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Serving Gilchrist County and Surrounding Area for over 76 Years



Phone (352) 463-7135 Fax (352) 463-7393 P $20.00 A Year In Tri-County Area(Gilchrist,
Vol.76- No. 43ellsouth.neTrenton, Florida 32693 Thursday, February 15,2007ce 5Dixie& Levy Counies),$24.00therArea


Police Chief Finds Officer Wright

Did Not Use Excessive Force In

Dealing With Trenton Resident
FDLE To Conduct Investigation February 14th


Ulrica Diamond, Kara Cannon, Mindy Cannon and Sarah Money along with Jenny and Paige Norton-
Aronowicz and 'Charity Ware performed and interpretive dance to "Think of Me" at Thursday's Evening
at the Arts.


Third Annual Evening
Of The Arts Proved To
Be Another Hit
by Anna Wild and Cindy Jo Ayers
Thursday, February 8th was a great
night for all of the families who came
out to the Bell Middle/High School
Evening of the Arts held in the Bell
Elementary School Cafeteria. The
students from the Bell Band along
with the Band Boosters did a fabu-
lous job decorating the caf6. As the
tUV.: entered the\ \ere greeted at
tie door and the ladies %ere glen a
flower at that point everyone knew
they were in for a very, special eve-
ning. The music began as the guest
were served dinner. Petello's Fine
Italian Cuisine Restaurant in Tren-


ton assisted with the meal by pre-
paring lasagna and bread sticks. Ms.
Lisa Boutwell, treasurer of the band
boosters prepared the spaghetti with
meatballs, and salad. The meal was
delicious and the desserts that were
made by the Band Boosters were ab-
solutely amazing.
Guests enjoyed relaxing music
as they ate, they also enjoyed sev-
eral very talented young singers who
sang several songs, including Court-
ney Akins, Jessica Smith and Alyssa
McElroy performed. The talent of
Tony Ash, Josh Ash, Matt White and
Cody Hart impressed the audience as
the performed "Kiss the Girl." Mindy
Cannon, Sarah Money, Kara Can-
non, Charity Ware, Ulrica Diamond,
Jenny and Paige Norton-Aronowicz


performed a very elegant dance, set
to the music of "Think of Me."
Bell High Principal Ronda Parrish
said, "We have a lot of extremely tal-
ented students here, it was wonderful
to see them shine." Once again the
Bell Middle and High School instru-
mental artists showed their true abili-
ties as they performed for a crowd of
over 200 attendees. Todd Eckstein
Bell Band Director and his students
workedd tirelessly for the past two
months to bring this fine performance
It the community, Mr. Eckstein who
has been the Bell Band Director for
the past four years thanked the per-
formers and those who attended the
event and explained, "These skills are

(Continued to Page Seven)


ACLU Challenges Religious Display

Of The 10 Commandments In Front Of

The Dixie County Courthouse


The American Civil Liberties
Union of Florida filed a lawsuit Tues-
day, February 6th, in federal court,:
challenging the constitutionality
of a governmental display of a Ten
Commandments monument erected
in front of the DWi Counr\ Court-
house. The suit is bng brought by
the ACLU ofF lon on behalf of its
members. ,
The six-ton grate monument was
endorsed by the Dixie County Com-
mission early in 2006 after a resident
questioned whether the "Board is
bold enough" to have the monument
erected on the courthouse steps, ac-
cording to minutes from the January
19th, Commission meeting. It also
includes the large inscription at the
base, of the monument to "LOVE
GOD AND KEEP HIS COMMAND-
MENTS." The county attorney of-
fered to defend any lawsuits pro
bono, the Commission agreed, and
the monument was placed on the


County Courthouse steps in Novem-
ber, 2006.
"Government does not have the
right to tell Americans which God
to worship," noted Howard Simon,
Executive Director of the American
Civil Liberties Union of Florida.
"The Ten Commandments are an
important part of the Judeo-Chris-
tian religious tradition and should
be read from the pulpit of churches
and synagogues but the Constitu-
tion prohibits the government from
endorsing religious messages such
as this one. In addition to the com-
monly held secular commandments
about murder, stealing, and honor-
ing one's mother and father, the Ten
Commandments also include strictly
religious statements."
S"The question is not whether the
Ten Commandments embody the
right teachings; rather the question is
who is the right teacher politicians
(Continued on page


FDOT To Hold Public
Meetings To Discuss
SR 26 Improvements
The Florida Department of Trans-
portation will hold Public Meetings
in Newberry, Tuesday, February 27
and in Trenton on Thursday, March
1 to discuss transportation improve-
ments with the public to SR 26 from
US 19 in Fanning Springs to CR 26A
in Alachua County.
The Newberry meeting will be held
in the Municipal Building at 25420
W. Newberry Road. This meeting
will begin at 4:30 with FDOT
staff and consultants available
to show maps and drawings
and discuss specific issues that
the public has in relations to the
proposed road improvements.
At 6:30 p.m. the FDOT will make a
presentation after which the public
(Continued on Page Eighteen)


by John M. Ayers
Trenton Police ChiefW. L. Smith
Jr. announced Monday afternoon that
police officer Rodney Wright did
not use excessive force in removing
Trenton resident Roy Shearin from
an area in Shearin's backyard that the
officer deemed was too close to the
active fire.
Chief Smith's Internal Investiga-
tion is a result of Mr. and Mrs. Shea-
rin filing a complaint involving Of-
ficer Wright that he used excessive
force in dealing with Roy Shearin to
remove the 73-year-old man from the
backyard of his home where a stor-
age building was burning on Satur-
day, February 3, 2007.
Chief Smith conducted the in-
vestigation, which began with him
communicating with Mr. and Mrs.
Shearin that reside at 407 S.W. 4th
Avenue.
The Shearins reported that Officer
Rodney Wright entered the backyard
area where Roy Shearin was holding
his garden hose spraying water on the
grass and a kerosene tank that was up
next to his home. Mrs. Shearin re-
ported that her husband heard some-
one say, "Step back," but he stayed
there spraying water. Mrs. Shearin
told the Trenton City Counsel Mon-
day night that the officer grabbed
the hose her husband was using and


snatched it. At that time the water was
reported to have gotten the officer
wet. The police officer was reported
to have snatched the hose' away from
Mr. Shearin, cutting the 73-year-old
man's hand at the time. Mr. Shearin
was reported to have been! grabbed
by the arm, thrown to the ground and
asked if he wanted to be shot with the
officer's Taser weapon.
Chief Smith reported that Officer
Wright responded to a structure fire
at 407 S.W. 4th Ave. Upon arrival the
officers saw large flames approxi-
mately 20-25 feet in the air. Officer
Wright walked to the south side of
the house and observed several by-
standers watching the fire by the
fence at the back of the house. The
officer asked the bystanders to back
up so they would not be injured. The
officers saw David Alvarez standing
in the dog pen at the west end of the
house holding a garden hose water-
ing down the end of the house. On the
north side of the house Investigator
Cordasco and his stepson Jason Dris-
col were using garden hoses spraying
water on the house in an attempt to
keep the fire from spreading. Officer
Wright asked Alvarez to back away
from the fire and the chief reported
that the resident did so.
Chief Smith noted that Officer
Wright noticed,that when Mr. Al-


varez put the water hose down, Mr.
Shearin picked up the hose and start-
ed to spray water on the fire.
The officer then went and advised
Mr. Shearin to drop the hose and
back up as well so he would not be
hurt. Officer Wright reported that due
to the heat of the fire and a wire that
went from over Mr. Shearin's head
to the burning structure, the officer
didn't know if it was an electric line.
In fact, later it was learned the wire
was an electric service wire connect-
ing the house to the shed that was
fully engulfed in flames.
Chief Smith reported that Mr. Shea-
rin refused to obey Officer Wright's
request to back up and when the offi-
cer went to pull Mr. Shearin away by
the arm, Mr. Shearin snatched away
at least two times: Chief Smith's in-
vestigation reported that Mr. Shearin
then struck the officer with the water
hose that he was holding. When Mr.
'Shearin swung the hose at the officer,
Mr. Shearin fell to the ground. The
investigation report indicated that
the officer then asked Mr. Shearin if
he wanted to go to jail and when he
still didn't comply with the officer's
request, the officer asked Mr. Shearin
if he wanted to be Tased.
During the investigation, at no time
did any of the witnesses state that the
(Continued to Page Eightteen)


Trenton Commission To Establish

Advisory Committee And Revise

Downtown Redevelopment Plan


by John M. Ayers
The Trenton City Commission
agreed Monday evening that the ap-
pointment of an advisory committee
and the revising of the Downtown
Redevelopment Plan would be the
way the board should go at this time.
Trenton City Manager Jered Otten-
wess gave the City Commission a
memo to consider three alternatives
that he presented and asked for the
board to advise him on which way
the Commission was willing to go
from this workshop meeting.
1. Continue with the plan as it is.
2. Re-write the plan entirely to in-
clude different improvements that
can be .made with the Community
Redevelopment Fund. Hold addi-
tional workshops to discuss'what im-
provements should be made.
3. Amend the plan to include ad-
ditional improvements that can be
made while maintaining the current
items that are already in the plan.
Hold additional workshops to dis-,
cuss what additional improvements
should be included specifically and
reformulate the plan.
Commissioner Tim Kinsey ex-
plained that he would like to see an


advisory committee to further deter-
mine what the community is in sup-
port of. The Trenton native said that
he would like to see people like Mr.
Wilbur Bush who has been coming
to the meetings be involved on the
advisory panel to bring additional in-
formation to the Commission. "I am
afraid to borrow a lot of money to go
into debt to further expand the cur-.
rent downtown redevelopment plan,"
Kinsey explained..
Commissioner Glen Thigpen, "I
am in favor of keeping the scope of
Main Street of the plan to further
consider the construction of cross
walks and this type of improvement.
I am in favor of Alternative 3 that
would allow us to revise the plan and
move forward at the same time." He
also spoke in favor of the Advisory
Committee that would allow both
residents and business property own-
ers to be involved in giving further
information for -the Commission's
consideration.
Commissioner Arlene Wills also
spoke in favor of the Advisory Com-
mittee and the consideration of Alter-
native #3. Trenton attorney David M.
Lang explained to the board that this


is a workshop meeting and the board
can agree in principal and ad ise the
City Manager to take action, but the
board should not take action regard-
ing a motion or vote.
. Mayor Pete Randolph told the audi-
ence of an estimated 20 residents and
property owners attending the meet-
ing that the City Commission first ad-
opted the Downtown Redevelopment
Plan in 2002. We need to revital-
ize the downtown area or it will die,"
Mayor Randolph explained.
The City Manager introduced Car-
ol \Westmoreland, the Executive Di-
rector of the Florida Redevelopment
Association. Commissioner Arlene
Wilks asked Ms. Westmoreland what
communities the size of Trenton do to
revitalize their downtown area? "You
have a cute downtown area. You have
a tremendous opportunity to build up
downtown Trenton since the devel-
opment, of SR 26 is drawn to a stall
with the Department of Community
Affairs problem. This is really the
challenge that a lot of communities
your size are facing," she explained.
You have to do as much as you can
with the Community Redevelopment
(Continued to Page Two)


Gilchrist Residents
Become C.E.R.T
Certified
by Anna Wild
On Tuesday, February 6th, twelve
individuals from Gilchrist Countyr
graduated from' the first Commu-


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nity Emergency Response Team
(C.E.R.T.) class in 10 years. These
individuals have been trained in first
aid, fire support, search and rescue,
and terrorism reaction to assist pro-
fessionals in the event of emergen-
cies. They are also trained to assess
a situation to determine if additional
aid is needed in their area. Each team
member will be responsible for main-
taining an area in and around their
residence. They can help their com-
munity prepare for a known emer-
gency such as hurricanes, and will be
available in the event of unforeseen
emergencies. These individuals are
not firemen or law enforcement, but
they have received basic education
in several areas in which emergen-
cies occur. For this reason they will
also receive continuous education
and participate in simulation drills to
keep their skills sharp. The evening
of the graduation the class was learn-
ing additional first aid skills and the
JROTC from Bell High School had
graciously volunteered to come and
act as victims.
C.E.R.T. is state sanctioned and
teams are set up throughout the entire
state. This response team program
is under the Division of Emergency
Management and in Gilchrist County
(Continued to Page Eighteen)


The first Community Emergency Response Team (C.E.R.T.) to graduate in 10 years in Gilchrist County. These individuals have decided to
extend their education in an area which can help not only themselves but other in the Community.









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THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 15, 2007


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Comments
By: John M. Ayers

February 15 marks the beginning
of a one-month closure of the
Recreational grouper season in
Federal waters of the Gulf of Mexico.
This closure will be in effect through
March 15,2007.
I recently returned from going
offshore to depths of 60 feet where
we were searching for reef species.
We not only caught some grouper,
but several small Amberjack as well
as 1 keeper.
As we went from spot to spot,
we saw more sea turtles than I can
recall seeing on a single trip. On one
occasion early in the morning, we
rode up on a floating turtle that was
over 6 feet in length. This turtle had
no apparent flaws in its flippers, or
fishing line or other material around
its neck, that showed signs of what
might have killed it.
We saw sea turtles as small as a
basketball and several over three feet
long. The heads of many of the larger
turtles were the easiest to see as well
as the crest of their shells
On this trip the weather was cool
as the water temperatures were
identified as a cold 57 in deep water.
During the day the water warmed to
600_offshore. .l~ :. .'.
When--we returned to the mouth
of McGriff Channel, the water
tempered ies' iHa S"'opped to "7'
again. As we reached the beginning of
the channel markers in the Suwannee
River- the water temperature had


warmed to a surprising 63.
I am in hopes by mid March when
the grouper season in Federal waters
opens, the water temperatures will be
in the high 60s and the bait fish will
be scattered all over the near shore
grassy flats.


Letter To The Editor:
Is It A Hazard Or A
Safety Concern
I wish to speak my feelings about
our Police Officers of Trenton. As
you know of the incident that hap-
pened to a Senior citizen of Trenton
on February 3, 2007, in his own yard.
One of the City Policemen for no le-
gal reason attacked the man who was
already in a very stressful situation
trying to save his home from a fire
that had broken out in his workshop
close to a kerosene tank against his
home.
He was bruised up badly, thrown to
the ground and then threatened to be
shot with at aser weapon. The man
still does not know why he was be-
ing attacked by the officer. Does this
mean that all of us Senior citizens
should be afraid of the Trenton Po-
lice officers?
We are already deeply concerned
about our safety. Now we have to
be concerned about the ones that are
supposed to watch out for our safety
and protect us. This makes me feel
that we would be better protected by
our Sheriff's Department than by a
City Police Department.
A concerned Senior
Citizen of Trenton,
/s/ Annie Summers Lee


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Streetwise
By Lauren Rudd
Throughout the year I receive
requests for a repeat what has now
become a traditional Valentine's
Day column on how the fairer sex
can best tackle Wall Street. For
the men reading this, what follows
might encourage you to help that
special lady in your life become
more proficient in dealing with the
suspender crowd.
Let us start with the irrefutable
hypothesis that every woman needs
to establish her own investment
portfolio, a portfolio that she manages
single handily using a deep discount
brokerage firm.
To see why, consider these
gruesome statistics. Women reaching
the age of 65 can expect to live for
an additional 25 years. That means
they have a better chance of outliving
their financial resources than their
male counterparts.
It gets worse. Twenty percent of the
female population will never marry.
For those that do marry, half will
divorce. Within the first year after a
divorce, a woman's income usually
drops by an average of 30 percent.
Failing divorce, 75 percent of
all married women are eventually
widowed. Among those widows,
many will find they are suddenly
living at or near the poverty line,
despite the fact that about 80 percent
were doing fine before their husbands
died. That is a grim prospect to say
the least.
The good news is that I have
interviewed countless numbers of
women who have established and
maintained their own portfolios
utilizing a long-term investment
horizon. Just as important was their
ability to resist the entreaties others,
generally men, to change their course
of action.
Yet, even the best of intentions.
sometimes go astray. For example,
statistics indicate that the average
woman who' saves''itts''itide about
1.5 percent of her income. That is
not enough'. Iremotmt'endvkhd most
experts agree, that everyone who
earns a wage should put aside no less


Gilchrist County Junior
Cattlemen's Association
To Hold Cake Auction
The newly formed Gilchrist County
Junior Cattlemen's Association will
hold a Cake Auction after the Cat-
tlemen's Steak Dinner on Thursday,
February 15. The Steak Dinner and
Auction will be held at Trenton Ele-
mentary School with the dinner start-
ing at 7 p.m.
The proceeds from the cake auc-
tion benefit the young people of our
county who are members of the Ju-
nior Florida Cattlemen's Association.
The Jr. Florida Cattlemen's Associa-
tion is open to those 21 and under,
who are non-producers and want to
serve as an essential part of Florida's
cattle industry. The members of the
Jr. FCA hold ranch tours, meetings
and discuss current issues facing the
cattle industry.


Life's Barnacles
(Kent Heaton)


There is something to be said about growing older. For
most it is a time of emergent wisdom and maturity with'the
passing of years. The mind settles deeper into life long
truths learned from the school of adversity. Youth's fleeting
moments of yesterday dim in the passing of time. While the
process of age increases an awareness of life's charities there
are other things that begin to hinder and clutter the mind,
body and soul. These matters'are much like barnacles found
on the keels of ocean-going ships.
Barnacles are salt-water shellfish which fasten
themselves to objects under water. They are found on wharf
piles, rocks, turtles, whales and ship bottoms. Barnacles
must be scraped from the keels of ships periodically or they
will reduce the speed of the vessels. It is in the adult stage of
life these crustaceans become hard and fasten themselves in
characteristic lime like boxes to objects. Life brings on its
own barnacles that begin to hinder and slow our progress as
children of God. The most recognized is the aging process.
Solomon described the challenges of growing older in
Ecclesiastes 12. The normal course of life with its dimming
eye sight, feeble motions of the body lacking strength,
grinders few, sleepless nights, fear of heights and voice
weak with age are burdens that slow us down. These
barnacles can hinder our spiritual growth as we believe our
effectiveness has diminished. There is still much for older
saints to do for the Lord. Older men and women need to
share their wealth of knowledge with the young (Titus 2).
Moses was eighty years old when he lead the people out of
Israel; Daniel served his Lord diligently well into his
eighties and probably nineties.
Often we allow the weight of spiritual concerns to
distract our simple, faith in God. With age come the battle


scars of yesterday's struggles and tomorrows disquieting
chasms that must be crossed. Have you sat in worship
services finding it difficult to enjoy the simple pleasure of
youthful devotion clouded by the myriad of problems to be
solved; needs of brethren; sorrow at lost souls; personal
challenges; answers to rid life of the barnacles that hinder
and slow our progress? Of all that Paul endured as an apostle
of Jesus Christ he wrote: "Beside those things that are
without, that which cometh upon me daily, the care of all
the churches ...If I must needs glory, I will glory of the
things which concern mine infirmities" (2 Corinthians
11:28-30). Paul had barnacles.
As with ships that travel the vast oceans of our world, our
lives are filled with the accumulating barnacles of the
challenges of life. Some we must scrape away to help our
journey. Those who care for, spiritual matters will be
burdened with the care of the Lord's work. It is hard to
imagine the spirit of Paul caring for "all the churches" but he
accepted those things and slowed little in his work for God.
Like Paul, we should never slow in our work for the
Kingdom of God.
Barnacles will multiply through the infirmities of life,
challenges that test our faith and increased love for the work
of Jesus Christ. The joy of the Christian is to know that one
day God will take all our barnacles away "And God shall
wipe away all tears from their eyes; and there shall be no
more death, neither sorrow, nor crying, neither shall there
be any more pain: for the former things are passed away"
(Revelation 21:4). As renewed ships we will sail into the
safety of God's harbor to dwell with Him through the eternal
ages. Until then sail on barnacles and all.


Trenton Church of Christ
463-3793 502 Northeast 7th Street Trenton, Florida 32693


Please Visit www.trentonchurchofchrist.com


Email kerux@bellsouth.net


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Lotto Drawing:
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than 10 percent of his or her gross
income each year.
Do not write to me telling me that
you cannot do that, or that it "hurts"
too much. I can assure you that
spending your golden years at the
Golden Arches will hurt a lot mote.
Women also have a tendency to
invest in safe, insured money market
accounts and certificates of deposit,
or low yielding bond funds. I urge
you to reconsider such a course of
action. I advocate that anyone under
the age of 65 should entertain keeping
no less than 85 percent of his or her
portfolio in equities.
Assume that you are going to set
up a stock portfolio, if you do not
already have one, and that you will
add to that portfolio on a regular
basis. So which stocks should you
buy? Bookstore shelves sag under the
weight of mighty tomes attempting to
answer that question.
We can slice through the Gordian
knot and simplify the answer. Out of
the nearly 9,000 public companies,
you want to invest in 15 to 30 blue
chip industry leaders with a history
of producing profits and dividends
year after year. One of the best places
to look for investment ideas of that
nature is in the Dividend Achievers
Handbook, published by Mergent
(800-342-5647).
Ladies, if someone asks you what
you want for Valentine's Day, forget
the chocolate. Instead, jot down a few
stock symbols, hand it to him and say,
"These have fewer calories."
You can write to financial columnist
Lauren Rudd at 5 Gulf Manor
Drive, Venice, Fl. 34285 or email at
LVERudd@aol.com. Prior columns
are available at RuddReport.com.


Trenton Commission
To Establish Advisory
Committee And Revise
Downtown
Redevelopment Plan
(Continued from Page One)
Association funds to involve and le-
verage the businesses to revitalize the
growth in the downtown area, the di-
rector pointed out.
Mayor Randolph asked Ms. West-
moreland if she had seen the City of
Trenton Downtown Plan and what
did she think of the plan? You have
to have an eye-popping direction that
draws attention and businesses to
show that the City of Trenton is mov-
ing to revitalize the downtown area,
the director explained. Mrs. Westmo-
reland explained that the City of Mt.
Dora ise.p prime example ofdo% ntou n
ied T".clpi e 11%. liIl(he business
district and private development has
riatll &a' actt/eeofe in ei ng a
partner in the Downtown Redevelop-
ment Plan. She went on to say that
Chipley, Florida is another example
where the City of Chipley has teamed
up with Washington County and the
Chamber of Commerce to dd a beau-
tiful job of revitalizing the downtown
area in Chipley.
Carol Westmoreland explained to
the Commission that the downtown
area is the heart of the community.
You must first revitalize the down-
town area and get it thriving with
business before the other arteries of
the community can begin to expand
with the same type growth, she ex-
plained. "The City Commission needs
to partner with the county in moving
forward to plan for the revitalizing
of this part of the City of Trenton,"
she added. "The City Commission is
the body that makes the decision on
where to spend the CRA funds." She
urged the board to take advantage of
their opportunities and step forward

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and revitalize the downtown area.
When the Mayor opened the meet-
ing for Public Comment, Alan Hast-
ings stepped to the podium to address
the coiimission. "I purchased'al'ouj d
in the City of Trenton earlier this year
and have invested $40,000 in this
home." "I think the City of Trenton
needs to identify and improve some
other areas of the community to re-
pair the drainage, roads and other
existing problems with some of these
CRA funds." Hastings explained that
the intersection of SR 26 and NE
10th Street should be identified as the
worst drainage problem in the com-
munity. Hastings agreed to serve on
the Advisory Committee to revitalize
the City of Trenton.
Trenton business property owner
Paul Redd also explained that the
entire City of Trenton has more ur-
gent needs for the funds from the
CRA program to be spent in areas
other than just the downtown. Redd
also agreed to serve on the Advisory
Committee.
Trenton resident John Satara asked
the board what the committee would
do involving the downtown redevel-
opment plan? He also asked if the
.committee would have any say in


ments to any recipe she tries. Never
the less I think this is pretty near the
Ivy House recipe.
It's true, in 1967 or so I was only a
kid. But I was a kid who was up to my
ears in 4-H; I was a bonafide member
of County Cousins 4-H Club that was
made up of some great kids. Fact is,
nearly all of them are still near and
dear to my heart even today. We all
had a real bond because in those days
we had a club that was the stuff. Each
year at Rally Day we took home the
trophy that was presented to the best
club in the county.
Anyway 4-H Rally Day was where
I first tasted the following recipe.
My'good friend Karen Usher White
whipped up the recipe as part of her
demonstration. Guess what, after all
these years when I finally remem-
bered where I had tasted the dressing.
I called my mother to ask if by chance
she still had the recipe and bless her
heart she had it filed away.
Over the weekend I made the reci-
pe for salad at the big birthday) supper
and my girls really liked it.
If you've never eaten at the Ivy
House in Williston you should give
it a try. The Ivy House is a real good
place to eat and a wonderful place to
go with your girlfriends.

2 tablespoons mustard
2 tablespoons mayo
1/3 cup sugar
1/2 cup evaporated milk
Put all ingredients in mason jar and
shake well.
The dressing will thicken up after
it sets about 15 minutes. Store in re-
frigerator.


how the CRA funds would be spent
in the downtown area?
City attorney David M. Lang ex-
plained that the committee would be
-an advisory group that ouild meet
and follow the guidelines of the Flor-
ida Stnshine Law.'The'City of Tre n-
ton would advertise when and where
the voluntary 'committee meetings
would be held. The'advisory com-
mittee would conclude and make a
recommendation to the Commission
involving the CRA program.
Clyde Forbes addressed the Com-
mission and told the board that the
City needs to have additional lights
installed in the downtown area as
well as at the Northwest community
park. Clyde Forbes also agreed to
serve on the Advisory Committee.
The City Commission requested
the City Manager to solicit volunteers
to become involved with the Adviso-
ry Committee. The board explained
that 10 or more members on this Ad-
visory Committee would be a good
working committee. Commissioner
Glen Thigpen asked that the City
Commission have an opportunity to
review the Advisory Committee's
agenda before their first meeting.


AMERICAN LEGION AIRS


JAMERSON-SHEFFIELD
POST 91
P. O. Box 559
TRENTON, FLORIDA 32693
352-463-1501
MEETS: 3RD THURSDAY


NEWBERRY
POST 149
P. O. Box 1
NEWBERRY, FLORIDA 32669
352-472-6125
MEETS: 1 ST TUESDAY


American Legion Airs
Thursday, February 15, is the regularly scheduled meeting at Post 91. The meeting
will be preceded by an all you can eat donation spaghetti dinner. Come out for dinner
and stay for the meeting. The Post meeting will begin at 7:00 PM.
Next month, the American Legion will be eighty-eight years in continuing service to
America. All Posts generally have some type of celebration for this event. Post 149 will
have a covered dish dinner on March 6 at 7:00 PM to celebrate the Legion Birthday.
Plan to attend and bring a favorite dinner dish to share.
I was going through some files at home and I ran across the newspaper clipping I
saved about George Cole, the Department of Florida's Firefighter of the year for 2000.
The write-up spoke of the efforts of Mr. Cole in building the Fire Station at Spring
Ridge, and those that worked with him at this Volunteer Fire Station. Then, just five
years later, Fire Captain Don Alexander was the Department of Florida's Firefighter of
the Year 2005. When we think of heroes in our midst, the Volunteer Firefighter comes to
mind, along with other volunteers that work to keep us safe, like the men and women of
the Crime Watch Patrols. The community should recognize the efforts put forth by these
volunteers every day to keep our community safe.
As one volunteer firefighter said before, "Just bring some cold Gatorade or water to
the fire scene for the firemen to drink when the fire is out." The firemen don't have the
time to stop and pick up a bottle or two on the way to the fire, and sometimes the Crime
Watch is there to keep the roads clear for the rescue crews. Remember these heroes in
our midst, too.
Keep our Armed Forces in your thoughts and prayers each day' and here at home,
watch over our Legionnaires, veterans, widows and the families of those called to active
duty in service to America, helping out however and whenever we can.
For God and Country,
Wayne Gravely,
American Legion Post 149


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Last Tuesday, my dear husband
John, bless his heart, had a birthday.
Not just any birthday but the BIG 5-
0. We postponed the big celebration
until the weekend. J's birthday is
Thursday of this week so we all got
together to celebrate the boys' birth-
days together over dinner Saturday
night.
I must say since young J. was turn-
ing 23 'and John was celebrating his
50th birthday, Old John had to take a
great deal of kidding. Our Adam our
son-in-law made several references
to John climbing on his Little Rascal
scooter and coming to the dinner ta-.
ble. He also took it on the chin about
now being too old to remember any-
thing or, see anything. The evening
was filled with laughter and most of
it was at John's expense. I must say a'
good time was had by all.
It sure was nice for John and I to
have our children and their spouses
all gathered at the table again. Even
though it was notmy BIG 50th birth-
day I got the benefit of having every-
one together.

It was about 1967 the first time I
tasted the following recipe. Then a
few years ago while eating a salad
at the nearly famous Ivy House Res-
taurant I kept thinking I've eaten
this salad dressing before. Now, no
doubt Mrs. Hale who owns the Ivy
House has changed the recipe a bit.
I'm pretty sure she doesn't put two
tablespoons of mustard in her dress-
ing I'm guessing she only uses one
tablespoon of mustard. Knowing how
good of a cook Mrs. Hale is I'm sure
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"Through humor, you can soften some of the worst blows that l
And once you find laughter, no matter how painful your situation
you can survive it."







HAPPY VALENTINES DAY


BRITTANY S KATELYN MATHI!



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PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF TRENTON RESIDENTS
RE* CLEANING OF WATER TANK
FEBRUARY 22, 2007 9 A.M.-1 P.M.
The City of Trenton will be getting the Water
cleaned on Thursday, February 22, 2007 be
the hours of 9:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. We st
recommend discretion in use of water during this
You may notice a decrease in water pressure or in
cases have no water. Please prepare accordingly
Share sorry.for any inconvenience .this may cause.
have any ,,questions, please call 463-4000, ext
Pub.February 8 &15,2007

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-, Eric and Pam Sanders of Bell are
-. pleased to announce the engage-
ment of their daughter, Debbie Sand-
ers, to Ryan Moore of Ash Grove,
Missouri.
M.' They will be married February
." 17th, 2007 at 7:00 p.m. at the Americ
Inn in Republic, Missouri.
Ryan and Debbie will live in Ash
Grove, Missouri.

So lcaidls
Happy Birthday wishes to Ran-
dy Loy, and J. Ayers on February
1- 5th; Darren Mikell, Daniel Perry-
.:. an, Glen Miller, Stephanie Archer,
Adam Langford, Larry Rogers, and
Tyler Beckham on February 16th;
Leona Harris, Pete Belanger, Ronnie
Smith, and Curtis Phillips on Febru-
ary 17th; Lyle Home, Sr. on Febru-
ary 18th; Elizabeth Douglas, Jessica
Davis, and Jean Troke on February
ife delivers. 19th; Beulah Davis, Jerry Perryman,
n might be, Tiffany Ozment Wood, Mike Pruitt,
and Jessica Sandy on February 20th;
Bill Cosby Chelsey Phoebus, Bernie Powers,
Tonya Light, Betty Home, Wade
Wilkerson, Dottie Thornton, Von-
nelle Langford, and Lillian Herndon
on February 21st.
Happy Anniversary wishes to Mr.
and Mrs. Tim Langford on February
16th; Mr. and Mrs. Carlie Weaver
and Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Bennett on
February 17th; Joe and Kim Morales
S and Mr, and Mrs. Maxie Clark on
February 18th.

Card Of Thanks
Thank You!
It is a blessing to live in a com-
munity where neighbors come
together to help each other when
there is a need. That outpouring
of support was shown this past Fri-
day when members of the commu-
nity pulled together a benefit to help
Willy Coarsey and his family. It
takes a lot of people to put together
an event of that magnitude and we
want to thank everyone that took part
in the planning, preparation, delivery
Sof meals, and cleanup. Thank you to
Akins Bar-B-Q for helping us out in
a pinch when the community support
STank was so generous that we ran out of
Atween meat. Thank you to every person
that came and supported Willy by
wrongly purchasing a meal.
Time. If you were not able to come or if
Some you were unaware of Willy's medi-
cal condition and you would still like
y. We to give you can go to any local Capi-
If you tal City Bank and donate to William
304. Coarsey's account. Thank you again
for making this such a.great place to
live.
Michelle Carter



ifts Ombudsman Council
Holds Monthly Meeting
The North Central Florida Long-
Term Care Ombudsman Council
will hold its February 2007 monthly
meeting on Thursday, February 15th,
at Haven Hospice of North Central
Florida, 4200 NW 90th Blvd. The
meeting will commence with an open
\' session at 12:30 p.m. All interested
parties 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
?ts made up of local ombudsman whose
goal is to improve the quality of life
and care of residents of long-term
facilities, including nursing homes,
es assisted living facilities, adult family
care homes, and skilled nursing units
urs: in area hospitals.
m 5pm Individuals may call 850-595-8013
S- 12pm or e-mail wildel@elderaffairs.org.
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Alfred and Bessie Pope will cele-
brate their 50th anniversary with a re-
ception at Mt. Carmel Baptist Church
in Lake City.
The reception will be held on Sun-
day, February 18, 2007, from 2:00
p.m.-4:00 p.m. hosted by their daugh-
ter, Tamra Pope.
Alfred is a native of Trenton and
lived here until moving to Lake City
in 1956.
All friends and relatives are wel-
come. No gifts please.


Marriage Applications
Filed In Gilchrist
County
Gary Greg Roberson, date of birth,
9/7/1982, and Holly Elizabeth Fon-
tenot, date of birth, 4/30/1980, both
of Bell.



Marriages Recorded
In Gilchrist County
Robert Ray Dewees, date qf birth,
1/9/1989, and Kassie Leighana Hold-
er, date of birth, 9/30/1989, both of
Trenton, were married on February 3,
2007, in Trenton by Jessie E. Taylor,
notary public.
William Louis Smith, date of birth,
5/9/1972, of Chiefland, and Ke-
sha Danielle Bowers, date of birth,
3/23/1981, of Trenton were married
on February 4, 2007, in Chiefland by
Pastor Elder Irene Wells.


Gilchrist County
Woman's Club News
Our February meeting was a great
success with over 30 members in at-
tendance. The program was put on
by the Finance Committee chaired
by Gwen Walden. We had a first this
month. Four new members joined.
They were sponsored by Ann Fergu-
son, June Kopf, Marsha Rankin and
Karen Philman. Each sponsor was
awarded a heart pin for bringing in a
new member.
Diane Schweder was our guest
speaker. She brought in an assortment
of quilts she has done. They were
beautiful and everyone enjoyed see-
ing them. We still have a few History
Books. They carn-be .purchaed.:at the
Board of Elections office in the court
house or Hair Performance Salon on
Route 129. Our next fundraiser will
be a large rummage sale at our club
house on March 27,2007. If you have
anything you wish to donate you can
drop it of on the 27th of March.
Oonagh DeNezza
Publicity


Kenny R. Luzader and Sherry Hayes

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Ms. Sherry Hayes of Fanning
Springs, along with her parents, John
and Marlene O'Brien of Sumner,
Illinois, wish to announce her en-
gagement and approaching marriage
to Kenny R. Luzader of Fanning
Springs.


The wedding is planned for July 7,
2007, with a reception immediately
following at the Bell Community
Center.
Invitations will be sent.


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TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY

INFORMATION
This form answers some common questions taxpayers have concerning Tangible
Personal Property. In addition, it provides information that will help you file an accurate
and timely tax return.

Questions Most Frequently Asked About Tangible Personal Property


Q. What is Tangible Personal Property?
A. Tangible Personal Property is everything other than real
estate that has value by itself. It would include things such as
furniture, fixtures, tools, machinery, household appliances,
signs, equipment, leasehold improvements, supplies, leased.
equipment and any other equipment used in a business or to earn
income.
Q. Who must file?
A. Anyone in possession of assets on January 1 who has either
a proprietorship, partnership, corporation or is a self-employed
agent or contractor, must file each year. Property owners who
lease, lend or rent property must also file.
Q. Why must I file a return?
A. Florida Statutes 193.052 requires that all tangible personal
property be reported each year to the Property Appraiser's
office. If you receive a return, it's because our office has
determined that you may have property to report. If you feel the
form is not applicable, return it with an explanation. Either way,
the form MUST be returned. Failure to receive a Personal
Property Tax Return (DR-405) does not relieve you of your
obligation to file.
Q. How can I obtain this form?
A. At the beginning of the year a return is mailed to Tangible
Personal Property owners. If you do not get one, contact the
Property Appraiser's Office.
Q. What if I have no assets to report? Do I still have to file a
return?
A. Yes, if you feel you do not have anything to report, fill out
items I through 9 on the return, and attach an explanation of
why nothing was reported. However, almost all businesses and
rental units have some assets to report even if it is only supplies,
rented equipment or household goods.
Q. If I am no longer in business, should I still file the return?
A. Yes, if you were not in business on January I o'fthe taxing
year, follow this procedure:
I) On your return, indicate the date you went out of'business and
the manner in which you disposed of your business assets.
Remember if you still have the assets, you must file on them.
2) Sign and date the return.
3) Have your signature notarized.
4) Mail the return back to this office.
Q. What is an office or field review assessment?
A. When a tax return is not filed by April 1 we are required to
place an assessment on the property. This assessment represents
an estimate based on the value of business with similar
equipment and assets. Being assessed does not alleviate your
responsibility to file an accurate return.
Q. What if I don't agree with the assessed value that appears on
the notice of proposed property taxes that I receive in
August of each year?
A. Call this ollice or come in and discuss the'matter with us. If
you have evidence that the appraised value is more than the
actual fair market value ofyourt property, we will welcome tihe
opportunity to review all the pertinent fhcts.
Q. What if I buy or sell an existing business during the year -
Who is responsible for the taxes?
A. The new ow\er is responsible, however ifl there is
insufficient property to satisfyl the taxes due, lthe owner oil
January I would be responsible ifor the difference. Most title
companies do not do a search of tihe tangible assets of a
business. You should therefore consult your rcaltor, attorney or
closing agent to avoid problems in this area.


HELPFUL HINTS AND SUGGESTIONS
File the original return with this office (with name and
account number preprinted), as soon as possible before
April 1. Be sure to sign and date your return.
Work with your accountant or C.P.A. to identify any
equipment that may have been "Physically Removed".
List those items in the appropriate space on your return.
If you have an asset listing or depreciation schedule
that identifies each piece of equipment, attach it to your
complete return. *
Do not use vague terms such as "various" or "same as
last year".
It is to your advantage to provide a breakdown of
assets since depreciation on each item may vary.
S* Please include your estimate of fair market value and
tle original cost of the item on your return. They are
important considerations in determining an accurate
assessment.
Additional information regarding filing is provided in
the instructional section of the return itself.
If you sell your business, go out of business, or move
to a new location, please inform this office. It will enable
us to keep timely, accurate records.

To inquire for more information about
Tangible Personal Property please contact:
Damon C. Leggett
Gilchrist County Property Appraiser
112 South Main Street, Room 138
Trenton, Florida 32693
(352) 463-3190 1-800-219-3208

Q. What if I receive more than one tax return?
A. All returns must be sent back. If you have more than one
location, the assets of each should be listed separately on each return.
Q. What if I have old equipment that has been fully depreciated and
written off the books?
A. Whether fully depreciated in your accounting records or
not, all property still in use or in your possession should be reported.
Q. Do I have to report assets that I lease, loan, rent, borrow or are
provided in the rent?
A. Yes, there is *an area on the return specifically for those
assets. Even though the assets are asssed to the owner, they must be listed
for informational purposes.
Q. Is there a minimum value that I do not have to report?
A. No, there is no minimum value. A tangible tax return must
be filed on all assets by April 1.
Q. If I rent my furnished home or condo for a few months, do I have to
file a tangible personal property tax return?
A. Yes, since rental activity is of an income producing nature,
you must file a return which lists your personal property. Items that should
be listed include: Draperies, furniture, appliances and any other personal
property included in the rental unit.
Q. Are there deadlines and penalties?
A. The deadline for filing a timely return is April 1. After
April 1, Florida Statutes provide that PENALTIES be applied at 5% per
month or portion of a month that the return is late. A 15% penalty is
required for unreported property, AND A 25% PENALTY IF NO
RETURN IS FILED.


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This is a series of informative and
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Thursday, February 22, 2007

at 6:00 pm

in the Trenton Medical Center Conference Room
located on the left side of the Trenton Pediatric Building.


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Church NewsI

International Evangelist Keith
Hershey To Be At Lighthouse
Word Church


Keith Hershey


International Evangelist Keith Her-
shey, of Mutual Faith Ministries, will
be ministering at Lighthouse Word
Church on Wednesday, February
21st, at 7:00 p.m. Keith's ministry
reaches out to virtually every conti-
nent with the Gospel.
It has often been said that Keith
Hershey's preaching and teaching
has simplicity and humor. His way
of communicating spiritual truths is
very memorable and refreshing.
A nursery will be provided for the
service. Call (352) 493-1554 for
more information, or log onto Keith's
ministry website at www.mutualfaith.
org.


We Welcome You To
Mt. Nebo Baptist Church (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 W orship .................................. 6 pm
Wednesday Evening Services:
AWANA 6:15pm, Youth "JAM" night & Adult Bible Study... 7 pm
Pastor: Rev. Jimmy Corbin
Minister of Youth: Matt Holtsclaw
Church Phone: 386-935-3575
"Committed to Reaching People for Christ"

PINE GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
t 16655 N. W. CR-339 Trenton, Florida 32693 t
352-463-2151
www.pgbcfl.com
Bro. Greg Douglas, Pastor
Bro. Rickey Whitley, Minister of Students
Charles Brock, Music Director
Sunday School/Bible Study.....................9:15 AM
Morning Worship Service.......................10:30 AM
Children's Church.................................. 10:30 AM
Evening Worship Service...........................6:00 PM
Wednesday Night Services: Prayer Meeting,
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Dinner Theater At
McCall's Chapel
The third annual dinner theater will
be held at McCall's Chapel United
Methodist Church on February 17th,
with the meal beginning at 5:30 p.m.
and the theater beginning at 7:00
p.m.
As is custom, the dinner will be
based around pasta, drink, and des-
sert.
The theater this year will have the
theme of love. We take a look at all
forms and types of love with some se-
rious and some humorous moments.
The tickets are $6.00 for adults
and $3.00 for children. Carry outs
are available for $5.00. Tickets can
be purchased from any church mem-
ber. If you desire to purchase your
tickets at the door please call (386)
935-0595 for reservations, as seating
arrangements are limited, but we al-
ways allow for the few who decided
at the last moment.
Come, enjoy an evening of good
food and Christian fun.
McCall's Chapel is located at 7755
South State Road 349, a mile north
of the Dixie County line in Lafayette
County.

Levy Church History
The Levy County Archives Com-
mittee has printed Search for Yester-
day Chapter 28, which covers the be-
ginning history of some Levy County
Churches.
Any.of our 28 chapters can be pur-
chased at the Gilchrist County Jour-
nal, any Levy County Library, Ace
Hardware or McElroy Barber Shop in
Chiefland or by calling Lindon Lind-
sey in Chiefland at (352) 493-4066.

Remember Our Troops
Gilchrist Military
"Pray always," so the Bible says,
as a command for those who believe
that the Creator of the universe does
listen and does answer the heart cries
of those who come to Him. We live in
peace and freedom here in America
because of those who serve, and de-
pend on us here at home to consider
them, especially when we pray; as
we consider the multitudinous jobs
which have to be rendered for our
protection, as well as times of expe-
rienced loneliness for those who are
far away from the familiar and, dear
objects of their affection: mainly
family. So please make it a daily
habit of taking the time, in a quiet
place, to lift up those in service to
our country, especially of those who
names are listed below, for they are
cnes who are the parents; children t ,
grandchildren of where we all live;
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right here in Gilchrist County. (If you
do not see a name of someone you
know that you would like listed, who
is from our County or who is a son or
daughter of a resident, please contact
one of the associates of the Journal.
and let them know.)
Mindy Alford, Clayton App, Kathy
Arrington, Peter Belanger, Steve Cal-
loway, Drew Cheatum, Wayne Chea-
tum, Robert Dean, Dawn Faught, Sgt.
Scott Elmore (Iraq), Jimmy Fletcher,
Jr., Chris Geiger (Iraq), Jon Guzman
(Afghanistan), Brett Hanchey (Iraq),
Sgt. Jeremiah Hauprich (Special
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Joe Hudson, Anne Marie Landrum
(Army), Brian Landrum (Marines),
Heather Langston, Matthew C. Lind,
Rob Long, Katie Lovett, Jonathan
Luchak, Gus Mauldin, Michael
Mayo, Evant McQuiston, T.J. Miller,
Mark Milton, Allen Murray, Stephen
Reed, Aaron Reiss, Mathew Riodan,
Corporal Stephen Roberts, Jr., Sgt.
Curtis L. Ross, T.J. Rush, Lance,
Donna Slayton, Donny Slaton, James
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Ameris Bank To Be
Closed In Observance
Of President's Day
Ameris Bank will be closed on
Monday, February 19, 2007, in ob-
servance of President's Day.
We will re-open for business as
usual on Tuesday, February 20,
2007.
Have a safe holiday.

Gilchrist Soil And
Water Conservation
Board Meeting
The Gilchrist Soil and Water Con-
servation District Board will hold
their regularly scheduled monthly
meeting on Tuesday, February 20,
2007, at 6:30 p.m.
The meeting will be held at Akins
Bar-B-Q Restaurant in Bell.

Greater Chiefland Area
Chamber Of Commerce
Is Hosting An Art And
Open House
The Greater Chiefland Area Cham-
ber of Commerce is hosting an open
hoLe -r ( hietflnd"' historical train
depot on, Wednesday, February 28th,
between ite hours of :00 p.m. and
7:00 p.m. The depot is located in
Trailhead Park at 23 Southeast 2nd
Avenue.
"This is scheduled on the final day
of the art exhibition for Black His-
tory Month showcasing the works of
Carolyn Cohens," said the Chamber's
Executive Director Janet Minor. "It's
available for viewing weekdays from
10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m., but we
wanted as many folks as possible to
get a chance to stop in."
Ms. Cohens, artist and author, will
be on hand to discuss her works.
Refreshments will be sponsored by
Chamber members Nature Coast
Driver Improvement, Subway, and
Tri-County Chiropractic. There is
no charge, Chamber members and
the public alike are invited, and ques-
tions can be directed to the Chamber
office at (352) 493-1849.

Suwannee River Garden
Club News
Several members of the Suwannee
River Garden Club enjoyed a field
trip to Allen Nursery out of Old
Town February 10th. There was such
a large selection of trees and shrubs
making a decision on which ones and
how many was very difficult.
Some of the members will be help-
ing at the Water Celebration being
sponsored by District 5 of the FFGC
to be held at Fanning Springs State


Kaden Eugene Stanley and his baby brother, Grant William Stanley.
cBaby Stanley
On Friday, December 29, 2006, and Audrey Baker of Santa Fe, Tex-
Kaden Eugene Stanley welcomed a as. Aunts and uncles are Seth and
new baby brother into this world. Meagan Maurer, Brittany Baker and
Grant William Stanley was born to Katelyn Baker. Special "uncles" are
Jessie and Amber Stanley at North Cody Hart and Matt White. All are
Florida Regional Medical Center. from Trenton.
Grant weighed eight pounds and His paternal grandparents are
seven ounces and was 20 3/4 inches Carey and Barbara Stanley, Sr., of
long. Roanoke, Virginia. Paternal great-
Grant is welcomed by a large ma- grandparents are Jessie and Dorothy
eternal and paternal family. His ma- Stanley of Roanoke, Virginia. Aunts
teral grandparents are James and and uncles are Mark and Jane Leek
Danette Baker of Trenton. Maternal of Jacksonville, Carey and Bonnie
great-grandparents are Russel and Stanley, Jr., of Orlando.
Carol Buck of Trenton and William Welcome Grant, we love you.


Park Saturday, February 24, 2007.
There will be lots of water informa-
tion, vendors and entertainment.
At the January meeting of the club,
the following officers were elected:
Joan Pryor, President; Linnie Beck,
Secretary; and Maggie Acree, Trea-
surer.
The next meeting will be February
26th, in the building behind the Ca-
dillac Motel in Fanning at 7:00 p.m.


The program will be on "Planting a
Butterfly Garden" by Karen Wyck-
off from the A & K Nursery in Cross
City. She will bring some plants
which attract butterflies.
The public is welcome. Come and:
bring a friend. For more informa-
tion, contact Joan Pryor, phone (352)
542-2211 or email joanpr)orn ,
hughes.net.


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Bonnie Edwards (left) showing off her lovely Swedish weaving throw
made for her by her daughter-in-law Nancy Edwards (right) a former
Joyful Heart.


Bits & Pieces From The
Quilters And
Crafters Of North
Gilchrist County
Seems to me that there is a tug-
of-war game going on betweeri that
gruff and grumpy 'Ole Man Winter
and that wisp of a maiden Ms. Spring.
Really now...it's 28 one minute, and
780 the next. All of nature is in a pan-
ic. They're like starlets getting ready


for the "'red carpet" at the Academy
Awards...What shall I wear?
Shrubs and trees are asking one an-
other...what do you think, the somber
tones of winter, drab gray and boring
brown or bright green and cheerful
pinks and fuschias?
' And it's just as perplexing for us
humans. What shall I wear...shorts, a
tee shirt and flip flops or long johns,
blue jeans, flannel shirt, and a sheep-
lined jacket, gloves, hat and fleece-
lined boots? I guess start out with


that layered look and prepare to peel
like a banana later on...or not. 'Cause
no matter what the forecast is, be pre-
pared. Just because Mr. Groundhog
didn't see his shadow...it don't mean
a thing if it don't feel like Spring.
But none the less on Wednesday,
January 31st, 21 Joyful Hearts and
one visitor, Dee Atwater, Elaine Ne-
meth's sister, made it to our "Make It
and Take It" day.
Barbara Strom got everyone, that
wanted to, started on their quilted
purses. And the ladies took to it like
a duck takes to water. Diana Lynn,
Ann Mangone, Lurie Twist, Lu Row-
land, Elaine Nemeth, Jane Boyd
and Mary Lou Ryder all worked on
purses and came up with lovely de-
signs. They will complete them at
the February 28th, meeting. I'm sure
if anyone else is interested Barbara
will help you catch up.
Cathy Strom, Sylvia Arthur, Heidi
Kamp, Alice Binns, and Betty Hicks,
all busied themselves with their
Swedish weaving while Bonnie Ed-
wards painted a sign for a' party Di-
ana was having at the Safe program
at Bell Elementary School. Marvine
Deer worked on a quilt started by her
mother.
Lera Townsend stuck with her cro-,
cheting, Ann Taylor and I worked on
a craft project for Diana's kids at Safe
and Barbara Myrick and Madeline
Norman visited with everyone.
It was a special treat to have Mad-
eline, Sylvia, Heidi, Lurie and Jane
with us. We haven't seen them in a
while and we have missed having
them in our midst.
All in all, it was a joyful day shared
with so many loving andjoyful hearts.
The time passed quickly and much
too soon. We said our goodbyes and
promised to meet on February 7th.
And so we did...meet that is, on
Wednesday, February 7th for a Val-
entine's party with just a little work
thrown in for good measure.
Barbara Myrick, Pat Luka, Ann
Mangone, all sat right down and like
good do bees quilted up a storm.
Ruth Wilkerson busied herself with
her knitting while Lu Rowland, Alice
Binns, Jackie Moore, Betty Hicks,


and Cathy Strom all were Swedish
weaving wonders. Myrle Gilkey
stuck with her crocheting while an-
ticipating the party and all the good
eats.
The rest of us...Diana Lynn, Barba-
ra Strom, Bonnie Edwards, Marvine
Deer, Mary Lou Ryder, Ann Taylor,
Olga and myself made no bones
about it...We were here to "PARTY."
As usual, Cathy did a fantastic
job decorating. Red and white lacey
hearts and all the trimmings set the
mood and you could feel the love in
that room.
The food...what can I tell you?
The tables were ladened with sand-
wiches, veggies, cheeses, chips, dips,
candies, cakes, cookies, salads, dev-
iled eggs, and I'm sure I've forgotten
some things but it was simply mouth-
watering, scrumptiously delicious.
And what was even a bigger treat
than all of that marvelous food was
that hubby George brought Paulene
Martin to join in the fun. She is do-
ing much better and we give all the
glory to God for her recovery. We
have all been praying for her and will
continue to do so. ,
All good things must come to an
end and so it was with our feast. We
were all full as a tick and most of us
planned to take a nap as soon as we
reached home.
It is always such a blessing to see
the love that goes into such a simple
thing as a Valentine's Day party. Ev-
eryone goes out of their way to show
they care...the decorations, the food,
setting things up, cleaning up, it's
done in the spirit of love. And all
God's children said "Amen."
I can't help but think of our
neighbors to the south of us who just
recently went through such devastat-
ing tornados. Just like us, they went
through their daily routine that day
only to be awakened and find their
world, literally, turned upside-down.
It could have been us...there but for
the Grace of God go I. We were un-
der a tonado watch and we were ex-
pecting severe weather. How blessed
we were to have escaped the wrath of
nature.
I was especially moved by a wom-
an being interviewed in front of a
pile of rubble that had once been her
home. It was hard to believe that she
had survived being trapped beneath


it all.
The reporter asked her several
questions and then said to the wom-
an, "you were really lucky," to which
the woman replied, "it wasn't luck, it
was a blessing from God."
I wonder how often we use that
phrase or one similar about luck or
about being lucky or even being un-
lucky, as if there is such a thing as
luck. The dictionary says that luck
is 1. a: a force that brings good for-
tune or adversity or b: the events or
circumstances that operate for or
against an individual.
Huh...that's odd. I guess what
some folks call luck others call God.
As for me...I'm going to stick with
God, it works for me and it will for
you as well if you just stop and think
about it.
Our next meeting will be on
Wednesday, February 21st. We will
celebrate our February birthdays:
Diana Lynn, Matty Turner, Martha
Foster, and Paulene Martin. We meet
at 9:00 a.m. at the North Gilchrist
Fire Department Building on County
Road 138. We'd love to have you join
us...bring your lunch and a smile. If
you quilt, sew, knit, whatever...fine.
If you don't just come and visit with
us. 'Til next time.
A Joyful Heart
Marilyn Runde

When I was kidnapped, my parents
snapped into action. They rented out
my room.
Woody Allen


John Hance O'Steen
Camp #770 Meeting
The John Hance O'Steen Camp
#770, Sons of Confederate Veterans
monthly camp meeting will be Tues-
day, February 20, 2007, at the Civic
Center across from Akins Bar-B-Q
on Main Street in Bell.
The meeting is open to all who are
interested in the War Between the
States.
For more information, please call
Clement Lindsey-Camp Commander
at (352) 472-0047 or Archie Mat-
thews, Adjutant, at (386) 462-3016.


Ombudsman Program
Is In Need Of Volunteers
Florida's Long-Term Care Om-
budsman Program needs volunteers
to join its corps of dedicated advo-
cates who protect the rights of elders
residing in nursing homes, assisted
living facilities and adult family care
homes.
The program is comprised of 17 lo-
cal councils throughout the state, and
each council is seeking additional
volunteers to identify, investigate and
resolve residents' concerns.
All interested individuals who care
about protecting the health, safety,
welfare and rights of long-term care
facility residents who often have no
one else to advocate for them are en-
couraged to call toll-free (888) 831-
0404 or visit the program's web site.
at http://ombudsman.myflorida.com.


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Brittany Woods, Stephanie Chatman, Kirstie Boyette, and Brand
Coleman.


Shown is Josh Rose with his plaque. Josh placed first in the Creed
Contest.

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ters recently participated in sub-dis-
trict and district contests,. The sub-
district contest was held in December
and hosted by the Dixie FFA. At the
sub-district contest, Rachel Harrison
placed first in the Sr. Prepared Public
Speaking and Josh Rose placed first
in the Creed Speaking contest. Rachel
and Josh them moved on to the district
level. Brett Crawford placed second
in tractor driving and the Parliamen-
tary Procedure team placed fourth.
The Senior, and Junior Dairy Judg-
ing teams also participated by taking
the state qualifying Dairy Test, and
both teams placed in the fop 10. They
will move on to the state competition
February 14th and 15th'at the Florida
State Fair in Tampa.
The Jr. Team placed second in
opening and closing ceremonies and
Jimmy Logan placed second in the Jr.
Prepared Public Speaking.
At the district contest hosted by the
Ft. White FFA, Josh Rose placed first
in the Creed Speaking Contest and
will move on to compete at the FFA
State Convention in June.
Rachel Harrison placed second in
Prepared Public Speaking. The Agri-
business Management team, consist-
ing of Stephanie Chatman, Kirstie
Boyette, Brandi Coleman and Brit-
tany Woods also participated as well
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Bell Middle/High School
Band Students
Participate In District
Solo/Ensemble
Members of the Bell Middle and
High School Band Program performed
at the District Solo/Ensemble assess-
ment at Mebane Middle School in
Alachua on Friday, February 9th and
Saturday, February 10th.
This annual event assesses solo/en-
semble music that has been practiced
by the students over the past two
months. Judges assess the pieces
played in the areas of tempo, intona-
tion, articulation and dynamics of the
music.
,T-he.BellB and Program had. 24 of
their students participate in this year's
assessment. The following students
received excellent and superiors in
their performance.
Bell Middle School Band:Gabri-
elle Hunter, Trumpet solo, Superior;
Timothy Griffith, Trumpet solo, Ex-
cellent; Evan Crocker, Trumpet solo,
Superior; Melanie Deane, Bb Clarinet
solo, Excellent; Audrey Philman, Bb
Clarinet solo, Superior; Korey Peace,
Flute solo, Excellent; Sarah Heyman,
Flute solo, Excellent; Braxton Rai-
ley, Alto Saxophone solo, Superior;
Vincent Valvo, Alto Saxophone solo,
Excellent; Sabrina McCall, Flute
solo, Superior.
Bell High School Band: Garrett
Boyd, Tuba solo, Excellent; Sean
Boutwell, Trombone solo, Superior;
Brittany Peters, Alto Saxophone solo,
Excellent; Victoria Bachman, Alto
Saxophone solo, Excellent; Shannon
Wells, Bb Clarinet solo, Excellent;
Alyssa Banning, Bb Clarinet solo,
Excellent; Amber Forshaw, Flute
solo, Superior; Stephanie Deane,
Flute solo, Superior; Joshua Ash,
Charity Ware, Brittany Peters and
Kristen Burke, Saxophone Quartet,
Superior.
Amber Forshaw and Stephanie
Deane performed Grade 5 solos or
the equivalent of college level mate-
rial and by earning Superior, they will
continue on to the State assessment.


Notice To Parents Of
Gilchrist County School
Students
Please check your child's backpack
for details on the following informa-
tion.
Please be advised that the Gilchrist
County School District is, under Fed-
eral law, a district in corrective ac-
tion.
What this means is that the Gilchrist
County School District, together with
66 other Florida school districts, did
not meet all of the requirements of the
No Child Left Behind Act. Gilchrist
County School District did, however,
meet 90 percent of the criteria.
The Florida Department of Edu-
cation is requiring that the Gilchrist
County School District move some
of its funds from administration to
the classroom to help specific groups
of students improve.
Gilchrist County School District
has chosen to implement profession-
al development activities for teachers
of subgroups that did not meet AYP.
These new services are in addition to
any tutoring or school choices you
have already been offered.
Please contact your child's princi-
pal if you have any questions regard-
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Trenton Drama Club
Presents: Fiddler On
The Roof
The Trenton Drama Club is mak-
ing plans to present their spring show,
Fiddler on the Roof, May 4th and
May 5th. Our 4th and 5th grade stu-
dents from TES and our middle and
high school students from THS will
combine efforts for the fourth con-
secutive year to bring this production
to you. Fiddler on the Roof is set in
Russia in the very early 1900s and
centers on Tevye, the father of five
daughters, and his attempts to main-
tain his family and religious tradi-
tions while the world and civilization
change including his daughters mov-
ing progressively further away from
traditional pre-arranged marriages.
The staring role of the father, Tevye
will be played by Peter Crane who
we last saw on stage as Will Parker
in Oklahoma. The three sisters will
be played by Rebecca Hogel, Alyssa
McElroy, andJeni Boland. Motel will
be played by Brice Haley, Golde by
Beth Grant, and Yente will be played
by Colbie Reed to name some of the
cast.
This production has already reached
very high costs and we hope that our
comnunity'will help us achieve our
goals as they have in the past. We are
asking for individuals and businesses
to support our talented students in
this endeavor. Sponsorship from $10
and up will be recognized in our pro-
grams.
On February 24, 2007, our club
will hold the 1st Annual Pet Pageant
at 9:00 a.m. in the Trenton Elemen-
tary School Cafeteria to raise money
for our production. There is a $30 en-
try fee for each pet and you can also
enter your pet in the most photoge-
nic, best dressed, and talent contest
with an entry fee of $10 per contest.
We look forward to seeing everyone
there!


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February 24, 2007

@ 9AM in the TES Cafeteria

$30 per pet entry fee due no later than February 16th
Bring your pet's best photo for the -
SPhotogenic Contest $10 entry fee
SBest Dressed $10 entry fee
Talent $10 entry fee
For information and entry form contact:
Krista Perryman or Renee Hastings
352-463-3224 or email: perrymank(i)mygcsd.org



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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2007


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Thank you Mrs. Krista Perryman,
Mr. John Yencho, and Mrs. Renee
Hastings for everything you do for
our students in this endeavor. Thank
you too to all of the parents who give
of their time. Special thanks to all of
those who offer their financial sup-
port now and in the past.
For more information regarding
sponsorship or the pet pageant,
please feel free to contact Krista
Perryman at (352) 463-3224 / per-
rmank@mygcsd.org, Renee Hast-
ings at (352) 463-3224 / hastingsr@
mygcsd.org., or Cheryl Boland (352)
493-2565 / cheryl@naturecoastin-
surance.com.


Annual Trenton FFA
Plant Sale To Be Held
February 24
With Spring just around the comer
it's almost yard improvement time
and you don't even have to leave the
county to purchase plants and mulch.
The Trenton FFA and FFA Alumni
are making final plans for their An-
nual Plant Sale. The event will be
held at Trenton Elementary School
on Saturday, February 24 from 8 a.m.
until 1 p.m.
The local FFA membership will
be selling a wide selection of qual-
ity plants including crepe myrtles,
azaleas, fruit trees, ground covers,
flowering trees and a wide variety of
shrubs.
All the proceeds from the plant sale
will be used for Trenton FFA scholar-
ships for graduating seniors. This is
one of the major fund raisers that the
chapter holds each year.
Trenton Safety Patrol will also be
holding their annual mulch sale at the
elementary school during the same
time that the plant sale is being held.
Proceeds from the mulch sale are
used to support the Safety Patrol's
annual trip to Washington, D.C.








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Purina Show Chow
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scored "a livestock show
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Annual Evening Of The Arts Proved To Be
Rachel's heifer Another Hit


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on any standardized test." Approxi-
mately 30 or so band members took
part in the evening's entertainment.
Bell Band has a total of 90 mem-
bers. Debbie Norton-Aronowicz who
helped organized the event said that
she was very pleased that around 175
people from the community came out
to support the Bell band students by
attending this yearly event. Ms. Nor-
ton-Aronowicz stated that this event
was so successful because so many
people like Bell 10th grader Kristin
Burke who designed the programs
worked together to make it a reality.
The Bell Purple Power House
Band Boosters which is made up of
parents of the band members pro-
vided the costumes for the perform-
ers, organized the event, set up the


cafeteria and served the meal to those
who attended the event which is the


Supply at the Gilchrist County FFA
Alumni Arena. Trenton Sr. FFA had
several students participate in the Pu-
rina Show. These students showed
their Suwannee River Fair calves
as well as some of their purebreds.


Custom House Plans
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OR FRAME CONSTRUCTION
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OVER 40 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE
TRENTON, FLORIDA 352-463-7282

Trenton Community Farmers' Market
At the Depot 419 North Main.Street (Hwy-129)

Open Every Tuesday
from 2pm 6pm

LIVE ENTERTAINMENT
V., ) '- ^ Feb 13 Flying Turtles String
.* '_ -. Band
Feb 20 Amos Philman
Farm Fresh Feb 24 -BLOCK PARTY with
r County Road
Produce Feb 26- Mack & Paula May
& Every week:
Open Mic from 2 3,
Plants come early with your instruments.

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Farmers Vendors Artists Call Ellen at
352-472-7632 for more info
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lony Ash, Josh Ash, Matt White
singing "Kiss the Girl."

major fund raiser for the band each
year. The money raised at this event
was approximately $3,500.00 before
expenses. The funds will be used for
instruments, music, and uniforms for
the Bell Band'throughout the year.


Those who attended this event expe-
rienced a warm and relaxing evening
with wonderful entertainment with-
out leaving the county.


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manship and first in his heifer class.
He also competed in the champion-
ship drive. Katie' Quincey showed
her steer and placed fourth in her
class and was called back for show-
manship. Rachel Harrison showed
her purebred Brahman cattle where '
she placed second in the heifer class.
Heather Smith also showed in the
steer show. Congratulations to all
these students on a great job. evy Perflng Arts
Trenton,^ F xLevy Performing Arts
Alachu Man Sentenced Enjoy Dinner in the Lobo Cafe at 6 p.m.
For Cattle Investment fa
Fraud Beef lips and gray or baked chicken small potatoes with parsley, baby
Attorney General Bill McCollum carrots, sueel peas. ),east rolls, salad bar, key lime pie. choice of any
today announced that an Alachua fountain drink. tea or coffee. The cost is $8 including tax.
County man pled guilty to one count
of racketeering and multiple counts Individual tickets on sale now and at the
of grand theft. Kenneth Moon was PAC box office the day of the performance
sentenced to 12 years in prison for




torney General's Office of Statewide -.. LAKE CITY
Prosecution. N II, ,E CITMMuNIIY V iM
"This career criminal bankrolled / MMuIy E[
on unsuspecting victims who were -If you need assistance due to o disability call 754-4340
doing nothing more than trying to '
invest their hard earned mneey," said CCC is L n Equal Acces Equol Opporunity Institution
Attorney General McCollum. "I urge '-
all Floridians to thoroughly research
and investigate any investment op- \
portunity to ensure it is a legitimate -
offer before acting."
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GILCHRIST COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT


Family Planning
School Health Services
TB Testing
Laboratory Procedures
Healthy Start Services


Shown is Rachel Harrison
placed second in her class.


with her Brahman heifer.


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:Shown is Josh Rose with his heifer at the Purina show which was held
at the Gilchrist County Alumni Rodeo grounds recently. Josh placed
first in his class and won the showmanship competition.


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Well Child & Newborn Care
School & Sports Physicals
Chronic & Acute Care
Communicable Disease
Maternity Care By UF Dept. OB/GYN


WIC Services (Baby Formula & Food Coupons)
HIV Anonymous & Confidential Testing
Attention Deficit Disorder Evaluation & Treatment

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THURSDAY. FEBRUTARY t5.2007


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Winning Season For Trenton Middle School Girls
Basketball Team


Trenton Middle School Girls Basketball Team
Shown on back row from left: Cora Lord, coach, Taylor Foster, Danyal Langford, Maegan Gillyard, Brit-
tany Norris; Sarah Huff, Breanna Stalvey, Allie Lang, and Kendra Stephenson. Front rozv from left:
Alyson Gargano, Emma Kate Redd, Melissa Vanderheyden, and Hannah Buckler. Kneeling 8th graders
from left are: Alyssa McElroy and Kelby Carter.


Winning Season
by Cora Lord
Trenton Middle School girls did
extremely well this year -winning
nine of ten basketball games. This
year's team was composed of three
sixth graders, nine seventh graders,
and two eighth graders. Foes for the
season included Bell, who won the
first game of the season by one point,


Bronson, Mayo, Steinhatchee, and
Oak Hall. The team averaged 25;
points per game.
Returning seasoned seventh grad-
ers were Maegan Gillyard, Taylor
Foster, Brittany Norris, Breanna
Stalvey, Alyson Gargano, Allie Lang,
and Melissa Vanderheyden. Joining
them were Hannah Buckler and Dan-
yal Langford who played for the first


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time this year.
The eighth graders included a to-
tally new face, Alyssa McElroy, and
a returnee after a year, Kelby Carter.
First year sixth graders included
Emma Kate Redd, Sarah Huff, and
Kendra Stephenson.
Top scorers for the year included
Maegan Gillyard whq ended the
season with 88 points who scored
19 points and 17 points for her high
games. Other high scorers were Bre-
anna Stalvey with 48 points, Hannah
Buckler with 36 points, and two who
each scored 23 points, Taylor Foster
and Alyssa McElroy.
This was a team with relatively
little game experience who proved
themselves willing to learn and capa-
ble of out practicing, most likely, and
outplaying the area teams. All the
team members quickly learned their
position and worked to decrease turn-
overs,improve shooting and rebound-
ing and to play as a team. The team
was coached by Cora Lord, Family
and Consumer Science Teacher at
Trenton High School.

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American Legion
Hall Available
Meetings Parties
Weddings & Receptions

352-463-1501


Free Tax Preparation
To Be Done At Trenton,
Cross City
And Chiefland
Free Tax Preparation and Efile with
the Tax-Aide Program begins Febru-
ary 1 and ends April 15. Sites will
be open at libraries in Trenton (Mon-
days 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.), Cross City
(Tuesdays 1:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m.) and
Chiefland (Tuesdays 4:00 p.m.-8:00
p.m. and Fridays 12:00 p.m.-4:00
p.m.).
This program serves taxpayers
of all ages with special attention to
those 60 and older. Taxpayers should
bring photo id, social security cards
for all dependents, and all tax docu-
ments (W-2's, SSA, 1099s, interest/
dividend statements, unemployment,
child care provider information, etc.)
related to your return.
Due to IRS software delays and
tax changes by Congress, taxpayers
who file itemized returns will need to
come in after March 1,2007. Anyone
who is NOT required to file a return
and only wants to file Form 1040EZ-
T to get the Federal Telephone Excise
Tax Credit should also wait until after
March 1st to come in.
Library phone numbers are Tren-
ton (352) 463-3176, Cross City (352)
493-1219 and Chiefland (352) 493-
2758.


Mrs. Kim McKenzie's
Kindergarten Class Says
"I Love You" To Their Moms
And Dads


Mrs. McKenzie's Class wants to wish everyone a Happy Valentiene's
Day with hugs and kisses. Top row: Cody Edwards, Kyle Edwardsj
Chris Driggers-Ellis, Joseph Hintz, Eli Townsend, and James Ed-
wards. Bottom row: Hanna Langford, Leydiana Cruz, Sandra De-
Salvo, Laci Davis, Kylee Story, and Ashlynn Schroeder.


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LOG CABIN QUILTERS


Sample Squares come in many patterns. This one is just 6 squares but
'large quilts made in many patterns turn out to be so beautiful.


Log Cabin Quilters
Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday
February 8th at the Levy County
!Quilt Museum. Our weather was
great and everyone enjoyed the day.


My granddaughter, Jackie Cassaway,
came up from Dunedin to see what
we do on club day. Quilting is not
for her but she did try. She works at
Home Shopping, and takes care of


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her husband and three children plus
two step-children. As the day came
to a close, she said, "Grandma, I
know now why you stay going and
feel great." She will have lots to tell
when she goest back to work.
Doris and Carol put in a quilt to be
done at home. Several worked on the
Butterfly tops as some of the squares
have to be taken out. They found dif-
ferent colors of white that came in
packages from a craft house, so be
careful what you order, but it will be
fine when quilted.
SJarrod and 5 boys were out from
Lancaster and they, as always, got so
much done. It's always fun to teach
them how to do the many things that
keep us going. We hope when.they
go home they will remember all the
things that they learned. Thanks
Lancaster.
Lunch was tables filled with meat-
balls, mashed potatoes, mustard
greens, beans, macaroni and-cheese,
corbread, biscuits, eggs, salads,
SMarie's chocolate surprise, chocolate
pie, brownies, and so much more.
There were 19 members and 2
guests present.
Winnelle Horne

The Chamber Corner
We invite you to become a mem-
ber of the Gilchrist County Chamber
of Commerce. The Chamber is com-
prised of individual members and
local Business owners. There is a
minimal membership fee of $30.00 a
year for individuals / couples, $75.00
a year for a business.
The Chamber is here to serve our
members as an advertising link for lo-
cal businesses and for updated infor-
mation distribution to the communi-
ty. As a member of the Chamber you
will receive a Chamber membership
window cling, our quarterly newslet-
ters, business referrals through the
Chamber office, advertising space in
the Chamber office, and advertising
opportunities on the Gilchrist County
map, in the Gilchrist County Guide-
book and in our quarterly newsletter.
You will be placed on our Chamber
web-site with free hyper-linking to
your web page and email. There are
many more benefits to being a mem-
ber of the Chamber for further infor-
mation please contact the Chamber
office at (352) 463-3467 or (352)
463-4047.
The Gilchrist County Chamber of
Commerce is putting out a call for
all caterers, copy writers, graphic
designers, musicians, map and bro-
chure designers in our local area.
The Chamber would like to compile
a list of each category to keep on file
for future projects, events and iffl
quires from our chamber member
If you are interested in being on our
list please contact us at the Chamber
office (352) 463-3467 or (352) 463-
4047.

The Quilters Of Alachua
County Day Guild News
The Quilters of Alachua County
Day Guild will meet on Thursday,
March 1st, at the Westminster Pres-
byterian Church, 1521 NW 34th
Street in Gainesville.
Social time will begin at 9:30 a.m.
and the meeting will begin at 10:00
a.m. Our topic this month is "Long
Arm Quilting-Your Questions An-
swered."
All visitors are welcome. For more
information call (352) 271-4998.

Woodmen Rangers
Monthly Meeting
Canceled
Woodmen of the World Rangers
Lodge 841 will not meet on February
17, 2007, due to conflict with other
meetings.
Being a Ranger is always an op-
portunity to volunteer your services
and work with an uplifting spirit in
everything you do. Come and join us
in our next announced meeting.
Karen F. Turner


4-Pets Sake
By golly there are some nice things
for the antique auction. There is beau-
tiful glassware from Italy and Japan,
unusual pewter pieces, milk glass,
books on antiques and collecting, the
list is endless so you'll just have to
come out and see for yourself. The
place to be is Newberry City Hall
255440 W. Newberry Road at 1:00
p.m. and Col. Paul Malphrus will do
the calling.
Coming up March 3rd, is a com-
bined benefit for Sunset Meadows
a 501-C3 wildlife sanctuary, and 4
Pets Sake. This will be a huge yard
sale in Bell. More details later, but if
you care to donate anything for two
worth- while causes please contact
us.
We have received some alarming
news recently about an individual
who has informed pet owners that they
must surrender their pets to this per-
son because there is a limit as to the
amount they can have. Not true.....
there is no ordinance in Gilchrist
County that states this. If this should
happen to you please notify the prop-
er authorities about the harassment.
Apparently this is an allegation so
far, but you need to be aware of this
matter if it surfaces to be true.
Until next time be happy just for
the love of them.
Renee Emenecker (866)
727-2972 or (386) 935-0975
email fourpetssake(@alltel.net.

Tri-County Area
Cancer Survivors
Invited To Attend
Dinner In Their Honor
We would like to invite all area
cancer survivors to a special dinner
in their honor. The complimentary
dinner invitation is extended to can-
cer survivors and a caregiver or fam-
ily member.
The dinner will be held on Friday,
February 23rd, at 6:00 p.m., at .the
Trenton Community Center. There
will be live entertainment provided
by the multi-talented Tim Trail of
Bell and lots of door prizes. The din-
ner is being sponsored by Akins Bar-
B-Q and Ayer's Nursing Home. Our
heartfelt thanks go out to the folks at
Akins and Ayers!
Survivors need to R.S.V.P. by
phone to the numbers provided be-
low. We look forward to hearing
from you!
For more information about how
you can join the Tri-County Relay or
information about-the dinner, please
-contact the following: Jamie Bel-
lamy, ACS Staff EPartneriuat .1-88&-
295-6787 ext. 119 or Frances La-
Salle, Relay Chair at (352) 441-0340,
or Anni Egan, Relay .Co-Chair at
(352) 472-4986 or (352) 214-0837 or
anniegan(@yahoo.com.


ALERT Academy Unit
36 To Help Some Of
Gilchrist County's
Citizens
This Week

They're here. The ALERT Acade-
my Unit 36 team arrived on February
11th. The group of 25 men is here
working this week. They are doing
a fine job of house repair and/or lawn
work for Gilchrist County widows
and disabled veterans.
ALERT, which stands for Air,
Land, Emergency Resource Team,
has its headquarters in Big Sandy,
Texas. About five weeks ago the
Character Council invited the Unit
to come for a week long project of
service to our community. With the
assistance of 48 individuals and busi-
nesses, ALERT's motto of "Ready to
Serve" is a reality in our county.
In 1994, the ALERT Academy
was founded. It's mission is to train
young men and women in techniques
of caring for others in emergency
situations; however, they are also
trained to serve by using acquired
skills in carpentry, tree trimming,
lawn' maintenance, demolition, fire
fighting, policing, first aid, underwa-
ter and high level rescue, mud slide
and hurricane work as well as a host
of other ways to assist people. They
truly do live up to their motto. So if,
you happen to see a group of young
men in your neighborhood, wearing
dark blue "ALERT" shirts and dark
blue hats, you will know why.they
are here and what they are about.
There are also other activities
planned while the Team is here.


They include lunch with the Rotary
Club, joining teens at respective local
churches for youth meetings, an eve-
ning with American Legion Post 91
and a Youth Rally. The Youth Rally
is opened to the public. It will be held
on Friday, February 17th, from 6:00
p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the Trenton.Depot.,
Do make plans to attend. Not only
will there be free food and drinks,
live music by the Philman Family
Band, but individual team members
will be sharing what moral character
means to them. This is good time for
anyone to come learn what ALERT is
all about.


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NOTICE OF ZONING CHANGE
The City Commission of the City of Trenton, Florida, proposes to amend
the text of the City of Trenton Land Development Regulations, as
amended, hereinafter referred to as the Land Development Regulations,
as follows:
LDR 07-1 an application by the City Commission, to amend the text of
the Land' Development Regulations, by amending Section 14.9.1,
entitled Temporary use permits issued by City Commission,
adding asphalt and concrete batch plants as temporary uses in
agricultural districts.
CITY OF TRENTON
















A public hearing on the amendment to consider enactment of an
ordinance to adopt the amendment will be held on February 26, 2007 at
6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, in the Kathryn
Deen Commission Chambers, City Hall located at 114 North Main
Street, Trenton, Florida. The title of said ordinance reads, as follows:
ORDINANCE NO. 2007-02
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA,
RELATING TO AN AMENDMENT TO THE TEXT OF THE LAND
DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS, PURSUANT TO AN
APPLICATION BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS, TO
AMEND THE TEXT OF THE CITY OF TRENTON LAND
DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS BY AMENDING SECTION
14.9.1, ENTITLED TEMPORARY USE PERMITS ISSUED BY CITY
COMMISSION, ADDING ASPHALT AND CONCRETE BATCH
PLANTS AS TEMPORARY USES IN AGRICULTURAL DISTRICTS;
PROVIDING SEVERABILITY; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN
CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE
The public hearing may be continued to one or more future dates. Any
interested party shall be advised that the date, time and place of any
continuation of the public hearing shall be announced during the public
hearing and that no further notice concerning the matter will be
published.
At the aforementioned public hearing, all interested persons may appear
and be heard with respect to the amendment on the date, time and place
as stated above. A copy of the amendment is available for public
inspection at the Office of the City Manager/Clerk located at City Hall,
114 North Main Street, Trenton, Florida, during regular business hours.
All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decisions made
at the public hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings and, for
such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the
proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence
upon which the appeal is to be based.
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News
Springhouse Quilters have started
plans for their 2007 quilt show to be
held in October. It is anticipated that
there will be 150 beautiful quilts, all
constructed since 2005, ready for the
show. Springhouse Quilters will be
inviting other quilters to enter their
quilts in the show. Those wishing
to have a quilt judged, will be given
an opportunity to have an American
Sewing Guild Certified judge com-
plete the judging.
There will be categories for large
and small quilts, wall hangings, fab-
ric art, and workshop and challenge
quilts. During the 2005 show, there
were at least 700 visitors viewing
the show and enjoying the beautiful
quilts on display. Springhouse mem-
bers are busy finishing up many of
their 2006 quilts for the show.
Complete details and information
on the show will be provided as the
date of the show approaches.
The February workshop will be on
the 27th with Joyce Snoddy teaching
the membership a redbird Petal Play


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pattern. This is a beautiful wall hang-
ing made in a 3-D setting with a red-
bird appearing through a window.
For information about Springhouse
Quilters contact Jan Litzinger at 463-
3971 or Lois Scott, 463-2207.
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Luminaria Ceremony
Honors Cancer
Survivors And Lost
Loved Ones During
Relay For Life
The American Cancer Society,
Alachua Unit, will be honoring can-
cer survivors and those who have lost
their battle with the disease during
its Relay For Life event at Newberry
High School onApril 13, 2007. ALu-
minaria Ceremony will be held after
dark to pay tribute to those who have
faced this disease. The Luminaria
bags have the name of the honorees
on them, and a candle inside. Lumi-
narias are placed around the track
and at dark, the candles are lit to pay
tribute to each honoree.
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behalf of a loved one over the phone,
call your local American Cancer So-
ciety staff representative, Jamie Bel-
lamy at (352) 376-6866 ext. 119.
The American Cancer Society ex-
tends an invitation to all cancer survi-
vors and their families to participate
in Relay For Life. It's a unique com-
munity event that allows individuals
from all walks of life to join in the
fight against cancer. Last year, more
than three million Americans partici-
pated in Relay For Life and more than
500,000 cancer survivors walked the
opening laps.
At the event, cancer survivors will
kick off the Relay by walking the Sur-
vivors' Victory Lap around the track.
Then members of each team take to
the track and one person from each
team remains on the track throughout
the entire 18-24 hours.
Relay For Life began as one man's
battle against cancer and a journey to
raise funds to support the American
Cancer Society. In May 1985, Dr.
Gordy Klatt walked, jogged, and ran
for 24 hours around a track in Taco-
ma, Washington. His run alone raised
$27,000. 17 years and eight countries
later, Relay For Life raised $265 mil-
lion in 2002. All of the money raised
goes to our mission of saving lives
through research, advocacy, patient
services and education.
The American Cancer Society is
still recruiting teams to participate in
this event. For more information or
if you are interested in volunteering,
please call (352) 376-6866 ext. 119.
To see what other neighboring com-
munities are holding Relay For Life
events, please visit our Web site at
www.cancer.org or call us at 1-800-
ACS-2345.
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Degree Offered At
LCCC
Lake City Community College,
Lake City, Florida is offering a new
associate in science degree in Agri-
business in the fall of 2007. The Agri-
business degree will prepare students
for positions related to the agriculture
industries in Florida and beyond by
developing their knowledge of ag-
riculture, business, and economics.
This degree will enable graduates to
obtain positions with large corpora-
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Assembly Of Fine
Artists News
The February 28th, meeting will
be held at the "Suwannee Bell R.V.
Campground" which is located on the
Suwannee River (on the Old Town
side of the Joseph Anderson Hwy 19
Bridge) at the very end of S.E. 989
Street, (a dirt lane about 1/8th of a
mile to the river).
For this type of luncheon meeting
held in the covered section, please
bring a dish, or snacks, and bever-
age to share. We WILL BE ABLE
TO ENJOY the riverfront regardless
of what the weather may be. Please
don't arrive by boat without making
prior arrangements (there are a num-
ber of boat slips) (352) 949-0215.
Meeting time is 11:30 a.m. until
about 2:30 p.m. We will discuss up-
coming events.
We will have door prizes; raffle
tickets to purchase for an old Swift
and Company milk canister; a print
of the sunken ship "Whydah 1717"
together with a "Hallmark Cards"
1960's reproduction of a cast iron
ship captain's candle holder which
he could have either hung on the wall
or kept on his desk. A history of the
ship "Whydah" will also be included


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The Friends of the High Springs s
Farmers Market invite you to cel-
ebrate a taste of High Springs at
the 2nd Annual "Crescent Cuisine,"
a fundraiser for the High Springs
Farmers Market.
The dinnertime event will be held
on Friday, February 23rd, 2007,
from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the
High Springs New Century Woman's
Club, 35 NW 1st Avenue, in down-
town High Springs.
Guests will be provided a delicious
dinner at one of two seatings (5,:15
p.m. and 7:30 p.m.) while enjoying
the great sounds of Gosia and Ali, an
'eclectic and soulful' group that fea-
tures flute, guitar and vocals.
Celebrity waiters will host the 75
guests per seating. Celebrity Waiters
include Mayor Tom dePeter, Mayor
ProTem Larry Travis and City Com-
missioners Kirk Eppenstein, Jim
Gabriel and Byran Williams, High
Springs Police Chief Ray Kamins-
kas, High Springs City Manager Jim
Drumm, Main Street Manager David
Crawford, Postmaster Ralph Brooks,
and High Springs Herald Editor Ron
DuPont.
Afull dinner menu is being planned
-with the help 0_,' oI local larmneis
and Fiiends of the Farmers Market.l
the Grady House Bed and Breakfast,
Trombone Charley's, Station Bakery,
and Coffee Clutch.
Dinner includes soup, salad, din-
ner rolls, dessert and beverage with
a cash wine and beer bar. Tickets
are $20 per person, or two for $35
for each seating and are available in
downtown High Springs from several
local merchants.
"Crescent Cuisine" was first held
about five years ago as a fundraiser
for the High Springs Youth Center. It
received such a great response from
the community that it's being resur-
rected to support the High Springs
Farmers Market this year and plans to
continue it every year in the future.
The High Springs Farmers Market
is open every Thursday from 2:00
p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and is located in
James Paul Park in downtown High
Springs. Access and parking is avail-
able from Main Street at NW 2nd Av-
enue and from NW 1st Avenue (Hwy
27) at City Hall, located at 110 NW
1st Avenue. The market features lo-
cally produced fresh fruits and veg-
etables, plants, trees, shrubs, flowers,
jams, jellies, baked goods and many
other agricultural products.
The High Springs Farmers' Market
is a year-round growers' market sup-
porting local agriculture, education,
the arts and businesses and is pro-
duced by the City of High Springs.
For more information, please contact
Sharon Yeago, market manager, at
(386) 454-3950.


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captain's 1660's candle holder.
in parchment paper to the winner.
Any business or interested person
nay donate an item to be presented
as a door prize at the end of the meet-
ng. All donations will be appreci-
ated and acknowledged.
Our major discussion will be about
our mission to further the promotion
)f artists; increase local tourism; and
establish of a senior center within
he heaviest populated area of Dixie
County, Old Town. You can acquaint
'ourself with Assembly of Fine Art-
sts' Mission Statement by checking
our Charitable Solicitation Registra-
ion, #CH17872, Department of Con-
;umer Affairs at Tallahassee. Please


also check our website www.artfeast.
org.
To address questions to the Assem-
bly of Fine Artists please write to P.O.
Box 1077, Old Town, Florida 32680
or e-mail bcrmoore@isp.com.
Respectfully
/S/ Barbara CR Moore

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GILCHRIST COUNTY FAIR BOOSTERS

Dear Gilchrist County Fair Booster,

As you know, this year's Suwannee River Fair and Livestock Show is just a couple of
weeks away. We are again working to raise funds to help buy animals that our FFA and 4-H
members will show in this year's fair. Our main goal is to help establish a minimum sale
price so the youth of our county are all supported equally. We also support the FFA Chap-
ters and 4 -H Clubs of Gilchrist County by trying to purchase their animals. With your help,
last year we were able to raise approximately $17,000.00 with which we bought 30
animals. The children that benefited from your gracious donations all left this experience
with a huge smile on their face.

Many of you mailed your check to us last year which greatly helped the fund raising
process. We would sincerely appreciate it if you would again mail your check to 2079 SW
75th Ave Bell Fl 32619. Please give Ronnie a call at 352-463-6143 or Terry (352)494-4638
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Trenton School Teacher

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Gilchrist County Farm Bureau President, Mr. Roy Wilson, is shown
presenting Ms. Erin Verplanck, Trenton FFA Advisor, and Ms. Tay-
lor Langford, Trenton Junior FFA Chapter President, a check for
$250.00.


Trenton Teacher
Receives Mini-Grant
Gilchrist County Farm Bureau
presented their check to Ms. Erin
Verplanck, Trenton FFA Advisor and
Ms. Taylor Langford, Trenton Junior
FFA Chapter President for one of 41
Mini-Grants awarded throughout the
state this year.
These grants will be awarded
again this coming year through Farm
Bureau's "Ag'in the classroom" pro-
gram.
Applications for Pre-K-12th grade
educators may be picked up at the
Gilchrist County Farm Bureau of-
fice.
The FFB-AITC Grant is a public/


private/partnership serving PreK-
12th grade education with a goal of
helping to increase the understand-
ing of agriculture among students
and educators. The program is ad-
ministered through the Florida Farm
Bureau, Florida's oldest and largest
general agricultural organization.
The FFB-AITC Mini-Grant pro-
gram offers cash awards to help edu-
cators more effectively integrate ag-
riculture into their curriculum. Ag-
riculture has no subject area bound-
aries, and entries are encouraged in:
Social Studies, Math, Language Arts,
Science, Environmental Education,
and other subject areas or combina-
tion of areas that effectively integrate
key agricultural principles i.e., pro-


PUBLIC NOTICE

The Gilchrist County Animal Control Committee will
meet on Wednesday, February 21, 2007 at 5:15 p.m. in the
Kathryn Deen Commission Chambers at 114 N. Main
Street, Trenton, FL.


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K-12th grade levels are eligible for
the FFB-AITC Mini-Grant program
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school and Extension educators are
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criteria. Extensive student involve-
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students, is very important to FFB-
AITC. Field trips and assemblies
must be linked to classroom learning
objectives and applications should
outline specific pre and post activi-
ties. Florida Farm Bureau-Agricul-
ture in the Classroom reserves the
right to deny applications based on
quality, quantity and intent.


Lower Suwannee
National Wildlife Refuge
Second Annual Open
House
On Saturday, February 24th at 1:30
p.m. Friends and Volunteers of Ref-
uges ( FAVOR) along with the staff
of the Lower Suwannee National
Wildlife Refuge invites everyone to
attend this interesting and fun filled
event. This will be held at the Refuge
Headquarters off of CR 347 between
Fowlers Bluff and Cedar Key. There
will be hayrides with a naturalist nar-
rative. A river walk focusing on bird


American Angus Association Board of Directors
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at the 2007 Florida Angus Association Annual Meeting and Banquet, February 3 in Alachua. Standing
from left includes Kenneth McLeod, Madison, director; Patricia Izdebski, Ocala, treasurer; Luis Rodri-
guez, Monticello, director; Don Bailey, Clermont, president; Jeffery Cone, Greenville, second vice presi-
dent; Michael Thompson, Marianna, director; Steven Hines, High Springs, director; Jean Jones, Trenton,
secretary; Elmo Douglas, High Springs, director; Chad Campbell, Micanopy, vice president; and Joy Papy,
Ocala, director. Photo by American Angus Association.


and plant identification. A talk about
the life cycle and importance of bats
capped off with a visit to one of the
Refuge bat houses. The importance
of prescribed bums along with tech-
niques for conducting these bums
will be demonstrated.
You will hear about how important
the National Wildlife Refuge system
is to all of us by preserving open land
and restoring habitats to encourage
our native plants and animals. You
will hear what the Friends (FAVOR)
have planned for the rest of this year,
the special events, speakers and proj-
ects. You will meet the Refuge staff
and members of our Friends (FA-
VOR) group. Come and learn how
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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2007


Florida Museum
Presents 'Candle
Light Jazz Night'
February 15th
The Florida Museum of Natural
History is offering an evening of
smooth jazz from 5:00 p.m.-10:00
p.m. February 15th during "Candle
Light Jazz Night" with local guitarist
Sarah Tobing.
The evening is part of "Museum
Nights," held most Thursday eve-
nings while the University of Florida
is in session at the Florida Museum
and Ham Museum of Art, and spon-
sored by UF Student Government.
Other Florida Museum special
events planned for "Museum Nights"
this spring include "Science Movie
Night: Tibet: A Buddhist Trilogy,"
which complements the Florida
Museum's temporary exhibit "Tibet:
Mountains and Valleys, Castles and
Tents." Lama David Bole will lead a
discussion during this two-night film
screening. Admission to the Tibet
exhibit is free to the public on these
evenings. Parts one and three of the
trilogy begin at 6:30 p.m. on March
1st, and part two begins at 6:30 p.m.
on March 8th.
From 5:00 p.m.-10:00 p.m. on
March 22nd, the Florida Museum
will present "Can You Dig It?" with
the UF Geology Department and
Gainesville Gem and Mineral Soci-
ety. Visitors may enjoy an evening


digging for treasure, participating in
demonstrations of geological phe-
nomena and watching gem cutting
demonstrations.
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2007 from 6:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m. at the
Tienton Depot. Special guests will
be members of the ALERT Academy
from Big Sandy, Texas.
Music will be furnished by the
Philman Family Band. Come! Bring
your folks, a folding chair and enjoy
free food, drinks and a most unfor-
gettable evening.


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the fight against cancer.
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at Newberry High School on April 13
and 14, 2007. Last year, we were able
to honor over 15 survivors with 9
fundraising teams participating from
local businesses and organizations.
With the entire community rallying
behind us, we were able to raise a to-
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To sign up for this year's event,
please visit our website: www.ac-
sevents.org/relay/fl/newberry or call
your local American Cancer Society
staff representative, Jamie Bellamy
at (352) 376-6866 ext. 119.
Local community members are en-
couraged to rally those around you
to form a team and join in the fight
against cancer! Recruit individuals
from your family, clubs, schools,
Businesses, churches, service groups,
public employee groups, health care
professionals, and others to form
teams. All of the money raised goes
to our mission of saving lives through
research, advocacy, patient services
and education.
In each community, cancer survi-
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walking the Survivors' Victory Lap
around the track. Then members of
the teams take to the track and one
person from each team remains on
the track throughout the entire 18
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have lost their battle with cancer and
in honor of survivors.
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raise funds to support the American
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Legal


Notices

NOTICE OF MEETING
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, the Gil-
christ County Board of County Com-
missioners, in and for Gilchrist County,
Florida, will hold a Regular Meeting on
Monday, February 19, 2007, at 4:00 p.m.,
in the Board of County Commission-
ers Meeting Room, located at 210 South
Main Street, Trenton, Florida. The fol-
lowing is a proposed agenda:
AGENDA
1. Call to Order (4:00 p.m.)
2. .Agenda Changes
3. Consent Agenda
4.: County Administrator/
Department Reports
5. Attorney Report
6. Constitutional Officers
7. Clerk Report
8. Time Certain Items:
4:15 p.m. Ken Reecy;
Florida Community Trust
4:30 p.m.
Road Department Report
4:45 p.m.
Amanda Lovett; Early Learning
Coalition of the Nature Coast
5:00 p.m.
Hart Springs Boating
Exclusion Zone Ordinance
5:15 p.m.
Pete Butts; Annual Dive
Committee Report


5:45 p.m.
Public Hearing; Budget
Amendments
9. Commissioners Reports
10. Old Business/New Business
11. Public Participation
12. Adjourn
"Persons with disabilities request-
ing reasonable accommodations to par-
ticipate in the proceeding should contact
(352)463-3169 (Voice & TDD) or via
Florida Relay Service (800)955-8771."
PLEASE BE ADVISED that if a per-
son decides to appeal any decisions made
by the Commission with respect to any
matter considered at said hearing, that
person will need a record of the proceed-
ings, and that for such purpose, that per-
son may need to insure that a verbatim
record is made, which record includes the
testimony and evidence upon which the
,appeal is to be based.
BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS
GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA
RANDY DURDEN, CHAIRMAN
ATTEST:
JOSEPH W. GILLIAM, CLERK OF
COURT
Pub. February 15,2007b.

SIN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 8th JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND.FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA
Case No.: 21-2007-DR-0052
Division: DR
HOLLY ALFORD
Petitioner
JEFFREY ALFORD
Respondent
NOTICE OF ACTION FOR
DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
TO: JEFFREYALFORD
447 N.E. 829 ST. OLD TOWN FL
32680
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action
has been filed against you and that you
are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses, if any, to it on HOLLY
ALFORD whose address is 7331 N.W.
165 ST. TRENTON FL 32693 on or
before March 14, 2007, and file the
original with the clerk of this Court at
112 SOUTH MAIN ST., P.O. BOX 37
TRENTON, FL 32693, before service on
Petitioner or immediately thereafter. If
you fail to do so, a default may be entered
against you for the relief demanded in the
petition.
'Copies of all court documents in this
case, including orders, are available at
the Clerk of the Circuit Court's office.
You may review these documents upon
request.
You must keep the Clerk of the Circuit
Court's office notified of your current
address. (You may file Notice of Current
Address, Florida Family Law Form
12.915). Future papers in this lawsuit
will be mailed to the address on record at
the clerk's office.
WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida
Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires
certain automatic disclosure of documents
.and information. Failure to comply can
result in sanctions, including dismissal or
striking of pleadings.
Dated February 12, 2007
(SEAL)
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
By: Kendra Cathey
Deputy Clerk
Pub: February 15, 22, March 1, 8,
2007p.

NOTICE OF ENACTMENT OF
ORDINANCE BY THE TOWN
COUNCIL OF THE TOWN OF
BELL, FLORIDA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
an ordinance, which title hereinafter ap-
pears, will be considered for enactment
by the Town Council of the Town of Bell,
Florida, at public hearing on March 1,
2007 at 6:00 p.m., or as soon thereafter as
the matter can he heard, in the Bell Town
Hall, 3240 West Railroad Land, Bell,
Florida. Copies of said ordinance may be
inspected by any member of the public at
the Office of the Town Clerk, Bell Town
Hall located at 3240 West Railroad Lane,
Bell, Florida during regular business
hours. On the date, time and place first
above mentioned, all interested persons
may appear and be heard with respect to
the ordinance.
ORDINANCE NO. 2007-01
AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN OF
BELL, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE
TEXT OF THE LAND DEVELOP-
MENT CODE, TO DELETE THE RE-
QUIREMENT FOR APPLICANTS TO
SECURE A CONDITIONAL USE PER-
MIT AS A PREREQUISITE BEFORE
LOCATING A SITE BUILT, MODULAR
STRUCTURE, OR .MOBILE HOME
WITHIN THE RESIDENTIAL ZONING
DISTRICTS OF THE MUNICIPALITY;
SPECIFICALLY AMENDING THE TA-
BLE OF PERMITTED USES SHOWN
IN SECTION 16.06 OF THE LAND
DEVELOPMENT CODE TO DELETE
THE REQUIREMENT OF A CONDI-
TIONAL USE PERMIT FOR A SITE
BUT, MODULAR STRUCTURE, OR
MOBILE HOME IN THE R-l AND R-
3 ZONING DISTRICTS AND ADDING
AND/OR CONTINUING TO REQUIRE
A PRIOR ZONING PERMIT TO BE
ISSUED BY THE ZONING ADMIN-
ISTRATOR WITHIN RESIDENTIAL
ZONING DISTRICTS; PROVIDING


FOR SEVERABILITY; REPEALING
ALL EXISTING ORDINANCES OR
PARTS OF ORDINANCES IN CON-
FLICT HEREWITH TO THE EXTENT
OF SUCH CONFLICT ONLY; AND
PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
The public hearing may be continued to
one or more future dates. Any interested
party shall be advised that the date, time
and place of any continuation the public.
hearing shall be announced during the
public hearing and that no further notice
concerning'the matter will be published.
All persons are advised that, if they de-
cided to appeal any decisions made at the
public hearing, they will need a record of
the proceedings and, for such purpose,
they may need to ensure that a verba-
tim record of the proceedings is made,
which record includes the testimony and
evidence upon which the appeal is to be
based.
Pub. February 15, 2007b.

NOTICE OF ENACTMENT OF AN
ORDINANCE
BY THE BOARD OF
COMMISSIONERS
OF THE CITY OF TRENTON,
FLORIDA
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that
the ordinance, whose title hereinafter ap-
pears, will be considered for enactment by
the Board of Commissioners of the City
of Trenton, Florida, at a public hearing
on February 26, 2007 at 6:00 p.m., or as
soon thereafter as the matter can be heard,
in the Kathryn Deen Commission Cham-
bers, City Hall located at 114 North Main
Street, Trenton, Florida. Copies of said
ordinance may be inspected by any mem-


ber of the public at the Office of the City
Clerk/Manager, City Hall located at 114
North Main Street, Trenton, Florida, durf
ing regular business hours. On the date,
time and place first above mentioned, all
interested persons may appear and be
heard with respect to the ordinance.
ORDINANCE NO. 2007-02
An ordinance of the City of Trenton,
Florida, relating to an amendment to the
text of the land development regulations,
pursuant to an application by the Board
of Commissioners, to amend the text of
the City of Trenton land development
regulations by amending section 14.9.1,
Entitled temporary use permits issued
by City Commission, adding asphalt and
concrete batch plants as temporary uses
in agricultural districts; providing sever-
ability; repealing all ordinances in con-
flict; and providing an effective date
The public hearing may be continued
to one or more future dates. Any inter-
ested party shall be advised that the date,
time and place of any continuation of the
public hearing shall be announced dur-
ing the public hearing and that no further
notice concerning the matter will be pub-
lished.
All persons are advised that, if they
decide to appeal any decisions made at
the public hearing, they will need a re-
cord of the proceedings and, for such
purpose, they may need to ensure that
a verbatim record of the proceedings is
made, which record includes the testimo-
ny and evidence upon which the appeal
is to be based.
Pub. January 15, 2007b.
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THURSDAY. FEBRUARY 15, 2007


GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


Page Thirteen


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
,THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 2007-CA-0003
Capital City Bank a Florida banking
corporation,
Plaintiff
vs.
Shannon E. Russum; Samantha S.
Russum; Gilchrist County, a political
subdivision of the State of Florida;
David Mowrey; and John Doe and Jane
Doe, as Tenants In Possession,
Defendants.
NOTICE FACTION
TO: Shannon E. Russum
(last known address)
1222 NW 39th Avenue, Apt. 2
Gainesville, FL 32609
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a
Complaint has been filed against you
and you are required to serve a copy of
your written defenses, if any, to it on
Gregory V. Beauchamp, P.A., Plaintiff's
attorney, whose address is P.O. Box 1129,
Chiefland, FL 32644-1129, on or before
March 8, 2007, and file the original
with the Clerk of this Court either
before service on Plaintiff's attorney
or immediately thereafter; otherwise
a default will be entered for the relief
demanded in the Complaint.
WITNESS my hand and the seal of this
Court on January 31,2007.
JOSEPH GILLIAM
Clerk of Court
(SEAL)
By: Lyndsay P. Ayers
Deputy Clerk
Pub. February 8, 15, 2007b.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 21-2007-CA-10
Stanley C. Thomas, Sr.
and Donald Cook, Sr.,
Plaintiffs;
vs.
Kurt H. Prodell, if living, and if
deceased, his heirs, administrators and
assigns, including his unknown and
.unnamed spouse, if any there be,
Defendants.
/
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: Kurt H. Prodell, Deceased
and his heirs, administrators.and
assigns, including his unknown and
unnamed spouse, if any there be
Address Unknown,
:AS WELL AS any and all other parties
-claiming by, through,, under, or against
KURT H. PRODELL, if living, and if
'deceased, his heirs, administrators and
:assigns, including his unknown and un-
:,named spouse, if any. there- be, as well
ias all parties having or claiming to have
iny right, title r interest in the prlp.erty
herein described.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action
to quiet title to the following property in


Gilchrist County, Florida, to-wit:
Lot 128, Waccasassa Campsites
Unit One, according to the plat thereof
filed in Plat Book 1, Page 37, public
records of Gilchrist County, Florida,
said property being located in Section
15, Township 10 South, Range 16 East.
(Parcel No. 15-10-16-0561-1280-
0000)
has been filed against you and you are
required to serve a copy of your written
defenses' to it, if any, on Charlotte J.
Weidner, Plainiff's attorney, whose
address is Post Office Box 1354, Bronson,
Florida 32621, on or before March 1.2007
and file the original with the Clerk of this
Court either before service on Plaintiff's
attorney or immediately thereafter;
otherwise a default will be entered
against you for the relief demanded in the
Complaint or petition.
Dated this 24 day of January 2007.
JOSEPH GILLIAM
Clerk of Court
(SEAL)
By: Lyndsay P. Ayers
Deputy Clerk
Pub. February 1,8, 15,22, 2007b.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO.: 21-2006-CA-82
DIVISION
Bank Of New York, As Trustee
For Encore Credit Receivables
Trust 2005-1,
SPlaintiff,
vs.
Marcile Coyer, et al,
Defendantss.
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
-NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated February 06, 2007 and
entered in Case No. 21-2006-CA-82 of
the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial
Circuit in and for Gilchrist County,
Florida, wherein Bank Of New York, As
Trustee For Encore Credit Receivables
Trust 2005-1, is the plaintiff and Marcile
Coyer; Tenant # 1 nka Leslie Thompson;
Tenant #2 n/k/a Daryl Thompson are the
Defendants, I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash at south door of the
Gilchrist County Courthouse at 11:00
AM, on the 20 day of March, 2007, the
following described property as set forth
in said Final Judgment.
The following described land situate,
lying, and being in Gilchrist County,
Florida, to-wit:
Parcel 1: commence at the southwest
corer of section 16, township 10 south,
range 14, east, as a point of reference;
thence run north 89 degrees, 42 minutes,
42 seconds, east, 41.90 feet to a point on
the easterly right of way line of State Road
No. 26, As andfor the point of bie: in.in
then runnorfih 0odegrees, 01 miii-._. (.
secofids,.east, along the said right of wdjc
line of State Road No. 26, A distance of
315.31 feet; then'run north 00 degrees, 01


minutes, 52 seconds, east, 315.31 feet;
thence run north 89 degrees, 42 minutes,
42 seconds, east, 320.00 feet to the forty
line; then run south 00 degrees, 01 minutes,
52 seconds, west, 630.62 feet; thence
run south 89 degrees, 42 minutes, 42
seconds, west, 620.15 feet to'the point of
beginning, said parcel contains 8.00
Acres more or less.
Parcel II: commence at the southwest
corner of section 16, township 10 south,
range 14, east, as a point of reference,
thence run north 89 degrees, 42 minutes,
42 seconds, east, 41.90 feet to a point on
the easterly right of way line of state road
no, 26. Then run north 00 degrees, 01
minutes, 12 seconds, east, along the said
right of way line 315.31 feet to and for
the point of beginning.
Then run north 89 degrees, 42 minutes, 42
seconds, east, 300.00 feet; then run north
00 degrees, 01 minutes, 52 seconds; east,
315.31 feet; thence run south 89 degrees,
42 minutes, 42 seconds, west, 300.00 feet
to the easterly right of way line of state
road no. 26; Then run south 00 degrees,
01 minutes, 12 seconds, west, 315.31 feet
to the point of beginning.
Said parcel of land containing 2.00 Acres,
more or less, is in the southwest quarter
of the southwest quarter of section
16, township 10 south, range 14, east.
Less and except that portion conveyed
to the State of Florida 'Department
of Transportation in the certain deed
recorded in official records book 141 at
page 26, of the public records of Gilchrist
County, Florida being more particularly
described as follows:
Parcel number 112:
That part of the following described tract
of land: commence at the southwest
comer of section 16, township 10 south,
range, east, as a point of reference, thence
run north 89 degrees, 42 minutes, 42
seconds, east, 41.90 feet to a point on the
easterly right of way line of State Road
No. 26, As and for the point of beginning:
then run north 00 degrees, 01 minutes, 12
seconds, east, along the said right of way
line 315.31 feet to and for the point of
beginning; thence run north 89 degrees,
42 minutes, 42 seconds, east, 300.00 feet;
thence run north 00 degrees, 01 minutes,
52 seconds, east, 315.31 feet; thence
run south 89 degrees, 42 minutes, 42
seconds, west, 300.00 feet to the easterly
right of way line of state road no. 26;
Then run south 00 degrees, 01 minutes,
12 seconds, west, 315.31 feet to the point
of beginning.
Also: commence at the southwest comer
of section 16, township 10 south, range
14, east, as a point of reference; then run
north 89 degrees, 42 minutes, 42 seconds,
east, 41.90 feet to a point on the easterly
right of way line of State Road No. 26,
As and for the place of beginning; then
run north 00 degrees, 01 minutes, 12
seconds, east, along the said right of way
line of State Road No 26, a distance of
315.31 feet' then run north 89 degrees,
42 minutes, 42 seconds, east, 300.00 feet;
thence run north 00 degrees, 01 minutes,
52 seconds, east, 315.31 feet; thence run
north 89 degrees, 42 minutes, 42 seconds,
east, 320.00 feet to the forty line;,then run
,smithl,0Odegrees lJtlinutes,652 seconds,
west,..630;62: feet;- thence ;runc.south'-89
degrees, 42 minutes, 42 sdc6nds,'vest,
620.15 feet, to the point of beginning, all
in Gilchrist County, Florida.
Lying easterly of and within 50.00 Feet
of the survey line of State Road No. 26,
Section 31010-2511, said survey being
described as follows:
Begin on the south line of section 16,
township 10 south, range 14 east, at
a point 9.06 feet easterly from the
southwest comer of said section 16,
(southwest comer of section 17, township
10 south, range 14, east); thence run
north 00 degrees, 51 minutes, 58
seconds, west, 1068.91 feet to the point
of beginning of a curve having a radius
of 1245.56 feet; thence northwesterly,
north, and northeasterly along the arc of
said curve through a total central angle
of 88 degrees, 53 minutes, 20 seconds,
a distance of 1932.37 feet to the end of
said curve; thence north 88 degrees, 01
minutes, 22 seconds, east, 4063.34 feet
to the east line of said section 16, at a
point 2361.27 feet northeasterly from the
southeast corer of said section 16, and
end of said survey line;
Less and except existing road right of
way; containing 10,714.00 Square feet,
more or less.
Also less and except that portion conveyed
to Madeline C. Chapman in that certain
quit claim deed recorded in instrument#
2004003562, of the public records of


NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

The Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners will conduct a public hearing to amend the following budgets
on Monday, February 19,2007 at 5:45 p.m. in the Gilchrist County Commission Meeting Room, located at 210 South
Main Street, Trenton, Florida.
Adopted Amendments Amended
Budget Budget
FY2006

GENERAL FUND $10,671,987 $181,206 $10,853,193
CDBG $ 300,000 $301,180 $ $ 601,180
SOLID WASTE $ 1,423,459 $ 84,330 $ 1,507,789
"Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact
(352) 463-3169 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida Relay Service (800) 955-8771."
PLEASE BE ADVISED that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board of County Commissioners
with respect to any matter considered at such meeting or hearing, he or she will need a record of the proceedings, and
that, for such purpose, he or she may need to ensure testimony arid evidence upon which the.appeal is to be based.

Board of County Commissioners
Gilchrist County, Florida
Randy Durden, Chairman
Attest:
Joseph W. Gilliam
Clerk of Court
Pub. February 15, 2007b.


gilchrist county, florida and being more
particularly described as follows:
Commence at the southwest corner of
section 16, township 10 south, range 14,
east, for a point of reference. Thence run
along the south line of said section 16,
north 89 degrees, 42 minutes, 42 seconds,
east, 59.09 feet to the east right of way
line of state road no. 26 And the point of
beginning.
Thence continue along the south line
of said section 16, north 89 degrees, 42
minutes, 42 seconds, east, 210.00 feet;
thence run north 00 degrees, 04 minutes,
41 seconds, east, 210.00 feet; thence run
south 89 degrees, 42 minutes, 42 seconds,
west, 210.00 feet to the aforesaid east right
of way line of State Road No. 26; Thence
run along said right of way line, south 00
degrees, 04 minutes, 41 seconds, west,
210.00 feet to the point of beginning.
Containing 1.01 Acres more or .less,
all lying and being of Gilchrist County,
Florida.
And less and except that portion of the
subject property conveyed to Leslie
A Thompson, as shown recorded in
instrument#2003005192, of the public
records of Gilchrist County, Florida being
more particularly described as follows:
Commence at the southwest corner of
section 16, township 10 south, range 14,
east, for a point of reference; thence run
along the south line of section 16, north
89 degrees, 42 minutes, 42 seconds, east,
451.94 feet to the point of beginning;
Thence continue north 89 degrees, 42
minutes, 42 seconds, east, 210.00 Feet;
thence run nqrth 00 degrees, 03 minutes,
08 seconds, east, 210.00 feet; thence run
south 89 degrees, 42 minutes, 42 seconds,
west, 210.00 feet; thence run south 00
degrees, 03 minutes, 08 seconds, west,
210.00 feet to the point of beginning.
Containing 1.00 Acre more or less, all
lying and being in Gilchrist County,
Florida.
Together with a 20.00 foot wide easement
for the purpose of ingress-egress over and
across the following described property:
Commence at the southwest comer of
section 16, township 10 south, range 14,
east, for a point of reference.
Thence run along the south line of said
section 16, north 89 degrees, 42 minutes,
42 seconds, east, 58.90 feet to the east
right of way line of state road no. 26;
Thence run along said right. of way
line north 00 degrees, 01 minutes, 12
seconds, east, 278.81 feet to the point of
beginning.
Thence continue north 00 degrees, 01
minutes, 12 seconds, east, 21.03 feet;
thence departing from said right of way
line, run north 71 degrees, 59 degrees,
38 minutes, east, 164.30 feet; thence run
south 61 degrees, 55 minutes, 32 seconds,
east, 66.36 feet; thence run south 83
degrees, 19 minutes, 03 seconds, east,
120.19 Feet; thence run south 34 degrees,
29 ihinutes, 28 seconds, east, 113.33
feet to the north boundary of the above-
described property; thence run north 89
degrees, 42 minutes, 42 seconds, west,
5.24 feet to the west line of the above
described property; thence run south 00
degrees, 03 minutes, ,08 seconds, west,
27.64 feet; thence ru`i,ji)nl) 3,- 4 4decre.
29 minutes, 28 secqojdyFes2L.4.g97. feet;
thence run north 83.degrees/tl~ninutes,
03 seconds, west, 114.89 feet; thence run
north 61 degrees, 55 minutes, 32 seconds,
west, 61.64 feet; thence run south 71
degrees, 59 minutes, 38 seconds, west,
162.30 feet to the point of beginning.
Being the same property that was
conveyed to Leslie Coyer and Marcile
Coyer, his wife from deed from F.r.
Colson, and Gussie Colson, his wife
recorded 9/20/1974, in deed book 51 at
page 26, in the public records of Gilchrist
County, Florida.
A/k/a 7239 southwest State Road 26,
Trenton, Fl 32693-5884
Any person claiming an interest in the
surplus from the sale, if any, other than
the property owner as of the date of the
Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty
(60) days after the sale.
WITNESS MY HAND and :he seal .:f
this Court on February 6, 2007.
Joe Gilliam
Clerk of the Circuit Court
(SEAL)
Lyndsay P. Ayers,
Deputy Clerk
Pub: February 15, 22, 2007b


INVITATION TO BID
Sealed bids are hereby invited for
Cleaning Services for Gilchrist County
Courthouse hallways, courtrooms,
public restrooms and public areas.
Specifications and requirements may be
obtained from, and bids returned to the'
Gilchrist County Administrators Office,
209 SE First Street, Trenton, FL. Sealed
bids .are to be submitted no later than 5
p.m., on February 16, 2007.
Bids will be reviewed by the Board of
County Commissioner at their regular
meeting on Monday, February 19, 2007.
It is the bidder's responsibility to assure
that the bid is delivered on date, location
and time specified herein. Bids, which
for any reason are not so delivered, will
not be considered.
Gilchrist County reserves the right
to amend this bid after awarding of bid.
Bid must contain an original signature
or printed in ink. Bidder's name should
also appear on each page of bid sheet(s).
Gilchrist County reserves the right to
refuse any and all bids.
pub. February 8, 15, 2007b



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Volunteer Fire
Department Monthly
Pancake Breakfast
The North Gilchrist Volunteer Fire
Department will hold its monmtaly
pancake breakfast on Saturday, Feb-
ruary 17, 2007, from 8:00 a.m.-10:00
a.m.
For a small donation, we offer pan-
cakes (plain, pecan, caramel, or blue-
berry), eggs, sausage, juice, coffee or
tea.
Come out to the fire station on CR
138, two and a half miles east of 129
and enjoy a great breakfast with your
friends and neighbors.


AARP News
The next meeting of the Gilchrist
County AARP Chapter is planned for
Tuesday, February 20th, in the Com-
munity Center in Trenton. Starting
time is set for 10:30 a.m. but come
earlier to greet your friends.
It will be an 'eating meeting" and
since February is National Healthy
Heart month we suggest soups and
salads with lo-cal ingredients.
President Nancy Padgett has in-
vited Jo Buckles, Director of the Ay-
ers Health and Rehabilitation Center
to be our guest speaker. If anyone
knows about how to take care of our-
selves through a healthy life style it
has to be Jo Buckles and we can look
forward to a most enlightening ses-
sion.
There will be plenty of time for
socializing and anyone is welcome
to let the group know if there are to
be any other meetings to be held in
the area that might be of interest to
our members. Do bring a friend or
neighbor to the meeting, they can be
sure of a warm Welcome.
One thing is for sure; we are a very
friendly group and we were once new
ourselves, it only takes one meeting
to change that.
Jean da Costa,
Publicity


North Florida
Livestock Report
Receipts at the North Florida Live-
stock Market in Bartow on Thursday,
February 8, 2007, were: this week
549, last week 540 and last year 449.
Slaughter cows .and bulls 1.00 to
3.00 lower. Feeder steers and heifers
firm. Feeder and replacement cows
steady. 44 percent slaughter cows,
10 percent slaughter bulls, 27 per-


cent feeder steers, 3 percent Holstein
steers, 11 percent heifers, 5 percent
feeder and replacement cows.
Slaughter Cows Breaker 75-80
percent: 1220-1565 (1405) 47.00-
54.00 (49.53); 1605-2000 (1867)
51.00-53.50 (52.23).
Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85 per-
cent: 880-1195 (1066) 46.50-54.00
(49.74).
Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1: 1000-1495
(1382)59.50-67.00 (62.10); 1595-
2305 (1769) 64.00-72.00 (67.42).
Feeder Steers and Bulls Medi-
um and Large 1-2: 220-235 (225)
137.50-140.00 (139.13); 260-295
(279) 137.50-142.50 (140.18); 300-
345 (317) 130.00-142.50 (136.41);
365-385 (371) 135.00-144.010
(137.71); 405-425 (414) 116.00-
124.00 (119.03); 465-475 (468)
108.00-112.00 (109.35); 555-560
(558) 94.00-100.00 (98.01).
Feeder Steers and Bulls Medium
and Large 2-3: 300-325 (314) 117.50-
125.00 (121.77); 360-390 (374)
116.00-122.00.(118.47); 405-425
(415) 110.00-112.00 (110.98); 450-
495 (465) 100.00-102.00 (100.89).
Feeder Holstein Steers Large 3:
210 (210) 74.00 (74.00).
Feeder Heifers Medium and Large
1-2: 215-230 (225) 152.50-155.00
(154.20), 255-295 (282). 125.00-
135.00 (126.51); 300-345 (327)
115.00-122.00 (199.47); 365-385
(377) 112.00-116.00 (114.37);415-
430 (422) 95.00-100.00 (96.97).
Feeder Heifers Medium and Large
2-3: 420-440 (433) 88.00-92.00
(89.29).
Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-2
Middle-Aged: 850-1111 11S4 157.00-
84.00 (71.63) 4-6 Months Bred.


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I ObiTuaries


Mr. John (Johnny) Cecil
Corbin, Sr.
Mr. John (Johnny) Cecil Corbin,
Sr., of Old Town passed away on
Tuesday, February 6, 2007, at his
home. He was 72 years old.
He was a lifelong resident of Dixie
County who enjoyed hunting, fish-
ing and going to auctions. He was a
retired commerical fisherman, and a
member of Suwannee River Baptist
Church.
Mr. Corbin is survived by his wife
of 47 years, Allie Lou Corbin; his fa-
ther, Johnny Osteen; two sons, War-
ren Jeffery (Jeff) and Julie Corbin and
John Cecil and Kim Corbin, Jr. both
of Old Town; a daughter, Lisa Lynn'
Rollison of Old Town; two sisters,
Joyce Frazier of Perry and Mildred
Griner of Cross City; seven grand-
children and six great-grandchildren.
A funeral service was held on Fri-
day, February 9, 2007, at Rick Good-
ing Funeral Home with Rev. Bobby
Lindsey officiating. Burial followed
at Mt. Olive Cemetery in Stein-
hatchee.
Arrangements were under the care
of Rick Gooding Funeral Home,
Cross City, Florida.


Mrs. Bernadette Davis
Mrs. Bernadette Davis of Plant
City passed away on Tuesday, Febru-
ary 6, 2007: She was 57 years old.
She was a resident of Plant City,
growing up in Trenton. She was an
office worker for the Hillsborough
County Small Business Information
Center and of the Methodist faith.
Mrs. Davis is survived by her hus-
band, Walter Davis of Plant City; a
son, Hunter and Lisa Davis of Lake-
land; a sister, Marilyn Summers of
Alachua; and one grandchild, Halie
Toy.
A memorial service was held on
Thursday, February 8, 2007, at Wells
Memorial Funeral Home Chapel
with the Rev. Steve Biles and Mr. Les
Eighmey officiating. In lieu of flow-
ers, contributions may be made to the
Kidney Foundation.
Arrangements were under the care
of Wells Memorial Funeral Home,
Plant City, Florida.


Miss Magon Michell Jordan
Miss Magon Michell
Jordan
Miss Magon Michell Jordan of Old
Town passed away on Friday, Febru-
ary 9, 2007, from injuries sustained
in an auto accident. She was 16 years
old.
She was in the 9th grade at Dixie
County High School and a member
of the Christian Fellowship Church in
Bell. She had a great love of nature,
animals, and drawing. She spent as
much time as possible in the water.
Miss Jordan is survived by. her fa-
ther, Harvey (Marie).Jordan of Old
Town; her mother, Desiree Jordan of
Perry; four brothers, Blake Sunburg
of Gainesville, Scott Jordan, Dustin
Jordan, and Damion Brown all of Old
Town; a sister, Heather Jordan of Old
Town; maternal grandfather, Richard
(Karen) Jordan of Ocean Springs,
Mississippi; maternal grandmother,
Lois (LeRoy) Hammonds of Cross
City; paternal grandparents, Harvey
and Mary Jordan of Bell.
A funeral service was held on
Tuesday, February 13, 2007, at the
Rick Gooding Funeral Home Chapel
with Pastor Randy Peters officiating.
Burial followed at Townsend Cem-
etery in Bell.
Arrangements were under the care
of Rick Gooding Funeral Home,
Cross City, Florida.


Mrs. Mary Dickert Lang
Mrs. Mary Dickert Lang of Tam-
pa formerly of Trenton and Jasper,
passed away on Saturday, December
2,2006.


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they moved to Tampa to be near their
son. Mary and Genie were married
for over 60 years.
She was preceded in death by hei
husband, Eugene C. Lang, Sr. in Jul)
of 2000. He was the youngest son ol
the late Robert C. Lang, Sr.
Mrs. Lang is survived by one son
Gene (Mary Catherine) Lang; one
sister, Lucy Carmichael of Jackson-
ville; and two grandchildren.
A burial service will be held on
Sunday, February 18, 2007, at the
Old Town Cemetery.


Mrs. Mary M. Stewart
Mrs. Mary M. Stewart of Bell
passed away on Tuesday, February 6,
2007, at her home. She was 82 years
old.
Mrs. Stewart was born in Plant
City and moved to Bell in 1971 from
Gainesville. She owned and oper-
ated Independent Cab Company in
Gainesville and was the first woman
cab driver. She was a member of
Bell Church of God.
She was preceded in death by her
step-father, Clarence Overstreet; her
parents, H.L. and Nona Wiggins; and
her husband, Walter W. Stewart.
Mrs. Stewart is survived by two
sons, Eddie Ives of Trenton and Ken-
nith (Judy) D. Stewart of Bell; three
grandchildren, Teresa (Ryan) Hodge
of Bell, Brenda (Jeff) Lynn of Jack-
sonville and Denise (Butch) Coil of
Redwood City, California, and 12
great-grandchildren.
A funeral service was held on Fri-
day, February 9, 2007, at Bell Church
of God with Pastor Dale Thigpen and
Pastor Dale Thigpen, Jr., officiating.
Burial followed at Pine Grove Bap-
tist Church Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the care
of Watson Funeral Home, Trenton,
Florida.


Mrs. Dorothy Marie
Waldo
Mrs. Dorothy Marie Waldo of Bell
passed away on Thursday, February
8, 2007, at North Florida Regional
Medical Center. She was 84 years
old.
She was born in Detroit, Michigan
and moved to Bell 26 years ago from
Milan, Michigan. She was a home-
maker.
Mrs. Waldo is survived by two
daughters, Phyllis Allen of Lake,
Michigan and Linda Mullins of Bell;
three sons, Patrick Waldo of Canada,
Philli 'aldo of Maybee, Michigan
and Iee Waldo of Bell; 11 grand-
children and several great-grandchil-
dren.
A graveside service was held on
Saturday, February 10, 2007, at Bell
Cemetery with Bro. Billy Philman
officiating.
Arrangements were under the care
of Watson, Funeral Home, Trenton,
Florida.


Card Of Thanks
We would like to thank family and
friends for their prayers and support
in our most difficult time.
Thank you,
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If Tomorrow Starts
Without Me
I just wanted to take a brief mo-
ment to share....Only 10 months ago
we lost Sam Ferguson as he lost his
battle with lung cancer. On some
days it seems like a lifetime ago--
-dealing with the day to day stuff,
knowing he should still be here and
then there are the other days when it
seems as if it were just yesterday, and
knowing that he wanted to still be
here. Just the other day I had one of
those "Just Yesterday" days and that
is what I wanted to share.
I was notified in January by the Mo-
rocco Shrine Temple in Jacksonville
that on January 28th, they would be
honoring all the Nobles we had lost
in the year of 2006 with their annual
Memorial Service. My heart sank---
Sam was on that list. I knew the im-
portance of going to Jacksonville on
that day, I knew of the desire to go,
I knew the dread of going. For Sam
and the boys, yes I wanted to go. For
me, why would I want to open any
part of me that I thought was heal-
ing? How selfish that thought was.
As my family members Volunteered
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r traveling time included, how could I
even consider not going--wasting a
perfect opportunity to show the boys
r another part of their daddy's life and
Sthe importance of being a shriner,
f helping others? At the end of the ser-
vice, all I could think was how glad I
was that I had decided to go.
I share this moment not to bring up
the hurt of our loss or to remind any-
one else of the friend they lost when
Sam left us, but to share an absolutely
beautiful poem that may actually fill
a little hurt that you may be feeling
of your own. We've all lost some-
one we love and in this small county,
each time you lose a family mem-
ber, we've lost a friend. I asked the
Morocco Shrine Temple Chaplain to
please send me a copy of the poem he
'used as a tool during this service to
comfort us all. Attached to my copy
was a note---"I hope you received
comfort in the message delivered and
the joy in this poem. They were in-
tended to enlighten your memories,
to share in your loss of a loved one
and to inspire hope in the future.
May God continue to grant you many
blessings and keep you steadfast as
you face each tomorrow."
IF TOMORROW STARTS
WITHOUT ME
"If tomorrow starts without me,
And I'm not there to see,
If the sun should rise and find your
eyes,
All filled with tears for me;
I wish so much you wouldn't cry
The way you did today,
While thinking of the many things,
We didn't get to say.
I know how much you love me,
As much as I love you,
And each time that you think of me,
I know you'll miss me too;
But when tomorrow starts without
me,
Please try to understand,
That an angel came and called my
name,
And took me by the hand.
And said my place was ready,
In Heaven far above,
And that I'd have to leave behind,
All those I dearly love;
But as I turned to walk away,
A tear fell from my eye,
For all my life, I'd always thought,
I didn't want to die.
I had so much to live for,
So much left yet to do,
It seemed almost impossible,
That I was leaving you;
I thought of all our yesterdays,
The good ones and the bad,
I thought of all that we shared,
And.all the fun we had.
If I could relive yesterday,
Just even for a while,
I'd say good-bye and kiss you
And maybe see you smile; .
But then I fully realized,
That this could never be,
For emptiness and memories,
Would take the place of me.
And when I thought of worldly
things,
I might miss some tomorrow,
I thought of you, and when I did,
My heart was filled with sorrow.
But when I walked through Heaven's
gate,
I felt so much at home,
When God looked down and smiled
at me,
From his great golden throne.
He said, 'This is Eternity,
And all I've promised you.
Today, your life on earth is past,
But here life starts anew.'
I promise no tomorrow,
But today will always last,
And since each day is the same way,
There's no longing for the past.
So when tomorrow starts without
me,
Don't think we're far apart,
For every time you think of me,
I'm right here, in your heart."
Author Unknown
I read something in between these
lines on that day, it sent chills through
me. It wasn't just the loss of Sam but
maybe myself understanding. If in
some way this helps, you and your
loved ones, then I am so very glad,
because somehow in an unexplain-
able way it helped me hearing this
as I placed a red rose there for Sam.
Just knowing that he will always be
with me and that someone had put it
in words where I never could before.
Of course I still cry and probably al-
ways will, but I know Sam loved me
as your loved ones loved you.
I thank John and Cindy Jo for al-
lowing this space to share these
words with you and to Mr. Billy Col-
lier, Chaplain for a beautiful service
recognizing all the many Nobles
(over 150) and their families that
were honored a couple weeks ago.
Sam was one of many great Nobles
of the Shrine.
Rayanne Ferguson,
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Gilchrist County
Land Transactions
Arlene H. Williams to Charles O.
Crosier, Mary Lou Crosier, and Au-
brey Charles Crosier, warranty deed,
$121,500.00, Lot 3 Wannee High-
lands.
Harry C. Rutledge, Ann Irene Rut-
ledge, Margaret Ellen Korte, Eileen
R. Means, Arthur Fredrick Rutledge,
Jr. to Powder River Minerals, LLC.,
warranty deed, $70,000.00, Lot 5
Block 7 Town of Trenton.
Shawn P. Hutto and June Hutto to
Gustavo Villagran, warranty deed,


$205,900.00.
Sidney M. Hilliard and Susan B.
Hilliard to Katie P. Albury, warranty
deed, $10.00, Lot 13 Block A 2ndAd-
dition Suwannee River Highlands.
Paul S. Machilaski to Lisa Renee
Machilaski, warranty deed, $10.00,
Lot 45 Riverwalk of Fanning Springs
Phase 1.
Michael E. McElroy and Christie
L. McElroy to Randolph McElroy
and Betty S. McElroy, warranty deed,
$10.00, Lot 6 Hagan Estates.
Jean A. Letarte and Linda P. Letarte
to Jean A. Letarte, special warranty
deed, $10.00, Lot 6 Oak Hill.
James F. Tidd and Sharon L. Tidd
to Robert M. Kizer and Julie M. Kiz-
er, warranty deed, $67,500.00, Lot 13
Pines of Otter Springs 1st Addition.
Riverwalk Partners, LLP. to David
W. Padot, Sr., warranty deed, $10.00,
Lot 8 Riverwalk Fanning Springs
Phase 1.
Essie L. Kranz f/k/a Essie L. Jor-
dan to Essie L. Kranz, quit claim
deed, $10.00.
Charles D. Lindsey and Carolyn J.
Lindsey to Angela M. Hardy, general
warranty deed, $40,000.00.
Annette S. Jones and Karen J. Mess-
er to Annette S. Jones and Charles
Jones, warranty deed, $19,000.00.
Joni Lindsey to Joni Lindsey and
Charlene Leasor, warranty deed,
$10.00, Lots 1, 2 and 3 West and
Johnson.
Doug W. Crawford and Michelle
Walker Crawford to Jared D. Gore
and Kyndal E. Gore, warranty deed,
$18,500.00, Lot 10 Pinewood PB-1
PG-43.
Nathan Shepherd and .Betty J.
Shepherd to Charles Crace, warranty
deed, $42,000.00, Lot 132 Ayers Es-
tates.
Elizabeth Melinda Crites, Kathy
Burch Theus, Judy D. Burch Theus.
Nancy Jo Burch Dehoff and Thomas
Eearlton Burch to Tracy L. Richburg,
quit claim deed, $2,931.00, Lots 4, 5,
and 6 Block 4 Sun 'N Fun Unit 1.
Terry Martin, Sidney Martin, and
Austin A. Martin Estate to Benjamin
J. Richardson, Sr., warranty deed,
$5,500.00, Tract 2 C Martin Survey
(Unrecorded).
Rachel Clark to Henry Lee Henry
and Charlotte Kearney, quit claim
deed, $10.00, Lot TY Block D An-
drews Coleman.
Mary Jane Misener and Mary Jane
Misener Cotrustee, Jon Tomion Co-
trustee, and Mary Jane Misener Fam-
ily Trust to Mary Jane Misener, quit
claim deed, $10.00.
Daniel C..Caulk, Norma S. Caulk,
and Dawn M. Caulk to David P. Sum-
rall, warranty deed, $93,000.00, Lot
15 Sanders Oaks.
'Ja~equeline LindseyfWkaJatequliine-'
Lindsey Hall To Jaaequelitnei nLidseyl


and Jonathan Lindsey Barber, war-
ranty deed, $10.00.
BKE Ventures, Inc. to Jeanne
Smith Daugherty a/k/a Jeanne Smith-
Daugherty, warranty deed, $10.00,
Lot 147 Pines Estates.
Jeanne Smith Daugherty a/k/a
Jeanne Smith-Daugherty to BKE
Ventures, Inc., warranty deed,
$10.00, Lot 146 Pines Estates.
Mary Jo Hayes to Bar M. Proper-
ties, Inc., warranty deed, $38,500.00,
Lots 23, 24, 38, 39, 40, 41 and 42
Block A Wannee on the Suwannee.
John H. D. Elton and Donna M.,
Elton to Bob White Productions,
warranty deed, $99,000.00.
Jeffrey Wiley and Deborah Wiley
to Clayton A. Barren, quit claim
deed, $10.00.
Jay R. Asmus and Lauretta F. As-
mus to Kenneth F. Toombs, warranty
deed, $10.00, Lots 11 and 12 Block
10 Sun 'N Fun Unit 2.
Rejane Pires to Santa Bento De
Souza and Troy Pulley, warranty.
deed, $15,000.00, Lot 42 Santa Fe
Corers.
Larry S. Tolliver and Maryanne,
Tolliver to Jamie C. Vause and.
Leslee-Starke Vause, warranty deed,
$150,000.00, Lot 2 Shady Bend.
Angie E. White and Wilbur White
to Joyce Arnold, quit claim deed,
$20,000.00, Lot 3 Oaks Wannee.
Margaret Schulz to Raymond
Schulz, quit claim deed, $10.00.


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You need not be an AARP mem-
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There is a $10 fee per person and to
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GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


Page Fifteen


From The Desk
Of Gilchrist

County Sheriff
David P. Turner
Weekly Sheriff's Report For Week
Ending
February 12,2007
On February 5, 2007, Arron A.
Strong, 8/13/78, was arrested on the
charge of FTA/VOP/Hearing.
On February 5, 2007, Teri L. Dar-
ling, 4/17/60, was arrested on the
charge of Disorderly Intoxication.
On February 6, 2007, Frank J. De-
Salvo, 11/10/71, was arrested on the
charge of Possession of Drug Para-
phernalia.
On February 6,2007, Casey A. Da-
vis, Jr., 4/16/77, was arrested on the
charge of FTA/Battery.
On February 6, 2007, Leonard R.
Carter, Jr., 3/30/61, was arrested on
charges of DWLSR, Possession of
Less than 20 Grams, Resist without
Violence.
On February 7, 2007, Eric Czar-
niak, 8/11/86, was arrested on the
charge of FTA/No Vehicle Registra-
tion.
On February 7, 2007,,Leonard Fo-
gler, 11/2676, was arrested on the
charge of DWLSR with Knowledge.
On February 8, 2007, Kimberly L.
Dye, 8/11/71, was arrested on charg-
es of VOP/Possession of Drug Para-
phernalia.
On February 8, 2007, Dennis P.
Lindsey, 6/21/84, was arrested on the
charge of Grand Theft III.
On February 8, 2007, Thomas
M. Ridgell, 8/11/67, arrested on the
charge of Battery/Domestic Vio-
lence.
On February 8, 2007, Jessie L.
Rain, 9/1/84, was arrested on the
charge of VOP/DWLSR.
On February 8,2007, Paul S. Geof-
frey, 7/6/71, was arrested on charges
of Fleeing/Attempt to Elude Law En-
forcement Officer, DWLSR (Know-
ingly) and DUI.
On February 9, 2007, Frederick W.
Raths, 3/20/47, was arrested on the
charge of DUI.
On February 9, 2007, Juan V. Rive-
ra, 11/4/71, was arrested on charges
of DUI and Refusal to Sign.
On February 9, 2007, Sharon J.
Medley, 4/29/83, was arrested on
charges of DWLSR and Obstruction
by Disguise. ., I :
On February. ,-R,207, Penny -A.-
Mooney, 2/26/75, was arrested on the
charge of VOP/Burglary of a Dwell-
ing.
On February 10, 2007, Courtney
L. Moore, 9/5/75, was arrested on
charges of Battery/Domestic Vio-
lence, three counts of Battery on Law
Enforcement Officer and three counts
of Resisting with Vi6lence.
On February 10, 2007, Alonso G.
Garcia, 9/22/75, was arrested on the
charge of No Valid Drivers License.
On February 11, 2007, Earl R.
King, 6/9/74, was arrested on the
charge of Violating Restrictions
Placed on Drivers License.
On February 11, 2007, Bobby D.
Carnle., 1/2/85, was arrested on
charges of DWVSR, Possession of
Less than 20 Grams and Possession
of Drug Paraphernalia.
On February 12, 2007, Jeremy S.
Jackson, 1/21/87, was arrested on
charges of VOP/DWLSR, VOP/Pos-
session of Less than 20 Grams and
VOP/Possession of Drug Parapher-
nalia.


How One City Got The
Muck Out
Many south St. Petersburg resi-
dents remember Lake Maggiore as
the place where children and families
could go to enjoy themselves, fish-
ing, swimming and playing along the
water's edge. But in the 1980s, five
feet of muck and high toxicity levels
ended the fun and forced the closure
of the lake.
Florida's rivers and lakes, like
Lake Maggiore, have long been the
state's crown jewels. Residents and
visitors alike enjoy the unique qual-
ity of life here in Florida, one that
revolves around Florida's abundant
waterways. Some of the threats to
our waterways are obvious a pipe-
line directly discharging pollutants,
for instance. But other threats, such
as stormwater runoff, result from a
combination of events that cause a
decline in water quality, wildlife and
habitat.
Stormwater runoff is rainwater
that flows over our roadways, lawns
and parking lots, and flows into our
waterways. It carries oil, dirt, heavy
metals, fertilizers and pesticides into
our lakes, rivers, ponds and estuar-
ies. The result of stormwater runoff
is increased levels of nitrates, which
force algae blooms, invasive plant
growth and fish kills. Ultimately, a
layer of nutrient-rich sediment coats
the lake's once-sandy bottom. Wa-
terways severely affected by storm-
water runoff become toxic to both
humans and wildlife. Stormwater is
the biggest problem facing Florida's
waterways.
Recognizing the dangers of storm-
water runoff, the Florida Department
of Environmental Protection (FDEP)
took the first step to counter the
alarming rise in water pollution. It
set, up scientifically determined pol-
lution limits called Total Maximum.
Daily Loads (TMDLs) for nearly
200 impaired lakes in declining wa-
tersheds. While identifying impaired
lakes is important to water resource
.protection, the process of actually re-
storing impaired bodies of water may
be even more important.
Like many other municipalities
throughout the state, the City of St.
Petersburg was struggling with the
idea of restoring a 380-acre commu-
nity landmark, Lake Maggiore. The
city recognized that restoring the lake
was a priority for Tampa Bay and its
entire watershed. The restoration
project included the ,.oiis.rrLcti:nl pf
fivealnum-injegtieqO stations t~orFat3
stormwater runoff, the removal of in-
vasive plants and the replacement of
an outfall structure on Salt Creek, a
small waterway that once connected
Lake Maggiore to Tampa Bay.
But they were looking for alterna-
tives to one key aspect of the proj-
ect: the dredging of the lake's muck.
Traditional dredging projects weren't
going to work they didn't have
space available near the lake to dis-
pose of wet muck and they wanted
the community to be able to use the
lake while the dredging was taking
place.
Jahna Dredging presented to the
city a new technology that dredges
and rapidly 'dewaters nutrient-rich,
sediment, or muck, from the bottom
of a lake, pond or river, and returns
fresh, clean water back into the wa-
terbody. City staff knew it was a
technology that would work in St.
Petersburg's urban environment, and
it would be the first project of its kind.
in Florida.
The dredging of Lake Maggiore
began in the fall of 2004. Nearly two
years later, approximately 1.3 million
cubic yards of muck were removed
from the lake and trucked to a farm


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Lic. REAL ESTATE BROKER

1431 E. WADE STREET
TRENTON, FL 32693
WWW. LANCASTERREALTY. BIZ


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* OLD TOWN 5.00 AC MLS 751624 $70,000
* TRENTON 1.10:AC MLS 754749 $38,500
* TRENTON 2.00 AC MLS 754810 $70,000


in, a nearby county.
While this technology is not the
only way to restore Florida's water-
ways, it is an innovative way to solve
the muck disposal problem and leave
the lake open to recreational users.
And this technology can be' used
around the state.
"The community really appreci-
ates the work that has been done ...
because they wanted to see the lake
revitalized ... it's .an intricate part
of the city," said Earnest Williams,
a member of the St. Petersburg City
Council, District 6. "We've had
things, such as racing on the lake, we
used to have a fish camp on the lake,
and the community would like to see
some of those activities restored -
especially the fishing and the boating
on the lake."
The Lake Maggiore Restoration
Project is just one example of what
can be achieved when a desire to
create change meets the innovation
capable of making that change. How-
ever, we can help protect lakes from
stormwater runoff so that these con-
ditions don't occur at all by follow-
ing a few simple guidelines.
Limit the use of pesticides and fer-
tilizers in your landscape, avoid in-
secticides and herbicides they can
be toxic to wildlife, put lawn clip-
pings in the trash can instead of in the
gutter, limit the amount of pavement,
redirect stormwater runoff so that it
doesn't flow directly into our water-
ways, never pour chemicals down
storm drains.



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SAutomobiles

1990 OLDS REGENCY 98: Good con-
dition, ice cold air, $1,800 obo. 352-535-
5424.
3tb,2-1-2-2-15

1999 CHEVY S-10: 60K miles, 5-speed.
Call 386-935-3935.
2tb,2-15-2-22

2002 F-250 Super Duty, 7.3 Diesel, 4x4,
117 k miles, good condition, extended
cab, $17,500 Call 221-0363 or 463-8605
leave message.
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ANTIQUE & COLLECT
Sat,Feb 17th at 1pm. Newberry
Sponsor Janet & Rick Hedrick
eer Col. Paul Malphrus AB#21
ceedes go to 4-Pets Sake 386-9
or 866-727-2972.



For Sale


2005 FARMTRAC: 2-wheel drive dies
tractor. 35 horsepower, w/loader & ne
6' bushhog. Only 100 hours, perfect co
edition. Must sell due to illness. Askii
$11,000 obo. 386-935-6880.
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2004 HONDA SHADOW ARRO'S
1100 miles, garage-kept, drivesha
windshield, black & chrome, $5,000 fin
Call after 6pm 352-463-0571.
2tb,2-8-2-


Jim King Realty, Inc.
Realtor IFS
Main Office (352) 493-2221
315 N. Main Street (US-19), Chiefland, FL 32626
Fanning Springs Branch Office (352) 463-6144 or 542-0009
S17871 U.S. Hwy. 19, Fanning Springs, FL 32693
Suwannee Branch Office (352) 542-9007
1 H 23382 SE 349 Hwy., Suwannee, FL32692 .
OPPORTUNITY office@jimkingrealty.com or www.jimkingrealty.com REALTOR*


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If you are looking for a real nice place at an
affordable, price this is the place. Everything is
brand new: floors, carpet, stove, refrig, dishwasher,
cabinets, bathroom, etc. Come take a look. $67,500.
(LMH-754965-RH) 493-2221


Well Maintained Mobile Home on 4+/- Wooded
acres with nice addition, large screen room, carport
and workshop. Convenient to Manatee Springs and
Suwannee River. $134,900. (LMH-754945-K) 493-
2221


SUNSET, GULF AND MARSH VIEW! Newly
remodeled, 2 BR 2 BA home located in the town of
Suwannee at the mouth of the magnificent Suwannee
River! Suwannee is a quiet, peaceful, fishing village
you can enjoy for your weekend getaways or retire
here. Manatee and bird watching, grouper fishing in
the gulf, boating on the river. $279,000. (DW-
753963-JH) 542-9.007


Call Our Office
For More Listings!


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NEWLY CONSTRUCTED
4BR/3BA home on 5.00
acres in Homes-Only Subdi-
vision! Wood cabinets, tray
ceilings, tiled bathrooms
and much more!
MLS 754301 $399,500


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$24,500
$89,500


MOTIVATED'SELLER-Well maintained, concrete
block house on a half acre lot. The carport has been
enclosed and could be used as a den or fourth
bedroom. There is one ceiling fan with central heat
and air. $99,500. (DR-752241-RH) 493-2221


Lovely well milaintained 2/2 DW MH on 1 beautifully
landscaped acre. Many extras such as 10' X 28'
covered front porch, chain link fenced back yard,
pole barn, storage shed/workshop, RV port, a
koi/goldfish pond, citrus trees, grape arbor, concrete
patio, 16' X 25' attached family room with
fireplace/grill beautiful landscaping, & MORE. This
is one that you must see to appreciate.
Approximately 45 minutes to Gainesville$159,900.
(GMH-753410-JW)





FISHERMANS PARADISE! This 2/1 cypress board
and batten cabin is perfect for your getaway weekends
in Suwannee! With a two stall boathouse, fish
cleaning area, sundeck on top of the boathouse wiih
canal, marsh and sunset view, just minutes to the
Suwannee River and the Gulf of Mexico. VERY
AFFORDABLY PRICED, this is the one you've been
looking for $350,000 (DW-753824-JH) 542-9007


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COUNTRY PARADISE
3BR/2BA Ranch-Style home on
29.00 beautiful acres! In-ground
pool, 2-car detached carport, 3-
stall horse barn, tack room & 2
pole barns! MLS 753857
$585,000


BUY your land or home through Deen Lancaster
Realty, Inc. and we will give you, the BUYER,


$140,000 back 1% of the purchase price at closing. Call


our office today at (352) 463-9494 or stop by our
office at 1431 E Wade Street, Trenton, FL 32693.
Certain terms and conditions apply: Limited time offer.
Must be under contract between February 15, 2007
through March 15, 2007. Must be prepared to close by
May 1, 2007. Buyers Broker Agreement required. No
Referral arrangements accepted with offer.


TIBLES


I Wanted To Buy
OLD FARM TRACTORS: Dead, rusty,
broken, abandoned, neglected or disas-
sembled. Also implements. Call Jerry
352.514.2857 or Sonny 352.472.1387,
thanks.
4tb,2-15-3-8


SLivestock

THE HORSE FROM HELL: Pretty
sorrel gelding, he's broke and only $800.
(352) 486-6498.
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Attention


City Hall 'AA & Al-Anon Meetings held in Bell.
Auction- AA is open discussion. Held at the same
57. Pro- place and same time! Come join us on
135-0975 Thursday nights at 7:30pm, New Hope
Family Church, CR-236, 1 mile west of
ltb,2-15 US-129 on the north side (236 is the road
across from building supply) Bring your
own experience, strength, and hope...

4tb,1-25-2-15


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ATTENTION! Parents of a 16+ age high
15 school student who is bored with the con-
fining atmosphere of traditional school-
W: ing. Would you like to give your child
ft the freedom to learn in his/her natural
m. bent, by making the world your child's
classroom, while earning a bona fide high
15 school diploma? Inquire about a FREE
information packet concerning the Vic-
tory Intern Vocational Apprenticeship
program. Tel# (352) 463-1473.


Outstanding Agents.

Outstanding Results. .


Woodi
damage
or 352


Services

LITY HOME REPAIRS,LLC
ob too small, licensed & insured.
rot, water damage, interior/exterior
ge, decks and more. 352-472-7010
-359-9400.
2tp,2-8-2-15


POWELL HEATING & AIR, LLC:
Sales service installation. MC/Visa ac-
cepted. RA13067354 352-463-1115.
4tp,, 2-8-3-1

TREE REMOVAL & DEMOLITION
WORK: Mobile homes and houses re-
moved. For a Free Estimate Call Johnny
Wesley with Wesley Sanitation at 352-
226-3005.
tfnb,ll-16

ELMORE'S SIMULATED BRICK &
STONE, INC.: Stone, stucco, permanent
mobile home skirting. Free Estimates.
,6789 SE 70th Avenue, Trenton. 472-
5542, 214-3702. Fax 352-472-0124.
tfnb-9-15

BOB OSBORNE TREE SERVICE,
INC.: 70 ft. bucket truck, hydraulic load-
er truck, stump grinder. Free Estimates.
Insured. 352-463-9100.
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PRESSURE WASHING, PAINT-
ING, DECK & PATIO BUILDING
and HOME REPAIRS & IMPROVE-
MENT: Reasonable prices, dependable,
insured and professional. Shamrock Ser-
vices, 352-463-1212 day or evening and
weekends.
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BUILDING CONTRACTOR:
CBCO17140 Custom homes built on your
lot. Precision Development, PO Box 249,
26761 SE Hwy. 19, Old Town, 352-542-
8416.

ADVERTISE IN

THE JOURNAL


25105 W.Newberry Road
Newberry, FL
(352) 472-4472

Kim Stanley
Cell (352) 745-6236


Beautiful 5 acres with planted pines near Gilchrist/Alachua County line
on paved road. Ready for your new home! $90,000.


New Listing! Lovely 3/2 home built in 2004 just outside City of Trenton
on CR 319. 1 acre lot with gorgeous trees &paved roads. The home has
1657 sq ft living space with vaulted ceilings, luxury master bath & open
kitchen/dining area plus it has a 2 car garage. $230,000



W/olfoard


171 realty, inc.

Licensed Real Estate Broker 1 Q/1
P.O. Box 546 *Bell, Florida 32619 386-93
20 ACRE HUNTING PARADISE -Nestled into timberland area. Complete with great home
place to live in, fenced, outbuildings. Private & secluded area. Only $324,900.
291.45 ACRES OF PRIME HUNTING LAND With a hunting lodge type house, lodge is
complete with nice porches and a fireplace. Dog pen, rock quarry, fish pond and approximately
150 acres of planted pines. Awesome hunting of deer, wild liogs, turkey, etc. Good improved
roads and trails through out the property. Fronts on a paved road. $1,595,000. Just 8 miles out
of Cross City.
NICE 2/2 HOME IN TOWN OF SUWANNEE New quality built home on waterway close
to Gulf and Suwannee River. $450,000.
GOOD WOODED BUILDABLE LOTS NEAR SANTA FE RIVER Nice boat ramp close
by, beautiful river! A great environment for your family and friends. Only $35,000. (each)
3 HIGH LOTS ON SUWANNEE RIVER Over 300 feet of river frontage. Large 3 Bedroom
house with beautiful views of the river. Large deck at river's bank. Completely fenced 2+ acres
of property with a koi pond, nice trees and plants. $425,000.
WOODED 15 ACRES IN LAFAYETTE COUNTY $119,500. Owner Financing w/ 15%
down.
10 ACRES WITH NICE D'W MH and second rental s/w mh. Has a garage and is fenced.
Quiet and secluded. In the Bell school system. $175,000.
BEAUTIFUL WOODED 5 ACRES On county maintained road in north Gilchrist County.
$66,500. Owner Financing with 15% down.
LOT IN LEVY COUNTY Near Williston on SR 121. Only $23,900.
18 ACRES IN SOUTH SUWANNEE COUNTY Partly open and many nice trees. A great
location!! $165,000.
RARE 20 ACRE PARCEL- nestled into government land. Suwannee River view and swim-
ming spring a few feet away. Deer & turkey hunting. Buildable, and already has well & power.
Nicely wooded. Only $1-7,000/acre. $340,000. Total
BEAUTIFUL 2.75 ACRE NORTH GEORGIA MOUNTAIN LOT Has a real nice view.
$79,900.
10 ACRES Nice land that's high & dry, but convenient to Suwannee & Santa Fe Rivers.
$129,900.
TWO NICE BUILDABLE LOTS ON SUWANNEE RIVER Both side by side lots are
buildable with well, septic & power. Other amenities. Approx 1 acre each $234,900. for
both lots.
2 GREAT BUILDABLE LOTS NEAR LAKE PANASOFFKEE IN SUMPTER COUNTY
- Paved road, river access, great fishing & duck hunting. City water, underground utilities, septic
permit. Perfect area for airboating!! $75,000.
For more information and pictures of these and other properties listed
Visit our website at www.wolfordrealty.com
God Bless America!!


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GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2007


Services

MOWER & CHAINSAW PARTS
Stihl, Husqvarna, Ayp, Murray, Sears,
MTD, Briggs, Kohler, Robin, and Hon-
da. Blades for most mowers.
Beauchamp Saw Shop
493-4904


LA(E CITY
COMMUNITY COLLEGE
DIRECTOR. DEVELOPMENTAL
EDUCATION
Responsible for implementing
developmental courses and acting as
central resource for information about
program. Recruit, schedule and
evaluate developmental instructors.
Master's degree with 18 graduate hours
in English, Math, Reading, or
Education, plus three years develop-
mental teaching, including online and
distance, learning classes. Salary:
$45,000 annually plus benefits.
Application deadline: March 15, 2007.

Teaching Assistant II. Computer
Lab
213 Duty Days
Manage computer lab, supervise and
schedule work load for student
assistants, and assist student with
computer questions and assignments.
Minimum of 32 college semester hours
in relevant discipline, and two years as
teaching assistant or experience in
related area. *
Salary: $17,705.00 annually plus
benefits
Application deadline: February 28,
2007
College application and transcripts
required.
Position details and application
available on the web at:
www.lakecitycc.edu
Inquiries: Human Resources
Lake City Community College
149 SE College Place
Lake City, FL 32025

Phone: (386) 754-4314 Fax: (386)
754-4594
E-mail: boettcherg@lakecitycc.edu

LCCC is accredited by the Southern
Association
of Colleges and Schools
VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education
& Employment


Services

TREES, TREES, TREES: LanE
Tree Service, Inc. 490-4456.
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A BIG STUMP! A LITTLE STUI
We grind them all. Langston Tree


tfn, 1-03 vice, Inc. 490-4456.


2 'C LASS I F IEDS'
gst CLAonIF ADS $00 MINIMUM OR 20 WORDS 10 CENTS ECH ADDITIONAL WOR
CLASSIFIED ADS $5.00 MINIMUM FOR 20 WORDS. 10 CENTS EACH ADDITIONAL WORD. d


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Ser-


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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 ap-
pointment to visit our shop & main office
at 1471 NE 512 Avenue. 100's of stones
in stock, computer specialist to assist you
in creating a lasting tribute to the life of
your loved one.
tfnb,5-20


TIM POWELL ELECT
installations and repairs, lic
insured. State Reg. #EC1300
(352) 463-2155.


[Help Wanted


'DRIVERS: Co. CDL-A, excellent pay +
benefits! $3,000 retention bonus! More
home time! Pd. Holiday/Vac. + Med. &
Dental 404-346-0960 x22626.
2tb,2-15-2-22

GASTONS TREE SERVICE is seek-
ing line certified bucket truck operators
and class B CDL heavy equipment op-
erators to assist with storm debris clean
up in Missouri and in Oklahoma. $1,500
per week, plus expenses. Must have valid
driver's license. For information call 352-
378-5801.
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MAINTENANCE WORKER Full
Time, benefits available. Must have ex-
perience with carpentry, electrical, ma-
chine mechanics, plumbing, and general
building maintenance. Apply in person at
Ayers Health & Rehab, 606 NE 7th St.,
Trenton; fax resume to 352-463-7710
Attn: Tony; or email resume to admin@
ayershealthcenter.com. EOE, DFWP.
2tb,2-15-2-22


Help Wantedj

RN Fridays, Saturdays, & Sundays;
night shift. Competitive wages and ben-
efits. Apply in person at Ayers Health
'& Rehab, 606 NE 7th St., Trenton., fax
r sumep tn _-4A3-.7'710/ Attn: Tpne nor


e-mail resume to admin@a:
ter.com. EOE, DFWP.


REAL ESTATE AGEN'
Trenton office. Call for con
view. 352-584-0179.


.U NIcw ARE YOU INTEREST
,ensed and REER IN REAL ESTAI
2453. Call Banker M. M. Parrish Re

Springs is looking for moti
tfb,11-25 uals tojoin their team. If y


Sly licensed or thinking abo
licensed sales associate cal
at 386-454-3327 for more


PART-TIME CAREGIV
ends) for elderly male in B
est, dependable worker. $7
375-1090 leave message.


Help Wanted ]

SMITH LAW FIRM seeking full-time
experienced legal assistant. Replies are
confidential. 352-490-5353.
6tb,l-18-2-22


yershealthcen- TRENTON FIRE RESCUE is accept-
ing applications for volunteer firefight-
2tb,2-15-2-22 ers. We are in need of motivated and self
disciplined persons to participate in life
r wanted for safety, incident stabilization, and prop-
ifidential inter- erty conservation. Training will be pro-
vided with a combined 240 hour class of
tfnb,2-15 Firefighter I and first responder at no cost
to you. The classes are not yet scheduled,
?D IN A CA- however are forthcoming in the near fu-
'E? Coldwell ture. You can pick up an application at
alters in High the Fire station located at 111 SE 5th Ave.
ivated individ- beside the Trenton City Park or attend
ou are current- one of our weekly meetings on Monday
ut becoming a beginning at 7pm. For any other informa-
l George Ritch tion, call Asst. Chief Kevin Benson or
information. Lieutenant Everritt Heaton at 463-4012.
4tb,2-15-3-8 If no answer, please leave a message and
you will be contacted. In addition we will
be conducting free Blood Pressure checks
VER: (Week- at the station on the first Monday of each
3ranford. Hon- month. The BP checks will be from 6pm
-$8/hour. 352- to 7pm. Thank you, Fire Chief Alex Hud-


son.


2tb,2-8-2-15


LAUNDRY PERSON Full Time, swing
shift, days & nights. Must be reliable and
a team player. Benefits available. Apply
in person at Ayers Health & Rehab Cen-
ter, 606 NE 7th St., Trenton. No phone
calls please. EOE, DFWP.
2tb,2-8-2-15


OFFICE HELP WANTED
Quickbooks Pro. Apply in
County Metals. Behind Doll
Trenton.


FRAMER/CARPENTER
busy contracting firm. Ple;
2210 and leave message. Mi
er's license and own transpe


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(352) 463-7075 JEAN C. TPOKE Licensed Real Estate Broker ON THE WEB:
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730 E. Wade Street (SR-26) Trenton, Florida 32693
-- QUALITY-BUILT HOMES NOW AVAILABLE --
SCENIC RIVERFRONT W/HOME & GUEST BUILDING: 3 BR/2 BA (total): 300' of prime Suwannee River frontage, with sun deck & dock along
the water, located at Shady Bend River/Air Park west of Bell: Frame-built home has side 'in-law'/guest cottage, both with screened-in river-view porches.
Inside has wood & tile flooring, wood vaulted ceilings, spacious open greatroom/kitchen & more. On a private, wooded 4.35-acre tract--call or email for
details...$469O00.
CUSTOM BRICK-BUILT HOME & ACREAGE WEST OF BELL: 3 BR/2 BA: Outstanding brick home, on land-scaped 9.97-acre property located
just 3/4-mile from the Suwannee. Upgrades throughout inside, including fireplace, custom shelving, wood floors, gourmet kitchen (top-line appliances) and
more. Outside has 46x60 combo garage/workshop (room for horses), nice mix of trees, pasture & wildlife--contact Barbara and/or office for all
info...$419,000.
SOLID FRAME HOME, CLOSE TO DOWNTOWN: 3 BR/2 BA: Well-kept 'cracker' home now available, on 67x150 tract in Trenton. Has over 1600
inside sq. ft. of comfort, with spacious front porch. Property also has commercial zoning possibilities, and is located near to both SR-26 & US-129--call
Debra or office for information...$159,900.
NATURAL WOODS IN DIXIE CO., WITH NEW HOME-SITE: 3 BR/2:5 BA: Lots of treed privacy, at this 5-acre property near to CR-349 north of
Old Town. Tract has big, spacious home-site being built (over 3200 sqft., cathedral, ceilings, with large 4-car garage attached & more)--Owner is selling
home & property in 'as is' condition--call or email to Debra/office for full information...$149,900.
SPACIOUS 4 BR HOME IN TOWN: NICE NEIGHBORHOOD: 4 BR/2 BA: With over 1,600 inside sq. ft, this CB/Stucco home would be ideal for
growing family, located at quiet neighborhood in NE Trenton (right by an oak-shaded city park). Has full rooms throughout, including bonus 4th BR (or
could be private office) attached behind 2-car garage. Also, privacy board fencing in back (with screened-in porch)...$129,900.
-- MANUFACTURED HOMES ON THE MARKET --
NEW LISTING--AFFORDABLE MANU. HOME IN'TRENTON: 3 BR/1 BA: Well-kept 14x56 M/Home on wooded 2 lots in NE Trenton
neighborhood, has newly-installed city services, ready to move into & priced for quick sale...$49,900.
20 WOODED ACRES W/SPACIOUS M/HOME NEAR RIVER: 3 BR/2 BA: Roomy 2001 28x76 Manufactured home, sitting on private, wooded
20-acre tract; property located within one mile of Wannee boat ramp. Over 2,000 inside sq. ft. of comfort, includes full living, dining, family/game rooms,
outbuildings & more...$339,000.
Reduced (From $311,000)--LARGE M/HOME ON 30 SECLUDED ACRES: 4 BR/2 BA: Spacious 27x76 manufactured home, located amongst lots of
planted pines (great future investment), on a 30-acre tract in-between Trenton. & Fanning. Acreage has 4-vehicle carport, 20x20 pole barn (w/electric).
Home-site being sold 'as is' by Owner--call Jean or Barbara for all the details...$299,900.
WOODED COUNTRY ACRES, M/HOME-SITE & MORE IN E. GILCHRIST: 3 BR/2 BA: Good location & quick access to main roads into
Alachua Co., for this landscaped 5-acre tract (has mix of pine & oak), with well-kept 1992 27x60 Manufactured (w/attached wood deck porch), metal pole
barn, fish pond. Spacious rooms inside, w/roomy Main BR/BA suite (large garden tub/sep. shower) Owners are motivated to sell...$174,900.
WELL-KEPT PROPERTY W/PRIVACY: 3 BR/2 BA: Spacious 1600+ inside sqft., at this neat/clean Manufactured home-site close to Bell, on a
secluded 5.8-acre tract (has nice mix of pasture & large oaks). Large, airy rooms inside, with fireplace & shelving in living room, full Main BR/BA suite
(garden tub'& shower in bath), lots more...$126,900.
Reduced (From $129,900)--WELL-KEPT M/HOME, W/2+ ACRE TRACT IN DIXIE: 3 BR/2 BA:: Very nice 27x56 'Nobility' Manufactured, on
landscaped & large-treed 2.1-acre tract close to Old Town. Neat & clean inside, with spacious Greatroom format, large kitchen, fireplace in family room,
attached wood front porch, outbuilding & more...$124,900.
NEAT/CLEAN M/HOME & LANDSCAPED ACRE IN NW LEVY CO.: 3 BR/2 BA: Beautifully-kept 2000 26x40 Manufactured, located near to
CR-345/CR-336 just south of Chieflhnd. The home is bright and airy inside, with eat-in kitchen & spacious Main suite. One-acre tract has outbuildings and
well-maintained A/G pool--Call Barbara/office for details...$119,900.
TWO SEPARATE M/HOMES, BOTH ON 5 ACRES, JUST NORTH OF BELL: Two adjacent 5-acre tracts, each with a Manufactured Home (one a 3
BR/2 BA 24x40, the other 2 BR/2 BA 16x76), both kept in good shape. Properties are rolling, wooded land--one has outbuilding & 2-vehicle.pole barn;
both within short drive of CR-340. For sale separately, but Owner may consider combined offer...$118,900 (each).
WELL-KEPT M/HOME ON LANDSCAPED ACRE IN NO. GILCHRIST: 3BR/2BA: 1996 24X44 Manufactured, in quality condition, on a corner
1.15-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...Owner says to
present offers...$88,900.
-- LOTS & ACREAGE PROPERTIES ON MARKET --
44 ACRES, MIX OF WOODS/OPEN SPACE, IN EAST GILCHRIST: Quality larger acreage tract, has nice mix of natural woods & open pasture.
Property also has over 1,000' of paved frontage along CR-337, and well, fencing/gates. Lots of potential for family-farm/agricultural use--call or e-mail our
office for full details...$499,900.
6+ ACRES--SUWANNEE RIVERFRONT TRACT, WEST OF BELL: Unspoiled 6.28-acres, a wooded tract with 200' frontage along the Suwannee; at
Shady Bend Air Park S/D. Call or e-mail to Barbara, for full property details...$249,900.
20 ACRES--DIXIE CO. WOODED TRACT, PAVED FRONTAGE: A naturally-wooded, unspoiled property, has frontage along 2 sides of paved.
Spillers Road, so potential for multiple home-sites; located right by neat/clean county park near Old Town...$220,000.
10 ACRE TRACTS: Three separate 10-acre properties available at different parts of North Gilchrist Co., all within short drive of the Bell area. Each is
ready for a built or manufactured home-site to be placed...starting from $89,500.
FIVE ACRES, WITH WELL & SEPTIC INSTALLED: Nice mix of trees and open space, at this 5.02-acre tract in West Gilchrist Co., close to both
Trenton and Bell. Property has 4" well & septic tank installed, ready for your new home-site; call or email for full information...$89,900.
4-to-5 ACRE TRACTS AVAILABLE: Five separate 4-5 acre-sized properties now available, all throughout the Gilchrist & Levy Co. market--each ready
for new home-site, check with office on those with deed restrictions (homes only)..Starting from $79,900.
2-ACRE TRACT, PAVED FRONTAGE NEAR TRENTON: A 2-acre pasture property, at the Fox Run deed-restricted S/D by CR-319, ready for new
home-site,.Owners motivated, say present offers...$55,900.
SINGLE LOTS TO ONE ACRE TRACTS--We have a variety of the smaller tracts for sale, from 100xl00 sized, to 1/2 & 3/4 acre tracts, and some
one-acre properties; all located in the Bell, Bronson,Trenton, Fanning Springs area--check with our office for the full details...single lots start from $9,900
and 1/2 to one-acre tracts start from $13,900.
You can call our agents after regular business hours, for more information on any of our listings,
at the main office number above, or at our agents' cell numbers below:


Jim or Jean Troke
Er (386) 935-3357

MLS


Paul Troke
(352) 221-2999


Barbara Mayo
(352) 222-0427


Professional Service With A Personal Touch"


Debra Powers
(352) 215-1132

EQUAL HOUSING
OPPORTUNITY


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driving record and dependability. Salary
based on experience. Please inquire (352)
535-7529.
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VACANCIES
): Must know GILCHRIST COUNTY
person. Tri- SCHOOLS
[ar General in Temporary Instructional Aide, Pre-K
(District-Wide)
2tb,2-8-2-15 High school diploma or equivalent.
Associate of Arts degree or higher, or
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ase call 463- accredited institution,
ust have driv- or a passing score on an approved state
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LAKE CITY
.. COMMUNITY COLLEGE
PROGRAM DEVELOPER
GRANT FUNDED
Assist the Banner Center Director in defining
needs and developing programs to fulfill
those.needs. Bachelor's degree in education
or workforce education and 3 years
professional experience, including teaching
& supervising, and experience developing
workforce curriculum and programs.
Knowledge of federal & state funded-
programs. Must have valid FL driver's
license prior to employment.
Salary: $35,000 annually, plus benefits
Application deadline: March 7, 2007
SENIOR STAFF ASSISTANT
GRANT FUNDED
Assist the Banner Center Director with
secretarial tasks, administrative duties, and
interacting with industry representatives.
High school graduate or equivalent with four
years secretarial or clerical experience.
Special consideration to applicants with
associate degree or certificate in related area.
SExperience as assistant to a manager
preferred. Must be able to create and
maintain Excel spreadsheets, be proficient in
Word and be able to multitask.
Salary: $22,692 annually, plus benefits
Application deadline: February 21, 2007
*********************************
College application, transcripts and resume
required. Position details and application
available on the web at: www.lakecitvcc.edu
Inquiries: Human Resources
Lake City Community College
149 SE College Place
Lake City, 32025 FL
Phone: (386) 754-4314 Fax: (386) 754-4594
E-mail: boettcherg@lakecitycc.edu

LCCC is accredited by the Southern
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LAKE CITY
COMMUNITY COLLEGE
Coordinator, Advising and Student
Development
This is a professional position responsible
for planning, organizing, staffing,
coordinating, reporting and budgeting for
the Office of Advising and Student
Development. Will conduct student
advising and lead the areas of advising, dual
enrollment, career development, and
multicultural student programming.
Master's degree in student personnel or a
closely related field, and two years
experience in management/supervisory role.
See complete position details on College
web site. College application, resume and
copy of transcripts required. Application
available on the web at:
www.lakecitycc.edu
Salary: Based on degree and
experience, plus benefits.
Application deadline: March 2, 2007
Inquiries: Human Resource
Development
Lake City Community College
149 SE College Place
Lake City, FL 32025

Phone: (386) 754-4314
Fax: (386) 754-4594
E-mail: boettcher @lakecitycc.edu g

LCCC is accredited by the Southern
Association
of Colleges and Schools
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SHelp Wanted

Journeyman Maintenance Worker
High School Diploma and valid Florida
Driver License with good driving record
required. Three years work experience
in building maintenance, trades
and grounds experience. Universal
EPA (HVAC) certification required.
Journeyman level HARV license
preferred.
Anticipated Vacancy Bus Driver
District Wide
High School Diploma or Equivalent.
Class B CDL with Air Brake and
Passenger Endorsements
Anticipated Vacancies- Guidance
Counselor
District Wide Masters degree or
higher from an accredited institution.
Florida certification covering School
Guidance Counseling. Middle/High
School instructional and/or counseling
experience preferred.
Anticipated Vacancies- Temporary
Specialist,
Student Services & Staffing
Trenton High School
Masters degree or higher from
an accredited institution. Florida
certification covering School Guidance
Counseling. Middle/High School
instructional and/or counseling
experience preferred.
Anticipated Vacancies- Instructor,
Science
District Wide Bachelor's degree or
higher from an accredited institution.
Florida .certification covering Science.
Certification for Chemistry and Physics
preferred. Masters Degree and eligible
to teach dual enrollment/community
college preferred.
Anticipated Vacancy: Instructors,
Math
District Wide Bachelor's degree or
higher from an accredited institution.
Florida certification covering Math


605 South Main Street

Trenton, Florida 32693

Phone: (352) 463-2121


Heaven? Does 2345 sq ft, stainless steel appliances, corian coun-
tertops, hardwood floors, jetted tub....etc. sound like a piece of
heaven to you? Well here it is, right here on 5 beautiful acres!!
CAll Tara today to see this magnificent modular home while it is
still available at $230,000.
Very Nice 3 acres located in Old Town, Florida. With your
brand new well and certified septic this parcel is just waiting for.
yopr new home or mobile!., High and dry ,and priced right at
$48,000. Call Tara today for directions to your new home site!
Assumable Mortgage, 2 BR/1.5 BA 1975 mobile home on 1/4
acre. Fully landscaped and 3/4 fenced. 600 ft. from the river, but
no flooding. Only $55,000.

OWNER FINANCE
5.18 Acres buildable, 100ft. on river, $225,000. Negotiable.
3 BR/1 BA on 1 acre, needs work, $55,000.
1 Acre, high and dry, 2 to choose from, $32,000.
2 Acres, corner lot, $42,900.1
2.5 Acres, great terms, $42,900.
3.04 Acres, in Bell, $59,900.
2.5 Acres, paved street, in Long Pond, $64,900.
5 Acres, beautiful pasture. Only 4 left, $85,000.
5 Acres, fenced, well, septic and power, $89,900.


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 MR
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10789 SE CR #337
TRENTON
2-BD/ 2BA FRAME HOME on 1 acre
MLS # 754111 Priced $170,000.



8640 SW 47th Lane
BELL
2BD/ 1BA MH ON 1 acre lot
Close to Suwannee River
MLS # 750952 PRICED AT $65,000.


Homes w/Land
MLS# 754159 3 BD/2 BA Ranch Home on 18 ac. W/
3BD/ 2BA DW
MLS# 751504 3BD/ 2BA Ranch Home on City Lot
MLS# 752792 3BD/ 2BA MH on 2 City Lots


For additional information on our listings
Visit our website at www.lfrankgrant.com


Land in Gilchrist County
MLS# 754309 9.55 acres w/4'well 16x36 shelter
MLS # 749600 9.2 ac Planted Pines off County Grade
MLS # 749774 10 ac w/4" well-cross fenced
MLS # 751145 5 acre wooded lot w/Pines
MLS # 752877 5 ac wooded w/scattered oaks
MLS # 752196 5 ac mostly cleared w/scattered trees
MLS # 751741 11.51 ac cleared pasture
MLS # 751750 2 ac cleared on paved road
MLS # 752195 2 acre wooded lot
MLS # 755053 3 ac planted pines
MLS # 755054-755056 5 plus acres planted pines


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Anticipated Vacancy: Temporary
Instructors, Reading
District Wide Bachelor's degree or
higher from an accredited institution.
Florida certification covering Reading
, Speech/Language Pathologist (K-12)
District-wide Bachelor's Degree in
Speech/
Language Pathology/Communication
Disorders from an accredited
educational institution. Florida
certification in Speech/Language
Pathology and/or licensure in
Speech/Language Pathology.
School Psychologist
District-wide Master's Degree from an
accredited
institution. Certification covering
School Psychology.
Substitute Teachers
High School Diploma or Equivalent.
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.
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 Florida teaching certificate in a
core subject area. Once approved,
highly qualified substitutes would be
eligible for substituting at $130 a day in
pre-approved situations where there is
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area. All other daily substituting would
be at current daily rates. Contact the
District Office for an application and
more information.
Obtain and submit application to:
Gilchrist County School District,
310 NW 1 th 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
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OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT: 302 N.
Main Street, Trenton. Behind Gilchrist
Title, upstairs, separate secure entrance
from NE 2nd Street approx. 870 sq. ft.
Like new, $600/month includes utilities.
(352) 463-6403.
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3 BR/2 BA 2000 DW ON 5 ACRES:
Upgraded with ceramic tile. New kitch-
en, new appliances, huge living room
w/fireplace, master bedroom with large
bathroom. High and dry, scattered trees
on a quiet country road. 5669 SW 48th
Ct. Valued at $135,000. Owner at 352-
463-2786 weekends or 727-352-0582
anytime.
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ty, never floods. 386-935-2243.
4th,2-8-3-1

NEWLY REMODELED 2 BR/ 2 BA
home on 3 lots near Fanning Springs.
Perfect SHIP home. Detached garage
with plenty of storage space. Won't last
long at $85000.00. Call Dale at 463-2481
or Glen at 463-0312.


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TRENTON-3 NEW homes, 3BR/2BA,
80x100 lot, paved street ,water & sewer.
Oak cabinets,ref, range. Call Eileen @
Horizon Realty (352)665-2522.
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ACREAGE FOR SALE: Bell Two
20-acre parcels, one 30-acre parcel, buy
separate or together. Abundant wildlife.
$7,000 per acre. 772-20.1-1115.
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1 ACRE BELL AREA: Beautifully
wooded, high & dry, owner financing, no
down payment, only $307/mo. $29,900.
352-215-1018.
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1/2 ACRE NEWBERRY AREA: Beau-
tifully wooded lot, just off paved street,
convenient to Gainesville, owner financ-
ing, no down payment, only $307/mo.
$29,900. 352-215-1018.
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HOUSE FOR SALE BY OWNER: 1306
SW 6th Avenue. CB 3 BR/1.5 BA, near
Trenton Elementary School, furnished,
$135,000. Unfurnished $130,000.. Call
463-2042, 7 9 pm
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FOR SALE Retail storefront property
in downtown Trenton. Three buildings on
Main Street. Call 352-463-7135.


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Trenton, FL 32693

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The Gilchrist County Health Department is seeking a
Health Support Tech, Position#DOHHel016 to join our
dynamic team. This position will provide direct client case
assisting physicians, providing lab tests and performing
procedures. This position works under the direct supervi-
sion of the Director of Nursing. Must have high school
diploma or its equivalent and a current valid Certified
Nursing Assistant certificate. Basic computer skills, help-
ful. Must be fingerprinted. May be required to work extra
hours or days in the event of an emergency. Salary range is
$702.27 $1,825.01 bi-weekly.
Applications will be accepted online at
https://peoplefirst.myflorida.com/ State of Florida applica-
tions may be mailed to State of Florida, People First, Staff-
ing Administration, PO Box 44058, Jacksonville, FL 32231
or faxed to (904) 636-2627. Deadline for applications will
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LAKE CITY
COMMUNITY COLLEGE
168 Duty Days Tenured Track To
Commence August 2007
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR.
ANATOMY & PHYSIOLOGY
Master's Degree with at least 18
graduate hours in discipline; Medical
Doctorate; or master's with 18 graduate
hours in work centered on human
Anatomy & Physiology. Ability to also
teach Biology, Physical Science, or
other science related course desired.
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR.
BIOLOGY
Masters degree in Biology or
Microbiology with at least 18 graduate
hours in the subject area. Credentials to
teach Anatomy and Physiology,
Zoology, and other Life Sciences
courses a plus.
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR,
BUSINESS EDUCATION
Master's degree in Business with
knowledge of office procedures,
.bookkeeping process and applications,
and skill in computer use and
applications. Knowledge of agribusi-
ness as related to business & industry
desired:
ASSOCIATE
PROFESSOR.ECONOMICS
Requires Masters degree with
minimum 18 graduate credit hours in
field and teaching experience. Ability
to teach in additional fields (history,
political science, geography, math,
etc.), desirable.
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR,
MATHEMATICS
Master's Degree with at least 18
graduate hours in Mathematics prefix
courses. Ability to use graphing
calculators and computers.
198 Duty Days Tenured Track
ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR. TURF
EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGY
Teach turf equipment and shop
management classes including
m-chanic;i. d;il-ano~ics. 'eldinrg iard
mainieniarice _A AS .ith tI'.e ;,eir_
full-time mechanic cxrpenence.
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Silar, Based on degree and
experience, plus benefits
Application Deadline: Review of
applications will begin March 15, 2007
Persons interested should provide
SCollege application, vita, and
photocopies of transcripts. All foreign
transcripts must be submitted with
official translation and evaluation.
Position details and applications
available on web at:
www.lakecitvcc.edu
Human Resources
Lake City Community College
149 S.E. College Place
Lake City Fl 32025-2007
Phone (386) 754-4314; Fax (386)
754-4594
E-Mail: boettcherg(alakecitvcc.edu
LCCC is accredited by the Commission
on Colleges of the Southern Associa-
tion of Colleges and Schools.
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RESIDENTIAL
GREAT 3BR, 2BA HOME on extra large lot. Nice chain-link fenced'
back yard. Beautifully wooded corner lot w/firepit & place for a pond.
Great starter or investment property. Call Debbie Zeller, 538-2857.
$129,900. #271925
THIS WELL MAINTAINED HOME on 1.4 acres close to
Gainesville has stainless Whirlpool appliances, back and frontdecks, a
10x20 storage building all with a 1 year home warranty. Call Perry
McDonald, 352-278-0310. $145,000. #273402
WHAT A HOME FOR THE PRICE! 3BR, 2BA, move-in ready
with large living room, inside laundry, newer carpet. Just 20 minutes to
Gainesville. Call Linda Buccheri 352-665-0291 TODAY to view.
$150,000. #273004
UNIQUE FRAME HOME in the country. 3BR, 1.5BA, lakeview,
1.85 fenced landscaped acres. Lg deck, screened back porch, fruit trees;
too many extras to list. Must see! Call Debra Vanover, 359-3401.
$179,000. #271742
WELL GROOMED 5 ACRES in Columbia Co. 2004 double
manufactured home, 2356 Sq. Ft, 4BR, 2BA, Lg great/family rm
w/fireplace. Lg Kit. w/new appliances, detached garage w/storage. Low
taxes! Paved road frontage. Like new only lived in 3 Mo. Call Deena
Erickson, 352-494-2404. $239,900. #264086
LOOKING FOR ACREAGE? 23.88 acres is heavily wooded and
close to springs & rivers. 1994 single-wide included in sale.
Convenient location. Call Tony Boothby, 352-262-1159 or Isabel
Smith, 318-7829. $275,000. #275146
VACANT LAND
GORGEOUS ACRE LOT iri Three River Estates. Heavily wooded
with hardwoods. Would make a great homesite. Private access to Santa
Fe & Ichetucknee Rivers. Call Martha Cornelius, 386-984-5920.
$26,900. #271966


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BEAUTIFUL HOME on 5+ ACRES
Barn & Storage Bldgs.-Landscaped
2BR/2BA 1654 sq. ft;
$250,000 MLS#755029


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CONCRETE BLOCK HOME
City Limits of Trenton
3BR/I.5BA .42Acres
MLS#754652 $125,300


.23 Commercial, US 129
.27 Acre, W/S, River Access
1/3 Commercial Lot Hwy 26
1/2 Acre, River Access, W/S/P
1/2 Acre, Bronson,City water
1 Acre, North Gilchrist
I Acre, North Gilchrist
I Acre North of Bell
I Acre Lots, Williston
I Acre, Paved Road, Bell
I Acre, Buck Bay, Chiefland
1.03 Acres, Partially Cleared


$75,000
$37,900
$75,000
$29,900
$24,900
$17,900
$18,500
$21,000
$35,000
$39,900
$65,000
$25,500


Hometown Realty
of North P le.

Natalie Rankin Licensed Real Estate Broker
1310 North Main Street Bell, Florida 32619
Office: (352) 463-9001 Toll Free: (888) 463-9001 Fax: (352) 463-9008


LOTS & ACREAGE


1.14 Acres, W/S/P
1.19, Acres, Comer Lot
1.6 Acres, Well & Septic
2 Acres, W/S/P, Dividable NEW
2 Acres, Bell, Dividable
2 Acres, Old Town
2 Acres, Old Town, Paved Rd.
2.5 Acres, Bell,
2.5 Acres, Slab Foundation, REDUCED
4.34 Acres, W/S/P, Morriston


$45,000 5 Acres Beautifully Wooded
$28,500 5 Acres, Bell City Limits, Dividable
$48,300 5 Acres, W/S/P, Suwannee County
$56,900 5 Acres, Trenton, Dividable
$45,000 5 Acres, E. Gilchrist, 3 to choose from
$40,000 5.5 Acres, Near Waters Lake.
$39,900 7.33 Acres, Cleared
$39,900 7.94 Paved Highway
$69,900 10 Acres, Cleared
$119,000 10 Acres, CR 232


$69,990
$112,000
$69,900
$89,900
$85,000
$59,900
$139,900
$115,000
$199,000
$99,000


BEAUTIFUL POOL HOME
3/2 home on 5 acres convenient to Bell
1860 sq. ft. living area, Pole Barn
$320,000 MLS#752985



F e sa.-l t- as

CLOSE TO RIVER
Peaceful Setting
3/2 DWMH on 1/4 Acre Lot
MLS#752447 $59,900


0 Acres, CR232
10 Acres, Suwannee Shores
10 Acres, Suwannee Shores
10 Acres, Paved Road
12 Acres, Scattered Oaks
15 Acres, Perfect for Motoreross
20 Acres, Planted Pines
20 Acres, W/S/P, Pole Barn
20 Acres, Pines, Close to River
30 Acres, Near Manatee Spgs
40 Acres, W/S/P, Pole Barn
42 Acres, E. Gilchrist


$115,0001
$119,000
$149,000
$163,000
$170,000
$175,000
$189,000
$199,000
$249,942
$339,000
$380,000
$399,000j


The Hometown Team


PAVED ROAD FRONTAGE
Cleared 5 Acres & Very Clean
2BR/1.5BA SWMIH w/ porch
MLS#753758 $125,000

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2BR/2BA DWMI
16 x 30 Wood Deck
960 sq.fl. 5 Acres
MLS# 755225 $109,000


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Natalie Rankin Rob Rankin Michele Taylort Emma Garcia Don Thomas
(Not Pictured: Kathleen Shannon, Jack Diepersloot & Nathan Shepherd)


www.HometownRealtyNF.com


OPPORTUNITY


FIXER-UPPER JUST I BLOCK
FROM SANTA FE RIVER
3BR/IBA 2.43 Acres
MLS#755258 $99.000


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GTTCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 15, 2007


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Mon.-Fri. 7:30 to 5.
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Mon.-Fri. 7:30 to 5
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B l ,d C l ,ar, d


Police Chief Finds
Officer Wright
Did Not Use
Excessive Force In
Dealing With Trenton
Resident
(Continued from Page One)
officer did push Mr. Shearin down
nor did they state the officer pulled
the hose out of Mr. Shearin's hand.
Chief Smith's investigation re-
vealed that Mrs. Shearin did have a
confrontation with the officer out by
the road that was very intense. At one
point during this discussion the offi-
cer told Mrs. Shearin to "Shut your
mouth and leave" and the officer
walked away,
Chief Smith's investigation includ-
ed several interviews with identified
witnesses that were at the scene at the
time of the fire.
Chief Smith's investigation con-
cluded that based on the preliminary
investigation Officer Wright did not
use excessive force to get Mr. Shea-
rin out of the area that he had deter-
mined was too close to the active fire.


Residents Become
C.E.R.T Certified
(Continued from Page One)

the administrative team is: Randy
Durden is Chairman of the Board,
Ronnie McQueen is the County Ad-
ministrator, Carlos Perez is the Di-
rector of Public Safety and Sheriff
David Turner. Ron Mills, Assistant
Director for Gilchrist County Emer-
gency Management, invites everyone
in the Gilchrist County community
to call and get signed up for future
C.E.R.T. classes. This is a 10-week
course which is normally taught in
the evening. The information they
teach is useful to all of us in our. ev-
eryday lives and by participating in
the local team you will also be pro-
viding an invaluable service to your
community. There are no age re-
strictions and all graduates receive a
C.E.R.T. pack which has emergency
gear for them to use. The best thing
is that this education is free; all you
have to provide is your time. If you
would like more information please
call Charissa Strickland at (352) 463-
3134.
ACLU Challenges
(Countinued from Page One)
or parents, public officials or re-
ligious leaders, judges or families,"
said J. Brent Walker, Executive Di-
rector of the Baptist Joint Committee
for Religious Liberty. "As a minister,
I' can think of little better than for


The Gilchrist County C.E.R.T. Administrative Team, Ronnie
McQueen, Sheriff David Turner, Carlos Perez, and Randy Duden


The witnesses reported in the inves-
tigation that Mr. Shearin fell down
while the officer was trying to get the
resident out of the area of the fire. Mr.
Shearin was not pushed down. None
of .the witnesses interviewed could
state that they saw the officer pull the
hose from Mr. Shearin's hand. The
investigation identifies evidence ob-
tained through documents and sworn
statements that indicates Officer


everyone to read and obey the Ten
Commandments; as a lawyer, I can
think of little worse than for govern-
mental officials to tell us to do it."
The Establishment Clause in the
First Amendilment of the Constitu-
tion guarantees that government will
not prescribe religion. Erecting one
version of the Ten Commandments
sends a signal to others that they are
not welcome and will be treated un-
fairly, the ACLU said.
In June 2005, when the Supreme
Court struck down state-sponsored
Ten Commandments displays in sev-
eral Kentucky courthouses, the Court
confirmed that the Constitution for-
bids the government from displaying
such inherently religious monuments
without a clear secular purpose. At
the same time, the Court also upheld
a Ten Commandments display in
Texas, but only because that 40-year-
old monument was placed in a non-
religious setting among numerous
historical documents and markers.
The Ten Commandments monument
in Dixie County is not flanked by any
other historical monuments.
"There are many different versions
of the 10 Commandments includ-
ing Catholic, Jewish and Protestant,"
said Harriet Kurlander, Executive Di-
rector of the Southeast Region of the
American Jewish Congress. "When
government endorses one particular
religious, group's \r version of the Ten
Commandments, it sends an imper-


Wright was attempting to remove
Mr. Shearin from a potentially harm-
ful position. None of the witnesses
were reported to have stated that Of-
ficer Wright used excessive force to
get Mr. Shearin to move back. Chief
Smith's investigation revealed there
is no evidence that implicates Officer
Wright in any criminal misconduct
through the use of excessive force.


missile message of government
preference for one religion over an-
other."
SCounsel for the case are Glenn Ka-
ton, Regional Director for the ACLU
of Florida's Central Florida office;
Rebecca Harrison Steele, Director
of the ACLU of Florida's Religious
Freedom Project; and Randall Mar-
shall, Legal Director for the ACLU
of Florida.
Submitted by ACLU

F.D.O. T. Public Meeting
(Continued from Page One)
will be given an opportunity to make
comments.
The Trenton meeting will be held'
in the Gilchrist County Women's
Club at 819 S.W. CR-339 in Trenton.
This meeting will begin at 4:30 with
FDOT staff and consultants available
to show maps and dra% ings and dis-
cuss specific issues that the public has
in relation to the proposed road im-
provements. At 6:30 p.m. the FDOT
will make a presentation followed by
the public being given an opportunity
to make comments.
A Project Development and Envi-
ronmental Study is currently under-
way evaluating the need for addition-
al capacity to the existing roadway
from US 19 through Trenton to CR
26A in Alachua County.
The public is encouraged to attend
one of these meetings to provide in-
formation to FDOT in concerning the
proposed road improvements.


MEET OUR RALOS


Garrett Buzbee Jack Schofill


Ter Anderson
Terri Anderson


Mile away. 3/2 MH completely upgraded
With wood framed doors & windows,
Sheet rock walls, extra insulation.
Doesn't flood, home like new!


location! Features 3/1, 2,079 sq ft, on
.92 acre. Great COMMERCIAL
potential, Bonus room, large enough
for business or family.


2BR/2BA DW MH, deck, fresh water canal,
concrete, seawall, dock, boathouse. Call
Garrett Buzbee Realtor
352-318-4700.


2/1 home-sits on large corner lot in
city of Trenton. Built in 1960,
contains 844 sq ft and 1 car
detached carport.









\ei 1 i,:. : I- cc i lCt iLil c% .Z'.
Mobile home. This 3/2 MH features
960 sq ft, 5 acres, fenced property.
Call this one home today!


1994 SWMH on 12.14 acres fenced
& cross fenced. Features 1,208 sq. ft.,
3BR/2BA, including goats with sell.
Call Rebecca Woodin,
Realtor 352-494-8233.


OF 1. Home features 4/3, spacious
Living, brick fireplace, florida room w/
Plenty of windows, oversized front yard,
5.45 acres. Additional 2/1.5 home that is
included.


2BRK IiB I...me I11i 11 ,I ,i
Suwannee River. Home features 1,020
sq ft, 1.08 acre tract, boardwalk to
river, beautiful yiews from dining
room & screened porch.


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ft beautiful home On 5.46 acres has a lot to
offer. Home boasts 9' ceilings, open floor
plan, Large den, call today choose your own
colors. Kimberly Baker,
Realtor 493-7178.


3/2 is ready to move in. Property is
fenced & cross fenced w/barn &
stables on 6.79 acres. Screened room,
island in kitchen, home needs lil'
paint work.


PRIC.E- i LU LD l- \ [II ..ir[..Ii, l 1i.
Home on 9+ acres. Home features
3BR/3BA with 2 master suites.
Enclosed patio, pool, new shingles
& new tile in Kitchen.









This 4/3, 3,474 sq ft house is perfect to call
home! Inviting entry, formal dining, spacious
den, large kitchen & laundry room, custom
workmanship & upgrades make this
Home a must see. Call Lisa Baxter,
Realtor 352-493-4200.


BRt( i-[ [E .M [.1f L l .:.r I I
Plenty room on this 19 acre parcel
With 2 homes. Both lomes in superior
Condition with many extras! 30x40 steel
Building, 4 bay carport w/concrete slab.


L LAK LUUj MUUULAK 4/) nome!
Magnificent custom home! Features
Walk-in closets, large cabinet space,
Living & family room, office, tile
Throughout, large front & rear porch.


11" .' l l -I II' TI.
cutting edge design home'Features 1,350 sq ft,
newly constructed, 11 ft high windows in
living & master, balcony w/beautiful view.
Call Terri Anderson, Realtor
352-356-1961.


.11 Acre Trenton $17,500
.11 Acre Suwannee $63,000
.11 Acre Suwannee $250,000
.11 Acre Suwannee $295,000
.18 Acres River Walk $67,500
.20 Acre Fanning Springs $75,000
.26 Acre Suwannee $600,000
.30 Acre Chiefland $25,000


.46 Acre Bell $19,900
.50 Acre Suwannee $65,000
.82 Acre Chiefland $85,000
.90 Acre Chiefland $34,900
1 Acre Bell $19,900
1 Acre Bell $30,000
1.25 Acres Fanning Springs $24,900
1.33Acres Chiefland $49,500
1,80 Acres Trenton $55,000
1 81 Are Trentfnn $55 l0


1.83 Acres Trenton
1.94 Acres Trenton
2 Acres Bell
2.04 Acres Trenton
2.29 Acres Branford
2.73 Acres Old Town
4.54 Acres Trenton
4.71 Acres Trenton
4.73 Acres Trenton
4.75 Acres Trenton


$55,000
$55,000
$45,000
$77,500
$179,900
$41,000
$130,000
$135,000
$130,000
$79,900


4.82Acres Trenton $115,000

5 Acres Old Town $75,000
5 Acres Bell $69,900
5 Acres Chiefland $80,000
5 Acres Bell $85,000
5 Acres Trenton $98,500
5.04Acres Bell $75,000
5.26Acres Trenton $115,000
6.07 Acres Trenton $104,900


6.73 Acres Bell $69,900
8.18 Acres Chiefland $129,900
8.80Acres High Springs $132,000
9 Acres Trenton $225,000
9.62 Acres Bell $129,900
9.63 Acres Bell $149,900
9.63 Acres Chiefland $220,000
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10 Acres Chiefland
10 Acres Trenton


$109,900
$60,000


10 Acres Trenton
10 Acres Bell
10 Acres 'Bell
10 Acres Bell


.$100,000
$100,000
$124,900
$149,900


10.06Acres OldTown $130,000
14.85 Acres High Springs $222,750


24 Acres Bell $366,000
25 Acres Trenton $275,000
31.33 Acres Chiefland $313,300


33.50Acres Trenton $502,500
35.40 Acres Bell $442,500
57.37Acres Chiefland $1,721,100
70 acres Trenton $770,000
80 Acres Bell $800,000
100 Trenton $1,079,000
105.08 Acres Chiefland $1,044,750
120 Acres Bell $1,200,000
160 Acres Trenton $2,400,000


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.31 Acre Chiefland $29,900 4.77 Acres Bell $69,900 6.08Acres Trenton $104,900 10Acres Chiefland $139,900
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Kimberly Baker


Rebecca Woodin


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