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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, June 26, 2014 134 th Year 48th Issue 75 CENTS The Sweetest Strawberries This Side Of Heaven More questions than answers when it comes to area Economic Development Clark, former investigator and BC Sheriff cand. dies in accidentLet go of my Lego! INSIDE: Union County Man Climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro BY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor It was the system that was supposed to save Starke money and prepare it for the future, but the sewer processing system installed several years ago has been problematic at best, and recent downtime has left the city with hundreds of thousands of gallons of unprocessed waste. In addition to the engineering and other costs the city has encountered since its installation, the disposal of backed up waste and future modifications to the system will cost even more but how much is unknown. Starke has a new consulting engineer on board following a recent change. Mittaurer and Associates was represented at a June 17 workshop by engineer Tim Norman who laid out all of the issues facing the city commission with the help of sewer department supervisor Kyle Jerrels. Work on BCR Environmentals Neutralizer system, which was retrofitted to work with the citys wastewater plant, was completed in 2010. But it seems there have been lingering problems from the get-go, including software issues and the compatibility of equipment that was acquired from different vendors. Recently, the city was unable to process a batch of sludge for almost two months. There is now nearly 450,000 gallons of unprocessed waste in a tank, and apparently the longer it sits there, the more problems the city will have disposing of it. According to Norman, the city can process about two batches a week and might be able to process an extra batch or two a month to help get rid of the backup. But Jerrels said the system doesnt work well with the older sludge. The city has had 100,000 gallons hauled away, but the age and additional processing required on the haulers part brought the cost to $21,000. Somehow, the city has to get rid of the backup regardless. Jerrels is worried that it could begin impacting the quality of the effluent released into the creek, leading to environmental fines another cost burden the city doesnt need. The estimate to haul the rest away is pushing $100,000, plus the cost of renting equipment to dewater the sludge. After the city began using the new system, Jerrels said no contingency plans were put in place if the system failed. Everybody thought this things going to run perfect, its going to do what its supposed to do, were fine. We eliminated everything else, and thats where got ourselves into trouble, he said. Although Starke was promised simplicity, Norman said the original version of the software, which was produced in concert with a third party, was not very user friendly. Mayor Carolyn Spooner noted that the experience has been the opposite of what the city was told it would be, and Norman said even BCR would admit the simplicity was oversold. Problems at sewer treatment facility may cost city thousandsUsing Lego pieces to exercise their imagination during the Lego Mania program at the Bradford County Public Library, children worked on building skills for tomorrow. In the picture, Peyton Hutchins gets help from Scott Salazar while Cyrus Tanner supervises the construction project. The next Lego Mania program is scheduled for Monday, July 7, at 3 p.m. Photo courtesy of Bradford County Public Library. See SEWER, 2ABradford school system end-of-course scores up overall BY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor Overall, Bradfords scores on the Algebra 1 end-of-course exam were better in 2014, and history started high, but scores for geometry and biology declined. The usage of end-ofcourse assessments has grown since the algebra exam was introduced in 2011. The assessment for the now required middle school level civics course makes number five. Bradford Middle School had an impressive showing on the algebra EOC. Threequarters of the students taking Algebra 1 there scored Level 3 or above, meaning satisfactory or high achieving. Nineteen percent scored at Level 4, which means they are on track to meet college readiness standards. BMS students beat the average score in the state by 3 points and were more likely to pass than other students in the state. This performance stands in stark contrast to the showing on the FCAT 2.0 math test, results for which were released earlier this month. Of the eighth-graders who took the FCAT, only 5 percent scored Level 3 or above. Algebra students taking the test at Bradford High School did not do as well as those at the middle school, with just 32 percent of test takers at Level 3 or above and a mean score that was 20 points lower than the state average. Instead of 19 percent at Level 4 like the middle school, 19 percent of high schoolers were at Level 1, the lowest achievement level. Compare that to 2 percent at Level 1 at BMS. Still, like BMS, there was improvement compared to last year. BHS average score was up three points, and that 32 percent passing was up from 27 percent. Overall, the district improved 5 points on the mean score and 9 percent more passed the Algebra 1 EOC. Bradford middle schoolers also performed better than high schoolers in Union County and similarly to the blended group at the junior-senior high school in Keystone Heights. BY DAN HILDEBRAN Monitor Editor A longtime law enforcement official and a 1992 candidate for Bradford County Sheriff was killed Sunday morning in a crash near Hawthorne. Wiley Clark, 72, worked as an investigator for the State Attorneys office from 1977 to 1998. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, Wilber Petersen, 30, of Jacksonville was driving a tractor-trailer northbound on U.S. 301 near Southeast 57th Avenue in Alachua County. Just after 7:30 a.m., Petersen crossed the median and struck Clarks southbound 2003 Dodge pickup. Clark was pronounced dead at the scene. Petersen was taken to UF Health Shands Hospital with minor injuries. Clark served in various law enforcement agencies, including the Gainesville Police Department and Alachua County Sheriffs Office. Beginning in 1977, he was an investigator for the State Attorneys Office. He retired as the offices chief investigator in Starke to run for Bradford County Sheriff in 1992. In a five-way Democratic primary, Clark placed third behind Dolph Reddish, who was seeking to recapture the office he lost four years earlier, and BY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor With a mandate to keep the 10-year visioning process for Bradford County from dying, the chamber invited Crawford Powell of Impact Development Group, an economic development consultant and county commissioner, to speak with local business and government leaders last week. (Chamber CEO Pam Whittle) has been given instructions to keep it alive, so today what we want to try to do is put a little oomph back into that and see if we can reestablish that drive to create some economic development for this area, Powell said. Acknowledged up front was that little had been done since the Envision Bradford 2023 report was completed last year. Its still a piece of paper on the shelf, Powell said. Bradford has to determine its brand and what it has to sell, he said. It has to address how attractive it is to industry scouts. How easy it is to move here, obtain permits, qualify for incentives? Workforce is the number one issue that drives site selection, according to Powell. Bradford has to identify its workforce and local education and training opportunities while working to mitigate its drawbacks, including high school and college education statistics that trail the state. Technology jobs wont be created in an area with a low college graduation rate, he said. The countys demographics are out there, and when scouts see that Bradford was only one of two counties in the state to experience a population drop in recent years, Powell said it blemishes the countys reputation See SCORES, 2A See QUESTIONS, 6A See CLARK, 6A

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2A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, June 26, 2014 The other math-related EOC tests how well geometry students have mastered that material. Unfortunately, performance slipped at Bradford High. The mean score was down 8 points and the percentage passing was down 13 points. One out of five BHS students scored at Level 1. Keystones performance was steady, remaining on par with the state averages, but Union County High School experienced tremendous growth in its results, raising its mean score 16 points to top the state average. Its percentage passing jumped 29 points to 79 percent. BHS took a small step backward in biology, too, with a lower mean score than 2013 and 5 percent fewer students scoring Level 3 or above. The score remains more than 10 points lower than the state average, and the percent passing was more than 20 percent behind. Fifteen of Bradfords test-takers percent were at Level 1. Keystones performance slipped as well, but Union Countys score was up almost 10 points with 72 percent passing the test. UCHS bested the state on both counts. The U.S. History EOC was given for the second time this year, but 2014 was the first year the state established achievement levels to determine whether students passed the test. In Bradford County, 63 percent did, which was just 2 percent lower than the state average. The high schools mean score was only 5 points below the state average. Bradfords showing was better than Keystones, but once again the students at Union County High surpassed both schools as well as the state average. More than three-quarters of the student in Lake Butler passed the history EOC with a mean score that was 5 points higher than the state average. Finally, the EOC for civics debuted this year. Passing levels were not determined, but the state did divide scores into three achievement levels. Bradford Middle Schools score was 4 points lower than the state average, with the highest percentage of students scoring at the lowest level. BMS and the state did have the same percentage of students in the middle achievement range. Keystones score landed in between Bradford and the state, but one more time, students in Union County surpassed them. Lake Butler Middle School students taking the civics EOC also scored higher than the state average and were more likely to score at Level 2 or 3. State statute requires that students pass the Algebra 1 endof-course exam and FCAT 2.0 reading in order to graduate with a standard diploma. The EOC tests also determine 30 percent of the final grades earned in each of these courses. The results also figure into the grades assigned to schools and school districts. The relationship between the city and BCR has reportedly been strained, with fingers of blame pointing in both directions. Starke says the problem is the system, while BCR has cited operator error. But Clay County Utility Authority has also had problems with its systems (it has four), and Norman said BCR is currently working with CCUA on a solution, including writing a new version of the software itself. Once they get the bugs worked out, the engineer said it should eliminate 90 percent of Starkes problems. That probably wont be available before years end, however, and once it is, Norman said BCR would not be giving it away. The system is no longer under warranty, and any the city is going to have to pay for any improvements to the software or equipment. The cost of the sewer upgrade project exceeded $1 million, and the city is still paying for it, according to the city clerk. In addition to exceeding environmental standards, the city wanted to produce a higher class of solids that could be used as fertilizer at the wastewater spray field and eliminate the cost of transporting and disposing of the processed waste in a landfill. On the day the system was dedicated, BCRs CEO made a show of grabbing some of the byproduct with his hand, saying it was clean and odor free. Norman said the city has invested a lot in the facility and needs to benefit from that investment. It appears that to get there, part of his job will be to help heal the rift between the city and BCR. He said BCR wants Starke to be a satisfied customer and for the finger pointing to end. They acknowledge there are issues and are working toward solutions, he said. While Norman said both sides might have been ready to walk away from the table, the city is going to need BCRs support to operate the system. Commissioner Travis Woods said he would be waiting to see the cost estimates before reacting. Saying the system had never worked like it was supposed to, he added, Well bicker about whos going to do what with the figures come in. Commissioner Wilbur Waters asked about using the citys attorney to put pressure on BCR to cover these unexpected costs. Norman advised that once the city goes down that road, the relationship is shot. Theyve got attorneys, too, he said.SCORESContinued from 1A The smiling faces at the dedication do not foretell all of the issues the city has had with the sewage processing system since its instillation. 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. Heather Padgett 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 Happy 12th Birthday All your Family! NOW OPEN 1545 Branan Field Road Suite 5 Middleburg (Across from Walmart)Any 1 item or service!$50% OFFCannot be combined with insurance. Restrictions apply. Middleburg Location Only. Expires 6-30-14Most 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 6-30-14EYE EXAM & 2 PAIR OF GLASSES PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF HAMPTON ELECTION HAMPTON CITY HALL, 5784 NAVARRE AVE., HAMPTON, FL The City of Hampton will hold a regular election on Polls will be open from 7:00 am until 7:00 pm at Hampton City Hall for all voters residing within the City of Hampton. All voters are encouraged to participate. Information on the charter amendments and candidate election packets are now available; potential candidates are encouraged to call 352-468-1201 and make an appointment to pick up and review the election packet. The cost for qualifying will be $75.00; which is 5% of the annual salary for each seat. For voters who wish to request a mail-in Absentee Ballot, please call the Supervisor of Elections Office at 904-966-6266. All qualifying documents are to be submitted by to the City Clerk at Hampton City Hall at 5784 Navarre Ave., Hampton, FL. The city hall will be open during qualifying week to accept candidate packets from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm M, TU, WED, THUR and FRI, 10:00 to 2:00 pm. The phone number to city hall is (352) 468-1201. SEWERContinued from 1ASchool Board meeting next MondayJune 30, 2014 5:30 p.m. in the boardroom at the 501 W. Washington Street Starke

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Thursday, June 26, 2014 Bradford County Telegraph 3A Two announce for School Board District 5 seatThe following is an announcement of intention to seek public office submitted by the candidate. The final deadline for submissions by county and school board candidates was 5 p.m. on June 23. My name is Erica Mains Reddish; I am currently running for the school board seat for District 5. I was born and raised in Starke. I attended Pine Level Baptist Church from birth through 2000, and have been an active member at Madison Street Baptist Church ever since, where we are involved in the youth, childrens ministries, the choir and any other ministry that we may be needed for. I married my high school sweetheart, Eric Reddish, and we have been married for 14 and a half years. We have three beautiful children. Blake is 14 and going into the 10th grade at Bradford High School. Brooklynn is our 8-year-old and going into the 4th grade at Starke Elementary. And last, but certainly not least in personality, is our 5-year-old Berkley, and she is entering Starke Elementary as a kindergartener this year after completing K-4 through the Rainbow Center, which was a wonderful experience for her. We have been blessed through the years with amazing teachers in this community who have poured their heart and soul into our children, and it shows in the quality of education they have received. I honestly believe we have some of the best teachers there are out there who give of themselves without hesitation and without limits because they have such a passion for teaching. Having said that, I know there are so many parents out there who feel helpless and hopeless when it comes to their childs education. Whether it is a teacher/student conflict, a student/student conflict, or simple desperation because you feel as if your child is falling through the cracks and no one notices? I want you to know, there is someone who cares, someone who wants to help take the time to listen to your concerns, go to bat for you and your child, and help guarantee that your child gets the quality education they deserve. And that person is me! More and more children are being taken out of our local school system and placed into other neighboring schools due to the fact that parents feel as if there is no other option. I am here to tell you, that by partnering up and handling the issues that have caused a decline in our enrollment, we can improve our schools to the point that children who have been withdrawn will be able to return with confidence knowing that we are focused on making Bradford County schools the best experience it can be. Please, allow me, Erica Mains Reddish, to represent you in our school board District 5 position. I guarantee I will not let you down and I will be an open ear and an active face in this community. Our children deserve the best, and I expect the best for my children over the next 13 years as they attend the schools in Bradford County. I truly believe it takes a village to raise a child. Together, we can accomplish amazing things! Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O LORD, my rock and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 BY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor Qualifying for Bradford County commission and school board candidates took place last week, and here is how the races have shaped up.County commissionDistrict 2 Andy Norman (R) Doyle Thomas (D)-Incumbent Kenny Thompson (R) District 4 Helen Hersey (R) Danny Riddick (D)-IncumbentSchool board(Nonpartisan) District 1 Sheila Fayson Cummings Archie Kittles-Incumbent District 2 Stacey Creighton-Incumbent District 5 Erica Reddish William Rehberg Randy Starling School Board Member Stacey Creighton was not challenged this time around, and the incumbent from District 5, Roman Alvarez, has decided not to run, giving voters there a new slate of candidates to consider. Archie Kittles and Sheila Fayson Cummings will face off at the polls one more time. As Republicans, District 2 county commission candidates Andy Norman and Kenny Thompson will go to the primary, with the winner facing incumbent Doyle Thomas in November. The 2014 primary election is set for Aug. 26, while the general election is scheduled for Nov. 4. The county commission will also be asking voters countywide to support a referendum allowing the county to negotiate tax incentives with new and expanding businesses. In the congressional race, one-term Republican incumbent Ted Yoho is being challenged in the primary by Jake Rush. Also running for the District 3 U.S. House seat are teacher Marihelen Wheeler, a Democrat, and Howard Term Limits Lawson, who has no party affiliation. The governors race includes Republicans Rick Scott, Yinka Adeshina and Elizabeth CuevasNeunder, and Democrats Charlie Crist and Nan Rich, along with a variety of other party and nonparty affiliates. Democrats George Sheldon and Perry Thurston are both running for Republican incumbent Pam Bondis position as attorney general. Democrat Will Rankin is running against Republican Chief Financial Officer Jeff Attwater, and Democrat That Hamilton and write-in candidate Jeffery Obos are challenging Republican Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam. Rep. Charles Van Zant was unchallenged for the District 19 seat in the Florida House. Three Circuit 8 judges Robert Groeb, Phillip Pena and James Nilon were unopposed. William Falk has qualified to run against Judge William Davis. The three statewide ballot measures for the general election involve funding land and water conservation, access to medical marijuana, and allowing the governor to fill judicial positions prior to expected vacancies. Erica Reddish Bradford Gun & Pawn N OW O PEN L ATER 904-964-54401401 Hwy 301 Starke, FLWe accept all major credit cards & Debit too! We Stock Over100 NEW FIREARMS! Ruger Glock Smith & Wesson Springfield Taurus & More!Concealment Weapons & Sporting ArmsPlusAMMO!Most complete stock of Ammo around! NEW HOURS ~ MON-FRI 9-6pm Happy 90th Birthday! George Shuford6-25-24Love, your family! Billy RehbergThe following is an announcement of intention to seek public office submitted by the candidate. The final deadline for submissions by county and school board candidates was 5 p.m. on June 23. My name is Billy Rehberg, and I am asking for your vote on Aug. 26 for Bradford County School Board, District 5. I was born in Gainesville, but have lived my entire life in Starke. I have worked at the fam ily owned business known as Jacksons Building Supply for 30 years. I began working there while still attending Bradford High School. I attended Starke Elementary School, Bradford Middle School and Bradford High School. While attending BHS, I played football for coaches David Hurse and Mike Sexton. They were both mentors to me, and I learned discipline and respect from them. I still respect and look up to them and have gone many times to see Coach Hurse and ask his advice when I need someone to help me. I was also involved in FFA under Paul Hutchinson, Walt Westcott and Greg Alvarez. They taught me life skills I still use to day. I have three daughters who all attended the same Bradford County schools I did. They are now adults and have pursued work they enjoy. Ashley is a mom and an EMT working in medical at a local prison, Sarah is a stay-at-home mom and Lau ren works in the pre-K classroom while attending school to be a certified teacher. My wife also attended the same Bradford County schools I did. Lorrie Rehberg is a kinder garten teacher at Starke Elemen tary. She has taught for 14 years and is the 2013-14 Teacher of the Year for Starke Elementary. It has been our family goal to give back to our schools since they are near and dear to our hearts. Our Bradford County schools have given us the start we needed to begin our lives as young children, grow into pre teens and learn to become a part of society as young adults. We stayed involved as par ents while our children attended Starke Elementary by attending parent conferences, award ceremonies, working on the PTO, at tending fall festivals, volunteer ing on field trips and volunteer ing anytime we were needed. In middle school, we attended foot ball games, basketball games, softball games, chorus concerts and parent conferences, volun teered at school dances, worked on the PTO and volunteered anytime we were asked. In high school, we still attended sports functions, basketball games, football games, softball games, tennis matches, FFA events and parent conferences, worked at the fairgrounds during homecoming and drove in the parade carrying students. I say this to let you know I have been involved at many lev els in the Bradford County school system. I have seen when com munication has not been present between the community and the schools. It is now time for me to stand up and help resolve this issue and give more back to the schools that taught me and my children, and that are now teach ing my grandchildren. I have already spoken to organizations within our schools and want to support them through the gift of giving financially and giv ing my time. Our schools have been cut tremendously the past few years, and our businesses in Starke have come together to support them financially If elected, I will give each PTO in District 5 $250 to help start their school year. I will also give a $500 scholarship to a student in FFA who lives in the District 5 zone. I am also establishing a $500 scholarship in the name of Johnny Covington for a minority student who lives in the District 5 zone. I will support each school in District 5 by attending each fall festival and event that is planned by the school. I will also spend one day a week rotating between each District 5 School to talk and discuss any issues that teachers or parents feel they would like to discuss. After the election, I will ask that my rotation schedule be posted on the Bradford County website. I would also like to at tend each PTO meeting held at schools in District 5. If there is a conflict due to meetings sched uled at the same time, I will send a representative to the meeting to write down any questions or needs the school would like to discuss with me. My catch phrase has been Lets Talk during my campaign, and thats exactly what I want to do. Get out in the community, get the people to open up to me and lets talk about ideas and suggestions you feel will help bring our community and schools together. My main concern is the lack of communication between schools and the community, but I know people have other concerns as well. My phone number is 904769-2308, and I am available to you anytime. So contact me, and Lets Talk!Qualifying over for county seats, these are the candidatesWalk to end hungerThe Bradford County Food Pantry will be holding the Freedom From Hunger 5k to raise money Saturday, June 28, at 8 a.m. The event will begin and end at the Veterans Memorial Park in Starke with a brief ceremony to follow in the town square. There will also be bins for those wishing to donate food at the registration table. Those interested in participating can register all the way up to the day of the race. Register online at www. freedomfromhunger5k.weebly. com or in person on the day of the race. The entrance fee for the event is $15, due on the day of the race, and all proceeds will go to benefit the food pantry. Free HIV testingThe Bradford County Health Department is sharing the importance of National HIV Testing Day by offering free HIV counseling and testing on a walkin basis from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday, June 27. The health department is located at 1801 N. Temple Ave. in Starke. Democrats meeting The Bradford Democratic Executive Committees next meeting will be on Monday, June 30, at 7 p.m. in the Santa Fe College Andrews Center boardroom. The meeting is open to the public and any candidates running for public office. For more information, please contact Vice Chairman Paul Still at 904-368-0291.Celebrate the 4thFirst Baptist Church of Lawtey will be hosting an Independence Day celebration on July 4 from 5-9 p.m. Come for a great evening filled with fun, food, fellowship and fireworks. There will be bounce houses and big slides for the kids, as well as free hot dogs and drinks for all. At 9 p.m. the fireworks display will begin. The Kingsley Lake Property Owners Association announces its annual Independence Day Boat Parade and Dock Decorating Contest. The parade will get underway at 11 a.m. on July 4 in front of Kingsley Cove and proceed clockwise around the lake. Prizes will be awarded for best boat and runner-up. Dock judging will occur after the parade, with prizes awarded for best dock and runnerup. Residents and visitors are also looking forward to the usual fantastic fireworks that illuminate the sky around the lake well into the night on the fourth.

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4A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, June 26, 2014 LEGALSADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed bids for roadway construction on: NE 19th AVENUE RESURFACING will be received by the Clerk of Courts office in the Bradford County Court house located at 945 N. Temple Ave., Starke, FL 32091. Bids will be accepted until 10:00 a.m., July 9, 2014. Bids will be opened and publicly read aloud in the Board Commission Room, located in the N. wing of the Bradford County Courthouse. The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS, consisting of Advertisement for Bids, Information for Bidders, Bid, Bid Bond, Agreement, General Condi tions, Supplemental General Condi tions, Payment Bond, Specifications, and Addenda may be examined at the following locations: Owner:            Bradford County Board of County Commissioners County Managers Office 945 North Temple Avenue Starke, Florida 32091 Phone: (904) 966-6327 Engineer:        DRMP, Inc. 1900 SW 34th Street, Suite 204 Gainesville, Florida, 32608 Phone: (352) 371-2741 Fax: (352) 372-4318 Copies of the CONTRACT DOCUMENTS may be obtained at the of fice of the Engineer located at 1900 SW 34th Street, Suite 204, Gaines ville, Florida, 32608, upon payment of $50.00 for each set. No refund will be made for the CONTRACT DOCU MENTS. Construction time is 120 days. BASE BID includes constructing 1.3 miles of asphaltic concrete road resurfacing, testing, surface course, maintenance of traffic/safety measures, striping, and grassing. Bidder shall visit site prior to submission of bid to gain understanding of the extent of work. 6/19 2tchg 6/26-BCT NOTICE THE CITY OF HAMPTON is seek ing a certified public accountant/firm to conduct the 2012-2013 audit of its financial records for the fiscal year October 1, 2012 thru September 30, 2013, with the option of up to two additional years of audit services. Proposals and firm qualifications will be accepted until 2:00 PM on July 11, 2014 at City Hall, 5784 Navarre Ave. or may be mailed to P.O. Box 250, Hampton, FL   32044.   If you have any questions, please contact the City Clerk at (352) 468-1201.6/26 2tchg 7/3-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: 2014-0023 Certificate Number: 999 Parcel Number: 04326-0-00300 Year of Issuance: 2011 Description of Property: LOT THREE (3), OF BLOCK THIRTEEN (13), IN LINCOLN CITY, AC CORDING TO MAP OR PLAT OF SAME AS RECORDED IN BOOK I, ON PAGE 177 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN SOUTH HALF OF SOUTHEAST QUARTER, WEST OF RAILROAD, SECTION THIRTY-TWO (32), TOWNSHIP SIX (6) SOUTH, RANGE TWENTY-TWO (22) EAST. Assessed To: DANIEL JENKINS A/K/A DAN JOHN SON, DAN JOHNSON 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 6th day of August, 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. 6/26 4tchg 7/17-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: 2014-0022 Certificate Number: 8 Parcel Number: 00146-0-00200 Year of Issuance: 2011 Description of Property: ONE SQUARE ACRE IN THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER (SE 1/4) OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW 1/4) OF SECTION TWENTY THREE (23) IN TOWNSHIP SIX (6) SOUTH OF RANGE TWENTY (20) EAST Assessed To: TRUSTEES OF THE METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF MOUNT VERNON, CHURCH MT VERNON METHODIST 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 6th day of August, 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. 6/26 4tchg 7/17-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 12000258CAAXMX DIVISION: PHH MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, vs. STACY L. PIXLEY, et al, Defendants). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pursuant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated March 10, 2014, and entered in Case No. 12000258CAAXMX of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Bradford County, Florida in which PHH Mortgage Corporation, is the Plaintiff and Stacy L. Pixley, Wal ter C. Pixley, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nominee for Home Loan Center. Inc., dba LendingTree Loans Tenant # 1, Ten ant # 2, The Unknown Spouse of Sta cy L. Pixley, The Unknown Spouse of Walter C. Pixley, are defendants, 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 10th day of July, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: TWO PARCELS OF LAND SITUATED IN FRACTIONAL SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 9 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA, LOCALLY KNOWN AS LOTS THIRTY-EIGHT (38) AND THIRTY-NINE (39) OF SEMINOLE RIDGE, UNIT NO. 5; SAID PARCELS BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: LOT 38, SEMINOLE RIDGE, UNIT NO. 5. COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 12 AND RUN NORTH 06 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 43 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 12 A DISTANCE OF 1542.08 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT AND THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN NORTH 83 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 17 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 198.73 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE RUN NORTH 06 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 43 SEC ONDS EAST, 110 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE RUN SOUTH 83 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 198.73 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 12; THENCE RUN SOUTH 06 DEGREES 22 MIN UTES 43 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID EAST LINE A DISTANCE OF 110.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LOT 39, SEMINOLE RIDGE, UNIT NO. 5. COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 12 AND RUN NORTH 06 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 43 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 12 A DISTANCE OF 1652.08 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT AND THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 06 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 43 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 12, A DISTANCE OF 110.00 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE RUN NORTH 83 DEGREES 37 MIN UTES 17 SECONDS WEST, 198.73 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONU MENT; THENCE RUN SOUTH 06 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 43 SEC ONDS WEST, 110.00 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE RUN SOUTH 83 DEGREES 37 MIN UTES 17 SECONDS EAST, 198.73 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING A/K/A 308 SE 2ND AVENUE, MEL ROSE, FLORIDA 32666-5441 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 18 day of June, 2014. Clerk of the Circuit Court Bradford County, Florida By: Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813)221-4743 (813)221-9171 facsimile eService: servealaw@albenellilaw. com If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodations 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 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. 6/26 2tchg 7/3-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 04-2014-CP-31 IN RE: ESTATE OF BEN MOODY RABION Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Ben Moody Rabion, deceased, whose date of death was August 25, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Bradford County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is Bradford County Courthouse, 945 N Temple Ave, Starke, FL 32091. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal rep resentatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOR EVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PE RIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this no tice is June 26, 2014. Attorney for Personal Representative: LAW OFFICE OF RICHARD M. KNELLINGER, P.A. Lauren N. Richardson, For the FirmFlorida Bar Number: 0083119 2815 NW 13th Street, Suite 305 Gainesville, FL 32609-2865 Telephone: (352) 376-3334 Fax: (352) 376-1214 Primary e-mail: Lauren@knellinger law.com Secondary e-mail: carin@knellinger law.com Personal Representative: Cecelia Elaine Owens 209 Crystal Ridge Road Deland, FL 32720 6/26 2tchg 7/3-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVI SION Case No. 13000300CAAXMX CitiFinancial Servicing LLC, A Delaware Limited Liability Company, Plaintiff, vs. Linda J. Hess; Unknown Spouse of Linda J. Hess; Unknown Tenant #1; Unknown Tenant #2, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 18, 2014, entered in Case No. 13000300CAAXMX of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, in and for Bradford County, Florida, wherein CitiFinancial Servicing LLC, A Delaware Limited Liability Company is the Plaintiff and Linda J. Hess; Unknown Spouse of Linda J. Hess; Unknown Tenant #1; Unknown Tenant #2 are the Defendants, that I will sell to the highest and best bid der for cash at, the lobby of the court house at, 945 N. Temple Ave, Starke, FL 32091, beginning at 11:00 AM on the August 14, 2014, the following de scribed property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 19, OF WHISPERING PINES ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 40, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BRAD FORD COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1995 CRESCENT DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME WITH VIN NUMBERS 146M9169A AND 146M9169B 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 18 day of June, 2014. Ray Norman As Clerk of the Court By: Lisa Brannon As 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 Courthouse, 201 East University Ave., 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. Brock & Scott PLLC 1501 NW 49th St, Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 Attorney for Plaintiff 6/26 2tchg 7/3-BCT NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDI NANCE BY THE CITY OF LAWTEY Notice is hereby given that proposed Ordinance 2014-02 whose title appears below, will be considered for enactment by the City Council of Lawtey, Florida. The second and final reading will be held on July 7, 2014 at 7 p.m. or as soon thereafter that may be heard at City Hall, 2793 Lake St. Lawtey, Florida. A copy of the proposed ordinance may be inspected at City Hall, Lawtey, Florida. Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to the pro posed ordinance. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LAWTEY, FLORIDA PROHIBITING THE USE OF COMPRESSION OR ENGINE BRAKE; PROVIDING PENALTIES; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF PROVISIONS INCONSISTENT WITH THIS ARTICLE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. 6/26 1tchg-BCT NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDI NANCE BY THE CITY OF LAWTEY Notice is hereby given that proposed Ordinance 2014-03 whose title appears below will be considered for enactment by the City Council of Lawtey, Florida. The second and final reading will be held on July 7, 2014 at 7 p.m. or as soon thereafter that may be heard at City Hall, 2793 Lake St, Lawtey, Florida. A copy of the proposed ordinance may be inspected at City Hall, Lawtey, Florida. Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to the pro posed ordinance. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO FLORIDA POWER AND LIGHT COMPANY, ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, PROVIDING RIGHT OF WAY, PROVIDING FOR INDEMNIFI CATION, AUTHORING THE ESTABLISHMENT OF RATES IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE LAW, PROVIDING NO COMPETITION CLAUSE, AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFEC TIVE DATE. 6/26 1tchg-BCT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: Randall L. Green Last known address of: 1001 SE 66th St Starke FL 32091-7554 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 6/26 1tchg-BCT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: Eric D. Cohens Last known address of: 920 E Thomas ST 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 6/26 1tchg-BCT VENDOR REQUEST TO RFP QUALIFIED INSURANCE CARRIERS The City of Starke will accept propos als for employee benefits for group health, dental, life, voluntary life and vision proposals from   qualified insur ance carriers   licensed to do business in the State of Florida. Qualifying   car riers   should contact O&A Insurance Services Inc. at 904-287-0848 x10 or email   Wendy@Owenservices.com   for a copy of the RFP.   RFP Deadline for response is July 21, 2014.   6/26 3tchg 7/10-BCT LEGAL NOTICE BRADFORD COUNTY TRANSPORTATION DISADVANTAGED COORDINATING BOARD BUSINESS MEETING The North Central Florida Regional Planning Council announces a public meeting to which all persons are invited. DATE AND TIME: July 15, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. PLACE: City of Starke Commis sion Meeting Room located at 209 N. Thompson Street in the City of Starke GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To conduct the regular business of the Bradford County Transportation Disadvan taged Coordinating Board. A copy of the agenda may be ob tained by contacting: North Central Florida Regional Planning Council, 2009 NW 67th Place, Gainesville, Florida 32653-1603. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommoda tions to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 2 business days before the meeting by contacting 352.955.2200. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Flori da Relay Service, 1.800. 955.8771 (TDD) or 1.800. 955.8770 (Voice). If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at the meeting, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceed ing is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued. 6/26 1tchg-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVI SION CASE NO: 04-2013-CA-0172 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR BNC MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2007-2 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2, Plaintiff vs. DENNIS PARSON; AMY BITGOOD; PAMELA J. BITGOOD Defendant(s) NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated June 18, 2014, and entered in 04-2013-CA-0172 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for BRADFORD County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR BNC MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2007-2 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2, is the Plaintiff and DENNIS PARSON; AMY BITGOOD; PAMELA J. BITGOOD are the Defendants). Ray Norman as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the high est and best bidder for cash, the Front Lobby 945 N. Temple Ave. Starke FL 32091, at 11:00 AM on August 14, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judg ment, to wit: LOT 63, CRYSTAL LAKE HOME SITES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 6 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 18 day of June, 2014. Ray Norman As Clerk of the Court By: Lisa Brannon As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT 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 Courthouse, 201 East University Ave., 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. Robertson, Anschutz & Schneid, P.L. Attorneys for plaintiff 6409 Congress Avenue, Suite 100, Boca Raton, FL 33847 Telephone: 561-241-6901 Fax: 561910-0902. 6/26 2tchg 7/3-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVI SION CASE NO. 13000484CAAXMX NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC, Plaintiff, vs. TIMOTHY J. DUBOIS, LESLIE LUZADER, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 2, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of Foreclosure filed June 12, 2014 entered in Civil Case No. 13000484CAAXMX of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for Bradford County, Starke, Florida, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Bradford County Courthouse, 945 North Temple Avenue, Starke, FL. 32091 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 14 day of August, 2014 at 11:00 AM on the fol lowing described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, towit: Lot Five (5), Kesslers Addition, Sec tion 19, Township 7 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County, Florida. Lots Six (6), Seven (7) and Eight (8), Kesslers Addition, unrecorded subdivision in Section 19, Township 7 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County, Florida; also described as the Southeast of the East 1/2 of a 210 foot by 210 foot square in the Northwest comer of the Southeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of said Section 19, Township 7 South, Range 22 East. TOGETHER WITH that certain 1998 GENE singlewide mobile home bear ing identification GMHGA21698203 82 and Florida title number 75374169, situate thereon, which, by intention of the parties has been retired pursuant to Florida States 319.261, and therefore constitutes a part of the realty. 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 18 day of June, 2014. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY: Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk MCCALLA RAYMER, LLC, ATTOR NEY FOR PLAINTIFF 110 SE 6TH STREET FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33301 (407)674-1850 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. 6/26 2tchg 7/3-BCT NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDI NANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF STARKE, FLORIDA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the proposed Ordinance, whose title hereinafter appears, will be brought up for READING and ADOPTION Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at the City Commission Meeting commencing at 7:00 p.m., at Starke City Hall, 209 North Thompson Street, Starke, Florida. A copy of said Ordinance may be inspected by any member of the public at the Office of the City Clerk at City Hall, in Starke, Florida. On the dates above-mentioned, all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to this proposed Ordinance. ORDINANCE NUMBER 2014 0709 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF STARKE, FLORIDA REPEALING ORDINANCE 2002-417; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. 6/26 1tchg-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 130005 97CAAXMX U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR STRUCTURED ASSET SECURITIES CORPORATION MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2005-RF2 Plaintiff, vs. ALBERT LEGUE A/K/A AL LEGUE; BARBARA LEGUE; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II; RIVER OAK PLANTATION HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAY SAFETY AND MOTOR VEHICLES, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named De fendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the un dersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Bradford County, Florida, will on the 14 day of August, 2014, at 11:00 A.M. at the In the Front Lobby at the Bradford County Courthouse, Starke, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the high est and best bidder for cash, the fol lowing-described property situate in Bradford County, Florida: A parcel of land lying in the SE 1/4 of Section 2, Township 6 South, Range 20 East, in Bradford County, Florida; said parcel being shown as Lot 20 on a map recorded in Miscellaneous Map Book 1, Page 18 of the Public Records of said County and being more particularly described as follows; Commence at a concrete monument found at the Northwest corner of said SE 1/4 and run North 89 degrees 24 minutes 06 seconds East, along the Northerly boundary thereof, 1199.07 feet to a set iron rod; thence South 00 degrees 52 minutes 45 seconds West, 511.94 feet to a set iron rod; thence South 13 degrees 13 minutes 09 seconds West, 532.95 feet to a set iron rod for the Point of Beginning. From Point of Beginning thus de scribed run South 76 degrees 46 min utes 51 seconds East, 367.81 feet; thence South 13 degrees 13 minutes 09 seconds West, 177.65 feet; thence North 76 degrees 46 minutes 51 sec onds West, 367.81 feet; thence North 13 degrees 13 minutes 09 seconds East, 177.65 feet to the Point of Be ginning. Above described lands being con veyed with and subject to an ease ment for ingress and egress over all roadways as shown on aforesaid map (Miscellaneous Map Book 1, Page 18). Together with that certain Mobile Home Serial # 114-38512, 2002 Champion pursuant to the Final Judgment entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an in terest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 18 day of June, 20 14. 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 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk DefaultLink, Inc. Attn: Publication Department 13800 Montfort Drive, Suite 300 Dallas, Texas 75240 (972) 239-3777 ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF Brian T. Dunmire Butler & Hosch, P.A. 3185 S. Conway Rd., Ste. E Orlando, Florida 32812 (407)381-5200 6/26 2tchg 7/3-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION Case No. 04-2009-CA-000637 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER, TO WACHOVIA BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. YONG SUE ODONNELL; UNKNOWN TENANT #1, N/K/A JOHN DOE; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 N/K/A JANE DOE, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to an Order or Final Judgment entered in Case No 04-2009-CA-000637 of the Circuit court of the Eighth Judi cial Circuit in and for Bradford, Flori da, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, and YONG SUE ODONNELL; UNKNOWN TENANT #1 N/K/A JOHN DOE; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 N/K/A JANE DOE, Defendants, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash located at Bradford County Courthouse 945 N. Temple Avenue, Starke, FL 32091 at the hour of 11:00 a.m. on the 31st day of July, 2014, the following property: A parcel of land lying in the NW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 18, Township 6 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County, Florida; said parcel being more particularly described as follows: Commence at an old iron axle found at the Northeast corner of the NW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of said Section 18 and run South 02 degrees 13 min utes 58 seconds West, as a basis of bearings, along the East line of NW 1/4 of SE 1/4 of said Section 18, for a distance of 119.07 feet to a found 1/2 iron rod located on the Southerly R/W line of NW 177th Avenue being in a curve concave to the North and having a radius of 17230.45 feet; thence run in a Northwesterly direction along said R/W line and along the arc of said curve as measured along a chord having a bearing of North 88 degrees 06 minutes 15 seconds West for a chord distance of 185.19 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod for the Point of Be ginning. From the Point of Beginning thus described run South 02 degrees 13 minutes 58 seconds West, parallel with said East line of NW 1/4 of SE 1/4 of Section 18, for a distance of 303.89 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod; thence run North 87 degrees 46 minutes 02 sec onds West for a distance of 143.27 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod; thence run North 02 degrees 13 minutes 58 sec onds East, parallel with said East line of NW 1/4 of SE 1/4 of Section 18, for a distance of 304.42 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod located on said South erly R/W line of NW 177th Street be ing in a curve concave to the North and having a radius of 17230.45 feet; thence run in a Southeasterly direc tion along said R/W line and along the arc of said curve as measured along a chord having a bearing of South 87 degrees 33 minutes 29 second East for a chord distance of 143.27 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. DATED this 18 day of June 2014. Lisa Brannon Clerk of the Court Kelley & Fulton, P.A., 1665 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 1000, West Palm Beach. FL 33401 IMPORTANT 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 Krista Garber. ADA Coordinator, in the Administrative Office of the Court. BRADFORD County Courthouse. 945 North Temple Ave.: telephone number (904) 964-6280 within two (2) working days of your re ceipt of this Notice: If hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8770. 6/26 2tchg 7/3-BCT NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE BY THE CITY OF LAWTEY Notice is hereby given that proposed ordinance 2014-04 whose title appears below, will be considered for enactment by the City Council of Lawtey, Florida. The reading will be on July 7, 2014 at 7 p.m. or as soon thereafter that may be heard at City Hall, 2793 Lake St., Lawtey, Florida. A copy of the proposed ordinance may be inspected at City Hall, Law tey, Florida. All interested parties are invited to attend. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LAWTEY, FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR LOCAL IMPLEMENTATION OF BOTH YEAR-ROUND WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES AND TEMPORARY WATER. SHORT AGE RESTRICTIONS; PROVIDING FOR RECOGNITION OF RELATED RULES OF THE SUWANNEE RIV ER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT; PROVIDING DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING FOR ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTIES; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; REPEALING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISIONS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. 6/26 1tchg-BCT

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Thursday, June 26, 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. An invasive, exotic fruit fly has taken up residence in Bradford County. The fly, called spotted wing drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura), is an invasive pest that was first reported in the United States in California in 2008 and in Hillsborough County, Florida, in 2009. This pest has caused serious economic impact losses with losses estimated as high as 40 percent for blueberries and 50 percent in strawberries. SWD infests most of the thin-skinned, small and stone fruits including blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, cherries and grapes, and many wild plants like nightshade and galberry. Originating in the Orient, this fly resembles common fruit flies that accumulate on overripe bananas, flats of strawberries left without refrigeration, old fallen citrus, discarded watermelon rinds, and other decomposing fruit. The common fruit fly and the SWD are both small (1/8 inch), have prominent red eyes and are closely related. However, wing tips of male spotted wing drosophila incorporate a dark spot that is lacking in common fruit flies. SWD males and females also have continuous dark bands on their abdomen. Female SWD have serrations on the egg-laying organ (ovipositor) that can cut soft surfaces of fruit to lay eggs inside. Common fruit flies lack this capability and only lay eggs on soft, overripe or rotting fruit surfaces. Spotted wing drosophila eggs that hatch inside fruit become white maggots that can soften and ruin fruit in the field or can accompany harvested fruit undiscovered until the fruit is in consumers hands. Given the swift colonization of SWD from California to Florida, berry growers should be prepared to encounter this fly. The presence of SWD is not obvious because eggs are laid deep in fruit and larvae develop in hiding. Scouting for SWD is necessary to learn if flies are present to determine if insecticides are needed to control adult flies. Adult flies can be trapped in clear plastic cups baited with about 6 ounces of apple cider vinegar. The cup traps can be hung in strawberry fields protected from direct sun, tractor and irrigation operations. In blueberries and blackberries plastic cups are hung on the south side of the plants away from the morning sun and about 1 foot (30 cm) below the top of the bush. Cultural practices that deny SWD its breeding sites and kill immature stages inside cull fruit include removing marketable berries quickly, before they are infested, and properly disposing of unmarketable fruit and the immature insects they harbor. Any unsold fruit should be collected and buried 1 foot (30 cm) deep to ensure the insects do not emerge from the soil. If buried too shallow, the fly larvae will crawl to the soil surface, develop to adults, and damage fruit. Remove alternative host like wild blackberry from land adjacent to your farm. Applications of appropriate insecticides should be made as SWD presence is detected. Contact your local extension office to find out which insecticides can be used on your berry crop. There are no insecticides available for egg or larva control inside fruit. Recurring applications of pesticides at close intervals may be required under heavy pressure, for populations of mixed life stages, or when flies regularly move from outside sources into fruiting fields. When these conditions are absent, applications could be held to one lifecycle or longer, probably 10 days to 2 weeks. Do not spray insecticides if SWD is not present. Special thanks to Dr. Teresia Nyoike, University of Florida Department of Entomology and Nematology for contributing to this article. Church Highland First Baptist Church 1395 U.S. 301 North, Lawtey, is currently hosting High Power Soccer: the Proven Method camps on Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., through July 19. Lunch will be provided. Parents are welcome to stay and watch their children. Call Dana Pendarvis at 904-769-3180 to register. The Greater Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church welcomes guest speaker Rev. Christopher Johnson of Phillip R. Cousin A.M.E. Church in Jacksonville this Sunday, June 29, during the 11 a.m. service. R.J.E. Lodge #69 will be in charge of the service, with Goins Lodges male choir in attendance. Call 904-964-6995 for more information. Lighthouse Global Ministries in Waldo will host a revival, titled Raise the Standard, starting at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on July 6 and at 7 p.m. on July 7-9. Call 352-468-1034 for more information. Macedonia Free Will Baptist Church 2496 Lake St., Lawtey, will host an appreciation of Pastor Mary Bright Palmer at 7:30 p.m. July 15-18, 11 a.m. July 19, and 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. July 20. The Greater Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church will celebrate Family and Friends Day on Sunday, July 13, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Starke Mayor Carolyn Spooner of Antioch Baptist Church will give the message during the 11 a.m. service. Rev. Melvin Kennerly of Greater Payne Chapel A.M.E. Church in Jacksonville will present a message at 3:30 p.m. Call 904-964-6995 for more information. Email the details of your congregations upcoming special events to editor@ bctelegraph.com. DEADLINE IS MONDAY AT 5 P.M. Jim DeValerio Be careful where you dig is good advice, but even a call to the utility company wouldnt have steered Al Mize clear of what his shovel struck June 5. While digging trenches for new water lines to his cattle troughs, Mize thought he struck a root. After several attempts to cut it, he went around and returned later to dig it out, only to find it wasnt a root obstructing his path but a World War II era mortar. My first thoughts were to give the mortar to Sheriff Gordon Smith at the Bradford County Sheriffs Office, just to pull his chain a little, Mize said, but he really didnt know if the mortar was dangerous or not. It was dirty and corroded, but in otherwise good condition. He instead contacted the sheriffs office to determine how he should dispose of it. The office contacted Camp Blanding and stood watch as Sgt. Waller and an assistant examined the mortar and determine it was indeed explosive. They carefully packed it in damp soil and transported it back to the base for disposal. Mizes parents, Harold and Jennie Hamontree, purchased the farm off of Northwest 75th Avenue which belonged to Harry Lewis. Lewis farmed the land from the mid 1920s through the mid 1960s. Lewis and his family reportedly raised livestock and crops, and even turpentine sold to companies making gun powder, but the land was primarily used for timber production, Mize said. Today it is still producing cattle and timber. The lay of the farm land has not changed much over the last 90 years, said Mize. The farm is surrounded by wetlands and the old curvy dirt farm road, previously a timber road, still meanders through the 70 acre farm. The land around the old farm is the start of what some local or older Bradford County residents refer to as Gum Creek. While he knows the land and history well, Mize can only guess how a mortar from WWII ended up there. He connects it to the boom the area experienced during the war years. I can only speculate that the army may have utilized Bradford County and the old farm roads for training maneuvers. Unfortunately, we may never know how the mortar ended up on the old farm, he said. He said he was grateful to the sheriffs office and Camp Blanding for their professionalism and assistance. 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 TO ANNOUNCE YOUR CHURCH EVENT, MAIL PERTINENT INFORMATION, TYPED OR PRINTED LEGIBLY, TO: BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH P.O. Drawer A, Starke, FL 32091 Life Groups 9:30 AMMorning Worship10:30 AMMid-week Refuel 7:00 PM 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 WWII mortar dug up by farmer Left Sgt. Waller gets some assistance loading the mortar and taking it to Camp Blanding. Below The mortar looked its age but was still dangerous after many years.

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6A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, June 26, 2014 QUESTIONSContinued from 1A even if the decline can be easily explained by the closure of a prison. The consultant spent time with Whittle while he was here, touring the county and taking an inventory of its assets. Powell called Starkes industrial park a business park without the acreage necessary to support industry. Land is available at the Keystone Heights Airpark, but only for short-term leases not attractive for a business with a long-range plan that would have to build from the ground up. The airport is a hidden jewel that could use some polishing, he said. Other assets are the college, the technical center with its certificate programs, the proximity of Camp Blanding and the training level of its soldiers and retirees, and the presence of U.S. 301. Even with the bypass coming, Powell said, there is an opportunity to plan to capture the traffic wherever it goes. He added the trucking companies, the railroad, and the admittedly costly possibility of building a spur to support a business that needed access to the railroad. The community could also have the support of utilities like Florida Power and Light and the experts at JaxUSA if it takes time to establish those connections. Perhaps to the chagrin of those who feel local government should hire someone to head up economic development for the county, Powell said Bradford is not at all ready in spite of it being one of the primary goals of the Envision report. That doesnt mean commissioners hesitant to fund the hire are out from under any pressure. Powell said there is much the public sector can be doing to prepare for and encourage economic development, including investing in infrastructure and land purchases, and perhaps even building facilities businesses can easily move into, adapt or expand. The availability of those facilities is also high on the priority list for industry scouts, and its up to community leaders to determine the funding sources for such projects. Key to courting development is the ability to negotiate solutions because Bradford is competing with communities that can serve these businesses. A possible catch-22: Powell said for a county to grow there has to be an industrial base. It cannot be done by relying on residential development. The taxes paid by business and industry support cities, counties and schools, and theyve found it isnt until houses reach $300,000 in value that the taxes residents pay begin to match the services they receive. Does Bradford have the tax base to support the kind of investment Powell talked about? Are the countys and citys plans to offer tax breaks to new and expanding businesses then in conflict with the need to fund growth? When Bradford is ready to hire someone for economic development, that will be an investment, too. Powell said the county could look to pay six figures to someone with the necessary experience and contacts, plus travel and other expenses. A young graduate will be eager, but ineffective. Will leaders create and fund such a position, making an economic development director the most highly paid official in the county? These and even tougher questions will have to be addressed, but the biggest question of all, is who is going to address them? The joint meeting, which took place during the lunch hour at Downtown Grill, drew approximately two dozen interested parties, but will a group rise to the top and make economic development its passion project? County Commissioner Lila Sellars spoke to her board later that night about it being time to commit to the challenge of economic development or let it go. She recommended, and the board agreed, that there needs to be an additional joint meeting between the city and county commissions and the chamber of commerce to found a committee whose job it would be to take it on. Powell talked about a proactive group like that made up of representatives from the public and private sectors. County Manager Brad Carter was tasked with setting up the meeting. One matter to be addressed this week is the availability of faster Internet accesses for businesses. Business leaders will be meeting at the Andrews Center with Affiniti June 26 about access to broadband service for this and surrounding communities.Bob Milner, who would later beat Reddish in a runoff. Milner remembered Clark as an even-tempered man with a dry sense of humor. I never saw him lose his temper with anyone, recalled Milner. Milner also said Clarks personality was a perfect fit for an investigator and that Clark was an extremely skilled interviewer. After the election, Clark returned to the State Attorneys office where he led a drug task force for several years and investigated cases out of the judicial circuit. He retired again in 1998. One of the most well-known cases Clark worked on was the 1985 murder of Starke businessman Joe Banister. The 41-year-old was shot with a semiautomatic weapon as he drove on S.R. 18 between Hampton and Theressa. Clark, along with Bradford County Sheriffs investigator Don Denton, crisscrossed the United States until they tracked the killing to a self-proclaimed soldier of fortune by the name of John Wayne Hearn. Hearn eventually testified against the victims wife, Debbie Banister, telling Denton and Clark the woman hired him to kill her husband. Debbie Banister was later convicted in the murder-for-hire scheme. For years after the conviction, Clark kept a photograph of Hearn and Debbie Banister at his desk in Starke. He told media representatives the case was the most unusual he had ever worked on. Clark also served as president of the Starke Golf and Country Club and Starke Rotary Club. Former Bradford County Telegraph reporter Carolyn Eaves, who worked with Clark at the courthouse, said Clark was one of the most dependable people she ever worked with. She remembered him as someone who had a strong sense of right and wrong and a passion for justice. Clark was a longtime resident of Little Lake Santa Fe, but moved to Hawthorne about two years ago. Funeral services for Clark will be held today at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Keystone Heights. CLARKContinued from 1A Who says you cant make some noise at the Library!So far the summer programs at the Bradford County Public Library have been a smashing success and the program on Japanese drumming was a hit with the audience. Ron Collins from Tampa Taiko Japanese Drum Ensemble entertained a crowd with his handmade drums and then let all the attendees play. (Below l-r) Alanna Patterson concentrates on handling the sticks, Ryder Detweiler prepares to make a big boom, and Joel Lawson enjoys the rhythmic beat of the drum at that the Bradford County Public Library rfntbttrf ntbn tt tn tt tn rfttbtt tt nbrftf ntntbtt trbrbt ttttt t

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Wight said his physical training beforehand really helped during the first five days of the climb. The summit day was tough, though. (The guides) dont want you take a lot of breaks, Wight said. I guess if you take a lot of breaks, the altitude will get to you and stuff like that, and youll until we landed in Kilmanjaro, we didnt even know if we were on the right plane. It was the right plane, though, so Wight and his friend Cochram were able to begin their climb, which would last seven days. The climb began at an altitude of 6,300 feet. During the first four days, the group Wight was a part of reached 14,100 feet. The fifth day saw Wight reach 15,500 feet, which is higher than any point in the United States with the exception of Alaskas Mount McKinley. Wight said ice and snow hit the camp at that 15,500 mark, but added the group was lucky in regard to the weather. The weather on McKinley can change in an instant, Wight said, adding that a cloud can blow over and turn 60 degrees to 35 degrees. The website of one Kilmanjaro guide service likens the climb to going from the equator to Antarctica. Wights group, though, didnt really experience extreme ice or snow conditions until they reached their campsites and were done climbing for the day. The weather never got us while we were hiking that mucha little bit here and there, but nothing real bad, Wight said. It always kind of came at night. The trek to Kilmanjaros summit day began at midnight on day six. It is a constant push from 15,500 feet to 19,340 feet. BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer A picture is worth a thousand words. Multiply that by 13,000, and youll have how many feet Troy Wight climbed to get a breathtaking photo of a sunrise. Wight, who lives in Union County and works for Florida Gas in Brooker, recently climbed Mount Kilmanjaro in Tanzania, Africa. He said he probably cant make anyone he knows in this rural community understand why hed want to do such a thing. Its a small town, he said. Its mainly farmland here and country boys. Im a country boy, too. I hunt and fish like everybody else, but this is definitely not something that interests a lot of people, I dont think, around here. Yet if you were in Wights shoes when he was approximately 10 feet from Kilmanjaros peak when the sun crested, perhaps you would understand. The sight, in Wights words, was awesome. Youre actually above the clouds and looking down at all the glaciers, he said. Wight has been visiting the highest points in the United States for the past three years with his youngest daughter, Christine, who is 18. Admittedly, there isnt much to some states highest points, but Wight and his daughter did successfully reach the peak of Colorados Mount Elbert, which is the third highest point in the U.S. behind Californias Mount Whitley and Alaskas Mount McKinley. Mount Kilmanjaro, though, represented a peak that is not only approximately 5,000 feet higher than Mount Elbert, but has approximately 8,5000 feet more of elevation gain. It was, Wight said, the toughest climb hes attempted. His friend, Lester Cochram, whos the one who asked Wight if he wanted to make the climb, admitted as much as well, and Cochram has done a lot more climbing outside of the U.S. He told me point blank on the summit day on Kilmanjaro it was the number-one hardest day hes ever had, Wight said. Prior to going, Wight trained for the climb. He said he exercises regularly anyway, but made sure to focus on incline work, whether it was on his NordicTrack or walking up and down the stairs in his house. Those exercises also included wearing a 20-30-pound filled backpack, which would simulate what he and other climbers would be doing on their trek. We had to carry anywhere from 20 to 25 pounds each day, Wight said of the Kilmanjaro climb. That was mainly our water for that day, our snacks for that day and, of course, our hiking poles and any change of gear. Wight flew from Jacksonville to Washington, D.C., on Feb. 28. After a 14-hour layover, he flew approximately 13 hours to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. From there, Wight flew to Mount Kilmanjaro. Addis Ababa Bole International Airport is really too small to handle the amount of traffic it does, Wight said. The experience there was hectic and filled with uncertainty. It was just chaos, like sardines in a can, Wight said. You didnt know where you were going. You couldnt understand anything anyone said. Honest to God, Troy Wight climbed Africas Mount Kilmanjaro and explores U.S. high points with daughter Christine Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, June 26, 2014News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake RegionFEATURES CRIME SOCIALS OBITUARIES EDITORIAL FAM PAK$499 lb $249 lbPRICES AVAILABLEJUNE 25 JULY 01 $299$1992 $32 $3 2LB BAG Amazing quality. Fantastic prices.Satisfaction Guaranteed FAM PAK$269lb 24-32 OZ$329 $329 lb FAM PAK$299 lb FAM PAK$119 FAM PAK$299 lb Open 7 Days a Week 8am to 8pm1371 South Walnut St. (Hwy 301) Starke (904) 368-9188 lb Unions Wight enjoys worlds beauty from up highTroy Wight poses for a picture with Mount Kilmanjaro in the background. Troy Wight took this picture of a sunrise at 19,340 feetapproximately 10 minutes Troy Wight and his daughter Christine stand atop of 14,433 feet makes it the third highest point in the United States and the second highest point in the lower 48 states. Troy and Christine are attempting to

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Outback, Sonnys and Tony and Als Deli. Now thats food someone would actually want to eat, but BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Several interesting comments were made at the Bradford County Public Library on June 12, but none of them were, My compliments to the chef. Its not known whether those who signed up for the librarys annual Food Fear Factor went home with sickening, sour stomachs, but sickening, sour stomach was the name of one of the so-called meals six courses. Well, seven courses if you include throwing all the ingredients into a blender and serving up in a glass. Not even Jack LaLanne and his juicer could come up with such a creation, but four of the nights participants drank up to break a tie in the children and adult divisions. Hannah Perron chugged her socalled drink faster than Gentry Cooksey could to be that nights winning child, while Deborah Owens came out on top over Jaime Cooksey in the adult division. Antanika Tyson was the winning teen, though she was the only teen entrant and bowed out before the final course could be served. Who could blame Tyson, though? Believe it or not, a menu consisting of shiver me liver, smothered sweet heart, 2B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday June 26, 2014 Florida Twin Theatre All Seats $6.00 Before 6 p.m. 964-5451 OPEN EVERY NIGHT Visit us on-line at www.FloridaTwinTheatre.com SCREEN 1 SCREEN 2 SCREEN 1 Starts Fri. Now Showing Starts Weds. July 2nd Gerard ButlerFri 8:00 Sat 4:50, 8:00 Sun 4:50 Mon Thur 7:15Wed.-Thur 7:30 Mark Wahlberg Teo Halm How to Train Your Dragon 2 Earth to Echo Fri 7:00, 9:00 Sat 5:00, 7:00, 9:00 Sun 5:00, 7:00 Mon Tue 7:30 Wed. Kids Shows 10am & 1pm All Seats $5.00July 2nd The Nut Job Dinner is served...be afraidooey gooey polluted lungs, slimy eyeball smoothie and fish-oiled brain, along with the aforementioned sickening, sour stomach, is not even close to being as appealing as it sounds. In fact, the evenings host, Dr. Bunsen Burner (library director Robert Perone), gave a pre-meal demonstration of how to use the supplied vomit bags. No one actually needed to use the bags with the exception of Cameron Brosky, who unfortunately couldnt grab his bag in time before he tossed his cookies. Actually, cookies were not among the nights ingredients, but the ingredients were not as bad as the entries gaginducing names might imply. It was the combinations that made them hard for participants to stomachor smell. Each participant was asked to take a big whiff of each serving before attempting to consume it. Jeon Russell never even took the first bite, declaring herself out of the competition after smelling the first course, which was sickening, sour stomach. That dish was made by combining rice, mashed potato flakes, lemon bar mix, Sour Patch Kids, Kool-Aid lemonade mix, vinegar and vanilla yogurt. The event began with 17 participants, with eight dropping out in the first round. When it was time to serve the fifth course, slimy eyeball smoothie, which consisted of tonic water, seltzer water, onions, gelatin, applesauce and Spanish olives, only four participants remained. Despite Owens remark that the final course of fish-oiled brain (sardines, anchovies, clam juice, chub mackerel, unflavored gelatin, evaporated milk, baby clams and tuna) smelled like cat food, she, Perron and Gentry and Jaime Cooksey finished off, setting up the tiebreaker in which every course was blended together. The winner had to finish it off before his or her competitor. The winner and runner-up in each division received prizes, and what prizes they weregift certificates/cards good for food at such places as Chilis, Dicks Wings, Dickeys, Olive Garden, Hope Owens dreads eating seems in a state of disbelief in regard to the probably not until first fully recovering from Food Fear Factor. As Jaime Cooksey noted with a smiley emoticon on the Bradford County Telegraphs Facebook page, Not my best idea. Library Director Robert Owens is not saying a blessing for this (right) is pictured in the aftermath of losing his Cooksey looks on. Jaime Cooksey looks on in amusement as Jeon Randall gets a whiff of Sickening Sour Stomach. The smell was enough to force Randall to drop out of the competition. Perron works to down. Despite what looked close calls, she made it to the is not crazy about spinach being one of the ingredients Polluted Lungs.

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of the lymph nodes under his arm and in his neck was suffocating him. They knew immediately what they were dealing with and decided it was best to transport him to the trauma unit at Shands, where they were better equipped to handle such a serious case. At Shands, they had Powell in surgery within an hour. The surgical debridement lasted about 3.5 hours. Then the doctors came to talk to the family. The doctors told Cathy and Moore that they had removed all of the flesh, some of the muscle, all of the fatty tissue and the dead nerves from the top of Powells right hand all the way up to his shoulder and the right side of his chest and back. They said that there was a very good chance that Powell would not survive, and if he did, amputation of some or all of the affected areas was a very real possibility. Christmas day brought another surgical debridement and the same dire warning from the doctors about Powells prognosis. All we could do was wait and pray, Moore recorded in the journal she kept through the ordeal. It felt as though someone had knocked the breath out of us. It was like a horrible nightmare. Cathy remembers being in a kind of shock, knowing and understanding what was going on and trying to deal with what decisions needed to be made. I was scared, very scared, she said. I heard what they were saying, but I didnt believe it. I wouldnt believe that I was going out to eat with members of his family. According to his wife, Cathy, he got up and went to work at his restaurant (Powells Dairy Freeze in Starke) as usual on Dec. 23. He came home much sooner than usual after he started feeling ill. Cathy said he came home and told her he didnt feel well and that his arm felt as though someone had poured acid on it. He asked Cathy to take him to the emergency room at Shands Starke, and he remained there for most of the day. Cathy said she asked them if they had any idea what was wrong with her husband, and they said they did not. She took him home with prescriptions for cortisone cream and painkillers to care for him herself. About 5 a.m. the next morning (Christmas eve), Cathy called her daughter Kelly Moore and told her that Powell was much worse. His arm was swollen and bleeding, and his skin was literally dissolving before her eyes. Cathy put him in the car and headed for North Florida Regional Medical Center. Cathy said by the time she pulled up at the emergency room, Powell was having a hard time breathing. Once inside, the doctors found it necessary to intubate him because the swelling grafts and physical therapy may be needed once the infection is cured. healthy individuals. The infection begins at a break in the skin, resulting from trauma or surgery. It begins as a painful, inflamed lesion or lump on the skin, which quickly becomes much more painful than would seem appropriate given the size of the lesion. The disease progresses very quickly with increasing pain, inflammation, fever, skin discoloration and drainage. Other symptoms can include nausea, sweats, chills, dizziness and shock. Quick medical attention is necessary as the greater head start the disease gets on treatment, the greater the loss of tissue. Treatments commonly include intravenous antibiotic therapy, multiple surgical procedures to remove dead tissue and, in severe cases, amputation. Tissue The Starke campuses of Santa Fe College are once again hosting College for Kids this summer, and there is still room for rising fifth-, sixth-, seventh-, eighthand ninth-graders. College for Kids will be held Mondays-Fridays, July 7-18, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Half-day sessions are an option.) The cost is $270, or $135 for half-day sessions. Visit the Santa Fe College Andrews Center to register. You may also call 904-9645382. Thursday, June 26, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 3B Dr. Virgil A. BerryCHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN Modern methods with old-fashioned concern. Auto Accidents Work Injuries Headaches Neck and Back Pain Back & Neck Pain Clinic NEED RELIEF FROM:Call Dr. Berry Serving the Area for 21 Years THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE AVAILABLE THERAPEUTIC MASSAGEAVAILABLE SR-230 E (2 miles east of US-301)B anquet Hall Driving Range Check out our web pagewww.starkegolf.com M emberships Available E xcellent Driving RangeP ro Shop Gift CertificatesG olf Lessons by AppointmentP rofessionally Run Tournaments H ome of the Strawberry Invitational Li ke us on facebook Spots are still open for College for Kids programJamarian Cummings prepares to point to a location College for Kids, a program for older students, will begin July 7, so there is still time to register. BY TRACY LEE TATE Special to the Telegraph, Times and Monitor Dealing with a potentially deadly disease can be a lifechanging experience for everyone concerned, both the patient and his family. Keystone Heights resident David Powell is now on the mend from his terrifying bout with necrotizing fasciitis (see sidebar), a disease that is both deadly and unpredictable in its severity and survivability. Powell remembers very little of his ordeal. He remembers heading out with his grandson for a day of boating on Dec. 21, 2013. They trailered the boat to Palatka to put in at the St. Johns River. His grandson was backing up the trailer, and Powell decided to jump into the boat from the trailer rather than use the ladder in the back. He slipped and went in the water, splashing water into some small cuts and scratches on his arm. His last clear memories of the day are his grandson pulling the boat back out of the water so Powell could put the ladder down and get in the boat as he usually did, tying it up to wait for his grandson to go park and then turning the boat around and heading south. Powell remembers nothing of the day spent on the water despite the fact they traveled all the way to Sanfordto Lake Monroe and back, which is a seven-hour trip. Nor does he remember the next day when he watched a ball game on television and went Powell, family get through health crisis Kelly Moore and grandson Connor Roling outside his home in Keystone Heights. Murray Chrysler-DodgeJeep-Ram will host a car wash to benefit the Bradford High School cross country program on Saturday, June 28, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m.June 28 car Bradford High cross country Information for this story was taken from Wikipedia, Medicine. net and Medline Plus websites. BY TRACY LEE TATE Special to the Telegraph, Monitor and Times Flesh-eating bacterial infections (also known as necrotizing fasciitis) are rare conditions, most commonly caused by the organism Streptococcus pyogenes, the same bacteria which more commonly causes mild sore throats. Other bacteria may also cause such infections, and the exact species must be determined by culture. A related infection called MRSA is caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus in a particularly antibiotic resistant form. The infection starts in the tissues just below the skin and spreads along the layers of tissues that separate the muscles and fat. Infection sites are most commonly the arms, legs and abdomen. The infection proves fatal in about 40 percent of identified cases. Sources of the infection can include the normal presence of the organism on the individuals skin and exposure to waste water, as well as exposure through community contact or in a medical setting. Over 70 percent of cases show one or more of the following: diabetes, cancers, chronic diseases or substance abuse/addiction. The disease only rarely occurs in otherwise

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The second annual Gerard Warren and C.J. Spiller Celebrity Golf Tournament will take place at the Country Club at Lake City on Saturday, June 28, beginning with registration at 8:30 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Proceeds from the tournament will be used to help at-risk youth in Union and Columbia counties. Player entry cost is $75, which includes lunch. There will be an awards presentation, and every player will receive a gift at check-in. To register, please contact Donnell Davis at donnelldavis111@aol.com or 850-673-9533. The C.J. Spiller and Gerard Warren FUNdamentals Camp, a program of USA Football, will take place Friday, June 27, from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the Union County High School football field. The camp is open to ages 6-15. Registration is 7:30 a.m. on June 27 and is open to the first 300 children. All participants should wear athletic footwear and apparel. T-shirts and equipment will be provided. Spiller, a 2006 UCHS graduate, went on to star at Clemson University and is currently a member of the Buffalo Bills, who took him with the ninth overall pick of the 2010 draft. Warren, a 1997 UCHS graduate, played at the University of Florida and was the number-three overall selection of the 2001 NFL draft. Warren played 11 seasons in the NFL for the Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots. Please send email queries to donnelldavis111@gmail. com, or call 850-673-9533. 4B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday June 26, 2014 FOOTBALLFALL Registration is in progress! not getting the required reps in practice or the game? requires mandatory plays than the YFL for its players at ALL levels. is currently $100 per football/cheer participant. Price will increase July 1st. Package deals available for multiple siblings. Rodney Mosley (904)412-6300 Geoff Cook (352) 316-3961 email: bradfordcountycowboys@gmail.com website: www.leaguelineup.com/bradfordcountypopwarnerTHE BRADFORD COWBOYS WILL HAVE DIVISIONS: Tiny-Mite (ages 5-6-7) Mitey-Mite (ages 7-8-9) Junior Pee-Wee (ages 8-9-10 and some 11yrs old) Pee-Wee (ages 9-10-11 and some 12yrs old) Unlimited (ages 11 thru 14) No weight limit for this groupPop Warner is partnered with USA Football and its Heads-Up Football Program to teach proper blocking and tackling techniques in a better and safer way. ARMSTRONGFENCE COMPANY Securing the SoutheastCommercial Residential Rent a Fence Access ControlCall for your FREE Estimate LOCAL PEOPLE ... LOCAL SERVICE! For Rex Collins, a Haven Hospice patient, a wish to be included in two of the most important events of his daughter Chelseys life came true when she wore her high school graduation cap and gown and her wedding dress at the Custead Care Center in Orange Park recently. When Chelsey graduated Bradford High School on June 6, her father was unable to attend. Before the ceremony, Chelsey wore her graduation cap and gown to the Custead Care Center so that Rex could see her in it. The Collins family arranged for Rex to watch the graduation ceremony from his room that evening via Skype. Rex also wanted to see how his daughter was going to look on her upcoming wedding day, which was June 21, so Chelsey wore her wedding dress as well. Haven Hospice is a notfor-profit community hospice organization providing services since 1979 and licensed in Florida since 1980. It has served more than 68,000 patients and families in North Florida. For more information, visit www.havenhospice.org, or call 800-727-1889.Hospice patient gets a fathers wishRex Collins is pictured with his wife, Lisa, and his daughter, Chelsey. BY MICKEY AGNER Special to the Telegraph-TimesMonitor Kim Cook, a first-grade teacher at Irby Elementary School in Alachua County, was selected as Irbys Teacher of the Year in 2012-13. Later in that school term, she received an unsatisfactory evaluation because her students did not take the Florida Comprehensive Achievement Test and were administered no other appropriate standardized test. Her evaluation was based on the achievement of third-grade students from a nearby school. Angered by the perceived lack of fairness, Cook joined forces with seven other teachers in Florida, the Alachua County Educational Association, the Florida Educational Association and the National Educational Association in filing a suit against the Florida Department of Education. Central to Cooks complaint was Senate Bill 736, which had been signed into law in 2011 by Gov. Rick Scott.   The bill used what was called a Value-Added Model to anticipate student academic growth with the use of the FCAT.   The anticipated student growth, compared to what students actually did achieve, was used for the purpose of evaluating teachers. The FCAT is not administered in every grade level, and the instructions for gathering appropriate test scores for students who are not tested do not adequately address the complications and led to more than a few situations similar to Cooks. Making the story politically charged is the fact that former Gov. Charlie Crist vetoed a similar bill in 2010. While the use of test scores for teacher evaluations has been the more controversial component of SB 736, it also targets tenure contracts, eliminating the practice by way of attrition. Additionally, it provides merit pay for teachers who earn a highly effective evaluation. In total, the bill addresses the issue of accountability for public education teachers. On June 4, U.S. District Judge Mark Walker dismissed the lawsuit by Cook, the six other teachers and the three teacher associations based upon the idea that the law was rational within the meaning of the law. In doing so, however, Walker acknowledged that the practice and implementation was unfair. Nevertheless, it has holding teachers accountable despite issuesUCHS football greats Spiller, Warren to host youth camp June 27 Warren golf tournament risk youth Dear Editor: The Telegraph article concerning further talks about economic development in the county made me laugh.   It is ridiculous to keep having these meetings and talking about economic development when it is obvious the county officials will continue to bend over backward to prevent the City of Starke from growing.   In the twenty years I have lived in the city of Starke I have seen no cooperation from county officials if the city made any effort to advance and grow.   Rather, the county has had its hand out demanding that the city give them something, either money or fire department, police department or free recreation for county children.   The recent brouhaha about annexation, I believe, was raised by county officials who are still grousing about the city not paying for the countys animal control operation.   What the county officials seem to forget is that city resident pay the same amount in taxes to the county each year as do county residents so they should not feel like the city is obligated to pay them anything for county operation.   The city provides services to its residents including police and fire protection, utility services including electricity, water, sewer and garbage and trash collection. I prefer to live in the city to enjoy these benefits, and so far they have met my expectations.   City residents pay for these services and ask for no contribution from the county.   Also, the city provided countywide recreation for many years at a high cost with the county refusing to give any financial support even though eighty to eighty-five percent of children in the recreation programs lived in the county, not in the city.   When the recreation cost came near a million dollars a year or County opposed to Starke growthmore it had to be discontinued as the city simply could not afford the cost. County officials and residents complained but none of them offered to help support the program financially.   One of the former county commissioners proposed a county fire department be created by taking over the citys fire department, stating the county could not afford to start a fire department otherwise.   At the time, he also proposed building two fire stations in the county to house such a department but neither of them would have been in the city.   The county was to just take the fire department with no compensation to the city for equipment, etc.   Then the Sheriff wanted to take over the Starke Police Department, in much the same manner, just take the equipment, etc., with no compensation from the county to the city.   As with the fire proposal continued coverage to the city and its resident would have been scanty.   To add insult to injury, the Sheriff wanted the city to then pay him a million dollars a year, or more, for two officers to police the city.   There was no guarantee that he would not up the cost every year.   He seemed to forget city residents were already helping fund his office through the county taxes we pay.   Eighty to ninety percent of my property taxes each year go to the county or the school system.   The remaining little bit goes to the city.   As I travel the southeast and see other states and area gaining businesses such as auto plants I wonder why not Bradford County or other areas of Florida.   I have reached the conclusion that our leaders are afraid such businesses would cause increases in wages paid, and (gasp) result in employees actually expecting decent benefits.   In closing I salute Mayor Carolyn Spooner for the way she recently stood strong for the city when attacked by county officials. James D. Powell Starke Letters editor@bctelegraph.com

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Air Force   Airman 1st Class   Jordan   B.   McCollum   graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San AntonioLackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. McCollum earned distinction as an honor graduate. graduates from basic training Thursday, June 26, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 5B 904-368-0687 phwww.starkedivorce.comMARGARET ANDERSON1011 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 Official Sports Medicine ProvidersTornadoesfor the Bradford High School KATIE TRUMBLE, DPT, ATC/L CAITLIN RAUCKHORST, A TC/L 319 West Call Street Suite A Starke, Florida 32091 Phone: (904) 368-1257 Fax: (904) 368-1258 Thursday, June 26th will make 50 years James and Barbara Balkcom have been married. James and Barbara met at a New Years Eve party during their freshman year of high school and became high school sweethearts. They continued to date two years after school before getting married. They both lived and worked in Jacksonville until 1972 when the now family of five moved to the New River area of Bradford County. James continued to serve his country working at the Air National Guard in Jacksonville as well as beginning a hog farm here in Bradford County. Barbara worked at the farm until their children were older. She then worked for Dr. Whiffen and later became the secretary at the Methodist Church for many years. James continues to work for Jacksons Building Supply and is an active member of the Fair Board in our community. James and Barbara are members of New River Baptist Church. They have raised their family in a Godly, loving home and shared it with their family. They have three children, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mama and Daddy we want to thank you for all the love you have shown us and shared with others and also giving us the example of a Godly marriage. We Love you and Happy 50th Anniversary, Randy, Annette and Tommy.Balkcoms celebrate 50 years Gene and Faith Murphy celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary May 17 at Bible Baptist Church fellowship hall. They have three children, Theresa, Martha and Gene, Jr.; six grandchildren; and two greatgrandchildren. The celebration was given by their children, granddaughters and daughter-in-law, Kim. They celebrated with family and friends. Gene and Faith attend Bible Baptist Church. On June 27, Eddie and Marie Oden of Lake Butler will celebrate 60 years of marriage. Eddie and Marie met in Jacksonville even though neither of them lived there at the time. Marie was studying at Piedmont Nursing School in Atlanta and Eddie was in the Army stationed at Ft. Jackson, S.C. Each was home visiting their parents, who introduced the pair at church. After a brief courtship, they returned to Jacksonville to be married. After a twoyear deployment to Germany, Eddie returned to the U.S. and the young couple settled in Jacksonville. There they raised two sons, Buck and Chuck. Eddie was employed as an electrician for over 42 years through IBEW Local Union 177 and retired from Paxon Electric. Marie served as an Assistant OR Supervisor at Baptist Medical Center and, later, as an OR Supervisor at Bradford Hospital after receiving her BSN from the University of North Florida. Retirement for the Odens has been spent operating the New River Ranch and traveling. They recently traveled to Paris and Normandy in France as well as Hawaii. Their current adventure is an RV trip to the West Coast. The Odens also spend time with their four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. There will be a family celebration of their anniversary on June 29th. Odens celebrate 60 years Socials ,Autumn Griggs of Melrose has been named to the 2014 Spring Semester/Term 4 Provosts List at Troy University, Alabama. The Provosts List honors students who have earned a 3.65 or higher Grade Point Average during the previous academic period.Griggs named to Provosts List Jordan McCollum He   is the son of Kenneth A. Steele of Starke. and Theresa P. McCollum of Newport News, Va. He is a 2013 graduate of Menchville High School, Newport News, Va. Specialist Taylor Pruss of Fort Lauderdale graduated from United States Army Basic Training at Fort Jackson on June 19, 2014. SPC Pruss successfully completed an intensive nineweek program with the 3rd Platoon of Delta Company 2/39.   His training included military discipline and courtesy, physical fitness, instruction on basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare, drill Pruss graduates from basic trainingTaylor Pruss and ceremony, basic first aid and field training exercises.   Pruss achieved Expert Grenade and Sharpshooter recognition during training. SPC Pruss will report to Fort Eustis in Newport News, VA for Military Occupation Specialty training.   He is the son of Bill and Karen Pruss of Melrose, and a 2002 graduate of Keystone Heights High School. Socials ,www.StarkeJournal.com www.facebook.com/BradfordTelegraph

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6B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, June 26, 2014 $2 OFFWITH THIS COUPON Lake ButlerCR121CR231 JJsHand Crafted Jewelry Great Gifts Polished Stones & Beads 515 South CR 231 (going South towards RMC) Lake Butler RMC 4 th of July Blowout Sale1000 South Water St. Starke, FL 32091 904 966-2221 EVERYTHING 25% OFF 25% OFF 964-(8473)13761 South US 301 Starke(1/2 mile south of walmart) Tires Wheels Vehicle Accessories Golf Carts & Parts Jo es Tires Summer Time We have Deep Blue Engel Coolers... Many Sizes!!! t Crime t BradfordCharla Chrystal Baker, 57, of Middleburg was arrested June 19 by Bradford deputies for larceny and for fraud. According to the arrest report, Baker wrote a check from her daughters closed checking account back in November 2013 to pay rent at a home in Country Club Woods of Starke. Bond was set at $7,500 for the charges. Rhonda Lynette Clayton, 38, of Sanderson was arrested June 22 by Lawtey police during a traffic stop for possession of marijuana. Ashley Renee Corning, 27, of Woodbine, Ga., was arrested June 17 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Robert Lee Crews, 24, of Starke was arrested June 19 by Starke police for aggravated battery and for disturbing the peace. According to the arrest report, Crews and his girlfriend got into an argument, and he poked her in the head, pushed her and threatened further harm from him and some family members. Once he was arrested by police, Crews, who had been drinking, started shouting outside the residence, causing neighbors to come out of their residences. Bond was set at $12,500 for the charges. William Franklin Crumbley, 48, of Green Cove Springs and Johnathon B. Hall, 34, of Green Cove Springs were arrested June 17 by Starke police for trafficking in drugs-controlled substance and possession of marijuana. Hall was also charged with possession of drugs-synthetic cannabinoid. According to the arrest report, the two were passengers in a vehicle pulled over in Starke because the brake and tail lights werent functioning. The driver of the vehicle, Gary A. Brock III, 27, also of Green Cove Springs, was arrested on a warrant out of St. Johns County once his information was run through dispatch. A search of the vehicle turned up the drugs in the backseat, where Crumbley and Hall were seated, resulting in their arrest. Bond for Crumbley was set at $62,000, while bond for Hall was set at $24,000. Shawn Tracy Dewdney, 49, of Starke was arrested June 20 by Starke police for failure to appear. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Lisa Ann Dexter, 33, of Starke was arrested June 21 by Starke police during a traffic stop for possession of drugs-controlled substance without a prescription and driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $35,000 for the charges. Kyle Leon Dick, 24, of Starke was arrested June 17 by Bradford deputies on an out-of-county warrant from Alachua for fraud, use of ID of another and resisting an officer without violence. Bond was set at $10,000 for the charges. Melissa Marie Dorough, 22, of Middleburg was arrested June 21 by Lawtey police during a traffic stop for possession of marijuana. John Mason Folsom, 23, of Starke was arrested June 22 by Bradford deputies for four charges of aggravated assault with a weapon and for obstructing justice-intimidate/threaten victim, witness or informant. According to the arrest report, Folsom and the victim were traveling west on S.R. 100 from the Keystone area when he pulled up behind the victim, driving erratically and then pulling beside her in an attempt to force her off the road. The victim eventually pulled into Tonys convenience store off S.R. 100, with Folsom pulling up beside her and then verbally threatening to come get her, her brother and her family. The victim later told law enforcement that she was an Recent arrests in Bradford, Clay and Unioninformant in a narcotics case at Edwards grocery earlier in the year, and Folsom had been an employee there. The victim told the deputy she and her brother were in fear for their lives. The victim also had her 3-year-old child and another 4-year-old child in the vehicle when Folsom forced them to pull off the road. The next day, deputies were able to locate Folsom at a friends residence on C.R. 21B near the Santa Fe Lake boat ramp and arrested him. Bond was set at $250,000 for the charges. Andrew Scott Fulkerson, 29, of Starke was arrested June 21 by Starke police for battery. According to the arrest report, an officer encountered a wounded man in the Walgreens parking lot late at night who stated he had been in an argument with Fulkerson several hours earlier. The victim said Fulkerson struck him several times in the head, and he was having blurred vision. EMS was called and transported the victim to Shands Starke. Approximately an hour later, the officer went to Shands and located Fulkerson in the waiting room and arrested him. Audrey Fuller Graham, 35, of Lake Butler, Michael Glenn Starkes, 32, of Starke and Michael Dewanye Thornton, 28, of Starke were all arrested June 22 by Bradford deputies for battery after fighting broke out between people in two neighboring homes on Southeast 125th Street in the county. According to the arrest report, one of the homeowners told deputies there had been an ongoing feud between the neighbors. On the day of the arrest, both parties had been drinking and yelling at each other before punches were eventually thrown by the three arrested. Bond was set at $10,000 for Thorntons charge, while bond was set at $5,000 for Grahams charge. Beau Matthew Harrell, 27, of Worthington Springs was arrested June 21 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Rolanda Maneat Heard, 37, of Jacksonville was arrested June 22 by Lawtey police during a traffic stop for possession of marijuana. Henry Calvin Hendrieth, 29, of Bradford County was arrested June 19 by Lawtey police for battery. Bond was set at $1,000 for the charge. Rodney Eric Keen, 42, and Jody Marcus Jade Keen, 20, both of Hawthorne, were arrested June 19 by Bradford deputies for dealing in stolen property and for fraud-false statements. According to the arrest report, an Alachua County deputy was at Curtis Recycling in Hampton investigating the Keens as suspects for a burglary and grand theft in Alachua County. The Alachua deputy had learned the Keens had sold a hay trailer earlier in the day to Curtis Recycling, and was there when the Keens returned again with more metal items. They were detained, the owners from Alachua identified the metal items and the Keens were arrested by Bradford deputies for dealing in stolen property and for defrauding a secondary metal recycler-less than $300. Charges will be forthcoming from Alachua for the burglary and grand theft. Bond for Rodney Keen was set at $100,000 in Bradford, while bond for Jody Keen was set at $10,000 in Bradford. James David McDaniel, 48, homeless, was arrested June 21 by Lawtey police for possession of marijuana, for disorderly intoxication, drugs-health or safety and resisting an officer. Bond was set at $30,000 for the charges. Antonio Leo Monroe, 28, of Starke was arrested June 22 by Lawtey police for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Tara Meghan Palmer, 25, of Starke was arrested June 19 by Bradford deputies for three charges of child neglect and a charge of battery. According to the arrest report, one of the victims, a mom, was sitting in her home with her two children when someone knocked on the door on June 12. The victim asked who it was, and the person answered T. The victim asked again who it was, got the same answer, then told the person to come in. When the personlater identified by the victim as Palmerentered, she started spraying mace in the room and on the victim and her two children. The victims were transported to the hospital for evaluation, and Palmer was later identified by the adult victim in a photo lineup. A week later, Palmer came to the sheriffs office to be interviewed about the case and denied being at the victims home when the incident happened, but was arrested due to the victims statements. Bond was set at $8,000 for the charges. William Elzie Sanders, 31, of Starke was arrested June 18 by Bradford deputies for cruelty toward a child. According to the arrest report, Sanders got mad at his stepchildren, ages 5 to 10, over the loss of a pet turtle. Sanders sent the children to their room, but then picked the youngest one up by her hair and threw her to the floor, causing her to land on a suitcase that was on the floor and fracturing her arm. According to the report, Sanders has been arrested several times in the past three years on domestic violence charges toward the childrens mom. Bond was set at $100,000 for the charge. Sandra Danielle Stemm, 26, of Brooker was arrested June 23 by Bradford deputies on warrants issued in April for burglary of an unoccupied dwelling, larcenygrand theft over $300 and less than $5,000, five charges of fraud-pawnbroker transaction fraud and five charges of dealing in stolen property. Stemm was transported from the Alachua County jail to the Bradford jail to face the charges. Bond was set at $120,000 for the charges. Yvonne Sharise Taylor, 23, of Macclenny was arrested June 22 by Lawtey police during a traffic stop for possession of marijuana. Lindsey Ann Templeton, 28, of Starke was arrested June 19 by Starke police for petit theft-shoplifting. According to the arrest report, Templeton attempted to leave Walmart in Starke with various items in Walmart bagsmost of them not paid for. The value of the items came to approximately $290. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Anthony Maynard Watson, 21, of Starke was arrested June 18 by Starke police for battery. According to the arrest report, Watson got into an argument with his sister over her using his phone charger and struck her several times in the head with an open hand. Once he was transported to the jail, he was also charged by Bradford deputies with probation violation. Bond was set at $5,000 for his charges. Henry Wimberly, 24, of Keystone Heights was arrested June 22 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $25,000 for the charge.Keystone/MelroseJohn Brown, 19, of Keystone Heights was arrested June 20 by Clay deputies for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Casey Marie Gaffney, 33, of Melrose was arrested June 23 by Putnam deputies for dealing in stolen property, child neglect and larceny. Bruce Allen Guthrie, 50, of Melrose was arrested June 22 by Putnam deputies for contempt of court. Megan Howell, 29, of Keystone Heights was arrested June 19 by Clay deputies for non-support. James Shepard, 47, of Keystone Heights was arrested June 20 by Clay deputies for possession of crack cocaine. Christopher Wanton, 31, of Melrose was arrested June 22 by Clay deputies for resisting a law enforcement officer. UnionBilly James Belford, 60, of Lake Butler was arrested June 17 by Union deputies during a traffic stop for speeding, possession of drugs-cocaine, possession of marijuana and possession of narcotic equipment. William E. Wells, 40, of Lake Butler was arrested June 17 by Union deputies for disorderly intoxication and for resisting an officer. Justin Shoumond Johnson, 28, of Lake Butler was arrested June 23 by Union deputies on two warrants for failure to appearfelony offense. Kenneth Troy Thomas Jr., 28, of Atlantic Beach was arrested June 20 in St. Johns County on two warrants from Union for failure to appear-felony offense. Frederick L. Williams, 46, of Glen St. Mary was arrested June 18 by Union deputies on an outof-county warrant from Baker for failure to appear-misdemeanor offense.

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to lose David, so I just decided that I wasnt and worked from there. By Dec. 27, the spread of the infection seemed to have stopped, and the doctors were a little more optimistic that perhaps Powell would be able to keep his arm, but with a great or total decrease in mobility. By Dec. 28, the family was told that if Powell continued to improve, he would be moved to the burn unit in a few days to begin skin grafts. Powell had regained consciousness by this time and showed that he did have some mobility in his arm. On Jan. 2, the first skin graft took place, taking about 2.5 hours. Things went well, and another graft was scheduled for the following week. Doctors also began the process of weaning Powell off the ventilator, which was still assisting in his respiration even though he was breathing on his own. Powell began both physical and occupational therapy the next week, starting on a slow road to recovery. In total, Powell has undergone 15 surgeries, debridements and skin grafts. He was in the hospital from Dec. 24 until late February. He is now undergoing outpatient physical and occupational therapy and Faith. He graduated from the local schools of Bradford County. He is survived by: mother, Catherine Davis of Starke; father, Rev. James McNeal of Waldo; sister, Chrisoundra Y. McNeal of Starke; brothers, Tommy L. Covington, Jr. of Macclenny, Aaron Joshua McNeal and James Jonathan McNeal both of Waldo; grandmother, Rutha Mae McNeal of Gainesville. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on June 28, in the Greater Allen Chapel AME Church with Rev. Cynthia Bailey conducting the services. Interment will be held in Waldo Community Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Haile Funeral Home Inc. Viewing will be held on Friday, June 27, at Carl D. Haile Memorial Chapel Family Hour 3-4:00 p.m. Friends 4-7:00 p.m. and 1 hour at the church prior to the services. The Cortege will form at: 112 North Myrtle Street Apartment 1 Starke.Jacob JohnsJacob JohnsJACKSONVILLEJacob Keith Johns, 32, a lifelong resident of Jacksonville died Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Orange Park Medical Center. He was born on Nov. 2, 1981 to Susan McKenzie Dyer and the late Jefferson Jacob Luther Johns, Jr. He attended Evangel Temple. He was preceded in death by his father; his brother, Matthew Johns; and his maternal grandfather, Jasper Lee McKenzie. He is survived by: his mother, Susan McKenzie Dyer and his step-father, Natividad Barahona of Jacksonville; his daughters, Alexis Marie Evans and Breeauna Lynn Lied both of Jacksonville; his brother, Barry Johns of Jacksonville; his half brothers, Jeff Johns of Jacksonville, and Michael Lynn (Jennifer) McKenzie of Starke; his half-sisters, Lynn (Eldy) Flores of Jacksonville and Jennifer Johns of Bradenton; his maternal grandmother, Willie Mae McKenzie of Starke; and his girlfriend, Marie Parrish of Jacksonville. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 27, at 12:00 pm at Archie Tanner Funeral Services with Brother Dean Hollingsworth officiating. Interment will follow at Crosby Lake Cemetery in Starke. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the funeral at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the funeral home to assist with expenses. Thursday, June 26, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 7B Funeral with Burial20 Ga. 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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! d Obituaries d MIDDLEBURG Ann Stevenson Brown, 83, of Middleburg died at her home Thursday, June 19, 2014. She was born in Portland, Maine on May 28, 1931 to the late George Stevenson and Thelma (Harding) Hunt. Prior to retirement, she worked in nursing homes as a L.P.N. She was of the Methodist Faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Brown and her daughter, Mary Starke both in 1999, also preceding her in death is her brother, Allen Hunt. Survivors are: children, Roxanna Berry of Middleburg, Janet Johnson of Lake Butler, Karol Williams of St. Louis, Mo., George Brown, Jr. of Lawtey, and Harold Paul Brown of Keystone Heights; brothers, Walter Hunt of St. Augustine and Robert Hunt of Rhoden, Maine; fifteen grandchildren; twenty-nine greatgrandchildren; and two great-greatgrandchildren. Services were held June 22 in the Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, of Keystone Heights.Patricia BryanST. AUGUSTINE Patricia Leigh Bryan died Thursday, June 19, 2014 after a long illness with pancreatic cancer. She retired from the Department of Corrections and later was employed at Bayview Rehab and Flagler Hospital. She is survived by: two sons, Kevin Sprow, and Daren Williams; a sister, Sandi Stoiber; and a brother, Ted Bryan. A memorial service will be held at Craig Funeral Home in St. Augustine on Sunday, June 29 at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to Community Hospice/Bailey Center. Craig Funeral Home Crematory Memorial Park of St. Augustine is in charge of arrangements.Wiley ClarkWiley ClarkHAWTHORNE Wiley Richard Clark, age 72, of Hawthorne passed away from injuries he sustained in an automobile accident Sunday, June 22, 2014. Mr. Clark was born in Deland, Feb. 13, 1942, to the late Wiley and Carrie (Oglesby) Clark and was a member of the Main Street Baptist Church in Leesburg. He moved to Hawthorne two years ago from Keystone Heights where he had been a longtime resident. Mr. Clark was the Chief Investigator for the State Attorneys office in Gainesville before his retirement 16 years ago. He loved working on his boat, listening to country music and working with livestock. Most of all, Mr. Clark enjoyed being a wonderful husband and father. His first wife and the mother of his children, Judith Judy Ann Clark preceded him in death. Survivors include: his wife of 36 years, Bonnie Louise (Griggs); four wonderful children and their spouses, Terri Elizabeth (Thom) ODonnell of Jacksonville, James Jimmy Richard Clark of Daytona, Billie Sue (Lavant) Durden of Swainsboro, Ga. and Jennifer Lynn (Jeffrey) McClellan of Lawtey; three siblings and their spouses, Edward (Sherri) Clark of Melbourne, Robert (Barbara) Clark of Gainesville, and Anna (James) Defoe of Tacoma, Wash. Also left behind are his five precious grandchildren, Michael, Heather, Mitchell, Rylee and Cole; along with four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, June 26, in the First Baptist Church, Keystone Heights, with Reverend Daniel Findley officiating. Interment will follow at Keystone Heights Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to The Salvation Army. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, 340 E. Walker Drive, Keystone Heights. www.jonesgallagherfh.com (352) 473-3176. PAID OBITUARYElizabeth CoakleyLAKE BUTLERElizabeth Ann Coakley, 68, of Lake Butler passed away Monday, June 16, 2014 at her residence after an extended illness. She was born July 10, 1945 in Buchannon, W.Va. to the late William B. and Nine R. Coakley. She is survived by: her daughters, Cynthia A. Rooney and Lesa R. Fox; ten grandchildren; Janell Graham, J.R. (James) Rooney, Lance Fox II, Mistee Rooney, Logann Fox, David Watson, T.J. Rooney, Kevin Fox, Elizabeth Watson, and Jonathan Watson.   She will be missed by all her family and extended family, she thought of as family, sister: Becky Watson; grandchildren: Shylow Sheffield, Laura W. Sheffield, Chris Bemis, and Bryan Bemis. All loved her very much. Services for Ms. Coakley will be held on Saturday, June 28, at 3:00 p.m. at New Beginnings Church at 3243 Southwest HWY 242, Lake City. 386-752-3805. Family invites friends for visitation at 2:00 p.m. an hour prior to services. Dinner will follow the services at the church. PAID OBITUARYRex CollinsRex CollinsSTARKEMr. Rex Donovan Collins, age 49, of Starke passed away Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Haven Hospice Custead Care Center in Orange Park. Mr. Collins was born on Aug. 17, 1964 in Jacksonville and moved to Starke 24 years ago from Keystone Heights. Rex attended Madison Street Baptist Church, was a member of Union County Riding Club and the Florida Sheriffs Boys Ranch. He was a Vocational Instructor for the Florida Department of Corrections at FSP and worked over 25 years with Masters Construction Company as a carpenter. Preceding him in death was his father Clinton Collins. Survivors are: his wife of 25 years, Lisa Marie (Lawson) Collins of Starke; children, Clinton David Collins and Chelsey Marie Collins (Davin) Crews all of Starke; his mother, Zedra Montrell (Jordan) Collins of Keystone Heights; siblings, Steve Collins of Atlanta, Ga., Lynette Stucka of Greenville, S.C., Marlane (Thomas) Padgett and Lisa (Kevin) Dugger both of Starke; mother and father-in-law, David E. and Patricia Lawson of Starke, many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Dewitt C. Jones Chapel of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home with funeral services beginning at 11 oclock. Interment will follow in Crosby Lake Cemetery with Reverend Mark McDowell officiating. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Florida Sheriffs Boys Ranch, P.O. Box 2000, Boys Ranch, FL 32064. Arrangements are by JonesGallagher Funeral Home of Starke. On-line condolences may be left at www.jonesgallagherfh.com. PAID OBITUARYSTARKEMargaret Elizabeth Klug, 99, of Starke died Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Bradford Terrace Nursing Home in Starke. She was born on Sept. 14, 1914 in Buffalo, N.Y. to the late Andrew J. and Amelia Irene (Tharby) Ries. Prior to retirement she worked as office support staff in city government. She was preceded in death by her husband Nicholas Klug. Survivors are: nephew, Greg Allen of Alexandria, Va. and niece, Barbara DeWeede of New York. Memorial services and interment will be at a later date at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo, N.Y. Arrangements are by JonesGallagher Funeral Home of Starke. Lawrence KoonceRAIFORDLawrence Koonce, 51, of Raiford died Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the Shands U of F in Gainesville after an extended illness surrounded by his family. He was raised by Bill and Walter Lee Brinson. He lived in Raiford all of his life and graduated from Union County High School. He was a member of New Bethel Freewill Baptist Church in Raiford and was a painter retired from North East Florida State Hospital.   He is survived by: his partner for 28 years, Nettie Mae Stokes of Raiford; father, Elcano Reeves of Raiford: mother, Dorothy Mae Koonce of Largo; sisters, Alberta (Otis) Miller of Raiford, Laura Nichols of Largo, Patricia Brinson of Largo, Lisa, Tisa, Kinnie, and Angelee; brothers, Todd, Benard, and Curtis Koonce. Services will be held Saturday June 28, at 11:00 at the New Bethel Freewill Baptist Church of Raiford. Burial will follow at Five Sapplin Cemetery on CR 229 N Raiford. Family will receive friends Friday, June 27, for visitation from 6-8 pm at Archer Funeral Home. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Chris McNealSTARKEChris A. McNeal, 29, of Starke, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at ET York Haven Hospice Gainesville. Born in Gainesville on June 7, 1985, he was a member of The Greater Allen Chapel AME Church Starke. He was of the Methodist Continued from 3B will continue for many months to come. I really dont remember much at all from the time I got into the boat until I woke up in the hospital, Powell said. I was heavily medicated there for a while and that, along with the pain and infection, probably accounts for it. Powell said he was just glad to be alive and to have more time with his family. He said he had never been a religious man, but has changed his mind some since his ordeal. I found out that I was on all these prayer lists at churches all over Bradford and Union counties, as well as here in Keystone Heights, Powell said. All these people, many of whom may never have met me, were praying for me to live. There is a sort of power there and, since according to the doctors Im really not supposed to be here, makes me think more about where that power comes from. Powell said he wants to thank all of the people who prayed for him and those who lent their support to his family during their ordeal. He said he is deeply touched by the caring showed them by the community. Powell has had to make a few lifestyle adjustments since his illness due to the fact that his use of his right arm will at best be reduced by 75 percent. He has given up his motorcycle and his straight-drive Corvette; trading both for a Corvette with an automatic transmission. He does plan to continue in his passion for speedboats, but that he will no longer boat in fresh water. When Im up to it, maybe in a month or two, Im going to take my boat down to the Keys and visit some friends, Powell said. I look forward to getting back out on the water, so long as its the ocean this time. No more freshwater for me.

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already been reported that the Florida Educational Association is in the process of appealing the ruling. Public school administrators in the local area tend to acknowledge some continuing issues with the Value-Added Model, but also indicate that assessment and teacher evaluations are more valid today than previously. Barry Sams, director of human resources for the Union County School District, said requirements for SB 736 have been amended to allow local assessments to supplant FCAT scores when FCAT scores are unavailable. Consequently, the process is more functional. Lisa Graham, the principal at Starkes Southside Elementary School and a school board member in Clay County, indicated there are still some issues with the process, but also acknowledged that it is running much smoother. Thomasenia L. Adams, the associate dean of research for the University of Floridas Faculty Development and Graduate Education Office of Educational Research College of Education,   said there are clearly some issues with the Value-Added Model and its implementation, but also said accountability in public education is here to stay. Not only is it a relevant issue in the secondary system, but it is also an issue in her workplace. Apparently, the professors for UFs College of Education are also being evaluated according to the success of their graduates. Betsy Regor, service unit coordinator for Florida Educational Association, is less understanding of the ValueAdded Model and referenced the ridiculous nature of the formula that is used to project anticipated student achievement. She also referenced the fact that it is totally unfair to evaluate teachers on the student progress of students that they do not even have contact with. Despite the Florida Educational Associations immediate appeal of the court ruling, public school teachers will continueat least for the time beingto be held accountable by way of their student test scores even though it fosters a perception of unfairness. It is true that engineers do not have their pay regulated according to the bridges that fail, or attorneys according to the number of cases they win, or physicians according to the number of patients they heal.   Of course, those professions are not paid with tax funds. Public education will continue to be accountable to the public. 8B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, June 26, 2014 Fins, Fur & Tails Hunting season is long gone, and the summer heat is upon us. Below are some good items to remember when you are outdoors in Floridas summer heat: Remember sun protection when outside. Ticks, chiggers, yellow flies and mosquitoes are abundant.   Use protection. As the bass and crappie slow down for mid-summer, fish for bream. Offshore saltwater fishing remains hot all summer. Remember to fish pompano, whiting and sharks on the east coast surf. Tend your food plots near deer stands. Seek shelter from lightning when it rains outside. Make sure your guns are cleaned before their long summer rest. Remember that bream fishing is great for kids short attention spans. Remember that Florida has some of the most beautiful spring runs in the world. Snakebites on people are rare, but they are much more common on outside dogs.   Antivenin for dogs is very expensive. Frequent evening rains make dramatic temperature changes in our environment, causing snakes to seek more comfortable areas.   Be considerate of the nonEnjoy summer, follow precautionsvenomous ones and avoid the poisonous ones. Follow safety precautions when your family swims.Outdoors outlookThe numbers and sizes of the bass caught in our local tournaments have decreased with the onset of the midsummer heat. This is to be expected, but as the bass and crappie seek cooler temperatures in deeper locations, the bluegills and redbellies are much more available. Bluegills will bed on and off most of the summer, but they will collect in larger cluster beds around new and full moons. Look for the pungent smell of their beds, and fish upwind until they start biting. When the panfish are located, the bite is relentless and frequent, making them a favorite for kids. If the small size of panfish discourages you, think saltwater. Having made that suggestion, though, it is not the best time to fish for the big three: flounder, trout and reds. Flounder migrate offshore in the fall and are heavily fished at that time. Trout and reds are more abundant and easy to locate in cooler weather. However, they can be caught, and there are some more abundant varieties at this time of the year. Whiting, blues, pompano and permit can often be found on the eastern surf. If you have a chance to go farther south, snook fishing will be great. Sheepshead are not as large as in the spring, but readily available around structures. If you are really ambitious, tarpon are big inshore targets through the full moon in July. Offshore fishing will remain hot all summer. Remember to watch the tidal changes. The moon movements have a much more significant impact on saltwater fish.   Bass tourney resultsAt the June 11 Bald Eagle Tournament, Billy Renaldo landed the big fish and finished in first place. Jeff Humphrey and Scott Smith placed third, while Jason McClellan and Clint Sheppard placed third. Jeremy Dohrn and Buddy May won the June 12 Sampson Open Tournament, with Eddie Smith and Dillon Crews placing second. Hunter Dugger and Caleb Manning landed the big fish and placed third, while Johnathan Nash and Nicky Gay placed fourth.   On June 18, Chris Kadlec and Mark Roberts won the Bald Eagle Tournament. McClellan and Sheppard placed second, while Evan Hurst and Joe Yarborough placed third. Paul Akridge and John Breton landed the big fish. Mike Rhoads and Randal Alvarez teamed up to land the big fish and win the June 19 Sampson Open Tournament. Nash and Richard Kingsberry placed second, while John Starling and Matt Anderson placed third. Timmy Durrance and Sam Sibley teamed up for a fourth-place finish, while Cason Noles and Brandon Gay were fifth.Project Appleseed is topic of June 26 Crosshorn meetingThe June 26 Crosshorn Ministries, which starts at 7 p.m. at the Starke Golf and Country Club, will feature guest speaker Glen Smoak of Project Appleseed.   The introduction on the Crosshorn Ministries website reads:   Glen will be sharing the values of their excellent marksmanship program, as well as how-tos on civic involvement. One of their main goals is to teach traditional American marksmanship skills, especially to our youth. Heres a quote from their website: Why teach marksmanship? Because good shooting requires learning positive traits, such as patience, determination, focus, attention to details and persistence. More information on Project Appleseed can be found at www. appleseedinfo.org.Continued from 4B Akridge and John the big bass from the June Tournament. Dohrn and the June 12 Sampson Open Tournament. Smith stayed at the boat launch when her boy Durrance, 12 Sampson Tournament. She proudly proclaimed her catch to be better Renaldo won the June 11 Tournament.

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Thursday, June 26, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 9B 40 NoticesEQUAL HOUSING OP PORTUNITY. All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin, or an in tention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing cus tody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimina tion, call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777, the tollfree telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. For further information call Florida Commission on Human Relations, Lisa Sutherland 850-488-7082 ext #1005 47 Commercial Property (Rent, Lease, Sale)FOR RENT PROFESSIONAL OFFICE, 1,500 sq.ft. $1,000/mo.up to 3,000 sq.ft. Contiguous $2,000/ mo. Warehouse 3,000 sq. ft. $800/mo. Smith & Smith Realty. 904-9649222. RETAIL SPACE in busy strip center. 1,000 sq.ft. and 2,000 sq. ft. units. South HWY 301 front age, across from the KOA Campground. Call 352235-1675. DOWNTOWN STARKE rent, $315 per month. Conference room, kitch en, utilities and more provided. 904-364-8395. 48 Homes for Sale3BR/2BA living room, din ing room, family room, laundry room. Back porch is screened in. Storage shed. Large fenced back yard. New flooring, & paint. A/C. Immaculate condition. $120,000.00. Near downtown & schools. 823 Parkwood Place. 912-843-2194 or 912-281-905349 Mobile Homes for SaleLAND/HOME PACKAGES 3 bed$399/month 4 bed$499/month waynefrier macclenny.com 904-259-4663 LIKE NEW! 2007 3 BED Doublewide 39k set up w/AC 904-259-4663 NO MONEY DOWN Use your land. 2015 5BR/3BA $599/month waynefrier macclenny.com 904-259-4663 Ends 7/31 BRAND NEW 2015 28x52 6k off $55,900 Set up w/AC. Ends 7/31 904-259-4663 50 KEYSTONE HEIGHTS 2BR/1BA. CH/A, newly renovated. $500/month. On Silver Lake. Lawn care & maintenance included. Call 352-478-8321 3BR/2BA DW 12273 SE 21st Ave., Starke. $675/ month plus $650/security. Out in country. Service animals only! 904-9648637. SUITE OF OFFICES IN CLUDES Kitchen, Show er, Washer Dryer. Downtown STARKE $1000/ MO. For information Call 904-364-9022. PERMANENT ROOMS for rent at the Magnolia Hotel. Both refrigerator and microwave. Special rates, by the month. Call 904-964-4303 for more information. MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT starting at $525 per month. Hidden Oaks, Lake Butler. Call 386496-8111. NICE MOBILE HOMES in Lake Butler & Starke 2 & 3 BR single wides, fenced. DW in Lake But ler. Deposit required. Call 678-438-6828. WE HAVE 2 OR 3 bed room MH, clean, close to prison. Call 352-468-1323 OFFICES FOR LARGE STAFF. Includes living qtrs, showers, kitchen, washer & dryer. This is a living qtrs. $1000/month. Call 904-364-9022 KEYSTONE 2BR/1BA. 1 acre fenced. SW w/room addition. Clean. $525/ month plus last & security. Please call 352-475-3094 or 352-235-1143 5 Yr. 3BR/2BA house for rent. Tile floor, granite counters, Jacuzzi tub, gas wrap around porch. Lake access. Post Masters Village in Keystone Heights. $1,050/mo. plus 1-month deposit. Call Dave 352473-3560. 2BR APT DOWNTOWN STARKE. $500/month. Call 904-364-9022 to see apt. RENT A ROOM IN AN OF FICE. $300 per month. Utilities furnished, kitch en provided. 6 offices available. 4 downstairs, 2 upstairs. For info call 904-964-6305. BUILDING THAT USES METAL SHOP. (Mc Clellan Recycling) 224 E. Washington Street. Starke. $200 per month. Call 904-964-6305 SMALL TRAILER FOR RENT, One person. $350/ monthly, satellite and utilities included. $150/ deposit. 1/2 acre, pet welcome. 904-964-2747 3BR/2BA NEAR Starke Golf course. Available June 16th. $775/mo. $675/ deposit. Will accept HUD. Call Chris @ 904-7320590 3BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE on 2.5 acres in Lawtey. $750/ 2041. 3BR/2BA living room, din ing room, family room, laundry room. Back porch is screened in. Storage shed. Large fenced & paint. A/C. Immacu late condition. No pets other than service ani mals. $875/month plus deposit. Near downtown & schools. 823 Parkwood Place. 912-843-2194 or 912-281-9053 2BR/1.5BA $595/mo, $500 sec. Service animals only, no smoking. Washer/dry er hookup CH/A, stove, refrigerator. Call 352-4755620 MASSAGE ROOM AVAIL ABLE for rent. Inside Polished Hair Salon. 330 S Lawrence Blvd. 352-473-3717 2BR/2BA SW mobile home. CH/A, fenced yard, front & back screened porch. Qui et neighborhood. Approx. 3 miles from RMC Lake Butler Reception Cen ter. Service animals only. $625/month 1st & last, $400/deposit. Available July. Call 386-623-2407 HOUSECOUNTRY LIVING 5 MILES W. STARKE 2BR / 2BA, LR, DR, Kitchen, Utility Room, 2 car Car port, Central Heat & Air. $700. /moFirst and Last mo. Rent. Service ani mals only. Call 904-9646718 KEYSTONE HEIGHTS 3BR/2BA CH/A, new flooring. $650/month. First, last and deposit. Service animals only. 352473-0464 2BR/1BA. CH/A. Large yard, very clean. $475/month plus deposit. 904-3648135 4BR/1BA. Very clean. W/D hook-up. Private area. $575/month plus deposit. 904-364-8135 NEAR LAWTEY, MOBILE HOME 14X70. Clean & nice 2BR/2BA in the country. CH/A. &700/ month $500/deposit. We take credit check. Call 904-771-2576 HOUSE for rent. In good condition. For more information call, 904-290-0083 OR 904-964-5006. 3BR/2BA SW. Between Starke & Lake Butler. $550/monthly $300/de posit. 904-305-8287 or 904-263-3999 3BR/2BA DW. 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just finally mentally give up on it. It took more than six hours to reach the summit, Wight said. After the first two to three hours, everything everybody possessed was frozen. If I ever had to do it again, Id be more prepared, Wight said. I actually took CLIF (energy) bars with me. I had about four CLIF bars I saved just for the summit day. Well, CLIF bars are already hard as a rock. We got in that cold weather, and it was harder than steel. You couldnt eat it. All the water was gone. For probably 80 or 90 percent of the summit day, we had no water and no food. It was just tough. Wight was rewarded with the sight of that sunrise, as well as the accomplishment of making it to the top. However, climbers dont spend much time on the peak once they get there. Once you make it, youre really kind of out of it, Wight said, adding, You definitely dont jump up and down. You dont exert yourself that much because youre already so whipped, and the air is so thin. Once on the summit, Wight took his gloves off and tried to break up the ice his water had become so he could drink something. My hands have never been that cold in my life, he said. From the peak, climbers make a quick descent. Wight said it took four to four and a half hours to get back to the camp at 15,500 feet. The group continued to hike 7 miles to reach a low camp. On the seventh day, the group finished the expedition with a hike of more than 11 miles. During their time on the mountain, Wight and his group members had meals prepared for them by accompanying porters, who would set up camps and serve the meals there. After three or four days of that food, though, Wights stomach wasnt feeling so hot. He said the same held true for the other climbers. We werent used to the food, Wight said. It was really hard to eat. Theyd bring you the same stuff. Youd try your best to eat it. At the end of the climb, wellknown junk food seemed like a grand feast. Once we got off the mountain that seventh day and got down to the main check-in point, there were actually little convenience stores down there, Wight said. We didnt expect to see anything we knew, but they had Pringles, Kit-Kats, Snickers, Cokes and Nehi orange drinks. We devoured them. Though she didnt accompany him on the climb due to its expenseapproximately $4,000 for the guided hike and the flightWights daughter Christine is usually a constant companion when attempting to reach a high point. The main reason I do it is to spend time with my daughter, make memories with her and just see the country, Wight said. Wight and his daughter are attempting to reach the high points of each of the 50 states, adding that no father-daughter team has ever accomplished the feat, though several are currently trying. The U.S. high-points goal began with an unsuccessful attempt to reach the 11,239foot summit of Oregons Mount Hood. Weather caused the duo to turn back, but the experience was enjoyable. Wight suggested he and Christine attempt all of the United States high points, and they shook hands on it. Weve done 30 of them, Wight said. Every state high point is not comparable to an attempt on Mount Hoods summit. Floridas high point, which is the countrys lowest high point, is Britton Hillan elevation of 345 feet. A walk of approximately 50 feet from a parking area gets you there. Wight said the first high point of some difficulty was North Carolinas Mount Mitchell, with a peak elevation of 6,684. It was about a 12.5-mile round-trip hike, Wight said, adding, Both of us got leg cramps pretty bad. 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Last year, for example, they tackled six on one trip: Guadalupe Peak (Texas), Wheeler Peak (New Mexico), Panorama Point (Nebraska), Mount Sunflower (Kansas), Black Mesa (Oklahoma) and Mount Elbert (Colorado) in another. One trip he really enjoyed, Wight said, was spending 12 days to do Backbone Mountain (Maryland), Jerimoth Hill (Rhode Island), Katahdin (Maine), Mount Mansfield (Vermont), Mount Washington (New Hampshire) and Mount Marcy (New York). In New York, that Adirondack Mountains area up there is beautiful, Wight said. I always thought of New York as being New York City, but its not. Its gorgeous up there. Christine is starting college, and that, along with a job, will make it harder for her to go on such trips. Wight, though, is hopeful they can attempt Borah Peak (Idaho) and Kings Peak (Utah) later this year. She and I have such a blast doing this stuff, he said. Weve gotten to see so many pretty sights. Though he traveled outside the country to climb Mount Kilmanjaro, Wight said he has no desire to attempt climbing some of the worlds highest and toughest mountains, such as Everest. The goal, really, is not to climb mountains, but to simply take in the world around him. Its This is a picture of campsite at 14,100 feet. The tents can be seen in the foreground. a desire Wight said was fostered in him by his grandparents, who did a lot of traveling in a motorhome. He remembers looking at pictures of such places as Yellowstone, Yosemite and Glacier national parks. Even though they didnt climb mountains, it was just that wanting to go and see the country, Wight said. I just enjoy it. I dont know how else to say it. I love to travel and stuff like that, and see places I havent seen before.



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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, June 26, 2014 134 th Year 48 th Issue 75 CENTS The Sweetest Strawberries This Side Of Heaven More questions than answers when it comes to area Economic Development Clark, former investigator and BC Sheriff cand. dies in accident Let go of my Lego! INSIDE: Union County Man Climbs Mt. Kilimanjaro BY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor It was the system that was supposed to save Starke money and prepare it for the future, but the sewer processing system installed several years ago has been problematic at best, and recent downtime has left the city with hundreds of thousands of gallons of unprocessed waste. In addition to the engineering and other costs the city has encountered since its installation, the disposal of backed up waste and future modifications to the system will cost even more but how much is unknown. Starke has a new consulting engineer on board following a recent change. Mittaurer and Associates was represented at a June 17 workshop by engineer Tim Norman who laid out all of the issues facing the city commission with the help of sewer department supervisor Kyle Jerrels. Work on BCR Environmentals Neutralizer system, which was retrofitted to work with the citys wastewater plant, was completed in 2010. But it seems there have been lingering problems from the get-go, including software issues and the compatibility of equipment that was acquired from different vendors. Recently, the city was unable to process a batch of sludge for almost two months. There is now nearly 450,000 gallons of unprocessed waste in a tank, and apparently the longer it sits there, the more problems the city will have disposing of it. According to Norman, the city can process about two batches a week and might be able to process an extra batch or two a month to help get rid of the backup. But Jerrels said the system doesnt work well with the older sludge. The city has had 100,000 gallons hauled away, but the age and additional processing required on the haulers part brought the cost to $21,000. Somehow, the city has to get rid of the backup regardless. Jerrels is worried that it could begin impacting the quality of the effluent released into the creek, leading to environmental fines another cost burden the city doesnt need. The estimate to haul the rest away is pushing $100,000, plus the cost of renting equipment to dewater the sludge. After the city began using the new system, Jerrels said no contingency plans were put in place if the system failed. Everybody thought this things going to run perfect, its going to do what its supposed to do, were fine. We eliminated everything else, and thats where got ourselves into trouble, he said. Although Starke was promised simplicity, Norman said the original version of the software, which was produced in concert with a third party, was not very user friendly. Mayor Carolyn Spooner noted that the experience has been the opposite of what the city was told it would be, and Norman said even BCR would admit the simplicity was oversold. Problems at sewer treatment facility may cost city thousands Using Lego pieces to exercise their imagination during the Lego Mania program at the Bradford County Public Library, children worked on building skills for tomorrow. In the picture, Peyton Hutchins gets help from Scott Salazar while Cyrus Tanner supervises the construction project. The next Lego Mania program is scheduled for Monday, July 7, at 3 p.m. Photo courtesy of Bradford County Public Library. See SEWER, 2A Bradford school system end-of-course scores up overall BY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor Overall, Bradfords scores on the Algebra 1 end-of-course exam were better in 2014, and history started high, but scores for geometry and biology declined. The usage of end-ofcourse assessments has grown since the algebra exam was introduced in 2011. The assessment for the now required middle school level civics course makes number five. Bradford Middle School had an impressive showing on the algebra EOC. Threequarters of the students taking Algebra 1 there scored Level 3 or above, meaning satisfactory or high achieving. Nineteen percent scored at Level 4, which means they are on track to meet college readiness standards. BMS students beat the average score in the state by 3 points and were more likely to pass than other students in the state. This performance stands in stark contrast to the showing on the FCAT 2.0 math test, results for which were released earlier this month. Of the eighth-graders who took the FCAT, only 5 percent scored Level 3 or above. Algebra students taking the test at Bradford High School did not do as well as those at the middle school, with just 32 percent of test takers at Level 3 or above and a mean score that was 20 points lower than the state average. Instead of 19 percent at Level 4 like the middle school, 19 percent of high schoolers were at Level 1, the lowest achievement level. Compare that to 2 percent at Level 1 at BMS. Still, like BMS, there was improvement compared to last year. BHS average score was up three points, and that 32 percent passing was up from 27 percent. Overall, the district improved 5 points on the mean score and 9 percent more passed the Algebra 1 EOC. Bradford middle schoolers also performed better than high schoolers in Union County and similarly to the blended group at the junior-senior high school in Keystone Heights. BY DAN HILDEBRAN Monitor Editor A longtime law enforcement official and a 1992 candidate for Bradford County Sheriff was killed Sunday morning in a crash near Hawthorne. Wiley Clark, 72, worked as an investigator for the State Attorneys office from 1977 to 1998. According to a Florida Highway Patrol report, Wilber Petersen, 30, of Jacksonville was driving a tractor-trailer northbound on U.S. 301 near Southeast 57th Avenue in Alachua County. Just after 7:30 a.m., Petersen crossed the median and struck Clarks southbound 2003 Dodge pickup. Clark was pronounced dead at the scene. Petersen was taken to UF Health Shands Hospital with minor injuries. Clark served in various law enforcement agencies, including the Gainesville Police Department and Alachua County Sheriffs Office. Beginning in 1977, he was an investigator for the State Attorneys Office. He retired as the offices chief investigator in Starke to run for Bradford County Sheriff in 1992. In a five-way Democratic primary, Clark placed third behind Dolph Reddish, who was seeking to recapture the office he lost four years earlier, and BY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor With a mandate to keep the 10-year visioning process for Bradford County from dying, the chamber invited Crawford Powell of Impact Development Group, an economic development consultant and county commissioner, to speak with local business and government leaders last week. (Chamber CEO Pam Whittle) has been given instructions to keep it alive, so today what we want to try to do is put a little oomph back into that and see if we can reestablish that drive to create some economic development for this area, Powell said. Acknowledged up front was that little had been done since the Envision Bradford 2023 report was completed last year. Its still a piece of paper on the shelf, Powell said. Bradford has to determine its brand and what it has to sell, he said. It has to address how attractive it is to industry scouts. How easy it is to move here, obtain permits, qualify for incentives? Workforce is the number one issue that drives site selection, according to Powell. Bradford has to identify its workforce and local education and training opportunities while working to mitigate its drawbacks, including high school and college education statistics that trail the state. Technology jobs wont be created in an area with a low college graduation rate, he said. The countys demographics are out there, and when scouts see that Bradford was only one of two counties in the state to experience a population drop in recent years, Powell said it blemishes the countys reputation See SCORES, 2A See QUESTIONS, 6A See CLARK, 6A

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2A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, June 26, 2014 The other math-related EOC tests how well geometry students have mastered that material. Unfortunately, performance slipped at Bradford High. The mean score was down 8 points and the percentage passing was down 13 points. One out of five BHS students scored at Level 1. Keystones performance was steady, remaining on par with the state averages, but Union County High School experienced tremendous growth in its results, raising its mean score 16 points to top the state average. Its percentage passing jumped 29 points to 79 percent. BHS took a small step backward in biology, too, with a lower mean score than 2013 and 5 percent fewer students scoring Level 3 or above. The score remains more than 10 points lower than the state average, and the percent passing was more than 20 percent behind. Fifteen of Bradfords test-takers percent were at Level 1. Keystones performance slipped as well, but Union Countys score was up almost 10 points with 72 percent passing the test. UCHS bested the state on both counts. The U.S. History EOC was given for the second time this year, but 2014 was the first year the state established achievement levels to determine whether students passed the test. In Bradford County, 63 percent did, which was just 2 percent lower than the state average. The high schools mean score was only 5 points below the state average. Bradfords showing was better than Keystones, but once again the students at Union County High surpassed both schools as well as the state average. More than three-quarters of the student in Lake Butler passed the history EOC with a mean score that was 5 points higher than the state average. Finally, the EOC for civics debuted this year. Passing levels were not determined, but the state did divide scores into three achievement levels. Bradford Middle Schools score was 4 points lower than the state average, with the highest percentage of students scoring at the lowest level. BMS and the state did have the same percentage of students in the middle achievement range. Keystones score landed in between Bradford and the state, but one more time, students in Union County surpassed them. Lake Butler Middle School students taking the civics EOC also scored higher than the state average and were more likely to score at Level 2 or 3. State statute requires that students pass the Algebra 1 endof-course exam and FCAT 2.0 reading in order to graduate with a standard diploma. The EOC tests also determine 30 percent of the final grades earned in each of these courses. The results also figure into the grades assigned to schools and school districts. The relationship between the city and BCR has reportedly been strained, with fingers of blame pointing in both directions. Starke says the problem is the system, while BCR has cited operator error. But Clay County Utility Authority has also had problems with its systems (it has four), and Norman said BCR is currently working with CCUA on a solution, including writing a new version of the software itself. Once they get the bugs worked out, the engineer said it should eliminate 90 percent of Starkes problems. That probably wont be available before years end, however, and once it is, Norman said BCR would not be giving it away. The system is no longer under warranty, and any the city is going to have to pay for any improvements to the software or equipment. The cost of the sewer upgrade project exceeded $1 million, and the city is still paying for it, according to the city clerk. In addition to exceeding environmental standards, the city wanted to produce a higher class of solids that could be used as fertilizer at the wastewater spray field and eliminate the cost of transporting and disposing of the processed waste in a landfill. On the day the system was dedicated, BCRs CEO made a show of grabbing some of the byproduct with his hand, saying it was clean and odor free. Norman said the city has invested a lot in the facility and needs to benefit from that investment. It appears that to get there, part of his job will be to help heal the rift between the city and BCR. He said BCR wants Starke to be a satisfied customer and for the finger pointing to end. They acknowledge there are issues and are working toward solutions, he said. While Norman said both sides might have been ready to walk away from the table, the city is going to need BCRs support to operate the system. Commissioner Travis Woods said he would be waiting to see the cost estimates before reacting. Saying the system had never worked like it was supposed to, he added, Well bicker about whos going to do what with the figures come in. Commissioner Wilbur Waters asked about using the citys attorney to put pressure on BCR to cover these unexpected costs. Norman advised that once the city goes down that road, the relationship is shot. Theyve got attorneys, too, he said. SCORES Continued from 1A The smiling faces at the dedication do not foretell all of the issues the city has had with the sewage processing system since its instillation. 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. 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Thursday, June 26, 2014 Bradford County Telegraph 3A Two announce for School Board District 5 seat The following is an announcement of intention to seek public office submitted by the candidate. The final deadline for submissions by county and school board candidates was 5 p.m. on June 23. My name is Erica Mains Reddish; I am currently running for the school board seat for District 5. I was born and raised in Starke. I attended Pine Level Baptist Church from birth through 2000, and have been an active member at Madison Street Baptist Church ever since, where we are involved in the youth, childrens ministries, the choir and any other ministry that we may be needed for. I married my high school sweetheart, Eric Reddish, and we have been married for 14 and a half years. We have three beautiful children. Blake is 14 and going into the 10 th grade at Bradford High School. Brooklynn is our 8-year-old and going into the 4 th grade at Starke Elementary. And last, but certainly not least in personality, is our 5-year-old Berkley, and she is entering Starke Elementary as a kindergartener this year after completing K-4 through the Rainbow Center, which was a wonderful experience for her. We have been blessed through the years with amazing teachers in this community who have poured their heart and soul into our children, and it shows in the quality of education they have received. I honestly believe we have some of the best teachers there are out there who give of themselves without hesitation and without limits because they have such a passion for teaching. Having said that, I know there are so many parents out there who feel helpless and hopeless when it comes to their childs education. Whether it is a teacher/student conflict, a student/student conflict, or simple desperation because you feel as if your child is falling through the cracks and no one notices? I want you to know, there is someone who cares, someone who wants to help take the time to listen to your concerns, go to bat for you and your child, and help guarantee that your child gets the quality education they deserve. And that person is me! More and more children are being taken out of our local school system and placed into other neighboring schools due to the fact that parents feel as if there is no other option. I am here to tell you, that by partnering up and handling the issues that have caused a decline in our enrollment, we can improve our schools to the point that children who have been withdrawn will be able to return with confidence knowing that we are focused on making Bradford County schools the best experience it can be. Please, allow me, Erica Mains Reddish, to represent you in our school board District 5 position. I guarantee I will not let you down and I will be an open ear and an active face in this community. Our children deserve the best, and I expect the best for my children over the next 13 years as they attend the schools in Bradford County. I truly believe it takes a village to raise a child. Together, we can accomplish amazing things! Let the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be acceptable in your sight, O LORD, my rock and my redeemer. Psalm 19:14 BY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor Qualifying for Bradford County commission and school board candidates took place last week, and here is how the races have shaped up. County commission District 2 Andy Norman (R) Doyle Thomas (D)-Incumbent Kenny Thompson (R) District 4 Helen Hersey (R) Danny Riddick (D)-Incumbent School board (Nonpartisan) District 1 Sheila Fayson Cummings Archie Kittles-Incumbent District 2 Stacey Creighton-Incumbent District 5 Erica Reddish William Rehberg Randy Starling School Board Member Stacey Creighton was not challenged this time around, and the incumbent from District 5, Roman Alvarez, has decided not to run, giving voters there a new slate of candidates to consider. Archie Kittles and Sheila Fayson Cummings will face off at the polls one more time. As Republicans, District 2 county commission candidates Andy Norman and Kenny Thompson will go to the primary, with the winner facing incumbent Doyle Thomas in November. The 2014 primary election is set for Aug. 26, while the general election is scheduled for Nov. 4. The county commission will also be asking voters countywide to support a referendum allowing the county to negotiate tax incentives with new and expanding businesses. In the congressional race, one-term Republican incumbent Ted Yoho is being challenged in the primary by Jake Rush. Also running for the District 3 U.S. House seat are teacher Marihelen Wheeler, a Democrat, and Howard Term Limits Lawson, who has no party affiliation. The governors race includes Republicans Rick Scott, Yinka Adeshina and Elizabeth CuevasNeunder, and Democrats Charlie Crist and Nan Rich, along with a variety of other party and nonparty affiliates. Democrats George Sheldon and Perry Thurston are both running for Republican incumbent Pam Bondis position as attorney general. Democrat Will Rankin is running against Republican Chief Financial Officer Jeff Attwater, and Democrat That Hamilton and write-in candidate Jeffery Obos are challenging Republican Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam. Rep. Charles Van Zant was unchallenged for the District 19 seat in the Florida House. Three Circuit 8 judges Robert Groeb, Phillip Pena and James Nilon were unopposed. William Falk has qualified to run against Judge William Davis. The three statewide ballot measures for the general election involve funding land and water conservation, access to medical marijuana, and allowing the governor to fill judicial positions prior to expected vacancies. Erica Reddish Bradford Gun & Pawn N OW O PEN L ATER 904-964-54401401 Hwy 301 Starke, FLWe accept all major credit cards & Debit too! We Stock Over100 NEW FIREARMS! Ruger Glock Smith & Wesson Springfield Taurus & More!Concealment Weapons & Sporting ArmsPlusAMMO!Most complete stock of Ammo around! NEW HOURS ~ MON-FRI 9-6pm Happy 90th Birthday! George Shuford6-25-24Love, your family! Billy Rehberg The following is an announcement of intention to seek public office submitted by the candidate. The final deadline for submissions by county and school board candidates was 5 p.m. on June 23. My name is Billy Rehberg, and I am asking for your vote on Aug. 26 for Bradford County School Board, District 5. I was born in Gainesville, but have lived my entire life in Starke. I have worked at the fam ily owned business known as Jacksons Building Supply for 30 years. I began working there while still attending Bradford High School. I attended Starke Elementary School, Bradford Middle School and Bradford High School. While attending BHS, I played football for coaches David Hurse and Mike Sexton. They were both mentors to me, and I learned discipline and respect from them. I still respect and look up to them and have gone many times to see Coach Hurse and ask his advice when I need someone to help me. I was also involved in FFA under Paul Hutchinson, Walt Westcott and Greg Alvarez. They taught me life skills I still use to day. I have three daughters who all attended the same Bradford County schools I did. They are now adults and have pursued work they enjoy. Ashley is a mom and an EMT working in medical at a local prison, Sarah is a stay-at-home mom and Lau ren works in the pre-K classroom while attending school to be a certified teacher. My wife also attended the same Bradford County schools I did. Lorrie Rehberg is a kinder garten teacher at Starke Elemen tary. She has taught for 14 years and is the 2013-14 Teacher of the Year for Starke Elementary. It has been our family goal to give back to our schools since they are near and dear to our hearts. Our Bradford County schools have given us the start we needed to begin our lives as young children, grow into pre teens and learn to become a part of society as young adults. We stayed involved as par ents while our children attended Starke Elementary by attending parent conferences, award cere monies, working on the PTO, at tending fall festivals, volunteer ing on field trips and volunteer ing anytime we were needed. In middle school, we attended foot ball games, basketball games, softball games, chorus concerts and parent conferences, volun teered at school dances, worked on the PTO and volunteered anytime we were asked. In high school, we still attended sports functions, basketball games, football games, softball games, tennis matches, FFA events and parent conferences, worked at the fairgrounds during home coming and drove in the parade carrying students. I say this to let you know I have been involved at many lev els in the Bradford County school system. I have seen when com munication has not been present between the community and the schools. It is now time for me to stand up and help resolve this issue and give more back to the schools that taught me and my children, and that are now teach ing my grandchildren. I have already spoken to orga nizations within our schools and want to support them through the gift of giving financially and giv ing my time. Our schools have been cut tremendously the past few years, and our businesses in Starke have come together to support them financially If elected, I will give each PTO in District 5 $250 to help start their school year. I will also give a $500 scholarship to a student in FFA who lives in the District 5 zone. I am also establishing a $500 scholarship in the name of Johnny Covington for a minority student who lives in the District 5 zone. I will support each school in District 5 by attending each fall festival and event that is planned by the school. I will also spend one day a week rotating between each District 5 School to talk and discuss any issues that teachers or parents feel they would like to discuss. After the election, I will ask that my rotation schedule be posted on the Bradford County website. I would also like to at tend each PTO meeting held at schools in District 5. If there is a conflict due to meetings sched uled at the same time, I will send a representative to the meeting to write down any questions or needs the school would like to discuss with me. My catch phrase has been Lets Talk during my campaign, and thats exactly what I want to do. Get out in the community, get the people to open up to me and lets talk about ideas and suggestions you feel will help bring our community and schools together. My main concern is the lack of communication between schools and the community, but I know people have other concerns as well. My phone number is 904769-2308, and I am available to you anytime. So contact me, and Lets Talk! Qualifying over for county seats, these are the candidates Walk to end hunger The Bradford County Food Pantry will be holding the Freedom From Hunger 5k to raise money Saturday, June 28, at 8 a.m. The event will begin and end at the Veterans Memorial Park in Starke with a brief ceremony to follow in the town square. There will also be bins for those wishing to donate food at the registration table. Those interested in participating can register all the way up to the day of the race. Register online at www. freedomfromhunger5k.weebly. com or in person on the day of the race. The entrance fee for the event is $15, due on the day of the race, and all proceeds will go to benefit the food pantry. Free HIV testing The Bradford County Health Department is sharing the importance of National HIV Testing Day by offering free HIV counseling and testing on a walkin basis from 8 a.m. to noon on Friday, June 27. The health department is located at 1801 N. Temple Ave. in Starke. Democrats meeting The Bradford Democratic Executive Committees next meeting will be on Monday, June 30, at 7 p.m. in the Santa Fe College Andrews Center boardroom. The meeting is open to the public and any candidates running for public office. For more information, please contact Vice Chairman Paul Still at 904-368-0291. Celebrate the 4th First Baptist Church of Lawtey will be hosting an Independence Day celebration on July 4 from 5-9 p.m. Come for a great evening filled with fun, food, fellowship and fireworks. There will be bounce houses and big slides for the kids, as well as free hot dogs and drinks for all. At 9 p.m. the fireworks display will begin. The Kingsley Lake Property Owners Association announces its annual Independence Day Boat Parade and Dock Decorating Contest. The parade will get underway at 11 a.m. on July 4 in front of Kingsley Cove and proceed clockwise around the lake. Prizes will be awarded for best boat and runner-up. Dock judging will occur after the parade, with prizes awarded for best dock and runnerup. Residents and visitors are also looking forward to the usual fantastic fireworks that illuminate the sky around the lake well into the night on the fourth.

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4A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, June 26, 2014 LEGALS ADVERTISEMENT FOR BIDS Sealed bids for roadway construction on: NE 19th AVENUE RESURFACING will be received by the Clerk of Courts office in the Bradford County Court house located at 945 N. Temple Ave., Starke, FL 32091. Bids will be ac cepted until 10:00 a.m., July 9, 2014. Bids will be opened and publicly read aloud in the Board Commission Room, located in the N. wing of the Bradford County Courthouse. The CONTRACT DOCUMENTS, consisting of Advertisement for Bids, Information for Bidders, Bid, Bid Bond, Agreement, General Condi tions, Supplemental General Condi tions, Payment Bond, Specifications, and Addenda may be examined at the following locations: Owner: Bradford County Board of County Commissioners County Managers Office 945 North Temple Avenue Starke, Florida 32091 Phone: (904) 966-6327 Engineer: DRMP, Inc. 1900 SW 34th Street, Suite 204 Gainesville, Florida, 32608 Phone: (352) 371-2741 Fax: (352) 372-4318 Copies of the CONTRACT DOCU MENTS may be obtained at the of fice of the Engineer located at 1900 SW 34th Street, Suite 204, Gaines ville, Florida, 32608, upon payment of $50.00 for each set. No refund will be made for the CONTRACT DOCU MENTS. Construction time is 120 days. BASE BID includes constructing 1.3 miles of asphaltic concrete road resurfacing, testing, surface course, maintenance of traffic/safety measures, striping, and grassing. Bidder shall visit site prior to submission of bid to gain un derstanding of the extent of work. 6/19 2tchg 6/26-BCT NOTICE THE CITY OF HAMPTON is seek ing a certified public accountant/firm to conduct the 2012-2013 audit of its financial records for the fiscal year October 1, 2012 thru September 30, 2013, with the option of up to two additional years of audit services. Proposals and firm qualifications will be accepted until 2:00 PM on July 11, 2014 at City Hall, 5784 Navarre Ave. or may be mailed to P.O. Box 250, Hampton, FL 32044. If you have any questions, please contact the City Clerk at (352) 468-1201. 6/26 2tchg 7/3-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: 2014-0023 Certificate Number: 999 Parcel Number: 04326-0-00300 Year of Issuance: 2011 Description of Property: LOT THREE (3), OF BLOCK THIR TEEN (13), IN LINCOLN CITY, AC CORDING TO MAP OR PLAT OF SAME AS RECORDED IN BOOK I, ON PAGE 177 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BRADFORD COUN TY, FLORIDA, IN SOUTH HALF OF SOUTHEAST QUARTER, WEST OF RAILROAD, SECTION THIRTY-TWO (32), TOWNSHIP SIX (6) SOUTH, RANGE TWENTY-TWO (22) EAST. Assessed To: DANIEL JENKINS A/K/A DAN JOHN SON, DAN JOHNSON 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 6th day of August, 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. 6/26 4tchg 7/17-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: 2014-0022 Certificate Number: 8 Parcel Number: 00146-0-00200 Year of Issuance: 2011 Description of Property: ONE SQUARE ACRE IN THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER (SE 1/4) OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (NW 1/4) OF SECTION TWENTY THREE (23) IN TOWNSHIP SIX (6) SOUTH OF RANGE TWENTY (20) EAST Assessed To: TRUSTEES OF THE METHODIST EPISCOPAL CHURCH OF MOUNT VERNON, CHURCH MT VERNON METHODIST 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 6th day of August, 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. 6/26 4tchg 7/17-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 12000258CAAXMX DIVISION: PHH MORTGAGE CORPORATION, Plaintiff, vs. STACY L. PIXLEY, et al, Defendants). NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN Pur suant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale dated March 10, 2014, and entered in Case No. 12000258CAAXMX of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Bradford County, Florida in which PHH Mortgage Corporation, is the Plaintiff and Stacy L. Pixley, Wal ter C. Pixley, Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc., as nomi nee for Home Loan Center. Inc., dba LendingTree Loans Tenant # 1, Ten ant # 2, The Unknown Spouse of Sta cy L. Pixley, The Unknown Spouse of Walter C. Pixley, are defendants, the Bradford County Clerk of the Cir cuit 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 10 th day of July, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment of Foreclosure: TWO PARCELS OF LAND SITU ATED IN FRACTIONAL SECTION 12, TOWNSHIP 9 SOUTH, RANGE 22 EAST, BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA, LOCALLY KNOWN AS LOTS THIRTY-EIGHT (38) AND THIRTY-NINE (39) OF SEMINOLE RIDGE, UNIT NO. 5; SAID PARCELS BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DE SCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: LOT 38, SEMINOLE RIDGE, UNIT NO. 5. COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 12 AND RUN NORTH 06 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 43 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 12 A DISTANCE OF 1542.08 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT AND THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE RUN NORTH 83 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 17 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 198.73 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE RUN NORTH 06 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 43 SEC ONDS EAST, 110 FEET TO A CON CRETE MONUMENT; THENCE RUN SOUTH 83 DEGREES 37 MINUTES 17 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 198.73 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 12; THENCE RUN SOUTH 06 DEGREES 22 MIN UTES 43 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID EAST LINE A DISTANCE OF 110.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BE GINNING. LOT 39, SEMINOLE RIDGE, UNIT NO. 5. COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF SAID SECTION 12 AND RUN NORTH 06 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 43 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 12 A DISTANCE OF 1652.08 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT AND THE POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 06 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 43 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 12, A DISTANCE OF 110.00 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE RUN NORTH 83 DEGREES 37 MIN UTES 17 SECONDS WEST, 198.73 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONU MENT; THENCE RUN SOUTH 06 DEGREES 22 MINUTES 43 SEC ONDS WEST, 110.00 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE RUN SOUTH 83 DEGREES 37 MIN UTES 17 SECONDS EAST, 198.73 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING A/K/A 308 SE 2ND AVENUE, MEL ROSE, FLORIDA 32666-5441 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 18 day of June, 2014. Clerk of the Circuit Court Bradford County, Florida By: Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff P.O. Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813)221-4743 (813)221-9171 facsimile eService: servealaw@albenellilaw. com If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodations 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 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. 6/26 2tchg 7/3-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 04-2014-CP-31 IN RE: ESTATE OF BEN MOODY RABION Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Ben Moody Rabion, deceased, whose date of death was August 25, 2013, is pending in the Circuit Court for Bradford County, Florida, Pro bate Division, the address of which is Bradford County Courthouse, 945 N Temple Ave, Starke, FL 32091. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal rep resentatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and oth er persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court WITHIN THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORI DA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOR EVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PE RIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this no tice is June 26, 2014. Attorney for Personal Representative: LAW OFFICE OF RICHARD M. KNELLINGER, P.A. Lauren N. Richardson, For the FirmFlorida Bar Number: 0083119 2815 NW 13 th Street, Suite 305 Gainesville, FL 32609-2865 Telephone: (352) 376-3334 Fax: (352) 376-1214 Primary e-mail: Lauren@knellinger law.com Secondary e-mail: carin@knellinger law.com Personal Representative: Cecelia Elaine Owens 209 Crystal Ridge Road Deland, FL 32720 6/26 2tchg 7/3-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVI SION Case No. 13000300CAAXMX CitiFinancial Servicing LLC, A Dela ware Limited Liability Company, Plaintiff, vs. Linda J. Hess; Unknown Spouse of Linda J. Hess; Unknown Tenant #1; Unknown Tenant #2, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu ant to a Final Judgment of Foreclo sure dated June 18, 2014, entered in Case No. 13000300CAAXMX of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit, in and for Bradford County, Florida, wherein CitiFinancial Servic ing LLC, A Delaware Limited Liability Company is the Plaintiff and Linda J. Hess; Unknown Spouse of Linda J. Hess; Unknown Tenant #1; Unknown Tenant #2 are the Defendants, that I will sell to the highest and best bid der for cash at, the lobby of the court house at, 945 N. Temple Ave, Starke, FL 32091, beginning at 11:00 AM on the August 14, 2014, the following de scribed property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: LOT 19, OF WHISPERING PINES ESTATES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 40, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BRAD FORD COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 1995 CRESCENT DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME WITH VIN NUM BERS 146M9169A AND 146M9169B 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 18 day of June, 2014. Ray Norman As Clerk of the Court By: Lisa Brannon As 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 Courthouse, 201 East University Ave., 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. Brock & Scott PLLC 1501 NW 49th St, Suite 200 Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309 Attorney for Plaintiff 6/26 2tchg 7/3-BCT NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDI NANCE BY THE CITY OF LAWTEY Notice is hereby given that proposed Ordinance 2014-02 whose title ap pears below, will be considered for enactment by the City Council of Lawtey, Florida. The second and final reading will be held on July 7, 2014 at 7 p.m. or as soon thereafter that may be heard at City Hall, 2793 Lake St. Lawtey, Florida. A copy of the pro posed ordinance may be inspected at City Hall, Lawtey, Florida. Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to the pro posed ordinance. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LAWTEY, FLORIDA PROHIBITING THE USE OF COMPRESSION OR ENGINE BRAKE; PROVIDING PEN ALTIES; PROVIDING FOR REPEAL OF PROVISIONS INCONSISTENT WITH THIS ARTICLE; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVID ING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. 6/26 1tchg-BCT NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDI NANCE BY THE CITY OF LAWTEY Notice is hereby given that proposed Ordinance 2014-03 whose title ap pears below will be considered for enactment by the City Council of Lawtey, Florida. The second and final reading will be held on July 7, 2014 at 7 p.m. or as soon thereafter that may be heard at City Hall, 2793 Lake St, Lawtey, Florida. A copy of the pro posed ordinance may be inspected at City Hall, Lawtey, Florida. Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect to the pro posed ordinance. AN ORDINANCE GRANTING TO FLORIDA POWER AND LIGHT COMPANY, ITS SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS, PROVIDING RIGHT OF WAY, PROVIDING FOR INDEMNIFI CATION, AUTHORING THE ESTAB LISHMENT OF RATES IN ACCOR DANCE WITH THE LAW, PROVID ING NO COMPETITION CLAUSE, AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFEC TIVE DATE. 6/26 1tchg-BCT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: Randall L. Green Last known address of: 1001 SE 66 th St Starke FL 32091-7554 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 6/26 1tchg-BCT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: Eric D. Cohens Last known address of: 920 E Thomas ST 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 6/26 1tchg-BCT VENDOR REQUEST TO RFP QUALIFIED INSURANCE CARRIERS The City of Starke will accept propos als for employee benefits for group health, dental, life, voluntary life and vision proposals from qualified insur ance carriers licensed to do business in the State of Florida. Qualifying car riers should contact O&A Insurance Services Inc. at 904-287-0848 x10 or email Wendy@Owenservices.com for a copy of the RFP. RFP Deadline for response is July 21, 2014. 6/26 3tchg 7/10-BCT LEGAL NOTICE BRADFORD COUNTY TRANSPOR TATION DISADVANTAGED COOR DINATING BOARD BUSINESS MEETING The North Central Florida Regional Planning Council announces a pub lic meeting to which all persons are invited. DATE AND TIME: July 15, 2014 at 9:30 a.m. PLACE: City of Starke Commis sion Meeting Room located at 209 N. Thompson Street in the City of Starke GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To conduct the regular business of the Bradford County Transportation Disadvan taged Coordinating Board. A copy of the agenda may be ob tained by contacting: North Central Florida Regional Planning Council, 2009 NW 67th Place, Gainesville, Florida 32653-1603. Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommoda tions to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 2 business days before the meeting by contacting 352.955.2200. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Flori da Relay Service, 1.800. 955.8771 (TDD) or 1.800. 955.8770 (Voice). If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with re spect to any matter considered at the meeting, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceed ing is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued. 6/26 1tchg-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVI SION CASE NO: 04-2013-CA-0172 U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSO CIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR BNC MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2007-2 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2, Plaintiff vs. DENNIS PARSON; AMY BITGOOD; PAMELA J. BITGOOD Defendant(s) NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur suant to a Final Judgment of Fore closure dated June 18, 2014, and entered in 04-2013-CA-0172 of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judi cial Circuit in and for BRADFORD County, Florida, wherein U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR BNC MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2007-2 MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2007-2, is the Plaintiff and DENNIS PARSON; AMY BITGOOD; PAMELA J. BITGOOD are the Defen dants). Ray Norman as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the high est and best bidder for cash, the Front Lobby 945 N. Temple Ave. Starke FL 32091, at 11:00 AM on August 14, 2014, the following described prop erty as set forth in said Final Judg ment, to wit: LOT 63, CRYSTAL LAKE HOME SITES, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 6 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORI DA. 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 18 day of June, 2014. Ray Norman As Clerk of the Court By: Lisa Brannon As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT 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 Courthouse, 201 East University Ave., 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. Robertson, Anschutz & Schneid, P.L. Attorneys for plaintiff 6409 Congress Avenue, Suite 100, Boca Raton, FL 33847 Telephone: 561-241-6901 Fax: 561910-0902. 6/26 2tchg 7/3-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVI SION CASE NO. 13000484CAAXMX NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC, Plaintiff, vs. TIMOTHY J. DUBOIS, LESLIE LUZADER, UNKNOWN TENANT IN POSSESSION 1, UNKNOWN TEN ANT IN POSSESSION 2, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur suant to a Summary Final Judg ment of Foreclosure filed June 12, 2014 entered in Civil Case No. 13000484CAAXMX of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for Bradford County, Starke, Florida, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at Bradford County Courthouse, 945 North Temple Avenue, Starke, FL. 32091 in accordance with Chapter 45, Florida Statutes on the 14 day of August, 2014 at 11:00 AM on the fol lowing described property as set forth in said Summary Final Judgment, towit: Lot Five (5), Kesslers Addition, Sec tion 19, Township 7 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County, Florida. Lots Six (6), Seven (7) and Eight (8), Kesslers Addition, unrecorded subdivision in Section 19, Township 7 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County, Florida; also described as the Southeast of the East 1/2 of a 210 foot by 210 foot square in the North west comer of the Southeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of said Section 19, Township 7 South, Range 22 East. TOGETHER WITH that certain 1998 GENE singlewide mobile home bear ing identification GMHGA21698203 82 and Florida title number 75374169, situate thereon, which, by intention of the parties has been retired pursuant to Florida States 319.261, and there fore constitutes a part of the realty. 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 18 day of June, 2014. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT As Clerk of the Court BY: Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk MCCALLA RAYMER, LLC, ATTOR NEY FOR PLAINTIFF 110 SE 6TH STREET FORT LAUDERDALE, FL 33301 (407)674-1850 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. 6/26 2tchg 7/3-BCT NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDI NANCE OF THE CITY COMMIS SION OF STARKE, FLORIDA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the proposed Ordinance, whose title hereinafter appears, will be brought up for READING and ADOPTION Tuesday, July 1, 2014, at the City Commission Meeting commencing at 7:00 p.m., at Starke City Hall, 209 North Thompson Street, Starke, Flor ida. A copy of said Ordinance may be inspected by any member of the public at the Office of the City Clerk at City Hall, in Starke, Florida. On the dates above-mentioned, all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to this proposed Ordinance. ORDINANCE NUMBER 2014 0709 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF STARKE, FLORIDA REPEALING ORDINANCE 2002-417; AND PRO VIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. 6/26 1tchg-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 130005 97CAAXMX U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIA TION, AS TRUSTEE FOR STRUC TURED ASSET SECURITIES CORPORATION MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2005-RF2 Plaintiff, vs. ALBERT LEGUE A/K/A AL LEGUE; BARBARA LEGUE; UNKNOWN TENANT I; UNKNOWN TENANT II; RIVER OAK PLANTATION HOME OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC.; SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; STATE OF FLORIDA, DEPARTMENT OF HIGHWAY SAFETY AND MOTOR VEHICLES, and any unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, creditors, and other unknown persons or unknown spouses claiming by, through and under any of the above-named De fendants, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that the un dersigned Clerk of the Circuit Court of Bradford County, Florida, will on the 14 day of August, 2014, at 11:00 A.M. at the In the Front Lobby at the Bradford County Courthouse, Starke, Florida, at 11:00 A.M., offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the high est and best bidder for cash, the fol lowing-described property situate in Bradford County, Florida: A parcel of land lying in the SE 1/4 of Section 2, Township 6 South, Range 20 East, in Bradford County, Florida; said parcel being shown as Lot 20 on a map recorded in Miscellaneous Map Book 1, Page 18 of the Public Records of said County and being more particularly described as fol lows; Commence at a concrete monument found at the Northwest corner of said SE 1/4 and run North 89 degrees 24 minutes 06 seconds East, along the Northerly boundary thereof, 1199.07 feet to a set iron rod; thence South 00 degrees 52 minutes 45 seconds West, 511.94 feet to a set iron rod; thence South 13 degrees 13 minutes 09 seconds West, 532.95 feet to a set iron rod for the Point of Beginning. From Point of Beginning thus de scribed run South 76 degrees 46 min utes 51 seconds East, 367.81 feet; thence South 13 degrees 13 minutes 09 seconds West, 177.65 feet; thence North 76 degrees 46 minutes 51 sec onds West, 367.81 feet; thence North 13 degrees 13 minutes 09 seconds East, 177.65 feet to the Point of Be ginning. Above described lands being con veyed with and subject to an ease ment for ingress and egress over all roadways as shown on aforesaid map (Miscellaneous Map Book 1, Page 18). Together with that certain Mobile Home Serial # 114-38512, 2002 Champion pursuant to the Final Judgment en tered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is indicated above. Any person or entity claiming an in terest in the surplus, if any, resulting from the foreclosure sale, other than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens, must file a claim on same with the Clerk of Court within 60 days after the foreclosure sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal of said Court this 18 day of June, 20 14. 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 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk DefaultLink, Inc. Attn: Publication Department 13800 Montfort Drive, Suite 300 Dallas, Texas 75240 (972) 239-3777 ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF Brian T. Dunmire Butler & Hosch, P.A. 3185 S. Conway Rd., Ste. E Orlando, Florida 32812 (407)381-5200 6/26 2tchg 7/3-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION Case No. 04-2009-CA-000637 WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A., AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER, TO WACHOVIA BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. YONG SUE ODONNELL; UN KNOWN TENANT #1, N/K/A JOHN DOE; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 N/K/A JANE DOE, Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu ant to an Order or Final Judgment en tered in Case No 04-2009-CA-000637 of the Circuit court of the Eighth Judi cial Circuit in and for Bradford, Flori da, wherein WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. AS SUCCESSOR BY MERGER TO WACHOVIA BANK, N.A., Plaintiff, and YONG SUE ODONNELL; UN KNOWN TENANT #1 N/K/A JOHN DOE; UNKNOWN TENANT #2 N/K/A JANE DOE, Defendants, the Clerk of Court will sell to the highest bidder for cash located at Bradford County Courthouse 945 N. Temple Avenue, Starke, FL 32091 at the hour of 11:00 a.m. on the 31st day of July, 2014, the following property: A parcel of land lying in the NW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of Section 18, Township 6 South, Range 22 East, Bradford County, Florida; said parcel being more particularly described as fol lows: Commence at an old iron axle found at the Northeast corner of the NW 1/4 of the SE 1/4 of said Section 18 and run South 02 degrees 13 min utes 58 seconds West, as a basis of bearings, along the East line of NW 1/4 of SE 1/4 of said Section 18, for a distance of 119.07 feet to a found 1/2 iron rod located on the Southerly R/W line of NW 177th Avenue being in a curve concave to the North and having a radius of 17230.45 feet; thence run in a Northwesterly direc tion along said R/W line and along the arc of said curve as measured along a chord having a bearing of North 88 degrees 06 minutes 15 seconds West for a chord distance of 185.19 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod for the Point of Be ginning. From the Point of Beginning thus described run South 02 degrees 13 minutes 58 seconds West, parallel with said East line of NW 1/4 of SE 1/4 of Section 18, for a distance of 303.89 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod; thence run North 87 degrees 46 minutes 02 sec onds West for a distance of 143.27 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod; thence run North 02 degrees 13 minutes 58 sec onds East, parallel with said East line of NW 1/4 of SE 1/4 of Section 18, for a distance of 304.42 feet to a set 1/2 iron rod located on said South erly R/W line of NW 177th Street be ing in a curve concave to the North and having a radius of 17230.45 feet; thence run in a Southeasterly direc tion along said R/W line and along the arc of said curve as measured along a chord having a bearing of South 87 degrees 33 minutes 29 second East for a chord distance of 143.27 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. DATED this 18 day of June 2014. Lisa Brannon Clerk of the Court Kelley & Fulton, P.A., 1665 Palm Beach Lakes Blvd., Suite 1000, West Palm Beach. FL 33401 IMPORTANT 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 Krista Garber. ADA Coordinator, in the Administrative Of fice of the Court. BRADFORD County Courthouse. 945 North Temple Ave.: telephone number (904) 964-6280 within two (2) working days of your re ceipt of this Notice: If hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8770. 6/26 2tchg 7/3-BCT NOTICE OF PROPOSED ORDINANCE BY THE CITY OF LAWTEY Notice is hereby given that proposed ordinance 2014-04 whose title ap pears below, will be considered for enactment by the City Council of Lawtey, Florida. The reading will be on July 7, 2014 at 7 p.m. or as soon thereafter that may be heard at City Hall, 2793 Lake St., Lawtey, Florida. A copy of the proposed ordinance may be inspected at City Hall, Law tey, Florida. All interested parties are invited to attend. AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LAWTEY, FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR LOCAL IMPLEMENTATION OF BOTH YEAR-ROUND WATER CONSERVATION MEASURES AND TEMPORARY WATER. SHORT AGE RESTRICTIONS; PROVIDING FOR RECOGNITION OF RELATED RULES OF THE SUWANNEE RIV ER WATER MANAGEMENT DIS TRICT; PROVIDING DEFINITIONS; PROVIDING FOR ENFORCEMENT AND PENALTIES; PROVIDING FOR CODIFICATION; REPEALING ANY INCONSISTENT PROVISIONS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. 6/26 1tchg-BCT

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Thursday, June 26, 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. An invasive, exotic fruit fly has taken up residence in Bradford County. The fly, called spotted wing drosophila (SWD), Drosophila suzukii (Matsumura), is an invasive pest that was first reported in the United States in California in 2008 and in Hillsborough County, Florida, in 2009. This pest has caused serious economic impact losses with losses estimated as high as 40 percent for blueberries and 50 percent in strawberries. SWD infests most of the thin-skinned, small and stone fruits including blueberries, strawberries, raspberries, blackberries, cherries and grapes, and many wild plants like nightshade and galberry. Originating in the Orient, this fly resembles common fruit flies that accumulate on overripe bananas, flats of strawberries left without refrigeration, old fallen citrus, discarded watermelon rinds, and other decomposing fruit. The common fruit fly and the SWD are both small (1/8 inch), have prominent red eyes and are closely related. However, wing tips of male spotted wing drosophila incorporate a dark spot that is lacking in common fruit flies. SWD males and females also have continuous dark bands on their abdomen. Female SWD have serrations on the egg-laying organ (ovipositor) that can cut soft surfaces of fruit to lay eggs inside. Common fruit flies lack this capability and only lay eggs on soft, overripe or rotting fruit surfaces. Spotted wing drosophila eggs that hatch inside fruit become white maggots that can soften and ruin fruit in the field or can accompany harvested fruit undiscovered until the fruit is in consumers hands. Given the swift colonization of SWD from California to Florida, berry growers should be prepared to encounter this fly. The presence of SWD is not obvious because eggs are laid deep in fruit and larvae develop in hiding. Scouting for SWD is necessary to learn if flies are present to determine if insecticides are needed to control adult flies. Adult flies can be trapped in clear plastic cups baited with about 6 ounces of apple cider vinegar. The cup traps can be hung in strawberry fields protected from direct sun, tractor and irrigation operations. In blueberries and blackberries plastic cups are hung on the south side of the plants away from the morning sun and about 1 foot (30 cm) below the top of the bush. Cultural practices that deny SWD its breeding sites and kill immature stages inside cull fruit include removing marketable berries quickly, before they are infested, and properly disposing of unmarketable fruit and the immature insects they harbor. Any unsold fruit should be collected and buried 1 foot (30 cm) deep to ensure the insects do not emerge from the soil. If buried too shallow, the fly larvae will crawl to the soil surface, develop to adults, and damage fruit. Remove alternative host like wild blackberry from land adjacent to your farm. Applications of appropriate insecticides should be made as SWD presence is detected. Contact your local extension office to find out which insecticides can be used on your berry crop. There are no insecticides available for egg or larva control inside fruit. Recurring applications of pesticides at close intervals may be required under heavy pressure, for populations of mixed life stages, or when flies regularly move from outside sources into fruiting fields. When these conditions are absent, applications could be held to one lifecycle or longer, probably 10 days to 2 weeks. Do not spray insecticides if SWD is not present. Special thanks to Dr. Teresia Nyoike, University of Florida Department of Entomology and Nematology for contributing to this article. Church Highland First Baptist Church 1395 U.S. 301 North, Lawtey, is currently hosting High Power Soccer: the Proven Method camps on Saturdays, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., through July 19. Lunch will be provided. Parents are welcome to stay and watch their children. Call Dana Pendarvis at 904-769-3180 to register. The Greater Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church welcomes guest speaker Rev. Christopher Johnson of Phillip R. Cousin A.M.E. Church in Jacksonville this Sunday, June 29, during the 11 a.m. service. R.J.E. Lodge #69 will be in charge of the service, with Goins Lodges male choir in attendance. Call 904-964-6995 for more information. Lighthouse Global Ministries in Waldo will host a revival, titled Raise the Standard, starting at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. on July 6 and at 7 p.m. on July 7-9. Call 352-468-1034 for more information. Macedonia Free Will Baptist Church 2496 Lake St., Lawtey, will host an appreciation of Pastor Mary Bright Palmer at 7:30 p.m. July 15-18, 11 a.m. July 19, and 11:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. July 20. The Greater Allen Chapel A.M.E. Church will celebrate Family and Friends Day on Sunday, July 13, from 11 a.m. until 4 p.m. Starke Mayor Carolyn Spooner of Antioch Baptist Church will give the message during the 11 a.m. service. Rev. Melvin Kennerly of Greater Payne Chapel A.M.E. Church in Jacksonville will present a message at 3:30 p.m. Call 904-964-6995 for more information. Email the details of your congregations upcoming special events to editor@ bctelegraph.com. DEADLINE IS MONDAY AT 5 P.M. Jim DeValerio Be careful where you dig is good advice, but even a call to the utility company wouldnt have steered Al Mize clear of what his shovel struck June 5. While digging trenches for new water lines to his cattle troughs, Mize thought he struck a root. After several attempts to cut it, he went around and returned later to dig it out, only to find it wasnt a root obstructing his path but a World War II era mortar. My first thoughts were to give the mortar to Sheriff Gordon Smith at the Bradford County Sheriffs Office, just to pull his chain a little, Mize said, but he really didnt know if the mortar was dangerous or not. It was dirty and corroded, but in otherwise good condition. He instead contacted the sheriffs office to determine how he should dispose of it. The office contacted Camp Blanding and stood watch as Sgt. Waller and an assistant examined the mortar and determine it was indeed explosive. They carefully packed it in damp soil and transported it back to the base for disposal. Mizes parents, Harold and Jennie Hamontree, purchased the farm off of Northwest 75 th Avenue which belonged to Harry Lewis. Lewis farmed the land from the mid 1920s through the mid 1960s. Lewis and his family reportedly raised livestock and crops, and even turpentine sold to companies making gun powder, but the land was primarily used for timber production, Mize said. Today it is still producing cattle and timber. The lay of the farm land has not changed much over the last 90 years, said Mize. The farm is surrounded by wetlands and the old curvy dirt farm road, previously a timber road, still meanders through the 70 acre farm. The land around the old farm is the start of what some local or older Bradford County residents refer to as Gum Creek. While he knows the land and history well, Mize can only guess how a mortar from WWII ended up there. He connects it to the boom the area experienced during the war years. I can only speculate that the army may have utilized Bradford County and the old farm roads for training maneuvers. Unfortunately, we may never know how the mortar ended up on the old farm, he said. He said he was grateful to the sheriffs office and Camp Blanding for their professionalism and assistance. 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 TO ANNOUNCE YOUR CHURCH EVENT, MAIL PERTINENT INFORMATION, TYPED OR PRINTED LEGIBLY, TO: BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH P.O. Drawer A, Starke, FL 32091 Life Groups 9:30 AMMorning Worship 10:30 AMMid-week Refuel 7:00 PM 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 WWII mortar dug up by farmer Left Sgt. Waller gets some assistance loading the mortar and taking it to Camp Blanding. Below The mortar looked its age but was still dangerous after many years.

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6A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, June 26, 2014 QUESTIONS Continued from 1A even if the decline can be easily explained by the closure of a prison. The consultant spent time with Whittle while he was here, touring the county and taking an inventory of its assets. Powell called Starkes industrial park a business park without the acreage necessary to support industry. Land is available at the Keystone Heights Airpark, but only for short-term leases not attractive for a business with a long-range plan that would have to build from the ground up. The airport is a hidden jewel that could use some polishing, he said. Other assets are the college, the technical center with its certificate programs, the proximity of Camp Blanding and the training level of its soldiers and retirees, and the presence of U.S. 301. Even with the bypass coming, Powell said, there is an opportunity to plan to capture the traffic wherever it goes. He added the trucking companies, the railroad, and the admittedly costly possibility of building a spur to support a business that needed access to the railroad. The community could also have the support of utilities like Florida Power and Light and the experts at JaxUSA if it takes time to establish those connections. Perhaps to the chagrin of those who feel local government should hire someone to head up economic development for the county, Powell said Bradford is not at all ready in spite of it being one of the primary goals of the Envision report. That doesnt mean commissioners hesitant to fund the hire are out from under any pressure. Powell said there is much the public sector can be doing to prepare for and encourage economic development, including investing in infrastructure and land purchases, and perhaps even building facilities businesses can easily move into, adapt or expand. The availability of those facilities is also high on the priority list for industry scouts, and its up to community leaders to determine the funding sources for such projects. Key to courting development is the ability to negotiate solutions because Bradford is competing with communities that can serve these businesses. A possible catch-22: Powell said for a county to grow there has to be an industrial base. It cannot be done by relying on residential development. The taxes paid by business and industry support cities, counties and schools, and theyve found it isnt until houses reach $300,000 in value that the taxes residents pay begin to match the services they receive. Does Bradford have the tax base to support the kind of investment Powell talked about? Are the countys and citys plans to offer tax breaks to new and expanding businesses then in conflict with the need to fund growth? When Bradford is ready to hire someone for economic development, that will be an investment, too. Powell said the county could look to pay six figures to someone with the necessary experience and contacts, plus travel and other expenses. A young graduate will be eager, but ineffective. Will leaders create and fund such a position, making an economic development director the most highly paid official in the county? These and even tougher questions will have to be addressed, but the biggest question of all, is who is going to address them? The joint meeting, which took place during the lunch hour at Downtown Grill, drew approximately two dozen interested parties, but will a group rise to the top and make economic development its passion project? County Commissioner Lila Sellars spoke to her board later that night about it being time to commit to the challenge of economic development or let it go. She recommended, and the board agreed, that there needs to be an additional joint meeting between the city and county commissions and the chamber of commerce to found a committee whose job it would be to take it on. Powell talked about a proactive group like that made up of representatives from the public and private sectors. County Manager Brad Carter was tasked with setting up the meeting. One matter to be addressed this week is the availability of faster Internet accesses for businesses. Business leaders will be meeting at the Andrews Center with Affiniti June 26 about access to broadband service for this and surrounding communities. Bob Milner, who would later beat Reddish in a runoff. Milner remembered Clark as an even-tempered man with a dry sense of humor. I never saw him lose his temper with anyone, recalled Milner. Milner also said Clarks personality was a perfect fit for an investigator and that Clark was an extremely skilled interviewer. After the election, Clark returned to the State Attorneys office where he led a drug task force for several years and investigated cases out of the judicial circuit. He retired again in 1998. One of the most well-known cases Clark worked on was the 1985 murder of Starke businessman Joe Banister. The 41-year-old was shot with a semiautomatic weapon as he drove on S.R. 18 between Hampton and Theressa. Clark, along with Bradford County Sheriffs investigator Don Denton, crisscrossed the United States until they tracked the killing to a self-proclaimed soldier of fortune by the name of John Wayne Hearn. Hearn eventually testified against the victims wife, Debbie Banister, telling Denton and Clark the woman hired him to kill her husband. Debbie Banister was later convicted in the murder-for-hire scheme. For years after the conviction, Clark kept a photograph of Hearn and Debbie Banister at his desk in Starke. He told media representatives the case was the most unusual he had ever worked on. Clark also served as president of the Starke Golf and Country Club and Starke Rotary Club. Former Bradford County Telegraph reporter Carolyn Eaves, who worked with Clark at the courthouse, said Clark was one of the most dependable people she ever worked with. She remembered him as someone who had a strong sense of right and wrong and a passion for justice. Clark was a longtime resident of Little Lake Santa Fe, but moved to Hawthorne about two years ago. Funeral services for Clark will be held today at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church in Keystone Heights. CLARK Continued from 1A Who says you cant make some noise at the Library! So far the summer programs at the Bradford County Public Library have been a smashing success and the program on Japanese drumming was a hit with the audience. Ron Collins from Tampa Taiko Japanese Drum Ensemble entertained a crowd with his handmade drums and then let all the attendees play. (Below l-r) Alanna Patterson concentrates on handling the sticks, Ryder Detweiler prepares to make a big boom, and Joel Lawson enjoys the rhythmic beat of the drum at that the Bradford County Public Library rfntbttrf ntbn tt tn tt tn rfttbtt t t nbrftf ntntbtt trbrbt ttttt t

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Wight said his physical training beforehand really helped during the first five days of the climb. The summit day was tough, though. (The guides) dont want you take a lot of breaks, Wight said. I guess if you take a lot of breaks, the altitude will get to you and stuff like that, and youll until we landed in Kilmanjaro, we didnt even know if we were on the right plane. It was the right plane, though, so Wight and his friend Cochram were able to begin their climb, which would last seven days. The climb began at an altitude of 6,300 feet. During the first four days, the group Wight was a part of reached 14,100 feet. The fifth day saw Wight reach 15,500 feet, which is higher than any point in the United States with the exception of Alaskas Mount McKinley. Wight said ice and snow hit the camp at that 15,500 mark, but added the group was lucky in regard to the weather. The weather on McKinley can change in an instant, Wight said, adding that a cloud can blow over and turn 60 degrees to 35 degrees. The website of one Kilmanjaro guide service likens the climb to going from the equator to Antarctica. Wights group, though, didnt really experience extreme ice or snow conditions until they reached their campsites and were done climbing for the day. The weather never got us while we were hiking that mucha little bit here and there, but nothing real bad, Wight said. It always kind of came at night. The trek to Kilmanjaros summit day began at midnight on day six. It is a constant push from 15,500 feet to 19,340 feet. BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer A picture is worth a thousand words. Multiply that by 13,000, and youll have how many feet Troy Wight climbed to get a breathtaking photo of a sunrise. Wight, who lives in Union County and works for Florida Gas in Brooker, recently climbed Mount Kilmanjaro in Tanzania, Africa. He said he probably cant make anyone he knows in this rural community understand why hed want to do such a thing. Its a small town, he said. Its mainly farmland here and country boys. Im a country boy, too. I hunt and fish like everybody else, but this is definitely not something that interests a lot of people, I dont think, around here. Yet if you were in Wights shoes when he was approximately 10 feet from Kilmanjaros peak when the sun crested, perhaps you would understand. The sight, in Wights words, was awesome. Youre actually above the clouds and looking down at all the glaciers, he said. Wight has been visiting the highest points in the United States for the past three years with his youngest daughter, Christine, who is 18. Admittedly, there isnt much to some states highest points, but Wight and his daughter did successfully reach the peak of Colorados Mount Elbert, which is the third highest point in the U.S. behind Californias Mount Whitley and Alaskas Mount McKinley. Mount Kilmanjaro, though, represented a peak that is not only approximately 5,000 feet higher than Mount Elbert, but has approximately 8,5000 feet more of elevation gain. It was, Wight said, the toughest climb hes attempted. His friend, Lester Cochram, whos the one who asked Wight if he wanted to make the climb, admitted as much as well, and Cochram has done a lot more climbing outside of the U.S. He told me point blank on the summit day on Kilmanjaro it was the number-one hardest day hes ever had, Wight said. Prior to going, Wight trained for the climb. He said he exercises regularly anyway, but made sure to focus on incline work, whether it was on his NordicTrack or walking up and down the stairs in his house. Those exercises also included wearing a 20-30-pound filled backpack, which would simulate what he and other climbers would be doing on their trek. We had to carry anywhere from 20 to 25 pounds each day, Wight said of the Kilmanjaro climb. That was mainly our water for that day, our snacks for that day and, of course, our hiking poles and any change of gear. Wight flew from Jacksonville to Washington, D.C., on Feb. 28. After a 14-hour layover, he flew approximately 13 hours to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. From there, Wight flew to Mount Kilmanjaro. Addis Ababa Bole International Airport is really too small to handle the amount of traffic it does, Wight said. The experience there was hectic and filled with uncertainty. It was just chaos, like sardines in a can, Wight said. You didnt know where you were going. You couldnt understand anything anyone said. Honest to God, Troy Wight climbed Africas Mount Kilmanjaro and explores U.S. high points with daughter Christine Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, June 26, 2014 News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake Region FEATURES CRIME SOCIALS OBITUARIES EDITORIAL FAM PAK$499 lb $249 lbPRICES AVAILABLEJUNE 25 JULY 01 $299$1992 $32 $3 2LB BAG Amazing quality. Fantastic prices.Satisfaction Guaranteed FAM PAK$269lb 24-32 OZ$329 $32 9 lb FAM PAK$29 9 lb FAM PAK$119 FAM PAK$299 lb Open 7 Days a Week 8am to 8pm1371 South Walnut St. (Hwy 301) Starke (904) 368-9188 lb Unions Wight enjoys worlds beauty from up high Troy Wight poses for a picture with Mount Kilmanjaro in the background. Troy Wight took this picture of a sunrise at 19,340 feetapproximately 10 minutes Troy Wight and his daughter Christine stand atop of 14,433 feet makes it the third highest point in the United States and the second highest point in the lower 48 states. Troy and Christine are attempting to

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Outback, Sonnys and Tony and Als Deli. Now thats food someone would actually want to eat, but BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Several interesting comments were made at the Bradford County Public Library on June 12, but none of them were, My compliments to the chef. Its not known whether those who signed up for the librarys annual Food Fear Factor went home with sickening, sour stomachs, but sickening, sour stomach was the name of one of the so-called meals six courses. Well, seven courses if you include throwing all the ingredients into a blender and serving up in a glass. Not even Jack LaLanne and his juicer could come up with such a creation, but four of the nights participants drank up to break a tie in the children and adult divisions. Hannah Perron chugged her socalled drink faster than Gentry Cooksey could to be that nights winning child, while Deborah Owens came out on top over Jaime Cooksey in the adult division. Antanika Tyson was the winning teen, though she was the only teen entrant and bowed out before the final course could be served. Who could blame Tyson, though? Believe it or not, a menu consisting of shiver me liver, smothered sweet heart, 2B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, June 26, 2014 Florida Twin Theatre All Seats $6.00 Before 6 p.m. 964-5451 OPEN EVERY NIGHT Visit us on-line at www.FloridaTwinTheatre.com SCREEN 1 SCREEN 2 SCREEN 1 Starts Fri. Now Showing Starts Weds. July 2nd Gerard ButlerFri 8:00 Sat 4:50, 8:00 Sun 4:50 Mon Thur 7:15Wed.-Thur 7:30 Mark Wahlberg Teo Halm How to Train Your Dragon 2 Earth to Echo Fri 7:00, 9:00 Sat 5:00, 7:00, 9:00 Sun 5:00, 7:00 Mon Tue 7:30 Wed. Kids Shows 10am & 1pm All Seats $5.00July 2nd The Nut Job Dinner is served...be afraid ooey gooey polluted lungs, slimy eyeball smoothie and fish-oiled brain, along with the aforementioned sickening, sour stomach, is not even close to being as appealing as it sounds. In fact, the evenings host, Dr. Bunsen Burner (library director Robert Perone), gave a pre-meal demonstration of how to use the supplied vomit bags. No one actually needed to use the bags with the exception of Cameron Brosky, who unfortunately couldnt grab his bag in time before he tossed his cookies. Actually, cookies were not among the nights ingredients, but the ingredients were not as bad as the entries gaginducing names might imply. It was the combinations that made them hard for participants to stomachor smell. Each participant was asked to take a big whiff of each serving before attempting to consume it. Jeon Russell never even took the first bite, declaring herself out of the competition after smelling the first course, which was sickening, sour stomach. That dish was made by combining rice, mashed potato flakes, lemon bar mix, Sour Patch Kids, Kool-Aid lemonade mix, vinegar and vanilla yogurt. The event began with 17 participants, with eight dropping out in the first round. When it was time to serve the fifth course, slimy eyeball smoothie, which consisted of tonic water, seltzer water, onions, gelatin, applesauce and Spanish olives, only four participants remained. Despite Owens remark that the final course of fish-oiled brain (sardines, anchovies, clam juice, chub mackerel, unflavored gelatin, evaporated milk, baby clams and tuna) smelled like cat food, she, Perron and Gentry and Jaime Cooksey finished off, setting up the tiebreaker in which every course was blended together. The winner had to finish it off before his or her competitor. The winner and runner-up in each division received prizes, and what prizes they weregift certificates/cards good for food at such places as Chilis, Dicks Wings, Dickeys, Olive Garden, Hope Owens dreads eating seems in a state of disbelief in regard to the probably not until first fully recovering from Food Fear Factor. As Jaime Cooksey noted with a smiley emoticon on the Bradford County Telegraphs Facebook page, Not my best idea. Library Director Robert Owens is not saying a blessing for this (right) is pictured in the aftermath of losing his Cooksey looks on. Jaime Cooksey looks on in amusement as Jeon Randall gets a whiff of Sickening Sour Stomach. The smell was enough to force Randall to drop out of the competition. Perron works to down. Despite what looked close calls, she made it to the is not crazy about spinach being one of the ingredients Polluted Lungs.

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of the lymph nodes under his arm and in his neck was suffocating him. They knew immediately what they were dealing with and decided it was best to transport him to the trauma unit at Shands, where they were better equipped to handle such a serious case. At Shands, they had Powell in surgery within an hour. The surgical debridement lasted about 3.5 hours. Then the doctors came to talk to the family. The doctors told Cathy and Moore that they had removed all of the flesh, some of the muscle, all of the fatty tissue and the dead nerves from the top of Powells right hand all the way up to his shoulder and the right side of his chest and back. They said that there was a very good chance that Powell would not survive, and if he did, amputation of some or all of the affected areas was a very real possibility. Christmas day brought another surgical debridement and the same dire warning from the doctors about Powells prognosis. All we could do was wait and pray, Moore recorded in the journal she kept through the ordeal. It felt as though someone had knocked the breath out of us. It was like a horrible nightmare. Cathy remembers being in a kind of shock, knowing and understanding what was going on and trying to deal with what decisions needed to be made. I was scared, very scared, she said. I heard what they were saying, but I didnt believe it. I wouldnt believe that I was going out to eat with members of his family. According to his wife, Cathy, he got up and went to work at his restaurant (Powells Dairy Freeze in Starke) as usual on Dec. 23. He came home much sooner than usual after he started feeling ill. Cathy said he came home and told her he didnt feel well and that his arm felt as though someone had poured acid on it. He asked Cathy to take him to the emergency room at Shands Starke, and he remained there for most of the day. Cathy said she asked them if they had any idea what was wrong with her husband, and they said they did not. She took him home with prescriptions for cortisone cream and painkillers to care for him herself. About 5 a.m. the next morning (Christmas eve), Cathy called her daughter Kelly Moore and told her that Powell was much worse. His arm was swollen and bleeding, and his skin was literally dissolving before her eyes. Cathy put him in the car and headed for North Florida Regional Medical Center. Cathy said by the time she pulled up at the emergency room, Powell was having a hard time breathing. Once inside, the doctors found it necessary to intubate him because the swelling grafts and physical therapy may be needed once the infection is cured. healthy individuals. The infection begins at a break in the skin, resulting from trauma or surgery. It begins as a painful, inflamed lesion or lump on the skin, which quickly becomes much more painful than would seem appropriate given the size of the lesion. The disease progresses very quickly with increasing pain, inflammation, fever, skin discoloration and drainage. Other symptoms can include nausea, sweats, chills, dizziness and shock. Quick medical attention is necessary as the greater head start the disease gets on treatment, the greater the loss of tissue. Treatments commonly include intravenous antibiotic therapy, multiple surgical procedures to remove dead tissue and, in severe cases, amputation. Tissue The Starke campuses of Santa Fe College are once again hosting College for Kids this summer, and there is still room for rising fifth-, sixth-, seventh-, eighthand ninth-graders. College for Kids will be held Mondays-Fridays, July 7-18, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Half-day sessions are an option.) The cost is $270, or $135 for half-day sessions. Visit the Santa Fe College Andrews Center to register. You may also call 904-9645382. Thursday, June 26, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 3B Dr. Virgil A. BerryCHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN Modern methods with old-fashioned concern. Auto Accidents Work Injuries Headaches Neck and Back Pain Back & Neck Pain Clinic NEED RELIEF FROM:Call Dr. Berry Serving the Area for 21 Years THERAPEUTIC MASSAGE AVAILABLE THERAPEUTIC MASSAGEAVAILABLE SR-230 E (2 miles east of US-301)B anquet Hall Driving Range Check out our web pagewww .starkegolf.com M emberships Available E xcellent Driving RangeP ro Shop Gift CertificatesG olf Lessons by AppointmentP rofessionally Run Tournaments H ome of the Strawberry Invitational Li ke us on facebook Spots are still open for College for Kids program Jamarian Cummings prepares to point to a location College for Kids, a program for older students, will begin July 7, so there is still time to register. BY TRACY LEE TATE Special to the Telegraph, Times and Monitor Dealing with a potentially deadly disease can be a lifechanging experience for everyone concerned, both the patient and his family. Keystone Heights resident David Powell is now on the mend from his terrifying bout with necrotizing fasciitis (see sidebar), a disease that is both deadly and unpredictable in its severity and survivability. Powell remembers very little of his ordeal. He remembers heading out with his grandson for a day of boating on Dec. 21, 2013. They trailered the boat to Palatka to put in at the St. Johns River. His grandson was backing up the trailer, and Powell decided to jump into the boat from the trailer rather than use the ladder in the back. He slipped and went in the water, splashing water into some small cuts and scratches on his arm. His last clear memories of the day are his grandson pulling the boat back out of the water so Powell could put the ladder down and get in the boat as he usually did, tying it up to wait for his grandson to go park and then turning the boat around and heading south. Powell remembers nothing of the day spent on the water despite the fact they traveled all the way to Sanfordto Lake Monroe and back, which is a seven-hour trip. Nor does he remember the next day when he watched a ball game on television and went Powell, family get through health crisis Kelly Moore and grandson Connor Roling outside his home in Keystone Heights. Murray Chrysler-DodgeJeep-Ram will host a car wash to benefit the Bradford High School cross country program on Saturday, June 28, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. June 28 car Bradford High cross country Information for this story was taken from Wikipedia, Medicine. net and Medline Plus websites. BY TRACY LEE TATE Special to the Telegraph, Monitor and Times Flesh-eating bacterial infections (also known as necrotizing fasciitis) are rare conditions, most commonly caused by the organism Streptococcus pyogenes, the same bacteria which more commonly causes mild sore throats. Other bacteria may also cause such infections, and the exact species must be determined by culture. A related infection called MRSA is caused by the bacteria Staphylococcus aureus in a particularly antibiotic resistant form. The infection starts in the tissues just below the skin and spreads along the layers of tissues that separate the muscles and fat. Infection sites are most commonly the arms, legs and abdomen. The infection proves fatal in about 40 percent of identified cases. Sources of the infection can include the normal presence of the organism on the individuals skin and exposure to waste water, as well as exposure through community contact or in a medical setting. Over 70 percent of cases show one or more of the following: diabetes, cancers, chronic diseases or substance abuse/addiction. The disease only rarely occurs in otherwise

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The second annual Gerard Warren and C.J. Spiller Celebrity Golf Tournament will take place at the Country Club at Lake City on Saturday, June 28, beginning with registration at 8:30 a.m. and a shotgun start at 9 a.m. Proceeds from the tournament will be used to help at-risk youth in Union and Columbia counties. Player entry cost is $75, which includes lunch. There will be an awards presentation, and every player will receive a gift at check-in. To register, please contact Donnell Davis at donnelldavis111@aol.com or 850-673-9533. The C.J. Spiller and Gerard Warren FUNdamentals Camp, a program of USA Football, will take place Friday, June 27, from 8:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. at the Union County High School football field. The camp is open to ages 6-15. Registration is 7:30 a.m. on June 27 and is open to the first 300 children. All participants should wear athletic footwear and apparel. T-shirts and equipment will be provided. Spiller, a 2006 UCHS graduate, went on to star at Clemson University and is currently a member of the Buffalo Bills, who took him with the ninth overall pick of the 2010 draft. Warren, a 1997 UCHS graduate, played at the University of Florida and was the number-three overall selection of the 2001 NFL draft. Warren played 11 seasons in the NFL for the Cleveland Browns, Denver Broncos, Oakland Raiders and New England Patriots. Please send email queries to donnelldavis111@gmail. com, or call 850-673-9533. 4B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, June 26, 2014 FOOTBALLFALL Registration is in progress! not getting the required reps in practice or the game? requires mandatory plays than the YFL for its players at ALL levels. is currently $100 per football/cheer participant. Price will increase July 1st. Package deals available for multiple siblings. Rodney Mosley (904)412-6300 Geoff Cook (352) 316-3961 email: bradfordcountycowboys@gmail.com website: www.leaguelineup.com/bradfordcountypopwarnerTHE BRADFORD COWBOYS WILL HAVE DIVISIONS: Tiny-Mite (ages 5-6-7) Mitey-Mite (ages 7-8-9) Junior Pee-Wee (ages 8-9-10 and some 11yrs old) Pee-Wee (ages 9-10-11 and some 12yrs old) Unlimited (ages 11 thru 14) No weight limit for this groupPop Warner is partnered with USA Football and its Heads-Up Football Program to teach proper blocking and tackling techniques in a better and safer way. ARMSTRONGFENCE COMPANY Securing the SoutheastCommercial Residential Rent a Fence Access ControlCall for your FREE Estimate LOCAL PEOPLE ... LOCAL SERVICE! For Rex Collins, a Haven Hospice patient, a wish to be included in two of the most important events of his daughter Chelseys life came true when she wore her high school graduation cap and gown and her wedding dress at the Custead Care Center in Orange Park recently. When Chelsey graduated Bradford High School on June 6, her father was unable to attend. Before the ceremony, Chelsey wore her graduation cap and gown to the Custead Care Center so that Rex could see her in it. The Collins family arranged for Rex to watch the graduation ceremony from his room that evening via Skype. Rex also wanted to see how his daughter was going to look on her upcoming wedding day, which was June 21, so Chelsey wore her wedding dress as well. Haven Hospice is a notfor-profit community hospice organization providing services since 1979 and licensed in Florida since 1980. It has served more than 68,000 patients and families in North Florida. For more information, visit www.havenhospice.org, or call 800-727-1889. Hospice patient gets a fathers wish Rex Collins is pictured with his wife, Lisa, and his daughter, Chelsey. BY MICKEY AGNER Special to the Telegraph-TimesMonitor Kim Cook, a first-grade teacher at Irby Elementary School in Alachua County, was selected as Irbys Teacher of the Year in 2012-13. Later in that school term, she received an unsatisfactory evaluation because her students did not take the Florida Comprehensive Achievement Test and were administered no other appropriate standardized test. Her evaluation was based on the achievement of third-grade students from a nearby school. Angered by the perceived lack of fairness, Cook joined forces with seven other teachers in Florida, the Alachua County Educational Association, the Florida Educational Association and the National Educational Association in filing a suit against the Florida Department of Education. Central to Cooks complaint was Senate Bill 736, which had been signed into law in 2011 by Gov. Rick Scott. The bill used what was called a Value-Added Model to anticipate student academic growth with the use of the FCAT. The anticipated student growth, compared to what students actually did achieve, was used for the purpose of evaluating teachers. The FCAT is not administered in every grade level, and the instructions for gathering appropriate test scores for students who are not tested do not adequately address the complications and led to more than a few situations similar to Cooks. Making the story politically charged is the fact that former Gov. Charlie Crist vetoed a similar bill in 2010. While the use of test scores for teacher evaluations has been the more controversial component of SB 736, it also targets tenure contracts, eliminating the practice by way of attrition. Additionally, it provides merit pay for teachers who earn a highly effective evaluation. In total, the bill addresses the issue of accountability for public education teachers. On June 4, U.S. District Judge Mark Walker dismissed the lawsuit by Cook, the six other teachers and the three teacher associations based upon the idea that the law was rational within the meaning of the law. In doing so, however, Walker acknowledged that the practice and implementation was unfair. Nevertheless, it has holding teachers accountable despite issues UCHS football greats Spiller, Warren to host youth camp June 27 Warren golf tournament risk youth Dear Editor: The Telegraph article concerning further talks about economic development in the county made me laugh. It is ridiculous to keep having these meetings and talking about economic development when it is obvious the county officials will continue to bend over backward to prevent the City of Starke from growing. In the twenty years I have lived in the city of Starke I have seen no cooperation from county officials if the city made any effort to advance and grow. Rather, the county has had its hand out demanding that the city give them something, either money or fire department, police department or free recreation for county children. The recent brouhaha about annexation, I believe, was raised by county officials who are still grousing about the city not paying for the countys animal control operation. What the county officials seem to forget is that city resident pay the same amount in taxes to the county each year as do county residents so they should not feel like the city is obligated to pay them anything for county operation. The city provides services to its residents including police and fire protection, utility services including electricity, water, sewer and garbage and trash collection. I prefer to live in the city to enjoy these benefits, and so far they have met my expectations. City residents pay for these services and ask for no contribution from the county. Also, the city provided countywide recreation for many years at a high cost with the county refusing to give any financial support even though eighty to eighty-five percent of children in the recreation programs lived in the county, not in the city. When the recreation cost came near a million dollars a year or County opposed to Starke growth more it had to be discontinued as the city simply could not afford the cost. County officials and residents complained but none of them offered to help support the program financially. One of the former county commissioners proposed a county fire department be created by taking over the citys fire department, stating the county could not afford to start a fire department otherwise. At the time, he also proposed building two fire stations in the county to house such a department but neither of them would have been in the city. The county was to just take the fire department with no compensation to the city for equipment, etc. Then the Sheriff wanted to take over the Starke Police Department, in much the same manner, just take the equipment, etc., with no compensation from the county to the city. As with the fire proposal continued coverage to the city and its resident would have been scanty. To add insult to injury, the Sheriff wanted the city to then pay him a million dollars a year, or more, for two officers to police the city. There was no guarantee that he would not up the cost every year. He seemed to forget city residents were already helping fund his office through the county taxes we pay. Eighty to ninety percent of my property taxes each year go to the county or the school system. The remaining little bit goes to the city. As I travel the southeast and see other states and area gaining businesses such as auto plants I wonder why not Bradford County or other areas of Florida. I have reached the conclusion that our leaders are afraid such businesses would cause increases in wages paid, and (gasp) result in employees actually expecting decent benefits. In closing I salute Mayor Carolyn Spooner for the way she recently stood strong for the city when attacked by county officials. James D. Powell Starke Letters editor@bctelegraph.com

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Air Force Airman 1st Class Jordan B. McCollum graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San AntonioLackland, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. McCollum earned distinction as an honor graduate. graduates from basic training Thursday, June 26, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 5B 904-368-0687 phwww.starkedivorce.comMARGARET ANDERSON1011 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 Official Sports Medicine ProvidersTornadoesfor the Bradford High School KATIE TRUMBLE, DPT, A T C/L CAITLIN RAUCKHORST, A T C/L 319 West Call Street Suite A Starke, Florida 32091 Phone: (904) 368-1257 Fax: (904) 368-1258 Thursday, June 26th will make 50 years James and Barbara Balkcom have been married. James and Barbara met at a New Years Eve party during their freshman year of high school and became high school sweethearts. They continued to date two years after school before getting married. They both lived and worked in Jacksonville until 1972 when the now family of five moved to the New River area of Bradford County. James continued to serve his country working at the Air National Guard in Jacksonville as well as beginning a hog farm here in Bradford County. Barbara worked at the farm until their children were older. She then worked for Dr. Whiffen and later became the secretary at the Methodist Church for many years. James continues to work for Jacksons Building Supply and is an active member of the Fair Board in our community. James and Barbara are members of New River Baptist Church. They have raised their family in a Godly, loving home and shared it with their family. They have three children, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Mama and Daddy we want to thank you for all the love you have shown us and shared with others and also giving us the example of a Godly marriage. We Love you and Happy 50th Anniversary, Randy, Annette and Tommy. Balkcoms celebrate 50 years Gene and Faith Murphy celebrated their 50 th wedding anniversary May 17 at Bible Baptist Church fellowship hall. They have three children, Theresa, Martha and Gene, Jr.; six grandchildren; and two greatgrandchildren. The celebration was given by their children, granddaughters and daughter-in-law, Kim. They celebrated with family and friends. Gene and Faith attend Bible Baptist Church. On June 27, Eddie and Marie Oden of Lake Butler will celebrate 60 years of marriage. Eddie and Marie met in Jacksonville even though neither of them lived there at the time. Marie was studying at Piedmont Nursing School in Atlanta and Eddie was in the Army stationed at Ft. Jackson, S.C. Each was home visiting their parents, who introduced the pair at church. After a brief courtship, they returned to Jacksonville to be married. After a twoyear deployment to Germany, Eddie returned to the U.S. and the young couple settled in Jacksonville. There they raised two sons, Buck and Chuck. Eddie was employed as an electrician for over 42 years through IBEW Local Union 177 and retired from Paxon Electric. Marie served as an Assistant OR Supervisor at Baptist Medical Center and, later, as an OR Supervisor at Bradford Hospital after receiving her BSN from the University of North Florida. Retirement for the Odens has been spent operating the New River Ranch and traveling. They recently traveled to Paris and Normandy in France as well as Hawaii. Their current adventure is an RV trip to the West Coast. The Odens also spend time with their four grandchildren and four great-grandchildren. There will be a family celebration of their anniversary on June 29th. Odens celebrate 60 years Socials Autumn Griggs of Melrose has been named to the 2014 Spring Semester/Term 4 Provosts List at Troy University, Alabama. The Provosts List honors students who have earned a 3.65 or higher Grade Point Average during the previous academic period. Griggs named to Provosts List Jordan McCollum He is the son of Kenneth A. Steele of Starke. and Theresa P. McCollum of Newport News, Va. He is a 2013 graduate of Menchville High School, Newport News, Va. Specialist Taylor Pruss of Fort Lauderdale graduated from United States Army Basic Training at Fort Jackson on June 19, 2014. SPC Pruss successfully completed an intensive nineweek program with the 3rd Platoon of Delta Company 2/39. His training included military discipline and courtesy, physical fitness, instruction on basic combat skills, military weapons, chemical warfare, drill Pruss graduates from basic training Taylor Pruss and ceremony, basic first aid and field training exercises. Pruss achieved Expert Grenade and Sharpshooter recognition during training. SPC Pruss will report to Fort Eustis in Newport News, VA for Military Occupation Specialty training. He is the son of Bill and Karen Pruss of Melrose, and a 2002 graduate of Keystone Heights High School. Socials www.StarkeJournal.com www.facebook.com/BradfordTelegraph

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6B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, June 26, 2014 $2 OFFWITH THIS COUPON Lake ButlerCR121CR231 JJsHand Crafted Jewelry Great Gifts Polished Stones & Beads 515 South CR 231 (going South towards RMC) Lake Butler RMC 4 th of July Blowout S ale1000 South Water St. Starke, FL 32091 904 966-2221 EVERYTHING 25% OFF 25% OFF 964-(8473)13761 South US 301 Starke(1/2 mile south of walmart) Tires Wheels Vehicle Accessories Golf Carts & Parts Jo es Tires Summer Time We have Deep Blue Engel Coolers... Many Sizes!!! t Crime t Bradford Charla Chrystal Baker, 57, of Middleburg was arrested June 19 by Bradford deputies for larceny and for fraud. According to the arrest report, Baker wrote a check from her daughters closed checking account back in November 2013 to pay rent at a home in Country Club Woods of Starke. Bond was set at $7,500 for the charges. Rhonda Lynette Clayton, 38, of Sanderson was arrested June 22 by Lawtey police during a traffic stop for possession of marijuana. Ashley Renee Corning, 27, of Woodbine, Ga., was arrested June 17 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Robert Lee Crews, 24, of Starke was arrested June 19 by Starke police for aggravated battery and for disturbing the peace. According to the arrest report, Crews and his girlfriend got into an argument, and he poked her in the head, pushed her and threatened further harm from him and some family members. Once he was arrested by police, Crews, who had been drinking, started shouting outside the residence, causing neighbors to come out of their residences. Bond was set at $12,500 for the charges. William Franklin Crumbley, 48, of Green Cove Springs and Johnathon B. Hall, 34, of Green Cove Springs were arrested June 17 by Starke police for trafficking in drugs-controlled substance and possession of marijuana. Hall was also charged with possession of drugs-synthetic cannabinoid. According to the arrest report, the two were passengers in a vehicle pulled over in Starke because the brake and tail lights werent functioning. The driver of the vehicle, Gary A. Brock III, 27, also of Green Cove Springs, was arrested on a warrant out of St. Johns County once his information was run through dispatch. A search of the vehicle turned up the drugs in the backseat, where Crumbley and Hall were seated, resulting in their arrest. Bond for Crumbley was set at $62,000, while bond for Hall was set at $24,000. Shawn Tracy Dewdney, 49, of Starke was arrested June 20 by Starke police for failure to appear. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Lisa Ann Dexter, 33, of Starke was arrested June 21 by Starke police during a traffic stop for possession of drugs-controlled substance without a prescription and driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $35,000 for the charges. Kyle Leon Dick, 24, of Starke was arrested June 17 by Bradford deputies on an out-of-county warrant from Alachua for fraud, use of ID of another and resisting an officer without violence. Bond was set at $10,000 for the charges. Melissa Marie Dorough, 22, of Middleburg was arrested June 21 by Lawtey police during a traffic stop for possession of marijuana. John Mason Folsom, 23, of Starke was arrested June 22 by Bradford deputies for four charges of aggravated assault with a weapon and for obstructing justice-intimidate/threaten victim, witness or informant. According to the arrest report, Folsom and the victim were traveling west on S.R. 100 from the Keystone area when he pulled up behind the victim, driving erratically and then pulling beside her in an attempt to force her off the road. The victim eventually pulled into Tonys convenience store off S.R. 100, with Folsom pulling up beside her and then verbally threatening to come get her, her brother and her family. The victim later told law enforcement that she was an Recent arrests in Bradford, Clay and Union informant in a narcotics case at Edwards grocery earlier in the year, and Folsom had been an employee there. The victim told the deputy she and her brother were in fear for their lives. The victim also had her 3-year-old child and another 4-year-old child in the vehicle when Folsom forced them to pull off the road. The next day, deputies were able to locate Folsom at a friends residence on C.R. 21B near the Santa Fe Lake boat ramp and arrested him. Bond was set at $250,000 for the charges. Andrew Scott Fulkerson, 29, of Starke was arrested June 21 by Starke police for battery. According to the arrest report, an officer encountered a wounded man in the Walgreens parking lot late at night who stated he had been in an argument with Fulkerson several hours earlier. The victim said Fulkerson struck him several times in the head, and he was having blurred vision. EMS was called and transported the victim to Shands Starke. Approximately an hour later, the officer went to Shands and located Fulkerson in the waiting room and arrested him. Audrey Fuller Graham, 35, of Lake Butler, Michael Glenn Starkes, 32, of Starke and Michael Dewanye Thornton, 28, of Starke were all arrested June 22 by Bradford deputies for battery after fighting broke out between people in two neighboring homes on Southeast 125 th Street in the county. According to the arrest report, one of the homeowners told deputies there had been an ongoing feud between the neighbors. On the day of the arrest, both parties had been drinking and yelling at each other before punches were eventually thrown by the three arrested. Bond was set at $10,000 for Thorntons charge, while bond was set at $5,000 for Grahams charge. Beau Matthew Harrell, 27, of Worthington Springs was arrested June 21 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Rolanda Maneat Heard, 37, of Jacksonville was arrested June 22 by Lawtey police during a traffic stop for possession of marijuana. Henry Calvin Hendrieth, 29, of Bradford County was arrested June 19 by Lawtey police for battery. Bond was set at $1,000 for the charge. Rodney Eric Keen, 42, and Jody Marcus Jade Keen, 20, both of Hawthorne, were arrested June 19 by Bradford deputies for dealing in stolen property and for fraud-false statements. According to the arrest report, an Alachua County deputy was at Curtis Recycling in Hampton investigating the Keens as suspects for a burglary and grand theft in Alachua County. The Alachua deputy had learned the Keens had sold a hay trailer earlier in the day to Curtis Recycling, and was there when the Keens returned again with more metal items. They were detained, the owners from Alachua identified the metal items and the Keens were arrested by Bradford deputies for dealing in stolen property and for defrauding a secondary metal recycler-less than $300. Charges will be forthcoming from Alachua for the burglary and grand theft. Bond for Rodney Keen was set at $100,000 in Bradford, while bond for Jody Keen was set at $10,000 in Bradford. James David McDaniel, 48, homeless, was arrested June 21 by Lawtey police for possession of marijuana, for disorderly intoxication, drugs-health or safety and resisting an officer. Bond was set at $30,000 for the charges. Antonio Leo Monroe, 28, of Starke was arrested June 22 by Lawtey police for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Tara Meghan Palmer, 25, of Starke was arrested June 19 by Bradford deputies for three charges of child neglect and a charge of battery. According to the arrest report, one of the victims, a mom, was sitting in her home with her two children when someone knocked on the door on June 12. The victim asked who it was, and the person answered T. The victim asked again who it was, got the same answer, then told the person to come in. When the personlater identified by the victim as Palmerentered, she started spraying mace in the room and on the victim and her two children. The victims were transported to the hospital for evaluation, and Palmer was later identified by the adult victim in a photo lineup. A week later, Palmer came to the sheriffs office to be interviewed about the case and denied being at the victims home when the incident happened, but was arrested due to the victims statements. Bond was set at $8,000 for the charges. William Elzie Sanders, 31, of Starke was arrested June 18 by Bradford deputies for cruelty toward a child. According to the arrest report, Sanders got mad at his stepchildren, ages 5 to 10, over the loss of a pet turtle. Sanders sent the children to their room, but then picked the youngest one up by her hair and threw her to the floor, causing her to land on a suitcase that was on the floor and fracturing her arm. According to the report, Sanders has been arrested several times in the past three years on domestic violence charges toward the childrens mom. Bond was set at $100,000 for the charge. Sandra Danielle Stemm, 26, of Brooker was arrested June 23 by Bradford deputies on warrants issued in April for burglary of an unoccupied dwelling, larcenygrand theft over $300 and less than $5,000, five charges of fraud-pawnbroker transaction fraud and five charges of dealing in stolen property. Stemm was transported from the Alachua County jail to the Bradford jail to face the charges. Bond was set at $120,000 for the charges. Yvonne Sharise Taylor, 23, of Macclenny was arrested June 22 by Lawtey police during a traffic stop for possession of marijuana. Lindsey Ann Templeton, 28, of Starke was arrested June 19 by Starke police for petit theft-shoplifting. According to the arrest report, Templeton attempted to leave Walmart in Starke with various items in Walmart bagsmost of them not paid for. The value of the items came to approximately $290. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Anthony Maynard Watson, 21, of Starke was arrested June 18 by Starke police for battery. According to the arrest report, Watson got into an argument with his sister over her using his phone charger and struck her several times in the head with an open hand. Once he was transported to the jail, he was also charged by Bradford deputies with probation violation. Bond was set at $5,000 for his charges. Henry Wimberly, 24, of Keystone Heights was arrested June 22 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $25,000 for the charge. Keystone/Melrose J ohn Brown, 19, of Keystone Heights was arrested June 20 by Clay deputies for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. Casey Marie Gaffney, 33, of Melrose was arrested June 23 by Putnam deputies for dealing in stolen property, child neglect and larceny. Bruce Allen Guthrie, 50, of Melrose was arrested June 22 by Putnam deputies for contempt of court. Megan Howell, 29, of Keystone Heights was arrested June 19 by Clay deputies for non-support. James Shepard, 47, of Keystone Heights was arrested June 20 by Clay deputies for possession of crack cocaine. Christopher Wanton, 31, of Melrose was arrested June 22 by Clay deputies for resisting a law enforcement officer. Union Billy James Belford, 60, of Lake Butler was arrested June 17 by Union deputies during a traffic stop for speeding, possession of drugs-cocaine, possession of marijuana and possession of narcotic equipment. William E. Wells, 40, of Lake Butler was arrested June 17 by Union deputies for disorderly intoxication and for resisting an officer. Justin Shoumond Johnson, 28, of Lake Butler was arrested June 23 by Union deputies on two warrants for failure to appearfelony offense. Kenneth Troy Thomas Jr., 28, of Atlantic Beach was arrested June 20 in St. Johns County on two warrants from Union for failure to appear-felony offense. Frederick L. Williams, 46, of Glen St. Mary was arrested June 18 by Union deputies on an outof-county warrant from Baker for failure to appear-misdemeanor offense.

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to lose David, so I just decided that I wasnt and worked from there. By Dec. 27, the spread of the infection seemed to have stopped, and the doctors were a little more optimistic that perhaps Powell would be able to keep his arm, but with a great or total decrease in mobility. By Dec. 28, the family was told that if Powell continued to improve, he would be moved to the burn unit in a few days to begin skin grafts. Powell had regained consciousness by this time and showed that he did have some mobility in his arm. On Jan. 2, the first skin graft took place, taking about 2.5 hours. Things went well, and another graft was scheduled for the following week. Doctors also began the process of weaning Powell off the ventilator, which was still assisting in his respiration even though he was breathing on his own. Powell began both physical and occupational therapy the next week, starting on a slow road to recovery. In total, Powell has undergone 15 surgeries, debridements and skin grafts. He was in the hospital from Dec. 24 until late February. He is now undergoing outpatient physical and occupational therapy and Faith. He graduated from the local schools of Bradford County. He is survived by: mother, Catherine Davis of Starke; father, Rev. James McNeal of Waldo; sister, Chrisoundra Y. McNeal of Starke; brothers, Tommy L. Covington, Jr. of Macclenny, Aaron Joshua McNeal and James Jonathan McNeal both of Waldo; grandmother, Rutha Mae McNeal of Gainesville. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. on June 28, in the Greater Allen Chapel AME Church with Rev. Cynthia Bailey conducting the services. Interment will be held in Waldo Community Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Haile Funeral Home Inc. Viewing will be held on Friday, June 27, at Carl D. Haile Memorial Chapel Family Hour 3-4:00 p.m. Friends 4-7:00 p.m. and 1 hour at the church prior to the services. The Cortege will form at: 112 North Myrtle Street Apartment 1 Starke. Jacob Johns Jacob Johns JACKSONVILLEJacob Keith Johns, 32, a lifelong resident of Jacksonville died Saturday, June 14, 2014 at Orange Park Medical Center. He was born on Nov. 2, 1981 to Susan McKenzie Dyer and the late Jefferson Jacob Luther Johns, Jr. He attended Evangel Temple. He was preceded in death by his father; his brother, Matthew Johns; and his maternal grandfather, Jasper Lee McKenzie. He is survived by: his mother, Susan McKenzie Dyer and his step-father, Natividad Barahona of Jacksonville; his daughters, Alexis Marie Evans and Breeauna Lynn Lied both of Jacksonville; his brother, Barry Johns of Jacksonville; his half brothers, Jeff Johns of Jacksonville, and Michael Lynn (Jennifer) McKenzie of Starke; his half-sisters, Lynn (Eldy) Flores of Jacksonville and Jennifer Johns of Bradenton; his maternal grandmother, Willie Mae McKenzie of Starke; and his girlfriend, Marie Parrish of Jacksonville. Funeral services will be held on Friday, June 27, at 12:00 pm at Archie Tanner Funeral Services with Brother Dean Hollingsworth officiating. Interment will follow at Crosby Lake Cemetery in Starke. The family will receive friends an hour prior to the funeral at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the funeral home to assist with expenses. Thursday, June 26, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 7B Funeral with Burial20 Ga. Metal Casket (4 colors) Vault, Open & Closing Grave, Graveside or Chapel Service with one night visitation. . . . . . .$5,595Funeral with Cremation(Rental Casket with Visitation prior to Services). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$2,895Direct Cremation with Memorial ServiceServices held at Archer Memorial Chapel. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .$1,895 Archer Funeral Home Pre-payment accepted Within Your Means Now, Peace of Mind Always 55 North Lake Avenue Lake Butler, Florida 32054 Serving F amilies in North Florida since 1973 S TARKE OFFICE OPEN 8:30 to 5:30 MON-FRIHwy 301 North, Starke 904-964-2010 (Next to Best Western) The area s largest supplier of Colored GraniteWhen Quality Counts, You Can Count On UsPrimary Location in Lake City at 561 NW Hilton Ave.Member of Better Business Bureau Monument Builders of North America Florida Monument BuildersFL Lic. # F037700 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! d Obituaries d MIDDLEBURG Ann Stevenson Brown, 83, of Middleburg died at her home Thursday, June 19, 2014. She was born in Portland, Maine on May 28, 1931 to the late George Stevenson and Thelma (Harding) Hunt. Prior to retirement, she worked in nursing homes as a L.P.N. She was of the Methodist Faith. She was preceded in death by her husband, George Brown and her daughter, Mary Starke both in 1999, also preceding her in death is her brother, Allen Hunt. Survivors are: children, Roxanna Berry of Middleburg, Janet Johnson of Lake Butler, Karol Williams of St. Louis, Mo., George Brown, Jr. of Lawtey, and Harold Paul Brown of Keystone Heights; brothers, Walter Hunt of St. Augustine and Robert Hunt of Rhoden, Maine; fifteen grandchildren; twenty-nine greatgrandchildren; and two great-greatgrandchildren. Services were held June 22 in the Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, of Keystone Heights. Patricia Bryan ST. AUGUSTINE Patricia Leigh Bryan died Thursday, June 19, 2014 after a long illness with pancreatic cancer. She retired from the Department of Corrections and later was employed at Bayview Rehab and Flagler Hospital. She is survived by: two sons, Kevin Sprow, and Daren Williams; a sister, Sandi Stoiber; and a brother, Ted Bryan. A memorial service will be held at Craig Funeral Home in St. Augustine on Sunday, June 29 at 1:00 pm. In lieu of flowers, a donation can be made to Community Hospice/Bailey Center. Craig Funeral Home Crematory Memorial Park of St. Augustine is in charge of arrangements. Wiley Clark Wiley Clark HAWTHORNE Wiley Richard Clark, age 72, of Hawthorne passed away from injuries he sustained in an automobile accident Sunday, June 22, 2014. Mr. Clark was born in Deland, Feb. 13, 1942, to the late Wiley and Carrie (Oglesby) Clark and was a member of the Main Street Baptist Church in Leesburg. He moved to Hawthorne two years ago from Keystone Heights where he had been a longtime resident. Mr. Clark was the Chief Investigator for the State Attorneys office in Gainesville before his retirement 16 years ago. He loved working on his boat, listening to country music and working with livestock. Most of all, Mr. Clark enjoyed being a wonderful husband and father. His first wife and the mother of his children, Judith Judy Ann Clark preceded him in death. Survivors include: his wife of 36 years, Bonnie Louise (Griggs); four wonderful children and their spouses, Terri Elizabeth (Thom) ODonnell of Jacksonville, James Jimmy Richard Clark of Daytona, Billie Sue (Lavant) Durden of Swainsboro, Ga. and Jennifer Lynn (Jeffrey) McClellan of Lawtey; three siblings and their spouses, Edward (Sherri) Clark of Melbourne, Robert (Barbara) Clark of Gainesville, and Anna (James) Defoe of Tacoma, Wash. Also left behind are his five precious grandchildren, Michael, Heather, Mitchell, Rylee and Cole; along with four great-grandchildren. Funeral services will be 2:00 p.m., Thursday, June 26, in the First Baptist Church, Keystone Heights, with Reverend Daniel Findley officiating. Interment will follow at Keystone Heights Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family requests donations to The Salvation Army. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, 340 E. Walker Drive, Keystone Heights. www.jonesgallagherfh.com (352) 473-3176. PAID OBITUARY Elizabeth Coakley LAKE BUTLERElizabeth Ann Coakley, 68, of Lake Butler passed away Monday, June 16, 2014 at her residence after an extended illness. She was born July 10, 1945 in Buchannon, W.Va. to the late William B. and Nine R. Coakley. She is survived by: her daughters, Cynthia A. Rooney and Lesa R. Fox; ten grandchildren; Janell Graham, J.R. (James) Rooney, Lance Fox II, Mistee Rooney, Logann Fox, David Watson, T.J. Rooney, Kevin Fox, Elizabeth Watson, and Jonathan Watson. She will be missed by all her family and extended family, she thought of as family, sister: Becky Watson; grandchildren: Shylow Sheffield, Laura W. Sheffield, Chris Bemis, and Bryan Bemis. All loved her very much. Services for Ms. Coakley will be held on Saturday, June 28, at 3:00 p.m. at New Beginnings Church at 3243 Southwest HWY 242, Lake City. 386-752-3805. Family invites friends for visitation at 2:00 p.m. an hour prior to services. Dinner will follow the services at the church. PAID OBITUARY Rex Collins Rex Collins STARKEMr. Rex Donovan Collins, age 49, of Starke passed away Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Haven Hospice Custead Care Center in Orange Park. Mr. Collins was born on Aug. 17, 1964 in Jacksonville and moved to Starke 24 years ago from Keystone Heights. Rex attended Madison Street Baptist Church, was a member of Union County Riding Club and the Florida Sheriffs Boys Ranch. He was a Vocational Instructor for the Florida Department of Corrections at FSP and worked over 25 years with Masters Construction Company as a carpenter. Preceding him in death was his father Clinton Collins. Survivors are: his wife of 25 years, Lisa Marie (Lawson) Collins of Starke; children, Clinton David Collins and Chelsey Marie Collins (Davin) Crews all of Starke; his mother, Zedra Montrell (Jordan) Collins of Keystone Heights; siblings, Steve Collins of Atlanta, Ga., Lynette Stucka of Greenville, S.C., Marlane (Thomas) Padgett and Lisa (Kevin) Dugger both of Starke; mother and father-in-law, David E. and Patricia Lawson of Starke, many nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends on Thursday, June 26, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. at the Dewitt C. Jones Chapel of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home with funeral services beginning at 11 oclock. Interment will follow in Crosby Lake Cemetery with Reverend Mark McDowell officiating. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Florida Sheriffs Boys Ranch, P.O. Box 2000, Boys Ranch, FL 32064. Arrangements are by JonesGallagher Funeral Home of Starke. On-line condolences may be left at www.jonesgallagherfh.com. PAID OBITUARY STARKEMargaret Elizabeth Klug, 99, of Starke died Saturday, June 21, 2014 at Bradford Terrace Nursing Home in Starke. She was born on Sept. 14, 1914 in Buffalo, N.Y. to the late Andrew J. and Amelia Irene (Tharby) Ries. Prior to retirement she worked as office support staff in city government. She was preceded in death by her husband Nicholas Klug. Survivors are: nephew, Greg Allen of Alexandria, Va. and niece, Barbara DeWeede of New York. Memorial services and interment will be at a later date at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Buffalo, N.Y. Arrangements are by JonesGallagher Funeral Home of Starke. Lawrence Koonce RAIFORDLawrence Koonce, 51, of Raiford died Saturday, June 21, 2014 at the Shands U of F in Gainesville after an extended illness surrounded by his family. He was raised by Bill and Walter Lee Brinson. He lived in Raiford all of his life and graduated from Union County High School. He was a member of New Bethel Freewill Baptist Church in Raiford and was a painter retired from North East Florida State Hospital. He is survived by: his partner for 28 years, Nettie Mae Stokes of Raiford; father, Elcano Reeves of Raiford: mother, Dorothy Mae Koonce of Largo; sisters, Alberta (Otis) Miller of Raiford, Laura Nichols of Largo, Patricia Brinson of Largo, Lisa, Tisa, Kinnie, and Angelee; brothers, Todd, Benard, and Curtis Koonce. Services will be held Saturday June 28, at 11:00 at the New Bethel Freewill Baptist Church of Raiford. Burial will follow at Five Sapplin Cemetery on CR 229 N Raiford. Family will receive friends Friday, June 27, for visitation from 6-8 pm at Archer Funeral Home. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Chris McNeal STARKEChris A. McNeal, 29, of Starke, died Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at ET York Haven Hospice Gainesville. Born in Gainesville on June 7, 1985, he was a member of The Greater Allen Chapel AME Church Starke. He was of the Methodist Continued from 3B will continue for many months to come. I really dont remember much at all from the time I got into the boat until I woke up in the hospital, Powell said. I was heavily medicated there for a while and that, along with the pain and infection, probably accounts for it. Powell said he was just glad to be alive and to have more time with his family. He said he had never been a religious man, but has changed his mind some since his ordeal. I found out that I was on all these prayer lists at churches all over Bradford and Union counties, as well as here in Keystone Heights, Powell said. All these people, many of whom may never have met me, were praying for me to live. There is a sort of power there and, since according to the doctors Im really not supposed to be here, makes me think more about where that power comes from. Powell said he wants to thank all of the people who prayed for him and those who lent their support to his family during their ordeal. He said he is deeply touched by the caring showed them by the community. Powell has had to make a few lifestyle adjustments since his illness due to the fact that his use of his right arm will at best be reduced by 75 percent. He has given up his motorcycle and his straight-drive Corvette; trading both for a Corvette with an automatic transmission. He does plan to continue in his passion for speedboats, but that he will no longer boat in fresh water. When Im up to it, maybe in a month or two, Im going to take my boat down to the Keys and visit some friends, Powell said. I look forward to getting back out on the water, so long as its the ocean this time. No more freshwater for me.

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already been reported that the Florida Educational Association is in the process of appealing the ruling. Public school administrators in the local area tend to acknowledge some continuing issues with the Value-Added Model, but also indicate that assessment and teacher evaluations are more valid today than previously. Barry Sams, director of human resources for the Union County School District, said requirements for SB 736 have been amended to allow local assessments to supplant FCAT scores when FCAT scores are unavailable. Consequently, the process is more functional. Lisa Graham, the principal at Starkes Southside Elementary School and a school board member in Clay County, indicated there are still some issues with the process, but also acknowledged that it is running much smoother. Thomasenia L. Adams, the associate dean of research for the University of Floridas Faculty Development and Graduate Education Office of Educational Research College of Education, said there are clearly some issues with the Value-Added Model and its implementation, but also said accountability in public education is here to stay. Not only is it a relevant issue in the secondary system, but it is also an issue in her workplace. Apparently, the professors for UFs College of Education are also being evaluated according to the success of their graduates. Betsy Regor, service unit coordinator for Florida Educational Association, is less understanding of the ValueAdded Model and referenced the ridiculous nature of the formula that is used to project anticipated student achievement. She also referenced the fact that it is totally unfair to evaluate teachers on the student progress of students that they do not even have contact with. Despite the Florida Educational Associations immediate appeal of the court ruling, public school teachers will continueat least for the time beingto be held accountable by way of their student test scores even though it fosters a perception of unfairness. It is true that engineers do not have their pay regulated according to the bridges that fail, or attorneys according to the number of cases they win, or physicians according to the number of patients they heal. Of course, those professions are not paid with tax funds. Public education will continue to be accountable to the public. 8B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, June 26, 2014 Fins, Fur & Tails Hunting season is long gone, and the summer heat is upon us. Below are some good items to remember when you are outdoors in Floridas summer heat: Remember sun protection when outside. Ticks, chiggers, yellow flies and mosquitoes are abundant. Use protection. As the bass and crappie slow down for mid-summer, fish for bream. Offshore saltwater fishing remains hot all summer. Remember to fish pompano, whiting and sharks on the east coast surf. Tend your food plots near deer stands. Seek shelter from lightning when it rains outside. Make sure your guns are cleaned before their long summer rest. Remember that bream fishing is great for kids short attention spans. Remember that Florida has some of the most beautiful spring runs in the world. Snakebites on people are rare, but they are much more common on outside dogs. Antivenin for dogs is very expensive. Frequent evening rains make dramatic temperature changes in our environment, causing snakes to seek more comfortable areas. Be considerate of the nonEnjoy summer, follow precautions venomous ones and avoid the poisonous ones. Follow safety precautions when your family swims. Outdoors outlook The numbers and sizes of the bass caught in our local tournaments have decreased with the onset of the midsummer heat. This is to be expected, but as the bass and crappie seek cooler temperatures in deeper locations, the bluegills and redbellies are much more available. Bluegills will bed on and off most of the summer, but they will collect in larger cluster beds around new and full moons. Look for the pungent smell of their beds, and fish upwind until they start biting. When the panfish are located, the bite is relentless and frequent, making them a favorite for kids. If the small size of panfish discourages you, think saltwater. Having made that suggestion, though, it is not the best time to fish for the big three: flounder, trout and reds. Flounder migrate offshore in the fall and are heavily fished at that time. Trout and reds are more abundant and easy to locate in cooler weather. However, they can be caught, and there are some more abundant varieties at this time of the year. Whiting, blues, pompano and permit can often be found on the eastern surf. If you have a chance to go farther south, snook fishing will be great. Sheepshead are not as large as in the spring, but readily available around structures. If you are really ambitious, tarpon are big inshore targets through the full moon in July. Offshore fishing will remain hot all summer. Remember to watch the tidal changes. The moon movements have a much more significant impact on saltwater fish. Bass tourney results At the June 11 Bald Eagle Tournament, Billy Renaldo landed the big fish and finished in first place. Jeff Humphrey and Scott Smith placed third, while Jason McClellan and Clint Sheppard placed third. Jeremy Dohrn and Buddy May won the June 12 Sampson Open Tournament, with Eddie Smith and Dillon Crews placing second. Hunter Dugger and Caleb Manning landed the big fish and placed third, while Johnathan Nash and Nicky Gay placed fourth. On June 18, Chris Kadlec and Mark Roberts won the Bald Eagle Tournament. McClellan and Sheppard placed second, while Evan Hurst and Joe Yarborough placed third. Paul Akridge and John Breton landed the big fish. Mike Rhoads and Randal Alvarez teamed up to land the big fish and win the June 19 Sampson Open Tournament. Nash and Richard Kingsberry placed second, while John Starling and Matt Anderson placed third. Timmy Durrance and Sam Sibley teamed up for a fourth-place finish, while Cason Noles and Brandon Gay were fifth. Project Appleseed is topic of June 26 Crosshorn meeting The June 26 Crosshorn Ministries, which starts at 7 p.m. at the Starke Golf and Country Club, will feature guest speaker Glen Smoak of Project Appleseed. The introduction on the Crosshorn Ministries website reads: Glen will be sharing the values of their excellent marksmanship program, as well as how-tos on civic involvement. One of their main goals is to teach traditional American marksmanship skills, especially to our youth. Heres a quote from their website: Why teach marksmanship? Because good shooting requires learning positive traits, such as patience, determination, focus, attention to details and persistence. More information on Project Appleseed can be found at www. appleseedinfo.org. Continued from 4B Akridge and John the big bass from the June Tournament. Dohrn and the June 12 Sampson Open Tournament. Smith stayed at the boat launch when her boy Durrance, 12 Sampson Tournament. She proudly proclaimed her catch to be better Renaldo won the June 11 Tournament.

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Thursday, June 26, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 9B 40 Notices EQUAL HOUSING OP PORTUNITY. All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin, or an in tention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal cus todians, pregnant women and people securing cus tody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimina tion, call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777, the tollfree telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. For further information call Florida Commission on Human Relations, Lisa Sutherland 850-488-7082 ext #1005 47 Commercial Property (Rent, Lease, Sale) FOR RENT PROFESSION AL OFFICE, 1,500 sq.ft. $1,000/mo.up to 3,000 sq.ft. Contiguous $2,000/ mo. Warehouse 3,000 sq. ft. $800/mo. Smith & Smith Realty. 904-9649222. RETAIL SPACE in busy strip center. 1,000 sq.ft. and 2,000 sq. ft. units. South HWY 301 front age, across from the KOA Campground. Call 352235-1675. DOWNTOWN STARKE rent, $315 per month. Conference room, kitch en, utilities and more provided. 904-364-8395. 48 Homes for Sale 3BR/2BA living room, din ing room, family room, laundry room. Back porch is screened in. Storage shed. Large fenced back yard. New flooring, & paint. A/C. Immaculate condition. $120,000.00. Near downtown & schools. 823 Parkwood Place. 912-843-2194 or 912-281-9053 49 Mobile Homes for Sale LAND/HOME PACKAGES 3 bed$399/month 4 bed$499/month waynefrier macclenny.com 904-259-4663 LIKE NEW! 2007 3 BED Doublewide 39k set up w/AC 904-259-4663 NO MONEY DOWN Use your land. 2015 5BR/3BA $599/month waynefrier macclenny.com 904-259-4663 Ends 7/31 BRAND NEW 2015 28x52 6k off $55,900 Set up w/AC. Ends 7/31 904-259-4663 50 KEYSTONE HEIGHTS 2BR/1BA. CH/A, newly renovated. $500/month. On Silver Lake. Lawn care & maintenance included. Call 352-478-8321 3BR/2BA DW 12273 SE 21st Ave., Starke. $675/ month plus $650/security. Out in country. Service animals only! 904-9648637. SUITE OF OFFICES IN CLUDES Kitchen, Show er, Washer Dryer. Down town STARKE $1000/ MO. For information Call 904-364-9022. PERMANENT ROOMS for rent at the Magnolia Hotel. Both refrigerator and microwave. Special rates, by the month. Call 904-964-4303 for more information. MOBILE HOMES FOR RENT starting at $525 per month. Hidden Oaks, Lake Butler. Call 386496-8111. NICE MOBILE HOMES in Lake Butler & Starke 2 & 3 BR single wides, fenced. DW in Lake But ler. Deposit required. Call 678-438-6828. WE HAVE 2 OR 3 bed room MH, clean, close to prison. Call 352-468-1323 OFFICES FOR LARGE STAFF. Includes living qtrs, showers, kitchen, washer & dryer. This is a living qtrs. $1000/month. Call 904-364-9022 KEYSTONE 2BR/1BA. 1 acre fenced. SW w/room addition. Clean. $525/ month plus last & security. Please call 352-475-3094 or 352-235-1143 5 Yr. 3BR/2BA house for rent. Tile floor, granite counters, Jacuzzi tub, gas wrap around porch. Lake access. Post Masters Vil lage in Keystone Heights. $1,050/mo. plus 1-month deposit. Call Dave 352473-3560. 2BR APT DOWNTOWN STARKE. $500/month. Call 904-364-9022 to see apt. RENT A ROOM IN AN OF FICE. $300 per month. Utilities furnished, kitch en provided. 6 offices available. 4 downstairs, 2 upstairs. For info call 904-964-6305. BUILDING THAT USES METAL SHOP. (Mc Clellan Recycling) 224 E. Washington Street. Starke. $200 per month. Call 904-964-6305 SMALL TRAILER FOR RENT, One person. $350/ monthly, satellite and utilities included. $150/ deposit. 1/2 acre, pet wel come. 904-964-2747 3BR/2BA NEAR Starke Golf course. Available June 16th. $775/mo. $675/ deposit. Will accept HUD. Call Chris @ 904-7320590 3BR/2BA DOUBLEWIDE on 2.5 acres in Lawtey. $750/ 2041. 3BR/2BA living room, din ing room, family room, laundry room. Back porch is screened in. Storage shed. Large fenced & paint. A/C. Immacu late condition. No pets other than service ani mals. $875/month plus deposit. Near downtown & schools. 823 Parkwood Place. 912-843-2194 or 912-281-9053 2BR/1.5BA $595/mo, $500 sec. Service animals only, no smoking. Washer/dry er hookup CH/A, stove, refrigerator. Call 352-4755620 MASSAGE ROOM AVAIL ABLE for rent. Inside Polished Hair Salon. 330 S Lawrence Blvd. 352-473-3717 2BR/2BA SW mobile home. CH/A, fenced yard, front & back screened porch. Qui et neighborhood. Approx. 3 miles from RMC Lake Butler Reception Cen ter. Service animals only. $625/month 1st & last, $400/deposit. Available July. Call 386-623-2407 HOUSECOUNTRY LIVING 5 MILES W. STARKE 2BR / 2BA, LR, DR, Kitchen, Utility Room, 2 car Car port, Central Heat & Air. $700. /moFirst and Last mo. Rent. Service ani mals only. Call 904-9646718 KEYSTONE HEIGHTS 3BR/2BA CH/A, new flooring. $650/month. First, last and deposit. Service animals only. 352473-0464 2BR/1BA. CH/A. Large yard, very clean. $475/month plus deposit. 904-3648135 4BR/1BA. Very clean. W/D hook-up. Private area. $575/month plus deposit. 904-364-8135 NEAR LAWTEY, MOBILE HOME 14X70. Clean & nice 2BR/2BA in the country. CH/A. &700/ month $500/deposit. We take credit check. Call 904-771-2576 HOUSE for rent. In good condition. For more infor mation call, 904-290-0083 OR 904-964-5006. 3BR/2BA SW. Between Starke & Lake Butler. $550/monthly $300/de posit. 904-305-8287 or 904-263-3999 3BR/2BA DW. Outside Starke city limits. CH/A. $650/month, $650/ deposit. Call 352-2356319 3BR/2BA SW. Outside Starke city limits. CH/A. $575/month plus $575/ deposit. Please call 352-235-6319 53 A Yard Sales SAT 9AM-3PM. 15204 SE 25th Lane. 1 mile E of Hospital off SR 230. Va riety of nice things, some golf and tools. Check it out! YARD SALE AT LAW TEY PARK on Friday 6/27 only. Lots of good stuff, come see us! 904-635-8207 FRI & SAT 8AM-3PM. Clothes, plus size uni toys, hunting gear, electronics, books, col lector cards & coins. 9510 SW 68th Place Hampton. EDWARDS ROAD (100 A). 7 am-? Queen BR set, 3 piece BR furniture, adult clothes, shoes, bedding, odds & ends, kids games and printers. Keystone Yard Sales RECYCLED TREASURES SALE. Friday 9am-4m Saturday 9am-12pm. Saturday $1.00 bag day. Lots of stuff. Fresh Start Fellowship 7191 S.R. 21 N Keystone Heights. Info call 352-473-6550 FRI & SAT 9AM-2PM. 6860 Crystal Lake Road. Lawn clothes, toys, furniture, bamboo flooring and other items. 57 BUILDING AT 224 E. Washington Street. $7000. Could be mower shop or recycling shop. Call 904-964-6305 PLEASE BUY MY OLD 1971 Jackson dump truck. Also pretty good, tires kind of bald. $2,800.00. Please call 904-966-1287 59 Personal CLARK FOUNDATION RE PAIRS, INC. Correction of termite & water-dam aged wood & sills. Level ing & raising Houses/ Bldgs. Pier Replacement & alignment. We do all types of tractor work, excavation and small demolition jobs. Free Es timates: Danny (Buddy) Clark, 904-545-5241. 65 Help Wanted LOCAL STARKE BUSI NESS is looking to hire a part-time and/or full-time staff member. Optional shifts are available and Military Veterans are wel come to apply! We are looking for a self-starter, goal oriented person with the willingness to learn. No experience neces sary! Please email em ployment app or resume to vtoddf@gmail.com. DRIVERS: $5,000 SIGN-ON BONUS! Great Pay! Consistent Freight, Great Miles on This Regional Account. Werner Enterprises: 1-855-515-8447 COSMETOLOGIST NEED ED must have clientele. Booth rental. Please call Donna at 904-964-5485 SCALER/SHIPPING CO ORDINATOR needed for 2nd shift. Must have working experience of scales and computers. We are an EEOC, drug free workplace. We offer 401K, health insurance, paid holidays and va cation. Apply at Gilman Building Products, CR 218 Maxville, FL or fax resume to 904-289-7736 DRIVERS, CDL-A: Home every weekend! All loaded/emp ty miles paid! Dedicated Southeast! Or walk away lease, No mon ey down. 1-866-823-0323 NEEDED: Live in nanny for 2 children. 4 days on 4 days off. Keystone Heights area. Call or text 904-614-6632. LOOKING FOR STAFF TO work with those w/intel lectual disabilities in the 1 yr. experience in pd childcare, healthcare or diploma/GED, reliable transportation & abil ity to pass background screenings. Must have a positive attitude. Call 904-964-7767 or send resume to progression services@gmail.com LOCAL CHRISTIAN SCHOOL seeking de pendable, dedicated, Christ-minded individual for full-time and parttime positions. Experi AA or current college student seeking a BA in Education preferred. Call 904-964-6100 for applica tion information. BRADFORD TERRACE 808 S. Colley Rd. Starke, FL. 32091 is now accept ing applications for a Floor Tech. Exp. preferred Apply in person at or fax resume to 904-964-1497 DFWP. EOE. (904) 964-6305 (352) 473-2210 (386) 496-2261 Classified Ads Where one call does it all! 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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 seeks to adopt, will be hands-on mom and dad. Financial Security. Expenses paid. Dawn & Domenick 1(855)9854592, Adam Sklar #0150789 Medical Alert Company in your area! Owning your own local distributorship. We do 70% of the work! Unlimited $ return. Investment required. Free Call (844) 2251200. Start Here Get trained as FAA certified Aviation Technician. Financial aid for qualified students. Housing and Job placement assistance. Call Aviation Institute of Maintenance 844-2103935 No experience. Company sponsored CDL training. In 3 weeks learn to drive a truck & earn $40,000+. 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just finally mentally give up on it. It took more than six hours to reach the summit, Wight said. After the first two to three hours, everything everybody possessed was frozen. If I ever had to do it again, Id be more prepared, Wight said. I actually took CLIF (energy) bars with me. I had about four CLIF bars I saved just for the summit day. Well, CLIF bars are already hard as a rock. We got in that cold weather, and it was harder than steel. You couldnt eat it. All the water was gone. For probably 80 or 90 percent of the summit day, we had no water and no food. It was just tough. Wight was rewarded with the sight of that sunrise, as well as the accomplishment of making it to the top. However, climbers dont spend much time on the peak once they get there. Once you make it, youre really kind of out of it, Wight said, adding, You definitely dont jump up and down. You dont exert yourself that much because youre already so whipped, and the air is so thin. Once on the summit, Wight took his gloves off and tried to break up the ice his water had become so he could drink something. My hands have never been that cold in my life, he said. From the peak, climbers make a quick descent. Wight said it took four to four and a half hours to get back to the camp at 15,500 feet. The group continued to hike 7 miles to reach a low camp. On the seventh day, the group finished the expedition with a hike of more than 11 miles. During their time on the mountain, Wight and his group members had meals prepared for them by accompanying porters, who would set up camps and serve the meals there. After three or four days of that food, though, Wights stomach wasnt feeling so hot. He said the same held true for the other climbers. We werent used to the food, Wight said. It was really hard to eat. Theyd bring you the same stuff. Youd try your best to eat it. At the end of the climb, wellknown junk food seemed like a grand feast. Once we got off the mountain that seventh day and got down to the main check-in point, there were actually little convenience stores down there, Wight said. We didnt expect to see anything we knew, but they had Pringles, Kit-Kats, Snickers, Cokes and Nehi orange drinks. We devoured them. Though she didnt accompany him on the climb due to its expenseapproximately $4,000 for the guided hike and the flightWights daughter Christine is usually a constant companion when attempting to reach a high point. The main reason I do it is to spend time with my daughter, make memories with her and just see the country, Wight said. Wight and his daughter are attempting to reach the high points of each of the 50 states, adding that no father-daughter team has ever accomplished the feat, though several are currently trying. The U.S. high-points goal began with an unsuccessful attempt to reach the 11,239foot summit of Oregons Mount Hood. Weather caused the duo to turn back, but the experience was enjoyable. Wight suggested he and Christine attempt all of the United States high points, and they shook hands on it. Weve done 30 of them, Wight said. Every state high point is not comparable to an attempt on Mount Hoods summit. Floridas high point, which is the countrys lowest high point, is Britton Hillan elevation of 345 feet. A walk of approximately 50 feet from a parking area gets you there. Wight said the first high point of some difficulty was North Carolinas Mount Mitchell, with a peak elevation of 6,684. It was about a 12.5-mile round-trip hike, Wight said, adding, Both of us got leg cramps pretty bad. 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Last year, for example, they tackled six on one trip: Guadalupe Peak (Texas), Wheeler Peak (New Mexico), Panorama Point (Nebraska), Mount Sunflower (Kansas), Black Mesa (Oklahoma) and Mount Elbert (Colorado) in another. One trip he really enjoyed, Wight said, was spending 12 days to do Backbone Mountain (Maryland), Jerimoth Hill (Rhode Island), Katahdin (Maine), Mount Mansfield (Vermont), Mount Washington (New Hampshire) and Mount Marcy (New York). In New York, that Adirondack Mountains area up there is beautiful, Wight said. I always thought of New York as being New York City, but its not. Its gorgeous up there. Christine is starting college, and that, along with a job, will make it harder for her to go on such trips. Wight, though, is hopeful they can attempt Borah Peak (Idaho) and Kings Peak (Utah) later this year. She and I have such a blast doing this stuff, he said. Weve gotten to see so many pretty sights. Though he traveled outside the country to climb Mount Kilmanjaro, Wight said he has no desire to attempt climbing some of the worlds highest and toughest mountains, such as Everest. The goal, really, is not to climb mountains, but to simply take in the world around him. Its This is a picture of campsite at 14,100 feet. The tents can be seen in the foreground. a desire Wight said was fostered in him by his grandparents, who did a lot of traveling in a motorhome. He remembers looking at pictures of such places as Yellowstone, Yosemite and Glacier national parks. Even though they didnt climb mountains, it was just that wanting to go and see the country, Wight said. I just enjoy it. I dont know how else to say it. I love to travel and stuff like that, and see places I havent seen before.