Sondra Hunt on stage You Can Be The Star overall winner Sondra Hunt (center) with her family and Spirit of the Suwannee and Steve Briscoe. October 21 was a night to remember at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak. Many fans had been waiting anxiously to see who would take home the $5,000 prize in the first ever finals of the You Can Be the Star talent contest. Judges chose Lake Butlers Sondra Hunt as the first ever winner! The music parks General Manager Teena Peavey walked across stage with the huge cardboard check for $5,000 bearing Hunts name, and the audience went wild, screaming and cheering. When Hunt realized the check was hers, she was stunned and then overjoyed, as were the 11 other contestants who rushed over to congratulate her. Contestants sang one song in each of two rounds. All did costume changes, bringing very different genres of music to the stage from Broadway to country. Contestants ranged in age from 10 into their 40s. The quality of the performances brought to the music hall stage by the 12 contestants was no less than would be expected on Broadway, the Grand Ole Opry or any CMA awards show. Judges for the event expressed their amazement during the evening at the quality of the entertainment and certainly had their work cut out for them. Hunt sang her first song dressed in classy denim and a cheetah print top. For her second song, she dressed in a beautiful evening gown and received a standing ovation! I was surprised to find out I had won! she said. I wanted it so badly! Hunt began pursuing singing several years ago, taking time off to have her children, but now is back on stage. I knew every one of the contestants would bring it so I knew I had to bring it, she said later. The Hunt family spent the weekend at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park as Hunt prepared for the Saturday night contest. The wife and mother of three young children is a stayat-home mom these days but her sideline always has been and always will be music! She manages and is the lead singer in the Sondra Hunt Band which plays country, Southern rock and many other genres of music all over north Florida. Raised in Lake Butler, she has been singing since she was a child, acted in many plays and sings in church. Shes played the Suwannee River Jam twice with bands, been in many, many competitions, and is known for her ability to run up and down the scales with her beautiful, powerful voice. So what does the winner plan to do with $5,000? Hunt said she will have a wrap put on her band trailer to advertise the Sondra Hunt Band name, purchase a handheld mic and be ready for her next band performance. For Sondra Hunt Bands schedule, go to www.sondrahuntband.com. This new contest will continue on an annual basis at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park with expansion planned. This first year was fantastic as dozens of great artists entered and 12 were selected as finalists. Finalists along with Hunt were Joshua Edwards (High Springs), Brittanie Powell (Live Oak), Reginald Stacy (Bronson), Hallie Davis (Jasper), Kara Orndorff (Jasper), Hillary Bailey (Macclenny), Jessica Stewart, (Jacksonville) Bryan Johnson (Live Oak), Karley Scott Collins & Alex Sandlin Duo (Lake City), Kelby Shea Cornman (Jacksonville) and Sadie Miller (Branford). For more on the park and upcoming events, including Suwannee Lights from Dec. 230, please call 386-364-1683, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www.musicliveshere.com. Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park is located 4.5 miles south of Interstate 75 and 4.5 miles north of Interstate 10 at the beautiful Suwannee River off U.S. 129 at 3076 95th Drive in Live Oak. Deadline Monday 5 p.m. before publication Phone 904-964-6305 Fax 904-964-8628 email@example.com www.StarkeJournal.com www.facebook.com/unioncountytimes Union County Times Union County Times USPS 648-200 Lake Butler, Florida Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 105 th Year 29 th Issue 75 CENTS UCHS to Host Veterans Celebration UCHS is hosting a Veterans Day Celebration on Nov. 10 at the UCHS Football Stadium. The celebration will begin at 9 a.m. The ceremony will include music performed by the Tiger Band and the history behind Veterans Day will be presented. The keynote speaker will be Col. George V. Brown, who is currently serving as the Commander of the 83rd Troop Command. Veterans and guests will park in the Quarterback Club parking area and will enter the stadium through the Football Reserved Ticket Gate. They will be met at the gate on the south end of the stands (where the Band normally sits at football games) and be escorted and seated on the football field. The gates will open at 8:30 a.m. Members of the community are encouraged to attend and show their support for those who have served. UC Public Library to Observe Veterans Day The Union County Public Library will be closed on Friday, Nov. 10 and Saturday, Nov. 11 in recognition of the Veterans Day holiday. The library will reopen on Monday, Nov. 13 with regular hours. UC School Board to Meet Nov. 14 The Union County School Board will meet on Tuesday, Nov. 14 at 6 p.m. in the School Board Meeting Room, located at 55 SW Sixth St. in Lake Butler. The agenda may be viewed in advance at www. union.k12.fl.us. The public is encouraged to attend. Farm Share Distribution Set for Nov. 18 Farm Share and the City of Lake Butler will be hosting a free food distribution on Saturday, Nov. 18 at the Hal Y. Maines Community Center at Lakeside Park. The distribution will be from 9-11 a.m. Volunteers are asked to arrive between 8-8:30 p.m. If you need more information, or would like to volunteer to help, please call Dave Mecusker, Lake Butler City Manager, at 386-496-3401, ext. 23 or Sara Owen at 386-496-3401, ext. 30. Farm-City Week Dinner Announced The University of Florida IFAS Extension is planning this years Farm-City Week Dinner on Thurs., Nov. 16 at the Lake Butler Community Center at 6 p.m. Everyone is cordially invited to attend. Dinner will be provided by Union County Farm Bureau and Union County 4-H clubs UC Veterans Day Celebration to be Held at Union County High School Football Stadium BY TRACY LEE TATE UCT Editor Plans have been finalized for this years Veterans Day event, with the action changing location to the Union County High School stadium so as to provide more seating and easier access than was available at the Union County Veterans Memorial, where the event has been held previously. Holding the event at the high school also has an additional benefit. What we are trying to do by holding the event at UCHS is to allow our students, from all three schools, to have an educational experience in which they can learn why it is important for us to show our appreciation to our veterans and to also educate them in what it means to be a veteran, said Union County High School Principal Mike Ripplinger. I have worked closely with both the VFW and the American Legion here in Union County and gotten their input into how this event should be conducted. The event will be held on the field, with seating provided for attending veterans and their guests. Veterans are asked to arrive a little early to ensure they are seated properly. Parking will be available for the veterans in the Quarterback Club parking area to give them easy access to the reserved ticket gate, where they will be met and escorted to their seats. The gates will open at 8:30 a.m., with activities beginning promptly at 9 a.m. The event will begin with a performance of patriotic music by the Union County High School band, conducted by band Director Kellie Dorsey. Following the musical presentation, veterans and guests will be officially welcomed by Ripplinger and the UCHS JROTC Color Guard will post the colors. The band will then play the national anthem, followed by an Armed Forces Medley. UCHS American History teacher Tammy Sulsona will then present a history of Veterans Day. JROTC Command Sgt. Maj. Kenneth North will introduce guest speaker Col. George V. Brown, Jr., commander of the 83rd Troop Command. Closing remarks will be offered by Ripplinger and the event will conclude with the band playing God Bless America and Grand Ole Flag. The event is open to everyone and the public is encouraged to attend and show their support and appreciation for not only our Union County veterans, but for veterans everywhere. Hunt proves shes the star claims $5,000 prize Tigers take 1 more step toward state Madelyn Kish (far right) makes a play as teammates Madison Adams (far left) and Taylor Beatty look on in the Union County High School volleyball teams 3-2 win over Lafayette to claim the Region 3-1A championship for the second straight season. The Tigers now host a state semifinal match against Williston on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. Please see the Regional News section for more. Photo by Cliff Smelley Taylor Beatty (far right) keeps the ball in play as teammates Summer Fulgham (foreground, far left) and Emily ONeal and Brooke Waters (background, l-r) look on in the Union County High School volleyball teams 3-2 win over Lafayette to claim the Region 3-1A championship for the second straight season. The Tigers now host a state semifinal match against Williston on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. Please see the Regional News section for more. Photo by Cliff Smelley.
2A Union County Times Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 ATTENTION ALL VETERANS ATTENTION ALL VETERANS At home and abroad, military men and women are showing purpose and dedication in defending American ideas. They are performing in our countrys best traditions under and complex. Thanks to their determined spirit of patriotism and professionalism, our country has a powerful employing its forces in the constant quest for peace and freedom. ~ The Honorable Melvin Laird Jackson Building Supply J BSServing Our Community For Over 50 YearsSTARKEUS HWY 301 So.964-6078LAKE BUTLER145 SW 6th Ave.496-3079 P.S. You can wear your uniform in our store! 610 SW 1st St. Lake ButlerSpires IGA 386-496-3361IGA CLYATTWELL DRILLING386-496-2488Licensed & Insured 5941 SW SR-12 Lake Butler, FLSales & Service for Well Drilling Pumps Water Treatment We Salute All Veterans!
BY TRACY LEE TATE UCT Editor Union County residents have always shown themselves willing to serve their country when called upon to do so. There were Union County residents fighting in the Civil War, on both sides, and in every war since when the United States has been involved. Currently, there are known to be 2,430 military veterans alive and living in the county, with many more having passed into history. There are, no doubt, many coincidences and synchronicities in the history of the military men of the county some true and some legend but one case is well documented and a display of the matter is housed in the Union County Historical Museum. It concerns two men, two wars and a single ship. The SS George Washington began her life as a Germanbuilt and owned ocean liner, launched in 1908. At that time she was the largest German-built steamship and the third-largest ship in the world. She started sailing under the name S.S. George Washington. During World War I, she was known under the names of USS George Washington (Navy) and USAT George Washington (Army), respectively. During World War II, she was known as both the USAT George Washington (Army) and, briefly, as the USS Catlin (Navy). As a ocean liner, the ship could carry 2,900 passengers. She traveled the sea lanes, dodging icebergs in the same area of the North Atlantic that doomed the Titanic (with the George Washington actually being one of the ships which sounded a warning to the doomed vessel). The ship was 699 feet, one inch long and her rated tonnage was 25,570. When powered by the original coal-fired means, she could achieve 18-19 knots. Later, for World War II service she was converted to oil-fired boilers powering a steam turbine and could still only make 19 knots. She was docked in New York at the outbreak of World War I and was interned there by the United States, even though the U.S. was neutral at the time. When the U.S. entered the conflict in April 1917, the ship was formally seized and taken over for use as a troop carrier by the Navy. She sailed with her first load of soldiers in December 1917. The ship made a number of trips from New York to France, sometimes carrying as many as 8,000 service men. Her military passenger total for the war was 48,000 to France and 34,000 home after the Armistice. She also carried President Woodrow Wilson and his wife on two trips they made to France to attend peace conferences in June and December of 1918. In 1919, she was turned over to the United States shipping board and was used to carry mail and passengers. At the outbreak of World War II, she was commissioned for six months as the USS Catlin and lend-leased to the United Kingdom for a single mission, then returned to the states to the hands of the U.S. Army, where she saw service through the war and after as a troop ship. She was laid up in 1947 and sold for scrap in 1951, an ignoble end for such a vessel. Such was the ship, now for the men. DeWitt Talmadge McGill joined the U.S. Navy in July 1917, a little more than 100 years ago. He tried to join up in New York and was told to travel to Key West to do so. He hoped to serve in Key West, but instead found himself serving as a yeoman on the USS George Washington, then the secondlargest troop transport in use in World War I. In total, he made 22 round trips across the Atlantic Ocean, from New York to France and back to New York. He served until early 1919, when he mustered out as disabled and returned home to Union County to raise a family. In October 1944, another Union County native joined the U.S. Army. T/S Arl M. Thomas, known to his friends as Gator, was a radio operator/ phone lineman in the First BN Communications Platoon of the 397th Regiment, 100th Infantry Division of the Seventh Army. He served in the European Theatre of Operations in France and Germany from Oct. 1944 until April 1946. He earned medals from his participation in two major battles in that theatre as a rifleman. He was transported to his place of service on none other than the USS George Washington. Still alive today, Thomas lives in Jacksonville, but travels to his old home of Union County to attend meetings of the historical society. Pictures and the uniforms of these two men are on display at the Union County Historical Museum as part of the permanent collection. They form a part of a large display honoring the service men of the county and their service to their country. Union County Has Long History of Service to Country Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 Union County Times 3A UN ION POWER EQUIPMENT386-496-2651S mall Engine Sales, Service & PartsState Road 121 North of Hardees Lake Butler FLOpen Mon-Fri 8am to 5:30pm We Salute Veterans Day! THANK YOU! THANK YOU! 675 E. 6th Street Lake Butler, FL 32054 386-496-2345 We Stand for you and we stand with you 675 E. 6th Street Lake Butler, FL 32054 386-496-2345 Hawaii achieved statehood.
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Fourth Grade (3 pictures) Top row, l r, Amia Bethea, Aubrey Gay, Allison White, Brooklyn Barnes, Cash Cox, Delani Harden, and Erick Lasseter. In front, l r, Hayden Andersen Davis, Jakari Hill, Parker Parrish, Rachael Archer, Shayna Durrance, Mason Fassett, and Kendall Crawford. Not pictured is Isabelle Kirsten. Top row, l r, Abigail Williams, Addison Graham, Ad dison Wright, Aidan Welz, Ayden Dicks, Eva Whitehead, and Jacob Stidham. In front, l r, Kierston Clemons, Lacy Fipps, Macie Wilson, Rhett Prevatt, Jackson Hipps, Jayden Godsmark, Makaylin Randolph, and Sarah Baker. Not pictured is Indi Knox. Top row, l r, Alayah Boykin, Ashlyn Thomas, Bella Johns, Brycen Sapp, Chloe Gartman, Chloie Harris, and Eva Sharrah. In front, l r, Holly Halfacre, Jailyn Simmons, Matthew Walin, Seth Norcross, Case Denson, and Isabelle Kirsten. Lake Butler Elementary School, 800 SW 6th Street, Lake Butler, Fl. 32054 Contact Person: Tammy Wilkerson, (386) 496 4168, WilkersonT@union.k12.fl.us 20 17 20 18 Straight As, 1st Nine Weeks Kindergarten ( 11 Pictures) (Andrews) Top row, left to right, David Tompkins, Isabella Keith, and Jaxon McDonald. In front, left to right, Kamryn Hartley & Kane Fort. Lake Butler Elementary School, 800 SW 6th Street, Lake Butler, Fl. 32054 Contact Person: Tammy Wilkerson, (386) 496 4168, WilkersonT@union.k12.fl.us 20 17 20 18 A/B Honor Roll 1st Nine Weeks Kindergarten Austin Shaw, Bella Banks, Bryee Harden, Cameron Freeman, Daelan Courson, Evan Wyatt, Fayla Holmes, Francesca Thomas, Giavanna Thomas, Harper Forbes, Havenly King, Ian Hadlock, Jakaila Cummings, James Webb, Joseph Marmon, Julianna F ulton Tomidajewicz, Justin Higginbotham, Ka layh Odom, Kenly Combs, Kilen Johnson, Kiley Starling, K mari Jackson, Kyleigh McSpadden, Landon Ford, Marley Robbins, Matthew Elliott, Matthew Marchiano, Matthew Wylin, Naliana Hampton, Naomi Croft, Naomi Ho fmann, Quayde Page, Shelby Starling, Ste llan Wilson, Sutton Sharp, & Te yah Jordan. First Grade Aaliyah Jackson, Abigail Melton, Aiden Mitchell, Alayah Jefferson, Alexcia Edenfield, Allie Salanci, Arabella Gaultney, Brale Schill, Brayden Alexander, Brilan Cliffin, Brooklyn Coffman, Bryar Staier, Brylee Gay, Carley Ray, Cayden Harold, Clayton Perry, Daylon Harris, Elizabeth Lamb, Ella Brannen, Eric Hall, Gracelyn Jackson, Gracin Sharp, Harley Johnson, Heath Benton, Hunter Baker, Is sac Johnson, Jacob Thompson, Joanna Glaspy, John Keen, Kayla Poston, Kayliana Cummings, Kent Cox, Kiley Gibson, Kimberlee Smith, Koleson Tetstone, Kylee Bell, Leigha Bell, Mallory Manning, Mason Engram, Michael Kirkland, Mikayla Perron, Myron New, Natalee Barton, Nyla Smith, Peyton McRannolds, Phillip Watts, Preston Graham, Rhylee Schaffer, Riddhi Patel, Sophia Elixson, Suniyah Henderson, Tyler Aldridge, Tyler Thornton, William McFather, Wyatt Preston, & Wyatt Wilson. Second Grade Alaina Tanner, Alexander Pascual, Alona Davis, Amanda Darr, Amante Tarver, Ayden Klein, Ayden Tomlinson, Bailee Carlton, Bralyn Haight, Breanna Barringer, Brodie Garmon, Brooklin Seay, Canaan Harris, Chanel Dallas, Conner Atwater, Damon Ferrer, Delana Barton, El auna Roberts, Eli Perkins, Elijah Llanes, Gabriel Hunlock, Gabrielle Bradley, Gene Moppert, Izabella Hayes, Izabella Preston, Jackson Crawford, Jackson Griffis, Javian Smith, Jaycee Elixson, Jayden Johnson, Joshua Davis, Kaiden Jenkins, Kanaan Waters, Kay den Cone Howard, Kaylin Taylor, Kendalyn Hall, Khloe Larsen, Kielee Leet, Kinzley Scott, Madyson Van Leeuwan, Lillian Jacobi, Malachil Bennett, Mariah Griffis, Mason Brown, Mason Carlton, Morgan Smith, Owen Parrish, Peyton Bennefiled, Rachel Harris, R a kenzie Watkins, Randy Randolph, Russell Wade, Rylan Hughes, Rylee McDowall, Sabrina Barnes, Saige Waters, Taylor Hunsinger, Zachary Jackson, Zavier Roberts, & Zoey McLaughlin. Third Grade Adrian Tucker, Alexia Cyr, Alyssa Cason, Anthony To dd, Antoinio Geist, Armani Quint, Ashton Pierce, Aubrey Gosha, Barry Andersen Davis, Brayden Williams, Brianna Taylor, Bristol Tetstone, Lake Butler Middle School A/B Honor Roll Students The following students worked hard during the first 9 weeks grading period and it shows, be cause here they are on the honor roll for making all As and Bs. Good work, kids! Fifth Grade Joseph Andrews, Rani Bell, Ashlyn Benefield, Jenna Bielling, Racheal Bloodsworth. Emmalee Boyett, Franklin Bridges, Chase Brown, Gabriel Castlen, Harlee Cook, Dallen Cox, Alexis Crews, Dailynn Croft, Shyla Crowe, Chloie Dalton, Judson Davis, Dyshaw Dawsey, Malena Dil lon, Dillon Duenas, Kutter Durrance, Lucas Forsgren, Jelissa Garcia, Jailie Gonzalez, Jahkwon Green, Ethan Hall, Blayne Hendricks, Eli Hendricks, Phillip Jackson, Jahkeria Johnson, Lily Kelly, Kole Kennington, Justin Kerschner, Trevor King, Zachary Lane, Jeremiah McKenzie, Karsen Middleton, Sa vannah Miller, Skyler Moates, Jolene Moore, Brody Nettles, Mackenzie Orton, Natalie Piggott, Troy Presley, Morgan Rogers, Kaylee Romero, Tifton Roseke, John Ryder, Surry Sharp, Hayley Sherrod, Thalia Shilts, Cian Smith, Shane Smith, Taylor Smith, Kamryn Southerland, Alexia Staffi eri, Braylon Strong, Scarlet Stroud, Krista Tanner, Desiree Thomas, Savannah Thompson, Violet Tucker, Jake Walker, RJ Wallace, Ava Westmoreland, Emily Whitehead, Connor Williams, Phillip Williams, Tucker Williams, Bo Wilson, Tyson Woodland, Jabari Young, Krista Young and Adam Zlo urhi. Sixth Grade Janiah Albritton, Kyler Barnett, Emilee Benton, Brook lyn Bingham, Wyatt Boehne, Brycen Boney, Kayli Carlisle, Gavin Chapman, Vivien Coldiron, Jimmy Cox, Dawson Crews, Dalton Dampier, Jewel Dekle, Grant Dicks, Devin Duenas, Duncan Dugger, Trestin Durant, Abigail Gain ey, Taylor Gay, Kendal Hamilton, Taliyah Harper, Jordon Hendricks, Kaden Hunt, Karli Jenkins, Klaryssa Kenning ton, Morgan Kirby, Kearstin Leet, Madison Locke, Kersey McSpadden, Giavanna Merola, Alyssa Monnett, Bobbie Jo Montford, Lily Neal, Makayla Nelson, Alexus Panozzo, Cameron Parrish, Tucker Parrish, Mackenzie Ring, Georgia Rizer, Brailyn Rose, Konner Rossiter, Lily Schibblehut, Aliyah Smith, Robert Smith, Kody Stalnaker, Sydney Taylor, Jason Thomas, Kaylee Thompson, Kayley Tomlinson, Baler Waters and Kylee Williams. Seventh Grade Cassandra Brannen, Ian Brannen, Ben Cabral, Kloe Crews, Bionca Cummings, Ella Dicks, Kristen Dyess, Zoey Fillyaw, Zachary Gainey, Kendall Gall, Natalie Gay, Ethan Graham, Grace Griffis, Ian Halfacre, Jayda Hendrieth, Jasmin James, Katelyn Jenkins, Perry Johnson, Kassen Junior, Jordan Lamb, Annaston Liston, Macy Malphurs, Drew Manning, Isabella Mauncy, Ethan Moody, Gabriele Mullins, Spencer Nugent, Ty Paytas, Faith Pringle, Emily Richards, Caleb Ripplinger, Anieca Robins, Kyndall Robinson, Carson Rogers, Auntrell Ross, Kasey Schaffer, Hannah Sherrod, Kyler Thornton, An gela Tucker, Kale Waters, Karleigh White and Emily Wilson. Eighth Grade Christopher Alvarez, Kyla Boney, Alauna Brown, McKen zie Clemons, Josie Croft, Jody Dubose, Reghan Dukes, Jean Dure, Dezmond Edwards, Lillyanne French, Sierra Garland, Elica Gustin, Will Hardin, Trinity Hines, Sabrena Howard, Nathan Humphreys, Lucas Johns, Kyra Jordan, Landon Klein, Latianna Lee, Cheyann Leshuk, Nobel Maddux, Alaurie McClellon, Makayla McKenzie, William Mello, Tajh Merrix, Sabrina Miller, Kimberly Palmer, Tori Polbos, Keith Stanley, Jadyn Starling, Chaz Strayer, Ethan Thomas, Han nah Warren, Natalie Waters and Ariana Watts.
Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 Union County Times 5A 386-496-9656 620 East Main Street Lake Butler, FL 32054(Across from Subway Plaza) Kaylie Hendricks and Bryce Hunt. Sellers and Kyler Thornton.
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF FLORIDA IN AND FOR UNION COUNTY CIVIL ACTION CASE NO. 16000112CA UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, acting through the United States Department of Agriculture, Rural Development, f/k/a Farmers Home Administration, a/k/a Rural Housing Service, Plaintiff, vs, STEPHEN L. HESLAR et. al, Defendants. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that pursuant to a Summary Final Judg ment of Foreclosure entered on Oc tober 31, 2017, by the above entitled Court in the above styled cause, the undersigned Clerk of Court or any of her duly authorized deputies, will sell the property situated in Union Coun ty, Florida, described as: A parcel of land lying, being and sit uate in the South 1/2 of the SE 1/4 of NW 1/4 of Section 13, Township 6 South, Range 18 East, Union Coun ty, Florida; more particularly de scribed as follows: Commence at the intersection of the North right of way line of Coun ty Road Number S-239-A (formerly State Road Number S-239-A) (80 foot right of way) with the West right of way line of County Road Number S-239-A (formerly State Road Num ber S-239-A) (80 foot right of way) said North right of way line, a dis tance of 891.00 feet to the Point of Beginning of the hereinafter de scribed parcel of land: Thence con continuing along said North right of way line, a distance of 60.00 feet; distance of 413.63 feet; thence run of 114.48 feet; thence run North feet to the intersection with the North line of the aforesaid South 1/2 of SE 1/4 of NW 1/4 of Section 13; thence said North line of the South 1/2 of SE 1/4 of NW 1/4 of Section 13, a distance of 175.03 feet; thence run 646.18 feet to the Point of Beginning. at public outcry to the highest and best bidder for cash on January 18, 2018 in the lobby of the Union Coun ty Courthouse, 55 W. Main St., Lake Butler, FL 32054, subject to all ad va lorem taxes and assessments for the real property described above. 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. REQUESTS FOR ACCOMMODA TIONS BY PERSONS WITH DIS ABILITIES If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in this proceed ing, you are entitled at no cost to you, to the provision of certain as sistance. Please contact ADA Coor dinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 E. Universi ty Ave, Gainesville, FL 32601; Tele phone (352)337-6237, at least 7 days before your scheduled court appear ance, or immediately upon receiving this notification if the time before the scheduled appearance is less than 7 days; if you are hearing or voice im paired, call 711. DATED on November 1, 2017. KELLIE HENDRICKS CONNELL Clerk of Circuit Court 55 W. Main Street Lake Butler, FL 32054 BY: Crystal Norman Deputy Clerk Frederick J. Murphy, Jr,, Esquire Boswell & Dunlap LLP Post Office Drawer 30 Bartow,FL 33831 E-Service: email@example.com Attorneys for Plaintiff Telephone (863) 533-7117 Fax (863) 533-7412 11/9 2tchg 11/16-UCT ASSESSMENTS the Florida Green Finance Authority pursuant to Sections 163.08(4) and 197.3632(3)(a), Florida Statutes, of its intent to use the uniform method of collecting non-ad valorem assess ments for more than one year to be levied within the area encompassed by the boundaries of Baker County, Florida; Bay County, Florida; Brad ford County, Florida; Calhoun County, Florida; Citrus County, Florida; Clay County, Florida; Columbia Coun ty, Florida; DeSoto County, Florida; Dixie County, Florida; Flagler Coun ty, Florida; Franklin County, Florida, Gadsden County, Florida; Gilchrist County, Florida; Glades County, Florida; Gulf County, Florida; Ham ilton County, Florida; Hardee Coun ty, Florida; Hendry County, Florida; Hernando County, Florida; Highlands County, Florida; Holmes County, Florida; Jackson County, Florida; Jefferson County, Florida; Lafayette County, Florida; Liberty County, Flor ida; Madison County, Florida; Mon roe County, Florida; Nassau County, Florida; Okaloosa County, Florida; Okeechobee County, Florida; Putnam County, Florida; Santa Rosa County, Florida; St. Johns County, Florida; Suwannee County, Florida; Taylor County, Florida; Union County, Flor ida; Wakulla County, Florida; Walton County, Florida; Washington County, Florida, and any additional counties or municipalities of the State of Flor ida subsequently joining the Authori the cost of providing energy conser vation and efficiency improvements, renewable energy improvements and wind resistance improvements, in accordance with Section 163.08, Florida Statutes (collectively Qual valorem assessments contemplated by this notice are voluntary and only imposed by the Authority with the pri or written consent of affected property owners who wish to obtain financing for Qualifying Improvements from the Authority. The Board will consider the adoption of a resolution electing to use the uniform method of collect ing such assessments as authorized by Section 197.3632, Florida Stat utes, at a public hearing to be held at 2:00 p.m., EST, December 7, 2017, at the Town of Mangonia Park Mu nicipal Center located at 1755 East Tiffany Drive, Mangonia Park, Florida 33407. Such resolution will state the need for the levy and will contain a legal description of the boundaries of the real property that may be subject to the levy. Copies of the proposed form of resolution are on file at the Special District Services, Inc., 2501A Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410. All interested persons are invited to attend and present oral comments at the public hearing and/ or submit written comments to the Au thority through its Manager at 2501A Burns Road, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida 33410. Written comments should be received by the Authority on or before December 1, 2017. Any persons desiring to present oral com ments should appear at the public hearing. In the event any person decides to appeal any decision by the Board with respect to any matter relating to the consideration of the resolution at the referenced public hearing, a record of the proceeding may be needed and in such an event, such person may need to ensure that a verbatim record of the public hearing is made, which record includes the testimony and ev idence on which the appeal is to be based. In accordance with the Amer icans with Disabilities Act of 1990 and Section 286.26, Florida Statutes, per sons with disabilities needing special accommodation to participate in such public hearing should contact Special District Services, Inc. at 561-6304922 and/or toll free at 1-877-7374922 at least forty-eight (48) hours prior to the date of the public hearing. DATED this 19th day of October, 2017. By Order of: BOARD OF SUPER VISORS OF THE FLORIDA GREEN FINANCE AUTHORITY www.flgfa.org 11/9 4tchg 11/30-UCT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the ordinance, which title hereinafter appears, will be considered for en actment by the City Commission of the City of Lake Butler, Florida, at a public hearing on November 21, 2017 at 6:00 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 or dinance. The title of said ordinance reads, as follows: ORDINANCE NO. 2017-05 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LAKE BUTLER, FLORIDA; PROVID ING FOR AMENDING THE CODE OF ORDINANCES BY AMENDING SECTION 14-1 ENTITLED BUILD INGS AND BUILDING REGULA TIONS, ADOPTION OF CODES PERTAINING TO BUILDINGS, TO ADOPT THE MOST RECENT VER SION OF THE FLORIDA BUILDING CODE; PROVIDING FOR AMEND ING THE MOST RECENT VERSION OF FLORIDA BUILDING CODE TO ADD LOCAL TECHNICAL AMEND MENTS REGARDING ADDITIONAL ELEVATION OF DWELLINGS, EN CLOSED AREAS BELOW DESIGN FLOOD ELEVATION, AND ADDI TIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR ENCLOSED AREAS; PROVIDING SEVERABILITY; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The public hearing may be continued to one or more future date. Any inter ested party shall be advised that the dates, times and places of any contin uation of the public hearing shall be announced during the public hearing and that no further notices regarding the matter will be published, unless said continuation exceeds six calen dar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearing. All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decisions made at the public hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, they may need to en sure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Any person requiring auxiliary aids and services at this meeting may at 386.496.3401 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Florida Relay Service at 1.800.955.8770 or 1.800.955.8771. 11/9 1tchg-UCT NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the ordinance, which title hereinafter appears, will be considered for en actment by the City Commission of the City of Lake Butler, Florida, at a public hearing on November 21, 2017 at 6:00 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 or dinance. The title of said ordinance reads, as follows: ORDINANCE NO. 2017-04 AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF LAKE BUTLER, FLORIDA, AMEND ING THE CITY OF LAKE BUTLER LAND DEVELOPMENT REGULA TIONS, AS AMENDED, PURSUANT TO AN APPLICATION, LDR 1701, BY THE CITY COMMISSION; PROVIDING FOR DELETING AND REPLACING IN ITS ENTIRETY AR TICLE EIGHT ENTITLED FLOOD DAMAGE PREVENTION REGULA TIONS TO COMPLY WITH FEDER AL EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT AGENCY REGULATIONS: PROVID ING SEVERABILITY; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE The public hearing may be continued to one or more future date. Any inter ested party shall be advised that the dates, times and places of any contin uation of the public hearing shall be announced during the public hearing and that no further notices regarding the matter will be published, unless said continuation exceeds six calen dar weeks from the date of the above referenced public hearing. All persons are advised that, if they decide to appeal any decisions made at the public hearing, they will need a record of the proceedings and, for such purpose, they may need to en sure that a verbatim record of the proceedings is made, which record includes the testimony and evidence upon which the appeal is to be based. Any person requiring auxiliary aids and services at this meeting may at 386.496.3401 at least 48 hours prior to the meeting. If you are hearing or speech impaired, please contact the Florida Relay Service at 1.800.955.8770 or 1.800.955.8771. 11/9 1tchg-UCT Pursuant to Section 865.09, Florida Statutes, notice is hereby given that the undersigned, Land and Homes Real Estate Brokers, LLC, 6074 W. State Road 238, Lake Butler, Florida 32054, sole owner, doing business under the firm name of: Land and Homes, 6074 W. State Road 238, Lake Butler, Florida 32054, intends to register said fictitious name under the aforesaid statute. Dated this 30th day of October, 2017, in Union County. 11/9 1tchg-UCT The Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc. Board of Directors will hold a meeting for the Nominating Committee Members on Monday, November 20, 2017, 9;30 A.M. at Su wannee River Economic Council, Inc. Administration Office located at 1171 Nobles Ferry Road NW in Live Oak, Florida. 11/9 1tchg-UCT The Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc. Board of Directors will hold a meeting of the Board of Direc tors on Monday, December 4, 2017, 6:00 P.M. at the Suwannee River Economic Council, Inc., Senior Cen ter located at 1171 Nobles Ferry Rd NW in Live Oak, Florida. 11/9 1tchg-UCT Legals 2017-2018 A/B Honor Roll, 1 st Nine Weeks Kindergarten Austin Shaw, Bella Banks, Bryee Harden, Cameron Freeman, Daelan Courson, Evan Wyatt, Fayla Holmes, Frances ca Thomas, Giavanna Thomas, Harper Forbes, Havenly King, Ian Hadlock, Jakaila Cummings, James Webb, Joseph Marmon, Julianna Fulton-Tomidajewicz, Justin Higginbotham, Kalayh Odom, Kenly Combs, Kilen Johnson, Ki ley Starling, Kmari Jackson, Kyleigh McSpadden, Landon Ford, Marley Robbins, Matthew Elliott, Matthew Mar chiano, Matthew Wylin, Naliana Hampton, Naomi Croft, Naomi Hofmann, Quayde Page, Shelby Starling, Stellan Wilson, Sutton Sharp, & Teyah Jordan. First Grade Aaliyah Jackson, Abigail Melton, Aiden Mitchell, Alayah Jefferson, Alexcia Edenfield, Allie Salanci, Arabella Gaultney, Brale Schill, Brayden Alexander, Brilan Cliffin, Brooklyn Coffman, Bryar Staier, Brylee Gay, Carley Ray, Cayden Harold, Clayton Perry, Daylon Harris, Elizabeth Lamb, Ella Brannen, Eric Hall, Gracelyn Jackson, Gracin Sharp, Harley Johnson, Heath Benton, Hunter Baker, Issac Johnson, Jacob Thompson, Joanna Glaspy, John Keen, Kayla Poston, Kayliana Cummings, Kent Cox, Kiley Gibson, Kimberlee Smith, Koleson Tetstone, Kylee Bell, Leigha Bell, Mallory Manning, Mason Engram, Michael Kirkland, Mikayla Perron, Myron New, Natalee Barton, Nyla Smith, Peyton McRannolds, Phillip Watts, Preston Graham, Rhylee Schaffer, Riddhi Patel, Sophia Elixson, Suniyah Henderson, Tyler Aldridge, Tyler Thornton, William McFather, Wyatt Preston, & Wyatt Wilson. Second Grade Alaina Tanner, Alexander Pascual, Alona Davis, Amanda Darr, Amante Tarver, Ayden Klein, Ayden Tomlinson, Bailee Carlton, Bralyn Haight, Breanna Barringer, Brodie Garmon, Brooklin Seay, Canaan Harris, Chanel Dallas, Conner Atwater, Damon Ferrer, Delana Barton, Elauna Roberts, Eli Perkins, Elijah Llanes, Gabriel Hunlock, Ga brielle Bradley, Gene Moppert, Izabella Hayes, Izabella Preston, Jackson Crawford, Jackson Griffis, Javian Smith, Jaycee Elixson, Jayden Johnson, Joshua Davis, Kaiden Jenkins, Kanaan Waters, Kayden Cone-Howard, Kaylin Taylor, Kendalyn Hall, Khloe Larsen, Kielee Leet, Kinzley Scott, Madyson Van Leeuwan, Lillian Jacobi, Malachil Bennett, Mariah Griffis, Mason Brown, Mason Carlton, Morgan Smith, Owen Parrish, Peyton Bennefiled, Rachel Harris, Rakenzie Watkins, Randy Randolph, Russell Wade, Rylan Hughes, Rylee McDowall, Sabrina Barnes, Saige Waters, Taylor Hunsinger, Zachary Jackson, Zavier Roberts, & Zoey McLaughlin. Third Grade Adrian Tucker, Alexia Cyr, Alyssa Cason, Anthony Todd, Antoinio Geist, Armani Quint, Ashton Pierce, Aubrey Gosha, Barry Andersen-Davis, Brayden Williams, Brianna Taylor, Bristol Tetstone, Bronson Haight, Brooke Hunt, Cameron Bacon, Caylee Harrison, Cole Fillyaw, Dalton Bacon, Edward Durant, Elijah Preston, Emmalee Dan iels, Gabriella Parrish, Irmarhi Green, Jaiden Leet, Jaslyn Thomas, Judd Connell, Justine Tarver, Kalan Howard, Landon Register, Lucy Cabral, Madelyn Croft, Madison Andrews, Malik Hendricks, Mia Kent, Michael Hill, Na talie Thames, Nelson Ward, Orson Dicks, Paul Dinatelo, Preston Flick, Princess Maxwell, Rayne Harper, Riley Gibson, Serenity Rainey, Seth Richard Thomas, Sym phony Snyder, Tywana Smith, Walker Richards, Zachary Yandle, Zekie Velazquez, Zoey Accordino, & Zulma Go mez-Gomez. Fourth Grade Aiden Hancock, Alexis Morris, Amry Sullivan, Ayden Stout, Bailey Varnes, Blake Wimpy, Braelyn Slater, Carolena Rangila, Carsyn Dukes, Case Elixson, Chelsea Wa ters, Codi Huntley, Dakota Gathright, Dalton Broskey, Derrick Brock, Devin Brown, Ella McRae, Emma Newman, Emyra Strawder, Garrett Keen, Grace Hobson, Hannah Rollins, Harbor Belot, Hunter Garber, Hunter Griffis, Jackson Thames, Jacob Scott, Jada Childs, Jesse Dicks, John Boyette, John Brannen, Justice Rocha, Justus Erwin, Kaitlyn Parrish, Karli Tanner, Katelyn Seay, Kayla Manucy, Keegan Shuler, Kelley Rollins, Kenli Jenkins, Kerissa Seay, Landon Jones, Leanne Dicks, Cooper Van Leeuwan, Lillie Lane, Lilly Hall, Logan Johnson, Matthew Godwin, Mir ical Buchanan, Natalie Campbell, Mykeria Mack, Ryan Mauga, Selah Tompkins, Shane Stokes, Sierra Bell, Stefani Nash, Summer Shaw, Sydni Faulk, Tariyah Hunter, Terriana Holton, Trent Hines, Tucker Sefcik, Vanessa Raymond, Wyatt Barber, & Wyatt Elixson, UC Library Programs Offer Education and Holiday Fun BY TRACY LEE TATE UCT Editor Things are busy at the Union County Public Library with the Fall and Winter preschool Storytime programs and the adult program schedules both set through early December. For the preschoolers, Storytime takes place on Thursdays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Upcoming programs include Talk Turkey (Nov. 16), Go Cruising (Nov. 30) and Be Merry! (Dec. 7). There will be no program on Nov. 23 and the program on Dec. 7 will be offered only at 10 a.m. For the adults, programs are held on the second Tuesday of each month from 6-7:30 p.m. and are free and open to adults ages 18 and up. The Nov. 14 program will feature Festive Fall Foods, while the December program, on Dec. 12, will focus on Crafty Creations for Christmas. Both programs promise to be a great deal of fun and will help to get participants ready for the onslaught of the holiday season. Everyone is encouraged to visit the library and see all of the wonderful, entertaining and educational material they have on hand. Books and videos are great for the coming days when the kids are out of school and recorded books can make any holiday trip more enjoyable. Come and see what your library has to offer YOU! UCHS Class of 1963 to Meet The UCHS Class of 1963 is having a lunch on Wed., Dec. 6 at noon at the Steakhouse in Starke. Friends are welcome. Please contact Sharon Berry at 904-5535123 or firstname.lastname@example.org VFW Post 10082 Open Mic Night The VFW Post 10082, located off S.R. 231 in Lake Butler, is hosting an Open Mic Night on Saturday, Nov. 18 from 7-11 p.m. Jr. Crews and the Raiford Boys will be there. You do not have to be a member to attend or participate, so come on out and join the fun. City Seeks Sponsors for Christmas Parade The annual City of Lake Butler Christmas Parade is being held on Dec. 16 at 6 p.m. The city is asking the community to assist with making this event a success through sponsorships, helping them provide Santas gift bags for the children of Union County. Santa will be giving these bags to the children immediately after the parade under the Christmas tree at Lakeside Park. All contributions are tax-deductible and all sponsors will be acknowledged in the Union County Times after the event. Contact Lake Butler City Hall at 386-496-3401 with any questions. Free clothes at Fellowship Baptist Free clothing for all sizes and ages at Fellowship Baptist Church in Raiford. Winter coats are also available. Open in the second Saturday of each month from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Lake Butler Social Club on Saturdays Lonely? Looking for something to do on Saturday evenings? Non-smoking, nondrinking, good clean fun? The Lake Butler Social Club offers a live band, dancing, a potluck dinner and good fellowship. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner is served at 7 p.m. and the dancing begins at 7:30 p.m., all at the Lake Butler Community Center. Admission is $10 for members and $12 for guests. Call Joe Miller at 352-284-9473 for more information. UC Recreation Board meets monthly Union Countys Recreation Board meets every second Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the Pop Warner building. VFW Post 10082 plays bingo The VFW Post 10082, located off S.R. 231 in Lake Butler, has bingo on Thursdays at 7 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to come on out and play. 6A Union County Times Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017
getting pretty nervous in the fourth set, but added that she and her teammates decided they didnt want their season to end. If they had to go out, they were going to go out giving all they had. What happened was the Tigers scored four straight points with Beatty serving to take a 20-19 lead. A tip by Fulgham led to the first point during that span, while her block kept play alive and eventually led to an attack error by the Hornets for the second point. Lafayette then failed to make a play on a free ball sent over by Fulgham. Kish added a back-row kill before a side-out. It was tied at 22-22 when an serving. Summer Fulgham had two kills during that span, but the Hornets hurt themselves with mistakes as they did throughout the set. Madelyn Kish had two kills that helped Union go up 11-4. Kish later held serve with a 21-15 lead. The Tigers closed it out, capitalizing on a Beatty kill and three Lafayette errors. Lafayette came out much better in the second set as the teams remained close, but with a 15-9 lead, the Hornets scored seven straight points with Autumn Smith serving. They had one kill during that span, but every other point came off of Union errors. The Tigers just never got back into the game, which Lafayette closed out with two straight points behind the serve of Sarah Hamlin. Kills by Kish and Beatty gave the Tigers early leads in the third set, but Lafayette gradually began pulling away. Two kills by Kish and one by Fulgham helped Union remain close until the Hornets scored six straight points with Haley Ellefson serving to go up 23-13. Ellefson helped her teams cause with an ace and a back-row kill. The Tigers showed a little life late, scoring two straight points with Adams serving to make it 24-18 before Lafayette ended the set with a kill. Union built a 7-3 lead in the fourth set, scoring three straight points with Emily ONeal serving. The Hornets later took a 13-10 lead after scoring five straight points before a Kish kill forced a side-out. Two points with Kish serving evened the score, but Lafayette scored four straight points with Smith serving to go up 19-15. Beatty admitted that she was BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer In winning the Region 3-1A championship last year, the Union County High School volleyball team swept Lafayette. The Hornets proved to be a tougher out this year, but the Tigers rallied from behind in the fourth set, fighting off match point in the process, and won the tiebreaker set by six points to capture their second straight Region 3 title by a 3-2 ( 25-15, 10-25, 18-25, 27-25, 15-9) score on Nov. 2 in Mayo. This year was more of a fight, but it feels even better than last year, senior Taylor Beatty said. After Kylie Stevens matchwinning kill, it was difficult for first-year head coach Jordan Windham to compose herself. Its insane, she said. It is amazing. Im emotional just thinking about it. We knew, coming into this game, it was going to be like crazy tough. The Tigers (13-11) rolled to a rather easy win in the first set, but seemed to be on the ropes after dropping the second and third sets and trailing in the fourth. Senior Madison Adams admitted her team was a little down after losing the third set, but that fourth game, we stepped it up at the end and came back together. By rallying, the Tigers avoided being swept by the Hornets this season, who beat Union three times during the regular season. Beatty was proud of her teammates for not giving up when things looked dire. They couldve easily rolled over and died, Beatty said. They didnt. That makes me proud because I knew they were fighting for me just as much as I was fighting for them. Windham said, They pulled it together. They fought. They adjusted. They worked their butts off and amazingly came out with this super-crazy win. I couldnt be more proud of them. Union will now host a state semifinal game against Williston (21-4) on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 2 p.m. The winner will play for the 1A championship on Friday, Nov. 17, at 1 p.m. at the University of North Florida in Jacksonville. The Tigers got off to a fast start, scoring the first eight points of the first set with Beatty Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, Nov. 9, 2017 News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake Region This Certificate Redeemable for (904)964-8061 JOIN US Great Specials all week!! Friday Night November 10The Fighting Tornadoes Special 10 oz USDA Sirloin with choice of potato and Salad bar only $9.99 Saturday November 11 Veterans Day Special All Day, join us in Honoring our Veterans. All Veterans with ID 50% off on their meal Mon, Tues, WedNovember 13 th 15 thHot Bar Special 11-4 Enjoy our delicious Hot Bar for Only $7.99 Friday Night Saturday U.S. Hwy 301 South | Starke FL 904-964-8061 The Keystone Heights High School alumni team won Bumping out breast cancer BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Bradford High Schools football team earned a numberone seed and will be joined by Keystone Heights and Union County in the regional playoffs, which begin Friday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m. The Tornadoes (8-1) will host Keystone in a Region 2-4A semifinal. Keystone (4-5) earned the regions number-four seed, while Dunnellon (7-2) and Trenton (8-2) earned the numbertwo and number-three seeds, respectively. In Region 3-1A, Union (64) earned the number-four seed and will travel to play top seed Madison County (10-0). Dixie County (10-0) and Lafayette (81) earned that regions numbertwo and number-three seeds. In the past, the top two teams in each district advanced to the regional playoffs, but the Florida High School Athletic Association has implemented a new points system to determine postseason qualifiers, eliminating districts in classes 1A-4A. Opponents records at the end Bradford, Keystone, Union all make football playoffs
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For more information, please call Gretchen Brooks at 904-966-6918 or Christi Hudson at 904-966-6179. Starkes 13 th annual Shop With a Cop will be here before you know it, so now is the time to make a donation and help bring a little Christmas joy to Bradford County youth. The event scheduled for Thursday, Dec. 14, and Friday, Dec. 15 allows children to enjoy a shopping spree at Walmart of Starke. Children are escorted by members of various law-enforcement agencies as well as members of the Department of Corrections. Teachers at Bradford County elementary schools select children who have needs (financial, emotional or psychological), yet are still striving to do their best in school and be outstanding citizens. The program has grown from 34 participants and a one-day event in its first year to now serving hundreds over the course of two days. More than 200 Bradford County elementary students participated last year. That growth or the events existence wouldnt be possible without the support of a caring community. Starke Police Department Maj. Barry Warren said without the kindness shown by businesses and individuals, this program would not be such a valuable asset to this community. As he witnessed last years event, Starke Police Chief Jeff Johnson said, You see how much this community loves the people in it. They invest in this community. They invest in the kids. The deadline for donations is Friday, Dec. 8. Checks should be made payable to: Starke Police Department Shop With a Cop. Donations can be mailed to: Starke Police Department, Attn: Maj. Barry Warren, 830 Edwards Road, Starke, FL 32091. Warren is also available to pick up donations. You may contact him at 352-494-3326 (cell), 904-964-5400 (Starke Police Department) or 904368-1384 (office). He may also be contacted via email at email@example.com. If youd like to experience what the event is all about, visit YouTube and search for Starke Shop With a Cop. Florida Secretary of State Ken Detzner will be one of the featured speakers at the Veterans Day ceremony at Camp Blanding on Saturday, Nov. 11, at 11 a.m. The event is sponsored by the Camp Blanding Museum. Brig. Gen. Trey Chauncey, the Florida Army National Guards assistant adjutant general for Training, Installations and Programs, will also speak. Rep. Bobby Payne will be a special guest as well. For more information, please call Greg Parsons at 904-6823196. An event featuring a live auction, silent auction, chickenand-rice dinners and live music will be held Saturday, Nov. 11, at noon at the National Guard armory on Edwards Road in Starke to benefit Zeb Bennett. Bennett, the 19-year-old son of John Bennett and Becky Malphurs, has Hodgkin lymphoma. Bids for the silent auction will begin at noon, which is also when pre-registration for the live auction begins. Bidding for the silent auction lasts until 2:30 p.m., while the live auction will be 1-2:30 p.m. Chicken-and-rice dinners can be purchased beginning at 12:30 p.m. for $7. Dinners include green beans, bread and sweet/unsweet tea. You may order plates to go ahead of time by calling/texting John Bennett at 386-365-7836. Brett Russell and the Hamptonites will provide musical entertainment beginning at 2:30 p.m. Shane Thornton will also be appearing. Monetary donations in support of Zeb Bennett will be accepted at the door or via Go Fund Me (Team Zeb Believe). Visit Team Zeb Believe on Facebook for more information. error by Lafayette with ONeal serving gave the Tigers a onepoint lead. Ellefsons kill forced side-out and tied the score again. A Fulgham block led to another side-out, but the Hornets Ellefson responded with a kill. It was 24-24 with Ellefson serving. A Union error gave the Hornets a 25-24 lead. Lafayette needed just one more point, but a kill by Kish forced side-out. Lafayette committed two straight attack errors with Kish serving to give the Tigers the 2725 win. We came together and really played hard there, Adams said of the fourth set. There was a lot of teamwork there. A 4-3 advantage in the fifth set turned into a 6-3 advantage with ONeal serving. The Tigers got two service points each from Fulgham and Kish in building a 12-5 lead. A Beatty kill forced a side-out and give the Tigers Adams a serve with a 13-6 lead. During a time out, Windham told her team, Listen, we have to get two before they get nine. We can do that, but we cannot let them get nine points. It just cannot happen. It didnt. Though an Adams service error led to side-out, which was followed by two more Lafayette points off a kill by Hamlin and a Union error, Stevens had a kill to force the last side-out of the match. Beatty stepped in to serve, and after the Hornets failed to capitalize on two free balls, Stevens made them pay with the match-ending kill. Kish led the Tigers in kills with 14, while Fulgham and Beatty had seven and six, respectively. Kish added 14 service points, five aces and nine digs. Brooke Waters had eight digs, while Adams and ONeal each had seven. Adams had 28 assists, while Fulgham added four blocks. The Tigers now prepare to play their third straight team this postseason that has more than 20 wins on its resume. Beatty knows a little of what to expect from the Red Devils as her experience playing club ball has her familiar with some of their players. I know that its not going to be easy, Beatty said. From here on out, its not easy. Tonight wasnt easy, but were going to give it our all. Thats all we can ask. Windham expects nothing less than the tenacious effort she saw on the court against Lafayette. Well figure out what were facing and what we need to do to win and well come out raring and rolling, because we are not done, Windham said. We are not done until we get to Jacksonville. We do not want to stop. The winner between Union and Williston will face either Blountstown (21-7) or Sneads (24-4) for the state title. Sneads is attempting to win its fifth straight title. TITLE Continued from 1B BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Do you need to take Financial Accounting, but dont relish the thought of taking a difficult course in one semester, due to time constraints or other reasons? Santa Fe College has your solution in the form of Principles of Accounting 1 and Principles of Accounting 2, both of which will be offered at the Andrews Center in the spring and taught by Daneen Adams. Really, its the course Financial Accounting, Adams said. We cover the chapters Financial Accounting covers, but we break the book into two parts: Principles 1 and Principles 2. Adams, who has taught classes at the Andrews Center for 11 years and who has taught at Santa Fe a total of 16 years (following four years as an adjunct instructor), said the reason she began teaching the Principles of Accounting classes is because they make a challenging course in Financial Accounting a little easier for those who are dualenrolled high school students. The pre-requisites required still prohibit a lot of dualenrolled students from taking the classes, Adams said. However, the Principles of Accounting classes are appealing to those who are juggling responsibilities besides school. Its slower-paced and more doable, especially if youre taking other classes or working, Adams said. A lot of people, it seems like theyre doing more than just going to school. Theyre trying to juggle a lot. For the ones who have families, the ones who are working, it is nice. Adams said she has heard that Financial Accounting is considered one of the hardest classes in the U.S. in terms of the number of people who either drop or fail the class. Breaking it up into the two Principles of Accounting classes may make it a little more manageable, but make no mistake its still difficult. Adams said for students to be successful, they have to come to class and put in the work. Showing up unprepared for exams is not going to cut it. I try to keep them on track, Adams said. Thats the most important thing letting them know what theyre in for and kind of keeping them on track. Not every student will succeed. Adams knows that, but that doesnt mean she doesnt do her best in trying to make every student understand the class material. Of course Id love 100 percent of the students to understand it, Adams said, but its accounting. Its a difficult course. Some are going to grasp it more than others. My true goal is Id love 100 percent of the people to understand 100 percent of the material. Thats my goal, so I keep trying. Adams, who grew up in Pennsylvania, said she wasnt sure what she wanted to do career-wise when she began attending the University of Pittsburgh. She gave a thought to possibly becoming an elementary school teacher, but she said for some reason, she began taking courses that resulted in her earning a degree in business administration. In thinking about where she wanted to go with that degree, Adams said she decided to return to school to major in accounting. The subject was something she took a shine to. I had a great teacher, Adams said. I think she just made it so exciting. I just loved the material. Adams earned a masters degree as well, which set her up for teaching. She worked as a CPA for five or six years and enjoyed it, but that earlier desire to teach never left her. She worked as an adjunct instructor at Santa Fe for four years to make sure it was a fit for me. Shes been there ever since. It kind of came full circle, Adams said. I thought I wanted to teach elementary, but Im teaching college. I think it suits Adams helps SFC students understand principles of accounting will be teaching spring semester College Andrews Help spread Christmas joy by donating to Starke Shop With a Cop Florida secretary of state to speak at Blanding Veterans Day ceremony Nov. 11 auction event to Bennett BCSO to host 6th annual Senior Expo on Nov. 16 Summer straight Region second straight berth in the Union will host Williston on
BY CHUCK DOWLING Special to the Telegraph-TimesMonitor It took the squad coming back from a 24-12 halftime deficit, but the Keystone Heights Indians are headed to the postseason for the first time since 2014 after defeating visiting Pierson Taylor 34-31 for homecoming on Nov. 3. After losing five straight midseason, the Indians (4-5) will now enter the playoffs winners of two straight. The team will play at Bradford (8-1) on Friday, Nov. 10, at 7:30 p.m. Keystone jumped both Mount Dora (5-4) and The Villages (55), which beat the Indians 40-14 in Keystone just a few weeks ago, to earn the fourth seed in Region 2-4A. With things still uncertain after the game, head coach Chuck Dickinson stated, I think we still got a chance. All we did was take care of what we could. Their win over the Wildcats (7-3) began with a big return by Colton Crane, who actually fumbled the ball forward, but the Indians were able to fall on it. Three plays later, on third-and-4, Ty Friedlin had the home sides first first down of the game. Unfortunately, the drive stalled when Briar Smith fumbled the ball away, and Pierson Taylor took over at their own 28. On the Wildcats opening possession, they kept it on the ground. They crossed midfield with a 25-yard run to the Indians 35 before junior running back Jaden Reeves eventually punched it in from 2 yards out with 6:49 remaining in the first quarter. Neftaly Paulinos extra point made it a 7-0 ballgame. Taylor decided to kick to Crane again, and again he made them pay for it with a big return to his own 45. Blake Sanders carried it to the the 50 on the following play, and then on his very next carry went 50 more for the score. Alex Cruzs PAT attempt was blocked, and Keystone still trailed, 7-6. The Wildcats returned the ensuing kickoff all the way to the Indians 30. Reeves fumbled, but fell on it with 4:43 remaining in the first. Facing third-and-7, Daniel Gemeinhardt rumbled 13 yards. Taylor kept with the ground game and got all the way to the 1-yard line, but on thirdand-goal with 1:51 remaining, an illegal procedure moved them back 5 yards. They could only get 2 of them back on the next play and had to settle for a 21yard field goal to go up 10-6 with 1:04 left in the opening quarter. The Wildcats had seemed to learn their lesson at this point, Indians rally for 34-31 homecoming win over Taylor BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer It was a shaky first-half performance for the Bradford High School football team, but the Tornadoes scored five second-half touchdowns in defeating host Middleburg 41-24 on Nov. 3. The Tornadoes (8-1) trailed 17-7 at the half, but got an early spark in the second on an interception return for a score by lineman D.J. Mackey. The offense then added four more touchdowns three of which covered more than 30 yards. They dont give up, Bradford head coach Brian Tomlinson said of his players. That says a lot about this team. Championship teams find a way to win. With the Florida High School Athletic Association changing its playoff format, teams in Class 1A-4A no longer play for district championships. So the first championship Bradford can try to win is the Region 2-4A title. The first step begins Friday, Nov. 10, when the Tornadoes host Keystone Heights (4-5) in a Region 2 semifinal at 7:30 p.m. Bradford earned its regions top seed based on its regular season (see related story). I cant wait to see where this goes, Tomlinson said. Bradford struggled with offensive consistency in the first half against Middleburg, punting on its first four possessions. Meanwhile, the Broncos (19) built a 10-0 lead, with the first seven points coming at the conclusion of a 90-yard drive. A 25-yard pass from Garrett Blanchett to Kevin Littles turned a first down at 10-yard line to a first down at the 35. Blanchett then hit Andrew Thomas with a pass along the sideline that resulted in a 62-yard touchdown with 10:31 to play in the second quarter. A 39-yard run by Tyler Bryant later in the quarter put the Broncos at the Bradford 11. Middleburg could get no closer and settled for a field goal to go up 10-0 at the 6:10 mark. The Tornadoes began clicking on offense, picking up chunks of yardage. Jeremiah Vaughn had a 13-yard run to start Bradfords ensuing possession, followed by an 18-yard pass from Zion Barber to Chris Cummings. Tally Chandler then had a 10-yard run before Cummings took a Barber pass and turned it into a 24yard gain to the Middleburg 6. A holding penalty and a fumble backed the Tornadoes up to the 15, but a 10-yard reception by Cummings put them back at the 5. A 4-yard run by Barber set up his own 1-yard plunge into the end zone. Barbers PAT cut the Broncos lead to 10-7 with 2:55 remaining in the half. Middleburgs Tanner Nobles returned the ensuing kickoff 28 yards to the Bradford 49, with a 15-yard penalty on the play setting the Broncos up at the Bradford 33. Bradfords Jaquez Mosley dropped Bryant for a 2-yard loss on second-and-10, but Bryant then took a screen pass and turned it into a 35-yard touchdown at the 1:49 mark. The PAT put Middleburg up 17-7. Though it gave up four plays of 25 yards or more in the first half, the Bradford defense provided a spark to start the second half when Mackey batted a Blanchett pass, caught it and ran approximately 30 yards for a touchdown. Barbers PAT made it 17-14 a minute into the second half. Mackey has shown a knack for batting passes near the line of scrimmage as his game continues to develop. The fact that he turned one of those into an interception didnt surprise Tomlinson. Hes figured out that, Hey, I dont have to make sacks. I can just jump up and knock the ball down. He has some of the best hands on the team, Tomlinson said. The Tornadoes were close to entering the fourth quarter still trailing, but a 6-yard run by Barber on a fake punt changed that. Barbers run resulted in a first down at the Bradford 39. Vaughn broke loose for a touchdown run from there, with Barbers PAT making the score 21-17 with 59 seconds left in the third quarter. Bradford went on to score on its next three offensive series. A 56-yard drive ended in four plays, with Vaughn and Barber running for gains of 10 and 5 yards, respectively, before Chandler carried two straight times. Chandlers second carry had him scoring from 34 yards out. Barbers PAT made it 2817 three minutes into the final quarter. Barber added to the lengthy touchdown runs when he broke free along the sideline for a 70yard score at the 6:02 mark. His PAT made it 35-17. Those second-half touchdown runs pushed Barber, Chandler and Vaughn over the 100-yard mark. Barber led the team with 126 yards on 12 carries. Vaughn had 123 yards on nine carries, while Chandler had 101 yards on 14 carries. Mackey wasnt done making plays on defense. He hit Bryant and was in the midst of tackling him for a loss when he forced a fumble, which was recovered by teammate Taz Curry at the Middleburg 30. A 25-yard reception by Nick Channell set up Barbers 5-yard touchdown pass to Cummings with 3:44 remaining. The PAT was blocked, making the score 41-17. Barber completed 12-of-20 passes for 135 yards. Cummings caught seven of those passes for 77 yards. Middleburg capped the scoring, driving 65 yards for a touchdown. The Broncos found the end zone on Blanchetts 8-yard pass to Malik Ally with 1:09 on the clock. After gaining 176 yards in the first half, the Bradford offense finished with more than 500. Plus, the defense began limiting the number of big plays by the Broncos, with Mosley recording a team-high 10 tackles. Taro Ward and Nathan Davis had nine and eight, tackles, respectively. Tomlinson said he felt his team was failing to do the little things in the first half and credited the Broncos with delivering a punch in the mouth. It was a punch in the mouth Tomlinson felt his team needed. He couldnt be happier with the response now that the postseason is beginning. I love these guys, Tomlinson said. They play hard. We needed a little bit of adversity, and we overcame it. Tornadoes defeat Broncos 41-24 for 8th straight win Dr. Virgil A. BerryCHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIANServing the area for 27 years. Modern methods with old-fashioned concern. Auto Accidents Work Injuries Headaches Neck and Back Pain Back & Neck Pain Clinic Crosshorn Outdoor Ministries welcomes professional bass fisherman and television personality Shaw Grigsby to a special event on Thursday, Nov. 16, at the Starke Golf and Country Club at 7 p.m. Shaw has fished professionally for more than 32 years and has 63 top-10 tournament finishes. He has also hosted The Sportsman Channels One More Cast program for more than 20 years and is currently a Professional Bass Angler, competing on the BASS Elite Tour and with the Major League Fishing TV program. Nashville recording artist Jack Gafford, of Villa Rica, Georgia, will be performing several songs. Gafford, who also loves to fish, does country and gospel music. This event is free. For additional info, contact John Whitfield at 352-468-3595 or firstname.lastname@example.org. You may also visit crosshorn. org. Playoff opponents end regular seasons with wins Crosshorn Ministries to host pro Shaw Grigsby
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The black football players have talked about social inequality which is slang for you should take from those who are productive in our society and give it to those who refuse to work so everybody has equal amounts of money. This is supposedly based on the fact that someone may once have owned slaves thus the non-productive have been somehow deprived. And most of those taking a knee are so ignorant they cannot string a complete sentence together because they skipped school to sell drugs. The other argument is police brutality because if you pull a weapon on a police officer you may get shot. Well, do not commit crimes and do not pull weapons on police officers and you have no problem. I have never heard the NFL players argue that people should not murder police officers as they have done in this country ever since B. Hussein Obama set such action in motion and declared on national TV that police officers are stupid. If you think America is responsible for all the worlds ills you obviously have buried your head in the sand. If you hate Dear Editor: Id like to respond to the Dear Editor: This is in response to the letter to the editor from Kate Ellison published Oct. 26. Clay Electric Cooperative has been serving this area for decades. We have adapted and continue to adapt. In fact, we will celebrate our 80th anniversary next year. There arent many locally-owned companies that can claim eight decades of service. We have seen tremendous change and growth in those years. We started with only a few thousand members and have grown to serve more than 170,000 accounts in 14 counties with more than 13,000 miles of line. As a distribution-only cooperative, we do not generate any of the electricity we sell to members. We are a member of Seminole Electric Cooperative. Seminole generates the electricity, we distribute it. Clay Electric, through Seminole, is committed to diversified fuel sources for generation. Seminole just installed a new 2.2-megawatt solar facility in Hardee County. Clay Electric is part owner of that farm. Seminole also has plans for a minimum 40-megawatt facility to come online in the next few years. But solar is just one part of Seminoles long-range plans for future generation. It recently announced plans to reduce its reliance on coal with a new 1,000-megawatt natural gasfired plant in Palatka. Clay Electric will be installing solar panels on its Orange Park and Palatka offices in early 2018. For many years, we have provided information to members who were interested in installing solar panels at their homes. We have featured several of them in our Kilowatt newsletter over the years. However, the installation of solar panels would not prevent, or help in any way, with outages. No matter how utility-scale electricity is generated, it still has to travel along the distribution system to reach the end-user. Hurricanes, storms and even vehicles hitting poles all cause damage to the physical system that distributes electricity. Solar would in no way help get the power back on any faster. Even installing underground service has limitations because all generation and transmission stations are above ground and thus vulnerable to hurricanes, lightning strikes and anything else that can cause damage. The reason our members were without power for days after Hurricane Irma was because extensive damage was done to more than 90 percent of our distribution system. No matter how the electricity is generated, we had to repair the system in order to provide it to our members. We dont want anyone to be without power for any length of time, but it takes time and manpower to get the lights back on, especially with the level of damage caused by Irma. In closing, we are proud to say that our mission has remained the same for 80 years: to provide members with safe, reliable and affordable electricity with excellent customer service. Letters firstname.lastname@example.org Clay Electric does adapt and has been doing so for 80 years The Weekly Paw Print: October has been designated as Adopt A This week we salute the unsung heroes of veterinary medicine. Im talking about National Veterinary Technician Week. The individuals you see assisting the veterinarian do more than you can see in the exam room alone. Veterinary technicians deliver medications, administer and monitor anesthesia, assist the veterinarian in surgery, collect and run lab tests, and so much more. They do all that they do while remaining patient and compassionate. They never lose sight of what their mission is and why they are there. The veterinarians, veterinary technicians, and the veterinary receptionists make up the veterinary team. Veterinarians rely on their team to care and provide for their patients beyond just the medicine. This week I would like to personally thank my awesome team. I could not do what I do without their help, their inspiration to be the best, and their compassion. It is my privilege to work with each and every one of them. Next time you see a member of your veterinary health care team, give them two paws up! Last week we talked about the importance of blood work and how it can be a useful tool for detecting early signs of disease associated with an aging pet. In fact, diabetes is one such disease. Although you or I may be familiar with diabetes, in many species diabetes can be very complex. Today we are going to give you a basic understanding of this disease.To understand diabetes better, we must rst discuss how the body controls and regulates blood sugar. It begins with the pancreas, the control center for regulating blood sugar. The levels of blood sugar, also known as glucose, change through out the day. Insulin is a hormone produced by the pancreas that regulates glucose and keeps these levels in a normal range. Diabetes occurs when the pancreas does not produce adequate quantities of insulin which in turn drastically effects the normal ups and downs of glucose. Dogs and cats with diabetes often display an increase in thirst and urination. In older pets it may also manifest as urinary incontinence. So as your pet ages, monitoring for any change or increase in thirst and urination can be a useful tool in the early detection and proper management of diabetes. If you notice these changes do not wait until your next visit, let your veterinarian know. Diabetes screening is quick and can be typically accomplished with a small blood and urine sample right in your veterinary clinic. We see both type 1 and type 2 diabetes in pets. Treatment for diabetes is very specic to each patient and ultimately this might mean your pet will be on insulin therapy. If your pet is diagnosed with diabetes, there is no need to be afraid. Insulin needles are very tiny and pets are usually very amenable to them. Your veterinary medical team will give you a good detailed instructional on how to use and give the insulin. It is important to note that pets with well managed diabetes can go on to lead relatively normal lives. Successful treatment all depends on early diagnosis. By monitoring your pets thirst and urination, you can help give your veterinarian the information they need to keep your furry family member healthier and happier longer. discussing school grades dont have students best interests at heart America so much that you will not honor our flag and anthem then perhaps you should move to North Korea where you would feel more at home. The other issue is the County Commission talking about how to go about establishing a County Fire Department and the possible imposition of a fire assessment to pay for it. I want to remind them that the residents of the City of Starke have a fine Fire Department, which we pay for and the County calls on for most everything that happens in the county. If they want to impose a fire assessment it should only be imposed on county residents outside the city limits of the City of Starke. Residents of the City should not have a county fire assessment for which we would receive zero benefit. James Powell Starke Black players idea of equality is taking from those who work and giving to those who dont Winter HoursMon 9-5 Wed 9-5 Fri 9-5 Derick Thomas Director of Member & Public Relations Clay Electric Cooperative material presented in a front page article in the October 19 Lake Region Monitor. Apparently Clay County School Superintendent Addison Davis gave a press conference at the Rotary Club and the article appears to be an attempt to transcribe the hot air that must have swept through the event. Primarily, Davis explained that he wants to improve the districts state letter grade from a B to an A. Now the main problem here is things like that sound pretty good, and the average hardworking reader/parent might hear that stuff and think, Oh, good. Were working on improving education. But what does that letter grade actually mean? Well, theyre tied to school performance on assessment tests, which are based on state standards for instruction. These standards not only dictate the material that teachers are supposed to base their lessons on, but also philosophically inform that material with a particular worldview. So essentially, the letter grade reflects how well the students mirror these standards in multiple-choice form. Heres a problem for you: Do you remember voting on, voicing an opinion on, selecting, discussing, or even seeing these standards that are mandated for your children? Of course you dont. If you were to ask the school for a copy of the exact assessment test that your child took, what do you suppose you would get for an answer? Why dont you try it? Why does the state have special, countyendorsed secrets with your child? Bit creepy, no? Furthermore, why are the educrats and the teachers only voicing out against the assessments, and not the standards themselves? The answer is likely job security, but thats not the problem of Clay County citizens, who are trusting the education of their children with these public official hacks. To summarize: when a school board member, or a superintendent comes up to you and starts talking about school letter grades, assessment prep, and standardsalignment, know well that youre dealing with someone who does not have your familys best interests at heart. As for the Florida (Common Core) standards themselves, check them out at CPALMS.org. Sincerely, Jaymes Neal Strickland
Gina Worten acted as Northside Baptist Churchs fifth annual Bump Out Breast Cancer volleyball tournament featured 12 teams wearing pink and participating for a good cause. The Keystone Heights High School alumni team of Kaitlyn Cline, Luke Dennis, Jordan Jennings, Abi Loose, Jared Velazquez and Bailey Zinkel won the tournament. Thanks go to the following: Gina Worten, who refereed all the games; Robert Rosier, Brenda Rosier, Judy Clark and Geraldine Crews for making their famous chicken and rice and running concessions; Kimberly Duncan, Michelle Duncan and Jimmy Duncan for selling tickets; Lainie Rodgers for helping to plan and run the tournament; and to all participating teams. breast cancer with annual volleyball tournament
Bradford James Martin Anderson, 60, of Lawtey was arrested Nov. 2 by the Florida Highway Patrol during a traffic stop for driving while license suspended or revokedhabitual offender. Bond was set at $10,000. Kenyon Isaac Cole, 22, of Waldo was arrested Nov. 6 by Bradford deputies on warrants for four charges of felony probation violation. Jerry Ray Cornwall, 36, of Starke was arrested Oct. 31 by Bradford deputies on a warrant for possession of a weapon or ammo by a convicted felon, possession of marijuana not more than 20 grams and possession of drug equipment. Bond was set at $100,000. Bradley Bryon Gilhousen, 46, of Jacksonville was arrested Nov. 4 by Starke Police for driving under the influencerefuse to submit to DUI test and felony probation violation. According to the arrest report, Gilhousen had been at Whiskey River in Starke and had been involved in several altercations inside. Police were called after Gilhousen was in the parking lot in his truck doing donuts and almost hitting a person with his vehicle. When an officer arrived and approached his truck, Gilhousen sped away before the officer stopped him a short time later. He had a cut on his chin from the altercations at the bar, so EMS was called to treat him. The officer could smell an odor of alcohol coming from Gilhousen. Gilhousens eyes were bloodshot, and he was slurring his speech and swaying while being questioned. He was transported to Shands for treatment, but refused to submit to a blood test for alcohol, leading to the DUI charge. Being at a place that serves alcohol and driving a vehicle without an interlock device also violated his probation, leading to the other charge. No bond was allowed. Natasha Shante Greensberry, 30, of Tampa was arrested Nov. 2 by Lawtey Police during a traffic stop for driving while license suspended or revokedthird or subsequent offense, possession of marijuananot more than 20 grams, possession of drug equipment and on a warrant for a misdemeanor probation violation. No bond was allowed. Richard Wayne Hall, 61, of Keystone Heights was arrested Nov. 5 by Bradford deputies for battery and for disturbing the peace. According to the arrest report, Hall, who was apparently intoxicated, was on Immokalee Road outside of Keystone Heights when he flagged down a motorist and asked for a ride to a relatives house. Before the driver could answer, Hall got into the vehicle on the passengers side and offered to pay for the ride. The driver told Hall he wasnt comfortable giving him a ride and asked him to leave the vehicle several times. Hall got angry, so the driver got out of the vehicle to call law enforcement. Hall then began to chase the driver around the vehicle, threatening to harm him and calling him names. Two other men that showed up and restrained Hall until he calmed down, but as soon as they let go of him, he walked up to the driver and punched him in the jaw. The men restrained Hall again until deputies arrived and arrested him. Bond was set at $20,000. Courtney Rashard Kelly, 42, of Starke was arrested Nov. 1 by Bradford deputies during a traffic stop for driving while license suspended or revoked habitual offender. Bond was set at $2,500. Anthony Bo Moore, 21, was arrested Nov. 4 by Bradford deputies during a traffic stop for driving under the influence alcohol or drugs. William Lee Newham, 38, of Starke was arrested Nov. 2 by Starke Police on a warrant for felony probation violation. No bond was allowed. Dustin Edison Padgett, 23, of Starke was arrested Nov. 1 by Starke Police for hit and run leave scene of crash involving property damage. According to the arrest report, Padgett was traveling east on S.R. 100 near Madison Street Baptist Church when he lost control of the vehicle, which spun and jumped a curb before hitting a tree on the passenger side. Padgett went to a house to see if he could use the phone, but the person had already called police after hearing the vehicle crash. Padgett, who said he had been at a party and consumed a few drinks before the crash, took off walking on S.R. 100 toward Orange Street when he heard the police had been called. The officer located Padgett walking near Orange Street with fresh cuts on his hands and arrested him. Bond was set at $5,000. Leslie Michelle Parrish, 35, of Brooker was arrested Nov. 3 by Bradford deputies for disturbing the peace and driving while license suspended or revokedthird or subsequent offense. According to the arrest report, law enforcement was called to Brooker Elementary because Parrish, who appeared intoxicated to school administrators, was causing a disturbance, yelling profanities at the staff in front of students. According to the report, it was the second time Parrish had gone to the school and caused a similar disturbance. When a deputy arrived, Parrish was leaving in a vehicle with her two children and a man in the passenger seat. The deputy conducted a traffic stop and arrested Parrish, who was uncooperative and yelling profanities and insults at him after he placed her in the back of the patrol car. Parrishs employer, who was contacted per her request, arrived and drove the vehicle and her children home. Bond was set at $15,000. Terri Dyal Paterson, 58, of Green Cove Springs was arrested Nov. 3 by Bradford deputies on a warrant for felony probation violation. No bond was allowed. David E. Payne, 33, of Starke was arrested Nov. 4 by Starke Police for battery. According to the arrest report, Payne, who was intoxicated, was arguing with the mother of his child when he grabbed her and threw her on the bed. The victim kicked at Payne to get him off of her, and he grabbed her leg and bit her ankle. Police were called. Payne was arrested. Bond was set at $10,000. Shaleigh Delores Peterson, 21, of Hampton was arrested Nov. 3 by Bradford deputies on a warrant for misdemeanor probation violation. No bond was allowed. Christopher Luis Reyes Rivera, 28, of Starke was arrested Nov. 3 by Bradford deputies on a Department of Corrections warrant for 38 charges of briberyunlawful compensation for official behavior and for 24 charges of smuggling contraband into a prison (see Telegraph A-section for more information). Bond was set at $620,000. Richard Clayton Shaefer, 51, of Starke was arrested Nov. 4 by Bradford deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, Shaefer had a verbal altercation with his sister at Red Dog Saloon when he grabbed her and pulled her hair. She got away and went outside, but Shaefer followed her. Several patrons of the bar held him down until law enforcement arrived and arrested him. Bond was set at $10,000. John Robert Stout, 26, of Graham was arrested Oct. 31 by Bradford deputies on a warrant for burglary and for larceny grand theft more than $300/ less than $5,000. According to the warrant affidavit, Stout and possibly another person were on a property north of Starke in June when their vehicle became stuck in the mud. The two then walked over to a nearby vehicle at a residence and proceeded to take items out of it valued at about $340, including a large wrench and chain to help get their vehicle unstuck. The homeowner had a security camera that recorded the incident. Several months later, the investigation led to Stout, who admitted to the burglary and still had the wrench and chain, a camping chair and a nail gun. Charges were filed through the State Attorneys Office, leading to Stouts arrest. Bond was set at $55,000. Teddrick Maurice Thomas, 28, of Starke was arrested Nov. 3 by Bradford deputies for battery. According to the arrest report, the victim arrived to pick up her kids from the home of Thomas mother. When the victim went outside with the kids to take them back to Tallahassee, Thomas started threatening her and calling her names before spitting on her. He then left as the victim called police. He returned later to the and was arrested by an officer. Bond was set at $10,000. Garrett Andrew Thornton, 19, of Starke was arrested Nov. 1 by Bradford deputies on a warrant for failure to appear. Ernest Charles Vanwart, 60, of Starke was arrested Nov. 2 by Starke Police for burglary. According to the arrest report, Vanwart had been staying on the front porch of an abandoned home for several days and bothering a dog that belongs to the person next door. He was warned to leave the dog alone, but at one point went over a fence into the backyard while the neighbor and her children were home to possibly steal the dog. Vanwart claimed he just wanted to feed the dog and also admitted that he didnt have permission to stay on the front porch of the abandoned home. He was arrested and also trespassed from the abandoned home. Bond was set at $25,000. Ashley Danielle Watson, 32, was arrested Oct. 31 by Bradford deputies on a warrant for misdemeanor probation violation. No bond was allowed. 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Keystone/Melrose Daulton Keith Davison, 21, of Keystone Heights was arrested Nov. 3 by Clay deputies for a probation violation. Lonnie David Smith, 56, of Keystone Heights was arrested Nov. 5 by Clay deputies for battery. Union Matthew Aaron Dover, 24, of Lake Butler was arrested Nov. 1 by Union deputies on a warrant for criminal mischief property damage. According to the offense report, Dover kicked his ex-girlfriends car door several times in May, causing over $1,000 in damage. He had threatened to break her windows out the night before after she broke up with him, and when he returned the next day for some belongings, he became angry and kicked the vehicle as he left. The victim and another witness saw Dover commit the vandalism. Charges were filed against him through the State Attorneys Office. Bond was set at $5,000. Shanda Roxanne Hart, 29, of Lake Butler was arrested Oct. 30 by Union deputies on an out-ofcounty warrant from Columbia for probation violation. No bond was allowed. Franklin Sim Howell, 55, of Lulu was arrested Nov. 1 by Union deputies during a traffic stop for driving while license suspended or revoked, possession of drugs controlled substance without a prescription and possession of narcotic equipment. Sabrina Marie Rivers, 39, of Lulu was arrested Nov. 1 by Union deputies during a traffic stop for possession of drugs controlled substance without a prescription and possession of narcotic equipment. Roger Dale Moore, 46, of Starke was arrested Nov. 1 by Union deputies on a warrant for felony probation violation. No bond was allowed. Lauren Elizabeth Smith, 32, of Douglasville, Georgia, was arrested Nov. 3 as an out-of-state fugitive on a warrant from Carroll County in Georgia for failure to appear on original charge of possession of a controlled substance and possession of a knife or firearm during a crime. No bond was allowed. t Crime t
John Adams ATHENS, GA John Edward Adams, 73, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017. He was born in Starke and resided in Athens, GA. Mr. Adams was a son of the late Henry Herlong Adams and Norma Jean Mosley Adams. He was a real estate appraiser and worked as a banker for C&S Bank. He is survived by: Joan McWaters Adams; children, Sam (Jenna) Adams of Hartwell, GA and Amy (Will) McCormick of Cocoa; stepchildren, Valerie (Josh) Giles of Winterville, GA and Jessica (David) Cox of Anderson, SC; one brother; one sister; and six grandchildren. A memorial service was held Nov. 5 at the chapel of Bernstein Funeral Home, Athens, GA, with Howard Cox officiating. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Outdoors Without Limits, 333 Briarwood Trail, Winterville, GA 30683. Bernstein Funeral Home and Cremation Service had charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be offered at www. BernsteinFuneralHome.com. PAID OBITUARY Christopher Brown Christopher Brown HAMPTONChristopher Duane Brown, age 41, of Hampton passed away on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017 at Shands UF in Gainesville following an extended illness. Chris was born on May 20, 1976 in Gainesville to Kenneth Jerry and Theresa (Mobley) Brown. He was a Correctional Officer with the Department of Corrections for seventeen years. Chris enjoyed fishing and camping. He was always tinkering with something. He was a member of Hampton Baptist Church and was an avid Georgia Bulldog fan. Chris is survived by: his parents, Jerry and Theresa Brown of Hampton; sons, Christopher Phillip Brown and William Kenneth Brown, both of Hampton; fianc, Vickie Crews of Hampton; sister, Terrie (Timmy) Nazworth of Starke; sister-in-law, Chrissy Allen (Ricky) Thompson; aunts, Virginia (Jack) Crawford, Martha (Lamar) Brown, Kathy (Bob) Grant, Dorine Cauthern, Alice Surrency, Barbara (Jr.) Crews, and Glenda (Paul) Jones; uncles, Don Brown, Kindle (Nita) Mobley, Steve (Nicky) Mobley, and Vernon Mobley; nieces, Makayla (Cameron) Farmer, and Courtney Allen; nephews, Lloyd Bo Webb, III, and Brandon Nazworth; great niece, Dixie Webb; along with a host of cousins, other family members, and friends. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 10 at Hampton Baptist Church with Pastor Kris Elkins officiating. Memorial contributions may be made in Chris name to The Transition House of Starke, 17356 US Highway 301 N. Starke, FL 32091. Arrangements are by Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Starke, 620 E. Nona St. Starke, FL 32091. 904-964-6200. PAID OBITUARY Walter Cherry Walter Cherry KEYSTONE HEIGHTSWalter Leon Cherry, age 85, of Keystone Heights passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 at Roberts Care Center in Palatka. He was born in Doctors Inlet on Aug. 30, 1932 to the late Ralph and Madge (Williamson) Cherry. In 1953, Mr. Cherry enlisted in the United States Army; he was a member of the 82nd Field Artillery Battalion serving with the 1st Cavalry Division in Korea. After giving fire support to the British, Canadians and Turks, as well as the 1st Cavalry Division, during the nine months they fought in Korea, it is no wonder that Pvt. Cherry and the men of his battalion are held in such high esteem. While serving in the military, Cherry received four bronze stars and a purple heart. Following the military, he began his career as a truck driver retiring from East Coast Leasing. He was of the Baptist Faith and he enjoyed reading, staying busy and working around the house. Cherrys wife of 47 years, Mildred Cherry had preceded him in death in 2013. Survivors are: his children, Marchell (Joseph) Yates, Tyna (Brian Hawkins) Cherry, Nancy Waldrup, Roger Gilmore, Rodney Gilmore and Mary Garrison. Also left behind are his grandchildren, Jessica Cherry, Tessa Searels, Tammy Morton, Charles Waldrup II and Selina Mannion; along with numerous great and great-great grandchildren. A memorial service for Mr. Cherry was held Nov. 8 in the JonesGallagher Funeral Home Chapel. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, Keystone Heights. 352-473-3176. www.jonesgallagherfh.com PAID OBITUARY Harold Colston Harold Colston STARKEHarold Isom Colston, age 88, of Starke passed away Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017 at Shands at the University of Florida in Gainesville after a valiant battle with his extensive illness. Harold was surrounded by his loving family and friends and peacefully went to be with His Lord. He was born Jan. 9, 1929 in Plainville, GA to the late Ernest and Sara Colston. Harold married the love of his life, Alberta Bert Lee Payne on July 26, 1959. Harold enjoyed a long time 20-year career in the U.S. Navy and U.S. Marines as a Hospital Corpsman. While serving his country Harold earned the Good Conduct Award and seven medals: Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal (Lebanon), 2nd Armed Forces Expeditionary Service Medal, National Defense Service Medal, Vietnam Campaign Medal, Antarctica Service Medal, Vietnam Service Medal, and Vietnamese Cross of Gallantry. In 1974, Harold and Bert moved to Bradford County and during this season of life Harold began his second career of 16 and a half years as a Medic for the State Prison System. He was an active member of First Baptist Church of Starke. Harold enjoyed traveling, collecting antiques and could often be seen working in his yard. Harold is predeceased by his parents; six brothers, D.C., Leldon, Edward, Lowell, Charles, and Lionel; one sister, Willie Mae. Harold is survived by: his loving wife of 58 years, Alberta Bert Lee Colston of Starke; three children, Curt Colston of St. Petersburg, Harold Colston, Jr. and Connie Marie Colston both of Starke, and Debbie Jett of Pebble Beach, CA; four grandchildren, Amber Dawn Boulding, Jesse Ross Colston, Madyson RaeAnn Varnes, and Carrie Kim; nine greatgrandchildren, Abby Boulding, Grace Colston, Annalease Boulding, Hannah Colston, and Benjamin Colston, Cienna Kim, Calissa Kim, Caris Kim, and Pierce Kim; 13 nieces and nephews; and faithful friend, Paul Carter. A Celebration of Harolds life will be held on Friday, Nov. 10 at 1:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Starke with Pastors Scott Crook and Ben Bryant officiating. Interment will follow at Crosby Lake Cemetery where military honors will be rendered. The family will receive friends on Thursday, November 9 from 6:00 8:00 p.m. at the funeral home. In lieu of flowers please make donations to the The Gideons International, St. Judes Childrens Hospital, or First Baptist Church of Starkes MORE Campaign. Arrangements are under the care and direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services and Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel, Starke. 904-964-5757. Visit www. ferreirafuneralservices.com to sign the familys guest book. PAID OBITUARY Carolyn Dieter KEYSTONE HEIGHTS Carolyn Estelle Dieter age 67, of Keystone Heights died at her home Monday, Nov. 6, 2017 following an extended illness. She was born in Jacksonville on June 13, 1950 to the late Paul and Mary (Lindsay) Winkler. She had been a longtime resident of Keystone Heights and was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by two brothers. Her survivors are: her husband of 37 years, Lawrence Larry Dieter of Keystone Heights; children, Frankie of Bunnell, Dawn of Ohio, Vivian and Vinson both of Keystone Heights; six siblings, Marie, Tina, Pier, Louis, Nicholas and Laura; along with thirteen grandchildren. A visitation will be held on Friday, Nov. 10 from 10:00 a.m. 11:00 a.m. in the funeral home chapel. Interment will follow at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, Keystone Heights. Tamera Grammer HIGH SPRINGS Tamera Grammer died on Wednesday, Nov. 1, 2017. She is preceded in death by: her father, Sam Moody; and exhusband, Larry Grammer. She is survived by: her two children, Tray and Madison Grammer of Gainesville; mother and step father, Chuck and Pat Kuhr of High Springs; brother, Keith Moody of Gainesville; and grandmother, Betty Crawford of Worthington Springs. A funeral service was held on Nov. 7 at Archer Funeral Home. Arrangements are under the care of Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler. Robert Manning Robert Manning STARKE Robert Leroy Manning, 63, of Starke died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 at his home. He was born March 1, 1954 to Marvin R. Manning and Edna Marguerite Belanger. He has lived in Florida the last 25 years. Robert is survived by: his girlfriend, Dayle Smith of Gainesville; parents, Marvin and Edna Manning; children, Francene Moises, Michele Dewalt, and Mark Dewalt all of Plantation, and Bobby Purchase of Nicholasville, KY; and seven grandchildren. A celebration of life will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the care and direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services and Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel, Starke. Gladys Quiros STARKE Gladys Quiros, 60, of Starke, died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 at Riverwood Health and Rehab in Starke. She was born on Sept. 10, 1957 in New York to Francisco Beltran and Maria Gomez. She was preceded in death by: her parents. Survivors are: son, Johnny (Zina) Lopez, Sr. of Holly Hill; brothers, Raymond Lopez of Brownsville, TX, David Lopez of Lakeland, Samuel Lopez of Brownsville, TX and Manuel Lopez of Lakeland; sisters, Rosemary Flores of Mulberry, and Lucy Parrish of Benson, NC; and two grandchildren. Arrangements are by Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Starke. Penny Register Penny Register KEYSTONE HEIGHTSPenny Frazee Osborne Register, 69, of Keystone Heights died at her home, Friday, Nov. 3, 2017 following an extended illness. She was born in Jacksonville, on Jan. 4, 1948 to the late Cecil and Annie (Sharpe) Frazee. She was a longtime resident of Keystone Heights. Before becoming a fulltime housewife, she was a hairdresser. Her husband, David Register; and brothers, Ronnie Frazee and Michael Frazee preceded her in death. She is survived by: son, Max Osborne of Keystone Heights; and siblings, Marie (Blair) Dolph, Wanda (Toni Picollotti) Frazee and Cecil Lynn (Ivy) Frazee; and many other family members. A memorial service will be held at a later date. In lieu of flowers please make a donation to either; Amvets Post 86, of Keystone Heights; Community Hospice, of Jacksonville, or Sons of AMVETS at sonsofamvets.org. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, Keystone Heights. Caroline Smith LAKE CITYCaroline Smith, 92, of Lake City died on Friday, Nov. 3, 2017. She was born to the late Guy and Louise Allen in Charleston, SC. She was a former member of Emanuel Church. She is preceded in death by her husband of 34 years, William Harry Smith. She is survived by: daughters, Susie (Jimmy) Were of Fernandina Beach and Linda (Ronald) Tyre of Lake City; four grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren. A memorial service was held at Archer Funeral Home on Nov. 8. Arrangements are under the care of Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler. Jack Thomas FT. WHITE Jack Craig Thomas, 57, of Ft White died on Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017. He is preceded in death by: sister, Theresa McCloy. He is survived by: his mother and father, Bob and Marge Teston; his wife, Darla Thomas; and daughter, Theresa Thomas. A funeral service was held at Union Baptist Church Nov. 8. Arrangements are under the care of Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler. Mandy Todd WORTHINGTON SPRINGS Mandy Rose Gunter Todd, 79, a life time resident of Worthington Springs died on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. She was born to the late Joe and Sillar Gunter in Starke. She is preceded in death by: her husband, Mallie Todd; bothers, Willard Gunter, Willis Gunter; sisters, Ethel Mae Starling, Edna Batten, and Mildred Garrett. She is survived by: daughter, Sandra (Mike) Wyche; three grandchildren; and three greatgrandchildren. A visitation will be held at Archer Funeral Home on Thursday, Nov. 9 at 10 am. A graveside service will follow at Elzey Chapel Cemetery, starting at 11:30 am. Arrangements are under the care of Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler. Angela Williamson STARKE Angela Marie Williamson, 93, of Starke, died Tuesday, Oct. 31, 2017 at her residence. She was born on Oct. 23, 1924 in Puerto Rico to the late Pablo and Simplica (Quiles) Santiago and moved to Starke over 30 years ago from New York City. Prior to retirement she worked in the mental health industry. She was a member of St. Marks Episcopal Church. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by: her husband, Melvin A. Williamson. Survivors are: daughter, Lourdes Rodriguez of Gainesville; son, Richard Williamson of Starke; sister, Olga Santiago of Puerto Rico; two grandchildren; and three greatgrandchildren. Services have not been scheduled. Arrangements are by JonesGallagher Funeral Home of Starke. Louise Wilson STARKELouise Wilson, 87, of Starke died at Hospice Custead Care Center in Orange Park, Friday Oct. 27, 2017. She was born in Gulf Hammock on Feb. 13, 1930 to the late Johnnie R. and Susie Mae (Tyre) Goodman. She was a homemaker and a retail clerk. She was also a member of Madison Street Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Clifford R. Wilson and siblings, Gertie F. McRae, Lee Otis Goodman and Johnny O. Goodman. Survivors are: children, Sherriel Murphy of Steinhatchee, Della Wilson of Orange Park, Pastor Preston Wilson of Leary, GA, Mike Wilson of Middleburg and Sherrie Kay Willes of Colmer, GA; nine grandchildren; and six greatgrandchildren. There will be a memorial service held at a later date in Cedar Key. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to Hospice Foundation of America, 1707 L. Street NE, Suite 220, Washington, DC 20036 or Alzheimers Association National Office, 225 N. Michigan Ave., FL 17, Chicago, IL 60601. Arrangements are by Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home of Starke. Margaret Woods MOULTRIE, GA. Margaret T. Woods, 85, of Moultrie died Sunday, Nov. 5, 2017 in her home. She was born in Brookhaven, MS in 1932. She was a registered nurse, homemaker and longtime resident of Starke. She was of Baptist faith and a member of Heritage Church in Moultrie and Madison Street Baptist Church in Starke. She was preceded in death by: her husband, Thomas R. Woods; daughter, Pamela Ann Brock; sisters, Johnnie Hanson and Vivian Case; and brothers, CM Terry and James L Terry. Survivors include: her daughter, Terri D. (Marcy) Sullivan of Moultrie; grandchildren, Summer (Kelly) Hart of Moultrie, Jessica Sullivan and Ben Clayton, of Moultrie, Karisa (Jason) Wisham of Putney, Britney Singh, of Dothan; four great-grandchildren, Becca Clayton, Cannon Hart, Teegan Hart, and Kanav Singh; and special friends, Belinda Banks and Rebecca Fallin, both of Moultrie. Services were held Nov. 8 at Archie Tanner Funeral Home in Starke. Graveside service followed at Crosby Lake Cemetery. Baker Funeral Home and Archie Tanner Funeral Home have been entrusted with the arrangements. 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Metal Casket(4 colors)Vault, Graveside or Chapel Service with one hour prior visitation$5,595 FUNERAL SERVICE WITHMemorial ServiceServices held at Archer Memorial Chapel$1,895WITHMemorial ServiceServices held at Archer Memorial Chapel$1,895CREMATION 386.496.2008pre-payment arrangements available55 NORTH LAKE AVENUE LAKE BUTLER, FL 32054 Serving Families in North Florida since 1973 STARKE OFFICE OPEN 8:30 to 5:00 MON-FRIHwy 301 North, Starke 904-964-2010 (Next to Best Western) The areas largest supplier of Colored GraniteWhen Quality Counts, You Can Count On UsPrimary Location in Lake City at 561 NW Hilton Ave.Member of Better Business Bureau Monument Builders of North America Florida Monument BuildersFL Lic. # F037700 d Obituaries d The family of Jessie Puttman, Jr. expresses sincere appreciation to all who have made this transition a time of comfort and peace. Your kind deeds, prayers, and gifts of love will never be forgotten. May God bless each of you. 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Ad Apprvd & Pd by G. Smith for BC Sheriff Ready for football! J B SJacksonSTARKEUS-301 S.964-6078 LAKE BUTLER145 SW 6th Ave.496-3079 JACKSONVILLE vs. DETROIT Closed for Thanksgiving NOV 24thth Your Ad could be on this page for over 30,000 customers to see!Call Bruce 904-964-6305 or email BLawton@bctelegraph.com Service Specials! Technicians Needed! 10% OFF Air Conditioning Repairsexpires 5/2/16 $3995 5 quarts, 4 tire rotation & multipoint vehicle inspection; most V-6 & V-8 engines, conventional oil excludes ACDelco Dexos, full synthetic oil and diesel engines.expires 12/31/16Seeking GM CERTIFIED Automotive TechniciansNeed ASE certification, strong diagnostic skills including driveability, heavy line, diesel and electrical. 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Open late for College and Pro football games. 904-964-2716 n ntb f JaguarsBradford Tornadoes vs. Crescent City Raiders Union County Tigers vs. Williston Red Devils FSU Seminoles vs. Louisville Cardinals Keystone Indians vs. The Villages Buffalo Miami Hurricanes vs. Syracuse Orange Kentucky Wildcats vs. Mississippi St. Bulldogs Auburn Tigers vs. Arkansas Razorbacks Michigan Wolverines vs. Penn St. Nittany Lions USC Trojans vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Jacksonville Jaguars vs. Indianapolis Colts N.Y. Jets vs. Miami Dolphins Tampa Bay Buccaneers vs. Buffalo Bills Denver Broncos vs. L.A. Chargers Seattle Seahawks vs. N.Y. Giants Atlanta Falcons vs. New England Patriots. Jaguars Jaguars Jaguars Jaguars Bradford Tornadoes vs. Hamilton County Trojans Keystone Indians vs. Interlachen Rams Union County Tigers vs. Taylor County Bulldogs Georgia Bulldogs vs. Florida Gators FSU Seminoles vs. Boston College Eagles Penn St. Nittany Lions vs. Ohio State Buckeyes TCU Horned Frogs vs. Iowa St. Cyclones Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets vs. Clemson Tigers N.C. State Wolfpack vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Oklahoma St. Cowboys vs. West Virginia Mountaineers Carolina Panthers vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers L.A. Chargers vs. New England Patriots Houston Texans vs. Seattle Seahawks Dallas Cowboys vs. Washington Redskins Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Detroit Lions This Weeks Winner Casey CloudMissed 1 GatorsGatorsGators GatorsGators Missed 2 Gators Cincinnati Bengals vs. Tennessee Titans Florida Gators vs. South Carolina Gamecocks TCU Horned Frogs vs. Oklahoma Sooners Minnesota Vikings vs. Washington Redskins Dallas Cowboys vs. Atlanta Falcons N.Y. Jets vs. Tampa Bay Buccaneers Green Bay Packers vs. Chicago Bears L.A. Chargers vs. Jacksonville Jaguars Iowa Hawkeyes vs. Wisconsin Badgers Alabama Crimson Tide vs. Mississippi State Bulldogs Georgia Bulldogs vs. Auburn Tigers Notre Dame Fighting Irish vs. Miami Hurricanes FSU Seminoles vs. Clemson Tigers Union County Tigers vs. Madison County Cowboys Bradford Tornadoes vs. Keystone Indians of the regular season dictate how many points a team earns for a win or a loss. The number of games played will be divided by that point total. Points are divided into four categories. Category 1: a win over an opponent that has won at least 80 percent of its games results in 50 points, while a loss results in 30. Category 2: a win over an opponent that has won 60-79 percent of its games results in 45 points, while a loss results in 25. Category 3: a win over an opponent that has won 40-59 percent of its games results in 40 points, while a loss results in 20. Category 4: a win over an opponent that has won 39 percent of its games or less results in 35 points, while a loss results in 15. Plus, a team earns three bonus points for each team it plays that was a playoff qualifier the previous two seasons. Also, three bonus points are earned for playing teams that finished in the top 25 in MaxPreps or USA Today end-of-year rankings. Bradford had one Category 1 opponent in West Nassau (8-1). Since the Tornadoes defeated the Warriors, they earned 50 points. The Tornadoes played three Category 2 opponents in Taylor County (7-3), Fort White (73) and Crescent City (7-2). Bradford beat Fort White and Crescent City, earning 45 points from each win as well as three bonus points due to Fort Whites past in reaching the playoffs. Bradford lost to Taylor County, which resulted in 25 points as well as an additional three bonus points due to Taylor County making the playoffs in the past. Bradford earned 40 points each from defeating Baldwin and Keystone and three bonus points from playing Baldwin. The Tornadoes earned 35 points each from defeating Kingdom Prep, Hamilton County and Middleburg, with the games against Hamilton County and Middleburg earning them three bonus points each. The result was that Bradford edged Dunnellon for the numberone seed with an average of 40.56. Dunnellon had a 40.11 average. Besides Bradford, Dunnellon and Trenton, only two teams in Region 2-4A had at least five wins: Mount Dora (5-4) and The Villages (5-5). Yet Keystone had an average of 32, placing the Indians ahead of The Villages average of 31.90 and Mount Doras average of 31.33. Keystone received bonus points from only one of its opponents (Bradford), but it went 1-4 against teams that finished in categories 1-2. That win came last week against Pierson Taylor, which finished as a Category 2 team. Mount Dora was 0-3 against teams in either Category 1 or 2, while The Villages went 0-4. The Indians earned 63 points for playing Category 1 teams (losses to Bradford and Wildwood), 95 points for playing Category 2 teams (a win against Pierson Taylor and losses to Crescent City and Hawthorne), 60 points for playing Category 3 teams (a win against Fernandina Beach and a loss to The Villages) and 70 points for playing Category 4 teams (wins against P.K. Yonge and Interlachen). The four Region 3-1A teams that made it to the postseason are the only ones in the region with winning records, though Union edged out two 5-5 teams to get in. The Tigers had an average of 34, while Chiefland and Branford had averages of 32.40 and 32.30, respectively. Union, Chiefland and Branford each played four teams that wound up finishing in Category 1 or Category 2, with the Tigers defeating one (Hawthorne) and going 1-3, while Chiefland and Branford each went 0-4. The Tigers also earned 15 bonus points, while Chiefland and Branford had nine and three, respectively. Union earned 33 points for playing one Category 1 team (a loss to Dixie County), 101 points for playing Category 2 teams (a win against Hawthorne and losses to Fort White and Taylor County), 63 points for playing Category 3 teams (a win against Baldwin and a loss to Williston) and 143 points for playing Category 4 teams (wins against Avant Garde, North Florida Educational Institute, Interlachen and Newberry). Madison County and Dixie County had averages of 44.20 and 43.90, respectively, to earn that regions top two seeds. Third-seed Lafayette had an average of 38.20. BY CLIFF SMELLEY Staff Writer Nine individuals representing Bradford and Keystone Heights high schools competed at the Nov. 4 Region 2-2A cross country finals in Port Orange, with Keystones Camryn Williams earning the highest finish by placing 31 st To advance to state, an individual had to place in the top 15 in his or her respective race, or a team had to place in the top six. Keystone had its full boys team competing, but the Indians placed 14 th In the 98-member girls field, Williams posted a time of 22:14.40. Teammate Dee Dee Taylor wasnt far behind, placing 35 th with a time of 22:24.90. Bradfords lone participant, Jaelyn Canova, placed 68 th with a time of 24:55.70. Alex Guy led the Keystone boys team with a time of 18:07.30, which was good for 36 th in the 109-member field. The next highest Keystone finisher was Tyler Shaw, who was 62 nd with a time of 19:12.40. Also competing for Keystone were Jerry Payne (21:09), Jay Payne (21:09.70), Travis Dockery (21:57.20) and Joseph Danella (22:12.20). Earning state berths as teams on the boys side were Trinity Prep, Lake Highland Prep, Tavares, Atlantic, Nature Coast and Citrus. Season ends for BHS, KHHS cross country runners Continued from 1B
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SPOKED WAGON wheel fell off trailer, either on 233 or 16 on Thursday 11/2. If found call 904710-7164. Yard Sales FRI. AND SATURDAY 8am-3pm. 503 SE 73rd Street, Starke. Tools, household, home decor outdoor, RV Christmas, clothes, school and free stuff. Keystone Yard Sales YOUTH YARD SALE. Key stone Heights Christian Church. November 10 and 11 from 8-?. Plenty to see like furniture, books, clothes, baby items, and more! Located on SR 21 YARD SALE featuring com mercial lawn equipment and tools. Saturday 8am2pm. 18793 US 301 N. Just north of fireworks store. Zero-turn mow ers, tools, rakes, shovels, new kitchen cabinets, household items, office desk, chairs, and cabi nets. Wanted I HAVE A BLACK angus heifer, little over year old, would like to trade out for a generator. Honda 750 watts electric start, noth ing old. 352-473-0228. 2 ANTIQUE PIANOS, grand older Bombay chests. Thurs., Fri., and Satur day from 9-4. 5504 Big Hole Street (off Mononga hela) Keystone Heights. 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The successful candidate must work ef fectively with co-workers and the general public, most work is outdoors in varying climate conditions year round. Requirements include as HS diploma or GED and at least 2 years of full time work experi ence. A full description of duties may be accessed on our website at www. cityofstarke.org. This is a full time position requir ing a person of maturity and motivation. Starting salary is a range of $11$13 per hour. Full city benefits are applicable. Applications may be pro cessed at Career Source, 819 S. Walnut St, Starke, FL. 32091 or resumes sent to Bmilner@cityof starke.org. A full posi tion description may be seen at the city website or obtained from Career Source. Applications must be submitted by Friday, November 17. INMATE SQUAD SUPERVI SORThe City of Starke has an opening for a su pervisor of the brush and right of way inmate squad. 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NOVEMBER WEEK-DAY SPECIALS ALL MONTH LONG! PORTMANS DRESSINGASSTD VARIETIES16 OZ BOTTLE99EA 99USDA INSPECTEDFRESH BONE-INSPLIT BREASTLB $139USDA INSPECTEDFRESH BONELESSBREASTLB FRESHICEBERGLETTUCE89 EA Limit 6 Bottles Limit 6 Bottles CHUCK CUBEDSTEAK orSTEW MEAT16 OZ PKG LB LB LB LB LB LB and instead of kicking it to Crane again, kicked it high and short and the Tribe took over at their 28. After a three-and-out, the Indians punted the ball away, and Taylor resumed on offense in the second quarter. The Wildcats went right back to work on the ground, driving to the 15 before Williams went all 15 to pay dirt on third-and-1 with 8:57 remaining in the half to go up 17-6. Keystone would take over at their own 35. Smith took it 15 to midfield with under four minutes to go. A 24-yard gain from Smith took it all the way down to the 20. With the drive stalling on third-and-9 from the 19, Adrien Ciena threw his second incomplete pass in a row to bring up fourth down. However, after a wide rollout, Ciena heaved the ball to the goal line, where Sawyer Maxwell came down with it. The two-point conversion failed when Ciena was unable to hook up with Sanders, and with 7:07 remaining in the half, the Wildcats were nursing a 17-12 lead. Nearly four minutes later, after a Taylor 27-yard run down to the 5, a holding call brought it all the way back to the 37, but on the very next play, Taylor took it all the way down to the 12, but offsetting penalties made them repeat the down. Approaching the three-minute mark, senior quarterback Vicandi Ward hit Gemeinhardt on second-and-15 for 10, but on the the next play, Wiliams took it 27 yards for the score with 2:25 in the half. The PAT Made it 24-12. After a horsecollar call on the TD, the Wildcats were easily able to kick it through the back of the end zone. Keystone did little to try to answer before half. While there was a big run from Smith toward midfield, a flag called it back, and soon the halftime horn sounded with the home side trailing by 12. At some point in the first half, Cruz suffered a neck injury. He came out in the second half with his shoulder pads off. That is when Dickinson decided every kickoff from here on out would be an onside kick. The one to open the second half did not work out, but the Wildcats would end up fumbling it away at the Keystone 30. Thats when, after a few more plays, Sanders took it in from over 30 yards out for his second touchdown of the night. This time, the two-point conversion was good, and the lead was cut to 24-20. On the evening, Sanders carried 13 times for 136 yards and two scores, good enough for a 10.5 average. This time, the onside kick was a good one, and after a facemask penalty, the Indians found themselves at the Taylor 30-yard line with 5:32 remaining in the third. Smith rumbled down to the 8 before a holding penalty brought it back to the 18. On third-and-6, Briar Smith took it in for a touchdown. On the twopoint play, Ciena, despite being wrapped up at the line, fought through and managed to score. All of a sudden, after entering the locker room down by 12 at the break, the Tribe found themselves with a 28-24 lead in the third quarter. Afterward, the Indians tried their third onside kick in a row. This time, the bounce was too high, and the Wildcats recovered at their own 45. They would go three-and-out. However, on the ensuing Keystone drive, a fumble would give Pierson Taylor the ball back. Lleyton Murphy came up with a big sack to end the third quarter and put Taylor into a second-and-20 situation to open the fourth. On fourthand-10, with 10:57 remaining, a QB keeper by Ward was close, yet not enough. On the next drive, Keystone faced a third-and-4, but an illegal procedure call pushed them back 5 yards, and an incomplete pass from Ciena on the next play forced the Indians to punt. With 8:17 remaining, Ward went 59 yards for a Pierson Taylor touchdown, and after the PAT, the Wildcats were back on top with 8:17 to go. Still refusing to kick it deep to Crane, the kickoff was fielded by Chandler Padgett at the 38. Thats when Ciena hit Sanders on a 22-yard pass in stride. Two plays later, Sanders went 14 yards. Sanders then did it again on the exact same play as before. Friedlin then took it in for a togoal situation. Sanders appeared to score a TD before having it moved back to about the 1-inch line. On third down, Friedlin punched it in to return to the lead to Keystone, 34-31. The kick was again blocked, and the Tribe were forced to try to protect the lead down the stretch. They did just that after another failed onside kick. A Wildcats fumble recovered by Dan Dodd at the Indians 37 game the ball back to the home side, but they were unable to do anything with it and had to punt it away with 1:47 remaining. With Taylor taking over at their own 28, a huge sack made their path to victory even more difficult. An attempted quarterback keeper on the next play resulted in another sack by Carter Semione with 37 seconds left, putting the Wildcats in dire straights. Finally, on fourth down, with 10 seconds to go, a pass attempt fell incomplete, giving the Indians the upset homecoming victory and the playoff birth. Even if this outcome didnt come out right and they would have scored, I still would have been proud of them because we played our hearts out and left it on the field, Dickinson said. I told the seniors, Hey, youve got 48 minutes. me better. Living in Florida suits Adams, too. She moved here 21 years ago due to husband Tims job transfer. The sunny weather makes the Pennsylvania native feel like shes on vacation every day. She did say she wouldnt mind a lesser amount of such hot and humid weather, but it beats the snow she was used to. The snow is nice for the first snowfall, but after that, it gets hard to drive in, Adams said. The sleet, the ice its just hard. Though shes an experienced teacher, every first day of classes brings about the same feelings she experienced as a first-time teacher. Im still nervous, Adams said. I always have that little bit of nervousness just because its new people. Some students will probably be nervous as well, but Adams does her best to be a calming KHHS Continued from 3B Continued from 2B influence. She said she tries to make her classes fun. I dont want to scare them off, because accounting is difficult, Adams said. I say, Dont worry. Its hard, but were going to work our way through it. I try to encourage them and not overwhelm them. 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