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The Jasper news
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Jasper news (Jasper, Fla.)
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Jasper, FL
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Jasper News, Myra Regan - Publisher
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July 11, 1890
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United States -- Florida -- Hamilton -- Jasper
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Also available on microfilm from the University of Florida.
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Vol. 1, no. 1 (Feb. 21, 1890)-
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Editor: Jno. M. Caldwell, <1890>.
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Publisher: W.L. Whitfield, <1904>.
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Funded in part by the University of Florida, the Library Services and Technology Assistance granting program of Florida, the State Library and Archives of Florida, and other institutions and individuals.

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Thursday March 22, 2018 The Jasper News rfn tbf SEE CULTIVA, PAGE 10A 53252-1 alexis.spoehr@ganews.com WHITE SPRINGS A report from White Springs new re chief led to a concerned citizen and a heated exchange at last weeks White Springs Town Council meeting. During Fire Chief Steven Stiths de partment report at the March 13 meeting, he showed a seven-minute video of the disorganization of the re station when he recently took over. That led to Thomas Brazil speaking out against the video. Brazil stated that after the town meet ing in January where seven members of the re department resigned, the locks for the station were changed. The simple matter is that the locks were changed and they had staff from the city go in there and move personal belongings of members that were a part of the department out of it, Brazil said. How do we know they did not go in and move stuff around and that was the mess shown on the video? Brazil then stated the re chief had said the trucks were missing items and were in total disarray. Brazil said he wanted to make it clear that he and one other member worked to keep the trucks running. He said they xed problems that needed to be xed out of their own Video sparks heated exchange at White Springs meeting Wild Azalea Festival a hit JENNINGS Cultiva Farms USA has announced the com pletion of its new cold storage facility, part of a $10 million project to build a leafy salad crop farm on a 460-acre ranch at Timber Lake. Cultiva Farms USA is a part nership between an Italian fam ily company, Cultiva, and the largest American producer of fresh-cut vegetables and fruit, Taylor Farms. The goal of the partnership is to bring special ized Italian growing techniques to the U.S. market to encourage signicant production of salad crops in the eastern United States, close to big metropol itan areas where most of the consumption takes place. The Hamilton County De velopment Authority awarded a two-part grant to support the companys growth, based on its commitment to employ 34 people and the completion of its cold storage facility. Both milestones have now been met. The new cold storage facility allows the product to be stored, cooled and shipped in Hamilton Cultiva Farms completes next phase of $10M Jennings expansion WHITE SPRINGS White Springs residents will have familiar names to choose from at next months election. With three Town Coun cil seats open, five people qualified before Tuesdays deadline including the three incumbents and one former council member. Willie Jefferson, Spencer Lofton and Walter McKenzie, all currently serving on the council, will be on the April 24 ballot. Also running are former council woman Helen Miller and Arthur Natteal. The Town of White Springs does not have districts so the three with the most votes will win the open seats. Lofton was added by the council to fill a vacancy in December by a 3-1 vote. Lof ton previously served on the council before resigning in Five qualify for White Springs election alexis.spoehr@ganews.com WHITE SPRINGS The 18th annual Wild Azalea Festival held Saturday at the Ogburn F. Balleld was a hit. For the duck race, Sam and Betsy of White Springs won the rst place prize of a kay ak, Doug Confair from Penn sylvania won second place a rod and reel and Lisa Harmon of Live Oak took third place with a $150 certicate from Cen tral States. Among the vendors at the festival were all-natural Greek imported and made in Maine olive oil and olives, hand-knitted scarves and hats, sports gear, local commu nity food and food vendors, bounce houses rfnttbfrntrfnrnf ttfffft trbtfttrb fbnrfbbtbtfbtrbf SEE VIDEO, PAGE 10A SEE ELECTION, PAGE 10A SEE FESTIVAL, PAGE 10A Spring has sprung in North Florida Page 14A Page 3A

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PAGE 2A THE JASPER NEWS Jasper, FL Letter to the editor and Article Policy Letters to the editor and article submissions can be ................ Publisher ................ .............. Editor .................. ................. Alexis Spoehr .............. Samantha Smith ............ The Jasper News THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 Arrest Record Editors note: The Jasper News prints the entire ar rest record. If your name appears here and you are later found not guilty or the charges are dropped, we will be happy to make note of this in the newspaper when judi cial proof is presented to us by you or the authorities. The following abbreviations are used below: DAC Department of Agriculture Commission DOA Department of Agriculture DOT Department of Transportation FDLE Florida Department of Law Enforcement FHP Florida Highway Patrol FWC Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Com mission HCDTF Hamilton County Drug Task Force HCSO Hamilton County Sheriffs Ofce ICE Immigration and Custom Enforcement JAPD Jasper Police Department JNPD Jennings Police Department OALE Ofce of Agricultural Law Enforcement P&P Probation and Parole SCSO Suwannee County Sheriffs Ofce WSPD White Springs Police Department Mar. 12, Niaya Amari Charles, 20, 2010 W Broad Ave Apt. 1 Albany, Ga., DWLSR knowingly: JNPD Holton Mar. 12, Kristie Diana Walker, 46, 3257 NW 20th Place Jennings, Fla., Burglary of a structure conveyance, grand theft III: HCSO Mar. 12, George Anthony Cruse, 43, 520 Cope Creek Road Apt. 12 Sylva, NC, veh. theft grand theft of mo tor vehicle: JNPD Mar. 12, Douglas Wayne Grimes, 59, 183 Warren LN Lake Park, Ga., out of state fugitive: HCSO Mar. 13, Jamaal Hayward, 40, 16300 Raymond Street Maples Heights Cleveland, OH, poss. of more than 20 grams of marijuana, poss. of drug para.: DOA Buck les Mar. 13, Eric Lamont Bristol, 33, P.O. Box 126 Jen nings, Fla., battery (DV): HCSO Mar. 13, Masna Richardson, 21, 999 NE 167th Street Apt. 511 North Miami Beach, Fla., VOP 16-209CFMB trespass: HCSO Bennett Mar. 13, Kyaw Khin, 32, 1340 N Main Street Apt. C4 Wheaton, IL, attaching tag not assigned: FDOA Mar. 14, Rony Andy Martinez Lopez, 19, 3101 Sand erson Road Knoxville, TN, out of county warrant St. Johns County 18-161CF: WSPD Mar. 14, Tom Welton Pierce, 54, 1200 Suwannee Street Jennings, Fla., trespassing structure of convey ance: HCSO L.J. Smith Mar. 15, J. Shawn Aaron Tillman, 21, 801 W 9th Street Michigan City, IN, out of state fugitive from jus tice mich 18-800354: HCSO L.J. Smith Mar. 15, Mia Lynn Barron, 19, 3390 NW 29th Loop Jennings, Fla., battery (DV), HCSO Burnam Mar. 15, William Robert Mickler, 34, 682 New Hall Lane Port St. Lucie, Fla., out of county warrant #562015CF001704AXXXXX VOP DWLSR: HCSO Burnam Mar. 15, Eugene Paul Rivers Jr., 52, 10290 Kendrick Street White Springs, Fla., DWLSR 3rd of subsq. off.: WSPD Anderson Mar. 15, Venchura Travaris Parnell, 32, 273 NW Irene Lane Lake City, Fla., poss. less than 20 grams of mari juana: HCSO Mar. 15, Melissa Danielle Parnell, 29, 273 NW Irene Lane Lake City, Fla., poss. less than 20 grams of mari juana: HCSO Frayley Mar. 15, William Steven Lee, 64, 6257 67th Road Live Oak, Fla., moving trafc violation drive while li cense suspended 3rd or subsq. off.: HCSO Anderson Mar. 16, Matthew Lucas Cruce, 34, 1757 Brackland Street Jacksonville, Fla., VOP 17-00075CF grand theft: HCSO Mar. 17, Lorenzo Romeo Townsend, 33, 275 S Har rison Court Palatine, IL, poss. controlled subs. w/o prescription, poss. cocaine, poss. less than 20 grams of marijuana, poss. drug para.: FDOA Parsons Mar. 17, Lisbeth Alvarez-Jimenez, 22, 1720 W Mar quette Road Chicago, IL, fail to stop at AG inspection station, poss. controlled subs. w/o prescription, poss. less than 20 grams of marijuana: FDOA Parsons Mar. 17, Yendri Cardenas-Gomez, 28, 3764 Park Lane West Palm Beach, Fla., DWLS knowingly, poss. co caine, poss. drug para.: FDOA Mar. 18, Garrett Zane Dyal, 18, 6800 W State Road 6 Jennings, Fla., felony criminal mis.: HCSO Rickerson Mar. 18, Shannon Michelle Phillips, 19, 231 Byhala Trail Ash-Flat, AR: poss. drug para.: FDOA Williams Mar. 18, Mitchell Edward Hash, 24, 427 Laurels Road Johnson City, TN, poss. controlled subs w/o prescription, poss. less than 20 grams of marijuana, poss. drug para.: FDOA Williams 58433-1 48430-1 NOTICE OF CLOSURE February 27th, 2018. Urgent Medical Care Auto Zone 8am to 5pm Mon-Fri Saturdays 10am to 2pm Jasper 386-208-1200. www.jwhillauctions.com E-mail: jwhillandassociates@gmail.com J. W. HILL AUCTIONSAuctions & Real Estate Company JOHN HILLAuctioneer rrfrrrr nrrrrrtbr trrrfr f tntftfrfn JW Hill 60595 57194-1 TO ALL TRADESMEN & SERVICE PROVIDERS:Havent you always heard the old saying, Big things come in small packages?Well,this is the idea behind the new Tri-County Service Directory coming soon to the Suwannee Democrat, e Jasper News & the Mayo Free Press!Call 386-362-1734Extension 102 for more information on how to place a small ad (thats the small package) to appear in all 3 of our publications which means the opportunity for your ad to be seen by approximately 4,600 potential customers (and thats the big things). Local farmers earn state corn yield honors ST. LOUIS Four Hamilton County farmers two from Jasper and two from Jennings were honored for their efforts through the 2017 National Corn Yield Contest. The national contest, sponsored annually by the National Corn Growers Association, recognizes farmers from across the country. Sam Jones, of Jasper, placed rst in the state in the A NoTill/Strip-Till Non-Irrigated Class, while Jennings Jimmy Murphy placed rst in the state in the Irrigated Class. Jones yield was 213.1852 bushels per acre, using the hy brid Pioneer P1916YHR. Murphys farm produced 268.5653 bushels per acre, using the hybrid Pioneer P1870YHR*. Jones and Murphy were two of 426 state winners nation wide. The contest included 7,269 entries from 46 states. Also honored locally were Jaspers Kevin Alexander Murphy and Jennings Damon Deas. Kevin Murphy placed third in the state in the No-Till/Strip-Till Irrigated Class with a yield of 239.0661 bushels per acre with Pioneer P1870YHR*. Deas also placed third, in the Irrigated Class, with a yield of 233.5241 bushels per acre using Pioneer P1319VYHR. Eighteen growers three from each of six classes were then named national winners, representing eight states. The national winners average yield was more than 386 bushels per acre. Five produced more than 400 bushels per acre including the new world record of 542.2740 bushels per acre produced by David Hula, from Virginia. Our nations corn farmers stepped up to the plate and hit a home run yet again in 2017, NCGA President Kevin Skunes said in a release. As a whole, the data contestants share from their elds enables all our countries farmers as they work to feed and fuel the world in an increasingly sus tainable way. They are preserving both Americas family farms and the nations natural resources for many generations to come. The winners were recognized Feb. 29 at the 2018 Com modity Classic in Anaheim, Calif. rfntbr trtrtrtr tttrtr frtbttrfrt trftrttt trtft trfrr rrrfntt trtrtrtr tttrtr frtbtrtrb fttfrtt tttrrrt fttrfrr

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PAGE 3A THE JASPER NEWS Jasper, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 Spring passes and one remembers ones innocence. Summer passes and one remembers ones exuberance. Autumn passes and one remembers ones reverence. Winter passes and one remembers ones perseverance. Yoko Ono Spring has ofcially arrived here Around the Banks of the Suwannee, and what a beautiful spring it is. The azaleas, dog wood, wisteria, wild azaleas, are a veritable feast for the eyes and a glorious balm for the heart. Springs makes me think of many wonder ful books that can be read and enjoyed; not only during the spring but through the year. Many of these books are available through your Suwannee River Regional Library sys tem in Suwannee, Hamilton and Madison counties. If they are not on the shelves; the able and friendly members of the library staff will do all they can to procure them from you; even through interlibrary loan. Here are a few of my recommendations for adults and children. Lets start with some contemporary recommendations for adults: 1. The Dream Lover by Elizabeth Berg 2. A Spool of Blue Thread by Anne Tyler 3. My Sunshine Away by M.O. Walsh 4. H is for Hawk by Helen McDonald 5. The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins Now here are some classics that are always wonderful: 1. The Color Purple by Alice Walker 2. A Midsummers Night Dream by Wil liam Shakespeare 3. Silent Spring by Rachel Carson 4. Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurtson 5. Alices Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass by Lewis Carroll 6. Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen 7. A Moveable Feast by Ernest Heming way 8. A Room with a View by E.M. Forster 9. The Secret Garden by Elizabeth Hodg son Burnett 10. Everglades: River of Grass by Marjory Stoneman Douglas Some Childrens books. Some that are classic. Some fairly new: 1. The Adventures of Peter Rabbit by Be atrix Potter 2. What Will Hatch? by Jennifer Ward 3. Planting a Rainbow by Lois Ehlert 4. Who Likes Rain? by Wong Herbert Yee 5. The Rooster Who Would Not Be Quiet by Eugene Yelchin and Carmen Agra Deedy 6. The Little Red Hen by Florence Williams White 7. The Story of Chick en Little 8. The Ugly Duckling by Hans Christian An derson 9. Quackers by Liz Wong 10. Giggle, Giggle, Quack by Doreen Cronin The next two I recommend I discovered through a good friend, and she read aloud from this recommendation. Some of the most beautiful, descriptive writing ever. This au thor was considered a child prodigy and later the critics discredited her, but her writing is magnicent, and what makes it even more magnicent is she wrote this book in the iso lation of lumber camp in the Pacic North west where her parents lived. It was written in 1902. She had no formal training, and I truly believe what Truman Capote said once, Creative writing can be rened by education, but, really it cant be taught. People can either write creatively or they cant, and that is the truth. If you can order this one. Its worth your while. A fabulous spring time read. The Singing Creek Where the Willows Grow : Diary of Opal Whitely by Opal Whiteley. The next one is worth listening to the au thor read on You Tube and its poetry, pure beauty, and his voice is magnicent. I highly recommend reading it or listening to it: Fern Hill by Dylan Thomas. Now, while you are relaxing on the beach, by the pool, or under the cool of the air conditioner, or if you are rocking on your screened porch with a glass of iced tea, any of these books will add to your joy, and some of the childrens books would make great gifts to place in Easter baskets or as a spring time gift. Spring time. A beautiful and wonderful time Around the Banks of the Suwannee. To my readers in Jasper, Florida. We have a two Book Clubs at the Jasper Public Library. One meets in the day and one during the eve ning. Our next Book Club meets, the evening Book Club on Monday, April 16, at 6 p.m. Wonder by R.J. Palacio: and on Thursday, April 19, at 11 a.m. YaYas in Boom by Rebecca Wells. Come join us. We have a GREAT time, and the books for the day club are available for check out, and Wonder will be here soon. We need your continued support at the public libraries and what better way than to read and come join a congenial group for about an hour and discuss the book. Our book club is very informal and kind like playing bridge where its not cut throat. I hate that. I love it when you play, have some coffee and a piece of homemade cake or pie, talk a little or a lot, and play some more, for fun. Thats what our book club is like. We have a good time. So get out and enjoy everything; the beau ty of our north Florida spring time. Some upcoming events in our area. Out as Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park, this coming weekend, March 22-25. I am sure James Cornett and his staff at Spirit of the Suwan nee Music Park has some great talent lined up. Mr. Cornett is a very talented gentleman in helping provide entertainment to many in this area with a broad array of quality musical entertainment. Suwannee Spring Reunion. Music, lots of fun, and activities for everyone at a beautiful time of year. Check their web site or google the event and you will receive more information. I will be signing books and visiting at Janet Moses Blue Goose Studio on North Marion Street in Downtown Lake City on Marion Street on Good Friday from 11 a.m. till around 4 p.m. Come by and share a visit, purchase a book or bring your book if it isnt signed, and I will be glad to sign it for you. Janet is having her Spring Open House on Good Friday, March 30, from 11 a.m. till around 5:30 p.m. and on Holy Saturday, from 11 a.m. till 2:30 p.m. She has some magnicent spring items and so many col lectibles that will make you feel good just to browse. The 51st annual Easter Sunrise Service at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center, White Springs, will be held on Easter Sunday, April 1, beginning at 7 a.m. The gates will open 6:30 a.m. The event is free. White Springs Area churches sponsor the event. The event is held on the east lawn of the carillon tower, and in case of inclement weather, the service will be held in the carillon. The 30th annual Tractor and Engine Show will be held at Stephen Foster Folk Culture Center State Park, White Springs, April 2-4. Call the park at 386-397-2733 for more in formation or go to the Stephen Foster folk Culture Center State Parks website. From the Eight Mile Still on the Wood pecker Route north of White Springs. Wish ing you a day lled with joy, peace, and, above all, lots of love and laughter. Around the Banks Spring has sprung in North Florida 59925-1 59713-1 PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF CHANGE IN POLLING LOCATION White Spring Town Council Election Tuesday, April 24, 2018 White Springs Town Council election polling location has been changed to White Springs Library at 16403 Jewett Street. All registered voters who live inside the town limits are eligible to vote in this election. Polls will be open from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Vote at: White Springs Library 16403 Jewett Street White Springs, FL 32096 Cheek and Scott to host diabetes management workshops LIVE OAK Cheek and Scott Pharma cy will host two free diabetes management workshops in April. Diabetes is a life-long disease that affects the way your body handles glucose, a kind of sugar, in your blood. There isnt a cure for diabetes yet, but a healthy lifestyle and proper self-management can really reduce its impact. During the month of April, Cheek and Scott Pharmacy will be hosting Diabetes Management Workshops at two Cheek and Scott locations. The workshops will be offered in the morning and evening of Tuesday, April 17. The classes will be held at 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. at the Jasper and the Live Oak locations. The 30-minute workshops will feature diabetes care and management information that will give diabetics a basic overview of the major issues surrounding diabetes. All participants will leave with supply items needed to manage their diabetes.

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THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 THE JASPER NEWS Jasper, FL PAGE 4A Opinion rfrfnftrbfbf ftfrrbfbf I spent some time in California last week, and it was great to see some of the things I had only read about or seen on television. I will never forget seeing my children standing next to some of the redwood trees I have been singing about in This Land Is Your Land since I was a boy. Rid ing up and down some of the steep est streets I have ever seen in a cable car that felt as old as it looked made me appreciate the leaders who decid ed to keep the worlds last manually operated cable car system running. It makes you think about the future when you see things that have been around before your time and that will still be around after your time is up. The news of some notable deaths last week also forced me to think about what I will be leaving behind when I am not here. First, I heard about the death of rapper Craig Mack. Many of you probably dont recognize his name, but he had this one rap song that made all of the other rap songs that came before it sound instantly old. I still listen to that brand new avor in my ear from time to time and it still sounds exciting and makes me want to get up and do something. Craig Mack was 46 when he passed away. I know as I get older, I will frequently hear about people my age who have passed away, but, being 46, it makes me feel odd when I hear about someone my age who passes. Then, the next day, I heard the news about Stephen Hawkings passing. He lived a remarkable life, and I have listened to some of his speeches and read some of his writing. He made the most of every day because he was not expected to live beyond the age of 25 due to his early-onset Lou Gehrigs disease. He probably outlived many of his former doctors. Stephen Hawking recently made headlines when he felt mankind would need to nd another planet to colonize in order to ensure the survival of our species. I am not sure if his dire prediction is cor rect, and I hope I am not around to nd out. While I was in California, I learned the name of a man I might be able to emulate and in that way, have some thing I have done live on beyond me. I dont think I will be writing any memorable rap tunes or guring out any thing the scientists who came before me could not gure out. I thoroughly enjoyed seeing many of the amazing ex amples of Indian artifacts found by Ernest Dalidio in San Luis Obispo. He would scour the farm elds after the rain to nd and preserve all of these beautiful rocks carved by our ancestors. He then donated many of these artifacts to the museum located in the town near his farm. I am not done nding all that I am going to nd in and around Suwannee County. I hope to keep looking for many years, and I hope my children know what to do with my collection when I am gone. Eric lives in Suwannee County and is a public school educator. He is an independent contractor. You can reach him at miamistyle8@gmail.com. There is no place like home One of the unavoidable tragedies of youth is the temptation to think that what is seen today has always been. Nowhere is this more noticeable than in our responses to the recent Park land, Florida, massacre. Part of the responses to those murders are calls to raise the age to purchase a gun and to have more thorough background checks in a word, to make gun purchases more difcult. Thats a vi sion that sees easy gun availability as the problem; thus, the solution is to reduce that availability. The vision that sees easy availability as the problem ignores the fact of U.S. history that guns were far more available yesteryear (http://tinyurl.com/y73sw4ev). With truly easy gun availability, there was nowhere near the gun mayhem and murder that we see today. Im tempted to ask those who believe that guns are todays problem whether they think that guns were nicer yesteryear. What about the calls for bans on the AR-15 so-called assault rie? It turns out that according to 2016 FBI statistics, ries accounted for 368 of the 17,250 homicides in the U.S. that year. That means restrictions on the purchase of ries would do little or nothing for the homicide rate. Leaders of the gun control movement know this. Their calls for more restrictive gun laws are part of a larger strategy to outlaw gun ownership. Gun ownership is not our problem. Our problem is a widespread decline in moral values that has nothing to do with guns. That decline includes disrespect for those in authority, disrespect for oneself, little accountability for anti-social behavior and a scuttling of religious teachings that reinforced moral values. Lets examine elements of this decline. If any of our great-grandparents or even grandparents who passed away before 1960 were to return, they would not believe the kind of personal behavior all too common today. They wouldnt believe that youngsters could get away with cursing and assaulting teachers (http://tinyurl. com/ya5zhyu6). They wouldnt believe that some school districts, such as Philadelphias, employ more than 400 school police ofcers. During my primary and secondary schooling, from 1942 to 1954, the only time one saw a policeman in school was during an assembly period where we had to listen to a boring lecture on safety. Our ancestors also wouldnt believe that were now debating whether teachers should be armed. There are other forms of behavior that would have been deemed grossly immoral yesteryear. There are companies such as National Debt Relief, CuraDebt and LendingTree, which advertise that they will help you to avoid paying all the money you owe. So after you and a seller agree to terms of a sale, if you fail to live up to your half of the bargain, there are companies that will assist you in rip ping off the seller. There are companies that counsel senior citizens on how to shelter their assets from nursing home care costs. For example, a surviving spouse may own a completely paid-for home thats worth $500,000. The costs of nurs ing home care might run $50,000 a year. By selling her house, she could pay the nursing home costs, but her children wouldnt inherit the house. There are rms that come in to shelter her assets so that she can bequeath her home to her heirs and leave taxpayers to foot the nursing home bill. In my book, thats immoral, but it is so com mon that most of us give it no thought. There is one moral failing that is devastating to the future of our nation. That failing, which has wide accep tance by the American people, is the idea that Congress has the authority to forcibly use one American to serve the purposes of another American. That is nothing less than legalized theft and accounts for roughly three-quar ters of federal spending. For the Christians among us, we should consider that when God gave Moses the com mandment Thou shalt not steal, he probably didnt mean thou shalt not steal unless you get a majority vote in the U.S. Congress. Walter E. Williams is a professor of economics at George Mason University. To nd out more about Walter E. Williams and read features by other Creators Syndi cate writers and cartoonists, visit the Creators Syndicate webpage at www.creators.com. r Guns are not the problem The Jasper News welcomes letters from readers on mat ters of public interest, with the following guidelines: Letters must contain your full name, address, daytime phone number and city of residence. Only your full name and city of residence will be published with the letter. Letters must reect issues of current interest to the general public and be concise. Management has the right to refuse any material it believes does not meet standards of publication. You can email letters to nf.editorial@ganews.com fax them to 386-364-5578 or mail them to: Letters to the Editor, The Jasper News P.O. Box 370, Live Oak, FL 32064 To Submit Letters The Jasper News www.nflaonline.com Jeff Masters Publisher jmasters@cnhi.com Follow us: facebook.com/suwanneedemocrat @suwanneedemocra (Twitter) Jamie Wachter Editor jamie.wachter@ganews.com Monja Slater General Manager monja.slater@ganews.com While having lunch earlier this week, my son picked a sesame seed off his bun and handed it to my wife. Not a big deal. Until he informed her it was so we could go home and grow a burger. Im not sure if we need any special soil to pull off this feat or if regular old dirt will do. But Im sure area farmers and restaurants will be interested if he can accomplish turning a sesame seed into a full-blown hamburger. It was just the latest example that kids really do say the darnedest things. Have you ever wondered just where do children come up with some of their ideas? He may be just 5, but my son is full of ideas ranging from funny to brilliant and everywhere in between. During our familys spring break trip to the moun tains in Tennessee, we visited Cooters Place in Gatlinburg, a de facto Dukes of Hazzard museum. While it may no longer be deemed acceptable tele vision viewing, when I was his age, it was among my favorite things. Countless General Lee matchbox cars were played with until the tires were worn off, constantly replaced by my parents. So while that particular destination may have been more for me than him, my son did get a Flash Coltrane drivers license from Cooters. Im not sure why a dog needs a drivers license, but my son believed he was now capable of driving. When told after we got home that he still wasnt allowed to drive the car, he dejectedly realized that his license was useful. What we hope is a useful and fun activity is T-ball. Entering his rst season, the importance of listening and following directions is quickly being reinforced in practices. When the coach gathers the players at the pitchers mound before sending them off to their next activity, he tells them to move on the word go. Normally that follows an assortment of similar-sounding words. I know one who is starting to gure that out as my son declared this week that his coach is saying gopher or goblin just to see who is paying attention. Now hopefully hell continue picking up the other lessons and learn to play baseball. And maybe even a new way to grow a hamburger. Jamie Wachter is the editor of the Suwannee Dem ocrat, Jasper News and Mayo Free Press. He can be reached at jamie.wachter@ganews.com or 386362-1734, ext. 131. Learning about growing hamburgers f

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Fear. It can make the strongest of us literally shake in our boots. Things we fear can range from going to the doctor to making mistakes to one of the biggest fear of change. When fear or anxi ety pays us a visit, our bodies go into ght or ight mode. This frame of mind makes it near impossible for us to think straight or make decisions. I remember when my parents moved me into the basement bedroom of our home in Cleveland, feeling afraid to go down the steps without the lights on. Someone had to stand at the top of the stairs until I got in my room and closed that door before the lights could be turned off. More like slammed that door because not only was it pitch black in our basement, the furnace made funky noises that sounded like someone trying to get of the laundry room. Logically I knew no one was in that basement except me. After all my dog Buffy never paid any attention to any thing when we were in the basement. If something were there she would have barked like crazy. Emotionally? It was a whole other issue that was difcult to overcome until I was older around high school age. Fear can be so convincing it will cause us to talk ourselves out of our dreams. Fear will bring up our pasts. It will tell you that you should not even try. It will tell you that you are not enough. If fear is affecting your health and wellness, it is time to get a grip on it. First thing to do is to acknowledge your fear. Yes you are afraid of walking into the gym because people will look at you. Trying a new nutrition program because your family will hate it. Moving forward on your health journey because you have failed in the past. Stop letting fear call the shots. From me to you, from a health and wellness perspective, people are very self-focused at the gym. They are really not paying much attention to their surroundings. If they do look at you, its probably just that a glance. Go into that gym with your head held high and dont worry about what ANYONE thinks. Lets talk about nutrition. Its true. Your family may not like your changing what they are used to eating. Did the sky fall? No, it did not. Focus on changing YOUR nutrition and let them make the decision to follow your lead. Kids no tice what their par ents do. Show them a good example. Youve failed in the past? Who hasnt? Every single successful person you know has failed MANY times in the past. Ask them. The difference between those that are successful and those that are not, is the successful people NEVER give up. Im not the slimmest tness instructor in town. Do I care? Nope. My focus is and always has been on being the best me I can be. At times, the scale was lower and at other times those numbers were higher. So what? I can run circles around most folks that are sitting on their couches. In my morning classes, when people say theyre discouraged, my rst ques tion to them is I hear what youre saying but may I ask how you are feeling? Do you know every single time the answer is great or fantastic? Those little bitty numbers on that scale are one of many points to check on your wellness jour ney. Fact of the matter is we have two choices when it comes to dealing with fear. We can forget everything we want to do and run for the hills OR we can face our fear and rise up to reach our goals. It is up to YOU to stop fear dead in its track. Dont make fear the enemy. Fear is simply an emotion. Harness that fear and use it to propel you forward and REACH those goals. You ARE coura geous and you CAN do it. Go make it happen. Have a wonderful week. To your health, Denise Denise Sanger is a certied tness instructor, Silver Sneakers Instructor, AMPD Kettlebell Instructor, licensed Zumba, STRONG by Zumba instruc tor, gentle ow yoga, teaches morning classes at Country Strong Health & Fitness. Denise may be reached at De niseSanger.com, 386-292-6105 or denis esanger@gmail.com. PAGE 5A THE JASPER NEWS Jasper, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 Doctrinal views expressed on our Religion pages are those of the individual authors and not necessarily of The Jasper News. BAPTIST (Southern)NEW HOPE BAPTIST CHURCHSR 6 West, 6592 NW 48th St., Jennings, FL 32053 www.newhopejennings.org 938-5611Sunday School ..................... 10:00 a.m. Morning Worship ............... 11:00 a.m. Evening Worship .................. 6:00 p.m. Youth Happening, Mission Friends, R&A & GA ............................ 6:30 p.m. WednesdayPrayer Meeting, Team Kids, Youth 6:30 p.m.Van pick-up upon request50504-1BAPTIST (Southern) FIRST BAPTIST CHURCHWhere Friends become Family 207 N.E. 2nd Street, Jasper 792-2658 Pastor Roger Hutto SUNDAY SERVICE Sunday School .................................... 9:45am Morning Worship ........................... 11:00am Bible Study ......................................... 6:00pm WEDNESDAY SERVICE Wednesday Evening Supper ........... 6:00 pm (Up Street) Childrens Ministries ..... 6:30pm (Salt & Light) Youth Ministries ....... 6:30pm Prayer meeting ................................ 6:30pm We welcome everyone to check out our NEW Childrens Environment!50508-1 CATHOLIC CHURCHST. THERESE CATHOLIC CHURCHree miles north of Jasper U.S. 41 P.O. Box 890, Jasper, FL 32052 Rectory U.S. 90 E., Live Oak, FL (386) 364-1108 Saturday MASS 4:00 p.m.50502-1METHODISTFIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH405 Central Ave., Jasper, FL Pastor Missy Turbeville Phone 386-792-1122 SUNDAY Morning Worship ........................... 10:00am WEDNESDAY Bible Study ....................................... 10:00am(Family Night Dinner 3rd Wednesday at 6pm)Clothes Closet 4th Saturday 1-5pm 50511-1 PRESBYTERIANFIRST PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH204 N.W. 3rd Avenue, Jasper 792-2258 Pastor: Ruth Elswood SUNDAYSunday School .............................. 10:00 a.m. Worship Service ........................... 11:00 a.m. Youth Ministries ............................ 4:00 p.m. Elementary WEDNESDAY Choir Practice ................................ 7:00 p.m.50513-1Non-DenominationalBURNHAM CHRISTIAN CHURCH4520 NW CR-146, Jennings, FL 32053 386-938-1265 Youth Pastor: Patrick Murphy SUNDAYSunday School ................................ 9:45 a.m. Worship ......................................... 11:00 a.m. Bible Study ...................................... 5:00 p.m. Youth Program ............................... 5:00 p.m. WEDNESDAY Kids Rock: Pre-K4 6th Grade 6:00pm 7:30pm50430-1 To list your church in the church directory, Please call Ninan 386-362-1734 50421-1 I seriously overslept this morning! Is it just me or is anyone else having a tough time adapting to daylight savings time? I do love the extra daylight hours in the evening, but I cant seem to get enough sleep to make up for the hour we lost a few weeks ago. So, I ew out of bed and was out the door in 20 minutes, but then spent the rest of the morning trying to get my brain in gear. Since I obviously didnt have time to get any wise counsel from my Bible this morning, I grabbed it and my devotional book on my way out the door. One of my absolute favorite things about Jesus is that He is always right on time even when Im not. As I spent the morning being frustrated about being behind on my to-do list, I convinced myself that this day was doomed to be unproductive. By noon, I had barely crossed anything off my list. So I grabbed my Bible and book to at least get that done while I ate lunch. Through my devotion book, Jesus Calling by Sarah Young, this is what Jesus had to say to me: A successful day is one in which you have stayed in touch with Me (Jesus), even if many things remain undone at the end of the day. Do not let your to-do list become an idol directing your life. I am not even kidding. To be honest, I didnt really appreciate these words at rst. I mean, surely God wants us to be productive, right? Then the Holy Spirit reminded me of Jesus friends Mary and Martha. Their story is found in Luke 10:38-42. To make a short story even shorter, Jesus and his disciples were visiting and Martha was serving them. Her younger sister Mary sat listening to Him teach, which put Martha behind schedule. I couldnt help but wonder if she overslept too. Martha then complained to Jesus, to which He replied, Martha, Martha, you are anxious and troubled about many things, but one thing is necessary. Mary has chosen the good por tion, which will not be taken from her. So maybe spending time with Him should be our priority over the todo list. Even when we get behind schedule! The awesome thing about how His timing works is that if I had not overslept, I would have read this about 6 a.m. this morning over a great cup of coffee, nodded in agreement, and closed the book. Then I would have gone about my day, probably being very productive, checking things off my list and perhaps even a few things from tomorrows list as well. I would have totally missed the truth of that to-do list being an idol directing my life. Being frustrated over the events of the morning and my own limitations revealed that I was doing exactly this very thing. I think Jesus timing in Marthas life taught her a very similar lesson. Lets try to accept each day, HOWEVER it comes, and nd Him in the midst of it. Because Every Heart Matters, Angie Heart Matters is a weekly column writ ten by Angie Land, Director of the Family Life Ministries of the Lafayette Baptist Association, where she teaches Bible studies, leads marriage and family confer ences and offers Biblical counseling to indi viduals, couples and families. Contact Angie with questions or comments at angieland3@ windstream.net Make room for God every day Heart Matters WEEKLY BIBLE VERSE Religion Like newborn babies, crave pure spiritual milk, so that by it you may grow up in your salvation, now that you have tasted that the Lord is good. 1 Peter 2:2-3 NIV Healthy Living rfn What choice will you make? LIVE OAK Sign-ups are now underway for Suwannee Valley Electric Coopera tives rst cornhole open tournament. The tournament will be conducted Saturday, April 14, at Suwannee Valley Electric Coop erative, 11340 100th Street in Live Oak. The event is a fundraiser to benet United Way of Suwannee Valley. Tournament operations will be conducted by North Florida Cornhole. Warm-ups will begin at 11 a.m., and the games will start at noon. Tickets are $40 for two-person teams. Individuals can sign up for $20 and be paired with a partner at the tournament. Individual players and teams can sign up at www.suwanneecornhole.com. Tickets may also be purchased at United Way of Suwannee Valley, 871 SW State Road 47, Lake City, or at the SVEC ofce. CORNerstone sponsors are Farmers Cooperative, Inc. First Federal Bank of Florida, Poole Realty and North Florida Printing Co., Inc. For further information or tickets, visit or contact Unit ed Way of Suwannee Valley or www.suwanneecornhole. com. Sign-ups underway for Suwannee Valley Cornhole Tournament jessie.box@ganews.com LIVE OAK The Arc North Floridas 20th Annual Lawn Mower Race will be will be Sat urday at Johns Lawn Equipment located at 1629 Ohio Ave. North in Live Oak. Registration begins at 9:30 a.m. the day of the race. The races will start at 10 a.m. The Arc North Florida, Inc., is a 501(c)(3) non-prot agency providing advocacy and services to individuals with an intellectual and/or physical disability. Indi viduals participating in The Arc North Florida programs receive the necessary training to function as independently as possible and each client is provided opportu nities to participate fully in the community. The Arc North Flor ida provides services for people diagnosed with Down Syndrome, Cerebral Palsy, Spina Bida, Prader-Willi Syndrome and Au tism. There will be individual races and team races. The cost of an individual racer is $125 and the team of four is $250. The support from the commu nity every year is heartwarming, said Lisa Perry of The Arc. To register before the event, visit www.arcn.com/LMR or contact Perry at 386-362-7143. Arc North Floridas annual lawnmower race this weekend rff ntfbt r f r ntb r f t t

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PAGE 7A THE JASPER NEWS Jasper, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 51767-1 1506 S. Ohio Ave. Live Oak, FL 32064Phone 386-208-1414 386-755-8680 Fax 386-208-1411 healthcorelibby@bellsouth.net John C. Palmer Physical erapist Lacey Bailey PT Assistant Locally Owned & Operated 51771-1Family Dentistry HERBERT C. MANTOOTH, D.D.S, P.A. Now Oering BOTOX!(386) 362-6556 1-800-829-6506 45937-1Please call Ninan at 386-362-1734 to place your ad hereStaying hydrated while avoiding overhydration is one way for men and women to protect their kidneys. Kidney disease is a widespread issue made all the more disconcerting by the fact that many people are unaware they have it. According to the National Kidney Foundation, 26 million American adults have kidney disease, and most dont know it. Healthy kidneys are something many people take for granted. But those who want to do everything they can to keep their kidneys healthy can consider the following tips, courtesy of the Cleveland Clinic. familiar with the benets of drinking water each day, and adequate hydration denitely promotes healthy kidneys. But over-hydrating has not been proven to enhance kidney function. e Cleveland Clinic recommends adults drink between four and six glasses of water per day. human body, including the kidneys. High blood pressure and diabetes are two of the biggest risk factors for kidney disease, and regular exercise can reduce a persons risk of both conditions. However, overexertion can strain the kidneys, so adults who exercise, especially novices who need to improve their conditioning, should avoid going too hard at the gym. vitamin supplements or herbal remedies. Vitamin supplements and herbal remedies have become very popular in the 21st century, but excessive supplementation can harm the kidneys. Discuss any supplements or herbals remedies with a physician before taking them. Quit smoking. Just as exercise benets the body in myriad ways, smoking harms the body in myriad ways. Smoking decreases the blood ow in the kidneys, decreasing their ability to function at optimal capacity. Smoking also increases a persons risk of high blood pressure and cancer of the kidneys. blood pressure and diabetes. Adhering to a healthy diet and controlling portion sizes can help control weight and blood pressure and contribute to healthy kidneys as well. blood pressure or diabetes should make sure their physicians screen for kidney dysfunction during routine appointments.Learn more about kidney disease at www.kidney.org. HOW TO PROMOTE HEALTHY KIDNEYS Staying hydrated while avoiding overhydration is one way for men and women to protect their kidneys. The other day while taking a walk on our prop erty, I was surprised by having a fox spring up from the low vegetation in front of me. The small mammal sprung up and bounded like a rabbit until it went out of sight. It is always a treat to encounter a fox in the wild. The fox is a canid in the dog family. However, foxes also exhibit characteristics of cats. Fox kit tens hiss and spit. Adults have several vocalizations and can also meow like a cat. On occasion, they as sume the cats threat posture of standing with their back arched up like a Halloween cat. Foxes have vertical slit pupils unlike the round pupils of their canid relatives, dogs. They also have partially retractable front claws. Foxes have very alert senses. They can hear, smell and see very well. This helps them in hunting effort to nd their food such as eggs, berries, birds, insects, small mammals and sometimes even garbage. They are opportunistic omnivores that will eat just about anything. Baby foxes, called kits, cubs or pups, are cute and adorable little ani mals. They are hard to resist and rank very high on the cuteness scale. Most encounters with foxes are after dark. On numerous occasions I have observed them roaming about in the early morning and late after noon. This is known as crepuscular activity. Known predators of foxes are coyotes, bobcats and great-horned owls. There are two kinds of foxes found in north Florida. The rst is the red fox. Most believe that the red fox is not native. Had it not been for some early pioneers and hunters with their packs of well-trained hunt ing hounds, the red fox might never have found its way to Florida. Most believe it was imported for hunting purposes. A large red fox can easily be mistaken for the larger coyote. Foxes run with their tail stretched out horizontally. Coyotes run with their tails pointed somewhat in a downward position. The red fox usually has a white-tipped tail. To make identication more confusing, some red fox es are grayish-red in overall color. If you ever visit a zoo with an outdoor fox exhibit, you often will de tect the smell of the foxes before you arrive at the exhibit. They have a distinct pungent scent that you can smell when they mark their territory. Red foxes are fairly large as foxes go. A large red fox may way up to 25 pounds but most are smaller. They have been clocked at running up to 45 miles per hour. Their life span in the wild is believed to be from 3 to 5 years. The second fox found in north Florida is the gray fox. Smaller than the red fox, the gray fox usually weighs less than 10 pounds. Records show that they can live up to 10 years in the wild. The gray fox usu ally has a black-tipped tail vs. the red foxs white-tipped tail. Did you know? If you see a fox up in a tree in our area it probably is a gray fox. They are the only members of the family Canidae who can climb trees! Their dens have been found as high as 30 feet above the ground. If you are fortunate enough to see a stealthy fox in the wild, enjoy the experience. They are truly amazing animals! As always, enjoy your north Florida nature trails. Share them with others, especially children. Jerry Walls is a Naturalist and Environmental Educator liv ing in north Florida. For questions or comments, e-mail Jerry at jwalls443@gmail.com. Encountering foxes in North Florida State & Region LIVE OAK A restructur ing of Southeastern Grocers will close more than 90 super markets in the Southeast, but not the Live Oak Winn-Dixie. Southeastern Grocers, the parent company of Winn-Dix ie, Bi-Lo and Harveys Su permarket, has entered into a pre-packaged, court-supervised restructuring, according to the companys website. During that process, 94 underperforming stores will close within the next three months, according to the web site. The Live Oak Winn-Dixie, 911 Pinewood Dr. SW, is not on that list. Also remaining open will be the Winn-Dixie, 580 S. Marion Ave., in Lake City as well as the Harveys on the western side of Lake City at 4506 SW Heritage Oaks Circle. This course of action en ables us to continue writing the story for our company and our iconic, heritage banners in the Southeast, the companys President and CEO Anthony Hucker said on the website. Live Oak Winn-Dixie to remain open jason.smith@ganews.com VALDOSTA, Ga. Toys R Us has ofcial ly led court documents to liquidate all 735 of its stores in the United States, including the Val dosta store located off St. Augustine Road. The South Georgia store has approximately 30 regular employees, according to the Valdos ta-Lowndes County Chamber of Commerce. Court documents do not list a timeline or order for store closures, according to the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Vir ginia Richmond Division. However, March 14, the company contacted its U.S. employees informing them that they may be terminated 60 calendar-days after receiv ing the notice, according to court documents listed in an Associated Press story. The closure will put approximately 30,000 em ployees out of work, the document states. Toys R Us is anticipating all of its stores and distribution centers to be closed by the end of 2018. Lynn Bennett, area director of the University of Georgia Small Business Development Cen ter at Valdosta State University, explained how local business owners can prevent this type of closure from happening to their business. Small businesses in Valdosta would benet from having a strategic plan and not letting their debt get out of control, she said. However, Toys R Us wont leave a gap in the toy market, she said. With two Walmarts in town, a small competitor wouldnt be able to compete with a large retailers buying power. That isnt to say an individual couldnt open up their own toy store, but they wont be able to compete with the prices, she said. As for keeping stores in the area, she said, I would say we need to patronize our small local businesses to ensure their livelihood. For Theresa Westberry of Valdosta, mother of Abigail, 8, and Maci, 5, the news is devastat ing, she said. In her family, it is tradition to take her two daughters to Toys R Us to reward them for good behavior, good grades, getting shots or do ing extra chores. My husband or I would take our children on a monthly basis, she said. But more than giving her children new toys, taking her children to shop was a way to keep up to date on what her children are interested in, she said. It allows (the children) to explore, and see what exactly they want, she said. When her children talk about toys she doesnt know, Westberry could go to Toys R Us and nd the toy and surprise them with it if they have been well behaved. Because the family would go to the store reg ularly, Westberry would use it as a teaching tool to teach her children about how to pick items they really want, and not toys they wont care about after a few hours. It makes them prioritize because we give them a limit on what they can spend, she said. So they have to prioritize what they want in a department store that has everything they want. Westberry hadnt told her daughters the news Thursday afternoon, but planned to once the clearance prices start appearing, she said. She wants to be able to explain why the prices are dropping and how it correlates with the store closing. Toys R Us to close

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THE JASPER NEWS Jasper, FL signing. Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 April 7 Spring Fling, yard and bake sale The Live Oak Garden Club will be hosting a spring ing on April 7 from 8 a.m. until noon. The spring ing will be held at their clubhouse between Shands Hospital and the Coliseum. In addition to the plant sale, there will be a yard and bake sale with plant and craft vendors. A Hibachi Highway food truck will be present so guests may buy a snack or stay for lunch. April 10 Iron Sharpens Iron event The all-mens event, Iron Sharpens Iron, Prov erbs 27:17 will be held on April 10, with former FSU coach Bobby Bowden sharing a word to the men and boys of how God can change your life in many ways. Doors open at 6 p.m. A love offering will be received. The event is free to attend. For more information, contact the Live Oak Church of God. April 14 Alligator Lake Spring Festival The Alligator Lake Spring Festival will be held Saturday, April 14 at Alligator Lake Park in Lake City from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Enjoy a free community festival celebrating nature. Bird walks led by experts start at 8 a.m. on the Florida Birding Trail. Walking workshops highlight butteries, native plants and bird habitats. Featuring a Full Flight Raptor Program, with live owls, falcons and hawks by Accipiter Enterpris es. Vendors and exhibitors offer nature and garden related items, and native plants. Many free activities will be offered for children, music, food and drinks will be available. www.fourriver saudubon.org April 14 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Gala The North Florida Community College Founda tion has an elegant night of dinner, dancing, entertainment and reminiscing planned for its 60th Anniversary Diamond Jubilee Gala (student scholarship fundraiser) on Saturday, April 14. For more information on sponsorship opportunities, contact the NFCC Foundation at 850-973-9414 or foundation@nfcc.edu. To make seating and table reservations: (850) 973-9414 or www. ticketsource.us/nfcc. April 20 John McEuen and The String Wizards to Per form The NFCC Artist Series presents John McEuen and The String Wizards on Friday, April 20 at 7 p.m. at Van H. Priest Auditorium. Join Gram my-award winning host John McEuen (founding member of the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band), with his banjo, guitar, ddle and mandolin, and The String Wizards on an incredible journey interwo ven with music, stories and memories of the iconic Circle album including Dirt Band favor ites and hot bluegrass. Tickets: (850) 973-1653 or www.ticketsource.us/nfcc. April 21 Annual Fitness Run NFCCs annual Fitness Run is set for April 21 in conjunction with the Madison County Florida Down Home Days festival. 5-K Run/Walk be gins at 8 a.m. One-mile Fun Run/Walk begins at 9 a.m. Proceeds from this event will sup port Relay for Life. Register at www.nfcc.edu/ tness-run or contact Tyler Coody at (850) 9731639. April 27 & 28 The Curious Savage Performance at NFCC The NFCC Sentinel Upstage Players (Community Theatre) presents The Curious Savage on Friday & Saturday, April 27 & 28 at 7 p.m. at Van H. Priest Auditorium. In this comedic production, the eccentric Mrs. Savage is left 10 million dol lars by her late husband and wants to make the best use of it. Her wish is to use the money to help others realize their dreams, but her grown stepchildren will do anything to keep her from squandering away their money. With the help of Mrs. Savages new friends, she leads the stepchildren on a merry chase, and learns the true meaning of family in the process. Tickets: (850) 973-1653 or www.ticketsource.us/ nfcc. July 4 Talent and vendors needed The Fourth of July committee in Branford is in need of volunteers and vendors for the Fourth of July celebration this year. Those interested may call Peggy at 386-365-3700, or search the Facebook page at Branford Florida River Reunion. Monthly Meetings Mens Community-wide Church Fellowship and Supper The Live Oak Church of God invites the com munity to join them for their dinner on the third Monday night of each month for their Mens Community Wide Church Fellowship and Supper at 7 p.m. Each month, there will be a guest speaker. For more information, call Johnnie Philman Mens Ministry at 386-842-5494 or Pastor Wes Tanksley at 386-362-2483. History of Suwannee County Presented by County Historian Eric Musgrove Jo Kennon Public Library 10655 Dowling Park Dr. Live Oak, FL 32064 1st Thursday of the month, 12-1 p.m.. 386-658-2670 McAlpin Community Club meeting The McAlpin Community Club meetings are held on the second Monday every month at 9981 170th Terrace in McAlpin. A covered dish dinner is served at 6 p.m. with the meeting be ginning at 7 p.m. Find them on Facebook by searching McAlpin Community Club. For more information, contact Susan Fennell at 386-688-1267 or s.fennel@windstream.net. Seed Library and Gardening Workshop Presented by Master Gardener Rhonda Lepper Jo Kennon Public Library 10655 Dowling Park Dr. Live Oak, FL 32064 1st Thursday of the month, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. 386-658-2670 Recipe Swap Jo Kennon Public Library 10655 Dowling Park Dr. Live Oak, FL 32064 2nd Thursday of the month, 1-2 p.m. Bring in a favorite recipe or dish, meet other foodies and exchange ideas. Call 386-6582670 for featured recipe of the month. Florida Native Plant Society The Sparkleberry Chapter meets on the second Tuesday of the month at Hatch Park Commu nity Center, 403 S.E. Craven Street in Branford, presenting a variety of educational programs concerning our Florida native plants, the birds, bees and other wildlife that visit our plants, their place in our landscapes, and the contributions they make to our Florida environment. Meet ings are always open to the public. More at www.sparkleberry.fnpschapters.org, or call 407-319-2488 or 386-364-9309. Rock Painting Jo Kennon Public Library 10655 Dowling Park Dr. Live Oak, FL 32064 3rd Tuesday of the month, 6-7 p.m. Paint rocks and visit with other rock star artists. All supplies are provided. 386-658-2670 EAA monthly pancake breakfast The EAA Chapter 797 hosts a pancake break fast every third Saturday of the month from 8:30 a.m. in the EAA building at Suwannee County Airport. The EAA building is located at 13302 80th Terr. in Live Oak. For more information, contact 817308-9752. Armchair Travels Presented by Don and Joanne Mott Jo Kennon Public Library 10655 Dowling Park Dr. Live Oak, FL 32064 3rd Friday of the month, 10-11 a.m. Travel around the country and learn about ex citing new places to visit. Dementia Support Group Location: Good Samaritan Center Private Dining Room 10676 Marvin Jones Blvd. Dowling Park, Florida When: the fourth Tuesday of each month Time: 10 a.m. This is for anyone who is a caregiver for some one who is suffering with Dementia or Alzhei mers. There is no charge for this support group. You do not have to have a loved one residing in the Good Samaritan Center to attend this meeting. For more information please feel free to con tact Ginger Calhoun at 386-658-5594. Book Club for Adults Jo Kennon Public Library 10655 Dowling Park Dr. Live Oak, FL 32064 Last Friday of the month, 10-11 a.m. Join us to discuss our latest read. 386-658-2670 Suwannee Valley Branch of the NAACP meeting The Suwannee Valley Branch of the NAACPs regular monthly meeting will be at New Bethel Baptist Church located at 205 4th St in Jasper from 7 p.m. every third Monday. Meetings will begin after May 22, 2017. SREC, Inc. Senior Center monthly events The SREC, Inc. Senior Center, located at 1509 Martin Luther King Dr. SW in Jasper has monthly birthday parties the third Friday of every month at noon, as well as monthly karaoke the fourth Wednesday of every month at 10 a.m. For more information, contact Barbara Daniels at 386-792-1136. Events are subject to change. Mom 2 Mom The community is invited to Mom 2 Mom on the fourth Thursday of the month from 1-2 p.m. at the Lafayette Three Rivers Library. Get to gether with other parents. Door prizes and PAGE 8A THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 Share Your Blanche Stories We are looking for people to share their or their family stories and pictures about the Blanche Hotel. We hope to include former employees, guests, event attendees and businesses that were located in the Blanche Building. The interviews will be videotaped and the photos scanned. All participants will receive a free eB ook version of the book, The Blanche A History when it is published in the fall. Check out our website: http://TheBlancheAHistory.websand blogsforwrtiers.com to scheduled a time at the Columbia Co. Public Library on Mon. or Tues. from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in March or April. March 21 Crocheting Class 11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Learn how to crochet. Please bring needles and yarn. Taught by Debra Barney Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 March 22 Cooking Demo Noon-1 p.m. Cooking Demo by Bonnie Box, Suwannee County Extension Ofce. Sample mango salsa and learn about smart snacking options. Bon nie will share recipes that are low-cost, healthy, easy, and tasty. Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 March 24 Yard/Bake Sale Spirit of Christ Lutheran Church will be hosting a yard and bake sale on Saturday, March 24 from 8 a.m. until noon. The church is located at 145 SW Sweetbreeze Drive in Lake City. Take U.S. 90 West past Harveys Supermarket. For more information, call 386-752-3807. March 24 Church-wide yard sale The Suwannee Station Baptist Church will be hosting a church-wide yard sale on March 24 between 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. The yard sale in cludes items from over 20 families. The church is located at 3289 101st Ln. in Live Oak. March 24 CPR & First Aid Class 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Free class taught by Suwannee Fire Rescue. Space is limited. Please pre-register. Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 March 24 Annual Share Saturday New Hope Baptist Church announces its an nual Share Saturday for March 24 from 8 a.m. until noon. This is the churchs gift to the community as every item is free. There will be clothes of all sizes, toys, household goods and other items. New Hope is located at 6592 N.W. 48th Street, Jennings, 1 mile off State Road 6 West. The public is invited to attend. Please note: this event will not begin until 8 a.m. March 28 One for the Money Book Club 2:00-3 p.m. Join us to discuss One for the Money by Janet Evanovich. Copies available for checkout at the front desk. Suwannee River Regional Library 386-362-2317 March 30, 31 & April 1 Revival Services Peace Baptist Church will be hosting its revival services on March 30, 31 and April 1. The Evan gelist will be Bro. Jack Yarbrough. The church is located at 7794 S. U.S. Hwy. 27 in Branford. Services on March 30 and 31 begin at 6:30 p.m., on April 1, services begin at 10:30 a.m. For more information, call 386-935-4681. March 31 Easter for Kids Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church will be hosting an Easter for Kids celebration that in cludes bible stories, singing, crafts and more on March 31. The celebration will last from 10:30 a.m. Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church is located at 9989 CR 136 in Live Oak. April 1 Easter Celebration Christ Central in Suwannee County announces the start of two Sunday morning services on April 1. Their two Sunday morning services are a permanent addition, with the times being at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m. They invite the community to join them for their Easter celebration. The church is located at 15445 U.S. Hwy 129 in McAlpin. For more information, call 396-2081345, ccmlo.org or on Facebook. April 1 Easter Sunrise Service Branford Area Inter Church Ministries will be hosting a continental breakfast at 7:30 a.m. at Hatch Park in the community building, following the Sunrise Service. The community is invited to attend, however guests are asked to dine in. April 1 Easter Breakfast Grace Evangelical Lutheran Church will be hosting an Easter breakfast on April 1, begin ning at 8:30 a.m. In addition to the breakfast, bible study and Sunday school will be held at 9:30 a.m., and Sunday worship will be held at 10:30 a.m. The church is located at 9989 CR 136 in Live Oak. April 4 Francis Gary Powers, Jr. Presentation and Book Signing 6 p.m. Francis Gary Power, Jr., international lecturer on the Cold War and son of Francis Gary Powers, the U2 pilot shot down over Russia in 1960, will speak on the spy plane incident. He recently published a book Letters from a Soviet Prison: the personal journal and correspondence of CIA U-2 pilot Francis Gary Powers. Copies of this book will be available for purchase and SEE COMMUNITY CALENDAR, PAGE 9A Community Calendar

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PAGE 9A THE JASPER NEWS Jasper, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 Community Calendar goodies will be provided. Call Healthy Start at 386-294-1321. Estas invitada a Mom 2 Mom, un evento que se celebru el cuarto Jueves de cada mes la 1p.m. hasta la cas 2 p.m. en la Biblioteca de Lafayette. Reunirse con otras mams. Se propocionarn premios y regalos. Llame a Healthy Start al 386-294-1321. All-You-Can-Eat Wellborn Blueberry Pancake Breakfast The All-You-Can-Eat Wellborn Blueberry Pan cake Breakfast will be held the rst Saturday of each month from 7:30 a.m. All new menu items including blueberry pancakes, scram bled eggs, sausage, grits, bacon, orange juice and coffee. Located at the Wellborn Community Associ ation Building 1340 8th Ave. Wellborn, FL. For pricing and other information, call 386-8671761 or visit us online on Facebook or www. wellborncommunityassociation.com. Come join us for great food and help benet the Well born community. Taylor County Beekeeping Club meeting Taylor County Beekeeping Club meets the sec ond Monday of every month at 6:30 p.m. at the Taylor County IFAS center: 203 Forest Park Dr, Perry, Fla. 32348 www.facebook.com/tcbeeclub tacobeekeepers@gmail.com WoodmenLife monthly member meeting, bring a dish WoodmenLife monthly member meeting is held on the rst of every month. Located at 1339 SR 47 in Lake City. RSVP with your local WoodmanLife representative Kristen Hunt at 386-688-7942. Singspiration at Suwannee Church of the Nazarene Every 5th Sunday, the church will host a Sing spirationa night where members of the con gregation sing, read poems, share testimonies, etc. Want to participate? Visit the church, or call at 386-397-2309, to be added to the list. The more participation, the longer it goes. After wards, there will be snacks and refreshments in the fellowship hall. The church is located at 18763 SE CR 137 in White Springs, FL 32096 The Florida Gateway Bee Club meeting The Florida Gateway Bee Club meets at 7 p.m. the second Thursday of each month at the Suwannee Valley Agriculture Center located at 8202 CR 417, Live Oak. Professional and hobby beekeepers are wel come, as well as anyone with an interest in learning about honeybees. San Juan Mission Catholic Church public Rosary The community is invited to join San Juan Mis sion Catholic Church, 304 SE Plant Ave, Bran ford, for the public Rosary on the rst Saturday of every month at 9 a.m. The community will pray for religious freedom, traditional moral standards and freedom of conscience. The Suwannee Chapter, Florida Trail Associa tion meetings The Suwannee Chapter, Florida Trail Associa tion holds its monthly meetings on the second Monday, 7-9 p.m. at the Suwannee River Water Management District, 9225 CR 49, Live Oak, corner of US 90 and CR 49, 2 miles east of Live Oak. Programs and activities available, and public is welcome. For more information, call 386-776-1920 or visit Suwannee.FloridaTrail.org. Disabled American Veterans Chapter 126, Suwannee Memorial Meets the first Tuesday of each month at the hall in John Hale Park, 215 East Duval St., Live Oak. Disabled veterans and their spous es are encouraged to attend and join. Suwannee Republican Executive Committee Meets the 1st Thursday of each month at 7 p.m., Live Oak City Hall 101 White Ave SE Contact Sherri Ortega 386-330-2736 for more information. www.suwanneegop.com Suwannee County Republican Executive Committee Live Oak City Hall, 101 White Ave SE, Live Oak Meets rst Thursday, 7 p.m. www.suwanneegop.com Suwannee Valley 500 Club Third Saturday of each month, Suwannee Valley 500 Club will meet at 1 p.m. at Thun der Alley, located at 1605 S. Ohio Ave., Live Oak. 386-364-7778. Clothes Closet open donations The Jasper First Methodist Church is accept ing donations of clean and gently used items of clothing for children, women and men to be offered in the monthly Clothes Closet. The Clothes Closet is open to everyone on the fourth Saturday of every month from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. (Christmas and Thanksgiving months the schedule is subject to change). All items are offered free of charge. For more information call 386-397-2316. *The Clothes Closet will be closed due to the Christmas holiday on December 16. Suwannee County Historical Commission The Suwannee County Historical Commission meets on the third Thursday of the month at 3:30 p.m. at the Suwannee County Historical Museum (old Freight Depot) on Ohio Avenue in Live Oak. Meetings are open to the public. Public rosary rst Friday Join St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church for the public rosary every rst Friday of the month at 3 p.m. The church is located at 928 Howard St West. Contact Sheri Ortega at 386-3641108 or Paul Schmitz at 386-362-5710 for more information. MOAA-Military Ofcers Association of America The Suwannee River Valley Chapter of MOAA meets monthly (September through June) in Lake City. All active duty, retired, and for mer military ofcers of all services, including Reserve and National Guard, and spouses/ guests are welcome. For information and reservations call Mo Becnel (386)755-0756 or Steve Casto at (386)497-2986. The Suwannee River Valley Chapter, founded in 1990, is one of over 400 MOAA chapters around the world. Suwannee County Riding Club Bob Holmes Arena, Live Oak We have roping events on the second and fourth Fridays of the month. Sign ups at 7 p.m. and rides begin at 8 p.m. Speed events are held on the second and fourth Saturdays of the month. Sign ups begin at 6 p.m. and rides begin at 7 p.m. We ride from the fourth weekend of January until November with the exception of March where we have no rides. If you have any questions contact Brittney Smith at 386-688-1482. Recipe Swap Suwannee River Regional Library 1848 Ohio Ave. S, Live Oak 1st Tuesday of the month, 12 p.m. 1 p.m. Bring in a favorite recipe or dish, meet other foodies, and exchange ideas. Call 386-3622317 for Featured Recipe of the Month Christian Singles Meet every other Saturday at 5 p.m. Call for more information: 386-623-5810, 386-2880961, 386-438-3394. Branford Camera Club Hatch Park Community Center 403 SE Craven St. Branford Meets 3rd Thursday with an occasional ex ception 386-935-2044 or 386-590-6339 Critter Corner Suwannee County Animal Shelter 11150 144th St., McAlpin, Fla. (approx. 8 miles South off Hwy 129). If you are missing a pet or would love to adopt a pet, please come see us. Animals can be viewed Monday-Friday 9-1 and Saturday 9-12. Volunteers and transporters are desper ately needed; Tues.-Sat., 9-9:30 a.m., see Ms. Norma. Spay/Neuter 386-208-0072 Suwannee County Seniors Free Breakfast and Lunch Suwannee River Economic Councils Senior Center 1171 Nobles Ferry Road NW, Live Oak. Mon day-Friday 8 a.m. 5 p.m. Breakfast8:30 a.m./Lunch11:30 a.m. (make reservation for lunch by 9:30 a.m.) Bingo: (Wednesdays) 10 a.m. Meeting/Service: (Fridays) 10a.m. 386362-1164 First Baptist Church of Live Oak Clothes Closet 515 SW 5th Street, 1st and 3rd Thursday, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. (The Old Red Barn) Suwannee Valley Branch NAACP-Unit #5137 PO Box 6105, Live Oak, FL 32064 President: Alonzo Philmore Triumph The Church & Kingdom of God in Christ, 410 Taylor Ave. SW off of 7th St. 1st Monday each month, 7 p.m. Email: a1101st@comcast.net 386-205-9132 American Legion Post 107 10726 142nd St., Live Oak Off of Hwy 129 S, post is 1 mile on the right. Meets 1st Thursday at 12 p.m. 386-362-5987 Social Sewing Club Center Ave., off of 7th St. 2nd and 4th Tuesday For more information: 386-362-4062 Live Oak Garden Club 1300 11th St. SW, Live Oak 3rd Friday of each month, 11 a.m. liveoakoridagardenclub.com 386-364-4189 Stars Widow Group Antioch Baptist Church 5203 CR 795, Live Oak, FL 4th Monday, 10:30 a.m. 386-362-3101 Suwannee Amateur Radio Club 1st Tuesday, social at 6:30 p.m., regular meet ing at 7 p.m. North of I10 & US Hwy 129, Live Oak. Call for exact location and directions. www.suwanneearc.org 386-249-3616 Live Oak Art Guild Suwannee River Regional Library 1848 Ohio Ave. S, Live Oak Meets 1st Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. Judith Adams-386-776-2675 Suwannee Democratic Executive Committee Live Oak City Hall 101 White Ave. SE, Live Oak Meets 2nd Thursday, 7 p.m. Suwannee County Bassmasters Poole Realty Inc 127 E. Howard St., Live Oak Meets 1st Tuesday, 7 p.m. 386-688-0978 or 386-590-2885 Save the Cats of Live Oak Help needed at the shelter with feeding and cleaning Monday through Sundays. Help is also needed within the city limits with feeding sever al cat colonies Monday through Sundays. Items always needed are food, litter and resal able items for the thrift store located at 217 W. Howard St. downtown. For more information, contact 386-364-1006 or 407-748-0396. The Arc North Florida Recycle with us We recycle cardboard, name brand ink car tridges, laser toners, working cell phones w/ charger, digital cameras, GPS, MP3, and lap tops. 386-362-7143 ext. 0 Book Club for Adults Suwannee River Regional Library 1848 Ohio Ave. S, Live Oak Meets 4th Wednesday of the month at 2 p.m. Join us to discuss our latest read! 386-362-2317 Lunch & Learn History of Suwannee County Presented by County Historian, Eric Musgrove Suwannee River Regional Library 1848 Ohio Ave. S, Live Oak Meets 2nd Thursday of each month from 12-1 p.m. Bring your lunch & learn about our historic county! 386-362-2317 Weekly Meetings Savvy Caregiver Training at Jo Kennon Library Jo Kennon Public Library 10655 Dowling Park Dr. Live Oak, FL 32064 Are you caring for someone with dementia? Become a Savvy Caregiver! This training is presented by Elder Options and is designed for caregivers who assist persons with dementia and Alzheimers. Join them for these free class es each Tuesday, 1-3 p.m. for seven weeks, February 6-March 20. To register, please call Johnnie Jones III at 352-692-5277. 386-658-2670 Savvy Caregiver Training at Suwannee Re gional Library Savvy Caregiver is a free, seven-session training program designed for caregivers who serve family members and friends with any form of dementia (i.e. Alzheimers). Training begins Wednesday, March 7. It will be held at the Suwannee River Regional Library, 1848 S. Ohio Ave., in Live Oak. Sessions are from 10 a.m. until noon. Space is limited to the rst 15 who register. For information, or to register contact John nie Jones III at 352-692-5277 or by email at jonesj@agingresources.org. Pre-registration is required. Bridge Club seeking players Monday Bridge Club meets every Monday at 5:30 p.m. at a local restaurant in Live Oak. Club needs players. Contact Diana at 904254-8923 for details. Grace Lutheran Church hosting educational prayer classes Would you like to learn more of Jesus? Do you have questions about the Christian faith? Are you going through a difcult time and seek Gods council? Classes starting soon, those who attend can do so to t their schedules best. Different class times will be available. Please contact Pastor Doug Priestap at Grace Lutheran Church Live Oak, 386-364-1851 or gracelutheranliveo ak@gmail.com Childrens Table Food Distribution The Childrens Table Food Distribution will be at Peace Baptist Church, 7794 S. Hwy. 27, Bran ford, FL each Wednesday between 2:00-2:30. Bring a large laundry basket or other container to put food in. Donations will be accepted. For further information, 386-935-4681 Beginners AA meeting Beginners AA at Dowling Park meets Mon day-Wednesday-Saturday, 7 p.m. at The Lighthouse 23595 CR 250, Live Oak, 32060 For more information call 305-407-0895. www. LiveOakAA.com Live Oak Seed Library Every Wednesday from 1-3 p.m. Presented by the Suwannee County Master Gardeners. Check out seed packets and get all your gar dening questions answered at the Suwannee River Regional Library. 386-362-2317 GriefShare Support GriefShare is a pastor-supervised, lay-led, Bib lically based, Christ-centered, video assisted support group for persons who have lost loved ones or friends by death. The group will meet each Thursday at 10 a.m. beginning May 18 and run through August 10. This 13 week support program will be sched uled throughout the year on different day and time to give those on varying personal sched ules an opportunity to participate. All who have experienced the death of a loved one are cordially invited to become a participant in GriefShare. For more information call 383792-1122. Finding Your Roots? The Suwannee Valley Genealogy Society is the place to start! The library, located at 215 Wilbur Street SW near the football eld in Live Oak, is open to the public on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. to help you nd your ancestors. You do not have to be a member to use the library. Meetings are held on the rst Thursday of each month at 7 p.m. at the library. For further information, including membership prices, call Jinnie Hancock at 386-330-0110 or email JinnieSVGS@wind stream.net SREC, Inc. Senior Center weekly events The SREC, Inc. Senior Center, located at 1509 Martin Luther King Dr. SW in Jasper hosts weekly support counseling every Wednesday begin ning at 10 a.m. and Bible study every Friday at 10:30 a.m. For more information, contact Barbara Daniels at 386-792-1136. Events are subject to change. Quilting Friends Each Tuesday from 9 a.m.-noon Jasper Public Library, 311 Hatley St. in Jasper. 386-792-2285 He Speaks to Me bible study for women He Speaks to Me, a Priscilla Shirer Bible study for women, will be held on Tuesdays from 9:30-11 a.m. beginning Jan. 17 at Pinemount Baptist Church on Hwy 129 in McAlpin led by Chaplain Judy. For more information, contact her at 364-5558. We hope to see you there! Suwannee River Church of the Nazarene schedule The Suwannee River Church of the Nazarene is located at 18763 SE CR 137 in White Springs. For more information, call 386-397-2309. Sunday School9:45 10:45 a.m. Sunday Morning Service11 a.m. noon Afternoon PotluckNoon Sunday Evening Service6 7 p.m. Wednesday Evening Service6 p.m. TOPS #662 (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) Meets every Thursday. (8 a.m. for weighin, meeting at 9 a.m.) at Advent Christian Church, 911 Pinewood Ave., Live Oak, Fla. For more information, call Mary at 386-330-2535. Branford Seed Library Every second and fourth Tuesday from 2:304:30 p.m. Presented by the Suwannee County Master Gardeners. Check out seed packets and get all your gardening questions answered at the Branford Public Library. 386-935-1556 TOPS #9798 TOPS (Take Off Pounds Sensibly) TOPS #9798 is a support group that offers weekly weigh-ins and programs. The programs provide participants with health and weight loss information. Those ready to achieve weight loss and wish for more information may call Barbara at 386362-5933 or Dori at 386-658-2767. Mayo AA Group Located at the First United Methodist Church, meet every Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Thursday at 8 p.m. For more information, contact 386-294-2423 or 386-647-6424 AWANA Club New Hope Baptist Church, Mayo on Hwy. 51. From 6-8 p.m. and runs throughout the school year. Open to children ages two through sixth grades. For more information, call 386-2942742. Grief Share GriefShare, a special support group for people experiencing grief and loss, will be held on Wednesday evenings from 6-8 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Live Oak. The church is locat ed at 401 W. Howard St. Childcare is provided. Please call the church at 386-362-1583 if you would like to attend. Continued From Page 8A

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PAGE 10A THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 THE JASPER NEWS Jasper, FL From Page One pockets so the city did not have to because of their low budget. Brazil asked Stith why he came back for a third time when he previously left the re chief position due to disorganization and disarray of the town. What has changed? Brazil asked. You said you could not work for any of them, so what has changed? Youve had your ve minutes, Stith replied. I dont have to answer your question. Also during the meeting, the council held a public hearing in regards to a Small Cities Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application. There are four different categories that the town can apply for with the CDBG. The town is eligi ble for up to $600,000 in neighborhood revitaliza tion, commercial revitaliza tion or housing rehabilita tion and up to $1.5 million in the economic develop ment category. Ted ODonnell, a rep resentative from Jordan & Associates, explained to the council there is a percentage dedicated to each category from the total amount available for funding. Housing has 16 percent likelihood of re ceiving funding, neighbor hood revitalization has a 40.5 percent change, com mercial revitalization has a 3.5 percent chance and economic development has 40 percent chance. The council decided to go with the highest per centage chance of receiv ing a grant by going with the neighborhood revital ization category. Brazil asked but did not get an answer about why the council did not go with the economic development since it was less than a percentage point below the neighborhood revitaliza tion. The neighborhood revi talization part of the grant covers utility and drainage, paving, sidewalks, lighting, re protection or removal of architectural barriers. This is to prevent continu ing deterioration, crime, health and safety problems. For economic devel opment uses, the CDBG funding is a 50/50 public and private investment project to generate busi ness. The funds can be used for public infrastruc ture, land acquisition, building construction, loans to businesses and can be used for new or expand ing business activity. The council, with the exception of Mayor Rhett Bullard who was absent, declared April as Wa ter Conservation Month during the meeting. The re department was awarded $29,031.25 for ve Self-Contained Breath ing Apparatus from Assis tance to Fireghters Grant. The station completed the State Marshal Ofce Safe ty Inspection. The depart ment also updated the de partment logo using Linda LD Jacobson, ARP from Texas, at no charge. With the new health department clinic moving into the voting precinct, Hamilton County Super visor of Elections Laura Hutto said it would be better to move the precinct to a new location. It will now be held at the public library. Continued From Page 1A Video 2011. His appointment to the council came after the council declared Millers seat forfeited in October following a June review and a declaration in May by Town Manager Stacy Tebo that Miller was a rogue councilwoman. Miller was the first fe male mayor in the towns history when voted to that position in 2010. Jefferson, who had served previously, was elected onto the council in 2014 and was re-elect ed two years ago. McKenzie is also a long-time council mem ber, also previously serv ing as Vice Mayor. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. on April 24 at the White Springs Public Library. Continued From Page 1A Election and the GameZone arcade truck. There were performances by the Sunrise Choir, Bul lard Brothers, DVIII, Skip Johns and the Lowlands band, Lucinda Gail May nard, Brown Akers and the Foster Jammers and the nal performance was Die dra and the Ruff Pro Band. Kicking off the celebra tion Friday night was the Taste of White Springs food tasting party. Continued From Page 1A Festival County, rather than being shipped to another location. We see this project as an exciting opportunity not only for our company but for agriculture and Hamil ton County overall, Fed erico Boscolo, President of Cultiva Farms USA, said in a release. Bringing new agricultural techniques to the east coast of the United States has the potential to dramatically increase production while creating local job opportunities in Jennings. We are thrilled with our progress and thankful for the communi tys continued support of our business. Cultiva Farms is the rst company producing baby leaf in high tunnels (not hydroponic or vertical farming) and, at the mo ment, it is also the largest one. The farm includes 800 tunnels (hoop houses), providing 125 acres of covered area to produce conventional spinach and arugula year-round and provide a buffer for ad verse climate conditions. In addition, later this month, Cultiva plans to have in production an ad ditional 80 greenhouses to test organic productions; the aim is to have approx imately 600 more tunnels which are 100 percent organic. For Cultiva, it would create a true production and logistics hub in the center of the American Southeast. In Florida, Cultiva can produce nonstop from October to June, when the already too high temperatures would not allow any other type of production. Cultiva Farms USA is an incredible asset to our rich agricultural economy in Hamilton County, Susan Ramsey, Executive Director of HCDA, said in the release. Witnessing Cultivas growth over the last year has proven that they will be a long-stand ing corporate partner of our community and we are pleased to be a part of their investment and support their growth. Continued From Page 1A Cultiva rfrrnrt brfrn nffrnff nrnfrnf rf rfrffrfnfr

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PAGE 11A THE JASPER NEWS Jasper, FL 16013-1 -FOR RENTGREAT RATES FOR NICE LOOKING RENTALS WATER, SEWER, AND GARBAGE INCLUDED. NO PETS. 386-330-2567 rfnntbrrb rffnnttbft ftnfnnttbt nn tfn tn f The Jasper News Special Notices DEADLINES FOR CLASSIFIED & LEGAL LINE ADS: FOR WEDNESDAY SUWANNEE DEMOCRATNOON FRIDAY PRIOR FOR FRIDAY SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT-9:00 A.M. WEDNESDAY PRIOR FOR THURSDAY JASPER NEWSNOON FRIDAY PRIOR FOR THURSDAY MAYO FREE PRESSNOON FRIDAY PRIOR ClassiedsAre In TO ALL TRADESMEN & SERVICE PROVIDERS:Havent you always heard the old saying Big things come in small packages? Well, this is the idea behind the new Tri-County Service Directory coming soon to the classified pages of the Suwannee Democrat, The Jasper News & the Mayo Free Press!Call 386-362-1734 X102 for more info on how to place a small ad (thats the small packages part)to appear in all 3 of our publica tions which means the opportunity for your ad to be seen by approx. 4600 potential customers (and thats the big things part). Advent Christian Village Floridas First Retirement CommunityCurrent JOBS Line Advertisement call (386) 658-5627 or visit www.acvillage.net 24 hrs / day, 7 days / week Where People and Ex cellence Meet in a Small Community Setting FT Maintenance Worker Work includes residential and commercial building gener al maintenance; must have experience in all aspects of building maintenance and upkeep, including general renovation carpentry or good working knowledge of building electrical wiring (1 to 2 vacan cies). Valid FL DL required. FT / PT Laborer Position helps maintain clean working areas plus pressure wash and perform minor main tenance on outdoor building / paved surfaces, move mate rials to and from work areas, remove debris, and other simi lar tasks in indoor and outdoor settings. Competitive pay and benefits, great work environment, Christ-centered mission. Visit www.acvillage.net for a downloadable applica tion, or visit our office to apply in person, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. till 4:00 p.m. EOE / Drug-Free Workplace / Criminal background checks required. General Help Wanted PARAMEDIC/ FIREFIGHTER POSITION and/or FIREFIGHTER/EMT POSITIONSuwannee County Fire Res cue Services is currently seek ing applicants for Fulltime and Casual Paramedic/Firefight ers and/or Firefighter/EMTs. Interested applicants may obtain an application online at suwcounty.org, at the Suwan nee County Building Depart ment, 224 Pine Avenue, Live Oak, Florida 32064; (386) 364-3407 or Public Works, 13150 80th Terrace Live Oak, FL 32060; (386) 364-3400. This position is open until filled. The Suwannee County Board of County Commission ers is an equal employment opportunity employer that does not discriminate against any qualified employee or ap plicant because of race, color, national origin, sex, including pregnancy, age, disability, or marital status. Spanish speaking individuals are en couraged to apply. All appli cants subject to a pre-em ployment physical. Successful completion of a drug test is a condition of employment. Fail ure to successfully test free of illegal or controlled drugs will result in non-employment of the applicant for a minimum of 1 year. Failure to successfully test free of illegal or controlled drugs will result in non-em ployment of the applicant for a minimum of 1 year. EE/AA/V/D Professional EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY CITY OF LIVE OAK POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICERDuties: Provides law enforcement services and police duties associated with the protection, safety and welfare of the citizens within our community. Minimum Requirements: Must be at least 19 years of age, possess State of Florida Law Enforcement Certification, U.S. Citizen, High School Diploma or GED, no felony or misdemeanor convictions for perjury or false statement, never have received a dishonorable discharge from any of the Armed Forces, successfully pass a background investigation as required by Florida Department of Law Enforcement, successful completion of pre-employment testing requirements (drug screen, psychological examination and physical examination). Possess valid Florida drivers license. Entry Level Salary: $ 32,352.57 Holiday Pay: $1,728.10 Total Package (excluding overtime) $34,021.25Benefits: All equipment including uniforms and other required equipment are provided. Florida State Retirement System. Ten paid holidays and one personal paid holiday. Those employees required to work on a holiday are paid at time and one half for the hours they work. Paid PTO and employee Health Insurance Package (includes life and disability insurance). Take home car program based on position, seniority and providing you live in Suwannee County.Application Deadline: Application must be submitted to the Office of the City Manager, 101 S.E. White Avenue, Live Oak, Florida 32064. Open until filled. First review of applications will begin on 04/9/2018 .FIREFIGHTER/EMTDuties: Performs firefighting and EMT rescue activities; operates and maintains fire equipment; performs inspec tions and recommends fire prevention measures; and ad ministers first aid. Minimum Requirements: Graduate from a standard high school and must possess a fire fighter certification as required by Florida Statutes and State of Florida or National EMT cer tification. Applicant must meet required health and physical standards and possess a valid Florida Driver License. The ap plicant must possess a certifi cate of compliance by the Fire Fighters Standards and Train ing Council in accordance with Chapter 633.34 and 633.35 Florida Statutes. Salary Range: $ 32,293.15 to $48,776.00 annually, plus $1,500.00 EMT stipend. Application Deadline: Appli cation must be submitted to the office of the City Manager, 101 White Avenue SE, Live Oak, Florida 32064. Applications will be accepted until April 20, 2018 at 4:00 p.m. Physical Agility/Written Testing for this position will be held on April 28, 2018 at 8:00 a.m. at the City of Live Oak Fire Depart ment. For further information please contact the LOFD at (386) 362-1313.The City of Live Oak is an Equal Opportuni ty/Affirmative Action/Drug-Free Workplace employer and does not discriminate in hiring. Minorities, Women and Disabled are encour aged to apply. If you have a disability and require special accommodations during the selection process, please notify the City Man agers Office at (386) 362-2276. Educational CNA CLASSES Nursing Assistants are in GREAT demand! Quest Training offers nurse taught classes. No GED required if age 18 yr. Day and Evening classes available. (386)362-1065 Farm Equipment I PAY YOU THOUSANDS $$$ TO HUNT DEER OR DOVES ON YOUR PROPERTY 850-443-0482 FIND IT IN THE Yard/Estate Sales 3289 101st Ln Live Oak, FL. at Suwannee Station Bap tist Church. Sat, 3/24, 7a-2p. Church-wide Yard Sale. Over 20 families items. Lots of great stuff!! Yard/Estate Sales STOP BY THE SUWANNEE DEMOCRAT OFFICE 521 Demorest Street, SE Live Oak, FL AND PLACE YOUR GA RAGE (YARD, ESTATE, OR MOVING) SALE AD IN TWO EDITIONS OF THE SU WANNEE DEMOCRAT TO RECEIVE A FREE GARAGE SALE KIT* *Kit contains: 3-11X13 Signs 1Pre-Sale Checklist 1Tipsheet for a Successful Sale 1Sheet of Price Stickers Hay for Sale FOR SALE: VERY GOOD PERENNIAL PEANUT HAY Approx. 500-lb rolls. $85 per roll-cash at the farm. Hank Sheddan, Live Oak, FL 386-590-1827 hws332@yahoo.com Misc Merchandise HAVE YOU BEEN MEANING TO CLEAR OUT SOME OF THE CLUTTER? RECYCLE, REDUCE, REUSE? MAYBE GET RID OF THAT UGLY (YOU THINK) VASE AUNT EDNA LEFT YOU IN HER WILL? WE CAN HELP! IF YOU CAN PART WITH ANY SINGLE UNWANTED ITEM FOR LESS THAN $500.00, YOU CAN RUN A 5-LINE AD WITH US FOR ONE WEEK AT NO CHARGE! (Offer restricted to one ad for one item within a 4-week period) CALL THE CLASSIFIEDS DEPARTMENT AT 386-362-1734 X102 Manufactured Homes FOR SALE: 3Bd/2Ba SWMH (14X80). 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PAGE 12A THE JASPER NEWS Jasper, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 Doctors get rich from controversial drug maker as patients become addicts Nation rr fn Raycom News Network Editors Note This is the last of three-part series on ways doctors, regulators and drug com panies contribute to the nations opioid addiction epidemic. MOBILE, Ala. Tamisan Witherspoon lost her marriage, her home and her health while two Alabama pain doctors amassed a fortune at her expense. The suburban soccer mom turned couch-potato addict who overdosed weekly from opioids blames Drs. John P. Couch and his partner Xiulu Ruan for her prescription pill hell. Public records show the doctors bought luxury cars and lived the good life on the backs of Witherspoon and other patients by prescribing the powerful painkiller Subsys in return for kickbacks from the company that makes the drug. Witherspoon is one of the lucky patients. She survived her addiction to Subsys, a spray form of the opioid fentanyl thats 100 times stronger than morphine and in tended for cancer patients. As many as 240 other Couch and Ruan patients died, according to the Drug Enforcement Agency. Both doctors are currently serving federal prison terms for illegal drug prescribing conduct. Witherspoon says she has never had can cer and should not have been treated with Subsys. The only reason I was so somebody could get paid and get rich, she said. Thats it. It was not because I needed it. I did what they told me. And became an addict. Her somber story of addiction illustrates the consequences of pharmaceutical com panies courting doctors willing to prescribe opioids in exchange for dollars for consult ing fees, meals and travel. In the opioid crisis gripping the nation, Subsys is small sh. Fewer than .02 per cent of the 52 million opioid patients were prescribed the drug in 2015, public drug records show. But the drugs maker, Arizona-based Insys Therapeutics, has attracted scrutiny for its marketing tactics and legal troubles involving payments to medical providers who prescribe Subsys. John Kapoor, the founder and then chair man of Insys, was arrested last year on federal charges, including racketeering and conspiracy to violate the anti-kickback law which is designed to protect patients and health care programs from the corrupt ing inuence of money. But some prescribers of Subsys who accepted Insys payments have not faced similar fates and still practice medicine. Katie Koziara, spokeswoman for the trade group Pharmaceutical Research and Manufacturers of America, defended ethi cal collaboration between drug companies and doctors. She said it not only helps advance patient care, but is essential in the development of new treatments and diag nostics. Marketing dangerous drugs Of the top 20 recipients of Insys pay ments from 2013 to 2016, all but two have active medical licenses in their state, ac cording Raycom Medias analysis of public pharmaceutical payment data. Pharmaceutical companies seeking to market their drugs spend billions of dol lars in payments to doctors for consulting, promotional speaking, meals and research. The companies are required to report the payments to the federal government. The federal data shows Insys, a specialty drug company, isnt even among the top 50 companies that paid doctors. But an expert familiar with bad behavior by pharmaceuti cal companies says Insys took doctor pay ments to a new level. Insys really sort of set a new bar for sliminess at-out bribing doctors to prescribe the most dangerous class of opi oid on the market, said Andrew Kolodny, co-director of the Opioid Policy Research Collaborative at Brandeis University. Over a four-year period, Insys paid $18.7 million to more than 13,000 doctors for food, consulting fees and travel, federal records show. When the Food and Drug Administration approved Subsys in 2012, it stated that In sys could only market the drug for cancer patients already on painkillers. But doctors can prescribe the drug to other patients in spite of the FDA recommendation. Half of the Insys payments went to phy sicians specializing in cancer or pain treat ment. The rest of the payments worth $7.6 million went to doctors such as psychologists, sports medicine physicians and a marriage therapist. Dr. Todd Schlifstein of New York is one of the paid medical practitioners who spe cializes in sports medicine. But while Insys was buying him more than a $100,000 in meals, travel and consulting fees, Schlif stein was tweeting about Botox and lip ll ers to promote his medical spa business. His partner, Dr. Jeffrey L. Goldstein, was one of Insys top recipients in 2014, receiv ing $122,000 that year. Government lings listed Goldstein as a doctor in emergency medicine. His bio promoted his holistic approach to care and love for athletics and anti-aging medicine. Together, Goldstein and Schlifstein were paid more than $360,000 by Insys from 2013 to 2015. During that time, the two doctors also prescribed $5.5 million worth of the opioid Subsys to Medicare patients. Both still have active licenses. Schlifstein was placed on a three-year probation by the NY Medical Board for misprescribing con trolled substances. Goldstein and Schlifstein did not return a request for comment. Dr. Ed Lubin, of Florida, who specializes in pain treatment, received $160,000 from Insys during a four-year period. According to Medicare Part D data, Lubin wrote the third highest number of Subsys prescrip tions in the country from 2013 to 2015. His license is still active. In 2016, Lubin changed clinics and said in an email that his compensation was in exchange for lectures he gave to fellow medical professionals. At no time did I advocate, either in my lectures or in discussion with colleagues for the use of Subsys for any condition other than cancer pain, he said. Lubin didnt answer when he was asked if he prescribed Subsys to non-cancer pa tients. After this story was originally post ed, Lubin emailed to state that he did take the required FDA training for prescribing Subsys. From Tylenol to Subsys Arkansas pain doctor Mahmood Ahmad signed onto Insys speaker program and quickly became one of the top Subsys pre scribers in the country, according to a fed eral lawsuit led against him and the drug maker by one of his former patients. Between 2014 and 2015, Ahmad wrote 1,450 Subsys prescriptions and collected more than $150,000 in payments. The year before, Ahmad prescribed Subsys only 50 times, court records say. Cheryl Hartseld began seeing Ahmad in 2011 after a referral from another doctor. Years of lifting and hauling crates of soda as a sales representative for a beverage company had taken its toll on her joints. She was in constant pain. Ahmad successfully treated her pain with hydrocodone and Tylenol, said her attorney Tab Turner. But in 2014, he added Subsys to her prescriptions in increasing doses even though her condition had not changed. By the end of 2015, Hartseld, then se verely addicted, ended up in the hospital suffering from extreme withdrawal symp toms because her Subsys had run out. She entered rehab, but by then, her life was forever damaged. It basically fried her brain, said Turner, who has sued Ahmad, Insys and others. Her mother cares for her now. Hartseld wasnt told about the addictive nature of the drug, that it was meant only for cancer patients or that doctors were be ing paid by the drug maker to prescribe it, Turner said. These patients were not informed about tbttttt rff ttttttt t nrtr tbtttt t tbttt anything, including the prots, Turner said. These guys were drug dealers dis guised as doctors. Ahmad is believed to be living overseas and could not be reached for comment. Tamisan Witherspoon, the Alabama soc cer mom, didnt know Subsys back story. In 2013, during a hernia operation, a surgeon accidentally clamped a nerve to her stomach, leaving her in extreme pain. Rath er than operate on the 40-year-old mother again to x the clamp, the surgeon referred her to Dr. Couch at the Physicians Pain Specialists of Alabama. On her rst day at the clinic, she saw a nurse practitioner and left with prescrip tions for a muscle relaxer, Oxycodone and Subsys. She never met with Couch that day or any other day during her year of treatment. In fact, she couldnt even pick him out in court when she testied at his criminal trial for running a pill mill. Within a week of that rst appointment, Witherspoon knew she had become addict ed to Subsys. It takes you so far down, she said. Its a horric drug to be addicted to. Each Monday, she went to the clinic to get her weekly supply of Subsys and four other prescriptions. All were lled at a pharmacy the doctors owned. Witherspoon didnt pay for the Subsys. But her insurance company did to the tune of $3,000 every week for a year. Court records said Insys concocted a scheme to deceive insurance companies, in cluding Medicare, about patient conditions, setting up a call center that pretended to be the doctors ofces to conrm to insurers that patients receiving Subsys had cancer. Insurance companies tend not cover Subsys, which is expensive, unless it is prescribed for cancer treatment, meaning patients like Witherspoon, who did not have cancer, should have been excluded. Witherspoon said she spent nearly every day of 2014 on a couch, unable to func tion and at times unable to wake up. She estimates her family called 911 weekly to have medics revive her. My kids were always thinking I was dead, she said. Her two youngest daughters were just 11 and 16 at the time. Her oldest daughter was married but lived nearby in Mobile. I never used drugs until then, Wither spoon said. I was a church woman, this woman of God. I was a booster mom, a PTA mom. The addiction strained her marriage. When her husband hid her drugs, she would ransack the house, tossing clothes from every closet and drawer, until she found them. When he took her drugs to work with him, shed storm in and cause a scene. He gave me a lot of opportunities and a lot of chances, Witherspoon said. I would just be irate, screaming and holler ing. They eventually divorced. The week of Thanksgiving that year, Witherspoon arrived at her appointment to nd her nurse going in and out of consciousness. Her speech was slurred. Witherspoon recognized the behavior and realized her nurse was also an addict. She left the appointment with 12 pre scriptions for an array of opioids and a new-found determination to get clean. Within 36 hours, she boarded a plane to a rehabilitation center in Wilmington, N.C. Upon her return to Alabama six weeks later, she began to build her new life. When she broke an ankle that required surgically inserted screws, she refused the painkillers the doctors offered. I dont want to take any pain medicines ever again, she told them. Her doctor, Couch, and his partner Ruan, were sentenced last year to 20 years and 21 years in federal prison, respective ly, for illegally prescribing opioids. The government also seized their homes, exotic cars, investment accounts and even their childrens college funds to recoup $32 million in court-ordered restitution. Stephen Azzam, who oversaw the DEAs investigation, called the doctors two pieces of garbage. Theyve harmed a lot of people. They abused their privilege and their power. Investigative producer Tom Wright and News Content Specialist Erin Snodgrass contributed to this report.

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PAGE 14A THE JASPER NEWS Jasper, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 Public Notices Protecting Your Right to Know Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO.: 20I 7CA000063CAAXMX WILMINGTON SAVINGS FUND SOCIETY, FSB, AS TRUSTEE OF STANWICH MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST A, Plaintiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS OF CATHERLENE JOHNSON; et al., Defendant(s). NOTICE OF ACTION TO: Monique Bryant Unknown Spouse of Monique Bry ant Last Known Residence: 16734 Branch Street, White Springs, FL 32096 YOU ARE NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property in Hamilton County, Florida: ALL THAT CERTAIN LAND SIT UATE IN HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA, VIZ: PART OF BLOCK 11, RENAUAS SURVEY IN THE CITY OF WHITE SPRINGS, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULAR DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE INTERSECTION OF THE CEN TERLINE OF FIRST STREET AND THE NORTH BOUNDARY LINE OF BRANCH STREET RUN NORTH 88 DEGREES 40 MINUTES EAST ALONG THE NORTH BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID BRANCH STREET A DISTANCE OF 368 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING; THENCE NORTH 1 DEGREE 23 MINUTES EAST A DISTANCE OF 192.20 FEET TO THE SOUTHERLY RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF THE GEORGIA SOUTHERN AND FLORIDA RAILROAD; THENCE SOUTH 48 DEGREES 28 MINUTES EAST ALONG SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF 78.50 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 1 DEGREE 23 MIN UTES WEST A DISTANCE OF 138.74 FEET TO THE NORTH BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID BRANCH STREET; THENCE SOUTH 88 DEGREES 40 MINUTES WEST ALONG NORTH BOUNDARY LINE OF SAID BRANCH STREET A DISTANCE OF 60 FEET TO POINT OF BEGINNING. has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your written defenses, if any, to it on ALDRIDGE J PITH, LLP, Plaintiffs attorney, at 1615 South Congress Avenue, Suite 200, Delray Beach, FL 33445, on or before 30 days from the first date of publica tion of this notice, and file the original with the clerk of this court either be fore 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 February 16, 2018. (Court Seal) GREG GODWIN As Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Cynthia Johnson As Deputy Clerk 03/15, 03/22/2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2017CA000045 CITIZENS COMMUNITY BANK, Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT CAROLL SMITH, De ceased, TERRI KEELING, SPOUSE OF ROBERT CARROLL SMITH, UN KNOWN HEIRS, DEVISES, GRANT EES, CREDITORS OR OTHER PAR TIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER ROBERT CAROLL SMITH AND OAK WOODLANDS PROPER TY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida non-profit corporation, Defendants. NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE PURSUANT TO SECTION 45.031(1), FLORIDA STATUTES TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the final judgment of foreclosure entered on February 16, 2018 in Case No. 2017CA000045 in the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit for Hamilton County, Florida, in which ROBERT CARROLL SMITH, DE CEASED, TERRI KEELING, SPOUSE OF ROBERT CARROLL SMITH, UN KNOWN HEIRS, DEVISES, GRANT EES, CREDITORS OR OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY THROUGH, UNDER ROBERT CARROLL SMITH AND OAK WOODLANDS PROPERTY OWENERS ASSOCIATION, are the defendants, I, Greg Godwin, will sell at public sale the following described real property: Lot 15 of SOUTH LAKE WOOD LANDS, at Oak Woodlands Subdi vision according to the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 124 in the Public Records of Hamilton Coun ty, Florida. (Subject lot is restricted to Doublewide Mobile homes or Man ufactured Homes containing a mini mum of 1200 square feet heated area and/or site built homes with minimum of 1200 square feet heated area.) SUBJECT TO: Conditions, limitations, easements of record, ordinances of Hamilton County, Florida, rules and regulations of Suwannee River Water Management District, existing roads and right of ways and to Development Order and Declaration of Restrictions and Protective Covenants for Oak Woodlands Development of Regional Impact as recorded in Public Records of Hamilton County, Florida. ALSO subject to taxes accruing after De cember 31, 2006, and existing roads and rights of way. The sale will be held on March 28, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. on the sale date to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the front entrance of the Courthouse, 207 NE 1st Street, Jasper, Hamilton County, Florida in accordance with Section 45.031 of the Florida Statutes. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTER EST 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 AF TER THE SALE. American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Notice In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), dis abled persons who, because of their disabilities, need special accommoda tion to participate in this proceeding, should contact ADA Coordinator, 386758-2163 not later than five business days prior to such proceeding. Dated February 16, 2018. (Court Seal) GREG GODWIN Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Cynthia Johnson As Deputy Clerk 03/15, 03/22/2018 Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION CASE NO. 2017CA000045 CITIZENS COMMUNITY BANK, Plaintiff, vs. ROBERT CAROLL SMITH, De ceased, TERRI KEELING, SPOUSE OF ROBERT CARROLL SMITH, UN KNOWN HEIRS, DEVISES, GRANT EES, CREDITORS OR OTHER PAR TIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER ROBERT CAROLL SMITH AND OAK WOODLANDS PROPER TY OWNERS ASSOCIATION, INC., a Florida non-profit corporation, Defendants. NOTICE OF JUDICIAL SALE PURSUANT TO SECTION 45.031(1), FLORIDA STATUTES TO WHOM IT MAY CONCERN: Notice is hereby given that pursuant to the final judgment of foreclosure entered on February 16, 2018 in Case No. 2017CA000045 in the Circuit Court of the Third Judicial Circuit for Hamilton County, Florida, in which ROBERT CARROLL SMITH, DE CEASED, TERRI KEELING, SPOUSE OF ROBERT CARROLL SMITH, UN KNOWN HEIRS, DEVISES, GRANT EES, CREDITORS OR OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING BY THROUGH, UNDER ROBERT CARROLL SMITH AND OAK WOODLANDS PROPERTY OWENERS ASSOCIATION, are the defendants, I, Greg Godwin, will sell at public sale the following described real property: Lot 15 of SOUTH LAKE WOOD LANDS, at Oak Woodlands Subdi vision according to the Plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 2, Page 124 in the Public Records of Hamilton Coun ty, Florida. (Subject lot is restricted to Doublewide Mobile homes or Man ufactured Homes containing a mini mum of 1200 square feet heated area and/or site built homes with minimum of 1200 square feet heated area.) SUBJECT TO: Conditions, limitations, easements of record, ordinances of Hamilton County, Florida, rules and regulations of Suwannee River Water Management District, existing roads and right of ways and to Development Order and Declaration of Restrictions and Protective Covenants for Oak Woodlands Development of Regional Impact as recorded in Public Records of Hamilton County, Florida. ALSO subject to taxes accruing after De cember 31, 2006, and existing roads and rights of way. The sale will be held on March 28, 2018, at 11:00 a.m. on the sale date to the highest and best bidder for cash, at the front entrance of the Courthouse, 207 NE 1st Street, Jasper, Hamilton County, Florida in accordance with Section 45.031 of the Florida Statutes. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN INTER EST 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 AF TER THE SALE. American with Disabilities Act (ADA) Notice In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), dis abled persons who, because of their disabilities, need special accommoda tion to participate in this proceeding, should contact ADA Coordinator, 386758-2163 not later than five business days prior to such proceeding. Dated February 16, 2018. (Court Seal) GREG GODWIN Clerk of the Court By: /s/ Cynthia Johnson As Deputy Clerk 03/15, 03/22/2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO: 2018-CP-09 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF ARTHUR RALPH FRENCH, JR., Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: Within three months from the time of the first publication of this notice, you are required to file with the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Hamilton County, Florida, Probate division, the address of which is 207 NE 1st Street, Jasper, Florida 32052 a written and verified statement of any claim or demand you may have against the estate of ARTHUR RALPH FRENCH, JR. de ceased. Each claim must be in writing and must indicate the basis for the claim, the name and address of the cred itor or his agent or attorney, and the amount claimed. If the claim is not yet due, the date when it will become due shall be stated. If the claim is con tingent or unliquidated, the nature of the uncertainty shall be stated. If the claim is secured, the security shall be described. The claimant shall deliver a copy of the claim to the clerk who shall furnish a copy to the personal representative. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. Dated this 5th day of March, 2018. /s/ Donald Rudser Donald K. Rudser Florida Bar No. 120735 P.O. Box 948 Jasper, Florida 32052 (386) 792-1933 rudserd@windstream.net Attorney for the Personal Representative 03/15, 03/22/2018 Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA, PROBATE DIVISION CASE NO: 2018-CP-09 IN RE: THE ESTATE OF ARTHUR RALPH FRENCH, JR., Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS TO ALL PERSONS HAVING CLAIMS OR DEMANDS AGAINST THE ABOVE ESTATE: Within three months from the time of the first publication of this notice, you are required to file with the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Hamilton County, Florida, Probate division, the address of which is 207 NE 1st Street, Jasper, Florida 32052 a written and verified statement of any claim or demand you may have against the estate of ARTHUR RALPH FRENCH, JR. de ceased. Each claim must be in writing and must indicate the basis for the claim, the name and address of the cred itor or his agent or attorney, and the amount claimed. If the claim is not yet due, the date when it will become due shall be stated. If the claim is con tingent or unliquidated, the nature of the uncertainty shall be stated. If the claim is secured, the security shall be described. The claimant shall deliver a copy of the claim to the clerk who shall furnish a copy to the personal representative. ALL CLAIMS AND DEMANDS NOT SO FILED WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. Dated this 5th day of March, 2018. /s/ Donald Rudser Donald K. Rudser Florida Bar No. 120735 P.O. Box 948 Jasper, Florida 32052 (386) 792-1933 rudserd@windstream.net Attorney for the Personal Representative 03/15, 03/22/2018 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 18000005CAAXMX NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC D/B/A MR. COOPER, Plaintiff, vs. MISSOURI BAKER, et. al. Defendant(s), NOTICE OF ACTIONCONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE TO: MISSOURI BAKER and UN KNOWN SPOUSE OF MISSOURI BAKER whose residence is unknown and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being foreclosed herein. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property: LOT 12, OF MEADOW BROOKS WEST, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 109, OF THE PUB LIC RECORDS OF HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your writ ten defenses, if any, to it on counsel for Plaintiff, whose address is 6409 Congress Avenue, Suite 100, Boca Raton, Florida 33487 on or before 30 days from Date of First Publication of this Notice and file the original with 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 de manded in the complaint or petition filed herein. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court at Hamilton County, Florida, this 7th day of March, 2018. (Court Seal) GREG GODWIN CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Cynthia Johnson DEPUTY CLERK ROBERTSON, ANSCHUTZ & SCHNEID, PL 6409 Congress Ave., Suite 100 Boca Raton, FL 33487 PRIMARY EMAIL: mail@rasflaw.com 03/15, 03/22/2018 Legals IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE THIRD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 18000005CAAXMX NATIONSTAR MORTGAGE LLC D/B/A MR. COOPER, Plaintiff, vs. MISSOURI BAKER, et. al. Defendant(s), NOTICE OF ACTIONCONSTRUCTIVE SERVICE TO: MISSOURI BAKER and UN KNOWN SPOUSE OF MISSOURI BAKER whose residence is unknown and all parties having or claiming to have any right, title or interest in the property described in the mortgage being foreclosed herein. YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that an action to foreclose a mortgage on the following property: LOT 12, OF MEADOW BROOKS WEST, AS RECORDED IN PLAT BOOK 2, PAGE 109, OF THE PUB LIC RECORDS OF HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA has been filed against you and you are required to serve a copy of your writ ten defenses, if any, to it on counsel for Plaintiff, whose address is 6409 Congress Avenue, Suite 100, Boca Raton, Florida 33487 on or before 30 days from Date of First Publication of this Notice and file the original with 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 de manded in the complaint or petition filed herein. WITNESS my hand and the seal of this Court at Hamilton County, Florida, this 7th day of March, 2018. (Court Seal) GREG GODWIN CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT By: /s/ Cynthia Johnson DEPUTY CLERK ROBERTSON, ANSCHUTZ & SCHNEID, PL 6409 Congress Ave., Suite 100 Boca Raton, FL 33487 PRIMARY EMAIL: mail@rasflaw.com 03/15, 03/22/2018 INVITATION TO BID Hamilton County Board of County Commissioners extends an invitation to bid for the construction of a Shop at the Hamilton County Road Depart ment. Scope of work will consist of engineer ing and construction of similar red iron building attached to existing building along with construction of concrete foundation and a 7 ton vehicle hoist and four rollup doors. Complete write-up and specifications can be obtained at the Hamilton Coun ty Road Department located at 1623 Martin Luther King Dr SW, Jasper, FL (386)792-1500 Monday through Thursday weekdays. Prerequisite to bid: must have the following licenses, Florida Building Contractor license and have proof of insurance, worker compensation and general liability. Bidders must attend job site walk thru at Monday 9:00 A.M. on April 9, 2018 at 1623 Martin Luther King Dr SW, Jasper, FL. Bids must be submitted in triplicate in a sealed envelope to County Co ordinators Office located at 1153 US HWY NW Suite 2, Jasper, Florida, no later than Thursday at 2:00 PM April 26, 2018. Bids will be opened Thursday at 3:00 pm April 26, 2018 at the County Coordinators Office located at 1153 US HWY NW Suite 2, Jasper, Florida. Local contractor preference will be in play. 10% retainage will be held until total acceptance of project by the County. The Hamilton County Board of Com missioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids. Bids will be submitted to Hamilton County Board of Commissioners on May 1, 2018 for consideration. 03/22, 03/29/2018 JASPER SUPER STORAGE 1213 US HWY 129 N JASPER, FL 850-253-5584 The contents of the following storage units will be sold on March 30, 2018 at the address stated above: Sandra Williams Units 59 & 60 Cynthia Jackson Unit 36 Regina Johnson Unit 47 Hazel Strickland Unit 77 03/15, 03/22/2018 NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Virl Dye, the holder of the following certif icate(s) has filed said certificate(s) for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number(s) and year(s) of issuance, the description of the prop erty, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO.: 1038 Issued May 27, 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel No. 6494-000 Section 6 Township 1N Range 14E 1-498 Lot 16 Blk 105 Langs Survey Town of Jasper NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: Estate of H.M. Tuten Heirs C/O Stephen P. Tuten All of said property being in the Coun ty of Hamilton, State of Florida. Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certif icate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the South Front Door of the Hamilton County Courthouse, 207 Northeast First Street, Jasper, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Pursuant to Chapter 197.542(2), Flor ida Statutes, the highest bidder is re quired to post a non-refundable cash deposit of $200 with the Clerk of Court at the time of the sale, to be applied to the sale price at the time of full pay ment. The Clerk may require bidders to show their willingness and ability to post the cost deposit. /s/ Greg Godwin Greg Godwin Clerk of Circuit Court Hamilton County, Florida 03/01, 03/08, 03/15, 03/22/2018 Legals NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that Virl Dye, the holder of the following certif icate(s) has filed said certificate(s) for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate number(s) and year(s) of issuance, the description of the prop erty, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO.: 1038 Issued May 27, 2011 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel No. 6494-000 Section 6 Township 1N Range 14E 1-498 Lot 16 Blk 105 Langs Survey Town of Jasper NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: Estate of H.M. Tuten Heirs C/O Stephen P. Tuten All of said property being in the Coun ty of Hamilton, State of Florida. Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certif icate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the South Front Door of the Hamilton County Courthouse, 207 Northeast First Street, Jasper, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Pursuant to Chapter 197.542(2), Flor ida Statutes, the highest bidder is re quired to post a non-refundable cash deposit of $200 with the Clerk of Court at the time of the sale, to be applied to the sale price at the time of full pay ment. The Clerk may require bidders to show their willingness and ability to post the cost deposit. /s/ Greg Godwin Greg Godwin Clerk of Circuit Court Hamilton County, Florida 03/01, 03/08, 03/15, 03/22/2018 FIND IT IN THE LEGALS NOTICE OF APPLICATION FOR TAX DEED NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that IDE Technologies, Inc., the holder of the following certificate(s) has filed said certificate(s) for a tax deed to be issued thereon. The certificate num ber(s) and year(s) of issuance, the description of the property, and the names in which it was assessed are as follows: CERTIFICATE NO.: 806 Issued May 31, 2012 DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY: Parcel No. 4904-063 Section 22 Township 2N Range 11E 372384 Lot 4 Lake Country Oaks at Oak Woodlands ORB 410-330 NAME(S) IN WHICH ASSESSED: Jerry A. & Irvena Giffin All of said property being in the Coun ty of Hamilton, State of Florida. Unless such certificate or certificates shall be redeemed according to law, the property described in such certif icate or certificates will be sold to the highest bidder at the South Front Door of the Hamilton County Courthouse, 207 Northeast First Street, Jasper, Florida at 11:00 a.m. on Thursday, April 5, 2018. Pursuant to Chapter 197.542(2), Flor ida Statutes, the highest bidder is re quired to post a non-refundable cash deposit of $200 with the Clerk of Court at the time of the sale, to be applied to the sale price at the time of full pay ment. The Clerk may require bidders to show their willingness and ability to post the cost deposit. /s/ Greg Godwin Greg Godwin Clerk of Circuit Court Hamilton County, Florida 03/01, 03/08, 03/15, 03/22/2018 Legals PUBLIC AUCTION Location: Dennis Garage 8109 NW CR 146 Jennings, FL 32053 Date: 04/02/2018 Time: 8:00 A.M. 2003 FORD VIN: 1FMRU15W43LA73868 1998 BUICK VIN: 1G4HR52K2WH522879 2005 FRHT VIN: 1FUJA6CK15LU64835 2015 WABH VIN: 1JJV532DXFL838866 03/22/2018 REQUEST FOR BIDS The Board of County Commissioners of Hamilton County, Florida, will re ceive bids for: 3000 GALLON FIRE TENDER, specifications may be obtained at Hamilton County Emer gency Management 1133 US Hwy 41 NW Jasper, Fl. 32052 (386)792-6647 email: hland@hamiltongov.org You may file your bid in the office of the Clerk of Circuit Court, Room 106, Hamilton County Courthouse, 207 Northeast First Street, Jasper, Florida, any time before 3:00 p.m. on Friday, April 20, 2018 Bids may be mailed or hand-delivered to the Clerks Office. All bids received after this date and time will not be considered. NOTE: BIDS SHALL BE SUBMIT TED IN TRIPLICATE, SEALED AND MARKED: FIRE TENDER. Bids will be opened and reviewed on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 3:05 p.m. in the Board Meeting Room (112), Ham ilton County Courthouse, 207 North east First Street, Jasper, Florida. Bids may be awarded during the regular meeting of the Board of County Com missioners on Tuesday, May 1, 2018 at 9:00 a.m. or as soon thereafter as possible. The Board of County Commissioners reserves the right to refuse any or all bids in whole or in part, with or without cause, and/or to accept the bid that in his best judgment will be for the best interest of Hamilton County. A person or affiliate who has been placed on the convicted vendor list fol lowing a conviction for a public entity crime may not submit a bid on a con tract to provide any goods or services to a public entity, may not submit a bid on a contract with a public entity for the construction or repair of a public building, or public work, may not sub mit bids on leases of real property to a public entity, may not be awarded or perform work as a contractor, suppli er, subcontractor, or consultant under a contract with any public entity, and may not transact business with any public entity in excess of the threshold amount provided in Section 287.017, Florida Statutes, for CATEGORY TWO for a period of 36 months from the date of being placed on the convicted ven dor list. Dated this 14st day of March, 2018 BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS HAMILTON COUNTY, FLORIDA 207 NORTHEAST FIRST STREET JASPER, FLORIDA 32052 PH (386) 792-1288 03/22, 03/29/2018 Stay Informed!Exercise Your Right To Know! 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PAGE 15A THE JASPER NEWS Jasper, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 Nation Printers, publishers launch coalition to stop newsprint tariffs ARLINGTON, Va. Mem bers of the printing, publishing and paper-producing indus tries, which employ more than 600,000 workers, announced Monday the formation of Stop Tariffs on Printers & Publish ers (STOPP), a coalition to fight proposed countervailing duties and anti-dumping du ties on imports of Canadian uncoated groundwood papers including newsprint and other papers. These preliminary duties, which were assessed by the Department of Commerce in January and March, respec tively, are reportedly the result of a petition filed by North Pacific Paper Company. The STOPP coalition said in a prepared statement it is concerned that these CVD and AD duties, which range up to 32 percent combined, will saddle U.S. printing and publishing businesses with increased costs and threaten thousands of American jobs. The Coalition is asking the International Trade Commis sion and the U.S. Congress to reject these newsprint tariffs. With the announcement, STOPP has launched a new website: www.stopnewsprint tariffs.org and is inviting other interested parties to join in the fight to overturn these tariffs. Members of the STOPP coalition include American Society of News Editors, Association of Alternative Newsmedia, Association of American Publishers, Associ ation for Print Technologies, Book Manufacturers Institute, Catalyst Paper, Inland Press Association, Kruger, Local Search Association, National Newspaper Association, News Media Alliance, Printing In dustries of America, Quad Graphics, Rayonier Advance Materials, Resolute Forest Products, Southern Newspaper Publishers Association, Trust ed Media Brands (formerly Readers Digest Association), Valassis Communications and Worzalla. The impact of these tariffs on newspapers, paper pro ducers, book publishers and others has the potential to be devastating to entire industries, the coalition said in a prepared statement. Newsprint is the second largest expense for small news papers after human resource costs, said Susan Rowell, publisher of the Lancaster News and president of the Na tional Newspaper Association. A decision by the federal gov ernment to impose tariffs on our paper supply would imperil our news-gathering missions and put jobs in jeopardy at our newspapers and at many other organizations and companies in our communities that rely upon a healthy newspaper. The bottom line is these tar iffs on uncoated groundwood paper would not protect do mestic paper producers. Paper manufacturers are not able to absorb the cost of the tariff and have already let it be known that the tariff will be passed on to U.S. consumers, said Joel Quadracci, chairman, president and CEO of Quad/Graphics. This will result in driving up the costs of print and force an even faster migration to digital options at a time when our in dustry is already being severely disrupted. This will result in the loss of U.S. jobs. In the case of rural residents with no broadband access, they will end up underserved with no news paper either. As the leading producer and employer for uncoat ed groundwood paper in the United States, we recognize that market erosion, not unfair trade, has caused more than a 75 percent decline in North American newsprint consump tion since the year 2000, said Seth Kursman, vice president of corporate communications, sustainability and government affairs for Resolute Forest Products. The current inves tigation by Commerce, at the request of one outlier company, is causing even more turmoil and job losses in the newsprint and commercial printing paper segments. Michael Makin, president and CEO of Printing Industries of America, said, As consum ers of Uncoated Groundwood paper, printing companies especially those geographically positioned in the Midwest and Northeast will feel the hav oc countervailing duties and antidumping tariffs will bring to the marketplace. Printers will be faced with the lose-lose proposition of absorbing the hit, which will lead to higher operational costs, or passing it on to their customers, many of whom wish to remain in print but have cheaper, electronic alternative methods to deliver content or to advertise. In addition to newspapers and directories, UGW grades of paper are used extensively by book publishers, said Jim Fetherston, president & CEO of Worzalla Publishing Company and current president of the Book Manufacturers Institute. Imposing these duties and tariffs will have a devastating economic impact especially on the domestic printing industry and the tens of thousands of Americans employed in the pro cess of making books. Allan Adler, General Counsel and Executive Vice President for the Association of American Publishers said, The U.S. In ternational Trade Commission and the U.S. Department of Commerce should consider how protective duties can harm some important U.S. industries while protecting others. AAP joined the STOPP Coalition to ad dress book publishing concerns that unjustied countervailing duties in the pending ITC pro ceedings regarding Canadian uncoated groundwood paper imports could cause material injury to U.S. book publish ing and literacy programs for young readers by raising the cost of papers used to produce inexpensive paperback books for children that help advance early childhood reading devel opment. Publishers are already feel ing the negative consequences of a tighter newsprint market and higher prices because of these preliminary newsprint duties, said David Chavern, president and CEO, News Me dia Alliance. We will turn over every stone to fight these duties so that there is no dis ruption in the flow of news and information to the citizens who rely upon printed newspapers throughout the country. Association for Print Tech nologies Vice President, Gov ernment Affairs Mark Nuzzaco said technology suppliers stand shoulder to shoulder with their printing and publishing colleagues in STOPP, the ef forts of which comport with APTechs free trade agenda. LIVE OAK By popular demand, Ted McMullens Legends Show and pre-party will be held April 6-7 at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park. The show features artists who pay trib ute to country artists from various years. Tickets are on sale now through noon April 6 at SOSMP by stopping by, calling 386-364-1683 or emailing spirit@musi cliveshere.com. Featured April 7 will be Ted Ted dyMac Elvis McMullen as Elvis in the closing act with Keith Thrift as Conway Twitty, Dale Bennett as Loretta Lynn, Penny Hannah as Wynonna Judd, Calvin Smart as Johnny Cash, Leamon Nipper as Merle Haggard, Texanna as Patsy Cline, Diane Johnston as Lorrie Morgan, Bobby Long as Willie Nelson, Trese Hill as Tammy Wynette, Kathy Stafford as Shania Twain and Karen Black as Karen Carpenter. The Legends Shows have themselves become legends among fans of old and new country artists, Elvis and other genres of music. The event features tributes to some of the great country artists. The trib ute artists are from all across North Flori da and Georgia including Brunswick and Lake Park, Ga., Jacksonville, Live Oak, Lake City and other Florida cities. The artists are normal people, many who nev er sang until later in life when they found their voice and calling. Each tribute artist has won over audiences and developed a fan following for these special evenings at the SOSMP and other venues. Friday evening is the pre-party when artists just have fun, sing, interact with the audience and the dance oor is open. Saturday is the big show with glitter and glam, special stage setup and a special Elvis tribute by Ted TeddyMac Elvis McMullen. Tickets available at the door are $11 per person each night or purchase in advance for $17 for both nights until noon April 6 at the SOSMP. Doors to the Music Hall open at 5 p.m. both nights, Legends pre-party Friday night 7 p.m., Saturday Legends show is 6 p.m. Legends Show planned for April 6-7 rfnrtbrrrnr bbnrtbrbrrbr

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PAGE 16A THE JASPER NEWS Jasper, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 Rack of Lamb with QuinoaHazelnut Crust and Mint Pesto Prep time: 20 minutes Cook time: 40 minutes Servings: 6 2 tablespoons red quinoa 2 tablespoons white quinoa 1/2 cup water 1/4 cup, plus 1 tablespoon, finely chopped toasted hazelnuts, divided 2 racks of lamb, about 1 pound each 3 tablespoons olive oil, divided 1 1/8 teaspoons McCormick Gourmet Sicilian Sea Salt, divided 1/4 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Organic Black Pepper 2 teaspoons lemon juice 2 tablespoons McCormick Gourmet Organic Mint 1/8 teaspoon McCormick Gourmet Organic Garlic Powder 1 cup plain Greek yogurt Rinse quinoa; drain well. In small saucepan over medium-high heat, bring quinoa and water to boil. Reduce heat to low; cover and simmer 13 minutes, or until liquid is absorbed, stirring occasionally. Spread cooked quinoa on baking sheet to cool. Stir in 1/4 cup hazelnuts. Set aside. Heat oven to 450 F. Brush racks of lamb lightly with 1 teaspoon oil. Sprinkle with 1 teaspoon sea salt and pepper. Coat lamb with quinoa mixture, pressing firmly to adhere. Place lamb on roasting rack in foil-lined, shallow roasting pan. Drizzle with 2 teaspoons oil. Roast 20-25 minutes, or until desired doneness. To make Mint Pesto : In small bowl, mix remaining oil, remaining hazelnuts, lemon juice, mint, garlic powder and remaining sea salt until well blended. Stir 1 teaspoon pesto into yogurt. To serve : Carve lamb into chops. Drizzle with remaining pesto. Serve with yogurt sauce. Bunny Butt Cupcakes FAMILY FEATURES T his Easter holiday, hop into a new tradition and swap your classic ham for savory lamb. Cooking lamb can be easier than many might think, especially when using a pressure cooker. You can combine aromatic herbs with white wine for a juicy leg of lamb in under an hour. Or try baking a rack of lamb crusted with a quinoa-hazelnut combination and topped with a mint pesto. For a perfect, set-and-forget side, try slow cooker carrots, sprinkled with dill weed and lemon extract for a delightful spring dish. End the meal with festive cupcakes modeled after the Easter bunny, which can satisfy the sweet tooth of guests of all ages. Find more Easter recipes at McCormick.com and find McCormick Spice on Facebook and Pinterest. Bunny Butt Cupcakes Recipe courtesy of Amanda Rettke of I am baker Prep time: 45 minutes Cook time: 20 minutes Servings: 24 1 2-layer size white cake mix 1 tablespoon, plus 2 teaspoons, McCormick Pure Lemon Extract, divided 1 tablespoon McCormick Pure Vanilla Extract 3/4 cup white chocolate chips 2 sticks butter, softened 16 ounces confectioners sugar 2 tablespoons milk 10 drops McCormick Green Food Color 1-2 drops McCormick Red Food Color 12 large marshmallows, halved crosswise 3 tablespoons white nonpareil sprinkles Prepare cake mix as directed on package, adding 1 tablespoon lemon extract and vanilla. Spoon 3 tablespoons batter into 24 paper-lined muffin cups. Bake as directed on package for cupcakes. Cool cupcakes on wire rack. To make bunny feet : In medium, microwave-safe bowl, microwave white chocolate chips on high 30 seconds. Stir until completely melted and smooth. Spoon into pastry bag or re-sealable plastic bag. Snip small corner from bag. Pipe 24 pairs of bunny feet onto parchment or wax paper-lined cookie sheet. Use toothpick to smooth out bumps or rough edges, and gently tap cookie sheet on counter to help settle. Allow to harden 2 minutes in freezer or 15 minutes in refrigerator. To make frosting : In large bowl, beat butter and remaining lemon extract until light and fluffy. Gradually add confectioners' sugar, beating well after each addition and scraping sides and bottom of bowl frequently. Add milk; beat until light and fluffy. Remove half the frosting and place in medium bowl. Add green food color; mix until evenly blended. Spoon into pastry bag fitted with grass decorating tip. Set aside. Remove half the remaining frosting into small bowl. Add red food color; mix until light pink. Spoon into another pastry bag. Using pink frosting, pipe three toes and padding on each bunny foot. Once frosting has set (about 1 hour) gently press down on pink frosting to create smoother look. To assemble cupcakes : Pipe green frosting onto each cupcake in series of short motions to create individual grass spots. Cover top of each cupcake completely. To make bunny butts : Place cut sides of marshmallow halves onto each frosted cupcake, leaving room for bunny feet. Shape remaining white frosting into dime-sized balls then roll with white sprinkles to cover. Pipe small drop of remaining pink or white frosting onto top of each marshmallow. Press bunny tail on top. Place both bunny feet against base of marshmallow with toes facing down. Lemon Dill Slow Cooker Carrots Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 3-4 hours Servings: 6 Nonstick cooking spray 2 pounds carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2-1-inch chunks 2 tablespoons water 1/2 teaspoon salt 2 tablespoons olive oil 2 teaspoons McCormick Dill Weed 2 teaspoons McCormick Pure Lemon Extract 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard 1 teaspoon white wine vinegar Spray inside of 4-quart slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Add carrots, water and salt; toss to coat. Cover. Cook on high 3-4 hours, or until tender. In small bowl, mix olive oil, dill weed, lemon extract, Dijon mustard and vinegar. Stir into cooked carrots in slow cooker before serving. Electric Pressure Cooker Lamb Prep time: 10 minutes Cook time: 48 minutes Servings: 12 1 tablespoon McCormick Garlic Powder 1 tablespoon McCormick crushed Rosemary Leaves 2 teaspoons McCormick Sea Salt 1 teaspoon McCormick Thyme Leaves 1/2 teaspoon ground McCormick Black Pepper 2 tablespoons vegetable oil 1 semi-boneless leg of lamb (about 4 pounds) 1 cup Kitchen Basics Original Chicken Stock 1/2 cup dry white wine 2 medium carrots, peeled and cut into 2-inch chunks 1 medium yellow onion, cut into wedges 1/4 cup water 2 tablespoons cornstarch In small bowl, mix garlic powder, rosemary, sea salt, thyme and black pepper. Set aside. In electric pressure cooker, heat oil on saute setting until simmering. Sprinkle half the seasoning mixture evenly over lamb. Place lamb in pressure cooker. Cook 8-10 minutes, or until browned on all sides, turning occasionally. Add stock, wine and remaining seasoning mixture to pressure cooker. Arrange carrots and onion around lamb. Close lid. Cook 25 minutes on high pressure. Once complete, allow pressure to release naturally with vent closed 15 minutes. Vent to release remaining pressure; remove lid. Remove lamb and vegetables from pressure cooker; set aside and keep warm. Set pressure cooker to saute. Cook, uncovered, until liquid is reduced by about half, about 5-10 minutes. In small bowl, mix water and cornstarch. Stir into pressure cooker with wire whisk. Cook, stirring occasionally, 1-2 minutes, or until thickened. Serve lamb and vegetables with gravy. Rack of Lamb with Quinoa-Hazelnut Crust and Mint Pesto Lemon Dill Slow Cooker Carrots

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PAGE 17A THE JASPER NEWS Jasper, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 Mayo HardwareOwned & Operated By Alan & Patricia Marzloff P.O. Box 1339 Mayo, Florida 32066(386)-294-1771We carry a variety of paint supplies 58386-1 Blueprints Enlarged, Reduced, and Emailed suwanneegraphics.com PRINTING COPY SERVICE Specializing In: rf n tbtr ntr tnrtn Pioneer Janitorial Service 386-362-3845 rfnt 58390-1 rfntOwner Joseph Johnson FREE ESTIMATES Mon.-Fri. 7am-5pm Sat. 7am-1211860 E US 27 Branford, FL 32008 (386) 935-1544Fax: (386) 935-388424/7 Fuel Depot We have Gasoline & Diesel Fuel 58441-1 We Sell & Service Generators BYRDS POWER EQUIPMENT Sales and Service(Also Parts & Repairs)All Makes and ModelsPole-sawsChainsaws 58481-1 SEAMANS AQUA CLEAN Making Pure WaterPure Simple r f John Seaman Customer Service (386) 362-4043 Live Oak, FL 32064 58623-1 P.O. Box 1089 102 Hatley Street West Jasper, Florida (386) 792-1688 (386) 792-3224 (386) 697-3697HitsonRealty.com Experience rfrnrt br nnnfrr rr nrt rrrr rrnnr nrr nr nfn t Inspiration rrrr rfrnr nr tnr rrnr rnr rrnn tr r rrrn n r nt Cost rnrrrrrr rrnr rnr rrr nnnfrt rrrr nrr frnr rrrrn rnrrnrrt rr nrnr nrr rt rrnfr rnrrr rrt Resale value nr nrrn rrnrtb nrrr n rnrr rrr ft nr rnrn nrnr rrrt nnrrnnrn nfrtfrn nrnnnrr t bnrnnrrrn nfrnrrrr nrtnr rnrnnfrr nrrrrnrntrr nrnrrr nnnfrt nfnrt brnnrnr rrrnrr ft Local

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PAGE 18A THE JASPER NEWS Jasper, FL THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2018 12000 H WY 84 E 229-263-7561ALL PRICES PLUS TAX, TITLE & LEMON LAW FEE OF $3 & REFLECT ALL APPLICABLE FACTORY REBATES. ALL PRICES GOOD THROUGH MARCH 26, 2018 OR UNTIL VEHICLE IS SOLD, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST. MUST PRESENT AD AT TIME OF PURCHASE TO RECEIVE ANY OR ALL ADVERTISED PRICE. ALL PRICES INCLUDE GM FINANCIAL $1500 DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE REBATE, & REBATE FOR OWNERS OF 1999 OR NEWER NON GM VEHICLES RANGING FROM $2,000-2500. WITH APROVED CREDIT, NOT ALL BUYERS WILL QUALIFY.51598-1 ALL PRICES PLUS TAX, TITLE & LEMON LAW FEE OF $3 AND REFLECT ALL APPLICABLE FACTORY REBATES. ALL PRICES INCLUDE $500 CHRYSLER CAPITAL BONUS CASH. ALL PAYMENTS AVAILABLE THROUGH CHRYSLER CAPITAL WITH APPROVED CREDIT. NOT ALL BUYERS WILL QUALIFY. MUST PRESENT AD AT TIME OF PURCHASE TO RECEIVE ANY OR ALL ADVERTISED PRICE. VEHICLES MAY BE LOCATED AT ANY OF OUR QUITMAN OR VALDOSTA DEALERSHIPS. ALL PRICES GOOD THROUGH MARCH 26, 2018 OR UNTIL VEHICLE IS SOLD, WHICHEVER COMES FIRST. MSRP $24,745 DISC. $5,001 $ 5,001DISCOUNT $ 19,744BUY IT NOW! Q170336 2018 RAM 1500 CREWV180283 2017 RAM 1500 CREW BIG HORN 4x4V2594 2018 DODGE JOURNEY 2018 JEEP HAD A FEW BUMPS IN THE ROAD <620 FICO =$19,498 $ 19,998BUY IT NOW!V180121DEALER DEMO LESS THAN 200 MILES, SAVE THOUSANDS! Q180020 MSRP $25,705 DISC. $5,707 $ 5,707DISCOUNT HAD A FEW BUMPS IN THE ROAD <620 FICO =$17,898 MSRP $24,385 DISC. $4,790 $ 4,790DISCOUNT $ 19,595BUY IT NOW! $ 37,997BUY IT NOW! 3RD ROW 7 PASSENGER SEATING ANDROID AUTO, BLUETOOTH, SIRIUS RADIO, REMOTE START MSRP $49,110 DISC. $11,113 $ 11,113DISCOUNT 2018 1500 CREW Z71 LT 4X4DISCOUNT $ 9,206 DISCOUNTMSRP $44,760 DISCOUNT $9,206C180020 BUY IT NOW $ 38,493 MSRP $48,960 DISCOUNT $10,467 $ 10,467 DISCOUNT BUY IT NOW $ 34,259C180017 2018 SILVERADO 1500 CREW LT 2018 C170171 C180065 BUY IT NOW $ 26,679 BUY IT NOW $ 11,995 BUY IT NOW $ 50,992 $ 3,316 DISCOUNT 2018 CHEVY COLORADO CREWC180086 $ 3,030 DISCOUNTMSRP $15,025 DISCOUNT $3,030 FIND NEW ROADS w/WI-FI HOT SPOT LOADED WITH OPTIONS!C170107 2017 CHEVY IMPALA $ 6,218 DISCOUNTMSRP $28,215 DISCOUNT $6,218 BUY IT NOW $ 21,997 2017 CHEVY SUBURBAN LT $ 8,038 DISCOUNTMSRP $59,030 DISCOUNT $8,038 BEST OF SOUTH GEORGIA 2018 NEW TRUCK DEALER 2017 JEEP RENEGADE 4X4 HAD A FEW BUMPS IN THE ROAD <620 FICO =$17,744 2018 JEEP COMPASS LATITUDE HAD A FEW BUMPS IN THE ROAD <620 FICO =$26,889 2018 CHRYSLER PACIFICAV180019 w/AUTO STOP MSRP $30,890 DISC. $3,001 $ 3,001DISCOUNT $ 27,889BUY IT NOW!888-304-2277 888-463-6831 VALDOSTAMSRP $29,955 DISCOUNT $3,316 2017 CHEVY CAMARO LT MUSTANG OWNERS $ 25,794SAVE $6,146 BUY IT NOW $ 26,794 C170141 BEST OF SOUTH GEORGIA 2018 NEW TRUCK DEALER $ 5,146 DISCOUNTMSRP $31,940 DISCOUNT $5,146 $ 199 / mo. for 24 Mos.24 mo lease. 10,000 miles per year, 15 per mile overage fee due at lease end. $1,999 due at signing which includes 1st payment. No security deposit required. Plus tax, title & $3 GA Lemon Law fee. Leased thru Chrysler Capital with approved credit. MSRP $39,530 Lease for $ 159 / mo. for 24 Mos.24 mo lease. 10,000 miles per year, 15 per mile overage fee due at lease end. $2,799 due at signing which includes 1st payment. No security deposit required. Plus tax, title & $3 GA Lemon Law fee. Leased thru Chrysler Capital with approved credit. MSRP $26,785 Lease forQ180243