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Creation Date: May 31, 2007
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Budget cuts claim gadsden
afterschool program
Page 7






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Summer fun
4-H offering many activities for
youngsters at camp...Page 10


No changes

in Havana

City maintains status quo with
officials...Page 6


Lawsuit filed

in FHS case

Family of heart attack victim files
wrongful death suit...Page 6


The boys of

slimmer

Sports Editor Joe Ferilito breaks
down the baseball season
...Page 8


Farmers


feeling


effects of


drought


by ALICE DU PONT
Times Editor
"It's just bad. I haven't planted anything yet,
it's been too dry," said local farmer Michael
Brown.
In other years, Brown would have planted
tobacco and other crops. This year he has
waited.
The drought is making things unpleasant and
costly for local small farmers who usually
grow between 200 and 1,000 acres of
vegetables annually.
David Wright, professor of Agronomy at the
University IFAS Research Center on Quincy
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Gadsden schools see FCAT gains


More students at or above state average


By BRIAN DEKLE
Times staff writer
Florida Comprehensive Assessment Test
scores are in, and many Gadsden County
schools are seeing the highest achievement
levels since the inception of the high stakes
test.
More Gadsden County students are
scoring at or above the state average this
year than in years past, as well. '
Gadsden County school testing
coordinator Ida Walker said, "These scores
give us an insight on where we are. We're
certainly not where we want to be yet, but if
you look at where we started from and
where we are now you can see definitely


see the progress."
Superintendent Reginald James credits the
gains to the hard working parents, teachers,
administrators and community. "We keep
moving forward and it is only because of
the tireless contributions of others to our
schools." he said. He says he plans to press
for the full implementation of the
Continuous Improvement Model to drive
instruction and ensure that the most
effective staff is on board at the start of the
upcoming school year. "We said 'No
Excuses,' and that remains our motto," he
added.
Gadsden Elementary Magnet School led

See FCAT on Page 7


Leisure Complex dedicated


Hundreds turned out Friday afternoon for the grand opening, dedication, and
ribbon cutting for the City of Quincy's Leisure Complex at the corner of Martin
Luther King, Jr. Blvd. and Atlanta Street, west of Quincy. Mayor Keith Dowdell took
the first tee shot officially opening the driving range. (Photo by Alice DuPont)


Statement from Education
Commissioner Jeanine Blomberg on
variations in third grade FCAT
reading results


The Florida Comprehensite
Assessment Test IFCAT) is a
valuable tool that enables
educators to see how well
students are performing and
mastering basic skills cof
teading. writing, math and
science. It also helps us to
idenuf\ struggling students and
the areas in which h tiev ma\
need additional instruction or
remediation.


Since 2001, we have seen
steady annual gains of between
I and 3 percentage points in the
percent of third graders reading
on grade level. These gains
hade reflected continuous
improvement ot Florida
students In 2000, the percent
of third graders reading on

See STATEMENT on Page 5


Hurricane


season opens


by ALICE DU PONT
Times Editor
Hurricane season 2007
officially begins Friday, June
1. Local officials warn
citizens not to become
complacent because of last
year's slow season.
"We were fortunate last
year. The entire state was
just plain lucky," said
Emergency Management
Dilectir Sha\\ n Wood, off the
Gadsden Counti Sheriftfs
Office.
He said people should
adhere to the hurricane
preparedness materials that
will be distributed by the
American Red Cross and the
GCSO.
"There are many things that
people need to do to protect
themselves, their families,
and their property. They
shouldn't take anything for
granted and ; start now
stocking up on supplies
now," he said.
The National Oceanic and
Atmospheric Administration
(NOAA) predicts an above
normal 2007 Atlantic
hurricane season. Experts are
predicting a 75 percent
chance that this hurricane
season will be above normal.
The names of this season's
hurricane are: Arthur,
Bertha, Cristobal, Dolly,
Edouard, Fay, Gustav,
Hanna, Ike, Josephine, Kyle,
Laura,' Marco, Nana, Omar,
Paloma, Rene, Sally, Teddy,
Vicky, and Wilfred.


Tax break

offered ,on

supplies,

but not

for long

By LESLIE ROBERTS
Times News Editor
Looking to gear up for
hurricane season?
The next 12 days are the time to
do it consumers can buy
hurricane-preparedness items
without being charged sales tax
or discretionary sales surtax from
June 1-12.
Forecasters are already
predicting an active hurricane
season. When Gov. Charlie Crist
signed in April the bill
establishing a sales tax holiday
June 1-12, he cautioned Florida
residents to be prepared.
"I urge all Floridians to take
advantage of the Hurricane
Preparedness Sales Tak Holiday
so that every person is prepared
for the possibility of a storm,"
Crist said. "We have learned
from experience that prepared
residents and communities are
key to surviving and recovering

See SUPPLIES on Page 3


Local praised for role with Tuskegee Airmen


by ALICE DU PONT
Times Editor
A 'lot of people in Gadsden
County are acquainted with Will
Jenkins. They know him as the
former owner of Greensboro
Small Engine and Repair or they
know him as the former Gadsden
representative to the Tallahassee
Community College Board of
Directors. They may even know
him for his stellar attempts at
vitaculture.


But Jenkins, a retired Army
Colonel, was recently honored
for his contributions to the nation
at the White House. Jenkins
played an essential and pivotal
role in the lives of the Tuskegee
Airmen.
The Tuskegee Airmen were a
group of dedicated, determined
young men who enlisted to
become America's. first black
military airmen at a time when
there were many people who
thought that black men lacked


intelligence, skill, courage, and
patriotism.
No standards were lowered for
the pilots or any of the others
who trained in operations,
meteorology, intelligence,
engineering, medicine or any of
the other fields. Enlisted
members were trained to be
aircraft and engine mechanics,
armament specialists, radio
repairmen, parachute riggers,
control tower operators,
policemen, administrative clerks,


and all of the other skills
necessary to fully function as any
Army Air Corps flying squadron
or ground support unit.
As the airmen readied for battle,
they had to be outfitted with
parachutes. "I was a member of
that ground service, a parachute
rigger and repairman. My job
was to fit each pilot and make
sure they worked," Jenkins said.
Jenkins was 18 at the
See AIRMEN on Page 5


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Gadsden farmers among those eligible for
emergency loans after April freeze
Page 17


Col. (Ret.) Will E.
Jenkins shows the
Gold Medal
presented to him by
President George
Bush during a
recent ceremony at
the White House.


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The Gadsden County Board of County Commissioners
would like to inform the public of the following
meeting agenda item to be discussed:


An Update and Future Direction for the

Gadsden Community Hospital

is scheduled for the

Tuesday, June 5, 2007

Regular Meeting Agenda


Citizen Input Is Encouraged and Requested


Quincy's Public Works Department ended National Public Works Appreciaiton Week with a
luncheon and awards ceremony at the office on Selman Road Friday afternoon. Chad Brown,
director, along with Mayor Keith Dowdell and City Manager Bill Bogan thanked employees for
all of their work throughout the year. Several employees were awarded plaques and each received
a Public Works tee-shirt and a certificate. Clifford Robinson was stunned when Brown
announced that he was named the 2007 Public Works "Employee of the Year." Above, City of
Quincy Public Works Department Employees. Below, (left to right) Reggie Bell, supervisor,
Brown, director, Robinson, and Bogan. (Photos by Alice DuPont)


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Teacher appreciation


Vickie Johnson, music teacher at Gretna Elementary, was all
smiles last Thursday afternoon. She and about 300 teachers,
who are members of the Gadsden County Classroom Teachers
Association, gathered on the Courthouse Square for the annual
Community Day cookout that included hot dogs, hamburgers,
hot wings, chips, and soft drinks. GCCAA union president
Dwayne Ivory said the annual picnic is a way to show the teach-
ers appreciation for a job well done throughout the year. (Photo
by Alice DuPont)


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An annual meeting of the Gadsden County Industrial
Development Authority will be held at 9:30 am on Tuesday June
5, 2007 at the Gadsden County Chamber of Commerce office
located at 208 North Adams Street Quincy, Florida
For the purpose of taking action with respect to the election on
officers. The Authority will also consider any other such matters
as may properly come before it at said meeting. Also, approval
and report of the Authority's activity since the last Regular
meeting.

In compliance with Section 286,0205 F.S. all concerned are
hereby advised that if a person decides to appeal any decision
made by the authority with respect to any matter considered at
such meeting, that person may need to ensure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the
testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.








The Gadsden County Times May 31, 2007 3


SUPPLIES from Page 1


from hurricanes or other natural
disasters."
SThis is the third annual sales
tax holiday, and it's expected to
save Floridians almost $25
Million in sales taxes.
"As public interest of this tax
Holiday continues to grow, we are
encouraging Florida retailers to
prepare for even greater demand
than last year," Crist said in a
press release. "While we hope for
a quiet hurricane season, the tax
1 holiday will help give Floridians
"-ihe opportunity to be prepared
:for any possibility."
S Locally, new Wal-Mart store
~manager Teresa McKenzie said
Sshe will bring in a few extra
Workers during the holiday.
"I really don't know what to
. expect," she said. "I do plan to
Shave some extra staff."
SAt the Family Dollar in
* Havana, store manager Jacquelyn
Wilcoxson said she expects a
.decent crowd for the 12-day
.'event.
"We did quite well last year,"
she said. "They are saying we are
supposed to have 13 hurricanes
'this year, so I hope people do
take advantage of it."
The Florida Division of
SEmergency Management
recommends taking the following
actions when preparing for
hurricane season:
o Develop a family plan. Talk
About the kinds of hazards that
could affect your family, know
'your home's vulnerability to
flooding and wind. Determine an
escape route and have an out-of-
state friend as a family contact so


What you can buy:

It's that time of year again, hurricane season and its fairly new companion, a
12-day sales tax holiday.
Below is a list of items qualifying for the tax-free event:
Items under $10:
> Reusable ice or items sold as artificial ice.
Items under $20:
> Any portable or self-powering light source
> Battery-powered :1.. ligl.
> Gas-powered lanterns iii.. tiin., propane, kerosene, lamp oil or similar
fuel)
> Tiki-type torches
> Candles
Items under $25:
> Any gas or diesel fuel container (including LP gas and kerosene containers)
Items under $30:
) Batteries, including rechargeable (listed sizes, only)
AAA cell, AA cell, C cell, D cell, 6-volt (excluding automotive and boat bat-
teries, 9-volt (excluding automobile and boat batteries).
> Coolers (food storage, non-electrical)
> Ice chests (food storage, non-electrical)
Items under $40:
> Any cell phone charger
Items under $50:
> Tarpaulins (tarps)
> Visqueen, plastic sheeting, plastic drop cloths and other flexible waterproof
sheeting
> Good ground anchor systems or kits
> Bungee cords
> Ratchet straps
Items under $60:
> Any cell phone batteries
Items under $75:
> Radios (self-powered or battery-powered)
> Two-way radios (self-powered or battery-powered)
) Weather band radios (self-powered or battery-powered)
* > Any carbon monoxide detectors '
> Any package consisting of two or more *-f the pli ii.u. 1:, listed qualifying
items.
Items under $200:
> Storm shutter devices (defined as nmaitc iil, pidJui t-, specifically manu-
factured, rated and marketed for the p,.urp.:. ...-t i e., enig window, damage
from storms).
Items under $1,000:
> Portable generators that will be used to provide light, communications or to
preserve perishable food in the event of a power outage.


all family members have a single
point of contact.

> Create a disaster supply kit.
The kit should contain the
following items:
1) At least 1 gallon of water
daily per person for three to
seven days.
2) Enough food for three to
seven days. Good choices are:
non-perishable packaged or
canned food /juices.
foods for infants or the
elderly..
snack foods
non-electric can opener.
cooking tools and fuel.
paper plates and plastic
utensils.
3) Blankets, pillows and other
bedding.
4) Clothing seasonal,
including rain gear and sturdy
shoes.
5) A first aid kit and any
medicines, including prescription
drugs, that you take.
6) Special items as needed for
babies and the elderly.
7) Toiletries, hygiene items and
moisture wipes.
8) Batteries.
9) Battery-operated NOAA
weather radio.
10) A cell phone, if you have
one, fully charged and an extra
battery for it. A traditional phone
may work when the electricity is
out; a cordless phone will not.
11) Cash (with some small
bills) and credit cards.
12) Keys
13) Toys, books and games.
14) Important documents in a


waterproof container or
watertight, resealable bag.
15) Insurance, medical records,
bank account numbers, Social
Security cards, etc.
16) A set of tools.


17) Keep vehicle tanks filled.
18) Pet care items, including
ID, immunization records,
medications, ample food and
water, a carrier or a cage and a
muzzle or a leash.


Saying thanks to EMS


Gadsden Emergency ivieaical services were told now much
their work the citizens appreciate all they do last week during
EMS Appreciation Week. A mini parade, which included a heli-
copter, was downtown last Thursday morning followed by a
brunch for EMS employees and county officials. Many who
attended the brunch wore "I Love Gadsden EMS" tee-shirts.
They ended the week of celebration Friday afternoon as
employees and their guests enjoyed -a fish fry at the EMS
department.


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By Alice DuPont, Editor



Contemplation


Wildfire smoke leads to

burning question


My friend and classmate Katie
Murray called me Sunday night to talk
about another matter, but before she
hung up the telephone, she asked me
when I was going to write a column
about the smoke that has been making
the air hazy and smokey.
I asked her what she wanted me to
say about.the smoke. She said she
didn't know but that someone ought to
write about it.
All I know about the smoke is that
whether or not we get smoke depends
on which way the wind blows. There
is speculation about how these fires
got started. Some are thought to have
been set deliberately while the big one
in south Georgia is feared to have
begun by lightning.
While listening to National Public
Radio, a weather expert said it will
take at least two hurricanes that will
drop soaking rains to put out the fires.
Now to me, that's not a very good
solution. Hurricanes to put out fires? It
seems like things have gone topsy-
turvy.
Eight years ago when my neice was
born, I went to Ft. Lauderdale to see
her. Fires were blazing in many parts
of the state and portions of interstate


highways were closed just as they
have been in past weeks.
We chose Interstate 95 on the return
trip and driving through Volusia
County it seemed like something from
another planet. And it was just plain
scary riding in a car with woods
smoldering on both sides of the
highway. I didn't breathe a sigh of
relief until we got up around
Jacksonville and left the smoke
behind.
Three weeks ago we had a fire off
Joe Adams Road that was suspected to
have been caused by sparks from a
train. Just this past weekend, former
County Commissioner Sterling
Watson had around fifty acres of.
farmland to catch fire and burn. No
one was hurt and no structures were
involved. Once the firebreak was
completed the fire burned itself out.
It's good to know that there were
enough volunteer firefighters to
handle that fire and contain it before it
got out of hand.
So Katie, there are times and there
are things that none of us can do
anything about. It's called nature
taking its course and all of the words
in the world won't change that.


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When we hunker down to talk, we're all on the same level. by Kesley .
Colbert, just a good ole boy that likes to write.. .


We didn'get t cash.


I attended the Port St. Joe High School
graduation last Monday night. It wasn't as
long as some I had been to-and, as you all
know, that is the real measuring stick to a
successful graduation. Or, at least, that was
what I had always thought. But as wave
after wave of young people were called to
the stage and handed various amounts of
scholarships, awards and platitudes, I begin
to rethink this thing a little bit.
The cash was flowing! I mean, some of
these kids were making off like bandits! I
was trying to add it all up until my wife
flashed me the "how uncouth look". I
marveled as the various clubs, individuals,
agencies, trusts and businesses came before
the microphone to lavish the goods'on
these mere children. Of course, I had the
good fortune to know most of these young
folks and I was pulling for a couple of
them to get called back for another round!
Take the money! They were all well
deserving. I have no problem with that. I
was extra proud of each and every one of
them.
But where, I asked myself, was this array
of grants, gifts, prizes and donations when
me and Buddy, Pain, Ruth Ann and Yogi
walked across that stage?
I'm mad today with Mr. Tom Johnson.
And I'm a tad upset with the 1965
members of the McKenzie, Tennessee,
VFW. And the local Rotary group. And
every church in our little town. And Mr.
Robert Paul Hopkins. And the McKenzie
chapter of the Daughters of the American
Revolution.
All we got when we graduated was a
lousy piece of paper and a handshake. It
never even dawned on us that we possibly
could have been in line for some "bonus"
money. How could we be so naive!
Mr. Johnson has to be held responsible
for this gross over site. As principal he
should have spoken up. He should have
called a meeting. He could have talked to
the big wheels. He could have held a
symposium on the reoccurring cost of
higher education. He could have discussed
the Bright Futures scholarship program. He
could have told someone about the
National Merit awards. He could have
invented the "No Child Left Behind"
syllabus. At the very least he was honor
bound to let our town know it needed to


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"help" our graduates so they could rush out
into the world ahead of those seniors from
over at Huntingdon High School!
Mr. Jack Cantrell and Red Melton near
'bout ran the VFW. They could have taken
up an offering! The Rotary met out at the
Dixie Coffee Cup every blooming
Thursday! What were they doing! How
about our churches? I'd never really looked
at what people were dropping in the plates.
I do know Brother Hatcher drove that big
Buick. We had extravagant dinners every
fifth Sunday. And we were sending a boat
load of money to some lady named Lottie
Moon. Apparently the church was doing o.
k. There was no reason why some of the
cash couldn't have gone into the Kesley
Colbert Open Hand Scholarship fund for
higher education, recreation.....and living!
Mr. Hopkins owned the saw mill. And
about eleven thousand acres of bottom
land! Surely he could have tossed in some
pocket change! The Daughters of the
American Revolution could have held a
bazaar to raise money for us. They "bazaar-
ed" up cash for everything else!
Billy Thompson, our valedictorian, gave
a talk. Mr. Johnson, who didn't like us,
read off a short list of the "class"
accomplishments. Mr. W. O. Warren, our
former principal, was the featured speaker.
I don't remember one word that he said.
But if I had to guess, I'd say he gave that
talk about how we were the future leaders
of tomorrow. And he probably threw in the
perfunctory "hard work pays off", "keep
dreaming" and "be productive citizens...."
They killed about two hours with all that
talk. They could have been handing out
cash money! College scholarships!
Lifetime annuities! Get out of jail free
cards! Something!
We just didn't have any idea.
I reckon we figured getting out of high
school was reward enough. And we did
"award" a few graduation honors among
ourselves. The "committee" met at that
back table in the library the last week of
school. We didn't even have to whisper.
Mrs. Ingram had pretty much given up on
"hushing" us up--or maybe it was her way
of showing a little respect.
We didn't have any money, and since this
was apparently in the days before cash
See Hunkerin' on Page 10


his ust In


by Leslie Roberts,
News Editor


Gotta get a Grundig and

stock up on canned goods


I know this will sound odd.
I am one of those people who actually
enjoys stocking up for hurricane season.
(Not ready to move into backwoods
survivalist mode just yet, but the longer
G.W. is in office, the more appealing it
seems.)
So the kickoff of tax-free sales on
hurricane preparedness supplies is great
news to me. Not that I want a hurricane
to come here. Or anywhere.
But just in case.
I'm gonna get a Grundig.
Now. There are several types of
Grundig radios and other electronics
made by the German company but the
one I like is the Grundig FR300
emergency AM/FM crank shortwave
weather TV/radio and light. It will also
charge a cell phone. All that on three
AAA batteries.
What's not to like?
Non-perishable foods, here I come -


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Quincy, FL 32353-0790
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Editor and Columnist,
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News Editor and
Columnist,
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Sports Editor, Joe
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Manager, Becky Carlin
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Conner
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Quincy, FL 32353-0790.


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mix. And most importantly, peanut
butter. Canned fruits and vegetables,
jugs of water and instant coffee.
Blankets galore and enough rain jackets
to keep Noah high and dry.
I don't know WHY I'm that way -
genetics? Offspring of a woman whose
mother was a Girl Scout leader and
whose father was a farmer and a man
raised in the coal-stained hills of
Kentucky?
I guess it makes me feel a bit better, a
bit more in control, let the wind blow -
and I like a good, non-life-threatening
thunderstorm while watching a conical
shape move across the TV screen.
Whatever.
I'm not invincible even I know that -
but having supplies ready makes me
feel, well, ready. Come what may.
So blow, wind, blow I'm gonna get a
Grundig.


Letters

to, the

Editor



Dear Editor,
Has anyone else besides me noticed the huge increase in
traffic on Highway 90, in front of the Flying "J" Truck
Stop? I have a print-out from the Department of
Transportation showing the amount of cars that pass this
location daily. The answer is 18,700 cars daily, both going
east and west. This is up 1700 cars per day since 2005.
Why the increase? Possibly the 1100 new houses that have
been built in the Midway area.
Midway's only concern for the last two years was to
increase their tax base. There was no thought given to
adding 2200 more cars to the highway traffic. This is
allowing two cars per household. When is someone or
some state or county agency going to put a stop to this
uncontrolled growth?
Bill Lett




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vote

by Dianne Wheatley-Giliotti,
president of the League of
Women Voters of Florida
The right to vote is the
foundation of our democracy and
the hallmarkof our power. The
history of the oppressed has
shown that one of the most
important rights sought is
suffrage. Without real access to
the ballot, everything else is
meaningless.
We have gone from poll taxes
and literacy tests to the latest
craze of voter disenfranchisement
-- "No match, no vote." Now
Florida residents must jump
through the many hoops dictated
by the state if they want to vote.
Florida supervisors of elections
refused to register a large
percentage of otherwise eligible
residents based on the state's
purported inability to verify the
applicant's identifying number,
such as a driver's license number;
Social Security number or
-Florida identification card
number. These requirements
cause problems for many eligible
voters. For example, a citizen
registering as "William" might
not match if his driver's license is
issued under "Bill." A woman's
married name might not match
against an outdated database
containing her maiden name. -
Moreover, matching an
'applicant's registration number
with information in a database is
an error-prQne and unreliable, >;
process. A tudy,byAbt# : .:
Associates, a government and
business research and consulting
firm, determined that in a Florida
social-services database, up to 26
percent of the records included
city names spelled incorrectly,
including 40 different spellings
of Fort Lauderdale.
In 2006, a sample of 606 voter-
registration applications
submitted to the Miami-Dade
supervisor's office by voting
rights organizations
Advancement Project and Project
Vote, found approximately 27
percent of first-time registrants
were not added to the registration
rolls because the state was unable
to match their identification
number.
Even more troubling, while
Florida's matching procedures
not only disenfranchise numerous
eligible voters, they
disproportionately impact certain
racial and ethnic groups.
It is common for people of
Latino descent to use.both
maternal and paternal last names
or to use one or the other
inconsistently. If an individual
uses a different version of her
name on an application than is
used in the database, she will not
be registered to vote.
In African-American
communities, it is common to'
modify spellings of names
spelled differently in other
cultures. One recent study
reported that Jazmine, Jasmin and
Jazmin are all common names in
African-American communities. .
Any of these names could easily
be misspelled by an elections
worker entering the name in the
database as Jasmine.
Florida's law is inconsistent
with the Help America Vote Act
(HAVA), and in fact is prohibited
by both HAVA and the Voting
Rights Act of 1965. HAVA
requires every state to obtain a
unique identifying number for
voter-registration applicants. But
it does not make the verification
of one's ID number a prerequisite
for one's eligibility'to vote. As
such, Florida should not go
beyond its existing methods for
determining eligibility, which
include requiring that all voters
present an ID at the polls.
State voter protection groups
have asked the Florida Secretary
of State Kurt S. Browning to


remedy this Election Day
nightmare. We want him to allow
voters whose identification
number has not been verified to
verify their numbers at the polls
by presenting identification. Also
voters who are on "hold" because
of the state's inability to verify
See VOTE on Page 10



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The Gadsden County Times May 31, 2007 5


WORKFORCE to hold jobs fair 0rief6


With the theme "Gadsden by incorporating the area service, customer service, cleri- WORKFORCE Express will be
J.O.B.S.," the second annual schools, law enforcement, cal, manufacturing, corrections on hand for resume assistance,


WORKFORCE. plus Gadsden
County Job Fair will bring
together employers and com-
munity groups from Gadsden
County to showcase the
employment opportunities
available. This job fair will
.serve as a full circle approach


employers, and the chamber of
commerce.
Presented by BASF The
Chemical Company, The
Gadsden J.O.B.S. Fair will fea-
ture over 20 Gadsden area busi-
nesses serving various indus-
tries including: financial, social


and food service.
The event will be held from
10 a.m. to 2 p.m., June 14 at the
University of Florida IFAS
Center, 155 Research Road,
Quincy. This event is FREE to
the general public; FREE park-
ing and door prizes. The


online job search and access to
fill out applications online.
Pre-registration is required
to attend the event. For more
information, please call 850-
875-4040.
Additional sponsor includes
Tri Eagle Sales.


Reunion

The 42nd annual reunion of
the descendants of Otis and
Rebecca Smith will be held at
12 p.m., Sunday, June 10, at the
Sylvania Methodist Church in
Faceville, Ga. Please bring cov-
ered dishes for your immediate
family.For more information,
contact Wilma Jackson at 850-
663-4754.


Library to offer summer programs


New Vision Ministry by
Faith, Inc.
Highway 111 South
Reno, Ga
Family & Friends Day
June 3, 2007
3PM
Speaker of the Hour:
Rev. Phillip Corker, Pastor
Shiloh M.B. Church
Cairo, GA
Music provided by the:
J.H. Jackson Gospel Choir


The William A. "Bill" McGill over the summer and encour-
Library will kick-off the annual ages reading and intellectual
Summer Youth Library program growth of Gadsden County
starting June 4. The program youth. A special Australian
encourages families to use Culture program will be held at
library material and resources 7 p.m. Monday, June 4 at the



STATEMENT from Page 1


grade level jumped 8
percentage points. However, this
year, third-grade reading
performance fell 6 percentage
points from the previous year.
Like many of the state's
education leaders, I was troubled
by this drop. I immediately
directed Department of,
Education staff to analyze the
third-grade FCAT: reading data
from 2005, 2006 and 2007 to
better explain these variations.
Staff reviewed a number of
factors, including student
demographics, third grade,
retentions, student mobility, prior
test performance of students
participating in Reading First
programs, teacher mobility,
teacher experience levels and
changes in policies. In addition,
we worked with our testing
vendors and outside experts to
look at the test itself, how well
students performed on questions
that were common over multiple
years and the scoring process.
We rechecked and verified the
scoring for both 2006 and 2007
third-grade reading test
administrations.' What we found
was that lastr'yr's third graders
performed better on test
questions that also a1 feared on
other test administrations.
However, we do not believe this
alone accounted for the large
increase last year followed by a
decline this year.
As we continued to investigate,
it became clear that the anomaly
in third-grade reading results
does not lie with this year's
results, which fall in line with the
trend line of moderate and steady,
,increases from year-to-year, but
with last year's third-grade
reading results. Our analyses
have led us to focus in on a set of
test questions used as a means to
'equate' the scores of the test
from one year to the next. These
are known as anchor questions
and basically ensure that FCAT
scores mean the same thing from.
one year to the next. This helps
us confirm that students are
performing about where they
should bp and that the test's
difficulty level is the same as in
previous years. We believe the
set of anchor questions used in
the 2006 third-grade reading test
did not perform as intended nor
as well as the anchor items used
in 2005 and 2007.
We have found two main
factors that have led us to the
conclusion that last year's set of
anchor items were not as good as
the sets of anchor items used this
year and in previous years. Part
of our process is to compare the
percent of anchor questions
students correctly answer to the
percent correctly answered in the
entire test. These percentages
should fall into an acceptable
range and the closer they are
aligned, the better. In 2006,
these percentages were not as
closely aligned as they should
have been.
Student performance on any
test question is also dependent on
where it appears on the test. That
is to say, students often perform


better on test questions that
appear at the beginning of a test
versus those that appear near the
end. We take this into account
when building our tests.
Generally, anchor questions
should appear in the same place
or position on a test as they have
in previous use. In 2006, a
reading passage and the
questions associated with that
passage were placed in different
position than they had in prior
tests.
We believe the combination of
the change in placement or
positioning of anchor questions,
along with the percentage of
students correctly answering
anchor and test questions not
being as closely aligned as they
should have been, resulted in an
overstatement of last year's third
grade reading FCAT results.
Since we use the set of anchor
questions to serve as the baseline
of student performance, we have
what appeared to be a higher
performing set of anchor
questions further amplifying
above average student
performance. YWe ha\e ahead.
reviewed the 2007 exam for these
two issues and are confident this
did not happen with this year's
test administration.
The Department of Education
has adjusted our practices to
ensure that we are consistently
applying from year-to-year the
same rigorous processes and
statistical standards for selecting,
positioning and comparing
anchor items. Strict adherence to
these procedures has served us
well in the past and will do so in
the future. To make certain no
students, teachers, schools or
school districts are
disadvantaged, we will go back
and re-equate and rescale the
2006 third grade FCAT reading
exam against a new set of anchor
items. This will result in a new
set of reading scores for last
year's third-grade class, which
we will issue as soon as they are
available. No individual student
will be negatively impacted by
the recalculation of last year's
third grade reading scores. We
will also use these new results
when calculating learning gains
for this year's school grades and
federal Adequate Yearly
Progress. We do not plan to
reissue school grades for last
year.
We are committed to openness
and transparency of the FCAT.
We will be convening next week
an external advisory group to
assist the Department in
identifying an independent,
external group of testing experts
to review the data from 2006 and
recommend a procedure for
establishing an annual review of
the test. We will conduct an
independent review of FCAT
results each year from here on
out.
The FCAT plays an important
role in our public education
system and because of this we
must and will do all that we can
to preserve the integrity and
accuracy of the test."


AIRMEN from Page 1


time he was assigned to Tuskegee. The pilots, he said, were all very
well educated. "Most had Master's Degrees and a few had Ph.D's", he
said.
As a non-commissioned officer Jenkins was in charge of the base's
parachute operations at the Tuskegee Air Field.
"When I arrived (at Tuskegee) I really didn't know what to expect. I
believe they placed me in parachute operations because of my
background in electronics," Jenkins said.
"It was a great honor and a wonderful experience. Several
Congressmen and the President attended the ceremony," he said of the
White House experience.
The ceremony was the nation's way of saying "thank you" to the
Tuskegee Airmen and the support staff. Jenkins and all of the others,
over 100 were able to attend, were presented gold medals.

IA


library. The recording artist
Anna Moo will present a concert
at the library. Along with these
entertaining and educational
programs there will be book
clubs, crafts, pre-school pro-


grams, clowns, magic, teen pro-
grams, storyteller, puppeteers
and a live bird show. All these
programs are free and everyone
is invited. For more information
call 627-7106.


Notice of City of Midway

Planning and Zoning Board


Notice is hereby given to all concerned
that on June 14, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. at the
cl Midway City Hall, Midway, Florida 32343.
The Planning and Zoning Board members will meet
and hear the following application:



1. Waldolph Enterprises- Rezoning 6.25 acres

Interested parties may inspect the applications at the Midway City Hall
or appear at the meeting to become informed or to be heard with the
respect to the proposed developments. Contact Deanna Green at 574-
2355 for more information.
05/31/07c



Notice of City of Midway

City Council Meeting


Notice is hereby given to all concerned that on June 7, 2007 at
7:00 p.m. at the Midway City Hall, Midway, Florida 32343.
The City Council Board members will meet
and hear the following application:

1. Renew & Co- Replat of Monroe Creek Unit II
2. Trace Landing, Inc. Rezoning from Residential to
Interchange Commercial (5.7 acres)
3. Trace Landing, Inc. Rezoning from Residential to
Interchange Commercial (5.7 acres)
4. Lex Thompson- Holly Branch Subdivision Final
Plat Approval

Interested parties may inspect the applications at the Midway
City Hall or appear at-the meeting to become informed or to be
heard with the respect to the proposed developments. Contact
Deanna Green at 574-2355 for more information.
05/31/07c


NOTICE OF INTENT TO

CONSIDER ENACTMENT

OF ORDINANCE

Notice is hereby given to all concerned that the City Commission of
the City of Quincy, Florida, intends, at a meeting in the City Hall in
Quincy, Florida, at 6:00 p.m. on the 12th day of June, A. D. 2007 and
at a meeting in the.City Hall in Quincy, Florida at 6:00 p.m. on the
26th day of June, A. D. 2007, to consider the enactment of the follow- .
ing proposed ordinance entitled:

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 46, BY ADDING A
NEW SECTION ARTICLE IX, TO BE KNOWN AS THE CITY
OF QUINCY IMPACT FEE ORDINANCE; PROVIDING DEFIN-
ITIONS, RULES OF CONSTRUCTION AND FINDINGS;
ADOPTING A CERTAIN IMPACT FEE STUDY; PROVIDING
FOR THE IMPOSITION OF IMPACT FEES ON SPECIFIED
NEW CONSTRUCTION OCCURRING IN THE CITY, TO PAY
FOR FIRE RESCUE, POLICE LAW ENFORCEMENT, PARKS
AND RECREATION, AND PUBLIC FACILITIES NEEDS; PRO-
VIDING FOR AN ALTERNATIVE CALCULATION; PROVID-
ING FOR CREDITS FOR DEVELOPER CONTRIBUTIONS;
PROVIDING FOR THE PAYMENT AND COLLECTION OF
IMPACT FEES; PROVIDING FOR EXEMPTIONS FROM
IMPACT FEES FOR CERTAIN HOUSING; PROVIDING A
REMEDIAL COLLECTION METHODOLOGY FOR IMPACT
FEES; PROVIDING FOR REVIEW HEARINGS; REQUIRING
REVIEW OF THE IMPACT FEE STUDY AND IMPACT FEE
ORDINANCE; DECLARATION OF EXCLUSION FROM
ADMINISTRATIVE PROCEDURES ACT; PROVIDING FOR
SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE
DATE.

Such ordinance may be inspected by the public at the office of the
City Clerk in the City Hall in such City.

Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with
respect to the proposed ordinance.

If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Commission
with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he
will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, he may
need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which
record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to
be heard.

This __ day of May, A.D. 2007.

Sylvia Hicks, City Clerk 5/31 & 6/21, 2007c


NOTICE OF INTENT TO

CONSIDER ENACTMENT

OF ORDINANCE

Notice is hereby given to all concerned that the City Commission of
the City of Quincy, Florida, intends, at a meeting in the City Hall in
Quincy, Florida, at 6:00 p.m. on the 12th day of June, A. D. 2007 and
at a meeting in the City Hall in Quincy,.Florida at 6:00 p.m. on the
26th day of June, A. D. 2007, to consider the enactment of the follow-
ing proposed ordinance entitled:

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING CHAPTER 10 OF THE CODE OF
ORDINANCES OF THE CITY OF QUINCY, CHAPTER 46, THE
LAND DEVELOPMENT CODE, TO ADD A NEW SECTION,
ARTICLE VIII, TO BE KNOWN AS THE CITY OF QUINCY
PROPORTIONATE FAIR-SHARE ORDINANCE; PROVIDING
PURPOSE AND INTENT,, COMMISSION FINDINGS THAT
TRANSPORTATION CAPACITY IS A COMMODITY OF
VALUE, PROCEDURES FOR DEVELOPERS TO PROCEED
WITH THEIR DEVELOPMENT NOTWITHSTANDING THE
FAILURE OF TRANSPORTATION CONCURRENCY, IF CER-
TAIN CONDITIONS ARE MET; DEFINITIONS, GENERAL
REQUIREMENTS, APPLICATION FEE, METHOD FOR
DETERMINING AND CALCULATING A DEVELOPMENT
PROPORTIONATE FAIR-SHARE OBLIGATION; AND PRO-
VIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

Such ordinance may be inspected by the public at the office of the
City Clerk in the City Hall in such City.

Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with respect
to the proposed ordinance.

If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Commission
with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he
will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, he may
need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which
record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to
be heard.

This day of May, A.D. 2007.



Sylvia Hicks, City Clerk

5/31 & 06/21, 2007c




NOTICE OF INTENT TO

CONSIDER ENACTMENT

OF ORDINANCE

Notice is hereby given to all concerned that the City Commission of
the City of Quincy, Florida, intends, at a meeting in the City Hall in
Quincy, Florida, at 6:00 p.m. on the 12th day of June, A. D. 2007 and
at a meeting in the City Hall in Quincy, Florida at 6:00 p.m. on the
26th day of June, A. D. 2007, to consider the enactment of the follow-
ing proposed ordinance entitled:

AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES,
CITY OF QUINCY TO ADD TO AND ANNEX TO THE PRE-
SENT TERRITORY INCLUDED WITHIN THE CORPORATE
LIMITS OF THE CITY OF QUINCY THE AREA AND PROVID-
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Such ordinance may be inspected by the public at the office of the
City Clerk in the City Hall in such City.

Interested parties may appear at the meeting and be heard with
respect to the proposed ordinance.

If a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Commission
with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he
will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose, he may
need to insure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which
record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to
be heard.
This __ day of May, A.D. 2007.
Sylvia Hicks, City Clerk



5/31 & 6/21, 2007c









6 The Gadsden County Times May 31,2007


Family of FSH employee files complaint


by ALICE DU PONT
Times Editor

The family of James Smith,
Sr., the Florida State Hospital
employee, who died of a heart
attack on the job, after fighting
with a patient, has retained an
attorney. Last week,
Tallahassee attorney Fred
Flowers filed a complaint for
wrongful death and asked for a
jury trial.
The lawsuit names the


1 Ihi Id., Department of Children
and Families, Florida State
Hospital, and Secretary Robert
Butterworth as defendant. The
suit seeks damages in excess of
$15,000. Flowers said that the
people referred to as patients
are really inmates and should
be treated just as those who
have committed similar crimes
are housed in the Department of
Corrections.
Flowers said the state has
denied Smith's widow, Evelyn,


workmen's compensation bene-
fits claiming Smith's heart
problems were not work relat-
ed.
Smith, 52, worked in the
hospital's Unit 23 forensic unit,
which housed people charged
with crimes such as murder,
aggravated battery, sexual
bayyery, criminal sex acts, and
other violent crimes, the suit
alleges.
Floweres said the inmates in
the unit tend to be physically


violent, aggressive, unpre-
dictable, and receive psychi-
atric treatment by psychotropic
medication.
More damaging according to
Flowers is what the state did
after Smith.died.
"In a deliberate attempt to
conceal how James Smith, Sr.
actually died, the Florida
Department of Children and
Families filed an incident
report dated Depetmber 12,
2006 simply stating 'staff inter-


viewed when resident number
(not for publication) attacked
another staff member. The resi-
dent had to be physically
restrained for protection of self
and others,' the suit alleges.
Flowers said Smith col-
lapsed shortly after the inci-
dent.
He said he has been told that
the incidents at FSH are the rule
rather than the exception. He is
looking for others who may
have been injured while work-


ing at FSH.
"I understand that this is not
an isolated incident. We're
going to use the same premise
as in the Martin Lee Anderson
case," he said.
Martin Lee Anderson was
the 14-y'ear-old who died after
he was beaten by guards at a
state-operated Bootcamp in
Panama City. Last week, Gov.
Charlie Crist signed a bill
authorizing the state to pay his
parents $5 million dollars.


Alleged bailiff comments


don't halt Gaskins trial


by ALICE DU PONT
Times Editor

A Gadsden County jury last
week found Jeffrey Gaskins, 37,
guilty of burglary of a dwelling
and petty theft and not guilty of
grand theft.
He was immediately sen-
tenced by Circuit P. Kevin
Davey to five years in the


Clary's Bail

Bond Agency

850,627,3111


Department of Corrections fol-
lowed by four years probation.
As cases go, Gaskins' case
could have been run of the mill.
But Monday during jury selec-
tion, his attorney, Anabelle Diaz
asked that the jury not be seated.
The problem was with com-
ments that were allegedly made
by Bailiff Dick Locke to the
assistant State Attorney Robin.
Meyers during jury selection.
Judge Davey ruled on the
motion but not before testimony
was taken from Locke. In the
end, the jury was allowed to be
seated and the trial proceeded.


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MEETING NOTICE

The next regular meeting of the Board of County Commissioners will be
Tuesday, June 5, 2007 starting at 6:00 p.m. The following items have
been agendaed: Awards, Presentations and Appearances: Approval
of Resolution #2007-030: Honoring the Life of Edward Hentz Fletcher
and his Public Service to Gadsden County; Fire Departments
Appreciation Joe Adams Fire; Presentation of Employees Certificates
for Completion of Commercial Drivers Class. Consent for Approval:
Approval of Minutes May 1, 2007 Regular Meeting; Ratification of
Approval of Payment of Bills; Approval of Signature on Application for
Revenue Sharing 201. )-201) Fiscal Year; Approval to Re-establish the
Gadsden County Adopt A Road Program; Approval to Use County
Seal on Friends of the Gadsden County Public Library Logo; Approval
of the Gadsden County Bum Ban Resolution No. 2007-033; Approval of
Change Order #3 Authorizing Additional Roads to be added to the 2006
Dirt Road Paving Contract with Peavy and Sons Construction Co. Inc.;
Approval to Accept Grant Award and Letter of Agreement from the
KaBOOM! and the Home Depot Organization; Approval to Enter into a
Lease Agreement with Coastal Forest Resources Company for "Shelfer
Park". Consent Items Pulled for Discussion. Citizens Requesting to
be Heard on Non-Agenda Items (3 minute limit). Public Hearings:
Public Hearing: Approval of Amended Library Commission Ordinance;
Public Hearing Conceptual Plat Review for the Plantations of
Foxchase SD-2006-09 Major Subdivision (Continued From 4-17-07
Board meeting); Public Hearing Conceptual/Preliminary Site Plan for
Tru-Green Chemlawn (Formerly Hilaman Storage Building). General
Business: Appointment of Members to the Gadsden County Industrial
Development Authority (IDA) Board; Approval to Conduct a Fair
Housing Workshop as Required to Apply for Economic Development
Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funding in the Amount
of $750,000 Bradwell Project; Approval to Accept the FY 2007 2nd
Quarter Report; Approval of the Moving and Use of Donated Milled
Asphalt Material to Gadsden County by the Florida Department of
Transportation; Florida Department of Transportation Work Program
Requests for, FY2008-2012. County Manager: Approval of Request
for Sponsorship for the 39th Annual Bethune-Cookman Unversity
National Alumni Convention (Tallahassee, Florida: June 2007);
Miscellaneous Items. County Attorney: Status Update and Request for
Direction Regarding Gadsden Community Hospital; Miscellaneous
Items. Commissioners Items: Receipt and.File For the Record:
Letter from Florida Association of Counties Regarding a Veto Request of
HB 529 Relating to Cable TV / Video Service Franchises; Letter to
James Holcomb, TDS Telecom and Bill Bogan, City Manager, City of
Quincy Regarding Fiber Optic Network (Bid #07-06) Rejection of All
Bids; Letter to Fred Gaske Regarding the West Gadsden' Historical
Society, Inc.; Letter to Doug Croley Regarding Housing Permit
Application on Tax Parcels; Letter from Florida Association of Counties
Regarding a Veto Request of CS/SB 1088 which Passes a State Expense
to Counties that will Steadily Rise

If a person decides to appeal any decision by the Board of Coupty Commissioners with
respect to any matter considered a such public meeting, he/se wil need a record of the pro-
ceedings and for such purpose he/she may need to insure that a verbatim record of the pro-
ceedings is made, which record includes testimony and evidence to which the appeal is to be
heard
05/31/07c


Dr. Abbey celebrates 20 years of service to Gadsden


Dr. A.A. Abbey sits in front
of new equipment that r
recently arrived. Thq equip-
ment, he said, will make it
possible to diagnose eye ail-
ments earlier. Last week
Abbey and other doctors held .
an Open House at the Abbey
Eye Institute on North
Madison Street. Abbey said
that Gadsden County citizens
can have comprehensive med-
ical and surgical eye care and
other professional services at ,
the office. The institute also.
celebrated 20 years of service
in the county. "We have a
group of eye specialists now
and our aim is serve the peo-
pie in this great county and
beyond," Abbey said. (Photo ..
by Alice DuPont)





Havana town officials retain familiar seats


By Brian Dekle
Times staff writer

Familiar faces will stay in
familiar places in the Havana
Town Council.
At Tuesday's regular Havana
Town Council meeting, the
council re-elected T.J. Davis as
mayor and Vernell Ross as
mayor pro tem.


Council members Olive
Collins, David Norman and
Don Vickers retained their
spots on the council and were
sworn in at the meeting.
The council also voted to
renew health insurance for
Town of Havana employees.
The renewed insurance policy
costs the town the same relative
amount as last fiscal year..


The policy also keeps the
same coverage, co-pay amounts
and benefits, Havana town
manager Howard McKinnon
said.
In other actions:
Gadsden County manager'
Marlon Brown and Joe Sharp
asked the council to draft a res-
olution of support for the coin-
ty hospital and its broader mis-


sions.
The council rejected the
request: Council members said
they want to wait and see what
happens with the hospital.
Before drafting lwid;approving a
support resolution.';
The"l'buncil'passed a first
reading of an amendment to the
code of ordinances that per-
tained to noise as a nuisance.


Quincy Police Department arrest report


From: May 10 to May 20,
2007

Phillip Scott, Disorderly
Conduct and Criminal Mischief;
Brandon Dixon, Reckless
Driving; Willie Jackson,
Warrant/ FTA- Trespass after
Warning; Mark McMillan,
Possession of Drug
Paraphernalia and Warrant/FTA-
Possession of Drug


Paraphernalia; Decoriez
McCall, Warrant/ Public Affray;
Rashod Akinsay, Possession of
Canabis less than 20 grams;
Ervin Fisher, Burglary/Occupied
Dwelling, Sexual Battery and
Probation Violation; Cornelius
Jackson, DUI; Marcus Clem,
Open Container; Edward Britt,
Aggravated Battery; Chenquan
Williams, Failure to obey a
Lawful Corhmand, Resisting


Arrest w/o Violence, Possession
of Crack Cocaine and
Warrant/Possession and Sale of
Crack; Willie Robinson, Theft;
Denario Reddick, Possession of
Marijuana less than 20 grams;
Stephen Dargan Jr., Aggravated
Assault, Shoplifting /Theft 2cts
and Resisting Arrest without
violence; Deborah Sampson,
Warrant/Grand Theft by PWBC;
Perry Bridges, DUI AND


DWLSR; Lori Melvin, DUI;
Teriel Young, DUI, Obstruction
of Justice, Possession of
Cocaine and Possession of
Marijuana.
Radar Assignment- 5/30-
6/5/07
East/West King Street
East Jefferson Street
North Adams Street
Pat Thomas Boulevard
Adams Street North/South


Gadsden County Sheriff's Office arrest report


* May 29

Shundrel


VOP/Possession of marijuana
with intent to sell; Tony Barber,
Drayton, Poss. of cocaine, Poss. of drug


Havana Police reports


1) May 07, Traffic Crash 27
North
2) May.07, Traffic Crash 5th


3) May 03, Theft 3rd Street
SW
4) May 02, Assault l.th Ave
5) May 02, Theft 1st Ave


paraphernalia, sale of controlled
substance, crack, with intent to
sell (four counts), FTA/No valid
drivers license and VOP/poss. of
contraband at county detention
facility; Benjamin Burns,
VOP/Agg. Battery by great bod-
ily harm; Marcelino Chavez,
sexual battery on victim 12
years old; Ronnie Knight, poss.
of cocaine with intent to sale
and sale of cocaine; Levinston


Grier, false imprisonment and,
domestic battery; Gilberto Sale,
VOP/grand theft of motor vehi-
cle; Betty Moses, VOP/grand
theft uttering; Denise Moore,
VOP/credit card fraud/grand
theft; Shelly Brooks, VOP/agg.
battery w/deadly weapon;
Nicholas Marshall, sale of crack
cocaine and sale of crack
cocaine w/ intent to distribute.


DROUGHT from Page 1


said the county is definitely in a
drought. "For the past 10 years
we have not had above average
rainfall. The subsoil moisture is
low and the farmers' crbps are
suffering," he said.
But the last time Wright says he
remembers it being this dry was
1977. It's farmers like Brown and
Eugene Thomas who will be hurt
most. Corn and peanuts crops
will bear the brunt. Brown said
his father, Charles, will most
certainly lose the 20 acres of
corn he has planted.
"My daddy's corn and peas
aren't going to do anything. The
corn is only about waist high and
with no rain, it's not going to
make. It will just dry up in the
fields," Brown said.
Eugene Thomas has already
planted about 300 acres of corn


and, he said, if it doesn't rain by
the end of the week, he will lose
entire crop.
"It's already begun the tassel.
That's when it matures and the
fruit won't be coming," Thomas
said.
Even if it rains today it won't
save many crops that are already
in the ground. "Small farmers or
truck farmers who don't have
access to irrigation will lose
crops," Wright said.
Not only truck crops but also
the drought has caused hay prices
to rise and cattle farmers too are
paying a higher price.
"No one has any grass because
it's simply not growing and
livestock can't grazed," Wright
said.
About the only farmers who
aren't hurt are those who Brown


said can make rain. 'Wright
agrees that those farmers who
have access to ponds or who
have irrigation systems are OK.
Wright said all the small farmers
can do now is pray for rain.
"Even if it rains this weekend it
won't be save the crops that have
already been planted," Brown
speculated.
Wright advises that even home
gardeners might want to hold off
planting for a few weeks. But, he
said, there is still a window of
two to three weeks when kitchen
farmers can still plant.
James and Betty Thigpen have
a garden on about a half-acre.
They have planted corn,
heirloom and regular tomatoes,
several varieties of peppers,
squash, cucumbers and black
berries.


"I have had to replant corn,
cucumbers, and squash. None of
them are what they should be in
terms of growth," he said.
The couple has an overhead
watering system but this drought
has proven no match. The
Thigpens are spending about an
hour a day hand watering their
garden.
"For the first time in six years, I
haven't been able to plant okra,
it's just too dry," he said.
The large farmers are about the
only group that the drought isn't
affecting to the extent that they'
will lose money.
"This is actually good for the
tomato farmers because they can
regulate their watering. And
tomatoes are 'less likely to"
develop several kinds of diseases
if its dry," Wright said.








The Gadsden County Times May 31, 2007 7


After-school program falls victim to governor's budget cuts


By BRIAN DEKLE
Times staff writer

An after-school program
designed to boost math and sci-
ence proficiency at a Gadsden
County elementary school suf-


fered a deadly blow when Gov.
Charlie Christ axed $136,000 ear-
marked to pay for the program
from the new state budget.
The Plus One Pilot program at
Greensboro Elementary School
was. one of numerous spending


projects that lost funds in Christ's
$459 million budget trimming.
The "good news," Gadsden
County School Superintendent
Reginald James said, is that
another math and science-orient-
ed after-school program at


George Munroe Elementary
School was spared in the budget
slashing.
James said the school board
has applied for a $5 million grant
from the University of Florida
IFAS division aimed at improv-


ing math and science skills. He
said the district has a "good
chance" of being awarded the
funds.
Other Gadsden County pro-
grams also lost funding in Christ's
budget veto.


The Gadsden Student
Training Academy/Reaching
Success, or G-Stars lost
$150,000.
A Gadsden County innova-
tive reading pilot program lost
$20,000.


FCAT from Page 1


the district with scores above
the state average in fourth, fifth
and sixth grade and has one of the
highest achievement rates in the
Big Bend:
St. John Elementary sawi
substantial gains with 73 percent
of their fifth graders reading at or
above grade level and 74 percent
of their third graders scoring at or
above grade level in math. St.
John increased the number of
children proficient in reading by
32 percent and the number of
students proficient in math by 34
percent.
Stewart Street also saw gains,
including their- fourth graders
scoring above the state average
with 70 percent reading at or
above grade level, as well as,
fourth and fifth grade increasing
the number of children at or
above grade by more than 31
percent in reading and math.
Crossroads Academy had
declines in several areas but

Summer food

program available

for students
The Florida Department of
Education (DOE) is reminding
parents that children who are eligi-
ble to receive free or reduced-.
price meals during the school year
can also receive meals during the
summer. Through the Summer
Food Service Program (SFSP),
operated by the U.S. Department
of Agriculture and administered in
Florida by the DOE, qualified stu-
dents can continue to receive
nutritious meals during the sum-
mer months when most schools
are closed.
"Proper; noi4shment supplies
children with the fuel they need to
learn;" -said' Education
Commissioner Jeanine Blomberg.
"Programs such as the Summer
Food Service Program help to
continue the learning process year
round by providing quality,
wholesome meals when children
are out of school." The SFSP was
established to ensure that children
in needy areas could continue to
receive nutritious meals during
school vacations that are compa-
rable to those served throughout
the school year. Established in
1968, the program is operated
locally by approved public or pri-
vate nonprofit sponsoring organi-
zations under annual program
agreements with the DOE.
Sponsors receive federal reim-
bursement from the DOE to cover
the administrative and' operating
costs of preparing and serving free
meals to children that meet the eli-
gibility requirements of the SFSP.
For more information on the
program, or to find out if your
child qualifies, coritact the Florida
Department of Education, Food
and Nutrition Management at 1-
800-622-5985, or visit them
online at
www.fldoe.org/fnm/summerfood.


continued to be among the top
performers in the district.
Gretna Elementary had all time
high achievement in nearly every
area with 84 percent of third
graders scoring at or above grade
level in math. Havana
Elementary, Shanks Middle and
East Gadsden High School had at
least half of their students score
higher than ever before as did
seventh and eighth graders at
West Gadsden High School.
Chattahoochee Elementary saw
declines in every area this year


and will have district reform
measures 'in place for the
upcoming school year to ensure
student success.
George Munroe ana Greensboro
Elementary also saw declines in
several areas among their
students this year; however,
Greensboro Elementary led the
district in science with 58 percent
of students scoring at or above
grade level.
Overall, nine schools saw
record achievement in at least one
area.


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A Public Hearing to provide citizens an opportunity to comment on the application will be held on Tuesday,
June 5, 2007, during a regular County Commission meeting that will begin at 6:00 p.m., in the Gadsden County
Commission Chambers, Edward J. Butler Governmental Complex, 9 East Jefferson Street, Quincy. A draft
copy of the application will be available for review at that time. A final, copy of the application will be made
available at the GadsdenCounty Grants Department, Edward J. Butler Governmental Complex, 9 East
Jefferson Street, Quincy, Florida, on Monday through Friday between the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 4;00 p.m., no
more than five days after June 15, 2007. The application will be submitted to DCA on or before June 15, 2007.
To obtain additional information concerning the application and the Public Hearing contact Ms. Farnita
Saunders, Community Development Director at (850) 875-8659 [TDD# (8100) 955-8771)].

The public hearing is being conducted in a handicapped accessible location. Any handicapped person requiring
special accommodation at this meeting should contact Ms. Saunders at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. Any
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calendar days prior to the meeting and a language interpreter will be provided. To access a Telecommunication
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or indirect benefit by'source and amount;
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by corporation or entity of each of officer, director, principal stockholders, or other official of the
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Sports


New


T hird



&
Long

By Joe Ferolito *


The major league baseball season is
generally broken up in four parts by
baseball experts.
The pausing points are Memonial
Day, the Fourth of July, and Labor Day.
Since Monday was Labor Day let's


take a look at the season this first quar-
ter.
If the season ended today Boston,
Cleveland, the Angels, and Detroit
would be in the American League play-
offs while the Mets. Milwaukee, the


Dodgers, and the Padres would be the
National League play-off compeutors.
In the American League East
Boston is a shoo-in if they keep up the
pace their playing at. The Red Sox are
a .700 team thus far and lead their
division by 11 1/2 games. The hated
Yankees are 13 1/2 out and faltering
with no pitching. Posada, Rodriquez,
and .Jeter are whacking the ball good,
but all the pitchers are hurt. Joe Torre's
job may be on the line as "The Boss"
will have to blame somebody.
With Schilling, Beckett, Matsuzaka,
and Wakefield, Boston has what looks
like the majors top pitching staff and
pitching keeps a team out of slumps.
.The Red Sox will be there at the end.
Cleveland and Detroit could be
there too, but there's two other good
teams in the Central Division that
could have something to say about
things.
The White Sox and Minnesota are
both capable of going .on a winning
streak so the AL Central could be a


battle down to the wire.
The Angels should be able to hang
on in the AL West. Colon and Escobar
give them 2 outstanding starters and
Guerreo has some solid hitters around
him.
A lot of things could quickly change
in the National League. The Nlets lead
the East as Willie Randolph has done a
good job of managing a solid team.
The Braves are right up there just 1/2
game out of a wild card spot. Smoltz
and Hudson haxe pitched well for the
most part and the Jones gang has had
good campaigns when healthy. So.
don't count them or the Phillies whose
hitting seems to be coming around of
late out.
The NL Cenual could become'a log
jam. Milwaukee isn't playing as well
lately as they did in the earls going. 1
don't think their pitching can hold up.
St. Louis hasn't played %\ell at all. but
the C(rdinals are just 6 games back and
Pujoi'land gang are finally hitting the
ball. Houston has a line-up that can


also score a lot of runs. So June will be
an interesting month in this division.
The Dodgers and the Padres are tied
in the NL West and Arizona is only 1/2
game back. The Giants are also in the
picture. This division is likely to flip
flop the rest of the summer.
Bonds chasing Aaron is the sum-
imer's biggest story and as of Tuesday
he is only 9 home runs short of tying
Aaron and 10 from getting the record.
As hot as Bonds can get the record is
libel to fall in June.
Biggio is also set to become the
27th player to have 3.000 hits.' Right
now the Houston Astro player likes
less than 30 hits to reach that mark.
Other milestones that will likely
happen this summer: Sosa will reach
600 home runs with Griffey Jr. not far
behind. Pushing towards 500 career
homers are Thomas, Thome, A-Rod.
and Sheffield.
A quarter of the season is gone.
Now for the start of the long hot sum-
mer.


Noles to host NCAA Regional baseball tournament


Noles to host NCAA Regional baseball tournament I


BCC, Miss. St. and Stetson

complete field in Tallahassee


The Florida State baseball
team failed to come back from
Jacksonville, with an ACC base-
ball title. They did, as expected,
receive a host spot in the NCAA,
64 team baseball tournament.
Bethune-Cookman,
Mississippi State, and Stetson

v-^w- .i'


will bring their baseball teams
to Tallahassee this week-end to
compete for the right to advance
to a Super Regional next week.
If FSU wins this week-ends
tournament they would host a
Super Regional next -week as
they are the overall S'th.seed in

*, b


The Chipola Indians cruised
to an opening win and thought
they were cruising to another in
the JUCO Baseball World Series
being played in Grand Junction,
Colorado.
Saturday, the Indians swatted
15 hits and spanked Iowa
'Western 11-5. Monday, Chipola
built a 13-4 lead over
Spartanburg S.C. and then had
to hold on for a 14-12 win.
In Saturday's game, Tom


Hatcher hit 2 home runs and
drove in 4 runs to lead the
offense. Logan Pierce had 3 hits
and 4 RBIs and Brandon Street,
Paul Gatchell and Vincent
Cafaro had 2 hits apiece. Drew
Parker got the win and Kevin
McCoy got a save.
Monday things got a little
scary as the Indians used 4 hits
each by Jesus Barroso and
Logan Pierce and a home run by
Trey Manz to build a 13-4 lead


the 64 team field.
The Seminoles are favored to
advance from their regional.
They play their first game,
Friday at 7 pm at Dick Howser
Field against .Bethune-
Cookman. The Wildcats bring a
33-20 mark to Tallahassee and
were the tournament champions
of the MEAC.
Stetson and Mississippi State
open the tournament at 1 pm
Friday.
The Hatters out of the


over Spartanburg going into the
seventh inning. The South
Carolina team used Chipola
errors to score 5 seventh inning
runs and then came up with a 3
spot in the 9th falling just short.
Chipola met the winner of
the Western Nevada-San
Jacinto, Texas game Wednesday
night.
The winner of that game will
be in the winner's bracket finals
heading to the week-end.


Atlantic-Sun Conference are
41-19 and received an at-large
bid. Mississippi State out of the
SEC also received an at-large
bid. The Bulldogs have a 33-20
record.
Games Saturday are sched-
uled for 1 pm and 7 pm as are
games Sunday. If there is an if
needed game it will be played
Monday at 7 pm. That schedule
could be thrown off if a fore-
casted weather system comes in
and helps the areas drying con-


editions.
This will be FSU's 30th
straight year in the NCAA post
season and marks the 25th time
in that era that the Seminoles
have been a region host.
They are one of 7 ACC
teams to make. the field which is
the most of any conference.
The Big Twelve with 6 teams
is next.
FSU. is .also one of five
Florida teams to make the tour-
nament;. Besides ie the 'Noles.


Stetson, and Bethune-
Cookman, Jacksonville and
Miami received bids.
The state with the most
teams invited was California
which has 8 teams in the tourna-
ment.
In fact the states of
California, North Carolina,
Texas, Florida, South Carolina, r
and Tennessee have a total of 33
teams which means more than
half the field came from six
.~~~ ,sati .


RECREATION DEPARTMENT BASEBALL, SOFTBALL


AAA Baseball Standings
Braves 6-1
Reds 5-2
Marlins 2-5
Giants 1-6

Schedules:
Coach Pitch (Ward's Lot)
6-4 5:30 pm Rock Hounds-
Raptors
6:30 pm River Cats-River
Dogs
6-5 6:30 pm Thunder-Rock
Hounds
6-7 6:30 pm River Cats-
Raptors
Tee-Ball (Ward's Lot)


6-5 5:30 pm Sidewinders-
Scrappers
6-7 5:30 pm Sidewinders-
Storm

Softball
Men's Division 1
Heat 9-3
Holt's Trucking 9-3
Showtime 6-6
Hiro 1-11
Note: Heat and Holt's Trucking
are league co-champions
Men's Division II
First Baptist 11-1
Shiloh 9-3
First Presbyterian 6-6


Centenary 3-9
Faith heritage 1-11
Note: First Baptist wins
Division II

Women
Lady Hornet's 10-2
Lady Panthers 6-6
Diamond Girls 1-11
Note: Lady Hornet's win
Women's Division
Girl's Fast Pitch
Schedule:
6-5 5:30 pm Chatlahoochee-
Scrappers (Chattahoochee)
6-7 5:30 pm Dolphins-
Chattahoochee (Ferolito Field)


Dougherty throws


for 7 TDs as Titans


smash Baltimore


First franchise playoff game

set for Tupelo on June 10


Horseshoes champs


By JOE FEROLITO
Sports Editor

Ben Dougherty threw 7
touchdown passes and the
Tallahassee Titans routed the
Baltimore Blackbirds 70-40 in
the Titans final regular season
Arena 11 football game Monday
night.
Rod Miller caught 3 of
Dougherty's scoring tosses and
James White, Drew Johnson,
Jarnel' Brown, and Bryan
Houston 1 each in the contest.
Houston's touchdown came on
the last play of the game when
he caught a short pass and zig-
zagged his way 45 yards to
pay dirt.
James Jackson and James
Coleman each had a
Tallahassee rushing touch-
down. The Titans also got a


Touchdown from Patrick
Harrington who intercepted a
pass right before the half and
bulled his way to a 28 yard
scoring return.
Defensively, Carlos
Channell and DeRon Rush led
the way with 8 and 6 tackles
respectively.
Coleman had 4 tackles,
Harrington 3, and Cha Cha
Berry and James Banner 2
each.
Baltimore quarterback
Mike Jenkins had a big game
scoring 4 touchdowns and
passing for 2. He also dropped
kick a 2-point conversion.
The Titans (11-3) have the
week off before beginning play
in the Arena 11 play-offs.
S They meet Mississippi in
Tupelo on June 10 in a 4:30 pm
match up.


During the opening ceremony for the City of Quincy Leisure Complex, Mayor Keith Dowdell presents David Wooten and Rufus
"Snake" Russ with the championship trophies


i


ChLpola Indians in winner s


bracket in Juco baseball tourney


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Sports


New


Burns wins first place in


karate tournament


Special to the Times
By Johnny Burns
Quincy resident Johnny
Bums took the first-place spar-
ring trophy in the super heavy-
weight class at the Gallop's
Youth Build Tournament in
Tallahassee in May.
Burns, 60, has practiced
karate since he was 15.
The event was well-attended,
with karate teachers and stu-
dents from Georgia, Florida and
Alabama competing.
"Many masters were there;


but again, tournament officials
felt that they may have been
injured in a match with Master
Burs, being that masters have
the right to fight full-contact at
'light-contact' events," Burns
wrote in a press release. "After
all, history has shown that
Master Bums has injured some
of the best fighters one was
even a former champion at the
Battle of the Masters in Port St.
Lucie."
Burns said he has retired
from karate several times, only
to return, compete in a toura-


Havana native to coach

RFM girls basketball team

Havana native Christy Ulrich has been hired to take over the
girls' basketball program at Robert F. Munroe Day School' in
Quincy. Ulrich is a 2001 graduate of Maclay Day School, where
she excelled at basketball and softball. Ulrich is a 2005 graduate of
LaGrange College, where she was a scholarship athlete 'and played
two sports. She was captain of her college basketball and softball
teams her senior year and was named MVP her senior year. Ulrich
also collected All Conference and All Freshman recognition and
was an honorable mention All American her freshman year.
Most recently, Ulrich has served as the head Junior Varsity and
assistant Varsity basketball coach at Maclay School for two years.
She has her bachelor's in mathematics and her master's in physical
education.
Ulrich will be having basketball camp for all grades in two ses-
sions for elementary and middle school and junior varsity and var-
sity the week of June 25. Contact the school for more information.
Summer hoops camp set
It's time for the third annual Coach Salters Individual Skills Summer
Basketball Camp at the East Gadsden High School gymnasium. This
camp is an extension of our Saturday Showcase Skills Camp, in which
we have had great success in teaching our youth the game of basketball.
The camp will consist of five weekly sessions from 5:45 p.m. to 7 p.m.
starting June 11 through June 12, Monday through Thursday. The cost
of the camp is $50 per camper, which includes camp T-shirt, weekly
evaluation and other awards. This camp is designed to give campers a
competitive opportunity to develop the fundamental skills of basketball.
The camp will teach the camper the basics, such as dribbling, shooting,
passing and footwork. Also, the camp will teach basic offensive and
defensive situations, with emphasis being placed on the importance of
teamwork. If interested please contact Coach Dimitric Salters at 539-
2882 or 443-4619.


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He relayed a contest in which
he defeated a young black belt
standout during trials for
becoming a master.
Burns is now the only five-
time super heavyweight champi-
on for his class and says no one
else has been named the
Georgia, Florida, and Alabama
champion at his age.
Last year, Burns was unani-
mously nominated for a position
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Patrick Smith, a graduating
senior from East Gadsden High
School, signed with Florida
Community College at
Jacksonville. He has a full ath-
letic scholarship.
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(uncle), Asst. coach John Leon,
Patrick Smith, Head coach
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ceremony in Hawaii.
"I've got bills to pay I can-
not go to Hawaii to accept," he
said.
He's already been told he will
be nominated again.
Burs, who taught free karate


schools for more than 33 years,
is a ninth-degree black belt. He
is father to Eric, Zerald and
Nefertari as well.as to the three
boxers who run the Quincy
Fighting Tigers boxing gym:
The Rev. Richard Burs, Shinny


Johnny Burns with the
first-place trophy he won at a
recent karate tournament in
Tallahassee. (Photo by Leslie
Roberts)






Bums and Christopher Burs,
who is the only heavyweight
from Tallahassee's gym to hold
his own during sparring with
world champion Tavis Walker of
Tallahassee.


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Abandonment and Vacation of McCall Bridge Road
Right-of-Way
This Public Hearing is called to consider a request for an
Abandonment and Vacation of Right-of-Way of a portion of
McCall Bridge Road located in southern Gadsden Cotunty at the
end of McCall Bridge Road at Lake Talquin in Township 1 North,
Range 4 West, Lot 77 Little Rive Survey (adjacent to Idlewild) as
indicated on the map above. The Planning Commission will hear
the application and receive public comment Thursday. June 14,
2007. If dul\yf foi\r ded, the Board of County Commissioners will
hear the application and receive public comment on Tuesday, July
3, 2007. The meeting will be held at 6:00 pm in the Commission
meeting room located at the address below. More information can
be obtained on the proposed changes at the Department of Gro th
Management, 1B East Jetterson Street, Quincy Florida, 875-8663.
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4-H offering Summer Camp Program


Are you still looking for
something for your child to do
this summer? Maybe we can
help you. UF/IFAS, Extension
/Gadsden County 4-H program
has exciting news. We are col-
laborating with the Gadsden
County Division of Parks and
Recreation to present the 4-H
Summer Day Camp program.
This collaboration was initiated
by Charles Chapman, assistant
to the county manager. The col-

NOTICE OF INTENT
.TO TRANSMIT
COMPREHENSIVE
PLAN AMENDMENT
PUBLIC HEARING -
COMPREHENSIVE
PLAN AMENDMENT
(CPA-2006-08AD)
The Gadsden County Planning
Commission will hear an admin-
istrative request to amend text in
the Future Land Use Element,'
Traffic Circulation Element,
Housing Element, Infrastructure
Element and Conservation
Element. The meeting will be
held Thursday, June 14, 2007 at
6:00 p.m. in the Commission
meeting room.
Persons wishing to review the files on the
above project may come to tie Planning
Department at IB Epst Jefferson Street,,
Quincy, FL, or call (850) 875-8663 for
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laboration allows Gadsden
County 4-H to hire summer
staff, expand summer program-
ming, and continue to support
other local summer youth pro-
grams. ..
Gadsden County'4-H is
offering the following, day
camps with registration far each
being $20. The deadline tp reg-
ister is June 18. Please cal the
office at 875-7255 for a egis-
tration packet or more informa-
tion. Speak to Kay Peddie or
Yolanda Goode. Minimum of
10 youth is required per camp.
Maximum is 30 youth per


camp.
*4-H Food, Fun, & Fitness
& Environmental Adventures
June 25-29 at Beulah Hill
M. B. Church in Gretna
-8a.m.- 5 p.m. Bring lunch-
es. Breakfast, drinks, and
snacks provided. -
*4-H Sew Young, Sew Fun
Levels 1 & 2
-July 9-11 at FAMU Farm,
Quincy
-8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Bring lunch-
es. Breakfast, drinks, and
snacks provided.
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July 16-20 at the Gadsden
Extension Office (Livestock
Pavilion)
-8 a.m.- 5 p.m. Bring lunch-
es. Breakfast, drinks, and
snacks provided.
Gadsden 4-H will be vork-
ing with other summer youth
programs in Gadsden County.
Several youth programs
received a 4-H Day Camp
Packet. '
The sites had to submit a
form requesting us to come to
their camp. Ask your camp
provider if we are scheduled to
come to your child's camp.


Local student wins national award


The United States
Achievement Academy
announced today that Sarah
Brown from Quincy has been
named a United States National
Award Winner in Foreign
Language.
This award is a prestigious
honor very few students can
ever hope to attain. In fact, the
Academy' recognizes (fewer~ than
ten percent of all Americanuhigh
school students.
Brown who attends East
Gadsden High, was nominated
for this national award by
Heather Hutchinson, a teacher at
the school. Sarah will appear in
the United States Achievement
Academy's, Offical Yearbook


which is published nationally.
The Academy selects USAA
winners upon the exclusive rec-
ommendation of teachers,
coaches, counselors, and other
qualified sponsors and upon the
Standards'of Selection set forth
.by the Academy.
The criteria for selection are
student's academic performance,
interest and aptitude, leadership
qualities. responsibility, enthusi-
asm, motivation to learn and
improve, citizenship, attitude
and cooperative spirit, depend-
ability, and recommendation
from a qualified sponsor.
She is the daughter of Shelia
Johnson of Quincy and Henry
Brown of Tallahassee.


Sarah Brown


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awards were legal, we voted
strictly on merit. And foolishness.
With a little boredom and mischief
mixed in.


Buddy Wiggleton was a
unanimous choice for "most likely.
to sack seed." If you had spent the
last twelve years in school with


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Abandonment and Vacation of Tharpe Circle
Right-of-Way
This Public Hearing is called to consider a request for an
Abandonment and Vacation of Right-of-Way of a portion of
Tharpe Circle located in southern Gadsden County at the end of
McCall Bridge Road in Township 1 North, Range 4 West, Section
35 (adjacent to parcel ID # 4-35-1N-4W-0000-00314-1800) as
indicated on the map above. The Planning Commission will hear
the application and receive public comment Thursday, June 14,
2007. If duly forwarded, the Board of County Commissioners.will
hear the application and receive public comment on Tuesday, July
3, 2007. The meeting will be held at 6:00 pm in the Commission
meeting room located at the address below. More information can
be obtained on the proposed changes at the Department of Growth
Management, 1B East Jefferson Street, Quincy Florida, 875-8663.
Persons wishing to comment may do so at the public hearings or in
writing to the Board of County Commissioners, 5B East Jefferson
Street, Quincy Florida 32351.



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Bud, you would have voted the
same. way. Pam Collins won the
"Kitty Carlisle 900 words a minute"
talking award. Mary E. Pendleton
won the "most likely to say
something stupid" award. And Jim
Bob Harris won the "one step ahead
of the law" award. If you had been
one of the lucky eight in the car
with Jim Bob when he turned down
the clay pit road with the police in
hot pursuit, that vote would have
been a no brainer!
Charlotte Melton straightened my
tie as we readied to walk into the
auditorium and told me that she was
going to love me forever. Hollis
Mayo came by, wiping his brow-
he made it! LaRenda gave me a
hug. Bobby Brewer shook my
hand. Ricky came by wearing his
famous crooked grin. Friends I'd
grown up with.....kids that WERE
my world.....confidants.....co-
conspirators.....comrades-in-
arms....we were taking our last
walk together. But the foundation
for life and the memories were ours
forever.
Maybe the cash is not as
important as we think.
And just maybe, we got a lot
more out of this deal than money
can buy...
Respectfully,
Kes

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all they can to get more voters to
the polls. And while all of us want
the voting rolls to be accurate, the
state must balance that with the
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Velda W Benningfield

Velda W. Benningfield, 99,
died Saturday, May 5, 2007.
Visitation is from 6 to 8 p.m.
Friday at Bevis Funeral Home
of Quincy. Funeral services are
at 11 a.m. Saturday at Bevis
Funeral Home. Interment will
be at Woodland Cemetery.
A native of Meridian, Miss.,
Velda moved from Baltimore,
Md. to the Tallahassee area in
1961. She eventually settled in
the Jamieson Community in
1964. Velda was an avid reader
and sewer and was a member of
Salem United Methodist Church
in Havana.
Survivors include her son,
Frank Benningfield of Havana;
three daughters, Lee Parker of
Havana; Pauline Curtis(husband
Warren) of Westminster, Md.;
Ruth Bishop(husband Richard)
of Orange Beach, Ala.; twelve
grandchildren and several great
and great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by
her husband, Roy Benningfield
in 1993.





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Mamie Summerford
Brown

Mamie
Summerford
Brown, 88,
of Quincy,
died May 24,
2007 in"
Quincy. The
services
were held
Tuesday, May 29, 2007 at First
Baptist Church Chapel in
Quincy. Memorial contributions
nia\ be made io Bie Bend,
Hospice: 105 North JacksonSt:?
Quinms. Fl. 32351.
Mamie retired from the
Hillsborough School system.
She is survived by daughter,
Elizabeth Anne Johnson, of
Quincy; Joyce Johnson
Dunaway (husband Tom), of
Crawfordville; Susan Brown
Franks, of Quincy; sons:
William Franklin (Buddy)
Johnson and wife Suzie of
Quincy; John Craig Johnson of
Tallahassee, (wife Betty);
William iHarry Brown, (wife
Lupe), of Vista, California; son:
Willliam S. Brown, Jr. (wife
Nacy), of Crossville, Tenn.;
daughter: Kathryn Totten (hus-
band Roger), of Crossville,
Tenn.; grandchildren, John and
Juanise Hoover, Jr.; David and
Charlotte Hoover; Danny and
Annecia Dunaway; Samantha
and Matt Collier; Sarah'Franklin
Johnson; John Craig Johnson,
II; James and Helen McCatm;
Jason Brown; Russel Brown;
Jeremy Apodaca, great- grand-
children; Bradley; Harrison;
Tommy; Jenny; Shane; Ben;
Alicia; Alexis; and Sydney.
The family would like to
express their heartfelt thanks to
all the doctors, nurses and staff
on 5B and 3rd floor CICU at
TMH and Dr. Charles Kent.


Margie Peters
**
Margie Peters, 80, of
Midway, died May 25, 2007.
Services are 11 a.m. June 2 at
St. Peter A.M.E. Church with
burial at St. John Cemetery.
Visitation is from 3-8 p.m. at
Bradwell Mortuary.
She was born March 15,
1927 in Midway to Dandy and
Emily Peters who have preced-
ed her. Survivors are daughter,
Evelyn Williams of Quincy;
Brother, Roosevelt Peters


(Rebecca) of Midway; Arthur
Peters (Gloria) of Rochester,
N.Y.



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Sherry Joyce Straughn

Surrounded by family and
friendS, Sherry Joyce Straughn
of Tallahassee passed on May
23 in Tallahassee at Big Bend
Hospice House.
Funeral services were Friday,
May 23 at the Graveside in
Hillcrest cemetery, Quincy, with
Reverend Kenneth Straughn
and Reverend Gus Spanos offi-
ciating.
Born Aug. 1, 1939, in
Quincy, Ms. Straughn had lied
in Jacksonville, San Francisco
and Ft. Lauderdale before mov-
ing to Tallahassee. She was a
graduate of Quincy High School
and Florida State University. Ms
Straughn taught art in the Leon
County School system for over
30 years. She was a member of
the First Baptist Church,
Quincy.
Survivors include her par-
ents, Mr. and Mrs. C.T.
Straughn, Sr. and her brother
Ted Straughn, all of Quincy; her
sister Peggy S. Kinsaul and her
husband Butch of Albany, Ga.;
her niece Teri Wood of Duluth,
Ga.; her nephews Tripp
Thompson of Cumming, Ga.;
and Cliff Straughn, III of
Quincy and seven great nieces
and nephews. Visitation will be
Thursday, May 24, 2007, 6-7
P.M. at the First Baptist Church'
Chapel in Quincy. Memorial
contributions may be made to
Big Bend Hospice; 2710 Mahan
Ctr Blvd; Tallahassee, FL
32308. Charles McClellan
Funeral Home of Quincy in
charge of arrangements, 850-
627-7677.


Charles
McClellan
Funeral Home


Sweet, Kenneth (Kent)

Mr. Kenneth iKent) Sweet
80, of Quincy, died on Monday,
May 28, 2007, in Lake City.
Services are Friday, June 1 at 12
p.m. at Williams Funeral Home.
There will be a Memorial
Service at Williams Funeral
Home.
He was born Dec. 31, 1956
in Quincy. He is survived by his
father, Roosevelt Sweet and
mother, Frankie Sweet, of
Quincy; five brothers, Willie J.
Sweet, of Bronx, N.Y.;
Roosevelt Sweet Jr., of Quincy;
Walter Sweet, of Quincy;
Tyrone Sweet, of Quincy;
Herbert Sweet, of Quincy; Eight
sisters; Charlean Williams, of
Quincy; Annie Gavin, of
Quincy; Lula Kenon (Shelton),
of Quincy; Willie Mae Reed
(Ricky), of Quincy; Elaine
Sweet, of Quincy; Allison
Sweet, of Quincy; Shirley
Sweet, of Quincy; Geraldine
Kenon (Andrew), of Quincy.


Williams
Funeral
S Home


Bennie Woody

Bennie Woody, 93, of Havana,
died Monday, May 21, 2007, in
Tallahassee. He was a laborer and
member of New Jerusalem M.B.
Church. Services will be at 12
p.m., Saturday, June 2, at New
Jerusalem M.B. with the Rev.
Benjamin Williams officiating.
He will be interred at Piney
Grove, and Betsy Funeral Home
is in charge of arrangements.
Viewing will be from noon 'to
5:30 p.m. Friday, June 1.
He is survived by his wife,
Annie Pearl Woody of Havana; a
son, Otis Lane, of Augusta, Ga.; a
son, Jessie Lane, of Augusta, Ga.;


a son, Clarence Lane, of Havana;
son, Charlie Hall, of Cairo, Ga.;
11 grandchildren; eight great-
grandchildren.





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Samuel Griffith
Higgins, Sr.

Samuel Griffith Higgins, Sr.,
83, passed away on Saturday,
May 26, 2007, in Orange Park,
Fla. He was born in New
Orleans, La., Oct. 13, 1923, the
son of John Patrick and Katie
Belle Griffith Higgins. A native
of Pensacola, Sam graduated
from high school in Mobile, Ala.
and promptly went on to serve
his country in World War II. He
was captured with his Army unit
during the Battle of the Bulge
and survived the rigors of being
a POW in Stalag 9B. Attending
college after the war at the
University of Alabama, Sam
Received degrees in bachelor of
laws, Juris Doctor and MBA in
labor economics. He met and
married Margaret French Banks.
Sam worked for 17 years for
E.I. DuPont, Textile Fibers
Department (Wilmington, Del.)
while living in Unionville,
Penn. A second career began
when Sam assisted in the start-
up of a new junior college in
Wilmington, at Brandywine
College, where he was an assis-
tant professor. In 1972, he
received a M.Ed. in media com-
munications from West Chester
State' college and moved to
Camden, S.C. From 1972-1976,
Sam 4as director of educational
technology and curriculum,
South Carolina State Board for
Techiiical and Comprehensive
Education. From 1977-1979, he
worked for Draper Textile
Division of Rockwell
International.
Sam moved to Tallahassee
reuniting with his younger
brother Frank (wife Clarice),
both of whom introduced Sam
to his current wife, Bernice
Snelbaker Turner, whom he
married in 1980. From 1981-
1991, Sam was employed with
the Department of Education,
Tallahassee, first in the Bureau
of Curriculum Research and
Dissemination, and from 1983
until retirement, in the Division
of Vocational.Education .
iSamnraisboreceived, his: Ehh:D
(1.982);:::from, ,Florida State.
University in Educational
Administration.
Over the years, Sam was an
adjunct professor for the
University of Delaware,
Pepperdine University, Golden


Gate University, Clemson
University, Tallahassee
Community College, and Nova
University. He was also a sub-
stitute teacher in the Gadsden
County public schools and a
part-time instructor in their
Adult Education section.
During Sam's retirement, he
became interested in writing,
eventually deciding to write
about his experiences as a POW.
Sam published a book about
those experiences, Survival:
diary of an American POW in
World War II in 1992, and he
and Bernice often traveled to
many of the POW conventions,
70th Amy Division (the
Trailblazers). He was active
with the Layfayette Writers
Group in Tallahassee, the
Centenary United Methodist
Church, and the Gadsden
County public library.
Sam was preceded in death
by his older brother Charles and
by his beloved younger brother
Frank and nephew Patrick
Higgins.
Sam is survived by his wife
Bernice Turner Higgins of
Orange Park, Fla., formerly of
Quincy; daughter Virginia Davis
(Chip) of Norfolk, Va.; daughter
Katherine Higgins Bielsky of
Charleston, S.C.; son Samuel
Griffith Higgins, Jr. (Linda) of
Camden, S.C.; daughter Marian
(Pat) 'Turner-Sharpton of St.
Augustine, Fla.; son Charles
Turner of Orange Park, Fla.; son
George Turner (Betsy) of Land
0' Lakes,, Fla.; grandchildren
Lisa, Sam, and Jamie Reamy;
Moshe, Sincha, and Malka
Bielsky; Jonathan Higgins; and
Justin Turner; five great grand-
children and two great-great
grandchildren; his sister-in-law,
Clarice Higgins, and nephews
Michael and Timothy Higgins
and niece Katie Belle Wolfe.
A memorial service will be
held at Centenary United
Methodist Church, Quincy, on
Friday, June 1, 2007, at 2 p.m.
The Reverends Glenn Bosley-
Mitchell, John Whitehead, and
Pat Tumer-Sharpton will offici-
ate. Private burial ,w~i be held
a a later date.
I f"file~u"of flowers,"'donations
may be made to the Friends of
the Library of Gadsden County,
Florida, the Florida Sheriffs
Youth Ranches, or any charity
of one's choice.


The Gadsden County Times May 31,2007 11



ChwchW news


St. Mary MB Church

St. Mary Spring Revival
(Sawdust Community)
Revival is at 7:30 p.m.,
Tuesday, June 5 through Friday
June 8.
Speakers: Tuesday, Minister
Dewayne Smith; Wednesday,
Minister Gregory Taylor;
Thursday, Minister Keith Cloud;
Friday, Minister Charles Crews.
The public is encouraged to
attend.- Elder Julius Robinson,
Pastor.

Musical program set for
June 2

The Gospel Singers
721 7th Street, NW
Cairo, Georgia 39828
Spiritual Voices will be spon-
soring a Pre-Anniversary
Musical Program at 7 p.m., June
2.
This program will be held at
New Vision Ministry by Faith,
Inc., Highway 111 S., Reno,
Ga., were the Pastor is Bishop
Frank Goins, Sr.
Some of the Soloist's/Groups
will be appearing are:
-Rev. Freddie Wilson,


Attapulgus, Ga.
-Slim and the Faithful Four,
Albany, Ga.
-Mellonaries, Cutherford,
Ga.
-The Spiritual Aires,
Bainbridge, Ga.
-The Nobelettes, Bainbridge,
Ga.
-The Golden Echoes,
Attapulgus, Ga.
-The Friendly Five, Blakely,
Ga.
-Willie Jackson and the
Gospel Wheels, Quincy, and
many others.
For further information and
directions, please contact
Charles Mitchell at 229-377-
4036 or Jerry Copeland at 229-
378-2241.

Union Baptist
Association

Rev. Lloyd Graham, Sr.,
Moderator
The Eighth Annual UBA Day
is at 10 a.m. Saturday at Pine
Bloom M. B. Church, 229
Kemp St., Greensboro. The Rev.
William C. Brinson is host pas-
tor and the Rev. James Atkins is
first vice moderator.


AARP still offering


Driver Safety Class


This class is available to any
individual with a valid driver
license age 50 yrs or older.,No
testing and no "hands-on" driv-
ing is required.
Completion of AARP class
should result in a savings on
your Florida auto insurance for
up to 3 years. All 8 hours of
class work must be completed
before a certificate is issued by
AARP. The insurance discount
is available oinly for participants
with good driving records for
ages 55 and older.

June 2007
Gadsden County:


Wednesday 6th ( 2 day class
from 1:00pm 5:00pm both
days) @ Gadsden County
Library 732 Pat Thomas
Parkway Quincy, FL 32351

Classes have been filling up
quickly don't delay in calling!
For reservations and informa-
tion contact: Ed Puletz @ (850)
893-2060, AARP Driver
Training Asst. State'
Coordinator
After receiving your ie-seia-
tion from Ed, mail $10 check
(per person made out to AARP)
to: Ed Puletz
5984 Ansel Ferrel Rd.
Tallahassee, FL 32309


Tuesday 5th


Arthritis Walk set for June 9


Making a difference in the
fight against arthritis has never
been easier or more fun. Gather
your friends and family for the
2007 Arthritis Foundation
Arthritis Walk and help raise
funds and awareness to fight the
nation's leading cause of disabil-
ity.
The Arthritis Walk kicks off
in communities nationwide each
May in conjunction with
National Arthritis Month. The
national presenting sponsor for
the Arthritis Foundation
Arthritis Walk is Aleve(r), mar-
keted by Bayer Consumer Care.
Other national sponsors include
Nature Made(r) TripleFlex(tm),
Pfizer Animal Health Rimadyl,
Biomet and Arthritis Today
magazine. Locally, the Arthritis
Walk is being sponsored by
Club 50, Coca Cola, Chapman's


Produce, Crispers, Starbucks
and Tallahassee Boomers and
Seniors Magazine.
Teams are forming now for
the Arthritis Walk in
Tallahassee. The Tallahassee
Arthritis Walk will take place on
Saturday, June 9 at Bloxham
Park, Downtown. Registration
is at 8 a.m. and the walk begins
at 9 a.m. The event accommo-
dates all levels of fitness with
both a three-mile and one-mile
course and pet owners are invit-
ed to bring their dogs along for
the walk.
Build an Arthritis Walk team
by recruiting friends, family
members, neighbors, classmates
and co-workers to walk in honor
of a loved one with arthritis.
Participants with arthritis will
receive blue hats to signify their
action in taking control of their


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FIRST BIRTHDAYS are printed at no charge,
but you MUST bring in a birth certificate
for the child listing both parents, if both
parents are in the birthday announcement.
If the father is not on the birth certificate,
he must produce photo ID in our office.
THERE ARE NO EXCEPTIONS
Announcements are due by NOON Monday
for the Thursday edition.
Questions? Call 627-7649


condition.
Participating in the, Arthritis
Walk is the first step in a healthy
lifestyle to prevent and control
arthritis.
Walking can reduce joint
pain and stiffness, build strong
muscles around the joints and
increase flexibility and
endurance. And walking also
can promote overall health and
fitness.
With the prevalence of arthri-
tis or chronic joint symptoms


surging -- now 66 million peo-
ple or one in three adults and
300,000 children -- the Arthritis
Walk is a fun and effective way
to support the Arthritis
Foundation in the prevention,
control and cure of arthritis.
Join the team for a cure
today!
To participate in the Arthritis
Walk, volunteer or to form a
team, contact the Arthritis
Foundation at 850-222-0200 or
visit www.arthritis.org.


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Janitorial Suppies
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verse of the week:
Thy word is a lamp unto my feet and a light unto my path.
Psalm 119:105 (KJV)


S A Lamp and a Light
Webster's dictionary defines a lamp as any
of various devices for producing light, a
celestial body, or a source of intellectual or
spiritual illumination. It defines a light as
something that makes vision possible. By
the definitions of these words and looking at
our scripture for the week, you could say,
"How can a book produce light or make
vision possible?" Unlike a physical light His
word never burns out or gets old. God's
word has an answer to ever problem we
may ever face in life if we will simply look
for it. Just like we use a flashlight in the
dark to guide us on the path, we can use
His word to guide and direct us in the
darkness of this world. Read God's word
and let it illuminate your life and inhance
your Spiritual vision.


vFamvilU Tim This weeae:
Get together this week and listen to an Odyssey adventure as a Frpily.


Sunday Monday
Romans 8 Romans 9


Antioch Baptist
Church

Antioch Baptist Church of
Quincy will hold Vacation Bible
School from 6 to 8:30 p.m., Juie
11-15, for kindergarten through
sixth grade. There will be pre-
registration from 10 a.m. to 12
p.m., June 9, with refreshments
at the church. For questions call
Brother Howard at 625-3813.

Anttoch M. B. Church

1003 W. Clark Street
Quincy, Florida 32351
Rev. Lloyd Graham, Sr., Pastor
Father's Day Program
June 17, 2007
11:00 a.m
Vacation Bible School
Theme: God's Wonderful
World
June 25 29, 2007
6:30 p.m. 9:00 p.m. Nightly
Dinner will be served.
The Public is Welcome.
Register Now!!!!
Call 627-7007

Bostick Temple to
dedicate sanctuary

Greetings! What a wonderful.
blessing it is to know Christ.
We the members of Bostick
Temple Christian Center, Inc.
are pleased to announce the
Dedicatory Services for our new
sanctuary. It has been a long,
tedious journey; however, God
has been with us all the way.
These services are scheduled as
followed: 7 p.m., Monday, June
4 through Saturday, June 9.
Various churches in the Big
Bend area will be rendering
services throughout the week.
Sunday, June 10 at lla.m. we
will be featuring Bishop Will
and Evangelist Sharon Rogers,
of Quincy, Pastor Candis
Williams and First Restored
Church of Quincy, Pastor Moore
and Glory Tabernacle Church of
God, Inc. of Gretna. Sunday at
4p.m. the Grand Celebration fea-
turing our Pastor and state over-
seer, Dr. Gerald Thomas Sr. and
Greater Harvest Ministries of
Gretna.
We are requesting that you
come and be our special guest
for this great celebration. If you
can not attend, a donation would
be greatly appreciated. Bostick
Temple Christian Center, Inc.
(BTCC) 3795 Pat Thomas


tDalLj BAible ReadinLg:
Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
Romans 10 Romans 11 Romans 12


Parkway, Quincy, FL 32351.
Call 850-875-2822 or Elder
JaHazel Dawkins, Pastor 850-
875-4338 or Elder Janice Jones,
Asst. Pastor 850-875-3050.

Centenary United
Methodist Church

Grab your sunglasses and get
ready for some splashing fun at
our Take the Plunge Vacation
Bible School! Take the Plunge is
a bible adventure that .you're
gding to love. Each day t e'll
plunge intothe word and learn
how Jesus used the very com-
mon element of water to teach
some very uncommon lessons.
As we soak up the 'word, we'll
plunge into obedience, plunge
into worship, plunge into
courage, plunge into faith and
plunge into service. Each day
we'll Take the Plunge at "Raise
the Reef" praises, Oceans of
Motions, the Snack Shack, Craft
Away Cove and Bibleland Bay.
Twisting and turning of this
splash-making adventure will
begin each day from 9 a.m. to 12
p.m., June 11-15 right here at
Centenary United Methodist
Church.
Sign up for this thrilling, heart-
pounding and soul-soaking
adventure by filling out the reg-
istration form, which you can
pick up at and return to 206 N.
Madison St., Quincy.
So come, Take the Plunge, and
Make a Splash with Jesus! It will
be an adventure you'll never for-
get! For any questions please
contact the church office at 627-
9226.

Know your Bible
campaign

Chattahoochee Church Of
Christ is having a free Bible cor-
respondence course. This is an
eight-lesson course that can be
done at home in your spare time.
Test your Bible knowledge; you
might be surprised at what you
do not know. Also, free bible
studies. For more information
call 850-663-5181 or 850-663-
4573 or write 125 W.
Washington St. Chattahoochee,
FL 32324.

FountainHead A.M.E.

FountainHead A.M.E. Church,
Mt. Pleasant. The Rev. G. Wynn,
pastor


Friday Saturday
Romans 13 Romans 14


Annual Fellowship Service is
7 p.m., June 2.Our guest church
will be Zion Hope P.B. Church
along with the Rev. Joseph
Foster. The public is invited. For
more information please feel
free to contact Brother Terrence
Wood at 508-1318.

Highly Exalted Praise
Ministries, Inc.

Sunday service every Sunday
at 9:45a.m. Sunday service
eveiv' stinda\ at lla.m. Praise`
and worship every Wednesday at
7:30p.m.
May 30 Pastor and Church
fundraiser New Life
Deleverance/Apostle Jacquelyn
Porter at H.E.P.M. at 7:30p.m.
June 1 Founder's Day Fundraiser
Mt. Zion House of Prayer/
Pastor Eric Mathis at H.E.P.M.
at 7:30p.m. June 2 Take.it to The
Street Ministry, Inc. will be host-
ing a street ministry in the
SShiloh community park at
10a.m.-2p.m. June 6 H.E.M.P. at
New Life Deliverance/Apostle
Porter of Bainbridge. June 7
T.L.T.T.S. at New
Revelation/Pastor Duval June 9
Apostle Copeland at New Mt.
Zion for new life new beginning
"The Over Flow Conference," in
Wakulla.
Visit our website at iicormin-
istries.com. For more informa-
tion contact Pastor Henry at
875-4497 Mon-Sat 10:30-3:30
p.m.

New Vision Ministry
by Faith, Inc.

Highway 111 South
Reno, Ga
Family & Friends Day
June 3, 2007
3PM
Speaker of the Hour:
Rev. Phillip Corker, Pastor
Shiloh M.B. Church
Cairo, GA
Music provided by the:
J.H. Jaclson Gospel Choir
St. Paul R.B. Church
Attapulgus Ga.
For further information &
directions, please contact
Mother Carolyn Copeland (229)
.377-7653
Bishop Frank Goins, Sr.,
Pastor
First Lady Evangelist Mattie
Goins, Co- Pastor
Mother Carolyn Copeland,
Sponsor


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Hardwood Lumber,& Plwood
25040 Blue Star Higliway -r" ..
Quincy, Florida 32351 ANN LYNN
Phone: 850-627-7421
Fax: 850-627-7426 ranch Manager
Toll Free: 877-345-8931n M
Cell: 850-591-6123 Open 9-5 M-F


Hinson Oil Company
2040 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Quincy, FL 32351 627-5322
We are Proud supporters
of the area churches

The t abbetn CountpZ imes


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103 W. Clark St.
Quincy, FL


627-7741

Wesley McGriff's
hauling Service
Junk Vehicle Removal & Vehicle Unlocking
Long or bhort "aul

Call: (850) 264-5584
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21 E. Jefferson St. Quincy, FL 32351
P.O. Box 546 Quincy, FL 32353
In Store Repair Jewelry, Clocks, and Watches
Bridal Registry & Gifts
Phone: 850.627.6418 Fax: 850.627.3476

Slorida 2111 West Jefferson
A lorioda
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SBureau (850) 627-7196


KB Mortgage Solutions
Mortgage & Real Estate Services

Kevin Brown
Broker/. Owner

1020 E. Lafayette St, Suite 102
Tallahassee, FL 32301
cell: 850-294-9868
office: 850-580-2220
fax: 850-580-2224
www.kbmortgagesolutions.com
Marsha J. H. Deane, Branch Manager
Premier Mortgage Funding, Inc.
A local lender solving your problems!
244 Glory Road
Quincy, FL 32352
(850) 875-2240
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ROBERT E MUNROE
DAY SCHOOL


91 Old Mt. Pleasant Road Quincy, FL 32352
850-856-5071 Admissions 850-856-5856 Fax
850-856-5500 Main Number
*K-3 through 12th grade *Accredited by FCIS
*Bus Transportation Available *Member FHSAA
*Financial Assistance Available
Robert F Munroe Day School admits students of any race, color,
national or ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and
activities accorded or made available to students at the school.


FAITH
VFUNWERAXL HOME
Havana and Quincy
K. Scott Whitehead L.F.D.
539-4300 www.faithfuneralhome.com

SNYDER'S REFRIGERATION & AC
David Tanner, Owner
9813 Woodville Hwy Tallahassee, FL
850-421-9497
Lic #CAC1814116
TALQUIN SEPTIC SERVICE
*Repair Specialist *Permit Assistance
-Pump Outs -Certified Inspections
574-2786
Midway, FL
www.talquinseptic.com
Master Septic Contractor #SM0890241
Big Ben
Wrecker & Auto Body, Inc.
24 Hr. Wrecker Service
DAY OR NIGHT Auto Body Repair
PHONE (850) 627-6979
FAX (850) 627-2330
4% 2162 Pat Thomas Parkway
n Quincy, FL 32351

imr, Printing
We cater to all of your printing needs.
15 S. Madison St. Quincy, FL 32351
(850) 627-7649


Tim's Hauling & Tractor Service
Land Clearing & Demolition
FILL DIRT TOP SOIL MASON SAND GRAVEL DRIVEWAYS DEBRIS REMOVAL EXCAVATOR DOZER
FRONT END LOADER ROOT RAKE DUMP TRUCK & TRASH TRAILERS
8440 FL/GA Highway Havana Office 850-539-8100 Fax 850-539-4703
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Mobile 850-933-4402 Mobile 850-251-2440


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SNYDER'S REFRIGERATION &
David Tanner, Owner
9813 Woodville Hwy Tallahassee,
950-421-9497
Lic #CAC1814116


REGIONS A.
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Tallahassee, Florida 32311
(850) 942-2977
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--. them; they are all reptiles. Turtles are one of the oldest species of animal on
Earth, even older than snakes and lizards! Reptiles such as snakes, alligators, and turtles, all lay their R D EA RED S
eggs on land. They are all cold blooded animals, which means their body temperature changes to U A F VM N RI H K K
whatever the temperature is around them. Forthis reason, you may at times see them laying in the .. T U F V M I K
sun, in order to warm their bodies up. Turtles have a rib cage and a back bone, just like humans. They Q L L R E N TI EL T R
are hidden and protected by the turtles shell. The top part of the shell is called the carapace and the / Z L X E AX W 0 L P D M
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called scutes. It is the shell that is known as the turtle's house. The shell always travels with him, giving N X P F A T H C J R H V
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Midway, FL
Auto Truck Farm Heavy Equipment
Road Service Available
Goodyear Dealer
850-580-4010

Tim's Hauling & Tractor Service
Land Clearing & Demolition
FILL DIRT TOP SOIL MASON SAND GRAVEL DRIVEWAYS DEBRIS REMOVAL
EXCAVATOR DOZER FRONT END LOADER ROOT RAKE
DUMP TRUCK & TRASH HAULERS
8440 FL/GA Highway Havana
Office 850-539-8100 Fax 850-539-4703
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Archie Watson Business: (850) 875-457 385 F. East Jefferson St. New & Used
INSURANCF Home: (850) 627-3181 Mobile: (850) 933-9283 Furniture, Bedding, Clothing
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Mrs. Larsen celebrates 90th


Nora Larsen celebrated her 90th
birthday Sunday, May 20, 2007
with a party at her home. The
party was hosted by her children:
lone Williamson, Quincy; Glenda
Harrod, Tallahassee; Audrey
Engstrom, Maryland; Vesta
Teeter, Mississippi; Glen Larsen,
Quincy and son-in-law Homer
Hirt, Sneads. Guests included
Carolyn Wise, Betty Sue
Sadberry, Lamar Sims and numer-
ous grandchildren and great
grandchildren.
The guests enjoyed cake, punch
and visiting with Mrs. Larsen.


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ed with pink and white happy
birthday balloons and flowers.
Mrs. Larsen moved to Quincy in
1949 and formerly ran Larsen Day
Care on West Jefferson Street.


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know that my donation will
help save a life. it makes me
feel good to give. I visit this
area often and donate here
every time I can.
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Wright, Reed to wed

Coressa S. Wright and Justin J. Reed are pleased to announce their
upcoming nuptials, July 28, 2007. The bride is the daughter of
Pastor Nathan and Kathy Wright. The groom is the son of Mike
Reed, Sr. and Lynette Battles.


Lawrence graduates basic

United States Air Force Airman
Jared William Lawrence gradu-
ated from basic training at
Lackaland Air Force Base, San
Antonio, Texas, as an'honor
graduate on April 13. His tech- .
nical training and base assign- -' ;'
ment also will be at Lackaland w .
AFB, where he will serve in
security forces. Jared is a 2001
graduate of Amos P. Godby -
High School in TallAfiassee"", H
is the son of Stacey and -Jan
Lawrence and brother of Stacie
Marie Lawrence of Havana.


Sriefa

CP class of 1957 to
meet

Carter Parramore High class of
1957 will meet at 7 p.m.,
Thursday May 31 at the
Livestock Pavilion. All class-
mates are asked to attend for the
finalizing of our class reunion.
Your input is very important.
The reunion will be held June
29 and 30 at the Kelly Campbell
Center, behind old Steven High
School.
For more information, contact
Delow V. Johnson, 627-3047.

James A. Shanks class
of 1985

James A. Shanks class of 1985
40th birthday bash is at 7 p.m.,
June *8, at Micheal Moore
Lodge, 3387 E. Washington St.,
Quincy. The admission fee is
$10 for the public. For more
information, you may contact
Shelia Thomas Dickey at 850-
875-4934.

James A. Shanks High
School class of 1977

A meeting is scheduled June 2
for our plans on our 30th class
reunion for, Aug. 31 through
Sept. 2 at the Gadsden County
Library, 732 Pat Thomas
Parkway, Quincy meeting room
at 4 p.m. Please attend to voice
your opinion. If you have any
questions, please contact
Cassandra (Faye) Singleton at
627-6754.


Jeremiah turns 1


The meaning of the name
Jeremiah is "God has uplifted." It's
your first birthday, baby, One can-
dle on your cake; Proud parents
stare in wonder At each new move
you make. We join in celebration,
As this special date arrives, For
baby has brought pleasure into our
lives. We look forward now to
seeing how you progress and
grow, From the cute and tiny
infant you were one year ago.
Jeremiah is the son of Terry and
Renae Starks. He has three sisters
and one brother. His paternal
grandparents are Cassie Berry and
James Anderson. Great grandpar-
ents are John and Vera Kelly, the
late Hardy and Clara Starks, Sol
and Bonita Berry and Ada
Williams. Godparents are Patricia
Potter, Staci Jacobs and Tyrone
and Shelanda Starks. Jeremiah
celebrated his birthday with a
WINNIE the POOH party on
Saturday, May 19 at Kelly
CampbellPark. He is loved by
aunts, uncles, friends and family.


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Ta'Niya Turning One

Ta'Niya will be celebrating her
first birthday on June 3. She is
the daughter of Qgnton
Williams and Temeika Leei Her
paternal grandparents are'John
Williams and Bertha Kirkland
of Quincy. Her maternal grand-
parents are Johnny and Mary
Lee. Her godparents are Travis
and Coswellyn Wood of Quincy.
Ta'Niya will be celebrating her
birthday on Saturday with a
princess party at the home of her
parents in Tallahassee. All fami-
ly and friends are invited.


Andrews,


Thanks Da Lord for This
Young One
Oh God She's Turning
"One!

Ivonni Areanna Re'Nee
Dawkins is turning the big one
years old on June 2. She is the
daughter of Symara Dixon and
Phillip Dawkins Jr. She has one
sister, Makayla Dawkins, and
one to be. She has three grand-
mothers, Tammy Harden, Mary
Aikens and Jackie Dixion. She
has two special aunts, Jeanette
Moore and Temelia Patterson.
She will be celebrating her first
birthday at her Aunt Jeanette's
house on June 2, with a Dora
safe- party. On June 12 she will have
ntly another party. If you have any
onal questions please call 728-0723
a or 875-0766. Family and friends
are invited.



Belford to wed


Ms. Delores Bryant and
Mr. and Mrs. James
Andrews of Quincy would
like to announce the
engagement of their daugh-
ter, Brandie P. Andrews, to
Keith R. Belford, the son of
Mr. Markeith Belford and
Mr. and Mrs. Joan Bridges
of Quincy. No date has
been set for the wedding.


Cedric Wynn, DaJuana Pete married in Quincy


Cedric Wynn and DaJuana Pete
of Tallahassee were married May
18, 2007 in Quincy. The ceremo-
ny was performed by Pastor
Larry Issac Scott of First
Elizabeth Missionary Baptist


Church. The bride is a native of
Quincy and a 1993 graduate of
Seaside High School in
Monteray, Calif. She is presently
attending the Tallahassee
Community College in


Tallahassee, studying computer
programming. She is the daugh-
ter of Tereasia Lavette and
Michael Pete. The groom is a
native of Quincy and is a year
1994 graduate of James A.


Shanks High School. He is cur-
rently employed as assistant
manager for Goodwill Industries
in Tallahassee. The couple will
reside in Tallahassee. He is the
son of Jeanette and Harry Wynn.


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ty award for the Most Improved and Best Safety Performance in 2006. Quincy Joist significa
lowered their incident rate and achieved the top safety record within the Schuff Internati
companies. Pictured with the safety banner is (r-l) Sam Mahdavi, President, T.R. Roberts, P
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ILLEGAL NOTICE

B & S Rentals, 649
Industrial Drive, Quincy,
FL 32351 will have a sale
on June 9, 2007 at 9:00
AM. This sale will be on
items stored in the estate
of Doug Harris, B-11,12 &
14; April Walker, A-5; and
Jeanette Young, E-49 all
for non-payment of rent.
All contents described as
household goods. All
items will be sold or other-
wise disposed of.
5/24, 5/31-07c

IN THE CIRCulT COURT
OF THE SECOND JUDI-
CIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR GADSDEN COUN-
TY, FLORIDA CIVIL
ACTION

Case No. 2007-140-CA-A
Division

CHASE HOME FINANCE
LLC,
Plaintiff,

vs.

LLOYD STEPHEN
BARINEAU, et al,
Defendants(s).

NOTICE OF RESCHED-
ULED FORECLOSURE
SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to an
Order Rescheduling
Foreclosure Sale dated
May 18, 2007 and entered
in Case NO. 2007-140-
CA-A of the Circuit Court
of the SECOND Judicial
Circuit in and for GADS-
DEN County, Florida
wherein CHASE HOME
FINANCE LLC, is the
Plaintiff and LLOYD
STEPHEN BARINEAU;
SANDRA J. BARINEAU;
FLORIDA COMMERCE
CREDIT UNION; are the
Defendants, I will sell to
the highest and best bid-
der for cash at SOUTH-
SIDE STEPS OF THE
GADSDEN COUNTY
COURTHOUSE at
11:00AM, on the 21st day
of June 2007, the following
described property as set
forth in said Final
Judgement:

A PARCEL OF LAND
LYING IN THE NORTH-
WEST ONE-QUARTER
OF SECTION 22, TOWN-
SHIP 3 NORTH, RANGE
2 WEST, GADSEN
COUNTY, FLORIDA,
BEING MORE PARTICU-
LARLY DESCRIBED BY
METS AND BOUNDS AS
FOLLOWS:
COMMENCE AT SET
CONCRETE MONU-
MENT (R.L.S #30331)
MARKING THE NORTH-
WEST CORNER OF LOT
1 OF DIXIE FARMS SUB-
DIVISION, AS PER MAP
OR PLAT THEREOF,
RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 2, PAGE 38 OF
THE PUBLIC RECORDS
OF SAID COUNTY, SAID
POINT ALSO MARKING
THE SOUTHEAST COR-
NER OF A 60.00 FOOT
ENTRANCE ROAD
KNOWN AS AMES
BARINEAU ROAD AS
DESCRIBED IN OFFI-
CIAL RECORDS BOOK
348, PAGE 935 OF SAID
PUBLIC RECORDS AND


RUN; THENCE ALONG
THE SOUTHERLY AND
WESTERLY BOUNDARY
OF SAID ROAD AS FOL-
LOWS: THENCE NORTH
88 DEGREES 45 MIN-
UTES 00 SECONDS
WEST 770.41 FEET TO
A SET CONCRETE
MONUMENT (R.L.S.
#3031) FOR THE POINT
OF BEGINNING. FROM
SAID POINT OF BEGIN-
NING THENCE CONTIN-
UE NORTH 88
DEGREES 45 MINUTES
00 SECONDS WEST
316.49 FEET TO A SET
"CONCRETE MONU-
.MENT (R.L.S #3031) ON
THE SOUTHEASTERLY
RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUND-
ARY OF COUNTY ROAD
NO. 159-A (70.00 FOOT
RIGHT-OF-WAY);
THENCE LEAVING THE
WESTERLY BOUNDARY
OF LANDS RUN SOUTH-
WESTERLY ALONG
SAID SOUTHEASTERLY
RIGHT-OF-WAY BOUND-
ARY SOUTH 55
DEGREES 19 MINUTES
00 SECONDS WEST
(BEARING BASE) A DIS-
TANCE OF 254.72 FEET
TO A SET CONCRETE
MONUMENT (R.L.S.
#3031); THENCE SOUTH
25 DEGREES 23 MIN-
UTES 24 SECONDS
EAST 315.18 FEET TO A
SET CONCRETE MONU-
MENT (R.L.S. #3031);
THENCE SOUTH
S1201.58 FEET TO A SET
CONCRETE MONU-
MENT (R.L.S. #3031)
ON THE SOUTHERN
BOUNDARY OF THE
NORTHWEST ONE-
QUARTER OF SAID
SECTION 22, AND THE
NORTHERN BOUND-
ARY OF SAID SUBDIVI-
SION; THENCE NORTH
89 DEGREES 13. MIN-
UTES 02 SECONDS
EAST ALONG SAID
SOUTHERN BOUND-
ARY AND THE NORTH-
ERN BOUNDARY OF
SAID SUBDIVISION A
DISTANCE OF 618.07
FEET TO A SET CON-
CRETE MONUMENT
(R.L.S. #3031); THENCE
NORTH 1287.47 FEET
TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING.

A/K/A 762 POTTER
WOODBERRY ROAD,
HAVANA, FL 323330000

Any person claiming a
interest in the surplus from
the sale, if any, other than
the property owner as of
the date of the Lis
Pendens must file a claim
within sixty (60) days after
the sale..
WITNESS MY HAND and
the seal of this Court on
May 21, 2007.

Nicholas Thomas
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT

(SEAL)

BY: Betty Sue Sadberry
Deputy Clerk
5/3,6/7-07c

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
FOR GADSDEN COUN-
TY, FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION

File No.: 07-000249CPA
Division: Probate


High School Graduates

Age 17-34. We are now taking applications for
trainee positions. No experience necessary, we
pay you to learn one of many technical skills in
electronics, mechanics, computers, and more.
Great salary & benefits. Paid relocation. Call 1-
800-342-8123 Mon. Fri.
5/31-07p


LOOKING FOR A loving and caring caregiver to
work in local childcare center. State, 40 hrs, man-
date required. Preferable CDA. Salary is nego-
tiable. Call 850-627-2711
5/24, 5/31-07p


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CDL, Dewey Johnson, 590-7663
5/31,6/7-07p


IN RE: ESTATE OF
CHARLES D. DUPONT,
Deceased.

NOTICE OF ADMINIS-
TRATION
(Testate)

The administration of the
estate of Charles D.
DuPont, deceased, is
pending in the Circuit
Court for Gadsden
County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of
which is PO Box 1649,
Quincy, FL 32353. The
estate is testate and the
date of the decedent's Will
and any Codicils are Last
Will and Testament dated
September 15, 1993. The
names and addresses of
the personal representa-
tive and the personal rep-
resentative's attomey are
set forth below.
Any interested person on
whom a copy of the notice
of administration is served
must object to the validity
of the will (or any codicil),
qualifications of the per-
sonal representative,
venue, orjurisdiction of the
court, by filing a petition or
other pleading requesting
relief in accordance with
the Florida Probate Rules,
WITHIN 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF
SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THE NOTICE ON'THE
OBJECTING PERSON,
OR THOSE OBJEC-
TIONS ARE FOREVER
BARRED.
Any person entitled to
exempt property is
required to file a petition
for determination of
exempt property WITHIN
THE TIME PROVIDED
BY LAW OR THE RIGHT
TO EXEMPT PROPERTY
IS DEEMED WAIVED.
Any person entitled to
elective share is required
to file an election to take
elective, share WITHIN
THE TIME PROVIDED
BY LAW.

Attorney for Personal
Representative:
Harold M. Knowles
Florida Bar No. 174354
Knowles & Randolph, P.A.
3065 Highland Oaks
.Terrace.
Tallahassee, FL 32301
Telephone: (850) 222-
3768

Personal Representative:
Sylvia DuPont
PO Box 7021
Tallahassee, FL 32314
5/31,6/7-07c

Legal Notice

GADSDEN Mini Storage
will be having a Sale on
the following units, June 5,
2007, for non-payment-of
Rent:
H-239 Linda Jean Allen
M-448 Dennis Alls
L-GG Joy Anderson
K-P Sterling Ash
P-604 Adam Broshears
P-601 Mioheal Broshears
P-626 Matt Crawford
N-483 Sharrie Galloway
K-329 Donald Glover
J-G Sharica L. House
P-623 Patrice Jackson
K-321 Brenda Hutchinson
E-430 Bridgette Jefferson
0-588 Wanda Veneszee
K-R Annette Vickers
M-463 Antaum Walker
A-18 & L-427 Martha
Ward
N-10 Julia West
E-140 Wytonia Weston
5/31-07c

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

Case No.: 07000627DRA
Division: Family


Jamie 4arie Hill
Petitioner

and

John Cash Hemanes
George Earl DDrr
Respondents

NOTICE OF ACTION
FOR CHANGE OF NAME
(minor Children)

TO: John Cash Hemanes
and George Earl Gerr
{Respondents last known
address} Unknown

YOU ARE NOTIFIED that
an action has been filed
against you and that you
are required to serve a
copy of your written
defenses, if any, to it on
Jamie Marie Hill whose
address is 846 Wayside
Farm Road, Havana,
Florida 32333 on or before
06-21-07, and file the orig-
inal with the clerk of this
Court at Clerk of Court
Gadsden County P. 0.

Box 1649, Quincy, FL
32353, before service on
Petitioner or immediately
thereafter. If you fail to do
so, a default may be
entered against you for the
relief demanded in the
petition.

Copies of all court docu-
ments in this case, includ-
ing orders, are available at
the Clerk of the Circuit
Court's office. You may
review these documents
upon request.

You must keep the Clerk
of the Circuit Court's office
notified of your current
address. (You may file
Notice of Current Address,
Florida Supreme Court
Approved Family Law
Form 12.915.) Future
papers in this lawsuit will
be mailed to the address
on record at the clerk's
office.

WARNING: Rule 12.285,
Florida Family Law Rules
of Procedure, requires
certain automatic disclo-
sure of documents and
information. Failure to
comply can result in sanc-
tions, including dismissal
or striking of pleadings.

Dated May 15, 2007

Nicholas Thomas
Clerk of the Circuit Court

(SEAL)

By: Amita Green,
Deputy Clerk
5/24,5/31,6/7,6/14-07c

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE 2ND JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
GADSDEN COUNTY,
FLORIDA GENERAL
JURISDICTION DIVI-
SION CASE NO:
07000344CAA

DEUTSCHE BANK
NATIONAL TRUST COM-
PANY, AS TRUSTEE
PLAINTIFF

VS.

ARTHUR D. HOOD A/K/A
ARTHUR D. HOOD;
CHRISTIE L. HOOD; ANY
AND ALL UNKNOWN
PARTIES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER,
AND AGAINST THE
HEREIN NAMED INDI-
VIDUAL DEFENDANTS)
WHO ARE NOT KNOWN
TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID
UNKNOWN PARTIES
MAY CLAIM AN INTER-
EST AS SPOUSES,
HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES OR OTHER


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Remodeling Division.
Complete Renovations
& Remodeling. Car-
pentry, roofing, decks,
plumbing, electrical,
hardwood floor refin-
ishing. Etc. Etc.

WE DO IT ALL
No Job Too Big or
Too Small

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443-1061, 850-442-
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Warehouse Liqiudation:
New Mattress sets from:
99 twin/129full/ 149king.
In plastic with warranty.
222-2113
5/31-07c



Solid Wood Cherry
sleigh bed BRAND
NEW in box, $250.
545-7112
5/31-07c


SOFA & LOVESEAT.
Brand NEW LEATHER,
still wrapped, life time


warrenty, sacrif
(delivery availib
425-8374


fice $795. HUGE YARD SALE, rain or shine, fumiture, kitchen,
le). yard, clothes, antiques, something for everyone,
priced right, Fri. & Sat., 9 to 2 pm, 109 S. Madison
5/31-07c St, 1 block from Courthouse.


5/31-07p


SOFA/Loveseat. New
micro fiber set, $475,
must move, delivery
available.
222-7783
5/31-07c


BEDROOM:
piece set still
$599, can deliv
222- 9879


I LEGAL


CLAIMANTS; JOHN DOE
AND JANE DOE AS
UNKNOWN TENANTS IN
POSSESSION
DEFENDANTS)

NOTICE OF FORECLO-
SURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to a
Summary Final
Judgement of Foreclosure
dated May 21, 2007
entered in Civil Case No.
07000344CAA of the
Circuit Court of the 2ND
Judicial Circuit in and for
GADSDEN County,
QUINCY, Florida, I will sell
to the highest and best
bidder for cash at SOUTH
DOOR at the GADSDEN
County Courthouse. locat-
ed at 10 E. JEFFERSON
In QUINCY, Florida, 11:00
a.m. on the 10 day of July
2007 the following
described property as set
forth in said Summary
Final Judgement, to-wit:

COMMENCE AT THE
NORTHEAST CORNER
OF SECTION 11, TOWN-
SHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE
3 WEST, AND RUN
WEST 3349. FEET,
THENCE RUN SOUTH
464.9 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING
THENCE FROM SAID
POINT OF BEGINNING
RUN EAST 90 FEET,
THENCE RUN SOUTH
TO THE RIGHT OF WAY
BOUNDARY OF U.S.
HIGHWAY NO. 90,
THENCE RUN IN A
WESTERLY DIRECTION
ALONG THE SAID
BOUNDARY OF U.S.
HIGHWAY NO. 90 TO A
POINT DIRECTLY
SOUTH OF THE POINT
OF BEGINNING,
THENCE RUN NORTH
189 FEET, MORE OR
LESS, TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING, SAID
LANDS BEING PART OF
THE NORTHEAST
QUARTER OF THE
NORTHWEST QUAR-
TER OF SECTION 11,
TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH,
RANGE 3 WEST, SITU-
ATE, LYING AND BEING
IN THE COUNTY OF
GADSEN AND STATE OF
FLORIDA;
AND COMMERCE AT
THE NORTHEAST COR-
NER OF SECTION 11,
TOWNSHIP 2 NORTH,
RANGE 3 WEST, AND
RUN WEST 3349 FEET,
THENCE SOUTH 464.9
FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING; THENCE
FROM SAID POINT OF
BEGINNING RUN WEST
30 FEET SOUTH TO
STATE ROAD #12 RIGHT
OF WAY. THENCE EAST
ALONG SAID ROAD
RIGHT OF WAY 30 FEET
TO A POINT, THENCE
NORTH 189 FEET MORE
OR LESS TO POINT OF
BEGINNING

Any person claiming an
interest in the surplus from
the sale, if any other than
the property owner as of
the date of the lis pen-
dens, must file a claim
within 60 days after the
sale.

IN ACCORDANCE WITH
THE AMERICANS WITH
THE DISABILITIES ACT,
person with .disabilities
needing special accomo-
dation should contact
COURT ADMINISTRA-
TION, at the GADSDEN
County Courthouse at
904-875-8629,1-800-955-
8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-
8770, via Florida Relay
Service.

Dated this 21 day of May,
2007.

Nicholas Thomas


CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT
COURT

(SEAL)

BY: Betty Sue Sadberry
DEPUTY CLERK
5/31,6/7-07c

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

CASE NO. 07-000293-
CA-A

CITIFINANCIAL EQUITY
SERVICES, INC.,
Plaintiff,

vs.

DELERENE L. JONES;
LONNIE LEE JONES;
THE KNOWN SPOUSE
OF LONNIE LEE JONES;
IF LIVING, INCLUDING
ANY UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF SAID
DEFENDANTS(S, IF
REMARRIED, AND IF,
DECEASED, THE
RESPECTIVE
UNKNOWN HEIRS,.
DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
ASSIGNEES, CREDI-
TORS, LIENORS, AND
TRUSTEES, AND ALL
OTHER PERSONS
CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST THE NAMED
DEFENDANTSS; CITIFI-
ANCIAL EQUITY SER-
VICES, INC.; WHETHER
DISSOLVED OR
PRESENTLY EXISTING,
TOGETHER WITH ANY
GRANTEES, ASSIGNE-
SES, CREDITORS,
LIENORS, OR
TRUSTEES OF SAID
DEFENDANTS) AND
ALL OTHER PERSONS
CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER, OR
AGAINST DEFEN-
DANT(S).; UNKNOWN
TENANT #1; UNKNOWN
TENANT #2;
Defendants)

NOTICE OF SALE

Notice is hereby given
that, pursuant to a Final
Summary Judgment of
Foreclosure entered in the
above-styled cause, in the
Circuit Court of ,Gadsden
County, Florida, I will sell
the property situate in
Gadsden County, Florida,
described as:
LOT T-2, RURAL DEVEL-
OPMENT CORP.:
COMMENCE AT AN
IRON PIPE, [1 AND 1/2
INCH DIAMETER]
MARKING THE SOUTH-
'WEST CORNER OF
SECTION 16, TOWN-
SHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE
5 WEST, GADSDEN
COUNTY, FLORIDA AND
PROCEED; THENCE
NORTH 89 DEGREES 58
MINUTES 05 SECONDS
EAST, ALONG THE
SOUTH BOUNDARY OF
SAID SECTION 16, FOR
A DISTANCE OF 158/70
FEET TO A CONCRETE
MONUMENT (RLS 3266)
ON THE SOUTHERN
RIGHT OF WAY BOUND-
ARY OF A 100 FOOT
WIDE ROADWAY
KNOWN AS STATE
ROAD NO. 12; THENCE
CONTINUE NORTH 89
DEGREES 58 MINUTES
05 SECONDS EAST,
ALONG SAID SOUTH
BOUNDARY, 450.90
FEET TO AN IRON BAR
AND CAP (RLS 3266)
MARKING THE POINT
OF BEGINNING.
FROM SAID POINT OF
BEGINNING, THENCE
CONTINUE NORTH 89
DEGREES 58 MINUTES
05 SECONDS EAST,
,ALONG SAID SOUTH
BOUNDARY, 101.77


FEET TO A C(
MONUMENT (F
ON THE V
RIGHT OF WA'
ARY OF A 1:
WIDE RAILRC
THE A & N R
THENCE NO
DEGREES 08
57 SECOND;
249.47 FEET
IRON BAR A
(RLS 3266) i
SOUTHERN R
WAY BO
THENCE SO
DEGREES 23
24 SECONDS
ALONG SAID
ERN RIGH
BOUNDARY,
96.97 FEET TO
ROAD AND C
3266); THENC
19 DEGREES
UTES 57 S
EAST 203.55
THE POINT O
NING.
To include a:
1989 PEA
MOTOR HOM
V I
P5FHG:.162A4
-5'9 PE:
MOTOR HOM
V I
PSHGA5162B4
A/K/A

637 GREEN AV
GREENSBOR(
32330

at public sale, tc
est and best I
cash, South fror
East Jeffersol
Quincy, Florida
11:00 AM, on
2007.

DATED THIS
OF MAY, 2007.

Any person cl;
interest in the su
the sale, if any,
the property ow
the date of thi
dens, must file
within 60 days
sale.

Witness, my I
seal of this coi
15th day of May

Nicholas Thoma
CLERK OF
COURT

(SEAL)

BY Betty Sue SE
Deputy Clerk

In accordance
American with I
Act of 1990,
needing a speci
modation to par
this proceedin
contact the
Coordinator no
seven (7) days p
proceedings. I
impaired, please
955-9771 (TDD
955-8770 (vo
Florida Relay Se
5/24

IN THE CIRCUI
OF THE SECO
CIAL CIRCUIT,
FOR GADSDEI
TY, FLORIDA

CASE NO. 07
CA-A

THE BANK C
YORK, AS T
PURSUANT
TERMS OF TH
TAIN POOLING
SERVICING
MENT DATE
AUGUST 1
RELATED TO
POLITAN ASSE
ING, INC., II,
GAGE PASS-TI
CERTIFICATES
1999-B
Plantiff,

vs.


YARD SALE SAT, 6/2/07 at 101 Strong Rd, Quincy,
from 7:30 a.m. till 1:30 p.m.


5/31-07p
)


I LEGAL


New 6 GLORIA J. MATHEWS,
Il boxed, HOWARD MATHEWS;
\er. ANY AND ALL
UNKNOWN PARTIES
CLAIMING BY,
5/31-07c THROUGH, UNDER,
AND AGAINST THE
HEREIN NAMED INDI-
VIDUAL DEFENDANTS)
WHO ARE NOT KNOWN
CONCRETE TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,
RLS 3266) WHETHER SAID
WESTERN UNKNOWN PARTIES
SBOUND- MAY CLAIM AN INTER-
20 FOOT EST AS SPOUSES,
)AD FOR HEIRS, DEVISEES,
RAILROAD; GRANTEES, OR OTHER
ARTH 19 CLAIMANTS; PRIME
MINUTES ACCEPTANCE CORP.;
S WEST UNKNOWN TENANT #1
TO AN IN POSSESSION OF
,ND CAP THE SUBJECT PROP-
ON SAID ERTY; UNKNOWN TEN-
IIGHT OF ANT #2 IN POSSESSION
'UNDARY, OF THE SUBJECT
IUTH 63 PROPERTY;
MINUTES Defendant(s)
S, WEST,
SOUTH- NOTICE OF FORECLO-
OF WAY SURE SALE

AN IRON NOTICE IS HEREBY
'AP (RLS GIVEN pursuant to a Final
E SOUTH Judgement of Foreclosure
08 MIN- dated May 21, 2007, and
3ECONDS entered in Case No. 07-
FEET TO 000333-CA-A, of the
'F BEGIN- Circuit Court of the
Second Judicial Circuit in
and for GADSDEN
ACHTREE County, Florida. THE
IE/PEACE BANK OF NEW YORK,
N AS TRUSTEES, PUR-
75-722 3: SUANT TO THE TERMS
4CHTREE OF THAT CERTAIN
IE/PEACE POOLING AND SERVIC-
N ING AGREEMENT
7565018 DATED AS OF AUGUST
1, 1999, RELATED TO
METROPOLITAN ASSET
'ENUE FUNDING, INC., II,
O, FL MORTGAGE PASS-
THROUGH CERTIFI-
CATES, SERIES 1999-B,
o the high- is Plaintiff and GLORIA J.
bidder, for MATHEWS; HOWARD
nt door, 10 MATHEWS; UNKNOWN
n Street, TENANT #1 IN POSSES-
32351 at SION OF SUBJECT
June 13, PROPERTY N/K/A
TIERRE MATHEWS;
PRIME ACCEPTANCE
15th DAY CORP., are defendants. I
will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash in the
aiming an SOUTH DOOR of the
irplus from GADSEN County
other than Courthouse 10 E.
vner as of Jefferson, Quincy, FL
e lis pen- 32351, at 11:00a.m., on
e a claim the 19 day of June 2007,
after the the following described
property as set forth in
said Final Judgement, to
hand and wit:
urt on the
S2007.' BEGIN AT A POINT 143
FEET EAST OF THE SW
as CORNER OF THE SW
CIRCUIT 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF
SECTION 15, AND
THENCE RUN EAST 60
FEET, THENCE RUN
NORTH 100 FEET;
adberry THENCE RUN WEST 60
FEET, THENCE RUN
SOUTH 100 FEET TO
with the THE POINT OF BEGIN-
Disabilities NING, SAID PROPERTY
persons LYING AND BEING IN
ial accom- SECTION 15, TOWN-
rticipate in SHIP 2 NORTH, RANGE
g should 4 WEST
ASA
later than IMPORTANT: In accor-
rior to the dance with the Americans
f hearing with the Americans with
i call (800) Disabilities Act, if you are a
) or (800) person with a disability
ice), via who needs any accomo-
ervice. nation in order to partici-
t,5/31-07c pate in this proceeding,
you are entitled, at no cost
T COURT to you, to provision of cer-
ND JUDI- tain assistance. Please
IN AND contact the Court
N COUN- Administrator at 10 E.
JEFFERSON STREET,
ROOM 108, QUINCY, FL
7-000333- 32351. Phone No: 850-
875-8621 within 2 working
days of your receipt.of this
OF NEW notice or pleading.
RUSTEE,
TO THE Any person claiming an
IAT CER- interest in the surplus from
qG AND the sale, if any, other than
AGREE- the property owner as of
ED AS the date of the Lis
1, 1999, Pendens must file a claim
METRO- within 60 days after the
T FUND- sale.
MORT-
HROUGH Dated this 21st day of
,SERIES May, 2007.

Nicholas Thomas
Clerk of the Circuit Court


(SEAL)

BY: Betty Sue Sadberry
Deputy Clerk
5/31,6/7-07c

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT
OF THE SECOND JUDI-
CIAL COURT IN AND
FOR GADSDEN COUN-
TY, FLORIDA CIVIL
ACTION


2007-375-CA-



F AMERICA,





PARRAMORE,

s)


CASE NO.
A
DIVISION

BANK 01
N.A.,
Plaintiff,

vs.

ROLAND
etal,
Defendant(


NOTICE OF FORECLO-
SURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN, pursuant to a
Final Judgement of
Mortgage Foreclosure
dated May 21, 2007 and
entered in Case No. 2007-
3755-CA-A of the Circuit
Court of the SECOND
Judicial Circuit in and for
GADSDEN County,
Florida wherein BANK OF
AMERICA, N.A., is the
Plaintiff and ROLAND 4
PARRAMORE; MARTHA
SUE PARRAMORE; are
the Defendants, I will sell
to the highest and best
bidder for cash at SOUTH- i
SIDE STEPS OF THE
GADSDEN COUNTY
COURTHOUSE at
11:00AM,'on the 21st day
of June 2007, the following
described property as set
forth in said Final
Judgement:

COMMENCING AT THE
NORTHEAST CORNER
OF THE NORTHWEST
QUARTER OF THE
NORTHEAST QUARTER .
OF SECTION 4, TOWN- 4
SHIP 3 NORTH, RANGE
6 WEST, GADSEN 4
COUNTY, FLORIDA,
THENCE SOUTH 88 .
DEGREES 54 MINUTES
WEST, 447.14; THENCE
SOUTH 13 DEGREES 31
MINUTES WEST, 182.7 4
FEET; THENCE SOUTH
14 DEGREES 05 MIN-
UTES WEST, 90.0 FEET
TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING; THENCE
ALONG THE WEST
RIGHT-OF-WAY OF
CHATTAHOOCHEE
STREET ALONG A
CURVE TO THE RIGHT
IN A SOUTHWESTERLY
DIRECTION, WITH A
RADIUS OF 365.5 FEET
TO A POINT WHICH IS
SOUTH 26 DEGREES 56
MINUTES WEST, 110.0
FEET; THENCE CONTIN-
UE ALONG WEST
RIGHT-OF WAY OF
CHATTAHOOCHEE
STREET, 99.0 FEET;
THENCE NORTH 03
DEGREES 36 MINUTES
WEST, ALONG THE
EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY
OF MAIN STREET, 209.1;
THENCE SOUTH 76
.DEGREES 08 MINUTES
EAST, 123.2 FEET TO
THE POINT OF BEGIN-
NING. BEING IN THE
NORTHWEST QUAR-
TER OF THE NORTH-
EAST QUARTER OF
SECTION 4, TOWNSHIP
3 NORTH, RANGE 6
WEST, IN TOWN OF
CHATTAHOOCHEE,
GADSDEN COUNTY,
FLORIDA.

A/K/A 733 S MAIN
STREET, CHATTA-
HOOCHEE, FL 32324

Any person claiming a
interest in the surplus from
the sale, if any, other than
the property owner as of
the date of the Lis
Pendens must file a claim
with sixty (60) days after
the sale,

WITNESS MY HAND and

Cont'd pg. B 7


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The Gadsden County Times May 31,2007 17


Gadsden farmers eligible for emergency loans due to freeze


Farmers in nine northern Florida
counties are eligible to apply for low-
interest Emergency Loans (EM) from
the U.S. Department of Agriculture
(USDA), announced Farm Service
Agency (FSA) State Executive
Director, Kevin L. Kelley.
The USDA recently designated 152
Georgia counties primary natural dis-
aster areas, making the following
Florida counties also eligible, because
they are contiguous: Baker, Columbia,
Gadsden, Hamilton, Jackson,
Jefferson, Leon, Madison and Nassau.
The disaster designation occurred


on May 18, 2007, and was prompted
by record setting cold temperatures and
freezing conditions that occurred from
April 6, 2007, through April 9, 2007.
All qualified farm operators in the des-
ignated areas are eligible for EM loans
from USDA's Farm Service Agency,
provided eligibility requirements are
met. Farmers in eligible counties have
eight months from the date of the dec-
laration to apply for EM loans to help
cover part of their actual losses.
FSA Emergency Loans currently
carry an interest rate of 3.75 percent.
"We are pleased to be able to pro-


vide Emergency Loan program assis-
tance to quickly help the farmers who
need it to get back on their feet, said
Kelley.
"Unpredictable weather puts farm-
ers at risk. Our programs are designed
to act as a safety net to help farmers
continue to produce a dependable and
affordable food supply."
Eligible farmers can use emergency
loan funds to overcome physical loss-
es, such as repair or rebuild essential
farm buildings, clean debris or prepare
land for replanting, and to replace live-
stock, supplies and harvested crops on


hand or in storage that were lost.
Eligible farmers can also use emer-
gency loan funds toward production
losses, to recover a portion of losses on
growing crops that were destroyed.
FSA will consider each loan appli-
cation on its own merits, taking into
account the extent of losses, security
available and repayment ability. FSA
has a variety of programs, in addition
to the EM loan program, to help eligi-
ble farmers recover from adversity.
USDA has also made other pro-
grams available to assist farmers and
ranchers, including the Emergency


Conservation Program, Federal Crop
Insurance and the Noninsured Crop
Disaster Assistance Program.
Interested farmers may contact their
local USDA Service Centers for further
information on eligibility requirements
and application procedures for these
and other programs. Additional infor-
mation is also available online at:
http://www.fsa.usda.gov. For more
information on disaster assistance,
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GTI set to offer programs

during simmer months


> ADULT EDUCATION SUMMER
PROGRAM
Adult Education/GED .summer school
program will begin June 11. Class hours are
8 a.m. until 12 noon. Transportation will not
be provided. For more information, please
call 875-8324, ext.224
- FCAT Remediation
Beginning June 4 at 8:30 a.m., Gadsden
Technical Institute will be offering a 10-day
FCAT Preparation class for the 2006-07
juniors and seniors of Gadsden County
Public Schools. This preparation is also for
adult seniors whose only requirement for


high school graduation is the FCAT. Class
hours are 8:30 a.m. until 12 noon.
Transportation will not be provided. For
information, please call 850-875-8324, ext
224.
Beginning June 25 at 9 a.m., Gadsden
Technical Institute will be offering a three-
week FCAT Preparation class for the 2007-
08 sophomores and juniors of Gadsden
County Public Schools. Class hours are 9
a.m. until 11:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. until 3
p.m. Transportation will not be provided.
For more information please call 875-8324,
ext.224.


Dental assisting program
apps due
Applications for admission to
TCC's Dental Assisting Program
should be submitted by June 15. The
Dental Assisting Program prepares
students to safely and effectively
perform all those functions that are
legal for dental assistants to perform
in Florida and in most of the United
States. 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.
Applicants must have a grade point


average of a minimum 2.00 or better
and placed into college level English,
reading, writing, and math. For more
information, contact Diane Douglas
at 850-201-8441.
Record Summer
enrollment at TCC
Enrollment at Tallahassee
Community College has again
reached previously uncharted
territory. According to a report
released May 22, enrollment for the
Summer 2007 semester currently
stands at 8,029 head count a 10.6
percent increase over last year. This


time last summer, TCC had 7,261
students enrolled.
TCC has offered students a series
of registration incentives. The
College is awarding 24 scholarships
to students who complete the
registration process by July 13. Two
tuition scholarships and ten $100
book scholarships have already been
awarded to students who registered
early for the summer semester.
Another pair of tuition scholarships
and ten additional $100 book awards
will be available to students who
register early for fall classes.
Additional drawings will take place
on June 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, as well as
July 6 and 13.


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Shanks Progression Assembly


James A. Shanks Middle School held its 8th grade Pupil Progression Assembly on Wednesday, May
23. The keynote speaker for the hour was Pastor Clarence Jackson, H. He gave a powerful message to
the students signifying that it was time to stop playing and get their education; also for the parents his
advice was to take charge and start being the boss in their household. Through his aspiring words, the
audience stood up and cheered him on. The students received many awards for their outstanding
performances for the 2006-2007 school year.


PAEC Graduation


Participants in the PAEC Migrant Education PK class enjoyed a graduation celebration with their
teachers, volunteers and parents on the last day of school, May 24. (Photo by Leewood Shaw, PAEC
Migrant Education)


Career Development at Shanks


The students at Shanks are visiting local businesses to help in their decision making of future career
choices. Cecelis Madry and her students from homeroom 612 made some local visits to the Lawrence
Animal Hospital, where Dr. Lawrence showed his facility. He also answered questions prepared by the
students. The class also went to the Madry Memorial Funeral Chapel. The Rev. Madry transported
the students by limousine, gave an educational tour and treated the students to lunch at Pizza Hut.
We would like to extend a warm word of thanks for spending this special time with us. Justice Blair,
Travis Bosby, Tarrell Andrews, D6miniqu Dawkins, Jamal Johnson, Julis Martinez, Wendy Moreno,
Danielle Parks, Amaya Smith, Shantina Thomas, and Shyeeta Watson.


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Check Out Our Inventory on our website:
www.directautomotive
wholesale.com
Interest Rates
as low as 5.95%


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We Buy Cars, Trucks & SUVs!


Dear Gadsden, Liberty, Wakulla & Calhoun
County Residents,
Three years ago I obtained my Florida
Dealer's License due to the frustration of
shopping for a used car. The following
three things made car shopping a big
headache for me:
-Haggling for the best price
*Having to come up with $2000 to $3000
for a down payment, taxes, title and tag


0 Down '03 Mitsubishi Eclipse
s172/mo GS Spyder
Just in time for summer!


*Paying someone a $5000 $6000 profit
on a $10,000 automobile.
Here's what we've done at Direct
Automotive Wholesale:
*All vehicles are priced at the "Loan
Value", which is the price credit unions and
banks will loan you on this vehicle.
*We require NO DOWN PAYMENT on any
of our vehicles. We can even help with your
taxes and tag most of the time.


0 Down '03 S-10 Ext. Cab
$205/mo 20" Rims, Great Shape!


*At LOAN VALUE, we make a small profit
and you get a great deal!
The best part is we have family on the
lot, NOT HIGH PRESSURE SALES PEOPLE.
if you don't see the car of your dreams in
this ad, call us. We'll get you pre-approved,
tell you what it will cost and buy it for you.
We appreciate your supporting us. Come
by or call.


0 Down '02 Toyota 4-Runner 0 Down '04 Ford Ranger
$283/mo 4-Door, 4x4 $229/mo SuperCab XLT!


0 Down '04 Ford Focus SE
'172/mo 4-Door, CD!


0 Down '01 Mercedes Benz 0Down '02 Pontiac 0 Down '03 Mits. Montero
$346/mo C320 210/mo GrandAm GT, 268/mo Sport XLS
Loaded!


0 Down '00 VW Beetle 0 Down
*192/mo AC, CD, Leather, *443/mo
Sunroof, Alum Wheels!


'05 Ford F250
CrewCab, Super Duty
V8, 6.0 Turbo Diesel!


0 Down '02 Lincoln LS
$268/mo CD, Leather, Power,
Chrome Wheels!


0 Down '03 Nissan Frontier XE
$249/mo


0 Down
'153/mo


'02 Nissan Sentra
Gas Saver!


0 Down '03 Ford F250 0 Down '06 Chrysler 300C
s385/mo Super Duty Crew Cab 423/mo Touring Edition! 14,000 mi.
4x4, Fx4 Offroad Packagei Lariat!


0 Down
$230/mo


'01 Ford F-150
Crew Cab, Super Duty!


0 Down
s289/mo


'04 Mazda 6s
4-Door, Power, CD!


0 Down '97 GMC Sierra Ex Cab 0 Down
1 72/mo Step-side, Z71, 4x4! $346/mo


'03 Honda Accord EX
V-6, Sunroof, Loaded!


0 Down
'294/mo


'01 Ford Mustang GT
Convertible
Loaded!


Manager's Special...

'l .- ,2005
Honda
Civic
Gas Saver, Sunroof,
.....13K, Loaded!


44 278
Per Month
$0 Down'/60 Mos. /WAC


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