, Keystone Heights City Council, and various social organizations, serving in a variety of leadership roles. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Starke. Her interests were many and varied. She was an accomplished tennis player and an ardent supporter of Gator athletics. She was an avid fan of Gator football and basketball relishing the triumphs and enduring the defeats. She was able to witness several championship seasons and enjoyed them thoroughly. She loved to travel and had an adventurous spirit.   Her memorial service was held at Williams-Thomas Funeral Home West Area, 823 NW 143rd Street at Jan. 29, with Dr. Don McGarity officiating. Following the memorial service, she will be interred in Indiantown, S.C. at a later date. The family would like to thank everyone who offered comfort and support in her final days. Special thanks to the staff at North Florida Regional Hospital as well as Haven Hospice who made her journey home a peaceful one. Additionally, the support of Dr. Don McGarity, her pastor at First Presbyterian in Starke was invaluable. The family respectfully requests that in lieu of flowers, a contribution in her honor be made to First Presbyterian Church of Starke (912 East Call St., Starke, FL 32091). Please visit her memorial page at williamsthomasfuneralhome.com. PAID OBITUARYCecelia BrownSTARKECecelia Kay Brown, 71, of Starke, died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014.   She was born June 22, 1942 to Millard A. and Doris I. (Griffis) Strickland in Jacksonville.   She was of the Holiness faith.   She is survived by six children, Ted E. Manning, Randall E. Manning, Doris I. Manning, Carol S. Parrish, Priscilla Manning and Alan Manning; siblings, Ellen Carolyn Harvey, Edward Buddy Clark, Carl Wayne Morris, Debra Branch, Lind McCormick and Joe Morris;   18 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren.   The family will hold a private memorial service at a later date. Arrangements are by JonesGallagher Funeral Home of Starke.Timothy BryanTimothy BryanSTARKEMr. Timothy Alan Timmy Bryan, age 52, of Starke passed away on Jan. 11, 2014 at Shands University Hospital in Gainesville, with his family by his side. He was born on May 11, 1961 to the late Loyd and Beverly Bryan of Starke. He is preceded in death by his sister, Cathy Taylor; and his brother, Micheal Mike Bryan. Timmy can be remembered for his horsemanship, in his younger years. He showed his barrel horse Strawberry at the Local Bradford Roping Club and the Bradford 4-H Horse Club, which he won state in pole bending and cloverleaf. He loved his fish pond behind his house. He was a Florida Gator and Nascar Fan, his favorite driver was Dale Earnhardt, Sr. He was a big fan of John Wayne. He worked for Terrwilliger Motors, Jim Martin Tires of Jacksonsville, and he was self employed in construction. Timmy is survived by: his wife of 30 years, Sharon Bryan; his son, Alan Micheal Bryan; sisters, Sharen Bryan Mcmillan of Waldo, Cindy Bryan (Alan) Wilkerson of Clay Hill; brothers, Loyd (Marian) Bryan Jr. of Lawtey, John Bryan of Starke, and Donnie (Sheila) Jackson of Raiford. A Celebration of his Life will be held on Saturday, Feb. 8, at the Church of God in Lawtey.PAID OBITUARYBrenda CanadayCONWAY, S.C.Brenda Joyce Canaday, 66, died Tuesday, Jan. 21, 2014 at her residence following an illness. Born Nov. 30, 1947 in Bluefield, W.Va., she was the daughter of the late Lacey and Alice Miller Mullins. She is predeceased by: daughter, Brenda Joyce Fowler; brother, Lacy Mullins Jr.; and a sister, Louise Sizemore. She is survived by: her husband Richard Glen Canaday Sr.; sons, Richard Canaday Jr. of Starke and Basil (Teresa) Canaday II of Conway, S.C.; daughters, Regina (Elmer) Williams and Jennifer (Kristopher) Hinson both of Lakeland; brothers, David Mullins and Charles Mullins both of W.Va.; sisters, Debbie Orndorff and Linda McGraw both of Va., Ruth Williams of N.C.; and six grandchildren. Funeral services will be private. Burroughs Funeral Home and Cremation Services is serving the family. Condolences may be made at www.burroughsfh.com. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Heartland Hospice 1500 Main St. Conway, SC 29526.Anthony CivitareseAnthony CivitareseJACKSONVILLEAnthony Tony Camillo Civitarese, 90, of Jacksonville died on Jan. 22, 2014. He was born in Chiefi, Italy on Jan. 1, 1924 to the late Leonardo and Liberata Civitarese. He worked as a salesman for Huggin Sash & Door for many years, retiring in 1987. He was a member of Sampson City Church of God. He is predeceased by: his first wife, Sarah E. Civitarese; sister, Rosie Civitarese; and brothers, Pete, Ernest and Nicholas Civitarese. Tony is survived by: his wife of 14 years, Carolyn Hilliard Civitarese; children, Ronald A. Civitarese of Seattle, Wash., Benjamin (Pamela) Civitarese of Evans, Ga., and Victor R. Civitarese of Jacksonville; step children, Lola E. (Wayne) Douglas of San Antonio, Texas, Teresa L. (Joey) Faulkner, Tommy L. (Regina) Hilliard, Jr., Carolyn (William) Reddish and James Todd Hilliard, Sr. all of Starke; sister, Mary L. Civitarese Margeson of Peabody, Mass.; 21 grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held Jan. 25 at Sampson City Church of God with Reverend Gene Bass officiating. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services of Starke. Ernie Dukes, Sr.FLORAHOMEErnie L. Dukes, Sr., 83, of Florahome died Monday, Jan. 20, 2014 at the Lakewood Nursing Center in Crescent City. He was born on May 6, 1930 to the late Brady and Ethel Dukes in Jacksonville where he had also retired as a shipyard supervisor. He was a longtime resident of the Florahome and Keystone Heights area and also a member of the Dunham Woods Baptist Church. His daughter, Sonya Lynn Bynum had preceded him in death. He is survived by: his wife of 65 years, Joyce (Pellum); son, Butch (Kathy) Dukes of North Myrtle Beach, S.C.; brother, Jimmy Dukes of Brunswick, Ga.; two grandchildren, and four great grandchildren. Funeral services were Jan. 25, in the Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Scott ONeal officiating. The burial followed at the Keystone Heights Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Keystone Heights.James GreenSTARKEJames Jimmy Archibald Green, 81, of Starke, died Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014 at Shands at the University of Florida. He was born in Starke on June 22, 1932 to the late Adam Green and Rosa Driggers Green. He has been a lifelong resident of Bradford County where he graduated from Bradford High School. He served in the National Guard, worked part time for the Bradford County Sheriffs Office, and retired from the Department of Corrections after 31 years. He attended the River of Life Church of God. He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Robert and Herbert Green; and sisters, Grace Green Page and Dorothy Green Reese.   He is survived by his wife of over 30 years, Mary Carlton Green; daughter, Stephanie (George) Loznicka of Keystone Heights; two grandchildren; and one greatgrandson. Funeral services were held Jan. 29, at Archie Tanner Funeral Services Chapel with Pastor Charlie Green officiating. Interment followed at Crosby Lake Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services of Starke.Raymond HodgesRaymond HodgesLOGANDALE, NEV.Raymond Everet Hodges, age 74, died Friday, Jan. 17, 2014 in Logandale, Nev.   He was born Aug. 25, 1939 in Sanderson, Florida to Roland and Emmie Godwin Hodges.   He was briefly married to Florence Lewis of East Palatka before serving his country in the U.S. Air Force.   He was stationed in Germany where he met and married his second wife Karin.   Their only son, Ronald, was born in Germany. Raymond grew up in Florida, where he and Karin raised their son.   In Florida he worked mostly as a truck driver.   In 1976 they moved to Colorado where he worked in the construction industry and for many years for the Silt Irrigation District.   He loved the Rockies and enjoyed hunting, fishing and riding their horses.   Ray and Karin divorced after they moved to Nevada.   In 2013 Ray came to Logandale to live with his son.   He will be remembered as a gentle southern gentleman. Survivors include: his son, Ronald Ron (Stormie) Hodges;   one granddaughter, Courtney both of Logandale, Nev.; sister, Linda (Mike) Deloach of Maggie Valley, N.C.; brothers, Kenneth (Connie) Hodges of Palatka, and J.W. (Shirley) Hodges. He has numerous nephews and nieces.   Funeral services were held Jan. 24, at Archie Tanner Funeral Services with Pastor Glenn Tillis officiating. Interment followed at Swift Creek Cemetery in Lake Butler. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services, Starke. 904-964-5757. Visit archietannerfuneralservices. com to sign the familys guest book. PAID OBITUARY Barbara LairdSTARKEBarbara E. Laird, 80, of Starke died Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014 at Windsor Manor following an extended illness. She was born on Oct. 13, 1933 in Miami to the late Nolian and Jessie Mae (Holt) Beckham. She was a homemaker and member of Union Baptist Church in Newberry. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, David Laird. Survivors are: sons, Michael Cooper of Ft. Lauderdale and Patrick (Maryanne) Cooper of New York; five grandchildren; one great grandson. Graveside funeral services were held on Jan. 27 at Union Baptist Church Cemetery, in Newberry. Arrangements are by JonesGallagher Funeral Home in Starke. John MarshSTARKEJohn Wilton Marsh, 85, of Starke died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 at Parkside Assisted Living Facility in Starke. He was born in Atlanta, Ga. Oct. 18, 1928 to the late Oscar W. and Louise (Trammel) Marsh, and served in the United States Air force. He first retired from the Miami Beach area as a firefighter and later as Safety Director from Shands Hospital in Gainesville. He was a member of the St. Madeleine Catholic Church in High Springs. His wife of 52 years, Barbara and their two sons, Jeffery and Gregory had preceded him in death. Survivors are: daughters, Joanna Marsh of St. Augustine and Sharon (Richard) Pierce, of Seattle, Wash., one granddaughter; and one great granddaughter. There are no scheduled services at this time. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the Parkside Assisted Living Facility, 329 Church Street, Starke, FL 32091. Arrangements are by Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Starke.Della SailyDella SailyGAINESVILLEDella Saily, 92, passed away peacefully in her sleep Nov. 26, 2013, at North Florida Rehabilitation and Specialty Care in Gainesville. Born in 1921 in Winegar (now Presque Isle), Wis. to George and Dora Steinback, she enjoyed reading, playing the piano and swimming in the lakes in the summer. When she was a teenager, they moved a few miles to Marenisco, Mich., across the road from the Saily farm. Art Saily, the youngest of the six Saily brothers, began courting Della and they were married in 1943. After Art returned from serving overseas in WWII, they started their family, living at the Saily farm. In 1961 they moved out west, living in Oregon, Idaho, and Washington. Della worked in retail, became a Certified Nursing Assistant, cooked at nursing homes, and taught kindergarten. After retiring to Marenisco in 1978, Della cooked for a local hunting lodge. She and Art enjoyed visiting with their family and friends, fishing the lakes, walking in the woods, and finding the first wild strawberries. She and her husband moved to Keystone Heights in 2002 to be near their daughter. After celebrating their 63rd wedding anniversary, her beloved husband Art preceded her in death in 2006. She was a loving and devoted mother who will be greatly missed by her son, David Saily of Ridgefield, Conn. and her daughters, Mary Saily of Reston, Va. and Janet Groesbeck of Melrose. She is also survived by her brother, Buck Steinback of Colbert, Wash.; brother, Bruce Steinback of El Paso, Texas; four grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held Friday, Jan. 31, at 2:00 p.m. at Lake Swan Camp, 647 State Road 26, Melrose, FL. Expressions of sympathy may be sent to Jan Groesbeck, 207 Rose Ave, Melrose FL 32666.PAID OBITUARYDorothy SalazarSTARKEDorothy Winter Salazar, age 91 of Starke, passed away Monday, Jan. 20, 2014. She was born on March 19, 1922 to the late Everett Herschel and Ethel (Stevens) Winter in Hollis, N.Y. Ms. Salazar loved the arts, theatre, fashion, her family and church. She was a member of First Presbyterian Church of Starke. Dorothy was a performer in vaudeville shows during the 1930s and continued until 1956, where she, along with her sisters, Effie and Mae, were known as the Winter Sisters. They performed dancing, acrobats and tumbling, and had traveled with Bob Hopes USO tour. Ms. Salazar also performed in Billy Roses Broadway production of Jumbo. Upon departing from the performing arts, Ms. Salazar taught at Bradford Middle School as a paraprofessional retiring in 1996. She continued to teach dance long after her retirement from the Bradford County School Board. Survivors are: her children, Donald Salazar of Ft. Lauderdale, Susan Ladyga of Biloxi, Miss., Linda Lee of Keystone Heights, Scott Salazar of Starke and Lorie (Pat) Renz of Jackson Hole, Wyo. Ms. Salazar is also survived by seven grandchildren, Dominick Ladyga, Leland Salazar, Patrick Renz, Spencer Lee, Alex SalazarHutchins, Andrew Renz and Hannah Lee; a great-grandchild, Payton Hutchins, as well as three nephews, George Fraser of Wisconsin, Raymond Fraser and James Fraser both of Illinois. A memorial service will be held 11:00 AM, Saturday, Feb. 1, at the First Presbyterian Church of Starke with Reverend Dr. Don McGarity officiating. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, 620 Nona Street, Starke, FL 32091. On-line condolences may be left at www.jonesgallagherfh.com. PAID OBITUARYRobert SmithHAMPTONRobert Earl Smith, 88, of Hampton died Tuesday, Jan. 28, 2014 at Windsor Manor. The family will receive friends at the First Christian Church on Saturday, Feb. 1, from 10-11:00 am with funeral services beginning at 11:00. Interment will follow in Santa Fe Cemetery with Pastor John Faulkner officiating. The complete obituary was not available before press time, but will appear in next weeks paper. Arrangements are by Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Starke.

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7 was brought in by a blizzard in the Northeast, with temperatures of 30 below. Lake City repoted a low of 8 degrees; Palatka 11; and Starke 8, according to Mrs. Jones diary. During the warm January, orange trees budded out and were blooming. With the trees full of sap, they were split wide open by the cold, dripped sap and froze again. When spring finally came, the outlines of once-flourishing orange trees stood bleak and still against the sky. A few survived, but four years later, another February freeze killed those remaining, and citrus growers in this area abandoned their groves, and the industry moved farther south. Although this years freeze may have been the longest on record, with temperatures below 32 degrees for most of 72 hours (Saturday through Tuesday), it failed to break records for the lowest temperature. T.F. Davis, in his History of Jacksonville, published in 1925, wrote: Feb. 8, 1835, was the coldest day ever known before or since in this section. At 8 oclock that morning, the thermometer stood at 8 degrees above 0, and the actual minimum was undoubtedly lower. Along Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 7B I n ternet Ca f e 301 S. Star ke Across from KOA 904-964-3350 Sweepstakes Amusement Parlor Jo es Tires 13761 South US 301 Starke(1/2 mile south of walmart) 964-(8473) EXTRA CASH! Could you use some now that the holidays are over? We specialize in helping people sell through our Classifieds! YARD SALES AUTOS BOATS CLOTHES APPLIANCES... The list goes on..Call Mary Today at 904-964-6305 Jeffery Scott LAKE BUTLERJeffery Scott, 64, of Lake Butler died suddenly at the Lake Butler Hospital, Friday, Jan. 24, 2014. He was born in Palatka and later moved to Lake Butler where he worked and retired from the Reception and Medical Center. He was a veteran of the United States Army and served for 21 years. He is the son of the late Vandiver Scott and Elenor Barrs Rake. He is preceded in death by: brother, James Scott; sister, Betty; and son, Alvin D Scott. He is survived by: his wife, Linda Parrish Scott; sons, Leroy (Rosie) Scott, Jeff (Kym) Andrews, Joshua (Patty) Andrews; daughter, Tammy (Nathen) Johnson; brothers, Robert (Linda) Scott, Lonnie Scott; sisters, Janie (Cory) Hilburn, Dorthy (Elbert) Gilbert, Connie (Bill) Ritch, Sue (Ed) Kessel, 17 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. The memorial service will be held Monday, Feb. 3, at 2:00 pm in the Archer Funeral Home Memorial Chapel. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements. Hazel StarrWALDOHazel Ruth Starr, age 88, of Waldo, passed away on Jan. 24, 2014 at her residence with family by her side. She was born in Hampton on Aug. 11, 1925 to the late George Rahme and Mary Clifford Green Rahme. Hazel retired from the University of Florida after many years of dedicated service as a data entry supervisor. She loved her family and her church, First Baptist Church of Waldo, which she attended and was a member of for many years. Hazel was a loving mother, grandmother and greatgrandmother who was preceded in death by her husband of 35 years, Roy Alston Starr; and her siblings, Edna Dyal, George Rahme, Alta Adkins Albbright, Gladys Chesser, and Clyde Rahme. Hazel is survived by: her loving sons, Franklin Price (Linda) Starr of Bryceville, and H. Clyde (Carol) Starr of Graham; her five grandchildren, Melissa (Bob) Neubauer, Travis (Pam) Starr, David Starr, Daniel Starr, and Tommy (Kathryn) Starr; and her five great-grandchildren, Jessie Suarez, Hayden Starr, Hailee Starr, Landon Starr, Gabriel Starr. Graveside services were held at Hampton Cemetery Jan. 27, with Reverend Jim DuBois officiating. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services, Starke, FL. 904-964-5757. Visit www. archietannerfuneralservices.com to sign the familys guest book. PAID OBITUARYFrances ThomasFrances ThomasWORTHINGTON SPRINGS Frances Mae Thomas called on the Lord early in the morning on Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014 in her home surrounded by her children. She spent time alone reading the bible and praying. Thomas was born in Eutaw (Green County) Ala. to the union of the late Louis and Mary E. Crear Thomas. She moved to Worthington Springs in the 1950s. She had 12 siblings and was the mother of 16 children. Four siblings and two children preceded her in death: four siblings, brothers, Louis Thomas and Wyatt Thomas; sisters, Mary Cohens and Frankie Owens; two children, daughters, Frankie Thomas and Deland Thomas. Frances raised her children by working in fields until she got her GED and enrolled in the Nursing Assistant Program. She worked at Alachua General Hospital in Gainesville as a nursing assistant. She retired at General Electric in Alachua as a battery operator. She also held various of other jobs: cook/butcher at Brown Brothers Grocery Store, butcher at Taylors Grocery Store, cleaning buildings at Worthington Springs Community Center and Mid-Florida Trucking, cook at the Thousand Oak Hunting Camp and sold Stanley Products. She also volunteered at Lake Butler Hospital as a Pink Lady. She leaves to cherish her memory: sons, Marcell (Mary) Lett-Starke, Hezekiah Thomas of Tampa, Nathaniel Harris of Lake Butler, Theodore Thomas of Lake Butler, Joe Thomas of Lake Butler, Herman Thomas of Ft. Lauderdale, Thurman Thomas of Lake Butler, Curtis (Candace) Thomas of Alachua; daughters, Paulette (Willie James) Strong of Lawtey, Doris Thomas of Lawtey, Alma Thomas of Lake Butler, Juanita Thomas of Gainesville, Regina (Gregory) Merricks of Lake Butler, Patricia Goodman of Lake Butler; brothers, Johnnie (Augusta) Thomas of Tampa, Leslie (Precious) Thomas of Sarasota, Jessie (Emma) Thomas of Plant City, Wilson (Edith) Thomas-Ft. Washington, Md.; sisters, Girt L. Walker of Gainesville, Daisy T. Barton of St. Petersburg; 44 grandchildren; 80 great-grandchildren, nine greatgreat grandchildren; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and grieving friends. Funeral Arrangements: Viewing will be at Duncan Brothers Funeral Home Directing 428 NW 8th Street Gainesville, FL. 32601, on Friday, Jan. 31 at 27:00 p.m. Funeral services will be at Union County High School Auditorium 1000 South Lake Avenue Lake Butler, FL 32054 on Feb. 1 at 2:00 p.m.PAID OBITUARYPatty WilliamsLAKE BUTLERPatty S. Williams, 60 of Lake Butler died Friday, Jan. 24, 2014 at her residence of an extended illness surrounded by her family. She was born on April 16, 1953 to the late Caris Sheffield and Jeanette Lowery Sparkman in Jacksonville. She lived most of her life in Keystone Heights, moving to Lake Butler 13 years ago. She was self employed and was a member of the Lake Hill Baptist Church in Keystone. She is preceded in death by her son, Chris Payton. She is survived by: her husband, Bernard Henry Williams of Lake Butler; daughters, Pamela (Will) Baldree of Worthington Springs, Allison (Kevin) Hillard of Raiford, Micaela (Glenn) Cannon of Lake Butler, Arielle (Matt) Schmitt of New York; son, Justin (Trevis) Williams of Callahan; 14 grandchildren; mother, Jeanette Sparkman of Bell; brothers, Wesley (Kim) Sheffield of Ft. White, Steve (Penny) Sheffield of Bell, Bryan Sheffield of Keystone Heights, Jack Sheffield of Keystone Heights; and sister, Wanda (Doug) Cason of Lake Butler. Funeral services were held Jan. 28 at Grace Christian Fellowship Church in Worthington Springs, with Pastor Terry Elixson officiating. Burial was held at Elzey Chapel Cemetery. Archer Funeral Home is in Charge of the arrangements.Barbara WillisBarbara WillisLAKE CITYBarbara Rae Ellis Willis, 81 of Lake City went to be with her Lord and Savior on Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014. Barbara was born on May 18, 1932 to Loren and Renora Elllis, in Michigan City, Ind. She attended school in Valparaiso, Ind., Hollywood, Florida and graduated from Deland High School. Barbara worked for several companies as a secretary as well as being the secretary for the Eustis Chamber of Commerce. She subsequently worked the latter part of her career in mobile home sales in the Central Florida area. She was a member of the Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Lake City. She was a dedicated member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Eustis Elks Lodge. She also was a long time hostess of the Florida Hospitality Rooms at National Elks Conventions, assisting her husband, Frank who was State Secretary of the Florida Elks Association. She was preceded in death by her loving husband of 57 years, Frank Willis. She was a well loved lady who is survived by: sons, Mike (Denise) and Steve (Tracy); grandchildren, Loren (Brandon), Kendyl (Ashton), Christian, Rachel; and greatgrandsons, Graysen and Kennon who lovingly called her NeNe. She also leaves behind her sister, Connie Boynton (Ray) of Jacksonville; sisters in law, Ruby Coig and Lexine Leinwar, of Mandeville, La.; nieces and nephews, Diane, Mary, Neil, Debbie, Stephanie, Milton, Michelle, Bobby, Denise, Phillip, Caren and Tyler. Barbaras family and many friends were a very important part of her life. Barbaras life was celebrated on Jan. 29th at The First Christian Church Lake Butler. Brother Art Peterson and Pastor Bruce Alkire officiated. Arrangements are in the care of Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler. The family requests that in lieu of flowers, that a donation be made to Haven Hospice, York Center, 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville, Fl. 32606-3809.   PAID OBITUARY d Obituaries d SNOWContinued from 3B the St. Johns River bank, water was frozen several rods from shore and afforded inhabitants a spectacle as new as it was distressing. Fruit trees of every description were destroyed, roots and all, and even some of the forest trees were killed by the cold. The freeze of mid-January 1886, when the temperature stayed below freezing for three days, killed the famous orange tree that grew at Fort Harllee on the north bank of the Santa Fe River, just south of Hampton Lake in Bradford County. Fort Harllee was built in 1835 during the second Seminole Indian War and named for its commander, Maj. W.W. Harllee of South Carolina. In front of the officers quarters at this post, Maj. Harllee planted the seed of an excellent China orange, which he had brought from Charleston. It grew rapidly, and by 1850 was said to be the largest sweet orange tree in Florida, bearing over 10,000 oranges in a season. After the tree died, it was said that the trunk was dug up and exhibited at the Chicago Exposition. But not all of Bradford Countys freezes came in the last century. There was the great Christmas freeze of 1983, which cost the growers of Florida $840 million in citrus tree losses and $600 million in loss of the orange cropa total of $1.5 billion. A low temperature of 14 was recorded in Starke on Christmas morning. This was followed two years later in January 1985 by another blast of arctic weather than changed the geographic face of Floridas citrus industry. Although Bradford County had been out of the orange business since the turn of the century, the 1985 freeze devastated remaining groves around Melrose, Crescent City and other Northeast Florida locations. The citrus industry took another move farther south. Along the way, there have been lighter snows in Bradford County, but they usually melted after a few hours on the ground. There was one in 1977, the year that U.S. News and World Report labeled a winter to be remembered. In January of that year, Camp Blanding, 6 miles east of Starke, recorded 21 mornings of freezing or below temperatures. In 1883, the editor of the Telegraph had optimistically written: In a few years, every man with an orange grove in Bradford County will be rich. Little did he know that 16 years later, they would all be broke. Even the Telegraph was forced to print a front-page notice that the size of the paper would have to be reduced because of a lack of advertising. The Gainesville Sun commented editorially: The Starke Telegraph has been temporarily reduced in size. The paper will be enlarged as soon as business improves. The Telegraph is one of the best papers in the state. PUBLIC MEETING KEYSTONE AIRPARK AUTHOR ON THE 1st Lennard Register will be presented with the first-ever Distinguished Citizen Award from Starke at the Boy Scouts Boy Scouts dinner to honor Register, feature Hudson River crash survivorof Americas American Values Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 27, at the National Guard armory on Edwards Road in Starke. Casey Jones will be the events keynote speaker. Jones was a passenger on US Airways Flight 1549 that crashed into the Hudson River in New York on Jan. 15, 2009. A social is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., followed by the dinner at 7 p.m. Register, who was a longtime coach in Bradford County schools, earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 1943 and was the first person in Hamilton County to achieve such a rank. There is no admission, but those interested in attending are asked to consider a $150 donation to support Scouting in Bradford County. Please RSVP by calling Barry Warren at 352-494-3326 or Terry Vaughan at 904-966-6266. Legals Mayor A. L. VonKirn is wellwrapped against the cold during this 1899 freeze that brought 2 inches of snow to Starke. The twostory residence at left is still in use today as the remodeled and enlarged Magnolia Hotel at the corner of Walnut and Jefferson streets. First Baptist Church is pictured at the right on the same site it occupies today.

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assistance he needs, but he enjoys a freedom he wouldnt necessarily have elsewhere. He even gets to go on trips, thanks to the fact the Dunns have a vehicle that can easily transport him. Dunn and her husband are more than happy to go on vacations with Nolder. We did get a lift van because we wanted him to have a life and be able to travel and do vacations and so forth, Teresa Dunn said. Two weeks after he was here, we got the van. He said, Well, lets go to Biloxi, so we did that. We had a wonderful time. Nolder joked that he cant get Dunn to go back to Biloxi because she lost too much money, but he later added in all seriousness how much he appreciated the Dunns taking him on vacations. I think thats above and beyond when they do that, he said. Nolder often jokes around with the Dunns, whether hes home. Nolder said he still retains the visual image of his friends mother opening the door, greeting him by name and inviting him inside. It was the first time I had a family style life, Nolder said. Believe it or not, I almost had to be trained for that. It was so different from anything Id ever had. In time, Nolder would have his own home and family. He said he had a little horse ranch in Union County from 1985 until about 1998. When my wife passed away, I couldnt take care of the ranch by myself because I had ended up in a wheelchair, Nolder said. I just wandered around from apartment complex to apartment complex. Prior to moving into the Dunn household, Nolder lived in an assisted-living facility in Gainesville. He said he did not enjoy it at all. Nolder heard about the Medical Foster Home Program, though the one in the Gainesville area was not in operation yet. He met with a very nice foster family through the Jacksonville program, but Nolder said his daughter, who lives in Gainesville, did not want him living that far away. He kept hearing a similar program in Gainesville was going to start. I bugged them crazy, Nolder said. They kept saying, Well, youre on the top of the list. I said, I dont care about that. I dont want to be on a list. Nolder wanted a home. He wanted something that was nothing like what he was experiencing in the facility he once lived at. For me, its a wonderful change, Nolder said. Im a widower. Im by myself. Its very difficult to take care of myself. I tried it and tried it. Gosh, I waited over a year for this opening to come up. Now, Nolder gets the facilities. The program began in Little Rock, Ark., in 1999, Fookes said. Dunns home is the first in the relatively new Gainesville-area program. Fookes said the program saves the VA a significant amount of money. Veterans in the program have lower instances of hospital admittances and emergencyroom visits, plus they are less likely to miss medical appointments. Typically, because they have somebody whos helping manage some of those things, hey actually attend specialty appointments or primary-care appointments more often, Fookes said. Veterans must be eligible for VA medical care and require a nursing-home level of care to be eligible for the program. Caregivers, like Dunn, and their homes must meet various criteria as well. For example, the home must pass inspection by a VA Home Based Primary Care team and a VA fire-safety engineer, while caregivers must have past experience care for disabled and/ or elderly people. Of course, it goes without saying that caregivers need to have a heart and a passion for what they do.Dunn has previous experience caring for individuals, which also led to her working in conjunction with the VAs Home Based Primary Care. She provided care for a man, who eventually succumbed to a terminal illness, in her home for the past two years. A Home Based Primary Care nurse suggested that Dunn get in contact with Fookes about the Medical Foster Home Program. We were thrilled, Fookes said of Dunns interest in the program, adding, To have someone who already had the experience and knew what (Home Based Primary Care) was and knew how that functioned really made things a little bit smootherquite a bit smoother, actually. Dunn said she has been caring for others for 36 years. Besides experience with private patients, she has worked with Suwannee Medical Personnel in Gainesville and operated an adult foster home in Michigan when she was 25. You can take Dunns love of caring for others back to childhood. She remembered when she was 4 and cared for a girl in her neighborhood who was somewhat neglected by her mother. The girl was always dirty, but Dunn helped get her cleaned up. Dunn would also take her own new clothes and dress the girl up in them. Its just something Ive always done, Dunn said. I literally do not know what to do with myself if I dont have somebody else to take care of. Now, shes helping care for Nolder, who was searching for a true home. As it turns out, Nolder did not have a true home as a child.I was an orphan, Nolder said. I ran away from the orphanage, so I was on my own since I was 12 years old. Nolder enlisted in the Marines at the age of 17. When Nolder and others he served with were given some time off, a fellow Marine Nolder became friends with asked him where he was going to go. Nolder said he didnt have a home to go to, so his friend invited him to his 40 Notices 42 Motor Vehicles & Accessories 47 Commercial Property (rent, Lease, Sale) 49 Mobile Home For Sale 50 For Rent 3BR/1BA HOUSE NEAR 8B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Bradford Union Clay 40Notices 41Auctions 42M otor Vehicles & Accessories43RVs & Campers 44Boats &ATVs 45Land for Sale 46Real Estate Out of Area 47Commercial Property (Rent, Lease, Sale) 48Homes for Sale 49Mobile Homes for Sale 50For Rent 61Scriptures 62Vacation/Travel 63Love Lines 64Business Opportunities65Help Wanted 66In vestme nt O ppo rtunities67Hunting Land for Rent 68Carpet Cleaning 69Food Supplements 70Money to Lend 71Farm Equipment 72Computers & Accessories51Lost/Found 52Animals & Pets53AYard Sales53BKeystone Yard Sales53CLake Butler Y ard Sales54Produce 55Wanted 56Antiques 57For Sale 58Child/Adult Home Care59Personal Services 60Home ImprovementWord Ad Classified Tuesday, 12:00 noon Classified Display Tuesday, 12:00 noon964-6305 473-2210 496-2261 C lassified Advertising should be paid in advance unless credit has already been established with the newspaper. A $3.00 service charge will be added to all billing to cover postage and handling. All ads placed by phone are read back to the advertiser at the time of placement. However, the classified staff cannot be held responsible for mistakes in classified advertising taken by phone. The newspaper reserves the right to correctly classify and edit all copy or to reject or cancel any advertisements at any time. Only standard abbrevations will be accepted. TO PLACE A CLASSIFIED USE YOUR PHONE Set Right Mobile Homes Specializing In Relocations, Re-Levels, Set-Ups & Disposal Rodney A. Carmichael, OwnerEmail: set_right_homes@yahoo.com904-364-6383 Southern Villas of StarkeAsk about our 1&2 BR Apartments HC & non-HC Units. Central AC/ Heat, on-site laundry, playground, private, quiet atmosphere. 1001 Southern Villas Dr. Starke, FL Equal Housing Opportunity 801 South Water Street Starke, FL 32091 TDD/TTY 711 1, 2, & 3 bedroom HC & Non-HCaccessible apartments.This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer. Equal Housing Opportunity (904) 964-6305 (352) 473-2210 (386) 496-2261 Classified Ads Where one call does it all! HOMEContinued from 1B Don Nolder is shown in his bedroom, where he said, I have my own little comforts. giving Teresa some grief about her latest gem-cutting project or telling David he likes him better when hes at work and away from home. Nolder, though, is truly thankful to be where he is. I just cant say enough about the program and people like (Teresa Dunn), Nolder said. I call her my angel. Shes my angel. My daughter, who is very protective of me, just loves Teresa and David, too. Shes glad Im in this place. Fookes believes its the kind of place most of us would want to live in the latter stages of life. I think people can be much more comfortable and much more at ease and have the care that they need in a home, Fookes said. Im not downing nursing homes by any means, but when you have someonea CNA or LPN or a nursewho is responsible for several people versus one person whos giving more one-on-one attention to a maximum of three, you get to know the person. You build a relationship with them, and you hopefully help with quality of life. Fookes said the matching of Nolder and Dunn is a best-case scenario and that her trips to the home to make sure Nolder is getting what he needs and that Dunn is doing what shes supposed to be doing are a pleasure. Its wonderful to see someone who served our countrywho gave all he hadbe able to have a place to call home and someone to provide care for him, Fookes said. Its wonderful. I enjoy coming out here. To find out more about the Medical Foster Home Program, please call the program office at 904-396-8770 or Fookes at 352376-1611 (ext. 6005/4469). Bradford and Union County high schools will host their respective district tournaments beginning Tuesday, Feb. 4, and concluding on Saturday, Feb. 8. The District 5-4A tournament tips off at Bradford High School with a 6 p.m. quarterfinal game between third seed Santa Fe and sixth seed Keystone Heights on Feb. 4. Fourth seed Bradford and fifth seed Interlachen will play at 7:30 p.m. On Friday, Feb. 7, second seed P.K. Yonge will play the Santa Fe-Keystone winner at 6 p.m., while top seed Fort White will play the Bradford-Interlachen winner at 7:30 p.m. The Feb. 7 winners will play for the championship on Feb. 8 at 7 p.m. Dixie County and Newberry play each other to tip off the District 7-1A tournament at 6 p.m. on Feb. 4 at Union County High School. The winner will advance to a Feb. 7 semifinal game against top seed Chiefland at 6 p.m. Second seed Williston and third seed Union will play each other at 7:30 p.m. The Feb. 7 winners will play for the championship on Feb. 8 at 7:30 p.m.BHS, UCHS to host district tournaments

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Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 9B 53A Yard Sales 53B Keystone Yard Sales 55 Wanted 57 For Sale 59 Personal Services65 Help Wanted (904) 964-6305 (352) 473-2210 (386) 496-2261 Classified Ads Where one call does it all! Out of Area Classifieds 5,700 +/Acres North Port, Florida February 13 World Class Hunting Development Potential 800-504-3010 National Auction Group, Inc. Thomas J. Bone, FL #AU3422 Truck Driving School Instructors Join CRSTs brand new training school in Cedar Rapids, Iowa! Relocation assistance provided. Call: 866756-3407; email: mknoot@crst.com Get FAA approved Aviation Maintenance Technician training. Housing and Financial aid for qualified students. Job placement assistance. Call AIM 866-3143769 Prime, wooded, mountaintop acreage with majestic three state views. EZ access to US National Forest. Incredible 4 season recreation. Paved roads, underground power, fiber optic cable, municipal water. 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The home is the perfect size for a family and includes a private office and storage area as a bonus. The home includes a large master bedroom with bathroom and two additional bedrooms. The kitchen is complete with Corian countertops and elegant cabinets, as well as top-of-the-line stove, dishwasher, microwave and double-door refrigerator included. The amenities include a beautiful fireplace in the living/family area. This beautiful home also comes with a big fenced-in backyard. This property is going for $123,410 and is priced to sell by owner. Call Kim Peoples at 904-207-5142 for information. FOR SALE DRIVERCDL CLASS B w/ HAZMAT/TANKER ENDORSEMENTWater Chemical Treatment Company with warehouse in Starke is looking for a driver, must have a FL CDL Class B license w/Hazmat/Tanker. : guaranteed 45 hr/week, quarterly bonus, health ins., employer paid short & long term disability, life ins., & 401K with matching employer contributions, & competitive wages. 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Experience in tree work is a plus *Must have a valid Class B CDL with air brakes Must be willing to leave town on occasion for emergency storm work Must work well with others Subjected to background checks and random drug testsSend resume to JoAnn Phillips at or call is accepting applications for an Experienced Tree Crew Member. This includes the operation of bobcats and bucket trucks with occasional climbing. For full time year around work with great benefits in an established company and a great team.Send resume to JoAnn Phillips at or call Experience in tree work Must have a valid drivers license Must be willing to leave town on occasion for emergency storm work* Must work well with others Subjected to background checks and random drug tests BUS DRIVERS NEEDEDUnion County School Board 40 hour Training Class provided. CDL required to enroll.ContactMike: 386-496-2182orMark: 904-966-2396 visit Jarmons ORNAMENTAL CONCRETE 2000 N. 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10B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Does your business have a story to tell? A product or service to sell?The Bradford County Telegraph Advertising Department can provide you with the in depth coverage you desire...Call 904-964-6305or email us atDarlene Douglassdarlene@bctelegraph.comor Kevin Millerkmiller@bctelegraph.comAdvertorial Advertising Works! t Crime t Recent arrests in Bradford, Clay or UnionThe following individuals were arrested recently by local law enforcement officers in Bradford, Union or Clay (Keystone Heights area) counties: BradfordJohnnie D. Bellflower, 33, of Hampton was arrested Jan. 27 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked and for probation violation. Barry Alan Bogart, 59, of Starke was arrested Jan. 21 by Bradford deputies for contempt of court. Bond was set at $1,000. Turosia E. Bright, 50, of Keystone Heights was arrested Jan. 24 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Bond was set at $10,000. Paige Rochelle Bunch, 21, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 23 by Bradford deputies for two charges of probation violation. Tyveshaia Byrd, 19, of Melrose was arrested Jan. 23 by Starke police for battery and aggravated battery. According to the arrest report, the victim had asked Byrd to move out of her Starke apartment earlier in the day. Several hours later, Byrd returned to the apartment to retrieve some food and suddenly attacked the victim, pushing her into a wall and then grabbing a kitchen knife and advancing toward her. The victim put her arm up in defense, sustaining a cut on her forearm, but knocking the knife to the floor. Byrd than began to choke the victim until she became dizzy and fell to the floor. A downstairs neighbor began banging on the ceiling, and Byrd left the apartment. The police eventually reached Byrd by phone, and she returned to the apartment to give her statement before being arrested. Bond was set at $60,000. Lemuel Leander Cooper, 26, of Melrose was arrested Jan. 25 by Bradford deputies for possession of cocaine and driving while license suspended or revoked. According to the arrest report, Cooper was arrested after a traffic stop on C.R. 21B near Speedville. Coopers vehicle was swerving on S.R. 100 and reaching speeds over 70 mph before turning onto C.R. 21B. Once the vehicle was stopped, a passenger in the vehicle told the deputy Cooper gave her a small bottle containing crack cocaine to hold in an effort to conceal it from the deputy. Bond was set at $20,000 for Cooper. Traci Dielmann, 46, of Green Cove Springs was arrested Jan. 24 by Starke police for driving while license suspended or revoked. James Pattrick Drinkwater, 20, of New Port Richey was arrested Jan. 26 by Starke police for battery and disorderly intoxication. According to the arrest report, Drinkwater was in the parking lot of Whiskey River in Starke when he started yelling at a person in a vehicle. The person lowered the window, and Drinkwater struck him in the face. The victim was able to get out of his vehicle and defend himself until police arrived to break them up and arrest Drinkwater. Bond was set at $5,000. Adam Eldred Glover, 31, of Starke was arrested Jan. 21 by Starke police for driving while license suspended or revoked. Eric Andreu Griffis, 32, of Melrose was arrested Jan. 23 by Starke police for larceny. According to the arrest report, Griffis was at Walmart and was observed by an employee taking a pair of new boots out of a box, putting them on his feet and putting his old boots into the box and back on the shelf. He then attempted to leave the store, but was detained by a Walmart employee until police arrived. Bond was set at $10,000. Eric Jason Gunter, 36, of Starke was arrested Jan. 23 by Starke police for battery on a person of 65 years of age or older. According to the arrest report, Gunter and his father had been drinking and got into an argument before he punched his father in the face. Bond was set at $2,500. Timothy Steven Haisley, 23, of Graham was arrested Jan. 26 by Bradford deputies for disorderly intoxication. According to the arrest report, Haisley was lying in the middle of Southwest C.R. 18 near Hampton Lake and asleep when a motorist observed him, stopped and tried to wake him up. He couldnt get him to wake up, so he called 911, and a deputy was dispatched. The deputy was able to get him to wake up, and then a van pulled up with several people who told the deputy that Haisley had been drinking at their home earlier. Haisley got mad and started arguing with the people and was then arrested and transported to jail. William Levon Hankerson, 40, of Starke was arrested Jan. 25 by Starke police for an outof-county warrant from Bay County for failure to pay child support. Gabriel John Hendrieth, 27, of Lawtey was arrested Jan. 26 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500. Henry Calvin Hendrieth, 29, of Starke was arrested Jan. 23 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500. Antonio Voughntez Kee, 28, of Jacksonville was arrested Jan. 23 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Bond was set at $4,000. Herbert L. Kelly, 37, of Gainesville was arrested Jan. 27 by Bradford deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, Kelly battered his girlfriend by grabbing her by the arms and neck, leaving bruises on both arms. Terrell K. Kennedy, 24, of Starke was arrested Jan. 26 by Starke police for driving while license suspended or revoked and resisting an officer. Bond was set at $1,000. Jamal M. Murray, 23, of Jacksonville was arrested Jan. 23 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Bond was set at $4,000. Bobby Joe Robinson, 39, of Starke was arrested Jan. 25 by Bradford deputies for two charges of probation violation. Phillip Strawder Sellars, 31, of Starke was arrested Jan. 22 by Bradford deputies for two charges of assault, two charges of kidnap-false imprisonment, and for obstructing justice. According to the arrest report, Sellars, his wife and a male friend were at the couples home Jan. 19 when Sellars went to bed, not feeling well after a recent seizure. Sellars awoke later, saw his wife and the male kissing on the couch and came out of his bedroom holding a knife and machete, threatening them that they werent going to leave the house alive. At some point during a 3-4-hour time frame, Sellars held the knife to his wifes throat, stabbed her cell phone when she attempted to call 911 and choked her after the male victim left and she returned to the home. Sellars was arrested several days later after a report was filed with the sheriffs office by his wife. According to the arrest report, the three had a prior sexual encounter at the friends home on Jan. 17 after consuming large amounts of alcohol. Mark A. Thomas, 33, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 23 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. Ashley Elizabeth Williams, 28, of Starke was arrested Jan. 27 by Bradford deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, Williams became outraged at her mother when told she couldnt move into a trailer on her mothers property. Williams was cussing and yelling at the victim, and when the victim turned to walk away, she struck her on the back of her head/neck and then shoved her into the vehicle.Keystone/Melrose Erica Bailey, 33, of Keystone Heights was arrested Jan. 22 by Clay deputies for burglary to an automobile. Kevin Green, 28, of Keystone Heights was arrested Jan. 24 by Clay deputies for contempt of court. Charles Paul Hesters, 20, of Keystone Heights was arrested Jan. 23 by Putnam deputies for larceny and dealing in stolen property. Robert Johnson, 41, of Keystone Heights was arrested Jan. 24 by Clay deputies for misuse of the 911 system. Dale Lorenza Lewis, 22, of Melrose was arrested Jan. 23 by Putnam deputies for larceny and dealing in stolen property.UnionMichael Anthony Greene, 27, of Jacksonville was arrested Jan. 24 by Union deputies for driving while license suspendedhabitual offender. Records show Greene has had four previous violations of DWLS and that his license has been suspended since May 2012. Charles Rushing, 50, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 24 by Union deputies for driving under the influence-third offense. Antonio Woodrow Edwards, 20, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 26 by Union deputies on a warrant for failure to appear misdemeanor offense. Bond was set at $7,500. Paul Jason Todd, 32, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 26 by Union deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. He was also arrested Jan. 17 by Union deputies for failure to appear misdemeanor offense. Mark Ashley Thomas, 33, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 22 by Union deputies on warrant for probation violation and on an out-of-county warrant from Bradford for grand theft. During the arrest for the warrants, the deputy also found that Thomas had a Valium pill on him, so he was also charged with possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. Robert J. Kitzman, 58, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 23 by Union deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, Kitzman got into an argument with his wife, who he is separated from, in a vehicle at her residence. When the victim attempted to leave the car, Kitzman grabbed her by the back of her hair and snatched her back into the vehicle. He continued to yell at her, grabbed her by the hair again and shoved her out of the vehicle, and then threw her purse at her before leaving. Kitzman was located at his residence by deputies and arrested. Lloyd Randle Hunt, 47, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 22 by Union deputies for failure to appear for felony offense. Natoria Champale George, 26, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 22 by Union deputies for failure to appear misdemeanor offense.

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Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 11B D.O.T Physicals must be done by a National Registry Certified Medical Examiner ALL of your Drug & Alcohol Testing needsCall Us TodayFLORIDA WORKPLACE SAFETY & TESTING (904)769-1738 904-368-0687 ph 904-368-0689 faxMARGARET ANDERSON 1011 N. Temple Ave. Starke. FL (US 301 North)Family Law & Will Preparation30 years experience Margaret will continue to serve clients in Alachua County as well as Bradford & Union counties Fins, Fur & Tails On Dec. 18, approximately 25 people gathered at the farm of Charles Alvarez on Highway 229 near the Union County line at approximately 9:30 a.m.   They ate a nice breakfast that included biscuits, gravy, jelly, sausage and coffee. With little delay after breakfast, the group drove about a half mile to a 5-10-acre field around which 12 stands were set up and marked with large, round bales of hay.   In the center of the field was a 25-foot tower with a deck that was surrounded by a protective wood siding. The tower deck was filled with cages, which in total contained 200 ring-necked pheasants minimally 10 per shooter. After two shotgunners claimed each stand, a man on the tower deck began to release the pheasants, which were targeted by the gunners that surrounded their release.   The activity lasted about three hours, with a lunch break that included Boston butt, chicken, ribs, baked beans, banana pudding, peach cobbler and tea. In order to ensure an equal shooting opportunity, all hunters rotated clockwise one stand after 10 pheasants were released. In summary, it was one nice pheasant shoot. Another interesting aspect that proceeded congruently with the pheasant shoot was the retrieval of the downed birds by the three Labrador retrievers and the single springer spaniel.   The dogs gameness and enthusiasm for their retrieval responsibilities was apparent with their whining and muscular quivering between each job.   At the end of the day they had to be pulled away with leashes despite their exhaustion. Ring-necked pheasants that were the quarry of the shoot are not indigenous to Florida, but they are also not indigenous to the northern and mid-western states, where they maintain a sustainable and stable population. The birds were imported in the late 1800s to provide an additional hunting opportunity. The male birds, like many other bird species, are beautifully feathered. The birds are about half the size of a chicken, but they display an excellent wing speed and takeoff Unlike many game birds raised in captivity, these do not have to be kicked to initiate their takeoff.   They fly high and fast. Ring-necked pheasants have always been a welcome addition in any location where they have been established.   They are not overly aggressive by nature and do not appear to be a threat to any indigenous species.   However, the possibility of them becoming an established game species in Florida is very poor.   Foxes, coyotes, fire ants and many birds of prey appear to diminish that as a possibility. Alvarezs farm is registered with the state as a hunting preserve, and he also has a legally established dove field.   He meets all the cultivation and production requirements for legal establishment of a dove field and hunting preserve. He has several pheasant shoots each season and will probably have another this year. If you are interested in shooting pheasants or doves, Alvarez can be reached at 904-226-4392. Alvarez farm offer pheasant shootsBob McNally and his springer spaniel, Tess, barely retrieve one pheasant before another is falling their way.Outdoors outlookThe transition from hunting to fishing continues to march forward. Deer season ended on Jan. 19, and duck season ended on Jan. 26. Lake Butlers Cody Douglas got in one last duck hunt in on Jan. 24 at the Gulf. He, along with a friend, brought home a total of five ducks. When the wind and labile weather allow fishing to take place, crappies continue to be the feature attraction in freshwater fishing. Newnans Lake, being shallow and dark, is producing some fish with roe, but most of the deeper lakes north of that point have shown little signs of crappie spawn. The specks in Santa Fe Lake continue to remain on the brush piles in deeper water. Joey Tyson of Bald Eagle Bait and Tackle indicates that minnows fished on the Santa Fe Lake brush piles have caught quite a few specks. Additionally, he says that they are producing just as many channel cats. Wind and weather are even more of an obstacle in saltwater fishing.   Gary Simpson says that the trout are outperforming the reds on the Gulf side, and Keystones Randy Harris has been productive with a few of his guided clients, fishing for trout around Steinhatchee. Fishing action on the east side seems to be slow as well, and sheepsheads continue to be the main attraction. They are especially productive around jetties, rocks, pilings and the mouths of inland waterways. Tight lines and safe hunting until next week.Outdoors calendar Jan. 30, new moon; Feb. 1-2, youth water fowl hunt; Feb. 20, Crosshorn Ministries meeting, 7 p.m. at the Starke Golf and Country Club. If you have a story, idea or photo to share, please contact Mickey Agner via email at mka@ maoutdoors.com, or by phone at 904-964-1488. Photos may also be submitted in person at the Bradford County Telegraph, Union County Times or Lake Region Monitor. R ESIDENTIAL AND COMMERCIAL Drain Cleaning Slab Leaks Remodels Water Heaters Tankless Water Heaters Repipes Faucet Repairs Toilets New Construction Handicap Accessible Remodels Repipes Faucet Repairs Toilets New Construction H andicap Accessible Remodels W e accept all Major Credit Cards CFC 1428926 Dave Ahern and his Lab are ready for any over.

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12B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, Jan. 30, 2014 Bradford High School put together a three-game winning streak in boys basketball, but has since lost three in a row, with the most recent setback coming at the hands of Bishop Kenny on Jan. 25 in Jacksonville by the score of 71-33. Caleb Jones and Alex Mejias scored 13 and 10 points, respectively. Shawn Aaron had four points, while Keaaris Ardley and Tyler Wainwright each had three. Jones added 10 rebounds. Prior to playing Bishop Kenny, the Tornadoes (7-14) recorded District 5-4A wins over Interlachen and Keystone Heights before dropping games to Eastside and district opponent Santa Fe. Benjamin Nichols and Jones scored 15 and 14 points, respectively, in a 56-54 win over visiting Interlachen on Jan. 14. Wainwright had eight points, while Kenny Dinkins and Don Jeffers each had six. Roderick Broomfield scored three, while Ardley and Drian Jenkins each scored two. Ardley added eight rebounds and nine assists. On Jan. 16, the Tornadoes traveled to play Keystone, getting 10 points from Dinkins in a 4422 win. Jones had nine points, while Aaron and Ardley each had eight. Nichols had four points, while Wainwright and Jeffers had three and two, respectively. Ardley added seven rebounds, while Nichols had six rebounds. Ardley and Jenkins had five and four steals, respectively. Visiting Eastside defeated Bradford 47-36 on Jan. 22. The Tornadoes got 12 points and seven rebounds from Dinkins, with Ardley adding eight points and seven assists. Jones and Wainwright each had six points, with Jones grabbing 10 rebounds. Aaron and Nichols each had two points. Three players scored in double figures in a Jan. 24 road game against Santa Fe, but the Raiders came out on top 53-47. Aaron and Ardley each had 11 points, while Mejias had 10 points. Wainwright and Jones scored eight and five points, respectively, with Jenkins adding two points. Jones and Ardley had eight and six rebounds, respectively, with Ardley also adding 10 assists and five steals. Bradford fell to 5-5 in district play. The Tornadoes travel to play Palatka on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m.Bishop Kenny hands BHS boys 3rd straight lossLarry Collins scored 19 points, but it wasnt enough for the Union County High School boys basketball team, which lost 51-42 to Trenton on Jan. 24 in Trenton. Daquin Edwards scored five points, while Princeton Alexander, Brennan Clyatt and Austin Dukes each scored four. Trey Spitze and Daryl Watkins had three and two points, respectively, while Parker Hodgson added one. The Tigers (6-15) will travel to play Keystone Heights on Friday, Jan. 31, at 7:30 p.m. They will then celebrate Senior Night on Saturday, Feb. 1, against Columbia County at 7:30 p.m.UCHS boys lose to Trenton by 9Tracey Kemp and Nyasia Davis scored 16 and 11 points, respectively, but the Bradford High School girls basketball team dropped its regular-season finale, losing 67-39 to Gainesville on Jan. 24 in Gainesville. Keshanna Ardley and Danique Hudson each scored five points, while Mackenzie Gault added two. Prior to playing Gainesville, the Tornadoes (12-10) traveled to play Fleming Island on Jan. 23, losing 63-52. Kemp and Davis scored 21 and 20 points, respectively, while Hudson scored six points. Gault and BHS girls lose 67-39 to GainesvilleThe Keystone Heights High Keystone girls go 1-1 prior to tournamentEditors note: Point totals supplied to the Telegraph-TimesMonitor do not reflect the final scores. Keyambre Cobb had 12 points, while Qushawn Smith almost had a double-double, but it was host Trenton winning big, defeating the Union County High School girls basketball team 5737 on Jan. 24.UCHS girls end regular sesaon with 37-27 lossArdley had three and two points, respectively. Bradford played a quarterfinal game against Interlachen this past Tuesday in the District 5-4A tournament, which is being hosted by P.K. Yonge in Gainesville. If the Tornadoes the tournaments third seed defeat Interlachen, they will play second seed Santa Fe on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 6 p.m. The winner of that game will play for the championship on Friday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. School girls basketball team suffered a 54-37 loss to visiting West Nassau to close the regular season on Jan. 24, but did get a 40-25 win over visiting St. Francis on Jan. 23. Bailey Zinkel and Caiylen Gonzales scored 14 and 12 points, respectively, in leading the Indians (10-14) to the win. Sierra Moore and Karla Casas scored six and four points, respectively, while Katlyn Travis and Abbigail Winters each scored two. Keystone played Fort White this past Tuesday in the quarterfinals of the District 5-4A tournament, which is being hosted by P.K. Yonge in Gainesville. If the fourth-seeded Indians won, they will play top seed P.K. Yonge on Thursday, Jan. 30, at 7:30 p.m. The championship game is Friday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. Smith finished with nine points and 17 rebounds for the Tigers (3-18). Janisha Jones and Nancy Slocum had six and four points, respectively. Angelique Williams and Michelle Johnson had two points and one point, respectively. Prior to playing Trenton, Union played Interlachen and Baker County. In a 49-44 loss to visiting Interlachen on Jan. 21, Madison McClellan scored 11 points, while Cobb had nine. Slocum and Smith each scored seven points, with Slocum also grabbing eight rebounds. Johnson and Jones each scored three points. Cobb scored 15 points and had six rebounds and five assists in a 67-47 loss to Baker Conty on Jan. 23 in Glen St. Mary. Smith had 10 points, while Jones had six points and 11 rebounds. Johnson and Jordan Howe each scored four points, with Howe grabbing nine rebounds. McClellan and Slocum each had three points. The Tigers played a quarterfinal game this past Tuesday in the District 7-1A tournament, which is being hosted by Williston High School. If Union defeated Dixie County, it would advance to a semifinal game against Chiefland on Friday, Jan. 31, at 6 p.m. The championship game is Saturday, Feb. 1, at 7:30 p.m.