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BY TRACY LEE TATE Times Editor Three Union County students who recently participated in the Union County District Science Fair will be traveling, along with Union County High School science teacher Renae Allen, to the 55 th Florida Regional Junior Science, Engineering and Humanities Symposium at the University of Florida Jan. 28-30. All three of the students various divisions and areas. All three will be presenting their work at the symposium to an audience made up of both their peers and professional educators and scientists. Ryan Harding the Sr. Division Plant Sciences area in the district science fair, as well as being the overall winner in biological science. He is 16 and a sophomore at Union County High School. He said his main area of interest is botany, of plant genetics. He says his best subject in school is history and his worst subject is math. I can do it, I just dont enjoy it, Harding said. There is just one answer to a problem. I like to have options in the outcome of things. Hardings project, A Sticky Situation: Analysis of Resin Canal Volume and Quantities in Pines, has applications in many areas, including a possible biofuel derived from pine resin. Hardings study looks for factors which cause some trees to have larger and a greater number of resin canals than others, as these would be the most desirable trees to grow for the derivation or terpene, the volatile component in the resin. Although Harding has not yet solved the mystery of why some trees are more desirable direction in which his research must go to continue to close in on the solution. Harding participates in several school activities, including serving as the Sophomore Class President and being a member of the BETA Club, TRS and competing on the HiQ team. He enjoys swimming and often spends time reading in encyclopedias, which is a real indicator of a person who simply loves to learn and is curious about everything. place in the Junior Division Animal Science category at 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 25, 2018 105 th Year 40 th Issue 75 CENTS UCHS Class of 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. UC Board to Hold Special Meeting Jan. 26 The Union County Board of County Commissioners will hold a special meeting on Friday, Jan. 26 at 9 a.m. in the commission meeting room in the Union County Courthouse to discuss and possibly select applicants for the position of county EMS director. The public is encouraged to attend. VFW Post 10082 Announces Activities VFW Post 10082 in Lake Butler will be open from 5 p.m. on Monday, Wednesday and Friday. On Saturday, Jan 27 Jr. Crews and the Raiford Boys will be on hand to provide tunes and there will be an open mic as well from 7 p.m. until everyone gets tired and goes home. Hope to see you there. the Library! Beginning Feb. 1, the Union County Public Library will be hosting Makerspace AfterSchool Programs on the each month. Programs will feature STEAM ( S cience, T echnology, E ngineering, A rt and M ath) themes. Programs will run from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m. each session. Adult programs are continuing in the new year, on the second Tuesday of each month. On Feb. 13 will be Art for the Heart, while on March 13 attendees will learn that It Aint Easy Being Green. Preschool Storytime continues on Thursdays at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Upcoming programs include Musical Melodies (Feb. 1), Happy Hearts (Feb. 8), Perfect Pets (Feb. 15) and Crazy Cowpokes (Feb. 22). For more information about these programs or other offerings at the library please call 386-496-3432 or visit the librarys website at www. Lake Butler American Legion Seeking Members Lake Butler American Legion Post 153 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. All veterans are welcome! Santa Fe Baptist to offer Food to Those in Need Bags of groceries will be distributed to those in need from Alachua and Union counties on the second and BY TRACY LEE TATE Times Editor Students at all three Union County schools had interesting assemblies on Jan. 19 as they were treated to the comedic, yet to the point, comments of nationally known educator and developer of an anti-bullying educational system, Keith Deltano. Deltano became interested in the bullying in school phenomenon when he was a student himself and a victim of it. He had several different challenges to face in school, including dyslexia (which caused him to be retained in the third grade and a disorder in which sound can destroy his ability to concentrate. He was actually told by counselors that he was not a candidate for college, but should take all of the easy courses so he could graduate high school. police. After his service he attended college and, though he admits it was a struggle, he graduated with a degree in elementary education. He then found himself in a classroom, surrounded by children who were facing the same problems and challenges he said he faced when he was their age. Deltano delivers his presentation with a forceful and in your face style, often in a manner more reminiscent of a stand-up comic, working hard to ramp up his audiences enthusiasm. He focuses on bullying, in more forms than most people would realize existed. Gossip hurts, its just verbal garbage, Deltano told students at Union County High School. And dont try to tell me its just something the girls do. The young men are just as bad as the girls if not worse. on-line cyberbullying and racism. He said that, of these, exclusion is not always recognized but can be one of the most damaging. He cites his own experiences with exclusion, as he said he was one of the weird of different kids in the schools he attended. He said small town students really had it bad because even when they advanced from one school to another, they advanced in groups so there were never any new people. I used to look forward to moving from one school to another so I could meet the weird kid at my new school and we could hang out. Deltano said. You guys are still hanging out with the same people you hung out with in kindergarten. Deltano said that values are one of the ideals that gets lost too often. He said body image was a great challenge for many young women and too often led to disorders such a bulimia and anorexia. He said this was yet another manifestation of exclusion, where if you were different you were seen as if there was something wrong with you. Beauty is a spiritual thing, not Deltano Union County Commission Renews mining moratorium BY TRACY LEE TATE Times Editor People from more than eight counties, some a twohour drive or more away, traveled to Union County Tuesday night to attend a public hearing and the January meeting of the Union County Commission and voice their opinions. At the public hearing before the regular meeting, an ordinance extending the existing moratorium on the acceptance of mining applications was up for a the comments were numerous, came from a wide base of geographical locations and all but one (an attorney for HPS) all sending the same message vote yes for another year. First to speak was Timothy Riley, a representative of UC Riding Club to Get New Arena Lights BY TRACY LEE TATE Times Editor The Union County Riding Club has had a need for new lighting for its arena/event area for some time and has approached the Board of County Commissioners for help in updating the lighting system, since the county owns the land where the club is located with the club leasing the land for its use. at a BOCC meeting last year, commissioners said they were not sure if they would be able to assist the club with new lights, but left the discussion open until could be examined. At the UCBOCC regular monthly meeting on Jan. 16 the commission was presented with a proposal from the club with detailed costs for the project. Club organizers undertook research to see what type of lights would be best in terms of visibility, usage life and cost of operation. They concluded best, which their research shows would increase visibility while decreasing energy consumption by about 66 percent. These saving could be used by the club to increase hours of operation for its members to use the facility and still reduce their overall operating expenses. It was also noted that LED lights had no cool down period if turned off and then back on (such as in short power outages) and that much slower failure rate (after a duration of use) than most other types of lighting, reducing maintenance costs. The club received four with the lowest coming from Interstate Supply Inc. in Lake City. The quote of $7,120 includes the 16 300 watt lights, with all necessary hardware and mounting brackets and the year warranty. The poles around the arena are mostly unsafe and will have to be replaced as well, with two already out of service after Hurricane Irma. Clay Electric has agreed to install new and do any needed rewiring for $2,600 (with two employees volunteering to donate their time for the project). This brings the total cost of the project to $9,720, the amount the club was asking the commission to cover. Board Chair Karen Cossey said she had been considering the matter and thought she could see a way to get it done without making any amendments to the budget. She reminded her fellow commissioners that, in the budget, there were funds set aside for each commissioner to use for special work in their district. Cossey said that since the club thought that each commissioner of the project out of their share of these funds (which currently total $67,000. Motion was made by Commissioner Jimmy Tallman to approve Cosseys plan and get the lights for the club and the motion passed the board 4-0, with Commissioner Willie Croft absent from the meeting. Tallman asked that the examined to see if they could possibly be repurposed in some way in the other work the county currently has underway, such as the upcoming construction of the new agricultural building.


386-496-9656 620 East Main Street Lake Butler, FL 32054(Across from Subway Plaza) 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 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 clothes at Fellowship Baptist Free clothing for all sizes and ages at Fellowship Baptist Church in Raiford. Winter coats are also available. Open in the second Saturday of each month from 9:30 to 11 a.m. Lake Butler Social Club on Saturdays Lonely? Looking for something to do on Saturday evenings? Non-smoking, nondrinking, good clean fun? The Lake Butler Social Club offers a live band, dancing, a potluck dinner and good fellowship. Doors open at 6 p.m., dinner is served at 7 p.m. and the dancing begins at 7:30 p.m., all at the Lake Butler Community Center. Admission is $10 for members and $12 for guests. Call Joe Miller at 352-284-9473 for more information. UC Recreation Board meets monthly Union Countys Recreation Board meets every second Tuesday of the month at 5:30 p.m. in the Pop Warner building. VFW Post 10082 plays bingo The VFW Post 10082, located off S.R. 231 in Lake Butler, has bingo on Thursdays at 7 p.m. Everyone is encouraged to come on out and play. ETC. the district science fair. She is 15 and a sophomore at UCHS. She said that her best subject is math, while her worst is English. She has multiple interests and is alternating between career plans in interior design and animal sciences. Her project, Is it Best to Hatch a Chick from Inside and Incubator or Outside with Hens? focuses on the best way to raise chicks with disaster situations (either natural disasters of disease events such Cases may arise where every chick counts, Ripplinger said. chickens must be repopulated as rapidly as possible so that people will not go hungry. It get this done and one way is to discover the most effective way to hatch the maximum number of eggs. Ripplinger is on the varsity Volleyball team at UCHS and with her teammates. She is also active in the FFA and BETA Club. She likes to both read fantasy and watch movies in the same line. She said she has never allowed the gender gap in science to concern her. I just tell people what I want to do and they say, Ok, thats what she is going to do. Then I do it, she said. in Senior Division Mathematics and Computational Sciences and was the overall winner in physical science at the district level. His project, titled Analysis of the HBG2-4kb DNase I Hypersensitive Site Before and After the Knockout of the HBD-1kb Region in the b-globin Locus. He is 16 and a Junior at UCHS. His project has taken him into the a cross-discipline which uses techniques and data from many areas to derive information and make connections. He has been working at the University of Florida Department of Molecular Genetics in the Jorge Bungert lab to complete his project. Perez project has implications in identifying the mutations responsible for hemoglobin related blood diseases, such as sickle-cell anemia. He hopes that his research will contribute to the understanding of the genetic interactions and connections which are involved in the development of these diseases. Perez stays busy with school activities. He is the kicker on the football team, plays tennis and is a member of HOSA. He is also dual-enrolled at Gateway College in Lake City. He said he is interested in both medicine and science, so he is keeping his options open in deciding on a career. When he wants to relax he watches Dr. Who (the newest incarnation) and enjoys reading the work of Stephen Hawking. He also enjoys a good game of ping pong with this dad. us to believe it is, Deltano said. Your value does not come from how you look, it comes from who you love and who loves you and also from your uniqueness as an individual. Some people look different, some really are different in some way. Our culture picks on the different and that needs to change. Nobody has the right to stick you in a box. in are over-rated. Online harassment is the newest form of bullying and Deltano said it is by far the most cowardly and gutless. He also noted that it is now a prosecutable offense. You have to understand that social media is really all just a big lie, Deltano. Everyone only puts up the best stuff about themselves and think if they can post bad things about others it somehow makes them look better. Deltano said that bullying and abusive language is never Ok and that one of the biggest lies people tell themselves to justify it is that the person doesnt mind bad things being said about them. Just because they dont object that doesnt mean it doesnt hurt, Deltano told his audience. My personal belief is that we do not have enough love, compassion and commitment to others in our culture. We need to work on that you need to work on that. Deltano has a website with more details about his antibullying programs and his work more about him and his work go to BULLY Hopping, Green and Sams, Enterprises. I will say again what I said when this moratorium Riley said. This is a useless, unproductive and possibly unlawful action. My clients have repeatedly tried to work through the issues with the commission, even offering to pay for whatever technical assistance the board feels it needs in dealing with the submitted application. The next speaker was called by Commission Chairperson Karen Cossey. Michael Roth, president pro-tem of the Our Santa Fe River organization came to the podium to simply to thank the commission for taking the time to look at the issue, study it and make a decision. Next up was 20+ year Union County resident Michelle Moretti, who also had good things to say about the commission. I want to complement you all (the commissioners) on honoring and representing the will of the people of this county, not just that of a few wealthy people and their special interests, Moretti said. Walter Bickmeyer came to the podium after a few comments about how the Braford County Commission had been made, both by the speakers and the crowd. You all are a lot smarter, a lot better informed and a lot more responsive than the commissioners over in Bradford County, he said. Speaker after speaker delivered the same message to the commission thanking them for their time, understanding, attention to the issue and their fortitude. Those from areas that could be affected by proposed HPS operations (particularly those from Alachua County and whose lives and property are affected by New River and connected waterways) came to the podium, all expressing their gratitude. Once the second reading was complete, Commissioner Jimmy Tallman immediately made motion to approve the document and Commissioner Tommy Nettles gave the motion a quick second. The motion passed unanimously 4-0 (with Commissioner Willie Croft absent from the meeting). With this action, the moratorium became effective for another year. UCPL Volunteer Recognized Special to the Times Union County Public Library volunteer, John Gilroy, was recognized at the Union County Board of County Commissioner meeting on January 16, 2018. Mr. Gilroy, who recently retired from Wal-Mart, has been volunteering at the library for nearly 10 years. Each time Gilroy volunteered at least 25 hours, Wal-Mart would gift the library with a $250 grant. Gilroy is responsible for the library receiving over $5,000 in Wal-Mart grant funds and has logged well over 500 service hours at the library. The quality of work that John had provided to the library and our community has been invaluable! stated library director, Mary Brown. County Board of County Commissioners meeting. UCT Legals 1/25/18 SUWANNEE RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT PUBLIC NOTICE OF APPLICATION Notice is hereby given that pursuant to Chapter 373, Florida Statutes, the following application for permit was received on January 10, 2018: Union Land and Timber Company, PO Box 238, Lake Butler, FL 32054 has submitted a new application for Water Use Permit number 2-125-2315581, authorizing a maximum average daily use of 0.2437 million gallons Legals of groundwater for agricultural use in 1-in-10 year drought conditions. This project is located in Township 5S, Range 19E, Sections 12, 13, and 14 in Union County. Interested persons may comment upon the application or submit a written request for a staff report containing proposed agency action regarding the application by writing to the Suwannee River Water Management District, Attn: Resource Management, 9225 C.R. 49, Live Oak, Florida 32060. Such comments or requests must be received by 5:00 PM within 14 days from the date of publication. No further public notice will be provided regarding this application. A copy of the staff report must be requested in order to remain advised of further proceedings. Substantially affected persons are entitled to request an administrative hearing, pursuant to Title 28, Florida Administrative Code, regarding the proposed agency action by submitting a written request after reviewing the staff report. 1/25 1tchg-UCT Its a new year and youre trying to live up to your resolution to drop a few pounds. So far, so good youre following a weight-loss better at last. But just how long will you be able to maintain this discipline before old habits, and the pounds, creep back into your life? Scientists have long believed loss, people are able to maintain the lower weight for a while, but a new study led by a University of Florida researcher found that is not always the case. Participants in a 12-week weight-loss program started regaining weight much sooner, right around the end of the program. We had expected to see some sort of overall maintenance phase and while there is a lot of individual variability there were participants who were able to maintain their weight and even some who were able to keep losing on average, that wasnt the case, said lead researcher Kathryn M. Ross, Ph.D., M.P.H., an assistant professor in the department of clinical and health psychology in the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions, part of UF Health. They started regaining weight right away. While the study did not collect data that would show scientists why the participants started regaining, past research indicates that it is and activity in an environment that is not supportive of healthy weight, Ross said. Were surrounded by easy opportunities to get high-calorie, high-fat foods and it is hard for a lot of folks to build activity into their day, she said. of print in the journal Obesity. Previous research has found that on average, people will regain one-third to one-half of the weight they lost within a year. Studies that follow participants long-term have typically had them come back for assessments at three or six months after the initial weight-loss program, a timeframe that does not allow researchers to gather precise information about when people shift from maintenance to regain, Ross said. To gain a better understanding of regain patterns, Ross and her team designed a study that had participants continue to weigh themselves daily at home for nine months after the initial weight-loss program. Participants used a smart scale that transmitted their weight data directly to researchers via a cellular network, giving researchers a day-to-day view of participants weight changes. The study involved 75 participants who took part in an internet-based program for employees of a Rhode Island health care corporation. During the 12 weeks of the initial internet program, participants lost an average of 12.7 pounds, or about one pound a week. The team found that, on average, participants transitioned to regain around 77 days after the program started, after which point they gained an average of 0.16 pounds per week. At 225 days, they shifted to a slightly slower rate of regain at about 0.14 pounds per week. Ross is working to identify highrisk periods for weight regain and to develop interventions that address challenges of weight maintenance, such as increases in hunger and temptations to eat high-calorie foods or skip physical activity. Ross stresses that not everyone who loses weight will regain it. Resources such as the National Weight Control Registry, which tracks individuals who have successfully maintained weight loss, provide several insights for weight maintenance strategies. Ross also offers some tips.


Thursday, January 25, 2018 Union County Times 3A


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There is not a huge difference between the number of calories people are eating when they hit their goal weight versus what they need to maintain, she said. Finally, physical activity is just as important in weight maintenance as it was in weight loss. To maintain weight loss, the American Heart Association, The Obesity Society and the American College of Cardiology suggest 250 minutes a week of moderate-intensity exercise, such as brisk walking. In addition to Ross, the research team included Peihua Qiu, Ph.D., chair of the department of biostatistics in the UF College of Public Health and Health Professions and the UF College of Medicine; Lu You, a doctoral student in the UF department of biostatistics; and Rena Wing, Ph.D., a professor of psychiatry and human behavior at Brown Universitys Alpert Medical School. The study was supported by funding from the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases of the National Institutes of Health. Continued from 2A David Tomkins, Jaxon McDonald, Kamryn Hartley, Kane Fort, Quayde Page. arrested for murdering Keystone Managing Editor said it arrested a neighbor of murder victim Jordan Cooper. Joe Arthur Turner, 27, was charged with the 25-year-old Keystone Heights womans murder and sexual battery last Friday. Chief Wayne McKinney said investigators after he was accused of a Nov. 1 burglary on the same road that both he and Cooper lived on: Payne Road. McKinney said that on Dec. 29, when deputies went to Turners home to arrest him, they found the defendant hiding in the attic of his home, and later discovered some of Coopers clothing in the residence. Detectives then obtained a search warrant for Turners DNA and then matched his genetic material to DNA found on a bandage placed on Cooper and on a rape kit. Cooper went missing on Nov. 25. The medical examiner determined she died of asphyxiation on Nov. 25 or 26. Deputies and members of other agencies searched the area around Little Rain Lake Park for two weeks following the womans disappearance. Investigators discovered her body in the attic of her home on Dec. 9 in what Sheriff Darryl Daniels called a highlyconcealed location. McKinney said that although investigators are not aware of any relationship between Cooper and Turner, it is likely the two knew one another since they lived on the same street, were close in age and Cooper had an older brother around the age of Turner. McKinney also said Turner has not been cooperative with investigators. Turner


Regional News Regional News B Section Thursday, January 25, 2018 News from Bradford County, Union County and the Lake Region Carroll set to leave Andrews Center family to spend more time with hers BY CLIFF SMELLEY Shelley Carroll wears many hats in her role of administrative assistant at the Santa Fe College Andrews Center, but shes ready to let them adorn someone elses head as she will retire at the end of this month. Carroll, who has been administrative assistant for eight years, began working at the Andrews Center 20.5 years ago. Though shes looking forward to this next stage of her life, she admitted she has mixed feelings about leaving her co-workers co-workers who have become friends. This is really like part of my family, Carroll said. It really has been a wonderful place to work a great atmosphere and all the people I work with. We just all get along so well. Andrews Center Director Cheryl Canova said Carroll will be missed by all and described her as a blessing. You bond with somebody that you spend that much time with, Canova said. Shes not just an employee. Shes a dear friend of mine. I know Id do anything for her, and shed do anything for me. Its a special relationship. A reception in Carrolls honor will be held at the Andrews Center on Tuesday, Jan. 30, from 2 p.m. until 4 p.m. All are invited. Carroll grew up in a suburb of Boston. A cousin who was going to school in Gainesville asked her to come to Gainesville, too, so Carroll left Boston behind and enrolled at Santa Fe College. When asked if she was nervous about traveling that far from home, Carroll said, I think I was more excited. I didnt know enough to be nervous. Looking back on it, I felt so bad, especially for my mom. I can relate now. My kids are fairly close by. I wouldnt like it (if they were far away). She did return home for a short time, working in a corporate experience as a nightmare. It was still dark when she left for work. She drove part way and took the subway the remaining distance. She worked in a tiny cubicle. That didnt last very long, Carroll said. I ended up coming back and staying here. in Gainesville, which is how she met her husband, Wayne, a Union County native who worked as an attorney before his retirement. She laughed about their early interactions. I really couldnt understand him at all, Carroll said, adding, I had a strong Boston accent, which, now I realize, is a really funny sounding accent. I talked a mile a minute. It wasnt just Wayne she had trouble conversing with. She recalled how she was in a store when she asked if they had a bubbler, which down here is a water fountain. Another time, she was in a store and asked if they sold common pins, which down here are called straight pins. They looked at me like I was totally crazy, Carroll said. She said she wound up losing most of her accent, but her kids have told her that it would resurface whenever she got angry with them. Carroll and her husband have been married 41 years. They have two children: Craig and Jamie. After she got married, Carroll worked for the Union County School Board for more than two years, while living in Providence. Then she wound up leaving Florida again when the family moved to Vermont. She worked various jobs there, including as a property manager and at an elementary school and a trucking company. Carroll said the good thing was she wasnt far from her childhood home, but the bad thing was it was just hard to make a living there. And then there was the weather. It was beautiful, but cold, cold, cold winters, she said. returned to Florida. Carroll was working part-time for her husband, but as their children got older, she looked for a full-time opportunity. She found out about a job opening at the Andrews Center, which would work out well since she lived in Keystone Heights. Also, she had relatives who worked at Santa Fes Northwest Campus in Gainesville and had heard good things about working for the school. She didnt get the job, but several months later, she saw where the center was advertising for the same position as things apparently did not work out with the person who was hired the hired. I felt like it was going to be really close to home. I knew it was a good place to work. She said she didnt necessarily possess a certain skill set that which was working in student services, but added, I guess if you can work for your husband, you can work for anyone and do anything. Carroll didnt have much of a learning curve. She began working at the Andrews Center on Aug. 1 as preparations were being made for the fall term. I probably learned the job more quickly than I normally you had to, Carroll said. The staff at the Andrews Center, including such people as Christy Reddish and Betty Wilcox, were a great help to her, helping her to overcome any intimidation she felt about her new job. Peacekeeper Everybody, right from the get-go, was very supportive, Carroll said. I would write down every little thing. There was a lot to remember. I was nervous. It took a little while. Because it was so busy, I guess, before long, I felt pretty comfortable. Over time, Carroll came to enjoy her interaction with students. She liked hearing about their successes, especially those of older, non-traditional students. Just to watch them evolve and me feel good, Carroll said. Though she described herself as the kind of person who wasnt the Andrews Center, she did position when she became the administrative assistant. Her duties are varied, ranging from assisting on the budget and course schedules to just being instructors and visitors who want to see Canova. I wear a lot of hats in this position, Carroll said. Canova said Carroll has proved things get hectic at the center. Not that we have any problems, but shes just the calm, Canova said. Sometimes things get a little crazy. She kind of keeps us all in check. Kathy Combass, the Andrews Centers student development specialist, described Carroll as the peacekeeper. Out of all of us, Shelley is the one who has the sweetest personality, Combass said. As she prepares for retirement, Carroll said she looks to get more reading done as well as do more gardening. She said she plans to try her hand at making candles and looks forward to doing a little more traveling with her husband. Carroll said she and her husband have friends in Virginia, so theyll probably travel there. Plus, Carroll said shell probably return to New England, where her brother and sister live. She also wants to get out and explore more of this state. Shelley Cheryl Canova Not that we have any problems, but shes just the calm. Sometimes things get a little crazy. She kind of keeps us all in check. See CARROLL, 3B


2B Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section Chamber champions -2-3-6-4Regional Chamber of membership meeting on the organization will recognize the Chambers Following are this years recipients, along with recipient from Chamber President-CEO Pam Whittle. Citizen of the Year: Shane Bennett, Lawtey chief of to improve the image of the police department, the City of Lawtey Development is very visible this month with his son Colton holding the Bible. Person of the Year: Vincent what he has over the past Association President year. -3Pat Farnsworth the Year: Patricia Evans, for Bradford and Clay


Thursday, January 25, 2018 Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section 3B Dr. Virgil A. BerryCHIROPRACTIC PHYSICIANServing the area for 29 years. Modern methods with old-fashioned concern. Auto Accidents Work Injuries Headaches Neck and Back Pain Back & Neck Pain Clinic board as well as the chair of the development of the Year: Melanie for Life advocacy lead stretches from Pensacola Whittle, as a member of the a career expo, helping Chamber of Commerce love of animals and providing a place for other of her dogs. Chamber of Commerce wanted to recognize them for the transformation what really seemed to be meeting will be held at Conference Center in at 6. CRIME Recent arrests in Bradford, Clay or Union The following individuals were arrested recently by local law Union or Clay (Keystone Heights area) counties. BRADFORD Jason Dean Barnes, 42, of Jacksonville was arrested on Jan. 18 by Bradford deputies for an out-of-county warrant. No bond was set. Tonya Gisela Carter, 36, of Starke was arrested on Jan 18 for violation of probation, possession of drug paraphernalia. No bond was set. Thomas Clifford Chambers, 52, of Starke was arrested on Jan. 19 by Bradford deputies for possession of drug equipment and robbery. Bond was set at $50,000. Kenneth Davis was arrested Jan. 22 by Bradford deputies for contempt of court and resisting Kleinn Deviella was arrested by Bradford deputies for reckless driving and possession of drug equipment. Raymond Scott-Ashton Drawdy, 21, of Melrose was arrested Jan. 17 by Bradford deputies for violation of probation, no valid drivers license. No bond was set. Nahshon Grayer was arrested Jan. 23 for reckless driving, no valid license and resisting arrest without violence. Pair arrested for stealing water Casey Hardin was arrested on Jan. 22 by Bradford deputies for larceny-grand theft. and an out-of-county (Flagler) warrant for driving while license was suspended or revoked. The larceny charge grew from an investigation by the Lawtey Police Department in which it was determined that Hardin, along with her neighbor, Steven Robbins (see below) who lived in another residence on the same property. LPD had been alerted to the situation by City Clerk Lisa Harley who said the residents at the location had failed to pay their water bills and that the water at that location had been shut off and padlocked. removed and the water turned back on from the valves on both residences. Both were turned back off and relocked relocking continued from June to November 2017, with a total water usage during that time of 174,000 gallons, with a cost of approx. $736.50. It was determined that both parties (Hardin and Robbins) were use of stolen utilities, as they removed the locks and turned the water back on for them on several occasions. Freddie Jackson III, was arrested Jan. 16 by Bradford deputies for violation of probation, possession of drug paraphernalia and violation of probation, driving while license was suspended or revoked. No bond was set. Teresa Ann Lohr, 41, of Starke was arrested Jan. 17 by Starke of probation failure to report damage to vehicle. No bond was set. Cody Massey, was arrested Jan. 19 by Bradford deputies for grand theft of a motor vehicle. Coy Bryant McGee, 20, of Callahan was arrested Jan. 18 for two counts of violation of probation, driving while license suspended or revoked and drug use/possession. No bond was set. Ronald Newman was arrested Jan. 17 by Bradford deputies on an out-of-county warrant (Alachua) child support writ. Bond was a cash purge of $2,190. Beverly Osborne was arrested Jan. 22 by Bradford deputies on an out-of-county warrant (Putnam) for driving with license suspended or revoked. Mindy Michelle Osteen, 27, of Starke was arrested Jan. 19 for fraud. Bond was set at $20,000. Eddie Reid, was arrested on Jan 19 by Bradford deputies for carrying a concealed weapon and having no valid drivers license. George Padgett was arrested Jan. 23 by Bradford deputies for battery with a standing order or no contact acknowledged. Steven Wade Robbins, 30, of Lawtey was arrested on Jan. 21 grand theft and an out-of-county warrant, (Flagler) warrant for driving while license was suspended or revoked. Bond was set at $10,500. Luis Simo was arrested Jan. 19 by Bradford deputies for driving while license suspended or revoked. Robert Terrell was arrested Jan. 17 by Bradford deputies for driving with license suspended or revoked habitual offender. Bond was set at $5,000. Camekco Webb was arrested on Jan 23 on an out-of-countywarrant for larceny, dealing in stolen property and contributing to the delinquency of a minor. Kevin Lamar Wesley, 35, of Gainesville was arrested Jan. 18 by Bradford deputies for violation of probation driving while license suspended or revoked habitual offender. No bond was set. Lottie Williams was arrested by Bradford deputies for of cocaine, hit and run, driving while license suspended or revoked, possession of a new legend without a prescription, two counts of possess of a controlled substance without a prescription and possession of drug equipment. A standing order of no contact was acknowledged. UNION COUNTY Woman passes Lydia Angelica Dillow, 35, of Lake Butler was arrested Jan. 17 by Union deputies on two counts of uttering false bank bill, note or check (third degree felonies) with the charges related to events which took place on Oct. 31 of last year. On Oct. 31, 2017, Joseph Morton came to the Union County Deputy Charles Townsend. He reported that Dillow was handing out counterfeit $50 bills, having given one to his nephew, Chris Morton. The bill, which had Chris Morton came in to the he had been given the bill by Dillow. Morton said that she had said it was fake and knew where to get more fake money. Amy Morton then came into the has also given her a counterfeit $50 bill, saying it was to buy Halloween costumes for her children. A. Morton said she found this odd since Dillow had never given her any money to buy anything for the children, even diapers. Townsend checked with TD Bank to see if there had been more than the usual number of counterfeit bills discovered in the area and was told that, in the week previous to his call, they had received four counterfeit $100 bills, all of which had been deposited by a business in the Union County area. Bank representatives told Townsend that it was usual for them to receive more than one counterfeit bill every month or so. Dillow is being held in the Bradford County Jail. Bond has been set at $30,000. KEYSTONE HEIGHTS Stephen Daniel Alltop, 44, of Keystone Heights was arrested Jan. 17 by Clay deputies for uttering a forged instrument. According to an arrest report, the defendant took one of the victims checks, made it out to himself for $100, then forged the victims name on the document and cashed the check. The defendant and victim live in the same residence, giving the defendant access to the victims checks. Kady Leigh Freeman, 25, of Keystone Heights was arrested Jan. 22 by Clay deputies for failure to appear. Stacey Marie Sorrells, 28, of Keystone Heights was arrested Jan. 22 by Clay deputies for retail petit theft. According to an arrest report, a loss prevention Heights observed the defendant shoplifting. Just explore Florida little, off-the-beaten-path places, Carroll said. I love the beach, so maybe spend a little more time at the beach. Carroll has two grandchildren, so her retirement plans also include making more time for them. Thinking about what shes going to miss most about not working, Carroll said it would be not being in the loop in regard to the happenings in Starke and Bradford County and, of course, not being around the people at the Andrews Center. What Ill miss most, really, I think, is just the interaction with the employees and the students, she said. Theyll miss her, too. We love Shelley. We dont want her to go, but we want the best for her, Combass said, before adding, with a smile, which I think is staying. Shes family, Canova said. I think we all feel like family. CARROLL Retired Air Force colonel to highlight meeting The Col. Samuel Elbert Chapter of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution will hold its regular meeting beginning at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, Feb. 5, at IHOP in Starke. The hostess is Betty Hodges. The program will be presented by Air Force Col. (retired) Jo Ann Kumer. Do you have a Revolutionary War-era Patriot in your family out, we can help with DARs amazing genealogical resources. Any woman 18 years or older, regardless of race, religion or ethnic background, who can prove direct descent from a person who aided in achieving American independence between April 19, 1775, and Nov. 26, 1783, is eligible for membership in DAR. Please contact Leslie Harper (352-475-5090) or June Keefe (386-431-1830) for more information. Santa Fe College 6 Santa Fe College in Starke will host New Student Night for graduating high school students and members of the community who are interested in attending Santa Fe on Tuesday, Feb. 6, at 6 p.m. at the Andrews Center Cultural Building auditorium. The session will go over residency and scholarships. Advisers from the Andrews Center and such departments as Health Sciences, Business, Emerging Technologies, Zoo Program, Digital Media and Financial Aid and will be attending to talk with perspective students. Santa Fe hosts Standing for middle, high school Santa Fe College in Starke will host Standing in the Gap on Saturday, Jan. 27, from 10 a.m. until noon at the Andrews Cultural Building auditorium. The program, for middle school students, high school students and their parents, features Bradford High School graduates, who are returning home to share their personal strategies for setting goals, overcoming obstacles and achieving success.


4B Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section Come and let us show you how much God Loves you. REVIVALGods Rescue House invites you to our Revival at 9830 104th Ave. Graham FL, 32043. We will be joined by guest speaker Brother Michael DAlonzo. January 26th27th at 7pm & January 28th at 11am Come Join us and see what God has for you.* Obituaries Chambers LAWTEY James Curtis Chambers, 82, of Lawtey died on Monday, Jan. 15, 2018 at North Florida Regional Medical Center in Gainesville. He was born in Juniata County, PA on Sept. 2, 1935 to the late Mr. and Mrs. Chambers. He was a truck driver. He is survived by: his caretaker and friends, Garry and Mary Hanson, Vick and Darlene Moser, Floyd and Sandy Fugatt, Arthur and Joann Denman; his niece, Dotty; six grandchildren; and many other family members. A Private Graveside Service was held at Lawtey Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services and Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel, Starke Lonnie Collins STARKE Lonnie Ed Edward Collins, age 71, of Starke passed away on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2018 at the Malcom Randall VA Medical Center in Gainesville with his loving bride and family by his side. Ed was born in Jacksonville on Sept. 27, 1946 to the late Joseph H. Collins, Jr. and Euretha Elizabeth Butler Collins. After graduating high school, Ed joined the United States Air Force where he faithfully served on a Special Operations Unit during the Vietnam War. After his honorable discharge from the military, Ed attended college and became an Electrician. Ed served many years as an Electrician until taking medical leave and eventually retiring. He has been a resident of Starke for the past 8 years after relocating from Hawthorne. Ed married the love of his life, Christine Eaton, on Dec. 17, 2016. More than anything, Ed loved his family, especially his lifetime partner and wife, Christine. Ed was an amazing man who loved life and had the best sense of humor. He also enjoyed eating his wifes cakes, riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle and his Jeep, reading, attending Renaissance Festivals, and collecting guns, knives, wolves and Florida Gator fan who also enjoyed drinking his Coca Cola beverage. Ed was loved by many and will forever be missed. Ed is survived by: his loving wife, Christine Collins of Starke; one daughter; his brother, Joe (Liz) Collins, III of Hawthorne; his sisters, Mary Curtis of Glen St. Mary, and Doris (Terry) Austin of Whitehouse; one granddaughter; his niece, Denise; his caretaker and friend who he loved like a daughter, Jessica (Randal) DeForge along with her sons, Dolan and Devin Adrian; his hospice nurse, Patty Lucas; and loving Haven Hospice staff members and volunteers. A Celebration of Eds Life was held on Jan. 23 at Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel with Reverend followed at Jacksonville National Cemetery where military honors were rendered. Arrangements are under the care and direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services and Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel, Starke. Visit www.ferreirafuneralservices. com to sign the familys guest book. 904-964-5757. PAID OBITUARY Earl Davis STARKE Earl Dwayne Wayne Davis, 52 of Starke, went to be with the Lord on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. Waynes loving family was gathered by his side at the time of his passing. He was born in Moultrie, GA to the late George Trull and Ruby Hines. Outside of working, and spending time with his family, especially his grandchildren. Wayne was preceded in death by: his father, George Trull; mother, Ruby Hines; fraternal grandparents and maternal grandparents; along with several aunts and uncles. Wayne is survived by: his loving partner, Candace Dent of Starke; brothers, Larry (Marcia) Davis of Starke, George Davis of Moultrie, GA; sister, Teresa Sanchez of Pensacola; son, Dalton Davis of Moultrie, GA; daughters, Brenda (DJ) Hurst of Doerun, GA, Casey Jones of Moultrie, GA; stepchildren, Robbie (Jessica) Godwin of Starke; Joshua (Adrianna) Godwin of Starke, Danielle Dent of Starke, and Jacob Dent of Starke; nine nieces and nephews and 14 grandchildren. that donations be made to either the Haven Hospice House or American Cancer Society. A Memorial Service will be held in Waynes honor on Saturday, Jan. 27, 1:00 pm at Larry and Marcia Davis home located at 8015 NW CR 225 Starke. For more information, please call (352)258-8967. PAID OBITUARY STARKE Ellouise T. Dodd, age 82, of Starke passed away on Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018 at her daughters residence with her loving family by her side. Ellouise was born in Live Oak on Oct. 22, 1935 to the late B.T. Thomas and Susie Hines Thomas. Shortly after graduating Bradford High School, Ellouise married the love of her life, William Bill O. Dodd, on Jan. 23, 1956. They have been happily married for 62 years and together they lovingly raised their two children. Ellouise and Bill opened Glam O Ree Hair Salon where Ellouise was the proud owner and head Cosmetologist for many years. She enjoyed her longtime career because she was many amazing people. When Ellouise wasnt working she enjoyed attending Madison Street Baptist Church where she was a longtime member, as well as crocheting, needle point, knitting, horseback riding, cooking, baking and walking on the beach. More than anything, Ellouise loved her family and her dogs and enjoyed spending time with them all. She was preceded in death by: her parents; and her brother, D.L. Thomas. Ellouise is survived by: her loving husband of 62 years, William Bill O. Dodd of Starke; her children, Gregory A. (Karen) Dodd of Williston, and Cindy (Kevin) Williamson of Graham; her sisters, Alma Outlaw of Starke, and Clara Hazen of Brooker; eight grandchildren, Hanna (Craig) Miller, Austin Dodd, Katie Dodd, Jacob Dodd, Mark Kurimay, Will Kurimay, Amanda Williamson, and Michaela Williamson; and her two great-grandchildren, Grace Miller and Miles Miller. A Celebration of Ellouises Life was held on Jan. 24 at Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel with Reverend Interment followed at Crosby Lake Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services and Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel, Starke. 904-964-5757. Visit www. to sign the familys guest book. PAID OBITUARY RAIFORD James J.W. Raiford, Florida passed away at his home Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. J.W. was born in Macclenny. He proudly served his country in the United States Army for two years. J.W. retired from the Northeast Florida State Hospital. He was a devoted father, PAPA, and friend. J.W. loved his children, grandchildren, family and friends. He was known for his contagious laugh and willingness to help anyone. J.W. is preceded in death by: his parents, John and brothers, Ellis, Clyde, Owen, and DJ. J.W. leaves to cherish his memories: his two daughters, Christy (Anthony) Bell and Jessica (Coty) Ausgood-Turner; brother Randy James, Nicole, Delvin, Christopher, Imari, Jaiden, Nate, Alairah, Cherish, Sonja, Zakeria, Sylvester, and Miya; host of loving nieces, nephews, family, and devoted friends. A special thank you to all who have shown kindness and concern in your calls, visits, food, and assistance during this time. The services for J.W. will be held Jan. 26 at Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler. Visitation will be held from 10-11; service from 11-12. For more information, please call (386)496-2008. Interment will follow at Oak Grove Cemetery 1088 NW 87th Place Lake Butler. Arrangements are under the care of Archer Funeral Home. PAID OBITUARY PARKVILLE, MD On Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 Eva Jean Guthall, age 89, of Parkville, MD, formerly of Lawtey, passed away. Devoted wife of George Guthall for 64 years; beloved mother of Jack (Xueqing) Guthall, Mitch (Diana) Guthall, William (Kellie) Guthall and Jane (Paul) Tscheulin; cherished grandmother of 10; proud greatgrandmother of two; loving sister of Pansie Henley. Preceded in death by: her parents; three brothers; and one sister. Services and interment private. online condolences, please visit PAID OBITUARY LAWTEY Heather Dawn Jordan, 33, of Lawtey passed away on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. Heather was born in Gainesville on Aug. 12, 1984. Heather enjoyed going to the beach and spending time with her family and friends. She worked at the Department of Corrections, and was very proud of her recent promotion to Sergeant. The things Heather loved and was most proud of was watching her three children grow up. Heather was loved and will be missed by everyone that knew her. She is preceded in death by her grandfather, Robert Olin. Heather Dawn Jordan is survived by: her loving husband, Robert Todd Jordan; her three children, Brianna, age 13, Harley, age 10, and Robert Todd TJ age, 7; her Mother, Benita (Pam) Higginbotham; grandparents, Bobbie Olin, Edward and Kathryn Higginbotham; one brother, Justin (Lindsey) Higginbotham; two step sisters, Tasha Sharp, Selah Browning; four step brothers, Justin Dobbs, and Jamie Howard. A Memorial Service was held in Heathers honor on Jan. 20 at Johnstown Baptist Church. PAID OBITUARY RAIFORD Ciara Nicole Kearns, 19, of Raiford passed away on Sunday, Jan. 14, 2018. Ciara was born in Gainesville on Nov. 4, 1998. She was the daughter of Jackie Olin (Steve) Fautt and Ronnie Kearns. Ciara is a 2017 graduate of Union County High School. She enjoyed going to the beach and spending time with her family and friends. Ciara was loved and will be missed by many. Ciara is preceded in death by: her grandfather, Robert Olin, and one brother, Steven Fautt. Ciara is survived by: her grandmothers, Bobbie Olin and Betty (Charles) Hodges; two brothers, Ronnie Kearns Jr., Charlie Kearns; many aunts, uncles and cousins; Funeral Services were held at Johnstown Baptist Church on Jan. 19. Burial followed at Sapp Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care of Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler. For more information, please call (386)496-2008. PAID OBITUARY KEYSTONE HEIGHTS Michele Georgette Lugin, age 36, of Keystone Heights passed away Saturday, Jan. 20, 2018. She was born in Orange Park on Jan. 23, 1981 and attended Interlachen High School. Michele was a manager member of Fresh Start Fellowship Church. Not only did she love her job, Michele enjoyed shopping and reading, but most of all she loved spending time with her son Dakota Michele was preceded in death by her father, Michael George Lugin. Her survivors are: her son, Dakota Lugin and her mother, Darlene Foreman Lugin, both of Keystone Heights; two sisters, Lisa (Dwayne) Feagin of Gray, GA and Tracey (Erik) Denunzio of Keystone Heights, along with several aunts and uncles. Michele was also a special aunt to, Alex Denunzio, Gabby Denunzio, Emma Denunzio, Michael Denunzio and Jordan Feagin. Memorial services for Michele will be held at noon, Saturday, Jan. 27, at Fresh Start Fellowship Church with Pastor Steve Conner the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, Keystone Heights. www. 352-4733176. PAID OBITUARY RAIFORD Nancy Lou Maddox,


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Nancy graduated from Lee High School in Jacksonville and soon after she met the love of her life, Larry Harvey Maddox. They were happily married on Sept. 21, 1965 and together they raised two amazing children. Nancy loved being a homemaker, baking, cooking and tending to her children and grandchildren. Nancy also enjoyed gardening and shopping, but her main passion in life was her family. She is predeceased by her parents. Nancy is survived by: her loving husband of 52 years, Larry Harvey Maddox, Sr. of Raiford; children, Larry Harvey (Cindy) Maddox, Jr. of Lake Butler, and Cheryl Maddox of Raiford; four grandchildren, Brett Maddox, Candace (Michael) Bratcher, Malcolm Weeks, and Joshua Weeks; and two greatgrandchildren, Bryson and Brantley Bratcher. A Celebration of Nancys Life was held Jan. 23 at Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel with Pastor Johnie followed at Dyal Cemetery. Arrangements are under the care and direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services and Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel, Starke. Visit to sign the familys guest book. 904964-5757. PAID OBITUARY Alson Masters III TRINITYAlson Charles Al Masters III, 60, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 in Trinity. He was born to the late Arthur W. March 7, 1957 in Starke where he lived until adulthood. He was a jack of many trades and worked in the building supply business most of his old westerns and Gator football. He loved to laugh and make others laugh. He is also preceded in death by a sister, Arlene Frye. He is survived by: his wife of 27 years, Charmie; daughters, Christy Masters and Melissa Coleman of Trinity; son, Micheal Whitman of Steinhatchee; brothers, Arthur Master Jr. and Buddy Ruis of Starke; sisters, Dorothy Starling and Barbara Porter of Starke, Linda Dixon and Brenda Matthews of Lake City; nine grandchildren; and two greatgrandchildren; and many nieces and nephews. A memorial service will be held at Airpark Baptist Church, 521 North Orange Street, Starke on Saturday, Jan. 27 at 3:00 pm Interment will be at Crosby Lake cemetery at a later date. PAID OBITUARY Polly Morrow STARKEPolly Morrow, 79, of Starke died Monday, Dec. 25, 2017 at Haven Hospice in Gainesville following an extended illness. She was born in Eufaula, AL on Jan. 6, 1938 to the late Mack and Mary (Phillips) Williams. She was a resident of Starke for over 30 years and had owned and operated Pollys September Home. She was a member of St. Marks Episcopal Church. The father of her two daughters, John Jourdan had preceded her in death along with a son-in-law, Barry Wyman; a brother and two sisters. She is survived by: her two daughters, Linda (Brett) Perry of Keystone Heights and Susan Wyman of St. Augustine; along with two great-grandchildren. A celebration of life will be held at 12:00 Noon on Feb. 3 at St. Marks Episcopal Church with Reverend STARKE Donald Everett Neel, age 89, of Starke passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018 at Haven Hospice E. T. York Center for Caring in Gainesville after an extended illness. Don was born in Sandy Creek on Nov. 3, 1928 to Alva Oswald and Clara Belle (Davis) Neel. He moved to Starke in 1952 after marrying the love of his life, Peggy. Don was a WWII veteran of the U. S. Coast Guard and a veteran of the U. S. Navy. He retired in 1991 from NAS Jax Civil Service as Superintendent of Aeronautics at the Naval Rework Facility. He was a member of the First Baptist Church in Starke and was a wood craftsman. He truly enjoyed spending time with his family. Don will be deeply missed by those who knew and loved him. He was preceded in death by his parents. Don is survived by: his beloved wife, Peggy Ann Neel of Starke; and sons, Donald A. (Lucinda) Neel of Houston, TX and Kevin S. (Tamara) Neel of Albany, GA. Also left behind are his grandchildren, Natalie N. (Nicholas) Williamson, Ami Joanna (Benjamin) Lansford, John-Paul E. Neel, and Chelsie (Beau) Hammock; greatgrandchildren, Ashlyn Piper Edwards and Nolan Randy Williamson; along with other family members, and friends. A Memorial Service was held at on Jan. 22 at First Baptist Church in Starke with Pastor Justin Durrance and Reverend Benn Bryant may be made in Neels name to the First Baptist Church Memorial Fund, P.O. Box 1258 Starke, FL 32091 or to the Wounded Warrior Project at Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, Starke. (904) 964-6200. www. PAID OBITUARY Eric Redfearn KEYSTONE HEIGHTS Eric Lee Redfearn, 71, a life-long resident of Keystone Heights and dedicated family man, died Jan. 18, 2018 from complications of a long illness. Redfearn was the youngest of four sons born to William Huntley Redfearn Sr. and Annie Katherine Wright on July 23, 1946, in Gainesville. He attended Keystone Heights schools and Gordon Military School in Barnesville, GA, and graduated from Keystone Heights High School in 1964. He enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard in 1966 and served while stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii and in Jacksonville. He was honorably discharged in 1970. After returning home, he soon met Mary Alice Daly and was married on Sept. 30, 1972. They had two children, Amy Marie and David Lee. Redfearn learned the family heating and airconditioning business from his father and was well known in the community for his service to others. He was a Rotarian and served as president of the Rotary Club of Keystone Heights from 1981-1982, where he was also recognized as a Paul Harris Fellow. He was a member of Community Church of Keystone Heights and Keystone United Methodist Church. He was actively involved in teaching Sunday school and volunteering with youth programs. Redfearn had many lifelong friends in Keystone Heights and was a devoted husband and father. hunting, NASCAR and cheering on the University of Miami Hurricanes. He was predeceased by his parents and brother Robert Bobby Stanley. He is survived by: his wife of 45 years, Mary; his children, Amy R. Summers and David L. Redfearn (Dr. Jessi Kaur); brothers, William (Diana) Huntley Jr. and Michael Stephen and sister-in-law, Barbara; and many nieces and nephews. requests that donations be made to Keystone United Methodist Church (, Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches ( or the Alzheimers Association (www. The memorial service will take place on Saturday, Feb. 3, at 11 a.m. at Keystone United Methodist Church (4004 State Road 21 S.E., Keystone Heights). PAID OBITUARY STARKE Kathy Marie Rigdon, age 61, of Starke passed away on Sunday, Jan. 21, 2018, at St. Vincents Medical Center Southside in Jacksonville. She was born in Winston Salem, NC on March 20, 1956, to Betty Gann Fulcher and the late Nathaniel Thigpen. Kathy has been a resident of Starke for the past 11 years after relocating from Green Cove Springs. She was a member of River City Community Church of Jacksonville, where she enjoyed attending, worshipping, and volunteering with church activities. Kathy was dedicated to her career for many years. Kathy never met a stranger and was friendly to everyone she met. She was a devoted wife, loving mother and grandmother. More than anything, Kathy loved her family. Time with her family meant more to her than life itself. She also enjoyed cooking for people, especially her special eggrolls and Thanksgiving day dinners. Kathy was preceded in death by her father. Kathy is survived by: her mother, Betty Fulcher of Winston Salem, NC; her loving husband of 42 years, Donald L. Rigdon of Starke; her son, Joseph N.E. (Jessica) Rigdon of Starke; her brother, Mark Thigpen of Clemmons, NC; her grandchildren, Jeffrey, Alex, Ayden and Kendall; and her nephews, Anthony and Nathaniel Thigpen. A celebration of Kathys life will be held on Friday, Jan. 26, at 1 p.m. at River City Community Church with Pastor Gabe Trevino at Crosby Lake Cemetery. The family will receive friends on Thursday, Jan. 25 from 6 8 p.m. at the church. Arrangements are under the care and direction of V. Todd Ferreira Funeral Services and Archie Tanner Memorial Chapel, Starke. 904-964-5757. Visit www. to sign the familys guest book. PAID OBITUARY KEYSTONE HEIGHTS Franklin Frank J. Smith, age 63, of Keystone Heights passed away at Hospice in Orange Park on Monday, Jan. 22, 2018. He was born in Jacksonville on Oct. 8, 1954 and has been a resident of Keystone Heights for over 20 years. Prior to retirement, he worked as a machinist for Ring Power. Frank attended Lake Hill Baptist Church and enjoyed working on and rebuilding his Chevy Nova that he loves, but most of all he loved spending time with his grandson Logan. He is survived by: his loving wife of 20 years, Tina (Aldridge) Smith of Keystone Heights; one daughter, Susan Smith of Jacksonville; three sons, Frankie Smith of Virginia, Brandon Oliver of Keystone Heights and Shawn Oliver of Georgia; and parents, Jimmy Smith of Georgia and Leona (Fisher) Gillespie of Jacksonville. Also left behind are seven siblings, Dan Anderson, James Wallace, Denise Becerra, Joel Smith, Diane Smith, Larry Smith and James Brittany, James, Erica and Logan. There are no scheduled services at this time. Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, Keystone Heights. 352-4733176. PAID OBITUARY Verllie Smith MELROSE Verllie Mae Smith, 93, longtime resident of Melrose, died Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at her home, following a long illness. Mrs. Smith was born on June 24, 1924, in Connelly Springs, NC. She had resided in Melrose since 1960. She was a homemaker and a member of First United Methodist Church of Melrose. Mrs. Smith was preceded in death by her husband, Mr. S. G. Smith. Survivors include; a daughter, Olivia Ann McKenzie, of Melrose; a son, Steven Wesley Morris, of Mathew, NC.; six grandchildren; seven great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral services were held on Jan. 22 at First United Methodist Church of Melrose. Please visit her memorial page at: www. For further information, WilliamsThomas Downtown (352) 376-7556. PAID OBITUARY Michael KEYSTONE HEIGHTS Michael Frank Sorano Jr., age 76, of Keystone Heights passed away Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018, at his sons home. He was born in Bronx, NY on April 17, 1941, to the late Michael and Antoinette (Esposito) Sorano Sr. and had moved to Keystone Heights last year from Daytona Beach. Mr. Sorano was a retired carpenter and was a non-denominational Christian. He had a great sense of humor and kept everyone laughing with his jokes. He also enjoyed playing cards, eating sweets and just recently discovered how fun Facebook is, but most of all he loved spending time with his family. Mr. Sorano is survived by: two children, Dakota (Daniel) Reid of Maitland, along with Jude (Tina) Sorano of Keystone Heights. Also left behind are two brothers, Al Sorano and Steve Sorano, both of New York. He was also known as Papa to Ryan Sorano, Macyn Singleton, Alyssa Sorano and Julia Sorano. There was a graveside service for Mr. Sorano Jan. 20, with Pastor was at Keystone Heights Cemetery. Arrangements were under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, Keystone Heights. www. 352-4733176. PAID OBITUARY LAKE BUTLERBetty Marie Todd Sr., 62, of Lake Butler died on Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. She was born to the late Sammie and Betty Blackwelder in Georgia. She lived all her life in Lake Butler. She is survived by: her husband of 38 years, Gerald Spook Todd Sr.; children, Gerald Rascal (April) Todd Jr., Betty Marie Todd (Kevin) Vick, James Robert Taylor, Nancy C. Howar, and Buddy Blackwelder. A memorial service was held on Jan. 22 at Archer Funeral Home. Arrangements were under the care of Archer Funeral Home, Lake Butler. Mary Whitehead LAKE BUTLER Mary Geneva Whitehead, age 96, of Lake Butler, passed away Thursday, Jan. 18, 2018, at Windsor Health and Rehabilitation Center following an extended illness with Alzheimers Disease. Geneva was born in Raiford on Aug. 15, 1921, to the late Jim and Frances always calling herself the lady of the house and farm. Geneva devoted her life to caring for her family, was a fabulous cook and spent a lot of time gardening on the farm. She was a member of Pine Level Baptist Church and, as time allowed, enjoyed reading and listening to gospel and country music. Preceding her in death was her husband of 55 years, James J.B. Whitehead, four brothers, four sisters and three grandchildren. Survivors are: her children, James Robert (Brenda) Whitehead of Lake Butler, Sandra W. (Jim) Reddish of Melrose, Linda W. Johns of Starke, Elaine W. Tyler of Lilburn, GA, Jerry L. Whitehead of Lake Butler, Joan E. Whitehead of Starke, and Barry L. Whitehead of Lake Butler; sisters, Dixie Lee (Bill) Lyons of Macclenny and Jeanette Greene of Jacksonville; and a brother, James


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She was preceded in death by: her parents; and her husband of 46 years, Carley Dale Winstead. She is survived by: her sons, Michael Winstead (Marilyn Godwin) of Starke, and Dwayne Winstead of Starke; one granddaughter; and many other family members. A Memorial Service will be held at 4:00 p.m. on Friday, Jan. 26 at DeWitt C. Jones Chapel with Arrangements are under the care of Jones-Gallagher Funeral Home, Starke. David R. Best Best basic military training Air Force Airman First Class David R. Best graduated with honors from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, TX. The airman completed an intensive, eightweek program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core basic warfare principles and skills. Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force. Best is the son of Marty and Marney Best of Starke. He is a 2013 graduate of Bradford Socials High School. Best will go on to Sheppard Air Force, Wichita Falls, TX to attend Technical School for Maintenance Management Analysis. Forshee earns 6 th place at Region 4-1A meet Region 2 title to advance to state BY CLIFF SMELLEY Khalia Donley earned an automatic bid to the girls winning her weight class at the held Jan. 17 at Wewahitchka High School. It was the second straight year Donley won a regional championship. She will compete at Arnold High School in Panama City. It was pretty much everything I was hoping for, said Donley, who is a senior. Donley topped the 110 class with a 255 total (130 bench press, 15 pounds ahead of runner-up Jessica Burns of Fort White. Donley said. I just had to go out there and stay focused, stay humble and get my lifts. Four BHS lifters in all competed at the Region 2 meet. Auriyanna Hankerson, Samantha Hopkins and Kayla Daniel, however, did not place in the top six in their classes, which would put them in the running for earning at-large state bids. Hankerson, who scratched all of her clean and jerk attempts, 183 class. Hopkins had a 180 total in the 119 class, while Daniel had a 250 total in the unlimited class. Aiming for a trip to the state goal for Donley after qualifying last year. However, she was unable to compete in last seasons Im just trying to stay healthy this time and pray for the best and hope that my last year will be everything Im hoping for, she said. When asked what it would feel like to do well enough to stand on the medal platform at state, Donley said, The best thing ever. I would probably cry. Id probably cry of happiness and joy because thats pretty much everything Ive ever wanted. Donley pageant is Friday, Feb. 2 Eight will compete for the title of Miss Union County High School on Friday, Feb. 2, at 7 p.m. in the UCHS auditorium. Admission is $5. Doors open at 6. in next weeks issue. Competing this year are Elizabeth Avila, Taylor Beatty, Macey Hardee, Tara Holtzendorf, Ciarra Linn Hopkins, Naomi Murray, Emily ONeal and Audyn Woodington. BY CLIFF SMELLEY Keystone Heights High School will host this years District 5-2A boys soccer tournament, which will begin Monday, Jan. 29, and end Friday, Feb. 2. Second seed Crescent City will play seventh seed P.K. Yonge by third seed Newberry playing sixth seed Fort White at 7 p.m. On Tuesday, Jan. 30, Keystone, which is the fourth seed, will p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 31. The two winners from the Jan. 29 matches will play at 5 p.m., followed by the Keystone-Interlachen winner playing top seed Santa Fe at 7 p.m. for the championship on Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. Both championship match participants will advance Wednesday, Feb. 7, at 7 p.m. boys soccer team drops 2 nd straight match BY CLIFF SMELLEY Keystone Heights High School suffered its second straight defeat, losing 8-0 to Columbia on Jan. 22 in Lake City. The Indians (11-9-3) went 1-11 in the three preceding matches, with the lone win coming against visiting St. Francis by an 8-0 score on Jan. 16. Alex Cruz led the team in the win with four goals and two assists, while Chris Anderson, Dean Hogg and Noah Jones each had a goal. Hogg also had two assists, while Anderson, Peyton Box and Kaleb Dockery each had one. Goalie Caleb Cushman made seven saves. On Jan. 17, Keystone wrapped up regular-season District 5-2A play with a 2-2 tie against host Newberry. Jones and Landon Ricketts each scored a goal, with Cruz recording one assist. district record. On Jan. 18, the Indians lost 2-1 to visiting Palatka. Ricketts scored the lone goal off a Hogg assist. Cushman made 11 saves. The Indians conclude the regular season by hosting Clay on Thursday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m., following a junior varsity match at 5 p.m. Keystone then hosts the District 5-2A tournament, which begins Monday, Jan. 29 (see related story). boys 3-game win BY CLIFF SMELLEY Only four players scored, while another four players combined to go 0-for-11 from School boys basketball team lost 61-46 to Class 6A Eastside on Jan. 20 in Starke. Chris Cummings and Jordan


Thursday, January 25, 2018 Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section 7B 40 Notices EQUAL HOUSING OP PORTUNITY. All real estate advertising in this newspaper is sub ject to the Federal Fair Housing Act of 1968 in which makes it illegal to advertise any pref erence, limitation or discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex or national origin, or an intention to make any such preference, limitation or discrimina tion. Familial status includes children under the age of 18 living with parents or legal custo dians, pregnant women and people securing custody of children un der 18. This newspa per will not knowingly accept any advertising for real estate in which is in violation of the law. Our readers are hereby informed that all dwell ings advertised in this newspaper are available on an equal opportunity basis. To complain of discrimination, call HUD toll-free at 1-800669-9777, 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 850-4887082 ext #1005 42 Motor Vehicles & Accessories $CASH$ FOR JUNK cars, up to $500. Free pick up, running or not. Call 352-771-6191. 47 Commercial Property (Rent, Lease, Sale) DOWNTOWN STARKE for rent. 113 E. Call St. Call Freddie American Dream Realty at 904509-9893. 50 For Rent 2BR/1BA APT. CH/A. Elec tric range, refrig. hard up, close to schools. $650/mo. 1st mo. and sec. deposit. Service animals only, referenc es. Call 904-966-1334. WE HAVE 2 OR 3 bed room MH, clean, close to prison. Call 352-4681323 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 DOUBLE WIDE mobile home & House for rent. 904-769-6260, 904-9645006. RETIRED SINGLE LADY. Looking for female roommate. Furnished bedroom with private bath in large, clean, 2-sto ry home. Quiet, safe neighborhood. $300/ mo. plus $50 deposit. Please no children. 386-496-1062 or 904263-0366. 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Telegraph, Times and Monitor B Section 4 place 1 st Tigers win Region 2-1A girls weightlifting title BY CLIFF SMELLEY It continues to be a history making girls weightlifting season at Union County High School, with the latest accomplishment a Kurston Bakken, Josie Godwin, Mia Jackson and Brandy McCoy each won her class to help the held Jan. 17 at Wewahitchka High points, with Altha earning 30 as the runner-up. The win came eight days after district championship. Its something Im happy to say Ive been a part of, Godwin said. I did that. I helped do that. The Tigers four individual winners earned automatic bids to Friday, Feb. 2, at Arnold High School in Panama City. this is the most cohesive team hes had. The lifters entered the season with the desire to win the district, regional and state championships as a team. Theyve now done two of the three. All that remains is a state title, which the Tigers will try to accomplish at the Class 1A Citys Arnold High School. They want to do something thats never been done in history, Speaking of history, McCoy is looking to become the eighth lifter in state history to win three state titles. Since shes just a junior, a title this year puts her in position to win a fourth next season, which would give her the outright record for most state championships. McCoy had no trouble earning an automatic bid to state. At the nearest competitor by 220 pounds in winning the 199 class. McCoy is used to being well ahead of the pack. She won her state titles by 90 and 70 pounds, but the Region 2 margin did take her a little by surprise. Maybe I didnt expect that big of a gap, McCoy said, but I did expect to win. Ive been training and working hard. tying the state and national records for her class in the bench press (305). All of Unions Region 2 champions won their classes in easy fashion. Godwin had a 350 total (185 bench press, 165 clean and jerk) in the 139 class, which put her 95 pounds ahead of Marijane Davis of Altha. Jackson and Bakken each nearest competitors, with Jackson winning the 169 class with a 370 total (195, 175) and Bakken winning the unlimited class with a 505 total (290, 215). Bakken broke the state record in the bench press for her class, while setting a new personal record in the clean and jerk. Godwins bench press was a personal record, as was Jacksons clean and jerk. time regional champions. It was pretty nice to win for who is a senior, while Godwin, what I wanted to do. I was really excited. Jackson, a senior, was the runner-up in her class at regionals behind the champion. It felt amazing, Jackson said, adding, I didnt have to kill myself on my lifts (this year). I just had a comfortable lead. The Tigers had six lifters place second through sixth, which put them in the running for earning at-large state berths, which are determined by comparing the totals of all of the states regional meets. Taylor Gainey was the runnerup in the 154 class with a 295 pounds behind Josie Hall of Altha. Breyonce Cummings placed third in the 183 class with a 305 total (155, 150), while Katie Tomlinson placed fourth in the 101 class with a 155 total (75, 80). class with a 235 total (115, 120). Two lifters placed sixth: Madelyn Whitehead with a 225 total (115, 110) in the 129 class and Cora Johnston with a 235 total (115, 120) in the 154 class. The Florida High School Athletic Association wasnt expecting to announce the attime on Wednesday, Jan. 24. chances of Cummings, Gainey and Tomlinson advancing, which would give him seven in all competing at state. Id probably go crazy with that many girls going, he said. The coach and lifters are hoping to make more history ever team state championship. If that happens, Union would be the smallest school to ever win. Past champions were Columbia, Navarre, River Ridge (New Port Richey) and Spruce Creek (Port Orange). McCoy would happily share the state spotlight with her teammates. I dont only want to win, she said. I want to win as a team now. Jackson, who was a state competitor last year, said, Id probably cry. Id just have no words. Id just cry, and I would thank God. move into girls soccer team defeat the score with a goal in the 32 nd th capped the scoring with a nd won that match, it will play for the championship on Lee led the Tornadoes (12-7) with 18 and 11 points, respectively. Tavien Young added nine points, with Taz Curry scoring eight. Bradford entered the game off its third straight win 69-62 against District 4-5A opponent Interlachen on Jan. 18 in Starke. Cummings posted a doubledouble with 21 points and 10 rebounds. Curry and Matthew Crawford had 16 and 14 points, respectively, with Curry pulling down nine rebounds. Tally Chandler added eight points and seven assists. Young and Lee added six and four points, respectively, with Young also grabbing eight rebounds. The Tornadoes, who improved to 6-0 in District 4, played district opponent Newberry this past Tuesday and will travel to play district opponent Pierson Taylor on Thursday, Jan. 25, at 7 p.m., following a junior varsity game at 5:30 p.m. Bradford then travels to play district opponent Keystone Heights on Friday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m., following a 5:30 p.m. JV game. district foe Ft. White BY CLIFF SMELLEY The Keystone Heights High School boys basketball team came up just short in attempting to win just its second District 4-5A game, losing 50-46 to visiting Fort White on Jan. 19. Eddie Thomas and Ray Kirtley led the Indians (9-10, 1-7) with 14 and 10 points, respectively, with Thomas adding 12 rebounds. Josh Hughes and Sawyer Maxwell each had six points, while Marco Flores had points, with Ben Miller adding two. Keystone entered the game off a 62-47 road win over St. Johns Country Day on Jan. 16. Kirtley had 24 points, 13 Thomas had 20 points and 13 rebounds. Flores and Hughes scored six and four points, respectively, with each grabbing seven rebounds. Maxwell, who scored two points, also had seven rebounds. Miller and Stanley each added two points. The Indians host district opponent Bradford on Friday, Jan. 26, at 7 p.m., following a junior varsity game at 5:30 p.m. Keystone travels to play First Coast Christian in Jacksonville on Monday, Jan. 29, at 7 p.m. before hosting Cedar Key on Tuesday, Jan. 30 at 7 p.m. The JV Indians play prior to the First Coast Christian game at 5:30 p.m. girls lose BY CLIFF SMELLEY Visiting Hawthorne defeated the Keystone Heights High School girls basketball team 39-35 on Jan. 18 as the Indians games. Victoria Snider led the Indians (6-11) with nine points and eight rebounds. Haley Julius and Destiny Bright had eight and seven points, respectively, with Bright grabbing nine rebounds. Savannah Channell while Madison Heskett and Lexi Northway added four and two points, respectively. Keystone entered the game off a 62-6 road win over District 4-5A opponent Pierson Taylor on Jan. 16. Julius and Channell scored 25 and 18 points, respectively, with Channell adding 10 rebounds and 12 steals. Snider had eight points and 10 rebounds, while Skylar Rollins had four points. Bright had three points, with Heskett and Karyn Teemely each adding two. The win put the Indians district record at 3-6 entering this past Mondays game against Fort White. Keystone hosts Eastside on Thursday, Jan. 25, before traveling to play Orange Park on Monday, Jan. 29. Both games are scheduled for 7 p.m., following junior varsity games at 5:30 p.m. On Tuesday, Jan. 30, the Indians host Cedar Key at 5:30 p.m.