Serving Gilchrist County and Surrounding Area for over 87 Years 207 North Main Street, Trenton, Florida 32693 Vol. 87 No. 43 Phone (352) 463-7135 Fax (352) 463-7393 www.gilchristcountyjournal.net Thursday, March 22, 2018 Price 50 $25.00 Digital Only, $25.00 Gilchrist County $30.00 Tri-County Area, $40.00 Out of Area March 22, 2018 THE GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL WAS PLACED IN THE MAIL TO ALL SUBSCRIBERS ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. IF IT ARRIVES LATE, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR POSTMASTER. Teagues Steer wins Grand Feeder, Mitchell has Grand Home Grown Fat Steer Briar Mitchell of Trenton Middle FFA shown with his Grand Champion Home Grown Fat Steer at the Suwannee River Fair. In the back ground from left to right are Cynthia, Casey, Gabe and Peggy Mitchell shown with show judge Callie Akins. School Safety Plan Presented to School Board School District Will Receive over $500,000 for School Safety Benet dinner for Dale Lindsey Friday, March 23 Submitted Gilchrist Countys own Dale Lindsey on Friday, March 23. Lindsey is a long time local contractor who has 11:30-2:30 at Trenton Womans Club, which is located just past the county jail on highway 339. The dinner tickets are $10.00 for a pork lunch, beans, slaw and dessert. A Cake Auction will also be held at the AQH Case Coin and limited edition Knife Set and other donations being more information. Fair Steer Shows First time steer exhibitor Linden feeder steer caught the eye of Judge Randall Daniel and was selected as Grand Champion Feeder Steer. Lin den is a member of Buckaroos 4-H in Gilchrist County and the 9 year old daughter of Lemmy and Laura Teague of Trenton. Linden showed a Maine cross 765 pound steer at Tuesdays Feeder Steer Show. Gil the 12 classes and 77 feeder steers. Ansley Studstill of Buckaroos 4-H Club, Carsen McKenzie of Trenton Middle FFA, and Linden Teague. judged here, the top end of the show was really good and its good again this year. The Fat Steer Show had 31 entries with Gilchrists Makenzie Smith and and Alaina Brown both of Trenton Sr. Payne Parnell exhibited the Grand Champion Fat Steer and Sam Mills pion. Both Parnell and Mills are 2018 Home Grown Steer Show went itors this year. Carsen McKenzie ex hibited the Grand Champion Home Grown Feeder Steer. Briar Mitchells 1395 pound Fat Steer took the Grand Champion spot in the Home Grown Fat Steer Show. Both Carsen and Briar are members of Trenton Middle FFA. Continued on page 8 Makensie Parrott of Bell High signed her letter of intent to play for South Georgia State College in Douglas Georgia back in February. From left, Dalton, Pam, Makensie, Lyle and Kelsie Parrot. Photo by Donny Joiner Photography. See story on page 3 Bells Makensie Parrott signs with South Georgia State College Gilchrist County experienced some extreme weather early Monday morning which damaged several buildings including this home on Northwest 3rd Ave. Trenton. The homeowner was at work when the tree fell on his home so no one was injured. James Campbell, the Emergency Operations Chief, said there was scattered damage throughout the county including fallen trees and power outages. By Janet Bradley On March 13 Gilchrist County the Gilchrist County Sheriffs Depart ment, presented the School Safety Plan during a Safety Workshop. The Board Room was packed with repre ment, Trenton Police Department, Emergency Management, county ad ministrators, GCSD administrators, and parents. Superintendent Rankin shared the current safety practices and proce dures put in place since the Parkland incident. Superintendent Rankin and Sheriff Bobby Schultz shared some of the next steps in securing safety for the districts schools. Currently, the schools practice lock down drills twice each year, so stu dents know what to do if in an emer gency situation. Threat Assessment credibility when there is a concern. Another precaution that is currently in place is classroom doors continue in the school. District and school ad ministrators, along with Sheriffs De gency Management, attend an annual cedures to follow in an emergency. Schools continue to coordinate with the Sheriffs Department to identify students who may need screening to determine if a Baker Act is neces sary. Counselors continue to play a and re-entry plans in place for at risk also being used to identify extreme School District Receives 2 Million for Trenton High School Project Dave Morse of Douglas, Georgia was at the Trenton Quilt Festival on Saturday with his barn quilt blocks. This is the third year 4 Seasons Barn Quilts has come to town for the festival. See story page 3 Continued on page 2 Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz talking to the School Board about school safety. By Janet Bradley County School Board has diligently pursued the procurement of state funds for new facilities at Trenton were number one on the list to re land tragedy happened on February 14, the special facilities state dol for safe schools. As the state budget was being released, the only districts awarded special facilities money for the upcoming year had already been they were allocated in the state bud ress. The deadline for applying for new funding for a special facilities proj ect is February 1. Not realizing they were being cut, Gilchrist did not ap ply. Once legislators and lobbyists realized that Gilchrist had been left Gilchrist was awarded two million dollars of special facilities money for Trenton High School contingent upon FEMA reimbursing Florida. Superintendent Rankin stated, We are thankful for getting some fund with the Department of Education on the needs at the Trenton High School campus. The School Board had hoped to dollars of special facilities funds this year to begin a $16 million project at Trenton High School. Board Member Michelle Crawford stated, We had stand why the money needed to be shifted to safe schools at this time, Continued to page 2 Linden Teague with her 765 pound Grand Champion Feeder Steer. Linden is a member of Buckaroos 4H Club in Gilchrist County. Shown with steer Judge Randall Daniel and Show Superintendent Scott Mills.
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Spring Plant Sale in Ft. White The Columbia County Librarys Spring Plant Sale is Saturday, April 7, from 9 a.m. to noon at the Ft. White branch off SR 47. Flowers, vegetables, The Library is located at 17700 FL-47, Fort White, FL 32038. The plant sale will be held in the parking lot behind the library. The sale funds the librarys purchase of heirloom seeds available free to area gardeners. Fanning Springs Chamber of Commerce will be holding their annual Eas ter Egg Hunt and Ski Show on Saturday, March 24. The event will be held at the Fanning Springs State Park. This years egg hunt kicks off at 12 noon with the registration of egg hunters. The actual Easter Egg Hunt will begin at 1 p.m. The Ancient City Ensemble, a indoor percussion group will be performing at 2 p.m. The Ski Show will begin at 3 p.m. and will feature the Gatorland Ski Team. The Ski Show will be held on the beautiful Suwannee River. The public is invited to come out and attend this fun family event. The Fan ning Springs State Park is located at 18020 US 19/98 in the town of Fanning Springs. Easter Egg Hunt and Ski Show on Saturday, March 24 FLORIDA FARM BUREAU INSURANCE COMPANIES BEN COLSON Agent AUTO LIFE HOME Office: 352-463-2298 Fax: 352-463-3877 Claims: 1-866-275-7322 306 West Wade Street Trenton, Florida 32693 email@example.com 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 Gilchrist County Republican Executive Committee Meeting March 26 in Bell Submitted The Gilchrist County Republican Executive Committee will meet on Monday, March 26, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. at the Bell Community Center. Our guest speaker this month is Ashley Moody. Ashley is a judge and a current candidate for Attorney General. It is great having candidates County to share their vision and ideas more about Ashleys campaign so you can make an informed decision this year. and we are happy to get the 2 mil lion. The board will use what we have been given to start the process, and we will continue to plan the next steps for future allocations. The GCSD Facebook page states the Gilchrist County School District is appreciative of Representative Chuck Clemons, Senator Rob Brad ley, and Governor Rick Scott for making this project become a reality for Trenton High School. School District Receives 2 Million for Trenton High School Project Continued from page 1 Aaron Haynes Delivers BOGO to Gilchrist Rotary Submitted Yes, thats right, Gilchrist Rotary President-Elect Aaron Haynes delivered TWO programs to the Gilchrist Rotary on Monday, March 19th at the Womans Club in Trenton. Jennifer Moore, CEO and Founder of Food4Kids Backpack Program of North Florida spoke to us about backpacks with nonperishable food and distributes them to students in need from kindergarten through high school. The kids bring these backpacks home on Friday and return them on Monday so they weekend. This is a 100% volunteerrun program with the goal that no child goes to bed hungry. Moore, a Registered Nurse and mother of four children, started this program in 2010 when she noted that many children in our schools are unable to concentrate and learn at school because they are hungry. The program is offered in 28 schools locally and serves 750 kids every weekend. Jennifer read us several notes of appreciation that she from this program heartwarming! And the second part of our program this fall at Bell and Trenton High Schools! Interact Clubs are Rotary Clubs for high school students and offer our youth a club to participate in international and community projects while observing the Rotarian motto of Service Above Self. Bell teacher sponsors are 1st Sgt. Jon Meinholtz and Bill Martin. We met BHS President Sahara Henderson, Ty Powell, and Rebecca Floyd. Trenton teacher sponsor is Ms. Arnow and we met THS President Alexis Haynes, Nolan Frazier and Hailey OSteen. There are 20,374 Interact Clubs in 159 countries with 486,856 Interactors. We are excited to have TWO interact clubs in Gilchrist County! Chefs Table Bistro catered our luncheon of chicken quesadillas topped with lettuce, tomatoes and sour cream and yellow rice and black beans. Mini red velvet cupcakes and brownies were served for dessert. Rotarian Andrew Nguyen played piano for our enjoyment. Jennifer Moore, Ty Powell, Rebecca Floyd, Sahara Henderson, 1st Sgt Jon Meinholtz, Rotary President Bob Clemons, Alexis Haynes, Hailey OSteen, Nolan Frazier, and Rotary President-Elect Aaron Haynes. Jody Harrington was the lucky winner of the beautiful patriotic quilt that was on display at the Quilt Festival on March 17th. The quilt was made and raised $1,362.00 for the Camp Valor Project. Happy Birthday wishes to Greg Cody, Derrick Rose, Ted May, A. J. Davis and Sherrie Moore on March 22nd; Johnnie Beach, Betty Durden, Lori Smith, Dan Vaughn, Blake Leone, Meredith Andrews and Barbara Matusik on March 23rd; Stacy Scott, Temica Dickerson, Heath Carlisle, Temon Phillips and Bryan Murnahan on March 24th; Toni Valenzuela on March 25th; Kara Smith, Scott Roberts, Eugene Covington, Laura Spears, Ryan Weaver, Royce Phillips, Christy Lucero, Michael Pimental and Gene Sanchez on March 26th; Joe Morales, Joshua Elkins, Mike Hartzog and Jerry Quincey on March 27th; Etta Stewart, Tangela Rome, Reggie Speers, Taylor Frazier, Julie Cox, Nicki Barry, Audrey Thomas, Sharon Akins Langford, Bro. Tim Nugent, John Rowe and Gene Davis on March 28th. Happy Anniversary wishes Mr. and Mrs. Harris Thurston on March 24th; Mr. and Mrs. Kenny Corbin, Mr. and Mrs. Dustin Frick and Mr. and Mrs. Wendell Roberts on March 25th; Mr. and Mrs. Marvin Parsley on March 27th. Since the Parkland incident, there has been an increased presence of law enforcement at each school cam pus. An additional armed School cer on each campus. After an email threat in February, the schools were closed as a safety precaution. Sher iff Schultz stated, I felt that was the best call, and I would recommend it again. To ensure the campuses are safe and to screen for possible needs, the Sheriffs Department walked through each school surveying the premises for any additional safety measures. A peer review of the cam puses, which consisted of law en forcement from another district, was also performed to ensure nothing had been missed. Sheriff Schultz stated several times, Safety of our schools is a number one priority. We want to keep our students safe. The use of radios, cameras, procedures for lock ing doors, and security of classrooms has also been reviewed and updated. Student discipline involving threats has also been discussed as part of the safety procedures. Next steps in maintaining safety will begin the week of March 19 and will include the Sheriffs Depart ment participating in Active Murder Training using the school campuses for the training. This will coincide with Spring Break and will not affect students. In April, the Florida Asso ciation of District School Superinten dents will host a Mental Health Sum mit, and in May safety training will proceed with teachers and staff. Some other considerations to keep the schools safe will be imple menting the State Marshall Program where designated school employees would be armed. Included in Senate Bill 7026 is implementation of the State Marshall Program to aid in the prevention or abatement of active as sailant incidents on school premises. Excluded from participating are in dividuals who exclusively perform classroom duties as classroom teach ers. This limitation does not apply to Training Corps programs, a current service member or current or former of the State Marshall Program, school employees who volunteer would hold a valid license to carry a concealed weapon, complete 132 hours of com ciency training, pass a psychological evaluation, pass initial, subsequent, and random drug tests, and complete recognized diversity training. ALICE Training is being consid ered, which provides individuals with the knowledge and skills to ensure their survival and minimize the loss of life in the event of an aggressive intruder. ALICE Training empowers individuals to participate in their own survival and lead others to safety. Other considerations would in clude using newly allocated safe school funding and the two million dollars that Trenton High School may receive to further secure the schools with such items as fences, gates, and cameras. The Gilchrist County School District will receive allocations of $502,589 to spend on the safety of the schools and to provide mental health services. The allocations are in two parts with $345,819 to be spent on school safety and $156,770 to be spent on mental health services. According to Senate Bill 7026, the mental health assistance allocation is created to provide funding to assist school districts in establishing or ex panding school-based mental health care. The district will be required to submit a plan that is focused on delivering evidence-based mental health care treatment to children. Each district will also designate a School Safety Specialist who must the School Safety Specialist Train Schools. This position will be re sponsible for the supervision and oversight of all school safety and se curity personnel, policies, and proce dures in the school district. The school district will also have the opportunity to apply for a grant which will provide additional funds to improve security of school build assessment. School Safety Plan Presented to School Board Continued from page 1
GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Three THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 By Cindy Jo Ayers Makensie Parrott signs with South Georgia State Makensie Leigh Parrott, senior at Bell High School signed her National Letter of Intent to play College Soft ball on February 2, 2018 at Bell High School. She has committed to play at South Georgia State College in Douglas, Georgia for coach Jeff Sav age and the Lady Hawks. Makensie is the daughter of Lyle and Pamela Parrott, and sister to Kelsie and Dalton Parrott. Kelsie also went on to play college softball in LaGrange, Georgia and is a Bell High Alumni (Class of 2015). Makensies family, friends, past and present coaches and community were in attendance to support her on this special day. Some of her coaches spoke about Makensie, and her suc cess along with words of encourage ment. Head Softball Coach, Krystal Holley, reminded Makensie not to forget where she came from and her roots were strong. Head Volleyball Coach, Lisa Barry, spoke of Maken sies character and how she has left her legacy at Bell High School. Makensie has had an amazing jour ney as a Bell Bulldog. She has been part of the Criminal Justice Academy, She has been the Class Secretary all four years of high school. She was voted by her fellow classmates for the Senior Superlative Most Likely to become a Professional Athlete. Makensie has played on the Varsity Softball team for 5 years. Makensie was a part of the 2014 and 2015 Dis trict and Regional Championship and Softball State Final Four in 2014 and 2015. She was on the Softball AllArea team in 2015, 2016, and 2017. She was also on the Volleyball All Area team 2015, 2016, 2017. Makensie has maintained a 3.2 GPA in the classroom. 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Submitted Trentons Suwannee Valley Quilt Festival greeted visitors with a beautiful Florida spring day, and with fun and good spirits fostered by celebrating St. Patricks Day. In downtown historic Trenton, thousands crowded north Main Street and the charming old railroad depot. Seventy-two craft, six antique and thirteen food vendors displayed wares and offered fare, and seventeen participating quilt groups sold quilts, quilting materials and supplies, and demonstrated quilting techniques. Inside the Florida Quilt Museum, a visitor could enjoy meeting renowned quilting author Mary C. Kerr and master doll maker Charlie Patricolo, peruse antique quilts offered from Marie Millers collection, see feed sack materials displayed by Cecilia Reed, and enjoy expert quilt turning lectures by collectors Kathy Cray and Teddy Pruitt. Said Crafter Coordinator Pat Watson, We had a wonderful turnout, and I think our vendors had a good day. We had many vendors return who have been with us several years now, but we added 25 new vendors so that gave us a mix of the familiar and of new offerings to enjoy and explore. We are always pleased to hear from vendors that tell us that they view us as their favorite festival. Festival founder and Quilt Coordinator Stephanie Metts commented We explored some new things this year, like Hawaiian quilting by Elaine Nemeth and the Japanese craft of Kimekomi by Bettie Rowe. We continue to have many quilt groups who support us every year from around our area. We are grateful for their participation. Stephanie noted, This year not only did the festival coincide with St. Patricks Day, it was held on National Quilt Day as well. Dan Sierra, Director of Merchandising for Best Drugs of Trenton, was delighted with their experience as featured sponsor this year. We met people visiting from as far away as Wisconsin and enjoyed chatting with long time customers. Our pharmacy experienced record breaking gift sales and the Life South Mobile Blood Collection unit in our parking lot exceeded their goal by more than 20%. All around it was a fabulous day for us said Dan. Festival visitor Stacy Clifton said, It was great! The creative craft ideas were exciting. My friend Teresa bought some beautiful fabric from the quilt shop, and my daughter Megann thought the selection of food vendors made-on-the-spot brick oven pizza, fresh off the grill barbecue, and deep fried seafood. Many others offered meals and baked goods, while the Suwannee Rose Cafe featured a back room Irish Pub experience. The thirteenth annual Trentons Suwannee Valley Quilt Festival will be held Saturday, March 16, 2019, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the picturesque town of Trenton, Florida, which is located in north central Florida just 20 miles west of Gainesville. For more information about the festival, visit us on Facebook, go to the Festival website www. TrentonQuiltFestival.com, or contact the Suwannee Valley Quilt Shoppe, (352) 463-3842. Seems like this past week we have been so busy around the county. Spring break, the Suwannee River Fair, and a whole lot of softball and baseball games are keeping most of us pretty busy. So this week might be a good time to share a quick recipe for Creamy Tomato Soup. This recipe is fast to make and pairs wonderfully with grilled cheese sandwiches to round out a hearty meal. Creamy Tomato Soup 1 tablespoon olive oil or bacon drippings 2 green onions, chopped 1 small clove garlic, minced 1 28-ounce can whole peeled tomatoes 1 10.5-ounce can chicken broth 1/2 cup water 1 teaspoon dry basil 1/2 teaspoon black pepper 3/4 cup heavy cream Add oil or drippings to bottom of a heavy pot over medium heat. When oil has warmed add the onions and garlic, then saute until tender. Next cut up the canned tomatoes into half inch size pieces and add to the pot along with chicken broth. Also add the juice from the tomato can. Add the basil, black pepper and half cup water. Continue to cook at a slow boil for 20 minutes. When soup is done add the heavy cream, stir and remove from heat. Taste for season ing and if salt is needed, add it. If you like smooth soup put tomatoes into a blender or food processor and pro cess until smooth before you make the soup. I think this soup would be extra good with a spoon full of crumbled fried bacon sprinkled over the top. Garden Club of Tri-Counties to meet March 27 The Garden Club of the Tri-Coun ties will meet Tuesday, on March 27th, at 7:00 PM at the Fanning Springs Community Church, Fan ning Springs. The program will be presented by Master Gardener Bruce Cavey on Shade Gardening. All guests and members are invited to at tend. The membership is $10 annually. The clubs mission is to gain insight and knowledge on plants and our en vironment along with enjoying social relationships. Gilchrist County Dive Advisory Board Meeting The public is invited to Cave Diving Hart Springs, Spring Ridge Firehouse, CR-340 at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, March 28, 2018. Annual Horne Egg Hunt and Dinner Submitted Come and join us for the Annual Horne Easter Egg Hunt at Otter Springs on Sunday, April 1, 2018 after Church services. Bring your picnic lunch or just good old-fashioned pot luck dinner to Otter Springs Lodge Building. Bring stuffed plastic eggs. Friends and relatives welcome. Cedar Key Historical Society has the Key to Open Doors to the Past Submitted Cedar Key Historical Society will open the doors to ten of Cedar Keys Historic houses, churches and hotels on Saturday, April 7. Five of the tours are scheduled from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 scheduled from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Plan to visit all ten locations. Easyto-follow maps will be available. In addition, tour locations will display festive banners and signs to guide ticket holders to the door! Book your tickets early through www.eventbrite.com. Go to Cedar Key Historic Tour. The cost, $20, includes both morning and afternoon tours. Tickets may also be purchased at the Historical Society Museum, on the corner of Second Street and D Streets. Open Sunday through Friday from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and Saturday from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For additional information, call 352-543-5549 or email to ckhs. firstname.lastname@example.org. Historical Society, a 501c3 nonJoin us for a chance to peek into the past as you wander through these beautiful houses, churches and hotels. SRWMD Appoints New District Governing Board Submitted The Suwannee River Water Management District Governing Board voted to appoint Virginia Johns as the new District Governing Board chairwoman. Johns, a resident of Alachua County, replaces Don Quincey, Jr. who served as chairman for nine years. She has served on the board since March 2012 after being appointed by the Governor. I am very excited to chair this board, and work with the other governing board members and our District staff, said Johns. It is one of the best boards I have ever served Johns represents the District as an at-large member. Before her new role, Johns held the position of Secretary/ Treasurer, which was voted to be County, at Tuesdays board meeting. Johns grew up recreating along the Ichetucknee River and has a great passion for the resource, the Districts mission and its staff. Our staff are truly the heartbeat of the District, said John. I look forward to spending more time with them in my role as chairwoman. Johns is a licensed underground and excavation contractor and has been president of John C. Hipp Construction since 1978, and has a background in agriculture and real estate rentals. The District looks forward to serving and supporting Ms. Johns in her new role as chairwoman, said Hugh Thomas, executive director for the District.
Page Four GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 By Angie Land Heart Matters I seriously overslept this morning! Is it just me or is anyone else having a tough time adapting to daylight savings time? I do love the extra daylight hours in the evening, but I cant seem to get enough sleep to make up for the hour we lost a few weeks ago. So, I door in 20 minutes, but then spent the rest of the morning trying to get my brain in gear. Since I obviously didnt have time to get any wise counsel from my Bible this morning, I grabbed it and my devotional book on my way out the door. One of my absolute favorite things about Jesus is that He is always right on time-even when Im not. As I spent the morning being frustrated about being behind on my to-do list, I convinced myself that this day was doomed to be unproductive. By noon, I had barely crossed anything off my list. So I grabbed my Bible and book to at least get that done while I ate lunch. Through my devotion book, Jesus Calling by Sarah Young, this is what Jesus had to say to me: A successful day is one in which you have stayed in touch with Me (Jesus), even if many things remain undone at the end of the day. Do not let your to-do list become an idol directing your life. I am not even kidding. To be honest, I didnt really mean, surely God wants us to be productive, right? Then the Holy Spirit reminded me of Jesus friends Mary and Martha. Their story is found in Luke 10:38-42. To make a short story even shorter, Jesus and his disciples were visiting and Martha was serving them. Her younger sister Mary sat listening to Him teach, which put Martha behind schedule. I couldnt help but wonder if she overslept too. Martha then complained to Jesus, to which He replied, Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things, but one thing is necessary. Mary has chosen the good portion, which will not be taken from her. So maybe spending time with Him should be our priority over the todo list. Even when we get behind schedule! The awesome thing about how His timing works is that if I had not overslept, I would have read this about 6am this morning over a great cup of coffee, nodded in agreement, and closed the book. Then I would have gone about my day, probably being very productive, checking things off my list and perhaps even a few things from tomorrows list as well. I would have totally missed the truth of that to-do list being an idol directing my life. Being frustrated over the events of the morning and my own limitations revealed that I was doing exactly this very thing. I think Jesus timing in Marthas life taught her a very similar lesson. Lets try to accept each day, HOWEVER it of it. New Hope Baptist Church 4470 NW CR-236 P. O. Box 14 Bell, FL 32619 Pastor: Billy Philman We welcome you to come and share in the word of God SUNDAY SCHOOL SUNDAY MORNING SERVICE WEDNESDAY BIBLE STUDY 9:45 AM 11:00 AM 6:30 PM 5750 W CR-232 Bell, FL 352-463-1082 MIDWAY CHURCH OF CHRIST SUNDAY Bible Class ... 10 am Morning Worship ... 11 am Childrens Class/Singing .. 4:45 pm Evening Worship ... 5 pm WEDNESDAY Bible Class ... 7 pm 1st Wednesday night each month devoted to singing 502 NE 7th Street Trenton, FL 32693 (352) 463-3793 SERVICE TIMES: Sunday 9:30 am .... Bible Study 10:30 a.m. ..... Worship 5:00 p.m. ..... Worship Wednesday 7:00 p.m. ... Bible Study www.trentonchurchofchrist.com 352-463-2028 S.W. CR-334A Bethel Baptist Church Bible Study 9:45 a.m. Sunday Worship 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. Prayer Meeting Wed. 7 p.m. Youth Praise & Worship Wed. 6:00 p.m. AWANA Wed. 6:00 p.m. Pastor: Stephen Ahrens Music Director: Mary Alice Heath Youth Director: Aaron Bachle 352-463-2028 7070 S.W. CR-334A Trenton, FL 326 93 "A Lighthouse of Hope." www.bethelbaptisttrentonfl.com Pine Grove Baptist Church 16655 N. W. CR-339 Trenton, Florida 32693 352-463-2151 www.pinegrove.online Dr. Greg Douglas, Senior Pastor Jared Douglas, Associate Pastor Pastor Emanuel Harris, Worship/Childrens Pastor Mariam Newton, Youth Minister Sunday: Life Groups ............................................................... 9:30 a.m. Worship Services ..................................... 9:00 and 10:45 a.m. UpRising Student Service.......................................... 5:30 p.m. Off Campus: The Porch (High School) .......................................... 5:30 p.m. On Campus: Celebrate Recovery .................................................. 6:00 p.m. Porch Rocking (Middle School) ................................ 6:00 p.m. Kids Grove (Children) .............................................. 6:30 p.m. Men & Women's Life Groups ................................... 6:30 p.m. Prayer Meeting & Bible Study.................................... 6:45 p.m. Connecting People to Christ 5509 West County Road 232, Bell, Florida (2.5 miles West of SR 129 Between Trenton & Bell) Worship times: Sunday School...........................10:00 AM Worship......................................11:00 AM Wednesday Prayer & Youth.........7:00 PM (Chuck Scott Pastor) PRISCILLA BAPTIST CHURCH Easter Services at Methodist Church Trenton United Methodist Church has planned the following special services to celebrate the Easter sea son. Holy Thursday Service will be held on March 29 at 7 p.m. and Good Friday Service will be held on March 30 at 7 p.m. Easter Sunrise Service will be held April 1 at 7 a.m., followed by a pancake breakfast at the church. The Easter Morning Service will begin at 9:30 a.m. Trenton United Methodist Church is located at 203 NE 2nd Street (be hind McDonalds) in Trenton. The public is invited to attend the Easter Service or any service at the church. "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 DURON WILLIAMSONS TREE SERVICE LLC. www.duronwilliamsonstreeservice.com 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 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. Bell Church of God Easter Sunrise Service Submitted Come join us at the Bell Church of God for an Easter Sunrise Service. It will begin at 7:00 a.m. Our guest speaker will be Pastor John Caraway of the Trenton Church of God. We are located at 5320 North US-129 in Bell. For more info please call (386) 935-2006. Hope to see you there! Trenton Fields of Faith to be held April 4 Submitted Trenton Fellowship of Christian Athletes will be hosting the annual Fields of Faith event on Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Students and the community can gather for food beginning at 5:45 p.m. at the Trenton High School Football Field. The Fields of Faith event will begin at 6:30 p.m. Jamie Ellis will be this years special guest speaker. The event will include music and skits. Everyone is invited to attend this event. _________________ Spring Fling and Easter Egg Hunt Submitted Priscilla Baptist Church, located at 5509 W County Road 232, Bell, is hosting a Spring Fling and Easter egg hunt on March 31, 2018 from 3:00 5:00 p.m.. Egg Hunt begins at 4:30 p.m. They will have games, prizes, course, and snacks. This is a FREE event. Bring the whole family. Trenton High School hosted Gilchrist Got Talent on Tuesday, March 13. Once again some very talented individuals and groups banded together to showcase their skills. First place was awarded to ARC (Rebecca, Colby, and Anthony pictured above), a percussion trio from Trenton. Second place went to Sami Johnson-Streit and Taylor Cummings came in third. ARC wins Gilchrist Got Talent By Gabrielle Redfern for The Bell Band Boosters The Bell High School Winter Color Guard began their Spring Break by traveling to Largo High School in Largo to compete at The Bell Winter Guard Earns Superior Rating Florida Federation of Color Guards Circuit (FFCC) Event. The Guard, under the direction of Torie Ryan, and assisted by Lauren Cangelosi and Riley Presley, scored a Superior Rating and came in Second Place in the Class B Ensemble Category on Saturday, March 17, 2018, earning a berth to the State Championships in April. The performance, entitled Breath of Life used music by the same name by Florence plus The Machine from the movie Snow White and the Huntsman The indoor pageantry of gymnastics and artistic dance. According to their website, The FFCC offers a variety of competitive unit to the seasoned competitor. Their contests follow the rules and criteria of Winter Guard International (WGI) and are judged by both local and national judges trained to use WGIs adjudication criteria. We are so proud of this years Winter Guard group, said Bell Band Booster President Mrs. Dena veteran returning members joined by new seventh and eighth grade students who have worked very hard to become a cohesive team. Their efforts are paying off with increasing scores as the season of competition continues on to Tampa for State. The Bell Band Boosters sponsors the activities of the Bell High School Winter Guard through scholarships and parental support. Bell High Schools Winter Guard Old Town woman seriously injured in single vehicle accident An Old Town woman was travel ing south on US 19 on Monday after noon just before 6:30 during a heavy rain storm when she lost control of her Ford SUV. Florida Highway Pa trol Sgt. Roberts reports the vehicle exited the roadway on the right shoul der of the pavement. The vehicle be gan to slide sideways. The SUV slide through a mailbox post that had sev eral boxes attached to the top. The ve hicle continued to slide out of control as the left side of the vehicle struck a large oak tree. The vehicle then ro rest. The driver, Shylynn Sandercook, 23, was reported to not have been wearing a seat belt at the time of this accident. She was transported to a Gainesville hospital where she was treated due to her serious injuries. Charges in this accident are pending Opening of New Labs at Range Cattle Research Center New vials, beakers, test tubes and sinks. More room. Those are just some of the features of laboratories that will open at the annual Field Day on April 5 at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Range Cattle Research and Education Center. The Field Day runs from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Before new labs, several key people will deliver remarks, starting at 9:30 a.m. Visitors will enjoy a steak lunch, and then they can tour beef enhancement projects; Brent Sellers, professor of agronomy and a weed specialist, will give an update on smutgrass management; Joao Vendramini, associate professor of animal sciences, will talk about warmseason perennial grass establishment; Maria Silveira, associate professor of soil and water sciences, will talk about land application of biosolids to bahiagrass pastures. To attend, you must register by April 2, call (863) 735-1314.
GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Five THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 Obituaries Let our family take care of yours. Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Pre-Schedule and Same-Day Appointments, 490-5005 1113 NW 23rd Ave Chiefland, FL 32626 (In front of Walmart) We proudly welcome Barbara Williams, ARNP. She has over 20 years of Pediatric Experience Well Child Visits, ADHD/ADD Care, Childhood Immunizations, School Physicals, Sports Physicals, Acute Care. Accepting all Medicaid and Most Insurance Plans. When you call our oce you will be answered directly by our Friendly Receptionist. Mrs. Judith Helen Garner Judith Helen Garner of Old Town passed away on March 13th peacefully at home. Mrs. Garner was born Feb 15, 1941 in Renesslaer, Ind. She was preceded in death by her husband Douglas Oscar Garner. Judy spent the majority of her life in Homestead. She was a Cosmetologist and owner of the Plaza Beauty Salon and Js Hairstylists in Homestead. She is survived by seven children, Greg Parker of Old Town, Laura (Skip) Miller of Lake Placid, Tim Parker of High Springs, Jimbo Parker of Homestead, Doug Garner of Nashville, TN, Scott (Amanda) Garner of Cross City, and Crystal Garner of Old Town. Grandchildren, Lauren Coyle, Rachel Parker, James Parker, Scotty Garner, William Garner and Shelby Parker, Chesleigh Garner, and Mason Garner. Two great-grandchildren Claire and Charlotte Coyle. Mrs. Garner was very active at Holy Cross Catholic Church in Cross City. She was compassionate, giving, and loving to all that crossed her path. Services were held on Monday the 19th of March at Holy Cross Catholic Church at 12:00 noon. Burial will be in Wimauma alongside her beloved husband at a later date. Arrangements have been placed under the care of Rick Gooding Funeral Home Cross City and book at rickgoodingfuneralhomes. com. _________________ Mr. Harold V. Lindemann Harold V. Lindemann, 85, of Bell left us on March 9, 2018. Born July 9, 1932 to Laura V. and Henry Lindemann in Englewood, New Jersey. Harold spent his early years in northern New Jersey, then relocated to Pasco County in the late 60s, then to Gilchrist County in 1996. trade, Harold is survived by his cherished life partner of 25 years Sandy Krikis, his son Allan of Land OLakes; daughter Sharon (Ricky) Ferrell of Crystal River; granddaughter Kristen (Rob) Nisse of Lutz; grandson Joshua, US Air Force; 2 great-grandsons; a niece and the many friends he made wherever he went. Harold loved his land, gardens and the life he led in rural Gilchrist County. Especially loved the tomatoes he planted everywhere. Always ready to listen and help, he had a rare sense of humor and a twinkle in his eye for everyone. You would always Gator or golf cart making the rounds, checking his trees or feeding the deer and wild turkeys. He always had time to stop and chat and pass a pleasant few minutes. Harold was a wonderful loving life partner, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. He will be greatly missed and long remembered for his kindness, wisdom and droll sense of humor. Cremation arrangements were handled by Rick Gooding Funeral _________________ Mr. Gabino Ortiz, Jr. Gabino Ortiz, Jr., 31, of Williston, passed away Sunday, March 11, 2018. Mr. Ortiz was born in Avon Park on September 30, 1986 to Gabino Ortiz, Sr. and Maria Guadalupe Garcia Ortiz. He moved to Williston from Bronson 8 years ago. Mr. Ortiz was Catholic. He is survived by his parents, maternal grandmother, Flavia Zalpa of Bronson; brothers, Gabino Ortiz of Bronson, Edgar Noel Ortiz of Bronson, David Ortiz of Bronson and Fidel Ortiz of Bronson; and sister Rosa Ortiz of Williston. Funeral Services were held at Rick Chapel on Monday, March 19, 2018 at 3:00 PM. Interment followed at Rosemary Cemetery in Bronson. Arrangements were placed under the care of Rick Gooding Funeral Please sign the online guest book at rickgoodingfuneralhomes.com. _________________ Mrs. Barbara Demar Wagner Barbara Demar Wagner passed away peacefully at age 82, in her home on February 18, 2018. Originally from Cleveland, Ohio, and living in Fort Lauderdale, Barbara and her beloved husband, Harry (Hank) Lee Wagner (pre-deceased her in 2010) bought property in Bell in 1992. After Hank built them a home, Barbara retired from her Broward County job, and joined him. A member of Mt. Nebo Baptist Church, Barbara enjoyed Senior Ladies Sunday School Class and The Senior Saints on their many trips. She was also active in the Local AARP chapter. She enjoyed going to plays and loved to travel. Mom will be remembered for her lively spirit, beautiful smile and kind words. Please join us, her two daughters, Paula Lee Wagner Tripp and Carrie Demar Hogrefe in a Celebration of Life to be held at Mt. Nebo on March 24, 2018 @ 10:00 AM. Brother Jimmy R. Corbin will speak. Haven Hospice or the Family Life Center Project at Mt. Nebo. Arrangements have been placed under the care of Rick Gooding City. Please sign the online guest book at rickgoodingfuneralhomes. com. Lady Tigers knockoff No. 1 ranked 7A GHS By Todd Bryant This past week was a big one for the Lady Tiger softball team. On Tuesday, March 13th, the Tigers traveled to Gainesville High School to play the Lady Hurricanes. Prior to the meeting GHS had been ranked No. 1 in the 7A state polls by Miracle Sports and No. 6 in the nation by Max Preps. GHS was 12-0 and THS was 8-1. Both teams started their aces on the mound. GHS started sophomore Allissa Humphries, a hard throw ing righty that averages double digit strikeouts per game and is a Jackson ville University commit. The Tigers started freshman Darian Ingram on the mound. The Tigers scored two runs in the doubled home Hallie Bryant and Jen ny Lynn Johnson. However, the Hur ricanes answered the bell and scored to a couple of Tiger errors and an tinued to get better as the game went on and in the sixth inning the Tigers got a break on a throwing error by the Hurricanes, and were able to tie the game at 3-3. Ingram continued to keep the Hurricanes at bay through 7 innings and in the top of the 8th in ning her twin sister, Adrian Ingram, hit a monumental home run that hit the top half of the scoreboard and put the Tigers in the lead at 4-3. Darian went back out in the bottom of the 8th and shut down the Hurricanes to secure the win. The Tigers improved their record to 9-1. For the night Darian gave up 5 hits, 3 runs, all un earned, and struck out 9 with 4 walks, one of which was intentional in the 8th inning. Offensively, Hallie Bry ant, Jenny Lynn Johnson, and Adrian Ingram had 2 hits each and accounted for all 4 runs scored. Adrian Ingram also added a double to help in the Ti gers big win. --On Thursday the Tigers went to Bell to play the Bulldogs in district play. Senior Josie NesSmith started on the mound for the Tigers and went all 7 innings. Josie gave up 5 hits, 6 walks and 4 earned runs in 7 innings of work. However, the Tiger hitters responded for Josies efforts with 13 hits, 11 stolen bases, and 13 runs. Zakyah Frazier had the big hit of the night. Frazier hit a 2 run bomb over ers and Jenny Lynn Johnson both had doubles. For the night Johnson had 3 hits and Bowers, Adrian Ingram and Lillie Wilkerson all had 2 hits each. Wilkerson had a great throw from runner tagging up from third base and Bryn Thomas was able to steal home on a great base running effort. The Tigers improved their district re cord to 5-0 and overall to 10-1 on the 13-4 win. --the Tigers drove all the way to We wahitchka to play Sneads, the No. 3 ranked team in 1A. Sneads came into the game with a 12-1 record. Sneads only loss had been to 5A Marianna the night before. Trenton was the home team and Sneads jumped out ning error. The Tigers had runners in scoring position in the bottom of the hit to score and stranded two runners. Darian Ingram was on the mound again for the Tigers and kept the Pi rates at bay throughout the game. In going offensively and scored three runs. Offensively, the Tigers pres sured the Sneads pitchers all day getting 15 hits and leaving 10 on base. Josie NesSmith had 3 hits and Hallie Bryant, Jenny Lynn Johnson, Bryn Thomas, and Adrian Ingram all had 2 hits apiece. Both of Thomas hits were doubles and NesSmith and Johnson had one double as well. The Tigers went ahead 3-1 in the 3rd in ning and never trailed again. Darian Ingram held the Pirates to 2 runs on 3 hits and 2 walks and had 6 strike outs. Both runs were unearned due to 3 Tiger errors. Taniah Bowers had a that would have easily been a double hustling. The Tigers won 8-2 and im proved to 11-1 on the season. The Tigers would like to thank the community for supporting their smoked rib sale this past week. This week is spring break. However, the Tigers will travel to Live Oak to play Suwannee County on Thursday and will host Dixie County at home on Friday. Come out and support the Tigers. By Matthew Harrell The Bulldogs rough start to the season continued last week as they and Trenton. Indians controlled the game from dogs their second district loss of the season in an 8-2 game. Jason DeMartino pitched 4.2 in nings, striking out six batters and al lowing one earned run. Brock Lewis three batters and allowing two earned runs on three hits. DeMartino, Sammy Loveday and Colton Rawlins each went 1-2 on the night with Rawlins hit being a double. On Friday night, Bell traveled to Trenton. The Bulldogs kept up with the de a half innings before bowing out late in the game. Bulldogs drop two district games The Tigers got a run in each of the lead. Senior Sammy Loveday cut the Tigers lead in half in the top of the third when he homered over the right That score held until the bottom of run made it a 3-1 game. The Tigers pulled away in the bot tom of the sixth inning as the Bull dogs committed two two-out errors runs en route to an 8-1 win. Loveday pitched 5.2 innings with three strikeouts. He allowed one earned run on three hits. The Bulldogs are now 1-6 overall and 0-3 in district play. They will take spring break off before return ing to action on Tuesday, March 27 when they travel to Mayo for a game against the Lafayette Hornets. After that, the Bulldogs will host Dixie County Thursday, March 29. Disabled Military Veterans to meet Submitted The Disabled American Veterans (D.A.V.) is seeking Disabled Veterans to join the D.A.V. of each month at 1830 Hours (6:30 P.M.) at Beef O Bradys Restaurant, For additional information call Commander Larry Foland, home (352) 493-1351 or cell phone (727) 773-7124, D. A. V. Hours 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM. _______________ Gilchrist County Public Library Closed Thursday and Friday Submitted The Gilchrist County Public Library will be closed Thursday and Friday, March 22 and 23, for continuing renovations. Any scheduled meetings or programs are still scheduled for the meeting room(s). We will reopen at our usual time of 9:00 a.m. on Monday, March 26, 2018. Need A Sign? Call Gilchrist County Journal 352-463-7135
Page Six GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 Legal Notices IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY FLORIDA Case No.: 2017-CA-000081 MAX and PATRICIA MACHNIK, Plaintiffs, vs. DOUGLAS R. and TERESA J. BUSHMAN, unknown assigns, successors in interest, trustees, or any other person claiming by, through, under or against DOUGLAS R. and TERESA J. BUSHMAN, Defendants. _______________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION CONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE TO: DOUGLAS R. BUSHMAN and TERESA J. BUSHMAN YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Gilchrist County, Florida: Lot #14, Red Berry Ranch, as recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 89, Public records of Gilchrist County, Florida. required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on Richard H. Fabiani II, Esq., Chandler, Lang, Haswell & Cole, P. A., the Plaintiffs attorney, Clerk of this Court either before service on the Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise, a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. DATED on March 9th, 2018. TODD NEWTON CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT CIVIL DIVISION 112 S. MAIN STREET TRENTON, FL 32693 By: /s/ Lanie Guyton Deputy Clerk (Clerk Seal) _____________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR GIL CHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File Number: 21-2018-CP-4 IN RE: ESTATE OF McCOY JUNIOR HILLIARD, also known as McCoy J. Hilliard, Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS (Summary Administration) TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: Of Summary Administration has been entered in the estate of McCOY JUNIOR HILLIARD, also known as McCoy J. Hilliard, deceased, File Number 21-2018-CP-4, by the Circuit Court for Gilchrist County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is P.O. Box 37, Trenton, Florida 32693 ; that the decedents date of death was November 13, 2017; that the total value of the estate which consisted of Non-Homestead Real name and address of those to whom it has been assigned by such order is: Name Clyda Mae Hilliard Address 280 NW 22nd Court Bell, Florida 32619 ALL INTERESTED PERSONS ARE NOTIFIED THAT: All creditors of the estate of the decedent and persons having claims or demands against the estate of the decedent other than those for whom provision for full payment was made in the Order their claims with this court WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING ANY OTHER APPLICABLE TIME PERIOD, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. Attorney for Person Giving Notice: David Miller Lang, Jr. 204 Southeast First Street Trenton, Florida 32693 email@example.com Person Giving Notice: Clyda Mae Hilliard, Petitioner 280 NW 22nd Court Bell, Florida 32619 ________________ NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT GILCHRIST COUNTY, holder of the and year of issuance, the Description of the property, and the Name in which it is assessed as follows: File #: 18-0002-TD 437.0000 LOT 7 BLK 20 SUWANNEE RIVER ESTATES NORTH 233/366 235/289 240/344 2001/1655 2008/152 Assessed to: CAROL A STROUP In the County of Gilchrist, State of Florida according to the Law, the Property to the Highest Bidder on the 1 7th day of on the website https://www.gilchrist.realtaxdeed.com. If you are interested in bidding on the property, please be advised that you must register on the website and place a deposit prior to the sale. Additional information is available on the website. Todd Newton Clerk of the Circuit Court GILCHRIST COUNTY, FL CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT SEAL By: /s/ Cindy Chadwick CINDY CHADWICK, DEPUTY CLERK 2018b __________________ NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT GILCHRIST COUNTY, holder of the and year of issuance, the Description of the property, and the Name in which it is assessed as follows: File #: 18-0004-TD 491.0000 LOT 13 DESTIN UNREC SUBD 62/639 & 640 82/145 113/574 PIPELINE EASEMENT 209/635 PIPELINE EASEMENT 2006/1241 2006/2658 TAX DEED 201421000748 Assessed to: WANDA L ROBERTS In the County of Gilchrist, State of Florida according to the Law, the Property to the Highest Bidder on the 1 7th day of on the website https://www.gilchrist.realtaxdeed.com. If you are interested in bidding on the property, please be advised that you must register on the website and place a deposit prior to the sale. Additional information is available on the website. Todd Newton Clerk of the Circuit Court GILCHRIST COUNTY, FL CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT SEAL By: /s/ Cindy Chadwick CINDY CHADWICK, DEPUTY CLERK 2018b __________________ NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT GILCHRIST COUNTY, holder of the and year of issuance, the Description of the property, and the Name in which it is assessed as follows: File #: 648.0000 LOT 4 BLK 46 TRENTON ORIGINAL SURVEY 2002/421 TAX DEED 2010/1717 Assessed to: CRYSTAL I LLC GULF GROUP HOLDINGS INC ATT: HANNA GOLDENBERG In the County of Gilchrist, State of Florida according to the Law, the Property to the Highest Bidder on the 17th day of on the website https://www.gilchrist.realtaxdeed.com. If you are interested in bidding on the property, please be advised that you must register on the website and place a deposit prior to the sale. Additional information is available on the website. Todd Newton Clerk of the Circuit Court GILCHRIST COUNTY, FL CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT SEAL By: /s/ Cindy Chadwick CINDY CHADWICK, DEPUTY CLERK 2018b __________________ NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT GILCHRIST COUNTY, holder of the and year of issuance, the Description of the property, and the Name in which it is assessed as follows: File #: 18-0006-TD 262.0000 LOTS 2 3 6 & 7 BLK 18 SUWANNEE RIVER SUBD 100/310 123/178 161/382-383 Assessed to: LUCY J HENDRICKS In the County of Gilchrist, State of Florida according to the Law, the Property to the Highest Bidder on the 17th day of on the website https://www.gilchrist.realtaxdeed.com. If you are interested in bidding on the property, please be advised that you must register on the website and place a deposit prior to the sale. Additional information is available on the website. Todd Newton Clerk of the Circuit Court GILCHRIST COUNTY, FL CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT SEAL By: /s/ Cindy Chadwick CINDY CHADWICK, DEPUTY CLERK 2018b __________________ NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT GILCHRIST COUNTY, holder of the and year of issuance, the Description of the property, and the Name in which it is assessed as follows: File #: 18-0007-TD 263.0000 LOTS 2 3 6 BLK 19 SUW RIVER SUBD 2007/2649 2007/2650 Assessed to: ZACHARY THOMAS SCULKY In the County of Gilchrist, State of Florida according to the Law, the Property to the Highest Bidder on the 1 7th day of on the website https://www.gilchrist.realtaxdeed.com. If you are interested in bidding on the property, please be advised that you must register on the website and place a deposit prior to the sale. Additional information is available on the website. Todd Newton Clerk of the Circuit Court GILCHRIST COUNTY, FL CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT SEAL By: /s/ Cindy Chadwick CINDY CHADWICK, DEPUTY CLERK 2018b __________________ NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT GILCHRIST COUNTY, holder of the and year of issuance, the Description of the property, and the Name in which it is assessed as follows: File #: 18-0008-TD 373.0000 LOT 62 SANTA FE RANCH SUBD DESC IN METES & BDS DESC DEED 2006/2462 Assessed to: RICHARD R HOPPE In the County of Gilchrist, State of Florida according to the Law, the Property to the Highest Bidder on the 1 7th day of on the website https://www.gilchrist.realtaxdeed.com. If you are interested in bidding on the property, please be advised that you must register on the website and place a deposit prior to the sale. Additional information is available on the website. Todd Newton Clerk of the Circuit Court GILCHRIST COUNTY, FL CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT SEAL By: /s/ Cindy Chadwick CINDY CHADWICK, DEPUTY CLERK 2018b __________________ NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT GILCHRIST COUNTY, holder of the and year of issuance, the Description of the property, and the Name in which it is assessed as follows: File #: 18-0009-TD 376.0000 LOT 77 SANTA FE RANCH SUBD UNREC 46/481 148/144 Assessed to: CARMEN CRUZ MARIEGO In the County of Gilchrist, State of Florida according to the Law, the Property to the Highest Bidder on the 1 7th day of on the website https://www.gilchrist.realtaxdeed.com. If you are interested in bidding on the property, please be advised that you must register on the website and place a deposit prior to the sale. Additional information is available on the website. Todd Newton Clerk of the Circuit Court GILCHRIST COUNTY, FL CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT SEAL By: /s/ Cindy Chadwick CINDY CHADWICK, DEPUTY CLERK 2018b __________________ NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT GILCHRIST COUNTY, holder of the and year of issuance, the Description of the property, and the Name in which it is assessed as follows: File #: 18-0010-TD LOT 10 BLK 8 SUWANNEE RIVER ESTATES SOUTH 118/466 180/244 238/66 285/630 Assessed to: LUCILLE REBAC In the County of Gilchrist, State of Florida according to the Law, the Property to the Highest Bidder on the 1 7th day of on the website https://www.gilchrist.realtaxdeed.com. If you are interested in bidding on the property, please be advised that you must register on the website and place a deposit prior to the sale. Additional information is available on the website. Todd Newton Clerk of the Circuit Court GILCHRIST COUNTY, FL CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT SEAL By: /s/ Cindy Chadwick CINDY CHADWICK, DEPUTY CLERK 2018b __________________ NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT GILCHRIST COUNTY, holder of the and year of issuance, the Description of the property, and the Name in which it is assessed as follows: File #: 18-0011-TD 472.0000 LOT 4 BLK 11 SUWANNEE RIVER ESTATES SOUTH 125/313 2005/4974 Assessed to: JUNIOR DIXON In the County of Gilchrist, State of Florida according to the Law, the Property to the Highest Bidder on the 1 7th day of on the website https://www.gilchrist.realtaxdeed.com. If you are interested in bidding on the property, please be advised that you must register on the website and place a deposit prior to the sale. Additional information is available on the website. Todd Newton Clerk of the Circuit Court GILCHRIST COUNTY, FL CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT SEAL By: /s/ Cindy Chadwick CINDY CHADWICK, DEPUTY CLERK 2018b __________________ NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT GILCHRIST COUNTY, holder of the and year of issuance, the Description of the property, and the Name in which it is assessed as follows: File #: 18-0012-TD 891.0000 LOT 6 BLK 5 SUN N FUN 47/611 221/387 223/349 231/30 288/555 2003/4312 2003/4313 Assessed to: MARCIA T GILBERT In the County of Gilchrist, State of Florida according to the Law, the Property to the Highest Bidder on the 1 7th day of on the website https://www.gilchrist.realtaxdeed.com. If you are interested in bidding on the property, please be advised that you must register on the website and place a deposit prior to the sale. Additional information is available on the website. Todd Newton Clerk of the Circuit Court GILCHRIST COUNTY, FL CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT SEAL By: /s/ Cindy Chadwick CINDY CHADWICK, DEPUTY CLERK 2018b __________________ NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT GILCHRIST COUNTY, holder of the and year of issuance, the Description of the property, and the Name in which it is assessed as follows: File #: 18-0013-TD 939.0000 LOTS 9 & 10 BLK 11 UNIT 4 SUN N FUN 48/574 91/360 & 362 169/632 2005/2580 2005/6256 Assessed to: LEON D BROWN In the County of Gilchrist, State of Florida according to the Law, the Property to the Highest Bidder on the 1 7th day of on the website https://www.gilchrist.realtaxdeed.com. If you are interested in bidding on the property, please be advised that you must register on the website and place a deposit prior to the sale. Additional information is available on the website. Todd Newton Clerk of the Circuit Court GILCHRIST COUNTY, FL CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT SEAL By: /s/ Cindy Chadwick CINDY CHADWICK, DEPUTY CLERK 2018b __________________ NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT HOME WORKS OF THE UPSTATE LLC, holder of the following Tax Sale for the Tax Deed to be issued thereon. The the Description of the property, and the Name in which it is assessed as follows: File #: 18-0014-TD 647.0000 2014 LOT 4 BLK E B F WILLIAMS ADDIT TO CITY OF TRENTON DB 6/127 4/441 135/117 229/184 Assessed to: DEBORAH E ELDRED In the County of Gilchrist, State of Florida according to the Law, the Property to the Highest Bidder on the 1 7th day of on the website https://www.gilchrist.realtaxdeed.com. If you are interested in bidding on the property, please be advised that you must register on the website and place a deposit prior to the sale. Additional information is available on the website. Todd Newton Clerk of the Circuit Court GILCHRIST COUNTY, FL CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT SEAL By: /s/ Cindy Chadwick CINDY CHADWICK, DEPUTY CLERK 2018b __________________ NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING CONCERNING AN AMENDMENT TO THE CITY OF FANNING SPRINGS LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATIONS BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FANNING SPRINGS, FLORIDA, SERVING AS THE LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULATION COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF FANNING SPRINGS, FLORIDA, AND THE LOCAL PLANNING AGENCY OF THE CITY OF FANNING SPRINGS, FLORIDA, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that, pursuant to Section 163.3161 through 163.3248, Florida Statutes, and Ordinance No. 9204, as amended, comments, objections and recommendations concerning the amendment, as described below, will be heard by the City Council of the City of Fanning Springs, Florida, serving as the Land Development Regulation Commission of the City of Fanning Springs, Florida, and the Local Planning Agency of the City of Fanning Springs, Florida, at a public hearing on April 3, as the matter can be heard, in the City Council Meeting Room, City Hall located River Drive), Fanning Springs, Florida. LDR 18-01, an application by EDA Engineers-Surveyors-Planners, Inc., as agent for Nature Coast Development, LLC, to amend the text of the Land Development Regulations by amending Section 4.10.8 entitled Maximum Height of Structures: No Portion Shall Exceed, to increase the maximum height of structures from forty (40) feet to one hundred (100) feet within the Commercial, General zoning district. 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 this public hearing shall be announced during the public hearing and that no further notice regarding the matter will be published, unless said continuation exceeds six calendar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearing. At the aforementioned public hearing, all interested parties may appear to be heard with respect to the proposed amendment. A copy of the proposed amendment is of the City Clerk, at the City Hall located River Drive), Fanning Springs, Florida, during regular business hours. All persons are advised that if they decide to appeal any decision made at the above referenced public hearings, they will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact Sheila least 48 hours prior to the public hearing. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Florida Relay Service Publish March 22, 2018b. ______________ PUBLIC AUCTION The following vehicle, VIN# S10; VIN#2FTEF14Y9RCA73173, Auction on April 1st 2018 @ 8:00 a.m. to satisfy a lien, Florida Statute 713.78. The auction will be held at 16720 NW Hwy. 19, Fanning Springs, FL 32693 by Publish March 22, 2018b _____________ NOTICE OF MEETING GILCHRIST COUNTY LOCAL MITIGATION STRATEGY COMMITTEE Local Mitigation Strategy (LMS) Plan ning Committee to meet Wednesday April 11, 2018 The Gilchrist County LMS Planning Committee/Work Group will meet at 10 AM on Wednesday April 11, 2018 at the Gilchrist County Emergency Operations Bell, FL 32619. The County encour ages any interested citizens and business owners to attend and provide input. The Committee guides the preparation of the Gilchrist County LMS, which serves as a plan to reduce the communitys long-term risk for protecting people and their prop erty from the effects of natural disasters and to build a safer and stronger commu nity. Please contact the Gilchrist County Emergency Management Department at: Publish March 22 and 29, 2018b. ______________ SUWANNEE RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following application for permit was received on January 24, 2018: J.B. OSteen, 6679 NE SR 47, High Springs, FL 32643 has submitted an application to renew Water Use Permit, maximum average daily use of 0.1343 million gallons of groundwater for agricultural use in 1-in-10 year drought conditions. This project is located in Township 7SRange 16ESections 32 and 33 in Gilchrist County. Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written request for a staff report containing proposed agency action regarding the application by writing to the Suwannee River Water Management District, Attn: 49, Live Oak, Florida 32060. Such comments or requests must be received of publication. No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further proceedings. Substantially affected persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing, pursuant to Title 28, Florida Administrative Code, regarding the proposed agency action by submitting a written request after reviewing the staff report. Publish March 22, 2018b. ARREST REPORT Donald Lee Hicks, Jr., 39, of Branford, was arrested by the Convicted Felon Registration. Trenton, was arrested by the Gilchrist Violation, No Bond. Cheyanna Rea Barron, 21, of Trenton, was arrested by the Cruelty Toward Child, Aggravated a Weapon, Direct Discharge of Weapon Offense, Shooting a Missle into Dwelling, Vehicle, Building or $1,000,000.00. Eric Bertreand Bell, 44, of Bell, was arrested by the Gilchrist Registrant. Dontavis Jamar Pollock, 18, of Trenton, was arrested by the Gilchrist Violation, Felony, No Bond. Charles Matthew Johnson, 18, of Trenton, was arrested by the Convicted Felon Registration. of Unincorporated Florida, was arrested by the Gilchrist County $2,090.00. Houston Lee Myers, 21, of for Probation Violation, Felony, No Bond. Joshua Randal Herring, 28, of Newberry, was arrested by the for Resisting Arrest with Violence, Cody Lee Deal, 32, of High Springs, was arrested by the Gilchrist County Statement to Obtain Unemployment Compensation, Bond $10,000.00. of Gainesville, was arrested by the to Leave Information Unattended Bond $3,000.00. Kaylea Paige Humphries, 27, of Branford, was arrested for an Out of County Warrant, No Bond. SMITH SALES & SERVICES, INC. HEAT & AIR ONE CALL DOES IT ALL! ELECTRICAL Sales, Service & Installation All Makes & Models Residential & Commercial Service Installation RA0016184 ER0004960
Classifieds Classified Ads $5.50 Minimum for 20 Words. 10 cents each additional word. GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Seven THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 Email ads to firstname.lastname@example.org Help Wanted Wanted F/T C.N.A.s Must be hardworking, dependable, positive attitude for our 7-3 and 3-11 shifts. Apply at Ayers Health and Rehab Center, 606 NE 7th Street, Trenton FL EOE DFWP or Florida Crown Workforce, Old Town. tfnb,3-15 ----------------------------------------------Gilchrist County has opening(s) for Temporary Summer Grounds Worker at Hart Springs. Must be able to work every weekend and Holidays through Labor Day. Must be able to lift 45 pounds and have a valid drivers license. Employees will do varied work including mowing, cleaning, manual labor, and working in working outside in the summer months. These positions are Temporary with no This position requires a drug screen, background check and participation in direct deposit. This position will pay $9.42 per hour and will work up to 40 hours per week. Applications must be submitted through Florida Crown Workforce Job Center located at 25811 SE HWY 19 Old Town, FL. Phone (352) 542-0330. Applications must include a copy of your Valid Florida Drivers License. Please do not call or visit the department for information regarding the hiring of this position. Please contact Career Source regarding any questions regarding application submission or status. 2tb,3-15-3-22 ----------------------------------------------D AND D LAWN CARE: Now accepting application for lawn service technicians. Some experience preferred but not required. EOE. Call 352-463-8397 for application appointment. 2tb,3-15-3-22 ----------------------------------------------PLUMBERS HELPER with experience and no points drivers license. Local Plumbing Company. Steady work, four 10 hour days. New Residence Construction. 8 4pm 352-472-3677. 4tb, 3-15-4-5 ----------------------------------------------Help Wanted We are seeking 2 F/T Q.O.L. C.N.A.s for our Life Enrichment Department to facilitate recreation programs such as rummy, choir, watercolor painting, story time, baking, club and much more. If you are hardworking, dependable, with a positive attitude and would like to work helping elders enjoy life to the fullest, please apply at Ayers Health and Rehab Center, 606 NE 7th Street, Trenton FL EOE DFWP or Florida Crown Workforce, Old Town. tfnb,3-15 ----------------------------------------------Gilchrist County has an opening for a full-time Equipment Operator. Rate of pay is $10.91 per hour, experience preferred. Primary duties for this position will be Inmate Crew Leader and operating heavy equipment as needed. Must have valid Drivers License, be able to pass Department of Corrections background Heavy lifting and must be able to work outside in all weather conditions. Gilchrist County is an EOE and a Drug Free Workplace. Gilchrist County performs and background check. Employees are required to have direct deposit. Position employer concerning application. Applications must be submitted through 25811 SE Hwy 19 Old Town, FL 32680 Phone: (352) 542-0330. 2tb,3-15-3-22 ----------------------------------------------Help Wanted JOB FAIR: CDLA Drivers and Owner Operators. **SIGN ON BONUS Comfort Inn: 3440 Southwest 40th Blvd Gainesville, FL 32608 Marshall: 855-259-3747 MSass@universallogistics.com 1tp,3-22 WANTED P/T DIETARY PARTNER: Must be hardworking, dependable, able to work various shifts have a positive attitude and willing to be trained. Apply at Ayers Health and Rehab Center, 606 NE 7 Street, Trenton FL. EOE DFWP. tfnb,3-1 ----------------------------------------------TRUCK DRIVER: OTR, Southeast and local, tanker experience preferred, minimum 2 years driving, apply in person at 544 NE Lancaster Street, Trenton, FL 32693. tfnb,7-17 ----------------------------------------------Services Appliance Repair: Old Fashioned 352-284-4148. tfnb,8-21 ----------------------------------------------A/C REPAIRS: Fast, friendly, reliable service. Repairs and replacements. Call All Visa accepted. Lic#CA0057426. tfnb,12-19 ----------------------------------------------DIXIE MONUMENTS 1471 NE 512 Avenue, US-19 Old after hours seven days a week. Serving Florida and Tri County Area 26 years. 352-542-3432 or mobile 352-210-2629. WWW.DIXIEMONUMENT.COM 52tp,-1-25 ----------------------------------------------ELECTRICAL WORK: dependable, honest, experts, for any and all electrical needs call All Seasons @ 493-4888 or 1-800-542-1028. License number # EC13001855. tfnb,1-10 ----------------------------------------------JERRY WILKS FILL DIRT SERVICE: Fill dirt, driveways, topsoil, demolition, limerock, land clearing. (352) 493-3137 (day) or (352) 463-6111 (night). tfnb,5-28 ----------------------------------------------Help Wanted LONCALA INC. HAS A EQUIPMENT OPERATOR POSITION AVAILABLE: Some skidder experience is preferred. interested please call Jeff at (386)4541511. 1tb,3-22 ----------------------------------------------Hay HAY FOR SALE: Large rolls, highly fertilized, net wrapped, weed free. Coastal tfnb,7-18 ----------------------------------------------Pre-School Kids World Preschool Ages-2-12, VPK, available Great rates 352-463-3555. tfnb, 1-30 ----------------------------------------------Travel Opportunity SENIOR ADULT TRAVEL, INC. Israel, Cape Cod, Pigeon Forge Christmas Show Grand Canyon and Hoover Dam. Faith based tour hosting, serving the North Florida area. www.senioradulttravel.com 352-727-2268. tfnb,3-1 ----------------------------------------------Services Bryan Brothers Pressure Cleaning, LLC. Professional Pressure Cleaning 352-486-1141 tfnb, 12-7 ---------------------------------------------The Humane Society of Gilchrist County, Inc. has SPAY/NEUTER vouchers available. They can be picked up at the Trenton Library March 23 5:30. Bring cash, no checks or credit cards accepted. Call Cindy 352-463-7364 for prices. tfnb,1-4 ----------------------------------------------Real Estate 5 IMPROVED ACRES: Well, septic, and electric. Mostly wooded, approximately 1 acre, fenced, mowed, and landscaped. Hatchbend area, near Suwannee River. Other amenities, must be seen. Text 970507-0927 or email toogfweb@yahoo. com 3tb,3-8-3-22 ----------------------------------------------2017 SWMH 2 BR/2 BA on quarter acre, wooded, BRAND NEW, $69,500. Lane. Investors Realty Inc. 352-2147011. tfnb,11-2 ----------------------------------------------3 BR/2 BA HOME: Built in 2009. On 5 acres, SW 100th Street, Trenton. $190,000. Call 352-221-0363. CHIEFLAND MEDICAL CENTER Caring for the health of your family Let our family take care of yours. Quality Health Care for All Ages Walk-ins and Same Day Appointments Available Monday through Friday: 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Same Location for 20 Years at the intersection of Hwy-19 and NW 23rd Avenue in front of Walmart We Gladly Accept Medicare, Medicaid, UHC AARP Medicare Advantage, Prestige, Staywell, Sunshine and UHC Community Plan, and Most Insurance Plans General Practice, Well Child Visits, Acute and Chronic Care, Vaccinations, School Physicals, DOT Physicals, Foot Care, Xray and Bone Scan 493-9500 For appointment please call: Douglas Rogers, DO Gary Rexroat, PA-C Anthony Tocco, DPM Martha Harmon, ARNP Elizabeth Burkett, DO WELCOME BACK WELCOME BACK Trenton Office 308 N. Main Street 463-7381 Monday, Wednesday, Friday 8:30 a.m. 12:30 p.m. Andrew Nguyen, M.D. Newberry Office 25365 West Newberry Road 472-2275 Tuesday & Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Monday through Friday 2:00 p.m. 5:00 p.m. Andrew Nguyen, M.D. Linh Nguyen Office Manager Medicare, Medicaid, Blue Options, Av-Med, Humana, Prestige, Wellcare Approved Weight-Loss Counseling Available APPOINTMENTS PREFERRED 7239 S.W. 80th Avenue Trenton, Florida 32693 email@example.com www.lesliesapp.com 352-463-7589 Leslie Sapp Construction, Inc. New Homes, Remodeling, and Roofing Assistance with Planning and Design Reliable Craftsmanship Since 1987 CCC1329256 Certified General Contractor CGC1516220 Gilchrist County Journal FAX SERVICE 463-7393 Gilchrist County Journal 463-7135 Vinyl Letters Road Signs Banners Real Estate Signs Car Tags
Page Eight THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL The Home Grown Steer Shows were held on Saturday, March 17, at the Suwannee River Fair. Both Carsen and Briar placed in the Home Grown Showmanship competitions which were held at the end of the steer shows. The Home Grown Feeder Steer Show had four classes, Grace Dola of class 1. Madison Starnes of Williston 735 pound exhibit. Carsen McKenzie class 3. Class 4 was won by the steer exhibited by Gabe Mitchell of Tren ton Middle FFA. During the championship round Carsen McKenzies 750 pound steer was selected as the Grand Champion. The Reserve Champion feeder steer was shown by Madison Starnes of Williston Sr. FFA. The show judge was Callie Akins of Nashville, Georgia. Callie and her brother Chandler Akins own Akins Cattle Enterprises in Nashville, Geor gia. The Home Grown Fat Steer Show had three Gilchrist County entries. Trenton Steedley showed the Bell Sr. FFAs 1235 pound chapter steer. Wy att Allen of Wilcox 4-H Club exhibit ed his 1335 pound steer. Briar Mitch ell of Trenton Middle FFA showed the shows Grand Champion. Austin Phillips of Williston Wran glers 4-H Club exhibited the 1175 pound Reserve Champion Home Grown Fat Steer. The highlights of the Home Grown Fat Steer Showmanship event was Briar Mitchell of Trenton Middle FFA winning the Junior Division Showmanship. The Home Grown Feeder Steer Showmanship winners included two Primary Division winners from Buckaroos 4-H Club. Linden Teague placed second and Ansley Studstill placed third. Lane Whitehurst of Wil The Junior Division winners in Teague, Gabe Mitchell took second and Carsen McKenzie took third, all three are Trenton Middle FFA. Teagues Steer wins Grand Feeder, Mitchell exhibits Grand Home Grown Fat Steer at the Fair Continued from page 1 Tommy Parrish 352-317-2688 PAINTING Residential/Commercial Interior/Exterior Drywall Repair CARPET CLEANING Water Restoration Services Tile and Grout Cleaning Pressure Washing firstname.lastname@example.org CARPET CLEANING Water Restoration Services Tile and Grout Cleaning Pressure Washing Carsen McKenzie is shown with her Grand Champion Feeder Steer at the Fair. From Left is Cole Starns, Show Judge Callie Akins, Jamie McKenzie, and Show Superintendent Scott Mills. Adysen Burns of Bells Helping Hands 4-H Club was awarded a rosette for her wild hog plum jelly. She also entered a dress in the Life Skills department at the fair. Laina Teague of Trenton Middle FFA won the Textile Division rosette for this pretty green bag. Due to inclement weather the Fair Board rescheduled the Fashion Show and Awards Presentation for April 3. Fashion Show starts at 6 p.m. and Adward presentations begin at 7 p.m. Feeder Steer Showmanship winners in the Primary Division were Lane Whitehurst of Williston Wranglers Studstill also of Buckaroos 4-H placed third. Steer Showmanship events were held on Saturday night, March 17. Carsen McKenzie third place. All three are members of Trenton Jr. FFA. and Aubrey Ward placed third. Mills and Ward are both Williston Middle FFA. Also shown is the Fair Steer Showmanship Judge Callie Akins. Deanna Faison of Wilcox 4-H Club in Gilchrist County with her prize pig. LillieAnne McKenzie with her swine exhibit at the Fair. LillieAnne is a member of Wilcox 4-H Club.