Walk- A- Thon will be Saturday morning
By Carrie A. Mizell
Lace up those walking shoes! The
Gilchrist County Education Founda-
tion's "Stepping Forward for Educa-
tion" Walk-A-Thon will be held on
Saturday, Feb. 6 at 10 a.m.
Registration for the Walk-A-Thon
will begin at 9 a.m. on the lawn of the
Gilchrist County Courthouse. Open-
ing ceremonies will follow at 9:45
Participants can walk, run, wheel-
chair, skate, roller blade, or push a
stroller along the two-mile course,
which runs through downtown Tren-
Last year's event raised $10,610.
Currently, there is a combined 165
seniors at Trenton High School and
Bell High School.
SAccording to Tiffany Turner, of the
Gilchrist County Education Foun-
dation, if every senior applied and
qualified for a scholarship, the Foun-
dation would need to raise $165,000
between the Walk-A-Thon and the
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Gilchrist County animal control officer resigns suddenly
By John M. Ayers
A full-time animal control officer
with Gilchrist County Animal Con-
trol resigned Thursday, Jan. 25, say-
ing she felt she was not appreciated
and was not paid what she should
Karen Fischer addressed the board
of county commissioners during the
Monday, Feb. 1, meeting to ask for
her sick leave and vacation pay that
she had not received when she re-
She told the board she objected
to the county's policy requiring a
two-week notice prior to the leav-
ing of a county employee. She also
told the commission she did not give.
a two-week notice due to what'hap-
pened involving a TV 20 report of a
Gilchrist County resident's home in-
She explained the incident 'to the
board and made reference to Ron
McQueen, Gilchrist County admin-
istrator, saying he threw her out and
left her without any support involv-
ing the incident.
Fischer told the board that the part-
time animal control officer Chuck
McRae had been communicating
with the Gilchrist County resident
involving this particular animal ser-
"There is a lot of work that I have
done that I never received any com-
pensation for," Fischer said.
She went on to say that she worked
when she was called out, sometimes
after a doctor had advised her not to
work due to her high blood pressure.
"When I got a call I went to work
because I knew% it was my job," she
explained to the commission.
McQueen told the commission
that Fischer did not make a visit to
the residence where the animal inci-
dent near Bell occurred recently. The
county administrator also explained
that Fischer has taken some vacation
time during .her employment with
Gilchrist County Animal Services.
McQueen said she has 48 hours of
vacation and 128 hours of sick time
left on the county records.
"McQueen has just told a lie,
which is nothing new," Fischer said,
John McPherson, Gilchrist County
*attorney, interrupted the commission,
"This discussion needs to stop right
The attorney explained to the board-
that since there had been some men-
Continued to page 8
Trenton commission 'Ms. C' named District Teacher of the Year
Superintendent IP on 7io,:n- ,i/7pre.;enh'dfdi.ricI TTencrhe'r .ofhe Year
Llainie C iiscilicll1with a plilue' asTren ton A Fiddh'-Hfgli :S-vjtol
Prinipal Lynette' Laigfoid looks on. -
By Carrie A.Mizell.
A teacher. A mentor. A niother-
figure. A guidance coLniselor. If you
ask Ms. Leanne Criscitello's seventh
grade class to describe their reading
Teacher, "Ms. C," they would say she
is all these things and more.
On Monday a new title was given
to Ms. Criscitiello, as she was named
Gilchrist County School District's
S2010 Teacher of the Year.
"She is the only teacher I have ever
known who can truly ,say she loves
all of her kids," said Lynette Lang-
ford, principal of Trenton Middle-
High School, where Criscitiello has
taught for seven years.
Langford said the petite lady, with
a big smile and even bigger heart, was
oneof the first teachers she hired af-
-ter being named principal of TMHS.
Since joining the.staff, she has taught
Both high' school math and sixth
grade reading, before being moved to
seventh grade reading.
While introducing Criscitiello to
Trenton Rotarians on Monday, Lang-
ford said that she asked a panel of
seventh grade students recently what
they liked about TMHS and the unan-
imous answer was Ms. C.
Ms. Criscitiello was selected Dis-
trict Teacher of the Year after being
interviewed by a panel of out-of-
county judges, who also interviewed
'the Teachers of the Year from the
other three schools in the county.
Bell High School was represented by
Teacher of the Year Brad Surrency,
Trenton Elementary School was rep-
Sresented by Teacher of the Year Lucia
Avila, and Bell Elementary School
Teacher of the Year Rhonda Scott
was also present.
Trenton R6tary Club sponsors the
District Teacher of the Year and Dis-
trict Employee of the Year awards
each year. After Ms. Criscitiello
named District Employee ofthe Ye
District Employee of the Year oy Railey wrtas all smiles as Superin-.
tendent Don Thdmas and Bell Elementary School Prinipal Sherry
Lindsey:congratulateI her o winning su"i d prestigious honor on
Pictured back row, l-r, Suferintendent Don Thomas, BMHS Principal Rick Reed, BHS Employee of the
Year Sue Boyd, BES Principal Sherry Lindsey, TMHS Principal Lynette Langford, TMHS Employee of
the Year John Rowe, Jr. and TES Principal Riley Deen. Front row, l-r, BHS Teacher of the Year Brad Sur-
rency, BES Teacher of the Year Rhonda Scott, District Employee of the Year Joy Railey, District Teacher
of the Year Leanne Criscitiello, TES Teacher of the Year Lucia Avila and TES Employee of the year Lori
was named District Teacher of the
Year, Rotary Club president Damon
Leggett said, "It's great to be able to
put a face with the name now. I have
three children at home who love, Ms.
Bell Elementary School's biggest
cheerleader, Joy Railey, was selected.
District Employee of the Year. De-
spite her dedication, to the students
and staff at BES, Railey was clearly
surprised to be given such an honor.
BES principal Sherry Lindsey was
not one bit surprised. Lindsey intro-
duced Railey to Trenton Rotarians
saying, "She loves to decorate and
she is quite an actress!" A parapro-
fessional at BES for the last 12 years,
Railey spends' much of her time
working in the computer lab.
Railey was chosen from a group of
dedicated Employees of the Year rep-
resenting area schools, Lori Summers
from Trenton Elementary School,
John Rowe, Jr. from Trenton High
School and Sue Boyd from Bell High
School. Each of the Employees of
the Year was interviewed by an out-
of-county panel, who determined the
District Employee of the Year.
Bell Band's 'Mardi Gras' Dinner Theater is Friday
By Lisa Boutwell
The 6th annual "Evening with the
Arts" dinner theater is this Friday at
This year's theme is Mardi Gras
with the Bell Elementary Cafetorium
turning into a New Orleans French
Quarter scene with lots of balloons,
beads, glitter and glitz to accent the
The menu of the evening reflects
the New Orleans flavor with King
Crab Cakes, Chicken Fettuccine Al-
fredo, Jambalaya (pork and sausage),
seasoned green beans, salad, rolls
and lots of yummy desserts.
Members of the Bell Band Pro-
gram, the Bell Jazz Band and the
Flag Auxiliary will provide the musi- band will present the mystery skit
cal entertainment during the dinner. "The Mardi Gras Mask."
Following dinner, members of the The mystery is set in the ballroom
of the Iberville Mansion during the
annual Mardi Gras Ball and on the
100th anniversary of a murder that
took place in that very same room.
Legend says the departed spirit will
seek revenge this very night, Do you
think the legend is true? You can be a
part of this night and help support the
band in their quest of new equipment
Advance tickets are Adults $10
and children 12 and under $5 and are
available from any Bell Band Boost-
er, by calling the band room. Tick-
ets at the door are $12 for Adults and
children 12 and under are $6.
Bell Band is under the direction of
director Sara DiPardo.
By Cindy Jo Ayers
Three Trenton commissioners were
Sin attendance at Monday's city coun-
cil meeting, which was held to make
decisions regarding the search for a
new city manager
Jered Ottenwess, who has served
as Trenton's city manager for almost
five years, turned in his official resig-
nation to commissioners on Monday.
Ottenwess will be leaving his post as
of March 5, 2010. He has accepted a
position as city manager for Ishpem-
S ing, Michigan. .
S Mayor Glen Thigpen, as well as
Commissioners Tim Kinsey and
Randy Rutter, discussed the applica-
.... tion process at length.
They changed a few things on the
advertisement, which the city man-
ager had composed for the council.
The ad asked for a bachelor's degree
in a related field; however, a combi-
nation of education and experience
would be considered. The commis-
sioners changed the salary range
from $45,000 to $52,500 to $35,000
to $52,500. In July of 2005 when the
city sent out advertisements for this
position they requested a Master's
degree. The commissioners hope to
find a qualified candidate who will
be willing to stay on in Trenton for
many years. They hope by changing
the qualifications somewhat they will
attract candidates for the position
who will be here for many years.
Commissioner Kinsey requested
that the lower end of the salary range
be dropped to $35,000. Kinsey went
on to say. "Kathryn Deen didn't have
a higher degree, but she ran this city
really good for years." Kinsey told
Rutter and Thigpen, "If we go too
high we are above our means; we
could use that money for roads."
Ottenwess suggested that they not
use the ranking system that they,used
previously because one commis-
sioner could skew the entire ranking
by zeroing a candidate. Mayor Thig-
pen and the commissioners agreed to
pick their individual choice and rank
them individually in first: through
fifth place format and those rankings
will then be averaged. The commis-
sioners also agreed not to pay travel
expenses for any candidate who trav-
els to Trenton for an interview. The
commissioners are hoping to find a
dozen godd'applicants for this posi-
tion. Afteithe final selection is made,
a background review will be done.
This check will be followed by an of-
fer from the city.
The commissioners agreed to
screen all the resumes and applica-
tions themselves and decide who
they will call in for the final interview
process which will take place March
15-16. The deadline to apply for the
job is Friday, Feb. 26.
Terry Williams of Florida Crown
Workforce attended the meeting to
offer her company's services. She
told commissioners that she could
place their ad free of charge and her
company also would do the screens
for the position if they requested it. In
the 6nd the commissioners decided to
do their own screening.
Applications for the position are on
the City of Trenton's'website, which
is www.trentonflorida.org under the
City Jobs tab.
Gilchrist County's own
Easton Corbin .will debut
his very first CD'on Tues-
day, March 2.
Easton's self-titled CD,
which features his top 20
single, "I'm A Little More
Country Than That" will
finally hit stores.
Four of the songs on
the CD were written by
Easton, including "I'm A
Little More Country Than
Easton is a 2000 graduate
of Trenton High School.
Sante Fe River
expected to reach
At press time, the Santa Fe River
was expected to reach flood stage
Tuesday, activating an idle-speed,
no-wake zone along a 32-mile seg-
ment of the river, according to the
Florida Fish and Wildlife Conserva-
tion Commission (FWC).
The FWC has been working with
Suwannee River Water Management
District personnel, who expect the
Santa Fe to reach 17 feet above mean
sea level at the Three Rivers gauge,
where flood stage is 19 feet.
Once the river reaches 17 feet at
the Three Rivers gauge, the FWC
will apply boating restrictions to
Zone 5, which runs from River Rise
in O'Leno State Park west to the con-
fluence of the Suwannee River.
starts search for new
Section A. Page Two
GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2010
14 teams have signed up for
the 2010 Relay For Life
S By Carrie A. Mizell
Over 50 people dedicated to fight-
ing cancer attended the rowdy rootin'
tootin' Relay roundup on Thursday
night at the Trenton Community Cen-
According to Vema Wilson, chair
for the 2010 Relay For Life, 14 teams
have signed up for this year's event,
which will be held at the Trenton
High School track on May 7-8. Over-
all, Wilson said 91 local residents
have signed up to participate in the
Relay For Life and $2,535 has been
raised thus far.
Twelve teams attended the kickoff
celebration last week.
"Last year we only had 9 teams,"
Wilson said. "We have 20 teams al-
ready committed for this year."
The next meeting of the Relay For
Life teams will be a crazy hat party.
The party will be held at 5:30 p.m.
on February 25 at the Trenton Com-
For more information, call Verna
Wilson at 463-3170 or Connie San-
chez at 463-3194.
Local convenience store robbed
By Carrie A. Mizell
The Gilchrist County Sheriff's Of-
fice is looking for two men between
the ages of 28 and 33 who robbed the
Sunoco convenience store in Fanning
Springs early Monday morning..
Sheriff Daniel Slaughter said the
men, who were wearing jeans and
heavy brown coats, entered the con-
venience store at 6:15 Monday morn-
ing wearing pull down hats that cov-
ered a portion of their faces.
The/men reportedly implied that
they were armed, although no weap-
on was seen by the store clerk. The
two men demanded money from the
register and the clerk complied with
the urgent request. After taking the
money from the store clerk, the men
reportedly left the store on foot head-
ed in the direction of the park, which
is located behind the store.
"We don't know if there was a car
waiting in the park," said Major Tony
Smith, of the Gilchrist County Sher-
No one was hurt in the robbery,
According to Major Smith, Sunoco
convenience store workers were try-
ing to determine how much cash was
taken during the robbery.
At press time, GCSO investigators
were reviewing video footage taken
inside the convenience store during
The robbery-is currently under in-
vestigation by the Gilchrist County
*Friday, Feb. 5 0.
o 6:30 p.m. 6th Annual "Evening with the Arts" Dinner Theater at BES *
*Saturday, Feb. 6
07 a.m. 10:30 a.m. Shrine Club's Country Breakfast
*7:30 a.m. 10 a.m. Spring.Ridge Pancake Breakfast
8 a.m. Haven Hospice Yard Sale to benefit Relay For Life
* at Haven Hospice of the Tri-Counties, 311 NE 9th St. Chiefland *
S9 a.m. 3 p.m. Newberry Farm Toy Show at Oakview Middle School *
10 a.m. Education Foundation's Annual Walk-a-thon
SSunday, Feb. 7 *
Attend the church of your choice.
Noon Trenton Rotary Club Meeting '
6:30 p.m. SVL Board Meeting at Akins BBQ
SThursday, Feb. 11
9:45 a.m. FA.I.T.H.H. mobile food pantry will be at Bell Clubhouse
*7 p.m. Gilchrist County Woman's Club Meeting *
Friday, Feb. 12;".....' ,
11 :a.;n until 'Y ?'iadraiser chlckenr dinners being sold *
St at'he SuwanneeRiver Shrine Club
to benefit Chad Reed's family
4 p.m. Preseason baseball Bell vs. Newberry at Trenton field
*7 p.m. Preseason baseball Trenton vs. Perry at Trenton field
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Bell High School and Trenton
High School were recently rec-
ognized by.the 2010 U.S. News
and World Report as being among
America's Best High Schools.
This is the third year U.S. News
and World Report has conducted
its study on the best high schools
in the country, awarding Gold, Sil-
ver and Bronze Medals to schools
with the best statistics. Bell and
Trenton High Schools were both
awarded the Bronze Medal. There
were 1,189 Bronze Medals in 48
states and the British Columbia.
After receiving the news, Bell
High School Principal, Rick Reed,
stated, "It is an honor to be select-
ed to this elite group and to be rec-
ognized on a national level."
Lynette Langford, Trenton High
School Principal, shared the news
with her faculty Monday morning.
She was pleased with the news
and shared, "We may be a small
school district, but this' proves our
students are competing well on the
The study to qualify schools in-
volved a three-step process. The
first step determined whether each
school's students were performing
better than statistically expected
for the average student in the
state.. The second step determined
whether the school's least-advan-
taged students were performing
better than average for similar
students in the state, and the third
step assessed the degree to which
schools prepare students for. col-
Janet Bradley, Director of Sec-
ondary Education stated, "This
scoring process allows us to see
we are reaching all students and
populations in our schools. In ad-
dition, it is evidence of the hard
work of our students and faculty in
Gilchrist County is ranked in
Florida as a high-performing
school district based on student
performance. Mr. Don Thomas,
Superintendent of Schools, stated,
"We want to continue to encourage
our families and community mem-
bers to focus.on high expectations
and continued success.
C l W olaaiiI t Sign
Pictured on the back row, from left'to right: Don Thomas, superintendent; Julie Thomas, Rob Rankin, and
Bob Clemons, all school board members. Shown on the front row: Danna Tucker, director of Food Services,
and Jeri Wilson, Food Service manager at Bell High School.
Jeri Wilson secures grant funding
Jeri Wilson, food service manager
at Bell High School, was recognized
at a recent Gilchrist County School
Board meeting for being selected to
receive grant funds from the Bucks
for Breakfast Grant Program.
This grant recognizes Florida
schools for bringing a healthy break-
fast to more children in creative
The grant program was open to all
public schools in Florida.
Items under consideration were
evaluated based on the school's abil-
ity to help school nutrition programs
promote increased breakfast partici-
The grant amounts were up to
A total of 101 schools in only 26
of Florida's 67 Districts participated
in the application process. Sixteen
districts (34 schools): received 'grants
Applications were evaluated by the
Dairy Council of Florida on impact
on students, staff and community and
the thoroughness of the application.
,Jeri's plan will utilize the new
outdoor dining patio for students in-
volving the Bell High School's art
department in creating colorful, in-
viting posters for the program.
The goal is.to increase participa-
tion of students, teachers, and staff
at breAkfast which will increase stu-
dent performance in the classroom
'and test scores, as well as improving
the overall environment of the school creative and constantly looking for
and community. ways to bring healthy eating to more
Jeri is a cafeteria manager who is students.
Shrine Club to host country breakfast
The Suwannee River Shrine Club clubhouse on Hwy. 26, just north
will be. having their senti-monthly of Fanning Springs. Menu includes
country breakfast on Saturday, Feb. eggs, sausage, bacon, biscuits, sau-
6, from 7 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the sage gravy and much more!
Drummond Community Bank is lease
f Mr. Joey Anderson to its board of directors, effective January 19, 2010.
Joey is the president of Anderson Coldmbia Company and is a life-Jong
'resident of Old Town, Florida.
Drummond Community Bank was organized in 1990 by a group of area
businessmen and is the only bank in Dixie County that is still' locally owned.
Joey will be the bank's first director from Dixie Countyand will join 12 other
local board members. Drummond Bank's assets now top $18 millioil with
more' than $101 million in loans 'toindividuals and businesses Dixie,
Gilrist, Lafayette and Levy Counties.
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By John M. Ayers
This time of year this area of North Roger mentioned we should eat
Central Florida usually experiences a dinner quickly and then go back and
cold morning every now and then be- check the lines before hitting the
fore a warm up occurs back into the sack. By the time we finished eating
60s. This year we have already ex- a steak and talking about the fish we
perienced record cold temperatures, did catch, we both agreed that day-
and I am in hopes we will have an light Thursday morning would be
early spring. soon enough to see if we did catch
The Suwannee River is show- more fish.
ing signs that it might rise above its When the sun began to rise, we
banks, as it has risen to a concerned were headed up the river to see if
water level on February 1. The early catfishing on a near full moon along
outlook for February appears that it with strong tides at the end of Janu-
will be a wet month. Hopefully the ary were conditions that would pro-
rains will be spaced far enough apart vide us with a basket of fish. When
to allow the rivers to recede for sev- we got to our first hook, the line was
eral days to reduce flooding, moving against the current to let us
On Wednesday of last week a know there was something on the
friend and I were supposed to meet hook. Roger grabbed the hook and
up at Suwannee to put out some lines pulled the fish into the boat. As we
for catfish. Roger Pittman and I have worked the lines, a lot of our fish had
done this for several years, and we been on the hook for several hours.
were in hopes these conditions would There was one limb out over the
be right to catch a few catfish, water that was really shaking and the
Wednesday afternoon we finally line was moving all over the water. As
began putting the lines in the water I pulled the boat up to the river's edge
just before 5 p.m. We scattered the and Roger grabbed the line to pull the
bush hooks in the creeks and along hook up, the fish seemed to have just
the banks of the river in hopes of pulled off the hook. We think the fish
finding the best locations for the pre- had been on the hook for so long, that
ferred Channel catfish. There was the hook became loose in its mouth
one area in the river just above East under all of the commotion.
Pass, as we were tying the lines dut, The last creek we went into, we
where I looked back at a line we had could see a line was tight, but the
just left, and a fish had already got- fish on the hook had been mangled
ten hooked. The limb on the bush by an alligator. It was apparent the
was springing up and down, indicat- gator was not a big one as the skin
ing something had already taken the on the fish had been torn exposing
bait. I mentioned to Roger that if this the flesh of the meat. It appeared the
is a sign, this evening's catth could fish was too big for the gator to get
be remarkable. in his mouth. This fish I would say
Just before dark we got all the was in the 5 pound range. We have
lines out and baited as we began to experienced alligators on bush lines
head back to the camp. On our way that were so big, that they would bite
back down river we passed by many a catfish in half just behind the three
of our lines. We did check the lines fins below the fish's head.
as we went past them and were very We had always fished in Febru-
surprised to have caught over 25 fish ary, but after this trip I think the best
ranging from 4 to 10 pounds. We both fishing could be in. January as they
determined the catfish must have been were feeding preparing for the spring
feeding around dark as the moon was spawn.
providing plenty of light to navigate We ended up catching a good mess
our way back to Suwannee. of catfish up to 12 pounds.
News from 4 Pets Sake
Are you getting ready for tax time?
If you need a receipt from 4 Pets Sake
for your contributions to us in 2009,
please contact us.
This is embarrassing to admit,
but we still -have our hummingbird
feeders out. How about you? Don't
despair; there is an easy way to clean
them without having to heat water
and vinegar and leaving your house
smelling like a pickle plant. Birds
and Blooms had a great suggestion,
using denture tabs. First take apart
your feeders and put a couple of tabs
in enough water to cover the feeders.
Let them soak. Soon you can see the
black goo separating from the crev-
ices. Use a toothbrush to remove the
dirt. Please make sure that you rinse
the feeder very well with water only.
Thought maybe you want a heads
up on the 4 Pets golf tournament. It
will be Saturday, March 6. We are
looking for items that would make
gifts for drawings and a small auc-
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you need concerning records for 2009
taxes, spay/neuters, or the tournament
at386-935-0975 or 866-727-2972;
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By Carrie A. Mizell
I can't imagine what it must be like
to lose a child. Before having Allie
Claire, I could not fathom, how great
the love between a parent and a child
is. I knew it was big, but I had no
idea just how big. Now that I know
firsthand, I can honestly say that if
something were to happen to her, I
would be just devastated and would
probably never over the loss.
I don't know why happy, healthy
children who are being raised in
strong homes by loving parents die
suddenly, or why crackheads are al-'
lowed to .have children who grow
up in poverty experiencing unimagi-
nable evils. The only thing I do know
is that when bad things happen that
shake our world, God is still God and
though He did not promise us a life
free of pain, He did promise to never
leave us, or forsake us.
Take comfort, as I do, in John,
\16:33: "I have told you these things,
so that in me you may have peace.
In this world you will have trouble.
But take heart! I have overcome the
Just before Christmas one lo-
cal family experienced the loss of
their son, Michael Dunn. A Trenton
Middle High School seventh grader,
Michael. was killed in a tragic acci-
dent in the family's front yard, while
playing with his two sisters in the
The faculty and students at TMHS,
local churches, and citizens of
Gilchrist County gathered around the
family offering flowers, food, and
support as they grieved in the weeks
following Michael's death.
Counseling has also helped Mi-
chael's family cope with their grief.
One of the family's neighbors,
Sheila Smith, has stepped up in the
wake of the tragedy and asked the
community to help this sweet family.
Since the accident, Smith said both
of Michael's parents, as well as his
two sisters, have really been strug-
gling with the loss of such a special
boy. Driving the family minivan,
which is the vehicle that ran over Mi-
chael, has been especially difficult;
so the family has traded in the van.
Their neighbor also explained that
driving over the spot in their drive-
way where Michael was hit and
trapped beneath the family's minivan
is also especially difficult.
In trying to help the family heal,
Smith is asking the community to
step up and help the Dunn family
in their time of need. She is look-
ing for volunteers to help change the
look and feel of the family's drive-
way. Smith would like to form a new
driveway route from the highway up.
to the Dunns' home, adding some
new plants' and a fountain on the
spot where Michael died. New grass
would ideally be planted along with
lime rock to cover the' sugar sand
I am planning to help Shelia and
the other, volunteers work on the
Dunns' front yard in early March.
Not because I know the family well,
or because I was a friend to Michael.
I never met Michael.
I want to help, because I hope that
if such a tragedy were to occur within
my family, that the community would
wrap its arms around me as well. I
want the Dunn family to know that
they are loved. Not just by me, but
also by God. I hope that you will read
this and want to help them as well.
For more information on how you
can assist with this project finan-
cially, or to volunteer your time, call
Sheila Smith at (352) 226-4869 or
3rd Annual Bark-n-Purr
charity concert will be Feb. 27
Submitted the concert that evening.
The Bronson Youth League Park Advance tickets can be purchased
will come alive with the sounds of online or by telephone from Tickel
music on Friday, February 26 and Alternative, www.ticketalternative,
Saturday, February 27, 2010, when com or (877) 725-8849. Tickets can
major and local recording artists will be purchased locally at Klover Leal
perform to raise funds for a spay and in Williston; Bronson Ace Hardware
neuter clinic and adoption center for in Bronson; Chiefland Hardware
the Tfi-county area. The 3rd Annual and Farm Supply in Chiefland; RCC
Bark-N-Purr Charity Concert will Western World in Gainesville and
open Friday from 6:00 p.m. 10:00 Ocala, and Beef O'Brady's, 6500 in
p.m. and Saturday at 2:00 p.m. and Gainesville. For more information,
will provide a variety of family ac- please call (352) 486-5705 or go on-
tivities throughout the afternoon. line. .
However, Friday, when the sun Proceeds from the Baik-N-Pur
goes down, the air will be filled with Charity event will go toward the Hu-.
the music of local artists like Reg- mane Society's building fund for a
gie Stacy, William Roberson, and spay and neuter clinic and pet adop-
introducing Keehgan Nolan, and the tion center for the Tri-county area.
Steel Bridge Band. On Saturday, the
Humane Society is proud to feature
special guest Jeff Bates, Blackriver Recorded marriages in
Recording Artist, and RCA Record-
ing Artist, Chris Young. Gilchrist County
Advance admission prices: Gener-
al Seating A-$5, General Seating B- David Aaron Brown, 2/3/1987, and
$15; VIP-$30; Child 4 to 10 years $6; Dawn Rachelle Faught, 8/5/1988
and under 4 are free. At the gate on both of Trenton, were married or
the day of the concert: General Seat- 1/23/10 in Chiefland by Steve Liles,
ing A-$5 General Seating B-$20 and Associate Pastor.
VIP-$40; children the same. Your David Francis Conley, 2/27/1950,
ticket will give you unlimited access and Brenda Elaine Lee, 10/26/1948
throughout the day and admission to both of Trenton were married or
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Life Can Be A Ride In A Basket
He could not imagine how different his life would be.
Growing up as a Jew in Tarsus in Cilicia, and in Jerusalem
at the feet of Gamaliel, taught according to the exactness of
the Law of the fathers (Acts 22:3), Paul was as zealous for
God as anyone could be. He was "circumcised the eighth
day, of the stock of Israel, of the tribe of Benjamin, a
Hebrew of the Hebrews. As regards the Law, I was a
Pharisee; concerning zeal, persecuting the church;
regarding *the righteousness in the Law, blameless"
(Philippians 3:5-6). Yet now he found himself in the dark of
night being let down through a window in a basket. A
warrant for his arrest had been issued by Aretas the king (2
Corinthians 11:32). The order had a death warrant attached
as the Jews of Damascus intended to kill Paul (Acts
As Paul bumped along the wall enclosed in the basket,
his mind turned to where he had been not many days
before. He was a man of position and power with letters
from the high priest to take bound any who followed Jesus
of Nazareth. He had become a lightning rod for threatening
and slaughter against the disciples of the Lord (Acts 9:1).
Now he was leaving the city in a basket. His life was in the
hands of those he had sought to destroy. As he came to rest
on the ground, friends quickly helped him up and they
hurriedly ran away.
His escape from the Damascus would become a prelude
to the sufferings he would endure for the cause of Christ (2
Corinthians 11:22-33). His life turned out so different than
what he thought it would be. The only constant in his life
was the devotion to Jehovah God and that devotion would
lead him to die for Jesus Christ.
Often we find ourselves in a basket in the middle of the
night being let down over a wall. Life takes many different
turns. We have dreams and aspirations that are
overshadowed by events beyond our control. Plans are
disrupted, hope dashed, joys lost and in a moment of time
life is never the same. Adam and Eve had a life in paradise
that turned tragic in the blink of the eye (Genesis 3).
Abraham was 75 years old when he found himself in a
"basket" (Genesis 12). At the age of 17 the life of Joseph
would never be the same (Genesis 37). David, because of
sin, would see his world fall apart (2 Samuel 11-12).
Paul did not let the events of Damascus stop him nor
deter his course. He went on to become one of the greatest
examples of faith and courage in the Bible. His ride in a
basket was not a defeat but an opportunity to learn how to
serve the Lord more fully. Peter wrote, "So that the trial of
your faith (being much more precious than that of gold
that perishes, but being proven through fire) might be
found to praise and honor and glory at the revelation of
Jesus Christ" (1 Peter 1:7). Baskets can be used to carry
bread for life (Mark 8:19-20) and sometimes they carry
men who learn humility, dependence and devotion to the
cause of Christ.
Some baskets are larger than others. At times the baskets
are let down over walls of great height. We have to trust
those who hold our lives in their hands like Paul did. But in
the dark of the night as he felt the wall press against him,
Paul knew his life was in the hands of God. "For this
cause I also suffer these things; but I am not ashamed,
for I know whom I have believed, and I am persuaded
that He is able to guard My deposit unto that Day" (2
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COOKING AND CARRYING' ON
Over the weekend I spent an hour
or so hoeing out a. row of carrots
in our winter garden. The cold has
burned our greens but the carrots are
not damaged at all.
After surveying the garden, I
planned where I'll plant my tomatoes
in the spring garden. But, first I have
to plant my tomato seeds so I have
plants to put out. This winter I or-
dered three varieties of tomato seed,
Homestead, of course, and a couple
of heirloom types.
Most years I can count on my broth-
er Lloyd to supply John and me with
tomato plants. Lloyd is a planter. In
fact both my brothers are gardeners.
I try to remember what they tell me
about gardening because they know
a lot. From time to time I'll call up
Mike or Lloyd to ask them when to
plant or how to get rid of bugs, mites,
or mildew. Brothers are a good thing,
and I'm glad I have two.
Both Lloyd and Mike were ever
enterprising growing up on the farm.
They always had some way to make
spending money. About this time of
year they would be doing the prep
work on a giant tomato bed. The
bed had plastic so the young plants
could be covered to protect them
from the cold. They put their seed
in the ground from the 5th to the 7th
of February every year. One end of
the bed was used to plant dill for our
mother's dill pickles.
During the early Spring they would
pull tomato plants and sell them by
the 100s to the late Lenord Griffin
who ran the farmers Mutual Ex-
change store in Chiefland at the
time, some 50 years ago or so. They
also sold to the late Donald Quincey
at the old Chiefland Farm Supply
store which was at that time located
where Manatee Antiques is currently
in South Chiefland.
Those brothers of mine have al-
ways been hard workers and never
afraid to try something new. They'
both still have a menagerie of animals
on home places as well both growing
most anything you can think of.
None of my father's children turned
out to be farmers but all of us have a
little farm in our soul.
In an effort to eat a little healthier
I've tried to cut out all the foods from
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my shopping list that have loads of
preservatives. If we would just take
the time to read labels, we would be
amazed to see what all is included'in
a simple muffin mix. So today I'm
sharing a Plain Jane Blueberry Muf-
fin recipe. This is a no frills recipe;
it is void of the usual dollop of sour
cream or any lemon zest. I have a
tendency to pick recipes with a lot of
extras which might be too expensive
for those of us on a budget. This one
is simple and will not cost as much
as the mix that you find in most gro-
cery stores. Besides you already have
most all of the ingredients in your
pantry. So let's stop eating that stuff
we can't pronounce; it just can't be
good for us.
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2 tablespoons self-rising flour
2 tablespoons sugar
'1 tablespoon butter, softened
1 cup blueberries
2 cups self-rising flour
1/3 cup sugar
3/4 cup whole milk
1/3 cup melted butter
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Grease
muffin tins (recipe makes 12 muffins)
or line with cupcake papers.
For the crumb topping, mix flour,
sugar and butter with fingers until it
To make batter, rinse, drain, and
thoroughly dry blueberries on paper
towels. You can use. fresh or frozen,
berries. Combine flour and sugar.
Lightly toss berries in 1/4 cup of the
flour-sugar mixture. Whisk milk, egg,
vanilla and melted butter together
until blended and add the flour sugar
mixture. Stir Briefly. Carefully fold in
floured blueberries. Stir only until the
ingredients are moistened. The batter
will be lumpy; donot over mix. Fill
muffin. cups with batter and sprinkle
with crumb topping and bake for 15
to 20 minutes.
Note: if you do not have self-rising
flour you can make it by combining
1 cup of all-purpose flour with 1 tea-
spoon baking powder, 1/4 teaspoon
salt and 1/4 teaspoon baking soda.
For this recipe you will need to dou-
ble this amount.
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both of Newberry, were married on
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Chadwick, notary public.
Steven Allen Ross, 9/22/1990, and
Samantha Joy Hardage, 7/15/1990,
both' of Trenton, were married on
1/29/10 in Trenton by Judge Edward
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Four ways to help protect against
THE H1N1 FLU
The H1N1 flu, often called swine flu, is affecting children, teens and young adults
more than the seasonal flu.does. Here are four ways to help slow the spread of H1N1
and protect you and your family.
Get the HIN1 vaccine now if you are among those most at risk. This includes most
pregnant women, people younger than 25, or peoplewith a chronic disease like asthma
or diabetes. Infants under 6 months old can't get the vaccine, so their caretakers should
get the vaccine. SEE OTHER SIDE FOR MORE ON THE VACCINE
Stay home when you are sick to prevent spreading the virus to your friends
and neighbors. Stay home at least 24 hours after your fever is gone without the use
of fever-reducing medication.
Wash your hands often. If soap and water are not available, use an alcohol-based
IDENTIFYING FIGHTING THE HIN1FLU :
The H1 N1 flu is much like the seasonal flu. Symptoms.
can include a fever, cough, sore throat, runny or stuffy
nose, body aches, headache, chills and feeling weak.
Some people may have vomiting and diarrhea.: Not
everyone with the flu will have a fever.''
Symptoms usually last 3 to 7 days, but people can
spread the flu 1 day before getting sick and up to
5 to days after.
If you feel sick:
Stay home, get plenty of rest, drink clear fluids,
Swash your hands often, cover your coughs and
,sneezes, and stay away from others. Call your doctor
or the county health department if you are in a high .
risk group or are concerned about your recovery. Wait-
at least 24 hours after your fever is gone, without
using fever-reducing medication, before returning to
work or school.
Cover your mouth and nose with a tissue or your upper sleeve when -
you cough or sneeze to protect others. Throw the tissue in the trash. .- -
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e word, not e fu. For more answers, contact your local county health department or call 877.352.3581.
VACCINE IS ALSO AVAILABLE for all persons interested in receiving a
FREE H1N1 influenza vaccination at the Gilchrist County Health Department.
Sll ENE St eet sreoit 3ntdn, Or 93
When: During daily clinic hours (8:00 AM to 5 PM) Monday through Friday
Contact Information: For additional information about the clinics, please call
352-463-3120, Ext. 114
WHERE TO GET THE VACCINE
Vaccines are available throughout Florida. Find a location near you by contacting your Local
county health department. You can also call 877.352.3581 or visit MyFluSafety.com.
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sanos estin entire Los grupos de alto iesgo. Lee estos consejos sobre cn:-
combatir la diseminaci6n de La pe 'yprt. ,,, a tu familiar.
VacOnate contra el H1N1 to mas pronto possible si perteneces a uno de los grupos de
alto.riesgo -j6venes menores de 25 aios de edad, mujeres embarazadas, y personas con
enfermedades cr6nicas c6mo asma o diabetes. Padres y aquellos a cargo de bebes tambien
deben vacunarse ya que los nifos menores de 6 meses de edad no pueden recibir La vacuna.
LEE EL REVES DE LA PAGINA PARA MAS INFORMAC!ON SOBRE LA VACUNA ",
LAvate Las manos frecuentemente. Si no hay jab6n o agua disponible, usa un
,desinfectante a base de alcohol.
AL estornudar o toser, cibrete La boca con un paiiuelo desechable o con La parte
interior del codo para evitar contagiar a Los demos. Tira el pafuelo a La basura.
Si est6s enfermo, reposa en casa por to menos 24 horas despues
que la fiebre haya bajado. El virus puede contagiar a tus amistades y familiar
desde un dia antes hasta 5 o 7 dias despues de enfermarte.
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COMO IDENTIFICAR Y
COMBATIR LA GRIPE HiNI
Los sintomas de la gripe H1 N1 son similaresa los
de la gripe estacional. Incluyen fiebre, tos, goteo .
o congestion nasal, escalofrio, dolor de garganta,
dolor de cabeza y dolor por el cuerpo entero. Algunos
sufren de v6mito y diarrea. No todos los que contraen
; el virus tendran fiebre.
Los sintomas de la gripe normalmente permanecen
S de 3 a 7 dias. La gripe se puede propagar desde
un dia antes hasta 5 a 7 dias despues de enfermarte.
Si te enfermas:
SQuedate en casa, descansa, toma liquidos claros
Scomo t6 de manzanilla, 16vate las manos frecuen-
temente, cibrete al toser o estornudar y limita tu
contact con otras personas. Visita al doctor si
perteneces a uno de los grupos de personas de
Salt riesgo. Espera por to menos 24 horas despues -
de quq haya bajado la fiebre sin el uso de medica-
mentos para reducirla antes de regresar a la escuela
o al trabajo. .
My Sigue los consejos de los experts de salud pTblica y mantente informado sobre el H1N1 en MyFluSafety.com.
Safety Para aprender mas, comunicate con eldepartamento de salud de tu condado o llama al 877.352.3581
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La* Vacuna H1Nl.esta Disponible Gratis en:
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119 N.E. 1st Street, Trenton, FL 32693
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La mayoria de las personas afectadas por la gripe H1N1 se han recuperado sin necesidad de atenci6n
m6dica o medicamentos antivirales. Sin embargo, algunas personas pueden padecer complicaciones. Busca
atenci6n medica inmediatamente si sufres cualquiera de las siguientes sefiales de emergencia:
En los nifios
* Respiraci6n agitada o dificultad para respirar
* Color azulado en la piel
* No est6 tomando suficientes liquids
* No se despierta o relaciona con otros
* Esta tan molesto que no quiere que lo carguen
* Los sintomas similares a los de la influenza o gripe
mejoran pero luego regresan con fiebre y una tos peor
* Fiebre con sarpullido
En los adultos
* Dificultad para respirar o se queda sin aliento
* Dolor o presi6n en el pecho o el abdomen
* Mareo repentino
* V6mitos fuertes o constantes
La vacuna esta disponible en toda la Florida. Puedes averiguar donde vacunarte
a travys del departamento de salud en tu condado. Tambi6n puedes LLamar at 877.35
(oprima 2 para espaool) o visit MyFluSafety.com.
Para mantenerse saludable y evitar que otros se enfermen. La gripe
H1N1 se propaga rapidamente.Afecta desproporcionadamente :.
a los adolescents y adults menores saludables en comparaci6n
con la gripe estacional.
Se anticipa que la vacuna contra la influenza H1N1 sera tan segura como. ',
las vacunas contra la gripe estacional; las cuales han resultado ser muy,
seguras. Pruebas clinics han analizado la eficacia y la seguridad de la
vacuna contra el H1N1. .
No. Este aio, necesitas dos vacunas para protegerte!completamente. "
La vacuna contra la gripe estacional es distinta a la vacuna contra el
H1N1. Los CDC recomiendan recibir ambas vacurias y las puedes recibir :
el mismo dia.
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GILCCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL,
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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2010 -
GLCT CHRIST COUNTY 101 ORNAT.
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'Bab Smith Johnson named to
.. . SFC Dean's Lista
-William Charles Smith
Alicia Wilson and Tyler Smith, both Bell High School graduates, want to
announce the birth of their beautiful new baby boy, William Charles Smith.
William was born in Gainesville at North Florida Regional Hospital on Sun-
day, January 31, at 1:30 p.m. He weighed in at 7 lbs. 3 oz. and was a full 20
Proud grandparents, Billy Wilson and Charlie and Ann Smith of Bell, are
looking forward to babysitting anytime.
THS Class of 1980
30 Year Class Reunion
The THS Class of 1980 is planning a 3 night cruise in April. If
you graduated with us, we would love for you to come. If you
are in contact with anyone who did, please let them know.
For additional information call Maxie Clark @
352-949-1172 or go online @ www.THS80.com
"Kickoff to Judgment Day 2010"
Saturday, February 6, 2010 at Noon
The Gainesville Target Range
1610 NW 65th Place, Gainesville
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Ryan A. Johnson
Ryan A. Johnson of Trenton has
been named to the Dean's List at
Santa Fe College for the Fall Term
2009. This accomplishment means
that Ryan has maintained a GPA of
at least 3.5 while carrying a full aca-
demic load. This term was Ryan's
first at Santa Fe College since his
graduation from Trenton High School
in June of 2009.
We are so proud of you, Ryan.
Keep up the good work!
Doug and Lisa Johnson
Spring Ridge VFD's
The Spring Ridge Volunteer Fire
Department invites you to their next
monthly pancake breakfast at the fire
station. This month's breakfast will
start at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, Febru-
ary 6, and run until at least 10:00 a.m.
All residents of the northeast Gil-
christ County area and surrounding
communities are invited to attend.
If you can't make the breakfast,,
,you're invited to attend our regular
meetings on the first and third Thurs-
days of the month at 7:00 p.m. ,
Blueberry, walnut and plain
pancakes will be served, along with
sausages, eggs, coffee and juice. As
usual, the cost for the breakfast will
be a donation to the fire department.
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
Junior and Senior servers at the Chamber Banquet
These Juniors and Seniors from Bell and Trenton High Schools worked very hard as servers at the Annual'
Chamber of Commerce Banquet. Thank you for giving back to your community. Shown, back row, l-r,
are Quentin Hudson, Ben Jones, Andrew Martin, Dennis Arnold, Trey Smith, Robert Young. Middle row
Sarah Sundberg, Kelby Carter, Alyssa Cordasco, Jessica Perryman, Kaitlyn Wiggins, Nadia Kresovic.
Front row: Samantha Dennis, Kailyn Waldron, Hailie Leggett, Olivia Andrews, and KaSandra Cowart.
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Happy Birthday wishes to Clint
Smith, Gary Lee Hatfield, Norman
Czamiak, and Patrick. Castor on
February 4; Della Aylor, Charlotte
Kearney, and Benjamin Colson on
February 5; Quincey Kincaid, Gayle
Brown, John Ayers, Matthew Lang-
ford, and Dalton Parrott on Febru-
ary 6; Gina Colson, Tracie Home,
Joey Holder, Sr., Nicholas Turner,
Jason Barron, Louise Lee, and Cece-
lia Wiggins on February 7; Beverly
.Malloy, Lisa Willis, Joey Holder, Jr.,
Kelly Rogers, Carolyn Thomas, and
Michael Sanchez on February 8; Da-
kota Brown, Carol Bradley, Cheryl
Roelf, Tommy Barbera, and Jocelyn
Bullington on February 9;. Ernest
Mitchem, Tommy Parrish, Jennifer
Lucero and Larkyn MaKenzy Ben-
son on February 10.
Happy Anniversary wishes to
Thomas and Hazel Bryant on Febru-
ary 5; Mike and Mary Myers on Feb-
ruary 8; Mr. and Mrs. David Sutton
on February 9; Mr. and Mrs. Dale
Thigpen. Sr. on February 10.
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The Character Council of Gilchrist County gives a shout out of
For assisting in the ALERT Academy Unit 42 Community Service Stay
January 26 30, 2010
Without you all, it would not have been the success that it was.
We worked together as a team to help the widows and disabled citizens of our county.
You are truly appreciated!!
God bless you one and all for making a difference,
as we see for ourselves that good character bring success.
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BETHEL Baptist Church
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FANNING SPRINGS Commission
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GILCHRIST County Commission
GILCHRIST County Jodrnal
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D. Ray HARRISON, Commissioner
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OTTER Springs Park Management
Pete & Jan RANDOLPH
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Jim & Myrtle SCRUGGS
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Billy & Ivy SMITH
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Kenrick & Carolyn THOMAS
City of TRENTON Commission
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TAX SAVINGS NOTICE
Damon C. Leggett
Property Appraiser Gilchrist County
112 South Main Street, Room 138
TRENTON, FLORIDA 32693
Filing Period for Tax Saving Exemptions Ends March 1st
FLORIDA LAW requires that applications be made by
MARCH 1, 2010 to be eligible for this $25,000 exemption.
In order to qualify for this exemption you must:
1. Hold title to the property as of January 1, 2009.
2. Reside on the property as of January, 1, 2009.
3. Be a LEGAL resident of the State of Florida as of
You must then appear personally at the County Property
PLEASE BRING THE FOLLOWING WITH YOU: Deed or
Tax Bill or something showing the legal description of the
property on which you are claiming homestead exemption:
Florida Driver's License, Florida Car Registration, Florida
Voter's Registration or Declaration of Domicile. If not a
U.S. citizen, bring Residency (Green) card for both
husband and wife. If filing on a mobile home you need to
bring titles) or registrations) to mobile home.
$500 WIDOW'S /
Any widow/widower who is a
permanent Florida resident may
claim this exemption. If the
widow/widower remarries, she/he
is no longer eligible and if the
husband and wife were divorced
before his/her death, the woman
is not considered a widow, nor the
man a widower. If filing for the
first time, please present a Death
Certificate or other proof of your
Any ex-service member who is a
permanent resident of Florida and
is disabled at least 10% in war or
by service-connected misfortune
is entitled to a $5,000 exemption.
If filing for the first time, please
* present a certificate from the
United States Government. Under
certain circumstances the benefit
of this exemption can carry over
to the veteran's spouse in the
event of the veteran's death.
Consult your appraiser for details.
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Every Florida resident who is totally and permanently disabled
qualifies for the $500 exemption. If filing for the first time,
present at least one of the following as proof of your disability:
A certificate from a licensed Florida physician or a certificate
from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, or
documentation from the Social Security Administration.
Residency must be as of January 1, 2007. Quadriplegics
should contact the Appraiser's Office for special benefit
information. If blind or confined to a wheelchair, there is an
income limitation per year, including Social Security, contact
the Appraiser's Office for determination of other special
benefits. Disability forms are available at the Appraiser's Office.
A Homestead Exemption Granted
Will Automatically Be Renewed
It is no longer necessary to sign and
return a renewal card for
If filing for the first time,
you must come
to the Property Appraiser's Office.
PERSONS 65 AND OLDER
For 2009, Gilchrist County residents 65 and
older who meet an income limitation may be
eligible for an additional $25,000
homestead exemption on property which
they have the legal and equitable title to and
maintain thereon ,their permanent
residence. For 2010, the Income limitation
was $25,873. In order to be considered, a
sworn statement of adjusted gross income
of household must-be filed with the property
appraiser's office during the filing period of
January 1 March 1.
PROPERTY TAX DISCOUNT FOR
VETERANS AGE 65 AND OLDER WITH COMBAT RELATED
Each veteran who is age 65 or older who is partially or totally permanently disabled shall
receive a discount from the ad valorem tax otherwise owed on homestead property the
'veteran owns and resides in if the disability was combat related, the veteran was a resident
of this state at the time of entering the military service of the United States, and the veteran
was honorably discharged upon separation from military service. The discount shall be in
a percentage equal to the percentage of the veteran's permanent, service-connected
disability as determined by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs. To qualify for
the discount granted by this subsection, an applicant must submit to the county property
appraiser, by March 1, proof of residency at the time of entering military service, an
official letter from the United States Department of Veterans Affairs stating the percentage
of the veteran's service-connected disability and such evidence that reasonably identifies
the disability as combat related, and a copy of the veteran's honorable discharge.
TANGIBLE PERSONAL PROPERTY
Tangible Personal Property returns must be filed no
later than April 1st. Failure to file a return will result in
a penalty and an assessment will be made as
provided by Florida Law. Tangible Personal Property
includes property such as business furniture and
fixtures, machinery and equipment, household goods,
and personal effects. (Florida residents are exempt
from the tax on household goods and personal effects
in their homestead.) The deadline for charitable and
qualified non-profit organizations eligible as such
exemption is March 1st. All others must file by April
All owners or lessees of agricultural
lands who desire agricultural
classifications for tax purposes on
their property must file an agricultural
application with the Appraiser
between January 1 and March 1.
Agricultural classification are
Additional Homestead Exemption
How does the "double homestead" work?
The existing homestead exemption typically reduces the assessed value
of a property used as a primary residence by a Florida resident by
$25,000. This would provide an additional homestead exemption up to
$25,000, on the assessed value between $50,000 and $75,000.
For example, if your assessment is $65,000, the first $25,000 and that
portion above $50,000 ($15,000) would be exempt, making your taxable
value $25,000 (65,000-25,000-15,000). Prior to new law, the taxable
value would have been $40,000 (65,000-25,000).
This additional homestead exemption does NOT reduce the assessed
value upon which school taxes are based. Also, it does not reduce or
otherwise affect the "Save Our Homes" deduction or any other exemp-
tions. It is not necessary to file for this additional exemption if you, have
the Homestead Exemption already.
HOMESTEAD EXEMPTION IS NOT
TRANSFERABLE -- A NEW
APPLICATION MUST BE FILED FOR
Inobnmation will be required from all persons applying for exemptions to
determine their residency status. Iff husband or Wife is filing for one or
holh, residency documentation \\ill he required for both.
We are at your service and will be most happy
to assist you in any way.
Our office is located in the Gilchrist County Courthouse.
Damon C. Leggett
Property' Appraiser -- Gilchrist County
112 South Main Street, Room 138 Trenton, Florida 32693
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cream social at
There will be an ice cream social
on February 7 at 12:00 noon til 2:00
p.m. at St. Alban's Episcopal Church.
Tickets are available at. the door;
adults $2 and children $1.
The church is located on Hwy. 19,
four miles north of Chiefland.
,A.I.T.H.H. van to
The F.A.I.T.H.H. mobile food pan-
try will be in Bell at the Clubhouse
behind City Hall on February 11,
March 11 and April' 15 at 9:45 a.m.
This event is sponsored by the
Catholic Charities Bureau, Inc.,
Gainesville Regional Office. For
more information, please call Debbie
Long, Program Coordinator, at 352-
The CHURCH at
Sunday 11 am
Wednesday 7 pm
Concert to be held
at Mt. Nebo Baptist
The Bluegrass Gospel Group, The
Sullivan Family,.will be in concert at
Mt. Nebo Baptist Church on Sunday
evening, February '7. at 6:00 p.m.
There is no charge for the concert,
but a love offering will be taken.
Mt. Nebo is located 3 miles north
of Bell at 4200 NW Highway 340.
If you have any questions, you may
contact our Pastor, Brother Jimmy
Corbin at the church office @ 386-
Hope to see you here. God bless
4 miles North of Walmart on US-19
Bible Class 9:15 am
Worship Service 10:30 am
"Andhe spake a parable unto them, Can the blind lead the blind?
shall they not both fall into the ditch?" (Luke 6:39)
WE WELCOME YOU TO
UNION BAPTIST CHURCH cSB
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: TRAVIS MOODY
MINISTER OF YOUTH:'ROBBIE BEACH
CHURCH PHONE: 352-472-3845
"WIN THE LOST AND TEACH THE SAVED TO SERVE"
We Welcome You To
Mt. Nebo Baptist Church (SBC)
4200 N.W. CR-340, Bell, FL 32619
(3 miles North of Bell on Hwy-340 West)
Sunday School ................... ... 9:45 am
Morning 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
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.......................11:00 AM
Wednesday Night Prayer/Youth...7:30 PM
Be a part of an exciting time of Worship and Bible Study.
SPastor Jerry Milton
Youth Director Josh Dease
First Baptist Church
118 NE 2nd St., Trenton, FL
"Obedience Brings Blessings"
Associate Pastor of Children and Youth
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"'
Fundamentals Of The Faith -
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Teen Ministry Teams
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Feeling like a complete failure, a
beautiful young mom responded to
a parenting class I was teaching with
tears. After hearing her story, I re-
lated to those feelings...without a
doubt, being a parent is hands-down
the hardest job on the planet! With
two grown sons and a teenage daugh-
ter under our belt, you would think
my husband and I would feel some
confidence in knowing what we are
doing...but many days we don't!
In fact, it is surprising to learn how
many parents feel inadequate and
even helpless in raising their children.
Most Dads and Moms admit to losing
sleep over the impact their failures
and past mistakes will have on their
children's future. During these times
we need to remind ourselves that as
parents, we can't change the past, the
future is yet unwritten, and that God's
purposes for our children's lives can
outweigh our mistakes.
Authors Dennis and Barbara Rain-
ey tell the story of "Wrong Way Rie-
gels," a football player for the Uni-
versity of California in the 1929 Rose
Bowl. Seems that Riegels made one
of the most famous mistakes in the
history of football when he picked up
a fumble and ran for more than sixty
yards--in the wrong direction!! He
was finally tackled by his own team-
mate just inside the 10-yard line. At
halftime, his coach gave a rousing
pep talk to the discouraged team and
declared, "Same team that started the
first half, will start the second half."
This meant Riegels would be start-
ing. The other'players headed for
the field without him as he explained,
"Coach, I cannot go out there...I'm
humiliated." The coach looked Rie-
gels in the face and said, "This game
is only half over...now get out there
and play the rest of it."
Those words are worth remember-.
ing today for us parents. Maybe you
have a pre-teen or teenager and think,
"This game is almost over--in just a
few years they will be gone. Or your
oldest may be 21 or even 29, and you
.' look back to recount and regret your
mistakes, deciding the game is over.
Hear the words of Galatians 6:9:
"Let us not grow weary in doing
good, for at the proper time we will
reap a harvest if we do not give Up."
Do you feel like a failure as a par-
ent? Accepting responsibility for the
mistakes we have made is a great
way to ensure the future looks dif-
ferent than the past, .and never un-
derestimate the power of a simple,
heartfelt apology.. (I have said, "I'm
sorry" to my three more times than
I can count!) Sometimes we may
need to accept our older children's
choices as their own and realize they
have different dreams for their life
than we do. As our children' grow up,
our control grows less, but our influ-
ence can remain if we keep the lines
of communication open. Ask God to
encourage you not to grow weary in
doing good as a parent...your chil-
dren need you....
Because Every Heart Matters,
Trenton United Methodist Church
S203 NE 2nd Street
S Trenton, FL 32693
Sunday morning worship at 11 a.m.
Wednesday evening Bible study at 6 p.m.
Hank Cribb, Pastor
T"4e a 4weet, 4W/e'dtt p \ AQ litee!
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. & 6 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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GIT CHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL
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Wednesday Night Service &
"The Place" (Youth) -
Trenton Communitu Nazarene Church
. (2 miles west of traFic -light on SR-26)
10:50 a.m. Sunday Worshi Service"
7:00 p.m. Wednesday Worship Service
+65-1057 Pastor Merle Goodrich
Church of Christ
Sunday 11:00 am
Sunday 10:00 am
Wednesday 7:00 pm
5750 Southwest County Road 232
(Midway Between Trenton and Bell)
2.7 Miles West off US-129
Minister: Mr. Danny Allen 352-463-1082
Congregational A Cappella Singing-
"Let the Word of Christ dwell in you richly in all wisdom..."
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By Keith Mower
Suwannee Valley Leagues, Inc.
will be accepting bid proposals for
annual photography agreement at the
upcoming SVL Board meeting on
February 8, 2010, at Akins BBQ in
Bell starting at 6:30 p.m. Please see
for information on either the open
photography bid or the SVL Board
World War II
By Dot Halvorsen
- All World War II veterans are wel-
come to join us on Thursday, Febru-
ary 11, at 11:30 a.m. at the U.S. Vic-
Pine Grove Baptist Church
16655 N. W. CR-339
Trenton, Florida 32693
AV. 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.
Morning Worship ................................. ......... 10:30 a.m.
Evening Worship .................................... ............... 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Night Services:
AWANA ............................................................. 6:30 8:15 p.m.
Prayer Meeting, Youth, College & Career ................... 7:00 p.m.
~ Nursery provided for all services ~
Sunday Service Times Wednesday Nights
9:30 a.m. Sunday School Teen Discipleship 4:30 p.m.
10:35 a.m. Worship Supper 5:30 p.m.
4:30 p.m. Life University Awana 6:20 p.m.
6:00 p.m. Evening Service Cross-Eyed Teen Ministry 6:30 p.m.
Single Young Adult Ministries 6:30 p.m.
Adult Bible Study and Prayer 7:00 p.m.
Section A, Page Seven
tory Museum in Archer. The event
will be catered by O's'So Sweet of
Williston. The museum is located
within the historic 1890 Archer City
Hall, and dedicated to the sailors,
soldiers and airmen who served and
defended our great country.
If you have any questions or need
directions, please call Billie Cooper
at 352-493-9368 or Dot Halvorsen at
LCCC Board meeting
The Planned Gifts Board of the
Lake City Community College Foun-
dation will meet February 23, 2010,
at noon in the Lake City Community
College Foundation Board Room,
downtown Lake City. For more infor-
mation contact Mike Lee, executive
director of the LCCC foundation at
754-4392 or 754-4433.
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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2010:
School Superintendent thanks
road department for s
The Gilchrist County School Su- their time of need.
perintendent submitted a letter to the Superintendent Thomas wrote to
Gilchrist County Road Superinten- Mr. Cannon:
dent thanking him for assisting the It is with great pride that I write
School District Transportation de- this letter of commendation. I have
apartment. Gilchrist County Admin- been contacted regarding your efforts
istrator Ron McQueen advised the with our Operations Department and
County Commission of the letter of would like to share some of those
commendation thanking Mr. Cannon comments with you:
for assisting the School District in ... How much ... assist in help-
The Gainesville Warrior Girls Fast-
pitch Softball Organization will be
holding tryouts for the spring/sum-
mer 2010 season.
Tryouts will be for the 16 and un-
der travel ball team and will be held
at the Water Works Field just North
of Alachua on Highway 441 on Janu-
ary 31 and February 7 at 2:00 p.m.
.Please contact Coach Andrew
Strickland at (352) 494-7562 or
Coach Billy Shiskin at (352) 258-
8789 for additional information. -
When news happens, call
the Journal at 463-7135.
Local Census job
The Census Bureau has set up local
application and testing sites across
Levy County for people to apply for.
its well paying jobs.
These temporary positions are to
begin in March, and substantial mile-
age reimbursement is included.
The application dates and times
vary, with both day, evening and
weekend times now available.
Locations are in Bronson, Cedar
Key, Chiefland, Fanning Springs, In-
glis, Otter Creek, Williston, and Yan-
You must call the Census Bureau's
toll-free number to register for one of
the sites. The toll-free number is 1-
Continue reading your local news-
paper for more information on the.
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ing to assure that our Operations De-
partment can meet the needs of our
students ... Mr. Cannon and his staff
are always willing to help in anyway
that they can whether it is trimming
limbs, grading roads, repairing turn-
arounds, grinding limbs on a campus
or lending a helping hand . even
dispatched a road grader to pull out
a stuck school bus on US 129 which
saved the district the cost of a wrecker
truck and a lot of down time... while
on the scene. Mr. Cannon ensured the
safety of our students by directing
traffic while the students transferred
from one bus to another... as you
can tell. Mr. Cannon is a team player
who is willing to do whatever it takes
to get the job done for the citizens
and students of Gilchrist County ...
It is an honor for Gilchrist County
Schools to work with people who
possess the ability and dedication of
helping their community as well as
you do. Thank you for "a job well
Don Thomas, Superintendent
The Gilchrist County Commission
also thanked Supervisor Cannon for
doing a good job in his position as
Continued from page 1
tion of allegations of labor law viola-
tion, the'discussion need go no further
in the Monday afternoon meeting.
"I am glad I resigned last Monday;
Mr. McQueen only cares about him-
self," Fischer stated.
Commissioner Sharon Langford
said she was in favor of giving Fisch-
er the sick leave and vacation time
that she has left on the books with
The board decided to refer this in-
cident to their attorney to review the
matter and make a recommendation
back to the board in the February 15
Fischer asked the board why she
should have to wait a month to re-
ceive her last check from Gilchrist
County. She also told the commis-
sioners that she has her information;
and if she does not agree with the
outcome from Gilchrist County, she
was prepared to seek an attorney to
McPherson told the board that this
incident involving a former employee
would be investigated and a recom-
mendation will be made to Gilchrist
County before the February 15 meet-
8K Run will
By Carrie A. Mizell
Pine Grove Baptist Church will
hold a Greenway Trail Run on Satur-
day, Feb. 20, at 9 a.m. to raise money
to send missionaries to Belize this
Men, women, and children of any
skill level are encouraged to meet at
the Train Depot in Trenton and take
part in the Ist Annual run, which will
directly support the people of Belize.
The fundraiser will consist of an 8K,
or five-mile run, or a two-mile walk.
There will be water stations set up
along the course.
According to Jared Douglas, colle-
giate minister at Pine Grove Baptist
Church (PGBC), missionaries from
,the church plan to travel to Belize on
June 18 to assist a native family in
a much needed construction project.
The project could consist of adding
a bathroom with running water, re-
placing a roof, or pouring a concrete
In addition to the construction proj-
ect, missionaries from PGBC will
also minister to children in a govern-
ment-run orphanage, lead Vacation
Bible School, teach an adult Bible
study and hold a mini-sports camp
for the children of Belize.
"We are looking for sponsors and/
or runners to help us raise the money
to provide these services and to pur-
chase materials," Douglas said.
For more information, or to regis-
ter for the run, visit www.pgbc8krun.
weebly.com or call the church office
at (352) 463-2151.
Did you know?
The United States Department of
Agriculture (USDA) recently named
Cedar Key "Florida's Rural Commu-
nity of the Year."
ALERT team tackles
While in Gilchrist County last week, members of the ALERT team
cleaned up numerous homes in Trenton including this dilapidated
home, which was located at 506 NW Ninth Street in Trenton.
"NEED A FENCE OF ANY KIND
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Section B, Page One .
Health students pass CNA exam
Bell High School's students who passed the Florida State Certified
Nursing Assistant's exam are shown left to right-, Sarah Nesmith,
Jessica Smith, Andi Jones, Alyssa Branning, Courtney Tyre, Sabrina
McCall, and Chelsey Proctor. Not pictured Chelsea Meeyer.
On January 13, 2010, eight students from Bell High School's Health Acad-
emy took the Florida State Certified Nursing Assistant's exam. All eight stu-
dents passed the written and skills portion of the exam. This is the first time
Bell High School students have passed with a 100 percent pass rate. Con-
gratulations to the following students for all of your hard work!
NOTICE OF A FINDING OF NO
The USDA, Rural Utilities Service has received an application for financial
assistance from the City of Fanning Springs. The proposal consists of:
1- Constructing a 99,000 gallon-per-day wastewater treatment facility. The
facility will utilize an activated sludge process for wastewater treatment. Land
application will be the selected method for biosolids disposal with aerobic
digestion as the selected method for sludge stabilization.
2- Constructing a,wastewater collection system consisting of approx.
16,000 feet of gravity sewers; 22,000 feet of force mains, 7 grinder stations, 4
lift stations; one master pump station; and misc. items. The work included will
take place along US 19/80; SR 26; and within the Suwannee River Springs area
located in Fanning Springs, Florida.
As required by the National Environmental Policy Act aid agency regula-
tions, the Rural Utilities Service prepared an Environmental Assessment of the
proposal that assessed the potential environmental effects of the proposal and
the effect the proposal may have on historic properties. The Environmental
Assessment was published on November 10, 2009 for a 30-day public comment
period. Following the publication of the Environmental Assessment, the agency
received three (3).comments which raised specific environmental concerns with
the proposed project. These comments and the responses to them were:
Comment 1: The proposed project would encourage sprawl development in
Response 1: The project would create the City's first centralized wastewa-
ter collection and treatment system, which can be considered a tool for smart
growth and will promote environmental protection and improvement to quality
of life of the population of the service area.
Comment 2: The proposed project would not address the nitrate problem
and would degrade quality of groundwater by generating an effluent with
50ppm of nitrates
Response 2: The proposed treatment facility would generate a treated
effluent with maximum concentration of 10 ppm of total nitrogen and will
provide a better treatment than what is currently provided, hence improving the
quality of groundwater in the area.
Comment 3: Were there any other steps the City could consider to abate
failing septic systems/nitrate loading such as more stringent ordinances and
Response 3: More ordinances requiring routine inspection of septic tanks,
more stringent agriculture best management practices, and new zoning that
increase the size of minimum residential lots would create more economic
hardship to the community and would affect affordability of housing in the area.
Upon consideration of the applicant's proposal, federal and state environmen-
tal regulatory and natural resource agencies, Division of Historical Resources,
and public input, the agency has determined that the proposal will not have a
significant effect on the human environment and for which an Environment
Impact Statement will not be prepared. The basis of this determination is that
no significant impacts of the proposal are anticipated. No mitigation measures
will be needed for this proposal
Copies of the Environmental Assessment can be reviewed or obtained at:
USDA RURAL DEVELOPMENT
2441 NE 3rd Street, Suite 204-1
Ocala, FL 34470
For further information, please contact R. C. Quainton II at (352) 732-9796,'
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Teachers were honored at a tea party in celebration of Literacy Week at
Bell Elementary School.
celebrates Literacy Week
By Ashley Jones
Celebrate Literacy Week is held
every year across the state of Florida.
This year, BES outdid itself with a
week full of festivities. Each activity
was geared towards promoting litera-
cy to the students.
The week started with Drop Ev-
On Buddy Reading Day, the older students read to the younger stu-
dents on blankets around the campus of Bell Elementary School.
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erything and Read (DEAR). This is
when teachers take time out of the
day to do just what it sounds like:
Drop whatever they are doing and let
the students read. Monday was also
"Crazy Hair and Sock Day" which is
always fun around campus
Tuesday brought possibly the most
exciting event of the week... a visit
from a real, live author!
Michael Stems, Tampa native and
author of Kokopelli and the But-
terfly, entertained the students with
an animated "one man play" of
his self-published book. The book
tells the story of a Native American
named Kokopelli and promotes tol-
erance, environmental stewardship
and friendship. Along with the book,
Stems shared his message of always
following your dreams with his story
of writing and ultimately self-pub-
lishing his book.
Wednesday brought a book swap
where students brought gently used
books from home to trade for another
one. This gives students the chance
to read new stories without having to
pay for new books. After school, the
teachers were invited to a tea party
where they enjoyed fellowship and
Thursday was dress like your fa-
vorite book character and Friday'
was "Buddy Reading Day." Buddy
reading pairs different grade levels
so that older students can read sto-
ries to younger ones..The students
then take Accelerated Reader tests on
their books. The children loved this
activity both because it gave them a
chance to read and visit ivith other
students and it was a chance to enjoy
the beautiful weather as they read on
blankets outside around campus.
All in all, Celebrate Literacy week
was a huge success at BES.
A big thanks goes to Gina Geiger,
reading 9oach, for organizing the
The students and faculty got a re-
newed appreciation for reading and
the wonderful journeys that are held
BHS Classes of
1942 to 1948
The Bell High School Classes of
1942-1948 will have their class re-
union on Saturday, February 20 at the
Lighthouse Restaurant in Fanning
Springs rom 1 to 4 p.m.
For more information, please call
Clyde Townsend at 386-935-1065.
THS to host
Trenton and Bell High baseball
teams will open their season at the
2nd Annual Pre-Season Classic held
at THS Baseball Field starting Feb-
ruary 11. Newberry, Perry (Taylor
County) and St. Francis High Schools
will also participate. Bell will play
Newberry on February 12 at 4 p.m.
and Trenton will host Perry at 7 p.m.
On Saturday, February 13, Bell will
play Trenton at 7 p.m. There will be
plenty of concession food and drinks.
Please come out and support the Bell
and Trenton baseball teams.
The Tiger Band Booster Meeting
is planned for February 9, 2010, at
6:30 p.m. at the Tiger Band Room.
Come prepared to help our chil-
Tiger Band Booster Cookbooks
are now available for sale for $12.
See any band student for details.
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TMS ladies complete 2009-2010 basketball season
The 7th graders from. left to right are Taylor Rogers, Kylie Johnson,
Dana Beam, and Adrienne Mathis.
The TMS lady basketball team and Coach Cora Lord
The 8th graders from left to right are Khalil Kearson, T'Keyha Powell,
Nicole Langford, Quitney Kincaid, Janie.Beckelheimer, Ashleigh Keef
and Jazmin Sanders.
"Evening of the Arts"
Tickets on Sale
lo n us for \ NOW!
SA Mardi Gras Night
Switch Musical performances by
Bell Band Students
and a presentation of
e Mardi Gras Mask"
Friday, February 5th @ 6:30 PM
at the Bel Elementary Ccifetorium ,
provided by Simply Delightful, Inc. lutie Thomas, Owner/Caterer
Advance Ticket Iurchase
Adults $10.00, Children (under 12) $5.00
Purchase your Advance Tickets from any Bell Band
Student, order by mail, or call (386) 935-o026.
(Mail order tickets will be available the night of the performance)
Tickets at the door: Adults $12.00, Children (under 12) $6.00
Trenton Lady Tigers Middle School
basketball team recently completed
their 2009-2010 season. Their record
for the year was eight wins and two
losses with each player getting into
the various games. The team was
led by eighth grader, Khalil Kear-
son, who played middle guard and
snagged an average of six steals per
game and eighteen points per game.
Eighth grader, T'keyha Powell,: had
her most productive game in the fi-
nal game -against Oak Hall scoring
thirteen points for the Tigers. Other
returning eighth graders were Janie
Beckelheimer who became more ag-
gressive as the season progressed;
Quitney Kincaid, starting forward;
Nicole Langford, who worked the
mid-court trap well; Ashleigh Keef
who played forward;' and Jazmin
Sanders, a first year player.
First year player Adrienne Mathis
controlled the boards with her re-
bounding and was the second leading
scorer. Other seventh grade players
include Dana Beam, Kylie Johnson,
and Taylor Rogers who all played as
Three of four sixth graders played
the forward positions. Shelby Sauls,
Dawn Cameron, and Kylee Swilley
The 6th graders from left to right are Faith Heath, Shelby Sauls, Dawn
Cameron and Kylee Swilley.
contributed some rebounding and erton, and Jordan Elmore statisti-
points. Faith Heath, the other sixth cians. Keeping the scorebook at each
grader, played a couple of guard po- game was Beverly Landingham, and
sitions. Gregg Landingham kept the clock for
This team averaged scoring twen-, the team which was also greatly ap-
ty-nine points per game playing six preciated.
Minute quarters while their com-
petition Lake City, Chiefland, Ruth
Raines, Bell, and Oak Hall averaged
twenty-one points per game. Coach
Cora Lord also appreciated thoseFebruary is
other girls who were dedicated to
coming to practices and helping at D E N TA
games: Sheila McNally, alternate;
Karina Turner,, manager; Susan How-
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Sign-Ups & Skills February 5 5:30-8 pm
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Section B, Page Two'
Shelves of Bell
A tea will be held at the library on
February 14, 2010, from 2:00 p.m. to
4:00 p.m. to honor Mrs. Iris Roberts.
The community is invited. Mark your
calendar and come and help honor
this special lady for her services to
this town, community and county.
I understand the guitar lessons
are going well here at the library on
Thursday nights. It seems adults as
well as youngsters are interested in
Remember, there are always books
for sale;,andjigsaws puzzles are also
Chiefland FFA to hold
Anyone who can make chili is en-
couraged to take part in Chiefland
FFA's 1st Annual Homemade Chili
Cook-off, which will be held on Fri-
day, February 12 from 5 p.m. to 6
,A fundraiser for the Chiefland ag.
program, the chili cook-off will be
held at the Chiefland High School
Cafeteria. Each entry must submit a
minimum of one gallon of chili, so
that everyone can have a taste.
Cost is $10 per entry, which in-
cludes dinner. The public is invited to
attend the cook-off and sample some
of the best chili in the area. Tickets
are $5 at the door.
A panel of three judges will deter-
mine the official winners in the fol-
lowing classes: spiciest/hottest, most
original and best overall.
A cake auction will be held after
the chili judging.
For more information, call (352)
SPction B- Paoge Three
Deanna Ramsay and Joel Ramsay to
Billy D. Wilkerson and Ruth F. Wilk-
erson, warranty deed, $15,000.00,
SLot 101 Waccasassa Campsites Unit
1, on 1/11/2010.
Shawna Maria Branning and Unit-
ed States Bankruptcy to Robert M.
Reichenbach, bankruptcy trustee's
deed of real estate, $5,000.00, Lot
34 Block B Coleman Andrews, on
SWells Fargo Bank, Gerald Kelsoe,
Joseph W. Gilliam Clerk of Court,
Gilchrist County Circuit'Court to
Bank of New York Mellon f/k/a Bank
of New York Trustee, CWHEQ Inc.,
Home Equity LoanAsset Backed Cer-
tificate Series 2007 SI, and Wells Far-
go Bank, amended certificate of title,
$10.00, Lot 5 Block 6 Spring Ridge
Subdivision Unit 2, on 1/12/2010.
Anne M.. Forrest f/k/a Anne M.
Forrest to Anne M. Forrest, quit claim
deed, $10.00, on 1/13/2010.
Ameris Bank to William T. Holder,
special warranty deed, $49,000.00,
Lot 33 Pines Estates, on 1/13/2010.
Jeffery G. Gavan to Paul E. Mor-
gan, deed in lieu of foreclosure,
Jon R. Gray and Janice K. Gray to
Wayne Patrick and Belinda Patrick,
warranty deed, $44,000.00, Lot 4
SNorth Woods, on 1/13/2010.
Raymond D. Hutchinson to Tra-
vis G. Law, Linda Carmen Law, and
Margie M. Collins, warranty deed,
$315,000.00, on 1/14/2010.
Clarence Leslie Ammons and Ra-
chel Valeria Ammons to Clarence
On February 12, 1995, the woi
a "good man; my father (Dad),
Washington. He was born on Ju
S 1915, to the late William and I
Washington, Tallahassee, FL. Dad
man of impeccable character
humility.He married Veda Eula
Washington, also from Tallahass
July 17, 1937. Together they
children, of which I'm the oldest.
ii Dad began working at age 16,
Atlantic Coast Line (ACL) Rr
.Road, )in Tallahassee. When the
closed the spur that he worked
was "laid off.". The Foreman, Mr.
Swas transferred to Cross City. H
when I get an opening, I will send
in 1940. Sometime later, Mr. Adel
again, he told dad: "Rufus, don'
will send for you." He did. We
Adell was a, Christiaih Gentlema
spent most of my adult life mar
persuaded that Mr. Adell appre
ethics and integrity. Moreover
convinced that in both cases, Mr.
for him. Mr. Adell retired in the la
home state, Georgia. In 1951 Da
service. He would go on to work
44.5 years of service. What a rema
breaking" work that a "Trackman'
Today, the work is done with mec
hard and difficult. More often tha
of a belligerent and irascible fo:
authority to summarily dischar
The fear of being fired, and "blI
mind. Even so, he believed that
loyalty would sustain him, and ii
Testament, Dad was a "good man,
I admired and respected Dad nm
Not because he was my father
example he was for me, and othei
or no formal education (8th grade
sense, and the ability to get along
Finally, it pains me, even today
for the sake of his family. Yet, he 1
making excuses. I'm convinced t
journey in this life, he was center
best; to be a faithful Christian,
Dad, rest assured, that from my va
stations. I hope I'm half the man th
Rufus J. Washington
Captain, USMC (Retired)
Memphis, TN 38125
308 N. Main Street
Monday, Wednesday, Friday
8:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m.
GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL
THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2010
Gilchrist County Land Transactions .I .w I
Valley Precast, Corp
2504 (352) 493-4055
d was a "
had 4 e
e told Dad: "Rufus, don't worry,
for you." We moved to Cross City
1 was transferred to Trenton. Once
t worry, when I get an opening, I
relocated to Trenton in 1943. Mr.
n, of Southern Heritage. Having
aging assets and personnel, I'm
cited, and respected Dad's work
er, considering the times, I'm
Adell probably created an opening
te 1940s, and relocated back to his
d was commended for 20 years of
another 24.5 years for a Total of
rkable feat considering the "back-
" was required to do in those days.
hanical machinery. The work was
n not, he was under the oversight
remain, who had the power, and
ge a "hand;" at will, without
ackballed" was ever present in his
faith in GOD, hard work and
t did. Like Barnabas of the New
, and he had no vice."
ore than any man I've ever known;
, but rather, for the exemplary
rs in the community. He had little
), but was endowed with common
, when I think of what he endured
bore it all, without complaining or
hat as he came to the end of his
It, knowing he had tried to do his
husband, father and grandfather.
ntage point, you exceeded expec-
at you were.
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Monday through Friday 2:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
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Leslie Ammons Co-Trustee, Rachel
Valeria Ammons Co-Trustee, and
Ammons Family Revocable Trust,
statutory warranty deed, $10.00, Lot
8 Sugar Hill, on 1/14/2010.
Janice C. Smithey f/k/a Janice C.
McCoy to Larry P. McCoy, quit claim
deed, $10.00, on 1/15/2010.
Larry P. McCoy to Larry P. McCoy
and Teddie Hamilton-McCoy, quit
claim deed, $10.00, Lot 26 Anderson
Section, on 1/15/2010.
Frank Picariello to Jessica Ja-
cobs, quit claim deed, $10.00, on
Safe and Sound Building Systems
Inc. to Wade Custom Homes Inc.,
corporate warranty deed, $10.00, Lot
49 Riverwalk of Fanning Springs
Phase 3, on 1/19/2010.
Genell L. Coullias-Campbell
to Joann B. Campbell and J.G.
Campbell, warranty deed, $0, on
Franklin D. Weeks, Jr. to Thomas
W. Gaughan and Sharon P. Gaughan,
general warranty deed, $25,000.00,
Lots 1, 2, 52, and 53 Block B An-
drews Coleman, on 1/20/2010.
Doris Adele Waddell Estate and
Amy Waddell to Amy Waddell, per-
sonal representative's release and
certificate of distribution of real
property, $10.00, on 1/20/2010.
HSBC Bank USA Trustee, Renais-
sance Home Equity Loan Trust, and
Joseph W. Gilliam Gilchrist County
Clerk of Court to Heidi Francway,
James Francway, and the Sunstate
GILCHRIST COUNTY ANIMAL SHELTER
S 3 cheers for Bounty.. Bounty is my
S name and loving you is my game.
Come get me out, say what!
Come get me out, say what!
K I am a rottie-mix that doesn't
have a mean bone in my body.
I would love to cheer you
and your kids on.
We have found your dog!!
Please come claim them at the Gilchrist Animal Sheleter.
1) Chocolate lab 2) Lab/Pitt Mix- Brown with white, older dog
3) Beagle- Black and tan 4) Pitt mix puppy- Brindle
Please call to give more specific details to correctly identify.
We want you to get your dog back.
For more information, please contact Lindsay Smith at 352-538-7280.
Federal Credit Union, certificate of
title, $10.00, on 1/21/2010.
Winfred W. Welch and Janice Wil-
liams Welch to Winfred W. Welch
Trustee, Janice Williams Welch
Trustee, and the Welch Family Revo-
cable Trust, statutory warranty deed,
$10.00, on 1/21/2010.
Lovator W. McRae, Charles Mc.
Rae, and Xingyin McRae to En-
trust Freedom LLC, warranty deed,
$149,000.00, on 1/21/2010.
Woodrow Horace Quincey a/k/a
Horace Quincey, Elizabeth Wheeler
Quincey, a/k/a Elizabeth W. Quincey,
Woodrow Horace Quincey Trustee,
Elizabeth Wheeler Quincey Trustee,
Woodrow Horace Quincey Trust, and
Elizabeth Wheeler Quincey Trust to
Curtis L. Morgan, warranty deed,
$60,000.00, on 1/22/2010.
Heather N. Morgan f/k/a Heather
N. Pleiman to Jacob C. Pleiman, quit
claim deed, $10.00, on 1/25/2010.
Bonnie Dale Witt to Bonnie Dale
Witt and Hansel Dale McGlynn, war-
ranty deed, $10.00, Lots 23, 24, 25,
26, and 27, Block L. South Trenton,
Lavoy G. Newton and Geraldine
Newton to James A. Phillips, Sr.,
Warranty deed, $10.00, Lot 33 Block
B Andrews Coleman, on 1/25/2010.
. Paul A. Norris and Bernice Nor-.
ris a/k/a Bernice Ellison to Eric Lee
Jones, quit claim deed, $10.00, Lots
1 and 2 Block 11 Wade and Bell Ad-
dition, on 1/26/10.
Doppler Dave Inc. to GFY Proper-
ties, Inc., quit claim deed, $3,400.00,
Angela Dawn Morris to Christy
Dawn Glass, quit claim deed, $10.00,
Oak Walk LLC to Tree Corpora-
tion of America, Inc., warranty deed,
$150,000.00, on 1/27/10.
Will Gray May, Sr. and Betty S.
May to Will Gray May, Jr., warranty
deed, $10.00, on 1/27/10.
Will Gray May, Sr. and Betty S.
May to Donald Eugene May, war-
ranty deed, $10.00, on 1/27/10.
Broward Putnal, Howard K. Put-
nal, Janell P. Klesius, Joyuce K.
Crutchfield, Drummond A. Drew,
and Kelly A. Basket to Jimmie Shep-
herd and Nina Shepherd, warranty
deed, $265,000.00, on 1/28/10.
James W. Hatch to David M. Scott
and Linda J. Scott, warranty deed,
$46,050.00, Part of Lot 7 Block 22
Trenton Original Survey, on 1/28/10.
William D. Rose to Gina L. Saun-
ders Co-Trustee, Scarlett E. Mer-
ckel Co-Trustee, Misty R. Welsh
Co-Trustee, and the Jeanette T. Cain
Trust, quit claim deed, $10.00, Lot
6 Cain Mill Woods Subdivision, on
John B. Mellen, Jr. to John B. Mel-
len, Jr. Trustee, Judy A. McVey Trust-
ee, and John B. Mellen, Jr. Trust, quit
claim deed, $10.00, Lot 1 Replat of
Lots 27 and 28 Gil Crest Farm, on
Southeastern Funding Partners
LLLP to Edward M. Stanga, warranty
deed, $10.00, Lots 3 and 4 Suwannee
River Estates South,'on 1/29/10.
Edward M. Stanga to Adam W.
Weise, warranty deed, $13,099.94,
Lots 3 and 4 Suwannee River Estates
South, on 1/29/10.
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Christmas Angel Program
Staff from all departments of Landaster Correctional Institution
proudly participated, for the 6th. consecutive year, in the Guard-
ian Foundation, Inc., Christmas Angel Program. These gifts were
distributed among children in Gilchrist and Levy counties who are
sponsored by the Guardian ad Litem Program. The children range
in age from 2 years to 17 years old. Pictured above represent-
ing their department is: Suprenna Rushing, Recruitment Officer,
Lynda Greene, Food Service, Craig Ruede, Food Service Director,
Steven Dean, IG Office, Dana Lamb, Classification, Rachael Hill,
Security, Annette Rolling, Assistant Warden, Greg Arline, Assis-
tant Warden, Valerie Skurka, Academic Teacher, Jimmy Hill, Aca-
demic Teacher, Napolean Dubois, Colonel Main Unit, Joe Locke,
IT, Kevin Bailey, Security, William Malloy, Major Work Camp,
and Tracy Sanders, Security.
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Mrs. Leona M.
Mrs. LeonaM. Brown, 97, passel
away peacefully January 26, 2010,
with her daughter and hrer Cross
City Rehab Facility family at. her
side. Mrs. Brown was bor in Bur-
lington, Vermont and lived most of
her life in Miami and Orlando. She
was:a retiree of Burdines Depart-
nient Stores. She enjoyed reading,
beading and crocheting.
She was preceded in death by her
husband, Nathan Brown.
Mrs. Brown is survived by her
daughter, Judy Wallace of Old
Town; two sons, Ralph Brown of
Orlando 'nd Walter Barron of Burl-
ington, Vermont; 12 grandchildren;
and seven great-grandchildren.
Arrangements were placed under
A. A i T>i F l1
he careU oUl J
Home in Crosi
of Old Town,
Lord on Wed
1919 in Rolla,
to Dixie Coun
a loving wife,
er, and friend.
She was pr
her mother ai
ter, Horace, L
her sisters, T
Nellie and Stel
She is survi
cobs, Diane (B
Ed (Stephanie) Downing, Amy-Beth
Heimberger, and Cindy Heimberger;
one great grandson, Austin James
SDowning; and two great-granddaugh-
ters Shannon Downing and Brooke
She also leaves behind her lov-
ing daughter-in-law, Etta Downing,
a host of friends, and her special
"chosen" family, Jerry (Susan) Jones,
Jennifer (Matthew) Ellison, Stacey
(Chris) .Marlo, and Jerry Jones, Jr.
who loved her deeply.
Graveside services were held at
McCrabb Cemetery on Saturday,
January 30, 2010.
Arrangements were placed under
the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral
Home in Cross City.
Mrs. Bertha Lee
kic Good ng uiunerai
C ity. Ellison,
Mrs.:Bertha Lee Ellison of Stein-
hatchee passed away at her home
Mar, O, Sunday, January 31, 20,10. She was
Mary O .95 . ,.. :.. ,. ., .
S.Mrs. Ellison was bor on Novem-
wring ber 10, 1914, at Bowlegs, a commu-
O. Downing. age 90, nity, that existed in the early 1900s
went to be with the located between Rocky Creek and
nesday, January 27, Horseshoe Beach, to Jimmy and Eliz-
was born April 10, abeth Valentine. She wis a home-
Missouri and moved maker, mother and an avid fisherman.
ty in 1968.- She was She was the owner of Ellison Fishery
mother, grandmoth- and a founding member of the Jena
She was a member Pentecostal Holiness Church.
aptist Church in Old Her husband. Qliver Ellison; a son,
Carl Ellison; three infants;'brothers,
receded in death by Mack and J.W. Valentine; sisters,.
Bry T. Downing; Gladys Valentine and Ruth Lee Phil-
nd father, John and lips, preceded her indeath.
>n; her brothers, Les- She is survived by sons, Edward
loyd and Virgil; and (Gainell) Ellisonof HorseshoeBeach,
'helma, Eliza, Lola, James Ellison, Arther (Wanda)..El-
la. lison, and Gary Bruce Ellison, all of
ved by her sons Da- Steinhatchee; daughters, Catherine
and Tom Downing; Hawkins of Steinhatchee, Lucille
Debbie (Sammy) Ja- Malloy of Richmond, Indiana, Violet
ill) Heimberger; her (Bobby) Kincaid of Trenton, Myrtle
Chandra (Danny) (George)Williams of Gainesville,
tal Jacobs, Jeff (Car- Judy (Robert) Durham of Perry, and
g, Shawn Downing,
Pamela (David) Cannon of Cross
City; sister, Rosa Lee Valentine; 35
grandchildren, 79 great grandchildren
and 18 great-great grandchildren.
Funeral services were held Tues-
day, February 2, 201Q, at the Jena
Pentecostal Holiness Church with
Rev. Carolyn Oglesby officiating.
Interment followed at Mt. Olive
Cemetery in-Jena. A visitation was
held Monday evening, February 1, at
Arrangements have been placed
under the care of the Rick Gooding
Funeral Home in Cross City.
Mr. Clyde Wdyne
Mr. Clyde Wayne McLeod; age 69,
of Bell, passed away on Wednesday,
January 27, 2010, at Shands 'at the
University of Florida. Mr. McLeod
was born on November 24, 1940, in
Centre, Alabama to Clyde McLeod
andEthel Prater McLeod. He moved
to Bell in 1976 from Clearwater. He
retired from Lancaster Correctional
Institute in June of 2005 as a Voca-
tional Teacher.. Wayne was an active
member of Bell Baptist Church and
was proud to have served in the U.S.
Army, He waa cattleman also. He.
had an ever present smile and never
ran out of hugs. He loved life and
being with his family and friends.
He is preceded in death by his par-
ents, Clyde aid Ethel McLeod.
He is survived by his loving wife
Imogene McLeod of Bell, two sons,
Mark (Janice) McLeod of Bell and
Scott (Melanie) McLeod of Elk Park,
North Carolina; sister, Betty White-
head of Concord. North Carolina;
five grandchildren, Chase Beckham.
Tyler Beckham, Jordan McLeod, all
of Bell. Hannah McLeod and Landon
McLeod, both of Elk Park, North
-Carolina; and a host of nieces and
Funeral services were held on Sat-
urday; January 30, '2010, at 10:00.:
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All people interested in participat-
ing in the Jennings Lake Cemetery
meeting, please, come to the meet-
ing on Saturday, February 6, 2010 at
6:00 p.m. at Akins Bar-B-Q and Grill
If anyone has something to discuss
with the cemetery group, please show
up and talk to the group about the is-
sue. One of the main things needed is
money to use in upkeep of the ceme-
tery. We are now paying $250.00 per
month for upkeep, mowing, etc. The
money we have invested is not mak-
ing enough money to take care of this
need. So we have to occasionally do
money making activities. Please con-
sider donating money to the group
from time to time. We hope to see
The Jennings Lake Board
FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF
GILCHRIST COUNTY HEALTH DEPARTMENT
Well Child & Newborn Care
School & Sports Physicals
Chronic & Acute Care
Maternity Care'By UF Dept. OB/GYN
School Health Services
Healthy Start Services
WIC Services (Baby Formula & Food Coupons)
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a.m. at Bell Baptist Church with
Pastor Paul Watson, Pastor Billy
Philman and Pastor Runt Robbins
Interment followed at Bell Cem-
etery. Visitation was held on Fri-
day, January 29, 2010, at Watson
If desired in lieu of flowers, dpo-
nations may be. made to the Bell
Baptist Church Building Fund, P.
O. Box 340, Bell, FL 32619.
Arrangements were .under 'the
care of Watson Funeral Home in
Ms. Nettie Clyde
Ms: Nettie Clyde Wilson, age
69, passed away January 30,2010,
at North Florida Regional Medical
Center in Gainesville.
Ms. Wilson moved here 10 years
ago from Albany; Georgia. She en-
* joyed fishing.
She is survived by her fiance,
SHarley' Reams of Old Town; her
sons. Vince Jozwiak of Palm Bay.
John Jozwiak of Titusville, Donnie
Collett of Worth County. Georgia-,
her daughter, Sheila Wilkinson of
Albany, Georgia; and her sister,
Hazel Layfield of Albany, Georgia;
six grandchildren; and one great-
Arrangements were placed under
the care of Rick Gooding Funeral
Home in Cross City.
t the North Florida Live- (321) 111.00-118.00 (113.80);
Son Wednesday, January 365-390 (382) 94.00-103.00
ere this week 381, last (96.87); 420-430 (427) 89.00-96.00
d last year 883. (93.70); 460-475 (468) 85.00-91.00
cows and bulls steady. (87.32); 510-535 (522) 83.00-89.00
rs and heifers steady. (85.05).
replacement cows firm. Feeder Heifers Medium and Large
:ent slaughter cows, 8 1-2: 355-370 (364) 90.00-98.00
ghter bulls, 35 percent (95.97); 570-590. (580) 83.00-85.00
s under 600 pounds, 3 (83.98); 605-645 (622) 77.00-81.00
,12 percent feeder heif- (79.32); 650-695 (667) 76.00-80.00
0 pounds, 8 percent over, (78.61); 730-745 (735) 73.00-75.00
t feeder and replacement (73.68).
Feeder Heifers Medium and Large
Cows Breaker 75-80 2-3: 320-340 (330) 85.00-89.00
5-1595 (1426) 44.00- (87.52); 355-385 (367) 85.00-89.00
8); 1605-1845 (1687) (86.64); 420-435 (423) 78.00-85.00
(49.45). (81.60); 560-590 (570) 76.00-80.00
Cows Boner 80-85 per- (77.38).
75 (1025) 46.00-50.50 Bred Cows Medium and Large
-985 (935) 39,00-43.00 1-2: 805-1075 (978) 49.00-73.00
7nt-1LL n- I. 1. j 1UO-n In
olaughner Dulls I.. :. 1IUJ-149-yj
(1384) 55.50-60.50 (58.28); 1500-
1895 (1651) 59.00-63.50 (61.23).
Feeder Steers and Bulls Medi-
um and Large 1-2: 215-240 (229)
125.00-135.00. (127:87); 255-295
(270) 115.00-130.00 (121.37); 305-
320 (312) 118.00-125.00 (120.62);
360-385 (368) 107.00-114.00
(110.63); 420-435 (427) 98.00-
110.009 (105.41); 460-480 (466)
93.00-99.00 (95.99); 600-635 (612)
Feeder Steers and Bulls Medi-
um and Large 2-3: 260-285 (269)
111.00-120.00 (113.50); 305-340
Levy County Genealogy
and History Society
The Levy County Genealogy and
History Society will meet on Sunday,
February 14, 2010 at 2:00 p.m. at the
Levy County Quilt Museum.
This month's speaker will be mem-
ber Myrtice Scarbarozi. She will
present a program on eligibility re-
quirements for the Florida Pioneer
All members are encouraged to.at-
tend and visitors are welcome.
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GILCHRIS T.T COU NTY JOU RNAL
Section B, Page Four
THURSDAY. FEBRUATARY 4.20101
TrUTTIZcnAx' 12DDTTADV 701f0
I IUKX-sl11 ILDKI AKI 4, 1-1 u A
GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL
Section B, Page Five
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT (
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCI
AND FOR GILCHRIST CO
CASE NO. 21-2009-
a Florida Banking Corporation,
WILL W. MITCHELL a/k/a
WILL MITCHELL, a single per
NOTICE OF SALE PURSUE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIV
pursuant to Summary Final Jud
Foreclosure dated the 12th day of
2010 in Case Number 21-2009-
of the Circuit Court of the Eig
cial Circuit in and for Gilchrisi
Florida, in which DRUMMON
MUNITY BANK, a Florida
corporation, is the Plaintiff and
MITCHELL a/k/a WILL MITC
single person, is the Defendant, I
to the highest and best bidder fo
the South door of the Gilchris
Courthouse, Trenton, Gilchrist
11:00 A.M. on the 15th day of
2010, the following described
set forth in the Order of Final J
Lot 2, Spanish Trace, accordii
Plat thereof, as recorded in Plat
Pages 31-32, of the Public Re
Levy County, Florida.
The North 1/2 of the Southeast
SNortheast 1/4 of the Northeast
Southeast 1/4 of Section 32, To
South,-Range 15 East, Gilchris
Florida. TOGETHER WIT
Admiral Doublewide Mobile
DATED this 12th day of Janua
JOSEPH W. G
Clerk of t
Sheree H. Lancaster, PA.
109 E. Wade Street
Trenton, FL 32693
Pub. January 28 and February 4,
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT C
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCI
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
OF THE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
UIT, IN, ant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure
UNTY, dated the 19th day of January. 2010,
and entered in Case No. 21-2009-CA-
CA-0110 000122, of the Circuit Court of the 8TH
BANK, Judicial Circuit in and for Gilchrist
County, Florida, wherein NATIONSTAR
MORTGAGE, LLC is the Plaintiff and
SHAWN M. TAYLOR; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF SHAWN M. TAYLOR;
son, UNKNOWN TENANT (S); JOHN DOE;
JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN TENANT
(S) IN POSSESSION OF THE SUB-
kNT TO JECT PROPERTY are defendants. I will
sell to the highest and best bidder for cash
IEN that at the SOUTH DOOR OF THE COURT-
gment of HOUSE at. the Gilchrist County Court-
f January, house in Trenton, Florida, at 11:00 a.m.
CA-0110 on the 22nd day of February. 2010, the
hth Judi- following described property as set forth
t County, in said Final Judgment, to wit:
D COM- LOT 12 AND THE WEST 45 FEET
banking OF LOT 11, BLOCK 9, SUN N
WILL. FUN SUBDIVISION UNIT 2, IN
HELL, a ACCORDANCE WITH PLAT
[will sell THEREOF FILED IN PLAT BOOK
Dr cash at 1, PAGE 47, PUBLIC RECORDS OF
t County GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA.
County at ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN
February, INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM
property 'THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN,
Judgment THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE
DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST
FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS
ng to the AFTER THE SALE.
t Book 7, In accordance with the Americans-
ecords of with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA),
disabled persons who, because of their
disabilities, need special accommodation
1/4 of the to participate in this proceeding should
1/4 of the contact the ADA Coordinator at 112 S.
wnship 7 MAIN STREET, TRENTON, FL 32693
tCounty, or Telephone (352) 463-2345 not later
'H 1998 than five business days prior to such
OA & Dated this 19th day of January. 2010.
ry, 2010. Clerk Of The Circuit Court
he Court By: L. Ayers
(SEAL) Deputy Clerk
L. Ayers Law Office of Marshall C. Watson
uty Clerk 1800 NW 49th Street, Suite 120
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
Telephone: (954) 453-0365
Facsimile: (954) 771-6052
Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438
2010 Pub. January 28, 2010 and February 4,
IT, IN NOTICE OF INTENT TO AMEND
AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, EXISTING RULE
FLORIDA Notice is hereby given that The School
CASE NO. 21-2009-CA-0017 Board of Gilchrist County, Florida in-
AMERIS BANK, tends to amend an existing rule regarding:
PLAINTIFF, Policy #6.051 "Admission to Pre-Kinder-
vs. garten Early Intervention Programs."
BIVENS PROPERTIES, INC.,et al Copies of the proposed amended rule
'DEFENDANT(S). are available for inspection and copying
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE by the public at the Superintendent's of-
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur- fice, 310 NW 11th Avenue, Trenton, Flor-
suant to a Summary Final. Judgment of ida. Copies of all or any of the rules may
Foreclosure entered herein, I will sell to be purchased at the cost of reproduction
the highest and best bidder for cash at which is estimated at $.25 per page.
11:00 a..m. in front of the South doors This revisioii'of the existing rule. will
of the Gilchrist County Courthouse, 112 not have any adverse economic impact on
Souih Main Street, Trenton, FL, on the any person..
22d day of February. 2010, the follow- Specific authority for this amended and-
ing described property: adopted rule are Florida Statutes 1001.41,
LOT 129, WACCASASSA CAMP- 1001.36, 1001.43, 1003.21.
SITES, UNIT ONE, A SUBDIVISION A public hearing will be held on the
AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, proposed amended and adopted rule at
PAGES 37-39 OF THE PUBLIC RE- 11:00 A.M. on March 2, 2010, at the
CORDS OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, School Board Meeting at the Gilchrist
FLORIDA. County School Board meeting room at
WITNESS MY HAND and the seal of 310 NW llth Avenue, Trenton, Florida
this Court on January 19, 2010. 32693.
**AMERICANS WITH All interested persons are advised that
DISABILITIES ACT (ADA) NOTICE, any person desiring to appeal any deci-
INDIVIDUALS WITH DISABILI- sion made by the board-as to any matter
TIES NEEDING A REASONABLE AC- considered at said hearing, will need to
COMMODATION TO PARTICIPATE ensure that a verbatim record is made of
IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD the proceeding, which record must in-
CONTACT THE COURT ADMINIS- clude all of the testimony and evidence
TRATORS OFFICE, AS SOON AS POS- presented.
SIBLE, TELEPHONE: 352-463-3170; /s/Don Thomas
OR; IF HEARING IMPAIRED, 1-800-. DON THOMAS as
995-8771 (TTD); OR 1-800-955-8770 Superintendent and
(V), VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE. Secretary of the Board
Clerk of the Circuit Court Pub. January 28, 2010 and February 4,
By: L. Ayers
Dale G. Westling, Sr., Esquire IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
331 East Union Street THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
Jacksonville, Florida 32202 AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY,
Telephone: 904/356-2341 FLORIDA
Pub. January 28, 2010 and February 4, CIVIL DIVISION
2010 rA O rn 21_ innoAnnmA0011
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE 8TH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN
AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY,
CASE NO. 21-2009-CA-000122
NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE, LLC,
SHAWN M. TAYLOR; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF SHAWN M. TAYLOR;
UNKNOWN TENANT (S); IN
POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
BANK OF AMERICA, N.A.,
MIGUEL J. CONCEPCION; THE RIV-
ERWALK OF FANNING SPRINGS
OWNERSHIP ASSOCIATION, INC. A/
K/A THE RIVERWALK AT FANNING
SPRINGS OWNERSHIP ASSOCIA-
TION, INC.; UNKNOWN TENANTS)
\IN POSSESSION OF THE SUBJECT
NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur-
CHASE HOME FINANCE LLC,
KELLY RACHELLE MYERS, et al, .
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu-
ant to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure
Sale dated January 26. 2010 and entered
in Case NO. 21-2009-CA_000061 of the
Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial
Circuit in and for GILCHRIST County,
Florida wherein CHASE HOME FI-
NANCE LLC, is the Plaintiff and KEL-
LY RACHELLE MYERS; FLORIDA
CREDIT UNION; are the Defendants,
I will well to the highest and best bid-
der for cash at SOUTH DOOR OF THE
GILCHRIST COUNTY COURTHOUSE
suant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure
dated the 19th day of January, 2010,
and entered in Case No. 21-2009-CA-
000101, of the Circuit Court of the 8TH
Judicial Circuit in and for Gilchrist Coun-
ty, Florida, wherein BANK OF AMER-
ICA, N.A. is the Plaintiff and MIGUEL
J. CONCEPCION; THE RIVERWALK
OF FANNING SPRINGS OWNER-
SHIP ASSOCIATION, INC. A/K/A THE
RIVERWALK AT FANNING SPRINGS
OWNERSHIP ASSOCIATION, INC.;
UNKNOWN TENANTSS; JOHN
DOE; JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN
TENANTS) IN POSSESSION OF THE
SUBJECT PROPERTY are defendants.
I will sell to the highest and best bidder
for cash at the SOUTH DOOR OF THE
COURTHOUSE at the Gilchrist County
Courthouse in Trenton, Florida, at 11:00
a.m. on the 22nd day of February, 2010,
the following described property as set
forth in said Final Judgment, to wit:
LOT 21, THE RIVERWALK OF
FANNING SPRINGS-PHASE 3, A
SUBDIVISION AS RECORDED
IN PLAT BOOK 4, PAGES 31-33
OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF
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 19th day of January, 2010.
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: L. Ayers
Law Office of Marshall C. Watson
1806 NW 49th Street, Suite 120
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33309
Telephone: (954) 453-0365
Facsimile: (954) 771-6052
Toll Free: 1-800-441-2438
pub. January 28 and February 4, 2010b.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT
OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN
AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY
CASE NO. 21-2009-CA-000174
WELLS FARGO BANK, NATIONAL
ASSOCIATION FOR THE BENEFIT
OF ASSET BACKED SECURITIES
CORPORATION HOME EQUITY
LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2005-HE3
ASSET BACKED PASS-THROUGH
CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2005-HE3,
SHARON CHAPMAN; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF SHARON CHAPMAN;
EUGENE CHAPMAN; UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF EUGENE CHAPMAN;
IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY
UIKNqi SPOUSE OF SAID ."
DEFENDANTSS, IF REMARRIED,
AND IF DECEASED, THE
HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES,
ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS,
AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL
OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST
THE NAMED DEFENDANTSS;
REGISTRATION SYSTEMS, INC.,'
ACTING SOLELY AS NOMINEE
FOR WMC MORTGAGE CORP;
WHETHER DISSOLVED OR
PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER
WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR
TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANTS)
AND ALL OTHER PERSONS
CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER,
OR AGAINST DEFENDANTSS;
UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: SHARON CHAPMAN; IF
LIVING, INCLUDING ANY
UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID
DEFENDANTSS, IF REMARRIED,
AND IF DECEASED, THE
RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS,
DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND
TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER
PERSONS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST
THE NAMED DEFENDANTSS;
Whose residence are/is unknown.
YOU ARE HEREBY required to file
your answer or written defenses, if any,
in the above proceeding with the Clerk
of this Court, and to serve a copy thereof
upon .the plaintiff's attorney, Law Offices
of Daniel C. Consuegra, 9204 King
Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 33619-1328,
telephone (813) 915-8660, facsimile
(813) 915-0559, within thirty days of
the first publication of this Notice, the
nature of this proceeding being a suit
for foreclosure of mortgage against the
following described property, to wit:
LOT 5, BLOCK A AND SOUTH 50
FEET OF LOT 4, BLOCK A, MRS.
NANNIE HOLMES ADDITION TO
TRENTON, A SUBDIVISION AS
PER PLAT THEREOF FILED IN
PLAT BOOK A, PAGE 118 OF THE
PUBLIC RECORDS OF GILCHRIST
COUNTY, FLORIDA TOGETHER
WITH AN ADDITIONAL 10 FEET
LYING CONTIGUOUS TO AND
WEST OF THEABOVE DESCRIBED
PROPERTY, ALL LYING AND
BEING IN GILCHRIST COUNTY,
If you fail to file your answer or
written defenses in the above proceeding,
on plaintiff's attorney,- a default will
be entered against you for the relief
demanded in the Complaint or Petition.
DATED at GILCHRIST County this
1st day of February, 2010.
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: Lyntlsay P Ayers
In accordance with the American with
DisabilitiesAct of 1990, persons needing
a special accommodation to participate
in this proceeding should contact the
ASA Coordinator no later than seven
(7) days prior to the proceedings. If
hearing impaired, please call (800) 955-
8771 (TDD) or (800) 955-8770 (voice),
via Florida Relay Service.
Pub. February 4, 11, 2010b.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN
AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY,
CASE NO. 21-2009-CA-0124
CLIFFORD F. HURLEY,
a Beneficiary of the Estate of
HURLEY ENTERPRISES, INC.;
MARLENE D. ZEMBO, as Personal *
Representative of the Estate of Thomas
MARLENE D. ZEMBO, as Trustee of
the Thomas E Hurley Trust Agreement
dated April 8, 1986;
CHRISTOPHER B. HURLEY;
STEPHEN M. HURLEY;
CHEROKEE COVE II, INC.;
ANY UNKNOWN LIENHOLDER'
under a County Ordinance;
ANY UNKNOWN LIENHOLDER
under Chapter 159 of the Florida
Statutes; and THE'INTERNAL
NOTICE OF ACTION
TO: GELEMA BETZ JACKSON,
AS REGISTERED AGENT FOR
CHEROKEE COVE II, INC.
YOU ARE NOTIFIED that a Verified
Complaint for Partition regarding the
following property in Gilchrist County,
Township 7 South, Range 15 East
Section 24: All of said Section 24,
Gilchrist County, Florida, LESS AND
EXCEPT part of the NW 1/4 more
particularly described as follows:
SCommence at the NW comer of said
Section 24, tleence run N. 88034'11"
E, along the North line of said Section.
24, a distance of 484.80 feet to the
Northerly right-of-way (R/W) line
of County Road 138 and the Point
of Beginning; thence continue N.
88o34'11" E., along the said North
line, 1272.90 feet; thence S. 01o34'08"
E., a distance of 30.00 feet; thence S.
88034'11" W., a distance of 966.15
feet; thence S. 29923'54" W., a distance
of 129.34 feet to the said Northerly R/
W line of County Road 138; thence N.
61002'24" W., along the. said R/W line,
a distance of 278.86 feet to the Point of
has been filed against you and you are
required to serve a copy of your written
defenses, if any, to it on Daniel Medina,
PA., Plaintiff's attorney, whose address is
902 S. Florida Ave., Suite 101, Lakeland,
Florida 33803, on or before March 4,2010
and file the original with the Clerk of this
Court either before service on Plaintiff's
attorney or immediately thereafter;
otherwise a default will be entered
against you for the relief demanded in the
DATED this 1st day of February,
As Clerk of Court
By: Lyndsay P. Ayers
Daniel Medina, P.A.
902 South Florida Avenue, Suite 101
Lakeland, Florida 33803
In accordance with the Americans With
Disabilities Act, if you are a person with a
disability who needs any accommodation
to participate in this proceeding, you are
entitled, at no cost to you,.to the provision
of certain assistance. Please contact the
Office of the Court Administrator at
Telephone: (863)-534-5690 within two
working days of your receipt of this
Notice of Action; if you are hearing or
voice impaired, call TDD (863) 534-
7777 or Florida Relay Service at 800-
Pub. February 4, 11, 2010b.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN -
AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY,
CASE NO. 21-2009-CA-000061
Southern Tire & Brake
626 North Main Street Trenton
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AUTO REPAIR & MAINTENANCE
AT 11:00 AM, on the sL day of March.
2010, the following described property as
set forth in said Final Judgment:
TRACT 3A, DESCRIBED AS COM-
MENCE AT NORTHEAST COR-
NER OF SECTION 10, TOWN-
SHIP 10 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST,
GO WEST 1670.26 FEET TO POINT
OF BEGINNING, CONTINUE 317.26
FEET; GO SOUTH 342.75 FEET; GO
EAST 315 FEET; GO NORTH 342.75
FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING
CONTAINING 2.5 ACRES, MORE
OR LESS AND AS MORE PARTICU-
LARLY SET FORTH AND DES-
CRIBED IN O.R. BOOK 70, PAGE
511, PUBLIC RECORDS OF
GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA
TOGETHER WITH THAT
CERTAIN MOBILE HOME
A/K/A 6639 SE 70TH STREET,
TRENTON, FL 326930000
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 JANUARY 26. 2010.
Clerk of the Circuit Court
By: L. Ayers
Florida Default Law Group, P.L.
P. O. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
Pub. February 4 and 11, 2010
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Let your Medical Provider know
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because I knew I needed to regain strength and
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GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL
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THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2010
I DONATIONS. I
Donations needed for yard sales and
auctions. Proceeds for spay/neuter, vac-
cinations and medical assistance for
low-income families. We have storage
facilities but not a thrift store. 4-Pets
Sake PO Box 1014 Bell 32619 386-935-
0975 or 866 727 2972 email fourpets-
sake 1 @windstream.net
AUCTION Thursday, Feb 4th, 6:30
pm; prev all day. 1999 Chevy Lumina,
Eclipse gas scooter, Oak DR table w 8
chairs & 2 Ivs, Craftsman compressor,
power & hand tools, child's John Deere
tractor pedal car, and much more every
week! Pics weekly @ www.auctionzip.
com, ID #19590. Phoenix Auction Svcs,
408. N Main St., Trenton FL 32693.
Ph: 352-463-0707; 10% BP AU1437
FRIDAY-SUNDAY: Feb. 5-7, 9am-4pm
daily. 710 NE 6th Avenue, Trenton.
HUGE YARD SALE! Saturday,
February 6 from 8am until? Weather
Permitting. Baby items, furniture, etc.
3600 SUS HWY 129. All proceeds
benefit the Gichrist County Animal
Sheleter c/o Doggone to a Good Home,
Inc. Call Lindsay at 352-538-7280 for
2006 BASS TRAC PRO: Team 175
BT, Blue 40 Mercury. matching trailer:
Loaded with extras, less than 60 hours.
TOOLS: 10" table saw, (2) 12" planers,
24" sander, 36" lathe,'sander combo. All
Powermatic and Rockwell manufactured.
463-9933 or 463-9060.
QUALITY HAY FOR SALE: Rolls.
$40 horse hay, $30 cow hay. 386-965-
3317 or 386-935-1926.
HAY FOR SALE: Large rolls, highly
fertilized, net wrapped, weed free. Coastal
Bermuda $45/roll. Pb isdcola Bahia $35/
roll. Call 352-949-0222: .
SHOP AT ALLEN'S NURSERY
ALL YOUR PLANT NEEDS
citrus and fruit trees, shrubs,
vines and ornamentals. Highw
Old Town. Hours 9-5 Thurs.-Sa
542-7284 or 352-356-0288.
2-MAN AUGER: Gasoline,
engine, 8" & 12".drills. Good cc
$450. Call 221-0363 of 463-86(
Lost & Foun
FOUND BEAGLEJ wearing a blu
at the Bell Post Office on 1/18/10.
call Lindsay Smith at 352-538-7
CUT & HAUL TREE SERVICES,
LLC: Licensed & Insured. Free Esti-
mates. 1620 North Main street, Bell,
FL. 352-949-6646. Now serving the Tri-
County. No job too big or small, we'll do
them all! We can go up to high places,
where others can't go. Experienced
climber gets into hard-to-reacl places.
70' Bucket Truck and 40' Bucket Truck:
Chipper Truck and large chipper, so we
can trim up, take down or take out all un-
wanted trees. Clean up and haul away. If
you like, you can have free mulch. Bush-
hog, backhoe, mowing, discing and pres-
sure washing also. "We do it all!"
PAINTING, PRESSURE WA
and PARKING LOT STRIP
sonable prices, dependable, ins
professional. Shamrock Paint
463-1212 day or evening and w
JERRY WILKS FILL DII
VICE: Fill dirt, driveways,
demolition, limerock, land
(352) 493-3137 (day) or (352)
APPLIANCE REPAIR: All b
maker & dishwasher installat
certified techs. MC-VISA,
MOWER & CHAINSAW PARTS
Stihl, Husqvara, Ayp, Murray, Sears,
MTD, Briggs, Kohler, Robin, and Hon-
da. Blades for most mowers.
Beauchamp Saw Shop.
eR, CLASSIFIED ADS $5.50 MINIMUM FOR 20 WORDS. 10 CENTS EACH ADDITIONAL WORD. A
DIXIE MONUMENTS OL
tfnb,7-2 FL: Toll Free 1-877-542-34
349N 7 miles north of Old
Honda Crabb Church NE 512 Aven
condition. church) 1/2 mile on right.
05 leave ors, size & styles of marble
to choose from in our inven
tfn,5-15 puter specialist to assist you.
a lasting tribute to the life of
one. Closed: Sunday & Mon
S Tuesday Friday, 8am-4pm S
8am-12noon or call for free
7280 to TIM POWELL ELECTRIC
stallations and repairs, license
ltb,2-4 sured. State Cert. #EC1300:
ENCED: Fax resume to 352-4
NEEDED IMMEDIATELY, FU
PERMANENT, MUST HAV
BASIC SECRETARIAL SKI
ING 35 CWPM. STATE B
Call for Appt 352-486-5350,
to (352)486-5359, Office of
Defender, Bronson, FL.
Gilchrist County Animal Si
ASHING, an opening for an Animal C
NG: Rea- ficer. This is a full-time po
sured and benefits. Applicants with Anir
ing, 352- Officer Certification and Euth
weekends tification preferred. Position
tfnb,10-15 immediately and openuntil fi
rT SER- is 12.39/hour and employee m
topsoil, to work a flexible work sched
clearing. ing .nights and weekends, wh
463-6111 Applications and Job Descri]
be obtained from, and should
tfnb,5-28 to, the County Administrator
209 SE First Street, Trenton,
rands, ice Applications may also be obt
ion. EPA www.gilchiist.fl.us. Gilchrist
352-949- an EOE/DFWP.
D TOWN, VACANCIES GILCHRIST COUNTY
132. Hwy- SCHOOLS: .Staffing Specialist Grant
Town. Mc- Funded Bell Middle/High School. Masters
ue (behind Degree from an accredited institution in Ad-
Many col- ministrations and Supervision, Educational
Lanit leadership or an area of ESE preferred.
& granite Florida Certification in ESE. Three years
tory. Comn- successful teaching experience, including a
in creating minimum of one year experience related to
your loved exceptional student education. Director of
day. Open: Special Programs Anticipated Vacancy.
& Saturday District Office. Master's Degree from an ac-
after hours credited educational institution. Certification
covering Educational Leadership or School
Principal. Certification in at least one area of
tfnb,6-28 Exceptional Student Education. Five years of
: New in- successful teaching and/or administrative ex-
perience in exceptional student education. In-
ed and in- structor Middle Grades Science Antici-
2453. Call pated Vacancy. Trenton Middle/High School.
Bachelors Degree from an accredited institu-
tfnb,ll-25 tion. Florida Certification covering Middle
Grades Science. Teacher Aide Trenton
Elementary School. High School diploma or
equivalent. Must have one of the following:
Associates degree (AA/AS) or higher, OR 60
college level credits, OR a passing score on an
EXPE- approved stated test (ParaPro). Maintenance
EXPERI- Worker Journey Level District Wide.
63-808. High School Diploma or equivalent. Three
years of experience in building maintenance
tfnb,2-4 and/or A/C service. Must have EPAUniversal
IONI : Certification for HVAC. Substitute Teach-
S ers .- High School Diploma or Equivalent.
JLLTIME, Contact the.District Office for an application
VE GOOD and more information. Bus Driver Train-
LLS, TYP- ees; Substitute Bus Drivers. High School
3ENEFITS. Diploma. 40 hours of in-service training will
Fax resume be provided for qualified applicants. Flexible
the Public training hours. Part of the training prepares
trainees for the driver portion of the Class B
Itb 24 Florida CDL. For information or questions,
Itb,2-4 contact the Transportation Department at
rvices has (352) 463-3230. Highly.Qualified Substitute
rvies has Teacher Pool We are accepting applications
control Of- for our Highly Qualified Substitute Teacher
sition with Pool. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree or
nal Control higher.with a current or former Florida teach-
anasia Cer- ing certificate in. a core subject area. Once
to be filled approved, highly qualified substitutes would
lied. Salary be eligible for substituting at $130 a day in
iust be able pre-approved situations where there is a long-
Sterm absence in a core subject area. All other
rule includ- daily substituting would be at current daily
en needed. rates. Contact the District Office for more
options may information. Apply online'at: http://www.gil-
be returned christscho6ls.org/Employment/jobs.html All
's Office at applications will be screened. Not all appli-
FL 32693. cants will be interviewed. Applications will be
ained from accepted until positions are filled. EEO/Drug'
S,-, .....: Free Workplace
Gentiva Homecare: Registered Nurse
full time. Speech Therapist per diem
MSW or LCSW per diem. For more in-
formation please call Ann at 463-7411 or
376-3221. Or apply online at www.gen-
POSITION VACANCY CITY OF TRENTON CITY MANAGER
The ideal candidate will possess a Bachelor's degree or higher in a related field (planning, public administration,
political science, business administration, etc.); however, a combination of education and experience will be consid-
ered. The candidate should have demonstrated leadership skills, 'including prior management experience, preferably
local government management experience. In addition, the ideal candidate will have a proven track record with
budgeting, grant administration, planning, utility service provision, and intergovernmental coordination. The ability to
multi-task, with limited staff/financial resources, is a crucial component for successful job performance,
Interested applicants please send a resume with cover letter, City of Trenton Employment Application, and five (5)
City of Trenton- Personnel Committee
Attn: Robin Heath
114 N. Main.Street
For additional information, please contact Mrs. Heath at (352) 463-4000, ext. 301 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Email submission of application materials is allowable. City of Trenton Employment Applications can be obtained on
the City's website at www.trentonflorida.org under the "City Jobs" tab. Applicants may submit application materials to
email@example.com. The filing deadline for applications is Friday, February 26, 2010. Interviews are scheduled
for Monday, March 15, and Tuesday, March 16, 2010. The salary range for this position may range from $35,000 to
$52,500 DOQ. The City of Trenton is an'EEO/ADA employer and a Drug Free Workplace.
l TROKE REALTY
(352) 463-7075 INC.--- 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: firstname.lastname@example.org
730 E. Wade Street (SR-26) Trenton, Florida 32693
QUALITY-BUILT HOMES NOW AVAILABLE --
Just Reduced (From $290,000)--NICE, BIG CB/S-BUILT HOME ON 9+ ACRES: 3 BR/3 BA: Spacious, 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 rolling 9.6-acre tract..$275,000.
Reduced (from $214,900)-WELL-BUILT HOME ON LANDSCAPED ACRE NEAR TRENTON: 3 BR/2 BA: Spacious CB/Hardyboard-built home,
along paved CR-319 just South of town, among other well-kept homes. 2-car garage, large back screened porch w/Jacuzzi and lots more...$198,500.
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 (close to Otter/Hart/Sun springs). Also has vaulted ceilings, spacious Maip BR/BA & more. Serious Reduction...$190,000.
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 1-car garage attached...great location...$139,900.
CB-BLT. HOME NEAR TRENTON: 3 BR/1.5 BA: Roomy, well-kept home (bonus room, att. Florida room) on a landscaped one-acre tract..$129,900.
NICE, NEAT/CLEAN CB-BLT HOME IN TRENTON: 3 BR/2 BA: Nicely-kept home at west end of town (near the Elementary School)...$125,000.
Reduced (From $129,900)--WELL-KEPT HOME-SW TRENTON: 3 BR/1.5 BA: CB-blt on landscaped tract, spacious living & dining rms...$100,000.
NICELY-KEPT HOME W/OUTBLDGS: 2 BR/2 BA: Cozy frame-built home & fenced 2.01-acres near Old Town, with multiple outbuildings...$99,900.
COZY CB-BUILT HOME ON ONE ACRE: 2 BR/1 BA: Neat & clean custom home, w/outbuilding, gazebo/BBQ & more, fenced/gated acre...$98,900.
NICE, FRAME-BUILT fIOME IN TRENTON: 3 BR/2 BA: Well-built 'move-in ready' frame/hardyplank home, NW Trenton neighborhood...$95,500.
NEAT/CLEAN/AFFORDABLE HOME ON 2-ACRES: 2 BR/1.5 BA: CB/Frame, secluded tract near Bell..Consider financing/lease/option...$79,000.
Reduced (from $72,000)--AFFOIDABLY-PRICED HOME IN TOWN: 3 BR/1.5 BA: Block-built home, close to both Trenton schools.. $61,700.
-- 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.
REDUCED (From $485,000) 80 FARM ACRES--INCLUDES HOME NEAR TRENTON: 3 BR/2 BA: Pleasant country locale, for this large acreage
tract, with 1,320' paved frontage along CR-347, in North levy Co. Property also has a neat/clean frame-built home--Priced to Sell!!...$385,000.
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 $57,900.
-- Our office has a variety of lots, half & one-acre tracts available, all in the Tri-County area (in and around Trenton, Bell, Waccasassa, Bronson,
Williston & Old Town): lots from $1,999 and half-to-one-acre tracts starting from $4,900.
--Rental Property: call or email our office today, for details on any rental home/manufactureds that could become available.
Jean Troke (cell #) Jim Troke (cell #) Jean & Jim (home #) Paul Troke (cell #)
(352) 493-3539 (352) 493-5237 (386) 935-3357 (352) 221-2999
ACA LSOl A
"Professional Service With A Personal Touch"
TRENTON PHASE I
Rental assistance available 1, 2
& 3 BR HC/non HC accessible
apartments. 718 NE 7th Place
#905, Trenton, FL 32693. Call
'. 352-463-7106, TDD/TTY 711.
This institution is an equal,
opportunity provider, *
S and employer. (
Rental assistance available
718 NE 7th Place #905,
Trenton, FL 32693.
,-- 711' (
5 ACRES TRENTON: Beautifully
wooded. Just'off SR-26. Owner' financ-
ing. No down payment. $59,900, only
$526/mo. (352) 215-1018.
1 ACRE BELL AREA: Beautifully
wdoded, high & dry. Owner financing.
No down payment. $19,900, $205/mo.
A BEAUTIFULLY WOODED LOT,
Newberry area. Septic already installed.
Private fishing pond. Owner financing
available. No down payment. $19,900.00,
$205/mo. (352) 215-1018.
For Sale 10 acres planted pines between
Trenton and Bell. Owner financing avail-
able with $1,500.00 down. Call (352)
FOR SALE Retail storefront property
in downtown Trenton. Three buildings on
Main Street. Call 352-463-7135.
i E-O^ SLD. Deen Lancaster,
10EALT' 500 N. Main Street
Trenton, FL 32693
HOMES FOR SALE
1993 SWMH 1.25 Acres 3/2 $43,900 #761652
1990 SWMH 5 Acres 3/2 $69,000 #761525
1992 DWMH 1 Acre 2/2 $74,900 #761661
2002 DWMH 3+ Acres 3/2 $82,900 #761486
1998 SWMH 5 Acres 3/2 $99,500 #760816
HOMES FOR SALE
2006 DWMH 5 Acres 3/2 $119,000 #760271
1948 BRICK HOME 1 1/2 Acre 3/3 $140,000 #757538
2001 SITE-BUILT .34 Acres $147,000 #760115
2000 DWMH 5 Acres 3/2.$159,500 #761209
1994 SWMH 12.14 Acres 3/2 $165,000 #761646
1995 SITE BUILT 4.8 Acres 3/1/2 $189,500 #761540
HOMES FOR SALE
1987 BRICK HOME 5 Acres 3/2 $229,900,#761352
1997 SITE BUILT 10.52.Acres 3/2 $230,000 #761125
2009 SITE BUILT 5 Acres 3/2 $234,900 #759323
1979 SITE BUILT 17.39 Acres 2/3 $249,000 #761063
1970 RANCH STYLE 5 Acres 3/3, pool $249,000
1997 BRICK RANCHER 25 Acres 3/2 1/2, guest house,
garage, horse barn & more! $875,000 #761619
3/2 Brick Home between Trenton & Bell.
$850.00/ month + security 1 year lease.
Credit references a must. No smoking or
BELL: 2 BR, 2 BA mobile home for rent
$550/mo 1st and security deposit. Call
BELL: Home for rent on a monthly ba-
sis. 3 BR/2 BA unfurnshed on 7 acres
available February 1. $800/month and
electricity. Call Beth @ 802-999-7782.
2/1 in Duplex Trenton City Limits. $500
per month. 1st and last plus deposit. Brad
Smith @ 352-221-5256.
POSITION # P99983
The Program Developer will assist in the
development of certificates and degrees
leading to 21st century careers. Primary
responsibilities are establishing Program
need, maintaining program changes, and
developing and implementing new programs.
Requires Bachelor's degree in education or
workforce education and three years of
professional experience, including teaching
Sand some supervisory experience, plus
experience in developing workforce
curriculum and programs.
SALARY: $ 37,500 annually plus benefits
Application deadline: 2/12/10 .
Persons interested should provide a College
-application, vita, and photocopies of
transcripts. All foreign transcripts must be
submitted with official translation and
evaluation. Applications and full position
details are available on our Website
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