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Title: Gilchrist County journal
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Thetis F. Fisher
Place of Publication: Trenton Fla
Creation Date: March 1, 2012
Publication Date: 04/5/2012
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Spatial Coverage: United States -- Florida -- Gilchrist -- Trenton
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Dates or Sequential Designation: Began in 1933.
General Note: Description based on: Vol. 2, no. 3 (Feb. 1, 1934).
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Serving Gilchrist County and Surrounding Area for over 81 Years
207 North Main Street, Trenton, Florida 32693

Phone (352) 463-7135 Fax (352) 463-7393 .$22.00 A Year In Tri-County Area (Gilchrist,
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Governor will decide who fills Carter's seat


By Carrie A. Mizell
Florida Governor Rick Scott will be
appointing someone to fill Michelle
Carter's seat on the Gilchrist County
School Board.
Carter submitted her resignation
paperwork last week and said she
plans to move to Pensacola to be with
her husband, Al, who was recently
transferred to the Panhandle by his
employer AT&T.
After talking with the Supervisor
of Elections Office about how she
should proceed, Carter made the
decision to make her resignation
effective November 19, 2012, in
an effort to keep the governor from
appointing someone to finish out the
remaining two years of her term in
office.
She felt like the voters in Gilchrist
County should elect someone to fill
her position on the board.
After submitting the paperwork
last Wednesday, Carter got a call from
Connie Sanchez, Gilchrist County's
Supervisor of Elections, on Thursday
saying a mistake had been made.
"I was very disappointed when
the Supervisor of Elections called to
inform me that the governor would
be appointing someone for my seat,"
Carter said. "I thought I had planned
very carefully. I had been in contact
with the Supervisor of Elections
over the past month to make certain
I did everything within the right time
frame to allow the county to choose
who will replace me."
According to Sanchez, her staff
went by Florida Election Laws in
advising Carter how to proceed,
not knowing that in the case of a
school board member the Florida


Constitution supersedes the state
election laws.
In regards to Carter's resignation,
Sanchez cited Florida Election
Law 100.111, which states, "If any
vacancy occurs in any office which
is required to be filled pursuant to
Article IV of the State Constitution
and the remainder of the term of such
office is 28 months or longer, then
at the next general election a person
shall be elected to fill the unexpired
portion of such term, commencing
on the first Tuesday after the first
Monday following such general
election."
However, Sanchez was contacted
last Thursday by Gary Holland,
assistant general counsel for the
Florida Division of Elections, and
informed that the school board is
not considered a county office, but
rather a district office, so the state
constitution overrules election laws.
Holland cited Florida Statute
1001.38 which states, "The office
of any district school board member
shall be vacant when the member
removes his or her residence from
the district school board member
residence area from which he or she
was elected. All vacancies on the
district school board shall be filled by
appointment by the Governor."
"The way I understand it now, is
that if Michelle had resigned to run
for a different seat then her seat would
go on the ballot," Sanchez said. "But
because she's moving the governor
will appoint someone."
Unfortunately for Carter, who made
plans for the next eight months of her
life based on what the Supervisor
of Elections Office staff advised her


Chandler's hog


brings in over $27K


By Carrie A. Mizell
After 10 days of
bidding, the Suwannee
River Fair brought
down the gavel on
Chandler Beach's hog-
on Friday with final
sale price of $106.32 a
pound.
"Buckshot" was a
blueribbonhogthatwill
generate $27,111.00
for Chandler, who will
in turn give the money to his new
friend, Corbin Wiggins.
A Trenton High School student,
Corbin is currently battling cancer.
"God told me to give the money to
Corbin," Chandler said. "I told Corbin
that I wanted him to do something
fun with he money."
After his chemotherapy treatments
end this summer, Corbin said last
week that he hopes he and his mother,
Angie Wiggins, along with Chandler
and his mother, Misty Beach, can go
on a Disney cruise in August.
Suwannee River Fair President
Loran Brookins calls Chandler's
decision to donate his hog money to
a cancer patient he hardly knows, "a
real eye opener."
Brookins and his wife, Paige, were
among the buyers who pooled their
funds to purchase Chandler's hog.
Buyers of the hog included: 83 Farms,
Ag Pro-The Boston Group,Akins Bar-
B-Q, Anderson Columbia, Anthony
Messina, Bar B Q Shack, Barrett
and Vicky Brown, Beard Equipment,
Billy Smith's Watermelons,
Bobby and Tammy Crosby, Bobby
Arrington, Bobby Schultz, Brett
Crawford, Cheyenne and Whitney
Stemple, Chiefland Dodge, Chiefland


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Farm Supply, Chris
Hardee, Cracker
Johnson, Craig
Mikell-FarmBureau,
Damon C. Leggett,
*David and Leah
Neilson, David Allen
Aluminum, Deke's
Steakhouse, Donald
and Julie Green, Dr.
Charles Cox, Dylan
Bussard, E. T. Usher,
Frank Quincey Farms, Frankie's
Produce, Gene Higginbotham,
Gilchrist Boosters, Gilchrist County
Farm Buerau, Gilchrist County Farm
Bureau & Staff, Gilchrist County
Tax Collector's Office, Green South
Equipment, Hardee Farms, Hinote
Ice, Hitchcock's Foodway, Holly
Reed, Hunter and Brooks Parrish,
Insurance Center, Jason Kennedy,
Jerry and Mary Ellzey, Jerry Wilks,
Jim Hedge Lawn Service, Jimmy
Roberts, Joe Gilliam, John and Diane
Stubblefield, Julie Thomas, Kacee
Langford, Kyndal Bussard, Lafayette
State Bank, Levy Abstract & Title
Company, Levy County School Board
Maintenance, Luke and Karen White,
Mark Feather, Mary McLeod, Meeks
Hay Farm, Michael Osteen, PA, Mike
Casey Family, Murray Tillis Farms,
Napa Auto Parts of Trenton, Noa
Meyer, North Central Florida Dog
Hunting Association, Quincey Cattle,
Quincey Farms, Reed Automotive,
Restoration Specialists, Robert and
Pam Brannin, Rock-n-W Enterprises,
Roy Langford, Sanchez Farms LLC,
Santa Fe Ford, Scoggins Chevrolet,
Scott and Melissa Mills, Sessions
Peanut, Sharon Akins Langford,
Sharon Spratt, Sheree Lancaster, PA,
Smith Asset Management, Smith
Farms of Bell, Inc., Smith Law Firm,
Smith Sales & Service, Southern
Tire, Stephen, Michael and Jonathan
Smith, Steve and Edith Merritt,
Steve Carter, Suwannee Valley
Feed, Suwannee Valley Veterinary
Clinic, Thomas Auvil, Trenton Farm
Equipment, Turning Point Ministry,
United Country, Wal-Mart, Waste
Pro USA, Wilkerson Farms, Zane
and Kelly Quincey.
Typically, the Suwannee River
Fair makes a 10 percent commission
off each hog that is sold, however,
Brookins said he believes the
Suwannee River Fair Board will
waive the commission of Chandler'.s
hog.
In all, there were 347 animals sold
at the 2012 Suwannee River Fair,
which is down from 383 animals
in 2011. According to fair secretary
Marti Smith, total sales for the 2012
fair were at $697,199.28, which is up
from the 2011 sale total of $617,962.


to do in resigning her seat, things
are not as simple as picking up and
moving to Pensacola to be with her
husband.
"While I would like to say that I'm
going to go ahead and move, I can't,"
Carter said on Monday. "I have


Local teen


By Carrie A. Mizell
He may not have a driver's
license, but Matthew George
does have a blossoming daylily
business.
The 15-year-old Trenton High
School student is actively involved
in FFA, sports and running his own
business.
"Matthew is learning about
the real world at a young age,"
said Steve Broker, Trenton FFA
advisor. "He's a very serious young
man, who works hard and will do
anything you ask him to."
Matthew took an interest in
daylilies shortly after his family
moved to Gilchrist County in
2007, when he started helping his
grandparents Jerome and Reba
Ridaught at their daylily farm in
Alachua.
"My Paw Paw helped me start
my own bed in my backyard,"
Matthew said. "He has given me
valuable knowledge and also has
taught me that most good things
take hard work.
A year after starting his own
bed, Matthew expanded his small,
but growing business and started
selling his specialized daylilies to
friends and neighbors, as word of
mouth spread.
"Matthew is an excellent
student of all aspects of growing
Aa eJI i.ng daylilies," said Jerome
-R t ghitMatthew's grandfather.
Three years later, Daylilies
Buy George expanded again to its
current size, which is nine 5'x20'
raised beds and 125 recently


"Kingdom of Hearts" daylily


committed to stay on at North Florida
Regional until October and feel that I
must honor that commitment."
For her part, Sanchez said that if an
elected official needs direction in the
future, she and her staff will advise
them to call Gary Holland and get


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advice from the Divison of Elections'
general counsel.
"This is just not right," Sanchez
said. "I have called the governor
and the secretary of state and left
messages, but they have not returned
my calls."


On Monday evening Carter said
that had she known the governor
would be appointing someone to fill
her position, her bags would have
already been packed.
"It's very disappointing...." Carter
said, "to say the least."


business is blooming


Matthew George is shown in his daylily garden, which will soon be filled with blooms.


registered cultivars in his garden.
Matthew's grandmother helped
him develop printed catalog and a
website, www.dayliliesbuiygeorge.
com, so he could sell daylilies to a
larger customer base. She also helped
him set up a perpetual inventory and
invoice system similar to the one
used at Ridaught Daylily Farm.
"I helped him by teaching him good
business practices, horticulture and
transplanting methods and shipping
procedures," Jerome Ridaught said.
Matthew's grandfather also
provided him with daylily stock.
While his parents, Denny and Hallie
George helped him get the business
licensed, set up and the farm
inspected, Matthew's dad also helped
him install a sprinkler system and the
two developed a spray schedule.
"He has really taken his daylily
operation and run with it," Steve
Broker said.


As a Trenton FFA member,
Matthew has stepped out of his
comfcg, zone ard- taken part .in
parliamentary procedure and public
speaking competitions, Broker said.
While he has done well at everything
he has ever tried, Matthew's heart is
clearly in horticulture.
"Plants have always been a way
of life for my family," Matthew's
grandfather said.
Carrying own that tradition,
Matthew participated in the sub-
district ornamental horticulture
demonstration during his 8th grade
year. He demonstrated how to
transplant daylilies and received
second place in the production
category. He moved on to the state
level and received fourth place.
Matthew is trying to use all aspects
of his daylily business in FFA and
is currently in the process of filling
out proficiency applications for Ag


Sales, Nursery Operations and
Floriculture.
Last spring Matthew said his
"Chinese Mountain" daylily was
the most popular among customers.
As his daylilies begin to bloom over
the next several weeks, Matthew is
looking forward to anotherexciting
season. To shop, visit Matthew's
website to see pictures and prices
of all the daylilies he offers. Visit
www.dayliliesbuygeorge.com
where orders are now being taken.
Shipping will begin April 9 and
continue through June 4.
Matthew's promise to his
customer is, "I will try my very
best to deliver healthy plants. If
you have any problems with your
order I will do everything possible
to make your order satisfactory. I
look forward to your business and
your help in making this business
prosperous."


5th grade may move Rexroat announces candidacy


back to TES campus for School Board, Dist. 2


By Carrie A. Mizell
Parents and community members
are encouraged to attend a public
forum to discuss the option of
moving fifth grade back to the
Trenton Elementary School campus.
The forum will be held at 6:30 p.m.
on Tuesday, April 10 at the Trenton
Elementary Cafeteria.
The fifth grade was moved to
Trenton Middle-High School in
2007 because of space limitations at
the elementary school. Since then a
new building has been constructed
at Trenton Elementary and several
empty classrooms are now available.
"We need to look at what is best for
students educationally," said Wendy
O'Steen, director of elementary
education.
"There are many advantages and
concerns to consider when making
this decision."
One advantage of the move would
be that fifth grade students would
once again be allowed to take part in
safety patrol. The fifth grade students
would also have access to more
computer programs at the elementary
school.
According to O'Steen, the number
of fifth graders at Trenton, has stayed
at or around 100 each year since
2007.
The Gilchrist County School Board
will have final say on the possible
move. If passed by the school board,
then the move would be effective for
the 2012-2013 school year.
Also at the public hearing,
information will be shared about a
project that is underway involving


a new design for the parent pickup
loop in front of Trenton Elementary
School.


Mobile Food Pantry
will hold Easter
distribution
The Senior Citizens' Fqod Pantry
will hold an Easter Mobile Food
Pantry distribution on Thursday,
April 5 starting at noon at the Trenton
Depot.
This distribution is open to
pvervonne


My fellow Gilchrist Countians:
I am Matthew Rexroat and I am
a candidate for Gilchrist County
School Board, District 2. I'm thirty-
two years old and married to the for-
mer Angie Novello. Between us we
have four children and they all attend
Trenton schools.
My parents are Gary and Gwen
Rexroat who have been residents of
Gilchrist County for the past forty
years. I am a 1997 graduate of Tren-
ton High School and spent five years
in the United States Army. After re-
turning to Gilchrist County and grad-
uating from Lake City Community
College's paramedic program and
Florida Fire College I am a firefight-
er/paramedic with Alachua County
Fire Rescue.
Gilchrist County is our home and
the place where we will raise our
children. As I have gotten older, I ful-
ly understand how important a good
education is and its necessity in be-
ing successful in whatever profession
that is chosen.
I know our school system is the
envy of other school districts. Our
success has been accomplished by
good administrators, a hard work-
ing and dedicated faculty and staff,
parents who are involved with their
children's education, students who
are willing to learn and an excellent
supportive community which is sec-
ond-to-none.
I am a fiscal conservative, have
conservative values, believe in dis-
cipline, family, morality, and good
citizenship.
I am old enough yet young enough
to understand the difficulties and


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Matthew Rexroat


stresses that our students face in
growing up in today's society. I hope
I can make a difference in their lives
by making good, sound decisions as
a member of the Gilchrist County
School Board.
If elected, you will be able to de-
pend on me. I will not play favorites;
everyone will be treated with equal
respect. I will listen to your ideas
and concerns. I realize hard decisions
have to be made and I have the will,
as well as, the ability to make those
decisions. I do not intimidate nor will
I be intimidated. I will base my deci-
sions on what is in the best interest of
our schools as a whole and not based
on what is best for individuals.
I humbly ask for your vote and
support. I will do my utmost not to
disappoint you by electing me to this
very important position of responsi-
bility.
Sincerely,
Matthew Rexroat


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GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012


COOKING AND CARRYING' ON


Pretty little girls in white Sun-
day shoes and ruffly dresses twirl-
ing about, little boys with new
khaki vests and pants trying to stay
clean like their mommas suggested.
Glazed hams, granny's potato salad,
coconut cake and hot, hot yeast rolls
right out of the oven. A farm to mar-
ket road with bright pink ribbons of
phloxes down both sides, large live
oaks draped with gray moss hanging
over the roadway. Yellow butterflies
dancing from one spring bloom to
another.
The guaranteed once-a-year ser-
mon about our risen Savior.
Ah, it's Easter time in our little cor-
ner of the world and life is good.
Easter is such a special time of
year, it's a time for family gatherings
and reflection. A time to hunt eggs
and eat jelly beans. It is a time of
renewal, it is a time to worship and
rejoice and count our blessings.
It is also a time for some really
wonderful food and tell me, who can
have Easter without a boiled egg?
Not. only for fancy dyed Easter
eggs, but also for deviled eggs on the
table after church on Sunday. I have a
couple of tips about eggs to share this
week. I know it is seldom that any
deviled eggs are left over but just in
case a few are left they make wonder-
ful egg salad. Really, all you have to
do is put them in a bowl and cut them
up and presto you have really good
egg salad.
My next tip is on boiling eggs.
A few years ago I started boiling
my eggs in this method and it works
really well and now our eggs are nev-
er over- or under-cooked.
My first advice on boiling eggs is
to never use a aluminum pot because
the boiled egg whites may become
discolored.
The Southern Sisters (a local group
of mothers) once boiled ten dozen
eggs in a very large aluminum pot
and when we started to peel the eggs
we found that the whites were a dingy
off-white color. Oh, the story I could
tell about the Sisters and some of the
fixes we could get into while cater-
ing.
Place large eggs in a stainless steel
pot cover with room temperature wa-
ter. Bring eggs to a boil and remove
from heat, cover pot with a lid. Leave
eggs in hot water for 20 minutes.
Drain off hot water and fill the pot
with cool water and ice and let them
sit for about 15 minutes.
Most Easter spreads usually in-
clude some really wonderful dishes
which usually include a dollop of
some kind of sweet salad which
works wonderfully with the slightly
salty cured ham we prefer.
These two salads have been around
for years, probably because they are
very easy to make and very good.



1 large can crushed pineapple in
juice (Don't drain)
1 large package strawberry gelatin
2 cups buttermilk
4 cups Cool Whip
3/4 cup chopped pecans, optional
Combine pineapple with juice and
gelatin in a sauce pan. Bring to a boil,
remove from heat and cool. Stir in
buttermilk and mix well. Fold in Cool
Whip and nuts. Pour into a 9 x13 Py-
rex dish and chill until set or over-
night. This salad is good for several
days so it can be made a day early. If
you don't tell, no one will guess this
salad is made with buttermilk.


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1 cup canned mandarin orange seg-
ments, drained
1 cup pineapple tidbits, drained
1 cup sour cream
1 cup flaked coconut
1 cup miniature marshmallows
1 cup pecans, optional

Mix all and refrigerate three hours
or overnight.


IReunions

Trenton High School
Alumni Reunion

Time is getting closer and we are
getting more anxious to see you all at
the next Trenton High School Alumni
reunion on Saturday, April 28, 2012,
at the Trenton Elementary Cafeteria
from 11:30 a.m.-2:00 p.m.
We will try and eat about 12:30
p.m. after which we will have a short
program, including the roll call of
classes, and seeing who has come
from the farthest place, etc. We have
already had some folks mailing in
their reservations.
Don't forget, anyone can come;
you don't have to be a graduate of
THS. Maybe you just want to come
and eat and see who all is there that
you know. Better yet, call some of
your classmates, and arrange for sev-
eral of them to come (or all of them)
and share your class reunion with us.
The only reason we mail invita-
tions is to remind everyone. We have
.their address because they have at-
tended a reunion and left us their ad-
dress.
Everyone doesn't receive the Gil-
christ County Journal, although that
has been one of the best means of
contacting folks. We do rely a lot on
the Journal, and appreciate them put-
ting our articles in the paper.
Set aside that date, and make it a
sure thing by sending in your money
by April 15 to Diana Webb Harri-
son, 4599 SW 90th Court, Bell, FL
32619. This will enable us to make
sure we have enough food for every-
one. Thanks, and hope to see you
there.
Contacts: Ms. Diana Webb Harri-
son, 352-463- 2147, and Ms. Jennie
Lou Colson Sharp 352-493-4638.


1964 Bell High
School Class Reunion
The 1964 BHS Class reunion will
be held on Saturday, May 5, 2012 at
6 p.m. at Akins BBQ. Other classes
are welcome as well.
We hope to see you there!



Marriage

applications

Paul Allen Rennie, 9/3/1952,
of Bell, and Sheila Jean Mann,
4/29/1955, of Jacksonville.
Frankie Lane Vincent, 3/15/1980,
of Archer, and Amber Dawn Miller,
3/18/1980, of Portville, New York.
William Clyde Jones II, 12/3/1976,
and Brandi Danette Hollon,
10/1/1983, both of Trenton.


(ocials

Happy Birthday wishes to Amber
Baker, Paul Arrington, and Alan Biv-
ens on April 5; Grace Mikell Dunn
and Heather Gay on April 6; Wayne
Cellon, Harriet Akins Read, Bob
Schroeder, and Martine Roberts on
April 7; Cassandra Gonzales, Aaron
Bachle, Darlene Schuler, Lee Da-
vidson, and Candice Gay on April
8; Pete Thornton, Billy Rogers, Jr.,
Mark Schuler, Valerie Beck, and Les-
lie Thigpen on April 9; Brandi Hartz-
og, Kaye Carlisle, Ronda Adkins, Jil-
lian O'Donnell, and Kyle Martin on
April 10; Alice Hilliard, Kim Brown,
Melissa Lohse, and Renee Philman
on April 11.
Happy Anniversary wishes to Mr.
and Mrs. Jeffery Floyd and Mr. and
Mrs. Fritz Koerper on April 6; Mr.
*and Mrs. Jim Gonzales and Mr. and
Mrs. Leslie Coyer onApril 7; Mr. and
Mrs. Bill Park and Regg and Nancy
Castor on April 10; Donna and Galen
Watson and Mr. and Mrs. Royce Phil-
lips on April 11.


Recorded

marriages
Jimmy Randell Joiner, 10/3/1975,
and Ashley Danielle Henry, 5/7/1985,
both of High Springs, were married
on 3/24/2012 in Newberry by Regina
M. Diandrea, notary public.

Lottery Numbers

Wednesday, March 28
Lotto Drawing:
13-18-24-33-37-50 x2
No winners of the $6 million jackpot
5-Digit Winners:
33 at $4,651.00
4-Digit Winners:
1,571 at $78.50
3-Digit Winners:
33,322 at $5.00
Midday Play 4 Drawing:
2-1-8-5
Evening Play 4 Drawing:
0-6-2-3
Midday Cash 3 Drawing:
3-8-9
Evening Cash 3 Drawing:
8-1-1

Saturday, March 31
Lotto Drawing:
1-15-17-23-31-33 x2
No winners of the $7 million jackpot
5-Digit Winners:
40 at $4,632.50
4-Digit Winners
2,823 at $62.00
3-Digit Winners:
55,062 at $5.00
Midday Play 4 Drawing:
4-9-2-3
Evening Play 4 Drawing:
7-8-6-4
Midday Cash 3 Drawing:
2-1-4
Evening Cash 3 Drawing:
5-7-9


Character Council's


Lawn watering


Personality of the Month rules change


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2012 Candidates

for local office

School Board-District 2 (NP)
Robert B. Clemons
Lana Cherie Hastings
Matthew Rexroat
School Board-District 3 (NP)
Michelle Walker-Crawford
School Board-District 4 (NP)
Julie C. Thomas
Superintendent of Schools
Robert G. Rankin (R)
Ronda Adkins (D)
Emory Philman (D)
County Commissioner-Dist. 1
Sharon Akins Langford (D)
Rosemary McDaniel (NPA)
County Commissioner-Dist. 3
James A. Shepherd (D)
William (Bill) Wolford (R)
Todd Gray (R)
Rodney Brown (NPA)
County Commissioner-Dist. 4
John Rance Thomas (D)
Marion C. Poitevint (R)
County Commissioner-Dist. 5
Kenrick D. Thomas (R)
James E. (Buddy) Vickers (R)
County Judge (NP)
David Miller (Duke) Lang
Sheree H. Lancaster
Sheriff
Leonard Knuckles (R)
Robert (Bobby) Schultz III (D)
Charles Risk Jr. (D)
Scott Gabriel Martin (R)
Clerk of Circuit Court
Susan P. Owens (D)
Vema Mae Eady Wilson (D)
Randy Durden (R)
Crystal Thornton Jones (R)
Todd Newton (R)
Tracey Downing Wilkerson(D)
Property Appraiser
Damon C. Leggett (D)
Tax Collector
Tommy Langford (R)
Mitchell Gentry (R)
Barbara Merritt (D)
Supervisor of Elections
Connie D. Sanchez (R)
Soil and Water Conservation
District 1-No candidates yet
Soil and Water Conservation
District 3-No candidates yet
Soil and Water Conservation
District 5-
Jean Wonser (NP)


By Geneva Cornwell
The concept of compassion can be
defined as suffering with another or
helping others heal their hurts. Sym-
pathy, empathy and compassion work
together to heal the hurt. Sympathy
is seeing someone's pain. Empathy
is feeling someone's pain. Compas-
sion is relieving someone's pain.
Compassion is like a doctor's care.
It is important to the healing process,
but it cannot actually heal. Just as
not everyone responds properly to a
doctor's care, not everyone responds
kindly to compassion. Some are
willing. Some are bitter. Some
experience prompt and effective
healing, while others see their wounds
fester and grow.
This month the Character Council
would like to highlight as its person-
ality, Mrs. Milli Blalock. A twenty-
seven year employee with Publix,
now retired, Mrs. Blalock arrived
with her family, in 1989, from Pinel-
las County to begin a new life here in
Gilchrist. She is a third-generation
Floridian and is proud to say so. She
treasures the day she moved here.
She has been busy ever since, do-
ing whatever is necessary to heal the
hurts of others. She is a member of
the Gilchrist Woman's Club and also
gives of her time as a member of the
Gilchrist Sheriff's Volunteers.
Also, as a member of Priscilla Bap-
tist Church, Blalock is a part of many
of the church's activities, especially
in assisting the sick elderly. She


believes that "God placed us on this
earth to help others and, while help-
ing others, it fills a void on both ac-
counts for assisting those in need." It
also brightens her day.
Blalock shared that though there
are times when demonstrating com-
passion, one can experience some-
what of a burden, for there are those
who use the kindness of others, but
do not take responsibility by doing
their own part. However, a negative
response does not deter this wonder-
ful lady from moving forward, for
she feels that "doing nice things for
others changes one's own heart, for
by making someone else feel good,
it makes me feel good, also." Her
theme for life: "Do unto others as
you would have them do unto you."


Conlin Family Benefit will

be April 22


By Bob Leichner
A benefit for Donnie and Marcy
Conlin will be held at the Old Town
American Legion, Post 383, on Sun-
day, April 22, starting at noon.
Donnie and Marcy Conlin were
out of town when their house burned
to the ground on March 14. If their
names are familiar, it is because Don-
nie and Marcy, along with their band
Section 8, are always the first ones
to step up and lend a hand whenever
there is someone in need. Their sup-
port and hard work for many chari-
table causes in the community is ex-
emplary and now is the time for the
community to return the favor.
Live music for the event will be
provided by many area groups in-
cluding Spare Parts, Saltwater Cow-
boys, Rock Bluff Band, Sabal, Roann
Jackson Band, Dotti South and the
Slackers, and Steel Bridge. Section 8
is expected to close the show. All of
these bands are to be commended for
donating their services for this per-
formance.
The benefit will include dinners for
a charitable donation, baked goods
auctions throughout the day; 50/50
drawings, general auctions for do-
nated goods and services, and much
more!
While most items are to be auc-
tioned, there will be a drawing for a
new Fender Sonoran acoustic-elec-
tric cutaway, black solid-top guitar
with built-in tuner, including deluxe
bag and stand. Retail value of the
prize, which was donated by a local
merchant, is $580. Drawing for the
prize will be towards the end of the
event on the 22nd, and winner need
not be present to win.
Tickets are being sold for $2 each,
or three for $5.
Advance tickets are available now


at the American Legion Post or Dixie
Music Center in Old Town, and at the
Town Hall in Cross City.
Those wishing to make a contribu-
tion, whether it's with baked goods,
business gift certificates, merchan-
dise, or services to be auctioned,
should contact American Legion Post
383 at (352) 542-2021. Monetary do-
nations will be graciously received as
well.
Old Town's American Legion, Post
383, is located at 1297 NE 82nd Av-
enue, just off US 19 about a half mile
west of the Old Town stop light.
The event is free and open to the
public.
It is recommended that attendees
bring folding chairs, as seating will
be extremely limited.
No coolers will be allowed, as there
will be plenty of food and beverages
available for sale.


Submitted
A change in the number of days
lawn and landscape watering is al-
lowed throughout the Suwannee Riv-
er Water Management District (Dis-
trict) has been put into place.
The District's mandatory, year-
round landscape irrigation rule per-
mits watering two days per week dur-
ing DST (spring and summer months)
and residents may choose which days
to water. Irrigation should not occur
between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. However,
given the region's ongoing drought
and water supply issues, homeown-
ers and businesses are urged to water
no more than one day per week or
better yet, not at all.
A rainfall deficit of 12.7 inches,
declining river and lake levels, and
record low groundwater levels have
prompted the District to call for in-
creased conservation on the part of
all residents.
"We're asking the public to water
as little as possible," said Jon Dinges,
District director of Water Supply and
Resource Management. "We also
strongly encourage the use of Florida
Friendly Landscaping principles
and skipping irrigation days when it
rains near the time you plan to irri-
gate."
The limits on landscape irrigation
are part of an ongoing effort to help
address water needs within the Dis-
trict. The rules apply to residential
landscaping, public or commercial
recreation areas, and public and com-
mercial businesses that aren't regu-
lated by a District-issued permit. The
rule permits irrigation just one day
per week during Standard Time (fall
and winter months).
The rule applies to residents with-
in the District's boundaries, which
means all of Columbia, Dixie, Gil-
christ, Hamilton, Lafayette, Madi-
son, Suwannee, Taylor and Union
counties," and portions of Alachua,
Baker, Bradford, Jefferson, Levy and
Putnam counties.
Residents within the City of Ala-
chua and the unincorporated areas
of Alachua County also fall under a
county ordinance which designates
specific days residents are allowed to
irrigate.
Please call Alachua County at 352-
264-6800 for more information.
For more information about the
District's landscape irrigation rule
visit www.mysuwanneeriver.com.
For information on Florida Friendly
Landscaping visit www.florida-
yards.org.

Advertise in the
Gilchrist County Journal--


It pays!





Date High Low High Low High
Thu 3.211 ft 0.160ft. 3.232 ft -0.310 ft
Apr5, 12 1:34 AM 8:01AM 1:44PM 8:25 PM
Fri 3.269 ft 0.306 ft., 3.431 ft -0.627 ft
Apr 6,12 2:24 AM 8:41 AM 2:16 PM 9:09 PM
Sat 3.223ft. 0.502 ft. 3.587ft. -0.807ft
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Sun 3.084 ft 0.721 ft. 3.681 ft -0.833 ft
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Mon 2.868 ft. 0.936 ft. 3.689 ft -0.706 ft
Apr 9, 12 4:52 AM 10:35 AM 4:03 PM 11:28 PM
Tue 2.616ft. 1.138ft. 3.592ft
Apr 10, 12 5:43 AM 11:15 AM 4:45 PM
Wed -0.457 ft. 2.371 ft. 1.323 ft. 3.390 ft.
Apr 11, 12 12:19 AM 6:41 AM 12:00 PM 5:33 PM
Fll Moon: 4/6 3:20 PM Perigee: 4/7 1:00 PM


The Banner Of The Lord
(Kent Heaton)


No image is as iconic as the group of United States
Marines and Naval Corpsman raising the flag on Iwo Jima
February 23, 1945. The stirring canopy of red, white and
blue in the midst of a war-tom landscape gave hope to
those who had been fighting fiercely for four days losing
forty percent of their fellow heroes. Like the flag flying in
the mangled carnage of 9/11 there is a feeling of
determination and victory that pervades even the most
hopeless scene.
Pieces of cloth emblazoned with a nation's pride have led
countless armies in war. Not unlike the battles of men,
children of God wage war against the greatest foe, Satan.
"For though we walk in the flesh, we do not war
according to the flesh. For the weapons of our warfare
are not carnal but mighty in God" (2 Corinthians 10:3-4).
It is vital to understand the nature of our battle with the
devil and the need for the spiritual armor to protect,
defend and bring destruction upon Satan (Ephesians
6:10-18). As soldiers of Christ, we have a banner that
shows the distinct nature of our army.
David declares in Psalm 20:5, "We will rejoice in your
salvation and in the name of our God we will set up our
banners" (Psalms 20:5). The psalm is a powerful
declaration of God's saving work. The Lord will answer
our prayers in the day of trouble and defend us in our
battles (vl). He will help us and strengthen us and
remember our sacrifices given to Him (v2-3). For this
reason we can rejoice in answered prayer as we take our
stand in a world; holding forth our banners of truth in the
midst of a wicked and perverse generation (v4-5;
Habakkuk 1:3-4).The victory is ours over Satan and the
Lord will answer 'from His holy heaven with the saving


strength of His right hand" (v6).
Our banners lead us to spiritual victory. We do not trust in
the, power of men (v7) but the "name of the Lord our
God" (v7). After the great victory over the Amalekites,
Moses built an altar he called, "The-Lord-Is-My-Banner"
(Exodus 17). The victory was given only by the hand of
God. David again speaks of a banner as given to those who
fear the Lord (Psalm 60). The prophet Isaiah foretells of
the "Root of Jesse, who shall stand as a banner to the
people" (Isaiah 11:10).
The purpose of the banner is to show allegiance. Raising
the flag indicates which side we stand. In this battle there
are only two flags: the banner of righteousness and the
darkened standard of wickedness. We cannot serve two
armies any more than we can serve two masters (Matthew
6:24). As people of God we must raise the banner of Jesus
Christ in the home, in the work place, in the community;
and let the world know whose side we are on.
Joshua used a prayer of allegiance when he begged the
people of God to choose which side they would serve. He
concluded with that war cry of defiance against Satan when
he said, "But as for me and my house, we will serve the
Lord" (Joshua 24:15). That is the battle cry. The blood
stained banner of Jesus Christ should rest upon the hand of
every man and woman who serves the King of Kings and
Lord of Lord (Revelation 19:16). Our banner is trimmed in
the golden sash of victory (1 Corinthians 15:51-57). In the
name of our God let us lift up our banners and fight "the
good fight" (2 Timothy 4:7) and gain the victory. "For
whatever is born of God overcomes the world. And this is
the victory that has overcome the world-our faith" (1
John 5:4).


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THURSDAY, APRIL 5,2012 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


Submitted
1 recently heard someone compare
a particular politician to that kid in
your high school English class who
gives an oral book report, but obvi-
ously has not read the book. No mat-
ter how smooth a speaker they might
be, it soon becomes painfully obvi-
ous they did not do their homework.
After five weeks watching Nehemiah
do his homework, we are more than
ready for him to present his vision!
So, diving in and taking only two
verses, Nehemiah confidently shares
the mission with the Jews living in
Jerusalem:
"Then I said to them, 'You see the
trouble we are in: Jerusalem lies in
ruins, and its gates have been burned
with fire. Come let us rebuild the
wall of Jerusalem, and we will no
longer be in disgrace.' I also told
them about the gracious hand of my
God upon me and what the king had
said to me." -(Nehemiah 2:17-18a)
In this short presentation, we find a
.successful model of casting a vision
and enlisting others tojoirr. Remem-
ber all the groundwork that Nehe-
miah had. invested time and effort in
up to this point: "hearing" the prob-
lem, mourning, fasting and praying
for favor, and asking for the King's
help. Also, don't forget that Nehe-
miah arrived in Jerusalem three days
prior to this meeting, with no wel-
come party. Quietly, he went about
gathering information and surveying
the damaged'walls. Nehemiah didn't
want a committee to labor over every
detail...what he needed was one plan
that would get results.. .and fast!
Nehemiah approached the enlist-
ment process with the assumption
that those living in the city were fully
aware of their vulnerability because
of the broken walls. "You see the
trouble..." Nehemiah knew he didn't
need to tell them this was a problem,
after all, it was their homes and fam-
ily living without protection! Notice
also how Nehemiah never questioned
why they had not already undertaken
the task of'repairing. Pointing a fin-'
ger at what others "should" have done
never wins allies. The main concern


For young


now is to move forward. The walls
need repairing. Let's repair them.
The next move Nehemiah makes
in enlisting others is to join the mix.
Notice that he didn't say, "You need
to get on board because I have gra-
ciously taken a leave of absence
from my important job at the palace
to come down here and help you fix
your wall." Instead, he says, "Come
let us rebuild the wall, and we will
no longer be in disgrace." He spoke
aloud the feelings they all had in
common. There is something so
powerfully motivating about a leader
who considers his or her place among
those being led. We are quick to fol-
low those who have a stake in our
fight, but leaders who stay discon-
nected lose respect quickly. Consider
those you have joined for a task. Did
they simply point you in a direction,
or did they roll up their sleeves and
join you? Personally, I tend to Want a
leader in the trenches with me!
To seal the deal, Nehemiah then
gives a convincing testimony that
displays God's direction and bless-
ing over this project. No doubt he
tells them how he asked God for fa-
vor with King Artaxerxes, and how
God answered his prayer above and
beyond what he imagined. At this
point,!I am almost certain Nehemiah
pulled out the king's letters demand-
ing safe conduct as he traveled, as
well as the invoice for timber from
the king's forest. Can't.you hear him
saying, "Look what God has already
done! God is for us...how can we
fail?"
. Being reminded of all Nehemiah
invested in this project to get to the
place of sharing his vision is a hum-
bling reminder that it takes a lot of
work to begin a work. Homework
must be done, information gathered,
groundwork laid...we must be will-
ing to count the cost in order to cast a
vision. And never, ever miss the op-
portunity to bear witness to what God
is up to and give Him glory. "So they
began this good work."
Because Every Heart Matters,
Angie


Heart Matters
by Anglie Land


March 28, April 10, and May 16


Bell Elementary School




March 27, April 9 & 11, and


May15


Trenton Elementary School


Bell Elementary
(352) 463-3275


Trenton Elementary
(352) 463-3224


Chamber
Connection
Levy County Fair--April 7-10,
2012 at Williston Industrial Park.
Palms Medical Group Chamber
Mixer and Open House, Bell loca-
tion--April 10 at 5:00-6:30 p.m.
Gilchrist County Education
Foundation Wild Beast Feast--Fri-
day, April 13, 6-8 p.m. at the Gilchrist
County FFAArena on U.S. Hwy. 129
between Bell and Trenton. Tickets
available at Gilchrist Courthouse,
Gilchrist Journal, Chamber of Com-
merce and all local banks.
Relay for Life of Gilchrist/Levy
County Team Party--April 19, Tren-
ton Communnity Center, 5:30 p.m.
RSVP to Sandra @ 278-1563 or San-
'dra.Holder@yahoo.com or Courtnie
at 376-6866, ext. 5061.
Second Annual Spring into Fun
event--Otter Springs Park and Camp-
ground, Saturday, April 21. Free
-park admission. A fun, interactive
way to learn about the variety of ac-
tivities and resources available in the
Tri-County area. Free door prizes.
Food and drinks will be available for
purchase.. Call 463-0800 for more
information.
Trenton Rotary Club 4th Annual
Fishing Tournament--April 21 at
Suwannee Marina. Visit www.Tren-
tonRotaryClub.org for info or call
463-6613.
Trenton High School Alumni Re-
union--April 28, 2012, Trenton El-
ementary Cafeteria, 12:30 p.m.; $20
per person. Call Jennie Sharp at 493-
4638 for'more information.
Helping Hands Massage-Esthet-
ics-Salon-Boutique--visit- or call
352-240-5792 for April specials and
Prom specials.
Caboodles--now has a full color
printer in house for some of your
printing needs..
Helping Hand Handyman Ser-
vices and A.S.E. Auto Repair--of-
.fers $25 off any job performed over
$150; call 386-454-7004.


Tri-County Bicycle Club
Submitted
The Tri-County Bicycle Club has
scheduled its next ride for Saturday,
April 14, at 9:00 a.m. We will meet
at the Depot in Trenton and ride west
on the bike trail. Whether you enjoy
long-distance riding, more leisurely
bike rides, or both, this club is for
you. If you enjoy bike riding, we in-
vite you to join us.


Submitted by Carol Laine
Madison County Commissioner
Roy Ellis, Chair of the North Central
Florida Regional Planning Council,
welcomed Chris Doolin, the Primary
*Legislative Affairs Consultant to the
Florida Small County Coalition and
the Small School District. Council
Consortium, at their recent meet-
ing. Also in attendance was Com-
missioner Kenrick Thomas, Council
Member from Gilchrist County. Mr.
Doolin's remarks' provided Council
members with a review of a number
of programs which the Coalition was
instrumental in helping secure for
rural counties during the past legisla-
tive session.
The Council, in partnership with
economic development organizations
and local governments, promotes
regional strategies, partnerships and
solutions to strengthen the economic
competitiveness and quality of life of
the 11 counties and 33 incorporated
municipalities in the north central
portion of Florida. The Council,
whose members are local elected of-
ficials and gubernatorial appointees,
administers a variety of state and fed-
Seral programs for north central Flori-
da including Alachua, Bradford, Co-
lumbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton,
Lafayette, Madison, Suwannee, Tay-
lor and Union Counties. Programs
include development of the Com-
prehensive Economic Development
Strategy, the Strategic Regional Pol-
icy Plan, technical assistance to local


governments in development of com-
prehensive plans, land development
regulations and grant management,
and administration of developments
of regional impact, local mitiga-
tion strategies, hazardous, materials,
homeland security and economic
development programs. In addition,
the Council staffs the Metropolitan
Transportation Planning Organiza-
tion .for the Gainesville Urbanized
Area, the North Central Florida Lo-


cal Emergency Planning Committee,
the North Central Florida Regional
Hazardous Materials Response Team
and The Original Florida Tourism
Task Force.

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From left to right are Madison County Commissioner Roy Ellis, Chair of the North Central'Florida Re-
gional Planning Council; Christian Doolin, Primary Legislative Affairs Consultant to the Small County
Coalition; Kenrick Thomas, Gilchrist County Commissioner; and Scott Koons, Executive Director of the
North Central Florida Regional Planning Council.

Doolin was guest speaker at NCFRPC meeting


8ast Drugs of Treoton


It's been 35 great years, Trenton, hank You!

We will close at 3:00 PM on Friday, April 13th




Best Drugs


A Walree~ 'Pharmacy

Will open at 9:00 AM on Monday, April 16th

Same location, Familiar f aces


The Gilchrist County Solid Waste Department will
be closed on Good Friday, April 6, 2012.

All facilities will return to our regular schedule on

Saturday, April 7, 2012. The City of Trenton route on

Friday will not be rescheduled.

SIf you have any questions,

please do not hesitate to call 463-3185..

Have a safe holiday weekend.


FREE Pre-K

Developmental



Screenings
children turning 3 and 4 years old residing in Gilchrist County


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Receipts at the Ellisville Livestock
Market on Wednesday, March 28,
2012, were this week 583, last week
395 and last year 724.
Compared to one week ago:
Slaughter cows and bulls 1.00 to 3.00
higher. Feeder steers and heifers un-
even. Feeder and replacement cows
steady. Slaughter cow 42 percent,
slaughter bulls six, and feeders 52
percent. In the feeder supply steers
made up approximately 43 percent
of the run, heifers 48 percent, and re-
placement cows nine percent.'
Slaughter Cows Breaker 75-80 per-
cent: 915-1195 (1104) 86.50-91.50
(88.18) High Dressing; 1210-1535
(1398) 78.00-86.00 (81.50); 1210-
1545 (1357) 89.00,98.50 (91.32)
High Dressing; 1610-1915 (1704)
81.00-88.00 (83.39).
Slaughter Cows Boner 80-85 per-
cent: 885-1185 (1034) 79.00-85.00
(82.09).
Slaughter Bulls Y.G. 1: 1210-
1445 (1337) 94.00-102.50 (98.27);
1585-2225 (1891) 98.00-112.50
(103.86).
Feeder Steers and Bulls Medi-
um and Large 1-2: 260-295 (275)
216.00-245.00 (230.97); 360-395
(375) 189.00-208.00 (200.60); 410-

Spring Ridge
VFD's pancake
breakfast
Submitted
The Spring Ridge Volunteer Fire
Department invites you to their next
monthly Pancake Breakfast at its fire
station. This month's breakfast will
start at 7:30 a.m. on Saturday, April
7, 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.
We would like to also invite all can-
didates for local offices, and remind
them that our breakfasts provide a
great informal setting in which to
meet and interact with voters.
Blueberry, pecan and plain pan-
cakes will be served, along with sau-
sages, eggs, grits (cheese grits, too),
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 Church of God.
Come have a nice breakfast and chat
with your neighbors. See you on the
first Saturday of April (and every
month).


435 (427) 188.00-198.00 (190.72);
455-485 (473) 154.00-170.00
(160.16); 515-530 (523) 146.00-
156.00 (150.00).
Feeder Steers and Bulls Medi-
um and Large 2-3: 260-290 (275)
175.00-180.00 (177.36); 360-385
(370) 176.00-184.0 (179.11); 425-
445 (433) 175.00-180.00 (177.94);
460-485 (476) 140.00-150.00
(145.05); 510-530 (518) 136.00-
140.00 (136.79).
Feeder Heifers Medium and Large
1-2: 210-230 (225) 245.00-250.00
(246.17); 305-340 (321) 190.00-
210.00 (199.74); 360-390 (376)
176.00-186.00 (181.36); 420-435
(431) 165.00-178.00 (171.,11);
455-480' (470) 138.00-148.00
(143.92); 505-540 (518) 136.00-
146.00 (139.92).
Feeder Heifers Medium and Large
2-3: 220-230 (223) 187.50-200.00
(191.79); 310-340 (322) 180.00-
186.00 (183.94); 360-390 (378)
168.00-172.00 (169.47); 410-430
(471) 122.00-132.00 (126.01); 510-
545 (528) 128.00-132.00 (130.62).
Bred Cows Medium and Large 1-
2: 915-1185 (1035) 84.00-108.00
(90.00).


From the
Shelves of
Bell Library
Submitted
Happiness comes when you least
expect it. Powerful, funny, heart-
warming and triumphant, Saving
Sarah Cain is captivating. Sarah
Cain is sweet, successful, slightly
self-absorbed and a city girl through
and through. But when the untimely
death of her sister draws her to Amish
country for the funeral, she makes a
discovery that will change her life:
she is now the legal guardian of five
Amish nieces and nephews! Desper-
ately trying to juggle the kids, her
career and'her comfort level, Sarah
must re-evaluate her priorities as she
prepares for the biggest culture shock
of her life.
The story is by The New York
Times Best-selling Novelist Beverly
Lewis our Author of the Month. We
have many of her books in regular
and large print.
A special thanks to all our patrons
and book donors; we are preparing
to have a Book and Yard Sale soon
more details to come.
The Bookworm


Norm Conti and Sally Browning

Sally Browning retires
Norm Conti, President SREC Advisory Group, presents Sally Browing,
Director of Trenton Senior Center, a plaque to commemorate 25 years of
service to Gilchrist County Seniors. Sally will remain part-time through
April until her replacement is trained.
I


Transport service
available for eye
surgery patients
Submitted
Eye-Ride is a transport service for
Gilchrist County residents provided
by the Gilchrist County Board of
County Commissioners. This service
provides direct rides to eye special-
ists located in Chiefland, Lake City,
and Gainesville, for residents who
are scheduled for eye surgery. This
service is an alternative for people
who would otherwise have to rely on
friends, neighbors, or family mem-
bers for transport.
There is a $25 fee per trip to cov-
er costs of fuel and maintenance so
that a minimum of taxpayer funds are
involved.
Please contact Richard Esseck at
386-935-4720 for information or to
schedule appointments. It is sug-
gested that you schedule early as ride
availability at this time is limited.


Free Evening of
Bluegrass
Submitted
The Dixie County Historical Soci-
ety will be hosting another evening
of Bluegrass and Bluegrass Gospel
music for your enjoyment on Satur-
day, April 7, 2012, at 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.
at the Old Town Elementary School
Auditorium located at SR. 349 and
CR 55A. Big Cypress Bluegrass and
The Overall Band will be perform-
ing. The music will start at 6 p.m.
and will finish when the music stops.
Admission is free so bring the family
and enjoy.


SRWMD launches
new website to
enhance water
resource
information
Submitted
After working ,on a web re-de-
sign over the last several months,
the Suwannee River Water Manage-


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the website has undergone major
upgrades since 2006. The website's
address www.mysuwanneeriver.com
will remain the same.
The website has a more versatile
layout that scales appropriately when
viewed by smaller devices, such as
an iPad.
The website also has new features
and capabilities, including a mod-
ule for alerts and notices that allows
users to view important and timely
information for flooding events and
updates, prescribed fire activity, and
District land closures. Users can sub-
scribe through the website's Notify
Me feature to receive notification of
such events.
The website provides useful water
resource information to the public, in-
cluding rainfall and water level data;
recreational opportunities on District
lands; and notification of when vari-
ous items are posted to the website,
including monthly Governing Board
materials, the latest issue of River-
Fronts newsletter, and meetings and
documents related to water supply
planning and surplus lands.


Ellisville Livestock Report


FAIR HOUSING WORKSHOP
Gilchrist County is a fair housing advocate. The County is holding a workshop to
explain the Fair Housing Ordinance for all of the protected classes (race, color,
familial status, handicap, national origin, religion and sex). The public is invited to
attend.
The workshop is scheduled for Monday, April 16,2012 at 5:00 p.m., or as soon
thereafter as possible, at the Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners
Meeting Facility located at 210 South Main Street, Trenton, Florida. Any
handicapped, visually or hearing impaired person or non-English speaking
person needing special assistance at the meeting should contact (352) 463-3169
(Voice & TDD), Florida Relay Service (800) 955-8771, Gilchrist County. at (352)
463-3170 at least five days prior to the meeting and assistance will be provided.


You are invited to attend a meeting to consider

moving Fifth Grade back to Trenton Elementary


Time: 6:30 p.m.
Date: Tuesday, April 10, 2012
Location: Trenton Elementary School Cafeteria


Tuesday, April 10, 2012 at 6:30pm there will be an open parent
forum at Trenton Elementary to discuss the Fifth Grade units at
Trenton Middle School returning to Trenton Elementary School be-
ginning the 2012-2013 school year. All parents and community
members are invited to attend.





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Toys for Tots news bulletin

Submitted by Vince and Pat Arcadi
It is with much regret that Vince and I need to inform you that we will no
longer be able to coordinate a 'Toys for Tots program in Levy or Gilchrist
County. As some of you may know Vince has had some serious health issues
over the past year and this has caused us to make some life changes. Vince
has been participating in the Toys for Tots program for over 10 years and has
been the coordinator for the Tri-County area for the last 7 years. It is our
hope that a qualified individual or group will.come forward and pick up the
program in your county.
If anyone is interested in doing this, please contact the Toys for Tots Foun-
dation at ToysforTots.Org and you can apply to be the coordinator for your
area.
Thank you to all of those who have given their time and support in the past
years. We appreciate you.


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Saturday Afternoon
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I'tlIRSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012


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Blessing of the
Animals at
'Trenton United
Methodist Church

On Saturday, April 7, the Trenton
United Methodist Church will hold
"Blessing of the Animals" at 9:00
a.m. on the church grounds for the
pets of anyone in the Tri-County area.
The only restriction is that we request
that your pet either be in a cage or on
a leash. Please bring your pet and en-
joy this special service with him/her.
The church is located at 203 NE
2nd Street in Trenton. If you have
any questions, please call Janice Lee
at 463-1491 or the church office at
463-2877.


meetings

"Bible History and Archaeology"
is the theme of a series of lectures to
be hosted by the North East church of
Christ, which meets at 4330 NE CR
S340 in High Springs April 6-8. Fer-
rell Jenkins, of Tampa, Florida, has
been selected to present the lectures.
Each lesson of the illustrated series
will begin at 7:30 p.m. each evening,
Friday through Sunday, and is open
to the public at no charge. There will
also be two lessons Sunday morning
at 9:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. For more
information call Mark at 813-624-
9005.


Sunday School 9:45 am
Morning Worship 11:00 am


Gospel Sing featuring
Eternal Vision at
Pleasant Hill Baptist
Church

Pleasant Hill Baptist will be host-
ing a Gospel Sing on Saturday, April
14, at 7:00 p.m. featuring Eternal Vi-
sion. There will be a covered dish
supper afterwards to fellowship with
the group. Our church is located on
CR 232 in Bell.
Come out for fun and blessings and
invite friends and family. We look
forward to seeing you there.
If you have any questions, please
call 352-542-5554.


Easter Dinner at


Riverside Baptist Church, located
just off CR138 behind the Volunteer
Fire Department, will be having Eas-
ter Dinner on Sunday, April 8, imme-
diately following morning services.
You can help us welcome Arnold and
Wanda O'Steen, our new pastor and
his wife.
Plan on coming to Sunday School
and morning service or just to eat and
have fun. There will be plenty of
food, fun, and fellowship. There will
be an egg hunt and games for kids of
all ages. Hope to see there.
May God Bless you all and have a
safe and blessed Easter.


Evening Worship 6:00 pm
Wednesday Prayer 7:00 pm


Church Office: 386-935-3935


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. 5:45, p.m.
7070 S.W. CR-334A Trenton, FL 32693
Music Minister: Rick Reed
Youth Director: Aaron Bachle
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BAPTIST CHURCH
LOVING GOD AND LOVING PEOPLE


352-463-2028


Pine Grove Baptist Church
16655 N. W. CR-339
Trenton, Florida 32693
352-463-2151
www.pgbcfl.com

Dr. Greg Douglas, Senior Pastor
Pastor Rickey Whitley, Assoc. Pastor/Youth
Pastor Emanuel Harris, Education/Children
Pastor Jared Douglas, Collegiate/Missions


Sunday School ...................................................... 9:15 a.m .
Morning Worship ..................... ...................... 10:30 a.m.
Evening Worship .................................... ......... 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday Night Services:
Prayer Meeting, Youth, College & Career ................... 7:00 p.m.
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CHURCH t
"Holding Forth the Word of Life."
5509 S.W. County Road 232, Bell, Florida
(2.5 miles West of SR 129 Between Trenton & Bell)
Sunday School........................... 10:00 AM
Morning Worship....................... 11:00 AM
Evening Worship.......................... 6:00 PM
Wednesday Prayer & Youth.........7:00 PM
Phone (352) 463-1562
Pastor: Ron Black

WE WELCOME YOU TO
UNION BAPTIST CHURCH (SBo
6259 $.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
MUSIC DIRECTOR: CHARLES BROCK
WCHURCH PHONE: 352-472-3845
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502 NE 7th Street
Trenton, Florida 32693
352-463-3793
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tcoc@bellsouth.net


Easter Sunrise
Service at Trenton
United Methodist
Church

During this Lenten Season Tren-
ton United Methodist Church will be
having several services leading up to
Easter. On Thursday, April 5, there
will be a Maundy Thursday Service
at 7:00 p.m. commemorating the
Lord's Last Supper. On April 6, our
church is holding a Good Friday Ser-
vice at 7:00 p.m.
Several events are planned for Eas-
ter, April 8, including an Easter Sun-
rise Service at 7:00 a.m. in front of
the Fellowship Hall. There will be a
continental breakfast following this
service as well as an Easter Egg Hunt
for the children.
There will be no 11:00 a.m. service,
but our Choir will put on a beautiful
Easter Cantata entitled "Because He
Lives" at 9:30 a.m.
We welcome anyone who wishes
to join us for these fun and uplifting
events. Our church is located at 203
NE 2nd Street in Trenton. For more
information, please call Janice Lee at
463-1391 or the church office at 463-
2877.


Easter Sunrise Service
at Ft. Fanning

The Easter Sunrise Service at Ft.
Fanning will be hosted by Fanning
Springs Community Church, Joppa
Baptist Church, Priscilla Baptist
Church and Vintage Faith Church.
The service will be on April 8 at 7
a.m. Song and message will be fol-
lowed by a free breakfast fellowship
at Joppa Baptist Church. Come and
celebrate Easter.


New ministry at
Trenton
Community
Nazarene Church

By Barbara Leanza
Trenton Community Nazarene
Church, under the leadership of their
pastor Ed Leanza, has incorporated a
new ministry in addition to those cur-


Trenton United Methodist Church
203 NE 2nd Street
Trenton, FL 32693
S352-463-2877
Sunday school for all at 9:30 a.m.
Sunday morning Worship at 8:30 a.m. and 11 a.m.
Wednesday evening Bible study at 6 p.m.
Dale Elzie, Pastor

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rently in place. The new program,
L.I.F.T., is an acronym for Living In-
tentionally Fit Together. While some
may think that this would include
only the physical aspect of one's life,
the intention of this program is to help
people live fit lifestyles in every area
of their lives. Classes and programs
will be offered to address not just the
physical, but also the spiritual, finan-
cial, education, and emotional/mental
aspects of the individual. The goal
is to provide the encouragement, in-
formation, and empowerment people
need to become more fit in their day
to day lives.
L.I.F.T. coordinator, Barbara Lean-
za said that the first focus has been
on the physical aspect of fit living
since that is what most people associ-
ate with a fit lifestyle. Currently the
women have been meeting on Tues-
day and Thursday evenings from 7 to
8 p.m. to participate in some sort of
exercise routine. Jillian MichaelsT,
P90XTM, walking exercises, and oth-
er selections of video programs have
been included so far. The men have
been walking in the mornings and in-
corporating some strengthening exer-
cises in the walk. We invite the com-
munity to join us for these events.
There is no cost to participate.
L.I.F.T. plans to include adding
sessions pertaining to money, health,
spiritual growth, basic home and car
maintenance, and personal develop-
ment issues.
Please call the church office at 463-
1057 for more information. Trenton
Community Nazarene Church is lo-
cated at 2659 SW State Road 26 just
outside of Trenton.


"The Thorn Easter
Experience" to be
presented at
Lighthouse Word
Church

This year at Lighthouse Word
Church the greatest story ever told
comes to life with "The Thorn Easter
Experience."
Through realistic videos, live dra-
mas and beautiful music, attendees
will experience the power and com-
passion of Jesus' life, the pain of his
crucifixion, and the triumph of his
resurrection. The service will be held
April 8 at 10:30 a.m. at Lighthouse
Word Church.


The Lighthouse is excited to be able
to invite everyone in the Tri-County
area to attend this unique program.
A free breakfast with delicious pas-
tries and breakfast casseroles will be
served at 9:30 a.m.
Lighthouse Word Church is located
at 2350 NW Hwy. Alt. 27, Chiefland.
For more information go to light-
houseword.org or call 493-1554.
A nursery will be available for in-
fants and toddlers.


Special services at
St. Alban's Episcopal
Church for Palm
Sunday and Easter

St. Alban's Episcopal Church will
hold its services for Palm Sunday and
Easter as follows:
Thursday, April 5--Maundy Thurs-
day Service (foot washing) at 6 p.m.
Good Friday, April 6, at noon and
6p.m.
Easter Sunday, April 8, at 8:30
a.m. and 10:30 a.m. (lunch following
10:30 service).
We're located four miles N of
Walmart on Hwy. 19, Chiefland.
Public invited.


Turning Point
Ministries announces
Holy Week activities
Submitted
We enjoyed a great meal and we
were pleased with the level of com-
munity support at our recent "Break-
fast fit for a King."
You are invited to join Turning
Point Minitries for Holy Week ac-
tivities:
Maundy Thursday, April 4, 2012,
at 7:00 p.m.--"Passover to Commu-
nion: A commemoration of Past and
Present." Learn how the story of
Easter begins in the Old Testament
and continues on.
Easter Sunday, April 8, 2012, Eas-


The Gilchrist County State Housing Initiative Partnership (SHIP) Program
will hold a SHIP educational course at 6:00 pm on Thursday, April 12, 2012 in
the Gilchrist County Commissioners Building at 210 South Main Street Trenton,
Florida. The Class is free and open to the public. Anyone applying for a SHIP
loan is required to attend a SHIP class. If you have any questions, please call
the SHIP Program office at 352-463-4021.
Charlotte Pedersen
Program Administrator
Pub. April 5, 2012


NOTICE OF MEETING
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that the Gilchrist County SHIP Loan Review
Committee will hold a regular meeting on Thursday, April 12, 2012 at 3:30 pm in
the Gilchrist County Commissioners' Building at 210 South Main Street, Trenton
Florida.
PLEASE BE ADVISED that if a person decides to appeal any decision made
at such meeting or hearings, he will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the
proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be based.
Charlotte Pedersen
Program Administrator
Pub. April 5, 2012




0 New Beginning
SBaptist Church
SP.O. Box 429/8130 SW 70th Street
S .Trenton, FL 32693
_, (One Block Past Otter Springs Resort)

Bro. Christopher Ruggles
Pastor


Cell: 352-222-0896


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Sunday School 10 am Sunday Morning Worship 11am
Sunday Evening Worship 6 pm Wednesday Bible Study 7 pm



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ter Sunrise Service at 7:00 a.m.--
Complementary Continental Break-
fast following the service.
Learning Hour and Fellowship--
9:00 a.m.
Easter Worship--10:14 a.m.
Easter Egg Hunt (following wor-
ship)
All activities will take place at the
ministry location on CR 341 in Tren-
ton. Call 352-463-1882 for more in-
formation.


F.A.I.T.H.H. van visit

Submitted
The F.A.I.T.H.H. Mobile Food
Pantry will be in Bell at the Club-
house behind City Hall on April 19,
2012, 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-
372-0294.


Camp Good Hope on
April 21
Submitted
Camp Good Hope is a day-long
camp which provides age-appropri-
ate activities for families with chil-
dren or teens who have experienced
a loss. It is available for children
ages 6 through grade 5. There is no
cost for the camp, but registration is
required.
In the Gilchrist County area, the
camp will be held on April 21, 2012,
at Otter Springs Park. Please register
by April 13.
You may call 386-454-1338 or 1-
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TES Mulch Sale
Thank you Overstreet Mulch for supporting the TES Safety Patrol Mulch Sale once again. We couldn't
do it without you. The mulch sale was a huge success and the Safety Patrol thanks everyone who came
out and supported them. See you next year.


JROTC announces changes in

command for upcoming

school year
Submitted by Cadet Sergeant Ryan Cumbie
Instructors Colonel McGill and First Sergeant Meinholtz announced the
new cadet high command for the Bell High School Army JROTC 2012-2013
school year on March 16.
These changes are Battalion Commander Cadet Lieutenant Colonel Kyle
Birchfield, Battalion Cadet Command Sergeant Major Matthew Kreinbihl,
Executive Officer Major Niki Bolender, Personnel Officer Cadet Captain
Kassidy Renick, Security/Safety Officer Cadet Captain Jared Boyette, Opera-
tions Officer Cadet Major Gia Depanfilo, Supply Officer Cadet Major Allie
Madlem, and Public Affairs Officer Cadet Captain Kirstin Cunningham. All
were officially promoted on March 28.
Remember, applications are available to all public school students grades
8-11.
We have great confidence and pride in our new leaders and can't wait to
start the new school year!


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BHS Athletic

Booster Club to

host Meet and

Greet for

Coach Gore ^
Submitted
The Bell High School Athletic
Booster Club will be hosting a meet
and greet with our new coach, Adam
Gore. Come join us Monday, April
9, at 6:30 p.m. in the high school caf-
eteria. We are excited to introduce
Adam and his family to our com-
munity. We look forward to having
Coach Gore as part of our athletic
department. Go Bulldogs!


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High Springs
Community
Theater announces
upcoming
production
Submitted
The High Springs Community
Theater is excited to announce the
upcoming production of "Deathtrap"
a comedy thriller by Ira Levin and di-
rected by Leroy Clark.
The play is full of plot twists that
will leave the audience astounded.
It is about a washed up playwright,
Sidney Bruhl, who receives a script
from one of his students that Sidney
recognizes immediately as a potential
Broadway hit. Should he kill the stu-
dent and pass the play off as his own?
Who will be murdered?
Performances will be held April
13-May 6. On Fridays and Satur-
days the show begins at 8 p.m. and
Sunday matinees are at 2 p.m.
Tickets are $11 and $8 for youth
15 and younger. Seniors on Sunday
are $9.
There will be an opening night re-
ception on Friday, April 13th and all
patrons will receive complimentary
wine and cheese. Doors for this per-
formance will open at 7:15 p.m.
Tickets are available on line at
highspringscommunitytheater.com,
the Coffee Clutch in High Springs or
the Framery in Lake City. For infor-
mation call 352 494-0784.

Haven Hospice
beginning grief
class in Cedar Key
Submitted
Haven Hospice is hosting a grief
and loss class on the second Wednes-
day of every month beginning April
11 at the Christ Episcopal Church in
Cedar Key for adults. This class will
be from 6-7 p.m. For more informa-
tion, contact the local office at 800-
677-5428.


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Submitted by Bonnie Wilson
Well, my friends, 1 have been out
of town with my little "Sugarfoot"
Coby on a spectacular adventure!
What a time we had.
Dave drove Coby and I up to Bris-
tol, Florida, to meet with my good
friend Ann Sharkey. We gals had a
great adventure planned and were
looking forward to heading up to
Marianna to the Florida Caverns area
where we would camp and trail ride
to our hearts' content...or at least un-
til I had to be back at work.
Our plans included spending a day
at Ann's place relaxing and riding on
her 360 plus acres of beautiful pine
woods and then head out to Marianna
the next day. As they say all too fre-
quently; great plans are not always
written in stone. The following night
as we looked at the weather news it
was all too apparent that we had to
change our plans. Rain, rain go away,
come back another day! Well, that
childish rhyme did not help. Marian-
na seemed to be heavy with a down-
pour of well needed rain for Florida.
So just what do girls do when it
rains? Go shopping of course! We
went to Panama City and shopped
and then we packed up our horses
and our gear and headed to RO Ranch
in Lafayette County. What an awe-
some place. I was totally amazed and
pleased with such a fine equestrian
center. Red Schulte and his late wife
Ollie who owned RO Ranch gave
$3.5 million as an endowment to the
Suwannee River Water Management
District. This incredibly wonderful
2,500 acre ranch has been set up per-
fectly for the equestrian trail rider as
well as an entertainment center for
weddings, family time, club func-
tions, anything you can think of, you
can certainly do there. Several bath-


houses include a family bathroom
and a handicapped bathroom with
heat, air and hot water to end your
day on a great note!
Red remains in his home on the
ranch and he came out to our camp
site to personally introduce himself
to us. He really made our trip spe-
cial just by being himself. A kind,
thoughtful gentleman that brought us
fire wood for the evening. A gener-
ous man with a kind heart and a huge
blessing to all equestrians. If you can
keep up with Red he will gladly give
you a tour of the ranch and the most
charming little chapel I've ever seen.
If you have not been to the RO
Ranch, do yourself a favor and head
over to an amazingly incredible trail
head. Take a small step back into a
time warp of a Florida cracker era in
the 1920s. With the sweet smell of
Mother Nature's scent, rustling sable
palms, tall oaks, pines and your fa-
vorite four-legged buddy plus a few
two-legged ones as well, you will
think you're in heaven riding through
this magnificent, majestic land. I can-
not wait to go back and you can bet it
will be soon.
Coby and I along with Ann and
Dandy crossed a creek and let our
boys play and take a drink from the
stream. At one moment I thought
Coby was going to lie down and roll
with me but I urged him forward and
he decided that was the, better plan.
Wahoo indeed! What a great time I
had, if you're of the same mindset,
come on out and join us at the RO
Ranch, you'll be glad you did! Until
next time, happy trails!
For more information about the
Levy County Horse Club, call 352-
356-0257 or email us at levy2@fla-
horse.com.


THS Alumni Softball game
Submitted
It's that time of year again for the THS Alumni Softball game! It will be on
April 21 at 6 p.m. It is $20 to play and you will receive a t-shirt. Come out
and support the THS Softball program. Please call Lynsey at 352-222-3231
or Shelly at 352-318-3287 to give your shirt size.

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Thursday, April 12
1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
No appointments necessary.
Call 352-463-1100 for more information.


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THURSDAY. APRIL 5, 2012


GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


Page Seven


Obituaries L ega Nof ie e


Mrs. Rachael

Valeria Ammons

Mrs. Rachael Valeria Ammons of
Trenton passed away Sunday, April
1, 2012, at the age of 70. Mrs. Am-
mons moved to Trenton in October of
1999 from Palm Harbor. She worked
for the Florida Council of the Blind
in Pinellas County for 13 years as a
clerk in the concession store located
at the Pinellas County Courthouse.
She was a 50-year member of the
Order of Eastern Star, Largo Chapter,
and was a member of the New Begin-
nings Church. She enjoyed raising
rabbits, flower gardening and attend-
ing auctions.
She is survived by her husband and
companion of 40 years, Les Ammons
of Trenton; mother, Rachael Pierce of
Trenton; brother, Gerald Lee (Judy)
Pierce of St. Pete; brother and sis-
ter, Curtis and Joyce Highsmith of
Horseshoe Beach; and many nieces
and nephews.
Funeral services will be held Thurs-
day, April 5, 2012, at 11:00 a.m. at the
Rick Gooding Funeral Home Chapel
with Rev. Sammy Corbin officiating.
Interment will follow at Old McCrabb
Cemetery in Old Town. A visitation
will be held at the funeral home one
hour prior to the service.
Arrangements have been placed



Card of


Thanks

The Family of Bill
Brideson
Thanks to everyone for your words
of compassion and comfort, and for
the food and flowers during this time
of loss.
The Bill Brideson family


The Family of Martha
Watson Yard
We would like to thank every-
one for the cards, phone calls, food,
flowers, and the many acts of kind-
ness shown to us in the passing of
Martha Watson Yard. Thank you for
the many people that had us in your
prayers.
The family of
Martha Watson Yard


Memorial

to the late

Judge E. M.

Akins

















Judge E. M. Akins
Submitted
As a memorial to the late
Judge E. M. Akins, his wife Ruth
thought all of Edwin's. friends
and family would like to read this
piece he wrote so long ago.
There are many kinds of
loneliness:
The loneliness of a ship's
captain,
The loneliness of a President,
The loneliness of a priest,
The loneliness of a cowboy on
a distant prairie,
The loneliness of a wilow,
The loneliness of a widower,
The loneliness of an altered
tom cat,
The loneliness of a fugitive,
The loneliness of a judge,
The loneliness of an orphan,
The loneliness of Napoleon at
Elba,
The loneliness of Abraham.
Lincoln,
The loneliness of John F Ken-
nedy,
The loneliness of a com-
mander,
The loneliness of destitution,
The loneliness of wealth,,
The loneliness of genius,
The loneliness of mental
retardation,
The loneliness of solitude,
The loneliness of popularity,
The loneliness of withdraw,
but the most lonely of all are
the lonely at heart in their own
desolation and self-imposed
misery.
E.M. Akins--] 1977


under the care of the Rick Gooding
Funeral Home in Cross City.



Mrs. Marion B.

Audley

Mrs. Marion B. Audley, age 86, of
Bell passed away at home on March
27, 2012, with family by her side.
She was born on May 25, 1925, in
Waukesha, Wisconsin, to Winfried
and Esther Brenner. She was of the
Lutheran faith and a member of Zion
Lutheran'Church in .Hartland, Wis-
consin. She moved to Bell 13 years
ago from Hartland, Wisconsin. She
enjoyed knitting, quilting and spend-
ing time, with her grandchildren.
She is survived by her husband of
68 years Robert Audley; sons, Thom-
as Audley (Marrianne), Mark Aud-
ley (Peggy), James Audley (Nancy),
Brad Lee Audley (Susan); 12 grand-
children and 14 great-grandchildren.
The family plans on holding a me-
morial Wisconsin.
Arrangements are under the care of
Knauff Funeral Home in Chiefland.

SRWMD

Governing

Board Meetings
Submitted
On Tuesday, April 10, 2012, the
Suwannee River Water Management
District's Governing Board will meet
at 9:00 a.m. at District Headquarters,
9225 County Road 49, Live Oak, FL
32060. The meeting is to consider
District business and conduct public
hearings on regulatory, real estate,
and other various matters. A work-
shop will be held immediately fol-
lowing the meeting.
On Monday, April 23, 2012, at 1:00
p.m., a Tentative Intermediate Gov-
erning Board Meeting will be held at
District Headquarters in Live Oak,
Florida. The public should check the
District website or contact the Dis-
trict to confirm that the meeting has
not been cancelled or rescheduled.
All meetings, workshops, and hear-
ings are open to the public.


Gilchrist County

Land

Tra nsactions
Harold Richard Ellis and Elizabeth
Ann Ellis to Harold Richard Ellis,
Elizabeth Ann Ellis, and Kristy Ma-
rie Ellis, quit claim deed, $10.00, Lot
16 SPJ Subdivision, on 3/22/2012.
Juan Pedro River to Elissa Beth
Ryman, quit claim deed, $1.00, on
3/23/2012.
Faith Place Inc. to Jason L. Baker
and Janice Baker, special warranty
deed, $49,900.00, on 3/26/2012.
Drummond Community Bank to
Robbi L. Richard, corporate warranty
deed, $95,000.00, Lot 13 Pinewood,
on 3/26/2012.
Bank of America to Secretary of
Housing and Urban Development to
National Home Management Solu-
tions, special warranty deed, $10.00,
Lot 12 Stratford Run, on 3/27/2012.
Green Tree Servicing LLC to
Jamie L. Burton, warranty deed,
$25,000.00, Lot 20 High Springs
Highlands, on 3/28/2012.
Nanette-C. Wollforth a/k/a Nanette
C. Wollfarth to Nanette Wollforth
a/k/a Nanette Wollfarth and Daniel
James Wollforth a/k/a Daniel James
Wollfarth, quit claim deed, $10.00,
on 3/28/2012.
Capital City Bank to John Stark, Jr.
and Deidre M. Stark, special warran-
ty deed, $85,000.00, on 3/28/2012.
Federal National Mortgage Associ-
ation to Charles A. Stinton and'Kim-
berly Stinton, special warranty deed,
$259,000.00, on 3/29/2012.
Diana W. Harrison and Joan W.
Pryor to Household Finance Corpo-
ration III, quit claim deed, $10.00, on
3/29/2012.
Household Finance Corporation
III to Kenneth R. Davis and Rober-
ta L. Davis, special warranty deed,
$68,000.00, on 3/29/2012.
Evelyn Green to Evelyn Green, quit
claim deed, $10.00, on 3/29/2012.
Nanette Wollfarth to Daniel James
Wollfarth, quit claim deed, $10.00,
on 3/29/2012.
Lucy C. Lacey and Rodney M.
Lacey to Donald R. Green, warranty
deed, $35,000.00, on 3/29/2012.
Joseph W. Gilliam Clerk of Court,
Gilchrist County Clerk of Court, Tan-
ya Apone a/k/a Tany Apone to Eric
Weder and Sandra L. Jones, certifi-
cate of title, $10.00, on 3/30/2012.
Charles E. Wilson to Jeri L. Wil-
son, quit claim deed, $10.00, on
3/30/2012.
Douglas A. Rueth and Barbara E.
Rueth to Floyd S. Underhill, warran-
ty deed, $30,000.00, Lot 12 Sanders
Oaks, on 3/30/2012.
Floyd S. Underhill to Annette Wil-
liams, warranty deed, $40,000.00,
Lot 12 Sanders Oaks, on 3/30/2012.
FIATP Parent LLC to North Florida
Holsteins LC, special warranty deed,
$180,000.00, on 3/30/2012.


NOTICE OF APPLICATION OF
TAX DEED
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that the
holders) of the following Certificate for
said Certificate for a Tax Deed to be issued
thereon. The name(s) of the holders) of
said Certificate, the description of the
property, the names (s) in which it is
assessed are as follows:
NAMES) OF CERTIFICATE
HOLDER (S):
SEAN SERRIN
Certificate Number: 2004-512
Issue Date: 5/24/2004 12:00:00AM
PIN: 18-10-15-0076-0006-0000
Tax Deed File#: 11-011TD
LEGAL DESCRIPTION OF THE
PROPERTY:
LOT 6 LANCASTER ESTATES 17-
10-15 77/487 85/546 92/578 123/460-
461 135/1 279/111
NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: N-
E-R TRUST, BIRL JESSIE JEDDINGS,
TRUSTEE
All of said property being in the County
of Gilchrist, State of Florida.
Unless such Certificate shall be
redeemed according to law, the property
described in stich Certificate will be sold
to the highest bidder at the Courthouse
Door on the 17th day of April, 2012, at
11:00A.M.
JOSEPH W. GILLIAM
CLERK OF CIRCUIT COURT
GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA
Pub. March 22 and 29, 2012, and April 5
and 12, 2012

NOTICE OF INTENT
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN:
Florida Gateway College intends
to designate positions for inclusion in
the Senior Management Service Class
(SMSC) of the Florida Retirement Sys-
tem. This is in accord with Florida Statute
121.055 (1) (b) 1.b t.
Pub. March 29 and April 5, 2012b.

PUBLIC NOTICE
CITY OF TRENTON
REGULAR MEETING
The Trenton City Commissioners will
meet in Regular Session Tuesday, April
10,. 2012, at 5:30 p.m. in the Trenton
Community Center located at 214 SE 3rd
Avenue, Trenton, Florida. Items included
on the agenda are as follows:
A. Call to Order
B. Adoption of Agenda
C. Scheduled Guests
1. Robert Phillip--concers regard-
ing speeding vehicles in neigh-
borhood of 722 SW 4 Avenue
2. Auditors' Report--Powell &
Jones CPA
D. Unscheduled Guests
E. Consent Items
1. Minutes--Regular Commission
Meeting March 13, 2012
2. February Financial Reports
and Expenditures
F. Staff Reports
1. Code Enforcement--March
2. Fire Department--March
3. Police Department--March
4. Public Works--March
G. Action Items
H. Discussion Items
1. Pines Estates Special Assess-
ments
2. Trenton Community Center:
Policy for Use & Fee Structure
i. Board Member Requests
J. City Attorney Report
K. City Manager Report
L. Adjourn
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that if a
person decides to appeal any decision
made by the Board with respect to any
matter considered at this meeting, he/she
will need a record .of the proceedings,
and that, for such purpose, he/she may
need to ensure that a verbatim record of
the proceedings is made, which record
includes the testimony and evidence upon
which the appeal is to be based.
Taylor Brown
City Manager
Pub. April 5, 2012

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION
CASE NO. 21-2010-CA-000114
WELLS FARGO BANK, NA,
Plaintiff,
vs.
TERRY WALKER, et al,
. Defendant(s).
/
NOTICE OF RESCHEDULED
FORECLOSURE SALE
NOTICE IS HEREBYGIVEN pursuant
to an Order Rescheduling Foreclosure
Sale dated March 19, 2012 and entered-
in Case No. 21-2010-CA-000114 of
the Circuit -Court .of the .EIGHTH
Judicial Circuit in and for GILCHRIST
County, Florida wherein WELLS
FARGO BANK, NA, is the Plaintiff and
TERRY WALKER; THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF TERRY WALKER;


'DEBRA WALKER; THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE O I)EBRA WALKER; are the
Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will
sell to the highest and best bidder for cash
at SOUTH DOOR OF THE GILCHRIST
COUNTY COURTHOUSE at 11:00
a.m., on the 18th day of Jne, 2012, the
following described property as set forth
in said Final Judgment:
LOT 7, BLOCK '3, OF SPRING
RIDGE, UNIT NO. 3, ACCORDING
TO THE MAP OR PLAT THEREOF,
AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK
2, PAGE 14 OF THE PUBLIC
RECORDS OF GILCHRIST
COUNTY, FLORIDA.
A/K/A 5540 NE 54TH PLACE,
HIGH SPRINGS, FL 32643
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 March 20, 2012. ,
Joe Gilliam
Clerk of the Circuit Court
(SEAL)
By: L. Ayers
Deputy Clerk
Florida Default Law Group, P.L.
P.O. Box 25018
Tampa, Florida 33622-5018
**See Americans with Disabilities Act
If you are a person with ,a disability
who needs any accommodation in
order to participate in this proceeding,
you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the
provision of certain assistance. Please
Contact:
Ms. Jan Phillfps
Human Resources Manager
Alachua County Family/Civil
Courthouse
201 E. University Avenue, Room 410
Gainesville, FL 32601
Phone: 352-337-6237
Fax: 352-374-5238
pub. March 29, April 5, 2012b.

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN
AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA,
CASE NO. 2011-CA-000051
BAC HOME LOANS SERVICING,
L.P. F/K/A COUNTRYWIDE HOME
LOANS SERVICING, L.P.,
Plaintiff,
vs.
ROBERT L. TAYLOR, et al.
Defendantss.
ORDER CANCELING
FORECLOSURE SALE
THIS CAUSE came on for
consideration pursuant to the Motion to
Cancel Foreclosure Sale, filed by Plaintiff
in the above-styled cause. The Court,
having considered the Motion, and being
otherwise fully advised in the premises,
is of the opinion that such Motion should
be granted.
This Order has been entered without a
hearing inasmuch as the Final Judgment
previously.entered authorized sale of the
property. It is, therefore,
ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that
the foreclosure sale is hereby cancelled
for the 26th day of March, 2012.
ORDERED AND ADJUDGED that
the foreclosure sale is hereby rescheduled
for public sale, to the highest and best
bidder, for cash, at the Gilchrist County
Courthouse, 112 South Main Street,
Trenton, FL 32693 at 11:00 a.m. n the
16th day of JULY, 2012.
DONE AND ORDERED in chambers
at Gilchrist County, Florida, this 21st day
of March, 2012.
/s/ Robert E. Roundtree
Circuit Court Judge
FLORIDA FORECLOSURE
ATTORNEYS, PLLC
601 Cleveland Street, Suite 690
Clearwater, FL 33755
pub. March 29, April 5, 2012b.

NOTICE OF PUBLIC MEETING
TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN
PLEASE TAKE NOTICE, the
Gilchrist. County Board of County
Corimissioners will hold a public hearing
on Monday, April 16,'2012, at 4:30
p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter
may be heard, in the Board of County
Commissioners Meeting Room, located at
210 South Main Street, Trenton, Florida,
for the adoption of Ordinance 2012-06,
with the following short title:
ORDINANCE 2012-06
AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD
OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OF GILCHRIST COUNTY,
FLORIDA; AMENDING THE
GILCHRIST COUNTY LAND
DEVELOPMENT CODE; ADDING
TRAIL SPRINGS TO THE LIST
OF EXISTING CAMPGROUNDS
WHICH MAY ,BE EXPANDED;
INCREASING THE DENSITY
ALLOWED WITHIN
OVERNIGHT RECREATIONAL
PARKS; INCREASING THE
MINIMUM SIZE OF OVERNIGHT
RECREATIONAL PARKS IN
NON-COMMERCIAL AREAS;


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PROVIDING INSTRUCTIONS
TO TIE CODIFIER; AND
ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE
DATE.
All interested parties are invited to
attend and be heard. A copy of the
proposed ordinance is available for public
inspection at the office of the County
Clerk, County Courthouse, 112 S. Main
Street, Trenton, Florida during regular
business hours.
Persons with disabilities requesting
reasonable accommodations to participate
in this proceeding should contact (352)
463-3169 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida
Relay Service (800) 955-8771."
PLEASE BE ADVISED that if a person
decides to appeal any decision made with
respect to any matter considered at such
meeting or hearing, he or she will need
a record of the proceedings, and that, for
such purpose he or she may need to ensure
that a verbatim record of the proceedings
is made, which record includes the
testimony and evidence upon which the
appeal is to be based.
BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS,
GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA
TOMMY LANGFORD, CHAIRMAN
ATTEST:
JOSEPH W. GILLIAM, CLERK
Pub. April 5, 2012.

PUBLIC AUCTION
The following vehicle, VIN# GA-
N4U64318G, 1968 Ford, will be sold
at Public Auction on April 19, 2012, at
8:00 a.m. to satisfy a lien, Florida Stat-
ute 713.78. The auction will be held at
16720 NW Hwy. 19, Fanning Springs, FL
32693 by Fanning Springs Auto, (352)
463-2387.
Pub. April 5, 2012

GILCHRIST COUNTY SCHOOL
BOARD BID ADVERTISEMENT
Gilchrist County School Board will
hold a pre-bid meeting on April 23rd for
the following 2012-2013 school year con-
tracted services:
Propane Gas
Paper Products and Custodial Sup-


plies
Custodial Services
Diesel Fuel
Painting Services
Power Washing Services
Carpet Steam-Cleaning
Tile Floor Stripping and Waxing
This meeting will be held at the School
Board's Operations facility, 1699 South
US Hwy 129, Bell, FL 32619 at 1:00 PM,
and attendance is mandatory for bid ac-
ceptance. Bid packets will be available
at this meeting. If you have questions,
contact the Operations Department (352)
463-3230.
Pub. April 5, 12, 2012b.

**OFFICIAL**
NOTICE OF GENERAL
ELECTION
I, Ken Detzner, Secretary of State of the
State, of Florida, do hereby give notice
that a GENERAL ELECTION will be
held in GILCHRIST County, State of
Florida, on the SIXTH day of NOVEM-
BER, 2012, A.D., to fill or retain the fol-
lowing offices:
President and Vice-President
United States Senator
Representative in Congress
State Attorney: Judicial Circuit 8
Public Defender: Judicial Circuit 8
State Senator
State Representative
SSupreme Court: Retention of
Three Justices
First District Court of Appeal:
Retention of Four Judges
Circuit Judge, Eighth Judicial Circuit:
Groups 4, 5, 6 and 8
Clerk of the Circuit Court
Sheriff
Property Appraiser
Tax Collector
Superintendent of Schools
Supervisor of Elections
County Court Judge: Group 1
School Board: Districts 2, 3 and 4
County Commissioner:
Districts 1, 3, 4 and 5
Gilchrist Soil and Water Conservation
District: Groups 1, 3 and 5
Pub. March 22, 2012 ard April 5, 2012b


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Gilchrist County Superintendent's Office 1-800-884-9131
Transportation Office 1-800-833-5702
BELL ELEMENTARY
4/5 'DDA& SAT 10 Testing
4/5 Pre-K Field Trip @A, ers Health
4/5 3:15-5:15pm ARAfternoon I'BES
4/6 Good Friday Holiday
4/9-4/13 Safety Patrol Fundraiser (Yankee Candles)
BELL HIGH SCHOOL
4/5 DDA& SAT 10 Testing
4/5 3:30-5:30pm MS Dalce _BIBHS cafeteria
4/5 4/7 pm JV/V baseball game vs/Trenton fal'renton
4/5 5/7 pm JV/V softball game vs/Chietland Clhjetland
4/6 Good Friday Holiday
4/6 7-11 pm BHS Prom (iGainesville Women's Club
4/9 5:00pm JV softball game vs/Melody Christian aMelody Christian
4/10 4/7 pm JV/V baseball game vs/Lafayette iBHS
4/10 5/7pin MS/V softball game vs/Branford aPBHS
TRENTON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
4/6 Good Friday Holiday
TRENTON MIDDLE SCHOOL/TRENTON HIGH
4/4 3:30 pm Boys Weightlifting at Bell Bell Gym
4/5 FFA Ornamental Horticulture exhibition 'Ma o
4/5 4:00 pm JV BB v. Bell Tiger Field
4/5 4:30 pm MS SB at Laliyette Co. lMayo
4/6 Good Friday Holiday
4/6 Prom
4/6 Regular Registration closes for May 5 SAT test
4/9 FCAT Retakes
4/9 4/7 pm JV/V BB v lawthorne figer Field
4/9 Pre-Geometry E:OC window begins
4/10 8:00 am Track Districts at Bishop Snyder .acksonville
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Page Eight


T' IURSI)AY, APRIL 5, 2012


Donations
Needed


ANYTIIING YOU'RE NO
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pick up. Family in need. Wo
read\ bh middle ol'April. Ple
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Services

RII)GEWAY LAWN CARE SERVIC-
ES: lawn care for complete and profes-
sional care. Call 352 463-1165.


ease call 38- JERRY WILKS FILL DII
t. VICE: Fill dirt, driveways.
2tp,4-5-4-12 demolition, limerock, land
(352) 493-3137 (day) or (352)
(night).


SWanted to Buy |

WE BUY GOLD & SILVER: High-
est Prices Paid! 3-5 pm at the Country
Cleaners or call (352) 226-6757 for ap-
pointments.
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CASH FOR YOUR COINS: Private
collector seeking U.S. coins, older variet-
ies. I pay more than dealers, pawn, and
road shows. 352-949-1450;
tfnb, 12-22


Lost & Found

LOST DOGS: 2 Pekinese and 1 Schnau-
zer. Lost in Waters Lake area. Please call
352-353-5297 with any information.
'ltb,4-5


Plants

RETAIL NURSERY BY
APPOINTMENT specializing in native
plants, berries, fruit, and nut trees. Call
352-463-0696 or 352-225-1381. Please
leave message.
1tb,4-5

SPRING PLANT SALE: 7 Sister Roses
V2 price, all citrus discounted 20%, ever-
bearing strawberries $1, 100s of other
plants discounted 50%. All at Allen's
Nursery. Hours: Tues-Fri. 10a-5p, Sat:
10a-3p. Hwy 55A. Old Town. 352-542-
7284 or 352-356-0288.
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County Sheriff Daniel Slaughter

Weekly Sheriff's Report
WEEK ENDING: APRIL 2, 2012
On March 26, 2012, Travis M. Smith, 1/30/1987, was arrested for Viola-
tion of Probation--Possession of Drug Paraphernalia.
On March 26, 2012, Frank Peter Bernotas, 10/22/1956, was arrested for
Retail Theft, Trespass after Warning.
On March 27,2012, Linda Mae Collins, 4/30/1961, was arrested for Viola-
tion of Probation--Sale of Controlled Substance.
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The Sparkleberry Chapter of the
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the second Tuesday of the month,
April 10, 2012, starting at 6:30 p.m.
at Hatch Park in Branford on 403 SE
Craven St. Directions: Once you
have turned onto 247 in Branford, SE
Craven St. is the 7th block from Hwy.
129; after you make a right onto SE
Craven, Hatch Park is a few blocks
down the road on the left. The public
is invited.
"Native plants, native people,"
will be presented by Barbara Hines.
Barbara will discuss how the native
people and early settlers in Florida
used the native plants of this region.
She is a Registered Professional Ar-
chaeologist and the Outreach Coor-
dinator for the North Central Region
of the Florida Public Archaeology
Network (FPAN). She specializes
in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Her interests include the turpentine
and lumber industry, early Florida
architecture, and Southeastern Indian
communities.
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of varying size. Following pattern
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the pattern is "real easy." I would be
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material picked out.
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one should be done soon. I think
they're hoping to work on the Take


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help. It's a relief to know we don't
have to worry about the yard and a
lot of the inside work. Thanks, Lan-
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GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


Page Nine


THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012





By John M. Ayers
The Gilchrist County Commission
listened to members of the Gilchrist
FFA Alumni Inc. and their attorney
Sheree H. Lancaster in a public
hearing held Monday.
The public hearing was to discuss
the remaining issues involving the
Rodeo Arena located on US 129
between Trenton and Bell.
John McPherson, legal counsel
for Gilchrist County, had drafted
Ordinance 2012-05 for the
Commission to adopt when they
decide to finalize the donation with
Gilchrist FFA Alumni Inc.
Lancaster told the commission
Gilchrist FFA Alumni Inc., a non-
profit corporation, would be dissolved
once the arena facility was received
by Gilchrist County.
The Bell and Trenton FFA
Alumni Associations would be
the organizations that would be
the recipients of the two annual
scholarships for students fromthe Bell
and Trenton agriculture programs.
Commissioner Sharon Langford
asked the members of the parent
company how much revenue was
received from the rental of the
facility.
Steve Broker, THS agriculture
teacher and FFA advisor, explained
the arena is currently rented six to


seven times a year at a cost of $375
per day.
Anyone who rents the arena is
required to have a $1 million liability
insurance bond covering the time
period the arena is being used.
At this time the arena property is
booked for a Florida High School
Rodeo competition, a circus and the
annual Education Foundation "Wild
Beast Feast", which will be Friday,
April 13.
Broker explained that in the past
rental of the facility has provided
enough revenue to sustain the
maintenance of the facility. He pointed
out that he and Bill Martin, Bell
agriculture teacher and FFA advisor
have been mowing the property and
trying to keep up the facility.
Michelle Walker Crawford told the
commission the liability insurance
on the facility has continued to
increase and is now $4,000 to $5,000
annually.
Commissioner Sharon Langford
asked what type of condition the
facility is currently in. She pointed
out that the commission should
receive a report on the state of the
facility, bathrooms, and concession
stand along with an estimate of how
expensive it will be to put the facility
back in a usable condition.
"I would like to know this


information before I make a final
decision on the facility," she
explained.
Broker told the Commission
Gilchrist FFA Alumni Inc.'s last
appraised value of the facility and
property was at $400,000. The FFA
advisor explained if the county is
not interested in the arena facility,
the parent company would consider
selling the arena to someone willing
to purchase it.
"I don't want to see it sold to a
private group," said Commissioner
Kenrick Thomas. "I would rather
Gilchrist County have it for the
agriculture youth in the county."
McPherson explained to the
Commission that if the board still has
questions to be answered involving
this issue he recommends the
Commission continue the hearing at
the next meeting.
Commissioner Randy Durden
made a motion to continue the hearing
involving the rodeo arena on April
16 at 5:15 p.m. Commission Sharon
Langford agreed with a second to the
motion. The commission agreed to
continue the discussion at that time.
Steve Gladden, a resident of the
Waters Lake community, told the
county commissioners that he sees
this as a sale involving the rodeo
arena.


County approves mobile home purchase

for Otter Springs manager's residence


By John M. Ayers
The Gilchrist County Commission
took action to provide the manager
of Otter Springs Park with a new
residence that will be located out of
the floodplain on county property at
Hart Springs.
In a previous meeting the
commission had asked staff to
receive sealed bids for a mobile
home, including three bedrooms and
two baths for the manager of Otter
Springs Park.
Joe Gilliam, Clerk of Court,
reported the county received two bids
from Wilson Mobile Home Sales in
Trentoa. The:iN included: Qpthl9
1, a Fleetwood manufactured home


estimated to be 1280 square feet for
$44,332.00. This unit does carry an air
conditioning and heating upgrade to
a 13 seer heat pump unit for $585.00.
This unit also has a set of steps in
the front and rear for an additional
$550.00. Option 2 is a Skyline home
that is near 1200 square feet of living
space. This unit also carries an a/c
and heat upgrade for $585,00 and the
steps for $550.00 additional of the
$42,866.00 price. The clerk pointed
out that these bids included locating,
setting up and skirting of the homes
on the property.
The tCommission was reminded
that tie current living conditions of
the Otter Springs Park Manager were


in great need of improvement.
Commissioner Randy Durden
made a motion to purchase a mobile
home unit from the bidder not to
exceed $44,332 and have the air
conditioning upgraded to the 13
seer. Commissioner Kenrick Thomas
agreed and gave a second to the
motion.
The mobile home will be located
on property belonging to Gilchrist
County near the Hart Springs
campground near the water and sewer
facility.
The commission approved of the
action and asked for this to be done
as soon as possible:


Cedric Stokes took a hit for the team Thursday night as an inside pitch hit the hands of the right-handed:
junior outfielder.


Tiger baseball clinches top


spot in District 6-1A


By Todd Bryant
The THS baseball team clinched
first place in the 1A District 6 season
standing with two games remaining
in the district schedule by defeating
Hilliard 8-1 on Thursday, March 29
at Tiger Field. The Tigers were 7-0
entering the contest and the Hilliard
Flashes were 5-2. Hilliard had lost to
Trenton and Hawthorne earlier in the
season but remained in second place.
For the Tigers, Darren Skawienski
started on the mound and went 4
innings. Skawienski gave up a run in
the first inning off two hits but settled
down to keep the Flashes hitters
scoreless over the next three innings.
Stephen Smith relieved Skawienski
and gave up only 1 hit and no runs
over the final three innings. Both
Skawienski and Smith walked one
and had one strike out. Offensively


the Tigers jumped out with 5 runs
in the first inning. For the Tigers
Stephen Smith had 1 hit and 2 runs,
Jonathan Smith had 2 runs and 2 hits,
and Clif Bryant doubled, drove in a
run, and scored a run. Skawienski
led all hitters with 3 hits, including a
double with 4 RBIs. The Tigers only
had 7 hits but were able to capitalize
on their opportunities. With the win
the Tigers improved to 8-0 in the
district and 12-5 overall.
Earlier in the week Trenton had
lost to Santa Fe 5-1 inAlachua. The
Tigers had 5 different hitters all
collect singles but were unable to
score against the Raiders. Darren
Skawienski pitched 4 innings and
Hunter Williams pitched 3 innings
against Santa Fe with Williams being
handed the loss. Trenton also played
Branford beating the Bucs 11-0 in a


game that the Tiger pitchers combined
for a no hitter. Hunter Parrish (2
innings), Kyle Wiggins (1 inning) and
Stephen Smith (2 innings) threw only.
48 pitches in the fifth inning game.:
Parrish picked up his second win
of the season. Offensively Stephen
Smith had 2 hits, Jonathan Smith
had a triple, Clif Bryant had 2 hits
and 2 RBIs, and Darren Skawienski
had 3 hits and 2 RBIs. The Tigers
had 8 hits during this game. Darren
Skawienski was again named the
Gainesville Sun Player of the Week
for baseball while Stephen Smith
was an honorable mention candidate.
This week the Tigers play Tuesday on
the road against Union County and
Thursday at home against the Bell
Bulldogs. Game time is at 7 p.m.
Come out and support the Tigers and
see the new scoreboard.


THANK


YOU


to all of the following individuals and businesses
for buying my hog, in support of Corbin Wiggins,
at the Suwannee River Fair.


83 Farms
Ag Pro The Boston Group
Akins Bar-B-Q
Anderson Columbia
Anthony Messina
Bar B Q Shack
Barrett & Vicky Brown
Beard Equipment Drew Delaney
Billy Smith's Watermelons
Bobby & Tammy Crosby
Bobby Arrington
Bobby Schultz
Brett Crawford
Cheyenne & Whitney Stemple
Chiefland Dodge
Chiefland Farm Supply
Chris Hardee
Cracker Johnson
Craig Mikell Farm Bureau
Damon C. Leggett
David & Leah Neilson
David Allen Aluminum
Deke's Steakhouse
Donald & Julie Green
Dr. Charles Cox
Dylan Bussard
E. T. Usher
Frank Quincey Farms
Frankie's Produce
Gene Higginbotham
Gilchrist Boosters
Gilchrist County Farm Bureau
Gilchrist Co. Tax Collector's Office
Green South Equipment
Hardee Farms
Hinote Ice
Hitchcock's Foodway
Holly Reed
Hunter & Brooks Parrish
Insurance Center
Jason Kennedy
Jerry & Mary Ellzey
Jerry Wilks
Jim Hodge Lawn Service
Jimmy Roberts
Joe Gilliam
John & Diane Stubblefield
Julie Thomas
Kacee Langford


Kyndal Bussard
Lafayette State Bank
Levy Abstract & Title Company
Levy County School Board Maint.
Loran & Paige Brookins
Luke & Karen White
Mark Feather, Attorney
Mary McLeod
Meeks Hay Farm
Michael Osteen, PA
Mike Casey Family
Murray Tillis Farms
Napa Auto Parts of Trenton
Noa Meyer
North Central Florida Dog Hunting Assoc.
Quincey Cattle
Quincey Farms
Reed Automotive
Restoration Specialists
Robert & Pam Brannin
Rock-n-W Enterprises
Roy Langford
Sanchez Farms, LLC
Santa Fe Ford
Scoggins Chevrolet
Scott & Melissa Mills
Sessions Peanut
Sharon Akins Langford
Sharon Spratt
Sheree Lancaster, PA
Smith Asset Management
Smith Farms of Bell, Inc.
Smith Law Firm
Smith Sales & Service
Southern Tire
Stephen, Michael & Jonathan Smith
Steve & Edith Merritt Kennesaw
Steve Carter Beard Equipment
Suwannee Valley Feed
Suwannee Valley Veterinary Clinic
Thomas Auvil
Trenton Farm Equipment
Turning Point Ministry
United Country
Wal Mart
Waste Pro USA
Wilkerson Farms
Zane & Kelly Quincey


Darren Skawienski, the Tigers only senior, went 3 for 4 with a double and 4 RBIs in the win over the:
Flashes.


Jonathan Smith dives back to first base as the ball skips up from the dirt to the Hilliard first baseman.


Haven Hospice memorial


Submitted
Haven Hospice is hosting A Love
and Remembrance Memorial: ATime
to Heal: A Community Celebration of
Life on April 12 at 6 p.m.
This is a service provided at no
charge to anyone in the community
who has lost someone.
It will be held in the Tri-Counties
Care Center courtyard, 311 NE 9th
St., Chiefland.


For more information, call 800-
677-5428.
Haven Hospice is hosting a grief
and loss class every Monday from
April 2 through May 7. The classes
are from 1:30-3:00 p.m. and will
meet at the Williston Library at 10
SE 1st St.
For more information, call 800-
677-5428.


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GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL


THURSDAY, APRIL 5, 2012


Page Ten


Gilchrist FFA Alumni



cites rising expenses for


donation of arena.