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cash, paraphernalia and
suspect ... Page 5


Friends of


Talquin

Group hopes to protect lake area
from mismanaged growth ... Page 6


Help for local


diabetics

Program helps victims with costs
of needed supplies ... Page 6


Six charged in alleged fake check scam


Kelly Jr. owner locks suspects in store after calling sheriff's office


By LESLIE ROBERTS
Times News Editor
Jamal Muhammad most folks call
him Jimmy is tired.
In the 10 years or so he's owned the
Kelly Jr. store #5 in the St. Hebron
community on Havana Highway, he's
been hit several times.
You don't own a convenience or
grocery store in Gadsden County, he
maintains, without falling prey to a
counterfeit check scheme.
So when he realized Friday afternoon


that six people
were lined up
trying to ca\sh
checks that didi i
look quite right to
him, he called the
Gadsden Couni
Sheriff's Office,
walked out of his
office in the back Serezedo
of the store and
locked the store's front doors.
End of discussion.
"This had happened before I bet


you every store in
town has gotten hit
once or twice," he
said. "I got hit at
this /store one or
two times in 10
years another
store uptown got
hit two or three
times. It's very, Alvrenga
very common.
They keep coming back and doing the
same thing. I'm tired of it."
Muhammad is used to examining


Legislative breakfast


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Quincy 14-under baseball team to






Fox tests


positive


for rabies


Animal killed after
attacking dog off of
Attapulgus Highway

By LESLIE ROBERTS
Times News Editor
-Authorities have confirmed a red fox that
attacked a dog in Gadsden County two weeks
ago had rabies.
The fox was shot July 6 after an unprovoked
attack on a dog.
Dr. Larry Helm of Quincy Animal Hospital
said that's one of the most telling signs an
animal is rabid.
"It was an obviously unprovoked attack. If
you have several dogs that have a fox
cornered, that's one thing. If a fox just attacks
a dog, it's very,likely rabid," Helm said,
The incident occurred off Attapulgus
Highway. Helm, who is on the state rabies
prevention and control compendium
committee, removed the fox's head and sent it
to a state laboratory for testing.
Since diagnosing rabies can only be done by
removing the animal's head and analyzing its'
brain, if it's necessary to shoot an animal
suspected of having rabies try to keep the head
area intact, the National Association of State
public Health Veterinarians advises.
The number one way homeowners can
prevent the spread of rabies is to have their
pets dogs, cats and horses vaccinated,
Helm said.
"If something occurs that is suspicious a
See RABIES on Page 2


Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp speaks at Tuesday morning's second annual legislative delegation
appreciation breakfast. .

Delegation gives progress report


Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp keynotes speakers


By LESLIE ROBERTS
Times News Editor
Just about everybody who is
anybody in local government
was at the North Florida
Research and Education Center
Tuesday morning for the
second annual legislative
delegation appreciation
breakfast..
By the time special guest Lt.
Gov. Jeff Kottkamp took the
podium, he'd already heard
from Gadsden County


Manager Marlon Brown that
the sun sets and rises in
Gadsden County.
"What a great honor it is to
be here in God's country -
Gadsden County," Kottkamp
said. "It's very hard to work in
local government, and we
appreciate all you do. Sheriff,
we appreciate all the work you
do."
While a number of projects
within the county received
approval for funding from the
Legislature this year, a request


for funding to renovate the jail,
build a sheriff's administration
building, a fire/rescue facility,
a new emergency operations
command center and the
incorporation of a police
headquarters for the City of
Quincy did not.
Neither did the Legislature
fund a requested regional
center that could be used as a
hurricane emergency housing
shelter, a fire and emergency
See LEGISLATORS on Page 3


checks,
particularly
company checks,
for consistency,
watermarks and
other markings
that identify them
as valid. The
checks used Friday
had "Clinton
Nursery," a nursery
in Havana, stamped


Hernandez
on them, but it


See CHECKS on Page 2


Quincy man

arrested in


30-year-old


murder case

Local accused in 1976
death of 85-year-old
St. Petersburg woman

By LESLIE ROBERTS
,Times News Editor
A Quincy man suspected of
raping and stabbing to death an
elderly woman 30 years ago was
arrested and charged with first-
degree murder Monday at his
residence in Parkview Gardens
Apartments.
Gadsden County Sheriff's Maj.
David'Gainous said GCSO assisted
the St. Petersburg Police
Department and the Florida Austin
Department of Law Enforcement in
the arrest of Alfonso Austin, 58, a registered sex
offender, on charges related to the murder of Mary
Barth of St. Petersburg on Sept. 17, 1976. Barth was
85 at the time.
Austin was arrested around 1 p.m. July 16 in his
apartment on Atlanta Street, Gainous said, and did not
resist arrest.
Once confronted by St. Petersburg investigators, he

See MURDER on Page 2



Bristol woman

dies in one-car

crash Saturday

By LESLIE ROBERTS
Times News Editor
A 45-year-old Bristol woman was killed in a one-car
crash Saturday around 3:20 p.m. on County Road 267.
Julieann Miller Barnhart, of Bristol, was driving a
2003 Chevrolet SUV south on C.R. 267 when the
vehicle traveled off the road and onto the west grass
shoulder.
According to Florida Highway Patrol reports, she
over-corrected, steering the vehicle back onto the road
where it began spinning counterclockwise and slid
across the road and into the east grass ditch. The SUV
overturned several times, ejected Barnhart, who was not
wearing a seatbelt.
Gadsden County Emergency Medical Services
workers pronounced her dead at the scene.


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2 The Gadsden County Times July 19, 2007


CHECKS from Page 1


appeared to Muhammad the
signatures on the checks were
larger than normal. A clerk cashed
six of seven checks totaling $2,281
before she became suspicious and
went to the back of the store to get
Muhammad, who called the
nursery and the bank the checks
were purportedly drawn on.
"They will usually come in -
four, five, six of them they hit
and then they disappear like


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allegedly confessed to killing
Barth as well as another women
in the St. Petersburg area.
According to St. Petersburg
Police Public Information Officer
George Kajtsa, a St. Petersburg
resident flagged down patrol
officers Sept. 17, 1976 at the
entrance to Greenwood Cemetery.
The woman's undergarments
had been pulled down to her
knees and her pink-colored
nightgown and coat had been
pulled up above her waist.
Det. Charles "Buddy" San


ghosts," he
said. "After
you get hit, all
you get is a
case number -
that's it,
they're gone.
These people
had come in
before. I was
sitting in the
office and the


Garcia


clerk said, 'They're back again.'
And I said, 'That's it. If they leave
the store, all I get is a case
number:'"
After confirming the checks were
fake and calling the Sheriff's
Office, he locked the front doors to
the store. The six people who had
cashed or tried to cash checks
became nervous, he said, and
started hiding checks and fake ID
cards throughout the store.


"I locked the
door and said,
'That's it.
You're not
leaving,'" he
said.
He was still
finding
discarded
evidence
around the
store Monday evening.


Deputies arrested Gerardo
Alvrenga, Salvador Cisneros, Paul
L. Flores, Adrian Garcia, Mario
Hernandez and Cuhatemoc
Serezedo. All were charged with
forgery, uttering and grand theft.
More charges are pending,
according to a press release from
the GCSO.
Muhammad said he's pleased
with the cooperation of the
Sheriff's Office, and that this time,


his "ghosts"
are behind
bars.
"I really
thank the
Gadsden
County
Sheriff's
Office,
because they Cisn
responded. Cisneros
Quick," he said.


Page 1


Marco was assigned as the lead
investigator in the case. After an
autopsy had been performed, the
medical examiner determined the
woman had been raped and died
as the result of 27 stab wounds to
her chest and back.
Barth lived with her sister and
suffered dementia, which caused
her to wander from home often.
Barth's sister reported her
missing around the same time she
was discovered dead in the
cemetery.
In 2006, SPPD Inv. Brenda


"When they brought -
him into the office and
told him who they were,
he just
confessed to everything."


Gadsden County Sheriff's Maj.
David Gainous



Stevenson resubmitted evidence
from the case to the Florida


Department of Law Enforcement.
FDLE investigators obtained a
DNA profile from the evidence
and submitted it to the Federal
Bureau of Investigation's
Combined DNA Index Systems
(CODIS) data bank.
The profile matched that of
Austin, who was convicted of
lewd and lascivious acts on a
child under 16 in 1990 in
Gadsden County.
St. Petersburg investigators
researched Austin and learned
that he lived directly across the


street from the cemetery where
the homicide occurred in 1976.
They learned that Austin had also
been arrested about one year after
the homicide for an attempted
sexual battery with a similar
method of operation as the assault
on Mary Barth. They also learned
he had been arrested for two
sexual offenses since the'
homicide.
St. Petersburg investigators then
obtained an arrest warrant for
Austin and drove to Quincy to
arrest him Monday.


"When they brought him into
the office and told him who they
were, he just confessed to:
everything," Gainous said.
Authorities say Austin also
"made statements implying his'
involvement in another St.
Petersburg murder that occurred?
four months before the Mary'
Barth case."
Austin was transported to the'
Gadsden County Jail and booked:
on the arrest warrant.
He will likely be tried in St.
Petersburg.


Commissioners delay action on proposed


development after citizens voice concerns


By BRIAN DEKLE
Times staff writer

Gadsden County
commissioners once again put
off a decision on whether to
approve a nearly 1,000-acre
development near.Gretna, after
Gadsden County citizens voiced
concerns over septic tank usage.
there.
Commissioners voted
unanimously Tuesday -to,
continue a quasi-judicial public
hearing on the matter Aug. 21.
The hearing relates to a proposed
development, Foxchase
Plantation, which is in its
conceptual phase of planning.
The item was tabled at an April
17 meeting.
Under the current conceptual
plan, Foxchase Plantation would
include 183 family lots between
two and 3.5 acres in size. Each
home would use a septic tank for
waste management, and citizens
have spoken against such a large
volume of -the potentially
hazardous tanks, which would be
near wetlands and land zoned for
conservation.
Several citizens and
government officials favored
connecting the proposed
development with city of Gretna
sewer lines, a move they say
would be better for the
environment and public health.
"We need to think now about
the impact septic systems will
have on groundwater," Antonio
Jefferson, Gretna city manager,
said. He added Gretna citizens
depend on a potable, water well,
which could become
contaminated by septic discharge
from the development.
"183 septic tanks have the
hazard of polluting by the runoff
of untreated nutrients and fecal
colliform," John Due, Gadsden
County landowner said.
Cindy D'Entremont, president
of the homeowners association at
the nearby Farms at Quincy
development, also said the septic
tanks would directly effect
residents in her subdivision. She
later admitted homes at the
Farms at Quincy also use septic
systems.
Despite citizen concerns,
Gadsden County Growth
Manager Bill McCord said in his
opinion, the Foxchase conceptual
plan septic tanks and all was
in compliance with the Gadsden
County Comprehensive Plan and
land use ordinances.
Still, citizens and government
officials said connecting the
homes with sewer lines in Gretna
was a more attractive option.
Skip Cook, a professional
engineer with the city of Gretna,
said Gretna's sewer system has
the capacity to accommodate the
development and welcomed talks


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with developers on the
possibility of utilizing such.
Jefferson concurred, saying,
while the city of Gretna doesn't
want to be a barrier to the
project, they want to make sure
developers explore the option of
connecting with Gretna's sewer
system before moving forward.
Charles Hargraves, a civil
engineer and project applicant
for the Foxchase development,
said connecting the development
to Gretna sewer lines would be
too expensive, thereby driving
up the cost of homes at the
development and making them a
difficult sell.
He added a soil analysis has
shown that only one area has
inappropriate soil for below-
ground septic systems, and plan
adjustments will be made to
accommodate this.
Hargraves also said the
development would not be a
consumptive user of
groundwater, as they will
connect to nearby central water
lines.
Rick Bateman, an attorney
representing Foxchase, said his
client will certainly talk with
Gretna and will do anything they
can to address concerns. He
added that septic systems at the
development are, however, in
compliance with current county
rules, according to McCord.
During deliberation,
Commissioner Eugene Lamb
said, "I still believe any time we
can get a sewer system in we
need to do it."
Commissioner Ed Dixon .
concurred, saying, "We need to
talk about how to make this a
better project, either through.
smaller lots or clustering."
Commissioner Doug Croley, a
strong advocate for the
environment in the area, said, "I
see this as a new day for the
people of Gadsden County. It's
time the citizens of this county
are not sold out for the sake of
growth." He added, however,
that. Gretna should expand its
infrastructure near the Interstate
and shouldn't bother with
economically unfeasible
projects.
In other business Tuesday:
-Corey Fleming, Tallahassee
Memorial Hospital
Administrator, said the Gadsden
County Urgent Care Center has
secured three new contracts with
insurance providers, which will
equal revenue enhancement.
SHe said they have employed
Jose Rodriuez of TMH to assist
Urgent Care with translating for
Spanish-speaking patients and
creating hospital documents in
Spnaish.
-Brad Day, a Gadsden County
community development
consultant, said Gadsden County


age


economic development entities -
the Chamber of Commerce, city
of Quincy, etc. need to unite to
show a sense of togetherness to
industries considering locating
here.
He added Gadsden County
needs to articulate a clear
incentive schedule, so
community development
officials can offer industries
incentives quickly and without
taking time to seek commission
approval for every incentive.
-Commissioners voted
unanimously to deny a request
by Teresa Bouie for a
subdivision exemption request.
-Commissioners voted
unanimously to approve a
$24,919 increase in the Sherriff's
Office budget.
- -Commissioners voted
unanimously to set the tentative
millage rate at 8.7495 nulls and
to schedule a public tentative
budget hearing for- Tuesday,
Sept. 11, 2007.


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aggressively or something along
those lines call your
veterinarian," Helm said.
In human bites as well as bites
to pets, immediate, thorough
irrigation of the bite should be
followed by a trip to the doctor or
the veterinarian, whichever is
called for.
Helm said this is the first rabies
case he has seen in Gadsden
County in years in wildlife, and
that he has never submitted a dog


or cat head that turned out to be
positive for rabies.
But that doesn't mean rabies
doesn't exist here, obviously -
just that the county is rural
enough to limit contact between
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The same goes for pets coming
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said.
"Because we are in a rural area
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he said. "But rabies is in our
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The Gadsden County Times July 19, 2007 3


LEGISLATORS from Page 1


medical station in Havana or a
firefighter training facility in
Midway.
Kottkamp praised the local
Legislative delegation Sen. Al
Lawson Jr., Reps. Curtis
Richardson, Marti Coley and
Loranne Ausley, who were all in
attendance.
Congressmen representing the
area U.S. Sens. Bill Nelson
and Mel Martinez and
Congressman Allen Boyd were
not able to attend but sent staff
members to address the
audience.
"Al Lawson is such a
gentleman, a seasoned
legislator," Kottkamp said.
"Curtis Richardson and Loranne
both were in my class. Marti
Coley is tremendous ... she's
going places in the Legislature.
She's very talented and very
dedicated to this district. They
really have a servant's heart. I
think it's important to.know you
are well represented in
Tallahassee."
Kottkamp lauded Gov. Charlie
Crist's initiative to launch an
anti-murder law that would
tighten restraints on repeat
violent offenders in ways that
would make it harder for them to
offend again. The Legislature
passed the act in the first week
of the session.
Originally from Indianapolis,
Kottkamp started his college
# career at Edison College in
southwest Florida, where he
served as editor of the student'
government newspaper. After
earning an associate of arts in
1982, he-went on to Florida State
University, earning a Bachelor of
Science degree in political
science before continuing on to
the University of Florida's
College of Law, where he
received his Juris Doctor degree


in 1987.
He first ran for office in 2000'
and was elected to the Florida
House of Representatives. He
was re-elected in 2002 and 2004.
During his time in the
Legislature he served as deputy
majority whip and as a member
of the American Legislative
Exchange Council's Task Force
on Civil Justice.
He also sponsored the Marvin
Davies Civil Rights Act of 2003,
a bill that provided the attorney
general's office with the
authority to take action when a
pattern of practice of
discrimination has occurred.
During the recent session, he
supported legislation aimed at
improving education, children's
welfare and the environment.
"Our ultimate goal has to be to
make the Florida Education
system the gold standard," he
said. "It's now becoming a
global marketplace. One of the
goals of the governor was to put
reading coaches in each school.
We're getting there ... we also
need better pay for educators.
We have to continue our goal of'
providing quality education for
our children."
Crist also created the Office of
Adoption and Child Protection,
Kottkamp said, with the goal of
shortening endless waiting lists
for foster children to get into
permanent homes.
And he defended increases in
property taxes as a way to
jumpstart the economy.
"Some parts of the state are
hurting more than others, but
frankly, we had to do something,
to look down the road and say,.
'Floridians are going to be able
to have the American dream, to
have a home of their own.' When
taxes go up, houses get.bought
and sold, the economy gets


moving."
Pointing to the link between
Florida's environmental health
and its economy, Kottkamp said
he and Crist are committed to
preserving and conserving the
state's .sensitive environmental
areas.
"Almost 80 million people visit
Florida every year and almost 19
million live here. They won't
come if the environment is
allowed to deteriorate," he said.
"We cannot ignore that link
between the economy .and the
environment, and we won't."
Lawson, in his 26th year as a
legislator, worked with other
legislators to insure funding for
Florida Forever, an organization
tasked with protecting Florida's
environment.
"We have to think about the
future of Florida and the future
of our.children," he said. "I'm
committed to protecting
sensitive areas, particularly
SApalachicola Bay. We need
Apalachicola to continue to be
the No. 1 oyster-producing site
in the world."
And Richardson said he
attributed much of his success to
the time he spent in Gadsden
County as a school psychiatrist.
"They say you find .your niche
in life, and I think working for
the Legislature was mine," said
Richardson, who is term, limited.
"Last year in particular we saw
record amounts of money come
into Gadsden County from the
Legislature. This county has
some tremendous strengths. but
some challenges as well -
infrastructure, schools, although
the superintendent is doing a
phenomenal job of getting our
schools turned around Gadsden
County is on the move, and if
you don't know it, you need to
come here. and see it."


Doolin: County is 'better off'


By LESLIE ROBERTS
Times News Editor

Gadsden County lobbyist
Chris Doolm said Tuesday that
residents here will be better off
thanks to the funding approved
during the 2007 Legislative
session.
"Overall. the public in
Gadsden County is better off
after this session," he said
during Tuesday's Gadsden
County legislative delegation
appreciation breakfast. "You
were treated well. \ou were
blessed and I don't know what
else you could ask for. Your
county has a great legislative
representation ... they will
fight on your behalf to the very.
very end. Gadsden County is
special. It has a special history,
it has special communities, and
it has special problems."
One of the county's most
pressing problems, renovation
of an inadequate and
overcrowded jail, was not
funded during the spring
session.
Here's how Gadsden County
made out m other areas by the
end of the 2007 Legislauve
session.
The following projects were
funded:
$250,000 to support the
Gadsden Countr water/sever
infrastructure.
$250.000 to support the City
of Gretna wastewater plant
expansion and improvement.
$400,000 to fund courthouse
renovations.
* Roughly $730,000 for pre-
tnal detention costs for
juveniles.
4.113,786 in revenue
sharing funding through the
ordinary distribution, the
emergency distribution and the
fiscally constrained revenue


Gadsden Count) lobbyist Chris Doolin speaks at
legislative breakfast Tuesday morning.


sharing programs during fiscal
year 2007-2008.
* Five Florida Recreation
Development Assistance
Program (FRDAP) grants
totaling $1 million. One park in
each of the county's file
municipalities wdil receive
$200,000.
* $188,000 in funding for the


county solid "vaste and
recycling program.
* $835.728 for a road project
on Hanna Mill Pond Road from
Counrt Road 268A to County
Road 270.
$26 million for resurfacing
Interstate 10 from west of State
Road 267 (Pat Thomas
Parkway) to west of U.S. 90.


Program sign-up for restoration of hurricane-damaged forests resumes


fSign-up for the Emergency
Forestry Conservation -Reserve
Program (EFCRP) resumes Aug.
6, 2007, announced Kevin L.
Kelley, state executive director
of the USDA's Farm Service
Agency (FSA) in Florida.
The EFCRP program helps
landowners and operators restore
and enhance the approximate 5.6
million acres of forestland
damaged by the hurricanes of
2005.
Local Farm Service Agency
(FSA) offices will accept offers
for enrollment in the program
beginning Aug. 6,. 2007, and


ending Dec. 31, 2007.
In Florida, 36 counties recei\ ed
disaster designations as a result
of damage caused by Hurricanes
Dennis, Katrina and Wilma.
Those counties are: Bay,
Brevard, Broward, Calhoun,
Charlotte, Collier, Dixie,
Escambia, Franklin, Gadsden,
Glades, Gulf, Hardee, Hendry,
Highlands, Holmes, Indian
River, Jackson, Jefferson, Lee,
Leon, Levy, Liberty, Martin,
Miami-Dade, Monroe, Okaloosa,
Okeechobee, Palm Beach,, St.
Lucie, Santa Rosa,, Sarasota,
Taylor, Wakulla, Walton, and


LEGAL NOTICE

THE SCHOOL BOARD OF GADSDEN COUNTY,
FLORIDA, announces a special board meeting and its
regularly scheduled Board meeting, to which all inter-
ested persons are invited.

Date: Thesday, July 24, 2007
Special Board Meeting Regular Board Meeting
Time: 2:00 P.M. 6:00 P.M.

Place: School.Board Meeting Room
Max D. Walker School Administration Building
35 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Quincy, Florida

PURPOSE:
Special Board Meeting For Board members to conduct a walk-
through of the new West Gadsden High School facility, discuss
any other business as may be ready for consideration.

Regular Board Meeting To. ratify payment of bills, consider per-
sonnel actions, consider bids and quotations, consider and/or act
on proposal and/or adoption of Administrative Rules and such
other business as may be ready for consideration.
A copy of this agenda may be obtained by writing to, or otherwise con-.
tacting: The School Board of Gadsden County, Florida, Attention: Mr.
Reginald C. James, Superintendent of Schools, 35 Martin Luther King,
Jr. Blvd., Quincy, Florida 32351.
Notice is hereby given that if a person decides to appeal any decision
made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at the meet-
ing, he will need a record of the proceedings, and for such purpose he
may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings are made,
which records would include the testimony and evidence upon which
the appeal is to be based.

Dated this 16"d day of July, 2007 A.D.
THE SCHOOL BOARD OF GADSDEN COUNTY, FLORIDA
/s/ Reginald C. James
Superintendent of Schools


07/19/07c


Washington.
"Almost two years after the
devastating 2005 hurricane
season, some forests are still in
need of restoration," Kelley said.
"Extending the sign-up -period
for the Emergency Forestry
Conservation Reserve Program
will help landowners reestablish
stands of trees to prevent further
damage and to help improve the
land's wildlife habitat, water and
air quality."
Trees planted under an EFCRP
partnership help reduce flood
effects,. protect water sources,.
decrease soil erosion and
improve wildlife habitat. To be
eligible, in general, a producer
must have experienced at least a
35 percent loss to merchantable
timber on private, non-ifidustrial
forestland. The loss must relate.


directly to one of the calendar
year 2005 hurricanes.
EFCRP participants can receive
up to 50 percent cost-share
assistance to prepare sites and
replant or restore tree stands, and
they can also receive either 10
years of annual.rental payments
or a lump sum rental payment.
Tree loss must have occurred in
one of 261 counties receiving
presidential or secretarial
primary disaster designations
attributed to 2005 hurricanes
Dennis, Katrina, Ophelia, Rita or
Wilma in Alabama, Florida,
Louisiana, Mississippi, North
Carolina, and Texas. Loss
assistance is unavailable in
contiguous counties that have
not themselves been designated
as disaster counties.
A list of eligible counties is


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also available in the "Counties
Eligible foi:2005
Crop and Livestock Hurricane
Assistance Programs" fact sheet
found online at:
http://www.fsa.usda.gov/Intem
et/FSA_File/hurrcounties06.pdf.
This is the second time USDA
has conducted a signup for this
program, with its first signup
held last year following the
enactment of the Emergency
Supplemental Appropriations
Act for Defense,.the Global War
on Terror and Hurricane
Recovery 2006, Public Law
(P.L.) 109-234. Congress
originally authorized the EFCRP,
under P.L. 109-148, as a pilot
program to be operated during
calendar year 2006. The U.S.
Troop Readiness, Veterans' Care,
Katrina Recovery, and Iraq
Accountability Appropriations
Act, 2007, P.L. 110-28, signed
by President Bush on May 25,
2007, removed the calendar year
.restriction paving the way for
this latest signup.
FSA will rank offers based on
the potential to prevent soil
erosion, improve water quality,
restore wildlife habitat and
mitigate economic loss caused
by hurricanes, and other factors.
Those rankings will be based on


evaluations performed by
foresters. The, ranking of offers
are scheduled to occur quarterly.
Eligible offers not selected
during a ranking period will
rollover to subsequent ranking
periodss.
After offer evaluation and'
acceptance, a forester will work
with the landowner to develop a
conservation plan. Enrolled land
will remain under contract with
USDA's Commodity Credit
Corporation (CCC) for 10 years.
Participants will receive '50
percent cost-share assistance and
may select either a lump sum
rental payment or 10 annual
rental payments. However, they
may not harvest standing timber
from enrolled land during the
term of the contract period,
except when CCC permits it as
part of normal forestland
maintenance.
Acreage enrolled in Emergency
Forestry Conservation Reserve
Program does not count toward
the per-county number of acres
eligible for the Conservation
Reserve Program (CRP) or
CRP's maximum acreage
enrollment authority.
A fact sheet with additional
program information is available
by visiting a local FSA.


All-Stars concert set to


benefit Big Bend Hospice


Country Music Hall of Fame
fiddler Bobby Hicks headlines a
local all-star line-up for a
bluegrass benefit concert Friday,
August 3, 2007, 8:00 pm at the
American Legion Hall. Also
appearing are Dale Benton, Tom
Bevis, Mimi Hearn, Tom & Janie
Roberts, Dave Schrenk, Gordon
& Jane Scott, Fred Slack, Mike
Snelling, Rick Stone and Max
Tillman. General admission
tickets go on sale Monday, July 9
and are available at the Big Bend
Hospice office located at 1723
Mahan Center Blvd.; Ray Wiley
Guitars at 1706-1 Capital Circle
NE; and ArtisTree at 1355
Market Street. Ticket price is
$12. Limited reserve seating in
available; a table seats 9 people,
price is $200. To reserve a table
call 701-1341. Net proceeds will
benefit Big Bend Hospice in their
mission to provide compassionate


care, comfort and hope to patients
and their families facing a life
limiting illness.
Local organizer Tom Roberts
brought the benefit concert idea
to Big Bend Hospice as a way to
give back to an organization he
has seen "provide excellent care
to people at a time when they
need it most." Ever 'since
Roberts' former band Pickin'
Point met Bobby Hicks in
Nashville, Tom envisioned
bringing world-class bluegrass
musician Hicks to a Tallahassee
stage. Bobby Hicks played with
legend Bill Monroe for twenty
years and enjoyed further success
with the Ricky Scaggs Band. He
celebrated fifty years of playing
on the Grand Ole Opry stage in
2004.
For more information, please
contact Laura Glenn at 701-1341
or laurag@bigbendhospice.org.








4. The Gadsden County Times July 19,2007

-* pinions Columns Letters to the Editor
tCre ^absitseer (aouriitt- Pine



EditornIl Page
A free exchange of ideas is necessary for good gov-ernirnlent and good cornarluniities.





his ust In


by Leslie. Roberts,
News Editor



The lunacy of an inadequate lockup

The irony of it all hit me head-on But that's all the sheriff got this year. we will have to try to remove. They "I am having to hire people who are not Young said. "We still have a lot of open
Tuesday afternoon. And last year. And once again the jail, (commissioners) have known for years qualified to work at the jail," Sheriff warrants we need to serve, there is still
I'd spent a good two days trying to keep which is so overcrowded inmates are that jail has been a hellhole." Young said. "The reason for that is that a crime in Gadsden County Ijust refuse as
up with news generated by the Gadsden forced to sleep on the floor, got no funding Gee thinks commissioners ought to corrections technician's salary is $19,000. sheriff to sit back and let crime happen."
County Sheriff's Office a drug arrest from the Legislature, despite the fact that revisit the idea of a partnership with A certified corrections officer salary is I remember when the local hospital
here, a wanted murderer arrest there, scam Young has lobbied both the Gadsden nearby rural counties that could bring $23,000. We are graduating a class (of closed, and the resulting problems that
artists captured in between and a bevy of County Commission and the Legislature about a regional correctional center with corrections officers) from East Gadsden occurred, chief among them frequent
domestic violence calls, car wrecks and 'for that since he took office. the funding to run it and keep it High School and I can't even hire them. ambulance runs to Tallahassee because
shoplifting reports along the way. What's brewing with the current maintained. They're starting out at $30,000 a year." there was no place in the county to take
Tuesday morning, I attended the second dilapidated, overcrowded condition of the Oh, and the trained staff. Meanwhile, County Commissioners' seriously ill or injured. Or the not-so-
annual Gadsden County legislative jail and the sheriff's limited budget is "We could do that. And they need to go plans to cope with the problem include seriously ill or injured. Gadsden County
delegation appreciation breakfast, a two- nothing short of catastrophic. ahead and make a loan if that's what they cutting $10,000 for jail building ambulances became our hospital on
hour affair during which public service Nancy Gee, charged with writing grants need to do to get the jail fixed. There is maintenance in the proposed 2008 budget, wheels. At great cost to the county, I
officials got a chance to thank state and for the Sheriffs Office, once worked in USDA facilities program funding from $50,000 annually to $40,000. might add.
federal representatives for the funding they the same capacity for the county. Her available," she said. "We are putting a lot of people down The county has worked diligently to
were able to bring to the county for a belief is that the Sheriff's Office has been Sheriff Young detailed in a letter to the there in harm's way," Young said. "Food remedy that problem, and is now owner of
variety of projects, pushed to the back burner with editor last week the kinds of challenges he and medical costs are eating up the budget. the hospital building. We will have a
Thankfully, the county did receive an commissioners expecting it to continue faces: Unprecedented growth in the Deputies this year have done a good job. hospital again, particularly important in a
impressive amount of funding from the performing the tremendous and, at times, county. In 2006, deputies responded to These deputies I tell them to go out and rural county where many have limited
Legislature this year for a variety of local life-threatening task of keeping law and 64,099 calls; so far this year, they've gone work and work and we'll get the funding, access to transportation to begin with.
projects. order in the county without adequate out on 39,006 calls. That's 23 deputies If you've noticed, we haven't had a If not having a local hospital caused so
During a discussion of that, the special funding or facilities to do so. doing the work, by the way. homicide in this county since October." many problems in terms of residents'
guest speaker, Lt. Gov. Jeff Kottkamp, "Whatever the County Commission There are currently 4,600 open warrants Meanwhile, all that effort to take health and welfare, imagine what a
looked straight at Gadsden County Sheriff makes a priority, that's where the money for arrest in Gadsden County. From criminals particularly violent ones off Gadsden County without ajail would look
Morris Young and said, "We appreciate goes," Gee said. "Where we're headed is, October 2006 to June of this year, 2,658 Gadsden County streets has the jail ell like.
all the work you do." if we don't get the money for that jail, we were booked into the jail. over capacity. There are not enough "atta boys" in the
Which was nice of him to say and a are going to be sued, and it's just going to It's a maddening problem that has "I'm thinking the Justice Department is world to make that scenario a tolerable
well-deserved pat on the back. be another spot on Gadsden County that graduated to crisis status. going to come in and shut us down," one.


'luninker down

with

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


One neighbor thought


she had died!


It's like them swallows returning to San
Juan Capistrano. Only it's worse..We've got
two grandkids now! Cathy has left me
widowed for the summer. It is so predictable..
She starts loading the car "one piece at a
time" just a few days after Easter. The thing
that is beginning to nag onme a little is she
seems so happy to be leaving me!
Someone at church noticed that this
arrangement defied normal logic, "You mean
you let your wife go off to Tennessee all by.
herself for two weeks or three weeks or
however long?"
Let her go? Let her go! I don't remember
voting! If there was any discussion it was
short and sweet. And rather one sided.
Cathy takes this "summer vacation" thing a
little past the limit. Andlisten, I'm all for
getting away from time to time. An occasional
R & R helps to calm the soul and recharge the
batteries. A change of scenery never hurt
anyone. But isn't there a song out there
somewhere about too much of a good
thing ......
Cathy finished with her school chores on a
Thursday. She left to spend time with "her
grandson" the very next day. Naturally my
schedule doesn't coincide with hers. And I
certainly couldn't go anywhere for an
extended period of time. I was yelling after
her as she backed out of the driveway, "Luke
is my grandson too!"
And then I remembered she left me
foodless. Dang it! The first rule of being left
behind is to get her to fix a big dish of lasagna
or a sausage casserole or some chicken
spaghetti...... anything that I can just warm up
in the microwave. She was in such an all fire
hurry to get her hands on Luke I reckon she
plumb forgot that I've got to eat too.
I ran out of peanut butter on the third day. I
found some cheese but there were no
crackers. There was a half a pack of
hamburger buns but all I could find to put on
them was some dill pickles. I let the bananas
go bad. I know they are good for you but I
prefer chocolate covered Hostess Cupcakes.
She did leave a half a head of lettuce in the
crisper; which, of course, did me no good at
all.
I know what you are thinking. He is a big
boy. Why doesn't he just go out and buy
some food and cook for himself? Listen,
that's too much trouble. Once, when Cathy
was sick, I spent an hour and fifteen minutes
in the grocery store looking for a can of
minestrone soup.
There are some advantages to being home
alone. Hank gets to come inside. Cathy loves
that big ole dog as much as I do. She just
Prefers that he stays outside. I let him sit up on
the couch and watch t. v. with me. I
discovered this side attachment to the vacuum
cleaner that lets me get the hairs up before
Cathy returns.
Hank is not the smartest dog I've ever been
around. But he don't complain much. And he
likes the Golf Channel. And he knows not to


bark, growl or make a sound when Cathy calls
to check on me.
I picked the little green stuff off the bread
and ate the last end piece. "Hank, we're going
to have to do something about the food in this
house." He looked up and grinned. It was if
he had counted the eighty-seven cans of Alpo
stacked in the cupboard. We both pondered
on that revelation in silence. About the time it
was sinking in that Cathy had left the crazy
dog in better shape than me, Hank grinned
again!
By the middle of the second week I realized
I had to wash some clothes. Cathy puts them
in piles and I believe washes certain things
with certain things. I'm not exactly sure how
it works. Maybe she washes her clothes
separately from mine. I just put everything
that's dirty in the washer and turn it on. I
don't fool with wrinkle free or permanent
press or delicate cycles. Everything I own is
normal and I just turn the knob to that, pour in
a cup and a half of Tide and about the same
amount of Clorox and let her rip!
She returned the first week of July. And
didn't.say a word about the weight I had lost.
She smelled around in the den and asked if
Hank had been in the house! And she laughed
out loud about the pinkish blue colors that
somehow got stained into my white
underwear.
She started loading the car right after the
Fourth of July. I didn't even have to ask. "I've
got to check on Addison." She was putting a
rubber floatation device, a Raggedy Anne doll
and a swing set in the back seat. "We don't
want her growing up not knowing her
Nonnie."
"Yes dear." There was no use to reason,
discuss or even think about trying to change
her mind. "But if you have time, do you
reckon you could whip me up some lasagna
or maybe a meatloaf before you go?"
Hank and I are doing alright. He likes the
lasagna a little better than the meatloaf. For
me, it is the other way around. I've got some
fresh buns, and listen, you can't beat a
meatloaf sandwich! The Golf Channel has a
tournament on just about every night. It is
Rough and Rowdy Western month on the
Hallmark Channel. And I've got the DVD of
"Bingo Long and the Traveling All Stars and
Motor Kings".
We are faring a little better this time around.
And I think with just a few more washings I
can get the pink out my underwear.
So don't worry about me and ole Hank.
We're both adaptable. He hasn't offered me
any Alpo and I'm not sharing anymore
meatloaf sandwiches with him. He did bring
up a rather disturbing point last night. They
were talking about Tiger Wood's new baby
and Hank looked over at me and I could tell
exactly what he was thinking, "What are you
going to do if one of the boys 'bless us' with
another grandchild......"
Respectfully,
Kes


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Editor

Editor;

On July 6, the Gadsden Arts Center, along with
Gadsden's Supervisor of Elections Shirley Knight and
the Gadsden County Commission, held a luncheon
to honor Secretary of State Kurt S. Browning.
Secretary Browning is also head of the Division of
Cultural Affairs, and he spent some time addressing
the tremendous economic impact of cultural tourism.
He noted that visitors who come for cultural or
historical visits stay, on average, a day longer and
spend 18 percent more money than tourists who
come for entertainment or leisure.
This is great news; we don't need a zoo, an
aquarium or theme parks. We just need to continue
to support the arts and historic preservation. Gadsden
Arts Center was proud to have Secretary Browning
visit our beautiful center, and we are proud of the
significant role we play in our local and state
economy.

Tricia Collins,
Executive Director

Gadsden Arts Center
13 N. Madison St.
Quincy, FL 32351
850-875-4866
triciacollins@gadsdenarts.org

Editor;

Would someone please tell me what was the
country doing for the last 20 years with our tax
dollars at 10 mills before this commission got here?
All of the money in the Budget before the last two or
three years was used up and sometimes the county
even had to borrow money and they didn't do any
positive things for this county. This county
commission has had to dean up the mess left by
previous commissions, first of all we wouldn't have to
pay professionals to come in and dean up the books
and departments if the previous commissions had
done their jobs. Don't get me wrong we.need
professionals to look after our tax dollars, but these
pros found new funding sources, leaned up
departments, leaned up buddy-buddy contracting
established rules that apply to everyone, and bottom
line just followed the laws of the State of Florida.
This county still has improvements to make so let's
work together. It cost more to hire a knee specialist.
We have some commissioners that their soul purpose
is not to elevate the county, but to facilitate
segregation and put down economic prosperity.
This county is winning the Triple Crown;
Kentucky Derby (Winning Libraries), Preakness
(Winning Fire Stations and Road Paving), Belmont
Stakes (Winning GSTAR job for youths and Boys
and Girl Clubs). Now we have to work on our jail,
schools, and city governments. We were once known
for aids, high blood pressure, and diabetes now we
are known as a winning county, running sewer lines,
getting grants, state and federal funding and inviting
those individuals to our county that will be able to
help move our county forward is what we are getting
now. Please help us all to move forward together
either get on board or get out of the way because we
are no longer a sleeping giant!

Sam Watkins


Mimosa is )

an invasive

tree

by Theresa Friday
The mimosa tree, or silktree, has
been grqwnwin Florida for many -,
years because of its fragrant, showy
pink flowers and feathery, fern-like
foliage.
Mimosa is actually native to Asia.
It was first introduced into the U.S.
in 1745 by Andre Michaux. From
its first foothold near Charleston,
South Carolina, it has flourished
throughout the eastern and
southwestern United States and is
widespread throughout Northwest
Florida.
Mimosa flowers are like
powderpiffs and are undeniably
pretty. Many people have fond
childhood memories of climbing
mimosas or playing with the
long,flat beanpods. But, there are
several reasons not to plant them.
They are weedy, short-lived,
disease-prone, messy, produce
prodigious amounts of seed, drip
sap, and aggravate allergies.
But the most important reason not
to plant or keep mimosas is that this
tree is a non-native invasive
species--it has a bad habit of taking
over nativeFlorida landscapes. It is g
considered an invasive weed by the
Southeast Exotic Pest Plant
Council, the Georgia Exotic Pest
Plant Council, the Florida Exotic
Pest Plant Council, The U.S. Forest
Service, The National Park Service
and the University of Florida.
Mimosa trees take advantage of
sunny areas, growing up to forty
feet tall.
They are an ecological threat
because they can grow in a variety
of soils, produce large seed crops,
and resprout when damaged. They
are strong competitors to native
trees and shrubs in open areas or
forest edges. Dense stands of
mimosa severely reduce the.
sunlight and nutrients available for
other plants.
Mimosa spreads by both sprouts
and by seed. Seeds have
impermeable seed coats that allow
them to remain dormant for many
years. One study showed that 90%
of the seeds were viable after five
years and, for another species of
mimosa, a third of its seeds
germinated after 50 years in open
storage.
Seeds are mostly dispersed below
or around the parent plant, but can
be dispersed further by water.
To set an example of good
environmental stewardship and to
preserve our natural history,
consider removing these plants
from landscapes and encourage
others to do the same.
Removing non-native invasive
plants from private property can
eliminate a major source of
invasion into our natural areas.
Removal of these plants may seem
a sacrifice for the property owner,
but this loss can be a short-term
problem. The removal of a mimosa
will have a long-term, far-reaching
benefit to Florida's natural areas.







The Gadsden County Times July 19,2007 5




Marshall Street raid nets suspect, pot, cash


25-year-old charged with possession,

sale, maintaining a drug house


By LESLIE ROBERTS
Times News Editor

Quincy Police seized mari-
juana, cash, bullets and drug
paraphernalia Tuesday during a
raid of a house on Marshall
Street.
Investigators charged
Jamichael Tennell Moye, 25,
with possession of marijuana,
the sale of marijuana, posses-
sion of drug paraphernalia and

a drug
house.
"We are
trying to get
the drugs,
and we are
going to get
the drugs,"
said Quincy Moye
Police Chief
Gerald McSwain.
Investigators obtained a
search warrant after Moye
bought marijuana from an
undercover source. When they
served the warrant at 11 a.m.
July 17, they seized $3,050,
scales, 9mm bullets and two
plastic bags containing around a
pound and, a half of marijuana.
They also recovered a large duf-
fel bag with marijuana residue.
'The bag had tags indicating it
had been through either an air-


/ Got a tip for police?
Call 627-7111 or 544-
2786, or Big Bend
Crimestoppers at (850)
574-TIPS (847')

port or a bus station.
The street value of marijuana
is around $1,000 per pound.
"This was a raid conducted
by our narcotics task force at
221 North Marshall St.,"
McSwain said. "The marijuana
is packed tight you can see
this was an operation. You've
got your scales, your plastic
bags. We didn't find a firearm
with all these bullets these are
some pretty powerful
weapons."
Inv. Clarence Pearson said
officers also found 200-pound
lock boxes in the house' and
other duffel bags believed to
have been used to transport and
store the marijuana.
"This is part of an organiza-
tion in the Shaw Quarters com-
munity," Pearson said. "They
supply Gadsden County and
also the Big Bend area with
drugs. The arrest today he's a
big-time guy. He had a rank -
chief lieutenant."
McSwain said other, smaller
drug arrests have been made,


Quincy Police Chief Gerald McSwain, Inv. Clarence Pearson and Capt. Ridgeway Stone display drugs, paraphernalia and cash
seized in a raid Tuesday on Marshall Street. (Photo by Leslie Roberts)


but he chose to publicize
Tuesday's arrest to let the com-
munity know that a) there is sig-
nificant drug activity in town
and b) the police department is
aggressive about curbing it.
"We want the community to


know this operation was in the
community and that we took
care of it," he said.
"There will be more arrests
to follow."
Pearson asked that anyone
noticing suspicious activity to


call 627-7111 or 544-2786.
"We want people to feel free
to call. If they're worried about
leaving their names, they don't
have to," McSwain said. "It's
dangerous now people are
concerned about themselves


and their families. They can call
and not leave their names and
they can also call
Crimestoppers."
Big Bend Crimestoppers can
be reached by calling (850)
574-TIPS (8477).


Gadsden inmate gives birth to baby boy at jail


By LESLIE ROBERTS
Times News Editor

When the head count inside
the Gadsden County Jail
increased by one Friday morn-
ing, it was not the result of any.
cell doors opening or closing.
Instead, the new arrival was a
smallish baby boy, delivered


inside the jail by inmate Carolyn
Dickens.
Dickens, 32, was being held
at the jail after being arrested
July 7 for violation of communi-
ty control and a writ of attach-
ment.
She did not disclose, and pos-
sibly was not even aware,
according to Inv. Ulysses


Jenkins, that she was pregnant at
the time of her arrest.
Jail nurses and detention staff
helped care for Dickens and the
baby soon after it was discovered
,the child had been born, around
9:40 a.m. July 13.
Dickens and her premature
bab. boy were taken. ,to
Tallahassee Memorial Hospital,


where the baby remains in the
neo-natal intensive care unit.
Dickens had not stood trial
nor been sentenced. Because of
that, Jenkins said, she was'
released on her own recogni-
zance due to the medical emer-
gency.
"She was not a threat to soci-
ety and her charges were not


severe, coupled with the medical
emergency, which was a factor in
her release," Gadsden County
Sheriff Morris Young said. "It's
more important that she be avail-
able to the baby and that the baby
get well. There is still a humani-
ty issue, even with inmates, and
we wish her and her new baby
boy the best of health."


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Drug suspect takes the plunge before arrest


Gadsden County Sheriff's
officers arrested a 23-year-old
Gretna man July 11 after he led
authorities on a chase that
ended in an above-ground pool.
Arrested was 23 year-old
Ricardo Delakendrick Baker of
Gretna on charges of selling
drugs in the Sawdust
Community.
The Vice and Narcotics Unit
was in the area of Pine Cone


Street in
Sa w dust t
when inves-
tigators -
noticed that
Baker, who
was wanted
for violation B
Baker
of probation,
and another subject ran at the
sight of law enforcement.
Investigators then began a foot


pursuit of Baker, who was hid-
ing behind a house on Pine
Cone Street.
Lt. Jim Corder began to pur-
sue Baker across the street
behind another house. As the
two entered the backyard, Baker
jumped into an above-ground
pool in an apparent attempt to
dispose of his drugs. Lt.
Corder, in hot foot pursuit,
entered directly' behind him,


apprehending Baker and seizing
the drugs.
Baker was charged with
resisting arrest without vio-
lence, possession of cocaine
with intent to distribute, posses-
sion of crack cocaine with
intent to distribute" and a war-
rant for violation of probation.
Baker also had in his possession
$420 that was seized with the
drugs.


Gadsden County Sheriffs Office arrest report


Kenny Oliver, possession of
cocaine and possession of drug
paraphernalia; James Woodruff,
possession of controlled sub-
stance with intent to sell;
Jameel Tucker, grand theft;.
Charleston Young, burglary of
conveyance and grand theft;
Benjamin Dexter, VOP/posses-


sion of cocaine; Micheal
Anthony, Violation Of
Probation/possession of con-.
trolled substance; Rodney
Smith, VOP/felony battery;
Teddrick Sailor, grand theft by
PWBC; Alejandro Mendoza,
aggravated battery with deadly
weapon; George Johnson,


VOP/dealing in stolen proper-
ty; Micheal Washington,
VOP/grand theft, dealing in
stolen property; Christopher
Miranda, VOP/possession of
marijuana; Ra'Shurra Hughes,
aggravated domestic battery;
Christopher Mitchem,' posses-
sion of marijuana in a detention


facility and introduction of con-
traband in a detention facility;
Ricardo Baker, VOP/pos sod
marijuana (less than 20 grams),
possession of crack cocaine
with intent to sale, resisting
arrest without violence and
possession of cocaine with
intent to sale.


Winter flnimal Tfospital welcomes Dr,

T era Ward Winters as -6ssociate

Ueterinarian starting July 30th, 2007,

SDr, Winters graduated from the

SUniversity of lorida College of

Veterinary Medicine with honors in

S1996, She has provided veterinary

",,:. -; services to Uallahasseans for over 10

ears. Winter animal ffospital is located just 5 miles north of

Capital Circle on US 27 (Eonroe Street), convenient to Dr,

Winters' west side clientele, We are pleased to welcome her

aboard and look forward to continuing to serve Tallahassee and

ffavana area families,


Quincy Police Department arrest report


Betty Lodman, aggravated
domestic battery and aggravated
domestic assault; Halimr Nayef,
warrant/battery and
warrant/failure to appear, sell,
barter, deliver tobacco to a per-
son under age; Obrien Dubose,
warrant/ possession of cannabis
with intent to sell, sale of
cannabis within 20 feet of public
housing; Camillia Spencer, war-
rant/throwing deadly missile


into a building, criminal mis-
chief; Harry Dubose, disorderly
conduct; Willie Robinson, disor-
derly conduct; Corenthis
Montez, domestic battery and
resisting an officer with vio-
lence; Rodney Smith,
warrant/possession of cocaine
with the intent to sale, sale of
controlled substance within
1000 feet of church, possession
of drug paraphernalia and main-


training a drug house; Michael
Wynn, possession of drug para-
phernalia; James Sizemore,
domestic battery; Shirley
Francis, aggravated domestic
battery; Carolyn Dickens, war-
rant/violation of community
control and warrant/writ of
attachment; Johnny Green, war-
rant/petit theft and
warrant/failed to complete con-
ditions of probation.


Holiday crashes kill 31 in Florida


31 people were killed in
crashes investigated by Florida
Highway Patrol troopers over
the six-day July 4th holiday
driving period, which began
July 3 and ended July 8, 2007.
During this period, troopers
charged 167 people with driv-
ing under the influence; issued


7,589 speeding citations; issued
1,426 seatbelt and child
restraint citations; and assisted
4,225 motorists on Florida's
highways. The Florida
Highway Patrol again partici-
pated in Operation C.A.R.E.
(Combined Accident
Reduction Effort), a national


program aimed at reducing the
number of traffic crashes on
interstate highways during hol-
iday periods. During the offi-
cial holiday driving period
(Tuesday, July 3, through
Sunday July 8, 2007), the
Florida Highway Patrol investi-
gated 2,270 collisions.


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6 The Gadsden County Times July 19, 2007




Saving Lake Talquin



Group hopes to save area from mismanaged growth W


By BRIAN DEKLE
Times staff writer

Some concerned citizens
have begun a crusade against
mismanaged growth near Lake
Talquin, hoping to keep the lake
and its waters beyond clean and
environmentally sound.
"Friends of Lake Talquin"
was recently organized in
response to a Gadsden County
plan for massive growth near
Lake Talquin. The county said
as many as 5,000 homes could
be moved into the area in the
coming years as a result of its
zoning plans there.
Ed Allen, group member,
said Friends of Lake Talquin is
not against growth but wants to
monitor growth to make sure it
is implemented in an environ-
mentally friendly manner and is
generally managed properly.
"We're just concerned citi-'
zens who are concerned about
the lake and what the end result
(of growth) is going to be not
particularly in- my lifetime, but
down the road for our: kids and
grandkids," Allen said.
"For some reason, someone
said, .'grow every place you


V Read next week's Gadsden County

Times for an in-depth analysis of the
possible environmental impacts growth

may yield at Lake Talquin.


can,' and that's what's happen-
ing out there. It's got to be man-
aged correctly. Right now the
management team at Gadsden
County is just getting everything
hostile 'Any houses, any
place, anywhere.' It's just not
growth management."
Friends of Lake Talquin
members recently began review-
ing already-issued building per-
mits near Lake Talquin and
determined that each building
project will yield a septic tank,
which can discharge its waste
into the soil and aquifer, into the
lake and eventually into the
Ochlocknee River and the Gulf
of Mexico.
"We got to looking at the per-
mits that have already been
issued, and said, 'Well every one
of those is a septic tank draining
down into the aquifer, draining
down into the lake.' So some of


us got together and decided we
need to form a group to find out,
number one, if they're obeying
the law and keep track of what's
going on, because we've.
ignored politics and we're hop-
ing that checks and balaiices are
in line. And, come to find out,
they're not," Allen said.
Group members are also con-
cerned about a sand pit and
asphalt holding area near Lake.
Talquin. Allen said the sand pit
and asphalt holding areas are
just 300 yards from Ocklawaha
Creek, which eventually drains
into Lake Talquin, making the
lake susceptible to environmen-
tally damaging discharge from
these locations.
Allen said according to the
Environmental Protection
Agency, the sandpit includes
324 acres in use, but according
to Gadsden County


Commissioners, all that has
been approved for use is 19.5
acres.
He added according to the
Florida Department of
Transportation, the sand pit and
asphalt holding areas do not
have an exit or entrance drive-
way available, so they're
"pulling onto the highway with-
out any permits."
The asphalt holding area sits
on Agriculture 3 zoned land, and
no permits have been issued for
the facility since 1994, accord-
ing to Allen. In 1994, he said,
the facility was classified as just
a "temporary asphalt plant."
Regardless of personal pas-
sions within the group about
these and other environmental
issues near Lake Talquin, Allen
said it all equals pollution.
Pollution, he added, affects
more than just Gadsden County
residents.
"We have different opinions
within our group. Some people
think the sand pit is worse, other
people think the septic tanks are
worse, but in essence it's all bad
for Lake Talquin. It's all pollu-
tion to- Lake Talquin, and the
thing is pollution doesn't stop at


Sean McGlynn of McGlynn Laboratories, Inc., district
supervisor of the Ochlockonee River Soil and Water
Conservation District, discusses with the "Friends of Lake
Talquin" group the possible environmental impacts mine pits
and additional septic tanks may have on Lake Talquin.


the county line. Pollution will
carry into Leon County; it will
go down below the dam. It's not
just going to be the citizens of
Gadsden County that are hurt by
this pollution," Allen said.
Though Friends of Lake
Talquin, comprised of more than
50 members so far, is just a
fledgling organization (the
group has held only two meet-
ings since its inception), they
have already taken steps to help
accomplish their mission.
Allen has contacted the EPA
about their concerns, and the
group recently invited Sean
McGlynn of McGlynn


Laboratories and district super-
visor of the Ochlockonee River
Soil. and Water Conservation
District to go over possible envi-
ronmental impacts mismanaged
growth may have at Lake
Talquin.
McGlynn also told the group
whom to contact to voice their
concerns.
After the group puts the ini-
tial pieces together and conducts
more research into issues sur-
rounding growth at Lake
Talquin, they plan to present
their findings and concerns to
Gadsden County commission-
ers.


New program to help local diabetics with costs of treatment


By LESLIE ROBERTS
Times News Editor

Gadsden County diabetics
having a hard time paying for
their medicine and testing
equipment just got a shot in the
arm, so to speak.
The Gadsden County Health
Council's Prescription
Assistance Medical Service
Program, or P.A.M.S., has dis-
covered a way to provide glu-
cometers, lancets and costly test
strips to those who qualify for
the program.
"Through being involved
with the health council, we've
realized diabetes and its treat-
ment are a big need in this
area," said Lisa Crawford,


P.A.M.S. coordinator. "We are
excited about this program, and
it definitely will help diabetics."
There are two kinds of dia-
betes: Type 1, which usually
begins in childhood and
requires lifelong, insulin injec-
tions, and type 2, which typical-
ly but not always begins in
adulthood. Type 2 can some-
times be treated by diet and
exercise alone; type 1. is related
to a pancreas malfunction in
which insulin is either not pro-
duced or produced in very small
amounts.
"If you're a diabetic, you
have to know exactly what your
blood glucose is," Crawford
noted. "Without the proper
equipment, people can't moni-


V For more information,
contact Lisa Crawford at
875-2143

tor their blood glucose levels.
Most people have to test at least
twice a day. It's hard to know
how much medicine to take, for
.example, if you can't test your
blood glucose levels."
Long-term complications of
diabetes include heart disease,
stroke, blindness, amputations,
kidney disease and neuropathy.
The Diabetes Control and
Complications Trial, which ran
from 1983 to 1993, studied
1,441 volunteers with type 1
diabetes. Researchers deter-


mined intensive treatment of the
disease testing blood glucose
levels four or more times per
day, taking four insulin injec-
tions per daily or using an
insulin pump, adjusting insulin
doses according to food intake
and exercise, creating a diet and
exercise plan and monthly visits
to a health care team composed
of a physician, nurse educator,
dietician and behavioral thera-
pist can delay or in some cases
prevent long-term complica-
tions.
The P.A.M.S. program began
in 2004 as a way to help fill in
the gaps for those who don't
qualify for Medicaid but can't
afford to buy prescriptions..
To qualify for the program,


Crawford said, prospective par-
ticipants must bring in a letter
of denial from Medicaid and
have a household income within
200 percent of the federal
poverty level.
For example, the federal
poverty level for a family of
four is $20,650, so a family
earning up to twice that amount
could qualify for the P.A.M.S.
program.
Even so, P.A.M.S. adminis-
trators consider each client on a
case-by-case basis, Crawford
said.
"We deal with 500 manufac-
turers. There are ways for us to
get folks the medication they
need," she said. "But if some-
.one who does have private


insurance and wouldn't normal-
ly qualify is on multiple med-
icatiohs with copays exceeding
their budget, if they will bring
us a list of the medications they
take from their physicians we
will try to work with them as
much as possible."
In 2006, 319 Gadsden
County residents participated in
P.A.M.S., Crawford said, along
with 50, doctors. The program
filled 1,5.04 prescriptions for
participants last year at a whole-
sale cost of $407,945.
For more information, con-
tact Crawford at 875-2143. For
those who speak only Spanish,
Maria Hernandez can be
reached at the same number and
assist clients.


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State parks break record for annual attendance


19.5 million people visit state

parks in fiscal year 2006-07


The Florida Department of
Environmental Protection's
(DEP) Florida State Parks
announced a new attendance
record during the 2006-2007
Fiscal-Year. More than 19.5
million people visited Florida's
160 award-winning state parks,
contributing almost $900 mil-
lion to Florida's economy.
"Under the leadership of
Governor Charlie Crist, Lt.
Governor Jeff Kottkamp and
the Florida Legislature, nature-
based tourism is growing in'
Florida and our state parks pro-
vide an unmatched recreational
experience for all types of visi-
tors," said DEP Secretary
Michael W. Sole. "With each
visitor, the parks are able to be
a positive contributor to the
'local economy, helping large


cities and small towns improve
their quality of life."
Honeymoon Island State
Park in Dunedin welcomed the
most visitors, with more than
975,000 people enjoying the
park's sun-drenched beaches,
mangrove swamps and tidal
flats. More than 890,000 people
visited the sugar white sands
and emerald green waters at St.
Andrews State Park in Panama

City. John Pennekamp Coral
Reef State Park in Key Largo
saw more than 860,000 visitors
enjoy numerous recreational
opportunities such as snorkel-
ing and canoeing. More than
850,000 people visited Lovers
Key State Park and Bill Baggs
Cape Florida State Park attract-
ed more than 780,000 people to
sunbathe, swim and picnic in


the shadow of its historically
picturesque lighthouse.
"The efforts of more than
1,000 employees and 6,000 vol-
unteers within the Florida Park
Service have helped us achieve
this milestone," said Florida
State Parks Director Mike
Bullock. "These public servants
help preserve our cultural and
natural resources within state
parks while providing excellent
customer service and resource-
based recreation every day of
the year."
Since 2002, Florida State
Parks have provided resource-
based recreation in the Real
Florida to more than 90 million
people.
The record-setting 19.5 mil-
lion attendance figure repre-
sents a 7.6 percent increase
from last year's attendance
numbers. Based on the ,Money
Generation Model designed for
and used by the National Park
Service to assess economic


impact in the local area around
a park, last year Florida State
Parks generated nearly $900
million for Florida's economy.
The first two-time Gold
Medal winner honoring the
nation's best state park service,
Florida's state park system is
one of the largest in the country
with 160 parks spanning
700,000 acres and 100 miles of
sandy white beach.
From swimming and diving
in Florida's rivers and springs
to birding and fishing or hiking
and riding on natural scenic
trails, Florida's state parks offer
year-round outdoor activities
for all ages. Battle reenact-
ments and Native American
festivals celebrate Florida's
unique history, while art shows,
museums and lighthouses offer
a window into Florida's cultural
heritage.
- For more information about
Florida State Parks, visit
www.FloridaStateParks.org.


'Lane closures on SR 267 at CR 65C intersection


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near CR 65C in Gadsden
County will encounter tempo-


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rary lane closures effective
today thru September 2007,
during daylight hours.
Construction crews from C. W.
Roberts Contracting are


installing a new turn-lane.
Motorists are reminded to
use caution and obey traffic
flaggers while traveling
through the construction zone.


FHP to use unmanned car to deter violations

The Florida Highway Patrol will utilize an unmanned marked
patrol car placed in specific locations to help deter traffic viola-
tions. The patrol car will be utilized to increase visibility in prob-
lem areas. Troopers will also conduct follow up patrols in those
areas where the unmanned patrol car was placed. The times and
locations of the vehicle are not advertised so that the visibility will
be more effective. Hopefully this strategy will have a deterrent
effect in these problem areas.







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Two women were transported to Tallahassee Memorial Hospital July 12 after a one-car wreck
in which the Misubishi Lancer they were riding in overturned multiple times on Palmer Road and
came to a rest in a concrete ditch. (Photo by Leslie Roberts)


Two injured in Midway wreck


By LESLIE ROBERTS
Times News Editor

A one-car accident in Midway
Thursday sent two women to the
hospital, one in critical condi-
tion.
The accident occurred just
before 4 p.m. Thursday. Lameka
Katrice Manning, 21, of
Monticello was driving a 2003
Mitsubishi Lancer east on
Palmer Road in Midway when
she steered to the right to avoid
oncoming traffic, according to


Florida Highway Patrol reports.
She then steered the car back to
the left and the compact car
began to rotate counterclock-
wise, rolling into the north shoul-
der of the road and into a con-
crete ditch, where it overturned.
The car rolled several times
before colliding with a fence and
continued to overturn. Jalisia
Yevette Brown, 20, of Midway
was ejected and the car came to a,
final rest on its left side on top of
her.
Manning was listed in serious


condition


at Tallahassee


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By LESLIE ROBERTS
Times News Editor

Midway's growing pains
may soon be replaced by
money woes.
During the :City Council's
regular meeting July 12,
Finance Director and Interim
City Manager Angela Poole
told the council fewer building
permits than expected were
contributing to a budget deficit.
"From October of 2006 to
the end of June there is a
$34,000 deficit," she said. "Ad
valorem taxes have been less
than budgeted and building per-
mits less than budgeted. Some
of that is grant funds and
CDBG (Community
Development Block Grants)
that haven't shown up yet. We
need to start to put a cut on or
slow down our spending to
keep our budget."
Poole said building permits
during that time period were
$105,000 under what had been
budgeted for in the previous
year. In June, the city collected
$82,000 in revenue but gar-
nered $88,000 in expenses.
Salaries of city employees
and independent contractors
who work for the city make up
the bulk of the expenses, Poole
said.
"We got to get a handle on
this," said Councilman James
Hinson. "This is getting out of
control."
In other matters, the city
manager search committee rec-
ommended hiring the Rev.
Alfonso Whitaker of
Tallahassee for the job, but
council members postponed
action on the recommendation
until they could review his
application, personality inven-
tory and resume for themselves.
"I don't think it's fair to
muddy the waters after the
committee has done what it was
supposed to do," Hinson said.
Council members voted to
delay a decision until they had
seen the paperwork that had
been reviewed by the commit-
tee, which was made up of citi-
zens from each of the city's
seven districts.
Under old business, council
members voted to table a deci-
sion on Mayor Pro Tem Ella
Barber's status until a report on


the matter compiled by assis-
tant city attorney Larry White
and City Attorney John
Williams had been sent to the
attorney general's office for an
opinion.
Under the city charter, a
council member who has three
or more unexcused absences
during his or her term forfeits
the seat he or she holds.
"The city clerk provided
verification the threshold had
been met with at least three
unexcused absences," White
said after the meeting. "The
charter is clear in its language
as far as forfeiture of office, but
there is no procedure as to the
process ... this is a very deli-
cate issue and we want.to make
sure people other than I and Mr.
Williams have a say in it."
In other matters July 12,
council members:
Tabled action on a discus-
sion of the city's Economic
Develbpment/Beautification
Committee.
Tabled a discussion of the
noise ordinance adopted by
Gadsden County
Commissioners.
Approved Poole's atten-
dance at a Tallahassee/Leon
County Chamber of Commerce
annual retreat 'with the eight
counties and municipalities in
the region to discuss regional-
ism.
Approved a request by
Renew & Co. for a replat of 15
acresof Monroe Creek II subdi-
vision.
Approved a request from
Trace Landing Inc. to rezone
5.7 acres to interchange com-
mercial.
Approved a request from
Trace Landing Inc. to rezone
another 5.7 acres to interchange
commercial.
Approved a request from
Waldorf Enterprises to annex
6.25 acres into the city.
Tabled a vote on a request
for salary additives for city
employees who had assumed
additional job duties in the
absence of a city manager.
Tabled action on growth
management department
salaries and positions.
Tabled action on the place-
ment of sound barriers at-
Hilltop Park.
Tabled discussion on the


expansion of City Council
chambers.
Tabled action on a pro-
posed renovation of a portable
building to house the growth
management and planning and
zoning department.


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ANOTHER GAY TO ANOTHER
WORLD SERIES
It's been a busy spring and sum-


mer for the Andy Gay family The
East Gadsden Athletic Director, w ho
also serves as a Quincy City


Commissioner, and his family have
followed two cons whose season has
and will culminate in a baseball
World Series.
And\. and wife Kim's, oldest son
Andrew. played on the Chipola
College team that not only gained a
berth in. but won. the Junior College
World Series, that was played in
Grand Junction, Colorado.
This \week, the family will head
to Mood\, Alabama to follow Alex
as he competes in the Dizzy Dean
12 and under World Series playing
for Panhandle Baseball.
Two different sons in two differ-
ent World Series doesn't happen
much. Good luck to Alex and the
rest of the Panhandle team.

COUNTDOWN TO COLLEGE
FOOTB ALL


The countdown to college foot-
ball has started in earnest with the
season set to kick off in less than 7
weeks.
The SEC kicks off its season
with a game on the 30th of August
when LSU goes to Mississippi.
The Gators first game is
September 1 as they host Western
Kentucky.
FAMJU. also opens September.1
when they play Southern in
Birmingham.
FSU is at Clemson on September
3. Labor Day Night.
The pro camps are opening with
the first pre-season game slated for
August 8. That game \will be held in
Canton, Ohio and will be the Hall of
Fame game featuring New Orleans
and Pittsburgh.


DIXIE YOUTH GIRL'S WORLD
SERIES SET FOR MARLANNA
Marianna will be the site of the
2007 Dixie Girl's Softball World
Series the dates of July 28 through
August 1. Three will be 4 different
age groups in the World Series from
ages 10 through high school.
Fast pitch softball has really
enjoyed an upswing in popularity
the past ten years and some of the
south's better players will partici-
pate in this tournament.
Teams representing 12 states will
compete in each age group.
Games will be played at the
Mears Park in Marianna. Marianna
Recreation Director Clay Wells will
be the host chairman. Wells moved
from the job as Recreation Director
in. Chattahoochee to the job in
Marianna last year.


WHAT'S GOING' ON AT THE REC...
ADULT SUMMER LEAGUE BASKETBALL

QPRD Adult Summer League basketball games are
played Monday through Thursday at the Ferolito
Recreation Center. Games start at 8:00pm, 9:00pm and
10:00pm. For game schedules call Quincy Parks and
Recreation Department at (850) 875-2255.

QPRD Youth Tackle and Flag Football
Interested Meeting at
Ferolito Recreation Center
Monday July 23, 2007 at 7:00pm

QPRD Volunteer Cheerleading Instructors Meeting
Interested parties please attend meeting at
Ferolito Recreation Center
Monday July 30, 2007 at 6:00pm

For more information contact
Quincy Parks and Recreation Department
(850) 875-2255


HORSESHOE TOURNAMENT
Sponsored by: "THE QUINCY BOMBERS"
at the Quincy Leisure Complex
(Across the street from Bobby Nealy Complex)
July 28, 2007
Preliminaries at 10:00am/Tourament at 11:30am
$20.00 per Team/Double Elimination
1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place Winner

QPRD AEROBICS CLASSES
Ferolito Recreation Center
Monday & Wednesdays
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Football physical set for August 4

Football physical for players at East Gadsden, Havana Middle,
and Shanks Middle Schools will be given on Saturday August 4 at
1:00 pm at the East Gadsden Gym.
East Gadsden football practice will start Monday, August 6,
bright and early at the East Gadsden football facilities.




For all your local


sports, be sure and

read the Gadsden

County Times. You'll

only find it here!


Quincy 14-unders head to state tourney


Quincy's 14 and under Dixie
Boys baseball team recent win-
ners of the District 3 tournament
will compete in the 14 and under
state tournament which begins
in Grand Ridge Saturday.


Quincy will meet Sebring in
their first game at 3 pm (EDT) at
the Grand Ridge Sports
Complex on Saturday.
A win will give Quincy a bye
until Monday while a loss will


put them in a 1:30 pm (EDT)
game Sunday against either
Sumter County or West Volusia.
Calloway, Tallahassee Tom
Brown, Southport, East
Lakeland, Tallahassee Messer


Park, and host Tri Cities are the
other teams entered in the tour-
nament.
The double-elimination affair
will run through Thursday July
26.


12-unders off to Dizzy Dean World Series


The .Panhandle Baseball 12-
under team finished second in
the State Tournament in.
Tallahassee two weeks ago and
earned a berth in the Dizzy Dean
World Series for 12 and under
which will be held in Moody,
Alabama beginning this Friday.
The Panhandle team went 4-
2 in the State Tournament beat-
ing teams from St. Petersburg,


Tallahassee, and Crestview
before losing to Tallahassee in
the finals.
Panhandle hit 17 home runs
in the tournament. Taylor Wood
hit 5, Blake Voyles 4, and Alex
Gay and Austin Bryant 3 each.
Gay also pitch an outstanding
game against Pinellas Park in a
semi-final game win that earned
the World Series berth.


Shawn Wood coaches the
Panhandle team which is based
in Chattahoochee and has 12
players from around the area.
Players are Taylor Wood,
DeWayne Driggers, and Davis
Hayes from Chattahoochee,
Hunter Rushing, Alex Gay, and
Jarrell Reynolds from
Quincy,Austin Branch from
Grand Ridge, Austin Lombardo


and Brandon Moats from
Sneads, and Blake Voyles,
Trevor Watts, and Gunner
Griffin from Bainbridge. ,
The team has won 60 games
in competition this spring and
summer.
16 teams will be invovled in
the World Series and teams will
draw Thursday night to deter-
mine opponents and times to play.


Seminote ramntins


The news is just in for the '06
season and it says that 73 mil-
lion people went fishen at least
once that year, we know most
folks go lots more than once, but
you know that is a whole lot of.
fishen, think of the gas, bait, soft
drinks, ice & fishing tackle dol-
lars that is spent just fishen.
According to woods and
waters of Perry 4500 allygator
permits were sold in 28 hours,
that is a lot of gator tail gonna be
took in the state of Florida this
year. The hunters of
Oakeechobee last year took sev-
eral in the 12 foot class and
advised no one to swim in that


water at all. They are big and
they are hungry.
The top water bite has just
stopped dead in its tracks, how-
ever if you will be there in the
dark jist fore daylite using plas-
tic some rite good bass will take
it and if you will flip the heavy
cover near deep water you sure
will be rewarded by some good
ole big'uns, another good bet is
casting frog floaters into the big
lily pads and come out slow
with them.
We have taken channel cat-
fish everyday this week on wig-
glers on the Flint Fork and if
you will use mussle meat any-


where the water is moving you
will be rewarded by some good
eating, some great big cats came
the dam areas.
Fly rod fishing is still pro-
ducing many limits of nice hand
sized bream. The white bug
with the spider legs is the one to
use now.
The US Corps of Engineers
is planning to put 13,440
triploid carp into Lake Ufalla
and continue to use endothal,
diquat, floridone and cooper to
help control Hydrilla in the lake.
Them big gators will have a
good time with them white bel-
lied fish. The Seminole Team


Trail will fish out this coming
Saturday.


Wingate's Fishing Report
July 15, 2007
Lake Surface Temp: 85

Lake Level: 8 inches down

Flint: Slitely Dingy

Chattahoochee: Low & Clear

Spring Creek: Dingy & Fast

Report provided by: Jack.
Wingate


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The Gadsden County Times July 19,2007 9




Tallavana offers state-of-the art preschool curriculum


Cutting-edge

curriculum is

part of national

reading readiness

research

By BRIAN DEKLE
Times staff writer

A Gadsden County preschool
will serve as a guinea pig for
new, cutting edge research in
early child development.
Tallavana Christian School
has been selected as one of 40
national sites to participate in a
research venture designed to
learn how, different activities in
children's preschool and child-
care classrooms affect the devel-
opment of pre-academics and
socio-emotional skills and how
these activities help children be


better prepared for reading
instruction when they reach
school.
The research project, dubbed
"Preschool Opportunities with
Educational Research"
(POWER), is conducted by the
Florida Center for Reading
Research of Florida State
University. and brings "state-of-
the-art, research-based" curricu-
lum to Tallavana preschool
classrooms, Alicia Pope,
Tallavana preschool director,
said.
"We wanted to do something
to really stretch our teachers and
our children. We wanted to
increase the readiness skills of
the children we're getting, and
we thought it would be a good
educational experience for the
teachers and our students," Pope
said.
The project's curriculum is
called "Literacy Express Plus"


and focuses on sowing strong
language skills in youngsters.
Under the curriculum guide-
lines, teachers must work with
preschoolers in small groups
daily for more directed learning.
Teachers engage in verbal
conversations with the students,
thereby increasing their under-
standing of proper word usage,
vocabulary and grammar, Pope
said.
"The development of lan-
guage skills is a precursor to
reading success and academic
success in school. The greater
the language skills are at the
preschool level, the greater their
success in school will be," she
said.
"In a small group you can
ensure that a child is having to
use his words to communicate
rather than just listening, nod-
ding, grunting or following
another child. You have to make


him an active learner, an active
participant. It covers a lot of
phonological awareness activi-
ties and phonemic awareness
activities."
FCRR researchers will
observe and video classrooms,
reporting their findings in
research project evaluations.
Tallavana preschool teachers
began training for the new cur-
riculum earlier this summer and
will attend a five-day training
session in August. Teacher train-
ing will continue throughout the
year in order to successfully
implement the program.
Pope said the teachers have
enjoyed the experience so far.
"They love it," she said.
"And of course we are given the
curriculum and all the manipula-
tives that come with the curricu-
lum, and that's a big plus too. So
we will be increasing our devel-
opmentally appropriate materi-


als for the children to use and
play with in the classroom."
FCRR is conducting their
research at 20 sites in the
Tallahassee area and 20 sites in
the Houston area. Of these sites,
10 in each area will be "control"
sites, meaning they will contin-
ue their normal preschool cur-
riculum, and the other 10 will
implement the new "Literacy
Express Plus" curriculum.
Researchers will conduct
assessments of children at the 40
sites three times a year to deter-
mine whether they have
improved students' readiness
skills.
Upon successful completion
of the research, the Literacy,
Express Plus curriculum will be
made available to other
Voluntary Prekindergarten
(VPK) programs.
Children benefit greatly from
being enrolled in preschool pro-


/ To register or for
more information,
contact Alicia Pope at
850-539-5300


grams, Pope said, via their expo-
sure to different learning envi-
ronments, language develop-
ment and "so much more" in
learning.
"Children who stay at home
or who are just in daycare pro-
grams tend to play or watch TV
and are not actively involved in
language activities, which is
going to hinder them with their
academic and reading success,"
she said.
Several spots are still open
for Tallavana's VPK program.
To register or for more informa-
tion, contact Pope at 850-539-
5300.


GTI student places third in national small engine repair


By BRIAN DEKLE
Times staff writer

The engines a Gadsden County
student repairs may be small, but
they recently made his name big at
a national competition.
Ian Kempf, a 17-year-bld
Gadsden Technical Institute stu-
dent, placed third in the small
engine repair category of the 2007
Skills USA National Leadership
and Leadership and Skills
Conference in Kansas City, Mo.
The rising senior stood out
among 40 of the nation's best
young small engine mechanics as
he worked his way through the
contest, which included trou-
bleshooting, written test, failure
analysis, transmission disassem-
ble/reassemble, starter repair,
mower salesman, valve adjust-
ments and other assessments of
contestants' skills.
"If was a real neat experience,"
Kempf said.
"You have to do a lot of differ-
ent things. You have to stay calm
during the competition; you have
to face each station and can't
worry about the next and become
flustered. It gave me experience in
working under pressure. If there
are people watching you, you have
to just stay with your work and
pay attention to the job you're
doing and work safely. I've never
really had that feeling of pressure
like that, but people said I handled
it really well."
Kempf said he felt confident
throughout much of the competi-
ton, but admits he was "thrown
off" by some stations. Still, he said
he felt sure he had seized his place
in the winner's circle.
"I thought I was going to place;
I just wasn't sure what place I
would come in," Kempf said.
Following the competition day,


Kempt and his fellow contestants
met with judges to discuss what
they missed at each station. Then
he joined 13,000 people in the
awards ceremony audience and
eventually marched in front of
their ranks to be endowed with the
bronze medal.
Kempf also won a set of Snap-
On tools and a rollaway toolbox
for his accomplishments. After the
awards ceremony, Kempf called
his parents, who were unable to
attend, to tell them the good news.
"They were elated just ,so
happy. They were really grateful
and called my family up in Illinois
(of where Kempf is, a native).
They were all just really happy for


me that I had achieved everything
I've been studying for. My dad's
been doing everything he can -
giving me all the tools I heed and
helping me to be able to see me
go somewhere," he said.
Kempf began studying at
Gadsden Technical 'Institute, in
David McPhaul's power equip-
ment technology class, last year
and plans to reenroll next year
after a "great experience" there.
He said he has met some "great
people" at GTI, all of whom have
been "very helpful."
"David McPhaul is an excel-
lent teacher in that he knows what
he's doing. He's been doing it
basically all his life. He has a inas-


year. Studying at GTI and placing
third nationally in small engine
repair is far: from Kempf's first
rodeo, however. The young small
engine guru began tinkering with
lawnmowers and such at just 10
years old. His first project was his
dad's lawnmower.
With no previous mechanic
experience and with just the verbal
help of his uncle, Ed Phelps, and
friend, Brian Bowald, Kempf sur-
prised his dad by fixing their bro-
Ian Kempf works on a ken lawnmower.
mower at Greensboro small "I was just tinkering around,
engine repair, where he trying to figure out what was
works. Kempf recently placed wrong with it, and I talked to my
third in a national small uncle; he told me basically how
engine repair competition, the things work, but not about that
specific mower. I was just sitting
out there one afternoon. I was over
there just trying to figure out what
it was, and made a carbeurator
adjustment and repaired a broken
recoil spring," he said.
"It took me a while, but I final-
ly figured it all out. It was really
neat. My dad was surprised."
Over the next several years,
Kempf rebuilt a mini-bike engine
and worked on various other
repair projects. Kempf now works
ter service technician license and for Greensboro Small Engine
he's registered with the Equipment Repair, where he is the parts man-
and Engine Training Council," ager. He admits his first love is
Kempf said. working on engines, and joins
"(McPhaul) brings equipment mechanic Larry Whitmore in the
into us, so we're not always just shop whenever he can.
working on stuff out of the box. "I work on as much stuff as I
We're working on customer stuff. can. I work here at the parts count-
He gives us the opportunity to fix ~r, but whenever I can, I'm back in
stuff and tell him what's wrong the shop. I fix a wide variety of
with it. He likes to challenge us to power equipment," he said.
perfect our skills. He helps us Kempf added his hands-on
whenever we need help and work in Greensboro provides an
always explains stuff and gives equally valuable learning experi-
examples. He's really a great ence as the classrooms at GTI.
teacher." "It differs because when you're
Kempf added he wants to cor- reading a textbook about small
plete his Briggs and Stratton mas- engines, you're getting the knowl-
ter mechanic certification next edge of how to do it, but when


you're actually doing it with your
hands you're applying that knowl-
edge you've learned and you're
using your skills. If all you did in
classroom was read all the time
and you haven't actually been out
to the shop, you're not going to
know exactly what you're doing.
So both of them go hand ih-hand -
experience in the shop and in the
classroom," he said.
Though he is unsure exactly
what his future holds, Kempf said
he will always continue learning
as a mechanic and working in his
passion.
"I'm fascinated with it, and I
really find fulfillment in repairing
small engines. Once you complete
a job, you have the satisfaction
that you did the job right.- It's a
rewarding job," he said.
A good mechanic is always
learning. You're always learning
new things different ways to
work on stuff."
Kempf received a scholarship
to Wyotech a renowned mechan-
ic school in Laramie, Wyo. when
he won first place in small engine
repair at the state Skills USA com-
petition, and he is considering pur-
suing that.
He said he ultimately wants to
open his own repair shop.
"I'm trying to make up my
mind as to exactly what I want to
do. I know I'd like to further my
education and someday I'd like to
have a shop of my own, selling my
own power equipment. I enjoy
talking with customers and meet-
ing new people," he said.
When Kempf isn't repairing
small engines, he enjoys building
full-scale hovercraft boats and tin-
kering with hydrogen fuel cell
technology. He said he plans to go
back to the Skills USA competi-
tion next year to hopefully bring in
the first place prize.


Havana OKs replacement of 'expired' pump


By LESLIE ROBERTS
Times News Editor

Havana.Town Council mem-
bers approved during a special
meeting Tuesday the replacement
of a pump in one of the city's wells
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The four-part estimate on
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chemical cleaning of the well cas-
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of a video survey to determine the
mechanical integrity of the well
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service rig, labor and incidentals to
install the pump and provide start-
up service. In a memorandum to
Council members, Town Manager
Howard McKinnon recommend-
ed proceeding only with part IV of
the estimate, the actual pump
replacement.
"Parts I, II and 1I deal with
testing and capping the well to
make an attempt to improve the
water quality by pumping less
minerals," McKinnon wrote.
"Since water quality improvement
isn't.guaranteed we are not recom-
mending this course of action. Part


IV is the section dealing with
replacing the pump .... Staff rec-
ommends installing the 500 GPM
(gallons per minute) pump at a
cost of $34,000."
At Tuesday's meeting, council
members also approved a request
for a change order for the ongoing
downtown renovation project to
make necessary electrical modifi-
cations.
The change order request from
Concrete Services Inc. asks for
$3,002 for curb removal and
replacement; $885 for driveway
modification; no charge for addi-
tional paving and $6,666 for elec-
trical modification to the Florida
Art Center, $4,761 for electrical
modifications to the McLaughlin
House and $7,599 for modifica-
tion to existing service behind
H&H.
The change order also asks for
$930 for grading and landscaping
behind the curb addition.
In other business, council
members approved a residential
development plat at 12th Avenue
and Gay Street subject to approval
of the town attorney and a survey
of the project in question.






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The hot, humid weather did
nothing to dampen the spirits of
the people who came out
Saturday morning for the
dedication of the newly renovated
St. John Park on M & M Lane
and Hutchinson Ferry Road,
north of Quincy.
"It's been a long time coming
and we're going to keep it this
way. We've worked too long and
too hard to let them take it away
from the community," said Queen
Thomas of the Robertsville/St.
John Community Co-Op. She
was referring to the former park
that slipped into disrepair and
became a hangout for drug
dealers and other suspicious
characters.
Thomas said she has been
asking residents to call the
sheriffs office if they see any
suspicious activity in the park.
"They don't even need to stop
their cars, just pick. up their cell
phone or go home and call for a
deputy. A year from now, we
want to see it this same way," she
said.
Tina Parker came from Midway
and biNought her daughter with
her. "I av. it on T\ and I wanted
to know what it was about it. I
like it," she said looking around.
Parker said there is a lot of park
activity in Midway and she hopes
the parks there will be as nice as


the St. John Park.
The renovation was made
possible by a $144,800 grant
from the Florida Department of
Environmental Protection. The
grant was used to resurface two
basketball courts, replace
backboards, construct a pavilion,
picnic tables, park benches,
walking trails, and the
installation of a state-of-the-art
playground.
Thomas said a second park, in
the Robertsville Community is
scheduled for similar renovations
and should be completed within
the next few months. Thomas and
others in the community credit
the county's former grants
administrator, Nancy Gee, with
making the park renovations
possible.
"She came out here and she saw
what the problems were and she
met with us and asked us what we
wanted. She wrote the grants to
get these parks and we really
appreciate what she did. I tried to
contact her so she would be here
today, but I never got in touch
with her," Thomas said.
After the 11 a.m. dedication, the
fun began. There was a shootout
on the basketball court. Ray
Alexander took the opportunity to
"sh offt "hi.i skills by balancing a
spinning basketball on his pointer
finger for several minutes. But
Keith Ward was ready for a game
of one-on-one even after he had
spent minutes before having a


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green and blackmonster face
painted by face painters under a
nearby canopy. Breanna Garza
took home the honors and a
handful of gift cards from various
fast food restaurants after
winning the hoola hoop contest.
Proclaiming the limbo his event,
Commissioner Ed Dixon walked
to the limbo area surrounded by a
group of youngsters who were
ready for the competition.
But the people who live in the
area were the most excited about
what the park has to offer them
daily.
"I don't have to go to town to
walk in a safe place now," said
one woman.
Kaliyah Martin, who lives
within walking distance, said her
grandmother won't have to worry
about her at the playground.
"I couldn't come to. the other
park we had. This one is a nice
and safe place for children to
play. Now I'm allowed to come
over here," said the 11-year-old.
Martin said she and her friends
are going, to help keep the park
clean by not littering.
Former Deputy Herbert
McCloud, who suffered a stroke a
few years ago, came to the fun
day too. His wife, Blossie, said
the ihe h prk \I IllIbe a go6od-pIaj5ce
for her and her husband to come
for fresh air and a change of pace.
McCloud said she will be able to
easily push her husband's
wheelchair on the walking trail.


From babies in strollers to
senior citizens, St. John's
renovated park was a hit.











Left, youngsters enjoy the
renovated park during a hoola-
hoop contest held after the
dedication of the park. Keith
Ward, top right, and Kaliya
Martin, bottom right, both took
advantage of the face-painting
offered at the dedication
Saturday.


"I just hope the community
keeps it this way," said Eugene
Thomas.


Left, lille ones enjoyed the
new slides, while right, adults
took advantage of the new
basketball courts and
equipment. Ray Alexander
shows off his prowess with
roundball as a youngster
prepares to get off a shot
behind him.


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Haire, Bobbie Jo

Bobbie Jo Haire, 77, died
Sunday, July 8, 2007 at her
home. The service was July 10,
2007 at Bevis Funeral Home
with burial Thursday at Mount
Pleasant Cemetery in Mount
Pleasant.
The family received family and
friends July 10, 2007 at Bevis
Funeral Home following the
memorial service. Memorial
contributions may be made to
Big Bend Hospice, 1723 Mahan
Center Blvd., Tallahassee, FL
32308.
Mrs: Haire was a native of
Chattahoochee and lifelong res-
ident of the Tallahassee area.
She was also retired from the
Florida Department of
Agriculture.
She is survived by a son, Steve
Haire ofAshburn, Va.; a daugh-
ter, Charlene Thornhill of Perry,
Ga.; a sister, Dorothy Thompson
of Chattahoochee; and two
grandchildren, Lauren Elizabeth
Thornhill and Sarah Jessica
Thornhill.
She is preceded in death by her
parents, Josiah and Etha Green
Poston.




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Knight, Brashaw
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Brashaw Knight, 43, of Quincy,
died Thursday, July 12, 2007 in
Monticello. A native of Gadsden
County, he was a Certified
Nursing Assistant. Betsey
Funeral.Home was in charge of
arrangements.
He was survived by his sons,
Phillip Knight of Quincy,
LeBrad Knight of Tallahassee;
mother and father, Elise Knight
and Gilbert Knight of Quincy;
seven sisters, Rosa Stinson-of
Vero Beach, Linda-Cox-Smith
of Jacksonville, Catheren K.
Ealy of Vero Beach, Brenda
Knight of Tallahassee, Dora
Mosley of Panama City, Abigail
Jones of Vero Beach, Jennie
Knight of Havana.; five broth-
ers, John Thomas of Quincy,
Willie Cox of Vero Beach,
Hubert Cox of Jacksonville,
Elijah Knight of Gretna, Ronnie
Knight of Vero Beach.


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Nicholson, James
Durant (Jimmy)

James Durant (Jimmy)
Nicholson, 81, of Dallas, Texas
died July 10, 2007 in Dallas.
The service was held Saturday,
July 14, 2007 at Salem United
Methodist Church in Havana
with burial at Nicholson-
Freeman Cemetery in Havana.
The family received visitors on
July 14, 2007 at Salem United
Methodist Church.
He is survived by his son, Mark
Durant Nicholson of Denver,
Colo.; daughter, Elizabeth Ann
Nicholson of Tampa; step-son,
Stephen. Small of Rincon, Ga.;
step-daughters, Susan Small
Townsend and Sherry Small Lee
both of Mobile, Ala.; two sis-
ters, Mary Ann Rigby of
Litchfield, S.C. and Doris
Nicholson Bert of Havana; and
nine grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his
parents, James Malcolm and
Ann Carraway Nicholson' and
brother, Paul Nicholson.
Memorial contributions may be
made to: Nicholson-Freeman
Cemetery Fund, P.O. Box 924,
Havana, FL 32333.

Spooney, Bertha
Hatten

Bertha Hatten
Spooney, 68, of
Sawdust died
July 14, 2007 in
Sawdust. s
Services will be
held at 11 a.m., V,- '
Saturday, July
21 at Miracle Temple COGIC
with burial at Sunnyvale.
Family will receive visitors
from 3 p.m.-8 p.m. on Friday,
July 20. Bradwell Mortuary is in
charge of funeral arrangements.
Elder Jesse Matthews will offi-
ciate services.
She is survived by hiAI hulsbnd,
Elijah Brown of Sawdust; son,
Glenn Anderson of Like City;
three daughters, Sharon S.
SMcNealy of Greensboro,
Amelia S. Price of
SChattahoochee; son-in-law,
Derrick Price of Chattahoochee;
four sisters, Elouise Lewis of
Tallahassee, Ella Brown,
Oreatha Menendez, Johnnie
Crapps, Lucille Hatten, and
Mary Brown, all of Webb;
brothers, Willie Hatten of
'Tampa, Willie Crapps, Ricky
Hatten, Larry Hatten and
Timothy Hatten, all of Webb.
She is preceded in death by .her
spouse, Henry Spooney, II; son,
Henry Spooney, III; daughters,
Inez Spooney and Katrina
Spooney.



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Blessed Hope
Missionary Baptist
Church

Blessed Hope Missionary
Baptist Church: Bible Based,
Christ Centered, Holy Spirit Led
and Mission Bound, Pastor
Nathaniel Trumpet, Jr.,
Announcements for July 2007:
July 21 at 10 a.m. Blessed Hope
M.B. Church, Mission
Department will be visiting
River Chase Care Center
July 21 at 7 p.m. Building Fund
Program
July 22 at 3 p.m. New Hope
M.B. Church Pastor Installation
Service, Pastor Trumpet,- Guest
Minister
July 26-29 Pine Bloom M.B.
Association Fifth Sunday Union
hosted by Bear Creek Bethel

New Life Deliverance

Pastor Jacquelyn C. Porter and
New Life Deliverance
Ministries, Inc. would like to
invite everyone out to the Youth
Revival to be held at 115
Lynnwood Dr. at the Bainbridge
GA location at 7:30 on July 20,
2007 and July 21, 2007 at 12
noon. For more information,
please contact Elder Troy R.
Walker at (850) '627-2784.
Pastor Jacquelyn C. Porter and
New Life Deliverance
Ministries, Inc. would like to
invite* everyone out to our
Annual Fruit of the Spirit
Program to be held at 115
Lynnwood Dr. at the Bainbridge
GA location at 7:30 on April 7,
2007. For more information,
please contact Elder Troy R.
Walker at (850) 627-2784.

St. James A.M.E. Dual
Day Program

St. James AME Church, 514 S.
llth St., Quincy, where the Rev.
Lee E. Plummer is pastor, will
be observing their dual day at ,1
a.m., Sunday, July 22. The
speaker for the men will be the
Rev. George M. Madry, and the
speaker for the women will be
the Rev. Leroy Colston. Please
come out and fellowship with
us. "Men and women in fellow-


ship for Christ."

Family and Friends
Day

Steward Te ple AME Church
will observe its Family and
Friends Day program at 11 a.m,,
Sunday, July 22, and the Rev.
Dr. Simon Simmons, Jr. and
congregation from Cairo, Ga.
will be in charge of the 3 p.m.
service.
The host pastor is the Rev.
Louisa Thomas. The church is
on Woodard Road in Quincy.
We cordially invite you to
attend.

Two night Revival

There will be a two-night
revival at the Evangelistic
Conference Center in
Chattahoochee with Prophetess
Inell Cotton of Quincy on July
18- 19 at 7 p.m. nightly. For
more information you may call
(850) 663-2109, Pastor Lerther
Yhap.

Union Baptist
Association

Rev. Lloyd Graham, Sr.,
Moderator
5th Sunday Union
July 27 29, 2007
SHumility MB Church
Bristol, Florida
Rev. Willie Riles, Host Pastor
Friday, July 27 @ 7:00 P.M.
Saturday, July 28 @
10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.
Sunday, July 29,@ 9:30A.M

Revival, Revival,
Revival

SSt. Peter Apostolic Church in
the Sawdust Community will be
hosting revival on July 24- 27 at
7 p.m. nightly.
SEvangelist Mae Paden-Speaker'
and Elder John Battles-Pastor.
SFor nore information call (850)
442-9339-church phone.


Exodus-C
Deliveran

Come,


Whosoever will, Let him come:
Come out and praise the Lord
the Lord with us, every Sunday
morning at 8:30 a.m. at the
Hampton Inn on the corner of
Pat Thomas Parkway and
Interstate 10.
We are a non-denominational
church that starts on time and
finishes when the Holy Spirit
tells us to.
Don't worry about dressing;
just come as you are, but you
will leave a new creature. We
are a church that's walking out
of darkness, into the marvelous
light.
For further information, please
call 508-4539.
May God bless you; may Jesus
keep you and may the Holy
Spirit empower you. Pastor
Greg V. Taylor.

Announcement of 14th
Ushers' Anniversary
Celebration

* The ushers- of St. Luke
Primitive Baptist Church will
celebrate their 14th Anniversary
at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, July 22.
The speaker for this occasion
will be Elder Chris A. Burney.
Elder Buray is the pastor of
Greater St. Mark Primitive
Baptist Church in Tallahassee.
The guest choir will be St. John
Primitive Baptist Choir of
Midway. Everyone is invited to
come out to worship and fellow-
ship with us during this
Anniversary celebration.
St. Luke Primitive Baptist
Church is located at 1477
Brickyard Road in Midway.
The pastor is Elder Dr. Robert
R. Gaines. For additional infor-
mation, contact Sister Alice
Linton, vice president of the
Usher Board, at (850) 877-
9022.


First Women's
Conference

The first annual Women's
*- *_- 1-ieen e nuie vy. tu1 u.'A --

Conference, hosteu oy Anointed
Women on the Move for God,
.hurch of Shiloh Missionary Baptist
ice Church and Outreach Center,
will be July 27-29 at Highly
Come, Come, Exalted Praise Ministries on
Carter Road and Serenity Lane


in Quincy.
Powerful Anointed Preachers
of God Include: Prophetess
Patsy Dixon, Pastor Jahazel
Dawkins, the Rev. Laverne
Thomas and Evangelist Jennifer
Pollock. Conference Schedule:
7 p.m., Friday, July 27, the
Evening Worship Service,
Prophetess Patsy Dixon of the
Neighborhood Outreach Center;
Saturday, July 28, Prayer.
Breakfast will be held at the
Hampton Inn Conference
Room, 165 Spooner Road,
Quincy, Evangelist Jennifer
Pollock of Tabernacle Church of
Christ, Written In Heaven; 7
p.m., Saturday, July 28 Evening
Worship Service, Pastor Jahazel
Dawkins of Bostick Temple
Christian Center; 3 p.m.,
Sunday, Afternoon Worship
Service, the Rev. Laverne
Thomas of Triumphant Church
of God.

Greater Harvest
Christian Fellowship
Church news

Greater Harvest Christian
Fellowship, Dr, Gerald Thomas,
Sr. Senior Pastor 14602 West
Main Street, Gretna, FL 32332,
email: www.greaterhar-
vestchurch@ hotmail.com,
church agenda:
-Monday and Tuesday, July 23
and 24t, at 7:15 p.m., Harvest
Time Deliverance and
Restoration Prayer Service
-Wednesday- Friday, July 25-
27 at 7:15 p.m., Harvest Time
Revival; speaker will be Pastor
Delwyrin Williams (Panama
City)
-Saturday, July 28 at 12 p.m.,
meeting of the Light of Life
District Pastors with the state
overseer (Dr. Gerald Thomas,
Sr.)
-Sunday, July 29 at 6 p.m.,
Light of Life District service
held at Bostick 'Temple
. Christian_.Center..in. Quincy,
located on Pat Thomas Parkway.
-Sunday, Aug.-5, new time
change for church services.
Morning Glory will begin at
9:15 a.m., Evening Worship.
Service at 6 p.m. and on
Thursday at 6 p.m. will be
Intercessory Prayer, then at 7:15
p.m. Christian Education.


54th Annual ARC Convention held


On July 9-11, Gadsden
Association Rehabilitation
Center (Gadsden ARC) attend-
ed the ARC of Florida's 54th
Annual Convention in St.
Petersburg.
Attending the convention were
-agencies, individuals with
developmental disabilities, and
families from across the state of
Florida.
An Award Banquet is held at
this convention honoring indi-
viduals who have been chosen
by their peers for their outstand-


ing accom-
plishments
throughout
the year.
Gadsde ni
A R C
received two
of these ..
awards this
year. Mrs. Martha Coley, execu-
tive director, The Robert
Ettinger Award of Executive
Excellence; and Mrs.
Annetheria Turner, director of
programs, Professional of Year


Award.
Mr. Randy Wilson, client advo-
cate and receptionist from
Gadsden county ARC, spoke to
a group about his life before and
after an accident in 1986, which
left him with a spinal injury.
Mr. Wilson's speech was very
powerful, and it seems it possi-
bly opened doors for him to be
given the opportunity to speak
at more upcoming events. Mr.
Wilson's dream is to become a
motivational speaker.
Other Gadsden ARC employ-


ees that
attended the
convention
were Mrs.
Joanna
Davis, direc-
tor bf human
resources,
ARC Florida
board member; and Mr. Alvin
Holloman, director of trans-
portation.
Gadsden ARC is located at
1633A High Bridge Road,.
Quincy, (850) 627-9058.


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A gift from the John S, and James
L. Knight Foundation, through the
Community Foundation of North
Florida, will enable Tallahassee
Community College to do its part
to ensure that community-based
organizations successfully recover
from future disasters.
The $35,000 awarded to TCC's
Non-Profit Institute will fund an
innovative project that will trans-
form disaster recovery capabilities
of non-profit organizations in
Leon County and help them reach
their highest potential. The gift is a
continuation of the Knight
Foundation's demonstrated sup-
port for building stronger commu-
nities.
"We are excited and most grate-
ful to the Knight Foundation for
their gift to TCC's Non-Profit
Institute," said Bridget Elwell,
project coordinator, Non-Profit
Institute. "This generous gift will
enable many small non-profit and
community-based organizations to
create a disaster recovery plan -
something that would not have
been possible before due to fund-
ing constraints."


The active hurricane seasons of
2004 and 2005 and this spring's
wildfire outbreak magnified the
state's need for disaster recovery
support. According to a 2007
study by the National Center for
Atmospheric Research, hunicane
damage alone has averaged over
$2 billion annually since 1926. In
2005, the aftermath of Katrina
showed how critically important it
is for community-based organiza-
tions to make a rapid recovery
when disaster occurs. However,
floods, lightning and earthquakes,
as well as sabotage, computer
viruses and theft also can affect
Floridians.
While many large organizations
have developed capabilities to
recover from disasters, TCC will
focus .its efforts on the smaller,
community-based organizations,
most of whom are unable to do so
due to a lack of resources.
"This innovative project will pro-
vide many benefits by offering
these services to a target audience
of all small non-profit community
organizations in Leon County that
aid thousands of community


members annually," said TCC
President Bill Law.
TCC's Non-Profit Institute will
address the needs of the communi-
ty-based organizations by achiev-
ing three objectives: 'develop cur-
riculum, provide professional
development training and develop
a national model. To assist its
efforts, TCC will conduct the proj-
ect through a strong partnership
with local community-based
organizations including the
American Red Cross, United
Partnership for Health Services,
Florida Society of Association
Executives, Volunteer Florida
Foundation, Cultural Resources


Commission (CRC) of
Tallahassee, and faith-based
organizations.
At the project's end, the
Tallahassee area will have a large
population of well-prepared
organizations that can recover
from disasters. Further, the disas-
ter recovery curriculum and pro-
fessional development training
will be available for use by other
organizations across the nation as
a model of excellence.
The Non-Profit Institute is slated
to begin offering the classes in the
Spring of 2008. For more informa-
tion, contact Bridget Elwell at
201-8069.


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Tallahassee, Florida 32303
Phone: 850.574.9696
Fax: 850.574.8509
Licensed Building Contractor
CBC #1250580
www.ecd-inc.com

105 N. Jackson Street
Quincy, Florida 32351
(850) 878-5310 or
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Quincy
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Phone (850) 875-3100 525 E. Jefferson St.
FAX (850) 875-3648


P.O. Box 606
Quincy, Florida 32353


Compliments of


Funeral -I-o me
110 S. 9th, Quincy 627-9541

ChristTown's Bargain Center
2121 W. Jefferson St.
Quincy, FL 32351
850-627-7181
New & Used
Furniture, Bedding, Clothing

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j SERVICES, LLC J

Lawn Maintenance
Pressure Washing
Bush Hogging
Licensed & Insured Commercial & Residential

Randy (850) 933-8076
Compliments of:

1555 Pat Thomas Pkwy Quincy
Yolonda Williams, Owner/Funeral Director
850-875-4849

"For Your Best Deal"
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Office: (850) 671-5357 Fax: (850) 671-5753


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15 S. Madison St. Quincy, FL 32351
(850) 627-7649

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576-2186
730 Blountstown Hwy
Tallahassee
Janitorial Suppies
Paper & liners
SCall Marlos Quillen @ 850-544-3913
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Hardwood Lumber & Plwood
25040 Blue Star Highway A'""\--
Quincy, Florida 32351 -. ANN LYNN
Phone: 850-627-7421
Fax: 850-627-7426 ranch Manager
Toll Free: 877-345-8931 n
Cell: 850-591-6123 pen 9-5 M-F


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verse of the week;
But let patience have her perfect work, that ye may be perfect and entire, wanting
nothing. James 1:4 : K.IV)
SPatience is a... Virtue?
l How many times in life have we
h I heard, my patience is running thin
Time after time we find ourselves
responding to situations in the worst
way, because we lack patience.
Having patience is a virtue worth
working toward, not only for your
sake, but others as well. When we
practice patience we can be more
adapt to handling bad situations, and
yes that includes having patience
with children. Patience can be
learned many different ways. You
could try eating a plate of peas with
i a knife or something much simpler
I like praying for.it. In praying for
patience, also pray for the strength
to face whatever may come your
way. When you pray for patience.
watch out, God may not send the
answer you think he will, but he will
send something to help you learn to
have patience.
FavuJLU Ti t i-rst wVeek:
U(et together this week and create a way to practice patience as a fn..til i

Dacily Bible Reeadinvg:'
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
Ephesians 5 Philippians 1 Philippians 2 Philippians 3 Philippians 4 Colossians 1 Colossians 2 i


Antioch M.B. Church

Antioch M.B. Church, 1003
W. Clark St., Quincy, Florida,
presents the Fabulous Male

Chorus Anniversary with speak-
er the Rev. Harry Cloud at 3 pm.,
Sunday, July 29. The Rev. Lloyd
Graham, Sr., is pastor.

Blood Washed
Ministries

Blood Washed Ministries will be
having its Second Annual
"Ministering to the Ministers"
Conference on August 3rd at 7:30
p.m., and August 4th at 10:30 a.m.
The host church this year will be
Faith Apostolic Christian
Tabernacle, located just South of
Havana on US Hwy 27, where
Pastor Terry Fitzgerald presides.
The theme for this year will be
"When YOUR EGYPT Pursues
You." Speakers will be Evan.
Sabrina Smith of Tallahassee,
Pastor Cornelia Fransic of
Monticello, Min. Delton
Chambers of Tallahassee, Missn.
Jackie Thomas of Tallahassee,
Min. Tenry Frost, Sr., of Atlanta
Ga., and Antwon Frost, Minister of
Music for Rosedale, EB. Church
of Chattahoochee, will be the
Psalmist for these services along
with other invited guests.
These women and men of God
will be speaking on Bondage and
Deliverance, Wilderness and
Provision, and to end it
all....Declaration of Freedom. You
don't want to miss these services.
Registration is free, and everyone
is invited to come out and be a part
of this move of God.
For more information, please
call Min. Darlene Frost-Penn at
(850)875-6859 or 922-7702.

Clothes/food give-away

At 8 a.m., Saturday, July 28 at
the recreation department (Old
National Guard Armory), several
area churches will be hosting a
great clothes/food give-away. This
event is open and free to everyone
who is in need of food and cloth-
ing. There will be clothing to fit
newborns to adult men, women
and children (boys and girls).
There will be many nice items to
choose from. There will be shoes,
belts, sweaters, pants, shirts, blous-
es, Sunday clothes as well as
causal clothes. Please come and
shop freely until items are gone. If
you know of someone who is
need, tell him or her or bring him
to this wonderful event, which is
given in a vision by God. You do


not need to bring any money
because everything is FREE. Hope
to see you July 28 from 8 a.m. until
.2 p.m. if you have any questions
please contact Geraldine Rush at
627-2153.

Faith Cornerstone,
Church Ministries

Faith Cornerstone Church
Ministries Inc. in Malone, Fl.
where Prophetess Virginia M.
Smith is the Pastor will be host-
ing Revival on July 16th 20th
@ 7 p.m. nightly (cst.). Pastor
Virginia Smith will be the
Revivalist. Ordination service
on Aug. 5 at 11 a.m. (cst)
Women of Bible Service Aug. 11
at 5 p.m. (cst). For information,
please contact Pastor Virginia
Smith @ (850) 569-5600, (850)
856-9056, Elder James Andrews
@ (850) 482-8766, or Brother
Bruce Ivey at (850) 251-4676.

Friendship Primitive
Baptist

Our morning Manna Ministry
would like to invite each one of
you to come out at 8 a.m.,
Saturday to fellowship with us.
Even Christians can sometimes
feel hopeless and powerless to
overcome adversaries. Maybe you
feel trapped in your job, or your
marriage is \in trouble and there
doesn't seem to be an answer. You
may have a child who is on the
wrong path, or maybe you are sin-
gle and have given up any hope of
ever meeting the right person. No
matter where you are, God can
turn your situation around; it could
start happening today! If you
believe with all your heart that
God has something great around
the comer for you, then hope will
take over. God's hope is such a
powerful thing that it can keep you
going when practically nothing
else can. That's because God's
hope will never fail or let you
down, even if everything else does.
For more information please con-
tact Elder Cedric Spradley, pastor;
Mother Patricia Spradley, founder;
Sister Lynn Bronson and Sister
Betty Carter, coordinators at,(850)
875-4002. We are located at 5775
Ben Bostick Road in Quincy.


Get Ready, Get Ready

The New Ecclesiastes Gospel
Singers are getting ready to start
our second Anniversary at 7
p.m., July 20- 21 and 4 p.m.,
July 22. We are requesting


groups, choirs, and soloists, so
come out and help lift up the
name of Jesus. If you or your
groups could not attend for any
reason, please give a donation; it
will be greatly appreciated. The
church is at 704 W. 4th Ave.,
Trinity M.B. For more informa-
tion, contact Tanya at 322-0371
and Pamela at 868-0346.

Mt. Pilgrim news

Mt. Pilgrim P.B. Church, 4730
Highbridge Road, welcomes eaFph
of you to our church services: first,
second, fourth Sunday, 11 a.m.;
third Sunday, 8 a.m.; Bible class, 7
p.m., Wednesdays; Church school,
9:45 a.m., Sundays.
"Wait on the Lord. Be of good
courage and He shall strengthen
thine heart. Wait, I say, in the
Lord." Psalm 27:14. Elder
Aaron Bush, pastor.

Mt. Zion Primitive
Baptist Church news

Revival will be held on July 23-
25 at 7 p.m. nightly, at Mt. Zion
Primitive Baptist Church.
Intercessory prayer each
Monday and Tuesday at 12 noon
Bible Study and youth teachings
Wednesday 7 p.m. Mass choir
rehearsal Thursday at 7 p.m.
Church school Sunday morning
at 9:30 a.m. Morning worship
service Sunday morning 11 a.m.
The clothes closet and food
pantry is available for those need-
ing this service. Please call 627-
8442 for assistance.
Trust in the Lord, and do good, so
shalt thou dwell in the land, and
verily thou shall be fed. Psalms
37:3. Deacon Jesse H and Mother
Maggie S. King attended the
Florida State Primitive Baptist
Youth Convention, which was held
at the Rosen Plaza Hotel in
Orlando. The Theme: Abide In Me
and I in You. John 15: 4-5.

Rev. Jackson, II to speak

Springfield AME Church in
Gretna would like to invite you to
an Appreciation Program for Rev.
Tarr C. Moss rL'=r r
on Sunday,
July 22 at 4
p.m. The
speaker for |
the occasion
will be Rev. .
Clarence Jackson, II, Pastor of
Greater Bethel M.B. Church in
Chattahoochee. We pray you will
be able to attend this celebration
and enjoy the blessings of the Lord.


Hinson Oil Company
S2040 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd.
Quincy, FL 32351 627-5322
We are Proud supporters
of the area churches


Griffin Furniture Co., Inc.
101 S. Adams St.
Quincy, FL
850-627-6830





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We Specialize In:
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Call Roberto Angeles for Free Estimate
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Bridal Registry & Gifts
Phone: 850.627.6418 Fax: 850.627.3476

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cell: 850-294-9868
office: 850-580-2220
fax: 850-580-2224
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Premier Mortgage Funding, Inc.
A local lender solving our problems!
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Quincy, FL 32352
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91 Old Mt. Pleasant Road Quincy, FL 32352
850-856-5071 Admissions 850-856-5856 Fax
850-856-5500 Main Number
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574-2786
Midway, FL
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Master Septic Contractor #SM0890241
Big Ben
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24 Hr. Wrecker Service
DAY OR NIGHT Auto Body Repair
PHONE (850) 627-6979
FA (850) 627-2330
iCt 2162 Pat Thomas Parkway
tj8Q uincy, FL 32351
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Daily Life Assistance ,
Companionship
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Grocery Shopping and Delivery
Phone: 850-875-3334 Cell Phone: 850-320-2315

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Land Clearing & Demolition
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8440 FL/GA Highway Havalna Office 850-539-8100 Fax 850-539-4703
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A day at the beach is a great
time for families and friends to enjoy the
beautiful summer weather. There are
many things that you can do at the beach:
swimming, playing in the sand, volleyball
and other sports, and looking at wildlife
There are some beaches where people can ride horses up and down the coast or
drive their vehicles directly onto the sand. There are even many different color
beaches; there are pure white sandy beaches, black sand beaches, yellow sand
beaches, and even red sand beaches. Many sports and activities can be fun on the
water; jet skis, sailboats, speed boats, skiing, and parasailing are just a few of the
fun things that are available to people who are looking to have a good time. near or
on the water.
The most important thing to remember when you are at the beach is safety. You
should always remember, for any activity at the beach, to wear sunscreen. Make
sure that you have a high enough spf to protect against the sun and'make sure
that it's waterproof. Reapply it as often as needed. You should also wear sunglasses
that will protect your eyes from the sun. Another important safety measure is to drink
plenty of water, in order to prevent dehydration and heatstroke, If you are swimming
in the water, always remember to swim with a buddy! This ensures that if something
happens to you in the water, there is someone there to get help It might be best to
look for a beach that has a lifeguard on duty Pay attention to the flag warning
system at most beaches; they will let you know if it's safe to get in the water Always
remember to listen to any rules that the adults you are with give you. This wili keep
you safe while you have a great time. Have a great day at the beach'

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Tallahassee, Florida 32311
(850) 942-2977


Kathryn A. Hathaway
Attorney at Law
Board Certified in Consumer BankrlpIcy Law
by th Amnerican Board of Certification
(850) 425-4700
1105 N. Duval St.
Tallahassee, Florida
Free info: 850-425-4707


2111 West Jefferson
Quincy, Florida
(850) 627-7196
Ray Guernsey, Agent


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 FLIGA Highway Havana
Office 850-539-8100 Fax 850-539-4703
Tim Loghmiller Jennifer Loghmiller
Mobile 850-933-4402 Mobile 850-251-2440
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17 W. Washington St.
Chattahoochee, FL 32324
(850) 663-2121


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2040 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Terry Jean Mick, DMD
Quincy, FL 32351 627-5322 103 W. Clark St. '1 315 N. Madison St., Quincy, FL 32351
We are Proud supporters incy, FL -1 627-9661 M-Th 8am 5pm
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QUINCY, FL 32351 850-627-7181
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If you would like to share news about
your family, social or organization's activi-
ties you may submit news and photos to
gctimes@comcast.net. People items are
free of charge, but must be received by 9
a.m. Monday for that week's issue.
Information may also be faxed to us at
627-7191 or brought to our office at 15 S.


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Madison, Quincy. ', ..


Scholarship Banquet


set for August 11


Kayla Amari Alexander Happy birthday, Shari


Kayla Amari Alexander will be
celebrating her 1st birthday on
Thursday July 19th. She is the
daughter of Latoyia Ford of
Quincy. Her maternal
grandparents are Cassandra Paris
and the late Avery G. Ford.
She is also the goddaughter of
Desmona and Carlton McWhite
of Quincy, and Letina Broadnax
of Quincy and Dexter McCall of
Greensboro, Fl.
Her birthday will be celebrated
at her home on Saturday, July 21
at 6 p.m.

Class of 1998

There will be a class meeting
for 1998 graduates of James A.
Shanks High School, Quincy
Educational Center and Gadsden
Technical Institute at 6 p.m.,
Saturday, July 28, at 815 Selman
Road, Quincy. Please log on to
www.freewebbs.com/1998forlife
for more information about our
10-year class reunion plans or,
contact Ronte' Harris at (850)
879-2531 or Robin Jackson at
(850) 627-6077.

James A. Shanks Class
of 1985 ,

James A. Shanks Class of 1985
will have a class meeting on
Sunday, July 29 at Apple's
Neighborhood Grill and Bar,
1401 NW Capital Circle,
Tallahassee.
For more information you may
contact Shelia Thomas-Dickey at
850-875-4934.


JaShari LaShaye Moore
celebrated her 1st birthday on July
13. JaShari is the precious gem of
Tasheka Moore. Her maternal
grandparents are Barbara Barnes
(Anthony) and Darryl Moore
(Pam). She is the little sister of
Mijah Williams. JaShari is the
goddaughter of Kashara Nolen.
JaShari was treated to a day of-
excitement attended by her family
and friends on her special day. A
birthday party will be given in her
honor on Saturday, July 28. All
family and friends are invited

Women of Power,
Purpose and Destiny
Apostle Jacquelyn C. Porter and
the Women of Power, Purpose
and Destiny (WPPD) staff would
like to invite everyone to the
conference to be held at Holiday
Inn Capitol East, 1355 Apalachee
Parkway, Tallahassee FL August
9th 11th. For more information,
please contact Apostle Porter at
(850) 574-3400 or '(229) 243-,
0075. We look forward to seeing
you there.


Local resident graduates
from Emory University

Gaye Bosley of Quincy
received a master's in divinity
from the Candler School of
Theology ofEmory University
in Atlanta, Ga., at its 162nd
commencement ceremony May
14, 2007.


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The Mack Lee Hill Scholarship
Committee will sponsor its first
annual banquet. The organization is
recently, formed and has been
established to help area teenagers
by providing scholarships in the
late Mack Lee Hill's name. This
award will presented annually to
two teenagers (1 male and 1
female) from our area high-schools
that best exemplify the spirit of the
late Mack Lee Hill.... a giant heart.
and competitive attitude. For those
of you who don't know, Hill was a
Quincy native and the first African
American from our area who
played professional football and
did great things in his short life.
After graduating from Carter-
Parramore High School in 1959,
Hill went on to attend college at
Southern University where he was
a running back, before being
drafted with the newly formed
NFL team, the Kansa City Chiefs.
Signing with the club as a rookie
Free agent Hill received a mere
$300 signing bonus, muscled his
way into the starting lineup and
earned a spot in AFL All-Star
Game. Unlike the millions of
dollars that athletes receive today
to play professional sports, he was
determined and :money didn't
matter just the love of the game.
But the love of the game and a
promising career was cut short
when the Quincy native suffered
tom ligaments in his right knee and
had to have what was to be routine
surgery. On December 12, 1965 the
Chiefs and the Quincy community
suffered a devastating blow when
Mack Lee had a sudden and
massive embolism and at the age of
S25 he passed away during surgery.
Known of his -teammates for his
"big heart and gentle touch," the
following year, the club bestowed
the Mack Lee Hill Award on its top


rookie of first year performer in
honor of this fallen young star.
Every year this award is presented
by Mack Lee's son Marzell Hill at
a formal banquet in Kansa City.
Nicknamed "The Truck" his
nuniber (36) is retired and Mack
lee was also inducted into the
Kansas City Chief's Hall of Fame.
Now it is time for the community
to honor Hill's other qualities of
being an honest and dedicated hard
worker to what he loved the most,
sports. In order to make this a
successful goal, we are asking for
your help! Please come out and
support this banquet to be held on
August 11 at 6 p.m. at the New
Bethel Multi-purpose Building
(across from UrgentCare) on
Highway 90 east. Tickets are'$15
per person of $255 per couple. The
event is semi-formal and dinner
will be provided. Tickets may be
purchased at The House of Music
(627-9309). The organization are
also selling ads for their first
banquet souvenir booklet, and
anyone wishing to purchase an ad
the cost is $25 for ? page, $50 for
half page and $100 for a full page.
If you are your business is
interested in placing an ad, please
contact Marzell at 559-0845,
Tomicenia at 627-2388 of Carolyn
at 627-1058. The deadline is august
3, 2007 at 5 p.m. Please adhere to
this date because ads must go to the
printers!
Your ad may include a business
card, drawing or a photo, but please
Arrange the ad with wording, as
you would want it to show in the
souvenir booklet.
For monetary contributions,
please make checks payable to:
Capital City bank
c/o Mack Hill Scholarship fund
4 E. Washington Street
Quincy, Florida 32351


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County

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FL) today announced
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County, Tuesday July 17 at the
Edward J. Butler County
Administration Building, County
Commissioners meeting room, E.
Jefferson Street in Quincy from 1
p.m. to 2 p.m.
Caseworkers from the office of
Senator Martinez will be
available to assist constituents
with concerns and issues ranging
from veterans services to
healthcare, Social Security,
Medicare/Medicaid, and other
services provided by the federal
government.
"Community office hours allow
me and my staff to better serve
Floridians by staying more
informed and up-to-date about
current questions and concerns,"
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million constituents in Florida, a
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Permits Clerk

Position #: 0095
Building Inspection

Salary Range: $8.75 $13.84
Position Closes: July 27, 2007


Screen and accept permit applications. Issue permits for the
Building, Permitting and Inspection Division. Assist in the
division's permitting function as directed by the supervisor.
Issue and renew contractors' license. Types correspon-
dence, data, form letters, and reports as needed. Process
daily mail for the Department (incoming and outgoing).
Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Outlook,
Internet Explorer, Blue Vista and Energov computer soft-
ware. Ability to read and interpret documents such as build-
ing applications and contractor's license applications.
Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
Possession of a high school diploma from an accredited
high school and two (2) years of general clerical experi-
ence. Must obtain a Permits Clerk Certificate within one
year of hire. A combination of education and technical
training may substitute for the required experience. Must be
able to type 35 correct words per minute. Possession of a
valid State of Florida Driver's license. Must become a
Notary Public. Submit a County employment application to
the Human Resource Office, 5-B East Jefferson St., Quincy,
FL 32353. Call 850-875-7243 if you have questions about
the position. You may email your resume to
faircloth@gadsdengov.net. You may obtain a copy of the
application by visiting our website at www.gadsdengov.net
EEO/AA. 07/19/07c


Building Official

Position #: 0013
Building Inspection

Salary Range: $24.09 $33.65 hourly
Position Closes: July 27, 2007


Plans, organizes and directs all building maintenance and inspec-
tion functions of the Building Inspection Division. Develops
departmental goals and objectives; establishes priorities, dead-
lines, systems, procedures and an organizational structure to
accomplish the departmental mission. Interpret and enforces
buildings, plumbing, electrical, zoning and fire safety codes,
mechanical, gas, energy code and all state laws. Investigates com-
plaints regarding codes or ordinance violations. Assist contrac-
tors, attorneys, and the general public in code interpretation, code
compliance and building permit information. Knowledge of
building, plumbing, mechanical and electrical trades; the Florida
Building Code, the national Electrical Code and the model build-
ing construction practices and techniques; modern supervisor and
office management techniques and budgeting. Possession of a
high school diploma and'ten years experience as an architect,
engineer, building inspector, or superintendent to building con-
struction; five years of which shall have been in responsible
charge of work. Possession of a valid State of Florida Driver's
License with a favorable driving record. Possession of License
Certification in Building Code Administration according the F.S.
468.607. Submit a County employment application to the Human
Resource Office, 5-B East Jefferson St., Quincy, FL 32353. Call
850-875-7243 if you have questions about the position. You may
email your resume to faircloth@gadsdengov.net. You may obtain
a copy of the application by visiting our website at www.gadsden-
gov.net EEO/AA.

07/19/07c


LEG~~AL


IN THE CIRCUIT
COURT OF THE
SECOND JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
GADSDEN COUNTY,
FLORIDA
Case No.:07000801CAA

SANDRA JEAN BANKS,
as Trusteee of

The Sandra Jena Banks
Revocable Trust
Plaintiff,

Vs.

The Unknown Heirs,
Devisees, Creditors,
Grantees and Other
Unknown Persons
Claiming By,
Through, Under or
Against HANNAH
BRADWELL,
Deceased; THE
ESTATE OF HANNAH
BRADWELL,
Deceased, if any; The
Unknown Heirs,
Devisees,
Creditors, Grantees and
Other Unknown Persons
Claiming By, Through,
under or Against
BENJAMIN
BRADWELL, Deceased;
THE ESTATE OF
BENJAMIN
BRADWELL, Deceased,
if any,
Defendants.



NOTICE OF ACTION

TO: THE UNKNOWN
HEIRS, DEVISEES,
CREDITORS,
GRANTEES AND
OTHER UNKNOWN
PERSONS CLAIMING
BY, THROUGH, UNDER
OR AGAINST HANNAH
BRADWELL,
DECEASED; THE
ESTATE OF HANNAH
BRADWELL,
DECEASED, IF ANY;
THE UNKNOWN
HEIRS, DEVISEES,
CREDITORS,
GRANTEES AND
OTHER UNKNOWN
PERSONS CLAIMING
BY, THROUGH, UNDER
OR AGAINST
BENJAMIN
BRADWELL,
DECEASED; THE
ESTATE OF BENJAMIN
BRADWELL,
DECEASED, IF ANY.

YOU ARE NOTIFIED
that an action to quiet
title to the following
property in GADSDEN
COUNTY, Florida:

See Exhibit "A" Attached

has been filed against
you and you. are
required to serve a copy
of your written defenses,
if any, to it on Curtis B.
Hunter, Plaintiff's
attorney, whose address
is 2618 Centennial
Place, Tallahassee,
Florida 32308, on or
before August 4, 2007,
and file the original with
the clerk of this court


either before service on
Plaintiff's attorney .or
immediately thereafter;
otherwise a default will
be entered against you
for the relief demanded
in the complaint or
petition.
Dated the 27th day of
June, 2007.

NICHOLAS THOMAS
Clerk of the Court

(SEAL)

By: Cynthia Daniels
Deputy Clerk

EXHIBIT "A"
Begin at the Northwest
corner of Hannah
Bradwell's land, run
South 22 degrees East,
600 yards to Frank Mims
Northwest corner,
thence North 65 degrees
East, 790 yards to stake
X, thence run North 25
degrees West along
W.H. Jenkins land line to
stake X, 605 yards,
thence run South 64
degrees West 795 yards
to the Point of
Beginning, containing 98
5/6 acres, more or less.

LESS AND EXCEPT:
A strip or parcel of land
350 feet wide across the
South side of lands
formerly belonging to
Ben Bradwell, lying
between the said Ben
Bradwell's West
boundary line and the
"Seventy" (70) line of the
West Florida Power
Company, and more
particularly described as
follows: Begin at the
Northwest corner of
Frank Mims land, and
run Easterly along
Northern boundary line
of said Frank Mims land,
1245 feet, more or less,
to the Seventy (70) line
of the West Florida
Power Company, thence
Northerly along said
Seventy (70) line 350
feet, thence Westerly
parallel to the said Frank
Mims North boundary
line 1245 feet, more or
less to the Seventy (70)
line, of the Est Florida
Power Company, thence
Northerly along' said
Seventy (70) line, 350
feet, thence Westerly
parallel to the said Frank
Mims North boundary
line Twelve Hundred
forty-five (1245) feet,
more or less, to the
West boundary line of
the said Ben Bradwell's
land, thence Southerly
along said West
boundary line 350 feet to
the Point of Beginning,
containing ten (10)
acres, more or less. All
of said lands situate,
lying and being in the
County of Gadsden,
State of Florida.
That part conveyed per
O.R. Book 10, page 181,
.containing 1 acre more
or less.
Commence at a Terra-
Cotta monument known


as being South 05
degrees 49 minutes 20
seconds West 1745.4'
feet from the Northwest
Corner of Lot number 76
of Moneil's Little River
Survey of the Forbes
Purchase in Gadsden
County, Florida,,and run:
South 53 degrees 39
minutes 22 seconds
West 49.86fTeet to the
centerline of State Road
Number 65-C, said point
lying on a curve concave
to the Southwesterly, the
Southeasterly along said
centerline curve with a'
radius of 4583.75 feet
through a central angle
of 08 degrees 38
minutes 57 seconds 'for
an arc distance of
691.95 feet (chord of
said arc bears South 32
degrees 01 minutes 08
seconds East 691.31
feet) to the Point of
Tangency, then South 27
degrees 41 minutes 40
seconds East 927.41
feet along said
centerline, then leaving
said centerline run then
North 62 degrees 49
minutes 50 seconds
East 50.15 feet to the
Easterly Right-of-Way
boundary of said State
Road, said point being a
point of curve to the left,
then southeasterly along
said Easterly Right-of-
Way boundary and'said
curve with a radius of
17,138.80 feet through a
central angle of 00
degrees 06 minutes 18
seconds for an arc
distance of 31.41 feet
(chord of said arc bears
South 27 degrees 45
minutes 34 seconds
East 31.41 feet) to a
concrete monument and
the POINT OF
BEGINNING. From said
POINT OF BEGINNING
run north 69 degrees 28
minutes 51 seconds
East (BEARING. BASE)
along an old fence line
and it's projection
thereof 1565.17 feet to
an iron bar, then
continue North 69
degrees 29 minutes 51
seconds East 7.0 feet to
the Southwesterly edge
of a creek. Then North
,17 degrees 45 minutes
39 seconds West along
said Southwesterly edge
6.89 feet, Then leaving
said Southwesterly edge
run South 71 degrees 44
minutes 49 seconds
West 7.0 feet to an iron
bar, Then continue
South 71 degrees 44
minutes 49 seconds
West 176.52 feet to an
iron bar, Then South 73
degrees 53 minutes 33
seconds West 235.97
feet to an iron bar, Then
South 78 degrees 43
minutes 53 seconds
West 290.21 feet to an
iron bar, Then South 81
degrees 12 minutes 26
seconds West 493.59
feetto an iron bar, Then
North 85 degrees 55
minutes 46 seconds
West 76.24 feet to an


iron bar, Then North 74
degrees 12 minutes 14
seconds West 466.83
feet to an iron bar on the
Northeasterly boundary
line of said State Road
65-C, Then South 27
degrees 41 minutes 40
seconds East along said
Northeasterly boundary
line 459.44 feet to a
concrete monument
marking the Point of
Curvature for a curve to
the left, Then
Southeasterly along said
Northeasterly boundary
line curve concave to
the Northeast having a
radius of 17,138.80 feet
and a central angle of 00
degrees 06 minutes 18
seconds an arc length of
31.41 feet (chord of said
arc bears South 27
degrees 45 minutes 34
seconds East 31.41 feet
to the POINT
BEGINNING; containing
4.94 acres, more or less.
7/5,7/12,7/19,7/26-07

IN THE CIRCUIT
COURT OF THE 2ND
JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
GADSDEN COUNTY,
FLORIDA
GENERAL
JURISDICTION
DIVISION.
CASE NO:
07000410CAA

U.S. BANK NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION, AS
TRUSTEE
PLAINTIFF

VS.

MARTIN THOMAS
COON; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF MARTIN
THOMAS COON, IF
ANY; ANY AND ALL
UNKNOWN PARTIES
CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER,
AND
AGAINST THE HEREIN
NAMED
INDIVIDUAL
DEFENDANTS) WHO
ARE
NOT KNOWN TO BE
DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID
UNKNOWN PARTIES
MAY
CLAIM AN INTEREST
AS SPOUSES, HEIRS,
DEVISEES,
GRANTEES OR
OTHER
CLAIMANTS; JOHN
DOE AND JANE DOE
AS
UNKNOWN TENANTS
IN POSSESSION
DEFEDANT(S)

NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE

NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to a
Summary Final
Judgment of
Foreclosure dated July
9, 2007 entered in Civil
Case No. 07000410CAA
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 the SOUTH
DOOR at the GADSDEN
County Courthouse
located at '10 EAST
JEFFERSON in Quincy,
Florida, at the 11:00
a.m. on the 9th day of
August, 2007 the
following described
property as set forth in
said Summary Final
Judgment, to-wit:
COMMENCE AT THE
SOUTHWEST CORNER
OF THE NORTHWEST
QUARTER OF THE
NORTHEAST
QUARTER OF
SECTION 33,
TOWNSHIP 4 NORTH,
RANGE 6 WEST,
GADSDEN COUNTY
FLORIDA,; THENCE
RUN SOUTH 399.70
FEET; THENCE WEST
35.40 FEET; THENCE
SOUTH 07 DEGREES
45 MINUTES 00
SECONDS EAST
1.22.30 FEET TO AN
IRON PIPE FOR THE
POINT OF BEGINNING,
THENCE FROM SAID
POINT OF BEGINNING
RUN SOUTH 05
DEGREES 36
MINUTES 18
SECONDS WEST 66.20
FEET TO A ROD IN
CAP; THENCE NORTH
86 DEGREES 00
MINUTES 00
SECONDS EAST 5.27
FEET TO A ROD IN
CAP LYING ON THE
WESTERLY RIGHT OF
WAY OF MAIN STREET
(STATE ROAD
NUMBER, 269), SAID
POINT ALSO BEING
THE POINT OF CURVE
TO THE LEFT HAVING
A RADIUS OF 2943.49
FEET; THENCE
SOUTHEASTERLY
ALONG SAID CURVE
AND SAID RIGHT OF
WAY FOR 1.86 FEET,
THROUGH A CENTRAL
ANGEL OF 00
DEGREES 02
MINUTES 10
SECONDS, CHORD OF
SAID ARC BEING
SOUTH 07 DEGREES
36 MINUTES 57
SECONDS EAST 1.86
FEET TO A ROD AND
CAP, SAID POINT
BEING THE POINT OF
A COMPOUND CURVE
TO THE LEFT WITH A
RADIUS OF 1236.59
FEET; THENCE
SOUTH EASTERLY
ALONG SAID CURVE
AND SAID RIGHT OF
WAY 21.41 FEET,
THROUGH A CENTRAL
ANGLE 00 DEGREES
59 MINUTES 31
SECONDS CHORD
OF SAID ARC BEING
SOUTH 08 DEGREES
07 MINUTES 47
SECONDS EAST 21.41
FEET TO ROD AND
CAP; THENCE
LEAVING SAID RIGHT
OF WAY RUN SOUTH
89 DEGREES 19
MINUTES 36
SECONDS WEST
786.85 FFET TO A


CONCRETE
MONUMENT; THENCE
NORTH 01 DEGREES
07 MINUTES 40
SECONDS EAST 12.42
FEET TO A CONCRETE
MONUMENT; THENCE
NORTH 01 DEGREES
40 MINUTES 23
SECONDS EAST 60.01
FEET ,TO AN IRON
PIPE; THENCE NORTH
83 DEGREES 50
MINUTES 00
SECONDS EAST
170.84 FEET TO THE
POINT OF BEGINNING.
Any person claiming an
interest in the surplus
from the sale, if any,
other than the property
owner as of the date of
the lis pendens, must file
a claim within 60 days
after the sale.
Dated this 9th day of
July, 2007.

NICHOLAS THOMAS
Clerk of the Circuit Court

(SEAL)

By: Betty Sue Sadberry
Deputy Clerk
7/19, 7/26-2007



IN THE CIRCUIT
COURT OF THE
SECOND JUDIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR GADSDEN
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO.: 07-000-233-
CA

DR. EARL CURRY,
Petitioner

Vs.

KYMBERLYNN SHAWN
HARVEN;
RANDEL DE WITT
CURRY; SANDRA
CURRY;
MIDRED LINDSAY;
MARVIN CURRY;
MICHAEL CURRY;
GERALD CURRY;
HOSIE
JOHNSON and CRAIG
JOHNSON,
Respondents.

NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: ALL UNKNOWN
HEIRS

YOU ARE NOTIFIED
that an action for
Amended Petition for
Determination of Heirs
of Lillian Curry, a/k/a
Lillian Gunn Curry and
Mary Johnson and
Complaint for Partition of
Real Property has been
filed against you and
that you are required to
serve a copy of your
written defenses, if any,
to Dr. Earl Curry, c/o
Valerie E. Janard,
Esquire, whose address
is 237 East Washington
Street, Quincy, Florida
32351, on or before
August 18, 2007 and file
the original with the
Clerk of this Court,
before service on
Petitioner or immediately
thereafter. If you fail to


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do so, a default may be
entered against you for
the relief demanded in
the Amended Petition.
Copies of all court
documents in this case,
including orders, are
available at the Clerk of
the Circuit Court's office.
You may review these
documents upon
request.
DATED: July 10, 2007

NICHOLAS THOMAS
CLERK OF CIRCUIT
COURT

(SEAL)

By: Taya Turner
Deputy Clerk
7/19,7/26,8/2,8/9

IN THW CIRCUIT
COURT OF THE
SECOND
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR GADSDEN
COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO 06-001573-
CA-A

THE CIT
GROUP/CONSUMER
FINANCE, INC.
Plaintiff,

Vs.

THE UNKNOWN
HEIRS, GRANTEES,
DEVISSE, LIENORS,
TRUSTEES, AND
CREDITORS OD ADA L.
MURRAY, DECEASED,
AND ALL CLAIMANTS,
PERSONS OR
PARTIES, NATURAL OR
CORPROATE, AND
WHOSE EXACT LEGAL
STATUS IS UNKNOWN,
CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST ADA L.
MURRAY,
DECEASED, OR ANY
OF THE HEREIN
NAMED OR DESCRIBE
DEFENDANTS OR
PARTIES CLAIMING TO
HAVE ANY RIGHT,
TITLE
OR INTEREST IN AND
TO THE PROPERTY
HEREIN DESCRIBED;
LEROY F. MURRAY;
ANDREW W. MURRAY;
TIMOTHY L. MURRAY;
JAMES E. MURRAY;
and all unknown parties
claiming by, through,
under or
against the herein
named Defendants, who
are not known to be
dead or alive,
whether said unknown
parties claim as heirs,
devisees, grantees,
assignees, lienors,
creditors, trustees,
spouses, or claimants;
TENANT #1 and/or
TENANT # 2,
the parties intended to
account for the person or
persons in possession
Defendants.
/

NOTICE OF ACTION

TO: THE UNKNOWN
HEIRS, GRANTEES,
DEVISEES, LIENORS,
TRUSTEES, AND
CREDITORS OF ADA L.
MURRAY, DECEASED,
AND ALL CLAIMATS,
PERSONS OR
PARTIES, NATURAL OR
CORPORATE, AND


WHOSE E
STATUS IS
UNKNOWN,
BY, THRO
OR AGAII
MURRAY,
DECEASE
OF THE
NAMED
DESCRIBE
DEFEDAN
PARTIES (
HAVE A
TITLE OR
AND TO TI
PROPERTY
DESCRIBE

Current
Unknown


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the following
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DESCRIPTION
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FEET TO
MARKER;
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DEGREES'
FEET; THEN
87 DEGREE
FEET;
THENCE.
DEGREES
FEET; THEN
TO THE
BEGINNING.
BEING
PARTICULAR
DESCRIBED
FOLLOWS:

BEGIN
CONCRETE
MONUMENT
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DELIVERY/ WAREHOUSE
CAREER OPPORTUNITY
We are looking for de-
pendable, self-motivated
people who enjoy working
in a retail dilivery/ware-
house position. If you
have a valid drivers li-
cense, are able to push,
pull, lift and/or carry mate-
rial up to 100 Ibs, please
consider joining our team.
The position offers a com-
petitive salary and benefits
package. Apply in person
at:. Farmers Home Furi-
ture 1608 W. Jefferson
Street, Quincy, FL 32351.


High School Graduates
Now taking applications
for trainees. Earn while
you leam one of many
available technical skills.
Good starting salary. No
experience necessary,
paid relocation. Must be
age 17-34, H.S. grad. Call
Mon-Fri 1-800-342-8123.


*Imperial Nurseries,
lavana. Inc., is looking, for an in-
ep side Sales Representative
eposit. to work in our Tallahas-
see, Florida location. Re-
)n. sponsibilities include tele-
marketing, customer serv-
-2807. ice, and outside sales ef-
forts. Preferred candidates
will have a Hort degree or
equivalent experience,
minimum 1 year experi-
ence with woody orna-
mentals, and minimum 2
XACT LEGAL years experience in a re-
, tail garden center. Candi-
CLAIMING dates with a Business or
UGH, UNDER Communications degree
NST ADA L. and work experience in
sales or customer service
D, OR ANY will also be considered.
E HEOREN Excellent interpersonal
and communication skills
O are needed. Individual
ED must be self-motivated.
TS OR Excellent benefits pack-
CLAIMING TO age: Medical, dental,
,NY RIGHT, 401k, paid vacation and
INTEREST IN more. www.imperialnurs-
HE eries.com. Send resume
Y HEREIN to: Tammy Pollack 90
ED Salmon Brook Street
Granby, CT 06035 Fax
Residence (860) 653-2919 e-mail
hr@mail.insy.com EOE.


NOTIFIED
action to


mortgage bn SWEET DOUBLE WIDE
property in MOBILE HOME
County, HAVING ,VIN
t: #SHGA6623A AN D
)N OF TITLE #0088591021 AN
G IN THE HAVING VIN
R OF SE ? #SHGA6623B
D AND TITLE
ORNER OF #0088591123.
OF SE ? Has been against you
ECTION 31, and you are required to
serve a copy of your
GE 6W; written defenses, if any,
AT THE NE to it on DOUGLAS C.
E? OF SW ZAHM, P.A., Plaintiff's
UTH attorney, whose address
S WEST, 91 is 18830 U.S. Highway
CONCRETE 19 North, Suite 300,
THENCE Clearwater, Florida
33764, on or before
WEST, 208 August 11, 2007, or.
CE SOUTH within thirty days after
S EST, 208 first publication of this
Notice of Action, and file
NORTH 3 the original with the
EAST, 208 Clerk of this Court at 10
ICE WEST East Jefferson Street,
POINT OF Quincy, FL 32351, either
before service on
'MORE Plaintiff's attorney or
RLY immediately thereafter,
AS otherwise, a default will
be entered against you
for the relief demanded
AT A In the complaint petition.
WITNESS my hand and
SMARKING seal of the Court on this
ORTHEAST 5 day of July, 2007.


CORNER OF THE
SOUTHEAST
QUARTER OF THE
SOUTHWEST
QUARTER OF THE
SOUTHWEST
QUARTER OF
SECTION 31,
TOWNSHIP
3 NORTH, RANGE 6
WEST, GADSDEN
COUNTY, FLORIDA,
AND RUN NORTH 86
DEGREES 43 MINUTES
08 SECONDS WEST,
90.64 FEET TO A
CONCRETE
MONUMENT; THENCE
RUN SOUTH 03
DEGREES 03 MINUTES
44 SECONDS WEST,
207.14 FEET; THENCE
RUN SOUTH 86
DEGREES 32 MINUTES
16 SECONDS EAST,
208.00 FEET TO AN
IRON ROD WITH CAP
(LB#5509); THENCE
RUN NORTH 03
DEGREES 00 MINUTES
00 SECONDS EAST,
207.20 FEET TO AN
IRON ROD WITH CAP
(LB#5509); THENCE
RUN NORTH 86
DEGREES 25 MINUTES
39 SECONDS WEST,
117.14
FEET TO THE POINT
OF BEGINNING.
TOGETHER WITH
THAT CERTAIN 2000


Nicholas Thomas
Clerk of Circuit Court

(SEAL)

By; Taya Turner
Deputy Clerk
7/12.7/19-07

NOTICE OF PUBLIC
SALE
Weeks Automotive gives
Notice of Foreclosure of
Lien and intent to sell
this vehicle on 7-31-07,
9:am at 18 South Ward
Street, Quincy Fl. 32351,
pursuant to subsection
713.78 of the Florida
Statues. Weeks
Automotive reserves the
right to accept or reject
any and/or all bids.
1993 Honda Accord L
1HGCB7564PA189292
7/19,7/26-07

IN THJE CIRCUIT
COURT OF THE 2ND
JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
GADSDEN COUNTY,
FLORIDA
GENERAL
JURISDICTION
DIVISION
CASE NO:


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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 24th day of July, A.D. 2007 and at a meet-
ing in the City Hall in Quincy, Florida at 6:00 p.m. on
the 14th day of August, A.D. 2007, to consider the
enactment of the following proposed ordinance enti-
tled:


AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CHARTER OF
THE CITY OF QUINCY, FLORIDA ADDING THE
DEFINITION OF VACANCY SUSPENSION BY
THE GOVERNOR; PROVIDING 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 to 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 evi-
dence upon which the appeal is to be heard.


This 16 day of July, A.D. 2007.
Sylvia Hicks, City Clerk
07/19/07c


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 24th day of July, A.D. 2007 and at a meet-
ing in the City Hall in Quincy, Florida at 6:00 p.m. on
the 14th day of August, A.D. 2007, to consider the
enactment of the following proposed ordinance enti-
tled:


AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE CODE OF
ORDINANCES, CITY OF QUINCY TO ADD TO
AND ANNEX TO THE PRESENT TERRITORY
INCLUDED WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS
OF THE CITY OF QUINCY THE AREA AND PRO-
VIDING 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 to 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 evi-
dence upon which the appeal is to be heard.


This 16 day of July, A.DI 2007.
Sylvia Hicks, City Clerk


LIBERTY COUNTY SCHOOL BOARD
REQUEST FOR BIDS TO REPLACE EXTERIOR SIDING
AND INSULATE HOSFORD ELEMENTARY & JR. HIGH
SCHOOL MAIN BUILDING IN HOSFORD, FL.
The Liberty County School Board is requesting proposals to
replace the exterior siding and insulate the main building of the
Hosford Elementary & Jr. High School.
SCOPE OF WORK
1. Remove all rotten exterior boards around the building and
replace them with comparable materials.
2. Install hardy board over the existing siding.
3. The successful bidders will be responsible for blowing insula-
tion of R-30 Valve into the attic and walls.
4. Install soffit under the roof gables where there is a facial
board.
5. Scrape and paint all original areas around the porch eves on
the north and south end of the building.
6. Paint all the surfaces with white exterior paint (2 coats).
7. Trim all windows.

The contractor shall visit the job site before submitting a formal
bid. The successful bidder must meet the requirements of the
Jessica Lunsford Act, be bonded, insured and have Worker's
Compensation Insurance as required by Florida Statutes. Proof of
all insurance requirements must be presented before the contract
is let. Questions concerning this project may be answered by call-
ing Greg Solomon, Director of Maintenance and Facilities at
(850) 643-2275 ext. 267. The Liberty County School Board
reserves the right to reject. any and all bids. No asbestos or
asbestos containing materials may be used in this project. All bids
must be sealed and labeled "Replacement of Exterior Siding
and Installation of Insulation of the Hosford School Main
Building". All bidders are requested to submit (2) two bids in sep
rate envelopes. One envelope must contain the bid for "work to
be done with labor and materials to be provided by the con-
tractor" and the second envelope must contain a bid for "work
to be done for labor only with the Liberty County School
Board providing all materials". The bids must be submitted to
the Liberty County School Board office at 12926 NW CR 12 by
4p.m. (ET) Thursday, July 26, 2007. Any bid received after this
time will not be considered.
07/19/07c


07/19/07c


LAWRENCE REALTY
(850) 875-8470 or 1-800-321-8545
Each office independently owned
and operated


ONLY A FEW BLOCKS FROM CHURCHES AND
DOWNTOWN! 3 BR, 2 BA home with separate living and
dining rooms. Fireplace.ANDAGUESTAPARTMENT!
$115,000 W-1684
QUIET AND PEACEFUL IN THE COUNTRY: 3 BR, 2 BA,
1,816sf home ON 23.71 ACRES! Separate living and dining
rooms. Fireplace, screened porch. Small Fish pond. Fenced
and cross-fenced. $295,000 C-1692

WITHIN MINUTES OF THE GOLF CLUB OF QUINCY:
MAGNOLIA VILLAGE is a planned community with lots on
Lake Carrol orwith a lake view. Underground utilities are
already installed. Four house plans are available, or use your
own. $35,000 per lot W-4225

BRISTOL: .33Acre lot in a new subdivision with several
homes in a country setting. LEVELAND READY FOR YOUR
DREAM HOME. $18,000 C-4313
CHATTAHOOCHEE: ALL CITY UTILITIES AVAILABLE
ON THIS BUILDING LOT in Torreya Heights. Lot is
44x140x170x195. FOR YOUR NEW TRADITIONAL
OR MOBILE HOME. $25,000 W-4324
CLARKSVILLE: Half-acre lot in a growing community.
$25,000 J-4326


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07000495CAA


DUETSCHE BANK
NATIONAL TRUST
COMPANY, AS
TRUSTEE
UNDER THE POOLING
AND SERVICING
AGREEMENT
RELATING
TO IMPACT SECURED
ASSETS CORP.,
MORTGAGE PASS-
THROUGH
CERTIFICATES,
SERIES 2006-5
PLAINTIFF
VS.
COREY D. POOLE;
UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF COREY D. POOLE,
IF
ANY; ANY AND ALL
UNKNOWN PARTIES
CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER,
AND AGAINST THE
HEREIN IAMED


INDIVIDUAL
DEFENDANTS) WHO
ARE NOT KNOWN TO
BE
DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID
UNKNOWN PARTIES
MAY
CLAIM AN INTEREST
AS SPOUSES, HEIRS,
DEVISEES,
GRANTEES
OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS; JOHN
JOE AND JANE DOE
AS
UNKNOWN TENANTS
IN POSSESSOIN
DEFENDANTS)
NOTICE OF
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to a
Summary Final
Judgment of
Foreclosure dated July
9, 2007 entered in civil
Case No. C1-07MF1527
of the Circuit Court of


106 W St1 Avenue
Talahalss., Fl 32303
850.222-2166 tel.
850-222-102 fax
www.yvrw eeco.eom
Call Dnna Card,
850508- 1235


Summerwind
in Liberty Co.
Nature abounds on
tlliee lovely lots
near Apalachicola
National Forest
Has paved roads
% ith county wvaler
and Talquin electric.
Great owner
financing available!
$25,900.


S"Brand New Canrmen Maria***
Build your custom home on one of these beauti-
ful wooded lots Located offMcCall Bridge Rd.,
near Lake Talquin Features two appealing
entrance signs. paved roads, streetlights. and
underground waier and elect ic.
Estimated completion is July 2007. 34.900.
Talquin Plantallon & Talquin Oaks
Enjoy the best of country I 1lng ui these two geal
subdivisions nea Lake Talquin with Talquin
water and electric. loblle homes welcome! Great
Owner Financing Available. $27,900.


LEAL


the 2nd Judicial Circuit
in and for Gadsden
County, QUINCY,
Florida, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder
for cash at THE SOUTH
DOOR at the. Gadsden
County Courthouse
located at 10 E.
Jefferson in QUINCY,
Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on
the 8th day of August,
2007 the' following
described property as
set forth in said
Summary Final
Judgment, to-wit:
LOT 3, BLOCK "D", OF
MIDWAY .FOREST,
PHASE I & II, A

DIVISION AS PER MAP
OR PLAT THEREOF, AS
RECORDED IN PLAT
BOOK 2, PAGE 61, OF
THE PUBLIC
RECORDS I OF
GADSDEN COUNTY,
FLORIDA.
Any person claiming an
interest in the surplus
from the sale, if any,
other than the property
owner as of the date of
the lis pendens, must
file a claim within 60
days after the sale.
Dated this 9th day of
July, 2007.
NICHOLAS THOMAS
Clerk of Circuit Court
(SEAL)
By: Betty Sue Sadberry
Deputy Clerk
7/19,7/26-07
IN THE CIRCUIT
COURT OF THE
SECOND JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
GADSDEN COUNTY,
FLORIDA


Case No.: 96-46
Division: Family
Steffany
Williams
Petitioner
and
Derrick Martin
Respondent. ,


67-CAA
WARNING: Rule
12.285, Florida Family
Johnson Law Rules of Procedure,
requires certain.
automatic disclosure of
documents annd
information. Failure to
comply can result in
sanctions, including
dismissal or striking of
pleadings.


Dated: June 22, 2007
NICHOLAS THOMAS
Clerk of Circuit Court
(Seal)
By Taya Turner
Deputy Clerk
6/28, 7/5, 7/12, 7/19-07p



North Florida Real
Estate
Ben Duncan 841-0606
SHAW FARM Estates 11
beautiful lots available on
HWY. 65 N. 1.72 to 4.72
acres. Prices start .at
$39,000.00 owner financ-
ing possible.
35 + acres with 10 acre
stocked pond. Older re-
modeled home. Very se-
cluded $450.000.00.
2 commercial lots near
CVS. Both for
$150.000.00
4.86 acres zoned com-
mercial in Quincy. 771' of
railroad frontage
$175.000.00.
Residential lot on Tobacco
Road in Havana
$35,000.00.


NOTICE OF ACTION
FOR SUPPLEMENTAL
PETITION TO MODIFY
CUSTODY OR
VISITATION
TO: Derrick Martin
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 Steffany Williams
whose address is 912
Joe Adams Road
Quincy, Florida 32351
on or before 7-30-07,
and file the original with
the clerk of this Court at
10 East Jefferson
Street, Quincy, Florida
32351, before service
on Petitioner or
immediately thereafter. If
you fail to do so, a
default may be entered
upon request.
You must keep the Clerk
of 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.


Apartamento de 1
Cuarto/1 Bano
$275.00/Mes. Buenas
condiciones situado en Mi-
dawy 15 High Bluff Ct. #F
Ilamar al Senor Moreno
850-443-3300.
1BR/1BA Apartment
$275.00/Mo Front and
Back Porsches good cbn-
dition 15 High Bluff Ct. # F
in Midway near Lake
Talquin State Park
850-443-3300.


Townhouse 4/rent
2BR/1.5BA Section 8 ac-
cepted in Qiuncy, Please
call (813)382-4261 Avail-
able soon.

89 S/W M/H 2BD/2BA,
fireplace. You pay for
movirig. Good condition
$12,000.00 or best offer.
James 879-9250 or
345-9662

VA Approved Newly con-
structed home
$220,000.00, Downtown
Quincy two minutes from
hospital 3BR/2BA
508-6270 or 508-4342.


Receiving Blood when I gave
birth to my first child
changed my life. My daughter
was born with a birth defect
and had multiple surgeries
during her lifetime. l'he blood
she received gave us more days
to cherish being with her until
she received her wings in
2002 at the age of 22.
-Bcth from Quincy


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any other newspaper!
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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


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If you would like to share news
about your school's activities you
may submit news and photos to
gctimes@comcast.net School items
are free of charge, but must be sub-
mitted by 9 a.m. Monday for that
week's issue. Information may also
be brought to us at 15 S. Madison
St., Quincy or faxed to 627-7191.


Schoo


New


Homes needed for exchange students


International exchange high
school students are coming to
study in Gadsden County dur-
ing the 2007-08 school year.
These students will integrate
themselves into a Gadsden
County family with the goal of
experiencing American culture
as an American high school stu-
dent does.
In turn they will provide
insight into their own culture.


STS Foundation, a nonprofit
student exchange organization,
is proud to help facilitate these
relationships.
They have been doing so for
the past 20 years and look for-
ward to finding new host fami-
lies in Gadsden County and
connecting them with exchange
students. Students this year
include Kun; he is a 17-year-
old boy from China who loves


playing the piano and painting.
He dreams of becoming an
architect and is very excited to
learn about American culture.
Charlotte is a 17-year-old
girl from Norway who loves
playing soccer. She is also fond
of animals and learning lan-
guages. She says she is very
excited to discover the people
and traditions of America.
They are both excellent stu-


dents and will have their own
spending money and health
insurance
The host family provides a
separate bed, family meals and
a safe environment.
If your family would be
interested in being a host fami-
ly pleasecall Sean at 1-800-
522-4678 or email seant@sts-
foundation.org and visit
www.stsfoundation.org


Bates, White receive


RFM athletic honors


Top readers awarded at Robert E Munroe


The nationally popular Accelerated
Reader program, seen in so many elemen-
tary schools,-encourages reading for all stu-
dents. Earning points per book reaps big
rewards for the classes participating.
Most often students receive ice cream
parties or the like from teachers. Individuals


accumulate personal AR points in an effort
to receive tqp recognition at the close of the
year. Students from Robert E Minroe Day
School receiving top points include: Front
row: Logan-Sunday, Knute Isley, Brandon
Marik, Hannah Touchton, Claire Taylor,
Garrett Franklin, Dashiell Bassett, Seth


Tremblay, and Emilee Harris. Second row:
Kaci Hall, Katie Howell, Morgan Bot, Joey
Fallis, Andrew Higdon, Walt Kelleher,
Olivia Fletcher, Blake Norman, Victoria
Anderson, Nicholas Bot, Will Harris, Grace
Kelleher, Khusbu Patel, and Andy Kunkler.
Back row; Leo Salazar, Jack McClellan.


At the final athletic banquet
of the 2006-2007, two students
were distinguished for their ded-
ication and spirit to Munroe
sports. Julia Bates'was given the
Top Sportsmanship award for
the year. This is a designation
nominated by'and voted on by
the varsity teams, Julia played
three sports for the Bobcats and
lettered all four years of her high'


school career.
Clay White- was presented
with the Gatorade Will to
Succeed award. This honor rec-
ognizes a player who plays
through adversity. In spite of an
injured shoulder, Clay contin-
ued to play basketball for the
season. His dedication to the
team and sport, earned him a
place on the "Adversity Plaque."


TCC catmpu note


Kurt Westfall exhibit
opens at TCC

Tallahassee -Community
College will honor the late Kurt
Westfall with the opening of the
newest exhibit at the College's
Fine Art Gallery. "Kurt Westfall:
Celebrating a Life in


Photography. A Retrospective
Honoring an Artist and
Educator" highlights the work of
the multi-talented photographer,
teacher, athlete, and coach who
died at the age of 59 on March
30, 2007.
The exhibit will be on dis-
play through Aug. 16 at the Fine


Art Gallery, located adjacent to
Turner Auditorium in the col-
lege's Fine and Performing Arts
Center.
The Gallery is open Monday
through Friday from noon to 4
p.m.
For additional information,
call 850-201-8713.


Fall deadlines
approaching

Aug. 1 is the deadline to get
your applications in for the Fall
2007 main session and A
Express session. For more infor-
mation, call Enrollment
Services at (850) 201-8555, or


apply online at
www.tcc.fl.edu/enrollment.
Additionally, Aug. 15 is the
deadline to pay for classes for
both the main and A Express
Fall terms. For more informa-
tion, call Financial Aid at (850)
201-8399 or go to
www.tcc.fl.edu/fa.


Fall Orientation

Fall Orientation at TCC ig
underway. To register for Fall
Orientation yet, please access the
EagleNet Web registration system
at www.tcc.fl.edu. For more info,
call (850) 201-8440 or go to stu-
dentsuccess@tcc.fl.edu.


You can trust theseI11r l. c aer oessionals to


Shanks High School, Class of '87 Reunion


James A. Shanks Class of
1987 held their 20th Class
Reunion, June 14-17 2007.
The "Get Acquainted" night
was at the lovely home of Mr.
Robert and Lomar Barkley.
The Formal banquet was
held at the Civic Center in
Tallahassee.
Our guest speakers were
the Honorable Judge Faye
Allen and our former teacher,
Ms. Leola Francis. The
Family Picnic was at Pat
Thomas Park in Quincy.
The Social Gathering was
at the Killearn Country Club
in Tallahassee.The Church
services were held at Mt.
Hosea M.B. Church. Our
speakers were the powerful
voices of Elder Calvin
Robinson, the Rev. Alvin
i
J


O'Neal and Prophet Ronal
Vickers.
Our Sponsors were: TDS
Telecom, Piggly Wiggly,
Lindy's Chicken, Victoria
Robinson and other
Classmates. Our photographer
was Reginald Forehand.
The classmate attendees
were, pictured, Roxanne


Brown,
Barkley,
Carolyn
Brady,
Dawn
Smith,
Michael


President, Regina
Stephanie Reese,
Marshall, Donna
Malcolm Bryant,
Germany, Bianca
Tammy Hodges,
Brown, Chelisa


Kirkland. Vice President,
Sonja Pratt, Tamara Moore,
*Reginald Sherman, *Yontina
Wilson, Lenton Hatten, Juanja
McSwain, Carla Harrison,
Sabrina Lockwood, La Tonya


Rollinson, Pamela Simmons,
LaDonna Hogue, Lt. James
Shaw, *Curtis Sconiers,
*Debra Givens, *James Britt;
Roger Harrison, *Daryl
Richardson, Crise Gordon,
Ronald Vickers, Kathleen
Lanier, *Eddie Battels, Sarita
Bryant, Renita Barkley, *Joe
Rittman, *Tarolyn Wiiliams,
*Tracey Crews, Angela
Hudson, Kathy McNealy,
Christopher Williams, *John
Price, David Dixon, *Victor
Barkley, *Alvin O'Neal,
*Trevor Bethea, Not Pictured
were: Lt. Bobby Collins,
Tonja Fitzgerald, Carmen
Holt, Calvin Robinson, Willie
Dean McClurkin.

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In the Gadsden County mar-
ket, Capital City Bank associate
Tiffany Parker has been promoted
to assistant vice president and
community banker. Her responsi-
bilities include handling con-
sumer loans, making referrals to
business partners and helping to
develop new business in Gadsden
County. She joined the Bank in
1999 with the acquisition of First
Union in the Macon Market.
During her career with Capital
City Bank, Tiffany has served as a
personal banker, office manager
and sales coach for the Alabama
and Georgia region. She is also
celebrating her third year in the
Mentee Program.
Congratulations, Tiffany!
Mary Alice Tiller has been
promoted to assistant vice presi-
dent and office manager for the
Capital City Bank Quincy Office.


Tiffany Parker
She joined the Capital City Bank
team in 2004 with the acquisition
of Quincy State Bank. Prior to her
new position, Mary Alice was a
lender at the Quincy Office. She is
currently responsible for the
tellers, CSRs and the daily opera-
tions of the Bank. Mary Alice has
been involved in the Mentee


Mary Alice Tiller
Program since 2005, and became
a mentor this year.
Congratulations, Mary Alice!
Capital City Bank associate
Brian Timmons has been promot-
ed to assistant vice president and
community banker for the
Gadsden County market. He
joined the Bank with the acquisi-


Brian Timmons
tion of Quincy State Bank. Brian
has worked in several positions,
including teller, CSR, proof oper-
ator, wire transfer clerk and oper-
ations clerk. He is currently
responsible for lending functions
and sales growth within the
Gadsden County market.
Congratulations, Brian!


The Gadsden County Times July 19, 2007 B9

GEMS parent meeting to be held

All parents and families of Gadsden Elementary Magnet School
students are encouraged to attend a meeting, 5:30 p.m., July 26 in
the school's cafeteria. We will be electing new officers for the
School Advisory Council (SAC) and the Parent Teacher Association
(PTA). Please make plans to attend this very important meeting. If
you have ally questions, please contact the school at 627-7557.

Program helps low-income seniors

The Senior Companion Program of Elder Care Services current-
ly has openings in Gadsden County for low-income. seniors to par-
ticipate. The Senior Companion Program (SCP) is designed to offer
healthy, active seniors age 60+ the opportunity to serve in their com-
Smunity 20 hours per, week assisting frail elderly clients in their
homes. In return for their service, SCPs earn a modest tax-free
stipend, mileage reimbursement, free accident/liability insurance,
recognition, earn paid leave and participate in ongoing training
opportunities. The financial benefits earned by SCPs are not subject
to any tax or considered as wages for the purpose of any public
assistance.
Senior Companions typically provide companionship, respite
care, and light homemaker services in the homes of designated
clients.
Anyone interested in becoming a Senior Companion should con- -
tact Elder Care Services Gadsden County SCP Coordinator, Mary
Milton, at 850 245-5935 or 850 508-6315.
The Senior Companion Program is Federally funded by the
Corporation for National Service and sponsored locally by Elder
Care Services, a United Way Agency.


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