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email@example.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, Oct. 16, 2014 135 th Year 12 th Issue 75 CENTS The Sweetest Strawberries This Side Of Heaven Five considered for city manager position BY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor Twenty-one applications have been narrowed down, and the city commission plans to interview candidates in two weeks. Lake Butler City Manager Dave Mecusker, former Orange Park manager John Boles and Lawtey Mayor Jimmy Scott took those applications and narrowed them down to five. Mayor Travis Woods announced the five names during a workshop on Oct. 13. The candidates are: Thomas Ernharth of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, with a BA in geography and a MA in public administration. He has been township manager for South Londonberry Township in Campbelltown, Pennsylvania, since 2005. Prior to that he worked for Penn Township and East Hempfield Township. Vince Akhimie of Lakeland, Florida, who has his BA and MA degrees in civil engineering, with subsequent work in public administration. He was public works and utilities director for Bremerton in Washington, Riviera Beach in Florida, and Oviedo, Florida. Since 2010, he has offered contractual management services, for example as the director of public works for Avon Park, Florida. Thomas Ray Keith of Simpsonville, South Carolina, who recently received his masters of public administration. He has been director of solid waste for Gwinnett County, Georgia, environmental program manager for Greenville, South Carolina, and director of public works for Sarasota County. He was also assistant county administrator for Charlotte County, Florida. Alica McMillian of Starke, who has served twice as the citys finance director, from 19872003 and 2013 to present, and as the citys recreation director from 20032013. She has been with the city since 1983 when she began as a payroll clerk. She has a bachelors degree in accounting. Bruce T. Pagel of Keystone Heights, who has a doctorate in educational leadership, a masters in political science and a bachelors in history. He has been city manager and assistant city manager of the city of Archer, a social studies teacher and department head for Wilkinson Junior High, and an adjunct political science professor at Santa Fe College, all on top of his military experience. BC, Shands, ACORN partner for more health care dollars BY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor Shands hopes to make more out of the countys contribution to indigent medical care and use it for further improvements at the hospital. Drew Emery, CEO of Shands Starke Regional Medical Center, told the county commission Oct. 6 about a unique funding opportunity through the Florida Agency for Health Care Administration. Funding available to hospitals would have normally been divvied up by this time, he said, but the state and federal governments have kicked in more money creating this new opportunity, which also rests on a wiliness for county governments to support their local hospitals. Emery explained that state would match intergovernmental transfers from the county up to 247 percent. So for every dollar thats sent up on behalf of the hospital, $2.47 could potentially come back, he said. Exactly how much will be determined by the state. ACORN (the Alachua County Organization for Rural Needs) enters the picture because of the county commissions annual $35,000 contribution to the center and is mission to provide medical and dental care to the poor. Emery proposed allowing Shands to make that contribution to ACORN so the countys contribution could be freed up and sent to the state on Shands behalf with the hope that the countys support of the hospital would be matched by those available funds. We would use those monies for general operations, to purchase equipment and to take better care of the citizens of Bradford County. Shands has been expanding its services and working to raise its profile, announcing a coveted accreditation in cardiovascular care a few weeks ago. Just this year weve gotten a new CT scanner, some new OR equipment at the hospital, and this money would just allow us to continue to do great things, Emery said of the opportunity. ACORNs executive director, Candice King, was there to say she was fully on board. Bike Fest Beauties Ms. Starke Bike Fest pageant winner Carrie Thompson, from Starke, shares the limelight candidates in the unconventional pageant competed in nothing more glamorous than their street clothes. Each was asked to tell the crowd what they would do if they won $1 million, then show off their best dance moves. Thompson came out on top with the judges and bikes, see Regional News. Voting for the November election begins next week BY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor Early voting begins next week and there are still county commission and school board races to be decided. Early voting will run from Monday, Oct. 20, to Sunday, Nov. 2. The polls will be open in the county commission boardroom in the north wing of the courthouse from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. daily. Election Day is Tuesday, Nov. 4. Polls will be open in precincts around the county that day from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. The ballot includes the District 2 and District 4 races for county commission as well as the runoff for the District 5 school board race. County commission candidates were given questionnaires and asked to submit their responses before voting began. Included below are responses from incumbent Danny Riddick and challenger Helen Hersey in the District 4 commission race. Incumbent Doyle Thomas in District 2 chose not to participate. The responses of his opponent, Kenny Thompson, who was victorious in the primary, are those he submitted prior to that vote. Also included are abbreviated versions of the prior responses from the remaining two candidates in the District 5 school board race, Erica Reddish and Randy Starling. Floridians will also be electing a governor, attorney general and commissioner of agriculture, and voters in this district will be choosing a representative to Congress. The ballot includes judge retentions as well as the referendums on land conservation, medical marijuana and prospective judicial appointments. Danny Riddick Provide a brief biography of yourself. My name is Danny Riddick. I am the son of Joe (former Bradford County commissioner for 12 years) and Ruth Riddick. I have lived in Bradford County since I was 12 years old and graduated from Bradford High School in 1977. I met my wife, Sheryl Thompson, at the Hampton Lake boat ramp 34 years ago and we have been married for 31 years and live on Hampton Lake. God has blessed us with two children, Clayton, 27, and Kelly, 25, our son-in-law John Pietkiewicz, and our first grandchild, Cole Pietkiewicz. I am a deacon at First Baptist Church of Starke and help teach a young adult Sunday School Class. Why did you want to become a county commissioner? To help people, listen to problems and try to come up with solutions. Try and make changes to improve Bradford County for the good of all people. To let people know their voice or one vote does make a difference and I do care. Push hard to get things done, because I really enjoy it. I like to meet new people, even if sometimes theyre a little upset. I try to make their problems my problems and look for every possible way to help. Even if it doesnt work out, I dont forget about it or stop trying to find a solution. Why should people vote for you? Because of results! Look around at what has been accomplished in the last four years, but not by my wisdom, but by Gods blessing (and guidance): repairs to the Hampton Lake and Santa Fe Lake boat ramps. a new brush truck and tanker for the Theressa Volunteer Fire Department. an upgraded brush truck and tanker for the Hampton Volunteer Fire Department. two fire hydrants in the Keystone Golf and Country Club. paved approximately six miles of dirt roads with millings, one road by teaming up with Clay County for half. identified five roads that had been marked private incorrectly and are now being county maintained. teamed up with Clay County for sidewalks on 21 from Orchid Road to 1st United Methodist Church. Finished sidewalks on 21B. sidewalks on Hampton Lake under construction. Rails to Trails under construction around backside of landfill from Southeast 57 th Street to S.R. 100. Im available 24/7 like many of my constituents already know to anyone in need. What sets you apart from your opponent? Four years of serving the people of Bradford County. From day one I went to work. First going to school and becoming a certified county commissioner. Contacts. I serve as the vice chair of the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council where I ask advice from 11 other county commissioners, FDOT, Suwannee River Water Management, St. Johns River Water Management. Projects on D.O.T. schedule: resurfacing in 2015C.R. 221 from 301 to 301. road construction 2016 Southeast 49 th Avenue from C.R. 18 to Southeast 109 th Street. widen/resurface 2017C.R. 325 from C.R. 18 to Alachua County line. finishing drainage project in Theressa using a grant from Suwannee River Water Management District. also working on Rails to Trails from S.R. 100 through Hampton. Randy Starling Erica Reddish Helen Hersey Danny Riddick Starke wins grant to map assets BY TRACY LEE TATE Telegraph Staff Writer The city of Starke has been awarded a $40,000 Competitive Florida Partnership program grant from the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO) to be used for economic asset mapping and to arrive at an economic development strategy, which will bring more jobs to the area. The city worked closely with Pam Whittle at the North Florida Regional Chamber of Commerce and Joan Suchorski, vice president for development, grants and projects at Santa Fe College in creating the grant application. The application requested assistance in the development of an inventory of community assets and resource mapping, in addition to funds to pay a consultant to help develop a strategy for economic development. SFCs main involvement was in preparing the grant application in the short time period between the discovery of the grant and the deadline for application. The grant required application by a governmental agency, so Whittle went first to the Bradford County Commission. The county elected not to apply due to the short time available to get the grant application prepared, Whittle said. The city put the matter on their agenda as an emergency item and agreed to try, so City Clerk Ricky Thompson and I started gathering the information that was needed for the application at the direction of Joan Suchorski. We have been looking for resources for the city and county and have been submitting grant applications for federal technical assistance, but this grant is the best fit for the types of funding the city and county need, Suchorski said. The city of Newberry got one of these grants on the last cycle and it was of great benefit to them. We feel the result will be the same here. According to Suchorski, the fact that there was already preliminary work done, such as the SFC project Envision Bradford 2023 and meetings of community leaders and See VOTE, 2A See MANAGER, 3A See HEALTH, 7A See GRANT, 9A
2A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 RE-ELECT Early Voting October 20 to November 2 General Election November 4 DannyRiddick My strength still comes from Phil 4:13 With your prayers and Gods blessing there is nothing we cannot accomplish.Pol. Adv. Pd. for and appv. by Danny Riddick for Bradford County Commissioner District 4 LUNCH FOLLOWING SERVICE Kingsley Lake Baptist Church Bounce HousesandActivitiesfor theEntire Family EVERYONE IS INVITED!Kingsley Lake Baptist Church Zeb Cook, Pastor 6289 Mary Dot Lane 7 miles East of Starke on SR-16 904-533-2018 www.Kingsleylakebc.com 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: (904) 964-6305 P.O. Drawer A Starke, FL 32091John M. Miller, PublisherEditor: Mark J. Crawford Sports Editor: Cliff Smelley Advertising: Kevin Miller Darlene Douglass Typesetting Eileen Gilmore Advertising and Newspaper Prod. Earl W. Ray Classified Adv. Heather Wheeler 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 Students from Starke Dojo recently competed in a tournament in Middleburg. Students Hunter Crawford, Jordan Snyder and Quinton Goodson competed in third place medals in multiple events. Sensei Clay Wilson is pictured with students. received medals for participating. Sensei Clay Wilson is pictured with students. Sheriff warns Starke about pot shops BY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor If youre looking forward to seeing your doctor and lighting up after Election Day, Bradford Countys sheriff may already be looking to kill your buzz. Florida voters could approve Amendment 2 next month and expand the availability of medical marijuana, but Sheriff Gordon Smith is afraid those looking to make a profit will take advantage. During a strategic session in September, Sheriff Gordon Smith encouraged the commission to think about limiting the number of marijuana dispensaries allowed in the city limits. He said the city could tie the number of available permits to the citys population, just as it did with Internet cafs. We dont want pot shops on every corner, he said. Trust me, theres a lot of people out there that are looking to make revenue from it, including in this county. Smith said hes been collecting ordinances considered in other cities and counties as a template for what is needed here. I think its very critical that the city and the county work together, he said, saying he wants the rules inside and outside of the city to be consistent. Smith said he had friends on both sides of the issue. If its medically necessary, Im all for it, but I dont want one on every corner, he said, going on to criticize language that he believes will make marijuana available for more than strictly medical purposes and free those prescribing and selling it from liability. Thats why he said he opposes the amendment. If youre going to do that, you might as well legalize it and put some rules in place, he said. The warning may have been premature. The success of the amendment, which was once taken for granted, is now in question. Sixty percent of voters must vote in favor of the amendment, and while polls once placed approval at more than 80 percent, current polls show support has dropped significantly. What have you learned from the voters on the campaign trail? A lot of people dont read the Telegraph or know what a county commissioner does. People are concerned about taxes and how are theyre going to keep their homes when they retire. Homeowners insurance going up because ISO ratings are so high. And if their road will ever be paved or have millings put on it. Their ditches and culverts being cleaned out. Trash on side of roads need picked up. Right of ways need mowed so they can see to pull out on road. Would like to see motorists slow down. Want more police protection in the south end of the county. Help to clean up neighborhoods. Old cars removed. Abandoned house yards mowed and cleaned up. People want to be heard and helped. What are some of the biggest concerns of county government and how do you propose the commission address them? The board of county commissioners has to stay on top of spending so we dont have to raise taxes and keep Bradford County in good financial shape. (Also see previous answer.) We need to continue helping the volunteer fire departments any way we can and start looking for ways to have more manned fire departments. Our road department works hard every day. All five commissioners need to put our heads together and see how we can help improve and make their jobs easier and more efficient to improve everyones roads. How would you ensure county government is transparent? Open meetings + open records = open government. All meetings are open to the public and I encourage people to come get involved and rely on the Bradford Telegraph to print good, valuable information. Any records can be obtained from the Bradford Courthouse along with meeting minutes or tape recordings. Would you support raising the sales tax by half a cent to raise money for school infrastructure? Our schools are one of our most important resources. I hear all the time the struggles. I am, however, very concerned about keeping taxes low. So, two things would have to happen. First, public workshops on how the money would be spent and before I supported why do you need more? Lastly if this is something the school board really believes is necessary, why not put this on a ballot for the people to vote on? Aside from tax abatement, what can the county commission do to encourage economic growth and development? Bradford County is a great place to live, we all know that. Without infrastructure it is hard to grow. I know the board of county commissioners will do everything they can to bring smart growth to Bradford. One example, Toms BBQ. The county built the privacy fence in front of the landfill and set up meetings with Clay County Utility to provide the water for fire protection still at a cost of $55,000 for Toms. Toms BBQ hired over 20 people and plans are in the works for an ice cream shop, gas station and a putt putt golf course. How would you evaluate the manager and department heads who work for the board and hold them accountable? I feel the manager and department heads are doing a great job. Terry Kite, our independent auditor, said during his report for fiscal year 20122013, that Bradford County is in a strong financial position and good financial shape. There is always room for improvement; if youre not going forward youre backing up. Our manager and department heads listen, have good work ethics and want to do the best job possible for all the people in Bradford County. For example our EMS employee Misty Baker was voted number one paramedic in the state out of 60,000. Are you in favor of law enforcement consolidation between the sheriffs office and city police departments? This is a question of what is best for the people of Bradford County. I would need to sit down and talk with the city police chief and the Bradford County sheriff. They are both elected officials and know the needs of their constituents. This is another issue that is important enough to the future of our county that Id like to see placed on a ballot for the people to vote on. How would you support a better working relationship between the county and Starke commissions? I have personally worked very hard on this issue. I work closely with a city representative on the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council and we speak often about issues which affect both the county and the city. Examples, I support helping all the people of Bradford County. Just like animal control is finally working good for everyone. I still feel building and aoning would better serve the people and save money in one location. I would like to see both boards put our heads together to benefit all people. Would you support broadcasting and archiving county commission meetings online? The more people know whats going on in the county the better. I like the feedback. As far as support, how much is it going to cost the county and how many people will it benefit? What is your personal vision for Bradford County? I would like to see more roads paved, sidewalks, a splash park in Starke, more playground equipment for the children. Learn more about grant opportunities for these projects and infrastructure. Id like to see downtown Starke a place that comes alive with people wanting to eat, shop, have some ice cream, go to the movies and car shows. I would like Bradford County to be known for having great schools and athletic programs to help students reach their academic to athletic goals from. A safe place to live and most important a God-fearing county where people know the leaders are seeking Gods wisdom and guidance. Helen Hersey Provide a brief biography of yourself. Lived in Bradford County more than 50 years. Been selfemployed for two-plus decades and owner/broker of Helen Hersey Realty. Married to my husband for 53 years. We have one son who graduated from Bradford High. Three grand kids. Worked for Triest Construction for 23 years then turned to real estate. Charter member of Freedom Baptist Church. Have traveled to Mexico, Honduras, Nicaragua, Costa Rica and Guatemala helping to build churches, medical relief and good news. For 13 years spent time every summer in Tennessee cooking for missionaries who were stateside on furlough. My hearts desire is to serve others. Why do/did you want to be a county commissioner? Serve the people. Why should people vote for you? Career in private sector. What sets you apart from your opponent? New leadership to our community. If running against an incumbent, why do you see a need for new leadership? How would your leadership differ from what has come before? Greater local prosperity. Career in private sector. What have you learned from the voters on the campaign trail? Citizens need to be encouraged that Bradford County is a good PURSUANT TO SECTION 193.122(2), FLORIDA STATUTES, JIMMY ALVAREZ, PROPERTY APPRAISER FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, HEREBY GIVES NOTICE TO ALL TAXPAYERS AND OWNERS OF BOTH REAL AND PERSONAL PROPERTY THAT THE 2014 BRADFORD COUNTY TAX ROLLS HAVE BEEN EXTENDED TO SHOW THE TAX ATTRIBUTABLE TO ALL TAXABLE PROPERTY AND THAT SAID TAX ROLLS WERE CERTIFIED FOR COLLECTION TO THE TAX COLLECTOR ON OCTOBER 10, 2014. VOTE Continued from 1A See MORE, 8A
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 Bradford County Telegraph 3A VOTE KENNY THOMPSONCounty Commissioner, District 2Pd. Pol. Adv. paid for and approved by Kenny Thompson for Bradford County Commissioner, District 2.EARLY VOTING STARTS MONDAY Randy Pd. Pol. Ad by Randy Starling for School Board, Dist. 5www.Facebook.com/Randy4BradfordSchools I would like to thank all of the voters that supported me in the primary election on August 26th. Your hard work and belief in my desire to help Bradford County Schools is greatly appreciated. Although I did not qualify for the general election for November 4th, I would like to take the time to endorse a candidate I believe in. Randy has kept his campaign clean from negative attack strategies and I know he will be a great voice for the residents of District 5 on the School Board. His years of experience in education will serve us well. and I believe you should too.Billy Rehberg endorses Randy Starling for School Board District 5 H ARLIE S C OMPUTER R EPAIRCompTIA+ CertifiedHARLIE GILLIAMharliegilliam@gmail.com 3693 NW 178th Loop Starke, FL 32091 904-796-3805Now accepting most major credit cards BY TRACY LEE TATE Telegraph Staff Writer Second graders at Lawtey Community School had a blast Oct. 8 as they participated in the 4-H National Science Experiment Day doing an experiment in rocketry called Rockets to the Rescue. More than 30 kids learned about things like measuring angles and adjusting angles using a protractor (trajectory) and working as a team to get a project done. The young scientists were divided up into five teams: the Gators, the Electrical Volts, Zoe, the Crushers and Sparky. 4-H Youth Development Extension Agent Debbie Nistler directed the experiment and offered advice to the five teams about rocket construction. All good experiments must have a purpose, so the students were given a scenario of a hurricane supply drop to a Pacific island where nothing but a rocket could reach after the storm. The rockets were to be used as food transportation devices to get a cargo of raisins to a hula hoop (the island) about 20 feet away. Each team constructed their rocket then moved outside to first test fire it. Rockets were fired with a release of compressed air provided by the rapid collapse of a two-liter soft drink bottle, produced by one of the rocket crew jumping on it. After the tests, they were allowed to make any changes they thought would make their rocket better, then the rockets were fired again with their payload attached. The teams were to be ranked by the success in reaching the island, or getting the closest to doing so. Unfortunately, the Crushers were the only ones to make it to the island with their payload, so they were the undisputed champions. This experiment used math in a practical way and helped teach and reinforce the value of working as a team, Nistler said. We were also trying to teach the value of experimentation try something, if it works keep it, if it doesnt try something else. to show Destiny Green how they are attached, while Abbie Markham and Matthew Moore watch. Michuad and Matthew Stafford watch the process. Matthew Moore, Abbie Markham (left) and Savannah Andrews (right) watch as Skyelar Commissioners seem to know the advertised salary range $45,000 to $60,000 is low compared to manager positions in similar cities, but they also wanted the city clerk to make sure the applicants know what that range is in case that alone is reason for the applicants to turn down the position. Money is definitely a factor for one candidate, but not in terms of salary. McMillian has entered the citys DROP program and was told if she was offered the city manager position, which is a contract job, she would have to resign from her position in finance and would lose the money set aside in her DROP account. McMillian is reportedly not interested in resigning her current position but sent word to the commission she would still like to be interviewed for the manager job. Commissioners didnt understand the request, thinking it might be a waste of time to interview someone who cannot accept the post, but they will allow McMillian to explain her intentions in writing. Another of the five shortlisted candidates will be interviewed, although two commissioners didnt see the point. Woods and Commissioner Tommy Chastain both said they had no interest in interviewing Akhimie after learning he had been dismissed from prior positions. Commissioner Carolyn Spooner, however, felt press reports werent enough to go on. Others were wary but interested enough by his credentials to speak to him. Woods gave an opportunity for other eliminated applications to be considered, but the commission was satisfied with the selections. The commission will tentatively be conducting in-person interviews of those candidates on Tuesday, Oct. 28, beginning at 6 p.m. A three-hour block has been scheduled. The interviews are open to the public. Attorney apps are in The city commission also decided to advertise for qualifications from attorneys, and the deadline was Oct. 13. Starke attorney Paul Sanders has served the city for a year and although his contract is up, he has agreed to continue working through the selection process. In addition to Sanders, those submitting their qualifications include Starke attorneys Dan Sikes and Brittany Loper, as well as Vose Law Firm from Winter Park. The commission will discuss the submissions in a public workshop on Thursday, Oct. 30, at 6 p.m. MANAGER Continued from 1A Pleasant Grove meeting Oct. 20 The Pleasant Grove Action Group will hold its meeting on Monday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. in the annex of the Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church at the corner of Northwest 177th Street and Northwest C.R. 229. The community is invited to attend and express its concerns.
4A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 Pd. Pol. Ad by Randy Starling for School Board, Dist. 5www. Facebook.com/Randy4BradfordSchools Randy Starling is the right candidate for Bradford County School Board. I have taught in this county for 45 years, and each year brings sweeping changes and new requirements for our schools. Therefore, it is necessary that our board members have a solid foundation in education with ongoing experience in school law and finance. Randy has this knowledge and 26 years experience. District 5 voters, this is your chance to do whats right for Bradford kids and OUR future. VOTE RANDY STARLING FOR SCHOOL BOARD! Peg Stanwix-H ay Randy A LETTER OF SUPPORT FROM PEG STANWIX-HAY School HCA homecoming taking place this week Hope Christian Academys homecoming events are scheduled for the week of Oct. 13, concluding with the annual ROAR on Oct. 16 and the tackle football game set for Oct. 17 against Northside Christian Academy. Daily themed dress-down days for the week are Comfy Day, Camo/American Pride, Class Theme, Yesteryear and Lions Pride/Spirit Day. The crowning of the homecoming queen and king will take place at the ROAR as well as the presentations of the athletes, the seniors, and homecoming royalty. There will also be a skit, a game show, a dunking booth, an obstacle course and a bounce house. Cost is $5 to attend. Concessions will be available. Music will be provided by Rightly Divided and the Hope Baptist Church Praise Team. The ROAR for sixththrough 12 th -grade students and their families and friends will take place from 6:308:30 p.m. There will be a Junior ROAR from 3:306:30 p.m. for students through the fifth grade and their families and friends; Hope Christian Academy is located at 3900 SE S.R. 100. Blakney and Allie Oberman, Sophomore Princess Harley Davis, Freshman Princess Downes, Sophomore Prince, Luke Smith and Freshman Prince Jacob Boyette. Not See you at the pole Pastor Larry Strickland kicked off the See You at the Pole event for 2014 at Hope Christian Academy, and students also led their classmates in prayer, including 10th-grader Thomas Houston, 11th-grader Parker Downes, and 12th-grader Raylee Elementary school fall festival schedule Hampton Elementary School s fall festival is first up Friday, Oct. 17, from 6 p.m. 9 p.m. There will be games like bingo and a cakewalk, attractions like bounce houses, prizes, music and great food. Advance purchase tickets are five for $1. They will be four for $1 at the festival. Brooker Elementary Schools fall event will take place Saturday, Oct. 25, with a parade to the school at 4:30 p.m. and a festival from 5 p.m. 9 p.m. Attractions will include the new zip line, plus the haunted trail, Sweet Shoppe, bingo, a cakewalk and carnival games. Great food will include chili, fries, pulled pork sandwiches, hot dogs and more. Advance purchase tickets are five for $1. They will be four for $1 at the festival. Lawtey Elementary Schools fall festival is set for Saturday, Oct. 25, from 4 p.m. 8 p.m. will feature a costume parade, cakewalk, hay rides, bingo, bounce houses and lots of prizes. There will also be a bake sale, fish dinners for sale, plus candy apples and cotton candy. Other upcoming festivals include: Starke Elementary School on Friday, Oct. 24, 6 p.m. 8 p.m. Southside Elementary School on Saturday, Nov. 8, 4 p.m. 8 p.m. $ Dolphins of the Month characteristics of friendliness, responsibility, respectfulness, truthfulness and and Caterina Walker. Not
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 Bradford County Telegraph 5A Y Across the Garden Fence Z Across the Garden Fence is a column sponsored by the Bradford County Extension Service. Readers who wish to pose gardening questions should forward them to Mary Bridgman at jtd@ ufl.edu. We have had quite a few rainy days lately, and this can contribute to problems in your landscape plants. An oak-leaved hydrangea that I set out earlier this year had been thriving. Recently, I noticed all the leaves on one of its branches, from the tip to the ground, had wilted. The other branches werent affected. A master gardener friend diagnosed phytophthora root rot and suggested I remove the affected limb. Phytophthora is caused by fungus and primarily affects plants grown in containers with poor drainage. My plant is growing directly beneath the eaves of our house, which are guttered, so the rain hasnt been pouring onto it. However, the soil apparently hasnt been able to dry out fast enough to keep the fungus from taking hold. Ive also noticed the ripening fruit on my calamondin tree are showing signs of rot on their blossom end. Like the phytophthora afflicting my hydrangea, this problem can be caused by too much water. Unfortunately, with landscape plants, there isnt much you can do to keep the raindrops from falling. Im trying to harvest my fruit just as it begins to turn orange, before rot can set in. The unripe fruit already has the nice, tart flavor I enjoy in my iced tea, and it keeps a little longer after harvest than the ripe fruit. One garden problem I recently solved had a completely different solution nothing to do with excessive rain. I have a very nice potted sago palm, which I kept on my back deck. I noticed that the centers of its fronds were yellowing, a condition which frequently indicates a nutritional deficiency. I applied a special palm fertilizer as well as some liquid iron. The plant seemed to improve for a while, and then yellowed again. I repeated the cycle with some improvement, wondering if bleach from a recent pressure washing of our house was responsible. The metal roof had been included in the job, and I guessed that some of the cleanser might have dried onto the roof, only to wash off onto the palm in the rain. I decided to relocate the plant to my driveway. Before I moved the palm, I touched the soil to see whether it was dry, and it was. Despite the regular rain wed been having, the potbound plant couldnt retain enough moisture to meet its needs. I put the palm in a shady spot and watered it well, adding a dose of palm fertilizer. Im happy to report that my sago has perked up. The fronds are green and glossy. In this case, I think it was a combination of lack of water and harsh sun that did the damage. Fortunately, it was reversible! Mary W. Bridgman Church Starke Seventh-day Adventist Church is having a rummage sale on Sunday, Oct. 19, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Williams Jewelry, located at the corner of Walnut Street and S.R. 100 in Starke. Lots to choose from. Contact Sister Primrose Lewis for more information at 904964-8766. Pentecostal Lighthouse Fellowships Shine Youth Group will hold a carwash for donations at Tractor Supply on Saturday, Oct. 18, starting at 9 a.m., weather permitting. Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church will be observing its church and pastors anniversary on Friday, Oct. 17, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 19, at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. Everyone is invited. Love Grows Pentecostal Temple will be hosting the third annual Womens Day service on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 3 p.m. The Four Sisters of Jacksonville will be speaking, including their own first lady, Tanglier M. Newell. Everyone is invited. Dinner will follow at Western Steer (Dutch treat). Grace United Methodist Church of Lawtey, 1822 Madison St., will celebrate its 126 th homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 11 a.m. Officiating the service will be previous Pastor Joe Hofer. Dinner on the grounds will follow the service. Macedonia Free Will Baptist Church will celebrate the churchs anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 19, at 4 p.m. The community is invited. Pine Level Baptist Church will welcome missionaries Carlos and Susan Arce from Venezuela this Sunday, Oct. 19, during the morning service. All are welcome. Walk by Faith Ministries 1930 NE C.R. 225, will hold its third annual Veterans Appreciation event with Voices of Distinction of Fayetteville, North Carolina, on Saturday, Oct 25, at 7 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 26, at 11 a.m. Come help acknowledge veterans for their service. New Covenant Baptist Ministries invites you to the annual appreciation for the Rev. Isaac P. Brantley and Sis. Rosemary Y. Brantley on Sunday, Oct. 26, at 3 p.m. Dinner will be served. Lake Hill Baptist Church 5165 C.R. 214 in Keystone Heights, will hold a fall fun night on Wednesday, Oct. 29, at 6:30 p.m. with games, prizes candy and food. Also, the churchs clothes closet is open to the public on the second and fourth Tuesdays of the month from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. First Presbyterian Church of Starke will be celebrating its 130 th anniversary on Sunday, Oct. 26, at 11 a.m. with a rededication of the sanctuary. The morning service and lunch will follow. Join them for a special day in the original church built in 1886. Grace Christian Fellowship 4926 SW 107 th Ave. in Lake Butler, will host Gold City in concert on Friday, Oct. 31, at 7:30 p.m. A love offering will be received. Nursery provided. New River Baptist Church located at 16703 SW 144th Ave. in Brooker welcomes all to its Fall Festival on Nov. 8. Eat with members at 5 p.m. and enjoy family fun activities from 6 8 p.m., including a cakewalk and a bounce house, crafts, and games for the children. Call 352-4852168 for more information. Email the details of your congregations upcoming special events to editor@ bctelegraph.com. DEADLINE IS MONDAY AT 5 P.M. Library The Bradford County Public Library is located at 456 W. Pratt St. in Starke. For a full schedule of events, pick up a calendar from the front desk today. You can also get the latest BCPL news and event notifications on Facebook at www.facebook. com/bradfordlibrary. For more information on these programs or other services, please call 904-368-3911 or visit www. bcplibrary.com. Friends fundraiser The Friends of the Bradford County Public Library is hosting a Barbie Raffle at the library. Tickets are $1 each or 3 for $2 and are available at the circulation desk. Winners will be notified on Monday, Nov. 24. These collectors items, which were donated by Sheila Jackson, are still in the original box. Win your Thanksgiving turkey Team Heartthrobs, which is sponsored by the Friends of the Bradford County Public Library, is raffling a Thanksgiving turkey as a fundraiser for the 2015 Relay for Life. Tickets are available in the Childrens Department at the library. The drawing will be held on Nov. 14 and the winner will be notified by phone. Computer classes Free computer classes focused on improving your computer skills are being offered at the Bradford County Public Library on Monday mornings at 10 a.m. and Tuesday evenings at 6 p.m. The classes are free and open to the public. Register for the classes in person at the circulation desk or by calling 904-368-3911. Chills and thrills Children ages 5 to 12 are invited to dress up in their Halloween costume and come to the Bradford County Public Library to participate in spooky Chill-O-Ween activities. The program, which includes a fun craft, spine tingling ghost stories and scrumptious snacks, begins at 6 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 17, and is free for all attendees. Shine bright like a lantern Children attending the glow lantern program at the Bradford County Public Library had their choice of embellishments to decorate with as they turned ordinary here with her brother, Ashton, after completing their lanterns. 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 PM904-964-8835 Coming in October rfnf rtbr tf Get the coop brt Reach Florida with a single phone call Hello colored gemstones to his handcrafted lantern. Levi Fore uses puffy paint to decorate a transparency to place inside of her glowin-the-dark lantern. Masters of art Painting is therapy for the soul and exercise for the mind. You dont have to be a nexpert to reap the benefits of creating art. A new fine arts program at the Bradford County Public Library is designed to introduce students to the masters of art and allow for creative expression. Using pastels, special paper and some inspiration from Edvard Munch, we will create our own version of The Scream. Supplies will be provided. The program suited for children ages 4 to 8 years will be at 3:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 20. The program for young adults ages 9 to 19 will begin at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23. Medieval craft for kids Children and teens ages 8 to 16 are invited to have a little medieval fun on Wednesday, Oct. 22 at 3:30 p.m. Learn how to make elfin mini bows and arrows using Popsicle sticks and Q-Tips, and then transform ordinary plastic goblets into decorative royal gilded goblets. All supplies are provided and the program is free. Preregistration is required. The items can be used at the Knight Fest, which is on Monday, Oct. 27. A knight to remember cometh Lads and lasses ages 8 to 16 are invited to Bradford County Public Librarys Knight Fest at 4:30 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 27. Tis promised to be a most splendid affair. There will be games, music and light refreshments for all to enjoyeth. Attendees are encouraged to dress up in medieval style clothing. Call for vendors The Friends of the Bradford County Public Library is hosting the Third Annual Holiday Craft Show and Flea Market on Saturday, Nov. 22. Outdoor spaces are available at a cost of $10. Applications will be available at the Bradford County Public Library up until the Oct. 17 deadline. To request an application to be emailed to you, call 904-368-3911. www.facebook.com/BradfordTelegraph
6A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 04-2014-CA404 CITY OF HAMPTON, a Municipal Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. CHARLES E. HAWKINS and VERTIS S. HAWKINS, their heirs and/or assigns, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: CHARLES E. HAWKINS AND VERTIS S. HAWKINS, THEIR HEIRS AND/OR ASSIGNS YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a COM PLAINT FOR EMINENT DOMAIN has been filed regarding real property in Bradford County, Florida, in the above styled Court and you are re quired to serve a copy of your written response to JOHN S. COOPER, the law offices of Cooper & Loper, 704 North Lake Street, Suite A, Starke, Florida 32091, on or before 5th day of November, 2014, and file the original with the Clerk of the Court, either before service on the above-named attorney or immediate ly thereafter, otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. WITNESS my hand and official seal of this Court on the 18 day of Sept., 2014. RAY NORMAN, CLERK OF THE COURT BY:Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk John S. Cooper Cooper & Loper 704 North Lake Street, Suite A Starke, Florida 32091 (904) 964-4701 Fax: 964-2216 Florida Bar No: 0910340 Attorney for Plaintiff firstname.lastname@example.org 9/25 4tchg 10/16-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 04-2014-DR-265 Division: Richard A. Stitt, Petitioner and Macey L. Stitt, Respondent. NOTICE OF ACTION FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE (NO CHILD OR FINANCIAL SUPPORT) TO: Macey L. Stitt 355 Monument R.D. Jacksonville, FL 32225 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been filed against you and that you are re quired to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Richard A. Stitt whose address is P.O. Box 148 Graham, FL 32042 on or before No vember 13, 2014, and file the original with the clerk of this Court at 945 N. Temple Ave/P.O. Drawer B, Starke, FL 32091 before service on Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If you fail to do so, a default may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition. The action is asking the court to de cide how the following real or person al property should be divided: none Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available office. You may review these docu ments upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit address. (You may file Notice of Cur rent Address, Florida Supreme Court Approved Family Law Form 12.915.) Future papers in this lawsuit will be mailed to the address on record at the WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida Family Law Rules of Procedure, re quires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. Failure to comply can result in sanctions, in cluding dismissal or striking of plead ings. Dated: 10-2-14. CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: Lisa Brannon Deputy Clerk 10/9 4tchg 10/30-BCT NOTICE The CareerSource NCFL Business Competitiveness Committee will hold a meeting on Monday, October 13, 2014, at 2:00 respectively at Santa Fe CIED, 530 W University Ave. Gainesville, FL. For more informa tion please contact Lauren Munoz at (352) 872-5904. 10/16 1tchg-BCT NOTICE The CareerSource NCFL Dual Coun ty Consortium will hold a meeting on Monday, October 16, 2014, at 1:00 pm respectively at CareerSource of NCFL, 4800 SW 13th Street, Gaines ville, FL. For more information please contact Lauren Munoz at (352) 8725904. 10/16 1tchg-BCT NOTICE The CareerSource NCFL Legisla tive Committee will hold a meet ing on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at 3:00 pm respectively at Career Source of NCFL, 4800 SW 13th Street, Gainesville, FL. For more in formation please contact Lauren Mu noz at (352) 872-5904. 10/16 1tchg-BCT NOTICE The CareerSource NCFL Finance Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at 3:30 pm respectively at Career Source of NCFL, 4800 SW 13th Street, Gainesville, FL. For more in formation please contact Lauren Mu noz at (352) 872-5904. 10/16 1tchg-BCT NOTICE The CareerSource NCFL Execu tive Committee will hold a meeting on Tuesday, October 21, 2014, at 4:00 pm respectively at CareerSource of NCFL, 4800 SW 13th Street, Gaines ville, FL. For more information please contact Lauren Munoz at (352) 8725904. 10/16 1tchg-BCT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: Kenneth A. McNeal Last known address of: 10185 SW 112 th Ave. Brooker, FL 32622 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 10/16 1tchg-BCT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN: Leslie K. Neal Jr. Last known address of: 17285 NW 55 th Ave. 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 10/16 1tchg-BCT NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE: SPRATLIN TOWING & RECOVERY, LLC. gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 10/31/2014, 10:00 am at 18536 US Hwy 301 N. STARKE, FL 320910314, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. SPRATLIN TOWING & RECOVERY, LLC. re serves the right to accept or reject any and/or all bids. 3N1BC13E48L454945 2008 Nissan 10/16 1tchg-BCT NOTICE Pursuant to the Florida Self Storage Act Statutes Sec. 83.801-83.809, NOTICE: a Public Auction will be held on NOVEMBER 8, 2014 @ 10:00 A.M. at C & C Mini Storage 1648 S. Walnut Street, Hwy 301 South in Starke, Florida. The following units contents will be sold to the highest bidder, and continuing day to day thereafter until sold. 1-1 C. Tomlin 2-24 AND 2-25 J. Harper 10/16 2tchg 10/23-BCT School Beyond Bradford: Brooker continues to reach out Last Friday afternoon, Brooker Elementary Schools fourth-grade class once again used technology to connect with another fourth-grade class in the state of New York. While visiting Brooker last school year, U.S. Navy Commander Chris Commander Flaherty participated in a Skype session talking to his hometown school of Cleveland Elementary in Cleveland, New York. Brookers fourth-grade teacher, Koren Boukari, said Public speaking is a learned and practiced skill. Starting students in a casual and fun setting, like Skyping with other students, is an easy and non-threatening way to start public speaking skills. Brooker Principal Debbie Parmenter is very excited about the next phase of this endeavor. Students are going to begin a pen pal letter writing relationship between the two classes. This is a great opportunity for us to enhance our students writing skills in a manner that should be fun for the class. Students will learn about the likes and dislikes of children who are geographically far away and how they are similar or dissimilar to their own preferences, Parementers said. There is just so much we can do with an opportunity like this, all the while we are interspersing lots of curriculum and academia throughout it. We are very appreciative to Commander Flaherty and PTO President Tricia Cook for arranging this for our schools. of the room and asks the New York students what they do for fun. Commander Chris Flaherty Shop with a Cop turns 10 Shop with a Cop will provide Christmas joy for deserving kids and their families for the 10th year in a row this December. The program has grown from 34 participants in the first year to 315 last year. This program is a great way to recognize children with a need as determined by their teacher, yet they continue to strive in academics and citizenship, said organizer Capt. Barry Warren of the Starke Police Department. The interaction between the children and the uniformed officer escorts will definitely benefit this community in the future. The trust and recognition developed through this program is seen throughout the community. This event is funded by contributions from businesses and individuals, and any amount helps. The deadline for donations is Dec. 7. The two-day shopping event will take place at Walmart on Dec. 15 and 16. Make checks payable to Starke Police Department-Shop with a Cop, and mail them to Starke Police Department, Attn: Captain Barry Warren, 830 Edwards Road, Starke, FL 32091. For more information, contact Warren at 904-964-5400 or 352494-3326. Nominate an outstanding woman In celebration of Womens History Month in March, each year Santa Fe College honors women who have made significant contributions in Alachua or Bradford County. Since the awards began, more than 150 women have been selected as Women of Distinction and Women of Promise. Santa Fe College is accepting nominations for the 2015 awards though Nov. 10. Do you know an outstanding woman who meets the following qualifications? Nominees for Women of Distinction should have demonstrated unique achievements in the arts, business, industry, science, environment, medicine, education, government, social services, human rights, history, sports, agriculture, humanities, community service or philanthropy in either Bradford or Alachua county. Nominees for Woman of Promise should be 1621 years of age and demonstrate character, achievement and leadership in Alachua or Bradford counties. Nominations can be submitted online at sfcollege.edu/wod no later than Nov. 10. Winners are chosen by a bi-county panel of judges and the women will be honored during a ceremony at Santa Fe Colleges Fine Arts Hall in March 2015. For more information, call 352-395-5201 or visit the website at sfcollege.edu/wod. Bradford Fair Goat Show announced Attention all 4-H and FFA members: The Bradford Fair Goat will be Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 2 p.m. The show will include dwarf breeds, dairy and meat goats. A rules committee meeting will be meeting on Monday, Oct. 20, at 7 p.m. at the Bradford Extension Office. Show classes and fees will be discussed. All parents and interested parties are invited. The first meeting for participants will be orientation on Monday, Nov. 17, at 6 p.m. at the Bradford Extension Office. Meetings will be the third Monday of each month. Deadline to register is the Dec. 16 meeting at 6 p.m. The 2015 show will have classes for does: ages 3-8 months, 8-15 months, 16 months and wethers. No bucks will be allowed. Students can have up to three entries in different classes or breeds. Contact the show superintendents Dianne Westcott at 904-796-7271 or Bobbie Acevedo at 904-6265732 for information or assistance.
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 Bradford County Telegraph 7A Coming in October rfntbtf rftfntnt tft Get the coopttt btfnfr Center keeping seniors active BY TRACY LEE TATE Special to the Telegraph The Bradford County Senior Center is well into its third year of operation, offering lots of activities for people ages 50 and over. The center was built in late 2011 entirely with grant funds provided by Elder Options, a Gainesville based nonprofit organization dedicated to providing resources for the aging in mid-Florida. The center opened in February 2012. It moved temporarily to the Agricultural Extension Office in November 2012 to allow county emergency medical services to use the building while their usual quarters were being cleared of mold. The center came home in July 2013 and has been in residence there ever since. Staffing the center started using volunteers, but it quickly became apparent to county officials that, to get the most benefit to the community from the center, paid staff would be required. Current administrative assistant Diane Gaskins was working at the Bradford County Public Library when, in 2013, she was asked if she would like to divide her time between the library and the senior center. She said she jumped at the chance. She continued on a part time basis through that year, and then became the centers first and only full-time employee in 2014. When it first opened the center only offered a few programs, such as line dancing, quilting and special classes presented by organizations such as the master gardeners, the AARP and SHINE (Serving Health Insurance Needs for Elders). The first month only 47 seniors attended, but the numbers started increasing, as did the centers offerings, with participation exceeding 100 in August (135) and 200 in September (226). New programs included bingo, yoga/tai chi, art, cards, crochet and computer skills. Numbers decreased when the center made its temporary move in November 2012 and stayed at less than 100 per month until activities moved back to the center building. Since then the numbers have been climbing, with over 1,700 seniors served in 2013 (1,242 of those attending after the center returned to its home in July of 2013. Attendance has skyrocketed in 2014, with 3,279 seniors served through August and four months left to go. Program offerings have expanded as well to include gardening (some months), caregiver workshops, woodcarving and Zumba, an aerobic dance exercise performed to international music. In addition to planned classes and activities, the center has a large collection of jigsaw puzzles, a small library and a television. Seniors are welcome to come anytime to enjoy these amenities or just to socialize. The cost of the center to the county is quite low when the number of people served is considered. In its first year of operation the center cost $22,082 to operate, or about $18.47 per senior served. In 2013 the cost was $31,750, reflecting the addition of Gaskins on a part-time basis, increasing the cost per senior to $18.55. The amount budgeted for center operation in 2014 is $43,507, reflecting an increase in salary with Gaskins becoming full-time and increases in operations costs such as utilities. So far this year the center has served 3,279 seniors, with four months left to go in the year. But even if operations ceased right now, the cost per person would only be $13.27. Overall, attendance is higher during the colder months, with the most popular programs being computer instruction, woodcarving and the exercise oriented classes. Special classes, such as easy canning, diabetic workshops, and programs aimed at keeping seniors safe and well informed are very popular. Diane Gaskins said she is proud of the diversity of the programs offered, but is still always looking for new offerings. All of our classes or programs are run by volunteers, Gaskins said. We are always looking for new and interesting things to do here. Some of the classes make community service projects, like hats and mittens for school children, or blankets for the humane society. Our people are engaged and involved with life and their community and we want to help keep them that way. Diane Gaskins runs the show at the Bradford County Senior Center, keeping things running smoothly every day. Here she is seen with a quilt depicting the county, made by the centers Sunshine Quilters group. The woodcarvers meet every Wednesday morning and are a very popular group. carving instructor Jeff Morgan all concentrate on their individual projects, with a little conversation on the side. The crochet and knitting group meets once a week to compare projects, help each other with problems and work on community service projects as a group. Here, Gail Thomas, Jo Ann Eaves and Teresa Morgan put their heads together locating a problem in a project pattern. Former Bradford County mallet and chisel to carve a realistic eagle from wood. I appreciate this opportunity to partner even more with Shands at Starke. There is a lot of work to be done, I think, in our safety net, she said. That can be done by working more collaboratively, she said. I think this is a marvelous idea. King expressed he appreciation for the county commissions ongoing support, which approved of Emerys proposal. She also said ACORN is accepting new patients and is in the process of expanding its hours to Thursday nights. Earlier this year, ACORN announced it was one of four organizations serving low-income residents who would be sharing a federal grant. In ACORNs case, the goal was to restore mental health services. HEALTH Continued from 1A Exciting things are happening at the senior center Looking for something to do? Want to get out and meet new people? Why not drop by the Bradford County Senior Center and see what is going on? They have classes and activities for everyone 50 and over. Stop in and see what the Bradford seniors wood carving group is up to. The class meets every Wednesday morning from 9 a.m.noon. Not a wood carver? No problem. Its just fun to visit and watch them work. The Sunshine Quilters is another talented group that meets at the center. Learn new techniques and ideas for sewing and quilting when these ladies get together on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month from 13 p.m. Come Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 2:30 p.m., for Art Class with Elisa. Learn how to sketch, paint and create works of art in an easy, relaxed atmosphere. Work at your own pace on a project of your choice. For further information about the class or what supplies are needed, please contact the center at 904-368-3955. Do you have questions about your Medicare or prescription plans? Are you happy with the Medicare or prescription plan you currently have? Medicares enrollment is open as of Oct.15. Now is the time to get answers to your questions. Stop in every Wednesday from 13 p.m., and speak with a SHINE representative. The representative can also review your current plan to ensure you have the best plan for your needs. The Bradford County Senior Center offers many other classes and activities. Drop by and pick up a schedule. The center is located at 1805 N. Temple Ave. in Starke. For more information, please call 904-368-3955. A calendar of our events can also be found at www.bradfordcountyfl. gov. Celebration at Tigers Place The RJE Alumni will host a celebration of the Tigers Place on Saturday, Oct. 25, beginning at noon. There will be food, games, fun and lots of memories. All RJE Alumni and friends are invited to attend. For more information, contact Valara Petteway at 904-612-3942. Snakes in your garden? If you missed Tom Suttons talk about how to deal with snakes in Florida, or if you would like to see it again, you have an opportunity. On Thursday, Oct. 16, he will give his presentation for the Alligator Creek Garden Club. The public is invited to this free event. The club meets at 6:30 p.m. at the extension office at 2266 N. Temple Ave. (in front of the fairgrounds). Refreshments will be served. For more information, call Pat Caren at 352-485-2666. Major Tax Foreclosure Online REAL ESTATE AUCTIONAll Sperry Van Ness Oces Independently Owned and Operated800.254.1280 Louis B. Fisher, III #AU220 October 30 November 5 150 + Properties in 16 CountiesThroughout Florida Including Your Market Area ALL Selling to Highest Bidders 4% Broker Cooperation
8A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 place to live. What are some of the biggest concerns of county government and how do you propose the commission address them? Growth. Market Bradford County and work with Bradford County Development Authority. How would you ensure county government is transparent? Openness (open government). Technology is a tool that is available. Would you support raising the sales tax by half a cent to raise money for school infrastructure? In favor if voters decide. Aside from tax abatement, what can the county commission do to encourage economic growth and development? 100 percent pro job. How would you evaluate the manager and department heads who work for the board and hold them accountable? Their loyalty to citizens and providing quality service. Are you in favor of law enforcement consolidation between the sheriffs office and city police departments? Would be a consideration if feasible. How would you support a better working relationship between the county and Starke commissions? Workshops between county and city. Relationship is incredibly important. Would you support broadcasting and archiving county commission meetings online? Documentation of meetings are recorded and available through clerks office. What is your personal vision for Bradford County? Health, safety, welfare and employment opportunities for the citizens. District 2 County Kenny Thompson Provide a brief biography of yourself. My name is Kenny Thompson, and I am proud to be born and raised in Bradford County. I am blessed to be married to Nora Starling Thompson, and we have been blessed with two sons, Allen (Vanessa) and Kevin (Elizabeth) and four wonderful grandsons. After graduating from Bradford High in 1978, I began my working with Gilman Paper Company. After 20 years I retired and started my own business, Thompsons Garage. We operated for 17 years and recently expanded to include auto sales. Why do you want to be a county commissioner? Has it been a long-term ambition? Why now? I have considered running run for County Commissioner for 10 years and I think it is time for a positive change. With the help of my family I will have all the time necessary to devote to the County Commission seat. Why should people vote for you? I have experience in dealing with public needs and have built and managed a successful family owned business through these tough economic times. This real world experience, more than qualifies me for this position. What sets you apart from your opponent? If running against an incumbent, why do you see a need for new leadership? How would your leadership differ from what has come before? What have you learned from the voters on the campaign trail? I have listened with the people about concerns about roads and proper drainage throughout the county. These things should be fixed for everyone, not just the neighborhoods of county commissioners. What are some of the biggest concerns of county government and how do you propose the commission address them? How would you ensure county government is transparent? The countys tentative millage has been set and will result in a tax increase for some residents. Are you in favor of this tax increase? In this day and time tax increases are never popular. The countys current mileage has already been set but for the future tax increase should have been the last resort to ensure funds. (Editors note: The county commission later voted to slightly lower the tax rate.) Are you supporting the referendum on tax abatement? I am supporting the referendum on tax abatement. How would you evaluate the manager and department heads who work for the board and hold them accountable? The county manager and department heads should be evaluated on job performance and knowledge of the position, and should be accountable to the board of county commissioners. Are you in favor of law enforcement consolidation between the sheriffs office and city police departments? As far as consolidation of the sheriffs office and city police departments, I do not think I have enough information to make a responsible decision. How would you support a better working relationship between the county and Starke commissions? Bradford County is a small county, and it is imperative that the county and cities work together for the betterment of the community. What more could the county be doing to encourage economic development? Would you support broadcasting and archiving county commission meetings online? I think broadcasting and archiving county commission meeting online is an excellent idea and feel more people would get involved by being able to view from their homes. What is your personal vision for Bradford County? My personal vision for the county is to see our county prosper and grow to provide jobs for our citizens and the younger generations that are following in our footsteps. District 5 Schools Erica Reddish Provide a brief biography of yourself. My name is Erica Mains Reddish. I was born and raised in Starke, Florida. I have two younger siblings, Lindsey Mains Atchley and Taylor Mains. I attended public school in Bradford County and graduated with honors in 1999. I married my husband Eric Reddish, also from Starke, in 2000. We have three children ages 15, 9 and 5, all of which attend public school in Bradford County. Pine Level Baptist is where I grew up in church until 2001, when we joined Madison Street Baptist Church, and have been active members ever since. I have worked for Shands Starke Regional Medical Center in Starke for nine years as an MRI technologist, and I also perform X-rays and CT scans. Why do you want to become a school board member? Has it been a long-term ambition? Becoming a school board member was something God laid on my heart several years ago. So my husband and I started praying about it, and felt like God was leading me in this direction. I enjoy my job at the hospital, and will continue to work there, but I feel led to take this next step. Being a mom of three children who are attending our local schools, I see some of the areas where we are struggling and I would like to be a part of the team and help bring solutions to the table. I have seen what has worked in our childrens lives and I want to be able to share those experiences from a school board level. I also want to emphasize the good things we have going on, the things that are getting overlooked. We have incredible teachers that go unrecognized and very intelligent students that arent getting the credit and recognition they deserve! I am passionate about making a difference! That is why it is my face youll see at your door, and my voice youll hear when you call. I feel as though even though it definitely involves support from my family, this is my candidacy. I am the one who will be doing this job, not my spouse, not my parents, and therefore I have been knocking on doors personally, not sending others out to lighten the load. My children have been angels to ride along with me and help guide me down our lists. And my husband has been wonderful by riding along to make sure I am safe and not getting overworked or over heated. Every free moment I have I am putting my all into this campaign even through the hot Florida heat and scary summer thunderstorms. Because it wont be my husband or my parents or my friends sitting in that seat, it will be me. I will be the one with the great responsibility to ensure our children get the proper education they deserve! So you can guarantee that anything you read is written by me, and any visit you get youll see my face standing at your door! There is a lot of ground to cover, and my goal has and will continue to be to try and reach every one of the voters in District 5. What sets you apart from your opponents? I feel as though being a mom of three children in the local school system sets me apart from the other candidates. I am in the trenches of homework and parent-teacher conferences and school activities and so on, just like every other parent with a child in school. Therefore I understand the frustrations of Edline complications, and breakdowns in communication with students and teachers and between teachers and parents. I honestly believe that the education your child receives is a direct result of the work and discipline your child puts into it. But as parents, we all know it takes pushing and prompting from the parents to ensure this success takes place! And I want to be able to help the parents in any way possible to guarantee their child gets the best quality education possible. I also believe that our school board needs a fresh voice, and it is time for my generation to step up and take an active role in our community. Whether it is at a school board level, or city and county positions, this is the time to make a difference in the community that gave so much to us! A candidate should be honest and genuine. If they have to depend on others to communicate in the media for them or make face-to-face visits on their behalf, it isnt a clear representation of them to their voters. Voters deserve to hear directly from each candidate and personally see them in order to address their concerns, because after the candidate is elected, it is the board member who has to make the decisions for our students and faculty of Bradford County, no one else. What have you learned from voters on the campaign trail? What are their primary concerns? The voters in my district are amazingly supportive and encouraging! I have met incredibly nice people who have encouraged me and shared their hearts with me regarding our students and schools. There are mixed emotions throughout our community. There are those who have felt like their voice has not been heard, no matter how loud they speak, and that as a result of that, their children are falling through the cracks. Yet, on the other hand, there are parents that feel as if their child is getting a great education, but no one is recognizing them for it! We have an incredible academic team, which no one hears about! We have students who are winning public speaking contest and being invited to Washington and no one hears about that! We have children who are earning their AA degree before they even graduate high school and no one hears about it! Bradford education gets a bad reputation; because no one is making sure the good news gets put out in the community! And last, but certainly not least, are the amazing and talented teachers in our county, who are struggling. Their morale is low and their frustrations are high. I know that one school board member cant change the world, but I do know this: If the school board and the teachers cant work well together, and the teachers feel as if they are not being heard, then we will continue to lose more and more excellent teachers to the surrounding counties. We MUST do something to retain the teachers we have and boost the morale so we as a county can move forward in a positive direction. What would you do about declining enrolment? The declining enrollment is a major concern of mine. Not only because our schools lose funding with every student that leaves our county, but because I know our schools can provide the same quality education that our surrounding counties do. We have excellent teachers, we have involved parents, and therefore we can make sure our children receive the best quality education. Positive results are what this community needs to see! And we are getting positive results every day. We just need to get the word to spread. We all know bad news travels fast and most likely snowballs along the way. So why not make an effort to let the community know the good things that are working well in our school systems and therefore encourage the parents of students who have withdrawn their students to reenroll them back in our local school system. How can the district attract and retain employees? It is a well-known fact that employees who feel appreciated and important are happier and therefore produce better quality work. One way we can retain our teachers and attract more teachers to our county is to make sure they know they are appreciated and that we recognize that they are doing an outstanding job. Teachers always give of themselves, their time, their money and their talents to give their students the best education possible. And even though we cannot guarantee them a raise and no one knows when that might be possible, we can make them feel appreciated and work on improving processes that they feel need more work and attention. Randy Starling Provide a brief biography of yourself. My name is Randy Starling, and Im asking you to partner with me in supporting Bradford County Schools. We can begin this work on Aug. 26 by electing me as your School Board Member for District 5. I graduated Bradford High in 1982. I received my bachelors degree in business administration from Palm Beach Atlantic University, a Christian school in South Florida. I received my masters degree in educational leadership from the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. I have spent my whole working career in education. My first 23 years of work was with the Bradford County School District. I began my career as a teacher at the Bradford Career Tech Center under the leadership of Jim Ward and school superintendent Jim Duncan. From teacher, I became the coordinator of adult and community education. From there, I held the position of coordinator of vocational programs. i spent my last 4 years at the career tech center as the director. For the past three years, I have been the principal of the dropout recovery high school, MYcroSchool, in Gainesville. This uniquely focused high school targets students that have previously dropped out of high school and gives them a second chance at obtaining a standard state of Florida high school diploma. To date, my staff and I have seen 159 students graduate who otherwise would not have received their high school diplomas. Im experienced in budgeting and finance, curriculum and the new Florida Standards, the new teacher evaluation and incentive pay system, school grading and accountability, and school administrative leadership. I will be your voice on the school board, but I will also bring the experience needed to help effectively manage the Bradford County School District. Together, we can be an A district. Thank you for your support and vote. Why do you want to be a school board member? I would like to put my years of experience to work for the parents and students of Bradford County by continuing to improve the districts educational outcomes. In your opinion, what is a school board members role in local education? An elected person listens and is a voice for his constituents who voted him into office. This is a given standard for any elected official. Communication between the school system and parents is a vital part of school success and part of the board members responsibilities. Being a school board member, though, requires more than just communication. Florida Statute 1001.42 gives district school boards an extensive list of duties and responsibilities. In my opinion, school board members should play a role in all aspects of the educational process. This includes but not limited to: student progress, school operations, funding and budgeting, hiring and retention, school grade and accountability, evaluations and merit pay, and communications. What sets you apart from your opponent(s)? Both of my opponents are fine people. What sets me apart is my years of proven leadership and educational experience. In my 26 plus years, I have been a teacher, principal and county director. That leadership and experience will serve the board, parents and students of Bradford County well. How would your leadership differ from what has come before? Because of my ongoing career in education, I believe my leadership would be able to focus on the frequent changes, graduation requirements and more of the issues dealing with educational outcomes for our students. What have you learned from the voters on the campaign trail? What are their primary concerns? Voters in District 5 are concerned with education in Bradford County. Voters would like to see a dramatic improvement in the educational process and outcomes for our students in Bradford County. They would like a school district that is more customer service friendly. They would like to see more transparency and more frequent reporting to the public on the budgeting and finance process. They would also like to see less wavering when it comes to enforcing the code of conduct. What would you do about declining enrollment? The only way to turn the tide of declining enrollment is to improve the educational process and outcomes in Bradford County. With the number of choices that parents have today in educating their children, Bradford County has got to be competitive. We have to be able to offer a better product with superior customer service to parents and students. How can the district attract and retain employees? Research shows that when teachers and employees were surveyed about what constitutes job satisfaction for them, salary or financial compensation did not rank first. The top factor for job satisfaction was the climate and culture. In other words, employees valued the working environment, relationships with co-workers and supervisors, and recognition for the work done over their financial compensation. Bradford County struggles with being able to compete with neighboring districts in the area of salaries, but having a positive, encouraging and supportive work environment can be achieved with minor impact to the budget. What grade would you give Bradford schools, and why? I believe that Bradford County schools have started the forward momentum needed for improvement. While we are still waiting on the high school grade, two of our schools in the district are now A schools. However, we also have two D schools in our district. We made gains in many areas over the previous year and, I would like to keep this forward momentum going as your school board member. I believe that my experience and leadership, with your help, will move Bradford County schools closer to that goal. Support Farm City Are you interested in supporting farming and agricultural aware-ness in Bradford County? If so, please consider making a donation to support the annual Farm City Celebration. The event features educational demonstrations for Bradford third-graders followed by a luncheon celebrating farmers and consumers of agricultural commodities. Donations will be used for transportation costs to transport third-graders to the event, provide educational materials and to purchase food for the luncheon. No donation is too small. Call the Bradford County Extension Office at 904966-6299 to find out how to contribute. If you are or know a farmer willing to supply food for the event, or if you would like to set up a display at the event featuring your agriculture-related business or activity, you should also call the extension office. The Farm City Celebration is scheduled for Tuesday, Nov. 18. UF/IFAS is an equal opportunity institution. MORE Continued from 2A Want to reach people?Nows the perfect time to see just how well our classifieds can work for you. Whether youre looking for a great buy or a great place to sell, call our classified department today. Ask for Classified Ads
Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 Bradford County Telegraph 9A Come Together in Speedville and Lincoln City Activities included a parade, cakewalk, vendor displays, by David Donley in 1865, the community was known as Brooklyn until the 1940s. Pictured are Bettye Donley and Linda Stevenson and Sam Hutchinson (front seat) escort Homecoming Queen Gloria Brown. Also pictured is Dequon Blackshear, Jerry Murphy, James Wanton and Jailen Bass wait for the parade to come down Southeast Eighth Avenue. Otis Thomas, Ashley Thomas, Eugene Hutchinson, Jayden Thomas, Jerry Tucker, Vina Hutchinson, Jordan Tucker and Eugene Hutchinson Sr. display the homecoming theme, Moving Forward in 2014. On the kiddie train in Speedville are (l-r) Woody Raymond and Journie Simpson. Lincoln City United President Henry Wade and his wife, Martha, worked hard to make the fourth annual Come Together Day happen. Wade said he is trying to bring four generations back together to celebrate the Nikki Jackson Barnes (right), and her son Braylon Barnes, traveled from Atlanta to Lincoln City to spend the day with Tangela Pittman. Marcus Collins rode his motorcycle all the way from Tallahassee to Lincoln City not to attend the Starke Bike Fest, but to come home and see family and friends. He said he had parked his bike only a few feet from the spot where he used to stand and wait for the school bus. watched the action. happy, trying to work off all the good food they ate, or trying to work some off so they could go for seconds. Dale George, Yolanda Wanton, Trayven Chandler, Sophia Proctor, Robert Proctor and Anthony Timmons await the Speedville homecoming parade. stakeholder over the past year focused on development. Also in the citys favor was the tax abatement referendum, which passed in September, allowing the city to offer financial incentives to new business. The grant will provide a team to meet with the city to get the process started and a competitive analysis that will provide a profile of the areas economic strengths and weaknesses and opportunities. Included will be asset mapping and data to assist the community in identifying target businesses and industries, which would be a good fit for the area. Grant funding of $35,000 will be provided to allow the city to hire a contractor for services in creating and updating an economic development strategy and $5,000 in technical assistance grant funding which will detail the citys economic development story, including both successes and failures. These latter funds may also be used to support other local costs. This is a valuable grant, Whittle said. Asset mapping provides information to businesses considering the area and also allows us to see what we need to make us more attractive to businesses seeking a location. The city is ecstatic about getting this grant, especially on such short notice, Thompson said. The city is thankful to both the chamber and SFC in all their help in getting us to where we are now. I think everyone will see some good things coming out of this funding and it will be of great benefit to both the city and the surrounding area. GRANT Continued from 1A
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Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake Region FEATURES CRIME SOCIALS OBITUARIES EDITORIAL Florida Twin TheatreAll Seats $6.00 Before 6 p.m. 964-5451* CLOSED MON TUES SCREEN 1 SCREEN 2 STARTS FRIDAY Visit us on-line at www.FloridaTwinTheatre.comFri 7:00, 9:00 Sat 5:05, 7:00, 9:00 Sun 5:00, 7:00 Wed Thur 7:30NOW SHOWINGFri 8:00 Sat 5:00, 8:00 Sun 5:15 Wed Thur 7:15Steve Carell Brad Pitt PG R Digging the color pink Keystone Heights High spikes the looks on. See pages 11B and 12B for more on BHS and KHHS volleyball, as well as UCHS volleyball.
BY TRACY LEE TATE Telegraph Staff Writer Retirement suits local resident Glory Jackson just fine, with time for travel and visiting her children but that doesnt mean she isnt still active in the community. Jackson was born in 1945, the only daughter of A.C. and Ollie Mae Cummings. She had one brother, William James Lee, who is now deceased. She remembers growing up when race was an issue on where she could go and what she could do. She attended RJE High School at the time the only high school she was allowed to attend as an African American. No matter where you lived in the county, if you were black the RJE was where you went, even if the bus cruised right by the white schools, Jackson remembered. Jackson said she could also remember other types of segregation in the community, but concedes that things in Bradford County were not nearly as bad as other places she saw on television during segregation and the early days of desegregation. I can remember two water fountains in city hall one for the white citizens and one for the black, Jackson remembered. I also can remember that African Americans were not allowed to sit at the counter at Mitchells Drug Store, so we just never went there. During the early days of desegregation, Jackson said she and some of her high school friends saw what was going on in other places around the country and decided that they should do something as well. We got together and the three of us went to the Garden Restaurant, walked in and sat down, Jackson said. All the kitchen help was black and it was them that gave us a hard time about being there asking us what we thought we were doing there. We did get served and ate our meal, but for the life of me I cant tell you what we had. After high school, Jackson attended what was then the Volusia County Career Center, a vocational school that allowed African American students. She studied cosmetology. After she passed her state licensing boards, she went to work for Bernice Morris at her beauty shop on Oak Street in the Reno section of Starke. I enjoyed my work, but after three years or so the chemicals started to have an adverse effect on me, Jackson said. Back then, the products for black women were much more harsh than what is out there today some of them even containing lye. I couldnt work with them anymore, so I went to work as a seamstress at a company in Starke called Big Dad Manufacturing. At that time, there were not a lot of options in employment for African American women either work in a factory or as a cook or maid. Jackson worked as a seamstress for about 10 years, first at Big Dads, then at Vogue Clothing and a company in Lake Butler. One day her mother said she had had enough. My mom said she was tired of seeing me get up early every morning and going to work with a rag tied around my head, Jackson said. She talked me into going back to school and then helped me to afford it. I went to Santa Fe Community College and got an AA degree in elementary education. Jackson started out working as a teacher aide in Bradford County, but eventually ended up as the secretary for the school district office, a position she retired from after 35 years. I enjoyed working with the kids, but I liked the secretarial position better, Jackson said. I felt like I was still helping the children, but in a broader and less specific way. Along the way, in October 1966, Jackson married Johnny Jackson Sr. The couple had two children Hope M. Jackson, now retired military and living in Texas, and Johnny Jackson Jr., who works as a family service and preplanning specialist in Maryland. Jackson stays active, doing both water aerobics with friends at the pool at the equestrian center across from Cecil Field in Jacksonville and participating in the Silver Sneakers program at a local gym. She also goes on cruises with friends at least once a year and has been to both the Western and Eastern Mediterranean, the Bahamas and Jamaica. This years cruise will revisit the Bahamas and add Cozumel to her list of exotic destinations. Jackson is very involved in her church New Covenant Baptist Ministries where she is church clerk, an adult Sunday school teacher and sings in the choir. She works 2B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 Retired Glory Jackson still busy in community The fourth annual Bradford County Relay for Life Car, Truck and Motorcycle Show is set to take place Nov. 1 at the downtown Starke square from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Eight awards will be presented for car and truck entries, while five will be presented to motorcycle entries. The event will also include food, music, fun for the kids and a yard sale. If you would like to be a vendor at the event, or want more information in regard to entering the show, please contact Mitchell Gunter at 904-966-1386 or email@example.com, or Linda Lee at 904-966-3022. Relay for Life car show returns to Starke Nov. 1 www.facebook.com/ BradfordTelegraph
BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Bradford High Schools football team was held to 53 yards and was never a serious threat to host Wakulla, which scored 21 first-quarter points en route to a 48-0 win on Oct. 10 in Crawfordville. The War Eagles (5-2) began eight drives on Bradfords side of the field, scoring touchdowns on all but one. Their average starting field position was the Bradford 43. It was at least a good start for Bradford (1-6), with its defense forcing Wakulla to turn the ball over on downs on the games opening series. Johnny Hernandez tackled Wakulla quarterback Feleipe Franks for no gain on first down, while Shawn Aaron tackled running back Demarcus Lindsey for a 1-yard loss on third-and-5. Toddreke Reed, Vince Brown and other defenders then combined to tackle Lindsey for a 5-yard gain on fourth-and-6. Disaster struck on the Bradford offenses second play from scrimmage as an errant shotgun snap resulted in a loss of 27 yards. That and an eventual short punt had the War Eagles starting their next drive on the Bradford 43. Wakulla needed just three plays to score, with Monterious Loggins 32-yard run setting up Franks 11-yard touchdown pass to Keith Gavin. Wakulla added two more touchdowns in the first quarter. Gavins 23-yard run set up Antonio Morris 14-yard scoring run to make it a 14-0 game. Two runs by Loggins for 33 yards and a 12-yard reception by Ethan Davis set up Loggins 1-yard scoring run to put the War Eagles up 21-0 with 34 seconds remaining in the quarter. The Tornadoes put together their best offensive series in the second quarter, marching from their own 20 to the Wakulla 22. Quarterback Jacob Luke carried the ball five times for 33 yards, while a pass-interference penalty on Wakulla on a third-and-7 play resulted in first down at the Wakulla 23. After a 1-yard run by Luke, though, Drian Jenkins was dropped for a 7-yard loss. Bradford eventually turned the ball over after an incomplete pass on fourth-and-14. A 32-yard punt return by Gavin set Wakulla up at the Bradford 34 with 38 seconds remaining in the first half. Franks threw a touchdown pass to Justin Davis from there for a 28-0 halftime lead. The Tornadoes did keep Wakulla from scoring early in the second half after fumbling the ball at their own 22. The War Eagles had first-and-goal at the 9-yard line, but a tackle for no gain by Jameaze McNeal and two incomplete passes by Franks helped force Wakulla to turn the ball over on downs at the 4. Bradford, though, would fumble the ball away again. This time, the War Eagles took advantage. They needed just one play to score when Gavin caught an 11-yard touchdown from Franks to make the score 35-0. A 17-yard sack forced the Tornadoes to punt from their own 3-yard line on the ensuing series. Wakulla, taking over at the Bradford 33 after a 30-yard punt, needed just three plays to score, with Morris scoring on an 11-yard run. Chris Beverly added the games last score, with his 21yard touchdown run capping a 45-yard drive. The War Eagles gained 222 yards on the ground, with Loggins rushing for 82 yards on eight carries. Bradford has an open date this Friday, Oct. 17, and will return to action Friday, Oct. 24, when it travels to play District 4-4A opponent Umatilla. providing the type of prompt efficient justice to which the conference aspires. When replacement Davis arrived, Moore helped him to adjust to the rhythm of the office quickly, allowing him to provide a seamless transition from the work done by the judges who had helped out by filling in. He came in the door, just a few days after being appointed by the governor, and he was ready to get to work, Moore said. He hit the ground running and has been a pleasure to work with since day one. Davis said in a recent interview that he felt Moore was an integral component in his efficiency at his job, and he was proud to place her in nomination for the honor. I appreciate both the nomination and the award, Moore said. It all came as quite a surprise to me the judge never told me he had nominated me, so I didnt find our about it until I was told I had won. Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 3B BryansHardware 106.3 FM Dr. Virgil A. BerryCHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN Modern methods with old-fashioned concern. 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Moore was devastated by the unexpected death of Hobbs, but knew she had a duty both to him and the county to see that things continued to run smoothly in the county court. When we heard about Judge Hobbs passing we were all in shock here at the courthouse, Moore said. He had appeared to be the picture of health. It was very hard adjusting to his absence, but we all had to step up and do what needed to be done. It was what he would have expected us to do. Moore said everyone pitched in to make things run smoothly from law enforcement to the clerks, judges and attorneys. Everyone did what was needed to keep things on track. Ms. Moore was the sole representative of the county judges office in a one-judge county, current county Judge Richard B. Davis wrote in his nomination letter for the award. For four months, Moore kept the office running, while dealing with a parade of 12 judges who were filling in, as well as their judicial assistants. Judges were in and out, often irregularly, due to their responsibilities in their own counties Moore saw that all of the files and other documents for each case were organized for ease of use by the visiting judge in each case. She also worked to see that the judges were able to make the most use of their time in the courtroom, rather than bogged down in paperwork. Every judge who participated in filling in during the vacancy has remarked about the pleasant demeanor, iron will and sense of responsibility and grace that Diane Moore displayed during this difficult time, Davis wrote. She contributed extraordinarily to the reputation of the Conference of County Court Judges by Moore honored with Conference of County Judges award Tornadoes fall to 1-6 after 48-0 loss to Wakulla
Dear Editor: It seems that there is an increasingly common acceptance of the philosophy which states Go along to get along. Unfortunately, this concept is so badly flawed that it has become a threat to our wellbeing since the most dangerous part of this idea revolves around an obvious question. Go along with what? And theres the kicker. 4B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 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 DEER, HOGS and MORE! 9 070 NW CR 239 Lake Butler Letters firstname.lastname@example.org Dewane and Stephanie Knighton of OBrien are pleased to announce the engagement of their daughter, Farren Inez Knighton to Derrick Thomas Daniel, son of Randy and Jennifer Daniel of Lake Bulter. Knighton is a 2005 graduate of Branford High School and a graduate of Florida State University in 2009. She recently received an A.S. in nursing from Santa Fe College and is currently working as a Registered Nurse at the University of Florida Shands in Gainesville. Daniel is a 2000 graduate of Lake Butler High School and is currently working at Sheffield Pest Control where he has been employed for the past 10 years. They will exchange wedding vows on October 25, 2014 on the Knighton Farm at 5:00 p.m. All family and friends are invited. Knighton, Daniel to wed on Oct. 25 There will be a Wilkinson/ Wilkerson family reunion on Saturday Oct. 18, at the Starke Golf and Country Club from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All friends and relatives are welcome. Please bring an entree, vegetable, beverage, and if you like a The Concerned Citizens of Bradford County will be having its annual Come Together Day Socials Wilkinson/ Wilkerson reunion planned for Oct. 18 Come Together Day is Oct. 25 dessert. on Saturday, Oct. 25, starting at 11 a.m. Vendor applications are $25. For more information, please contact Alica McMillian at 904966-1100 or Sherry Williams at 325-278-3540. You can also call the office at 904-964-2298 after 3 p.m. Saturday October 18 1PM 6PM 1 4 PM FAMILY FUN ACTIVITIESGames Face Painting Bounce Houses Sack Races Balloon Art Hula Hoop ... & More!4 5 PM BACK TO RAIFORDPROGRAM & PRESENTATIONS5 6 PM DINNER SERVEDAll Food & Activities are FREEBring a Lawn Chair to Dear Editor: I would like to respond to the city commission. The police chief says he dont have enough money in his budget. We need to follow Hampton and Waldo and do away with our police department. Bradford county is very capable of policing our small town. We could save a lot of money to be used in other areas of the city that need it a lot more. We have the same reputation as Waldo and Hampton as a speed trap. Salaries alone would save us a lot of money. We need to put this on the next election ballot and let the citizens of Starke decide, not the city commission. Thanks Steven Rhoden Starke Police Department should be next to go Go along to get along is In the USA, weve fallen so deeply into this belief system that we now go along with ideas which are murderous, dangerous to our future, and downright evil. And not only do we just promote such abominations; in todays world, dissenters cant even object to these things without being vilified. For example, anyone who disagrees with the destruction of a developing human in a mothers womb will find much of the major media, high profile entertainment types, scads of politicians, and even some religious leaders screaming war on women (This in spite of the fact that half of the babies killed are females as are all of those mothers who later suffer physical and/or emotional turmoil in the aftermath of an abortion.) And then we have those who disagree with the powers-thatbe dominating Washington D.C. Anyone who would dare to push back against this administration is simply a racist, one of the foulest insults that can be hurled at another human being. (This one I know from personal experience.) It doesnt matter that this president has been the most abortion-supporting, opaque in spite of promises to the contrary--, constitution-ignoring, marriage-destroying, allyabandoning, terrorist-ignoring, wealth-distributing, liar to ever occupy the White House. The only reason anyone could oppose such a man is skin color! (Yeah, right!) Amazingly, even those who oppose Islam are open to condemnation. (Again, I can verify this from personal experience.) How could I personally be so arrogant as to argue against one of the worlds major religions? Isnt that unchristian of me? (Yes, I call myself a Christian.) Its quite simple. Ive actually read Muslim doctrine. Sharia law calls me an infidel; one who is subhuman and not even worthy of life. The goal of Islam is to extend its rule to the entire world, by any means necessary. I have no right or reason not to be a Muslim. Ever since Muhammad instituted Islam, its followers have been engaged in a war against anyone who opposes them. Believe it or not, I vehemently oppose such beliefs. Yet, somehow, I dont hate Muslims (as Ive been accused). I dont even know any Muslims. In fact, even though I abhor the idea of abortion, I dont even hate abortionists. The bottom line to all this name-calling, for these and all other liberal-supported absurdities, is very simple. Supporters of abortion, the Obama-regime, and Islam, as well as same-sex marriage proponents, global warming advocates, etc., etc. have no real choice. They cant defend their ideas with any kind of moral or reasoned and scientific facts, so all they have left is name-calling. Its pathetic, but I get that. I also deplore it. Perhaps wed all be better off, wed all get along better if we would go along with what has been revealed by our Creator. Lets go along with Jesus Christ, not mans perversities. Leonard C. Young Keystone Heights Bradford Sporting Clays will host a fundraising shoot for the Bradford Food Pantry on Saturday, Nov. 1. All hunters and amateur shotgun shooters, as well as professional shooters, are encouraged to participate. Bob Milner, the food pantrys fundraising director, said the recent shoot hosted by Bradford County Sheriff Gordon Smith was a huge success, resulting in a donation of more than $2,000 to the food pantry. We are extremely grateful to Sheriff Smith and his staff for all their work, as well as the station sponsors who contributed, Milner said. Food pantry volunteers were unaware of the sheriffs event when Bradford Sporting Clays owner Pat Welch agreed to host the Nov. 1 fundraiser, Milner said. Even though only seven weeks separate the events, Milner said many of the professional shooters have agreed to return. The cost to shoot the entire course is $75 plus ammunition. However, Welch has agreed to reduce the price by $5 for any shooter bringing canned goods for the food pantry. We can certainly use canned or packaged goods and appreciate them, Milner said, but we can actually use funds raised even more effectively because of the buying power of the pantry. Milner said with Thanksgiving and Christmas approaching, the food pantry wants to assist as many needy and underserved families in Bradford County as possible. The food pantry is accepting $100 sponsorships for the 28 shooting stations from any businesses or individuals who want to make a tax-deductible donation. We are very appreciative of Pat Welch and his staff for allowing us to use this marvelous facility and hope that many food pantry supporters will bring their children out for a fun day of shooting, Milner said. Registration includes a sausage sandwich breakfast, as well as lunch. For more information, please contact Milner at 904-964-6904.
The following individuals were arrested recently by local law enforcement officers in Bradford, Union and Clay (Keystone Heights area) counties : Bradford Marcus Patrick Arnold, 38, of Starke was arrested Oct. 12 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked, fraudgiving false identification to law enforcement and on three out-of-county warrants from Marion for burglary, grand theft, habitual driving while license suspended or revoked and for contempt of court. According to the arrest report, deputies were called about a suspicious person near Brooker in a truck tampering with road signs. When the deputy arrived, he spotted Arnold in a truck and pulled him over. Arnold gave the deputy a false name, using his cousins name and Social Security number as he didnt have a license on him. Eventually, his real identity, the suspension of his license and the warrants out of Marion County were discovered. No bond was allowed for the charges. Wesley Anderson Baxter, 18, of Keystone Heights was arrested Oct. 10 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Bond was set at $1,000. Austin Charles Cain, 22, of Jacksonville was arrested Oct. 11 by Lawtey police during a traffic stop for possession of marijuana and possession of drug equipment. Bond was set at $2,500. Jeffrey David Cowdrey, 58, of Bokeelia was arrested Oct. 12 by Starke police for driving under the influence. Bond was set at $1,000 for the charge. Kentrell DeMarquis, 25, of Jacksonville was arrested Oct. 10 by Starke police for probation violation. Stephen Lamont Early, 45, of Starke was arrested Oct. 11 by Bradford deputies for domestic battery. According to the arrest report, Early was at the victims home, whom he has two children with. He gave her $50, which she needed for the children. Early then requested sex from the victim, and when she refused, started demanding the money back. He started battering her and choking her in an attempt to get the money. A witness saw Early pulling off the victims pants in an attempt to get to the pockets before he left the residence. The victim was transported to Shands for treatment for her injuries after deputies arrived. The next day law enforcement spotted Early in Starke, and he was arrested and transported to jail. Bond was set at $10,000 for the charge. Christopher Lee Grace, 27, of Starke was arrested Oct. 10 by Starke police for probation violation. Christina Lynn Griffin, 30, of Gainesville was arrested Oct. 9 by Bradford deputies on a warrant for larcenygrand theft of a dwelling less than $300. According to the offense report, Griffins ex-boyfriend reported in July that someone broke into his home in Brooker and stole a TV and DVD player. He told deputies he suspected Griffin as they had recently broken up before the incident. Several weeks later, the Alachua County Sheriffs Office notified BCSO that the items had been pawned in Gainesville by Griffin. A sworn affidavit was then filed with the state attorneys office for the larceny charge against Griffin. Bond was set at $2,500 for the charge. Justin Allen Hall, 20, of Starke was arrested Oct. 8 by Starke police for larceny. According to the arrest report, Hall attempted to steal merchandise from Walmart several times over a four-day period. Two times Hall escaped from Walmart employees without any merchandise when they tried to detain him as he passed all points of sale with a cart. One time he escaped from the store and the employees with an unknown amount of merchandise. On his fourth attempt, three employees were able to detain him until the police arrived and arrested him. Once transported to the jail, Hall was additionally charged with two probation violations by Bradford deputies. No bond was allowed for the charges. Ruth Mae Hurst, 21, of Starke was arrested Oct. 8 by Starke police for charges related to Justin Halls arrest (previous report). She was charged with larceny after she approached officers with Hall in handcuffsoutside of Walmart and said she had been involved with his attempts to steal from the store. Hurst said she asked Hall to steal toys for her childs birthday and that she drove the truck to Walmart and waited for Hall while he went inside. Hurst was arrested and transported to the jail also. Jimmy Lewis Jones, 21, of Starke was arrested Oct. 7 by Starke police for battery and for obstructing justice. According to the arrest report, Jones went to Pine Forest Apartments to see his ex-girlfriend and their 6-month-old child. Once there, he started arguing with her and removing her clothing from a closet, saying he had paid for it. When the victim tried to stop him, Jones choked her and punched her in the face. He then took the clothing outside to place in a friends vehicle. While the victim was calling the law, Jones snatched the phone from her hand before she could complete the call. When the police arrived, the victim was standing on top of the vehicle with her clothing so it couldnt leave the apartments. Bond was set at $6,000 for the charges against Jones. Corey Scott Marnik, 27, of Tampa, was arrested Oct. 11 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $1,500 for the charge. Tammy Janette Peterson, 31, of Macclenny was arrested Oct. 9 by Starke police on an out-ofcounty warrant from Nassau. Bond was set at $502 for the charge. Crystal Brielle Pinckney, 20, of Starke was arrested Oct. 7 by Starke police on an out-ofcounty warrant. Bond was set at $2,000 for the charge. Nancy Noyes Reid, 57, of Starke was arrested Oct. 13 by Bradford deputies for two charges of possession of drugs and destroying evidence. According to the arrest report, Reid took possession of a Xanax pill during a controlled narcotics transaction by the Bradford County drug task force. When she spotted law enforcement, she swallowed the pill to conceal the evidence. Sherri Foreman Roberts, 51, of Starke was arrested Oct. 9 by Bradford deputies for driving under the influence and for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $3,500 for the charges. Monique R. Scott, 32, of Keystone Heights was arrested Oct. 10 by Bradford deputies on a warrant for withholding child support. Scott was already in the Clay County jail and was transported to the Bradford jail, with bond set at $16,760 for the charge. Sarah Louise Sizemore, 50, of Keystone Heights was arrested Oct. 10 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Bond was set at $50,000 for the charge. Christopher Alan Snow, 19, of Lawtey was arrested Oct. 8 by Lawtey police for aggravated assault with a weapon. According to the arrest report, some of Snows family members were outside their home arguing over driving a vehicle. According to the victim, who called the law, the argument got really heated when Snow came out of the house with a machete and started to swing it in the direction of the victim. The victim fled the residence and called the police. When law enforcement arrived, Snow admitted to swinging the machete in the direction of the victim. The officer noted also that he smelled an alcoholic beverage on Snow as he arrested him. Bond was set at $10,000 for the charge. Kevin Laroy Sullivan, 35, of Brooker was arrested Oct. 8 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked and for probation violation. No bond was allowed for the charges. Mark Alan Thornton, 49, of Keystone Heights was arrested Oct. 7 by Starke police for possession of opium or derivative and selling opium or derivative. According to the arrest report, Thornton sold three Oxycodone pills to a confidential source of the police department within 1,000 feet of a college back in September. He was spotted and stopped in his vehicle in Starke a month later and arrested. Willie Weaver, 23, of Starke was arrested Oct. 11 by Starke police for battery and for probation violation. According to the arrest report, Weaver started yelling at the victim, with whom he has two children, for being outside at his residence. He punched her in the face and then threw her on the ground before two friends of the victim arrived and stopped Weaver from doing anything else. The friends called EMS due to the victim having an anxiety attack, and she was transported to Shands, where she was interviewed by the police. The police then went back to Weavers residence and arrested him. Bond was set at $25,000 for the charges. Keystone/Melrose Kimberly Allen, 19, of Starke was arrested Oct. 12 by Clay deputies for possession of not more than 20 grams of cannabis and possession of drug paraphernalia. Gary Boyd, 34, of Keystone Heights was arrested Oct. 12 by Clay deputies for driving with a suspended or revoked license. Destiny Brown, 38, of Keystone Heights was arrested Oct. 10 by Clay deputies for grand theft. Donald Chase, 20, of Keystone Heights was arrested Oct. 8 by Clay deputies for lewd or lascivious battery on a person 12 years of age or older but less than 16 years of age. Robert Ebert, 53, of Keystone Heights was arrested Oct. 12 by Clay deputies for battery. Matthew Flournoy, 18, of Keystone Heights, was arrested Oct. 12 by Clay deputies for possession of not more than 20 grams of cannabis and resisting an officer. Zachary Holman, 18, of Keystone Heights was arrested Oct. 12 by Clay deputies for controlling an open house party where an alcoholic beverage or drug was consumed by a minor. Flint Hyatt, 58, of Keystone Heights was arrested Oct. 13 by Clay deputies for battery. Michael McMillan, 22, of Keystone Heights was arrested Oct. 7 by Clay deputies for assault and battery during a burglary. Monique Scott, 32, of Keystone Heights was arrested Oct. 8 by Clay deputies for an out-of-county warrant. Sarah Sizemore, 50, of Keystone Heights was arrested Oct. 9 by Clay deputies for failure to appear. Union Ronnie Ray Jones Jr., 36, of Gainesville was arrested Oct. 9 by Union deputies for felony aggravated assault. According to the arrest report, Jones is accused of hitting the victim with a broomstick and throwing a rock at her leg, causing a laceration. The two were arguing over a piece of furniture the victim and her mother were trying to purchase from Jones when the argument turned physical. Jones left the residence before deputies arrived, but returned later and started threatening the victim and her family again. When deputies came back and arrested him, Jones said he went back to the home because he had received a text from someone saying they would beat him up next time they met. Jones said he went back to look for that person. Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 5B STARKE411 W. MADISON STREET STARKE, FL 32091(904) 368-9966MondayFriday 8:30 am to 6:00 pm | Saturday 9:00 am to 6:00 pm | Sunday 12 to 5 Paid political advertisement paid for by the Bradford County Republican Executive Committee P.O. Box 213 Starke, FL 32091 independent of any candidate. Content not approved by any candidate. t Crime t Recent arrests in Bradford, Clay and Union
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with seniors in her church and community assisting them in acquiring and using absentee ballots to make their voices heard. She is also part of the community choir and sings all over the state in the Bradford Community Ensemble. Jackson is still involved in education as well. She serves as the chairperson of the Guy Andrews Santa Fe College Minority Scholarship Committee. The committee meets once a year to select which Bradford County African American students most deserve to receive scholarships. This school year, the committee is providing four new scholarships and continuing four others. Jackson is also a mentor to at-risk girls at Bradford Middle School through a program organized by the Church of God by Faith. Jackson has spent a lifetime being active in her community. In 2003, she was a Santa Fe College Woman of Distinction for Bradford County. In the early 1980s, she was part of a political action committee, which provided a forum for candidates to speak. The group also sponsored a beautification contest in the neighborhood as part of its activities. She also serves as a poll worker. Jackson is a past matron of Frances Chapter 140 of the Order of the Eastern Star and is currently district deputy grand matron of the Royal Grand Chapter of the Order of the Eastern Star of the State of Florida. Retirement for Jackson means doing what she wants, when she wants. In addition to her cruises, she travels to see her children. When at home she likes to read, mostly romances, but admits to an addiction to soaps, both daytime and primetime. Im hooked, Jackson said. During the day, its The Young and the Restless and The Bold and the Beautiful. At night, its Scandal and How to Get Away With Murder. Jackson is spending her retirement in the community she loves where she grew up and spent her life. She said she loves her life, her family, her church and her community. She said her life is full and it suits her just fine. 8B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 The common cold and the flu share similar symptoms and its often hard to tell which of the two you may be suffering from. Both are respiratory illnesses and are caused by viruses though different ones. One indication that you may have the flu and not a cold is that the flu tends to come on quickly with much intensity and is often accompanied by two to three weeks of fatigue and weakness. The best way to prevent the flu is by getting a flu vaccine each year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Flu season is October through May. The CDC recommends getting vaccinated in September or as early as the vaccine is available. However, if you miss that deadline it may still help to get vaccinated later in the flu season as most of the seasonal flu activity peaks in January or later. There are two types of flu vaccines: the flu shot and the nasal-spray flu vaccine. The flu shot is given with a needle and contains the inactivated virus. It is approved for use in people 6 months of age and older, including healthy people, people with chronic conditions and pregnant women. The nasal-spray contains a vaccine made with live, weakened flu viruses and is approved for use in healthy people 2-49 years of age who are not pregnant. If you or your family members are feeling a bit under the weather and want to know whether it is a cold or the flu, be sure to see your Provider soon. Your Provider may prescribe flu antiviral drugs if you are very sick or are considered high risk, but its very important that they be used earlywithin the first two days of symptoms. People considered at high risk for severe flu illness include pregnant women, young children, seniors, and those with certain chronic health conditions. 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He was born on Dec. 24, 1947 in Starke to the late Johnnie Arnold and Lucille Arnold. He lived most of his life in Lake Butler until he retired from the City Maintenance Department after 35 years and moved to Crescent Beach and spent most of his days fishing with his son. He was a member of Trinity Baptist Church. He is preceded in death by his son Stephen Henry Arnold and brother G.W. Buck Arnold. He is survived by: daughters, Sherri Hendricks of Lake Butler, and Shannon (Horace) Jenkins of Crescent Beach; mother, Lucille Arnold; five grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; and sisters, Katheryne (Elery) Griffis of Lake Butler, and Johnnie Bell (A.C. Box) of Lake Butler. Funeral services were held Oct. 12 at Archer Memorial Chapel with Brother Mike Norman officiating. The arrangements are under the care of Archer Funeral Home of Lake Butler. Ellen Broome KEYSTONE HEIGHTSEllen Helms Broome, 86, of Keystone Heights died Monday, Oct. 13, 2014 at E.T. York Hospice Care center in Gainesville. She was born on Oct. 16, 1927 in Quincy to the late Grady and Cummie (Rodgers) Helms. She was a homemaker and member of Keystone United Methodist Church. Preceding her in death was her husband of 57 years, Ronald Heath Broome. Survivors are: sons, Glenn Broome of Keystone Heights, Larry (Maryann) Broome of Keystone Heights, and Ken (Victoria) Broome of Tampa; brother, Wayne Helm of Chattahoochee; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, Oct. 18, at 3:00 pm in the Keystone United Methodist Church. Arrangements are by JonesGallagher Funeral Home of Starke. Leroy Druley KEYSTONE HEIGHTSLeroy Bobby Garland Druley, 71, of Keystone Heights, died Friday, Oct. 10, 2014 at Shands at the University of Florida. He was born in Jacksonville on March 22, 1943 to the late Roy Druley and Loverne Brooker Druley. He was raised in Jacksonville and Chicago. He enlisted in the United States Navy where he served for four years. Following his military service, he was a Merchant Seaman and a railroad conductor. He is survived by: brothers, Gerald Jerry Druley and John Druley both of Jacksonville; and special friends, Marc Mosher and Carol Lynne Thomas, both of Keystone Heights. Funeral services will be held Friday, Oct. 17 at 11:00 a.m. at Archie Tanner Funeral Services Chapel. A private interment will be held at Dunns Creek Cemetery in Jacksonville. The family will receive friends Friday, Oct. 17, an hour prior to the funeral at the funeral home. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services of Starke. Elwanda Glisson STARKEElwanda R. Glisson, 82, of Starke died on Sunday, Oct. 12, 2014 at Windsor Manor Nursing Home. She was born in Arbyrd, Missouri on Aug. 1, 1932 to the late Curtis Roe and Bessie Benton Roe. Elwanda has been a resident of Starke since 1950 after moving from Missouri. She retired after over 30 years of employment from Starke Uniforms as a seamstress. She was preceded in death by her parents and her husband of over 40 years, Isadore Glisson. She is survived by: children, James (Hwa Cha) Glisson of Starke; and Dora (Dale) Christmas of Winter Haven; brother, Dempsey Roe of Phoenix, Arizona; sister, Bernice Baugh of Arbyrd, Missouri; three grandchildren; and four greatgrandchildren. A celebration of life was held on Oct. 15 at Archie Tanner Funeral Services Chapel with Mr. Anthony Strickland officiating. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services of Starke. David Good KEYSTONE HEIGHTSDavid John Good, 75, of Keystone Heights died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 at the Roberts Care Center in Palatka. He was born in Plainfield, New Jersey on Nov. 28, 1938 to the late Amiel and Lillias (Mair) Good, and served in the United States Army. He had been a long time resident of Keystone Heights and prior to his retirement he worked in the maintenance department for the Park of the Palms for 20 years. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Keystone Heights. He is survived by: his wife of 20 years, Margaret (Loyed); son, Glenn David Good of Wappingers Falls, New York; sister, Mary Lois Vollmer of North Plainfield, New Jersey; and step-son, Blaine Masters of St. Pete. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 16 in the First Baptist Church with the viewing at 10:00 a.m. Pastor Daniel Findley and Pastor Jim Prose will be officiating and the interment will follow at Keystone Heights Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to the First Baptist Church Building Fund 550 E. Walker Dr., Keystone Heights, FL 32656 or the Haven Hospice of the Lakes, 6400 St. Johns Ave., Palatka, FL 32177. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Keystone Heights. H.W. Goolsby KEYSTONE HEIGHTSH.W. Marty Goolsby, 83, of Keystone Heights died at his home, Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 following an extended illness. He was born in Ohio on Nov. 2, 1930 to the late Wesley and Ella Goolsby and had served in the United States Marine Corp. He was a retired salesman, police officer, and had also worked for General Tire in Virginia before moving to Keystone Heights. He was of the Baptist Faith. He was preceded in death by his grandson, Blake Wesley in 2005. He is survived by: daughter, Mary Herndon of Keystone Heights; brother, Charles Goolsby of Ohio; two granddaughters; and one greatgranddaughter. The family will be having a memorial service in Virginia at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Keystone Heights. Sandra Torres SPRINGHILL Sandra Marie Canon Torres, 53, of Springhill died Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 with her family by her side. She was born in Sharon, Pa. on July 15, 1961. She moved to Springhill in 2013 from Land O Lakes. She is predeceased by her parents, Lloyd and Phyllis Canon; sisters, Shirley Eichelberger and Susan Canon. She is survived by: brothers, Lloyd and Honi Canon of Austin, Texas, Bill Hunt of South Carolina, Scott and Pat Hunt of Zephyrhills; and three grandchildren. Graveside services were held on Oct. 14, at Crosby Lake Cemetery, Starke, with Pastor Billy Hull officiating. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services of Starke. Jones Wofford KEYSTONE HEIGHTSJones Joe Franklin Wofford, 76, of Keystone Heights died at his home, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. He was born in Summerville, Georgia Aug. 14, 1938 to the late Thomas Waldon and Margaret Maggie (Jones) Wofford and had served in the United States Army. He was a truck driver and waste disposal supervisor with the City of Gainesville; a former mechanic and school bus driver after he retired from the University of Florida. He is survived by: son, Thomas Tony Wofford of Keystone Heights; and one granddaughter. Funeral services will be at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Oct. 17 in the Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home Chapel with interment following at the Keystone Heights Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Keystone Heights. Thank you for your expression of sympathy. We, the family of Willie Rocille Warren would like to thank you for all you kind expressions of love, the visits, phone calls, food, flowers, monetary donations and most of allyour prayers during our time of sorrow. We sincerely pray that God continues to richly bless each of you. Francis, Cedric, William, Tammy and Ivory Warren. Card of Thanks Continued from 2B Visit StarkeJournal. com
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A loss by Union would mean the Tigers would have to win out in the district and hope Dixie loses to Chiefland and Newberry, and Chiefland beats Williston. That would force a three-way tie for second, and a shoot-out would be played to determine which team would be the runnerup behind Newberry. The Tigers are trying to stop a two-game skid. Indians, Tigers return to action with big district games
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BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Union County High Schools volleyball team capped its regular-season district record at 5-3 with a 3-1 (25-9, 25-27, 25-20, 25-15) win over visiting Williston on Oct. 7. Kayla Andrews and Tristyn Southerland had 13 and 11 kills, respectively, for the Tigers (9-12 overall prior to Oct. 14). Andrews also had 33 digs and four service aces, while Southerland had 24 digs and five aces. Lilly Combs and Devin Lewis had 14 and 11 digs, respectively, with Combs adding 21 assists. Madelyn Kish had eight kills, six digs, three aces and two blocks, while Madison Adams had 13 assists and eight digs. Latia Jackson had eight aces. In a 3-1 (19-25, 26-24, 25-22, 25-14) district loss to visiting Newberry on Oct. 2, Combs had 18 digs, 15 service points, 13 assists and four aces, while Kaylan Tucker had 14 kills and eight digs. Andrews had 28 digs, seven kills, seven points and six aces, while Kish and Southerland each had five kills. Kish added eight points and two blocks, while Southerland also had 17 digs and six points. Adams had seven digs and seven assists. On Oct. 6, the Tigers hosted Bell, losing 3-0 (25-12, 25-15, 25-19). Kish had nine digs and seven kills, while Combs had 12 digs and six assists. Southerland and Lewis had 10 and nine digs, respectively, with Taylor Beatty and Adams adding eight and seven digs, respectively. Adams BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer It was a dominating performance by the Keystone Heights High School crosscountry teams at a meet at Bradford High School on Oct. 7, with the boys team placing seven runners in the top 10 and the girls team placing four in the top 10. Spencer Echevarria won the boys race with a time of 18:15. Places third through eighth all belonged to Keystone runners: Luke Dennis 19:44, Matt Echevarria 20:01, Steven Rodriguez 20:02, Jason Dillard 20:44, Zack Davis 21:17 and William Crouch 21:20. Conner Getz, Joseph Danella and Kai Sucsy finished 14 th 15 th and 16 th in the 25-runner field with times of 22:32, 22:35 and 22:54. Logan Williams and Adrian Valentine also competed, finishing with times of 24:17 and 27:50, respectively. Keystones Naomi Proctor was runner-up in the girls race with a time of 23:19. Moriah Combass and Riley Dingman were third and fifth, respectively, in the 31-runner field with times of 23:25 and 23:59, while Jennie Getz was eighth with a time of 25:10. Caroline Dixon also competed, Thursday, Oct. 16, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 11B PRICES AVAILABLEOCT 15 OCT 21 CHICKEN BREAST$499 lb $22 9 lb $899 $219$1296 9$249$129 SMOKED SLICED SMOKED or POLISH SEEDLESS FLORIDAAVOCADOS ROSE or GOLD 5 LB PKG Amazing quality. Fantastic prices.Satisfaction Guaranteed $349lb STICKS or PORTIONS 19-24 OZ$599 $24 9 lb RIBS$29 9 lb 2 $6 or FILLETS$499 10 LB Open 7 Days a Week 8am to 8pm1371 South Walnut St. (Hwy 301) Starke (904) 368-9188 or 32 OZLBlb LB LB $599/LBFri, Sat, Sun Keystone dominates top 10 at BHS meet finishing with a time of 32:29. BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Michael Palmer was the runner-up in the boys race and was one of three runnersboys and girlsto place in the top 10 for Bradford High School at its Oct. 7 home meet. Palmer had a time of 19:18 and was joined in the top 10 by teammate R.J. Martin, who was ninth in the 25-runner field with a time of 21:22. Lane Gillenwaters placed 11 th with a time of 21:52, while Brandon King was 17 th with a time of 22:56. Bradfords Sarah Frederick ran a fourth-place time of 23:38 in the girls race. Bethany Bryan and Simran Patel placed 11 th and 12 th respectively, in the 31-runner field with times of 27:25 and 27:35. 3 BHS runners place in top 10 at home meet UCHS defeats Williston for 5th district win in volleyball
also had six assists. Union played Baker County this past Tuesday and will next play on Tuesday, Oct. 21, in the semifinals of the District 7-1A tournament, which the Tigers are hosting. The tournament begins Monday, Oct. 20, with fourth seed Chiefland fifth seed Williston playing at 6 p.m. On Oct. 21, the Chiefland-Williston winner will play top seed Newberry at 5 p.m., while second seed Union will play third seed Dixie County at 6:30 p.m. The Oct. 21 winners will play for the championship on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Bradford High School did not get a win in Keystone Heights High Schools annual Dig Pink breast-cancer awareness volleyball tournament, but Nyasia Davis was named to the all-tournament team. The Tornadoes (7-16 prior to Oct. 14) opened play on Oct. 10 with a 2-0 (25-13, 25-22) loss to Clay. Davis had eight kills, while Kia Lane had seven assists and two service aces. Later that day, Bradford lost 2-1 (24-26, 26-24, 15-10) to University Christian. Davis and Lainie Rodgers had 12 and seven kills, respectively, with Davis adding two blocks and Rodgers adding 10 digs. Lane had six assists, while Hannah Jones had nine digs and three aces. Bradford opened play on Oct. 11 with a 2-0 (25-14, 25-19) loss to Ridgeview. Rodgers and Davis had five and four kills, respectively. Lane had five assists. In a 2-0 (29-27, 25-17) loss to Orange Park, Davis had eight kills, while Jaci Atkinson and Rodgers had five and four, respectively. Atkinson also had two blocks, while Lane had seven assists. Rodgers had five digs. The Tornadoes final match was a 2-1 (21-25, 2514, 159) loss to Keystone. Davis had seven kills and three blocks. Lane had four digs, while Karen Clark had four assists. Prior to the tournament, Bradford picked up its third District 5-4A win, defeating Interlachen 3-1 (20-25, 2519, 25-14, 25-20) on Oct. 7 in Starke. Davis and Rodgers had 13 and 10 kills, respectively, with Davis adding two blocks and Rodgers adding three aces. Lane and Clark had 11 and seven assists, respectively, while Jones had five digs. On Oct. 9, the Tornadoes traveled to play Chiefland, losing 3-0 (25-19, 25-20, 25-12). Davis had 11 kills and four blocks, while Rodgers had seven kills and five aces. The Tornadoes played Chiefland again this past Tuesday and will conclude the regular season with a home match against Newberry on Thursday, Oct. 16, at 6 p.m. Bradford will begin play in the District 5-4A tournament at P.K. Yonge on Monday, Oct. 20. The Tornadoes are the fourth seed and will play fifth seed Interlachen at 6:30 p.m. If they win, the Tornadoes will play top seed P.K. 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Abi Loose had six kills, while Hanna Crane and Anna Wilkes had six and five assists, respectively. The Indians (7-9 prior to Oct. 13) hosted their annual Dig Pink breast cancer-awareness tournament on Oct. 10-11, but the Telegraph-Times-Monitor Keystone falls 3-0 to Oak Hall in volleyball Continued from 11B was unable to obtain statistics. Keystone, which played Columbia this past Monday and district opponent Interlachen on Tuesday, will begin play in the District 5-4A tournament at P.K. Yonge on Monday, Oct. 20. The third seed Indians play sixth seed Fort White at 5:30 p.m. If Keystone wins, it will play second seed Santa Fe on Tuesday, Oct. 21, at 5:30 p.m. The winner will play for the championship on Thursday, Oct. 23, at 7 p.m. The tournament also features top seed P.K. Yonge, fourth seed Bradford and fifth seed Interlachen.