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Title: Gilchrist County journal
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Thetis F. Fisher
Place of Publication: Trenton Fla
Creation Date: July 14, 2005
Frequency: weekly
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1933.
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Gilchrist County Has Automated

Emergency Hotline Service


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located at 2771 East Bell Ave-
nue, Bell; Bell High School
Health Academy Special Needs
Shelter, located at 930 South
Main Street, Bell; and Trenton
Elementary Cafetorium located
at 1350 Southwest State Road
26, Trenton.
The most important thing that
you can do is to be informed


and prepared. Disaster preven-
tion includes both being pre-
pared as well as reducing dam-
ages. Please remember to report
damage after the storm to our
Emergency Operation's Center.
During emergency activation
that phone number will be 352-
(Continued to Page Two)


Srit1arit Q ount oTurnal


Serving Gilchrist County and Surrounding Area for over 74 Years


$20.00 A Year In Tri-County Area (Gilchrist,
75 No. 7 Phone (352) 463-7135 Fax (352) 463-7393 Trenton, lorida 32693 Thursday, July 14, 2005 Pri 50 Dixie & Levy Counties), $24.00 Other Areas
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Hurricane Dennis Spreads Rain and Coastal

Flooding Through North Florida


Gilchrist County was spared
the high winds like many other
interior counties in central
Florida, but the 4-inches of rain
made travel in low lying areas
even more of a problem during
the weekend storm.
Gilchrist County Sheriffs
office reported the water in the
woods on Tyler Grade east of
Trenton was flowing across the
road in five different places on
Monday. The road is not closed
but the Gilchrist County Road
Department is \monitoring this
and several other flooded areas
in the county.
Julie Harrison, Manager at
Gilchrist County's Hart Spring
Park reported the swimming
area of the park is closed to the
public. The rising Suwannee
River is within two feet of
coming out of the banks in
several places along the
Gilchrist County shoreline. Ms.
Harrison reported the Suwannee
River is forecast to crest on
Friday, July 15 at 14-feet at
Wilcox. By that time the water
is expected to be up in the camp
store at Hart Springs,-, she.
explained. Residents along the"
Suwannee and Santa Fe Rivers
are, watching the rising
floodwaters in hopes they will
not have-to move to high
ground.
D. Ray Harrison, Jr.
explained that right now he and
his wife Diana are watching the
river and monitoring the
conditions daily from their
home just south of Hart Springs.
The Harrisons have. already
moved out of their home twice
in the last year. "We just hope
we don't have to move out
again," D. Ray explained.
Hurricane Dennis is not the
initial problem for Gilchrist
County and North Central
Florida's high water, the storm
has just added to the already wet
conditions.
Hurricane Dennis on Sunday
afternoon flooded the coastal
communities when the tide rose
to record levels.
In Suwannee the rising tide
brought water into many water
front homes, residences and
businesses. Billy Miller, owner
of Miller's Marine in Suwannee
reported when the tide was low
at 10:30 a.m. Sunday the water
was level with the top of the
seawall at the Marina on the
Suwannee River. When the tide
came in, the water rose to a foot


This picnic area at Hart Springs Park was flooded on Monday afternoon. The park is
closed to swimming until therising Suwannee River crests and returns inside the banks.


Gilchrist Commission Begins

Budget Workshops

Sheriffs Office Seeking 12% Increase


By John M. Ayers
The Gilchrist County Com-
mission began work on balanc-
ing the 2006 budget on Monday
as the board received budget
proposals from each of the con-
stitutional officers.
The Gilchrist County Sher-
iff's Office requests an increase
of 12 percent from the 2004-05
budget. This request represents
$331,130.56. Sheriff Turner
told the five-member board that
the increase represented five
new positions, four new vehi-
cles and several other items
needed to provide better law en-
forcement service to the resi-
dents of Gilchrist County.
Gilchrist County Tax Collec-
tor, M.C. Bruce requested that
the board approve a budget
transfer of $2,000 from the
2004-05 budget to allow the
Tax Collector to have a wall
erected in her office. On a mo-
tion by Commissioner Sharon
Langford and a second by
Commission Tommy Langford
the chairman called for a vote.
The board approved the request
5-0. Gilchrist County Clerk Joe
Gilliam explained that the board
would take action on this matter
in the next meeting.
Mrs. Bruce also asked the
board for a 5.7 percent increase
from the Tax Collector's 2004-
2005 budget. She stated that the
$26,327 increase would provide
additional revenues for upgrades
in equipment, salaries and other


office needs. She explained the
need to receive credit cards for
payment is also being reviewed.
At this time the estimated cost
for the service is reported to be
$4,500.
Gilchrist County Property
Appraiser Damon Leggett re-
quested that the County Com-
missioners consider a 2 percent
increase for the appraiser's of-
fice. He explained the $11,495
would provide revenue for sal-
ary increases for six full-time
and two part-time employees
and a new position. He stated
that the majority of the salary
for the new position would be
provided from revenues within
the appraiser's budget. The
property appraiser also ex-
plained to the board that the
Department of Revenue in Tal-
lahassee is reviewing a fiscal
copy of his proposed budget at
this time. Gilchrist County
Clerk Joe Gilliam explained to
the board that the Property Ap-
praiser's budget has to be sub-
mitted to the DOR for approval.
Gilchrist County Supervisor
of Elections Susan. J. Bryant
presented her proposed 2005-
2006 budget of 284,000 to be
funded by Gilchrist County.
This proposed budget of $4,841
represents less than a 2 percent
increase from the 2004-2005
budget. The increase identifies
a $1,000 salary increase pro-
posal for two full-time employ-
ees. Mrs. Bryant also explained


the balance of the increase is for
postage and office expense.
Gilchrist County Clerk Joe
Gilliam presented a portion of
his proposed 2005-2006 budget
to the County Commission. He
explained to the new commis-
sioners that were experiencing
the budget process for the first
time that the County Commis-
sion funds only a small portion
of the clerk's office budget.
The proposed budget for the
Clerk's Office from Gilchrist
County represents a $4,814 in-
crease which is 1.73 percent in-
crease above the 2004-2005.
The majority of the clerk's of-
fice budget is funded through
fines and forfeitures.
The commission explained to
each of the Constitutional Offi-
cers that they could be called to
come back before the board if
cuts needed to be identified
from each of the proposed
budgets.
The Property Appraiser was
asked to come before the board
after he received information
regarding his proposed budget
being approved by the Depart-
nlentofRe enue.
-The Count\ Commission re-
viewed budget proposal from
each of the county departments
on July 13'h. The- County
Commission asked for a list of
Capital Expenditures that each
officer was proposing they
would need during the 2005-
2006 budget year.


Spring Ridge Fire Captain Is

Florida Fireman Of The Year


The park store at Hart Springs is located in the background. The rising water is expected
to be on the grassy areas on Friday when the Suwannee River is forecast to crest on July
15th.


inside the store at the Marina
and in his family residence.
"We are open and working on
the cleanup at this time." Billy
Miller explained.
Mr. and Mrs. Gene Parrish,
reported there was water
everywhere. The water rose to
flooding levels. In Suwannee
Shores, the water crest just 8-
inches below getting into their


home.
In Cedar Key several
restaurants and businesses on
the dock reported damage to the
gulf side of their buildings.
Cedar Key business owners
Don and Joan Fansler spent
Sunday afternoon as they
watched a storm surge from
Hurricane Dennis crash through
the glass windows at the


Seabreeze Restaurant On The
Dock. The Fanslers have owned
this dock side favorite since
1977. "We haven't seen
anything like this since 1985,"
Joan Fansler explained. She
went on to say that even the
Storm of the Century didn't
damage their business to the
(Continued to Page Sixteen)


Gilchrist County Fire Service Receives

Two 2,500 Gallon Tankers
Gilchrist County is proud to '- ',.
announce the purchase of two ...
2,500-gallon fire tankers re- .
ceived from Jacksonville Fleet' ~
Maintenance. Gilchrist County .
purchased these trucks for
$15,000 each.
These trucks are 1990 Ford F- B~-.
8000 cab over Walker Fire
Tankers. They have a capacity -
of 2,500-gallons of water and
can act as an attack vehicle as
well as a water supply vehicle.
The trucks are reported to have
less than 93,000 actual miles
each. They will make a major
contribution to the fire service.
Water supply is a critical issue
in a rural community. Both
units are now in service in Gil- .B. "
christ County.
One of the trucks is being .
used by the fire department in .. .
Bell. The second truck is being
used by Southeast Volunteer
Fire Department. The trucks
were estimated to have a retail This single tankerfire truck is identical to the second tanker truck Gilchrist
value of $31,000 each. "These h single tankerfire truck is identical to the second tanker track Gilchrist M
(Continued to Page Two) purchasedfrom Jacksonville. Photo by Ron Mills of Gilchrist Emergency M


County recently
management.


On Saturday, July 9, 2005,
Gilchrist County's Spring Ridge
Volunteer Fire Department's
Captain Don Alexander, was
honored by the Florida Depart-
ment of the American Legion as
the State Firefighter of the Year
for 2005-2006 at the Legion's
State Convention at the Dou-
bletree Hotel in Orlando, Flor-
ida. Captain Alexander was
presented to the assembled Le-
gionnaires by the Law and Or-
der Chairman, Stanley Gold, of
American Legion Post 311 in
Miami, Florida. Law and Order
Chairman Gold read excerpts
from the nomination paperwork
for the award sent in by the
Spring Ridge Volunteer Fire
Department and American Le-
gion Post 91 as the American
Legion, Department of Florida
Commander, Tom Seitzinger,
presented the Spring Ridge
Volunteer Fire Department
(Continued to Page Sixteen)


Florida Alligator
Hunts Provide
Unparalleled
Hunting Adventure
The Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission
(FWC) is offering hunters a
great opportunity to take part in
its annual statewide alligator
harvest, which runs September
I" through October 8"'. Since
1988, Florida has offered these
alligator hunts, which provide a
thrilling, hands-on, face-to-face
hunting adventure that is unlike
any other hunting experience
imaginable.
This season, more than 4,000
Alligator Harvest Permits will
be available on a first-come,
first-served basis. Permit hold-
ers are authorized to take two
alligators from designated areas
during specific harvest periods.


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Shown from left are The Alexander's son, Scott Sturrup,
with the Orange County Sheriff's Office, Don's wife
Margot and Don Alexander of the Spring Ridge
Volunteer Fire Department.


Sale of these permits begins
at 10:00 a.m. (EDT) July 6th.
Applicants have their preference
of applying at any county tax
collector's office, license agent
(retail outlet that sells hunting
and fishing licenses), online at
MyFWC.com/license or by
calling toll-free 1-888-HUNT-
FLORIDA (486-8356) from
anywhere in the United States or
Canada.
To reserve a permit, appli-
cants must submit payment for
an Alligator Trapping License
and two alligator-hide validation
tags, or provide proof of a valid
Alligator Trapping License
(must be valid through October
8th plus pay the fee for the two
hide validation tags. No other
hunting licenses are required.
The cost for a Resident Alli-
gator Trapping License and hide
validation tags is $272, and non-


residents pay $1,022. Any
hunter who takes an alligator
must complete and send in an
Alligator Harvest Report Form.
The information gathered from
these forms enables FWC bi-
ologists to monitor population
trends and impacts of the annual
harvest.
An Alligator Trapping Agent
License is also available for
$52, which allows the license
holder to assist a trapper in tak-
ing alligators, but only in the
presence of the permitted trap-
per. All persons seeking a har-
vest permit must be at least 18
years of age by September 1,
2005, and only one harvest
permit per person will be issued.
To educate participants on the
rules and regulations of the
hunts, the FWC offers a no-cost,
(Continued to Page Sixteen)


Gilchrist County has an
Automated Emergency Hotline.
In the event of an emergency,
Gilchrist County will keep this
phone line updated with infor-
mation concerning shelter
openings, road closings, and
emergency supply distribution.
The Gilchrist County Shelters
are Bell Elementary Cafetorium,









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Gilchrist County Journal
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POSTMASTER Please Send Address Change To:
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Trenton; Florida 32693

John. 9's county business during the rime
JO n 'S period identified Several of the,
C on R&ent commissioners indicated that
Com m ent the $200 per month' was accept-
By: John M. Ayers abl.
.The time has arrived once On Monday afternoon it was.
again hen the Board of County, also discussed that the board
.Commissioners must determine was. considering a number of
their priorities in order to bal- capital projects'to be reviewed
ance a proposed budget; for, funding in an upcoming
Oih londas as I listened to workshop meeting. One of the
the first of many budget work-. possibilities' would .be a new
shops, it was interesting to hear correctional facility. The board
board -members pointing out. is also considering funding for
things that the would like to' the paving of roads in Spring
address for proposed funding Ridge subdivision and a portion
and increases in the 2005-2006 .' SE 71." Street rom SR 26.
budget year. south.
The budget workshops this All of these projects are
year will. identify many new ',' north possibilities. butr %ill the
ideas that certain board mem- board agree to designate reve-.
bers would like to see funded nues from Transportation Im-
before the 2006 election. pact and Capital Impact to pay
As I listened to the general off a bond issue to make these
discussion in the Monda. tpes of projects a reality ?
meeting. Commission Chairman Eteryone continues to point
Gentry explained to the board out just, how much property
that the $200 the board nimem- value is increasing in Gilchrist
bers ha'e available to them as Count\. This s true on some-
travel per diem is not enough to parcels being subdivided The. '
coier expenses for travel each property alue. when deter-
month. Further discussion e\- mined for taxable \alue, is dif-
plained that a commissioner re- ferent than v.hen a buyer and a
ceives .29_ per mile in %hhich a seller agree to a transaction
board member travels in the Gilchrist Count\ is e\peri-
county for county business. It encing many changes at this.
%was determined that a board time. The budget workshops of
%%. wouldd 0 r5 %1w% .
i -.5 iles a rmbnto receive county leae's \\aTi thish are io
| the $200 reimbursement on progress in the future.


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Emergency Hotline
Service
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Here are some suggested
things you should do to prepare
for the hurricane season:
Have a Plan
Discuss the type of haz-
ards that could affect
your family. Know your
home's vulnerability to
storm surge, flooding and
wind.
Locate a safe room'or the
safest areas in your home
for each hurricane haz-
ard. In certain circum-
stances the safest, areas
may not be your home
but within )your commu-
nity.
Determine escape routes
S.from your home and
places to.meet. These
should be measured -in
tens of miles rather than
hundreds of miles.
Have an out-of-state
friend as a family contact
so all your family mem-
bers have, a single point
of contact.
.n Make a plan now% for
w hat to do w ith your pets
if you need to evacuate.
*. Post emergency tele-
phone numbers by your,
phones and make sure:
sour children know howv
and when to call 911.
Check \our insurance
coverage. Flood damage
is not usually covered by
homeowners insurance.
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emergency supplies and a
Disaster Supply Kit.
Use a NOAA weather ra-
dio. Remember to re-
place its battery every six
months, as you do with
your smoke detectors.
Take First Aid, CPR and
disaster preparedness
classes.
Disaster Kit Supplies
Water at least one- gallon
daily per person for three to
seven days
Food at least enough for
three to seven days
non-perishable packaged
or canned food/juices
foods for infants or the
elderly
snack foods
S. non-electric can opener
cooking t'ools/fuel
paper plates/plastic uten-
sils
Blankets, Pillows, etc.
Clothing -. seasonal/rain
Sgear/sturdy shoes
First Aid Kit, Medicines, Pre-
scription Drugs
Special Items -.for babies and
the elderly
Toiletries. Hygiene items,
-Moisture wipes
Flashlight and batteries
SRadio Battery operated and
'; NOAA -weather radio
Cash Banks and ATMs may.
not be open or available for ex-
tended periods
Ke\s
To s. Books and Games '
Important documents .- in a
waterproof container, i.e. insur-
ance and medical records, bank
account numbers. Social Secu-
rity card, etc.
Tools.- ,keep a set with you
during the storm
SVehicle fuel tanks filled
Pet care items .
proper identi'fica-
tion/immunization, re-
cords/medications
Sample supply of food and
water
-. a carrier or cage
muzzle and leash
Once'the emergency has
passed, please keep in mind the
following thin s"-
Do not drive through
standing water .
Report power failures to
\our po~'er company
S Please take pictures and
S.report damage to the
Emergency Operations.
Center at 352-463-3410
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Other important phone num-


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S- FEMA 800-621-3362
dM -,Progress ,Energy 500-
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- 4 Central Florida Electric
S -. .352-493-2511
FDOT Road Closure In-
formation: 800-749-2967
-- Red Cross 352-376-4669
Assistance is available for af-
fected individuals and busi-
nesses after a Presidential dis-
j aster declaration. The first step
f t. for individuals or businesses
that require assistance is to call
the Federal Emergency 1Man-
- agement Agency's National
.Tele-registiation Center: 800-
:621-3362 or S00-462-75S5
-- -' (TTY).


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Lottery Numbers
Wednesday,
July 6
Lotto Drawing:
1-11-18-24-25-47 ,
S No inner of the $16 :.-
million jackpot..

5-Digit Winners:
68 at $6,101

S 4-Digit Winners:
5,256 at $64

3-Digit Winners:
S 104,195 at $4 50

Play 4 Drawing:
4-5-6-2

Cash 3 Draw ing:
8 -9

Saturday,
SJuly 9
Lotto Drawing:
6-8-18-'32:38-45
One w inner of the $21
million jackpot.

5-Digit Winners:
121 at $4,697.50

4-Digit Winners:
6,308 at $73
3-Digit Winners:
132,520 at $4.50

Play 4 Drawing:
6-8-5-2

Cash 3 Drawing:
3-1-0


Wildlife Rescues:
Sometimes It Does
More Harm Than
Good
This is the time of year when
the Florida Fish and Wildlife
Conservation Commission
(FWC) begins getting calls
about abandoned fawns and
other animals that folks believe
may be in need of rescue.
However, the rescue could do
more harm than good.
After giving birth, adult wild-
life must forage to provide food,
for themselves and their young,
leaving their newborns for short
periods.
.Having some basic knowl-
edge of wildlife and the survival
skills animals employ can help
avoid misdirected rescue at-
tempts of animals that don't re-
,quire rescuing.
One of the most common tar-
gets of misplaced rescues is
bab\ deer, temporarily left in a
safe place while their mothers
feed nearby. Many people who
find baby fai\ns mistakenly as-
sume they hase been aban-
doned, when in reality its par-
ents,. are 'in the process of
ensuring the infant's survival.
"In most cases, -it is abso-
lutely not in the fawn's best in-
terest to try, and rescue it," said
Allan Hallman. tldlife biolo-
gist at the FWC's Camp
Blanding Field Office
According to Hallman. what
typically happens is that some-
' one discovers a young deer
% waiting for the return of its
mother. Often these discoveries
are made in palmetto patches or
in recently burned areas that are.
relatively bare, where a doe has.
placed her new offspring for
protection Settings like pal-
Smetto patches and ne\\ ly burned
areas tend to'help depress the
fai\n's scent. which in turn pro-
Sides good protection from the
keen nose of a predator.
People discover these seem-
ingli abandoned baby deer and
become concerned when the
parent is nowhere in sight. The
would-be rescuer falsely be-
lieves the young animal will
perish unless they save it or take
it to a .wildlife rehabilitation
center
SUnfortunately, actions of this
kind usually have the-opposite
Effect of a rescue. The stress
created: by changing the-babs-
Sanimal's diet aid ,'utrltr~untiig
is often fatal. Should the res-
cued fawn somehow manage to
sur\ise the rescue. its return to
the \wild becomes impossible
because of human imprinting or
a lack of survival skills. Had it
not been removed from the
wild, the young deer would
ha\e learned the necessary sur-
vival skills from its mother.
The FWC recommends that if
you find a faw\n or other baby
animal, don't touch it. and qui-
etly lease the area. Touching the
animal may cause the mother to
reject it because it is contami-
nated with human scent.
On the other hand. songbirds
have almost no sense of smell
and can be returned to their nest
without much chance of rejec-
tion;
Young songbirds are a popu-
lar favorite of the would-be
animal rescuer. Bab, songbirds
are commonly found on the
.'ground at this time of year,
Looking a bit dazed or confused.
The young bird may be trying to


The prophet Jeremiah wrote, "But thou shall
say unto them, This is a nation that obeys not the
voice of the Lord their God, nor receives correc-
tion: truth is perished, and is cut off from their
mouth" (Jeremiah 7:28). The new s of our da) un-
folds daily how a nation once built upon the fun-
damental teachings of the Bible refuses to obey
the voice of the Almighty. The correction given
through the hand of God has gone unnoticed and
truth no longer remains in the land. The United
States of America is no longer a nation inder God:
but under the god of man. A clear example of this
is how more and more map-made religions bow to
the dogma of humanistic teachings by embracing
homosexuality, as; acceptable to Jehovah God.
Nothing is further than truth the real truth.
The United:Church of Christ announced recent-
ly the acceptance of homosexuality as acceptable
before God. This should not come as any surprise
to Bible believers for the United Chuich of Christ,
is not. of Christ but of man. The United Church of
Christ was created by man on June 25, 1957 out
of a combination of four man-made religions: (1)
The Congregational Churches of the English Ref-
ormation with Puritan New England roots in
America; (2) The Christian Church with American
Frontier beginnings; (3) The Evangelical Synod of
North America, a 19th-century German-American
church of the frontier Mississippi Valley, and; (4)
The Reformed Church in the United States, initial-
ly composed of early' 18th-century churches in
Pennsvil ania and neighboring colonies.
[www.ucc.org/Who/history.htm)
The church Jesus died for and established is
found in the Bible as 'beginning on the day of
Pentecost in the city of Jerusalem (Acts 2). The


hide in tall grass or in low
bushes to avoid being seen'by
predators. These young birds are
going through a process called
fledging.
During fledging, young birds
learn to fly and fend for them-
selves. The immature bird may
spend several days on the
ground, during which the bird's
.parents keep an eye out, feeding
it and helping it to learn- needed
survival skills. You can help
the bird's parents by keeping
any pets that may harm the
young birds indoors during the
flight lessons,
"We encourage people to help
these young birds by not inter-
fering in this crucial learning
process," said Hallman.
Here are some important facts
that can help determine if a
baby bird needs rescuing. Ac-
cording to biologists, the only
time a baby songbird should be
rescued is when it is on the
ground and has almost no feath-
ers, when the bird is injured by.
pets or its tail is less than a half-
inch .long and it cannot hop
around on its own.
If you find a baby songbird
that you are sure needs rescuing,
here are a few tips that will help
to ensure its survival:
1. Place the baby bird in a tis-
sue-lined box that has air holes
in the top.
2. Keep the box in a warm
spot away from drafts .and air
conditioning and out of direct
sunlight. :
3. DO NOT GIVE IT FOOD
OR WATER!
4. Call a licensed wildlife re-
habilitator in your area. Tele-
phone numbers of licensed re-
habilitatorsF are available by
calling the FWC's North Ce-il
trial Regional Office at
386.758.0525. Many local vet-
erinarians also work closely
with wildlifee rehabilitators and
can be a good source of ad% ice.
.The FWC asks sou to re-:
member that: remo\ ing an ani-
mal from the wild to save it may
actually .have the opposite ef-
lect Seek advice from wildlife
professionals before attempting
to rescue any animal and please
remember, in most cases, it is
better to leave wildlife in the
Wild
.For more information on % hat
you can do to help Florida's
wildlife, check out
hltp://al-\ \..m fts c.com/critter4/
The FWC also has more
wildlife :information 'at
ww' .iyM)FWC.com.


Gilchrist County .
Receives Two 2,500;
Gallon Fire Tankers
(Continued from Page One i
trucks would have been sold in-
stantly on the open market for
the retail value." explained Ron
Mills. Director of 'Gilchrist
County Emergency Manage-
ment.


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The United Church Of Christ Is Not Of Christ
(Kent Heaton'i
DCC ,, orlton i .ihth hrhsd


LUCC has no relationship \,ith the churches of
Christ that establish all truth by the word of God
(1 Peter 4:11). The church of the New Testament
stood against homosexuality\ and practiced the
purity of the w ord of God and rejected the word of
man (Galatians 5:19-21; 1 Corinthians 6:9,10;
Ephesians 5:5,6; Revelation 21:8,27). The Hebrew
writer clearly sets forth God's view of marriage in
Hebrews 13:4 "Marriage is honorable in all,
and the bed undefiled: but whoremongers (im-
moral) and adulterers God will judge."
The reason the UCC has adopted homosexuali-
ty as acceptable is because they do not accept the
Bible as the "sole source: of divine instruction,
and that Scripture must be interpreted in today's
context" (Article published July 5, 2005, Gaines-
.lle Sun, Gainesville, Florida). Jesus said, "If
you love me, keep my: commandments" (John
14:15). Love is based upon God's will, not the
will of man. Homosexuality is immoral and what-
ever man.defines as a "same-sex marriage" is an
abomination in the eyes of Jehovah God. The hon-
or of marriage is found in a man and a woman for
life (Romans 7:2,3). The Lord brought a woman
to the mai.in Genesis 2 and said it was very good.
No man-made religion will ever change that! .
What did Jesus say about the United Church of
Christ and all churches made by man? "Every
plant, which my heavenly Father hath not plant-
ed, shall be rooted up. Let them alone: they are
blind leaders of the blind. And if the blind lead
the blind, both shallfall into the ditch" (Matthew
15:13-14). The Psalmist wrote in Psalm 119:89 -
"Forever, O Lord, your word is settled in heaven."
Amen.


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Rotary Softball Tournament

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Sponsors:
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Perkins Financial Group Gilchrist County, Courthouse Constitutional Ofticer .
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THURSDAY, JULY 14., 2005


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The American Red
Cross Needs Your
Help!
The North Central Florida
American Red Cross is in need
of volunteers in the Dixie, Gil-
christ and Levy Counties.
All of the work that the
American Red Cross does is
made possible by our wonderful
volunteers. Volunteers make up
97 percent of our work force
and are vital to our existence.
Now that hurricane season
has begun it's imperative that
we have more volunteers in the
tri-county area. Florida was hit
hard last year and experts are
predicting another tough year
for our state.
The Red Cross will work
around your schedule and pro-
vide.training in many different
disaster relief areas. Learn how
great it can feel to volunteer.
Every year, the Red Cross is
there for hurricane, earthquake,
and other disaster victims in-
cluding 150 families forced
from their homes by fire every
day. 175,000 volunteers
worked to prevent, prepare for
and respond to nearly 64,000
disaster incidents last year.
Among our emergency' serv-


ices for the men and women of
the armed forces is the delivery
of urgent family messages-one
every 22 seconds.
Over 24,000 volunteers serve
as chairs, members of boards of
directors, or on advisory boards
for local Red Cross units -
chapters, blood services regions,
and military stations.
As part of the International
Red Cross Movement, we work
to ease human suffering on a
global scale.
If you are interested please
attend our training July 26'h,
from 7:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. at
the First Baptist Church of
Cross City., Training areas will
include introduction to disaster
services, mass care and shelter
operations. For more informa-
tion please call the North Cen-
tral Florida Chapter of the
American Red Cross at (352)
376-4669..

A Card Of Thanks
Thank you to everyone that
said a prayer for me. I also
thank you for the cards, flowers,
and phone 'calls during my re-
cent hospital stay and surgery. I
will be forever grateful. Thanks
again.
Bobby Simmons


"Advance Directives"
Workshop To Be
Held July 14
On Thursday, July 14'" from
10:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.,
Shirley Bloodworth, RN, BSN,
MN presents "Advance Direc-
tives" at First Baptist Church of
Chiefland which is located at
US Highway 27 Alt.
Join to learn more about ad-
vance directives and receive
materials to complete your own.
This program is co-sponsored
by the Alzheimer's Association
and Family Caregiver Support
Program and is free and open to
the public. Please call 352-372-
6266 for more information.

Family Caregiver
Support Group
Announces Meetings
For July
The Family Caregiver Sup-
port Group announces its meet-
ings and special events for the
month of July.
On July 14th a Caregiver
Training titled "Is Your Life in
Order? Advance Directives
and Palliative Care,"-presented
by Larry Gobel of Hospice will
be held at the Dixie County Li-
brary, 16238 S.E !19 Hwy.,
Cross City, at 12:30 p.m. For
more information, please call
Marni at 800-717-3277 or
Cindy Bellot at 386-498-1219.


Alzheimer's
Association And
Family Caregiver
Support To Have
Free Meeting July 14
On Thursday, July 14"' from
10:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.,
Shirley Bloodworth, RN, BSN,
MN presents "Advance Direc-
tives" at First Baptist Church of
Chiefland which is located at
US Highway 27 Alt.
Join to leari more about ad-
vance directives and receive
materials to complete your own.
This program is co-sponsored
by the Alzheimer's Association
and Family Caregiver Support
Program and is free and open to
the public. Please call 352-372-
6266 for more information.


North Gilchrist Fire
Department To Have
Pancake Breakfast
July 16
The North Gilchrist Fire De-
partment will hold its monthly
pancake breakfast on Saturday,


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(352) 463.1248or (352) 578-4567


July 16, 2005 from 8:00 a.m.
until 10:00 a.m. For a small
donation we offer eggs, sausage,
pancakes, (plain, pecan, choco-
late chip, and blueberry) as well
as, juice, coffee or tea.
Also on the 16th from 5:00
p.m. to 7:00 p.m., we will serve
a spaghetti dinner for $5.00
(adults) and $3.00 (children).
We will have spaghetti with
meat sauce, bread, salad, des-
serts and coffee or tea.
We invite all the surrounding
community to come out and
enjoy these two outstanding
meals with us. We hope to see
all our friends and neighbors.
Ann Mangone
Secretary

Gilchrist County
Transportation
Disadvantaged
Coordinating Board
To Meet July 20
The Gilchrist County Trans-
portation Disadvantaged Coor-
dinating Board will meet
Wednesday, July 20, 2005 at
1:30 p.m. in the meeting room
of the Gilchrist County Public
Library. All Board members
are encouraged to attend this
meeting.
If you have any questions,
please do not hesitate to contact
Ms. ,Godfrey, at (800) 226-0690
extension 110. Also notif) Ms.
SGodfrey if you have a disability,
arid need a reasonable accom-
modation as provided by the
Americans: \ ith Disabilities Act.
-of 1990 (ADA).

North Central
Florida Ombudsman
Council To Meet
July 21'
The North Central Florida
Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Council will hold its July 2005
monthly'meeting on Thursday,
July 21!' at Hospice of North
Central Florida, 4200 NW 90th
Blvd. The meeting will com-
mence with an open session at
,12:30 p.m. All interested par-
ties are encouraged to attend.
The North Central Florida
Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Council is a part of Florida's,
Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Program. The council is made
:i tip of dcal ombu'dsiieni hose
- goal-is to improve the-quahlty of,
,life and care of residents of
long-term care facilities, in-
cluding nursing homes,. assisted:
living facilities, adult family
care homes, and skilled nursing
units in area hospitals. An om-
budsman'is a specially trained,
and certified volunteer who has
been approved by the governor
and given authority under fed-
eral and state law to identify,
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 series Alachua. Brad-
ford. Columbia. Dixie, Gil-:
christ, Hamilton, Lafayette,
Levy, Putnam, Suwannee, and
Union counties.
Individuals may call (850)
595-8013 or e-mail
dolsberryjl@elderaffairs.org.
S For information on Florida's
Long-Term Care Ombudsman
Program, visit s httpil:
ombudsman.myflorida.com.


Surplus
Commodities To
Be Distributed
July 25
The Suwannee River Eco-
nomic Council, Incorporated
and the State of Florida, has an-,
nounced that the U.S. Depart-
ment of Agriculture and Con-
sumer Services; USDA TEFAP
surplus commodities will be
distributed to eligible area resi-
dents on Monday, July 25th
from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The food will be distributed
at the Suwannee River Eco-
nomic Council, Inc., at 129 East
Wade Street, in Trenton (corner
of NE P1' and East Wade
Streets). ,
Any household whose maxi-
mum gross income is less than
the State-established maximum


for the appropriate household
size is, eligible. Also, anyone
receiving aid from one of the
following programs is eligible
for USDA commodities: Food'
Stamps, AFDC, SSI, Medicaid,
or residence in government
housing.
This program is available to
all individuals who meet eligi-
bility guidelines, without regard
to race, color, national origin,
age, sex or handicap.


Celebrate Florida
Heritage At The
Cedar Keys Light
Station On
Seahorse Key
The historic lighthouse on
Seahorse Key opens its doors to
the public Saturday, July 16th,
from 8:00 a.m. until 4:00 p.m.
You're invited to join the Ref-
uge Ranger, volunteers and the
University of. Florida Marine

Challenge To
Parental Notification
Act Rejected
Attorney General Charlie
Crist announced that a federal
judge has rejected a request for
an injunction that would have
prevented the implementation of
the 2005 Florida Parental Noti-
fication of Abortion Act. U.S.
District Judge William Stafford,
based in Tallahassee, ruled from
the bench, enabling the law to
be implemented as intended.
The plaintiffs sought to block
implementation of the law,
which was enacted after Florida
voters approved a constitutional
amendment stating that parents
or guardans, should be notified
whenever a minor child is to:
undergo the medical.procedures
associated with a termination of
the minor's pregnancy. Solici-
tor 'General Chris.Kise argued
the case on behalf of the Attor-
ney General, contending that the
plaintiffs had not established
their entitlement to an injunc-
tion that would have prohibited'
enforcement of the law. Judge
Stafford agreed. .
"This is an important victory
for Florida's families, especiallI
parents who should have a voice
in tall; important health issues
concerning their children," -s1id
Crist. "The people of Florida
expressed their wishes through
their votes, and their will is
contained in this statute."
At the core of the state's ar-
gument' \ as the fact that notifi-
cation ensures that parents will
have a role in the decision-
making process and can assist in
an evaluation of the medical
risks, the physical and psycho-
logical consequences of the de-
cision, the quality of the medi-
cal facility and the
qualifications of the physician.


Gregory V. Beauchamp
Douglas K. McKoy


Lab staff for a day of Florida
heritage and marine discovery.
The lighthouse and Seahorse
Key are normally closed to the
public in order to protect the
bird rookery and allow study by
the university students.
Visitors will enjoy, touring the
lighthouse, viewing the refuge
island and the' Gulf from the
lighthouse tower. The Univer-
sity of Florida Marine Lab staff
will have displays and touch-
tank exhibits for young and old
alike. A boat is needed to reach
this offshore island; visitors'
may use their own boat or con-
tact commercial boat rentals and
group tours that leave from Ce-
dar Key City Marina.
The lighthouse was originally.
built in 1854 to assist with navi-
-gation into the busy port of Ce-
dar Key. Later, it was used as a


detention center for captives
during the Second Seminole
War, then as a prison during the
Civil War. The light was de-
commissioned in 1915. Sea-
horse Key and the lighthouse,
became part of the Cedar Keys
National Wildlife Refuge in the
1930s. Beginning in 1952, the
lighthouse was leased to the
University of Florida as a ma-
rine -laboratory for use in re-
search and education, and still
serves that purpose today.
Bring your camera and step
onto one of Cedar Keys Na-
tional Wildlife Refuge premier
holdings. Shots from the tower
in the morning are spectacular:
railroadvine covers the beach
.and wading birds seem to pose
for the camera. You don't want
to miss this opportunity:


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-THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2005


Kim Pittman and James Baker


6Pittman Baker
To 'Wed
Roger and Connie Pittman are
pleased to announce the en-
gagement and approaching mar-
riage of their daughter, Kim-
berly Pittman, to James Baker
of Chiefland, son of Richard
and Ruth Baker of Huntington,
West Virginia.
Kim is a 1996 graduate of
Trenton High School and a
2001 graduate of the University
of Florida. She is employed by
Family Preservation Services of
Florida.
James is a 1988 graduate of
Huntington East High School
and a 2000 graduate of Santa Fe
Community College. He is
employed by Central Florida
Electric Cooperative, Inc.
The wedding is planned for
August 20, 2005, at 6:00 p.m. at
the Baughman Center in
Gainesville. a reception will
follow the ceremony at Event-
fuls Banquet Center in
Gainesville.


Social &
Personal
Happy Birthday wisl
Beth Busby, Kyle Biver
Williams, Terry Owens,
Lawrence, and Fern B
heimer on July 14'h; to Ti
Durden, Michael Landers
Thigpen, Jr., Kathy W
Damon Leggett, Scott E
Heidi Gunnels, and K
James on July 15th; to S
Hillard, Dana Osteen, 1
Cannon, Brittany 'Mce
Ashley Fudge, and Kelsi
rott on July 16th; to S
Jones, Courtney Wise, Jon
Saunders, Charlene Lease
tric Langford, and
Caldwell on July 17th; t(
Wasson and Kaitlyn Pin
on July 18"'; to Patty Le
Jean Richardson, Chris
Andrew Martin, and Grace
ris on July 19'h; and to
Leggett and Danny Luce
July 201t.
Happy Anniversary wis
Mr. and Mrs. Doug Ha
and Mr. and Mrs. Jim Su
on July 15th; to Mr. and


Trenton Church of God
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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4 Trenton United

Methodist Church

9:30 am Sunday School
11:00 am Morning Worship Service
6:00 pm Wednesday Bible Study
Nursery provided 9-12 Sunday Morning
203 N.E. Second Street, Trenton

Office: 463-2877 Rev. H.D. "Hank" Cribb, S


PINE GROVE BAPTIST CHURL
t 16655 N. W. CR-339 Trenton, Florida 32693
352-463-2151
www.pinegrovebaptistchurchtrentonfl.com
Bro. Greg Douglas, Pastor
Bro. Rickey Whitley, Minister of Students
Charles Brock, Music Director
Sunday School/Bible Study.......................9:15 Al
Morning Worship Service....................... 10:30 Al
Evening Worship Service...........................6:00 Pi
Wednesday Night Services: Prayer Meeting,
TeamKid & Youth Worship........................7:00 PI
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Building located 1/4 East of Junction of CR340 and SR 47.



ALL THINGS BRIGHT AND BEAUTIFUL!


Gray Smith on July 16"'; and to
^^SA Mr, and Mrs, James Sheffield
and Mr. and Mrs, Garry Kirby
on July 181'.

S Marriage
Applications Filed In
S Gilchrist County
Jimmy Lee Bell and Leyna
S Marie Bartok, both of Trenton,
Florida.
Ricky Allan Rufo of High
Springs, Florida and Janice E.
Morris of Hawthorne, Florida.
Thomas E. Butler II and
Melanie L. Garney, both of
Trenton, Florida.

Marriages Filed In
Gilchrist County
Donald Kevin Carr and
Deanna Louise Payne were mar-
ried on June 25, 2005 by Rev.
hes to Jack E. Flanagain.
is, Pat William J. Holley and Crystal
Vicki D. Schutz were married on June
eckel- 25, 2005 by Pastor Paul Tyson.
timothy Robert W. Trask, Sr. and
, Dale Domingo Torregosa Larocco
ever, were married on July 1, 2005 by
more, Ronald A. McQueen.
Katrina Paul Marvin Williams and
Sandra Tracy Michelle Cruz were mar-
Kieran ried on July 2, 2005 by Howard
Elroy, W. Rimes, Sr.
e Par-
Shawn Habitat For
nathan Humanity Of
or, Pa-
Katina Suwannee Valley Inc.
o Josh July News
kerton Habitat for the Tri-County
eggett, area has good news to report!
Riess, We have raised almost all the
eHair- $3,000 which is required to be
Hal an official affiliate of Habitat
ero on International. The work is just
S beginning and we still need
prison people from all nationalities,
ethnic and economic back-
rrency
Mrs. grounds to qualify.
This month the board of di-
rectors will meet Monday, July
18th at 7:30 p.m. at Good Shep-
herd Lutheran Church. The
church is located on US High-
way 19/98, two miles north of
Wal-Mart and next to the Da-
kotah Winery. The board meets
the third Monday of every
month at the church.
The construction committee is
meeting monthly at Trenton
United Methodist Church. An
informational meeting will be
held at the Agape Christian
S, Church on Riker Road'and
,,. Highwga. lo'"'9 in Old Town on
Thursday, July 28'" at 7:00 p.m.
The public is welcome to come
and find out how to help us
now. General information on
how to get a habitat home will
also be given. We hope to start
building in 2005 but we need
people to help raise funds. We
are also in need of staff com-
mittees. If God is in it, failure is
not an option!
For information or to volun-
S teer call the following people:
Linda or Charles at 352-486-
2012 (church relations); Betty at
463-0615 or Gigi at 463-7207
r, (development); Bill or Deanna
at 463-8003 (construction/board
t member); Justin at 347-3240 or
Pat at 854-7046 (construc-
tion/site selection); and Bill at
352-528-5859 (family selec-
tion).

Union Baptist
M Church To Have
M Gospel Sing July 16
There will be a Gospel sing at
M Union Baptist Church on Satur-
day, July 16th at 6:00 p.m. fea-
turing the group The Masters.
M Come and expect a blessing.
Refreshments will follow. Un-
ion Baptist Church is located
four miles west of Newberry.


Akins Family T
Have Reunion
July 16
The Akins family 2
reunion will be held
July 16"' at the Suwan
Shrine Club.
Come early, 10:00
bring a covered dish.
be door prizes.

Doke Family T
Have Reunion
July 16
The Doke Family
holding their annual
unipn on July 16'h
Springs Pavilion.
will begin at 12:30 p.
attending are asked
covered dish. Paper g
ice will be furnished.
Everyone is invited
and enjoy this time
ship.


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Trenton Church Of
God To Have Pastor
Appreciation Day
July 17th
The Trenton Church of God
will hold Pastor Appreciation
Day on Sunday, July 17,2005.
Sunday school will begin at
10:00 a.m. with morning wor-
ship at 11:00 a.m. Come and
show your appreciation to Pas-
tor Dewayne Bowdoin for his
outstanding service to the
church.
Special guests will be The
Singing Reflectsons.
Make plans now to attend and
enjoy worship and fellowship
with the congregation at Tren-
ton Church of God.

Vacation Bible
School At Trenton
First Baptist Church
July 17-21
Ramble across our spectacu-
lar nation on an unparalleled
road trip. As we plot our course
across the U.S.A. we'll also
learn to plot our course with
God. Ramblers can gather for
this Vacation Bible School road
trip at First Baptist Church of
Trenton.
Children age three years to
fifth grade are invited to join
our Vacation Bible School July
17h" through 21"s from 6:00 p.m.
until 9:00 p.m.
Built around an RV road trip
across the U.S.A., the week will
be full of exciting Bible stories,
a Souvenir Shop of crafts, fun
music in the Tune-up Station,
and RV camp-related refresh-
ments and recreation for every-
one! This week of fun, food,
and exciting learning opportu-
nities is free and open to every-
one.
Teenagers are also welcome
to come as they will be having
Vacation Bible School as well.
They will learn the importance
of worship, thankfulness, salva-
tion and obedience. There will
also be a meal for the teens.
FREE MEAL WHAT A
DEAL!


Joppa Baptist
Church Hosts June
Birthday Bash
In1 Jp~ Jpgga Baptish Cburch,
Hosted our Birthday Celebration
at Ayers Health and Rehabilita-
tion Center. A beautiful sheet
cake and 12 lovely gifts were
given to the birthday residents.
Music was provided by Don
Martin and his band. Joppa
Baptist's Rob Phillips treated
everyone to some Gospel sing-
ing and guitar pickin'. What a
festive time everyone had. Our
thanks to the volunteers at
Joppa Baptist Church for their
wonderful support to our
healthcare center and residents.


Grandpa Poley
SHorne Reunion Set
For August 7
The Grandpa Poley Home re-
union is being planned for Sun-
day, August 7th at the Levy
'O County Quilt Museum.
Bring food, pictures and sto-
ries to last the whole day. Call
493-2801 for more information.
3rd annual
Saturday,
inee River Townsend Family To
Have Reunion
a.m., and 1
There will August 14
The Townsend Family Re-
union will be held Saturday,
August 13, 2005 at Hart
O Springs. The meal will begin at
1:00 p.m.
Please come join your family
heritage, a tasty tradition since
y will be 1948. If you know of a family
family re- member who needs to be con-
Sat Hart tacted e-mail Ralph Coleman at
The event ralph coleman@yahoo.com.
m. Those
to bring a
goods and Nettles Family

to attend Reunion Postponed
of fellow- Until Fall
The annual Nettles family re-
union has been postponed until
the Fall due to the inclement
weather which we have had and
the closing of our usual facility.
Please watch the Journal for
further information as to when
the next reunion will be held.


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Bell, Florida


352-463-3018
352-222-6183


Mock Family To
Have Reunion
July 17
The Willie and Mattie Mock
Family Reunion that was sched-
uled for Hart Springs has been
moved to the Bell Community
Center for July 17th starting at
10:30 a.m.
All friends and relatives are
invited to come and bring your
dinner. Also bring any photos,
family pictures and history. We
will update yours and your chil-
dren's addresses. Be prepared
to share memories or updates
about our family. Friends and
relatives please come and renew
old acquaintances and fellow-
ship with us. For more infor-
mation call 386-454-1694 or
386-497-4141.
Looking forward to seeing
everyone.


Bass/Stringer Family
Reunion Planned For
July 23
The annual Bass/Stringer
family reunion will be held on
Saturday, July 23, 2005 at the
4th District Community Center,
just west of Branford. Dress
casual and bring a covered dish.
Family history will be available
for viewing. For more informa-
tion call Cher Newell at 386-
935-0559 or Linda Fisher at
386-454-2018: Everyone is
welcome.


Philman Family To
Have Reunion
August 6
All family members and
friends are invited to attend the
39th annual Philman Reunion
which will be held at Hart
Springs Park pavilion. Please
bring picnic lunch to share.
After a short meeting, lunch will
be served around 12:30 p.m.
Come early for group pictures
and bring copies of some of
your old reunion pictures for
our photo album.
Our 40th reunion will be next
year and plans are to put to-
gether a cookbook for that spe-
cial occasion. So bring your
recipes with you. Recipe forms
will be available at the registra-
tion desk. We have a lot of
good ;cooks,~and some of theirmi
recipes have b~rerpsset l ~o k
from gefierition tod generation.
If we don't make it a priority
to attend, our future generations
will not get to know their distant
relatives or heritage. These
happy memories help us get
through the bad times in life. If
you have any questions contact
Marlene Roberts at 352-463-
3024 or Jerry Philman at 352-
591-2060.
Marlene Roberts


Future Now Series
To Be Held At
Lighthouse Word
Church July 17
Future Now will be minister-
ing at The Xperience, a sum-
mertime youth concert series at
Lighthouse Word Church in
Chiefland, Sunday, July 17th at
7:00 p.m. Future Now is a pub-

lic school outreach program that
began four years ago in Live
Oak.
The directors of Future Now,
Chris and Terri Musgrove, have
been involved in youth ministry


for 20 years.
Through music, drama, and
real life stories brought with
state of the art lights, sound and
video, Future Now brings a
message of hope based on
Jeremiah 29:11. Free pizza will
be served at the concert. There
will also be door prizes and a
prize for the student who brings
the most friends to the concert.
For more information, call
Walter or Jane Turner at 352-
493-1554. Lighthouse Word
Church is located on Highway
Alt. 27, three miles east of
Chiefland.


New Life $
Assembly of God
9579 US-129 S Trepton, Florida
463-7004
You can make a difference!


Services:
Sunday School
Praise & Worship/KidZone
Evening Worship
Wednesday Night Service &
"The Place" (Youth)


10am
11 am
6pm Pastors:
7pm Don & Jerri Lunsford


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YOU ARE WELCOME AT

PRISCILLA BAPTIST CHURCH

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

Sunday School..........................10;00 AM 4
Morning Worship.............1..... ..11:00 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.

Web: www.ForMinistry.com/USFLSOBCOPBC1


We Welcome You To

IM. MNE0 BAPMTIST CMURM (SBC)
4200 N.W. CR-340, Bell, FL 32619
(3 miles North of Bell on Hwy-340 West)
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"




Kid's World

S Pre-School Learning Center, Inc.
A private school for your child's early learning years.

NAEYC Accredited Pre-K -
S. School readiness Program
S CDA Certified Teachers
USDA Food Program t, I
Highscope Curriculum .
CPR/First Aid Certified
Ages 2-12
Stop by for a tour ofourfacility.

352-463-3555
Corner of Hwy. 129 & S.R. 47, Trenton
(Across from Trenton High School)
SOwners/Directors
" Amy Wesley Woods
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Springhouse I

Quilters I

News
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Shown is Michel DuMont instructing the Springhouse
Quilt ladies on completing an "Orange Peel" block.


Springhouse
Quilter's News
Each month Springhouse
Quilters have a workshop
meeting in which a new idea,
quilt block or technique .is
taught to interested members.
This month's workshop was
conducted by Michel DuMont
and was a block called the "Or-
ange'Peel."
About 12 of the Spiriighouse,


Quilters participated in Michel's
workshop. The block is made
using a determined sized circle
template to make the blocks.
Each circle is joined to form a
flower petal and is stitched and
completed by joining the circles
together into a unit and contin-
ues until the desired.quilt size is
obtained. When completed, the
quilt resembles a "'Cathedral
Window" quilt.


Anyone interested or needing
more information about Spring-
house Quilters may contact Lois
Scott at 463-2207, or Kay Fales
at 490-7909.


American Legi
Auxiliary Unit
Have Sale July
On Saturday, July
7:00 a.m. until 10:00
American Legion Ai
having a yard and p
We are a new and ne
some money ,to keel
going. We are also
plications for anyone
mother, wife, sister,
granddaughter,
granddaughter or gri
of an American Legio
or any veteran or dec
eran who served in V
I, World War II, Ko
Vietnam War,
nada/Lebanon, Panar
Persian Gulf War an
male veteran who ser
these conflicts.
We are going to 1
almost anything that:
no, need of and are
members or anyone
items to the post home
on: Friday after 3:00
yard sale will take pi
corner of SR.26 and 1
Trenton at the bail be
office. 'If you have
tions please call Presi
McKinney at 352-463-


AARP Safe Dri
Program To Be


352-472-0047 or Adjutant
Archie Matthews at 386-462-
3016.


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July z25-26
The AARP safe driving pro-


gram for seniors will be held on 4 Pets Sake
Monday, July 25h and Tuesday, Thanks to Ann Chewning, Pat
July 26t in the meeting room of Baum,.Warren Emenecker, Erin
the Capital City Bank, 2012 N Canyon, Marvin Perry, auction-
Young Blhd.. Chiefland.' It is eer, and his wife; we did what
scheduled to start at 9:00 a.m. we set out to do and that was to
and finish at 1:00 pm. each day. sell merchandise. There is
This is an eight-hour course enough funding available to
given over two days that can be programs through No-
hcarryb our programs through No-
beneficial in that there are many vember.
ways to compensate for the We 're planning our annual
physical and i.mental changes auction for November. If we
that occur as we grow older. raise a sizeable amount of reve-
Check.with your auto insur- nue from this event, we will
e agent to find out the start another program. The pro-
amount of discount on your ject would assist in financial as-
premiumi you will, be given for ., istaic'fbr low incoi' families
Completing this program., q'- \ 'ho ha'ea inedical errergenc .
-Sealing is limited so call 352- concerning their pets. In order
493-7597 to register. for this to happen, we are asking
Jean da Costa for your help in a big way.
Instructor Last year it was :suggested
that we should have a combina-
S 'St tion auction and the thought of
John Hance O'Steen an antique, collectible/new and


Camp #770 Sons Of
Confederate News
The John Hance O'Steen
Camp #770, Sons of Confeder-
ate Veterans monthly camp
meeting \\ll be held. Tuesday,
July 19, 2005 at the Bell Com-
munity Center across from Ak-
ins Barbecue on Main Street in
Bell.
The meeting will begin' at
7:00p.m. ,
The program will be a discus-
sion of the issues and candidates .
to be voted on at the' upcoming,
National Reunion in Nashville,
Tennessee.
The. meeting is open to all
who are interested in the War'
Between the States. For further
information contact Camp
Commander Clement Lindsey at


TRI-COUaNTY



CH ROPRlCTC


l-Care for the Entire Family"


* Available on Location: X-Rays, Physical Therapy &
Licensed Massage Therapist (MM0007612)


Insurance Accepted:
AvMed
SBeech Street
Blue Cross/Blue Shield P.P.C.
/ CFEC PPO
Health Options
Medicare/Medicaid
Personal Injury/Auto Accidents
*Workers' Compensation


493-1540

2220 N. Young Blvd., Chiefland
(Across from Wal-Mart Super Center)


Lois Scott Florida Sheriff's
Publicity Youth Ranches, Inc.
And Gilchrist County
on Sheriff's Office
91 To Present Day Carmp
16 July 25-29
16th from The Florida Sheriff's Youth
Sa.m., the Ranches, Inc. and the Gilchrist
auxiliary is County Sheriff's Office present
,lant sale. an action-packed, fun-filled,
ed to raise five-day camp. This camp is for
p our unit kids, 6 to 12 years of age.
taking ap- There will be-team sports, arts
who is a & crafts, environmental educa-
daughter, tion, group building, water ac-
great- tivities, wellness and nutrition
andmother education workshops, leader-
n member, ship skills workshops, law en-
:eased'vet- forcement demonstrations,
Vorld War snacks, lunch, games and more!
rean War, The camp will be held Mon-
Gre- day through Friday, July 25-29,
na or the 2005 from 9:00 a.m. to 4:00
id any fe- p.m. at Bell Elementary School.
ved during Bring: T-shirts, closed-toe
shoes (no sandals) swimsuitor
be selling change of clothes to get wet in,
you are in towel, sunscreen, and a hat.
asking all' Do Not Bring: Smoking to-
to bring bacco, chewing tobacco, alco-
near Bell hol, or illegal drugs of any kind,
p.m. The knives, hatchets, guns or weap-
lace at the ons, money, jewelry, radios, cell
US 129 in phones, game boys or expensive
)ndsman's recreational equipment. Cloth-
any ques- ing'with inappropriate mes jgs
dent Anne and/or words is strictly prohib-
:1459, ited.
Register at the Gilchrist'
County Sheriff's Office. This
ving project is funded by a grant
Held from the Office of the Attorney
<, general. :


used sale came to mind.
Armed with ideas and infor-
mation we proceeded to get to
work. Some donated items so
far are old beautiful costume
jewelry, Italian and French
glassware, linens, Disney and
Loony' Tune items, silver, and
silver plated articles.
In June we sent out letters to
businesses asking for auction
items.. If your business would
like to donate an appropriate ar-
ticle for this occasion please
contact us. It is a tax deduction.
, Please don't throw your
empty ink cartridges away as we
need them! In a few short
weeks we will be asking you to
deposit them in a box provided
for that purpose. We will let you
know where the boxes will be
located. The empty cartridges to
save are HP, LEX, COMPAQ,
and CANNON.
Happy shopping to Connie
Hodge who won the $100 gift
card for Home Depot and
Melissa Malecki who won the
$100 gift card for Wal-Mart.
Call 386-935-0975 or 866-
727-2972, e-mail fourpetssake
@alltel.net or write us at P.O.
Box 1014, Bell 32619. Until
.next time be happy just for the
love of them.
Renee Emenecker

From. The Desk Of
Gilchrist County
Sheriff David P.
Turner
Weekly Sheriff's Report
For Week Ending
July 11, 2005
On June 27, 2005, Keith
Carter, D.O.B. 8/17/72;, was ar-
rested on the charge of failure to
appear/possession of Canniabis
under 20 Grams.
On June 28, 2005, Elizabeth
M. Brookins, D.O.B. 12/11/78,
was arrested on the charge of'
violation of probation/driting
under influence.
On June 28, 2005, Micheal J.
Enfinger, DQO.B. 10/6/87, was
arrested on charges of burglary
of structure conveyance, un-
armed without person inside,.,
larceny, theft is $300 or more
but less than $5,000.
On June 28, 2005, Phillip
Hackley, D.O.B. 8/27/82, was
arrested on the charge of viola-
tion of probation/possession of
lessithan 20. grams ,of,cannabis.
On June "29, 2005, Joshua M.
Coots, D'.O:B.'B6/2b/85. \as ar-
rested on charges of burglary,
dealing in stolen property. lar-
ceny, theft.
On June 29, 2005, Maria L.
Fina, D.O.B. 2/7/68, was ar-
rested on the charge of battery.


On June 29, 2005, Joseph M.
Chapman, D.O.B. 12/28/84, was
arrested on a Gilchrist County
warrant with charges of posses-
sion of controlled substance (2)
counts, possession of drug para-
phernalia.
On June 29, 2005, Valente M.
Perez, D.O.B. 5/21/76, was ar-
rested on the charge of no valid
drivers license.
On.June 29, 2005, Larry
Butler, D.O.B. 12/24/65, was
arrested on the charge of failure
to appear.
On July 1, 2005, Michael D.;
Lake, D.O.B. 11/4/53, was ar-
rested on the charge of driving
under influence.
On July 2, 2005, Matthew
Matousek, D.O.B. 12/12/80,
was arrested on charges of dis-
orderly intoxication, trespass
after warning, possession/sale of
cocaine,
On July 4, 2005, Ashlye
Blackman, D.O.B. 3/26/85, was
arrested on a Suwannee County
warrant with the charge of
worthless check.
On July 5, 2005, Deadra
Parsells, D.O.B. 5/9/68, was ar-
rested on the charge of disor-
derly intoxication.
On July 5, 2005, Juan O.
Balle, D.O.B. 1/15/72, was ar-
rested on the charge of driving,
while license suspended or re-
voked.
On July 5, 2005, Mark A.
Ponce, D.O.B.-10/13/66, was ar-
rested on a Georgia warrant
\ ith the charge of driving under
influence.
On July 6, 2005, Geraldine Y.
Hoyt, D.O.B. 1/11/70, :was ar-
rested on the charge of violation
of probation/worthless checks.
On Jul-y 6, 2005, Thomas G.
Arrington, D.O.B. 6/15/44, was
arrested on the charge of
worthless checks.
On July 6, 2005, Christopher
B. Webster, D.O.B. 6/18/79,
was arrested on charges of no
drivers license, possession of
less than 20 grams, possession
of drug paraphernalia.:
On July 7, 2005, Roman C.
Cain, D.O.B. 1/12/82, was' ar-
rested on the charge of violation
of probation/conspiracy to
commit grand theft.
On July 7, 2005, Roy L. Geer,
D.O.B. 3/25/64, was arrested on
the charge of battery/domestic
violence. .:
On July 8, 2005, Robert L.
House, DO.B'. 9/12/60, was ar-
retred on charges ,of; driving.-
\hilehlicense suspended or re-,
voked, .tag attached not as-
signed, abuse of a disabled
adult, and an Alachua County
warrant with the charge of vio-
lation of probation.


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Gilchrist County Will Begin Accepting Applications

For The SHIP Housing Assistance Program for The

State Fiscal Year July 1,2005-June 30, 2006

on August 29,2005

If you are a resident or are planning to become a resident of Gilchrist County and
your total gross household income from all sources is within the limits identified
below, you may qualify for SHIP assistance.



Number of 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8
people in the
household

VERY LOW $0 to $0 to $Oto $0 to $0 to $0to $0 to $0 to
Income $15,100 $17,300 $19,450 $21,600 $23,350 $25,050 $26,800 28,500

LOW Income $15,101 .$17,301 19.451 $21,601 $23,351 $25.051 $26,801 $28,501
to to to to to to to to
$24,200 $27,650 $31,100 $34,550 $37,300 $40,100 $42,850 $45,600

MODERATE $24,201 $27,651 $31,101 $33,101 $35,751 $38,481 $41,051 $43,701
Income. to. to to to tto to to to
$36,240 $41,520 $46,680 $51,840 $56,040 $60,120 $64,320 $68,400


Gilchrist County receives $350,000 for the state fiscal year ended June 30, 2006.
SHIP assistance provides money for down payment, closing costs and repairs
related to the purchase and rehab of an existing home, rehab an existing home,
building a new home or for emergency repairs. Mobile homes and second homes
are not eligible. Homes must be owner occupied. The maximum purchase price for
a home is $85,000. For information contact the Gilchrist County SHIP Program
office located at Rm. 130 in the Gilchrist County Courthouse or call 352-463-4021
Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, 8:30-5 p.m. Applications are currently being
accepted on the remaining funds still available from the 2004-2005 fiscal year.
Program information packets are also available at the Gilchrist County Clerk of
Court's office.
Pub: July 14, 2005b.


OFFICE HOURS
Monday / Wednesday / Friday
9 a.m. Noon & 2 p.m. -6 p.m.
Tuesday/ Thursday
8 a.m. Noon & 2p.m. 5 p.m.



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Page Five


GILC,(HRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


'PUT TD Q nl A V r TT TY V 1 d ? nns


Gilchrist County
Land Transactions
Margaret Mae Colson to
Wayne L. Collins.
Southeast Investment Man-
agement Inc. to Jerry Weiss.
H.F. Mitchell, Jr. to Douglas
Brane.
James E. Wiggins to Mark A.
Ponce.
CU Members Mortgage to
Joel E; Tompkins.
Ralph Palazzolo, Trustee to
Frantz Pierre.
Samuel:L. Pittman to Rodney
Brown.
Edna Stalvey Carlson f/k/a to
John S. Price.
Edna Stalvey Carlson f/k/a to
TracyD. Davis.
Shirley / G. Francway to
Johnny E. Townsend.
Johnny E. Townsend to Sha-
non L. Spears.
Lucas L. Smith to Michael H.
Weaver.
RW of Gilchrist County Ltd.
to Scott A. Hardeman.
RW of Gilchrist County Ltd.
to David W. Padot.
Barbara Meissner a/k/a to
Nathaniel Rubel.
Patricia Joan Gay to Nathan-
iel Rubel.
David Daigle to David E.
Roberts.
John Simmons to William
Royster.
Jerrel R. DeWees Jr. to Levy
County Mimack.
John H. Ferguson to Levy
County Mimack.
Howard C. Moor Sr. to Ivan
G. Verdi.
Edward W. Cartee to Napo-
leon Development.
Harvell H. Nesmith to Gary
L. McKenzie.
Joseph W. Gilliam Clerk of
Court to Dansin Inc.
Todd Bryant to BBCR Hold-
ings Inc .
BBCR Holdings Inc. to Todd
Bryant.
Teodor Klaus to Teodor
Klaus.
James H. lMcWilliams to
Johnnie R. Dalton.
Sam J. Alkhoury to Nicklaus
Investment Enterprises Inc.
James M. Demastus to Parker
Land Co.
Kathr n Joyce Padot to David
W: Padot, Sr.
David W. Padot, Sr: to David
W. Padot, Sr.
Jim Brent Adair to Astride
Riehemond. .... ...
Connie Elizabeth Pierce..,.o
Alton Lloyd Pierce, Jr. -
Alton Lloyd Pierce, Jr; to
George Duren. ,
Mohamed N. Khan to Halo-
moon K. Kahn.
Charles B. Hartwig to Ted
Borenstein.









GIL CHR IST COUNTY 1J1 URNAL.


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'THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2005


SLOG CABIN QUILTERS


We have featured many pictures of B.J. Johnson with the
many quilts she makes. She is also a motorcycle rider.
She and her husband Ralph have just bought a beautiful
Harley Davidson and it is something to see. B.J. has her
own cycle and they travel all over the country but when
she comes home it's back to quilting. It's great to have


her and Jean McLellan in
motorcyclist.
Log Cabin Quilters
The Log Cabin Quilters met
Thursday, July 7th at the Levy
County Quilt Museum. Ann
Hardee came by and brought
in boxes of scraps and what-
ever. She is getting ready to
bring Wayne home soon and
we pray all goes well. Cleo,
her sister, is back from Arkan-


our club as Jean is also a

sas and she brought their
grandchildren back with her
and what a time she is having,
one a baby! The oldest one is
a lot o'f help as are all the
cousins.
The quilt for the football
team is all put together and it
will be machine quilted. Pat
will then put the binding on


vannee Valley Precast,
Owner Gerald Roberts


Fax: 463-0390


Co. a

Chiefland
493-4055


New Septic Tanks Installed Drain Fields Repaired
Septic Pump-Outs Septic Tanks Certified
Portable Toilets Backhoe Work Fill Dirt


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NOTICE OF ENACTMENT
OF ORDINANCE
BY THE CITY COMMISSION
OF THE
CITY OF TRENTON,
FLORIDA
la .,NOTICE iS HEREB-Y GIVEN,.pursujnt to Section 171 044. Flor-
ida Statutes, as amended, that an' bidiiance, the title of which herein-
after appears, will be considered for enactment on August 1, 2005 at
6:00 p.m. in the Kathryn Deen Commission Chambers, City Hall, lo-
cated at 114 North Main Street, Trenton, Florida. Ordinance No. 2005-
07 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 21, Township 10 South, Range 15 East, Gilchrist County,
Florida. The area to be annexed consists of .80 acre, more or less. The
complete legal description of the area to be annexed, as well as a copy
of the ordinance, can be obtained from the Office of the City Man-
ager/Clerk, City Hall located at 114 North Main Street, Trenton, Flor-
ida, during regular business hours.
ORDINANCE NO. 2005-07
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 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
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At the aforementioned meeting all interested parties may appear
and be heard with respect to the ordinance.
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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
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evidence upon which the appeal is to be based.
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and it will be ready to be taken
to Pasco County. We wish
them lots of luck with it and
they should make lots of
money for their school pro-
jects.
Six members traveled to
Camp Caruth two weeks ago
and met with 45 young chil-
dren as well as all of the
friends we have made through
the years. Each child made a
pillow and when they had
them stuffed and sewn we put
a ribbon around them so they
could take them home to
mothers and sisters or as a re-
minder of what they learned at
camp. It's always great to go
down and help whenever we
can. A little boy about nine
years of age finished his first.
We are all proud of them and
the counselors who teach
them.
Lunch was so enjoyable
with fried okra, cheese and
macaroni, meatballs, beans,
lots of other goodies and Marie
made a great cheese cake. We
had -17 members and four
guests present.
Winnelle Horne


How To Keep Your
Pets Safe During A
Hurricane
Planning ahead is the key to
keeping yourself and your pets
safe during a storm.
Follow these tips to reduce
the risk to your pets during a
hurricane:
Always keep a collar and tag
on your pets. This includes
cats, even if they are kept in the
house. When putting a collar on
a cat be sure it is a break-away
collar, which is designed to slip
over a cat's head just in case
they were to get it caught on
something. During a storm an
animal can escape and a collar
and tag increases your chances
of getting your pet back. On the
tag, include your phone number
and address. Remember the
phones may not be working, so
in order to reunite you with your
pet an address is important. You
may want to consider tattooing
or micro-chipping your pets as a
more permatient ftni-t'of identi-
fication. If you have been
evacuated and are going to be
living away from home for an
extended period of time, you
should put a temporary tag on
your pet with a phone number,
other than your home number. If
someone finds your pet and tries
to call your home number, there
is a good chance it will not be
working during a disaster.
Identify several possible lo-
cations where you can take your
pets should you have to evacu-
ate. These would be places that
would not likely be affected by
the storm that would hit where
you live. Possible sites would
include boarding kennels, vet-
erinary clinics, or grooming fa-
cilities. Don't forget to consider
friends and family members too.
Look for hotels or motels that
will accept animals. Most hotels
that do not normally allow ani-
mals will do so during a major
storm. It is important to know
that most evacuation shelters do
not allow animals, other than
seeing eye dogs or service dogs.
If you are not sure where to take
an animal when you evacuate,
do not leave them behind, as
this greatly increases the
chances that your pet will be
killed.
Start a buddy system with
someone in your neighborhood,
so that they will check on your
pets during a hurricane in case
you aren't home. Agree to do
the same thing for them. Ex-
change information on veteri-
narians and have a permission
slip put in your file at the vet,
authorizing your "buddy".to get
necessary emergency treatment
for your animal should you not
be able to be reached. If some-
one watches your pets while
you are on vacation, talk with
them about a plan to be used to
evacuate and care for your pets
in your absence, if it's needed.
In addition to your regular
supply of animal food have at
least a week's supply of food on
hand to be used during a hurri-
cane.; Store the dry food in an
airtight/water proof container. If
you use canned food, buy the


flip top cans or have a can
opener with your other supplies.
Do not use canned food that has
been opened and not refriger-
ated for an unsafe period of
time. You should also include
any favorite treats that your
animals like, which can be a
comfort to them during the
stressful time that follows a
storm. Chew toys can help en-


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tertain a dog that might have to
be chained or confined in a crate
for the first time, or for longer
periods of time than they are
used to. Continue to feed your
animals the food they are used
to and put it out as close to the
normal time as you can. Keep-
ing them on their regular rou-
tine, the best you can, helps
minimize the stress they might
be feeling. If you feed canned
food to dogs and cats, reduce
the normal amount by half
(supplement with dry food) to
reduce the possibility of the
animal getting diarrhea.
You should have at least a
week's supply of water in stor-
age at all times for your ani-
mals. It can be stored in the
gallon containers it is purchased
in, but do not keep it in direct
sunlight, as algae will start to
grow. It is important to not let
animals drink flood water or any
-other water sources that may be
contaminated as a result of a
storm or flooding. If officials
have issued a "boil water"
warning, that means that the
water that comes out of your tap
is not healthy for people and
animals to drink. If you are
drinking bottled water or puri-
fied water during a disaster that
is what your animals should be
drinking too.
Take several pictures of all
your pets and keep these pic-
tures with your important insur-
ance papers that you would take
with you if you have to evacu-
ate.
Be sure to include in the pic-
tures any, distinguishing marks
that would make it easier to
identity your pet. Store the pic-
tures in a resealable plastic bag
in case you have to post them in
the rain.
Talk to your veterinarian to
see if he/she has a disaster plan.
If your regular veterinarian
does not have a plan, locate a
veterinarian in your community
who does. Knowing in advance
where to take an injured pet
may save that animal's life if it
is in critical condition and time
can't be wasted. Keep a first aid
kit and first aid book in your
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ask your veterinarian for a list
of what should go into a first aid
kit if you want to put one to-
gether yourself. If you have a
houseful of animals, putting to-
gether a kit yourself is advis-
able, as the prepackaged kits
will probably iot contain
enough supplies.
If an animal is on long term
medication, always keep a
backup supply on hand, since a
veterinary office may not be
open for some time following a
disaster.
If the medication needs to be
refrigerated, keep an ice chest
on hand to store it in, in case the
electricity is off and you are un-
able to use your refrigerator. If
you need ice, you can usually
get it from a Red Cross shelter.
Have assembled and ready to
go, a cat carrier to evacuate each
cat in your household. A carrier
could then be used to house a
cat if you have to be away from
your home for an extended pe-
riod of time. Be sure to have a
shoe box size litter box and a
food and a water dish to use in
the carrier.
Have a harness and leash for
each of the dogs in your house-
hold.
If you have to evacuate, dogs
can become frightened and if
you only have a collar around
their neck, they may be able to
pull away from you and have
the collar slip off. A harness is
a much better choice and it will
allow you to securely control
your dog. You may want to get
a harness and a leash for your
cat too, in case you have to keep
them confined in a cage while
you are living away from home.
If they are not used to being in a
cage, a harness would allow you
to safely take,them out of the
cage and give them some exer-
cise.
Be sure to try and comfort
your animals as much as possi-
ble during a storm. If you are
near them it will help assure
them that everything will be
okay. Know where the animal
shelters or animal rescue orga-
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looking for a missing pet as
soon as you realize it is gone.
Most shelters do not have the
room to house a large number of
animals for an extended period
of time. Be prepared, and hope-
fully you and your pets will be
fine when the next storm comes
this way.
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P.O. Box 600
Trenton, FL 32693
(352) 463-7364
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Bronson Sends
Firefighters To Assist
With Texas Wildfires
Florida Agriculture Commis-
sioner Charles H. Bronson an-
nounced recently that he is
sending firefighting personnel
to Texas to assist officials there
in combating wildfires in that
state.
Bronson's Division of For-
estry is providing 20 tractor-
plow operators, two firefighter
supervisors and a mechanic
trained in repairing firefighting
equipment. They will be arriv-
ing in Texas later this week
(week of July 4th) for tours that
could last up to two weeks.
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creased the wildfire danger in
that state," Bronson said.
"The Texas Forest Service as-
sisted Florida last year in hulmi-
cane recovery efforts, and we're
happy to repay the favor."
The dry conditions in Texas
have resulted in outdoor burning
bans in 57 Texas counties.
The commissioner pointed
out that plentiful June rainfall
and the current pattern of pre-
cipitation throughout Florida
enables this state to spare a lim-
ited number of its wildland fire-
fighters while continuing to
maintain fire readiness here.
The firefighters heading out
to Texas will come from the Di-
vision of Forestry's North
Florida districts, including Jack-
sonville, Gainesville, Lake City,
Perry, Tallahassee and Panama
City.
All expenses associated with
.the deployment of firefighters
and their equipment under state
and federal agreements are re-
imbursable by the state or fed-
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sources.
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Shown are some of the third graders who participated in the
Castle Contest and made castle cakes.


TES Third Graders
Have Castle Contest
Mrs. Kimberly Hines' third
graders recently competed in a
Castle Contest. The students in
her class read the story, The
Whipping Boy. Through this
story the children learned about
the friendship of a prince and
his whipping boy formed while
trying to escape from villains.


Bell High School
Class Of 1955 To
Have Reunion
It's been 50 years and time to
have another get together. This
reunion is planned for August
13, 2005 at 5:00 p.m. at. Akins
Barbecue in Bell.


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If you graduated with us or
were a classmate or faculty
member during our school
years, please call Shirley S. at
352-472-2430 or Nina Sue at
352-463-2507.

Bell High School
Class Of 1995 To
Have Reunion
July 23
It's been ten years and it's
time to get together. The Bell
High School Class of 1995 will
have a reunion on July 23, 2005
at 6:00 p.m. at Bell High
School. There is a $15, per
couple, cover charge.
Call Libby at 386-935-6888
or Denett at 352-463-8279 for
more information.


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Car Washing Frenzy
To Be Held July 16
At Bell High School
Bell's Purple Powerhouse
"Spinners" are having a car
wash on July 16th in the front
parking lot of Bell High School
from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
This is a fund-raiser to help
the Flag Team with their up-
coming expenses for the year!
Come out and support, this
hardworking team. Get your car
washed "sparkling" clean. Gen-
erous donations will bring big
smiles!
The band's historians will
also be on-hand selling candy
and goodies.
Debbie Norton-Aronowicz
President
Purple Powerhouse Band
Boosters

Gilchrist County
Among Seven Florida
School Districts
Named Academic
Outperformers By
Standard & Poor's
Standard & Poor's School
Evaluation Services recently
recognized seven Florida school
districts as academic "outper-
formers."
To be identified as an outper-
former by Standard & Poor's,
school districts had to report
significantly higher percentages
of students that 'scored profi-
cient or above on state reading
and math tests than other school
districts with similar levels of
student poverty in Florida over
two. school years. Academic
achievement levels are com-
pared with the percentage of
economically disadvantaged
students because they are often
correlated.
"We congratulate the stu-
dents, teachers, administrators
and, indeed, the entire commu-
nities that support public educa-
tion in these districts," said
William Cox,' executive man-
aging director of Standard &
Poor's School Evaluation Serv-
ices. "The data we analyzed
show that these seven school
districts had truly noteworthy
performances; each district de-
serves public recognition for its
efforts."


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the analysis used to identify
outperforming school districts
as a way to highlight outstand-
ing academic performance, and
to help educators in school dis-
tricts with similar characteristics
identify appropriate benchmarks
to guide their own improve-
ments.
Achieving proficiency in
reading and math for all stu-
dents by 2014 is one of the
goals of the federal "No Child
Left Behind" law. Linking
school districts in need of im-
provement with outperformers
that have similar students so
that effective practices may be
replicated is one method that
can help educators reach that
target.
Standard & Poor's conducted
its outperformer analysis using
data provided by the state. The
number of economically disad-
vantaged students in each
school district is determined by
the percentage of students re-
ceiving free or reduced-price
lunch. Academic performance
was determined by using the
aggregate percentages of stu-
dents scoring proficient or better
on the state's reading and,math
tests.
Florida's outperforming
school districts are: Calhoun
County School District, Florida
Atlantic University Laboratory
School, Gilchrist County School
District; Holmes County School
District, Lafayette County
School District, Santa Rosa
County School District, and
Washington County School
District.
The, list of outperforming
school districts and the analysis
used to identify them can be
found at www.schoolmatters.
corn, a service of Standard &
Poor's and a project of the Na-
tional Education Data Partner-
ship. The National Education
Data Parternship is a collabora-
tion among the Council of Chief
State School Officers, Standard
& Poor's School Evaluation
Services and the CELT Corp. It
is funded by a $45 million in-
vestment from The Broad
Foundation and the Bill &
Melinda Gates Foundation.
Submitted by James E. Vick-
ers, Gilchrist County School
Superintendent.


SVL 10U Allstars
SPlace Tifth nl State"
Tournament
The first game was held
Thursday, June 23rd and SVL
played Julington Creek (East St
Johns County and St.
Augustine). SVL was trailing
4-3 in the bottom of the sixth.
They had two outs but had
Hunter Parrish and Kyle Wig-
gins on base. Clif Bryant hit a
three run walk off homer over
the right field wall to win the
game. The homerun was Bry-
ant's fourth hit of the day as he
went 4 for 4. Parrish had two
hits for SVL.
Defensively, Hunter Williams
pitched a strong two and 2/3 in-
nings, followed by Jonathan
Rowe for two and 1/3 innings,
and Clif Bryant with one inning.
On Friday, June 24th, SVL
met San Jose of Jacksonville.
SVL pitchers Hunter Williams
pitched one and 1/3 innings,
Jonathan Rowe pitched two and
1/3 innings and Clif Bryant
pitched one inning. They all
threw well but had little help in
the field defensively. SVL
made four crucial fielding errors
that allowed San Jose to score
ten runs. Offensively, Hunter
Parrish remained hot at the plate
going 2 for 2 with a walk. Clif
Bryant had one hit and William
Stewart had a hit and the team's
only run but San Jose won 10 -
1.
On Saturday, June 25th, SVL.
was to play Orange Park at
noon. However, due to rain
delays, the game was continu-
ally postponed during the day
and into the evening. The game
eventually took place but did
not start until 10:30 p.m. Tlhe
game was close through the first
three'innings. Orange Park was
leading 5-1 but SVL had loaded
the bases twice and was getting
runners on base.
However, fatigue became a


factor in the late night hours and
Orange Park rallied in the fourth
inning for six runs ending the
game 11-1. Offensively, Hunter
Parrish got on base three times
with two walks and was hit by a
pitch. Defensively, Hunter Wi-
liams, Jonathan Rowe and Clif
Bryant did their duty on the
mound. Rowe struck out three
batters for SVL.
Orange Park continued
through the' losers bracket de-
feating Bradford, San Jose, and
Ponte Vedra in the first game of
the championship. Ponte Vedra
won the second game and ad-


vances to the Babe Ruth South-
easter Regionals in North Caro-
lina later in July.
The SVL Allstars ended their
season with a 10-3 record. They
won the Ft. White Invitational,
the Small School District 1
Tournament, the District 1
Tournament, and placed fifth in
the 10U State Tournament.
They had a tremendous season,
one of the best in SVL's history.
Todd S. Bryant

Refuge Closure
Announced
The Lower Suwannee Na-
tional Wildlife Refuge an-
nounces emergency closures in
both the Levy and Dixie county
units as a result of flooding.
Hurricane Dennis caused
flooding to all refuge roads and
damage to some fishing piers.
For public safety, Refuge Man-
ager Kathy Whaley closed the
flooded areas, "for as long as it
takes for the high waters to re-
cede and the roads to be re-
paired for safe travel."
The Dixie Mainline and the
Levy Loop. Road, the main
wildlife drives of the Lower
Suwannee draw thousands of
wildlife observers, hunters and
anglers during the year. "This
action is merely to save our
visitors from the inconvenience
of getting stuck or something


Shown are children of Mrs. Kimberly Hines' third grade
class making stone soup.


worse," reports Ranger Pam
Darty. As the high waters sub-
side, repairs will be made and
the gates will be opened again
for visitor use.
Our mission is working with
others to conserve, protect, and
enhance fish, wildlife, plants
and their habitat for the con-
tinuing benefit of the American
public.


TES Third Graders
Make Stone Soup
The third graders from Mrs.
Whitley, Mrs. Schofield, Mrs.
Wells, Mrs. Langford, and Mrs.
Hines classes recently partici-
pated in literature activities us-
ing the book, Stone Soup. Ac-
tivities included making stone
soup, reading the book and at-
tending the play at the Per-
forming Arts Center.


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THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2005


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By Lois Cosgrove
7270 S.E. 79th Lane
Trenton, Florida 32693
Phone 472-3186
E-mail: lois1026@mailstation.com


#1370
GREETINGS
Hope you enjoy this cute
picture, taken from a real old
calendar. It's titled "Responsi-
bility."

That.they may have a little
peace, even the best dogs are
compelled to snarl occasion-
ally...

BIRTHDAYS
Happy Birthday to Richard
Dennis Connatser, Jr., (24) of
Bell on July 16th; to Jeannie
DuVall of Middleburg on July
17th; to Carole Emrick of New-
berry on July 19"; to Cory Roth
(17) of Waccasassa Lake on
July 20th... "May all of you
have a great day celebrating!"

A real friend never gets in
your way unless you happen
to be on the way down...

FANTASTIC FACTS
Why do so many songs have
phrases like "tura-lura" and "tir-
ralirra" in them?
ANSWER: These terms
come from turelure, the French
word for the music of the bag-.
pipes. They were first inserted
in songs as a vocalist filling in
for an accompanying instru-
ment.

The world needs more warm
hearts and fewer hot heads...

RIB TICKLERS
Just Thinking
How old would you be if you
didn't know how old you are?
When a man marries a
woman, they become one; but
the trouble starts when they try
to decide which' one.
When a man has enough
horse sense.to treat his wife like
a thoroughbred, she. will never
turn into an old nag.
A foolish husband says to ,his
wife, "Honey, you stick to the
washing ironin', cooking and
scrubbin'. : No wife of mine is
gonna work."

One day a little girl was sit-
ting and watching her mother do
the dishes at the kitchen sink.
She suddenly noticed that her
mother had several strands of
white hair sucking out in con-
trast to her brunette head. She
S looked at her mother and inqui-
sitively asked, "Why are some,
, of you hairs W e, ;6,oji A" L_
Her nim'her replied, "Well',
every time that you do some-
thing wrong and make me cry or
unhappy, one of my hairs turns
white."
The little girl thought about
this revelation for a while and
then said, "Momma, how come
ALL of Grandma's hairs are
white?"

As the office manager for
Loving Kindness, a nonprofit
organization, I'm on the phone
with volunteers: a lot. But I
rarely get a chance to talk to
them face-to-face.
After numerous phone con-
versations with one volunteer,
we finally met. I was instantly
struck by how tall she was -
easily six feet.
"I would never have recog-
nized you!" I blurted out as we


shook hands. "You sound so
much shorter on the phone."

My friend Eric always had
trouble keeping off the pounds.
But when I saw him recently, he
was slim and fit.
"You look well," I said.
"How'd you lose the weight?"
Patting his flat stomach, he
said, "My wife read me the diet
act."

Doctors at a hospital in
Brooklyn, New York, have
gone on strike. Hospital offi-
cials say they will find out what
the doctors' demands are as
soon as they can get a pharma-
cist over there to read the picket
signs!

Women. and cats will do as
they please, and men and dogs
should relax and get used to the
idea.

Trust yourself, You know
more than you think you do...

THE COOK'S CORNER
No Bake Cherry Pie
1 graham crust
1 box Jell-O (cherry)
1 jar cherries (diced up)
1 16 ounce Cool Whipped or
whip topping
Pour cherries into bowl.
Then pour Jell-O over cherries;
add Cool Whip or whipped top-
ping Mix thoroughly until well
blended. Then pour into pie
shell. Top with Cool Whip. Let
chill for at'least two to three
hours before serving.

No man is the whole of him-
self. His friends are the rest
of him...

HOUSEHOLD HINT
When you are out of baby
shampoo.
Shampoo will .nbt run into
eyes if you put petroleum jelly
on baby's eyebrows and eyelids.
The soap will run sideways in-
.stead of downward.'

Sometimes we must step apart
from the world to find our
place in this world...

QUIET REFLECTIONS
Little Blessings
Many are the gifts and favors
That we harvest every day -
Never knowing they are bless-
Sings
Thaiare graced uponou v.ay;.
Litle things e hardly nontce
That are favors of the Lord,
For our Christian faith and duty
And devotion to accord.
Little blessings, gifts and favors
That enrich our daily life
And enhance our strength and
courage
To endure the woes of strife;
Gifts of love too rife to no-
tice -
That are blessings every day,
To protect us and endear us
At our labor and our play.
Michael Dubina

I'll leave you with this
THOUGHT FOR TODAY: Je-
sus said to them, "I am the
Bread of Life; he who comes
to me shall not hunger, and he
who believes in Me shall never
thirst... John 6:35


Gilchrist County Has
Automated
Emergency Hotline
Phone Number
Gilchrist County has an
Automated Emergency Hotline.
In the event of an emergency,
Gilchrist County will keep this
phone line updated with infor-
mation concerning shelter
openings, road closings, and
emergency supply distribution.
The Gilchrist County Shelters
are Bell Elementary Cafetorium,
located at 2771 East Bell Ave-
nue, Bell; Bell High School
Health Academy Special Needs
Shelter, located at 930 South
Main Street, Bell; and Trenton
Elementary Cafetorium located
at 1350 Southwest State Road
26, Trenton.
The most important thing that
you can do is to be informed
and prepared. Disaster preven-
tion includes both being pre-
pared as well as reducing dam-
ages. Please remember to report
damage after the storm to our
Emergency Operation's Center.
During emergency activation
that phone number will be 352-
3410.
Here are some suggested
things you should do to prepare
for the hurricane season:
Have a Plan
Discuss the type of haz-
ards that could affect
your family. Know your
home's vulnerability to
storm surge, flooding and
wind.
Locate a safe room or the
safest areas in your home
for each hurricane haz-
ard. In certain circum-
stances the safest areas
may not be your home
but within your commu-
nity.
Determine escape routes
from your home and
places to meet. These
should be measured in
tens of miles rather than
hundreds of miles.
Have an out-of-state
friend as a family contact
so all your family mem-
bers have a single point
of contact.
Make a plan now for
what to do with your pets
if you need to evacuate.
Post -emergency 'tele-
phone numbers by your
,(i v phones' and make sure
r':' ,'bur'childre fn' nk\v hbw
and when to call 911.
Check your insurance
coverage. Flood damage
is not usually covered by
homeowners insurance.
Stock non-perishable
emergency supplies and a
Disaster Supply Kit.
Use a NOAA weather ra-
dio. Remember to re-
place its batter etery six
months, as you do with
your smoke detectors.
Take First Aid. CPR and
disaster preparedness
classes.
Disaster Kit Supplies:
Water at least one gallon
daily per person for three to
seven days
Food at least enough for
,three to seven days
non-perishable packaged


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Well Child & Newborn Care
School & Sports Physicals
Chronic & Acute Care
Communicable Disease
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Family Planning
School Health Services
TB Testing
Laboratory Procedures
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or canned food/juices
foods for infants or the
elderly
snack foods
non-electric can opener
cooking tools/fuel
paper plates/plastic uten-
sils
Blankets, Pillows, etc.
Clothing seasonal/rain
gear/sturdy shoes
First Aid Kit, Medicines, Pre-
scription Drugs
Special Items for babies and
the elderly
Toiletries, Hygiene items,
Moisture wipes
Flashlight and batteries
Radio Battery operated and
NOAA weather radio
Cash Banks and ATMs may
not be open or available for ex-
tended periods
Keys
Toys, Books and Games
Important documents in a
waterproof container, i.e. insur-
ance and medical records, bank
account numbers, Social Secu-
rity card, etc.
Tools keep a set with you
during the storm
Vehicle fuel tanks filled
Pet care items
proper .identifica-
tion/immunization re-,
cords/medications
ample supply of food and
water
a carrier or cage
muzzle and leash
Once the emergency has
passed: please keep in mind the
following things:
Do not drive through


standing water
Report power failures to
your power company
Please take pictures and
report damage to the
Emergency Operations
Center at 352-463-3410
or 800-701-3410
Other important phone num-
bers
FEMA 800-621-3362
Progress Energy 800-
228-8485
Central Florida Electric
352-493-2511
FDOT Road Closure In-
formation: 800-749-2967
Red Cross 352-376-4669
Assistance is available for af-
fected individuals and busi-
nesses after a Presidential dis-
aster declaration. The first step
for individuals or businesses
that require assistance is to call
the Federal Emergency Man-
agement Agency's National
Tele-registration Center. 800-
621-3362 or 800-462-7585
(TTY).


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Jamerson Sheffield Post 91, Inc.
P. O. Box 559, Trenton. Florida 32693
POST 91 NEWS
Post Commander: Wayne Gravely 352-472-2252
Vice Commander: Cecil Robinson 386-935-3711
Chaplain: Marilyn Williams 352-463-7031,
The Post 91 Adjutant. Dean Williams, and Past Post 91
Commander. Wayne Gra\el\, attended the Department or Flonda.
American Legion Conention held in Orlando this past \ weekend
The Post 91 Officers knea about Captain Don Alexander of the
Spring Ridge Volunteer Fire Department being named the Florida
Department of the American Legion's Firefighter of the Year for
2005-2006, but there was a surprise waiting for us at the convention.
During Friday's First General Session, some of the awards for
Legionnaires were given out. It seems that Post 91 Sergeant-at-Arms
Ted Henley won the Award for State Sergeant-at-Arms for
2005-2006. Post 91 Adjutant Dean Williams had stepped out of the
room.a few moments prior to the announcement of this Award and
the Fourth District Commander, Phil Hearlson, picked up the Award
for the Post. At this time, the Fourth District Commander plans to
present this Award to Ted Henley at the Saturday, August 13th
meeting at Post 91. Post 91 is proud that Sergeant-at-Arms Ted
Henley was given this honor, because we feel he has earned it many
times over in the years he has been involved in Post 91.
Captain Don Alexander of Spring Ridg6 Volunteer Fire
Department received his Award Saturday morning at the Second &
Final Session. As the Department Chairman for the Law and Order
Committee, Stan Gold, read some of the excerpts from the
nominating form from the Spring Ridge Fire Department, the
Department Commander, Tom Seitzinger, was presenting Don with
his Award. His wife, Margot accompanied Don, and their son, Scott
Sturrup, in Orlando, met them. Scott works for the Orange County
Sheriff's Office and came by to see Don receive the Award. Captain
Don Alexander is the Second State Firefighter of the Year from
Spring Ridge Volunteer Fire Department in this millennium. George
Cole won just a few years back. Post 91 hopes that Don will have
time to come by the Post for a meeting to show off his Award and
maybe bring George along to show off both of the Awards. These
are but two of the outstanding Firefighters that Gilchrist County is
lucky to have in service to our community year in and year out. Post
91 thanks these men and all of the Volunteer Firefighters in our
community. They are the best!
The American Legion Auxiliary Unit 91 is having a Yard Sale
Saturday morning, July 16th, at the traffic light in Trenton, next to
the bail bonds office. If you have anything you wish to donate to the
Yard Sale, contact Anne McKinney at 352-463-1459 and make
arrangements. The Yard Sale will begin at 07:00 and go until 10:00
or so. Stop by and see what they have for sale. There may be
something you just can't live without, or will match something you
just broke. You never can tell. Stop by to see. All purchases are
final and are bound to help Unit 91, so come on by.
Post 91 meets on Saturday, July 16th. The Donation Breakfast
begins at 08:00 AM and the meeting will begin at 10:00 AM. Bring a
friend for breakfast and stay for the meeting. Program Director
Vernon Layfield has a program speaker lined up for us, so plan to
come hear this speaker. The building is smoke-free, but if you need to
smoke there is plenty of room outside.
As of Saturday afternoon, the Department of Florida was 280
members shy of having another "all-time high" membership year.
Just 280 memberships away. If you have not renewed and want to
continue your membership in the American Legion, it is not too late
to be part of another all-time high membership team. Get your
membership dues in. There are still a few days until the National
Convention to make the grade. Be part of that team that takes it over
the top for a fifth straight year.
Post 91 Executive Committee meets at 7:00 PM at the Post Home
on US-129 on Thursday, July 14th.
Remember our Armed Forces all over this world, every day in your
thoughts and prayers. Here at home, watch over your fellow
Legionnaires, veterans, widows and the families of those called up
for active duty, helping out however and whenever you can.
For God and Country,
Wayne Gravely, for Shelby McKinney,
Commander, American Legion Post 91, Trenton, FL.


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GTT' CHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


Page Nine


Representative
Brown-Waite Issues
Statement On U.S.
Supreme Court Ten
Commandments
Rulings
U.S. Representative Ginny
Brown-Waite (FL-5) has re-
leased the following statement
in response to two rulings on the
public display of the Ten Com-
mandments on government
property. The cases in question
were McCreary County v.
ACLU and Van Orden v. Perry.
"States should have the right
to choose what to display in
state buildings and on state
grounds," said Rep. Brown-
Waite. "The Supreme Court'
only got it half right in their de-
cisions today. Allowing Texas
to display the Ten Command-
ments on state property, but dis-
allowing Kentucky courthouses
from doing the same, is a poor
interpretation of the U.S. Con-
stitution. This schizophrenia
strains the credibility of the
Court and departs from the clear
intent of the Founding Fathers."
"Furthermore, our govern-
ment was founded on the prin-
ciples outlined in the Ten
Commandments and by the
Judeo-Christian faith. "In God
we Trust" is on our currency;
we open each session of Con-
gress with a prayer; and the
House and Senate employ
chaplains. In their decisions
this morning, the Supreme
Court itself noted that the frieze


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in their chambers includes a
display of the Ten Command-
ments."
"The Court must remember
that the First Amendment says
we should have freedom of re-
ligion, not freedom from relig-
ion. American government was
founded on a belief and a faith
in God and in doing what is
good and right. I am saddened
by the McCreary County v.
ACLU decision, and would
hope that in future cases the
Court will interpret the U.S.
Constitution with a less jaun-
diced eye and heed the original
intent of the founders."

Nominations Being
Accepted For FSA
County Committee
Elections
The annual election for the
Farm Service Agency county
committee is coming up. The
first step in the process is for
qualified voters to nominate
candidates. If you are qualified
to vote in the county committee
election, you can nominate
yourself or your favorite pro-
ducers to run for a seat on the
committee. FSA committees
operate within official regula-
tions designed to carry out fed-
eral laws. Committee members
apply their judgment and
knowledge to make local deci-
sions.
The countN office staff began
accepting nominations June 15"'
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August 1, 2005.
The county committee helps
make national farm programs fit
the needs of local producers.
For example, they make deci-
sions on price support loans,
DCP, yields, and disaster assis-
tance.
Any qualified voter can
nominate a producer on a FSA-
669A form. Producers can also
nominate themselves. Nomi-
nees must be qualified to vote in
the election. They must also
sign the nomination form.
Forms are being mailed and we
have them on-hand at the county
office. You can also find them
online at
http://www.fsa.usda.gov/pas/pu
blications/elections.
Since the county committee
serves all the producers in the
county, we want to make sure
the interests of all producers are
represented. We would like to
see more women and minority
producers involved in the elec-
tion process.' Thatmeans more
women and minority producers
nominating candidates: It also
means more women and minor-
ity producers running for a seat
on the committee, the LAA
(Local Administrative Area) up
for election is:
LAA 5 Dixie County
The LAA 5 seat up for elec-
tion this year' is the one cur-
rently held by Bobby K.
Vanaernam. LAA 5 is the area
located east of 351 and south of
Highway 19 and east of 349.
Only candidates xho reside in
LAA 5 will, be eligible to run
for this seat. Get involved in
the county committee election
process and submit a nomina-
tion form before the deadline.
Farm owners, operators, ten-
ants, and sharecroppers of legal
voting age can vote if they are
eligible to participate. in FSA
programs. Check with your lo-
cal FSA office for votingg re-
quirements and eligibility.


Will They Still Sing.
"God Bless
America?"
By Daniel S. Wheeler
Often I am asked by report-
ers, "What harm does it do to
burn a flag?" This question
usually comes from young men
and women, most of whom
Aren't veterans and frequently%
. ,egle.L.thjk: [ny.T~eti'l.,don't un-
derstand hyv this issue is im-
portant.
Recently, I was asked this
question: "Tommy Lasorda told
the story of a flag burning on
the field and how he tore the
flag away from a protestor:
When they became aware of
what had happened, the crowd
stood and sang 'God Bless
America.' Doesn't that prove
that we don't need the flag-
protection amendment?" '
When I heard the question. I
was reminded of what General
Patrick H. Brady, Medal of,
Honor recipient, said. He
pointed out that nobody can
change your mind or my mind
about protecting our flag. It's
the children of America that we
have to think about.
What happens when they
lose, or are no longer taught, re-
spect for our flag? \'hat w ll
happen when an enemy threat-
ens our nation, or een attacks
our country, and our moral fiber
has become so desensitized -
our patriotism has been so


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eroded that ordinary citizens
aren't willing to stand and fight
for the United States?
Brady reflects on those who
have died in battle, and those
who risked their lives for this
great country. He says that the
men who wear the Medal of
Honor risked their lives for their
country many of them died
but he wonders if they would
be willing to risk their lives for
the "country we are becoming."
Then I think about those
thousands of men and women
singing "God Bless America" in
Dodger Stadium. Why were
they doing it? Well, obviously
they did it because they loved
their flag.
But why do they love their
flag, and why do they love their
country? It's not something you
are: born with, this patriotism
and love of our flag. It's some-
thing you learn from your par-
ents, your teachers, your Sunday
school teachers, your drill in-
structors, your life experiences.
Throughout the lives of those
who rose to their feet, we had
laws protecting Old Glor).
Throughout their lives, they'd
been taught that America was a
good nation, in fact, the greatest
nation on earth. ManN probably
risked their lives in her defense.
They understood that "the tree
of Liberty is watered with the
blood of patriots."
That's why they stood and
sang.
But 'ihat of this generation.
and of the next'? What are the\
.being taught about lo\e of
country? What are they being
taught about the greatness of
America? How many of them
will start each 'school day
pledging their allegiance to our
flag, as most of us did? How
many of them will learn the
proper way to respect hbr, and
what she'means and why patri-
otism is important?
And w\hat of those who grow
up learning that the flag is just
one symbol among many, just
one point ofview, not deserving
of any special recognition, dig-
nity or respect? How will they
reconcile the idea that \ve prove
our love for our nation's flag 'by
allowing those who hate Amer-
ica to desecrate it without pen-
alty?
Twenty years from now,
when another Rick Monday.
snatches a flag' from someone
% ho' is- tWyig to bun' 'it, will' the
crowd 'till sing- "'God' less
America." or \ill it rise in anger
because the game has been de-
layed?
It's certainly'true as we've
heard people say one person
burning a flag, or urinating on
it, or defecating on it, or tram-
pling it under his feet, will not
harm Old Glory. But it's not
true that no harm is done.
The harm is done if the
American people fail to respond
to such vile and hurtful conduct.
The harm is done only if, by our
apathy, we condone the defiling
of the banner that has draped the
caskets of our American heroes.
Edmund Burke once said: "The
only thing necessary for the tri-
umph of evil is for good men to
do nothing."
Failure to protect our flag by
law is rnot a celebration of lib-
erty; itis the celebration of evil.
A great nation cannot preserve
its greatness b\ turning a blind
eye and a deaf ear to that which
is wrong, to that which is de-
structive, to that which is im-
mpral and evil.
What harm does it do to burn
a flag?
Over time it destroys the very
fabric of our nation. It under-
mines the goodness that makes
us great; and it ensures that fu-
ture generations will not stand
and spontaneously sing "God
Bless America" because they
will not know that .once -
God did.
Daniel S. .Wheeler is the
President of the Citizens Flag
Alliance, Inc., and the Executive
Director of The American Le-
gion National Headquarters in
Indianapolis, Indiana.


National Wildlife
Refuge Presents
Local Counties With
Checks


Lower Suwannee and Cedar
Keys National Wildlife Refuge
Manager Kathy Whaley pre-
sented a check for $92,673 t o
Levy County Coordinator Fred
Moody on Tuesday, June 28th at
the Refuge Headquarters near
Fowlers Bluff. A check for.
$86,197 was presented to Fi-
nance Officer Cindy Day of
Dixie County on July 1. This
was an .increase from 2003
checks that were $21,982 and
$23,543, respectively.
These checks represent funds
the U.S. Fish and Wildlife


Service regularly presents to
counties in which there are ref-
uge properties; they have been
presented annually since the
Refuge Revenue Sharing Act
was enacted in 1978. The U.S.
Fish and Wildlife Service is the
only federally-owned land man-
agement agency that makes
such a donation in lieu of taxes
to the county.
Amounts of the checks vary
annually and are based on a,
computation method which
takes into account the fair mar-
ket value of the acreage owned
by the Service within the
county, or the total amount of
funds the Service collects from
activities such as timber man-
agement on that land, whichever
is greater. During 2004, Lower
Suwannee Refuge sold slash
pines inherited by the Refuge
upon its establishment in 1979.
Thinning and restoration to na-
tive plant communities, includ-
ing long leaf pine and wiregrass,
will create habitat that was
originally found on the Refuge
prior to planting for timber pro-
duction by private industry.
Refuge Relenue Sharing
funds are generated at the na-
tional level from offshore and
land oil and gas. leases, timber
and gravel sales, and grazing
rights. "The amount generated
frequently does not meet the
amount due under the criteria
procedure," Whaley explains,
"but Congress often authorizes
and appropriates additional
funds to help fill the gap." This
\ear's contribution. 'Ahich rep-
resents fiscal lear 2004. enables
the Ser\ice to contribute ap-
proximatel. 41 percent of the.
total entitlement.
Lower Suwannee NWR was
established in 1979 to protect
one of the largest undeveloped
river-delta estuarine systems in
the United States. The constant
influx of nutrients from the river
combined \lith numerous off-
shore islands and tidal creeks
creates excellentwildlife habi-
tat. Swallow-tailed kites, bald
eagles, West Indian manatees,
Gulf sturgeon, whitetailed deer,

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and eastern wild turkeys are but
a few of the wildlife species that
inhabit the Refuge. Natural salt
marshes, tidal flats, bottomland
hardwood swamps, and pine
forests provide habitat for thou-
sands of creatures both large
and small. The Refuge offers
recreational and educational op-
portunities for everyone. Bird
and wildlife observation, wild-
life photography, fishing, ca-
noeing, hunting, and interpre-
tive walks are all available.
"We are always pleased when
we can make contributions to
Levy and Dixie counties,''
Whaley said. "The refuges are
beautiful and serene places
within the counties that provide
large areas for conservation,
protection, and enhancement of
the native plant and animal
communities. We can maintain
protection for wildlife and at the
same time, provide a special
place for local residents and
visitors to spend time. We invite
everyone who has seen the ref-
uges to come visit often. To
those \\ho hae\ not yet taken
the opportunity to visit either
Lower Su\%annee or Cedar Keys
Refuge, we extend a warm in-
vitation to come for a visit,"
Whaley concluded.
For the past 100 years,
America's National Wildlife
Refuge System has protected:
hundreds of wild species, in-
cluding ournational symbol, the
bald eagle. As the National
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SI~The Joyful Heart
Quilters & Crafters
Of North Gilchrist
County
-- WeH;iim Well sir, we didn't need a
Fourth of July parade, barbecue,
or fireworks to know it's sum-
mer, now did we? Just steppin'
out your door, of late, and
havin' that hot humid dragon
breath of summer hit you full in
the face and you, get the picture,
right quick.' I mean to tell ya,
that when that 'ole thermometer
..L : on my back porch goes over
1000 all God's.critters, includ-
ing me, are looking' for a nice
cools spot to hole up in. If the
i !i,' truth be known, I'm not a happy
camper once that 'ole ther-
S mometer hits 807?.
But thank the Lord for all the
rain,' at least. Of course, the
earth is so dry and parched that
N even when it rains buckets full,
it's soaked up in nothing flat. It
sure has kept everyone mowin',.
and weedin' and my frog con-
certs are a blessing to the ears.
Si And speaking of blessings not
F- ...j...... only to- your ears but to your
heart and soul as well. If you
missed the Gospel concert at
Paulene Martin showing off her daring shoe Square for Bell High School last Saturday,
Paulene Mart showing off her darling shoe square for Nineteen groups raised the roof,
our newest and most unique quilt. singing praises to the Lord and
I filling, our hearts with joy.
. .. i, Evelyn Wood, Paulene M martin,
SAnn Taylor and myself were
J among the hundreds present.
It's held the first Saturday after
Sthe 4"h of July every year. It's
s.:Xi "' 'A free and they sell; refreshments,
S tapes, CDs and T-shirts. Mark
your calendar now for next
I i ;year...you don't want to miss it.
.And speaking of the 4trh of
July, that's just what we cele-
ii brated when we met for quilting
and crafting Wednesday, July
6th. The community room we
meet in was still decked out in
red, white and blue decorations
so we had an old-fashioned pic-,
nic with hot dogs, all kinds of
..,,, salads, relish.platters, anol toe
I- Ii kefandl 4eu.h md iled. gg ..to
feed an army. of course, I think
Our June birthday gals from left are mother and you can never have too many
daughter, P1at Luka and Maxine Hale, along with Heidi -deviled eggs...I love 'em. We
Kamp,. That's' Elaine Neniethl's lovelhi "Satmplet.' quilt also celebrated :, Barbara
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cake with raspberry filling and
white icing with coconut on top.
And as if that wasn't enough,
we topped it all off with ice
cream.
Of course, this was all after
we had been quilting and craft-
ing since 9:00 a.m. We can't
eat first, ever, 'cause after a
feast such as that all we really
want to do is...you guessed
it...take a nap.
At one time we had 33 people
Present. Mary Lou Ryder
dropped by but couldn't stay'
and Rita Simcoe's daughters,
Charlene and Valerie, dropped
in for a short visit, as well.
Marvine Deer, who was
working on an old embroidery
piece, brought along her two
grandsons, Kenneth and Jacob.
They were so well mannered,
polite and even helpful, some-
thing you can't always say
about kids today. They were a
pleasure to have in our midst
and I told them so.
Heidi Kamp, who had been in
the hospital, came but just
.wasn't up to staying the whole
time. Keep her in your prayers
and hopefully she'll make it
when, we 'meet again o.n
Wednesday, July 2"'. Six of
our Sw edish weavers were hard
at it; Ruth Wilkerson, Matty
Turner, Cathy Strom, Jackie
Moore, Lu Rowland, and Alice
Binns, who for awhile had for-
saken.it and was hooking a rug
of kittens.
Several members were cro-
cheting. Barbara Myrick was
crocheting squares for a quilt.
Sylvia Arthur was also' cro-
cheting' and Lera Townsend was
learning to crochet This is just
one of the many blessings we
glean from being a part of this
group of women...sharing tal-
ents and learning from one an-
other. And all God's children
said...Amen.
'Paulene Martin and Evelyn
Wood were knitting baby things
for the hospital and Alberta
Swanner was busy with her
plastic canvas cross bookmarks.
Ann Taylor continued to work
on her embroidery ,piece and
(hat meant that the "Amen Cor-
ner" \'as in full sv.ing.
Ma,\ine Hale, Pat Luka and
Diana L)nn were all busy cross-
stitching and Bonnie Edwards
took the morning off and just
visitedd \ith everyone and Rita
Simcoe busied herself \ith odds
,n-iedls rpn w hich.la; h nlan
working. It's always great to
have Judy Pflueger with us
since she's sooo busy at the
church and can't always come.
She caught up on some reading
while Ann Mangone and Elaine
Nemeth were busy cutting
sashes for our new club quilt.
Barbara Strom has been up-
graded from supervisor to rec-
reation director. There is no
pay or fringe benefits for this
position but it keeps Barbara
smiling and out of mischief so
what can I tell ya. She's very
"crafty" just doesn't usually do
it at our meetings. I guess you
could call her a closet crafter.
In addition to our other visi--
tors, we also had Ruth King,
Jayne Kane and Sylvia Wald-
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blessing to have friends and
family to join us and share in
our joy arid happiness. Our
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one another.
After our wonderful picnic
celebration, we tidied up and
promised never to eat that much
again...or at least not 'til next
time. I said we should 'call our
covered dish occasions Brill
Creme lunches 'cause... a little
dab will do ya.
We left one another hoping
the hurricane brewing in the is-
lands would not pose a threat to
us. Fortunately we were spared
by the grace of God. Now, our
prayers must be for those who
were in harm's way. It's early
in the season and this was just
the tip of the iceberg. We are
definitely not off the hook.
While the Red Cross, city man-
agers, Lowes, Home Depot, and
others are stressing the need to
be prepared, I would like to
stress being prepared spiritually,
as well.
He is not a fair weather God
nor should we be fair weather
Christians. For when we are
facing storms, be they hurri-
canes or in life; as that old Gos-
pel song says.."Where can you
go but to the Lord?
Until next time,.
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Crist Subpoenas
Shell, Tate Oil
Companies For Price
Gouging
Investigations
Attorney General Charlie
Crist recently announced that
his office has issued subpoenas
to two petroleum companies to
determine why gasoline prices
charged to gas stations in-
creased as much as 30 cents per
gallon as Hurricane Dennis ap-
proached the Florida coastline.
Tate Oil Company, Inc., a gas
distributor, and Motiva Enter-
prises, LLC, one of its suppliers,
were served their subpoenas
Monday afternoon. Motiva is a
subsidiary of Royal Dutch
Shell.
Based on a staggering number
of price gouging complaints
logged in conjunction with Hur-
ricane Dennis, the Attorney
General's Office has launched a
widespread investigation into
allegations that; fuel prices
across the state may have been
raisedd improperlIh. The' Anor-
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vestigation has found that the
number of Shell gas retailers in-
volved in price gouging com-
plaints was more than double
any other, retail brand. The early'
stages of the investigation have
revealed that individual station
owners may have been in-
structed to raise prices by sup-
pliers or corporate officials.
Initial questioning by Attor-
ney General's investigators
showed that many of the sta-
tions targeted by price gouging
complaints are Shell stations
that receive their gas from Tate
Oil. A portion of Tate Oil's
supply is purchased from Mo-
tiva. Tate Oil, which is. owned
by Phillips Petroleum, also
owns some gas stations
throughout the state. The sub-
poenas request information from
both companies, including their
prices for the previous 30 days,
lists of stations they supply and
the amount theii prices in-
creased after Governor Jeb Bush


declared a state of emergency
on Thursday, July 7th. Re-
sponses to the subpoenas are
due by July 25th.
"Floridians are unfortunately
all too familiar with the danger
and devastation that hurricanes
.bring. Many of the citizens who
complained about gas prices
were doing the most important
thing they could do as Dennis
approached "moving their fami-
lies out of harm's way," said
Crist. "Price gouging is one of
the worst ways to take advan-
tage of people in a time of great
need. We will get to the bottom
of this."
The Attorney General's No-
Scam Hotline logged more than
1,600 calls after Governor Bush
declared Florida to be under a
state of emergency on Thursday.
The hotline remained active
through the weekend, fielding
price gouging complaints from
across the state. The over-
whelming majority of the com-
plaints were gasoline-related,
with more than 1,550 incidents
of gas price hikes reported. Re-
ports of increases at the pump
have ranged from ten cents to
one dollar per gallon. Of the.
complaints regarding gas price
gouging, 243 involve Shell gas
stations.
Those wishing to report sus-
pected price gouging may call
the Attorney General's Fraud
Hotline at 1-866-9-NO-SCAM
or 1-866-966-7226.


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Gasoline Price
Gouging Complaints
Pouring In
Attorney General Charlie
Crist said his staff has received
an extraordinary number of
price gouging complaints due to
the approach of Hurricane
Dennis, particularly from the
Panhandle area, and pledged to
aggressively investigate the
complaints. Multiple complaints
of excessive price increases
have poured into the Attorney
General's Fraud Hotline, many
of them reporting gas price in-
creases of 20 to 40 cents per
gallon in a 24-hour period. One
caller reported an increase from
$2.18 per gallon to $2.89.
"We are already looking into
these reports and are most inter-
ested in hearing an explanation
for price increases of 20 to 30
percent once the state of emer-
gency was declared," said Crist.
"People are leaving their homes
trying to escape with their lives
and can ill afford to pay exor-
bitant prices for necessities."
The Attorney General's Eco-
nomic Crimes Division is al-
ready looking into the more
than 300 complaints received
through the Fraud Hotline as of
4:00 p.m. Friday. More than 95
percent of those complaints
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Mr. John Carlton
Johns, Jr.
Mr. John Carlton Johns, Jr. of
Trenton died Saturday, July 9,
2005 in Trenton. He was 70.
Mr. Johns was born in
Gainesville and moved to
'Trenton from Suwannee three
years ago.. He was a commer-
cial fisherman, served in the
United States Navy, and was of
'the Baptist faith. He was a
crabber in Suwannee for 30
years.
He is survived by a son, John
Carlton Johns, III of Trenton;
and three grandchildren. ,
A graveside service for Mr.
Johns will be held Thursday,
July. 14, 2005 at Jonesville
Baptist Church Cemetery with,
Reverend O.E. Boals conduct-
ing the service.
Arrangements are under the
Care of WATSON FUNERAL
HOME, Trenton.


Mr. Douglas Byrn
Jones
Mr. Douglas Byrn Jones of
Old Town died Wednesday,
July 6, 2005 at his home. He
-iwas52.
Mr. Jones moved to Old
Town from Bushnell 20 years
iago. He \was a member of the
iMoose Lodge in Fanning
,Springs.
SHe is survived by his mother,
Ernestine and siep-dad 'Johnnie
Duffer of Bushnell; his com-
panion. Barbara Cypert Jones of
Old Town; three step-sons.
James Bate of West Virginia,
William Bate of Chiefland, and
Ronald Ble\ itt of Old To\\n; a
step-daughter. Ker McAndrew
of Old Town; a sister. Sandra
Woodard of Bushnell; four-,
grandchildren, Michael, Patrick
and Seamus McAndrew and
Sa'anah Bate.
Arrangements were under the
care of RICK GOODING
,FUNERAL HOME, Cross
City.

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Mr. James He
Mc William
Mr. James Henry
liams of Trenton died
day, July 6, 2005. He w
Mr. McWilliams was
Poplar Bluff, Misso
moved to Trenton in 1I
Davie.
He was a heavy-eq
operator and a membe
ion Baptist Church.
He was preceded in
his .wife, Dorene
McWilliams; and a s
McWilliams.
Mr: McWilliams is
by his mother, Flor
'McGraw of Flint, Mic
daughter, Shari Han
Flint; two: sons, -1
McWilliams and Steve
McWilliams, both of Tr
sister, Rose Craig of
brother, Eugene McWil
Trenton; seven grand
and six great-grandchild
A funeral service w
Monday,. July 11, 2005
Baptist Church with
Dave Curty and,.Past
Knight conducting the
Interment followed at
Baptist Church Cemeter'
Arrangements \ere u
care of WATSON FUI
HOME, Trenton.


Mr. Forrest Dew
Merwin
Mr. Forrest Dewayne
of Trenton died July 10,
the North Florida R
Medical Center. He was
Mr. Merwin was I
Marengo. Michigan and
to Florida from Mich
1980 and to Levy Co
1985. He was a retired
and a veterann of the U.S
serving in World War
was a Jeho ah's Witness
.* Survivors include h
Marian Merwin of Tri
daughter, Charlotte Vod
Atlanta, Georgia; twt
Charles Merwin of
Creek, Michigan and
Merwin of Paw Paw, M
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of kindness shown to us during
the loss of husband and father,
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SProgram
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'Traditional Seminole Dwelling
Until the most recent times,
raising or building a home or
ce Steel barn has always been a commu-
Semtng nity: effort in most areas of
America. Recently when the
staff at Manatee Springs State
Park decided to renew the
Free thatched roof of the, park's tra-
Estimate dinonal Seminole dwelling, they,
S.. decided to capitalize on that
spirit of team\ ork.
[nc. The building (called a chickee
Tree in the Seminole. language) is
580 Work used in the park's living history
program and is built using tra-
ditional materials and tech-
niques. If built correctly, the
roof which is made from fronds
of the cabbage palm, will last
about eight .ears before needing
to be re-thatched. Collecting
fronds from the cabbage' palms
a i ': and moving them to the build-
Sirg ing site is a labor intensive ef-
fort as nearly 1100 fronds are
nI : needed to complete the project.
l ip I In March a group of science
students from Sunrise Middle
School in Ft. Lauderdale
.camped in the park's group
ock camping area. They were called
upon to assist park staff in re-

Buildii g ; were no longer keeping water
.' frori the inside of the chickee.
The students, their chaperones
and teachers removed over a
Thousand fronds and the nails
red holding each frond in place.
When they were finished
what remained was the skeleton
- 5355731 of the structure all cleaned up
and ready for the next phase of


Dale Merwin of Michig
seven grandchildren; and t
great-grandchildren.
Arrangements were under
care of HIERS-BAXL1
FUNERAL SERVICE
S Chiefland, Florida.

McWil- Mr. Paul Andrew
Wednes- "Bud" Semancik
'as 73.
s born in Mr. 'Paul Andrew "Bud"
'uri and mancik of Fowlers Bluff d
989 from Wednesday, July 6, 2005.
was 82.
equipment Mr. Semancik was born
r of Un- Maynard, Ohio and had live
Fowlers Bluff since 1982.
death by was a retired engineer. 1
Bonita Semancik was a member of
on, Ron John The Evangelist Cathc
Church in Chiefland and ser
survived in the United States Army d
ra Pyles ing World WarIH.
higan; a He is survived by his w:
nmel of .:Debra Semancik of Fowl
iike J.. Bluff; Kathleen Semancik,
"Nasty" mother of his children; fi
renton; a daughters. Sue Krielick
Flint.' a Rochester, New York, Jt
lliams of Stevens of Hudson, Ohio, J
children' Andrick of Algonguin, Illino
ren. and Kate Rosenwinkel of So
vas held Beloit. Illinois; 13 grandcl
at Union : dren; five step-children:
Pastor step-grandchildren; and nunr
tor Don ous nieces and nephews.
service. A funeral service was h
t. Union Wednesday, July 13, 2005 at
y John the Evangelist Cathc
under the Church. Interment followed
NERAL Hardeetown Cemetery.
Arrangements were under
care of HIERS-BAXLI
FUNERAL SERVICE
ayne Chiefland.

Nerwin Mr. DonIie L. Wats
2005 at r. Donne
regional MNr. Donnie L. \Watson
83. Williston died Saturday. July
born in 2005 at Nature Coast Regio
Smo ied Hospital in Williston. He v
76M
iigan in76
unty in Mr# Watson was born
d barber Newberry and moved.
. Armb, Williston from Bell a year a
II He He was a retired carpenter ;
served in the United Sta
is wife. Army during the Korean \,
enton. a He was a member of the Chu
ijdoni of of Christ.
o sons, He is survived by his wi
Battle Iris Watson of Willistorn; th
Chester sons, Dan Watson of Conir
ichigan; Texas, Nathan Watson and 1I
nnan of Watson, both of Williston
brother, 'daughter, Debra,,Hertz ,of C
the,. .anto a,.bro her.-. UHq\ d 'y
son of Haines City; five sisut
SAlma Kersey and Cindy Fc
i;both of Haines City, Ruby R
S sell and Inez Chapman, bbth
Michigan and Shelvie Moon
ham of Arkansas; ten gra
.. children; and. five gre
.r grandchildren.
SArrangements were under
* careofKNAUFF FUNER.
019 HOME, Chiefland.


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construction.
A large, energetic group
would be needed for the very
labor intensive cutting and col-
lecting of over one thousand
palm fronds.
When Boy Scout Troop 25 of
Jacksonville asked if there was a
community service project in
which they could participate,
park staff knew what project
was uppermost in everyone's
mind.
Assisted by park volunteers
and employees, the scouts made
quick work of the tedious job of
hauling the freshly cut, green
fronds back to the chickee site.
While much of the work of
building a chickee is tedious
and -repetitious, the actual
thatching is an"endeavor taking
much skill in the old ways. As-
sistant Park Manager, Bill
Roberson, was once again called
upon to put his living history
skills to work.
After nearly, a week of
thatching, Roberson commented
that, "The thatching should last
a good six to eight years and I
plan on retiring in five."
The park's volunteer program
Coordinator, John Lohde.
pointed out that much of the
work in Florida's State Parks is
accomplished with the.aid of
volunteers. If you would like to
make a difference at Manatee
Springs or Fanning Springs as a
volunteer call John at 352-493-
6823.


Matheson Museum
Hosts Memories Of
The War: Veterans
Sharing Their Stories
The Matheson Museum
would like to inire the commu-
nity to a panel discussion com-
Smemorating the 60th anniversary
of the end of World War II on
Sunday, August 7th at 2:00 p.m.
Admission is free and open to
the public. Dr. Michael Gan-
non, retired history professor
from the Unikersity of Florida,'
,and author, \will moderate the
panel. Dr. Gannon's books in-
clude Operation Drumbeat, a,
national bestselle: about the first
U-boat attacks along the Ameri-
can Coast during the war.
Veterans on the panel include
Elizabeth Petrick, a member of
the Navy Waves at Roberts
Point inw1Hawaii when Japan' sur-
'"1efd'fed; Frank Towers,' who
Swas in the 30h' Infantry division
in the Battle of Norniandy; Clif
Cormier, a warrant officer of the
3' division, U.S. Marine Corps
and: veteran of Iwo Jima; and
Phil Newman, an air combat
veteran who has been extremely
active in a number of veterans'
groups and in education about:
the war. Panel members will
share stories, about pivotal mo-
merits of the war that shaped
their experiences and their lies.
The panel is being held in
conjunction with the museum's
exhibit by local, photographer
Jack Hurov, in commemoration
of the 60"' anniversary of the
end of the war. Mr. Hurov vis-
ited Normandy, France on a trip
last year during the 60 anniver-
sary of D-Day, and created a
display of artifacts and photo-
graphs that chronicles both the
landscape of D-Day, and the
stories of veterans, whom he
met on his journey:
The Matheson Museum is a
non-profit museum of Alachua
County Florida 'history.
Through exhibitions; public and.
educational programs, and
through collecting and preserv-
ing the tangible pieces of our
history, the museum seeks to
illuminate ,Alachua. County's
past. The museum is a partner
of the Florida Humanities
Council and received funding
for this program from the FHC
through a grant from the Na-
tional Endowment for the Hu-
manities. The museum also re-
ceives operating grant funding
from the City of Gainesville and
the Division of Historical Re-
sources, Florida Department of
State..
The Matheson Museum is lo-
cated at 513 East University
Avenue in downtown
Gainesville and is open from
9:30 a.m. until 1:30 p.m., Tues-


book of their choice to add to
their own personal library at
Some. A group of students also
went to the Florida Educational
Technology Conference held in
Orlando in January to learn
more about technology and its
role in the classroom.
The implementation of the
Teacher Training Academy is
an exciting step Lake City
Community College has made
in its continued support of the
surrounding communities.
Providing the services our
students and school districts


lege (LCCC) is pleased to an-
nounce the opening of the
Teacher Training Academy,
which is slated to begin offering
classes in the fall of 2005. The
Teacher Training Academy is
LCCC's response to the grow-
ing need for teachers in our
community. Two main areas
comprise the Teacher 'Training
Academy, the Early Child-
hood/Childcare and the Educa-
tor Preparation Institute. The
academy is led by Tracy Hick-
man, executive director, with
two coordinators, Kim, Stearns
and'Kristi Feagle, managing the
programs.
The Early Child-
hood/Childcare division of the
academy provides classes re-
quired for childcare workers -
the Child Development Associ-
ate (CDA) certification and the
Associate in Science (A.S.) de-
.gree in Early Childhood.
Course offerings for daycare.
employers and employees are
provided as needed and as man-
dated by the state of Florida.'
Both of these programs are es-
tablished within the Workforce
and Community Development
branch of Lake City Community
College and have been offered
for some time, but are now a
part of the Teacher Training
Academy. in order to provide-
more seamless service 'to our
students.
An associate in science (A.S.)
in Early Childhood .is currently
being developed, with course,
specific classes ready to be of-
fered in the spring semester of
2006. Individuals interested in
this degree can begin general
education required courses 'in
the fall of 2005, whilee \waiting
for final implementation of the
Earl) Childhood courses. As
this degree is developed, indi-
viduals with a CDA may have
the option of applying some of
their certification courses to-
ward course requirements for
the ,A.S degree in Early Child-'
hood. More exciting news is
LCCC's pursuit of articulation
agreements with several four
year institutions for an A.S. to
B.S. degree in Early Childhood
program with courses provided
at the Lake City Comminity
College campus.
The Educator Preparation In-
stitute (EPI) encompasses many
aspects of educating on teacher
Preparationn. alternative certifi-
cation, .teaeher.,recertification
'ai'd substitute'teach&r training.
The Associate in Arts (A.A.)
degree with an education track
has been a part of LCCC for
many years and will not change.
Students are able to earn an
A.A. degree and transfer' seam-
lessly to the state university of
their choice. Thenew state en-
dorsed alternative certification
process will be a new program
in the EPI. beginning in the fall.
The new certification process
allows individuals with four
year degrees or higher outside
of the field of education to
complete the .courses, pass the
required Florida State exams,
the fingerprinting and back-
ground check to become a certi-
fied teacher for the elementary
or secondary classroom setting.
This process will be more cost
effective and produce teachers
that are better prepared for the
classroom setting since most are
specialists within their area, but,
need some instruction on the art
of teaching. Since current state
and federal mandates require
teachers to seek additional
training, like the Reading En-
dorsement and the English for
Speakers of Other Languages
(ESOL) certification, the
Teacher Training Academy will
also work with local school dis-
tricts to provide support in the
areas of teacher recertification
and substitute teacher training
as needed.
Lake City Community Col-
lege also supports the Future
Teachers Club (FTCi on cam-
pus, v.'hich is another important
component of the Teacher.
Training Academy. This is a
group of students working to-
wards a degree in the field of
teaching, who volunteer at
schools within the districts. The
FTC also held a book drive for
the students of Niblack Ele-
mentary School in December of
2004, where they presented each
student on the campus with a


need is just one way we at
LCCC express our commitment
to you, the citizens of our area.
For any additional questions in
any of these fields, please con-
tact Tracy Hickman, executive
director of the LCCC Teacher
Training Academy, at (386)
754-4324 or hick-
mant@lakecitycc.edu


Bronson Urges
Consumers To
Obtain Free Credit
Reports
Florida Agriculture and Con-
sumer.Services Commissioner
Charles H. Bronson is urging
consumers to take advantage of
a law that requires major credit
reporting services to provide
free credit reports.
The amendment to the Fair
Credit Reporting Act was de-
signed to provide consumers
who cannot or will not pay a fee
for the reports to access them
for kfL. A n f- h. 1 --


Memorial For Alice
Jo Clark Anthony To
Be Held July 17
An informal memorial gath-
ering for Alice Jo Clark An-
thony will be held Sunday, July
17'h from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
at Trenton United Methodist
Church.


riu uil Ulln;c a yearI. 1The law
has been phased-in across the FWC Moves Out To
United States, and Florida resi- Assist Panhandle
dents will be eligible for the After Hurricane
documents on June 1t.
Dennis
A credit report contains in- Florida Fish and Wildlife,
formation about a consumer's Conservation Commission
credit history, including a listing (FWC) law enforcement officers
of all credit cards, whether.bills headed out for the panhandle
hase been.paid on time, and today to assist local authorities
whether the consumer has been, in the aftermath of Hurricane
sued, arrested or filed for bank- Dennis which came ashore Sun-
ruptcy. National consumer re- day afternoon.
porting agenciessell the infor- "We had approximately 36
mation to credit card companies.. officers from the North Central
and other creditors, insurers, and North' East regions team up
employers and other businesses and head over to the Pensacola
that use it to determine whether, area," said Capt. Martin
to approve an application ;for Redmond, investigations super-
credit. insurance, loans, and isor at the Lake City regional
emplo ment. A poor credit office.
historycan result.in rejection of "Because of our specialized
credit or higher interest rates on equipment, such as four-wheel
a.loan. drives and boats, we are able to
Consumers can challenge and respond to remote locations. We
change incorrect informationonn ill assist the local authorities
'the reports. The three major by providing life safety\ aid
credit reporting agencies are damage assessment as well as
Equifax, EFperian and Tran- responding to search and rescue
sUnion. To obtain a free copy efforts," Redmond explained. ,
of reports from these Officers from Columbia,
agencies, log. onto Baker, Suwannee and Lafayette
\ ww' AnnualCreditRepor.com. counties, as well as members of
People should be %\ar\ of any the Special Operations Group in
other sites which claim to offer Jackson ille and Crystal Ri'er.
free reports but steer consumers have been deployed to the pan-
to sites that offer services. by handle.
subscription for a fee Conum- Last year. FWC officers re-
ers can lso order their reports sponded to the storm-ravaged
by; calling toll--free '877-3-, lTpn'ndidlF folloY ing Hutri'vn'e
lby c g t e an. as well as the other areas
8228. of the state impacted b) the
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GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2005


FWC Weekly Report
For July 1-7
This report represents some
significant events the FWC
handled over the past week;
however, it does not include all'
actions taken by the Division of
Law Enforcement.
NORTH'CENTRAL REGION
BAKER COUNTY
While patrolling during the
July 4th weekend in the Ocean
Pond area of the Osceola WMA,
Officer Randall Brooks found a
fisherman in possession of .a
shotgun.
The fisherman had bird and
turkey shot with him: A citation
was issued for possession of a
gun during the closed season.
Brooks also arrested a subject
in the Osceola WMA who was
in possession of marijuana less
than 20 grams, drug parapher-
nalia and alcohol by a person
under age 21. Appropriate
charges were made and evi-
dence seized,

CITRUS COUNTY
Officers Darrel Thomason,
John Jones and Douglas Loyed
worked the 4th of July holiday
and made four BUI arrests over
the long weekend. Two arrests
came from. Crystal River and
two came from Lake Henderson
in Inverness. After further in-
vestigation of the Lake
Henderson Bll, it was learned
that the subject was also in-
volved in a boating accident
earlier in the day.


CLAY COUNTY
On June 25th, Officer Alan
Hofmeister investigated a boat-
ing accident with injuries in-
volving two PWCs on Lake
Lily. Hofmeister's investigation
concluded that the two PWCs
were traveling on a parallel
course to each other. The vessel
on the right turned to the left
crossing the path of the other. In
an attempt to avoid the crossing
vessel, the operator released the
throttle and at the same time
steered to the right without suc-
cess, colliding with the left side
of the crossing vessel.
The operator of the crossing
vessel was ejected over the right
side of the vessel into the water,
sustaining injuries. The injured
operator was transported to
Shands Hospital in Gainesville.
The operator of the crossing
vessel was charged with a navi-
gation rule violation.
On July 2"', Officer Randy
Cory.responded to a boating ac-
cident on Kigsley. Lake in-
volving a skier and a swimmer.
The operator of a vessel pulling
a skier failed to see several
subjects swimming in the lake.
Once the swimmers were no-
ticed, the operator turned hard'
to the left causing the skier to
swing wide to the right.
The skier collided with one of
the swimmers, resulting in inju-
ries to the swimmer. The vessel
operator was charged with, a
Navigation Rule violation:
On July 3rd, Cory investigated


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a boating accident involving
two PWCs on Kingsley Lake
resulting in injuries. Two 14-
year-old girls were operating
separate PWCs. One of the ves-
sels stopped in the water and the
second continued. In the course
of turning around, the second
vessel collided with the stopped
vessel. The operator of the
stopped vessel was transported
to Shands Hospital in Jackson-
ville. The accident is still under
investigation.

COLUMBIA COUNTY
On June 29h, Officer Todd
Hoyle received information
about a group of people spear
fishing on the Ichetucknee
River. After a brief surveillance
of the area, Hoyle observed two
individuals swimming in the
river and observed each with a
"Hawaiian Sling" type spear.
After wading out into waist-
high w ate'r. Hoyle apprehended
the subjects and found them toi
be in possession of three black
bass and several mullet, all
showing signs of being unlaw-
fully take. Notice to Appear
citations: were issued for pro-
hibited fishing devices on fresh
water and taking game fish by
unlass ful method.

LEVY COUNTY
Dixie and Levy Count offi-
cers assisted In'.estigator Jay
Russel in in esuigating a seriouc..
boating accident that occurred'
off Deer Island in Levy County.
,The airboat accident resulted
with a male juvenile being air-
lifted. to Shands Hospital in
Gainesville and the operator
being arrested for BUI and
booked into the Levy County
Jail.


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Accident' njures
Teen


Legal

Notices

NOTICE OF MEETING
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, the
Gilchrist County Board of County
Commissioners, in and for Gilchrist
County, Florida, will hold a regular
meeting on Monday, July 18; 2005,
at 5:00 p.m., in the Board of County
Commissioners Meeting Room, lo-
cated at 210 South Main Street,
Trenton, Florida. The following is
a proposed agenda.
AGENDA
1. Call to Order (5:00 p.m.)
2. Agenda Changes
3. Consent Agenda
4. Attorney's Report
5. Road Department
6. Clerk's Report
7 EMA/County Adminis-
trator's Report
8. Commissioners' Reports
9. Time Cerlain Items:
a. 6.00 p.m. Public
Hearing, Approval, of
Plat, Deer Wood of Gil-
christ Minor Subdivision
b. 6:15 p.m. 'Public
Hearing, Approval of
Plat, Saddlebrooke Minor
Subdivision
c. 6:30 p.m. BOCC_Re-
cess
d. 7:00 p.m. BOCC Re-
convene
e. 7:00 p.m. Personnel
Policy .Discussion
f. 7:'15 p m. Citizen's Re-
quest, Darlene Smith
g. 7:30 p.m. Citizen's
Request, Hugh Thomas
10. Old Business
11. New Business
12. Public.Participation
13. Adjourn
"Persons with disabltiies re-
questing reasonable accommoda-
tions to participate in this proceed-
ing should contact 1.352, 463-3169
(Voice & TDD) or via Florida Re-
la3 Service i(S00 955-8771."
PLEASE BE ADVISED that if
, a person decides to appeal an) deci-
ioun made by the Conmission \% ith
respect to any matter considered at
,Li h-rio thn -n- l -


A boating accident last Satur-, .' ,,I III. n id, Cipsun %ill IICCU a
A boating accidat record of the proceedings. and that
day at Deer Island on the Le%3 for such purpose. that person may
County coast has resulted in the need to insure that a verbatim re-
serious injury of a 15-year-old cord ismiade, which record includes
teen. the tesumon) aid e.'idence upon
Brandon Hughes, from' which the appeal is to be based.
Archer, was a passenger aboard BOARD OF COUNTY
an airboat operated by Car.los C. COMMISSIONERS'
Lester II. -14. of Morriston. GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA
According to Florida Fish and MITCHELL GNTRY
Wildlife Conservation Commis- CHAIRMANR
sion IFWC) In\estigators. ATTEST:
Lester made an evasive maneu- JOSEPH W. GILLIANM.
ver \th'ile'Unrderw\aNio.a ..a.ol.a. CLERK .
sandbir The vessel struck the Pub Jul./ 14,2005b. ""
sandbar while traveling side-
ways and Hughes was ejected NTICE OF PUBLIC
from the airboat. MEETING
The airboat rolled over and PLEASE BE ADVISED that the
came to rest on its left side. Gilchrist County School Board will
Lester was uninjured. FWC In- conduct a meeting on Tuesday, July
vestigator Jay Russel, Troy 19, 2005 at 6:00 P.M. in Building
Beckham. a commercial fisher- 14, Board Room 14-002 located at
man and other boaters in ihe 310 NW 111 Avenue, Trenton,
area provided life saving first-, Florida.
aid to the \ ictim at the scene. Following is the agenda:
the I S. Coast Guard air- OPENING CEREMONIES
he U. S. Coast "Guard'air I- 1. Approval ot Agenda
lifted Hughes to Shands' Hospi- 2. Appro al of Minutes
tal of Gainesville; l 3. Citizen Input/Delegations
There %\as probable cause that 4. Operations
the operator \\as operating the 5. Instructional
vessel under the influence of an 6. Personnel
alcoholic be erage to the extent 7. Student Services
that his normal faculties were 8. Removal of Items from
impaired. Lester '.as arrested Consent Agenda
and booked into the Le) 9 Conset Agenda
Count Jail 10. Reports
Co. 11: Executive Session
The investigation is still on- NOTE. In 'accordance with the
going and may result in further Amricans th Disablities Act.,
charges, according to F\\C In- persons requiring an interpreter or
%estigaiors. special accommodations to enable


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:hem to participate in this meeting
are requested to notify\ the Office of
the School Superintendent at 352.
4163.3200 at least forny-eight (k4)
hours prior to the scheduled meet-
ing date so provkisons 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 uch
purpose. he may need to ensure thai
a verbatim record of the proceed-
ings is made. %ihich record includes
the testimony\ and evidence upon
whichh the appeal is to be based
James E \ kickers,
Superintendent of Scho9ls
Pub. July 14, 2005b.


PUBLIC MEETING NOTICE
The Early' Learning Coalition of
the Nature Coast will be facilitating
the first Sumter County Advisory
Council Meeting on'Wednesday,
July 20, 2005 at 11:00 A.M. The
meeting will be held at the Wild-
wood Government Annex, 362
Shopping Center Drive, \\ ild,,,ood;
FL 34785.
Please contact the Coalition of-
fice at 877-336-5437 if you have
any questions.
Pub July 14, 2005b.

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PUBLIC NOTICE
The Early Learning Coalition of
the Nature Coast will be facilitating
the Citrus County Advisory Coun-
cil Meeting on the second Monday
of each month. The meeting will be
held at the Citrus County Health
Department, Second Floor Confer-
ence Room, 3700 W. Sovereign
Path, Lecanto, FL. 34461 from
11:00 a.m. thru 1:00 p.m.
The Scheduled Meeting Dates
Are:
August 8, 2005, September 12,
2005, October 10, 2005, November
14, 2005, December 12,-2005,.
January 9, 2006, February 13, 2006,
March 13 2006, April 13, 2006,
May 8, 2006, June 12 2006.
Please contact the Coalition of-
fice at 877-336-5437 if you have
any questions.
Pub. July 14, 2005b.


PUBLIC NOTICE
The Early Learning Coalition of
the Nature Coast will be facilitating.
the' Tri County Advisory Council
Meetings on the second Thursday
of the month from 9:30 a.m. thru
11:30a.m. The meetings will be
held at the Child Care Resources-
Office, 212 N. Main Street,
Chiefland FL 32626.
The. Scheduled Meeting Dates
Are:
August 11, 2005. September 8,
2005, October 13. 2005, Nosember
10, 2005, December 8, 2005, Janu-
ary 12, 2006, February 9, 2006,
March-9, 2006, April 13, 2006,
May 12, 2006, June 8,2006.'
Please contact the Coalition of-
fice. at 877-336-5437 if you have
any questions.
Pub. July 14. 2005b


NOTICE OF MEETING
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, the
Gilchrist County Judicial Space
Committee, in and for Gilchrist
County, Florida,., ill hold a Meet-
ing on Friday, July 15, 2005 at 9:30
a.m. in the Courtroom of the Gil-
christ County Courthouse, located
112 South Main Street, Room 150,
Trenton. Florida %ith The Alexan-
der Group.
Persons with disabilities re-
questing reasonable accomnimoda-
tions to participate in this proceed-
ing should contact (352) 463-3169
(Voice & TDD) or via Florida Re-
lay Sen ice (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
said hearing, that person will need a
record of the proceedings, and that
for such purpose, that person may
need to insure. that a verbatim .re-
cord is made. which record includes
the testimony and enidece .upon
w which theappeal is,to.bebased.-,.-..
Pub. July 14, 2005b.


NOTICE OF PUBLIC
HEARING
GILCHRIST COUNTY
PLANNING AND ZONING
BOARD
Please take notice that the Gil-
christ County Planning and Zoning
Board, serving as the local Planning
Agency in and for Gilchrist
Count,. Florida, will hold a regular
meeting on Thursda.. JuTo 14, 2005
Sat 7:00 p.m. in the Board of County
Commissioners Meeting Room, lo-
cated at 210 South Main Street,
Trenton. Florida The following is
the proposed agenda
AGENDA
1. SE 05-08, Application by
J6seph Greenfield. requesting a
Special Eception be granted for
the location of a .aelding shop as a
home occupation;
2. SE 05-09, Application by
Julian Weeks. requesting a Special
Exception be granted for the loca-
tion of a \ elding shop,
3.2: SE 05-10, Application by
Larry & Marcia Davis, requesting a
Special Exception be granted for
the location of a %elding shop,
4.S SE 05-11. Application by
Stephen Bivens, requesting'a Spe-
cial Exception be granted for the
location of a Beauty Salon;
5. Preliminary Plat review
for Spring Run Village Subdivision;
6. SE 05-04,. Application by
John & Deborah Stallings, request-
ing a Special Exception be granted
,to allow a recreational vehiclee park
in an En\ ironmentally Sensiutie
Area i ESA-2 I zoning classification
At the aforementioned public
hearing, all interested .parties may
attend and be heard with respect to
any' of the proposed agenda items.
Additional information for all of
.the above listed ,agenda items is
available for public inspection at
the Building Department Office, lo-
cated at 209 Southeast First Street,
Trenton, Florida, during regular
business hours.
Pub. July 14, 2005b.


NOTICE OF ROAD
CLOSURE
Notice is given to the citizens of
Gilchrist County that the Boardof
County Commissioners adopted the
following Resolution on July 6,
2005.
RESOLUTION NO. 05-26
A RESOLUTION OF THE
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMIS-
SIONERS OF GILCHRIST
COUNTY, FLORIDA; MAKING
CERTAIN FINDINGS WITH RE-
GARD TO THE CLOSING OF A
PORTION OF NW 87TH PLACE, A
PUBLIC ROAD IN UNINCOR-
PORATED 'GILCHRIST
COUNTY; CLOSING A POR-
TION OF NW 87TH PLACE WEST


OF US HIGHWAY 129; DISPOS-
ING OF THE ASSOCIATED
COUNTY-OWNED ROAD
SPACE AND/OR RIGHT-OF-
WAY; DIRECTING THAT NO-
TICE OF THIS RESOLUTION BE
PUBLISHED IN THE GILCHRIST
COUNTY JOURNAL; DIRECT-
ING THAT DOCUMENTS AS-
SOCIATED WITH THIS ROAD
CLOSING BE RECORDED IN
THE OFFICIAL RECORDS; AND
PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE
DATE.
WHEREAS, pursuant to Sec-
tions 336.02, 336.09,-336'.10, and
336.12, Florida Statutes, the Gil-
christ County Commission desires
to exercise its authority to close and
abandon a public road within unin-
corporated Gilchrist County, spe-
cifically that portion of NW 87!"
Place west of U.S. Highway 129;
and
WHEREAS, the Gilchrist
County Commission resolved at its
regular meeting on June 6, 2005,
that a public hearing should be held
on July 6, 2005, to, consider the
closing and abandonment of the
above-identified portion of NW 87h,
Place; and
WHEREAS, notice of the public
hearing to be held on July 6, 2005,
has been published once in the Gil-
christ County Journal at least 14
days prior to July 6, 2005, as shown
on the proof of publication attached
hereto as Exhibit A; and
WHEREAS, at the public hear-
ing held on July 6, 2005, the
County' Commission heard evi-
dence regarding. the manner in
which the closing of the above-
identified portion of NW 87' Place
will affect the public health, safety
and welfare;, whether or not access
will be denied to any property by
the vacation of the road. and other
pertinent facts; and
WHEREAS, 'the County Com-
mission specifically\ finds that the
closing of the above-identified por-
tion of N\V 87h" Place:
Will have no adverse impact on
the health, safety and welfare of the
citizens of Gilchrist County;
Will not deprive any person of
'access to ity property;
Will benefit the public by.elimi-
nating the county-expense qf
maintaining the identified, portion
of NW 87 Place; and '
!s supported by all persons for
whom' the identified portion of NW
87th Place could possibly provide
access to their properi.
NO\% THEREFORE. BE IT
RESOLVED B' THE BOARD
OF COUNTY COMMISSION-
ERS OF GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA:
Section I That portion of
N\V ST7'" Place west of U S High-
way 129, a public, county-owned-
road in unincorporated Gilchris
.County, is 'herebN permanenils
closed and abandoned. .-'
Section 2. Pursuant to
Section 336.12, Florida Statutes, all
county-owned road'space and/or
right of wa\ associated \%ith the
Babo\e-identified portion of NW 87"'
Place is hereby surrendered and
shall vest in the abutting fee owners
to the e\tent and in the same man-
ner as in the case of termination of
an easement for road purposes.
Section 3. Pursuant to
Section 336 10, Florida Statutes,
notice of adoption of this Resolu-
tion shall be published once in the
Gilchrist County Journal no later
than 31)0 das after the adoption of
this resolution.
Section 4. Pursuant to
Section 336.10, Florida Statutes,
the proof of publication of notice of
the July 6, 2005, public hearing,
this Resolution, and the proof of
publication of the notice of adop-
tion of this Resolution. shall be re-


corded in the deed records of Gil-
christ County.
Section 5. This Resolution
shall take effect immediately upon
its adoption.,
DULY ADOPTED this 6'h day
of July, 2005.
BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS
OF GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA
MITCHELL GENTRY
CHAIRMAN
ATTEST:
JOSEPH W. GILLIAM,
CLERK
Pub. July 14, 2005b.


NOTICE OF SHERIFF'S SALE
TO: Candance Renforth
3739 S.W. County Road 341
Bell, Florida 32619

1" Credit Union of Gainesville
& Williams, Gautier, Gwynn,
DeLoach & Sorenson, P.A.
P.O. Box 4128
Tallahassee, Florida
32315-4128
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
that pursuant to a writ of Execution,
Instructions for Levy issued in the.
Circuit Court of Gilchrist County,
.Florida, on the 19 day of April,
2005, in, the cause wherein 1"
Credit Union of Gainesville was a
plaintiff and Candance Renforth
was defendant being case number
2000 SC. 001350 in said court, pur-
suant.to the April 26, 2005 instruc-
tions to levy from James E. Soren-
son of Williams, Gautier, Gwynn,
DeLoach & Sorenson, P.A., per
Judgment Lien Certificate filed,
April 8, 2002 and assigned file
number J02000126809, with Can-
dance Renforth as the judgment
debtors, of said court.
I, David P. Turner, as Sheriff of
Gilchrist County, Florida, 'have
levied upon the right, title and in-
terest of defendant, Candance Ren-
forth, in the following described
property, to wit:
1994 Pontiac Grand AM SE -
Se da n 4. D o or
v\in#1GNE5530RM536190. Ti-
tlef#S3519962 and on the 22"' day'
of August, 2005 at the south door,
which is -he side entrance of the
Gilchnri County Courihou-c. in the
Cnt\ of Trenton, Gilcrinst County,
Florida, at' the hour of 11:00 A.M.
or as soon thereafter as' possible, I
will offer for sale all the said de-
fendant's property rn hts, title and
interest in the aforesaid property at
'public outcry and will sell the same
- to the highest and best bidder or-
bidders for CASH, the proceeds to
'be applied as far as. may to the
payment and satisfaction of the de-.
scribed c ecutiiron
DAVIDP. TURNER'
:. ^', :*: .--:. SHERIFF
GILCHRIST COLNT1~
Sf -*. FLORIDA
Pub. June 30, July 7, 14, 21, 2005b,

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE EIGHTH J JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
GILCHRIST COUNTY.
FLORIDA
CASE NO _1-200--CA-41i
MERCANTILE B NK. as Succes-
sor bi Merger to CNB NATIONAL
BANK. a Natiornal Banking Asso-,;
ciarion.
Plaintiff.

ERNEST R. PEACOCK and GAIL
\\. PEACOCK, Husband and.Wife,
CLEATS WARD and JOYCE H
WARD, his wife, and GILCHRIST
COUNTY, FLORIDA, a political
subdivision of the State of Florida.
Defendants.
NOTICE OF PUBLIC SALF'
NOTICE IS HEREBY given that


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Legal

Notices
Continued

the real property located in Gil-
christ County, Florida, described as
follows:
Begin at the SE Corner of the
W 1/2 of the SE 1/4 of Section 3,
Township 7 South, Range 15
East, Gilchrist County, Florida,
and run thence North 70 yards to
the Point of Beginning; Run
thence West 70 yards; thence run
North 70 yards; Thence run East,
70 yards; and thence run South
70 yards to the Point of Begin-
ning, Gilchrist County, Florida.
shall be sold by the Clerk of this
Court, at public sale, pursuant to the
Final Judgment rendered in the
above styled action dated July 5,
2005 at the Gilchrist County Court-
house, in Trenton, Gilchrist County,
Florida, at 11:00 A.M. on Tuesday,
August 16, 2005, to the best and
highest bidder for cash.
WITNESS-my hand and official
seal in the State and County afore-
said this 5'" day of July, 2005.
JOE GILLIAM
Clerk of Couri
(SEAL)
By: Lyndsay Parrish:
Deputy Clerk
Pub: July 7, 14, 2005b.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO: 21-2004-CP-0047
IN RE: THE ESTATE OF
HARRY BURTON GIPPER
a/Ida HARRY'B. GIPPER;
Deceased.
NOTICE TO CREDITORS.
-The Administration of the estate
of HARRY BURTON GIPPER
:a/k/a HARRY B. GIPPER de-
ceased. File Number 21-2004CP-
0047, is pending ini.the Circuit
Court for Gilchrist Counts. Florida,
Probate, Division, the address of
which is. P.O. Box 37, Trenton.
Florida. 32693 The names and ad-
dresses of the personal representa-
ti'e and the personal representa-
tive's attorney are set forth belov
All creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or de-
mands against decedent's estate. in-
cluding unmatured. contingent or
unliquidated claims, on whom a
copy of this notice is served must
file their claims with this court


WITHIN THE LATER OF 3
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF
THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF
THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS
AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE.
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE
ON THEM.
All other creditors of the dece-
dent and other persons having
claims or demands against dece-
dent's estate, including unmatured,
contingent or unliquidated claims,
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.
The date of first publication of
this Notice is July 7, 2005.
Personal Representative
Michael Gipper
8075 Pine Lake Rd.
Delton, Michigan 49046
Attorney for Personal Representative
RONALD W. STEVENS, ESQUIRE
POST OFFICE BOX 1444
BRONSON, FL 32621
FLORIDA BAR NO. 777470
(352) 486-3039
Pub: July 7, 14, 2005b.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA
Case No:.21-2005-CA-028
BILLY. DYER and BETTY L.
DYER, his wife,
Plaintiffs,
vs.
KENNETH E. DUKES and
CARMEN F DUKES: LA VERNE
VAN SKJ\ ER and CAROL -
PAGLIUSO, if living, and if de-
ceased, his or her respective heirs,
administrators and assigns,
Defendants.
SECOND MENDED NOTICE
OF ACTION
TO: CARMEN F. DUKES
Address Linknown
.LA VERNE VAN SKIVER
Address Unknown
CAROL A.PAGLrUSO
6808 N. Slocum Road
S Ontario, New York 14519
AS WELL AS any and ,all
other parties claiming b),
through, under, or against
CARMEN .F. DUKES,
LA.VERNE VAN SKIVER and
CAROL A. PAGLIUSO, or their,
respective heirs, administrators
and assigns, as well as all parties
having or claiming to have any
right, title or interest in the prop-
erty herein described.


YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action to quiet title to the following
property in Gilchrist County, Flor-
ida, to-wit:
Lots 42 and 43, WATER'S
LAKE 2ND ADDITION, accord-
ing to the plat thereof recorded in
Plat Book 1, Page 35, said prop-
_erty being in Section 17, Town-
ship 09 South, Range 16 East,
Gilchrist County, Florida.
(Parcel No. 17-09-16-0522-0000-
0420)
has been filed against you and
you are required to serve a copy of
your written defenses, if any, to it
on CHARLOTTE J. WEIDNER,
Plaintiff's attorney, whose address
is Post Office Box 1354, Bronson,
Florida 32621, on or before August
11, 2005 and file the original with
the Clerk of this Court either before
service on Plaintiffs' attorney or
immediately thereafter; otherwise a
default will be entered against you
for the relief demanded in the
Complaint or petition.
Dated this 6th day of July 2005.
Joseph W. Gilliam
Clerk of Court
(SEAL)
By: Lyridsay Parrish
Deputy Clerk
Pub: July 14, 21, 28, August 4,
2005b:.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE. EIGHTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
GTLCHRTST COUNTY;
FLORIDA
Case No: 21-2005-CA-019
ARMANDA ROBINSON
Plaintiff, .
vs. -
THE ESTATE OF JOHN
WESLEY ROBINSON, his un-
known heirs, devisees, creditors,
grantees, and all other parties
claiming by through and against
him,
and ,
'Robert Van Hagan and Robert Van
Hagan, Jr. as Co-Trustees of the
Robert Van Hagan, Jr. Irrevocable
Trust dated' 7/11/1996, and FCC
NATIONAL BANK. Successor to
FIRST'N TIONAL BANK OF
.CHICAGO. Its successors, assign-
ees, creditors, znd all other parties
claimrin. by. through. under or
against it.
Defendant.
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: JOHN WESLEY
ROBINSON
ADDRESS UNKNOWN
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an
action to Quiet Title as to the fol-
lowing described lands:
Lots one (1), two (2), nine (9)
and ten (10), of Wade and Bell
SAddition to the City of Tren-
ton, Florida, a Subdivision lo-
cated in Section 17, Township
10 South,- Range '15- East., ac-
tordingio- ie 'plal ihereorf'bn
file and of record im Ihe onice
of the clerk of the Circuit
Court of Gilchrist County,
Florida.
TAX PARCEL #171015-
00490012-0010 t& ,171015-
00490012-0090
Filed against you and' you are re-
quired to serve a copy of your
written defenses, if any, on
RONALD W. STEVENS, Peti-
tioner's attorney, whose.address is
Post Office Box 1444, Bronson, FL
32621, on or before July 27, 2005,.
and file the original with the Clerk
of this Court either before service
on Plaintiff's att6rrie or immedi-
ately thereafter; other ise a detault
will be entered against you for the
relief demanded in the Complaint.
WITNESS my hand and the ,eal
of this Court on June 28, 2005.
DANNY J. SHIPP
Clerk of Court
:(SEAL)
By: Lindsay Parrish
Persons with disabilities re-
questing reasonable accommoda-
tions to participate in this proceed-
ing should contact (352) 374-3639
(Voice TDD) or via Florida Re-
'lay Service 1I (0 9'55-8771.:
Pub: July 7, 14, 21. 2.. 2005b.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT IN AND FOR
GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 2005-CA-00_
C \PITAL CITY BANK, a Florida
banking corporation.
Plaintiff.
vs.
PATRICK D. FINOCCHIO and
JULANENE E. FINOCCHIO. hus-
. band and wife,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF SALE
TO WHOM IT MAY
CONCERN:
NOTICE IS HERE Y GIVEN
that I, JOSEPH W. GILLIAM,
Clerk of the Circuit Court of the
Eighth Judicial Circuit, in and for
Gilchrist Counti, Florida, pursuant


to the Summary Final Judgment in
Foreclosure entered in the above
styled cause, will sell at public sale
the following described property
situate in GILCHRIST County,
Florida, to wit:
LOT NO. 112: A tract of land
situated in Section 9, Township 7
South, Range 15 East, Gilchrist
County, Florida, said tract of
land being more particularly de-
scribed as follows:
Commence at the Northwest cor-
ner of the aforementioned Sec-
tion 9, Township 7 South, Range
15 East, for a point of reference
and run N 88030'00" E., along
the North line of said Section 9, a
distance of 40.00 feet; thence run
S 01o43'27" E., parallel with the
West line of said Section 9, a
distance of 2,021.89 feet; thence
run N 88o14'45" E., a distance of
559.54 feet to the True Point of
Beginning; thence. continue N
8814'45" E., a distance of
150.00 feet; thence. run S
01026'18" E., parallel with the
East line of.the NW 1/4 of said
Section 9, a distance of 295.41
feet; thence run S 8814'45" W.,
a distance of 150.00 feet; thence
run N 01o26'18" W, parallel with
said East line, a distance of
295.41 feet to the True Point of
Beginning.
SUBJECT TO' AND
TOGETHER WITH a public
utilities easement over,,under and
across the Southerly .7.5 feet of
.the above described land.
ALSO TOGETHER WITH a
non-exclusive easement for in-
gress, egress, and public utilities
lying within 33.00 feet of and on
both sides of the follow, ing de-
scribed centerline
Commence at the intersection of
the West line of the aforenien-
tioned Section 9,.Township 7
South. Range 15 East v ih the
Northerly right of way line of
State Road No. S-138 (80 foot
right of way) for a point of refer-
ence and run N 88 14'45" E.,
along said Northerl\ right of way
line, a distance of 1.379.59 feet
to the True Point of Beginning of
said centerline. easement lines
will be lengthened or shortened
to begin on said Northerly right
f ,. \a line: thence run N
Sr01'26i' W parallel with the
East line of the N\W 14 of said
Section 9, a distance of 623.82
feet; thence iun S 8814'45 W., a
distance of 1.38_,.71 feet. to the,
Vest line of said Section 9 and
the tertrminus of said centerline,
easement'lines i% ill he lengthened
and shortened to terminate on
said West line.
LOT NO. 113: A tract'of land
situated in Section 9, Township 7
South, Range 15 East, Gilchrist
County, Florida, said tract of
-J' land being more particularly de`.''
',/ scribed as follow s. ,. ,
Commence at the Northwest cor-
ner of the aforementioned Sec-
tion 9, Township 7 South. Range
S15 East, for a point of reference
Sand run N 88030'00" E., along.
the North line of said Section 9. a
distance of 40.00 feet; thence run
S 01043'27" E., parallel with the
West line of said Section 9, a
distance of 2,021.89 feet; thence
run N 88o14'45" E., a distance of.
409.54 feet to the True Point of
Beginning; thence continue N
88014'45" E., a distance of,
1.50.00 feet; thence 'run S
I-2': 6'18" E., parallel with the:
East line of the NW\ 1/4 of said
Section 9, a distance of'295.41
feet; thence run S 88- 1l4'45" W.,
a distance of 150.00 feet; thence
run N 01026'18' W., parallel
,v,n h said East line. a distance of
295.41 feet to the True Point of
Beginning.
SUBJECT TO AND
TOGETHER WITH a public
utilities easemr ent o er.' unde-r,
and across the Southerl\ 7.5 feet
of the aboe-described tract of
land.
ALSO TOGETHER WITH. a
non-exclusive easement for in-
gress, egress, and public .ilmes
lying within 33.00 feet of and on
both sides of the tillol mng de-
scribed centerline: "
Commerce at the intersecton of
the \\est line of ihe aforemen-
tioned Section 9, Township 7
South, Range 15 East with the
Northerly:right of way line of,
State Road No., S-138 (80 foot
right of way) for a point of refer-
ence and run N 88: I-'45" E,
along said Northerly right of way
line, a distance of 1.379.59 feet
to the True Point of Beginning of
said centerline. 'easement lines
will be engihened oi .shortened
to begin on said Northerly right
of way line; thence run N
0126'18" W,, parallel.with the' -
East line of the NW 1/4 of said
Section .9,; a distance of 623.82
feet; thence run S 88014'45" W.,
a distance of 1,382.71 feet to the
West line of said Seciton 9 and
the terminus of said centerline,


easement lines will be lengthened
or shortened to terminate on said
West line.
LOT NO. 119: A tract of land
situated in Section 9, Township 7
South, Range 15 East, Gilchrist
County, Florida, said tract of
land being more particularly de-
scribed as follows:
Commence at the Northwest cor-
ner of aforementioned Section 9,
Township 7 South, Range 15 East
for a point of reference and run N
8830'00" E., along the North line
of said Section 9, a distance of
40.00 feet; thence run S 01o43'27"
E., parallel with the West line of
said Section 9, a distance of
2,612.71 feet to the Northerly right
of way line of State Road No. S-
138 (80 foot right of way); thence
run N 88014'45" E., along said
Northerly right of way line, a dis-
tance of 406.59 feet to the True
Point of Beginning; thence continue
N 88014'45" E., along said North-
erly right of way line, a distance of
150.00 feet; thence run N
01026'18" W., parallel with the
East line of the NW 1/4 of said
Section 9, a distance of 295.41 feet;
thence run S 88014'45" W., a dis-
tance of 150.00 feet; thence run S
0106'18"'E., parallel with said East
line, a distance of 295.41 feet to the
True Point of Beginning.
TOGETHER WITH a 1999
Home, Double Wide Mobile
Home, I.D.#'s FLHML3A259Y
and FLHNML3B259Y, Title Nos.
'69030i41 and 76903042.
Said sale shall be made to the
highest and best bidder for cash:
pursuant to the Final Judgment en-
tered in [he above styled cause and
will be held at the front door of the
GILCHRIST County Courthouse in
Trenton, Florida, on the T" day of.
August, 2005, commencing at the
hour of 11:00 A.M. .
All interested parties shall be
goterned accordingly by this No-
tice. -
DATED this 6'h dJa, of July,,
2005.
JOSEPH W. GILLIAM
Clerk of ihe Court
(SE \LVU
By: L)nd.a) Parrish
Deputy Clerk
Pub- July 14, 21, 2005b.


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3BR/2BA 7.3 ACRES ON PAVED ROAD
$ 174,900; CR 340 NORTH OF BELL.
CONVENIENT TO GAINESVILLE.
MLS# 749290


1.03 ACRES WITH WELL, SEPTIC, POWER POLE in the Bell area. ....... ..............$ 36,500
MLS # 749345
4 ACRES PLANTED PINES with Santa Fe River access, high and dry................................$ 43,500
Four of these lots available; MLS# 749311 '
3 ACRE WOODED LOT ONE BLK OFF SUWANNEE RIVER in Old Town ...................$ 45,000
MLS# 749310
5 ACRES IN HUNTER'S CHASE FARMS just off paved road. Bell area ...........................$ 79,900
MLS# 749289
5 ACRES ON PAVED ROAD. Choice location on CR 340.............................................$ 81,900
MLS# 749351
10 ACRES ON COUNTY ROAD North of Bell, Established bahia pasture......................$ 120,000
MLS#749288
10 ACRES WITH NICE OAK TREES AND PASTURE. North Gilchrist County...............$ 130,000
MLS# 749287


Member of Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy Board of Realtors and Multiple Listing Service


Hunt's Pest Control, Inc.-
L, GET RID OF: ,.,."''r
Cockroaches Waterbugs German Roaches
Ants and other Household Pests


WE DO TERMITE
INSPECTIONS
Phone 493-1051
493-4772
' We send 'em packing!"


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Custom Built Homes

In the City of Trenton

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$84,900

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GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


'THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2005


Yard Sale "

ESTATE SALE: Antiques Col-
lectibles Depression Glass Ce-
ramics (molds & kilns) Saturday,
July 16, 2005, 9 AM. Akers' Es-
tate, Hwy 26, west from Trentori,
turn right at round BP station go
2.5 miles (look for sign on left).
ltp. 7-14


Lost & Found ;

$1,000 REWARD: Black & tan
Airedale male, 55 lbs., recently
neutered, Newberry road, Gilchrist
County. 352-472-4566.
3tb,7-14-7-28
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(352) 463-7135
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WHEEL TOWN
352-493-2835
Call forDirections 10 Miles
South of Chiefland off 345
'04 Chevy Cavalier, LS, 4-DR, Auto, Air, CD, Loaded,
26K Miles, Bat. Fact. War...... $8,975
'02 Chevy Maiu 4-Deor, auto, air, loaded,
24K Miles.... $8,975
02 DOdge Caravan Sport, fully loaded,
extradp~ KMie......... $10,975
"'02 Ford Focus `yhoo, 4-cf..
ato ,act air CD, 2B miles... $7,975
*02 Ponrac Montana et.. 4-DR van, auto,
arair, CD. loaded, 39K Mile. $12,975
01t HondaAccoal 2-Door EX. sun roof, CD, auto,
a load~, 60 mles... $10,975
t1 Buick Lesabt, O-D r, Custom V-6,
. Fv Loade, 30K Mies..... $10,975
'00 Ols Intrigue 4-Door, V-6, auto,
CD, loaded, 5KMiles,clean.. $7,975
"0o MercuryGrand Marquis, 4-Door, loaded,
50K Miles can.................... $8,975
'00 Chevy Cavalier, 4-Door, auto, air
CD, clean.4K Miles................... $5,975
'98 Chevy 34 ton flatbed, VB, auto,
ract. air, 50K Miles, clean....: $8,575
'98 Olds Regency, 4-Door, leather, fully loaded, -
clean, 50K Miles... $6,975
'95 Lincoln Town Car, fully loaded
clean.................. $3,975

CREDIT UNIONS WELCOME
Warranties Available
FO SL


-FOAN CASTER
LANCASTER


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NEWLY CONSTRUCTED
3BR/2BA on 2 acres, 1 car
garage, lovely porch, open
. floor plan, spacious!
$149,900'MLS# 748807


DWMH on'city lot in
Trenton, 3BR/2BA, rental
income? $45,000 MLS#
748686


CONTRACT PENDING
1996 SWMH on city lot,
SEF (FE A, great rental,
property, $28,500 MLS#
748332


10 ACRES (mol)CR
334, scattered Pecan
trees, $150,000
MLS# 749258


COMMERCIAL .57
acres (mol), excellent
location, $99,900
MLS# 748103


UNIQUE RIVER home
on .73 acres, 2BR/3BA,
large deck and dock.
Beautiful property!
$349,900 MLS# 748800


LOVELY HOME on 1
Acre 3BR/2BA, close to
river; $119,900
MLS#748960


VERY NICE 1998 DWMH
on city lot, 3BR/2BA,
fireplace, $55,000 MLS#
S748687


5 ACRES (mol) CR
341, great home site,
$79,900 MLS#
748918


INDUSTRIAL SITE,
Trenton, 3.2 acres, rare find,
$250,000 MLS#748219


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SWanted To Buy

WANT TO BUY LAND in Gil-
christ County. 954-536-3043, e-
mail: mdm911@netzero.com, PO
Box 772302, Coral Springs, FL
33077.
4tp, 7-14-8-4

REAL ESTATE WANTED:
Cash for your house or land, quick
closing, as is. Call 772-201-1115.
tfnb,3-24
WANTED-TRACTORS: Old,
rusty, broken, ugly, dead, alive,
abandoned. Call Sonny 352-472-
1387 or 352-256-7275, keep try-
ing, thanks.
tfnb,11-6
RETIRED REMODELING
CONTRACTOR: Wanting to
buy homes or mobile homes with
land needing repair, 493-7841.
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Services .

i SAW MILL SERVICES
Custom cutting, your wood or
ours. 352-493-2612.
4tb 7-14-8-4

BOB OSBORNE TREE
SERVICE, INC.: 70 ft. bucket
truck, hydraulic loader truck,
stump grinder. Free Estimates.
Insured. 352-463-9100.
tfnb,5-26

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

UNCOLLECTED JUDGE-
MENT: We can help. No
recovery. No fee. NO Judgment
too big or small. HK and
Associates, 24/7, Call (352)
486-1639.
tfnb,12-9

PRESSURE WASHING,
LAWN MOWING, YARD
CLEANING, AND PAINTING:
Reasonable prices, dependable,
insured and professional.
Shamrock Services, 352-463-1212
day or evening and weekends.
tfmb,ll-ll

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-
ist to assist you in creating a last-
ing tribute to the life of your loved
one


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Services

BAD WATER?
IRON FREE'S own high purity
MANDOX wide-spectrum/triple
action filtration system removes
iron, tannin, sulfur, manganese,
turbidity, bad taste, bad odor. Kills
bacteria. No more stained fixtures,
dingy clothes. Low cost, low main-
tenance, guaranteed. Call today for
FREE WATER TEST. No obliga-
tion. $795 to $1,995. IRON-
FREE Well Water Company,
Inc., Roy Jones, Opr. Mgr. 352-
542-9817 or WILSON HOME
CENTER 352-463-2068. 1-800-
437-1128 ANYTIME.
tfnb,4-28

NAIL GUN SERVICES & RE-
PAIRS: For Bostitch and Senco
Brands. For competitive prices and
quick turnaround call Gilchrist
Building Supply at 352-463-2738.
Located in Bell.


BUILDING- CONTR
CBC017140 Custom hot
on your lot. Precision
ment, PO Box 249, 2
Hwy. 19, Old Town,
8416.


| Help Wanted

VACANCIES
GILCHRIST COUNTY
SCHOOLS

Temporary Teacher Aide
Estimated through June 2006
Trenton Elementary
High school diploma or
equivalent.
Associate of Arts degree or higher,
at least 60 credit hours from an
accredited institution,
or a passing score on an approved
state test required.

Teacher Aide, Kindergarten
Bell Elementary
High school diploma or
equivalent. Associate of Arts de-
gree or higher, at least 60 credit
hours from an accredited institu-
tion, or a passing score on an ap-
proved state test required.


tfnb,11-6 Music/Band Instructor (6-12)
ACTOR: Trenton Middle/High School
mes built Bachelor's degree or higher from
Develop- an accredited institution. Florida
6761 SE certification covering Music.
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MOWER & CHAINSAW
PARTS: Stihl, .Husqvara, Ayp,
Murray, Sears, MTD, Briggs, Koh-
ler, Robin, and Honda. Blades for
most mowers.
Beauchamp Saw Shop
493-4904
tfn, 1-03

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


TIM POWELL EL
New installations and
censed and insured.
#EC13002453. Call (
2155.


The ragged fins o:
fish make it appear t(
ing seaweed.


D. Deen Lancaster
Licensed Real Estate Broker
510 E Wade Street
Trenton, FL 32693

Visit us online at: www.lancasterrealty.biz


NEWLY
CONSTRUCTED 3/2 on
1/2 acre, $115,00.0,
MLS# 748763


BEAUTIFUL 40 acres,
4BR/2BA, pool, hot tub,
workshop, pole barn,
S$750,000 MLS# 749034






CONTRACT PENDING
BEAUTIFUL 5 ACRES'
in gated community,
Homes Only, $80,000
MLS# 749155


2.38 Acres, Homes
Only, great location, close
to town, $55,000 MLS#
749315
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Instructor, ESE
Bell High School
Bachelor's Degree or higher from
an accredited institution,
Florida certification covering ESE.
Instructor Pre-K
Special Needs
Bell Elementary,
Bachelor's degree or higher from
an accredited institution. Florida
certification covering
Pre-K and ESE.

Instructor, Gifted Education
Bell Elementary School
Bachelor's Degree or higher from
San accredited institution.
Florida certification covering Gift-
ed Education.


Speech/Language Pathologist
,ECTRIC: (K-12) District-wide
repairs, li- Bachelor's Degree in Speech/
State Reg. Language Pathology/
352) 463- Communication Disorders
From an accredited educational
tfnb,11-25 institution. Florida certification in
Speech/Language Pathology and/
F the frog or licensure in
o be float- Speech/Language Pathology.


Substitute Teachers
High School Diploma or
SEquialent Contact ihe Disinct
Oti'ce for an uapplicatton rird
more information.

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 $1.30 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.


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BEAUTIFUL 1.70 acres
(mol), 3BR/1.5 BA home.,
12x38 FL RM, 2 car garage.
$149,900MLS#748665


REDUCED
VERY NICE 3BR/2BA
DWMH on city lot, income
potential $45,000
MLS#748333


CONTRACT PENDING
10 ACRES in Bell,
secluded, shade trees
$100,000,MLS#
749299


4 CITY LOTS .18ea.,
mobile homes or
homes, $12,500
MLS# 749003


BUY,
SELL


Fand
S" SUCCEED
with
5 ACRES, well, septic & LANCASTER
power pole, homes or LANCASTER
mobile homes, $80,000 REALTY
MLS# 749229


Visit our website at
www.lancasterrealty.biz for more
photos and listings!
SMember of the Multiple Listing Service and Board of Realtors for Dixie, Gilchrist & Levy Counties


a Help Wanted }
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School Psychologist
District-wide
Master's Degree from an
accredited institution.
Certification covering
School Psychology.

Obtain and submit application to:
Gilchrist County School District,
310 NW llth Avenue,
Trenton, FL 32693
(352) 463-3200.
Application may be downloaded
at: www.gilchristschools.org/
Personnel.htm#application

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. 7-14

HELP WANTED: Duct mechanic
& installer, no experience needed.
Call 463-2380.


Woodland 4

SCraft Signs

Vinyl Letters

Custom Graphics,

S463-7135


LAKE CITY
CBMMBIII Y CBLEEE
PART-TIME POSITIONS
Adjunct Instructors Needed
Begi ing August 22,2005
ANATOMY and PHYSIOLOGY: Requires
Master's degree with 18 graduate hours in
discipline. Day and night instructors needed.
Contact: Paula Cifuentes @ 386-754-4260 or
e-mail: ciftentesp@lakecitvcc.edu
MATHEMATICS:
SCollege Level Math Instructors for College
Algebra & Math for Liberal Arts'
Requires Masters Degree with 18 graduate
hours in discipline. Day and night instructors
needed.
* Preparatory 1'_ ..1 t li ir. iU 4,.0:.iM. r '1 _-..
Requires Minhs ....': -r' C'.
and night instructors needed.
Contact: Paula Cifuentes @ 386-754-4260 or
e-mail: ciAventeso@lakecitycc edu
TEACHER PREPARATION ACADEMY:
Requires Master's degree with 18 graduate
hours in Education. Must have been teaching in
a school district within last two years. National
Board Certification preferred.
Contact: Tracy Hickman @386-754-4324 or
e-mail: hickmant@lakecitvcc edu
PATIENT CARE ASSISTANT PROGRAM:
Part-time instructor for clinica/ltab 200 hours
total, 9/6-10/21/05. Must have FL RN license
and 2 years recent experience in acute orlong
term care. (1 Position)
Contact Robbie Carson at
carsonr@lakecitvcc edu or (386) 754-4304.

Clerical Position
STAFF ASSISTANT I: This is a part-time
temporary clerical position in the Library
working at the circulation desk on evenings and
Saturday. High school diploma or equivalent
with 2 years clerical experience. Computer,
verbal and reading skills necessary. $8.98 hr.
Application deadline: July 21, 2005.
Applications available on web at:
www,lakecitvcc.edu
Persons interest in adjunct positions must
submit a College application and should provide
photocopies of transcripts. All foreign
transcripts/degrees must be submitted with an
official translation and evaluation.
Gary Boettcher, Human Resources
Lake City Community College
149 SE College Place, Lake City FL 32025
Phone: 386.754.4314 Fax 386.754.4594
LCCC is accredited by the Commission On
Colleges of the Southemr Association of
Colleges and Schools. VP/ADA/EA/Eo
College in Education & Employment


Jim King Realty, Inc.
Realtor MULTIPLE LSTIN SERVICE
Main Office- (352) 493-2221-
315 N. Main Street (US-19),'Chieflahd, FL 32626
Fanning Springs Branch Office (352) 463-6144 or 542-0009
S 17871 U.S. Hwy. 19, Fanning Springs, FL 32693
I- I Suwannee Branch Office- (352),542-9007
EQUAL HOUSING 23382 SE 349 Hwy., Suwannee, FL 32692 I
OPPORTUNITY E-Mail: jkingre@svlc.net or www.jimkingrealty.com. REALTOR


PLANTATION STYLE HOME -
Lovely 3 BR/2 BA Southern Beauty
nestles among century old live oaks.
Over 3,000 sq, ft. of living area with
large open front and real screened
porches. 30x60 pole barn, dog ken-
nel & runs, horse stable. Over 28
acres of pasture & woods. Secluded
& private. Too many features to list.
Must see. $575,000. (LR-749228-D)
Call 493-2221.






PEACEFUL QUIET RETREAT,
with privacy, just outside the Town of
Suwannee. This 3 BR/2 BA DWMH in
excellent condition is on 2 lots (.48 ac.)
with pond frontage and on a cul-de-
sac! One mile to river and just 2 miles
to boat ramps located only 5 minutes to
the Gulf of Mexico. This is the perfect
location for your getaway, and afforda-
bly priced! Call now to schedule an ap-
pointment to see. $139,900. (DW-
748056-JM) Call 542-9007.


BEAUTIFUL HOME on 1.6 acre
(mol) on paved street. House has
been remodeled with carpet and ce-
ramic tile flooring, cedar and cy-
press walls, wood cabinets and fire-
place. Exterior features a metal roof,
fenced yard, workshop, and a patio
to relax on. Close to schools, shop-
ping, only minutes to the Suwannee
River, approximately 30 minutes to
the Gulf of Mexico. ***SHOWN
BY APPOINTMENT ONLY***
$143,500. (DR-749346-JW) Call
463-6144 or 542-0009.


3 BR/2 BA doublewide on beautiful
landscaped lot, carport, storage
room. On paved street near Manatee
Spring. $59,500. (LMH-748613)
Call 493-2221.


Call Us Today!


SHelp Wanted

FL DEPT. OF AGRICULTURE
- NOW ACCEPTING APPLI-
CATIONS for seasonal positions
as peanut inspection aides and
samplers in Trenton. Call 800-
782-3240 ext. 261. Leave your
name and number, and specify
Trenton.
2tb,7-14-7-21

COOK Evenings, 10 AM 6
PM. Experience necessary, must
be willing to learn healthcare food
service. Apply in person at Ayers
Health & Rehab Ctr., 606 NE 7th
St., Trenton or fax resume to: 352-
463-7710, Attn: Alice.
ltb. 7-14

CERTIFIED TEACHERS need-
ed for Math/Science/PE/Foreign
Language/English/Reading. FT/PT
positions available. Send resumes
to New Hope Charter High
School, P.O. Box 2102, Chiefland,
FL 32644 and call 490-6690.
3tb, 7-14-7-28
IMMEDIATE HIRE. Driver
with CDL class A or B, clean
record. Willing to travel. Housing
& transportation provided. 813-
988-0220, ext. 100.
2tb, 7-14-7-21

DRIVERS AND OWNER/
OPERATORS: Southeast runs
only. Top earning, great benefits,
CDL-A. 1 year OTR experience
www.seminoletransport.com. Re-
cruiting 800-274-4110.
ltb. 7-14

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tfnb,7-14 vails, liberty is secure.
-Noah Webster


Help Wanted :

ADMINISTRATIVE DIREC-
TOR: Pure Water Wilderness, the
Dixie, Gilchrist, Levy Tourism
Development Board is seeking a
full time Administrative Director
to prepare quarterly deliverables
and reports; write grants; manage
payables, receivables, bank ac-
count, Board meeting minutes and
staff the office. Qualifications in-
clude college degree or experience
in a field relating to nature based
tourism. Starting salary is
$20,000-$25,000 per year. Submit
resume, statement of qualifica-
tions, recent employment experi-
ence and list of contact persons to
Mark Gluckman, Chairman, Pure
Water Wilderness, PO Box 214,
Trenton, FL 32693.
2tb, 7-14-7-21
SMALL ENGINE TECHNI-
TIAN needed for lawn & garden
center. Must have experience. Call
Gilchrist Bldg. Supply 463-2738,
ask for Clinton.
tfnb,7-7
FULL TIME YARD POSITION
available at- Gilchrist Bldg. Sup-
ply. Call 463-2738, ask for Jeff.
tfn. 7-7
PROFESSIONAL DRIVERS:
$1,000 new hire bonus for experi-
enced drivers! Call about dry bulk
and flatbed positions at our New-
berry terminal. 866-300-8759.
2tb, 7-7,7-14

Committee-a group of men
who keep minutes and waste
hours.
-Milton Berle


W/olfard

S realty, inc.

Licensed Real Estate Broker- O o g tA
P.O. Box 546 Bell, Florida 32619 O386-935 0243

2 ACRES ON SUWANNEE RIVER across from The Cove Restaurant. 360
(+) feet ofriverfront. Complete with 4" well, septic tank & Power services.
$149,500.
SUWANNEE RIVER HOME Beautiful 200' of riverfront south of Branford,
1+ acres of land in Lafayette County. $177,000
10 ACRES ON THE SUWANNEE 510' of riverfront, beautiful woods, quiet,
secluded and private. Complete with in-ground septic tank, 4" well, power,
buildable and in good motor boating area one mile north of Santa. Fe,
$399,000.
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.
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.
GRE.AT LOCATION BETWEEN GINNIE & BLUE SPRINGS 1.34 acres
c:.numercaL're-idenujl ion ?-4 6@ Spnng Ridge 210:' of Hwy frontage. $39.500.
2.5 ACRES ON HWY-129 NORTH OF BELL Nice wooded properrs. good
l.:. a h,.mc r .%. bu-'r'c-: I'.icat,,:r, $55,000. -
SLOTS NEAR SANTA FE RIVER AND OUT OF FLOOD PLAIN Adja-
cent to state lands, all buildable in homes only area, convenient to boat ramps
and private park. A fantastic investment opportunity!. All 5 lots for only
$99,000 firm.
** CALL US ** for a good buildable lot with a septic system permit on the
Suwannee & south of Branford for a price below $80.000.

Visit our website at www.wolfordrealty.com




L. Frank Grant Realty


L. Frank Grant
LIC. REAL ESTATE BROKER
216-A N. Main St., Trenton, FL 32693
352-463-2817 FAX (352) 463-2479 EOPPORUN
Ifgrealty@bellsouth.net


REALTOR


916 SW 2nd Avenue Trenton, FL


3 BR/1.5 BA on city lot. CBS home remodeled, new
metal roof, painting, new carpet, city water, sewage
and paved street. MLS#749307. Price $150,000..,

5 Acres NW 30th Street Bell






Wooded, rolling, zoned for home/mobile home.
MLS#748339. Price $75,000.

716 SW 2nd Avenue Trenton








3 BR/1.5 BA CBS home, 1,040 sq.ft., A/C, carport.
Price $120,000.

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THURSDAY, JULY 14, 2005 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Fifteen


SHelp Wanted ]

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


. For Rent .

2 BR/2 BA M/H: Sun Springs
area, $400 per month. Call 317-
8163.
2tb,7-14-7-21


2 Real Estate ,

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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Real Estate

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.
tfnb,8-12
12 ACRES ON SR 337 Highway
frontage in Gilchrist County,
$240,000. Call 606-202-1776.
ltp,7-14
FOR SALE Retail storefront
property in downtown Trenton.
Three buildings on Main Street.
Call 352-463-7135.
tfn,6-30
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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storage, recreation area underneath home. Half acre. Public boat ramp
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CORNER ACRE wooded, within city limits, no impact fee, Bell,
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nut trees. Next to town park. Pole barn with electric and water. 2 BR/1
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for buyer's intended use. Conditional use permit application submitted
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LARGE, SPACIOUS FRAME HOME IN TRENTON: 5 BR/3 BA: Over 3,000 sq. ft. under roof for plenty of living space, with 'in-
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over 1,800 sq. ft., with attached 2-car carport & workshop, on landscaped 150x75 tract tract in quality area of town...under con-
tract...$114,900.
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AFFORDABLE FRAME HOME IN NE TRENTON: .2BR/1BA: Perfect for first-time home buyer (including SHIP program candi-
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tract..$59,900
Reduced (From $49,900)-STURDY CB-BUILT HOME IN GAINESVILLE: 2BR/1BA: Solidly-built h6me on wooded, fenced lot, con-
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or email for more details...Contract pending, may consider backup...$44,900.
-- MANUFACTURED HOMES ON THE MARKET --
WELL-KEPT M/HOME ON LANDSCAPED ACRE IN NO. GILCHRIST: 3BR/2BA: 1996 24X44 Manufactured, in quality condi-
tion, on 1.04-acre tract (nice mix of trees/open space), with board fencing in front. Located north of Bell, with quick access to US 129 &
CR 340... $79,500.
NEWER, WELL-KEPT MANUFACTURED ON ONE ACRE: 3 BR/2 BA: Spacious 2002 27x56 double-wide home-site, on wooded
one-acre tract near to SR-26 in East Gilchrist. Property is a foreclosure, and is being sold in 'as is' condition, but most every item'at home-
site is in quality condition--call or e-mail for further info...Contract Pending...$72,900.
MANUFACTURED ON ONE ACRE NEAR RIVER AT WANNEE: 2 BR/1 BA: Cozy single-wide home-site on 7 lots at Wannee
(could have space for 2nd home-site), with inside furnishings, three outbuildings, close to Suwannee boat ramp & more...Contract Pend-
ing...$31,500.
-- ACREAGE/LOTS/WATERFRONT READY FOR HOME-SITES --
NEW LISTING-WOODED 2 ACRES IN NORTH DIXIE CO.: Located close to CR-340 west of Rock Bluff, near to the Suwannee &
Guaranto Springs, ready, for new built or manufactured home-site...$27,500.
RIVERFRONT ACREAGE, READY FOR HOME-SITE WEST OF BELL: Well-landscaped 5-acre tract, with wood/wire fencing for
horse/livestock, along with well/septic/power/outbuildings, all ready for a new home-site. Property has 180' of frontage along the Suwan-
nee, close to Rock Bluff/CR-340 bridge...$269,900.
40 WOODED SECLUDED ACRES IN NORTH GILCHRIST: Square 1320x1320 tract, secluded & isolated for privacy yet close to
amenities in'Bell, perfect for those seeking country woods, call office for details...$215,000.
20 WOODED, SECLUDED ACRES NORTH OF BELL: Be back to nature for this 660x1320 tract, lots of natural woods & not many
neighbors; located close to Gay Road off US-129...Contract Pending...$119,900.
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-26 in
East Gilchrist. High ground, lots of woods on property, has potential for nice home-site for new Owner..Contract Pending...$39,900.
TWO LOTS FOR HOME-SITES NEAR WILLISTON COUNTRY CLUB:2 separate .25/acre tracts, amongst nice home sites for new
ownerss, close to US 121 for work/leisure drive... under contract...$28,500 (each)
TWO 2.25-ACRE TRACTS IN NORTH DIXIE COUNTY: Side-by-side 2+ acre properties, both have mature large pines & other trees
to surround for new home-sites; located near to both CR-351 & 349... under contract...$25,000 (each).
WOODED ONE-ACRE TRACT IN NORTH GILCHRIST: A 1.04-acre property, ready for new built or manufactured home-site, lots
of trees for some privacy, located north of Bell off both US-129 & CR-340...Contract Pending...$16,500.
--Call or e-mail our office/agents for more information on any other property currently available in the Gilchrist/North Levy/Dixie
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GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


THURS DAY, JULY 14,,2005


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THURSDAY. JULY 14, 2005


Hurricane Dennis
Raises Water Levels
And Floods Coastal
Areas Of North
Florida
(Continued from Page One)
degree that Hurricane Dennis
has.
The Fanslers decided to stay
in the Seabreeze to pump out
water from the ground floor bar
area. After the windows, which
were installed in 1985, were
broken from the swell of water
they quickly gave up the
pumping effort and retreated to
the top story to ride out the
storm.
The Levy County Emergency
Management Director Mark
Johnson increased the storm
surge estimates for Levy County
to five to six feet above high
tide. Mrs. Fansler said it seemed
more like eight feet to her. She
said they opened the front doors
to the restaurant to let the water
pass through. An earlier
forecast from the National
Weather Service predicted two
to four foot flooding over high
tide levels.
S.R. 24 was also closed due
to the surge for about four hours
on Sunday afternoon. The water
washed over the highway
between the first bridge going
into the island community and
the number three bridge. The
local grocery store along with
an auto parts business were


The Gilchrist County boat ramp near Hart Springs is soon to be fully covered by the
Suwannee River. This ramp, under average conditions, has the river eight to ten feet lower
than this.


flooded as well as several other
businesses including the post
office.
Dennis also tremendous
flooding in Yankeetown. Six to
eight inches of water were
found onf the downtown streets.
Magnolia, Riverside and
Hickory Avenues were all
closed because of flooding
along with County Road 40A.
During the flooding Levy
County Emergency
Management worked with Dr.
Jerry Nash to open up several


churches for Comfort Areas.
Citizens in flooded areas could
go to Otter Creek Baptist
Church, Rosewood Baptist
Church and the Community
Center in Inglis to receive food
and water. The Levy County
Emergency Management Office
and the Levy County Sheriff's
Department used area TV
stations and several radio
stations to inform the citizens of
the expected flooding from the
hurricane.
Another result of Hurricane


Dennis and the abundance of
water it brought was the closing
of the Lower Suwannee
Wildlife Refuge. All roads in
the refuge are flooded and there
has been damage to several
fishing piers.


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Spring Ridge Fire
Captain Is Florida
Fireman Of The Year
(Continued from Page One)
Captain Don Alexander, with
the State Firefighter of the Year
Award.
Captain Alexander was
hosted by the American Legion
at the Doubletree Hotel as part
of the award and was invited to
the Commander/President's
Banquet on Friday night. He
was accompanied by his wife,
Margot and they were joined in
Orlando by their son, Scott Stur-
rup, who works with the Orange
County Sheriff's Office.
Jamerson-Sheffield Post 91 of
the Florida American Legion is
proud to have sponsored Cap-
tain Don Alexander of the
Spring Ridge Volunteer Fire
Department of Gilchrist County
as part of the Post 91 Law and
Order program in our commu-
nity.
Submitted by Wayne Gravely
for Jamerson-Sheffield Post 91
Commander, Shelby McKinney.


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New Study Shows
Forestry Is Biggest
Segment Of Florida
Agriculture
In a new study that reveals
the changing face of Florida ag-
riculture, University of Florida
researchers say the forestry in-
dustry now has the biggest eco-
nomic impact on the state -
eclipsing citrus, vegetables and
ornamentals in terms of output.
Annual output or sales impact
in the forest products industry
exceed $16.6 billion, creating
133,475 jobs, with $7.5 billion
in value-added personal and
business income, and generating
more than $581 million in local,
state and federal taxes (exclud-
ing income taxes), said Alan
Hodges, an economist in UF's
Institute of Food and Agricul-
ture Sciences, or UF/IFAS.
"Citrus is the crop most peo-
ple associate with Florida, and
the state still leads the nation in
citrus production, but our study
indicates forestry is now the
economic heavyweight in the
state's $67 billion agricultural
and natural resources industry,"
he said.
By comparison, the output in
the fruit and vegetable industry
is approximately $12.8 billion,
generating 125,000 jobs and
$437 million in taxes, according
to the most recent data sources.
The environmental horticulture
or "ornamentals" industry -
which includes production of
landscape plants, flowers, foli-
age, turfgrass and associated
landscaping services generates
$8.9 billion in output impacts in
Florida.
While forestry has a bigger
economic impact on the state,
environmental horticulture still
generates more jobs 154,205 -
than forestry in Florida, he said.
Environmental horticulture also
is the fastest growing segment
of agriculture in the United
States, and Florida is ranked as
the second largest production
state in the nation.
Hodges, who studies the eco-
nomics of Florida agriculture
with David Mulkey, a professor
in the UF/IFAS food and re-
source economics department,
said other faculty contributed to
the report on forestry. They in-
clude Janaki Alavalapti and
Douglas Carter, associate pro-
fessors in the UF/IFAS School
of Forest Resources and Con-
servation.
The forestry industry is con-
centrated mainly in North and
Central Florida, with more than
16 million acres or 25,000
Square miles of forests, repre-
senting nearly half of the state's
land area, Hodges said. Forests
in Florida are managed to pro-.
duce a variety of wood and fiber
products, with about 650 mil-
lion cubic feet of wood har-
vested annually.
Forests also support outdoor
recreational opportunities for
residents and millions of visitors
to the state, providing important
non-market environmental
services such as biodiversity,
water recharge and mitigation of
global climate change by ab-
sorbing carbon dioxide from the
atmosphere, Hodges said.
The growth of the Florida
forestry industry mirrors that of
other states in the southeastern
United States, where forestry is
now the leading agricultural
commodity.
"The success of the industry
in Florida aiid the Southeast is
also driven by the fact that large
tracts of forest land are privately
owned, while forests in the
western part of the nation are
largely on public lands,"
Hodges said. "In many cases,
state and federal restrictions on
publicly, owned lands govern
the amount of logging that can
take place, particularly in old-
growth forests, which accounts
for the decline of the industry in
the West."
Hodges and Mulkey also es-
timated the values of recreation
and tourism in their study on the
Florida forestry industry.
While tourism is the largest
and most well-known sector of
the Florida economy, forested
landscapes provide environ-
mental amenities that support
this industry, particularly for the
growing eco-tourism market,


Hodges said. Visitors spend
about $47 billion annually,
which translates into an overall
economic impact of $117 bil-
lion.
Various surveys indicate that
more than half of Florida visi-
tors engage in some type of na-
ture-based activity during their
visit and 19 to 33 percent of all
travel and tourism in the south-
ern United States is linked to
outdoor recreation, he said.
"Using the more conservative
19 percent figure, we estimate
that outdoor recreation in Flor-


ida has a total economic impact
of at least $22.3 billion annu-
ally, creating 332,000 jobs,"
Hodges said. "And some share
of this can be attributed to forest
ecosystems."
He cited U.S. Fish and Wild-
life Service data showing that
wildlife-related recreational ac-.
tivities including hunting,
fishing and wildlife viewing -
account for total expenditures in
Florida of an estimated $6.05
billion. He said the figure in-
cludes money spent on fuel,
-lodging, and meals. as well as
recreational equipment such as
boats and guns. "While not all
wildlife-related recreational ac-
tivity is directly attributed to
forest resources, most of the
recreation, hunting and wildlife
watching takes place in forested
ecosystems," he said.
In addition to these commer-
cial and recreational use values
associated with forests in Flor-
ida, there is an array of non-
market environmental services
that are important to recognize,
although they may be difficult
to measure.
These non-market environ-
mental services include surface
and ground water storage, puri-
fication of air and water, miti-
gation of droughts and floods,
stabilization of climate, genera-
tion and preservation of soils,
decomposition of wastes, cy-
cling and movement of nutri-
ents, provision of wildlife habi-
tat and maintenance of
biodiversity. Hodges said
"Florida forests absorb or "se-
quester" about 5.8 million tons
of carbon from the atmosphere
every year, which helps reduce'
the effects of global warming.
Using the figure of $5 per ton,
this positive environmental im-
pact is worth about $29 million
annually."
The study, "Economic Im-
pacts of the Forest Industry in
Florida, 2003" is available on
the UF's Electronic
Document Information Source
(EDIS) website at
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/>.


Are You Sure You
Want To Eat At Your
Desk?
By Terry Buchaus
A new study has concluded
that your office computer key-
board and telephone harbors
400 times more bacteria than the
average toilet seat. The study
went on to say that "for bacteria,
a desk is really a laptop of lux-
ury. They can feast all day from
breakfast to lunch and even din-
ner." The study concluded that
unless desks, computer key-
boards and telephones were
wiped clean with a disinfectant
during the day, bacteria levels
continued to climb higher and
higher, peaking after lunch.
The findings of the study
went on to say that surfaces in
personal work areas in offices
and cubicles had higher bacteria
levels than surfaces in common
areas. Telephones ranked #1 for
office germs, followed by desks,
water fountain handles, micro-
wave doors and computer key-
boards. What I found amazing
was toilet seats consistently had
the lowest bacteria levels of 12
surface areas tested in offices.
A major way to combat the
spread of illness in your office
would be to wipe down your
desk, telephone and computer
keyboard at breast twice a day
with a disinfecting wipe. Using
disinfectant wipes instead of a
rag or paper towel can stop the
spreading of the bacteria from
one surface to another. There
are several disinfectant wipes on
the market today which can kill
99.9 percent of germs that cause
flu and bacteria such as staph
and salmonella, found in kitch-
ens and bathrooms.
Something the study did not
mention, which most counselors
have in their offices, are pens or
pencils used by a number of cli-
ents everyday. I would also
wipe these items down several
times a day.
I've been in many offices in
programs around the state and I
have been somewhat disgusted
by how dirty some keyboards
are, to the extent that I could
barely make out the letters on
the keys and since I am a "hunt


and peck" typist, I need to be
able to see the letter on the keys.
I would like to think that if
we all practiced disinfecting our
offices daily it would help re-
duce the number and severity of
illnesses experienced in our of-
fices and programs throughout
the state, because, who wants to
be sick?

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