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Title: Gilchrist County journal
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Thetis F. Fisher
Place of Publication: Trenton, Fla
Creation Date: July 30, 2009
Frequency: weekly
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Subjects / Keywords: Newspapers -- Trenton (Fla.)   ( lcsh )
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Spatial Coverage: United States of America -- Florida -- Gilchrist -- Trenton
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Additional Physical Form: Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1933.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 3 (Feb. 1, 1934).
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Second man drowns in the Santa Fe River in just six days


By Carrie A. Mizell
Just six days after the body of a
25-year-old man was pulled from the
Santa Fe River near the county park
on SR 47, a second man drowned last
Wednesday afternoon after jumping
from a tree into the Santa Fe River.
The body of Frank Joseph Davis,
39, of Alachua County, was found
by divers on Friday night some 30
feet from where he was last seen at a
county boat ramp on NE 2nd Way.
According to Sheriff Daniel
Slaughter, deputies responded to the
county boat ramp at 5:50 p.m. and
after gathering, information from


friends on scene, determined' that
Davis may have struck his head after
jumping from a tree before his body
ever hit the water.
"The water was very murky,"
Slaughter stated. "People at the scene
searched for Mr. Davis but could not
locate him."
Divers from the Columbia County
Sheriff's Office discovered Davis'
body at 9:28 p.m.
According to Sheriff Slaughter,
there was no evidence of foul play at
the scene. The cause of death will of-
ficially be determined at a later date
following an autopsy by the Medical


Examiner's Office.
Davis'.drowning marks the second
drowning of the year in the Santa
Fe River. Guillermo Hernandez, 25,
drowned while wading near the river
bank at Santa Fe River Park on Fri-
day, July 17. According to witnesses,
Hernandez could not swim and ap-
parently stepped off the shoal area
and into, a deep trench.
Major Tony Smith of the Gilchrist
County Sheriff's Office said that Da-
vis' drowning marks the fifth recent
drowning in the tri-county area.
"Every one has been- unique,"
Smith said. "I would urge people to


be cautious. The water is .so black in
the Santa Fe River right now that I
wouldn't advise diving."
On July 22 the Levy and Dixie
County Sheriff's Office dive team lo-
cated the body of Kerry Boisson, 34,
of Cocoa, 150 feet down river from
the house boat his family had docked
near Fanning Springs State Park.
Foul play is not suspected in Bois-
son's drowning death, though a med-
ical examiner's report had not been
completed at press time. Boisson's
fiancee reported that the couple had
swum to shore and entered the park to
enjoy the springs when Boisson said


he was not feeling well and decided
to return to the boat, but that was the
last time he was seen alive.
In lieu of the recent drownings, the
following tips may help in the preve-
nion of further tragedy:
The Mayo Clinic advises:
* Don't swim alone. Neyer allow
children to swim alone or without
adult supervision.
* Feet first. The first descent into
any body of water should be a jump
- feet first. Before the jump, check
water depth and look for underwater
hazards.
* Stay in designated areas.


Morriston man being

sought after high-speed

motorcycle chase through.

Gilchrist County


iy John M. Ayers
The State Attorney's Office in the
Eighth Judicial Circuit has issued
warrants for the arrest of Michael A.
Neely, 27, of Morriston after a suspect
riding on a motorcycle registered to
Neety failed to stop during a 22-mile
high-speed motorcycle chase as State
Trooper Gabriel Martin pursued the
suspect for 9 minutes through Gil-
christ County on July 1.
Florida Highway Patrolman Of-
ficer Gabriel Martin was east bound
on CR 340 approximately three miles
east of US 129 when a blue and white
Suzuki motorcycle traveling west
passed, meeting him at a clocked
speed of 82 miles per hour in a 55
miles per hour zone. The Trooper re-
ported he turned around and activated
the emergency overhead lights and
siren on the marked Dodge Charger
patrol vehicle as he began to pursue
the driver on the motorcycle.
The driver of the motorcycle began
to accelerate as he exceeded speeds.
of 100 miles per hour. Trooper Mar-,
tin reported as the motorcycle tray-


eled west the driver passed a white
pickup truck in a no passing zone
traveling west approaching US-129.
The motorcycle traveled through the
intersection of CR 340 and US 129 at
a high rate of speed without slowing
down. As the motorcycle continued
to travel west on CR 340, Trooper
Martin reported he was able to record
the speed of the motorcycle at 125
miles per hour as the chase continued
1 mile west of US-129.
At this time Trooper Martin re-
ported he notified Florida Highway
Patrol dispatch that he was in pursuit
of a motorcycle refusing to stop and
gave a description and direction of
travel to the dispatching officer. The
dispatching officer .reported back
to the officer in pursuit that the Gil-
christ County Sheriff's Office would
not provide officers to assist Florida
Highway Patrol involving this high-
speed chase. Trooper Martin reported
a white male on a blue and white mo-
torcycle that turned south onto CR
341 that cut'an approaching passen-
Continued to page 2


Robert Willis to return as

assistant state attorney


By' Carrie A. Mizell
Robert Willis will resume his posi-
tion as assistant state attorney in Gil-
christ County on August 10.
When he decided to run for public
office in 2008, Willis was required by
law to resign his position within the
State Attorney's Office to avoid po-
tential conflicts of interest. June 20,
2008 marked Willis' last day at the
State Attorney's Office.
"It was painful to resign, but I
completely understand the law. that
required it," Willis said on Tuesday.
Andrea Muirhead -took over Wil-
lis' position as assistant state attor-
ney, until funds became available for
State Attorney Bill Cervone to re-hire
Willis. In the meantime, Willis has
worked in private practice with Bell
attorney Ray Earl Thoritas.
"I was very happy to be able to con-
tinue working locally," Willis said.
According to Willis, the plan was
always for him to resume his position


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bid for sheriff was unsuccessful, but
unfortunately funds were not avail-
able in November 2008 to re-instate
Willis due to state budget constraints.
Willis explained that due to the bud-
get being withheld, there were no ad-
ditional funds until just two weeks
ago when a senior felony attorney in
Gainesville retired from his position
within the State Attorney's Office.,
"I am excited to be back at the
state attorney's office, and able to
serve the county again," Willis said.
"I think the state attorney's position
is the second most important position
within the local court system, falling
behind the roadside deputy's job."
Willis said the assistant state at-
torney only prosecutes a case; it is
law enforcement's job to present the
case.
State Attorney Bill Cervone said he
will be glad to have Willis back in the
office. He pointed out that Willis is a
resident of Gilchrist County and said
it is always better to have an assistant
state attorney who is a resident of the
county he or she is working in, rather
than having to send someone over
from Gainesville.


3 confirmed cases of HiNi virus in Gilchrist


By Carrie A. Mizell
Three inmates at Lancaster Cor-
rectional Institute have tested posi-
tive for HIN1, according to Sable
Bolling, administrator at the Gilchrist
County Health Department.
On Friday, Boiling said she re-
ceived laboratory confirmation of
three H1N1 cases in the county.
As of Tuesday morning 12 other in-
mates were in the infirmary all show-
ing symptoms and 25 more were in
isolation because they may have been
exposed.
"We know that in a small commu-
nity people are concerned when they
hear of illness and we want the com-
munity to know that we are work-
ing with the facility as well as in the
community to increase awareness
and inform the public of precautions
that need to be taken," said Bolling.
As of Tuesday morning, there were
no new cases of H1N1 reported in
the county, though Boiling said the
Gilchrist County Health Department
will continue to monitor the presence
of disease activity in the community.
Currently, health department offi-
cials are working closely with Lan-
caster Correctional Institute on infec-
tion control measures for both staff
and inmates. Those measures include
isolating areas where those infected
are, monitoring their health status,
sanitizing all areas with disinfectants,
and monitoring those who have come
in contact with the inmates who test-
ed positive for H1N1.
Warden Gerald Roberts said that
Lancaster Correctional Institute is
taking all necessary steps to prevent
the spread of this flu..
"Inmates with this illness are re-
ceiving appropriate medical care and
those who may have been exposed
are being isolated and monitored,"


The Center for Disease Control developed PCR diagnostic test to detect novel H1N1 virus.


Roberts said.
According to Bolling, the Gilchrist
County Health Department along with
the Florida Department of Health are
working diligently to stay abreast of
disease activity in the community and
the state. The Department of Health,
continues its enhanced surveillance
with a network of sentinel physician
providers. These providers send se-
lected samples of laboratory speci-
mens to state laboratories for testing.
"We know that this virus is out there
and circulating in our state as well as
our community," Bolling said. "To


date, Florida has listed 2,915 cases of
Swine Flu or H1NI."
The Gilchrist County Health De-
partment and The Florida Depart-
ment of Health offer the following
recommendations to help decrease
the spread of this illness and flu-like
illnesses:
* People with respiratory illness
,should stay home from work or
school to avoid spreading infections,
including influenza, to others.
* Avoid close contact with people
who are coughing or otherwise ap-
pear ill.


* Avoid touching your eyes, nose,
and mouth.
* Wash hands frequently to lessen
the spread of respiratory illness.
People experiencing coughing, fe-
ver and fatigue, and possibly along
with diarrhea arid vomiting, should
contact their physician.
If you think you have influenza,
please call your health care.provider
to discuss .whether you need to be -
seen in their office or the emergency
department or stay home.
For more information you may call
352-463-3120.


Gilchrist Commission accepts 2030 Vision statement


By John M. Ayers
The chairwoman of the Vision
Committee Michelle Walker Craw-
ford was well supported by eight
members , of the 2008 Gilchrist
County Vision Committee when she
reviewed the proposed vision docu-
ment with the five-member board in
their Monday, July 20, 2009 meet-
i'ng.
The Vision Statement: Our Vision
for Gilchrist County in 2030 is riral
communities working in harmony
to provide opportunities for all its
citizens through balanced growth and
enhanced education, while preserving
our proud heritage, natural resources
and agriculture.
"We still feel that this is the Vi-
sion Statement for Gilchrist County,"
Crawford added. .u
Taylor Brown, Gilchrist. County
planner, recognized the committee in
attendance as the chairperson stepped
to the podium.
Crawford reviewed the document
beginning with the introduction of
the 2020 Vision and the process for
its development.
In the autumn of 1999, Gilchrist
County set out to develop its first
Countywide Vision for the future.
The Vision committee was seated
from a cross section of County resi-
dents. This committee was asked to
develop a Vision statement to depict
what the county would be like in the
year 2020. It was the intention of the
County Commission that such a Vi-
sion Statement would serve as a foun-
dation for the County's comprehen-
sive planning efforts. The Gilchrist


County Comprehensive Plan would
then provide for the implementation
of the County Vision.
The Gilchrist County Commission
felt that since the original Vision doc-
ument from 2001, the county, state
and country had undergone signifi-
cant social and economic changes.
The Commission asked for volun-
teers to be appointed to the Vision
Committee to update the original
document. The Vision Committee
was filled with representatives from
each municipality along with com-
munity leaders, business owners, ag-
riculture leaders and residents of the
county. The committee was asked to
revise the Vision Statement as well
as consider economic and social is-
sues involving the future of Gilchrist
County.
The committee understands that a
Vision Statement should not merely
extend current trends into the future,
but rather it. should be aspirational.
That is, the statement should include
goals and objectives that are desired
even though the pathway to achiev-
ing those goals and objectives may
not be apparent today. In one of the
first meetings the public was asked to
assist in listing priorities that the Vi-
sion Statement should identify. These
priorities are:
* Host environmentally-friendly,
economic' development, with a focus
on innovative technologies in the area
of agriculture, alternative energy, ed-
ucation and health care services, fos-
tered by an economic development
council;
* Develop communities placed in


carefully selected locations designed
to preserve our agriculture, silvicul-
ture and natural resources and to pro-
vide the maximum infrastructure and
amenities to citizens;
* Support sustainable residential
development that pays for itself;
* Develop sufficient infrastructure
to support a growing population, in-
cluding public water and waste water
facilities, public safety; transporta-
tion, educational and recreational
facilities; sustained by means of a
diversified tax base;
. * Protect our environment and pro-
mote eco-tourism, with particular
focus on managing water resources
through comprehensive regional co-
ordination;
* Possess a superior, progressive
educational system, including voca-
tional training and post-secondary
institutions for its citizens;
* Sustain a quality of life consistent
with the rural heritage and traditional
"small town" values of its citizens;
* Maintain a monitoring system to
measure progress towards the suc-
cessful implementation of this 2030
Vision.
Economic Development:
The Committee realized the county
does not have much business activity.
Income levels for county residents
lag behind the state average. The ma-
jor employers are government, health
care, and agriculture. In Florida gov-
ernment real estate is exempt from
property taxes, and agriculture and
forestry properties are identified as
Green Belt which have a significantly
reduced tax assessment.


The Committee identified that over
50 percent of the workers residing in
Gilchrist County commute to Alach-
ua or Levy County daily for employ-
ment. Most retail shopping and enter-
tainment dollars are spent there, too.
These factors produce an artificially
low tax base for, Gilchrist County
relative to neighboring counties.
The county should seek new busi-
nesses that produce both jobs and
revenues. The committee also recom-
mends that an economic development
council be formed to proactively tar-
get businesses,
The county should seek solutions
for infrastructure limitations that im-
pede growth in areas where growth is
desired. The committee recommends
that continuing vigorous' efforts be
undertaken to increase the traffic al-
lowed on SR 26.
The county should focus economic
development on the strengths it has.
For example: educational and medi-
cal services, that are both a local and
regional strength, and agriculture and
forestry should be high priorities. In-
novative approaches to growth and
creation of new businesses in these
areas should be explored.
The county should consider what
inducements, if any, it can offer to
new businesses that generate quality
job opportunities for young adults.
Increased economic opportunity is.
vital to retaining our school gradu-
ates and to crime prevention.
Community Development,
Agriculture Preservation
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Group of

young Chinese

leaders visit

Trenton

Medical Center
Thirteen young leaders and three
translators from the People's Repub-
lic of China visited Trenton last week
to learn about North Central Florida's
rural healthcare system.
The visitors, part of the U.S. De-
partment of State's International Vis-
itor Leadership program, are touring
the country throughout July to gain
insights into rural economic develop-
ment and poverty alleviation.
On Monday, July 20 the Chinese
contingent heard various perspectives
about North Central Florida's rural
healthcare system from a wide vari-
ety of presenters while at WellFlorida
Council in Gainesville. Representa-
tives from WellFlorida Council, the
Florida Office of Rural Health, Rural
Health Partnership of North Central
Florida, Trenton Medical Center of
the Palms Medical Group, ACORN
Clinic and the Suwannee River
Health Education Center gave brief
overviews of their programs, their
roles in the healthcare delivery sys-
tem, and the challenges facing rural
residents and healthcare providers.
The major goal of this visit of Chi-
nese dignitaries was to determine
healthcare's role and impact in eco-
nomic development and just how
great the challenges are to provide
care to rural populations.
The visitors found that the chal-
lenges in North Central Florida are
immense.
"Twenty one of the 25 leading
causes of death in Florida are higher
in rural communities than in the ur-
ban areas," said Robert Pannell, Di-


Morriston man being sought

after high-speed motorcycle

chase through the county
Continued from page 1


A group of Chinese leaders and three translators visited Trenton Medical Center last week while in the
United States studying rural healthcare and economic development.


rector of the Florida Office of Rural
Health.
After the presentation, the 16
visitors were taken on a bus tour of
Trenton Medical Center and ACORN
Clinic, two of the region's leading ru-
ral healthcare providers, to see how
those organizations function to meet
the healthcare needs of rural commu-
nities.
"We were excited to be able to


discuss the challenges of delivering
health care services in a rural area,"
said Dewayne Yates, CEO of Tren-
ton Medical Center, Inc. and Family
Medical and Dental Centers soon to
be known as Palms Medical Group.
"The delegation was very inter-
ested in how the health care system
works in the United States and who
is actually responsible for payment,"
Yates continued. "It is nice to be rec-


ognized as a model to emulate in the
delivery of quality affordable health
care service; we are very honored to
have been chosen for this visit.""
After the North Central Florida
visit, the delegation was to have a
rest day at Walt Disney World before
moving on to Missouri to learn about
farm credit programs and concluding
their visit in Northern California to
study other agricultural issues.


USDA reminds producers of nomination deadline


Brandy S. VanAernarn, Executive
Director of USDA's Farm Service
Agency in Gilchrist and Dixie Coun-
ties, today reminded farmers, ranch-
ers and other agricultural producers
that they have only a few days left
to meet the Monday, Aug. 3, 2009,
deadline to nominate eligible candi-


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* 4 p.m. - Trenton Farmers Market at Depot
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* 7 a.m. - Spring Ridge Volunteer Fire Dept. Pancake Breakfast
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4-H Dairy Day Camp begins
*9 a.m. - Bell Band Camp
* Noon - Trenton Rotary Club meeting
1:30 p.m. - Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners Meeting
* 5:30 p.m. - Trenton City Commission Meeting
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9 a.m. - Bell Band Camp
* 10 a.m. - Bell Library Story Time
* 10 a.m. - Gilchrist County School Board Meeting
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9 a.m. - Bell Band Camp
* Thursday, Aug. 6
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6 p.m. - Bell Town Council Meeting
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ger car off making the car stop on the
highway.
Trooper Martin continued to pursue
the driver on the cycle as he turned
south onto CR 341. Trooper Martin
reported that he was able tq catch-
up with the motorcycle as the chase
neared CR 232 in the southwest por-
tion of Gilchrist County.
The trooper reported the speed of
the chase elevated to 139 miles per
hour in a 55 mile per hour speed zone
for several miles.
" Trooper Martin was able to commu-
nicate the tag number of the motor-
cycle to FHP Dispatch. The tag was
reported to be registered to Michael
Allen Neely. The owner of the mo-
torcycle showed that he did not have
any motorcycle endorsement on his
license.
As Trooper Martin continued his
pursuit of the motorcycle south, he
got close enough to identify the driv-
er who had a tattoo on his right side
under his right arm coming around
down his back. This marking was ob-
served as the driver's blue and white
shirt was blowing up showing the
driver's back to the officer.
As Officer Martin continued to stay
close on the cycle, the driver of the
motorcycle began" to wave his left
arm for the trooper to get away and
shaking his head in a no motion at
this time.
The driver continued to speed south
on CR 341 as. he approached SR 26.
Trooper Martin reported the driver of
the motorcycle turned left onto SR 26
never stopping at the stop sign at the
intersection after crossing the Nature
Coast Greenway as he turned in front
of a car that was east bound that had
to swerve to avoid a collision. As the
high speed chase continued now east
on SR 26 during one of the peak traf-
fic times of the day, now approaching
4:20 'p.m., the driver of the cycle ac-
celerated his speed and began to pass
oncoming cars without consideration
of no passing zones and intersec-


tions.
Trooper Martin reported the motor-
cycle passed an eastbound car at the
intersection of Lancaster Correction-
al Institute as the motorcycle swerved
into a safety zone to pass the car.
When the driver reached the Trenton
city limits in west Trenton, Trooper
Martin chose to slow down his pursuit
as the motorcycle was still speeding
into the heavy traffic business district
approaching the intersection of SR
26 and US 129.
When the motorcycle reached the
intersection of the traffic light, the
driver passed a semi truck on the
right side as the truck was waiting for
the traffic signal to change.
The motorcycle sped through the
intersection without slowing down
as a pickup truck north bound on US
129 skidded to a stop to avoid a col-
lision.
At this point Trooper Martin can-
celled the chase involving this mo-
torcycle. The charges filed against
the driver of the motorcycle: Fleeing
and attempting to elude at high speed,
No motorcycle endorsement, Expired
tag over 6 months, and Willful and
�wantful reckless driving. The blanket,
bond that was assigned to these four
charges totals $49,000.
At press time Michael Allen Neely.
had not been arrested.
Gilchrist County Sheriff Daniel
Slaughter was asked why the Sher-
iff's Office did not provide assistance
to the Florida Highway Patrol when
the officer requested assistance after
4:15 p.m.
Sheriff Slaughter reported on Tues-
day afternoon that it is the policy of
the sheriff's office for an officer to
engage in pursuit of an individual
reasonably suspected of committing
a felony involving violence or the
threat of violence to another person.
.He reported the sheriff's office
.would not get involved in a high-
speed chase when only traffic viola-
tions are involved.


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THURSDAYJULY 30,2009


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Streetwise
By Lauren Rudd


Last week I mentioned a parable,
attributed to Kermit Long, about
two men who were walking along a
crowded sidewalk and one mentioned
he had just heard a cricket. The other
commentedhe had heard nothing and
asked his companion how was it pos-
sible to hear a cricket amid the din of
the city?
The first man simply took a coin
from his pocket and dropped it on the
sidewalk, whereupon a dozen people
began looking around. "We hear," he
said, "what we listen for."
Well, we certainly put thtit supposi-
tion to the test when Neil Barofsky,
the special inspector general for the
Treasury's Troubled Asset Relief
Program, was asked for the largest
possible cost number for TARP.
Barofsky stated that, "The total
potential federal government support
could reach up to $23.7 trillion."
It did not take long for every talk-
ing head on the planet to pick-up on
that figure with a cry of "The sky is
falling." Yes, everyone heard the fall-
ing coins, but unfortunately no one
heard the cricket.
Specifically, Mr. Barofsky quali-
fied the $23.7 number, stating that it
was vastly overblown. For example,
it included estimates for the maxi-
mum cost of programs that have al-
ready been canceled or that never got
under way.
It also assumed that every home
mortgage backed by Fannie ,Mae or
Freddie Mac goes into default, and
that all the homes turn out to be abso-
lutely worthless. It assumes that ev-
ery bank in America fails, with not a
single asset worth even a penny.
And it assumes that all of the assets
held by money market mutual funds,
including Treasury bills, turn out to
be worthless. It would also require
the Treasury itself to default on secu-
rities purchased by the Fed.
Trust me; if that scenario ever
played out the cost of the TARP pro-
gram will be the least of your wor-
ries. Nonetheless, Darrell Issa, the
ranking Republican on the House
Committee on Oversight and Gov-
ernment Reform, rushed out a brief-
ing memo highlighting the $23.7 tril-
lion number. Yet, he somehow forgot
to mention the assumptions.
Let me give. you another example,
one that could directly impact your
portfolio. A highly touted stock
these days is Green Mountain Coffee
Roasters (GMCR). If you bought this
stock at the beginning of the year, you
have a 68 percent return; a purchase a
year ago yielded a 165 percent return.
However, the trailing 12 month earn-


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ings were only $1.05 per share with a
price to earnings (P/E) ratio of 62.
In other words, if the company
paid out all their earnings to share-
holders, it would take over 60 years
to recoup your purchase price of the
stock. And there is no dividend. The
intrinsic value of the shares is $47 us-
ing a discounted earnings model and
$46 per share using a free cash flow
to the firm model. The shares recently
closed at $65.
Investors also appear to be ignor-
ing factors such as Green Mountain's
67 percent debt to equity ratio and
that institutional investors hold less
than one percent of the shares out-
standing. You see, people heat what
they listen for.
Meanwhile, Gilead Sciences
(GILD) has an intrinsic value of $67
per share, using the discounted earn-
ings model, and $79 with the free
cash flow model. The shares recently
closed at $48 with a P/E of 21. The
debt to equity ratio is 24 percent.
Although your return was a nega-
tive 2 percent over the past 6 months,
the past three months netted you a 10
percent capital gain. Furthermore,
1,179 institutional investors hold 95
percent of the outstanding shares.
Keep in mind that institutional inves-
tors generally carry out considerable
due diligence prior to taking a posi-
tion.
Gilead recently announced sec-
ond-quarter earnings of $571,398
or 61 cents per share, as compared
to $434,783, or 45 cents per share,
in the year-ago period. Revenue in-
creased to $1.65 billion from $1.29
billion during the same period. My
2009 earnings estimate is $2.55 per
share with a 12-month target of $56
per share representing a 16 percent
gain. Now you decide what you want
to listen for.
You can write to financial colum-
nist Lauren Rudd at 5 Gulf Manor
Drive, Venice, Fl. 34285 or email at
LVERudd@aol.com. Prior columns
are available at RuddReport.com.


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Meet Your Neighbor


Name: Brittany Lee
Lives: Hart Springs
Family: Mom and step-dad,
Sabra and Larry Lindsey; dad
and step-mom, Mike and San-
dy Lee; sister and brother-in-
law, Jamie and Garrett McK-
enzie; two nieces, Carsen and
LilliAnne McKenzie.
Works: Full time deputy
with the Gilchrist County
Sheriff's Office, working in the
judicial department, as of two
weeks ago.
Likes of your job: Interac-
tion with people.
Dislikes of your job: None
right this second (she says with
a laugh).
Something not many peo-
ple know about you: I am an
EMT for NASCAR so I get to
go to the races and work on pit
road.
Coolest person I've ever
met: Evander Holyfield and.


Chamber Corner
On Thursday, August 13th, Florida
Crown Workforce will host a Cham-
ber Mixer/Open House from 5:00
p.m.-6:30 p.m. at their new One-Stop
location-211-B SE 11th Street, Tren-
ton. Drummond Community Bank-
Bell will host a Chamber Mixer/Open
House on Tuesday August 25 from
5:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m. Come help us
welcome them to the community. The
Chamber would like to welcome our
new Business members: Duron Wil-
liamson Tree Service-386-935-2180;
Humana/Vivian Cordasco-463-2720;
Americas Mortgage Brokers-386-
454-1430; The Foggy Bottom News-
paper-352-871-1334; Music by Dave
-352-214-1492; and Suwannee Val-
ley Players, Inc.-352-493-ARTS.
Individual members: Tom & Holly
Harden, and Paul Watson.
"Wow Right in Your Own Back-
yard" is the theme for this year's
PWW Tourism Summit on August
11th. Register online at www.pww-
chambercoalition.com.


Gilchrist County
Chamber of Commerce
receives Tourism Grant
VISIT FLORIDA, the state's of-
ficial source for travel planning, has
awarded a Cultural Heritage and Na-
ture Tourism Marketing Grant to the
Gilchrist County Chamber of Com-
merce for the 2009-2010 Fiscal Year,
which began July 1, 2009.
"The purpose of these grants is to
help non-profit entities and local gov-
ernments stretch their tourism mar-
keting dollars in an effort to expand
cultural, heritage, rural and nature
tourism activities in Florida," said
Chris Thompson, President & CEO
for VISIT FLORIDA.
"We were pleased that VISIT
FLORIDA and the Florida Commis-
sion on Tourism selected the Gilchrist


Dead Works And Works Justified - Part 2
(Kent Heaton)


The Bible clearly shows that man is saved by faith and
works. "For as the body without the spirit is dead, so faith
without works is dead also" (James 2:26). There are works
that justify a man before God. The Lord tells us that we are
"His workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good
works, which God prepared beforehand that we should
walk in them" (Ephesians 2:10). Good works will make a
man righteous before God.
Those who deny salvation by works deny salvation by
belief. The scriptures teach that salvation is through belief
(Johh 3:16) and the general feeling of many in the religious
community is that salvation comes by faith only - not by
works. Can works save a man? The people asked Jesus,
"What shall we do, that we may work the works of God?"
Jesus answered and said to them, "This is the work of God,
that you believe in Him whom He sent" (John 6:28-29).
The work of God is believing on Jesus Christ. If a man is
not saved by works then he cannot be saved by believing.
Belief is a work!
Works makes faith perfect. James uses Abraham as an
example of the necessity of faith and works. "Was not
Abraham our father justified by works when he offered
Isaac his son on the altar? Do you see that faith was
working together with his works, and by works faith was
made perfect" (James 2:21-22)? The Holy Spirit declares
that Abraham was justified by works. Obedient faith is the
action of a man's willingness to follow the will of God and
thereby justify himself before God. Abraham not only
believed but he "offered Isaac his son on the altar" and
showed his faith working with his works that brought about
his righteousness. Abraham was not saved by faith alone.
Trenton Chu
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Faith alone cannot save you. Again James writes, "What
does it profit, my brethren, if someone says he has faith
but does not have works? Can faith save him?" (James
2:14). Faith exercised through works justifies a man and
makes him acceptable to God. The apostle Peter said, "In
truth I perceive that God shows no partiality. But in every
nation whoever fears Him and works righteousness is
accepted by Him" (Acts 10:34-35). Paul would write to the
church at Philippi and exhort them to "work out your own
salvation with fear and trembling" (Philippians 2:12).
How is it possible to be saved by the grace of God, faith
in Jesus Christ and the works manifested in a man's life?
Noah was saved by the grace of God, his faith in God and
his works. "By faith Noah, being divinely warned of
things not yet seen [GRACE], moved with godly fear
[FAITH], prepared an ark for the saving of his household
[WORKS], by which he condemned the world aind became
heir of the righteousness which is according to faith"
(Hebrews 11:7). Was Noah saved by grace alone? No. Was
Noah saved by faith alone? No. Was Noah saved by works
alone? No. Was Noah saved by grace, faith and works? Yes.
Can I be saved by grace alone? No. Can I be saved by
faith alone? No. Can I be saved by works alone? No. Can I
be saved by grace, faith and works? Yes. I must believe in
the saving power of God's grace and through faith be
justified before the Lord. I must "do the will of the Father"
(Matthew 7:21) in order to be saved. Anything less and I
will not be saved. Faith alone is dead faith and will not save
you. Follow the will of the Lord and reject the false
teachings of men. "In vain they worship me, teaching as
doctrines the commandments of men" (Matthew 15:9).

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Dale Jr.
My hero: Anyone who
serves in the military deserves
that title.
Favorite food: Any type of
seafood.
Favorite movie: Any Disney
movie, "Mulan"
People say I look like: My
mother ... it's hard to deny!


Chamber. VISIT FLORIDA receives
a large number of grant applications
each year, this being their most com-
petitive grant cycle to date," said
Kyle Stone, Executive Director of the
Gilchrist County Chamber of Com-
merce. "These funds will be used to
create a Gilchrist County Brochure
that will help us better position and
market Gilchrist County as a desir-
able destination."
VISIT FLORIDA, a private/public
partnership, is the Florida Commis-
sion on Tourism's day-to-day operat-
ing corporation.


Fanning and Manatee
Springs Working Group
announces
meeting
Everyone is welcome to the quar-
terly meeting of the Fanning and
Manatee Springs Working Group on
Wednesday, August 12 at the Fanning
Springs City Hall from 9:30 to 3:30
(with a lunch break). This is a forum
at which members of the commu-
nity can learn from each other about
the needs of Fanning and Manatee
Springs and work together to better
protect the springs.
We need your help to develop a
vision for the future of Fanning and
Manatee Springs. Join in a "Future
Scenarios" exercise: given hypo-
thetical best and worst scenarios for
Fanning and Manatee Springs in the
year 2040, tell us what you think it
would take for these best and worst
scenarios to actually happen.
Thank you
Carol L. Lippincott, Ph. D.


Spring Ridge VFD's
August Pancake
Breakfast for Children's
Miracle Network
The Spring Ridge Volunteer Fire
Department invites you to its next
and very special Pancake Breakfast
this Saturday, August 1, at its fire sta-
tion. We will be donating the funds
collected at this breakfast to the Chil-
dren's Miracle Network. We hope
you will join us in trying to reach and
exceed last year's record amount.
The Children's Miracle Network is
a local charity that operates to help
meet the medical needs and comforts
of this area's children. Please bring
your friends and neighbors along as
we all join together to support this
worthy cause.
This breakfast will start at 7:00
a.m. on Saturday, August 1, and run


Lottery Numbers
Wednesday
July 22
Lotto Drawing:
4-10-11-17-18-29
No winner of the $3 million
jackpot.
5-Digit Winners:
96 at $2,126.50
4-Digit Winners
4,127 at $40.00
3-Digit Winners:
67,665 at $3.50
Midday Play 4 Drawing:
9-1-6-6
Evening Play 4 Drawing:
5-3-0-0
Midday Cash 3 Drawing:
4-7-3
Evening Cash 3 Drawing:
2-6-0
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Saturday
July 25
Lotto Drawing:
4-9-10-22-30-50
One winner of the $5 million
jackpot.
5-Digit Winners:
58 at $4,465.00
4-Digit Winners:
3,796 at $55.00
3-Digit Winners:
70,922 at $4.00
Midday Play 4 Drawing:
5-8-2-2
Evening Play 4 Drawing:
5-7-1-1
Midday Cash 3 Drawing:
5-0-3
Evening Cash 3 Drawing:
2-6-1


By Cindy Jo Ayers


Last weekend the Southern Sisters
came together once again to cater one
of our charter member's daughter's
wedding. Of course we all enjoyed
our two days of cooking' and talking.
But, I have to tell you the sisterhood
was pretty much wiping out their
own tracks by the the time we fin-
ished washing up the last of the pots
and pans at nearly midnight.
In our hearts were some .happy la-
dies to have married off yet another
child. Kristen Bradley was a beau-
tiful bride, and the Bradley family
home and yard were just perfect to
host such an event. Now let's see, the
ol' sisters have about 9 more children
to marry before we can hang up our
black aprons.
I don't believe the sisters have ever
had quite as many compliments on
the food as we did on Saturday eve-
ning. Our menu consisted bf roasted
bacon wrapped pork tenderloin, sea-
soned chicken breast served with a
special tomato sauce jam, acre peas,
potato salad, squash casserole, mixed
melon salad with blueberries, yeast
biscuits and pecan corn muffins. The
meal ended with delicious sour cream
pound cake (the wedding cake) and a
wonderful chocolate groom's cake.
The meal was very good, if I do
say so myself. I would guess the most
sought after recipe of the evening
was the squash casserole. I just can't
tell you the number of people asking
for it. Someone said, "Why don't you
put it in the paper?" Well, I did print
it in the paper back in May just after
Carrie and I returned from our trip to
Oak Alley Plantation in Louisiana. I
don't usually repeat recipes, but here


until at least 10:00 a.m. All residents
of the Gilchrist County area and sur-
rounding counties and communi-
ties are invited to attend. Blueberry,
walnut and plain pancakes will be
served, along with sausages, eggs,
grits, coffee and juice. As usual, the
cost for the breakfast will be a dona-
tion to the fire department (which this
month will be sent to the Children's
Miracle Network). The Spring Ridge
firehouse is located on County Road
340 (Poe Springs Road), near the
Spring Ridge First Church of God.
Come have a nice breakfast and chat
with your neighbors. See y6u on the
first Saturday of August (and every
month)!


it is again just in case you missed it
the first time.
John loves the crunch that the wa-
ter chestnuts bring to the recipe. You
could, make it without them, but it
just would not be the same.




1 pound yellow squash, sliced
6 tablespoons butter, melted
1 cup chopped onions
1 cup chopped bell pepper
1/2 cup grated cheddar cheese
1/2 cup sliced water chestnuts
1/2 cup mayonnaise
1 teaspoon sugar
1 egg, beaten
Salt and cayenne pepper to taste
Cracker crumbs a cup or two
2-3 tablespoons of butter melted
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.
Saute squash in about 2 tablespoons
of butter until just tender. Remove
squash from pan and add 2 table-
spoons of butter to pan and cook on-
ions and bell pepper until just tender.
Add squash back to onion and bell
pepper. Next add the cheese, water
chestnuts (I cut each slice of water
chestnuts into about 5 or 6 pieces),
mayonnaise, sugar and beaten egg.
Stir well and taste for seasoning. Add
salt and cayenne pepper to taste. Pour
the mixture into a buttered casserole.
Mix cracker crumbs (I use broken up
Captaih Wafers@ or Ritz Crackers@)
with 2 to 3 tablespoons of melted
butter. Top the casserole with crumbs
and bake for 30 minutes until hot and
bubbly.


American Legion
Post 91 News
Post 91 of the American Legion
will NOT have their Flea Market the
month of Aug. It will be held on the
12th of Sept. The regular member-
ship meeting will take place on the
20th of Aug starting at 5:30 p.m.
with dinner and the Post and Aux.
meeting soon thereafter. All Legion-
naires are invited to attend and help
the Post carty out the responsibilities
of the Legion. All Auxiliary members
are encouraged to attend. They also
need your support. The Post is only
as good as its members.
For God and Country,
Leeman White, Commander


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Townsend Family
Reunion
The Townsend Family will hold
a reunion on Saturday, August 8,
2009 at Otter Springs. The gather-
ing will begin at 10:00 a.m.. The
tasty tradition since 1947 will begin
at 1:00 p.m. Music and Fellowship
will follow at 1:45 p.m. For more
information, please call 352-463-
0800.

43rd Philman Reunion
The descendants of Feldman,
Fillmon, Philmon and Philemon
are included. Please make plans to
attend this year's reunion on Satur-
day, August 1 at Hart Springs, Pa-
vilion A and B. Bring your favorite
dish, along with all the trimmings,
drinks, ice, etc. to share. Lunch will
be served following a short meeting
at 12:30 p.m.
We were able to get some group
pictures last year and plan to have
another DVD available of 2007 and
2008 reunions. Pictures of earlier
generations that have passed on and
some of the old, old reunion pic-
tures are needed. If you have any,


onions
please make copies for us so they
can be included in future DVD's.
This will help in keeping our heri-
tage alive for future generations.
Help make this reunion a blessing
for everyone that attends. If you
have any questions, contact Jerry
Philman 352-546-5692 or Marlene
Roberts 352-463-3024.

Viola Crews Shepherd
Family Reunion
The Viola Crews Shepherd fam-
ily will be having a reunion on Sat-
urday, August 1, 2009, at the Bell
Community Center.
All family and friends are invited
to attend. A covered dish luncheon
will be served at 12 noon.

Poley Horne Reunion
Grandpa Poley Home Family
Reunion will be held on Sunday,
August 2, at the Levy County Quilt
Museum, 11050 NW 10th Ave.,
Chiefland. Bring food, music and
enjoy the day.
For more information, call 352-
493-2801.
Winnelle M. Home


Rick Hodge


Landscaping
and Maintenance
Pressure Washing ~ Sprinklers
Clean-Up ~ Tree Removal
Home: 352-463-3556 Cell: 912-294-7129


MAC JOHNSON ROOFING


104 Southwest 266th Street, Newberry, FL 32669
352.472.4943 or 866.376.4943


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*Fun Place for Kids
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School & Sports Physicals
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Stephen Smith catches

Gag Grouper
This 14 lb. gag grouper was caught by Stephen Smith about 30 miles
out of Cedar Key!


Marriage Applications
in Gilchrist County
Jimmie Summers, 4/2/1937, of
Trenton, and Elsa Prevatt Wilkerson,
4/16/1943, of Bell.

Suwannee River
Shriners' country
breakfast
The Suwannee River Shrine Club
will be having their semi-monthly
country breakfast this Saturday from
7.00 - 10.30 a.m. at the club house on
Hwy. 26 in Fanning Springs. Every-
one welcome.
. , Thanks,
Tom Partin
SRSC


Recorded marriages in
Gilchrist County
Julian Robert Bonnell, 6/12/1987,
and Vickie Lynn Aycock, 1/31/1987,
both of Trenton, were married on
7/18/2009 in Trenton by Casey A.
Carlisle, minister.



Happy Birthday wishes to Jar-
rod Langford, Kermit Lee Prime,
Jr., Cassie Langford, Carrie Lang-
ford, Wayne Lord, Billy Smith,
and Mary Jo Jeske on July 30; Da-
phine Jenkins, Sylita Davis, Danny
Busby. Gary Ford, Madisson Blue
Jones, Barbara Hendrickson, Tim
Mahoney, Aleta Sheffield, Jarrett
Cannon, and Bill Brideson on
July 31; Amanda Brock, Clifton
Bryant, Jennifer Ward, and Jason
Ward on August 1; Beth Ellis,
Raymond Avery, Janie Davis, An-
drew Nguyen, Charles Ferris, and
Becca Smith on August 2; Carl
Johnson, Rebecca Douglas, Jen-
nifer Manders, Johnny Parrish,
Dawn Wiggins, Megan Jones, Mil-
dred Beach, and Cason Rose on
August 3; Ray Sanders, Jack Cook
Chelsea Lee, and Tasia Brown
on August 4; Brooke Ridgeway,
Brad Brown, Nicholas Langford,
Kristen Smith, Patsy Turner, and
Mitchell Owens on August 5.
Happy Anniversary wishes to
Mr. and Mrs. Bruce McElroy on
August 3; Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie
Downing and Ed and Linda Crits
on August 5.


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Trenton Rotary honors

Past President Charlie Smith
Incoming Trenton
Rotary Club Presi-
dent Damon Leggett
(right) presents Past
President Plaque to
outgoing President t
Charlie Smith (left).
The Rotary year runs
from July 1st of each
year until June 30th
of the following year.

Purple Powerhouse Band News
Whether a band student, parent, program which will kick off at our
alumni or interested supporter of the 2nd annual yard sale on August 8 at
Purple Powerhouse Bands, you will the Bell Community Center. We ask,
be glad to know our website is up and all parents, grandparents, family and
running again with the help of our friends to start collecting aluminum
web master, Ulrica Diamond. This and other metals which our chairper-
site has the latest band news, perfor- son, Greta Cutts, will collect and take
mance schedules, calendar of events, to the Recycling Depository. For
photo gallery and a user friendly more information on this program or
e-mail for your questions and com- to participate contact Stephen Cutts
ments. Visit us at www.bellpurple- at 352-538-9578.
powerhouseband.com. and email us If you don't knowyet, this Mon-
your comments about the site. day, August 3rd, pre-season band
Band boosters, it is time to get camp begins and our Band Direc-
motivated as we kick the start of our tor, Sara DiPardo, and the Flag and
fundraising into high gear. August 8 Percussion Instructors are pumped to
is the Band Yard Sale at the Bell Com- begin. They hope you are just as ex-
munity Center. We will be selling hot cited. Don't forget parents! On Fri-
dogs and drinks at the sale too. On day, September 14 at 6:30 p.m. we
Friday, August 21st we will be hold- will be holding a cookout for band
ing a "Back to School" dance for the camp students and their families at
Middle School from 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. the end of practice. Once we eat, the
The dance is for Middle School stu- band will provide a sneak preview of
dents only and school dress and rules this year's show, the music of Earth,
apply. The cost is $5.00 and refresh- Wind and Fire.
ments will be provided. Memory Band Boosters, there will be a
photos will be available for a fee. booster meeting on Thursday, August
On August 22 the Flag Auxiliary 20, at 7 p.m. in the band room. Our
Team will be having a Car Wash and Executive Committee has been hard
Bake Sale at Bell High School. Stop at work this summer to make this a
by and support the girls in what ever successful year, so please join us in
way you can. the year's planning by attending this
A new fundraising program for this meeting.
year is the Metal to Music recycling Lisa Boutwell


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Gillikin-Duffy Preserve becomes a Certified Stewardship Forest


On July 10th Greg Marshall of the
Division of Forestry presented Craig
Gillikin and Joanne Duffy a Steward-
ship sign recognizing their efforts for
managing their land under the Florida
Stewardship Program. The Gillikin-
Duffy Preserve is 100 acres in north-
ern Gilchrist County and has been
in the Stewardship Program since
1998. Craig and Joanne have hand
planted many longleaf pine and con-
duct many prescribed burns in order
to meet their objectives. They have
restored the longleaf pine/wiregrass
ecosystem on their land and will use
un-even age management to sustain
the forest. Conservation is important
to them and they would like keep
their land in forest long into the fu-
ture in order to educate people on the
longleaf pine/wiregrass ecosystem
and provide wildlife habitat.
The Forest Stewardship Program
is a voluntary program that has been
assisting private forest landowners in
the management of their forest and
related resources since 1991. The
program is directed towards landown-
ers who desire to manage their land
for multi-purpose benefits which in-


SChurch News

Mt. Nebo Caring and
Sharing Day
Mt. Nebo Baptist Church's annual
"Caring and Sharing Day" has been


clude timber, wildlife, soil and water
conservation, recreation and aesthet-
ics. The following are some benefits
provided by the Forest Stewardship
Program:
* Gives the landowner an opportu-
nity to learn about forest management
and obtain technical assistance.
* A written management plan in-
cluding recommendations, maps and
soil types for their property.
* Documentation of active manage-
ment which may reduce tax liability.
* A quarterly newsletter with infor-
mation on forest management, work-
shops and landowner tours.
* Recognition for their efforts with
a Stewardship sign and plaque for
their property.
* Enjoyment for the entire family
and for their future generations.
Private forest landowners with at
least 20 acres of forestland who do
not manufacture products or provide
utility services can participate in the
Program. Interested landowners can
contact the local County Forester,
Greg Marshall, for more details. To
learn more about the program visit
the Division of Forestry web site at
www.fl-dof.com.


set for Saturday, August 1 from 7:30
a.m. til 1:00 p.m. We will be giving
away items of clothing, furniture,
housewares and school supplies. If
you have a need, please come by and
see us. It will be on a first come, first
serve basis. Everything is free!!
Mt. Nebo is located 3 miles North


WE WELCOME YOU TO
UNION BAPTIST CHURCH (sBC)
6259 S.E. 75TH AVENUE - NEWBERRY, FL 32669

SUNDAY SCHOOL .................................. 9"45 AM
MORNING WORSHIP .................................. 11 AM
EVENING WORSHIP .................................. 6 PM
WEDNESDAY EVENING SERVICES:
ADULT BIBLE STUDY, CHILDREN, & YOUTH ... 6:30 PM

PASTOR: TRAVI$ MOODY
MINISTER OF YOUTH: ROBBIE BEACH
CHURCH PHONE: 352-472-3845
"WIN THE LOST AND TEACH THE SAVED TO SERVE"


Trenton Communitu Nazarene Church

(2 miles west of traffic light on SR-26)

10:50 a.m. Sunday Worship Service

7:00 p.m. Wednesday Wors ip Service

-6�-1057 - Pastor Merle Goocrich


7 First Baptist Church
118 NE 2nd St., Trenton, FL
"Obedience Brings Blessings"
Pastor Associate Pastor of Children and Youth
Keith McConnell Zane Salyers
Sunday Service Times Wednesday Nights
9:45 a.m. Sunday School Supper 5:30 p.m.
11:00 a.m. Worship Awana 6:20 p.m.
4:30 p.m. Life University Cross-Eyed Teen Ministry 6:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. Evening Service Adult Bible Study and Prayer 7:00 p.m.
Christian Life University
Connecting Your Life with God's Word
Divorce Care - "Helping to Heal the Scars of Divorce"
Divorce Care 4 Kids - "Helping Kids Deal with Divorce"
The Parenting Adventure - "How to Prepare Your Kid For Life"
Crown Financial - "True Financial Freedom"
The Way of The Master - "Sharing the Gospel Like Jesus"
Teen Ministry Teams
Children's "His Kidz" Choir


352-463-2038


www.fbctrentonfl.org


Craig Gillikin is holding the Stewardship Forest program sign they
have on their property.


of Bell at 4200 NW Highway 340. If
you have any questions, you may call
our church office at (386) 935-3575.

Methodist missionary to
Mongolia to visit
Trenton United
Methodist Church
On Sunday, August 2, Helen She-
perd, a Methodist missionary to
Mongolia will speak at Trenton Unit-
ed Methodist Church at 2:00 p.m. in
their sanctuary. The Stitches of Love
group from Trenton United Methodist
Church has been busy making hats,
scarves, and slippers for the people


at Helen's Mission in Mongolia for
the past year and the church has been
helping to support Helen with their
monetary gifts. These handmade
items are used as gifts for the rela-
tives of the people of Helen's Mis-
sion in Mongolia as well as for the
recipients themselves. The winter
in Mongolia is quite severe so these
items are very useful.
Helen is home in the United States
for a brief furlough and has most
graciously consented to come speak
at Trenton United Methodist Church
about her work in Mongolia. Every-
one in the community is welcome to
come hear about the wonderful work
being done for the Lord in Mongolia
by this dedicated missionary.


PINE GROVE BAPTIST CHURCH
16655 N. W. CR-339 - Trenton, Florida 32693
t 352-463-2151
www.pgbcfl.com
Dr. Greg Douglas, Pastor
Rev. Rickey Whitley, Minister of Evangelism & Youth
Rev. Emanuel Harris, Minister of Education & Children
Charles Brock, Music Director
Jared Douglas, College & Career
Sunday School ... ........................... ........... 9:15 a.m.
M morning Worship ........................... ................... : 10:30 a.m .
Evening Worship ............................ ..................... 6:00 p.m .
Wednesday Night Services:
KidM o ............................................. ................... 6:45 p.m .
Prayer Meeting, Youth, College & Career ................. 7:00 p.m.
~ Nursery provided for all services -


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WE DO TERMITE
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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
M morning W orship ................................ 11 am
(Children's Church and Nursery Provided)
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"


YOU ARE WELCOME AT

PRISCILLA BAPTIST CHURCH
(352) 463-1562
5509 S.W. County Road 232, Bell, Florida
(Between Bell & Trenton - 2.5 miles West of SR 129)

Sunday School........................10:00 AM
Morning Worship.......................11:00AM
Evening Worship.........................6:00 PM
Wednesday Night Prayer/Youth...7:30 PM
Be a part of an exciting time of Worship and Bible Study.

Pastor Jerry Milton Youth Director Josh Dease
www. priscillaatbell. org


Heart Matters
At the risk of meddling, I want to
ask you a personal question...what
"bad habit" would you most like to
stop'? A bad habit is defined as any
negative behavior pattern and can be
something that affects your health,
takes up too much of your time or
money, or is immoral or just plain an-
noying. No matter what yours might
be.:.wouldn't you like to be free of
it? Can you picture how your life
(not to mention those around you)
would improve?
When I was a little girl, thumb-
sucking was my vice.. .and no matter
what my mom tried, nothing seemed
to make that thumb less appealing...
until I was about to start school. I was
all pumped about heading out into the
big-girl world of kindergarten when
my older brother casually mentioned
to me that thumb sucking was only for
babies that were not ready for school.
I panicked! Would I be sent home?
Would I never learn to read or need
school clothes? I decided this was
far too important...(still not much I
wouldn't give up for a new outfit or
a good book) ...the habit was bro-
ken! The point is, I was about to be
exposed, which seems like the worst
thing ever, but really is the door to
victory over any bad habit.
When we keep our bad habits hid-
den, we can more easily deny their
harmful effects, and justify our ac-


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tions in our own minds. However,
once they are exposed, we can see the
truth more clearly...as if they are un-
der a spotlight. Then we can weigh
out the cost and decide to take action.
Accountability is a great tool to uti-
lize when our attempts to break a bad
habit continue to fail. It is defined as
a willingness to accept responsibility
or to account for one's actions to an-
other; to answer to another.
In Ephesians 5:21, the Bible en-
courages us to "be subject to one an-
other in the fear of Christ." To "be
subject" indicates a willingness to
answer to another for your'behavior,
and gives them the authority to speak
honestly with you about what they
observe. This can come in the form
of one friend or family nmemb&r, or
a group of like-minded fellow strug-
glers. The most important quality to
look for is a sincere desire on their
part for your success.. .enough to say
the hard things when you need to
hear them and to continually encour-
age you to keep going.
Picture yourself free of that bad
habit.. .and commit yourself to an
accountability partner or group... be-
cause your heart matters!
Tell us what you think.., what do
you think is the most common bad
habit and/or what bad habit have you
overcome? Email Heart Matters at
angieland3@windstream.net
Blessings, Angie-


Trenton United Methodist Church
203 NE 2nd Street ,
Trenton, FL 32693
352-463-2877
Sunday morning worship at 11 a.m.
Wednesday evening Bible study at 6 p.m.
Hank Cribb, Pastor


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BETHEL BAPTIST CHURCH
"Committed to living and sharing the message of God's love."


Bible Study - 9:45 a.m.
Sunday Worship 11 a.m. & 7 p.m.
Prayer & Discipleship - Wed. 7 p.m.
Youth Praise & Worship - Wed. 6:30 p.m.
Awana Program - Wed. 6:30 p.m.
7070 S.W. CR-334A - Trenton, FL 32693
Pastor: Jake Cravey
Music Minister: Rick Reed
Youth Director: Aaron Bachle


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from 8:00 am til ?
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Youth Tour winners go to Washington D.C.
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KailynValdron (left) and Rach.-al Harrison (right) are pictured at..
Kailyn Waldron (left) and Racheal Harrison (right) are pictured at


The Capitol. These two students
Cooperative's Youth Tour.
In mid-June, two local students,
Racheal Harrison and Kailyn Wal-
dron, represented Central Florida
Electric Cooperative at the Electric
Cooperative's Youth Tour of Wash-
ington D.C. Upon their return, both
girls were more than happy to share
some of the highlights of their trip
with members.
The selection process for the youth
tour winners began in the spring and
the two winners were selected by
May. Both Racheal and Kailyn said
they were very excited about being
selected to go on the trip.
"I had been to Washington D.C.


represented CFEC on the Electric

before as a safety patrol; but never
having learned that much about gov-
ernment by that time, the monuments
and historical places did not mean as
much," Racheal says. "Now that I
have had American History and gov-
ernment classes, I was looking for-
ward to seeing all those places I have
read about."
Kailyn, who calls herself a "politi-
cal junkie," was also really excited to
go on the youth tour.
"I love history, and I was just re-
ally excited because you read about
all this stuff, but now 1 was actually
going to see it."


IT'S YOUR SCHOOL -- LET'S GET INVOLVED!!

CALENDAR OF EVENTS
From July 30,2009 to August 5, 2009
Gilchrist County Superintendent's Office 1-800-884-9131
Transportation Office 1-800-833-5702


BELL ELEMENTARY
8/13 5:30-6:45 BES Open House
BELL HIGH SCHOOL
8/11 6:30-8:00 BMS Open House
8-13. 7:00-8:30 BHS Open House
TRENTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
8/13 5:30 TES Open House
TRENTON MIDDLE SCHOOL/TRENTON HIGH
8/4 6:00 THS 5-6 grade Open House
8/13 6:30 THS 7-8 grade Open House
8/13 7:30 THS 9-12 grade Open House
8/17 8:10 First day of school for students
8/28 7:30 Tiger Football Kick-off Classic at Newberry HS


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Notice
The Gilchrist County State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP)
Program will hold a SHIP educational course at 6:00 p.m. on Thursday
August 6, 2009, in the Gilchrist County Commissioners Building at
210 South Main Street Trenton, Florida. The class is free and open to
the public. Anyone applying for a SHIP loan is required., to attend a
SHIP class. If you have any questions, please call the SHIP Program
office at 352-463-4021.
Charlotte Pedersen
Program Administrator
Pub. July 23, 30, 2009b



NOTICE OF MEETING
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Gilchrist County SHIP Loan Re-
view Committee will hold a regular meeting on Thursday, August 6, 2009
at 3:30 p.m. in the Gilchrist County Commissioners' Building at 210
South Main Street, Trenton, Florida.
PLEASE BE ADVISED that if a person decides to appeal any decision
made at such meeting or hearings, he will 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..
Charlotte Pedersen
Program Administrator
Pub. July 30, 2009b


Kailyn and Racheal are visiting the

Racheal HArrison is a senior at
Trenton High School, and her parents
are Kenneth and Julie Harrison.
Kailyn Waldron is a senior at Bell
High School, and her parents are Ka-
trina Havelock and Gregg Waldron.
Tour participants gathered in Tal-
lahassee and traveled to Washington
D.C. together from there. There were
39 students and chaperones attend-
ing from Florida. The students were
surprised at the fast pace set by the
leader, but agreed there is just a lot to
see in our nation's capital.
"We would have liked to have had
time to stay and read more of the in-
formation at some of the monuments
or memorials, but we were moving
so fast from one thing to another,"
Racheal says.
Some of the places they toured
were the World War 11 Memorial,
the Lincoln Memorial, the Holocaust
Museum, the Capital, the White
House, Arlington National Cemetery
and the Smithsonian's Air and Space
Museum.
Racheal's favorite stop was at
Mount Vernon, the home of George
Washington. "Most of the stuff was
used hundreds of year ago. It was
neat that we walked in the same plac-
es that George Washington walked."
For Kailyn, seeing the monuments
was interesting, but it was really the
different people on the trip that made
it fun.
Racheal says Arlington National
Cemetery was a real eye opener. "You
don't appreciate how many graves
are there until you see it, and you just
keep walking and walking and seeing
the small, white headstones.".
The girls also got to see some piec-
es of the Twin Towers and Pentagon
from the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist at-
tack.
On the lighter side, the group took
a dinner cruise down the Potomac


Arlington National Cemetery. Ms. Doris Wilson, Annie (CNA)

River. They also got to meet some quilted angels for Ayers residents.
important people and learn about cur-
rent issues.
At the Capital, the tour group got.
to see the President, but not of the
United States. Instead, the President
of South Korea was visiting and the
tour participants had to move aside
for his security detail. Still, they did


get to see a world leader.
Their Congressman, Cliff Stearns,
was only available for a picture, but
Congressman Adam Putnam visited
with the group at length, talking to
them about current issues and find-
ing out what issues are important to
them. The group also learned about
concerns important to cooperatives,
such as the Climate Change bill.
What would the girls like to do if
they visit Washington D.C. again?
Mainly spend more time at each stop.
"1 would like to go back and see the
Smithsonian's Museums more in
depth and go to more than just one of
them," Kailyn says.
Both girls agree the trip was well
worth it, and this year's juniors
should be ready to apply for the trip.
However, these are not twQ students
who will sit idle the rest of the sum-
mer.
Rachael is taking Spanish and math
through Lake City Community Col-
lege. She plans to go early admission
to LCCC in the fall and will finish her
Associate of Arts degree by the end
of her Senior Year. Her goal is a de-
gree in elementary education.
Kailyn is taking three classes
through LCCC and is looking for-
ward to her senior year.
With all the exciting news from
their tour, the girls had little difficulty
coming up with the one "worst" thing
on the trip. Unfortunately, it was
news to them that they don't serve
sweet tea up north.


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Sewing Group makes quilted angels at

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On Wednesday afternoons our res-
idents come to a sewing group that
they thoroughly enjoy While making
all sorts of projects. This month we
had three quilt tops donated to our
group. After going through several
craft books, our ladies decided to
make quilted angel door hangers out
of the quilted material. Ms. Anna
made up 20 kits for the group. Each
lady stacked the material and pinned
each piece together. Ms. Anna and
Ms. Janet sewed where each of the
ladies pinned and then gave them
back to the ladies to turn the angels
right side out. It was wonderful to
see the angels come to life by stuff-
ing the angels. using moss for their


hair, using flowers and butterflies
to hold in their hands and finishing
with blush and eyes. Our ladies had
so much fun making their quilted
angels, they all just had to have one
of their own and the others would be
sold. It's wonderful to see how cre-
ative our ladies are. The fellowship
together on Wednesday afternoons in
our sewing group is priceless. We are
so proud of our ladies. We welcome
any sewing donations of any kind for
our Wednesday group.
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nated sewing items and especially the
beautiful quilt tops we just used. It is
greatly appreciated.


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OPEN HOUSE SCHEDULE


Bell Elementary
August 13th
5:30-6:45 PM - All grades


Bell Middle/High
August 11th
6:30-8:30 PM - 6th-8th grades
August 13th
7:00-8:30 PM - 9th-1 2t'h grades


Trenton Elementary
August 13th
5:30-6:30 PM - PreK-1st grades
6:30-7:30 PM - 2nd-4th grades


Trenton Middle/High
August 4th
6:30-8:00 PM - 5th-6th grades
August 13th
6:30-7:30 PM - 7th-8th grades
7:30-8:00 PM - 9th-12th grades


Pre-K
Backpack - no wheels


Kindergarten
Backpack - no wheels
12 - #2 pencils, no plastic
2 boxes 8 pk crayons
8 glue sticks
2 glue bottles
Scissors

1st Grade
Backpack - no wheels
Pencil box
2 boxes 24 count crayons
36 - #2 pencils
Scissors
4 folders w/pockets
2 packs cap erasers
6 glue sticks
Washable markers


2nd Grade
Backpack - no wheels
1 pk loose-leaf notebook paper
per grading period
#2 pencils
Scissors
Ruler (12" & centimeters)
Crayons
Glue stick
Pencil box
Glue
Markers or colored pencils
3 folders w/pockets

3rd Grade
Backpack - no wheels
Crayons (24 count)
1-pk loose-leaf notebook paper
per grading period
Pocket folders w/prongs
(solid colors)


3rd Grade (Continued)
24 - #2 pencils
Markers
2 glue sticks
2 bottles glue
2 packs cap erasers

4th Grade
Backpack - no wheels
1 pk loose-leaf notebook paper
per grading period
24 - #2 pencils
Black/blue pens
Crayons/markers or colored pencils
Index cards


5th Grade
Backpack - no wheels
1 pk loose-leaf paper per grading
period
Colored pencils/crayons
24 - #2 pencils
3 - 1 V2 " ring binder
6 folders w/pockets
Glue stick
Scissors
Pencil pouch w/zipper

6th Grade
5 - V2" 3-ring binders
Loose-leaf notebook paper
Blue or black pens
Mechanical pencils w/lead or
pencils w/sharpener
13 dividers
3-tab folder
Pocket folder w/prongs

7th Grade
Pens/pencils
Highlighter
Loose-leaf notebook paper
2 - composition notebooks
1 - 2/2" 3-ring binder


- SUPPLIES -
7th Grade (Continued)
5 pocket folders w/holes (w/o
prongs) or 1 pack of tabbed
* dividers
Colored pencils or markers
3x5 index cards
6 large brown grocery bags

8th Grade
5-subject composition book w/folder
dividers
Notebook paper
Graph paper
Pencils
Pens
Sticky notes
Highlighter
Markers


Pre-K
Large size 8 count crayons
Glue sticks
12 - #2 pencils
Round tip safety scissors
Backpack or book bag

1st Grade
12 - #2 pencils
Glue sticks
4 plastic folders w/pockets
1 - 80 sheet spiral notebook.
Round tip safety scissors
Cap erasers
2 black or blue pens
1 zippered supply bag
1 box qt or gal zip lock bags
Backpack or book bag

2nd Grade
24 - #2 pencils
Bottle of glue
Round tip safety scissors
Erasers


2nd Grade (Continued)
Crayons (no markers)
Pencil box or bag
1 can shaving cream
Backpack or book bag

3rd Grade
2 pks wide-ruled notebook paper
36 - #2 pencils
Erasers
2 boxes 8 count crayons
Sticky notes (any size)
Markers (8 color set)
Glue
Round tip safety scissors
4x6 index cards
Colored pencils
Dry Erase Markers
1 box zip lock bags (any size)
Backpack or book bag


4th Grade
Large supply of loose leaf notebook
= paper (no spiral notebooks)
Large supply #2 pencils
I pack yellow highlighters
12 count box colored pencils
Zippered pencil pouch
1 pack blue or black erasable pens
Glue sticks
Round tip safety scissors
1 box crayons
1 hand-held pencil sharpener

5th Grade
White wide-ruled notebook paper
�/2" notebook for paper,
Box of #2 pencils w/erasers
Blue or black pens
Pack of colored pencils
Backpack or book bag
Opt: crayons
white out strip/pen
ruler
sml pencil sharpener


6th Grade
#2 pencils
Blue or black pens
Lined notebook paper
Erasers
Backpack or book bag
Opt: flash drive
markers
small pencil sharpener
white out

7th Grade
1 - 2" binder
1 - 1V2" binder
1 - 1" binder
Lined notebook paper
1 - dividers for notebooks
#2 pencils
Blue or black pens
2 pocket, 3-prong folder
Basic calculator
Colored pencils
Opt: white out
highlighter
glue stick
3x5 index cards

8th Grade
Lined notebook paper
#2 pencils
Blue or black pens
Colored pencils
3 - 3-ring binders w/pockets
2 - 5-pk dividers for binders
Highlighters
Basic calculator
Small pack of graph paper
Twin pocket folder w/3-prongs

6th - 8th Grade PE
Black shorts
White or gray shirts
Tennis shoes
(PE uniforms will be for sale)
Appreciated, but not required
for all classes:
Hand sanitizer & Tissues


- STUDENT CONDUCT ON THE BUS -
Students eligible to be transported are entitled to free transportation only so long as they abide by the rules of safety and behavior necessary for the operation of the system.
They may only ride their assigned bus. They may not ride the bus home with friends without prior written approval from a parent and administration.
Any serious infraction of these rules may cause the student to lose this privilege. It is the responsibility of the parent to see that the student abides by these bus regulations
or to provide for the student's own transportation. Suspension from a bus does not affect the requirements of attendance laws and regulations.



Any student transported at public expense shall:


Stay in assigned seat. Students are not to move around on the bus.
Students should not yell, sing, or make loud noises on the bus. Students
should be quiet at railroad crossings and while the bus is unloading.
Students should obey the bus driver at all times.
Students shall wait until the bus has come to a complete stop before
attempting to get on or off the bus.
Proper rules of conduct should occur while waiting for the bus.
Enter or leave the bus only at the front door after the bus has come to a
complete stop. If necessary, cross the highway in the proper manner
and as instructed after leaving the bus. Always cross the roadway 10
feet in front of the. bus.
Keep head, elbows, and hands inside the bus windows at all times.
Refrain from throwing objects inside or outside of the bus.
Refrain from the use of profane or objectionable language or engaging
in any other objectionable conduct.


10) There shall be no pushing, fighting, or any type of misconduct at any time.
11) Avoid damaging or defacing the bus or bus equipment. Students shall
be responsible for the cost of any such damage.
12) No sharp instruments or weapons of any kind are allowed on the bus.
13) Be on time - buses cannot wait on students who are tardy.
14) Do not talk to the driver unless it is absolutely necessary.
15) Do not eat, drink, chew gum, or have tobacco products on the bus.
16) Do not bring animals (dead or alive); i.e. dogs, cats, rabbits, chickens,
snakes, fish, etc.
17) Do not bring anything in glass containers.
18) Balloons and flowers are not allowed on the bus.
19) Backpacks/book bags will not be allowed on buses the last week of school.


-DRESS CODE -
This rule is made pursuant to Florida Statute 1001.43 to provide for proper attention to health, safety, control and other matters relating to the welfare of students and shall be a part of the code of student conduct
and be made available in the student handbook distributed to all teachers, students and parents at the beginning of every school year, as provided in Florida Statute 1006.07. All students attending Gilchrist
County Schools are required to dress in a manner that provides proper attention to health, safety and the orderly conduct of activities of all students, to avoid disruption and the orderly administration of the
school program in each school for the welfare and best interest of all children attending school. For this purpose, the following regulations will be used as a guide to follow when selecting school clothing:
1. Shoes must be worn by all students at all times except at the discretion of the teachers. Appropriate shoes must be worn during physical education classes. Flip-flops or backless sandals are
not allowed in elementary classes.
2. Tops and bottoms (items of clothing) must meet at the waistline. Clothing shall be neither loose nor tight fitting to an extent that they reveal underclothing or inappropriate body areas.
3. Hats/caps and sunglasses may be worn on campus, but not in the buildings.
4. Shorts, skirts, and dresses should not be more than approximately five inches above the top of the knee cap when standing. Holes, rips, tears, etc. in shorts or pants shall not be more than five
inches above the knee cap.
5. Spaghetti straps/halter tops/strapless tops or tank top shirts and dresses shall not be worn unless covered at all times by another shirt/sweater. Tops shall not be loose, tight-fitting, or low cut to
an extent that they reveal underclothing or inappropriate body areas.
6. Pajamas shall not be worn. It
7. Clothing may not contain words or pictures which are degrading or distracting. Headgear is included.
8. Clothing shall not be worn in a manner that depicts gang symbols or affiliation. (This includes slogans or references to tobacco, sex, drugs, alcohol, gangs, cults,
racists, or sexist oriented sayings or pictures.)
9. Belt chains or wallet chains may not be worn on school grounds.
10. Any questionable clothing will be reviewed by the Principal/designee for a decision regarding appropriateness and parent/guardian may be called.


CELL PHONE USAGE
Cell phones are allowed on campus, but must be turned off and not seen during class. Cell phones not in the "off' position in buildings and during class
will be taken and returned only to, the parent/guardian. Repeated infractions will result in .loss of privilege to bring a cell phone to school.

( SCHOOL STARTS ON AUGUST 17TH ! -


Elementary school times are 8:30 AM - 3:00 PM * Middle and high school timeshare 8:15 AM - 3:10 PM
Limited supervisory time will be provided 30 minutes before and after school hours.


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Obituaries

Mr. Donald Anderson
Donald Anderson, age 61, of
Gainesville died Wednesday, July 8,
2009, at the Malcolm Randall VA
Medical Center. Don was born in
Lynn, Massachusetts and was a So-
cial Worker, counseling at-risk youth
in foster homes, and was an artist.
Mr. Anderson was preceded in
death by his father, Elliott R. Ander-
son; and a brother, Elliott R. Ander-
son, Jr.
He is survived by his wife, Brenda
Padilla of Philippines; a son, David
Prank Anderson of Philippines; a
daughter, Michelle Gallant of Massa-
chusetts; his mother, Audrey Turpel;
his brother, William Anderson (Pa-
tricia) of New Hampshire; and sis-
ters, Nancy Anderson of Inglis, Ju-
dith Merrett of Massachusetts, Mary
Peckham of Massachusetts and Lori
Lavander of North Carolina.
A memorial service will be held on
Thursday, July 30, 2009. at 7:00 p.m.
at the New Life Assembly of God,
9579 S. US Hwy. 129, Trenton, FL.
The family requests that donations be
made to the Don Anderson Memorial
Fund in care of New Life Assembly
of God in Trenton.
Arrangements are under the care of
Milam Funeral and Cremation Ser-
vices in Gainesville.


Mr. Barney Floyd
Barney Floyd, age 92, longtime
High Springs resident, passed away
Saturday, July 25 at E. T. York Haven
Hospice Care Center in Gainesville.
He was a native of Burnsville, Mis-
sissippi. He rode to High Springs
along with his father and brother,
Phelps, from Roswell, New Mexico
on horseback in 1930, the trip tak-
ing three months. He was employed
at Chew's Truck Stop, Priest Motor
Company in High Springs and later
as a general superintendent at Lon-
cala Phosphate until his retirement
following 32 years service. He was
a longtime member of First Baptist
Church in High Springs before mov-
ing his membership to Mt. Pleasant
Baptist Church. He also was a mem-
ber of Gideons International Bible
Society and a veteran of World War
II having served in the U. S. Coast-
guard.
He was preceded in death by his
parents, Fred and Lena Floyd; two
brothers, Phelps and Emory Floyd;
and a grandson, Stephen Kyle Petty.
Survivors include his wife of 64
years, Pansy Floyd of High Springs;
one son, Robert (Martha) Floyd of
High Springs; tw9 daughters, Betty
Hagar of Inverness, and Wana (Jim)
Funderburk of Land O'Lakes; three
grandsons, David and Mark Floyd
and Joshua Funderburk; one brother,
Adron Floyd of St. Louis, Missouri.
Funeral services were conducted
Tuesday, July 28 at Mt. Pleasant
Baptist Church with Dr. Ralph Ro-
driguez and Rev. Morris Beck of-
ficiating. Interment was held in the
High Springs Cemetery. Visitation
with the family was on Monday, July
27 at Evans-Carter Funeral Home in
High Springs.
For those who wish, in lieu .of
flowers, you may donate to Haven
Hospice of North Central Florida.


Mrs. Mary Ann Rain Graham
Mrs. Mary Ann Rain Graham
Mrs. Mary Ann Rain
Graham
Mary Ann Rain Graham, age 76,
was bom September 9, 1932 to J. C.
"Bill" and Ila Dee Etheredge Rain.
After Dr. W. C. Young delivered the
younger sister of Theron Eugene


and Evelyn Elizabeth, he selected a
young cow as payment for his servic-
es. Mary Ann grew up in Chiefland
and attended Chiefland High School.
She loved the outdoors and enjoyed
playing basketball. She especially
loved diving from a rope swing and
swimming in the boil at Manatee
Springs.
At age 15, Mary Ann fell in love
with handsome, 19-year-old Kenneth
Graham. Married on the 4th of July,
1948, their marriage of 61 years was
blessed with six children; Melanie,
Andrea, Jack and Jill (twins), Jann
and June.
Mary Ann was a dedicated wife,
mother, grandmother and aunt, and
devoted her life to the care of others.
Famous for her country cooking and
biscuits, she was also an Avon repre-
sentative for over 30 years, loved to
travel and was given the nickname,
"Mary Go." Extremely patriotic, she
attended all political rallies, served as
second foreman on the first woman
jury selected in Levy County, never
missed voting, and once held the re-
cord as longest serving poll worker.
She had a flag on her car, a flagpole
in her yard, decorated her home with
patriotic symbols, and often wore
red, white and blue. She was a for-
mer member of Hardeetown Baptist
church where she served as VBS
"cookie lady" and was on the church
wide hospitality committee. She was
a current member of First Baptist
Church of Chiefland.
Mary Ann was diagnosed with a
malignant brain tumor in November
of 2008. Given only a short life ex-
pectancy, she returned home where
she remained under the constant love
and care of her, family, Suwannee
River Economic Council and Haven
Hospice. She passed from this life on
July 26, 2009.
Mary Ann was preceded in death
by her husband, Kenneth Graham;
brother, Theron Rain; and sister, Ev-
elyn Graham.
She is survived by her children,
Melanie and David Allen, Andrea
and Dale Knuckles, Jack Graham, Jill
and Don May, Jann and Stan Under-
wood, and June Greenlee; 20 grand-
children; 34 great grandchildren; two
sisters-in-laws, Ida Mae Watson and
Ruth Rain; many nieces; nephews;
extended family and close friends.
Visitation was Tuesday, July 28,
2009 at Hiers-Baxley Funeral Ser-
vices Chapel in Chiefland. Funeral
services were on Wednesday, July
29, 2009 at the Hardeetown Baptist
Church of Chiefland, with Dr. Ed
Johnson and Rev. Travis Hudson
officiating. Burial followed at the
Hardeetown Cemetery in Chiefland.
In lieu of flowers, donations may
be given to the Harmony Pregnancy
and Resource Center (HPRC) P.O.
Box '2557, Chiefland, FL 32644
and/or Haven Hospice of Tri Coun-
ties, 311 N.E. 9th Street, Chiefland,
FL 32626.
Arrangements were under the care
of Hiers-Baxley Funeral Services in
Chiefland.


Mr. L. C. Harris
Mr. L. C. Harris of Jena passed
away Tuesday, July 21, 2009 at Hos-
pice of the Tri-Counties. He was 75.
Mr. Harris was born in Macclenny,
Florida on May 13, 1934 to parents,
Lacy and Wealthy Ann Harris. He
served in the United States Army
during the Korean Conflict. He was
a heavy equipment mechanic em-
ployed by Anderson Columbia and
owned his own small business re-
pairing heavy equipment.- Mr. Harris
moved to Jena a year ago.
He is survived by his wife, Ila Har-
ris of Jena; sons, Nathan Scott Har-
ris of Macclenny and W. C. Mills
of Old Town; daughter, Robin Mills
Livingston of Chokoloskee, Florida;
brothers Cecil Harris and Earl Har-
ris of Macclenny; sister, Reatha Mae
Harris of Macclenny; 10 grandchil-
dren and 10 great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Thurs-
day, July 23, 2009 at the Rick Good-
ing Funeral Home Chapel with Rev.
Bobby Joe Hires officiating. Inter-
ment followed at Mt. Olive Cemetery
in Jena. A visitation was held at the
funeral home one hour prior to the
service.
Arrangements were placed under
the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral
Home in Cross City.


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Mrs. Patricia Gail
Keen
Mrs. Patricia Gail Keen of Cross
City passed away Tuesday, July 21,
2009, at North Florida Regional Hos-
pital. She was 57.
Mrs. Keen was born in Pickins,
South Carolina and moved to Cross
City at the age of 17. She was a
homemaker and a mother and attend-
ed New Prospect Baptist Church.
She enjoyed her family and doing
cross stitch.
She is survived by her husband
Gaston Keen of Cross City; sons,
James Keen and John Paul Keen, both
of Cross City; daughter, Becky Evans
of Cross City; brothers, Donnie Mc-
Call of Liberty, South Carolina, Ed
McCall of Hart, Georgia and Lee
McCall of Liberty, South Carolina;
sister, Sue Willis of South Carolina;
4 grandchildren and 1 great grand-
child.
She is preceded in death by a
brother, Harold McCall and a sister,
Judy Davis.
A memorial service was held at
New Prospect Baptist Church Friday,
July 24, 2009 with Rev. Billy Robson
officiating.
Arrangements were placed under
the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral
Home in Cross City.

Mr. James William
Parkes
James William Parkes, age 62,
passed away on Wednesday, July 22,
2009 at Haven Hospice of the Tri-
Counties in Chiefland. James was
born on July 22, 1947 in Newton
Center, Massachusetts to Klein and
Shirley Parkes. He moved to Tren-
ton 3 years ago from Gainesville.
Mr. Parkes was a computer consul-
tant and a member of the Church of
Jesus Christ 'of Latter Day Saints in
Chiefland.
He is survived by his wife, Lynn
Parkes of Trenton; 2 daughters, Ga-
brielle Fillon of Ohio and Virginia
Lagana of Gainesville; 2 sons, Alex-
ander K. Parkes of Gainesville and
Daniel J. Parkes of Trenton; a sister,
Carol R. Woodroffe of Tampa; and 2
grandchildren.
Funeral services were held on
Monday, July 27, 2009 at the Church
of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints
with Bishop Owen Baynard officiat-
ing. A graveside service was held on
Wednesday, July 29, 2009 at Harper-
ville Cemetery in Harperville, Mis-
sissippi with Bishop Michael J. Lyon
officiating.
Arrangements were under the care
of Watson Funeral Home in Trenton.


Mrs. Martha Aerlene
Rollison
Mrs. Martha Jerlene Rollison of
Cross City passed away Friday, July
24, 2009 at North Florida Regional
Hospital. She was 71.
Mrs. Rollison was born on Feb-
ruary 5, 1938 in Maulk, Georgia to
Albert and Reba Singleton but has
lived here most of her life. She was
a homemaker and a mother who
enjoyed her family, reading, doing
jigsaw puzzles and collecting dolls.
She was a member of the Pentecostal
Holiness Church of Cross City.
She was preceded in death by a
son, Danny Joe Rollison.
She is survived by her husband
of 55 years, J. W. "Ned" Rollison of
Cross City; sons, Dennis (Tammy)
Rollison of Old Town and Troy Rol-
lison of Cross City; daughter-in-law,
Jennie Rollison of Lake Butler;
brother, Jimmy Singleton of St. Pe-
tersburg; sisters, Peggy Coker of St.
Petersburg, and Mary Rollison of

Funeral services were held Sunday,
July 26, 2009 at the Pentecostal Ho-
liness Church in Cross City with Rev.
Paul Tyson officiating. Interment
followed at Cross City Cemetery. A
visitation was held at the church one
hour prior to the service.
Arrangements were placed under
the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral
Home in Cross City.

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Mrs. Corean A. Sheppard
Mrs. Corean A. Sheppard
Corean A. Sheppard, age 96, of
Chiefland passed away on July 24,
2009.
She was born on January 18, 1913
in Chiefland to John and Lommie Al-
len. She was a lifelong member of the
Chiefland community. She worked as
a cook at Truck Town and as a farmer
for many years. She was of the Bap-
tist faith and was a member of the
Hardeetown Baptist Church. She
enjoyed gardening, cooking, fishing
and hunting.
She was preceded in death by her
husband, parents, 3 sisters, 5 brothers
and 2 daughters.
She is survived by her son, R.C.
Sheppard (Patsy); grandchildren,
Rhonda Heatherly (Hank); Mark
Sheppard; Johnny Sheppard (Lacy);
Deanna Castell (Tim); Dana Plank
(Darrell) and 10 great grandchildren.
Graveside services were held on
July 26, 2009 at Long Pond Cem-
etery in Chiefland with Pastor Travis
Hudson officiating. Burial followed
at Long Pond Cemetery.
Arrangements were under the
care of Knauff Funeral Home in
Chiefland.


Ms. Helen C. Taylor
Helen C. Taylor of Trenton, for-
merly of Louisa, Virginia passed
away on July 20,2009 surrounded by
her family members while visiting in
Virginia. She was preceded in death
by her loving and devoted husband,
Woodrow G. Taylor. She was a life-
time member in the Louisa, Virginia
and Florida Moose Lodge, a life
member of the V.FW and American
Legion, a Red Cross Volunteer and a
volunteer with Hospice in Florida for
16 years.
She leaves behind her children,
grandchildren, and great-grandchil-
dren to cherish her memories. She
is also survived by her four legged
friend, "Snuggles."
A memorial service was' held
Wednesday, July 22, 2009 in the
Woodward Funeral Home Chapel in
Louisa, Virginia.
A graveside service was held at
Florida National Cemetery in Bush-
nell, Florida on Friday, July 24,2009.
Arrangements in Florida are under
the care of Knauff Funeral Home in
Chiefland.
The family requests no flowers
and for memorial contributions to be
made to the charity of your choice.


Mr. Philip Franklin
Thompson
Philip Franklin Thompson, age 91,
passed away on Monday, July 20,
2009 at Shands at the University of
Florida. He was born on November
24, 1917 in Clinton County, Ohio.
He moved to Trenton 20 years ago
from Dayton, Ohio. He was a sheet
metal fabricator for Wright-Patterson
Air Force Base.
He is survived by his wife, Aimee
Thompson of Trenton; and several
loving nieces and nephews.
Graveside services were held on
Thursday, July 23, 2009 at Trenton
Cemetery with Reverend Mike Whis-
tler officiating.
Arrangements were under the care
of Watson Funeral Home in Trenton.



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position.
Russell and Sharon named her
Mother Goose, because her home
was so very full, Each and ev-
ery day, by the dozens they would
come, to the Akins house, right after
.school.
But on occasions, Ruthie would
ask her children to give a bit back to
her, A foot rub, she deserved it, and
she paid bit bucks for it, you could
be sure.
She was everyone's second Mom,
the best aunt ever, and our favorite of
all, for sure, Cherish those memories
you have, don't let them go, and take
many of life's lessons from her.
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Card of Thanks
On behalf of the entire family of
Ruth Akins, please accept our heart-
felt thanks and appreciation for the
outpouring of love during her illness
and recent passing. The cards, let-
ters, phone calls, visits, food, flowers
and sincere gestures are most appre-
ciated. To live and work in a commu-
nity such as ours is truly a blessing.
Words do not do justice in conveying
our deepest gratitude to our family,
friends and colleagues during our last
few months with our loved bone. To
lose a loved one is never easy, but the
love that abounds in times like this
certainly leaves the family in awe of
God's love and mercy, as well as the
friendships that flourish.
With much love and sincere
thanks...
Stanley & Ms. Kate
Scott, Kim & Courtney
Sharon, Edgar, Cody and Shelbie

Ruthie...
Such a wonderful woman with the
most amazing talents far more than
most, From being the perfect friend,
to the life of the party, and always the
most gracious host.
She was a daughter, a sister, a wife,
a mother and very, very dear friend,
On Ruth's kindness and caring, her
generosity and compassion, you
could always, always depend.
Born the second of five, number
two on the tree, she was the oldest
Sayler girl, Along with Roland, Vi,
Marion and Ramona, they say she
was out of this world.
Their memories are unique, such
amazing friends as well as the best
of all kin, Their memories they shall
cherish, from childhood to now, until
they all meet up again.
Her big brother brags on her de-
votion to him from many years now
past, Waiting upon him, always,
no matter how long, no matter how
much time had lapsed.
She had to wash Roland's car, once
a week, always on Saturday night,
To town with him she would always
go, they never once argued or had a
fight.
She and Vi would have to take
Marion along, when off to town
they'd go..."Don't tattle on us," they
would say, "don't let Mom and Dad
know."
From roller skating in town, to milk-
ing the cow daily, while they were at
home, No matter what memory, they
were making it together, they were
always together, never alone.
As siblings, their love ran very
deep. you see, andwas so,very true,
Bound together by ties, the kind that
bind, that families seldom lose.
But if, by chance, they ever did
get upset and might be a touch mad,
All the clothes they had starched and
ironed, were soon to look really bad.
Even as a young woman in high
school, she was the one everyone
would choose, Voted the best girl of
them all, a friend you never wanted
to lose.
Ruth's eyes and her hair, always
stunningly nice, always beautifully
rare, Something everyone would no-
tice and comment about, so radiantly
fair.
But don't tell her a secret, you see,
for to keep it was a bit of a task, To
have some news, and not share it,
"Oh my," she'd gasp.
As a young hair dresser, she was
top of her class, she was the best, So
famous in Rapid City, she did Patsy
Cline's hair once, she out did all the
rest.
It was there where she met her
future husband, Stanley, her eternal
mate, A young Air Force beau, he had
given her a hand, and then asked her
for a date.
Their love brought them together,
as a husband and as a wife, A rela-
tionship so very full, of the most ex-
,traordinary life.
A perfect marriage, nah, you know
there aren't any, you see, But a true,
unending love, one that lasts forever,
quite simply.
A perfect match, for sure, she
loved him, and he loved her as well,
A life lived, a life shared, a life full of
great memories that makes your heart
swell.
For Scott, Russell and Sharon,
their three children, their parents
were unsurpassed, For in their
parents, they had been blessed with
close friends, too, a love that forever
lasts.
Cooking for them and their friends,
Ruth was always in the kitchen, Her
laughter and happy voice could al-


Mrs. Ruth Akins
ship, lessons of compassion and of
care, To everyone you meet, no matT
ter who they are, always strive to be
most fair.
For a harsh word, she never did
speak, nor a grudge did she ever hold;
But a life full of laughter, a life full
of love, she was quite a woman to
behold.
Her children were her life, she
loved them so much, they were the
light in her eyes, And their spouses,
too, Kim and Edgar, once married,
certainly made her heart rise.
They were a part of her family, sent
from above, to add to what she had
been blessed, Again, family ties thai
run so deep, outlasting most all the
rest.
Then came the grandchildren, three
for Ruth, all perfect and innocent and
most pure, Courtney and Cody and
then sweet Shelbie, gifts from heav-
en, for sure.
From her siblings, to her children
and now to her grands, she created a
new set of best friends,The best, you
see, for she loved them most dearly,
right up until the very end.
Leftovers from the fridge, hanging
out at Granny's house, was the best
for her three grands, you hear;
They could do no wrong, she loved
them to death, and always wanted
them near.
Up at school, watching them grow
and keeping them every chance she,
was allowed, She loved those babies,
more than anything else, they always
made her so proud.
As a daughter-in-law, she was
the very best, she loved Ms. Kate
so well; Ms. Kate will tell you, she
loved 'Ruth back, they "never fussed
nor fought, she'll tell.
She'll also say, she loved Ruth
to death, more as a daughter, than
daughter-in-law; Their relationship
was genuine, great friends they were,
Ruth was there anytime Ms. Kate
might call. '
She loved a good crowd, loved to
feed them, too...loved to cook and
she was the best, Laughing and lovI
ing were her best traits of all, far sur-
passing the rest.
At New Year's their home was
the place to be, for young and old, it
didn't matter, Singing and laughing,
riding the train, enjoying life with
cheerful chatter.
In the summers all the cousins
would love to come and stay, and
Ruth loved it just as much, Cooking
and cleaning, canning and preserv-
ing, vegetables, memories and the
such... .
On her 65th birthday, my was a sur-
prise, for ALL of her sisters came to
Bell, They laughed and sang, stayed
up all night at Suwannee, my the sto-
ries they tell.
And her trips with the girls, oh how
she loved them, no matter where they
happened to go, It was always the
best, on stage or in the elevator, Ruth
could always put on a show.
In everyone she knew, she saw
something good, never passed judg4
ment or was rude. A true testament to
the Golden Rule, she loved and treat!
ed everyone just as she should.
Scott and Kim have a restaurant;.
the best you can find, and their food
tastes out of sight, But Ruth cooked
each and every day, Scott ate dinner
with his Mom every night.
And on the phone with Sharon;
several times a day, they were truly
the best of friends, Ruth taught Sha-
ron all of her cooking secrets, too, her
legacy of satisfied eaters won't end.
Her beauty shop was the hub, of
everything news worthy , those
women knew it all, If the Journal
only knew half of all they did, it
would certainly be three inches tall,
Her days were eaten up, by her
family and friends, by laughter and
most certainly by love, Ruthie wai
sent here for all of us to enjoy, a spe-
cial gift from God up above.
And now she has gone home, to
see our dear Lord, and with Russell
she has been reunited, How sad for
us, how amazing for the two of them,
I know they were both so excited.
And when you think of Ruth, hold
your memories dear, cherish then
each day you live, And remember to
do just as she did, never once failing
to give.
Giving of her love, giving of her
laughter, giving of her heart, to each
and all, What an amazing life, of such
an inspiring woman, one of the best
we ever saw.
Embrace your memories, harbor
your friendships, love your family so
very much, Th i is her legacy, of
love and of laughter, she changed ev-
ery life she touched.


GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


THURSDAY, JULY 30,2009


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GILCH(1-RIST COUNTY 1J1URNAL.


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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 21-2008-CA-000121
COUNTRYWIDE HOME LOANS,
INC.,
SPlaintiff,
vs.
MARY ROGERSON A/K/A MARY E.
ROGERSON; UNKNOWN. SPOUSE
OF MARY ROGERSON A/K/A MARY
E. ROGERSON; JOHN DOE; JANE
DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANTS)
IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
suant to a Final Judgment of Mortgage
Foreclosure dated the 14th day July,
2009, and entered in Case No. 21-2008-
CA-000121, of the. Circuit Court of the
8th Judicial Circuit in and for Gilchrist
County, Florida, wherein COUNTRY-
WIDE HOME LOANS, INC. is the
plaintiff and MARY ROGERSON A/K/A
MARY E. ROGERSON; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF MARY ROGERSON A/K/
A MARY E. ROGERSON; JOHN DOE;
JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANT
(S) in POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
PROPERTY are defendants. I will sell
to the highest and best bidder for cash
AT SOUTH DOOR OF THE COURT-
HOUSE at the Gilchrist County Court-
house in Trenton, Florida, at 11:00 a.m.
on the 17th day of August, 2009, the fol-
lowing described property as set forth in
said Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 6, BLOCK 2, SPRING
RIDGE SUBDIVISION, UNIT 2, A
SUBDIVISION AS RECORDED IN
PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 76 OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OFGILCHRIST
COUNTY, FLORIDA:
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN
INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN
THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE
DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST
FILE -A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS
AFTER THE SALE.
In accordance with the Americans
with Disabiliies Act of 1990 (ADA),
disabled persons who, because of their
disabilities, need special accommodation
to participate in this proceeding should
contact the ADA Coordinator at 112 S.
MAIN STREET, TRENTON, FL 32693
or Telephone (352) 463-2345 not later
than five business days prior to such
proceeding.
Dated this 15th day of July, 2009.
Joseph Gilliam
Clerk Of The Circuit Court
By: Autumn Ellinger
Deputy Clerk
Submitted by:
Law Office of Marshall C. Watson
1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
Telephone: .(954) 453-0365
Facsimile: (954) 771-6052
Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438
Pub. July 23, 30, 2009b.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 21-2008-CA-000106
DIVISION
GREENPOINT MORTGAGE
FUNDING,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JOSEPH A. ROBERTS, et al,
Defendant(s).
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE
' NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure
Sale dated July 14, 2009 and entered in
Case NO. .21-2008-CA-000106 of the
Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial
Circuit in and for GILCHRIST County,
Florida wherein GREENPOINT MORT-
GAGE FUNDING, is the Plaintiff and
JOSEPH A. ROBERTS; JOSEPHINE
ROBERTS; MORTGAGE ELECTRON-
IC REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, IN-
CORPORATED, AS NOMINEE FOR
BANK OF AMERICA; TENANT #1
N/K/A ANDREW MERZ; TENANT #2
are the Defendants, I will sell to the high-
est and best bidder for cash at SOUTH
DOOR OF THE GILCHRIST COUNTY
COURTHOUSE at 11:00 a.m., on the
17th day of August, 2009, the following
described property as set forth in said Fi-
nal Judgment:
LOT 12, OF AYERS ESTATES, A
SUBDIVISION IN SECTION 16,
TOWNSHIP 10 SOUTH, RANGE
15 EAST, ACCORDING TO THE
PLAT THEREOF AS RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 42 OF THE
PUBLICRECORDS OFGILCHRIST
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 527 NE 4TH STREET,
TRENTON, FL 32693
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 the seal of
this Court on July 15, 2009.
Joe Gilliam
Clerk of the Circuit Court


By: Autumn Ellinger
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, P. L:
P. 0. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
F08069917 COUNTRY-CONV-abiven
Pub. July 23 and July 30, 2009


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 21-2008-CA-000114
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA,
Plaintiff,
vs.
TIMOTHY STANLEY, et al,
Defendant(s).


NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant
to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure
Sale dated July..15, 2009 and entered in
Case NO. 21-2008-CA-000114 of the
Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial
Circuit in and for GILCHRIST County,
Florida wherein WELLS FARGO BANK,
NA, is the Plaintiff and TIMOTHY
STANLEY: KIMBERLY STANLEY;
COMPASS BANK; 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 a.m., on the I1th day of August,
2009, the following described property as
set forth in said Final Judgment:
COMMENCE AT A NORTHEAST
CORNER OF SECTION 23,
TOWNSHIP 9 SOUTH, RANGE
16 EAST FOR A POINT OF
REFERENCE. THENCE RUN
ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID
SECTION 23, SOUTH 00 DEGREES
19 MINUTES 13 SECONDS EAST,
2056.95 FEET; THENCE RUN
NORTH 89 DEGREES 38 MINUTES
24 SECONDS EAST, 43.93 FEET
TO THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY
LINE OF COUNTY ROAD NO. C-
337; THENCE RUN ALONG SAID
RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE, SOUTH
00 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 52
SECONDS EAST, 155.78 FEET
TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.
THENCE DEPARTING FROM THE
SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE, RUN
NORTH 89 DEGREES 38 MINUTES
28 SECONDS EAST, 485.50 FEET;
THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES
09 MINUTES 44 SECONDS EAST,
448.36 FEET; THENCE RUN
SOUTH 89 DEGREES 34 MINUTES
20 SECONDS WEST, 486.00 FEET
TO THE AFORESAID EAST RIGHT-
OF-WAY LINE OF COUNTY ROAD
C-337; THENCE RUN ALONG SAID
RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE, NORTH
00 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 52
SECONDS WEST, 448.95 FEET TO
THE POINT OF BEGINNING, ALL
LYING AND BEING IN GILCHRIST
COUNTY, FLORIDA
A/K/A 3460 SE COUNTY ROAD 337,
TRENTON, FL 32693
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 the seal of
this Court on July 15, 2009.
Joe Gilliam
Clerk of the Circuit Court
(SEAL)
By: Autumn Ellinger
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, RL.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
pub. July 23, 30, 2009b.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
FLORIDA, EIGHTH JUDICIAL
CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR
GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 21-2009-CA-0036
SUWANNEE VALLEY HOMES,
INC.
d/b/a/ GOLDEN WEST MFD. HSG.,
a Florida corporation
Plaintiff,
vs.
WILLIAM L. SAUNDERS, a single
person and
PAMELA A. WARD, a single person
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO
CHAPTER 45
NOTICE IS GIVEN that pursuant to
Summary Final JudgInent of Foreclosure
dated the 23rd day of July, 2009 in Case
Number 21-2009-CA-0036 of the Circuit
Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and
for Gilchrist County, Florida, in which
SUWANNEE VALLEY HOMES, INC.
d/b/a GOLDEN WEST MFD. HSG., a
Florida corporation, is the Plaintiff and
WILLIAM L. SAUNDERS, a single
person,, and PAMELA A. WARD, a
single person, are the Defendants, I will
sell to the highest and best bidder for cash
at the South door of the Gilchrist County
Courthouse, Trenton, Gilchrist County,
Florida at 11:00 A.M. on the 24th day of
August, 2009, the following described
property set forth in the Order or Final
Judgment of Foreclosure:
Lot One (1), CEDAR HILLS, a
subdivision according to the plat thereof
recorded in Plat Book 3, page(s) 88, of
the Public Records of Gilchrist County,
Florida.
TOGETHER WITH A 1996
General Doublewide Mobile Home,
VIN#GMHGA 1159610499A and
GMHGA1159610499B, Title Nos.
72203672 and 72203673.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN
INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN
THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF
THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS
MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60
DAYS AFTER THE SALE.
DATED this 24th day of July, 2009
JOSEPH W. GILLIAM
Clerk of the Court
By. Lindsay P. Ayers,
Deputy Clerk

Pub: July 30 and August 6, 2009


NOTICE OF BUDGET
WORKSHOP
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, the Gilchrist
County Board of County Commission-
ers, in and for Gilchrist County, Florida,
will hold a Budget Workshop on Thurs-


day, August 6, 2009, at 3:00 p.m., in the
Board of County Commissioners Meeting
Room, located at 210 South Main Street,
Trenton, Florida.
The purpose of this work shop is to dis-
cuss the FY 2009/2010 proposed bud-
gets for Constitutional Officers. The
proposed agenda is as follows:
3:00 p.m. Supervisor of Elections,
Connie Sanchez
3:15 p.m. Tax Collector, Marilyn C.
Bruce
3:30 p.m. Property Appraiser; Damon
Leggett
3:45 p.m. Clerk, Joseph W. Gilliam
4:00 p.m. Sheriff, Daniel Slaughter
"Persons with disabilities requesting rea-
sonable accommodations to participate in
this proceeding should contact (352) 463-
3169 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida Relay


FT TO POB CONT S 58 DEG W
399.67 FT GO N 1437.69 FT GO E
343.14 FT GO S 1228.26 FT TO POB
CONT 10.50 AC 149/609 245/661
245/665 250/244 UTIL EASEMENT
257/285
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 Supreme Court
Approved Family Law Form 12.915.)
Future papers in this lawsuit will be
mailed to the address on record at the
clerk's office.
WARNING: Rule 12.285, Florida
Family Law Rules of Procedure, requires


Service (800) 955-8771."
PLEASE BE ADVISED that if a person
decides to appeal any decision made by
the Commission with respect to any mat-
ter considered at said hearing, that person
will need a record of the proceedings, and
that for such purpose, that person may
need to insure that a verbatim record is
made, which record includes the testimo-
ny and evidence upon which the appeal is
to be based. ,
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSION-
ERS
GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA
SHARON A. LANGFORD, CHAIR
ATTEST:
JOSEPH W. GILLIAM, CLERK
Pub. July 30, 2009


TOWN OF BELL
BELL TOWN COUNCIL
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the
Bell Town Monthly Council Meeting will
be at Bell Town Hall, 3240 W. Railroad
Lane, Bell, Florida, Thursday, August 6,
2009 at 6:00 p.m.
AGENDA
Thursday, August 6, 2008 -6:00p.m.-
Historic Train Depot Town Hall
Town Council Meeting
A. Call to order
Invocation - Flag
B. Consent Items
1. Adoption of August 6, 2009 "
Agenda
2. Approval of August 6, 2009
Minutes
3. Approval of Expenditures for
July 2009
4. Approval of Financial State-
ments., for July 2009
C. Scheduled Reports and Citizen Re-
quest
D. Other Agencies
1. Diane Rondolet - Code Enforce-
ment
E. Business - Reports, Request, Sug-
gestions
1. David Lang, Jr. - Town Attorney
2. Darryl Bryan - Town Mayor
3. Dan Cavanah -Town Manager
4. Michelle Rose - Town Clerk
5. Council President - Iris Roberts
6. Council Member - Kenny Bass
7. Council Member - Ray Sanders
8. Council Member - Larry Sutton
9. Council Member - Hugh Sanders
F. Old Business
1. Final Reading of Ordinance
Number 2009-05 Judith A. Schauperl
Rezoning
2. Final Reading of Ordinance
Number 2009-06 Jtdith A. Schauperl
Rezoning.
3. Final Reading of Ordinance
.Number 2009-07 Arthur F. Hagan
Rezoning.
4. Final Reading of Ordinance
Number 2009-08 Arthur F. Hagan
Rezoning.
5. Discussion regarding the land
exchange between the Town of Bell
and Scott A. and Kimberly Akins.
G. New Business
1. Resolution No. 2009-04
regarding the authorization of the
land exchange between the Town of
Bell and Scott A. Akins and Kimberly
Akins.
H. Review of Future Agenda Items
I. Unscheduled Citizen Request
J. Adjourn
PLEASE BE ADVISED that if a per-
son decides to appeal any decision made
by the council, with respect to any mat-
ter considered at such meeting, he or she
will need a record of the proceedings,
and that, for such purpose, he or she may
need to ensure that a verbatim record of
the proceedings is made, which record in-
cludes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is based. Persons with
disabilities requesting reasonable accom-
modations to participate in this proceed-
ing should provide written notice to Dan
Cavanah, Town of Bell Town Manager,
3240 West Railroad Lane, Bell, Florida
32619, telephone number 352-0463-
6288, at least 48 hours prior to said meet-
ing.
Dan Cavanah
Town Manager
Posted: Town Hall
Publish: July 30, 2009



IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 21-2009-DR-0080
SUSAN C. SHORT,
Petitioner
vs.
JOHN W. SHORT, JR.
Respondent.
AMENDED NOTICE OF ACTION
FOR DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE
(to include property legal description)
TO: JOHN W. SHORT, JR.
5270 SE 55TH TRAIL
TRENTON, FL 32693
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 Susan C. Short
whose address is 5270 SE 55th Trail.
Trenton. FL 32693 on or before 8-2-
2009, and file the original with the clerk
of this Court at P.O. Box 37. Trenton. FL.
32693., before service on Petitioner or
immediately thereafter. If you fail to do
so, a default may be entered against you
for the relief demanded in the petition.
TRACT 14 DESC AS COM AT NE/C
OF W/2 OF 33-9-16 AS POR GO S
3026.17 FT GO S 58 DEG W 1182.22


OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SEC-
TION 12 TOWNSHIP 10 SOUTH,
RANGE 16 EAST, GILCHRIST
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN-
TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN
THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE
DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST
FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AF-
TER THE SALE.
In accordance with the Americans with
Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), disabled
persons who, because of their disabili-
ties, need special accommodation to par-
ticipate in this proceeding should contact
the ADA Coordinator at 112 S. MAIN
STREET, TRENTON, FL 32693 or Tele-
phone (352) 463-3170 not later than five
business days prior to such proceeding.
Dated this 21st day of July, 2009.


certain automatic disclosure of documents
and information. Failure to comply can
result in sanctions, including dismissal or
striking of pleadings.
Dated: July 27. 2009.
JOSEPH GILLIAM
Clerk of Court
(SEAL)
By: Kendra Cathey
Deputy Clerk
Pub. July 30, August 6, 2009b.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 2009-CA-000045
Deutsche Bank National Trust Company,
as Trustee for Long Beach Mortgage
Loan Trust 2005-WL2,
. Plaintiff,
vs.
Enrique Carranza and Ana Carranza,
Husband and Wife; Home Loan
Investment Bank, FSB; E.J. Painting,
Inc.; Unknown Parties in Possession #1;
Unknown Parties in Possession #2; If
living, and all Unknown Parties claiming
by, through, under and against the
above named Defendant(s) who are not
known to be dead or alive, whether said
Unknown Parties may claim an interest
as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, or
Other Claimants
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated July 21, 2009, entered
in Civil Case No; 2009-CA-000045 of the
Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit
in and for Gilchrist County, Florida,
wherein Deutsche Bank National Trust
Company, as Trustee for Long Beach
Mortgage Loan Trust 200-WL2, Plaintiff
and Enrique Carranza and Ana Carranza,
Husband and Wife are defendantss, I
will sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash, AT THE SOUTH PORTICO
OF THE GILCHRIST COUNTY
COURTHOUSE, LOCATED AT 112
SOUTH MAIN STREET, TRENTON,
GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA,
AT 11:00 A.M. on August 17, 2009 the
following described property as set forth
in said Final Judgment, to-wit:
LOT 6, WESTERN MEADOWS
II, A SUBDIVISION AS PER PLAT
THEREOF, FILED IN PLAT BOOK
3, PAGE 26, OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF GILCHRIST
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN
INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS
FROM THE SALE, IF ANY,
OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY
OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF
THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A
CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER
THE SALE.
If you are a person with a disability
who needs accommodation in order to
participate in the proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Please contact
Gilchrist County Courthouse, 112 South
Main. P.O. Box 37, Trenton, FL 32693
within 2 working days of your receipt
of this Notice of Sale: If you are hearing
impaired call: 1-800-955-8771; if you are
voice impaired call: 1-800-955-8770
DATED at TRENTON, Florida, this
21st day of July, 2009.
JOSEPH W. GILLIAM
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
Gilchrist County, Florida
(SEAL)
By: Lyndsay P. Avers
Deputy Clerk
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF:
SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP
10004 North Dale Mabry Hwy, Suite
112
Tampa, Florida 33618
Pub: July 30, August 6, 2009b.


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL DIVISION
CASE NO. 08-00067
INDYMAC.BANK, F.S.B.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
JOHN T. CRUIKSHANK; CAMPUS
USA CREDIT UNION; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF JOHN T. CRUIKSHANK;
JOHN DOE; JANE DOEAS UNKNOWN
TENANTS) IN POSSESSION OF THE
SUBJECT PROPERTY,
Defendant(s).
RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure
dated the 15th day of May, 2009, and
entered in Case No. 08-00067, of the
Circuit Court of the 8TH Judicial Cir-
cuit in and for Gilchrist County, Florida,
wherein INDYMAC BANK, ES.B. is the
Plaintiff and JOHN T. CRUIKSHANK;
CAMPUS USA CREDIT UNION; UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE OF JOHN T. CRUI-
KSHANK; JOHN DOE; JANE DOE AS
UNKNOWN TENANTS) IN POSSES-
SION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY
are defendants. I will sell to the high-
est and best bidder for cash AT SOUTH
DOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE at the
Gilchrist County Courthouse in Trenton,
Florida, at 11:00 a.m. on the 17th day of
August, 2009, the following described
property as set forth in said Final Judg-
ment, to wit:
THE NORTH 915.26 FEET OF THE
EAST 1/2 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4


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Joe Gilliam
Clerk of the Circuit Court
(SEAL)
By: L. Ayers
Deputy Clerk
Law Office of Marshall C. Watson
1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
Telephone: (954) 453-0365
Facsimile: (954) 771-6052
Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438
Pub. July 30, August 6, 2009b.



NOTICE OF MEETING
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, the Gilchrist
County Board of County Commissioners,
in and for Gilchrist County, Florida, will
hold a REGULAR MEETING on Mon-
day, August 3, 2009, at 1:30 p.m., in the
Board of County Commissioners Meet-
ing Facility, located at 210 South Main
Street, Trenton, Florida. The following is
a proposed agenda:
AGENDA
1. Call to Order (1:30 p.m.)
2. Agenda Changes
3. Consent Agenda
4. County Administrator
5. Attorney Report
6. Constitutional Officers
7. Clerk Report
8. Time Certain
1:45 p.m. Richard Corbin and John
Barley; Lily Springs
2:00 p.m. Steve Minnis, SRWMD;
"State of the Resource"
2:15 p.m. Kyle Stone, Chamber of
Commerce; Broadband Resolution
2:30 p.m. Robin Riley, PRIA; Pre-
sentation on FY 09/10 Health and Dental
& Vision Insurance
4:30 p.m. Road Department Re-
port
9. Commissioners Reports
10. Old Business/New Business
11. Public Participation
12. Adjourn
"Persons with disabilities requesting rea-
sonable accommodations to participate in
the 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 decisions made by
the Commission with respect to any mat-
ter considered at said hearing, that person
will need a record of the proceedings, and
that for such purpose, that person may
need to insure that a verbatim record is
made, which record includes the testimo-
ny and evidence upon which the appeal is
to be based.
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSION-
ERS
GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA
SHARON A. LANGFORD, CHAIR
ATTEST:
JOSEPH W. GILLIAM, CLERK OF
COURT
Pub. July 30, 2009


IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CASE NO. 2009-CA-000054
U.S. Bank' National Assdbidti6fi, 'a'"
Trustee for the C-BASS Mortgage Loan
Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2006-
CB2,
Plaintiff,
vs.
Ernest Paul Wood and Rita Dianne Wood,
Husband, and Wife; Ulknown Parties
in Possession #1; Unknown Parties in
Possession #2; If living, and all Unknown
Parties claiming by, through, under and
against the above named Defendant(s)
who are not known to be dead or alive,
whether said Unknown Parties may claim
an interest as Spouse, Heirs, Devisees,
Grantees, or Other Claimants
Defendants.
NOTICE OF SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to an Order of Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated July 21. 20.09, entered
in Civil Case No. 2009-CA-000054 of the
Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in
and for Gilchrist County, Florida, wherein
U.S. Bank National Association, as
Trustee for the C-BASS Mortgage Loan
Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2006-
CB2, Plaintiff and Ernest Paul Wood and
Rita Dianne Wood, Husband and Wife are
defendantss, I will sell to the highest and
best bidder for cash, AT THE SOUTH
PORTICO OF THE GILCHRIST
COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LOCATED
AT 112 SOUTH MAIN STREET,
TRENTON, GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on August 17,.
2009 the following described property as
set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit:
LOT 17, OAK HOLLOW NORTH,
A SUBDIVISION AS PER PLAT
THEREOF, FILED IN PLAT BOOK
3, PAGES 14 AND 15 OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF GILCHRIST
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN
YEAR: 1997, MAKE: NOBILITY,
VIN#N88112AANDVIN#:N88112B,
MANUFACTURED HOME, WHICH
IS PERMANENTLY AFFIXED TO
THE ABOVE DESCRIBED LANDS.


AS SUCH IT IS DEEMED TO BE
A FIXTURE AND A PART OF THE
REAL ESTATE.
ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN
INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS
FROM THE SALE, IF ANY,
OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY
OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF
THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A
CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER
THE SALE.
If you are a person with a disability
who needs any accommodation in order
to particiapte in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision
of certain assistance. Please contact
Gilchrist County Courthouse, 112 South
Main, P.O. Box 37, Trenton, FL 32693
within 2 working days of your receipt
of this Notice of Sale. If you are hearing
impaired call: 1-800-955-8771; If you are
voice impaired call: 1-800-955-8770.
DATED at TRENTON this 21st day of
July, 2009.
JOSEPH W. GILLIAM
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
Gilchrist County, Florida
(SEAL)
By: Lyndsay P. Avers
Deputy Clerk
ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF:
SHAPIRO & FISHMAN, LLP
10004 North Dale Mabry Hwy, Suite
112
Tampa, Florida 33618
Pub: July 30, August 6, 2009b.


PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF TRENTON
REGULAR MEETING
The City of Trenton Board of City
Commissioners will meet in Regular
Session Monday, August 3, 2009, at 5:30
pm in the City of Trenton Community
Center located at 214 SE 3rd Avenue,
Trenton, FL. Items included on the
agenda are as follows:
A. Call to Order
B. Adoption of Agenda
C. Unscheduled Guests
D. Consent items
1. Minutes from July 6, 2009 and
July 20, 2009
2. July Financial Statement and
Expenditures
E. City Staff
1. Fire
2. Code Enforcement
3. Public Works
4. Police
F. Action Items
1. Millage Rate
G. Discussion Items
1. Fire Department Drug Testing,
Physicals
H. Board Member Request
I. City Attorney Report
J. City Manager Report
K. Adjourn
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that if a
person decides to appeal any decision
made by the Board with respect to any
matter considered at this meeting, he/she
will need a record of the proceedings,
and that, for such purpose, he/she may
need to ensure that a verbatim record of
the proceedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal it t'bWe 15ased.' :--'_
Jered Ottenwess
City Manager
Pub. July 30, 2009


NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
PLEASE BE ADVISED that the
Gilchrist County School Board will
conduct a meeting on Tuesday, August
4, 2008, at 10:00 A.M.. in Building 14,
Board Room 14-002 located at 310 NW
11th Avenue, Trenton, Florida.
Following is the agenda:
OPENING CEREMONIES
1. Approval of Agenda
2. Approval of Minutes
3. Citizen Input/Delegation
4. Operations
5. Unfinished Business
6. Instructional
7. Personnel
8. Workshop
9. Student Services
10.Removal of Items from Consent
Agenda
11. Consent Agenda
12. Reports
NOTE: In accordance with the Ameri-
cans with Disabilities Act, persons requir-
ing an interpreter or special accommoda-
tions to enable them to participate in this
meeting are requested to notify the Office
of the School Superintendent at 352-463-
3200 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior
to the scheduled meeting date so provi-
sions can be made.
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that if a
person decides to appeal any decision
made by the Board with respect to any
matter considered at such meeting, he
will need a record of the proceedings and
that for such purpose, he may need to
ensure that a verbatim record of the pro-
ceedings is made, which record includes
the testimony and evidence upon which
the appeal is to be based.
Don Thomas
Superintendent of Schools
Pub. July 30, 2009


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THURSDAY, JULY 30, 2009


Page Ten GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


[Lost & Found Wanted To Buy rCLAS IFLEDS

LOST CAT: Siamese/Tabby mix. White PERSONAL COLLECTOR:
a& giy with blue eyes. Spayed fe ile, Seeking U.S. Coins, older varieties, all
gray with blue eyes. Spayed female, n CLASSIIIn ADS $5.50 MINIMUM FOR 20 WORDS. 10 CENTS IACH ADDITIONAL WORD. A


missing from Waters Lake area since 7-
19-09. Please call 352-353-5297 or 472-
4304.
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Pets & Supplies]

2 YORKIE TERRIER BABIES:
male & female needs re-homing, AKC
Registered and vaccine up-to-date. for
more info contact : rev.jillmada@gmail.
comn
3tp,7-30-8-13


Estate Sale

ESTATE SALE - Mostly outdoor and
utility items. Saturday, 8210 SW 65th
Avenue. Wilcox area, off 232 West. Call
1-352-233-8913 for directions, 7am -
noon.
Itp,7-30


For Sale


2008 188 SUNCATCHER G3
PONTOON BOAT: All bells and
whistles, 50hp Yamaha, power trim and
tilt, approx. 9 hours. Bought new in April
for $17,500. Health problems, must sell,
$9,995. 386-454-1930 or 386-266-7195.
ltb,7-30

HAY FOR SALE: Large rolls, highly
fertilized, net wrapped, weed free. Coastal
Bermuda $45/roll. Pensacola Bahia $35/
roll. Call 352-949-0222.
tfnb,7-23

HARD TO FIND PLANTS
Native Chinquapin, Native Paw-Paw,
Native May-Haw, Golden Rain Tree,
Mulberry, Royal Empress Tree, Native
Hibiscus, Native Oak Leaf Hydrangea,
Bird of Paradise, Grey Beard & any other
landscaping needs at Allen's Nursery,
Old Town. Plant rentals for weddings and
other special occasions. Hrs Mon.-Sat. 9-
5, Phone 352-542-7284 or 356-0288.
tfnb,7-2

2-MAN AUGER: Gasoline, Honda
engine, 8" & 12" drills. Good condition.
$450. Call 221-0363 or 463-8605 leave
message.


tffi,5-15


Wanted To Buy


UPTO $250 EACH for guns of
Also buying Dish Network recei
DVRs. 352-450-1568.


Advertising Pays!


Lon e mnaLons, coppciU iim.Kci, , c itLx
gold. Highest prices paid in cash! I beat
all pawn & dealers. Cell 352-949-1450.
tfnb,3-26



Schools &

Instruction

CHRISTIAN HOMESCHOOLING
AVAILABLE: For Pre-K - 1, experi-
enced certified teacher, enriched curricu-
lum. 352-493-1719.
2tb,7-23-7-30


Services

ROOF REPAIRS $99 UP: 26 gauge
metal & 30 year Owens Coming shin-
gles. State Certified CCC1326066. Free


Estimates, 352-535-7680.

NEED CPR? Quest Trairiin
Chiefland now offering An
Assoc. CPR classes. 2-yev
Call 352-493-7330 to sched


INTERESTED IN BEC
CNA? Join the health care
Quest Training at 352-493-7
evening classes.


JERRY WILKS FILL
VICE: Fill dirt, drive
demolition, limerock, la
(352) 493-3137 (day) or (3
(night).


APPLIANCE REPAIR: A
maker & dishwasher insta
certified techs. MC-VISA
0651.


TREE REMOVAL & DEM
WORK: Mobile homes and
moved. For a Free Estimate C
Wesley with Wesley Sanitati
226-3005.


MOWER & CHAINSAW
Stihl, Husqvarna, Ayp, Murr
MTD, Briggs, Kohler, Robin,
da. Blades for most mo'
Beauchamp Saw Sho
493-4904


any kind.


vers and TIM POWELL ELECTRIC


Services


DIXIE MONUMENTS - OLI
FL: Toll Free 1-877-542-34:
349N 7 miles north of Old T
Crabb Church NE 512 Avenu
church) 1/2 n'tile on right. I\
ors, size & styles of marble
to choose from in our inventor
puter specialist to assist you ir
a lasting tribute to the life of y
one. Closed: Sunday & Mond
Tuesday - Friday, 8am-4pm &
8am-12noon or call for free a
appointment.



Help Wanti


REGISTERED NURSE: T
tfnb,7-16 County Health Department is
g Services of Registered Nurse, Positiori #
nerican Heart to provide professional nursing
Seri the clinic and in the commune
ar certificate be licensed as a Registered Pr
e. Nurse in accordance with Flo
ute 464 or eligible to practice n
2OMING A accordance with Florida Adm
industry. Call Code 210-8.27. Experience wi
7330, day and nizations, phlebotomy and ba
puter skills preferred. Must
4tb,7-9-7-30 printed and drug screened. Sal
is $25,774.06 - $66,980.16 annt
DIRT SER- be required to work extra hours
ays, topsoil, the event of an emergency. Ap
nd clearing. will be accepted online at http
52) 463-6111 first.myflorida.com/ . State o
applications may be mailed to
tfnb,5-28 Florida , People First, Staffin
istration, PO Box 44058, Jac
.11l brands, ice FL 32231 or faxed to (904) 636
illation. EPA 8/7/09. EEO/AA/VP Employer.


A, 352-949-


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32. Hlwy-
own. Mc-
e (behind
4any col-
& granite
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I Hel Wanted

ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANT:
City of Trenton intends to hire a full-time
Administrative Assistant in City Hall.
Job description: Administrative Assistant
serves as a receptionist in City Hall and
general clerical staff. Administrative As-
sistant maintains public notice advertise-


n creating ments, meeting agendas and minutes, and
'our loved other public records. Duties associated
ay. Open: with this responsibility include main-
Saturday training an organized and efficient filing
after hours system, ordering office supplies, answer-
ing phone calls and receiving public in-
tfnb,6-28 quiries/requests, managing office service
and maintenance: copier maintenance,
building maintenance,.and cleaning, pro-
ed- viding permit forms and information, and
other general customer service functions.
he Levy Applicants must possess at least a high
seeking a school diploma or its equivalent. Pref-
seeking a
64003681 erence will be given to applicants with
g care in higher education, and applicable experi-
ity. Must ence working as clerical staff in an of-
ofessional. fice environment, particularly local gov-
rida Stat- ernment. Starting pay range is $10-$13
nursing in hourly DOQ, BCBS health insurance,
inistrative dental coverage, plus FRS retirement
th immi- benefits. Applications can be obtained
asic CO-at City Hall at 114 N. Main St in Tren-
be finger- ton or online at www.trentonflorida.org.
ary range- Application deadline is August 14, 2009.
ally. May City of Trenton is an equal opportunity
or days in employer and a drug-free workplace.
applications I tb,7-30


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tfnb,12-18 ACTIVITY AIDE POSITION
siastic, willing to learn, high ene
OLITION needed for activities. Full-time
houses re- end contract available. Please con
2all Johnny gie Rexroat at 463-7101 or app
on at 352- at Ayers Health & Rehabilitation
7th Street, Trenton, FL. EOE - D
tfnb,11-16 Workplace.

PARTS
ay, Sears, PATIENT ADVOCATE: Full
,and Hon- sition, with a group of busy Co
wers. Health Centers in No. Central
op Excellent benefits. Please apply
ton Medical Center, Inc. 911 So.
tfn,. 1-03 Trenton, Fl. 32693. NO PHONE
PLEASE! EOE
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stallations and repairs, licensed and in-
ltp,7-30 sured. State Cert. #EC13002453. Call
(352) 463-2155.


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(352) 463-7.075C. SEE OUR LISTINGS
Toll Free 1-888-882-7075 JEAN C. TROKE - Licensed Real Estate Broker ON THE WEB:
(352) 463-7302 FAX E-mail: trokerealty@aol.com www.trokerealtyinc.
730 E. Wade Street (SR-26) * Trenton, Florida 32693


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-- QUALITY-BUILT HOMES NOW AVAILABLE --
NICE, BIG CB/S-BUILT HOME ON A 10-ACRE TRACT: 3 BR/3 BA: Spacious w/over 2700 inside sqft., large greatroom/dining area w/vaulted
ceilings, wide/open kitchen, two Main BR/BA suites, 400' +sqft. back porch & more, on a woody 10-acre tract at Rolling Oaks...$290,000.
Reduced (From $249,900)--QUALITY-BUILT HOME & PASTURE ACRES: 3 BR/2 BA: 2001 frame-built home, w/2-car det. garage, pole barn &
more, on 5 fenced acres at west end of Gilchrist (close to Otter/Hart/Sun springs). Also has vaulted ceilings, spacious Main BR/BA & more...$224,900.
WELL-BUILT HOME ON LANDSCAPED ACRE NEAR TRENTON: 3 BR/2 BA: Spacious CB/Hardyboard-built home, located along paved CR-319
just South of town, among other well-kept homes. Has 2-car garage, large back screened porch w/Jacuzzi and lots more...$214,900.
Reduced (From $295,000)--SPACIOUS CB/S HOME NEAR TRENTON: 3 BR/2 BA: Nicely built 2006 CB/Stucco-built home, with over 2,500 inside
sqft of comfort, along with 2-car detached garage, greatroom, tiled kitchen/dining area & more...Seller says to make an offer...$199,900.
NEWLY-BUILT HOME, CLOSE TO RIVER IN DIXIE CO.: 3 BR/2 BA: Brand new frame-built home, on wooded, private one-acre tract near Old
Town. Has open greatroom/dining area, with wood cabinetry for kitchen, fireplace, metal roofing, and I-car garage attached...great location...$139,900.
STILT FRAME-BUILT HOME, CLOSE TO THE RIVER: 2 BR/1 BA: Nicely-landscaped, wooded .93-ac-e tract, with attractive bungalow located
close to river boat ramp at Sun Springs. Has wood cathedral ceilings, buck stove, large sun room, fenced yard & more...$135,000.
LARGE, WELL-KEPT HOME IN TOWN: 3 BR/2 BA: Over 1,900 sqft. of living space, for this remodeled CB-buil't home on a landscaped tract in SW
Trenton. Has spacious living/dining area, bonus room w/fireplace, full kitchen (w/china cabinetry), and 2-car garage...$129,900.
WELL-KEPT HOME IN SW TRENTON: 3 BR/1.5 BA: Nice, neat & clean, CB-built home in Trenton, on landscaped 150x100 tract at west end of
town. Has good-sized living room, full dining room/kitchen, 1-vehicle carport & more--call/email office for full details...$105,000.
NEW FRAME-BUILT IN TRENTON: 3 BR/2 BA: Well-built frame/hardyplank home--would be eligible for Gilchrist "SHIP" program...$99,999.
Reduced (From $114,900)--NICELY-KEPT W/OUTBLDGS: 2 BR/2 BA: Cozy frame-built home & fenced 2.01-acres near Old Town...$99,900.
Reduced (From $105,000)--COZY CB-BUILT HOME ON ONE ACRE: 2 BR/1 BA: Neat & clean, w/outbuilding, gazebo/BBQ & more...$98,900.
AFFORDABLE FRAME 'CRACKER' HOME: 2 BR/1 BA: Well-kept home, upgraded with new central H/A & metal roofing, wood flooring...$74,900.
--COMMERCIAL/MULTI-ZONED PROPERTY NOW FOR SALE--
COMMERCIALLY-ZONED ACREAGE ALONG US-129: A 2.37-acre tract, with over 560' frontage along Main St. at north end of Bell. Property has
zoning to allow for business to be placed-a great opportunity available, call Jean for full,information...$275,000.
SOLID OLDER-FRAME HOME, CLOSE TO DOWNTOWN: Well-kept 'cracker'-style frame/stone home for sale, zoned currently for commercial
use, with over 1600 sqft., including brick fireplaces, wood floors. Has a good location in Trenton, with room for parking spaces...$149,900.
COMMERCIAL-ZONED BUILDING IN BELL: Frame-built structure, with over 1,400 inside retail sqft., with paved frontage & parking area along
US-129 in downtown Bell. Excellent income potential in growing community-call Jean for full details...$125,000.
COMMERCIALLY-ZONED TRACT IN TRENTON: A .83-acre tract, with 144' of frontage along busy SR-26 at the growing east end of town; zoned
for commercial-intensive use and located next to businesses--call Jean at office for details...$115,000.
MULTI-RESIDENTIAL LOTS IN TRENTON: Four side-by-side lots (total size of 170xi,60), has zoning allowing for multi apartments with city,
located near to US-129 south of downtown. Great investment opportunity for right Buyer--call/email for info...$100,000.
-- MANUFACTURED HOMES ON THE MARKET --
10 COUNTRY ACRES & SPACIOUS M/HOME ALONG US-129: 4 BR/2 BA: Beautiful rural acreage, with a nice mix of fenced pasture & large trees
by the home-site, a large 26x76 Manufactured, with full living, dining & family rooms; property also has a 46x40 barn...$195,000.
TOP-OF-LINE 'HOMES OF MERIT' M/HOME ON LANDSCAPED ACRE+: 3 BR/2 BA: Literally brand new, spacious 2006 31x64 Manufactured,
on a pasture 1.24-acre tract, at cul-de-sAc paved road off Old Fanning Road. Well-kept inside, also has 30x30 2-car garage...$154,900.
LANDSCAPED M/HOME & ACRE, CLOSE TO RIVER IN DIXIE: 3 BR/2 BA: Beautifully-landscaped & fenced 1.05-acre property, w/nice mix of
palm & pine, azalea & wisteria, along paved road near Hinton Landing. Has pool, 2-car garage, outbuildings & nice DW M/Home...$129,900.
5BR M/HOME, ON LANDSCAPED OLD TOWN TRACT: 5 BR/3 BA: Well-kept 26x76 M/Home, w/car cover/outbldg., fenced property....$99,900.
Reduced (From $119,900)--NEAT/CLEAN M/HOME ON 5-ACRES: 2 BR/2 BA: Roomy 2000 16x66 split-plan, w/landscaped acreage...$99,900.
5 ACRES & IMPROVED HOME NEAR FANNING: 4 BR/2 BA: 14x56 M/H & att. 24x24 frame extension, pasture acreage...$95,000.
Reduced (From $84,900)--WELL-KEPT M/HOME, ON ONE-ACRE: 3 BR/2 BA: Neat/clean 27x56, between Trenton & Newberry...$79,500.
Reduced (From $39,900)--AT WACCASASSA: 2 BR/1 BA: Neat/clean 14x60 M/Home, new flooring & cabinets, fenced'.70/acre tract...$34,900.
-- LOTS & ACREAGE PROPERTIES ON MARKET --
44 ACRES--PAVED FRONT, IN EAST GILCHRIST: Quality.larger acreage tract, mix of woods & pasture along CR-337...$499,900.
SUWANNEE RIVERFRONT ACREAGE: Naturally-wooded 5-acre tract, w/250' frontage along the river, North of Bell...$169,900.
9+ ACRE TRACT, CLOSE TO RIVER NEAR BELL: Located nearby the Suwainnee, a country 9.6-acre tract with privacy fencing/gates...$69,900.
5.5 WOODED ACRES W/IMPROVEMENTS: Private country acreage, 'as is', well, septic, power, fencing/entry-gate & more...Priced to Sell...$69,900.
5-ACRE TRACTS AVAILABLE: A number of tracts available in our area, mix of wooded & pasture...starting from $69,900.
REDUCED (From $59,900) 5 ACRES--AT DEED-RESTRICTED S/D: Nice pasture/fenced tract at Meadow Wood Trails near Trenton...$57,900.
2.5-ACRE TRACT & "AS IS" IMPROVEMENTS NEAR BELL: Wooded 2.5 acre tract just North of Bell, has well/septic/frame building...$31,500.
LOTS FROM HALF TO ONE-ACRE TRACTS--We have a variety of half-acre to one-acre tracts available, all located in the Gilchrist/Levy County
area...lots, 1/2-acre and 1-acre tracts, for Trenton, Bell, Waccasassa, Silver Oaks S/D & Old Town, starting w/lots from $3,750.
--We have two rental home properties', a 3BR/3BA brick home in Trenton, and a 2BR/1BA on 5 acres...both at $750.00 per month (call for details)
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:
Jean Troke (cell #) Jim Troke (cell #) Jean & Jim (home #) Paul Troke (cell #)
(352) 493-3539 (352) 493-5237 (386) 935-3357 (352) 221-2999


"Professional Service With A Personal Touch"


EQUAL HOUSING
OPPORTUNITY


//people- IMMEDIATE OPENING for a tempo-
Florida rary citrus nursery facility maintenance
State of position. Position requires knowledge
Admin- and experience in industrial facility main-
zsonville, tenance. Will also assist manager with
-2627 by general citrus nursery operation needs as
required. Valid driver's license and abil-
ltb,7-30 ity to operate a tractor. Phone 352-472-
9185; fax 352-472-9187.
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Help Wanted I


Class B Florida CDL. For information
or questions, contact the Transportation
Department at (352) 463-3230. Highly
Qualified Substitute Teacher Pool - We
arc accepting applications for our Highly
Qualified Substitute Teacher Pool. Qual-
ifications: 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 a long-term absence in a core
subject area. All other daily substituting
would be at current daily rates. Contact
the District Office for an application and
more information.
Apply online at: http://www.gilchrist-
schools.org/Employment/jobs.html
All applications will be screened. Not
all applicants will be interviewed. Appli-
cations will be accepted until positions
are filled. EEO/Drug Free Workplace
tfnb,7-30


For Rent

2 BR/2 BA MH: Fully furnished w/lin-
ens, dishes, etc. Fireplace, 3-5 acres. Nice
fenced yard, with big oaks, on paved
road, in Rock Bluff. $550-$650 depend-
ing. Rent or buy. (386) 935-5377.
tfnb,7-2

2/1 in Duplex Trenton City Limits. $500
per month. 1st & last plus deposit. Brad
Smith @ 352-221-5256.
tfnb,6-4

Advertising Pays!


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I Mobile Homes

1998 HOMES OF MERIT DW MH:
52x28, 3 BR/2 BA, brand new 30-year
roof, all appliances included, plus wash-
er/dryer. Private owner, must be moved,
$30,000. Call 352-538-3103.


ek- VACANCIES GILCHRIST COUNTY
An- SCHOOLS: Instructors, High School
hin Science - District Wide. Bachelor's de-
NE gree or higher from an accredited institu-
ree tion. Florida Certification covering High
School Science. Instructor, Reading
-30 - Trenton Middle/High School - Bach-
elor's degree or higher from An accred-
po- ited institution. Florida Certification or
nity Endorsement covering Middle School
da. Reading. Instructor, High School Lan-
en- guage Arts - Bell High. Bachelor's de-
St., gree or higher from an accredited insti-
LS. tution. Florida Certification covering
High School Language Arts. Temporary
-13 Teacher Aide - Anticipated Vacancy.
District Wide. High school diploma or
eqtiivalent. Associate of Arts degree
or higher, at least 60 credit hours from
an accredited institution, or a passing
score on an approved state test required.
Temporary Teacher Aide, Pre-K - An-
ticipated Vacancy. District Wide. High
school diploma or equivalent. Associate
of Arts degree or higher, at least 60 credit
hours from an accredited institution, or a
passing score on an approved state test
required. CNA or equivalent required.
Maintenance Worker - Journey Level.
District Wide. High School Diploma or
equivalent. Three years of experience
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WEEK ENDING: JULY 27
2009
On July 20, 2009, Victor M. Forti,
7/9/69, was arrested on the charge of
Battery/Domestic Violence.
On July 20, 2009, Roxanne M.
Griblin, 7/21/87, was arrested on
charges of Possession of Drug Para-
phernalia and Conspiracy to Purchase
Crack Cocaine.
On July 21, 2009, Denver R. Hall,
5/5/77, was arrested on the charge of
VOP/Disorderly Intoxication.
On July 21, 2009, Danial S. Curry,
11/27/78, was arrested on charges of
Operating a Motorcycle without a
License and Dealing in Stolen Prop-
erty.
On July 22, 2009, Tommy Hall,
6/1/68, was arrested on the charge of
FTA/DWLSR.
On July 22, 2009, a Juvenile was
arrested on the charge of Battery/Do-
mestic Violence.
On July 22, 2009, John C. Hull,
2/6/77, was arrested on the charge of
VOP/Possession of Controlled Sub-
stance.
On July 22, 2009, Jerrad B. Halle-
ran, 11/18/80, was arrested on the
charge of VOP/No Motorcycle En-
dorsement.
On July 23, 2009, Paul Machilas-
ki, 6/19/65, was arrested on a Levy
County Warrant with the charge of
FTA/Battery and a Gilchrist County
Warrant with charges of FTA/DWL-
SR and FTA/Leaving the Scene of an
Accident.
On July 24, 2009, Elias Laboy,
2/24/87, was arrested on the charge
of Obstruction of Justice without
Violence.
On July 25, 2009, Donna Thomas,
7/18/67, was arrested on the charge
of VOP/No Valid Drivers License.
On July 25, 2009, James R. Seay,
Jr., 8/1/74, was arrested on the charge
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Home Phone: (352) 472-2629
Cell Phone: (352) 213-2395
Commissioner Board Meetings held
1st and 3rd Monday of each month.
GILCHRIST COUNTY NUMBERS:
Administrator...................... 463-3198
Administrator.............. 1-800-236-1739
Animal Control...................463-3158
Building Dept.....................463-3173
Planning & Zoning................463-3127
Clerk of Court........................463-3170
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Health Dept....................463-3120
Judge's Office.......................463-3400
Library................................ 463-3176
Property Appraiser.................463-3190
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Sheriff's Office......................463-3410
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Gilchrist Commission accepts 2030 Vision statement
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Gilchrist County currently has 5900
households. During the housing boom
the last several years, homebuilders
have bought many lots in the county.
This demand has driven up land pric-
es. An estimated 3.300 unbuilt lots,
scattered throughout the county, are
noNw available for development. The
committee identified that population
growth in this county is inevitable re-
gardless of current statewide popula-
tions trends. The public attending the
meetings expressed concerns about
how this would affect agriculture.
At present almost all County land
is designated agricultural on the Fu-
ture Land Use Map. These designa-
tions could lead to having many new
homes built inefficiently on large
size lots (5 or 10 acres). Forestry is
the largest single category land use
within the county at approximately
132,800 of the 209,000 total acres.
Agriculture is still reported to be the
backbone of the Gilchrist County
economy even though only about 30
Gilchrist County farms cultivate 400
or more acres.
The committee identified that sig-
nificant acreage in the county cannot
be used for either agriculture or com-
munity development. It is restricted,
conserved or otherwise unsuitable for
these purposes, but it is valuable for
hunting and other recreational uses.
Local farmers presented diverse
views about the future of agriculture
in Gilchrist County. Some farmers
predicted a decline in-local, farming.
They expressed that land has become
too expensive to buy for agricul-
ture use. They pointed out that large
land holdings were being divided up
among younger family members as
aging farmers retire. Some farmers
explained it is very difficult to cre-
ate or maintain the scale necessary
to sustain farm families. Potentially,
farming may become a part-time oc-
cupation for most individuals. These
farmers will need to seek supplemen-"
tal employment off the farm to gener-
ate sufficient income.
Recommendations
Dairy farmnners told the committee
the future of agriculture in the dairy
industry in Gilchrist County is bright.
As human populations grow, and
food production pressures increase,
farming remains essential. New inno-


vative crops and farming techniques
that increase yields can make smaller
farms economically viable. Adjusting
agriculture education and practices to
focus on new brops and techniques is
crucial.
The committee recommends
changing the land-use designations
of selected properties to residential.
These properties should be located
within or near existing municipali-
ties so that services (water and sewer
systems) may be fully utilized and
the pressure to subdivide agriculture
properties reduced. Within these ar-
eas the county and municipalities
should encourage the construction of
reasonably priced housing and rental
units. The committee is in hopes that
new city residents will encourage
further business development within
the communities, thus improving the
tax bases of both cities and the coun-
ty. The committee feels the county
should also streamline the permitting
and building inspection process to
the greatest extent possible while still
maintaining high standards of quality
and safety.
The County should continue to en-
courage and support agriculture and
forestry. The agriculture community
should proactively utilize UF/IFAS
and extension service resources to
seek new innovative crops and farm-
ing techniques to increase profits for
farmers. Farming and forestry op-
erations should continue to use Best
Management Practices subject to
the oversight of the Suwannee River
Water Management District. The
County should consider ways to re-
tain and make the most of our timber
resources. Agriculture and forestry
leaders should provide ideas and di-
rection for educational and economic
development that is supportive of
agri-business.
Residential Development
Recent residential development has
resulted in fragmented subdivisions
often with inadequate infrastructure.
A wide variety of housing develop-
ments has been proposed. Some
would have just houses with minimal
infrastructure and amenities. Others
contemplate plans that include shop,
ping, services, offices, recreational
facilities and other amenities within
a comfortable walking distance or a


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short drive. The variety of develop-
ments includes high-end vacation
homes, retirement communities and
affordable family housing.
The current county population in-
cludes a diverse mix of ages, educa-
tional attainment and occupations. As
a whole the U.S. population is aging
as the baby boom generation enters
retirement. This is likely to be reflect-
ed in the County population growth
and may impact the types of county
services needed in the future.
Reconmnendations
The committee suggests the county
favor clustered residential communi-
ties that include complete ameni-
ties and infrastructure development.
Apartment zoning should be avail-
able to enable lower cost. housing.
Developers should arrange for infra-
structure improvements and provide
mechanisms for meeting the service
needs of new residential communi-
ties. Smart development includes
careful consideration of long-term
infrastructure needs. At a minimum,
new development should pay for it-
self.
The committee recommended that
the county must be careful in allow-
ing new residential communities be-
ing located in an ecologically sensi-
tive area from both a county and a
regional perspective. Location deci-
sions should also consider the impact
of agriculture land. Layouts should
.be flexible to reduce the amount of
road improvements required.
The committee recommends that
the county use sound approaches to
encourage higher densities to help
preserve agriculture land and open
spaces. A developer that is able to
provide water and sewer infrastruc-
ture should be eligible for "Density
bonuses." A density bonus allows
that developer to build more units per
acre than would otherwise be permit-
ted. Another approach that the county
may consider is the use of Transfer-
able Development Rights (TDR).
TDRs permit increased density of
residential development, over and
above what would otherwise be al-
lowed, with the objective of preserv-
ing land for agriculture use. However,
any such TDR plans should be solely
voluntary on the part of the property
owner.


The committee recommends that
the county be fully appraised of de-
mographic, environmental and infra-
structure limitations that impact the
determination of the maximum sus-
tainable population for the county.
The county should use applicable
benchmarks and measurements to
determine the best locations for and
size of new residential development.
The county should strive to retain lo-
cal control over these decisions to the
greatest extent possible.
Infrastructure
The committee identified State
Road 26 as the principal east-west
route through the southern portion
of Gilchrist County. At this time this
artery is at maximum capacity for
transportation concurrency calcula-
tions. Most residents in Gilchrist
County maintain their own water
wells and septic tanks. The commit-
tee identified the grid system that
supports utilities for the residents in
the county will likely need to be up-
graded to support a larger population.
The local government provides law
enforcement and emergency services
as well as fire service. Citizens have
become more concerned about crime
recently due to a wave of burglaries
and home invasions. The committee
identified the rise in criminal activity
may be due to the rise in unemploy-
ment associated with the slumping
economy. The committee indicated
the problem of local unemployment
is exacerbated by poor skills and lack
of local employers.
Recommendations
The committee recommends that
the county seek support for innova-
tive and alternative funding sources
to pave key connector roads and to
make other infrastructure improve-
ments. An example: a dedicated
fuel or optional sales tax, special
long-term property tax assessments
or special taxing districts or service
fees. The committee feels residential
and community development should
facilitate opportunities for infrastruc-
ture improvements to meet the needs
of residents.
The committee urges every mu-
nicipality within the county to have
water and sewer facilities for all city
residents. The committee recom-
mends the county support the work
with all parties (City of Trenton,
Fanning Springs, and Bell as well as
Lancaster Correctional Institute, the
Suwannee River Water Management
District, Gilchrist County School
District and Lake City Community
College) to jointly develop water and
sewer systems for all urbanized areas


of the county.
The committee recognizes that
citizens' participation in the Neigh-
borhood Crime Watch programs and,
similar auxiliary activities is essen-
tial to maintaining public safety. The
Sheriff, the State Attorney's Office
and other law enforcement agencies
are undertaking related outreach and
educational efforts. The county is
urged to support these efforts on an
ongoing basis.
Environment
The committee identifies that
water is a highly valued natural re-
source. Citizens expressed concern
about efforts by the state an4 other
jurisdictions within the region and
private interests that seek to remove
water from the local rivers, springs
and aquifer. Citizens also expressed
concerns about industries that require
a high consumption of water.
The local eco-system is unique
and provides wonderful tourism and
recreational opportunities. Boating,
swimming, fishing, and hunting are
major contributors to the quality of
life of Gilchrist County residents.
Recommendations
The committee suggests that the
county continue to pursue ideas and
projects to protect and preserve water
resources for the use and benefit of
county residents.
All land use and development must
be designed to protect the environ-
ment. Particular attention should be
paid to water resources. The county
should clearly stipulate all land use
regulations necessary to protect the
environment in such a way that prop-
erty owners can understand these
limitations. Property owners should
face as little restriction as necessary
to their rights to use their property.
Education
County residents are proud of the
success of their schools, but are con-
cerned about the impact of budget
cuts. The county has new school fa-
cilities at both the Trenton and Bell
campuses. Meetings have been ongo-
ing with post-secondary institutions
about locating facilities within the
county. This could make it more con-
venient and less expensive for county
residents to access a college educa-
tion, thus encouraging more high
school graduates to continue their
education.
Recommendations
The county should support post-
secondary education facilities lo-
cated within the county and-contiriue
to work with the School District and
colleges on these projects. Such fa-
cilities could foster new develop-
ment, such as nearby apartments,


restaurants and shops, and would be
attractive to prospective employers
who want a well-trained and educat-
ed workforce available. Growth man-
agement should take into account the
impact on the schools so that high
academic standards and excellent fa-
cilities are maintained.
Quality of Life
Economic development, infra-
structure, schools, recreation and
governmental services all contribute
to achieving a high quality of life.
Residents identify the high quality of
life as the main reason they choose to
reside in Gilchrist County.
Recommendation
The committee agrees with the
2020 Vision statement that the coun-
ty should seek to maintain the agri-
culture character and culture that, is
our heritage. To do that, growth and
resources must be carefully man-
aged. The committee recognizes
that while change is inevitable, well-
planned growth can be beneficial for
the county's citizenry.
Monitoring
The 1999 Vision Committee pro-
vided for regular monitoring and
assessment of progress toward the
Vision Statement goal. No formal
structure to accomplish this task was
ever established.
Recommendation
The 2008 Vision Committee be-
lieves a group, composed of some
committee members and county of-
ficials and administrators, should
produce a progress'report on achiev-
ing the 2030 Vision on an annual
basis. The committee also believes
that it would be good for the County
Commission to review both the 2030
Vision report and the Annual Moni-
toring report each year at one of its
scheduled meetings in order to main-
'tain focus on the goals.
The committee's twenty-one mem-
bers signed and recommended ap-
proval of the 2030 Vision statement
to the Board of County Commission-
ers.


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