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Community comes out for Miles for Moms 5K, 3A Tigers lose 3-2 in baseball Union County Times Union County Times USPS 648-200 Lake Butler, Florida Thursday, May 8, 2014 102 nd Year 2nd Issue 75 CENTS 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 Wounded Warrior fundraiser, May 9Lake Butler FFA is partnering up with the Spirit of Union County Tiger Band and Union County High School JROTC to raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project. They invite everyone to come out and support the inaugural Tigers Forever Strong event and cake auction on Friday, May 9, at 7 p.m. at the Union County High School auditorium. All proceeds benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Come support our veterans. For more info, contact Lake Butler Sr. FFA Adviser Erin Johnson at 386-496-4196 or johnsone@union.k12.fl.us .New River Library budget & regular meeting, May 8The Governing Board of the New River Public Library Cooperative will hold a budget meeting on Thursday, May 8, at 3:30 p.m., immediately followed by a regular meeting at the New River Regional Landfill on State Road 121 north of Raiford. County commissioners special meeting, May 12The Union County Board of County Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Monday, May 12, at 8:30 a.m. in the county commission room in the courthouse.SAR meeting, May 12The Lake City Chapter of The Sons of The American Revolution will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, May 12, at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at Grand China Buffet, which is located at 345 West Duval Street in Lake City.   S peakers will be from the Drug Task Force. Visitors welcome. For more information, call Ralph Wright at 386-961-9112.LBES kindergarten orientation, May 14Lake Butler Elementary School will be hosting its annual kindergarten orientation on Wednesday, May 14, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Preregistration for this event must be completed by Monday, May 12. Registration packets are available in the front office.   Completed registration packets should include the childs original birth certificate, a Florida shot record and physical, the childs social security card, the parent or guardians photo identification and proof of residency such as a utility bill with the parent or guardians name and service address on it.Annual Parrish family reunion, May 18The annual Parrish family reunion will be held on Sunday, May 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lake Butler Community Center. All friends and relatives are invited. Bring your favorite meat, vegetable, drink and dessert to be shared. Paper goods and ice will be furnished. For more info, call Regina Parrish or Jackie Cunningham. Union County Sheriff Brad Whitehead is seated next to a chair left vacant in honor of his father, Jerry Whitehead, during the Bradford-Union Law Enforcement Memorial held on May 1 in Starke. (Full story, 1B.) BY VINCENT ALEX BROWN Times Editor The family of the late Union County Sheriffs Office Deputy Renee D. Azure, who was killed in the line of duty on Aug. 6, 2002, traveled to Tallahassee to remember her at the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial Wall. Accompanied by UCSO deputies, they joined others as part of the annual ceremony held on the first Monday of each May. The wall lists all the deputies killed in the line of duty in the state of Florida. Union County has three names on it: Azure along with Deputies Hal P. Croft and Ronald Jackson, both killed on May 23, 1961. Azure was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a burglar alarm in Raiford just past midnight. While responding, her patrol car went out of control on State Road 121 just north of Lake Butler and struck several trees. Azure was thrown from the patrol car and died at the scene. Azure was the first female deputy for UCSO. She had been employed with her agency for five months, and had been in law enforcement for two years. At the time she was survived by her 3-year-old daughter, parents, and sister. She was two months pregnant. Croft and Jackson were shot and killed while serving an arrest warrant in Raiford on Joe Reddish for firing a shotgun into an occupied dwelling. Reddish opened fire with a shotgun as they stepped onto his front porch and then took Crofts service revolver and shot himself in the chest. Reddish recovered from his wounds and was charged with two counts of first-degree murder. Reddish was convicted of both murders and sentenced to death. In 1964 he was tried again after the Florida Supreme Court overturned his original murder conviction on grounds his conviction should not have been admitted as evidence. He was subsequently sentenced to two life terms and in 1976 his appeal for a new trial was denied. At the time Croft was survived by his wife and child. Along with the Azure family, other families, law enforcement members and local community members added seven officers names to the memorial wall, according to WTSP 10 News in Tampa Bay. Attorney General Pam Bondi was among the list of speakers. That morning, bagpipes sounded for the death of 14 law enforcement officers being honored at this years memorial, but the weekend death of FHP Trooper Fallen officers rememberedUC remembers its own, here and in Tallahassee Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial Wall in Tallahassee on Monday, Swingin!On Saturday, April 26, the Union County High School Jazz Band hosted a dinner and swing dance at the Lake Butler Elementary School cafeteria. Around 100 people attended and helped the band program on its way to raising funds for concert uniforms. Currently, students wear their marching band uniforms even for concert band performances. Concert attire will provide a nicer look and be more comfortable than the heavy wool marching uniforms. The jazz band played, the Tigerettes performed, band members served and people dancedfrom swing to slow. We will definitely do more of these, Director of Bands Kelly Dorsey said. So many people encouraged us to do more of these types of events because they enjoyed it so much. 2 arrested in UC during multi-agency drug bustOn Thursday, May 1, Union County Sheriff Brad Whitehead announced the arrest of two Alachua County suspects for drug trafficking just outside of Lake Butler as part of a multi-agency drug task force. Travis Lamar Trap Norris, 34, and Winifred Alfonso, 57, McAllister, were the latest in a three-month-long undercover drug operation headed by Union deputies. At around 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30, deputies from Union and Bradford counties, along with the inspector gen erals office of the Florida Department of Corrections, con ducted the operation just off of C.R. 231, across the Reception and Medical Center Work Camp south of Lake Butler. Both suspects were charged with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and using electronic devices to conduct drug transactions and possession of spring-assisted weapon. In a release from the Union County Sheriffs Office, Whitehead stated the seizure of illegal narcotics included   several grams of cocaine and marijuana along with cash and Norris rental car. Whitehead added that the suspect has been routinely conducting business in Union County, and today it ended. Additional drug charges are forthcoming from previous undercover operations involving both of these suspects. The narcotics moving in and out of this region are a plague to law enforcement and our citizens and I dont think anyone wants this going on around our children, Whitehead said following the arrest. I want Union County to continue to be a place that will not tolerate drugs. Whitehead also stated that the counterdrug task force will be very aggressive in going after anyone possessing and/ or selling narcotics. Numerous other arrests are forthcoming. Contact the sheriffs office with any information at 386-496-2501 or sheriff@unionsheriff.us. You can remain anonymous by visiting the UCSO website at www.unionsheriff.us and then clicking SEND A CRIME TIP. You can also follow UCSO on their Facebook page and receive the latest alerts at www.facebook.com/unionsheriff

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2A Union County Times Thursday, May 8, 2014 LAKE BUTLER FARM CENTER CELEBRATES OPENING OF NEW PAINT STUDIOLake Butler, FL, April 28, 2014 The paint department at Lake Butler Farm Center, along with the 3200 other Ace Hardware stores across the country, has undergone a complete transformation. Officially re-launching this month as The Paint Studio, this newly designed boutiquestyle shopping experience offers an expanded, premium line of products in an inspiring array of colors. Paired with the helpful, neighborly advice you can expect at Lake Butler Farm Center, The Paint Studio provides a worldclass paint experience right in your neighborhood. With eyecatching color racks filled with a large selection of gorgeous colors, along with smaller, curated collections of color, The Paint Studio was designed with color displays and tools to help customers easily find their perfect color from inspiring style ideas, to innovative boutique drawers, trendproof color trios, and creative paint projects suggestions. The Paint Studio creates an engaging, store-within-a-store shopping experience and promotes confident color selections. The Paint Studio Grand Opening weekend, which for the first time ever will feature a Buy One, Get One Free Paint Offer from Ace Hardware, is Homeowners who stop by The Paint Studio may purchase a gallon of Clark+Kensington or Valspar Optimus in the color of their choice and receive a second gallon free. We cant wait for our customers to experience The Paint Studio. We believe it will truly transform their paint shopping experience, said Greg Williams of Lake Butler Farm Center. The grand opening is the perfect opportunity for homeowners to stop by our store for all the helpful, neighborly advice they need to select the perfect color while taking advantage of special promotions and offers including Buy One, Get One Free event. As part of The Paint Studios expanded product assortment, Lake Butler Farm Center now features leading national paint brand Valspar. The new Valspar line, exclusive to Ace Hardware, features three different products designed to meet the needs of every customer and an expertly chosen color palette of tried-and-true hues. uctimes@windstream.net 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. Heather Padgett Bookkeeping:Joan Stewart-JonesUnion 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 TIMES25 E. Main Street Lake Butler, FL 32054Subscription Rate in Trade Area $39.00 per year: $20.00 six months Outside Trade Area: $39.00 per year: $20.00 six months 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.) UC petition qualifying ends at noon, May 19Qualifying by petition for elected positions in Union County will end at noon on Monday, May 19, for anyone interested in becoming a candidate by the petition method. For more info or if you have any questions, call the Union County Supervisor of Elections at 386-496-2236.Princess Party at FGC, May 17Local girls will be given a chance to become princesses for a day on May 17 thanks to Florida Gateway College cosmetology students. They will host a Princess Party from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on for girls between the ages of 3 and 10. Girls will receive a new hairstyle, manicure and makeup, along with a princess tiara and wand.UC Tobacco Free Partnership scholarship deadline is May 9The Union County Tobacco Free Partnership is offering a college scholarship to qualified SWAT members to receive an award up to $500 of financial assistance for college. Applicants must be a Union County High School senior, a member of SWAT for at least two years and an active member and plan to attend college. Applications are available in the guidance office. Submit applications by May 9 to: Tobacco Prevention Program, 495 E. Main St., Lake Butler, FL 32054.LBWC scholarship deadline is May 12The Lake Butler Womans Club is offering a scholarship for a female resident of Union County to attend an accredited university or college in the state of Florida. The scholarship will pay $500 to the individual. If you are interested in applying, you can pick up an application packet from Tangelia Mackey in the guidance department at Union County High School. All applications must be submitted by May 12.Ester King scholarship deadline is May 29Applications are now available for pickup at Union County High School or the District School Board Office. Deadline for applications is May 29. An ACT score of 18 or higher is required. Call 386-496-3040 or 386496-2045 ext. 238 with any questions.Delta Kappa Gamma offering scholarship to area womenThe Alpha Nu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma is offering a $500 scholarship for a Bradford-Union area female graduate and/or resident. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and enable them to obtain a degree in the field of education. Applicants must be enrolled full time at an accredited college or university and near completion of two years (four semesters) of undergraduate coursework. For more info and an application, call 904-964-6186 or 352-468-6884. etc. Chelsea Richard weighed on everyones mind, WTSP said. Richard was struck and killed by a vehicle while investigating an accident on Interstate 75. She was speaking with a tow truck driver and one of the occupants when they were hit by a pickup truck while another accident occurred at the same location. The 30-year-old trooper is survived by her grandparents, parents, a brother and her 4-yearold son, Clayton. We are all heartbroken that Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Chelsea Richard, John Duggan and George Robert Phillips were struck and killed yesterday, Bondi said in a statement released on May 4. Trooper Richard was killed in the line of duty, working to keep Floridas roadways safe. My FHP Trooper friends are devastated, and my thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Trooper Chelsea Richard, John Duggan and George Robert Phillips as we all mourn their loss. Everyone at the memorial held a moment of silence for Richard. Hundreds of law enforcement officers, families and friends paid homage to those who lost their lives in the line of duty. Each family placed a rose on a state map in the area where their loved one had lost their life, WTSP said. Among those were four deputies killed in 2013 and another three law enforcement members killed in 2011. Seven other recentlydiscovered slain officers and deputies were honored as well. Last year was the first event held at the memorial wall. The fallen officers ceremony is expected to continue to take place there, according to WTSP. WCTV in Tallahassee reported that on Monday, about 400 law enforcement officers marched down Monroe Street, ending at the Florida Capitol where the Fraternal Order of Police held its 32nd Annual Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. They were joined by those with the Florida Police Chiefs Association. The FOP said it wasnt a time to mourn, but, a time to embrace and comfort those left behind. Locally, the Bradford-Union Law-Enforcement Memorial was held at the downtown square in Starke on Thursday, May 1. Union County Sheriff Brad Whitehead read aloud the names of the six individuals who have died in the line of service to Union County: Deputies Croft, Jackson and Azure along with Department of Corrections officers Paul Jordan on Jan. 24, 1976, John S. Dennard on May 5, 1983, and Adam Sanderson on March 6, 2009. The families that are here tonight know all too well that you never really get over losing a loved one, Whitehead said. Whitehead can relate as he and others remembered his father, the late Jerry Whitehead who served as Union Countys sheriff from 1984 until his death from illness on Dec. 18, 2013. (See the full story and more photos from the local memorial ceremony in Regional News, 1B.) The month of May is dedicated to honoring fallen officers. In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week, which this year is May 11-17. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. The Memorial Fund (along with Concerns of Police Survivors, the Fraternal Order of Police and the FOP Auxiliary) is a principal organizer of National Police Week, the annual tribute to law enforcement service and sacrifice that is held each May in Washington, D.C. The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is a focal point of the National Police Week observance in Washington where they host both formal ceremonies such as the annual Candlelight Vigil each May 13 and impromptu, individual tributes to American fallen heroes of law enforcement. The Memorial hosts a number of other commemorative events throughout the year. These include the annual Wreathlaying ceremony to mark the Memorials dedication on October 15, 1991; an Engraving Day each April to kick off the solemn ritual of adding new names to the Memorial; and various special events for honored guests and notable anniversary dates, such as September 11. UCSO Lt. Lyn Williams said that May 15 is one of only a few days that our national flag can be flown at half-staff. The names of the fallen UCSO deputies are remembered online at unionsheriff.us/memorial.html .Continued from 1A On Tuesday, May 6, Union County Sheriff Brad Whitehead announced five more arrests in a three-month-long undercover sting operation for the possession and sale of narcotics. Among those arrested through the Union County Sheriffs Office executing search warrants were these Lake Butler men: Curtis Lamont Harold, 28; Durante Corbitt, 20; Ethan Anderson, 34; Carl Rowe, 32; and Ladarius Highland, 21. Each of these arrests involved the possession and sale of cocaine as well as the delivery of cocaine and the use of electronic devices in the drug trade. These charges stem from undercover operations where purchases were made and suspects delivered the narcotics, often within the proximity of city parks, churches and/or federal housing authorities. Under Florida law, selling, possessing and/or delivering narcotics within 1,000 feet of these premises result in enhanced penalties and an increase in the degree of felony charges. The UCSO counter-drug task force includes deputies from Union and Bradford counties. We are continuing to maximize our efforts using a multi-agency approach to go after the drug dealers across boundaries Whitehead said in a release from UCSO. As I travel throughout the county, I have talked with countless families who are tired of the plague of drugs in our region and I want to assure everyone that possessing, selling or participating in the drug trade will not be tolerated here. My office will be vigilant and aggressive in seeking out those dealing drugs. It is everyones job to protect our way of life and our children. Enough is enough, said Whitehead. My office is fully engaged. Since late January when Whitehead was appointed to the office by Governor Rick Scott, the sheriffs office task force has worked 27 cases on narcotics and has seized nearly 100 grams of illegal narcotics which include cocaine, crack, illegally obtained prescription pills, synthetic drugs and marijuana, resulting in street values in the thousands of dollars. According to Whitehead, the plague of drugs in the region precipitates a rise in stolen property activity. It also has direct affects on economic development activities in the county. Many business leaders have indicated their desire to work together in attacking this issue, Whitehead said. Mainly, the people throughout the county have told me that they do not want drugs to continue to destroy families and threaten our children in our schools or the way of life here. I am going to use every resource I can to do my best to stop this, Whitehead added. The plague of drugs affects everyone regardless of economic stature, race or religion. This is about making our choices in this county to let all those who deal drugs know that your days are numbered. Whitehead encourages all citizens to continue to call the sheriffs office and send them messages through their website and social media network. UCSO stated that the arrests today are the latest in an ongoing battle. Many other warrants are being prepared and more arrests are forthcoming shortly. Contact the sheriffs office with any information at 386-4962501 or sheriff@unionsheriff.us. You can remain anonymous by visiting the UCSO website at www.unionsheriff.us and then clicking SEND A CRIME TIP. You can also follow UCSO on their Facebook page and receive the latest alerts at www.facebook.com/unionsheriff .UCSO arrests 5 in another drug bustWorks with Bradford in 3-month sting operation Curtis Lamont Harold Ladarius Highland

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Thursday, May 8, 2014 Union County Times 3A DAWN CORBETTINSURANCE AGENCY(904) 964-7707FREE Insurance Quotes No obligation...Call Today! is the perfect time for Grannies, Moms, Dads, Grandparents and others to recognize their graduates achievements. Print them for the world to see...Only$30THE UNION COUNTY TIMES 25 East Main St Lake Butler386-496-2261Email your message and/or photo & your phone # to ads@bctelegraph.com or take your copy to: For your convenience, you can also bring your photo and information by the Bradford County Telegraph at 131 West Call St. in Starke between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. HURRY! DEADLINE IS 3 P.M. FRIDAY, MAY 23UCHS Graduation May 30, 2014 UCT Legals 5/8/14 The Board of County Commission ers are seeking sealed request for proposals/bids for a 60 x 40 struc ture to serve as the vol. fire station in Palestine. Interested contractors should apply by May 16th at 2:00 pm. For more information please contact Dianne Hannon at (386) 496-4241. All bids will be publicly opened in the County Commission at 3:00 pm on May 16th. 5/1 2tchg 5/8-UCT WHEREAS, the board of County Commissioners of Union County, Florida has created a Union County Special Library District by Ordinance 883, and WHEREAS, it is necessary to fund the Union County Special Library District by levy of up to and not exceeding one half (1/2) mill of ad valorem taxes; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of County Commissioners of Union County, Florida, as follows: SECTION 1, FUNDING A. The Board of County Commissioners herein directs the Union County Supervisor of Elections to place upon the First Primary Election Ballot, to be held August 26, 2014, the following: For the continued funding of the Union County Special Library District by taxation of up to (1/2) mill of ad va lorem taxes. Against the continued funding of the Union County Special Library District ad valorem taxes. B. The Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners is hereby directed to forward a certified true copy of this Ordinance to the Union County Supervisor of Elections upon its final adoption. C. If the majority of the qualified elec tors voting in the referendum election, called for and provided in Section 2(A) above, vote in favor of the fund ing of Union County Special District, then, in that event, the funding of the Union County Special Library District for fiscal years October 1, 2015 through September 30,2017, will be taxation of up to (1/2) mill of ad valor em taxes, and all property subject to assessment of ad valorem taxes shall be taxed accordingly. D. If the majority of qualified electors voting in the referendum election, provided for in Section 2 (A) above, vote against the funding of the Union County Special Library District, then, in that event, this Ordinance shall be automatically repealed. SECTION 3, DISPOSITION OF PROCEEDS Those funds obtained from the levy of the ad valorem taxes on all real and tangible, taxable property within the boundaries of Union County Special Library District, shall be used solely for the purpose of construction, operating and maintaining the Library facilities to the citizens of Union County, Florida and for no other purpose. SECTION 4, COLLECTION OF AD VALOREM TAXES FOR THE UNION COUNTY SPECIAL LIBRARY DISTRICT The herein provided for the ad valorem tax shall be levied and collected in the manner provided for the levy and collection of the County ad valorem taxes. The Union County Board of Commissioners shall certify annually to the Property Appraiser of Union County, Florida the millage to be levied for the Union County Special Library District. Taxes collected shall be remitted by the Union County Tax Collector to the Clerk of the Court in and for Union County, Florida who shall be the Ex-Officio Clerk and Treasure for the Union County Special Library District. SECTION 5, REIMBURSEMENT FOR FUNDS FOR ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANCE BY COUNTY OFFICERS All cost and expenses incurred by a Constitutional Officer of Union County, Florida in performing any of the provisions of this ordinance may be reimbursed by the Union County Special Library District to said Consti tutional Officer; said reimbursements however, shall not collectively exceed ten percent (10) of the revenues col lected within the Union County Spe cial Library District in any budget year. SECTION 6, CONSTRUCTION This Ordinance shall be liberally con strued in order to effectuate the leg islative intent of the Board of County Commissioners, Union County, Florida. SECTION 7, SEVERABILITY It is declared to be the intent of the Board of County Commissioners, Union County, Florida, that if any section, subsection, sentence, clause, phrase or provision of the Ordinance is held invalid or unconstitutional such invalidity unconstitutional shall not be construed as to render invalid or unconstitutional the remaining provisions of this Ordinance. SECTION 8, EFFECTIVE DATE This Ordinance shall become effective by law. The Board of County Commissioners of Union County will have a special meeting regarding this proposed ordi nance on May 19th at 5:55 p.m. 5/1 2tchg 5/8-UCT Fax legals to 904-964-8628. legals@bctelegraph.com Legals Annette Redman running for LB commission(The following is a statement of intention to run for public office, submitted by the candidate.) Dear Citizens of Lake Butler, My name is Annette Redman and I am running for Seat 3 on the City Commission for Lake Butler. I was born and raised in Lake Butler. I am a graduate of the class of 1975 of Union County High School. I am a member of a solid family of Union County and an active member of Little Rock Church of Lake Butler. I served and retired as a Sergeant First Class (SFC) from the U.S. Army with honor, courage, integrity and dedication for our country and for freedom for all citizens. I am now working for the Union County School District at Lake Butler Elementary School, helping to give our young people a strong foundation in education and hope for a brighter future. My strongest attributes are my positive attitude, ability to work well with others and a willingness to see the job through. My dedication to be honest and transparent will carry over into my position as your city commissioner. I want to be your voice on all issues concerning our great city, our hometown that we love. On June 24, make your vote count. Please vote for Annette Redman for city commissionera voice that cares! damage was extensive to the end of the home including Victory Christian hosts Miles for Moms5K run/walk brings out the community in spite of weather Butler hosted a community 5K run/walk event called Miles for Mom. The goal was to create an event for individuals who are currently enrolled and also bound for college by will received T-shirts, gift bags and snacks. with Union County Tax Collector Lisa B. Johnson. George Green is in the background. ran in it. event to kick things off as did Union County High School

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4A Union County Times Thursday, May 8, 2014 Promote Service Business with a TOOT YOUR OWN HORN! Email your med-to-hi-resolution digital photo (150dpi+) & ad text to: b y 5pm Monday OR bring it to:Br adford County Telegraph Union County Times Lake Region Monitor(9 04) 964-6305We ll help you design your ad cash/check/credit cards accepted all for only /wk covering Bradford, Union & Clay Counties a in our weekly community giveaway paper: Stand out from the crowd Promote YOUR Servicewith aClassified Photo AdActual Size Ad Sample School Kindall Johnson, Jaci Patrick, Cole Karleigh White. LEFT: (Back row, Katie Wade, Hannah Sherrod, Justin (Front row, l-r) Katelynn Jenkins, Hance Jones, Jordan Sanderson, Ethan Hancock, Graham, and Third GradeJasmin James, Madison Hardcastle, Matt Hedrick, Michael Mohl, Haylee Tanner, Sellers, Kendal Forsyth, Macy Waylen Tetstone, Michael Young, Tamia Young, Ben Handley, Matthew Laux, Johniya Henderson, Colin Barrett, Erin Hailey Bradley, Keaton Holmes, Chelsea Keen, Hailey Maloney, Tristen Woodall, Hayley Parker and Catalina Sweat. Vendor selected to build UCHS greenhouseStructure will serve local schools and the communityBY VINCENT ALEX BROWN Times Editor Last month, the Union County School Board approved the selection of Grower Structures by Home-Craft, LLC to build a greenhouse at Union County High School. In October 2012, UCHS agricultural education teacher and FFA adviser Amie Imler applied for a grant through the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The agency has a facility enhancement grant program that is funded by the legislature each year contingent upon sufficient funds in the annual state budget. The high schools budget is for $50,000 to build a new greenhouse since the original structure was damaged beyond repair by the hurricanes of 2004, according to Imler. Although we have somewhat of a structure nowonly a skeleton frameI had some greenhouse consultants from the University of Florida come by to evaluate the current structure and they recommended starting over, so thats why we proceeded with the grant, she wrote in an email. The grant was also written in conjunction with the Union County Extension Service. We will not only use the greenhouse for high school and middle school agriculture programs but also for community extension programs, she added. The greenhouse will have both traditional bench-top production as well as hydroponic production. Hydroponics is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil. She said the grant was approved last summer by the state legislature and since has worked with local and out-ofstate companies to secure bids for the structure. As a result, Bradenton-based Grower Structures was chosen out of four final bids. They will build a 24-foot wide by 48-foot long structurea total of 1,152 square feetwith a gutter height of 10 feet for $43,404. It will be skinned with clear material and include two doors, fans and cooling pads, heaters, a control system, a shade cloth, hanging basket runs and benches. Total materials come to $29,304; labor and equipment costs total $11,600; and freight is $2,500. Amie Imler has done most of the groundwork on this, UCHS Principal Mike Ripplinger told the Union County Board of County Commissioners at their November 18 meeting last year. She deserves the praise. Looks like all that work is paying off for students and the community alike. Imler expects construction to begin before June 30.

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Thursday, May 8, 2014 Union County Times 5A 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 A key to properly understanding what God requires of us today is learning which covenant we are under. At Mount Sinai God made a covenant with the children of Israel, which included the Ten Commandments among other things (Deuteronomy 4:13; 5:1-3). However, Jeremiah spoke of a day when God would make a new covenant with His people (Jeremiah 31:31-34). The book of Hebrews teaches we are under this new covenant today (Hebrews 8:7-13). Christ through His death abolished in His flesh the enmity the law of commandments contained in ordinance (Ephesians 2:15) and wiped out the handwriting of requirements that was against us having nailed it to the cross (Colossians 2:14). Therefore, since the death of Christ the Old Law has been removed and now we are under the law of Christ (Galatians 6:2), the perfect law of liberty (James 1:25). 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. 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. School Kitchens. (Front row, l-r) Laura Park, Ethan Thomas, and Peter Merola. Fourth Grade Freeman, Lily Giles, Jessica Hall, Lauren Smith, Summer Bridges, Charlotte Gambel, Sierra Garland, Makenna Lee, are constructing and engineering rockets with combustible engines as well as water bottle rockets that they will launch    

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6A Union County Times Thursday, May 8, 2014 Its an honor to celebrate the nurses of Haven Hospice in Union County who provide comfort, care and compassion to the patients and families we serve each and every day. National Nurses Week May 6-12, 2014 800.HOSPICE (467.7423) | havenhospice.org You are the difference!At Haven Hospice, we believe our staff and volunteers are the difference. rfntb rf ntand soreness nb naches THG-13903 Meet your new Tigerettes(Front row, l-r) Mascot: (Middle row, l-r) Shelby Tara Parrish,   Merideth Schmidt, Shiann Hutchison, (Back row, l-r) Shyann Kaylie Whitehead, Carissa   Samantha Massey and LBES celebrates Earth Dayen learned about renewable and nonrenewable resources as Bailey, Briyanna Swafford and Brandon Stansel-Smith.

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Union County: UCSO deputies Hal Croft (May 23, 1961) and Ronald Jackson (May 23, 1961), Department of Corrections officers Paul Jordan (Jan. 24, 1976) and John S. Dennard (May 5, 1983), UCSO Deputy Renee D. Azure (Aug. 6, 2002) and Department of Corrections officer Adam Sanderson (March 6, 2009). Bradford County Sheriffs Office Capt. Brad Smith and Starke Police Department Capt. annual Bradford-Union Law Enforcement Memorial, held at the downtown square in Starke on May 1. Most people will never know what the family of law enforcement has to endure each and every day when they take to the streets, Bradford County Sheriff Gordon Smith said. Most return to their respective homes when their shifts are over, but some have paid a tremendous price in carrying out their duties. The families that are here tonight know all too well that you never really get over losing a loved one, Union County Sheriff Brad Whitehead said. Since Dec. 25, 1885, 25 have given their lives during service to Bradford and Union counties. They are not to be forgotten, but Whitehead encouraged the crowd to make those memories positive ones. The heroes we are honoring tonight should not be remembered for how they died, Whitehead said. They will be remembered for how they live. Whitehead read aloud the names of the six individuals who have died in the line of service to BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Family members, law enforcement officers and members of the community at large gathered to pay their respects to the memories of those who gave their lives in the service of making their homes as safe as possible at the Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, May 8, 2014News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake RegionFEATURES CRIME SOCIALS OBITUARIES EDITORIAL Starke Mayor Carolyn Spooner (far left) and Jim and Mary Crawford admire the memorial stone placed in Remembering community heroes Williams of the offers some words of comfort the sister of was killed in an with the Marion mother of fallen Bradford

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worked with the Arc of Bradford County for a time in 2001, helping to open that organizations first group home. Chappell served on the school board for 20 years, from 1992 to 2012, under the guidance of five superintendents. She said she would still be there if she had not needed to leave because of her husbands health. Hiram had been on kidney dialysis since 1999 and had been ill for several years prior to that time. With an interest in nursing born from caring for her ailing husband, and with the encouragement of former school superintendent JoAnn Rowe, Chappell had been attending the Bradford-Union Technical Center, where she received her certificate as a patient care technician. She learned home dialysis so she could better care for Hiram, then went on to First Coast Technical and received her LPN certification. Hiram received a new kidney in 2004 from a girl Chappell had met in nursing school, but an infection six months later damaged it, and by 2007 he was back on dialysis. He started home dialysis in 2008 with Chappell running the equipment six days a week. His health began to decline in late November last year, and he was hospitalized in early December. He passed away at home with his family on December 18, 2013. Chappell started working at All I knew about politics was that when the time came, you went to vote for who you thought was the best person for the job, Chappell said. I never felt like a politician, even after I won the first time. I always felt like a public servant. I have always thought that if you could separate politics and schools, you would end up with better schools. Chappell said she had seen things in the school system that needed to be improved upon or changed, and that motivated her work on the board. I saw the need for things like better security for student records and safety issues, Chappell said. When Chappell was first elected, she found she had some adjustments to make. She remembers advice given to her by fellow board members Coby Wainwright and Jimmie Scott. Coby told me I had to learn to pick my battles and know when to just sit back, take my time and relax, Chappell said. I have never been good at this. I see things that need to be done, and I want them done now, not later. Jimmie tried to teach me patience and how to look at things in the long term. I tried, but I think that I still drove the superintendents crazy sometimes. In addition to her work on the school board, Chappell also The Chappells moved to Bradford County with their three children, but for several years both still commuted to work; Chappell to Jacksonville where she worked for Prudential Insurance until leaving in 1984, Hiram in construction in several locations until he and friends opened 5-Star Construction in Palatka in 1990. Chappell went to work at Bradford Middle School in 1984 as a records clerk under then Principal Charles Hall. She quickly became very active and interested in the school system and began looking for ways to improve it. (Hiram became involved as well, serving as a softball coach to the senior boys.) After seven and a half years, she decided to run for the Bradford County School Board in District 4. She said she had no idea about politics when she started. BY TRACY LEE TATE Special to the Telegraph-TimesMonitor Most people have all they can do taking care of the needs of themselves and their families. A few individuals, however, seem destined to be caretakers for larger groups of people, often a great part of their community. One local woman fits well into this latter group, having worked for many years to improve the life of people in Bradford County, both young and old. Vivian Chappell said she started early as a caregiver. I was the oldest of 11 children, so there was always somebody needing something. I think thats where helping people became a habit. I also think that may be why I can be so bossy. Born in Jacksonville almost 70 years ago, Chappell came to Bradford County in 1976 when she and her husband, Hiram, decided they did not like the changes they were seeing in the city. We wanted to raise our children in a small town where safety was less of a concern, and the values were more clearcut, Chappell said. We chose Bradford County because Hirams sister, Betty Warren, lived here. She was a military wife, so after we got here, she left for a while, but she came back. 2B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, M ay 8, 2014 $799 lb FAM PAK$199 lbPRICES AVAILABLEM AY 7 MAY 13 $ 3 49 $9992 $32 $1$279 MILD or HOT 3LBOSCAR MAYER 16OZC UCUMBERS 3LB BAG Open 7 Days a Week 8am to 8pm1 371 South Walnut St. (Hwy 301) Starke (904)368-9188 Amazing quality. Fantastic prices.S atisfaction Guaranteed FAM PAK$449 lb 5 LB$9 F AM PAK$499lb 2 $716 OZ $399 lb $129 lb lb Weds Tues 1 0LB BAG Steak Special Baked Potato Salad Bar Dessert & Drink 904-964-8061 1100 S. Walnut Starke(Hwy 301 S.) Happy Mothers Day to all of our mothers in all of our communities. Mothers, all mothers, are so special. Where would America be without our Mothers? My mother was the backbone of our family. My father was a great man but really and truly it was our mother who was the glue that held our family together. How can we really express in words what mothers mean to our community. My mother encouraged me all her days here on earth, even when I disappointed her. I was still her son. You know its so easy to be critical, but to each precious mother I say, God bless you and your family. For those who are missing their mothers, well pray together. My mother died July 28, 1997 and how I miss her. God gave me my mother and truly one of the greatest blessings of my life. So many of you have been mothers to your family and mentors to others. There are many of you like that in my life. I pray that God will continue to guide and bless all of our mothers in our community. Happy Mothers Day from all of us at Western Steer We honor you today. Have a great day! $1199OnlyHarry & his beloved Mother Florida Twin TheatreAll Seats $6.00 Before 6 p.m. 964-5451* CLOSED MON & TUES SCREEN 1 SCREEN 2 NOW SHOWING Visit us on-line at www.FloridaTwinTheatre.comFri: 7:00, 9:10 Sat: 4:50, 7:00, 9:10 Sun: 4:50, 7:00 Wed. Thurs: 7:30EXPENDABLESNOW SHOWING Fri: 8:00 Sat: 5:00, 8:00 Sun: 5:30 Wed. Thurs: 7:15 Cameron Diaz in Emma Stone inAmazing Spiderman 2 The Starke campuses of Santa Fe College are once again hosting Jr. College for Kids and College for Kids this summer, and registration is open now. Jr. College for Kids, which is A concert featuring Alter Eagles and the three winners of the 2014 Bradford Fest Talent Showdown will be hosted by Santa Fe College on Saturday, May 17, at 7 p.m. at the Bradford High School auditorium. Alter Eagles is a tribute band that plays the music of Eagles, the group responsible for such hits as Take It Easy, Lyin Eyes, One of these Nights and Hotel California. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $15 for reserved seats. They may be purchased at The Kiwanis Club of Starke will be hosting its annual clay shoot on Saturday, May 17, at 9 a.m. at the Bradford Sportsmens Farm in Graham. For more information, please call Sherry Ruszkowski at the Arc of Bradford County (904964-7699).Kiwanis Club of Starke to host clay shoot May 17 Santa Fe College to host Alter Eagles concert at BHSthe Santa Fe College Andrews Center or the North Florida Regional Chamber of Commerce. All proceeds will go to the Santa Fe Foundation to fund scholarships for Bradford County students. The Bradford County Tourist Development Council is a main sponsor of the event.College for Kids registration now openfor rising first-, second-, thirdand fourth-graders, is scheduled for June 23-27, 8 a.m.-noon each day. College for Kids, which is for rising fifth-, sixth-, seventh-, eighthand ninth-graders, will be held Mondays-Fridays, July 7-18, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Half-day sessions are an option.) The cost for Jr. College for Kids is $95, while the cost for College for Kids is $270, or $135 for half-day sessions. Scholarships are available, thanks to generous donors in the community. The deadline to submit a scholarship application is Thursday, May 15. Visit the Santa Fe College Andrews Center to register for either Jr. College for Kids or College for Kids, or to pick up a scholarship application. You may also call 904-9645382. Vivian Chappell: a lifelong habit of caring for othersVivian Chappell

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in the lining of the uterus and is The wrap-up party, which will feature a chicken and rice dinner, is 6-8 p.m. at the Starke Golf and Country Club. The Womans Club of Starke provided the venue for the ladies tea at a reduced rate, Harry Hatcher provided the water goblets and Shannon Whitaker staffed a photo booth. Chuck Kramer of WEAG managed the sound system, and Lyn Veliz took photos of the event for the Telegraph-Times-Monitor. BY MARY W. BRIDGMAN Special to the Telegraph-TimesMonitor Team Murphys Law, a fundraising team for the Bradford-Keystone Heights Relay for Life, staged an elegant ladies tea at the Womans Club of Starke on May 4. The event raised $2,600 for the American Cancer Society, and more money is expected to come in. Guests dined on a sumptuous feast of sweet and savory delicacies prepared by Virginia Autryformer proprietress of Strawberry Tea Roomat tables set with fine china, yellow, satin tablecloths and fresh, floral centerpieces. The menu featured afternoon tea: blueberry and strawberry scones served with clotted cream and lemon curd, tea sandwiches of Gingers chicken salad, garlic cheese and cucumber, meringue cookies, lemon bars, chocolate-covered strawberries from Bradford County, petit fours, creamcheese tarts and other treats. Esther Lawson, a registered nurse, emceed the event. She recognized Linda Leethis years Bradford-Keystone Heights Relay for Life chair who noted that Team Murphys Law had raised almost $9,000 to fight cancer this year. Lawson introduced cancer survivor Laura Cleesen, who talked about her experiences and the support she has received from her husband and friends. Lawson led the group in an activity that provided education on cancer facts for women (see sidebar). Following the cancer facts presentation, door prizes were awarded. Also on sale to benefit the cause were tickets for a drawing to win a cancer-ribbon quilt made by Abbie Massey and a Mary Kay gift basket donated by Helen Haverty. Tickets for the drawing, which will be held at the June 17 Relay for Life wrap-up party, are $3 each or two for $5 and are available from Virginia Autry (904-364-6837). Thursday, May 8, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 3B Dr. Virgil A. BerryCHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIANServing the area for 21 years. Modern methods with old-fashioned concern. Auto Accidents Work Injuries Headaches Neck and Back PainBack & Neck Pain Clinic Starke to take part in the (clockwise from far left) Cancer facts for women are available on the website of the American Cancer Society (www. cancer.org), which indicates that the cancers that most often affect women are breast, colorectal, endometrial, lung, cervical, skin and ovarian. Knowledge about these diseases and what can be done to prevent them can save lives. Skin cancer is the cancer most common to women. People who spend time in the sun, have fair skin and hair (blonde or red), have had severe sunburns before age 18 or have a family history of melanoma are more vulnerable to it. Skin cancers can be prevented by staying out of the midday sun, wearing hats with brims, longsleeve shirts and sunglasses, and using sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher on all exposed skin. Children should be protected from the sun. Changes to moles and spots on your skin should be reported to your doctor immediately. Include regular skin checks in your medical care. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer that women may face in their lifetimes. It is most likely to develop after age 40, and the risk goes up with age. The best defense is to find breast cancer early, when it is easier to treat. Annual mammograms and breast exams are recommended for women 40 and older, and regular (once every three years) breast exams are recommended for younger women. Most colorectal cancers occur in people 50 or older. Eating a diet mostly of high-fat foods, obesity, smoking and inactivity increase the risk for this cancer. Tests that detect polyps that can develop into cancer are recommended for people over 50. Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can help prevent it. Endometrial cancer is found Facts about the 7 cancers that affect women most

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Dear Editor: 900 natural springs in Florida, like Manatee Springs, are very sick. Nitrates are poisoning and polluting Floridas beautiful natural resources as well as our 4B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thu rsday, May 8, 2014 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 Dewey and Vicki McKinney celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary Saturday night at the Starke Country Club. They were married on May 14, 1964 in Sarasota. They both graduated from the University of Florida, and worked in the education field for many years. After serving 2 years in the Army in Montgomery, Ala., they returned to Starke and made their home there for the next 48 years. They have three children, Lori (Brian) Davis, Beth (Jeff) Oody and their son, Michael McKinney. They enjoy being actively involved with their nine grandchildren. On May 3rd, their children hosted their celebration of 50 years. A tremendous turnout of family and friends enjoyed a dinner and dancing to music from the 60s and 70s. An enjoyable, fun evening was had by everyone.McKinneys celebrate 50 years Dewey and Vicki McKinneyVivian Kay Crawford and Kevin Michael Moody, both of Hampton, were married on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at The Hilltop in Orange Park. The Bride is the daughter of John and Geraldine Crawford of Starke. The Groom is the son of Terrie Mobley of Hampton and Inmon Moody of Lawtey. The minister was the Brides father and Bride was given in marriage by her parents. The brides gown was an Alfred Angelo design, with floor length ivory rouched with a corset style back. The veil was ivory blusher with an ivory beaded veil and was accented with a tiara. The bouquet was with stunning flowers and vibrant colors, with peonies, asiatic lilies, wisteria, fuji mums, green athos, and ivy, beautifully arranged in tear drop fashion to suit the Bride and to celebrate the joyous day of the union of two people becoming one. The Matron of Honor was Melissa Brogden of Jacksonville and wore purple jersey, mid thigh with lace bodice. She carried long stem calla lilies. The bridesmaids were Bobbie Griswold of Jacksonville and Amanda Snyder of Middleburg. Ms. Griswold wore a mid thigh blue jersey and Mrs. Snyder wore mid thigh purple jersey with lace bodice. They carried long stem calla lilies. The flower girl was Aliyah Brogden of Jacksonville. She wore ivory taffeta with lime green sash. She carried wooden basket adorned with ribbons in the Brides colors, and holding daisy petals. The Groom wore grey long sleeve shirt with a multicolored tie and orchid boutonniere. The Groomsmen were Wayne Mobley and Inmon Moody. They wore long sleeve royal blue shirts with black. The ring bearers were Ian Crawford and Gage Moody. The wedding was a patio ceremony. An archway adorned with lime green silk runners topped with arrangements in the Brides colors. The reception was in The Patterson Room and decorated with lavender and blue water beads in vases with candles and fuji mums on tables. There was shadow lighting of purple, lime green, and blue. The wedding cake was a three tiered homemade butter pecan with butter cream frosting tinted ivory, adorned with fresh orchids and topped with a silver double heart. The Grooms cake was a red velvet with cream cheese frosting tinted ivory with a kiligree design in browns. The Bride and Grooms table had two large crystal bases with water beads and candles. The Brides bouquet was a center piece. A punch fountain accompanied and open bar. The couple honeymooned in Orlando. They will reside in Hampton. Crawford, Moody wed April 19 Socials The annual Parrish family reunion will be held on Sunday, May 18, 2014 from 11 am to 4 pm at the Lake Butler Community Center. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. Please bring your favorite meat, vegetable, drink and dessert to be shared. Paper goods and ice will be furnished. For more information call Regina Parrish or Jackie Cunningham.Parrish reunion is May 18Dear Editor: Your friends and neighbors have chosen you to serve in the Armed Forces of the United States.   This is how my Draft Notice read when I received it in July of 1972. When I received this, I went and enlisted for three years in the United States Army.   I served my three years proudly and was discharged in July of 1975, with an Honorable Discharge.   I also had a Military disability.   I then went on to retire in Tampa Florida, then my wife and I moved to North Carolina.   We lived there for twelve years before moving back to Starke, to take care of my wifes father.   I went to work for Wal-mart in Starke, on March 18, 2008, in the Garden Center.   I was still being treated for my disability for all those years.   On November 6, 2012, I had to have total right knee replacement, due to my Military injuries.   I returned to work in June of 2013, using a cane and on light duty.   Working for Wal-mart, you have to walk on concrete floors for eight to nine hours a day.   During this time I had to take a few days off to let my knee rest, so I could walk on it again.   On April 3, 2014, Management called me into the office and fired me for missing time to take care of my Military disability.   At the time of my firing, I was still under VA care and on light duty.   I am not angry, but I am very concerned at how companies can be allowed to do this to Veterans.   I feel many of our citizens do not realize the amount of unjust treatment our Military receives, even from large corporations.   Remember, we all sacrificed, some of us were injured and a lot of our Military, good men and women, lost their lifes to defend the freedom of those who make unjust decisions about our future.   Thank You, Richard DeatonConcerned with treatment of veterans in the workforce Clean drinking water: too expensive?source of safe drinking water. Law makers in Tallahassee have signed off on a bill that would addresses this pollution issue and restore 38 of the states most critically polluted springs. The cost: $380 million. Said senator Charles S. Dean, Sr. (R) You are fooling nobody but yourself to say we dont have a problem with this. In 2011 Governor Rick Scott and the legislature weakened decades old water protection measures. In the house, leaders say the $380 million price tag is too high especially in an election year. Rep. Jason T. Brodeur is the GOP sponsor of the Houses spring bill. He seeks a solution to this pollution. Last year oysters vanished in Apalachicola. Dead manatees washed up in the Indian River Lagoon. In November you the voter can decide just how much pollution you want in your springs and aquifer. You the voters can vote to approve a constitutional amendment sending much more money from a real estate tax into land and water protection. Former chief biologist for the Florida State Park System, Jim Stevenson, said recently, Whatever the condition of the springs is the condition of or drinking water. What price can the citizens of Florida put on clean natural springs and on safe and clean drinking water? Robin Tail Keystone Heights Dear Editor: Each year, National Nurses Week is celebrated beginning May 6th and ending May 12th on Florence Nightingales birthday. National Nurses Week is one of the nations largest health care events, recognizing the contributions and commitments nurses make and educating the public about the significant work they perform. This year, the theme of National Nurses Week is Nurses Leading the Way. Today, more than ever, nurses are at the forefront of transforming the changing state of health care. This week, the North Florida/ South Georgia Veterans Health System (NF/SGVHS) would like to honor these dedicated men and women. VA nurses are an integral part of our health care team. Every day, they provide leadership, advocacy and exceptional clinical care to meet the health care needs of our patients. Veterans and their families rely on our nurses for their compassionate and professional care. National Nurses Week gives us a chance to recognize the contributions of these health care providers who are at the heart of our health care system. Please join me in celebrating our VA nurses who serve this country by providing quality patient care to all of Americas Veterans. Sandra Sparks, MS, BSN, RN, North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System   Honor VA nurses during National Nurses Week USA Gymnastics Registrationnow underway MonFri 3-8pm (904) 368-0006 Ronnie McReynolds Registration: $10Evening Classes: $50/month (Begins June 9) 5-Day Camp: $100All Camps run 9am 3pm and include movie fieldtripUSA Gymnastics of FL is proud to announce registration for our summer programs. If the kids are looking for something fun to do this summer, let us help. 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Thursday, May 8, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 5B Daniel Crews 900 W. Madison Street Starke, FL 32091 904-964-7557 www.madisonstreet.orgRev. Justin Kirksey, Senior Pastor Madison Street Baptist Church Jo es Tires 13761 South US 301 Starke(1/2 mile south of walmart) 964-(8473) t Crime t The following individuals were arrested recently by local law enforcement officers in Bradford, Union or Clay (Keystone Heights area) counties: BradfordSamuel Reese Box, 19, of Starke was arrested May 2 by Starke police for loitering and resisting an officer. According to the arrest report, police were called to a residence on Crum Street in Starke about a suspicious person on the property. Box, who was spotted by an officer behind the home, took off running toward the Delta food store on S.R. 16, but was detained by another officer assisting on the call. Bond was set at $7,500 for the charges. Christopher Lee Chastain, 28, of Hampton was arrested May 5 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. Travis Tyrone Desue, 24, of Starke was arrested May 4 by Starke police for battery. According to the arrest report, Desue and his girlfriend started arguing while driving in a vehicle. They pulled into the parking lot of Madison Street Baptist Church, where Desue exited the vehicle and attempted to make the victim get out. She refused, and Desue started to poke the victim in the face with his finger. Several bystanders at the church called police about the disturbance and stated the same thing as the victim. Desue was arrested, and bond was set at $1,500 for the charge. Eddie Duggan, 26, of Middleburg was arrested April 29 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. Carrie A. Freeman, 23, of Hawthorne was arrested April 29 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. No bond was allowed for the charge. Mathew Lee Grant, 29, of Pahokee was arrested May 4 Bradford deputies for probation violation. No bond was allowed for the charge. Charles Emmanuel Jones, 35, of Starke was arrested April 30 by Starke police on an out-ofcounty warrant from Orange. Bond was set at $2,000 for the charge. Jean Roosvelt Justin, 34, of Orange Park was arrested May 5 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Robert B. Kerce, 29, of Starke was arrested May 4 by Bradford deputies for probation violation and for resisting an officer. Bond was set at $10,000 for the charges. Douglas Michael King, 30, of Brooker was arrested May 4 by Bradford deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, King pushed his wife several times during an argument at their home, causing her to fall against a table. Bond was set at $1,000 for the charge. Casey Lea King, 26, of Starke was arrested May 4 by Bradford deputies for disorderly intoxication and for loitering. According to the arrest report, deputies were called about a Recent arrests in Bradford, Clay or Unionwoman walking into traffic on U.S. 301 just north of the intersection with C.R. 18 near Hampton. When the deputy located King, she appeared highly intoxicated and was uncooperative when questioned about what she was doing. She was arrested, and bond was set at $3,000 for the charges. James Rodney Lucas Jr., 33, of Starke was arrested April 30 by Bradford deputies on warrants for two charges of possession of cocaine and for two charges of selling cocaine, all charges happening within 1,000 feet of a specified area. Bond was set at $200,000 for the charges. Patrick Laverne Marks, 42, of Starke was arrested May 1 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Robert Scott Mattson, 23, of Riverview was arrested April 29 by Bradford deputies during a traffic stop for possession of marijuana. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Michael Douglas Moore, 23, of Keystone Heights was arrested May 3 by Bradford deputies for smuggling contraband into a detention facility and for possession of prescription drugs without a prescription. According to the arrest report, Moore had been arrested by Starke police the same day on a probation violation charge and was in a holding cell at the Bradford County Jail when he admitted to having contraband hidden on his body. A search of Moore found he had concealed a small amount of loose tobacco, rolling papers and 11 pills later identified as a type of prescription pain medicine. No bond was allowed for the probation violation charge, while bond was set at $18,000 for the other two charges against Moore. James Edward Scordo, 42, of Clearwater was arrested April 30 by Lawtey police for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Antoine Dovorice Sirmones, 23, of Starke was arrested May 4 by Starke police for assault, aggravated battery using a deadly weapon and crimes against a person-committing a felony act that could cause death. According to the arrest report, Sirmones is accused of stabbing and cutting a victim several times during a fight near Grove Street in Starke. According to the report, Sirmones and another man were in a vehicle when they stopped by the victim and another man walking down the street. A fight ensued between all four until Sirmones and the driver got back into the car and fled the scene. Police were called, and the vehicle and the driver were located a few minutes later on S.R. 16. By then, Sirmones had been dropped off at a relatives residence, where he was located and arrested by several officers and deputies without incident. According to some of the witnesses and the driver of the vehicle, the fight started over some type of interaction between the drivers girlfriend and one of the other men involved. The driver had picked up Sirmones as back up before encountering the victim and the other man on the street. Sirmones refused to talk with police about the incident once he was arrested. The driver told police he asked Sirmones what happened when he got back in the vehicle after the fight, to which Sirmones replied, He cut me, so I cut him. Police noted that Sirmones had a small cut on his leg, but Sirmones told them he didnt need medical attention and that he got it from a nail on the porch at the residence where he was arrested. The victim, with a large cuts on his face and forearm, and a possible puncture wound to the shoulder, was transported to the hospital and was in stable condition after being treated for his wounds, according to the report. Bond was set at $150,000 for the charges against Sirmones. Nicole Ann Smith, 38, of Starke was arrested April 29 by Bradford deputies on an out-ofcounty warrant from Marion for petit theft. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Charles Devaughn Strong, 37, of Lawtey was arrested May 5 by Bradford deputies for aggravated assault with a weapon and for battery. According to the arrest report, Strong was at a residence in Lawtey when he was asked to leave by the female owner. Strong refused to leave, and a male friend of the owners at the home then told him it was time for him to leave. Strong hit the male victim in the face with his fist and then pulled a handgun from the back of his pants and pointed it at the victim. The victim ran outside, while the owner ran upstairs to lock herself in her bedroom with her young children. Strong left the home, but was located later. He denied hitting the victim, but admitted he pulled out a BB pistol because he felt threatened. The deputy retrieved a BB gun from Strongs truck, and arrested Strong. Bond was set at $50,000 for the charges. Tiffani Jones Sykes, 32, of Starke was arrested May 4 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Shantel Monique Sylvester, 33, of Starke was arrested May 2 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Michael Dwayne Taylor, 43, of Keystone Heights was arrested April 29 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Hoang Duc Tran, 30, of St. Petersburg was arrested April 30 by Bradford deputies during a traffic stop for possession of marijuana and for possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. Bond was set at $6,000 for the charges. Michael Leonard Wells, 47, of Jacksonville was arrested April 30 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Deborah Bauer Whitney, 58, of Starke was arrested May 2 by Starke police for driving under the influence. Bond was set at $1,000 for the charge.Keystone/MelroseTyler Howser, 41, of Keystone Heights was arrested May 4 by Clay deputies for battery. Robert Leavitt, 34, of Melrose was arrested May 1 by Clay deputies for contempt. Amos Merriwether, 24, of Starke was arrested May 5 by Clay deputies for contempt. Douglas Miller, 30, of Keystone Heights was arrested May 2 by Clay deputies for an out-of-state warrant. Derick Luther Phillips, 23, of Melrose was arrested April 29 by Putnam deputies for an outof-county warrant. August Roewe, 41, of Keystone Heights was arrested May 3 by Clay deputies for driving with a suspended license and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. Jamie Strahn, 47, of Keystone Heights was arrested May 3 by Clay deputies for burglary and possession of not more than 20 grams of cannabis. Tammy Roton, 45, of Keystone Heights was arrested April 29 by Clay deputies for battery. John Tetstone, 41, of Keystone Heights was arrested April 29 by Clay deputies for a probation violation.UnionMary Liane Fritz, 25, of Lake Butler was arrested April 22 by Union deputies for felony battery. According to the arrest report, Fritz got into an argument with her roommate and hit and scratched the victim in the face and torso. She also threw some of the victims belongings into the yard, causing them to break. She was arrested and transported to the Bradford County jail, with bond set at $20,000 for the charge. Darin Scott Blackwelder, 26, of Lake Butler was arrested April 30 by Union deputies for burglary, larceny and criminal mischief-property damage. According to the arrest report, Blackwelder stole several items from a trailer, an RV and a truck, all located on the same property on C.R. 18. The items include two flat-screen TVs, a CD/MP3 car radio and a 6-volt flashlight. Deputies were called to the property after the owners noticed the items gone, and they stated that Blackwelder had been on the property earlier in the day. They also said they thought he might have taken the items, as they had noticed several smaller tools missing several times before when Blackwelder visited the property. Deputies located Blackwelder at his girlfriends home, discovered one of the stolen TVs and the flashlight and arrested Blackwelder. Roderick Javon Cooper, 31, of Live Oak was arrested April 28 by Union deputies on a warrant for failure to appear. Bond was set at $30,000 for the charge. Matthew Aaron Dover, 21, of Lake Butler was arrested April 21 by Union deputies on an out-of-county warrant from Suwannee for probation violation of a domestic violence injunction. Bond was set at $836 for the charge. Willie Carlton James, 19, of Live Oak and a 17-year-old male from Live Oak were arrested April 30 by Union deputies for kidnapping a minor-interfering with custody. According to the arrest report, a deputy was conducting a security check at the Community Center in Lake Butler at 2 a.m. when he observed a parked vehicle and then saw James and a 14-year-old female walk out from behind the building. The deputy discovered the other male juvenile and a 15-year-old female in the vehicle. After questioning all four, the deputy learned the two females were runaways and didnt have permission from their parents to be with James or the male juvenile. The two males were arrested, and the female juveniles were turned over to their mothers. Winifred Alfonso Mcallister, 56, of Brooker and Travis Lamar Norris, 33, of Gainesville were arrested April 30 by the UCSO drug task force. Mcallister was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to sell, possession of drugs, possession of marijuana and possession of narcotic equipment. Norris was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to sell, possession of drugs, possession of marijuana, possession of narcotic equipment, a weapons offense for possession of a selfpropelled knife, driving while license suspended or revoked, and a public orders crimeusing two way communications device to facilitate a felony. According to the arrest report, UCSO confidential sources called Mcallister and Norris to order 1 ounce of cocaine and then met them later on C.R. 231 near the work camp to make the transaction. A multi-agency drug task force, including Union deputies, was monitoring the transaction, and when it was completed, it moved in to arrest the two suspects.

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Barry Warren read aloud the names of the 19 who gave their lives in service to Bradford County: sheriffs George W. Epperson (Dec. 25, 1885), Henry W. Epperson (Jan. 20, 1890) and David Levy Alvarez (May 30, 1891), BCSO Deputy Andrew J. Kite (Feb. 21, 1899), Starke Marshall Jeff Jones (Nov. 19, 1903), sheriffs Everett E. Johns (Dec. 6, 1905), Joe A. Bennett (Aug. 9, 1907) and J.W. Langford (Aug. 23, 1912), BCSO Deputy W.T. Andrews (Feb. 1, 1914), Constable Richard Bennett (March 30, 1925), SPD Officer Leonard E. Colson (Dec. 26, 1951), Florida State Prison Assistant Superintendent James G. Godwin (April 4, 1955), SPD Officer William Burtis Jackson (April 20, 1956), Department of Corrections officers Howard D. Starling (July 2, 1964), Julie Gabor Caddell (Sept. 22, 1974) and Richard Burke (Ot. 12, 1980), BCSO Deputy Hesley Delmar Griffis (May 13, 1992) and Department of Corrections Officer Jerome A. Williams (July 26, 1995). Each of Bradford Countys fallen heroes has a permanent 6B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, May 8, 2014 WE ACCEPT EBT & WIC 386-496-3361610 S.W. 1st STREET LAKE BUTLER, FL NO RAINCHECKS ~ QUANTITIES LIMITED Continued from 1B remembrance at the Starke square in the form of a memorial stone and a palm tree planted in his or her honor. Starke Police Chief Jeff Johnson said the memorial area at the square, which also includes sponsored benches for seating, was the result of the commitment of Warren and the Bradford County community. A lot of people put a lot of time and dedication in this, as you can tell, Johnson said. Florida Highway Patrol Capt. Derek Barrs presented the names of those who gave their lives in Florida in 2013: K9 Officer Koda of the Leon County Sheriffs Office (Jan. 31), Sgt. Gary Morales of the St. Lucie County Sheriffs Office (Feb. 28), Master Deputy Joseph Shane Robbins of the Polk County Sheriffs Office (April 26), K9 Officer Gus of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (Aug. 1), Sgt. Michael L. Wilson of he Charlotte County Sheriffs Office (Aug. 5), K9 Officer Max of the Miami Gardens Police Department (Sept. 13) and Deputy Daniel Rivera of the Broward County Sheriffs Office (Sept. 21). Jerry Whithead, who served as Union Countys sheriff from 1984 until his death from illness on Dec. 18, 2013, was represented on stage by a vacant chair with a Union County Sheriffs Office star that had a black ribbon around it. Bradford County Sheriff Gordon Smith said Whitehead was certainly there in spirit. I can assure you that is no empty chair, Smith said. Smith and Johnson shared their memories of Whitehead, with Smith saying that Whitehead was one of those individuals who never sought to do things in the spotlight, which is what being a law-enforcement officer is all about. He did a lot of things that most people never saw, Smith said. Those are the types of things we try to dohelp people behind the scenes without taking a bunch of applause. Johnson remembered Whitehead as someone who influenced a lot of people. He taught me a lot of things. Some of them were hard lessons, and Im sure everybody sitting here, including the sheriff now, has learned the hard lessons from Jerry Whitehead. Great man. Great sheriff. Great family man. Im going to miss him a lot. In backing up Johnsons statement about hard lessons, Smith said, He was old school, but let me tell you something. Theres nothing wrong with being old school. We need more of it today. We need more men like him. We need more leaders like him. Current Union County Sheriff Brad WhiteheadJerrys sonsaid his father deserved accolades for a career that began in 1984 and resulted in him being the longest-serving sheriff in the state. However, he added that his father wouldnt want such a big deal made about him. I know Im biased, but Sheriff Jerry WhiteheadFloridas dean of sheriffswill forever be one of the best sheriffs in Florida and in the nation, as far as Im concerned, Brad Whitehead said. He is here with me and my family tonight, but I know he would also no be happy with us making such a fuss over him tonight. He would rather us all get together, hang around and talk about kids, family and the good times weve had together. Thats what were here to do tonight. Thank you so much for honoring my fathers legacy of 29 years. More photos can be viewed online at www.StarkeJournal. com. (Membership required.) memorial area in downtown Joyner Dawn McKinley (administrative (chief of staff) moment of the moment of

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Rebecca MinshewSTARKE Rebecca Lynn Becca Bloodsworth Minshew, 32, of Starke died Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at her residence. She was born on Oct. 16, 1981 in Gainesville and has lived her life in Lake Butler and Starke. She was employed at the Union County Tax Collectors Office for over ten years. She is survived by: her husband, James W. Hoobie Minshew, Jr. of Starke; parents, Trent and Glenda Varnes Bloodsworth of Lake Butler; brother, Jed Bloodsworth of Lake Butler; maternal grandmother, Hazel Varnes; and paternal grandparents, Quentin and Eldis Bloodsworth. Funeral services will be Friday, May 9 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Archer Funeral Home. Family will receive friends Thursday, May 8 from 6-8 p.m. at the Funeral home. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Thursday, May 8, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 7B Serving Families in North Florida since 1973 S TARKE OFFICE OPEN 8:30 to 5:30 MON-FRIHwy 301 North, Starke 904-964-2010 (Next to Best Western) The areas largest supplier of Colored GraniteWhen Quality Counts, You Can Count On UsPrimary Location in Lake City at 561 NW Hilton Ave.Member of Better Business Bureau Monument Builders of North America Florida Monument BuildersFL Lic. # F037700 d Obituaries d In MemoryOct. 13, 1947 May 4, 2012 It has been 2 years since God called you home. We have the precious memories of our lives together. The family has been through a hard time. We lost a husband and daughter about a month apart. We had no closure with Lori. She went out fast with her heart. But God is healing the family from the pain and grief. Husband Dad Papa Wife, Lois Hodges Hau Card of ThanksThe family of Bruce Lamar Sims would like to say thank you to everyone for their love and support shown them through kind words, calls, cards, visits, food, and prayers. We would also like to thank Orange Park Medical Center, Mayo Clinic, Shands of Starke, Shands of Gainesville, and Haven Hospice of Gainesville, for providing the best of care during his illness. A special thank you to Pastor Michael Parnell of River of Life Church of God, Pastor Thomas Odom of Ocoee Church of God, Pastor Lem Lane of Lake Butler Church of God, and Reverend Charley Bolt of Talledega, Ala., for officiating the service, and being there for our family during and after the service. We would also like to thank JonesGallagher Funeral Home for their support. We feel truly blessed to have been supported by such caring and wonderful family and friends. The family of Bruce Lamar Sims Card of ThanksWe, the family of Lucille Johns Mosley, would like to thank everyone for the kind words, calls, prayers, cards, flowers, visits, and food, that were shared during the illness and loss of our loved one. We would like to thank Hospice of Jacksonville and Macclenny Nursing Home for providing the best care during her illness. We would also like to thank Reverend Ron Kimbrell, Brother Emory Eunice, Pallbearers, Evergreen Baptist Church, and friends for providing lunch after the service and Jones Gallagher Funeral Home. Sincerely, The families of Earl Edwin Mosley and Carol Jean Harris Are you looking for an AFFORDABLE Medicare Supplement solution?WE HAVE IT!SENIORS COMPARE (Monthly Premium)$216 (Monthly Premium)$55 1-800-942-2003CALL TODAY! Esau BrightLAWTEYMr. Esau Bright, 84, of Lawtey died May 5, 2014 surrounded by his wife and children as he passed away peacefully at his residence. He was born in Windsor on Oct. 5, 1929 and later moved to Lawtey. Mr. Bright was a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army and attended the local schools of Bradford County. He was also a prize fighter known as Trick Punch Charlie and worked as a general contractor. He is preceded in death by a daughter, Martha Betty Matthews. Mr. Bright is survived by: his loving wife, Mariam L. Bright of Lawtey; four sons, Rudolph Stormy Bright of Sorento, Lyndell Bright of Panama City, Esau Daruis Bright III of Rosswell Ga., and Donald Don Okeefe Bright of Winter Park; three daughters, Turosia Evette Bright of Lawtey, Dr. Jerecia Niecy Perry of Pooler; 25 grandchildren; 30 greatgrandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral services for Mr. Esau Bright will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, May 17, at 163 West Jefferson St. First Baptist Church in Starke with Rev. James E. Rackley conducting the services. Interment will be held at Peetsville Cemetery in Lawtey. Visitation will be held on Friday May 16, at Carl D. Haile Memorial Chapel at Haile Funeral Home. Family hour 3-4:00 pm friends 5-7:00 pm at St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Lawtey. The Repass will be held at the Lawtey Community School on Saturday, May 17 from 2-3:30 pm then followed by a dove releasing ceremony and special fellowship dedication at the Eagle Park in Lawtey from 4:00 pm until.PAID OBITUARYDonald Champion, Sr.KEYSTONE HEIGHTS Donald Eugene Champion, Sr., 92, died April 8, 2014 at the VA Hospice Care Center in Lake City. He was born to Leo and Birtha Champion on Jan. 7, 1922.    He was a graduate in Forestry from the University of Florida and was a World War II veteran. He is survived by: his wife of 69 years, Lorraine Louis Hartman Champion of Keystone Heights; children, Don Champion, Jr., Paula Gongalez, Gregg Champion, Mark Champion and Susan Derkman; sister, Norma Dean Thompson; ten grandchildren; and nine greatgrandchildren. Funeral services were held at Charlie E Johns Welcome Center and interment took place in the Keystone Heights Cemetery. Arrangements were under the care of Moring Funeral Home of Melrose.Eason CrawfordLAKE CITYEason Ward Crawford, 77, of Lake City died Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at the Suwannee Valley Care Center in Lake City with his family at his side. He was born July 3, 1936 in Plant City, to the late Daniel and Artie Blume Crawford. He lived in Ellisville for the last 43 years where he owned and operated his own trucking business and farm. He was preceded in death by: sister, Jeanette Knight; and brothers, Ollie, T. H. and Vernon Crawford. He is survived by: his wife of 57 years, Vivian Norris Crawford; daughters, Lynne Crawford (Butch) Vaughn of Lake City and Karen (Justin) Jones of Trenton; son, Doug (Michelle) Crawford of Trenton; brothers, J. T. (Lillian) Crawford of Chiefland and Lester (Ilene) Crawford of Providence; six grandchildren; and three greatgrandchildren. Funeral services were held May 2 in the Columbia Baptist Church with Rev. Darryl Tomlison officiating. Burial followed in the Crawford Family Cemetery. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Lenore FleischerKEYSTONE HEIGHTSLenore Lee S. Fleischer, 91, of Keystone Heights died Sunday, May 4, 2014 in Starke. She was born in Pittsfield, Mass., July 10, 1922 to the late Maurice and Rose (Holsberg) Samel and was a retired legal secretary. She moved to Keystone Heights in 2005 from Crestview. She was preceded in death by her husband Seymour Fleischer in 2003 and her sister Anita Kratish last year. Survivors are: children, Sandi (Ronald) Winston of Keystone Heights and Victor M. (Rebecca) Fleischer of Crestview; sisters, Leila S. Friedman of Palm Coast and Esther Knoepfler of Pennsylvania; four grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren. There will be a memorial service at the Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola on Tuesday, May 13, at 2:00 p.m. The family will be having a local celebration of life at a later date. In lieu of flowers contributions are asked to made to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville, 32505. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Keystone Heights.Lucille MosleyLAWTEYLucille Mosley, 92, of Lawtey died Friday, May 2, 2014 at Macclenny Nursing & Rehab Center. She was born on June 1, 1921 in Bradford County to the late Ernie and Mary (McCormick) Johns and was a lifelong area resident. She was a member of Evergreen Baptist Church and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband Earl Crawford Mosley. Survivors are: daughter, Carol Jean Mosley (George) Harris of Raiford; son, Earl Ed (Barbara) Mosley of Lake Butler; brother, Warren G. Johns of Jacksonville; four grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. Funeral services were on May 6, in the DeWitt C. Jones Chapel with Reverend Ron Kimbrell and Brother Emory Eunice officiating. Interment followed in Kingsley Lake Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257. Arrangements are by JonesGallagher Funeral Home of Starke. Juliana SladeMELROSEJuliana Slade died from cancer on Friday, May 2, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of Melrose. She worked as a legal secretary and retired from Alachua County. She is survived by: children, Lana James, Eddie, Mark and Tim Jacoby; siblings, Ruby Ashley, Irma Wilkes, Jeanie Slade and Margaret Dean; four grandchildren; and two greatgrandchildren. A memorial visitation will be held at Moring Funeral Home in Melrose from 5 pm7 pm on Friday, May 9th. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a funeral fund at: www.gofundme.com/Juliana-slade, or to any Hospice is appreciated. Arrangements are under the care of Moring Funeral Home of Melrose.Martha ThomasKEYSTONE HEIGHTS Martha Marty Glisson Thomas, 88, of Keystone Heights died in Starke, Friday, May 2, 2014. She was born in Tampa to the late George Dewey and Delma (Gnann) Glisson. She was a lifelong resident of Clay County and retired from the United States Postal Service. She was a member of Gadara Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by: her husband, William Rowan Thomas, Sr.; daughter, Barbara Jane Thomas; and two grandsons, Jodey Alan Briggle and Wesley Clay Thomas. Survivors are: children, William Rowan Thomas, Jr., JoAnn (Jim) Briggle, Diane (Bill) Nettles, all of Keystone Heights; seven grandchildren; and seven greatgrandchildren. 904-368-0687 ph 904-368-0689 faxMARGARET ANDERSON1011 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 Graveside services were May 5, at Gadara Cemetery with Pastor Shawn House officiating. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Gadara Baptist Church Building Fund, 6779 CR315, Keystone Heights, FL 32656. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Keystone Heights.

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8B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, May 8, 2014 40 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 FOR RENT PROFESSIONAL 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. 904-9649222. RETAIL SPACE in busy strip center. 1,000 sq.ft. and 2,000 sq. ft. units. South HWY 301 front age, across from the KOA Campground. Call 352235-1675. DOWNTOWN STARKE Pro $315 per month. Conference room, kitchen, utili ties and more provided. 904-364-8395. 3BR/2BA living room, din ing room, family room, laundry room. Back porch is screened in. Storage shed. Large fenced & paint. A/C. Immacu late condition. No pets other than service ani mals. $129,000.00. Near downtown & schools. 823 Parkwood Place. 912843-2194 or 912-2819053 for SaleWONDERFUL INVEST MENT PROPERTY, PREVIOUSLY RENTED FOR $800/MO Beautifully updated 3 BR 2 BA on .35 acres, with all appliances, located in Keystone. 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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 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 Our room rate is $1,650 per month for a 2-bed room and $2,650 per month for a single bed room for all aspects of our care BY TRACY LEE TATE Special to the Telegraph-TimesMonitor A good life full of ups and downs, with a few surprises and little adventures, is how local resident Norma Donn describes her life in Bradford County. Donn moved to Bradford County with her husband, Gene, and oldest daughter, Kelly (Sweat), from Erwin, Penn., in the late 1970s. The couple settled into their new home; Gene going to work for the city of Starke as a mechanic and painter and Norma as a helper in a flower shop. I went to work for Ellie Hugh, who owned a flower shop next to the old Winn Dixie, where Radio Shack used to be, Donn said. I was the cleanup girl, and I would process flowers when they came in, unwrapping them and putting them on display and in the coolers. Donn said she quickly discovered that she enjoyed working with flowers and wanted to learn the trade, but Hugh wanted her to continue in the job for which she was hired. Help soon arrived, however, in the form of a woman named Maria, from Aruba, who saw Donns eagerness and agreed to teach her the art of flower arranging. This was back in the day when we worked with lots of plastic flowers for funeral and gravesite arrangements, Donn said. She would show me how to do a type of arrangement, then take it apart and tell me to do it. When I finished it, she would look it over, then tell me to take it apart and do it again. This is also how my kids learned to do arrangements when they got old enough. Donn had three more girls as she learned her trade: Gina (Collins), Tiffany (Snyder) and her youngest, Kelly. Just how she ended up with two daughters named Kelly has become a family legend. I had had three girls and really wanted a boy, Donn said. The doctor kept telling me she thought it was a boy, and I kept telling her that if it wasnt, I wanted to send it back. I had a hard time and ended up sleeping for several days after giving birth, so the doctor named her Kelly, (which was the doctors) last name. I was the last one in the family to see the baby; everyone else came to see her while I was asleep. Although a little confusion resulted from having two Kellys in the family, it was not as bad as it could have been in part because of the 17-year age difference. The oldest became known as Big Kelly, with the youngest called Little Kelly. Donn continued to learn the floral trade, finally opening her own shop, Bradford Florist, in the early 1980s. Located next to Mosely Tire, Donn operated the business until late 1985, when a back injury limited her activities for a time. When her back improved, she went to work for Bill Wilson at Wilsons Florist, which was located where Normans Produce is today. She stayed on for a time when the business sold to George Sanders. Donn was ready to return to running her own business in 1992, when she opened Floral, Etc. on Call Street; although from the start everyone called it Normas Floral. Big Kelly, a stay-at-home mom, got an excited phone call from her mother. She called me and said to come on down to Call Street, that she had an adventure for us, Sweat said. Normas Floral quickly became a fixture in the local business community, and Donn quickly became known for her involvement in the community. The Downtown Merchants started the Great Pumpkin Escape, and I somehow ended up being the coordinator for the first event, Donn remembered. That first year, all we did was stay open and let the kids walk up and down Call Street, coming into each store to get candy. Once everyone tallied their losses for the night, we all decided that we were going to have to do things a little differently the next year. Donn was also one of the organizers of the Strawberry Festival and its accompanying Strawberry Pagaent (a Womans Club project). She was also active in the Toys for Kids Christmas toy drive and helped to organize the Trail Ridge Festival in Lawtey. Gene died in 2005, and the aftermath, coupled with the resurgence of her back problems and other health issues, led Donn to close Normas Floral in 2007, a decision she now regrets. It would have been hard to keep going, but I wish I had done it, Donn said. Working with flowers was the one thing I most loved doing, and I really miss it now. About a year after closing the shop, Donn noticed a lesion on her hip which she at first misidentified as a boil. It was soon apparent that it was not an ordinary problem, and she went to the hospital, first in Starke and then to Alachua General before finally going to Shands at UF. She was diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis, a flesheating bacteria.Donn: enjoying life through its ups and downsWhat followed were several months of intense antibiotic therapy and daily surgeries to remove dead tissue. Finally, she recovered and was allowed to return home with the warning to be on constant guard for a recurance of the disease. This recurrence happened almost four years to the day from her first episode with the disease. Donn fell and broke her hip on April 1, 2012, requiring surgery to repair it on April 2. A trip to the hospital on May 24 confirmed the bacteria was once again at work in her body, and she once again began the grueling regimen of nearly daily surgeries and intense antibiotic therapy. She was finally pronounced clear of infection on Thanksgiving 2013, but was left with a few months of healing from the surgery. All of her daughters contributed to her care, but the majority of her day-to-day care fell to Little Kelly, who moved back in with her mother. Big Kelly lives right next door, and she also helps with her mothers care, but she has had some problems of her own, which have somewhat curtailed her activities. While her mother was recovering from the second illness, Kelly went to have what should have been a simple surgery, but which turned into her own medical odyssey when it was discover that she had colon most prevalent in women over 50. Certain drugs used to treat breast cancer, family history, infertility and not having children can increase the risk for this cancer. Signs and symptoms are unusual spotting or bleeding, which should be reported immediately to your doctor. Smoking is the cause of more than 80 percent of all lung cancers, but people who dont smoke can also get it. It can often be prevented by not smoking and avoiding breathing in other peoples smoke. Cervical cancer can affect any woman who is or has been sexually active. It occurs in women who have had the sexually transmitted human papilloma virus (HPV) and is more likely to occur in women who smoke, have HIV or AIDS, have poor nutrition and who do not get regular Pap tests. A Pap test can find changes in the cervix that can be treated before they become cancer or can find it early, when it is easier to cure. The risk of ovarian cancer increases as women age. Women who have never had children, have unexplained infertility or had their first child after age 30 may be at increased risk for this cancer. Some types of hormone replacement therapy and family histories of specific types of cancer can also increase the risk. Currently, no reliable tests are available for finding ovarian cancer early. Symptoms that may indicate this cancer are ongoing abdominal (belly) swelling, digestive problems (including gas, loss of appetite and bloating) and abdominal pain, as well as pelvic, back and leg pain. Regular pelvic exams can help detect this type of cancer. The American Cancer Society recommends the following steps to reduce cancer risk: Stay away from tobacco. Get to and stay at a healthy weight. Get moving with regular physical activity. Eat healthy with plenty of fruits and vegetables. Limit how much alcohol you drink (if you drink at all). Protect your skin. Know yourself, your family history, and your risks. Get regular check-ups and cancer screening tests. For more information, contact the American Cancer Society (800-227-2345), or visit its website at www.cancer.org.Continued from 3B Kelly Donn (aka Little Kelly) and

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BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Betty Warrens memory lives on, thanks to the Daughters of the American Revolution, Col. Samuel Elbert Chapter, and the annual recipients of a scholarship named in Warrens honor. The 10th Betty Warren Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Cassels Christian Academy senior Caitlyn Sanders during the local DAR chapters May 5 meeting. Sanders has been participating in dual enrollment through Santa Fe College and will be a sophomore during her first semester as a full-time BY MICKEY AGNER Special to the Telegraph-TimesMonitor The Florida Department of Education estimated the tuition and fees at the average fouryear public college in Florida for the 2014 terms would be approximately $3,585 annually. That does not include the expense of room and board, which will run slightly over $9,000, according to the College Board. Together, those expenses total approximately $12,585 annually, or $50,340 for four years. (That assumes no class failures.) It might be hard to believe, but according to the College Board, those expenses are among the 10 lowest states in the country, making Florida a favorable location regarding college educational expenses. In addition to the relatively low price of postsecondary education in Florida, the state does fund a series of scholarships, not the least known of which is the Bright Futures Scholarship. Bright Futures has come under criticism in recent years for the reduction of funding that has been allocated due to the higher standards required for access. Regardless of the noted issue, the state-funded scholarships are an additional source of funding allocated to postsecondary educational expenses. Over and above the favorable expenses of postsecondary education in Florida, Bradford County continues a long tradition of effective collaboration between the Bradford County School Board and the Santa Fe College Andrews Center to provide an exceptional dualenrollment program. Via this program, qualifying high school students can enroll in college classes, which will serve as both high school and college credit. The program requires a specific grade-point average and standardized test score, and parents should obtain specific details from their school counselor. Not only does the dualenrollment program give collegebound students a jump on college credit, it also gives their parents a break on college expenses. More specifically, the dual-enrollment classes are free to the student. Most dual-enrollment programs are open to 11thand 12th-grade students only, but qualifying Bradford County students are allowed to enroll in the ninth grade. Though not a common occurrence, some students have accumulated two years of college credit before high school graduation.   Kathleen Combass, an Andrews Center counselor, specified that approximately 100 Bradford High School students dual enrolled. Again, the local program provides the student a break on college credit and the parents a break on college expenses. The dual-enrollment program has been modified over the years to address specific issues or to attempt new ideas, but for the most part it has grown to be more serviceable to the students.   Collegiate classes were attempted at the high school, but correlating the needs of both institutions became difficult. Besides, the close proximity of both institutions minimized the inconveniences of the classes at the Andrews Center. Bradford County Assistant Superintendent of Schools Lisa Prevatt indicates that a new dual-enrollment class has been articulated with the University of Florida. Although the class enrollment is currently restricted to only one student, the concept holds room for future growth. Cheryl Canova, director of the Andrews Center, also referenced the future possibility of ITV classes for the dual-enrollment program.   ITV classes would transmit the interaction of classes on Santa Fes Gainesville campus to the Andrews Center and allow two-way communications with the instructor. Since the original class would be located in Gainesville, the concept would allow a small number of dual-enrollment students at the Andrews Center to cost effectively participate in the class. Additionally, it would also provide dual-enrollment students a greater selection of available classes. Donna Hartley, a Bradford High School counselor, also noted that some of the statefunded scholarships could be accessed for two-year vocational programs.   Additionally, she prompts students to remember the Federal Pell grants, which are provided on a needs-based criteria and do not require repayment. Parents who desire more information on dualenrollment classes, state-funded scholarships, Pell Grants and other sources for educational expenses should contact one of the counselors at Bradford High School, the Bradford-Union Technical Center or the Andrews Center. Since parents are fortunate enough to live in a state with the low collegiate expenses of Florida and in a district that enriches those opportunities, the above resources are worthy of notation 10B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, May 8, 2014 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! Windsor Manor in 2000 part time and worked at Orange Park Medical Center as a part-time wound care nurse. She decided she wanted to be more local, so she left OPMC. She is now weekend manager at Windsor Manor, but works during the week as well if she is needed. Chappell said she loves the interaction with the patients. I love the simple things, like making someone smile, maybe making their day a little better. I treat the residents here like I would treat my mama and daddy. Everyone deserves to have their needs met and to feel like they are cared about, that they, matter. I love my job.Continued from 2B Florida and Bradford County: great locations for college expensesChappell said she plans to keep working until they throw me out. She does, however, want to travel some and said she would love to find work as a traveling nurse companion. For now, she is satisfied with her life. Im just a simple country girl, she said. I love all the jobs Ive had and the people I have known through the years. I dont have words to thank my friends who have helped me through the rough times and who still are. I have a loving family, priceless friends and a home full of memories. What else could I ever need?Cassels senior Sanders awarded Betty Warren Scholarship Caitlyn right) stands Konnie Warren family representative Lynda Warren Perez and Warren family representative

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BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Host Pierson Taylor drew two straight bases-loaded walks to close out the game and defeat the Union County High School baseball team 3-2 in a Class 1A regional semifinal game on May 6. The Tigers (15-8) and starting pitcher Corey Hersey allowed just one hit through the first six innings and led 2-0, but things fell apart in the final inning. Hersey gave up back-to-back singles to Gage Cade and Nathan Peterson to open the bottom of the seventh. Jordan Bryant and Ty Cook pitched the remainder of the game, but the two pitchers combined to give up four walks. Taylor (16-9) loaded the bases with no outs, but Cade was picked off at third after advancing too far off the bag toward home. Union shortstop Chris Starling applied the tag, but the Wildcats soon advanced Peterson to third when Brayden Robinson drew a walk to load the bases again. Tanner Campbell hit a ground ball back to the mound, but an error on the play at home allowed Taylor to pull to within 2-1. Louis Hernandez hit a foul pop-up that was caught by Austin Green for the second out, but Rhett Tollison and Dexter Rodriguez each drew a walk with the bases loaded to force home two runs and give the Wildcats the win. Union took an early lead, scoring twice in the second inning. Josh Glover was hit by a pitch with two outs and scored on a single by Green. Two consecutive errors by Taylor allowed another run to score. Greens RBI single was one of just two hits the Tigers got off of Taylor pitcher Campbell, a West Virginia University commit. Campbell had 11 strikeouts. Hersey, who was battling an illness, gave up a single to Campbell to lead off the bottom of the first, but didnt allow another hit until the seventh. He had four strikeouts. Williston (22-4), which defeated the Tigers for the District 7 championship, advanced to the regional finals by defeating Wildwood 15-0. teammates after graduating. Hall signed a letter of intent on April 25 to play at Jacksonvilles Trinity Baptist College. Collins, who was featured in a previous Telegraph-Times-Monitor story, signed with the school on April 11. It feels amazing knowing Im going to have one of my teammates up there, Hall said. The senior catcher, who is MaxPreps fourth-ranked catcher in Class 4A (and ranked eighth in on-base percentage at .430), said he has been playing the sport since the age of 4. He fell in love with it the first time he started playing catch with his father and wouldnt choose anything over playing ball. Its just the thing I love to do, Hall said. Hall said he believed he could play at the next level. It was just waiting for that perfect school to come along. Im just really excited, he said. I feel like Ive finally found a place. I think its going to be the perfect place. This is what Ive been working for. Bradford head coach Stewart Duncan can speak to the effort Hall has put in to get this opportunity. Hes got a big heart, Duncan said. He works harder than BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Their last-ever season as Bradford High School Tornadoes came to an end recently in the Class 4A regional quarterfinals, but Wyatt Collins and David Hall have the opportunity to remain Hall 2nd BHS baseball player to sign with Trinity Baptist Thursday, May 8, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 11B ( 352) 473-9873Open Every Day 10:30AM-9PM NO W OPEN BBQ Burgers Steaks Salads7 154 S.E. CR 21B Keystone (intersection of SR100 & 21B) www.t omsrealpitbbq.comfacebook.com/tomsrealpitbbq twitter.com/tomsrealpitbbq T ickets on Sale Now at Toms & Freedom Outdoors Bring in your church bulletin on Sunday and well donate 10% of your purchase back to your church! For more info visit: Contest Prize: 3 day Turkey/Hog Hunt on 5,200 acres in GeorgiaW e have partnered with to Live Band at Night Friday & Saturday Steak & Shrimp Night Tigers struggle in 7th, lose 3-2 The Villages pitcher Jack Perkins threw a complete-game two-hitter as the Buffalo defeated visiting Bradford 2-0 in a Class 4A regional quarterfinal baseball game on May 1. Bradford (17-11) got one hit each from David Hall and Zach DeWitt and had just five base runners overall, with Holden Huggins and Jacob Luke each drawing a walk and Matt Stanwix-Hay getting hit by a pitch. Perkins recorded 12 strikeouts for the Buffalo, who hosted Trinity Catholic in a regional semifinal game this past Tuesday. Trinity Catholic defeated BHS bats held in check in 2-0 regional lossBradford High School failed to earn any medals at the Class 2A Florida High School Athletic Association Track and Field Finals, which were held in less Jonas, Dinkins earn 14thand 15th-place Bradfords fellow District 5 member Fort White 8-2. Bradford pitcher Luke gave up only one earned run in a complete-game effort. He allowed seven hits and had five strikeouts. The Villages Mason Sullivan, who was 2-for-3, was the games only batter with more than one hit. than ideal, rainy conditions on May 2 at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. Diontre Jonas was Bradfords highest finisher, placing 14th in the 200m with a time of 22.39. The race was won by Pensacola Washingtons Nigel Bethel II, who had a time of 21.22. Jonas also competed in the 100m, finishing 15th with a time of 11.37. Bethel won that race as well with a time of 10.6. Kenny Dinkins earned a 15thplace finish for Bradford in the 400m with a time of 52.79. Washingtons Krondis Larry won the race with a time of 48.74. Bradfords other statequalifier, Keaaris Ardley, was unable to place in the high jump. He kept slipping on his approach and did not clear the initial height of 5-10. Corion Knight of Wakulla won the even with by clearing 6-4. college student. Ill finish my AA degree in my health sciences, Sanders said. Then Id like to attend the University of Florida so I can receive my bachelors and masters degrees in speech language pathology. Jeff Warren, who presented the $1,000 check to Sanders, was obviously touched when listening to Sanders describe her career goal and how she participated in career shadowing as a high school student. Caitlyn, you would not know my mother, but she was a very special lady, Warren said. Im very pleased on behalf of the DAR and all the people here to present this scholarship to you. The Betty Warren Memorial Scholarship is presented to students who complete their freshmen years of college study at Santa Fe and who plan to attend Santa Fe as sophomores. Eligible students must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and be pursuing studies in American history, education or medical-related fields. Before the scholarship presentation, Linda Smith, the treasurer of the local DAR chapter, talked of Betty Warren, who was born in 1924 in rural West Virginia. Though advanced educational opportunities werent available or even encouraged during the Depression, Warren found a way to attend West Virginia University. Warren, though, would leave school to work for the FBI during World War II. While she never found the opportunity to return to college full time, her love of books was a constant reminder to all that she cherished and valued lifelong learning, Smith said. This scholarship is a fitting example of her life. Betty would be honored to know that in her memory, she was able to provide an investment and hope for deserving students to achieve their dream of an advanced degree. Membership into the Daughters of the American Revolution is open to any woman 18 or olderregardless 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. If you would like to know more about the local Col. Samuel Elbert Chapter, please contact Konnie Beauregard at 352-4751865.Continued from 10B

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cancer. During her recovery from surgery, it was not safe for her to be close to her mother, so she would walk over from next door and talk to her through an open window every day. Now, she still has to take a few precautions since she is immunocompromised from the chemotherapy she is undergoing. Donn is left with a great many scars on her hips and legs and, due to muscle damage, can no longer walk. She spends her days watching television with her two Chihuahuas, talking to her four daughters and trying to keep up with all the interests and activities of granddaughter Kali. She must always keep vigilant for signs of a return of the infection, which still circulates in her system, but is not currently active. Despite all the problems she has faced in her life, Donn is still the same mischevious and upbeat person remembered by all who have known her. Her eyes still sparkle when she gets an idea for a little fun. Although her body has seen better times, her spirit has never flagged, and she still approaches life with hope, faith and humor. During Trimbles visit to the Clearwater Christian campus, Bates show an immediate bond form between Trimble and his current players. When we got her down to visit, she fit in very nicely with our girls, Bates said. I think shes going to be an excellent player in college. Trimble had 73 goals and 24 assists in her KHHS career, with the bulk of those numbers occurring in the last three seasons. Former KHHS head coach David McCollum, who coached Trimble for five years, said that production can get even better at the next level as Trimble plays with a team full of players that can perform at a high level and is exposed to different methods of moving the ball. Itll provide not only more opportunities, but also different opportunities, McCollum said, adding, I think that will work out well for her. Trimble wanted to play soccer so bad at the next level. Clearwater Christian is giving her the chance, and Trimble BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Keystone Heights High School senior Raychel Trimble helped the Indians compete for and win district championships. Now, she gets the chance to be part of a program that has been competing at the highest level among Division II colleges. Trimble signed a letter of intent to play soccer at Clearwater Christian College during a May 1 ceremony in the KHHS media center. Clearwater Christian won the Division II national champion in 2013 and was the national runner-up this past season. Its awesome, Trimble said. Theyre graduating a bunch of seniors, so Im ready to get in there, work hard and hopefully earn a starting spot wherever they need me. Trimble had offers from approximately 50 schools through her involvement with the Athletes for College recruiting service. She was just about ready to settle on going to school at McPherson (Kan.) College until Clearwater Christian came through. I love how its only two hours from home versus 16 hours in Kansas, Trimble said. Its awesome. Clearwater Christian coaches watched Trimble during her play at the club level. Head coach Mark Bates said what he observed was a player with a strong work ethic and a strong skill set. I like that her first touch is good. She keeps the ball close, Bates said. Then she gets her head up, and she looks to play the ball. Shes an unselfish player, in general. In fact, I might want her to be a little more selfish at times, but shes very willing to get her head up and play in combination with the people around her. Thats a good strength to have, especially in soccer. Its such a team game. 12B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, May 8, 2014 Continued from 11B anybody on the team. He is also a hustler. Theres nothing he cant do when he sets his mind to it. Hall said playing the position of catcher wasnt planned. He was merely filling in for an injured player, but found the position seemed to suit him. Everything I do (behind the plate) just seems easy and natural, Hall said. Duncan said Hall is able to catch any pitcher on the team and handle any type of pitch. Hall is also good at handling wild pitches and avoiding passed balls. Hes an excellent catcher, Duncan said. I would say in most cases his best attribute is his ability to keep balls in playing territory. Suiting up for Trinity Baptist will fulfill a lifelong dream, but there will be some nerves, of course. My hearts probably going to drop, Hall said of playing in college for the first time. Its just going to be exciting because I know its going to be the right place to be.Continued from 8B Keystones Trimble to play soccer at Clearwater Christiancan only envision how good its going to feel to step onto the field for the first time as a collegiate player. I think thats going to be amazing, she said. signs her letter of intent to play soccer at Clearwater Christian



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Community comes out for Miles for Moms 5K, 3A Tigers lose 3-2 in baseball Union County Times Union County Times USPS 648-200 Lake Butler, Florida Thursday, May 8, 2014 102 nd Year 2 nd Issue 75 CENTS 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 Wounded Warrior fundraiser, May 9 Lake Butler FFA is partnering up with the Spirit of Union County Tiger Band and Union County High School JROTC to raise funds for the Wounded Warrior Project. They invite everyone to come out and support the inaugural Tigers Forever Strong event and cake auction on Friday, May 9, at 7 p.m. at the Union County High School auditorium. All proceeds benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Come support our veterans. For more info, contact Lake Butler Sr. FFA Adviser Erin Johnson at 386-496-4196 or johnsone@union.k12.fl.us New River Library budget & regular meeting, May 8 The Governing Board of the New River Public Library Cooperative will hold a budget meeting on Thursday, May 8, at 3:30 p.m., immediately followed by a regular meeting at the New River Regional Landfill on State Road 121 north of Raiford. County commissioners special meeting, May 12 The Union County Board of County Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Monday, May 12, at 8:30 a.m. in the county commission room in the courthouse. SAR meeting, May 12 The Lake City Chapter of The Sons of The American Revolution will hold its monthly meeting on Monday, May 12, at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will take place at Grand China Buffet, which is located at 345 West Duval Street in Lake City. Speakers will be from the Drug Task Force. Visitors welcome. For more information, call Ralph Wright at 386-961-9112. LBES kindergarten orientation, May 14 Lake Butler Elementary School will be hosting its annual kindergarten orientation on Wednesday, May 14, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. Preregistration for this event must be completed by Monday, May 12. Registration packets are available in the front office. Completed registration packets should include the childs original birth certificate, a Florida shot record and physical, the childs social security card, the parent or guardians photo identification and proof of residency such as a utility bill with the parent or guardians name and service address on it. Annual Parrish family reunion, May 18 The annual Parrish family reunion will be held on Sunday, May 18, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Lake Butler Community Center. All friends and relatives are invited. Bring your favorite meat, vegetable, drink and dessert to be shared. Paper goods and ice will be furnished. For more info, call Regina Parrish or Jackie Cunningham. Union County Sheriff Brad Whitehead is seated next to a chair left vacant in honor of his father, Jerry Whitehead, during the Bradford-Union Law Enforcement Memorial held on May 1 in Starke. (Full story, 1B.) BY VINCENT ALEX BROWN Times Editor The family of the late Union County Sheriffs Office Deputy Renee D. Azure, who was killed in the line of duty on Aug. 6, 2002, traveled to Tallahassee to remember her at the Florida Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial Wall. Accompanied by UCSO deputies, they joined others as part of the annual ceremony held on the first Monday of each May. The wall lists all the deputies killed in the line of duty in the state of Florida. Union County has three names on it: Azure along with Deputies Hal P. Croft and Ronald Jackson, both killed on May 23, 1961. Azure was killed in an automobile accident while responding to a burglar alarm in Raiford just past midnight. While responding, her patrol car went out of control on State Road 121 just north of Lake Butler and struck several trees. Azure was thrown from the patrol car and died at the scene. Azure was the first female deputy for UCSO. She had been employed with her agency for five months, and had been in law enforcement for two years. At the time she was survived by her 3-year-old daughter, parents, and sister. She was two months pregnant. Croft and Jackson were shot and killed while serving an arrest warrant in Raiford on Joe Reddish for firing a shotgun into an occupied dwelling. Reddish opened fire with a shotgun as they stepped onto his front porch and then took Crofts service revolver and shot himself in the chest. Reddish recovered from his wounds and was charged with two counts of first-degree murder. Reddish was convicted of both murders and sentenced to death. In 1964 he was tried again after the Florida Supreme Court overturned his original murder conviction on grounds his conviction should not have been admitted as evidence. He was subsequently sentenced to two life terms and in 1976 his appeal for a new trial was denied. At the time Croft was survived by his wife and child. Along with the Azure family, other families, law enforcement members and local community members added seven officers names to the memorial wall, according to WTSP 10 News in Tampa Bay. Attorney General Pam Bondi was among the list of speakers. That morning, bagpipes sounded for the death of 14 law enforcement officers being honored at this years memorial, but the weekend death of FHP Trooper Fallen officers remembered UC remembers its own, here and in Tallahassee Sheriffs Law Enforcement Memorial Wall in Tallahassee on Monday, Swingin! On Saturday, April 26, the Union County High School Jazz Band hosted a dinner and swing dance at the Lake Butler Elementary School cafeteria. Around 100 people attended and helped the band program on its way to raising funds for concert uniforms. Currently, students wear their marching band uniforms even for concert band performances. Concert attire will provide a nicer look and be more comfortable than the heavy wool marching uniforms. The jazz band played, the Tigerettes performed, band members served and people dancedfrom swing to slow. We will definitely do more of these, Director of Bands Kelly Dorsey said. So many people encouraged us to do more of these types of events because they enjoyed it so much. 2 arrested in UC during multi-agency drug bust On Thursday, May 1, Union County Sheriff Brad Whitehead announced the arrest of two Alachua County suspects for drug trafficking just outside of Lake Butler as part of a multi-agency drug task force. Travis Lamar Trap Norris, 34, and Winifred Alfonso, 57, McAllister, were the latest in a three-month-long undercover drug operation headed by Union deputies. At around 2:00 p.m. on Wednesday, April 30, deputies from Union and Bradford counties, along with the inspector gen erals office of the Florida Department of Corrections, con ducted the operation just off of C.R. 231, across the Reception and Medical Center Work Camp south of Lake Butler. Both suspects were charged with intent to deliver a controlled substance, possession of a controlled substance and using electronic devices to conduct drug transactions and possession of spring-assisted weapon. In a release from the Union County Sheriffs Office, Whitehead stated the seizure of illegal narcotics included several grams of cocaine and marijuana along with cash and Norris rental car. Whitehead added that the suspect has been routinely conducting business in Union County, and today it ended. Additional drug charges are forthcoming from previous undercover operations involving both of these suspects. The narcotics moving in and out of this region are a plague to law enforcement and our citizens and I dont think anyone wants this going on around our children, Whitehead said following the arrest. I want Union County to continue to be a place that will not tolerate drugs. Whitehead also stated that the counterdrug task force will be very aggressive in going after anyone possessing and/ or selling narcotics. Numerous other arrests are forthcoming. Contact the sheriffs office with any information at 386-496-2501 or sheriff@unionsheriff.us. You can remain anonymous by visiting the UCSO website at www.unionsheriff.us and then clicking SEND A CRIME TIP. You can also follow UCSO on their Facebook page and receive the latest alerts at www.facebook.com/unionsheriff

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2A Union County Times Thursday, May 8, 2014 LAKE BUTLER FARM CENTER CELEBRATES OPENING OF NEW PAINT STUDIOLake Butler, FL, April 28, 2014 The paint department at Lake Butler Farm Center, along with the 3200 other Ace Hardware stores across the country, has undergone a complete transformation. Officially re-launching this month as The Paint Studio, this newly designed boutiquestyle shopping experience offers an expanded, premium line of products in an inspiring array of colors. Paired with the helpful, neighborly advice you can expect at Lake Butler Farm Center, The Paint Studio provides a worldclass paint experience right in your neighborhood. With eyecatching color racks filled with a large selection of gorgeous colors, along with smaller, curated collections of color, The Paint Studio was designed with color displays and tools to help customers easily find their perfect color from inspiring style ideas, to innovative boutique drawers, trendproof color trios, and creative paint projects suggestions. The Paint Studio creates an engaging, store-within-a-store shopping experience and promotes confident color selections. The Paint Studio Grand Opening weekend, which for the first time ever will feature a Buy One, Get One Free Paint Offer from Ace Hardware, is Homeowners who stop by The Paint Studio may purchase a gallon of Clark+Kensington or Valspar Optimus in the color of their choice and receive a second gallon free. We cant wait for our customers to experience The Paint Studio. We believe it will truly transform their paint shopping experience, said Greg Williams of Lake Butler Farm Center. The grand opening is the perfect opportunity for homeowners to stop by our store for all the helpful, neighborly advice they need to select the perfect color while taking advantage of special promotions and offers including Buy One, Get One Free event. As part of The Paint Studios expanded product assortment, Lake Butler Farm Center now features leading national paint brand Valspar. The new Valspar line, exclusive to Ace Hardware, features three different products designed to meet the needs of every customer and an expertly chosen color palette of tried-and-true hues. uctimes@windstream.net 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. Heather Padgett Bookkeeping: Joan Stewart-JonesUnion 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 TIMES25 E. Main Street Lake Butler, FL 32054Subscription Rate in Trade Area $39.00 per year: $20.00 six months Outside Trade Area: $39.00 per year: $20.00 six months 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.) UC petition qualifying ends at noon, May 19 Qualifying by petition for elected positions in Union County will end at noon on Monday, May 19, for anyone interested in becoming a candidate by the petition method. For more info or if you have any questions, call the Union County Supervisor of Elections at 386-496-2236. Princess Party at FGC, May 17 Local girls will be given a chance to become princesses for a day on May 17 thanks to Florida Gateway College cosmetology students. They will host a Princess Party from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. on for girls between the ages of 3 and 10. Girls will receive a new hairstyle, manicure and makeup, along with a princess tiara and wand. UC Tobacco Free Partnership scholarship deadline is May 9 The Union County Tobacco Free Partnership is offering a college scholarship to qualified SWAT members to receive an award up to $500 of financial assistance for college. Applicants must be a Union County High School senior, a member of SWAT for at least two years and an active member and plan to attend college. Applications are available in the guidance office. Submit applications by May 9 to: Tobacco Prevention Program, 495 E. Main St., Lake Butler, FL 32054. LBWC scholarship deadline is May 12 The Lake Butler Womans Club is offering a scholarship for a female resident of Union County to attend an accredited university or college in the state of Florida. The scholarship will pay $500 to the individual. If you are interested in applying, you can pick up an application packet from Tangelia Mackey in the guidance department at Union County High School. All applications must be submitted by May 12. Ester King scholarship deadline is May 29 Applications are now available for pickup at Union County High School or the District School Board Office. Deadline for applications is May 29. An ACT score of 18 or higher is required. Call 386-496-3040 or 386496-2045 ext. 238 with any questions. Delta Kappa Gamma offering scholarship to area women The Alpha Nu Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma is offering a $500 scholarship for a Bradford-Union area female graduate and/or resident. The purpose of the scholarship is to encourage and enable them to obtain a degree in the field of education. Applicants must be enrolled full time at an accredited college or university and near completion of two years (four semesters) of undergraduate coursework. For more info and an application, call 904-964-6186 or 352-468-6884. etc Chelsea Richard weighed on everyones mind, WTSP said. Richard was struck and killed by a vehicle while investigating an accident on Interstate 75. She was speaking with a tow truck driver and one of the occupants when they were hit by a pickup truck while another accident occurred at the same location. The 30-year-old trooper is survived by her grandparents, parents, a brother and her 4-yearold son, Clayton. We are all heartbroken that Florida Highway Patrol Trooper Chelsea Richard, John Duggan and George Robert Phillips were struck and killed yesterday, Bondi said in a statement released on May 4. Trooper Richard was killed in the line of duty, working to keep Floridas roadways safe. My FHP Trooper friends are devastated, and my thoughts and prayers are with the family and friends of Trooper Chelsea Richard, John Duggan and George Robert Phillips as we all mourn their loss. Everyone at the memorial held a moment of silence for Richard. Hundreds of law enforcement officers, families and friends paid homage to those who lost their lives in the line of duty. Each family placed a rose on a state map in the area where their loved one had lost their life, WTSP said. Among those were four deputies killed in 2013 and another three law enforcement members killed in 2011. Seven other recentlydiscovered slain officers and deputies were honored as well. Last year was the first event held at the memorial wall. The fallen officers ceremony is expected to continue to take place there, according to WTSP. WCTV in Tallahassee reported that on Monday, about 400 law enforcement officers marched down Monroe Street, ending at the Florida Capitol where the Fraternal Order of Police held its 32nd Annual Law Enforcement Officers Memorial. They were joined by those with the Florida Police Chiefs Association. The FOP said it wasnt a time to mourn, but, a time to embrace and comfort those left behind. Locally, the Bradford-Union Law-Enforcement Memorial was held at the downtown square in Starke on Thursday, May 1. Union County Sheriff Brad Whitehead read aloud the names of the six individuals who have died in the line of service to Union County: Deputies Croft, Jackson and Azure along with Department of Corrections officers Paul Jordan on Jan. 24, 1976, John S. Dennard on May 5, 1983, and Adam Sanderson on March 6, 2009. The families that are here tonight know all too well that you never really get over losing a loved one, Whitehead said. Whitehead can relate as he and others remembered his father, the late Jerry Whitehead who served as Union Countys sheriff from 1984 until his death from illness on Dec. 18, 2013. (See the full story and more photos from the local memorial ceremony in Regional News, 1B.) The month of May is dedicated to honoring fallen officers. In 1962, President Kennedy proclaimed May 15 as National Peace Officers Memorial Day and the calendar week in which May 15 falls, as National Police Week, which this year is May 11-17. Established by a joint resolution of Congress in 1962, National Police Week pays special recognition to those law enforcement officers who have lost their lives in the line of duty for the safety and protection of others. The Memorial Fund (along with Concerns of Police Survivors, the Fraternal Order of Police and the FOP Auxiliary) is a principal organizer of National Police Week, the annual tribute to law enforcement service and sacrifice that is held each May in Washington, D.C. The National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial is a focal point of the National Police Week observance in Washington where they host both formal ceremonies such as the annual Candlelight Vigil each May 13 and impromptu, individual tributes to American fallen heroes of law enforcement. The Memorial hosts a number of other commemorative events throughout the year. These include the annual Wreathlaying ceremony to mark the Memorials dedication on October 15, 1991; an Engraving Day each April to kick off the solemn ritual of adding new names to the Memorial; and various special events for honored guests and notable anniversary dates, such as September 11. UCSO Lt. Lyn Williams said that May 15 is one of only a few days that our national flag can be flown at half-staff. The names of the fallen UCSO deputies are remembered online at unionsheriff.us/memorial.html Continued from 1A On Tuesday, May 6, Union County Sheriff Brad Whitehead announced five more arrests in a three-month-long undercover sting operation for the possession and sale of narcotics. Among those arrested through the Union County Sheriffs Office executing search warrants were these Lake Butler men: Curtis Lamont Harold, 28; Durante Corbitt, 20; Ethan Anderson, 34; Carl Rowe, 32; and Ladarius Highland, 21. Each of these arrests involved the possession and sale of cocaine as well as the delivery of cocaine and the use of electronic devices in the drug trade. These charges stem from undercover operations where purchases were made and suspects delivered the narcotics, often within the proximity of city parks, churches and/or federal housing authorities. Under Florida law, selling, possessing and/or delivering narcotics within 1,000 feet of these premises result in enhanced penalties and an increase in the degree of felony charges. The UCSO counter-drug task force includes deputies from Union and Bradford counties. We are continuing to maximize our efforts using a multi-agency approach to go after the drug dealers across boundaries Whitehead said in a release from UCSO. As I travel throughout the county, I have talked with countless families who are tired of the plague of drugs in our region and I want to assure everyone that possessing, selling or participating in the drug trade will not be tolerated here. My office will be vigilant and aggressive in seeking out those dealing drugs. It is everyones job to protect our way of life and our children. Enough is enough, said Whitehead. My office is fully engaged. Since late January when Whitehead was appointed to the office by Governor Rick Scott, the sheriffs office task force has worked 27 cases on narcotics and has seized nearly 100 grams of illegal narcotics which include cocaine, crack, illegally obtained prescription pills, synthetic drugs and marijuana, resulting in street values in the thousands of dollars. According to Whitehead, the plague of drugs in the region precipitates a rise in stolen property activity. It also has direct affects on economic development activities in the county. Many business leaders have indicated their desire to work together in attacking this issue, Whitehead said. Mainly, the people throughout the county have told me that they do not want drugs to continue to destroy families and threaten our children in our schools or the way of life here. I am going to use every resource I can to do my best to stop this, Whitehead added. The plague of drugs affects everyone regardless of economic stature, race or religion. This is about making our choices in this county to let all those who deal drugs know that your days are numbered. Whitehead encourages all citizens to continue to call the sheriffs office and send them messages through their website and social media network. UCSO stated that the arrests today are the latest in an ongoing battle. Many other warrants are being prepared and more arrests are forthcoming shortly. Contact the sheriffs office with any information at 386-4962501 or sheriff@unionsheriff.us. You can remain anonymous by visiting the UCSO website at www.unionsheriff.us and then clicking SEND A CRIME TIP. You can also follow UCSO on their Facebook page and receive the latest alerts at www.facebook.com/unionsheriff UCSO arrests 5 in another drug bust Works with Bradford in 3-month sting operation Curtis Lamont Harold Ladarius Highland

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Thursday, May 8, 2014 Union County Times 3A DAWN CORBETTINSURANCE AGENCY(904) 964-7707FREE Insurance Quotes No obligation...Call Today! is the perfect time for Grannies, Moms, Dads, Grandparents and others to recognize their graduates achievements. Print them for the world to see...Only$30THE UNION COUNTY TIMES 25 East Main St Lake Butler386-496-2261Email your message and/or photo & your phone # to ads@bctelegraph.com or take your copy to: For your convenience, you can also bring your photo and information by the Bradford County Telegraph at 131 West Call St. in Starke between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. HURRY! DEADLINE IS 3 P.M. FRIDAY, MAY 23UCHS Graduation May 30, 2014 UCT Legals 5/8/14 The Board of County Commission ers are seeking sealed request for proposals/bids for a 60 x 40 struc ture to serve as the vol. fire station in Palestine. Interested contractors should apply by May 16th at 2:00 pm. For more information please contact Dianne Hannon at (386) 496-4241. All bids will be publicly opened in the County Commission at 3:00 pm on May 16 th 5/1 2tchg 5/8-UCT WHEREAS, the board of County Commissioners of Union County, Florida has created a Union County Special Library District by Ordinance 883, and WHEREAS, it is necessary to fund the Union County Special Library District by levy of up to and not exceeding one half (1/2) mill of ad valorem taxes; NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT OR DAINED by the Board of County Commissioners of Union County, Florida, as follows: SECTION 1, FUNDING A. The Board of County Commission ers herein directs the Union County Supervisor of Elections to place upon the First Primary Election Ballot, to be held August 26, 2014, the following: For the continued funding of the Union County Special Library District by taxation of up to (1/2) mill of ad va lorem taxes. Against the continued funding of the Union County Special Library District ad valorem taxes. B. The Clerk of the Board of County Commissioners is hereby directed to forward a certified true copy of this Ordinance to the Union County Su pervisor of Elections upon its final adoption. C. If the majority of the qualified elec tors voting in the referendum election, called for and provided in Section 2(A) above, vote in favor of the fund ing of Union County Special District, then, in that event, the funding of the Union County Special Library Dis trict for fiscal years October 1, 2015 through September 30,2017, will be taxation of up to (1/2) mill of ad valor em taxes, and all property subject to assessment of ad valorem taxes shall be taxed accordingly. D. If the majority of qualified electors voting in the referendum election, provided for in Section 2 (A) above, vote against the funding of the Union County Special Library District, then, in that event, this Ordinance shall be automatically repealed. SECTION 3, DISPOSITION OF PROCEEDS Those funds obtained from the levy of the ad valorem taxes on all real and tangible, taxable property within the boundaries of Union County Special Library District, shall be used solely for the purpose of construction, oper ating and maintaining the Library fa cilities to the citizens of Union County, Florida and for no other purpose. SECTION 4, COLLECTION OF AD VALOREM TAXES FOR THE UNION COUNTY SPECIAL LIBRARY DISTRICT The herein provided for the ad valor em tax shall be levied and collected in the manner provided for the levy and collection of the County ad valorem taxes. The Union County Board of Commissioners shall certify annually to the Property Appraiser of Union County, Florida the millage to be levied for the Union County Special Library District. Taxes collected shall be remitted by the Union County Tax Collector to the Clerk of the Court in and for Union County, Florida who shall be the Ex-Officio Clerk and Treasure for the Union County Spe cial Library District. SECTION 5, REIMBURSEMENT FOR FUNDS FOR ADMINISTRA TIVE ASSISTANCE BY COUNTY OFFICERS All cost and expenses incurred by a Constitutional Officer of Union County, Florida in performing any of the provisions of this ordinance may be reimbursed by the Union County Special Library District to said Consti tutional Officer; said reimbursements however, shall not collectively exceed ten percent (10) of the revenues col lected within the Union County Spe cial Library District in any budget year. SECTION 6, CONSTRUCTION This Ordinance shall be liberally con strued in order to effectuate the leg islative intent of the Board of County Commissioners, Union County, Flor ida. SECTION 7, SEVERABILITY It is declared to be the intent of the Board of County Commissioners, Union County, Florida, that if any sec tion, subsection, sentence, clause, phrase or provision of the Ordinance is held invalid or unconstitutional such invalidity unconstitutional shall not be construed as to render invalid or unconstitutional the remaining pro visions of this Ordinance. SECTION 8, EFFECTIVE DATE This Ordinance shall become effec tive by law. The Board of County Commissioners of Union County will have a special meeting regarding this proposed ordi nance on May 19th at 5:55 p.m. 5/1 2tchg 5/8-UCT Fax legals to 904-964-8628. legals@bctelegraph.com Legals Annette Redman running for LB commission (The following is a statement of intention to run for public office, submitted by the candidate.) Dear Citizens of Lake Butler, My name is Annette Redman and I am running for Seat 3 on the City Commission for Lake Butler. I was born and raised in Lake Butler. I am a graduate of the class of 1975 of Union County High School. I am a member of a solid family of Union County and an active member of Little Rock Church of Lake Butler. I served and retired as a Sergeant First Class (SFC) from the U.S. Army with honor, courage, integrity and dedication for our country and for freedom for all citizens. I am now working for the Union County School District at Lake Butler Elementary School, helping to give our young people a strong foundation in education and hope for a brighter future. My strongest attributes are my positive attitude, ability to work well with others and a willingness to see the job through. My dedication to be honest and transparent will carry over into my position as your city commissioner. I want to be your voice on all issues concerning our great city, our hometown that we love. On June 24, make your vote count. Please vote for Annette Redman for city commissionera voice that cares! damage was extensive to the end of the home including Victory Christian hosts Miles for Moms 5K run/walk brings out the community in spite of weather Butler hosted a community 5K run/walk event called Miles for Mom. The goal was to create an event for individuals who are currently enrolled and also bound for college by will received T-shirts, gift bags and snacks. with Union County Tax Collector Lisa B. Johnson. George Green is in the background. ran in it. event to kick things off as did Union County High School

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4A Union County Times Thursday, May 8, 2014 Prom ote Service Business with a TOOT YOUR OWN HORN! Email your med-to-hi-resolution digital photo (150dpi+) & ad text to: b y 5pm Monday OR bring it to:B r adford County Telegraph Union County Times Lake Region Monitor( 9 04) 964-6305W e ll help you design your ad cash/check/credit cards accepted all for only /wk co vering Bradford, Union & Clay Counties a in o u r weekly community gi veaway paper: Stand out from the crowd Pr omote YOUR Servicewith aClassified Photo A dA ctu al Size Ad Sample School Kindall Johnson, Jaci Patrick, Cole Karleigh White. LEFT: (Back row, Katie Wade, Hannah Sherrod, Justin (Front row, l-r) Katelynn Jenkins, Hance Jones, Jordan Sanderson, Ethan Hancock, Graham, and Third Grade Jasmin James, Madison Hardcastle, Matt Hedrick, Michael Mohl, Haylee Tanner, Sellers, Kendal Forsyth, Macy Waylen Tetstone, Michael Young, Tamia Young, Ben Handley, Matthew Laux, Johniya Henderson, Colin Barrett, Erin Hailey Bradley, Keaton Holmes, Chelsea Keen, Hailey Maloney, Tristen Woodall, Hayley Parker and Catalina Sweat. Vendor selected to build UCHS greenhouse Structure will serve local schools and the community BY VINCENT ALEX BROWN Times Editor Last month, the Union County School Board approved the selection of Grower Structures by Home-Craft, LLC to build a greenhouse at Union County High School. In October 2012, UCHS agricultural education teacher and FFA adviser Amie Imler applied for a grant through the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services. The agency has a facility enhancement grant program that is funded by the legislature each year contingent upon sufficient funds in the annual state budget. The high schools budget is for $50,000 to build a new greenhouse since the original structure was damaged beyond repair by the hurricanes of 2004, according to Imler. Although we have somewhat of a structure nowonly a skeleton frameI had some greenhouse consultants from the University of Florida come by to evaluate the current structure and they recommended starting over, so thats why we proceeded with the grant, she wrote in an email. The grant was also written in conjunction with the Union County Extension Service. We will not only use the greenhouse for high school and middle school agriculture programs but also for community extension programs, she added. The greenhouse will have both traditional bench-top production as well as hydroponic production. Hydroponics is a method of growing plants using mineral nutrient solutions, in water, without soil. She said the grant was approved last summer by the state legislature and since has worked with local and out-ofstate companies to secure bids for the structure. As a result, Bradenton-based Grower Structures was chosen out of four final bids. They will build a 24-foot wide by 48-foot long structurea total of 1,152 square feetwith a gutter height of 10 feet for $43,404. It will be skinned with clear material and include two doors, fans and cooling pads, heaters, a control system, a shade cloth, hanging basket runs and benches. Total materials come to $29,304; labor and equipment costs total $11,600; and freight is $2,500. Amie Imler has done most of the groundwork on this, UCHS Principal Mike Ripplinger told the Union County Board of County Commissioners at their November 18 meeting last year. She deserves the praise. Looks like all that work is paying off for students and the community alike. Imler expects construction to begin before June 30.

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Thursday, May 8, 2014 Union County Times 5A 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 A key to properly understanding what God requires of us today is learning which covenant we are under. At Mount Sinai God made a covenant with the children of Israel, which included the Ten Commandments among other things (Deuteronomy 4:13; 5:1-3). However, Jeremiah spoke of a day when God would make a new covenant with His people (Jeremiah 31:31-34). The book of Hebrews teaches we are under this new covenant today (Hebrews 8:7-13). Christ through His death abolished in His flesh the enmity the law of commandments contained in ordinance (Ephesians 2:15) and wiped out the handwriting of requirements that was against us having nailed it to the cross (Colossians 2:14). Therefore, since the death of Christ the Old Law has been removed and now we are under the law of Christ (Galatians 6:2), the perfect law of liberty (James 1:25). 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. 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. School Kitchens. (Front row, l-r) Laura Park, Ethan Thomas, and Peter Merola. Fourth Grade Freeman, Lily Giles, Jessica Hall, Lauren Smith, Summer Bridges, Charlotte Gambel, Sierra Garland, Makenna Lee, are constructing and engineering rockets with combustible engines as well as water bottle rockets that they will launch

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6A Union County Times Thursday, May 8, 2014 Its an honor to celebrate the nurses of Haven Hospice in Union County who provide comfort, care and compassion to the patients and families we serve each and every day. National Nurses Week May 6-12, 2014 800.HOSPICE (467.7423) | havenhospice.org You are the difference!At Haven Hospice, we believe our staff and volunteers are the difference. rfntb rf ntand soreness nb naches THG-13903 Meet your new Tigerettes (Front row, l-r) Mascot: (Middle row, l-r) Shelby Tara Parrish, Merideth Schmidt, Shiann Hutchison, (Back row, l-r) Shyann Kaylie Whitehead, Carissa Samantha Massey and LBES celebrates Earth Day learned about renewable and nonrenewable resources as Bailey, Briyanna Swafford and Brandon Stansel-Smith.

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Union County: UCSO deputies Hal Croft (May 23, 1961) and Ronald Jackson (May 23, 1961), Department of Corrections officers Paul Jordan (Jan. 24, 1976) and John S. Dennard (May 5, 1983), UCSO Deputy Renee D. Azure (Aug. 6, 2002) and Department of Corrections officer Adam Sanderson (March 6, 2009). Bradford County Sheriffs Office Capt. Brad Smith and Starke Police Department Capt. annual Bradford-Union Law Enforcement Memorial, held at the downtown square in Starke on May 1. Most people will never know what the family of law enforcement has to endure each and every day when they take to the streets, Bradford County Sheriff Gordon Smith said. Most return to their respective homes when their shifts are over, but some have paid a tremendous price in carrying out their duties. The families that are here tonight know all too well that you never really get over losing a loved one, Union County Sheriff Brad Whitehead said. Since Dec. 25, 1885, 25 have given their lives during service to Bradford and Union counties. They are not to be forgotten, but Whitehead encouraged the crowd to make those memories positive ones. The heroes we are honoring tonight should not be remembered for how they died, Whitehead said. They will be remembered for how they live. Whitehead read aloud the names of the six individuals who have died in the line of service to BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Family members, law enforcement officers and members of the community at large gathered to pay their respects to the memories of those who gave their lives in the service of making their homes as safe as possible at the Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, May 8, 2014 News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake Region FEATURES CRIME SOCIALS OBITUARIES EDITORIAL Starke Mayor Carolyn Spooner (far left) and Jim and Mary Crawford admire the memorial stone placed in Remembering community heroes Williams of the offers some words of comfort the sister of was killed in an with the Marion mother of fallen Bradford

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worked with the Arc of Bradford County for a time in 2001, helping to open that organizations first group home. Chappell served on the school board for 20 years, from 1992 to 2012, under the guidance of five superintendents. She said she would still be there if she had not needed to leave because of her husbands health. Hiram had been on kidney dialysis since 1999 and had been ill for several years prior to that time. With an interest in nursing born from caring for her ailing husband, and with the encouragement of former school superintendent JoAnn Rowe, Chappell had been attending the Bradford-Union Technical Center, where she received her certificate as a patient care technician. She learned home dialysis so she could better care for Hiram, then went on to First Coast Technical and received her LPN certification. Hiram received a new kidney in 2004 from a girl Chappell had met in nursing school, but an infection six months later damaged it, and by 2007 he was back on dialysis. He started home dialysis in 2008 with Chappell running the equipment six days a week. His health began to decline in late November last year, and he was hospitalized in early December. He passed away at home with his family on December 18, 2013. Chappell started working at All I knew about politics was that when the time came, you went to vote for who you thought was the best person for the job, Chappell said. I never felt like a politician, even after I won the first time. I always felt like a public servant. I have always thought that if you could separate politics and schools, you would end up with better schools. Chappell said she had seen things in the school system that needed to be improved upon or changed, and that motivated her work on the board. I saw the need for things like better security for student records and safety issues, Chappell said. When Chappell was first elected, she found she had some adjustments to make. She remembers advice given to her by fellow board members Coby Wainwright and Jimmie Scott. Coby told me I had to learn to pick my battles and know when to just sit back, take my time and relax, Chappell said. I have never been good at this. I see things that need to be done, and I want them done now, not later. Jimmie tried to teach me patience and how to look at things in the long term. I tried, but I think that I still drove the superintendents crazy sometimes. In addition to her work on the school board, Chappell also The Chappells moved to Bradford County with their three children, but for several years both still commuted to work; Chappell to Jacksonville where she worked for Prudential Insurance until leaving in 1984, Hiram in construction in several locations until he and friends opened 5-Star Construction in Palatka in 1990. Chappell went to work at Bradford Middle School in 1984 as a records clerk under then Principal Charles Hall. She quickly became very active and interested in the school system and began looking for ways to improve it. (Hiram became involved as well, serving as a softball coach to the senior boys.) After seven and a half years, she decided to run for the Bradford County School Board in District 4. She said she had no idea about politics when she started. BY TRACY LEE TATE Special to the Telegraph-TimesMonitor Most people have all they can do taking care of the needs of themselves and their families. A few individuals, however, seem destined to be caretakers for larger groups of people, often a great part of their community. One local woman fits well into this latter group, having worked for many years to improve the life of people in Bradford County, both young and old. Vivian Chappell said she started early as a caregiver. I was the oldest of 11 children, so there was always somebody needing something. I think thats where helping people became a habit. I also think that may be why I can be so bossy. Born in Jacksonville almost 70 years ago, Chappell came to Bradford County in 1976 when she and her husband, Hiram, decided they did not like the changes they were seeing in the city. We wanted to raise our children in a small town where safety was less of a concern, and the values were more clearcut, Chappell said. We chose Bradford County because Hirams sister, Betty Warren, lived here. She was a military wife, so after we got here, she left for a while, but she came back. 2B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, May 8, 2014 $79 9 lb F AM PAK$19 9 lbPRICES A VAILABLEM AY 7 MAY 13 $ 3 49 $99 92 $32 $1$27 9 MILD or HOT 3LBOSCAR MA YER 16OZC UCUMBERS 3LB BAG Open 7 Days a Week 8am to 8pm1 371 South Walnut St. (Hwy 301) Starke (904)368-9188 Amazing quality Fantastic prices.S atisfaction Guaranteed F AM PAK$449 lb 5 LB$9 F AM PAK$49 9lb 2 $716 OZ $39 9 lb $12 9 lb lb Weds Tues 1 0LB BAG Steak Special Baked Potato Salad Bar Dessert & Drink 904-964-8061 1100 S. Walnut Starke(Hwy 301 S.) Happy Mothers Day to all of our mothers in all of our communities. Mothers, all mothers, are so special. Where would America be without our Mothers? My mother was the backbone of our family. My father was a great man but really and truly it was our mother who was the glue that held our family together. How can we really express in words what mothers mean to our community. My mother encouraged me all her days here on earth, even when I disappointed her. I was still her son. You know its so easy to be critical, but to each precious mother I say, God bless you and your family. For those who are missing their mothers, well pray together. My mother died July 28, 1997 and how I miss her. God gave me my mother and truly one of the greatest blessings of my life. So many of you have been mothers to your family and mentors to others. There are many of you like that in my life. I pray that God will continue to guide and bless all of our mothers in our community. Happy Mothers Day from all of us at Western Steer We honor you today. Have a great day! $1199OnlyHarry & his beloved Mother Florida Twin TheatreAll Seats $6.00 Before 6 p.m. 964-5451* CLOSED MON & TUES SCREEN 1 SCREEN 2 NOW SHOWING Visit us on-line at www.FloridaTwinTheatre.comFri: 7:00, 9:10 Sat: 4:50, 7:00, 9:10 Sun: 4:50, 7:00 Wed. Thurs: 7:30EXPENDABLESNOW SHOWING Fri: 8:00 Sat: 5:00, 8:00 Sun: 5:30 Wed. Thurs: 7:15 Cameron Diaz in Emma Stone inAmazing Spiderman 2 The Starke campuses of Santa Fe College are once again hosting Jr. College for Kids and College for Kids this summer, and registration is open now. Jr. College for Kids, which is A concert featuring Alter Eagles and the three winners of the 2014 Bradford Fest Talent Showdown will be hosted by Santa Fe College on Saturday, May 17, at 7 p.m. at the Bradford High School auditorium. Alter Eagles is a tribute band that plays the music of Eagles, the group responsible for such hits as Take It Easy, Lyin Eyes, One of these Nights and Hotel California. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $15 for reserved seats. They may be purchased at The Kiwanis Club of Starke will be hosting its annual clay shoot on Saturday, May 17, at 9 a.m. at the Bradford Sportsmens Farm in Graham. For more information, please call Sherry Ruszkowski at the Arc of Bradford County (904964-7699). Kiwanis Club of Starke to host clay shoot May 17 Santa Fe College to host Alter Eagles concert at BHS the Santa Fe College Andrews Center or the North Florida Regional Chamber of Commerce. All proceeds will go to the Santa Fe Foundation to fund scholarships for Bradford County students. The Bradford County Tourist Development Council is a main sponsor of the event. College for Kids registration now open for rising first-, second-, thirdand fourth-graders, is scheduled for June 23-27, 8 a.m.-noon each day. College for Kids, which is for rising fifth-, sixth-, seventh-, eighthand ninth-graders, will be held Mondays-Fridays, July 7-18, from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (Half-day sessions are an option.) The cost for Jr. College for Kids is $95, while the cost for College for Kids is $270, or $135 for half-day sessions. Scholarships are available, thanks to generous donors in the community. The deadline to submit a scholarship application is Thursday, May 15. Visit the Santa Fe College Andrews Center to register for either Jr. College for Kids or College for Kids, or to pick up a scholarship application. You may also call 904-9645382. Vivian Chappell: a lifelong habit of caring for others Vivian Chappell

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in the lining of the uterus and is The wrap-up party, which will feature a chicken and rice dinner, is 6-8 p.m. at the Starke Golf and Country Club. The Womans Club of Starke provided the venue for the ladies tea at a reduced rate, Harry Hatcher provided the water goblets and Shannon Whitaker staffed a photo booth. Chuck Kramer of WEAG managed the sound system, and Lyn Veliz took photos of the event for the Telegraph-Times-Monitor. BY MARY W. BRIDGMAN Special to the Telegraph-TimesMonitor Team Murphys Law, a fundraising team for the Bradford-Keystone Heights Relay for Life, staged an elegant ladies tea at the Womans Club of Starke on May 4. The event raised $2,600 for the American Cancer Society, and more money is expected to come in. Guests dined on a sumptuous feast of sweet and savory delicacies prepared by Virginia Autryformer proprietress of Strawberry Tea Roomat tables set with fine china, yellow, satin tablecloths and fresh, floral centerpieces. The menu featured afternoon tea: blueberry and strawberry scones served with clotted cream and lemon curd, tea sandwiches of Gingers chicken salad, garlic cheese and cucumber, meringue cookies, lemon bars, chocolate-covered strawberries from Bradford County, petit fours, creamcheese tarts and other treats. Esther Lawson, a registered nurse, emceed the event. She recognized Linda Leethis years Bradford-Keystone Heights Relay for Life chair who noted that Team Murphys Law had raised almost $9,000 to fight cancer this year. Lawson introduced cancer survivor Laura Cleesen, who talked about her experiences and the support she has received from her husband and friends. Lawson led the group in an activity that provided education on cancer facts for women (see sidebar). Following the cancer facts presentation, door prizes were awarded. Also on sale to benefit the cause were tickets for a drawing to win a cancer-ribbon quilt made by Abbie Massey and a Mary Kay gift basket donated by Helen Haverty. Tickets for the drawing, which will be held at the June 17 Relay for Life wrap-up party, are $3 each or two for $5 and are available from Virginia Autry (904-364-6837). Thursday, May 8, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 3B Dr. Virgil A. BerryCHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIANServing the area for 21 years. Modern methods with old-fashioned concern. Auto Accidents Work Injuries Headaches Neck and Back PainBack & Neck Pain Clinic Starke to take part in the (clockwise from far left) Cancer facts for women are available on the website of the American Cancer Society (www. cancer.org), which indicates that the cancers that most often affect women are breast, colorectal, endometrial, lung, cervical, skin and ovarian. Knowledge about these diseases and what can be done to prevent them can save lives. Skin cancer is the cancer most common to women. People who spend time in the sun, have fair skin and hair (blonde or red), have had severe sunburns before age 18 or have a family history of melanoma are more vulnerable to it. Skin cancers can be prevented by staying out of the midday sun, wearing hats with brims, longsleeve shirts and sunglasses, and using sunscreen with an SPF of 30 or higher on all exposed skin. Children should be protected from the sun. Changes to moles and spots on your skin should be reported to your doctor immediately. Include regular skin checks in your medical care. Breast cancer is the second most common cancer that women may face in their lifetimes. It is most likely to develop after age 40, and the risk goes up with age. The best defense is to find breast cancer early, when it is easier to treat. Annual mammograms and breast exams are recommended for women 40 and older, and regular (once every three years) breast exams are recommended for younger women. Most colorectal cancers occur in people 50 or older. Eating a diet mostly of high-fat foods, obesity, smoking and inactivity increase the risk for this cancer. Tests that detect polyps that can develop into cancer are recommended for people over 50. Eating a diet rich in fruits and vegetables can help prevent it. Endometrial cancer is found Facts about the 7 cancers that affect women most

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Dear Editor: 900 natural springs in Florida, like Manatee Springs, are very sick. Nitrates are poisoning and polluting Floridas beautiful natural resources as well as our 4B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, May 8, 2014 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 Dewey and Vicki McKinney celebrated their 50 th wedding anniversary Saturday night at the Starke Country Club. They were married on May 14, 1964 in Sarasota. They both graduated from the University of Florida, and worked in the education field for many years. After serving 2 years in the Army in Montgomery, Ala., they returned to Starke and made their home there for the next 48 years. They have three children, Lori (Brian) Davis, Beth (Jeff) Oody and their son, Michael McKinney. They enjoy being actively involved with their nine grandchildren. On May 3 rd their children hosted their celebration of 50 years. A tremendous turnout of family and friends enjoyed a dinner and dancing to music from the 60s and 70s. An enjoyable, fun evening was had by everyone. McKinneys celebrate 50 years Dewey and Vicki McKinney Vivian Kay Crawford and Kevin Michael Moody, both of Hampton, were married on Saturday, April 19, 2014 at The Hilltop in Orange Park. The Bride is the daughter of John and Geraldine Crawford of Starke. The Groom is the son of Terrie Mobley of Hampton and Inmon Moody of Lawtey. The minister was the Brides father and Bride was given in marriage by her parents. The brides gown was an Alfred Angelo design, with floor length ivory rouched with a corset style back. The veil was ivory blusher with an ivory beaded veil and was accented with a tiara. The bouquet was with stunning flowers and vibrant colors, with peonies, asiatic lilies, wisteria, fuji mums, green athos, and ivy, beautifully arranged in tear drop fashion to suit the Bride and to celebrate the joyous day of the union of two people becoming one. The Matron of Honor was Melissa Brogden of Jacksonville and wore purple jersey, mid thigh with lace bodice. She carried long stem calla lilies. The bridesmaids were Bobbie Griswold of Jacksonville and Amanda Snyder of Middleburg. Ms. Griswold wore a mid thigh blue jersey and Mrs. Snyder wore mid thigh purple jersey with lace bodice. They carried long stem calla lilies. The flower girl was Aliyah Brogden of Jacksonville. She wore ivory taffeta with lime green sash. She carried wooden basket adorned with ribbons in the Brides colors, and holding daisy petals. The Groom wore grey long sleeve shirt with a multicolored tie and orchid boutonniere. The Groomsmen were Wayne Mobley and Inmon Moody. They wore long sleeve royal blue shirts with black. The ring bearers were Ian Crawford and Gage Moody. The wedding was a patio ceremony. An archway adorned with lime green silk runners topped with arrangements in the Brides colors. The reception was in The Patterson Room and decorated with lavender and blue water beads in vases with candles and fuji mums on tables. There was shadow lighting of purple, lime green, and blue. The wedding cake was a three tiered homemade butter pecan with butter cream frosting tinted ivory, adorned with fresh orchids and topped with a silver double heart. The Grooms cake was a red velvet with cream cheese frosting tinted ivory with a kiligree design in browns. The Bride and Grooms table had two large crystal bases with water beads and candles. The Brides bouquet was a center piece. A punch fountain accompanied and open bar. The couple honeymooned in Orlando. They will reside in Hampton. Crawford, Moody wed April 19 Socials The annual Parrish family reunion will be held on Sunday, May 18, 2014 from 11 am to 4 pm at the Lake Butler Community Center. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. Please bring your favorite meat, vegetable, drink and dessert to be shared. Paper goods and ice will be furnished. For more information call Regina Parrish or Jackie Cunningham. Parrish reunion is May 18 Dear Editor: Your friends and neighbors have chosen you to serve in the Armed Forces of the United States. This is how my Draft Notice read when I received it in July of 1972. When I received this, I went and enlisted for three years in the United States Army. I served my three years proudly and was discharged in July of 1975, with an Honorable Discharge. I also had a Military disability. I then went on to retire in Tampa Florida, then my wife and I moved to North Carolina. We lived there for twelve years before moving back to Starke, to take care of my wifes father. I went to work for Wal-mart in Starke, on March 18, 2008, in the Garden Center. I was still being treated for my disability for all those years. On November 6, 2012, I had to have total right knee replacement, due to my Military injuries. I returned to work in June of 2013, using a cane and on light duty. Working for Wal-mart, you have to walk on concrete floors for eight to nine hours a day. During this time I had to take a few days off to let my knee rest, so I could walk on it again. On April 3, 2014, Management called me into the office and fired me for missing time to take care of my Military disability. At the time of my firing, I was still under VA care and on light duty. I am not angry, but I am very concerned at how companies can be allowed to do this to Veterans. I feel many of our citizens do not realize the amount of unjust treatment our Military receives, even from large corporations. Remember, we all sacrificed, some of us were injured and a lot of our Military, good men and women, lost their lifes to defend the freedom of those who make unjust decisions about our future. Thank You, Richard Deaton Concerned with treatment of veterans in the workforce Clean drinking water: too expensive? source of safe drinking water. Law makers in Tallahassee have signed off on a bill that would addresses this pollution issue and restore 38 of the states most critically polluted springs. The cost: $380 million. Said senator Charles S. Dean, Sr. (R) You are fooling nobody but yourself to say we dont have a problem with this. In 2011 Governor Rick Scott and the legislature weakened decades old water protection measures. In the house, leaders say the $380 million price tag is too high especially in an election year. Rep. Jason T. Brodeur is the GOP sponsor of the Houses spring bill. He seeks a solution to this pollution. Last year oysters vanished in Apalachicola. Dead manatees washed up in the Indian River Lagoon. In November you the voter can decide just how much pollution you want in your springs and aquifer. You the voters can vote to approve a constitutional amendment sending much more money from a real estate tax into land and water protection. Former chief biologist for the Florida State Park System, Jim Stevenson, said recently, Whatever the condition of the springs is the condition of or drinking water. What price can the citizens of Florida put on clean natural springs and on safe and clean drinking water? Robin Tail Keystone Heights Dear Editor: Each year, National Nurses Week is celebrated beginning May 6th and ending May 12th on Florence Nightingales birthday. National Nurses Week is one of the nations largest health care events, recognizing the contributions and commitments nurses make and educating the public about the significant work they perform. This year, the theme of National Nurses Week is Nurses Leading the Way. Today, more than ever, nurses are at the forefront of transforming the changing state of health care. This week, the North Florida/ South Georgia Veterans Health System (NF/SGVHS) would like to honor these dedicated men and women. VA nurses are an integral part of our health care team. Every day, they provide leadership, advocacy and exceptional clinical care to meet the health care needs of our patients. Veterans and their families rely on our nurses for their compassionate and professional care. National Nurses Week gives us a chance to recognize the contributions of these health care providers who are at the heart of our health care system. Please join me in celebrating our VA nurses who serve this country by providing quality patient care to all of Americas Veterans. Sandra Sparks, MS, BSN, RN, North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System Honor VA nurses during National Nurses Week USA Gymnastics Registrationnow underway MonFri 3-8pm (904) 368-0006 Ronnie McReynolds Registration: $10Evening Classes: $50/month (Begins June 9) 5-Day Camp: $100All Camps run 9am 3pm and include movie fieldtripUSA Gymnastics of FL is proud to announce registration for our summer programs. If the kids are looking for something fun to do this summer, let us help. With 26 years of experience USAGF is a proven hit for all ages! Like us on at Shooting Stars Gymnastics June 9 13 July 28 Aug 1 July 14 18 www.StarkeJournal.com Letters editor@bctelegraph.com

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Thursday, May 8, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 5B D a n i e l Cr e w s 9 0 0 W M a d i s o n S t r e e t S t a r k e F L 3 2 0 9 1 9 0 4 9 6 4 7 5 5 7 w w w m a d i s o n s t r e e t o r gR e v J u s t i n K i r k s e y S e n i o r P a s t o r M a d i s o n S t r e e t B a p t i s t C h u r c h Jo es Tires 13761 South US 301 Starke(1/2 mile south of walmart) 964-(8473) t Crime t The following individuals were arrested recently by local law enforcement officers in Bradford, Union or Clay (Keystone Heights area) counties: Bradford Samuel Reese Box, 19, of Starke was arrested May 2 by Starke police for loitering and resisting an officer. According to the arrest report, police were called to a residence on Crum Street in Starke about a suspicious person on the property. Box, who was spotted by an officer behind the home, took off running toward the Delta food store on S.R. 16, but was detained by another officer assisting on the call. Bond was set at $7,500 for the charges. Christopher Lee Chastain, 28, of Hampton was arrested May 5 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. Travis Tyrone Desue, 24, of Starke was arrested May 4 by Starke police for battery. According to the arrest report, Desue and his girlfriend started arguing while driving in a vehicle. They pulled into the parking lot of Madison Street Baptist Church, where Desue exited the vehicle and attempted to make the victim get out. She refused, and Desue started to poke the victim in the face with his finger. Several bystanders at the church called police about the disturbance and stated the same thing as the victim. Desue was arrested, and bond was set at $1,500 for the charge. Eddie Duggan, 26, of Middleburg was arrested April 29 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. Carrie A. Freeman, 23, of Hawthorne was arrested April 29 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. No bond was allowed for the charge. Mathew Lee Grant, 29, of Pahokee was arrested May 4 Bradford deputies for probation violation. No bond was allowed for the charge. Charles Emmanuel Jones, 35, of Starke was arrested April 30 by Starke police on an out-ofcounty warrant from Orange. Bond was set at $2,000 for the charge. Jean Roosvelt Justin, 34, of Orange Park was arrested May 5 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Robert B. Kerce, 29, of Starke was arrested May 4 by Bradford deputies for probation violation and for resisting an officer. Bond was set at $10,000 for the charges. Douglas Michael King, 30, of Brooker was arrested May 4 by Bradford deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, King pushed his wife several times during an argument at their home, causing her to fall against a table. Bond was set at $1,000 for the charge. Casey Lea King, 26, of Starke was arrested May 4 by Bradford deputies for disorderly intoxication and for loitering. According to the arrest report, deputies were called about a Recent arrests in Bradford, Clay or Union woman walking into traffic on U.S. 301 just north of the intersection with C.R. 18 near Hampton. When the deputy located King, she appeared highly intoxicated and was uncooperative when questioned about what she was doing. She was arrested, and bond was set at $3,000 for the charges. James Rodney Lucas Jr., 33, of Starke was arrested April 30 by Bradford deputies on warrants for two charges of possession of cocaine and for two charges of selling cocaine, all charges happening within 1,000 feet of a specified area. Bond was set at $200,000 for the charges. Patrick Laverne Marks, 42, of Starke was arrested May 1 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Robert Scott Mattson, 23, of Riverview was arrested April 29 by Bradford deputies during a traffic stop for possession of marijuana. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Michael Douglas Moore, 23, of Keystone Heights was arrested May 3 by Bradford deputies for smuggling contraband into a detention facility and for possession of prescription drugs without a prescription. According to the arrest report, Moore had been arrested by Starke police the same day on a probation violation charge and was in a holding cell at the Bradford County Jail when he admitted to having contraband hidden on his body. A search of Moore found he had concealed a small amount of loose tobacco, rolling papers and 11 pills later identified as a type of prescription pain medicine. No bond was allowed for the probation violation charge, while bond was set at $18,000 for the other two charges against Moore. James Edward Scordo, 42, of Clearwater was arrested April 30 by Lawtey police for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Antoine Dovorice Sirmones, 23, of Starke was arrested May 4 by Starke police for assault, aggravated battery using a deadly weapon and crimes against a person-committing a felony act that could cause death. According to the arrest report, Sirmones is accused of stabbing and cutting a victim several times during a fight near Grove Street in Starke. According to the report, Sirmones and another man were in a vehicle when they stopped by the victim and another man walking down the street. A fight ensued between all four until Sirmones and the driver got back into the car and fled the scene. Police were called, and the vehicle and the driver were located a few minutes later on S.R. 16. By then, Sirmones had been dropped off at a relatives residence, where he was located and arrested by several officers and deputies without incident. According to some of the witnesses and the driver of the vehicle, the fight started over some type of interaction between the drivers girlfriend and one of the other men involved. The driver had picked up Sirmones as back up before encountering the victim and the other man on the street. Sirmones refused to talk with police about the incident once he was arrested. The driver told police he asked Sirmones what happened when he got back in the vehicle after the fight, to which Sirmones replied, He cut me, so I cut him. Police noted that Sirmones had a small cut on his leg, but Sirmones told them he didnt need medical attention and that he got it from a nail on the porch at the residence where he was arrested. The victim, with a large cuts on his face and forearm, and a possible puncture wound to the shoulder, was transported to the hospital and was in stable condition after being treated for his wounds, according to the report. Bond was set at $150,000 for the charges against Sirmones. Nicole Ann Smith, 38, of Starke was arrested April 29 by Bradford deputies on an out-ofcounty warrant from Marion for petit theft. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Charles Devaughn Strong, 37, of Lawtey was arrested May 5 by Bradford deputies for aggravated assault with a weapon and for battery. According to the arrest report, Strong was at a residence in Lawtey when he was asked to leave by the female owner. Strong refused to leave, and a male friend of the owners at the home then told him it was time for him to leave. Strong hit the male victim in the face with his fist and then pulled a handgun from the back of his pants and pointed it at the victim. The victim ran outside, while the owner ran upstairs to lock herself in her bedroom with her young children. Strong left the home, but was located later. He denied hitting the victim, but admitted he pulled out a BB pistol because he felt threatened. The deputy retrieved a BB gun from Strongs truck, and arrested Strong. Bond was set at $50,000 for the charges. Tiffani Jones Sykes, 32, of Starke was arrested May 4 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Shantel Monique Sylvester, 33, of Starke was arrested May 2 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Michael Dwayne Taylor, 43, of Keystone Heights was arrested April 29 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Hoang Duc Tran, 30, of St. Petersburg was arrested April 30 by Bradford deputies during a traffic stop for possession of marijuana and for possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. Bond was set at $6,000 for the charges. Michael Leonard Wells, 47, of Jacksonville was arrested April 30 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Deborah Bauer Whitney, 58, of Starke was arrested May 2 by Starke police for driving under the influence. Bond was set at $1,000 for the charge. Keystone/Melrose Tyler Howser, 41, of Keystone Heights was arrested May 4 by Clay deputies for battery. Robert Leavitt, 34, of Melrose was arrested May 1 by Clay deputies for contempt. Amos Merriwether, 24, of Starke was arrested May 5 by Clay deputies for contempt. Douglas Miller, 30, of Keystone Heights was arrested May 2 by Clay deputies for an out-of-state warrant. Derick Luther Phillips, 23, of Melrose was arrested April 29 by Putnam deputies for an outof-county warrant. August Roewe, 41, of Keystone Heights was arrested May 3 by Clay deputies for driving with a suspended license and possession of a controlled substance without a prescription. Jamie Strahn, 47, of Keystone Heights was arrested May 3 by Clay deputies for burglary and possession of not more than 20 grams of cannabis. Tammy Roton, 45, of Keystone Heights was arrested April 29 by Clay deputies for battery. John Tetstone, 41, of Keystone Heights was arrested April 29 by Clay deputies for a probation violation. Union Mary Liane Fritz, 25, of Lake Butler was arrested April 22 by Union deputies for felony battery. According to the arrest report, Fritz got into an argument with her roommate and hit and scratched the victim in the face and torso. She also threw some of the victims belongings into the yard, causing them to break. She was arrested and transported to the Bradford County jail, with bond set at $20,000 for the charge. Darin Scott Blackwelder, 26, of Lake Butler was arrested April 30 by Union deputies for burglary, larceny and criminal mischief-property damage. According to the arrest report, Blackwelder stole several items from a trailer, an RV and a truck, all located on the same property on C.R. 18. The items include two flat-screen TVs, a CD/MP3 car radio and a 6-volt flashlight. Deputies were called to the property after the owners noticed the items gone, and they stated that Blackwelder had been on the property earlier in the day. They also said they thought he might have taken the items, as they had noticed several smaller tools missing several times before when Blackwelder visited the property. Deputies located Blackwelder at his girlfriends home, discovered one of the stolen TVs and the flashlight and arrested Blackwelder. Roderick Javon Cooper, 31, of Live Oak was arrested April 28 by Union deputies on a warrant for failure to appear. Bond was set at $30,000 for the charge. Matthew Aaron Dover, 21, of Lake Butler was arrested April 21 by Union deputies on an out-of-county warrant from Suwannee for probation violation of a domestic violence injunction. Bond was set at $836 for the charge. Willie Carlton James, 19, of Live Oak and a 17-year-old male from Live Oak were arrested April 30 by Union deputies for kidnapping a minor-interfering with custody. According to the arrest report, a deputy was conducting a security check at the Community Center in Lake Butler at 2 a.m. when he observed a parked vehicle and then saw James and a 14-year-old female walk out from behind the building. The deputy discovered the other male juvenile and a 15-year-old female in the vehicle. After questioning all four, the deputy learned the two females were runaways and didnt have permission from their parents to be with James or the male juvenile. The two males were arrested, and the female juveniles were turned over to their mothers. Winifred Alfonso Mcallister, 56, of Brooker and Travis Lamar Norris, 33, of Gainesville were arrested April 30 by the UCSO drug task force. Mcallister was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to sell, possession of drugs, possession of marijuana and possession of narcotic equipment. Norris was charged with possession of cocaine with intent to sell, possession of drugs, possession of marijuana, possession of narcotic equipment, a weapons offense for possession of a selfpropelled knife, driving while license suspended or revoked, and a public orders crimeusing two way communications device to facilitate a felony. According to the arrest report, UCSO confidential sources called Mcallister and Norris to order 1 ounce of cocaine and then met them later on C.R. 231 near the work camp to make the transaction. A multi-agency drug task force, including Union deputies, was monitoring the transaction, and when it was completed, it moved in to arrest the two suspects.

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Barry Warren read aloud the names of the 19 who gave their lives in service to Bradford County: sheriffs George W. Epperson (Dec. 25, 1885), Henry W. Epperson (Jan. 20, 1890) and David Levy Alvarez (May 30, 1891), BCSO Deputy Andrew J. Kite (Feb. 21, 1899), Starke Marshall Jeff Jones (Nov. 19, 1903), sheriffs Everett E. Johns (Dec. 6, 1905), Joe A. Bennett (Aug. 9, 1907) and J.W. Langford (Aug. 23, 1912), BCSO Deputy W.T. Andrews (Feb. 1, 1914), Constable Richard Bennett (March 30, 1925), SPD Officer Leonard E. Colson (Dec. 26, 1951), Florida State Prison Assistant Superintendent James G. Godwin (April 4, 1955), SPD Officer William Burtis Jackson (April 20, 1956), Department of Corrections officers Howard D. Starling (July 2, 1964), Julie Gabor Caddell (Sept. 22, 1974) and Richard Burke (Ot. 12, 1980), BCSO Deputy Hesley Delmar Griffis (May 13, 1992) and Department of Corrections Officer Jerome A. Williams (July 26, 1995). Each of Bradford Countys fallen heroes has a permanent 6B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, May 8, 2014 WE ACCEPT EBT & WIC 386-496-3361610 S.W. 1st STREET LAKE BUTLER, FL NO RAINCHECKS ~ QUANTITIES LIMITED Continued from 1B remembrance at the Starke square in the form of a memorial stone and a palm tree planted in his or her honor. Starke Police Chief Jeff Johnson said the memorial area at the square, which also includes sponsored benches for seating, was the result of the commitment of Warren and the Bradford County community. A lot of people put a lot of time and dedication in this, as you can tell, Johnson said. Florida Highway Patrol Capt. Derek Barrs presented the names of those who gave their lives in Florida in 2013: K9 Officer Koda of the Leon County Sheriffs Office (Jan. 31), Sgt. Gary Morales of the St. Lucie County Sheriffs Office (Feb. 28), Master Deputy Joseph Shane Robbins of the Polk County Sheriffs Office (April 26), K9 Officer Gus of the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission (Aug. 1), Sgt. Michael L. Wilson of he Charlotte County Sheriffs Office (Aug. 5), K9 Officer Max of the Miami Gardens Police Department (Sept. 13) and Deputy Daniel Rivera of the Broward County Sheriffs Office (Sept. 21). Jerry Whithead, who served as Union Countys sheriff from 1984 until his death from illness on Dec. 18, 2013, was represented on stage by a vacant chair with a Union County Sheriffs Office star that had a black ribbon around it. Bradford County Sheriff Gordon Smith said Whitehead was certainly there in spirit. I can assure you that is no empty chair, Smith said. Smith and Johnson shared their memories of Whitehead, with Smith saying that Whitehead was one of those individuals who never sought to do things in the spotlight, which is what being a law-enforcement officer is all about. He did a lot of things that most people never saw, Smith said. Those are the types of things we try to dohelp people behind the scenes without taking a bunch of applause. Johnson remembered Whitehead as someone who influenced a lot of people. He taught me a lot of things. Some of them were hard lessons, and Im sure everybody sitting here, including the sheriff now, has learned the hard lessons from Jerry Whitehead. Great man. Great sheriff. Great family man. Im going to miss him a lot. In backing up Johnsons statement about hard lessons, Smith said, He was old school, but let me tell you something. Theres nothing wrong with being old school. We need more of it today. We need more men like him. We need more leaders like him. Current Union County Sheriff Brad WhiteheadJerrys sonsaid his father deserved accolades for a career that began in 1984 and resulted in him being the longest-serving sheriff in the state. However, he added that his father wouldnt want such a big deal made about him. I know Im biased, but Sheriff Jerry WhiteheadFloridas dean of sheriffswill forever be one of the best sheriffs in Florida and in the nation, as far as Im concerned, Brad Whitehead said. He is here with me and my family tonight, but I know he would also no be happy with us making such a fuss over him tonight. He would rather us all get together, hang around and talk about kids, family and the good times weve had together. Thats what were here to do tonight. Thank you so much for honoring my fathers legacy of 29 years. More photos can be viewed online at www.StarkeJournal. com. (Membership required.) memorial area in downtown Joyner Dawn McKinley (administrative (chief of staff) moment of the moment of

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Rebecca Minshew STARKE Rebecca Lynn Becca Bloodsworth Minshew, 32, of Starke died Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at her residence. She was born on Oct. 16, 1981 in Gainesville and has lived her life in Lake Butler and Starke. She was employed at the Union County Tax Collectors Office for over ten years. She is survived by: her husband, James W. Hoobie Minshew, Jr. of Starke; parents, Trent and Glenda Varnes Bloodsworth of Lake Butler; brother, Jed Bloodsworth of Lake Butler; maternal grandmother, Hazel Varnes; and paternal grandparents, Quentin and Eldis Bloodsworth. Funeral services will be Friday, May 9 at 11:00 a.m. in the Chapel of Archer Funeral Home. Family will receive friends Thursday, May 8 from 6-8 p.m. at the Funeral home. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Thursday, May 8, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 7B Serving F amilies in North Florida since 1973 S TARKE OFFICE OPEN 8:30 to 5:30 MON-FRIHwy 301 North, Starke 904-964-2010 (Next to Best Western) The area s largest supplier of Colored GraniteWhen Quality Counts, You Can Count On UsPrimary Location in Lake City at 561 NW Hilton Ave.Member of Better Business Bureau Monument Builders of North America Florida Monument BuildersFL Lic. # F037700 d Obituaries d In Memory Oct. 13, 1947 May 4, 2012 It has been 2 years since God called you home. We have the precious memories of our lives together. The family has been through a hard time. We lost a husband and daughter about a month apart. We had no closure with Lori. She went out fast with her heart. But God is healing the family from the pain and grief. Husband Dad Papa Wife, Lois Hodges Hau Card of Thanks The family of Bruce Lamar Sims would like to say thank you to everyone for their love and support shown them through kind words, calls, cards, visits, food, and prayers. We would also like to thank Orange Park Medical Center, Mayo Clinic, Shands of Starke, Shands of Gainesville, and Haven Hospice of Gainesville, for providing the best of care during his illness. A special thank you to Pastor Michael Parnell of River of Life Church of God, Pastor Thomas Odom of Ocoee Church of God, Pastor Lem Lane of Lake Butler Church of God, and Reverend Charley Bolt of Talledega, Ala., for officiating the service, and being there for our family during and after the service. We would also like to thank JonesGallagher Funeral Home for their support. We feel truly blessed to have been supported by such caring and wonderful family and friends. The family of Bruce Lamar Sims Card of Thanks We, the family of Lucille Johns Mosley, would like to thank everyone for the kind words, calls, prayers, cards, flowers, visits, and food, that were shared during the illness and loss of our loved one. We would like to thank Hospice of Jacksonville and Macclenny Nursing Home for providing the best care during her illness. We would also like to thank Reverend Ron Kimbrell, Brother Emory Eunice, Pallbearers, Evergreen Baptist Church, and friends for providing lunch after the service and Jones Gallagher Funeral Home. Sincerely, The families of Earl Edwin Mosley and Carol Jean Harris Are you looking for an AFFORDABLE Medicare Supplement solution?WE HAVE IT!SENIORS COMPARE (Monthly Premium)$216 (Monthly Premium)$55 1-800-942-2003CALL TODAY! Esau Bright LAWTEYMr. Esau Bright, 84, of Lawtey died May 5, 2014 surrounded by his wife and children as he passed away peacefully at his residence. He was born in Windsor on Oct. 5, 1929 and later moved to Lawtey. Mr. Bright was a member of St. John Missionary Baptist Church. He served in the U.S. Army and attended the local schools of Bradford County. He was also a prize fighter known as Trick Punch Charlie and worked as a general contractor. He is preceded in death by a daughter, Martha Betty Matthews. Mr. Bright is survived by: his loving wife, Mariam L. Bright of Lawtey; four sons, Rudolph Stormy Bright of Sorento, Lyndell Bright of Panama City, Esau Daruis Bright III of Rosswell Ga., and Donald Don Okeefe Bright of Winter Park; three daughters, Turosia Evette Bright of Lawtey, Dr. Jerecia Niecy Perry of Pooler; 25 grandchildren; 30 greatgrandchildren; a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Funeral services for Mr. Esau Bright will be held at 11:00 am Saturday, May 17, at 163 West Jefferson St. First Baptist Church in Starke with Rev. James E. Rackley conducting the services. Interment will be held at Peetsville Cemetery in Lawtey. Visitation will be held on Friday May 16, at Carl D. Haile Memorial Chapel at Haile Funeral Home. Family hour 3-4:00 pm friends 5-7:00 pm at St. John Missionary Baptist Church in Lawtey. The Repass will be held at the Lawtey Community School on Saturday, May 17 from 2-3:30 pm then followed by a dove releasing ceremony and special fellowship dedication at the Eagle Park in Lawtey from 4:00 pm until. PAID OBITUARY Donald Champion, Sr. KEYSTONE HEIGHTS Donald Eugene Champion, Sr., 92, died April 8, 2014 at the VA Hospice Care Center in Lake City. He was born to Leo and Birtha Champion on Jan. 7, 1922. He was a graduate in Forestry from the University of Florida and was a World War II veteran. He is survived by: his wife of 69 years, Lorraine Louis Hartman Champion of Keystone Heights; children, Don Champion, Jr., Paula Gongalez, Gregg Champion, Mark Champion and Susan Derkman; sister, Norma Dean Thompson; ten grandchildren; and nine greatgrandchildren. Funeral services were held at Charlie E Johns Welcome Center and interment took place in the Keystone Heights Cemetery. Arrangements were under the care of Moring Funeral Home of Melrose. Eason Crawford LAKE CITYEason Ward Crawford, 77, of Lake City died Tuesday, April 29, 2014 at the Suwannee Valley Care Center in Lake City with his family at his side. He was born July 3, 1936 in Plant City, to the late Daniel and Artie Blume Crawford. He lived in Ellisville for the last 43 years where he owned and operated his own trucking business and farm. He was preceded in death by: sister, Jeanette Knight; and brothers, Ollie, T. H. and Vernon Crawford. He is survived by: his wife of 57 years, Vivian Norris Crawford; daughters, Lynne Crawford (Butch) Vaughn of Lake City and Karen (Justin) Jones of Trenton; son, Doug (Michelle) Crawford of Trenton; brothers, J. T. (Lillian) Crawford of Chiefland and Lester (Ilene) Crawford of Providence; six grandchildren; and three greatgrandchildren. Funeral services were held May 2 in the Columbia Baptist Church with Rev. Darryl Tomlison officiating. Burial followed in the Crawford Family Cemetery. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements. Lenore Fleischer KEYSTONE HEIGHTSLenore Lee S. Fleischer, 91, of Keystone Heights died Sunday, May 4, 2014 in Starke. She was born in Pittsfield, Mass., July 10, 1922 to the late Maurice and Rose (Holsberg) Samel and was a retired legal secretary. She moved to Keystone Heights in 2005 from Crestview. She was preceded in death by her husband Seymour Fleischer in 2003 and her sister Anita Kratish last year. Survivors are: children, Sandi (Ronald) Winston of Keystone Heights and Victor M. (Rebecca) Fleischer of Crestview; sisters, Leila S. Friedman of Palm Coast and Esther Knoepfler of Pennsylvania; four grandchildren; and eight great grandchildren. There will be a memorial service at the Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola on Tuesday, May 13, at 2:00 p.m. The family will be having a local celebration of life at a later date. In lieu of flowers contributions are asked to made to Haven Hospice, 4200 NW 90th Blvd., Gainesville, 32505. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Keystone Heights. Lucille Mosley LAWTEYLucille Mosley, 92, of Lawtey died Friday, May 2, 2014 at Macclenny Nursing & Rehab Center. She was born on June 1, 1921 in Bradford County to the late Ernie and Mary (McCormick) Johns and was a lifelong area resident. She was a member of Evergreen Baptist Church and a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband Earl Crawford Mosley. Survivors are: daughter, Carol Jean Mosley (George) Harris of Raiford; son, Earl Ed (Barbara) Mosley of Lake Butler; brother, Warren G. Johns of Jacksonville; four grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren. Funeral services were on May 6, in the DeWitt C. Jones Chapel with Reverend Ron Kimbrell and Brother Emory Eunice officiating. Interment followed in Kingsley Lake Baptist Church Cemetery. In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to Community Hospice, 4266 Sunbeam Road, Jacksonville, FL 32257. Arrangements are by JonesGallagher Funeral Home of Starke. Juliana Slade MELROSEJuliana Slade died from cancer on Friday, May 2, 2014. She was a lifelong resident of Melrose. She worked as a legal secretary and retired from Alachua County. She is survived by: children, Lana James, Eddie, Mark and Tim Jacoby; siblings, Ruby Ashley, Irma Wilkes, Jeanie Slade and Margaret Dean; four grandchildren; and two greatgrandchildren. A memorial visitation will be held at Moring Funeral Home in Melrose from 5 pm7 pm on Friday, May 9th. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to a funeral fund at: www.gofundme.com/Juliana-slade, or to any Hospice is appreciated. Arrangements are under the care of Moring Funeral Home of Melrose. Martha Thomas KEYSTONE HEIGHTS Martha Marty Glisson Thomas, 88, of Keystone Heights died in Starke, Friday, May 2, 2014. She was born in Tampa to the late George Dewey and Delma (Gnann) Glisson. She was a lifelong resident of Clay County and retired from the United States Postal Service. She was a member of Gadara Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by: her husband, William Rowan Thomas, Sr.; daughter, Barbara Jane Thomas; and two grandsons, Jodey Alan Briggle and Wesley Clay Thomas. Survivors are: children, William Rowan Thomas, Jr., JoAnn (Jim) Briggle, Diane (Bill) Nettles, all of Keystone Heights; seven grandchildren; and seven greatgrandchildren. 904-368-0687 p h 904-368-0689 faxM ARGARET ANDERSON101 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 Graveside services were May 5, at Gadara Cemetery with Pastor Shawn House officiating. In lieu of flowers contributions can be made to Gadara Baptist Church Building Fund, 6779 CR315, Keystone Heights, FL 32656. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Keystone Heights.

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8B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, May 8, 2014 40 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 cus todians, 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 FOR RENT PROFESSION AL 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. 904-9649222. RETAIL SPACE in busy strip center. 1,000 sq.ft. and 2,000 sq. ft. units. South HWY 301 front age, across from the KOA Campground. Call 352235-1675. DOWNTOWN STARKE Pro $315 per month. Confer ence room, kitchen, utili ties and more provided. 904-364-8395. 3BR/2BA living room, din ing room, family room, laundry room. Back porch is screened in. Storage shed. Large fenced & paint. A/C. Immacu late condition. No pets other than service ani mals. $129,000.00. Near downtown & schools. 823 Parkwood Place. 912843-2194 or 912-2819053 for Sale WONDERFUL INVEST MENT PROPERTY, PREVIOUSLY RENTED FOR $800/MO Beautifully updated 3 BR 2 BA on .35 acres, with all appliances, located in Keystone. 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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: T arget your audience quickly O u r r o o m r a t e i s $ 1 6 5 0 p e r m o n t h f o r a 2 b e d r o o m a n d $ 2 6 5 0 p e r m o n t h f o r a s i n g l e b e d r o o m f o r a l l a s p e c t s o f o u r c a r e BY TRACY LEE TATE Special to the Telegraph-TimesMonitor A good life full of ups and downs, with a few surprises and little adventures, is how local resident Norma Donn describes her life in Bradford County. Donn moved to Bradford County with her husband, Gene, and oldest daughter, Kelly (Sweat), from Erwin, Penn., in the late 1970s. The couple settled into their new home; Gene going to work for the city of Starke as a mechanic and painter and Norma as a helper in a flower shop. I went to work for Ellie Hugh, who owned a flower shop next to the old Winn Dixie, where Radio Shack used to be, Donn said. I was the cleanup girl, and I would process flowers when they came in, unwrapping them and putting them on display and in the coolers. Donn said she quickly discovered that she enjoyed working with flowers and wanted to learn the trade, but Hugh wanted her to continue in the job for which she was hired. Help soon arrived, however, in the form of a woman named Maria, from Aruba, who saw Donns eagerness and agreed to teach her the art of flower arranging. This was back in the day when we worked with lots of plastic flowers for funeral and gravesite arrangements, Donn said. She would show me how to do a type of arrangement, then take it apart and tell me to do it. When I finished it, she would look it over, then tell me to take it apart and do it again. This is also how my kids learned to do arrangements when they got old enough. Donn had three more girls as she learned her trade: Gina (Collins), Tiffany (Snyder) and her youngest, Kelly. Just how she ended up with two daughters named Kelly has become a family legend. I had had three girls and really wanted a boy, Donn said. The doctor kept telling me she thought it was a boy, and I kept telling her that if it wasnt, I wanted to send it back. I had a hard time and ended up sleeping for several days after giving birth, so the doctor named her Kelly, (which was the doctors) last name. I was the last one in the family to see the baby; everyone else came to see her while I was asleep. Although a little confusion resulted from having two Kellys in the family, it was not as bad as it could have been in part because of the 17-year age difference. The oldest became known as Big Kelly, with the youngest called Little Kelly. Donn continued to learn the floral trade, finally opening her own shop, Bradford Florist, in the early 1980s. Located next to Mosely Tire, Donn operated the business until late 1985, when a back injury limited her activities for a time. When her back improved, she went to work for Bill Wilson at Wilsons Florist, which was located where Normans Produce is today. She stayed on for a time when the business sold to George Sanders. Donn was ready to return to running her own business in 1992, when she opened Floral, Etc. on Call Street; although from the start everyone called it Normas Floral. Big Kelly, a stay-at-home mom, got an excited phone call from her mother. She called me and said to come on down to Call Street, that she had an adventure for us, Sweat said. Normas Floral quickly became a fixture in the local business community, and Donn quickly became known for her involvement in the community. The Downtown Merchants started the Great Pumpkin Escape, and I somehow ended up being the coordinator for the first event, Donn remembered. That first year, all we did was stay open and let the kids walk up and down Call Street, coming into each store to get candy. Once everyone tallied their losses for the night, we all decided that we were going to have to do things a little differently the next year. Donn was also one of the organizers of the Strawberry Festival and its accompanying Strawberry Pagaent (a Womans Club project). She was also active in the Toys for Kids Christmas toy drive and helped to organize the Trail Ridge Festival in Lawtey. Gene died in 2005, and the aftermath, coupled with the resurgence of her back problems and other health issues, led Donn to close Normas Floral in 2007, a decision she now regrets. It would have been hard to keep going, but I wish I had done it, Donn said. Working with flowers was the one thing I most loved doing, and I really miss it now. About a year after closing the shop, Donn noticed a lesion on her hip which she at first misidentified as a boil. It was soon apparent that it was not an ordinary problem, and she went to the hospital, first in Starke and then to Alachua General before finally going to Shands at UF. She was diagnosed with necrotizing fasciitis, a flesheating bacteria. Donn: enjoying life through its ups and downs What followed were several months of intense antibiotic therapy and daily surgeries to remove dead tissue. Finally, she recovered and was allowed to return home with the warning to be on constant guard for a recurance of the disease. This recurrence happened almost four years to the day from her first episode with the disease. Donn fell and broke her hip on April 1, 2012, requiring surgery to repair it on April 2. A trip to the hospital on May 24 confirmed the bacteria was once again at work in her body, and she once again began the grueling regimen of nearly daily surgeries and intense antibiotic therapy. She was finally pronounced clear of infection on Thanksgiving 2013, but was left with a few months of healing from the surgery. All of her daughters contributed to her care, but the majority of her day-to-day care fell to Little Kelly, who moved back in with her mother. Big Kelly lives right next door, and she also helps with her mothers care, but she has had some problems of her own, which have somewhat curtailed her activities. While her mother was recovering from the second illness, Kelly went to have what should have been a simple surgery, but which turned into her own medical odyssey when it was discover that she had colon most prevalent in women over 50. Certain drugs used to treat breast cancer, family history, infertility and not having children can increase the risk for this cancer. Signs and symptoms are unusual spotting or bleeding, which should be reported immediately to your doctor. Smoking is the cause of more than 80 percent of all lung cancers, but people who dont smoke can also get it. It can often be prevented by not smoking and avoiding breathing in other peoples smoke. Cervical cancer can affect any woman who is or has been sexually active. It occurs in women who have had the sexually transmitted human papilloma virus (HPV) and is more likely to occur in women who smoke, have HIV or AIDS, have poor nutrition and who do not get regular Pap tests. A Pap test can find changes in the cervix that can be treated before they become cancer or can find it early, when it is easier to cure. The risk of ovarian cancer increases as women age. Women who have never had children, have unexplained infertility or had their first child after age 30 may be at increased risk for this cancer. Some types of hormone replacement therapy and family histories of specific types of cancer can also increase the risk. Currently, no reliable tests are available for finding ovarian cancer early. Symptoms that may indicate this cancer are ongoing abdominal (belly) swelling, digestive problems (including gas, loss of appetite and bloating) and abdominal pain, as well as pelvic, back and leg pain. Regular pelvic exams can help detect this type of cancer. The American Cancer Society recommends the following steps to reduce cancer risk: Stay away from tobacco. Get to and stay at a healthy weight. Get moving with regular physical activity. Eat healthy with plenty of fruits and vegetables. Limit how much alcohol you drink (if you drink at all). Protect your skin. Know yourself, your family history, and your risks. Get regular check-ups and cancer screening tests. For more information, contact the American Cancer Society (800-227-2345), or visit its website at www.cancer.org. 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BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Betty Warrens memory lives on, thanks to the Daughters of the American Revolution, Col. Samuel Elbert Chapter, and the annual recipients of a scholarship named in Warrens honor. The 10 th Betty Warren Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Cassels Christian Academy senior Caitlyn Sanders during the local DAR chapters May 5 meeting. Sanders has been participating in dual enrollment through Santa Fe College and will be a sophomore during her first semester as a full-time BY MICKEY AGNER Special to the Telegraph-TimesMonitor The Florida Department of Education estimated the tuition and fees at the average fouryear public college in Florida for the 2014 terms would be approximately $3,585 annually. That does not include the expense of room and board, which will run slightly over $9,000, according to the College Board. Together, those expenses total approximately $12,585 annually, or $50,340 for four years. (That assumes no class failures.) It might be hard to believe, but according to the College Board, those expenses are among the 10 lowest states in the country, making Florida a favorable location regarding college educational expenses. In addition to the relatively low price of postsecondary education in Florida, the state does fund a series of scholarships, not the least known of which is the Bright Futures Scholarship. Bright Futures has come under criticism in recent years for the reduction of funding that has been allocated due to the higher standards required for access. Regardless of the noted issue, the state-funded scholarships are an additional source of funding allocated to postsecondary educational expenses. Over and above the favorable expenses of postsecondary education in Florida, Bradford County continues a long tradition of effective collaboration between the Bradford County School Board and the Santa Fe College Andrews Center to provide an exceptional dualenrollment program. Via this program, qualifying high school students can enroll in college classes, which will serve as both high school and college credit. The program requires a specific grade-point average and standardized test score, and parents should obtain specific details from their school counselor. Not only does the dualenrollment program give collegebound students a jump on college credit, it also gives their parents a break on college expenses. More specifically, the dual-enrollment classes are free to the student. Most dual-enrollment programs are open to 11 th and 12 th -grade students only, but qualifying Bradford County students are allowed to enroll in the ninth grade. Though not a common occurrence, some students have accumulated two years of college credit before high school graduation. Kathleen Combass, an Andrews Center counselor, specified that approximately 100 Bradford High School students dual enrolled. Again, the local program provides the student a break on college credit and the parents a break on college expenses. The dual-enrollment program has been modified over the years to address specific issues or to attempt new ideas, but for the most part it has grown to be more serviceable to the students. Collegiate classes were attempted at the high school, but correlating the needs of both institutions became difficult. Besides, the close proximity of both institutions minimized the inconveniences of the classes at the Andrews Center. Bradford County Assistant Superintendent of Schools Lisa Prevatt indicates that a new dual-enrollment class has been articulated with the University of Florida. Although the class enrollment is currently restricted to only one student, the concept holds room for future growth. Cheryl Canova, director of the Andrews Center, also referenced the future possibility of ITV classes for the dual-enrollment program. ITV classes would transmit the interaction of classes on Santa Fes Gainesville campus to the Andrews Center and allow two-way communications with the instructor. Since the original class would be located in Gainesville, the concept would allow a small number of dual-enrollment students at the Andrews Center to cost effectively participate in the class. Additionally, it would also provide dual-enrollment students a greater selection of available classes. Donna Hartley, a Bradford High School counselor, also noted that some of the statefunded scholarships could be accessed for two-year vocational programs. Additionally, she prompts students to remember the Federal Pell grants, which are provided on a needs-based criteria and do not require repayment. Parents who desire more information on dualenrollment classes, state-funded scholarships, Pell Grants and other sources for educational expenses should contact one of the counselors at Bradford High School, the Bradford-Union Technical Center or the Andrews Center. Since parents are fortunate enough to live in a state with the low collegiate expenses of Florida and in a district that enriches those opportunities, the above resources are worthy of notation 10B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, May 8, 2014 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! Windsor Manor in 2000 part time and worked at Orange Park Medical Center as a part-time wound care nurse. She decided she wanted to be more local, so she left OPMC. She is now weekend manager at Windsor Manor, but works during the week as well if she is needed. Chappell said she loves the interaction with the patients. I love the simple things, like making someone smile, maybe making their day a little better. I treat the residents here like I would treat my mama and daddy. Everyone deserves to have their needs met and to feel like they are cared about, that they, matter. I love my job. Continued from 2B Florida and Bradford County: great locations for college expenses Chappell said she plans to keep working until they throw me out. She does, however, want to travel some and said she would love to find work as a traveling nurse companion. For now, she is satisfied with her life. Im just a simple country girl, she said. I love all the jobs Ive had and the people I have known through the years. I dont have words to thank my friends who have helped me through the rough times and who still are. I have a loving family, priceless friends and a home full of memories. What else could I ever need? Cassels senior Sanders awarded Betty Warren Scholarship Caitlyn right) stands Konnie Warren family representative Lynda Warren Perez and Warren family representative

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BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Host Pierson Taylor drew two straight bases-loaded walks to close out the game and defeat the Union County High School baseball team 3-2 in a Class 1A regional semifinal game on May 6. The Tigers (15-8) and starting pitcher Corey Hersey allowed just one hit through the first six innings and led 2-0, but things fell apart in the final inning. Hersey gave up back-to-back singles to Gage Cade and Nathan Peterson to open the bottom of the seventh. Jordan Bryant and Ty Cook pitched the remainder of the game, but the two pitchers combined to give up four walks. Taylor (16-9) loaded the bases with no outs, but Cade was picked off at third after advancing too far off the bag toward home. Union shortstop Chris Starling applied the tag, but the Wildcats soon advanced Peterson to third when Brayden Robinson drew a walk to load the bases again. Tanner Campbell hit a ground ball back to the mound, but an error on the play at home allowed Taylor to pull to within 2-1. Louis Hernandez hit a foul pop-up that was caught by Austin Green for the second out, but Rhett Tollison and Dexter Rodriguez each drew a walk with the bases loaded to force home two runs and give the Wildcats the win. Union took an early lead, scoring twice in the second inning. Josh Glover was hit by a pitch with two outs and scored on a single by Green. Two consecutive errors by Taylor allowed another run to score. Greens RBI single was one of just two hits the Tigers got off of Taylor pitcher Campbell, a West Virginia University commit. Campbell had 11 strikeouts. Hersey, who was battling an illness, gave up a single to Campbell to lead off the bottom of the first, but didnt allow another hit until the seventh. He had four strikeouts. Williston (22-4), which defeated the Tigers for the District 7 championship, advanced to the regional finals by defeating Wildwood 15-0. teammates after graduating. Hall signed a letter of intent on April 25 to play at Jacksonvilles Trinity Baptist College. Collins, who was featured in a previous Telegraph-Times-Monitor story, signed with the school on April 11. It feels amazing knowing Im going to have one of my teammates up there, Hall said. The senior catcher, who is MaxPreps fourth-ranked catcher in Class 4A (and ranked eighth in on-base percentage at .430), said he has been playing the sport since the age of 4. He fell in love with it the first time he started playing catch with his father and wouldnt choose anything over playing ball. Its just the thing I love to do, Hall said. Hall said he believed he could play at the next level. It was just waiting for that perfect school to come along. Im just really excited, he said. I feel like Ive finally found a place. I think its going to be the perfect place. This is what Ive been working for. Bradford head coach Stewart Duncan can speak to the effort Hall has put in to get this opportunity. Hes got a big heart, Duncan said. He works harder than BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Their last-ever season as Bradford High School Tornadoes came to an end recently in the Class 4A regional quarterfinals, but Wyatt Collins and David Hall have the opportunity to remain Hall 2nd BHS baseball player to sign with Trinity Baptist Thursday, May 8, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 11B ( 352) 473-9873Open Ev ery Day 10:30AM-9PM NO W OPEN BBQ Burgers Steaks Salads7 154 S.E. CR 21B Keystone (intersection of SR100 & 21B) www .t omsrealpitbbq.comfacebook.com /tomsrealpitbbq twitter.com/tomsrealpitbbq T ickets on Sale Now at Toms & Freedom Outdoors Bring in your church bulletin on Sunday and well donate 10% of your purchase back to your church! For more info visit: Contest Prize: 3 da y Turkey/Hog Hunt on 5,200 acres in GeorgiaW e have partnered with to L ive Band at Night Friday & Saturday Steak & Shrimp Night Tigers struggle in 7th, lose 3-2 The Villages pitcher Jack Perkins threw a complete-game two-hitter as the Buffalo defeated visiting Bradford 2-0 in a Class 4A regional quarterfinal baseball game on May 1. Bradford (17-11) got one hit each from David Hall and Zach DeWitt and had just five base runners overall, with Holden Huggins and Jacob Luke each drawing a walk and Matt Stanwix-Hay getting hit by a pitch. Perkins recorded 12 strikeouts for the Buffalo, who hosted Trinity Catholic in a regional semifinal game this past Tuesday. Trinity Catholic defeated BHS bats held in check in 2-0 regional loss Bradford High School failed to earn any medals at the Class 2A Florida High School Athletic Association Track and Field Finals, which were held in less Jonas, Dinkins earn 14thand 15th-place Bradfords fellow District 5 member Fort White 8-2. Bradford pitcher Luke gave up only one earned run in a complete-game effort. He allowed seven hits and had five strikeouts. The Villages Mason Sullivan, who was 2-for-3, was the games only batter with more than one hit. than ideal, rainy conditions on May 2 at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. Diontre Jonas was Bradfords highest finisher, placing 14 th in the 200m with a time of 22.39. The race was won by Pensacola Washingtons Nigel Bethel II, who had a time of 21.22. Jonas also competed in the 100m, finishing 15 th with a time of 11.37. Bethel won that race as well with a time of 10.6. Kenny Dinkins earned a 15 th place finish for Bradford in the 400m with a time of 52.79. Washingtons Krondis Larry won the race with a time of 48.74. Bradfords other statequalifier, Keaaris Ardley, was unable to place in the high jump. He kept slipping on his approach and did not clear the initial height of 5-10. Corion Knight of Wakulla won the even with by clearing 6-4. college student. Ill finish my AA degree in my health sciences, Sanders said. Then Id like to attend the University of Florida so I can receive my bachelors and masters degrees in speech language pathology. Jeff Warren, who presented the $1,000 check to Sanders, was obviously touched when listening to Sanders describe her career goal and how she participated in career shadowing as a high school student. Caitlyn, you would not know my mother, but she was a very special lady, Warren said. Im very pleased on behalf of the DAR and all the people here to present this scholarship to you. The Betty Warren Memorial Scholarship is presented to students who complete their freshmen years of college study at Santa Fe and who plan to attend Santa Fe as sophomores. Eligible students must have a GPA of at least 3.0 and be pursuing studies in American history, education or medical-related fields. Before the scholarship presentation, Linda Smith, the treasurer of the local DAR chapter, talked of Betty Warren, who was born in 1924 in rural West Virginia. Though advanced educational opportunities werent available or even encouraged during the Depression, Warren found a way to attend West Virginia University. Warren, though, would leave school to work for the FBI during World War II. While she never found the opportunity to return to college full time, her love of books was a constant reminder to all that she cherished and valued lifelong learning, Smith said. This scholarship is a fitting example of her life. Betty would be honored to know that in her memory, she was able to provide an investment and hope for deserving students to achieve their dream of an advanced degree. Membership into the Daughters of the American Revolution is open to any woman 18 or olderregardless 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. If you would like to know more about the local Col. Samuel Elbert Chapter, please contact Konnie Beauregard at 352-4751865. Continued from 10B

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cancer. During her recovery from surgery, it was not safe for her to be close to her mother, so she would walk over from next door and talk to her through an open window every day. Now, she still has to take a few precautions since she is immunocompromised from the chemotherapy she is undergoing. Donn is left with a great many scars on her hips and legs and, due to muscle damage, can no longer walk. She spends her days watching television with her two Chihuahuas, talking to her four daughters and trying to keep up with all the interests and activities of granddaughter Kali. She must always keep vigilant for signs of a return of the infection, which still circulates in her system, but is not currently active. Despite all the problems she has faced in her life, Donn is still the same mischevious and upbeat person remembered by all who have known her. Her eyes still sparkle when she gets an idea for a little fun. Although her body has seen better times, her spirit has never flagged, and she still approaches life with hope, faith and humor. During Trimbles visit to the Clearwater Christian campus, Bates show an immediate bond form between Trimble and his current players. When we got her down to visit, she fit in very nicely with our girls, Bates said. I think shes going to be an excellent player in college. Trimble had 73 goals and 24 assists in her KHHS career, with the bulk of those numbers occurring in the last three seasons. Former KHHS head coach David McCollum, who coached Trimble for five years, said that production can get even better at the next level as Trimble plays with a team full of players that can perform at a high level and is exposed to different methods of moving the ball. Itll provide not only more opportunities, but also different opportunities, McCollum said, adding, I think that will work out well for her. Trimble wanted to play soccer so bad at the next level. Clearwater Christian is giving her the chance, and Trimble BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Keystone Heights High School senior Raychel Trimble helped the Indians compete for and win district championships. Now, she gets the chance to be part of a program that has been competing at the highest level among Division II colleges. Trimble signed a letter of intent to play soccer at Clearwater Christian College during a May 1 ceremony in the KHHS media center. Clearwater Christian won the Division II national champion in 2013 and was the national runner-up this past season. Its awesome, Trimble said. Theyre graduating a bunch of seniors, so Im ready to get in there, work hard and hopefully earn a starting spot wherever they need me. Trimble had offers from approximately 50 schools through her involvement with the Athletes for College recruiting service. She was just about ready to settle on going to school at McPherson (Kan.) College until Clearwater Christian came through. I love how its only two hours from home versus 16 hours in Kansas, Trimble said. Its awesome. Clearwater Christian coaches watched Trimble during her play at the club level. Head coach Mark Bates said what he observed was a player with a strong work ethic and a strong skill set. I like that her first touch is good. She keeps the ball close, Bates said. Then she gets her head up, and she looks to play the ball. Shes an unselfish player, in general. In fact, I might want her to be a little more selfish at times, but shes very willing to get her head up and play in combination with the people around her. Thats a good strength to have, especially in soccer. Its such a team game. 12B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, May 8, 2014 Continued from 11B anybody on the team. He is also a hustler. Theres nothing he cant do when he sets his mind to it. Hall said playing the position of catcher wasnt planned. He was merely filling in for an injured player, but found the position seemed to suit him. Everything I do (behind the plate) just seems easy and natural, Hall said. Duncan said Hall is able to catch any pitcher on the team and handle any type of pitch. Hall is also good at handling wild pitches and avoiding passed balls. Hes an excellent catcher, Duncan said. I would say in most cases his best attribute is his ability to keep balls in playing territory. Suiting up for Trinity Baptist will fulfill a lifelong dream, but there will be some nerves, of course. My hearts probably going to drop, Hall said of playing in college for the first time. Its just going to be exciting because I know its going to be the right place to be. Continued from 8B Keystones Trimble to play soccer at Clearwater Christian can only envision how good its going to feel to step onto the field for the first time as a collegiate player. I think thats going to be amazing, she said. signs her letter of intent to play soccer at Clearwater Christian