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Gilchrist County journal

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Gilchrist County journal
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Trenton, FL
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Gilchrist County Journal, John M. Ayers II - Publisher
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United States -- Florida -- Gilchrist -- Trenton
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Began in 1933.

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Serving Gilchrist County and Surrounding Area for over 87 Years 207 North Main Street, Trenton, Florida 32693 Vol. 88 No. 24 Phone (352) 463-7135 Fax (352) 463-7393 www.gilchristcountyjournal.net Thursday, November 8, 2018 Price 50 $25.00 Digital Only, $25.00 Gilchrist County $30.00 Tri-County Area, $40.00 Out of Area November 8, 2018 THE GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL WAS PLACED IN THE MAIL TO ALL SUBSCRIBERS ON WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON. IF IT ARRIVES LATE, PLEASE CONTACT YOUR POSTMASTER. Guilty! Guilty! Guilty! Porter receives 2 Life sentences plus 30 Years were cut short, and lots of delays, on Monday November 5th, Michael Darnell Porter was sentenced. After of Joyce Burrow of Bell, Porter received two Life in Prison sentences, to be served one after another for the First Degree Murder and Burglary of an Occupied Dwelling. In addition, he was given 30 years for the Sexual Battery conviction. He will also be The case began during the early morning hours of July 24, 2013, when then 53 year old Michael Darnell Porter broke into the back door of Burrows home with a screw driver. Joyce Burrow did not know Porter and was not associated with him in any way before he broke into her home. He bound Burrow with her clothing and battered and raped her. He then left her bound while he washed the sheets with the intent to destroy his DNA. He also used a sponge to try and remove his DNA from a stain on the bed. Apparently while Porter was busy trying to destroy the DNA, the road trying to reach the home of her nephew. Porter ran her down and ran over her several times with his F150 pick up truck. As a result of her injuries, which included many broken bones, she lay dying in the road. After hearing a noise, her nephew John White turned on the porch light and found his Aunt Joyce laying in the road near his home. The Whites called 911 and while Heather White was still on the phone with 911, Joyce Burrow said He broke in, He raped me, and I ran from him. All her statements were recorded on the 911 call tape. Her very words may have played a huge part in convicting her murderer, Michael Darnell Porter. The week long trial began on Monday October 29, and lasted until the jury returned a guilty verdict on all three counts on Friday afternoon. While in deliberation the jury asked to hear the 911 call a second time and then deliberated once again returning around 4 p.m. with their verdict. Circuit Court Judge Phillip A. Pena waited until the family returned to the courtroom at 4:35 before the verdict Michael Porter as he is leaving the Gilchrist County courtroom on Monday. was read. Guilty on all three counts, of First Degree Murder, Burglary of an Occupied Dwelling and Sexual Battery. After the verdict was read Porter looked at his attorneys and laughed. Judge Pena thanked the Jury for their service and hard work, telling the jury it had been a long week for everyone. After the jury returned with the guilty verdict on Friday afternoon November 2, Gilchrist County Sheriff Bobby Schultz said, Law enforcement has worked so hard on this case. Sheriff Schultz talked about how the mutual agencies had worked together as one team to see their mission of getting a conviction completed. Sheriff Schultz said, Robert Willis and Glynn Bryan and done an amazing job with the trial. He went on to say how grateful and verdict. He also asked the citizens of Gilchrist County to keep praying for Ms. Joyces family, saying, This is the beginning phase for her family to heal. On Monday afternoon November 5, Porter entered the courtroom dressed in orange prison attire and escorted by Gilchrist County Deputies. Porter sat and listened as several members of Joyce Burrows family read about what a wonderful daughter and mother she was. Her sister Denise Miller wrote, Joyce was a sister, best friend, beloved aunt and daughter. She was our mothers companion, they did everything together. Our father thinks he could have protected her if he had been there. This has broken him. She had a beautiful life before she was bound, raped and ran over twice by Porter. She requested that the Judge give him the maximum sentence. Joyce Burrows son, Jason recalled his last conversation with his mother when she said that all she wanted from life was to be a good grandmother and to take care of her parents who are 85 and 82 years old. He talked about how Porter had stared at his family throughout each trial. Then he told those who gathered in the courtroom, My family and this community will not back down, we want justice served. Judge Pena said before he sentenced Porter that this is a civilized society and we should be able to live in our homes and feel safe. He went on to describe the events of the evening when Joyce Burrow was murdered. Judge Pena said the jury heard her dying words and returned a guilty verdict. The judge looked at Porter and said, But nothing we do here today will take away the pain you have caused. Then Judge Pena gave him the maximum sentence allowed by law for all three charges. As everyone was leaving the courtroom Burrows sister, Denise Miller said, The family would like to thank the Gilchrist County FDLE, Robert Willis, Glenn Bryan, Carla Coarsey, the jury and all the witnesses who had to come to court again and again for each trial. Assistant State Attorney Robert Willis and Assistant State Attorney Glenn Bryan prosecuted the case and have worked tirelessly on all aspects of the trial. I am very pleased with the verdict. It was very important to me, and Co-counsel Glenn Bryan, to not only obtain justice for Joyce but to also honor her memory in the process. Sadly, the guilty verdict in this case cannot undo the harm and hurt done by the Defendant, but at least he will never again be free to harm anyone else. Assistant State Attorney Willis said that one of the hardest things for him personally was how Porter glared at the witnesses, the Burrow family, and law enforcement during court. His callous demeanor was shocking, Willis said. He also talked about the delays in the trial being hard on everyone involved, although he understood how necessary the delays were to prevent the case from coming back on an appeal in the future. Willis said he felt that matching Porters DNA with a stain on the bed Florida Farm Bureau has presented Adam and Ashley Cook of Gilchrist County with its 2018 Achievement in Agriculture Award. The award rec ognizes Young Farmers and Ranch ers for their skill at farm production, development of the enterprise and service to Farm Bureau and the local community. eration farmers who both grew up in farming. Their family farm, Cook Farm, is a cow/calf operation and grows custom grass, provides cus tom harvesting and corn sales, tim ber management and guided turkey hunts. On winning the award Adam said he and Ashley are honored to receive such a recognition. This award adds validity towards the dreams and goals we have been working towards as a couple managing the farm. Florida Farm Bureau President John Hoblick presented the Achieve ment in Agriculture Award to Adam and Ashley Cook during Florida Farm Bureaus 2018 Annual Meet ing in St. Augustine at the Presidents Award Banquet Oct. 24. As Floridas Achievement in Ag riculture Award winner the Cooks will receive a $500 check and a 2019 Ford F-150 pick-up truck, courtesy of Southern Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Companies. They will also receive an all-expense paid trip to the 2019 American Farm Bureau An nual Meeting in New Orleans, La., Jan. 11-16, to represent the Sunshine State in the national Achievement in Agriculture Award Competition. Learn more about the Cooks diverse operation by visiting https://vimeo. com/285885898. Florida Farm Bureau is the Sun shine States largest general agricul tural organization with more than 147,000 member-families represent ing Farm Bureaus in 60 counties. We serve to enhance farm enterprise and improve rural communities. Adam and Ashley Cook receive Florida Farm Bureaus 2018 Achieve ment in Agriculture Award from FFB President John Hoblick. Adam and Ashley Cook win coveted Statewide Honor from Farm Bureau Left to Right, Chief Judge Toby S. Monaco, Judge Denise R. Ferrero, Judge Monica J. Brasington, Judge Sheree H. Lancaster, Alice Kinsey, Court Administrator Paul Silverman, Judge Donna M. Keim, Judge Joseph E. Smith, Howell Lancaster and Judge James P. Nilon. Alice Kinsey honored with retirement reception Judge Sheree Lancaster hosted a retirement celebration for her long time Judicial Assistant Alice Kinsey on Wednesday, October 31. Judge Lancaster shared about Kinseys ca reer with a large group of judges and judicial assistants, current and retired from the 8th Circuit. Kinseys work with the court system began when she became the Judicial Assistant for the late Judge Ed Philman after Ha zel Bryant retired. Kinsey was hired by Judge Philman back in 2004 and started to work for Judge Lancaster in 2012. Judge Lancaster said I feel very blessed and honored that Alice agreed to work with me after I be came judge. Judge Lancaster went on to say that she had been dreading Kinseys last day of work for a long time. Several of the judges who attended the reception spoke about Kinseys dedication to her job, her honesty and organization, as well as ability to be a leader and role model. Kinsey enjoyed sharing the event with her many friends in the Judicial system and her three sisters. Lyndsay Ayers began work as the new Judicial Assistant for Judge Lan caster last week. Ayers has worked for the past 17 years. Good cakes, horseshoe crosses, and lots of good home cooking went a long way in making the Annual Bell FFA Shin-Dig a success. Parents, family and friends of Bell FFA came out to support the students and Alumni as Matt Westmoreland auctioned off some wonderful student made crafts and lots of cakes, cupcakes and candy. Heather Class, Bell FFA Alumni president thanked everyone for coming out to the event and their continued support of the Alumni and students. Students and Alumni decorated the Bell lunchroom with a Farm Fresh theme this year which included a fresh vegetable stand. N & B Farms grew the fresh vegetables used to decorate for the event. Funds from this annual Shin-Dig are used for a yearly scholarship and to help pay for trips and events that Bell FFA participates in throughout the year. Bell FFA Alumnis big Shin-Dig a success Corbin Holder Senior FFA Chapter Presdient and Kinleigh Cooper Middle FFA Chapter President are shown at the Shin-Dig Big voter turnout! On the day before the polls open throughout Gilchrist County, 29.84% of registered voters had already voted in the November 6, General Election. Some 1,800 early votes and 1,706 mail in ballots were returned for a to election day. The county has 11,800 registered voters. A full breakdown on votes at each precinct in the coun ty will be printed in next weeks Gil christ County Journal. Bell and Trenton to play in Volleyball Bell and Trenton will face-off on Saturday, October 10 at 2 p.m. in Trenton at the Old Gym. This game will determine the 2018 FHSAA winners in Class 1A. On October 30, Bell beat Hilliard to to advance. The winner of Saturdays match will play the winner of the Sneads and Blountstown match for the State Championship Title. The Championship game will be played on November 16 at 1 p.m. at Suncoast Credit Union Arena in Fort Myers. Continued on page 3 Michael McElroy, one of the many cake buyers, is shown with Blake Velie who baked a great coconut cake.

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Page Two THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018 GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Gilchrist County Journal USPS-218-620 PUBLISHED EVERY THURSDAY IN GILCHRIST COUNTY, 207 N. MAIN TRENTON, FLORIDA Less than 75% advertising We reserve the right to shorten articles, letters, etc. and delete any part or leave out in its entirety if we judge such to be offensive. SUBSCRIPTION RATES $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 11/8 to 11/14 for the mouth of the Suwannee River Th High 1:17 AM 3.5 Low 8:24 AM -0.5 8 High 2:34 PM 3.1 Low 8:25 PM 1.0 F High 1:48 AM 3.5 Low 9:01 AM -0.5 9 High 3:15 PM 3.0 Low 8:59 PM 1.2 Sa High 2:19 AM 3.4 Low 9:38 AM -0.4 10 High 3:55 PM 2.8 Low 9:33 PM 1.3 Su High 2:52 AM 3.3 Low 10:14 AM -0.2 11 High 4:36 PM 2.7 Low 10:09 PM 1.4 M High 3:28 AM 3.3 Low 10:53 AM 0.0 12 High 5:21 PM 2.6 Low 10:50 PM 1.5 Tu High 4:09 AM 3.1 Low 11:36 AM 0.2 13 High 6:12 PM 2.5 Low 11:40 PM 1.5 W High 5:00 AM 2.9 Low 12:26 PM 0.4 14 High 7:10 PM 2.5 The CHS Class of 1978 have planned a Class Reunion for Satur day, November 10, 2018. Come ear ly, Stay late! 6 p.m. until Join us for our cook-out party, bring the whole family. Meat will be provided please bring side dishes, desserts and favorite drinks. Please bring enough drinks to share. A table will be available for class memorabilia. Please call for location and any other questions, 352-339-3336 or 352-870-9302. 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 $25.00 SPORTS PHYSICALS Same Day or Prescheduled Need A Sign? Call Gilchrist County Journal (352) 463-7135 Socials Happy Birthday wishes to Andrew Henley and Brigitte Odom on November 8th; Ryan Brown, Alicia Cummings, Tom Portar, Woodrow Smith and Lori Watson on November 9th; Veronica Eisele, Angie McKenzie, Frankie DeSalvo and Melissa Bivens on November 10th; Van Hagen, Katelyn Jenkins, Nancy Rogers, Linda Peteres, Don McCleskey, Carsen Josey McKenzie and Margo Haytock on November 11th; Sandra Chesser, Debra Bown, Peter Smith, Selena Riess, Terry Ozment, Kevin Rogers and Madeleine Land on November 12th; Shane Davis, Ed Craft, Jimmie Elmore, Mike John, Travis Langford and Hayden Pruitt on November 13th; Sean Beach, Breon Sims and John Spears on November 14th. Happy Anniversary wishes Mr. and Mrs. Joey Holder on November 10th. deer, an 8 point buck with a crossbow, in Gilchrist County on Novem ber 1, 2018. Trenton High School Interact Treasurer Nolan Frazier paints the Interact joins in the Rotary Purple Pinkie Fun! By Holly Creel Every fall the Gilchrist Rotary Club holds its annual fundraiser in our public elementary schools to raise monies to eradicate polio in oth er countries. Polio is a crippling and sometimes deadly disease that for tunately, due to vaccination efforts, no longer exists in the United States. But there are several countries that still have cases of polio and the only strategy to ensure world-wide eradi cation of the disease is to provide much-needed vaccines to those coun tries. Rotary International has been a leader in the work to provide vac cines and erase polio from the globe, once and for all! What was great about this years campaign was that our Interact stu dents from Bell and Trenton High Schools joined in the fun and helped tradition began in other countries where the vaccination volunteers would paint the childrens pinkie purple with a harmless dye, Gentian violet, so they would know which child had already been vaccinated and would not inadvertently admin ister a second dose. Our fundraising effort, started by Rotarian Lowell Chesborough years ago, emulates that idea and for every dollar the child contributes a pinkie is painted purple. Some children even had ten purple pinkies! The Interact students were a huge help and really added to the enthusiasm and excitement of the day. Helping with Purple Pinkie is just one of several community ser vice projects the Interact Clubs will be involved with for this school year. Between the two schools, over $600 was raised for this important cause. The Gilchrist Rotary Club thanks the parents, teachers and stu dents who helped make this years program another great success and a fun time. D. Ray Harrison Jr. to be honored with Retirement Celebration County Commissioner D. Ray Harrison, Jr. will be honored with a retirement celebration on Monday, November 12, from 2 to 3 p.m. The event will be held at the Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners Board Room, located at 210 S. Main Street in Trenton. Commissioner Harrison has spent as a Trenton City Commissioner, then as the County Property Appraiser and for the last 12 years as a County Commissioner in Gilchrist County. The public is invited to attend this event and help D. Ray celebrate his retirement. Submitted Please join us on 11/13, Tues day, from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m. for brunch and our monthly meeting. Kind of a getting to know you agenda. Well review topics covered in the last year and hope to plan for future meet ings. Thanks for what youre do ing!! We want to help in practical ways and encourage you with 9183. Childcare provided.

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GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Three THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018 By Cindy Jo Ayers 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 Hunt's Pest Control, Inc. GET RID OF: Cockroaches Waterbugs German Roaches Ants and other Household Pests WE DO TERMITE INSPECTIONS Phone 493-1051 493-4772 "We send 'em packing!" 7239 S.W. 80th Avenue Trenton, Florida 32693 homes@lesliesapp.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 Halloween a Huge Success at Ayers By Tiffany Jones It is hard to believe that Hallow een has come and gone. This years Winnie the Pooh safe place to trick or treat at Ayers Health and Rehabilita tion Center was a big success. Thank you to everyone who donated candy and volunteered their time to make it possible. Our residents enjoyed this inter-generational opportunity seeing everyone dressed up to trick or treat. We appreciate you coming and hope that you enjoyed it as well. Frances Martin, Jane Horrox and Lydia Harrell with Lily Buckles trick or treating. Can you believe Thanksgiving is just two weeks away? It will be Christmas before we know it. Seems like when October rolls around time moves so fast that its New Years Day before anyone can blink. I love this time of year, when we take time to be thankful and when we remember the true meaning of Christ mas is the birth of our savior Jesus. It warms my heart to mix up a batch of Mommas Holiday cook ies while wearing the purple apron she made me. Shelling pecans with a fresh baked pecan pie in mind for Thanksgiving day is a way to make my holidays special. The older I become the more im portant spending time with our fam ily is to me. So as we head into this busy time, lets take a deep breath, jump right in and make the most of this special season. --When planning the menu for Thanksgiving and Christmas I often include that old Southern standby Ambrosia. But, this year I may try something a little different. The fol lowing creamy fruit salad is tasty and very easy to make. Creamy Fruit Salad 1 (10-ounce) can pineapple chunks, drained 1 (11-ounce) can mandarin oranges, drained 1 medium apple, cored and chopped in small pieces 1 cup grapes, halved 2 cups fresh strawberries, halved 1/2 cup shredded coconut Dressing 1 8-ounce package cream cheese 3/4 cup sour cream 1/2 cup sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla Combine the fruit in a large bowl, tossing well. Stir in the coconut. In a medium bowl mix the cream cheese, sour cream, sugar and vanil la together. Pour over fruit and toss well. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours meld together. Serve chilled. Porter receives 2 Life sentences plus 30 Years was crucial in this case. Only one person in 400 quadrillion has the same DNA as another, or in another words only one in 54 times the total population of the earth has that exact DNA. Willis also said that everyone involved in the case could not have done a better job. He praised the jury for listening and using good old fashioned common sense to conclude a guilty verdict. After Porter was sentenced and the State of Florida Department of Corrections in Lake Butler, to begin spending the rest of his life in prison. Michael Darnell Porter is a violent criminal. Hes been married four times and works as a long distance truck driver. In 1988, he was convicted of sexual assault, kidnapping and robbery of a woman who did not know him in Pasco County. Though he was sentenced to life in prison without Continued from page 1 the possibility of parole, Porter was released in 2002, after serving 15 years in prison. After a federal appeals court overturned Porters against former Pasco County Sheriff Bob White, saying that investigators covered up evidence that would have cleared him. Porter has been in and out of trouble with local authorities since moving to the tri-county area. In 2006, a Gilchrist County woman, who Porter was reportedly living injunction for protection against domestic violence. Eleven days later the woman withdrew her petition. In Levy County, Porter has had four arrests, including a Christmas Day battery charge in 2011. Ms. Joyce was a much loved and well known member of the community. She worked for over 20 years at the Hitchcocks food store in Trenton and lived in Bell. Front left to right are Miranda Gartin, Cheyenne Wallen, Sydney Henderson, Carleigh Newsom, Janice Nazworth, Laina Teague, and Terri Trail. Middle row left to right, Kesha Harvey, Linda Woodcock, Braley Gilchrist Soil and Water Conservation District Submitted Gilchrist Soil and Water Conser vation District (GSWCD) held their Speech Contest on October 30, 2018 at the Gilchrist County School Board Meeting room. The contestants were Austin Bagby, Sydney Henderson, Miranda Gartin, Cheyenne Wallen, Braley Hines, Audrey Thomas, Laina Teague, Carleigh Newsom, Janice The theme was Life in the Soil: Dig Deeper. The contestants did a won derful job on their speeches. Thank you to the judges Kesha Har vey, Terri Trail, and Linda Woodcock. Thank you to Barton Wilder for be ing our time keeper and the Gilchrist County School Board for providing the meeting rooms. The MC was Jack Cook who is the GSWCD vice chairperson. The 1st Place winner was Braley Hines, 2nd place Austin Bagby, and ulations to the Winners.

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Page Four GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018 By Angie Land Heart Matters Esther, Week 9: Sleepless nights A good nights sleep is something we can all appreciate. Whether you have struggled through working a night shift, rocked babies to sleep after 2 am feedings, or just suffer from occasional insomnia, we all know the longing to be able to just get some rest. Not many things are more frustrating than watching the clock tick closer and closer to morning, knowing it is going to be a tough day without any sleep? However, sometimes in the midst of our frustration God can shed light on some things we are just too busy to consider in the daylight hours. For example, replaying a conversation in your mind can give God just the right opportunity to remind you that an apology is warranted for your sharp response to someone. Or, perhaps, someone crosses your mind that you havent talked to recently and you feel an urgency to give them a call the next day. In the quiet, we can often hear God speak more clearly. Without the distractions of the day, we can focus on how we need to respond to what we hear Him say. I believe that God uses these times to call us back to His purposes in very intentional ways. As we return to our study of uses sleepless nights even in the lives of those who do not know Him. Last week we looked in as Esther hosted a banquet for the King and Haman. For the second time since she approached him in the throne room, King Xerxes asked Esther to tell him her request. Her request was for he and Haman to return the next day to another banquet with the promise that she would tell him her real request. I dont know about you, but that fully explains the 6: On that night the king could not sleep. Have you ever had someone call and ask to meet with you tomorrow to discuss something? For crying out loud, tell me now! I am convinced King Xerxes spent that night imagining all the things a Queen could request. By this time in our story, Esther had so he knew this was not her typical mode of operation. Something was killing him. Interestingly, I found that I have something in common with the king! When I cant sleep, I read. Technically, he had someone read to him, which is a perk of being king, I suppose. (I dont think my husband would be thrilled if I woke him up to read to me when I cant sleep.) So what happens next gives us a clear picture of Gods timing at work. As the chronicles were read, the account of Mordecais tip to the king about the plot on his life (2:21) was brought to the kings remembrance and he learned that no honor was given to Mordecai for this act of loyalty. Wanting to correct this immediately, he tells his servant to send in someone from the court to help him. In the meantime, Haman has arrived early to the palace to see the King on an urgent matter. If you recall, on the advice of his wife and friends, Haman has instructed workers to build gallows on which he intends to see Mordecai hanged. (5:14) Timing. Gods timing. Haman intended evil toward Gods people, and God intervenes. Not only is Gods plan to rescue His people, He will honor them and bring down their enemies. Sounds to me like a pretty good deal in exchange for a sleepless night. 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 6:00 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 Clubhouse Rentals for Weddings and other events Gilchrist Womans Club Call Connie at 463-3194. 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 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 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 ben.colson@ffbic.com "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 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. SMITH SALES & SERVICES, INC. HEAT & AIR ONE CALL DOES IT ALL! ELECTRICAL Sales, Service & Installation All Makes & Models Residential & Commercial Service Installation RA0016184 ER0004960 Community anksgiving Dinner This Saturday, November 10th, from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Spring Ridge Church will host a Com munity Thanksgiving Dinner. This meal is being served at no charge as a gift to our community, and is open to anyone who would like to come. We especially wish to invite those who are in need and may not be able to afford a nice Thanksgiving dinner this year, or those who may be liv ing alone and have no family to share Thanksgiving with. A home-cooked meal will be served with turkey, ham, and all the trimmings, including pumpkin and sweet potato pies for dessert. Spring Ridge Church is located on Poe Springs Road (CR 340), 7 miles west of High Springs. Come join us for this wonderful day of great food and fellowship. Halloween Fun! Dollar General employees Ginny Derber, Michelle Coile and Maritza Jones. Alice in Wonderland at Capital City Bank, Sabrina Emmons, Shannon OBrien, Geri Cruze, Denise Hudson, and Kristi Jones. Charlottes Web at Drummond Bank, Amy Owens, Amanda Brown, Patricia Yates, Kelly Vanderheyden, Jan Harris, and Michael Downing. Upcoming local events A Veterans Day Parade will be held in Trenton on Monday, November 12 at 10 a.m. The parade will travel down US Hwy. 129/Main Street. For more information email cvso@ The Gilchrist County Womans Club will be hosting their Annual Veterans Day Breakfast at the club house located off Hwy. 339 just past the Gilchrist County Jail. Breakfast will be served on Veterans Day from 7 a.m. until 9:30. Breakfast for the Veterans and their spouses are free and all others are asked to make a donation. The Bell Christmas Parade will be held on December 1. For more information contact Michelle Rose at 463-6288. Fanning Springs Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 2018 Festival of Lights on the Suwannee River on Saturday, December 1. Christmas On Main Street in Trenton will be December 6, 2018, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. For more info please contact Stephanie Douglas at 352-463-3467. Bell Elementary Schools Winter Festival will be held on December 7, at the school. Newberry Fall Festival to be held Saturday, Nov. 17 The Newberry Main Street Organi zation, Inc. will be hosting the 12th annual Newberry Fall Festival on Saturday, November 17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. The event will be held at the Sea board/Keene Drive located in Down town Newberry. The festival will feature arts and craft booths, bounce houses, face painting, music, dancers, food, pony rides and a petting zoo. Come out and enjoy the Fall fun in historic down town Newberry. North Florida Livestock Report Wednesday, November 1, 2018 The USDA LPGMN price report is and grades of livestock offered for sale. There may be instances where guidelines and therefore will not be included in the report. Prices are reported on an FOB basis, unless otherwise noted. Check us out on the web at www. market report, news and upcoming net. You can watch our Cattle Sale live every week at www.lmaauctions. com. AUCTION Total Receipts: 691 Week Ago 559 Year Ago 0 Feeder Cattle: Receipts -425 (62%) Week Ago 409 (73%) Slaughter Cattle: Total Receipts 122 (18%) Week Ago 51 (9%) Replacement 144 (21%) Week Ago 99 (18%) Feeder cattle supply included 12 percent steers, 50 percent heifers and 38 percent bulls. Feeder cattle supply over 600 lbs was 0 percent. FEEDER CATTLE Medium and Large #1 STEERS: LOW: HIGH: AVG: 460-480, 144.00, 152.00, (148.09) 510-545, 140.00, 146.00, (141.43) Medium and Large #2 310-325, 148.00, 158.00, (152.88) 460-480, 132.00, 140.00, (135.91) HEIFERS: Medium and Large #1 265-275, 143.00, 150.00, (146.44) 360-380, 128.00, 132.00, (129.00) 410-440, 126.00, 128.00, (126.96) 520-540, 108.00, 112.00, (109.96) HEIFERS: Medium and Large #2 310-335, 130.00, 132.00, (130.13) 410-430, 116.00, 118.00, (116.98) 460-480, 105.00, 108.00, (106.23) 515-540, 100.00, 102.00, (100.98) HEIFERS: Medium and Large #3 310-340, 109.00, 112.00, (109.62) BULLS: 250-265, 170.00, 180.00, (174.85) 305-335, 160.00, 170.00, (165.21) 360-380, 148.00. 158.00, (151.21) 415-440, 152.00, 156.00, (153.94) BULLS Medium and Large 2 215-230, 160.00, 165.00, (162.42) 255-275, 158.00, 160.00, (158.96) 420-440, 142.00, 148.00, (146.55) SLAUGHTER CATTLE COWS 960-1095, 34.00, 38.00, ( 35.87) 1165-1280, 41.00, 41.00, ( 41.00) 1405-1585, 36.00, 42.00, ( 36.77) REPLACEMENT CATTLE 965-1060, 60.00, 68.00, ( 65.50) 975-1100, 48.00, 55.00, ( 51.71)

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Page Five GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018 Previous obituaries can be found at gilchristcountyjournal.net Obituaries Come out and enjoy a fun day of crafts, food and the Town of Bell 38th Annual Christmas Parade "HOMETOWN CHRISTMAS" December 1 2:00 pm Craft and Food Vendor Booths are FREE Town of Bell Lighting Ceremony November 30 6:00 pm 8:00 pm There will be Free Horse and Buggy rides and Entertainment along with lots of giveaways. Come out and enjoy all of the Hometown Festivities. For more information, please contact the Bell City Hall at 352-463-6288 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 18000047CAAXMX U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE UNDER THE POOLING AND SERVICING AGREEMENT DATED AS OF OCTOBER 1, 2004, 2004-CB7 TRUST, C-BASS MORTGAGE LOAN ASSET-BACKED CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2004-CB7 Plaintiff, vs. JAY KEVIN SPEARMAN A/K/A JAY K. SPEARMAN A/K/A JAY KEVIN SPEARMEN A/K/A JAY SPEARMAN; et al., Defendant(s). ______________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Carolyn Spearman A/K/A Carolyn J Spearman A/K/A Carolyn Jean Cox Last Known Residence: 8789 Southwest 83rd Avenue, Trenton, FL 32693 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Gilchrist County, Florida: LOTS 9, 12, 13 & 16, BLOCK 14, SUWANNEE RIVER SUBDIVISION, AS PER ORIGINAL PLAT THEREOF RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 1, PAGE 1, IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH A 1998 SPEA DOUBLEWIDE MOBILE HOME ID# OW60624A TITLE #75752691 AND MOBILE HOME ID # OW60624B TITLE # 75752692 required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on ALDRIDGE | PITE, LLP, Plaintiffs attorney, at 1615 South Congress Avenue, Suite 200, Delray Beach, FL 33445, on or before the clerk of this court either before service on Plaintiffs attorney or immediately thereafter; otherwise a default will be entered against you for the relief demanded in the complaint or petition. Dated on Oct. 30, 2018 As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ S. King As Deputy Clerk (Clerk of Circuit Court Seal) P ublish Nov. 8 and 15, 2018b _____________ Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS ADA SIDEWALK and HANDICAP PARKING Located at Hart Springs, 4240 SW 86th Avenue, Bell Fl 32619. All Applicants must contact Mitchell Gentry at 352-463-3444 to visually inspect work area no later than November 20, 2018 to be allowed to bid. Applicant requirements; ADA sidewalk to join boardwalk, handicap picnic shelters, and existing sidewalk at Hart Springs Bid grading, root removal, compaction, and forming for sidewalk, along with linear feet for each type of sidewalk Estimated 160 of 4 wide x 6 thick Estimated 75 of 6 wide x 6 thick Estimated 1100 of 4 wide x 4 thick Bid handicap parking 20 x 30 x 5 handicap parking slab. (Stripping not required, slab only) Applicant Insurance requirements; (If award bid must provide the following) liability insurance in the amount of $1,000,000.00 or more naming Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners as additional insured. 2) Applicants must provide work comp coverage required by State Law and Gilchrist County Policy and Procedure naming Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners as additional insured. Proposal; Proposal must be on the Hart Springs ADA Sidewalk Bid Sheet, available on the Gilchrist County Web Site (gilchrist. Administrator located at 209 SE 1st. Street, Trenton, FL. Proposal must be marked Hart Springs ADA SIDEWALK sealed and delivered to Bobby Crosby, Gilchrist County Administrator, 209 SE First Street, Trenton, Fl 32693, by hand or delivery service no later than: November 29, 2018 at 2:00 p.m. local time. Questions regarding this RFP should be addressed in writing and submitted no later than November 20, 2018 to: Bobby Crosby Gilchrist County Administrator 209 SE First Street Trenton, Florida 32693 (352) 463-3198 Gilchrist County adheres to the Americans with Disabilities Act and will make accommodations for access to county services, programs and activities. Please contact (352) 463-3169 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida Relay Service (800) 955-8771. Gilchrist County reserves the right to accept or reject any and all proposals submitted in response to this Request for Proposals, and the right to waive any technical irregularities or immaterial defects in a proposal that does not affect the fairness of the competition, and the right to re-advertise for bids when determined by the Board to be in the interests of the County. A written contract for service to be rendered will be required of the successful applicant. Publish November 8 and 15, 2018b _____________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA Case No.: 21-2018-CA-000006 DRUMMOND COMMUNITY BANK, a Florida Banking Corporation, Plaintiff, vs. RODNEY B. BROWN and VICKY M. BROWN, husband and wife. Defendant. _________________________/ AMENDED CLERKS NOTICE OF SALE UNDER F.S. CHAPTER 45 NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pur suant to an Order Rescheduling Fore closure Sale dated Oct. 25, 2018, in the 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 Street, Trenton, Florida, 32693 at 11:00 am on Jan. 28, 2019 the following de scribed property: A tract of land lying in the South west Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 9, Township 9 South, Range 14 East, Gilchrist County, Florida, be ing more particularly described as fol lows: Commence at the Northeast corner of the Southwest Quarter of the South east 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, MULBER RY ACRES, a subdivision as per plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 3, page 59 of the public records of Gilchrist County, Florida; thence run along the East line of said Lot 1, and the North erly 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 afore said Southwest Quarter of Southeast; thence run along the North line of said Southwest Quarter of Southeast Quar ter, N 89 E, 658.79 feet to the Point of Beginning, all lying and being in Gilchrist County, Florida. Together with a 2001 FTWD Mo bile Home bearing ID#S FL FL170A29002AV21 / FLFL 170B29002AV21 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 days after the sale. Dated: Oct. 31, 2018 Todd Newton Clerk of Court (Clerk of Circuit Court Seal) By: /s/ S. King Deputy Clerk CERTIFICATE OF SERVICE I CERTIFY that a true and correct copy of the foregoing Amended Notice of Sale under F.S. Chapter 45 has been furnished by United States Mail on 10-31, 2018 to each of the following: Gary S. Edinger, Esq. Attorney for Defendants, Rodney B. Brown and Vicky M. Brown, by EMail Service to: GSEdinger12@gmail. com and GSEdinger@aol.com and to Norm D. Fugate, P.A. Attorney for Florida 32696 and by E-Mail Service to: norm@normdfugatepa.com and to ce lia@normdfugatepa.com /S/ S. King Deputy Clerk Publish November 8 and 15, 2018b Mr. Harold Joseph Angermeier Harold Joseph Angermeier, 92, of Archer passed away Friday, October 26, 2018. Mr. Angermeier was born in Mount Clemens, MI to the late George and Katherine Angermeier on September 10, 1926. He served in the United States Army. Mr. Angermeier was Director of Social Services for Pinellas County. He enjoyed football, reading, doing amateur magic and talking politics. He was a member of the St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. He was also a member of the Knights of Columbus, VFW, American Legion and Amvets. He is survivied by his wife, Susanne Angermeier of Archer; sons, Jonathan (Susan) Angermeier of Astatula and Thomas (Paula) Angermeier of Greenville, SC; daughters, Anne Marie (Michael) Patterson of Pensacola and Lynn (Jeffrey) Varner of Archer; grandchildren, Christopher (Alecia) Patterson, Ted Angermeier, Shelby Varner, Mary Elizabeth Patterson, Joseph Angermeier, Mia Varner and Louisa Angermeier; brother, Rudolph Angermeier of Avon Park. Funeral services were held at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Friday, November 2, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. Visitation was one hour prior to the service from 9-10 a.m. Interment followed at Florida National Cemetery, 6505 SW 102nd Ave., Bushnell. Arrangements have been placed under the care of Rick Gooding City. Please sign the online guest book at rickgoodingfuneralhomes. com. _____________________ Mr. Rayburn Corbin Rayburn Corbin, 78, of Steinhatchee passed away Friday, November 2, 2018. Mr. Corbin was born February 11, 1940 in Jena to the late William and Magalene Corbin. He was a self a lifelong resident of Dixie County. side by side. He was a member of the House of Prayer in Horseshoe. Mr. Corbin is survived by his wife, Marion of Steinhatchee; sons, Ray Thomas (Trudale) Corbin of Daphne, Alabama, Rodney Howell (Lisa) Corbin of Old Town and Joseph Corbin, Sr. of Jena; daughter, April Padgett (Clint Buckley); 14 grandchildren and 19 greatgrandchildren; brothers, Robert Corbin of Gulfport, Mississippi, Benny Corbin and Theadus Corbin, both of Jena; sisters, Patsy Highsmith and Vivian Daniels, both of Cross City. A visitation will be held for Mr. Corbin on Friday, November 9, 2018 at Rick Gooding Funeral Home between the hours of 6-8 p.m. Arrangements have been placed under the care of Rick Gooding Funeral Home Cross City and book at rickgoodingfuneralhomes. com. _____________________ Mr.Virgil Ezekiel Davis Virgil Ezekiel Davis, 79, of Trenton passed away Saturday, October 27, 2018. Mr. Davis was born to Richard and Mary Louise Davis on November 29, 1938. He served in the United States Army. Mr. Davis was a mechanic for the Levy County School District, and enjoyed doing mechanics as a hobby, also Blue Grass music. He was a member of Joppa Baptist Church in Trenton. Mr. Davis is survived by his wife of 57 years, Joyce Ann Davis of Trenton; son, Virgil (Dana) Davis (Leslie) Sapp of Trenton and Angela (Aaron) Gay of Colonial Heights, Virginia; brothers, Lynwood Ray Davis of Cario, Georgia and William Daniel Davis of Leesburg; sister, Virginia Faircloth of Cario, Georgia; grandchildren, Ashley Davis, Amanda (Spencer) Cook, Allison (Blake) Midgette, Victoria Sapp and Easton (Ashley) Sapp; great-grandchild, Lawson Sapp. Funeral services were held at Joppa Baptist Church, 7030 NW 165th St., Trenton, Thursday, November 1, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. Visitation was one hour prior to the service from 23 p.m. Interment followed at Joppa Cemetery, Trenton. Arrangements have been placed under the care of Rick Gooding City. Please sign the online guest book at rickgoodingfuneralhomes. com. _____________________ Mrs. Carol Harms Carol Elizabeth Inglis Harms, 82, of Old Town, passed away on October 25th in Trenton. She was born in Albany, New York and lived in Miami for some time before moving to Old Town in the 1980s: Carol dedicated her life to helping children in need. She was a special education teacher, child advocate and a guardian ad litem. She was a dedicated member of St. Albans She was predeceased by husband W. L. (Bill) Harms of Old Town and is survived by brother Jay Inglis (Judy), son Chet Richards, daughter Jamie Richards of DeLand, granddaughter Kelsey Hutto of Morgantown, Indiana and great-granddaughter Caroline. Carol is also survived by 4 step children, Kenneth Harms of Los Angeles, Ca., Michael Harms of Napa, Ca., Valerie Harms of Boston, Ma., and Bryan Harms of Bell, 10 Grandchildren and 21 greatgrandchildren. Services will be held December 8th at 10:00 a.m. _____________________ Mr. David Mikell David Mikell peacefully passed from this life on November 4, 2018 at Ayers Health and Rehabilitation Center in Trenton. He was born on July 14, 1930 in Bell to Henry Albert and Clara Mikell. Other than his time in the US Army where he proudly served in Korea, he was a lifelong resident of Gilchrist County. His passions in life were serving the Lord, his family, hunting, farming and cattle. He owned and operated Mikell Farms and Mikells Liquid Fertilizer for over 60 years. He was always available to lend a helping hand or offer advice to the many younger farmers as they were trying to get started in agriculture. He actively served and attended Midway & Bethel Church of Christ his entire lifetime. He was a 50+ year member of Farm Bureau where he served on its Board of Directors for over 40 years. He also served on several other Ag advisory boards over the years. He was proceeded in death by his parents, brothers Edsel Mikell, Douglas Mikell and William H (Bill) Mikell, sisters Wanda Durrance, Freda Roper. He is survived by his wife of 61 years Margie Allen Mikell, sons Craig Mikell (Judy) of High Springs, and Jeffrey Mikell (Dawn) of Bell. Four grandchildren Tyler Mikell, Cory Mikell (Carly), Gabby Mikell, and Kyle Mikell. Brother Thomas Mikell of Gainesville, sisters Annetta Beazlie and Blanch Sanders of Gainesville, and Eva Mae Swanson of Arizona and a multitude of nieces, nephews, friends and extended family. There was a visitation at Watson Funeral Home, 426 West Wade Street, Trenton on Tuesday November 6th from 6:00-8:00 PM. The funeral service was on Wednesday November 7th, 11:00 a.m. at the Trenton Church of Christ located at 502 NE 7th Street, Trenton. Burial was at the Midway Church of Christ cemetery in Bell. For on-line condolences, please visit www.watsonfhtrenton.com Arrangements were under the care of Watson Funeral Home. ___________ Mr. James B. Martin, Jr. James B. Martin, Jr., age 77, of Bell, passed away on Monday, November 5, 2018 at Tri-County Nursing Home. He was born to James Martin, Sr. and his wife, Edith C. Martin on May 15, 1941 in Rome, Georgia and was a resident of Bell for the past 6 years, moving here from Orange Lake. Mr. Martin was a Christian and was selfemployed in the tree trimming and removal service. He is preceded in death by his parents and his wife. He is survived by his companion, Lillie Bass of Bell; his daughters, Sheila Martin Pennsylvania and his step-daughter, Virginia Bass of Bell; his son, Timothy Martin of Cedar Key; his sisters, Mary Ann (Earl) Rice of Ocala and Betty Pearson of Winter Haven; his brothers, Douglas (Debbie) Martin and John (Lena) Martin, both of Ocala and Ronnie (Sondra) Martin of Orange Lake and 7 grandchildren. For on-line condolences, please visit www.watsonfhtrenton.com Arrangements under the care of Watson Funeral Home, Trenton. _____________________ Mr. William Bill H. Rizer William Bill H. Rizer, 80 of Steinhatchee passed away October 30, 2018. Mr. Rizer was born December 1, 1937 to the late William S. and Sallie Mae Rizer in Lake Alfred. He had lived in Steinhatchee for a little over a year after moving here from Blue Ridge, Georgia. Mr. Rizer was a member of the First Baptist Church of Cross City, had been a Deacon of the First Baptist Church of Blue Ridge for over 20 years, and had been active with Gideons International for several years while in Blue Ridge. He had retired from Martin Marietta in Orlando. Mr. Rizer was an avid Gator football in his spare time. Mr. Rizer is survived by his wife of over 57 years Terry Rizer, his son Doug Rizer (Meridith), his daughters Cathie Brazell (David) and Melinda Stokes (Eric), his sister Annette Taylor, eight grandchildren, four great-grandchildren and other extended family members. Graveside services for Mr. Rizer were held at 4:00 p.m. Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Waters Memorial Gardens outside of Steinhatchee, with Arrangements were placed under the care of Rick Gooding Funeral Please sign the online guest book at rickgoodingfuneralhomes.com. _____________________ Mr. Vernon Dale Wesley Vernon Dale Wesley, age 79, of Trenton, passed away at home on Monday, October 29, 2018. He was born to parents Nelson and Geneva Carter Wesley on November 21, 1938 in New Castle, IN and had been a resident of Trenton since moving from Gainesville over 41 years ago. Mr. Wesley was a Truck Driver and was of the Baptist faith. He was Tribal Council member of Cherokees of Georgia. His given Native American name was Silver Two Hawks. He was proud of his Native American Heritage. He is preceded in death by his parents and is survived by his wife, Lula Wesley; his daughters, Holly (Wayne) Bussard, Patricia (Charles) Lee and Amy (Charles) Woods, all of Trenton, and Cheryl (Pete) Graeve of North Carolina; his sons, Alan Wesley of Gainesville and John (Elizabeth) Wesley of Trenton; his brothers, Bob (Ruth) Wesley, Ronnie (Jackie) Wesley and Jerry (Cheryl) Wesley, all of Indiana; 19 grandchildren and 19 great-grandchildren. Funeral Services for Mr. Wesley were held on Friday, November 2, 2018 at 3:00 PM at Union Baptist Church with Pastor Travis Moody Union Baptist Church Cemetery. The family received friends at the church one hour prior to the service beginning at 2:00 PM. For on-line condolences, please visit www.watsonfhtrenton.com Arrangements under the care of Watson Funeral Home. _____________________ Legal Notices CFC1428141 SMITH SALES & SERVICES, INC. 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Page Six GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018 Previous Legals can be found at www.gilchristcountyjournal.net you are voice impaired, please call 1-800_______________________ PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF TRENTON PLANNING AND ZONING BOARD MEETING Tuesday, November 13, 2018 Approval Home Sales Relay Service 800-955-8771. ________________________ PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF TRENTON COMMUNITY REDEVELOPMENT AGENCY MEETING The City of Trenton Community Rede velopment Agency will meet Tuesday, November 13, 2018 at 5:30 pm, or as 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 1. Minutes July 30, 2018 CRA Meeting E. Discussion Items 1. NW 1st Avenue, NW City Parking Lot, NW 2nd Avenue & NE 3rd Avenue Paving Project 2. Community Center 3. Approval of Sod Purchase for SE Park F. Public Comments G. Adjourn Persons with disabilities requesting rea sonable accommodations to participate in the proceeding should contact 352-4634000 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida Relay Service 800-955-8771. PLEASE TAKE NOTICE that if a person decides to appeal any decision made by the Board with respect to any matter con sidered 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 testi mony and evidence upon which the ap peal is to be based. Lyle Wilkerson City Manager PUBLISH: November 8, 2018b ________________ NOTICE OF MEETING Please take notice, the Gilchrist County Board of County Commissioners, in and for Gilchrist County, Florida, will hold a Regular Meeting on Monday, Novem ber 12, 2018 at 3:00 p.m. in the Board of County Commissioners Meeting Facility, located at 210 South Main Street, Tren ton, Florida. The following is a proposed agenda: 1. Call to Order (3:00 p.m.) 2. Prayer/Flag 3. Agenda Changes 4. Consent Agenda 5. Public Participation 7. County Administrator 8. Attorney Report 9. Clerk Report 10. Time Certain Schedule 3:30 p.m. David M. Lang, County Attor ney, Resolution 2018-42, Supporting the renaming of Blue Springs. 3:45 p.m. Laura Dedenbach, Planner; SUP 2018-03: An application by Alli ance Grazing Group, agent for Piedmont Farms, Inc., owner, for a special use per mit to add freestall barns to transition an existing grazing dairy farm to a barn dairy farm on approximately 1,992 acres locat ed at 6400 S. U.S. Highway 129, Tren ton, FL. Land Use: Agriculture-2. Tax Parcels#: 05-10-15-0000-0001-0000; 3309-15-0000-0002-0000; 32-09-15-00000001-0000; 04-10-15-0000-0001-0000; and 31-09-15-0000-0001-0020. (This ap plication proposed to amend SUP previ ously approved by the BCC in 1994.) 4:15 p.m. Laura Dedenbach, Planner; Sec ond Reading of Ordinance 2018-04 CPA 2018-02/LDR 2018-01 (Solar Farms) Comp Plan Amendments; and Ordinance 2018-05 CPA 2018-02/LDR 2018-01 POLICY 1008.385, 1010.01, , _____________________ _____________ NATIONAL ASSOCIATION AS TRUST, vs. NOTICE OF SALE PURSUANT TO CHAPTER 45 Legal Notices PERSONS WITH DISABILITIES REQUESTING REASONABLE ACCOMMODATIONS TO PARTICIPATE IN THIS PROCEEDING SHOULD CONTACT 352-374-3639 (VOICE & TDD) OR VIA FLORIDA RELAY SERVICE AT 888-955-8771. Dated at Trenton, Florida, on Oct. 24, 2018. _________________________ -vsas Spouse, Heirs, Devisees, NOTICE OF SALE ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. 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; 201 East University Avenue, Room 410, Gainesville, Florida 32601 (352) 491-4490 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 711. _____________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA SUWANNEE VALLEY PROPERTIES, INC. Plaintiff, CASE NO.: 21-2018-CA-55 v. LILLY R. BROWN and EASTON BULLARD, JR., ET AL. Defendants. _______________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION 9959 Northwest 37th Court, Branford, FL 32008-9316--0200: 2.00 acres; Lots 15 and 16, Block E Unit, Two Rivers Estate, 12-7-14, 67/217, 70/655, 117-12, 167/153 Included with 1979 Great Lakes DoubleWide Mobile Home, ID # GDLCFL 0892742A; # GDLCFL 0892742B. Parcel I.D. # 130714-0122000E-0150 _____________ IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL ACTION AMERICAN FINANCIAL RESOURCES, INC, Plaintiff, CASE NO.: 21-2018-CA-000051 DIVISION: vs. JAMES M. POWELL, et al, Defendent(s). _________________________/ NOTICE OF ACTION To: Last Known Address: JAMES M. POWELL 800 NW 27TH WAY Bell, FL 32619 Current Address: Unknown ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS LOT 14, SANDERS OAKS, ACCORDING TO THE PLAT THEREOF, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 3, PAGE 51, OF THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN 2001 DEER MANUFACTURED HOME, BEARING VIN NUMBERS: GAFLY39A15259DC21 AND GAFLY39B15259DC21; TITLE NUMBERS: 82924363 AND 82924342. A/K/A 800 NW 27TH WAY, BELL, FL 32619 Gilchrist County Journa l. (Solar Farms); LDR Text Amendments 4:30 p.m. Laura Dedenbach, Planner; Second Reading of Ordinance 2018-06 CPA 2018-02/LDR 3029-02 (Self-Stor age Facilities); Comp Plan Amendments; and Ordinance 2018-07 CPA 2018-02/ LDR 3029-02 (Self-Storage Facilities); LDR Text Amendments 4:45 p.m. David M. Lang, County At torney, VAR 2018-06, Ragans requesting Minimum Lot and Dimension Size 5:00 p.m. Michael Coulon; Hart Springs Trespassing Issue 11. Commissioner Reports 12. Old Business 13. New Business 14. Public Participation 15. Adjourn Persons with disabilities requesting rea sonable accommodations to participate in the proceeding should contact (352)4633169 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida Relay Service (800)955-8771. PLEASE BE ADVISED that if a person decides to appeal any decisions made by the Commission with respect to any mat ter considered at said hearing, that person will need a record of the proceedings, and that for such purpose, that person may need to insure that a verbatim record is made, which record includes the testimo ny and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSION ERS GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA D. RAY HARRISON, JR., CHAIRMAN ATTEST: TODD NEWTON, CLERK OF COURT Publish November 8, 2018b ___________________ COUNTY vs. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE acres more or less. _____________ NOTICE SPECIAL MEETING PLEASE TAKE NOTICE hold a SPECIAL Meeting Tuesday, November 13, 2018 4:00 p.m. The purpose of this is Special Meeting is to conduct a Swearing in Ceremony for newly elected William Martin, District 2 and Re-Election of Marion Poitevint, District 4, as Gilchrist County Commissioners. PLEASE BE ADVISED BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS GILCHRIST COUNTY, FLORIDA D. RAY HARRISON, JR., CHAIRMAN ATTEST: TODD NEWTON, CLERK OF COURT ______________ GILCHRIST COUNTY TRANSPORTATION DISADVANTAGED COORDINATING BOARD BUSINESS MEETING The North Central Florida Regional Planning Council November 28, 2018 at 1:30 p.m. Suwannee River Economic Council Senior Center located at 1439 SW CR 307A in Trenton, Florida Toll free 888.670.3525 Conference Code 6025675116 To conduct the regular business of the Gilchrist County Transportation Disadvantaged Coordinating Board. 2 business days 352.955.2200 issued. _________________ NOTICE OF INTENTION TO REGISTER FICTITIOUS NAME Cuttin Up Description: Salon Lydia Harrell ____________ PUBLIC NOTICE CITY OF TRENTON REGULAR COMMISSION MEETING Tuesday, November 13, 2018 A. Call to Order B. Adoption of Agenda C. Unscheduled Guests D. Consent Items E. Staff Reports F. Action Items 3. Tree Service Bids G. City Attorney Report H. City Manager Report I. Board Member Requests J. Public Comments K. Adjourn Relay Service 800-955-8771. ___________________

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Classifieds Classified Ads $5.50 Minimum for 20 Words. 10 cents each additional word. GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Seven THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018 Email ads to gcjads@bellsouth.net Boat For Sale -14 Stumpknocker Hay HAY FOR SALE: Pre-School Kids World Preschool Services JERRY WILKS FILL DIRT SERVICE: Training Ayers Health and Rehab is providing a free 3 week C.N.A. class. Help Wanted FUN 4 KIDS 2 IS HIRING. Can you provide Mobile Home Inspections? Need A Sign? Call Gilchrist County Journal 352-463-7135 Help Wanted Heavy Equipment Operator FullTime: Ayers Health and Rehab Center, Admissions Coordinator. Travel Opportunity SENIOR ADULT TRAVEL, INC. Services TREE & LAND SERVICES: The Humane Society of Gilchrist County, Inc. has SPAY/NEUTER vouchers available. October 26 Appliance Repair: A/C REPAIRS: DIXIE MONUMENTS WWW.DIXIEMONUMENT.COM ELECTRICAL WORK: Help Wanted Salesperson needed at Gilchrist Building Supply. Akins BBQ is now taking applications for a LINE COOK TRUCK DRIVER: HOLIDAY & SPECIALTY NUTS 2018 Make great Christmas gifts and stocking stuffers!! ALL ITEMS ARE 1 LB. BAGS New crop georgia pecan halves 8.50. New crop georgia pecan pieces 8.50. Roasted & salted pecan halves 8.50. California whole raw almonds 6.00. California walnut halves & pieces 6.50. Cinnamon spiced pecan halves 8.50. Praline pecan halves 8.50. Chocolate amaretto pecan halves 8.50. Milk choco late pecan halves 8.50. Chocolate covered almonds 6.50. Chocolate covered raisins 5.50. Double dipped chocolate peanuts 5.50. Please let me have both orders as soon as possible! Thanksgiving orders to you by November 15, 2018. Christmas orders to you by December 15, 2018. Phone: 352-356-1801 leave message and order. E-mail: jerryfulford@att.net Help Wanted Trenton Farm Equipment is CONTRACTOR SALESPERSON NEEDED AT GILCHRIST BUILDING SUPPLY. For Rent 3 BR 2 BA DW MOBILE HOME : 2 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) Come meet Ms. Barbara, 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. $25.00 SPORTS PHYSICALS Same Day or Prescheduled Barbara Williams, ARNP. Tommy Parrish 352-317-2688 PAINTING Residential/Commercial Interior/Exterior Drywall Repair CARPET CLEANING Water Restoration Services Tile and Grout Cleaning Pressure Washing psnorthfla@bellsouth.net CARPET CLEANING Water Restoration Services Tile and Grout Cleaning Pressure Washing 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 Online subscriptions are now available for just $25 per year. www.GilchristCountyJournal.net

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GILCHRIST COUNTY JOURNAL Page Eight THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 8, 2018 AAA BUDGET TREE SERVICE 352-472-6032 800-TREES-00 www.aaabudgettreeservice.com METAL ROOFING, LLC. 352-472-6187 1-888-ROOF-USA www.gulfcoastmetalroof.com Shingle & Flat Roong Commercial Roong CCC#1325497 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 Looking for a Florida Blue Qualified HEALTH CARE PLAN? Call Melissa Myers 352-278-2336 Hamilton County Trojans 12-6 Fri with senior Blake Hall on a pass then 2-point conversion attempt for their this game was anything but close in tackles, 3 for loss, 1 fumble recovery Tiger senior Blake Hall skates past the Trojan defense for a 65 yard touchdown Friday night. Bell Bulldog football seniors, left to right, back row; Wyatt Thornton, Colton Spears, Gage Slayton, Treay Lewis, Brandon Ovwigho, and Charlie Rubio. Front row; Johnathan Walls, Mitchell Moore, and Nicholas Walls. Photo by Donny Joiner Bulldog Senior Johnathan Walls is shown juking the defense of Warner Christian in Friday nights win. Photo by Donny Joiner Bulldogs shut out Warner Christian to close season Gilchrist County Journal 463-7135 Vinyl Letters Road Signs Banners Real Estate Signs Car Tags