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Gilchrist County journal
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Gilchrist County Journal, John M. Ayers II - Publisher
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Serving Gilchrist County and Surrounding Area for over 87 Years 207 North Main Street, Trenton, Florida 32693 Vol. 88 No. 4 Phone (352) 463-7135 Fax (352) 463-7393 Thursday, June 21, 2018 Price 50 $25.00 Digital Only, $25.00 Gilchrist County $30.00 Tri-County Area, $40.00 Out of Area June 21, 2018 THE GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL WAS PLACED IN THE MAIL TO ALL SUBSCRIBERS ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. IF IT ARRIVES LATE, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR POSTMASTER. Denny George to head up Central Florida Electric By Cindy Jo Ayers Denny George of Trenton will be heading up Central Florida Electric which serves Gilchrist, Dixie and Levy Counties with electrical ser vice. The position was advertised in February of this year. After an exten sive process, George was chosen by the Board of Trustees. According to a news release from CFEC, Barbara Townsend of Bell and a longtime Trustee and President of CFEC stated, We look forward to working with Mr. George to provide our members with the power they need. His knowledge of the energy business in this general service area is invaluable. This knowledge and leadership will serve us well into the future. George is a native of Starke, Flor ida and his wife of 30 years, Hallie, is originally from Palatka. When they moved to Trenton they had three sons still living at home. Their sons Will, OJ and Matthew all graduated from Trenton High School. Their oldest son, Alan lives with his family in New Smyrna Beach. When asked about his new job as Executive Vice President and Gen eral Manager, George said he likes that the cooperative is member fo cused and that he will have a chance to work with people that he fellow ships with and worships with. He and his wife are members of First Baptist as Interim Worship Leader. George comes to Central Florida Electric Cooperative from Duke En ergy, where he worked as a Senior Account Executive from 2005 until Duke he worked for Florida Power as their Strategic Communications Manager. George started with Florida Power and Light soon after earning his B.S.E.E. in 1985, specializing in Semi-Conductor Physics from the University of Florida. Andy Hines was the head of a pow er company for years. George said he hopes to follow in his footsteps. Andy Hines who said, Management is the endless navigation in a sea of Denny George of Trenton looking forward to new job with Central Florida Electric Co-op. ignorance. Leadership is to sail a ship through rough seas standing side by side at the helm with the people you work with. George said he is keen on leadership over management and leadership is what he hopes to bring to Central Florida Electric. George thinks his nearly 34 years with power companies will be helpful. He stated the position that he had someday hoped to have at CFEC. According to George, the local cooperative has been well managed and is well estab lished. CFEC has around 90 employ ees at the present time. The George family is well estab lished in the area, having worked with the Gilchrist County Education Foundation, the Levy County Educa tion Foundation, as well as Chambers and Dixie. George has also been very involved with Friends of Children, where he served as President at one time. Friends of Children is a support group for Florida Baptist Childrens Homes. Staying in touch with the commu nities served by CFEC, which not only include the Tri-County area, but also portions of Alachua, Lafayette and Marion Counties is important to George Denny George will be replacing Mike Campbell who has served as Executive Vice President and Gen eral Manager since 2005. CFEC was established in 1936 and serves just over 35,000 members. Trenton and Bell FFA Chapters Shine at the 90th Florida FFA Convention Jones elected Area II Vice President By Lauren Roberts The Bell and Trenton FFA chapters received many prestigious recogni tions and awards at the 90th annual Florida FFA convention and expo. Bell brought 16 members and Tren ton carried 31 members to Orlando where the convention was held. Bell Middle and Trenton Middle were recognized as premier chap ters. Trenton Senior was awarded the Floridas Finest National Chapter. The Trenton Alumni was announced with their continued support to the Trenton chapters. Adam Smith and Makenzie Smith took part in the Agriculture Educa tion Institute where they both signed this past Thursday to pursue a ca reer teaching agriculture. The State Champion Trenton Middle livestock judging team, consisting of members Charlee Hines, Railee McKenzie, Gabe Mitchell, and Briar Mitchell, was also recognized on stage along with Lois Bachle who placed 5th in the state for her ornamental horticul ture demonstration this past April. Many members who have worked hard over the past year on their su pervised agricultural experience projects excelled at the convention. Trenton member Briar Mitchell was awarded with the State Star Discov ery Degree. Justus Jones and Tyler Herrington were State Star in Agri ment. Justus, Tyler, and Carson also received their state FFA degree. In addition, Zachary Hardee and Lau in beef production and agriscience research respectively. Bells Austin in agriscience research. Several members competed in the Agriscience Fair and leadership de velopment events. Bell FFA members Austin Bagby and Caitlin Anthony won their research experiment team division. Austin Bagby also placed in the Final Four Star Chapter Degree science. The Bell Chapter also had a land judging team that was in top Trenton members, Miranda Gartin, Lauren Roberts, Gracie Langford, and Alizabeth Morehouse, won their separate divisions based on their ex periment category and age. Their re search will be submitted to nationals this summer for judging. Trentons Raelin Colley placed in the top 20 in the employment skills event. The agricultural issue team including Lauren Roberts, Adam Smith, Gracie Langford, Kylee Lang ford, Alizabeth Morehouse, and Alai na Brown placed second with their performance entitled What should be included in the National Bioengi neered Food Disclosure Standard? Also, Lauren Roberts won the high school prepared public speaking event with her speech on the protec tion of honey bees. The Trenton FFA is also proud to Justus Jones was elected as the 20182019 Area II Vice President to spend a year advocating for the agricultural industry. Both Bell and Trenton FFA chap ters are extremely proud of their ef forts that have lead to great success this convention and look forward to continuing their legacy. Relay for Life of the Tri-Counties Wrap Up Party June 25 Join us as we celebrate our fundraising success and team spirit at our 2018 Relay For Life Wrap Up party on June 25th, 6:00 p.m. at the Fanning Springs Community Center. In addition to food and games, awards will be given out to the top fundraising team and individual, as well as the team with the most spirit points, and much more! Tanya Rood of Trenton Elementary and Damon C. Leggett Education Foundation President. More photos on page 8 By Cindy Jo Ayers The Education Foundation of Gil christ County held a Board Meeting on June 13. At the meeting they heard about how mini grant recipient Tanya Rood used her $500 grant to better the lives of her students. Rood re ported that she had purchased a high quality printer, card paper as well as cards and books for her students. She also said that she planned to use the remainder of her money to buy soft ware for a computer program some of her students use on their ipads. Rood reported that a non-verbal student in her classroom had learned to read us ing the program. Rood works with special needs students in an ESE selfcontained room. Tanya Rood was the Trenton Elementary School Teacher Continued on page 4 2018 Spring Assessment Results Released By Florida Department of Education By Janet Bradley Florida Standards Assessment (FSA) scores for English Language Arts (ELA) and Math, along with sci ence and social studies scores, were released last week to school districts across the state. Each year districts anxiously await these scores to deter mine student achievement across the district. The Florida Standards Assess ments measure student achievement of the Florida Standards which are the frameworks for all ELA and math courses K-12. Science and social studies assessments measure student achievement of the Next Genera tion Sunshine State Standards which are outlined in their course descrip tions. Student scores are divided into achievement levels on a scale of 1 to 5. Students scoring a Level 3 are considered satisfactory and may need substantial support for the next grade or course. A Level 4 indicates to excel in the next grade level or course. If a student scores Level 5 mastery has been reached and they are likely to excel in the next grade level or course. Levels 1 and 2 are considered inadequate and below sat isfactory, respectively. Gilchrist County students scored above state average in all areas ex cept for Bell Elementary 5th grade math, Bell High School 8th grade math, and Trenton High School Alge bra and Civics. Trenton Elementary 3rd grade ELA scored right at state average, but not above. Some of the highest scores in the district were seen on the science and social studies assessments. At Bell High School 86% of the students scored a Level 3 or above on the Bi ology End of Course Exam (EOC), with 80% of the students at Trenton High School scoring Level 3 or above on the same assessment. Students in seventh grade at Bell High School also scored very well with 83% of the students scoring a Level 3 or above on the Civics EOC. Continued on page 3 Justus Jones was elected as the 2018-2019 Area II Vice President. Caitlin Anthony and Austin Bagby winning the division VI environmental and natural resource system with their research experiment. FALLEN HEROES MEMORIAL FESTIVAL Saturday, June 23 11 am 6 pm Rodeo Arena


Page Two THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2018 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Reunions Send local news to the Gilchrist County Journal at or call 463-7135 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 $25.00 A Year In Gilchrist County $30.00 Levy and Dixie Counties $40 Out of the Area Chris Rogers, Cindy Jo Ayers, Carrie Mizell, Beverly Langford, Cindy Sheffield, Anita Bryant, and Matthew Harrell 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 EDITOR/PUBLISHER Tide Tables For The Week of 6/21 to 6/27 for the mouth of the Suwannee River Th Low 3:11 AM 0.9 High 9:27 AM 3.1 21 Low 4:12 PM 1.1 High 10:01 PM 2.6 F Low 4:12 AM 1.2 High 10:18 AM 3.3 22 Low 5:26 PM 0.8 High 11:23 PM 2.6 Sa Low 5:11 AM 1.4 High 11:05 AM 3.3 23 Low 6:26 PM 0.5 Su High 12:31 AM 2.7 Low 6:04 AM 1.5 24 High 11:48 AM 3.5 Low 7:15 PM 0.2 M High 1:25 AM 2.8 Low 6:51 AM 1.5 25 High 12:28 PM 3.6 Low 7:57 PM 0.0 Tu High 2:10 AM 2.9 Low 7:34 AM 1.6 26 High 1:06 PM 3.7 Low 8:35 PM -0.1 W High 2:50 AM 2.9 Low 8:13 AM 1.6 27 High 1:42 PM 3.8 Low 9:11 PM -0.1 Langford-Horne Picnic The Langford and Horne families will gather for their annual picnic and fellowship. The families and friends are invited to bring a covered dish to the Hart Springs pavilion on Saturday, June 16 for loads of good food and fellowship. Friends of Gilchrist County Sheriffs of the Gilchrist County Sheriffs Of urday run will begin with registration at the Gilchrist County Rodeo Arena from 9:30 until 10:30. Registration fees will be $15 per Rider and $10 per passenger. Third stop M&C Army Surplus Store. County Rodeo Arena. Prizes will be given for best and worst hand. son, M&C Army Surplus Store and more. The Rodeo Arena is located at Bob Pridgeon Reunion Submitted at Hart Springs Pavilion A. Lunch your favorite food and soft drink. We are looking forward to having Wayne Pridgeon and his group there to sing and play. Tell your family. We are looking forward to seeing you there. the Rodeo Arena. The event begins at 11 a.m. and lasts until 6 p.m. The whole family is invited to come out and enjoy a day of fun and fellowship at the festival. Some of the fun events planned for the festi contest, dunk a cop, and K9 dem onstrations. The children will enjoy bounce houses and water slides. A car show, bike show, game booths, be included in the festival. All proceeds for this festival will be used to purchase a memorial wall for the fallen deputies of Gilchrist ty Taylor Lindsey and Sergeant Noel Ramirez who were killed on April 19, If you would like to be a vender at this event or make a donation, please Fallen Heroes Memorial Festival to be held June 23 Shadrack Sapp Family Reunion July 7th Submitted 10:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Hart Springs County Park Pavilion miles west of Trenton, in Gilchrist dinner, vegetables and desserts, your old photos, family records, new addresses, albums, scrapbooks and your camera. There will be an auction this year, so bring something stay cool and enjoy your day at Hart Springs the old fashioned way. You may want to bring a chair. In case Ave., Trenton. If you have questions or comments contact Mitch Sapp at mesapp1941@ Tom and Mamie Corbin Family Reunion Submitted Gilchrist County. Eating will begin and desserts and come fellowship with your family. Hope to see you there. A letter to the citizens of Gilchrist County from John Yencho, Republican Candidate for District 2 County Commissioner As a Gilchrist County Resident, I believe it is a common goal to provide a path for the next generation to lead a more prosperous life than the one before. Generation after generation has been given opportunities to succeed in fields that didnt exist previously. That opportunity rings true now more than ever. That simple desire to offer our children more opportunities than we had exist in small towns and communities all across our great Nation. Communities just like Gilchrist County I have been blessed with the opportunity to raise my family in Gilchrist County. Furthermore, I have taught the children of Gilchrist County for the last 24 years as a teacher and a coach at Trenton and Bell high schools. I remember a time when people stayed right here where they lived to enjoy all that Gilchrist County has to offer. Friday night would mean dinner at the pizza shop in downtown, maybe some ice cream after, before going to one of the football games in Trenton or Bell. Or maybe we would go to the skating rink for a few hours. All of these events centered on family. Thats what makes Gilchrist County so great. Its the people. Many of my students have come to me and expressed that they want to stay and raise their families here but they just dont see the opportunity to do so. The next generation feels that they dont have the same opportunities we had to lead a life of quality in the community that we all love. We have to show them that those opportunities do exist today. Our community has the promise of safety. A sheriffs department dedicated to protecting us and a school system that is consistently ranked among the top year after year. A community that pulls together, pushing aside all differences to support each other in a time of tragedy. I love this county. I will work arm in arm with the other commissioners to make the hard decisions it takes to work for you and keep our county not only the most beautiful but also the best place to live. Help me show the next generation that Gilchrist County is the best place in Florida to raise a family. I respectfully ask for your vote in the primary election on August 28. Contact Information: (352)463-7282 Cell (352)359-2081 Twitter:@jayencho Email: Jayencho; Facebook: John Yencho for County Commissioner Political advertisement paid for and approved by John Yencho, Republican, For Gilchrist County Commissioner, District 2 NOTICE A public meeting for comments will be held to review The City of Trentons plan to file an application for Federal Assistance for Brush Truck Purchase with the USDA Rural Development Community Facilities Grant Program. The public meeting will be held at 5:30 pm on June 25, 2018 at the Trenton Community Center 214 SE 3rd Avenue Trenton, FL 32693. STEPH-LO FARM STEVE & LOIS SOLLY U-PICK BLUEBERRIES 352-472-4740 Mix all ingredients together in a large bowl. Serve immediately with Call for flexible hours HOURS: Evenings, Thurs-Sun 5:00-8:00 PM Sat-Sun 9:00 AM-1:00 PM Blueberry Cake 1 yellow cake mix 4 eggs C of oil C applesauce 1 C fresh blueberries 1 small box gelatin (blackberry or raspberry) Preheat oven to 350. Mix cake mix, eggs, oil, applesauce, and gelatin. Fold in blueberries. Pour into a greased bundt pan. Bake for 33-36 minutes. When cool, take out of pan. Serve with whipped cream or ice cream. Looking for a Florida Blue Qualified HEALTH CARE PLAN? Call Melissa Myers 352-278-2336 June 18, 2018 Notice To: Heather Lynn Vaughn 2969 NW 29th Ter, Bell, Florida 32619 Post Office Box 187, Bell, Florida 32619 Nicholas R. Coon 5479 NE 54th Place, High Springs, Florida 32643 Michael A. Underwood 4930 N US HWY 129, Bell, Florida 32619 You are potentially ineligible to register to vote. After this published date, you will have 30 days to respond, to determine your eligibility by the Supervisor. This could result in the removal of your name from the statewide voter registration system. 98.075(7), F.S. If further assistance is needed, please contact the Supervisor at 352-463-3194 or 1-800-471-8083. Supervisor of Elections Connie D. Sanchez 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 Gilchrist County Rotary Club From left, Rotary Membership Chair Todd Gray, President Bob Clemons, State Representative Chuck Clemons, Rotarian Joanne Halter, Rotarian Rob Rankin and newly inducted Rotarian Scott Akins. The Gilchrist Rotary Club met as Todd Gray, our Membership Chair, inducted Scott Akins as a new member to our Club. We give Scott, who is sponsored by Rotarian Joanne Halter, a big welcome to the Gilchrist Rotary Club! Rotarian Rob Rankin hosted our meeting and introduced his guest speaker, House Representative Chuck Clemons. Chuck, a native of High Springs, has been married to his wife, Jane, for sixteen years and has four children and three grandchildren. Rep. Clemons entertained us with humorous and enlightening storytelling about what he has learned and joked about some of the nuances of politics but was quite serious when he spoke about never negating his core values and beliefs. He gave an overview of some of the bills he is working on and especially noted his so well at the State Convention last day? Chuck addressed some of the challenges our State will face with this population growth, including a potable water supply. Holly Creel was our Rotarian in the Spotlight. Holly joined our Clubs Public Relations and Program Support. Married to Ken, Holly where she served as a cancer nurse, Operations. She enjoys her three grandchildren, two dogs, reading, gardening and being on our beautiful rivers in Gilchrist County. Our luncheon was delicious Akins food sliced pork, cole slaw, always! We will meet next on June This will be our last meeting with has done a fantastic job of infusing energy and creativity in our Club and we appreciate his leadership and hard work! The Rodeo Arena is located at 4050 This event is supported by the Gil support our fallen heros and our Gil Cannon Clan Reunion Submitted The annual Cannon Clan Reunion at Hart Springs in the Pavilion. All Clementine Townsend Cannon are invited. Please bring a covered dish, drinks or dessert, etc. All paper products, cups and ice are furnished. everyone there. If you need any more info please Parrish, Nettles and Polk Reunion Submitted The annual Parrish, Nettles, Polk reunion will be held on Sunday, an entrance fee. Lunch will start at provided. favorite food. Come early and stay late. If you have any questions call Patti Socials Jena Williams, Garrett Register and Emmons, Yolanda Mauldin, Lisa Antoni Roland, Carrie Ayers Mizell, Happy Anniversary wishes Mr. Trenton Employees BBQ on July 6 for Fallen Heroes City of Trenton employees are munity Center. The funds raised will roes of our community. through Sept. 10. This region in cludes all state waters east of Rock loway River in Taylor County and #4 near the mouth of the Suwannee River in Levy County. Scallop Season Opens


GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Three THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2018 By Cindy Jo Ayers 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 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. 7239 S.W. 80th Avenue Trenton, Florida 32693 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 Little girl picking berries at Steph-Lo Farm last Saturday. Berry picking time..... last Satur day morning I ventured out through in Gilchrist County during the late Steve and Lois Solly have their Ufun experience. you have never visited the Steph-Lo Farm you really should, its a great Blueberry Cream Cheese Pie Blueberry topping 2/3 cup sugar tender over medium high heat. Mix aside to cool. Bottom half of pie 8 ounce package cream cheese 1 can condensed milk 1 1/2 teaspoon vanilla 1 Graham Cracker pie crust or over night. --for a gathering and several people Pecan Sandies 1 cup chopped and toasted pecans 1/3 cup sugar 1/2 teaspoon salt 1 1/4 teaspoon vanilla To toast pecans, heat oven to 325 degrees and spread chopped nuts out nuts. It might take longer in another oven for the nuts to reach a golden porated. Stir in the cooled pecans shape from each half of the dough for 3 hours or over night. Slice the cookie logs in 1/4 inch slices, place on cookie sheets and sprinkle a little sugar on top of each cookie. Bake for 15 to 20 minutes at 350 degrees pan for 5 minutes then transfer to a cooling rack. Overall the students in Gilchrist Rankin stated, We are very proud of our students and teachers, and the scores remain a testament to the learn ing taking place in our schools. performing district for many years structional foundation that has proven successful for student achievement. each year to help students attain these scores. When individual student scores ar their students assessment results. 2018 Spring Assessment Results Released By Florida Department of Education Continued from page 1 Need A Sign? Call Gilchrist County Journal 352-463-7135


Page Four GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2018 By Angie Land Heart Matters Have you noticed how every talk show host and the cover of every magazine promises THE ANSWER to every single problem we face? They pledge to solve our health problems, relationship problems, money problems, etc., with the results of the latest study, survey, or the newest information available. Now, I am not opposed to new information or studies. In fact, I think we are wise to stay in pursuit of knowledge and be lifelong learners. My angst comes from thinking that all the right answers have yet to be discovered; perhaps we just keep hoping someone will come up with an easier route to deal with our problems. Our pastor recently challenged us to read continuously through the book of Proverbs, reading the month, chapter two on the second, and so on. Since there are thirty-one chapters, there is an assigned chapter for any months Proverbs might seem to be just a collection of quaint, old-fashioned sayings. However, upon study and consideration, deep spiritual insights appear that focus on the character and works of God and prove to be anything but outdated. A proverb is a short, concise sentence that expresses a moral truth not just intended to present knowledge (having the facts), but to impart wisdom (applying those facts to life). Further, the Hebrew word for proverb means to rule or govern. Hence, the truths presented in the Proverbs provide profound advice for us to live by. Written by King Solomon, called the wisest man who ever lived, the book begins with a purpose statement: The proverbs of Solomon, son of David, king of Israel: for attaining wisdom and discipline; for understanding words of insights; for acquiring a disciplined and prudent life, doing what is right and just and fair; for giving prudence to the simple, knowledge and discretion to the young. (Proverbs 1:1-4) A few things I noticed about this purpose statement: the priority is about attaining wisdom AND discipline. One without the other can prove dangerous. Wisdom without discipline will give way to temptation (Solomons accumulation of wives and concubines that led him away from the Lord is an obvious example) but discipline without wisdom can simply result in punishment or even abuse. Second, these verses dont argue basic spiritual and moral beliefs. They assume the reader desires to do what is right and just and fair, not split hairs or look for loopholes fact, agreeing with Gods Word is a prerequisite to comprehending Solomons proverbs. Finally, Solomon seeks to experience and words of wisdom. A young person who energetically seeks wisdom will have success, while those who mock and hate knowledge, calamity will overtake (Proverbs 1:26-27). This holds true whether we are young in years or at heart, so no matter what our age, I challenge you to take a deeper look at the wisdom and insight of Solomons proverbs, because every heart matters! 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 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 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." Pine Grove Baptist Church 16655 N. W. CR-339 Trenton, Florida 32693 352-463-2151 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. 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 GOSPEL MEETING You are invited to hear a series of lessons from Gods Word presented by John Zellner Bethel church of Christ Bell, Florida June 24-29, 2018 Sunday services 10 am, 11 am, and 7:30 pm Monday Friday 7:30 pm Bring your bible and study with us. 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 (continued from page 1) of the Year. She has been with the Gilchrist County School District for 24 years, serving all of those years in Pre-K or ESE. Through the years she has worked at both Bell and Trenton Elementary Schools. Rani Rhodes has been teaching for 30 years and is currently teaching 5th grade science at Bell Elementary. She was the BES Teacher of the year and sent in a report that stated her grant money was used to buy supplies for science experiments and demonstra tions. Rhodes wrote that she likes to engage her students with visual dem onstrations and hands on activities to foster interest and excitement about science. Another topic covered at the meet ing was the upcoming Scholarship Showdown which will be held on August 10, in Fanning Springs. Tick ets for this event are on sale now and can be picked up at Gilchrist County Courthouse, Capital City Bank, Am eris Bank, and Drummond Commu nity Bank. Also many of the Board Members also have tickets. The do nation for a ticket is $100. The Education Foundation also host the annual Teachers Luncheon at the beginning of the school year. This years luncheon is scheduled for Thursday, August 2. John Morse Scholarship went to Tierra Riley Citizens came out to attend the an nual Black and White Ball on Satur day, June 16. The annual ball sup ports the John Morse Scholarship each year. This years winner of the scholar ship was Tierra Riley from the 2018 Trenton High School senior class. Tierra Riley sent a letter of appre ciation which was read by her grand mother, Bernadette Brown, at the be ginning of the Black and White Ball. Tierra wrote, Let me begin by telling you about myself, I have been a student of Gilchrist County School District my entire life. I was origi nally a part of the Class of 2019, but I have put in the extra work to allow myself to graduate with the class of 2018. With this scholarship I plan to go to Florida Gateway college full time and obtain my AA degree within two years. After doing this, I plan to transfer to Florida State University, where I will continue to work toward becoming a nurse practitioner. received the John Morse Scholarship in 1999, and her brother Julious Riley received the same scholarship back in 2016. The 24 year old Black and White Ball supports this scholarship each year. Those attending the ball had a wonderful time, enjoyed good food and lots of fellowship all while sup porting a worthy cause. The 24th Annual Black and White Ball was held on June 16 in Trenton Tierra Riley Black and White Ball Committee members, Mary Davis, Charlotte Kearney, Tracey McGee, Bernadette Brown, Angie Walton, and Valerise Dukes. Saturday, June 30, in memory of Deputy Lindsey and Sgt. Ramirez from the Gilchrist County Sheriffs and last until 9 p.m. at Rustic Oaks Ranch which is located at 27317 NW 78th Ave, High Springs, FL 32643. The event will begin with Prayer and the Anthem, music performers include Colby Craig (Anthem), Clay Brooker, Treble Hood, Southern Burn, Lil Bit More, Justin Lee Partin and the LD50 Band, Pasture Prime Bluegrass, Trey Tucker Band, Ricky Valido and Cliff Dorsey. There will also be food and vend ers at the concert, so come out and enjoy the fun. Ticket Price is $25, for more information call 352-577-4034 or 352-318-8097. Volunteers needed at ForVets Camp Valor We are now seeking volunteers in several categories, to be part of Otter Springs ForVets Camp Valor, a treatment and temporary housing facility for severely wounded veterans. This facility will provide treatment, rehab services, care, physical therapy, counseling, and will serve as a 1-stop site for a wide range of services for veterans to connect is scheduled to begin construction in the near future, near the springs. For more information or with questions, please call Debbie Destin, at (352) 215-5476. Youre welcome to our next monthly ForVets Volunteer meeting, it will be Monday, July 25, at 6 p.m., at the Trenton Library. At approximately 11:30 p.m. Sunday night a Dixie County deputy stopped a car, being driven by Franklin Forney, 38 of Bell, for failing to stop at a stop sign at the intersection of NE 453 Avenue and NE 829 Street. During the course of the encounter, the deputy saw that Forney was ex tremely nervous and inquired from Forney if there was anything illegal in the car to which Forney replied that there wasnt. Forney then gave the deputy consent to search the vehicle which the dep uty did and found nothing illegal in the car. The deputy then asked Forney if he could search his person and Forney agreed. During the search of Forney, the deputy discovered a small baggie contain Forney was then arrested for Possession of Methamphetamine and trans ported to the Dixie County Jail where he is currently in custody on a $2,000.00 bond. Harden. Summer solstice will be Thursday, June 21, 2018 at 6:07 a.m.,


Page Five THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2018 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL ARREST REPORT 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. 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 SMITH SALES & SERVICES, INC. HEAT & AIR ONE CALL DOES IT ALL! ELECTRICAL Sales, Service & Installation All Makes & Models Residential & Commercial Service Installation RA0016184 ER0004960 NOTES FROM CONNIE SANCHEZ Candidate qualifying begins on Monday, June 18th at noon and continues through Friday, June 22nd at noon. FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS Does the Clerk of Courts get prospective jurors names from voter registration rolls? No. Names for jurors come from the drivers license offices. Im registered as NPA. Why cant I vote for the person I want in the Primary Election? Florida is a closed primary state. That means that the primary elections are nomi nating elections for the Political Parties. In primary elections voters registered NPA can only vote the nonpartisan races, such as Judicial, School Board, for Referenda and Universal Primary Contests. (Last day to Register and Change Parties for Primary is July 30, 2018) I have just moved. Is there anything I need to do for my Voter Registration? Yes, your voter registration should always reflect your current residence address. If you move after you have registered to vote, please notify us. If you have any more questions? Feel free to give us a call at (352-463-3194), or visit our office or website 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 Mr. John Franklin Frank Simmons John Franklin Frank Simmons, of Bell, passed away on June 12, 2018 at E.T. York Hospice Care Center in Gainesville. He was 78 years old. Frank was born in Bell on April 16, 1940 to Hubert and Jaettie Cannon Simmons and was a lifelong resident. He was an automobile mechanic and was a Protestant. He is preceded in death by his parents and by his wife of 40 years, Susan Jane Simmons. He is survived by his children, Karen Parker, Genia Simmons, John Simmons, Richard Simmons, Wanda Kehrli and Wayne Walker; his grandchildren, Paul Simmons, Amanda Young, Hilary Parker, Kassandrya Moulton, Rosanna Kehrli, Murray Parker, Stephanie Thompson, Stephanie MacKinnon and Robert Goodman; his great-grandchildren, Tyler Simmons, Kaylee Kehrli and Christina Parker and many more loved ones. Graveside Services for Mr. Simmons were held at 10:00 AM on Friday, June 15, 2018 at Bell Cemetery with Pastor Shayne Smith requests donations be made to E.T. York Hospice Care Center of Gainesville. For on-line condolences, please visit Arrangements were under the care of Watson Funeral Home, Trenton. Mrs. Gloria Marie Weise Gloria Marie Weise, 93, of Bell, passed away on Tuesday, June 12, 2018. Mrs. Weise was born August 14, 1924 in Massillon, Ohio to the late to Bell in 1993 from Sebastian. Mrs. Weise enjoyed crocheting, reading and doing jigsaw puzzles. She was a member of Priscilla Baptist Church in Bell. Mrs. Weise is survived by her sons, Richard Leroy (Connie) Weise of Astor, Ralph Gilbert Weise of Oklahoma and Clarence Walker (Claudia) Weise of Gainesville; daughter, Judy Ann (Richard) Witulski of Bell; brother, Martin 9 grandchildren, 12 greatgrandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Walter Leroy Weise, her brothers, Gus Gilbert A graveside service was held Friday, June 15, 2018 at 11:00 am at Priscilla Baptist Cemetery, 5509 W. CR 232, Bell, with Rev. Chuck Scott Arrangements have been placed under the care of Rick Gooding City. Please sign the online guest book at rickgoodingfuneralhomes. com. The Log Cabin Quilters met Thursday, June 14th at the Levy County Quilt Museum. We probably laughed more than hand quilted. Most of us just see each other on Thursday so its great to be with friends. We did have two visitors, Marlene and Joella, who joined with the laughter and the quilting. Derek and the guys from Lancaster Marlene from Butler PA has returned home. She spent three days quilting with us and were almost ready for a new quilt to go in the frame. were not with us this week. I did learn that one shouldnt wear white long pants when the wet Bahia grass needs to be cut. Hopefully theyll be out next week or Ed gets to volunteer once again. The Backyard Pickers will be here on Saturday, July 7. Come out and join us. The Florida Quilt Museums Patriotic Quilt Exhibit Honors Those Who Serve The Florida Quilt Museum an nounces its newest exhibit, In Hon or of Those Who Serve: A Patriotic Quilt Exhibit that will hang in the History Room of the Florida Quilt Museum through the end of August 2018. The Florida Quilt Museum, located in downtown, historic Tren ton, Florida at 409 North Main Street, is open Monday through Saturday, 11:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. Admission is free, with donations gratefully ac cepted. A preview of these quilts may be seen on the Museum website at Many Quilt Guilds and individuals throughout Florida and beyond have shared their works of art for visitors to see and enjoy. The Patriotic Exhibit also fea tures a Service Members Corner showcasing uniforms and gear from the Revolutionary War thru Desert Storm, including an authentic World met. The Florida Quilt Museum is dedi cated to preserving and displaying Floridas quilting heritage. Gabrielle Redfern Communications Director Florida Quilt Museum June 11, 2018 Debra Dees Bivens, 55, of Trenton, was arrested by the Gilchrist County Assault with a Deadly Weapon Without Intent to Kill, $50,000.00 Bond. June 12, 2018 Johnny Michael Butler, 41, of Cross City, was arrested by the for Possession of Drugs, Controlled Substance Without a Prescription, $25,000.00 Bond; Possession of Narcotic Equipment, $7,500.00; Bond Total $32,500.00. James Robert Seay, 43, was arrested by the Gilchrist County Registration, Not an Arrest. June 13, 2018 David McNeill, 45, of High Springs, was arrested by the Gilchrist Felon Registration, Not an Arrest. Billy Will Norton, 35, of Old Town, was arrested by the Gilchrist County X3, $20,000.00 Bond. Terrell Rodrick Williams, 19, of Trenton, was arrested by the Gilchrist Firearm in Public, in or on a Public Road or Occupied Premises With a Deadly Weapon Without Intent to Kill, $150,000.00 Bond. June 14, 2018 David Michael Montgomery, 28, of Trenton, was arrested by the Gilchrist Felon Registration, Not an Arrest. Chase Glen Gordon Rogers, 30, of Fanning Springs, was arrested by the Gilchrist County Sheriffs Blood Alchohol Level .08 or more; $5,000.00 Bond. June 16, 2018 Pearlie Ann Williams, 61, of Trenton, was arrested by the Gilchrist $15,000.00 Bond; Resisting Arrest Without Violence, $10,000.00; Burglary of Structure Conveyance Unarmed Without Person Inside, $25,000.00 Bond; Possession of a Controlled Substance X2, $5,000.00; and Possession of Drug Paraphernalia. June 17, 2018 Shana Erin Wilkerson, 34, of Trenton, was arrested by the Possession of a Controlled Substance X2 and Permitting Unauthorized Person to Drive, Not an Arrest.


run along the East line of said Lot 1, and the Northerly extension thereof N 00 W, 1051.92 feet; thence run S 89 W, 598.98 feet; thence run N 001 W, 234.96 feet to the North line of aforesaid Southwest Quarter of Southeast; thence run along the North line of said Southwest Quarter of Southeast Quarter, N 89 E, 658.79 feet to the Point of Beginning, all lying and being in Gilchrist County, Florida. Together with a 2001 FTWD Mobile Home bearing ID#S FLFL170A29002AV21/ FLFL170B29002AV21 and Title #s 83541698 / 83541657. Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis after the sale. Todd Newton Clerk of Court (SEAL) By: /S. King Deputy Clerk _____________ NOTICE OF ENACTMENT OF ORDINANCE BY THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an or dinance, which title hereinafter appears, will be considered for enactment by the Board of Commissioners of Gilchrist County, Florida, at the regular meeting July 16, 2018 scheduled for 4:15 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, in the Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners meeting facility, located at 210 South Main Street, Trenton, Florida. Copies of said ordinance may be inspected by any member of the public at County Courthouse, located at 112 South Main Street, Trenton, Florida during reg ular business hours. On the date, time and persons may appear and be heard with re spect to the ordinance. GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA ORDINANCE NO. 2018-03 AN ORDINANCE OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA ESTABLISHING A 30-MILEPER-HOUR SPEED LIMIT ON COUNTY ROAD NUMBER NW 50th STREET FROM U.S. HIGHWAY 129 EXTENDING EASTERLY TO NW 20TH AVENUE; MAKING FINDINGS; PROVIDING PENALTY FOR VIOLATION; PROVIDING INSTRUCTIONS TO THE CODIFIER; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The public hearing may be continued to one or more future dates. Any interested 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 rea sonable accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact (352) 463to appeal any decisions made at the pub lic hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, they of the proceedings is made, which record which the appeal is to be based. Publish June 21, 2018b ________________________ INVITATION TO BID NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE GILCHRIST COUNTY BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS, FLORIDA will receive sealed bids until 2:00 p.m., Thursday, July 19, 2018, for the purpose of selecting a contractor for construction services. BID TITLE: SANTA FE PARK BOAT RAMP BID OPENING LOCATION: Gilchrist 209 SE 1st Street Trenton, Florida 32693 Bids must be submitted in triplicate in a sealed envelope marked SEALED BID FOR SANTA FE PARK BOAT , and delivered to GILCHRIST COUNTY ADMINISTRATOR OFFICE, 209 SE 1st Street, Trenton, Florida 32693. The County assumes no responsibility for bids received after the bid submittal time or at any location other than that bids will be held unopened and will not be considered for award. Any envelopes, boxes, or packages which are not properly labeled, GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Six Legal Notices PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF TRENTON COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING The City of Trenton Community Redevelopment Agency will meet Monday, June 25, 2018, soon thereafter as possible, in the Trenton Community Center located at 214 SE 3rd Avenue, Trenton, Florida. Items included on the agenda are as follows: A. Call to Order B. Adoption of Agenda C. Unscheduled Guests D. Consent Items CRA Meeting E. Action Items 1. SE Park Upgrade Bids F. Discussion Items 1. Community Center Upgrade 2. NW 1st Avenue, NW City Parking Lot, NW 2nd Avenue & NE 3rd Avenue Paving Project 3. Downtown Facade Grants G. Public Comments H. Adjourn Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to participate in the proceeding should contact 352PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Lyle Wilkerson City Manager ______________ PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF TRENTON REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING The Trenton City Commissioners will meet in Regular Session on Monday, June 25, 2018 at 5:30 pm or soon thereafter as possible, in the Trenton Community Center located at 214 SE 3rd Avenue, Trenton, Florida. Items included on the agenda are as follows: A. Call to Order B. Adoption of Agenda C. Unscheduled Guests D. Consent Item s 1. Minutes Regular Commission E. Action Items 1. NE 1st Avenue Paving/ Restriping Bids F. City Attorney Report G. City Manager Report H. Board Member Requests I. Public Comments J. Adjourn Persons with disabilities requesting reasonable accommodations to participate in the proceeding should contact 352PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at this meeting, he/she will need a record of the proceedings, and that, for such purpose, he/she may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Lyle Wilkerson City Manager ______________ LEGAL NOTICE GILCHRIST COUNTY TRANSPORTATION DISADVANTAGED COORDINATING BOARD BUSINESS MEETING The North Central Florida Regional Planning Council announces a business meeting to which all persons are invited. DATE AND TIME: July 11, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. PLACE: Suwannee River Economic Council Senior Center located at 1439 SW CR 307A in Trenton, Florida DIAL IN NUMBER: Toll free 888.670.3525 Conference Code 6025675116 GENERAL SUBJECT MATTER TO BE CONSIDERED: To conduct the regular business of the Gilchrist County Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board. A copy of the agenda may be obtained by contacting: North Central Florida Pursuant to the provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act, any person requiring special accommodations to participate in this meeting is asked to advise the agency at least 2 business days before the meeting by contacting 352.955.2200 If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the agency using the Florida Relay Service, If any person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter considered at the meeting, he/she will need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceeding is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence from which the appeal is to be issued. _____________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA Plaintiff, UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY THROUGH UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF KENNETH SATTERLEE A/K/A KEN SATTERLEE A/K/A KENNETH C. SATTERLEE A/ K/A KENNETH CLERK SATTERLEE, DECEASED; et. al., Defendant(s). __________________________/ NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 sale will be made pursuant to an Order the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for Gilchrist County, Florida, wherein, OCWEN LOAN UNKNOWN HEIRS, BENEFICIARIES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, AND ALL OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST BY THROUGH UNDER OR AGAINST THE ESTATE OF KENNETH SATTERLEE A/K/A KEN SATTERLEE A/K/A KENNETH C. SATTERLEE A/K/A KENNETH CLERK SATTERLEE, DECEASED; JAMES C. SUIT; FLORENCE L. SUIT F/K/A FLORENCE L. PARKER; JANICE B. ROBERTS F/K/A JANICE SATTERLEE; KENNETH CARL SATTERLEE A/K/A KENNETH C. SATTERLEE; KELLEY DENISE SATTERLEE A/K/A KELLEY D. SATTERLEE; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER AND AGAINST DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS are Defendants. The Clerk of the Court, Todd Newton will sell to the highest bidder for cash in front of the South doors of the Gilchrist County Courthouse located at 112 S Main described real property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF RANGE 14 EAST, GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA. MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF RANGE 14 EAST. FEET OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF RANGE 14 EAST, GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA. PROPERTY AND ANY PORTION OF THE SUBJECT PROPERTY THAT MAY LIE WITHIN THE ROAD RIGHTS OF WAY. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST AFTER THE SALE. WITNESS my hand and the seal of the CLERK OF THE COURT Todd Newton /s/ Sylvia Ann King Deputy Clerk ALDRIDGE | PITE, LLP Attorney for Plaintiff Delray Beach, FL 33445 Primary E-Mail: IMPORTANT AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT: If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain assistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator, Alachua County court appearance, or immediately upon before the scheduled appearance is less _____________ IN THE CIRUCIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA DRUMMOND COMMUNITY BANK, a Florida Banking Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. RODNEY B. BROWN and Defendant. _____________________/ CLERKS NOTICE OF SALE UNDER F. S. CHAPTER 45 with the Summary Final Judgment of above-styled cause, I will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the front of the south doors of the Gilchrist County Courthouse, 112 South Main described property: A tract of land lying in the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 9, Township 9 South, Range 14 East, Gilchrist County, Florida, being more particularly described as follows: Commence at the Northeast corner of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 9, Township 9 South, Range 14 East, for and as the Point of Beginning. Thence run along the East line of said Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter, S 00 E, 1286.96 feet to the North right of way line of Southwest 20th Street, thence run along said right of way line, S 89 W, 60.00 feet to the Southeast corner of Lot 1, MULBERRY ACRES, a subdivision as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, page 59 of the public records of Gilchrist County, Florida; thence be inadvertently opened upon receipt, thereby invalidating such bids and thereby resulting in exclusion from the Bids will be opened in public at 2:05 p.m. on Thursday, July 19, 2018, or as soon thereafter as practical at 209 SE 1st Street, Trenton, Florida 32693. The Commission reserves the right to waive informalities in any bid, to accept and/or reject any or all bids in whole or part, and to accept the bid that in their judgment will be in the best interest of Gilchrist County. Electronic Copies of Bid Documents Rob Davis of Dewberry | Preble-Rish at The bid must conform to Section entity crimes. Contact Rob Davis at Dewberry | PrebleRish with questions. _______________ PUBLIC NOTICE Superintendent Rob Rankin is happy to announce that free breakfast and lunch will be provided to all students in the Our schools eligibility to participate in this program will ensure that all of our students are receiving at least two nutritionally-balanced meals each day while in school. In addition, we are excited about the All students will be served breakfast and lunch at no charge at the following sites: Bell Elementary School Bell Middle/High School Trenton Elementary School Trenton Middle/High School The key to being able to continue this program is student participation, Rankin says. It is important that students eat both breakfast and lunch at school whenever possible. Parents may contact the Director of Food The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) prohibits discrimination against its customers, employees, and applicants for employment on the bases of race, color, national origin, age, disability, sex, gender identity, religion, reprisal, and where applicable, political beliefs, marital status, familial or parental status, sexual orientation, or if all or part of an individuals income is derived from any public assistance program, or protected genetic information in employment or in any program or activity conducted or funded by the Department. (Not all prohibited bases will apply to all programs and/or employment activities.) complaint of discrimination, complete the USDA Program Discrimination Complaint Form, found online at http:// may also write a letter containing all of the information requested in the form. Send your completed complaint form or letter to us by mail at U.S. Department Individuals who are deaf, hard of hearing or have speech disabilities may contact USDA through the Federal Relay Service Spanish). USDA is an equal opportunity provider and employer. _____________ 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 "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 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 Tommy Parrish 352-317-2688 PAINTING Residential/Commercial Interior/Exterior Drywall Repair CARPET CLEANING Water Restoration Services Tile and Grout Cleaning Pressure Washing CARPET CLEANING Water Restoration Services Tile and Grout Cleaning Pressure Washing PREVIOUS LEGALS can be found online. V isit our website at


Classifieds Classified Ads $5.50 Minimum for 20 Words. 10 cents each additional word. GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Email ads to Page Seven THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2018 Services The Humane Society of Gilchrist County, Inc. has SPAY/NEUTER vouchers available. They can be picked up at the Trenton Library June 29 5:30. Bring cash, no checks or credit cards accepted. Call Cindy 352-463-7364 for prices. tfnb,1-4 ----------------------------------------------A/C REPAIRS: Fast, friendly, reliable service. Repairs and replacements. Call All Seasons Heating & A/C, Inc. 1-800-5421028 or 493-4888 anytime. Mastercard & Visa accepted. Lic#CA0057426. tfnb,12-19 ----------------------------------------------DIXIE MONUMENTS 1471 NE 512 Avenue, Old Town, FL 32680. Closed Sun & Mon / Open TuesFri 9-5 Sat 9-1. Available 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 Looking for an experienced Semi truck driver. Must have a clean CDL Class A license. Hourly pay and overtime. must be able to work weekends. Hauling from Trenton in a 150 mile radius. Apply at 8400 SW 35th Ave Trenton, FL 32693. 2tb,6-14-6-21 ----------------------------------------------HICKS ASPHALT, 3 POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Dump truck driver, Class Asphalt crewman. Exp. required on all. 352-535-5479. Help Wanted AYERS HEALTH AND REHAB IS LOOKING FOR A P/T COOK WITH EXPERIENCE. These positions will be required to work all shifts. Are you hardworking, dependable, with a positive attitude? Then come join our team. Apply in person at Ayers Health and Rehab, 606 NE 7 Street, Trenton FL. EOE DFWP tfnb,5-17 ----------------------------------------------Salesperson needed at Gilchrist Building Supply. Looking for motivated, ambitious person with retail sales experience. tfnb,4-26 ----------------------------------------------Akins BBQ is now taking applications for line cooks and bussers. Will have to work some days, nights and weekends. Come and ask for Marc or call 352-3189215 to set up an interview. tfnb,4-5 ----------------------------------------------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 ----------------------------------------------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. Hunting Guides Wanted Gilchrist Club is looking for full time and seasonal hunting guides. Experience preferred in upland bird hunting with high end clientele and providing a unique, personalized experience. Additional experience developing new habitat, training dogs and instructing shotgun shooters is a plus. Hard work and long hours during the season. Salary with great Job Summary: Guide upland hunts, guide other hunts and shooting sports activities, help feed and maintain dogs and cleaning kennels, assist in dog training and conditioning, keep hunt vehicles clean and maintained to standards, help plant and maintain upland hunt courses, repair and maintain all hunt equipment, record all hunts and members and guests attending. Contact us with your bio & resume: or call 352-463-7070 to schedule an appointment. Do not come to the club without an appointment. ----------------------------------------------Loom For Sale THE FRIENDLY LOOM BY HARRISVILLE DESIGNS! NEW!! NEVER BEEN USED OR ASSEMBLED!! 300.00 DOLLARS. in. x 48 in., overall loom width 60 in., adjustable height, highest position 64 in., lowest position 44-1/2 in. Includes a weaving instruction booklet with detailed drawings and ideas for weaving projects. Made in the U.S.A. 352-440-2526. 2tp,6-21-6-28 ----------------------------------------------TRENTON APARTMENTS 718 NE 7th Place #905 Trenton, FL 32693 352-463-7106 TDD/TTY 711 2 BEDROOM UNITS AVAILABLE Rental assistance may be available. IMMEDIATE OPENINGS Equal Housing Opportunity Hay HAY FOR SALE: Large rolls, highly fertilized, net wrapped, weed free. Coastal Bermuda $50/roll. Call 352-949-0222. tfnb,7-18 ----------------------------------------------Pre-School Kids World Preschool Ages-2-12, VPK, Preschool & Afterschool. Openings available Great rates 352-463-3555. tfnb, 1-30 ----------------------------------------------Travel Opportunity SENIOR ADULT TRAVEL, INC. Israel 2019, Pigeon Forge Christmas Show Tour, New Orleans, and Scotland 2019. Faith based tour hosting, serving the North Florida area. 352-727-2268. tfnb,6-7 ----------------------------------------------Services Appliance Repair: Old Fashioned Service. All Major Brands. VISA/MC 352-284-4148. 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Page Eight THURSDAY, JUNE 21, 2018 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL AAA BUDGET TREE SERVICE 352-472-6032 800-TREES-00 Left to right, Christian Tyler Michel, Emily Noelle McConnell, Brittney Danielle Sims, and Gage Franklin Wilkerson. First Place Academy of Trenton Graduation Submitted First Place Academy of Trenton presented the Class of 2018 for graduation on Sunday, May 6, 2018. Friends and family gathered to honor our four graduates for achieving this milestone. May God richly bless these graduates in their new endeavors. First Place Academy is a ministry of First Baptist Church of Trenton. Steven Bunde Graduates from Florida Gulf Coast University Steven Bunde of Newberry, recently graduated from Florida Gulf Coast University with a BS from the Marieb College of Health & Human Services. Florida Gulf Coast University is dedicated to providing a studentcentered learning environment that offers the highest quality educational opportunities for the development of the knowledge, insights, competencies, and skills necessary for success in life and work. Trenton FFA at 2018 State Convention Group of State Star Finalists Advisor Heather Rucker, Carson Jones, Briar Mitchell, Justus Jones,Tyler Herrington, and Advisor Ashley Thoron. Lois Bachle was recognized for 5th in ornamental horticulture demon strations shown with Advisor Heather Rucker. Lauren Roberts won the High School Prepared Public Speaking event, shown with Advisor Ashley Thoron in center. Adam Smith and Makenzie Smith signed a commitment to teach agriculture. Raelin Colley was in the top 20 in the employment skills event. All the Trenton FFA Chapter members that went to the State Convention last week. SRWMD awards $37,269.52-PILT to Gilchrist County The Gilchrist County Commission listened as Hugh Thomas, Executive Director of the Suwannee River Wa ter Management District made a pre sentation and gave an update on ma jor initiatives the district is working Florida area. Mr. Thomas, a resident of the Bell area also explained the payment in lieu of taxes from the dis trict is $55,213.57, and when the an nual payment from Gilchrist County is withdrawn from the PILT program, Gilchrist County received a check for $37,269.52. The $17,944.05 is the annual payment Gilchrist County makes to the SRWMD in lieu of the paving of the portion of SW 70th St., which is the main entrance to the For Vets Park, formerly known as Otter Springs on the Suwannee River. The SRWMD Executive Direc tor reported on the districts water supply assessment from 2015-2035. Mr. Thomas pointed out that right now, the aquifer which provides our ground water is full, but the demand for this water is continually increas ing. The director presented a video presentation showing the many cost share programs the district offers for agricultural and the rivers in the district. The district has funded 26 projects since 2013 at a cost of $24.7 million dollars. There have been six agriculture programs funded at $12.4 million dollars. The district estimates that 12 million gallons of water a day has been saved as a part of these district assistance programs. The district estimates that 38 million gallons of water has been returned to the aquifer through the recharge process. Thomas pointed out that Gilchrist County has an extensive area that is considered high recharge to the aquifer. The district estimates that 2.4 million pounds of nutrient load reduction has been reduced as a part of the nutrient load management program in the SRWMD. The Execu tive Director reported that the district has a new groundwater model that is now being utilized by the district. The SRWMD is also in the process of developing new information involv for water within the 15 county area of North Central Florida. The district is identifying Water for Nature, and Water for People. --Mike Roth, President of Our Santa Fe River, told the Commission that he had provided staff with infor mation to allow Gilchrist County to put together a letter that identi tion to the phosphate mining that is being considered for development in Union and Bradford counties. I wish the Commissioners would take it upon themselves to take a stand and protect the rivers and the people in this county by opposing this min ing development. The president of Our Santa Fe River had six Alachua county students individually address the Commission and ask the board to oppose the mining development in order to save the natural springs and the beautiful nature tourism that is being enjoyed by so many people that visit North Central Florida. Alachua County Commissioner, Ken Cornell asked the Commission to oppose the phosphate mining development in north central Florida. The Commis sioner explained that our sister coun ty is welcome to access and use in formation that has been accumulated and studies conducted by the Alachua County Environmental Resource de partment if they need information to base their decision on the proposed phosphate mining permits in Union and Bradford counties. Commission Chairman Harrison thanked the students for their presen tations to the Commission during the Public Participation portion of the agenda. The Commission took no ac tion on the requests before the meet ing was adjourned at 6:40 p.m. Carson Jones, Tyler Herrington, Justus Jones earned their state FFA degrees.