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Deadline Monday 5 p.m. before publication 904-964-6305 904-964-8628 Union County Times Union County Times USPS 648-200 Lake Butler, Florida Thursday, January 18, 2018 105 th Year 39 th Issue 75 CENTS 1963 to Meet The Union County High School Class of 1963 is having a lunch on Wednesday, Feb. 7 at 12 noon at the Steakhouse in Starke. All members of the Class of are invited to attend. Revival Faith Baptist Church, located at 104 SW 12 th Ave. in Lake Butler, is continuing to hold a revival with Evangelist Tim Green on Jan. 18-19. Services are at 7 p.m. For more information please call 386-496-3384. American Legion to Meet and Lake Butler American Legion Post 153 will meet on Thursday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m. at the Masonic Lodge in Lake Butler. The post is asking U.S. military veterans to contact Thomas Fortner, Adjutant, at 386-496-2473 or Ted Barber, Post Commander, at 386496-2744 for information and possible membership. Bags of groceries will be distributed to those in need from Alachua and Union counties on the second and fourth Tuesdays of each month at Santa Fe Baptist Church from 6-8 p.m. Santa Fe Baptist Church is located at 7505 Northwest C.R. 236 in Alachua. 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. Lonely? Looking for something to do on Saturday evenings? Non-smoking, non-drinking, 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 352-2849473 for more information. UC Recreation Union Countys Recreation Board meets every second Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the Pop Warner building. Car submerged in pond, 2 dead Telegraph Editor car from a retention pond off of State Road 100 and Lakewood Subdivision, west of Starke. Both occupants of the vehicle died in the crash, and there are no known witnesses to what happened. From its preliminary investigation, Florida Highway Patrol was able to surmise that the Chevrolet Malibu driven by 33-yearold Heather Dawn Jordan of Lawtey was traveling in a northerly direction on Lakewood Drive approaching the S.R. 100 intersection. The car crossed the highway onto the northern shoulder and became airborne, landing upside down in a storm water retention pond. Investigators dont know when that happened, but the crash was fatal for Jordan and her passenger, 19-year-old Ciara Nicole Kearns of Lawtey. FHP is continuing its investigation. Tatum Brothers owners vow to continue business Managing Editor The owners of Tatum Brothers Sawmill said Tuesday they intend to rebuild the part of their Monday. Charles and Sylvia Tatum said mill was open with all employees back on the job. They are still here and they will have a job as long as they want one, said Sylvia Tatum. The blaze destroyed a key structure at the facility, about a mile and a half south of Lawtey. Shortly after noon, employee Albert Baugess said he was eating a packed lunch, 20 feet away from the saw house. I heard a pop, recalled Baugess, looked around and didnt see anything. Then I looked around again and all I saw was black smoke. Baugess said he then shouted to co-worker Eric Thompson to get out of the structure. Thompson and his brother Buck Thompson were greasing the debarker in the saw house. Both heard the same pop that Baugess heard, and then found houses air compressor. Eric pointed it toward the base of the Just as I hit it, it went swoosh, Thompson said, describing a rapid ignition of the area around Lawtey Fire Chief Michael Heeder said that Thompson could sudden ignition of an entire area caused when materials reach ignition temperature at the same time. Bradford County Fire Coordinator Chip Ware said the due to saw dust, pitch, bark and other materials in the saw house that have large rates of heat release. Hatch said he was in Starke when he heard the alarm for the sawmill station in his vehicle, then drove Lawteys engine to the scene. Heeder arrived after Hatch in the companys tanker. Hatch said that as he left Starke, he saw a large billow of black smoke rising from the direction of Lawtey. the scene. Also responding were units from Theressa, New River, Heilbronn Springs and Clay County. stopped the blaze from spreading, resources on hot spots. He added and that they left around 7:30 p.m. Sylvia Tatum said the an even larger potential disaster. We have an above-ground fuel depot about 75 yards away the back of my mind. The building destroyed by the timber arriving at the mill. It contains a cut deck, debarker and Union County Schools Science Fair Winners Announced Lake Butler Middle School Students advancing to the regional contest: L-R Caleb Ripplinger (Best in Fair), Ciara Woodall (Best Physical Science Project), Jackson Crook (Best Biological Science Project) BY TRACY LEE TATE Times Editor A total of 75 individual student projects, from grades 6 through twelve, were selected from a vast array of choices, to participate in the Union County School District level of the competition ladder. In the school system, every student enrolled in a science class in the middle (Jr. division) or high school (Sr. division) City Finally Ranks Candidates, Ready to Negotiate with City Manager Applicants BY TRACY LEE TATE Times Editor Members of the Lake Butler chosen an order of applicants to offer the city manager position to, after much discussion and two rounds of interviews. interviews, all done by Skype, commissioners were able to eliminate one of the top four that had been selected by a dedicated committee. A withdrawn from the running. At its Jan. 9 meeting, the commission was unable to reach a consensus on who the best choice was, so they agreed to go ahead with reference and background checks on the three candidates they could agree on and get in touch with them to schedule a second round of interviews. The interviews were scheduled for Jan. 12 and, as it turned out, two of them were able to be conducted live as those applicants were in the area on other business. The third applicant was reinterviewed on Skype. Each commissioner was allowed a answers. First, in a live interview, was Dale Walker, a favorite for a couple of the commissioners. Commissioner Annette Redman asked the same What characteristics make a good supervisor/manager in your opinion and which ones do you possess? Walker said the willingness and ability to listen and then give clear and concise advice or direction, being able to mentor staff and someone I would want to work for. Both commissioners Jack Schenck and Deborah Browning were focused on supervisory and leadership styles and abilities, as well as familiarity with the development of personnel policies. Walker indicated he interest and said he thought it was usually best to listen before speaking and then attack whatever the problem was through honesty and integrity. He said it was important not to just recognize that there is a problem but also to understand it so it can them be taken care Commissioner Scott Cason asked about a Japanese management concept and Walker was the only one who immediately knew what it meant noting that it was not as as in industry and the private sector. Second to be interviewed, also in person, was the other of the two most popular applicants, Doc Dougherty. He noted that one of the most important skills or characteristics in both supervision and management was the ability to create and maintain a positive work environment where people wanted to come to work. He also noted a vision toward the future, a tenacity for action, knowing how and when to delegate and always remaining above board and transparent as necessary to success. Dougherty brings no work

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uctimeseditor@gmail.com 904-964-6305 fax 904-964-8628 USPS 648-200 Published each Thursday and entered as Periodical Postage Paid at Lake Butler, Florida under Act of March 3, 1879.POSTMASTER: Send address changes to: UNION COUNTY TIMES131 W. Call Street Starke, FL 32091 Subscription Rate in Trade Area $39.00 per year: $20.00 six months Outside Trade Area: $39.00 per year: $20.00 six months John M. Miller, Publisher Editor: Tracy Lee Tate Advertising: Kevin Miller Beth Tillman Typesetting: Eileen Gilmore Advertising & Newspaper Prod: C. Hurston Bookkeeping & Classified Adverts: Heather Wheeler Bookkeeping Asst: Linda Lacombe 386-496-9656 620 East Main Street Lake Butler, FL 32054(Across from Subway Plaza) Phone and Internet Discounts Available to CenturyLink CustomersThe Florida Public Service Commission designated CenturyLink as an Eligible Telecommunications Carrier within its service area for universal service purposes. CenturyLinks basic local service rates for residential voice lines are $21.22 per month and business services are $31.00$35.00 per month. Specic rates will be provided upon request. CenturyLink participates in a government benet program (Lifeline) to make residential telephone or broadband service more affordable to eligible low-income individuals and families. Eligible customers are those that meet eligibility standards as dened by the FCC and state commissions. Residents who live on federally recognized Tribal Lands may qualify for additional Tribal benets if they participate in certain federal eligibility programs. The Lifeline discount is available for only one telephone or broadband service per household, and can be on either wireline or wireless service. Broadband speeds must be 10 Mbps download and 1 Mbps upload or faster to qualify. Lifeline discounts include a transfer restriction (port freeze). This means that you are unable to obtain the Lifeline discount on service with another provider for a period of time. The length of time depends on the services you purchase 60 days for voice telephone service, 12 months for qualifying broadband service. Certain exceptions to the transfer restrictions may apply. See http://www.lifelinesupport.org/ls/changemy-company.aspx for more information. A household is dened for the purposes of the Lifeline program as any individual or group of individuals who live together at the same address and share income and expenses. Lifeline service is not transferable, and only eligible consumers may enroll in the program. Consumers who willfully make false statements in order to obtain a Lifeline discount can be punished by ne or imprisonment and can be barred from the program. Internet Basics may also be available to Lifeline eligible subscribers and provides reliable home high-speed Internet service up to 1.5Mbps for $9.95* per month for the rst 12 months of service. Please call 1-800257-3212 or visit centurylink.com/internetbasics for more information regarding CenturyLink Internet Basics. If you live in a CenturyLink service area, please call 1-855-954-6546 or visit centurylink.com/lifeline with questions or to request an application for the Lifeline program.*CenturyLink Internet Basics Program Residential customers only who qualify based on meeting income level or program participation eligibility requirements, and requires remaining eligible for the entire offer period. First bill will include charges for the rst full month of service billed in advance, prorated charges for service from the date of installation to bill date, and one-time charges and fees described above. Qualifying customers may keep this program for a maximum of 60 months after service activation provided customer still qualies during that time. Listed High-Speed Internet rate of $9.95/mo. applies for rst 12 months of service (after which the rate reverts to $14.95/mo. for the next 48 months of service), and requires a 12-month term agreement. Customer must either lease a modem/router from CenturyLink for an additional monthly charge or independently purchase a modem/router, and a one-time High-Speed Internet activation fee applies. A one-time professional installation charge (if selected by customer) and a one-time shipping and handling fee applies to customers modem/router. General Services not available everywhere. Customers must not be currently subscribed to CenturyLink Internet service. CenturyLink may change or cancel services or substitute similar services at its sole discretion without notice. Offer, plans, and stated rates are subject to change and may vary by service area. Deposit may be required. Additional restrictions apply. Terms and Conditions All products and services listed are governed by tariffs, terms of service, or terms and conditions posted at centurylink.com. Taxes, Fees, and Surcharges Applicable taxes, fees, and surcharges include a carrier Universal Service charge, carrier cost recovery surcharges, state and local fees that vary by area and certain in-state surcharges. Cost recovery fees are not taxes or government-required charges for use. Taxes, fees, and surcharges apply based on standard monthly, not promotional, rates. Lake Butler Middle School Students advancing to the regional contest: Left to right kneeling; Baler Waters, Jonathan Edwards, Caleb Ripplinger, Garrett Dicks. Row 2 Ciara Woodall, Lily Neal, Jewel Dekle, Karli Jenkins, Lily French. Row 3 Laura Park, Daegan Gainey, Eli Hendricks, Rylie Parrish, Jackson Crook, Chaz Strayer will complete a class project. This project is displayed in the students classroom and the presentation of the project is given, by the student, to the class. The best of these projects are selected by the science classroom teachers to advance to the district level competition, in this case 75 of them. Once the projects are judged at the district level and the winners chosen, a group of projects is selected in each division to represent the school district in the regional science fair. These are picked by the judges as projects which are the best representatives of their division and the school district as a whole. Students and projects winning include: Jackson Crook, Chickens and Their Chicks, Jr. Div. Animal Science; Abigail Ripplinger, Is it Best to Hatch a Chicken from Inside an Incubator or Outside with Hens? Sr. Div. Animal Sciences. Caleb Ripplinger, Do Males and Females Interact Differently with Different Colored Lego Blocks Year 2, Jr. Behavioral and Social Sciences; Jon Johnson, on the Attentiveness of Young Children, Sr. Behavioral and Social Sciences; Karli Jenkins, Your Teeth vs. Your Drink, Jr. Biomedical Science; Kasie Murphy, Bacterial Growth in Organic, Homemade and Conventional Baby Food, Sr. Biomedical Sciences. Jewel Dekle, Rotten to the Core, Jr. Chemistry; Mark Seager, How Does Salinity of Iron? Sr. Chemistry; Ciara Woodall, Phosphorus, and Their Effects on Water Quality, Jr. Environmental; Emily ONeal, Methane Production from Animal Waste, Sr. Environmental; Annaston Lisson, Egg Drop, Homemade Solar Air Heater-2, Sr. Engineering; Brian Kish, Which Water Filter is the most Engineering (a tie). of the HGB2-4kb Dnase 1 Hypersensitive Site Before and After the Knockout of the HBD-1kb Region in the Betaglobin Locus, Sr. Mathematics and Computational Sciences; Jonathan Edwards, Which Football has the Most Kick? Jr. Physics and Astronomy; Hannah Perron, Move Moon: How the Moon Phase Affect Star Visibility, Sr. Physics and Astronomy; Baler Waters, Herbicidal Control over Tropical Soda Apple, Jr. Plant Sciences; Ryan Hardin, A Sticky Situation: Anaylsis of Resin Canal Volume and Quantities in Pines, Sr. Plant Sciences. Of these winners, three were selected as the best overall in each division. In the junior division the top three were: physical science Ciara Woodall; Biological Sciences Jackson Crook and Overall in Division Caleb Ripplinger. In the senior division the overall winners were: physical science Ryan Hardin and Overall in Division Emily ONeal. This years Suwannee Valley Regional Science Fair will Gateway College. The event will include competitors from 10 counties (Baker, Bradford, Columbia, Union, Suwannee, Madison, Hamilton, Lafayette, will transport and setup their projects and give the associated presentations and be judged. Continued from 1A Traditionally, Union County Students have little trouble passing through this stage and moving up to state competition and will no doubt do so again this year. Junior Division students that will be making the trip to Lake Strayer, Jackson Crook, Caleb Ripplinger, Grant Dicks, Lily French, Rylie Parrish, Karli Jenkins, Daegan Gainey, Jewel Dekle, Ciara Woodall, Jonathan Edwards, Laura Park, Eli Hendricks, Baler Waters and Lily Neal. Senior Division students making the trip to regional competition include: Abi Ripplinger, Kiana Paytee, Jon Johnson, Andrew-Paul Atteberry, Kasie Murphy, Mark Caren, Emily ONeal, Erica Roseke/Madelyn Whitehead, Perez, Hannah Perron, Emily Davison and Ryan Hardin. Alternates are: Katherine Dorsey, Millinea Jennings, Ciarra Hopkins and Roberto Saravia. Renae Allen, Union County High School science teacher and Director of the District Science Fair, said she is constantly work produced by students and the level at which they function. The degree of dedication and hard work the students put into their research projects amazes me each year, Allen said. I feel so blessed to have the opportunity to teach and work with these outstanding students and their classroom teachers. We all have the full support from our school system and administrators. I cant wait to see further success from our students as they prepare at the Suwannee Valley Regional Science Fair.

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Thursday, January 18, 2018 Union County Times 3A Everyone Benefits!When you shop with your Lake Butler merchant you help out a lot of activities in your community.Your community merchants support High School Activities to include: Band, Football, Baseball, Tennis, FFA, KRA, Pop Warner, 4-H, Clubs, Veterans Organizations, Seniors, Churches, Scouts, and a lot more... These organizations make our community a better place to live and add value to our lives. Your local merchant is glad to help out but they need your support. When you have a need that you can fulfill in the Lake Butler area, your patronage will be appreciated...The Union County T imes encourages all to shop with our advertisers...For a stronger business community. UCT Legals 1/18/18 IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE EIGHTH JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND FOR UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA GENERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE NO. 17000049CAAXMX FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION (FANNIE MAE), A CORPORATION ORGANIZED AND EXISTING UNDER THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, vs. DEBRA A. BROTHERS; KEITH E. BROTHERS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DEBRA A. BROTHERS, et al. Defendant(s). NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of Foreclosure dated December 13, 2017, and entered in 17000049CAAXMX of the Circuit Court of the EIGHTH Judicial Circuit in and for Union County, Florida, wherein FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION (FANNIE MAE), A CORPORATION ORGANIZED AND EXISTING UNDER THE LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES DEBRA A. BROTHERS; KEITH E. BROTHERS; UNKNOWN SPOUSE OF DEBRA A, BROTHERS are the Defendant(s), Kellie Hendricks Connell as the Clerk of the Circuit Court will sell to the highest and best bidder for cash at the Front Lobby, Union County Courthouse 55 W. Main Street, Lake Butler, FL 32054, at 11:00 AM, on February 15, 2018, the following described property as set forth in said Final Judgment, to wit: A PARCEL OF LAND CONTAINING A TOTAL AREA OF 4.0 ACRES, MORE OR LESS, LYING, BEING AND SITUATE IN SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 5 SOUTH, RANGE 20 EAST, UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: COMMENCE AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SAID SECTION 17, AND RUN SOUTH 02 DEGREES 01 MINUTE 25 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE EAST LINE OF SAID SECTION 17, A DISTANCE OF 659.77 FEET TO THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF THE NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SAID SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 17, AND TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING OF THE HEREINAFTER DESCRIBED PARCEL OF LAND: THENCE CONTINUE RUNNING SOUTH 02 DEGREES 01 MINUTE 25 SECONDS EAST, CONTINUING ALONG SAID EAST LINE OF SECTION 17, A DISTANCE OF 150.07 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 86 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 24 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 1283.52 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE EAST LINE OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SAID SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 17; THENCE RUN SOUTH 86 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 49 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 179.32 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF COUNTY ROAD NUMBER S-238 (80 FOOT RIGHT OF WAY); THENCE RUN NORTH 00 DEGREES 54 MINUTES 39 SECONDS EAST, ALONG SAID EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE, A DISTANCE OF 150.49 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH THE NORTH LINE OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF SAID NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 17; THENCE RUN NORTH 86 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 49 SECONDS EAST. ALONG SAID NORTH LINE OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 17, A DISTANCE OF 167.82 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH SAID EAST LINE OF THE NORTHWEST 1/4 OF SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 17; THENCE RUN NORTH 86 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 24 SECONDS EAST, ALONG THE NORTH LINE OF SAID SOUTH 1/2 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 17, A DISTANCE OF 552.36 FEET; THENCE RUN SOUTH 02 DEGREES 01 MINUTE 25 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 130.06 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 86 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 24 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 336.03 FEET; THENCE RUN NORTH 02 DEGREES 01 MINUTE 25 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE 130.06 FEET TO THE INTERSECTION WITH SAID NORTH LINE OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 17; THENCE RUN NORTH 86 DEGREES 15 MINUTES 24 SECONDS EAST, ALONG SAID NORTH LINE OF THE SOUTH 1/2 OF NORTHEAST 1/4 OF SOUTHEAST 1/4 OF SECTION 17, A DISTANCE OF 398.93 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING. Property Address: 18052 NE 125TH TRL LAKE BUTLER, FL 32054 Any person claiming an interest in the surplus from the sale, if any, other than the property owner as of the date of (he lis p endens must Hie a claim within 60 days after the sale. Dated this 15 day of December, 2017. Kellie Hendricks Connell As Clerk of the Court By: Crystal Norman As Deputy Clerk IMPORTANT AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT. If you are a person with a disability who needs any accommodation in order to participate in a proceeding, you are entitled to be provided with certain assistance at no cost to you. Please contact the ADA Coordinator, Alachua County Family and Civil Justice Center, 201 East University Avenue, Gainesville, FL 32601 (352) 337-6237 at least 7 days before your scheduled court appearance, or immediately upon receiving this scheduled appearance is less than 7 days. If you are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-955-8770 via Florida Relay Service. 1/11 2tchg 1/18-UCT IN THE CIRCUIT COURT FOR UNION COUNTY, FLORIDA PROBATE DIVISION File No. 63-2017-CP-0032 IN RE: ESTATE OF NORMAN H. RUSHTON, Deceased. The administration of the estate of NORMAN H. RUSHTON, deceased, whose date of death was September 7, 2017, is pending in the Circuit Court for Union County, Florida, Probate Division, the address of which is 55 W. Main Street, #103, Lake Butler, Florida 32054. The names and addresses of the Personal Representative and the Personal Representatives attorney are set forth below. All creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against Decedents estate; on whom a copy of this Notice is required to be Court ON OR BEFORE THE LATER OF 3 MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other creditors of the Decedent and other persons having claims or demands against Decedents estate WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS SET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITHSTANDING THE TIME PERIOD SET FORTH ABOVE; ANY CLAIM FILED TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER THE DECEDENTS DATE OF DEATH IS BARRED. notice is: January 11, 2018. JAMES R. NICI, ESQ. Attorney for Personal Representative Florida Bar No. 0000507 Nici Law Firm, PL 1185 Immokalee Road Suite 110 Naples, FL 34110 Telephone: (239) 449-6150 ELIZABETH FEATHERSTONE Personal Representative 20160 Lime Tree Lane Estero, Florida 33928 1/11 2tchg 1/18-UCT NOTICE Invitation for Bids IFB #18-01 Wells The New River Solid Waste Invitation For Bids for the installation Legals 1/18 1tchg-UCT Continued from 3A systems to the table on his resume and freely admits that, at the moment he knows little study and was willing to put in the time and work to learn and to be prepared when arrived for day one if selected for the job. The last interview, with applicant Michael Brillhard, was done using Skype and was the shortest of the three. He also stressed the importance of listening before action or trying to solve a problem. He said he felt that one must have a total understanding of all sides of a situation before the direction that the matter needed to move in. He told the commissioner that he had and implementing personnel policies and considered himself to be capable of being a good leader. After the third interview the commissioners discussed what they had heard and attempted to come to a majority vote about the ranking of the candidates but were unable to reach a consensus. They agreed to table the matter until the regularly scheduled meeting on Jan. 16 and adjourned. At the Jan. 16 meeting the commissioners were able to reach a decision and issue instructions to City Manager Dave Mecusker and City Clerk Sara Owen. They agreed to and authorized the mayor, Fred Sirmones, City Attorney John Maines and Mecusker to enter into contract negotiations with Walker and, if an agreement could not be reached to do the same with their second pick, Doc Dougherty. They set a deadline for these activities to be completed and the results reported to them at the commissions regular February meeting on Feb. 6. a metal detector, which detects nails and other metal in trees before they are sorted and moved to other areas of the mill. After moving through the saw house, lumber is stored in the facilitys yard for three months before planing or shipment to a treatment plant. During the three-month storage, the wood dries from water and resin. of the blaze. He added however, that at this time, he believes the The company employs between 55 and 60 people. Sylvia Tatum said it will take a few months to replace Meanwhile, the facility will operate a second planing mill, used to convert rough boards into facility usually operates only one planing mill, but will now open a second line and work through a stockpile of drying lumber in the mills yard. facilitys shavings house. Last month another blaze took out a drying shed. Continued from 1A

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Around the Region Clay lobby Science Fair Managing Editor joined other Clay County dignitaries in the second Clay Day in Tallahassee. The series of events, led by County Commission Chair Gavin Rollins and County Manager Stephanie Kopelusos is an effort to draw the attention of state lawmakers and their staffs to the legislative priorities of Clay County. Keystone Heights Mayor Karen Lake, City Manager Scott Kornegay, Clerk Lynn Rutkowski and Airpark Chair Daivd Kirkland joined the sheriff, schools superintendent, county commissioners and other county and Clay municipal leaders. On Wednesday night, the group held a reception at the Association. There, the Clay County legislative delegation of Sen. Rob Bradley, Rep. Travis Cummings and Rep. Bobby Payne was joined by Sen. Keith Perry and Rep. Chuck Clemons, both of Gainesville. The following morning the Clay County group heard from Sen. Aaron Bean, Cissy Proctor: Manny Diaz, who chairs the House committee on K-12 education, and Joe Mobley, the countys lobbyist. The group then reconvened senator reviewed last years legislative successes and urged the group to focus on this years priorities: continued funding of progress on the Black Creek Water Resource Development Project. The group then set up for lunch in the capitol courtyard where caterer Stalvies served around 1,000 meals, and Agriculture Commissioner Adam Putnam Jimmy Patronis joined the Clay delegation. Kornegay, who attended both this years and last years Clay Days, said the 2018 edition was better organized. He also said participation from up from 2017. Kirkland said the event not only allowed Clay County with state policy makers, but also provided an opportunity for northern Clay County leaders Keystone Heights. I met some people from Green Cove Springs who did not know Keystone was in Clay County and did not know Keystone Heights had an airport, he said. longer Telegraph Editor Alachua County is willing to continue disposing of its waste at the New River Regional term. Alachua County Interim County Manager Michele Lieberman accepted New River Regional current contract in order to allow both sides time to negotiate a new interlocal agreement for the disposal of Alachuas waste. 2019, asking the county be spared a $2.35 per ton surcharge period. The surcharge is set aside which Alachua agreed to pay through the end of 2018 as part of a prior contract amendment. NRSWA previously offered to waive that surcharge while both sides negotiated a contract continue working with the garbage disposal up to bids. Disposal was bid, however, and New River came out on top, but the proposals were evaluated and whether the Sunshine Law had been violated. Rather than go through the bidding process again, which New River believes would put it at a disadvantage, the negotiate as two governments agreement. However, the county board to vote on in time for its Jan. 11 meeting. ONeal said once that new amendment is received, he will bring it to the board for consideration. He said rather than a new contract, it seems like Alachua could simply looking for a temporary contract Liebermans letter indicted interest in developing a new interlocal agreement for and beyond that includes previously committed to and partnership in future gas-toenergy projects. ONeal is hoping for serious negotiations that consider the countys disposal rate and contract length, but any like compressed natural gas contract. Alachua is not short of alternatives based on conversation during a special meeting held last November from going with another disposal site to opening its own solid waste association with other interested counties. Based on the its staffs analysis, Alachua could reduce its solid waste costs by its own gas-to-energy program. Alachua Commissioner Mike Byerly acknowledged that the be unpopular, but he added, Theres something to be said for taking care of your own mess. Potential sites include Archer or siting a new one at Balu Forest in Orange Heights. Commissioner Robert Hutchinson said no one is backyard. Commissioner Ken Cornell said the liability of considered in the analysis. Plus, the millions of dollars in capital investment have already been made by New River and its competitors. Cornell also acknowledged how important the continuing success of New River Regional commissions in Bradford and Union counties just as their decision about phosphate mining will be to Alachua County. Cornell said he could be interested in a new long-term agreement with New River, depending on what could be offered in terms of energy project partnership. He said he wanted staff to begin Hutchinson made that motion, supported by Commissioner Lee Pinkoson. Their instruction was for staff to negotiate the best deal possible. Concern for Bradford and Union aside, they should be most concerned with getting the best deal for Alachua County citizens. Byerly said the board was making a decision without all of the information. In order to avoid considering an Alachua County site, he said they were choosing to dispose of garbage with neighbors who were less organized to oppose them and maintaining a larger carbon footprint in order to do it. Trucking our junk somewhere else is not good policy, he said. He wanted to conclude the analysis and not rule out options in advance. Thats not a good way to make decisions, he said. In other business: for proposals from companies to develop gas-to-energy projects include turning methane from the gas for vehicles or cleaning it up further and placing it in a pipeline where a utility would use it to generate electricity.

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Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, January 18, 2018 News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake Region Gods path for Graham man leads to Middle East and other locales FRESH WHOLEFRYER BONELESS BEEFEYE 0ROUNDROAST BEEFT-BONESTEAK LEAN & TENDERBEEF STEWMEAT9999 $499 $499PRICES GOOD JAN 17 JAN 23 PRICES GOOD JAN 17 JAN 23 LOCALLY AMERICAN LOCALLY AMERICAN $399 $399 RED or GOLDPOTATOESRED or GOLDPOTATOES2/$52/$5 5959CUCUMBERS or GREEN PEPPERSCUCUMBERS or GREEN PEPPERS2/$52/$5 FRESHPINEAPPLESFRESHPINEAPPLESFRESH MINIWATERMELONSFRESH MINIWATERMELONS 9999EA EA FRESH PORK BONE-INCOUNTRY RIBS or PORK STEAKSLB LB LB LB LB$149 $149 Open 7 Days a Week 8am to 8pm1371 South Walnut St. (Hwy 301) Starke (904)368-9188 $399 $399 FRESH PORKCUBESTEAK JALAPEO orANDOUILLESAUSAGE FRESH CUBEDCHICKEN BREAST orSTIR FRY PREMIUMCHICKEN STRIPSASSTD VARIETIES$299 $299 $349 $349 $599 $599 CORN DOGS16 CT REG PKG or 40 CT MINILB LB$549 $549 $299FRESH RED or GOLDENDELICIOUS APPLES5 LB BAG 99USDA INSPECTEDFRESH PORK BOSTONBUTT ROASTLB 2 PER PKG $129USDA INSPECTEDFRESHCUT UP or SPLITFRYERLB FAM PAK 25 OZ PKG $399 $39916 OZ PKG SMOKEDSAUSAGE BY CLIFF SMELLEY Business or pleasure? When it comes to describing Chuck Slaters travels, theres another option: spiritual. Slater, who lives in Graham, has been all over the world, due in large part to his job as a consultant who assists engineering companies with the start-up of steel mills. Some recent travels, though, have been of a different nature as Slater has put turmoil in his life in the past and turned his life over to God. All of a sudden, my pathway has just exploded with all these different opportunities to do things, Slater said. One opportunity had Slater in the Golan Heights, in the demilitarized zone on the border between Israel and Syria, as a volunteer with Friend Ships Lake Charles, Louisiana, that participates in humanitarian efforts based upon biblical principles. Friend Ships has at a compound known as Camp Ichay to provide care for Syrian war victims. Slater said the clinic is part of a good-neighbor effort by the Israeli government and that the compound the clinic is located on is monitored and operated by the United Nations. We were surrounded by Slater said. Really. I spent 65 days inside that compound and never left. Slater said he had various responsibilities at the compound, where people would come to receive medical care as well as receive bags of food to take with them when they left. He did anything from coordinating the distribution of food to keeping the portable toilets clean. I was just kind of the utility man for the triage center, Slater said. His technical expertise was also useful in such things as making the hot-water systems were in working order. I was able to bring that skill set to the mission and help out, Slater said. I assembled a portable x-ray station. I just did all those types of things. One of the more interesting aspects of his time at the compound was conversing with the men who showed up for care for themselves and their families. It made an impression on him to talk to young adults who showed him pictures of themselves carrying weapons and talked of of Syrian President Bashar alAssad. We were able to talk politics, religion and just social-type of things, Slater said. I just found that to be very interesting. He said he wasnt sure how much truth there was in some of the things he heard, but Slater said in his talks, which were aided by an online translator, Chuck Slater holds a child, whose family was visiting the compound he volunteered at. It was often chaos as families were gathering to leave the compound, and Slater would sometimes comfort crying children. It was always fun. It was kind of counter to their culture, he said, explaining how men left the handling of children to their wives. See SLATER, 5B

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2B Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section Have your say! What does Martin to you? Starke native named an Outstanding Airman of the Year ST CLASS CALEB WORPEL 56 th Tech. Sgt. Kyle Wilson, 56th Equipment Maintenance Squadron aerospace ground equipment support NCO in charge, has been awarded as one of the Air Forces 12 Outstanding Airmen of the Year and attributes routine and family. I was overwhelmed with emotion and gratitude when I found out I was selected for this award, said Wilson, who is currently stationed at Luke Air Force Base in Arizona. You dont wake up every day and think you will have an opportunity as great as this. The Starke native, who is the son of the deceased Wayde Wilson and Christine Ritch and her husband, Shaun, is approaching his 10-year anniversary in his Air Force career. From a command chief executive to an Airmen Leadership School instructor, Wilson explains he has utilized every opportunity the Air Force has brought his way. I have always tried to surround myself with people who push me to change, become better and step outside of my comfort zone, Wilson explained. My mentors and leaders who presented me with opportunities are without a doubt part of the reason why I have been selected for this award. Wilsons contributions to the Air Force chief of staffs second focus area of strengthening joint leaders and teams was a pivotal reason for his selection. During his four years at Ramstein Air Base, Germany, Wilson was an Airman Leadership School instructor and found innovative ways to not only train Airmen, but also incorporate U.S. Army Soldiers into enlisted professional military education programs. Wilson also helped advise and International European Air Force Academy, among many other accomplishments. On June 30 just six days prior to his scheduled arrival at Luke Air Force Base Wilson received a phone call notifying him that he had won the award. He was working out in the gym when Brig. Gen. Richard Moore, 86th Airlift Wing Commander, and Chief Master Sgt. Aaron Bennett, 86th Airlift Wing Command Chief, called to notify him. There wasnt a better place to learn that I had won the award than the gym, said Wilson. I was overcome with emotion. I It was an amazing feeling. Wilson has returned to his Luke. Stepping into a new role here is exciting, explained Wilson. There is opportunity to meet, teach and learn from a whole new group of people. I am thrilled to be a part of building the future of Airpower within the F-35A Lightning II program and I am driven to keep pushing our team forward to enhance the future success of Luke. Wilson explains that a keeps him grounded and focused to be the best Airman possible. Working-out allows me to step away from my daily life and put myself into a different mind space, said Wilson. I like to be up early and get a start to my day before most people even open their eyes. I can burn off any stress I might be carrying with me before the day starts allowing me to better focus myself at work to get the job done. It keeps me healthy, physically and mentally. Wilsons wife, Master Sgt. Nalani Wilson, 56th Medical chief, has played a vital role in supporting Wilson through his career. They share a passion for working out and contributing to Air Force culture. Along with his step-daughter Aziya, son Cameron and daughter Kylie, Wilson explained family is a major contributor to his success. I actually met my wife doing my favorite thing working out in the gym, Wilson said. She is a huge supporter in my life and our childrens. She has been there for all of us during every step we have taken forward in our lives. Family always comes become better every day. Approximately 290,000 enlisted total force Airmen were eligible to become an Outstanding Airman of the Year. Entries are selected from a board formed of command chief master sergeants from each major command and reviewed by the Air Force chief of staff. Tech. Sgt. Kyle Wilson poses for a portrait at Luke Air Force Base, Arizona. Wilson attributes much of his success to and staying healthy. Photo by U.S. Air Force photo/ Worpel. Esther KellyA way of freedom, rights,

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Thursday, January 18, 2018 Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section 3B Dr. Virgil A. BerryCHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIANDr. Virgil A. BerryCHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIAN Modern methods with old-fashioned concern. Modern methods with old-fashioned concern. Auto Accidents Work Injuries Headaches Neck and Back Pain Auto Accidents Work Injuries Headaches Neck and Back Pain NEED RELIEF FROM:Call Dr. BerryServing the Area for more than29 YearsCall Dr. BerryServing the Area for more than29 Years BY CLIFF SMELLEY college athletics for 2016 Union County High School graduate Jordan Howe, who was part of a Limestone College softball team that reached unprecedented heights. It was a great, new experience I would love for anyone to experience, the daughter of Kevin and Donna Howe said. The Gaffney, South Carolina program finished 2017 with the most wins in school history, compiling a 45-13 record as well as setting a new high mark for team home runs in a season at 36. That beat the old home-run mark by three, so the two Howe hit during her freshman year were important. the NCAA Division II playoffs for the second time ever and by defeating Lenoir-Rhyne 5-3. The Saints then defeated North Greenville 4-1 before losing twice to North Georgia and missing out on advancing to the super regionals. The expectations are high for Howe and her teammates entering this season. I think were going to have a really good season, Howe said. Last year, we were really good, and we went farther than people expected us to. This year, I think were going to go even farther because our girls are just so talented. We just have a really strong team this year. I cant wait to see what all plays out. Howe, a catcher who helped Union County advance to the state semifinals her senior year, played in 22 games last season, sometimes as a designated player or pinch-hitter. She batted .224 with two doubles, two home runs and eight RBI. One of her home runs occurred in game, while later in the season, she hit a three-run home run as part of an eightrun inning in Limestones 11-4 win over Anderson. One of Howes best offensive performances was in the second game she played. She went 2-for3 with a double and two RBI in a 7-3 win over St. Andrews. There were some bumps in the road, Howe said of her freshman year, but in the end, everything worked out as I wanted it to. There were some things I couldve done better here and there, but for the most part, (the season) was better than expected. Howe admitted that some of those bumps in the road were having to deal with athletics and academics at the collegiate level. was, but once you adjusted to studying more or doing your work early, it got easier. in the road. In regard to the athletics side of being a student-athlete, Howe day for your position. Every day you showed up was pretty much a war. Everyones just so good there. You want to be the best, but you also want the best for your team. A typical day for Howe starts early, with weight training at 7 a.m. another tough adjustment That was hard getting up that early, she said. Then its off to classes from 8 a.m. until noon. Lunch follows, with homework and perhaps a nap until practice begins at 2 p.m. Howe eats dinner after practice and then does more homework before hopefully going to sleep by midnight. You dont have much social life, Howe said. Her preparations for the 2017 season began with Earn It Week, so named, Howe said, because everyone, in essence, is trying to earn their spot on the team. Basically, Earn It Week is a lot of running. You just wanted it to end, Howe said, but it made you better. Im grateful for it. Running during Earn It Week began at 6 a.m., so that was hard for Howe, who didnt like waking up to lift weights at 7 a.m. Then there was the weather that early in the morning. It was freezing, Howe said. You wore sweatpants, but then you had to take them off to wear shorts because you got so hot from all the running. Your chest was hurting because it was so cold, but at the same time, you were burning up. The weather in Gaffney, South Carolina is different from the weather down here, which had Howe shopping for a new wardrobe. My clothes down here dont really keep me warm up there, she said. I had to go buy all new clothes just to stay warm. Whether it was getting used to the weather or the rigors of college academics or athletics, Howe received the support of her teammates. They were like the sisters I never had, Howe said. They were just always there for you when you fell. They didnt hate on you or anything. They would pick you up and help you so much. Her teammates and coaches were there for her to lean on during those times when it was tough to be away from home. Howe said she missed having her parents around all the time to give her advice when she needed it, but she was fortunate in that her parents saw her a lot, especially at every Limestone home game. I was just so happy to have their support, Howe said. It made me feel Union County grad experiences special freshman season at Limestone College Jordan Howe You had to fight every day for your position. Every day you showed up was pretty much a war. Everyones just so good there. for Limestone College. She hit a home run in drove in three two games and hit a three-run homer later in the season. Photo by Stacey Wylie and courtesy of Limestone Athletics. Christian, non-denominational college in Gaffney, South Carolina. Carolina. Became co-educational in the late 1960s. Enrolls more than 1,000 traditional-day students and 2,500 extended campus students at eight sites and on the internet. Ten buildings on campus, in addition to nearby Limestone Spring and a limestone quarry are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. championship in 2000, 2002, 2014, 2015 and 2017. time at catcher during her freshman season at Limestone College. She also got playing time as a designated player and pinch hitter.

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4B Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section T h e h i r i n g o f a l a w y e r i s a n i m p o r t a n t d e c i s i o n t h a t s h o u l d n o t b e b a s e d s o l e l y u p o n a d v e r t i s e m e n t s B e f o r e y o u d e c i d e a s k u s t o s e n d y o u i n f o r m a t i o n a b o u t o u r q u a l i f i c a t i o n s a n d e x p e r i e n c e Letters Opposes mining Dear Editor: This week, the Union County Commission will likely have passed yet another years moratorium on mining, while they continue to update their Land Development Regulations (LDRs) and Comprehensive Plan (CP). They are in a bit of a legal battle with HPSII, the company proposing phosphate mining in Bradford and Union counties, which is mad that Union wont accept a draft application that would let them avoid the new plans. Kudos to Union commissioners for not folding under pressure. Union County residents can have open discussions with their commissioners about any and all topics relevant to their county. It is a wonderfully healthy relationship for citizens to have with their representatives who are there to serve both immediate and longterm interests of the county. The Bradford County Commission, on the other hand, failed to heed the advice of the North Florida Regional Planning Council that a moratorium was necessary in order to bring our very minimal LDRs and Comprehensive Plan up to todays standards. That faulty action allowed HPS, despite assurances that they would not, to submit a very incomplete Master Mining Plan that blocked the county from open dialogue with the citizens and left us without updating OUR LDRs and CP. This has gone on for two years now! Meanwhile, HPS is FAR from satisfying the Requests for Additional Information presented by the Department of Environmental Protection, let alone the other agencies involved. How long can the Bradford County Commission and the citizens of our county be held hostage, all because our BCC failed to adopt ANY period of mining moratorium, instead believing the promise that HPS would not do exactly what they then did, submit an application that blocked BCCs action? Now, as a means of doing SOMETHING, the BCC wants to pay $53,000 to an environmental submitted plan of HPS. And, HPS will give the money to our broke county to cover the costs of the consultants. Will the BCC hire consultants again when HPS submits a completed ACTUAL application? mess would be to deny the plan, overturn the no vote and then immediately vote to enact a moratorium. Then we can update our LDRs and get on with our lives and future planning for the kind of county we hope to have in the future. Bradford Countys website has just been updated and shows a beautiful lake and the beauty that represents our countys natural assets. We are working on a new logo. We are trying to rebrand ourselves as an appealing place to come and live and start a business. Phosphate mining is antithetical to the new way Bradford wants to depict itself. It does not represent the future that we envision for our county. It would be a step backward, not forward thinking. Carol Mosley Thanks from food pantry Dear Editor: The volunteers at the Bradford Ministries Food Pantry (Bradford Food Pantry) would like to thank every individual, business and organization that contributed to us being able to distribute 311 holiday food bags during November and December and serve 9,000 adults and children in 2017. We served 650 families during these two months. My thought was the Grinch DID NOT STEAL CHRISTMAS in Bradford County. From the 10-year-old child who saw something on TV about a child donating food and insisted to her mother that she wanted to do a basket for us; to the elderly gentleman who is reported to be not so turned on by Christmas, but who bought out of his pocket hygiene items for the homeless bags; to the lady who bought the supplies and donated 47 Christmas goodies, which were a sled made out of candy canes and candy bars with decorations on top. With small decorations, we decided to give them to our clients over 70. I wish she could have seen their smiles; to the business which donated holiday food bags donated by their employees and others in the small shopping center, already made up and decorated. When Salvation Army says local donations stay here, they do. They buy our holiday meat every year. When you help our service organizations, you help the food pantry because they, in turn, make a donation. The Shop at Home campaign tells the truth when they say that our businesses donate to our local causes. We couldnt do what we do without their generosity. Our churches have always been supportive with food drives and money donations. Every person, business, church or organization who donated helped us feed 9,000 people last year, some just one time when an emergency came up, some on a bi-monthly basis. Just know, we pinch pennies (1,800 packs of hot dogs purchased at 18 cents each), and pay no salaries. Every cent goes to purchasing food and operating expenses. I have always thought Bradford County was a loving community. Now I am convinced of it. You enabled us to move into a building more than twice as big as we had operated in for 28 years, with the help of our local state representatives and the Department of Agriculture. Our clients can now get in out of the heat and cold and rain and have a seat. We purchased two commercial freezers and are hoping to purchase two commercial coolers to enable us to have fresh vegetables on hand. We have a big need for younger men (our youngest is over 70) to help with pickups of food and unloading at our pantry. God Bless you all. Betty Warren CRIME Recent arrests in Bradford, Clay and Union The following individuals were arrested recently by in Bradford, Union or Clay (Keystone Heights and Melrose areas) counties. BRADFORD Kristy Lynn Brannen, 33, of Orange Park was arrested Jan. 12 by Bradford deputies for a probation violation. Dylan James Chamberlain, 21, of Hampton was arrested Jan. 9 by Bradford deputies for two probation violations. Jason Odell Davis, 31, of Glen St. Mary was arrested Jan. 12 by probation out-of-county warrant. Charles Aaron Fore, 37, of Starke was arrested Jan. 14 by Starke police for driving with a suspended or revoked license. Luke Benjamin Fraser, 18, of Weston was arrested Jan. 12 by Lawtey police for possession of marijuana and possession of drug equipment. Mary Liane Fritz, 28, of High Springs was arrested Jan. 9 by Bradford deputies for an out-of-county warrant. Tray Markis Hankerson, 23, of Lawtey was arrested Jan. 10 by Bradford deputies for a probation violation. Micah Elijah Hendrix, 21, of Maysville, North Carolina was arrested Jan. 11 by Starke police for disorderly conduct. According to an arrest report, the defendant with Thomas C. Johns in the parking lot of Whiskey River Saloon. David Edward Jepson, 33, of Lake City was arrested Jan. 13 by Lawtey police as a habitual offender for driving with a suspended or revoked license. Thomas C. Johns, 38, of Richlands, North Carolina was arrested Jan. 10 by Starke police for disorderly conduct. According to an arrest report, the defendant got into a in the parking lot of Whiskey River Saloon. Jose Luis Julian-Rulfo, 38, was arrested Jan. 12 by state troopers for DUI. Antonio Antwan Lott, 24, of Starke was arrested Jan. 11 by Starke police for fraudulent use of credit cards. According to an arrest report, the victim said he gave the defendant a ride and believes the defendant saw his credit cards in the vehicle during the trip. Video surveillance from Walmart and Dollar General showed the defendant using the credit cards to buy merchandise and then returning the goods for refunds. Jose Martinez, 51, of Hampton was arrested Jan. 9 by Starke police for battery. According to an arrest report, the victim told police the defendant came into her bedroom while she was asleep and woke her up. After an argument started, the defendant slapped the victim in the face. Jamie Diane McClellan, 33, of Starke was arrested Jan. 12 by Bradford deputies for a probation violation. Hilary Obinna Okam, 43, of Jacksonville was arrested Jan. 9 by Starke police for resisting marijuana, possession of drug equipment, destroying evidence while committing a felony. According to an arrest report, the defendant passed a Starke the area of Noegels Auto Sales. was travelling 41 in a 30-mph zone. After stopping the car, odor of marijuana emitting from the vehicle. The defendant then attempted to eat a green leafy substance that was in the car. The substance later tested positive for marijuana. When the defendant attempted to exit the vehicle contrary to commands found a black, Beretta 9mm semiautomatic handgun in the vehicle, in addition to a marijuana grinder with residue. Shoun Christopher Powell, 18, of Jacksonville was arrested Jan. 10 by Bradford deputies for failure to appear. Reinaldo Rodriguez, 48, of Starke was arrested Jan. 12 by Starke police for an out-of-county warrant. Joshua Lee Saha, 20, of Lorton, Virginia was arrested Jan. 14 by Bradford deputies for possession of marijuana. Robert Todd Sheldon, 53, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 11 by Starke police for DUI. Jerome Terry Turner, 63, of Lawtey was arrested Jan. 8 by Lawtey police eluding and fraudulent use of credit cards. UNION Bryan Randall Elixson, 35, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 11 by Union deputies for an out-ofcounty warrant. Landras Jones, 40, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 9 by Union deputies for burglary, larceny, criminal mischief and possession of a weapon by a felon. According to an arrest report, on Nov. 13, 2017 a Lake Butler couple discovered that their home had been broken into and a handgun had been stolen. In December, Baker deputies recovered the stolen weapon and Union investigators traced the gun to the defendant, using interviews and anonymous tips. Brandon Wayne McDonald, 20, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 15 by Union deputies for contempt of court. According to an arrest report, the defendant violated a restraining order. Alvere Devaon Parker, 27, of Jacksonville was arrested by Union deputies for failure to appear. Tanga Peretta Smith, 47, of Jacksonville was arrested by Union deputies for failure to appear. Marcus Waugh, 27, was arrested by Union deputies for disorderly intoxication. Corinthian Eli Williams, 21, See CRIME, 5B

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Thursday, January 18, 2018 Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section 5B Tree & Field Services, Inc. 24 Hour Emergency Services Complete Tree Services Land Clearing Privacy, Wood & Farm Fences Debris Removal Firewood & Cooking Wood Residential & Commercial good while they were there. It was like, I can do this. Having my dad sit there watching me it was like old times. Kevin Howe said he was there to tell his daughter what she was doing wrong at the plate and to tell the umpire when he blew a call. Howe said of her father. Her father always kept her updated on how the Union County softball team was doing, Howe said. She was happy the Tigers won the state title last season something she and her three fellow seniors fell short of in 2016. I was incredibly proud of them, Howe said. Coming from Union County, I can say, Continued from 3B he learned how different regions of the country have warlords, whom he described as politically motivated leaders that arent associated with the central government. Slater also talked with those at the compound about such things as Russia supporting the Syrian government and the Sunni-Shia Im trying to piece together these politics and whats happening, Slater said. I was getting little bits and pieces of information. As a Christian, Slater was interested in learning more about those of the Islamic faith since they, as he sees it, outnumber those of his own faith, meaning Christians are losing this battle for souls. Im not well-schooled in Islam, Slater said, but after doing this mission, guess what? I bought myself a Quran. Im starting to read it. I want to know what these people are looking at and where its coming from. In the midst of such serious discussions with men visiting the compound, Slater got to witness a little bit of fun as well. A play area featuring bounce houses and trampolines was set up for children of the visiting families. It wasnt an amusement park per se, Slater said, but it was a safe place for these kids to just hang out for couple of hours because these people would come in groups of 30 to 50 every day, and theyd be here for four line to see the doctor. Still, there was an underlying sadness to the fun. None of these kids went to school, Slater said. The education system has collapsed. Its just one aspect of an area that has suffered because of The infrastructures bad, Slater said. The water systems dont work. The doctors and the hospital system its just a total mess. After spending 65 days on the compound, Slater had the chance to go to Jerusalem. He walked through the Old City and visited the Church of the Holy Sepulchre, which believed to contain the sites of Jesus Slater also visited Bethlehem and the Sea of Galilee. He went to the Jordan River and Dead Sea, wading into each. If he had a bucket list, those sightseeing trips wouldve been on it. Volunteering with Friend Ships United made those trips possible. He became aware of Friend Ships approximately a year ago after hearing one of their advertisements on the radio, Slater said. However, he had to put off contacting them due to other trips he made abroad. He accompanied a Middleburg pastor on a missions trip to Africa, which put Slater in contact with those involved with Ginas Blessings, a ministry of First United Methodist Church of Starke. He did the preliminary investigation of a water system that was being installed through Ginas Blessings. After that trip, Slater went to work as part of his business, CS Tech Inc. I kept putting off the introduction with Friend Ships got over to Lake Charles, Slater said. His work with CS Tech Inc. a company in which hes the sole member has taken him throughout the U.S. and throughout the world to such places as China, India, Mexico and Brazil. I assist engineering companies in starting up steel mills, said Slater, who is originally from Pittsburgh. I get a call, and Ill go to a site where theyre putting a mill together. Ill work out the bugs with a team of commissioning engineers. Slater, 67, said he was raised Catholic, but admitted he put all that away in the 1970s when he was in his 20s. I was a sales engineer, he said. I entertained people. Drinking became a daily routine for me. That was Slaters life, but he has not had a drink since Nov. 28, 1995. Becoming a Christian is what has helped him stay sober all these years. One of the things that will assure your sobriety is picking up a spiritual path, Slater said. Though he put alcohol behind him, Slater experienced some recent turmoil when his wife left him for another man. Again, he turned to God and asked for direction in his life. As a result, hes had chances to travel and participate in ventures such as the Friend Ships United humanitarian efforts. All of a sudden, my pathway has just exploded or blossomed with all these different opportunities to do things, Slater said. Im like, Well, I guess I am kind of an adrenaline junkie. I just say, Give me more. Besides taking various missions trips, Slater takes opportunities to talk about his background and share his testimony at churches throughout the area. He also accompanies pastors who go into prisons. Sometimes, you may see him on the corner of S.R. 100 and U.S. 301 with other members of SLATER This is a view Chuck Slater had from Camp Ichay, with the Syrian border not far away. On New Years Eve morning, Chuck Slater was part of a cross walk at the corner of Graham church Gods Rescue House a church he attends regularly participating in a cross walk, where he and others actually hold crosses as well as signs bearing such phrases as, Jesus is the way, the truth and the life. Slater also supports Alcoholics Anonymous groups, helping those struggling with sobriety. Its all a way for Slater to help others, which he believes is his calling. What Ive learned to do is give back what Ive been given, Slater said. Slater said he may go on a missions trip to Nicaragua in June, while an industrial job in Mexico will have him away from home for a month this summer. The Middleburg pastor he accompanied to Africa is planning to visit refugee camps along the China-North Korea border, but Slater said hes not sure hell make that trip since its in February, which means its cold there. Of course, Slater will be looking for other opportunities that God places in his path. Its what hes meant to do and what he wants to do. Ive got a lot of life left in me, he said. Hey, the girls that I played with won it. I think (the 2016 seniors) set a standard, and I just knew they would want to beat it. Im glad they did. Fortunately, Howe has three more years at Limestone as she hopes to surpass what last years team did. In the midst of the players hard work, they have an eye toward winning their conference. The Saints went 17-3 in Conference Carolinas place during the regular season, advancing to the conference championship game as the second seed before falling 5-4 to Pfeiffer. It would be such an excitement for all of us, Howe said if her team could win the Conference Carolinas crown this to celebrate after it. It would feel like all that work we put in was worth it. As she looks forward to another season, Howe said shed give the following advice to anyone who gets an opportunity to be a student-athlete in college: Even when your hopes are down, and you think its not working for you, just keep pushing, because in the end, itll all work out. You might not be the starter, but next year, they might want you. You just have to keep pushing. With your school, it gets hard, have support there, and you can get it done. Dont ever just doubt yourself. Keep believing. Socials Nancy Powell and Randel Bivens Powell, Bivens to Wed Jan. 20, 4:30 pm at the Fellowship Hall of the Lake Butler Church of Christ is the date chosen by Randel Bivens of Midway and Nancy Powell of Lake Butler to celebrate their marriage. Nancy is the daughter of Martha Powell of Lake Butler and Ray Powell of Ocala. Randel is the son of the Late Hazel and Leonard Bivens of Midway. No invitations are being sent. of Raiford was arrested Jan. 10 by Union deputies for an out-ofcounty warrant and a probation violation. KEYSTONE HEIGHTS MELROSE Raymond Jerome Ardely, 28, of Keystone Heights was arrested Jan. 12 by Clay deputies for an out-of-county warrant. Russell Franklin Beck, 57, of Keystone Heights was arrested Jan. 11 by Clay deputies for an out-of-county warrant. Danny Richard Dustin, 35, of Keystone Heights was arrested Jan. 10 by Clay deputies for battery. Dylan Craig Hurt, 18, was arrested Jan. 9 by Clay deputies for child neglect without great bodily harm, vandalism, aggravated battery and throwing a missile into a vehicle or structure. CRIME Continued from 4B

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6B Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section Donate A Boatsponsored by boat angel outreach centersSTOP CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN www.boatangel.com2-Night Free Vacation!or Car Today! 800 700 BOAT -(2628) BHS boys roll to win over Baker County BY CLIFF SMELLEY Chris Cummings scored 11 of as the Bradford High School boys basketball team built a 26-12 lead en route to defeating visiting Baker County 72-54 on Jan. 13. Jordan Lee also reached while dishing out 11 assists. Matthew Crawford and D.J. Mackey had nine and eight points, respectively, with Mackey grabbing 10 rebounds. Taz Curry and Jcobi Harris each scored seven points, while Tavien Young had four. Tally Chandler and Dequan Hankerson added three and two points, respectively. Bradford entered the game off a 55-53 loss to Gainesville on Jan. 9 in Starke. The Tornadoes lost to Gainesville by 20 points in the championship game of the Lake Area McDonalds-Kiwanis of Starke Holiday Tournament in December, but were in position to win or tie in the closing seconds of this most recent matchup. Curry missed on a shot in the paint, but the ball was knocked out to Lee for a long rebound. Lee then passed the ball to Young, who knocked down a three-pointer, which had the crowd going wild, thinking it was the game winner. However, head coach Adrian Chandler had called a timeout before the shot with four seconds remaining. When Bradford inbounded the ball, Young was forced to take a long three-pointer that was off the mark. Two three-pointers by Cummings, another longdistance shot by Young and six points by Curry helped the Tornadoes go into halftime leading 31-24. Gainesvilles Christian Cardwell-Miller scored 11 points in the third quarter as the Hurricanes took a lead they would never relinquish. 15 and 14 points, respectively, with Curry also grabbing 13 rebounds. Cummings had nine points and seven assists, while points, respectively. Crawford added four points. The Tornadoes host District 4-5A opponent Interlachen on Thursday, Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m. following a junior varsity game at 4:30 p.m. and a girls varsity game at 6 p.m. Bradford hosts Eastside on Saturday, Jan. 20, at 7:30 p.m. before hosting district opponent Newberry on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 7:30 p.m. The JV team will play at 6 p.m. prior to each of those games. Bradford is currently 5-0 in District 4. BY CLIFF SMELLEY Bradford High Schools Khalia Donley successfully defended her championship, while three of her teammates also earned regional berths after their performances at the District 4-1A girls weightlifting The top six lifters in each Wewahitchka High School on Wednesday, Jan. 17. Donley repeated as District 4 champ in the 110 class with a 255 total that was 25 pounds more than the second-place press of 130 and a clean and jerk of 125. Auriyanna Hankerson actually had the best total (305) in the with Union Countys Breyonce Cummings. Cummings was awarded the championship due to the weigh-in tiebreaker (she weighed two-tenths of a pound less than Hankerson), so Hankerson, who had a bench of 175 and a clean and jerk of 130, Samantha Hopkins placed fourth in the 119 class with a 180 total (85 bench press, 95 clean and jerk), while Kayla Daniel class with a 235 total (125, 110). by Shelley Rodgers. district soccer tourna-ment BY CLIFF SMELLEY Keystone Heights High School will be the host of this years Disttrict 5-2A girls soccer tournament, which starts Monday, Jan. 22, and runs through Friday, Jan. 26. Keystone is the third seed and will not be in action until Tuesday, Jan. 23. Play begins at 5 p.m. on Jan. 22 with top seed P.K. Yonge playing eighth seed Williston. Second seed Santa Fe and seventh seed Interlachen play following that match at 7 p.m. Fourth seed Fort White and action at 5 p.m. on Jan. 23, with Keystone playing sixth seed Crescent City at 7 p.m. On Wednesday, Jan. 24, the P.K. Yonge-Williston winner will play the Fort White-Newberry winner at 5 p.m., while the Keystone-Crescent City winner plays the Santa Fe-Interlachen winner at 7 p.m. The Jan. 24 winners advance to the championship match at 7 p.m. on Jan. 26. Both championship participants will advance to the will be played Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. Indians lose to Rams despite Thomas doubledouble BY CLIFF SMELLEY Eddie Thomas posted his fourth straight double-double in points and rebounds, but the Keystone Heights High School boys basketball team lost 4635 to District 4-5A opponent Interlachen on Jan. 12 in Keystone. Thomas scored 20 points and had 14 rebounds as the Indians (8-9) fell to 1-6 in district play. Sawyer Maxwell had three steals. Prior to playing Interlachen, Keystone defeated visiting St. Johns Country Day 58-41 on Jan. 5 before then losing 58-47 on the road against district opponent Newberry on Jan. 9. Thomas had 19 points and 12 rebounds against St. Johns Country Day, while Marco Flores had eight assists. Flores and Ben Miller each had four steals. Against Newberry, Thomas had 15 points and 11 rebounds, with Maxwell adding eight rebounds. 46-35 loss to Interlachen Jan. 12 Thomas 20 points, 14 rebounds Maxwell three points, three steals The Indians played St. Johns Country Day this past Tuesday and will host district opponent Fort White on Friday, Jan. 19, at 7 p.m. following a junior varsity game at 5:30 p.m. district boys soccer victory over Interlachen BY CLIFF SMELLEY Four players scored one goal each for the Keystone Heights High School boys soccer team, in six matches, defeating District 5-2A opponent Interlachen 4-1 on Jan. 11 in Interlachen. The Indians (10-7-2) got goals from Alex Cruz, Caleb Cushman, See SOCCER, 7B

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He was born in Jacksonville on May 24, 1942, to the late Roy and Mattie (Roberts) Adams and had served his country in the United States Navy. Mr. Adams was a retired engineer from Southern Bell and was a member of Freedom Baptist Church. He also enjoyed woodworking and Survivors are: his wife of 10 years, Brigitte (Cox) Adams, and a brother, Malcolm (Thea) Adams, both of Keystone Heights; and three stepchildren Derek Greene of Fayetteville, Georgia, Bill Staus of Woodland Park, Colorado, and Cheryl Penny of Sharpsburg, Georgia. Also left behind are two nieces, Joy Sapp and Sandy Hammond, and one nephew, Mal Adams, all of Keystone Heights, along with two great nieces, Cori Aretino of Lake City and Sutherlyn Adams of Keystone Heights, and four great-nephews, Jarrod Hammond, Steven Sapp, Ethan Sapp and Rease Sapp, all of Keystone Heights, and four great-great nieces. Funeral services for Mr. Adams will be held at 2:30 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 20, at Freedom Baptist Church, with Pastor Jason Stephens friends beginning at 1:30 p.m. In lieu Freedom Baptist Church, 7207 S.R. 21, Keystone Heights, FL 32656. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, Keystone Heights (352-473-3176; www.jonesgallagherfh.com). PAID OBITUARY LAWTEY Herman Floyd Crews, 67, of Lawtey died on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. He was born in Blackshear, Georgia, to the late John and Bertha Crews. He served his country in the United States Army and in the Vietnam War. He had been a Union County resident since 1954. He retired from Florida State Prison after 25 years. Herman is survived by: his wife of 45 years, Sandra Adkins Crews; son, Herman S. Crews; daughters, Gretchin Dianna Crews (Cord McKellips) and Sandra Jane Crews; brother, Asbury Crews; sisters, Vera Jaco and Louise Hill; and three grandchildren. Arrangements are under the care of Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler. PALM COASTDeacon James Russell Fletcher, 85, of Palm Coast died Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at his residence. A native of Jacksonville, Georgia, he attended the local schools. He was employed with the Pantry Pride Division and retired as a longshoreman with the Port of Miami. He is survived by: his wife, Thelma Campbell Fletcher of Palm Coast; children; grandchildren; sisters; brothers; and many other family members. Funeral services will be held at noon on Saturday, Jan. 20, at New Bethel Baptist Church in Starke, with Rev. Abie Williams conducting the services. Interment will be held at Oddfellow Cemetery in Starke. Arrangements are under the direction of Haile Funeral Home Inc. of Starke. Visitation will be held on Friday, Jan. 19, at New Bethel Baptist Church from 3 p.m. until 6 p.m. and from 10 a.m. until the hour of service on Saturday. KEYSTONE HEIGHTS Edith Hathaway, 97, of Keystone Heights died Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, in Tennessee. She was born in Mechanicville, New York, on April 15, 1920, to the late Joseph and Carolina (Castaldo) Laurenzo. Prior to her retirement, she had been a supervisor for an assisted living facility in Keystone Heights. She was a member of Park of the Palms Church and was preceded in death by her husband, Raymond Hathaway; one brother; and two sisters. Her survivors are: children, Anne Vitale of Cloverdale, Virginia, Ruth Tashjian of Sharps Chapel, Tennessee, and Frank E. Vitale of Canaan, New Hampshire; brother, Abraham Laurenzo of New York; Laurenzo, Mary Capuano and Elsie Palmer, all of New York, and Helen Marinello of Clearwater; seven grandchildren and four greatgrandchildren. A memorial service will be held at a later date. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, Keystone Heights. Thomas GAINESVILLE Thomas Lee Hurley Sr., 64, of Gainesville, died on Monday, Jan. 8, 2018. He was born to the late Carl and Billy Jo Hurley in Washington, D.C. He lived most of his adult life in Gainesville and worked as an automotive mechanic. He is survived by: his wife, Vicky T. Hurley; and son, Thomas Lee Hurley Jr. A graveside service was held at Dekle Cemetery on Jan. 16. Arrangements were under the care of Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler. STARKE Jack Lawrence Leigh, 90, of Starke passed away Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at the VA Medical Center in Gainesville. Jack was born in Camp Hill, Alabama, on Oct. 22, 1927, to the late Grady E. Leigh and Catherine Heard Leigh. Jack enlisted in the Unites States Navy during World War II after graduating from Pasco High School. He was a radio man in the submarine service for four years. Jack worked at and retired from CSX Railroad after 47 years of dedicated service. Jack loved God and his family. He enjoyed traveling, camping, scuba diving and watching the Boston Red Sox and New England Patriots. The world has lost one of the best. His beloved wife, Kim, will love him always and forever. Jack is predeceased by his parents; and brother, Louis Leigh. Jack is survived by: the love of his life, Kim Viock Graham of Starke; best friend and brother, Gerald M. Leigh of Atlanta; children, Pete (Mary Lou) Leigh of Pennsylvania, Pat Leigh, Paul (Mary) Leigh, both of Washington state, Beth Ann (Greg) Geoghagan, Mary (Steve) Myers, Jack Leigh Jr., Justin (Tammy) Graham, Ashley (Adam) Levine, all of Florida; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren. There are also two very special grandchildren who he spent most of his days with, and who he adored dearly: Brooklyn and Bennett Levine, who were always there to a put a smile on his face. A Celebration of Jacks Life will be held Sunday, Jan. 21, at 2 p.m. at Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel, with Pastor Johnie T. with refreshments will follow the service at the funeral home. In lieu to the funeral home to assist with expenses. 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 Richard BROOKER Richard Allen Mayben Jr., AKA The Supervisor, of Brooker died on Wednesday, Jan. 3, 2018, at North Florida Regional in Gainesville. He was born on Aug. 20, 1965, in Gainesville to Richard Allen Mayben Sr. and Mary Ella Green Mayben. He is survived by: brothers, Gregory (Kammie), Russell (Sheri) and Harold Mayben; sister, Mattie Foster May; stepchildren, Marrisa Jones, Amberlyn Squires, Krystal Geraghty, Kenndal Dickson and Kyler Thorton; and girlfriend, Vickie Starling. A service was held Jan. 8 at Archer Funeral Home. Arrangements were under the care of Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler. Anne TellerThomson MELROSEAnne Elizabeth Teller-Thomson, 93, of Melrose passed away Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018, in Palm Harbor. She was born in Gainesville on Oct. 29, 1924, to the late Claude and Ila (Rountree) Pridgen Sr. Mrs. Thomson was a homemaker and a longtime member of Trinity Episcopal Church in Melrose, serving on many committees. She was also a dedicated Girl Scouts leader and volunteered her services for many years to the Florida State Museum of Natural History at the University H. Teller, preceded her in death, as did her brother, Claude L. Pridgen Jr., and niece Jane Shea Minesinger. Survivors are: her husband of 18 years, Alfred Phillip Thomson of Kingston, New York; son, James Jim (Carol) Teller of Palm Harbor; daughter, Mary Tinker Massey of Daytona Beach; stepdaughter Pam Marshall of Kingston, New York; and nieces, Claudette Connors of Tequesta, Glennda Breedlove of Keystone Heights and Karoline Pipkin of San Francisco. Also left behind are two grandchildren and one great-grandchild. Funeral services for Mrs. Thomson will be held at 11 a.m., Saturday, Jan. 20, at Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, with Father Tony will be on Monday, Jan. 22, at 11 a.m. at Evergreen Cemetery in family suggests donations be made to Trinity Episcopal Church, PO Box 361, Melrose, FL 32666, in memory of Anne Teller-Thomson. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, Keystone Heights (www. jonesgallagherfh.com, 352-4733176). PAID OBITUARY KEYSTONE HEIGHTSJohn Luke Weaver Jr., 85, of Keystone Dean Hogg and Jacob Hopkins. Cushman, the teams goalie, scored on a penalty kick, while Cruz had two assists, while Peyton Box had one. Keystone entered the game off an 8-0 loss to district opponent SOCCER Continued from 6B Heights passed away Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018, at Haven Hospice in Gainesville. He was born in Jacksonville March 9, 1932, to the late John L. and Elizabeth (Donaldson) Weaver Sr. and was in the graduating class of 1950 at Robert E. Lee High School. Following graduation, he joined the United States Air Force, served in the Korean War and received several military awards. Mr. Weaver was a member of Trinity Baptist Church and was an avid hunter and and traveling. His granddaughter, Shannon Renee Alvers, and brother, James C. Thomas, preceded him in death. Survivors are: his wife of 68 years, Anna (Cregg) Weaver of Keystone Heights and their two daughters, April (Ken) Alvers of Keystone Heights and Cheryl Eisenacher of Orlando. Also left behind are two grandsons and their wives, Daniel (Kim) Alvers and Ben (Shelly) Alvers, along with four great-grandchildren, Caleb, Gunner, Connor and Eliza. Funeral services for Mr. Weaver were Saturday, Jan. 13, at Trinity Baptist Church, with Pastor Scott Stanland Interment was at Gadara Cemetery. made to Haven Hospice, 4200 S.W. 90th Blvd., Gainesville, FL 32606. Arrangements were under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, Keystone Heights (352-473-3176; www.jonesgallagherfh.com). PAID OBITUARY Denton Devoe II 3-18-77 12-24-17 The family of Denny Devoe would like to thank our family and friends for all their prayers, visits, food, phone calls and time. We extend a special thanks to Ronald Kimbrell and to Archer Funeral Home for all they did. We will forever be grateful for the compassion and care that has been shown to our family. The Denny Devoe Family Santa Fe on Jan. 9 and is now 5-5-1 in district play. The Indians played St. Francis Catholic this past Tuesday and district opponent Newberry on Wednesday, Jan. 17. Keystone hosts Palatka on Thursday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. before traveling to play Columbia on Monday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m. The junior varsity team plays prior to each match at 5 p.m.

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Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section Past Tornadoes can still play goes in for a layup as he School alumni teamed up to defeat Baker County schools boys basketball the current Tornadoes also won by a score of 72-54. goes up strong for a basket. Warren Bright gets a basket for Bradford. Keystones Madison against Keystones Savannah Channell. drives past Keystones Skylar Rollins. Keystones Savannah Keystones Victoria Snider beat Bradfords Chloe Raab to a rebound. the ball against defensive pressure by Bradfords Tornadoes top Indians in turnoverBY CLIFF SMELLEY points during a 7-2 run to close the game, giving the Bradford High School girls basketball team a 39-33 District 5-2A win over Keystone Heights on Jan. 12 in Starke. Bradford (6-8) improved to 4-3 in the district and is in third place behind Newberry and Interlachen. Keystone (5-10) place in the six-team district. In the end, the game came down to who could take advantage of turnovers, which were prevalent as the teams combined for more than 70. All of the Tornadoes last seven points came following turnovers. with 12 points, scored eight points in all off fourth-quarter turnovers. The game got off to an incredibly sloppy start as the teams combined to turn the ball over more than 10 times before pair of free throws by Bradfords Jahmya Henderson with 3:38 the Indians Savannah Channell scored on a drive to the basket at the 2:33 mark. It wasnt quite as slow of a start to the second quarter, but the teams combined to score minutes. A Haley Julius drive resulted in Keystone taking an 11-10 lead with two minutes remaining in the half. Brittnee Smileys free throw for the Tornadoes tied the score. Talia Brown then knocked down a jumper to put Bradford ahead 1311. Keystones Karyn Teemely hit a jumper off a Channell assist to tie the score before halftime. The Indians opened the second half with an 8-1 run. Channell scored on a drive to the basket and later added another score off her own offensive rebound. Julius then sank two straight jump shots for a 21-14 lead. Bradford responded by outscoring Keystone 13-3 the rest of the quarter. Jade Baker grabbed an offensive rebound and promptly made a jumper. Smiley made a three-pointer, which tied the score. Henderson grabbed a defensive rebound and threw a pass downcourt to scored off a turnover to make the score 25-21 in favor of the Tornadoes before Keystones Julius made two free throws. Raynisha Hunter and Regina Roberts each made a free throw for Bradford, while Teemely added a free throw for Keystone, making the score 27-24 in favor of the Tornadoes entering the fourth quarter. Keystones Madison Heskett tied the score on an old-fashioned quarter, but a pair of Henderson free throws gave Bradford the lead for good. Free throws by Julius and Victoria Snider pulled the Indians within one point later layup off a turnover to put the Tornadoes ahead 34-31. A steal by Sara Foster led to another had a steal, was fouled in the act of shooting, making one free throw to increase the Bradford off her own backcourt steal, points. See GIRLS, 9B works while being closely guarded.

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Thursday, January 18, 2018 Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section 9B 40 Notices EQUAL HOUSING OP PORTUNITY. All real estate advertising in this newspaper is subject to the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 in which makes it illegal to ad vertise any preference, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin, or an intention to make any such prefer ence, limitation or discrim ination. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custodi ans, pregnant women and people securing custody of children under 18. This newspaper will not know ingly accept any advertis ing for real estate in which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwellings advertised in this news paper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimi nation, call HUD toll-free at 1-800-669-9777, the toll-free telephone number for the hearing impaired is 1-800-927-9275. For further information call Florida Commission on Human Relations, Lisa Sutherland 850-488-7082 ext #1005. 42 Motor Vehicles & Accessories $CASH$ FOR JUNK cars, up to $500. Free pick up, running or not. Call 352771-6191. 47 Commercial Property (Rent, Lease, Sale) DOWNTOWN STARKE for rent. 113 E. Call St. Call Freddie American Dream Realty at 904-5099893. 48 Homes for Sale FOR SALE BY OWNER. 3BR/2BA HOUSE. Sepa rate washer/dryer room, large den, carport, fenced yard, storage building. $129,000. 105 Epperson St., Starke. Info 904-3649022 3BR/2BA HOME. Includ house. With 2 car garage. 1005 Palm St. Starke, Fl. House newly renovated, new windows, roof, car bath, new appliances. City fenced. Nice neighbor hood, near school. Move in ready. $177,000. Call 904-364-9022 for appointment to see home. 50 For Rent 2BR/1BA APT. CH/A. Electric range, refrig. hook-up, close to schools. $650/mo. 1st mo. and sec. deposit. Service animals only, references. Call 904966-1334. WE HAVE 2 OR 3 bed room MH, clean, close to prison. Call 352-468-1323 NEWLY RENOVATED mobile homes. 3 BR/ 2 BA DW and 2 BR/ 2 BA. (One) 16x80 2 BR/2 BA. Lake Butler. 1-678-4386828. OFFICE SPACE for reception area, kitchen, handicap accessible. Fenced area for vehicle security. $1400/mo. Lease required. Please call 904364-9022. DOUBLE WIDE mobile home & House for rent. 904-769-6260, 904-9645006. RETIRED SINGLE LADY. Looking for female room mate. Furnished bedroom with private bath in large, clean, 2-story home. Quiet, safe neighborhood. $300/mo. plus $50 de posit. Please no children. 386-496-1062 or 904-2630366. HOMES IN KEYSTONE HEIGHTS & STARKE. All are 2BR/2BA Great loca tion. CH/A. Extra clean. From $650 up to $950/mo. Senior & military discounts offered. Call 904-6135715 or 352-478-8321. HOUSE ON LAKE GE NEVA. 2BR/1 & 1/2 BA. CH/A. Large living room, dining, room, kitchen combination. Beautiful full fourth room with W/D hookup in one end & pos al small enclosed porch connected to master Bed room. $800/mo. Includes maintenance & lawn care. Discounts available. 352475-3440. 53 A Yard Sales INDOOR FLEA MARKET @ Bradford Fair Grounds. 01/20. 8-? Collectibles, crafts, woodworks, plants, & more. Great prices! Booth rental fees go to the FFA scholarship program. 61 Scriptures NOVENA TO ST. JUDE Oh Holy St. Jude, apostle and martyr, great in virtue and rich in miracles, near kinsman of Jesus Christ, faithful interceptor of all who invoke your special patronage in times of need, to you I have re course from the depths of my heart and humbly beg to whom God has given such great power to come to my assistance. Help me in my present and urgent petition, in return, I prom ise to make your name known and cause you to be invoked, say three Our and Glories for nine con secutive days. Publication must be prom ised, DMB. 65 Help Wanted HELP WANTED UNION COUNTY SOLID WASTE/ ROAD DEPARTMENT Clerical position. Must have experience and crosoft Word, Email, etc. Ability to operate comput Ability to multi-task, show ical calculations. Ability to crate and maintain records and complete payroll in a timely fashion. Must show professional ism through oral, written and typed communication. Ability to work under little or no supervision, must be self-motivated to complete tasks and meet deadlines. Minimum of 2 years ex perience in a secretarial position. Apply at Union County Solid Waste. Position closes at 3:00 p.m. on January 24, 2017. Union County Board of County Commissioners is an equal opportunity em ployer and gives Veterans Preference. TEMPORARY FARM LABOR: Morris & Morris Farms, Shorter, AL, has 2 positions, 3 mo. exp. op erating large farm equip. and machinery for culti vating, fertilizing, tilling, planting, harvesting & transporting oilseed crops; maintain building, equip & vehicles; long periods of standing, bending & able to lift 75#; must able to clean MVR within 30 days; once hired, workers may be required to take em ployer paid random drug tests; testing positive/fail ure to comply may result in immediate termination from employment; em ployer provides free tools, equipment, housing and daily trans; trans & sub sistence expenses reimb.; $10.95/hr, increase based on exp., may work nights, weekends, holidays & asked but not required to work Sabbath; 75% work period guaranteed from 3/01/18 12/15/18. Review ETA790 require ments and apply with JO# 2337692 at nearest FL 850-245-7105. TEMPORARY FARM LABOR: M&M Leasing, Cleveland, MS, has 4 po sitions, 6 mo. exp. operat ing large machinery & row crop equip. for cultivating, tilling, fertilizing, planting, harvesting & transporting grain & oilseed crops, op erating grain bin facilities, watering crops; maintain building, equip & vehicles; long periods of standing, bending & able to lift 75#; must able to obtain MVR within 30 days; once hired, workers may be required to take employer paid random drug tests; testing positive/failure to comply may result in im mediate termination from employment; employer provides free tools, equip ment, housing and daily trans; trans & subsistence expenses reimb.; $10.73/ hr, increase based on exp., may work nights, weekends, holidays & asked but not required to work Sabbath; 75% work period guaranteed from 3/01/18 12/20/18. Review ETA790 require ments and apply with JO# MS243109 at nearest FL 850-245-7105. TEMPORARY FARM LABOR: Tricotn II, Shaw, MS, has 1 positions, 3 mo. operating large farm equip. for tilling, plant ing, fertilizing, planting, harvesting & transporting grain & oilseed crops, irrigation maintenance; maintain building, equip & vehicles; long periods of standing, bending & able to lift 75#; must able to clean MVR within 30 days; once hired, workers may be required to take em ployer paid random drug tests; testing positive/fail ure to comply may result in immediate termination from employment; em ployer provides free tools, equipment, housing and daily trans; trans & sub sistence expenses reimb.; $10.73/hr, increase based on exp., may work nights, weekends, holidays & asked but not required to work Sabbath; 75% work period guaranteed from 3/1/18 11/1/18. Review ETA790 requirements and apply with JO# MS242069 at nearest FL Workforce 7105. INDUSTRIAL CON STRUCTION $16/hr. minimum. Looking for someone to pick me up in Raiford. Please call Jimmy for details. 904-796-9227 HELP WANTED UNION COUNTY ROAD DEPARTMENT GENERAL LABORER/IN MATE SUPERVISOR I This is a full time position. Applicant must be able to successfully pass a drug screen and the DOC background check. This position is Monday-Friday From 7:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m.. Please apply in person at the Union County Road Department, 15285 SW 84th Street or the Board of County Commissioners 15 NE 1st Street, Lake Butler, Florida 32054. Union County is an equal opportunity employer and gives Veterans Prefer ence. DRYWALL: METAL FRAMERS and drywall hangers needed. Apply to J.E. Abercrombie, Inc. at 9111 Galveston Ave., Jacksonville, FL 32211 between 7:00am and 9:30am or email contact info to info@jeainc.com. EOE. Drug Test Required. TEMPORARY FARM LABOR: Clark Planting Partnership, Ruleville, MS, has 4 positions, 3 mo. exp. operating farm equipment, backhoe & tractors w/GPS for culti vating, fertilizing, planting & harvesting rice, corn & soybean crops, irrigation maint., clean grain bins; maintain building, equip & vehicles; long periods of standing, bending & able to lift 75#; must able to clean MVR within 30 days; once hired, workers may be required to take em ployer paid random drug tests; testing positive/fail ure to comply may result in immediate termination from employment; em ployer provides free tools, equipment, housing and daily trans; trans & sub sistence expenses reimb.; $10.73/hr, increase based on exp., may work nights, weekends, holidays & asked but not required to work Sabbath; 75% work period guaranteed from 2/25/18 11/01/18. Review ETA790 require ments and apply with JO# MS242040 at nearest FL 850-245-7105. 2 JOBS: Part-time posi tion for infant care, M-F, 6:30 AM 11 AM; one full-time position in early education. Call Shawna at 352.473.4040. DAYCARE: Two K-3 po sitions at accredited Hope Christian Academy. Call Shawna at 352.473.4040. BRADFORD SCHOOL DISTRICT BUS DRIVING CLASS. Orientation is at 5:30pm January 16, 2018 at the Driving Range lo cated on SR 230E. Please have your class B CDL permits with Passenger and School Bus endorse ments in hand you must also have a High School Diploma or GED. For more information please contact Louette Smith @ 904-9666734 or Tonya Barnhart @904-966-6735. 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Equal Housing Opportunity 801 South Water Street Starke, FL 32091 TDD/TTY 711 1, 2, & 3 bedroom HC & NonHC accessible apartments.This institution is an equal opportunity provider, and employer. Equal Housing Opportunity Sat & Sun Hwy 301 New YearGo Green/Recycle & Reuse Find Wonderful, Barely Used Merchandise Interesting items to Repurpose Unique Vintage Pieces with eight steals apiece. The Indians, which got a rebound putback from Snider for minutes. Henderson and Smiley each Bradford, which also got four points from Brown. Baker and Hunter had three and two points, respectively, with Foster and Roberts each adding one. Hunter had eight rebounds, Julius and Channell led Keystone with nine and eight points, respectively, while Heskett and Snider each had Bright had three and two points, respectively, with Skylar Rollins adding one. The Tornadoes entered the game off a 46-42 district win over had 16 points and eight steals, while Roberts had 10 points and 15 rebounds. Henderson, who had nine rebounds, added nine points, while Foster had seven points. Baker had three points, with Brown adding one. Prior to playing Bradford, Keystone hosted district opponent Interlachen, losing 38-37 on Jan. 9. Julius had 17 points and 12 rebounds, while Snider and Heskett had 13 and 11 rebounds, respectively. Channell and Snider scored seven and six points, respectively, while Heskett had four. Lexi Northway added three points. Bradford played Middleburg this past Tuesday and will host three straight district games: Interlachen on Thursday, Jan. 18, at 6 p.m., Pierson Taylor on Friday, Jan. 19, at 6:30 p.m. and Newberry on Tuesday, Jan. 23, at 6 p.m. Bradfords junior varsity team plays at 5 p.m. prior to the Taylor game. Keystone played Pierson Taylor this past Tuesday and will host Bishop Snyder on Thursday, Jan. 18, at 7 p.m. The Indians then travel to play district opponent Fort White on Monday, Jan. 22, at 7 p.m. The JV team plays prior to each game at 5:30 p.m. GIRLS

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Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section Tornadoes top Tigers 95-49 drives against Union Countys Agelu Nunu in the Tornadoes 95-49 win while also getting double lifters to Region BY CLIFF SMELLEY After sending six girls weightlifters to regional competition in each of the last two years, Keystone Heights High School is sending eight this year, as determined by their performances at the Jan. 12 District 7-1A in Interlachen. The top six lifters in each class earned the right to advance to held Jan. 17 in St. Augustine after press time. Hannah Forshee was the runner-up in the 110 class with a 160 total. Placing third behind her was teammate Kamrey Dowdy, who had a 115 total. This is the second time in three years each lifter has earned the right to move on. Also taking third was Isabella Hanna, who had a 200 total in the 129 class, and Isabel Woodell, who had a 240 total in the 169 class. Three lifters earned fourthwith a 205 total in the 119 class, Kayle Daily with a 175 total in the 154 class and Kayla Goodin with a 195 total in the 199 class. Dearborn advanced for the second time in three years. Makayla Smith also earned a regional berth for the second with a 180 total in the 199 class. weightlifters win title BY CLIFF SMELLEY High School girls weightlifting championship, topping Bradford, Fort White, Santa Fe, Suwannee and Taylor County at the Jan. White. In all, Union will send 12 lifters to the Wednesday, Jan. 17, The top six lifters in each class earned the right to advance. They went crazy, Union lifters. They jumped, and they hollered. They cried. The most important thing they did? They wanted to pray and thank God. It was business as usual for Brandy McCoy, who competes in the 199 class. The junior has now won a third straight district title as she eyes winning a third straight state championship. Her 360 total (225 bench press, 135 clean and jerk) was nowhere near what shes capable of (she had a 480 total in winning state her do what it took to win. As it was, she still won comfortably. There was nobody in her said. Mia Jackson won her second straight title by winning the 169 class with a 340 total (185, 155). Breyonce Cummings battled it out with Bradfords Auriyanna Hankerson in the 183 class. 305 total, but Cummings was awarded the championship due to the weigh-in tiebreaker (she weighed two-tenths of a pound less than Hankerson). She had a 155 bench press and a 150 clean and jerk. Kurston Bakken was the unlimited runner-up last year when she was a student at Bradford High School. This year, she won the class with a 495 total (290, 205). Her bench press and clean and jerk were both personal records and school records. Also winning championships were: Katie Tomlinson with a 145 total (70, 75) in the 101 class, Josie Godwin with a 325 total (170, 155) in the 139 class and Taylor Gainey with a 280 total (135, 145) in the 154 class. Godwins bench press was a personal record. Erica Roseke was the runnerup in the 119 class with a 195 total (100, 95), while the following each placed third: Madelyn Whitehead with a 215 total (110, 105) in the 129 class, Reah Jones with a 225 total (115, 110) in the 139 class and Cora Johnston with a 220 total (110, 110) in the 154 class. Sydney Personette will also after posting a 175 total (90, 85) in the 110 class. their goal this season was to win the state championship as a team. Winning the District 4 Im praying for two more Katie Tomlinson, Madelyn Whitehead, Brandy McCoy, Kyler Rodgers.