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Title: Gilchrist County journal
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Thetis F. Fisher
Place of Publication: Trenton Fla
Creation Date: March 24, 2005
Frequency: weekly
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Trenton Youth Is Recognized As Buyers Support Sarah Tanner In Purchase Of

A Hero In Saving His Family In Swine Entry For $38.00 A Pound At

House Fire Friday Night Livestock Sale


The home of Keisha Bowers,
in northwest Trenton, was
completely gutted by fire
Saturday morning at 2:00 a.m.
Mrs. Lorraine Hogan
explained that before Keisha
went to bed, she went into the
kitchen and was preparing to
cook some French fries. "She
was called into a bedroom to
one of the children's beds and
she must have just fallen asleep
there," the grandmother
explained.
"TJ, her.six-year-old son, got


out of bed just before 2:00 a.m.
to wake up his mother and tell
her he smelled something in the
house," his grandmother
Lorraine Hogan explained.
When the mother got out of bed,
she went to the kitchen and
discovered the kitchen was on
fire.
The mother of six children
was able to get her two-month-
old daughter Ali, her three-year-
old daughter Courtney, a two-
year-old son J-ray and TJ out of
the mobile home. Two of the


children were staying with their
grandmother at her house on
Friday night.

Mrs. Hogan explained that
Keisha went back into the house
to get some belongings but the
fire and heat had gotten too hot.
Keisha and the children were
able to get out of the home but
they were unable to save
anything. The mobile home
belongs to Nimrod Brazil of
Trenton.


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Fat Steer Showmanship Junior Division winners pictured from left, Quitney Kincaid
third place of Three Rivers 4-H Club of Gilchrist County; Wyatt Durrance second place of
Flatwood Friends 4-H of Gilchrist County and Erin Jones won first place of Wilcox 4-H
Club of Gilchrist County. These men shown in the background sponsored the belt buckles
in the Fat Steer Showmanship division. From left Chuck Cook, Benny Jerrels, Greg
Sanchez and Gene Faircloth. Photos by Anna Wild.


Junior Division Record Book winners pictured from left, Dustin Cason third place of
Wilcox 4-H Club of Gilchrist County, Katie Quincey second place of Osceola 4-H Club
of Gilchrist County and Katie Wilkerson first place of Wilcox 4-H Club of Gilchrist as
Suwannee River Fair President Mark Bishop presents the awards.

Suwannee River Fair and Livestock Show photos continued on pages ten and eleven.


DOT To Hold Public
Meeting Thursday
Night To Discuss
Improvements
To SR 26
The Florida Department of
Transportation will host a public


kick-off meeting Thursday,
March 24th at the Trenton
Elementary School cafeteria
beginning at 5:00 p.m.
This meeting will be held to
allow the public to ask the
Department of Transportation
staff questions regarding the
maps and drawings of the


proposed corridor of SR 26
from Newberry west to the
intersection of US 19 in
Fanning Springs.
At 7:00 p.m. DOT staff will
make a presentation followed by
a public comment period.
A Project Development and

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Fair Sale Sets
New Record
By Cindy Jo Ayers
SThe 53" Annual Suwannee
River Fair and Livestock Show
and Sale came to a close on
Wednesday, March 16th with
another record-breaking sales
total. This annual fair market
animal sale ended with a total of
$663,495.00. The 2004 sale
total was $640,913.00. A total
of 48 fat steers, 125 feeder
steers and 218 swine were sold.
The highest bid of the day
was produced by a group of
buyers that paid $38.00 a pound
for Sarah Tanner's 260 pound
swine entry. Sarah is a special
young lady to the people of Gil-
christ County. She is a member
of the Bell FFA. Over 40 buyers
pooled their revenues to support
this young lady who was so ex-
cited to be able to show her ex-
hibits in the 2005 Suwannee
River Fair. Sarah is a very tough
16-year-old student who has
been battling cystic fibrosis for
many years. She has bI-e'
spenuii.g a lot of her tin. at
Shands Hospital at the Univer-
sity of Florida where she is re-
ceiving treatment for this dis-
ease. She was allowed to attend
the fair and participate in the
sale just long enough to sell her
pig. The purchase of her pig
was made in support of her cou-
rageous fight against this life-
threatening disease:
Candace Sanchez's Grand
Champion fat steer sold for
$15.00 a pound. Candace is a
member of Dixie FFA. The Re-
serve Champion fat steer was
exhibited by Megan Anderson


The Gilchrist County Com-
mission held a public discussion
to consider changes in the cur-
rent impact fee of $1,480.00 for
new residential development
into the county.
Gilchrist County Clerk Joe
Gilliam presented a brief review
of impact fees and how this
revenue mechanism can only be
used to fund capital expendi-
tures related to growth.
Impact fees are changes im-
posed by local government
against new development. Such
charges represent a total or par-
tial reimbursement for the cost
of additional facilities or serv-
ices necessary as a result of the
new development. Rather than
imposing the cost of these addi-
tional facilities or services upon
the general public, the purpose
of impact fees is to shift the
capital expense burden of
growth from the general public
to the developer and new resi-
dents.
Impact fees levied by a local
government must meet what is
referred to as the "dual rational
test" in order to withstand legal
challenge. First, there must be a
reasonable connection, or ra-
tional nexus, between the an-
ticipated need for additional
capital facilities and the popula-
tion growth generated by the
new development. Second, the
government must show a rea-
sonable connection between the
expenditure of the funds col-
lected and the benefits accruing
to the new development from


Sarah Tanner of Bell FFA left is shown with her good friend Lindsey Martin as the two
girls are in the sale ring of the Suwannee River Fair and Livestock Show on Wednesday,
March 16th. Photos by Anna Wild.
of Dixie FFA. Megan's steer sold his Reserve Champion Some 298 chickens were exhil
brought $10.00 a pound. swine for $10.00 a pound, ited, as well as 150 rabbits. Tt
Orrie. Branch of Dixie FFA Fat steer sales totaled horse show, which was held c
sold his Grand Champion feeder $190,455.85, feeder steer total March 5th, had 31 entries. Th
steer for $5.50 a pound. Kyle sales were $265,930.40, and beef heifer show was also hel
Cook of Levy 4-H sold his Re- swine total sales were on March 5th and had 42 ei
serve Champion feeder steer for $207,108.75. tries.
$5.50 a pound. There was a total of 386 en- This fair continues to be
James Shouse of Kountry tries in the Home Economics success due to the tremendous
Kids 4-H sold his Grand Cham- division. The dairy cow show support of'the citizens and bus
pion swine for $12.00 a pound. had 41 entries, while the dairy ness owners of the Tri-CounI
Kolton Lambert of Dixie 4-H orrt chrx, had 13 xvhihlitr.c- n


those expenditures.
There are four characteristics
of legally sufficient impact fees.
First, the fee is levied on new
development or new expansion
of existing development. Sec-
ond, the fee is a one-time
charge, although collection may
be spread out over time. Third,
the fee is earmarked for capital
outlay only; operating costs are
excluded. Fourth, the fee repre-
sents a proportional share of the
cost of the facilities needed to
serve the new development. The
clerk also provided the board
with estimates from the 2003
Florida Statistical Abstract
identifying that the population
of Gilchrist County is estimated
to grow at a high rate to 21,000
by 2010.
Commissioner Randy Dur-
den explained to the board.that
he felt it is time for the county
to review impact fees. He ex-
plained that the industrial and
commercial impact fees are
rather high at this time and they
could be considered to be low-
ered. "A drive-through restau--
rant in Gilchrist County under
the current guidelines would
pay over $30,000 in impact
fees," Durden explained.
Mr. Durden also said, "Im-
pact fees are imposed to help
local government keep up with
the rate of growth."
Commissioner Durden ex-
plained that his impact fee pro-
posal took into consideration the
Gilchrist County Road Depart-
ment under Transportation-


Capital. Under Transportation-
Roads the proposal included the
widening and paving of county
roads. The proposals identi-
fied the needs that the Gilchrist
County Sheriff's Department
has requested. The proposal also
identified the need for addi-
tional space by the Board of
County Commissioners regard-
ing the courthouse and the dif-
ferent service organizations that
come under the board as de-
partments. The entire proposal
is based on a ten-year estimate
on what the county will need in
regards to growth in these iden-
tified service areas.
SThe Transportation-Capital
identifies the need of many
types of equipment and the relo-
cation of the Road Department
to the county property near the
intersection of CR-307 and US-
129, five miles north of Tren-
ton. The total anticipated cost
over a ten-year period is
$1;793,400. With an estimated
50 percent of these costs gener-
ated by growth over a period of
ten years divided by an average
of 130 impact fees, the esti-
mated cost is $689.77
The Transportation-Roads
line item identifies $625,000
annually for road widening,
paving and shoulder work. This
category also shows $50,000

annually that would be estab-
lished for the purchase of right-
of-way. The total of the two line
items is $6'5,000. On the basis
that 50 percent of this amount is
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amount by an average of 130
impact fees the amount would
be $2,596.15.
The Gilchrist County Sheriff
Department Capital Projects
identifies the need for a new jail
at $5 million, a full hand live
scan system at $40k, four. new
patrol vehicles per year at
$25,000 each for a total of $1
million, a Power 911-Direct 911
system at $21k and the paving
of the law enforcement parking
lot at $60k. All of this together
is $6.1 million. The proposal
estimates 50 percent of these
needs are due to growth and
identifies $3.06 million divided
by ten years at $306k. Divided
by a average of 130 impact fees
each year, the impact fee would
be $2,354.23.
The Gilchrist County Board
of County Commission identi-
fied that the need of additional
office space for constitutional
officers will cost $750k. Addi-
tional parking for the court-
house and county governmental
facilities is identified at $200k:
The need for additional office
space in the Gilchrist County
Building Department is esti-
mated to cost $350k. The total
of this Board of County Com-
mission proposal is $1.3 mil;
lion. With 50 percent of these
needs based on anticipated
growth over a ten year period
divided by 130 impact fees a
$500 impact fee would fund
these identified needs.
The total of impact fees for
all four categories is $6,140.15:
Commissioner Durden gave i
line item of a 60 percent total
impact of $3,684.09 and a 50
percent total impact fee pro-
posal at $3,070.08.
Commissioner Durden ex-
plained that he didn't identify
fire service as a part of the im,
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Residential Impact Fees

Proposed To Be Increased In

Gilchrist County
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GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2005


Gilchrist County Journal
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Comments
By: John M. Ayers
Will Gilchrist County test
the waters and move forward in
an attempt to impose a franchise
fee on utilities using county
right-of-ways?
The county commission, in
an earlier meeting, requested
Attorney John McPherson to do
some research and give the
board a report in a later meeting.
During the March 21st Mon-
day evening meeting, McPher-
son explained that his review of
superior courts cases would al-
low the county to charge for the
use of public right-of-way.
In this meeting, McPherson
told the board that at this time
Gilchrist -County does not re-
.ceive any rental or service fee
from any utility or telephone
'company regarding the use of
-the county right-of-way.
"Gilchrist County is not sup-
posed to be giving away the use
-of public property to private use
without a fee," McPherson ex-
.plained.
McPherson also asked the
board if they "anted a new
;right-of-way user fee. "Does the
county \%ant to now go back and
'charge the users of the right-of-
,way for their lines being located
on the county property?"
McPherson asked.


"Are there other counties in
Florida that are charging this
user's fee," Commissioner
Sharon Langford asked the at-
torney. "I don't know for sure,
but Gilchrist County might be
the first to do this," the attorney
explained.
Lynette Vermillion, Com-
munity Relations Manager and
Bill Park, Service Coordinator
with Progress Energy of Florida
Inc., represented the utility
company in this meeting.
Lynette Vermillion explained
that Progress Energy would like
to be involved in this discussion
of the ,proposed utility franchise
rental agreement when the
county fills in the blanks. She
explained that in the past when
the utility company is charged a
franchise fee, the utility com-
pany passes on the fees to the
customers.
Mrs. Vermillion explained
that at this time the utility com-
pany does not have a franchise
agreement or pay any of the 35
counties they serve a franchise
fee. She did explain that the
utility company does have frai-
chise service agreements with
some of the municipalities they
serve.
SBill Park explained that Pro-
gress Energy h'as not" charged
Gilchrist County any fees "Whih
the company has to move utility
lines out of the right-of-way.
Mr. Park also explained to the
five-member board that 98 per-


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Date High Low High Low
Thu 3.055 ft. -0.055 ft. 2.910 ft. 0.288 ft.
Mar 24. 05 12:49 AM 7:32 AM 1:26 PM 17:42 PM
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Mar 25, 05 1:29 AM 8:00 AM 1:47 PM 8:16 PM
Sat 3.071 ft. 0.222 ft. 3.209 ft. -0.234 ft.
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Sun 2.994 ft. 0.437 ft. 3.338 ft. -0.409 ft.
Mar 27, 05 2:46 AM 8:55 AM 2:30 PM 9:25 PM
Mon 2.856 ft. 0.688 ft. 3.443 ft. -0.499 ft.
Mar 28, 05 3:27 AM 9:24 AM 2:55 PM 10:03 PM
Tue 2.653 ft. 0.962 ft. 3.498 ft. -0.481 ft.
Mar 29. 05 4:11 AM 9:54 AM' 3:24 PM 10:46 PM
Wed 2.391 ft. 1.247 ft. 3.477 ft. -0.355 ft.
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cent of the utility lines provid-
ing service to customers in Gil-
christ County are overhead
lines. Mr. Park also explained
that 75 percent of Progress En-
ergy's lines are located on state
road rigtpf-wy 4pd~ 9i st
County has an estimated 25 per-
cent .f.'. l-utilynoany
service line on county right-of-
way.
Gilchrist County Road De-
partment Supervisor Justin Wat-
son told the board that the
county does have maintenance
costs involved in keeping up the
right-of-way.
Mr. Watson was asked how
he felt regarding the mainte-
nance of the right-of-way on the
proposed gas pipeline. "I feel
we need to put a charge on the
right-of-way where the gas
pipeline will run through Gil-
christ County," Watson ex-
plained..
In the closing of this discus-
sion, McPherson recommended
that the county should begin to
require companies to come into
the building department to get a
permit before installing new
utility lines on the county right-
of-way. The board instructed the
attorney to draft information in-
volving a permit that the board
could review in their next
meeting.


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A Letter To
The Editor
Please allow me to a
Mr. Heaton once more. I
want to engage in a cont
debate with him. Howe
would like to say the follow
Mr. Heaton, although I
agree with your reasoning
appreciate your polite an
soned response to my
My reason for writing it
defend my Church from
label of "the great ap
church." As we Catholi
not have a weekly forun
as you have to defend an
mote our beliefs, we ar
great disadvantage. Anm
fortunately, Catholic belie
already much misunder
As a very brief summary:
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Mary, or believe the Pc
perfect human being (no
you personally have state
of these, but they are cot
misconceptions). And, sui
We DO read the Bible.
importantly, we believe o0
ovation comes through th
fering and death of Jesus.
While defending my
Church, I did not mean to
cize yours, or any other (
tian church. One of the gr
aspects of living in this cc
is that we both have the fre
to practice our relig
What's more, we are all p
the body of Christ, and, as
we should strive for that
that He so desired for us
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Elementary Cafeteria
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Environmental Study is
currently underway evaluating
transportation needs for this 23-
mile portion of SR 26. The
improvements to this state
highway system will be to four-
lane along this corridor and
determine whether the improved-
system will run through the


'6 Boyette

u Family
Dearest Friends,
- We "The Boyette Family" are
. truly touched'and blessed by the
O overwhelming support we have
received since we lost our home
6= to fire. Your support has helped
make this difficult time in our
family's life a bit brighter.
We would like to take a min-
ute and say thank you. Some-
times the words "thank you"
can't seem to compare to the
reason as to why they are said.
To us, this feels like one of
those times. You all have given
S us support in so many ways,
shapes and forms and all were
S equally as important as the
other. From lifting us up in
prayer, clothes to wear, food to
Seat, financial help, a kind word,
a card or just a shoulder to lean
6 on, you have provided this for
a) us. What a very humbling expe-
S rience we have been fortunate
enough to receive.
We do not have the privilege
- of knowing each of you on a
personal level but we are sure
that in giving to us any of the
S above you had to make sacri-
S fices of your own. We know in
today's world that nothing
comes easy and for you to reach
- out to help another in need is
E sometimes a stretch and a bur-
den because you have your own
O situations and families to pro-
.. vide for. Your support is truly
appreciated and will be kept in
our hearts and memories for the
) rest of our lives. .We are all
doing fine and looking forward
- to what lies ahead for our fam-
S ily.
Please continue to keep us in
your thoughts and prayers and
- also keep being the community
S we have been blessed from and
know we have around us.
Thank you so much,
The Boyette Family,
Shelby, Rhonda, Jarred, Por-
ter and Emma
A note for our volunteer fire
departments,
-x God, bless 'your effoptsu-in
giving your tini and pssiblh
'yto'r livess' tofight' fires 'in' our
county. I can only hope you re-
ceive the support needed to
continue this extremely needed
service for our residents and
businesses. Without you, our
volunteer fire departments,
more acreage, homes and busi-
nesses would be at risk of being
lost. Thank you for your gift of
service and keep driving on.
You are appreciated!


municipalities of Trenton and
Newberry or detour around
these communities.
The public's attendance in
this meeting is encouraged. For
more information on this subject
contact Deborah Miller, Project
Manager of the FDOT,
800-749-2967 or email:
lehnrnh miller(Tdrlt stnte fl nc


Gilchrist County to make it their
home," Commissioner Langford
added.
He went on to say, "At this
time Gilchrist County is in need
of another EMS Center."
"Gilchrist County does not
have many industrial and com-
mercial businesses. I look for-
ward to further discussion of
this portion of the impact fees,"
said Commissioner Mitchell
Gentry.
"I think the impact fee in-
crease is a move in the right di-
rection," Commissioner Kenrick
Thomas stated.



Rhino Outdoors To
Host Clay Sporting
Event May 7
Rhino Outdoors of Williston
is hosting a clay sporting event
on May 7th for the Collegiate
Veterans Society of Santa. Fe
Community College. For team
registration or sponsorship in-
formation, contact the veteran
affairs office at SFCC.
A four-man team will cost
$400 which includes shells,
clays, BBQ lunch and the
chance to win a $1,000 cash
prize. The proceeds from this
event will help the Collegiate
Veterans place a 92 foot flag-
pole on the SFCC campus along
1-75. This flagpole will be
dedicated to the honor of .all
veterans who have served our
nation on all fronts as well
those who sew:ed on U.S. sol.
X,.C'n"e join ,is ,ad. help us honpr
all of our veterans.
For more information call
Jeremy Clements, President, at
395-5506 or 281-4355 or
Courtney Wilson, Event Coor-
dinator at 395-5506.


The Bishop
(Kent Heaton)


A bishop is one who is an "overseer." The
term is used five times in scripture, four by the
apostle Paul and once by the apostle Peter. "This
is a true saying, If a man desire the office of a
bishop, he desireth a good work" (1 Timothy,
3:1). "A bishop then must be blameless, the hus-
band of one wife, vigilant, sober, of good behav-
ior, given to hospitality, apt to teach (1 Timothy
3:2). "For a bishop must be blameless, as the
steward of God; not self-willed, not soon angry,
not given to wine, no striker, not given to filthy
lucre (Titus 1:7). "Paul and Timothy, the ser-
vants of Jesus Christ, to all the saints in Christ
Jesus which are at Philippi, with the bishops
and deacons" (Philippians 1:1). "For ye were as
sheep going astray; but are now returned unto
the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls" (1 Peter
2:25).
Church historians have suggested there was
confusion to the role of the bishop since so little
was said about them in New Testament. From
records of men in church history, the term bishop
is given a role of headship outside the writings of
the Bible. A study of the word of God will show
the true nature of the role of the bishop.
Paul wrote to Titus with instructions concern-
ing the organization and structure of the early
church. In Titus 1:5-7, Paul reminds Titus the rea-
son he left him in Crete was to "set in order the
things that are lacking, and appoint elders in
every city as I commanded you if a man is
blameless, the husband of one wife, having
faithful children not accused of dissipation or
insubordination. For a bishop (literally over-
seer) must be blameless, as a steward of God..."
In Paul's epistle, the elder and the bishop are the
same person. Whatever role the elder has, the
bishop has the same role. When Paul Wtrote to
Timothy, he gave him the same organization and
structure of those who would oversee the local


church (1 Timothy 3:1-2).
The role of the elder and bishop is to oversee the
local congregation of God's people. They must be
willing to desire the office of a bishop and to fulfill
the role given to oversee the church. Their work of
overseeing is evident in Luke's account of a meet-
ing Paul had with the elders from Ephesus (Acts
20:17). When the elders arrived, Paul exhorted
them concerning the work he enjoyed with the
church at Ephesus (Acts 19) and then warned them
in verse 28: "Take heed therefore unto yourselves,
and to all the flock, over the which the Holy Spirit
hath made you OVERSEERS, to feed the church
of God, which he hath purchased with his own
blood." Acts 14:23 tells us that elders were ap-
pointed in every church. The church in Jerusalem
had elders (Acts 15). And ELDER and a BISHOP
are the OVERSEERS of the church.
A bishop or elder must be a man, he must be
married and he must have believing children,
among other qualities listed in 1 Timothy 3:1-7 and
Titus 1:5-9. The work is to oversee the work that is
among them in the local church. There is no higher
order of authority beyond the local congregation of
God's people. God never authorized a diocese or
district or Sacred College that is found in religions
of men.
A bishop and elder is the same person. There is
no distinction given in the Bible that gives bishops
a higher role of authority in the church than that
which is ascribed to elders. The Bible is the guide
to define the meaning and roles of bishops. The
apostle Peter was a bishop or elder (1 Peter 5:1-4)
but he was never a "Pope" as church historians sug-
gest. Bishops oversee the local church (Acts 20:28)
and there was always a plurality of men serving!
We will not be judged by church history but we
will be judged by the gospel of Jesus Christ (Ro-
mans 2:16; John 12:48).


Trentpn Church of Christ
463-3793 502 Northeast 7th Street Trenton, Florida 32693
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Gilchrist Commission
Concludes Impact Fees
Will Be Reviewed Be-
fore Fees
Are Adjusted
(Continued from Page One)
pact fee needs because fire
service has a dedicated source
of at this time.
"In my profession of con-
struction and that of a devel-
oper, we have been involved
with impact fees many times,"
explained Jon Gray, a resident
of Gilchrist County. He told the
five-member board, "I recog-
nize that impact fees are identi-
fied to pay for growth. In
Osceola County in 1990, a resi-
dential impact fee of $1,250.00
was imposed on new residential
development. At this time the
impact fee in that area is $25k.
each. I think impact fees can be-
come additive and the fees
might be increased whenever
we need more for growth."
"If there is a need for
growth, I think it should be
tempered and reviewed. I don't
think that all of the needs for
additional revenue should be
tied completely to impact fees,"
Gray stated.
Gray further explained that
the need for additional revenue
should also be based on a per-
centage of ad valorum taxes.
The boaid explained to Mr.
Gray that Gilchrist County is
presently at a 10-mill cap. The
property td~camiagla in the State',
of Florida ,cannot,, ecee.d: -,...
mills.
"I would be glad to offer my
time to be involved in the future
workshops to further discuss
impact fees in Gilchrist
County," Mr. Gray added.
Gilchrist County Sheriff
David Turner applauded the ef-
fort by the commission to do the
study involving impact fees and
present this information for dis-
cussion.
"Most people that I talk to
agree that the impact fee for
residential development needs
,to be increased. I have spoken
with Dixie County officials and.
they are considering raising
their impact fee to $2,500,"
Commissioner Langford ex-
plained
"The increase of the impact
fee to extreme amounts would
place, a burden on our young
graduates trying to return to


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THURSDAY. MARCH 24. 2005


GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


Page Three


Howard Michael Jones, left, the new Executive Director of the Nature Coast
Business Development Council, attends the Levy County Commission meeting on
March 8th. He stands with Carol McQueen, board member and Mayor of
Fanning Springs; Delight Curtis, Executive Director of Pure Water Wilderness,
and Mark Gluckman, Chair.


Wilderness (PWW) attended
R, m county commission meetings in
the three counties to give a re-
port on the state of tourism in
our area, the potential economic
Impact of tourism, and the pro-
jects that are being funded by.
the Suwannee River Water
Igi F E i Management District and the
Sparkling Sprinfgs., ris.tlers,. Enansng sll Department of Environmental
Protection for the Suwannee
Pure Water River Wilderness Trail.
Wilderness Mr. Gluckman appeared,
chairman Seeks along with Executive Director
airman Delight Curtis and other board
County'Partnerships members and staff, to explain to
By Stacey Brown the commissioners that there is
During March, Mark Gluck- funding available, in the area of
man, Chairman of Pure Water $4 million, from the water man-


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agement.district, the state and
the DEP to enhance facilities
along the length of the Suwan-
nee River on the Suwannee
River Wilderness Trail, which
runs from White Springs to the
Town of Suwannee.
He stated that tourism is not
making the economic impact it
could in the Tri-County area,
partly because the tourism infra-
structure is "ini its infancy," and
partly because no partnerships
have been formed between the
counties and private businesses
to promote tourism. He stated
that tourists spend in excess of'
$64 billion a year in Florida,
and that studies have shown that
the Dixie, Gilchrist and Levy
county area is only a "pass-
through" for tourists, who spend
an average of $28-$48 a day per
person, whereas when they
spend the night, they spend an
average of $128 per day per
person.
The Dixie County Commis-
sion meeting was held on March
3rd and the commission was ex-
cited about the prospect of
writing:grants to make Guaranto
Springs a. full-service river
camp with sleeping platforms
and perhaps a cabin or two for
paddlers to travel the river.
The Gilchrist Commission
meeting was held on March 7th
and the commission was inter-
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grants to make Hart Springs a
more tourist-friendly venue for
paddlers coming down the river.
The Levy Commission meet-
ing was March 8th and the
commissioners are still weigh-
ing which project is the most
promising.

Social &
Personal
Happy belated birthday
wishes to Meredith Andrews on
March 23'.
Happy Birthday wishes to
Stacy Scott, Temica Dickerson,
Heath Carlisle, Temon Phillips,
and Bryan Murnahan on March
24th; to Toni Valenzuela on
March 25"; to Kara Smith, Scott
Roberts, Eugene Covington,
Laura Spears, Ryan Weaver,
Royce Phillips, and Christy
Lucero on March 26th; to Joe
Morales, Joshua Elkins, and
Mike Hartzog on March 27th; to
Etta Stewart, Tangela Rome,
Reggie Speers, Taylor Frazier,
Julie Cox, Nicki Barry, Audrey
Thomas, Sharon Akins Lang-
ford, and Brother Tim Nugent
on March 28th; to Josh Stoner,
John Kirkpatrick, Mary E.
Rogers, Brenda Kirby, Jesse
Greer, and Mary K. Rogers on
. March 29th; and to Jeffrey Bar-
bera, Scott Summers, Adan
"Chico" Torres, Trip Lancaster,
Lester Sandy, and Shirley Har-
rell on March 30th.
Happy Anniversary wishes to
Mr. and Mrs,:Kepny Corbin on
March 25th; and to Marvin and
Janice Parsley on March 27h.


Marriage
Applications Filed In
Gilchrist County
Delmar Leon Douglas II and
Christina Denise Crawford,
both of Newberry, Florida.


Marriages Filed In
Gilchrist County
Kenneth Wayne Summers
and Janelle-Joy Alexandra
Wendt were married on March
5, 2005 by Rev. Alfred N. Paul-
son, Jr.
Gerald Edward Kierflan and
Vilma Ceballos were married
on March,12, 2005,by, Marvin
R. Williams.
,Wadie ,Wayne., S pears. and
Falon Desiree LaJoie were mar-
ried on March 12, 2005 by
Verna M. Wilson.
Kevin Roger Williamson and
Barbra Michelle Tindale were
married on March 12, 2005 by
Rev. Wesley J. Joynrer.


Gilchrist
County
Community
Corner And
Calendar
Kastlestone Realty of Trenton
wishes to thank the community
for the over $930 that they col-
lected in a boot drive at the traf-
fic light last weekend to benefit
the March of Dimes.
THIS WEEK'S EVENTS
Thursday, March 24:
Trenton Elementary NO
DRAMA PRACTICE. Bell
Elementary School Family
Reading, 2:30 and 5:00 p.m.,
Computer Lab, Trenton JV/V
Baseball vs. Bell, 4:00 p.m.,
Bell; Bell Magnet Program -
Bell 8th Grade Visits, 9:00 a.m.;
in Trenton; Play Rehearsal
(Drama) 2:45 p.m., Auditorium;
Track Meet vs. Cedar
Key/Chiefland, 2:30 p.m.,
Chiefland; FCA Fun Day, 3:00
p.m., Football Field/Concession
Stand; JV Baseball vs. Trenton,
4:00 p.m., Bell; MS Softball vs.
Lafayette County, 4:30 p.m.,
Bell.
Friday, March 25: ALL
SCHOOLS NO SCHOOL.
Trenton Relay for
Life/American Cancer Society,
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m., Traffic
Light in Trenton.
Monday, March 28: ALL
SCHOOLS RESUME. Trenton
Elementary Drama Practice,
2:30. p.m. Trenton V Softball
vs. Dixie County, 5:30 p.m.,
Cross City. Bell MS Baseball
vs. Bronson, 4:00 p.m., Bell; V
Baseball vs. Cedar Key, 5:30
p.m., Cedar Key.
Tuesday, March 29: Trenton
Faculty Meeting, 7:15 a.m.,
Media Center, JV/V Baseball
vs. Bronson, 4:00 p.m., Trenton.
Trenton Elementary School Ac-
celerated Reader, 5-7:00 p.m.
Bell Play Rehearsal (Drama),
2:45 p.m., Auditorium; JV/V
Baseball vs. Chiefland, 4:00
p.m., Chiefland; JV/V Softball
vs. Lafayette County, 5:00 p.m.,
Mayo; V Baseball vs.
Chiefland, 7:00 p.m., Chiefland.,
Springhouse Quilters, 9:00 a.m.
and 7:00 p.m. (Nite Owls),
Springhouse Quilter's Guild
building, SR 26, west of Tren-
ton.
Wednesday, March 30: Bell
and Trenton Conference Track
Meet, 9:30 a.m., Branford.

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* Information & Safety Booths


* Lots of Food including a Bake Sale
by B.H.S. Cheerleaders and Red Hat Society

* Drawings For Door Prizes


* Face Painting by Debi Davis


* Car Wash by Youth of Bell Baptist Church'

* Blood Mobile Lifesouth


* Free Blood Pressure & Glucose Checks
by Tri-County Primary HealthCare

* Jail-n-Bail- F.C.A. of B.H.S.


From The
Bookshelves
Of The Bell
Library
The adult book I previewed
this week was an older novel,
The Girl on the Beach written
by Velda Johnson. It is a mys-
tery concerning a young wife
who was killed. Her husband
spent years in prison for the
crime but now there is doubt of
his guilt. My friend was read-
ing The Bridges of Madison
County which is also a novel
that was written a few years ago
but is still a real page turner and
you will not want to put it.down
until you reach-the final page.
Robert James Waller is the
author.
The beginning reader book
was I'm Going to New York to
See the Queen written by Patty
Wolcott. As the young lady
travels along she tells everyone
she meets where she is going
and who she will visit. It will
be a surprise to the reader be-
cause she is going to see a large
ocean liner, The Queen Eliza-
beth.
The junior book is about how
the students planned their sci-
ence fair but The Great Science
Fair is a real disaster! Mos-
quitoes buzzing around the
school stinging everyone; vol-
canoes exploding and throwing
muddy water on the judges who
were beiig fed a new diet of
ground-up worm patties are a
few of the mega-disasters.
We are unpacking and card-
ing new books every day. You
must come by and see these, es-
pecially the beginning readers
that are great and so attractive.
Our large print shelves are fill-
ing up with new novels.
Most of the Left Behind series
are also available.
The Bookworm


Search For Yesterday
Chapter 25 Now
Available
The Levy County Archives
Committee, active since 1976,.
has published Search For Yes-
terday, a 24 chapter book of
people, families, stories, re-
.cprds,: and phpots opf Leyy
County.
i i\Vie nowi.ha'e Chapter 25 for
sale at McElroy's Barber Shop
in Chiefland, Ayers Office Sup-
ply in Trenton, and all Levy
County libraries. We have all
chapters for sale. For more in-
formation please call Lindon
Lindsay at 493-4006. You may


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also contact any member of the-
committee.
Lindon J. Lindsay:

Farm Bureau To Be
Closed For Good
Friday
The Gilchrist County Farm:
Bureau will be closed on Friday,:
March 25th in observance of'
Good Friday.
The Farm Bureau office will:
also be closing at 2:00 p.m. on:
Tuesday, March 29th in order to:
attend Farm Bureau Day in
Tallahassee. They will re-open.
on Wednesday at the regular
time.

Gilchrist County
Solid Waste
Department
Announces Hours
During Easter
Holiday
The Gilchrist County Solid
Waste Department will be
closed on Friday, March 25,
2005 for the Good Friday Holi-
day. This includes the South-
east and Northeast Drop-Off
Sites and the Mobile Recycling'
Unit for the City of Trenton.
The regular schedule for the
Solid Waste Department will re-
sume on Saturday, March 26;
2005. The City of Trenton Re!
cycling route will be re-
scheduled for Monday, March
28, 2005.
If you have any questions,
please call 463-3'185. Please
have a safe and happy holiday.

Assembly Of Fine
Artists To Have
Wearable Art
Fashion Show
April 16
The Assembly of Fine Artists
will be holding their Wearable
Art Fashion Show April 16h at
the Telford Hotel and Restau-
rant in White Springs at 2:00
p.m.
Participating models 'are
asked to call (352) 542-3043 for
their fittings as soon as possible.
You are eligible to participate if
you are 18 to 83 years of age;
weight 98 to 165 pounds and
mineasure 14' l'"rto 6'2"' While
others are being fitted, you will
be6 able to watch video tapes of
previous shows.


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Saturday, March 26


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Live Entertainment All Day
Karaoke, Music, and More...


1 -1:45 pm
The Old Time Way
Bluegrass Gospel

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Big cypress -
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Pine Grove Baptist Team Braeya Hudson
From left, back row are Jared Douglas, Nick Mercer, and Jacob Douglas. On the Chieflan
front from left are Sabrina Seal, Brittany Davis, and Mallory Billings. Baby lHudSO She is
brotherr


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welcomed by her big
Tirholas Hudsonn


Seth and Luke Ramsey


Baby Ramsey
Luke Ramsey is a new big
brother! Seth Hayden made his
way into the world on Thurs-
day, February 10, 2005 at 1:03
p.m. at Shands at Alachua Gen-
eral Hospital. Seth tipped the
scales at 9 pounds, 7 ounces and
measured 20-1/2 inches in
length.
He was welcomed home by
his parents, Travis and Lindsey
Ramsey and brother Luke.
Also on hand were paternal
grandmother, Rhonda Sawyer


and great-grandparents Leonard
and Jean Edmonds of Old
Town; maternal 'grandparents
Chuck and Barbara Chewning
of Cross City; and great-
grandparents, Bob and Lucille
Lindsey of Fanning Springs.
Seth and Luke are the great-
grandchildren of the late Pat
Lindsey and Hollis and Evelyn
Chewning.

Boredom, after all, is a form
'of criticism.
-William Phillips


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11:00 am Morning Worship Service
6:00 pm Wednesday Bible Study
Nursery provided 9-12 Sunday Morning
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Sunday School ............ 9:45 am
Morning Worship ............. 11 am
Evening Worship ................ 6 pm
Wednesday Evening Services:
Adult Bible Study, Children, & Youth ... 7 pm
Pastor: Rev. Jimmy Corbin
Church Phone: 386-935-3575
"Committed to Reaching People for Christ"


PINE GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
t 16655 N. W. CR-339 Trenton, Florida t
352-463-2151
www.pinegrovebaptistchurchtrentonfl.com
Bro. Greg Douglas, Pastor
Bro. Rickey Whitley, Minister of Students
Early Worship Service...............................8:30 AM
Sunday School/Bible Study.....................9:45 AM
Late Worship Service..............................11:00 AM
Youth ..................................................... 5 :00 PM
Evening Worship Service ....................... 6:00 PM
Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting, Team Kid &
Youth Upper Room Worship...................7:00 PM
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(Across from Trenton High School)
SOwners/Directors
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Braeya Reann Hudson was
born on February 12, 2005 at
North Florida Women's Center
in Gainesville. She weighed 7
pounds, 9 ounces, and measured
21 inches in length.
She is the daughter of Alex
and Sherry Hudson of Trenton.
Her maternal grandparents are
Glenn and Pamela Hottinger of
Trenton and her paternal grand-
parents are Tammy Weaver of
Trenton and Alex Hudson Jr. of


First Baptist of Cedar Key Team
From left are Ben Bainbridge, Steve Wilson, Youth Minister; Evan Lyons, Kacey


Miller, and Laura Hodges.
Harmony Association
Hos WS Y utiif1 Y"
Volleyball
Tournament And
Rally
On Saturday, March 19h, the
Harmony Baptist Association
held its Annual Volleyball
Tournament at Pine Grove Bap-
tist Church in Trenton. There
were 22 registered teams which
all played for the championship.
The Pine Grove Baptist and
First Baptist of Cedar Key
teams made it to the finals with
First Baptist of Cedar Key win-
ning the Modem Day Prophets
tournament for the second year
in a row.
Between a Friday night rally
with the M.P.D. band playing
some awesome music and the
tournament there were over 400
youth participating.
Don't miss next year's tour-
nament.

Carole Gaddis To
Appear In Concert
At Full Gospel
Outreach April 3.
Carole Gaddis will be ap-
pearing in concert on Sunday,
April 3, 2005 at the Full Gospel
Outreach Church in the 6:00
p.m. service.
An accomplished singer-
songwriter and guitarist for 20
years professionally, Carole be-
gan her work for the Lord as a
social worker counseling unwed
mothers regarding assistance in
planning for their unborn babies
with adoption as an alternative
plan. However, with disap-
pointments and trials following
a path of struggling in the music
field, Carole found herself in a
hospital emergency room with
chest pains. Her cry for help
was answered by the attending
physician who gave her a pre-




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scription of Bible study at a
spirit-filled church. :.
He:i [he rest o'f her te-iinion'
and music in person at the Full
Gospel Outreach Church located
four miles north of Chiefland on
U.S. 19. For more information,
call the church office at 493-
1175 or The Praise Shop at 493-
0209.

Mt. Nebo Baptist
Church To Hold
Revival Meetings
April 10-13
The community is invited to
Mt. Nebo Baptist Church April
10th through 13th for their Spring
Revival Services. The church is
located three miles north of Bell
on Highway 340 West.
The services will begin on
Sunday morning, April 10th at
11:00 a.m. The evening serv-
ices will begin at 6:00 p.m. on
Sunday evening. Monday
through Wednesday evenings
the services will begin at 7:00
p.m. The evangelist will be
Rev. Jake Cravey from Cross
City. Brother Jake is a true man
of God and will be bringing
.messages straight from God's
Word.
There will be special music
each service ant Mt. Nebo's ex-
citing choir will be singing at
each service. Make plans now
to be there every night. There
will be a nursery provided for
those needing it with qualified
workers staffing it. For more
information you may contact the
church's pastor, Brother Jimmy
Corbin at (386) 935-3575.

Jonesville Baptist
Church Presents Free
Showing Of The
Passion Of The Christ
Jonesville Baptist Church
would like to invite you to a


free showing of Mel Gibson's
iovi "The Pa.. ..l./ th&
.. .pv .e '7 Paii of 't'hi"
Christ on Friday, March 25'" at
7:dO p.m. 'Come and join us and
experience the true love and
passion of Christ.
Jonesville Baptist Church is
located at 17722 SW 15th Ave-
nue in Newberry. You can
contact the, office Monday-
Friday, 8:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m.
by calling 352-472-3835
or visit our website at
www.jonesvillebaptist corn.
We would also like to invite
you to our Easter Sunrise serv-
ice on Sunday, March 27th at
7:00 a.m. Also join us at 10:00
a.m. for our Easter cantata, Be-
lieve.


North Florida
Regional Medical
Center Hosts Annual
Easter Sunrise
Service March 27
Celebrate with North Florida
Regional Medical Center at its
annual Easter Sunrise Service
on Sunday, March 27th at 6:45
a.m. The service will be held on
the banks of North Florida Re-
gional Medical Center's duck
pond located on the east side of
the hospital.
Community Pastor Scott
Whitaker will lead the inspira-
tional, nondenominational wor-
ship service. Enjoy refresh-
ments and listen to uplifting
musical performances by
Everett and Polly McConn, and
Katie and Katherine Smith as
the sun peeks through the trees.
The service is free and open to
the community. In case of rain,
the service will be cancelled.
For more information, please
contact Corliss Gibbons in the
NFRMC Marketing Department
at 333-4970.


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Soil And Water
District Meeting To
Be Held April 5
There will be a meeting of the
Levy Soil and Water Conserva-
tion District on Tuesday, April
5, 2005 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ag
Center in Bronson. The public is
invited to attend.


Welcomes you to come worship with us
Sunday School 10:00 a.m.
Sunday Praise & Worship 11:00 a.m.
Evening Praise & Worship 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Bible Study 7:00 p.m.

Pastor: Dewayne Bowdoin
Phone 463-6543
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PRISCILLA BAPTIST CHURCH

5509 S.W. County Road 232, Bell, Florida
(Between Bell & Trenton 2.5 miles West of SR 129)

SSunday School..........................10:00 AM
Morning Worship.....................1:00 AM
Evening Worship..........................6:00 PM
Wednesday Night Prayer/Youth...7:30 PM
Be a part of an exciting time of Worship and Bible Study.

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Spring Ridge First Church of God
presents:

The Jellybean Gospel

Easter Egg Hunt!
Saturday, March.26th, 9-11 am
Join us for donuts/coffee/juice, plus crafts,
the egg hunt and hear what the "Easter Froggie"
has to say about
the love of Jesus!
(We're on 340, 1 mile east of 47, or 1 mile west of Blue Springs)
Easter Sunday Schedule:
Sunrise service 7:00 Breakfast 7:45 Classes 9:30 Worship10:45



Join us in a morning of worship...



GOSPEL CONCERT

"Pure Harmony"






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On Sunday, April 3, at 11 a.m.
@ Bethel Baptist Church
7.070 S.W. CR-334A
Trenton, Florida 32693


'(S.R. 26 to CR-334A, 11/4 north on 334A)


THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2005


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Area Churches To Celebrate

Easter With Special Services
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in.g-Hutchison
To Weed
Mr. and Mrs. Douglas W.
King of Chiefland announce the
engagement and approaching
marriage of their daughter,
Melanie R. King to Louis B.
Hutchison of Chiefland, son of
Mrs. Katherine B.-Hutchison
and the lae Donn E. Hutchison,
of Horseshoe Beach.
Miss King is a 1989 graduate
6f Chiefland High School and a


1993 graduate of the University
of Florida. She is employed by
the Levy County School Board
and King.Appraisal Service.
Mr. Hutchison is a 1986
graduate of Dixie County High
School and is employed by Co-
lumbia Mechanical Construc-
tion, Inc.
The wedding is planned for
May 7, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. at the
Chiefland Golf and Country
Club in Chiefland. All family
and friends are welcome to at-
tend.


gilchrist County Journal
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207 N. Main Street (352) 463-7135


Adam's

SRedeemer
March 27, 2005
Easter Sunday 11 am
Trenton Church of God
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Garbage Service

DUMPSTERS 352-472-7133 C & D ROLLOFFS
AVAILABLE 352-463-6122 AVAILABLE-.


Dr. Richard W. Wagner
BOARD CERTIFIED OPTOMETRIST
S218 N. MAIN STREET (U.S. 19) CHIEFLAND, FL 32626


Christian Fellowship
Community Church
To Have Easter
Sunrise Service
March 27
Christian Fellowship Com-
munity Church will be having
an' Easter Sunrise Service at
6:30 a.m. on March 27th. The
service will take place at the
church's new property on
Highway 129, approximately
six miles north of Trenton, next
to the transportation facility.
The Sunrise Service will in-
clude a song service and a con-
tinental breakfast. For more in-
formation you may call 463-
7506 or 352-262-5465.

Ebenezer Baptist
Church To Have
Easter Sunrise
Service
Ebenezer Baptist Church is
having an Easter Sunrise service
and it will begin at 7:00 a.m. on
the church grounds. Following
the Sunrise service breakfast
will be served in the fellowship
hall.
The time for Sunday School
and Morning Worship services
will be changed to 8:45 and
10:00 for Easter Sunday only.
Everyone is cordially invited
to attend. and celebrate and
honor the resurrection of Jesus.

First Baptist Church
To Have Easter
Sunrise Service
March 27
First Baptist Church of Tren-
ton invites the residents of Gil-
christ County to their Easter
Sunrise Service which will be
held at their new property lo-
cated approximately two miles
south of Trenton on Highway
129.
The service will begin at 6:45
a.m. and will include special
music by the church choir to
prepare your hearts for a mes-
sage from God's Word.
The Worship Service will be-
gin, after breakfast in the fel-
lowship hall, at 10:00 a.m. The
Sanctuary Choir '.fil be' pre-
senting Like A Lamb, which will
be followed by a message from
Pastor Wendell Bishop.
All are welcome. For more
information please call the
church office at 463-2038.

Good Shepherd
Lutheran Church
Announces Holy
Week Services
Good Shepherd Lutheran
Church will have the following
services during the closing days
of Lent beginning with Palm
Sunday through Holy Week,
culminating with Easter Sunday.
The dates and times are as fol-
lows:
Services on Palm Sunday,
March 20th will be at 10:30 a.m.
Procession with Palms: Divine
Service with Holy Communion;
Services on Holy Thursday,
March 24th will be a Maundy
Thursday Divine Service with


Holy Communion and Stripping
of the Altar at 7:00 p.m.,
Services on Good Friday,
March 25th will be a Tenebrae
Vespers Service at 7:00 p.m.;
Services on Saturday, March
26th will be an Easter Vigil at
7:00 p.m.;
Service on Easter Sunday will
be a Sunrise Matins Service at
7:00 a.m.; an Easter Breakfast at
8:30 a.m., ,and a Divine Service
with Holy Communion at 10:30
a.m.
Good Shepherd Lutheran
Church is located on Highway
19, approximately three miles
north of Wal-Mart, across the
street from Dakotah Vineyards
at 14303 NW 143" Place. We
invite our friends from the Tri-
County community to join us
during this year's Holy Week.
For more information you may
call 352-493-4597.
Adele Beront,
Publicity


Easter To Be
Celebrated At
McCall's Chapel
McCall's Chapel's Easter
celebration will begin at noon
on Good Friday, March 25th,
where the old tradition of wor-
ship on Good Friday will be
combined with a more modern
tradition of the Tenebrae serv-
ice. The service will start at
noon.
Easter Sunday starts with a
Sunrise service the 7:00 a.m.
There will be no Sunday school,
but there will be an 11:00 a.m.
service. After the service there
will be dinner on the grounds
and an Easter egg hunt for the
children.
How often do we say, "We
need to bet back to church, or
we need to start going to
church?" What better time is
there than Easter Sunday?
We'll be looking for you.
McCall's Chapel is located one
mile north of the Dixie County
line on Highway 349 and eight
miles south of the intersection
of U.S. 27 and Highway 349.
For more information call Pas-
.tor Taylor at (386) 935-0595.

Mt. Nebo Baptist .
Church To Have
Easter Sunrise
Service
We would like to invite the
community to join us on Easter
Sunday, March 27th at 6:30 a.m.
for a Resurrection Celebration
at our Sunrise service on the
Slawn of Mt. Nebo Baptist
Church. There will be special
singing followed by an inspira-.
tional message by the pastor,
Brother Jimmy Corbin. Fol-
lowing the service there will be
.a Continental Breakfast served
in our fellowship hall and eve-
ryone is invited to attend.
Regular services will follow
with Sunday school at 9:45 a.m.
and morning worship at 11:00
a.m.
Mt: Nebo is located three.
miles north of Bell on Highway
340 West. Come and celebrate
our Risen Savior. God bless
you.


Old Town United
Methodist Church To
Host Children's
Easter Celebration
And Egg Hunt
March 26
The Women of Old Town
United Methodist Church will
host their annual Children's
Easter Celebration and Egg
Hunt at the church on Saturday,
March 26, 2005 from 10:00 a.m.
to 12 noon.
All children of the commu-
nity are invited.
Remember to bring your bas-
ket and come see what is in the
eggs. Lunch will be served.

St. John The
Evangelist And Holy
Cross Catholic
Churches Announce
Mass Schedules
St. John the Evangelist and
Holy Cross Catholic churches
announce their schedules for
Holy Week and Easter. St. John
the Evangelist Church is located
on Highway 27A in Chiefland
and Holy Cross Church is lo-
cated on Highway 19/98 in
Cross City. ,
SMarch 24thi Holy Thursday
Services 6:00 p.m., Recon-
ciliation; 7:00 p.m., Lord's
Supper Mass, both at St. John
the Evangelist Church.
March 25th: Good Friday
Services 2:30 p.m., Stations of
the Cross and 3:00 p.m., Pas-
sion, Veneration, and Com-
munion Service at Holy Cross
Church; 6:00 p.m., Stations of
the Cross and 6:30 p.m., Pas-
sion, Veneration, and Com-
munion Service at St. John the
Evangelist Church.
March 26th: Easter Vigil
Celebration 7:30 p.m., Recon-
ciliation; and 8:30 p.m., Easter
Vigil Celebration begins with
the Blessing of Fire at St. John
the Evangelist Church.
March 27th: Easter Sunday
Mass 8:30 a.m., St. John the
Evangelist Church; and 11:30
a.m., Holy Cross Church.
An invitation is extended to
everyone in the community to
come and celebrate Holy Week
and Easter.

St. Alban's
Celebrates Christ's
Passion And
Resurrection
St. Alban's Episcopal Church,
located between Chiefland and
Fanning Springs on U.S. 19,
cordially invites everyone to
commemorate with us the
events leading to Christ's death
on Good Friday and celebrate
His resurrection on Easter.
Holy Week will begin with
Palm Sunday (March 20th) with
the "Liturgy of the Palms" and a
communal reading of St. Mat-
thew's Passion. Services are at
8:00 and 10:30 a.m. We'll con-
tinue through Holy Week with a
celebration of the Holy Eucha-
rist (Communion) on Monday,
Tuesday and Wednesday at 9:00
a.m. There will be a second
celebration of the Holy Eucha-
rist on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m.


Bisiop-GraTham
IWedc
Lisa Janelle Bishop and Mi-
chael Todd Graham, Jr. were
united in marriage on Friday,
January 7, 2005 at First Baptist
Church of Trenton at 7:00 in the
evening during a candlelight
ceremony.
The bride, the daughter of
Reverend Wendell and Judi
Bishop of Trenton, had her sis-
ters, Miss Kim Bishop of
Lynchburg, Virginia and Miss
Sarah Bishop of Trenton, attend
her as maids of honor. Friends
of the bride, Miss Marnie Elliott
of Bell, Miss Krista Kruel of
Ligonier, Pennsylvania, Miss
Brittany Ozment, Miss Amy
Park, and Miss Serena Rutter,
all of Trenton, served as
bridesmaids. Miss Haylee De-
lancey of Trenton, the daughter
of Kim Delancey, was the
flower maiden and Miss Kayli
York, the daughter of Pastor
John and Karen York of Tren-
ton, was a bell ringer. The
wedding was beautifully coor-
dinated by Kim Delancey.
The groom is the son of Mr.
Rob and Paula Heck of High
Springs and Mr. Mike Grahadi,
Sr. ot Columbia,, South Caro-
Irhj.':'The tro,-,m's'brother. MI."

Maundy Thursday begins the
most important period of Holy
Week. On this night, we'll have
a foot-washing, celebrate the in-
stitution of the Holy Eucharist
(Lord's Supper), and strip the
altar. This service begins at 7:00
p.m.
Good Friday marks the day.
that Christ died for us. We'll
begin our observance of this
holy day with the traditional
"Stations of the Cross" begin-
ning at 6:00 p.m. At 7:00 p.m.,
we continue with the Solemn
Liturgy of Good Friday, which
will include the reading of St.
John's Passion and the Adora-
tion of the Cross.
Easter begins on Saturday
evening with the Great Vigil of
Easter-one of the oldest serv-
ices in Christian history. We'll
light the new fire, read from
salvation history (the Scrip-
tures), have a baptism, and pro-
claim the resurrection of Jesus


David Graham, of High,
Springs, was the best man. The:
groom also had Mr. Lee Bishop,
of Miami, Mr. Bryan Fletcher of
Gainesville, Mr. Daniel Heck
and Mr. Robbie Heck, both of
High Springs, Mr. Mike Heck
of Cincinnati, Ohio, and Mr.
Brent Owens of Trenton, as his
groomsmen. Caleb Heck,
cousin of the groom, of Cincin-
nati, 'vas a bell ringer. Mr.
Jonathan Luchak of Bell was
unable to attend the groom as a
best man as he was called to
duty in Iraq.
The bride's father officiated
in the ceremony and was as-
sisted by the groom's grandfa-
ther, Mr. Pat Heck of Middle-
burg. The bride's grandmother,'
Mrs. Carol Hoel of Camden,
Michigan was the pianist. The"
bride's aunt, Miss Jennifer,
Hoel, of Lafayette, Indiana, Mr.,
Scott Hoel, the bride's uncle, of<
Jackson, Michigan and a friend:
of the couple, Mr. Brent Owens,,
were vocalists.
Following a reception in the
church fellowshiphall the cou-'
pie honeymooned in Hilton'
Head, South Carolina. Mr. and
Mrs. Graham are currently re-
siding in Lynchburg, Virginia
*..here they aic finihing their
education at Libert', Uni'.ersitv
and tre a _"o"&tH' empi ed"

Christ with the Holy Eucharist
of Easter. The Great Vigil be-
gins at 7:30 p.m.
Easter will continue with
Festival celebrations of the Holy
Eucharist on Sunday morning at
8:00 and 10:30 a.m. An Easter
egg hunt for the children will
complete the day following the
10:30 celebration.
Everyone is invited. For more
information please call the
church at (352) 493-2770.


Trenton United
Methodist Church To
Have Easter Sunrise
Service
Trenton United Methodist
Church will hold its annual
Easter Sunrise service at 7:30
am., Sunday, March 27th, fol-
lowed by a pancake and sausage
breakfast.


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GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2005


Shown are some of the Bell Elementary School third
graders at their "AR Slumber Party."


Bell Elementary
School Has AR
Slumber Party
A slumber party at school?
Was everyone in their PJs? Did
the students actually sleep at
school?
Not during the four extra
hours that the.third grade stu-
dents at Bell Elementary School
stayed at school on Thursday,
March 10'h. It was read, read,
and yes you got it, more read-
ing.
The afternoon began with a
snack and yes sleeping bags
which were spread all over the
floor in the third grade class-
rooms. The students read from
2:30 until 4:00 p.m. Then there
was a break from 4:00 to 5:00
p.m., pizza, and a movie which
was enjoyed by all. Again,
from 5:00 til 6:30 p.m., more
reading.
It was a fun and,relaxing time
and that was exactly what the
teachers ordered after the
FCAT.

I Subscribe To
The Journal


Bell Band Boosters
To Meet April 7
The Bell Band Booster will
be meeting on Thursday, April
7th at 7:00 p.m. in the band
room.
We will be discussing, and
planning the upcoming events
for the duration of the year.
These events include: State
MPA, End of the Year Trip,
Spring Concert and End of Year
Banquet, just to name a few.
At this meeting we will also
be taking nominations for all of-
ficer positions for the 2005-
2006, school year. Please attend
this important planning session.
Elections will be held at the
May 5' meeting.
Debbie Norton-Aronowicz

American Legion

Hall Available
SMeetings Parties
Weddings & Receptions

386-935-3711


NOTICE OF ENACTMENT OF
ORDINANCE
BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF
THE
CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Section 171.044, Florida
Statutes, as amended, that an ordinance, the title of which hereinafter
appear. will behovatderedtb enaciment on prnlT i, 30055 ai 6.00' p.m
I the Kathryn Deen Conmu si!on- Chamt'ers. CIr, Hall, located'at $l1,'"
'N*hth Main Street, Trcnton. .Flr-ida. Ordinarncc-No. 2005-041-pro-vides
for the voluntary annexation of a parcel of land contiguous to and lying
south of the boundaries of the City of Trenton, Florida, as shown on the
location map below. The area to be annexed is located in Section 29,
Township 10 South, Range 15 East, Gilchrist County, Florida. The area
to be annexed consists of 4.00 acres, more or less. The complete legal
description of the area to be annexed, as well as a copy of the ordi-
nance, can be obtained from the Office of the City Manager/Clerk, City
Hall located at 114 North Main Street, Trenton, Florida, during regular
business hours. This ordinance was previously noticed for adoption at a
public hearing scheduled for March 7, 2005.
ORDINANCE NO. 2005-01
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA,
RELATING TO VOLUNTARY ANNEXATION; MAKING
FINDINGS; ANNEXING TO AND INCLUDING WITHIN THE
BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA, CERTAIN
REAL PROPERTY LOCATED IN SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 10
SOUTH, RANGE 15 EAST, GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA,
WHICH IS REASONABLY COMPACT, AND CONTIGUOUS TO
AND LYING SOUTH OF THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF
TRENTON, FLORIDA; REDEFINING THE BOUNDARIES OF THE
CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA; PROVIDING FOR LAND USE
CLASSIFICATION AND ZONING OF THE REAL PROPERTY TO
BE ANNEXED; PROVIDING THAT EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1,
2006, THE REAL PROPERTY TO BE ANNEXED SHALL BE
ASSESSED FOR.PAYMENT OF MUNICIPAL AD VALOREM
TAXES AND BE SUBJECT TO ALL GENERAL AND SPECIAL
ASSESSMENTS; PROVIDING THAT EXISTING LICENSED
BUSINESSES, TRADES, OR PROFESSIONS OPERATING WITHIN
THE REAL PROPERTY TO BE ANNEXED MAY CONTINUE
SUCH BUSINESSES, TRADES, OR PROFESSIONS
THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF
TRENTON, FLORIDA; DIRECTING THE CITY
MANAGER/CLERK WITHIN SEVEN DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE
DATE OF THIS ORDINANCE, TO FILE CERTIFIED COPIES OF
THIS ORDINANCE WITH THE FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF
STATE, THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF GILCHRIST
COUNTY, FLORIDA, THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER
OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, .FLORIDA, THE PROPERTY
APPRAISER OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA, THE TAX
COLLECTOR OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND ALL
PUBLIC UTILITIES AUTHORIZED TO CONDUCT BUSINESS
WITHIN THE CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA; PROVIDING
SEVERABILITY; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT;
AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
At the aforementioned meeting all interested parties may appear and
be heard with respect to the ordinance.
All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decisions
made at this meeting, they will need a record of the proceedings and,
for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the
proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence
upon which the appeal is to be based.
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Sammie Bishop

Sammie Bishop
Recipient Of
Gardner-Webb
University
Scholarship
Gardner-Webb University has
proudly announced that Sammie
Jo Bishop, of Trenton, has been
presented with the university's
Presidential Scholarship.
Sammie is the daughter of
Debbie Bishop of Trenton. She
attends Trenton High School.
Gardner-Webb University is a
private, co-educational, regional
university with an enrollment of
3,800. Located in the Piedmont
region of North Carolina at the
foot of the Blue Ridge Moun-
tains, Gardner-Webb is affili-
ated with the Baptist State Con-
vention of North Carolina.

Bell Elementary
School Media Center
News
The Scholastic Book Fair is
coming to. Bell Elementary
School on Monday, March 28th'
through Friday, April lIt. We
will be open 8:00 a.m. until 3:00
p.m. daily, except Friday when
we will close at 2:00 p.m. Our
family night will be held on
Thursday, March 31st from.5:00
to 7:00 p.m.
The book fair theme is "Read
a Great Tale" and it includes
books about dogs, cats, bunnies,
fish, and lots of other favorite
pets. You and your child will
get a chance to purchase picture
books, chapter books, and
award winning books. This
year we have lots of fun things
going on, such as: Guess which
pet bli1ih 'r 'Tq h'iI' [i :dher;
Guess how many ammal' irack-
ers are' iihe jar; V6reo "Pick
of the Litter," your favorite
book fair book. We will also
give away a pet goldfish to the
lucky person whose name is
drawn who signs up at the book
fair.
During book fair family night,'
if you come with your face
painted as an animal, we will
have judges and a prize will be
given to each painted face and a
grand prize will be given to the
one who the judges pick as the
best animal face.
Your entire family is invited.
Also, as always, we will have
gift certificates to give away.
Thank you for always support-
ing Bell Elementary School and
our library book fairs. See you
there!)
( Your Library staff,
Pit Hodge and Estelle Rogers


Tiny Tigers Parent
Teacher
Organization
Of Trenton
Elementary School
To Meet March 29
Trenton Elementary School
Tiny Tigers Parent Teacher Or-
ganization (T.T.P.T.O.) is cur-
rently open for business. A
group of parents and teachers
are re-energizing the newly re-
formed P.T.O. and are trying to
increase parent involvement and
membership into the P.T.O. We
will be giving door prizes and
serving light refreshments at our
General Membership Meeting
on the 29th of March at 6:30
p.m. We want all concerned
parents, guardians, and local
community partners to come
and participate in the meeting.
We would greatly appreciate
any ideas and support that will
help us to achieve our mission
statement of: The relation-
ships within the Trenton
Community, which includes
students, teachers, staff par-
ents, and patrons, are vital
influences on the success of
our children's futures.
Therefore, our purpose is to
foster a sense of support,
pride, and enthusiasm for
Trenton Elementary School.
Through fundraising and
family activities, we will
promote positive
school/community relation-
ships that enhance our chil-
dren's educational environ-
ment.
For more information or
questions, please join us on
Tuesday, March 29th at 6:30
p.m. in the TES Cafeteria. If
you would like to donate a door
prize, please call 463-2652.
Sincerely,
Sheila Frazier, T.T.P.T.O

Future Farmers Of
America Enter


host to this event for many
years, this year will be special.
Many representatives from the
forest industry and government
agencies will be on campus with
equipment and exhibits to in-
form the high school students of
the various careers available in
the forest industry and the edu-
cation requirements for each
vocation.
Additionally, forestry friends
of the college will provide lunch
for approximately 250 partici-
pants. Good luck to each stu-
dent and all of the high schools.
For more information on
competition, call Kurt Havird,
instructor, Forestry at (386)
754-4223.


Poe Springs Park
And North Central
Florida YMCA
Presents Habitat
Earth
Poe Springs Park and the
North Central Florida YMCA
presents Habitat Earth, an ecol-
ogy camp for kids.
All kids in grades fourth
through seventh are encouraged
to participate. The event will
take place for Gilchrist County
students April 18-22, 2005 from
8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Poe
.Springs Park on County Road
340 in High Springs. The cost
is $40.00.
Some of the topics that will
be covered are: Fire in Flor-
ida's Ecosystem, Endangered
Species, Exotic Species, Biodi-
versity, and Wings Over Flor-
ida.
Come to Poe Springs Park or
mail completed registration
form(s) and payment to: Poe
Springs Park, 28800 NW 182nd
Avenue, High Springs, FL
32643. Please make checks
payable to North Central Florida
YMCA. Seats are limited.
Please call 386-454-1992 for
more information. Come ex-
plore with us!


Competition
Lake City Community Col- Home, Carlisle Egg
lege will host many of the area
high schools on Thursday, Hunt And Dinner To
March 24t for the annual Future Be Held March 27
Farmers of America forestry The Ida Horne and Casey
competition. Winners of this Carlisle Dinner and Egg Hunt
competition will advance to the. will be held at Ms. Henry Lang-
state firg)a'nd from there to the ao.frd's',ontunda..IMarch C7'. r. ,.
national contest this summe rr f you are ,coming ple~i~
^, 'his event was.-scheduled.,-bring a basket lunch and joiin' in
earlier in the school year but as honor is given to this special
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participating in the Area 2 Drill
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at Taylor County High School.
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this was not one of the brightest
or sunniest of days. However,
the Cadets still managed to
show just how far a little hard
work can take you, as long as
you stay motivated, and never
lose your determination!
The Cadets practiced long
and hard for this meet, and al-
though they did not take first


place in any of the categories,;
they still gave a superb per-
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competed in four different cate.
gories: Male and Female Armeq,
and Unarmed Squad, Unarmed'
Platoon, and Color Guard..
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who participated! The ,im-
provement the Cadets showed in.
each competition indicates their,
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GILCHRIST COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT


Well Child & Newborn Care Family Planning
School & Sports Physicals School Health Services
Chronic & Acute Care TB Testing
Communicable Disease Laboratory Procedures
Maternity Care By UF Dept. OB/GYN Healthy Start Services

WIC Services (Baby Formula & Food Coupons)
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HURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2005


GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


Page Seven


Bell Elementary third gr
preparingfor the FCAT.

Fun Can Always
Teach
FCAT News From BES Third
Grade Students
FCAT fun? Yes, and that's
what you will hear from the
third'grade students from Bell
Elementary School. They pre-
pared a weeklong review with a
party on Friday. This weeklong
review began with a packet
filled with worksheets on every
concept in their math book. The
cdver read "Fun Can Always
Teach" With a man in his car
going fishing. If you looked
closely at the tag it read, "Gone
fchting."
We worked hard all week by
d6ing oral review, playing
games, doing a lot of l;ands-on
activities to make this review a
week of fun and learning. On
Friday, we had a party where
the students moved from one
classroom to another. In each
room the teacher was prepared
to. re\ iew concepts with food
arid fun. .One classroom had
geometry where we made an-
gles and line segments with
pretzel sticks and marshmallows
and %e read The Knights at the
Round Table. We did pattern-
g by doing graphing with
Ms, Skittles, and Fruit
Lpops and read "M&M's
Math." We also-did measure-
ment and made pudding and
Kbol-Aid.
All in all the kids had a great
time and we hope a learning ex-


*aders having fun while


perience that they will remem-
ber and carry with them next
year.


Free SHINE
Counseling For
Medicare
Beneficiaries
Do you need help in reducing,
the costs of your prescription
drugs? Are you approaching 65
and you need help in selecting a
Medicare' Supplement? Did
Medicare refuse to pay for a
procedure and you need to file
an appeal? Are there things
about Medicare that you do not
understand? Did you just move
to this area from an HMO area
and need to understand how that
move will affect your HMO?
The representative from
SHINE (Serving the Health In-
surance Needs for Elders) will
be available at the Trenton Li-
brary on Monday, March 28th
from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
All services are confidential
and Free!
Help for Seniors on other
matters or to contact a SHINE
representative in your area,
please call the Elder Hotline at
800-262-2243.


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Jamerson Sheffield Post 91, Inc.
I P. O. Box 559, Trenton, Florida 32693
POST 91 NEWS
'Post Commander: Wayne Gravely 352-472-2252
\ ice Commander: Cecil Robinson 386-935-3711
Chaplain: Marilyn Williams 352-463-7031
Last Thursday's weather was not the best, but some brave and loyal
,Legionnaires showed up, along with a few intrepid guests, for the
SDonation Spaghetti Dinner, cooked by Legionnaire Shelby McKinney
Sand his able assistant (and wife) Anne. As usual, the meal was
Outstanding and shortly after 7:00 PM, the regular monthly meeting
began.
The new 'push' for an Auxiliary Unit for Post 91 is showing a lot of
promise. The Auxiliary is requesting that fifteen women sign up for a
new Auxiliary Unit charter. The Post' has that many names now.
SAccording to the Fourth District Auxiliary President, Carol Kaiserian, the
next step is to set up a date for them to meet and learn what the Auxiliary
is all about, fill out the paperwork, elect the Unit officers and get the
program going. Carol has asked that the date be an evening or a weekend
meeting because she works and she also wants to bring the Department
t Secretary/Treasurer along. The Department has already mailed the forms
and applications to the Post Commander and they will be put in the locker
Sin Post 91 at the earliest opportunity. If any more of the ladies in the
community are interested, contact the Post Commander (352-472-2252),
the Post Adjutant (386-454-8143), or call the Post phone (352-463-1501)
Sand leave a message.
The Sons of the American Legion Squadron effort is making headway
too. There are ten members required to commission an SAL Squadron
Sand the Post may be just around the corner from the total. Some members
are dual members, that is members of the Legion and members of the
SSAL to help fill the ranks to get the program started. The SAL works with
the Legion directly on projects whereas the Auxiliary has their own
programs and agendas. The Auxiliary does work with the Legion, just
does not work FOR the Legiqn. Together, as a "Legion Family" the
Legion, Auxiliary and SAL will make a difference in the lives of veterans
Sand in the community.
Now if there were only enough motorcycle riders to form a "Legion
Riders Association" with Post 91. The Riders Association can be made up
of members of the Legion, the Auxiliary and the SAL, all eligible for
membership. The Legion Riders Association rides in parades, rallies, and
fundraisers, all the while 'waving' the Legion flag, so to speak. There are
many ways for veterans and their families to be involved in the American
Legion. Why not look into how you and your family can fit into the
American Legion and the many programs to help the veteran, the
community and our youth. Contact your local American Legion Post
today.
Post 91 will begin meeting on the second Saturday of the month,
beginning next month. The next meeting will be on April 9th at 10:00
AM. A breakfast of pancakes and sausage with coffee, for a donation,
will kick off the morning, beginning at 8:00 AM. The breakfast is open to
the public, so invite your friend, neighbors and family to come eat
breakfast with us. For;those that worry about too much sugar, we will
have sugar-free syrup on hand. With the meetings in daylight and on a
| Saturday, it is hoped that more Legionnaires will have the opportunity to
make the meeting, and become more involved with Post 91 and it's
activities.
Remember our Armed Forces all over the world each day in your
thoughts and prayers. Here at home, keep watch over our Legionnaires,
veterans, widows and the families of those called to active duty, helping
Whenever and however we can.
For God and Country,
S Wayne Gravely,
Jamerson-Sheffield Post 91
American Legion


AARP News
The meeting of the Gilchrist
County AARP Chapter, held on
Tuesday, March 15th, in the
Trenton Community Center,
was very lively. President Ge-
neva Cornwell called on the
committee chairs to report. All
committee heads reported a lot
of activity going on. Jim
Scruggs reported on the Step-up
Florida organized walk meant to
draw attention to the value of
simply walking as a way of
staying fit. No need to run or
jump around, just a regular
steady pace for 20 minutes a
day will go a long way to help-
ing your heart and muscles.
Norman Conti distributed
some useful telephone numbers
for various services that you
might want to keep. Harold
Pope reassured us about Social
,Security benefits since no dras-
tic measures are scheduled to
take effect until around 2020,
and the powers that be keep
saying it will not affect current
retirees. Although there may be
some changes in the way cost of
living increases are assessed.
Ray Harrison brought to our
attention a change being consid-
ered for Hospices in Florida.
Currently for profit Hospices
are not allowed in Florida. New
legislation is being considered
to allow for profit Hospices in
Florida. This is somewhat dis-
turbing. The thought that in-
vestors want to make money on
the terminally ill person goes
against our idea of the sanctity
of a human life. Having just
personally gone through the loss
of a loved one the thought that
someone "invested" in. his last
months is particularly abhorrent.


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A motion to oppose this legisla-
tion was proposed by Ray
Harrison and a second was
given by Harold Pope. The
motion passed without any op-
posing vote. The motion to op-
pose House Bill #1633 will be
entered into the record of the
meeting.
Members are asked to contact
their Florida legislators, par-
ticularly Representative Ed
Jennings at (850) 488-5794 and
oppose House Bill #1633. We
hope to hear more about this bill
from Ray Harrison and its pro-
gress or lack of support.
SThe hostess table was bounti-
fully supplied, as it usually is
for our meetings. Everyone
enjoyed the variety of good
food. These meetings are a
great way of bringing together
people interested in maintaining
a well earned retirement by be-
ing knowledgeable about their
rights to benefits and learning
how to protect them.
Here are some phone num-
bers to keep handy.
Elder Helpline (800)
262-2243
Hearing Impaired (800)
801-0416
Free Eye Care (800)
222-3937
Help with Foo4 316-
3907
Home Repairs or Utility
Bills 463-2940 .
Need of a Job (for sen-
iors) (904) 997-3100
Also, there are. healthcare
grants available to pay your
Medicare Part "B" if your in-
come is less than $1,077 a
month for a single with less than
$5,000 in assets or $1,444 a
month and $6,000 in assets for a.


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Have Loss At Fair

Heather Beach of Wilcox 4-H
is-proud to show off her Suwan-
nee River Fair entry, her rabbit
"Dorty."
Unfortunately, the Dutch rab-
bit was one of the rabbits which
were killed by dogs on Saturday
night, March 12 1h .A total of 12
rabbits were injured, six of
which died. This was Heather's
first experience showing an
animal at the -fair.
Heather is a kindergartner at
'Trenton Elementary School and
is the daughter of Sean Beach of
Trenton and Alisha Beach also
of Trenton.

couple the state will pay your
Part -B." Apply for program
"Q-I-One" at Children and
Family Services on Highway 19
in Chiefland, next to Bell's
Restaurant.
Here are some web sites to
check on drug prices.
www.suddenlys'enidr.com/cheap
drugs- or www.needymeds.com.
If you don't have a computer,
the staff at the Gilchrist County
Library in Trenton will help
you.
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"Your

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Connection
By Lois Cosgrove
7270 S.E. 79th Lane
Trenton, Florida 32693
Phone 472-3186
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#2054
HAPPY EASTER
Easter is upon us once again
and no doubt by now you're all
prepared for the big day. It ap-
pears the pretty young lady in
the picture is prepared, also, and
she even has flowers to give to
someone special. The dress
she's wearing is lovely. It's a
pretty green dress, trimmed with
white ruffles on the top and
bottom, with a bit of light blue
at the waistline and the covering
on her arms. Her bonnet is
yellow trimmed in blue and a
pink flower. As I've so often
said... I wish you could see
some of these nice pictures in
color. Wishful thinking!
May all of you have wonder-
ful, blessed Easter.
Life is like a ten-speed bicycle.
Most of us have gears we
never use...
BIRTHDAYS
Happy Birthday to Michael
Ray Pimental (19) of Wac-
casassa Lake and Gene Sanchez
of Trenton on March 26th; to
John Rowe (83) of Sun N' Fun
and Gene Davis of Waccasassa
Lake on March 28th; to Melanie
Hill (43) of Cross City on
March 30th... "May all of you
have very nice day celebrat-
ing!"
No-one knows what it is he
can do til he tries...
FANTASTIC FACTS
'Why do we say a person
"flies off the handle" when he
gives vent to his anger?
Answer: The expression re-
fers to the head of an ax. A
wood-chopper giving vent to his
anger will chop so violently that
the head of the ax will "fly off
the handle."
Common sense is instinct.
Enough of it is genius...
--George Bernard Shaw
RIB TICKLERS
I was chatting with a woman
at a party when the subject
turned to the rather large ring on
the middle finger of her left
hand.
"Oh, that?" she said. "That's
my wedding ring."
"Isn't it on the wrong finger?"
I asked.
"I i-she rephledi, ~t1 .t heh.
I married the., o.g na ., a


Three sisters, ages 92, 94 and
96, live together. One night the
96-year-old draws a bath. She
puts one foot in and pauses.
"Was I getting in the tub or
out?" she yells.
The 94-year-old hollers back,
"I don't know, I'll come see."
She starts up the stairs and then
stops. She shouts, "Was I going
up or coming down?"
The 92-year-old is sitting qui-
etly at the kitchen table having
tea, listening'to her sisters. She
shakes her head and says, "I
sure hope I never get that for-
getful," and knocks on wood for
good measure.
Then she yells, "I'll come up
and help both of you as soon as
I see who's at the door."
Henry was placed against the
wall, and just before the order to
shoot was given, he yelled out,
"Earthquake!" The firing squad
panicked. In the confusion,
Henry jumped over the wall and
escaped.
Charlie was next, and while
the squad reassembled, he pon-
dered what Henry had done.
Before they could shoot, he
shouted, "Tornado!" Again, the
squad scatteredand Charlie
slipped away to safety.
Last in line was George. He
thought, I see the pattern here.
Just scream out a disaster and
hop over the wall.
As the firing squad raised
their rifles and took aim,
George grinned smugly and
'yelled, "Fire!"
Manning a speed trap one
day, I stopped a young woman
and told her she was going 15
mph over the speed limit. "Yes,
I know," she hurriedly ex-
plained. "But I'm very low on
gas and I'm trying to reach the
next station before I run out."
"I don't consider myself bald.
I'm simply taller than my hair."
The two hardest things in life
to handle are success and fail-
ure...
THE COOK'S CORNER
Clam Stuffing Bake
2 tbsp. each chopped celery,
green pepper and sweet red
pepper
4 1/2 tsp. chopped onion
_f, !i2 di. ttter,:dicild noit
' 1/4-c 'hredded carroti-r r
"1/2 c. chicken broth


1 c. seasoned stuffing mix
1 can (6 1/2- ounces) minced
clams, drained
1/4 tsp. lemon juice
In a saucepan, saut6 the cel-
ery, peppers, and onion in 1 ta-
blespoon butter until almost
tender. Stir in carrot and broth.
Bring to a boil. Stir in stuffing
mix. Remove from the heat;
cover and let stand for five.
minutes. .Stir in clams and
lemon juice.
The trouble with some of
these "mind" drugs is that
they're no substitute for
what's not there....
HOUSEHOLD HINT
Sausages will shrink less and
not break at all if they are boiled
about eight minutes before be-
ing fried, or roll them lightly in
flour before frying....
Today is always here.
Tomorrow never...

QUIET REFLECTIONS
We Thank Thee, Lord
We thank Thee, Lord, for this
new day
And all the joy it brings;
We thank Thee for Thy pre-
cious gifts
And for each bird that sings...
We thank Thee, Lord, for this
new day
And for Thy love and hope;
We thank Thee for Thy pre-
cious care
And for the strength to
cope...
We thank Thee, Lord, for this
new day;
Come fill our hearts with
peace;
We need Thee, oh our gra-
cious King;
Please grant us Thy release...
We thank Thee, Lord for this
new day;
Grant us Thy special care;
Hold us, dear Master, in Thy
hand;
And listen to our prayer.
Hope C. Oberhelman
Reprinted with permission
from Salesian Mission, New
Rochelle, N.Y. 10801

I'll leave you with this
THOUGHT FOR TODAY:
Commit your work to the
Lord, and then your plans will
succeed...
Pro.xerb 6;3


=LOG CABIN QUILTERS


This wall hanging of the 23rd Psalm didn't hang long.
before it was sold. Goldie McHenry makes all kinds of
quilts, wall hangings, pillows, quilt block holders and
lots of other crafts.
little pickin' and singing. If you
Log Cabin Quilters are interested, call493-2801.
The Log Cabin Quilters met Two quilts were put together
on Thursday, March 17th at the and quilting was started on both.
Levy County Quilt Museum. It A "Log Cabin" and "Double
was another busy day. We Irish Chain" will be quilted and
hosted crafters from the Rain- sold. We still have our Illinois
bow River Craft Club. We also members, but they will be going
fixed dinner for them. We really back soon and we really wonder
enjoy these club ladies who where the time has gone.
come to visit. Ann Hardee came to see us
We are planning to have a today and reported that Wayne,
two-day Spring Festival on Fri- her husband, is so much better
day and Saturday, April 1t and and that makes us feel great.
2" from 8:00 to 5:00. We have Our prayers are with Donnie
been doing this for a long time. and Virginia Meeks as well as
We will have a chicken and all who are sick.
dumplings dinner on Saturday. Lunch was great with 32 pre-
We are also looking for a blue- sent.
grass band to come out-andido a Winnelle Hotne
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Suwannee River Fair! Our community is a better place because of you.



Sincerely,


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Bell, Florida


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THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2005


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Page Nine


Shown from left, back row, are Robert Kaminski. AMichaelt Kaminski. Tim
Kaminski, Wilbur O'Steen, Aileen Aulick, John Aulick, Jr., Barbara Donovan, and
Skee Hutson. .On the front row from left are Arnold O'Steen, Clement Lindsey,
Tom Bastien, and Donald Stone. Bobbie Ward was not available for the photo.



I would like to thank

Bryant and Krishna Frye


Sons Of Confederates
News
John Hance O'Steen Camp
770, the Sons of Confederate
Veterans, met last Saturday on
Highway 129 and picked up
trash and debris. One of our
goals is to help keep,our county
roadsides clean.
Clement Lindsey


NCFRPC Has
Meeting Cancellation
Due to lack of business upon
which action needs to be taken,
Chairman Eddie Martin has
authorized the cancellation of
the March 24, 2005, meeting of
the North Central Florida Re-
gional Planning Council. The
next scheduled meeting of the..
council will be held on April 28,
2005, at the Quality Inn in Lake
City.
In addition, please be advised
that the Executive Committee,
the Program Committee and the
Clearinghouse Committee
meetings scheduled for March
24, 2005 have been cancelled.
Please call if you have any
questions about the cancellation
of the meetings, or any other
activities of the council.

Gilchrist County
Holds Toxic
Roundup April 9
Bring household hazardous
wastes such as paint, insecti-
cides, used oil, solvents, fluo-
rescent lamps, used batteries,
old fertilizer, cleaning chemi-
cals and stale gasoline to .:the
2005 Gilchrist County Toxic
Roundup: These items are some
of the many household hazard-
ous wastes that will be safely
disposed of for you..
The Toxic Roundup will be
held on Saturday, April 9' at the
Solid Waste Transfer and Recy-
cling Station in Bell from 9:00
a.m. until 4:00 p.m. and at the
City Park Picnic Shelter in
Trenton from 10:00 a.m. until
3:00 p.m. Proper disposal of
these products will help.prevent
contamination of our water sup-
ply and keep our environment
safe.
Simply bring your household
hazardous wastes to the collec-
tion centdi and the traiedd at-
tendants will unload and' handle
all your aWizardou'i ikasles; there
is no need to even get out of
your car! The process is quick,
easy, and free of charge for Gil-
christ County residents and fee
based for businesses.


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l DEVELOPMENTAL SC


For young children residing in Gil


Voluntary Pre-K
(Children who will be 4 by 09/01/05-
A documentation of income not requi


Pre-K School Readin
(3 & 4 years olds with priority given to children
09/01/05 sliding scale fee documentation of


** Pre-K Special Need
(Children who will be at least 3 before or during
school year no fee documentation of income

** Please note that eligibility is not determine(


Head Start
(3 & 4 year olds with priority given to children w
09/01/05 no fee documentation of income





April 4-8 & May 9-1

SNote: Some programs provided are subject to funding


Call for a appointmer
Bell Elementary 1
(352) 463-3275




SCREENING DOES NOT GUARANTEE PLACEMENT.

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who will be 4 by
income required)


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who will be 4 by
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3, 2005


9 and space availability.


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rrenton


To transport these hazardous
materials, carefully pack the
hazardous waste containers in
boxes with dividers. If a con-
tainer leaks, pack it in a larger
container with an absorbent
material such as cat litter or oil
absorbent. Do not mix different
or unknown materials together.
All containers must be labeled.
If you cannot identify the con-
tents label it "unknown."


Do not bring explosives such
as ammunition, dynamite and
blasting agents; reactives such
as crystallized ethers, picric acid
and sodium and phosphorus
metals; infectious wastes; or
pressurized cylinders such as
compressed gases.
For more information, call
Lorraine Lightner at 352-463-
3185. The Toxic Roundup-is
sponsored by the Florida De-


apartment of Environmental
Protection and Gilchrist County
Commission.
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NOTICE OF FIRST READING OF ORDINANCES
BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE
CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, pursuant to Section 171.044, Florida Statutes, as amended, that ordinances,
the titles of which hereinafter appear, will be considered for first reading on April 4, 2005 at 6:00 p.m. in the
Kathryn Deen Commission Chambers, City Hall, located at 114 North Main Street, Trenton, Florida. Ordinance
No. 2005-02 provides for the voluntary annexation of a parcel of land contiguous to and lying north of the
boundaries of the City of Trenton, Florida, as shown on the location map below. The area to be annexed is lo-
cated in Section 9, Township. 10 South, Range 15 East, Gilchrist County, Florida. The area to be annexed con-
sists of 59.89 acres, more or less. Ordinance No. 2005-03 pro ides for the voluntary annexation of a parcel of
land contiguous to and lying east of the boundaries of the City of Trenton, Florida, as shown on the location
map below. The area to be annexed is located in Secuon 21, Township 10 South, Range 15 East, Gilchrist
County, Florida. The area to be annexed consists of 69.65 acres, more or less. Ordinance No. 2005-04 provides
for the voluntary annexation of a parcel of land contiguous to and lying south of the boundaries of the City of
Trenton,;Florida, as shown on the location map below. The area to be annexed is located in Section 28, Town-
ship 10 South, Range 15 East, Gilchrist County, Florida. The area to be annexed consists of 80.00 acres, more
or less. The complete legal descriptions of the areas to be annexed, as well as copies of the ordinances, can be
obtained from the Office of the City Manager/Clerk, City Hall located at 114 North Main Street, Trenton, Flor-
ida, during regular business hours.
ORDINANCE NO. 2005-02
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF TRENTON. FLORIDA, RELATING TO VOLUNTARY
ANNEXATION; MAKING FINDINGS; ANNEXING TO AND INCLUDING WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES
OF THE CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA, C RTAIN REAL PROPERTY LOCATED IN SECTION 9,
TOWNSHIP 10 SOUTH, RANGE 15 EAST, GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA, WHICH IS REASONABLY
COMPACT, AND CONTIGUOUS TO AND LYING NORTH OF THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF
TRENTON; FLORIDA; REDEFINING THE BOUNDARIES OF.THE CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA;
PROVIDING FOR LAND USE CLASSIFICATION AND ZONING OF THE REAL PROPERTY TO BE
ANNEXED; PROVIDING THAT EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2006, THE REAL PROPERTY TO BE
ANNEXED SHALL BE ASSESSED FOR PAYMENT OF MUNICIPAL AD VALOREM TAXES AND BE
SUBJECT TO ALL GENERAL AND SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS; PROVIDING THAT EXISTING
LICENSED BUSINESSES, TRADES, OR PROFESSIONS OPERATING WITHIN THE REAL PROPERTY
TO BE ANNEXED. MAY' CONTINUE SUCH BUSINESSES, TRADES, OR PROFESSIONS
THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA; DIRECTING
THE CITY MANAGER/CLERK W-ITHIN-SEVEN-)-AY-S OF T.HE-EFFECTIVE .DATE OFTHIS
ORDIN A rE(,I:TOiiF1EI 1 CERTIFIEWCOtIEOEr ;ThIS QRIINANCE ,WT,HW THE FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF, S.TATIE, THE CLERK OF THE -CIRCUIT COUR-T--OF-GILGHR-IST COUNTY
FLORIDA, THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA, THE
PROPERTY APPRAISER OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA, THE TAX COLLECTOR OF GILCHRIST
COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND ALL PUBLIC UTILITIES AUTHORIZED TO CONDUCT BUSINESS WITHIN
THE CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES
IN CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
ORDINANCE NO. 2005-03
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA, RELATING TO VOLUNTARY
ANNEXATION; MAKING FINDINGS; ANNEXING TO AND INCLUDING WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES
OF THE CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA, CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY LOCATED IN SECTION 21,
TOWNSHIP 10 SOUTH, RANGE 15 EAST, GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA, WHICH IS REASONABLY
COMPACT, AND CONTIGUOUS TO AND LYING EAST OF THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF
TRENTON, FLORIDA; REDEFINING THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA;
PROVIDING FOR LAND USE CLASSIFICATION AND ZONING OF THE REAL PROPERTY TO BE
ANNEXED; PROVIDING THAT EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2006, THE REAL PROPERTY TO BE
ANNEXED SHALL BE ASSESSED FOR PAYMENT OF MUNICIPAL AD VALOREM TAXES AND BE
SUBJECT TO ALL GENERAL AND SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS; PROVIDING THAT EXISTING
LICENSED BUSINESSES, TRADES,. OR PROFESSIONS OPERATING WITHIN THE REAL PROPERTY
TO BE ANNEXED MAY CONTINUE SUCH BUSINESSES. TRADES, OR PROFESSIONS
THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA; DIRECTING
THE CITY MANAGER/CLERK WITHIN SEVEN DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS
ORDINANCE, TO FILE CERTIFIED COPIES, OF THIS ORDINANCE WITH THE FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF STATE, THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA, THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER .OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA, THE
PROPERTY APPRAISER OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA, THE TAX COLLECTOR OF GILCHRIST
COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND ALL PUBLIC UTILITIES AUTHORIZED TO CONDUCT BUSINESS WITHIN
THE CITY OF.TRENTON; FLORIDA; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES
IN CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
ORDINANCE NO. 2005-04
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY' OF TRENTON, FLORIDA,'RELATING TO VOLUNTARY
ANNEXATION; MAKING FINDINGS; ANNEXING TO AND INCLUDING WITHIN THE BOUNDARIES
OF THE CITY OF TRENTON,'FLORIDA, CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY LOCATED IN SECTION 28,
TOWNSHIP 10 SOUTH, RANGE 15 EAST, GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA, WHICH IS REASONABLY
COMPACT, AND CONTIGUOUS TO AND LYING SOUTH OF THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF
TRENTON, FLORIDA; REDEFINING THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA;
PROVIDING FOR LAND USE CLASSIFICATION AND ZONING OF THE REAL PROPERTY TO BE
ANNEXED; PROVIDING THAT EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2006, THE REAL PROPERTY TO BE
ANNEXED SHALL BE ASSESSED FOR PAYMENT OF MUNICIPAL AD VALOREM TAXES AND BE
SUBJECT TO ALL GENERAL AND SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS; PROVIDING THAT EXISTING
LICENSED BUSINESSES, TRADES, OR PROFESSIONS OPERATING WITHIN THE REAL PROPERTY
TO BE 'ANNEXED -MAY CONTINUE SUCH BUSINESSES, TRADES, OR PROFESSIONS
THROUGHOUT THE ENTIRE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA; DIRECTING
THE CITY MANAGER/CLERK WITHIN SEVEN DAYS OF THE EFFECTIVE DATE OF THIS
ORDINANCE, TO FILE CERTIFIED COPIES OF THIS ORDINANCE WITH THE FLORIDA
DEPARTMENT OF STATE, THE CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA, THE CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA, THE
PROPERTY APPRAISER OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA, THE TAX COLLECTOR OF GILCHRIST
COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND ALL PUBLIC UTILITIES AUTHORIZED TO CONDUCT BUSINESS WITHIN
THE CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES
IN CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
At the aforementioned meeting all interested parties may appear and be heard with respect to the ordinances.
All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decisions made at this meeting, they will need a re-
cord of the proceedings and, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceed-
ings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
City of Trenton


ORDINANCE 2005-02


Elementary
(352) 463-3224


I


Pub. March 17, 24, 2005.


CURRENT CITY LIMITS
PROPERTY SUBJECT
TO ANNEXATION 1


- ORDINANCE 2005-04


TALK TO A REAL,
LIVE PERSON WHO'S
IN THE SAME PHONE
BOOK AS YOU


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for purhqgsig ,y, hog 'Leroy' ,
that didn't make it in the Suwannee River Fair.
Thanks again,
Corey VanLandingham of Wilcox 4-H


rEENINGS


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Some of the Best Moments from the



2005 Suwannee rivep Fair


The Osceola 4-H club took second place in Jr. Division Judging. From left are Danyal
Langford, Katie Quincey, Matthew Sullivan with Fair President Mark Bishop. Travis
Adkins was not available for photo.


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Hunter Parrish of Wilcox 4-H placed first in the Carcass
Contest. He is shown with Tim Alexander.


Taylor Langford of Gilchrist 4-H exhibited the Reserve
Champion Dairy Cow. She is shown with Mark Bishop,
Fair President.


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Wilcox 4-H placed second in the Group Steer competition. From left are Kaylee
Crawford, Erin Jones and Hunter Parrish with Fair Director Tim Alexander.


Treyi Smith of Bell, Jr. FFA placed third in the Cicais.
Contest. He is pictured ltlith Tmn Alexander.


jeannie Smith i'll.\litte the Grand Clhampic'ii Dairy
Cow. She is shown with Fair President Mark Bishop.


Congratulations
to the Youth
of
Gilchrist
County
for their
Winning
Ways at the
2005
Suwannee
River
Fair


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The Santa Fe 4-H Livestock Judging team took second place. From left are Trey Roux,
Samantha Bruce, and Stephanie Hart with Tim Alexander, Fair Director. On the
back row is Heath Hart.


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Shown is the Bell Sr. FFA team which took second place in Consumer Choice Judging.
From left are Bradley Rhodes, Patricia Owens, Sara Moran and the presenter Cole
Bullock, representing Levy Animal Clinic. Julie Nobs and Sara Moran were not
available for photo.


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Three Rivers 4-H in Gilchrist County took third place in the Group Steer event. From
left are Quitney Kincaid, Quincey Kincaid, and Quinton Kincaid with Fair Director
Tim Alexander.


Thank you,
to the many
Volunteers
who work
each year
to make
the fair
a success
and
continuing
this important
Suwannee
Valley
Area
Tradition


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Jr. Fat Steer Showmanship winners were Rachael Harrison, third place; Cory Jerrels,
second place; and Brianna Bishop, first place.


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Sr. Division Rabbit Showmanship winners were Amanda Nobbs, third place; Lauren
Ellison, second place; and Joy Powell, first place shown with Fair President Mark
Bishop. The winners were from Bell FFA.


The Heifer Showmanship Primary winners were Erin Jones, third place; Hunter
Parrish, second place; and Wyatt Durrance, first place, shown with Fair Director Earl
Jones.


Thank you
to
the
Gilchrist
County
Boosters
for
Supporting
Our Youth
each
year
at the
Fair


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Rabbit Showmanship Primary winners from left are Desiree Holstein, third place;
Brandalyn Bishop, second place; and Joseph Overstreet, first place, with Fair
President Mark Bishop. All are of Gilchrist County 4-H.


Sarah Law, Casey Fischer and Ivey Kee with Fair Director Tim Alexander. Daniel
Elmore was not available.for photo.


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The
Youth of
Gilchrist
County
Appreciates
the support
on sale day!


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Fat Steer Showmanship winners from left are Quitney Kincaid of Three Rivers 4-H,
third place; Wyatt Durrance of Flatwood Friends 4-H, second place; and Erin Jones of
Wilcox 4-H, first place.


Briana Bishop exhibited the Grand Champion
Fair.


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Record Book winners in the Primary Division from left are Brandalyn Bishop of
Flatwood Friends 4-H, third place; Corey VanLandingham of Wilcox 4-H, second
place; and Tyler Hart of Soaring Eagles 4-H, first place; with Fair President Mark
Bishop.


Heifer at the 2005 Suwannee River


Congratulations
To All Those
Who
Participated
In the
53th Annual
Suwannee
River
Fair


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Dairy Cow Showmanship winners from left to right are Chelsea Meyer of Gilchrist
FFA, third place; Taylor Langford of Gilchrist FFA, second place; and Jessica
Langford of Osceola 4-H,first place; with R.D. Skelton, presenter.


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Pictured are Krystal Thompson and Lauren Ellison of
the Bell Sr. FFA team which won first place in Dairy
Judging. They are with Fair President Mark Bishop.
Not pictured are Sara Tanner and Mindy Cannon.


Krystima Thompson of Gilchrist County 4-H exhibited
the Poultry Grand Champion. She is pictured with Fair
President Mark Bishop.


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The Osceola 4-H Primary team which took first place in Livestock Judging. From left
are Danielle Holstein, Desiree Holstein, Nathan Thisse, and Patrick Thisse, with
Mark Bishop, Fair President. 1 0


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TH-URSDAY, MARCH 24, 2005


GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


Page Eleven









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Nine seniors from Columbia County "flash their cash: after attending their first
training session for a three-month program at the Lake City Community College "It's
About $ucce$$" program. Seated from left to right are Brittney Rich, Danielle
Burkett, Albert Coker, and Gonzo Cutts. Standing are Scott Rice, Caleb Allen, Kyle
Wardwell, James "Mike" Rodgers, James Haley, and Ed Preston, Lake City
Community College SIFE Team member. Students in Free Enterprise (SIFE) received
a $5,000 grant to conduct the program.
SLake City
Community College
uReceives $5,000 "It's
i rAbout $ucce$$''
Grant
FillD o th fll i i cDiv as Roa p Getting paid to learn? Now
S r r In there's a proposition not avail-
i al able at many colleges. How
about-receiving a new business
le ( 2 J suit? Being eligible for cash
Sand prizes upon the completion
Sof the training sessions? Get-
ting the, chance to pick the


I, KATIE WILKERSON WOULD LIKE TO SAY

THANK YOU!

To the following individuals who purchased my hog at the 2005
Suwannee River Youth Fair. Again, Thank you and may God bless you.

Tony & Tobitha Yeomans Ocala Livestock Market,
Ferdinand & Juanita Williams
T. W. Waldrop Jacksonville Livestock Market
Billy Nettles Nettles Sausage
Don Green Melon Sales
Kelly Durrance
James & Doris Hickson
William .Warring, M.D..- Family Medical Caf6 "
-Jeff R. Matilsky, DMD, PA
Herman Sanchez, Sr.
Herman, Jr. & Virginia Sanchez Sanchez Farms
Kim Conoway Conowajy Livestock
YOU GUYS ARE THE BEST!


brains of successful small busi-
ness owners? Dr. Sheri Carder,
advisor to Lake City Commu-
nity College's Students in Free
Enterprise (SIFE) team, an-
nounces just such a program.
The SIFE Team at the college
has been awarded a $5,000
grant called "It's About
$ucce$$" from the Marcus
Foundation, a national SIFE
.sponsor. The grant is specifi-
cally targeted to teaching disad-
vantaged groups the benefits of
entrepreneurship.
The SIFE team designed an
ambitious program, targeting
the high school seniors who are
Take Stock in Children (TSIC)
recipients in Columbia County.
Seventeen seniors are eligible to
participate.
This high-powered program
covers a three-month period.
The TSIC seniors will attend
training workshops on Satur-
days. at the college on resume
writing, interviewing tech-
niques, business ethics, business
etiquette, personal credit, finan-
cial literacy, and small business
ownership. To encourage par-
ticipation; all students will re-
ceive "payment" in the form of
cash scholarships for attending
the sessions. The students will
also complete a four-hour job
shadowing experience with lo-
cal, successful, entrepreneurs.
Following the job shadowing,
they will write and illustrate a
short book on their experience.
The books: will then be pub-
lished and placed in the local li-
brary as career development re-
sources.
Students that attend every
training session will be entitled
to even more benefits: They
will be provided a new business
suit plus they will attend a gala
graduation luncheon, with
drawings for additional cash and
prizes.
Gonzo Cutts, a CHS senior
who attended the first session.
on writing resumes, said he'd
already done two resumes in
various high school classes.
However, he was interested in
using the new format a func-
tional resume rather than the
standard chronological resume -
which highlights skills rather
than places worked. Trisha
Fancy, one of the SIFE students
involved in the teaching project,
added. "The functional resume
is far more useful. Your part-
time jobs or volunteer, projects
can be analyzed, for the skills
you gained which might apply
to a new position. It's ideal for
people who are changing fields
or who have patchy employ-
ment."
Dorothy Spradley, of the Co-
lumbia County School System,


and Linda Williams, of the Lake
City Community College Foun-
dation, direct the Take Stock in
Children program. It is a Flor-
ida initiative that provides guar-
anteed four-year college schol-
arships to disadvantaged
students, who were identified in
the eighth grade. Currently,
LCCC has 200 students "in the
pipeline." All will attend LCCC
the first two years. These stu-
dents, in turn, promise to stay
out of trouble, stay off drugs,
and keep their grades up.
"Despite having to go to
school on Saturdays, these stu-
dents were excited to be part of
the program," Carder said. "It's
a win-win situation for everyone
involved: the Lake City Com-
munity College Foundation can
receive a matching two thirds of
this grant from the state; the lo-
cal high school business teach-
ers are also attending and re-
ceiving complete sets of the
curriculum; and my own SIFE
students are gaining leadership
skills by designing and teaching
the curriculum. This is the most
comprehensive project .we've
. attempted."
SFor more information about
the grant contact Carder at (386)
754-4407.

Ombudsman Council
Seeking Volunteers
The Long-Term Care Om-
budsman Council is a group of
concerned citizens whose goal
is to improve the quality of life
for people who live in long-term
care facilities such as nursing
homes, assisted living facilities,
adult family care homes and
long-term care units in hospi-
tals. An Ombudsman is a spe-
cially trained and certified vol-
unteer who has been appointed
by the governor and given
authority under Florida law to
investigate and resolve com-
plaints made by, or on behalf of,
long term care facility residents.
The North Central Florida
Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Council serves residents in 11
counties, Alachua, Bradford,
Columbia, Dixie, Gilchrist,
Hamilton, Lafayette, Levy, Put-
nam, Suwannee, and, Union.
The ombudsman's job is to,
protect the rights of residents
and assure that residents receive
fair treatment and quality ''care
'by investiga-ting and resOlirig
complaints, visiting each facility
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We are currently seeking
qualified and caring volunteers
to serve residents in our 11
county geographic areas. If you
would like additional informa-
tion regarding the Long-Term
Care Ombudsman Program or
information on the council,
please do not hesitate to contact
Jody Dolsberry at (352) 955-
5015 or 888-831-0404.

Yulee Railroad Days
Festival Begins
June 3
Four hundred slaves labored
for eight years building Yulee's
Cross-Florida Railroad from
Fernandina to Cedar Key, 150
years ago. Today Yulee Rail-
road Days celebrates the contri-
bution made by all who built the
railroad which was the reason
North Florida developed as it
did.
Yulee Railroad Days is a first
of its kind event, a linear event,
stretching from coast-to-coast
along the Cross-Florida Rail-
road route. This event which
will soon be North Florida's
Tour de France is June 3- 5,
2005, the first weekend of June
every year. This date is close to
David Levy Yulee's birthday.
Yulee Railroad Days is a


growing number of concurrent
happenings and events across
Florida, combined with a bike
ride retracing the railroad route
across the state.
In addition to the Cross-
Florida Bike Ride, there are
happenings in Gainesville at the
Matheson Center, a run on the
Gainesville Hawthorne trail,
openings at the Haile Plantation
House and Dudley Farms, and
observances in Hawthorne and
Micanopy. There is an all-day
celebration in Lawtey, a 150!h
anniversary and three-day
weekend event in Archer, and
observances in Cedar Key.
For additional information
our website www.-
yuleerailroaddays.org is regu-
larly updated, or contact Phil
Denton, Chairman of the
YRRD's committee at 352-
495-1044 or denton-
ph@bellsouth.net.

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Bits & Pieces From
The Joyful Heart
Quilters & Crafters
Of North Gilchrist
County
Well sir, it's the 21" of March
and I belive the official first day
If, of Spring. Even if you don't
look at your calendar, you can
tell it's become more of a real-
ity by just driving a little slower
and enjoying the kaleidoscope
of changing colors and shapes
and patterns that the Master
Gardener, God, has graced us
with once again.
Mounds of azaleas in vibrant
colors greet us from nearly
every yard. Bradford pears,
peach trees, redbuds, wild
plums and of course dogwoods,
just to mention a few, are
flaunting their blossoms while
dancing in, the gentle breezes.
Saucer magnolias stAnd majesti-
cally and regal, their bright pink
and wine petals breathtaking
against an azure sky. And I
even saw my first glimpse of
one of my favorites, wisteria.
Yes, it's all around us in the
flowers, trees, shrubs and birds.
Fat sassy robins with rusty red
chests, brightly colored wood-
peckers, blue jays, and blue
birds and neon yellow gold-
finches. Of course, one cannot
overlook bright red cardinals or.
even those of our feathered
friends not quite so gaudy, but
'i still lovely to look at and
amusing to watch.
Give Spring another month
and we will truly be able to
say..."All nature rings and
around me sings...This is my
Father's world." And all of
God's children said Amen.
Even though I had to scrape
ice off of my windshield on
Saturday, most days have been
warmer and coaxing every liv-
ing thing to quit playing "hide
and seek" and to come out,
come out where ever you are.
However, it was cold and wet
.hen 22 Jo) ful .Hejr.ti.met opp
Wednesday, March 6"'.
Maxine Hale, Ann Mangone,
Pat Luka and Elaine Nemeth
busied themselves quilting on
our club quilt. Alice Binns and
her Swedish weavers, Cathy
Strom, Jackie Moore, Heidi
Kamp, Lu Rowland, Bonnie
Edwards and Mary Lou Ryder
were weaving away as usual.
And...praise the Lord...Mary
Lou is walking without a cane
once more. You just can't keep
a good woman down.
Barbara Myrick was knitting
a pastel colored afghan and
Marvine Deer was crocheting
one. Matty Turner finished that
"thing" she was making and has
started a new and different
"thing." The good thing about
Matty's approach is if you're
not really sure what it's suppose
to be then whatever it turns out
to be is not a disappointment.
Diana Lynn was working on
her 16-year-old cross-stitch and
Ann Taylor and I were busily
S doing our pillowcases hoping
we'd have them finished in less
than 16 years. Paulene Martin
and Evelyn Wood both were
crocheting baby hats for the
hospital while Ruth Wilkerson
was crocheting a lap robe for a
nursing home. Judy Pflueger,
our newest member, was mak-
ing her hat square for our next


club quilt. It should be quite
fanciful with antique hats,
shoes, purses and fans. It won't
be the least bit practical with all
the beads, buttons, lace and
bows, but it should be quite a
conversation piece.
Before you knew it, it was
time to set aside our work and
settle down for lunch. Since it
was soon going to be St. Pat-
rick's Day and the fire depart-
ment was having their monthly
pancake breakfast and a chicken
and rice dinner a "bunch" of us
want-to-be leprechauns turned
the place into an Irish hall fit for
St. Patrick himself. And...if
you missed out on Jeff's
chicken and rice you really
missed out.
But getting back to lunch, the
blessing was said, lunch was
eaten and everyone sang
"Happy Birthday" to Alice and
Ruth (Gwen was unable to
come) and we hopped right to
cutting and eating their...just
too cute...Easter Bunny cake.
And speaking of Easter...it
like too many of our holidays,
has gotten to be quite an ex-
travaganza and further and fur-
ther from the true meaning of
the occasion or holiday. Like
Christmas...Jesus is the reason
for the season. While chocolate
bunnies, marshmallow peeps
and colorful eggs may be sym-
bolic of the renewal of life it
doesn't stop there., We don't
just celebrate Spring and the re-
birth of nature and its victory
over death or at least, we
shouldn't.
We should be celebrating our
Lord's victory over death and
ours. What a glorious and vic-
torious season. He paid the
price for a debt we could not
pay. As you are coloring eggs
and filling baskets, do not forget
to tell that old, old, story of Je-
sus and His glory. May this
joyous Easter season fill your
heart with His peace and your
spirit with living / hope.
Easter...what a gift, what a
blessing, what a miracle.
Our next meeting will be our
"Make It and Take It Day" and
Spring celebration. Bring a hat
and doo-dads to decorate it
with. Also bring finger foods to
share. Remember the
date...Wednesday, March 30".
Until next time,
A Joyful Heart
Marilyn Ruihde
(386) 935-1844

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License Bags Goodies
For Anglers
Now's a good time for Flor-
ida residents to buy a five-year
freshwater fishing license. The
first 3,000 anglers to buy the
$61.50 license will save up to
$20 in fees over the five years,
and will automatically get $80
worth of free hooks, lures,
fishing line, magazines, and
other goodies like t-shirts and
fishing towels via mail within a
few weeks.
If you plan on buying a boat
and pick the right make, you can
save $250 on gear to outfit the
vessel using one of the included
coupons.
Licenses are available at
county tax collectors' offices,
license agents, online at
'MyFWC.com or over the
phone at 888-FISHFLORIDA.
License sellers collect fees of $2
$4.83 in addition to the cost of
the license.
Florida is the premier fishing
destination hosting over three
million residents and one mil-
lion non-resident anglers each
year qualifying it as the Fishing
Capital of the World. For more
information visit MyFWC.com.


Lake City
Community College
Proposal Ranked #1
In State
Lake City Community Col-
lege (LCCC) was awarded a
grant to implement the Gover-
nor's Summer Program. Not
only was LCCC's program pro-
posal, Florida's Past and Future,
fully funded, it was also ranked
#1 in the state. The purpose of
the Governor's Summer ,Pro-
gram is to provide an opportu-
nity for outstanding gifted and
high-achieving students to par-
ticipate in and use the resources
of the universities and colleges
in the state of Florida.
The College's program,
Florida's Past and Future, will
allow time for an in-depth ex-
ploration and manipulation of
new ideas and concepts across
two subject areas: humanities
(history or literature) and tech-
nological (math or environ-
mental science). Students will
have the opportunity to pursue
individual interests and have
their learning tasks tied to cur-
rent events and "real world" ap-
plications, building a bridge
between high school and each
student's academic and profes-
sional future.
Student participants will learn
from performing authentic tasks
in authentic environments.
Whether taking Florida Envi-
ronmental Issues or College Al-
gebra, students will explore the
relationship between math and
scientific research both in the
laboratory and in the field.
Environmental Issues stu-
dents will learn about permitting
and development concerns from
an environmental engineering
guest lecturer.
Literature of Florida students
will have opportunities to speak
to guest authors and develop
their own skills of story telling.
Florida History students will,
walk the Civil War battlefield at
Olustee, learning how and why
people of similar age fought and
died there 140 years ago. Each
of the students will meet prac-
ticing professionals, allowing
them to project themselves into
their vocational futures through
exposure to new careers.
Student participants will en-
counter a mixture of traditional
and nontraditional teaching
nmeth:-rd which also incorporate
some of the College's cutting
edge technology resources.
Students will benefit from
multidisciplinary approaches,
including team teaching and
field experiences that allow
them to see how different disci-
plines contribute to one another.
Besides lecture and reading as-
signments, students will also
work in small groups, lead topi-
cal discussions among their
peers, and collaboratively de-
velop projects and presenta-
tions. These group learning op-
portunities will allow students
from different counties to build
collegial relationships while
they develop subject-related
skills.
Group activities will be
structured to facilitate planning,
conflict resolution, and collabo-
rative problem solving skills
under the supervision of pro-
gram faculty.
Lake City Community Col-
lege President Chuck Hall said
"the College is committed to
raising the level of academic
achievement in our area through
professor led peer discussion,
work experiences and field ex-
periences. The student should
gain a significant awareness of
and greater knowledge for his-
tory, literature, science, and
math. We are really excited
about this grant and the oppor-
tunities it brings."
Students or parents interested
in finding out more information
about this program should con-
tact Chris Kabali, Lake City
Community College dual en-
rollment/academic advisor at
(386) 754-4434.


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Funding Innovative
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SBy Laurel Semmes, Ph.D.,
Grants Writer at Lake City
Community College
The economic pressures that
'have threatened stock values
and undermined business profits
in recent years have plagued
colleges and universities
throughout the nation as well..
'State budget deficits and re-
-duced tax revenues can rob leg-
islative budget allocations of
even the percentage increases
'needed to counteract the cost of
,inflation. Ironically, commu-
nity colleges bear an even
'heavier burden than universities
during recessions because they
are .an academic "bargain."
:Lower tuition rates attract
'higher numbers of students that
do not, during years of reces-
sion, result in higher levels of
state funding. That means that
'college administrators rely on
business sense and creativity to
continue providing quality edu-
cation services despite dwin-
dling ,es>'lrces.
So, how do community col-'
leges and other nonprofit insti-
tutions of higher education con-
tinue to grow and expand during
both hard times and good? This
comes throtigh prudent use of
current streams of funding, dis-
coveries of new markets for our
academic "product," donations
from community benefactors,
and the development of grant
funding. These new streams of
revenue allow Lake City Com-
munity College, and other edu-
cational institutions, to provide
'new learning resources without
using funds needed to sustain
existing programs.
Two weeks ago in this col-
umn, Associate Professor Paula
Cifuettes described the Lake
City Community College Math
and Science Teacher (MaST)
Project. This grant-funded pro-
gram is changing how pre-
service teachers learn and the
methods they will use to teach
children in their future careers.
Increased levels of.
teacher/student interaction and
"inquiry-based" learning activi-
ties have proven to increase lev-
els of student engagement and
help them to remember more of
'..hat the\ have learned Ma'ST
par- a '. .T t ..... h-- ,. '
pair'ipdants are diso.using ihe-
latest wireless, hand-held com-


puters (purchased with Hewlett
Packard grant funds). This will
increase their familiarity with
the use of technology in the
classroom, build their repertoire
of technology-based classroom
activities, and prepare them to
use technology when they be-
come a teacher in the commu-
nity. In this way, grant funding
allows the college to implement
research-based "best practices,"
increasing the quality of the
education experience for each of
our students.
Last year Lake City Commu-
nity College was awarded a
grant-funded opportunity to at-
tend the McGraw-Hill Institute
for Student Success and Aca-
demic Change (ISSAC). This
institute provided the opportu-
nity for a team of professionals
from the college and the school
district to develop strategies to
increase student access to' col-
lege and success in college.
Team members plan to use
Academic Systems Interactive
Mathematics software to facili-
tate development of "college-
ready" skills in local students.
This new academic support
component will be coupled with
a "college orientation" compo-
nent, designed to reduce col-
lege-related concerns and in-
crease awareness of financial,
emotional, and, academic sup-
port resources for students and
their parents. This program will
be designed to provide re-
sources typically. not available.
to first-time college attenders
and increase their level of aca-
demic confidence regarding up-
coming challenges.
Grant funding can also pro-
vide an impetus to help the col-
lege meet its broader, long-term
goals. Grant-funded programs
often build on one another, each
.one adding to the momentum
needed to make a significant
impact. The MaST Project, the
Hewlett Packard Technology for
Teaching award, and the ISSAC
Program each give the college
one more tool to use in meeting
their goal of "providing the lat-
est teaching techniques for our
prospective teachers so they can
provide future generations with
the best possible education, es-
pecially in mathematics and sci-
ence." At a time when math
and science skills are on the de-
cline in our nation and the need
"or tec"inologcal expertise is
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provide the critical support on the property's appreciation.
needed to help make' the stu- Used Items and Volunteer
dents of our region competitive. Service
A fall application to the Na- Donations of used items and
tional Science Foundation's expenses associated with vol-
Advanced Technology Educa- unteering are two other catego-
tion program will request fund- ries of charitable contributions.
ing for Phase II of the MaST When you contribute used
Project, increasing our ability to clothing, furniture and house-
share training resources with the hold goods, your deduction is
school districts and improve the limited to the fair market value,
learning opportunities for local which according to the IRS, is
residents, the amount that someone would
When the nation experiences pay for such items in a thrift
a downturn in the economy, shop.
there is often a parallel reduc- When volunteering with a
tion in the number of grant pro- charitable organization, the
grams available and.the amount value' of your time is not de-
of funds awarded for each pro- ductible. However, you can de-
gram. Grant awards also grow duct out-of-pocket and inciden-
more competitive as community tal expenses in connection with
colleges, universities, and for- the charity, such as stationery
profit institutions of higher edu- and postage. You may also de-
cation compete for the same duct 14 cents per mile, plus
sources of funding. However, parking fees and tolls, when you
Grant programs offer a vehicle drive your own car in connec-
for government (through state tion with your volunteer work.
and federal grants), corporations And when your charitable work
(through corporate giving pro- takes you out of town overnight,
grams) and benefactors (through the cost of transportation, meals
private foundations) to foster and lodging, is deductible if
innovation and influence there is no significant element
changes in the education sys- .of personal pleasure or vacation.
tem. More importantly, grants Receipts and Recordkeeping
also allow institutions like Lake According to the FICPA, it is
City Community College .to important that you follow IRS
gain recognition for exemplary guidelines for substantiating
programs and secure the extra your contributions. When your
funding needed to turn a good contribution is less that $250,
idea into 'a great learning expe- your canceled check or dated
rience for our students. receipt is adequate substantia-
Laurel Semmes is the tion. But for a single contribu-
grants writer at Lake City tion of cash or property for $250
Community College and can be or more, you will need to obtain
reached via e-mail at a written receipt. A canceled
semmesl@lakecitycc.edu or check is not enough. The re-
754-4262. ceipt must include the date and
amount of the contribution and
Tax Benefits Of a description of the property do-
Ta benefits O nated, and must state whether
Charitable Giving you received any goods or
If giving to your favorite services in return. If goods or
charity is at the top of your list services were provided, the re-
this holiday season, make sure ceipt must show their estimated
you obtain tax advice as well. value...
While the greatest reward for For contributed property with
donating to a charity may be in a value above $500, your per-
knowing that you've helped to sonal records must also include
make the world a better place, information concerning how and
your generosity also earns you when you acquired the property
valuable tax deductions. The and your cost basis. You must
Florida Institute of Certified'' complete and attach Form 8283
Public Accountants (FICPA) to your tax return.
explains how to make tax savvy Should you donate an item or
donations and qualify for tax a group of similar items worth
saving deductions, more than $5,000, all of the
Basics and Timing previous requirements apply ,
Contributions of cash or vbuttIryouianust also' obtain a
proper\ must be made to quali- 'qualified:appraisal of the 'gift's
fied organizations, such as re- value. Publicly traded securities
ligious, charitable, and educa- are excluded from this require-
tional groups in order to be ment.
deductible. The IRS Web site To learn more about the tax
(www.irs.gov) has an exempt implications of charitable con-
organization search feature to 'tributions, consult with a CPA
help you determine whether an in your area.
organization qualifies.
To deduct your charitable
contributions, you must file Homeowners,
Form 1040 and itemize your Renters, And
deductions on Schedule A. If
you contribute cash, your de- Business Owners
duction is limited to 50 percent May Be Eligible For
of your adjusted gross income Low-Interest Loans
(AGI). A 30 percent limit ap- Oe A I A
plies to gifts of property that One Application Is All That's
have appreciated in value and Needed
are held for over one year. A Homeowners, renters and
five-year carryover of the ex- business owners in all 67 Flor-
cess is allowed ida counties who sustained
As long as you date and mail damage from hurricanes Char-
your check by December 31st ley, France, Ivan and Jeanne
you can deduct your contribu- may be eligible for 16w-interest
tion for 2004 even if the charity loans from the U.S. Small Busi-
doesn't receive it until January ness Administration (SBA).
2005. Charitable donations Only one SBA loan applica-
made by a credit card are de- tion is necessary regardless of
ductible if the charges are made how many storms affected you.
in 2004, even if you don't pay If, for example, a storm victim
the bill until 2005. However, sustained damage from Hurri-
multi-year pledges are not de- cane Charley, Hurricane Fran-
ductible until the year in which ces, or both, and then suffered
they are paid. If you made a further damage from Hurricane
donation through a' pay-by- Jeanne, the SBA will take into
phone bank account, it is not account the cumulative damage
deductible until the payment from the multiple disasters even
date that is shown on the bank though the disaster victim is ap-
statement. plying for an SBA loan for the
Cash and Property Contribu- first time. If, however, a disas-
tions ter victim has already applied
It is important to be aware for an SBA loan based on dam-
that different tax rules apply if age from an earlier storm, the
you contribute cash and get SBA should be called again and
something in return, such as a advised of the additional dam-
dinner. If you receive a benefit age sustained from a subsequent
(goods or services) in exchange storm.
for your contribution, you can' The SBA will re-verify the
deduct only the aniount of your disaster victim's total damage
contribution that exceeds the and will consider an increase in
value of the benefit received. the loan amount to fully meet all

For example, if you pay $100 to repair or replacement needs.
attend a fund-raising dinner, Many disaster victims who
only the portion of the ticket call FEMA's registration line at
price above the value of the 800-621-FEMA (3362) or 800-
ice oabovr en tertainment is de- 462-7585 for the hearing and
meal or entertainment is de-


ductible. If your contribution speech impaired, to apply tor
disaster assistance will receive
exceeds $75, you must receive a disaster instance will receive
statement from the charity esti- an SBA loan application within
mating the value of the benefit seven to teo days after making
you received the call. When an applicant re-
you received. Peives a loan application from
Of course, gifts to charity are cevsa loan publication from
not limited to cash. One orityf the the SBA, it.is important to take
most effective ways to reduce the time to fill it out, even if the
most effective ways to reduce
taxes through charitable giving applicant does not want a loan.
g No one has to take a loan.,
is by donating property, such as If the hasA does not offer a
stock, mutual funds, artwork If the SBA does not offer a
and antiques that have increased loan, the applicant is then auto-
in value. As long as you'have matically referred to other
owned the property for over one available disaster assistance
year, you are eligible to deduct programs for which they may be
the full fair market value of the eligible. ,
gift, and avoid capital gains tax


Aquaculture-
Futuristic Shrimp
Farming
By Dr. John Rowe, Associate
Professor of Biology, Lake City
Community College
Lake City Community Col-
lege (LCCC) is currently devel-
oping a course of study in
aquaculture which is the farm-
ing of marine species in a con-
trolled environment. These spe-
cies can be algae, fish,
mollusks, and/or shrimp. Fish
farming seems like a new idea,
but aquaculture has been prac-
ticed since the days of early
Egyptians. Decades of work by
farmers and researchers have
led to the development of
proven facilities for growing a
marine crop. The technique is
site specific, and the aqua-
culturist needs a model to fol-
low. This model not only points
out the technique and the tech--
nology required by the farmer,
but also lays out the economic
inputs and the risks that the
farmer can expect to face.
LCCC is developing this
model so that classes and cur-
riculums can be offered to stu-
dents interested in learning
these production systems.
Water conservation and the
reuse of the water resources
have become a major issue in
aquaculture in recent years.
Concern over increased demand
on aquifers, costs of operating
wells, environmental impact of
aquaculture effluents, and the
desire to increase production ef-
ficiency continues to drive ad-
vances in technology and man-
agement practices.
The pond culture is the most
widely used production tech-
nology in the world of aquac-
ulture. Successful fish produc-
tion in ponds requires a
thorough working knowledge of
the biological processes present
in the pond, and an understand-
ing of the effects that these
processes have on water quality.

grants .cover only basic needs
and will not normally compen-
sate storm victims for their en-
tire loss. If the applicant has in-
surance, the government may
help pay for basic needs not
covered 'under an insurance
policy. Some disaster aid does
inot have,to, be paid back, v.hile
Sotherforms of.help, especially
for major repairs or replacement
of destroyed property, may
come in the form of low-interest
loans from SBA.
i SBA low-interest loans are
available to residents and busi-
ness owners of alli sizes. Inter-
est rates can be as low as 3.187
percent for' homeowners and
renters and 2.9 percent for busi-
nesses. Actual loan amounts
and terms are set by the SBA
and are based on each appli-
cant's needs and financial con-
dition.
The State Emergency Re-
sponse Team is a collaboration
of state agencies led by the state
coordinating officer. SERT's
mission is to ensurethat Florida
is prepared to respond to emer-
gencies, recover-from them, and
mitigate their impact. For the
latest information on the hurri-
cane relief effort, visit
http://www.floridadisaster.org.
On March 1, 2003, FEMA
became part of the U.S. De-
partment of Homeland Security.
FEMA's continuing mission
within the new department is to
lead the effort to prepare the
nation for all hazards and effec-
tively manage federal response
and recovery efforts following
any national incident. FEMA
also initiates proactive mitiga-
tion activities, trains first re-
sponders, and manages the Na-
tional Flood Insurance program
and the U.S. Fire Administra-
tion.


Never regard study as a duty,
but as the enviable opportunity
to learn to know the liberating
influence of beauty in the realm
of the spirit for your own per-
sonal joy and to the profit of the
community to which your later
work belongs.
-Albert Einstein


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Fish farming seems like a new idea, but aquaculture has
been practiced since the days of early Egyptians.


Understanding the amount of
nutrients that can be safely ap-
plied to an aquaculture system
is important in ensuring that the
algae and bacteria will not be
overloaded in their ability to
filter wastes.
The outlook for aquacultural
farming in North Florida is
bright.
Health conscious consumers
are increasing their consumption
of fish and shellfish. The
catches from the oceans are de-
clining, and they are subject to
contamination scares. These
facts result in an increased de-
mand for farm raised species.
Southern states are fortunate to
have a long growing season and
other natural resources that al-
low the easy establishment of an
aquaculture industry. This in-
dustry is well developed in cat-
fish, baitfish, crawfish, and or-
namental fish at the present
time.
New aquaculturists can feel
like they are working blind-
folded until they become com-
fortable using water quality test
equipment, evaluating changes
in water color and observing
feeding responses in order to
identify potential problems.
Aquacultural farmers face the
same disasters as all other farm-
ers, only they are able to control


the environment of their crop to
a greater extent, and with proper
technique, technology, training,
and planning are far less' vulner-
able to the surprises of "mother
nature." Also, since fish farm-
ing overlaps with public issues
like wildlife conservation, food
safety and water quality, the
aquacultural farmer must under-
stand state regulations and per-
mitting procedures. When
completely implemented,
LCCC's curriculum will teach
students strategies that will al-
low them to understand and
comply with these regulations,
Lake City Community .Col-
lege has scheduled a seminar
describing the cultivation of ma-
rine shrimp in fresh water
ponds. This seminar will appeal
to the entrepreneur, the science
teacher, the hobbyist and cer-
tainly, the farmer interested in
producing an additional cash
crop.
If you are interested in hear-
ing more about this new and ex-
citing program, please contact
Dr. John Rowe at (386) 754-
4279. If you are interested in
registering for the Shrimp
Farming Seminar, please call
the LCCC Community Educa-
tion department at (386) 754-
4300.


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The Irrigation
Association
Announces Steven
King As A Certified
Irrigation Contractor
Lake City Community Col-
lege (LCCC) and the Irrigation
Association of Falls Church,
Virginia are pleased to an-
nounce that Steven King, LCCC
professor of Irrigation has
passed the required IA Certifi-
cation Examination to become a
Certified Irrigation Contractor
(CIC). A CIC is an Irrigation
Specialist whose principal busi-
ness is the execution of con-
tracts or subcontracts to install,
repair and maintain irrigation
systems.
The IA began its certification
programs in 1983 in order to
provide an-avenue.for qualified
irrigation.I professionals to dem-
onstrate their experience and
technical competence within
and outside the industry.
Exams are designed to meet
standards of validity, reliability
and difficulty. Certified indi-
viduals have made a commit-
ment to professionalism in :he
industry, subscribing to a Code
of Ethics.
'The IA is the 'world's premier
organization representing pro-
fessionals who channel their ex-
pertise toward a common goal -
efficient irrigation.


The mission of the IA is to
improve water resource knowl-
edge and efficient irrigation
practices to shape the industry
around the globe. A non-profit
organization based in Falls
Church, the IA has members
and affiliates across North
America and the world. The IA
provides leadership and impact
in legislative and regulatory ar-
eas, public awareness programs,
industry outreach standards,
education, professional certifi-
cation, and research informa-
tion.
' For more information on the
IA Certification Program, visit
the IA Web site at
www.irrigation.ore, or contact
Karen Koenig, Certification
Manager at the Irrigation Asso-
ciation office, 6540 Arlington
Boulevard, Falls Church, VA
22042; phone (703) 536- 7080;
fax (703) 536-7019; e-mail
karen@irrigation.org.
For information on the Irriga-
tion Program contact King at
(386) 754-4226.


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actions taken by the Division of
Law Enforcement.
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Conservation Commission
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rescue Tuesday off the Citrus
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who had been missing most of
the morning. The man had gone
out in a gheenoe with a friend,
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the south side of the Cross
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plant intake canal and attempted
to cross the open water bay in
order to take the quickest route
possible. Once out in. the open
water, they decided it would be
best to turn around and follow
the shore line south to protect
them from the wind. While
changing speed and direction,
the vessel took a wave over the
side and capsized. One of the
occupants made a makeshift raft
from an oar, an ice chest, and
the gas tank. He used his raft to
paddle 'kick two hours to a
nearby island where he caught
the attention of another fisher-
man who called the U.S. Coast
Guard for help via his cell
phone. The Coast' Guard re-
sponded and picked up the fish-
erman to help in the search for
the other occupant still with the
overturned vessel. FWC Offi-
cers Kevin Hansen and James
Umhoefer were dispatched to
assist with the search. They ar-
rived on scene at approximately
1:50 p.m. and began a grid
search pattern with the Coast
Guard. FWC Officer John
Jones arrived at approximately
2:15 p.m. to aid in the search.
A short time later, the missing
fisherman was found clinging to
the overturned gheenoe by the
Coast Guard.

DUVAL COUNTY
On March' 13th, a 17-foot
center-console vessel was an-
chored adjacent to the south jet-
ties in the St. John's River with
three people on board. A wave
entered the vessel over the tran-
som and a second wave
swamped the vessel and it sub-
sequently sank. Two of the
boaters were rescued after one
swam to the jetties and the other
grabbed a-flotation seat cushion.
The third occupant floated away
from the vessel towards the
ocean and did not survive. The
investigation is ongoing.
Investigators responded to a
request for assistance from local
officers pertaining to illegal
sport fishermen. The suspects
reportedly were taking over-the-
limit, over and undersize fish
and using illegal methods. Sev-
eral prominent fishing locations
were targeted. The Nassau
Sound-Bridge location was one
of the locations. Plainclothes
investigators posing as fisher-
men were able to witness two
fishermen taking over-the-limit
v I 6f3'41tted 1:sqai(r6Uti clnideriSize
spotted sea trout and undersize
red fish. The two suspects were
followed back to their vehicles
where the investigators con-
ducted fisheries inspections.
The two Duval County men
were cited for over the limit,
undersize spotted sea trout and
taking undersize red fish. Other
fishermen on the bridge voiced
their appreciation for detecting
the violations and taking en-
forcemdnt action.


The Florida Poison
Information Center
Promotes National
Poison Prevention
Week March 20-26
Children Act Fast...So Do
Poisons! is the theme for Na-
tional Poison Prevention Week,
March 20 26, 2005, and the
Florida Poison Information
Center/Jacksonville (FPIC/Jax)
at Shands Jacksonville encour-
ages everyone to take an active
role in safeguarding our chil-
dren from potential dangers in-
volving medications and other
common household chemicals.
This year, the focus of the
Florida Poison information
Center-Jacksonville's national
poison prevention week cam-
paign is to seek to educate the
public on the dangers of acci-
dental medication dosing errors
and how to prevent them.
'According to Deborah H.
Smith, RN, Education Coordi-
nator for the Florida Poison In-.
formation Center-Jacksonville,
"In 2003, The American Asso-
ciation of Poison Control Cen-
ters (AAPCC) reported 34 fa-
talities in children five years of
age or younger exposed to a
poisonous substance." Eight of
these deaths were attributed to
unintenentional dosing errors. In
2003, the Florida Poison Infor-
mation Center-Jacksonville re-


ceived over 990 exposure calls
related to unintentional dosing
errors. Eleven percent (117) of
these calls were attributed to
confusion with units of measure
and administration errors."
The Florida Poison Informa-
tion Center-Jacksonville offers
the following recommendations
to promote safe use of all medi-
cation(s):
SAlways read the label be-
fore each use; follow di-
rections precisely. If you
do not understand the in-
structions, call the prod-
uct information phone


number on the label (if
using an over-the-counter
product) or contact your
pharmacist or physician.
Strictly follow the rec-
ommended and maxi-
mum dose'instructions on
the package label for all
over-the-counter prod-
ucts.
Do not use a kitchen
utensil such as a teaspoon
or tablespoon to admin-
ister medication. These
spoons are not accurate
in measuring medication
doses.
Always use an oral sy-
ringe, a medicine spoon,
cup or dropper when
giving children liquid
medication.
Understand the differ-
ence between "teaspoon"
(abbreviation: tsp.) ver-
sus "tablespoon" (abbre-
viation tbsp.) .versus
"milliliter" (abbreviation
ml).
Understand that 1 tsp.
=5ml or 5cc.
Understand that 1 tbsp. =
3 tsp. or 15ml (a tbsp.
holds three times as
much as a teaspoon).
Know your child's
weight if the medication
dose is based on weight.
Never guess your child's
weight or the amount of
medication to give.
Use child-resistant caps.
Never mix medications
without first consulting
with a pharmacist or your
physician.
If your child spits out
some of the medication
or vomits after taking the
medication. DO NOT
give another dose. Con-
sult with a pharmacist or
your physician for addi-
tional instructions.
Never give more medi-
cation than instructed.
Do not let children see
you take medication, and
never refer to medication
as "candy."
After using the medica-
tion bottle or container,
make sure it is placed in
a secured location, out of
search and reach of chil-
dren.
The Florida Poison Informa-
tion Center-Jacksonville contin-
ues toprovide poison awareness
and, prevention, education to
protect 'the well beitig of our
children. Help us celebrate a
safe and healthy year by joining
our awareness campaign during
National Poison Prevention
Week, March 20th through 26h.
The Florida Poison Informa-
tion Center-Jacksonville offers a
variety of poison awareness and
prevention literature and educa-
tional programs for the public.
To request future education
programs or literature, please
contact our administrative office
at (904) 244-4465. For emer-
gency poisoning information,
please call our toll free, emer-
gency hotline phone number
(800) 222-1222 (Voice/TDD).
The service is free, confidential
and available 24 hours a day,
seven days a week.
The Florida Poison Informa-
tion Center-Jacksonville is a co-
operative effort among the Uni-
versity of Florida College of
Medicine, Shands Jacksonville,
the University of Florida Health
Science Center-Jacksonville,
and the State of Florida, De-
partment of Health, Children's
Medical Services.


Final Plea For
Gilchrist Area
Host Families
Foreign high school students
are scheduled to arrive soon for
academic semester and year
program homestays,, and the
sponsoring organization needs a
few more local host families.
According to Pacific'
Intercultural Exchange (P.I.E.)
Executive Director, John Doty,
the students are all between the
ages. of 15 and 18 years, are
English-speaking, have their
own spending money, carry ac-
cident and health insurance, and
are anxious to share their cul-
tural experiences with their new
American families. P.I.E. cur-
rently has programs to match


almost every family's needs,
ranging in length from a se-
mester to a full academic year,
where the students attend local
high schools.
P.I.E. area representatives
match students with host fami-
lies by finding common inter-
ests and lifestyles through an in-
formal in-home. meeting.
Prospective host families are
able to review student applica-
tions and select the perfect
match. As there are no "typi-
cal" host families, P.I.E. can fit
a student into just about any


situation, whether it be a single
parent, a childless couple, a re-
tired couple or a large family.
Families who host for P.I.E.
are also eligible to claim a
$50.00 per month charitable
contribution deduction on their
itemized tax returns for each
month they host a sponsored
student.
For the upcoming programs,
P.I.E. has students from Ger-
many, the Former Soviet Union,
Venezuela, Argentina, Brazil,
Macedonia, Hungary, Korea,
Mexico, Australia, Yugoslavia,
China, and many other coun-
tries. P.I.E. is also participating
in two special government-
funded programs to bring schol-
arship students from the Newly
Independent States of the for-
mer Soviet Union as well as
predominantly Islamic countries
such as Yemen, Syria, Jordan,
Morocco, Kuwait, Iraq, and
Qatar to the United States.
P.I.E. is a non-profit educational
organization that has sponsored
more than 25,000 students from
45 countries since its founding
in 1975. The organization is
designated by the United States
Department of State and is
listed by the Council on Stan-
dards for International Educa-
tional Travel (CSIET), certify-
ing that the organization
complies with the standards set
forth in CSIET's Standards for
International Educational Travel
Programs.
Doty encourages families to
contact the program immedi-
ately, as it will allow the proper
time for the students and hosts
to get to know one another be-
fore they actually meet for the
first time.
Gilchrist area families inter-
ested in learning more about
student exchange or arranging
for a meeting with a community
representative may call P.I.E.,
toll-free, at 1-800-631-1818.
The agency also has travel/study
program opportunities available
for American high school stu-
dents as well as possibilities for
community volunteers to assist
and work with area host fami-
lies, students and schools.


Designing Your
Future With LCCC's
Graphic Design
Technology Program
'" B Fran Rossi,
Professor of Visual Arts,
Lake City Community College
In projections by the U.S. Bu-
reau of Labor Statistics for
2000-2010, eight of the ten fast-
est growing occupations are in
the computer and technology
fields. Graphic design is one of
those fast growing occupations.
In a 1998 report, the Bureau of
Labor Market and Performance
projected a 38.48 percent
growth between 1996-2006 in
employment in graphic design
statewide. Graphic design is the
process and art of combining
text and graphics to communi-
cate an effective message in the
design of logos, graphics., bro-
chures, newsletters, posters,
Web pages, and any other type
of visual communication. De-
signers work with cutting edge
technology and use their, crea-
tivity to solve problems in this
field. The demand for graphic
designers is not only in print
and web-based graphics but also
in the entertainment market, in-
cluding television, movies,
videotape, and interactive Inter-
net publications.
Lake City Community Col-
lege (LCCC) offers an associate
of science (A.S.) degree in
Graphic Design Technology to
prepare students for careers in
this fast growing field. This
program prepares students for
employment in the graphic de-
sign industry by offering classes
and hands on training in a com-
puter production environment
using current industry standard
software. Graduates will have
the necessary skills to work in
fields such-as advertising,
desktop publishing, Web pub-
lishing, electronic photo en-
hancement, and digital illustra-
tion.
The graphic design career
fields offer growing opportuni-
ties for both self-employed in-
dividuals and employees of


graphic and print industries.
The U.S. Bureau of Labor and
Statistics predicts a rise of be-
tween 21 to 35 percent in these
jobs over the first decade of the
21st century. According to U.S.
government statistics, the mid-
dle 50 percent of graphic de-
signers earned an annual com-
pensation of between $26,560
and $45,130.
LCCC's program requires 63
credit hours in 21 courses that
include traditional and digital'
design classes. Students de-
velop technical and creative
skills with layout, illustration,


typography, digital graphics and
photography, page layout, and
Web design. Eight core com-
puter graphics courses are
taught through the art depart-
ment and two computer courses
are taught through the computer
science department. Students
are also required to complete
classes in art history, drawing,
design fundamentals, and pho-
tography as well as English,
math, psychology, and speech.
The program sequence begins in
the fall semester each year with
two core courses that are pre-
requisites for the remaining six
core courses. Each of the core
courses is offered only once per
year but there is a recommended
sequence of classes that will al-
low students to complete the
program in two years.
According to "TrendWatch
Graphic Arts," an online market
research monitor, the vast ma-
jority of design and production
businesses (over 80 percent)
work with Macintosh computer
systems. Eight of the ten com-
puter-based courses in the col-
lege's program are taught in a
Macintosh environment. The
Macintosh Lab has 20 student
stations with the latest operating
system, Mac OS 10.3, Wacom
Intuos tablets, a flat bed scanner
station, a film scanner station,
and a large format inkjet printer.
Students learn the latest ver-
sions of industry standard soft-
ware including Adobe Photo-
Shop, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe
PageMaker, QuarkXPress, Mi-
crosoft Front Page, and Macro-
media Dreamweaver. Photo-
Shop is an image editing
software that allows photo-
graphs to be edited for print and
the web. Illustrator is a vector-
based program for creating il-
lustrations and typography.
PageMaker and QuarkXPress
are page layout programs for
business, education, and small-
and home-office professionals
who want to create high-quality
publications such as brochures
and newsletters. FrontPage and
Dreamweaver are used to de-
velop and design Web pages
with relevant links, scanned im-
ages, animations, tables, graph-
ics, frames, forms, audio -and
video clips.
As part of their education,
students are also required to


complete design, art, and pho-
tography courses. The art
courses are taught in studios
housing equipment and materi-
als for drawing, painting, and
printmaking. LCCC photogra-
phy students learn to use 35mm
film cameras as well as digital
cameras and have access to
three darkrooms and two film
processing areas.
Students also have the op-
portunity to undertake "real
life" assignments for nonprofit
organizations and have created
design work for the Lake City
Animal Shelter, LCCC MAST
project, and Friends of the Li-
brary. Some students have the
opportunity to work part time in
graphic design positions while
continuing their coursework.
Several students have been
hired. at the Department of
Transportation (DOT), The
Lake City Reporter, and The
Baker County Press to work in
desktop publishing positions
while others have done free-
lance work for local printing
companies. There are also op-
portunities through the work
study program on campus to
gain experience in the print
shop, with community educa-
tion, and in the public informa-
tion office.
The graphic design program
at Lake City Community Col-
lege is not only open to students
seeking the associate of science
degree but also to students
seeking to transfer to four-year
institutions, dual enrollment
students and those who are
seeking job enhancement skills
or personal enrichment.
For information visit
http://faculty.lakecitycc.edu/ross
if or contact Fran Rossi at 386-
754-4256 or by e-mail
rossif@lakecitycc.edu.


Gilchrist County
Journal Deadlines
The deadline to submit
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GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2005


Mr. N. Jack Alvarez
Mr. N. Jack Alvarez, age 96,
,died Sunday, March 20, 2005 at
Doctors Memorial Hospital.
He was a native of Starke and
'had moved to Perry in 1948.
He retired from the State of
Florida Department of Trans-
'portation where he served a
three-county area as a road
Maintenance engineer. Mr. Al-
'varez was a member of the First
United Methodist Church of
Perry, a life member of the BPO
'Elks, Perry Lodge #1851, a 50
year member (in 1996) of the
Perry Masonic Lodge #123,
Perry Shrine Club, Marzuq
Temple and Tallahassee York
Rite Bodies.
SHe was preceded in death by
his wife Hazel Graham Alvarez
in 2002.
'" Mr. Alvarez is survived by a
son, Jack R. Alvarez and wife
June T. of Trenton; two daugh-
ters, Rhetta Rouse and husband
Terry of Thomasville, Georgia
and Alice Brady and husband
John of Perry; four grandchil-
dren, David Alvarez, Janet
Roberts, both of Montgomery,
Alabama, Chip Brady and
Danny Brady, both of Tallahas-
See; and two great-
grandchildren, Justin Alvarez
and Rachel Roberts, both of
Montgomery.
':A funeral service will be held
Thursday, March 24, 2005 at
Joe P. Burnes Funeral Home
Chapel with Rev. Matt Wallis
and Rev. Danny Roberts con-
ducting the service. Interment
will follow at Pineview Memo-


rial Gardens.
Arrangements are under the
care of JOE P. BURNS
FUNERAL HOME, Perry.

Mrs. Violet Britton
Mrs. Violet Britton of Old
Town died Saturday, March 19,
2005 at her home. She was 81.
Mrs. Britton built Liberty
ships during World War II as an
Ark Welder. She worked in the
real estate business in Little
Rock, Arkansas, for the postal
service in Jacksonville, and for
Florida Farm Bureau Insurance
Company in Dixie County. She
was a member of Rock Sink
Baptist Church.
Mrs. Britton is survived by a
daughter, Nancy Hastings 'of,
Little Rock; three grandchil-
dren; and eight' great-
grandchildren.
A funeral service was held
Tuesday, March 22, 2005 at
Rock Sink Baptist Church with
Rev. Jake Cravey and Rev.
Terry Cranford conducting the
service. Interment followed at "
Rock Sink Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the
care of RICK GOODING
FUNERAL HOME, Cross
City.

Mrs. Marzee Aiton
Clifton
Mrs. Marzee Aiton Clifton of
Trenton died Friday, March 18,
2005 at Hospice of the Tri-
Counties in Chiefland. She was
79.


Attention Most Wanted
If you have awairrant or summons, you may turn
yourself into the Gilchrist County Sheriff's Office
located at 9239 S. US Hwy .129 in Trenton. To avoid
processing delays for first appearance, please show up at
the Sheriff's Office no later than 5:00 am. In addition,
at anytime of the day or night, you may call the GCSO
Communications Center at (352) 463-3181 and ask for a
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Mrs. Clifton was born in
Greenwood, South Carolina and
came to Trenton in 1949 from
Gainesville. She was an ac-
countant and a member of the
Trenton Woman's Club for 50
years. She was also a clerk for
the City of Trenton from Octo-
ber 31, 1958 until November 2,
1967. Mrs. Clifton was a mem-
ber of First Baptist Church of
Trenton.
Mrs. Clifton is survived by
her husband; William 0. Clifton
of Trenton; a daughter, Sylvia
Diane Clifton of Bethesda,
Maryland; a son, David L.
Clifton of Ocala; a sister, Sylvia
A; Sharp of Merritt Island; a
brother, Thomas.Rodgers Aiton
of Gainesville; and three grand-
children, Stacy Miller, David
W. Clifton and Melissa Clifton
of Ocala; and two great-
grandchildren, Megann and
Morgann Miller of Ocala.
Visitation will be held at
10:30 a.m. at First Baptist
Church of Trenton on Friday,
March 25, 2005. The funeral
service will follow the visitation
at 11:30 a.m. at First Baptist
Church of Trenton with Pastor
Wendell Bishop and Pastor
Henry Rodgers conducting the
service. Interment will follow
at Evergreen Cemetery in
Gainesville at 2:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, donations
may be made to First Baptist
Church of Trenton.
Arrangements were under the
direction of WATSON
FUNERAL HOME, Trenton.


Mrs. Myrtle Marie
Dodd
Mrs. Myrtle Marie Dodd of
Steinhatchee 'died Monday,
March 21, 2005 at Cross City
Health & Rehabilitation Center.
She was 86.
Mrs. Dodd was a bookkeeper
for Gulf Stream Crab Company,
and a lifelong resident of Stein-
hatchee. She was of the Baptist
faith.
Mrs. Dodd is survived by two
sons, Bobby & Marlene Dodd
of Steinhatchee and Billy and
Pam Dodd of St. George Island;
two grandsons; and one great-
grandson.
A graveside service will be
held Thursday, March 24, 2005
at the Waters Memorial Ceme-
tery in Taylor County on High-
way 51 \%ith Re\ Bobby Joe
Hiers cohdidietigthe-seiioe.
Arrangements were under the
care of RICK GOODING
FUNERAL HOME, Cross
City.


Mrs. Virginia Dare
Davis Godwin
Virginia Dare Davis Godwin,
age 78, died on Saturday, March
19, 2005 at home. Mrs. Godwin
was born in Anniston, Alabama
toEugene Kelly Davis, Sr. and
Bessie Mae Bryant on October
29, 1926. She was the second
of three children. She grew up
in Ortega and attended schools
in Jacksonville; Virginia was a
.Navy wife and mom.
. Mrs. Godwin.was preceded in
death by her husband, Captain
John J. (Barney) Godwin, U.S.
Na\N Retired; and a daughter,
Janice Katina Godwin Ellis.
Survivors include a daughter,
Jennifer Kelly Godwin Wilson
of Trenton; a brother, William
T. Davis, Sr. of Gainesville; a
niece Deanne Mae Davis Gouge
of Ocala; a nephew William T.
Davis, Jr. of Trenton; and three
grand nephews.
Graveside services for Mrs.
Godwin were held at the Florida
National Veterans Cemetery in
Bushniell on Wednesday, March


Mrs. Mary J. Smith
Mrs. Mary J. Smith of New-
berry died Saturday, March 19,
2005 in Newberry. She was 88.
Mrs. Smith was born in Ala-
bama and moved to this area 68
years ago. She was a home-
maker and of the Baptist faith.
She was preceded in death by
her husband, Frazier Smith, Sr.
Mrs. Smith is survived by two
daughters, Lavonia Ford of
Lakeland and Linda Diane
Hodge of Newberry; three
grandchildren; and four great-


23, 2005.
For those who wish, you may
make contributions to Hospice
of North Central Florida.
Arrangements were under the
direction of WATSON
FUNERAL HOME, Trenton.


Mr. John Wilbur
Jenkins
U.S. Army Retired John
Wilbur Jenkins died Wednes-
day, March 9, 2005 at the VA
Medical Center in Temple,
Texas. He was 70.
Mr. Jenkins was born April
25, 1934 He was preceded in
death by his wife, Ruthie Jen-
kins; and a stepson, James
Graupman.
He is survived by his wife,
Helen Jenkins of Nolanville,
Texas; two sons, John Jenkins,
Jr. of Nolanville and Donald
Jenkins of Belton, Texas; a
daughter, Bernice Phillips of
Killeen, Texas; nine grandchil-
dren; and three great-
grandchildren.


Mr. Step Kerney
Mr. Step Kerney of Trenton
died Sunday, March 20, 2005.
He was 87.
He was a retired tractor me-
chanic.
He leaves to mourn a daugh-
ter, Charlotte Lanay Kearney
and a son, Ted Henley
(Margie); four grandchildren'
four great-grandchildren; a host
of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A graveside service will be
held Saturday, March 26, 2005
at 11:00 a.m. at Trenton Com-
munity Cemetery.
Arrangements are under the
care of DUNCAN
BROTHERS FUNERAL
HOME, Gainesville.

Mr. Kenneth "Kenny"
Darrell Land
Mr. Kenneth "Kenny" Darrell
Land, age 60, died suddenly at
his home in Old Town, Friday,
March 18, 2005 after a heart
attack.
After graduating from Dixie
County High School in 1964,
Mr. Land worked at the Georgia
Pacific Plywood Mill for 18
years and Cross City Correc-
tional for eight years before be-
coming, disabled in ,190 He
\.as an j'id hunter and sports-
man. Mr. Land was a member
of the Suwannee River Baptist
Church in Old Town.
He was preceded in death by
his parents Al Land; Chana and
Elmer Locklear; and by broth-
ers, A.J. Land and J.W. Land.
Mr. Land is survived by his
wife Myrtle Land of Old Town;
sons, Kenneth "Buck" Land and
Jeffrey "Blue" Land, both of
Old Town; a daughter, Deanna
Land of Cross City; a brother,
Alton Land of Old Town; sis-
ters, Kathryn Mcinnis of Old
Town and Hilda Fuller of Bir-
mingham, Alabama; and five
grandchildren.
A funeral service was held
Monday, March 21, 2005 at the
Rick Gooding Funeral Home
Chapel with Rev. Bobby
Lindsey conducting the service.
Interment followed at the Cross
City Cemetery.:
Arrangements were under the
care of RICK GOODING'
FUNERAL HOME, Cross
City.


Mrs. Patricia Pini
Mrs. Patricia Pini of Old
Town died Sunday, March 13,
2005 at her home. She was 49.
Mrs. Pini was a homemaker.
She is survived by her hus-
band, Dennis Pini, Sr. of Old
Town; a son, Dennis Pini, Jr. of
Largo; two daughters, Darnielle
Pini of Clearwater and Van-
nessa Pini, of Old Town; a
brother, George Blaisdell of
Belmont, New Hampshire; and
four sisters, Norma Abekle and
Nancy McKinnon, both of
Wilmington, Massachusetts,
Ann Marie Hadley of
Tewksbury, Massachusetts, and
Mary Berganhiem of Brandon.
Arrangements were under the
care of RICK GOODING
FUNERAL HOME, Cross
City.


grandchildren.
A funeral service was held
Tuesday, March 22, 2005 at
Watson Funeral Home Chapel
with Pastor Dwayne Bowdoin
conducting the service. Inter-
ment followed at Union Baptist
Church Cemetery in Newberry.
Arrangements were under the
care of WATSON FUNERAL
HOME, Trenton.


Mr. Bedford D.
Weeks, Jr.
Mr. Bedford D. Weeks, Jr. of
Newberry died Saturday, March
19, 2005 in Trenton. He was
88.
Mr. Weeks was born in Bell
and moved to Newberry in
1957. He was a grader for the
Alachua County Road Depart-
ment. He served in the United
States Navy and was a member
of Shady Grove Primitive Bap-
tist Church.
He is survived by his wife of
67 years, Thelma Nettles Weeks
of Newberry; and two nieces
who he raised as his own
daughters, Marie Bass of Tava-
res and Ruth Decker of Oviedo;
'three grandchildren; and two
great-grandchildren.
A funeral service was held,
Tuesday, March 22, 2005 at
Shady Grove Primitive Baptist
Church with Elder M. Herschel
Griffin conducting the service.
Interment was held at Shady
Grove Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the
care of WATSON FUNERAL
HOME, Trenton.

A Card Of Thanks
Words are inadequate to ex-
press our appreciation for the
overwhelming acts of kindness
during the loss of our mother
and grandmother, Virginia Deen
Lancaster. Thank you for the
phone calls, cards, food, flow-
ers, visits, contributions to Hos-
pice of the Tri-Counties Build-
ing Fund, charitable donations
made in her memory, and for
your prayers during our loss.
She had a great love for her
God, her church, family,
friends, Trenton and Gilchrist
County.
We are grateful for the loving
care provided by Janet Beyer,
Johnnie Mae Jackson, the ad-
ministration and staff of Ayers
Health and Rehabilitation, .Hos&,
pice ,, staff,,vwand-,DDrl oR obett
McCollough during the last
years of Mother's life.
We also appreciate the pro-
fessional service of Watson Fu-
neral Home, the kind words of
Pastor Gary Heath, and the spe-
cial care and love of Shawn
Matthews Leverett.
May God bless each of you.
Your acts of kindness will al-
ways be remembered.
Howell and Sheree Lancaster
and Family
Linda and Allan Parrish and
Family


A Card Of Thanks
The family of Roy Roland
Rogers would like to express
our sincere thanks for your
thoughts, prayers, cards, flow-
ers, food and other acts of kind-
ness and for being there with us
during our loss.
Thank You and May God
Bless You.
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Receipts at the North Florida
Livestock Market in Ellisville
on Wednesday, March 16, 2005
were: this week 511, last week
351 and last year 505.
Trends: Slaughter cows and
bulls firm to 2.00 higher.
Feeder steers and heifers steady.
Feeder and replacement cows
firm. Feeder steers and heifers
under 600 pounds 64 percent,
(42 percent steers, 22 percent
heifers), slaughter cows and
bulls 29 percent, replacement
cows 7 percent.
Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85
percent: 955-1070 (1017)
55.00-61.00 (58.55); 1110-1265
(1181) 56.50-63.50 (60.11);
1315-1875 (1551) 54.00-60.50
(58.32) Holstein.
Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1:
1655-1842 (1728) 63.00-71.00
(66.71).
Feeder Steers and Bulls Me-
dium and Large 1-2: 260-280
(275) 150.00-157.50 (155.73);
310-335 (322) 140.00-165.00
(154.53); 355-385 (365) 137.50-
152.50 (146.48); 410-430 (417)
135.00-142.50 (137.06); 455-
495 (472) 126.00-137.50
(131.67); 505-520 (515) 120.00-
125.00 (121.63); 560-590 (577)
108.00-112.50 (109.97).
Feeder Steers and Bulls Me-
dium and Large 2-3: 255-280
(270) 135.00-137.50 (136.71);


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305-330 (313) 130.00-137.50
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127.50 (125.81).
Feeder Holstein Steers Large
3: 215-240 (232) 125.00-
128.00 (125.93).
Feeder Heifers Medium and
Large 1-2: 260-280 (272)
142.50-159.50 (146.93); 315-
335 (329) 135.00-142.50
(138.44); 360-390 (380) 130.00-
137.50 (132.37); 405-430 (412)
122.50-130.00 (126.84); 455-
495 (478) 114.00-123.00
(118.91); 515-525 (520) 116.00-
123.00 (119.66); 570-595 (580)
100.00-110.00 (103.28).
Feeder Heifers Medium and
Large 2-3: 305-345 (332)
109.00-120.00 (112.37); 410-
430 (423) 107.00-118.00
(110.55).
Bred Cows Medium and
Large 1-2: 945-980 (976)
63.00-73.00 (63.97) 4-6 months
bred; 1110-1125 (1118) 60.00-
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Missy

Humane Society Of
Gilchrist County
News
"Missy" is a two-year-old
golden lab mix that weighs
about 45 pounds. She is very
friendly and adores children.
She gets along well with cats
and dogs as well as other ani-
mals. She is housebroken and
walks well on a leash and is
crate trained. She is spayed and
up-to-date on her shots. Nliss.
is the perfect family pet. The
Humane Society of Gilchrist
County also has manm more
animals in need of good homes.
Please check out our \\eb site at


http://www.hsgc.net or call for
an updated list of the pets that
we have available. More foster
homes are also needed, so any-
one with love in their heart and
some extra room for an animal
in need, please call one of our
volunteers at (352) 463-7364.
The Humane Society Thrift
Store is now open from Tuesday
to Saturday from 9:00 a.m. to
3:00 p.m.. Donations can be
taken at the store during those
.hours. The store is located in
Bell on Strickland Avenue in-
side Smith Feed Store. Turn
west on Strickland in Bell and
go about two blocks and you'll
see the feed store on the right.
Larger items can be picked up
so if you need help just call and
ask.
We have FURNITURE,
APPLIANCES, CLOTHES, and
just about EVERYTHING in
between. We have very reason-
able prices and our thrift store
proceeds go toward our spay
and neuter voucher program.
Our vouchers are free to the
public in the Tri-County area,
and they pay $30 towards the
cost of having a cat done, and
$50 towards the cost of having a
dog done and also cover the cost
of a rabies shot. The vouchers
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FWC, US Coast
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Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission offi-
cers assisted the U.S. Coast
Guard in a search and rescue
Tuesday off the Citrus County
coast and found a man who had
been missing most of the
morning.
Missing was Donald
Caldwell, from Wenonah, Illi-
nois.
Caldwell had gone out in a
gheenoe with Danny Cummins,
of Inglis, from the Highway 40
boat ramp in Levy County.
They made their way south to
the islands on the south side of
the Cross Florida Barge Canal
where they began fishing, ac-
cording to Lt. Robert Rowe,
patrol supervisor at the FWC
Crystal River Field Office.
"They decided to go further
south to the power plant intake
canal and attempted to cross the
open water bay in order to take
the quickest route possible.
The bay was extremely choppy,
making control of the gheenoe
difficult," Rowe explained.
Once out in the open water,
they decided it would be best to
turn around and follow the
shore line south to protect them
from the wind. While changing
speed and direction, the vessel
took a wave over the side and
capsized.
"Both men were wearing life
jackets," said Rowe.
Cummins made a makeshift
raft from an oar, an ice chest,
and the gas tank. He used his
raft to paddle kick two hours to
a nearby island where he caught
the attention of another fisher-
man who called the U.S. Coast
Guard for help. via his cell
phone. The Coast Guard re-
sponded and picked up Cum-
mins to help in the search for
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and James Umhoefer were dis-
patched to assist with the
search. They arrived on scene at
approximately 1:50 p.m. and
began a grid search pattern with
the Coast Guard. FWC Officer
John Jones arrived at approxi-
mately 2:15 p.m. to aid in the
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SMarch 1, 2005 is the DEADLINE for filing new applications for
Homestead Exemption, Agricultural Classification and All Other
Exemptions.

March 1, 2005 is the DEADLINE for filing Application & Return
for Reimbursement of Ad Valorem Taxes Levied on Residential
Property Rendered Uninhabitable Due to Named Tropical System.
This ONLY applies to HOMESTEAD PROPERTY.

May 1, 2005 is the DEADLINE for filing Application & Return
for Reimbursement of Sales Taxes Paid on Mobile Homes Pur-
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System. To qualify you MUST be a PERMANENT RESIDENT
of the State of Florida and,have replaced your PERMANENT RES-
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If you have questions concerning the qualifications for these ex-
emptions or reimbursements, please call the Property Appraiser's
Office at (352) 463-3190.


Applications for exemptions and reimbursements
MUST be made IN PERSON at

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112 S. Main Street Room 138
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8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday


A short time later Caldwell
was found clinging to the over-
turned gheenoe by the Coast
Guard.
According to Caldwell, he
knew he was being swept out to
sea by the outgoing tide and
managed to deploy the vessel's
anchor. Luckily, the anchor
caught hold on the bottom and
stopped the vessel from drifting
farther out.
During the two hours Cum-
mins was swimming for help,
the tide changed and Caldwell
pulled in the anchor to take ad-
vantage of the incoming tide.
The tide brought Caldwell back
to the same spot where the ves-
sel first capsized.
"Mr. Caldwell's quick think-
ing, calm demeanor, and pre-
paredness saved his life. By
staying with the vessel and
wearing a life jacket, Mr.
Caldwell avoided a potentially
tragic outcome to this accident,"
Rowe said.

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Applications
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the Irrigation System Retrofit
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EQIP Irrigation System Ret-
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1. Converting overhead im-
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2 Converting overhead
sprays to drops
3 .Updating nozzles and
pressure regulators on ex-
isting drops.
4..Updating nozzles and
pressure regulators on ex-
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NRCS will provide 50 per-
cent cost share on approved
cost-sharable practices based on
rates established by NRCS.
EQIP cost-share rates for lim-
ited resources producers may be
up to 90 percent. USDA has a
self-determination tool for ap-
plicants to determine eligibility
as a limited resource partner.
The tool can be found at: http://
www.nrcs.usda.gov/programs/
smlfarmer/tool.asp. Note: Per-
son must have an approved
EQIP contract in order to re-
ceive a payment.)
How to Apply for the EQIP
Irrigation System Retrofit Pro-
gram:
Applications for the EQIP Ir-
rigation System Retrofit Pro-
gram will be accepted March 1-
31, 2005, at the Bronson USDA
Service Center. If you need
more information about this
program, please call your local
USDA Service Center at (352)
486-2672 x. 3 or stop by for an
application. Information is also
available on the web at: http://
www.fl.nrcs.usda.gov/programs
/eqip/eqipsignup.html.
All USDA programs are
available to all eligible persons
without regard to race, color,
national origin, sex, religion,
age, disability, political beliefs,
and marital or familial status.


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NOTICE
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, the
Gilchrist County Board of County
Commissioners will hold a work-
shop on Monday, March 28, 2005
at 5:00 p.m., in the Board of County
Commissioners Meeting Room lo-
cated at 210 South Main Street,
Trenton, Florida.
The purpose of this workshop is
to discuss implementation of a Spe-
cial Assessment for Fire Protection
Services and proposed rates for the
following categories; Residential,
Commercial & Vacant.
"Persons with disabilities re-
questing reasonable accommoda-
tions to participate in this proceed-
ing should contact (352) 463-3170
(Voice) 352-463-3437 or via Flor-
ida Relay Service (800) 955-8771."
PLEASE BE ADVISED that if
a person decides to appeal any deci-
sion made by the Commission with
respect to any matter considered at
such hearing, that person will need
a record of the proceedings, and
that for such purpose, that person
may need to insure that a verbatim
record is made, which record in-
cludes the testimony and evidence
upon which the appeal is to be
based.
Board of County Commissioners
Gilchrist County,
Florida
Mitchell Gentry,
Chairman
ATTEST.
Joseph W. Gilliam,
Clerk
Pub. March 24, 2005b..

NOTICE OF MEETING
TOWN OF BELL, FLORIDA
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that
the Bell Town Council will hold its
regular meeting on THURSDAY,
April 7, 2005 at 7:00 p.m. at the
Bell Town Hall, located at 3240 W.
Railroad Lane, Bell, Florida.
PLEASE BE ADVISED that if a
person decides to appeal any deci-
sion made by the council, with re-
spect to any matter considered at
such meeting, he or she will need a
record of the proceedings, and that,
for such purpose, he or she may
need to ensure that a verbatim re-
cord of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony
and evidence upon which the ap-
peal is to be based.
Deanna Crews
Town Clerk/Manager
Pub. March 24, 2005b.

NGo 1E.OF, PUBLIC
MEETING
PLEASE BE ADVISED that the
Gilchrist County School Board will
conduct a meeting on Tuesday,
March 29, 2005 at 5:00 P.M. in
Building 14, Board Room 14-002
located at 310 NW 11 Avenue,
Trenton, Florida.
Following is the agenda:
OPENING CEREMONIES
1. Approval of Agenda
2. Approval of Minutes
3. Citizen Input/Delegations
4. Operations
5. Instructional
6. Personnel
7. Removal of Items from
Consent Agenda
8. Consent Agenda
9. Reports
NOTE: In accordance with the
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persons requiring an interpreter or
special accommodations to enable
them to participate in this meeting
are requested to notify the Office of
the School Superintendent at 352-
463-3200 at least forty-eight (48)
hours prior to the scheduled meet-
ing date so provisions can be made.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that
if a person decides to appeal any
decision made by the Board with
respect to any matter considered at
such meeting, he will need a record
of the proceedings and that for such
purpose, he may need to ensure that
a verbatim record of the proceed-
ings is made, which record includes
the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be based.
James E. Vickers,
Superintendent of Schools
Pub. March 24, 2005b.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC
MEETING'
PLEASE BE ADVISED that the
Gilchrist County District Advisory
-Council will meet on Wednesday,
March 30, 2005 at 8:00 A.M. in the
Bell Full Service Facility located at
2821 East Bell Avenue, Bell Flor-
ida to commence its annual Campus
Visit of the Bell Elementary.School
and the Bell High School.
NOTE: In accordance with the
Americans with Disabilities Act,
persons requiring an interpreter or
special accommodations to enable
them to participate in this meeting
are requested to notify the Office of
the School Superintendent at 352-
463-3200 at least forty-eight (48)
hours prior to the scheduled meet-
ing date so provisions can be made.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that
if a person decides to appeal any
decision made by the Board with
respect to any matter considered at
such meeting, he will need a record
of the proceedings and that for such
purpose, he may need to ensure that
a verbatim record of the proceed-
ings is made, which record includes
the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be based.
James E. Vickers
Superintendent of Schools
Pub. March 24, 2005b.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC
MEETING
PLEASE BE ADVISED that the
Gilchrist County District Advisory
Council will meet on Monday,
March 28, 2005 at 7:00 P.M. in
School Board Conference Room
14-010 located in Building 14 at
310 NW 11'h Avenue, Trenton,
Florida.


NOTE: In accordance with the-
Americans with Disabilities Act,.
persons requiring an interpreter or
special accommodations to enable
them to participate in this meeting
are requested to notify the Office of
the School Superintendent at 352-
463-3200 at least forty-eight (48)
hours prior to the scheduled meet-
ing date so provisions can be made.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that
if a person decides to appeal any-
decision made by the Board with,
respect to any matter considered at
such meeting, he will need a record
of the proceedings and that for such-'
purpose, he may need to ensure that
a verbatim record of the proceed-
ings is made, which record includes
the testimony and evidence upon-
which the appeal is to be based.
James E. Vickers.
Superintendent of Schools
Pub. March 24, 2005b.

NOTICE OF ENACTMENT OF
ORDINANCE
BY THE CITY COMMISSION
OF THE
CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA,
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that an ordinance, which title here-
inafter appears, will be considered.
for enactment by the Board of City
Commissioners of the City of
Trenton, Florida, at a public hearing
on April 4, 2005 at 6:00 p.m., or as
soon thereafter as the matter can be'
heard, in the Kathryn Deen Com-
mission Chambers, City Hall lo-
cated at 114 North Main Street,'
Trenton, Florida. Copies of the or;
dinance may be inspected by any.
member of the public at the Office
of the City Manager/Clerk, City
Hall located at 114 North 'Main
Street, Trenton, Florida, during
regular business hours. On the
date, time and place first above,
mentioned, all interested persons
may appear and be heard with re-
spect to the ordinance. This ordi-
nance was previously noticed for
adoption at a public hearing sched-
uled for March 7, 2005.
ORDINANCE NO. 2005-01
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CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA,"
RELATING TO VOLUNTARY:
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Legal

Notices
Continued
BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF
TRENTON, FLORIDA; REDE-
FINING THE BOUNDARIES OF
THE CITY OF TRENTON, FLOR-
IDA; PROVIDING FOR LAND
USE CLASSIFICATION AND
ZONING OF THE REAL PROP-
ERTY TO BE ANNEXED; PRO-
VIDING THAT EFFECTIVE
JANUARY 1, 2006, THE REAL
PROPERTY TO BE ANNEXED
SHALL BE ASSESSED FOR
PAYMENT OF MUNICIPAL AD
VALOREM TAXES AND BE
SUBJECT TO ALL GENERAL
AND SPECIAL ASSESSMENTS;
PROVIDING THAT EXISTING
LICENSED BUSINESSES,
TRADES, OR PROFESSIONS
OPERATING WITHIN THE
REAL PROPERTY TO BE AN-
NEXED MAY CONTINUE SUCH
BUSINESSES, TRADES, OR
PROFESSIONS THROUGHOUT
THE ENTIRE BOUNDARIES OF
THE CITY OF TRENTON, FLOR-
IDA; DIRECTING THE'CITY
MANAGER/CLERK WITHIN
SEVEN DAYS OF THE EFFEC-
TIVE DATE OF THIS ORDI-
NANCE, TO FILE CERTIFIED
COPIES OF THIS ORDINANCE
WITH THE FLORIDA DEPART-
MENT OF STATE, THE CLERK
OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA, THE CHIEF ADMINISTRA-
TIVE OFFICER OF GILCHRIST
COUNTY, FLORIDA, THE
PROPERTY APPRAISER OF
GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA, THE TAX COLLECTOR OF
GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLOR-
IDA, AND ALL PUBLIC UTILI-
TIES AUTHORIZED TO CON-
DUCT BUSINESS WITHIN THE.
CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA;
PROVIDING SEVERABILITY;
REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES
IN CONFLICT; AND PROVID-
ING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
The,public hearing may be con-
tinued to one or more future dates.
Any interested party shall be ad-
vised that the date, time and place
of any continuation of the public
hearing shall be announced during
the public hearing and that no fur-
ther notice concerning the matter
will be published.
All persons are advised that, if
they decide to appeal any decisions
made at the public hearing, they
will need a record of the proceed-
ings and, for such purpose, they
may need to ensure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made.
\ which record includes the testimon\
and evidence upon 'xhich the ap-
pd -to ei be baed .
Pub. March 24, 2005b.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC
HEARING
Notice is hereby given to the
Town Council,' of the Town Bell,
Florida, serving as the Town Plan-
ning Board, will consider a Com-
prehensive Plan Amendment for the
following described real property
located at, 1540 N. Main Street
Bell, Florida; said hearing to be at
the Bell Town Hall at 3240 West
Railroad Lane, Bell, Florida on
April 7, 2005 at 7:00 PM or as soon
thereafter as the matter can be
heard.
Comprehensive Plan
Amendment
Legal description of the property
for Conditional use Permit as re-
quested is as follows:
Commence at the Northeast corer
of the Northwest Quarter of the
Southeast Quarter (NW 1/4 of SE
1/4) of Section 25, Township 8
South, Ranger 14 East for the Point
of Beginning. Thence run along the
North line of said NW 1/4 of SE
1/4, S 8737'49" W, 682.96 feet to
a point, said point being on a curve;
thence run on a curve (being'con-
cave Northeasterly, having a central
angle of 0506'56", a radius of
5734.20 feet, a chord bearing and
distance of S 2656'13" E, 511.81
feet) an arc distance of 511.98 feet;
thence run N 63009'29" E, 516.53
feet to the East line of said NW 1/4.
of SE 1/4; thence run N 0221'34"
W, 251.50 feet to the Point of Be-
ginning.
A Comprehensive Plan Amend-
ment is required fdr the above de-
scribed property inconformity with
the Land Development Code of the
Town of Bell to change the zoning
from Commercial Zoning District.
to Residential 1 Zoning District.
The proposed application may be
inspected at the Bell Town Hall,
3240 West. Railroad Lane, Bell,
Florida.- Interested persons may
appear and be heard in respect to
the Comprehensive Plan Amend-
ment at this meeting;
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that if a
person decides to appeal any deci-
sion made by the Bell Town Coun-
cil with respect to any matter con-
sidered at such meeting, -they will
need a record of the proceedings
and that for such purposes, they
may need to insure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made
which record includes the testimony,
and evidence upon which the ap-
peal is based.
Deanna Crews
Town Clerk
Pub. March 24, 2005b.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC
HEARING
Notice is here. given to the
To%%n Council. of the To\.n Bell.
Florida. seeing 3a the Tov' ri Plat-
,iilg Board, ',\ll ,son ler.a, LanQ
Development Regulations Amend-
ment for the following described


real property located at, 1540 N.
Main Street, Bell, Florida; said
hearing to be at the Bell Town Hall
at 3240 West Railroad Lane, Bell,
Florida on April 7, 2005 at 7:00 PM
or as soon thereafter as the matter
can be heard.
Land Development Regulations
Amendment
Legal description of the property
for Land Development Regulations
Amendment as requested is as fol-
lows:
Commence at the Northeast cor-
ner of the Northwest Quarter of the
Southeast Quarter (NW 1/4 of SE
1/4) of Section 25, Township 8
South, Ranger 14 East for the Point
of Beginning. Thence run along the
North line of said NW 1/4 of SE
1/4, S 8737'49" W, 682.96 feet to
a point, said point being on a curve;
thence run on a curve (being con-
cave Northeasterly, having a central
angle of 05006'56", a radius of
5734.20 feet, a chord bearing and
distance of S 2656'13" E, 511.81
feet) an arc distance of 511.98 feet;
thence run N 6309'29" E, 516.53
feet to the East line of said NW 1/4
of SE 1/4; thence run N 02021'34"
W, 251.50 feet to. the Point of Be-
ginning.
A Land Development Regula-
tions Amendment is required for
the above described property incon-
formity with the Land Development
Code of the Town of Bell to change
the zoning from Commercial Zon-
iig District to Residential 1 Zoning
District.
The'proposed application may be
inspected at the Bell Town Hall,
3240 West Railroad Lane, Bell,
Florida. Interested persons may
appear and be heard in respect to
the Land Development Regulations
Amendment at this meeting.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that if
a person decides to appeal any deci-
sion made by the Bell Town Coun-'
cil with respect to any matter con-
sidered at such meeting, they will
need a record of the proceedings
and that for such purposes, they
may need to insure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made
which record includes the testimony
and evidence upon which the ap-
peal is based.
Deanna Crews
Town Clerk
Pub. March 24, 2005b.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC
HEARING
Notice is hereby given to the
Town Council, of the Town Bell,
Florida, serving as the Town Plan-
ning Board, will consider a Land
Development Regulations Amend-
ment for the following described
real property located at, County
Road 3423~Bell. Florida. said hear-
ing to be at the .Bellibo'.Tin Hll :,t
324 West Railroad Lan-e Bell.
Florida on April 7, 2005 at 7:00 PM
or as soon thereafter as the matter
can be heard.
Land Development Regulations
Amendment
Legal description of the property
for Land Development Regulations
Amendment as requested is as fol-
lows:
COMMENCE at the northwest
comer of the N E 1/4 of the NW 1/4
of Section 36, Township 8 South,
Range 14 East, for a point of refer-
ence; thence run. along the north
line of said Section 36, S 89039'04"
E, 494.96 feet to an intersection
with the northerly right-of-way line
of Grantor and the POINT OF


BEGINNING; thence run along
said right-of-way line N 61o59'46"
E, 48.42 feet; thence run S
2800'14"E 100.00 feet to south-
erly right-of-way line of Grantor;
thence run along said right-of-way
line S 6159'46" W, 664.60 feet to
the west line of aforesaid NE 1/4 of
the NW 1/4; thence run along said
west line N 0019'06" E, 113.60
feet to aforesaid north right-of-way
line; thence run along said right-of-
way line N 61o59'46" E, 562.29
feet to the POINT OF
BEGINNING; containing 1.46
acres, more or less.
The proposed application may be
inspected at the Bell Town Hall,
3240 West Railroad Lane, Bell,
Florida. Interested persons may
appear and be heard in respect to
the Land Development Regulations
Amendment at this meeting.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that if
a person decides to appeal any deci-
sion made by the Bell Town Coun-
cil with respect to any matter con-
sidered at such meeting, they will
need a record of the proceedings
and that for such purposes, they
may need to insure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made
which record includes the testimony
and evidence upon which the ap-
peal is based.
Deanna Crews
Town Clerk
Pub. March 24, 2005b.


NOTICE OFPUBLIC
HEARING
Notice is hereby given to the
Town Council. of the Town Bell,
Flonda. ser ing as the Town Plan-
ning Board, will consider a Condi-
tional Use Permit for the following
described real property located at,
Section 25, Township 8 South,
Range 14 East, Bell, Florida; said
hearing to be at the Bell Town Hall
at 3240 West Railroad Lane, Bell,
Florida on April 7, 2005 at 7:00 PM
or as soon thereafter as the matter
can be heard.,
Conditional use Permit
Legal description of the property
for Conditional use Permit as re-
quested is as follows:
Commence at the NW corner of
the NE 1/4 of Section 25, Township
8 South, Range 14 East for a point
of reference. Thence run along the
North line of said NE 1/4, N
89043'39" E, 59.38 feet to the East
right-of-way line of State Road No.
49 and the Point of Beginning.
Thence run along said right-of-way
line, S 00023'22" E, 12.00 feet;
thence run N 8943'39" E, 544.50
feet; thence run S 0023'22' E,
400.00 feet; thence run S 89043'54"
W. 194.50 feet. thence run S
00"23'36" E. 249 92 feet, thence
run N 8943'08' E. 197.15 feet;
then'ce- run' S 01: 19' "'E.-J' 1 r-3
feet, thr~rie fun S 89049s7".'W;
531.84 to aforesaid East right-of-
way line of State Road No. 49, said
point being, on a curve; thence run
on a curve (being concave Easterly,
having a central angle of
0036'31", a radius of 5676,55 feet;
a chord bearing and distance'of S
05051'16" E, 60.29 feet) on arc
distance of 60.29 feet; thence run N
89045'37" E, 1239.02 feet to the
West line,of High Country, a sub-
division as per plat thereof recorded
in Plat Book 2, Page 33 of the Pub-
lic Records of Gilchrist County,
Florida; thence run along the West
line of high Country, N 00020'26"
W, 1193.37 feet to the North line of
aforesaid NE 1/4 of Section 25;


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thence run along the North line of
said NE 1/4, S 8943'39" W,
1268.82 feet to the Point of Begin-
ning, all lyingand being in Gil-
christ County, Florida.
SUBJECT to an existing County
maintained road (NW 20'1h Street)
along the North margin thereof.
A Conditional use Permit is re-
quired for the above described
property inconformity with the
Land Development code of the
Town of Bell to permit the use of
the property for Rolling Hills Sub-
division within the Residential
Zoning District.
The proposed application may be
inspected at the Bell Town Hall,
3240 West Railroad Lane, Bell,
Florida. Interested persons may
appear and be heard in respect to
the Conditional use Permit at this
meeting.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that if
a person decides to appeal any deci-
sion made by the Bell Town Coun-
cil with respect to any matter con-
sidered at such meeting, they will
need a record of the proceedings
and that for such purposes, they
may need to insure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made
which record includes the testimony
and evidence upon which the ap-
peal is based.
Deanna Crews
Town Clerk
Pub. March 24, 2005b.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC
HEARING
Notice is hereby given to the
Town Council, of the Town Bell,
Florida, serving as the Town Plan-
ning Board, will consider a Condi-
tional Use Permit for, the following
described real property located at,
680 N.W. 27th Way, .Bell, Florida;
said hearing to be at the Bell Town
Hall at 3240 West .Railroad Lane,
Bell, Florida on April 7, 2005 at
7;00 PM or as soon thereafter as the
matter can be heard.
Conditional use Permit
Legal description of the property
for Conditional use Permit as re-
quested is as follows:
Lot 8 Sanders Oak Subdivision
A Conditional use Permit is re-
quired for the above described
property inconformity with the
Land Development Code of the
Town of Bell to permit the use of
the property for Mobile Home
within the Residential Zoning Dis-
trict.
The proposed application may be
inspected at the Bell Town Hall,
3240 West Railroad Lane,, Bell,
Florida. Interested persons may
appear and be heard in respect to
the Conditional use Permit at this
meeting.
PLEASE TaKE NOTICE that if
person d e io 'applVr' i t 'dit'i-
sion niadc "'. th Bell T,:~\, ri (Cuun-
cil with respect to any matter con-
sidered at such meeting, they will
need a record of the.proceedings
and that for such purposes, they
may need.to insure that a verbatim
record of the proceedings is made
which record includes the testimony
and evidence upon. which the' ap-
peal is based.
Deanna Crews
Town Clerk
Pub. March 24, 2005b.

PUBLIC NOTICE
CONCERNING FAIR
HOUSING
On November 5, 1990, the Board.
of Commissioners of the City of
Trenton, Florida adopted Ordinance
No. 90-8, which established the
policy ot the CtN to proniote equal
opportunity to obtain adequate
housing by all persons, regardless
of race, color, religion, sex, familial
status, handicap or national origin.


This ordinance is available for
public inspection at the Office of
the City Manager/Clerk, City Hall,
114 North Main Street, Trenton,
Florida 32693, Monday through
Friday between the hours of 8:00
A.M. and 5:00 P.M.
Any aggrieved person may file a
complaint of a housing discrimina-
tion act with the:
Florida Commission on Human
Relations
325 John Knox Road, Bldg. F,
Suite 240
Tallahassee, Florida 32303-4149
Toll-free Telephone:
1-800-342-8170
or
U.S. Department of Housing and
Urban Development
451 7" Street, S.W.
Washington, D.C. 20410
Toll-free Telephone:
1-800-424-8590
To request information or assis-
tance locally, you may contact Mi-
chael Lamar, City Manager/Clerk,
at City Hall or telephone (352) 463-
2222.
Pub. March 24, 2005b.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA
Case No.: 21-2005-DR-004B
Division: Domestic Relations
LADONA CHANDLER
Petitioner
and
WES CHANDLER
Respondent.
NOTICE OF ACTION FOR
DISSOLUTION OF,
MARRIAGE
TO: Wes Chandler
8140 NE 30"t Street
High Springs, FL 32643
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 Ladona Chandler,
whose address is 8140 NE 30th
Street, High Springs, Fla 32643 on
or before March 28, 2005 and file
the original with the clerk of this
Court at P.O. Box 37, Trenton, FL
32693 before service on Petitioner
or immediately thereafter. If you
fail to do so, a default may be.en-
tered against you for the relief de-
manded in the petition.
'Copies of all courtdocuments in
this case, including orders, are
available at the Clerk of the Circuit
Court's office. You may review
these documents upon request.
You must keep the Clerk of the
Circuit. Court's office notified of
your current address. (You may
file Notice of Current Address,
Florida Supreme Court Approved
Family Laa Form 12.91.5 Furure
papers in thih la. u'it '. illh be malledj
to the address on record at the
clerk's office.
WARNING: Rule 12.285, Flor-
ida Family Law Rules of Procedure,
requires certain automatic disclo-
sure of documents and information.
Failure to cdmply can result in


sanctions, including dismissal or
striking of pleadings.
Dated: February 23, 2005
CLERK OF THE
CIRCUIT COURT
(SEAL)
By: Deborah Craft
Deputy Clerk
Pub: March 3, 10, 17, 24, 2005

SURPLUS PROPERTY SALE
Five 'Wheelchair equipped vans,
Two 15 passenger vans. Envelopes
marked Sealed Bids must be re-.
ceived by mail by Suwannee River
Economic Council, Inc., P.O. Box
70, Live Oak, FL. 32064, by Thurs-
day, April 21, 2005. The vehicles
may be inspected at the Lafayette
County Road Department lot and
the Suwannee River Economic
Council, Inc. building in Cross
City. For information call (386)
362-4115 ext 242 or (386) 294-
2202 or (352) 498-7366.
Pub. March 24, 2005b.


IN THE CIRCUIT FOR
GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA
PROBATE DIVISION
File Number 21-2005-CP-0007
IN RE: ESTATE OF
RAYMOND GARLAND
PHOEBUS,
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS
The administration of the estate
of RAYMOND GARLAND
PHOEBUS, deceased, whose date
of death was January 28, 2005, is
pending in the Circuit Court for
Gilchiist County, Florida, Probate
Division, the address of which 'is
P.O. Box 37, Trenton, Florida
32693. The names and addresses of
the personal representative and the
personal representative's attorney
are set forth below.
All creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or de-
mands against decedent's estate on
whom a copy of this notice is re-
quired to be served must file. their
claims with' this court WITHIN
THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS
AFTER THE TIME OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS
NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER
THE DATE OF SER\ ICE OF A
COPY OF THIS NOTICE 'ON
THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons 'having
claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate must file their claims
with this 'court WITHIN 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION; OF
THIS NOTICE.
ALL CLAIMS NOT SO FILED
WILL BE FOREVER BARRED,.
NOTWITHSTANDING THE
TIME PERIORD._ SET FORTH
ABOVET ;-'N\ CLAIM FILED
TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE
AFTER THE DECEDENT'S
DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED:.
The date of first publication;:'of
this Notice is March24, 2005. ,/
Personal Representative.
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Notices
Continued

2525 Ellison Way
Independence, MO 64055
Attorney for Personal Representative:
David Miller Lang, Jr.
Florida Bar No. 0023541
204 Southeast First Street
Post Office Box 51
Trenton, Florida 32693
(352) 463-7800
Pub: March 24, 31, 2005b.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIR-
CUIT IN AND FOR GIL-
CHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO: 21-2004-CA-064
WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A.,
Successor by merger to WELLS
FARGO HOME MORTGAGE,
INC.,
Plaintiff,
v.
JOEL P. RAMSAY, JR. a/k/a
JOEL PHILLIP RAMSAY, JR.;
S UNKNOWN SPOUSE
OF JOEL P. RAMSAY, JR. a/k/a
JOEL PHILLIP RAMSAY, JR.;
and all unknown parties claiming
by, through, under or against the
herein named Defendants, who are
not known to be dead or alive,
whher said unknown parties claim
as heirs, devisees, grantees, assign-
ees, lienors, creditors, trustees,
spouses, or other claimants; TEN-
ANT #1, and/or TENANT #2, the
parties intended to account for the
person or persons in possession.
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
:Notice is hereby given that, pur-
suant to the Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated March 8, 2005 in
this cause, I will sell the property
situated in, GILCHRIST County,
Florida described as:
:LOT 46, BLOCK B, SUN
N' FUN UNIT NO. 6, A SUB-
DIVISION ACCORDING TO
THE PLAT THEREOF RE-
CORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1,
PAGE 63 THRU 66, PUBLIC
RECORDS .OF GILCHRIST
COUNTY, FLORIDA. SAID
LOT IS SHOWN AS "NOT
INCLUDED IN THIS PLAT"
AND IS THEREFORE MORE
PARTICULARLY ;: DE-
SCRIBED AS FOLLOWS, TO
WIT:
) COMMENCE AT THE NE
CORNER OF THE NW 1/4 OF
SW 1/4 .OF SECTION 14,
TOWNSHIP 10 SOUTH,
RANGE 16 EAST, THENCE
RUN N. 0050'03" W. ALONG
1-THE EAST LINE 'OF SAID
,1/4. 58.98,E Et I TO TRIIESK
CORNER OF LOT 45,
BLOCK B. OF SUN 'N' FUN
UNIT 6. THENCE RUN N.
89 53'14" W. ALONG THE
SOUTH LINE OF LOT 45,.
100:00 FEET TO THE SW
CORNER OF LOT 45, AND
THE POINT OF BEGIN-
NING, THENCE CONTINUE
N. 89053'14?" W. 100 FEET,


TIIENCE N. 00050'03" W.
505.64 FEET TO THE SOUTH
LINE OF A 66 FOOT
STREET, THENCE N.
8757'22" E., ALONG SAID
SOUTH STREET LINE 100.00
FEET TO THE NW CORNER
OF SAID LOT 45, THENCE S.
00050'03" E. ALONG THE
WEST LINE OF LOT 45,
509.41 FEET TO THE POINT
OF BEGINNING.
INCLUDING THEREON
THAT CERTAIN 2003 MERT
MANUFACTURED HOME,
VIN NOS.
FLHML2F163726282A AND
FLHML2F163726282B, TI-
TLE NOS. 0086945872 AND
0086945993.
a/k/a 7349 S.E. 851h Trail,
Trenton, FL 32693
at public sale, to the highest and
best bidder, for cash, at the South
Door of the Gilchrist ,County
Courthouse, Florida, at 11:00
-o'clock a.m., on April 6, 2005.
Dated at Trenton, Florida this 8"
day of March, 2005.
Joseph W. Gilliam
Clerk of the Circuit Court
(SEAL)
By: Lindsay Parrish
Deputy Clerk
IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE
AMERICAN WITH DISABILI-
TIES ACT PERSONS NEEDING
SPECIAL ACCOMMODATIONS
TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS
PROCEEDING SHOULD CON-
TACT JOSEPH W. GILLIAM AT
352-463-3170 (VOICE 352-463-
3437) IN THE GILCHRIST
COUNTY COURTHOUSE,
TRENTON, FLORIDA NO
LATER THAN SEVEN (7) DAYS
PRIOR TO THE START OF THE
PROCEEDINGS .OR WITHIN
TWO (2) WORKING DAYS OF
YOUR RECEIPT OF THIS NO-
TICE TO APPEAR. PERSONS,
WHO ARE HEARING OR VOICE
IMPAIRED CALL 1-800-955-8771
FOR THE FLORIDA RELAY
SERVICE.
Pub: March 17, 24, 2005b.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
Bell Mini Storage, pursuant to
the provisions of the Florida "Self-
Storage Facility Act" (Fla. Stat.
83.801-83.809) hereby gives No-
tice of Sale under said Act, to wit:
On Friday, March 25, 2005, at
Bell Mini Storage, US Highway
129, Bell, Florida, at 8:30 o'clock
a.m., Scott Akins, owner, will
conduct a Sale by Auction to the
highest bidder over which is owed
on the contents of the space rented
by Shannon Davis, 1469 NW 30th
St., Bell, FL 32619, consisting of
personal and household items.
This sale is being made to sat-
isfy a statutory lien.
Daitedlthis 20"' da. ol'fMarch,-
2005.
Bell Mini Storage
Scott Akins
Owner
PO Box 267
Bell, Florida 32619
Telephone: (352) 463-6859
Pub. March 17, 24, 2005b.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
Bell Mini Storage, pursuant to
the provisions of the Florida "Self-
Storage Facility Act" (Fla. Stat.
83.801-83.809) hereby gives No-
tice of Sale under said Act, to wit:
On Friday, March 25, 2005, at
Bell Mini Storage, US Highway
129, Bell, Florida, at 8:30 o'clock
a.m., Scott Akins, owner, will
conduct a Sale by Auction to the
highest bidder over which is owed
on the contents of the space rented
by Susan Bettis, P.O. Box 387,
Bell, FL 32619, consisting of per-
sonal and household items.
This sale is being made to sat-
isfy a statutory lien.
Dated this 20th day of March,
2005.
Bell Mini Storage
Scott Akins
Owner
PO Box 267
Bell, Florida 32619
Telephone: (352) 463-6859
Pub. March 17, 24, 2005b.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
Bell Mini Storage, pursuant to
the provisions of the Florida "Self-
Storage Facility Act" (Fla. Stat.
83:801-83.809) hereby gives No-
tice of Sale under said Act, to wit:
On Friday, March 25, 2005, at
Bell Mini Storage, US Highway
129, Bell, Florida, at 8:30 o'clock
a.m., Scott Akins, owner, will
conduct a Sale by Auction to the
highest bidder over which is owed
on the contents of the space rented
by Kimberly Prevatt, 12290 NE
10th Ave., Trenton, FL 32693,
consisting of personal and house-
hold items.
This sale is being made to sat-
isfy a statutory lien.
Dated this 20th day of March,
2005.
Bell Mini Storage
Scott Akins
Owner
PO Box 267
Bell, Florida 32619
Telephone: (352) 463-6859
Pub. March 17, 24, 2005b.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
Bell Mini Storage, pursuant to
the provisions of the Florida "Self-
Storage Facility Act" (Fla. Stat.
83.801-83.809) hereby gives No-
tice of Sale under said Act, to wit:
On Friday, March 25, 2005, at
Bell Mini Storage, US Highway
129, Bell, Florida, at 8:30 o'clock
a.m., Scott Akins, owner, will
conduct a Sale by Auction to the
highest bidder over which is owed
on the contents of the space rented
by Ricky Biss, 7898 97th Ct., Live
Oak, FL 32060, consisting of per-
sonal and household items.

is-y a statuIory lien.
Dated this 20th day of March,
2005.
Bell Mini Storage
Scott Akins


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Owner
PO Box 267
Bell, Florida 32619
Telephone: (352) 463-6859
Pub. March 17, 24, 2005b.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
Bell Mini Storage, pursuant to
the provisions of the Florida "Self-
Storage Facility Act" (Fla. Stat.
83.801-83.809) hereby gives No-
tice of Sale under said Act, to wit:
On Friday, March 25, 2005, at
Bell Mini Storage, US Highway
129, Bell, Florida, at 8:30 o'clock
a.m., Scott Akins, owner, will
conduct a Sale by Auction to the
highest bidder over which is owed
on the contents of the space rented
by Cassandra Campbell, HC 4
Box 665, Old Town, FL 32680,
consisting of personal and house-
hold items.
This sale is being made to sat-
isfy a statutory lien.
Dated this 20th day of March,
2005.
Bell Mini Storage
Scott Akins
Owner
PO Box 267
Bell, Florida 32619
Telephone: (352) 463-6859
Pub. March 17, 24, 2005b.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
Bell Mini Storage, pursuant to
the provisions of the Florida "Self-
Storage Facility Act" (Fla. Stat.
83.801-83.809) hereby gives No-
tice of Sale under said Act, to wit:
On Friday, March 25, 2005, at
Bell Mini Storage, US Highway
129, Bell, Florida, at 8:30 o'clock
a.m., Scott Akins, owner, will
conduct a Sale by Auction to the
highest bidder over which is owed'
on the contents of the space rented
by Tina Langford. P.O. Box 374,
Trenton. FL 32693. consisting of
personal and household items.
This sale is being made to sat-
isfy a statutory lien.
Dated this 20th day of March,
2005.
Bell Mini Storage
Scott Akins
Owner
PO Box 267
Bell, Florida 32619
STelephone: (352) 463-6859
Pub. March 17, 24, 2005b.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALE
Bell Mini Storage, pursuant to
the provisions of the Florida "Self-
Storage Facilmit Act" (Fla. Stat.
83.801-83.809) hereby gives No-
tice of Sale under said Act, to wit:
On Friday, March 25, 2005, at
Bell Mini Storage, US Highway,
129, Bell, Florida, at 8:30 o'clock
ajm.n-Se0tr, Akins, owner. will,
conduct a Sale by Auction to the
highest bidder over which is owed
on the contents of the space rented
by Lynn Langford, P.O. Box 914,
Bell, FL 32619, consisting of per-
sonal and household items.
This sale is being made to sat-
isfy a statutory lien.
Dated this 20th day of March,
2005.


Bell Mini Storage
Scott Akins
Owner
PO Box 267
Bell, Florida 32619
Telephone: (352) 463-6859
Pub. March 17, 24, 2005b.


Gilchrist County
Land Transactions
Ted F. McCary to Robert C.
Wilkerson.
Diana L. Chestelson to Diana
L. Chestelson.
Robert G. Moody, Sr. to Mi-
chael Hummel.
Paul T. Sadownik to Floyd S.
Underhill.
Ronald P. St. John to Brad
Smith.
Brad Smith, aka to Charles
M. Asarnow, Trustee.
2847906 Canada Inc. to
Ronald P. St. John.
Ronald P. St. John to Jeovany
Torres.
Mardi Land Development
Inc. to Fabian Holness.
Mardi Land Development
Inc. to Fabian Holness.
Merrill Lynch Trust Company
FSB to Susan Schilling, Co-
Trustee.
Harold J. Henry to Mohsen
Rashdan.
Arthur J. McQuillan III to
Chuck E. Best.
Catherine T. Fowler to Cath-
erine T. Fowler.
Kathryn H. Dunn to Rachel T.
Stevenson.
Janet Barkley to Harold Bar-
kley.
Charles Lepore to Cynthia L.
Moody.
REPJHB Inc. to Darryl K.
Feagle.
William, W. Rush, Trustee to
Jasper F. Lindsey.
Alice Hilliard to Hilliard


McCoy.
McCoy
Hilliard.
' McCoy
Hilliard.
McCoy
Hilliard.


Hilliard to McCoy

Hilliard to McCoy

Hilliard to McCoy


John N. Hudson to Jeff Reed.
Karen C. Aldred to Melody
Ahlgren.
Lorie J. Lewallen to Walker
L. Moran.
2847906 Canada Inc. to Brad
Smith,
Robert M: Johnson Revocable
Trust to Kenneth W. Thompson.
Douglas Ei Mitchell to
Dougla. lylc~ihell. E M" 't
Su\\annee esPrisrve mLC to
John R. Bonner, Sr.
Eric Josef Schulz to James
Weaver III.
Janice A. Shepard to Michael
Streicher.
Joseph Pitzarell to Joseph Pit-
zarell.
Joseph W. Gilliam Clerk of
Court to Robert L. Phillips.
Joseph W. Gilliam Clerk of
Court to Robert L. Phillips.
Gerald Roberts to Wayne
Roberts.
Cheryl D. Segrete to Timothy
Turner.
Wayne Roberts to William S.
Raynor, Trustee.
Jonathan S. Kincaid to Dream
Builders Development Corp.
Mary Ann Kincaid to Timo-
thy E. Lindsey.
Jonathan S. Kincaid to
Timothy E. Lindsey.
Timothy E Lindsey to Mary
Ann Kincaid.
Timothy E. Lindsey to Jona-
than S. Kincaid.
Wholesale Inc. to Charles R.
Castlen.


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ROCKER RECLINER:
Excellent condition, 1 year old,
blue corduroy, $100.
352-493-4973.
ltb,3-24
HAY EQUIPMENT: 2 years old,
excellent condition, only cut 110
acres, bared stored all year. Fella
Tedder TH540T-$4,300; NH
Rake-216 $13,700; NH Mower
1432-$18,600; NH Round Baler
688-$20,800, call 352-375-6132
or 352-472-3594.
6tb,3-24-4-28
MISC. FOR SALE: Piano, $250;
Hot tub, need work, with cover,
$200; 3-Keg draft beer cooler,
needs work, $250; Compressor
and motor for walk-in cooler,
$250. 352-222-3219.
2tb,3-24-3-31
TRUCK TOPPER: Fits full-size
Chevy or GMC bed. $200 obo.
Call John at 352-463-7135 or 352-
463-6125.
tfn,3-24
POLARIS 700 4-WHEELER: 3
year transferable extended
warranty. Excellent condition,
$5,000 firm. 472-3442.
4tb,3-17-4-7
RESTORED 1964 GAS JOHN
DEERE 1010: New mower,
trailer, $7,900. 1964 DIESEL
MASSEY 65 with mower, $6,900
obo Doug 463-8225.
4tp,3-17-4-7
HUMANE SOCIETY OF
GILCHRIST COUNTY: Thrift
Store open 9 am 3 pm on
Tuesday Saturday. Strickland
Avenue in Bell. Come down and
pick up some great bargains and
.help the animals at the same time.
Proceeds from sales benefit
spay/neuter voucher program.
Also taking donations. 463-7364.


For Sale "

HOT TUB / SPA: 5-person
lounger, 5HP, 20 jets, cabinet,
lights, never used, warranty.
Retail $4,300, sacrifice $1,595.
(352) 372-5287.
4tb,3-17-4-7
BOAT 2002 20' Monarch
Pontoon, 75 hp Mercury, excellent
condition, $8,900. Call
352-463-7420, 352-493-3008 or'
352-542-4891.
3tb,3-10-3-24'
CAMPER FOR SALE: 1996
Pleasure-Way ultimate compact
RV. Impeccably maintained by'
original owner. 66,000 miles,
$24,500. Call 352-463-6527.
tfnb, 12-9
ACHING JOINTS,
BODY PAIN?
Liniments made with essential oils'
and natural ingredients. Gift"
baskets, aromatherapy items, free'
consultations. (352) 486-6135 or
www.genessence.com
tfn,l-25
BEDS: Queen thick, orthopedic,
pillow-top mattresses and box
springs. New in plastic with.
warranty. Sacrifice, $160. King
available $225. (352) 372-8588.
tfnb,7-5-

SYard Sale F

SATURDAY, MARCH 26TH: 91
am 2 pm. 2540 CR-341.
ltb,3-24
FREE GIVE AWAY
JOPPA YARD SALE CONTIN-
UES: The WMU of Joppa Baptist
Church plans to continue their.
yard sale this Friday and Saturday
at Sandra Colson's residence. Turn
East off U.S. 19 at N.W. 150th.
Street. (CR 218) Proceeds are
helping our new church building
fund!


RESIDENTIAL BUILDING LOTS
FOR SALE

Two lots 6.66 acres each. Four lots 5 acres
each. Great location 3 miles south of Bell,;
n^/+4mfileibff bof -s1.29. Beautiful lots,
heavily wooded; prime building sites.
Builder will design and construct your
estate home on the lot of your choice.
Call for more information. 352-463-9060.




GILCHRIST COUNTY

473 acres, $1,800 per acre: Take
SR-47 turn on to CR-138, go 3.5 miles
turn on NE 90th Way. Parcel on left and
right, some timber reserved.

292 acres, $2,050 per acre: Take
SR-47 to CR-138, go 4 miles turn on to
NE 7th Court, timber included.

C Coolidge Davis Realty
Bus: 352-376-2541, Mobile: 352-538-9819
Fax: 352-332-0509
E-mail: cal2421 @bellsouth.net


Don Thomas
Sales Associate


Call Me Don Thomas

352-221-5422


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Highway 19/98, P. O. Box 1653
Old Town, Florida 32680
Business (352) 542-8568
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tion. $10,000. 472-367

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Call for Directions -
South of Chiefland
'04 PT Cruiser, 4-Door, auto, CD
22K Miles, fact. warr............
'03 Ford Taurus 4-1oor, CD, p
loaded, eacl. watr, W K MiWs.
03 Chevys aa~ae, 4a-0Dets au
CD, 36K Mi, e .


biles | i AUCTIONS .

: 6 c, en- EVERY MONDAY, 7 PM: Wil-
: 6 cyl., en- listen, 15991 NE Hwy. 27A. Col-
good condi- lectible glass, furniture, tools, misc.
'b7. household. Southern Auction Mar-
4tb,3-17-4-7 keting, 352-528-2950. 10% BP.
f those who AU1423, AU1437, AB2240.
Share better 27tp,3-10-9-8
f those who .,-. -.-- -.

-Jim Rohn R Wanted To Buy i

REAL ESTATE WANTED:
OWN Cash for your house or land, quick
835 closing, as is. Call 772-201-1115.
10 Miles tfnb,3-24
off345
PAYING CASH FOR DISH
.PWindows, NETWORK RECEIVERS: Call
$11,975 Jeff, 715-520-3406, Chiefland.
it-a ltb,3-24
$10,975
$105 20 ACRES WANTED: For
,sa, single-family homesite. NW Gil-
$7,575 christ County. 407-268-3442.
....... I.. 4tb,3-10-3-31


aiOn,l ,4 $17,975

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uil. $f tet. i, Wi;.,.17,975


SAuo, lsk ,iK e~ te..., $112975

'01 Isuu Trooper. 4-Daor auto,. V,
air, loaded, SK Wi .............. $10,975
W0 MereuryGrarnd karquis. 4-Door, loaded,
50K Mas, cleam................. $8,975
00 Ford F-150 XLT, extra cab, long bed,
4-Door, V8, auto, loaded, lean...$10,975
99 Ford XLT Ranger 4-Door,
V6. auto, air, loaded... $7575
'99 Isuzu Rodeo, 4 cyl., 5-speed,
air, stereo, 60K Miles....... $7,575
'95 Ford Windstar Van, auto, CD
loaded, clean................ $2,575

CREDIT UNIONS WELCOME
Warranties Available


WANTED-GOLF CART: Gaso-
line powered. Must be in good
condition and clean. Call 463-
212?


WANTED-TRACTORS
rusty, broken, ugly, de
abandoned. Call Sonny
.1387' or 352-256-7275,
ing, thanks.

RETIRED REMO
CONTRACTOR: Wa
buy homes or mobile he
land needing repair, 493-
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PAIRS: For Bostitch a
S: Old, Brands. For competition
ad, alive, and quick turn-around
352-472- christ Building Supply at
keep try- 2738. Located in Bell.
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DELING CBC017140 Custom ho
nting to on your lot. Precision
homes with ment, PO Box 249, 2
7841. Hwy. 19, Old Town,
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LOST DOG: Black female Peeka-
poo, has white on chest & tail,
dragging red leash, no collar. Lost
near Wal-Mart. Saturday, March
19th. $100 reward. Please call
352-543-5690.


Jim King Realty, Inc.
Realtor MULTIPLE LIFTING SERVICE
MLS,
Main Office (352) 493-2221ML
315 N. Main Street (US-19), Chiefland, FL.32626
Fanning Springs Branch Office -(352) 463-6144
17871 U.S. Hwy. 19, Fanning Springs, FL 32693
EQUAL HOUSING Suwannee Branch Office (352) 542-9007 R LT
OPPORTUNITY 23382 SE 349 Hwy., Suwannee, FL 32692 REALTOR
E-Mail: jkingre@svic,net or www.jimkingrealty.com


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ONE OF A KIND SUWANNEE
RIVER HOME WITH UNBELIEVE-
ABLE VIEW! Located at Fowler's
Bluff, the very Southern most com-
munity on the east side of Suwannee,
this home was built with comfort &
entertaining as a priority. With 2,900
sq. ft. of living area, just a few of the
special features include master suite
with his & her bathrooms, large kitch-
en, dining room, living room with
rock fireplace, workshop, large laun-
dry room, double boat house with
lifts and screen porch overlooking the
River. Call for appointment today!
$535,000. (LW-746942) Call 493-


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BRAND NEW HOME, JUST COM-
PLETED! Located in the City of Bron-
son, Florida, very convenient location
to schools & shopping. Priced for quick
sale @ $105,000. (LR-747760) Call
493-2221.


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SPANISH TRACE Luxurious 4
BR/2 BA stucco home on 4.6 wood-
ed acres. Built in 2001 with 2x6 exte-
rior walls for maximum efficiency.
Vaulted ceilings in kitchen, dining &
living rooms. Berber carpet & ceram-
ic tile flooring. Custom oak cabinets
in a fully equipped spacious kitchen.
Large 3-car garage. Over 3,400 sq.
ft. under roof. $239,500. (LR-
747771) Call 493-2221.


SPRINGSIDE S/D Very neat,
clean & well maintained 2 BR/2 BA
home with Central H/A. New carpet
& vinyl flooring & kitchen cabinets.
Quiet adult neighborhood. Won't
last long at this price $8,500. (LMH-
748383) Call 493-2221.

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BILLY BOB'S FENCING: All
types. Free estimates. Call
352-498-5463 or 352-221-3275 or
352-221-3304.
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UNCOLLECTED JUDGMENT?
We can help. No recovery. No fee.
NO Judgment too big or small.
HK and Associates, 24/7, Call
(352) 486-1639.


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obligation .
IRON- PRESSURE WASHING,
R COM- LAWN MOWING, YARD
-800-437- CLEANING, AND PAINTING:
IE CEN- Reasonable prices, dependable,
insured and professional.
tfnb,11-4 Shamrock Services, 352-463-1212
day or evening and weekends.
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352-463- MEETINGS
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THE GILCHRIST COUNTY
ACTOR: AARP CHAPTER meets in the
)mes built Community Center, 214 SE 3rd Av-
Develop- enue in Trenton every third Tues-
26761 SE day of the month at 10:30 am, ex-
352-542- cept June, July, and August. New
members, winter residents or local
tfnb,7-15 citizens can be sure of a warm wel-
come.


MOWER & CHAINSAW
PARTS: Stihl, Husqvarna, Ayp,
Murray, Sears, MTD, Briggs,
Kohler, Robin, and Honda. Blades
for most mowers.
Beauchamp Saw Shop
493-4904
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TREES, TREES, TREES: Lang-
ston Tree Service, Inc. 490-4456.
tfnb,2-22

A BIG STUMP! A LITTLE
STUMP!:We grind them all.
Langston Tree Service, Inc. 490-
4456.
tfnb,2-22

DIXIE MONUMENT: Old Town
- Since 1992. Visit our display on
Hwy. 19 at C&C Growers, 9 am -
5 pm, Mon. Sat. or call toll free
1-877-542-3432 for appointment
to visit our shop & main office at
1471 NE 512 Avenue. 100's of
stones in stock, computer special-
is to assist \ou in creating a last-
ing minute to the life of your lo% ed
one.
tfnb,5-20


TIM POWELL ELECTRIC:
New installations and repairs, li-
censed and insured. State Reg.
#EC13002453. Call (352) 463-
2155.
tfnb,11-25

DISH NETWORK Super Dish
Up Grade. Get TV 20, 51, 53 and
Channel 5 on your satellite. Call
386-454-3806 and 800-741-3605
Crystal Clear Communications.
tfnb,2-24

MAJOR APPLIANCE
REPAIR: Call: Jim
386-935-4721.
12tb,2-10-4-28

ELMORE'S SIMULATED
BRICK & STONE, INC. Stucco
& Hardcoat, Permanent Mobile
Home Skirting. License #118.
Free Estimates, Jimmie Elmore,
Owner. Call (352) 472-5542.
24tp,1-27-7-7


D. Deen Lancaster
Licensed Real Estate Broker
510 East Wade Street
Trenton, Florida 32693


Visit us online at:
www.lancasterrealty.biz


2.38 Acre corer lot, less than mile off of paved roads.
Homes Only in SE Trenton, close to town but still a
country feel. $29,900 MLS#748278


NICE 4.91 Acres in Konsult Subdivision in SW Trenton. This
lot is Deed Restricted. Excellent area to build that dream
home! You are only minutes away from schools and shopping.
$59,900 MLS#748427

SOLD SOLD
1.02 Acre Homes Only, Paved Road Access SW
$18,000 MLS#748104
1.16 Acre Homes Only, Paved Road Access SW
$17,500 MLS#748137
4.78 Acres Easy Access to US 19, VERY
Wal-Mart and golf-course $
$39,900 MLS#748237 CRC
2002 SITE built home on 2 Acres,
Beautiful 3BR/2BA
$139,900 MLS#748124 LOVELY

Member of the Multiple Listing Service VERY
and Board of Realtors for
Dixie, Gilchrist & Levy Counties 10 Acre Nurser

Buy, Sell and Succeed with COMME]
Lancaster Realty! on SR-26 i


AVAILABLE
MH .18 Acres 3BR/2BA
$34,000 MLS#748332
MH.38 Acres 3BR/1BA
$30,000 MLS#748334
NICE CB 3 BR/2 BA Home
$123,000 MLS#748314
ER-STYLE HOME, 3 BR/2 BA
155,500 MLS#748313
DWMH on .19 acres, 3BR/2BA
$55,000 MLS#748333
SNice SWMH on 1.44 acres,
$45,000 MLS# 748315
y in SE Gilchrist, 3 BR/2 BA SWMH
$119,000 MLS#748265
RCIAL .57 acres in East District
n Trenton $99,900 MLS#748103


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Help Wanted j

VACANCIES
GILCHRIST COUNTY
SCHOOLS

Elementary Instructor
Bell Elementary
Bachelor's degree or higher from
an accredited institution.
Florida certification in
Elementary Education.

Temporary ESE Instructor
Estimated through June 2, 2005.
Bell Elementary.
Bachelor's degree or higher from
an accredited institution.
Appropriate Florida Teacher
Certification required. ESE
experience/certification required.
Assistant Principal
STrenton, Middle High
Master s degree or higher from an
accredited institution. Florida
certification in Educational
Leadership or related subject area.
Minimum three years successful
teaching experience.

Speech/Language Pathologist
(K-12) District-wide.
Bachelor's Degree in Speech/
Language Pathology/
Communication Disorders
from an accredited educational
institution. Florida certification in
Speech/Language Pathology and/
or licensure in
Speech/Language Pathology.
School Psychologist
District-wide
Master's Degree from an
accredited institution.
Certification covering
School Psychology.
Substitute Teachers
High School Diploma qr
Equivalent. Contact the District
Office for an application and
more information.


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" Help Wanted ,

Highly Qualified
Substitute Teacher Pool
We are accepting applications for
our Highly Qualified Substitute
Teacher Pool. Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree or higher with
a current or former teaching
certificate in a core subject area.
Once approved, highly qualified
substitutes would be eligible for
substituting at $130 a day in
pre-approved situations where
there is a long-term absence in a
core subject area. All other daily
substituting would be at current
daily rates. Contact the District
Office for an application and
more information.

Bus Driver Trainees;
Substitute Bus Drivers.
High School Diploma. 40 hours of
in-service training will be
provided for qualified applicants.
Flexible training hours. Part of the
training prepares trainees for the
driver portion of the Class B
Florida CDL. For information or
questions, contact the
Transportation Department at
(352) 463-3230.

Obtain and submit application to:
Gilchrist County School District,
310 NW 11th Avenue,
Trenton, FL 32693
(352) 463-3200.

Attach a resume and any
additional information as
necessary. All applications will
be screened. Not all applicants
will be interviewed.
Applications will be accepted
until positions are filled.
EEO/Drug Free Workplace,
www.GilchristSchools.org
ltb,2-24


INSTRUCTOR ASSOCIATE
DEGREE NURSING PRO-
GRAM: 198 Duty Days FT, ten-
ured track position to conduct the
learning experience in the class-
room, laboratory and/or clinical
area. Prepare for instruction (sylla-
bi, lesson plans, tests; and recom-
mending course offerings, se-
quence, faculty assignments).
Requires MSN in Nursing, State
of Florida Licensed RN or License
eligible, Plus 3 years experience as
staff nurse. Computer Literate.
Open until filled. Review of appli-
cations to begin April 18, 2005 *"
INQUIRIES: HUMAN RE-
SOURCES DEVELOPMENT
LAKE CITY COMMUNITY
COLLEGE 149 SE College Place
Lake City, FL 32025-8703 IN-
FORMATION : (386) 754-4314;
FAX (386) 754-4594 e-mail:
boettcherg@lakecitycc.edu Re-
quire College Application, Re-
sume & Transcripts Applications
available on WEB at:
www.lakecitycc.edu Lake City
Community College is accredited
by the Commission On Colleges
of the Southern Association of
Colleges and Schools AN EQUAL
OPPORTUNITY/AFFIRMATIVE
ACTION COLLEGE IN EDUCA-
TION AND EMPLOYMENT
VETERAN'S PREFERENCE
2tb,3-17,3-31,4-7,4-14
FINANCIAL SERVICE POSI-
TION: 3-years min experience in
AP, GL, AR. Additional experi-
ence in CPT and ICD-9 coding, in-
surance filing, and medical billing
a plus. Qualified applicants only.
EOE. Send resume to fi-
nance@treritonmedical.org


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Licensed Real Estate Broker 386 935 0243
P.O. Box 546 Bell, Florida 32619 38693 0

VERY NICE 3 BR/2 BA BRICK HOME IN BRANFORD Real brick
home, enclosed garage, fenced yard, great condition. Only $94,500.
80 ACRES WITH BEAUTIFUL LARGE OAKS Property is fenced and
cross-fenced. There is a large fantastic 10 stall horse bam with a large concrete
center room compound and an apartment/office on second story with a deck.
There is a mobile home, nice pastures and beautiful woods, many choices for
home sites. This property is already being used as a horse farm. Of course it's
complete with wells, septic tanks and power. This dream place can be yours for
a bargain price of only $425,000.
139 ACRES IN CENTRAL SUWANNEE COUNTY-Beautiful farm/ranch
land, fenced, 5 ponds, can be divided. Call us for details, etc. Only $3,500/
acre.
15 ACRES OF COMMERCIAL/INDUSTRIAL LAND-3 entrances off of
Hwy. 27 in Branford, Florida. You can't go wrong with this investment!
$425,000.
SUWANNEE RIVER HOME-Beautiful 200' of riverfront south of Branford,
1+ acres of land in Lafayette County. $198,500.
2 LOTS IN HIDDEN ACRES (TOTAL 300' X 300') On Wild Turkey Road
near the Suwannee River & super good boat ramp. Lots of deer and turkey!
Only $19,500 for both.
3-ACRE LOT AT TAIRPARK Well, septic and power. $55,000.
A FEW LOTS 4 ACRE TRACTS In Suwannee County. $15,000 and up.
AIRPARK LOTS ON THE RUNWAY Choose yours today. $30,000 to
$40,000 range.
3 TOWNHOUSE CONDOS A great rental income investment in Panama
City, Florida. All can be yours for a reasonable price of $239,500.
GREAT LOCATION BETWEEN GINNIE & BLUE SPRINGS 1.34 acres
commercial/residential on 340 @ Spring Ridge. 200' of Hwy frontage. $35,000.
2 1/2 ACRES ON HWY 129 NORTH OF BELL nice wooded property,
good for a home or a business location, for the price of $55,000.
RIVERFRONT "Swiss Family Robinson Special" On the Suwannee River -
strong motor boating area 2 acres w/well, septic & power. Complete w/camper
on stilts, large decks cable suspension bridge. 200 ft. on river lot buildable
for 1,200 sq. ft. house. $154,900 (shown by appt only)
BEAUTIFUL LOT ON THE SUWANNEE Beautiful 2-acre lot and builda-
ble too! Comes with septic system permit. Only $49,900.
NICE LOTS in neighborhood close to Santa Fe River and boat ramps. Great
tubing/swimming and fishing area. Choose yours today! $9,500 to $19,500
range.
3 ACRES HWY 129 IN BELL, FLORIDA This beautiful high land with
lots of road frontage could be just what you are needing for your business loca-
tion. $295,000.
ALSO Some larger acreage on the river call us for details and prices!
OTHER COMMERCIAL PROPERTIES IN BELL, TRENTON, FAN-
NING SPRINGS, AND BRANFORD.

Visit our website at www.wolfordrealty.com


Help Want

2 FULL-TIME LAI
POSITIONS OPEN: 2
10:30 pm, swing shift da
6 am 2:30 pm/2 pm C1
Exp. preferred, apply C@
Health and Rehab Center,
7th Street, Trenton.

BEAUTICIAN: Needed
weekly. Elderly population
@ Ayers Health and Reh
ter, 606 NE 7th Street, Tre

PHYSICAL THERAPY!
cover for our P/T, going
eymoon, May 23rd Ju
463-7107. Ayers Health
hab. Ask for Chris.

LPN AND RN 3-11: Nee
progressive long-term ca
ty. Take advantage of sig
incentive bonuses. Tr
Nursing Home, 7280 S.W
Trenton, 352-463-2221
DFWP.


2tb,3-24-3-31
PLUMBERS HELPER: Must be
willing to learn plumbing trade &
have good driving record. Top pay
& profit sharing. 463-2202 or 935-
0616.


Led Help Wanted I
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UNDRY FAMILY SUPPORT WORK-
pm ER: The Levy County Health De-
y/nights, apartment is seeking a Family Sup-
):30 pm. port Worker, Position #64000017.
? Ayers Must be fingerprinted. Salary will
606 NE be $755.20 bi-weekly. May be re-
quired to work extra hours or days
ltb,3-24 in the event of an emergency.
Must have high school diploma or
2 days equivalent. Must be able to speak
n. Apply and write Spanish fluently. Gener-
cab Cen- al computer skills, excellent oral
;nton. and written communication skills
ltb,3-24 and knowledge of community re-
sources are preferred. Requires
ST: To use of personal vehicle and a valid
on Hon- Florida driver's license. Will
ne 10th. work with clients in Dixie, Gil-
and Re- christ, and Levy counties. Flexi-
ble hours including some evenings
ltb,3-24 and week-ends required. Applica-
tions will be accepted online at
ded for a https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com/.
re facili- State of Florida applications may
n-on and be mailed to State of Florida, Peo-
i-County pie First, Staffing Administration,
V. SR-26, P.O. Box 44058, Jacksonville, FL
EOE/ 32231 or faxed to (904) 636-2627
S by 4/4/05. EEO/AA/VP Employ-


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FULL TIME driver needed. Class
B CDL license required. Call John
Wesley 352-215-7134.

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RESIDENTIAL
RIVER ACCESS VACATION HOME. Enjoy 1/6 deeded interest in this 3BR, 3BA home in
an exciting new development on the Suwannee River w/boat ramp & docks. $69,500.
#234473
REDUCED! 3BA, 2BA home tucked away on .50+ acre. Plenty of room to spread out with
1,693 Sq. Ft. of living area! Electric gate, outdoor workshop & more! Great starter home, or
vacation retreat. $79,500. #231976
GREAT HORSE PROPERTY, 1996 manufactured home, 3BR, 2BA w/screened porch, deck
& carport. 3 acres with 3 paddocks, 2 stalls, hay shed & 16x24 workshop. $89,900. #234324
RIVER FRONT VACATION HOME. Enjoy 1/6 deeded interest in this 3BR, 3BA home in
an exciting new development on the Suwannee River w/boat ramp & docks. $97,500.
#234446
RIVER OVERLOOK solid built 984 Sq. Ft. home. 2BR, 2BA, 600 Sq. Ft workshop across
from Santa Fe River in Gilchlist Co. with river access. $150,000. #235021
WHAT A SPREAD! Charming 2 BR cottage with wood floors & updated kitchen, 746 sq. ft.
business office. 4-stall barn, apartment all on 5 acres. $229,900. #233054
FAMILY HOMESTEAD-Gorgeous 10 acres of fenced pasture & woods. 2003 4BR, 3BA
Palm Harbor. Luxury master, country kitchen & lanai w/spa, carport. $229,900. #233053
2-STORY LOG CABIN w/pool & cabana, 5BR, 3BA master BR & guest BR/BA on first
floor. 24.5 acres, Grandaddy Oaks, on Cow Creek, very private. 10 minute country drive to
High Springs. $399,900. #230489
GREAT FAMILY HOMESTEAD. 2 homes on 15+ acres x-fenced for horses. Near Ginny
Springs. 2003 Palm Harbor w/2 porches, spa, & carport. 2 BR cottage w/wood floors &
updated Kit (Bus. Office). $449,900. #234319
COMMERCIAL
HISTORIC DOWNTOWN TRENTON bldg w/recent roof & new electric service, high
ceilings, located next to Suwannee Valley Quilt Shoppe which brings great retail traffic to the
doorstep Built of iolid block. ,aj onginall the Crystal Ice House. Great retail, professional
offiCe, rlaraiuumio other se L $15.i010i. .pltf1



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Dot, Frank, and John
Welcome You To Gilchrist County
(Frank) lfgrealty@bellsouth.net (Dot) dotcuesta@bellsouth.net
VIEW ALL OF OUR LISTINGS AT
www.frankgrantrealty.com

7750 SW CR-307 Trenton








3 BR/2 BA CBS Stucco home w/1,620 sq. ft. heated area,
central air & heat, swimming pool & patio. 1,508 sq. ft.
CBS Stucco workshop-garage w/over head storage, con-
crete floors. Located on 7.68 acres with 4 acres planted
Christmas Trees. MLS#747838...Price only $219,995.

818 SW 5th Street.- Trenton
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4 BR/2 BA home on 2.99 acres. City water, septic
tank, trees. MLS#748358. Price $175,000.

NW 30th Street Bell






5 wooded acres, rolling co-grade. MLS#748339.
$50,000.

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3.04 acres, w ld, co-grade, near CR-340 & US-
129. MLS#748373. $35,000.
L. Frank Grant
LIC. REAL ESTATE BROKER
216-A N. Main St., Trenton, FL 32693
r 352-463-2817 FAX (352) 463-2479 Eu'POSTUNn
OPPORTUNITY
lfgrealty @ bellsouth.net
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,: HELP WANTED

TRUCK DRIVER NEEDED for
local deliveries and miscellaneous
duties in lumberyard. Class B
CDL required. Call Gilchrist
Building Supply 463-2738.
tfnb,3-10
REAL ESTATE SECRETARY/
ASSISTANT wanted in busy of-
fice that can offer their multi-task
efforts and enthusiasm to work
within a team. Must have real es-
tate office experience. Send re-
sume to: PO Box 545, Chiefland,
Florida 32644.
tfnb,3-3
FT/PT EXPERIENCED mainte-
nance man needed immediately.
Also a FT/PT experienced cook
needed immediately. Apply with-
in at the Lighthouse Restaurant.
tfnb, 1-27
LINE COOK NEEDED: No
cooking experience necessary.
Must be able to read tickets and
put plates together. Speed and de-
pendability a must. Apply in per-
son after 5 pm, Mon.-Thurs. Akins
BBQ in Bell, 463-6859.
tfnb,7-1
FT SALES OFFICE ASSIST-
ANT Responsible, detail orient-
ed, ability to work independently,
some accounting, excellent cus-
tomer service, and effective com-
munication and phone skills. Ex-
perience in Microsoft Excel &
Word. Knowledge of QuickBooks
a + but not.required. Have a good
attitude & sense of humor. Fax re-
sume to 352-490-6189, or e-mail
to lindac@gatorworks.com or mail
to A. D. Andrews Nursery, PO
Box 1126, Chiefland, FL, 32644.
No phone calls.
3tb,3-17-3-31
FINISH MOTORGRADER OP-
ERATOR Needed IMMEDIATE-
LY! 12-18 hour plus benefits. An-
drews Paving, Inc. 386-462-1115.


,: HELP WANTED '

HEAD SOFTBALL COACH/
INSTRUCTOR: Coaching and
coordination of the Women's In-
tercollegiate Softball program at
LCCC with the expectation to
teach in an academic setting. Re-
quires master's degree, or expect-
ed completion of master's degree
as determined by the VP for In-
struction & Student Services.
Must possess valid driver's li-
cense. Computer literate. Salary
$30,410-$47,116 annually plus
benefits. Review of applications to
begin April 18, 2005 and will con-
tinue until position is filled. Infor-
mation: 754-4314; Fax (386) 754-
4594 E-mail: Boett-
cherg@mail.lakecitycc.edu AP-
PLICATIONS ARE AVAILA-
BLE ON WEB AT:
www lakecitycc.edu VP/ADA/
EA/EO COLLEGE IN EDUCA-
TION & EMPLOYMENT.
2tb,3-17,4-7
BOOKKEEPER / OFFICE
MANAGER: Immediate opening
for detail-oriented multi-task indi-
vidual in a growing industrial/
manufacturing company. Experi-
ence in. computerized accounting
processing and strong background
in QuickBooks. Must be a high-
energy self-starter. Please submit
resume and salary information via
fax (375-0995) or email
HR@AppliedTM.com.
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SURVEY CREW PARTY
CHIEF NEEDED IMMEDIATE-
LY! DFWP w/Benefits Experi-
ence a must, Andrews Paving, Inc.
386-462-1115.
2tb,3-17-3-24
HEAVY EQUIPMENT OPER-
ATOR NEEDED IMMEDIATE-
LY! DFWP w/Benefits Experi-
ence a must, Andrews Paving, Inc.
386-462-1115.


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4 For Rent
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FOR RENT: Small IBR Apt.
$250/month, unfurnished, utilities
separate, and no pets.
Call 463-6783.
2tb,3-24-3-31
LAND LEASE AVAILABLE:
25 acres cleared land in Gilchrist
County on CR-334. Also 80 acres
on CR-334A. Needs clearing. Call
463-1170.
.2tb,3-17-3-24
3 BR/2.5 BA: Double-car garage,
pool, utility shed, on 5 acres in
Ayers Meadows, 2 minutes from
Trenton, Florida. $1,400 per
month. 352-318-4589.
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For Rent



1, 2 & 3 Bedroom
Apartments

Mental Assistance

(Crenton I lprtmen)

718 N.E. 7th Place #905
Trenton, FL 32693
352-463-7106
TDD/TTY 711
Equal Housing Opportunity


Lraa smtn, Lic. KReal
Estate Broker/Owner




PROF


? REAL ESTATE '

5 ACRES on paved road near
Bell. M/H okay, $42,000. Call
352-463-7420, 352-493-3008 or
352-542-4891.
3tb,3-10-3-24
2003 MOBILE HOME, 3/2
Fleetwood on 5 acres in Bell area.
Asking $87,500. Call Leslie or
Anthony at 352-463-6314 or 352-
949-2261.
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OAK MEADOWS: Deed restrict-
ed subdivision, 1 acre lots &
homes on paved roads. Come see
our models featuring Homes of
Merit. McDougal Realty. 463-
7201. Broker/Owner.
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Buy or sell or both. Call
TOWN & COUNTRY REALTY
352*463-8340
P. O. Box 8, Bell, Florida 32619
tcrealty@bellsouth.net
http://home.bellsouth.net/p/pwp-
tcrealty
Dixie-Gilchrist-Levy
Board of Realtors and
Multiple Listing Service.
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(T9renton I[ Apartmeat)

1, 2, & 3 BR
HC/non HC accessible
apartments.

718 NE 7th Place #905,
Trenton, FL 32693. Call
352-463-7106,
TDD/TTY 711.
Equal Housing Opportunity.


,REAL ESTATE '

HOUSE FOR SALE
RIVER OVERLOOK
2BD/1.5BA with stone fire-
place, open kitchen with
wood floors, cathedral ceil-
ings, wall of glass onto big
deck for sweeping river
views upstairs. Three cov-
ered parking spots & 10 x 20
storeroom with bath down-
stairs. Detached 600 sq. ft.
workshop. On .79 acre in Ira
Beas Oasis off CR 138, east
of 129. Call Penny Ripple,
352-222-5009 for tour. Own-
er is licensed realtor.
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COMMERCIAL OFFICE
SPACE AVAILABLE: Located
in Levy Office Complex at 12650
NW Hwy. 19 in Chiefland. Ap-
proximately 209 square feet, $264
monthly. Includes all utilities and
sales tax. Please phone 493-4111
for more information. Two units
available. One mile north of Wal-
Mart, next to Liggett's/UPS.
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-- SITE-BUILT HOMES FOR SALE --
LARGE, SPACIOUS FRAME HOME IN TRENTON: 4 BR/3 BA: Roomy 2,000+ sq. ft. of living space, with 'in-law' suite attached
(home also has 2nd-level-loft room for potential 5th BR); located in nice neighborhood of town, with full landscaping/fencing, hot tub in
screened back porch & more...$199,900.
ROOMY BLOCK-BUILT HOME, TRENTON NEIGHBORHOOD: 3 BR/2 BA: CB-construction, over 1,800 sq. ft., with attached 2-
car carport, on landscaped 2-lot tract in quality area of NE Trenton. Owners have priced to sell..$124,900.
STURDY CB-BUILT HOME IN GAINESVILLE: 2BR/1BA: Solidly-built home on wooded, fenced lot, conveniently located to both
Waldo Road & NE 16th Avenue in north Gainesville, would make a great 'starter' home for single or couple-call or email for more de-
tails...$49,900.
-- MANUFACTURED HOMES ON THE MARKET --
WELL-KEPT M/HOME & 1.5-ACRE TRACT NEAR RIVER: 3 BR/2 BA: Large 1988 14x76 Manufactured, kept in quality shape by
Owndr, with attached screened porch & carports, storage buildings; on 1.5-acre property w/some pines in quiet river area near Log Land-
ing...$45,000.
ROOMY MANUFACTURED NEAR FANNING SPRINGS: 3 BR/2 BA: Priced-to-sell 14x66 1985 M/Home, located along paved road
Sin Fanning Annex S/D (close to US-19 & amenities), on 100x306 tieed tract, call Barbara for further details...$38,000.
TWO SEPARATE MANUFACTURERS, NEAR JOPPA ROAD IN FANNING: 3 BR/1 BA & 2 BR/1 BA: Could make for great in-
; vestment opportunity-- 2 side-by-side tracts, with M/Homes on each property (could be purchased together or separately). Right by CR-
.346A, so close to US-19 for all amenities; call for information..i$29;900 (each).
AFFORDABLE MANUFACTURED IN NE TRENTON: 2 BR/1.5 BA: neat, clean 14x60 1992 single-wide, located on treed, fenced lot
at Pine Estates in NE Trenton; Owner has redone all windows, doors (& new storm door), has roomy split-plan format--call for de-
tails...$29,900.
-- COMMERCIAL PROPERTY FOR SALE --
COMMERCIAL BUILDINGS AVAILABLE IN TRENTON: Brick building, with space for multiple possible commercial rentals, for
Sale in downtown Trenton; also has block-built structure in back that could be rented (over 8,500 inside sq.ft in all)--call or e-mail for full
iniformation...(has contract pending)...$199,900.
-- ACREAGE/LOTS/WATERFRONT READY FOR HOME-SITES --
NEW LISTING-3 WOODED ACRES NEAR TO ALACHUA CO. LINE: 3 side-by-side one-acre tracts, located at Sun'N'Fun S/D
area near to SR-26jn East Gilchrist. High ground, lots of woods on property, has potential for nice home-site for new Owner...$39,900.
'SILVER OAKS' S/D TRACTS NEAR FANNING SPRINGS: Side-by-side 1/2-acre lots at high-end manufactured home (with S/D re-
strictions) community nearby US-19 in N. Levy, for sale as one property...$22,900.
WANNEE--4 WOODED LOTS NEAR SUWANNEE RIVER: Four smaller lots being sold together (total size of 100x270), property
could be split for 2 potential home-sites, wooded property near to public boat area at Wannee...$12,000.
ONE ACRE TRACT W/IMPROVEMENTS NEAR BRONSON: Well & septic ready for new home-site, at this wooded corner tract in
NE Levy, close to SR-24 for work/leisure drive; a foreclosure property--call for details...$10,900.
BRONSON LOTS AVAILABLE AT OAK RIDGE S/D: Three separate properties for sale, all located within 2 blocks of US-27 just
south of town, ready for built or manufactured home-sites(s); call or e-mail for full details...lot prices starting from $5,750.
--Call or e-mail our office/agents for more information on other home-site (for built or manufactured) lots/one-acre tracts available
inthe Gilchrist/No. Levy area.
-- RENTAL HOME-SITES AVAILABLE IN AREA --
Our office is working with landlords on 3 homes now available for rental in the Gilchrist area. One is a 3 BR/2 BA frame home in down-
town area, for $575/month, 2nd is a CB-built 3 BR/2 BA .home in 'home-only' S/D south of Trenton, for $650/month, and the 3rd is for a
CB-built home on acreage just outside of Bell, inf $750/month (available by the beginning of May). Call or e-mail for full information on
either property.


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an Troke Paul Troke Barbar
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Property For Sale!
40 Acresbetween Newberry &
Alachua Beautiful, high & dry,
19 yr. old planted pine, perfect
for homesite, farm or acreage de-
velopment! MLS# 231126
$360,000.
150 Acre Farm in Western Gil-
christ Co. Excellent farm land!
House, MH, 2 pole barns, work-
shop, fenced & cross fenced.
$1,200,000.
Fox Run-2 Acre Lots-CR 319
south of Trenton Deed Restrict-
ed, New MH or Site Built -
$28,900 to $37,000
3 Bedroom, 2 Bath Concrete
Block Home on 1.25 Acres near
Trenton. Has large shop and
covered areas for boat & mower.
MLS#234020 $135,000.
30 Acres NW 50th Ave 3
Wooded Ten Acre Lots
MLS#232414 Located 2 miles
east of Rock Bluff boat ramp -
$180,000
31 Acre Farm in SW Gilchrist
County MLS# 233478
Pastures, barn, fenced, X-fenced,
3/1 house. $290,000.
24.6 Acres in Western Gilchrist
Co. Pasture. $196,800.
40 Landlocked Acres north of
CR 340. Wooded, great hunting
tract! Buyer to get access.
$112,000.
Deerwood S/D 11 to 14 Acre
lots located just west of Bell.
Deed Restricted Homes only -
1800 sq ft min, equestrian trails,
hardwoods & meadows. Starting
@ $110,000.
2.380 Acres in Georgia. Located
40 minutes north of Jacksonville.
$5,950,000.
10 Acres in Northern Gilchrist
Co. Beautifully wooded, high &
dry, near Suwannee & Santa Fe
boat ramps. MLS#234771
$88,000.



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Underground Utilities
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THURSDAY, MARCH 24, 2005


Bronson Announces
Increased Wildfire
Threat
Florida Agriculture and Con-
sumer Services Commissioner
Charles H. Bronson recently
announced an elevated wildfire
threat in Florida forests dam-
aged by the 2004 hurricanes.
"From Naples to Pensacola,
many once-scenic stands of
trees are now tangled masses of
trunks and limbs," Bronson
said. "This additional debris
will make wildfires more diffi-
cult to control and more danger-
ous for our firefighters."
Many trees damaged by high
winds or inundated by heavy
rains are expected to die from
insect and disease infestations
over the next two years. This
scenario, combined with tinder-
dry grasses and t'frot-d.anma;cd
brush, means conditions in
Florida are conducive to an ac-
tive wildfire season, Bronson is
urging people who \ it parks or
forests to be epcc6,ij1 careful
with li;.hd materials, such as

In a.ddimtio smoke from wild-
fires can contribute to reduced.
\ isi'. :: on the highways.
"The best decision is to not
drive in poorN M iliitly." Bron-
son said, "But, if smoke or fog
is encountered on the highway,
motorists should slow down,
turn on the low-beam headlights
and remain alert."
When visibility deteriorates to


Sales Dept. Open
Monday Friday 8 to 7;
Saturday 9 to 4;
Closed Sunday
Body Shop Open
Monday Friday 8 to 5:30
Service Dept. Open
Monday Friday 8 to 5:30
24 Hour Towing
Call 493-7061


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AN AMERIAN REVO UTION


the point that continued travel is
unsafe, motorists are advised to
pull all the way off of the road-
way and turn on their emer-
gency flashers until the smoke
subsides.
Bronson is also reminding
people to be very careful when
burning yard trash outdoors.
Outdoor burning to reduce yard
trash and household.paper prod-
ucts is allowed in most Florida
counties (daylight hours only)
provided the fire is enclosed in 4
noncombustible container or ex-
cavated pit and covered by a
metal mesh or grill. The fire
must be located away from any
occupied buildings and any
nearby woodlands and must be
attended at all times. Residents
are urged to contact their local
Division of Forestry office to
'find out if weather conditions
make outdoor burning unsafe.
Wildfires can occur through-
out the year in Florida, but the
most active part of the wildfire
season is usually from January
through May. Florida averages
about 5,000 wildfires each year.
Since January 1s, Florida has
experienced 191 wildfires that
burned 1,547 acres. Many of
those fires were the result of es-
caped outdoor yard trash burn-
ing.


Worry shatters the peace of
life. Faith puts things back to-
gether.


Crist Announces $40
Million National
Settlement
Florida motorists may be eli-
gible for refunds of as much as
$20,000 under a nationwide
agreement to benefit individuals
who unknowingly purchased
damaged or stolen cars from
State Farm Mutual Insurance
Company, Attorney General
Charlie Crist announced re--
cently. The agreement is part of
a $40 million settlement reached
by Crist's office and the Attor-
neys General of 48 other states
and the District of Columbia. .
Florida was one of the lead
states in reaching the agreement,
which is designed to compen-
sate thousands of owners of
cars, SUVs and trucks across
the country. Affected motorists
bought vehicles from State
Farm after the company took ti-
tle to them from policyholders
due to damage or un-recovered
theft. The titles to the affected
vehicles did not properly indi-
cate that they previously had
been damaged'or stolen, Crist
said.
After research into vehicle ti-
tles is complete, an estimated
30,000 to 40,000 consumers na-
tionwide may be eligible for
payments ranging from about
$400 to as much as $20,000.
Most payments are expected to
range from $800 to $1,850, de-
pending primarily on the current
average value of the vehicle and


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the number of consumers who
participate in the compensation
program. The Attorney Gen-
eral's Office and State Farm
will continue to work closely
with the state Department of
Highway Safety and Motor Ve-
hicles to determine the title
status of vehicles in Florida.
"Consumers have a right to
know whether a vehicle they
purchase has been damaged or
otherwise written off by an in-
surance company," said Crist.
"State Farm is to be com-
mended for stepping forward to
disclose the problem and pre-
sent a workable solution. At the
same time, Florida consumers
who made decisions based on
false information deserve to be
compensated, and this settle-
ment will help make things
right."
Florida and 48 other states re-
quire that vehicles be titled as
"salvage" or the equivalent
when they meet certain stan-
dards relating to degree of dam-
age or un-recovered theft. State
Farm contacted states .in late
2003 indicating that it had
documentation of proper titles
for approximately 2.4 million
vehicles that suffered total
losses in recent years, but that
for a small percentage of other
vehicles it had insufficient or no
documentation to verify that a
proper title had been obtained.
Crist said the settlement is
"groundbreaking" in the way a
company contacted state Attor-


neys General and sought to
reach an agreement that in-
volves both changing certain of
its practices and seeking the
states' help in returning money
to consumers. In addition to
providing the $40 million for
consumer compensation, State
Farm also will pay the cost of
the major project of identifying
the vehicles, identifying and
contacting current owners, tak-
ing claims and making compen-
sation payments. In the settle-
ment agreement, State Farm
also makes assurances about
how it conducts its business
now and in the future.
Consumers who complete a
claim form and are approved
will receive' a compensation
payment from State Farm later
this year or early in 2006.
Under. the agreement, State
Farm will work with state motor
vehicle agencies to determine
the specific vehicles that require
a branded title. Florida owners
of affected vehicles will receive
a letter from Crist's office with
a claim form to complete and
return to an- independent com-
pany that will administer the
claims process. Once all claims
are in, the amount each con-
sumer will receive will be fi-
nalized and checks mailed.
The final amounts received
by each consumer will depend
on the current value of the vehi-
cle and how many consumers
elect to participate in the pay-
.ment program. Payments will


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be made to the owners of cur-
rently registered vehicles and
will be based on the current av-
erage retail value of the vehicle.
For example, owners of vehicles
worth between $1,000 and
$2,000 will receive $600; own-
ers of vehicles worth between
$5,000 and $6,000 will receive
$1,400, and owners of vehicles
worth between $10,000 and
$11,000 will receive $3,000.
The maximum payment will be
$20,000 for owners of vehicles
currently worth more than
$40,000.
Crist said it is expected that
current owners of eligible vehi-
cles will be contacted by this
fall, after the identification
process is completed.
State Farm will also pay $1
million to the participating
states for consumer education,
future consumer litigation, pub-
lic protection, local consumer
aid funds, and legal fees and
costs.


Kraft Motorcar Co.,
Inc. Invites Local
Students To Apply
For Drive Your
Future Scholarships
Unique Program Supports
First Generation
College-Bound Students
Mercedes-Benz, a leader in
the automotive industry, is sup-
porting the pioneering spirit of
local students who will be the
first from their family to attend
college or vocational school by
inviting them to apply for
scholarships through Drive Your
Future: The Mercedes-Benz
USA Scholarship Program.
"This program is so vital be-
cause we know that a postsec-
ondary education opens up so
many opportunities for a young
person," said Peter Kraft, owner
of Kraft Motorcar Co., Inc. "To
Help a student become the first
from their family to go to col-
lege and knowing the impact
that will have on the student's
future is something we are
proud to support."
Drive Your Future, which is
supported by Mercedes-Benz
dealers nationwide, including
Kraft Motorcar Co., Inc., has
committed $1 million for the
2005 scholarship program. Five
hundred students from across
the country will receive a one-
time, $2,000 scholarship.
The awards will be based on
financial need and exceptional
achievement in the areas of aca-
demic performance, leadership
and community activities.
"For first generation college-
bound students, particularly
those from underserved -com-
munities, the availability of fi-
nancial assistance can be a de-
ciding factor in whether or not
to continue their education,"
said Marilyn Rundell, vice-
president of Scholarship Amer-
ica. "Scholarships, like Drive
Your Future, put a postsecon-
dary education within reach."
Now in its second year, the
Drive Your Future program was
developed in collaboration with
Scholarship America and is an
initiative of Mercedes-Benz
USA's philanthropic program.
Through support from Mer-
cedes-Benz USA and the fund-
raising activities of dealers na-
tionwide like Kraft Motorcar
Co., Inc., Drive Your Future
scholarship awards have dou-
bled in 2005.
Students may visit
www.mbusa.com/drivefuture to
learn more about the program
and access application materials
through March 31, 2005.
Scholarship winners will be an-
nounced in May 2005.
Scholarship winners will be
asked to serve as "Ambassa-
dors" of philanthropy on behalf
of Mercedes-Benz USA by
giving back to their communi-
ties through activities such as
mentoring or tutoring younger
students.
About Scholarship America;
Scholarship America is a na-
tional non-profit organization
that expands access to educa-
tional opportunities by involv-
ing and assisting the private
sector in the support of students
and the encouragement of edu-
cational achievement. More in-


formation is available at
www.scholarshipamerica.org.



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Get Smart About
Saving In 2005
Is this the year you make
good on your promise to boost
the amount of money you save?
There are plenty of ways to
achieve this goal, but the key is
to establish a savings plan and
stay committed to it. Here are
some simple saving strategies
recommended by the Florida In-
stitute of Certified Public Ac-
countants (FICPA).
Establish a Goal
The key to saving is to have a
goal. Whether it's a comfort-
able retirement, your child's
college education or a new car,
when striving toward something
specific, you're more likely to
reach your target. Be sure to set
a dollar amount and a time
frame and stick to it.
Spend Less
Systematically reducing your
spending will increase the
amount you have available to
save. If you don't know where
your money goes, tracking
spending can help. Then look
for ways to cut back and free up
extra money for savings.
Pay Yourself First
People have a tendency to pay
all their bills first and save
whatever is left over. The trou-
ble is there is seldom anything
remaining. Next month, before
you pay the electric bills, "pay"
a pre-determined amount to
your savings account.
Make It Automatic
A good way to put savings
first is to arrange for your em-
ployer to automatically deduct a
certain sum from your paycheck
and deposit it directly to a sav-
ings or investment account.
Another option is to establish an
account with a mutual fund and
arrange for an automatic trans-
fer from your checking or sav-
ings account into the fund. The
old adage, what you don't see,
you can't spend, works well.
Bank Your Raise
Next time you get a raise, be-
fore you get used to living on a
higher salary, put in place a plan
for directing the extra money to
your savings-program. Follow
the same strategy-for any bo-
nuses you receive from your
employer.
Keep Making Payments
When you finish paying off a
large loan or a major expense,
such as a car or your child's
o6lleg6 titioni bill, kjep making
the payments only now direct
them to your savings or invest-
ment account.
Bank Your Refund
If you're expecting a/efund
check from. the IRS, avoid the
temptation to spend it by having
it deposited directly to your
savings account. Better yet,
adjust your W-4 statement so
you don't get a.big tax refund.
Save the "raise" in your pay-
check via an automatic saving
plan.

Bank Extra Paychecks
Depending on whether you
get paid weekly or bi-weekly,
you probably set up your budget
'based on getting two or four
paychecks a month. Several
times a year, when there's an
extra paycheck in the month, di-
rect the entire check to your
savings account.
Contribute The Maximum To
Your 401(k)
If you participate in an em-
ployer-sponsored retirement
plan, try increasing your contri-
bution by one or two percent.
You probably won't miss the
money and if your contribution
qualifies for an employer match,
you'll be getting more "free"
money. If your company
doesn't offer a qualified retire-
ment plan, set up and contribute
to an IRA instead.
Deposit Found Money
Whether it's a birthday gift of
cash, a dividend check or an in-
surance reimbursement, banking
unexpected windfalls builds
your savings account balance.
Pay Yourself Back
If you're forced to dip into
your savings for an emergency,
treat it as a loan. Set up a re-
payment schedule for paying the
borrowed sum back as quickly
as possible.
Work With a Financial Pro-
fessional


A CPA can provide you with
expert advice on saving more
money and planning your finan-
cial future. Be sure to consult
with a CPA in your area to de-
termine how to best fit your
savings strategy into your over-
all financial plan.

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.jorns to get to the rose. S
when you prick yourself, r
member, you are on the path t.
fragrance and beauty.


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