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Weekly deadline is Monday at 5 p.m. Phone 904-964-6305 Fax 904-964-8628 75 Cents T elegraph Bradford County 138th Year, 40th Issue Thursday, May 10, 2018 The Sweetest Strawberries this side of H eaven USPS 062-700 Starke, Florida Yoho visits Starke. Defends guns and tax cuts. Page 3A. Caught on video swiping a comuter. Regional news Starke veteran makes whirlwind trip to Washington. Regional news. Museum director wants to bring shuttle fuel tank here. Regional news. Home schoolers arrested for child neglect. Regional news. Taught Sunday School for 60 years. Page 7A. Lawtey gets clean audit opinion, recognizes training. Page 2A.


2A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, May 10, 2018 USPS 062-700 Published each Thursday and entered as Periodical Postage Paid at Starke, Florida under Act of March 3, 1879.POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: Bradford County Telegraph131 West Call Street Starke, Florida 32091Phone: 964-6305 P.O. Drawer A Starke, FL 32091 Daniel Hildebran, General Manager Editor: Mark J. Crawford Sports Editor: Cliff Smelley Advertising: John R. Tillman Typesetting: Eileen Gilmore Advertising & Newspaper Prod: Beth Tillman Bookkeeping & Classified Adverts: Heather Wheeler Bookkeeping Asst: Linda Lacombe Front office Asst: Jenny Starnes Publisher: John M. 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Unless the amounts set opposite each name below are paid prior to the 1st day of May, 2019, warrants will be issued thereon and the Tax Collector will apply to the Circuit Court for an order directing levy and seizures of the tangible personal property of the taxpayers for unpaid taxes, penalties and additional cost. The name of delinquent personal property taxpayers and the amounts including the cost of advertising for Teresa G. Phillips, Tax Collector, Bradford County, Florida Community News Food Pantry has more food more often The Bradford Ecumenical Food Pantry is now receiving deliveries of fresh produce and dairy three times, meaning clients can pick up these items more often. Full orders are still available to clients once every two months, but every two weeks clients are welcome to pick up fresh fruit and vegetables, dairy products, and bread and pastries ever two weeks. Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is May 12 The 26th annual Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is scheduled for Saturday, May 12. To participate, leave a bag of non-perishable food items near your mailbox. Your letter carrier will pick it up. Feeding Northeast Florida staff and volunteers will help distribute donations to families in need. Note veterans schedule The Bradford County Veterans reopen May 15. Normal hours are Wednesday from 2 p.m., Thursday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., and Friday from 8 a.m. to noon. Tuesday hours vary. Call Barbara Fischer at 904-966-6385 for an appointment. Republicans meet May 10 The monthly meeting of the Bradford County Republicans will be held on Thursday, May 10, in the Capital City Bank community room beginning at 7 p.m. The bank is located at 350 N. Temple Ave. (U.S. Hwy 301) in Starke. All Republicans are invited to attend. For more information please contact Chairman Richard Solze at 904-964-5803. Kindergarten registration Starke Elementary will have a Kindergarten Orientation on Thursday, May 10, from 6 to 7 p.m. beginning in the school cafeteria. Parents will meet for a short presentation while children spend time in a kindergarten classroom. Come see the school, meet the teachers and administrators, and register your child. Please bring an original Social Security card, up-to-date record of immunizations, current physical record, and emergency address with two proofs of address. Build a birdfeeder, help an animal sanctuary Learn to build a birdfeeder at Bradford Pet Care Hospital and Friends Primate Sanctuary. Lake Area Animal Advocates is sponsoring the event on May 10 at 7:30 p.m. and you can join the fun with a donation of $25. Bring an hors doeuvre or a beverage to share, and Lake Area Animal Advocates will supply the rest. The hospital is located at 701 E. Call St. in Starke. BY MARK J. CRAWFORD Telegraph Editor As is usually the case when phosphate mining is the topic, conversation about the next step in HPS II Enterprises application process on Monday was complicated by mistrust. Unannounced changes in the countys public comment policy didnt help matters. The county commission hired Onsite Environmental Consulting to evaluate the HPS IIs mining permit for more than $53,000. The study also included a land use planning component that could result in recommendations to the countys comprehensive plan to meet future planning needs. While HPS II, which paid a mere $500 for its permit application, has agreed to fund the analysis, County Attorney Will Sexton said the company didnt feel it needed to pay for the portion land use planning component. Questions were also raised by HPS II about potential bias against the project expressed in a proposal from the subconsultant that will perform the hydrology evaluation. Pointing out that comments in hydrologist Peter Schreuders proposal were defended as factual and based on experience, County Commissioner Danny Riddick said thats exactly what he is looking for. He supported moving forward with the original scope of work, but he didnt have the votes. Commissioner Chris Dougherty made a motion to proceed, removing the land use recommendations as a part of the scope of work. The board voted unanimously in favor. HPS II representatives had discussed concerns, the company had never issued an ultimatum on either the scope of the study or its participants in exchange for its funding. While several people showed up to talk about the mining study, some also addressed the commissions new insistence that all comments be made during the comment period. In the past, commenters were welcome to indicate if they wanted to speak when a particular agenda item was up for discussion. Now, it seems, commissioners are reserving that time for discussion between themselves and their staff. When commenters Monday asked to address the mining study when the item came up for a vote, they were told to speak during the public comment period or not at all. The countys control of public comments has evolved since a number of people anywhere from two to 20 or more at a time began speaking out about phosphate mining. There have been other controversial topics as well. The three-minute time limit is more strictly enforced with the help of a countdown clock, lights and an alarm. Commissioners are also more careful about getting into discussions with commenters so it is not perceived as a question and answer period. Kate Ellison was among those who questioned the changes to public comments. I feel like this is the only time I have a chance to attempt anything that is remotely like a conversation or a give and take between the public and the board and staff. If theres been a policy change, I think we all need to know about that because this isnt how it was treated in the past, she said. Some, including Ellison, already suspected that HPS IIs role in funding the study was allowing it to call the shots about what the study would cover and which subconsultants would be allowed to participate. Carol Mosley went back to the beginning to quote comments county commissioners during a emergency meeting in 2015 comments that sound to her like HPS has been pulling the commissions strings all along. Hazen said the company would work with commissioners to help them arrive at the correct decision. The attempt to root out bias before the study is even undertaken make it seem like the county and the mining company are working together to arrive at a promining conclusion, according to Mosley. Will you just keep searching until Mr. Hazen donation will get him the kind of geologist that will net him the kind of decision he wants you to arrive at? she asked. She once again demanded the workshop mining opponents were promised but never received, a workshop where they could get answers to the questions theyve been asking. Paul Still, who is running for the local seat in the Florida House, announced that what he has seen over the past two years has caused him to change his position. Initially he spoke in favor of the mining proposal because it seemed to offer an improvement over existing phosphate mining practices. His support was based on his belief that the county and the mining company would work in concert to protect Bradfords natural resources. Instead the county has squandered the two years since the application was received failing to develop the expertise necessary to protect those resources, and the mining company was now expert from the study, he said. Still said he had no alternative but to change his position and oppose the proposal to mine phosphate here. Several commissioners addressed assumptions being made about their position on phosphate mining. Riddick, who is in a political race with a vocal anti-mining candidate, said mining opponents are convinced that he is supporting the mine. Thats cool, he said, because HPS II is convinced that he is aligned with the opponents because he tried to get the board to impose a moratorium. I feel like Im in a good spot because neither side has any idea where Im coming from, and thats exactly where I want to remain, he said. We have to remain as an unbiased board to truly be fair to both sides. Riddick also defended the mining company funding the study. That money should have been a part of the companys application fee, he said, but the check is still coming to the county, which will pay for the study consultant. The consultant will work for the county, not the mining company. Commissioner Frank Durrance said he came under HPS II pay for the study, but it was never his intention that the company would be allowed input into the study. Dougherty said he doesnt make a decision without doing his homework, but in his 18 months on the board he has only heard from one side. To anyone who thinks hes tipped his hand, he said hes waiting to hear from all sides. He apologized to anyone who feels bullied when he enforces the public comment policy, but being on the receiving end, he sometimes feels bullied, too. See SCOUTS, 3A Start a business from your kitchen Do you like to bake bread, make pastries, pasta, candy, jams, jellies and preserves? Do you want to earn extra income from creating and selling these products? In 2011, The Florida Cottage Food Law was enacted to allow individuals to manufacture, sell and store certain types of cottage food products in an unlicensed home kitchen. This law has helped many individuals start their own businesses with little startup costs because they can create and sell products that are not considered potentially hazardous like breads, sweets, jams, dried fruits and herbs, seasonings and pasta, just to name a few without a state license, permit or inspection if their annual gross sales do not exceed $50,000. The Homemade Entrepreneur course will help participants understand the Cottage Food Law as well as increase their knowledge about food safety and quality, product development, regulatory requirements, and how to make jams, jellies and pasta. They will also develop marketing ideas and a business plan. Lunch is provided. This three-session course meets on May 17, 24 and 31 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Bradford County Extension Starke. There is a registration fee of $100, and class size is limited to 25. To register go to http://bit. ly/2G5KaB3. For further information contact UF/IFAS Bradford County Extension Agent Samara Deary edu. Help build new veterans memorial American Legion Post 56 is raising funds by selling bricks that will become part of a new memorial at Charlie Schaefer Veterans Park in Starke. Anyone can purchase bricks in honor of any veteran who has or is still serving. See VETS, 5A


BY DAN HILDEBRAN Managing Editor Rep. Ted Yoho of the recently-passed tax cut, defended gun ownership and warned about Chinas growing threat to the U.S. during his BradfordUnion town hall meeting, held Saturday at the Charley E. Center in Starke. Yoho started the meeting by touting the accomplishments of the 115 th Congress and the Trump administration, including the appointment and Neil Gorsuch and the enactment of the Tax 2017. Yoho said he was progress on immigration legislation and congresss failure to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Yoho also reiterated his pledge to limiting himself to eight years in congress, declaring that if reelected this year, the 116 th congress will be his last. China Yoho also spoke in grave terms about the emergence of China, both as an economic rival to the U.S. and potential military adversary. China is very aggressive, he said. We have a with them. They steal over $600-billion a year in intellectual property, whether its pirated movies or pirated ball bearings. They reverse engineer stuff and manufacture it with our companies labels on them and thats a fact. Yoho also said U.S. leaders cannot trust Chinas Yoho described as the countrys dictator for life. They told President Obama in 2015 that they would not militarize the islands that they dredged up in the South China Sea, Yoho said of Chinas leadership. The Philippines took them to court at the World Court in The Hague and (the court) said: You have no claim to this area, but yet China went ahead and dredged up 4,500 acres of coral reefs and made islands out of them that are militarized now with airstrips, missile defense systems and varied military radars. Their goal is to march around the world, and theyre putting sea ports in Sri Lanka and theyre doing one in Haiti. He also said China is building its Navy to rival the United States and that the Chinese have developed hypersonic weapons, that can take out our without notice and we have absolutely no defense. Guns Audience members asked the U.S. Representative about gun control in the wake of the Parkland, Florida school shooting. Yoho said he is a defender of the second amendment, although he favors the banning of bump stocks and other devices that would convert semiautomatic weapons to fully automatic. He said he opposes outlawing assault weapons including AR-15s and said government and law enforcement resources should instead focus on mental health counseling and the juvenile justice system. Weve got to focus on violence, and weve got to focus on mental health, he said. Weve got to go after the cause of why people would want to pick up an instrument and hurt anybody, whether its a gun, a knife, a car, or anything. Thats a societal problem that we need to address as Americans, and those are not Republican or Democratic issues. But some people want to focus on one issue, whether its a gun or something else. We need to focus on the underlying cause. Yoho also said that school superintendents, state have told him that Floridas juvenile justice system is broken. He also said the manner in which disruptive students are handled at school is counterproductive. They have kids that are in school that have disciplinary problems, he said. They get pulled out of class, and they go into the ESE classrooms where theres kids with learning disabilities. (Then) the teachers spend 80 percent of their time dealing with the disruptive kid. Tax cut When asked why he voted for the Republican tax cut bill last year when it was rushed through congress and is to add responded that he disagreed with the premise of the question. It wasnt rushed through, Yoho said of the legislation. That things been talked about for two years. Theyve been working on this in committee, and so it wasnt rushed through. The CBO (Congressional said that it was going to add added. The CBO is wrong more times than theyre right. They said there was going to be 25 million people thrown off the Affordable Care Act if we repealed it. Thats not true. Yoho then challenged the audience members. And if anybody in here if youve got a negative response that you can document to me that the tax bill was bad for you let me know. Ive had people stop me on the street thanking me for it, he said of the tax cuts. One person came up theyre getting $120 extra every paycheck, thats every two weeks. Another guy was $500 a month extra, thats $6,000 a year. Look at the economy, he added. Look at the building going on that started probably six months after the last administration came in. Were spending money. Look at the investment that companies are doingand its over and over and over again that this is happening. Thursday, May 10, 2018 Bradford County Telegraph 3A BY DAN HILDEBRAN Managing Editor The City of Lawteys auditor said the citys two-year-old municipality. Auditor Kara Wainwright of Reddish and White told council members during their May 7 reports are larger than in the past because the city received several federal grants which increased its reporting requirements. She added that the auditors Its a clean opinion, Wainwright said. Its been like that as long as Ive read your reports, so no issues there. She said that general fund revenues were $111,000 less than budgeted because the State of Florida sent a parks and recreation grant to the city in expected to receive the money. However, general fund expenditures, which the council budgeted at $627,000, were actually $500,000. Wainwright credited a big part of the savings to the police department. They were $35,000 under budget, she said. Wainwright added that staying within the budget clears a prior She also noted that the citys water fund saw a 28 percent increase in revenues for the Thats mainly because this past yearyou had a full year of your water rate increase, she said. So, you saw the big jump there. Wainwright said the water funds increase in expenditures: from $256,000 in 2015-2016, to $308,000 last year was mainly due to depreciation. All of these other expenses: she said, your personal services, your utilities, your materials, supplies, general operating expenses, those are pretty consistent with prior years. Wainwright added that the revenue increase created a surplus in the water fund of $55,000. She noted that combined with the previous years surplus of $28,000, the 2016-2017 year marks the second year out of the previous 10 that the fund did not lose money. Wainwright also said that since the city hired Marri Lee Hornick as its staff accountant, the municipality cleared another hired Hornick in August 2016. She has also been keeping the books for the City of Hampton since October 2014. the 2015-2016 audit remained problems last year: -1the city did not always remit federal payroll taxes in a timely manner, always perform timely bank reconciliations, -3the city did not maintain a reserve account balance as required by a USDA did not always transfer money to a revenue bond sinking fund in a timely manner, as required by the USDA loan agreement. Ive discussed (the remaining (City Clerk Lisa Harley) and Wainwright said. (Harley) has a plan as far as taking care of easily. You just have to take the time to do it. In other news from the May 7 Lawtey City Council meeting: Fire Department continues training Chief Alex Hatch said that on April 18 Lawtey Fire Department members trained jointly with Clay County Fire Rescue at Camp Blanding for responding to gas tanker emergencies. He added that the following day, the helicopter crash. We are very close by, Hatch said of the military installation. Well probably be on the initial alarm, if they do have another aircraft go down out there. Hatch also said he, Assistant Chief Dylan Rodgers, Brian completed emergency medical training courses last month. During the council meeting, Hatch presented Mulkey with his Emergency Medical Responder Emergency Medical series of emergency medical emergency medical technician and then paramedic. Hatch also said that since April 1, the department has responded to 36 calls for service: one and six other calls. He added that the department continues to receive applications for membership and that he and County Fire Chief Chip Ware have recently interviewed four applicants. We do a dual interview with me and him, Hatch explained, because the county provides our radios and our pagers and stuff like that. So, if the countys going to be issuing equipment and providing insurance on our members, once we get past the number 10, they want to know that theyre not wasting their money on people that arent going to show up. Hatch also said his department has mailed fundraising letters to Lawtey residents and other supporters. He added that the department is applying for a grant from the Clay Electric Foundation. Melrose just received one for, I believe it was $15,000 and another one through the as well, he said. Police chief: legislator offering support Police Chief Shane Bennett told the council that Rep. Bobby the city request funding from the legislature. We have a representative who actually reached out to us and said, Hey guys, what can we help you with? Bennett said. Bennett added that asking for help and receiving it are two different things. However, many funding requests go through, like the Bradford County Fair Associations request this year for funds to replace its aging buildings. For example, Union County just isnt asking for anything, Bennett said, and they cannot give you anything if you dont ask for it. The worst they can say is no. Bennett asked council members to think about the citys needs. He added that he plans on setting up a meeting with Tammy Still: Paynes BradfordUnion district representative. He said requests should be made in the fall, in time for the 2019 legislative session. Bennett also told the council that repair costs for the departments aging vehicles are increasing. Right now, I think based on the numbers we looked at were running about $7,000 this year in vehicle maintenance, Bennett said. Thats about a third of what it would cost to get a brandnew car under warranty. Bennett said he would be asking the council for new vehicles during the next budget process. He also told the council that April was a good month for law enforcement. Minor activity, at best: he said of April, a couple of warrant arrests, a couple of Baker Actsand a couple of car crashes: no injuries or property damage. Lawtey City Council Jonathan Mulkey with an Emergency Medical Congressman defends guns, tax cut Rep. Ted Yoho at his BradfordUnion town hall meeting, Saturday May 5 in Starke. Scouts watch Greatest Showman On Thursday, May 10, at Trinity Episcopal Church in Melrose, Boy Scout Troop 109 and Cub Scout Pack 109 will be hosting a free family movie night in the parish hall. The church will be providing free popcorn and drinks. Soda and hotdogs will be available for purchase at a nominal fee as a fundraiser for the Boy Scout troop to attend Camp Shands this The movie featured will be The Greatest Showman, which is inspired by the story of P.T. Barnums creation of the Barnum & Bailey Circus and the stories of the lives surrounding its star attractions. Doors open at 6 p.m. with the movie starting at 6:30 p.m. Troop 109s Assistant also asks that anyone who is interested in Cub Scouting or Boy Scouting to come out to enjoy the movie and meet the leadership and youth. There will be representation from both the Scout troop and Cub Scout pack to answer any questions, and it will be a fantastic opportunity for any interested youth to meet fellow scouts. The church is located next door to the Melrose Volunteer Fire Station on State Road 26. For more information, please contact Lowe at 352-317-8007. Spring Plant Sale May 12 The annual Spring Plant Sale at the Bradford County Extension perennials, native plants and more selling for $5 to $20. (Cash only please.) There will be 10 other gifts including botanical soaps from Cherries Cupboard and homemade bluebird houses. There will also be free workshops on EarthBoxes, blueberries, and bird and bat houses, and refreshments. The sale will take place Saturday, May 12, from 9 a.m. to N. Temple Ave. in Starke. The sale is sponsored by Bradford County Master Gardeners. SCOUTS Continued from 2A


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The old adage April showers across the Suwannee River Water Management District with of blooms opened just in time which kicked off May 7. District lands are prime We actively manage our lands through prescribed burning, protection and restoring natural communities all of which are vital to the health of our included, said Hugh Thomas, executive director for the district. role in bee pollination which is necessary for the growth of most trees and plants, including our food supply. They also provide a food supply for wildlife such as deer, rabbits, bees and even the endangered gopher tortoise. spaces is important as land use pressures continue to increase across Florida. To support the effort, the district manages over 160,000 acres of public lands which are spectacles for as well as other recreational play such an integral role in the overall ecosystem that many agencies are working to preserve areas where they grow naturally through public land ownership management programs. We all play a role in protecting our habitats to ensure the longevity of our resources, And who doesnt like a bunch They put a smile on almost any face and save the need to spend Saturdays on a lawn mower. Week by show sharing Facebook, Youtube, Instagram or Twitter using the hashtag To learn more about Florida to our habitats, visit the Florida For more information about the district, visit www. The following is an announcement of intention to Lifelong Republican and business executive Tom Germano Bradford County Commissioner District 4 in November 2017. His district includes Hampton, Lake Hampton, Lake Santa Fe, Keystone Heights, Melrose, Theressa area south of Starke and the Keystone Airport area. Tom spent his childhood on Little Lake Santa Fe in his familys one-bedroom cabin. In 2004, Tom and wife, Nancy, purchased the house next door to his dads old place. My fondest memories of growing up are on the lake; thrashing through the swamp, I knew I always wanted to be on Little Santa Fe and feel blessed to live here. I am not a politician, and this make friends or to get people to like me. What I am, is what you a concerned citizen in Bradford government was at the grassroots level to halt the controversial RVcondo development on wetlands. His concerns, regarding the water resource challenges related to this project and the potential damage to the swamp, (the headwaters to the Santa Fe River) were echoed by many others around the county. In addition, Tom is the only candidate who has come out publicly against the proposed phosphate mine in Bradford and Union counties. As a businessman, I want to foster the right kind of growth in our beautiful county. We need job creators, not land destroyers! Tom believes that starts with infrastructure: highspeed internet and better roads. Over the last few months, he has met with neighboring county to similar challenges. The solutions are out there, we just have to make it a priority and take action. He believes business opportunities will follow. As a father and grandfather, Tom is passionate about school safety and education. He is impressed with the sheriffs administrations commitment to protecting our schools. In addition, Tom highlighted that the Bradford School System is doing some great things with STEAM education especially music. We have a great musical tradition in this part of Florida and we need to support our future Tom Pettys and Bo Diddleys Tom maintains that part of being a good commissioner is reviewing the books for government waste and redirecting funds wherever possible toward education and the safety/ well-being of our county, and most importantly, keeping taxes low for our hard-working citizens. He promises an opendoor policy and is committed to regularly scheduled town hall type meetings. I will represent the people of District 4 and all of Bradford county, not my own agenda. For additional information, please go to www.tomgermano. com or follow Tom on Facebook at Tom Germano for County Commissioner. Thursday, May 10, 2018 Bradford County Telegraph 5A Tom Germano Germano running in District 4 May is Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month The Florida Department of Transportation is observing May as Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month. More than a million drivers in Florida have a motorcycle endorsement on their driver licenses, and many visitors ride motorcycles in the Sunshine State due to Floridas great weather and roads. Safety is FDOTs top priority and throughout the month the department is working to raise awareness and educate all road users on the importance of motorcycle safety. FDOT Secretary Mike Dew said, Its everyones responsibility to use care and drive responsibly by looking out for all motorists, especially those on motorcycles. By working together, and following important safety practices, users of our roadways can become better aware of motorcyclists while traveling throughout the state. During Motorcycle Safety Awareness Month, FDOT is asking motorcyclists and motorists to share the road by using these simple tips. Say no to drinking and riding. Make yourself more visible to motorists: Wear bright colors. Always wear adequate riding gear including DOTcompliant helmet. Ride in Control (within legal and personal limits). Train regularly and get endorsed. Inspect your motorcycle before each ride to ensure your safety by having it in good working order. To see examples of the brick sizes and design options, as well as to donate, visit AmericanLegionPost56, or you can contact Felix RamosVargas at 904-769-1221 or Assistance for small businesses Michael Chung from Americas Small Business Development Center will be at the North Florida Regional Starke on the second Wednesday of the month ready to assist any small business with planning, plans and much more. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please call the Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 904964-5278. VETS Continued from 2A Springtime spurs activity for Florida black bears As spring temperatures warm, bears are becoming more active, which increases opportunities Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission reminds Florida residents and visitors they can take steps to reduce negative interactions with bears and other wildlife. Bears are starting to come out of their winter dens and theyre searching for food, said Dave Telesco, who directs the FWCs Bear Management Program. Dont give a bear a reason to hang around in your neighborhood. Remove anything that might attract a bear. If they Female bears that gave birth to cubs that weighed only 12 are beginning to move around more with their young, which may now weigh 5 to 10 pounds. As the cubs continue to grow, the family unit will roam and will likely be more visible to people. While black bears generally are not aggressive, they have injured people in Florida. Never intentionally approach any bear. When walking dogs, keep them close to you preferably on a non-retractable leash and be aware of your surroundings. Dogs can trigger defensive behaviors from bears, especially females with cubs. To keep bears away from your home and neighborhood, follow these simple tips: Secure household garbage in a sturdy shed, garage or a wildlife-resistant container. Put household garbage out on morning of pickup rather than the night before. Secure commercial garbage in bear-resistant dumpsters. Protect gardens, beehives, compost and livestock with electric fencing. Encourage your homeowners association or local government to institute bylaws or ordinances to require trash be kept secure from bears. Feed pets indoors or bring in leftover food and dishes after feeding outdoors. Clean grills and store them in a secure place. Remove wildlife feeders or make them bear-resistant. Pick ripe fruit from trees and bushes and remove fallen fruit from the ground. It is illegal in Florida to intentionally feed bears or leave out food or garbage that will attract bears and cause humanAs bears increase their movements this time of year, they also increase the number of roads they cross. For the safety of yourself and bears, remember to slow down when driving, particularly on rural highways at dawn or dusk. Watch for road signs identifying bear crossing areas. Each year in Florida, an average of 240 Florida bears are killed after being hit by vehicles. com/Contact, and click on region. If you feel threatened by a bear or want to report someone who is either harming bears or intentionally feeding them, call the FWCs Wildlife Alert Hotline at 888-404-FWCC (3922). More information is available at, where you can access the Guide to Living in Bear Country brochure. Help us help bears and other wildlife by purchasing the Conserve Wildlife tag at Santa Fe College awarded National Science Foundation Grant STEM project coming to Starke, Keystone Santa Fe College has been awarded a grant from the National Science Foundation. The funds, which are expected to total $467,713 over three years, will be utilized to increase the number and diversity of students entering STEM-related careers. The project, entitled Guitar, Robotics and Rocketry Advanced Technical Education (GRRATE) will be located at three rural Santa Fe College centers: The Andrews Center in Starke, the Davis Center in Archer and the Watson Center in Keystone Heights. It is a really exciting project that will help bring rural students into STEM careers, said Kathryn Lehman, director of grants Advancement. The students served by GRRATE will include those not traditionally represented minority, low socioeconomic, students. Students in the program will be able to work with STEM industry partners in the community in order to of what is required to have successful careers in STEM GRRATE will also educate non-traditional methods. SF Davis Center Coordinator there will be using math and science to build guitars. Theres a lot of algebra that goes into where the guitar frets go. Our students will get the opportunity to learn in a very creative environment. Theyll be using science to sound from the guitar to the speakers. The funds from the grant go For more information about the grant and Project GRRATE, contact SFs Dean of Access and Inclusion Cheryl Calhoun at cheryl. or 352-395-5719.


6A Bradford County Telegraph Thursday, May 10, 2018 Fully Insured& Complete Tree ServiceNo Job Too Big or Too Small!WE DO IT ALL!!904-964-7906904-364-7065 cellDont let your tree issue become a tree problem! Bradford County CommissionersSHAME ON YOU!Dont Pass the NO Dog Tethering OrdiancePaid for by Ann Gabel Legals BCT Legals 5/10/18 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA Case NO.: 04-2018-DR-108 Division: Donna Louise Knight Curtis, Petitioner, and Ted Bernard Curtis, III Respondent, NOTICE OF ACTION FOR (NO CHILD OR FINANCIAL TO: Ted Bernard Curtis, III 17398 Melvin St., Brooker, FL. 32622 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action for dissolution of marriage has been Donna Louise Knight Curtis, whose address is 11529 SW 162nd Ave., clerk of this Court at 945 N. Temple Ave./P.O. Drawer B, Starke, FL 32091 before service on Petitioner in the petition. The action is asking the court to decide how the following real or none. Copies of all court documents in this case, including orders, are available at the Clerk of the Circuit documents upon request. You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit Current Mailing and E-Mail Address. Florida Supreme Court Approved papers in this lawsuit will be mailed WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida requires certain automatic disclosure of documents and information. sanctions, including dismissal or striking of pleadings. Dated: 4/20/18 CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT 4/26 4tchg 5/17-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 17000304CAAXMX U.S. BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR THE AFC MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET BACKED NOTES, SERIES 2000-2, vs. AMELIA F. RODRIGUEZ A/K/A AMELIA FELIX RODRIGUEZ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF AMELIA F. RODRIGUEZ A/K/A AMELIA FELIX RODRIGUEZ; UNKNOWN HEIRS, CREDITORS, DEVISEES. BENEFICIARIES. GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF EULALIO RODRIGUEZ SANTIAGO. DECEASED; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF EULALIO RODRIGUEZ IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; Defendants, NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 19, 2018 and entered in Case No. 17000304CAAXMX. of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for BRADFORD NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE FOR THE AFC MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET BACKED NOTES, SERIES 2000-2 is A/K/A AMELIA FELIX RODRIGUEZ; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF AMELIA F. RODRIGUEZ A/K/A AMELIA FELIX RODRIGUEZ; UNKNOWN HEIRS, CREDITORS, DEVISEES, BENEFICIARIES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF EULALIO RODRIGUEZ SANTIAGO, DECEASED; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF EULALIO RODRIGUEZ IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY; are defendants. RAY NORMAN, the Clerk of the Circuit Court, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash IN THE LOBBY OF THE COURTHOUSE. at 945 NORTH TEMPLE AVENUE, STARKE Judgment, to wit: LOT 13, UNIT ONE OF WHISPERING PINE ESTATES ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 40 OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 2000 SINGLEWIDE MOBILE HOME ID#HMSTt50lOGA. A person claiming an interest in the RAY NORMAN As Clerk of said Court This notice is provided pursuant to Administrative Order No.2.065. In accordance with me Americans provisions of certain assistance. Please contact the Court Administrator at 945 North Temple Avenue, Rm. 137, Starke, Fl 32091, Kahane & Associates, P.A. 8201 Peters Road, Ste. 3000 Plantation, FL 33324 Designated service email: notice@ 5/3 2tchg 5/10-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO: 04-2018-CA-80 THE BRADFORD COUNTY TELEGRAPH, INC., vs. TERRI GIBBS and JAMES GIBBS, her husband, Defendants. NOTICE OF ACTION TO: TERRI GIBBS and JAMES GIBBS ADDRESS UNKNOWN YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a COMPLAINT TO FORECLOSE S. COOPER, ESQUIRE, Cooper &. Loper, 704 North Lake Street, Starke, the Clerk of the Court, either before the relief demanded in the petition. 2018. RAY NORMAN, CLERK OF THE COURT BY: Lisa Brannon, John S. Cooper 119 North Walnut Street Starke, Florida 32091 Florida Bar No: 0910340 5/3 2tchg 5/10-BCT ORLANDO V. RENDON, M.D. AND PEDIATRIC ASSOCIATES AT ARGYLE, PA practicing medicine at 417 E. Call Street, Starke, Florida 32091 give NOTICE to their practicing medicine at 417 E. Call 19, 2018. HOWEVER, Dr. Rendon will still be able to see patients and keep the Jacksonville, Florida clinic open at 8351 Westport Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32244. After that date, North Florida Pediatrics, PA will begin practicing medicine at 417 E. Call Street and be available to see patients. Copies of all records of patients of Pediatric Associates Call Street address will remain at 417 which, patient records will be at their Jacksonville clinic at 8351 Westport Road, Jacksonville, Florida 32244. 5/3 4tchg 5/24-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR BRADFORD COUNTY. FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 15000655CAAXMX DITECH FINANCIAL LLC F/K/A GREEN TREE SERVICING LLC, vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF ARTHUR K, WILSON A/K/A ARTHUR KENNEY WILSON A/K/A ARTHUR NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated March 23. 2018 and entered in 15000655CAAXMX of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Florida, wherein WILMINGTON SAVINGS FUND SOCIETY, FSB, D/B/A CHRISTIANA TRUST, NOT INDIVIDUALLY BUT AS TRUSTEE FOR PRETIUM MORTGAGE and THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES. DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHERS WHO MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST IN THE ESTATE OF ARTHUR K, WILSON A/K/A ARTHUR KENNEY WILSON A/K/A ARTHUR WILSON, DECEASED.; KEVIN WILSON A/K/A KEVIN PAUL WILSON; ZARY ALFORD; MORTGAGE ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC., AS NOMINEE FOR HOME LOAN CENTER, INC., DBA LENDING TREE Norman as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Front 24, 2018, the following described Judgment, to wit: A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST, BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA; SAID PARCEL BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT AN IRON ROD SET AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID SOUTH 1/2 OF NORTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 AND RUN NORTH 88 DEGREES 25 MINUTES AND 45 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE NORTHERLY BOUNDARY THEREOF, 253.98 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE SOUTHWESTERLY BOUNDARY OF THE RIGHT OF WAY OF COUNTY ROAD 233 (SAID INTERSECTION BEING ON A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWEST AND HAVING A RADIUS OF 1105.90 ALONG SAID SOUTHWESTERLY BOUNDARY AND ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, 98.24 FEET, AS MEASURED ALONG A CHORD HAVING A BEARING OF SOUTH 57 DEGREES 14 MINUTES AND 04 SECONDS EAST TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT FOUND AT THE END OF SAID CURVE; THENCE SOUTH 54 DEGREES 41 MINUTES AND 19 SECONDS EAST, ALONG SAID SOUTHWESTERLY BOUNDARY, 533.84 FEET TO A SET IRON ROD FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM POINT OF BEGINNING THUS DESCRIBED, CONTINUE SOUTH 54 DEGREES 41 MINUTES AND 19 SECONDS EAST. ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY, 94.00 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT FOUND AT THE BEGINNING OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWEST AND HAVING A RADIUS OF 814.93 FEET; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY ALONG SAID SOUTHWESTERLY BOUNDARY AND ALONG THE ARC OF LAST SAID CURVE, 231.98 FEET AS MEASURED ALONG A CHORD HAVING A BEARING OF SOUTH 47 DEGREES 24 MINUTES AND 20 SECONDS EAST, TO A SET IRON ROD; THENCE SOUTH 55 DEGREES 41 MINUTES AND 33 SECONDS WEST, 115.90 FEET TO A SET IRON ROD; THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 50 MINUTES AND 15 SECONDS EAST, 65.00 FEET TO AN IRON ROD SET ON THE SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY OF SAID SOUTH 1/2 OF NORTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4; THENCE SOUTH 69 DEGREES 03 MINUTES AND 45 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY, 241.00 FEET TO A SET IRON ROD; THENCE NORTH 15 DEGREES 02 MINUTES AND 39 SECONDS EAST, 352.63 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. ALSO PARCEL 5 A PARCEL OF LAND LYING IN THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 1, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST, BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA; SAID PARCEL BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT AN IRON ROD SET AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF SAID SOUTH 1/2 OF NORTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 AND RUN NORTH 88 DEGREES, 25 MINUTES AND 45 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE NORTHERLY BOUNDARY THEREOF, 253.98 FEET TO AN INTERSECTION WITH THE SOUTHWESTERLY BOUNDARY OF THE RIGHT OF WAY OF COUNTY ROAD 233 (SAID INTERSECTION BEING ON A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWEST AND HAVING A RADIUS OF 1105.92 ALONG SAID SOUTHWESTERLY BOUNDARY AND ALONG THE ARC OF SAID CURVE, 98.24 FEET AS MEASURED ALONG A CHORD HAVING A BEARING OF SOUTH 57 DEGREES 14 MINUTES AND 04 SECONDS EAST TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT FOUND AT THE END OF SAID CURVE; THENCE SOUTH 54 DEGREES, 41 MINUTES AND 19 SECONDS EAST, ALONG SAID SOUTHWESTERLY BOUNDARY, 627.84 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT FOUND AT THE BEGINNING OF A CURVE CONCAVE TO THE SOUTHWEST AND HAVING A RADIUS OF 914.93 FEET; THENCE SOUTHEASTERLY, ALONG SAID SOUTHWESTERLY BOUNDARY AND ALONG THE ARC OF LAST SAID CURVE, 231.98 FEET AS MEASURED ALONG A CHORD HAVING A BEARING OF SOUTH 47 DEGREES, 24 MINUTES AND 20 SECONDS EAST TO A SET IRON ROD FOR THE POINT OF BEGINNING. FROM POINT OF BEGINNING THUS DESCRIBED CONTINUE SOUTHEASTERLY, ALONG SAID SOUTHWESTERLY BOUNDARY AND ALONG THE ARC OF LAST SAID CURVE, 150.00 FEET AS MEASURED ALONG A CHORD HAVING A BEARING OF SOUTH 35 DEGREES, 25 MINUTES AND 13 SECONDS EAST TO AN IRON ROD SET ON THE SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY OF SAID SOUTH 1/2 OF NORTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4, THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES, 03 MINUTES AND 45 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY BOUNDARY, 185.00 FEET TO A SET IRON ROD; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREE, 56 MINUTES AND 15 SECONDS WEST, 65.00 FEET TO A SET IRON ROD; THENCE NORTH 58 DEGREES, 41 MINUTES AND 33 SECONDS EAST, 115.99 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. RD 233, STARKE, FL 32091 As Clerk of Court AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES order to participate in a proceeding, Please contact the ADA Coordinator, scheduled appearance is less than impaired, call 1-800-955-8770 via 5/3 2tchg 5/10-BCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR BRADFORD COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 2018-CP-16 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF MARK GLENN ROBBINS Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of Mark Glenn Robbins, deceased, whose date of death was December 10, 2017, is pending in the Circuit Probate Division, the address of which is 945 North Temple Avenue, Starke, Florida 32091, The name and address of the personal forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN FLORIDA STATUTES SECTION 733.702 WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. Representative: /s/ Rebeccah Beller Rebeccah Beller Florida Bar Number: 0106240 Beller &. Bustamante, PL 12627 San Jose Blvd., Suite 703 Jacksonville, FL 32223 E-Mail: mail@bellerandbustamanle. com 5/10 2tchg 5/17-BCT REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS GRAPHIC DESIGN SERVICES requesting competitive proposals professionals for the purpose of providing graphic design services related to the development and implementation of a branding government. expected design deliverables for this project are outlined in greater detail in the Project Outline which is available Courthouse at 945 N. Temple Avenue, Starke, Florida 32091. Proposals must be submitted in sealed envelopes to the Board of Circuit Court, 945 N. Temple Avenue, Starke, Florida 32091 and will be accepted until 10:00 A.M. on the bids will be opened and read Commissioners Chambers at the all bids, award all or part of the bids, to the bids, exercise a preference for local vendors (Section 2-156, and/or requirements in the best For additional information, please 5/10 1tchg-BCT NOTICE THE PUBLIC IS HEREBY NOTIFIED commission meeting room, located in the north wing section of the N. Temple, Avenue, Starke, FL. A 5/10 1tchg-BCT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the advertised public hearing held on to close and abandon a portion of intersection of State Road 231/235 adoption of Resolution 2018-11. Clerk, located at 945 North Temple Avenue, Starke, Florida, during 5/10 1tchg-BCT PM in the commission meeting room Courthouse, 945 N. Temple Avenue, Starke, FL, to discuss commercial interchange of SR 223/truck route Gospel Jamboree this Saturday The third annual Old Time place at Starkes Downtown Square Saturday, May 12, beginning at 11 a.m. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy this nondenominational event with your family. For more information, please call 904-796-9509. Silent auction camp KOA Campground in Starke will host a silent auction on and SR 100. For questions, please 966-6223. 5/10 1tchg-BCT Please be advised that two or participate in a scheduled workshop 14, 2018 from 5 PM to 8 PM, 2266 N. Temple Ave., Starke, FL 32091, to discuss mosquito management and pollinator protection. Please feel free to contact Ag Extension Agent Jim questions. 5/10 1tchg-BCT NOTICE Commission Meeting for the month 14, 2018 at 6:30 pm. 5/10 1tchg-BCT The Board of CareerSource North Central Florida will hold a Finance Committee Meeting on 5/14/2018, at 3:00pm at 10 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, FL. For more information 3326. 5/10 1tchg-BCT The Board of CareerSource North Central Florida will hold an Executive Committee Meeting on 5/14/2018, at 3:30pm at 10 NW 6th Street, Gainesville, FL. For more information 3326. 5/10 1tchg-BCT Members of the CareerSource North Central Florida Board of Directors will convene at the 2018 Florida Workforce Chairs Alliance on 5/15/2018, at 8:00am at the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort St. Augustine, FL. For more information please contact Talia Pate 5/10 1tchg-BCT Members of the CareerSource North Central Florida Board of Directors will convene at the CareerSource Florida Board of Directors Meeting on 5/16/2018, at 8:30am at the Renaissance World Golf Village Resort St. Augustine, FL. For more information please contact Talia Pate 5/10 1tchg-BCT SPRATLIN TOWING & RECOVERY INC gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 06/04/2018, 09:00 am at 10875 US HIGHWAY 301 HAMPTON, FL 32044, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. SPRATLIN TOWING & RECOVERY INC reserves the right to accept or 1G8AJ52F93Z138520 2003 SATURN 5/10 1tchg-BCT SPRATLIN TOWING & RECOVERY INC gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 06/01/2018, 09:00 am at 10875 US HIGHWAY 301 HAMPTON, FL 32044, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. SPRATLIN TOWING & RECOVERY INC reserves the right to accept or 1G1ZG57B09F136378 09 CHEVR 5/10 1tchg-BCT SPRATLIN TOWING & RECOVERY INC gives Notice of Foreclosure of Lien and intent to sell these vehicles on 06/04/2018, 09:00 am at 10875 US HIGHWAY 301 HAMPTON, FL 32044, pursuant to subsection 713.78 of the Florida Statutes. SPRATLIN TOWING & RECOVERY INC reserves the right to accept or 4T1BF3EK2BU587361 2011 TOYOTA 5/10 1tchg-BCT KOA Kids Care Camps medically supervised camps that allow kids with cancer and their families to enjoy a carefree week as a child. All auction items will be on display beginning Wednesday, May 9, at 9 a.m. at the campground, located at 1475 S. Walnut St. Bidding will take place from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on May 12. You can also bid on the campgrounds Facebook page. Winners will be announced at 4 p.m., and you do not have to be present to win. Cash or debit card only are accepted. You may also enjoy a pancake/ French toast breakfast for $2 during the bidding. Protect pollinators while controlling mosquitoes This workshop is for those who want to learn how to manage mosquitoes at home: Buzz Buster volunteers, beekeepers and pollinator protectors. Mosquito control workers and apiary and pollinator workers to will learn about the mechanisms provided by the state of Florida to achieve both objectives. Homeowners and Buzz Buster volunteers should attend the entire meeting. Those concerned with developing improved communications between pollinator protectors and mosquito control workers are welcome to attend the entire event or may join at 7 p.m. The workshop will take place Monday, May 14, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the Bradford County Temple Ave. in Starke. Call 904966-6299 by May 11 to RSVP. Creek and lakes talk of garden club At this months meeting of the Alligator Creek Garden Club, Paul Still will give a talk titled Past, Present and Future: Alligator Creek and its Lakes. This should be an interesting and informative presentation. The club meets Thursday, May 17, at 2 p.m. at the Bradford County Senior Center, located at 1805 N. Temple Ave. in front of the health department. Everyone is invited. At every meeting, there are refreshments and a plant exchange. If you like, bring a snack to share and any plants you wish to pass on to good homes. For more information, call Pat Caren at 352-485-2666 or Paul Still at 904-368-0291. Hope raising money for scholarships aid Murphy Memorial Fundraiser is set for Friday, May 18, at 5:30 p.m. at Hope Christian Academy. Murphy was HCAs instrumental in establishing the academy. The event is annually hosted by HCAs PTO to raise scholarship funds for dual enrollment, senior scholarships and tuition assistance. Entertainment for the evening will be Chris Murphy (son of the See HOPE, 7A


Thursday, May 10, 2018 Bradford County Telegraph 7A State Farm Bloomington, IL 1706838I dont just see a customer. I see you.While other insurance companies just see a customer, I see a neighbor in my community. Im here to get to know who you really are so I can help life go right. LETS TALK TODAY. Richard Morris, Agent 14793 US HWY 301 South Starke, FL 32091 Bus: 904-966-0011 Church Mt. Sinai Womens Convention will convene for its 65th annual session on May 16 at 7:30 p.m., May 17 at noon, and May 20 at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. This years session will be held at Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church with the Rev. and Womens Convention President Tisha M. McGlon. Everyone is invited. Hope Baptist Church 3900 SE S.R. 100 near Starke, will hold revival with Masters Voice May 20. Sunday services are at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Weeknight services are at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited. Starke Church of God by Faith 730 Old Lawtey Road, has a food pantry open every month from 10 a.m. to noon with a variety of food items available to give away. Woman taught Sunday School for 60 years Pictured is ELiam Baptist Church pastor Art Johnson presenting a bouquet to Jerry Jackson in recognition of her 60 years of service as a Sunday School teacher. The inscription on the vase reads: Mrs. Jerry Jackson teaching Sunday school at ELiam Baptist church 60 years. The reverse side reads: Instruct the wise and they will be wiser still. Teach the righteous and they will add to their learning. Proverbs 9:9. We praise the lord for committed Christians, Johnson told the congregation. We need more committed Christians folks that will step up to the plate, folks that will carry the load year in, year out. When times get tough Im sure (Jerry) saw some tough times and some good times, but she stayed steady. She stayed the course. 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. You can also get the latest news on Facebook at www.facebook. com/bradfordlibrary. For more information on these programs or other services, please call 904-368-3911 or visit www. Book Sale May 10 Stock up on reading material for sunny beach days, rainy afternoons and late-night escapes. Choose from a wide selection of gently used novels, during the Friends of the Library Book Sale, May 10th May 12. Items will be sold at bargain prices! Shop early for the best selection, return the next day to take advantage of discounted prices. Hours: Thursday 9 a.m. p.m., Friday 9 a.m. p.m. and Saturday 9 a.m. p.m. Books & Brunch The book of the month in May is Bel Canto, an intriguing novel by Ann Patchett that is based on an event that made headlines around the world. The story was made into a spellcasting opera and will be on Thursday, May 24, to discuss your opinions and thoughts. The discussion will be held at a local restaurant on Call Street, so bring lunch money. Contact Kathy at 904-368-3921 for restaurant information and other details. Computer classes Improve your basic computer and internet skills. Free classes will be held in the enclosed computer lab at Bradford County Public Library on May 11 and May 18. The two-hour classes begin at 10 a.m. To register, stop by the librarys front desk or call 904-368-3912. Programs for Teens Bradford County Public Library offers teens thoughtprovoking programs that encourage social interaction. One of the newest meetups is the Teen Anime Club, which gives fans a forum to watch and discuss animation. The next Teen Anime Club meeting is on Monday, May 14. Teens can challenge their friends to fun games at Tabletop Game Day on Thursday, May 17, and Hard Reads Gaming on Thursday, May 24. Writers between the ages of 13 to 19 will meet on Wednesday, May 23, to improve their skills. Contact Curtis and Amy for details. Bots n Blocks May 15 The Bradford County Public Library Childrens Department is taking building with Lego blocks to a new level. Bots n Blocks, which is scheduled for Tuesday, May 15, is a program that will introduce children between the ages of 5 to 12 to a creative and exciting way to play building blocks. The fun starts at 4 p.m. and continues until 6 p.m. Contact Curtis at 904-368-3918 for details. Page Turners May 22 Erin Hunters fantasy novels contain entertaining tales that continue to captivate fans. The continuing saga about clans of feral cats offers much to discuss. The young adult book club at Bradford County Public Library, Page Turners, is currently reading Midnight, which is the New Prophecy series. Amy will discuss the book with readers between the ages of 8 to 19 at 3:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 22. Library closed In observation of Memorial Day, Bradford County Public Library will be closed on Monday, May 28. For your convenience, online library services are available at www. The librarys book drop is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Summer at the library When it comes to producing free programs that are the right mix of education and entertainment, Bradford County Public Library rocks! This years schedule includes fun activities and awesome performers. Summer programs begin Friday, Stress-free Painting June 1 Leave your worries at the door and have some fun with us during Stress-free Painting on Friday, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Find inspiration in the artwork of others and make new friends. Paint just for fun or work on artwork to hang on a wall. The activity is open to beginners and experienced painters. Paper and paints are supplied at no cost. Canvas prices begin at $1. Registration is recommended, but walk-ins are welcome. Children will not be admitted. Kindness rocks June 4 Pass on a positive message and give someone a reason to smile. Decorate a kindness rock to share with others. The community project will start at supplies are provided. Contact Kathy for more information. Art for Ages 5 June 5 Painting is enjoyable, but doing it with special acrylic paints under the glow of black lights is an amazing experience. Youll hear the awe in your childrens voice as soon as the changes into fun, vibrant colors. All supplies for 5to 12-year-olds are free. Due to the popularity of the program, we ask that you call Kathy at 904-368-3921 or stop by the library to reserve your will be two sessions of Glow-inthe-Dark Painting: 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. Make & take June 7 Children between the ages of 5 and 12 will have fun decorating canvas tote bags at the library program begins at 10 a.m. and all supplies are free. Seating is limited. Sign up at the librarys front desk or contact Kathy at 904-368-3921. Library The Bradford County Senior Center is located at 1805 N. Temple Ave in Starke. If you have any questions or would like further information on any activities or events, please call 904-368-3955. A calendar of events can be found at www. Closed for Memorial Day The senior center will be closed Monday, May 28, in observance of Memorial Day. However, Line dancing class will still be held that evening at 6:30 p.m. Savvy Caregiver Sign up has started for the Savvy Caregiver training program. The senior center will host a seven-week training program designed for caregivers who assist persons with dementias and Alzheimers disease. Classes will begin Thursday, May 10, from 1:30 3:30 p.m. This series is offered to all caregivers seeking to improve their caregiving experience. The Savvy Caregiver course is free and open to the public. Please call to register for the class since class size is limited. Contact Bradford County Senior Center 692-5277. Yikes! Spiders! Spiders are here and there, inside our house and out. Master Gardener Tom Sutton, in association with the Bradford present a workshop Thursday, May 24, at 1:30 p.m., at the Bradford County Senior Center. Learn how to minimize spider encounters, identify common spiders of northeast Florida, spider-proof your home and safely deal with spider encounters. The workshop is free and open to the public. Phones for hearing impaired your home telephone due to hearing loss? You may qualify for a free phone from the Florida Telecommunications Relay Program. A representative will be at the senior center Wednesday, May 30, from 9 a.m.noon. The representative will assist you with getting the right phone for your needs and train you to use it. No appointment necessary. Exercise for everyone The Senior Center offers many different types of exercise classes. For the active senior, Zumba Gold is a lowto nothe fun Mondays at 1:30 p.m., Tuesdays at 10 a.m. and Fridays at 10:30 a.m. Participants enjoy easy-to-follow moves with exciting rhythms. So much fun, you hardly notice youre exercising. We also offer classes to help Chair Yoga and Tai Chi hour, Tuesdays at 1:30 p.m., Thursdays at 8:30 a.m. or 10 a.m., and Fridays at 9 a.m. One hour three times a week will improve range of motion, improve balance and refresh the mind. Medicare help Have questions about your Medicare or prescription plans? SHINE Serving Health Insurance Needs of Elders is available at the senior center every Wednesday from 1 p.m. Stop in and speak with a SHINE representative and get those questions answered. SHINE representatives can also review your current plan to ensure you have the best plan for your needs. Painting class Ever thought about learning how to paint? Maybe you know how to paint but want to brush up on some painting techniques. Painting class will teach the fundamentals of art and painting in a relaxed and easy paced atmosphere. What a great way to get out and socialize while learning how to create beautiful pieces of art. For further information about the class or what supplies are needed, please contact the center at 904-3683955. Line dancing Come kick up your heels with our line dancing classes. Line dancing is a great way to get no impact exercise. Easy to follow instructions taught by our line dancing teacher. Classes are held every other Wednesday at 10 a.m. and the last Monday of the month at 6:30 p.m. If you have any questions about our exercise classes, please call 904-3683955. Crochet, Knit and Needlework Group Come join us every Thursday at 3 p.m. for our Crochet, Knit, and Needlework Group. Beginners to experienced and those in between enjoy getting together to learn how to crochet, knit, cross stitch and embroider. We also enjoy sharing ideas, projects and patterns. If you ever thought about learning how to crochet, knit or do other types of needlework, this is the best place to come and learn how. Wood carving Stop in and see what the Bradford Senior Centers Wood Carving Group is up to. The class meets every Wednesday morning from 9 a.m. to noon. Not a wood carver? No problem, we have a great instructor, and in no time you will be whittling away the hours. Senior Center Keynote speaker will be Gavin Rollins, chairman of the Clay County Commission. You may still purchase tickets for $25 each or $200 to sponsor a table of eight. Contact Hope Christian Academy at 352-4734040 or visit online at www. Registration open for True Vine summer program True Vine Outreach Ministry will be hosting its second annual Summer Youth Impact to sixth-graders, and only 25 students will be accepted into the program. The program will run each day from 8 a.m. p.m. with aftercare available until 6 p.m. The cost is $300 per participant, which movie tickets. The fee deadline is May 14. Installment payments are welcome. However, the full registration cost is required in order to secure your childs space in the program. The registration cost will increase to $350 after the May 14 deadline. If you opt to pay the $350, the deadline is May 27 or until all 25 seats have are nonrefundable. The summer will focus on providing an environment where your child can have fun, learn, grow and enjoy their experience in an academy style atmosphere. This program will also offer a fun introduction to science and technology, engineering, math, reading, and chance for them to meet new be on hand to teach the intensive curriculum while providing an excellent opportunity to advance your child in their skills and techniques. Come fall, students will be prepared to excel in math, science and beyond. Your child will be in a safe environment as your childs safety and wellYou may register one of three ways: online at www.; in person at the church (422 Saint Clair St. in Starke) between 8:30 a.m.:30 p.m. Mondays-Wednesdays; or by mail to the church at P.O. Box 1255, Starke, FL 32091. Feel free to contact the church at 904questions regarding the program. Church food pantry open bimonthly Starke Church of God by Faith has a food pantry open every month from 10 a.m. to noon with a variety of food items available to give away. HOPE Continued from 6A


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Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, May 10, 2018 News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake Region FEATURES CRIME SOCIALS OBITUARIES EDITORIAL Starkes DeSue enjoys Honor Flight trip with other veterans BY CLIFF SMELLEY Telegraph Staff Writer For so long, Starkes Amos DeSue kept his service in the Korean War in the past as he moved forward with his life. His wife said the experience was one he didnt like to talk about. That changed recently when DeSue, 86, enjoyed a positive experience as one of more than 40 veterans who toured Washington, D.C., on April 4, courtesy of Honor Flight Network, a thousands of veterans to the nations capital annually as a way of thanking them for their service. DeSue, who served in the Marines, visited the Korean War Veterans Memorial as well as other memorials as part of whirlwind, 31-hour trip. Bruce Williams, who helped get DeSue included in the Honor Flight trip, said the trip had quite an impact on DeSue, who was thanked by numerous people while he was in D.C. Amos was a bit emotional people who shook his hand and expressed gratitude for his service, Williams said. Jenny Lamoree, who is DeSues wife, said, He enjoyed it very much, adding, Thats all he talks about. While many people were going to bed or thinking about going to bed on the night of April 3, DeSues trip was getting its start. He left Starke for the American Legion post in Fruitland Park at 10 p.m. He, the other veterans he traveled with and the volunteer guardians who accompanied the veterans participated in a departure meeting at 2 a.m. on April 4 before departing for Orlando International Airport Airport departed at 6:30 a.m. The veterans arrived in D.C. at 8 a.m. and began a tour, which included visiting the memorials Orlando departed at 8 p.m. after At 1:15 a.m. on April 5, DeSue and his traveling group received a motorcycle and police escort from Leesburg to the American Legion post in Fruitland. The Villages Fire Department provided a water salute at 1:30 a.m., followed by welcome-back ceremonies at 2 a.m. Williams, a Villages resident who owns Bradford Village Apartments, learned of Honor Flight when his church First Presbyterian of Wildwood hosted a homecoming for a member upon his return from an Honor Flight trip. This part of the state Each Honor Flight veteran has the chance to visit the


2B Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section Thursday, May 10, 2018 It has been an honor and a privilege to serve as your County Commissioner for the past 8 years. God has blessed and there has been alot of accomplishments. August 28th I am running for re-election. Your prayers and support is greatly appreciated. With your prayers and Gods blessing there is nothing we cannot accomplish. Please check out my facebook page @DannyriddickBCC. Please Like and Share!RE-ELECT DANNY RIDDICKCounty Commissioner District 4 Pol. Adv. Pd. for and app. by Danny Riddick for Bradford County Commissioner District 4 Health ranks Union counties lowest in Inmate populations factor in study BY TRACY LEE TATE Telegraph-Times-Monitor Foundation and the University of Wisconsin Population Health Institute recently completed their annual study of health outcomes and health factors. For each county in the U.S., the study measures factors that affect health and well-being like tobacco use, diet and exercise, alcohol and drug use and sexual activity. The study also assesses the availability and quality of health care in each county and considers social and economic factors, as well as the physical environment of each jurisdiction. The study derives health outcomes by measuring years of life lost before age 75. It also assesses overall quality of life by counting self-reported unhealthy days. The study also reports the percentage of babies born at a low birth weight. The study ranks Clay County 13 th of the 67 Florida counties in health outcomes, while ranking Bradford County 62 nd and Union County 67 th. Both Union and Bradford countys inmate population is included in the report. As for length of life, the study ranked Clay County at 18, Bradford at 65 and Union at 67. All three counties show a higher number of premature deaths than the state average and somewhat higher self-reported sick days. Low birthweight babies account for 11 percent of the births in Bradford County, 10 percent of the births in Union County and only 8 percent of the births in Clay County. In the area of health behaviors, the study reports that 18 percent of the adult population of Clay County smoke, compared to 22 percent for Bradford and 25 percent for Union. Adult obesity in Clay County is also the lowest of the three at 29 percent, with 36 percent reported for Bradford and 38 percent reported for Union. Clay County scores the highest for excessive alcohol consumption at 22 percent, with Bradford at 17 percent and Union at 16 percent. There seems to be little correlation between the above impaired driving deaths, however, with Clay County ranked 41 st Union 45 st and Bradford at 28 th in the state. Among the three counties, the availability of primary care physicians is much higher in Clay: one for every 1,760 persons. In Bradford availability is lower, at one physician for every 2,690 residents and according to the study, primary physician availability in Union County is less than one-half of that in Clay, with one physician for every 3,810 residents. However, all three counties rank lower than the state average of one physician for every 1,380 residents. The availability of dentists and mental health providers are also low for the local counties, in the area for the health care professionals, followed by Union and then Bradford. All three counties ranked better than the state average on unemployment. The state rate was 4.9 percent, Bradfords: 4.3 percent, Union: 4.4 percent and Clay: 4.5 percent. Only Clay County scored lower than the state on the percentage of children in poverty, with the state at 21 percent and Clay County at 14 percent. Bradford County showed 27 percent of children living in poverty, with Union close behind at 26 percent. Clay County also scored below the state percentage of children living in single-parent homes. The state rate was 38 percent, Clays was 29 percent and both Bradford and Union counties rate were at 40 percent. The study makes a number of suggestions of how community leaders may improve health outcomes for their residents. The report can be accessed at www. doesnt have an Honor Flight learned that Honor Flight in The Villages would accept veterans from anywhere, so Williams DeSues behalf. DeSue, who was born Oct. 31, 1931, grew up in Starke with his mother, Linnie DeSue, and served in either the Marines or the Army. As for his decision to join the Marines in the early 1950s, DeSue, in a March 29 Telegraph story, said, If you werent going to school, you were going to work. I was at that age that I could go into the military. DeSue returned to Starke after his service. He had a family, marrying Jarutha, who still lives in Starke, and having four children: sons Glen and Guy (now deceased) and daughters Carol and Sandra. Glen, who starred in athletics at Bradford High School and goes by the nickname Beaver, still lives in Starke. Carol lives in Georgia, while Sandra lives in Orlando. The marriage didnt last. After a divorce, DeSue went to traveling. Hed spend a month or like it there and then move on to somewhere else. He traveled throughout Florida and then gradually made his way up north, stopping in Poughkeepsie, New York. DeSue worked in a variety of jobs, from painting houses to driving a bus. It was in New York where DeSue met and married Lamoree. At the age of 62, DeSue decided he wanted to move back to Starke to be closer to his children. He got a job driving a bus upon his return, which he did until the age of 75. He still keeps buys as he has a regular customers. DESUE The following is an announcement of intention to I am Tom Wells. I am running for U.S. Congress in FL CD3 the seat currently held by Dr. Ted Yoho. I am by education a theoretical physicist earning my B.S. at CalTech, my PhD at U. of Maryland. I worked 15 years at GaTech helping to develop the groundwork for Stealth technology required by the Department of Defense. After doing the electromagnetic (EM) engineering at a couple of small companies, I established my own company in 2005 giving me the opportunity consult in new developments in EM measurement and design. My whole career has been an exercise in identifying problems and then solving them. On the home front I was raising four incredible children. And I was seeing with dismay that despite their dedication, intelligence, and hard work; that despite the advantages of a middle class upbringing; that their opportunities fell far short of what I enjoyed in my youth. That their college jobs effectively paid less than half what I had made while their tuition was several times greater. I came to the conclusion that these problems, and the far graver problems of endless war, inadequate health care, and failure to address the very real threat of climate apocalypse, all came down to the fact that our representatives were passing laws that enriched corporations while impoverishing working people. Passing laws that in numerous cases simply gave our tax money to corporations while getting nothing in return. I am Tom Wells. I am running as a Democrat, but one who representatives of both parties have for far too long have acted, passed laws, that favor their corporate donor-owners at the expense of the rest of us. I am a proponent of Fair Market Capitalism: Corporations competing for our money with their goods and services. When Congress to pass laws that misappropriate our tax dollars, that is not Capitalism. That is a crime against our children and ourselves. The key to the power that lobbyists is that they can now fund campaigns. Few of our representatives see any way to get re-elected, or elected in the funds. When I was growing up aerospace history BY CLIFF SMELLEY Telegraph Staff Writer Bob Oehl has had a lot on his plate, from trying to successfully complete the acquisition of a NASA space shuttle external fuel tank to preparing to pilot a World War II-era C-47 to Normandy. Therefore, its understandable that its been a while since the Wings of Dreams executive director was a guest speaker at a Kiwanis Club of Starke meeting. Frankly, thats one reason I havent been here in I dont know 10 years, said Oehl, who spoke at the clubs April 24 meeting. Were busy. Oehl talked about how Wings of Dreams, an aviation museum located at the Keystone Heights Airpark, is preserving history. Part of that history relates to Americas space program as Wings of Dreams has rescued items from NASA that Oehl said wouldve been cut up for scrap and destroyed. At this point, weve saved $500 million of NASA hardware and brought it here, Oehl said. For example, Oehl noted that April 24 was the anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope. Wings of Dreams has a mock-up of the Hubble that astronauts used in training for repair missions. Then there is the 154-foot long, 75,000-pound object that currently sits in Green Cove Springs until the logistics of completing its journey from Kennedy Space Center to Wings of Dreams are worked out. As some of you may recall, we rescued, among other things, the only surviving ET the massive external fuel tank to the space shuttle, Oehl said. This does not make it back from space. It burns up in the atmosphere. This is the only one. The move of the tank, up the Intracoastal Waterway, began in 2013, but such things as pavement of overhead obstacles have had to be done as Wings of Dreams volunteers are working to meet Department of Transportation concerns about the trip the tank 100. You can have a telephone pole that may have six lines coming across it, Oehl said. It could be cable TV. It could be telephone. It could be power. Any number of things that from one pole to the next pole may change ownership. The coordination of who owns what and where, while were moving this monster, is enormous. Its never been done before. This is the largest piece of aerospace hardware moved over land since Howard Hughes moved the Spruce Goose in 1947. Growing up in Any child that grew up in the U.S. in the 1960s undoubtedly between the U.S. and the Soviet Union, but Oehl had an up close and personal view of the event. His father, Don, was a Grumman engineer who worked at NASA. I was in Mission Control during many of the launches, right there behind the glass, watching my dad standing there with the lunar director and everybody else Oehl said. He was chief of quality control for the lunar module program. In fact, the elder Oehl helped assemble the team that worked out the problem of how to save the Apollo 13 astronauts. When that day happened, I remember Dad didnt come home, Oehl said. In fact, for three days he didnt come home. They stayed there, and they worked on putting parts and pieces together that would help Oehl was asked about the future of Americas space are happening in regard to the private industry. As an example, he cited the Elon Musks SpaceX rockets that can land on the same pad they took off from after dropping off payloads in space. Oehl asked, Who wouldve even thought that was possible a year or two ago? As for NASA, Oehl said, When a White House administration pretty much canceled NASAs budget and turned it into social programs, NASA was dying. They didnt have direction. They also didnt have leadership because there were people appointed to leadership that didnt really have vision. That may be sad for someone side is Wings of Dreams has The blessing of that is we were able to rescue a lot of things (from NASA), he said. The move of the space shuttle fuel tank isnt the only thing of note occurring in regard to Wings of Dreams. Oehl said a Douglas C-47 Skytrain the museum acquired via donation from Lee County mosquito control, has been restored to the point where its now operational. It has Zephyrhills, where it is currently getting fully restored. World War II, most of these aircraft were parked out in the desert and then cut up for scrap, Oehl said. They were pots and pans. There arent a whole lot of them around. A year from now, Oehl will part of a program involving National Geographic and the British Broadcasting Corporation to commemorate the 75th anniversary of D-Day. Two plane to Berlin to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Berlin Airlift. Then on to Italy where (the plane) will winter because we cant come back across the North Atlantic in winter, Oehl said. Oehl talked of another aircraft in Wings of Dreams possession a Cessna O-2 Skymaster. The O-2 was used in Vietnam as a forward air control aircraft and also was a PSYOPS psychological warfare aircraft, Oehl said. Ours in particular is an O-2B. There were only 31 of them built. Oehl showed a photo of the ago and explained it is currently being restored and will be part of a Wings of Dreams partnership with Veterans Airlift Command, which transports combat Wings of Dreams Executive Director Bob Oehl displays a chart detailing the history of the Douglas C-47 Skytrain Normandy next year as part of an event commemorating the anniversary of D-Day. One of the planes Wings of Dreams has acquired and in the process of restoring is this Cessna O-2B Skymaster.


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I am running on a platform of Social, Economic, and Environmental Justice details at TomWellsFor Key elements are: Corruption: So long as corporations are funding our elections, any political victories are temporary. We must pass effective public funding of Straight Arrow candidates. This will break the chains of corporate democracy. Health care is a human right: Single payer health care out, with no co-pays and no deductibles. With coverage for dental, vision, hearing and mental health. Cost: All this costs $1 trillion per year LESS than we pay for health care now. That trillion dollars is given to corporations by acts of Congress. That is the cost of corruption, in just the health care sector, taken by the donor-owners of our Congress. National defense and veterans: We must fully fund the VA. Stop offering our veterans choices that they dont want. We will enhance national security by banning military contractors operate outside the law and their which requires endless war. The savings will be more than enough to double the salaries of our enlisted men and women. Environment: Climate change is the critical problem of our time. Fuels. I will offer an amendment to tax greenhouse gases at $100/ ton of carbon dioxide equivalent taken at the source. wounded and other veterans to medical appointments. Its a way to kind of give back and help out, Oehl said. As a multiple-year combat veteran myself, this is a very important mission that needs to be done. When asked how parts are come by to keep such vintage aircraft up and running, Oehl said, Ive got several semis full of parts that weve saved, some of them still in the cosmoline not overhauled, but new old stock. Ive rescued about 150,000 pounds of parts to keep people from all over coming here to pick through what we have. In regard to the passion he and others have for working on old planes, Oehl said, There are up overhauling radial engines. Besides displaying collections of vintage aircraft and space program artifacts, Wings of Dreams also hosts major air shows. Weve had the military come in with the (Douglas) A-3 (Skywarrior) demonstration team, Oehl said. That wasnt Jacksonville that did that. It was Wings of Dreams that did that. The museum also hosts astronomy programs featuring University of Florida professor to look through giant telescopes. Hes bringing in galaxies that are 31 million light years away, Oehl said. Just wrap your head around that. Wings of Dreams offers educational programs for children and once even had a visit from a group from Ohio. Thousands of kids from all over come here, Oehl said. Oehl said the museum is typically open for tours on Saturdays noon until 4 p.m., though tours can be arranged by appointment as well by calling 352-256-8037. We have a lot going on out there, Oehl said. We welcome you to come out for a tour. and Susan King. For more information, please visit or call the aforementioned number. The museum also has a Facebook page. Hopes are to one day complete the move for this NASA space shuttle external fuel tank from Kennedy Space Center to Wings of Dreams. The tank is currently in Green Cove Springs. Hardee receives this years Betty Warren Scholarship BY CLIFF SMELLEY Telegraph Staff Writer Union County High School student Macey Hardee, who is dual-enrolled at Santa Fe College, now knows what she wants to be when she grows up, and the Col. Samuel Elbert Chapter of the National Society Daughters help her accomplish it, awarding her with its annual Betty Eileen Warren Memorial Scholarship. Hardee, who plans to become a nurse, was presented with the $1,500-per-semester scholarship by Warren family representatives Jeff Warren (Bettys son), married to Bettys son John, now deceased) and Whitney Warren Tansill (Lynda and Johns daughter) at the Col. Samuel Elbert Chapters May 7 meeting. This scholarship is something my family cherishes because over the years, with (the Col. Samuel Elbert Chapters) help, we have helped a lot of young people with their education, Jeff Warren said. That is something that meant a lot to my mother and our entire family. Betty Hodges, who is the Col. Samuel Elbert Chapter treasurer, told Hardee, That scholarship is renewable in December. If you maintain your grade-point average, please, please take advantage of that and ask for more money. Hardee laughed and said, Ill probably be doing that. Hodges said chapter members had a tough choice deciding between Hardee and one other applicant for its scholarship. What set Hardees application apart was a written submission detailing what she wanted to do with her life. Hodges shared what Hardee had written, which began, As a child, you often hear the question, What do you want to be when you grow up? Immediately, ones imagination would run wild. One day, my dream would be to dominate as a professional ice skater. The next day, I would dream of intimate encounters with wild animals as an animal trainer at Sea World. Hardee wrote that the question of what she wanted to do when she grew up didnt hold extreme value for her at a younger age as she thought she had plenty of time to make her decision. Now, I am grown up, and the present-day question of what I want to do for the rest of my life is constantly stressful, Hardee wrote as part of her scholarship application. That $1 million question engulfs my every thought as graduation nears and is persistent with its nagging. Yet if I drown out all the noise in my head, there is one thing I have known all along: I want to leave my mark on this world. My footprints may not lead to fame or fortune, recognition or appreciation, but I remain steadfast in my desire to only follow a path that leads to impacting others in a positive light. That path brought recognition of the value I held to making a different to those around me, which in turn directed Hardee, whose sister Taylor received the Betty Warren Scholarship in 2013, explained to the Col. Samuel Elbert Chapter members and Warren family members that after she completes her associate in science degree at Santa Fe, she wants to enroll in the schools nursing program. She plans to graduate as a registered nurse and work in anesthesiology with the end goal of becoming a nurse anesthetist. Helping people is what I want to do, said Hardee, who hopes to work in a childrens hospital or an outpatient clinic. I know I can do that by being a nurse. Betty Eileen Warren was a longtime resident of Starke, devoted to many community activities and serving in leadership roles within First Baptist Church, the Shands auxiliary and the Daughters of Betty was born in 1924 in rural West Virginia, where she was one of six girls, Hodges said. Growing up during the Depression, there was little opportunity or encouragement to achieve an advanced education. Macey Hardee is this years recipient of the Col. Samuel Elbert Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolutions Betty Warren Memorial Scholarship. Pictured (l-r) are: Warren family members Whitney Tansill and Lynda Warren Perez, Warren. Stamp Out The 26th annual Letter Carriers Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive is scheduled for Saturday, May 12. To participate, leave a bag of non-perishable food items near your mailbox. Your letter carrier will pick it up. Feeding Northeast Florida staff and volunteers will help distribute donations to families in need. scholarships is Senior agricultural students interested in applying for scholarships from the Bradford County Fair must have their applications completed and submitted by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, May 15. Applications can be obtained from agriculture teachers at Bradford and Union County high schools. Theyre also available For more information, please call Bradford County Fair Manager Dale Woodruff at 904964-5995. Parents Parents of any Bradford High School student interested in playing football are invited to attend a meeting on Tuesday, May 15, at 6:30 p.m. at the BHS track. Players return with annual Southside Elementary Schools Southside Players present the musical, Ali Baba and the Bongo Bandits, on Saturday, May 12, at 6 p.m. in the Bradford High School auditorium. Admission is $6 (3 and under free). Scholarships the Santa Fe College Andrews Centers annual College for Kids programs and camps. Scholarships are available. Please visit the Andrews Center at 209 W. Call St. (8 a.m.-8 p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 8


County arrests David Byon Brauchle, 29, of Starke was arrested May 5 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Cedric Carter, 38, of Lawtey was arrested May 5 by Bradford deputies for battery. Daryl James Fowler, 25, of Starke was arrested May 5 by Bradford deputies for possession of cocaine and possession of drug equipment. of Lake Butler was arrested May 2 by Starke police for an out-ofcounty warrant. Nicole Nadine Grayson, 40, of Starke was arrested May 3 by Bradford deputies for driving with a revoked or suspended license and attaching a tag to a vehicle not registered to that vehicle. According to an arrest report, saw the defendant run a stop sign at the corner of Park and Lake streets in Lawtey, just before 6 p.m. Grayson pulled into the Fast Track convenience store and a detective accompanying Hanson checked the status of the drivers license, which had been and was currently suspended. that the tag attached to Graysons vehicle was registered to another car. Danwand Lee Green, 37, of Lawtey was arrested May 3 by Starke police for possession of drugs. Dustin Andrew Heaton of Lawtey was arrested May 3 by Lawtey police for disorderly intoxication. Drian Vontrel Jenkins, 21, of Starke was arrested May 3 by state troopers for possession of drug equipment, resisting an Michael James Massey, 34, of Starke and Krystal Gale Mobley, 39, of Starke were arrested May 3 by Starke police for larceny. According to an arrest report, a loss prevention Starkes Walmart observed the pair on video tape on April 12. The Walmart employee told investigating Clancy Jr. that male tamper with the metal tabs securing an HP Chromebook concealed the laptop and left the store with the female without paying for the computer. The pair returned a short time later and purchased other items from the store. Another Walmart and also picked them out of a photo lineup. The value of the Chromebook was $528. Jason M. McLaughlin, 50, of Starke was arrested May 6 by Bradford deputies for battery. Mariam Hodge Miller, 51, of Starke John Miller, 64, of Starke were arrested May 2 by Bradford deputies for child neglect. According to an arrest report, the couple were verbally abusive to a child in their custody, homeschooled the student, but failed to offer individual help, leaving the child on a computer with educational software that the student could not understand. In addition, when the minor told the Millers she was involved with an adult, the couple failed to protect the child from the neighbor. Kimberly Osborne, 43, of Starke was arrested May 5 by Bradford deputies for assault. Interlachen was arrested May 3 by Bradford deputies for two out-of-county warrants. Anthony Lloyd Sheppard, 19, of Lawtey was arrested May 3 by state troopers for possession of drug equipment, possession of marijuana, two counts of a revoked or suspended license and reckless driving. According to an arrest report, pursued the defendant in his car and on foot, stopping Sheppard with a Taser. Latravia Strawder, 25, of Alachua was arrested May 6 by Bradford deputies for battery. Candice Melody Stein, 34, of Starke was arrested May 2 by Bradford deputies for possession of cocaine, possession of drug equipment, an out-of-county warrant and driving with a revoked or suspended license. Travis Allen Stewart, 29, of Fort White was arrested May 2 by Bradford deputies for a probation violation. Michael Kentrell Watson, 21., of Starke was arrested May 4 by Bradford deputies for battery. Joshua Ethen Wilkerson, 29, of Starke was arrested May 3 by Lawtey police for possession of a weapon. Tiffany Dawn Wilkerson, 26, of Lawtey was arrested May 1 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Waldo was arrested May 4 by Bradford deputies for larceny. Clay County arrests Stephen Daniel Alltop, 44, was arrested May 5 in Keystone Heights by Clay deputies for failure to appear. Sean M. Haddix, 27, was arrested May 6 in Keystone Heights by Clay deputies for domestic violence. Victoria Page Hemphill, 23, was arrested May 5 in Keystone Heights by Clay deputies for retail petit theft. Barry Lee Long, 32, was arrested May 6 in Keystone Heights by Clay deputies for a probation violation. Emily Aline Murphy, 33, was arrested May 5 in Keystone Heights by Clay deputies for DUI. Joseph Kenneth Muschamp, 43, was arrested May 4 in Keystone Heights for possession of not more than 20 grams of marijuana. Christopher Silvey, 36, was arrested May 5 in Keystone Heights by Clay deputies for a probation violation. Caleb Bryan Stewart, 19, of Keystone Heights was arrested May 1 by Clay deputies for failure to appear. Union County arrests Thomas Joseph Bell, 38, of Union deputies for aggravated assault. According to an arrest report, the defendant pointed a 357-magnum handgun at the parents of his girlfriend and told the father he was going to kill him. Christopher Joseph Gordon, 36, of Lake Butler was arrested May 3 by Union deputies for an out-of-county warrant. Keith Bradley Mills, 41, of Alachua was arrested April 3 by Union deputies for a sex offense against a child. In April, 21 Bradford Middle School band students performed at Palatka High School as County Middle School Honor Band. top students from Bradford, Clay and Putnam counties, performed four pieces of music. Each representative school was granted the opportunity to have its director conduct one piece of BMS students made up almost half of the 49-member band. Plus, 10 out of the 13 sections BMS. The band was formed to and provide an opportunity for them to excel in a unique and collaborative environment. The High School Tri-County Honor Bands performance was also a huge success. The 63-member band, which High School, consisted of 17 students from Bradford High chair players. BHS participants were: Miller, Collin Starling, Zachary Teague, James Dreyfuss, Nadia Steifel, Sydnie Jenkins, Ashley Creighton, Isabel Burns, Austin ODell, Brooklyn Bayes, Austin Martin and Paige Howell. 4B Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section Thursday, May 10, 2018 CRIME She found a way to attend the University of West Virginia for a short time, but soon left to join the wartime workforce with the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Washington, D.C. Hodges said Warren never had the opportunity to return to school, but she maintained a love of books throughout her life and placed a high value on lifelong learning. example of her life, Hodges said. Betty would be honored to know that in her memory, she was able to provide an investment and hope for deserving students to achieve their dream of an advanced degree. The Betty Warren Memorial Scholarship is presented annually to a student of Santa Fe College who is working toward a degree American history. DAR Tanner Aucoin, Madilyn Wilsey*, Nicholas Teague*, Abigail Clouser, Madison Taylor*, Erika Davis*, Omari James, Christine Samons, Cynthia Macedo, Shaynah Miller, (back, l-r) Melanie Sammons, Gavin Sakkinen, Cyrus Coblentz, Andrew Crews*, Teagan Bradley, Emily Burns*, Brooklynn Reddish*, Rhett Bradley, Shawn Davis* and Ancelmo Macedo Banda*. Not pictured: Reagan Weller*. BMS students part of 1st Tri-County Honor Band Photos from Concert on the Green a.m.-4 p.m. Fridays) to obtain an application. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 18. Junior College for Kids, which is for ages 6-10 entering the June 4-8, while College for Kids, which is for children entering the sixth-10th grades, takes place June 18-22. Each session consists of four classes, starting at 8 a.m. and ending at noon. The cost to attend is $80. Exploring Science camps are offered the same dates as Junior College for Kids and College for Kids, beginning at 12:30 p.m. and ending at 4:30 p.m. The cost is also $80. Additional camps will be offered for sports, art and LEGO The Basketball Fundamentals Camp is offered June 11-15, with an 8-10 a.m. session for ages 6-10 and a 10 a.m.-noon session for ages 11-15. Each session costs $40. The Sports Performance Game Camp teaches participants how to perform under adverse conditions and complete tasks by providing a sense of empowerment and personal achievement. A June 11-15 session is offered for ages 8-14, while a June 18-22 session is offered for ages 6-10. Each session runs from 12:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. and costs $80. The Sports Performance Competition Camp is for children ages 8-14 who want to learn the mechanics of running and transfer it to their sport of choice. Two sessions are offered: June 4-8 and June 25-29. Each session runs from 12:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. and costs $80. A 2D Art Camp for ages 8-14 will be offered June 11-15 from 12:30 p.m. until 2:30 p.m., while a 3D Art Camp for the same age group and during the same dates will be offered from 2:30 p.m. until 4:30 p.m. Each camp is $40. takes place June 25-29 from 9 a.m. until noon. The cost is $80. For more information, please visit the Andrews Center at 209 W. Call St. (8 a.m.-* p.m. Mondays-Thursdays, 8 a.m.4 p.m. Fridays) or call 904964-5382. You may also visit and click on the Community Ed and College for Kids links for more information or to register. Warren of Southside Elementary perform with the secondand third-grade group. Alto saxophone players Zachary Teague (left) and Cody Sapp perform with the BHS band. Lake City was arrested May 2 by Union deputies for driving with a suspended or revoked license. Wendy Beth Williams, 49, of Lake Butler was arrested May 4 by Union deputies for driving with a suspended or revoked license, possession of drugs and possession of drug equipment. Massey Miller Miller


Letter to the Editor: The Chairman of the Florida Constitution Revision Commissions (CRC) Style and Drafting Committee, Brecht Heuchan, defended grouping several issues into one amendment, saying it was done by past commissions. He stated the ballot language is clear and easily understood, that voters are exceedingly smart and will decide how they want Florida in the future. He said grouping issues will limit the length of the ballot, because long ballots create a disincentive to voting. In my view, the voters are smart, just as Heuchan has stated, and the voters would take the time to vote on each, independent issue. The CRC has left us to vote on eight amendments. Six of the amendments address two to four issues each, most not related to each other, forcing the voter to approve three things they distain to get one issue they desire. Bait us with steak and feed us hog swill. The citizen initiative amendments are limited to one Thursday, May 10, 2018 Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section 5B Socials Letters Obituaries Serving Families in North Florida since 1973 STARKE OFFICE OPEN 8:30 to 5:00 MON-FRIHwy 301 North, Starke 904-964-2010 (Next to Best Western) The areas largest supplier of Colored GraniteWhen Quality Counts, You Can Count On UsPrimary Location in Lake City at 561 NW Hilton Ave.Member of Better Business Bureau Monument Builders of North America Florida Monument BuildersFL Lic. # F037700 Archer Funeral Home Within Your Means Now, Peace of Mind Always 20 Ga. Metal Casket(4 colors)Vault, Graveside or Chapel Service with one hour prior visitation$5,59520 Ga. Metal Casket(4 colors)Vault, Graveside or Chapel Service with one hour prior visitation$5,595 FUNERAL SERVICE WITHMemorial ServiceServices held at Archer Memorial Chapel$1,895WITHMemorial ServiceServices held at Archer Memorial Chapel$1,895CREMATION 386.496.2008pre-payment arrangements available55 NORTH LAKE AVENUE LAKE BUTLER, FL 32054 Jacqueline Alexander RAIFORDJacqueline Yvonne Alexander, 65, of Raiford died Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Shands of Starke Hospital, Starke. She was born in Jacksonville. She was a member of Magnolia Missionary Baptist Church, Raiford. She attended the local schools of Duval County. She is survived by: daughter, Lora Thomas of Raiford; brother, Jerome Lee Nixon of Jacksonville; sisters, Patsy Williams, Carolyn Edwards, Lora Jacksons all of Jacksonville, and Cynthia Nichols of Arizona; two grandchildren and many other family members. Funeral services were held on May 5 at Magnolia Missionary Baptist Church Raiford with Pastor Henry Ortiz conducting the services. Interment was held in Five Sapling Cemetery in Raiford. Arrangements were by Haile Funeral Home Inc. Starke. Joseph Califano, Jr. KEYSTONE HEIGHTSJoseph Joey Frank Califano, Jr. 73, of Keystone Heights died at his home Thursday, May 3, 2018. He was born Sept. 29, 1944 in Jacksonville to the late Joseph Frank and Santa Rose (DeRosa) Califano. He was a service advisor with a car dealership before retiring to Keystone Heights. He was a parishioner of St. William Catholic Church and had served in the National Guard with the 146th Signal Battalion. Survivors are: his wife of 54 years, Constance Connie Califano of Keystone Heights; children, Lorraine Califano (Timothy Holloway) of Middleburg, and Billy (Rebecca) Califano of Keystone Heights; brother, Gerard (Judy) Califano of Highlands, North Carolina; six grandchildren; one greatgrandchild; and many other family members. Funeral Mass was held Tuesday, May 8 at St. William Catholic Church with Father Mike Williams presiding. Interment will followed at the Keystone Heights Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of JonesGallagher Funeral Home, Keystone Heights. Deacon John Diggs Deacon John Earnel Diggs, age 78, son of the late Deacon John and Christine Diggs, Deacon of New Hope Missionary Baptist Church, former Head Operator of E. I. DuPont and 16 Degree Mason, peacefully left us on Sunday, May 6, 2018, during his stay at Haven Hospice Custead Care Center, Orange Park. The Homegoing Celebration will be held 4:00 pm Saturday, May 12, at Mount Zion A.M.E. Church (Lawtey) where Reverend Tracy McGeathey Lockley is Pastor, with Rev. Alvin Green delivering the Eulogy. The Burial will follow at the Peetsville Cemetery. Deacon Diggs will be viewed at the Funeral Home on Friday 2-3:30 pm, and later at the Mount Zion A.M.E. Church (on Friday) 5-7:00 pm; On Saturday, Deacon Diggs will be viewed at Mount Zion A.M.E. Church 30 Minutes prior to the Services and with the Processional. The Procession will form at his residence, 21581 NE 17th Ave, Lawtey, at 3:15 pm. Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Emma Newsome Diggs of Lawtey; step mother, Inez Butler Diggs of Starke; children, Christopher Diggs of Sarasota, Cartrissa Diggs of Starke, Dalton Diggs (and Tracy) of Raiford, (John Diggs Deceased), Demond Diggs and Juvoyn Diggs of Lawtey, Dewayne Tyson of Starke, and Joseph Felton of Lawtey; sisters, Palm Lawton and Louise Hudson (Deceased); brothers, Benny Dixon (Deceased), Robert Diggs of Junction City, KS, James Diggs of Starke; Aunt, Alice Hamilton of Lawtey; And a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Arrangements entrusted to: Duncan Brothers Funeral Home, 428 NW 8th St., Gainesville. PAID OBITUARY Bennie Harris LAWTEYIt is with great sadness that the family of Bennie Joe Harris, age 73, announces his passing on Tuesday, May 1, 2018. Bennie was born on Aug. 20, 1944 in West Monroe, Louisiana. Bennie proudly served in the U.S. Navy for 30 years and served three tours with the Department of Corrections for 12 years before retiring. He was active in the NRA and supported our 2nd Amendment rights. Bennie will be fondly remembered for his love for his family, especially the joy he found in his beloved grandchildren. He loved to hunt and was an excellent gunsmith. His skills included woodworking and building. He will be missed on Saturday mornings having coffee with his best friend and son-in-law, Wannis Walker. He was preceded in death by his father, H.W. Harris; mother, Annie Ruth Thomas; and Paul John Thomas; sister, Susie Cascio; brother, Barney F. Harris; and beloved son, Paul John Harris. Bennie leaves behind his loving wife of 42 years, Laura Harris; children, Tina Harris, Barbara (Jeff) Franklin, Ruth Anne (Wannis) Walker, Frank Mastronardi and Floyd Mastronardi; brothers, Johnny (Linda) Thomas and Jimmy (Linda) Thomas; sisters, Dorothy (CD) Spillers and Paula (Andy) Jones. Bennies legacy includes his twelve grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren: Kristen Pleus (Addy Pleus), Bennie Joe Saucer, Brittany Travis Evan Anderson (Bradley Anderson), Logan Crawford, Rod Crawford III, Zakary Wannis Walker, Mallory Mastronardi (Deena), Paul John Harris II, and Cameron Jenkins. Funeral Service was held on May 5 at Archer Funeral Home in Lake Butler. Interment followed in the Lawtey Cemetery in Lawtey. Arrangements are under the care of Archer Funeral Home located at 55 N Lake Ave Lake Butler. For more information, please call (386)496-2008. PAID OBITUARY Donna Jackson LAWTEYDonna Gail Rigdon Jackson was born on March 10, 1956 in Lawtey. Donna is survived by: her longtime companion, Frank DeYoung; her loving mother, Doris (Carlos) Danson; her brother, Winfred Charles (Linda) Rigdon Jr.; her sister, Marian Danson Wayne (Charlene) Walling; and her six grandchildren, Honor, Holly, and Dylan Raulerson; Chase and Aiden Rigdon; and Alexis Walling. She also had many nieces and nephews that loved her dearly. She was preceded in death by: her father, Winfred Charles Rigdon, Sr. in 1956; and beloved stepfather, Wiles Bud Danson, Jr. in 1994. Donna was an avid NASCAR fan with her favorite driver being Chase Elliott. Her entire life she listened to, sang, and wrote country music. As a child, she worshipped Loretta Lynn, and never outgrew her passion for music. Her diverse work history included: store management, long distance Department of Corrections. While she loved her career and travels as a coast She was a born again Christian and loved to share the word of God. She loved that had gone home before her. In her later years, she enjoyed staying home, loving her cat Gracie, and utilizing her artistic skills in color sketches and painting. May 2, 2018. Even through her sickest times and many stays in hospice, she maintained her sense of humor. One of the many times when she was asked Lynn. During the same visit her doctor asked how she felt, she replied, PAID OBITUARY T h e h i r i n g o f a l a w y e r i s a n i m p o r t a n t d e c i s i o n t h a t s h o u l d n o t b e b a s e d s o l e l y u p o n a d v e r t i s e m e n t s B e f o r e y o u d e c i d e a s k u s t o s e n d y o u i n f o r m a t i o n a b o u t o u r q u a l i f i c a t i o n s a n d e x p e r i e n c e Susie King-Moore STARKE Susie King-Moore, age 53, of Starke passed away unexpectedly Saturday, May 5, 2018 at Shands Hospital in Gainesville. She was born March 10, 1965 in Gainesville and has been a longtime resident of Starke. Prior to retirement she worked in the banking industry as Baptist who enjoyed cooking, going an animal lover having numerous cats and dogs over the years. Susie was known for being a loving mother to her children, family and friends. She was preceded in death by her son, Rodney King; and her biological father, Johnny Wales. Her survivors are: her husband of 26 years, Wayne Moore; mother and step-father, Sylvia (Broskey) and Lee Padgett of Interlachen; father, Richard Davis of Gainesville; two sons, D.J. Zwicker (Kayla Young) and Ricky (Karen) King all of Starke; two step-children, Clint Moore of Raiford and Kelly (Matt) Rolling of Keystone Heights; sister Laura Marie (Byron) Alligood of Keystone Heights; and a brother, Wesley Pryde of Interlachen. Also left behind are nine grandchildren Wyett King and Kenley King along with Logan, Ashley, Darren, Conner, Crystal, Clinton and Cody. The family will receive friends in the DeWitt C. Jones Chapel Friday, May 11 between 6:00 p.m. Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Saturday, May 12, in the DeWitt C. Jones Chapel with Pastor Jason Crawford and Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, Starke. (904) PAID OBITUARY Julia McMullen KEYSTONE HEIGHTSJulia Judy Faye McMullen, age 77, of Keystone Heights passed away at her home Friday, May 4, 2018. She was born Dec. 30, 1940 in Gadsden, Alabama to the late V.C. Mac and Bessie (Williams) McNair. Mrs. McMullen began her career starting with the Department of Transportation; she then began working with the City of a car. Sewing, quilting, playing various musical instruments are just some of the many talents she had. She was also known for her famous quotes, Well see, Maybe, Right back at ya and My tickets bought and paid for. Mrs. McMullen is survived by: two children, Denyse Riemer and Dudley Herring both of Keystone Heights. She was also known as Nona to four grandchildren, Julia Wagner, Danny Herring, Nick Riemer and Dylon Herring as well as three great-grandchildren, Makenna Davis, Contessa Herring and Decker Herring. A graveside service was held May 9 at Eliam Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, Keystone Heights. PAID OBITUARY Willie Randolph LAWTEY Willie Lee Randolph, 74, of Lawtey died Saturday, May 5, 2018 at his residence in Columbus, Georgia in which he had recently moved. churches of Lawtey. He served with the United States Army. He is survived by: his daughter, Brenda Randolph Rhone of Columbus, Georgia; two grandsons; brothers, Lester K. Randolph of Jacksonville, James E. Randolph of Orlando, and Haywood Randolph of Miami; and sisters, Cornelius Simmons and Mary Alice Lewis both of Jacksonville. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, May 12 in True Vine Outreach Ministry Church, Starke with Elder Ross Chandler conducting the services. Interment will be held in Peetsville Cemetery, Lawtey. Arrangements are under the direction of Haile Funeral Home Inc. Starke. Visitation will be held on May 11, Family hour 3-4:00 pm Friends 4-6:00 pm. The Cortege will form at the residence of Willie and Louise Johnson, 1226 Edwards Road, Starke on Saturday at 10:30 a.m. The repass will be at Mt Pisgah AME Church Steel Mill Road Starke. Norma Shorter COEUR DALENE, IDAHO Norma Maxine Shorter, age 83, passed away Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at Kootenai Medical Facility. Maxine was born April 11, 1935 to Raymond and Belva Spann in Mooresville, North Carolina and grew up in Baltimore, Maryland with her four siblings. She later relocated to Tampa where she married Raymond Gavilan and raised their daughter, Betty. Later in her life she relocated to Fairbanks, Alaska where she met and married Murl Shorter. Upon retirement, she and Murl moved to Melrose where she owned and operated a dog grooming and boarding business for many years. Through her love of animals, she gained many friends who enjoyed her upbeat, humorous and generous nature. In 2012, Maxine moved to Coeur dAlene to be closer to her daughter, Betty. She truly enjoyed the fellowship with all of her friends and neighbors at her residence at Bestland Senior Independent Living..her door was always open. Maxine was preceded in death by: her husband, Murl Shorter; her sisters, Johnnie Hartzog, Betty Lawson, Peggy Stone; and brother, Raymond Reds Spann. She is survived by: her daughter, Betty Zabek; son-in-law Jim Remitz; and her stepdaughter, Mary Elizabeth Shorter. A celebration of Maxines life will be held at Bestland Senior Independent Living, 606 E. Best Avenue, Coeur dAlene at 2:30 pm, June 1, 2018. In lieu Society, PO Box 1005, Hayden, ID 83835. PAID OBITUARY BHS CLASS OF 1953 The BHS Classmates of are invited to a luncheon at The Steak House on US 301 in Starke at 12:30 on June 2nd. Hoping for a good attendance, so please contact other classmates. issue. The CRC should be held to the same standards as the voters relative to amendments. Doing otherwise, they appear to be nothing more than appointed, political hacks, doing the business of the politicians who appointed them, not the people. Please, before November, take the time to read and these amendments, then make educated, informed decisions at


6B Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section Thursday, May 10, 2018 Roof Leaks Re-Roofs Shingles Metal Low Slope Mobile Home Commercial Lifetime Roofs Siding Rotten Wood Replacement FREE ESTIMATES Locally Owned www.LewisWalkerRoofing.comGuaranteed Best Service Guaranteed Best Warranties Guaranteed Best Prices Toll Free 866-959-7663 the ballot box. There are three citizen and two legislative generated amendments I will give serious consideration to before voting. vote from me. In the end, they alone will be the judge of our work. Jack Schenk Dear Editor: There was a time when I was proud of my small town and its accomplishments. But lately there hasnt been much to be proud of. Years ago some people got together and made some changes, some drastic changes. Our downtown was going downhill at tremendous speed and no one was trying to stop it. Then some people who actually cared about our city got together and our city began a positive journey. Empty buildings started inmate crews came in and started cleaning our streets. We were looking good. What happened? No one at the city knows whats going on or really seems to care. Wait, let me correct myself on that. Our code enforcement who realizes we have abandoned buildings and trashlittered yards. But she cant do anything about it. Signed complaints, but one person can only do so much. I was under the impression that place to promote and support business in our city. There again I was wrong. I have had a small business on the outskirts of our city for 8 months. I have had 2 Two, that is pathetic. I asked one commissioner about it he said it wasnt his thing. How do you know if its not your thing if you have never been in there? My next answer was this commissioner didnt have time. Excuse me isnt that what you were voted in for, to have time for the citizens. My next thing is my signs. Due to the sign ordinance I am not allowed permanent signs. I would straighten them every day if I could but due to the rough terrain, and my balance, that is impossible for me to do. So my solution to the problem of the city commissioner who requested that they be removed when you are out for your morning walk why not straighten them. It would make the city look better, help me out, and it might make you feel better. We are all in this together to make Starke a better place starting at the top. Carolyn Crews Carolyns Creations LETTERS BY CLIFF SMELLEY Telegraph Staff Writer Hits were hard to come by, but the Union County High School baseball team didnt need many as it was able to score all of its runs in the seventh inning despite just having one hit in the inning to defeat top seed Williston 3-1 and win the District 6-1A championship on May 3 in Lake Butler. for the Tigers (18-8) since 2012 the year they won the state championship. Union hosted 9. If the Tigers won, they will either travel to play Madison County or host Williston for Tuesday, May 15, at 7 p.m. Starling, who drove in the trouble putting into words what trophy. Its indescribable, he said. It really is. It doesnt seem real. Freshmen pitcher Garrett Mullins, who earned the win, said, Im just so excited right now. Weve come so far from when we started in January. Weve grown so much as a team, as a family. I cant be more excited. Williston (18-7), who was the designated home team as the number-one seed, took a 1-0 lead in the bottom of the sixth. Chandler Neal hit a leadoff double and moved to inning, Union Head Coach Boo Mullins said he told his players, When this is over, weve still won tonight. If its 1-0 at the end, we won. Theyre supposed to beat us by 10 runs. The Tigers didnt settle for a moral victory, though. Garrett Mullins admitted he and his teammates lost a little but putting multiple runners on base in the second base changed that. We gained it right back, Mullins said. They couldnt take it away from us. a pitch to lead off the top of the seventh. Mullins moved courtesy runner Paden Clyatt before Clyatt then advanced to third on a wild pitch. Caden Cox was hit by a pitch and promptly stole second. Starling pitch he saw for a single that scored Clyatt. Coach Mullins told me, Get up there, and be ready to hit early in the count. Thats what I did, Starling said. I saw a fastball and put the bat on it. Cox was tagged out going to third on a ground ball hit by Skyler Shatto, leaving Starling on second and Shatto Jake Worthington drew a walk to load the bases, Whip Davis drew another walk to force Starling in and give the Tigers a 2-1 lead. Tripp Davis was then hit by a pitch to force Shatto in In the bottom of the seventh, batter and forced the second to ground out. Levi Pickel then popped up to Cox at shortstop to end the game. The seventh was only one of two innings in which the Tigers had multiple baserunners. In two on when Mullins singled and Starling walked. Williston ended the inning when it turned a ground ball hit by Shatto into a double play. Union had a runner on Williston had three runners in scoring position, leaving two stranded, while the other was thrown out on an attempt to steal third base. Mullins allowed four hits and no walks, while striking out three. Starling said, while Mullins said, I didnt do it by myself. Everybody played a role in this. That includes the head coach his father, who was a standout pitcher himself in high school and college before pitching in the Major Leagues for the Milwaukee Brewers. My dad, he calls pitches, Mullins said. Hes good at it. He called the right ones on the right counts. I threw it where it needed to go, and God blessed me. Coach Mullins said his son almost has no choice but to be a good pitcher because hes so hard on him. Still, the elder Mullins said he was surprised at how calm Garrett was on the mound. In fact, the whole season has been a pleasant surprise. Garrett is 7-1 with a Hes worked hard, Boo Mullins said. The coach has a pretty young team overall. Four of the starting nine against Williston were freshmen, while the other three juniors. Mullins said its almost a shock that the Tigers have won 18 games, including defeating a more experienced team in Williston for the district title. However, after working with this group all year, the coach is moving forward into the postseason. Theyre young, but theyre good, and theyre not scared, Mullins said. (Williston) is going to be there at the end, but if we play like we did tonight, were going to be there at the end, too. athletes compete in 7 events at state BY CLIFF SMELLEY Telegraph Staff Writer ended at the highest level for four Bradford and Keystone Heights high school athletes at the May 4-5 Florida High School Athletic Association Track and Field Finals, which were held at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. Meghan Harris competed in three events for Bradford. She placed 12th in the triple jump with a distance of 35-10.5, while placing 13th and 19th, respectively, in the 400m and 300m hurdle preliminaries. Harris had a time of 58.02 in the 400m and a time of 48.78 in the hurdles. The top eight times in the preliminaries advanced to the Keystones Alex Guy competed in two events, placing 15th in the 1600m with a time of 4:30.44 and 16th in the 800m with a time of 2:00.33. Bradford had two other participants: Jade Hines and Jeremiah Vaughn. Hines placed 13th in the long jump with a distance of 17-1.5, while Vaughn placed 23rd in the 200m preliminaries with a time of 23.12. Vaughns participation came left him one spot of an automatic state berth, but Bradford coaches noticed he was included among the list of competitors. Coach Edrick Hamilton said Vaughn had been placed in a lottery and earned a bid, so Hamilton returned to Starke to pick up Vaughn.


Indians knock off state runner-up to advance BY CLIFF SMELLEY Telegraph Staff Writer Pitcher Megan Moncrief gave up one earned run and drove in two runs as part of helping the Keystone Heights High School softball team defeat last years state runnerMay 2 in Eustis. in the top of the third proved to be the difference, while Savannah Channell drove in an insurance run in the sixth on a single. Keystone, which was eliminated in last years got off to a fast start, scoring Ludwig and Bailey Story each singled, with Ludwig scoring on a Molly Crawford double. After Channell was hit by a pitch, Moncrief doubled to drive in Story and Crawford. Eustis (21-6) made it a 3-1 game in the bottom of the inning when leadoff batter Jaycie Michael singled and scored on a Leea Hanks Channell led off the top of the third with single and moved to second on With two outs, Worley singled and putting the Indians up 4-1. The Panthers made it a onerun game in the bottom of the inning. Michael, who reached base in all of her at-bats, hit a leadoff single, stole second and scored on Kayla Betts single. After Hankes reached singled to load the bases. Seriah Brokenborough drove but Moncrief was able to get out of the inning without any more damage. She forced Lexi to Channell at third base and Graelyn Crawford to pop up to Ludwig at second. Ludwig scored Keystones on a walk and scoring on Channells single to center Eustis had two on in the bottom of the seventh, but to ground out to end the game. Moncrief gave up nine hits and just one walk. Channell and Ludwig each went 2-for-3, while Crawford and Worley each went 2-for-4. Thursday, May 10, 2018 Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section 7B Read all about it... The areas latest crimes, news, obits, and items you cannot get anywhere else in the world!! If you want to know whats happening in the area subscribe 1 5 M I N U T E S E A ST O F G A I N E SV I L L E A N D F R O M M A Y 2 6 M A Y 2 9 3 5 2 46 8 2 7 46 20% OFF FOR ALL MILITARY VETERANS ON MAY 21 ST AND FROM MAY 28 TH MAY 30 TH BY CLIFF SMELLEY Telegraph Staff Writer Daelynn Eatmon gave up just three hits and one walk in a complete-game effort as the Keystone Heights High School softball team defeated Santa Fe game on May 8 in Alachua. win for the Indians (19-10) in six years. I couldnt be more proud (of the players), Keystone Head Coach Jessica Marquart said. They deserve it. They work so hard. Keystone now travels to play 2 championship on Friday, May 11, at 7 p.m. The win over Santa Fe came 12 days after the Indians suffered District 5 championship game. Its great to beat anybody in the district, especially the ones that beat us in the district championship, Marquart said, but at this point right now, it doesnt matter (who we play). The Indians were looking forward to another shot at Crawford, who homered and though she said thoughts didnt turn toward a possible rematch until Keystone defeated Eustis related story). We were so ready for this game, Crawford said. We were ready to get revenge. Eatmon, who took the loss 5 championship game, pitched innings. While Eatmon was shutting were scoring early, taking a 3-0 Ashleigh Jennings led the game off with a bunt single. After moving to second on Ashton Ludwigs ground out, she scored on a Bailey Story single. Keystone had two outs in the second when Cami Worley drove a 2-2 pitcher over the fence in The Indians faced two outs again in the third when Story hit a bloop double that just fell fair She scored on a Crawford single. Marquart said her players relish the opportunity to be the team hitting in the top half of the inning. Id love to be the home team, but theyre like, No. We want going to score. Crawford gave the Indians their last run when she led off the sixth with a home run. Santa Fe (20-9) got two consecutive singles to lead off the bottom of the sixth. Two run. was on third in the bottom of the seventh after reaching on an error and advancing on Jordan Bevingtons ground out. Hylton, however, was caught between third and home when Jaye Carter Northway. Catcher Story tagged Hylton out to complete the gameending double play. Crawford, Northway and 2-for-3 at the plate, while Story went 2-for-4. Since giving up six runs to Santa Fe in the third inning of the District 5 championship game, the Indians have outscored opponents 13-4 in 18 innings. Crawford said the team is looking to keep things rolling this postseason. Our motto is, Win the last game, she said. Were pumped. Were ready for it. Were not stopping now. Pictured after the game are (l-r) Cami Worley, Molly Crawford and Daelynn Eatmon. Worley and Crawford each hit a home run, while Eatmon was the winning pitcher, giving up three hits and one walk. Third baseman Savannah Channell (left) and Santa Fes Bailey Ledvina wait for the pitch. Ledvina would eventually score on an error. Lexi Northway takes a lead at second after Bailey Story (right) kicks up a lot of dust after successfully stealing second in the Catcher Bailey Story looks a runner back to base. Ashleigh Jennings bats reached on a single and Below: Shortstop Mollly in the bottom of the sixth.


8B Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section Thursday, May 10, 2018 FREE REMOVALREMOVALFREEof (used for research) tournament and will compete in the state tournament this week in Orlando. Pictured are: (front, l-r) Joey Barrick, Joseph Santos, Donovin Norman, Quinton Goodson, Clayton Stokely, (back, l-r) coach Brian Sapp, Aaron Randolph, Jakob Garrison, Colton Elixson, Jarrett Underhill, Justin Ring, Preston Crawford (All-Conference), Logan Miller and coach John Faulkner. The Northside Christian Academy softball team placed second at its conference tournament, but will compete in the state tournament this week in Orlando. Pictured are: (front, kneeling) Head Coach Jason Pilcher, (second row, l-r) coach April Pilcher, Jillian Kirkland, Amberlyn Pilcher, Morgan Elixson, Kayla Moss, Gracie Garrison, (back row, l-r) Taylor English, Makyllah Kirkland, Aniston Pilcher, Savannah Ennis, Tamya Coleman and Kyla Lawrence. BY CLIFF SMELLEY Telegraph Staff Writer Throwing a no-hitter is pretty special. So is signing a letter of intent to play college ball. Northside Christian Academy senior baseball player Colton Elixson has now done both this year. Elixson accepted a scholarship from Kentucky Christian University, with NCA hosting a signing ceremony on May 4. Its exciting, said Elixson, who pitched a no-hitter in the game. Im a little nervous, going far away from home, but to get an opportunity like this, of course Im going to take it. Elixson said he never believed such an opportunity would present itself, but he was put into contact with Kentucky Christian coaches by NCA coach John Faulkner, who is a KCU alumnus. To know that hes going to go to the school I graduated from means a great deal to me, Faulkner said. Im excited for him, and I know that hell do great. Elixson visited the Grayson, Kentucky, school and liked what he saw. One thing I really like is that its a small school, Elixson said. Im not going to have to really worry about a bunch of people. but Elixson is going to KCU as a pitcher. Elixson is currently 5-1, with the Eagles set to wrap up their season at the state tournament in Orlando. Elixson has also had some offensive highlights this year, including four triples during a playoff game. To successfully transition from high school to college, Elixson said, I just have to work out and practice, practice, practice. Faulkner said Elixson is a great athlete, but hopes playing at KCU will help increase his I think theres a lot of humility there, but he also needs to have I think playing against other college athletes will hopefully ability. Faulkner said what KCU will get is a player who always strives to do his best. Hes a great student of the game, Faulkner said. Hes always trying to perfect his game. Hes very coachable. Hes very passionate about the game. time as a KCU Knight should be quite the experience. Elixson said. Its going to be inning or so, itll feel just like it does now (at NCA). Before Elixson signed his paperwork, Faulkner, who is also the schools athletic director, encouraged the entire student body, which was in attendance, to follow in Elixsons footsteps. Its exciting to see our student athletes have the opportunity to continue to play at the next level. I want every single one of you to know its possible, Faulkner said. Looking down at Faulkner added, Even you guys down here, you kindergarteners. Dont just stop after high school. Seek the opportunity to play sports at the next level. We will try to do whatever we can to make that happen. Northside Christian Academy senior baseball player Colton Elixson, seated between NCA coach John Faulkner and mother, Jessica Dilas, places a Kentucky Christian University cap on his head during a May 4 signing ceremony. Upset loss ends Tigers hoes for another state title Special to the TelegraphTimes-Monitor Union County ran into a the 1A state softball playoffs on Friday night in Lake Butler. It was an opponent they had already beaten 3-2 in the regular season, and this would be the third year in a row that the Fightin Tigers (15-5) would open their postseason with the Madison County Cowgirls. Last year, they propel them all the way to the 1A State title a few weeks later in Vero Beach. But as the old adage goes, you do not have to be the better team, you just have to be better on that night, and Madison County (158) was, earning a 5-2 triumph and spoiling Union Countys repeat title aspirations in the process. The Cowgirls got started early, with Laila Dickey leading off the The Fightin Tigers were quick stepped off the rubber in the bottom half of the inning and the umpire waved home Teala Howard, who had led off the inning with a bloop triple. The inning would end with the teams all knotted up at 1-1, and with Union leaving a runner in scoring position, something that would become a theme for the night. Over the next four innings, Lexi Androlevich commanded control of the circle, shutting Madison down and forcing a three up-three down each time. Unfortunately for the Tigers, they were also able to produce over the same time span, leaving four runners on base, including three in the bottom of the fourth. The Cowgirls would to left to score Hope Underhill and give the visiting side a 2-1 lead. The Tigers looked to be bouncing back in the bottom of continued her dominance from the rubber, ending the inning Above: Lexi Androlevich pitches in the Tigers Region game against Madison County. Photo courtesy of Donny Joiner Photography. Right: Kensley Hamilton bat for the Tigers. She and Teala Howard had seven hits. Photo courtesy of Donny Joiner Photography.


Freshman team BY CLIFF SMELLEY Telegraph Staff Writer Devin Lewis, a 2017 Union County High School graduate, has already made her mark as a member of the Stetson University softball team, having been named to the Atlantic Sun Conferences All-Freshman team. Lewis, who has made 48 starts and appeared in all 49 of the Hatters games to date, is batting .263. She is second on the team with seven home runs and percentage (.438). During a March 7-9 series against Holy Cross, Lewis had singles in 4-3 and 5-4 doubleheader wins on March 7 the history and a two-run home run in a 9-1 in on March 9. Library Senior Center School Honor Roll Thursday, May 10, 2018 Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section 9B 40 Notices EQUAL HOUSING OP PORTUNITY. 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Monthly rates based on 30 days. Stetson Universitys Devin Lewis, a 2017 Union County High School graduate, was named to the Atlantic Sun Conferences All-Freshman team. Photo courtesy of Stetson University. with yet another strike out. Madison County added to their lead in the top of the seventh, scoring three more runs and leaving Union County with the task of making up a fourof what would prove inning of the season. Howard singled to left, followed by a Kensley Hamilton deep double to the but a base running error had both runners almost nestled at third base at the same time, before Hamilton had to run back to second. Howard would then score on a wild pitch, but that the evening for Union County. Tiffany Clark hit the ball straight to put runners on the corners with batters of the night, giving her 14 strikeouts on the evening. Afterwards, Tigers head coach James Godwin said of faced her the last time they were here, and she pitched lights out tonight, but we had our chances. He went on to praise his Senior class, stating, They are going to be remembered for a long time around here. They have done stuff around here thats never been done before. Three District Championships, two regional titles, one state and I want to say they have only during their four years here. Teala Howard is caught stealing third in the bottom of the third. Photo courtesy of Donny Joiner Photography.


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