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Carla Burch's

colorful dress...

does it hold clues?
by ALICE DU PONT
Times Editor
The three-ring binder at the Gadsden County Sheriff's Office that
holds much of the evidence surrounding the murder of Carla Burch is
full. Statements from people who knew the young women and photos of
people who may be suspects peer at anyone looking through the book.
Carla was 28 years old when Florida Fish and Wildlife Officer Curt
Perry stumbled
up on her body
September 27,
2002, off State
Road 268 near
Little River h
between Mid-
way and Quincy.as i
Her throat had
been slit with a sharp object and she had been in the woods for a while is
all that is really known about Burch.
She was seen around Tallahassee, mostly in the Frenctown area, quite a
lot. She was only known as "Jane Doe" when she was found because he
body was badly decomposed.
She was wearing a multicolored patterned dress (red, blue, black,
white, and beige) with spaghetti straps. She was wearing black flip flops
that were located near her body. Both of her
shoes had the word "dizzy" written in white
Son them. Just what it means, if anything, is
just as puzzling now as it was then for
investigators.
"There's not a lot to go on in this case. We
will have to rely on new technology and re-
A.interviewing witnesses and those people
who knew her," said Capt. Tommy Haire.
Burch's case is one of sixteen that Sheriff
A cMorris Young promised to re-open when he
ran a successful campaign for sheriff in
2004.
S"We have gotten a lot of phone calls and
Carla Burch some leads in quite a few of the cold
cases," he said, adding, "what we need is
for someone to come forward and help us crack just one of these cases
and I believe others will come forward, too."
Burch's body was sent to the University of Florida where even more
test were conducted to determine if any of her clothing would yield up
any clues. No luck.
Burch's identity was confirmed after her daughter's paternal grand-
mother called Sheriff W.A. Woodham weeks after the remains were
found. But the trail ends there, except for the black flip flops with the
word "dizzy" written on them.
Burch's life was troubled. She had a long history of arrests in Tallahas-
see which included armed robbery, drug possession and prostitution. In
1996 she served a short prison term on a cocaine conviction. Whatever
may have happened in her life certainly did not warrant her murder and
dumping her body in the woods near Little River.
Haire said that some cold cases are obviously tougher than others.
Burch's lifestyle may make her case one of those difficult ones. As Haire
flipped through Burch's case notebook, it was clear that many of those
See COLD CASE on Page 8


School to be "shifted"

by ALICE DU PONT
Times Editor
School Superintendent Reginald James said he will
recommend to the school board at the next meeting that
the construction of West Gadsden High School be
shifted so as not to disturb what has been determined as
eight grave sites on the property where the school is to


by ALICE DU PONT
Times Editor
The Quincy Recreation Department has something for
your kids to do this summer. In addition to playing, kids
are going to get a healthy dose of computer training.
Thanks to Tallahassee Community College a partner-
ship was formed with the recreation department that will
provide training with computers and instructors for the


to accommodate graves

be constructed.
Wayne Shepard said a company was hired to conduct
a search to determine if the ground far beneath the sur-
face has been disturbed, which could mean graves were
on the site. A letter date June 1, 2005, from the office of
the director of State Historic Preservation to Dan
See GRAVES on Page 8


program.
"Our kids will take computer literacy classes and
Spanish classes because they have the computers and
the instructors," said Reginald Cunningham, recreation
director.
"We also partnered with Communities in Schools.
They will pay for instructors in our camp. This helps us
greatly deal because we are normally limited to 80 kids
See QUINCY HOUSE on Page 8


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Dixon


not guilty

in ethics

complaint

by ALICE DU PONT
Times Editor
The Florida Commission on Ethics has
found no probable cause to believe that
Gadsden County Commissioner Ed
Dixon violated the law with a celebration
honoring elected officials shortly after
the 2004 gen-
eral election at
the Quinc'
Conference
SC e n t e r
Center,
according to a
Wednesday, '
Tallah. asee
Democrat.
Dixon. hot \-
ever, told The
Gadsden o f dGai
County Tanes
he had not been notified ofa ruling.
See DIXON on Page 8


County

puts

board in

charge of

hospital

by ALICE DU PONT
Times Editor
The Board of county commissioners
gave the okay Tuesday night to estab-
lish a Board of Directors for Gadsden
Community Hospital made up of local
citizens.
'"Taylor and Leon counties both have
hospitals that are run by not-for-profit
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Helen Franks is T SRBETTTI

new Gretna mayor


by BYRON SPIRES
Times Staff Writer
The City of Gretna has a new
mayor. Helen Franks took over the
reins of Gretna Tuesday night.
Franks ran unopposed in April's city
elections and takes the city's highest
post on the heels of Earnest Barkley
who lost in his re-election bid.
Franks took her duties in stride as
she took the gavel and started the
night's long agenda. Commissioner
David Sailor was elected as mayor
pro-tem.
Growth was the first issue of
business for Franks.
David Gardner, director of the
Gadsden County Chamber of Com-
merce, asked the commission for a
workshop to discuss economic
growth for the city of Gretna. Gard-
ner told commissioners that growth
was coming to the area and he did
not want to see it bypass Gretna.
Gardner talked about the city's busi-
ness park on Highway 12 and ways
the chamber and the city could mar-
ket the park.
Gardner said that the city was sit-
ting in a good posture to attract busi-
ness with the business park and its
close proximity to, an I-10 inter-
change. City attorney Harold
Knowles commented that he agreed
with Gardner about the future
growth and encouraged the commis-
sion to set up a workshop with Gard-
ner.
Franks and the commission
agreed and a workshop is set for next
Monday night at 6 p.m.
The board heard two more pro-
posals concerning economic growth
and future plans for Gretna.
Carl Merrell, president of Opti-
mum Enterprises, was back before
the commission concerning develop-
ing the city's comprehensive plan.
Merrell told commissioners he
would need their help in securing
funds to develop the comp plan for
the city. He has contacted the state
and found out there were funds
available, but he needs the city to
request the funds. Merrell was
instructed by the commission to
bring his proposal to the Monday
night workshop.
- In addition the conummision heard


a presentation from Tami Ray of
Eutaw Utilities. Her company wants
to work with Gretna on securing
funds for sewage, water and water-
shed upgrades or expansions.
She explained that her company
works with small rural communities
like Gretna to secure funds and
Upgrade their services.
Ray explained that the company
did not get paid unless they received
the funds and then only the amount
specified by the grant or loan
providers. Ray was asked to bring a
proposal to the Monday night work-
shop.
In other business:
Financial woes have burdened
the city of Gretna for several years,
but recent events have turned the
city's financial problems around.
Two months ago the city's financial
consultant Bill Brogan told the com-
missioners the city's state revenue
money had started flowing.
Gretna had fallen 'behind on its
annual city audits and the state had
cut off revenue sharing money.
Brogan and interim city manager
Diane Formman and their staff were
able to complete the audits and the
state resumed payments. The city is
still behind on its audits, but Brogan
told the commission that the 2002-
2003 and 2003-2004 audits would
be completed by September.
"At that point Gretna will be
caught up on its audits,", Brogan


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Six arrested in Quincy drug bust


by ALICE DU PONT
Times Editor

The Quincy Police Department,
in conjunction with the Gadsden
County Sheriff's Office and the
Florida Department of Law
Enforcement, served a search war-
rant at 6 a.m. Friday and arrested
six men for selling drugs just three
blocks from the home of Police
Chief Gerald McSwain.
Arrested were Richard Clinton
Ardley, 21, (whose mother owns
the home where he lives) who was
charged with maintaining an ille-
gal drug house. He is also on pro-
bation for possession of mari-
juana; Patrick Cottrell, 25,
charged with sale of crack cocaine
and possession with intent to sell;
Steven Cottrell, 23, charged with
possession of marijuana and pos-
session with intent to sell; Nagcha


Grimes, 20, James Bethea, 34, and
Mario Bethea, 32, all charged with
sale of marijuana and possession
with intent to sell. Mario Beatha
was the only one not arrested at
the house during the search. All
were booked in the county jail.
Steven Cottrell is AWOL from
the US Navy and is awaiting mili-
tary police transport back to Illi-
nois. Authorities said all of the
men who lived at 432 Key Street
were related except one.
"We're going to keep busting
drug dealers in Quincy until we
run them all off," said Chief
McSwain.
Inv. Marcus Dixon said the six
men all lived together in a white
house at the corer of South Key
and Fourth Streets. "We found
drugs or drug paraphernalia in
every single room in that house.
The place seemed as if it.was only


used for the sale and use of drugs.
It was a place for drugs, sleeping
and drinking. There was no food
in the refrigerator," he said. The
only sign of cooking was equip-
ment used to "cook crack."
Dixon said the 'White House'
had become known as a place to
get drugs anytime of the day or
night in Quincy. "If a person went
one place and couldn't find drugs,
they were told to go the 'White
House' to get them, he said. It was
controlled buys by confidential
informants that led to the Friday
morning arrests. That, coupled
with the boldness of the alleged
dealers.
"They had Teshirts made with
the words "Pepper Hill" on the
front and a picture of the house
with the words "The White
House" on the back." The 'White
House', Dixon said, was a busy


"They had people running in and
out of there like it was a candy
store. I've never seen a drug house
so busy. Basically, it was a smoke-
in or carry-out situation. They
were all selling drugs," Dixon
said.
Dixon said things got very dan-
gerous about a month ago when
someone attempted to rob the drug
house using a shotgun. "We had to
MAYOR from p.2


Nagcha Grimes Patrick Cottrell


Richard Ardley Steven Cottrell
place with most
of the walk-up and drive-up traffic
coming to the back door on the
Fourth Street side of the residence.


Commissioners going to Hawaii


Four voted

for tax funded

conference

by ALICE DU PONT
Times Editor

Just how far is too far to go
to attend a conference?
Things got a little heated
Tuesday night during the regu-
lar meeting of the Board of
County Commissioners when
Commissioner Sterling Watson
said he thought Hawaii was too
far to got to a conference at tax-
payers' expense.
It all started when commis-
sioners were handed a packet at
the meeting detailing new travel
rates for employees and com-
missioners.
Watson said he didn't want to
-*'ote on it until he had fime to
read over the proposed changes
thoroughly. "What's the emer-
gency?" he asked.
The new rates would allow
twice as much money for meals,
more money for gas mileage
when a personal vehicle is used,
and allow the county manager
to approve travel for the chair
and vice-chair rather than a
majority of the commissioners.
Watson later answered his
own question when he said
some commissioners want to
have the travel policy in place
for the National Association of
Counties meeting later this
month in Hawaii.
"Under our current budget
situation, it's disgraceful (to go
to Hawaii) when people here
are struggling to pay their prop-
erty taxes. I can't believe it,
someone justify to me why
(travel policy should be
changed). We should be
ashamed, name me one bit of
information that our commis-
sioners have learned (from
going to these meetings).


Commissioner Brenda Holt
said she had learned a great deal
by attending conferences. She
said that at a conference in
Phoenix, AZ last year she


learned that the
county was in
the wrong group
for health care
dollars and that
money that
should have
been coming to
Gadsden County
was diverted to
Wakulla County.
"We found out,"
she said, "that
we had missed
millions of dol-


higher. That means we have to
go out and find dollars," he
said. Dixon said the reason the
county missed out on a half mil-


lion dollars for


"Under our cur-
rent budget situa-
tion, it's disgraceful
(to go to Hawaii)
when people here
are struggling to pay
their property taxes"
Sterling Watson


lars." She said the Florida Asso-
ciation of Counties encourages
commissioners to attend
national meetings.
While Watson said it was a
shame to spend taxpayers dol-
lars to travel so far, Holt said
the meeting sites were set b\ the
national president who lives in
Illinois. "It's a shame for us to


sit here and be
ignorant," Holt
said.
Dixon told
Watson that he
remembered sit-
ting with him in
1994 discussing
how the state
was costing the
county money
and the county
was receiving no
benefits. He said
that he was able
to stop that by
attending meet-
ings and joining
with small coun-
ties to bring
relief to Gadsden
County.


"I went to
D.C. and
out of my
What did


the courthouse
when, other
surrounding
counties got
money was
because he
missed a
meeting.
"I did-
n't choose
Hawaii. All I
know. is that I
have a chance
to co-chair a
rural eco-
nomic deiel-


opment sub-committee. The
people who make the rules get
the money," he said.
In the end, four commission-
ers voted to accept the proposed
travel policy. Watson voted no.
In other matters:
Commlrsion'ers passed a reso'-
lution allowing the county man-
ager to create a budget depart-


Washington,
spent $400
own pocket.
I learn? I


learned about the road
programs, the Medic-
aid program, and the
CBDG program. We
are at 10 mil, we can't
go any higher. That
means we have to go
out and find dollars"
Ed Dixon


"I went to Washington, D.C.
and spent $400 out of my own
pocket. What did. I learn? I
learned about the. road pro-
grams, the Medicaid program,
and the CBDG program. We are
at 10 mil, we can't go any


ment and
name a
budget
director. The
office,
among other
things, will
be responsi-
ble for over-
seeing the
moving of
dollars
intradepart-
mentally.
The BOCC
must still
approve
interdepart-
ment expen-
ditures that
would affect


the bottom line of the budget..
Watson said he would like to
see what monies are being
moved around, and that the
clerk of courts has done a good
job keeping the commissioners
informed at public meetings. "I
would still like to see it," he


said.
Commissioner Eugene Lamb
suggested that Watson ask his
questions during weekly meet-
ings where commissioners sit
down one-to-one with the man-
ager to discuss matters prior to
commission meetings. Watson
said he fears that commission-
ers are is such a hurry to shorten
commission meetings they are
leaving ou;t the public's right to
know.
* Commissioners assured the
residents of Deer Ridge that
problems with the developer
will be remedied as soon as pos-
sible, or the county is prepared
to seek legal action against the
developer. While the residents
want to hold the developer
accountable, some feared that
action might not come quickly
enough to prevent further dam-
age to their property.
"Hurricane season is here
and all it takes is one flood to
\\ ash tlhdse people out st ho li e
at the low end of the develop-
ment," said one resident.
County officials and the
developers scheduled a meeting
for Wednesday, June 8, to try to
reach an agreement that will be
acceptable by the county, the
residents, and the developer.


said. In addition to the past due
audits, Brogan said he is working
on the current year's audit and the
city's 2005-2006 budget which is
due by September 30.
Newly elected commissioner
Anthony Baker asked the commis-
sion for help soliciting volunteers
for the city's fire department.
Baker said that there is money
available for training through the
county and that an active volunteer


News of

record
Gadsden County Sheriff's Arrest
Report May 31, 2005
Timothy Jeffery VOP/sale of cocaine;
Christopher Rumph Aggravated
assault; Johnny Thomas Sexual bat-
tery; Darryl Moore Grand theft auto;


step it up because people in the
neighborhood could have been
hurt if there was a shootout."
There are warrants still out on
several suspects and Dixon said
they hope to apprehend them in
the near future.
Meanwhile, Chief McSwain
said, citizens can expect officers to
continue getting drug dealers off
the streets of Quincy.


fire department would help bring
residents' house insurance premi-:
ums down.
Franks, who has been an avid
supporter of creating a code
enforcement position for the city,
said a training seminar will be held
in Ft. Myers. She asked for others:
that might- be interested in attend-
ing the seminar. Franks, Baker and
utilities director Charles Hayes will
be attending the two day event.


Tommie Mayhand Aggravated domes-
tic battery; Wilma Paris VOP/RAWV;
Otha Hughes FTA for
arraignment/dealing in stolen property;
Sharolyn Wood Aggravated battery;.
Timothy Keigans FTA/grand theft;
Clarence Green Burglary of dwelling,.
and grand theft; 'Joshua Parrish -,
VOP/PWBC; Romero James Sale of
cocaine and possession with intent to
sell; Tereka Evans VOP/PWBC; Serita.
Sanders VOP/grand theft.


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my brother or is he?
As I have said in the past my brother Eddie has been on a quest
to trace our Spires heritage.
He has spent many hours on the internet tracking down first
one lead and then another about some of our kin folks. To date he
has actually done very well finding some of our long lost
cousins. A few weekends ago he went to a Spires reunion
somewhere near McRae, Georgia in Telfair county.
I wanted to go, but had made prior commitments for that par-
ticular weekend.

My brother the historian

I kinda wish I had gone now and I'll explain that a little later
in the column.
Eddie found out about the reunion from Bennie Spires, a
cousin he met on the web while tracing the Spires family tree.
Tracing your family tree by the way has become big business
on the internet. And from what I can tell, there must be a lot of


people looking for their relatives for one reason or another. my real brother. We actually found him.
Eddie tells me there is a lot of genealogy web sites that can At least that is what I used to tell him when we were kids.
help you trace your family tree and that is how he meet Bennie.
Eddie, Bennie and I had a conference call several months Is Eddie really my brother
ago and I got a chance .to talk to Bennie. I enjoyed our conversa-
tion and we talked for nearly an hour. It was a good story, too.
We have a Spires website that Eddie keeps up with family I had heard my parents talking about babies coming from
information and events as well as pictures. And a lot of our new under a cauliflower leaf. So I just elaborated on that story a little
cousins are beginning to participate on the web site. It went from and told Eddie we found him under a lily pad on Lake Talquin.
about 25-30 people to several hundred Spires' after Eddie started After seeing those pictures on the web site, I'm begin-
gathering up new family members. ning to wonder if I may have been right.
Another couple of clicks and I saw some pictures of the
Fact can be stranger than fiction McRae Spires'. Thankfully they looked pretty normal, that is
with the exception of Eddie's pictures.
After the reunion some strange stuff started showing up on the I wish I had gne to the reunion now, those people probably
web site. think us North Florida Spires' are one brick short of a full load.
I clicked on the site a few days ago and saw a picture of Eddie But, the truth is, Eddie has always been a clown and from the
wearing.a straw hat with a curled up brim and a cigarette hanging looks of those pictures he is still up to his usual tricks.
from his lips. A couple of more clicks and there was a picture I.talked to Terri, Bennie's wife, and she said they had all
of Eddie leaning against a tree like the Marlboro Man. He had enjoyed Eddie and his antics at the reunion. They seemed to like
that same cigarette and same ol' straw hat on top of his head. I him from theway she talked.
was appalled.
It gets worse. Another click and Eddie is sitting in a restaurant Trading off Eddie
eating and there are six forks with food on them only inches from
his face. I tried my best to get her to adopt him as her brother, but she
Could it get any worse? seemed a little hesitant, so I dropped the issue.I failed to tell her-
Yes. something though.
Another click and Eddie has the hat on sideways and looks Eddie use to be the entertainment at all of our Sawyer reunions
like one of those guys from the Deliverance movie. The caption and kept the whole family in stitches for hours on end.
under the picture said "Hombre Eddie". I'm just glad they got a taste of some of his unique talents to
I don't know if I have ever told you folks this, but Eddie is not make you laugh.


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Grist mills remembered

Dear Editor,.-.


My name is Carrie Nelson Hanks. I am today a
resident of Avondale, Arizona. I have a great
desireto return home, and plan to do that very soon.
After reading this story (Shepard's Mill) and
remembering the many times that my mother, Ms
Mattie Dixion Henderson and I walked to one of
those mills to have corn ground.
You see my grandmother Ms Carrie Green Fields,
of the St. John Community was a farmer. Quite the
business woman she was. Thank you for the story. I
have not seen that old mill since my childhood days,
but your story will certainly be a blessing for my
grandchildren to read. They seem to think that most
of my stories are from a nonexistent time.
Thank you for a bit of history that I have
touched, and that touched me.


Carrie Hanks

Bailing out Quincy?

Dear Editor,

Well, it appears that the citizens of Quincy will
once again ha e to bail out our city government, this
time to the rune of almost half a million dollars,' th~i
the cit "' bustling';Interetieserviceedidn't-geneatat
seems like just yesterday that our city manager was
promising that.the Internet and broadband service
would generate much needed revenue for the city.
As it turns out the marketplace has sadly proven
him wrong. Common sense would tell you that there
is a reason as to why TDS and Comcast didn't fall
all over themselves to provide these high-priced
services to Quincy, it is called a lack of market!!!
But city officials didn't want to believe that. Well,
welcome to the real world.
What's next? Bottled water sales?? Oops. Rurror
has it the city is trying that too! Does the city really
think it can compete with Nestl6 Waters, Coke and
Pepsi in the bottled water market?
If I've learned one thing while attending business
school at the University of Mississippi, that one
thing would be, "stick to your knitting." This means


stay with your core mission. Every competent and by at least someone involved in locating the school.
successful CEO in the nation would tell you this. Or did the property owner know and not reveal it
Local government should supply those basic serv-, until after the paperwork was done.
ices that are needed to provide for the public's Who stands to gain from this and how much will
health, safety and welfare. Competing with the pri- the citizens lose to either change sites again or re-
vate sector in telecommunications and bottled water locate (if the NAACP is willing) the graves?
is not a part of that core mission. p.s. Seems to me, .the people would have gained
had property near to or adjoining Greensboro High
i .; ti .,i., :,, .- t I Lane Stephens.' .hadibeen used and e entually made into.a complete
-.-: .-. i .: :.- schoolobl emplex, pre-K to 12, and'the same done
Where's the cemetery? with East: GadsdenvThat is the problem with all
public schools, spend and spend and spend, but
Dear Editor, never in the right places to do the most good.


I shall address this to Mrs. DuPont or Mr. Spires
since they do most of the columns in the paper.
Surprisingly, this didn't make the latest issue,
tho' the word was out. I am curious to know about
the cemetery and new West Gadsden High School.
When and how was this discovery was made? I've
heard nothing about any bones showing up in pre-
liminary excavations.
If this knowledge was in someone's possession
when the location was chosen, why did they not
announce it then. In the rumors that are floating
around the county, I have heard that it is also a slave
burial ground.
Why wouldn't thathave been generally known


Don Strickland


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Gadsden County


A member of Congressman
Allen Boyd's (D-North Florida)
staff will be visiting the
Quincy/Havana area so the peo-
ple of Gadsden County have the
opportunity to personally dis-
cuss issues concerning them.,
Cong. Boyd's staff is trained
to assist constituents with a
variety of issues relating to vari-
ous federal agencies. It is


important to Boyd that his staff
is available for those who are
not able to travel to either his
Panama City or Tallahassee
offices.

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9, 9:30-11:30 a.m. City Council
Chamber, Havana; Thursday,
June 9,1:30-3:30 p.m. City
Commission Chamber, Quincy.


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Where


once


there


was a


bridge




Stewart Street bridge has
finally succumbed to heavy
rains. Monday night's rains
finished off the bridge, wash-
ing away more of its infra-
structure after the 2-3 inch
rain pounded Quincy. The
culvert under the road is still
intact, but much of the infra-
structure of the bridge is
destroyed, including a broken
water pipe shown in the far
right inset.




photo by Byron Spires


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Gadsden County Times June 9, 2005 5


Rabies law safeguards pets and the public


The car that Chadrick Jones was driving sits in the center of the road after the collision as law enforce-
ment officers rope off the scene. photo by Byron Spires

One man dies in traffic accident


by ALICE DU PONT
TimesEditor

A 30-year-old Hopkins, SC
man, Zranwea X. Kpan, died at
the scene of a two car crash north
of Quincy, according to a report
released by'the Florida Highway
Patrol.
Kpan was driving south on State
Road 267 about three miles north
of the city limits around 10 a.m.
Chadrick Jones, 31, of 2007
Keith Street in Tallahassee, was
travelling north and was speed-


_. .' . -
Kapan's car
ing, the report stated. Jones over-


took other northbound traffic
from the rear and to avoid hitting
that traffic he steered his car into
the southbound lane, striking
Kpan's car on the. driver's side.
Kpan had one passenger, Willie
Gipson, 55 of Millen, GA, and
Jones had onre passenger, six-
year-old Kelp Hall. Neither
received injuries.
Jones has eight outstanding
warrants for his arrest. Charges
are pending on the traffic homi-
cide investigation.


GCSD simulator to show how alcohol impairs drivers


by ALICE DU PONT
Times Editor

In an effort to teach teenagers
the dangers about driving and
drinking, the Gadsden County
Sheriff's Office is sponsoring
an Alcohol Awareness Simula-
tion demonstration program
Wednesday, June 15, at the Wal-
Mart parking lot from 4 p.m. to
6 p.m ... ...
Deputy Antonio Johnson said
the program is geared toward


"We want to make
sure that teenagers know
what drinking and driving
can do"
Deputy Antonio Johnson
those 16 years old and above,
but younger children are wel-
come. "Only about 40 or 50 will
actually get a chance to experi-
ence the simulator, but the oth-
ers can see \\hat happens when


alcohol impairs a driver," he
said.
The simulator actually gives
the person the sensation of
intoxication and they will try to
operate a vehicle under the con-
ditions. "We want to make sure.
that teenagers know what drink-
ing and driving can do. This
summer we want kids to be safe
and the best way to do that is to
give them the informationthey
need to'flake good decisions.
Johnson said.


On Friday, May 27 Governor
Bush signed a new rabies law,
which will greatly benefit pets and
their owners while protecting the
public against rabies. Senator Nan
Rich (D- Broward) and Represen-
tative David Russell(R- Hernando-
Citrus) sponsored the legislation.
With passage of this legislation,
Florida joins 34 other states that
either require or recognize three-
year rabies vaccines. Currently
only 14 Florida counties recognize
a three-year rabies vaccine for the
full duration of immunity which
has resulted in thousands of cur-
rently vaccinated animals being
required to be revaccinated for no
justifiable medical reason due to
local laws.
The public has. become increas-

Turner charged

with Leon

County murder
b3 .LICE DU PONT
Times Ediir

DNA and tips from an informant
led to the charge of murder for a
Quinc man. John A Turner.
The 46-\ear-old man \,as
indicted by a Leon County Grand
Jury last \week in the Jul\ 199h
death of Lessle Harris. Turner is
currently is the Department of Cor-
rections in Sneads for felon bat-
ter
Hams \was reportedly brutalll"
murdered at her home. Turner \as
an acquaintance of hers but at the
time of the murder \jas not conlsd-
ered a suspect.
In March. clothing taken from
the scene \\as sent to a Inaional
database called CODIS. Combined
DN.A Index S\ stem. The case \\'as
broken when FDLE used the data-
base to compare blood samples and
Turner came up as a match
Turner \\as interie'wed at
Apalachee Correctional Insutumion
at \which time he alleged\ made
adnlssions in reference to H.uTIS"
de.ith


ingly aware of the over-vaccina-
tion issue. As one legislator
summed it up, "government is
finally catching up with science."
Local governments and veterinari-
ans will be required to follow the
new law and recognize a rabies
vaccine for its 'duration of immu-
nity' either one or three years. In
order to incorporate the new provi-
sions in local codes and ordi-
nances, the implementation date is
January 1, 2006. Local govern-
ments can realize a cost savings on
tags, forms, and administrative
costs on three-year vaccine and'
license requirements. A standard-
ized rabies/license certificate will
be required '
Veterinarians will still have the
option of using a rabies vaccine of


either one or three years duration
of immunity in their practices.
Rabies titers are not allowed in
lieu of revaccination. While the
Florida Animal Control Associa-
tion spearheaded the legislative
effort, the Florida Rabies Preven-
tion and Control Committee and
the Florida Veterinary Medical
Association supported this impor-
tant legislation. Incorporating
these new requirements in the
statute will greatly benefit animals
by maximizing protection against
rabies while minimizing vaccine-
associated risks. For further infor-
mation contact Lois Kostroski,
Executive Director of the Florida
Animal Control Association at
866-303-3222 or FACA@L-
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In an average year, 1000 torna-
does are reported in the United
States, resulting in 80 deaths and
more than 1,500 injuries. The
National Weather Service defines
tornadoes as violently rotating
columns of air extending from a
thunderstorm to the ground. Dur-
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'tornadoes, mild or severe, are a
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develop at any time of the year, the
peak season is March through
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Tornadoes are unpredictable: they
can move erratically andsuddenly
change directions. While most tor-
nadoes have winds of less than 100
miles an hour, they can be much
stronger. Violent tornadoes (winds
greater than 205 miles an. hour)
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nadoes, but cause 70 percent of all
tornado deaths. In 1931, a tornado
in Minnesota lifted an 83-ton rail-
iroad train with 117 passengers and


carried it more than 80 feet.
Regardless of the season, there is
never a bad time to create a tor-
nado safety plan. It's important for
the well-being of your family to
establish emergency procedures to
follow if a tornado strikes. To help
you.create a plan, here are some
critical points to remember:
* Know the difference between a
Warning and a; Watch a tornado
watch is a NWS alert of the possi-
bility of a tornado. A tornado
warning is issued when an actual
tornado is occurring. Keep abreast
of changing weather conditions by
following television or radio
reports.
*-Seek shelter Once a warning is
issued, take shelter until the dan-
ger has passed.. Basements and
storm cellars offer the best protec-
tion. If these are not available, find
a small room in the center of the
building such as a closet or bath-
room. Also, because most tornado-
related injuries and deaths result


from flying debris, stay clear of
the windows in your shelter area.
SDon't try to outrun a tornado
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capable of traveling at speeds of
up to 70 miles per hour, it's dan-
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are in a car, stop, get out and try to
seek shelter in a strong, .sturdy
building. If you- are in an open
area, lie face down and cover your
.head to protect yourself from fly-
ing debris.
* Keep a radio and flashlights
ready Radio weather reports help
you pay close attention to weather
developments and alert you when
it's safe to leave our temporary
shelter. Flashlights are helpful if'
the sky is still dark and the tornado
has left debris in its path.
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you have created a tornado plan
and everyone in your family is
familiar with it, you will be able to
quickly do everything necessary to
.ensure your safety.


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Choir in concert Fellowship in


at Agape


The Agape Christian Fellowship
Center Mass Choir will be in con-
cert June llth at 7 p.m., praising
our Lord Christ Jesus in songs.
Soloists, choirs and groups are
invited to join in lifting up the name
of Jesus. A very special invitation is
extendede d 1 the public.

Circle G Ranch
hosts Vacation
Bible School

Ranch House Kids will be held at
Sycamore United Methodist
Church, 3246 Sycamore Road, June
20-June 25 from 6-9 p.m. nightly.
Each night will be filled with
food, fun, time with others, and a
super message with songs.For more
information call 442-6665.

Faith Cornerstone
Church news

There will be a morning glory.
program on June.,11 at 8 (c.s.t). at,
Faith Cornerstone Church Ministry,
5460 Collins Chapel Road. Malone.
A revival will be held June 13-17
at 7 (c.s.t.) nightly. Pastor Smith will
be the speaker.

Family and
Friends Day

The Mt. Pilgrim P.B. Church will
be celebrating its annual Family and
Friends Day, June 26 at 11 a.m. arnd
4 p.m. Pastor Gerald Thomas and
the Greater Harvest Ministries
Church family will render service at
4. Everyone is extended an invita-
tion. Elder Mark J. Wilkerson, Sr.,
pastor.

Family, Friends
and Neighbor Day

On June 26 Friendship A.M.E.
Church of Chattahoochee, 401 Reed
Street, will be celebrating this day
with church families, friends, and
neighbors. The Prophetess-Virginia
M. Smith will be in charge of the
morning service, followed by inter-
mission with various groups per-
forming. A great dinner will be
served ffom 1:30-3:30. At 4 p.m.
there will be an afternoon service,
with performances by Creative Sis-
ters, Sisbro Connections, and the
Jackson Singers.
If you have any questions or
would like to show off your talents,
please call 856-5758 or 210-2299
for more information. If your church
would like to send your choir or
your church call by June 15th.


Havana


You are invited to the first annual
Fellowship Meeting held at New
Jerusalem M.B. Church, 311 South-
east First Street, Havana on Satur-
day, June 11 from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
The fellowship is hosted by The
Power of Praise First Born Church,
SEvahgelistVIDoroth\ Harris, paitori,.

II Corinthians
Ministries

Worship service Sunday 11 a.m.;
Sunday school 9:45 a.m. Praise and
worship 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
June 9 Greater St. Andrews and
Greater Open Door here at 7:30 p.m.
Church anniversary will be June
13-17, 7:30 nightly. June 13 Vic-
tory with Pastor Dennis Dubose;
June 14 Greater Harvest Ministries
with Pastor Gerald Thomas; June 15
Greater Beihel M.B. Church with.
Pastor Clarence Jackson; June 16 -
Highly, Favored with Dr. Janet
SClary; June 17 True Life Ministries
t ith Pastor Kennerly.
June 26 at St. John A.M.E. 6
p.m.
Shiloh Community Outreach
Center and II Corinthians Min-
istries, Inc. join together for a sum-
'mer revival June 27-July 1, at 7:30
nightly, at II Corinthians.
Summer re\ i al to be held June
27-July 1, 7:30 nightly. .II Corinthi-'
ans and Shiloh Community Out-
reach Center join 'together to host
the event.
For more information 'contact
Patsy Henry at 875-4497, Monday-
Friday, 10-3:30.

Lay organization
to meet

Quincy District Lay organization
will hold its annual Lay Day on June
11 at 6 p.m. at Friendship A.M.E.
Church in Tallahassee.
The annual banquet will be June
25 at New Bethel A.M.E. Church at
7 p.m. in Quincy. Brother Henry
McGill, District President.

Mass of Thanksgiving

The St. Thomas the Apostle
Catholic Church parish community
will honor their high school gradu-
ates and families at a bilingual Mass
on Friday, June 10 at 7:30 p.m. Con-,
gratulations are extended to all of
the youth who graduated this past
month in the community and best
wishes in the future.

Men's Day

The New Evangel Temple
Church of God in Christ, 437
Williams Street, hosts it's annual
Men's Day, June 12 at 4 p.m. The
public is invited to this fellowship.
Elder Richard Ash II, pastor.


Missionary program

New Life Church of Christ Written
In Heaven will have a missionary
program Sunday, June 12 at 7 p.m.
All are invited to come out and lis-
ten to these anointed preachers. For
more information contact Evang.
Laura Lewis at 875-2396 or Pastor
Sarah Battles at 875-3267.

.Mt. Moriah Dual
Day program

Mt. Moriah First M.B. Church
will host it's annual Dual Day pro-
gram on Sunday, June 12 at 4 p.m.
The guest speaker will be Sister
Susan Williams of St. John M.B.
Church in Panama City. The theme
is "Men and Women Preparing for
the Christian Journey". The entire
community is encouraged to attend.

Mt. Ziori P.B.
Church news

The Mt. Zion Primitive Baptist
Church will hold Bible study and
youth teaching on Wednesdi at 7
p.m.; Sunday school at 9:30 a.m.,
Morning worship Sunday morning
,at 11 a.m.
Intercessory prayer service each
:Monday and Tuesday at 12 noon.
Go'pel Mass Choir rehearsal will be
held Thursday at 7 p.m. Monthly
conference held Friday at 7 p.m. The
Matrons will observe their anniver-
sary Sunday, June 12 at 4 p.m. Rev-
erend Craig Riley will be the
speaker.
The clothes closet and food
pantry is available for those needing
this service, call 627-8442 for assis-
tance. The clothes closet is in need
of children's clothing, if you can
help please call and a pick-up will
be arranged.

New Life Deliverance
Ministries fundraiser

The New Life Deliverance Min-
istries Conference Committee will be at
Fred's, 1150 N. Jefferson St, Quincy on
June 18 from 9:30 until, selling BBQ
chicken dinners/sandwiches and mullet
or catfish dinners/sandwiches.
All proceeds will fund their women's
conference, that helps women who have
been wounded and devastated by per-
sonal mishaps.
If anyone is working locally and
would like the dinners delivered to them
($10 or mote) please call 345-7411.

Musical Program

Old Bethel A.M.E. Church located
on Highbridge Road in Quincy, will
be having a pre-anniversary gospel
program this Saturday, June 11, at
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Peace MB Summer
Enrichment program

The Peace M.B. Church will
sponsor its Summer Enrichment
program Monday, June 6 through
Friday, July 22, from 8 a.m.. until 2
p.m. for 40 children 18 years old and
younger.
Parents are asked to provide
transportation to and from church.
Breakfast and lunch will be served.
The program is free, but donation
are welcomed.
The site address is 119 Maple
Avenue. For more information,
please contact Kimberly or Charles
at 627-0474, Hollie at 627-0230.
Harriet at 856-9018 or Alvin at 856-
5821.

Salem A.M.E.
celebrates it's
130th year

Salem A.M.E. Church, Greens-
boro, will celebrate it's 130 years of
service June 12 at 3 p.m. The
preacher for this occasion will be
Reverend O.C. Williams, Presiding.
Elder of the North Jacksonville Dis-
trict, East Conference.
During this service the Stew-
ardess Boards will be remembered
for their lifetime service to Salem.

Presbyterians to
celebrate their


and Presbyterian churches in Bain-
bridge, Climax and several other
areas.
This Sunday the Elders of the
Church will wear kilts (men) and
shawls (ladies). There will be a pro-
cession of Tartan flags, complete
with a bagpiper and the beadle.

Second Elizabeth
church news

The SEMBC Mens Fellowship will
meet Monday, June 13 at 6 p.m. Any
member interested in learning the
practice of leading devotion and
working in other areas of the church
are encouraged to attend. The
SEMBC Mass Choir will. meet
Tuesday, June 14 at 7 p.m. with
musician Greg Jakes. Bible Study is
Wednesday, June 15 at 6:30 p.m. We
have come to the end of our
AWANA session, AWANA will
commence in the fall.
Summer Enrichment Camp GNO-
SIS began June 6 and continues
through July 15. Camp is held at the
church from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
Monday through Friday for all chil-
dren in the Gadsden County -area
(slots are still available). Certified
instructors, educational trips, break-
fast and lunch provided. Please con-
tact Deacon Shaw for further infor-
mation at 627-6363.
The clothes closet is available for
those who desire this service. Rev.
Charles E. Burey, pastor.

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Scottish heritage Church VBS


This Sunday, June 12, the mem-
bers of the First Presbyterian.
Church will have a ser' ice of cele-
bration and remembrance of their
Scottish heritage.
Scots came to America in the
mid-1700s. Many settled in Nova
Scotia (New Scotland) and others
came to the Carolinas. A part of that
group moved southward and settled
near Quincy, Marianna and DeFu-
niak Springs.
The group that came to the
,Quincy area formed the Philadel-'
phia Church (now called Old
Philadelphia) in 1828. The Philadel-
'phia Church was responsible for
forming the Quincy Church (1834),


Vacation Bible School \ ill be
,held June 13-18 from 6-. nightly at
St. 'Mark, Missionary Baptist
Church, 319 Holt Lane, Quincy.
Please come out for a week of fun-
and games at the annual VBS. For/
more information please contact
Pastor Arthur N. Hargren at 875-
9544.

Youth ministry
anniversary

Please join the Second Elizabeth
Missionary Baptist Church Youth
Ministry as they celebrate their 14th


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Obituaries


Emanuel Betsey

Emanuel Betsey, 56, of Quincy, died on Sunday, June 5, 2005, in
Quincy. A native of Gadsden County, he was a member of St. Mary CME
Church in Mt. Pleasant.
Funeral services are at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 11, at St. Mary CME
Church with the Rev. Snowden officiating, and burial at Mt. Calvary
Cemetery. Visitation is from noon to 6 p.m. Friday at Betsey Funeral
Home, who has charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Dorothy Betsey of Mt. Pleasant; his father,
John Betsey, Sr. of Alton, OH; two sons, Rondell Betsey of Bainbridge,
GA, and Jerod Mack of Bradenton; three stepsons, Wayne Hinson of
Quincy, Marquis Hinson of Mt. Pleasant, and Tommy HInson of Wash-
ington, DC; a daughter, Shalonda Betsey of Bradenton; two stepdaugh-
ters, Tiffany Washington of Jonesbora, GA, and Latosha Hinson of
Quincy; five sisters, Pauline Betsey of Quincy, Alberta Betsey and Bertha
Betsey of Syracuse, NY, Sharon Betsey and Alicia Betsey of Ohio; five
brothers, Jerome Betsey, Teddy Betsey, Tyrone Betsey, Keith Betsey and
John Betsey,. Jr. all of Ohio; 21 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.


anniversary Sunday, June 12 at 11
a.m. The speaker is Rev. Ronald
Vickers. For more information
please contact Debbie J. Simmons
or Jarvis D. Rittman.

Voices of Faith
Temple 7th
anniversary

The Voices of Faith Temple in
Quincy is celebrating its 7th
anniversary on NMa 11 at Anuoch
M.B. Church at 7 p.m.. and on May
12 at Faith Temple. They are
requesting group choirs/soloists to
perform. Lloyd Graham. pastor.

Tuskegee Airmen
lecture given at
Centenary U.M.
Church

A brief lecture will be given on
Thursday. June 16 at 12:30 on the
Tuskegee Airmen, the black fighter
pilots who contributed significantly
to America's victory in W\V II.
The lecture will be presented by
Dr. Norman Jackson. Quincy resi-
dent and a graduate of the Tuskegee


Institute. The lecture will be pre-
sented at the Centenary United
Methodist Church Fellowship Hall,
206 N. Madison, Quincy. Coffee
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MEMORY OF


May 14, 1940-June 9, '2004


It ha been one ye.ai since you p.aised
rau .v and we m ns you each day.
It's been one year since you were,
called home by our heavenly father,
It seemi like Y\esterdaav since we-
shared your smile,, humor and love
And so, as you rest in the
,ilmighty hands, we know .
you have fund eternal peace. "'
"There ii. not a day that passes
that you are not in our thoughts."


. kMissing and loving you,
SVacia. Bonnie. Rudolph, Randolph, Sabrina.
1 Chris, Mllessia, Satara and grandchildren


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on Ll0ur 'rirtfifsai
I larjori Sla S
l une 9. 1939 October 5, 1999
It has been five years and
eight months since You, left
uts, but to your fitrmly it
secmYs like' yesttrdaY,.
Thi7riday. June 9. 2005
You would have been
66 years old.

,and your mnMiles.
Gone but not forgotten.
Your loving
husband Albert
sons and daughters
grandchildren and
great grandchildren
sisters and brothers


,27n Lorinu cmorrw.' of
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Mr. 'W i(i, C. CofTiIS

A year has passed since you left us. Sometimes it feels
like onlv moments ago. \We hit'e comfort in knowing
that l oiirprin on tlis earth is over and that you are
wit/i God. Because wrihout a doubt He knows best.
You are always in our hearts.

Love Always,
bYur wife, children, brother and sister-in-law
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It's Time for a Change
It's time to stop, look, and listen to Satan with his devices, because they
are all fake. Its time to look directly to Jesus, who is the author and
finisher of our faith. Lord increase our faith. It is time to listen more
attentively to the word, and be not hearers only but obeyers and doers
and partakers of the word. .

God still works miracles. St. Luke 5:1 As it was as the people pressed about him to hear
the word of God, as he stood by the lake the Gennessaret he saw tw oempty boats. Are
we in our boals or not? We will not find fish to catch on dry land. N.K.J.V. It may be time
to wash our nets or even mend our nets, it is time for a,catch. It is time for us to let Jesus
.get into our boats with us whatever the need may be. Jesus still needs fishermen for men.
Jesus entered the boat with Simon, whose occupation was a professional fisherman.
However he had failed this time despite his occupation. We may fail over and over again
but Jesus will get in our boat with us and tell us what to do or say. If we are willing to obey,
it will work every time. Peter's lack of faith when Jesus told him to launch out into the deep
and let down the net for a catch. Peter said "master we have trailed all night and have
caught nothing, nevertheless at thy word I will let down the net." Are you honest enough
to admit we have been toiling down through the years praying, teaching, etc. but still seem
like things are growing worst. What is the problem? Could it be our part in some way? It
cannot be on Jesus' part. As then it will work now today. 'Can we say master nevertheless
at thy word I will let down the net; Luke 5:2. It worked, obedience is better than sacrifice.
The time seemed unfavorable, and they had always been more successful at night. This
was a surprise to the disciples and they began to wonder. Today it seems like we are
failing to reach the lost. We need to invite Jesus:to get into our boat situations. The place
seemed unfavorable near the shoreline, unfavorable experience, unfavorable letting down
and pulling in an empty net all night. They were exhausted, hungry, and disgusted, like the
conditions that some of us are in today, Some conditions may include violence, sickness,
depression, youth, schools, homes, jobs, etc. It seems like all we do is to no avail. We
need Jesus to not only speak the word but also to come into our hearts and minds of us
all. We need to forget as the disciples forgot about how much we know or think we know,
and give up our way and say nevertheless I will obey your word and it will work.
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native of Jacksonville, he was an architect.
Memorial services are Friday, June 10, at Beach United Methodist
Church with the Rev. Kim Machtel officiating. Independent Funeral
Home has charge of arrangements. In lieu of flowers, memorial contribu-
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He is survived by his wife, Etoile M. Grantham of Quincy; children,
Harry (Angie) Bums III of Port St. Lucie, Thomas (Noel) Burs of Clay-
ton, GA, Kathy (Michael) Bennick of Ponte Vedra Beach, Jean (Michael)
Bums of Lake Worth, Gaye Grantham of Marianna, Betty Carolyn "B.C."
(Bill) Smith of Tallahassee, Charles (Barbara) Grantham of Lagrange,
GA, and Ena (Bill) Norton of Panama City; 14 grandchildren and three
great-grandchildren.
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Hospital
Continued from Page 1
organizations and that seems to be a
viable alternative," said County Attor-
ney Thornton Williams. The Board
asked Williams, Clerk of the Courts
Nicholas Thomas and County Man-
ager Marlon Brown to begin the
process to terminate the management
agreement between the county and
Ashford Healthcare Systems, Inc.
which operates the hospital. The trio
was asked to develop options the
board could use to ensure that there
will be continuous operation of the
hospital in the event Ashford vacated
the premises before it receives the let-
ter of termination from the county.
SThe process to terminate Ashford
was started when it became clear that
the management company was in
;default of its contract because of its
late payment of rent to the county.,
In 2002, a Board of Directors was
established but never activated. Brown
said he would contact the members of
that board to find out if they still
Wanted to serve. "We are asking this
- b6ard to appoint a Board of Directors
for the hospital," Brown said.
- Commissioners were presented with


iCemetery

Continued from Page 1
:Rutherford of George & Hutcheson
Engineering, ,Inc. stated that .the
office e had been informed that "a.
:cemetery (with disturbed head-
:'tones) may be located within the
(West Gadsden High School) proj-
ect area.
' "Due to this information it is the
opinion of this office that in the
event unmarked human remains are
encountered at any time within the
project site area, the permnittee shall
cease all activity involving subsur-
face disturbance in the immediate
vicinity of such discoveries and
notify the proper authorities in
accordance with Florida Statutes."
The letter also states that a review
of the Florida Master Site File indi-
cates that "there are no known
archaeological or historical sites
within the project boundaries."
Several weeks ago, when Sam
Hawkins informed the superintend-
ent and the board of possible graves
-n the site, all -aid the\ '\ere stur-
prised, Hawkins, however, said he
spoke with James at least a week
before making a presentation to the
full board.
Billy Perkins said Issac Sinmaons
was lying when he said he was sur-
prised about a possible grave site on,
,he property.
"About ten of us had a meeting.
with Issac Simmons at the home of.
Anthony Jones last year. We told
him then they needed to check for
'"emeteries and asked why they.
wanted to put the school on farm
land where poisons and pesticides
:were used.
"He (Simmons) was told and he
-has misrepresented the truth,"
'Perkins said, adding, "We don't
appreciate them telling the people of
:the county they don't know any-
thing about the grave sites."
I: James said there is still no evi-
laence to Hawkins' claim that 200
:slave graves are there.
He said that 80 percent of the
propertyy had been searched using
;adar underground detectors. "We
have found no clusters of 200 graves
Us alleged by Mr. Hawkins. We have
nto documentation or help from Mr.
'Hawkins," James said.
' He added that he had been
informed the possible graves on the
property were not those of African-
Americans and the people possibly


the following chronology of events
regarding the relationship between the
County and Ashford Healthcare Sys-
tems, Inc.:
Aug. 7,2001-the Gadsden County
BOCC entered into a five year man-
agement agreement with AHCS to
operate the hospital.
April 15, 2005-the BOCC sent a
"Notice of Default" to AHCS regard-
ing the non-payment of their rent from
Nov. 2004 through April 2005 and
informing them that they had 10 days
to cure the defaults.
April 29, 2005-the attorney repre-
senting AHCS, Hal Richmond,
responded with a letter dated April 29,
2005 which is more than 10 days
required by the agreement.
May 17, 2005-the county received
correspondence dated May 17, 2005
from Michael Lake, CEO of AHCS,
indicating hand delivery of partial pay-
ment to the Clerk of the Court and the
time frame for outstanding lease pay-
ments.
The company says it would remain
associated with Gadsden Community,
but commissioners citing they were
tired of dealing with the company -
opted to appoint a local Board of
Directors to oversee operations of the
facility.


buried there have relatives in Chat-
tahoochee,
But Hawkins said they are looking
in the wrong place. "Whites were
always buried on higher ground,"
contends Hawkins, "so they could
look down on the blacks and over-
see them from the grave."
Hawkins said Sheriff Morris
Young has depositions from people
who have given sworn statements
that graves are there. Young could
not be reached for comment.
Board member Roger Milton
asked if the board could pursue legal
action against the person who sold
the property, Tommy Smith, Jr. "The
person who sold us the property said
it was good and that there were no
problems with it. I hope we pursue
legal action."
"We're looking into options and
looking at the additional costs and
recouping our money. We will
investigate the legal aspects," said
attorney Deborah Minnis.
"At no time did we ever know
(about the cemeteries). When we
bought it, (the properitY it was in
good faith," Sitmmons said.
Board member Eric Hinson
advised James to hire staff under
him who can make better decisions
"so that we can have accountability.
We have a dream team that messed
up and all of them are still here...the
same dream team."

Cold Case
Continued from Page 1

who knew her or who could have
been suspects also had lives that
mirrored her past.
Because her body was not found
until three to five weeks after her
death, she could have been killed
someplace else and brought here-.
"We need the public's help on this
one," Haire said.
If you have information on Carla
Burch, call Haire at the Gadsden
County Sheriff's Department at
850-627-9233.

Brown family reunion
A meeting will be held on Satur-
day, June 11 at 3 p.m. at Quinc)
City Hall to discuss plans for the
Catherine and Salais Brown family
reunion. The reunion is scheduled
for July 8-10. All family members
who can attend, please do, as this is
an important meeting. If you have
any questions, please contact Karla
Brown Robinson at 875-2275 or
Caroline McKinnon Palmer at 570-
8775.


Quincy House
continued from Page 1

and this summer we have 170," he
said.
The catalyst for the program
started when Cunningham wanted to
offer Spanish to the program partic-
ipants. He said he was looking for a
fun learning activity that was differ-
ent. "I knew that they would enjoy
learning Spanish because it is fun.
After talking to TCC they had the
computers and we had the kids," he
said.


Dixon
Continued from Page 1
Owner of the facility, Elizabeth Clary
filed the complaint when, she said,
Dixon failed to pay for services provided
by the center. She said he used his posi-
tion as a public official and violated pub-
lic gift law laws for the event
Progress Energy donated over $4,000
dollars to the Gadsden County Chamber
of Commerce which then wrote a check
to Evans Construction Company in the
same amount Evans said part of the
money was for money he advanced for
the event.
Clary said the money should have been
used to pay the bills that Di\on incurred
with her business.
The findings were made last week, The
Democrat said, but Tuesday afternoon
Dixon said he still had notbeen officially
notified of the commission's decision.
Also, the commission dismissed acom-
plaint filed by Edward Dixon of Chana-
hoochee (no relation to commissioner Ed
Dixon) against Commissioner Sterling
Watson because of lack of legal suffi-
ciency, according to The Democrat Wat-
son told The Gadsden County Times he
had never been notified of the filing of
the complaint


Currently 50 kids are shuttled for
90 minute periods to the TCC House
on N. Adams Street for structured
computer classes. The classes will
be conducted for four weeks. Cun-
ningham said Spanish will be taught
for the latter four weeks of the
camp.
More than 200 people showed up
for the big kick off celebration Sat-


urday morning. In addition to
refreshments and games, parents got
the rare opportunity to see what they
children will do as part of the camp
experience.
Cunningham said it was easy to
partner with TCC. "Most people
come to the city for a handout. They
came with a legitimate proposal,"
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Obits
continued from Page 7


Autry Eure

Autry Lamar Eure, 63, of Havana, died on Monday, June 6, 2005. A native
of Bainbridge, GA, he was a lifelong resident of the south Georgia and north
Florida area. He was employed for many years by KDA Construction and
Carl Hightower Construction, supervising many homes in the Killearn area.
Graveside services were 11 a.m. Wednesday at Concord Cemetery in Con-
cord. Bevis Funeral Home of Quincy had charge of arrangements.
He is survived by his wife, Margaret F. Eure; two sons, Jeff Williams and
Ronnie Eure both of Monticello; a daughter, Jena Fernandez of Tallahassee;
four stepchildren, Connie T. Knight of Colquitt, GA, Mona Boemker of
Mapleton, GA, Cathy Clay of Williamstown, NJ, and Patricia McMillian of
Brinson, GA; two brothers, Roy Harvell and Terry Harvell both of Havana;
four sisters, Mary Frances Finley, Virginia Nicholas, Alice Braizer and Betty
Jean Harvell all of Tallahassee; 15 grandchildren and three great-grandchil-
dren.

George Green

George Jerome Green, 44, of Quincy, died on Thursday, June 2, 2005, at
his home. A native of the Sycamore Community, he was a member of St.
James MB Church in Sycamore.
Funeral services were 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 8 at St. James MB Church
with burial in St. James Cemetery. Bradwell Mortuary had charge of
arrangements.
He is survived by his mother, Eliza Murray Green of Quincy; five sisters,
Ellon J. Green Sailor of Havana, Betty Green Richardson of Chattahoochee,
Linder Green Carroll of Bristol, Gladys D. Green Barard of Houston, TX,
and Doris Green Card of Quincy; six brothers, Willie Henry Green of Bris-
tol, William Emanuel'Green, Charles Illinols Green, and Paul Daniel Green
all of Quincy, Fredrick Lenard Green of Tallahassee, and John Lee Green of
Tampa.

Grace Hanna

Grace Hiers Hanna, 77, of Quincy, died on Wednesday, June 2, 2005, in
Daytona Beach. A native of Grady County, she was retired as the operator
of Hiers Grocery, and a member of the Methodist Church.
Funeral services were 10 a.m. Saturday, June 4, at Charles McClellan
Funeral Home chapel with the Rev. Harold Dean officiating, and burial in
Hillcrest Cemetery. Charles McClellan Funeral Home had charge .of
arrangements. -
She is survived by two sons, Richard Hiers of Port Orange, and Dewey
.Michael Hiers of Edgewater; a stepson, Tony Hanna of Tallahassee; a step-
daughter, Martha Messer of Tallahassee; two brothers, Robert Joyner of
Maryland and James Morris of Sumter; five grandchildren and six great-
grandchildren.


John Hicks

'John Shelly Hicks, Sr., 56, of
Tampa, died on Thursday, May 26,
2005, at home in Tampa. A native of
Quincy, he was a resident of Tampa
for over 30 years, member of Hood
Temple AME Zion Church and ;i ci-
rus industry laborer.
Funeral services were SatuiJ.'. ..'-
June 4 at Nit. Zion Pinmitihe Bapust
Church in Quinc v, ith burial in
Sunnyvale Cemletcr\. Elder Moses
Harrison officiating. Madry Mernor-
ial Funeral Chapel had chai~L of
arrangements.
He is survived by his mother, Beatrice Hicks of Quincy; a daughter, She-
lia Hicks of Tallahasee; a son, John Shelly Hicks, Jr. of Quincy; tivo broth-
ers, Alphonso (Betty) Hicks of Tampa and Frank (Shirley) Hicks of Talla-
hassee; six sisters, Willie Dell Martin, Pearlie Dixon, Martha Hicks, Ella
Roberts, Elizabeth Riggins and Mamie Hicks all of Quincy; and nine grand-
children.

Arthur McCray

Arthur McCray, 67, of Quincy, died
on Wednesday, June 1, 2005, in
Quincy. A native of Gadsden County :; "
he was a member of St..Mark Mis- ";
sionary Baptist Church.
Funeral services were 3 p.m. Sun-
day, June 5, at St. Mark MB Church
with burial in St. Mark Cemetery. "
Bradwell Mortuary had charge of
arrangements.
He is survived by his wife,
Williease McCray of Quincy;. two
sons, Willie Gipson of Midland, GA,
and Curtis McCray of Tallahassee; l *1
four daughters, Alfreda Minnifield
of Birmingham, AL, Sharon McCray
Bradley and Cynthia McCray (Sam) Shingles of Tallahassee, and Rolanda
McCray (Robert) Jackson of Quincy; six brothers, Elijah McCray, Jr. and
Willie (Geneva) McCray of Gretna, Harvey McCray of Quincy, Nathan
(Irene) McCray and Charlie (Ruby) McCray of Lakeland, and Leroy (Arge-
nia) McCray of Fontana, CA; five sisters, Armentra McMillon of Lakeland,
Lessie M. (Clarence) Jackson and Ethel M. (Carl) Marshall of Gretna, Inell
M. (Leonard) Thomas of Lakeland, and Lillie M. (Willie) Murray of
Quincy; 10 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Doris Neill

Doris Smith Neill, 83, of Bradenton, died on' Sunday, June 5, 2005, in
Bradenton. A native of Attapulgus, GA, she was a homemaker and member
of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church in Lynn Haven, and the Panama Country
Club in Panama City.
Funeral services are at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 11, in Shelfer Chapel of Cen-
tenary United Methodist Church with the Rev. Glenn Mitchell officiating,
and burial in Hillcrest Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to
the charity of your choice. Charles McClellan Funeral Home of Quincy has


charge of arrangements.
She is survived by a daughter, Ranie Phillips of Bradenton; two sons, John
Neill and Bill Neill of Bradenton; four sisters, Blair Neill of Farmington
Hills, MI, Lucille Suber, Mildred Suber and Betty Ruth Suber all of Quincy;
a sister-in-law, Pauline C. Smith of Quincy; five grandchildren, and two
great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, J. Ranie and
Ruth Owens Smith, and her husband, John C. (Jack) Neill.

Wilma Nessmith

Wilma McQuaig Nessmith, 57, of Havana, died on Saturday, June 4, 2005.
A native of Chattahoochee, she was a homemaker and member of Jehovah's
Witness faith.
Graveside services were at 11 a.m. Wednesday, June 8 at Hillcrest Ceme-
tery in Quincy. Charles McClellan Funeral Home had charge of arrange-
ments.
She is survived by her husband, Robert C. (Bobby) Nessmith of Havana;
two sons, Derrick Nessmith and Robbie Nessmith both of Havana; two
brothers, Buddy McQuaig and Ralph McQuaig, Jr. both of Havana; three


sisters, Lillian Cox and Bobbie Chaplicki both of Jacksonville. and Mary
Moore of Wilmington, NC; and one grandchild.

Doris Simpson

Doris Childs Simpson, 78, of Cairo, GA, died on Wednesday, June 1, 2005,
at Archbold Medical Center in Thomasville, GA. Born August 2, 1926, in
Grady County to R.C. And Berania Childs, she married Rosel Simpson in
1960. She was a member of Beulah Missionary Baptist Church, and of the
House Hold of Ruth Society.
Funeral services were 3 p.m. Tuesday, June 7 at Beulah Missionary Bap-
tist Church with the Rev. Dellise Cox officiating and burial in Forest Lawn
Cemetery in Cairo.
She is survived by two sons, Arthur (Velma) Anderson of Cairo, and Rosel
(Tonya) Simpson of West Lake, LA; a daughter, Frances (Edward) Robin-
son of Quincy; six grandchildren, six, great-grandchildren, and a host of
pieces, nephews, cousins and friends.


Quincy Rotary Club donates $17,000 to

Rotary Youth Camp.
Each year the Rotary clubs of the North Florida area sponsor a two week summer youth
camp for disabled children age six to eighteen at the Centenary Methodist Camp in Mt.
Pleasant. This year's camp will start on July 11 and end July 22. The camp provides one-
on-one counseling for each disabled camper, If you ,would like more information about
the camp you can contact the camp director Leslie Smith at 850-383-1559.
Pictured receiving the $17,000 check are assistant District Governor Lee Garner, left
and Rotary Youth Camp director, Leslie Smith, right., Quincy Rotary Club president Ken
Whittle is'shown in the center.


I've Had All I Want Class of 1991


About 40 years ago there
appeared in the newspapers the
sior\ of a young girl of 21 years
of age u ho committed suicide
..aind lef t i i note behind. "1 ,-nm
21. I'tt e seen everillhing \\ orih
seeing. I know everything worth
know ing. I don't like life it's
cheap. dirty, disappointing. I've
had all I want,"
About the same time the press
carried another story of a ban-
quet held in Ontario, Canada,
honoring Sir William Mulock on
his 95th birthday. He had served
in the Canadian Parliament, had
been Chief Justice of the
Supreme Court and Vice-Chan-
cellor of the University of
Toronto. After various tributes
had been paid...the ninety-five
year old Sir William, smiling
and serene, stood up to acknowl-
ede the thunderous, ovation. His'
voice was firm and clear as he
spoke the voice of a man who
loved life, who loved his work
and his fellow man. Among
othef things, he said: "I am still
at work, with my hand to the
plow and my face to the future:
The shadows of evening
lengthen about me, but morning
is in my heart. The testimony I
hear is this: That the Castle of
Enchantment is not yet behind
me. It is before me still, and
daily I catch glimpses of its bat-
tlements and towers. The best of
life is always further on. Its real
lure is hidden from our eyes,
somewhere behind the hills of
time."
The speech was widely
printed and discussed in Cana-
dian and American newspapers
and magazines at the time. One
newspaper writer declared:
"Every man over forty should
carry a copy of Sir William's
speech in his pocket." Another
writer said, "His zest for life, his
unfailing courage and good
cheer, put many a younger man
to shame."
Sir William died about five
years later at the age of 100.
What is the difference between
the 21-year-old girl and Sir
William Mulock? The difference
is that of losing or keeping one's
enthusiasm for life.
Have you lost your zest for
life? Do you go through each
day as drudgery? Let Christ
come into your life and take con-
trol and you will find life worth
living. He will give you some-
thing worth living for!
Paul F. Joyner, Ph.D., invites
you to visit The Berean Church
located below the old high
school building, Chattahoochee,
FL. Dr. Joyner can be contacted
at 850-674-2633.


The next class meeting is sched-
uled.for Saturday, June 11 at 6 p.m.
in the fellowship hall of Mt. Olive
Fiee-' ill Baptist Church located at
.u3 Foulti St.. Quin ,. If fLiitii-L.
informianoi is inecded coliitaict Ki t-t
Barnes Woodard at 627-6246 or
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that week's issue. Information may
also be faxed to us at 627-7191 or
brought to our office at 15 S.
Madison, Quincy.


iColeman honored by NAACP


On May 13 Sergeant Cassandra
'Coleman, a Quincy native, was the
:recipient of the Tallahassee Branch
;18th annual 2005 NAACP Black
Achievers Award.
S"The significance of the program
is honoring African Americans and
members of other ethnic groups
who make important contributions
to their professions, their commu-
nity and various organizations, as
well as to the Tallahassee branch of
the NAACP," said program chair-
woman Connie Jenkins. Sgt. Cole-
man was nominated by the Leon


County Sheriff's Office. She was
honored during a black tie affair
held at Tallahassee Community Col-
lege's Work Force Development
Center. She is active in several
organizations including the Florida
Sheriff's Youth Ranches, the United
Way, Habitat for Humanity, the
American Heart Association Special
Olympics and Mothers in Crisis.
Sgt. Coleman is the wife of
Woodrow Coleman of Tallahassee,
the daughter of Mary Jackson of
Quincy, and Al Johnson of Jack-
sonville.


Duncan announces candidacy


Carl Joaquin Duncan, Democra-
tic candidate for Florida House
District 7, announced that he has
recently been awarded the Presi-
dent's Call to Service Award with a
citation signed by President
George Bush. The award is for giv-
ing over four thousand hours of
volunteer service to the commu-
nity, mainly in Jackson County's
only charter school which he co-
founded. He has been endorsed by
the W\akulla Fisherman Associa-
tion, the Florida Democrats for


dedication of state employees in
providing services to and protect-
ing the welfare of Floridians. He
will continue the task of reviewing
outsourcing contracts which often
not only fails to provide the high
level of standards that our public
employees provide at the reason-
able cost they can do it, but also
will help to end.contracts, which
fail to pro\ ide adequate and effec-
tive personnel sel\iceLs to state
employees. This includes protect-
ing the assets of the State Retire-
ment System from those seeking
handouts.


MaKylah is
turning 1
MaKylah Denae White is cele-
brating her first birthday on June
15. She is the daughter of Marlana
Tribue and Danny White, Jr. Her
maternal grandparents are Michael
and Gloria Tribue. Her paternal
grandparents are Charles and
Jackie Peterson and Danny and
Phyllis White.
Her paternal great-grandparents
are Marilyn Donaldson, Gladys
Gunn and Marsby Tribue, Jr. and
the late Leroy McGill. Her mater-
nal great-grandparents are Ollie
Woods and the late Ebbie Woods,
Sr. and Minnie Lee White and the
late Lynn White, Sr. Her godpar-
ents are Shanda Wright, Larry
Jones (Towanda) and Michael
Tribue, Jr. (Shelondia).


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A former member of the Air
Force and Army, a recipient of such,
awards as the Bronze Star arid
Cross of Gallantry, he is now a
member of the Gadsden County
American Legion and Calhoun-
Liberty Veterans of Foreign Wars.
He was an active non-paid lobbyist
on education and environmental
issues in the 2005 legislature.
As a father, grandfather and for-
mer Teacher of the Year, he sup-
ports quality and accountable edu-
cation. He has taught in public
schools, correctional education and
been an instructor at Chipola Col-
lege in Jackson County. He knows
that parents are concerned about
their children being prepared to
become adults.
One of the district's greatest
assets is its natural resources. He
pledges to protect and preserve a
healthy environment for the enjoy-
ment and use of our people and
future generations. This includes
supporting a water policy which
includes local use first. He believes
that health treatment, medication,
and insurance should be accessible,
affordable, and provided in a safe
manner with mutual benefits to
health providers and patients. He
has demonstrated through business
ventures that the cost of insurance
can be reduced. He has strong con-
cerns about legislative efforts issu-
ing mandates to local counties and
requiring those counties to raise
taxes to pay for them.
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Duncan is aware of the role and


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Jamarr Akins graduated April 30
Jamarr S. Akins received his Bach-
elor of Science degree in Public Rela-
tions on April 30. Akins graduated
Magna Cum Laude and was a member ...
of the prestigious Golden Key Intemrna- .. '
tional Honor Society, White and Gold -
Honor Society, Who's Who Among ..-.
College Students and Public Relations
Student Society of America. He re-
cently received the Dr. LaRae Donnel-
lan Spirit Award and Most Outstand-
ing Student in Public Relations. Akins
plans to begin his career as a public re-
lations practitioner, becoming a talk
show host.
Akins is a 2000 graduate of James
A. Shanks High School and is the son
of Jerry and Deborah Akins of Quincy.


Hughes named
to Springfield
College Dean's list
Springfield College has named
James Hughes of Quincy to the
dean's list for academic excellence
for the Spring 2005 term. Hughes is
a fourth year student majoring in
Human Services (UG).
James is a captain with the
Quincy Police Department and the
husband of Linda Hughes.


Maliq Williams'
first birthday
Maliq Williams celebrated his
first birthday on June 6. He is the
son of Tamekia Castro and the
grandson of Diane Castro of Chatta-
hoochee.


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Martin honored in Orange County


On May 26 Deputy Sheriff
Dwayne Martin was one of four hon-
orees that were recognized for
courage and focus.
Dwayne's mother, Linda Martin,
and her fiance Bamie Smith traveled
to Orlando to be part of this great
awards ceremony.
Dwayne received the Purple Heart
and combat ribbon during a brief cer-


emony in 2004, and this \ear he re-
ceived the Valor/Heroism Award dur-
ing- the Local Law Enforcement Offi-
cers awards banquet held at The
Rosen Centre Hotel in Orlando.
Dwayne is also the son of
Sylvester Martin, and the grandson of
Sarah Murray and the late Deacon
Empire Murray, Sr. and the late Carrie
and Robert Brisco.


Hussein trains for desert warfare


Army National Guard 2nd Lt. Nuir
A. Hussein is a member of the 48th
Brigade Combat Team who recently
participated in one of the most realistic
scenarios offered by the U.S. Army at
the National Training Center (NTC),.
Fort Irwin, CA. The Georgia National
Guard soldier is a member of the 648th
Engineer Battalion with units based in
Statesboro, Douglas and Glennville.
The NTC, located in southern Califor-
nia in the Mojave Desert, is the pre-
mier combat training center for desert
warfare. Its rugged terrain and envi-
ronment provide a realistic and gruel-
ing test for troops of the 48th Brigade
Combat Team in preparation for de-
ployments to lraq Soldiers honed their


warfighting skills through force-on-
force simulated combat scenarios in
the tactical environment.
The 48th Brigade Combat Team,
headquartered in Macon, GA, is com-.
prised of 31 units in Georgia and six
units from other states with a com-
bined total strength of more than 4,000
soldiers. Hussein is a platoon leader
with 17 years of military service. He is
the son of Edna R.S. Forehand of Live
Oak St., Quincy, and Ahmed I. Hus-
sein of Big Horn Drive, SiO' er Spring,
MD. The lieutenant graduated in 1987
from James A. Shanks High School,
and received an associate degree in
1994 from Tallahassee Community
.College.


Crews graduates
Tracy Lamar Crews receive d his
BS degree, (Cum Laude), in Busi-
ness Administratior, from Florida
Metropolitan University in Jack-
sonville or May 21. Tracy graduat-
ed from James A Shanks High
School in 1987. Since that time he
has served several years in the US
Marines and later maintained a full
time job at Blue Cross & Blue
Shield while cominpleting his studies
at FMU.
Tracy is the gr.tandson of the late
Ethel Stokes. He was accompanied
to the graduation by his wife An-
nette Speed Crews, sons Marcus
Laron and Jordan Lamar Crews,
mi.bher Pe.-. Stokes, and family
and fmt, .a .


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Voted one of the South's most
popular summer events, Gatlinburg
readies itself for the 30th annual
Gatlinburg Craftsmen's Fair. Over
180 craftspeople will be exhibiting
and demonstrating their crafts at the
Gatlinburg Convention Center July
22 through 31. During these dates
the Gatlinburg Convention Center
transforms into an enormous multi-
level community of craftspeople
from all over the U.S. that display


and talented skills.
Make your plans now to attend
the 30th Annual Summer Crafts-
men's Fair July 22-31. Hours are 10:
a.m. to 7 p.m. daily and 10 a.m. to 5
p.m. on Sundays. Music shows are
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Sunday and are included in the ad-,
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By Joe Ferolito

CWS TEAMS WILL BE
DECIDED THIS WEEK
The 8 Super Regionals in the
NCAA Baseball Tournament will be
played this week-end with winners.
moving on to the College World Series


in Omaha next week.
Locally, all eyes will urn to
Gainesville where the Gators host
FSU in the 2 out of 3 series.
This like any,of the Super
Regionals is a toss up. Florida
*t would appear to have the upper
hand as the home team but lately
FSU has faired well in Gainesville.
.FSU also has the hot pitcher in
Brian Henr~. Henry is slated to
stat Friday: s opener.. Since the
Sophomore h' thadewas put in
the g.r"ting rai ld-.way the
season he b een' park- an h
"pitch-e.U. overFlRorida onApril
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Chattahoochee races

draw crowd of

spectators, racers


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Left, May leads a pack offoir boats halfway through the 30-lap race. Bottom left, reaching speeds close
to 120 mph, May nearly goes airborne on the straight-a-way in his SST 120 boat. Bottom right, several
hundred were present Sunday to enjoy a day of racing. Top right, SST 60 races #3 pushes the 90 mph
mark early in the afternoon.
Photos by Byron Spires


Scott Town squeezes by Dry Springs; ready for All-Star game


by BYRON SPIRES
Times Staff Writer

The Scott Town Dodgers squeezed by the
Dry Springs Marlins 8-7 Sunday afternoon.
Robert Skipper racked up another win, pitch-
ing seven innings and giving up only three
runs and six hits. Skipper struck out six
before being relieved by Donnell Brown in the
eighth inning.


The Dodgers dominated the first seven
innings stacking up eight runs against the
Marlins' three. The Marlins came back and
put a pair of runs on the board in the eighth
and ninth innings.
It wouldn't be enough to stay the Dodgers,
as they go into the Al-Star break hanging onto
the North Division lead with an 8-1 record.
The All-Star game will be played this Sun-
day at Dodger field on the Attapulgus High-


way near the Georgia state line. The game
starts at 3 p.m, so bring a chair and two dollars
and enjoy an afternoon of baseball.
Top batters for the Dodgers were: Kerthatis
Lovely 3-5 with a double in the 7th inning,
Rufus Russ 2-4, Donnell Brown 2-5.

Dodgers Schedule:
June 19, Thomasville at home
June 26, Hilton at home


July 3, Eufaula at home
July 10, Miccosukee at home
July 17, Ichuaway at home
July 24, Jefferson County away
July 31, Camilla at home
August 7, Concorde away
August 14, Miccosukee away
August 21, Play-offs begin
All Games are on Sunday afternoon
and scheduled to begin at 3 p.m.


Gabesem caunfv T dimrs


Tallahassee Regional is on a roll. If he beats the
Gators Friday night FSU heads to Omaha. If
Florida wins, then the Gators go. That's right. I'm
saying Friday nights game will determine the win-
ner of the Gainesville Regional.
Other regional winners I think will be Miami,
Georgia Tech, Cal State Fullerton, Baylor, Tulane,
Texas, and Oregon St
Miami has played a tougher schedule and has
more experience than their opponent Nebraska,
Georgia Tech, Cal State Fullerton. and Baylor will
,-use the home team advantage, and Texas, Tulane.
and Oregon State are better teams than their Super
Regional foes. That is why these teams will make
-the CWS along with Fridays winner between FSU
and Florida. *


NBA
I'm not going to profess to be a big NBA fan.
Don't really pay much attention to it until the play-
offs. and I much prefer the college game.
However I watched a lot of the play-off games
this year and the 2 teams that I've kind of pulled
for have made it to the NBA Finals.
Detroit and San Antonio both seem to play more
of a team game than the rest of the teams.
Both play defense and both move the ball around
on offense.
I think the Spurs will win it in 6 games mostly
because of Tim Duncan. San Antonio also seems
to have more offense off the bench. Detroit though
is scrappy and they are defending champs. It
should be a very competitive and fun finals.


SWAT


loses to


rain and


the Bears

Three SWAT scheduled baseball
games were washed out last week as
games with Marianna and the Boni-
fay Baseball Club were cancelled
due to the weather.
SWAT did play Tuesday night and
lost to the Tallahassee Bears 6-1.
SWAT got only 4 hits in the game
and 2 of them were by Andy Gay.
SWAT will have a busy week.
Last night (Wednesday) SWAT
hosted Bay County in a double-
header. Tonight, Friday and Satur-
day SWAT will play in the Mari-
anna Summer Classic.
Tonight SWAT plays Godby at 6
pm. Friday they meet Port St. Joe at
3:30 pm am. Saturday SWAT meets
Ft. Walton Beach at 2 pm and
Niceville at 4:30 pm.
Monday SWAT Will host New-
man's at 6:30 pm giving them 8
games in 7 days. Also next week
SWAT will host Bainbridge at 6 pm
on Wednesday. SWAT's home
games are played at Terrell Field in
Chattahoochee.


X-TREME

basketball team

second in state
The Gadsden County Florida X-
treme 15 and under basketball team
finished second in the YBOF State
Tournament this past week-end in
Orlando.
The X-treme won their first three
games before falling to the defend-
ing National Champion Hollywood
Eagles 62-56 in Sundays finals.
The X-treme stated their journey
to the championship game with a
74-58 win over the Orlando Gau-
chos Friday night. Sam McLaurin
'had a big game with 23 points and
17 rebounds to lead the way.
Rashard McGill had 19 points and
13 rebounds and Adontay McLaurin
added 16 for the X-treme.
Saturday morning, McGill
bombed in 38 points, including 6 3-
pointers, and the X-treme blasted
the Miami Stars 84-37. Sam
McLaurin scored 21 and had 18
rebounds and Ricky Ray had 17.
points.
Saturday night the X-treme:
exploded the Tampa Bay Torpedoes:
65-30 to gain the finals. Curtis
Miller III hit 23 points in that win
and McGill had 19 and 18
rebounds.
McGill hit 19 Sunday and Sam
McLaurin had 17 and 21 rebounds
but it wasn't quite enough for the X-
treme to pull out a win over the Hol-
lywood team.
Sam McLaurin and McGill were
named to the All-State team.
By finishing second the team gets
a berth to the National Tournament
which will be held in Orlando July
6-19.
The X-treme has an overall 24-7
record in tournament play this year.
That record includes 4 wins the X-
treme got when they swept through
the Sunshine state Classic held in
Tampa the last week-end in May.
The X-treme defeated Orlando's
Sebra Select 64-60 to win that tour
Curtis Miller Jr. and his wife Rosa
Hudgins-Miller coach the team and
Tracy Walker and Youmone Karr
are on the staff.
Both Hudgins-Miller and Walker
were outstanding basketball players
in the county school system.
Rondarius Blair, Shaquille Gra-
ham, Vincent Grice, Gary Lawson,
Kendre McCloud, Rashard McGill,
Adontay McLaurin, Sam McLaurin,
Curtis Miller III, Ricky Ray,
ReOnte Russ and Patrick Smith
make up the team.








2B Gadsden County Times June 9, 2005


Seminole


Ramlins




June 5, 2005
One of the big "Boating of the Week" news
has been that the Brunswick Corp (Mercury
Motors) struck a deal with the Triton Motors
and bought them, provided Mr. Bentz stayed
on and worked with Triton Boats. It's a done
deal, so the money people tell me. Mr. Bentz
doing as usual, letting good people build his
Tritons.
:For the hunting side of the fence, New York
State aims to shoot down a new game that
allows hunters to kill by remote control. That
is fine, but the owner of the ranch that has this
facility lives in West Texas and says the only
person who has used the range was a bed-rid-


den quadriplegic from Indiana after paying
$1300.00 and waiting for more than a
dozen to make a kill. He passed up the
one clean shot he had. Folks, it seems the
lawmakers of America is still after your
guns. Don't letem havem. If you here
tell that some lawmakers has that in mind,
don't vote for them. Just a few months
ago I met with a fine group of people on
US 90 near Mt. Pleasant, Fla. I believe 20
in all, impaired by paralysis to some degree.
One I remember could not move hand, leg,
foot, or arm. But his lungs were strong, his
father rigged his gun and set it in a vice in a
ground level deer blind. Setting in the chair at
dawn, in walked a deer. He sucked on the
straw his father had rigged and killed his first
deer. Watch them folks, they's folks after
your guns.
Fishen in general was impaired by the 7
inches of: ain we had. Not only Bream, but
Specks, Shellcrackers and Bass too. How-
ever, here is the top info on the BFL Tourne-
ment. 217 anglers fished 3 days and each


brought a
boat. Wo'\. .
what a
crowd o f
fol ks.I
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had9,b
Bainbrldge
won most -*
fish with 19o p d 7h or al on w
lbs. 3 oz. to
win total 5
weigh c s R D
Big Fishl rll
Rusty Hat-y
ton of Don-`&%.-,7 77
alsonville :.. _' -*
had 9 lbs. 1 .
oz. on the

side, he also placed 7th over all on weight with
14 lbs. 9 oz.
On the co-angler side, Mr. Robert Dice of
Perry, Fla. won over-all weight with 171bs. 14


oz. Mark Thomas of Chipley had Big Fish
with 6 Ibs. 5 oz. Po Boys BBQ and Wingates
Lodge furnished the release boat and most of
the fish went back alive to be caught another
day. I must add to this report that 2 ladies
fished the anglers side and both got a good
catch.


Wingate's Fishing Re
June 5, 2005
Lake Surface Temp:
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BigLake:
Chattahoochee:
Fast
Flin:
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Full
Dingy
Muddy and

High and Dingy
Clear Almost
Jack Wingate


The picture is of Rusty Hatton of Donal-
sonville, GA with his 9 lbs. 1 oz. Big Fish for
the BFL Tournament Saterday.


East Gadsden


chorus wins


'Best Overall'


in national contest

By JAMARR AKINS

The East Gadsden High School Chorus won first place for
"Best Overall" Chorus in the nation.
The "Showcase Music Festival" took place in Virginia
Beach, Va., where over 600 students from across the nation
competed for the title.
According to Cassandra Poole, instructor and choral direc-
tor, the students demonstrated the knowledge they gained
through singing. "They did not know what was in store for
them but they were optimistic about their performance,"
Poole said.
The Festival marked the .second appearance of the chorus
and their first national victory in a choral competition. Poole,
along with her assistant Jasmine Sailor, took approximately
30 students to the event.


Robert F. Munroe graduates 22 in 2005


In a ceremony that lasted just over an'hour,'
Robert F. Munroe Day School graduated itv en "
two seniors on May 27, 2005.
The speeches and awards were given; scholar-
ships totally over $74,000 for the.freshman year
were awarded; and diplomas were presented in


from ol a faniul, and ii enkds.
Of the wt ent) -t\i, a% ho eicen ed diplomas tour
\\Nll .dtlrnd the Uniiiersit% of Florida, one will
attend the University if Tennessee. Those attend-
ing 'other institutions are enrolled at Chipoli Col-
lege, Santa Fe, and Tallahas.see Community Col-


lege.
Ten ot them earned a High Ac-idemie diploma
.md nine will receive the Bright Fuitures scholar-
ship, three of whom have earned the FAS or
100% awarded.


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Florida National Guard's
About Face! program

Florida ABOUT FACE!-is con-
tinuously recruiting, participants
between the ages of 13-17, whose
families receive cash assistance
from the State of Florida, to get paid
to learn the most significant require-
ments for success in the business
world today!
The Florida ABOUT FACE! cur-
riculum is in an activity-based and
fun format that allows the students
to relate topics to real world experi-
ences and perform those skills in
hands-on activities. By addressing
the three major objectives necessary
for success in real life educational
preparation, functional life skills,
and work experience skills Florida
ABOUT FACE! offers the partici-
pant a chance to grow, have fun, and
get paid all in one!
For more information on the
Florida ABOUT FACE! program,
please contact Latonya Rollinson or
Birdette Hughey, Quincy Site Man-
ager, at (850) 627-4565.

Summer
Bookmobile
schedule
First and third weeks:
Monday Small World Day Care,
9:30-10:15; Gadsden Day Care,
10:30-11:15; Aunt Ginn's Grocery
(Sycamore), 1:30-2:30; Vanguard
Apts. (Gretna), 3:00-4:30.
Tuesday Love and Action Day
Care, 9:30-10:15; Wayside General
(Havana), 1:30-2:45; Havana
Heights Apts., 3-4:30.
Wednesday Land of the LIttle
People, 9:30-10:15; New Begin-
nings Day Care (Midway), 10:30-
11:45; BP Station (Shiloh), 1:30-
2:30; Gretna City Hall, 3-4:30.
Thursday Second Elizabeth
Summer Camp, 9:30-10:30; St.
Joseph Church (Friendship), 1:30-
2:45; St Matthews P.B. Church (St.
Hebron), 3-4:30.
Friday Pride and Joy Child Care
Dev. Center, 9:30-10:15; Starlight
Child Development Center, 10:30-
11:15; Green Meadows Apts., 1:30-
2:30; Lewis Lot (St. John), 3-4:30.


Second and fourth weeks: .
Monday ABC Learning Center,
9:30-10:15-; Tins Tot Day Care,
10:30-11:15; Flint Garden Apts.
(Chattahoochee), 3-4:30.
Tuesday Children are Our
Future, 9:30-11; Midway Commu-
nity Center, ,1:30-2:45; Gadsden
Arms Apts., 3-4:30.
Wednesday Leisa's Learning
Center (Havana), 9:30-10:15; Play-
land and Dreams (Havana), 10:30-
11:15; Mt. Calvary P.B. Church
1:30-2:30; Parkview Garden Apts.,
3-4:30.
Thursday Precious Gems Day
Care, 9:30-10:15; RCMA (Greens-
boro), 10:30-11:15; Riverchase
Nursing Home, .1:30-2:30; Triple
Oaks Apts., 3-4:30.
Friday Kids First Day Care -
9:15-10:15; Kinder Kastle Day
Care, 10:30-11:15; Talquin Sports-
man's Center, 1:30-2:45; Grace's
Grocery (Sawdust), 3-4:30.

Premier Bank
representatives talk
with TCC students
Before this year's TCC College
Reach-Out Program (CROP) gradu-
ates prepare for their summer vaca-
tion, they had one more lesson to
learn.
Premier Bank officials Tommy
Lake, senior vice president, retail
banking administrator, and Kaila
Hardee, human resources assistant,
talked to the group of recent high
school graduates about money mat-
ters and careers in banking Wednes-
day.
Their visit is a part of the CROP
senior class exit review, CROP
recently celebrated the graduation of'
32 area high school students.
Approximately, 19 of the 32 stu-
dents will participate.
Lake talked to the students and
their parents about fiscal responsi-
bility and the horrors of debt.
Hardee talked about banking careers
and specifically about opportunities
at Premier. Students had the oppor-
tunity to fill out job applications
with the possibility of being
employed by the bank.

SSince the program began at TCC,


CROP ha. a\\warded o\er $.2-1 11,ll1) 1
\%o'rth of 2-year and. 2 + 2 year
scholarships to low and lower-mid-
dle income potential first genera-
tion-in-collele students Students
become eligible for the college
preparatory program in grades 6 -
12.

The program teaches students both
academic and life skills through
retreats, workshops and supplemen-
tal classes.

Robertsville-St John
Community meeting

The Robertsville-St. John Com-
munity meeting will be held June 9
at 7 p.m. in the FAMU Farm Center
on Hwy 267.

Shanks Class of 1982

The Shanks Class of 1982 is sched-
uling a bus trip to Biloxi departing
,on the evening of July 8th returning
on July 9th. Anyone interested in
going on this trip with the Class of
1982, should contact Faye Zackery
at 627-9728. Reserve your seat early
because seating is limited. First pri-
ority will be given to Shanks Class
of 1982 classmates, all remaining
seats will be open for non-class-
mates.

Shanks class of 1986

A meeting regarding the reunion
will be held Sunday, June 12 at 4
p.m. at City Hall. Ms. Zee will
answer any questions regarding the
cruise. Contact Michelle at 875-
2857.

Shanks Class of 1987

James A. Shanks Class of 1987 will
have a meeting Saturday, June 11,
7pm at TGI Friday's, 3390 Capital
Circle NE, Tallahassee. This meet-
ing will be to discuss deadlines for
our planned trip to Biloxi October
14-15, 2005. Any questions please
contact Roxanne Brown at 345-
9173.

Class of 1996 Reunion

GTI & JASH Class of 1996 mem-
bers, please visit
www.freewebs.com/reunionl996


lor information concealing \ oui
2006 class reunion. The next sched-
uled monthly meeting will, be Sun-
day, June 26, fro-.m 4:00 to'5:00 pm
in the Crossroad Academy meeting
room. We urge classmates in town.
who have not attended any nieetings
to come out and join us.
The Reunion Committee CAN
NOT plan a great reunion w thoutI
YOU. We would d like your input on
the cruise destination, the discount
survey and the T-Shirt design. You
may.also vote for your favorites on
the website. Dues are $10. For more,
information please contact Octavius
at 627.6077 or email
Reunionl996@aol.com.

McCloud-Baker
family reunion

All relatives to Aola Williams are
invited to a family reunion, July 15-
17. If you may be kin to Ms.
Williams please call Carla at 875-
4887 or Gloria Thomas McCloud
875-4427.

JASHS class of 1974

Reunion 2005 participants will
depart on Friday, June 24 at 5 a.m.
from the Winn Dixie parking lot.
Please be present no later than 4:45
a.m. wearing your Reunion t-shirt
from last year or any orange/black
JASHS t shirt. For questions or con-
cerns call 273-0950.

JASHS Class of 1990

The James A. Shanks High Class of
1990 will have it's regular monthly
meeting Sunday, June 12, at Shanks
Middle School. The meeting will
begin at 6:30 p.m. Plans for our
upcoming class reunion will be dis-
cussed. Please bring all your bright
ideas with you! Contact Catina Sim-
mons-Russ at 875-1845 or
tinas@netquincy.com for questions
or concerns.

TCC honored by Small
Business Week group.,
Tallahassee Community College
was recently honored for its partici-
pation in Florida A&M University's
Small Business Development Cen-
ter's 22nd annual Small Business
Week Celebration.
A plaque was presented to the col-


lege on behalf of the Snall Busiess
.Week Committee ti the Smnil BIMi-
ness of the Y.ai Recotgnltion lunch-
eoin held .a TCC' CCiicter for Eco-
nomic and Workforce Development
building. Nlenmiheil of TCC' Eco-
niionic and \Worki ore De\elopirernt
participated in the plan.niiig and
sponsorship of the week, which hon-
ored local small and minority busi-
nesses. Among the businesses hon-
ored were Heavenly Catering, Inc.
and JAL Realty, LLC.

Dental program
deadlines on the,
horizon

Students wishing to apply for Fall
entry into Tallahassee Community
College's Dental Hygiene Program
should submit applications no later
than June 7. The Dental Hygiene
Program prepares students to sit for
licensure as registered dental
hygienists who can perform safely
and effectively all those functions
that are legal in Florida. Applicants
to the Dental Hygiene Program must
complete all admission require-
ments to the College and must have
successfully completed biology and
chemistry in high school or college.
Additionally, applications for
admission to TCC's Dental Assist-
ing Program should be submitted by
June 14. The Dental Assisting Pro-
.gram prepares students to sit for cer-
tification in Dental Assisting and
safely and effectively perform all
those functions that are legal in
'Florida. Applicants to the Dental
Assisting Program must complete
all admission requirements to the
college and must have graduated
from high school or earned a G.E.D.
For more information, contact Diane
'Douglas at 850-201-8441.

EMT deadline nearing

Students interested in Tallahassee
Community College's Emergency
Medical Technology Program
should apply before June 20.. The
program is designed to prepare the
student for employment as a regis-
tered emergency medical technician
for work as part of the emergency
medical team. Applicants must be at
least 18 years of age at the time they
enter the courses, must complete all


adnutssion lequiremerns to the Col-
lege, must have completed a college
level first aid course e.g.. HSC
2400 or HSC 2412 or equi\alent);or
the Red Cross: "-Reponding to
Emergencies" course or a "First
Responder" course. Also, the stu-
dent must have CPR certification to
the Healthcare Provider or Profes-
sional Rescuer level, For more
information, contact Diane Douglas
at 850-201-8441.

Knight, Jones
keep HMS news
out front

Maurine Knight and Linda Jones
have been very instrumental in
keeping HMS in the news this year.
They are both members of the Pub-
lic Relations Committee. These two
ladies have gone above and beyond
the call of duty. They have scouted
the school looking for positive sto-
ries.
This enormous effort was largely
due to Jones and Knight. They have
tried to spotlight every aspect of
development at HMS from physical
education to language arts. Being
tech savvy, the team submitted the
articles to the newspapers electroni-
cally.
The team solicited input from the
faculty, staff, administrators and stu-
dent body.
The articles also highlighted HMS
community involvement in areas
such as relay for Life, Faith Based
Initiative, and more. The team
.searched for articles in every nook
Sand cranny.
The goal of the committee is to
improve the public's image of HMS.
Display boards were set up in vari-
ous spots in the school. The team
watched in astonishment as the stu-
dents migrated to the boards. Every
week the students would go to the
boards to read the latest news arti-
cle.
The committee took pleasure in
making their school look good.
They said they adhere to the theory,"
We're a part of a team and if one of
us looks good ,we all look good."
They also seem to feel as if they
are their brothers' keeper. The com-
mittee would like to thank every one
that made their job easier.


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About your school's activities you
may submit news and photos to
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be submitted by 9 a.m. Monday for
that week's issue. Information may
also be faxed to us at 627-7191 or
Brought to our office at 15 S.
Madison, Quincy.


.- Thompson receives Georgia Law Award Natalie Bristol delivers
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Gregory graduates from Wesleyan


Carolyn Gregory is pictured here
.at Wesleyan College's Honors Day
with Julia Woodward, a 1934 gradu-
ate of Wesleyan College. Gregory
was recognized for being named in
Who's Who in American Colleges
and,Universities. Woodward is one
of Wesleyan's most generous
donors, a close friend of Gregory
and a native of Quincy, Fla. The
'Munroe Science Building, which
Wesleyan will begin construction on


CCA employee
Christie Stanton, an adult basic'
education teacher, was recently
honored by the Florida Literacy
Coalition for her dedication to
increasing literacy among inmates
at the Gadsden Correctional Facil-
iity, which is operated by Correc-
tions Corporation of America.
Stanton received the Mary J.
Brogan Leadership Award at the
state conference awards banquet
May 12 for implementing an inmate
literacy program that trains inmates
to help'their peers improve their
reading skills. Stanton holds one
training session per quarter, and the
response from the inmates has been
overwhelming. This program is in
addition to the adult literacy pro-
gram required by the, state.
Christie .and the staff in our
adult education program have made
literacy a priority and recognize
that reading is a foundation for
building knowledge in other sub-
jects," said Dan Coulliette, Gads-
den Correctional Facility principal.
"It's been amazing to see the impact
Sthe training program has made on
the education of our inmates."
Gadsden Correctional Facilit),
located in Quincy, houses more


next year, is named for Woodward
and her sisters (their maiden name is
Munroe). Carolyn llizabeth Gre-
gory, a Havana, Fla. native and
daughter of Ervin and Beverly Gre-
gory of Havana, graduated, cum
laude from Wesleyan College in
Macon, Georgia this May. The'
Robert F. Munroe Day School grad-
uate earned a Bachelor of Arts
degree in Advertising and Market-
ing Communicatiotn.


receives award


than 1,000 female inmates for the
Florida Department of Corrections.
Some 40 to 50 percent of the popu-
lation tests at a lower than ninth-
grade level: Furthermore, a fourth
of the population's reading' skills
haven't reached the fourth-grade
reading level. In the first year of the
program, .Stanton trained 154
inmates.


Andrew Gay signs with Chipola


Andrew Gay, son of Andy and
Kim Gay of Quincy, has signed a
letter of intent with Chipola Junior
College to play baseball. there
beginning in the fall.
Andrew has been actively
involved during his years at Robert
F. Munroe Day School. His credits
for participation include: Student
Council I, II, mI, IV; Key Club II,
III, IV; Beta II, III, IV; Chorus I;
FCA I, I, III,IV-Huddle Leader;
Basketball III-Leadership Award;
Baseball I, II, III-Offensive Player
of the Year, IV-Class A District 1
Player of the Year, MVP, Coaches
Sportsmanship Award; IV-Class
VP; "Homecoming Court" I;
"Anchor Club Co-Dreamboat";
Talquin Electric Cooperatives
Youth Tour Representative; Wendy
Heisman Nominee; "Best All
Around"; "Class Prophet." He has
earned a High Academic Diploma
and Florida Medallion Scholarship
Award.
Most recently, he presented the
Class Prophesy during the Class
Night activities at the school as the
fourth ranked student in his class.


Andrew, was presented with the
"Fighting Bobcat" award as the
most prestigious award given to a
graduating senior at Munroe. It is
presented to a senior who has dis-
played exceptional Bobcat spirit
throughout his school years. This
senior embodies the scholastic, ath-
letic, moral, and leadership qualities
that symbolize the spirit of the
school.


Dental program deadlines on the horizon

Students wishing to apply for Fall entry into Tallahassee Community
College's Dental Hygiene Program should submit applications no later than
June 7. The Dental Hygiene Program prepares students to sit for licensure
as registered dental hygienists who can perform safely and effectively all
those functions that are legal in Florida. Applicants "to the Dental Hygiene
Program must complete all admission requirements to the College and must
have successfully completed biology and chemistry in high school or col-
lege.
Additionally, applications for admission to TCC's Dental Assisting Pro-
gram should be submitted by June 14. The Dental Assisting Program pre-
pares students to sit for certification in Dental Assisting and safely and
effectively perform all those functions that are legal in Florida. Applicants
to the Dental Assisting Program must complete all admission requirements
to the college and must have graduated from high school or earned a G.E.D.
For more information, contact Diane Douglas at 850-201-8441.


The School of Law of The University
of Georgia recently recognized Lee Anne
Thompson, a former RFM graduate, for
excellence. The award was given for
"outstanding performance in legal.
research and writing." Lee Anne is fin-
ishing her second year of law school and
will be working during the summer in
Atlanta.
While at Munroe she was active in
athletics and community service clubs as
well as earning the rank-of salutatorian
her senior year in 1999. She went on to
the University of Florida and graduated
with high honors in 2003 with a B.A. in
English.
Lee Anne is pursuing a Juris Doctor
degree from Georgia.. Her employment
for this summer will give her a wide range
of experience, as one is a corporate firm
and the other a private one. She is work-
ing for Morris, Manning, and Martin for
part of the summer break and Hall, Booth,
SSmith, and Slover for the remaining time


_________________ aII* LaL,,kY aLRuuIa n


before she returns to Athens for her senior
year.
She finished her first year of law
school in the top twenty percent of her
freshman class. Lee Anne is the daughter
of James Harold and Carolyn Thompson
ofGretna.


Stewart Gives Valedictory at RFM


Ben Stewart, son of John and
Jerri Stewart of Mt. Pleasant, gave
the Valedictory address at the May
27, 2005, commencement exercises
in the school's J. Byron and Isabel
Suber Athletic Complex.
Ben graduated with a cumulative
unweighted GPA of 4.0 and a High
Academic diploma, and, he received
the Florida Lottery and Florida
Department of Education's Florida
Academic Scholarship. This schol-
.arship. sometimess known as :the
Bright Futures Scholarship. awards
100% of tuition and fees including
up to $300 per semester for lab fees.
In addition, $300 per semester for
College related expenses is included
in the award.
Other honors accorded Ben dur-
ing his senior year included Acade-
mic Achiex ement v. ards-in all sub-
jects; the President's Award for Edu-
cational Excellence. His activities
included membership in the Beta
National Honor Society; he was
treasurer of Student Council; and he
was voted as the senior superlative,
"Most Studious." Ben's leadership.
and participation in the RFM Brain
Brawl team aided in the State Title
for the Division II Brain Brawl
competition and 'the Beta Quiz Bowl
State win.
Ben's speech was both humorous
and thought provoking. Along with
bits of trivia he has picked up along
his travels through Munroe's hall,
he spoke about the role RFM has
played in his development and how
it will continue to impact him as
well as the people he will be with in
his future. He realistically acknowl-
edged that he would leave a portion
of himself behind as he proudly
quoted page 21 of the RFM Hand-



Area students

attend HOBY

leadership

seminar

Curtis Bridges, East Gadsden
High School, and Crystal
Tzintzun, West Gadsden High
School, attended the North
Florida Hugh O'Brian Youth
Leadership Seminar in Tallahas-
see held June 3rd-5th. These stu-
dents joined more than 85 other
young leaders, from as many
high schools throughout North
Florida.
HOBY Leadership seminars
bring together a select group of
high school sophomores to
interact with groups of distin-,
guished leaders in business,
government, education and the
professions to discuss present
and future issues. The goal is to
provide the youths a stimulating
forum for learning about critical
issues while broadening their
understanding of their leader-
ship potential and quest for self-
development. HOBY leaders are
also challenged to return to their
communities to perform at least
100 hours of community service
within 12 months following the
seminar.
Further information about
HOBY activities and sponsor-
.ship opportunities is available
by calling Abbye Glaser Feeley
at 813-679-7659.


book
;Ben claimed that 15 years was
"long enough" as he wryly
described the impact of attending a
small, rural school, "In part, our size
is what makes us special. At
Munroe, you.have no choice but to
be close to the people around you.
In a class of 22, you know every-
one's name,- you know their ,sib,:
lings' names, you know their
mother's maiden name, you know
their dog's name. It is a closely
woven community, and a strange
kind of family that you would not
expect to find within an old brick
building located on just the other
side of the middle of nowhere."
Ben will attended the University
of Florida in the summer.


Robert F. Munroe Day School
held commencement exercises on
May 27, 2005, in the gym at the
school. Natalie Bristol, daughter of
Cliff and Lisa Bristol of Bristol, pre-
sented the Salutatory address.
Natalie graduated with a cumula-
tive unrweighted GPA of 3.93 and a
High
Academic diploma and received the
Florida Lottery and Florida Depart-
ment of Education's Florida Acade-
mic Scholarship. This scholarship,
sometimes known as the Bright
Futures Scholarship, awards 100%
of tuition and fees including up to
$300 per semester for lab fees. In
addition. $3(00 per semester for col-
lege related expenses is included in
the award.
Other honors received by Natalie
during her senior year included
being name the Key Club Sweet-
heart and senior superlative "Most
Likely to Succedd." She was named
a Wendy Heisman finalist form
RFM and served as the president of
the Student Council for the, second
year. She was a captain of the
cheerleading squad and a member
,of Beta National Honor Societ\.
She was given the President's
Award for Educational Excellence
and the United States Army Reserve
National Scholar/Athlete Award.
Natalie's speech focused on the
lessons learned on Wednesdays at


school. She credited Mrs. Carolyn
May, the volunteer Bible teacher,
with imparting wisdom that will go
with her as she embarks on her
future. Natalie said that MaMay's
lesson was "the most simple lesson
of all: 'If you do good things; it
always comes back to you."' She
welcomed the families and friends
'to the evening and thanked her par-
ents and others who have embodied
the lesson. Natalie closed by saying
that the -"ood thine'" done for the
graduates o\ er the pais years Will be
returned by the "good things" they
will strive to do in their futures.
.Natalie will attend the University
of Florida in the summer.


TCC CROP offers Summer Bridge

Academy to Gadsden youth


The Tallahassee Community
College Take Stock in Children,
College Reach-Out Program
(CROP) and the Gadsden
County School District, in coop-
eration with the College Board,
is proud, to announce the creation
of its three-week summer bridge
program at East Gadsden High
School.
, The academy is for 100 prom-
ising students, who ha'e been
promoted to the eighth and ninth.
The program begins June 13 17


from 8 a.m. 2 p.m. weekly,
except Fridays. Students ,will
participate in ai variety of classes :
: which include reading, math, sci-
ence. technology and college
preparation classes. Breakfast,
and lunch is provided daily arid
transportation'from several areas
of the count) is available.
Space is limited, and there are
onl\ a few spots available. To
enroll your child call" Charlene
Johnson in the TCC CROP office
at (850) 201-8314.


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jouble pillow top. New in
:plastic with warranty.
.$150. 425-8374
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~:or Sale: John Deere 350
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with 6-way manual. Good
condition $4,000. Call
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zset. New in boxes, sacri-
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Philippe 8-piece wood -
King sleigh bed, dresser,
mirror, chest, 2 night-
stands. Sug. List, $4600,
sell $1650. 545-7112.
06102t


NEW Brand Nam
Mattress Set, $250
tory plastic, warren
8374


NEW QUEEN mattress
and base. Never used, in
unopened plastic. Must
sell, $125. 545-7112.
06/02tf


FORMAL DINING ROOM
- Brand new cherry table
with 6 chairs and lighted
china cabinet. $3K retail,
sell for $999. 425-8374.
S06/02tf


MATTRESS SET New
full set with fatory warran-
ty, $99, call 222-7783.
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-HUYGE YARD SALE Sat.
fJune 11, at the corner lot
jat King St. and Pat
oLThomas Pkwy. 8-12.
ZVarious items.
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.7 a.m..26 W. Circle Dr,
-Quincy. Children cloth-
ing, comforters, pictures.
,:and other misc items.
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A GIGANTIC MOVING
SALE. Everything must
go! Sat. June 11, 8 a.m.
Corner of Pat Thomas
and MLK, across from
FOCUS bank. You don't
want to miss it. Lots of
goodies: furniture, shoes,
clothes, household items
and more!!!
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32.43 Acres With Timber & Pasture
*Beautiful Creek
3 or 4 Bedroom Country Home
Masonry Fireplace with Insert
Large Kitchen/Dining Room Combination
Large Utility/Mud Room
Screened Porch
Large Workshop with Storage Shelters
Asphalt Drive
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1992 Pontiac Grand Prix.
Original owner. V-6, all
power, cold AC, well
maintained. $1950. 539-
5157.


1985 GMC 4WD
pickup. Runs gre
great. $3500. C
850-674-2629.



1988 Dodge V


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Goat, Sheep & Poultry
Auction Second Sat. of
each month. June 11:
Livestock starts 1 p.m.;
misc. starts 10 a.m. 979
Old Pelham Rd. bet.
Bainbriage and Vada on
Hwy 309 North
Auctioneer John Waddell
4u#003249. Info: 229-
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7217. Email waddellauc-
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-IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
-OF THE SECOND JUDI-
CIAL CIRCUIT. OF THE
STATE OF FLORIDA IN
-AND FOR GADSDEN
COUNTY, FLORIDA

-PROBATE DIVISION
.CASE NO: 05-189-CPA

IN RE: ESTATE OF FELIX
1J. COX, JR.,
:Deceased.
.,
NOTICE OF ADMINISTRA-
TION

' The Administration of the
.estate of FELIX J. COX,
IdR., deceased, File Number
;05-189-CPA, is pending in
the Circuit Court of the
Second Judicial Circuit of
the State of Florida in and
for Gadsden County
,Florida, Probate Division
the address of which is
iGadsden County
:Courthouse, 10 E. Jefferson
iStreet, Quincy, Florida
z32351. The names and
addresses of the personal
Representative 'and the per-
Isonal representative's attor-
tney are set forth below.
E All interested persons are
required to file with this
rCourt, WITHIN THREE
)MONTHS 'OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS


NOTICE:

(1) all claims against the
estate, and
(2)' any objection by an
interested person on whom
notice was mailed that chal-
lenges the qualifications of
the personal representative,
venue or jurisdiction of this
court. ALL CLAIMS AND
OBJECTIONS 'NOT SO
FILED WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.

Publication of this Notice
began on June 02, 2005.

/s/ Jerome Cox
37 Finner Drive
Crawfordville, Florida

/s/ James Sweeting III,
Esquire
PO Box 784347
Winter Garden, Florida
34787-4347
06/02&09/05c

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
IN AND FOR GADSDEN
COUNTY, FLORIDA

CASE NO: 05-358-CA-B

MORTGAGE ELECTRON-
IC REGISTRATION SYS-
TEMS, INC. AS NOMINEE
FOR LITTON LOAN SER-
VICING LP


Plaintiff


vs.

LATAVIOUS ROBINSON;
VIVIAN GREEN;
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
LATAVIOUS ROBINSON;
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF
VIVIAN : GREEN;
UNKNOWN TENANT I;
UNKNOWN TENANT II,
and any unknown heirs,
devisees, grantees, credi-
tors, and other unknown
persons or unknown spous-
es claiming by,. through and
under any of the above-
named Defendants,
Defendants.

NOTICE OF FORECLO-
SURE SALE

NOTICE is hereby given
that the undersigned Clerk
of the Circuit Court of
Gadsden County, Florida,
will on the 7th day of July,
2005, at 11:00 o'clock a.m.
at the South front door of
the Gadsden County
Courthouse in Quincy,
Florida, offer for sale and
sell at public outcry to the
highest and best bidder for
cash, the following-
described property situate
in Gadsden County, Florida:

Lot 3, Block "B" of PINE


HILL, a subdivision as per
map or plat thereof record-
ed in Plat Book 1, Page
166, of the Public Records
of Gadsden County, Florida.
Together with a Mobile,
Home located thereon.

pursuant to the Final
Judgment entered in a case
pending in said Court, the
style of which is indicated
above.

WITNESS my hand and offi-
cial seal.of said Court this
17th day of May, 2005.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH
THE AMERICANS WITH
DISABILITIES ACT, per-
sons with disabilities need-
ing a special accommoda-
tion should contact COURT
ADMINISTRATION, at the
GADSDEN County
Courthouse at 850-875-
8629, 1-800-955-8771
(TDD) or 1-800-955-8770,
via Florida Relay Service.

Nicholas Thomas
Clerk of the Circuit Court

(SEAL)

By Betty Sue Sadberry
Deputy Clerk
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LEGAL NOTICESA


NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN, that MICHAEL OR
WILLIAM FRANCIS. the
holder of the following cer-
tificate has filed said certifi-
cate for a tax deed to be
issued thereon. The certifi-
cate number and year of
issuance, the description of
the property, and the names
in which it was assessed
are as follows:


CERTIFICATE NO. 43
YEAR OF ISSUANCE:
2002

DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:

OR 482 P 266 OR 424 P
1011
LOTS 68 AND 69
EDWARDS ADD'N

PARCEL ID NUMBER:
1334N6W0050000000680

Name in which assessed:


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FROM pg B4


2005.

NICHOLAS THOMAS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Gadsden County, Florida

BY:Ugreenal Ivey
Deputy Clerk
6/02,9,16,23/05c


NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN, that EQUIFUND-
ING, the holder of the fol-
lowing certificate has filed
said certificate for a tax
deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and
year of issuance, the
description of the property,
and the names in which it
was assessed are as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE NO. 66
YEAR OF ISSUANCE:
2002

DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:

OR 475 P 16
LOT 18, BLOCK "A", QUAIL
RIDGE PHASE II & III, PER
PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 69.

PARCEL ID NUMBER:
2063N1W15070000A0180

Name in which assessed:
LYNDON DEAN & SUSAN
M. WALLS

Said Property being in the
County of Gadsden, State
of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed
according to law, the prop-
erty described in such cer-
tificate shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the court-
house door on the 6TH day
of JULY, 2005, at 10:00a.m.

Dated this 9TH day of MAY
2005.

NICHOLAS THOMAS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Gadsden County, Florida

BY: Ugreenal Ivey
Deputy Clerk
06/02,9,16,23/05c


NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN, that EQUIFUND-
ING, the holder of the fo-.
lowing certificate has filed
.said certificate for a tax
deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and
year of issuance, the
description of the property,
and the names in which it
was assessed are as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE NO. 154
YEAR OF ISSUANCE:
2002

DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:

OR 464 P 1658
COMM AT THE NEC OF
THE NW 1/4 OF SECTION
10-3N-2W AND RUN S 00
DEG 04'37" W 1754.15 FT.,
S 89 DEG 18'53" W 2209.11
FT., S 87 DEG 17'17" W
480.42 FT., S 04 DEG
09'34" E 610.17 FT TO
BEGIN; THENCE RUN N
89 DEG 51'32" W 658.7 FT.,
S 00 DEG 06' 07" W
662.75., N 55 DEG 12'58" E
807.7 FT TO R/W, NE/LY
ALONG R/W FOR ARC
DIST OF 107.69 FT., N 19
DEG 35'04" W 129.32 FT
TO THE POB.

PARCEL ID NUMBER:
2093N2W0000001441000

Name in which assessed:
STEVEN T. TODD

Said Property being in the
County. of Gadsden, State
of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed
according to law, the prop-
erty described in such cer-
tificate shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the court-
house door on the 6TH day
of JULY, 2005, at 10:00a.m.
Dated this 18TH day of MAY
2005.

NICHOLAS THOMAS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Gadsden County, Florida

BY: Ugreenal Ivey
Deputy Clerk
06/02,9,16,20/05c


NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN, that EQUIFUND-
ING, the holder of the fol-


lowing certificate has filed
said certificate for a tax
deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and
year of issuance, the
description of the property,
and the names in which it
was assessed ire as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE NO. 485
YEAR OF ISSUANCE:
2002


DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:

OR 412 P 1881
LOT 30, BLOCK "C", LIN-
COLN HEIGHTS SUBDIVI-
SION.

PARCEL ID NUMBER:
2193N3W03500000C0300

Name in which assessed:
TIA AND PAUL NEWMAN

Said Property being in the
County of Gadsden, State
of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed
according to law, the prop-
erty described in such cer-
tificate shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the court-
house door on the 6TH day
of JULY, 2005, at 10:00a.m.

Dated this 18TH day of MAY
2005.

NICHOLAS THOMAS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Gadsden County, Florida

BY: Ugreenal Ivey
Deputy Clerk
06/02,9,16,23/05c


NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN, that GENE
OPHEIM, the holder of the
following certificate has filed
said certificate for a tax
deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and,
year of issuance, the
description of the property,
and the names in' which it
was assessed are as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE NO. 740
YEAR OF ISSUANCE:
1998

DESCRIPTION OF PROP-'
ERTY:

OR 360 P 1327. OR 385 P
207
COMM AT SWC OF SE 1/4
OF SE 1/4 OF SECTION
15-3-6, RUN N 01 DEG 48
MIN E 271 FT TO POB.
'RUN N 01 DEG 48 MIN E
115 FT., S 88 DEG 12 MIN
E 402.2 FT., S 01 DEG 27
MIN E 40.5 FT., N 88 DEG
12 MIN W 17 FT., S 01 DEG
27 MIN E 74.5 FT., N 88
DEG 12 MIN W 383.7 FT
TO POB..

PARCEL ID NUMBER:
2153N6W0000004430200

-'Nnme in which assessed:
WILLIE D. MCMILLAN

Said Property being in the
County of Gadsden, State
of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be .redeemed
according to law, the prop-
erty described in such cer-
tificate shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the court-
house door on the 6TH day
of JULY, 2005, at 10:00a.m.

Dated this 20TH day of MAY
2005.

NICHOLAS THOMAS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Gadsden County, Florida

BY: Ugreenal Ivey
Deputy Clerk
06/02,9,16,23/05c


NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN, that MICHAEL OR
WILLIAMS FRANCIS, the
holder of the following cer-
tificate has filed said certifi-
cate for a tax deed to be
issued thereon. The certifi-
cate number and year of
issuance, the description of
the property, and the names
in which it was assessed
are as follows:

CERTIFICATE NO. 1238
YEAR OF ISSUANCE:
2001

DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:

OR 496 P 386 OR 477 P 34
OR 477 P 35 OR 321 P 390
LOT 1, BLOCK A, OAK
PARK SUBD.

PARCEL ID NUMBER:
3172N3W07900000A0010

Name in which assessed:
WAYNE L. JOHNSON

Said Property being in the
County of Gadsden, State
of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed
according to law, the prop-
erty described in such cer-
tificate shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the court-
house door on the 6TH day
of JULY, 2005, at 10:00a.m.


Dated this 6TH day of MAY
2005.

NICHOLAS THOMAS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Gadsden County, Florida

BY: Ugreenal Ivey
Deputy Clerk
06/02,9,16,23/05c


NOTICE OF APPLICATION


FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN, that WILLIE LOU
FRANCIS, the holder of the
following certificate has filed
said certificate for a tax
deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and
year of issuance, the
description of the property,
and the names in which it
was assessed are as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE NO. 1349
YEAR OF ISSUANCE:
1998

DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:

OR 82, P 642; OR 92, P 69
BEGIN 997 FT. W. OF THE
NEC OF THE NW 1/4 OF
THE NE 1/4, RUN W. 59
FT., S. 100 FT., E. 59 FT., N.
100 FT.TO P.O.B.
IN SECTION 13-2N-4W.

PARCEL ID NUMBER:
3132N4W0000001221100

Name in which assessed:
HEIRS OF NANCY & FRED
DOUGLAS

PROBATE ATTORNEY,

MARILYN BLACK :

Said Property being in the
County of Gadsden, State
of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed
according to law, the prop-
erty described in such, cer-
tificate shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the court-
house door on the 6TH day
of JULY, 2005, at 10:00a.m.

Dated this 9TH day of MAY
2005.

NICHOLAS THOMAS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Gadsden County, Florida

BY: Ugreenal Ivey
Deputy Clerk
06/02,9,16,23/05c


NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN, that MICHAEL OR
WILLIAMS FRANCIS, the
holder of the following cer-'
tificate has filed said certifi-
cate for a tax deed to be
issued thereon. The certifi-
cate number and year of
issuance, the description of
the property, and the names
in .which it was assessed
are as follows:

CERTIFICATE NO. 1463
YEAR OF ISSUANCE:
2002

DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:

OR 518 P 1959
OR 360 P 1514- BEGIN 300
FT W OF SWC OF STEW-
ART & CRAWFORD STS,
RUN W 73 FT FOR POB,
RUN S 150 FT, W 50 FT, N
150 FT, E 50 FT TO POB.
OR 302 P 1070
IN SECTION 12-2N-4W.

PARCEL ID NUMBER:
3122N4W0000001441900

Name in which assessed:
QUINCY COMMUNITY
VICTORY CHURCH OF
GOD

Said Property being in the
County of Gadsden, State
of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed
according to law, the prop-
erty described in such cer-
tificate shall be sold to the,
highest bidder at the court-
house door on the 6TH day
of JULY, 2005, at 10:00a.m.

Dated this 6TH day of MAY
2005.

NICHOLAS THOMAS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Gadsden County, Florida

BY: Ugreenal Ivey
Deputy Clerk
06/02,9,16,23/05c


NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN, that GENE
OPHEIM, the holder of the
following certificate has filed
said certificate.for a tax
deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and
year of issuance, the
description of the property,
and the names in which it
was assessed are as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE NO. 1657
YEAR OF ISSUANCE:
1998


DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:

OR 440 P 89
COMM AT NEC OF SECT
13-1N-3W, N 89"59'17" W
973.95 FT, S 248.20 FT TO
BEGIN, S 169 FT, S
89*56'04" W 137 FT, N 169,
N 89*56'04" E 137 FT TO
PQB.

PARCEL ID NUMBER:
4131 N3W0000001120700


Name in which assessed:
KERRY LEEVON CLOUD
SR & GEORGIA LAMB
CLOUD

Said Property being in the
County of Gadsden, State
of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed
according to law, the prop-
erty described in such cer-
tificate shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the court-
house door on the 6TH day
of JULY, 2005, at 10:00a.m.

Dated this 18TH day of MAY
2005.

NICHOLAS THOMAS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Gadsden County, Florida

BY: Ugreenal Ivey
Deputy Clerk
06/02,9,16,23/05c


NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR TAX DEED

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN, that GENE
OPHEIM, the holder of the
following certificate has filed
said certificate for a tax
deed to be issued thereon.
The certificate number and
year of issuance, the
description of the property,
and the names in which it
was assessed are as fol-
lows:

CERTIFICATE NO. 1737
YEAR OF ISSUANCE:
1998

DESCRIPTION OF PROP-
ERTY:

OR 467 P 226.
OR 464 P 804. OR 376 P
356
LOT 76, BLOCK "A", HIL-
SIDE FARMS SUBDV:,
LESS ONE ACRE PER OR
409 P,288.

,PARCEL ID NUMBER:
50LOROS14000000A0761

Name in which assessed:
JENNA A. THOMPSON

Said Property being in the
County of Gadsden, State
of Florida. Unless such cer-
tificate shall be redeemed
according to law, the prop-,
erty described in such cer-
tificate shall be sold to the
highest bidder at the court-
house door on the 6TH day
of JULY, 2005, at 10:00a.m.

Daled lIns '4TH day oi r.IA','
2005, .:. u100oo

NICHOLAS THOMAS
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Gadsden County, Florida

BY: Ugreenal Ivey
Deputy Clerk
06/02,9,16,23/05c


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE SECOND JUDI-
CIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND
FOR GADSDEN COUNTY,
FLORIDA

PROBATE DIVISION
FILE NO: 05-232-CPA

IN RE: THE ESTATE OF
HARRY L. ELLIS, SR.
Deceased.

NOTICE OF ADMINISTRA-
TION
(Testate)

The administration of the
estate of HARRY L. ELLIS,
SR., deceased, is pending
in the Circuit Court of
Gadsden County, Florida,
Probate ,Division, the
address of which is 10 East
Jefferson Street, Quincy,
Florida 32351. The estate is
testate and the date of the
decedent's Will and any
Codicils are Last Will and
Testament dated December
21, 2002. The names and
addresses of the personal
repr.s.ntntivp --' '"- npr
sonal ,


ney are set tonn Delow.

Any interested person on
whom a copy of this notice
of administration is served
must object to the validity of
the will (or any codicil), qual-
ifications of the personal
representative, venue, or
jurisdiction of the court, by
filing a petition or other
pleading requesting relief ir
accordance with the Florida


Probate Rules, WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF A
COPY OF THE NOTICE ON
THE OBJECTING PER-
SON, OR THOSE OBJEC-
TIONS ARE FOREVER
BARRED.
Any person entitled to
exempt property is required
to file a petition for determi-
nation of exempt property
-WITHIN THE TIME PRO-
VIDED BY LAW OR THE
RIGHT TO EXEMPT
PROPERTY IS DEEMED
WAIVED. Any person enti-
tled to elective share is
required to file an election to
take elective share WITHIN
THE TIME PROVIDED BY
LAW.

Attorney for Personal
Representative:
Michael Rayne FBN:
056878
Law Offices of Michael
Rayne, LLC
1014 N. Adams Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32303
850-224-2999
Attorney for Petitioner

Personal Representative:
Catherine Ellis Russ
1144 Hill Street
Quincy, Florida 32351
06/09&16/05c


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR GADSDEN COUNTY,
FLORIDA

PROBATE DIVISION
File No.: 05-210-CPA

IN RE: ESTATE OF
MITCHELL B. SMITH,
Deceased.

NOTICE OF
ADMINISTRATION

The administration of the
estate of Mitchell B. Smith,
deceased, File Number 05-
210-CPA, is pending in the
Circuit Court for Gadsden
County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of
which. is 10 East Jefferson
Street, Quincy, FL 32351.
The names and addresses
of the personal representa-
tive and the personal repre-
sentative's attorney are set
forth below.

ALL INTERESTED PER-
SONS ARE NOTIFIED
THAT:

All persons on whom this
notice is served who have
objections that challenge
the validity of the will, the
qualilications of the person-
al representative, venue, or
jurisdiction of this Court are
required to file their objec-
tions with this Court WITHIN
THE LATER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.

All creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons hav-
ing claims or demands
against decedent's estate
on whom a copy of this
notice is served within three
months after the date of the
first publication of this notice
must file their claims with
this Court WITHIN THE
LATER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR THIRTY DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.

All other creditors of the
decedent and persons hav-
ing claims or demands
against the decedent's
estate must file their claims
with this, court WITHIN
THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE.

ALL CLAIMS, DEMANDS
AND OBJECTIONS NOT
SO FILED WILL BE FOR-
EVER BARRED.

The date of the first publica-
tion of this Notice is June
09, 2005.

Attorney for Personal
Representative:
Owen K. Goodwyne,
Attorney
Florida Bar No. 186058
William J. Roberts, P.A.
217 S. Adams Street
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Telephone: 850-224-5169

Personal Representative:
Pat Smith Winchester
2303 Ellicott Drive
Tallahassee, FL 32308
06/09&23/05c


-hU I -it stUUNU
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR GADSDEN
COUNTY, FLORIDA

Case No. 05-542-CAA

ENGELHARD CORPORA-
TION,
Plaintiff,


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Privacy gate. HUD appli-
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Quincy area. 539-5398.
4/21tf


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3565.
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Shiloh Commur
3553.


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OTREM


OWL COMMERCIAL COM-
PANY AND ITS SUCCES-
SORS IN INTEREST,
Defendant.

AMENDED NOTICE
OF ACTION

TO THE OWL COMMER-
CIAL COMPANY:

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that
an acuon to quiet title to the
followingg property ih
Gadsden County, Florida:

That part of the SW 1/4 of
NE 1/4, NW'1/4 of SE 1/4,
NW 1/4 of NE 1/4 of SE 1/4,
N 1/2 of SW 1/4, S 1/2 of the
S 1/2 of the NW 1/4, lying N.
& E. of the S.A.L. Railroad
in Section 20, Township 2
North, Range 3 West,
Gadsden County, Florida.

has been filed against you
and you are required to
serve a copy of your written
defenses to it on Clifford W.
Mayhall, the plaintiff's attor-
ney, whose address is 106
East College Avenue, Suite
1200, Tallahassee, Florida
32301 on or before the 15th
day of July 2005, and file
the original with.the clerk of
this court either before serv-
ice on the plaintiffs attorney
or immediately thereafter;
otherwise a default will be
entered against you for the
relief demanded in the com-
plaint.

DATED on the 2nd day of
June 2005.

Nicholas Thomas
As Clerk of the Court

(SEAL)

By Betty Sue Sadberry
As Deputy Clerk
06/09,16,23,30/05c


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE SECOND
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR GADSDEN
COUNTY, FLORIDA

PROBATE DIVISION
FILE NO.: 05-232-CPA

IN RE: THE ESTATE OF
HARRY L. ELLIS, SR.
Deceased.

NOTICE TO CREDITORS

The administration of the
estate of HARRY L. ELLIS,
SR., deceased, whose date
of death is January 6, 2003,
is pending in the Circuit
Court for Gadsden County,
Florida, Probate Division,
the address of which is 10
Fast .IpffRrsn Street.


the personal representative
and the personal represen-
tative's attorney are set
forth below.
All creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons hav-
ing claims or demands
against decedent's estate
on whom a copy of this
notice is required to be
served must file their claims
wnn this court WITHIN THE


LATER OF 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE TIME OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE DATE ,OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM.
All other creditors of the
decedent and other persons
having claims or demands
against decedent's estate
must file their claims with
this court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUB-
LICATION OF THIS
NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED
WITHIN THE TIME PERI-
ODS SET FORTH IN SEC-
TION 733.702 OF THE
FLORIDA PROBATE CODE
WILL BE FOREVER
BARRED.
NOTWITHSTANDING
THE TIME PERIODS SET
FORTH ABOVE, ANY


CLAIM FILED
YEARS OR MOR
THE DECEDENT
OF DEATH IS BA

The date of first F
of this notice is
2005.

Attorney for
Representative
Michael Rayne
FBN: 056878
Law Office of
Rayne, LLC
1014 N. Adams St
Tallahassee, Florii
850-224-2999
Attorney for Petiti

Personal Represe
Catherine Ellis Ru
1144 Hill Street
Quincy, Florida 32
06/C


IN THE UNITED
DISTRICT COU
THE NORTH
DISTRICT OF F
TALLAHASSEE D

Case No. 4:03cv22

UNITED STAT
AMERICA,
Plaintiff,



CHANCAY, INC.;
WATKINS; G
COUNTY, FLQR
JAMES YOUMAN
Defendants.

NOTICE OF

NOTICE IS
GIVEN THAT UNI
BY VIHIU- 01-


DECREE OF FORECLO-
SURE RENDERED IN THE
ABOVE-STYLED CASE ON
MAY 20, 2005, BY THE
UNITED STATES DIS-
TRICT COURT FOR THE
NORTHERN DISTRICT OF
FLORIDA, IN FAVOR OF
THE PLAINTIFF, THE
UNDERSIGNED,
APPOINTED IN SAID
DECREE, WILL ON THE
8TH DAY OF JULY, 2005,
AT 12:00 NOON, IN FRONT
OF THE GADSDEN COUN-
TY COURTHOUSE DOOR
IN THE CITY OF QUINCY,
FLORIDA, OFFER FOR
SALE AND, SELL AT PUB-
LIC OUTCRY TO THE
HIGHEST BIDDER, THE
FOLLOWING DESCRIBED
PROPERTY, SITUATED,
LYING AND BEING IN
GADSDEN COUNTY,
FLORIDA:


TWO (2) Lot 2, POST PLANT ROAD
IE AFTER SUBDIVISION, according
'S DATE to the map or plat thereof as
RRED. recorded in Plat Book 2,
page 52, of the public
publication records of Gadsden County,
June 09, Florida.
Being the same property as
described in that certain real
Personal. estate mortgage dated
November 7, 1997, as
recorded in Book 470 at
page 1277 of the public
Michael records of Gadsden County,
Florida.
street
da 32303 SUBJECT TO all recorded
oil, gas and mineral reser-
oner vations; easements and
rights of way of record; and
native: to the lien of all unpaid
ss taxes and assessments.

?351 FOR ADDITIONAL INFOR-
)9&23/05c MATION CONCERNING
THE ABOVE PROPERTY
CONTACT THE OFFICE
STATES OF THE U.S. ATTORNEY,
RT FOR TELEPHONE NO. 850-444-
IERN 4000. SALE IS SUBJECT
LORIDA TO CONFIRMATION OF
DIVISIONN THE COURT. METHOD OF
PAYMENT IS BY POSTAL
23/RH/WS MONEY ORDER OR CER-
TIFIED CHECK MADE
ES OF PAYABLE TO THE U.S.
MARSHALS SERVICE.
TEN PERCENT OF
iGH/ACCEPTABLE BID
,N CERTIFIED CHECK OR
CASHIER'S CHECK (NO
MARY L. CASH) WILL BE ACCEPT-
iADSDEN ED WITH THE BALANCE
IIDA and DUE WITHIN 48 HOURS.
S, THIS SALE IS SUBJECT
TO STATE AND LOCAL
TAXES.
SALE
DATE: 25 May, 2005
HEREBY
DER AND DENNIS A. WILLIAMSON
A HNAL United States Marshal


Northern District of Florida

By Doris Massingill :
U.S. Marshals Service
06'09,16,23,30'05c


IN THE UNITED STATES'
DISTRICT COURT FORJ
THE NORTHERN "
DISTRICT OF FLORIDA-
TALLAHASSEE DIVISION!

Case No. 4:01cv450/SMPA

UNITED STATES OF
AMERICA,
Plaintiff,

vs.

ELLA MAE GILBERT; CITF
FINANCIAL, INC, a/dk/
ASSOCIATES FINANCIAL.
SERVICES OF AMERIC4
INC.; and ADVANTAGE
NATIONAL BANK, USA a
Defendants.

NOTE OF SALE

NOTICE IS HERE
GIVEN THAT UNDER ANI
BY VIRTUE OF A FINAL
DECREE OF FORECLQ-
SURE RENDERED IN THE
ABOVE-STYLED CASE O1
APRIL 05, 2005, BY THE
UNITED STATES DIS-
TRICT COURT FOR THE
-NORTHERN DISTRICT OF
FLORIDA, IN FAVOR OF
THE PLAINTIFF, THE
U N D E R S I G NE D.,
APPOINTED IN SAID
DECREE, WILL ON THE
8TH DAY OF JULY, 2005,
AT 12:00 NOON, IN FRONT
OF THE GADSDEN COUN-
TY COURTHOUSE DOOR
IN THE CITY OF QUINCY,
FLORIDA, OFFER FOR
SALE AND SELL AT PUB-
LIC OUTCRY TO THE
HIGHEST BIDDER, THE
FOLLOWING DESCRIBED
PROPERTY, SITUATED,
LYING AND BEING IN
GADSDEN COUNTY,
FLORIDA:

SCHEDULE A
Commence at an iron piph
(found) marking the
Northeast Corner of Lot 3,
Block 6 of Sunny Crest, a
subdivision as per map or
plat thereof recorded in Plat
Book 1, page 8 of the Public
Records of Gadsden
County, Florida, also said
point marking the Northwest
corner of Lot 4, Block 6 of
said subdivision and run;
Thence West along the
Northern boundary of said
Lot 3 and the projection
thereof, a distance of
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156.53 feet to a point on the
Easterly right-of-way
boundary of Slappey Street;
Thence South along said
Easterly right-of-way
boundary, a distance of
75.42 feet to the POINT OF
BEGINNING. From said
POINT OF BEGINNING
thence continue South
75.42 feet to a point of inter-


section of said Easterly
right-of-way boundary and
the Northerly right-of-way
boundary of Crawford
Street; Thence East along
said Northerly right-of-way
boundary, a distance of
131.53 feet; Thence North
75.42 feet; Thence West
131.53 feet to the POINT
OF BEGINNING. containing
0.23 acres more or less.
SUBJECT TO all restric-
tions and reservations of
record; all easements and


rights of way of record; and
the lien of all unpaid taxes
and assessments.
FOR ADDITIONAL INFOR-
MATION CONCERNING
THE ABOVE PROPERTY
CONTACT THE OFFICE
OF THE U.S. ATTORNEY,
TELEPHONE NO. 850-444-
4000. SALE IS SUBJECT
TO CONFIRMATION OF
THE COURT. METHOD OF
PAYMENT IS BY POSTAL
MONEY ORDER OR CER-
TIFIED CHECK MADE


PAYABLE TO THE U.S.
MARSHALS SERVICE.
TEN PERCENT OF
HIGH/ACCEPTABLE BID
IN CERTIFIED CHECK OR
CASHIER'S CHECK (NO
CASH) WILL BE ACCEPT-
ED WITH THE BALANCE
DUE WITHIN 48 HOURS.
THIS SALE IS SUBJECT
TO STATE AND LOCAL
TAXES.
DATE: 25 May, 2005
DENNIS A. WILLIAMSON


United States Marshal
Northern District of Florida
By Doris Massingill
U.S. Marshals Service
06/09,16,23,30/05c

NOTICE OF APPLICATION
FOR WATER USE PERMIT
Notice is hereby given that
pursuant to Chapter 373,
Florida Statutes, the follow-
ing applications) for water
use permits) have been re-


ceived by the Northwest
Florida Water Management
District:
Application number I 06556
filed 05/27/2005
Roger Middleton, 1190 Bas-
sett Road, Quincy, FL
32351
Requesting a maximum
withdrawal of 99.600 gal-
lons per day from the Flori-
dan Aquifer System for Agri-
cultural Irrigation use by an
existing facility.
General withdrawal loca-


tion(s) in Gadsden County:
T02N, R05W, Sec. 1
Interested persons may
object to or comment upon
the applications or submit a
written request for a copy of
the staff reports) containing
proposed agency action re-
garding the applications)
by writing to the Division of
Resource Regulation of the
Northwest Florida Water
Management District, atten-
tion Terri Peterson, 152 Wa-
ter Management Drive, Ha-


vana, Florida 32333-9700,
but such comments or re-
quests must be received by
5 o'clock p.m. on June 22,
2005.
No further public notice will
be provided regarding this
(these) applicationss. Publi-
cation of this notice consti-
tutes constructive notice of
this permit application to all
substantially affected per-
sons. A copy of the staff re-
port(s) must be requested in
order to remain advised of


further proceedings and any
public hearing date. Sub-
stantially affected persons
are entitled to request an
administrative hearing re-
garding the proposed
agency action by submitting
a written request according
to the provisions of 40A-
1.521, Florida Administra-
tive Code. Notice of Pro-
posed Agency Action will be
mailed only to persons who
have filed such requests.
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by BYRON SPIRES
Times Staff Writer

The rolling Atlantic Ocean, cold and
indifferent, broke against the hard metal
of the landing craft as it plowed towards, a
beach a thousands of miles from home.
The sounds of bees buzzing overhead
was preempted by a loud explosion next
to the craft. A plume of water drenched the
thirty or so men huddled behind a heavy
metal gate at the front of wobbling craft as
it inched its way to Utah Beach.
A hundred thoughts careened through
the minds of the young men as they wait-
ed for their rendezvous with destiny.
Thoughts were of sweethearts back home
or Moms and Dads. If you listened close-
ly you could hear the sounds of some of
these men no, boys praying.
But this one day, this special day,
would change their lives and the lives of
all Americans forever.
This is the story of one of those men
who went ashore that fateful day, at a
place called Utah Beach, on June 6, 1944.

Frances L. McCall, Sr. is not here today
to tell his story. Like many of his contem-
poraries he is gone, he died in 1980. There
are few remaining D-Day veterans and
those young men who fought the war to
end all wars are now leaving us at the rate
of about 1500 a day.
With them will go the last remaining
living history of what is considered Amer-
ica's greatest generation.
Frances' experiences on Utah Beach
and in World War II are going to be told
through the scrap book his mother kept for
him while he was away at war, historical
documents and his son, Frances Jr.
McCall Sr. would be drafted away from
his beloved school, the University of
Florida. The Army would send him away
for training and pin a Second Lieutenant's
bars on him. He would become proficient
as a scout and raider and be assigned to
:the Fourth Infantry 22nd Division.
Along with his other duties he would
Find himself in England preparing for the
Invasion of France, involved in military
intelligence.
McCall had grown up in Gadsden
:County, moving here when he was about
:12 or 13 with his parents to run a family
:business of his grandfather's. His favorite
:pastime activity was playing ball and he
:managed to win a spot on Florida's fresh-
-man baseball team before the Army
:snatched him up.
McCall drew Utah Beach as his entry
-point into fighting in World War II. He
and thousands of his fellow soldiers
would train for nearly two years for that
one important day.
Utah Beach held a significant part in
the invasion. Once it was captured it
would become the entry point for most of
the European invasion force.
Thirteen ships were to be brought over
during the invasion and sunk as wave
breakers. Once sunk the ships would form
a semi-circle housing a deep water port
just off the beaches. McCall knew the im-
portance of Utah Beach and what it would
mean to the war effort. It would be his job
to help secure the beach on June 6th.'
Waiting for.battle can be difficult, but
D-Day became a waiting game that
worked heavily on even the most sea-
soned of soldiers. Three times the inva-
sion was postponed.


D-Day: June 6






1944


One man's


Frances McCall Jr. is shown looking at a scrap book his grandmother kept for his father during his war
years. McCall is looking at newspaper clippings of the invasion on D-Day on the Normandy beaches


To encourage his men, Supreme Com-
mander of the Allied Forces, Dwight D.
Eisenhower wrote the following to his sol-
diers: "The tide has turned. The free men
of the world are marching together to Vic-
tory. I have full confidence in ydur
courage, devotion to duty, and skill in bat-
tle. We will accept nothing less than full
victory. Good Luck! And let us all beseech
the blessings of Almighty God upon this
great and noble undertaking."
Early on the morning of June 6, thou-
sands of ships stood off the beaches of
Normandy. The largest armada of mili-
tary might in the history of mankind stood
on the brink of battle. Operation "Over-
lord" had begun.
The sounds of ships firing their big
guns could be heard for miles in all direc-
tions as the beaches of Utah, Omaha,
Gold, Juno and Sword were bombarded.
There would be six divisions of men
land that day: three American, two British
and one Canadian.
McCall would be lucky.
Utah Beach would not be like Omaha
where Americans were pinned down for
hours and over 3,000 were killed. On
Utah, 197 were killed and 60 were miss-
ing in action. The fighting would be
tough, but by noon the beach was in
American hands.McCall said that his first
impression when he came ashore on Utah
Beach was how young the German sol-
diers were. He told his son that they
looked to be young teenagers.
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These are clippings McCall's mother kept during the war. Top, a clipping from a pa-
per about McCall being wounded. Middle, headlines concerning the battle at Cher-
bourg, France. Bottom picture is a map of the battle at Normandy.


Frances
McCall Sr. is
shown with his
mother Mrs.
G.L.
McCall on
a trip home
after being
wounded


war machine
was starting to grind
down. He had started
using boys as young
as 11-13 for posts like
the guarding of Nor-
mandy. Hitler did not
believe, even as the
invasion was going
on, that Normandy
was the Allied army's
primary target. He be-
lieved the invasion
was a hoax and the re-
al invasion would
come from Gen.
George Patton at
Calais.
McCall said that
the area was covered
in pill boxes used by
the Germans as de-
fenses against the
American Invasion.
In those pill boxes,
which were scattered
as far inland as two
miles, were German
machine guns. One in
particular he said took
nearly two days to
take out.
He also told his son
that as they got inland
they found many Ger-
man artillery pieces
that had been stored
back away from the
beaches. Had they
been on the beaches
where they were in-
tended to be, the Utah
invasion he felt would
have been entirely dif-
ferent.
By the end of the
day thousands of sol-
diers had come
ashore, as well as ve-
hicles and supplies.
Leading the force into
Utah Beach was Gen-
eral Teddy Roosevelt


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McCall would talk about meeting Roo-
sevelt and General Omar Bradley, the in-
fantryman's general.
The beachhead and mackshift port at
Utah would over the next few months see
nearly Imillion soldiers cross its sandy
terrain. Thousands of tons of supplies and
over 220,000 vehicles would reach fight-
ing soldiers as they drove the German
Army back to their homeland through
Utah's port.
Once the beach was secure McCall
moved inland and west towards Cher-
bourg. For two weeks the Americans
slugged it out with the Germans before
taking the peninsula city. While fighting
at Cherbourg 1st Lt. McCall was wound-
ed.


Frances McCall Sr. soon after
being drafted into the Army
A shell exploded nearby and ripped off
all of his toes on one foot and splattered
him with shrapnel.
The war was over for McCall. McCall
would receive a Purple Heart for his
wounds and a Bronze Star for his bravery.
He was also promoted to Captain before
he left the military.
McCall would come home to the states
marry and raise a family, but he would
spend the rest of his life recovering from
his wounds.
His son said that he could remember
his dad having shrapnel removed from his
leg into the 1960's.
He said he also remembered trips to the
base doctors at Fort McPherson in At-
lanta, Georgia for check-ups for his dad.
McCall was never able to play his beloved
baseball after the war.
Frances Jr. said he never talked much
about his experiences in World War II, but
the pair did go once to the theatre togeth-
er to see the movie "The Longest Day."
.He said his dad said most of it was cor-
rect but he did find a few technical mis-
takes.
McCall Sr. also visited Normandy
Beach on the 25th Anniversary of D-Day
in 1969, and again in 1974.
His comment upon returning home was
that the same family that lived near the
beach in 1944 was still there, something
he thought was remarkable.
He instilled his love of his country and
his determination to not falter in his chil-
dren, his son said.
A good tribute for a man who gave so
much for his country.


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