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Union County times
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Union County Times Union County Times USPS 648-200 Lake Butler, Florida Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 101 st Year 43rd Issue 75 CENTS Celebration of Abilities Prom, Feb. 21The 5th Annual Celebration of Abilities Prom will be on Friday, Feb. 21, from 7 to 11 p.m. The theme is Shake, Rattle and Rolla 50s theme. This year they will have classic cars out front and students dressed in 50s outfits to greet everyone. Special guests in attendance will be the 2014 Bradford Fest Queen and Strawberry Queen Kelsey Harrisonwho created the prom four years ago2014 Miss U-Co High 1st Runner-Up and Strawberry Princess Alexa Rae Park, 2014 Bradford Fest Teen Queen Ashley Harris and 2014 Miss U-Co High Savannah Woodall. The new 2014 Prom King and Queen will be crowned, with the night strictly dedicated to them. Students will be dressed in prom attire/Sunday best for the special night. This prom is a special celebration for students of exceptionalities in Union County, allowing them to celebrate their special abilities and to have a special night dedicated just to them. The prom thanks local businesses that have supported this event in the past. If any business or organization is interested in helping with this years upcoming event, please contact Tammy Harrison, Cathy Griffis or Patsy Fortner at 386-496-4863.Dr. Harold Green to speak at UC Historical Society, Feb. 24Dr. Harold Green will speak at the Union County Historical Society on Monday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. He has been a lifelong chaplain at many different prisons throughout the United States. He recently wrote a book titled, Prison Stories: Living the Life of a Prison Chaplain, that relate his experience as a prison chaplain in many different states. (Above, Green is pictured with Union County Library Director Mary Brown accepting an autographed copy of his book.) Dr. Greens family originally lived in Lake Butler in the early 1900s and later moved to Jacksonville, where he lived and attended school. His mother bought a farm where the Jacksonville International Airport is now. As a young man, he attended Stetson University, after which he became a pastor in Lake City. Later he became a prison chaplain and the stories began. His book, released last August, illustrates many of the scenes and conditions that are well known to chaplains and correctional officers in North Florida. The Union County Historical Society meets in the Townsend-Green Building and Museum at 410 West Main Street in Lake Butler. Everyone is welcome to attend. etc. www.StarkeJournal.com Deadline Monday 5 p.m. before publication Phone 386-496-2261 Cell 352-283-6312 Fax 386-4962858 uctimes@windstream.net www.StarkeJournal.com www.facebook.com/unioncountytimes Savannah Woodall crowned Miss U-Co HighShe represents her school in FAA, on the golf course and beyond BY VINCENT ALEX BROWN Times Editor As Union County students join fellow FAA members across the country who don the unmistakable dark blue corduroy jacket in celebrating National FFA Week, Feb. 15-22, its fitting and perhaps no coincidence that the newly crowned Miss U-Co High, Savannah Woodall, is one of FFAs best. This years theme is Ignite: Leadership. Growth. Success. and it embraces more than 80 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organizations future. Woodall seems to have embraced that theme in every area of her life. The 16-year-old daughter of Chrystal Woodall has excelled in FFA and been ranked at the district, state and national level in extemporaneous public speaking, ornamental, parliamentary procedure, food science and agricultural sales. She received the Chapter Leadership and Scholarship awards and Workhorse awards 2011 through 2013. She was a Discovery Degree recipient in 2011, Greenhand Degree recipient in 2012 and Chapter Degree recipient in 2013. She was a National FFA Delegate 2011 through 2013. And she was 3rd in state for the agricultural communication proficiency application in 2013. She has also been an FFA officer since 2008 and is currently the FFA reporter. Add to that being the district girls golf winner and a regional girls golf finalist for the Tigers, an active FBLA member and competition winner, a church and community volunteerand quite talented as demonstrated at the pageantand its easy to see why shes Union County High Schools new reigning queen. Theres no doubt that shell represent the school, FFA and her community, church and family wellbecause she already does. During FFA week, chapters conduct a variety of activities to help others in their school and community learn about FFA and agricultural education. Todays FFA members are the innovators and leaders of tomorrow. Through agricultural and hands-on learning, they are preparing for more than 300 career opportunities in the food, fiber and natural resources industry. National FFA Week is sponsored by Tractor Supply Company as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 579,678 student members in grades seven through 12 who belong to one of 7,570 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. (See more on the Miss U-Co High Pageant on 2A.) Advisers reflect on what FFA means to UCThe following former and current Union County agriculture program teachers and advisersand a school board memberreflect on what FFA means to Union County and the students who participate in it. Amanda James What does FFA mean to Union County? What a tough question to answer concisely because I could write for hours of great benefits, skills and fond memories I obtained by being both an FFA member and adviser in Union County. But, to answer this question, I will use the three letters: F-F-A. First, F for Foundational: FFA provides students in Union County a solid foundation. Whether that foundation lies with basic agriculture knowledge, public speaking skills, work ethic, resume building or cooperation, FFA membership provides Union County students with an unbeatable foundation for life. Second, F for Fellowship: FFA provides students in Union County an opportunity for fellowship with each other, community members or even students from other schools. Where else can students laugh together at cookouts, encourage each other at practices and competitions, travel together to conventions and camps, mingle with Rotary, Farm Bureau and other community members, dredge through a spring break at the fair or congratulate each other at an annual banquet? The answer is simple: as a member of Lake Butler FFA. Finally, A for Advantageous: Being a member of FFA is advantageous to both the student and our county.   F FA instills appreciation, work ethic, patriotism, faith, balance, confidence and goal-setting. These life skills are advantageous to the student but also in molding responsible citizens for our future.   Lake Butler FFA will forever hold a very dear, special place in my heart. I am beyond grateful for the skills and opportunities I had as a member and the incredible blessing of serving for five years as an adviser. May God bless Lake Butler FFA and Union County. Charlotte Emerson I believe that FFA is important to Union County and our country because whether a student wants to be an engineer, a doctor, a business owner, a lawyer, pharmacist or a farmer, they need a foundation of leadership skills, which FFA provides. FFA members develop organizational skills, writing, speaking, math and science skills along with a deep passion and appreciation for agriculture. I always took my job very seriously in that I knew and still know that not all students are going to be farmers. However, I know without a doubt they would all be consumers. I always hoped that each and every one of my students at least left my classroom with an appreciation for agriculture and would continue to advocate for agriculture. I believe agricultural education and FFA has, and will, continue to provide students of Union County and across the nation the opportunity to build relationships, understand and appreciate agriculture, learn how to prepare to win and accept defeat, develop leaders and prepare our students to be productive citizens. I am extremely blessed to have had a small part in the long history of Lake Butler FFA. David Harris The FFA was always a part of my life, even before I was a member. I remember how I could not wait until I was old enough to wear that blue and gold corduroy jacket. There has been a lot of water under the bridge since then, but the feeling is still the same. FFA is the vehicle that has taken Union County students to all parts of the country. It has brought countless opportunities and endless traditions to everyone that has ever been a part of this magnificent organization. Brittney McGee Personally, Lake Butler FFA is more than a career and technical education program. It is because of our chapters that I know the true meaning of hard work and dedication, and that I am able to speak in front of a group of people. It is because of the opportunities provided by Lake Butler FFA that I have experienced what a national championship means to Union County. Through my experience as a member of Lake Butler FFA, I learned personal character, self-confidence and the true meaning of community. Ultimately, I am thankful for the FFA for preparing me for my future. In high school and even in college I had no idea that I would someday walk in the same shoes as the people whom I respect the mostmy advisers. As the Lake Butler Middle School FFA adviser, I am so blessed and fortunate to be able to instill some of the character traits in my current students as my advisers have instilled in me. Becoming an adviser and being able to help students overcome their fears of public speaking, learn the correct way to care for livestock, helping students learn the value of good record keeping, showing students that with every failure there is something to be learned and counting that as a success and teaching them the meaning of hard work and commitment is such a great honor. Lake Butler FFA has long been synonymous with excellence, achievement, and success. Becky Raulerson Its National FFA Week! What a wonderful youth organization to spend a week celebrating! Growing up as the daughter of an agriculture teacher, I didnt really have a choice but to See FFA, 2A Raulerson grew up as a member of the Bonifay Sr. FFA Chapter at Holmes County High School in Bonifay, Fla. The Union County School Board vice chairperson was also a member of the 1994

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2A Union County Times Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 Attention Union County residents, our cemetery is now open for business. We are located on Highway 100 East, heading toward Starke on the left side of the highway, just past the Pritchett residence. A $200 burial fee is required. Our beautification project will begin in the spring of this year. If you have any questions please call 386-496-1222 and leave message. NOW OPEN (386) 496-2261 Vincents Cell 352-283-6312 John M. Miller, Publisher Editor: Vincent Alex Brown Sports Editor:Cliff Smelley Advertising:Kevin Miller Darlene Douglass Typesetting:Eileen Gilmore Advertising and Newspaper Prod. Earl W. Ray Classified Adv. Yvette Lieurance Bookkeeping:Joan Stewart-Jones Union County TimesUSPS 648-200 Published each Thursday and entered as Periodical Postage Paid at Lake Butler, Florida under Act of March 3, 1879.POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: UNION COUNTY TIMES125 E. Main Street Lake Butler, FL 32054 Subscription Rate in Trade Area $39.00 per year: $20.00 six months Outside Trade Area: $39.00 per year: $20.00 six months The Bible does not come out and directly say you shall not gamble but the Bible does give us insight into Gods view of this practice. Throughout time God has commanded people to avoid covetousness. In the Ten Commandments God said, You shall not covet (Exodus 20:17). In the New Testament covetousness is said to be idolatry and not fitting for saints (Ephesians 5:5). Gambling is covetousness because it requires an individual to have such a strong desire for something someone else has that they are willing to risk their own money to have a chance to receive it. Gambling involves doing to others something you would not have them do to you in violation of Jesus teaching in Matthew 7:12. In gambling you want to take the other persons money but you do not want the other person to take your money. Gambling is a sin and those engaged in this practice need to repent. Bible Study at 9:00 AM on Sun and 7:30 PM on Wed Worship at 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM on Sun. Bingo in Worthington Springs, Feb. 21The Worthington Springs Senior Citizens Activity Program is hosting bingo on Feb. 21, 6 to 9 p.m. Dinners available for $6; raffle for $1.LBES annual spring play, Feb. 27Lake Butler Elementary School will host their annual spring play on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. at the Union County High School Auditorium. This one-hour musical entitled Joust! will be performed by thirdand fourth-grade students under the direction of LBES Music Director Pam Higginbotham. Tickets are $2 each and all LBES students are free.Critical meeting for Project G.R.A.D. being held on March 3To the parents of the Class of 2014: Project G.R.A.D. is in need of your involvement in order for it continuing to be a great tradition for Union County High Schools graduating students. The few parents that have been involved in the monthly meetings and fundraisers are considering canceling the event. At this time, there are not enough parents to put this event on safely. In order to continue preparing for Project G.R.A.D., they must have all parents of graduating seniors involved. The next meeting will be held on Monday, March 3, at 6:00 p.m. at Lake Butler Middle School. A decision to cancel or to continue will be made at that time. They hope to see all parents of this years graduating class at that meeting.Revival in Worthington Springs, March 5-8Evangelist Charles Hunt will give the prophetic word out during a revival each night at 7 p.m., March 5-8, at United Methodist Church in Fellowship with New Jerusalem Full Gospel Church on S.R. 121 in Worthington Springs. Everyone is welcome. For more information call 386-496-1461.Classic car cruise-in at the lake, Mar. 7North Florida Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting a classic car cruisein down by the lake on Friday, March 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. Besides, of course, classic cars from the area, the years first Friday Fest Cruz will feature train rides, food and music. Learn more at www.starkecruzin.com .CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONSIt was previously reported from another source that former Union County Interim Sheriff Garry Seay was going to serve as bailiff at the Union County Courthouse after his recent retirement. However, Seay contacted the Union County Times to make it known that he was only considering the position but will not be pursuing it. etc. participate in FFA, but I sure did learn a lot and make a lot of lifelong friends along the way. In fact, I attribute much of the person I am today to this organization. It is within the activities of this organization that I learned to speak in front of a crowd, learned how to compete while displaying sportsmanship, became responsible for raising an animal, learned what makes a great-tasting steak, became independent enough to fly commercially by myself, learned what it meant to be patriotic and ultimately connected with a network of other young people just like myself that I am still connected with today. There is something in FFA for everybody, and I really believe that. Recently, one of my high school classmates contacted me to see if I could help him hire an agriculture teacher at his school where he is currently the principal. He said, I dont really know how to get started. I was never in FFA because I didnt think Id ever use it. I guess I was wrong. FFA is education beyond the classroom. It is essential life skills that our young people today so desperately need, and in the heart of it, it is the future of American agriculture and the security of our nations food supply. FFA members go on to lead Fortune 500 companies, own their own businesses, research social and scientific issues and even get elected to public office. Everyone can use FFA skills, and I will always support both our local chapter here in Lake Butler and the Florida FFA Association. Please join me in celebrating National FFA Week! FFAContinued from 1A Miss U-Co High contestants shine The winners of the Miss Union County High Pageant held on Feb. 13 are as follows: Miss Congeniality Lethia Johnson Most Photogenic Kaitlyn Taylor Holmes Highest Academic Achievement Savannah Woodall Best Interview Savannah Woodall Best Casual Wear Lethia Johnson Best Talent Savannah Woodall Evening Gown Alexa Rae Park On-Stage Question Lethia Johnson Best Opening Dance and Introduction Savannah Woodall 1st Runner-Up Alexa Rae Park Miss Union County High Savannah Woodall Pageant sponsor and coordinator Hollie Johnson congratulates all the contestants.   She said the sophomore class raised $1,300 for prom from the annual pageant. ABOVE: The contestants (l-r) Kelsie Lynn Smith, Kaitlyn Taylor Holmes, Miss U-Co High Savannah Woodall, Lethia Johnson and 1st Runner-Up Alexa Rae Park. FAR LEFT: Miss U-Co High winners from three years (l-r) Kelsey Harrison (2012), Holly Tucker (2013) and Savannah Woodall (2014). LEFT: Lethia Johnson showing off her casual wear, in which she won that category.

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Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 Union County Times 3A Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (LCMS)Sunday School 9 a.m. Worship Service at 10 a.m. 4900 NW 182nd Way Starke(Entrance to Conerly Estates on S.R. 16) (904) gslcstarke@aol.com Everyone Welcome!Childrens Church 10 a.m. 386-496-9656 275 West Main Street, Lake Butler, FL 32054 (Suwannee Medical Building)12 Years Experience Admitted to State and Federal Bar (M and S. Dist.) Members of MLS systems providing excellent access to properties & listing exposure! www.SwiftCreekRealty.netOur Locations: Carrie Cason Broker Associate Matt Cason Sales Associate Amber Roberts-Crawford Broker/Owner Austen Roberts Sales Associate David Thomas Sales Associate GREAT OPPORTUNITYin City of Lake Butler!$53,000! Lake Butler12469 West SR 100 32054Lake City1140 SW Bascom Norris Dr. Ste. 106 32025 Gainesville3917 NW 97th Blvd. 32606 (800) 833-0499 (386) 496-0499 BRICK HOMEwith numerous upgrades!$149,900!WELL-KEPT DWMHwith fenced yard!$69,900! UCT Legals 2/20/14 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA Case #63-2012-CA-0135 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NA TIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff vs WILLIAM E. WOODINGTON, etal, Defendants NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu ant to Final Judgment of Mortgage dated February 3, 2014, Nunc Pro Tunc August 28, 2013 and entered in Case No. 63-2012-CA-0135 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Union County, Flor ida wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION is the Plaintiff and WILLIAM EDWARD WOODINGTON A/K/A WILLIAM E. WOODINGTON; PAMELA H. WOODINGTON; SUNTRUST BANK; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IN TERNAL REVENUE SERVICE; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at front door of the Union County Courthouse at 11:00 a.m. on the 10th day of April, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: A PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINING A TOTAL AREA OF 10.0 ACRES, LY ING, BEING AND SITUATE IN THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4, AND IN THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4, SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST, UNION COUNTY, FLOR IDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DE SCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID NORTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SEC TION 18 FOR THE POINT OF BE GINNING OF THE HERINAFTER DESCRIBED PARCEL OF LAND: THENCE RUN NORTH 02 DE GREES 30 MINUTES 19 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID NORTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTH EAST 1/4 OF SECTION 18, A DIS TANCE OF 613.34 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 53 MIN UTES 38 SECONDS EAST A DIS TANCE OF 609.06 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 04 DEGREES 28 MIN UTES 05 SECONDS EAST A DIS TANCE OF 583.46 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 53 MIN UTES 38 SECONDS EAST A DIS TANCE OF 630.14 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF COUN TY ROAD NUMBERS S-238-A; THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DE GREES 43 MINUTES 13 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID WEST RIGHTOF-WAY LINE OF COUNTY ROAD NUMBER S.238-A, A DISTANCE OF 60.00 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 53 MINUTES 38 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 1255.82 FEET TO THE INTERSEC TION WITH THE WEST LINE OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTH EAST 1/4 OF SECTION 18; THENCE RUN NORTH 02 DEGREES 30 MIN UTES 19 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID WEST LINE OF THE SOUTH WEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 18, A DISTANCE OF 28.99 FEET TO THE POINT OF BE GINNING. A/K/A 10516 SW 66 DRIVE, LAKE BUTLER, FL 32054 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth er than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal in the State and County aforesaid this 5th day of February, 2014. Kellie Hendricks Connell Clerk of Court Crystal Norman Deputy Clerk Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates, P.L. PO Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 2/13 2tchg 2/20-UCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA Case #63-2013-CA-0016 HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL AS SOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR ACE SECURITIES CORP. HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2005-SD2, ASSET-BACKED PASS THROUGH CERTIFICATES, Plaintiff vs BRUCE E. DICKSON; THE UN KNOWN SPOUSE OF BRUCE E. DICKSON; RETHA A DICKSON; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RE THA A DICKSON; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HERIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UN KNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; TENANT #1, TENANT #2, TENANT #3, AND TENANT #4 THE NAMES BEING FICTITIOUS TO ACCOUNT FOR PARTIES IN POSSESSION Defendants RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that the fol lowing described property: A PORTION OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST, UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DE SCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NE COR NER OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 5 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST, UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND RUN SOUTH 03 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 20 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 551.88 FEET TO THE POINT OF THE BEGINNING; THENCE CON TINUE SOUTH 03 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 20 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 313.50 FEET TO THE NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY OF FORMER ACL RR; THENCE RUN SOUTH 59 DEGREES 09 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST. ALONG THE NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF FORMER ACL RR, A DISTANCE OF 265.23 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 02 DEGREES 53 MINUTES 33 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 437.76 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 87 DEGREES 06 MINUTES 27 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 228.67 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A PERMA NENT FIXTURE AND APPURTE NANCE THERETO, DESCRIBED AS 1996 MOBILE HOME VIN NUMBER GAFLT34A23774SH21 WITH TITLE NUMBER 0073881446 AND VIN NUMBER GAFLT34B23774SH21 WITH TITLE NUMBER 73881445. A/K/A 12845 NE STATE ROAD 121 RAIFORD, FL 32083-2467 A/KA HIGHWAY 121 RAIFORD Shall be sold by the Clerk of the this Court, at public sale, pursuant to the Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale in the above styled action dated February 3, 2014, at the Union Coun ty Courthouse in Lake Butler, Flori da, at 11:00 A.M. on April 27, 2014, to the best and highest bidder for cash. Any person claiming an interest in any surplus from the sale, other that the property owner as of the date of the notice of lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal in the State and County aforesaid this 5th day of February 2014. Kellie Hendricks Connell Clerk of Court Crystal Norman Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff PO Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 Facsimile Eservice: servealaw@albertellilaw. com 2/13 3tchg 2/27-UCT NOTICE OF INTENTION TO REGISTER FICTITIOUS NAME Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes, notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Steve and Linda Holmes, 12612 S.W. 80th Terrace, Lake Butler, Fl. 32054, joint owner, doing business under the firm name of: Shear Sharpness Mobile Scissor Sharpening, 12612 S.W. 80 th Terrace, Lake Butler, Fl. 32054, intends to reg ister said fictitious name under the aforesaid statute. Dated this 17 day of February, 2014, in Union County. 2/20 1tchg-UCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #:2010-CA-000003 DIVISION: W Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mort gage, Successor by Merger to Union Planters Bank, N.A. Plaintiff, -vs.Theresa H, Lajorie, Surviving Spouse of George J. Lajorie, Sr. a/k/a George J. Lajorie, Deceased; Green Tree Investment Holdings, LLC f/k/a CFN Investment Hold ings, LLC, Successor in Interest to Conseco Finance Corp., Successor in Interest to Conseco Finance Ser vice Corporation f/k/a Green Tree Financial Servicing Corporation; Point Recovery, Inc.; Unifund CCR Partners U.P.; Clerk of the Circuit Court of Union County, Florida; Un known Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, Assignees, Creditors, Lienors, and Trustees of George J. Lajorie, Sr. a/k/a George J. Lajorie, Deceased, and All Other Persons Claiming by and Through, Under, Against The Named Defendant (s) Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu ant to an Order rescheduling foreclo sure sale, entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000003 of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for Union County, Florida, wherein Re gions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage, Successor by Merger to Union Plant ers Bank, N.A., Plaintiff and There sa H. Lajorie, Surviving Spouse of George J. Lajorie, Sr. a/k/a George J. Lajorie, Deceased are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Kellie Hendricks Connell, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT STEPS OF THE UNION COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LOCATES AT 103 UNION COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LAKE BUTLER, UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on April 24, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: A TRACT OF LAND SITUATED IN SECTION 21, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST, UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID TRACT OF LAND BEING KNOWN AS PARCEL NO. 7, OF OAKRIDGE ESTATES, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION PREPARED BY ALACHUA COUN TY LAND SURVEYORS, INC., DATED MARCH 18, 1982, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DE SCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT AT THE NORTH WEST CORNER OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE AFOREMEN TIONED SECTION 21, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST FOR THE POINT OF REFERENCE AND EAST, A DISTANCE OF 22.30 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 791; THENCE EAST, ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 40.00 FEET TO CONCRETE MONU MENT AT THE INTERSECTION OF SAID WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE WITH THE SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF A 40.00 FOOT COUNTY ROAD; THENCE RUN SOUTH 88 SAID SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 1670 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE WEST, ALONG SAID SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF AND CAP (A.C.L.S., INC.,); THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 82 DEGREES RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE ROD AND CAP (A.C.L.S., INC.,) AND THE TRUE POINT OF BEGIN NING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH SAID SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY, A DISTANCE OF 89.79 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE WEST, ALONG SAID SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF AND CAP (A.C.L.S., INC.,) THENCE EAST, A DISTANCE OF 597.31 CAP (A.C.L.S., INC.,); THENCE EAST, A DISTANCE OF 250.00 CAP (A.C.L.S., INC.,); THENCE RUN A DISTANCE OF 588.72 FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN YEAR: 1982, MAKE: SPRINGER, VIN#: GAFL2AC16340438 AND VIN#: GAFL2BC16340438, MAN UFACTURED HOME, WHICH IS PERMANENTLY AFFIXED TO THE ABOVE DESCRIBED LANDS. AS SUCH IT IS DEEMED TO BE A FIX TURE AND A PART OF THE REAL ESTATE. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain as sistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator; 201 East University Av enue, Room 410, Gainesville, Florida 32601 (352) 491-4490 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice im paired, call 711. Kellie Hendricks Connell CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Union County, Florida Crystal Norman DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE. LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561)998-6700 (561)998-6707 2/20 2tchg 2/27-UCT Legals Brother Harold Green gives short talk on American citizenship to Masons at Pine Hill Lodge in BrookerBY TED BARBER Pine Hill Lodge No. 9 of Brooker At the Pine Hill Lodge No. 9 of Brooker on Feb. 4, Brother Harold Green began his short talk on America citizenship stating that times have changed where we now value equality over freedom. He told the assembled Freemasons that historically the Masonic Order was prominent when freedom was a major concern to the American citizen. Growing up Green recalls that most of the men in his Baptist church, including the ministers and deacons, were either Freemasons or were associated with Masons. As a young man, Green stated that he helped Martin Luther King, Jr. who was then nicknamed Daddy King, warm up the crowds before his speeches. He said that Reverend King told him one day that equality over freedom was not the best way to go to improve citizenship. Green then talked about President Harry S. Truman and his ability to make decisions thanks to his grounding in Freemasonry as a moral institution. Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist, political commentator and physician Charles Krauthammer makes a great point about citizenship in his book released last October, Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics, Green remarked. The point was that as citizens we should focus on the importance of things like voting our beliefs, obeying the laws of the land and helping others in need to assure our freedom and preserve the best way of life. The speaker complimented Pine Hill Lodge for reaching out to our youth like we have with the local Cub Scout Pack and the Brooker Elementary School students. He said some of the children remembered him and hugged him in a store in Starke. He said that it was a great feeling to be remembered by several of the children. Green ended his talk by telling us how proud he was to be a part of the Masonic Fraternity, which he called a great and noble Fraternity. (L-r) John McKibben, current Master of Pine Hill Lodge No. 9 of Brooker; Travis Dampier, senior deacon; Bob Haines, junior warden; Gene Bertine, senior warden; Jeff Davis, chaplain; and Harold Green, honorary member of Pine Hill Lodge. (Dampier, Haines, Bertine and Davis received their

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4A Union County Times Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 Owners Darren & Pam Summers 904-964-5289WE SUPPORT OUR FFA TEAMS! 386-496-3334 Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep 904-964-3200 U.S. 301 South Starke BeckofStarke.comYour Dealer For Life Beck Family of DealershipsChevrolet 904-964-7500 U.S. 301 North Starke StarkeChevrolet.comWe support FFA Members! 9070 NW CR239 (Providence Rd) Lake ButlerWe accept EBT & all major cards except AmEx. OPEN Mon-Fri 8-5:30 pm Sat 8-2 pm(386) www.BivinsOleFashionSausage.com Boneless Butts Cubed Pork Chops Pork Steaks HARDWARE & GARDEN CENTER KEYSTONE HEIGHTS (352) 473-4006 MELROSE (352) 475-2400 INTERLACHEN (386) 684-2811 STARKE (904) 964-4642 ACE LAWN & GARDEN (352) 473-4001 Saluting All FFA Members! Clay Electric salutes the Future Farmers of America. We are proud to have served as Bradford Countys rural electric co-op for more than 75 years! Join the celebration on Facebook!Keystone Heights District Oce(352) 473-4917 Clyatt Well DrillingLake Butler, Florida386-496-2488 We support our local FFA! Help support FFA these local businesses do 610 SW 1st St. Lake Butler Spires IGA 386496-3361 IGA Jackson Building Supply JBS Serving Our Community For Over 50 YearsSTARKEUS-301S 964-6078 LAKE BUTLER145 SW 6th Ave. 496-3079 John 3:16 School Lake Butler Elementary School Perfect A Honor Roll KindergartenSAPP: (Top row, l-r) Destiny Alexander, Hayden Andersen-Davis, Addison Barlow, Kierston Zeke Malphurs, Stefani Nash, Emily Pilcher and Summer Shaw. (Front row, l-r) Nelson Ward and Blake Wimpy. Not pictured is Seth Norcross. Tucker TUCKER: (Top row, l-r) Hunter Arthur, Jakila Caldwell, Baylie Cubbedge and Hailey Garrison. (Middle row, l-r) Addison Graham, Delani Harden, Kaydence Lugenbeel and Marcos Sanchez-Gutierrez. (Front row, l-r) Selah Tomkins, Chelsea Waters, Aidan Welz and Cayden Coarsey (from VANDIVER). VANDIVER: (Top row, l-r) Erick Lasseter, Ayden Williams, Bailey Varnes, Brianna Elixson, Brycen Sapp and Carsyn Dukes. (Middle row, l-r) Elexis Jenkins, Aidan Hancock, John Boyette, Lance Hunter, Parker Parrish and Rico Ridgeway. (Front row, l-r) Shayna Durrance, Mason Mobley, Zariya Green and Cash Cox. Not pictured is Ashlyn Thomas and Cayden Coarsey. LBES A/B Honor Roll Kindergarten Smith, Donald West, Dylan Hathcock, Lexi Crews, Terriana Holton, Andra Jones, Briena Haight, Jarrett Leet, Konner Perez, Jordyn Crews, Ainslee McMinn, Karli Tanner, Brianna Tomlin, Anthony Widemond, Serenity Rainey, Henry Jackson, Kaylin Robertson, Preston Gilbreth, Lilly Hall, Kaleb Parrish and Gavin Smith. LBES home to district teacher and employee of the yearBY VINCENT ALEX BROWN Times Editor Lake Butler Elementary Schools Teacher of the Year Mark Harrison was recently awarded the prestigious title of District Teacher of the Year by an independent panel of judges. In response, Harrison said, I am blessed to work in the greatest district in the state of Florida! He does a great job with young kids, said Union County Superintendent of Schools Carlton Faulk. He just loves kids. I cant say enough about it. At that young age hes integrated STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). He makes learning fun. Recently nominated as Lake Butler Elementarys School-Related Employee of the Year, Kay Nettles was nominated and awarded the new title of District SchoolRelated Employee of the Year. She works in the background at the elementary school, Faulk said, and helps wherever she can such as afterschool events. Nettles is the District School-Related Employee of the Year. Lake Butler Elementary School third-grade teacher Mark Harrison is the District Teacher of the Year, selected by an independent panel of judges.

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Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 Union County Times 5A SUPPORTS FURUTRE FARMERS OF AMERICA Help support FFA these local businesses do 12469 W. SR-100 LAKE BUTLER, FL (4mi. West of Town) 386-496-3509 386-496-2523 386-496-0499 125 SW 6th Ave.Lake Butler496-3900 Robert Osborne Tax & Accounting, Inc.Providing Professional ServicesBusiness: (386) 496-1187 Cell: (352) 745-1176335 S.W. 3rd Street Lake Butler, FL 32054 Proudly Saluting our FF A Members on a Job Well Done!Financial Planning Computerized Bookkeeping/PayrollTax Services U N I O N A Job Well Done to All our FFA Members! UN ION POWER EQUIPMENT386-496-2651S mall Engine Sales,Service & PartsState Road 121 North of Hardees Lake Butler, FLOpen Mon-Fri 8am to 5:30pm Sat 8am to 1pm We Proudly Support Future Farmers of America! 462 SE STATE ROAD 238 LAKE CITY, FL 32025 (386) 755-2450 www.HoboTractor.com Hillandale Quality Feed, LLC386-496-2266Hwy 121 South Lake Butler, FL We Support our FFA Chapters!THE OFFICE SHOPFREE DELIVERY Fast, Friendly, Professional Help (904) 964-5764110 W. Call St. Starke, FL904-964-5764 School ANDREWS: (Top row, l-r) Kimberlyn Beasley, Payton Cothran, Leanne Dicks and Justus Erwin. (Middle row, l-r) Peyton Kilgore, Jaden Limberis, Elijah Moore and Ariyana Parker. (Front row, l-r) Shuana Shilts and Bryan Tyson. Not pictured is Tayla Archer and Harbor Belot. row, l-r) Allison White and Jaiden Leet. Not pictured is Alexis Morris. CRAWFORD: (Top row, l-r) Rachael Archer, Jeppson Dang, Wyatt Barber and Sydni Faulk. (Middle row, l-r) Melisa Gurley, Isabella Hedrick, Bella Johns and Rhett Prevatt. (Front row, l-r) Keegan Shuler, Jacob Stidham, Alayah Boykin, Eva Whitehead and Abigail Williams. Not pictured is Wyatt Elixson. FERRIS: (Top row, l-r) Sierra Bell, Bryce Cavanagh, Mason Fassett and Jayden Godsmark. (Middle row, l-r) Grace Hobson, Isabelle Kirsten, Alecxis Lukatz and Jiyah Palmer. (Front row, l-r) Krystal Rhoden, Amber Robinson, Lynzee Thomas and Brett Tucker. Not pictured is Lacy Fipps, Kayla Manucy and Ryan Mauga. GOODSON: (Top row, l-r) Barrington Christie, Thomas Clark, Kendall Crawford and Hayden Glover. (Middle row, l-r) Bradyn Kennedy, Paris Lacy, Alec McClellon and Aubree McDowall. (Front row, l-r) Anthony Robertson, Kayla Thomas, Isabella Thompson and Derrien Williams. MCDANIEL: (Top row, l-r) Amia Bethea, Amry Sullivan, Caeden Ray and Chloe Gartman. (Second row, l-r) Colton Norman, Daina Smith, Devin Atkins and Evan Roberts. (Third row, l-r) Jackson Hipps, Jailyn Simmons, Jenna Glass and Madison Petrovich. (Front row, l-r) Presli McMinn and Sarah Baker. Not pictured is Shane Stokes. POPOFF: (Top row, l-r) Cason Denson, Aubree Gay, Ayden Dicks and Dewey Folwer. (Second row, l-r) Jesse Dicks, Hunter Garber, Nolan Gibson and Makaylin Randolph. (Third row, l-r) Garrett Keen, Katelyn Seay, Kerissa Seay and Eva Sharrah. (Front row, l-r) Blaine Orton, Macie Wilson and Codi Huntley. Not pictured is Emma Newman and Cooper Rimes. RAILEY: (Top row, l-r) Whitney Eady, Chloie Geiger, Chloie Harris and Jack Johns. (Front row, l-r) Vanessa Raymond, Justice Rocha, Jacob Scott and Aiden Wilkinson. Not pictured is Zachary Moody.

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6A Union County Times Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 FREE book by doctor reveals what the drug companies don't want you to know! Your sex life and erection can now survive DIABETES OR PROSTATE CANCER? 800-777-1922 rfff ntb t nrrffrnftbrr b brn brrfn bnrr brrfrntnbnnnnbbnnbn frnrfnn rnnttfrftfrfft nnnnfrtfrnb rfntb rf ntand soreness nb naches THG-13903 is now located in the formerMaines Insurance BuildingGeorge Roberts Insurance25 East Main Street(Across from Union Co. Courthouse) TheVisit Our New Office!Call 386-496-2261or call 904-964-6305 to place all Classified Ads or Announcements, Special Events, and other related news.Vincent Alex Brown ~ Editor Cell 352-283-6312Serving Union County for over 102 years. Commissioner Stalvey passes away at 83BY VINCENT ALEX BROWN Times Editor LeRoy Stalvey, 83, of Lake Butler died Friday evening, Feb. 14, at Haven Hospice in Lake City after an extended illness. Stalvey was born on October 30,1930, to Perry Stalvey and Lillie Lee McMikell Stalvey. When he was four months old, his father died and his mother later married Marvin Tyre, Sr., who accepted the role of father. I am saddened to hear of the passing of Commissioner Stalvey, said Lake Butler City Attorney John E. Maines, IV. He was a gentleman and a very good listener. Having served several terms as mayor and many more as commissioner, his support of the City of Lake Butler was unwavering. Many improvements to the city were accomplished during his tenure including renovation of the Townsend-Green Building, construction and relocation of City Hall, construction of the new fire stationjust to name a few. His leadership on the commission and understanding of sometimes complex issues will be sorely missed. It has always been a pleasure to work with him. At last years Oct. 14 of the city commission, the Florida League of Cities honored Stalvey with a resolution for 25 years of elected service and commending him for his unselfish commitment to municipal leadership and government. Sharon G. Berrian, associate director of membership development for FLC, read the letter recognizing Stalvey that was presented at the annual conference in Orlando, Aug. 15-17. She then gave Stalvey a framed version along with a special pin commemorating the accomplishment. Everyone in attendance gave him a standing ovation. Stalvey lived in Lake Butler the past 42 years and had five children from a previous marriage that he was proud of, and willingly accepted the role as a father to four daughters, two grandchildren and one great granddaughter from his wifes previous marriage. Lake Butler receives clean audit with no findingsMecusker contract renewed for another three yearsBY VINCENT ALEX BROWN Times Editor The City of Lake Butler received a clean audit of its financials with no findings for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and all prior year findings were substantially corrected during the current year. After the regular city commission meeting on Feb. 10, City Manager Dave Mecusker remarked on the clean audit with no findings, saying he didnt ever remember that happening. At that same meeting, Mecuskers contract was renewed for three more years affective August 24, 2014, by a 2-1 vote, with Acting Mayor Jimmy Beasley and Acting Vice Mayor Fred Sirmones voting in favor of it. Commissioner Randy Jenkins, who voted nay, wanted to table this till we have a full council, hoping Commissioner LeRoy Stalvey would be present to vote on motion to renew at the next meeting, but was told by Mecusker that it only takes a majority of the quorum present. Stalvey passed away on Feb. 14 at the age of 83. Former Mayor Lonnie Norman resigned on Oct. 8 of last year and moved to Perry, which leaves two of the commissions five seats now open. Before the vote, Mecusker addressed the commissioners present, recounting his accomplishments for over his plus-three years. Ive worked with this board. I think my audit speaks for itself, Mecusker said. I wont say that we havent had rough times, and that there hasnt been numerous situations that I might have done a little bit better. However we are in very, very good shape. Everyone is getting along excellently. We were able to accomplish some major projects. Our water park is getting ready to open. He concluded by telling the commissioners, I would really like to serve the city. I will be roughly 66 years old at the end of this third-year stint, and then at that point in time I would be looking at retirement. Thank you. The city managers base salary is $78,166.40 with a salary supplement of not less than $6,510.40 per year for employees use for providing family group insurance, supplemental retirement or other uses as deemed appropriate by employee. The citys financial audit was presented by Richard C. Powell with Powell & Jones, CPA. Total revenue, including grants, was $920,525; total expenditures was $1,043,009; with interfund transfers in and out, the city was $38,106 positive to the good. That put the citys overall general fund balance to over $1 million. Powell said that a general fund balance of $564,260 represents about nine months of the general fund expenditure, so its a fully adequate amount. The citys enterprise fund, which includes its utilities and so is funded by income from customers, cash increased $131,410 to end the fiscal year with $584,724 surplus. The numbers all looked good, with the Powell concluding, So Id say, financially, the city had a successful year. The total annual budget for the city is $3.3 million, which includes the general fund surplus and about $2.2 million in expenditures. The city continues to return a surplus each month for this fiscal year, as it did last year, with a general fund cash balance surplus for the first third of the fiscal year at $6,296. The utilities fund, I am happy to report, is at a $76,721 surplus, Mecusker added. So, all of our funds are in a surplus, and this is thanks to the employees, our directors and the staff of the city being conscientious where the money is being spent, and spending it wisely. Splash Park to open on March 21Mecusker said, Were going to definitely, absolutely open the water park on the first day of spring, which is March 21st, a Friday. Spring actually starts at 12:57 p.m. EDT the previous day. The hours of operation are likely to be from 10 a.m. to 6 or 7 p.m. each day, with water controlled by timers that will have to be reset throughout the day after an interval or 10 minutes or so, and will shut off the water during the hours the water park is closed. The gates will also be locked during those times. So March 21st is a definite, solid date, Mecusker said. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be at 10 a.m. that morning. The latest delay came from a design issue requiring an extension sleeve to be installed around both the water recirculation and pump tanks, which were set too low in the ground, causing them to flood after a hard rain and burn out the pumps. School board audit reveals minor findingsAuditors also note strong financial support from communityBY VINCENT ALEX BROWN Times Editor At its Jan. 28 meeting, the Union County School Board received the districts annual audit review by Lyons and Lyons, CPA, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013. It was presented by Clay Lyons who noted several minor findings, some of which have already been addressed. The findings are as follows: 1. The need to segregate certain incompatibly duties so that no one person has access to both the physical asset and related accounting records, and all phases of a transactiona repeat finding that was reported the previous two years because of the limited number of personnel at a small school district that makes it difficult to comply. It would require hiring more people, Superintendent Carlton Faulk noted. 2. Cash collections by teachers/club sponsors were not being remitted in a timely manner, oftentimes anywhere from one to two weeks after the fact at UCHS, and in some extreme cases up to 83 and 271 days at LBMS. This increases the risk of theft or loss of funds, the auditors warned. Cash should be turned in to the school office by the next business day. 3. In 14 out of 81 UCHS events, including sporting events, amounts collected for ticket sales did not match the number of tickets sold. Shortages and overages ranged from $25 to $41, respectively. Lyons attributed it to the inability of too many people today having trouble making correct change when they are handed cash, which Chairperson Terra Johnson echoed. 4. At LBMS, three of 12 bank reconciliations were not completed in a timely manner, being done a month or more after the bank statement date, which should be done as soon as they are received. This is a repeat finding from last year, though Lyons said that Director of Finance Renae Prevatt has already addressed it. Consequently, that particular piece is working well Lyons said. Hopefully that will go away. 5. At LBMS, auditors found 11 disbursements, totalling $3,716, did not have adequate supporting documentation. They also found one incident each at UCHS and LBES for $9 and $675, respectively. Money should only be reimbursed for valid, original invoices and receipts. 6. Six checks written at UCHS cleared the bank with only one signature, when two are required. The bank, technically, is incorrect there, Lyons. Ive actually seen some, sometimes go through, that dont have any signature. He added that, if you add this fact to Finding 1, where you have a lack of segregation of duties, that opens the door for problems to occur. 7. Our testing of decentralized receipts at (LBMS) revealed one instance where cash was collected and not submitted to the bookkeeper for deposit, the report noted. Auditors found that $60 was collected by a teacher for a club and subsequently used to purchase supplies, but no receipts could be found to substantiate the purchases. Failure to remit all funds to the bookkeepers intact increases the risk of theft or loss of the funds. The auditors added that, under no circumstances should cash be used to make purchases. Prevatt said the teacher used the proceeds from a fundraiser to pay for some of the expenses for that activity. She said they met with the principal, bookkeeper and teacher to resolve the issue. 8. Five decentralized receipt booksthe kind that are passed out to teachers/club sponsors were misplaced when an office was redecorated. One receipt book was subsequently located and auditors recommended that they all be pre-numbered and a perpetual inventory be maintained. Failure to do so, increases the risk of theft or loss of the fundsa continuing refrain throughout the findings listed by the auditors. Lyons concluded by pointing out that the school district receives a lot of money for a little county and a small districtover $831,000 in cash receipts. That is the businesses, that is the mommas and the daddies, thats the support organization for these folks (in the schools). This district is to be commended, Lyons said. Thats the most Ive seen. Thats the good news. The Union County High School saw the most receipts, totaling $464,636.42, followed by the Lake Butler Elementary School with $234,201.18 and Lake Butler Middle School with $99,662.32. The total annual budget for the school district is nearly $18 million. The Lake Butler Rotary Club Luau on Feb. 14 at the Lake Butler Community Center. Their once-a-year fundraising event featured a dinner prepared by the Reception and Medical Center, disc jockey Scott Carroll and silent and live auctions for donated items and trips. Here, Rotary President Scott Roberts (right) holds up an item for auction while his father, George Roberts, serves as auctioneer.

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medication as his brother, and his condition was monitored over the years. Nothing seemed to change in his condition until one night in 2012 when he had trouble breathing. Ryan said he had eaten shrimp that night and thought he was having some sort of allergic reaction. Finally, at 2 a.m., after trying unsuccessfully to get to sleep, Ryan told his wife, Jennifer, he needed to go to the hospital. That There is something unusual about his backThose were the words of John Reddish after Ryan was born. Despite his concern, the pediatrician assured John and Barbara there was nothing wrong with their son. When Ryan was 6 months old, he developed pneumonia and was admitted to the hospital. After X-rays, the pediatrician had to admit that something was indeed wrong. He had an extreme case of scoliosis, Barbara said. The parents were referred to another physician, who said the only option for Ryan was to have surgery. The diagnosis was that he wouldnt live to see the age of 20 otherwise. Surgery, which included a spinal fusion, was performed when Ryan was 10 months old. That left him in a full-body cast, plus he also had a cast on his left foot, which had some abnormalities. Barbara expected her infant son to express his discomfort at having to be in a body cast for the next six months, but she said he actually had a pleasant disposition throughout. I envisioned nights of not sleeping and probably a lot of discomfort and crying, but he was just delightful, Barbara said. A trip to his orthopedic physician at the age of 14 revealed that Ryans spine had started to curve again. Ryan had to have surgery again to insert Harrington rods along his spine. As you can imagine, this surgery was a lot different for Ryan than the one he had as an infant. He was old enough to be aware of what was going on. That was scary, Ryan said. Following the surgery, Ryan had to wear a brace, which was uncomfortable and, of course, not the thing a teenager wants to have to deal with. Youre in high school, youre trying to impress girls and stuff, and youre walking around like a Ninja Turtle, Ryan said. Not that he complained. Like the infant in a full-body cast that never fussed, the teenaged Ryan seemed to take it all in stride. His mother said thats basically been his approach to life. Always this wonderful attitude, Barbara said. He was never bitter. He was never a child that complained about anything. Though scoliosis was Ryans concern at that point in his life, he and his family were aware of the fact that his heart never moved from the right side of his chest to the left side prior to birth. However, his heart was functioning fine. Barbara said the joke was that Ryan would have to place his left hand over the right side of his chest when pledging allegiance to the flag. In time, though, Ryan faced a bigger concern than what side his heart was on.Not a mistakeBarbara was thinking the doctor must have been confused. Perhaps he was looking at her son Chads records. Ryan was making an annual visit to the cardiologist when he was 22. The cardiologist said Ryan had cardiomyopathythe same disease his brother had been diagnosed with. On the way home, I dont think we hardly said a word to each other, Barbara said. We were just both so stunned by the diagnosis. Cardiomyopathy is a hereditary disease that causes the heart muscle to become enlarged. In Chads case, the disease caused him to suffer a sudden cardiac arrest at the age of 16. Surviving such an incident is approximately 5 percent, but Chad did survive. Now, not only was the Reddish family learning that Ryan had the disease, too, but that Ryans heart was even more enlarged than his brothers. I was just blown away, Ryan said. This whole time I felt so sorry for my brother and what he had gone through. I was terrified for him. Then, all of a sudden, we later learned that Im worse. Ryan was put on the same BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Why? A one-word question that so easily pops into anybodys mind during troubling times. It was a question Ryan Reddish of Starke asked himself as a 22-year-old who had received a diagnosis of having a serious heart condition. Now, 16 years later, Reddish is not asking why. The open-heart surgery he had two years ago and the series of complications he experienced in the hospital in its aftermath has changed his outlook on life, causing him to take stock of whats really important and to rely more upon God. Its been a blessing in disguise, Reddish said. All that has happened was bad, but its made me a better person physically and spiritually. His life has been quite a story, starting with having surgery at 10 months of age and later being diagnosed with the same heart condition his older brother, Chad, has. Barbara and John Reddish have two sons who are alive today and able to experience the joy of their families, but at times, it looked as if that wouldnt be reality. Its just been an unusual journey, Barbara Reddish said. Its rare that a set of parents comes so close to losing two of their children, yet miraculously they get them both back. I never see either of them where I dont have an immediate flashback of what could have been. I have a deep appreciation of what the outcome for both of them was. I am still in awe that theyre still here. That unusual journey in Ryans case began with something unrelated to his heart. said. After defeating Coral Springs Adam Hassanien in the first round, Forsyth was pinned in 53 seconds by Hernandos Brennan Ertl, who would go on to finish as runner-up to Suwannees Shawn Brown. Adams said Forsyth was up 4-0 before Ertl executed a lucky move. It was a tough loss, to be sure, but Adams told Forsyth, You Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake RegionFEATURES CRIME SOCIALS OBITUARIES EDITORIAL STARKE 904-368-0131 1101 S. 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He proved hes a true champion with heart, Adams worked so hard to go (to state). Dont let it destroy you now. Forsyth admitted he wanted to give up after the loss, but said, My friends and family just kept me going. The result was the four best matches hes ever seen Forsyth wrestle, Adams said. Forsyth pinned the Villages Zachary Logan in 2:38 before beating West Nassaus Michael Dudzinski 9-4. He then defeated Rockledges Trace Woxberg 9-0 Bradfords Forsyth earns 3rd-place medal at state See STATE, 3B Appreciating life through its ups and downsRyan Reddish is pictured with his daughter Sabella while recovering from open-heart surgery. See REDDISH, 10B Ryan Reddish, who is pictured with his wife, Jennifer, has been no stranger to hospitals, having undergone surgery twice for scoliosis and once most recently for cardiomyopathy.

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2B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, F eb. 20, 2014 NOEGELS AUTO SALES, INC. 1018 N. Temple Ave., Starke, FL 32091 904-964-6461*Plus tag fee, WACwww.noegels.com $1200DOWN ONLY $999 DOWN $999DOWN INCOME TAX ONLY $500 DOWN $1,500DOWN ONLY $700 DOWN ONLY $800 DOWN Auto Home Life RV Motorcycle FREE QUOTES116 N. Walnut St Starke(next to the Post Office downtown)(904) 964-7707dawncorbett@allstate.com Socials ,Phillip and Kellie Staats announce the birth of their son, Spencer Owen Staats. Spencer was born at NFRMC on Dec. 18, 2013 at 1:42 am. He weighed 6lbs 5oz and was 18in. in length. He joins sisters, Ashtin and Brynlie, and brothers, Gavin, Caden, and Brendan. Maternal Grandparents are Jack and Vickie Moran of Hampton. Maternal Great grandparents are Betty and the late Lester Dawkins of Homestead. Paternal Grandfather is David Staats of Sterling, Va.Birth: Spencer Owen StaatsThe Andrew Crosby family reunion will be held Saturday, March 1, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring a covered dish to the National Guard Armory on Edwards Road in Starke.Andrew Crosby family reunion is March 1 Mike Henderson (Keystone Heights High School class of 2004) successfully defended his doctoral thesis at Yale University on Jan. 22, thereby earning his Ph.D. in neuroscience. His thesis title is, The Role of Presynaptic Co-chaperone CSP alpha in Neurodegeneration. Mike, his wife, Lauren, and his son, Eli, will move to Philadelphia in the spring, where Mike will begin a postdoctoral research position at the University of Pennsylvania.Henderson earns Ph.D.Mike Henderson is pictured with wife, Lauren, and son, Eli. Dillon Moyd was named to the Presidents List at Trinity Baptist College for the Fall 2013 semester by President Mac Heavener, Jr. This honor is the result of earning a 3.80 grade point average or higher for the semester while completing a full-time course load. Dillon is the son of Thomas Moyd of Keystone Heights and Robin Hancock of Kingman, Ariz.Moyd makes Presidents ListDillon Moyd Lennard Register will be presented with the first-ever Distinguished Citizen Award from Starke at the Boy Scouts of Americas American Values Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 27, at the National Guard armory on Edwards Road in Starke. Casey Jones will be the events keynote speaker. Jones was a passenger on US Airways Flight 1549 that crashed into the Hudson River in New York on Jan. 15, 2009. A social is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., followed by the dinner at 7 p.m. Register, who was a longtime coach in Bradford County schools, earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 1943 and was the first person in Hamilton County to achieve such a rank. There is no admission, but those interested in attending are asked to consider a $150 donation to support Scouting in Bradford County. Please RSVP by calling Barry Warren at 352-494-3326 or Terry Vaughan at 904-966-6266.Former BHS coach to be honored at Boy Scouts dinnerNorm Myers of the Sons of the American Revolution will present a program on Writing Your Memoirs at the Col. Samuel Elbert Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolutions next meeting, which will be Monday, March 3, at 10:30 a.m. at IHOP in Starke. In addition, VetSpace of Alachua County representative Natalie Packnick, accompanied by her service dog, Eiesel, will accept two plarn (plastic yarn) mats made by DAR members for homeless, female veterans. (The Florida State Society Daughters of the American Revolution three-year project is centered on homeless, female veterans.) Visitors are welcome to attend this meeting. Any woman 18 or older regardless of race, religion or ethnic backgroundwho can prove direct descent from a person who aided in achieving American independence between April 19, 1775, and Nov. 26, 1783, is eligible for membership. Please contact Konnie Beauregard at 352-475-1865 for more information.Local DAR chapter to meet March 3The word cancer may have six letters, but so does strong. Lets come together as a community and support one another. Come out and meet others who are going through, or who have gone through, battles with cancer at the cancer support meeting on Monday, Feb. 24, at 6 p.m. at the Bradford County Library. Refreshments will be served. At this meeting, attendees can share stories and listen to others stories. Hearing and sharing could make a bigger impact than you think. Sometimes just talking about it makes it easier. For information, questions or to register for the Relay for Life, please call Laura Cleesen at 352-587-1794 or visit the website www.relayforlife.org/ bradfordkeystonefl. (Also like us on Facebook.)Cancer support meeting to be held Feb. 24 at Bradford Library I nte rnet C af e Hwy 301 S. Star keAcross from KOA904-964-3350 Sweepstakes Amusement Parlor 6pm to Midnight BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer As a competitor, Enoch Nadler strives to do his best, so when he returned to the sport of longdistance running after a four-year hiatus, he decided to aim high. Nadler, a 2004 Keystone Heights High School graduate who currently lives in Dallas, participated in Januarys USA Half Marathon Championships in Houston, crossing the finish line in 1:03.55 and earning a spot in the Feb. 13, 2016, U.S. Olympic Team Trials. It feels great, Nadler said. I started back running and set that goal for myself. Olympic trial-qualifying races began in August 2013, but last months USA Half Marathon Championships was Nadlers first attempt in qualifying. He felt confident, though, in his ability to finish with a qualifying time of 1:05. Nadler did more than reach that time, establishing personalrecord 10K and 15K times of 30:06 and 45:04. I felt like I had a great shot of achieving it, but I ran faster than I expected, Nadler said. At KHHS, Nadler participated in both cross country and track and field. As a senior, he was a district runner-up and regional champion in cross country before placing third at the state finals with a personal record of 15:37. In track and field as a KHHS senior, Nadler was the district champion in the 1600m and district runner-up in the 3200m. He went on to finish as the regional runner-up in the 3200m and place fourth at state in the event with a personal-record time of 9:27.09. Nadler competed at the University of Florida after high school, setting personal records of 4:09 n the mile, 8:15 in the 3,000 meters, 8:54 in the 3K KHHS grad Nadler makes Olympic trialssteeplechase, 14:24 in the 5,000 meters and 23:46 in the 8K (cross country). After graduating from UF, Nadler did not run competitively for four years. I felt like I really needed that break, Nadler said. However, running was one of his first loves in life. Indeed, its See NADLER, 3B Enoch Nadler (far right) Feb. 13, 2016, U.S. Olympic Team Trials after posting a time of 1:03.55 at the USA Half Marathon Championships.

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before defeating Lemon Bays Ryan Dodge in the third-place match. Bradford had two first-time state qualifiers in junior Shayne Kahakua-Lodivero (106 class) and sophomore J.T. Griffis (113). Most first-time state participants are in awe of the immensity of the event and have what Adams said is called newbie shock. A lot of those wrestlers wind up going 0-2, but Griffis did get a win, which came in the first round. He pinned Somerset Academys Daniel Valledor in 2:13 before losing 21-9 to eventual sixthplace finisher Jacob Denning of Rockledge. Griffis was eliminated when he was pinned in 49 seconds by Anclotes Brandon McQuinn, who was ranked in the top two in the state, but suffered an upset loss before he faced Griffis. Adams couldnt say enough Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 3B Armband Sales Start this Friday Feb. 21 Save Now, Dont Wait! Advance Armbands are $15 Good for 1 Day at the Fair SAVE & BUY IN ADVANCE! For more information go to www.BradfordCountyFair.net (904) 964-5252 Bradford County Fair Association 64thANNUALFAIR FAIRNew Entertainment New RidesSame Great Fun with Family & Friends Available at: (904) 964-7555134 East Call Street Starke, FL Its Tax Time! Corporate and Individual Income Tax Services Full Bookkeeping & Payroll Services Audit & Accounting Services Business Consulting including Quickbooks & Accounting. Set up new Corporations, LLCs and Partnerships. back (l-r): Cindy Ward, Kara Wainwright, Brad Million front: Job White and Doug Reddish Let the professionals atReddish & White CPAsget the refund you deserve FAST a sport you have to love, Nadler said, when one considers the amount of time one puts in on his or her own in training. I was hungry again and really wanted to run, Nadler said. The return was in March 2012 at the age of 26. Since then, Nadler has posted many highlights, placing first in various races in 2012 and 2013. In December 2013, Nadler and his wife, Angela, took a twoweek trip to Cuenca, Ecuador, where Nadler trained for the USA Half Marathon Championships. In one of his blogs on his website, www.runwithenoch. com, Nadler wrote, This was my first time going to a new continent, and it opened my eyes to what the world has to offer as long as you are willing to put yourself out there and be adventurous. Now, Nadler has plenty of time to train in preparation for the Olympic trials, which will be held in Los Angeles. It will be a different type of training, though. Nadler was specifically training to run a half marathon for last months qualifying race, but he will have to run a full marathon at the Olympic trials. He said he will probably participate in his first full marathon this fall in a city like Chicago or New York. At the Olympic trials, Nadler said he would have to finish in the top three to qualify for the U.S. marathon team. He admitted thats a long shot, but that doesnt mean he wont be going all out to STATEContinued from 1B Starkes Northside Christian Academy hosted Ugandan Thunder, a childrens choir from the Royal School and Orphanage in Uganda, Jan. 28-29. Each year, 20-25 Royal School and Orphanage students, ranging in age from 8 to 16, are chosen to spend six months in the United States, traveling to churches and schools, collecting love offerings, raising awareness of the lack of food in their country and encouraging people to sponsor orphans in their country for $9 a month. In June 2013, 21 children at Royal School and Orphanage began practicing eight hours a day for the six months they would be in America. This preparation was much different from that of most touring singers. Royal School and Orphanage childrens purpose was to collect enough love offerings to feed 5,000 children for a year. Uganda is a warand disease-ravaged country, with many children losing their loved ones to war and AIDS. Northside Christian Academy students, parents and staff raised $1,200 for Pennies for Posho in the two weeks leading up to Ugandan Thunders visit. Pennies for Posho helps feed children at Royal School and Orpanage and 13 other orphanages. (Posho is the staple food of Uganda and other countries in Africa.) Ted Moody, who founded Pennies for Posho, said the NCA love offering was the largest the organization had ever received from a school. The opportunity to interact with students from another part of the world had an impact on NCA students and staff. Shane Worten said, I am ready to go work in a Ugandan orphanage. Seeing how little they have, and yet how happy they are, is really life changing. As the children of Ugandan Thunder prepared to leave NCA, everyone present gathered in a circle around the schools gymnasium and sang. The overall experience has NCA students and staff already looking forward to next years visit. For more on Ugandan Thunder, visit the website www. penniesforposho.org.NCA hosts choir from UgandaMembers of the Ugandan Thunder perform at Northside Christian Academy. Enoch Nadler The Bradford Parents Athletic Association is now signing up children for T-ball, baseball and softball. Registration will be held at the Edwards Road facility in Starke on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 9 a.m. until noon. You may also register online at http://starkebradfordleague. baberuthonline.com. New registrants must provide a copy of their birth certificate. Teams will be drafted on Sunday, Feb. 23. Late registrations will not be accepted.Bradford Parents Athletic sign-ups are underwayThe Rotary Club of Starkes seventh annual Beast Feast will be held Saturday, March 22, at 6 p.m. at the Bradford Sportsmens Farm in Graham. Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased from any Rotarian or at the Bradford County Telegraph. For more information, call Jessie Myers at 352-258-5292 or Kevin Miller at the Telegraph at 904-964-6305. Funds raised will help the club support scholarships for Santa Fe College, local Boy Scouts, the Food Pantry, Rotary International efforts in fighting Polio and many other community service projects throughout the year.Starke Rotary Beast Feast is March 22NADLERContinued from 2B do the best he can. Ill be competing and pushing myself, said Nadler, who said hed like to at least earn a top-10 or top-20 finish. If youd like to keep up with Nadler, please visit his website, www.runwithenoch.com, which also has a link to his Facebook profile. about Griffis heart, which shows in the way he wrestles, and how he should experience great success in the future. In two years, he will be a state champion if not a two-time state champion, Adams said. Kahakua-Lodivero started the tournament with a loss to Tampa Bay Christians Cullen Telfer, an experienced senior who went on to place third. Adams said he was impressed with KahakuaLodivero in the second round. Kahakua-Lodiveros mindset, he said, was to forget about the outcome and just focus on putting forth his best effort. It showed. He wrestled great, Adams said. Jarraid Forsyth

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4B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thu rsday, Feb. 20, 2014 Editorial/Opinion Bradford County Telegraph Union County Times Lake Region Monitor The state of Florida executed another inmate on Feb. 12, and while it made front-page news in the Gainesville Sun, it hardly made a ripple in the news elsewhere. Certainly, the residents of Union and Bradford counties were unaware of the incident, unless they traveled along S.R. 16 during the time of the execution and saw the people standing in the field across the highway from Florida State Prison. In Florida, the death sentence is performed with clock-like efficiency from experience gained through executing 83 convicted murderers since 1972. Department of Corrections personnel carry out the executions in Florida State Prison, on the banks of New River, in Bradford County. As of today, 399 inmates remain on Death Row, awaiting final disposition of their cases. There are always two groups of people standing on the north side of S.R. 16 when an execution is scheduled, representing the pro and con of capital punishment. The groups remain segregated, and there has never been a problem between them while on state property. Inmate Juan Carlos Chavez, 26, was a South Florida farm worker in September 1995 when 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce failed to return home after getting off the school bus. A diligent and thorough search of the community yielded no clues to his disappearance and the case remained in limbo for lack of information. The Ryce family was devastated as they lived through the Thanksgiving season without a word from or a trace of Jimmy. Not knowing the whereabouts of their son, who seemed to have dropped off the face of the earth, was nerveracking beyond comprehension. Death from accident or illness could have been accepted and dealt with, but the disappearance of their son, without a trace, was far more difficult. In addition, Christmas, 1995 was just around the corner. In December, almost three months after Jimmy vanished, and after law enforcement had failed in its searches, the break came that would provide a sad closure to the Jimmy Ryce case. Chavez lived in a trailer in the area, but he was not a suspect, since there was nothing suspicious about his life or actions to attract attention until some weeks later. The owners of the property on which the Chavez trailer was located realized some items were missing and suspected Chavez of having stolen them. During the search of the Chavez trailer, Jimmys backpack and books were found, and law enforcement officers were notified. Interrogation followed and a full confession obtained. Chavez had picked up Jimmy at gunpoint after he had gotten off the school bus, carried him to the Chavez trailer and shot him in the back as he attempted to escape. Jimmy had been violated in a most inhumane way, and after being killed, has body was cut into small pieces, placed in large pots and buried under cement. Officials, confirming the details of the confession, later dug up the pots. Officers had never seen a case as gruesome as the Jimmy Ryce case. Chavez came to trial, was convicted of the murder of Jimmy Ryce and sentenced to death. He remained on Death Row for almost 20 years before the sentence was consummated in February 2014. If ever a person deserved to die for his crime, it was Juan Carlos Chevez, admitted killer of Jimmy Ryce, in a hideous murder of an innocent child. It was a situation which no parent should ever experience, and while the sentence didnt restore Jimmy or bring him back, it brought a sense of closure to the family and community. Its difficult to impossible to find anything good in this terrible situation that inflicted pain on a family and on a community that will remain for years to come. Juan Carlos Chavez is dead. He has paid his debt to society, but what was the cost and what was accomplished? Certainly, society was avenged, but vengeance is not a legitimate reason for capital punishment. Families of victims usually say they have found closure after an execution, and that statement is difficult to refute, but a life sentence without possibility of parole punishes the inmate every day for as long as he lives, wherein an execution ends the punishment then and there. Believe me, life on the inside of a prison, with no hope of release, is punishment that continues day in and day out, until terminated by death. It is the ultimate penalty for crime. Capital punishment is practiced for one of two reasons: (1) Punishment of the perpetrator; (2) as a deterrent to others. Obviously, the death sentence, once carried out, is the ultimate punishment for murder and other serious crimes, and is 100-percent successful in individual cases. As a deterrent, the long wait between the commission of the crime and the punishment loses any value it may have in deterring others from committing crimes When an inmate is executed, the public can no longer remember the case without refreshing its memory. Western European nations have abandoned capital punishment, and it may be time for Americans to take a look as the pros and cons of the death penalty. In fact, it is highly probably that inmates have been put to death who are innocent of the crimes. In Georgia, a woman was executed for murder, and afterward, the court issued an opinion that she should have been charged with manslaughter rather than with murder. Execution is so permanent, and there is no reversing it. There may be an alternative to capital punishment. If so, let us move forward into a new era in which the sacredness of life is paramount, even for those who do not share our values. Buster Rahn Telegraph editorialist Capital punishment in Florida: time for a new look? Letters editor@bctelegraph.com Letters editor@bctelegraph.com Dear Editor: With all the bad press lately and the extreme financial stress on the town made by others (we wont mention names, of course), I feel its a little extreme to shut our little town altogether. I feel that Mr. Van Zant and Mr. Bradley should seriously reconsider this measure, as its not the fine citizens of Hamptons fault. Why should they shut it down? Its a city thats been incorporated since 1870. When I was a council member and then later the mayor, we went though our ups and downs financially, but always survived the storm, and it wasnt from any of the crap Im reading now in the newspaper and on the Internet, either. It breaks my heart to see a town I proudly represented for a total of 12 years, going though all this embarrassment and shame. We are probably the laughing stock in the state right now. So as a concerned citizen, please dont strip our town away from us. The towns people dont deserve that. We can rebuild with new blood in city hallfolks who want Hampton to remain and not be dissolved by the state. I urge our citizens to contact our state representatives and audit committee to reconsider presenting this measure in the 2015 legislature. Sincerely, Proud Hampton citizen and former mayor Jim MitzelPlease dont dissolve the town of HamptonDear Editor: If there was a Super Bowl of Hypocrisy or an Olympic medal for Hypocrisy on Ice, there is no question that the winner by default in both cases would be Barack H. Obama. Certainly every human being exhibits some symptoms of the affliction of hypocrisy, but I have never encountered anyone in the same class as our current, though unqualified, President. He takes the cake, the medal, the ribbon, the trophy, and anything else thats out there. At the recent National Day of Prayer Breakfast, the President gave a speech which included these words (and, although out of context, they can stand on their own). around the world freedom of religion is under threat and the killing of the innocent is never fulfilling Gods will; in fact, its the ultimate betrayal of Gods will. It just so happens that I know of a world leader who has foisted a healthcare overhaul on his own people that severely threatens the religious freedom of his people. That same world leader has also done more than any other previous leader of his country to ensure that unborn children will continue to be killed in his country, even though they are innocent of any wrongdoing. Is President Obama proud of his law that threatens religious freedom in the United States? Is he tremendously satisfied with knowing that he is wholeheartedly protecting a womans right to the ultimate betrayal of Gods will? Where does he really stand on these issues? Personally, I dont believe that he has a real opinion about any subject. What he says is not a reflection of what he believes President or king of deception?because he only says words that will gain him votes or the affirmation of a certain class of people. He is a pathological liar, so everything he says, whether contradictory or not, is simply true. If this hypocrite had a shred of decency, he would immediately resign from office and enroll in the nearest Fraud and Sham Rehab class. The only consolation I have is knowing that I didnt vote for this King of Deception. Leonard C. Young Keystone Heights Dear Editor: I have to compliment the Monitor for having the guts to print what people express in your column Letters. As I read the long letter that the man from Lawtey wrote, the feeling that it was words that came from a person who did not have his head in the ground like an ostrich. Many people ask the question how can God allow these things that happen-happen? What is the basis of the founding fathers of our country? GOD, and Country! In his first talk as president of the United States, George Washington said these words, A nation without God, is doomed to failure. We have taken God out of our schools, out of public affairs, out of the liberal media, and yet they ask, where is God on 9-11? What we send to Heaven, is what God sends back to us. I too could not watch that liar in his speech on the nation, and what worries me even more, is the degree of his tearing asunder the Constitution of these United States. The bumper stickers that I see on cars, God Bless America are a joke, they should say God help America. If my people will turn to me God help Americaand repent of their sins, I will heal their nation. I didnt make that upGod said it! Frank the Baker Keystone Heights Dear Editor: I read Mr. Rices letter, Where did all the Americans Go, with great interest. I have often wondered the same thing. I did watch The State of Union Address. I was curious to hear what lies he was going to tell this time. The beginning was a whopper of a lie. He stated that the war was over. Then he continued on with his greatest excess, his gift to gab. He knows that as long as he tells the American people what they want to hear they will believe him, whether he lives up to his promises or not. Unfortunately, we Americans have a tendency to   forget and to believe everything we are told or hear. He said these wars are to protect the United States against terrorist.   I disagree. They have been to protect Iraq and Afghanistan. In the beginning when Bush took $70 billion from Social Security, money we worked and put in Social Security to take up a cause his dear old daddy didnt follow up with. He tried to prove that Saddan Hussein had weapons of mass   destruction. He only proved that Saddan was robbing the Iraq people of their possessions. Still the war goes on.   Obama took up where Bush left off. Obama does not know anything about being a leader of The United States. I agree with Mr. Rice, Our President will destroy us if we 103 Edwards Road (next to Fays Salon)Starke 904-964-7579 Another reader wonders, Where did all the Americans go?dont do something to stop him. At the end of his speech, he stated how many military personnel was sent over there and said that 60,000 had been sent home. Last year he stated that all our military personnel would be back home by summer of 2014. Now he says that it will be the end of 2014. In my opinion, he broke his word to our military, their families and we Americans. In fact, I sent him a email asking him why he broke his word? I asked him how he could look at the ones who have come home with arms, legs, eyes, ears and minds missing, and still leave them over there. I told him that someone is killed here in the United States everyday, a child is abused and killed everyday. Seems to me that terrorist is alive and kicking right here in the United States.   The laws of today are written for the criminals, not the victims. As far as I am concerned, Barack Obama and his whole cabinet needs to be walked out of the White House. In my seventyfive years of life I have never known the United Stated to be in the position we are in today. People without jobs and cant get Unemployment money to buy food, pay their bills. These are people who have always worked and supported the United States. I dont see Obama, or his cabinet doing without their paychecks. Until we Americans take back our rights, nothing will change. In the end we will be the losers. Freedom as we know it will be no longer. We need to DEMAND that our military be brought home NOW not a year from now. Sincerely, Norma Greene

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Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 5B r eceived her family medicine training from Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in New York City and her fellowship training in geriatric medicine from the VA Medical Center in Gainesville. She received her medical degree from Terna Medical College, Navi Mumbai, India. Dr. Gupta will be joining the staff of D r. Guptas husband is attending the University of Florida with a Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology & Pediatrics ICU. The joy in the doctors lives is their toddler son. They are making their home in Gainesville, for hopefully a very long time! T here is a Were pleased to welcome to our staff! Complete Care. Close To Home RAYS AUTO REPAIR352-473-3083 Your Hometown Auto Team Since 1972 and AC Delco All Our Work Is Guaranteed *Certified Master TechniciansForeign & DomesticAir-ConditioningSpecialists State Reg. 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After gaining entry, Binczak and Lane were arrested, and a small child was located in the apartment. A search of the apartment yielded powder cocaine, crack cocaine, marijuana packaged for distribution and drug paraphernalia. Both Binczak and Lane were charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a place of worship, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a place of worship, possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana and child neglect due to the narcotics being openly displayed within the reach of the small child. Lane, who was already on probation for the sale of cocaine, was additionally charged with violation of probation. Both suspects were transported to jail, with Binczaks bond set at $495,000 and Lanes bond set at $500,000 for all the charges except the probation violation charge, in which no bond was set. The small child in the apartment was released to a neighbor at the mothers request, and DCF was notified about the case. Dale Robert Bridwell, 44, of Starke was arrested Feb. 15 by Bradford deputies for resisting an officer during questioning about a traffic accident near the Slab at Sampson Lake. According to the arrest report, Bridwell refused to answer any questions about a vehicle he was a passenger in hitting a tree near the Slab. When the deputy arrived, Bridwell admitted he was in the vehicle and suffered a laceration on his head from the crash. He said his 17-year-old nephew was driving, but wouldnt tell the deputy what actually happened or where his nephew was located. The deputy advised Bridwell he was obstructing justice in a hit-andrun accident with injuries, then arrested him after he refused again to cooperate. Troy Allen Deming, 43, of Hawthorne was arrested Feb. 12 by Bradford deputies for possession of cocaine, drugs and drug equipment, driving while license suspended or revoked and for an out-of-county warrant from Alachua for failure to appear. According to the arrest report, Deming was observed driving without a seat belt by the deputy, but stopped at a residence before the deputy pulled him over. Deming walked up to the t Crime t residence, leaving his vehicle door open, where the deputy could observe the drugs in the center console. A further search of the car turned up a pipe and a measuring scale with marijuana residue on it. Bond was set at $22,000 for all the charges. Christopher Dewayne Fowler, 21, of Lawtey was arrested Feb. 12 by Bradford deputies during a traffic stop in Lawtey for possession of drugs. Bond was set at $2,500. Christy Michelle Goodkind, 44, of Alachua was arrested Feb. 17 by Bradford deputies on an out-of-state fugitive charge. According to the arrest report, Goodkind was stopped on a traffic infraction on C.R. 18 in Hampton by the deputy. After running a check on her drivers license, it was found she had a warrant from Nevada for 32 counts of use of a credit card without owner consent in Las Vegas. Bond was $180,000 from the out-of-state warrant. Emanuel Hampton, 40, of Starke was arrested Feb. 12 by Bradford deputies on a warrant for possession of cocaine and for selling cocaine within 1,000 feet of a defined area. He was also arrested on a warrant for obstructing justice-tampering with or harassing a witness, victim or informant and for a charge of intimidation-threat to kill or do bodily injury. Bond was set at $550,000. Bryant Edward Hankerson, 33, of Starke was arrested Feb. 11 by Bradford deputies for two charges of aggravated assault with a weapon-without intent to kill and resisting an officer. According to the arrest report, Hankerson threatened several family members with a knife and threatened to burn their house down after drinking alcohol most of the day. Deputies were called, and after a brief struggle, they were able to subdue Hankerson and arrest him. Bond was set at $20,000. Mary Katherine Horsley, 40, of Starke was arrested Feb. 16 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Michael Ellis Jenkins, 63, of Lake Butler was arrested Feb. 13 by Starke police for larceny. According to the arrest report, Jenkins put multiple items in a shopping cart at Walmart in Starke, paid for just a few of the items, then tried to leave the store with the cart. He was detained by Walmart personnel until the police arrived. The 10 items he didnt pay for totaled $223.32 in value. Jenkins had over $290 on him, along with a checkbook, when he was arrested. Catrina Lee Johnson, 36, of Starke was arrested Feb. 15 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500. Pamela Kay Lee, 61, of Starke was arrested Feb. 13 by Bradford deputies for smuggling contraband into a detention facility. According to the arrest report, Lee and her son Aaron Copeland, who is currently an inmate at the Bradford County Jail, conspired for her to try to bring contraband into the jail. Bond for Lee was set at $2,500. Copeland was also arrested in jail and will face the same charge of smuggling contraband into a detention facility. Robert A. Lusignan, 54, of Starke was arrested Feb. 16 by Starke police for cruelty toward a child. According to the arrest report, Lusignan is accused of approaching a 12-year-old victim at a park in Starke and putting his hands around the childs neck and threatening to beat him up if he ever lays a hand on Lusignans grandson again. In the report, the victims mother told the police her son had a confrontation with Lusignans grandson during a football game the previous day. The 12-year-old victim had a visible red mark on his neck area when interviewed by the police. Jordan Austin Manning, 22, of Gainesville was arrested Feb. 12 by Starke police for driving while license suspended or revoked and for an out-of-county warrant from Flagler for child support. Bond was set at $1,070. Gerard Richard Mondestin, 34, of Jacksonville was arrested Feb. 15 by the Florida Highway Patrol for driving under the influence. Anthony Franklin Nichols, 22, of Bryceville was arrested Feb. 15 by Bradford deputies during a traffic stop for possession of synthetic narcotics. According to the arrest report, Nichols had several packages of K2, a synthetic marijuana, and two pipes in his possession. Sherry Williams Pawlowicz, 51, of Starke was arrested Feb. 14 by Bradford deputies on an out-of-county warrant from Polk for failure to appear for original charge of grand theft. Dennis Devaughn Pugh, 46, of Tampa was arrested Feb. 14 by Bradford deputies on an out-of-county warrant from Hillsborough for misdemeanor traffic capias-attaching tag not assigned. Bond was set at $5,000. Christina Rose Schiering, 25, of Waldo was arrested Feb. 13 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. Shawn Hardy Shepherd, 43, of Starke was arrested Feb. 14 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Bond was set at $4,000. Jeremy Randall Stephens, 32, of Starke was arrested Feb. 14 by Starke police for larceny. According to the arrest report, Stephens works at Krystal on U.S. 301 in Starke and was cleaning in the office near the stores unlocked safe when he took a deposit bag containing almost $600 in cash from the safe and put it in his pocket. He was observed taking the deposit on the stores surveillance video by store managers the next day when they realized a deposit was missing. The police were called, and while the officer was at Krystal, Stephens pulled into the parking lot in a vehicle. When he saw the patrol car, he fled north on U.S. 301, but the officer was able to catch up to Stephens a few blocks away. Stephens admitted to taking the money, saying he needed it to pay his electric bill. The police recovered $155 from the deposit, with Stephens saying he also bought beer, gas and cigarettes with the money after paying his electric bill. Bond was set at $15,000. Jeffrey Scott Sydenstricker, 44, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 14 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. Bond was set at $10,000. Thomas Lepread Williams, 34, of Hawthorne was arrested Feb. 12 by Bradford deputies for possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug equipment. According to the arrest report, Williams was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for a traffic violation. Bond was set at $15,000.Keystone/Melrose April Ann Anderson, 40, of Melrose was arrested Feb. 14 by Putnam deputies for contempt of court and a probation violation. Cori Brander, 33, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 14 by Clay deputies for driving with a suspended or revoked license and leaving the scene of an accident. James Coleman, 61, of Melrose was arrested Feb. 16 by Clay deputies for DUI. Joseph Duke, 46, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 14 by Clay deputies for obtaining property with a worthless check. Eric Mortimer, 35, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 12 by Clay deputies for contempt of court. Michael Oshields, 41, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 11 by Clay deputies for trafficking in hydrocodone. Catherine Sanders, 31, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 14 by Clay deputies for a probation violation. Robert Lionel Stafford, 58, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 13 by Putnam deputies for contempt of court. Linda Thompson, 61, of Melrose was arrested Feb. 14 by Putnam deputies for failure to appear. Edith Wolf, 38, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 12 by Clay deputies for contempt of court, resisting an officer, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. UnionTyler Mackenzie Boyle, 20, of Lake Butler was arrested Feb. 6 in Columbia County on a warrant from Union County for sex offense against a childfondling, victim 12-16 years of age, and for kidnapping a minor-interfering with custody. According to the UCSO, Boyle was stationed in Pensacola in the Navy last November when he lured the teenage victim in Union County via Facebook to eventually meet with him for sex. Bond was set at $60,000. Wendy Beth Kimble, 45, of Lake Butler was arrested Feb. 12 by Union deputies for an outof-county warrant from Alachua, with bond set at $663. Eugena Geneva Finley, 31, of Macclenny was arrested Feb. 11 by Union deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. David Leon Ellis, 44, of Fort White was arrested Feb. 10 by Union deputies for driving under the influence. Dillon Lee Elixson, 20, of Lake Butler was arrested Feb. 10 by Union deputies for assaultthreat to do violence. According to the arrest report, deputies were called to a disturbance at a home where Elixson lives with the victims as he was tearing up stuff in the home and threatening to hurt everyone. Elixson also threw the stove out of the house and then left the property on foot before a deputy arrived and arrested him. William Kevin Croft, 33, of Lake Butler was arrested Feb. 11 by Union deputies on an out-ofcounty warrant from Columbia for probation violation. John Erkson Keen, 31, of Lake Butler was arrested Feb. 11 by Union deputies for larceny, burglary and possession of burglary tools. According to the arrest report, a reserve deputy happened to spot a vehicle with a trailer attached at the Union County Solid Waste Collection site in the Lulu area at night on Feb. 11 when it was closed. The trailer had a large amount of scrap metal in it, and the vehicle was registered to Keens father, who lives near the site. When another deputy arrived, they were able to locate Keen hiding in the collection site with a flashlight. Keen admitted to taking the scrap metal and throwing it over the collection site fence, then loading it onto the trailer by climbing over the fence. The value of the metal on the trailer was estimated to be $300. Patricia Herrin Peraino, 43, of Lake Butler was arrested Feb. 15 by Union deputies on a warrant for larceny-theft of motor vehicle parts and for dealing in stolen property. According to the arrest report, Peraino was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for a traffic infraction by a deputy. While the deputy was talking to the driver, Peraino became unruly and began to curse the officer. The officer ordered Peraino to calm down, which she refused to do. When the deputy ran her name through dispatch, the warrant came up and Peraino was arrested and taken to jail. Bond was set at $5000.Recent arrests in Bradford, Clay or Union

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Bradford played district opponent Santa Fe this past Tuesday and will travel to play district opponent Interlachen on Friday, Feb. 21, at 6:30 p.m. The Tornadoes travel to play Gainesville on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. Keystone (1-2, 0-2 in District 5) will host district opponent Fort White on Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. before traveling to play district opponent P.K. Yonge on Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. Wilkinson and Lindsey Wiggins were each hit by a pitch to force a run home. With the bases still loaded, Atkinson ripped a triple into center field to put the Tornadoes up 7-0. Cruces second RBI double and a two-RBI single by Adkins put Bradford up 10-0 before Rodgers took a pitch deep over the center-field fence for a 12-0 lead. Wikinsons RBI double ended the scoring for the inning. Cruce finished 4-for-4, while Adkins, Atkinson and Rodgers were each 2-for-3 with three RBI. Annie Luke added another RBI for the Tornadoes. Keystones only baserunner in the three-inning game was Taylor Morris, who was hit by a pitch. Bradford starting pitcher Adkins (3-0) gave up no hits and no walks, while striking out three in two innings. Wilkinson gave up no hits and no walks in one inning of relief. Bradford, which reached the state semifinals last season, opened the season with a 1-0 win over Oakleaf and followed that with a 15-0 win over district opponent Fort White on Feb. 11 in Starke. Cruce drove in three runs against Fort White, going 2-for3. Gault, who was 2-for-2, and Alexis Shealy (in her only at-bat) each drove in a run. Atkinson hit a triple, while Adkins hit a double. Adkins gave up one hit. BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer A two-run home run by Lainie Rodgers and a bases-loaded triple by Jaci Atkinson were just a few of the highlights for the Bradford High School softball team in its 17-0 District 5-4A win over host Keystone Heights on Feb. 14. The Tornadoes (3-0) have yet to give up a run this season and have now beaten two district opponents by a combined score of 32-0. Bradford scored 13 runs in the first inning off of nine hits, including two RBI doubles by Taylor Cruce. After hitting her first double, Cruce scored on a single by Ashton Adkins to put Bradford up 2-0. Consecutive singles by Rodgers and Mackenzie Gault loaded the bases before batters Shelby 6B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 Commercial Residential Fleets Autogas Farms Industry Piping for NewConstruction or Home Remodeling Most Major Brands Factory Trained4031 S.W. SR 121 Lake Butler, FL 32054 WilliamsLPGas.com wlpgas@windstream.net(386) 496-3725 Does your business have a story to tell? A product or service to sell?The Bradford County Telegraph Advertising Department can provide you with the in depth coverage you desire...Call 904-964-6305or email us atDarlene Douglassdarlene@bctelegraph.comor Kevin Millerkmiller@bctelegraph.comAdvertorial Advertising Works! Jo es Tires 13761 South US 301 Starke(1/2 mile south of walmart) 964-(8473) 904-368-0687 ph 904-368-0689 faxMARGARET ANDERSON 1011 N. Temple Ave. Starke. FL (US 301 North)Family Law & Will Preparation30 years experience Margaret will continue to serve clients in Alachua County as well as Bradford & Union counties Starke Police Sgt. Stephen Murphy enjoys fishing, though he is not an avid fisherman. However, he has some good friends who are. A couple of those friends include Brooks Morrell and Chris Kadlec, who competitively will match up well with any bass anglers in North Florida. For the past few years, Kadlec and Morrell have served as directors of the Murphys Law, Relay for Life Bass Tournament, which is traditionally held at the Little Santa Fe Lake boat ramp in March.   Many local fishermen look forward to this tournament each year.   Murphy speaks gratefully of the people who work so hard to make the tournament a success, including Kadlec, Morrell, his wife, Audrey, his sisters-in-law Virginia Autry and Ester Massey, his mother, Helen Haverty, and his mother-in-law, Abbie Massey. They work hard for a good cause and ask nothing in return, he said.   Relay for Life represents the American Cancer Society and its goal of curing cancer. The organization raises millions of dollars each year in more than 20 countries, with the help of more than four million people. Murphy has earned his name in the title of the bass tournament by his two-time victory over cancer. He successfully battled leukemia as a child and recently overcame kidney cancer. Today, he is cancer free. The tournament is scheduled for Saturday, March 15.   Preregistration is underway, and all potential fishermen should contact tournament directors Morrell (904-491-8476) or Kadlec (904-364-6668). All registered fishermen must meet at the Little Santa Fe ramp at 5 a.m., where they will pay the $70 entry fee and optional $10 big bass pot.   Donations of $250 or more will purchase expedited boat entry, though most of those positions have already been obtained. Boats will launch at safe light, and weigh-in will begin at 3 p.m.   Joey Tyson of Bald Eagle Bait and Tackle will be responsible for the weigh-in.Outdoors outlookNoel Kuhn, who guides surf fishermen on Floridas northeast coast, says the surf temperature is approximately 53 degrees, which is a little too cool for good spring fishing.   In order to really attract the inshore species, the water needs to be around 60 degrees. The first location to warm up will be the shallow holes in the inland waterways with muddy bottoms, and then the warmer water will gradually move to the surf. The same thing holds true in our local lakes. The ones that are shallower and darker in color will warm first, and the warm temperatures will spread to the deeper lakes with clearer water. The first of our local lakes to warm enough to stimulate the bass spawn should be Crosby and Rowell.   Next to the last should be Santa Fe, followed only by the deeper and clearer Kingsley Lake. Ed Allen fished the maiden cane around Sampson Lake last week and landed about 30 buck bass, and he indicated that only a few were of keeper size.   He thinks the smaller, male bass are moving into the shallows looking for places to fan. Once they establish their bed depressions in the sand, they will romance the larger females to move in shallow and join them for the spawn. This should be the trend we will see over the next month, with Kingsley Lake being the last to complete the bass spawn. David Davis of the Tackle Shack in Middleburg indicates that fishermen are catching specks along the shoreline cover of tributaries to the St. Johns, such as Black Creek.   He says the water in the lower St. Johns is cooler than the local lakes; consequently, the speck spawn in those waters tends to be the last of the year.   Having said that, Santa Fe, Newnans and even Orange Lake are giving up good Fins, Fur & Tails Brooks Morrell and Chris Kadlec not only organize shows.Murphys Law: Fish for a good causenumbers of spawning specks. Saltwater action on both coasts is giving up good inshore action. Joey Tyson says that Randy Harris can put you on the reds or trout anytime in the Steinhatchee area. On the east coast, black drum and sheepshead action is good around rocks and bridge pilings. The drum will hold in deeper water, however, than the sheepshead. Tight lines until next week.   Outdoors calendar February, small mammals are breeding (watch out for them on highways at night); February-March, crocodiles mate in South Florida; Feb. 20, Crosshorn Ministries meeting, 7 p.m. at the Starke Golf and Country Club. Feb. 27-March 2, Florida Challenge at Bradford Sportsmens Farm. March, turkeys and quail begin breeding in North Florida; March 2: Florida s Zone C squirrel and quail season ends. If you have a story, idea or photo to share, please contact Mickey Agner via email at mka@ maoutdoors.com, or by phone at 904-964-1488. Photos may also be submitted in person at the Bradford County Telegraph, Union County Times or Lake Region Monitor.Tornadoes defeat Indians 17-0 for district winPitcher Brittany Schellpepper gave up just three hits, while Cece Buckley and Taylor Morris each drove in two runs in the Keystone Heights High School softball teams 5-3 win over visiting Fleming Island on Feb. 13. Buckley, who hit a double, was 2-for-3, while Morris was 3-for-4. Keystone had 12 hits in all, with Karla Casas going 2-for-4. Prior to playing Fleming Island, the Indians hosted District 5-4A opponent P.K. Yonge, losing 16-0. Kaitlyn Shepard went 2-for-3 and had Keystones only hits. KHHS gets 5-3 win over Fleming Island

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(Roger) Richerson of Lake Butler, Dorothy M. (Dick) Nolan of Lake City, Evylena Fipps of Lake City; and several nieces, nephews, dear friends and co-workers in Union County. The funeral was held Wednesday, Feb. 19 at the Lake Butler Church of God, with Brother Lemuel Lane and Brother Danny Foreaker (from Trinity Baptist Church) officiating. Interment followed at Deckle Cemetery. Archer Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of the arrangements, 386-496-2008.PAID OBITUARYCarl Streitenberger Jr.HAMPTON Carl E. Streitenberger Jr., 65, of Hampton, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 at E. T. York Hospice Center with family by his side. He was born in Washington Courthouse, Ohio on April 12, 1948 to the late Carl Ellsworth Streitenberger, Sr. and Edna Haines Streitenberger. He retired from the United States Army where he served during the Vietnam Conflict. He was preceded in death by: his parents; and his brothers, Jessie and Robert Lee Streitenberger. He is survived by: his wife of 20 years, Evelyn Streitenberger of Hampton; children, Robert Streitenberger of Groveport, Ohio, Jeffery and Bryan Streitenberger of Cynthina, Ky; Lynis Hendrix of Cynthina, Ky. and Lori Jean Evans of Oahu, Hawaii; step-children, Annette Cutchins of Tallahassee, Teresa Turner of Gainesville, and William T. Bauldree, Jr. of Tallahassee; brothers, Marvin of Washington Courthouse, Ohio, Loy Lott of Hillsboro, Ohio; sisters, Maxine Dray of Orlando and Kathy Kearns of Washington Courthouse, Ohio; and many grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Memorial services were held on Feb. 19 at Archie Tanner Funeral Services Chapel. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services of Starke.Leo Turner Sr. KEYSTONE HEIGHTSLeo Kenneth (Kenny) Turner Sr., 93, of Keystone Heights, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at the North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville. He was born in the New River section of Bradford County. He was the son of the late Roan and Phyla Renfroe Turner. He served in the U.S. Army and was a fireman in Sanford until he retired as captain after 35 years of service.   He was a Mason with Lodge #52 in Lake Butler.   He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Collins Turner;   one brother and two sisters. He is survived by: his companion of 23 years, Delores Wynn of Keystone Heights; daughter, Mary Jean (James) Henson of Albany, Ga.; son, Leo Kenneth (Karen) Turner, Jr. of Crestview; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; and brother, Wilbur Turner of DeBury. 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She worked for the University of Florida College of Nursing as an Administrative Assistant, and was also a homemaker. She was of the Methodist Faith. Two daughters, Debie Bowers and Kitty Friedlin and one grandson, Chris York had preceded her in death. Survivors are: her daughters, Teri (Ben) Bracy of Orlando, Beckie (Jeff) Davis of Keystone Heights, Kandi Crosier of Gainesville, Kristie (Mike) Hill of Earleton, Karol Chase of Gainesville, and Katrina (Randy) Jones of Oregon; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. A graveside service was held Feb. 13 at the Keystone Heights Cemetery with Pastor Steve Conner officiating. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to be made to: Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Keystone Heights.Mary CampbellMary CampbellSTARKEDeaconess Mary Jo Campbell, 83, of Starke died on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 at Mayo Hospital Jacksonville following a brief illness. She was born in Aline, Ga. on Aug. 14, 1930. She moved to Starke from Atlantic Beach. She was a retired nurses assistant at Beaches Hospital Jacksonville. She was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church Starke. She was preceded in death by her husband, Deacon Albert L. Campbell, Sr. She is survived by: Albert L. (Jewel) Campbell Jr. of Washington D.C.; Allen D. (Sherri) Campbell of Starke; daughters, Thelma (James) Fletcher of Palm Coast; Barbara (Leotis) Williams of Bingham, Ala., Betty (Bryant) Harris of Atlantic Beach, Charlene Campbell of Starke, and Mary D. Campbell of Atlanta. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, in the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Starke with Rev. Everett I. Brown conducting the services. Interment will be held at Oddfellow Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of McKinney Funeral Home in Jacksonville. Family viewing will be held on Saturday, February 22, at McKinney Funeral Home, 6507 West Beaver Street Jacksonville. Family Hour 5-8:00 p.m.Lonnie Combs LAKE CITYLonnie Jackson Combs, 67 of Lake City died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born March 6, 1946 in Lake City to the late Russell Jackson Combs and Ella Corine Raulerson Combs. He worked for the Fruit Grower Express for 40 years. He was a member of the TCU local 6553 and of the Baptist faith. He is survived by: his wife, Lanita Todd Combs of Lake City; daughters, Ronda (Mark) Hartley of Glen St Mary; Khristen Michelle (Ben) Douglas of Norfolk, Va.; sons, Gregory (Julie) Combs of Glen St Mary, Tony (Dawn) Rizer of Lake Butler, Robert (Robin) Barker Jr. of Denver, Colo; nine grandchildren; one great granddaughter; brothers, Louis (Mary) Combs of Taylor, Wendell Ray (Janice) Combs of Taylor, Donald Neal (Kay) Combs of Macclenny; and sister, Lavin Baxter of Raiford. Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 21, at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Archer Funeral Home, with Rev. Ralph Durham officiating. Burial will follow at Elzey Chapel Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home for visitation, Thursday, Feb. 20, from 6 to 8 pm. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.Pauline DeVoreLAWTEYPauline Futch DeVore, 91, of Lawtey died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 at Windsor Manor Nursing Home. She was born in Lawtey, Oct. 29, 1922 to the late Robert H. and Minnie (Griffis). She was a housewife and a lifetime Baptist. She was preceded in death by: her husband of 36 years, John DeVore and ten siblings. Survivors are: her children, Johnie (Rita) DeVore of St. Petersburg, Linda (J.R.) Adkins of Starke, David (Ginger) DeVore of Las Vegas, and Teresa D. (Bobby) Patterson of Lawtey; sister, Margaret Pauley of Lawtey; eleven grandchildren, and seventeen great grandchildren. Funeral services were Feb. 1, in the DeWitt C. Jones Chapel with Pastor Ricky Norman officiating. Interment followed at Lawtey Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Starke. Michael HigginbothamKEYSTONE HEIGHTSMr. Michael F. Higginbotham Higgy, age 57, of Keystone Heights passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 at his home following an extended illness. Higgy was born in Waycross, Ga. on July 14, 1956, and was raised in the Waycross and Nahunta area before moving to Keystone Heights in 1992. Higgy served two years in the United States Air force and retired from the Clay County Water Management Department as a meter reader. As a 20 year volunteer with the Keystone Heights Jaycees, Higgy had served twice as local President, Regional and District Director, and was honored as a State Jaycees Senator in August 2002. He would help organize and cook for local fund raisers, which would include Poker Runs along with having served many years on the Our Country Day board. Additional involvements Higgy had with our community were Toys for Kids, Rodeheaver Boys Ranch in Palatka, and the Project Play playground at Keystone Beach. Higgy loved life, his family and friends; and he especially loved riding Harleys with his wife. His father Everett Earl Higginbotham, Sr. and his brother Everett Earl Higginbotham, Jr. both preceded him in death. Survivors are: his wife, Janean and her two children, Catherine and Cameron all of Keystone Heights; a sister, Angela Spofford of Orange Park and her two children, Ashley and Ian; his mother, Doris (Strickland) Holton of Orange Park; one step grandson, Christian; one of many precious Aunts, Pamela McElroy of Trenton, and a half brother. A memorial service for Higgy will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the home of Tommy and Hilda Manning, 5943 CR 352, Keystone Heights, FL 32656. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to University of Florida Foundation in memory of Michael Higginbotham, Attn: Gift Processing P.O. Box 14425, Gainesville, FL 32604. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, 340 E. Walker Dr. Keystone Heights. 352-473-3176. www. jonesgallagherfh.comPAID OBITUARYEula KingEula KingLAWTEYEula Mae King, 92, of Lawtey, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 at Bradford Terrace Nursing Facility. Born on Sept. 1, 1921 she was a lifelong resident of Lawtey. She was a housekeeper at Camp Blanding. She served on the Stewardess Board and Trustee Board at her church Mt. Zion AME. She is survived by: sons, Richard King and Christopher King both of Atlanta, and Horace King of Lawtey; daughters, Brenda King Butler, Hazel King and Patricia Brown, all of Lawtey; 19 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and five greatgreat-granchildren Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22 1:00 p.m. at Mt. Zion AME Church with Rev. Charles Cloy Pastor and Rev. Izell Jenkins, Eulogist. Interment will be held at Peetsville Cemetery in Lawtey. Visitation will be held on Friday, Feb. 21 at the Carl D Haile Memorial Chapel. Family hour 3-4:00 p.m. Friends 4 -7:00 p.m. and one hour prior to funeral services. The Cortege will form at the home of Mrs. Eula Mae King at 12:30 p.m.Henry PayneJACKSONVILLEHenry Van Payne, 67, of Jacksonville, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 in Jacksonville. He was born on Aug. 22, 1946 in Lake Butler to the late Walter Payne and Shirley Knight Payne. He lived most of his life in Jacksonville and Starke while working in construction.     He is survived by: wife, Elizabeth Payne; son, Eric (Candy) Payne of Briceville; and three grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Feb. 19 at Archer Funeral Home in Lake Butler, with Brian Johns officiating, burial followed at Oak Grove cemetery in Lake Butler. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Lawrence Smallwood, Sr.KEYSTONE HEIGHTS Lawrence Edward Smallwood, Sr., 77, of Keystone Heights died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 at Shands in Gainesville. He was born on Feb. 19, 1936 in Kentucky to the late Oles and Mary (Mullins) Smallwood. Prior to retirement in 1998 due to health related issues, he worked at several car dealerships in his career, including owning and operating Les/ Cash Auto Sales. Survivors are: children, Rose (James) Burnell, Larry (Lynn) Smallwood, Jody Smallwood, Roshella Rocky (Jim) Sexton, Steven Smallwood, and August (Robin) Smallwood; sisters, Mary Ruth and Barbara; exwife: Christine Smallwood; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, February 22 at 5674 Indian Trail, Keystone Heights. Arrangements are by JonesGallagher Funeral Home of Starke .LeRoy StalveyLAKE BUTLER LeRoy Stalvey, 83, of Lake Butler died Friday evening, Feb. 14, 2014 at Haven Hospice in Lake City after an extended illness. Mr. Stalvey was bom Oct. 30,1930, to Perry Stalvey and Lillie Lee McMikell Stalvey. When he was 4 months old, his father died and his mother later married Marvin Tyre, Sr., who accepted the role of father. Mr. Stalvey has lived in Lake Butler the past 42 years. He proudly served his country in both the U. S. Army and the Coast Guard. Following his military service, Mr. Stalvey worked as an Officer for a State Road Prison in Columbia County, Truck Driver for the Copeland Company, a Farmer, a Scrap Metal Business owner, and the Union County School Board. He retired from the School Board in 1994. For the past 25 years and up until his death, Mr. Stalvey proudly served as City Commissioner for the City of Lake Butler, serving as Mayor for eight of those years. He received recognition twice for this service by the Florida League of Cities. Mr. Stalvey stated numerous times that he was both proud and honored to have been allowed to serve the citizens of Lake Butler. He served on the Federal Housing Board for two and one-half years. Mr. Stalvey was a member of the following organizations: a Charter Member of the Union County Library Board, serving on Die Board for seven years; he was a lifetime member of the Lake Butler V.F.W. Post 10082, and was a former Post Commander. He was a member of Lake Butler Church of God. Mr. Stalvey was a man that loved his family, and enjoyed family gatherings. He also enjoyed gardening and had some of the most beautiful flower gardens. Mr. Stalvey had five children from a previous marriage that he was proud of, and willingly accepted the role as a father to four daughters, two grandchildren and one great granddaughter from his wifes previous marriage. Mr. Stalvey was preceded in death by: his parents, Perry Stalvey, Lillie Lee McMikell Tyre and Marvin Tyre, Sr.; three sisters, Doris Shipp, Mary Lou Feagle, Sylvia Brantley; four brothers, James Tyre, Marvin Tyre, Jr., Johnny Mack Tyre, and Hubeart Tyre; daughter, Teresa Hart; and three grandchildren, Justin and Staci Eaves, and Faith Gray. Mr. Stalvey is survived by: his loving wife of 42 years, Shirley A. Stalvey of Lake Butler; a greatgranddaughter, Anistin Arvin that lived with him and his wife; two sons and six daughters, Roy P. (Cherri) Stalvey of Indiana, Timothy Stalvey of Lake City, Anneliese (Rickey) Stafford of Glen St. Mary, Deborah Dean of Jacksonville, Denise (Victor) Fundora of Lake City, Merrell (Evon) Colchiski of Ocala, Deborah Hart of Ocala, and Shawn (Keith) Gray of Texas; 20 grandchildren; 14 greatgrandchildren; three sisters, Irita John H. Loggins March 2, 1936 February 19, 2007 (Dad) A light is out within our household; your voice we loved is stilled. A place is vacant in our home which never can be filled. Some may think youre forgotten, on earth you are no more. In memory you are with us as you always were before. Love Us In Memory

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8B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 40 Notices EQUAL HOUSING OP PORTUNITY. All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 which makes it illegal to advertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin, or an in tention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodians, pregnant women and people securing cus tody of children under 18. This newspaper will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimina tion, call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777, the tollfree telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. For further information call Florida Commission on Human Relations, Lisa Sutherland 850-488-7082 ext #1005.47 Commercial Property (Rent, Lease, Sale)DOWNTOWN STARKE Pro $315 per month. Conference room, kitchen, utili ties and more provided. 904-364-8395. Bradford Union Clay 40Notices 41Auctions 42M otor Vehicles & Accessories43RVs & Campers 44Boats &ATVs 45Land for Sale 46Real Estate Out of Area 47Commercial Property (Rent, Lease, Sale) 48Homes for Sale 49Mobile Homes for Sale 50For Rent 61Scriptures 62Vacation/Travel 63Love Lines 64Business Opportunities65Help Wanted 66In vestme nt O ppo rtunities67Hunting Land for Rent 68Carpet Cleaning 69Food Supplements 70Money to Lend 71Farm Equipment 72Computers & Accessories51Lost/Found 52Animals & Pets53AYard Sales53BKeystone Yard Sales53CLake Butler Y ard Sales54Produce 55Wanted 56Antiques 57For Sale 58Child/Adult Home Care59Personal Services 60Home ImprovementWord Ad Classified Tuesday, 12:00 noon Classified Display Tuesday, 12:00 noon964-6305 473-2210 496-2261 C lassified Advertising should be paid in advance unless credit has already been established with the newspaper. A $3.00 service charge will be added to all billing to cover postage and handling. All ads placed by phone are read back to the advertiser at the time of placement. However, the classified staff cannot be held responsible for mistakes in classified advertising taken by phone. The newspaper reserves the right to correctly classify and edit all copy or to reject or cancel any advertisements at any time. Only standard abbrevations will be accepted. TO PLACE A CLASSIFIED USE YOUR PHONE Sandhill ForestApartments Equal housing opportunity. This institution is an equal opportunity provider & employer. 1 Bdrm $654 2 Bdrm $740 3 Bdrm $801 N EED C ASH F AST! E mail your med-to-hi-resolution digital photo (150dpi+) & ad text to: by 5pm Monday or bring it to:B radford County Telegraph Union County Times Lake Region Monitor( 904) 964-6305 c ash/check/credit cards accepted all for only /wk c overing Bradford, Union & Clay Counties a in our weekly f ree c ommunity shopper: Target your audience quickly (904) 964-6305 (352) 473-2210 (386) 496-2261 Classified Ads Where one call does it all! EXTRA CASH! Could you use some now that the holidays are over? We specialize in helping people sell through our Classifieds! YARD SALES AUTOS BOATS CLOTHES APPLIANCES... The list goes on..Call Mary Today at 904-964-6305 SR-230 E (2 miles east of US-301)B anquet Hall Driving Range Check out our web pagewww.starkegolf.com M emberships Available E xcellent Driving RangeP ro Shop Gift CertificatesG olf Lessons by AppointmentP rofessionally Run Tournaments H ome of the Strawberry Invitational Li ke us on facebook The Tornadoes scored nine runs on five hits, but it wasnt enough as the Bradford High School baseball team lost 10-9 to host Fort White in its District 5-4A opener on Feb. 14. Jacob Luke went 2-for-2 with a triple as the Tornadoes fell to 1-2. Bradford opened the season with a 12-2 road win over Middleburg on Feb. 10. Carson Yowell drove in three runs, going 2-for-4 with a home run, while Wyatt Barnes, David Hall and Jackson Reddish each drove in two runs. Hall was 2-for-3 with two doubles, while Barnes and Reddish were each 2-for-5, with Reddish hitting a triple. Matt Stanwix-Hay went 3-for4 with a double and an RBI, while Wyatt Collins was 2-for-5. Barnes (1-0) earned the win on the mound, giving up one run on two hits and two walks in four innings. He had five strikeouts. Caleb Polk pitched three innings of relief, giving up one run on four hits and no walks. On Feb. 13, Bradford traveled to play Creekside, losing 9-1. Luke and Yowell, who was 2-for-3, each hit a double, but the Tornadoes were limited to five hits. The Tornadoes played Gainesville this past Tuesday and will travel to play district opponent Santa Fe on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. Bradford returns home to play Ridgeview on Friday, Feb. 21, at 6 p.m. before traveling to play district opponent Interlachen on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m.Bradford drops district opener in baseballAfter opening the season with a 15-0 win, the Union County High School softball team has lost four straight, with the latest loss coming by a score of 9-4 to host Baldwin on Feb. 13. Kayla Andrews hit a home run in the loss to Baldwin, but the Tigers (1-4) were held to five hits. In the season-opening win over visiting Hamilton County on Feb. 4, Katie Zipperer was 2-for-2 with three RBI, while Kaylan Tucker was 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Andrews, Jordyn Driggers, Jordan Howe, Kalyn Ingram, Kendallyn Johns and Devin Lewis each had an RBI. Holly Tucker earned the win, giving up no hits and striking out five in three innings. Kaylan Tucker also pitched, giving up no hits and striking out two. The Tigers committed seven errors and had no hits in a 14-1 loss to visiting Hilliard on Feb. 6. Zipperer, who was hit by a pitch, scored the lone run. Hilliard took advantage of seven walks against pitchers Holly Tucker and Kaylan Tucker. Nine of the Flashes runs were unearned. On Feb. 10, the Tigers traveled to play Interlachen, losing 5-4. Johns and Zipperer were each 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI. The Tigers played their first District 7-1A game on Feb. 11, with visiting Dixie County taking a 7-3 win. Andrews, Ingram and Zipperer each had an RBI, while Howe, Lewis and Kaylan Tucker were each 2-for-4. Madison McClellan was 2-for-2, while Johns hit a double. Union played Suwannee this past Tuesday and will host district Baldwin hands Tigers 4th straight softball lossCole Kite, who had two triples, and Colten McAlister each drove in three runs for the Union County High School baseball team, which defeated host Melody Christian 14-0 in five innings on Feb. 14. Kite and McAlister were 2-for2 and 2-for-3, respectively, as the Tigers improved to 3-0. Trey Owen drove in two runs, while Caleb Cox, Josh Glover, Corey Hersey, T.J. Rogers and Chris Starling each drove in one. James Ford (1-0) started on the mound, giving up no hits and striking out five in three innings. Rogers gave up no hits in one inning of relief, while Glover gave up one hit in one inning. Union opened the season with a 4-2 road win over Interlachen on Feb. 11. Glover and Owen, who was 2-for-4 with a double, each drove in a run, while McAlister and Hersey were 3-for-3 and 2-for-4, respectively. One of Herseys hits was a triple. Owen (1-0) earned the win, giving up two runs on four hits and one walk in four innings. He struck out five. Jordan Bryant threw two innings of relief, giving up two hits and no walks, while Ty Cook earned the save, giving up no hits and no walks in one inning. In the Tigers first home game, Hersey pitched a shutout over five innings of a 2-1 win over Suwannee on Feb. 13. Hersey (1-0) gave up two hits and struck out six, while Cook recorded his second save of the season, giving up one run on one hit and one walk in one inning. Ford also pitched, giving up one hit and no walks in one inning. He had three strikeouts. Kite, who drew two walks, scored one run, while Starling, who was 2-for-2 on stolen-base attempts, scored the other. Union was limited to three hits, but Suwannee committed five fielding errors. Union played District 7-1A opponent Williston this past Tuesday and will host Class 4A Fort White on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. The Tigers travel to play Hamilton County on Friday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. before traveling to play Bell on Monday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. On Tuesday, Feb. 25, the Tigers return home to play Crescent City at 5 p.m.Union remains undefeated after 14-0 winKeystone Heights High School was held to no hits in a season-opening loss to Clay, but rebounded with a 10-0 win over visiting Ridgeview on Feb. 13. The Indians (1-1) scored three runs each in the first and second innings, with Morgan Bass hitting an RBI double in the first. Storm Miller, who hit a solo home run in the fourth, went 2-for-3 with two RBI, while Bryce Plummer was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Kyle Hix, Tyler Keaton, Tristan Starling and Jerrett Tschorn each had an RBI, while Morgan Smith hit a double. Starling (1-0) earned the win on the mound, giving up three hits and no walks in four innings. He had nine strikeouts. Plummer and Dean Dukes each gave up one hit in one inning of relief. Keystone played St. Augustine this past Tuesday and will travel to play District 5-4A opponent Interlachen on Friday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. On Tuesday, Feb. 25, the Indians host Buchholz at 7 p.m.Indians bounce back for 10-0 win opponent Williston on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 6 p.m. The Tigers travel to play district opponent Williston on Friday, Feb. 21, at 6 p.m. before traveling to play district opponent Newberry on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 6 p.m.

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Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 9B RETAIL SPACE IN BUSY STRIP CENTER. 1,000 sq ft. and 2,000 sq. ft. units. South HWY 301 frontage, across from the KOA Campground. Call 352-235-1675. FOR RENT PROFES SIONAL OFFICE, 1,500 sq ft.$1,000/mo.up to 3,000 sq ft. contiguous $2,000/mo. Warehouse 3,000 sq. ft. $800/mo. Smith & Smith Realty. 904-964-9222. SUITE OF OFFICES IN CLUDES Kitchen, Show er, Washer Dryer. Downtown STARKE $1000/ mo For information Call 904-364-9022.49 Mobile Homes For SaleI BUY USED MOBILE HOMES. CASH!! Paid immediately. 904259-4663. NEW 2014 28x80 HUGE 28x80, 4 BEDROOM LIVE OAK HOME $59,900. Set up, A/C, steps, & skirt ing included. Call 904259-4663. Waynefriermacclenny.com. BRAND NEW 3 BED ROOM 28x60 DOUBLE WIDE $49,900 Includes Setup, AC, Steps, and Skirting 904-2594663, waynefrier macclenny.com. USED SWMH, GREAT SHAPE,METAL ROOF, $9900 Setup & Delivered 904-259-4663. LAND/HOME PACKAGES, 3 Bedroom on 2Acres$59,900, 4 Bedroom on 1Acre $64,900 Remodeled w/ New AC & Appliances. 904-259-4663. FOR SALE BY OWNER, Ap prox. 4 Acres with 2BR / 2BA Single wide, Partial fenced and cleared. NO Owner Financing or Rent to own. $39,900. Call 904-334-7179. WONDERFUL INVEST MENT PROPERTY, PREVIOUSLY RENTED FOR $800/MO Beauti fully updated 3 BR 2 BA on .35 acres, with all appliances, located in Keystone. Asking 60,000. 20% down Ready to view. 352-665-1961. 3 BR 2 BA, DW ON 1 ACRE, ASKING 48,500. 386496-3816.50 For Rent2 STORY ROUND HOUSE. 3BR/2BA W/DETACHED CARPORT. Over 2,000 sq. ft. Paved drive, lawn care and pest control pro vided. Recently remod eled. $600 security de posit, $1,100/mo. Union Co. area, 386-965-3363. Conveniently located between Lake Butler, Lake City, Gainesville. WE HAVE 2 OR 3 BED ROOM MH, clean, close to prison. Call 352468-1323. NICE MOBILE HOMES in Lake Butler & Starke 2 & 3 BR single wide, fenced. 2BR/2BA. lakefront. De posit required. 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Orange Full grown male, neutered answers to Marmalade. Call Ann 904782-3506.53A Yard SalesFRIDAY ONLYFROM STARKE take 16 West 5 & 1/4 miles turn Right on to 216th St go 1/2 mile, look for signs. Lots of good items, collectibles, misc. GARAGE/YARD SALE, MULTI FAMILY, SAT FEB. 22nd 8:00 am Till 10635 SE 49th Ave., Starke follow the signs.57 For SaleBANANA TREES. Plants are approx. 3 ft tall. $10 each or 3 for $25. Located in Starke. Call 904-7960781. FOR SALE, DUE TO ILL NESS, all good condition. Gallon grader. 1995 Ferguson roller. 1989 Ford 350 Dually diesel truck. 1996 Hallmark 8x16.5 ft. enclosed trailer. Equipment trailer. Table saw, Wurlitzer-MelvilleClark spinet piano, Ham mond spinet organ L-133 has LES LER speakers. Call 386-496-0683. ESTATE SALE, FEB. 13th 16th. 10A 6P At 9625 SE CTY RD 221 HAMPTON. Everything must go59 Personal ServicesCLARK FOUNDATION REPAIRS, INC. Correction of termite & water-dam aged wood & sills. Level ing & raising Houses/ Bldgs. 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THE CITY OF HAMPTON WILL BE ACCEPTING applications through March 4th for the position of Utility Distribution Operator/Trainee. Knowledge of plumbing, pumps, and electrical systems. Also for the position of the City Clerk. The clerk must live in Hampton. Applica tions can be picked up at City Hall. (904) 964-6305 (352) 473-2210 (386) 496-2261 Classified Ads Where one call does it all! BsBoutique(904) 966-0020 Hwy 301 N. Starke D URRANCE PUMP 964-7061QUALITY SERVICE SINCE 1964 Pumps Sales Parts Service ST ATE LICENSE #1305 Southern Villas of StarkeAsk about our 1&2 BR Apartments HC & non-HC Units. Central AC/ Heat, on-site laundry, playground, private, quiet atmosphere. 1001 Southern Villas Dr. Starke, FL Equal Housing Opportunity 904-964-8092 www.CareerSourcencfl.com 801 South Water Street Starke, FL 32091 TDD/TTY 711 1, 2, & 3 bedroom HC & Non-HCaccessible apartments.This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer. 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trip resulted in a diagnosis that Ryan found hard to believe congestive heart failure. I said, My what? I almost started laughing, Ryan said, adding that he felt perfectly fine at that time. Ryan was transported from Starke to Gainesville, where he underwent more testing. He was told the congestive heart failure was due to a worsening of his cardiomyopathy. Barbara said she was amazed when she saw Ryans chest X-rays. I always said he had a big heart, Barbara said, referring to Ryans personality, but he literally has a huge heart. On the X-ray, the lungs were amazingly small looking to the human eye because the heart was so big. Ryan was set to undergo yet another surgery, this time a myectomy to actually trim the heart muscle so that its not blocking blood vessels. Ryan said his condition was comparable to someone with 40-50-percent blockage of the arteries. Part of the surgery would entail stopping Ryans heart and keeping him alive on a machine. He told the doctor who was to perform the surgery he wasnt too wild about that idea. He made me laugh, Ryan said. He said, Your heart has been working hard for 36 or 37 years. Why dont you let it rest for 45 minutes? I thought that was funny. The surgery was supposed to last three to four hours. It was actually 11 hours. Barbara said the support of family and friends was certainly a big help during that length of time, but it didnt ease the anxiety over why the surgery was taking so long. That experience is almost surreal, Barbara said. You have to remove yourself from your body. Maybe thats a coping skill that helps us to deal with the fear and the unknown outcome. I felt almost a numbness for those 11 hours. When one of the surgeons finally greeted the family in the waiting room, he said there was good news and bad news. The good news was that the surgery was a success. The bad news was that Ryans cardiomyopathy was the worst case he and the other surgeon had seen. The surgeon told the family the surgery had bought Ryan some time, but that he would probably need a heart transplant in the future. In the meantime, Ryans recovery was a bit rocky, though there was a silver lining to his ordeal. 10B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 D.O.T Physicals must be done by a National Registry Certified Medical Examiner ALL of your Drug & Alcohol Testing needsCall Us TodayFLORIDA WORKPLACE SAFETY & TESTING (904)769-1738 THE OFFICE SHOP130 West Call St. Starke, FL 32091FAX(904)964-6905www.theofficeshopofstarke.com B ARGAIN B UYS PHONE(904)964-5764 REDDISHContinued from 1B Recovery and renewalHe was anticipating a hospital stay of approximately five days. Instead, his stay lasted 51 days. For starters, Ryans chest could not be closed following the surgery because of swelling. His chest remained open for four days. Ryan said he didnt realize that was possible, but then again, he wasnt aware of any of it. Much of the time, of course, he was intubated, Barbara said. In the first few days following surgery, he was very medicated. We were just so distraught. The nurses assured us, He will not remember all of this. You will be the ones who will remember it. While he was in the hospital, Ryans sodium levels dropped to such low levels he was not even allowed to drink water. At one point, it appeared as if he was going to have to go on dialysis because his kidneys were failing. He also developed a blood clot in one of his legs as well as in his lungs. During that time, Ryan was receiving prayers from multiple churches. Barbara said people she didnt even know were praying for her son. Its at a time like this that you appreciate the fact you live in a small town, Barbara said. People rally behind you whenever you are in need. Ryan and his family will tell you his recovery is an example of Gods work. Take for example how Ryans kidneys were functioning normally the day after doctors had decided he was most likely going to have to start dialysis. The doctors couldnt explain the turnaround, Barbara said. Ryan said his faith strengthened after all he went through. He said he wasnt a heathen by any means, but admitted that his faith going into the surgery was more in the doctors abilities than it was in God. Ryan said he hardly prayed prior to the surgery. I didnt think about what was really important and what I should be thinking about, he said. Ryan said he had trouble breathing at one point during his hospital stay. He was convinced he had blood clots in his lungs or something that was causing him to labor so when taking a breath, but hospital staff seemed convinced he was having a panic attack. (It was discovered several days later that Ryan did have blood clots in his lungs.) At night, Ryan said he had a heart-to-heart talk with God. He admitted that he had a great life and that if he was to die that night, he would die a happy man. In fact, Ryan said he was almost convinced that he was going to die. He made it a point to call his wife just so he could tell her he loved her one last time. The following morning, Ryan woke up and felt fine. As the sun shone through the window, he whispered to himself over and over again, Praise God. Ryan said he was in no way the same kind of person as Charles Dickens Ebenezer Scrooge, but said he went through a similar transformation. He described that morning as the switch, which was the moment he said to himself that he was going to take a good life and make it even better. I feel like Ive been taught a lesson by Goddont be too cocky about things, Ryan said. Ive been humbled. I think it has definitely helped me in my faith. I feel like Im a better man because of it.Living life to the fullestRyan may not be skydiving, mountain climbing, riding a bull or participating in any similar sort of dangerous endeavor, but he said he can relate to the Tim McGraw song Live Like You Were Dying. He feels like hes been given a second chance. Im not saying Im doing anything crazy, but Im going to be a lot happier about my life, Ryan said. I just appreciate things a lot more. I let go of things more. Im just glad Im here. Im glad I can walk. I can jump. I can runa little bit. I need to lose a few poundsIm the heaviest Ive ever beenbut I physically feel the best I have ever felt in my adult life. Why not enjoy life? Ryan said hes got everything he needs, including a family he loves very much. He and his wife, Jennifer, have two daughters: Alyssa (11) and Sabella (1). Plus, a son is due to arrive at the end of April. And what about that bad news that was delivered following Ryans surgery? Ryan said he hasnt given much thought to the possibility of needing a heart transplant. He said hes been told that could be 15-20 years away. Ryan feels too good right now to be concerned. Plus, he considers himself blessed, no matter what hes gone through and what his future holds. Whenever you feel sorry for yourself, you can look around, and I guarantee you will find somebody way worse off than you are, Ryan said. As Ryan put it, Gods been too good to me. That attitude cant help but affect those who know Ryan. He has been a blessing to me, to my family and to everyone who knows him, Barbara said. He has inspired me. Ryan Reddish is pictured with his family: wife, Jennifer, 1-year-old daughter Sabella and 11-yearold daughter Alyssa. Ryan and Jennifer are expecting a son, whose due date is April 29.



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Union County Times Union County Times USPS 648-200 Lake Butler, Florida Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 101 st Year 43 rd Issue 75 CENTS Celebration of Abilities Prom, Feb. 21 The 5th Annual Celebration of Abilities Prom will be on Friday, Feb. 21, from 7 to 11 p.m. The theme is Shake, Rattle and Rolla 50s theme. This year they will have classic cars out front and students dressed in 50s outfits to greet everyone. Special guests in attendance will be the 2014 Bradford Fest Queen and Strawberry Queen Kelsey Harrisonwho created the prom four years ago2014 Miss U-Co High 1st Runner-Up and Strawberry Princess Alexa Rae Park, 2014 Bradford Fest Teen Queen Ashley Harris and 2014 Miss U-Co High Savannah Woodall. The new 2014 Prom King and Queen will be crowned, with the night strictly dedicated to them. Students will be dressed in prom attire/Sunday best for the special night. This prom is a special celebration for students of exceptionalities in Union County, allowing them to celebrate their special abilities and to have a special night dedicated just to them. The prom thanks local businesses that have supported this event in the past. If any business or organization is interested in helping with this years upcoming event, please contact Tammy Harrison, Cathy Griffis or Patsy Fortner at 386-496-4863. Dr. Harold Green to speak at UC Historical Society, Feb. 24 Dr. Harold Green will speak at the Union County Historical Society on Monday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. He has been a lifelong chaplain at many different prisons throughout the United States. He recently wrote a book titled, Prison Stories: Living the Life of a Prison Chaplain, that relate his experience as a prison chaplain in many different states. (Above, Green is pictured with Union County Library Director Mary Brown accepting an autographed copy of his book.) Dr. Greens family originally lived in Lake Butler in the early 1900s and later moved to Jacksonville, where he lived and attended school. His mother bought a farm where the Jacksonville International Airport is now. As a young man, he attended Stetson University, after which he became a pastor in Lake City. Later he became a prison chaplain and the stories began. His book, released last August, illustrates many of the scenes and conditions that are well known to chaplains and correctional officers in North Florida. The Union County Historical Society meets in the Townsend-Green Building and Museum at 410 West Main Street in Lake Butler. Everyone is welcome to attend. etc www.StarkeJournal.com Deadline Monday 5 p.m. before publication Phone 386-496-2261 Cell 352-283-6312 Fax 386-4962858 uctimes@windstream.net www.StarkeJournal.com www.facebook.com/unioncountytimes Savannah Woodall crowned Miss U-Co High She represents her school in FAA, on the golf course and beyond BY VINCENT ALEX BROWN Times Editor As Union County students join fellow FAA members across the country who don the unmistakable dark blue corduroy jacket in celebrating National FFA Week, Feb. 15-22, its fitting and perhaps no coincidence that the newly crowned Miss U-Co High, Savannah Woodall, is one of FFAs best. This years theme is Ignite: Leadership. Growth. Success. and it embraces more than 80 years of FFA traditions while looking forward to the organizations future. Woodall seems to have embraced that theme in every area of her life. The 16-year-old daughter of Chrystal Woodall has excelled in FFA and been ranked at the district, state and national level in extemporaneous public speaking, ornamental, parliamentary procedure, food science and agricultural sales. She received the Chapter Leadership and Scholarship awards and Workhorse awards 2011 through 2013. She was a Discovery Degree recipient in 2011, Greenhand Degree recipient in 2012 and Chapter Degree recipient in 2013. She was a National FFA Delegate 2011 through 2013. And she was 3rd in state for the agricultural communication proficiency application in 2013. She has also been an FFA officer since 2008 and is currently the FFA reporter. Add to that being the district girls golf winner and a regional girls golf finalist for the Tigers, an active FBLA member and competition winner, a church and community volunteerand quite talented as demonstrated at the pageantand its easy to see why shes Union County High Schools new reigning queen. Theres no doubt that shell represent the school, FFA and her community, church and family wellbecause she already does. During FFA week, chapters conduct a variety of activities to help others in their school and community learn about FFA and agricultural education. Todays FFA members are the innovators and leaders of tomorrow. Through agricultural and hands-on learning, they are preparing for more than 300 career opportunities in the food, fiber and natural resources industry. National FFA Week is sponsored by Tractor Supply Company as a special project of the National FFA Foundation. The National FFA Organization provides leadership, personal growth and career success training through agricultural education to 579,678 student members in grades seven through 12 who belong to one of 7,570 local FFA chapters throughout the U.S., Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. (See more on the Miss U-Co High Pageant on 2A.) Advisers reflect on what FFA means to UC The following former and current Union County agriculture program teachers and advisersand a school board memberreflect on what FFA means to Union County and the students who participate in it. Amanda James What does FFA mean to Union County? What a tough question to answer concisely because I could write for hours of great benefits, skills and fond memories I obtained by being both an FFA member and adviser in Union County. But, to answer this question, I will use the three letters: F-F-A. First, F for Foundational: FFA provides students in Union County a solid foundation. Whether that foundation lies with basic agriculture knowledge, public speaking skills, work ethic, resume building or cooperation, FFA membership provides Union County students with an unbeatable foundation for life. Second, F for Fellowship: FFA provides students in Union County an opportunity for fellowship with each other, community members or even students from other schools. Where else can students laugh together at cookouts, encourage each other at practices and competitions, travel together to conventions and camps, mingle with Rotary, Farm Bureau and other community members, dredge through a spring break at the fair or congratulate each other at an annual banquet? The answer is simple: as a member of Lake Butler FFA. Finally, A for Advantageous: Being a member of FFA is advantageous to both the student and our county. FFA instills appreciation, work ethic, patriotism, faith, balance, confidence and goal-setting. These life skills are advantageous to the student but also in molding responsible citizens for our future. Lake Butler FFA will forever hold a very dear, special place in my heart. I am beyond grateful for the skills and opportunities I had as a member and the incredible blessing of serving for five years as an adviser. May God bless Lake Butler FFA and Union County. Charlotte Emerson I believe that FFA is important to Union County and our country because whether a student wants to be an engineer, a doctor, a business owner, a lawyer, pharmacist or a farmer, they need a foundation of leadership skills, which FFA provides. FFA members develop organizational skills, writing, speaking, math and science skills along with a deep passion and appreciation for agriculture. I always took my job very seriously in that I knew and still know that not all students are going to be farmers. However, I know without a doubt they would all be consumers. I always hoped that each and every one of my students at least left my classroom with an appreciation for agriculture and would continue to advocate for agriculture. I believe agricultural education and FFA has, and will, continue to provide students of Union County and across the nation the opportunity to build relationships, understand and appreciate agriculture, learn how to prepare to win and accept defeat, develop leaders and prepare our students to be productive citizens. I am extremely blessed to have had a small part in the long history of Lake Butler FFA. David Harris The FFA was always a part of my life, even before I was a member. I remember how I could not wait until I was old enough to wear that blue and gold corduroy jacket. There has been a lot of water under the bridge since then, but the feeling is still the same. FFA is the vehicle that has taken Union County students to all parts of the country. It has brought countless opportunities and endless traditions to everyone that has ever been a part of this magnificent organization. Brittney McGee Personally, Lake Butler FFA is more than a career and technical education program. It is because of our chapters that I know the true meaning of hard work and dedication, and that I am able to speak in front of a group of people. It is because of the opportunities provided by Lake Butler FFA that I have experienced what a national championship means to Union County. Through my experience as a member of Lake Butler FFA, I learned personal character, self-confidence and the true meaning of community. Ultimately, I am thankful for the FFA for preparing me for my future. In high school and even in college I had no idea that I would someday walk in the same shoes as the people whom I respect the mostmy advisers. As the Lake Butler Middle School FFA adviser, I am so blessed and fortunate to be able to instill some of the character traits in my current students as my advisers have instilled in me. Becoming an adviser and being able to help students overcome their fears of public speaking, learn the correct way to care for livestock, helping students learn the value of good record keeping, showing students that with every failure there is something to be learned and counting that as a success and teaching them the meaning of hard work and commitment is such a great honor. Lake Butler FFA has long been synonymous with excellence, achievement, and success. Becky Raulerson Its National FFA Week! What a wonderful youth organization to spend a week celebrating! Growing up as the daughter of an agriculture teacher, I didnt really have a choice but to See FFA, 2A Raulerson grew up as a member of the Bonifay Sr. FFA Chapter at Holmes County High School in Bonifay, Fla. The Union County School Board vice chairperson was also a member of the 1994

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2A Union County Times Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 Attention Union County residents, our cemetery is now open for business. We are located on Highway 100 East, heading toward Starke on the left side of the highway, just past the Pritchett residence. A $200 burial fee is required. Our beautification project will begin in the spring of this year. If you have any questions please call 386-496-1222 and leave message. NOW OPEN (386) 496-2261 Vincents Cell 352-283-6312 John M. Miller, Publisher Editor: Vincent Alex Brown Sports Editor: Cliff Smelley Advertising: Kevin Miller Darlene Douglass Typesetting: Eileen Gilmore Advertising and Newspaper Prod. Earl W. Ray Classified Adv. Yvette Lieurance Bookkeeping: Joan Stewart-Jones Union County TimesUSPS 648-200 Published each Thursday and entered as Periodical Postage Paid at Lake Butler, Florida under Act of March 3, 1879.POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: UNION COUNTY TIMES125 E. Main Street Lake Butler, FL 32054 Subscription Rate in Trade Area $39.00 per year: $20.00 six months Outside Trade Area: $39.00 per year: $20.00 six months The Bible does not come out and directly say you shall not gamble but the Bible does give us insight into Gods view of this practice. Throughout time God has commanded people to avoid covetousness. In the Ten Commandments God said, You shall not covet (Exodus 20:17). In the New Testament covetousness is said to be idolatry and not fitting for saints (Ephesians 5:5). Gambling is covetousness because it requires an individual to have such a strong desire for something someone else has that they are willing to risk their own money to have a chance to receive it. Gambling involves doing to others something you would not have them do to you in violation of Jesus teaching in Matthew 7:12. In gambling you want to take the other persons money but you do not want the other person to take your money. Gambling is a sin and those engaged in this practice need to repent. Bible Study at 9:00 AM on Sun and 7:30 PM on Wed Worship at 10:00 AM and 5:00 PM on Sun. Bingo in Worthington Springs, Feb. 21 The Worthington Springs Senior Citizens Activity Program is hosting bingo on Feb. 21, 6 to 9 p.m. Dinners available for $6; raffle for $1. LBES annual spring play, Feb. 27 Lake Butler Elementary School will host their annual spring play on Thursday, Feb. 27, at 7 p.m. at the Union County High School Auditorium. This one-hour musical entitled Joust! will be performed by thirdand fourth-grade students under the direction of LBES Music Director Pam Higginbotham. Tickets are $2 each and all LBES students are free. Critical meeting for Project G.R.A.D. being held on March 3 To the parents of the Class of 2014: Project G.R.A.D. is in need of your involvement in order for it continuing to be a great tradition for Union County High Schools graduating students. The few parents that have been involved in the monthly meetings and fundraisers are considering canceling the event. At this time, there are not enough parents to put this event on safely. In order to continue preparing for Project G.R.A.D., they must have all parents of graduating seniors involved. The next meeting will be held on Monday, March 3, at 6:00 p.m. at Lake Butler Middle School. A decision to cancel or to continue will be made at that time. They hope to see all parents of this years graduating class at that meeting. Revival in Worthington Springs, March 5-8 Evangelist Charles Hunt will give the prophetic word out during a revival each night at 7 p.m., March 5-8, at United Methodist Church in Fellowship with New Jerusalem Full Gospel Church on S.R. 121 in Worthington Springs. Everyone is welcome. For more information call 386-496-1461. Classic car cruise-in at the lake, Mar. 7 North Florida Regional Chamber of Commerce is hosting a classic car cruisein down by the lake on Friday, March 7, from 5 to 8 p.m. Besides, of course, classic cars from the area, the years first Friday Fest Cruz will feature train rides, food and music. Learn more at www.starkecruzin.com CORRECTIONS & CLARIFICATIONS It was previously reported from another source that former Union County Interim Sheriff Garry Seay was going to serve as bailiff at the Union County Courthouse after his recent retirement. However, Seay contacted the Union County Times to make it known that he was only considering the position but will not be pursuing it. etc participate in FFA, but I sure did learn a lot and make a lot of lifelong friends along the way. In fact, I attribute much of the person I am today to this organization. It is within the activities of this organization that I learned to speak in front of a crowd, learned how to compete while displaying sportsmanship, became responsible for raising an animal, learned what makes a great-tasting steak, became independent enough to fly commercially by myself, learned what it meant to be patriotic and ultimately connected with a network of other young people just like myself that I am still connected with today. There is something in FFA for everybody, and I really believe that. Recently, one of my high school classmates contacted me to see if I could help him hire an agriculture teacher at his school where he is currently the principal. He said, I dont really know how to get started. I was never in FFA because I didnt think Id ever use it. I guess I was wrong. FFA is education beyond the classroom. It is essential life skills that our young people today so desperately need, and in the heart of it, it is the future of American agriculture and the security of our nations food supply. FFA members go on to lead Fortune 500 companies, own their own businesses, research social and scientific issues and even get elected to public office. Everyone can use FFA skills, and I will always support both our local chapter here in Lake Butler and the Florida FFA Association. Please join me in celebrating National FFA Week! FFA Continued from 1A Miss U-Co High contestants shine The winners of the Miss Union County High Pageant held on Feb. 13 are as follows: Miss Congeniality Lethia Johnson Most Photogenic Kaitlyn Taylor Holmes Highest Academic Achievement Savannah Woodall Best Interview Savannah Woodall Best Casual Wear Lethia Johnson Best Talent Savannah Woodall Evening Gown Alexa Rae Park On-Stage Question Lethia Johnson Best Opening Dance and Introduction Savannah Woodall 1st Runner-Up Alexa Rae Park Miss Union County High Savannah Woodall Pageant sponsor and coordinator Hollie Johnson congratulates all the contestants. She said the sophomore class raised $1,300 for prom from the annual pageant. ABOVE: The contestants (l-r) Kelsie Lynn Smith, Kaitlyn Taylor Holmes, Miss U-Co High Savannah Woodall, Lethia Johnson and 1st Runner-Up Alexa Rae Park. FAR LEFT: Miss U-Co High winners from three years (l-r) Kelsey Harrison (2012), Holly Tucker (2013) and Savannah Woodall (2014). LEFT: Lethia Johnson showing off her casual wear, in which she won that category.

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Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 Union County Times 3A Good Shepherd Lutheran Church (LCMS)Sunday School 9 a.m. W orship Service at 10 a.m. 4900 NW 182nd Way Starke(Entrance to Conerly Estates on S.R. 16) (904) gslcstarke@aol.com Everyone Welcome!Childrens Church 10 a.m. 386-496-9656 275 W est Main Street, Lake Butler, FL 32054 (Suwannee Medical Building)12 Years Experience Admitted to State and Federal Bar (M and S. Dist.) Members of MLS systems providing excellent access to properties & listing exposure! www.SwiftCreekRealty.netOur Locations: Carrie Cason Broker Associate Matt Cason Sales Associate Amber Roberts-Crawford Broker/Owner Austen Roberts Sales Associate David Thomas Sales Associate GREAT OPPORTUNITYin City of Lake Butler!$53,000! Lake Butler12469 West SR 100 32054Lake City1140 SW Bascom Norris Dr. Ste. 106 32025 Gainesville3917 NW 97th Blvd. 32606 (800) 833-0499 (386) 496-0499 BRICK HOMEwith numerous upgrades!$149,900!WELL-KEPT DWMHwith fenced yard!$69,900! UCT Legals 2/20/14 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA Case #63-2012-CA-0135 JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NA TIONAL ASSOCIATION Plaintiff vs WILLIAM E. WOODINGTON, etal, Defendants NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu ant to Final Judgment of Mortgage dated February 3, 2014, Nunc Pro Tunc August 28, 2013 and entered in Case No. 63-2012-CA-0135 of the Circuit Court of the Eighth Judicial Circuit in and for Union County, Flor ida wherein JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION is the Plaintiff and WILLIAM EDWARD WOODINGTON A/K/A WILLIAM E. WOODINGTON; PAMELA H. WOODINGTON; SUNTRUST BANK; UNITED STATES OF AMERICA IN TERNAL REVENUE SERVICE; are the Defendants, The Clerk of the Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at front door of the Union County Courthouse at 11:00 a.m. on the 10th day of April, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment: A PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINING A TOTAL AREA OF 10.0 ACRES, LY ING, BEING AND SITUATE IN THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4, AND IN THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4, SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST, UNION COUNTY, FLOR IDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DE SCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF SAID NORTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SEC TION 18 FOR THE POINT OF BE GINNING OF THE HERINAFTER DESCRIBED PARCEL OF LAND: THENCE RUN NORTH 02 DE GREES 30 MINUTES 19 SECONDS WEST, ALONG THE WEST LINE OF SAID NORTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTH EAST 1/4 OF SECTION 18, A DIS TANCE OF 613.34 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 53 MIN UTES 38 SECONDS EAST A DIS TANCE OF 609.06 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 04 DEGREES 28 MIN UTES 05 SECONDS EAST A DIS TANCE OF 583.46 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 89 DEGREES 53 MIN UTES 38 SECONDS EAST A DIS TANCE OF 630.14 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF COUN TY ROAD NUMBERS S-238-A; THENCE RUN SOUTH 00 DE GREES 43 MINUTES 13 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID WEST RIGHTOF-WAY LINE OF COUNTY ROAD NUMBER S.238-A, A DISTANCE OF 60.00 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 89 DEGREES 53 MINUTES 38 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 1255.82 FEET TO THE INTERSEC TION WITH THE WEST LINE OF THE SOUTHWEST 1/4 OF NORTH EAST 1/4 OF SECTION 18; THENCE RUN NORTH 02 DEGREES 30 MIN UTES 19 SECONDS WEST, ALONG SAID WEST LINE OF THE SOUTH WEST 1/4 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 18, A DISTANCE OF 28.99 FEET TO THE POINT OF BE GINNING. A/K/A 10516 SW 66 DRIVE, LAKE BUTLER, FL 32054 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, oth er than the property owner as of the date of the Lis Pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal in the State and County aforesaid this 5th day of February, 2014. Kellie Hendricks Connell Clerk of Court Crystal Norman Deputy Clerk Ronald R. Wolfe & Associates, P.L. PO Box 25018 Tampa, Florida 33622-5018 2/13 2tchg 2/20-UCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA Case #63-2013-CA-0016 HSBC BANK USA, NATIONAL AS SOCIATION, AS TRUSTEE FOR ACE SECURITIES CORP. HOME EQUITY LOAN TRUST, SERIES 2005-SD2, ASSET-BACKED PASS THROUGH CERTIFICATES, Plaintiff vs BRUCE E. DICKSON; THE UN KNOWN SPOUSE OF BRUCE E. DICKSON; RETHA A DICKSON; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF RE THA A DICKSON; ANY AND ALL UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY, THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST THE HERIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL DEFENDANT(S) WHO ARE NOT KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE, WHETHER SAID UN KNOWN PARTIES MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANTEES, OR OTHER CLAIMANTS; TENANT #1, TENANT #2, TENANT #3, AND TENANT #4 THE NAMES BEING FICTITIOUS TO ACCOUNT FOR PARTIES IN POSSESSION Defendants RE-NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE Notice is hereby given that the fol lowing described property: A PORTION OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST, UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DE SCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NE COR NER OF THE NW 1/4 OF THE SW 1/4 OF SECTION 18, TOWNSHIP 5 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST, UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA, AND RUN SOUTH 03 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 20 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 551.88 FEET TO THE POINT OF THE BEGINNING; THENCE CON TINUE SOUTH 03 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 20 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 313.50 FEET TO THE NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY OF FORMER ACL RR; THENCE RUN SOUTH 59 DEGREES 09 MINUTES 30 SECONDS WEST. ALONG THE NORTHERLY RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF FORMER ACL RR, A DISTANCE OF 265.23 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 02 DEGREES 53 MINUTES 33 SECONDS WEST, A DISTANCE OF 437.76 FEET, THENCE RUN NORTH 87 DEGREES 06 MINUTES 27 SECONDS EAST, A DISTANCE OF 228.67 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH A MOBILE HOME LOCATED THEREON AS A PERMA NENT FIXTURE AND APPURTE NANCE THERETO, DESCRIBED AS 1996 MOBILE HOME VIN NUMBER GAFLT34A23774SH21 WITH TITLE NUMBER 0073881446 AND VIN NUMBER GAFLT34B23774SH21 WITH TITLE NUMBER 73881445. A/K/A 12845 NE STATE ROAD 121 RAIFORD, FL 32083-2467 A/KA HIGHWAY 121 RAIFORD Shall be sold by the Clerk of the this Court, at public sale, pursuant to the Order Rescheduling Foreclosure Sale in the above styled action dated February 3, 2014, at the Union Coun ty Courthouse in Lake Butler, Flori da, at 11:00 A.M. on April 27, 2014, to the best and highest bidder for cash. Any person claiming an interest in any surplus from the sale, other that the property owner as of the date of the notice of lis pendens, must file a claim within 60 days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and official seal in the State and County aforesaid this 5 th day of February 2014. Kellie Hendricks Connell Clerk of Court Crystal Norman Deputy Clerk Albertelli Law Attorney for Plaintiff PO Box 23028 Tampa, FL 33623 (813) 221-4743 (813) 221-9171 Facsimile Eservice: servealaw@albertellilaw. com 2/13 3tchg 2/27-UCT NOTICE OF INTENTION TO REGISTER FICTITIOUS NAME Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes, notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Steve and Linda Holmes, 12612 S.W. 80 th Terrace, Lake Butler, Fl. 32054, joint owner, doing business under the firm name of: Shear Sharpness Mobile Scissor Sharpening, 12612 S.W. 80 th Terrace, Lake Butler, Fl. 32054, intends to reg ister said fictitious name under the aforesaid statute. Dated this 17 day of February, 2014, in Union County. 2/20 1tchg-UCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA CIVIL DIVISION Case #:2010-CA-000003 DIVISION: W Regions Bank d/b/a Regions Mort gage, Successor by Merger to Union Planters Bank, N.A. Plaintiff, -vs.Theresa H, Lajorie, Surviving Spouse of George J. Lajorie, Sr. a/k/a George J. Lajorie, Deceased; Green Tree Investment Holdings, LLC f/k/a CFN Investment Hold ings, LLC, Successor in Interest to Conseco Finance Corp., Successor in Interest to Conseco Finance Ser vice Corporation f/k/a Green Tree Financial Servicing Corporation; Point Recovery, Inc.; Unifund CCR Partners U.P.; Clerk of the Circuit Court of Union County, Florida; Un known Heirs, Devisees, Grantees, Assignees, Creditors, Lienors, and Trustees of George J. Lajorie, Sr. a/k/a George J. Lajorie, Deceased, and All Other Persons Claiming by and Through, Under, Against The Named Defendant (s) Defendant(s). NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursu ant to an Order rescheduling foreclo sure sale, entered in Civil Case No. 2010-CA-000003 of the Circuit Court of the 8th Judicial Circuit in and for Union County, Florida, wherein Re gions Bank d/b/a Regions Mortgage, Successor by Merger to Union Plant ers Bank, N.A., Plaintiff and There sa H. Lajorie, Surviving Spouse of George J. Lajorie, Sr. a/k/a George J. Lajorie, Deceased are defendant(s), I, Clerk of Court, Kellie Hendricks Connell, will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash AT THE FRONT STEPS OF THE UNION COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LOCATES AT 103 UNION COUNTY COURTHOUSE, LAKE BUTLER, UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA, AT 11:00 A.M. on April 24, 2014, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to-wit: A TRACT OF LAND SITUATED IN SECTION 21, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST, UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA, SAID TRACT OF LAND BEING KNOWN AS PARCEL NO. 7, OF OAKRIDGE ESTATES, AN UNRECORDED SUBDIVISION PREPARED BY ALACHUA COUN TY LAND SURVEYORS, INC., DATED MARCH 18, 1982, AND BEING MORE PARTICULARLY DE SCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT A CONCRETE MONUMENT AT THE NORTH WEST CORNER OF THE SW 1/4 OF THE NE 1/4 OF THE AFOREMEN TIONED SECTION 21, TOWNSHIP 6 SOUTH, RANGE 18 EAST FOR THE POINT OF REFERENCE AND EAST, A DISTANCE OF 22.30 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT ON THE WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE ROAD NO. 791; THENCE EAST, ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 40.00 FEET TO CONCRETE MONU MENT AT THE INTERSECTION OF SAID WEST RIGHT OF WAY LINE WITH THE SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF A 40.00 FOOT COUNTY ROAD; THENCE RUN SOUTH 88 SAID SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 1670 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE WEST, ALONG SAID SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE OF AND CAP (A.C.L.S., INC.,); THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 82 DEGREES RIGHT OF WAY LINE A DISTANCE ROD AND CAP (A.C.L.S., INC.,) AND THE TRUE POINT OF BEGIN NING; THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH SAID SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY, A DISTANCE OF 89.79 FEET TO A CONCRETE MONUMENT; THENCE WEST, ALONG SAID SOUTH RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF AND CAP (A.C.L.S., INC.,) THENCE EAST, A DISTANCE OF 597.31 CAP (A.C.L.S., INC.,); THENCE EAST, A DISTANCE OF 250.00 CAP (A.C.L.S., INC.,); THENCE RUN A DISTANCE OF 588.72 FEET TO THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING. TOGETHER WITH THAT CERTAIN YEAR: 1982, MAKE: SPRINGER, VIN#: GAFL2AC16340438 AND VIN#: GAFL2BC16340438, MAN UFACTURED HOME, WHICH IS PERMANENTLY AFFIXED TO THE ABOVE DESCRIBED LANDS. AS SUCH IT IS DEEMED TO BE A FIX TURE AND A PART OF THE REAL ESTATE. ANY PERSON CLAIMING AN IN TEREST IN THE SURPLUS FROM THE SALE, IF ANY, OTHER THAN THE PROPERTY OWNER AS OF THE DATE OF THE LIS PENDENS MUST FILE A CLAIM WITHIN 60 DAYS AFTER THE SALE. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled, at no cost to you, to the provision of certain as sistance. Please contact the ADA Coordinator; 201 East University Av enue, Room 410, Gainesville, Florida 32601 (352) 491-4490 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification of the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice im paired, call 711. Kellie Hendricks Connell CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT Union County, Florida Crystal Norman DEPUTY CLERK OF COURT ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF: SHAPIRO, FISHMAN & GACHE. LLP 2424 North Federal Highway, Suite 360 Boca Raton, Florida 33431 (561)998-6700 (561)998-6707 2/20 2tchg 2/27-UCT Legals Brother Harold Green gives short talk on American citizenship to Masons at Pine Hill Lodge in Brooker BY TED BARBER Pine Hill Lodge No. 9 of Brooker At the Pine Hill Lodge No. 9 of Brooker on Feb. 4, Brother Harold Green began his short talk on America citizenship stating that times have changed where we now value equality over freedom. He told the assembled Freemasons that historically the Masonic Order was prominent when freedom was a major concern to the American citizen. Growing up Green recalls that most of the men in his Baptist church, including the ministers and deacons, were either Freemasons or were associated with Masons. As a young man, Green stated that he helped Martin Luther King, Jr. who was then nicknamed Daddy King, warm up the crowds before his speeches. He said that Reverend King told him one day that equality over freedom was not the best way to go to improve citizenship. Green then talked about President Harry S. Truman and his ability to make decisions thanks to his grounding in Freemasonry as a moral institution. Pulitzer Prize-winning syndicated columnist, political commentator and physician Charles Krauthammer makes a great point about citizenship in his book released last October, Things That Matter: Three Decades of Passions, Pastimes and Politics, Green remarked. The point was that as citizens we should focus on the importance of things like voting our beliefs, obeying the laws of the land and helping others in need to assure our freedom and preserve the best way of life. The speaker complimented Pine Hill Lodge for reaching out to our youth like we have with the local Cub Scout Pack and the Brooker Elementary School students. He said some of the children remembered him and hugged him in a store in Starke. He said that it was a great feeling to be remembered by several of the children. Green ended his talk by telling us how proud he was to be a part of the Masonic Fraternity, which he called a great and noble Fraternity. (L-r) John McKibben, current Master of Pine Hill Lodge No. 9 of Brooker; Travis Dampier, senior deacon; Bob Haines, junior warden; Gene Bertine, senior warden; Jeff Davis, chaplain; and Harold Green, honorary member of Pine Hill Lodge. (Dampier, Haines, Bertine and Davis received their

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4A Union County Times Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 Owners Darren & Pam Summers 904-964-5289WE SUPPORT OUR FFA TEAMS! 386-496-3334 Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep 904-964-3200 U.S. 301 South Starke BeckofStarke.comYour Dealer For Life Beck Family of DealershipsChevrolet 904-964-7500 U.S. 301 North Starke StarkeChevrolet.comWe support FFA Members! 9070 NW CR239 (Providence Rd) Lake ButlerW e accept EBT & all major cards except AmEx. OPEN Mon-Fri 8-5:30 pm Sat 8-2 pm(386) www .BivinsOleFashionSausage.com Boneless Butts Cubed Pork Chops Pork Steaks HARDWARE & GARDEN CENTER KEYSTONE HEIGHTS (352) 473-4006 MELROSE (352) 475-2400 INTERLACHEN (386) 684-2811 STARKE (904) 964-4642 ACE LAWN & GARDEN (352) 473-4001 Saluting All FFA Members! Clay Electric salutes the Future Farmers of America. We are proud to have served as Bradford Countys rural electric co-op for more than 75 years! Join the celebration on Facebook!Keystone Heights District Oce(352) 473-4917 C lyatt Well DrillingLake Butler, Florida386-496-2488 We support our local FFA! Help support FFA these local businesses do 610 SW 1st St. Lake Butler Spires IGA 386496-3361 IGA Jackson Building Supply JBS Serving Our Community For Over 50 YearsSTARKEUS-301S 964-6078 LAKE BUTLER145 SW 6th Ave. 496-3079 John 3:16 School Lake Butler Elementary School Perfect A Honor Roll Kindergarten SAPP: (Top row, l-r) Destiny Alexander, Hayden Andersen-Davis, Addison Barlow, Kierston Zeke Malphurs, Stefani Nash, Emily Pilcher and Summer Shaw. (Front row, l-r) Nelson Ward and Blake Wimpy. Not pictured is Seth Norcross. Tucker TUCKER: (Top row, l-r) Hunter Arthur, Jakila Caldwell, Baylie Cubbedge and Hailey Garrison. (Middle row, l-r) Addison Graham, Delani Harden, Kaydence Lugenbeel and Marcos Sanchez-Gutierrez. (Front row, l-r) Selah Tomkins, Chelsea Waters, Aidan Welz and Cayden Coarsey (from VANDIVER). VANDIVER: (Top row, l-r) Erick Lasseter, Ayden Williams, Bailey Varnes, Brianna Elixson, Brycen Sapp and Carsyn Dukes. (Middle row, l-r) Elexis Jenkins, Aidan Hancock, John Boyette, Lance Hunter, Parker Parrish and Rico Ridgeway. (Front row, l-r) Shayna Durrance, Mason Mobley, Zariya Green and Cash Cox. Not pictured is Ashlyn Thomas and Cayden Coarsey. LBES A/B Honor Roll Kindergarten Smith, Donald West, Dylan Hathcock, Lexi Crews, Terriana Holton, Andra Jones, Briena Haight, Jarrett Leet, Konner Perez, Jordyn Crews, Ainslee McMinn, Karli Tanner, Brianna Tomlin, Anthony Widemond, Serenity Rainey, Henry Jackson, Kaylin Robertson, Preston Gilbreth, Lilly Hall, Kaleb Parrish and Gavin Smith. LBES home to district teacher and employee of the year BY VINCENT ALEX BROWN Times Editor Lake Butler Elementary Schools Teacher of the Year Mark Harrison was recently awarded the prestigious title of District Teacher of the Year by an independent panel of judges. In response, Harrison said, I am blessed to work in the greatest district in the state of Florida! He does a great job with young kids, said Union County Superintendent of Schools Carlton Faulk. He just loves kids. I cant say enough about it. At that young age hes integrated STEM (science, technology, engineering and math). He makes learning fun. Recently nominated as Lake Butler Elementarys School-Related Employee of the Year, Kay Nettles was nominated and awarded the new title of District SchoolRelated Employee of the Year. She works in the background at the elementary school, Faulk said, and helps wherever she can such as afterschool events. Nettles is the District School-Related Employee of the Year. Lake Butler Elementary School third-grade teacher Mark Harrison is the District Teacher of the Year, selected by an independent panel of judges.

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Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 Union County Times 5A SUPPORTS FURUTRE FARMERS OF AMERICA Help support FFA these local businesses do 12469 W. SR-100 LAKE BUTLER, FL (4mi. West of Town) 386-496-3509 386-496-2523 386-496-0499 125 SW 6th Ave.Lake Butler496-3900 Robert Osborne Tax & Accounting, Inc.Pr oviding Professional ServicesBusiness: (386) 496-1187 Cell: (352) 745-1176335 S.W. 3rd Street Lake Butler, FL 32054 Proudly Saluting our FF A Members on a Job Well Done!Financial Planning Computerized Bookkeeping/PayrollT ax Services U N I O N A Job Well Done to All our FFA Members! UN ION POWER EQUIPMENT386-496-2651S mall Engine Sales,Service & PartsState Road 121 North of Hardee s Lake Butler, FLOpen Mon-Fri 8am to 5:30pm Sat 8am to 1pm We Proudly Support Future Farmers of America! 462 SE STATE ROAD 238 LAKE CITY, FL 32025 (386) 755-2450 www.HoboTractor.com Hillandale Quality Feed, LLC386-496-2266Hwy 121 South Lak e Butler, FL We Support our FFA Chapters!THE OFFICE SHOPFREE DELIVERY Fast, Friendly, Professional Help (904) 964-5764110 W. Call St. Starke, FL904-964-5764 School ANDREWS: (Top row, l-r) Kimberlyn Beasley, Payton Cothran, Leanne Dicks and Justus Erwin. (Middle row, l-r) Peyton Kilgore, Jaden Limberis, Elijah Moore and Ariyana Parker. (Front row, l-r) Shuana Shilts and Bryan Tyson. Not pictured is Tayla Archer and Harbor Belot. row, l-r) Allison White and Jaiden Leet. Not pictured is Alexis Morris. CRAWFORD: (Top row, l-r) Rachael Archer, Jeppson Dang, Wyatt Barber and Sydni Faulk. (Middle row, l-r) Melisa Gurley, Isabella Hedrick, Bella Johns and Rhett Prevatt. (Front row, l-r) Keegan Shuler, Jacob Stidham, Alayah Boykin, Eva Whitehead and Abigail Williams. Not pictured is Wyatt Elixson. FERRIS: (Top row, l-r) Sierra Bell, Bryce Cavanagh, Mason Fassett and Jayden Godsmark. (Middle row, l-r) Grace Hobson, Isabelle Kirsten, Alecxis Lukatz and Jiyah Palmer. (Front row, l-r) Krystal Rhoden, Amber Robinson, Lynzee Thomas and Brett Tucker. Not pictured is Lacy Fipps, Kayla Manucy and Ryan Mauga. GOODSON: (Top row, l-r) Barrington Christie, Thomas Clark, Kendall Crawford and Hayden Glover. (Middle row, l-r) Bradyn Kennedy, Paris Lacy, Alec McClellon and Aubree McDowall. (Front row, l-r) Anthony Robertson, Kayla Thomas, Isabella Thompson and Derrien Williams. MCDANIEL: (Top row, l-r) Amia Bethea, Amry Sullivan, Caeden Ray and Chloe Gartman. (Second row, l-r) Colton Norman, Daina Smith, Devin Atkins and Evan Roberts. (Third row, l-r) Jackson Hipps, Jailyn Simmons, Jenna Glass and Madison Petrovich. (Front row, l-r) Presli McMinn and Sarah Baker. Not pictured is Shane Stokes. POPOFF: (Top row, l-r) Cason Denson, Aubree Gay, Ayden Dicks and Dewey Folwer. (Second row, l-r) Jesse Dicks, Hunter Garber, Nolan Gibson and Makaylin Randolph. (Third row, l-r) Garrett Keen, Katelyn Seay, Kerissa Seay and Eva Sharrah. (Front row, l-r) Blaine Orton, Macie Wilson and Codi Huntley. Not pictured is Emma Newman and Cooper Rimes. RAILEY: (Top row, l-r) Whitney Eady, Chloie Geiger, Chloie Harris and Jack Johns. (Front row, l-r) Vanessa Raymond, Justice Rocha, Jacob Scott and Aiden Wilkinson. Not pictured is Zachary Moody.

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6A Union County Times Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 FREE book by doctor reveals what the drug companies don't want you to know! Your sex life and erection can now survive DIABETES OR PROSTATE CANCER? 800-777-1922 rfff ntb t nrrffrnftb rr b b rn b rrfn b nrr b rrfrntnbnnnnbbnnbn frnrfnn rnnttfrftfrfft nnnnfrtfrnb rfntb rf ntand soreness nb naches THG-13903 is now located in the formerMaines Insurance BuildingGeorge Roberts Insurance25 East Main Street(Across from Union Co. Courthouse) TheVisit Our New Office!Call 386-496-2261or call 904-964-6305 to place all Classified Ads or Announcements, Special Events, and other related news.Vincent Alex Brown ~ Editor Cell 352-283-6312Serving Union County for over 102 years. Commissioner Stalvey passes away at 83 BY VINCENT ALEX BROWN Times Editor LeRoy Stalvey, 83, of Lake Butler died Friday evening, Feb. 14, at Haven Hospice in Lake City after an extended illness. Stalvey was born on October 30,1930, to Perry Stalvey and Lillie Lee McMikell Stalvey. When he was four months old, his father died and his mother later married Marvin Tyre, Sr., who accepted the role of father. I am saddened to hear of the passing of Commissioner Stalvey, said Lake Butler City Attorney John E. Maines, IV. He was a gentleman and a very good listener. Having served several terms as mayor and many more as commissioner, his support of the City of Lake Butler was unwavering. Many improvements to the city were accomplished during his tenure including renovation of the Townsend-Green Building, construction and relocation of City Hall, construction of the new fire stationjust to name a few. His leadership on the commission and understanding of sometimes complex issues will be sorely missed. It has always been a pleasure to work with him. At last years Oct. 14 of the city commission, the Florida League of Cities honored Stalvey with a resolution for 25 years of elected service and commending him for his unselfish commitment to municipal leadership and government. Sharon G. Berrian, associate director of membership development for FLC, read the letter recognizing Stalvey that was presented at the annual conference in Orlando, Aug. 15-17. She then gave Stalvey a framed version along with a special pin commemorating the accomplishment. Everyone in attendance gave him a standing ovation. Stalvey lived in Lake Butler the past 42 years and had five children from a previous marriage that he was proud of, and willingly accepted the role as a father to four daughters, two grandchildren and one great granddaughter from his wifes previous marriage. Lake Butler receives clean audit with no findings Mecusker contract renewed for another three years BY VINCENT ALEX BROWN Times Editor The City of Lake Butler received a clean audit of its financials with no findings for the fiscal year ending September 30, 2013, and all prior year findings were substantially corrected during the current year. After the regular city commission meeting on Feb. 10, City Manager Dave Mecusker remarked on the clean audit with no findings, saying he didnt ever remember that happening. At that same meeting, Mecuskers contract was renewed for three more years affective August 24, 2014, by a 2-1 vote, with Acting Mayor Jimmy Beasley and Acting Vice Mayor Fred Sirmones voting in favor of it. Commissioner Randy Jenkins, who voted nay, wanted to table this till we have a full council, hoping Commissioner LeRoy Stalvey would be present to vote on motion to renew at the next meeting, but was told by Mecusker that it only takes a majority of the quorum present. Stalvey passed away on Feb. 14 at the age of 83. Former Mayor Lonnie Norman resigned on Oct. 8 of last year and moved to Perry, which leaves two of the commissions five seats now open. Before the vote, Mecusker addressed the commissioners present, recounting his accomplishments for over his plus-three years. Ive worked with this board. I think my audit speaks for itself, Mecusker said. I wont say that we havent had rough times, and that there hasnt been numerous situations that I might have done a little bit better. However we are in very, very good shape. Everyone is getting along excellently. We were able to accomplish some major projects. Our water park is getting ready to open. He concluded by telling the commissioners, I would really like to serve the city. I will be roughly 66 years old at the end of this third-year stint, and then at that point in time I would be looking at retirement. Thank you. The city managers base salary is $78,166.40 with a salary supplement of not less than $6,510.40 per year for employees use for providing family group insurance, supplemental retirement or other uses as deemed appropriate by employee. The citys financial audit was presented by Richard C. Powell with Powell & Jones, CPA. Total revenue, including grants, was $920,525; total expenditures was $1,043,009; with interfund transfers in and out, the city was $38,106 positive to the good. That put the citys overall general fund balance to over $1 million. Powell said that a general fund balance of $564,260 represents about nine months of the general fund expenditure, so its a fully adequate amount. The citys enterprise fund, which includes its utilities and so is funded by income from customers, cash increased $131,410 to end the fiscal year with $584,724 surplus. The numbers all looked good, with the Powell concluding, So Id say, financially, the city had a successful year. The total annual budget for the city is $3.3 million, which includes the general fund surplus and about $2.2 million in expenditures. The city continues to return a surplus each month for this fiscal year, as it did last year, with a general fund cash balance surplus for the first third of the fiscal year at $6,296. The utilities fund, I am happy to report, is at a $76,721 surplus, Mecusker added. So, all of our funds are in a surplus, and this is thanks to the employees, our directors and the staff of the city being conscientious where the money is being spent, and spending it wisely. Splash Park to open on March 21 Mecusker said, Were going to definitely, absolutely open the water park on the first day of spring, which is March 21st, a Friday. Spring actually starts at 12:57 p.m. EDT the previous day. The hours of operation are likely to be from 10 a.m. to 6 or 7 p.m. each day, with water controlled by timers that will have to be reset throughout the day after an interval or 10 minutes or so, and will shut off the water during the hours the water park is closed. The gates will also be locked during those times. So March 21st is a definite, solid date, Mecusker said. The ribbon-cutting ceremony will be at 10 a.m. that morning. The latest delay came from a design issue requiring an extension sleeve to be installed around both the water recirculation and pump tanks, which were set too low in the ground, causing them to flood after a hard rain and burn out the pumps. School board audit reveals minor findings Auditors also note strong financial support from community BY VINCENT ALEX BROWN Times Editor At its Jan. 28 meeting, the Union County School Board received the districts annual audit review by Lyons and Lyons, CPA, for the fiscal year ending June 30, 2013. It was presented by Clay Lyons who noted several minor findings, some of which have already been addressed. The findings are as follows: 1. The need to segregate certain incompatibly duties so that no one person has access to both the physical asset and related accounting records, and all phases of a transactiona repeat finding that was reported the previous two years because of the limited number of personnel at a small school district that makes it difficult to comply. It would require hiring more people, Superintendent Carlton Faulk noted. 2. Cash collections by teachers/club sponsors were not being remitted in a timely manner, oftentimes anywhere from one to two weeks after the fact at UCHS, and in some extreme cases up to 83 and 271 days at LBMS. This increases the risk of theft or loss of funds, the auditors warned. Cash should be turned in to the school office by the next business day. 3. In 14 out of 81 UCHS events, including sporting events, amounts collected for ticket sales did not match the number of tickets sold. Shortages and overages ranged from $25 to $41, respectively. Lyons attributed it to the inability of too many people today having trouble making correct change when they are handed cash, which Chairperson Terra Johnson echoed. 4. At LBMS, three of 12 bank reconciliations were not completed in a timely manner, being done a month or more after the bank statement date, which should be done as soon as they are received. This is a repeat finding from last year, though Lyons said that Director of Finance Renae Prevatt has already addressed it. Consequently, that particular piece is working well Lyons said. Hopefully that will go away. 5. At LBMS, auditors found 11 disbursements, totalling $3,716, did not have adequate supporting documentation. They also found one incident each at UCHS and LBES for $9 and $675, respectively. Money should only be reimbursed for valid, original invoices and receipts. 6. Six checks written at UCHS cleared the bank with only one signature, when two are required. The bank, technically, is incorrect there, Lyons. Ive actually seen some, sometimes go through, that dont have any signature. He added that, if you add this fact to Finding 1, where you have a lack of segregation of duties, that opens the door for problems to occur. 7. Our testing of decentralized receipts at (LBMS) revealed one instance where cash was collected and not submitted to the bookkeeper for deposit, the report noted. Auditors found that $60 was collected by a teacher for a club and subsequently used to purchase supplies, but no receipts could be found to substantiate the purchases. Failure to remit all funds to the bookkeepers intact increases the risk of theft or loss of the funds. The auditors added that, under no circumstances should cash be used to make purchases. Prevatt said the teacher used the proceeds from a fundraiser to pay for some of the expenses for that activity. She said they met with the principal, bookkeeper and teacher to resolve the issue. 8. Five decentralized receipt booksthe kind that are passed out to teachers/club sponsors were misplaced when an office was redecorated. One receipt book was subsequently located and auditors recommended that they all be pre-numbered and a perpetual inventory be maintained. Failure to do so, increases the risk of theft or loss of the fundsa continuing refrain throughout the findings listed by the auditors. Lyons concluded by pointing out that the school district receives a lot of money for a little county and a small districtover $831,000 in cash receipts. That is the businesses, that is the mommas and the daddies, thats the support organization for these folks (in the schools). This district is to be commended, Lyons said. Thats the most Ive seen. Thats the good news. The Union County High School saw the most receipts, totaling $464,636.42, followed by the Lake Butler Elementary School with $234,201.18 and Lake Butler Middle School with $99,662.32. The total annual budget for the school district is nearly $18 million. The Lake Butler Rotary Club Luau on Feb. 14 at the Lake Butler Community Center. Their once-a-year fundraising event featured a dinner prepared by the Reception and Medical Center, disc jockey Scott Carroll and silent and live auctions for donated items and trips. Here, Rotary President Scott Roberts (right) holds up an item for auction while his father, George Roberts, serves as auctioneer.

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medication as his brother, and his condition was monitored over the years. Nothing seemed to change in his condition until one night in 2012 when he had trouble breathing. Ryan said he had eaten shrimp that night and thought he was having some sort of allergic reaction. Finally, at 2 a.m., after trying unsuccessfully to get to sleep, Ryan told his wife, Jennifer, he needed to go to the hospital. That There is something unusual about his back Those were the words of John Reddish after Ryan was born. Despite his concern, the pediatrician assured John and Barbara there was nothing wrong with their son. When Ryan was 6 months old, he developed pneumonia and was admitted to the hospital. After X-rays, the pediatrician had to admit that something was indeed wrong. He had an extreme case of scoliosis, Barbara said. The parents were referred to another physician, who said the only option for Ryan was to have surgery. The diagnosis was that he wouldnt live to see the age of 20 otherwise. Surgery, which included a spinal fusion, was performed when Ryan was 10 months old. That left him in a full-body cast, plus he also had a cast on his left foot, which had some abnormalities. Barbara expected her infant son to express his discomfort at having to be in a body cast for the next six months, but she said he actually had a pleasant disposition throughout. I envisioned nights of not sleeping and probably a lot of discomfort and crying, but he was just delightful, Barbara said. A trip to his orthopedic physician at the age of 14 revealed that Ryans spine had started to curve again. Ryan had to have surgery again to insert Harrington rods along his spine. As you can imagine, this surgery was a lot different for Ryan than the one he had as an infant. He was old enough to be aware of what was going on. That was scary, Ryan said. Following the surgery, Ryan had to wear a brace, which was uncomfortable and, of course, not the thing a teenager wants to have to deal with. Youre in high school, youre trying to impress girls and stuff, and youre walking around like a Ninja Turtle, Ryan said. Not that he complained. Like the infant in a full-body cast that never fussed, the teenaged Ryan seemed to take it all in stride. His mother said thats basically been his approach to life. Always this wonderful attitude, Barbara said. He was never bitter. He was never a child that complained about anything. Though scoliosis was Ryans concern at that point in his life, he and his family were aware of the fact that his heart never moved from the right side of his chest to the left side prior to birth. However, his heart was functioning fine. Barbara said the joke was that Ryan would have to place his left hand over the right side of his chest when pledging allegiance to the flag. In time, though, Ryan faced a bigger concern than what side his heart was on. Not a mistake Barbara was thinking the doctor must have been confused. Perhaps he was looking at her son Chads records. Ryan was making an annual visit to the cardiologist when he was 22. The cardiologist said Ryan had cardiomyopathythe same disease his brother had been diagnosed with. On the way home, I dont think we hardly said a word to each other, Barbara said. We were just both so stunned by the diagnosis. Cardiomyopathy is a hereditary disease that causes the heart muscle to become enlarged. In Chads case, the disease caused him to suffer a sudden cardiac arrest at the age of 16. Surviving such an incident is approximately 5 percent, but Chad did survive. Now, not only was the Reddish family learning that Ryan had the disease, too, but that Ryans heart was even more enlarged than his brothers. I was just blown away, Ryan said. This whole time I felt so sorry for my brother and what he had gone through. I was terrified for him. Then, all of a sudden, we later learned that Im worse. Ryan was put on the same BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Why? A one-word question that so easily pops into anybodys mind during troubling times. It was a question Ryan Reddish of Starke asked himself as a 22-year-old who had received a diagnosis of having a serious heart condition. Now, 16 years later, Reddish is not asking why. The open-heart surgery he had two years ago and the series of complications he experienced in the hospital in its aftermath has changed his outlook on life, causing him to take stock of whats really important and to rely more upon God. Its been a blessing in disguise, Reddish said. All that has happened was bad, but its made me a better person physically and spiritually. His life has been quite a story, starting with having surgery at 10 months of age and later being diagnosed with the same heart condition his older brother, Chad, has. Barbara and John Reddish have two sons who are alive today and able to experience the joy of their families, but at times, it looked as if that wouldnt be reality. Its just been an unusual journey, Barbara Reddish said. Its rare that a set of parents comes so close to losing two of their children, yet miraculously they get them both back. I never see either of them where I dont have an immediate flashback of what could have been. I have a deep appreciation of what the outcome for both of them was. I am still in awe that theyre still here. That unusual journey in Ryans case began with something unrelated to his heart. said. After defeating Coral Springs Adam Hassanien in the first round, Forsyth was pinned in 53 seconds by Hernandos Brennan Ertl, who would go on to finish as runner-up to Suwannees Shawn Brown. Adams said Forsyth was up 4-0 before Ertl executed a lucky move. It was a tough loss, to be sure, but Adams told Forsyth, You Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake Region FEATURES CRIME SOCIALS OBITUARIES EDITORIAL STARKE 904-368-0131 1101 S. 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He proved hes a true champion with heart, Adams worked so hard to go (to state). Dont let it destroy you now. Forsyth admitted he wanted to give up after the loss, but said, My friends and family just kept me going. The result was the four best matches hes ever seen Forsyth wrestle, Adams said. Forsyth pinned the Villages Zachary Logan in 2:38 before beating West Nassaus Michael Dudzinski 9-4. He then defeated Rockledges Trace Woxberg 9-0 Bradfords Forsyth earns 3rd-place medal at state See STATE, 3B Appreciating life through its ups and downs Ryan Reddish is pictured with his daughter Sabella while recovering from open-heart surgery. See REDDISH, 10B Ryan Reddish, who is pictured with his wife, Jennifer, has been no stranger to hospitals, having undergone surgery twice for scoliosis and once most recently for cardiomyopathy.

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Birth: Spencer Owen Staats The Andrew Crosby family reunion will be held Saturday, March 1, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bring a covered dish to the National Guard Armory on Edwards Road in Starke. Andrew Crosby family reunion is March 1 Mike Henderson (Keystone Heights High School class of 2004) successfully defended his doctoral thesis at Yale University on Jan. 22, thereby earning his Ph.D. in neuroscience. His thesis title is, The Role of Presynaptic Co-chaperone CSP alpha in Neurodegeneration. Mike, his wife, Lauren, and his son, Eli, will move to Philadelphia in the spring, where Mike will begin a postdoctoral research position at the University of Pennsylvania. Henderson earns Ph.D. Mike Henderson is pictured with wife, Lauren, and son, Eli. Dillon Moyd was named to the Presidents List at Trinity Baptist College for the Fall 2013 semester by President Mac Heavener, Jr. This honor is the result of earning a 3.80 grade point average or higher for the semester while completing a full-time course load. Dillon is the son of Thomas Moyd of Keystone Heights and Robin Hancock of Kingman, Ariz. Moyd makes Presidents List Dillon Moyd Lennard Register will be presented with the first-ever Distinguished Citizen Award from Starke at the Boy Scouts of Americas American Values Dinner on Thursday, Feb. 27, at the National Guard armory on Edwards Road in Starke. Casey Jones will be the events keynote speaker. Jones was a passenger on US Airways Flight 1549 that crashed into the Hudson River in New York on Jan. 15, 2009. A social is scheduled for 6:30 p.m., followed by the dinner at 7 p.m. Register, who was a longtime coach in Bradford County schools, earned the rank of Eagle Scout in 1943 and was the first person in Hamilton County to achieve such a rank. There is no admission, but those interested in attending are asked to consider a $150 donation to support Scouting in Bradford County. Please RSVP by calling Barry Warren at 352-494-3326 or Terry Vaughan at 904-966-6266. Former BHS coach to be honored at Boy Scouts dinner Norm Myers of the Sons of the American Revolution will present a program on Writing Your Memoirs at the Col. Samuel Elbert Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolutions next meeting, which will be Monday, March 3, at 10:30 a.m. at IHOP in Starke. In addition, VetSpace of Alachua County representative Natalie Packnick, accompanied by her service dog, Eiesel, will accept two plarn (plastic yarn) mats made by DAR members for homeless, female veterans. (The Florida State Society Daughters of the American Revolution three-year project is centered on homeless, female veterans.) Visitors are welcome to attend this meeting. Any woman 18 or older regardless of race, religion or ethnic backgroundwho can prove direct descent from a person who aided in achieving American independence between April 19, 1775, and Nov. 26, 1783, is eligible for membership. Please contact Konnie Beauregard at 352-475-1865 for more information. Local DAR chapter to meet March 3 The word cancer may have six letters, but so does strong. Lets come together as a community and support one another. Come out and meet others who are going through, or who have gone through, battles with cancer at the cancer support meeting on Monday, Feb. 24, at 6 p.m. at the Bradford County Library. Refreshments will be served. At this meeting, attendees can share stories and listen to others stories. Hearing and sharing could make a bigger impact than you think. Sometimes just talking about it makes it easier. For information, questions or to register for the Relay for Life, please call Laura Cleesen at 352-587-1794 or visit the website www.relayforlife.org/ bradfordkeystonefl. (Also like us on Facebook.) Cancer support meeting to be held Feb. 24 at Bradford Library I nte rnet C af e Hwy 301 S. Star keAcross from KOA904-964-3350 Sweepstakes Amusement Parlor 6pm to Midnight BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer As a competitor, Enoch Nadler strives to do his best, so when he returned to the sport of longdistance running after a four-year hiatus, he decided to aim high. Nadler, a 2004 Keystone Heights High School graduate who currently lives in Dallas, participated in Januarys USA Half Marathon Championships in Houston, crossing the finish line in 1:03.55 and earning a spot in the Feb. 13, 2016, U.S. Olympic Team Trials. It feels great, Nadler said. I started back running and set that goal for myself. Olympic trial-qualifying races began in August 2013, but last months USA Half Marathon Championships was Nadlers first attempt in qualifying. He felt confident, though, in his ability to finish with a qualifying time of 1:05. Nadler did more than reach that time, establishing personalrecord 10K and 15K times of 30:06 and 45:04. I felt like I had a great shot of achieving it, but I ran faster than I expected, Nadler said. At KHHS, Nadler participated in both cross country and track and field. As a senior, he was a district runner-up and regional champion in cross country before placing third at the state finals with a personal record of 15:37. In track and field as a KHHS senior, Nadler was the district champion in the 1600m and district runner-up in the 3200m. He went on to finish as the regional runner-up in the 3200m and place fourth at state in the event with a personal-record time of 9:27.09. Nadler competed at the University of Florida after high school, setting personal records of 4:09 n the mile, 8:15 in the 3,000 meters, 8:54 in the 3K KHHS grad Nadler makes Olympic trials steeplechase, 14:24 in the 5,000 meters and 23:46 in the 8K (cross country). After graduating from UF, Nadler did not run competitively for four years. I felt like I really needed that break, Nadler said. However, running was one of his first loves in life. Indeed, its See NADLER, 3B Enoch Nadler (far right) Feb. 13, 2016, U.S. Olympic Team Trials after posting a time of 1:03.55 at the USA Half Marathon Championships.

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before defeating Lemon Bays Ryan Dodge in the third-place match. Bradford had two first-time state qualifiers in junior Shayne Kahakua-Lodivero (106 class) and sophomore J.T. Griffis (113). Most first-time state participants are in awe of the immensity of the event and have what Adams said is called newbie shock. A lot of those wrestlers wind up going 0-2, but Griffis did get a win, which came in the first round. He pinned Somerset Academys Daniel Valledor in 2:13 before losing 21-9 to eventual sixthplace finisher Jacob Denning of Rockledge. Griffis was eliminated when he was pinned in 49 seconds by Anclotes Brandon McQuinn, who was ranked in the top two in the state, but suffered an upset loss before he faced Griffis. Adams couldnt say enough Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 3B Armband Sales Start this Friday Feb. 21 Save Now, Dont Wait! Advance Armbands are $15 Good for 1 Day at the Fair SAVE & BUY IN ADVANCE! For more information go to www.BradfordCountyFair.net (904) 964-5252 Bradford County Fair Association 64thANNUALFAIR FAIRNew Entertainment New RidesSame Great Fun with Family & Friends Available at: (904) 964-7555134 East Call Street Starke, FL Its Tax Time! Corporate and Individual Income Tax Services Full Bookkeeping & Payroll Services Audit & Accounting Services Business Consulting including Quickbooks & Accounting. Set up new Corporations, LLCs and Partnerships. back (l-r): Cindy Ward, Kara Wainwright, Brad Million front: Job White and Doug Reddish Let the professionals atReddish & White CPAsget the refund you deserve FAST a sport you have to love, Nadler said, when one considers the amount of time one puts in on his or her own in training. I was hungry again and really wanted to run, Nadler said. The return was in March 2012 at the age of 26. Since then, Nadler has posted many highlights, placing first in various races in 2012 and 2013. In December 2013, Nadler and his wife, Angela, took a twoweek trip to Cuenca, Ecuador, where Nadler trained for the USA Half Marathon Championships. In one of his blogs on his website, www.runwithenoch. com, Nadler wrote, This was my first time going to a new continent, and it opened my eyes to what the world has to offer as long as you are willing to put yourself out there and be adventurous. Now, Nadler has plenty of time to train in preparation for the Olympic trials, which will be held in Los Angeles. It will be a different type of training, though. Nadler was specifically training to run a half marathon for last months qualifying race, but he will have to run a full marathon at the Olympic trials. He said he will probably participate in his first full marathon this fall in a city like Chicago or New York. At the Olympic trials, Nadler said he would have to finish in the top three to qualify for the U.S. marathon team. He admitted thats a long shot, but that doesnt mean he wont be going all out to STATE Continued from 1B Starkes Northside Christian Academy hosted Ugandan Thunder, a childrens choir from the Royal School and Orphanage in Uganda, Jan. 28-29. Each year, 20-25 Royal School and Orphanage students, ranging in age from 8 to 16, are chosen to spend six months in the United States, traveling to churches and schools, collecting love offerings, raising awareness of the lack of food in their country and encouraging people to sponsor orphans in their country for $9 a month. In June 2013, 21 children at Royal School and Orphanage began practicing eight hours a day for the six months they would be in America. This preparation was much different from that of most touring singers. Royal School and Orphanage childrens purpose was to collect enough love offerings to feed 5,000 children for a year. Uganda is a warand disease-ravaged country, with many children losing their loved ones to war and AIDS. Northside Christian Academy students, parents and staff raised $1,200 for Pennies for Posho in the two weeks leading up to Ugandan Thunders visit. Pennies for Posho helps feed children at Royal School and Orpanage and 13 other orphanages. (Posho is the staple food of Uganda and other countries in Africa.) Ted Moody, who founded Pennies for Posho, said the NCA love offering was the largest the organization had ever received from a school. The opportunity to interact with students from another part of the world had an impact on NCA students and staff. Shane Worten said, I am ready to go work in a Ugandan orphanage. Seeing how little they have, and yet how happy they are, is really life changing. As the children of Ugandan Thunder prepared to leave NCA, everyone present gathered in a circle around the schools gymnasium and sang. The overall experience has NCA students and staff already looking forward to next years visit. For more on Ugandan Thunder, visit the website www. penniesforposho.org. NCA hosts choir from Uganda Members of the Ugandan Thunder perform at Northside Christian Academy. Enoch Nadler The Bradford Parents Athletic Association is now signing up children for T-ball, baseball and softball. Registration will be held at the Edwards Road facility in Starke on Saturday, Feb. 22, from 9 a.m. until noon. You may also register online at http://starkebradfordleague. baberuthonline.com. New registrants must provide a copy of their birth certificate. Teams will be drafted on Sunday, Feb. 23. Late registrations will not be accepted. Bradford Parents Athletic sign-ups are underway The Rotary Club of Starkes seventh annual Beast Feast will be held Saturday, March 22, at 6 p.m. at the Bradford Sportsmens Farm in Graham. Tickets are $50 each and can be purchased from any Rotarian or at the Bradford County Telegraph. For more information, call Jessie Myers at 352-258-5292 or Kevin Miller at the Telegraph at 904-964-6305. Funds raised will help the club support scholarships for Santa Fe College, local Boy Scouts, the Food Pantry, Rotary International efforts in fighting Polio and many other community service projects throughout the year. Starke Rotary Beast Feast is March 22 NADLER Continued from 2B do the best he can. Ill be competing and pushing myself, said Nadler, who said hed like to at least earn a top-10 or top-20 finish. If youd like to keep up with Nadler, please visit his website, www.runwithenoch.com, which also has a link to his Facebook profile. about Griffis heart, which shows in the way he wrestles, and how he should experience great success in the future. In two years, he will be a state champion if not a two-time state champion, Adams said. Kahakua-Lodivero started the tournament with a loss to Tampa Bay Christians Cullen Telfer, an experienced senior who went on to place third. Adams said he was impressed with KahakuaLodivero in the second round. Kahakua-Lodiveros mindset, he said, was to forget about the outcome and just focus on putting forth his best effort. It showed. He wrestled great, Adams said. Jarraid Forsyth

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4B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 Editorial/Opinion Bradford County Telegraph Union County Times Lake Region Monitor The state of Florida executed another inmate on Feb. 12, and while it made front-page news in the Gainesville Sun, it hardly made a ripple in the news elsewhere. Certainly, the residents of Union and Bradford counties were unaware of the incident, unless they traveled along S.R. 16 during the time of the execution and saw the people standing in the field across the highway from Florida State Prison. In Florida, the death sentence is performed with clock-like efficiency from experience gained through executing 83 convicted murderers since 1972. Department of Corrections personnel carry out the executions in Florida State Prison, on the banks of New River, in Bradford County. As of today, 399 inmates remain on Death Row, awaiting final disposition of their cases. There are always two groups of people standing on the north side of S.R. 16 when an execution is scheduled, representing the pro and con of capital punishment. The groups remain segregated, and there has never been a problem between them while on state property. Inmate Juan Carlos Chavez, 26, was a South Florida farm worker in September 1995 when 9-year-old Jimmy Ryce failed to return home after getting off the school bus. A diligent and thorough search of the community yielded no clues to his disappearance and the case remained in limbo for lack of information. The Ryce family was devastated as they lived through the Thanksgiving season without a word from or a trace of Jimmy. Not knowing the whereabouts of their son, who seemed to have dropped off the face of the earth, was nerveracking beyond comprehension. Death from accident or illness could have been accepted and dealt with, but the disappearance of their son, without a trace, was far more difficult. In addition, Christmas, 1995 was just around the corner. In December, almost three months after Jimmy vanished, and after law enforcement had failed in its searches, the break came that would provide a sad closure to the Jimmy Ryce case. Chavez lived in a trailer in the area, but he was not a suspect, since there was nothing suspicious about his life or actions to attract attention until some weeks later. The owners of the property on which the Chavez trailer was located realized some items were missing and suspected Chavez of having stolen them. During the search of the Chavez trailer, Jimmys backpack and books were found, and law enforcement officers were notified. Interrogation followed and a full confession obtained. Chavez had picked up Jimmy at gunpoint after he had gotten off the school bus, carried him to the Chavez trailer and shot him in the back as he attempted to escape. Jimmy had been violated in a most inhumane way, and after being killed, has body was cut into small pieces, placed in large pots and buried under cement. Officials, confirming the details of the confession, later dug up the pots. Officers had never seen a case as gruesome as the Jimmy Ryce case. Chavez came to trial, was convicted of the murder of Jimmy Ryce and sentenced to death. He remained on Death Row for almost 20 years before the sentence was consummated in February 2014. If ever a person deserved to die for his crime, it was Juan Carlos Chevez, admitted killer of Jimmy Ryce, in a hideous murder of an innocent child. It was a situation which no parent should ever experience, and while the sentence didnt restore Jimmy or bring him back, it brought a sense of closure to the family and community. Its difficult to impossible to find anything good in this terrible situation that inflicted pain on a family and on a community that will remain for years to come. Juan Carlos Chavez is dead. He has paid his debt to society, but what was the cost and what was accomplished? Certainly, society was avenged, but vengeance is not a legitimate reason for capital punishment. Families of victims usually say they have found closure after an execution, and that statement is difficult to refute, but a life sentence without possibility of parole punishes the inmate every day for as long as he lives, wherein an execution ends the punishment then and there. Believe me, life on the inside of a prison, with no hope of release, is punishment that continues day in and day out, until terminated by death. It is the ultimate penalty for crime. Capital punishment is practiced for one of two reasons: (1) Punishment of the perpetrator; (2) as a deterrent to others. Obviously, the death sentence, once carried out, is the ultimate punishment for murder and other serious crimes, and is 100-percent successful in individual cases. As a deterrent, the long wait between the commission of the crime and the punishment loses any value it may have in deterring others from committing crimes When an inmate is executed, the public can no longer remember the case without refreshing its memory. Western European nations have abandoned capital punishment, and it may be time for Americans to take a look as the pros and cons of the death penalty. In fact, it is highly probably that inmates have been put to death who are innocent of the crimes. In Georgia, a woman was executed for murder, and afterward, the court issued an opinion that she should have been charged with manslaughter rather than with murder. Execution is so permanent, and there is no reversing it. There may be an alternative to capital punishment. If so, let us move forward into a new era in which the sacredness of life is paramount, even for those who do not share our values. Buster Rahn Telegraph editorialist Capital punishment in Florida: time for a new look? Letters editor@bctelegraph.com Letters editor@bctelegraph.com Dear Editor: With all the bad press lately and the extreme financial stress on the town made by others (we wont mention names, of course), I feel its a little extreme to shut our little town altogether. I feel that Mr. Van Zant and Mr. Bradley should seriously reconsider this measure, as its not the fine citizens of Hamptons fault. Why should they shut it down? Its a city thats been incorporated since 1870. When I was a council member and then later the mayor, we went though our ups and downs financially, but always survived the storm, and it wasnt from any of the crap Im reading now in the newspaper and on the Internet, either. It breaks my heart to see a town I proudly represented for a total of 12 years, going though all this embarrassment and shame. We are probably the laughing stock in the state right now. So as a concerned citizen, please dont strip our town away from us. The towns people dont deserve that. We can rebuild with new blood in city hallfolks who want Hampton to remain and not be dissolved by the state. I urge our citizens to contact our state representatives and audit committee to reconsider presenting this measure in the 2015 legislature. Sincerely, Proud Hampton citizen and former mayor Jim Mitzel Please dont dissolve the town of Hampton Dear Editor: If there was a Super Bowl of Hypocrisy or an Olympic medal for Hypocrisy on Ice, there is no question that the winner by default in both cases would be Barack H. Obama. Certainly every human being exhibits some symptoms of the affliction of hypocrisy, but I have never encountered anyone in the same class as our current, though unqualified, President. He takes the cake, the medal, the ribbon, the trophy, and anything else thats out there. At the recent National Day of Prayer Breakfast, the President gave a speech which included these words (and, although out of context, they can stand on their own). around the world freedom of religion is under threat and the killing of the innocent is never fulfilling Gods will; in fact, its the ultimate betrayal of Gods will. It just so happens that I know of a world leader who has foisted a healthcare overhaul on his own people that severely threatens the religious freedom of his people. That same world leader has also done more than any other previous leader of his country to ensure that unborn children will continue to be killed in his country, even though they are innocent of any wrongdoing. Is President Obama proud of his law that threatens religious freedom in the United States? Is he tremendously satisfied with knowing that he is wholeheartedly protecting a womans right to the ultimate betrayal of Gods will? Where does he really stand on these issues? Personally, I dont believe that he has a real opinion about any subject. What he says is not a reflection of what he believes President or king of deception? because he only says words that will gain him votes or the affirmation of a certain class of people. He is a pathological liar, so everything he says, whether contradictory or not, is simply true. If this hypocrite had a shred of decency, he would immediately resign from office and enroll in the nearest Fraud and Sham Rehab class. The only consolation I have is knowing that I didnt vote for this King of Deception. Leonard C. Young Keystone Heights Dear Editor: I have to compliment the Monitor for having the guts to print what people express in your column Letters. As I read the long letter that the man from Lawtey wrote, the feeling that it was words that came from a person who did not have his head in the ground like an ostrich. Many people ask the question how can God allow these things that happen-happen? What is the basis of the founding fathers of our country? GOD, and Country! In his first talk as president of the United States, George Washington said these words, A nation without God, is doomed to failure. We have taken God out of our schools, out of public affairs, out of the liberal media, and yet they ask, where is God on 9-11? What we send to Heaven, is what God sends back to us. I too could not watch that liar in his speech on the nation, and what worries me even more, is the degree of his tearing asunder the Constitution of these United States. The bumper stickers that I see on cars, God Bless America are a joke, they should say God help America. If my people will turn to me God help America and repent of their sins, I will heal their nation. I didnt make that upGod said it! Frank the Baker Keystone Heights Dear Editor: I read Mr. Rices letter, Where did all the Americans Go, with great interest. I have often wondered the same thing. I did watch The State of Union Address. I was curious to hear what lies he was going to tell this time. The beginning was a whopper of a lie. He stated that the war was over. Then he continued on with his greatest excess, his gift to gab. He knows that as long as he tells the American people what they want to hear they will believe him, whether he lives up to his promises or not. Unfortunately, we Americans have a tendency to forget and to believe everything we are told or hear. He said these wars are to protect the United States against terrorist. I disagree. They have been to protect Iraq and Afghanistan. In the beginning when Bush took $70 billion from Social Security, money we worked and put in Social Security to take up a cause his dear old daddy didnt follow up with. He tried to prove that Saddan Hussein had weapons of mass destruction. He only proved that Saddan was robbing the Iraq people of their possessions. Still the war goes on. Obama took up where Bush left off. Obama does not know anything about being a leader of The United States. I agree with Mr. Rice, Our President will destroy us if we 103 Edwards Road (next to Fays Salon)Starke 904-964-7579 Another reader wonders, Where did all the Americans go? dont do something to stop him. At the end of his speech, he stated how many military personnel was sent over there and said that 60,000 had been sent home. Last year he stated that all our military personnel would be back home by summer of 2014. Now he says that it will be the end of 2014. In my opinion, he broke his word to our military, their families and we Americans. In fact, I sent him a email asking him why he broke his word? I asked him how he could look at the ones who have come home with arms, legs, eyes, ears and minds missing, and still leave them over there. I told him that someone is killed here in the United States everyday, a child is abused and killed everyday. Seems to me that terrorist is alive and kicking right here in the United States. The laws of today are written for the criminals, not the victims. As far as I am concerned, Barack Obama and his whole cabinet needs to be walked out of the White House. In my seventyfive years of life I have never known the United Stated to be in the position we are in today. People without jobs and cant get Unemployment money to buy food, pay their bills. These are people who have always worked and supported the United States. I dont see Obama, or his cabinet doing without their paychecks. Until we Americans take back our rights, nothing will change. In the end we will be the losers. Freedom as we know it will be no longer. We need to DEMAND that our military be brought home NOW not a year from now. Sincerely, Norma Greene

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Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 5B r eceived her family medicine training from Jamaica Hospital Medical Center in New York City and her fellowship training in geriatric medicine from the VA Medical Center in Gainesville. She received her medical degree from Terna Medical College, Navi Mumbai, India. Dr. Gupta will be joining the staff of D r. Guptas husband is attending the University of Florida with a Fellowship in Pediatric Cardiology & Pediatrics ICU. The joy in the doctors lives is their toddler son. They are making their home in Gainesville, for hopefully a very long time! T here is a W ere pleased to welcome to our staff! C omplete Care. Close To Home RAYS AUTO REPAIR352-473-3083 Your Hometown Auto Team Since 1972 and AC Delco All Our Work Is Guaranteed *Certified Master TechniciansForeign & DomesticAir-ConditioningSpecialists State Reg. 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After gaining entry, Binczak and Lane were arrested, and a small child was located in the apartment. A search of the apartment yielded powder cocaine, crack cocaine, marijuana packaged for distribution and drug paraphernalia. Both Binczak and Lane were charged with possession of marijuana with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a place of worship, possession of cocaine with intent to distribute within 1,000 feet of a place of worship, possession of more than 20 grams of marijuana and child neglect due to the narcotics being openly displayed within the reach of the small child. Lane, who was already on probation for the sale of cocaine, was additionally charged with violation of probation. Both suspects were transported to jail, with Binczaks bond set at $495,000 and Lanes bond set at $500,000 for all the charges except the probation violation charge, in which no bond was set. The small child in the apartment was released to a neighbor at the mothers request, and DCF was notified about the case. Dale Robert Bridwell, 44, of Starke was arrested Feb. 15 by Bradford deputies for resisting an officer during questioning about a traffic accident near the Slab at Sampson Lake. According to the arrest report, Bridwell refused to answer any questions about a vehicle he was a passenger in hitting a tree near the Slab. When the deputy arrived, Bridwell admitted he was in the vehicle and suffered a laceration on his head from the crash. He said his 17-year-old nephew was driving, but wouldnt tell the deputy what actually happened or where his nephew was located. The deputy advised Bridwell he was obstructing justice in a hit-andrun accident with injuries, then arrested him after he refused again to cooperate. Troy Allen Deming, 43, of Hawthorne was arrested Feb. 12 by Bradford deputies for possession of cocaine, drugs and drug equipment, driving while license suspended or revoked and for an out-of-county warrant from Alachua for failure to appear. According to the arrest report, Deming was observed driving without a seat belt by the deputy, but stopped at a residence before the deputy pulled him over. Deming walked up to the t Crime t residence, leaving his vehicle door open, where the deputy could observe the drugs in the center console. A further search of the car turned up a pipe and a measuring scale with marijuana residue on it. Bond was set at $22,000 for all the charges. Christopher Dewayne Fowler, 21, of Lawtey was arrested Feb. 12 by Bradford deputies during a traffic stop in Lawtey for possession of drugs. Bond was set at $2,500. Christy Michelle Goodkind, 44, of Alachua was arrested Feb. 17 by Bradford deputies on an out-of-state fugitive charge. According to the arrest report, Goodkind was stopped on a traffic infraction on C.R. 18 in Hampton by the deputy. After running a check on her drivers license, it was found she had a warrant from Nevada for 32 counts of use of a credit card without owner consent in Las Vegas. Bond was $180,000 from the out-of-state warrant. Emanuel Hampton, 40, of Starke was arrested Feb. 12 by Bradford deputies on a warrant for possession of cocaine and for selling cocaine within 1,000 feet of a defined area. He was also arrested on a warrant for obstructing justice-tampering with or harassing a witness, victim or informant and for a charge of intimidation-threat to kill or do bodily injury. Bond was set at $550,000. Bryant Edward Hankerson, 33, of Starke was arrested Feb. 11 by Bradford deputies for two charges of aggravated assault with a weapon-without intent to kill and resisting an officer. According to the arrest report, Hankerson threatened several family members with a knife and threatened to burn their house down after drinking alcohol most of the day. Deputies were called, and after a brief struggle, they were able to subdue Hankerson and arrest him. Bond was set at $20,000. Mary Katherine Horsley, 40, of Starke was arrested Feb. 16 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Michael Ellis Jenkins, 63, of Lake Butler was arrested Feb. 13 by Starke police for larceny. According to the arrest report, Jenkins put multiple items in a shopping cart at Walmart in Starke, paid for just a few of the items, then tried to leave the store with the cart. He was detained by Walmart personnel until the police arrived. The 10 items he didnt pay for totaled $223.32 in value. Jenkins had over $290 on him, along with a checkbook, when he was arrested. Catrina Lee Johnson, 36, of Starke was arrested Feb. 15 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500. Pamela Kay Lee, 61, of Starke was arrested Feb. 13 by Bradford deputies for smuggling contraband into a detention facility. According to the arrest report, Lee and her son Aaron Copeland, who is currently an inmate at the Bradford County Jail, conspired for her to try to bring contraband into the jail. Bond for Lee was set at $2,500. Copeland was also arrested in jail and will face the same charge of smuggling contraband into a detention facility. Robert A. Lusignan, 54, of Starke was arrested Feb. 16 by Starke police for cruelty toward a child. According to the arrest report, Lusignan is accused of approaching a 12-year-old victim at a park in Starke and putting his hands around the childs neck and threatening to beat him up if he ever lays a hand on Lusignans grandson again. In the report, the victims mother told the police her son had a confrontation with Lusignans grandson during a football game the previous day. The 12-year-old victim had a visible red mark on his neck area when interviewed by the police. Jordan Austin Manning, 22, of Gainesville was arrested Feb. 12 by Starke police for driving while license suspended or revoked and for an out-of-county warrant from Flagler for child support. Bond was set at $1,070. Gerard Richard Mondestin, 34, of Jacksonville was arrested Feb. 15 by the Florida Highway Patrol for driving under the influence. Anthony Franklin Nichols, 22, of Bryceville was arrested Feb. 15 by Bradford deputies during a traffic stop for possession of synthetic narcotics. According to the arrest report, Nichols had several packages of K2, a synthetic marijuana, and two pipes in his possession. Sherry Williams Pawlowicz, 51, of Starke was arrested Feb. 14 by Bradford deputies on an out-of-county warrant from Polk for failure to appear for original charge of grand theft. Dennis Devaughn Pugh, 46, of Tampa was arrested Feb. 14 by Bradford deputies on an out-of-county warrant from Hillsborough for misdemeanor traffic capias-attaching tag not assigned. Bond was set at $5,000. Christina Rose Schiering, 25, of Waldo was arrested Feb. 13 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. Shawn Hardy Shepherd, 43, of Starke was arrested Feb. 14 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Bond was set at $4,000. Jeremy Randall Stephens, 32, of Starke was arrested Feb. 14 by Starke police for larceny. According to the arrest report, Stephens works at Krystal on U.S. 301 in Starke and was cleaning in the office near the stores unlocked safe when he took a deposit bag containing almost $600 in cash from the safe and put it in his pocket. He was observed taking the deposit on the stores surveillance video by store managers the next day when they realized a deposit was missing. The police were called, and while the officer was at Krystal, Stephens pulled into the parking lot in a vehicle. When he saw the patrol car, he fled north on U.S. 301, but the officer was able to catch up to Stephens a few blocks away. Stephens admitted to taking the money, saying he needed it to pay his electric bill. The police recovered $155 from the deposit, with Stephens saying he also bought beer, gas and cigarettes with the money after paying his electric bill. Bond was set at $15,000. Jeffrey Scott Sydenstricker, 44, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 14 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. Bond was set at $10,000. Thomas Lepread Williams, 34, of Hawthorne was arrested Feb. 12 by Bradford deputies for possession of cocaine, possession of marijuana and possession of drug equipment. According to the arrest report, Williams was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for a traffic violation. Bond was set at $15,000. Keystone/Melrose April Ann Anderson, 40, of Melrose was arrested Feb. 14 by Putnam deputies for contempt of court and a probation violation. Cori Brander, 33, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 14 by Clay deputies for driving with a suspended or revoked license and leaving the scene of an accident. James Coleman, 61, of Melrose was arrested Feb. 16 by Clay deputies for DUI. Joseph Duke, 46, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 14 by Clay deputies for obtaining property with a worthless check. Eric Mortimer, 35, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 12 by Clay deputies for contempt of court. Michael Oshields, 41, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 11 by Clay deputies for trafficking in hydrocodone. Catherine Sanders, 31, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 14 by Clay deputies for a probation violation. Robert Lionel Stafford, 58, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 13 by Putnam deputies for contempt of court. Linda Thompson, 61, of Melrose was arrested Feb. 14 by Putnam deputies for failure to appear. Edith Wolf, 38, of Keystone Heights was arrested Feb. 12 by Clay deputies for contempt of court, resisting an officer, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. Union Tyler Mackenzie Boyle, 20, of Lake Butler was arrested Feb. 6 in Columbia County on a warrant from Union County for sex offense against a childfondling, victim 12-16 years of age, and for kidnapping a minor-interfering with custody. According to the UCSO, Boyle was stationed in Pensacola in the Navy last November when he lured the teenage victim in Union County via Facebook to eventually meet with him for sex. Bond was set at $60,000. Wendy Beth Kimble, 45, of Lake Butler was arrested Feb. 12 by Union deputies for an outof-county warrant from Alachua, with bond set at $663. Eugena Geneva Finley, 31, of Macclenny was arrested Feb. 11 by Union deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. David Leon Ellis, 44, of Fort White was arrested Feb. 10 by Union deputies for driving under the influence. Dillon Lee Elixson, 20, of Lake Butler was arrested Feb. 10 by Union deputies for assaultthreat to do violence. According to the arrest report, deputies were called to a disturbance at a home where Elixson lives with the victims as he was tearing up stuff in the home and threatening to hurt everyone. Elixson also threw the stove out of the house and then left the property on foot before a deputy arrived and arrested him. William Kevin Croft, 33, of Lake Butler was arrested Feb. 11 by Union deputies on an out-ofcounty warrant from Columbia for probation violation. John Erkson Keen, 31, of Lake Butler was arrested Feb. 11 by Union deputies for larceny, burglary and possession of burglary tools. According to the arrest report, a reserve deputy happened to spot a vehicle with a trailer attached at the Union County Solid Waste Collection site in the Lulu area at night on Feb. 11 when it was closed. The trailer had a large amount of scrap metal in it, and the vehicle was registered to Keens father, who lives near the site. When another deputy arrived, they were able to locate Keen hiding in the collection site with a flashlight. Keen admitted to taking the scrap metal and throwing it over the collection site fence, then loading it onto the trailer by climbing over the fence. The value of the metal on the trailer was estimated to be $300. Patricia Herrin Peraino, 43, of Lake Butler was arrested Feb. 15 by Union deputies on a warrant for larceny-theft of motor vehicle parts and for dealing in stolen property. According to the arrest report, Peraino was a passenger in a vehicle stopped for a traffic infraction by a deputy. While the deputy was talking to the driver, Peraino became unruly and began to curse the officer. The officer ordered Peraino to calm down, which she refused to do. When the deputy ran her name through dispatch, the warrant came up and Peraino was arrested and taken to jail. Bond was set at $5000. Recent arrests in Bradford, Clay or Union

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Bradford played district opponent Santa Fe this past Tuesday and will travel to play district opponent Interlachen on Friday, Feb. 21, at 6:30 p.m. The Tornadoes travel to play Gainesville on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. Keystone (1-2, 0-2 in District 5) will host district opponent Fort White on Feb. 21 at 6 p.m. before traveling to play district opponent P.K. Yonge on Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. Wilkinson and Lindsey Wiggins were each hit by a pitch to force a run home. With the bases still loaded, Atkinson ripped a triple into center field to put the Tornadoes up 7-0. Cruces second RBI double and a two-RBI single by Adkins put Bradford up 10-0 before Rodgers took a pitch deep over the center-field fence for a 12-0 lead. Wikinsons RBI double ended the scoring for the inning. Cruce finished 4-for-4, while Adkins, Atkinson and Rodgers were each 2-for-3 with three RBI. Annie Luke added another RBI for the Tornadoes. Keystones only baserunner in the three-inning game was Taylor Morris, who was hit by a pitch. Bradford starting pitcher Adkins (3-0) gave up no hits and no walks, while striking out three in two innings. Wilkinson gave up no hits and no walks in one inning of relief. Bradford, which reached the state semifinals last season, opened the season with a 1-0 win over Oakleaf and followed that with a 15-0 win over district opponent Fort White on Feb. 11 in Starke. Cruce drove in three runs against Fort White, going 2-for3. Gault, who was 2-for-2, and Alexis Shealy (in her only at-bat) each drove in a run. Atkinson hit a triple, while Adkins hit a double. Adkins gave up one hit. BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer A two-run home run by Lainie Rodgers and a bases-loaded triple by Jaci Atkinson were just a few of the highlights for the Bradford High School softball team in its 17-0 District 5-4A win over host Keystone Heights on Feb. 14. The Tornadoes (3-0) have yet to give up a run this season and have now beaten two district opponents by a combined score of 32-0. Bradford scored 13 runs in the first inning off of nine hits, including two RBI doubles by Taylor Cruce. After hitting her first double, Cruce scored on a single by Ashton Adkins to put Bradford up 2-0. Consecutive singles by Rodgers and Mackenzie Gault loaded the bases before batters Shelby 6B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 C ommercial Residential Fleets Autogas Farms Industry Piping for NewConstruction or Home Remodeling M ost Major Brands Factory Trained4031 S.W SR 121 Lake Butler, FL 32054 W illiamsLPGas.com wlpgas@windstream.net(386) 496-3725 Does your business have a story to tell? A product or service to sell?The Bradford County Telegraph Advertising Department can provide you with the in depth coverage you desire...Call 904-964-6305or email us atDarlene Douglassdarlene@bctelegraph.comor Kevin Millerkmiller@bctelegraph.comAdvertorial Advertising Works! Jo es Tires 13761 South US 301 Starke(1/2 mile south of walmart) 964-(8473) 904-368-0687 ph 904-368-0689 f axMARGARE T ANDERSON 101 1 N. Temple Ave. Starke. FL (US 301 North)Family Law & Will Preparation30 years experience Margaret will continue to serve clients in Alachua County as well as Bradford & Union counties Starke Police Sgt. Stephen Murphy enjoys fishing, though he is not an avid fisherman. However, he has some good friends who are. A couple of those friends include Brooks Morrell and Chris Kadlec, who competitively will match up well with any bass anglers in North Florida. For the past few years, Kadlec and Morrell have served as directors of the Murphys Law, Relay for Life Bass Tournament, which is traditionally held at the Little Santa Fe Lake boat ramp in March. Many local fishermen look forward to this tournament each year. Murphy speaks gratefully of the people who work so hard to make the tournament a success, including Kadlec, Morrell, his wife, Audrey, his sisters-in-law Virginia Autry and Ester Massey, his mother, Helen Haverty, and his mother-in-law, Abbie Massey. They work hard for a good cause and ask nothing in return, he said. Relay for Life represents the American Cancer Society and its goal of curing cancer. The organization raises millions of dollars each year in more than 20 countries, with the help of more than four million people. Murphy has earned his name in the title of the bass tournament by his two-time victory over cancer. He successfully battled leukemia as a child and recently overcame kidney cancer. Today, he is cancer free. The tournament is scheduled for Saturday, March 15. Preregistration is underway, and all potential fishermen should contact tournament directors Morrell (904-491-8476) or Kadlec (904-364-6668). All registered fishermen must meet at the Little Santa Fe ramp at 5 a.m., where they will pay the $70 entry fee and optional $10 big bass pot. Donations of $250 or more will purchase expedited boat entry, though most of those positions have already been obtained. Boats will launch at safe light, and weigh-in will begin at 3 p.m. Joey Tyson of Bald Eagle Bait and Tackle will be responsible for the weigh-in. Outdoors outlook Noel Kuhn, who guides surf fishermen on Floridas northeast coast, says the surf temperature is approximately 53 degrees, which is a little too cool for good spring fishing. In order to really attract the inshore species, the water needs to be around 60 degrees. The first location to warm up will be the shallow holes in the inland waterways with muddy bottoms, and then the warmer water will gradually move to the surf. The same thing holds true in our local lakes. The ones that are shallower and darker in color will warm first, and the warm temperatures will spread to the deeper lakes with clearer water. The first of our local lakes to warm enough to stimulate the bass spawn should be Crosby and Rowell. Next to the last should be Santa Fe, followed only by the deeper and clearer Kingsley Lake. Ed Allen fished the maiden cane around Sampson Lake last week and landed about 30 buck bass, and he indicated that only a few were of keeper size. He thinks the smaller, male bass are moving into the shallows looking for places to fan. Once they establish their bed depressions in the sand, they will romance the larger females to move in shallow and join them for the spawn. This should be the trend we will see over the next month, with Kingsley Lake being the last to complete the bass spawn. David Davis of the Tackle Shack in Middleburg indicates that fishermen are catching specks along the shoreline cover of tributaries to the St. Johns, such as Black Creek. He says the water in the lower St. Johns is cooler than the local lakes; consequently, the speck spawn in those waters tends to be the last of the year. Having said that, Santa Fe, Newnans and even Orange Lake are giving up good Fins, Fur & Tails Brooks Morrell and Chris Kadlec not only organize shows. Murphys Law: Fish for a good cause numbers of spawning specks. Saltwater action on both coasts is giving up good inshore action. Joey Tyson says that Randy Harris can put you on the reds or trout anytime in the Steinhatchee area. On the east coast, black drum and sheepshead action is good around rocks and bridge pilings. The drum will hold in deeper water, however, than the sheepshead. Tight lines until next week. Outdoors calendar February, small mammals are breeding (watch out for them on highways at night); February-March, crocodiles mate in South Florida; Feb. 20, Crosshorn Ministries meeting, 7 p.m. at the Starke Golf and Country Club. Feb. 27-March 2, Florida Challenge at Bradford Sportsmens Farm. March, turkeys and quail begin breeding in North Florida; March 2: Floridas Zone C squirrel and quail season ends. If you have a story, idea or photo to share, please contact Mickey Agner via email at mka@ maoutdoors.com, or by phone at 904-964-1488. Photos may also be submitted in person at the Bradford County Telegraph, Union County Times or Lake Region Monitor. Tornadoes defeat Indians 17-0 for district win Pitcher Brittany Schellpepper gave up just three hits, while Cece Buckley and Taylor Morris each drove in two runs in the Keystone Heights High School softball teams 5-3 win over visiting Fleming Island on Feb. 13. Buckley, who hit a double, was 2-for-3, while Morris was 3-for-4. Keystone had 12 hits in all, with Karla Casas going 2-for-4. Prior to playing Fleming Island, the Indians hosted District 5-4A opponent P.K. Yonge, losing 16-0. Kaitlyn Shepard went 2-for-3 and had Keystones only hits. KHHS gets 5-3 win over Fleming Island

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(Roger) Richerson of Lake Butler, Dorothy M. (Dick) Nolan of Lake City, Evylena Fipps of Lake City; and several nieces, nephews, dear friends and co-workers in Union County. The funeral was held Wednesday, Feb. 19 at the Lake Butler Church of God, with Brother Lemuel Lane and Brother Danny Foreaker (from Trinity Baptist Church) officiating. Interment followed at Deckle Cemetery. Archer Funeral Home, Inc. is in charge of the arrangements, 386-496-2008. PAID OBITUARY Carl Streitenberger Jr. HAMPTON Carl E. Streitenberger Jr., 65, of Hampton, died Sunday, Feb. 16, 2014 at E. T. York Hospice Center with family by his side. He was born in Washington Courthouse, Ohio on April 12, 1948 to the late Carl Ellsworth Streitenberger, Sr. and Edna Haines Streitenberger. He retired from the United States Army where he served during the Vietnam Conflict. He was preceded in death by: his parents; and his brothers, Jessie and Robert Lee Streitenberger. He is survived by: his wife of 20 years, Evelyn Streitenberger of Hampton; children, Robert Streitenberger of Groveport, Ohio, Jeffery and Bryan Streitenberger of Cynthina, Ky; Lynis Hendrix of Cynthina, Ky. and Lori Jean Evans of Oahu, Hawaii; step-children, Annette Cutchins of Tallahassee, Teresa Turner of Gainesville, and William T. Bauldree, Jr. of Tallahassee; brothers, Marvin of Washington Courthouse, Ohio, Loy Lott of Hillsboro, Ohio; sisters, Maxine Dray of Orlando and Kathy Kearns of Washington Courthouse, Ohio; and many grandchildren; and great-grandchildren. Memorial services were held on Feb. 19 at Archie Tanner Funeral Services Chapel. In lieu of flowers please make donations to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services of Starke. Leo Turner Sr. KEYSTONE HEIGHTSLeo Kenneth (Kenny) Turner Sr., 93, of Keystone Heights, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014, at the North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville. He was born in the New River section of Bradford County. He was the son of the late Roan and Phyla Renfroe Turner. He served in the U.S. Army and was a fireman in Sanford until he retired as captain after 35 years of service. He was a Mason with Lodge #52 in Lake Butler. He was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Collins Turner; one brother and two sisters. He is survived by: his companion of 23 years, Delores Wynn of Keystone Heights; daughter, Mary Jean (James) Henson of Albany, Ga.; son, Leo Kenneth (Karen) Turner, Jr. of Crestview; four grandchildren; and three great-grandchildren; and brother, Wilbur Turner of DeBury. Funeral services were held Feb. 18 in the chapel of Archer Funeral Home of Lake Butler, with Bro. Art Peterson officiating. Burial followed in Orange Springs Cemetery. 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She worked for the University of Florida College of Nursing as an Administrative Assistant, and was also a homemaker. She was of the Methodist Faith. Two daughters, Debie Bowers and Kitty Friedlin and one grandson, Chris York had preceded her in death. Survivors are: her daughters, Teri (Ben) Bracy of Orlando, Beckie (Jeff) Davis of Keystone Heights, Kandi Crosier of Gainesville, Kristie (Mike) Hill of Earleton, Karol Chase of Gainesville, and Katrina (Randy) Jones of Oregon; 13 grandchildren; and five great-grandchildren. A graveside service was held Feb. 13 at the Keystone Heights Cemetery with Pastor Steve Conner officiating. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to be made to: Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Keystone Heights. Mary Campbell Mary Campbell STARKEDeaconess Mary Jo Campbell, 83, of Starke died on Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 at Mayo Hospital Jacksonville following a brief illness. She was born in Aline, Ga. on Aug. 14, 1930. She moved to Starke from Atlantic Beach. She was a retired nurses assistant at Beaches Hospital Jacksonville. She was a member of New Bethel Baptist Church Starke. She was preceded in death by her husband, Deacon Albert L. Campbell, Sr. She is survived by: Albert L. (Jewel) Campbell Jr. of Washington D.C.; Allen D. (Sherri) Campbell of Starke; daughters, Thelma (James) Fletcher of Palm Coast; Barbara (Leotis) Williams of Bingham, Ala., Betty (Bryant) Harris of Atlantic Beach, Charlene Campbell of Starke, and Mary D. Campbell of Atlanta. Funeral services will be held at 1:00 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 23, in the New Bethel Missionary Baptist Church in Starke with Rev. Everett I. Brown conducting the services. Interment will be held at Oddfellow Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of McKinney Funeral Home in Jacksonville. Family viewing will be held on Saturday, February 22, at McKinney Funeral Home, 6507 West Beaver Street Jacksonville. Family Hour 5-8:00 p.m. Lonnie Combs LAKE CITYLonnie Jackson Combs, 67 of Lake City died Monday, Feb. 17, 2014 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born March 6, 1946 in Lake City to the late Russell Jackson Combs and Ella Corine Raulerson Combs. He worked for the Fruit Grower Express for 40 years. He was a member of the TCU local 6553 and of the Baptist faith. He is survived by: his wife, Lanita Todd Combs of Lake City; daughters, Ronda (Mark) Hartley of Glen St Mary; Khristen Michelle (Ben) Douglas of Norfolk, Va.; sons, Gregory (Julie) Combs of Glen St Mary, Tony (Dawn) Rizer of Lake Butler, Robert (Robin) Barker Jr. of Denver, Colo; nine grandchildren; one great granddaughter; brothers, Louis (Mary) Combs of Taylor, Wendell Ray (Janice) Combs of Taylor, Donald Neal (Kay) Combs of Macclenny; and sister, Lavin Baxter of Raiford. Funeral services will be held Friday, Feb. 21, at 11:00 am in the Chapel of Archer Funeral Home, with Rev. Ralph Durham officiating. Burial will follow at Elzey Chapel Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the Funeral Home for visitation, Thursday, Feb. 20, from 6 to 8 pm. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Pauline DeVore LAWTEYPauline Futch DeVore, 91, of Lawtey died Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2014 at Windsor Manor Nursing Home. She was born in Lawtey, Oct. 29, 1922 to the late Robert H. and Minnie (Griffis). She was a housewife and a lifetime Baptist. She was preceded in death by: her husband of 36 years, John DeVore and ten siblings. Survivors are: her children, Johnie (Rita) DeVore of St. Petersburg, Linda (J.R.) Adkins of Starke, David (Ginger) DeVore of Las Vegas, and Teresa D. (Bobby) Patterson of Lawtey; sister, Margaret Pauley of Lawtey; eleven grandchildren, and seventeen great grandchildren. Funeral services were Feb. 1, in the DeWitt C. Jones Chapel with Pastor Ricky Norman officiating. Interment followed at Lawtey Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Starke. Michael Higginbotham KEYSTONE HEIGHTSMr. Michael F. Higginbotham Higgy, age 57, of Keystone Heights passed away Friday, Feb. 14, 2014 at his home following an extended illness. Higgy was born in Waycross, Ga. on July 14, 1956, and was raised in the Waycross and Nahunta area before moving to Keystone Heights in 1992. Higgy served two years in the United States Air force and retired from the Clay County Water Management Department as a meter reader. As a 20 year volunteer with the Keystone Heights Jaycees, Higgy had served twice as local President, Regional and District Director, and was honored as a State Jaycees Senator in August 2002. He would help organize and cook for local fund raisers, which would include Poker Runs along with having served many years on the Our Country Day board. Additional involvements Higgy had with our community were Toys for Kids, Rodeheaver Boys Ranch in Palatka, and the Project Play playground at Keystone Beach. Higgy loved life, his family and friends; and he especially loved riding Harleys with his wife. His father Everett Earl Higginbotham, Sr. and his brother Everett Earl Higginbotham, Jr. both preceded him in death. Survivors are: his wife, Janean and her two children, Catherine and Cameron all of Keystone Heights; a sister, Angela Spofford of Orange Park and her two children, Ashley and Ian; his mother, Doris (Strickland) Holton of Orange Park; one step grandson, Christian; one of many precious Aunts, Pamela McElroy of Trenton, and a half brother. A memorial service for Higgy will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, at the home of Tommy and Hilda Manning, 5943 CR 352, Keystone Heights, FL 32656. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to University of Florida Foundation in memory of Michael Higginbotham, Attn: Gift Processing P.O. Box 14425, Gainesville, FL 32604. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, 340 E. Walker Dr. Keystone Heights. 352-473-3176. www. jonesgallagherfh.com PAID OBITUARY Eula King Eula King LAWTEYEula Mae King, 92, of Lawtey, died Tuesday, Feb. 11, 2014 at Bradford Terrace Nursing Facility. Born on Sept. 1, 1921 she was a lifelong resident of Lawtey. She was a housekeeper at Camp Blanding. She served on the Stewardess Board and Trustee Board at her church Mt. Zion AME. She is survived by: sons, Richard King and Christopher King both of Atlanta, and Horace King of Lawtey; daughters, Brenda King Butler, Hazel King and Patricia Brown, all of Lawtey; 19 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; and five greatgreat-granchildren Funeral services will be held on Saturday, Feb. 22 1:00 p.m. at Mt. Zion AME Church with Rev. Charles Cloy Pastor and Rev. Izell Jenkins, Eulogist. Interment will be held at Peetsville Cemetery in Lawtey. Visitation will be held on Friday, Feb. 21 at the Carl D Haile Memorial Chapel. Family hour 3-4:00 p.m. Friends 4 -7:00 p.m. and one hour prior to funeral services. The Cortege will form at the home of Mrs. Eula Mae King at 12:30 p.m. Henry Payne JACKSONVILLEHenry Van Payne, 67, of Jacksonville, died Saturday, Feb. 15, 2014 in Jacksonville. He was born on Aug. 22, 1946 in Lake Butler to the late Walter Payne and Shirley Knight Payne. He lived most of his life in Jacksonville and Starke while working in construction. He is survived by: wife, Elizabeth Payne; son, Eric (Candy) Payne of Briceville; and three grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Feb. 19 at Archer Funeral Home in Lake Butler, with Brian Johns officiating, burial followed at Oak Grove cemetery in Lake Butler. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Lawrence Smallwood, Sr. KEYSTONE HEIGHTS Lawrence Edward Smallwood, Sr., 77, of Keystone Heights died Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014 at Shands in Gainesville. He was born on Feb. 19, 1936 in Kentucky to the late Oles and Mary (Mullins) Smallwood. Prior to retirement in 1998 due to health related issues, he worked at several car dealerships in his career, including owning and operating Les/ Cash Auto Sales. Survivors are: children, Rose (James) Burnell, Larry (Lynn) Smallwood, Jody Smallwood, Roshella Rocky (Jim) Sexton, Steven Smallwood, and August (Robin) Smallwood; sisters, Mary Ruth and Barbara; exwife: Christine Smallwood; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren. Memorial services will be held on Saturday, February 22 at 5674 Indian Trail, Keystone Heights. Arrangements are by JonesGallagher Funeral Home of Starke LeRoy Stalvey LAKE BUTLER LeRoy Stalvey, 83, of Lake Butler died Friday evening, Feb. 14, 2014 at Haven Hospice in Lake City after an extended illness. Mr. Stalvey was bom Oct. 30,1930, to Perry Stalvey and Lillie Lee McMikell Stalvey. When he was 4 months old, his father died and his mother later married Marvin Tyre, Sr., who accepted the role of father. Mr. Stalvey has lived in Lake Butler the past 42 years. He proudly served his country in both the U. S. Army and the Coast Guard. Following his military service, Mr. Stalvey worked as an Officer for a State Road Prison in Columbia County, Truck Driver for the Copeland Company, a Farmer, a Scrap Metal Business owner, and the Union County School Board. He retired from the School Board in 1994. For the past 25 years and up until his death, Mr. Stalvey proudly served as City Commissioner for the City of Lake Butler, serving as Mayor for eight of those years. He received recognition twice for this service by the Florida League of Cities. Mr. Stalvey stated numerous times that he was both proud and honored to have been allowed to serve the citizens of Lake Butler. He served on the Federal Housing Board for two and one-half years. Mr. Stalvey was a member of the following organizations: a Charter Member of the Union County Library Board, serving on Die Board for seven years; he was a lifetime member of the Lake Butler V.F.W. Post 10082, and was a former Post Commander. He was a member of Lake Butler Church of God. Mr. Stalvey was a man that loved his family, and enjoyed family gatherings. He also enjoyed gardening and had some of the most beautiful flower gardens. Mr. Stalvey had five children from a previous marriage that he was proud of, and willingly accepted the role as a father to four daughters, two grandchildren and one great granddaughter from his wifes previous marriage. Mr. Stalvey was preceded in death by: his parents, Perry Stalvey, Lillie Lee McMikell Tyre and Marvin Tyre, Sr.; three sisters, Doris Shipp, Mary Lou Feagle, Sylvia Brantley; four brothers, James Tyre, Marvin Tyre, Jr., Johnny Mack Tyre, and Hubeart Tyre; daughter, Teresa Hart; and three grandchildren, Justin and Staci Eaves, and Faith Gray. Mr. Stalvey is survived by: his loving wife of 42 years, Shirley A. Stalvey of Lake Butler; a greatgranddaughter, Anistin Arvin that lived with him and his wife; two sons and six daughters, Roy P. (Cherri) Stalvey of Indiana, Timothy Stalvey of Lake City, Anneliese (Rickey) Stafford of Glen St. Mary, Deborah Dean of Jacksonville, Denise (Victor) Fundora of Lake City, Merrell (Evon) Colchiski of Ocala, Deborah Hart of Ocala, and Shawn (Keith) Gray of Texas; 20 grandchildren; 14 greatgrandchildren; three sisters, Irita John H. Loggins March 2, 1936 February 19, 2007 (Dad) A light is out within our household; your voice we loved is stilled. A place is vacant in our home which never can be filled. Some may think youre forgotten, on earth you are no more. In memory you are with us as you always were before. Love Us In Memory

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The list goes on..Call Mary Today at 904-964-6305 SR-230 E (2 miles east of US-301)B anquet Hall Driving Range Check out our web pagewww .starkegolf.com M emberships Available E xcellent Driving RangeP ro Shop Gift CertificatesG olf Lessons by AppointmentP rofessionally Run Tournaments H ome of the Strawberry Invitational Li ke us on facebook The Tornadoes scored nine runs on five hits, but it wasnt enough as the Bradford High School baseball team lost 10-9 to host Fort White in its District 5-4A opener on Feb. 14. Jacob Luke went 2-for-2 with a triple as the Tornadoes fell to 1-2. Bradford opened the season with a 12-2 road win over Middleburg on Feb. 10. Carson Yowell drove in three runs, going 2-for-4 with a home run, while Wyatt Barnes, David Hall and Jackson Reddish each drove in two runs. Hall was 2-for-3 with two doubles, while Barnes and Reddish were each 2-for-5, with Reddish hitting a triple. Matt Stanwix-Hay went 3-for4 with a double and an RBI, while Wyatt Collins was 2-for-5. Barnes (1-0) earned the win on the mound, giving up one run on two hits and two walks in four innings. He had five strikeouts. Caleb Polk pitched three innings of relief, giving up one run on four hits and no walks. On Feb. 13, Bradford traveled to play Creekside, losing 9-1. Luke and Yowell, who was 2-for-3, each hit a double, but the Tornadoes were limited to five hits. The Tornadoes played Gainesville this past Tuesday and will travel to play district opponent Santa Fe on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. Bradford returns home to play Ridgeview on Friday, Feb. 21, at 6 p.m. before traveling to play district opponent Interlachen on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 7 p.m. Bradford drops district opener in baseball After opening the season with a 15-0 win, the Union County High School softball team has lost four straight, with the latest loss coming by a score of 9-4 to host Baldwin on Feb. 13. Kayla Andrews hit a home run in the loss to Baldwin, but the Tigers (1-4) were held to five hits. In the season-opening win over visiting Hamilton County on Feb. 4, Katie Zipperer was 2-for-2 with three RBI, while Kaylan Tucker was 3-for-3 with a double and an RBI. Andrews, Jordyn Driggers, Jordan Howe, Kalyn Ingram, Kendallyn Johns and Devin Lewis each had an RBI. Holly Tucker earned the win, giving up no hits and striking out five in three innings. Kaylan Tucker also pitched, giving up no hits and striking out two. The Tigers committed seven errors and had no hits in a 14-1 loss to visiting Hilliard on Feb. 6. Zipperer, who was hit by a pitch, scored the lone run. Hilliard took advantage of seven walks against pitchers Holly Tucker and Kaylan Tucker. Nine of the Flashes runs were unearned. On Feb. 10, the Tigers traveled to play Interlachen, losing 5-4. Johns and Zipperer were each 2-for-3 with a double and two RBI. The Tigers played their first District 7-1A game on Feb. 11, with visiting Dixie County taking a 7-3 win. Andrews, Ingram and Zipperer each had an RBI, while Howe, Lewis and Kaylan Tucker were each 2-for-4. Madison McClellan was 2-for-2, while Johns hit a double. Union played Suwannee this past Tuesday and will host district Baldwin hands Tigers 4th straight softball loss Cole Kite, who had two triples, and Colten McAlister each drove in three runs for the Union County High School baseball team, which defeated host Melody Christian 14-0 in five innings on Feb. 14. Kite and McAlister were 2-for2 and 2-for-3, respectively, as the Tigers improved to 3-0. Trey Owen drove in two runs, while Caleb Cox, Josh Glover, Corey Hersey, T.J. Rogers and Chris Starling each drove in one. James Ford (1-0) started on the mound, giving up no hits and striking out five in three innings. Rogers gave up no hits in one inning of relief, while Glover gave up one hit in one inning. Union opened the season with a 4-2 road win over Interlachen on Feb. 11. Glover and Owen, who was 2-for-4 with a double, each drove in a run, while McAlister and Hersey were 3-for-3 and 2-for-4, respectively. One of Herseys hits was a triple. Owen (1-0) earned the win, giving up two runs on four hits and one walk in four innings. He struck out five. Jordan Bryant threw two innings of relief, giving up two hits and no walks, while Ty Cook earned the save, giving up no hits and no walks in one inning. In the Tigers first home game, Hersey pitched a shutout over five innings of a 2-1 win over Suwannee on Feb. 13. Hersey (1-0) gave up two hits and struck out six, while Cook recorded his second save of the season, giving up one run on one hit and one walk in one inning. Ford also pitched, giving up one hit and no walks in one inning. He had three strikeouts. Kite, who drew two walks, scored one run, while Starling, who was 2-for-2 on stolen-base attempts, scored the other. Union was limited to three hits, but Suwannee committed five fielding errors. Union played District 7-1A opponent Williston this past Tuesday and will host Class 4A Fort White on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 7 p.m. The Tigers travel to play Hamilton County on Friday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. before traveling to play Bell on Monday, Feb. 24, at 7 p.m. On Tuesday, Feb. 25, the Tigers return home to play Crescent City at 5 p.m. Union remains undefeated after 14-0 win Keystone Heights High School was held to no hits in a season-opening loss to Clay, but rebounded with a 10-0 win over visiting Ridgeview on Feb. 13. The Indians (1-1) scored three runs each in the first and second innings, with Morgan Bass hitting an RBI double in the first. Storm Miller, who hit a solo home run in the fourth, went 2-for-3 with two RBI, while Bryce Plummer was 2-for-3 with an RBI. Kyle Hix, Tyler Keaton, Tristan Starling and Jerrett Tschorn each had an RBI, while Morgan Smith hit a double. Starling (1-0) earned the win on the mound, giving up three hits and no walks in four innings. He had nine strikeouts. Plummer and Dean Dukes each gave up one hit in one inning of relief. Keystone played St. Augustine this past Tuesday and will travel to play District 5-4A opponent Interlachen on Friday, Feb. 21, at 7 p.m. On Tuesday, Feb. 25, the Indians host Buchholz at 7 p.m. Indians bounce back for 10-0 win opponent Williston on Thursday, Feb. 20, at 6 p.m. The Tigers travel to play district opponent Williston on Friday, Feb. 21, at 6 p.m. before traveling to play district opponent Newberry on Tuesday, Feb. 25, at 6 p.m.

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Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 9B RETAIL SPACE IN BUSY STRIP CENTER. 1,000 sq ft. and 2,000 sq. ft. units. South HWY 301 frontage, across from the KOA Campground. Call 352-235-1675. FOR RENT PROFES SIONAL OFFICE, 1,500 sq ft.$1,000/mo.up to 3,000 sq ft. contiguous $2,000/mo. Warehouse 3,000 sq. ft. $800/mo. Smith & Smith Realty. 904-964-9222. SUITE OF OFFICES IN CLUDES Kitchen, Show er, Washer Dryer. Down town STARKE $1000/ mo For information Call 904-364-9022. 49 Mobile Homes For Sale I BUY USED MOBILE HOMES. CASH!! Paid immediately. 904259-4663. NEW 2014 28x80 HUGE 28x80, 4 BEDROOM LIVE OAK HOME $59,900. Set up, A/C, steps, & skirt ing included. Call 904259-4663. Waynefrier macclenny.com. BRAND NEW 3 BED ROOM 28x60 DOUBLE WIDE $49,900 Includes Setup, AC, Steps, and Skirting 904-2594663, waynefrier macclenny.com. USED SWMH, GREAT SHAPE,METAL ROOF, $9900 Setup & Delivered 904-259-4663. 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trip resulted in a diagnosis that Ryan found hard to believe congestive heart failure. I said, My what? I almost started laughing, Ryan said, adding that he felt perfectly fine at that time. Ryan was transported from Starke to Gainesville, where he underwent more testing. He was told the congestive heart failure was due to a worsening of his cardiomyopathy. Barbara said she was amazed when she saw Ryans chest X-rays. I always said he had a big heart, Barbara said, referring to Ryans personality, but he literally has a huge heart. On the X-ray, the lungs were amazingly small looking to the human eye because the heart was so big. Ryan was set to undergo yet another surgery, this time a myectomy to actually trim the heart muscle so that its not blocking blood vessels. Ryan said his condition was comparable to someone with 40-50-percent blockage of the arteries. Part of the surgery would entail stopping Ryans heart and keeping him alive on a machine. He told the doctor who was to perform the surgery he wasnt too wild about that idea. He made me laugh, Ryan said. He said, Your heart has been working hard for 36 or 37 years. Why dont you let it rest for 45 minutes? I thought that was funny. The surgery was supposed to last three to four hours. It was actually 11 hours. Barbara said the support of family and friends was certainly a big help during that length of time, but it didnt ease the anxiety over why the surgery was taking so long. That experience is almost surreal, Barbara said. You have to remove yourself from your body. Maybe thats a coping skill that helps us to deal with the fear and the unknown outcome. I felt almost a numbness for those 11 hours. When one of the surgeons finally greeted the family in the waiting room, he said there was good news and bad news. The good news was that the surgery was a success. The bad news was that Ryans cardiomyopathy was the worst case he and the other surgeon had seen. The surgeon told the family the surgery had bought Ryan some time, but that he would probably need a heart transplant in the future. In the meantime, Ryans recovery was a bit rocky, though there was a silver lining to his ordeal. 10B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 D.O.T Physicals must be done by a National Registry Certified Medical Examiner ALL of your Drug & Alcohol Testing needsCall Us TodayFLORIDA WORKPLACE SAFETY & TESTING (904)769-1738 THE OFFICE SHOP130 West Call St. Starke, FL 32091FAX(904)964-6905www.theofficeshopofstarke.com B ARGAIN B UYS PHONE(904)964-5764 REDDISH Continued from 1B Recovery and renewal He was anticipating a hospital stay of approximately five days. Instead, his stay lasted 51 days. For starters, Ryans chest could not be closed following the surgery because of swelling. His chest remained open for four days. Ryan said he didnt realize that was possible, but then again, he wasnt aware of any of it. Much of the time, of course, he was intubated, Barbara said. In the first few days following surgery, he was very medicated. We were just so distraught. The nurses assured us, He will not remember all of this. You will be the ones who will remember it. While he was in the hospital, Ryans sodium levels dropped to such low levels he was not even allowed to drink water. At one point, it appeared as if he was going to have to go on dialysis because his kidneys were failing. He also developed a blood clot in one of his legs as well as in his lungs. During that time, Ryan was receiving prayers from multiple churches. Barbara said people she didnt even know were praying for her son. Its at a time like this that you appreciate the fact you live in a small town, Barbara said. People rally behind you whenever you are in need. Ryan and his family will tell you his recovery is an example of Gods work. Take for example how Ryans kidneys were functioning normally the day after doctors had decided he was most likely going to have to start dialysis. The doctors couldnt explain the turnaround, Barbara said. Ryan said his faith strengthened after all he went through. He said he wasnt a heathen by any means, but admitted that his faith going into the surgery was more in the doctors abilities than it was in God. Ryan said he hardly prayed prior to the surgery. I didnt think about what was really important and what I should be thinking about, he said. Ryan said he had trouble breathing at one point during his hospital stay. He was convinced he had blood clots in his lungs or something that was causing him to labor so when taking a breath, but hospital staff seemed convinced he was having a panic attack. (It was discovered several days later that Ryan did have blood clots in his lungs.) At night, Ryan said he had a heart-to-heart talk with God. He admitted that he had a great life and that if he was to die that night, he would die a happy man. In fact, Ryan said he was almost convinced that he was going to die. He made it a point to call his wife just so he could tell her he loved her one last time. The following morning, Ryan woke up and felt fine. As the sun shone through the window, he whispered to himself over and over again, Praise God. Ryan said he was in no way the same kind of person as Charles Dickens Ebenezer Scrooge, but said he went through a similar transformation. He described that morning as the switch, which was the moment he said to himself that he was going to take a good life and make it even better. I feel like Ive been taught a lesson by Goddont be too cocky about things, Ryan said. Ive been humbled. I think it has definitely helped me in my faith. I feel like Im a better man because of it. Living life to the fullest Ryan may not be skydiving, mountain climbing, riding a bull or participating in any similar sort of dangerous endeavor, but he said he can relate to the Tim McGraw song Live Like You Were Dying. He feels like hes been given a second chance. Im not saying Im doing anything crazy, but Im going to be a lot happier about my life, Ryan said. I just appreciate things a lot more. I let go of things more. Im just glad Im here. Im glad I can walk. I can jump. I can runa little bit. I need to lose a few poundsIm the heaviest Ive ever beenbut I physically feel the best I have ever felt in my adult life. Why not enjoy life? Ryan said hes got everything he needs, including a family he loves very much. He and his wife, Jennifer, have two daughters: Alyssa (11) and Sabella (1). Plus, a son is due to arrive at the end of April. And what about that bad news that was delivered following Ryans surgery? Ryan said he hasnt given much thought to the possibility of needing a heart transplant. He said hes been told that could be 15-20 years away. Ryan feels too good right now to be concerned. Plus, he considers himself blessed, no matter what hes gone through and what his future holds. Whenever you feel sorry for yourself, you can look around, and I guarantee you will find somebody way worse off than you are, Ryan said. As Ryan put it, Gods been too good to me. That attitude cant help but affect those who know Ryan. He has been a blessing to me, to my family and to everyone who knows him, Barbara said. He has inspired me. Ryan Reddish is pictured with his family: wife, Jennifer, 1-year-old daughter Sabella and 11-yearold daughter Alyssa. Ryan and Jennifer are expecting a son, whose due date is April 29.