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Union County Times Union County Times USPS 648-200 Lake Butler, Florida Thursday, July 3, 2014 102 nd Year 10th Issue 75 CENTS etc. Pop Warner sign-ups, July 4Union County Pop Warner has opened registration for football and cheerleading on July 4. Sign-ups are at the Pop Warner building at the O.J. Phillips Recreation Complex. Football fee is $150 for July 5 to 26. Cheerleading is $175. Coaches, volunteers and sponsors are needed.Hay Field Day, July 8, register by July 7The Northeast Florida Livestock Agents Group (NFLAG) is hosting a UF/ IFAS Hay Field Day on Tuesday, July 8, at Santa Fe River Ranch in Alachua. Registration is 8:30 a.m. and programs/exhibits start at 9 a.m. Field demonstrations begin at 1 p.m. Lunch served by Farm Credit. Cost is $5. CEUs/CCAs available. Register by July 7 to save a spot. Contact Cindy Sanders at 352-955-2402 or sanders1@ufl.edu .Beef quarterly meeting, July 10, RSVP by July 8The North Florida Cattlemens Association is holding its quarterly meeting on Thursday, July 10, at the Lake Butler Community Center. Social hour starts at 5:30 p.m., the Union County Extension Office program is at 6:15 p.m., a steak dinner will be served at 6:40 p.m. and the program begins at 7:15 p.m. It is all free. RSVP by noon on July 8. Contact 386-752-5384 or columbia@ifas.ufl.edu .VBS at First United Methodist, July 7-11Lake Butler First United Methodist Church is offering Vacation Bible School to the community July 7-11.   Dinner will be served each day beginning at 5:30 p.m. and the evening program will be 6:15 till 8:30 p.m.   There will be music, skits, stories, games, crafts, science experiments, mission time, a Scripture lesson and much more fun.   There will also be a study for parents and adults.   Fun activities are planned for everyonepreschool age to 103 years old.Creation seminar at FBC Raiford, July 13First Baptist Church of Raiford will host a Creation Science Seminar on Sunday, July 13. Steve Levinson of North Carolina will present three exciting presentations: Creation to Christ at 10:00 a.m., aimed at children but enjoyed by all ages; Relevance of Genesis at 11:00 a.m.; and Fossils, Flood, Noahs Ark, and Dinosaurs at 6:00 p.m. All churches and individuals are invited to attend this eyeopening seminar.   For more information on the seminar visit www.campgetaway.org 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 Lake Butler Rotary Club has put together what promises to be one of the best-ever Fourth of July celebrations at Lakeside Park in Lake Butler. Here is this years schedule of events: 3:30 a.m. Registration at the boat ramp for Big Bass Fishing Tournament, which begins at safe light. Open to everyone 18 years and older. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. A valid Florida fishing license is required. Entry fee is $50 per boat. Minimum motor size is 15 HP. Aerated live well required. All boats will be inspected. Grand prize is $1,000 along with other prizes. 7:00 a.m. 1-Mile Family Fun Run. Register at southeast corner of the park. 8:00 a.m. 5K Run. Register at southeast corner of the park. 9:00 a.m. to noon Antique Car Show. 11:00 a.m. Weigh-in begins for fishing tournament. Noon Car show and raffle ticket winners announced. Noon to dusk Disc jockey providing music and karaoke. Dusk Famous fireworks showareas biggest and best! Fun all day The new splash park, which will be monitored; a first-ever midway featuring kiddie Ferris wheel, bungee trampoline, rock wall, bounce house, pony rides, crazy worm train and games; more booths than ever; and of course plenty of food choices along with a chance to meet this years local candidates for the upcoming mid-term election. 4th of July celebration to offer more than ever Rotarys new officersNew officers were installed at the Lake Butler Rotary Club to commence with the new Rotary International year which starts on July 1: (L-r) Maggi Wetzel continues as treasurer; Reception and Medical Center Warden Steve Wellhausen is the new secretary; former president elect Joyce Crawford, who is now president; Ginny Bird continues as sergeant at arms; and outgoing president Scott Roberts. Not pictured is former secretary Dan Search, who is now president elect. Past president Zack Smith officiated. Founded in 1969, Lake Butler Rotary Club celebrates 50 years this fall. Ballad of America serenades audience through historyUC receives clean auditOnly one finding, which was already correctedOn Monday, the Union County Board of County Commissioners received a clean audit from James Moore & Co., CPAs and Consultants for the countys fiscal year budget ending Sept. 30, 2013. Trey Long, senior manager at James Moore, handled the audit presentation, with firm partner Bob Powell also in attendance. All findings from the previous year had been satisfied, and the one finding from this year had already been corrected. Finding 2013-01 Excess of Expenditures over Appropriations was in regard to the EMS fund related to a change in estimate for uncollectible accounts receivable. Basically, under (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, or GAAP), we are required to show accounts receivable to the extent we believe is collectible, replied Justin Stankiewicz in an email. He is the chief financial officer for the Union County Clerk of Courts. The allowance is our estimate of the amount that we estimate wont be collected either due to Medicare/Medicaid adjustments, insurance adjustments or non-payments. In years past, this amount was typically estimated at year-end to be $100,000. However, this year we encountered significant issues with our third-party billing company where we were not receiving complete information each month and therefore we were unable to reconcile our balances to their month end balances. What we uncovered, Stankiewicz explained, was that the billing company was behind on their monthly write-offs. This resulted in a higher accounts receivable balance, and in turn, resulted in a higher estimate of what was believed to be uncollectible. Therefore, we had to increase our allowance estimate by $350,000, to $450,000. The offset to the allowance adjustment is through expenditures and therefore resulted in a $350,000 increase in expenditures that was never budgeted for. By the time we finally received all the information from the billing it was well passed the 60 days allowed by Florida Statutes to amend the 2013 budget. As a result, he said the county is See AUDIT, 2A At the Union County Public Library on Monday night, Matthew Sabatella performed a variety of folk songs that took the audience through a journey of American history during his Ballad of America program. Some of the songs included Ive Been Working on the Railroad, This Little Light of Mine, the ballad Oh Shenandoah and many more. The audience sang along to the music and Sabatella played an assortment of instruments from the guitar and banjo to the harmonica and recorder. The Friends of the Library sponsored the event and the Junior Friends of the Library served hors doeuvres throughout the program. In addition, the Union County Historical Society provided some old military uniforms for display. All-in-all it was a wonderful way to honor and celebrate our patriotic heritage. TOP: Sabatella performing a song for the audience. ABOVE LEFT: JFOL members (l-r) Kayla Kirby, Brannon Cooley, sponsor Tennille Brannen, Sabatella, Mariah Griner, Joseph Dorsey and Liz Neilson. ABOVE RIGHT: Library Director Mary Brown and local historian Marjorie Driggers.93-year-old Cox proud to have served on LST in WWII, 3B Spiller, Warren bring football, life lessons to annual camp, 1B

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2A Union County Times Thursday, July 3, 2014 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 Times USPS 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 32054 Subscription Rate in Trade Area $39.00 per year: $20.00 six months Outside Trade Area: $39.00 per year: $20.00 six months 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. currently evaluating its status with that third-party billing company. In response to this finding, Commission Chairman Jimmy Tallman submitted a letter on June 23 to the Florida Auditor Generals office stating that, In the future, the County will ensure that amendments are made throughout the year to increase expenditures for any unanticipated revenue or increases in management estimates. Overall, the auditor was pleased with the health of the countys finances. Long said that the assigned and unassigned fund balance was about $1 million, giving the county about a month of reserves. The general fund has about 41 days of reserve. He noted that revenues were up about $1.3 million but expenses were only up $800,000, providing a little over a halfmillion dollar increase in the fund balance. Youre moving in the right direction, Long said. You dont have a lot of opportunity to increase revenue sources, so you do a very good job of managing expenditures. Regarding long-term liabilities, the countys overall debt is about $1.5 million. Youre not overburdened with debt either, so thats a positive thing there, he said. Overall a very clean audit, I think, Long concluded. Your staff needs to be commended. Its a very, very good, a very clean audit. Commissioner Karen Cossey concurred. Id just like to say I really appreciate our staff, and theyve done a great job, Cossey said. Clerk of Courts and Comptroller Kellie Hendricks Connell said its been a pleasure to work with everyone at James Moore. Theyve done a great job; excellent communicators. For his part, Stankiewicz saved the county $17,200 in audit fees because he possesses the required skill set to produce a full set of financial statements in accordance with GAAP. He was hired away from DDF CPA Group, which handled the countys previous audit. At last years June 17 commission meeting when Connell first introduced the new CFO, she said that Stankiewicz knows the countys finances probably better than anyone and he does have the ability to produce this big fat book (the countys financial audit report). Hes going to save the county a good chunk of change in our future audit contract. She was right, and he did. Union County Public Library summer programs schedule10 & Under, Thursdays, 10 a.m. July 10: Fizz, Boom, Drums at the library Featuring the Union County High School Drumline! July 17: Fizz, Boom, Loudini at Lake Butler Elementary School Be amazed at the Magical Loudini! Teens & Tweens, 11 & Up July 26, 7-9 p.m.: Summer Band Night Featuring local band, With Eyes Alive! Visit www.facebook.com/ unioncountylibrary .FGC Exploring College event in UC, July 14Florida Gateway College is going on the road this summer for its Exploring College events. FGC representatives will visit each of the counties in its five-county service district to provide information about enrollment, registration and college programs to those who may have questions about the college. Our Exploring College events provide individuals with an excellent opportunity to learn more about what FGC has to offer and how easily they can enroll and begin making strides towards enhancing their education and life-long opportunities, said Sandra Johnston, FGCs director of Enrollment Management. The information sessions are followed by an informal question and answer session which includes hands-on assistance with the enrollment process. FGC will be at the Union County Public Library on Saturday, July 14, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.UC Veteran Service Office closed, July 16The Union County Veteran Service Office will be closed on July 16. The regular hours are every Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Contact Barbara Fischer at 386-4964248 or 904-263-0647.Substitute teacher training, July 31 and Augusts 26The Union County School District is offering substitute teacher training for   new   substitutes   and   for substitutes   that did not   substitute teach for at least 10 days during the 2013-14 school year. It will be held on Thursday, July 31,   and Tuesday, Aug. 26, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Adult Education building. You only have to attend one of these dates. Please contact Pam Pittman at pittmanp@union.k12.fl.us or 386-496-2045 ext. 230. etc. AUDITContinued from 1A Progressive farmers in the Suwannee River Water Management District who have voluntarily demonstrated exceptional environmental stewardship were awarded the County Alliance for Responsible Environmental Stewardship (CARES) award on June 26. Thirteen farm families were acknowledged for their proactive measures to protect natural resources at the 14th Annual CARES Dinner hosted by Suwannee River Partnership at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center. The farmers participating in the CARES program have employed Best Management Practices (BMPs) which were designed by the UF/IFAS, established by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) research in order to better serve, protect and conserve natural resources as well as for the advancement of agriculture. Since its inception, the CARES program estimates about 1 billion gallons of water is saved annually and nitrogen loading is reduced by 3,250 tons annually. The Florida Farm Bureau created CARES in 2001. Since then nearly 600 farms have been honored with the CARES award. The 2014 recipients in the District are: Bertine Farms (Bradford), Hawkins Farms (Columbia), Johnny and Margie Stephenson Farm (Dixie), Glory Produce Inc. (Gilchrist), Cook Farms (Gilchrist), GTO Farms (Gilchrist); Tyree Farm (Hamilton); Watson & Watson (Levy), Watermelon Pond Plantation   (Levy); McCook Family Farms LLC (Suwannee) Cribbs Brothers Farms (Suwannee), B&L Farming (Suwannee) and Double W Farms (Union). When asked why they are a farmer who CARES, the brothers Doyle and Karl Williams of Double W Farms responded, so future generations can enjoy the land. Honorees were acknowledged by dignitaries from around the state including Rep. Ted Yoho; Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, Florida Secretary the of Department of Environmental Protection Herschel T. Vinyard, Florida Farm Bureau President John L. Hoblick, Suwannee River Water Management Board Chair Don Quincy, Vice President of UF/ IFAS Dr. Jack Payne, U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service State Conservationist Russell Morgan and former State Rep. Dwight Stansel. Also present were Representatives Halsey Beshears, Elizabeth Porter and Jimmy Smith; Legislative aide to Senator Marco Rubio, Brian Mimbs; Legislative aides to State Senator Charlie Deans, Nick Abrams and Chase Daniels; and Suwannee River Water Management District Governing Board Members Guy Williams and Alphonso Alexander. For more information about the CARES program, contact Hugh Thomas at 386-362-1001 or visit www.thisfarmcares.org You may also call your county Farm Bureau office or Scot Eubanks, Florida Farm Bureau Federation, at 352-384-2633.UC farm family recognized for environmental stewardship Brothers Doyle and Karl Williams of Double W Farms in Lake Butler receive a plaque recognizing them as CARES farmers from Florida Farm Bureau President John L. Hoblick and Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam.

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Thursday, July 3, 2014 Union County Times 3A Vote and Re-ElectTo All Union County Citizens, It has been an honor to serve as your District 1 School Board Member for the past 12 years. During my tenure as representative, I have used your input to make School Board Policy & Budgetary decisions that help to empower, enable, and encourage student achievement. As we begin this years election cycle, you will see campaign advertisements, signs, and you will hear what each candidate wants you to know about them. As your current District 1 School Board Member, I humbly ask that you consider my performance as YOUR District 1 School Board Member and I ask that you examine the current status of Union County Schools. I look forward to visiting with you during the next few months. Pd.Pol.Adv. for & approved by Allen Parrish CampaignFor Proven to be actively involved in all areas of School District Proven to be a fiscal conservative with Tax Dollars Proven to be accountable to for School Board Policy decisions A Proven leader with 24 years of Union County Proven to professionally represent Union County Students, Parents, Faculty, and Staff. Proven School Board Member with 12 Years as District 1 School Board Member. ALLENPARRISH (12 miles west of Lake Butler) S MITH & S ON S FEED AND SEED We carry Show Pig Products! Brad WhiteheadSheriff of Union CountyI am the candidate of the people prepared to take on the tough challenges we face. My diverse experience will help pave the way to our community and county to be a safer place to live and raise our children. The citizens deserve their Sheriff to be decisive and work tirelessly to protect all people. I also have the fiscal budget experience to effectively administer the taxpayers money. I encourage you to examine my experience and I hope to earn your vote in November. Pd. Pol. Adv. Paid & approved by Brad Whitehead, NPA Sheriff of Union County NPA BY VINCENT ALEX BROWN Times Editor Lake Butler hosted the Original Florida Tourism Task Force in May as representatives from several of the 10 member counties metof which Union County is one, represented by Lake Butler City Manager Dave Mecusker. The group promotes nature-, cultureand heritagebased tourism in the Natural North Florida region as an alternative to theme parks and related attractions. Unique features of this area: The region is home to the largest concentration freshwater springs in the world, and the world-famous Suwannee River. The Timucuan Indian nation dwelled here over 10,000 years ago. Many of the regions historic buildings survived the Civil War, and turquoise springs, mossdraped oak trees and gently rolling hills will challenge the average visitors notions of Florida. The University of Florida and Florida State University offer world-class cultural venues and cuisine and, of course, great college sports. The Suwannee River Water Management District website says the area has more than 300 documented springs. Of the states 33 first-magnitude springs (ones flowing at least 100 cubic feet per second, or 64 million gallons a day), 18 are in the District, it states. Visitors from all over the world come to North Florida to swim, dive, float, play and relax in these unique wonders of nature. (See sidebar on the Ichetucknee.) The Task Force, formed in 1993, discussed ways to a promote the area more than ever. They recently created a detailed brochure and map to highlight events in the area and attractions such as state parks, bike paths, rivers and springs. It was passed it out to board members for review and approval. The group is also working on a new website since many find out about the area through the Internet, according to a recent study. Tommy Thompson, executive director for the Florida Outdoor Writers Association, just finished a comprehensive springs photography project for the Task Force that they will use to market the area on the website, maps, brochures, etc. Thompson showed board members some of the many photos he took. Ting Sun, a University of Florida masters degree graduate and intern for NNF, presented the findings of a visitor survey taken in April that was commissioned by the group. She found that a majority of visitors to the region are from Florida, with other visitors coming from the Southeast, Northeast and Midwest. Over half the visitors were retired. Nearly two-thirds earn more than $60,000 a year and nearly a quarter earn more than $100,000 a year. Most of those visiting the area were here for vacation/ recreation, with 17 percent coming for a special event and nearly 13 percent here to visit family and friends. Over half were traveling with a spouse/partner, but nearly 90 percent were here without children. Theyre staying an average of over three nights and a quarter of those are camping, with nearly half staying in a hotel/motel or bed-and-breakfast. Nearly two-thirds were on a repeat visit, with about 38 percent being first-time visitors. Activities, in order of popularity, were: sightseeing, shopping, visiting museums, biking, kayaking and fishing. Union County offers opportunities for some of those. Most all those visiting the area said they would return and recommend the area to families and friends. Nearly two-thirds of them make travel arrangements via the Internet, and 42 percent use social media frequently to obtain travel information, with a quarter of those using Facebook for that. Along with contributions from others, David Stegall runs an active Facebook Page promoting Lake Butler and the area at www. facebook.com/lakebutler. While the initial findings of the visitor survey were helpful, board members determined that a yearlong survey was needed to more accurately reflect who is visiting the area and taking advantage of its natural resources during different seasons of the year. After a barbecue lunch provided by the Reception and Medical Center, Mecusker made a presentation highlighting the attractions of Union County, from lakes to the state bike path to a rich history thats documented at the Union County Historical Museum and a growing historical district located next to City Hall. Additionally, the county offers many unspoiled areas, he said. Original Florida Tourism Task Force is headquartered in Gainesville in the offices of the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council. The Council supports the Natural North Florida region by providing staffing services to the Task Force. The Council provides information fulfillment services for visitors wishing to explore the beauty of Natural North Florida. Contact NNF by calling 1-877-955-2199 or info@visitnaturalnorthflorida.com Learn more by visiting www.naturalnorthflorida.com Learn more about Floridas liquid jewels at www.floridasprings.org The Ichetucknee is a fascinating system. Located within the Suwannee River Water Management District near Ft. White in Columbia County, the river meanders six miles through hammock and swamp before joining the Santa Fe River. The Ichetucknee River receives nearly all of its flow from the springs. Nine named springs and many unnamed springs discharge an average of 230 million gallons of groundwater per day into the river. Because of the prevalence of springs along the Ichetucknee River, the entire river maintains a cool spring-like temperature year round, and it supports habitats for aquatic plants and animals typical of springs and springruns. Additionally, parts of the river boast the blue and aqua color due to the significant spring inputs. The Ichetucknee is rich in history and culture. It was home to one of the major interior missions serving the Spanish settlement of St. Augustine, the Mission de San Martin de Timucua, established in 1608. The Ichetucknee served as the lifeblood for Native Americans and later for settlers and the surrounding communities. It eventually became a popular gathering place for the locals. In the 1950s, tubing the river gained popularity. In 1970, Loncala Phosphate Company sold the property surrounding the Ichetucknee to the state of Florida to be developed as a state park, and in 1972 the U.S. Department of Interior declared the Ichetucknee a National Natural Landmark. Today, locals and visitors alike are drawn to these crystal clear waters to be refreshed and enjoy recreation. In fact, the Ichetucknee is one of the most popular tubing destinations in the world, drawing an average of 140,000 or more visitors annually, according to the Ichetucknee Springs State Park. Canoeing and kayaking are also popular activities. The District is actively taking steps to improve spring flows and water quality in the Ichetucknee through aquifer recharge and water quality improvement projects throughout the region. Also, the District measures water quality and spring flow along the Ichetucknee to monitor conditions and trends. Additionally, the District is working with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the St. Johns River Water Management District to establish cross-boundary minimum flows and levels (MFLs) for the Lower Santa Fe and Ichetucknee Rivers and Priority Springs. For more information about springs visit www.mysuwanneeriver.com For more information about recreational opportunities at the Ichetucknee visit www.floridastateparks.org and search for the Ichetucknee Springs State Park.The Ichetucknee is one of Floridas crown jewels LB hosts Natural North Florida group In May, Lake Butler Volunteer Fire Rescue collected nearly storms in the Panhandle by sending half the money to the American Red Cross and the other to the Salvation Army.

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4A Union County Times Thursday, July 3, 2014 Big Bass Fishing Big Bass Fishing Tournament Tournament Registration begins at 3:30am at the boat ramp. $50 entry fee per boat. 18yrs and older or accompanied by an adult. Valid FL fishing license required. 15hp motor minimum. Must have aerated livewell. Weigh-in at 11:00am Midway sponsored by Spotlight Amusements Games GamesBounce House Rock Wall Bounce House Rock WallBuzz Light Year Buzz Light YearBungee Trampoline Bungee Trampoline Pony Rides Pony Rides Crazy Worm Train Crazy Worm Train Kiddie Ferris Wheel Kiddie Ferris Wheel Thanks to all the voters for putting your confidence in me. I will try my best over the next four years to justify that confidence, and know that we can help to make the City of Lake Butler an even better place to live while bringing up our children and grandchildren THANK YOU for electing me!Debra BrowningCity Commission, Seat 4 and Vice MayorPd. Pol. Adv. paid for and approved by Debra Browning for Lake Butler City Commission, Seat 4 School Lake Butler Middle School Perfect A Honor Roll 5th GRADE: (Back row, l-r) Katie Caren, Emily Davison, Brycen Peacock, Brian Kish, Colton Cox, Jocelyn Gibson, Kathren Dorsey and Elaine Odom. (Middle row, l-r) Meghan Mobley, Hayden Johnson, Skyler Shatto, Paden Clyatt, James Tallman, Huntington Harris, Jared Philbrick and Julianne Roberts. (Front row, l-r) Mark Seager, Brooklyn Williams, Hannah Perron, Kalely Thornton,Delaney Sweat, Katie White and Lilli Hart. Sierra Graham, and Karah Oden. Not pictured are Savannah Duncan, Cheyenne Johns, Jonathan Maldonado, Victoria Park, Kaylee Shealy and Madison Suggs. 7th GRADE: (Back row, l-r) J.D. Johnson, Kade Peacock, Sidney Johnson, Alex Perez, Chad Sanders, Matthew Lynch and Jared Benton. (Front row, l-r) Jonathan Schmidt, Victoria Park, Kensley Hamilton, Savannah Douglas and Naomi Murray. Not pictured are Summer Fulgham, Megan Owen, Jenna Ritch and Christopher Waters. 8th GRADE: Not pictured are Madison Adams, Taylor Beatty, Melanie Bynum, Ashley Harris, Dawson Johns, Kayla Kirby, Madelyn Kish, Kaylee Molchan, Kale Oden, Erin Stidham, Brandon Suttles, Brooke Waters and Tori Wilkins. Miss a week? Get back issues at the Union County Times

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Thursday, July 3, 2014 Union County Times 5A MEMBER FDIC LAKE BUTLER 255 SE 6th Street (386) 496-3333 STARKE 811 S. Walnut St. (904) 964-7830 We will be closed on Fri. July 4th & Sat. July 5thin observance of Independence Day.HAVE A GREAT 4TH OF JULY! HARDWARE & GARDEN CENTERKEYSTONE HEIGHTS (352) 473-4006 MELROSE (352) 475-2400 INTERLACHEN (386) 684-2811 STARKE (904) 964-4642 ACE LAWN & GARDEN (352) 473-4001Have A Safe & Happy July 4th! Have a Safe &Happy 4th of JulyClyatt Well Drilling386-496-24885941 SW SR121 Lake Butler, FL from Red, Kenneth, Curtis & families Jackson Building Supply JBS Serving Our Community For Over 50 YearsSTARKEUS-301S 964-6078 LAKE BUTLER145 SW 6th Ave. 496-3079 We will be closed Fri. July 4th & Sat. July 5thand re-open Mon. July 7th at 7:30 AM Wishing all a Very Safe & Blessed 4th of July! rfn rf 125 SW 6th Ave Lake Butler 386-496-3900 We will be closed on July 4th... Have a very Safe and Happy 4th of July!! Robert Osborne Tax & Accounting, Inc.Providing Professional Services Business: (386) 496-1187 Cell: (352) 745-1176335 S.W. 3rd Street, Lake Butler, Florida 32054 Wishing Everyone A Happy & Safe July 4th! ROBERTS INSURANCE Scott RobertsOwner/Agent Lori ThompsonAgent whereCompetitive Rates, Great Service & Experience Matter! H appy Independence Day! LAKE BUTLER 386-496-3411 735 E. Main St. www.flaland.com Have a Very Happy & Safe 4th of July 386496-3509 P.O. Box 233, Lake Butler 610 SW 1st St. Lake Butler Spires 386496-3361I GA Have a Safe and Happy 4th of July!! UNION POWER EQUIPMENTSmall Engine Sales, Service & PartsHappy 4th of July! S.R. 121, N, Lake Butler386-496-2651 www.SantaFeOverheadDoors.com COMMERCIAL RESIDENTIALAUTOMATIC OPENERS PARTS & SERVICEFREE ESTIMATES We Repair All Garage Doors & Openers 352-338-6600 Cell 386-984-6549#CBC1256116Wishing Everyone a Safe & Happy 4th of July! The Union County Times salutes the American Flag! 386-496-2261 Starke Journal.com Gainesville Lake Butler Lake City (800) 833-0499 (386) 496-0499 www.SwiftCreekRealty.netHappy Independence Day! These Local Merchants & Advertisers Wish You a Very Happy 4th of July UCT Legals 7/3/14 NOTICE OF ENACTMENT OF ORDINANCE BY THE CITY COM MISSION OF THE CITY OF LAKE BUTLER, FLORIDA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an ordinance, which title hereinaf ter appears, will be considered for enactment by the City Commission of the City of Lake Butler, Florida, at a public hearing on July 14, 2014 at 5:15 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, in the City Commission Meeting Room, City Hall, located at 200 Southwest First Street, Lake Butler, Florida.   C opies of said ordinance may be inspected by any member of the public at the Office of the City Manager in the City Hall, at      200 Southwest First Street, Lake Butler, Florida, during regular business hours.   On the date, time and place first above mentioned, all interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the ordi nance.   The title of said ordinance reads, as follows: ORDINANCE NO. 2014-01 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LAKE BUTLER, FLORIDA, AMEND ING THE OFFICIAL ZONING ATLAS OF THE CITY OF LAKE BUTLER LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULA TIONS, RELATING TO THE RE ZONING OF LESS THAN TEN CON TIGUOUS ACRES OF LAND, PUR SUANT TO AN APPLICATION, LDR 14-01, BY THE PROPERTY OWNER OF SAID ACREAGE, UNDER THE AMENDMENT PROCEDURES ES TABLISHED IN SECTIONS 163.3161 THROUGH 163.3248, FLORIDA STATUTES, AS AMENDED; PRO VIDING FOR REZONING FROM RESIDENTIAL, SINGLE FAMILY-2 (RSF-2) TO RESIDENTIAL (MIXED) SINGLE FAMILY/MOBILE HOME-2 (RSF/MH-2) OF CERTAIN LANDS WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF LAKE BUTLER, FLORIDA; PROVIDING SEVER ABILITY; REPEALING ALL ORDI NANCES IN CONFLICT; AND PRO VIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE The public hearing may be continued to one or more future dates.   Any interested party shall be advised that the dates, times and places of any continuation of the public hear ing shall be announced during the public hearing and that no further notices regarding the matter will be published, unless said continuation exceeds six calendar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearing. All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decisions made at this public hearing, they will need a record of the proceed ings and, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Persons with disabilities request ing reasonable accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact 352.463.3169 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida Relay Service 800.955.8771. 7/3 1tchg-UCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO,: 2013-CA-000065 FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLOR IDA, a Banking corporation orga nized under the laws of the United States of America, f/k/a FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK OF FLORIDA, Plaintiff, vs. ERIC L. HALL and WENDY DIANE HALL, ET AL, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that KELLIE HENDRICKS CONNELL, CPA, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Union County, Florida, will on the 21st day of Au gust, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in the Union County courthouse, 55 West Main Street, Lake Butler, FL 32054, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situ ated in Union County, Florida, to-wit: Exhibit A PARCEL NO. 11, NEW RIVER PLANTATION: Commence at the SW corner of the NE 1/4 of Section 10, Township 6 South, Range 20 East and run North 87 40 11 West, along the South line of the NW 1/4 of said Section, 311.31 feet to the East right of Way of State Road No. S-237, said point lying on a curve concave to the NW and hav ing a radius of 1415.10 feet, Thence run Northerly along said Right of Way curve an arc distance of 152.90 feet to the P.T. of said curve, thence ran North 7 23 21 East along said right of way 1262.26 feet to the center-line of a 50 foot access easement. Thence ran South 75 36 39 West along said centerline 840.21 feet to the Point of Beginning, Thence continue South 75 36 39 East along said centerline 300 feet, Thence run North 9 03 55 East 649.36 feet more or less to an iron pin in the center of Cason Branch, thence run Northwesterly along said centerline 310 feet, more or less to an iron pin in the center of Cason Branch, Thence run South 32 59 18 West 136.26 feet, more or less, to an iron pin. Thence run South 6 56 07 West 650.90 feet to the Point of Beginning, Being and lying in Section 10, Township 6 South, Range 20 East, UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH! An Easement for ingress and egress over and across Parcel B New River Plantation 50 feet and 75 feet access Easement as follows: Parcel No. B New River Plantation, 50 foot and 75 foot access Easement: Commence at the SW corner of the NE 1/4 of Section 10, Township 6 South, Range 20 East and run North 87 40 11 West along the South line of the NW 1/4 of said Section, 311.31 feet to the East right of Way of State Road No. S-237, said point lying on a curve concave to the NW and hav ing a radius of 1415.10 feet. Thence run Northerly along said Right of Way curve, an arc distance of 152.90 feet to the P.T. of said curve. Thence run North 7 23 21 East along said right of way 1262.26 feet to the centerline of a 50 foot access easement and the Point of Beginning of said easement, said easement lying 25 feet to the right and 25 feet to the left of the fol lowing described centerline: Thence run South 75 36 39 East 1367.00 feet. Thence run South 9 36 39 East 358.99 feet to the NW corner of Parcel No. 7 of New River Plantation, (Unrecorded subdivision) and the end of said 50 foot access easement and the Point of Beginning of a 75 foot access easement lying 25 feet to the Right and 50 feet to the left of the following described line: Thence continue South 9 36 39 East along said line 6139 feet. Thence run South 00 30 43 West along said line 88.61 feet to the NW corner of Parcel No. 6 of New River Plantation (unrecorded subdivision) and the end of said access easement. Being and lying in Section 10, Township 6 South, Range 20 East UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure by Default entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is as set out above, and the docket number of which is 2013-CA000065. Any person claiming an in terest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of said Court, this 25th day of June, 2014. KELLIE HENDRICKS CONNELL, CPA Clerk of the Circuit Court Union County-, Florida By: Crystal Norman Deputy Clerk FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLORIDA PAUL V. SMITH, ESQ. P.O. BOX 2029 LAKE CITY, FL 32056 ATTENTION: JEAN SMITH, LEGAL DEPT. 7/3 2tchg 7/10-UCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 63-2014 CP 0013 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF DANNY POLSTON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DANNY POLSTON, deceased, whose date of death was March 10, 2014 is pending in the Circuit Court for Union County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 55 West Main Street, Room 103, Lake Butler, Florida 32054. The names and addresses of the personal representative and the personal represen tatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA TION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOR EVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECE DENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this no tice is July 3, 2014. Attorney for Personal Representative: SANCHA BRENNAN WHYNOT The Brennan Law Firm Attorney Florida Bar No. 467601 P.O. Box 2706 Orlando, FL 32802-2706 Personal Representative: CAROLYN S. MORGAN 13710 Marseilles Court Clearwater, FL 33762-3320 7/3 2tchg 7/10-UCT Legals

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6A Union County Times Thursday, July 3, 2014 for Union County Times rfntbf fr $ Money-$aving Coupons from Spires Dollar General CVS Winn-Dixie Walgreens & other great stores & restaurants!New Subscribers Only 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.) 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 UCI Hampton, Watts, Smith chosen as UCI top staffers for JanuaryUnion Correctional Institution recently named Officer LaNika Hampton, Sgt. Sandra Watts and Stephanie Smith as its top staffers for the month of January. Sgt. Watts was the January Officer of the Month for UCIs Main Unit. Officer Hampton was Officer of the Month for the UCI Work Camp and Smith was the Employee of the Month for both units. Sgt. Watts has been employed with the Department of Corrections for more than 20 years. She was hired as a correctional officer in 1989 and was promoted to the rank of sergeant in August of 2003. She serves UCI as the property room sergeant the person who is ultimately responsible for the proper storage and maintenance of personal property belonging to nearly 2,000 inmates. This is a very challenging task and requires Sgt. Watts to be very meticulous and detail-oriented. She started as property room sergeant in December of 2006, but prior to that she worked at UCI in almost every capacity a female officer can work, including in the main control room. Prior to signing on with DOC, Sgt. Watts worked in both the food service and the medical assistance fields. She also served in the U.S. Army Reserves. Administrative Assistant Eva Leverson works in the classification department. Her office is near the property room and, as a member of classification, she often has to coordinate with Sgt. Watts on inmate property issues. (Sgt. Watts) is an asset to the department, wrote Leverson. She goes above and beyond to complete her daily duties to the best of her ability. Leverson went on to say that Sergeant Watts deals with everyone staff members, inmates and the family members of inmates with the utmost respect and professionalism. Leverson noted that Sgt. Watts is also a very active volunteer in both her church and her community. Hampton began her career with DOC when she was hired as a correctional officer at UCI in August of 2012. In September of 2013, she was transferred to the staff of UCIs new Work Camp, which officially opened for business in October of that year. Hampton worked at the UCI main unit as a control room clerk in one of the mental health dorms. Keeping up with the daily activities in one of these busy dorms was a challenge, but was nonetheless easier than her current post of main control room clerk at the UCI Work Camp. As main control room clerk, Hampton is responsible for keeping up with the institutional count and keeping track of work squads as they come and go to their assignments. She is also responsible for recording everything that happens at the Work Camp on the institutional log. Prior to coming to work for DOC, Hampton worked as a sales associate. Sgt. Patricia Hart, who is Hamptons immediate supervisor, said, Officer Hampton is a dedicated employee who takes on any task given to her without complaint. (She) has the willingness to learn and displays a desire to learn as well. Hart went on to point out that Officer Hampton is working toward a degree in criminal justice during her off-duty hours. Striving for excellence is an ingrained character trait for Hampton. Smith began with DOC in May of 2008 and has spent her entire career in the classification department. She now serves classification as a senior clerk. Sentence Specialist Darlene Chapman nominated Smith as Employee of the Month. Chapman said Smith is responsible for all of paperwork and preparation for the inmate transfers into and out of UCI. Because UCI provides so many mental health programs and most of these are provided on a temporary basis the number of inmate transfers is very high. Chapman said Smith excels at her job in spite of the heavy load. She always does her job very efficiently and has everything ready for transfer as soon as she is notified by Central Office, said Chapman. The transfers take a lot of time, but she is always willing to go above and beyond her duties to help with other tasks the come up in the records office. Chapman pointed out that Smith was one of the primary people responsible for preparing all of the documentation to go along with transferring some 400 inmates into UCIs new Work Camp within just a few days. Smith worked hard to complete this daunting task and ensured the institution came through the process with only minor complications. (Smith) is always willing to help anyone who comes into the records office and needs assistance, said Chapman. She is very courteous and helpful she is such an asset to work with. Chapman closed her nomination by writing, I am truly blessed to have her as part of our team here in the records office. Prior to beginning her career with DOC, Smith was an office manager in a furniture store. ABOVE: Stephanie Smith (center) was chosen as UCIs Employee of the Month for Jan uary. Congratulating her were Asst. Warden Stephen Rossiter (left) and Classification Supervisor Michael Davis (right). ABOVE LEFT: Sgt. Sandra Watts (center) was chosen as Officer of the Month for January for UCIs Main Unit. Congratulating her are (l-r) Warden Diane Andrews, Asst. Warden David Maddox, (Watts), Col. Kevin Box and Major Daniel Manning. LEFT: Officer LaNika Hampton (center) was chosen as Officer of the Month for UCIs Work Camp. Congratulating her are (l-r) Warden Diane Andrews, Asst. Warden David Maddox, (Hampton), Col. Kevin Box and Major Daniel Manning. Landen Miller pose in front of the bikes they were recently awarded at Lake Butler Elementary School. The duo earned the bikes for walking the most accumulated miles in the Tiger Up Morning Mile program during the 2013-14 school year. The bikes were donated by Mac and Vicky Johns, owners of Springtown Automotive in Worthington Springs. Contact us at 386-496-2261 or uctimes@windstream.net.

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BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer His father established quite a legacy as a head coach. Now, Corey Green is looking to start a legacy of his own after being hired as Bradford High Schools new head football coach on June 26, with final approving occurring at a June 30 school board meeting. I feel honored and humbled to come away with the position, said Green, who served as assistant head coach at Fleming Island High School last season. Green has a 12-year coaching career, which included a threeyear stint as head coach at Hamilton County High School from 2005 through 2007. He is the son of Danny Green, who compiled a 254-106 record in 31 seasons at such schools as Baker County, Columbia and Orange Park. Green coached with his father for five years at Orange Park High School before the elder Green retired. Corey just comes in with a tremendous amount of high school football experience, Bradford Superintendent of Schools Chad Farnsworth said. We were very fortunate to get such a high-quality coach at this time of year. Bradford was put in the position of having to hire a coach after Steve Reynolds resigned after two years on June 12. Green admitted the timing of taking a head coaching job is not great, but said the job at BHS had what he was looking for. He likes the opportunity of coaching in a county that has only one high school. Plus, he doesnt live far from Bradford County. He and his wife live south of Middleburg. It was very appealing to me, Green said of the job. Green, after playing at the University of South Carolina and Carson-Newman College, started his coaching career in 2001 at Cook High School in BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer At first, the children in attendance may have wondered what they had gotten themselves into when Gerard Warren, with as serious a look as one can have, said, I hope you all are ready to work. A few seconds later, you could see the good-natured gleam in Warrens eyes as he gave the command, Have fun. Well, what do you do when a 6-4, 300-pound-plus, former NFL defensive lineman tells you to have fun? You have fun. Thats what it was all about at the fourth annual C.J. SpillerGerard Warren FUN-damentals Campa program of USA Footballon June 27 at the Union County High School football field. Its always good to come out and have a fun time, said Spiller, a 2006 UCHS graduate who played for Clemson University and is now a member of the Buffalo Bills. The biggest thing is just seeing the kids and putting a smile on their face. Theyre learning a little bit about football and fundamental stuff, but as long as theyre happy, thats the biggest thing. Warren, a 1997 UCHS graduate who played at the University of Florida prior to an 11-year NFL career, said he enjoys the fact that the annual camp gives children a chance to go outdoors and mingle with other children. This year, approximately 90100 turned out for the five-hour event. We havent completely lost them to the video games and the TV screens, Warren said. Several current and former NFL players joined Warren and Spiller in teaching children some football basics. Spiller said it means a lot to him that people such as Darrell Jackson, Louis Murphy, Mike Nattiel and Vince Wolfork are willing to travel to Lake Butler and take part in such an activity. These guys are not selfish, Spiller said. Theyre willing to sacrifice their time to come out and help teach (children) some of the things about football and Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, July 3, 2014News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake RegionFEATURES CRIME SOCIALS OBITUARIES EDITORIAL Fleming Islands Green hired as BHS coachSpiller, Warren bring football, life lessons to annual campSee CAMP, 8B Corey Green See COACH, 6B Former UF wide receiver Darrell Jackson shows Jhailynd Cooper how to do a particular warm-up exercise. through a drill.

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Experimenting withand eatingcandy, traveling around the world, starting drama or simply having a party. Those were just some of the things enjoyed during the Santa Fe College Jr. College for Kids program, which was held in Starke June 23-27. Learning and fun went hand in hand with such classes as Experiments in Candy Land, Around the Start Some Drama and 2B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursda y, July 3, 2014 SUNTHURS10AM-9PMFRI-SAT10AM-10PM BBQ Burgers Steaks Salads Soups Friday & Saturday Steak &Shrimp Night tomsrealpitbbq.comfacebook.com/tomsrealpitbbq twitter.com/tomsrealpitbbq For More Details visit us at: 7154 S.E. CR 21B Keystone(intersection of SR100 & 21B)(352) 473-9873N OW OPEN Brisket Pulled Pork Chicken Ribs Steaks & Turkey$3999 Sat July 5 LIVE BAND 5-9PMAYCE RIBS LOOKfor us in the PARADE! 10 OFF Total PurchaseWith this Ad (excluding A.Y.C.E.) Florida Twin TheatreAll Seats $6.00 Before 6 p.m. 964-5451* OPEN EVERY NIGHT SCREEN 1 SCREEN 2 NOW SHOWING Visit us on-line at www.FloridaTwinTheatre.comFri 7:00 Sat 4:50, 8:00 Sun 5:30 Mon Thur 7:15NOW SHOWING Fri 7:15 Sat 5:00, 7:00, 9:00 Sun 5:00, 7:00 Mon Thur 7:30Teo Halm in Mark Wahlberg in Wed. Kids Shows 10am & 1pm All Seats $5.00July 9th Earth to EchoEarth to Echo No late-night cram sessions hereLEFT: Mason Young works on a project in Exploring Art. RIGHT: The princess, played by Zaya Thompson, is happy to get her unicorn in a Drama play. (All photos by Cliff Smelley.) ABOVE: Teacher Colleen Gaffney takes a picture of Wendy Shi for an Exploring Art project. LEFT: Practicing some moves in Shake your Pom-Poms are (foreground, l-r) Isabella Templeton, Madison Sellers, (background, l-r) Raven Ford and Kimberly Young. (More photos can be viewed at StarkeJournal.com.) Students like Harley Swilley learned how to convey emotions Some Drama by using puppets. Laci Hall (left) and Ian Scott back stroke their way down the sidewalk as they execute swimming moves in Go for the Gold. Lego spaceship in Race to Outer Space. ABOVE: A record? Teacher Lyn Veliz, who works at WEAG, shows Lane album in the class Radio Up. RIGHT: Teacher Mary Kramer spins Jamarian Cummings around as he prepares to pin the tail on the donkey in the ABOVE: Maracas are made for shaking, but Madison Sellers enjoys tossing them RIGHT: Astrid Sellars (left) and Stamatia Papaioannou design Australian didgeridoo instruments.

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He and Dukes were married for 49 years before her death on Nov. 22, 1997. Following his service with the Air Forcehe retired in 1964Cox went to work at the Reception and Medical Center for just over two years as a boiler operator. He transferred to Florida State Prison, where he worked another 11 years. Cox lives in a house he built for himself and Avis between Lake Butler and Worthington Springs on S.R. 121. He is a member of Grace Christian Fellowship Baptist Church and occasionally visits Sardis Baptist Church. (He used to be a member of Philippi Baptist Church in Columbia County with Avis.) He has found a home in the South. Cox said his son from his first marriage, Ronnie, has tried to talk him into moving back to Illinois to live with him, but his response is, Ill never leave Florida. Cox has become good friends with his neighbors, Rodney and Carol Prins. Carol Prins said she has enjoyed having coffee with saw some horrible stuff they dont want to talk about. Most everything Ive seen hasnt been that bad. Cox admitted he was thankful he wasnt in Europe where he possibly couldve seen concentration camps. Thats something Im glad I didnt seethe Jews that were killed over there, he said. When the war came to an end, Cox was in the Panama Canal Zone. He was later discharged from the Navy on points. Cox stayed out of the service for 18 months. He tried to rejoin the Navy, but said there were too many of his rank. Instead, he joined the Air Force. While stationed at Edwards Air Force Base in California, Cox got to seeand hearthe rocket-powered X-15 aircraft that were part of a research program NASA conducted with the Air Force, Navy and North American Aviation Inc. He also got to know Chuck Yeager while he was in the Air Force. Cox said the two were in the same rod and gun club. Cox also had an interesting encounter with an actress he cant remember the name of while in the Air Force. When Bob Hope came over to Japan with his troupe, he had two or three girls with him, Cox said. This girl, she said, I forgot my pea jacket. Its in my luggage up there in that truck. Can you help me up there? I looked her over. She had on these tight britches, and I thought to myself, How am I going to get her up there in that truck? As I was lifting her up there, I just took both of her cheeks, you know, in my hands and pushed her up there on that truck. Though he cant remember her name, Cox said, She felt pretty solid. Cox, who had since divorced his first wife and remarried a woman with children, said it was at that momentwhen his hands were on the womans rear end that his stepson Jerrell Ellis, who was in the service, caught him. Cox laughed as he remembered Ellis saying, Wait til I tell Thursday, July 3, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 3B STARKE 904-368-0131 1103 S. 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He even expresses disbelief at the fact he was awarded a Purple Heart, saying he may have been injured in a war zone, but the injury was the result of an accident of his own doing, not the enemys. The 93-year-old Union County resident, though, takes a tremendous amount of pride of having been aboard an LST and even donated money to restore LST-325, which is now docked in Evansville, Ind., as a museum/ memorial. I dont believe wed ever have won the war if we didnt have the LSTs, Cox said. Dozens and dozens of jeeps and trucks and stuff that we got to the beach never wouldve gotten there if theyd had it on a cargo ship. Theyd never have gotten to the beach with it. Cox served more than three years in the Navy before putting in approximately another 17 years of service with the Air Force. I was crazy to have ever gotten out of the Navy, Cox said. I wouldve probably come out a rank higher if I had stayed in the Navy. Then, with a mischievous twinkle in his eye, Cox added, Like they say, you have to have your nose in the right place in the Air Force to get anywhere. Cox grew up as one of 12 children on a farm in Illinois. (It wouldve been 13 children if a sister hadnt died approximately eight hours after birth.) They raised big families up there, you know, because they had to have workers, Cox said. He laughed as he talked about his parents having two families. They had a family of older (children), and then they started in again and had another batch, Cox said. I was about the middle one. Cox admitted he knew little of what was going on in the world prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor, but he wasted little time in joining the war effort after that morning of Dec. 7, 1941. When I heard about (the Pearl Harbor attack), I made up my mind right then I was going to go in the service. Cox, who was 21 and married at the time, attempted to enlist in the Marine Corps, but said he was rejected for weighing only 113 pounds. I went across the hall and joined the Navy, Cox said. Great Lakes Naval Training Station was the start of the journey. From there, Cox went to diesel school in Chicago before going to Portland, Ore., where he boarded LST-452. The LST 93-year-old Cox proud to have served on LST in WWII sailed to Brisbane, Australia, and was the first LST to cross the Pacific Ocean, Cox said. It wasnt a fast crossing by any means, Cox said, explaining the LSTs top seed was 12 knots. An LST was what we called a large, slow, target, Cox joked, despite his love for the ship. Brisbane was the location of Gen. Douglas MacArthurs headquarters. Cox recalled how he was on the same beach, though on a different ship, when MacArthur made his return to the Philippines. Though he didnt actually see it, Cox said he heard that MacArthur waded through the water several times from his ship to the beach as photographers captured the iconic image. Well, I guess he wanted to make sure they knew he returned, Cox said. In all seriousness, Cox thinks highly of MacArthur and his actions. I think MacArthur was the greatest general there ever was because he bypassed a lot of islands, where if he went in and hit the beaches there, there would have been a lot of boys killed. He would bypass some islands that had Japanese on them. I think he saved a lot of lives. The last landing Cox experienced aboard his LST was in the Philippines. He said it was probably his scariest moment during the war. He said an LST alongside his was on fire. Plus, the skipper of the LST Cox was on disobeyed orders from higherranking officers who wanted the LST to back away from the beach. The LST was getting fired upon, but Cox said the skipper realized the ship would take more hits if he backed away from the beach. Our skipper, they were going to court martial him because he wouldnt back off, Cox said. He explained to them why he wouldnt back off. If hed have backed off the beach, probably several more wouldve gotten killed. Cox said working in the engine room of the LST is probably the main reason hes still alive today. He wasnt as susceptible to getting hit by enemy fire as men on the top deck were. Aside from scary moments in the Philippines, Cox doesnt look upon his war experience as having been that traumatic. Some veterans might have been through a lot tougher things than I did, Cox said. You take some of these Marines that Mom. Avis Dukes was Coxs second wife. They met while Cox was stationed at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa. A neighbor of Dukes was stationed at MacDill as well, and he would take Cox home with him on weekends. Home was in Columbia County, where Dukes lived on an 80-acre farm with four children. I came down south to get the best girl I ever had, Cox said. PUBLIC MEETING KEYSTONE AIRPARK AUTHOR ON THE 1st Legals Glenn Cox during his Navy days. See COX, 7B Glenn Cox, pictured in his Union County home, displays photos and medals from his 20-plus years of military service. He enlisted in the Navy after the attack on Pearl Harbor and later served approximately 17 years in the Air Force. After retiring from the Air Force, he worked at RMC and Florida State Prison. Glenn Cox is pictured with his wife, Avis, whom he was married to for 49 years prior to her death in 1997. I came down south to get the best girl I ever had, the Illinois native said.

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Dear Editor: Why, in the name of heaven, would the NAACP oppose a bill in Arizona which would ban race-based abortions? This organization claims to advance the causes of black citizens. How does abortion succeed at doing that? The leading cause of death in the black community is abortion, by a two-to-one margin over everything else combined. Black citizens make up 14% of the female population of child-bearing age, yet 35% of all abortions are performed on black females. Over 14 million black babies have been murdered by abortion; the black population in this country has been reduced by 33%. 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Letters editor@bctelegraph.com Warren Tillery, of Melrose, earned a Juris Doctor cum laude from Mercer University during the Walter F. George School of Law spring commencement. Mercer conferred bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees to more than 1,900 students representing all 12 schools and colleges at five ceremonies during May in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah. Dear Editor: This morning, I awoke to my 50th wedding anniversary, and I was somewhat overwhelmed with gratitude, for I have so much. To my wife and family and friends, I have frequent opportunities to express this gratitude. But to so many others, I do not. So, this attempt to speak to the rest of the world, and, in particular, to those who make it possible for all of us to live in a land that, though far from perfect, remains head and shoulders above all the rest. We, the citizens of the United States of America, are in the midst of another birthday celebration. Unfortunately, there are those who are unimpressed by this event, but I am not among them. For me, this country is, indeed, a place of opportunity; a land where there is the potential to become anything for which you are willing to work. We have been blessed by natural resources, freedoms from our Creator, the skills and ingenuity of individuals from across the globe, and the foresight of founding fathers who constructed a system that can work to the advantage of all. Without fault? Hardly! As a matter of fact, I believe that the current crises that we are now experiencing in this country far exceed any that we have previously seen. I also feel that, if we have the will to overcome these afflictions, it will be done. If not, then we will lose what God has so graciously granted us. Its up to us. But my purpose here is not to extol the obvious virtues of our country, but rather to speak to those individuals whom I believe make it possible for us to continue to live as we doall of those who have served, and are serving, in any of our military forces. I, personally, have never served. And, even though a son has served, and a son-in-law is currently active duty, my deep feelings about these individuals does not originate with them. I actually discovered an increase in my admiration and respect for our military while on a fishing trip. About 15 years ago I traveled alone to Ft. Stewart, Ga., to spend a couple of days on that military reservation fishing for largemouth bass. I had been there before and had enjoyed the several small bodies of water that are available to those outside the military who secure a permit. Of course members of our armed forces also utilize these waters. As I was moving along the shoreline of one of these lakes, quietly tossing artificial lures at those fish, I came upon a solitary soldier, fishing from shore. We struck up a conversation, basic fisherman small talk. As we were doing so, I became aware of an immense sense of seriousness that emanated from this young man. Because I was alone in the boat, I invited him to join me. And when he politely declined I learned why he seemed to have the weight of the world on his shoulders.An event worthy of celebration, thanksHe said, No thank you, sir. Im about to leave to spend a few more hours with my wife and son, Im shipping out tomorrow, For a few moments. I was dumbstruck. Then I asked him his first name and his hometown. Im John, from Baton Rouge, was his reply. I told John from Baton Rouge that I would pray for him and his comrades. Then he packed up and left. It often amazes me how seemingly small, insignificant events have such an impact on my life. And this was no exception. I dont have any idea of what has become of John, one of many persons who ensure that I can take advantage of all that this country offers. I sincerely hope that he returned safely and is currently engaged in a life that is productive and rewarding in spite of any difficulties as I have been privileged to enjoy over these many years. Since the day that I encountered John, I have been very aware of the sacrifices being made on my behalf by all of those who serve. And John, wherever you are, know that, every day, I have and will continue to pray for you and your brothers and sisters-inarms. To all of those who ensure our freedoms I say Thank you! And for your willingness to serve I say, Deo Gratias, (Thanks be to God). Leonard C. Young Keystone Heights Dear Editor: The North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System (NF/SGVHS) is honored and privileged to provide care to those who have earned and   deserve the best health care possible. As one of the busiest VA facilities in the country with two hospitals (Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center in Gainesville and Lake City Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center) and 11 outpatient clinics we provided health care to more than 125,000 Veterans last year, which translated into 1.4 million outpatient visits, 575,000 specialty consultations, 185,000 Striving to best meet veterans needsradiology studies, 10,000 GI procedures, 8,000 surgeries, and 2,000 cardiac catheterization laboratory procedures.   Our work is expected to increase even further this year: since October 1, 2013, NF/SGVHS has cared for 14,672 new Veteran patients.   Our employees over 5,300 strong (33% of whom are veterans) come to work every single day to provide the very best care our Veterans deserve. As I walk the halls of our hospitals and clinics, I see firsthand the care, compassion and dedication our staff show to those we are entrusted to serve.   B uilding and maintaining the trust of our patients must be accomplished one Veteran at a time.   As our Veteran population has grown, our organization has continually worked on making improvements to providing access to care within our healthcare system.   We have established new clinic locations, expanded diagnostic and treatment options, extended our hours of operation, reviewed those waiting for care, and examined alternatives to providing care both within and outside of the VA.   W e have made improvements in our ability to make available additional access appointments for our Veterans. Our efforts are complicated by limited capacity in the community to provide additional care, continuity of care, no show rates for clinic appointments, our clinic cancellations, space constraints, and scarcity of critical specialty physicians and primary care physicians.   Even with these challenges, I want to assure you that we will continue to strive to meet the needs of each and every Veteran we serve. Thomas Wisnieski, MPA, FACHE Director North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System Dear Editor: On June 21, a storm brought a tree into the road on NW 181st St. in Starke. Nobody could get in or out, some of the neighbors brought out their hand saws and tow ropes to gain road access again, although much work went into it, it was just not enough. A man came down the road with what looked like a three ton front lift and picked it up and put it right back on the unkept property, Mr. Elixson was a good neighbor and helped us all gain access to our homes. Thank you Mr. Elixson for restoring the fact that there are good people out there. Sincerely, Deborah KopchoThanks, good neighbor as the NAACP, defend, and even promote, abortion and the nations number one abortion provider. Planned Parenthood. Are they ignorant of the fact that the founder of PP advocated selective population control and promoted a reduction in the black population? Do they not know that 80% of PPs abortion clinics are located in minority neighborhoods? It would seem that the NAACP is, in reality, the National Association of Abortion Condoning People. And anyone who supports such an organization is actually condoning Black Genocide. Wake up, people!! Leonard C. Young Keystone Heights Socials ,Tillery graduates from Mercer Law School

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Thursday, July 3, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 5B Be Sure YOUStay Cool!SUMMER is HERE...and It s Heating Up!!! SUMMERTIME CHECKUPJENKINS HEATING/AIRand Electrical, Inc.Sales & Service All Brands Licensed/Insured352-258-6078Randall6078@gmail.com www.RJACandElectrical.comLic# RA13067498 EC13005674 $99 t Crime t The following individuals were arrested recently by local law enforcement officers in Bradford, Union and Clay (Keystone Heights area) counties:BradfordAlexis Aaron, 18, of Starke and Taiylor Janay Clayton, 18, of Sanderson were arrested June 24 by Starke police for disorderly conduct. According to the arrest report, the two started arguing over who owned certain items at Aarons apartment at Whispering Oaks in Starke after Clayton came to retrieve some of her possessions. Both admitted to pulling each others hair and pushing and grabbing each other before police arrived. Both were arrested for affray. Emily Ann Adkins, 27, of Jacksonville was arrested June 30 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. No bond was allowed for the charge. Jason Solomon Barr, 32, of Starke was arrested June 29 by Bradford deputies on a warrant for larcenypetit theft third offense. Bond was set at $20,000 for the charge. Cheryl Lynne Birk, 50, of Lawtey was arrested June 25 by Lawtey police for disorderly intoxication and for disorderly conduct. Bond was set at $5,000 for the charge. Ronald Jeffery Canady, 29, of Sanderson was arrested June 27 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Chad Austin Carpenter, 27, of Bradford County was arrested June 29 by Bradford deputies for battery, two charges of battery on law enforcement officer, resisting an officer and for escape. According to the arrest report, deputies were called to a residence on C.R. 229 after Carpenter threw a cell phone at his mother, hitting her in the arm with enough force that she thought her arm was broken. When deputies located Carpenter on the property later and handcuffed him, he pulled away from the officers several Recent arrests in Bradford, Clay and Uniontimes and ran toward the house, refusing to get in the patrol car. At one point, Carpenter spit at a deputy while they were trying to get him into the vehicle, and after being hit twice with a Taser, he still kicked another officer in the chest as they wrestled him into the back seat. The following day, June 30, Carpenter was charged again for battery and aggravated battery against law enforcement officers. According to the arrest report, Carpenter became combative with the correctional officers at the jail, biting, fighting and attacking several until he was eventually hit with a Taser and restrained with a restraint chair before being put back into his cell. Jason Wayne Crews, 25, of Lawtey was arrested June 24 by Bradford deputies for sexual predator violation and for probation violation. According to the arrest report, deputies were notified by Crews parole supervisor that his tracking bracelet had been away from the base station three times in one hour, a violation of his condition of probation. He also didnt register a new address within 48 hours, and was charged for that. No bond was allowed for the charges. James Elie Davy, 21, of Starke was arrested June 26 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. No bond was allowed for the charge. Darryl J. Durant, 48, of Melrose was arrested June 24 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Dwayne Edward Gann, 55, of Starke was arrested June 25 by Lawtey police for disorderly intoxication and for disorderly conduct. Bond was set at $500 for the charges. Adam Eldred Glover, 32, of Starke was arrested June 29 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. No bond was allowed for the charge. Quincy Lamar Harris, 28, of Starke was arrested June 27 by Starke police for family offenseinterfering with custody of a minor. According to the arrest report, Harris housed a 17-year-old female for several days in his residence in Starke after the minor ran away from her grandparents home. Several other male suspects are also being sought who may have had sex with the minor and were aware she was a runaway. Bond for Harris was set at $25,000. Donald Link Hill, 41, of Starke was arrested June 27 by Bradford deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, Hill was meeting the victimwhom he has several children withat Edwards Grocery. The victim stated they had a brief argument over their children when she spit toward Hill while he was sitting in a vehicle. Hill then exited the vehicle and picked up a stick on the ground, hitting the victim on the arm with it. Bond was set at $5,000 for the charge. Bascombe Wesley Hymes, 40, of Hampton was arrested June 26 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. No bond was allowed for the charge. Richardlyn B. Jamison, 20, of Starke was arrested June 26 by Starke police for probation violation. Frank Leamon Kern, 24, of Starke was arrested June 25 by Bradford deputies for five charges of larceny and for five charges of frauduse or possession of ID of another person without consent. According to the arrest report, Kern is accused of using a stolen debit card to make several purchases over the Internet in February. Kern may have obtained the card or its numbers when working for the victim over a period of several months cleaning his home in Starke. Bond was set at $50,000 for the charges. Tammy Sneed Lazaro, 39, of Hawthorne was arrested June 27 by Starke police for larceny, possession of drugscontrolled substance without a prescription, trafficking in opium or derivative and possession of drug equipment. According to the arrest report, Lazaro was at Walmart in Starke when she was observed by an employee putting clothing in her purse. She paid for several items in her cart at check out and went to leave the store when she was detained. When police arrived and searched her purse, they found, in addition to the stolen clothes, several bottles of pills containing Methadone and Klonopin, along with a glass crack pipe. Bond was set at $75,000 for the charges. Leroy Roger McCauley, 38, of Starke was arrested June 26 by Bradford deputies for battery and Albert Leo Whitmore, 27, of Hampton was arrested by Bradford deputies for aggravated assault with a weapon. According to the arrest report, McCauley started hitting Whitmore after Whitmore threatened to slice another persons throat if he was let back in the home and told McCauleys wife he would use the knife on anyone if he needed to. Law enforcement was called, and a knife was found on Whitmore during his arrest. Bond was set at $25,000 for the charge against Whitmore. Bond was set at $10,000 for the charge against McCauley. Joshua Wade McGilvery, 25, of Melrose was arrested June 28 by Bradford deputies for driving under the influence. Kenneth Ash McNeal, 50, of Brooker was arrested June 25 by Bradford deputies on an out-ofcounty warrant from Alachua for possession of drugscontrolled substance without a prescription. Bond was set at $10,000 for the charge. Eugene Sylvester McRae, 35, of Brooker was arrested June 30 by Bradford deputies on a warrant for burglary of an unoccupied dwelling and for larcenygrand theft. Bond was set at $100,000 for the charges. Tykey Taran Mendez, 21, of Gainesville was arrested June 30 by Starke police during a traffic stop for two charges of possession of marijuana, possession of drugscontrolled substance without a prescription and possession of drug equipment. His passenger, Amadino Rahim Ortiz, 21, of Gainesville, was also arrested by Starke police for possession of marijuana and possession of drugscontrolled substance without a prescription. Chad Walter Moore, 26, of Jacksonville was arrested June 27 by Lawtey police for possession of marijuana and possession of drugs without a prescription. Bond was set at $6,000 for the charges. Ariel Renaee Olive, 21, of Starke was arrested June 26 by Bradford deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, Olive got into an argument with her husband and struck him multiple times with her hand and fist and kicked him in the groin. Ternisha Angelica Owens, 20, of Jacksonville was arrested June 25 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. Bond was set at $25,000 for the charge. Leigh Phillip Pinckney, 20, of Lawtey was arrested June 26 by Bradford deputies for loitering. Bond was set at $1,000 for the charge. Gustavo Rendon-Martinez, 26, of Keystone Heights was arrested June 27 by Bradford deputies for operating a vehicle without a valid drivers license. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Shirley Ann Robinson, 43, of Gainesville was arrested June 28 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Sharmaine Barbara Sailes, 22, of Jacksonville was arrested June 25 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. John Robert Stout, 22, of Graham was arrested June 24 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked and possession of drugs controlled substance without a prescription. According to the arrest report, law enforcement was called about a person in the Brooker area riding a motorcyle, and possibly under the influence of methadone. A deputy spotted Stout on a motorcycle near River Bend Estates, but Stout pulled into a driveway when he saw the deputy. A search of Stout turned up a bottle of methadone pills, and he was arrested. Bond was set at $6,000 for the charges. Kevin Laroy Sullivan, 35, of Brooker was arrested June 26 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. No bond was allowed for the charge. Felicia Naomi Swafford, 22, of Starke was arrested June 26 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. No bond was allowed for the charge Antonio Pierre Urolia, 38, of Jacksonville was arrested June 27 by Starke police for hit and run, driving while license suspended or revoked and on an out-of-county warrant from Duval. According to the arrest report, Urolia hit the back of a vehicle that was stopped on S.R. 16 at the intersection of U.S. 301 in Starke. Urolia then turned around and went east on S.R. 16, with the victim following him in his vehicle to Thompson Street in Starke, while also calling the police. When the officer arrived, Urolia admitted to hitting the vehicle, but said he left to go to a friends home to check on his kids. Running Urolias information through dispatch, it was discovered his license was suspended, along with the warrant out of Duval County for his arrest. Bond was set at $3,100 for the charges.

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Adel, Ga. He was an assistant for four years, serving as offensive coordinator for the last two years. In 2005, Green returned to Florida, accepting the head coaching position at Hamilton County High School at the age of 27. He went 11-18 in three seasons at Hamilton County before resigning to become offensive coordinator and assistant head coach at Orange Park High School, where his father was hired as head coach. I wanted to work for him and try to learn how he did things, Green said. The biggest thing he learned from his father, Green said, was how to manage a coaching staff and ensure that coaches and players were all on the same page. He taught me a lot about how to do that and how to go about doing it the right way, Green said. Orange Park went 34-22 in the five years Green and his father coached there. The school had won only two district championships in its history, but went on to win three straight in 2008, 2009 and 2010. In his one year as assistant head coach at Fleming Island, the Golden Eagles put together the second undefeated regular season in school history and finished 10-1 after a loss in the first round of the playoffs. Farnsworth said he feels good about hiring Green because Green wasnt putting his name in for every head coaching opportunity that became available. He knew what he wanted, and Bradford High School was that school. What he was looking for was a small, rural community with one high school and one that he could put back on the map, Farnsworth said. Green said it will take time and a lot of work as Bradford tries to rebound from a 3-7 season, though it was a season in which the Tornadoes qualified for the playoffs. Numbers were down in the spring as just over 30 players were attending practices. Im willing to put in the time and effort it takes, Green said. I know its not a one-year turnaround. Green said he would soon be getting out in the community, talking to current players and their families and describing to them his philosophies and what he wants to accomplish at BHS. The goal is to not only convince current players to stick with the program, but to also convince other kids, through word of mouth, to join as well. The following individuals were arrested recently by local law enforcement officers in Bradford, Union and Clay (Keystone Heights area) counties:BradfordErnest Charles Vanwart, 56, of Starke was arrested June 27 by Starke police for disturbing the peace. According to the arrest report, Vanwart was drinking and banging on the back door of the victims residence, and wouldnt leave when asked to. Bond was set at $5,000 for the charge. Terrell S. Warren, 33, of Starke was arrested June 28 by Starke police for two charges of battery. According to the arrest report, Warren and the victimhis girlfriendwere arguing, during which time Warren kicked and punched her in the face. Warrens uncle was also in the home and yelled at Warren during the argument, causing Warren to run to the uncles room and start choking him and holding him to the floor. The girlfriend kicked Warren in the back to get him off his uncle. Warren then got up and hit her in the face again before leaving the residence. Charles Bradley Wilson, 53, of Lawtey was arrested June 30 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Bond was set at $1,000 for the charge.Keystone/MelroseAlejandro Jimenez, 32, of Keystone Heights was arrested June 28 by Clay deputies for battery. Michael Merritt, 63, of Keystone Heights was arrested June 24 by Clay deputies for two probation violations. Aaron Taber, 28, of Melrose was arrested June 30 by Clay deputies for battery and criminal mischief. John Walker, 26, of Keystone Heights was arrested June 30 by Clay deputies for battery and resisting a law enforcement officer. Joshua Watts, 27, of Keystone Heights was arrested June 30 by Clay deputies for leaving the scene of a crash.UnionZachery Clifford Schaeffer, 22, of Worthington Springs was arrested June 26 by Union deputies for aggravated assault with a weapon. According to the arrest report, Schaeffer, who lives in the Santa Fe Mobile Home Park, got into an argument with next-door neighbors over a dog. The neighbors told the deputy their kids were outside playing when a small dog was let outside from Schaeffers residence. The dog ran toward the kids playing in the driveway and almost bit one of the kids. The mother of the kids yelled that if the dog bit one of her kids, she would break the dogs neck. Schaeffer then came out cursing the woman and eventually cursing her husband, who came out and walked to the road to yell at Schaeffer, too. Schaeffer then went inside his home and came back out with a knife with a red handle and a bent blade. Schaeffer started to walk off the porch toward the husband, but was restrained by someone in the home. The neighbors called law enforcement, and the deputy was able to locate a knife that fit the description in Schaeffers residence before arresting him. A 16-year-old male was arrested June 26 by Union deputies for felony battery and felony larceny. According to the arrest report, the juvenile got into an argument with his mother, and when she asked him to leave her room, he slapped her across the face, causing her to fall down. When his mother got back on her feet, he head-butted her in the forehead, causing her to fall again. He then took her cell phone and her keys, preventing her from leaving. The mother eventually went to a neighbors home and called law enforcement, and the juvenile was arrested at the home where the mother and several other children live. Quentin Johnson, 20, of Lake Butler was arrested June 24 by Union deputies on a warrant for distribution of cocainewithin 1,000 feet of school or public park, and possession of drugs controlled substance without a prescription. Bond was set at $60,000 for the charges. Linda Gail Beadnell, 51, of Lake Butler was arrested June 29 by Union deputies for disorderly intoxication. According to the arrest report, Beadnell was walking in the middle of C.R. 239A near dark. A family member called law enforcement to report that Beadnell was drunk and was walking in the middle of the road. When a deputy arrived, Beadnell said she was walking to Providence, but couldnt say whom she would stay with and said she wouldnt stay with her family nearby. She then started walking in the middle of the road again, causing several oncoming vehicles to pull over to avoid hitting her. 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CaptainsPartyRentals .com Bounce Houses Water Slides Dunk Tanks Trackless Train 904-364-6128 t Crime t Recent arrests in Bradford, Clay and UnionCOACHContinued from 1B Green stressed he has an opendoor policy in which anyone, regardless of whether or not they played last year or in the spring, will be welcomed. My number-one priority right now is to try to touch the community through the kids and get the numbers back up, Green said. In a portfolio that accompanied his resume and application, Green wrote that he envisions his offense operating out of multiple formations and running the ball 60-65 percent of the time. That is an estimate, though, as Green noted that the team will take what the opposing defense gives it. My philosophy on offense is that in order to win championships, you must establish a strong running game and an efficient passing game, Green wrote in his portfolio. I will use the run to set up the pass. Green said his defensive philosophy centers on adapting to take away an opponents strength and utilizing speed to create a blitzing and aggressive style of play. The key, though, is to keep it simple. I believe a confused defense is a passive defense, so we will keep it simple to allow our players to be aggressive, Green wrote in his portfolio. The majority of the time, the most physical team will win, and we will strive to always be just that. Green said he is looking forward to building upon the foundation already in place at BHS and trying to take it to another level. Farnsworth said, Im really excited about the future. The Bradford High School Football Boosters invite Tornado supporters to meet Green, his family and staff at the Downtown Grill in Starke on Friday, July 11, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

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Cox and hearing him share his stories for more than 20 years. What a wonderful, humble human being Glenn is, she said. Hell do anything for anyone. Cox, who has been writing poetry ever since he was in the service, perhaps summed himself up best with a poem he wrote entitled, My Creed: Thursday, July 3, 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 Official Sports Medicine ProvidersTornadoesfor the Bradford High School KATIE TRUMBLE, DPT, ATC/L CAITLIN RAUCKHORST, A TC/L 319 West Call Street Suite A Starke, Florida 32091 Phone: (904) 368-1257 Fax: (904) 368-1258 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! d Obituaries d Gerald DukesLAKE BUTLERGerald Reuel Dukes left this world to meet his heavenly father on Thursday, June 26, 2014. He entered this world on Oct. 12, 1934 in Dukes to the late Gracie Green Dukes and Reuel King Dukes. Mr. Dukes was a Christian and a member of Harmony Free Will Baptist Church in Lake Butler. He graduated from Union County High School and lived his entire life in Union County. In the 1970s he owned and operated Dukes and Sons Produce, Inc in Lake Butler. He was well known in this area as a successful farmer, farming in Alachua, Bradford, Baker, and Union Counties. For many years he grew various truck crops and tobacco. He also had a successful timber business while farming. Along with his parents he owned and operated Dukes Grocery store for many years. Mr. Dukes retired from farming in the 90s. His hobbies were fishing, gardening, and cooking. He was preceded in death by his son David Randall Randy Dukes. He is survived by: his loving wife of 57 years, Joyce Long Dukes of Lake Butler; sons, Gerald R (Gerry) Dukes, Jr. of Denver, Colo., Michael Dean (Tammy) Dukes of Brooker, and Terry William Dukes of Lake Butler; daughter-in-law, Julie Brown Dukes of Orange Park; sisters, Eloise McCormick and Diane Alligood both of High Springs. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Services were held on June 30 at Harmony Free Will Baptist Church. Burial followed at Elzey Chapel Cemetery. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.PAID OBITUARYWilliam HopkinsWilliam HopkinsSTARKE William Walter Hopkins, age 84, of Starke passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at his residence.   He was born on June 1, 1930 to the late Edwin A. and Elsie Hopkins.   William has been a resident of Starke since 1980 where he was a longtime member of St. Marks Episcopal Church.   After graduating from high school in Cincinnati, Ohio, William entered into the United States Army as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division and fought in Korea at the Chosin Reservoir.   He worked in the finance business for a number of years until he was hired by the Florida State Prison where he retired in 1994.   While working for FSP, William was on the Pistol Team where he and his wife traveled all over the state of Florida.   He enjoyed fishing and most of all spending time with family, especially his grandchildren. William was preceded in death by his son, Michael Dennis Hopkins; his brothers, Edwin A. Hopkins, Jr. and Howard Hopkins; and his sister, Ethel Reisinger. William is survived by: his loving wife of 40 years, Linda Hubbard Hopkins; his children, Timothy (Heather) Yarbrough of Little Rock, Ark., Lee (Tracy) Yarbrough of Leesburg and Wendy (David) Reynolds of Keystone Heights; his sister, Thelma (Steve) Edwards of Joshua Tree, Calif.; his sister-inlaw, Eleanor Hopkins of Cincinnati, Ohio; his six grandchildren, Tim, Alan, David, April, Dylan and Heather; many nieces and nephews; and his dog, Angel. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm at St. Marks Episcopal Church with Reverend Dennis ONeill officiating.   Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services of Starke.   904-964-5757.      PAID OBITUARYMary NormanMary NormanHIGHLAND Mary Crofford Norman, 63, of Highland died Saturday, June 28, 2014 at her residence. She was born in Dallas, Texas on Nov. 10, 1950 to the late James and Marie Crofford. She resided in Highland for the past 47 years. She attended Highland First Baptist Church for many years and worked at Penney Retirement Community as a housekeeper for 16 years. She is survived by: her husband of 47 years, Howard Norman, Sr.; her children, Howard (Dana) Norman, Jr. of Raiford and Hope Norman (B.J.) Crawford of Lawtey; two grandchildren; sisters, LouEllen Wilkerson of Starke, Betsy Gordon of Atlanta, Ga., and Jimmy Dean Hoover of Clay Hill. The funeral service was held on July 2 at Highland First Baptist Church with Pastor Gary Melvin officiating. Interment followed at Highland First Baptist Church Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services of Starke. Mary PaulkITALY, TEXASMary Evelyn Hendricks Paulk, 93, of Italy, Texas, formerly of Lake Butler died Monday, June 23, 2014. She was born in Lake Butler where she graduated from Union County High school. She was daughter of the late Butler and Ollie Langford Hendricks. She was preceded in death by: her husband of 63 years, Edison Paulk; son, Gary Edison Paulk; and daughter, Mary Iris Paulk; brothers, John, Harold, and James Hendricks. She was a Christian.   She is survived by: daughter, Susan Thomas (Byron Lee) Fuller; four grandchildren; seven greatgrandchildren; sister, Marie Brooks of Jacksonville; brothers, Drew, David, Brian, and Herman of Lake Butler, Joe of Springhill, Vernon of Gainesville, and Donald of Tennessee. Graveside funeral services were held June 28 at Elzey Chapel Cemetery with Mark Redd officiating. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.Max RaulersonMax RaulersonMONIAC, GEORGIA Max Raulerson, age 71, of Moniac, Ga. passed away Friday, June 27, 2014 at his residence shortly after his loving wife of 36 years passed away. He was born in Moniac on Oct. 3, 1942 to the late Douglas Raulerson, Sr. and Cleo Canaday Raulerson. Max has been a lifelong resident of Moniac where he attended school and graduated from St. George High School in 1962. In 1962, Max started his career as a mental health staff member at Northeast Florida State Hospital where he met the love of his life, Patricia Ann Griffis. On Dec. 31, 1976, Max and Patricia were married; residing in Moniac since their marriage. In 1987, they had a daughter they named Jessica. They both enjoyed being parents and loved raising their daughter. Max retired after many dedicated years of service at Northeast Florida State Hospital. Max was very friendly and sociable. He loved being around people and helping others. Max enjoyed gardening as he had many garden projects and yard work. Most of all, Max loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them. He was preceded in death by: his parents; his loving wife, Patricia Raulerson; his sister, Ella Higdon; and his half brother, Billy Taylor. Max is survived by: his loving daughter, Jessica Irene Raulerson of Moniac; his brother, Douglas (Kathleen) Raulerson of Moniac; and his sisters, Gail (Leonard) Davis of Macclenny and Maxine Burnsed of Baker County. Funeral services were held on July 2 at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services Chapel with Pastor Randall Griffis officiating. Interment followed at Brown Cemetery in Starke. The arrangements are under the care and direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services, 250 North Lowder Street, Macclenny, FL 32063 (904)259-5700. Visit www.ferreirafuneralservices.com to sign the familys guest book.PAID OBITUARYPatricia RaulersonPatricia RaulersonMONIAC, GEORGIAPatricia Ann Griffis Raulerson, age 63, of Moniac, Georgia passed away Friday, June 27, 2014 at her residence. She was born in Gainesville on Dec. 12, 1950 to the late Elisha Griffis and Irene Woods Griffis. Patricia was raised in Union County where she graduated from Union County High School in 1970. After high school, Patricia began working at Northeast Florida State Hospital in Macclenny. While working for the hospital she met the love of her life, Max Raulerson. They married on Dec. 31, 1976 and moved to Moniac where they have resided for many years. She continued her education at Lake City Community College and earned her Associates Degree in mental health. Patricia loved helping people and enjoyed her career at the hospital. She retired after 35 years of service as a supervisor. In 1987, Patricia and Max had a daughter they named Jessica. They both enjoyed being parents and loved raising their daughter. Patricia loved her family and enjoyed working on crafts. She enjoyed making jewelry, sewing, wood working, and making her home beautiful with home dcor. Her loving husband of 36 years, Max Raulerson, went to be with her in heaven on June 27 shortly after her passing. Patricia is survived by: her loving daughter, Jessica Irene Raulerson of Moniac; her brothers, Roger and Earl (Edith) Griffis both of Lake Butler; and her sisters, Peggy Griffis of Jackson, Miss. and Susan (Lloyd) Roark of Lake City. Funeral services were held on July 2 at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services Chapel with Pastor Randall Griffis officiating. Interment followed at Brown Cemetery in Starke. The arrangements are under the care and direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services, 250 North Lowder Street, Macclenny, FL 32063 (904)259-5700. Visit www.ferreirafuneralservices.com to sign the familys guest book.PAID OBITUARYLois VarnesLAKE BUTLERLois Varnes, 87, of Lake Butler died Sunday, June 29, 2014 at E.T. York Haven Hospice in Gainesville after an extended illness. She was born Aug. 17, 1926 to the late Perry M. and Nita F. Green. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Aaron Varnes; six brothers and two sisters. She was a Baptist. She is survived by: her niece, Nita (Donald) Jones; sisters, Sherry Miller of Raiford, and Beatrice Johns of St Augustine Graveside services were held July 2 at Sapp Cemetery in Raiford. Archer Funeral Home of Lake Butler is in charge of arrangements. Joyce WindgassenKEYSTONE HEIGHTS Joyce Brymer Windgassen, age 70, of Keystone Heights passed away at her home Friday, June 27, 2014. She was born in Utica, N.Y. on June 17, 1944 to the late John R. and Ethel (Parry) Jones and had moved to Keystone Heights in 1988 from St. Petersburg. While serving our Country as a Merchant Marine she was also a ship nurse. Mrs. Windgassen was a big believer in education; she had earned her Masters Degree in nursing which led to her career as being a RN and Nurse Educator with the State of Florida before retiring from the Northeast Florida State Hospital in Macclenny. She was a longtime Elder with the First Presbyterian Church of Starke in which she was also very active. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter #40 in Lake Butler and in New York; she enjoyed quilting, sewing, and reading in her spare time. Her son, Philip Windgassen preceded her in death in 1987. Survivors are: her husband of 46 years, Robert Bob Windgassen; and their daughter, Ericka Brown of Keystone Heights. Also left behind are her precious grandchildren, Michael and Danielle and greatgranddaughter, Penelope Brandon; along with numerous cousins. Funeral services for Mrs. Windgassen were July 2 in the First Presbyterian Church of Starke with Dr. Don McGarity officiating. Interment followed at the Keystone Heights Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to be made to the Presbyterian Church Womens group or the Order of Eastern Star. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, 340 E. Walker Drive, Keystone Heights, FL 32656. (352) 473-3176. www.jonesgallagherfh. comPAID OBITUARYCOXContinued from 3B To live a life gentle and kind To treat all people as friends of mine To take the good with the bad To thank my God for faith I have had To try to do the things that are right To make someone elses pathway bright If friends of mine, my life review, They can say he was a friend we knew He was a man who looked for good He was a man who stood for right, as all men should Some words that I hope I leave behind Will encourage these dear friends of mine To be honest and generous while I am here No criticisms at all will I fear This I am sure is all I need For my philosophy and my creed.

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life. Life itself is something Spiller and Warren make it a point to talk about with the children. Yes, the two UCHS standouts went on to play in college and the NFL, but it took more than football skills to pave those successful paths. Each stressed the importance of education. Youre looking at a guy who was a class clown and had to sit out a year of football, Spiller told the children prior to the start of the camp. That kind of put everything back into perspective. It doesnt matter how talented you are. That classroom comes first. Warren said the expectation at the camp is for children to pay attention, give their all and do their best. The same applies to the classroom. That goes a long way, Warren said. Thats in my postcamp speechthe classroom and the importance of paying attention, focusing and giving your best, not just out here on this grass, but inside the hallways on the carpet. Warren and Spiller said that by making the NFL despite growing 8B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, July 3, 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 CAMPContinued from 1B Bryson Hill gets some assistance from C.J. Spiller as Jordyn Sumpter looks on. RIGHT; Noah Ray sprints his way around cones. BELOW: Nicolas Moreland enjoys a break with former UF wide receiver Louis Murphy. More photos can be viewed at StarkeJournal. com. up in a small town, they hoped they can be examples that one can succeed no matter where he or she comes from. However, they wanted to make it clear to the children that even though everyone cant go on to be a professional athlete, they can achieve success. Im always impressed by the doctors, lawyers and businessmen that I played with on the (UCHS) football team, Warren said, adding that it was inspiring to him to see them and know they went off to college and became professionals at what they wanted to be in life. Spiller told the children, You guys are the future of this country, this world. I want to see everyone here be successful, but to be able to do that, it always starts in the classroom. Rodjericus Williams successfully makes a catch in stride. Michael Oliver (right) carries the ball, while teammate Tyler Floyd looks to help out with a block.

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Thursday, July 3, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 9B 40 Notices 47 Commercial Property (Rent, Lease, Sale) 49 Mobile Homes for Sale 50 For Rent 53 A Yard Sales 53 B Keystone Yard Sales 57 For Sale 59 Personal Services 65 Help Wanted (904) 964-6305 (352) 473-2210 (386) 496-2261 Classified Ads Where one call does it all! Bradford Union Clay 40Notices 41Auctions 42M otor Vehicles & Accessories43RVs & Campers 44Boats &ATVs 45Land for Sale 46Real Estate Out of Area 47Commercial Property (Rent, Lease, Sale) 48Homes for Sale 49Mobile Homes for Sale 50For Rent 61Scriptures 62Vacation/Travel 63Love Lines 64Business Opportunities65Help Wanted 66In vestme nt O ppo rtunities67Hunting Land for Rent 68Carpet Cleaning 69Food Supplements 70Money to Lend 71Farm Equipment 72Computers & Accessories51Lost/Found 52Animals & Pets53AYard Sales53BKeystone Yard Sales53CLake Butler Y ard Sales54Produce 55Wanted 56Antiques 57For Sale 58Child/Adult Home Care59Personal Services 60Home ImprovementWord Ad Classified Tuesday, 12:00 noon Classified Display Tuesday, 12:00 noon964-6305 473-2210 496-2261 C lassified Advertising should be paid in advance unless credit has already been established with the newspaper. A $3.00 service charge will be added to all billing to cover postage and handling. All ads placed by phone are read back to the advertiser at the time of placement. However, the classified staff cannot be held responsible for mistakes in classified advertising taken by phone. The newspaper reserves the right to correctly classify and edit all copy or to reject or cancel any advertisements at any time. Only standard abbrevations will be accepted. TO PLACE A CLASSIFIED USE YOUR PHONE BUS DRIVERS NEEDEDUnion County School Board 40 hour Training Class provided. CDL required to enroll.ContactMike: 386-496-2182or Transportation Dept: 386-496-2182 F OR S ALEOlder 2BR/1BA singe wide on 2.10 acres, w/ heat & A/C in need of some repairs. Can be lived in with minimal repairs. Has well, septic, and elect. Several storage bldgs, & livestock pen w/water.Call 386-496-1215 for more information$28,500NO OWNER FINANCE NO RENT TO OWN DURRANCE PUMP QUALITY SERVICE SINCE 1964 Pumps Sales Parts Service STATE LICENSE #1305 rffntb b rfntfbnfffbffnbnff ffbfrfffbfnfnfbfntfnf frfntbfbfffrtffbfbffbnf fntfffrfnff Set Right Mobile Homes Specializing In Relocations, Re-Levels, Set-Ups & Disposal Rodney A. Carmichael, OwnerEmail: set_right_homes@yahoo.com904-364-6383 Southern Villas of StarkeAsk about our 1&2 BR Apartments HC & non-HC Units. Central AC/ Heat, on-site laundry, playground, private, quiet atmosphere. 1001 Southern Villas Dr. Starke, FL Equal Housing Opportunity 801 South Water Street Starke, FL 32091 TDD/TTY 711 1, 2, & 3 bedroom HC & Non-HCaccessible apartments.This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer. Equal Housing Opportunity EXTRA CASH! Could you use some now that the holidays are over? We specialize in helping people sell through our Classifieds! YARD SALES AUTOS BOATS CLOTHES APPLIANCES... The list goes on..Call Mary Today at 904-964-6305

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rallied with an eight-run fourth to even the score. Williston added another run in the top of the fifth with one out, but Keystone got out of the inning when Ryan Jones turned a double play. Williston held a 9-8 lead going into the last inning. Keystone put two runners on when Carson Eatman and Chase Packham each got a hit. Ty Glenn then doubled to left field to bring both runners home and give Keystone a 10-9 win. Keystone had to face Williston again in the championship game, but this time it was Keystone doing all the early scoring, while pitcher Karsen Smith kept the Williston bats in check. Keystone scored 13 runs in the first inning of what turned out to be a 14-2 win. Smith recorded four strikeouts in earning the win. For the tournament, Smith pitched 9.2 innings, giving up seven earned runs and striking out 12. Ashton Roach pitched three innings, giving up one earned run and striking out three. Glenn batted .556 for the tournament, while Caleb Hall and Jones batted .455 and .444, respectively. The three batters combined for four doubles, two triples and 14 hits overall, with Hall leading the team with three extra-base hits. Jones scored a team-high nine runs, while Eatmon and Gage Smith each scored five runs. Head coach Chris Roach emphasized teamwork all season and said every player contributed to the district championship. Some of the players he singled out were: Wil Rogel with two hits and one walk, Packham with three stolen bases, one double and eight walks, Jackson Williams with a perfect fielding percentage, Gage Smith with one double, Eatmon with three hits, Caleb Crawford with one triple and two runs scored and Bryce Hart with a perfect fielding percentage and two runs scored. Keystone Recreation Association wished to express its thanks to field crew members Tommy Baker, Dan Glenn, Justin Jones and Jason LeMaster, as well as sponsors B&H Interiors Inc., B.C. Industrial Supply Inc., C&R Electrical Services Inc., M&R Construction Inc., Keystone Building Corp., Teal Tile, Sunbelt Rental and E. Vaughan Rivers Inc. 10B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, July 3, 2014 2 PER PKG$179 lb FAM PAK$499 lb PRICES AVAILABLE JULY 2 JULY 8 Amazing quality. Fantastic prices.Satisfaction Guaranteed $249lb $299 $249 lb FAM PAK$299 lb FAM PAK$399 FAM PAK$349 lb Open 7 Days a Week 8am to 8pm1371 South Walnut St. (Hwy 301) Starke (904) 368-9188 16 FL OZ 12-PACKVAN CAMPS KRAFT 17 OZKINGSFORD CHARCOAL 8.3 LB BAGCRYSTAL 24-PACK 2 $1200 2 $ 100 $579 $229GATORADE 32 FL OZMINUTE MAID 12 FL OZMORNING DELIGHT COBURN FARMS 12 PACKPILLSBURY $100 $100 $100 2 $3002 $400 lb $29916 OZ 3 $ or GREAT ON THE GRILL!12 OZ 19 OZ lb 12 OZ 8LB BAG $69912 OZ The Keystone Recreation Association 10U all-star baseball team won its district for the second straight year, going 4-0 and earning the right to compete in a state-level tournament this weekend in Fort White. It was quite a performance by the Keystone bats at the June 2729 district tournament, which was hosted by Keystone at Little Rain Lake Park. Keystone scored 56 runs, including 19 in an 18run win against Chiefland in its first game on June 27. Keystone defeated its opponents by an average of nine runs per game, but the team had to come from behind twice to win a thriller against Williston to put itself in the championship game. Following the 19-1 win over Chiefland, Keystone defeated Santa Fe 13-7 to advance to the semifinals to face Williston. Williston built an 8-0 lead in the third inning, but Keystone Keystone captures 2nd straight 10U district championship Karsen Smith threw 9.2 innings, striking out 12 batters. Ty Glenn led the team with a .556 batting average. The KRA 10U all-star team is: (front, l-r) Jackson Williams, Wil Rogel, Chase Packham, Bryce Hart, Caleb Crawford, (middle, l-r) Carson Eatmon, Ryan Jones, Gage Smith, Ashton Roach, Karsen Smith, Caleb Hall, Ty Glenn (back, l-r) assistant coach Dan Glenn, head coach Chris Roach and assistant coach Justin Jones.



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Union County Times Union County Times USPS 648-200 Lake Butler, Florida Thursday, July 3, 2014 102 nd Year 10 th Issue 75 CENTS etc Pop Warner sign-ups, July 4 Union County Pop Warner has opened registration for football and cheerleading on July 4. Sign-ups are at the Pop Warner building at the O.J. Phillips Recreation Complex. Football fee is $150 for July 5 to 26. Cheerleading is $175. Coaches, volunteers and sponsors are needed. Hay Field Day, July 8, register by July 7 The Northeast Florida Livestock Agents Group (NFLAG) is hosting a UF/ IFAS Hay Field Day on Tuesday, July 8, at Santa Fe River Ranch in Alachua. Registration is 8:30 a.m. and programs/exhibits start at 9 a.m. Field demonstrations begin at 1 p.m. Lunch served by Farm Credit. Cost is $5. CEUs/CCAs available. Register by July 7 to save a spot. Contact Cindy Sanders at 352-955-2402 or sanders1@ufl.edu Beef quarterly meeting, July 10, RSVP by July 8 The North Florida Cattlemens Association is holding its quarterly meeting on Thursday, July 10, at the Lake Butler Community Center. Social hour starts at 5:30 p.m., the Union County Extension Office program is at 6:15 p.m., a steak dinner will be served at 6:40 p.m. and the program begins at 7:15 p.m. It is all free. RSVP by noon on July 8. Contact 386-752-5384 or columbia@ifas.ufl.edu VBS at First United Methodist, July 7-11 Lake Butler First United Methodist Church is offering Vacation Bible School to the community July 7-11. Dinner will be served each day beginning at 5:30 p.m. and the evening program will be 6:15 till 8:30 p.m. There will be music, skits, stories, games, crafts, science experiments, mission time, a Scripture lesson and much more fun. There will also be a study for parents and adults. Fun activities are planned for everyonepreschool age to 103 years old. Creation seminar at FBC Raiford, July 13 First Baptist Church of Raiford will host a Creation Science Seminar on Sunday, July 13. Steve Levinson of North Carolina will present three exciting presentations: Creation to Christ at 10:00 a.m., aimed at children but enjoyed by all ages; Relevance of Genesis at 11:00 a.m.; and Fossils, Flood, Noahs Ark, and Dinosaurs at 6:00 p.m. All churches and individuals are invited to attend this eyeopening seminar. For more information on the seminar visit www.campgetaway.org 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 Lake Butler Rotary Club has put together what promises to be one of the best-ever Fourth of July celebrations at Lakeside Park in Lake Butler. Here is this years schedule of events: 3:30 a.m. Registration at the boat ramp for Big Bass Fishing Tournament, which begins at safe light. Open to everyone 18 years and older. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. A valid Florida fishing license is required. Entry fee is $50 per boat. Minimum motor size is 15 HP. Aerated live well required. All boats will be inspected. Grand prize is $1,000 along with other prizes. 7:00 a.m. 1-Mile Family Fun Run. Register at southeast corner of the park. 8:00 a.m. 5K Run. Register at southeast corner of the park. 9:00 a.m. to noon Antique Car Show. 11:00 a.m. Weigh-in begins for fishing tournament. Noon Car show and raffle ticket winners announced. Noon to dusk Disc jockey providing music and karaoke. Dusk Famous fireworks showareas biggest and best! Fun all day The new splash park, which will be monitored; a first-ever midway featuring kiddie Ferris wheel, bungee trampoline, rock wall, bounce house, pony rides, crazy worm train and games; more booths than ever; and of course plenty of food choices along with a chance to meet this years local candidates for the upcoming mid-term election. 4th of July celebration to offer more than ever Rotarys new officers New officers were installed at the Lake Butler Rotary Club to commence with the new Rotary International year which starts on July 1: (L-r) Maggi Wetzel continues as treasurer; Reception and Medical Center Warden Steve Wellhausen is the new secretary; former president elect Joyce Crawford, who is now president; Ginny Bird continues as sergeant at arms; and outgoing president Scott Roberts. Not pictured is former secretary Dan Search, who is now president elect. Past president Zack Smith officiated. Founded in 1969, Lake Butler Rotary Club celebrates 50 years this fall. Ballad of America serenades audience through history UC receives clean audit Only one finding, which was already corrected On Monday, the Union County Board of County Commissioners received a clean audit from James Moore & Co., CPAs and Consultants for the countys fiscal year budget ending Sept. 30, 2013. Trey Long, senior manager at James Moore, handled the audit presentation, with firm partner Bob Powell also in attendance. All findings from the previous year had been satisfied, and the one finding from this year had already been corrected. Finding 2013-01 Excess of Expenditures over Appropriations was in regard to the EMS fund related to a change in estimate for uncollectible accounts receivable. Basically, under (Generally Accepted Accounting Principles, or GAAP), we are required to show accounts receivable to the extent we believe is collectible, replied Justin Stankiewicz in an email. He is the chief financial officer for the Union County Clerk of Courts. The allowance is our estimate of the amount that we estimate wont be collected either due to Medicare/Medicaid adjustments, insurance adjustments or non-payments. In years past, this amount was typically estimated at year-end to be $100,000. However, this year we encountered significant issues with our third-party billing company where we were not receiving complete information each month and therefore we were unable to reconcile our balances to their month end balances. What we uncovered, Stankiewicz explained, was that the billing company was behind on their monthly write-offs. This resulted in a higher accounts receivable balance, and in turn, resulted in a higher estimate of what was believed to be uncollectible. Therefore, we had to increase our allowance estimate by $350,000, to $450,000. The offset to the allowance adjustment is through expenditures and therefore resulted in a $350,000 increase in expenditures that was never budgeted for. By the time we finally received all the information from the billing it was well passed the 60 days allowed by Florida Statutes to amend the 2013 budget. As a result, he said the county is See AUDIT, 2A At the Union County Public Library on Monday night, Matthew Sabatella performed a variety of folk songs that took the audience through a journey of American history during his Ballad of America program. Some of the songs included Ive Been Working on the Railroad, This Little Light of Mine, the ballad Oh Shenandoah and many more. The audience sang along to the music and Sabatella played an assortment of instruments from the guitar and banjo to the harmonica and recorder. The Friends of the Library sponsored the event and the Junior Friends of the Library served hors doeuvres throughout the program. In addition, the Union County Historical Society provided some old military uniforms for display. All-in-all it was a wonderful way to honor and celebrate our patriotic heritage. TOP: Sabatella performing a song for the audience. ABOVE LEFT: JFOL members (l-r) Kayla Kirby, Brannon Cooley, sponsor Tennille Brannen, Sabatella, Mariah Griner, Joseph Dorsey and Liz Neilson. ABOVE RIGHT: Library Director Mary Brown and local historian Marjorie Driggers. 93-year-old Cox proud to have served on LST in WWII, 3B Spiller, Warren bring football, life lessons to annual camp, 1B

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2A Union County Times Thursday, July 3, 2014 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 Times USPS 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 32054 Subscription Rate in Trade Area $39.00 per year: $20.00 six months Outside Trade Area: $39.00 per year: $20.00 six months 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. currently evaluating its status with that third-party billing company. In response to this finding, Commission Chairman Jimmy Tallman submitted a letter on June 23 to the Florida Auditor Generals office stating that, In the future, the County will ensure that amendments are made throughout the year to increase expenditures for any unanticipated revenue or increases in management estimates. Overall, the auditor was pleased with the health of the countys finances. Long said that the assigned and unassigned fund balance was about $1 million, giving the county about a month of reserves. The general fund has about 41 days of reserve. He noted that revenues were up about $1.3 million but expenses were only up $800,000, providing a little over a halfmillion dollar increase in the fund balance. Youre moving in the right direction, Long said. You dont have a lot of opportunity to increase revenue sources, so you do a very good job of managing expenditures. Regarding long-term liabilities, the countys overall debt is about $1.5 million. Youre not overburdened with debt either, so thats a positive thing there, he said. Overall a very clean audit, I think, Long concluded. Your staff needs to be commended. Its a very, very good, a very clean audit. Commissioner Karen Cossey concurred. Id just like to say I really appreciate our staff, and theyve done a great job, Cossey said. Clerk of Courts and Comptroller Kellie Hendricks Connell said its been a pleasure to work with everyone at James Moore. Theyve done a great job; excellent communicators. For his part, Stankiewicz saved the county $17,200 in audit fees because he possesses the required skill set to produce a full set of financial statements in accordance with GAAP. He was hired away from DDF CPA Group, which handled the countys previous audit. At last years June 17 commission meeting when Connell first introduced the new CFO, she said that Stankiewicz knows the countys finances probably better than anyone and he does have the ability to produce this big fat book (the countys financial audit report). Hes going to save the county a good chunk of change in our future audit contract. She was right, and he did. Union County Public Library summer programs schedule 10 & Under, Thursdays, 10 a.m. July 10: Fizz, Boom, Drums at the library Featuring the Union County High School Drumline! July 17: Fizz, Boom, Loudini at Lake Butler Elementary School Be amazed at the Magical Loudini! Teens & Tweens, 11 & Up July 26, 7-9 p.m.: Summer Band Night Featuring local band, With Eyes Alive! Visit www.facebook.com/ unioncountylibrary FGC Exploring College event in UC, July 14 Florida Gateway College is going on the road this summer for its Exploring College events. FGC representatives will visit each of the counties in its five-county service district to provide information about enrollment, registration and college programs to those who may have questions about the college. Our Exploring College events provide individuals with an excellent opportunity to learn more about what FGC has to offer and how easily they can enroll and begin making strides towards enhancing their education and life-long opportunities, said Sandra Johnston, FGCs director of Enrollment Management. The information sessions are followed by an informal question and answer session which includes hands-on assistance with the enrollment process. FGC will be at the Union County Public Library on Saturday, July 14, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. UC Veteran Service Office closed, July 16 The Union County Veteran Service Office will be closed on July 16. The regular hours are every Wednesday from 8:30 a.m. to noon. Contact Barbara Fischer at 386-4964248 or 904-263-0647. Substitute teacher training, July 31 and Augusts 26 The Union County School District is offering substitute teacher training for new substitutes and for substitutes that did not substitute teach for at least 10 days during the 2013-14 school year. It will be held on Thursday, July 31, and Tuesday, Aug. 26, 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Adult Education building. You only have to attend one of these dates. Please contact Pam Pittman at pittmanp@union.k12.fl.us or 386-496-2045 ext. 230. etc AUDIT Continued from 1A Progressive farmers in the Suwannee River Water Management District who have voluntarily demonstrated exceptional environmental stewardship were awarded the County Alliance for Responsible Environmental Stewardship (CARES) award on June 26. Thirteen farm families were acknowledged for their proactive measures to protect natural resources at the 14th Annual CARES Dinner hosted by Suwannee River Partnership at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Suwannee Valley Agricultural Extension Center. The farmers participating in the CARES program have employed Best Management Practices (BMPs) which were designed by the UF/IFAS, established by the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (FDACS) research in order to better serve, protect and conserve natural resources as well as for the advancement of agriculture. Since its inception, the CARES program estimates about 1 billion gallons of water is saved annually and nitrogen loading is reduced by 3,250 tons annually. The Florida Farm Bureau created CARES in 2001. Since then nearly 600 farms have been honored with the CARES award. The 2014 recipients in the District are: Bertine Farms (Bradford), Hawkins Farms (Columbia), Johnny and Margie Stephenson Farm (Dixie), Glory Produce Inc. (Gilchrist), Cook Farms (Gilchrist), GTO Farms (Gilchrist); Tyree Farm (Hamilton); Watson & Watson (Levy), Watermelon Pond Plantation (Levy); McCook Family Farms LLC (Suwannee) Cribbs Brothers Farms (Suwannee), B&L Farming (Suwannee) and Double W Farms (Union). When asked why they are a farmer who CARES, the brothers Doyle and Karl Williams of Double W Farms responded, so future generations can enjoy the land. Honorees were acknowledged by dignitaries from around the state including Rep. Ted Yoho; Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam, Florida Secretary the of Department of Environmental Protection Herschel T. Vinyard, Florida Farm Bureau President John L. Hoblick, Suwannee River Water Management Board Chair Don Quincy, Vice President of UF/ IFAS Dr. Jack Payne, U.S. Department of Agriculture Natural Resources Conservation Service State Conservationist Russell Morgan and former State Rep. Dwight Stansel. Also present were Representatives Halsey Beshears, Elizabeth Porter and Jimmy Smith; Legislative aide to Senator Marco Rubio, Brian Mimbs; Legislative aides to State Senator Charlie Deans, Nick Abrams and Chase Daniels; and Suwannee River Water Management District Governing Board Members Guy Williams and Alphonso Alexander. For more information about the CARES program, contact Hugh Thomas at 386-362-1001 or visit www.thisfarmcares.org You may also call your county Farm Bureau office or Scot Eubanks, Florida Farm Bureau Federation, at 352-384-2633. UC farm family recognized for environmental stewardship Brothers Doyle and Karl Williams of Double W Farms in Lake Butler receive a plaque recognizing them as CARES farmers from Florida Farm Bureau President John L. Hoblick and Florida Commissioner of Agriculture Adam Putnam.

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Thursday, July 3, 2014 Union County Times 3A Vote and Re-ElectTo All Union County Citizens, It has been an honor to serve as your District 1 School Board Member for the past 12 years. During my tenure as representative, I have used your input to make School Board Policy & Budgetary decisions that help to empower, enable, and encourage student achievement. As we begin this years election cycle, you will see campaign advertisements, signs, and you will hear what each candidate wants you to know about them. As your current District 1 School Board Member, I humbly ask that you consider my performance as YOUR District 1 School Board Member and I ask that you examine the current status of Union County Schools. I look forward to visiting with you during the next few months. Pd.Pol.Adv. for & approved by Allen Parrish CampaignFor Proven to be actively involved in all areas of School District Proven to be a fiscal conservative with Tax Dollars Proven to be accountable to for School Board Policy decisions A Proven leader with 24 years of Union County Proven to professionally represent Union County Students, Parents, Faculty, and Staff. Proven School Board Member with 12 Years as District 1 School Board Member. ALLENPARRISH (12 miles west of Lake Butler) S MITH & S ON S FEED AND SEED We carry Show Pig Products! Brad WhiteheadSheriff of Union CountyI am the candidate of the people prepared to take on the tough challenges we face. My diverse experience will help pave the way to our community and county to be a safer place to live and raise our children. The citizens deserve their Sheriff to be decisive and work tirelessly to protect all people. I also have the fiscal budget experience to effectively administer the taxpayers money. I encourage you to examine my experience and I hope to earn your vote in November. Pd. Pol. Adv. Paid & approved by Brad Whitehead, NPA Sheriff of Union County NPA BY VINCENT ALEX BROWN Times Editor Lake Butler hosted the Original Florida Tourism Task Force in May as representatives from several of the 10 member counties metof which Union County is one, represented by Lake Butler City Manager Dave Mecusker. The group promotes nature-, cultureand heritagebased tourism in the Natural North Florida region as an alternative to theme parks and related attractions. Unique features of this area: The region is home to the largest concentration freshwater springs in the world, and the world-famous Suwannee River. The Timucuan Indian nation dwelled here over 10,000 years ago. Many of the regions historic buildings survived the Civil War, and turquoise springs, mossdraped oak trees and gently rolling hills will challenge the average visitors notions of Florida. The University of Florida and Florida State University offer world-class cultural venues and cuisine and, of course, great college sports. The Suwannee River Water Management District website says the area has more than 300 documented springs. Of the states 33 first-magnitude springs (ones flowing at least 100 cubic feet per second, or 64 million gallons a day), 18 are in the District, it states. Visitors from all over the world come to North Florida to swim, dive, float, play and relax in these unique wonders of nature. (See sidebar on the Ichetucknee.) The Task Force, formed in 1993, discussed ways to a promote the area more than ever. They recently created a detailed brochure and map to highlight events in the area and attractions such as state parks, bike paths, rivers and springs. It was passed it out to board members for review and approval. The group is also working on a new website since many find out about the area through the Internet, according to a recent study. Tommy Thompson, executive director for the Florida Outdoor Writers Association, just finished a comprehensive springs photography project for the Task Force that they will use to market the area on the website, maps, brochures, etc. Thompson showed board members some of the many photos he took. Ting Sun, a University of Florida masters degree graduate and intern for NNF, presented the findings of a visitor survey taken in April that was commissioned by the group. She found that a majority of visitors to the region are from Florida, with other visitors coming from the Southeast, Northeast and Midwest. Over half the visitors were retired. Nearly two-thirds earn more than $60,000 a year and nearly a quarter earn more than $100,000 a year. Most of those visiting the area were here for vacation/ recreation, with 17 percent coming for a special event and nearly 13 percent here to visit family and friends. Over half were traveling with a spouse/partner, but nearly 90 percent were here without children. Theyre staying an average of over three nights and a quarter of those are camping, with nearly half staying in a hotel/motel or bed-and-breakfast. Nearly two-thirds were on a repeat visit, with about 38 percent being first-time visitors. Activities, in order of popularity, were: sightseeing, shopping, visiting museums, biking, kayaking and fishing. Union County offers opportunities for some of those. Most all those visiting the area said they would return and recommend the area to families and friends. Nearly two-thirds of them make travel arrangements via the Internet, and 42 percent use social media frequently to obtain travel information, with a quarter of those using Facebook for that. Along with contributions from others, David Stegall runs an active Facebook Page promoting Lake Butler and the area at www. facebook.com/lakebutler. While the initial findings of the visitor survey were helpful, board members determined that a yearlong survey was needed to more accurately reflect who is visiting the area and taking advantage of its natural resources during different seasons of the year. After a barbecue lunch provided by the Reception and Medical Center, Mecusker made a presentation highlighting the attractions of Union County, from lakes to the state bike path to a rich history thats documented at the Union County Historical Museum and a growing historical district located next to City Hall. Additionally, the county offers many unspoiled areas, he said. Original Florida Tourism Task Force is headquartered in Gainesville in the offices of the North Central Florida Regional Planning Council. The Council supports the Natural North Florida region by providing staffing services to the Task Force. The Council provides information fulfillment services for visitors wishing to explore the beauty of Natural North Florida. Contact NNF by calling 1-877-955-2199 or info@visitnaturalnorthflorida.com Learn more by visiting www.naturalnorthflorida.com Learn more about Floridas liquid jewels at www.floridasprings.org The Ichetucknee is a fascinating system. Located within the Suwannee River Water Management District near Ft. White in Columbia County, the river meanders six miles through hammock and swamp before joining the Santa Fe River. The Ichetucknee River receives nearly all of its flow from the springs. Nine named springs and many unnamed springs discharge an average of 230 million gallons of groundwater per day into the river. Because of the prevalence of springs along the Ichetucknee River, the entire river maintains a cool spring-like temperature year round, and it supports habitats for aquatic plants and animals typical of springs and springruns. Additionally, parts of the river boast the blue and aqua color due to the significant spring inputs. The Ichetucknee is rich in history and culture. It was home to one of the major interior missions serving the Spanish settlement of St. Augustine, the Mission de San Martin de Timucua, established in 1608. The Ichetucknee served as the lifeblood for Native Americans and later for settlers and the surrounding communities. It eventually became a popular gathering place for the locals. In the 1950s, tubing the river gained popularity. In 1970, Loncala Phosphate Company sold the property surrounding the Ichetucknee to the state of Florida to be developed as a state park, and in 1972 the U.S. Department of Interior declared the Ichetucknee a National Natural Landmark. Today, locals and visitors alike are drawn to these crystal clear waters to be refreshed and enjoy recreation. In fact, the Ichetucknee is one of the most popular tubing destinations in the world, drawing an average of 140,000 or more visitors annually, according to the Ichetucknee Springs State Park. Canoeing and kayaking are also popular activities. The District is actively taking steps to improve spring flows and water quality in the Ichetucknee through aquifer recharge and water quality improvement projects throughout the region. Also, the District measures water quality and spring flow along the Ichetucknee to monitor conditions and trends. Additionally, the District is working with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection and the St. Johns River Water Management District to establish cross-boundary minimum flows and levels (MFLs) for the Lower Santa Fe and Ichetucknee Rivers and Priority Springs. For more information about springs visit www.mysuwanneeriver.com For more information about recreational opportunities at the Ichetucknee visit www.floridastateparks.org and search for the Ichetucknee Springs State Park. The Ichetucknee is one of Floridas crown jewels LB hosts Natural North Florida group In May, Lake Butler Volunteer Fire Rescue collected nearly storms in the Panhandle by sending half the money to the American Red Cross and the other to the Salvation Army.

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4A Union County Times Thursday, July 3, 2014 Big Bass Fishing Big Bass Fishing Tournament Tournament Registration begins at 3:30am at the boat ramp. $50 entry fee per boat. 18yrs and older or accompanied by an adult. Valid FL fishing license required. 15hp motor minimum. Must have aerated livewell. Weigh-in at 11:00am Midway sponsored by Spotlight Amusements Games GamesBounce House Rock Wall Bounce House Rock WallBuzz Light Year Buzz Light YearBungee Trampoline Bungee Trampoline Pony Rides Pony Rides Crazy Worm Train Crazy Worm Train Kiddie Ferris Wheel Kiddie Ferris Wheel Thanks to all the voters for putting your confidence in me. I will try my best over the next four years to justify that confidence, and know that we can help to make the City of Lake Butler an even better place to live while bringing up our children and grandchildren THANK YOU for electing me!Debra BrowningCity Commission, Seat 4 and Vice MayorPd. Pol. Adv. paid for and approved by Debra Browning for Lake Butler City Commission, Seat 4 School Lake Butler Middle School Perfect A Honor Roll 5th GRADE: (Back row, l-r) Katie Caren, Emily Davison, Brycen Peacock, Brian Kish, Colton Cox, Jocelyn Gibson, Kathren Dorsey and Elaine Odom. (Middle row, l-r) Meghan Mobley, Hayden Johnson, Skyler Shatto, Paden Clyatt, James Tallman, Huntington Harris, Jared Philbrick and Julianne Roberts. (Front row, l-r) Mark Seager, Brooklyn Williams, Hannah Perron, Kalely Thornton,Delaney Sweat, Katie White and Lilli Hart. Sierra Graham, and Karah Oden. Not pictured are Savannah Duncan, Cheyenne Johns, Jonathan Maldonado, Victoria Park, Kaylee Shealy and Madison Suggs. 7th GRADE: (Back row, l-r) J.D. Johnson, Kade Peacock, Sidney Johnson, Alex Perez, Chad Sanders, Matthew Lynch and Jared Benton. (Front row, l-r) Jonathan Schmidt, Victoria Park, Kensley Hamilton, Savannah Douglas and Naomi Murray. Not pictured are Summer Fulgham, Megan Owen, Jenna Ritch and Christopher Waters. 8th GRADE: Not pictured are Madison Adams, Taylor Beatty, Melanie Bynum, Ashley Harris, Dawson Johns, Kayla Kirby, Madelyn Kish, Kaylee Molchan, Kale Oden, Erin Stidham, Brandon Suttles, Brooke Waters and Tori Wilkins. Miss a week? Get back issues at the Union County Times

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Thursday, July 3, 2014 Union County Times 5A MEMBER FDIC LAKE BUTLER 255 SE 6th Street (386) 496-3333 STARKE 811 S. Walnut St. (904) 964-7830 We will be closed on Fri. July 4th & Sat. July 5thin observance of Independence Day.HAVE A GREAT 4TH OF JULY! HARDWARE & GARDEN CENTERKEYSTONE HEIGHTS (352) 473-4006 MELROSE (352) 475-2400 INTERLACHEN (386) 684-2811 STARKE (904) 964-4642 ACE LAWN & GARDEN (352) 473-4001Have A Safe & Happy July 4th! Have a Safe & Happy 4th of JulyClyatt Well Drilling386-496-24885941 SW SR121 Lake Butler, FL from Red, Kenneth, Curtis & families Jackson Building Supply JBS Serving Our Community For Over 50 YearsSTARKEUS-301S 964-6078 LAKE BUTLER145 SW 6th Ave. 496-3079 We will be closed Fri. July 4th & Sat. July 5thand re-open Mon. July 7th at 7:30 AM Wishing all a Very Safe & Blessed 4th of July! rf n rf 125 SW 6th Ave Lake Butler 386-496-3900 We will be closed on July 4th... Have a very Safe and Happy 4th of July!! 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The Union County Times salutes the American Flag! 386-496-2261 Starke Journal.com Gainesville Lake Butler Lake City (800) 833-0499 (386) 496-0499 www.SwiftCreekRealty.netHappy Independence Day! These Local Merchants & Advertisers Wish You a Very Happy 4th of July UCT Legals 7/3/14 NOTICE OF ENACTMENT OF ORDINANCE BY THE CITY COM MISSION OF THE CITY OF LAKE BUTLER, FLORIDA NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that an ordinance, which title hereinaf ter appears, will be considered for enactment by the City Commission of the City of Lake Butler, Florida, at a public hearing on July 14, 2014 at 5:15 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, in the City Commission Meeting Room, City Hall, located at 200 Southwest First Street, Lake Butler, Florida. Copies of said ordinance may be inspected by any member of the public at the Office of the City Manager in the City Hall, at 200 Southwest First Street, Lake Butler, Florida, during regular business hours. On the date, time and place first above mentioned, all interested persons may appear and be heard with respect to the ordi nance. The title of said ordinance reads, as follows: ORDINANCE NO. 2014-01 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LAKE BUTLER, FLORIDA, AMEND ING THE OFFICIAL ZONING ATLAS OF THE CITY OF LAKE BUTLER LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULA TIONS, RELATING TO THE RE ZONING OF LESS THAN TEN CON TIGUOUS ACRES OF LAND, PUR SUANT TO AN APPLICATION, LDR 14-01, BY THE PROPERTY OWNER OF SAID ACREAGE, UNDER THE AMENDMENT PROCEDURES ES TABLISHED IN SECTIONS 163.3161 THROUGH 163.3248, FLORIDA STATUTES, AS AMENDED; PRO VIDING FOR REZONING FROM RESIDENTIAL, SINGLE FAMILY-2 (RSF-2) TO RESIDENTIAL (MIXED) SINGLE FAMILY/MOBILE HOME-2 (RSF/MH-2) OF CERTAIN LANDS WITHIN THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF LAKE BUTLER, FLORIDA; PROVIDING SEVER ABILITY; REPEALING ALL ORDI NANCES IN CONFLICT; AND PRO VIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE The public hearing may be continued to one or more future dates. Any interested party shall be advised that the dates, times and places of any continuation of the public hear ing shall be announced during the public hearing and that no further notices regarding the matter will be published, unless said continuation exceeds six calendar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearing. All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decisions made at this public hearing, they will need a record of the proceed ings and, for such purpose, they may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Persons with disabilities request ing reasonable accommodations to participate in this proceeding should contact 352.463.3169 (Voice & TDD) or via Florida Relay Service 800.955.8771. 7/3 1tchg-UCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT, EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA CASE NO,: 2013-CA-000065 FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLOR IDA, a Banking corporation orga nized under the laws of the United States of America, f/k/a FIRST FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK OF FLORIDA, Plaintiff, vs. ERIC L. HALL and WENDY DIANE HALL, ET AL, Defendants. NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE SALE NOTICE is hereby given that KELLIE HENDRICKS CONNELL, CPA, Clerk of the Circuit Court of Union County, Florida, will on the 21 st day of Au gust, 2014, at 11:00 a.m. in the Union County courthouse, 55 West Main Street, Lake Butler, FL 32054, offer for sale and sell at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash, the following described property situ ated in Union County, Florida, to-wit: Exhibit A PARCEL NO. 11, NEW RIVER PLANTATION: Commence at the SW corner of the NE 1/4 of Section 10, Township 6 South, Range 20 East and run North 87 40 11 West, along the South line of the NW 1/4 of said Section, 311.31 feet to the East right of Way of State Road No. S-237, said point lying on a curve concave to the NW and hav ing a radius of 1415.10 feet, Thence run Northerly along said Right of Way curve an arc distance of 152.90 feet to the P.T. of said curve, thence ran North 7 23 21 East along said right of way 1262.26 feet to the center-line of a 50 foot access easement. Thence ran South 75 36 39 West along said centerline 840.21 feet to the Point of Beginning, Thence continue South 75 36 39 East along said center line 300 feet, Thence run North 9 03 55 East 649.36 feet more or less to an iron pin in the center of Cason Branch, thence run Northwesterly along said centerline 310 feet, more or less to an iron pin in the center of Cason Branch, Thence run South 32 59 18 West 136.26 feet, more or less, to an iron pin. Thence run South 6 56 07 West 650.90 feet to the Point of Beginning, Being and ly ing in Section 10, Township 6 South, Range 20 East, UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA. TOGETHER WITH! An Easement for ingress and egress over and across Parcel B New River Plantation 50 feet and 75 feet access Easement as follows: Parcel No. B New River Plantation, 50 foot and 75 foot access Easement: Commence at the SW corner of the NE 1/4 of Section 10, Township 6 South, Range 20 East and run North 87 40 11 West along the South line of the NW 1/4 of said Section, 311.31 feet to the East right of Way of State Road No. S-237, said point lying on a curve concave to the NW and hav ing a radius of 1415.10 feet. Thence run Northerly along said Right of Way curve, an arc distance of 152.90 feet to the P.T. of said curve. Thence run North 7 23 21 East along said right of way 1262.26 feet to the centerline of a 50 foot access easement and the Point of Beginning of said easement, said easement lying 25 feet to the right and 25 feet to the left of the fol lowing described centerline: Thence run South 75 36 39 East 1367.00 feet. Thence run South 9 36 39 East 358.99 feet to the NW corner of Parcel No. 7 of New River Plantation, (Unrecorded subdivision) and the end of said 50 foot access easement and the Point of Beginning of a 75 foot access easement lying 25 feet to the Right and 50 feet to the left of the following described line: Thence continue South 9 36 39 East along said line 6139 feet. Thence run South 00 30 43 West along said line 88.61 feet to the NW corner of Parcel No. 6 of New River Plantation (unrecorded subdivision) and the end of said access ease ment. Being and lying in Section 10, Township 6 South, Range 20 East UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA. pursuant to the Final Judgment of Foreclosure by Default entered in a case pending in said Court, the style of which is as set out above, and the docket number of which is 2013-CA000065. Any person claiming an in terest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of the lis pendens must file a claim within sixty (60) days after the sale. WITNESS my hand and the official seal of said Court, this 25th day of June, 2014. KELLIE HENDRICKS CONNELL, CPA Clerk of the Circuit Court Union County-, Florida By: Crystal Norman Deputy Clerk FIRST FEDERAL BANK OF FLORIDA PAUL V. SMITH, ESQ. P.O. BOX 2029 LAKE CITY, FL 32056 ATTENTION: JEAN SMITH, LEGAL DEPT. 7/3 2tchg 7/10-UCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 63-2014 CP 0013 Division IN RE: ESTATE OF DANNY POLSTON Deceased. NOTICE TO CREDITORS The administration of the estate of DANNY POLSTON, deceased, whose date of death was March 10, 2014 is pending in the Circuit Court for Union County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 55 West Main Street, Room 103, Lake Butler, Florida 32054. The names and addresses of the personal repre sentative and the personal represen tatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the decedent and oth er persons having claims or demands against decedents estate on whom a copy of this notice is required to be served must file their claims with this court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AF TER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the decedent and other persons having claims or demands against decedents estate must file their claims with this court WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA TION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORI DA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOR EVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECE DENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. The date of first publication of this no tice is July 3, 2014. Attorney for Personal Representative: SANCHA BRENNAN WHYNOT The Brennan Law Firm Attorney Florida Bar No. 467601 P.O. Box 2706 Orlando, FL 32802-2706 Personal Representative: CAROLYN S. MORGAN 13710 Marseilles Court Clearwater, FL 33762-3320 7/3 2tchg 7/10-UCT Legals

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6A Union County Times Thursday, July 3, 2014 for Union County Times rfntbf fr $ Money-$aving Coupons from Spires Dollar General CVS Winn-Dixie Walgreens & other great stores & restaurants!New Subscribers Only 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.) 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 UCI Hampton, Watts, Smith chosen as UCI top staffers for January Union Correctional Institution recently named Officer LaNika Hampton, Sgt. Sandra Watts and Stephanie Smith as its top staffers for the month of January. Sgt. Watts was the January Officer of the Month for UCIs Main Unit. Officer Hampton was Officer of the Month for the UCI Work Camp and Smith was the Employee of the Month for both units. Sgt. Watts has been employed with the Department of Corrections for more than 20 years. She was hired as a correctional officer in 1989 and was promoted to the rank of sergeant in August of 2003. She serves UCI as the property room sergeant the person who is ultimately responsible for the proper storage and maintenance of personal property belonging to nearly 2,000 inmates. This is a very challenging task and requires Sgt. Watts to be very meticulous and detail-oriented. She started as property room sergeant in December of 2006, but prior to that she worked at UCI in almost every capacity a female officer can work, including in the main control room. Prior to signing on with DOC, Sgt. Watts worked in both the food service and the medical assistance fields. She also served in the U.S. Army Reserves. Administrative Assistant Eva Leverson works in the classification department. Her office is near the property room and, as a member of classification, she often has to coordinate with Sgt. Watts on inmate property issues. (Sgt. Watts) is an asset to the department, wrote Leverson. She goes above and beyond to complete her daily duties to the best of her ability. Leverson went on to say that Sergeant Watts deals with everyone staff members, inmates and the family members of inmates with the utmost respect and professionalism. Leverson noted that Sgt. Watts is also a very active volunteer in both her church and her community. Hampton began her career with DOC when she was hired as a correctional officer at UCI in August of 2012. In September of 2013, she was transferred to the staff of UCIs new Work Camp, which officially opened for business in October of that year. Hampton worked at the UCI main unit as a control room clerk in one of the mental health dorms. Keeping up with the daily activities in one of these busy dorms was a challenge, but was nonetheless easier than her current post of main control room clerk at the UCI Work Camp. As main control room clerk, Hampton is responsible for keeping up with the institutional count and keeping track of work squads as they come and go to their assignments. She is also responsible for recording everything that happens at the Work Camp on the institutional log. Prior to coming to work for DOC, Hampton worked as a sales associate. Sgt. Patricia Hart, who is Hamptons immediate supervisor, said, Officer Hampton is a dedicated employee who takes on any task given to her without complaint. (She) has the willingness to learn and displays a desire to learn as well. Hart went on to point out that Officer Hampton is working toward a degree in criminal justice during her off-duty hours. Striving for excellence is an ingrained character trait for Hampton. Smith began with DOC in May of 2008 and has spent her entire career in the classification department. She now serves classification as a senior clerk. Sentence Specialist Darlene Chapman nominated Smith as Employee of the Month. Chapman said Smith is responsible for all of paperwork and preparation for the inmate transfers into and out of UCI. Because UCI provides so many mental health programs and most of these are provided on a temporary basis the number of inmate transfers is very high. Chapman said Smith excels at her job in spite of the heavy load. She always does her job very efficiently and has everything ready for transfer as soon as she is notified by Central Office, said Chapman. The transfers take a lot of time, but she is always willing to go above and beyond her duties to help with other tasks the come up in the records office. Chapman pointed out that Smith was one of the primary people responsible for preparing all of the documentation to go along with transferring some 400 inmates into UCIs new Work Camp within just a few days. Smith worked hard to complete this daunting task and ensured the institution came through the process with only minor complications. (Smith) is always willing to help anyone who comes into the records office and needs assistance, said Chapman. She is very courteous and helpful she is such an asset to work with. Chapman closed her nomination by writing, I am truly blessed to have her as part of our team here in the records office. Prior to beginning her career with DOC, Smith was an office manager in a furniture store. ABOVE: Stephanie Smith (center) was chosen as UCIs Employee of the Month for Jan uary. Congratulating her were Asst. Warden Stephen Rossiter (left) and Classification Supervisor Michael Davis (right). ABOVE LEFT: Sgt. Sandra Watts (center) was chosen as Officer of the Month for January for UCIs Main Unit. Congratulating her are (l-r) Warden Diane Andrews, Asst. Warden David Maddox, (Watts), Col. Kevin Box and Major Daniel Manning. LEFT: Officer LaNika Hampton (center) was chosen as Officer of the Month for UCIs Work Camp. Congratulating her are (l-r) Warden Diane Andrews, Asst. Warden David Maddox, (Hampton), Col. Kevin Box and Major Daniel Manning. Landen Miller pose in front of the bikes they were recently awarded at Lake Butler Elementary School. The duo earned the bikes for walking the most accumulated miles in the Tiger Up Morning Mile program during the 2013-14 school year. The bikes were donated by Mac and Vicky Johns, owners of Springtown Automotive in Worthington Springs. Contact us at 386-496-2261 or uctimes@windstream.net

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BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer His father established quite a legacy as a head coach. Now, Corey Green is looking to start a legacy of his own after being hired as Bradford High Schools new head football coach on June 26, with final approving occurring at a June 30 school board meeting. I feel honored and humbled to come away with the position, said Green, who served as assistant head coach at Fleming Island High School last season. Green has a 12-year coaching career, which included a threeyear stint as head coach at Hamilton County High School from 2005 through 2007. He is the son of Danny Green, who compiled a 254-106 record in 31 seasons at such schools as Baker County, Columbia and Orange Park. Green coached with his father for five years at Orange Park High School before the elder Green retired. Corey just comes in with a tremendous amount of high school football experience, Bradford Superintendent of Schools Chad Farnsworth said. We were very fortunate to get such a high-quality coach at this time of year. Bradford was put in the position of having to hire a coach after Steve Reynolds resigned after two years on June 12. Green admitted the timing of taking a head coaching job is not great, but said the job at BHS had what he was looking for. He likes the opportunity of coaching in a county that has only one high school. Plus, he doesnt live far from Bradford County. He and his wife live south of Middleburg. It was very appealing to me, Green said of the job. Green, after playing at the University of South Carolina and Carson-Newman College, started his coaching career in 2001 at Cook High School in BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer At first, the children in attendance may have wondered what they had gotten themselves into when Gerard Warren, with as serious a look as one can have, said, I hope you all are ready to work. A few seconds later, you could see the good-natured gleam in Warrens eyes as he gave the command, Have fun. Well, what do you do when a 6-4, 300-pound-plus, former NFL defensive lineman tells you to have fun? You have fun. Thats what it was all about at the fourth annual C.J. SpillerGerard Warren FUN-damentals Campa program of USA Footballon June 27 at the Union County High School football field. Its always good to come out and have a fun time, said Spiller, a 2006 UCHS graduate who played for Clemson University and is now a member of the Buffalo Bills. The biggest thing is just seeing the kids and putting a smile on their face. Theyre learning a little bit about football and fundamental stuff, but as long as theyre happy, thats the biggest thing. Warren, a 1997 UCHS graduate who played at the University of Florida prior to an 11-year NFL career, said he enjoys the fact that the annual camp gives children a chance to go outdoors and mingle with other children. This year, approximately 90100 turned out for the five-hour event. We havent completely lost them to the video games and the TV screens, Warren said. Several current and former NFL players joined Warren and Spiller in teaching children some football basics. Spiller said it means a lot to him that people such as Darrell Jackson, Louis Murphy, Mike Nattiel and Vince Wolfork are willing to travel to Lake Butler and take part in such an activity. These guys are not selfish, Spiller said. Theyre willing to sacrifice their time to come out and help teach (children) some of the things about football and Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, July 3, 2014 News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake Region FEATURES CRIME SOCIALS OBITUARIES EDITORIAL Fleming Islands Green hired as BHS coach Spiller, Warren bring football, life lessons to annual camp See CAMP, 8B Corey Green See COACH, 6B Former UF wide receiver Darrell Jackson shows Jhailynd Cooper how to do a particular warm-up exercise. through a drill.

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Experimenting withand eatingcandy, traveling around the world, starting drama or simply having a party. Those were just some of the things enjoyed during the Santa Fe College Jr. College for Kids program, which was held in Starke June 23-27. Learning and fun went hand in hand with such classes as Experiments in Candy Land, Around the Start Some Drama and 2B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, July 3, 2014 SUNTHURS10AM-9PMFRI-SAT10AM-10PM BBQ Burgers Steaks Salads Soups Friday & Saturday Steak & Shrimp Night tomsrealpitbbq.comfacebook.com/tomsrealpitbbq twitter.com/tomsrealpitbbq For More Details visit us at: 7154 S.E. CR 21B Keystone(intersection of SR100 & 21B)(352) 473-9873N OW OPEN Brisket Pulled Pork Chicken Ribs Steaks & Turkey$3999 Sat July 5 LIVE BAND 5-9PMAYCE RIBS LOOKfor us in the PARADE! 1 0 O FF Total PurchaseWith this Ad (excluding A.Y.C.E.) Florida Twin TheatreAll Seats $6.00 Before 6 p.m. 964-5451* OPEN EVERY NIGHT SCREEN 1 SCREEN 2 NOW SHOWING Visit us on-line at www.FloridaTwinTheatre.comFri 7:00 Sat 4:50, 8:00 Sun 5:30 Mon Thur 7:15NOW SHOWING Fri 7:15 Sat 5:00, 7:00, 9:00 Sun 5:00, 7:00 Mon Thur 7:30Teo Halm in Mark Wahlberg in Wed. Kids Shows 10am & 1pm All Seats $5.00July 9th Earth to EchoEarth to Echo No late-night cram sessions here LEFT: Mason Young works on a project in Exploring Art. RIGHT: The princess, played by Zaya Thompson, is happy to get her unicorn in a Drama play. (All photos by Cliff Smelley.) ABOVE: Teacher Colleen Gaffney takes a picture of Wendy Shi for an Exploring Art project. LEFT: Practicing some moves in Shake your Pom-Poms are (foreground, l-r) Isabella Templeton, Madison Sellers, (background, l-r) Raven Ford and Kimberly Young. (More photos can be viewed at StarkeJournal.com.) Students like Harley Swilley learned how to convey emotions Some Drama by using puppets. Laci Hall (left) and Ian Scott back stroke their way down the sidewalk as they execute swimming moves in Go for the Gold. Lego spaceship in Race to Outer Space. ABOVE: A record? Teacher Lyn Veliz, who works at WEAG, shows Lane album in the class Radio Up. RIGHT: Teacher Mary Kramer spins Jamarian Cummings around as he prepares to pin the tail on the donkey in the ABOVE: Maracas are made for shaking, but Madison Sellers enjoys tossing them RIGHT: Astrid Sellars (left) and Stamatia Papaioannou design Australian didgeridoo instruments.

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He and Dukes were married for 49 years before her death on Nov. 22, 1997. Following his service with the Air Forcehe retired in 1964Cox went to work at the Reception and Medical Center for just over two years as a boiler operator. He transferred to Florida State Prison, where he worked another 11 years. Cox lives in a house he built for himself and Avis between Lake Butler and Worthington Springs on S.R. 121. He is a member of Grace Christian Fellowship Baptist Church and occasionally visits Sardis Baptist Church. (He used to be a member of Philippi Baptist Church in Columbia County with Avis.) He has found a home in the South. Cox said his son from his first marriage, Ronnie, has tried to talk him into moving back to Illinois to live with him, but his response is, Ill never leave Florida. Cox has become good friends with his neighbors, Rodney and Carol Prins. Carol Prins said she has enjoyed having coffee with saw some horrible stuff they dont want to talk about. Most everything Ive seen hasnt been that bad. Cox admitted he was thankful he wasnt in Europe where he possibly couldve seen concentration camps. Thats something Im glad I didnt seethe Jews that were killed over there, he said. When the war came to an end, Cox was in the Panama Canal Zone. He was later discharged from the Navy on points. Cox stayed out of the service for 18 months. He tried to rejoin the Navy, but said there were too many of his rank. Instead, he joined the Air Force. While stationed at Edwards Air Force Base in California, Cox got to seeand hearthe rocket-powered X-15 aircraft that were part of a research program NASA conducted with the Air Force, Navy and North American Aviation Inc. He also got to know Chuck Yeager while he was in the Air Force. Cox said the two were in the same rod and gun club. Cox also had an interesting encounter with an actress he cant remember the name of while in the Air Force. When Bob Hope came over to Japan with his troupe, he had two or three girls with him, Cox said. This girl, she said, I forgot my pea jacket. Its in my luggage up there in that truck. Can you help me up there? I looked her over. She had on these tight britches, and I thought to myself, How am I going to get her up there in that truck? As I was lifting her up there, I just took both of her cheeks, you know, in my hands and pushed her up there on that truck. Though he cant remember her name, Cox said, She felt pretty solid. Cox, who had since divorced his first wife and remarried a woman with children, said it was at that momentwhen his hands were on the womans rear end that his stepson Jerrell Ellis, who was in the service, caught him. Cox laughed as he remembered Ellis saying, Wait til I tell Thursday, July 3, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 3B STARKE 904-368-0131 1103 S. 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He even expresses disbelief at the fact he was awarded a Purple Heart, saying he may have been injured in a war zone, but the injury was the result of an accident of his own doing, not the enemys. The 93-year-old Union County resident, though, takes a tremendous amount of pride of having been aboard an LST and even donated money to restore LST-325, which is now docked in Evansville, Ind., as a museum/ memorial. I dont believe wed ever have won the war if we didnt have the LSTs, Cox said. Dozens and dozens of jeeps and trucks and stuff that we got to the beach never wouldve gotten there if theyd had it on a cargo ship. Theyd never have gotten to the beach with it. Cox served more than three years in the Navy before putting in approximately another 17 years of service with the Air Force. I was crazy to have ever gotten out of the Navy, Cox said. I wouldve probably come out a rank higher if I had stayed in the Navy. Then, with a mischievous twinkle in his eye, Cox added, Like they say, you have to have your nose in the right place in the Air Force to get anywhere. Cox grew up as one of 12 children on a farm in Illinois. (It wouldve been 13 children if a sister hadnt died approximately eight hours after birth.) They raised big families up there, you know, because they had to have workers, Cox said. He laughed as he talked about his parents having two families. They had a family of older (children), and then they started in again and had another batch, Cox said. I was about the middle one. Cox admitted he knew little of what was going on in the world prior to the attack on Pearl Harbor, but he wasted little time in joining the war effort after that morning of Dec. 7, 1941. When I heard about (the Pearl Harbor attack), I made up my mind right then I was going to go in the service. Cox, who was 21 and married at the time, attempted to enlist in the Marine Corps, but said he was rejected for weighing only 113 pounds. I went across the hall and joined the Navy, Cox said. Great Lakes Naval Training Station was the start of the journey. From there, Cox went to diesel school in Chicago before going to Portland, Ore., where he boarded LST-452. The LST 93-year-old Cox proud to have served on LST in WWII sailed to Brisbane, Australia, and was the first LST to cross the Pacific Ocean, Cox said. It wasnt a fast crossing by any means, Cox said, explaining the LSTs top seed was 12 knots. An LST was what we called a large, slow, target, Cox joked, despite his love for the ship. Brisbane was the location of Gen. Douglas MacArthurs headquarters. Cox recalled how he was on the same beach, though on a different ship, when MacArthur made his return to the Philippines. Though he didnt actually see it, Cox said he heard that MacArthur waded through the water several times from his ship to the beach as photographers captured the iconic image. Well, I guess he wanted to make sure they knew he returned, Cox said. In all seriousness, Cox thinks highly of MacArthur and his actions. I think MacArthur was the greatest general there ever was because he bypassed a lot of islands, where if he went in and hit the beaches there, there would have been a lot of boys killed. He would bypass some islands that had Japanese on them. I think he saved a lot of lives. The last landing Cox experienced aboard his LST was in the Philippines. He said it was probably his scariest moment during the war. He said an LST alongside his was on fire. Plus, the skipper of the LST Cox was on disobeyed orders from higherranking officers who wanted the LST to back away from the beach. The LST was getting fired upon, but Cox said the skipper realized the ship would take more hits if he backed away from the beach. Our skipper, they were going to court martial him because he wouldnt back off, Cox said. He explained to them why he wouldnt back off. If hed have backed off the beach, probably several more wouldve gotten killed. Cox said working in the engine room of the LST is probably the main reason hes still alive today. He wasnt as susceptible to getting hit by enemy fire as men on the top deck were. Aside from scary moments in the Philippines, Cox doesnt look upon his war experience as having been that traumatic. Some veterans might have been through a lot tougher things than I did, Cox said. You take some of these Marines that Mom. Avis Dukes was Coxs second wife. They met while Cox was stationed at MacDill Air Force Base in Tampa. A neighbor of Dukes was stationed at MacDill as well, and he would take Cox home with him on weekends. Home was in Columbia County, where Dukes lived on an 80-acre farm with four children. I came down south to get the best girl I ever had, Cox said. PUBLIC MEETING KEYSTONE AIRPARK AUTHOR ON THE 1 st Legals Glenn Cox during his Navy days. See COX, 7B Glenn Cox, pictured in his Union County home, displays photos and medals from his 20-plus years of military service. He enlisted in the Navy after the attack on Pearl Harbor and later served approximately 17 years in the Air Force. After retiring from the Air Force, he worked at RMC and Florida State Prison. Glenn Cox is pictured with his wife, Avis, whom he was married to for 49 years prior to her death in 1997. I came down south to get the best girl I ever had, the Illinois native said.

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Dear Editor: Why, in the name of heaven, would the NAACP oppose a bill in Arizona which would ban race-based abortions? This organization claims to advance the causes of black citizens. How does abortion succeed at doing that? The leading cause of death in the black community is abortion, by a two-to-one margin over everything else combined. Black citizens make up 14% of the female population of child-bearing age, yet 35% of all abortions are performed on black females. Over 14 million black babies have been murdered by abortion; the black population in this country has been reduced by 33%. 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Letters editor@bctelegraph.com Warren Tillery, of Melrose, earned a Juris Doctor cum laude from Mercer University during the Walter F. George School of Law spring commencement. Mercer conferred bachelors, masters and doctoral degrees to more than 1,900 students representing all 12 schools and colleges at five ceremonies during May in Macon, Atlanta and Savannah. Dear Editor: This morning, I awoke to my 50th wedding anniversary, and I was somewhat overwhelmed with gratitude, for I have so much. To my wife and family and friends, I have frequent opportunities to express this gratitude. But to so many others, I do not. So, this attempt to speak to the rest of the world, and, in particular, to those who make it possible for all of us to live in a land that, though far from perfect, remains head and shoulders above all the rest. We, the citizens of the United States of America, are in the midst of another birthday celebration. Unfortunately, there are those who are unimpressed by this event, but I am not among them. For me, this country is, indeed, a place of opportunity; a land where there is the potential to become anything for which you are willing to work. We have been blessed by natural resources, freedoms from our Creator, the skills and ingenuity of individuals from across the globe, and the foresight of founding fathers who constructed a system that can work to the advantage of all. Without fault? Hardly! As a matter of fact, I believe that the current crises that we are now experiencing in this country far exceed any that we have previously seen. I also feel that, if we have the will to overcome these afflictions, it will be done. If not, then we will lose what God has so graciously granted us. Its up to us. But my purpose here is not to extol the obvious virtues of our country, but rather to speak to those individuals whom I believe make it possible for us to continue to live as we doall of those who have served, and are serving, in any of our military forces. I, personally, have never served. And, even though a son has served, and a son-in-law is currently active duty, my deep feelings about these individuals does not originate with them. I actually discovered an increase in my admiration and respect for our military while on a fishing trip. About 15 years ago I traveled alone to Ft. Stewart, Ga., to spend a couple of days on that military reservation fishing for largemouth bass. I had been there before and had enjoyed the several small bodies of water that are available to those outside the military who secure a permit. Of course members of our armed forces also utilize these waters. As I was moving along the shoreline of one of these lakes, quietly tossing artificial lures at those fish, I came upon a solitary soldier, fishing from shore. We struck up a conversation, basic fisherman small talk. As we were doing so, I became aware of an immense sense of seriousness that emanated from this young man. Because I was alone in the boat, I invited him to join me. And when he politely declined I learned why he seemed to have the weight of the world on his shoulders. An event worthy of celebration, thanks He said, No thank you, sir. Im about to leave to spend a few more hours with my wife and son, Im shipping out tomorrow, For a few moments. I was dumbstruck. Then I asked him his first name and his hometown. Im John, from Baton Rouge, was his reply. I told John from Baton Rouge that I would pray for him and his comrades. Then he packed up and left. It often amazes me how seemingly small, insignificant events have such an impact on my life. And this was no exception. I dont have any idea of what has become of John, one of many persons who ensure that I can take advantage of all that this country offers. I sincerely hope that he returned safely and is currently engaged in a life that is productive and rewarding in spite of any difficulties as I have been privileged to enjoy over these many years. Since the day that I encountered John, I have been very aware of the sacrifices being made on my behalf by all of those who serve. And John, wherever you are, know that, every day, I have and will continue to pray for you and your brothers and sisters-inarms. To all of those who ensure our freedoms I say Thank you! And for your willingness to serve I say, Deo Gratias, (Thanks be to God). Leonard C. Young Keystone Heights Dear Editor: The North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System (NF/SGVHS) is honored and privileged to provide care to those who have earned and deserve the best health care possible. As one of the busiest VA facilities in the country with two hospitals (Malcom Randall Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center in Gainesville and Lake City Veterans Affairs (VA) Medical Center) and 11 outpatient clinics we provided health care to more than 125,000 Veterans last year, which translated into 1.4 million outpatient visits, 575,000 specialty consultations, 185,000 Striving to best meet veterans needs radiology studies, 10,000 GI procedures, 8,000 surgeries, and 2,000 cardiac catheterization laboratory procedures. Our work is expected to increase even further this year: since October 1, 2013, NF/SGVHS has cared for 14,672 new Veteran patients. Our employees over 5,300 strong (33% of whom are veterans) come to work every single day to provide the very best care our Veterans deserve. As I walk the halls of our hospitals and clinics, I see firsthand the care, compassion and dedication our staff show to those we are entrusted to serve. Building and maintaining the trust of our patients must be accomplished one Veteran at a time. As our Veteran population has grown, our organization has continually worked on making improvements to providing access to care within our healthcare system. We have established new clinic locations, expanded diagnostic and treatment options, extended our hours of operation, reviewed those waiting for care, and examined alternatives to providing care both within and outside of the VA. We have made improvements in our ability to make available additional access appointments for our Veterans. Our efforts are complicated by limited capacity in the community to provide additional care, continuity of care, no show rates for clinic appointments, our clinic cancellations, space constraints, and scarcity of critical specialty physicians and primary care physicians. Even with these challenges, I want to assure you that we will continue to strive to meet the needs of each and every Veteran we serve. Thomas Wisnieski, MPA, FACHE Director North Florida/South Georgia Veterans Health System Dear Editor: On June 21, a storm brought a tree into the road on NW 181st St. in Starke. Nobody could get in or out, some of the neighbors brought out their hand saws and tow ropes to gain road access again, although much work went into it, it was just not enough. A man came down the road with what looked like a three ton front lift and picked it up and put it right back on the unkept property, Mr. Elixson was a good neighbor and helped us all gain access to our homes. Thank you Mr. Elixson for restoring the fact that there are good people out there. Sincerely, Deborah Kopcho Thanks, good neighbor as the NAACP, defend, and even promote, abortion and the nations number one abortion provider. Planned Parenthood. Are they ignorant of the fact that the founder of PP advocated selective population control and promoted a reduction in the black population? Do they not know that 80% of PPs abortion clinics are located in minority neighborhoods? It would seem that the NAACP is, in reality, the National Association of Abortion Condoning People. And anyone who supports such an organization is actually condoning Black Genocide. Wake up, people!! Leonard C. Young Keystone Heights Socials Tillery graduates from Mercer Law School

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Thursday, July 3, 2014 Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section 5B Be Sure YOUStay Cool!SUMMER is HERE...and It s Heating Up!!! SUMMERTIME CHECKUPJENKINS HEATING/AIRand Electrical, Inc.Sales & Service All Brands Licensed/Insured352-258-6078Randall6078@gmail.com www.RJACandElectrical.comLic# RA13067498 EC13005674 $9 9 t Crime t The following individuals were arrested recently by local law enforcement officers in Bradford, Union and Clay (Keystone Heights area) counties: Bradford Alexis Aaron, 18, of Starke and Taiylor Janay Clayton, 18, of Sanderson were arrested June 24 by Starke police for disorderly conduct. According to the arrest report, the two started arguing over who owned certain items at Aarons apartment at Whispering Oaks in Starke after Clayton came to retrieve some of her possessions. Both admitted to pulling each others hair and pushing and grabbing each other before police arrived. Both were arrested for affray. Emily Ann Adkins, 27, of Jacksonville was arrested June 30 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. No bond was allowed for the charge. Jason Solomon Barr, 32, of Starke was arrested June 29 by Bradford deputies on a warrant for larcenypetit theft third offense. Bond was set at $20,000 for the charge. Cheryl Lynne Birk, 50, of Lawtey was arrested June 25 by Lawtey police for disorderly intoxication and for disorderly conduct. Bond was set at $5,000 for the charge. Ronald Jeffery Canady, 29, of Sanderson was arrested June 27 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Chad Austin Carpenter, 27, of Bradford County was arrested June 29 by Bradford deputies for battery, two charges of battery on law enforcement officer, resisting an officer and for escape. According to the arrest report, deputies were called to a residence on C.R. 229 after Carpenter threw a cell phone at his mother, hitting her in the arm with enough force that she thought her arm was broken. When deputies located Carpenter on the property later and handcuffed him, he pulled away from the officers several Recent arrests in Bradford, Clay and Union times and ran toward the house, refusing to get in the patrol car. At one point, Carpenter spit at a deputy while they were trying to get him into the vehicle, and after being hit twice with a Taser, he still kicked another officer in the chest as they wrestled him into the back seat. The following day, June 30, Carpenter was charged again for battery and aggravated battery against law enforcement officers. According to the arrest report, Carpenter became combative with the correctional officers at the jail, biting, fighting and attacking several until he was eventually hit with a Taser and restrained with a restraint chair before being put back into his cell. Jason Wayne Crews, 25, of Lawtey was arrested June 24 by Bradford deputies for sexual predator violation and for probation violation. According to the arrest report, deputies were notified by Crews parole supervisor that his tracking bracelet had been away from the base station three times in one hour, a violation of his condition of probation. He also didnt register a new address within 48 hours, and was charged for that. No bond was allowed for the charges. James Elie Davy, 21, of Starke was arrested June 26 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. No bond was allowed for the charge. Darryl J. Durant, 48, of Melrose was arrested June 24 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Dwayne Edward Gann, 55, of Starke was arrested June 25 by Lawtey police for disorderly intoxication and for disorderly conduct. Bond was set at $500 for the charges. Adam Eldred Glover, 32, of Starke was arrested June 29 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. No bond was allowed for the charge. Quincy Lamar Harris, 28, of Starke was arrested June 27 by Starke police for family offenseinterfering with custody of a minor. According to the arrest report, Harris housed a 17-year-old female for several days in his residence in Starke after the minor ran away from her grandparents home. Several other male suspects are also being sought who may have had sex with the minor and were aware she was a runaway. Bond for Harris was set at $25,000. Donald Link Hill, 41, of Starke was arrested June 27 by Bradford deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, Hill was meeting the victimwhom he has several children withat Edwards Grocery. The victim stated they had a brief argument over their children when she spit toward Hill while he was sitting in a vehicle. Hill then exited the vehicle and picked up a stick on the ground, hitting the victim on the arm with it. Bond was set at $5,000 for the charge. Bascombe Wesley Hymes, 40, of Hampton was arrested June 26 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. No bond was allowed for the charge. Richardlyn B. Jamison, 20, of Starke was arrested June 26 by Starke police for probation violation. Frank Leamon Kern, 24, of Starke was arrested June 25 by Bradford deputies for five charges of larceny and for five charges of frauduse or possession of ID of another person without consent. According to the arrest report, Kern is accused of using a stolen debit card to make several purchases over the Internet in February. Kern may have obtained the card or its numbers when working for the victim over a period of several months cleaning his home in Starke. Bond was set at $50,000 for the charges. Tammy Sneed Lazaro, 39, of Hawthorne was arrested June 27 by Starke police for larceny, possession of drugscontrolled substance without a prescription, trafficking in opium or derivative and possession of drug equipment. According to the arrest report, Lazaro was at Walmart in Starke when she was observed by an employee putting clothing in her purse. She paid for several items in her cart at check out and went to leave the store when she was detained. When police arrived and searched her purse, they found, in addition to the stolen clothes, several bottles of pills containing Methadone and Klonopin, along with a glass crack pipe. Bond was set at $75,000 for the charges. Leroy Roger McCauley, 38, of Starke was arrested June 26 by Bradford deputies for battery and Albert Leo Whitmore, 27, of Hampton was arrested by Bradford deputies for aggravated assault with a weapon. According to the arrest report, McCauley started hitting Whitmore after Whitmore threatened to slice another persons throat if he was let back in the home and told McCauleys wife he would use the knife on anyone if he needed to. Law enforcement was called, and a knife was found on Whitmore during his arrest. Bond was set at $25,000 for the charge against Whitmore. Bond was set at $10,000 for the charge against McCauley. Joshua Wade McGilvery, 25, of Melrose was arrested June 28 by Bradford deputies for driving under the influence. Kenneth Ash McNeal, 50, of Brooker was arrested June 25 by Bradford deputies on an out-ofcounty warrant from Alachua for possession of drugscontrolled substance without a prescription. Bond was set at $10,000 for the charge. Eugene Sylvester McRae, 35, of Brooker was arrested June 30 by Bradford deputies on a warrant for burglary of an unoccupied dwelling and for larcenygrand theft. Bond was set at $100,000 for the charges. Tykey Taran Mendez, 21, of Gainesville was arrested June 30 by Starke police during a traffic stop for two charges of possession of marijuana, possession of drugscontrolled substance without a prescription and possession of drug equipment. His passenger, Amadino Rahim Ortiz, 21, of Gainesville, was also arrested by Starke police for possession of marijuana and possession of drugscontrolled substance without a prescription. Chad Walter Moore, 26, of Jacksonville was arrested June 27 by Lawtey police for possession of marijuana and possession of drugs without a prescription. Bond was set at $6,000 for the charges. Ariel Renaee Olive, 21, of Starke was arrested June 26 by Bradford deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, Olive got into an argument with her husband and struck him multiple times with her hand and fist and kicked him in the groin. Ternisha Angelica Owens, 20, of Jacksonville was arrested June 25 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. Bond was set at $25,000 for the charge. Leigh Phillip Pinckney, 20, of Lawtey was arrested June 26 by Bradford deputies for loitering. Bond was set at $1,000 for the charge. Gustavo Rendon-Martinez, 26, of Keystone Heights was arrested June 27 by Bradford deputies for operating a vehicle without a valid drivers license. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Shirley Ann Robinson, 43, of Gainesville was arrested June 28 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $500 for the charge. Sharmaine Barbara Sailes, 22, of Jacksonville was arrested June 25 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. John Robert Stout, 22, of Graham was arrested June 24 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked and possession of drugs controlled substance without a prescription. According to the arrest report, law enforcement was called about a person in the Brooker area riding a motorcyle, and possibly under the influence of methadone. A deputy spotted Stout on a motorcycle near River Bend Estates, but Stout pulled into a driveway when he saw the deputy. A search of Stout turned up a bottle of methadone pills, and he was arrested. Bond was set at $6,000 for the charges. Kevin Laroy Sullivan, 35, of Brooker was arrested June 26 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. No bond was allowed for the charge. Felicia Naomi Swafford, 22, of Starke was arrested June 26 by Bradford deputies for probation violation. No bond was allowed for the charge Antonio Pierre Urolia, 38, of Jacksonville was arrested June 27 by Starke police for hit and run, driving while license suspended or revoked and on an out-of-county warrant from Duval. According to the arrest report, Urolia hit the back of a vehicle that was stopped on S.R. 16 at the intersection of U.S. 301 in Starke. Urolia then turned around and went east on S.R. 16, with the victim following him in his vehicle to Thompson Street in Starke, while also calling the police. When the officer arrived, Urolia admitted to hitting the vehicle, but said he left to go to a friends home to check on his kids. Running Urolias information through dispatch, it was discovered his license was suspended, along with the warrant out of Duval County for his arrest. Bond was set at $3,100 for the charges.

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Adel, Ga. He was an assistant for four years, serving as offensive coordinator for the last two years. In 2005, Green returned to Florida, accepting the head coaching position at Hamilton County High School at the age of 27. He went 11-18 in three seasons at Hamilton County before resigning to become offensive coordinator and assistant head coach at Orange Park High School, where his father was hired as head coach. I wanted to work for him and try to learn how he did things, Green said. The biggest thing he learned from his father, Green said, was how to manage a coaching staff and ensure that coaches and players were all on the same page. He taught me a lot about how to do that and how to go about doing it the right way, Green said. Orange Park went 34-22 in the five years Green and his father coached there. The school had won only two district championships in its history, but went on to win three straight in 2008, 2009 and 2010. In his one year as assistant head coach at Fleming Island, the Golden Eagles put together the second undefeated regular season in school history and finished 10-1 after a loss in the first round of the playoffs. Farnsworth said he feels good about hiring Green because Green wasnt putting his name in for every head coaching opportunity that became available. He knew what he wanted, and Bradford High School was that school. What he was looking for was a small, rural community with one high school and one that he could put back on the map, Farnsworth said. Green said it will take time and a lot of work as Bradford tries to rebound from a 3-7 season, though it was a season in which the Tornadoes qualified for the playoffs. Numbers were down in the spring as just over 30 players were attending practices. Im willing to put in the time and effort it takes, Green said. I know its not a one-year turnaround. Green said he would soon be getting out in the community, talking to current players and their families and describing to them his philosophies and what he wants to accomplish at BHS. The goal is to not only convince current players to stick with the program, but to also convince other kids, through word of mouth, to join as well. The following individuals were arrested recently by local law enforcement officers in Bradford, Union and Clay (Keystone Heights area) counties: Bradford Ernest Charles Vanwart, 56, of Starke was arrested June 27 by Starke police for disturbing the peace. According to the arrest report, Vanwart was drinking and banging on the back door of the victims residence, and wouldnt leave when asked to. Bond was set at $5,000 for the charge. Terrell S. Warren, 33, of Starke was arrested June 28 by Starke police for two charges of battery. According to the arrest report, Warren and the victimhis girlfriendwere arguing, during which time Warren kicked and punched her in the face. Warrens uncle was also in the home and yelled at Warren during the argument, causing Warren to run to the uncles room and start choking him and holding him to the floor. The girlfriend kicked Warren in the back to get him off his uncle. Warren then got up and hit her in the face again before leaving the residence. Charles Bradley Wilson, 53, of Lawtey was arrested June 30 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Bond was set at $1,000 for the charge. Keystone/Melrose Alejandro Jimenez, 32, of Keystone Heights was arrested June 28 by Clay deputies for battery. Michael Merritt, 63, of Keystone Heights was arrested June 24 by Clay deputies for two probation violations. Aaron Taber, 28, of Melrose was arrested June 30 by Clay deputies for battery and criminal mischief. John Walker, 26, of Keystone Heights was arrested June 30 by Clay deputies for battery and resisting a law enforcement officer. Joshua Watts, 27, of Keystone Heights was arrested June 30 by Clay deputies for leaving the scene of a crash. Union Zachery Clifford Schaeffer, 22, of Worthington Springs was arrested June 26 by Union deputies for aggravated assault with a weapon. According to the arrest report, Schaeffer, who lives in the Santa Fe Mobile Home Park, got into an argument with next-door neighbors over a dog. The neighbors told the deputy their kids were outside playing when a small dog was let outside from Schaeffers residence. The dog ran toward the kids playing in the driveway and almost bit one of the kids. The mother of the kids yelled that if the dog bit one of her kids, she would break the dogs neck. Schaeffer then came out cursing the woman and eventually cursing her husband, who came out and walked to the road to yell at Schaeffer, too. Schaeffer then went inside his home and came back out with a knife with a red handle and a bent blade. Schaeffer started to walk off the porch toward the husband, but was restrained by someone in the home. The neighbors called law enforcement, and the deputy was able to locate a knife that fit the description in Schaeffers residence before arresting him. A 16-year-old male was arrested June 26 by Union deputies for felony battery and felony larceny. According to the arrest report, the juvenile got into an argument with his mother, and when she asked him to leave her room, he slapped her across the face, causing her to fall down. When his mother got back on her feet, he head-butted her in the forehead, causing her to fall again. He then took her cell phone and her keys, preventing her from leaving. The mother eventually went to a neighbors home and called law enforcement, and the juvenile was arrested at the home where the mother and several other children live. Quentin Johnson, 20, of Lake Butler was arrested June 24 by Union deputies on a warrant for distribution of cocainewithin 1,000 feet of school or public park, and possession of drugs controlled substance without a prescription. Bond was set at $60,000 for the charges. Linda Gail Beadnell, 51, of Lake Butler was arrested June 29 by Union deputies for disorderly intoxication. According to the arrest report, Beadnell was walking in the middle of C.R. 239A near dark. A family member called law enforcement to report that Beadnell was drunk and was walking in the middle of the road. When a deputy arrived, Beadnell said she was walking to Providence, but couldnt say whom she would stay with and said she wouldnt stay with her family nearby. She then started walking in the middle of the road again, causing several oncoming vehicles to pull over to avoid hitting her. 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CaptainsPartyRentals .com Bounce Houses W ater Slides Dunk Tanks Trackless Train 904-364-6128 t Crime t Recent arrests in Bradford, Clay and Union COACH Continued from 1B Green stressed he has an opendoor policy in which anyone, regardless of whether or not they played last year or in the spring, will be welcomed. My number-one priority right now is to try to touch the community through the kids and get the numbers back up, Green said. In a portfolio that accompanied his resume and application, Green wrote that he envisions his offense operating out of multiple formations and running the ball 60-65 percent of the time. That is an estimate, though, as Green noted that the team will take what the opposing defense gives it. My philosophy on offense is that in order to win championships, you must establish a strong running game and an efficient passing game, Green wrote in his portfolio. I will use the run to set up the pass. Green said his defensive philosophy centers on adapting to take away an opponents strength and utilizing speed to create a blitzing and aggressive style of play. The key, though, is to keep it simple. I believe a confused defense is a passive defense, so we will keep it simple to allow our players to be aggressive, Green wrote in his portfolio. The majority of the time, the most physical team will win, and we will strive to always be just that. Green said he is looking forward to building upon the foundation already in place at BHS and trying to take it to another level. Farnsworth said, Im really excited about the future. The Bradford High School Football Boosters invite Tornado supporters to meet Green, his family and staff at the Downtown Grill in Starke on Friday, July 11, from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. Light refreshments will be served.

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Cox and hearing him share his stories for more than 20 years. What a wonderful, humble human being Glenn is, she said. Hell do anything for anyone. Cox, who has been writing poetry ever since he was in the service, perhaps summed himself up best with a poem he wrote entitled, My Creed: Thursday, July 3, 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 Official Sports Medicine ProvidersTornadoesfor the Bradford High School KATIE TRUMBLE, DPT, A T C/L CAITLIN RAUCKHORST, A T C/L 319 West Call Street Suite A Starke, Florida 32091 Phone: (904) 368-1257 Fax: (904) 368-1258 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! d Obituaries d Gerald Dukes LAKE BUTLERGerald Reuel Dukes left this world to meet his heavenly father on Thursday, June 26, 2014. He entered this world on Oct. 12, 1934 in Dukes to the late Gracie Green Dukes and Reuel King Dukes. Mr. Dukes was a Christian and a member of Harmony Free Will Baptist Church in Lake Butler. He graduated from Union County High School and lived his entire life in Union County. In the 1970s he owned and operated Dukes and Sons Produce, Inc in Lake Butler. He was well known in this area as a successful farmer, farming in Alachua, Bradford, Baker, and Union Counties. For many years he grew various truck crops and tobacco. He also had a successful timber business while farming. Along with his parents he owned and operated Dukes Grocery store for many years. Mr. Dukes retired from farming in the 90s. His hobbies were fishing, gardening, and cooking. He was preceded in death by his son David Randall Randy Dukes. He is survived by: his loving wife of 57 years, Joyce Long Dukes of Lake Butler; sons, Gerald R (Gerry) Dukes, Jr. of Denver, Colo., Michael Dean (Tammy) Dukes of Brooker, and Terry William Dukes of Lake Butler; daughter-in-law, Julie Brown Dukes of Orange Park; sisters, Eloise McCormick and Diane Alligood both of High Springs. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. Services were held on June 30 at Harmony Free Will Baptist Church. Burial followed at Elzey Chapel Cemetery. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. PAID OBITUARY William Hopkins William Hopkins STARKE William Walter Hopkins, age 84, of Starke passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at his residence. He was born on June 1, 1930 to the late Edwin A. and Elsie Hopkins. William has been a resident of Starke since 1980 where he was a longtime member of St. Marks Episcopal Church. After graduating from high school in Cincinnati, Ohio, William entered into the United States Army as a paratrooper in the 82nd Airborne Division and fought in Korea at the Chosin Reservoir. He worked in the finance business for a number of years until he was hired by the Florida State Prison where he retired in 1994. While working for FSP, William was on the Pistol Team where he and his wife traveled all over the state of Florida. He enjoyed fishing and most of all spending time with family, especially his grandchildren. William was preceded in death by his son, Michael Dennis Hopkins; his brothers, Edwin A. Hopkins, Jr. and Howard Hopkins; and his sister, Ethel Reisinger. William is survived by: his loving wife of 40 years, Linda Hubbard Hopkins; his children, Timothy (Heather) Yarbrough of Little Rock, Ark., Lee (Tracy) Yarbrough of Leesburg and Wendy (David) Reynolds of Keystone Heights; his sister, Thelma (Steve) Edwards of Joshua Tree, Calif.; his sister-inlaw, Eleanor Hopkins of Cincinnati, Ohio; his six grandchildren, Tim, Alan, David, April, Dylan and Heather; many nieces and nephews; and his dog, Angel. A Memorial Service will be held on Saturday, July 5, 2014 at 2:00 pm at St. Marks Episcopal Church with Reverend Dennis ONeill officiating. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services of Starke. 904-964-5757. PAID OBITUARY Mary Norman Mary Norman HIGHLAND Mary Crofford Norman, 63, of Highland died Saturday, June 28, 2014 at her residence. She was born in Dallas, Texas on Nov. 10, 1950 to the late James and Marie Crofford. She resided in Highland for the past 47 years. She attended Highland First Baptist Church for many years and worked at Penney Retirement Community as a housekeeper for 16 years. She is survived by: her husband of 47 years, Howard Norman, Sr.; her children, Howard (Dana) Norman, Jr. of Raiford and Hope Norman (B.J.) Crawford of Lawtey; two grandchildren; sisters, LouEllen Wilkerson of Starke, Betsy Gordon of Atlanta, Ga., and Jimmy Dean Hoover of Clay Hill. The funeral service was held on July 2 at Highland First Baptist Church with Pastor Gary Melvin officiating. Interment followed at Highland First Baptist Church Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Archie Tanner Funeral Services of Starke. Mary Paulk ITALY, TEXASMary Evelyn Hendricks Paulk, 93, of Italy, Texas, formerly of Lake Butler died Monday, June 23, 2014. She was born in Lake Butler where she graduated from Union County High school. She was daughter of the late Butler and Ollie Langford Hendricks. She was preceded in death by: her husband of 63 years, Edison Paulk; son, Gary Edison Paulk; and daughter, Mary Iris Paulk; brothers, John, Harold, and James Hendricks. She was a Christian. She is survived by: daughter, Susan Thomas (Byron Lee) Fuller; four grandchildren; seven greatgrandchildren; sister, Marie Brooks of Jacksonville; brothers, Drew, David, Brian, and Herman of Lake Butler, Joe of Springhill, Vernon of Gainesville, and Donald of Tennessee. Graveside funeral services were held June 28 at Elzey Chapel Cemetery with Mark Redd officiating. Archer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Max Raulerson Max Raulerson MONIAC, GEORGIA Max Raulerson, age 71, of Moniac, Ga. passed away Friday, June 27, 2014 at his residence shortly after his loving wife of 36 years passed away. He was born in Moniac on Oct. 3, 1942 to the late Douglas Raulerson, Sr. and Cleo Canaday Raulerson. Max has been a lifelong resident of Moniac where he attended school and graduated from St. George High School in 1962. In 1962, Max started his career as a mental health staff member at Northeast Florida State Hospital where he met the love of his life, Patricia Ann Griffis. On Dec. 31, 1976, Max and Patricia were married; residing in Moniac since their marriage. In 1987, they had a daughter they named Jessica. They both enjoyed being parents and loved raising their daughter. Max retired after many dedicated years of service at Northeast Florida State Hospital. Max was very friendly and sociable. He loved being around people and helping others. Max enjoyed gardening as he had many garden projects and yard work. Most of all, Max loved his family and enjoyed spending time with them. He was preceded in death by: his parents; his loving wife, Patricia Raulerson; his sister, Ella Higdon; and his half brother, Billy Taylor. Max is survived by: his loving daughter, Jessica Irene Raulerson of Moniac; his brother, Douglas (Kathleen) Raulerson of Moniac; and his sisters, Gail (Leonard) Davis of Macclenny and Maxine Burnsed of Baker County. Funeral services were held on July 2 at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services Chapel with Pastor Randall Griffis officiating. Interment followed at Brown Cemetery in Starke. The arrangements are under the care and direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services, 250 North Lowder Street, Macclenny, FL 32063 (904)259-5700. Visit www.ferreirafuneralservices.com to sign the familys guest book. PAID OBITUARY Patricia Raulerson Patricia Raulerson MONIAC, GEORGIAPatricia Ann Griffis Raulerson, age 63, of Moniac, Georgia passed away Friday, June 27, 2014 at her residence. She was born in Gainesville on Dec. 12, 1950 to the late Elisha Griffis and Irene Woods Griffis. Patricia was raised in Union County where she graduated from Union County High School in 1970. After high school, Patricia began working at Northeast Florida State Hospital in Macclenny. While working for the hospital she met the love of her life, Max Raulerson. They married on Dec. 31, 1976 and moved to Moniac where they have resided for many years. She continued her education at Lake City Community College and earned her Associates Degree in mental health. Patricia loved helping people and enjoyed her career at the hospital. She retired after 35 years of service as a supervisor. In 1987, Patricia and Max had a daughter they named Jessica. They both enjoyed being parents and loved raising their daughter. Patricia loved her family and enjoyed working on crafts. She enjoyed making jewelry, sewing, wood working, and making her home beautiful with home dcor. Her loving husband of 36 years, Max Raulerson, went to be with her in heaven on June 27 shortly after her passing. Patricia is survived by: her loving daughter, Jessica Irene Raulerson of Moniac; her brothers, Roger and Earl (Edith) Griffis both of Lake Butler; and her sisters, Peggy Griffis of Jackson, Miss. and Susan (Lloyd) Roark of Lake City. Funeral services were held on July 2 at V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services Chapel with Pastor Randall Griffis officiating. Interment followed at Brown Cemetery in Starke. The arrangements are under the care and direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services, 250 North Lowder Street, Macclenny, FL 32063 (904)259-5700. Visit www.ferreirafuneralservices.com to sign the familys guest book. PAID OBITUARY Lois Varnes LAKE BUTLERLois Varnes, 87, of Lake Butler died Sunday, June 29, 2014 at E.T. York Haven Hospice in Gainesville after an extended illness. She was born Aug. 17, 1926 to the late Perry M. and Nita F. Green. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Aaron Varnes; six brothers and two sisters. She was a Baptist. She is survived by: her niece, Nita (Donald) Jones; sisters, Sherry Miller of Raiford, and Beatrice Johns of St Augustine Graveside services were held July 2 at Sapp Cemetery in Raiford. Archer Funeral Home of Lake Butler is in charge of arrangements. Joyce Windgassen KEYSTONE HEIGHTS Joyce Brymer Windgassen, age 70, of Keystone Heights passed away at her home Friday, June 27, 2014. She was born in Utica, N.Y. on June 17, 1944 to the late John R. and Ethel (Parry) Jones and had moved to Keystone Heights in 1988 from St. Petersburg. While serving our Country as a Merchant Marine she was also a ship nurse. Mrs. Windgassen was a big believer in education; she had earned her Masters Degree in nursing which led to her career as being a RN and Nurse Educator with the State of Florida before retiring from the Northeast Florida State Hospital in Macclenny. She was a longtime Elder with the First Presbyterian Church of Starke in which she was also very active. She was a member of the Order of Eastern Star Chapter #40 in Lake Butler and in New York; she enjoyed quilting, sewing, and reading in her spare time. Her son, Philip Windgassen preceded her in death in 1987. Survivors are: her husband of 46 years, Robert Bob Windgassen; and their daughter, Ericka Brown of Keystone Heights. Also left behind are her precious grandchildren, Michael and Danielle and greatgranddaughter, Penelope Brandon; along with numerous cousins. Funeral services for Mrs. Windgassen were July 2 in the First Presbyterian Church of Starke with Dr. Don McGarity officiating. Interment followed at the Keystone Heights Cemetery. In lieu of flowers the family has requested donations to be made to the Presbyterian Church Womens group or the Order of Eastern Star. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, 340 E. Walker Drive, Keystone Heights, FL 32656. (352) 473-3176. www.jonesgallagherfh. com PAID OBITUARY COX Continued from 3B To live a life gentle and kind To treat all people as friends of mine To take the good with the bad To thank my God for faith I have had To try to do the things that are right To make someone elses pathway bright If friends of mine, my life review, They can say he was a friend we knew He was a man who looked for good He was a man who stood for right, as all men should Some words that I hope I leave behind Will encourage these dear friends of mine To be honest and generous while I am here No criticisms at all will I fear This I am sure is all I need For my philosophy and my creed.

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life. Life itself is something Spiller and Warren make it a point to talk about with the children. Yes, the two UCHS standouts went on to play in college and the NFL, but it took more than football skills to pave those successful paths. Each stressed the importance of education. Youre looking at a guy who was a class clown and had to sit out a year of football, Spiller told the children prior to the start of the camp. That kind of put everything back into perspective. It doesnt matter how talented you are. That classroom comes first. Warren said the expectation at the camp is for children to pay attention, give their all and do their best. The same applies to the classroom. That goes a long way, Warren said. Thats in my postcamp speechthe classroom and the importance of paying attention, focusing and giving your best, not just out here on this grass, but inside the hallways on the carpet. Warren and Spiller said that by making the NFL despite growing 8B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, July 3, 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 CAMP Continued from 1B Bryson Hill gets some assistance from C.J. Spiller as Jordyn Sumpter looks on. RIGHT; Noah Ray sprints his way around cones. BELOW: Nicolas Moreland enjoys a break with former UF wide receiver Louis Murphy. More photos can be viewed at StarkeJournal. com. up in a small town, they hoped they can be examples that one can succeed no matter where he or she comes from. However, they wanted to make it clear to the children that even though everyone cant go on to be a professional athlete, they can achieve success. Im always impressed by the doctors, lawyers and businessmen that I played with on the (UCHS) football team, Warren said, adding that it was inspiring to him to see them and know they went off to college and became professionals at what they wanted to be in life. Spiller told the children, You guys are the future of this country, this world. I want to see everyone here be successful, but to be able to do that, it always starts in the classroom. Rodjericus Williams successfully makes a catch in stride. Michael Oliver (right) carries the ball, while teammate Tyler Floyd looks to help out with a block.

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rallied with an eight-run fourth to even the score. Williston added another run in the top of the fifth with one out, but Keystone got out of the inning when Ryan Jones turned a double play. Williston held a 9-8 lead going into the last inning. Keystone put two runners on when Carson Eatman and Chase Packham each got a hit. Ty Glenn then doubled to left field to bring both runners home and give Keystone a 10-9 win. Keystone had to face Williston again in the championship game, but this time it was Keystone doing all the early scoring, while pitcher Karsen Smith kept the Williston bats in check. Keystone scored 13 runs in the first inning of what turned out to be a 14-2 win. Smith recorded four strikeouts in earning the win. For the tournament, Smith pitched 9.2 innings, giving up seven earned runs and striking out 12. Ashton Roach pitched three innings, giving up one earned run and striking out three. Glenn batted .556 for the tournament, while Caleb Hall and Jones batted .455 and .444, respectively. The three batters combined for four doubles, two triples and 14 hits overall, with Hall leading the team with three extra-base hits. Jones scored a team-high nine runs, while Eatmon and Gage Smith each scored five runs. Head coach Chris Roach emphasized teamwork all season and said every player contributed to the district championship. Some of the players he singled out were: Wil Rogel with two hits and one walk, Packham with three stolen bases, one double and eight walks, Jackson Williams with a perfect fielding percentage, Gage Smith with one double, Eatmon with three hits, Caleb Crawford with one triple and two runs scored and Bryce Hart with a perfect fielding percentage and two runs scored. Keystone Recreation Association wished to express its thanks to field crew members Tommy Baker, Dan Glenn, Justin Jones and Jason LeMaster, as well as sponsors B&H Interiors Inc., B.C. Industrial Supply Inc., C&R Electrical Services Inc., M&R Construction Inc., Keystone Building Corp., Teal Tile, Sunbelt Rental and E. Vaughan Rivers Inc. 10B Telegraph, Times & Monitor B Section Thursday, July 3, 2014 2 PER PKG$179 lb FAM PAK$499 lb PRICES AVAILABLE JULY 2 JULY 8 Amazing quality. Fantastic prices.Satisfaction Guaranteed $249lb $299 $24 9 lb FAM PAK$29 9 lb FAM PAK$399 FAM PAK$349 lb Open 7 Days a Week 8am to 8pm1371 South Walnut St. (Hwy 301) Starke (904) 368-9188 16 FL OZ 12-PACKVAN CAMPS KRAFT 17 OZKINGSFORD CHARCOAL 8.3 LB BAGCRYSTAL 24-PACK 2 $1 200 2 $ 100 $579 $229GATORADE 32 FL OZMINUTE MAID 12 FL OZMORNING DELIGHT COBURN FARMS 12 PACKPILLSBURY $100 $100 $100 2 $3002 $400 lb $29916 OZ 3 $ or GREAT ON THE GRILL!12 OZ 19 OZ lb 12 OZ 8LB BAG $69912 OZ The Keystone Recreation Association 10U all-star baseball team won its district for the second straight year, going 4-0 and earning the right to compete in a state-level tournament this weekend in Fort White. It was quite a performance by the Keystone bats at the June 2729 district tournament, which was hosted by Keystone at Little Rain Lake Park. Keystone scored 56 runs, including 19 in an 18run win against Chiefland in its first game on June 27. Keystone defeated its opponents by an average of nine runs per game, but the team had to come from behind twice to win a thriller against Williston to put itself in the championship game. Following the 19-1 win over Chiefland, Keystone defeated Santa Fe 13-7 to advance to the semifinals to face Williston. Williston built an 8-0 lead in the third inning, but Keystone Keystone captures 2nd straight 10U district championship Karsen Smith threw 9.2 innings, striking out 12 batters. Ty Glenn led the team with a .556 batting average. The KRA 10U all-star team is: (front, l-r) Jackson Williams, Wil Rogel, Chase Packham, Bryce Hart, Caleb Crawford, (middle, l-r) Carson Eatmon, Ryan Jones, Gage Smith, Ashton Roach, Karsen Smith, Caleb Hall, Ty Glenn (back, l-r) assistant coach Dan Glenn, head coach Chris Roach and assistant coach Justin Jones.