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Serving Gilchrist County and Surrounding Area for over 83 Years 207 North Main Street, Trenton, Florida 32693 Vol. 84 No. 19 Phone (352) 463-7135 Fax (352) 463-7393 Thursday, October 2, 2014 Price 50 $22.00 A Year In Tri-County Area (Gilchrist, Dixie & Levy Counties), $28.00 Other Areas Of Florida, $32.00 Out Of State October 2, 2014 THE GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL WAS PLACED IN THE MAIL TO ALL SUBSCRIBERS ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. IF IT ARRIVES LATE, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR POSTMASTER. Just two years ago, Trenton residents Katrina and Roberto Gomez welcomed their second son, Wyatt Gomez. Wyatt was born at 29 weeks and weighed just 2.9 pounds at birth. During Katrinas labor, Wyatt had severe hemorrhaging in his brain and miraculously survived with little oxygen. Severely injured and under developed, Wyatt was brought into the world and immediately placed in an incubator where he was kept for months. After struggling with the idea of their newborn childs fragile life, the Gomez family was greeted by dozens of kind-hearted individuals wanting to provide emotional support. Many of these incredible strangers were involved with the March of Dimes NICU Support of Gainesville, as well as the Florida Neonatal, Neurological Network. They provided the Gomez family with informative books, offered them dinners, provided entertainment for Wyatts older brother and even helped out of town families at the local Ronald McDonald house. During the toughest times of their lives, the Gomez family was shown endless support and nothing but the best healthcare. Three months, one blood transfusion, and one surgery later, his family. Against all odds, the blood clots and hemorrhaging had resolved and Wyatt had no traces of white matter. Doctors recommended physical therapy to help with muscular issues caused by his extended stay at the hospital, but soon enough Wyatt was living a normal life in his loving home. As the Gomez family transitioned back to life at home, they never forgot what they went through with Wyatt and how many people helped them through it. The family wanted to give back to the two organizations that gave and support by putting together a charity event. Living on a ranch, the outdoors loving family of four thought the perfect way to generate funds for such a special Lasso for Little Ones cause was by organizing a goat roping competition in their own community, uniting the county and the country for a day of rodeo competition, food and entertainment. The inaugural Lasso for Little Ones Goat Roping Competition will take place on Saturday, Oct. 11, 2014 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Gilchrist County Rodeo Arena located at 4050 South US Highway 129, Trenton. Roberto and Katrina Gomez are pictured with their sons, Wyatt and Theodore. A favorable vote from the Florida Joint Legislative Budget Commission in late September will enable the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Suwannee River Water Management District and the City of Fanning Springs to water quality improvement project, Fanning Springs is a second magnitude spring. This project will remove septic tanks preventing loading to groundwater of roughly 1,300 pounds of nitrogen per year. This funding is the catalyst needed to improve and protect the water quality using effective science, says Dr. Ann Shortelle, executive director of SRWMD. We genuinely appreciate Governor Scotts and the Legislatures leadership in making funding available to help protect the health of our springs. The project will expand the City of Fanning Springs existing wastewater collection and transmission system and eliminate the use of many older Fanning Springs wastewater collection to be expanded septic tanks near Fanning Springs State Park. Total project cost is $1,276,400 with a DEP grant of $492,960, a match of $121,440 from the District and the City of Fanning Springs contributing $662,000. The Fanning Springs Water Quality Improvement Project will reduce nutrient loading Fanning Springs Mayor, Cheryl Nekola said, The City of Fanning Springs is very thankful for the opportunity to help protect and improve the water quality for Fanning Springs State Park, Little Bell Springs and the Suwanee River. We treasure our river and springs you to the Florida State Legislature, Department of Environmental Protection and Suwanee River Water Management. DEP evaluated the proposed projects put forth by the District. As a result of this process, nine projects throughout the District are poised to move forward totaling nearly $15.2 million. The Fanning Springs Wastewater Treatment Facility went online in 2013. I am Whitney Smith and I am proud to be your district two Fanning Springs City Commissioner. I have been the Consistent, Conservative voice on the commission for over 10 years, with an excellent attendance record. During this period, we have seen a great deal of positive economic growth. Two new parks, to enjoy our beautiful Suwannee River and scenic exercise trails. The new livestock pavilion provides the entire tri county a place to use for meetings or graduations, as well as further establish the best Agriculture Youth Fair in the State. The attraction of the Jack Wilkerson Campus of Central Florida College will only keep our young minds local as they get valuable trade and college degrees. We have added the Sewer Treatment Facility that will keep our environment cleaner, especially the springs and river that we rely on. We continue to make equipment and noted recently by reduced ISO ratings and an excellent record in response times to all calls. I was appointed over 10 years ago, under the leadership of Jim White and John Waldron, and through their excellent experience, and goal to keep government smaller, we kept a business owner, job creator, and very accessible for all city concerns. My family has been in Levy County children six. I have served the greater community in many local Chamber of Commerces, Rotary, Vision groups, housing authority and planning councils, such as Vice Chair of the Withlacoochee Planning Council. I have strived to balance reasonable growth with our rural, small town character, avoiding incremental unplanned growth and mediocrity in a diverse housing and work or retirement lifestyle. My preference is for growth to preserve historical features, while maintaining the scenic quality of the rural corridors and major highways that bring tourists through our city daily. I have enjoyed the political process as it allows me to meet many people in the community. With your will continue to be your voice on the Commission. Please vote on October 7 at City Hall. Whitney Smith Smith seeks re-election to Fanning Springs City Council Trenton High School Alumni Reunion held TAILGATE PARTY You are invited to a FRIDAY, OCT.3 at 6 PM Gilchrist County Journal 207 North Main Street, Trenton FREE Food & Fellowship Its been 50 years since the Class of 1964 graduated from THS. Pictured from left to right: Harriet Charles Langford and Cheryl Miller Watson. Dwight Smith was in attendance, but was not pictured. Read the full story and see additional pictures from the reunion on page 12.


Page Two THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Gilchrist County Journal USPS-218-620 PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY IN GILCHRIST COUNTY, 207 N. MAIN TRENTON, FLORIDA Less than 75% advertising We reserve the right to shorten articles, letters, etc. and delete any part or leave out in its entirety if we judge such to be offensive. SUBSCRIPTION RATES $22.00 A Year In Tri-County Area $28.00 All Other Areas In Florida $32 Out Of State CARRIE AYERS MIZELL EDITOR Cindy Jo Ayers, Mark Schuler, Beverly Langford, Cindy Sheffield, and Chris Rogers ASSISTANTS Entered as Periodicals at the Post Office at Trenton, Florida, under the act of March 3, 1879. POSTMASTER Please Send Address Change To: Gilchrist County Journal, 207 N. Main Street, Trenton, Florida 32693 JOHN MIN AYERS II PUBLISHER Community Events Socials Reunions The 1st Annual River Rummage will be held on Saturday, Nov. 8, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be antiques, uniques and Bell. Vendors and crafters are needed. River Rummage will be Nov. 8 Alachua Harvest Festival The Alachua Business League, Inc. will hold the 24th Annual Alachua chua on Sunday, Oct. 19, 2014, from college scholarships. There will be musicians at two stages all day long, arts, craft ven dors, and lots of food! Sheriff Bobby Schultz and the Gil Youth Ranches, on Saturday, Oct. The family fun event will be held There will be games, free activities, All of the monies raised will be do Ranch, which helps at risk youth by giving them direction, ability and hope for the future. Gilchrist Fun Fest is Oct. 25 Marriage Applications Gilchrist Co. Marriages Gilchrist Co. Pageant. This event will serve a dual purpose be awarded and the funds raised from There will be multiple categories which will divide groups by age ranging from infant to 18 years old. The dress for contestants is formal and there is a $40 entry fee that must be submitted with application by The event is open and free for spectators. Miss Otter beauty pageant Save the date! The Gilchrist surplus sale on Thursday, Oct. 10, 2014, beginning at 3:30 p.m. at the bus garage. School District Surplus Sale meet Oct. 9 WWII Vets and Proud of It will in Trenton at 11:30 a.m. If you are there after 11 a.m. and at least 20 members are present, please go ahead, and ask the prayer and say the I am June Ladewig and I am actively seeking the position of Mayor. Please allow me to take a moment of your time to inform you of what my plans will be, if I were to obtain the position as Mayor, and the reasoning behind those plans. I will strive to keep our beautiful area from being another small town being taken over by special interest groups, high rollers from Tallahassee & Jacksonville and higher taxes or higher water bills. I do agree that growth is neces sary but within boundaries. We can not forget why we live here and why others moved here. The beauty of our large trees and natural conservation can not be put at risk, nor our breathtaking river, the quiet peaceful city that we are so well known for. Let's put our parks and empty buildings to use to better our community and better serve our residents. Possibly a center truly for our seniors, more festivals at our parks and springs and a food bank to help the hungry. Yes, we want people to vist our city, not to change it. I will promise to keep an open door policy for any and all ideas, thoughts, and/or concerns. I am also the person who paid for this ad and all of my other ad's, signs and brochures, not an outside business looking to advance and make money off the Fanning Springs people. Vote June Ladewig, October 7th, 2014. Together we can control the changes to our city! Thank You June Ladewig Advertisement paid for by June Ladewig HELLO NEIGHBORS OF FANNING SPRINGS GILCHRIST BUILDING SUPPLY "Serving the community since 1979" 463-2738 1-800-543-6545 7am-5:30pm M-F 8am-3pm Sat Hwy. 129, North BELL *Sale prices for in-stock mowers only. ** For qualified buyers ALL MOWERS MARKED DOWN for End of Season Clearance!* 0% FINANCING AVAILABLE!** LOWEST PRICES OF THE YEAR on Ferris, Husqvarna, Scag & Snapper Mowers. Paid by D. Ray Harrison, Jr., Republican for County Commission Dist. 2 Tide Tables For The Week of 10/2 to 10/8 for the mouth of the Suwannee River WOLFE PLUMBING, INC. Guaranteed Plumbing Service Drain Cleaning, Repairs, Leak Detection, New Construction 7-Day Service 352-463-2202 386-935-0616 Lic # CFC051621 Senior & Veteran Discounts The Law Office of Theodore M. Burt, P.A. will close Monday, October 6, 2014 and will reopen on Monday, October 13, 2014 The Bell Pumpkin Patrch is p.m., and on Saturday from 8 a.m. to pumpkin of your choice. Day. We will have games for the kids, fall photo opportunities, also snow cones for everyone! All proceeds go to help those who are in need in our local community. With God all things are possible! 2nd Annual Bell Pumpkin Patch On Thursday, Sept. 18, the Gilchrist preschool program. The program is suitable for children music, activities, storytime, crafts and a lot of fun. This is a great way to help children prepare for school and meet new friends. The program will be held every Thursday from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and will run through December 18. Preschool library program monthly Pancake Breakfast at their Oct. 4, and run until at least 10:00 a.m. All residents of the northeast communities are invited to attend. Blueberry, nut and plain pancakes will be served, along with sausages, breakfast will be a donation to the chat with your neighbors. See you Pancake race scare you, we are encouraging individuals, students, and families to participate in this event to raise money for a good cause The will be entering to win, while most will be participating to challenge themselves. This event will begin in Springs you will get into a kayak or canoe, and the race will end with a 3 mile run through Hart Springs Park. to participate. Place awards will be presented for those that complete the cooler weather, have some fun, and support this great cause. Race Gilchrist County Judge Sheree Lancaster administered the oath to admit Wynn Smith to the Florida Bar on Friday, Sept. 26 in Judge Lancasters courtroom as family and friends looked on. Wynn is a 2006 graduate of Bell High School, 2010 graduate of Florida State University and recent graduate of Stetson Law School in Gulfport, Florida. Smith admitted to the Florida Bar Happy Birthday wishes to Alethea Smith, Garrett Rogers, Steve Beach, Stephanie Pearce and Beverly Lang li Bruce, Tammy Langford, Tabatha 8th. Jarrod Russell Horne, 18, and Alli Trenton. Orlando. Trenton. Anna Rochelle Roberts, 24, both of Alachua. were married September 22, 2014, by Alachua, were married September The annual Brock family reunion All attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Arrival time is tentatively set for 10:30 a.m. The festivities will at 12:30 p.m. If you have any questions, please The annual Roberts family reunion is to be held at the big Hart Springs Pavilion on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Lunch will be at noon. All attending are asked to bring a covered dish. Brock Family Reunion will be Sunday Annual Amon and Clodia Roberts Family Reunion is Saturday The big one is back! Loomis Bell and Trenton with their All New and Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014 with Ringmaster Justin Loomis promises the biggest and best circus to ever and thrill acts from around the globe, Royal Bengal and White Siberian All seating is general admission and doors open one hour prior to scheduled show time. Tickets can be purchased in advance at a discount be purchased on the day of show at Circus comes to


GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Three THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014 By Cindy Jo Ayers Now & Then By Carrie A. Mizell Letters to the Editor City manager is outstanding The Trenton City Commissions failure to recognize the outstanding performance of its City Manager, Taylor Brown, is disappointing. In late 2002 after Stephanie and I explored establishing the Suwannee Valley Quilt Shoppe in Trenton with then Mayor Pete Randolph and City Manager Michael Lamar, hardly a week went by that Mayor Pete or the City Manager didnt stop by to see how things were going or to bring visitors to the Quilt Shoppe. Now its rare to see a City Commissioner in the Shop and I cant remember the last time our Mayor visited. After Taylor Brown was hired as City Manager he has continued to support controlled soft growth and development in Trenton with a vision towards creating a destination for quilters and old time craft enthusiasts. In addition to daily visitors from Orlando, the Villages, Clearwater, Tallahassee, the Florida Panhandle and Southern Georgia, Trenton now hosts Floridas largest annual outdoor Quilt and Craft Festival that attracts over 7,000 visitors to town and is responsible for the largest business day of the year for Trentons restaurants. Trenton Trail and is providing leadership to a number of surrounding communities to help them tap in to this 20,000 visitor a year tourist development opportunity. Taylors tenure has seen the establishment of a number of new businesses including McDonalds, Family Dollar and most recently the announcement of a Walmart Express. His budget management has been superb and his involvement in the community has been exemplary. Taylors reward for an outstanding year was for the Mayor to propose a Cost of Living Adjustment that maintains Taylors salary at the same economic value as the prior year. In essence, no economic recognition was provided for Taylors outstanding performance. This speaks more to the Mayors lack of exposure to the real business world and what it takes to attract and retain outstanding talent. I would prefer to see new leadership of the City Commission than to see a new City Manager. Paul Metts Co-Owner Suwannee Valley Quilt Shoppe Vote No on Amendment 2 Dear Editor, On September 22, 2014 I attended the Vote No on 2 informational session presented by Dr. Jessica Sessions at Bell High School. Vote No on 2 was developed to educate Florida residents about the medical marijuana Florida constitutional amendment which, if passed, would allow the use of marijuana for medical conditions. As the amendment is presented, many people would believe that marijuana could be useful in alleviating the pain of cancer patients, seizures in children, or other debilitating diseases, which could be a good thing, but that is not the case. I raised the question If this is a drug prescribed by a physician, why isnt the FDA (Federal Drug Administration) involved in the testing and approval process? Dr. Sessions answer was twofold. First of all, there are ALREADY FDA APPROVED MARIJUANA PLANT DERIVED DRUGS PRESCRIBED BY PHYSICIANS for patients who cannot tolerate other drugs to ease their symptoms and these drugs have been approved for years. According to Dr. Sessions, the THC levels are known and the drugs have been tested and found to be safe. Secondly, THERE ARE NO APPROVED DRUGS THAT HAVE TO BE SMOKED. Physicians would NOT prescribe medical marijuana, but only RECOMMEND that marijuana be used to relieve a condition. Those physicians would set up shop the same way they have set up the pill mills and recommend marijuana for anyone coming through the door, including children. We have anti-smoking organizations that are obviously silent on this topic. Why are they not speaking out against smoking marijuana? As we have already seen in Colorado and California, the medical to legalize the recreational use of the drug and the problems associated with its use. Gilchrist is a small county, but we can make a strong statement for a healthy environment by voting NO on Amendment 2. For more information regarding the Amendment and the loopholes contained therein, please visit the website Rosemary McDaniel Trenton Dear Editor Using documentary stamp revenue to purchase state lands is a solid way to acquire the funds. General revenue programs do not come from Doc stamps. Lets face it: we need lands protected from development. Sincerely, Jean Wosner Vote Yes on Amendment 1 Dear Editor, I want to commend Gilchrist County Schools Superintendent, Robert Rankin for his spending many tireless hours and days helping the family of the victims of the recent senseless killing of a mother and her six children. Mr. Rankin put together the memorial service and the candlelight service for these. I and Christian love for this hurting family. I also want to commend Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz for his tireless efforts to assist this family. I also saw his compassion, tears and Christian love shown to the family and the citizens of the county. Both of these men gave me great encouragement and their prayers which helped me conduct the memorial service and the graveside services of which were the hardest for me in 37 years of pastoring and conducting hundreds of funerals. Gilchrist County should be extremely proud of these men of Godly character with compassion and concern for the students, faculty and citizens of Gilchrist County. I also realize there were many other people who helped these men in assisting the families, faculty and students, and I commend them also. May God continue to bless these men as they serve in their elected positions. Pastor Jimmy Corbin Mt. Nebo Baptist Church Vote No on Amendment 2 October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. During this time, we encourage members of our community to become familiar with how the Gilchrist County Clerks know. Unfortunately, one in four women and one in seven men in the United States suffer physical violence at the hands of their spouses, intimate partners or even family members. Additionally, three out of four Americans personally know someone who is or has been a victim of domestic violence. When applied to the State of Florida alone, these statistics are staggering and show what a tremendous impact domestic violence has on our local communities. Many victims of domestic violence suffer in silence, fearful to let others know. Gilchrist County has recently seen how domestic violence can and does happen in small towns like ours. However, it is vital that we recognize that this violence is not inevitable, nor is it somebody elses problem. In order to effectively make strides against this issue and improve these statistics within North Florida, we must not remain silent upon experiencing, witnessing or hearing about incidents of domestic violence. With this in mind, it is important to focus on what we can do to help victims and, ultimately, how we can put an end to domestic violence in Gilchrist County. The Gilchrist County clerks are keenly sensitive to the needs of domestic violence survivors and take these matters very seriously. We are committed to assisting victims, with complete throughout the entire process of with advocate programs like Another Way. As a local crisis center, Another Way provides domestic violence and sexual assault services in Gilchrist, Columbia, Dixie, Levy, Hamilton and Lafayette counties. They can be reached 24 hours a day, toll-free at 1866-875-7983. If you or someone you know is suffering from domestic violence, please contact the family law division of the Gilchrist County Clerks information on our website at www. Domestic violence is a prominent issue and the Gilchrist County community members and lend a helping hand for those in need of domestic violence assistance. We work very closely with the Gilchrist both safety and justice are achieved for victims and their families in the event that a domestic violence incident occurs. Todd Newton Gilchrist County Clerk of Court Domestic Violence Awareness Month My Fellow Citizens, For the past 20 years I have had the great pleasure of serving you by teaching your children to have a strong work ethic, pride in themselves, their parents and their community and to become strong contributing citizens of this county we all love. Now I am asking for the opportunity to serve you as your county commissioner of district 2. My goal if elected will be to act as a good steward of your tax dollars; to always consider what is best for all the people of this county; to make no promise I cant keep and to never tell an untruth for any reason. I have, and will run my campaign based on what I plan and can do relying on my experience, my abilities, and my strong faith to guide me. On November 11th I will celebrate my 44th anniversary with my wife Diane. We have 6 children, 23 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. We have also had the honor of being foster parents to over 300 children and adopted 2. We have been members, and I am a past board member, of Trenton Community Church of The Nazarene for over 20 years. I am a conservative with strong moral values. As general manager of an architectural and engineering firm, my responsibilities included planning and direction of various projects. This included determining and maintaining budgets, scheduling, and decisions regarding personnel. I spent 30 years involved in the construction industry prior to becoming an educator and between the two professions have garnered a wealth of experience that I bring to the commission. If elected, I know I will have to make tough decisions based on many different factors. I will always have an open ear and give thought to your needs, when considering these decisions. That is the promise I will make. I think we can do more for this county with the resources we have. I respectfully ask that you honor me with your vote on November 4, 2014 when you go to the polls. Sincerely John A. Yencho Candidate For Gilchrist County Commissioner Dist. 2 Paid by John A. Yencho Democrat For County Commissioner Dist. 2 ELECT JOHN YENCHO For County Commissioner Distrist 2 CFC1428141 SMITH SALES & SERVICES, INC. ONE CALL DOES IT ALL! ELECTRICAL PLUMBING ER0004960 WELL PUMP SERVICE WATER SOFTENER COMPLETE PLUMBING SERVICE SEPTIC & DRAIN FIELD DRAIN CLEANING & VIDEO INSPECTION had a few cool days to enjoy. This time of year in the South, football takes center stage. Our two local high schools have teams playing every Friday night as well as lots of college games on Saturday. For a while now Mr. Doug Beach and I have been talking about hot wings recipes. Seems Mr. Doug is very fond of hot wings. Since our whole family and Journal staff is very fond of Mr. Doug I thought I would look for a hot wing recipe for him. I have fond memories of our downtown. Mr. Doug was the postmaster for many, many years. He was a wonderful postmaster and tried to do his best to make sure everyone got their mail timely. He always cared about our community and the service the good old days for sure. Game day would not be the same without a platter of hot wings, and Trenton would not be the same without Mr. Doug. The following recipe is the simplest recipe for homemade wings Ive tried. One sauce is hot and one is John, who is the wing lover in our home, gave both recipes the thumbs up. I really like the fact that you could make both sauces up ahead of time and chill till ready to use. Hot Wings and Soy Ginger Glazed Wings Chicken Wings 5 pounds of wings 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 2 teaspoons salt 1/2 teaspoon black pepper Cut the wing tips off and cut wing into 2 pieces. Salt and pepper wings and drizzle with oil and toss. Place on 2 wire racks that have been placed in 2 baking sheet pans. Spread out wings so they do not touch. Bake at 400 degrees for 30-35 minutes. Hot Buffalo Sauce 1 1/2 tablespoons butter, melted 1/4 teaspoon Cayenne pepper 1/4 teaspoon black pepper 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce 1/3 cup hot sauce such as Franks (I found Franks at Hitchcock) let stand 5 minutes. Whisk in Worcestershire sauce and hot sauce. Take half the baked wings and drizzle with hot wing sauce and toss. Serve immediately. Soy Ginger Glaze 1/3 cup honey 2 tablespoons, plus 1 teaspoon soy sauce 3 large garlic cloves, chopped 1 piece of fresh ginger, peeled, sliced (Use a piece about 1x2 inches) If you want the glaze sweet and hot Bring all the ingredients and cup water to a boil in a small saucepan, stirring to dissolve honey. Reduce heat to low, simmer stirring occasionally, until reduced to 1/3 cup, this should take about 7 or 8 minutes. Let sit for 15 minutes so the sauce has time to thicken. Put other half of wings in bowl and pour sauce over and toss to cover well. Put glazed wings back on wire rack in sheet pan and bake 8 minutes at 400 degrees. Gilchrist County Journal Advertising Printing Fax Service 463-7393 463-7135 See LETTERS on page 4 My husband Adam and I enjoyed a quick trip to Savannah over the weekend. Late September is always tough for us because it marks the an niversary of the death of our baby. Inevitably, I walk around with a gi ant lump in my throat and a hole in my heart for a solid week. Thank the Lord I have a fantastic husband who feels the exact same sense of loss. That burden, coupled with all the sadness in our community lately, had my heart feeling especially heavy last week, so we opted to just get out of town. After Allie Claire got out of school on Friday I took the kids to Callahan and dropped them off with my in-laws for a spend the night party at Nonna and Papas house. Im not sure who was more excited, the kids or the grandparents. Adam met us at the farm and I jumped in the truck with him and off we went. In eight years of marriage, Ive learned not to ask my husband if he wants to go on an overnight trip. You see, he owns his own forestry site prep business and his cell phone rings constantly with one issue or an other. In other words, there is never a good time to go out of town. So I just tell him were going and wait un til the day we plan to leave to make the reservation, all the while praying a tractor doesnt break down, and no one gets stuck. Thank goodness we didnt have any issues on Friday night. We drove up US 1 to Folkston and ate supper at the Okefenokee Restaurant. The Oke has a good seafood buffet on Friday night, but my absolute favorite day to eat there is Thursday at lunch when people line up outside to eat their homemade chicken and dumplings. Folkston is a great little town, so if you ever drive through south Geor gia on your way up the coast, stop and look around. Be sure to buy gas at Hopkins-Gowen Oil Company, where youll be greeted by Nick and Arnold. They are true southern gen tlemen who pump gas and clean the windshield of your vehicle. We spent the night at the Eliza Thompson House in Savannah. Built in 1847, the historic home sits on Jones Street, which is lined with trees that are dripping with Spanish moss. Over the years, weve been to Sa vannah countless times, but it never gets old. I am always looking for new things to try while in the historic city. This time we visited Byrds Fa mous Cookies. A Savannah tradition since 1924, Byrds has been baking up fresh cookies for the massess for generations. Varieties include but ter, chocolate mint, jalapeno, and lowcountry cheddar biscuits. At the Byrds location we stopped at, there was a bar set up for cookie sampling. I felt like Cookie Monster on Sesame Street, sitting down at the bar and try ing not to blurt out, Me want cook ie! (This is when you know youre a momma, when you start speaking in character dialogue, Sesame Street characters no less). Perhaps I need another vacation!


Page Four GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014 Heart Matters By Angie Land (One Block Past Otter Springs Resort) Sunday School 10 am Sunday Morning Worship 11am Sunday Evening Worship 6 pm Wednesday Bible Study 7 pm Pine Grove Baptist Church 16655 N. W. CR-339 Trenton, Florida 32693 352-463-2151 Sunday School ............................................................ 9:15 a.m. Worship Service ........................................................ 10:30 a.m. Evening Worship ......................................................... 6:00 p.m. Wednesday Night Services: Kids Konnection ......................................................... 6:30 p.m. Prayer Meeting, Youth, College & Career ..................... 6:30 p.m. ~ Nursery provided for all services ~ Dr. Greg Douglas, Senior Pastor Pastor Rickey Whitley, Assoc. Pastor/Youth Pastor Emanuel Harris, Education/Children/Music Pastor Jared Douglas, Collegiate/Missions Come join us! Meeting every Wednesday evening at 7:00 pm. Sunday Services 1st & 3rd Sunday of every month, breakfast @ 10am Service @ 10:30am. At River Cross Cowboy Church our purpose is to share Gods love with people who live or love the country, cowboy lifestyle. No walls, no pews. Just bring a chair if you have one, and come as you are! Go to for more information or visit us on Facebook. We meet at 4050 US Hwy 129, Trenton, FL 32619. Bethel Baptist Church 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. Pastor: Stephen Ahrens Music Minister: Rick Reed Youth Director: Aaron Bachle 352-463-2028 7070 S.W. CR-334A Trenton, FL 326 93 "Committed to living and sharing the message of God's love." Letters to the Editor GOSPEL MEETING Located at BETHEL CHURCH OF CHRIST County Road 313; Bell, Florida 32619 Speaker: Brother Lloyd Barker, from Birmingham, Alabama You are invited to a October 12 October 17 Sunday Classes at 10 a.m. Lesson at 11 a.m. Evening Lesson at 7:30 p.m. Monday Friday at 7:30 p.m. LIFE CHAIN! Sunday, Oct. 5 2:00 pm 3:00 pm In front of Bell High School Come join the 27th National Life Chain! Stand with thousands of Pro-Lifers throughout the USA! Youll be a light in a darkened world as you help to put an end to abortion through prayer! Bring the whole family! Rain or shine! Water, lawn chairs, umbrellas, strollers are welcome! SIGNS WILL BE PROVIDED (Call Coordinator Pastor Jimmy Corbin at 386-935-3575 or 386-208-3982 if you plan to come, to make sure we have enough signs) Life Chain is a peaceful, prayerful, public witness of Pro-Life Americans standing in honor of 56 million lives lost to abortion, praying for our nation, for people in crisis situations and for an end to abortion. PRISCILLA BAPTIST CHURCH WERE LOOKING FOR YOU AT PRISCILLA BAPTIST CHURCH Holding Forth the Word of Life. 5509 S.W. County Road 232, Bell, Florida (2.5 miles West of SR 129 Between Trenton & Bell) Worship times: Sunday School...........................10:00 AM Morning Worship.......................11:00 AM Evening Worship..........................6:00 PM Wednesday Prayer & Youth.........7:30 PM Phone (352) 463-1562 Pastor: Ron Black Dear Editor, In November voters in Florida will be asked to adopt a new constitutional amendment that claims to legalize marijuana for medical use. Dont be fooled, Amendment 2 is a wolf in sheeps clothing. Amendment 2 is being touted as the legalization of medical marijuana, but the fact is that it is the de facto legalization of recreational marijuana. At face value the amendment appears to be simple, we as Americans are compassionate people and if the very sick need it to survive then we want to help these people. However, the medical part is nothing more than a smokescreen. This amendment is ridden with loopholes that will cripple this state forever and could permanently destroy the moral fabric of our society. Voters are being led to believe that the amendment is for debilitating diseases, but the full text of the amendment allows the use of marijuana for virtually any condition at the discretion of the recommending caregiver. Amendment 2 would allow for conditions such as trouble sleeping or stress to merit medical pot. No actual prescription is required because a prescription would violate federal law. So patients would be written recommendations that they can then take to their local dispensary and get their medical pot. We are already seeing this happen in states that have adopted similar measures. Amendment 2 places no age restriction on pot smoking. This means that teenagers will be able to get their medical marijuana without their parents knowing. If you think as a parent that you will still have to approve of their use think again. This is a constitutional amendment meaning that the users now will have constitutional protections and a right to privacy that you as a parent cannot prevent. Children cannot take an aspirin to school but they can potentially have the ability to legally purchase pot. One of the most troubling aspects of Amendment 2 is the broad immunity that the amendment grants. The amendment clearly spells out that everyone in the chain are immune from lawsuits and liabilities. The recommending physician, the grower, the dispensary, and the user are all protected. It would be the only drug in Florida that has these protections. So, if my child receives a prescription for medical marijuana that I had no knowledge or consent of gets sick and dies, there is no recourse. Whether the product was bad or tainted, whether they took too much or the product was too strong for them to handle, it doesnt matter, everyone in the chain is protected from liability. Unlike any other medicine that has dosage and warnings on the label, there are not any dosage or warning labels on medical marijuana. The amendment creates the role of a caregiver. The caregiver is the one who will write the medical recommendation for the medical pot. The one and only requirement of a caregiver is to be 21 years of age or older. A caregiver can have the ability to provide marijuana for up to 5 people without any medical training or background checks. With no background checks, basically we could be legalizing and legitimizing drug dealers. The early estimates state that there will be over 250,000 caregivers in Florida if Amendment 2 passes. There has also been a long standing argument from some who say legalize, regulate it, and tax it so the state can make money. Well, in the State of Florida, there is no tax on medicine. So if we legalize medical marijuana, the state will not receive a single dime of tax revenue from the sale of marijuana. There is also no way to track it or regulate it since it is not sold at a typical pharmacy, it is sold at a pot dispensary that are run by the marijuana industry. Amendment 2 also creates no restriction on where these shops can locate. It is reasonable to conceive that a store could open within sight of a school or church. The last thing to remember is that it passed. Being that it is a constitutional amendment, constitutional law trumps all other laws. The legislature in Tallahassee cannot write laws is through another constitutional amendment which could take several years to accomplish. Many people disagree on whether or not marijuana has any true however does not belong in the Florida Constitution. Because of and loopholes, it is imperative that Floridians reject Amendment 2. David Biddle State Committeeman Gilchrist County Republican Party Trenton, FL Dear Editor, the September 18 issue of the Journal, my heart sank. armed gunman had managed to enter a classroom and had attacked students, teachers and staff. My thoughts raced, had anyone been killed or wounded? out the headlines had been vastly over-stated but I was troubled by the coverage of the incident. It should have been understandable that details of the situation could not be made public without further investigation. Why did the reporter feel it was necessary to belabor it making it seem something shady was going on? It would seem that the article was based on assumptions and hearsay rather than actual facts. Which brings to mind the commandment, Thou shall not bear false witness against thy neighbor. I then read the article Then and Now written by the same reporter. It was obvious that her emotions had spilled over to the article on the front page and tainted them both. Each of us, in our own way, should be doing all we can in our community and society, as a whole, to help eliminate fear and mistrust not enabling it to creep into our every day lives through such emotional hysteria. It is a shame that Carrie Mizell felt it necessary to throw teachers, a school administrator and a school board member under the bus. Rob Rankin, in particular, has always had the safety, best interest and education all he says and does. And why would anyone call 911? This was not an emergency of the nature most of us would think it necessary to call for help since it appears no ones life was endangered. Besides, by the time others heard of the situation, it was over. To make matters worse, to bring up the tragic events that took place in Connecticut was not only adding fuel those reading the article that somehow the two events were related. This was thoughtless and unforgiveable. Of course, we all want our children to be safe at school as well as anywhere else. I personally believe that we are blessed to have such nurturing, concerned and caring educators and individuals in our school system. We are blessed to have them helping to put our fears to rest and promoting a positive learning environment in which our children can continue to thrive and feel safe, loved, and cared for. I have faith that the appropriate action will be taken in the handling of this unfortunate situation. I do agree with Ms. Mizell that politics should not play a part in our childrens welfare. So, if you have an axe to grind, grind it elsewhere. It seems there are certainly enough really tragic situations in the world. We dont have to make mountains out of mole hills. Marilyn Runde Branford Vote No Amendment 2 Assumptions and hearsay The members of Spring Ridge Volunteer Fire Department would like to take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you who came out to support The Gainesville Fisher House Foundation. With your generosity, we are proud to present them with a donation of over twentyfour hundred dollars, collected with the love of our friends and colleagues for such a needy cause. A special thank you to the Gilchrist County Journal for the front page coverage. Also, thank you to all of the volunteers at the breakfast and such a great success. Without you, we couldnt have done as well as we did. Don Alexander Spring Ridge ank you North Central Florida Fall is in the air, and ushering in all the excitement of this time of year. festivals and the upcoming holidays are just around the corner. On a more serious note, October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Except for cancers of the skin, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the United States. According to the American Cancer Society, about 240,000 women will be diagnosed with non-invasive and invasive breast cancer in the US each year. Men can also develop breast cancer, although it is much less common. Each year, an estimated 2,000 men are diagnosed with breast cancer in the US. Learning that someone you love has cancer is overwhelming. After ask ourself is What can I do? How well we answer that question makes a huge difference in the way we and our loved one faces the challenges ahead. In the Old Testament book of Ecclesiastes, the Bible records the practical and spiritual wisdom of the wisest of men, Solomon Two are better than one, because they have a good return for their work; If one falls down, his friend can help him up. But pity the man who falls and has no one to help him up! Though one may be overpowered, two can defend themselves. A cord of three strands is not quickly broken. (Ecclesiastes 4:9-10,12) Life is designed for companionship, not isolation. We may never understand that more than when facing cancer. A few years ago, I received the news that a long time friend was facing this battle, and I asked the inevitable question: What could I do? Her family rallied close and tended to her most urgent and intimate needs, so would I do better to stay out of the way? She wasnt someone I saw or was in touch with on a daily or even weekly basis. In fact, the once-a-month prayer breakfast that she hosted at her home for a small group of us was about the only time we crossed paths at this point in our lives. As a group, we decided to continue the monthly breakfast meetings as long as she was up to it. We also decided to get informed and know what we were up against. We chose a book called Getting Better, Not Bitter: A Spiritual Prescription for Breast Cancer written by Brenda Ladun. Reading the book together and discussing it helped us understand what our friend was facing, how she might be feeling, and that it was okay for us to talk openly with her. We also learned that it was not only okay, but necessary to continue enjoying life. When our friend began to lose her hair from the chemo and was struggling to adjust to wig-wearing, we all showed up at her house for our breakfast meeting saw! She laughed until she cried (so did we!) and then commented that she felt much better about wearing her wig when she saw how bad we looked in ours! I have a picture of it never fails to make me laugh. Not only did our relationship with each other strengthen, but God used this struggle to increase our faith. We rejoice that our friend is now cancer free, and we treasure a wealth of memories from that time together. Remember, there is nothing you one expects you to. Just be honest. Let your loved one know that you arent sure what to do, but that you care and are available, because their heart matters to you!


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Five Paid by D. Ray Harrison, Jr., Republican for County Commission Dist. 2 Central Florida Electric Cooperative, Inc CFEC WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU AT YOUR 2014 ANNUAL MEETING A Partial List of Prizes is Shown Below: (1) Free Lube, Oil & Filter CertificateScoggins Chevrolet Buick, Inc. (1) Igloo Ice Cube, Sunglasses & FlashlightsHillman Supply Company George Foreman GrillLangdale Forest Products Co. (2) $25.00 Gift CardsAXIS Data Solutions (2) $25.00 Gift Cards, (4) $10 Gift Cards & KnivesMDF HR Consulting $50.00 Gift CardTransformer Maintenance & Service, Inc. (4) $25.00 Gift CardsGRESCO Mr. CoffeeMcLean Engineering Co., Inc. Toaster OvenHD Supply Utilities Gift CertificateRiverside Manufacturing Co. $50.00 Gift CardTri-State Utility Products (2) $25.00 Gift CardsAclara Technologies LLC Gift Certificate for One-Day Fishing CharterSalt Island Charters (3) $25.00 Gift CardsMauldin International Trucks, Inc. (2) Keurig Brewing SystemsN-Dimension Solutions, Inc. & CFEC Kenwood ItemsKenwood USA Corporation Bucket of GoodiesChiefland Farm Supply (4) $25.00 Cash PrizesMilsoft Utility Solutions Portable Power BankClevest Solutions, Inc. Cleaning BagThe Clean Team of Levy County, Inc. $15.00 Money GramKimball Midwest 55 Smart TvAltec Industries, Inc. Fry Daddy, Grill & Crock PotDavey Tree Expert Company Food Processor & Double BurnerDavey Tree Expert Company 1 $500.00 Cash Prize.Central Florida Electric Cooperative, Inc. 6 $100.00 Cash Prizes..Central Florida Electric Cooperative, Inc. 16 $50.00 Cash Prizes..Central Florida Electric Cooperative, Inc. 100 $25.00 Cash PrizesCentral Florida Electric Cooperative, Inc. ANNUAL MEETING OCTOBER 4, 2014 The event will have Early Bird Drawings, free door prizes and soft drinks. Entertainment by the For One Reason Group will highlight Central Florida Electric Cooperatives Annual Meeting. The meeting will be held at the Cooperatives Operation Center located at 11497 NW 50th Ave, in Chiefland. (Please follow the signs) Member registration & information booths will open at 8:00 a.m. and close at the end of the business meeting. You may register at any table. Entertainment will begin at 8:30 a.m. The business session will begin at 10:00 a.m. and drawings for cash and prizes will begin at the end of the business session. The business meeting will include presentation of reports from President Kyle Quincey, General Manager Mike Campbell and Secretary/Treasurer Kenneth OSteen. Robert Beauchamp of Beauchamp & Edwards, CPA firm will announce the Trustee election results from Districts 1, 5, and 9. Bell Bulldogs Player of the Week Jacob Floyd #9 Junior Halfback Defensive Back Photo by Donny Joiner Photography Trenton Tigers Player of the Week #99 Darry Danzy BELL ELEMENTARY 10/2 3:00pm Chorus 3:30pm AR Afternoon @BES Media Center 10/6 3:00pm Archery BELL HIGH SCHOOL 10/2 6:30pm JV Football game vs/Trenton @BHS 50/50 donation fundraiser (Jr.Class) @BHS FB Game 10/3 7:30pm Varsity Football game vs/Bronson @Bronson 10/4 Jr. Class Car Wash Fundraiser @BHS 8:00am-9pm Band Leesburg Competition @Leesburg 8:30am-2pm Junior Cheer Camp (cheerleader fundraiser) @BHS Old Gym 10/6 6:30pm Varsity Volleyball game vs/Union @Union 10/7 4:00pm MS Volleyball game vs/Trenton @Trenton 5:00pm JV Volleyball game vs/Trenton @Trenton 6:00pm Varsity Volleyball game vs/Trenton @Trenton TRENTON MIDDLE SCHOOL/ TRENTON HIGH 10/2 4/5/6 MS/JV/V Volleyball V Bronson Bronson 10/2 4 pm Girls Golf v. Newberry @ West End 4:00 10/2 6:30 pm JV FB Bell Bell 10/3 7:30 pm V FB Hilliard Home 10/4 8 am Cross Country in St. Francis Gainesviile 10/6 4 pm Girls Golf v. Williston Williston 10/6 4/5/6:30 MS/JV/V Volleyball V Branford Branford 10/7 4 pm Boys Golf v. Williston Williston 10/7 4/5/6 MS/JV/V Volleyball V Bell HOME 10/7 Hi-Q Trenton v. Bell HOME CALENDAR OF EVENTS Gilchrist County Superintendents Office 1-800-884-9131 Transportation Office 1-800-833-5702 By Cindy Jo Ayers Trenton City Commissioners passed the 2014-15 budget during mented that the rates have not gone unanimous. Commissioner Tim Kin rate adjustment. in November. November 1. City passes 2014-15 budget Trenton and Bell set trick-or-treat for November 1 Submitted program. org. Trenton Rotary Club President Lindsey Lander, Gilchrist County Commissioner Sharon Langford along with Crystal Toler and An tonia Robinson from Take Stock in Children. Take Stock in Children highlighted Need A Sign? Call Woodland Craft Signs (352) 463-7135


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Six Paid by D. Ray Harrison, Jr., Republican for County Commission Dist. 2 CERTIFIED FIRM Tommy Parrish 352-317-2688 PAINTING Residential/Commercial Interior/Exterior Drywall Repair CARPET CLEANING Water Restoration Services Tile and Grout Cleaning Pressure Washing CASSIDY HEAT & AIR 352-498-3387 We Service, Install, and Maintain All Brands and Oer 24-Hr Service. FREE ESTIMATES ON REPLACEMENT $55 First Time Client Service Call GILCHRIST AUTO PARTS and SERVICE 463-0705 STORE HOURS Monday Friday: 8:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Saturday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sunday: Closed Come check out our new store layout and merchandise. SHOP LOCAL! Best Drugs 220 North Main Street Trenton, FL 32693-0790 Phone (352) 463-2240 Fax (352) 463-1645 Make sure youre REGISTERED TO VOTE! HAVE YOU MOVED SINCE THE LAST ELECTION? Florida law states that you must vote in the precinct where you live. Notify the elections office if you change your address. HAS YOUR NAME CHANGED? You need to fill out a new registration form so your correct name will appear in the precinct register. HAS YOUR SIGNATURE CHANGED? You need to fill out a new registration form so we can update the signature. You can get a BALLOT at home Call or Email us with your Absentee request. Web-site For Form!! or by calling our office 352-463-3194 or Toll Free: 800-471-8083 Gilchrist County Supervisor of Elections Office 112 South Main Street, Room 128 Trenton, FL 32693 Connie Sanchez, Tracy Ridgeway, and Lisa Slaughter E-mail address: or PLEASE CONTACT OUR OFFICE IF YOU HAVE ANY QUESTIONS. Poll of the Week Go to to vote on this weeks poll question: How important to you is it that a candidate has family roots in Gilchrist County? Trenton FFA members elect 2014 ofcers By Amber Holder Sr. Chapter Reporter On September 3, 2014, the Tren ton Middle and Senior FFA Chap upcoming school year. The Senior Chapter elected Brooks Parrish to serve as President, Dakota Horlocker as Vice-President, Matthew George as Secretary, Cody Norton as Trea surer, Amber Holder as Reporter, Adasyn Overstreet as Sentinel, Josh Harrison as Chaplain, and Emily Horlocker as Historian. Representing the Middle School Chapter is Lauren Roberts as President, Kaitlynn Polk as Vice-President, Makenzie Smith as Secretary, Adam Smith as Treasur Rachel Johnson as Sentinel, and Will Sumner as Chaplain. On Saturday, September 6, 2014, our chapters participated in the Chap ter Presidents Conference, held at the Caribe Royale in Orlando. Chapter Presidents, Vice-Presidents, subtogether to participate in leadership activities. Brooks Parrish, Dakota Horlocker, Matthew George, Lauren Roberts, and Kaitlynn Polk attended the conference and learned leader ship qualities such as team building and communicating skills. They met many FFA members from around the state and were able to get new ideas to bring back to the FFA members. During September 12-13, 2014, ship Retreat. The current Area 1 and 2 State FFA Vice-Presidents, Jacobi with past State FFA Secretary, Mat about communication, teamwork, and commitment as well as planned events for the year. On Friday, September 26, 2014, Gateway College in Lake City for the presented by the current State FFA Compared to September 2013, the Gilchrist County School Districts enrollment numbers are up just two students. District-wide there are 2,612 students enrolled in Gilchrist County schools, compared to 2,610 students in 2013. Trenton Elementary School was down 31 students during the third week of school this year, compared to the third week of school in September 2013. In contrast, Bell Elementary School was up 26 students during the third week of school this year. At the middle/high school level, Trenton High School was up 9 students during the third week of school this year, compared to the third week of school in September 2013. Bell High School was down two students during the third week of school this year compared to last year.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Seven SPANN'S Heating & Air Conditioning, Inc. 463-6440 SALES SERVICE INSTALLATION Manual D & J and Energy Forms Mobile Homes / Houses / Business Locally Owned & Operated "Our Customers Come First" Located on Hwy. 129 LICENSED & INSURED RA 0029414 Serving the Tri-County Area Since 1975 Air Conditioning & Heating FAIR HOUSING / EQUAL HOUSING OPPORTUNITY It is illegal to discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, or familial status when renting, selling or financing a home or property. The Town of Bell is a Fair Housing Advocate as explained in the Town of Bells Fair Housing Ordinance which outlines steps that can be taken locally to report housing discrimination. A copy of this ordinance can be obtained at the Bell Town Hall in addition information on Fair Housing and Fair Housing Law can be obtained by contacting the Housing Discrimination Hotline at 1-800-669-9777 (Voice) 1-800-927-9275 (TTY) or online at You Have Rights!! If you feel you have been discriminated against when buying or renting a home please contact Mr. Dan Cavanah, Town Manager, Town of Bell at (352) 463-6228. Paid by D. Ray Harrison, Jr., Republican for County Commission Dist. 2 By Carrie A. Mizell The Gilchrist County School Dis trict would like to have a computer device for every student in the Dis trict by 2016-2017. Under a District Digital Classroom Plan that has been submitted to the Department of Education, District of nology into all aspects of the educa tional system to support higher-level learning, problem solving, critical thinking skills and collaboration. The ultimate goal is to improve student learning. The school district has already purchased iPads for kindergarten2nd grade, as well as laptop carts for 4th grade at TES and 5th grade at BES. And if the Districts Digital Classroom Plan receives the antici pated $270,000 in funding, Trenton and Bell students in grades 4-8 will have increased access to technology are also investigating the opportu nity to provide digital devices in a 1 to 1 ratio for students in 9th grade. This device would be assigned to the School District incorporates more technology in the classroom student for the duration of their time through graduation. Training for teachers will be pro vided through a $75,000 Professional Development for Digital Learning grant. It is important not only that tech nology is available, but also that our teachers are experts in how best to use these types of tools to deliver and differentiate instruction for all types of learners, explained Superinten dent Robert Rankin. Currently, there is one computer for every four students in the District. According to the Digital Classroom Plan, schools in this District serve a population that is high in poverty. The national poverty average is 12.4 percent, according to the US Census Bureaus 2013 statistics, however the poverty rate in Gilchrist County is 20.4 percent. The Gilchrist County School Board approved the District Digital Classroom Plan unanimously and it was submitted to the state prior to the October 1 deadline, in hopes that ap proval will quickly follow. Wild Things in the Classroom! Report cards are coming out soon and it seems like classes just started. And does Nature Coast Middle School have the classes! After mornings of common core curriculum, the afternoon brings electives to expand students minds in a refreshing way. Most schools dont offer Wild Things, an exploration of our natural world and native creatures, nor do they offer karate in one classroom, tae-kwon-do in another, and guitar down the hall. Nature Coast Middle School draws students and parents who have heard of the nurturing atmosphere, very caring teachers, and the wide array of electives offered to the sixth through eighth grades. This school year, the Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge has partnered with Wild Things instructor, John Lohde, so that the students might have the right tools for wildlife observation, nature journaling, and conservation study. Backpacks with youth binoculars, microscopes, and milkweed plants for the beginning. The Refuge Ranger will assist with the class once a week, donating more tools for nature study and introducing native wildlife to students. At the end of the semester, shell introduce the students to the wide variety of conservation careers available through county, state, and federal agencies. Meanwhile, Lohde, teaching about habitats takes the class outside to observe and sketch the critters that make their home on the Cedar Keys National Wildlife Refuge will provide exposure to the marine habitat and the opportunity to see the wading birds like roseate spoonbills, herons, and ibis the students have been studying in the classroom. Our National Wildlife Refuge System works with partners to conserve our native species for now and for generations to come. John Lohde is shown with his environmental education class, Wild Things, as they unpack the trunk of donated learning tools. Pictured from left, Tyler Lenfestey, Jonah Davis, Ayden Fancher, Destiny Valerio, Kasidi Lauterbach, Shaon Rice, Rashaud Nelson, Devin Jones, Hayden Munk, and John Lohde, teacher. Submitted On Thursday, Oct. 16, golfers will gather to play in the 20th Annual Tommy Usher Log-A-Load for Kids and Country Club. The focus of this celebration will be to exceed a $30,000 donation goal, which will add to the $440,000+ donation collected for Childrens Miracle Network over the last 19 years of the tournament. The Florida Forestry Association, along with our event co-sponsor Farm Credit of Florida, is excited about this milestone event. We have seen our efforts positively effect children within our own community, and we are honored to continue this tradition, said Lynetta Griner, past president of the Florida Forestry Association. Event details: A maximum of 50 teams will be split between morning and afternoon tee times, with shotgun starts at 8:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. All participating golfers and sponsors will enjoy a complimentary lunch at noon. A reception will be held immediately after the tournament to announce: Lowest gross and lowest net scoring teams Win a round Log-A-Load for Kids Golf Classic celebrates 20th anniversary of golf at the TCP Stadium Course in Ponte Vedra Beach, with host PGA pro Frank Lickliter. Closest to the pin Longest drive Grand prize winner of random drawing Wins a set of golf clubs and pro-style bag valued at $2,500 (courtesy of N. G. Wade Investment Co.) Take action: Register to play golf, sponsor the event or make an individual donation by contacting Zak Seymour at (386) 462-4201 or Zseymour@ You may also register online at For more information on Log-ALoad for Kids, please visit: www. Of Mice & Men Join us for a moving story of life times. Show dates are October 3 thru 5 on Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Chief Theater located at 25 East Park for adults and $8 for seniors, students and military with ID.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Eight Arrest Report OFFICIAL NON-PARTISAN BALLOT FOR PRIMARY CITY ELECTION City of Fanning Springs, Florida October 7, 2014 FOR MAYOR VOTE FOR ONE To vote for a person whose name is printed on the Ballot, place a cross (X) mark to the right of the name of the person for whom you desire to vote. June Ladewig Howell Trip Lancaster Cheryl Nekola Rodger Nogaki FOR COUNCIL SEAT NO. 4 VOTE FOR ONE Frances Grantham Ron Queen Whitney Stoney Smith IN-HOUSE-FINANCING AVAIL. 24-7 Fabian Lamenta, LLC EXPERIENCED RELIABLE CONFIDENTIAL FAST Agent ( 352 ) 493-0406 or LOCAL GET OUT OF JAIL... 9151 NE 80th Avenue Bronson, Florida 32621 24 HOUR SERVICE 352-486-1971 DIXIE LEVY GILCHRIST & SURROUNDING AREA 1000s OF USED TIRES IN STOCK Any Size You Need, Theres A Good Chance We Have It! CALL 352-463-8448 Like us on Facebook TireWarehouse DURON WILLIAMSONS TREE SERVICE LLC. Licensed and Insured Call for FREE Estimates cell 352-318-3610 office 386-935-2180 All Phases of Tree Work From trimming to complete Light land clearing, Bobcat & bucket truck Paid by D. Ray Harrison, Jr., Republican for County Commission Dist. 2 September 23, 2014 Joshua Zachary Clemons, 21, of Trenton, was arrested by Levy Violation, No Bond. Richard Barnes Moore, 51, of Bell, was arrested by Deputy Davis, Out of State Fugitive, No Bond. September 24, 2014 Monica Nicole Beasley, 41, of Bell, was arrested by Deputy Lindsey, Out of County Warrant, No Bond. Bonnie Jo Blessing, 47, was arrested by Deputy Dasher, Gilchrist County Warrants X3, $329.00 Cash Bond. Jason NMN Brogdon, 29, of Bell, was arrested by Deputy Lindsey, Witholding Support, Non Support of Children and or Spouse, $600.00 Cash Bond. Jennifer Dawn Langford, 32, of Newberry, was arrested by ASO Deputy Lyan, Gilchrist County Violation, No Bond. September 25, 2014 Gary Eugene Clark, 52, of Cross City, was arrested by Deputy Hendricks, Gilchrist County Sheriffs Possession of Not More Than 20 Grams, Possession and or Use of Drug Equipment, $500.00 Bond. Debby Lynn Hicks, 50, of Fort White, was arrested by Deputy Clifton W. Dasher, Gilchrist County Appear, $2,500.00 Bond. Collene NMN Stewart, 35, of Bell, was arrested by Deputy Hendricks, Probation Violation, No Bond. Travis Lamons Thompson, 30, of Trenton, was arrested by Deputy Lindsey, Gilchrist County Sheriffs Support of Children or Spouse, $2,00.00 bond. September 26, 2014 Joann Kaisa Lynn Gillyard, 25, of Trenton, was arrested by Sergeant Stalvey, Gilchrist County Sheriffs ROR. September 28, 2014 Michael Lacy Bennett, 58, of Trenton, was arrested by Deputy Kitlen, Gilchrist County Sheriffs Without Violence, $1,500.00 bond. Jamie Lee Cannon, 23, of Bell, was arrested by Deputy Rexroat, Gilchrist $15,000.00 bond. Donna Lynn Everett Young, 57, of Bell, was arrested by Deputy Hendricks, Gilchrist County Sheriffs Deadly Weapon Without Intent to Kill, $25,000.00 bond. Bell Middle School volleyball players are seated left to right, Madison Carver, Shelby Waddle, and Taria Liles. Middle row, Jessica White, Tava Parada, Kaylee Douglas, Kya Rich, and Melanie Piechocki. Back row, Presley Paulling, Samantha Mathews, Arianna Sellers, Julianna Whiting, and Hannah Lundy. By Shawn Hutto On Monday, the Lady Bulldogs traveled to Mayo to take on the Lafayette Hornets. The last time these two teams met was last year Bell winning 3-1. The Bulldogs came in hoping to continue their string of sweeps against 1A opponents and would not disappoint. Behind a fast pace and power hitting from Raychel Thomas, Ashton Mathews and Shelbie Hutto, Bell pulled out to looked back, winning 25-11. In the second set the Lady Bulldogs again pulled out to a big lead. Mayo would battle back and with Bell stuck on point 20, errors by the Bulldogs allowed the Hornets to close the gap. After a timeout by Coach Barry, the Lady Dogs regrouped and closed out the set winning 25-19. The third set started much like the other two with hard hitting and Baylee Rollings game leading 25 assists, comfortably cruising to a 25-16 victory to complete the 3-0 sweep. With the win, the Lady Bulldogs improve to 11-2 overall and have now swept 11 out of 13 opponents this year. Leading Lady Bulldogs post big wins players for the Bulldogs were Baylee Rolling with 19 service points, 25 assists, 6 kills; Shelbie Hutto with 15 kills; Ashton Mathews with 8 kills, 3 blocks, 7 service points and Ashley Williams with 9 kills, 7 digs and 9 service points. On Tuesday, the Lady Bulldogs hosted county rival Trenton. It would met this season. With the tragic events that happened in our community the week before fresh on everyones mind, Bell was needing something to help the healing process begin. Something to feel good about. Something to help bring a bit of normalcy back during a time of so much hurt. Sports have a way of doing that and this night would certainly help. The Lady Dogs entered the match fresh off a 30 sweep of District 5 rival Mayo the night before and were ready to play. As set one started it was obvious the Lady Tigers would not match up well against Bells hard hitting attack. Junior middle blocker/hitter Ashton Mathews took over from the start as Bell went on a 9-1 run with Ashton points off kills. Behind Mathews game high 17 kills and 4 solo blocks the Dogs pulled out to a big lead and went on to win the set 25-16. Set two started with the Tigers taking 3-0 lead to start the set. The Bulldogs settled down behind senior leadership and evened up the score. With the set close, senior setter/outside hitter Raychel Thomas time to serve came up. Behind Thomas game high 8 aces the senior went on a serving tear and blew set two wide open with the Bulldogs winning 25-10. As set three started, the Bell fans had the gym rocking. Again, attacking from every angle, the Bulldogs pulled away from the Tigers, cruising to a 25-7 win for the 3-0 sweep. With the win the Lady Bulldogs improve to 12-2 (4-0 district). Leading players for the Bulldogs were Ashton Mathews with 17 kills and 4 blocks; Raychel Thomas with 13 service points, 8 aces and 13 assists; Katarina Kresovic with 20 digs; Shelbie Hutto with 13 kills and Baylee Rolling with 15 service points and 24 assists. On Thursday, the Lady Bulldogs traveled to Hilliard for a district match up. The last time these two four was on the line. Hilliard won the battle that night in a 5 set thriller. But this is a new year this is a different Bulldog team. Lady Bulldogs on the attack, pulling out to a big lead and cruising to a 25-13 win. In the second set Bell defensively by the Lady Flashes coupled with some questionable way. Continuing to play their attack game and capitalizing on Hilliard errors, Bell was able to squeeze out a 25-21 win to go up 2-0. Set three was again a challenge with the lead going back and forth until the Lady Bulldogs were able to pull away at the end with a 25-18 win to sweep the match. Leading players for the Bulldogs were Shelbie Hutto with 13 kills; Ashton Mathews with 11 kills and 13 service points and Baylee Rolling with 19 assists. With the win Bell improves to 13-2 overall and 5-0 in district play. Thanks to all the fans that made the long trip to support the Lady Bulldogs. Trenton rolls past Cedar Creek Christian 38-12 The Tigers defense kept the Saints in check. Tre McCleese and Samu the Tigers domination of the visiting Saints from Cedar Creek Christian Friday night was in The Jungle. The Tigers had their game faces on even though several starters were sidelined players stepped into starting roles victory. ter on a Tre McCleese 3 yard run. Mi chael Smith added the extra point for a 7-0 lead. Trentons defense kept the sive back, recovered a Saints snap in the end zone to increase the lead to 13-0. Michael Smith, the sophomore backup kicker, gave the Tigers their 14-0 lead going into the second pe riod. Michael Smith connected with Hamp Cheevers on a 30 yard touch down pass in the second quarter. Ju nior running back Kade Rogers gave the Tigers a 26-0 lead on his one-yard touchdown run before halftime. The Tigers supporting staff played well in the second half. Trentons Asa Maragoni scored on a six-yard run in the third quarter. Trentons Marcus Adams scored the Tigers last touch running back dashed and darted his way to 115 yards on 16 carries in this game. The Saints struggled on offense, as their drives were in reverse in the McCleese had 8 tackles, 4 were for losses with two sacks for a -17 yards. Billy McKeefrey had 10 tackles and 2 were for losses. Kade Rogers had 9 tackles, 3 were for losses and 1 sack for a 9-yard loss. The defense held the Saints to 43 total yards of offense. The Tigers district 6 1A schedule will heat up Friday night as Hilliard will be in the Jungle for a 7:30 kick off. This game could make the dif ferent in the District as Trenton leads District 6 1A with a 4-1 record and 1-0 in district play. Hilliard has a 22 record with a 1-0 in district play. Come out to The Jungle Friday night and support your reigning Class 1A State Champs, the Trenton Tigers. The Bulldogs are still without a win this season after a 33-7 loss at The Villages Charter School on Friday night. A Bell High School fan re ported that the team received a warm welcome at The Villages. The school had painted purple and gold ribbons of respect for the Bell community and the recent loss of Sarah Spirit and her children. During the pre-game ceremony, the announcer asked that fans observe a moment of silence to remember those who had lost their lives in the recent tragedy. When the game got underway, The Villages Buffaloes dominated the Bull dogs. The ground game totaled 121 yards on 33 carries with 6 players han dling the load. #9 Jacob Floyd was the leading rusher with 50 yards and a TD on 11 carries. #3 Branden Thomas and #43 Jimmie Buckler each forced a fumble and the Bulldogs were actually +1 in the turnover department, this week, which is something that has been the Achilles heal of this team. Buck ler also added 9 tackles on the night. #34 Cisco Lopez led the defense this week with 11 tackles. Bell will travel to Bronson this week to take on the 2-2 Eagles in a confer ence matchup. Bronson is coming off a 34-28 loss to Cottondale, Florida. The Eagles two wins have come at home this season where they have defeated St. Joseph and Branford by a combined score of 102-14. The Bulldogs match up well against this Bronson team but they will have to play well to earn their Bulldogs fall to The Villages 33-7 Grants available to local high schools The Suwannee River Water Management District (District) is currently accepting applications for its High School Grant Program. Funding of up to $2,000 is available per high school for implementing water include Water Conservation, Water Irrigation Management, and Technology to Improve Water Supply. The Districts Governing Board has designated $20,000 to assist STEM (Science Technology, Engineering and Mathematics), agricultural, and other high school classes to fund due October 31, 2014. For more information, email or visit highschoolgrants.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Nine Gilchrist County Land Transactions Auto Body Collision Repair We Accept All Insurance Claims Doing business for Over 30 years. Fanning Springs Auto 16720 N.W. Hwy. 19 Fanning Springs 352-463-2387 We Guarantee Our Work as long as you own your car. Lindsey Lander Attorney Hunt's Pest Control, Inc. GET RID OF: Cockroaches Waterbugs German Roaches Ants and other Household Pests WE DO TERMITE INSPECTIONS Phone 493-1051 493-4772 "We send 'em packing!" SMITH SALES & SERVICES, INC. HEAT & AIR ONE CALL DOES IT ALL! ELECTRICAL Sales, Service & Installation All Makes & Models Residential & Commercial Service Installation RA0016184 ER0004960 Paid by D. Ray Harrison, Jr., Republican for County Commission Dist. 2 Obituaries Mr. Robert Bob Burt Mr. Robert Bob Burt, 79, of Branford, passed away on Satur day, Sept. 27, 2014 in the Suwan nee Valley Care Center, Lake City, after a short illness. The Beaverton, Michigan native moved to Branford in 1976 from Jacksonville. Mr. Burt was a veteran of the United States Army, the owner/operator of NESSA Chemical Co., Branford for 20 plus years and was of Protestant faith. Mr. Burt is survived by his wife of 50 years, Carolyn T. Burt, Branford; two daughters; Vicki (Ed) White, Branford, and Valerie (John) Thom as, Bell; one son; Jeff (Angie) Burt, Lakeland; ten grandchildren; Rebec ca White, Katie White, Levi White, Branden Thomas, Selena Thomas, Jared Thomas, Savana Thomas, Jus tin Burt, Olivia Burt and Wyatt Burt. Memorial services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014 at the Daniels Memorial Chapel with tion will begin at 10 a.m. until service time. Daniels Funeral Homes & Crema tory, Inc., of Live Oak and Branford, are in charge of arrangements. Please sign our guest book at www. _______________ Mr. Terry Drew Dees Mr. Terry Drew Dees, 64, of Cross City, passed away Friday, Sept. 26, 2014. Mr. Dees began working as an iron worker at the age of 16 and worked all over the country building anything from auto plants to power plants and anything in between. He was a lifelong avid Gator fan and spent his time hanging out with cooking. He was a member of the Iron Workers Union and was a Gator Booster. He was a Baptist. He is survived by a son, Tommy Glenn Dees; daughter, Destiny Hen derson of Cross City; grandchildren, Seanna, Blake and Haden; sister, Cindy Dey of Cross City and numer ous nieces and nephews. He was pre ceded in death by his parents Mau rice and Zelda Jo Dees and brother Glenn Dees. A graveside service was held at the New Prospect Baptist Church Cem etery on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 at 4:00 p.m. with Rev. Jarrett Thomas visitation was held at the cemetery 30 minutes prior to the service. Arrangements were placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funer al Home, Cross City, Florida, (352) 498-5400. _______________ 23, 2014 at her daughters home in Burleson. She was born November ley & Stella (Locke) Allen. Ruby was and was instrumental in starting the Womans Missionary Union at First she was a member before moving to working with Youth Choir, GAs and Sunbeams, taught Adult Ladies SS Class, as well as classes for preschool through youth. She also enjoyed serv ing as Church Hostess. followed by work at the WPA during WWII where she made blackout cur tains, rolled bandages and repaired uniforms. She and her husband owned Rite Way Service Station where they made sandwiches for the many servicemen traveling through in convoys. Working for four dif the drug store she continued to work Dept. Store. Teaching young students to read became a real passion during her last tary. Sewing, reading, and working Even with her eyesight almost gone, she tried to cook for and feed her neighbors at Thomas Square Apart ments where she lived until a year and a half ago when she moved in with her daughter and son-in-law. making her bed, and sorting through her fashion jewelry and playing with her pal, Xena, the family Schnauzer. Having the house full of grand children gave her the most pleasure singing and playing the guitar while dren shared hymns and scripture verses and talked of their faith. See ing her children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren following Christ gave her the most joy and peace. She will always be remembered as such a wonderful Mother, Grandmother and Great-Grandmother. She is survived by her son, John daughter, Mary Jane (Bert) Farnell Gerie A. (David) Forde of Williston, Susan Mirriam (Dan) Christophy of Gainesville, Kathy Lynn (Tad) Ra mey of Crestview; grandson, Kyle great-grandchildren; a sister, Evelyn and nephews. She is preceded in death by her ents, 2 brothers and 3 sisters. Funeral Services will be Saturday, Oct 4, 2014 at 11:00 a.m. at Hiersetery. Visitation will be one hour prior to the service at the funeral home. Condolences may be offered by visit ing our website at www.hiers-baxley. com. ______________ Mr. Samuel Edward Jackson Mr. Samuel Edward Jackson, 96, of Cross City, better known to his fam ily and close friends as Mr. Red, passed away Thursday, Sept. 25, 2014. He was born in Smarr, Monroe County, Georgia on June 26, 1918 to Gus and Annie Mae Jackson. In 1937 he joined the United States Army and served his country honorably in both the 29th Infantry Division and the 501st Paratroop ers in WWII. He was married to his sweetheart Elizabeth LaCount in the summer of 1953. They were a loving devoted couple for 60 years. The couple had one daughter, Susan Elaine Jackson Moore. The couple moved to the Cross City area in 1984 erman for many years. As a talented carpenter he became well known in the community where locals kept him busy designing and building rocking chairs and swings. The couple also indulged in square dancing, where he served as President of the South Georgia North Florida Square Dance Association. He is survived by his granddaugh ter, Sarah E. Hinson; great-grand daughter, Natalie Hinson; sister Nell J. Smith; and sister-in-law Janette (Ernie) Schulz. Funeral services were held at the Rick Gooding Funeral Home Chapel on Sunday, Sept. 28, 2014 at 2:00 ating. A visitation was held an hour prior to the service. Arrangements have been placed under the care of the Rick Gooding Funeral Home, Cross City, Florida, (352) 498-5400. _______________ Lamb brief illness on September 27, 2014. Hospital UF for many years. She enjoyed country music, reading, trav eling and going to other places. Her most enjoyment in life was her fam ily and grandchildren. She leaves behind her loving fam ily; a son, Frankie Lamb of Ala bama; her daughter, Rhonda Melton Lamb of Alabama, Misty Melton, Nicholas Melton, and Keri Melton of Avery and Bobby; her sisters Erma many nieces, nephews and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents, Avery and Mary Josephine Peterson, and a husband Willie Franklin Lamb Graveside services were held on Wednesday at 2 p.m. at Walker Creek Cemetery in Hatch Bend. There was a viewing one hour prior to the ser vice. Pastor Billy Keith of Rafter Arrangements were under the care Lamb Family and online condolenc es can be made at our website w ww. _______________ Langley Mrs. Florine Johnson Langley cently. Mrs. Langley formerly lived in Gilchrist County. No other details were available at press time. _______________ Livingston, Sr. Mr. Arthur Floyd Livingston, Sr., September 20, 2014. Mr. Livingston was born on May 24, 1940 in Hannibal, New York and Art worked as a contractor and sheet rock installer in the home construc He is survived by his children, Ar thur Jr., Brian, Clinton and Debbie. He was preceded in death by his par ents Elmer and Helen Livingston and his dear wife Edna. Funeral services will be in Han nibal, New York and burial will take place at the Fairdale Cemetery in Hannibal, New York. Arrangements are under the care _______________ Thank you appreciation to everyone for their kindness and thoughtfulness during the sickness and passing of our loved one, Mr. Raymond Avery. We didnt realize just how many people loved him and how many lives he had touched during his many years in Gilchrist County. We appreciate the many calls from everyone, the delicious food, the visits, the beautiful have helped us through this time. We thank Rev. Archie Knowles and his family, Rev. Jimmie Corbin, Pastor of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, and his family, and our church family for praying with us during this time and David Oglesby to Bob Bray, war ranty deed, $5,000.00, 18101400260008-0160. David A. Register to Howard E. Hodge and Deborah L. Hodge, war ranty deed, $56,000.00, 15101605613020-0000. Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation to Jennifer S. Hopkins, warranty deed, $141,900.00, 28-1015-0061-0000-0151. Jack F. McCoy, James M. McCoy Estate, Jack F. McCoy Personal Rep resentative and Nancy K. McCoy, Nancy K. McCoy Personal Repre sentative to Billie Jo Reid, warranty deed, $15,000.00, 181014-002700240130. Doris J. Sandberg to Doris J. Sand berg Revocable Trust Agreement, Doris J. Sandberg Trustee, quit claim deed, $10.00, 14-10-16-0556-000C0050. Joseph W. Coen and Whisper R. McQuaig Coen to Doris J. Garrison, quit claim deed, $24,500.00, 11-1016-0552-0002-0010. Josh Bryant and Melody Bryant to Wells Fargo Home Mortgage, Inc., quit claim deed, $10.00, 16-10-140319-0000-0040. CitiMortgage, Inc. and ABN Amro Mortgage Group, Inc. to Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, warranty deed, $10.00, W 1/2 Tract 31 Rolling Oaks. Don Brennan and AnnMarie Bren nan to Eric James Brennan and Chris tina Blue Brennan, quit claim deed, $10.00, 12-07-15-0205-0000-0120. William Wade to John H. Obrien and Cynthia Obrien, warranty deed, $150,000.00, 201014-030200000060. Janice Wigington to Henry 031016005300660001. Barbara Kate Burch to Jr. Simp son Farms LLC and Simpson Acres LLC, warranty deed, $178,860.00, 101014000000090030. David H. Temple and Gina D. Temple to North Florida Holsteins LLC, warranty deed, $230,100.00, 07-09-15. Michael Stimac to Michael Stimac and Arnold Kiil, quit claim deed, $10.00, Lot 3, Oak Hollow North, 111015023700000030. The Levy/Gilchrist Retired Educators Association awarded their 2014 scholarships on Monday, May 19, during the LGREA meeting at The who attends FSU, Mary Ginnie Caudill, a 2014 recipient who Retired Educators present scholarships The Branford Camera Club held Folk Culture State Park in White Springs on Saturday, September 20, 2014. After Thursday nights program on macro photography, presented by Susan Watson, club new knowledge and receive technical The group was accompanied by Ranger Register and Ranger Shanks from the Park, who are encouraging visitors to see more of the park than just the Folk Culture Center. The Rangers led the group through part of a nature walk area and helped might be of interest to photograph. Camera Club members will be contributing some of their macro images to the Park for use in one of the Rangers projects called Whats Hidden in Fosters Hammock? The Branford Camera Club meets on the third Thursday of each month. We meet at the Hatch Park Community Center, doors open at 6:30 p.m. meeting from 7 p.m. 9 p.m. The address is: 403 SE Craven St., Branford. If you like to come early we meet at Cuzins Restaurant in Branford at 5:00 p.m. for supper and conversation before the meeting. for all of the work put forth during the time of the funeral. We appreciate the caring service we received from Clay Watson and Watson Funeral Home. It is great to still live and be a part of a loving and caring community that Gilchrist County is. With sincere appreciation, The Raymond Avery Family Camera Club visits Stephen Foster Folk Culture State Park A white worm as photographed by Basic Sewing Skills for Adults Submitted Have you been wanting to learn to sew? Then NOW is your chance. Learn the beginning basics of sewing and how to use a sewing machine. A Two-Part Beginner Sewing Class taught by Muriel Turner, FCS Agent. Class will start at 9:00 a.m. and end their project. There is a charge of $2.00 for each class plus the cost of your purchased materials. There is a minimum of 6 participants and a 12 can attend WITH an adult. Class #1 Saturday, Oct. 18 Make a pair of pillowcases for your bed OR a pair of pillow covers for your home. Pillowcases are standard size and Pillow Covers are for a 14 inch pillow. A list of materials needed for class will be mailed to registered participants. See deadline date below. Class #2 Saturday, Nov. 22 Make a pair of pajama bottoms to wear with a purchased t-shirt. Measurements and list of items to class. Contact Alicia Tretheway at (352) 486-5131 or to register for both classes. Deadline to register for both classes is Tuesday, Oct. 14 at 4:00 p.m. Payment should be made at each class with correct cash no change will be available. Contact Muriel Turner at (352) 486-5131 or with questions about the class and/or projects.


THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Ten Legal Notices IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA, CIVIL ACTION CASE NO.: 14000030CAAXMX THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON FKA THE BANK OF NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE CERTIFICATEHOLDERS OF CWALT, INC., ALTERNATIVE LOAN TRUST 20O5-52CB, MORTGAGE PASS-THROUGH CERTIFICATES, SERIES 200552CB, Plaintiff, vs. BARBARA J. PERKINS, et al Defendant(s) ___________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION FORECLOSURE PROCEEDINGSPROPERTY TO: UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF BARBARA J. PERKINS: ADDRESS UNKNOWN BUT WHOSE LAST KNOWN ADDRESS IS: 1949 NE 127TH ST, BRANFORD, FL 32008 Residence unknown and if living, including any unknown spouse of the Defendant, if remarried and if said Defendant is dead, his/her respective unknown heirs, devisees, grantees, assignees, creditors, lienors, and trustees, and all other persons claiming by, through, under or against the named Defendant; and the aforementioned named Defendant and such of the aforementioned unknown Defendant and such of the unknown name Defendant as may be infants, incompetents or otherwise not sui juris. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following described property to-wit: LOT 13; COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 15 EAST, SAID CORNER BEING ON THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF A 66 FOOT ROAD FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE THENCE RUN NORTH 0 DEGREES 01 WEST ALONG SAID WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 1077.55 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY OF A 66 FOOT ROAD; THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 38 WEST ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 215.41 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 38 WEST ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY LINE A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 0 DEGREES 04 WEST, A DISTANCE OF 200 FEET THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 28 EAST, A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET THENCE RUN NORTH 0 DEGREES 04 EAST, A DISTANCE OF 200 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LOT 14; COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 15 EAST, SAID CORNER BEING ON THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF A 66 FOOT ROAD FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE THENCE RUN NORTH 0 DEGREES 01 WEST ALONG SAID WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 1077.55 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY OF A 66 FOOT ROAD; THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 38 WEST ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 115.41 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 38 WEST ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY LINE A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 0 DEGREES 04 WEST, A DISTANCE OF 200 FEET THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 28 EAST, A DISTANCE OF 100 FEET THENCE RUN NORTH 0 DEGREES 04 EAST, A DISTANCE OF 200 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. LOT 15: UNIT 3AB OF IRABEAS OASIS: A TRACT OF LAND SITUATED IN SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 15 EAST, GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID LAND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SE CORNER OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE AFOREMENTIONED SECTION 35, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 15 EAST, SAID CORNER BEING ON THE WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF A 66 FOOT ROAD, FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE THENCE RUN NORTH 0 DEGREES 1 MINUTE 22 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 877.55 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 0 DEGREES 1 MINUTE 22 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID WESTERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 200 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF A 66 FOOT ROAD; THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 38 MINUTES 27 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID SOUTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 115.41 FEET THENCE RUN SOUTH 0 DEGREES 4 MINUTES 18 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 200 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 38 MINUTES 27 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 115.74 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. more commonly known as: 1949 NE 127TH ST, BRANFORD, FL 32008 you, and you are required to serve a copy of your written defense, if any, to it on the Plaintiffs attorney, FLORIDA FORECLOSURE ATTORNEYS, PLLC, whose address is 601 Cleveland Street, Suite 690, Clearwater, FL 33755, on publication, response due by October 23, of the Circuit Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint. WITNESS my hand and seal of this Court on the 18th day of September, 2014. Clerk of the Court GILCHRIST County, Florida (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) By: /s/ M. Stalvey Deputy Clerk Publish Sept. 25 and Oct. 2, 2014b _____________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF THE STATE OF FLORIDA, IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 14000057CAAXMX BANK OF AMERICA, N.A., Plaintiff, vs. UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, TRUSTEES OF THOMAS W. BASS, DECEASED; DOVIE A. BASS, HEIR; MARY ANN BENNETT, HEIR; IF LIVING, INCLUDING ANY UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF SAID DEFENDANT(S), IF REMARRIED, AND IF DECEASED, THE RESPECTIVE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, AND TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST THE NAMED DEFENDANT(S); SECRETARY OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT; WHETHER DISSOLVED OR PRESENTLY EXISTING, TOGETHER WITH ANY GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, OR TRUSTEES OF SAID DEFENDANT(S) AND ALL OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, OR AGAINST DEFENDANT(S); UNKNOWN TENANT #1; UNKNOWN TENANT #2; Defendant(s) ___________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, CREDITORS, LIENORS, TRUSTEES OF THOMAS W. BASS, DECEASED Whose residence(s) is/are unknown. your answer or written defenses, if any, in the above proceeding with the Clerk of this Court, and to serve a copy thereof of Daniel C. Consuegra, 9204 King Palm Drive, Tampa, FL 33619-1328, telephone (813) 915-8660, facsimile (813) 915-0559, within thirty days of nature of this proceeding being a suit for foreclosure of mortgage against the following described property, to wit: A PORTION OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 9 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST, GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA, BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF SECTION 27, TOWNSHIP 9 SOUTH, RANGE 16 EAST FOR A POINT OF REFERENCE. THENCE RUN ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER, SOUTH 89 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 03 SECONDS WEST 438.66 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 03 SECONDS WEST 227.27 FEET TO THE EAST LINE OF THE WEST HALF OF SAID NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 03 SECONDS WEST 100.00 FEET, THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 56 SECONDS EAST, PARALLEL WITH THE EAST LINE OF SAID WEST HALF OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER 1142.00 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 03 SECONDS EAST 100.00 FEET TO THE WEST LINE OF THE EAST HALF OF SAID NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER, THENCE CONTINUE NORTH 89 DEGREES 39 MINUTES 03 SECONDS EAST, 227.27 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 05 MINUTES 56 SECONDS WEST, PARALLEL WITH THE WEST LINE OF SAID EAST HALF OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF NORTHWEST QUARTER, 1142.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, ALL LYING AND BEING IN GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA. SUBJECT TO A COUNTY MAINTAINED LIMEROCK ROAD (SOUTHEAST 40TH STREET) ALONG THE NORTH MARGIN THEREOF. CONTAINING 8.58 ACRES MORE OR LESS. answer, if any, in the above proceeding with the Clerk of this Court, and to serve a copy thereof upon the plaintiffs attorney, 9204 King Palm Dr., Tampa, Florida 33619-1328, telephone (813) 915-8660, facismile (813) 915-0559, within thirty a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the Complaint or petition. DATED at GILCHRIST County this 16th day of September, 2014. Clerk of the Circuit Court (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) By: /s/ M. Stalvey Deputy Clerk AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES (ADA) REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODATIONS FOR NOTICE OF COURT PROCEEDINGS: 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 Phillips, ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, FL 32601 at (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. If you are deaf or hard of hearing and require an ASL interpreter or an assisted listening device to participate in a proceeding, please contact the Court Interpreter Program at interpreter@ Publish Sept. 25 and Oct. 2, 2014b _____________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROBATE DIVISION File No. 21-2014-CP-00043 IN RE: ESTATE OF JAMES N. HORNE, JR., Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the Estate of JAMES N. HORNE, JR. Deceased, whose date of death was AUGUST 17, 2014; File Number 21-2014-CP00043 is pending in the Circuit Court for GILCHRIST County, Florida, Pro bate Division, the address of which is 112 South Main Street, Trenton, Florida 32693. The names and addresses of the per sonal representative and the personal rep resentatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against Decedents estate, on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served, must THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICA TION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE TO THEM. All other creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or de their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NO TICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. tice is September 25, 2014. GREGORY V. BEAUCHAMP, P.A. Attorney for Petitioner Florida Bar No. 178770 P. O. Box 1129 (352) 493-1458 Primary e-mail address: Secondary e-mail address: JAMES MICHAEL HORNE Personal Representative 204 Ivy Street Kearny, NJ 07032 Pub. Sept. 25 and Oct. 2, 2014b ________________ BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA REFERENDUM ELECTION NOVEMBER 4, 2014 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that a referendum, a ballot summary of which appears below, will be considered on the November 4, 2014 Gilchrist County Gen eral Election ballot. Referendum to Determine the Granting of Economic Development Ad Valorem Tax Exemptions. Shall the Board of County Commissioners of this county be authorized to grant, pursu ant to Section 3, Article VII of the State Constitution, property tax exemptions to new busi nesses and expansions of exist ing businesses that are expected to create new, full-time jobs in the county? ( ) YES FOR AUTHORTY TO GRANT EXEMPTIONS. ( ) NO AGAINST AUTHORITY TO GRANT EXEMPTIONS. _________________________________ This public measure is authorized pursuant to Florida Statutes Section 196.1995, and enabling Resolution Num ber 2014-12 of the Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners. A copy of Courts, and is available for public in spection. Pub. Sept. 25, Oct. 2, Oct. 9, Oct. 16 and Oct. 23, 2014b _____________ NOTICE OF ENACTMENT OF ORDINANCE BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF THE CITY OF TRENTON, FLORIDA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an ordinance, which title hereinafter ap pears, will be considered for enactment by the Board of Commissioners of the City of Trenton, Florida, at the regular meeting October 14, 2014 scheduled for 5:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, in the City of Tren ton Community Center, located at 214 SE 3rd Avenue, Trenton, Florida. Copies of said ordinance may be inspected by any Clerk/City Manager, Trenton City Hall, located at 114 N. Main Street, Trenton, Florida during regular business hours. mentioned, all interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the ordinance. ORDINANCE NO. 2014-05 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSION ERS OF TRENTON, FLORIDA AMENDING SECTION 4 OF ORDINANCE NUMBER 2003-03 REGARDING SCHOOL ZONE SPEED LIMITS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The public hearing may be continued to one or more future dates. Any interested party shall be advised that the date, time and place of any continuation of the pub lic hearing shall be announced during the public hearing and that no further notice concerning the matter will be published. Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to participate in this proceeding should provide written notice to Taylor Brown, City of Trenton City Manager, 114 North Main Street, Trenton, Florida 32693, Telephone No. (352) 463-4000, at least 48 hours prior to said meeting. All persons are advised that, if they de cide to appeal any decisions made at the public hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verba tim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Published October 2, 2014b ___________________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case No.: 21-2014-CA-72 T. J. RICHARDSON AS TRUSTEE OF THE T. J. RICHARDSON REVOCABLE TRUST U/A/D 2/8/2006, Plaintiff, vs. TAMI ARRERA and JOHN ARRERA, wife and husband; THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, CREDITORS, GRANTORS, SUCCESSOR TRUSTEES AND OTHER PERSONS CLAIMING UNDER THE ESTATE OF TAMI ARRERA; THE PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF TAMI ARRERA and KNOWN AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/OWNERS, Defendants. ____________________ _______/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: TAMI ARRERA and JOHN ARRERA, wife and husband, THE PERSONAL REPRESENTATIVE OF THE ESTATE OF TAMI ARRERA and KNOWN AND UNKNOWN TENANTS/ OWNERS YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose to the following property in Gilchrist County, Florida: A parcel of land lying and being in Section 16, Township 10 South, Range 14 East, being more particularly described as follows: Begin on the South right-of-way line of the Atlantic Coastline Railroad, where said line intersects with Section 16 and 17, Township 10 South, Range 14 East, and thence run South 494 feet and 9 inches to the Point of Beginning. From said Point of Beginning run thence East 263 feet and 6 inches to the center of State Road #26, thence run Southwesterly along said center line 196 feet and 6 inches; thence run West 155 feet; thence run North 160 feet to the Point of Beginning. a/k/a 8670 SW County Road 232 Trenton, FL 32693 Together with a 1996 Nobi Doublewide Mobile Home VIN # N87516A and N87516B permanently are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Barbara M. Brown-Emery, the Plaintiffs attorney, whose address is Brown & Associates Law & Title, P.A. 11373 Countryway Blvd., Tampa, FL 33626 on or the original with the Clerk of Court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED on September 23, 2014. Todd Newton As Clerk of the Court (CIRCUIT COURT SEAL) By: /s/ M. Stalvey As Deputy Clerk Publish Oct. 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2014b _____________ NOTICE OF MEETING PLEASE TAKE NOTICE the Gilchrist County Board of County Com missioners, in and for Gilchrist County, Florida, will hold a Regular Meeting on MONDAY, October 6, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. in the Board of County Commis sioners Meeting Facility, located at 210 South Main Street, Trenton, Florida. The following is a proposed agenda AGENDA 1. Call to Order (2:00 p.m.) 2. Agenda Changes 3. Consent Agenda 4. Public Participation 6. County Administrator 7. Attorney Report 8. Clerk Report 9. Time Certain Schedule 2:15 p.m. Chris DeCubellis and Gilchrist County 4H; Proclamation Recognizing 4H Week 10. Commissioners Reports 11. Old Business 12. New Business 13. Public Participation 14. Adjourn Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to partici pate in this proceeding should contact (352) 463-3169 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida Relay Service (800) 955-8771. PLEASE BE ADVISED that if a per son decides to appeal any decision, made by the Commission with respect to any matter considered at said hearing, that person will need a record of the proceed ings, and that for such purpose, that per son may need to insure that a verbatim record is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS. GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA D. RAY HARRISON, JR. CHAIRMAN ATTEST: TODD NEWTON CLERK OF COURT Pub. October 2, 2014b. ______________ NOTICE OF INTENT TO ADOPT NEW RULES, REVISE AND/OR AMEND EXISTING RULES AND REPEAL OLD RULES Notice is hereby given that the School Board of Gilchrist County, Florida in tends to adopt new rules, and revise and/ or amend existing rules of the Board after a public hearing, as follows: POLICY 4.10/D Adult Education Copies of the proposed new rules, and revised and/or amended existing rules are available for inspection and copying by 310 NW 11th Avenue, Trenton, Florida. Copies of all or any of the rules may be purchased at the cost of reproduction which is estimated at $.25 per page. The purpose of adopting new rules and revising and amending existing rules is to bring the rules up to date and discard and unnecessary rules. This revision and adoption of new rules will not have any adverse economic impact on any person. rules are Florida Statutes 100.41; 121.51; 119.07; Chapter 120; 570.98; 570.981; 570.982; 760.01 et seq.; 768.135; 790.115; 943.0438; 1000.05; 100.21; 1001.371; 1001.41; 1001.42; 1001.43; 1001.48; 1001.51; 1002.3105; 1002.321; 1003.428; 1003.4281; 1003.429; 1003.4295; 1006.06; 1006.0605; 1006.0606; 1006. 07; 1006.15; 1006.16; 1006.20; 1010.05; 1010.20; 1012.22; 1012.23; 1012.27; 1012.33; 1012.335; 1012.61; and 1012.795; 34 CFR 99; 34 CFR 108; 34 CFR 200.43(c); P.L. 110233; State Board of Education Rules 6A1.001; 6A-1.012; 6Z-1.087; 6A-5.056; 6A-7.040; 6A-7.041; 6A-70411; 6A7.0421; 6A-7.045; 6A-19.001 et seq.; and 6B-4.009; and State Department of Agri culture and Consumer Services Rules 5P-1.001; 5P-1.002; 5P-1.003; 5P-1.004; 5P-1.005. A public hearing will be held on the proposed adopted new rules and revised and/or amended existing rules at 10:15 A.M. on Tuesday, November 4, 2014, at the School Board Meeting at the Gilchrist County School Board meeting room at 310 NW 11th Ave. Trenton, FL 32693. All interested persons are advised that any person desiring to appeal any deci sion made by the board as to any mat ter considered at said hearing will need to ensure that a verbatim record is made of the proceeding, which record must in clude all of the testimony and evidence presented. /s/Robert G. Rankin as Superintendent And Secretary of the Board Pub. Oct. 2, 9, 16, 23 and 29, 2014b ______________ PROCLAMATION OF THE MAYOR AND NOTICE OF GENERAL ELECTION FOR THE TOWN OF BELL Under, and by virtue of the power vest ed in me as Mayor of the Town of Bell, Florida, the regular general election is hereby called to be held in the Town of Bell on Tuesday, December 2, 2014, for as follows: (a) Mayor: Two (2) year term, currently held by Thomas Brown. (b) Group 3: Town Council Member Seat, two (2) year term, currently held by Derek H. Sanders; (c) Group 4: Town Council Member Seat, two (2) year term, currently held by Kenny Bass; (d) Group 5: Town Council Member Seat, two (2) year term, currently held by Hugh Sanders; (e) Town Clerk: Two (2) year term, currently held by Michelle Rose. The election shall be held at the Bell Community Center, 1180 NE Main Street, Bell, Florida and the polls shall be open at 7:00 a.m. on said day and shall close at 7:00 p.m. on the same day. The date for the run-off election, should it be required, will be on Tuesday, December 16 2014. dacy for this election is from Monday, October 27, 2014 through Friday, Oc tober 31, 2014 between the hours of 9:00 the Supervisor Of Elections for Gilchrist County, at the Gilchrist County Court house, Trenton, Florida. seal of the Town of Bell, Florida, this 2nd, day of October, 2014. /s/ Thomas Brown, Mayor Publish October 2 and 16, 2014b ______________ Compared to last week slaughter cattle remained steady and are still in high demand. We had a good run of replacement cattle and they continued to sell strong. Yearlings over 350 lbs were steady and strong. Yearlings un der 350 lbs are still all over the board; while the average was $2-5 less. You would never know these light weight calves were off this week with one selling for $5.30 a lb. Wow!! Dont forget about our slaughter only sale December 29, 2014. Mac Johnson topped the slaughter bull market this week with $134.00 bought by Central Beef Rogers Farm sold the top slaughter cow this week at $122.00 bought by Brown Pack ing. Zach McDougal sold the high est price replacement cow at $188.00 bought by Addison Cattle. Dale Bivins topped the replacement bull market with $126.00 bought by John ny Nolan, Jr. Curtis Spencer sold the high price pair this week at $2,375.00 bought by Conaway Livestock and the high price yearling went to Foy Reynolds Cattle at $530.00 sold by Kim Conaway. UPDATE! The new Animal ID rule is now in effect as of September 4, 2014. A period of continued educa tion until November 3, 2014 has been established to help everyone become familiar with the rule requirements. Please contact Tallahassee USDA Market to apply for your Premise ID and get your FREE tags to start tag ging your cattle now. Call Thomas Holt, State Veterinarian at (850) 4100900 or Stephen Monroe, Program Director at (850) 410-0944 for more information. Check us out on the web at www. market report, news and upcoming net. STEERS: LOW: HIGH: AVG: 150-199, 200.00, 530.00, 300.00 200-249, 190.00, 370.00, 258.00 250-299, 195.00, 460.00, 322.17 300-349, 195.00, 370.00, 257.81 350-399, 195.00, 325.00, 286.86 400-449, 200.00, 342.50, 275.28 450-499, 192.50, 282.50, 244.83 500-549, 196.00, 240.00, 218.28 550-599, 190.00, 230.00, 216.50 600-649, 190.00, 230.00, 215.00 650-699, 202.00, 234.00, 214.83 700-749, 192.00, 200.00, 197.00 750-799. 200.00, 204.00, 202.67 HEIFERS: LOW: HIGH: AVG: 150-199, 290.00, 285.00, 237.50 200-249, 190.00, 360.00, 283.18 250-299, 200.00, 365.00, 276.55 300-349, 190.00, 330.00, 245.23 350-399, 205.00, 277.50, 242.73 400-449, 205.00, 255.00, 231.14 450-499, 195.00, 225.00, 211.75 500-549, 192.50, 225.00, 208.00 550-599, 194.00, 207.50, 195.04 600-649, 190.00, 195.00, 191.50 COWS: LOW: HIGH: AVG: 600-800, 70.00, 188.00, 114.96 800-1000, 70.00, 180.00, 116.28 1000-1200, 73.00, 182.50, 113.77 1200-1400, 80.00, 147.50, 112.26 1400-1600,100.00, 150.00, 114.70 1600-1800,111.00, 115.00, 113.00 BULLS: LOW: HIGH: AVG: 800-1000,108.00, 125.00, 118.00 1000-1200, 90.00, 128.00, 116.29 1200-1400, 97.00, 126.00, 113.83 1400-1600,117.00, 120.00, 118.50 1600-1800,122.00, 134.00, 128.78 1800-2000,128.00, 132.00, 130.00 2000-2200,126.00, 132.00, 129.00 PAIRS: LOW: HIGH: AVG: 825.00, 2375.00, 1735.00 TOTAL: 900 North Florida Livestock Report Its that time again! Turning Point Ministry of Trenton will hold its Fall Yard Sale on October 10 and 11, 2014. The sale will take place from 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. each day, at the home of a member at 135 NE 173 Ave., Old Town. Proceeds of the Faith Community. Food will be available as well as unique items sure to become treasures. For further information and /or if you have items to donate, please call the church Come eat with us and enjoy a day of treasure hunting!


For Rent 3 BR/2 BA: Call 463-9059. 4tb,10-2-10-23 ____________________________ 2 BR MOBILE HOME: Nice location, 2 miles from Bell. $450/month, $475/se curity. 386-935-4270 or 386-854-0105. 2tb,10-2-10-9 ____________________________ BRAND NEW FULLY REMODELED 4 BR/2 BA house on 1 acre. Trenton schools, smoking no, pets no, $875 mo, 352-949-1450. tfnb,9-18 __________________________ PRAIRIE OAKS APARTMENTS: Ac 32626. 352-493-2427. TDD/TTY 711. Equal Housing Opportunity. tfnb, 4-10 _____________________________ Meridian Behavioral Healthcare CAREER OPPORTUNITIES! Bronson, Trenton: Case Managers (Adult/Child) Bronson/Trenton/Cross City: Certified Medical Assistants Please visit to apply! EOE, DFWP, E-Verify (352) 463-7075 (office) (352) 463-7302 FAX E-mail: J EAN C T ROKE Licensed Real Estate Broker WEBSITE: 730 E. Wade Street (SR-26) Trenton, Florida 32693 Jean Troke (1st cell) (352) 493-3539 Paul Troke (cell) (352) 221-2999 Jean Troke (2nd cell) (352) 493-5237 Serving the Tri-County Area Since 1983 Professional Service With A Personal Touch PRICE REDUCEDBR HOME NEAR TRENTON: 5BR/2.5BA: Large, spacious CB-blt. home (pictured on the right), on a 1.24-acre tract with paved frontage at the South-end of Trenton. Has added BR/BA suite & formal dining room, at back side of the home, large kitchen & lots more Seller is VERY MOTIVATED; says to present offers$75,000 (lowered from $94,900). NEW LISTING WELL-KEPT M/HOME & 5-ACRES IN EAST GILCHRIST Co.: 3BR/2BA: Neat/clean & move-in ready 26x44 2000-yr. Manufactured Home (pictured on the left), on private/wooded & fenced 5-acre tract, at the Hickory Bluffs-area of East Gilchrist. Features include new metal-roofing, handicap-access entry-ramp, 2-car det. metal garage & lots more today, for full property details$74,900. Services Appliance Repair: tfnb,8-21 _______________________________ A/C REPAIRS: All Season Heating & A/C, Inc. 1-800tfnb, 12-19 _______________________________ The Humane Society of Gilchrist County, Inc. please call 352-463-7364. tfnb,11-28 _______________________________ DIXIE MONUMENTS: 24347 SE Hwy tfnb,6-27 _______________________________ ELECTRICAL WORK: State Certi tfnb,1-10 _______________________________ JERRY WILKS FILL DIRT SER VICE: (night). tfnb,5-28 _______________________________ APPLIANCE REPAIR: 0651. tfnb,12-18 ___________________________ Lost & Found FOUND LAB: No collar, in Trenton 284-4504. 1tp,10-2 _______________________________ Yard Sale FRIDAY AND SATURDAY: craft items. 1tb,10-2 _______________________________ SATURDAY, OCT. 4, 8 am to 12 noon: 1tp,10-2 _______________________________ Gun Show THIS WEEKEND: Newberry Ameri 359-0134. 1tp,10-2 _______________________________ THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014 Classifieds Classified Ads $5.50 Minimum for 20 Words. 10 cents each additional word. Page Eleven For Sale 120 LB PROPANE TANK: Horizontal 2tp,9-25-10-2 _______________________________ 2005, 28 FT CAVALIER TRAVEL TRAILER: 407-349-4800. 3tp,9-25-10-9 _______________________________ Hay HAY FOR SALE: tfnb,7-18 _______________________________ Day Care WHITEHEAD REGISTERED HOME DAY CARE now has a full time opening 3tb,9-25-10-9 _______________________________ Pre-School Kids World Preschool Ages-2-12, tfnb, 1-30 _______________________________ Need An Advertisement? Call the Gilchrist County Journal 352-463-7135 Services MOWER & CHAINSAW PARTS Beauchamp Saw Shop 493-4904 tfn, 1-03 _______________________________ Help Wanted CAFE HELP NEEDED: 2tb,,9-25-10-2 ______________________________ TRUCK DRIVER: 32693. tfnb,7-17 ______________________________ Hall For Rent RENT OUR HALL FOR YOUR NEXT EVENT: Shrine Clubhouse for rent for spe with stage large enough for musical oak trees. For pricing/more informa tion, please phone the Club at 352221-8781 or 352-463-2202. tfnb,5-1 Gilchrist County Journal 463-7135 FAX SERVICE 463-7393 For Rent Located in NE Trenton... 2 BR/1 352-463-7770. tfnb,9-19 _____________________________ Real Estate DWMH, 221-5626. 2tb,9-25-10-2 _____________________________ TRENTON REDUCED PRICE: 3 352-210-6044 or 706-315-9882. 4tp,9-11-10-2 _____________________________ FOR SALE Street. Call 352-463-7135. ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR, COSMETOLOGY 209 Duty DaysTenure Track Position # F99945 Full-time instructor to teach a class of up to 25 students to prepare them to pass the state license examination. Requires an Associates degree (AA or AS). Must be licensed cosmetologist with at least five years of experience; work well with others; patient; disciplined; organized; able to multi-task; able to teach using a variety of methods including technology such as PowerPoint, email, web sites, Microsoft Office; strong people management skills. Desirable Qualifications: Bachelors degree; prior teaching experience; management experience. Salary: Based on degree and experience. Application Deadline: 10/15/14 Persons interested should provide College application, vita, and photocopies of transcripts. All foreign transcripts must be submitted with official translation and evaluation. Position details and applications available on web at: Human Resources Florida Gateway College 149 S.E. College Place Lake City, FL 32025-2007 Ph (386) 754-4314 Fax (386) 754-4814 E-Mail: FGC is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges. VP/ADA/EA/EO College in Education and Employment & Gift Shop Shouldnt personal service mean you get to talk to a person? BEN COLSON Agent LARRY MERRITT Agent 352-463-2298 305 West Wade Street Trenton, FL 32693 "NEED A FENCE OF ANY KIND CALL DANNY ANYTIME." Barbed Wire Woven Wire Chain Link Board Danny Hodge (352) 463-1832 -Mobile (352) 493-5345 4110 S.W. 25th Street -Bell, Florida Fax Service 352-463-7393 207 North Main Street Trenton Gilchrist County Journal


Page Twelve THURSDAY, OCTOBER 2, 2014 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Paid by D. Ray Harrison, Jr., Republican for County Commission Dist. 2 Trenton alumni ll cafeteria with memories By John M Ayers The Trenton High School Alumni Reunion brought alumni, friends and their spouses back to Trenton on Saturday as they celebrated 50 years since the Class of 1964 graduated. A noon affair, the reunion began with a social hour at 11 a.m. as an estimated 200 people gathered in the Trenton Elementary School cafeteria. Graduates came from as far as Arizona, Texas, Virginia, and Idaho to see old friends and renew acquaintances they had not seen in years. John Vickers, a 1968 Trenton High School graduate, former teacher and coach at THS welcomed the alumni. David Welch, a member of the 1953 class, had the honor of presenting a blessing for those attending, service members and the food prepared for the event. The Red Wagon Wheel Cookhouse, which was Prieston Jones, and several members of the elementary school cafeteria staff prepared an assortment of delicious sides to go with the meats The program began as members of the Classes of 1964 and 1965 were recognized. Dan Faircloth, Jr. spoke for the Class of 1964. He fondly spoke of Mrs. Johny Johnson, Mrs. Edna Turner, and Mrs. Louise Coleman as great teachers who really cared for their students and wanted to help them learn. Don Thomas spoke for the Class of 1965. He also spoke of the great teachers at Trenton High School in the 60s and pointed out that the high school basketball team came just two points shy of defeating Cedar Key in a regional championship game. The team became the Suwannee Valley Conference Champs. Mrs. Lizzie Mae Watson, a member of the class of 1941, was the youngest at heart attending. She had family members: son, Charles Watson, and daughters, Linda Pleus and Elsie Watson of Idaho also attending the reunion. She is also the eldest sister of Mrs. Charlene Jones Dalton. The classmates had an opportunity to stand and share stories and experiences they recalled from their days at Trenton High School. It was an opportunity that many enjoyed. Many alumni said they planned to return in two years for the next Trenton High School Alumni Reunion. Committee members who organized the reunion Jennie Lou Colson Sharp, Diana Webb Harrison, Wanda and Prieston Jones were thanked for all their hard work in organizing the event. Maxey Love, Frank Colson and Call Matthews were all members of the Class of 1951 and were members of several Tiger football teams. Dan Faircloth, Jr. is a 1964 graduate of Trenton High School. The reunion committee is pictured from left, Wanda and Prieston Jones, Jennie Lou Colson Sharp and Diana Webb Harrison. A crowd of 200 graduates and guests attended the Trenton High School Alumni Reunion on Saturday at Trenton Elementary School.