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Title: The Monticello news
Uniform Title: Monticello news (Monticello, Fla.)
Physical Description: Newspaper
Language: English
Publisher: Will H. Bulloch
Place of Publication: Monticello Fla
Creation Date: July 8, 2005
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Health Start

Grant TO Aid

At Risk Mothers

Story, Photos, Page 6


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Published Wednesdays & Fridays


Candid Shots
At Fireworks

Celebration

Photos, Page 10


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FRIDA JIvY 08. 2005


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REPRESENTATIVES of the local law-
enforcement community, along with repre-
sentatives of the Department of Juvenile


Justice and other state agencies, discuss
the civil citations program at the Sheriff's
Office last Friday. (News Photo)


POLICE CHIEF DAVID FRISBY, second from
right, called the program a "good thing".
The program allows officers to give youths


citations under certain circumstances, in-
stead of arresting them. The idea is to keep'
juveniles' record clean. (News Photo)


State Awards County $33,000


LAZARO ALEMAN
Senior Staff Writer

Members of the law-enforcement
community were pleased to learn
last Friday that the Department of
Juvenile Justice (DJJ) had awarded
the local juvenile justice council
$33,000 for implementation of a
civil citations program.
This is on top of the $65,000 grant
the DJJ awarded the local juvenile
justice council earlier this year for
implementation of an intervention
plan to keep at-risk youths out of the
juvenile justice system.


"This is a great thing," Monticello
Police Department Chief David
Frisby said of the opportunity to im-
plement a civil citations program
here.
Frisby was one of several repre-
sentatives of the Jefferson County
Juvenile Justice Council (JJC) who
attended the Friday afternoon pres-.
entation at the Sheriff's Office in the
industrial park. Other JJC represen-
tatives attending the meeting in-


eluded Sheriff David Hobbs and
County Judge Bobby Plaines.
As described by DJJ officials, the
civil citations program gives law-
enforcement officers another tool to
combat juvenile delinquency. Essen-
tially, it gives officers the discretion
to cite youthful offenders, instead of
arresting them, depending on the na-
ture and the severity of the offense.
Youths handed a civil citation
must appear in teen court and per-


form some kind of community work
to atone for the offense, as dictated
by a jury of their peers. Unlike an
arrest, however, the incident is not
recorded, thus sparing the individual
a criminal record.
The idea, according to the pro-
gram's supporters, is to give first-
time misdemeanor offenders a sec-
ond, and in some circumstances,
maybe even a third and fourth
chance.
Too many times, according to
those in the law-enforcement com-
munity, an individual's future is ru-
ined because of a youthful indiscre-'
tion that results in an arrest.


"When a kid gets arrested, it's
there," Plaines said. "Even if you
seal the record, it can come back to
haunt you."
Among the questions that local
officials pose to the DJJ representa-
tives: could the money be used to
administer urine analysis tests;
could citations be used for misde-
meanor traffic violations; and could
the citations be issued to other than
first-time offenders?
The answer in all cases was a
qualified yes.
"We want this to be .your
program," said Ted Tollet,. DJJ di-
rector of research and planning.


"We're offering you.the resources to.
do it your way. You tell us what you
want to do and how and we'll pro-
vide the resources."
In other words, said the DJJ offi-
cials, it would be up to the local law
enforcement community to deter-
mine if the program would incorpo-
rate urine analysis tests and if
second and third-time misdemeanor
offenders would be issued the civil
citations.
The grant is also supposed to al-
low for the hiring of a full-time indi-
vidual to coordinate the program
and collect the appropriate data for
(See State Awards Page 3)


Madison Co. Man


Fireworks Draw


Close To 5,000


FRAN HUNT
Staff Writer

The annual July Fourth Fire-
works and Celebration drew ap-
proximately 5,000 spectator, about
the same as last year. Organizers
say that this was the largest number
in history.
So many were present, it took an
average of more than 30 minutes to
reach the road, as people began
streaming out of the gates after the
event.
Maimie Scott Drive resembled a
parking lot with wall to wall vehi-
cles, some spectators setting up
lawn chairs in the bed of pick up
trucks along side the road, and
many spectators in local yards and
filling the elementary school lot.
While waiting for darkness to fall
and the fireworks show to begin,
citizens took part in the cake walks.
A wide variety of baked goods to
be awarded as prizes, covered the
top of a picnic table, as potential
participants waited in line for their
turns.
Many displays of patriotism
were visible in the crowd, and the
colors of red, white and blue were
much in evidence.
A local Boy Scout Troop sold
multicolored glow sticks and as
darkness began to fall, hundreds of
glow sticks could be seen flashing
through the darkness in a wash of
color.
Citizens sat on lawn chairs, blan-


kets and brought picnic meals and
coolers of drinks.
Youngsters got up and danced and
as darkness fell, and many played
with smoke bombs and sparklers
while awaiting the show.
There were six homemade cakes
entered in the cake auction, which
brought in $420 to go towards the
cost of the fireworks.
David Ward served as the auc-
tioneer as Franklin Hightower and
Don Anderson displayed the
cakes.
A strawberry cake baked by Betty
Hobbs brought in $35.
A chocolate layer cake topped
with fresh strawberries, baked by
Beth Davis on behalf of the Jeffer-
son County Democratic Committee
was also among those auctioned.
A sour creme cake topped with
pecans sold for $50 and a twelve-
layer chocolate cake baked by Betty
Gray raised $85.
A sheet cake resembling the
American flag, baked by Shanna
Thomas was won by a gentleman
in the audience for $50.
He then donated the cake back to
be re-bid, which brought an addi-
tional $45 and a second chocolate
layer cake topped by fresh straw-
berries and baked by Davis, went
for $45.
As festivities continued, members
of the Babe Ruth Baseball League
were busy selling hot dogs, drinks
and roasted peanuts.
Numerous conversations and the
(See Fireworks Page 14)


Charged

LAZARO ALEMAN
Senior Staff Writer
The Sheriff's Department on
Wednesday formally charged a
Madison County man with sexual
battery and related offenses, stem-
ming from an incident here on June
18.
The accused, Willie Boone, is
being held in the Jefferson County
jail, where he has been held since
June 19.
According to the department's
narrative, an unidentified individual
broke into the home of an elderly fe-
male county resident early on the
morning of June 18 and sexually as-
saulted her during the commission
of a burglary.
After the man left, the victim re-


TOWN CRIER LLOYD WHEELER paid tribute to veterans,
and recited a prayer written by George Washington. (News
Photo)

County To Receive $200,000


LAZARO ALEMAN
Senior Staff Writer

County officials are schc(
receive a -,I,')00) grant f
Florida Department of Envii
tal Protection (DEP) 10 a.m


at the entrance to the Recreation
Park on Mamie Scott Drive.
State Representative Will Ken-
drick is expected to be at the award
uiled to ceremony, and Senator Nancy Ar-
rom the gen/iano may attend as well.
ronmen- The $200,000, misleadingly car-
. Friday (See $200,000 Page 14)


LAZARO ALEMAN
Senior Staff Writer

The 11th Circuit Court in Atlanta
on Wednesday denied the petition of
Paul H1-owell. convicted of the mur-
der of Florida lHighway Patrol
trooper Jimmy Fulflrd more than 13
years ago.
The l lth Circuit Court atl'lirlmcdl
the decision olf the fedeC al court in


In Rape
ported the incident to the Sheriffs
Department. The responding deputy,
William Pittman, quickly secured
the scene and called for an investi-
gator. Responding to the call was
Capt. Bill Massey, supervisor of the
Sheriff's Department investigative
section.
After interviewing the victim and
conducting a crime scene search,
Massey came up with Boone as a
suspect early in the case. Learning'
that the suspect resided in Madison
County, Massey contacted that
county's Sheriffs Department and
requested assistance.
"Sheriff Pete Bucher immediately
put deputies to work on the case,"
reports Major Bill Bullock. "During
their investigation into the where-
abouts and background of the sus-
(See Man Charged Page 14)


Tallahasscc, which earlier rejected
Slowell's appeal on a technicality.
That technicality was the late fil-
ing of' lHowcll's post-con\iction pa-
pers by his trial attorney. The late
filing allowed the I'edcral court in
Tnallahassec to deny the petition out
of hand, a process that normally
\\ would Ihave l;takcin 'iars to rcsol\c.
Attornycv 13ayva I lrisoil, who
along with Attorney (ClVde Tai'lor
now represents llowcll .aid ,\ Iho ar-
(See Fullord 1age 14)


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Editorial, Page 4


Program Aims TO Give

Youths Second Chance


11th Circuit Court Rules

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PAGE 1, MONTICELLO, (FL), NEWS, FRI., JULY 08, 2005


GLADYS ROANN, and Sheriff David Hobbs nated to deserving children in the commu-
display some of the dozen bikes to be do- nity. (News Photo)


Sheriff's Department Donates

Bikes To Deserving Students


:FRAN HUNT
'Staff Writer

The Jefferson County Sheriffs
Department has donated a dozen
bicyclese, and a scooter to'Gladys
-Roann to distribute to deserving
:children in the community.
Sheriff David Hobbs said the bi-
cycles are for children of all ages,
large and small, boys and girls.
"These were bicycles that were
-abandoned in the community and
never claimed by their owners,"
said Hobbs.
"Rather than throwing them out,
-Lthought it would be a good idea to
kx them up and give them to some-
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one who would be able to use
them," he said.
Before the bikes were ready to
give away, they required some mi-
nor repairs, refurbishing or clean-
ing.
Recently retired JCSO maihte-
nance man Leighton "Lee" Lang-
ford was asked for his service and
without hesitation, went to work,
repairing the bicycles and supply-
ing whatever additional materials
that were required.
The bicycles were then loaded
and transported to Jefferson Ele-
mentary School.
"I'm going to get with Gerrold
(Boys and Girls Club Directbor)>for
his input on the differerit,kids 'and
MW- U I-,P,


who would be the most deserving,"
said Roann.
She added that they would'be
looking at the students, their family
situations, and whether or not they
had decent grades and stayed out of
trouble over the summer," said Ro-
ann. "I guess you could say that
it's a delayed reward."
She recalled a child she had given
a used bicycle to for the holidays.
"You would have thought that
you gave him a car," she laughed.
"He kept asking can I ride it? Can I
ride it? It didn't take long, before
he was on it and half way down the
road," she stated.
She noted that a bicycle is a form.
of liberation for-a child.
Roann concluded that she likes
the faces, excitement and reactions
of the children when they receive
something that they could orly
dream of having.
She suspected that some of the bi-
cycles may be distributed as early
as Wednesday afternoon.


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SAVANNAH

Rescued Dog Healthy,

Ready For Adotion


School Board Meeting

Approves Salary, New

Organizational Chart


RAY CICHON
Managing Editor

The School Board held an Emer- -
gency Meeting Tuesday evening to
address revised job descriptions, ad-
ministrative salary schedules, and a
revised district organization chart.
All three of these agenda items
were unanimously approved by the
Board.
The resignation of four adminis-
trators prompted the emergency
meeting to approve the revised sal-
ary schedule for administrators.
Finance Officer Hal Wilson ex-
plained that salaries for the vacan-
cies are advertised at $65,212, an
increase of between $15,000 to
$17,000 over the previous salaries.
"Our intention is to attract quali-
fied individuals and to make our sal-
ary schedule more in line with
surrounding school districts," Super-
intendent Phil Barker explained.
Position vacancies advertised in-
' clude: Executive Director of Opera-
tions and Human Resources;
Executive Director of School Im-
pIrovement; Principal of Jefferson
County High School; and Principal
of Jefferspn Elementary School.
Barker told the Board that the
higher salaries in other districts
were the primary cause of the recent
resignations, prompting the increase
in salaries here to attract qualified
personnel.
He stated that Principals at JES,
HMS, and JCHS will receive the
$65, 212 salary.
These are schools which receive
FTE funds and other state funding.
Grant funds, and $180,000 from
the General Fund are used for the
Adult School, Wilson explained.
State law mandates districts to of-
fer classes from Pre-k through grade
12, and these are funded, in part, via
FTE funds allocated per student.
In other action, Board Member
Fred Shofner and Chair Beverly
Sloan volunteered to serve on the
Value Adjustment Board.


The regular monthly School Board
meeting take space 6 p.m., Monday,
July 11.

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was entangled in a wire fence. She
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(o be in shock. She was severely
inalnourished and had mange, in ad-
dition to her leg injury.
Dr. Purvis of Animal Medical
.Clinic diagnosed the dog with some
nerve damage in her paw.
Savannah is now a very happy
animal awaiting a loving home, she
flerve damage to her paw from the
Accident.
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Humane Society


Her mother, Diane is at right. She will at-
tend University of North Florida.


Fundraiser

FRAN HUNT
Staff Writer

Members of the Humane Society
are conducting a fundraiser that
will last until the end of Aug.
During their last meeting, Tammy
Peck made the suggestion of selling
Tupperware products as a fund-
raiser. She said that 40 percent of
the sales would go to the shelter.
"You could probably raise a good
couple thousand dollars," said
Peck. Members agreed to hold the
fundraiser until the end of next
month.
Orders will not be placed until all
are gathered at the end of the fund-
raiser and those ordering must pay
up front.
Anyone wishing to purchase the
Tupperware can contact Peck at
997-6455 or approach any Humane


Course Set On Legal,

Employment Issues


Local Edward Jones Investment
Representative, Bob Davis, will host
a course titled "Tax and Legal Issues
in the Workplace: Understanding
Complex Employment Issues," 2
p.m. Wednesday, July 13, at 205 E.
Washington Street.
"This program is designed for pro-
fessionals who help small and mid-
sized business owners understand
circumstances that might precipitate
lawsuits, governmental investiga-
tions, or even trigger IRS audits,"
said Davison.
This program provides informa-


BILL HOPKINS, president of the Brotherhood of Christ
Episcopal Church, presents Sherill Johnson with a $500
scholarship check.

Two Local Graduates Receive
Christ Episcopal Scholarships


DEBBIE SNAPP
Staff Writer
The Brotherhood of Christ Episco-
pal Church awarded two scholar-
ships to graduating seniors from
Jefferson County.
Amanda Sapp and Sherill Johnson
each received $500.
The awards were based upon
scholastic achievement, and partici-
pation in activities at their church.


Amanda Sapp is an honor gradu-
ate of Aucilla Christian Academy,
and a member of Indian Springs
Baptist Church.
She will, attend the University of
North Florida.
Sherill Johnson is an honor gradu-
ate of Jefferson County High
School, and a member of St. Phillip
AME Church.
She will attend Florida A&M
University.
The awards were presented by
Brotherhood President Bill Hopkins.


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discrimination issues, minimum
wage requirements, and the America
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CLE credit for attorney's is pending
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education requirements.
The course fee is $50, and will in-
clude admission for one person, and
all course materials.
Reservations are required. To reg-
ister, contact Davison at 997-2572.


Green Industries To Host
Big Bend Chapter Meeting


Green Industries Institute for pro-
fessional development will host the
Big Bend Chapter meeting of the
Florida Nursery Growers Landscape
Association (FNGLA) Monday, July
18.
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RSVP for dinner arrangements no
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Society Board Member.
Members also determined that a
shelter cleanup would be conducted
July 16, beginning at 9 a.m. The
majority of the work to be done in-
volves cleaning duties.
The next combined meeting of
the Humane Society Board will be
conducted 7 to 7:30 p.m., July 18.
The general membership meet-
ing will be conducted immediately
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State Awards
(Continued From Page 1)
submittal to the DJJ.
One concern local officials raised
was the lack of supporting mental
health services here, especially
given the lack of transportation for
many county youths.
"If we could get anger counseling,
drug counseling and other such
services here, it would help,"
Plaines said, a sentiment echoed by
Hobbs and Frisby.
It was the consensus of the group
that if the local law enforcement
community pressed the issue, those
services eventually would be
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Monticello News
(SSN 0746-5297)-USPA 361-620)
Published by Monticello Publishing Co., Inc.


F, M EMBERRON CICHON
I~D4 Publisher


RAY CICHON
Managing Editor


SLAZARO ALEMAN
Senior Staff Writer

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Often, when a serviceman or serv-
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medical care and flown to the
United States without any personal
items.
As a result, funds are needed to
,buy underwear, pajamas, slippers,
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soap and other comfort items.
The Military Order of the Purple
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that arrives at Andrews Air Force
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It gives the wounded a sheet of
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family. The group also provides
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All donations designated for the
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The Military Order of the Purple
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The mission of the Order is to fos-
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wounded veterans, promote patriot-
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provide service to all veterans and
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The Order covers all annual ex-
penses with donations.
The group says the purple brace-
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troops are supported at home and
help remind Americans of the Or-
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gave all."


BY REX M. ROGERS

Danica Patrick, the woman who
finished fourth in the 2005 Indian-
apolis 500 and who is the first
woman to ever lead the pack during
the race, was asked by "Newsweek,".
"Are you the Gloria Steinem of rac-
ing?" Patrick responded, "The what?
I don't even know who that is. Is
that bad?"
At 24 years of age, we might for-
give her for her lack of a sense of
history. But we might also ask,
"Whatever happened to feminism?"
Feminism's dominance of the '70s
in the form of Equal Rights Amend-
ment, debates and pro-choice dem-
onstrations supporting Roe vs. Wade
is a matter of record.
Among feminism's positive con-
tributions to culture are greater ac-
cess to nearly all forms of
professions and social interaction,
better if not always yet equal pay for
women, more women in leadership
roles, and enhanced legal standing
for women in both marriage and so-
ciety.
Among feminism's or at least the
culture it helped to spawn negative
contributions might be increasing
aggressiveness in the form of female
on female violence, increased social
pathologies among young women,
and continuing destruction of life
via abortions.



Citizens Praise
Fireworks Show

Dear Editor:
"Hats Off' to those who planned
and executed this year's fireworks
display.
The Patriotic Readings were great!
The best ever.
Thank you.
Ken and Vicky Sheffield


My objection was and is not so
much with feminism as with radical
feminism. In so far as feminist argu-
ments could advance the access,
equal opportunity and legal standing
and protection of women, then I was
and am a supporter. In so far as radi-
cally feminist arguments attacked
marriage and the family, under-
mined respect for life in the womb,
unnecessarily denigrated masculifi-
ity, or promoted alternative sexual
lifestyles for women beyond mo-
nogamous, heterosexual marriage,
then I object.
Feminism is no longer the force
that it once was because its socially
healthy goals have largely been met,
and its socially debilitating philoso-
phies have left scars on the body
politic. What we need now are Men
and Women who make morally up-
right contributions for a new genera-
tion.
(Rex M. Rogers, Ph.D., book
author and president of Cornerstone
University, Grand Rapids, Mich.,
pens this column, which appears in
89 newspapers)




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Opinion & Comment


Short Takes & Other Notions


BY MARY ANN FRISBY

A friend and I decided to visit a
gitifriend in Texas. My friend,
Paula, made the reservations to stay
half way there, in Breau Bridge
Louisiana.
When we got there, the 'hotel'
consisted of small slave cabins
perched on a bayou. The cabins had
been converted to a bed and break-
fast. Well, 'converted'. is a kind
word. Part of the redecorating in-
cluded a twelve-foot fiberglass
crawfish, and all the cabins were cir-
cled around the gargantuan
shellfish.
Inside the circle were a number of
electricians who were celebrating
the life of a friend who had died a
year earlier. May I say that beer had
a lot to do with their celebration?


So we were quite stuck in this
situation. We decided to try to sal-
vage an evening, and bravely asked
the electricians for a restaurant rec-
ommendation. They all steered us to
a Cajun dance club that served din-
ner.
The Cajun dance club was at the
end of a dusty, dark dirt road. The
parking lot was full of trucks, no
cars. Therelwas no music, and for a
moment we thought the electricians
had fooled us. Once inside though,
the music started and the food came
out of the small kitchen. We ap-
peared to be viewed with suspicion
and distrust. We were the only two
lone women.

Then the music geared up in ear-
nest. What energetic, authentic mu-
sic it was! Daddy's danced with
daughters,' husbands and wives


twirled around the small wooden
floor.
Couples danced with arm babies.
Then I began to notice a bulge in the
back pockets of all the-men there.
I realized that they were all armed
with guns. Once they had looked us
over and decided that we were there
for the music and a nice dinner, we
were accepted and ignored. It was
an elegant sight to see. The dancers
kept their upper bodies perfectly
rigid, as their feet twirled and
swayed to the wonderful zydeco
music.
When we left several husbands
and a boy about ten years old
walked us to our cars. Gentlemen
all.
Monticello is full of gentlemen. I
feel quite protected and cherished
by the wonderful men in this com-
munity..Doors are opened, hats are


Test Your Safe Driving IQ


Before you take your next road
trip, take a turn at testing your safe
driving IQ. Remember, good driving
starts before you ever shift into
drive. These tips will help steer you
to safety.
Seat Belts According to the
National Safety Council, an esti-
mated 157,500 lives have been
saved by safety belts over the last 20
years. Make sure you and your pas-
sengers are buckled up and that chil-
dren are in a car or booster seat in
accordance with state laws and that
it is properly secured.
Secure Loose Objects You and
the children are strapped in, so make
sure luggage and packages are se-
cure, too.
Adjustments Make adjustments


to your side and rearview mirrors,
your seat and steering wheel (if ad-
justable) before starting the car.
Music Searching through the
glove box and CD cases for your fa-
vorite music takes your attention
away from the road. If you don't
have a changer, only change CDs
when the vehicle is fully stopped.
Cellular Phones In the last five
years alone, nearly 300,000 drivers
have been involved in crashes attrib-
uted to cell phone use. Ideally, driv-
ers should refrain from using cell
phones. Many vehicles, such as the
Toyota Prius and Lexus vehicles
now come equipped with Bluetooth
technology, which lets your cell
phone interact with a microphone
and speakers already installed in


your vehicle. You don't even need
an earpiece.
Check Over the Vehicle Incor-
rectly inflated or unevenly worn
tires contributed to more than
20,000 serious auto incidents in
2003, according to the National
Safety Council. Simply checking
tire pressure and tread wear regu-
larly can keep you from a hazardous
situation on the road.
Know Where You're Going -
Planning out your trip before you
ever get in the vehicle allows you to
focus on your driving rather than
concentrating on how to get there.
Many vehicles now feature onboard
navigation systems. Systems in Toy-
ota and Lexus vehicles allow the
driver to enter the destination's ad-


tipped. If a woman is stranded on
the side of the road, several men
usually come to her aid.
I'll mention only two of the nu-
merous gentlemen in Monticello:
Bruce Leinback and Buck Bird. As
attorneys for the City and County
governments they advise on lots of
sore subjects with many sore pre-
senters. Always a kind word and
gentle presentation.
Bruce Leinback even walked me
home after a City council meeting.
They assist all the well-intentioned
folks who wrestle with the growth
of our town.
I think we are poised to grow. I
sincerely hope that the "gentlemen
all" does not fade from our town. I
do not want it to fade away, but to
continue to be part of the congress
between men and women. The
women in this town appreciate it.


dress and then follow the com-
puter's voice prompts.
Stay Awake And Sober -
They've heard the tales of drunk
drivers time and again, yet drivers
continue to drink and drive. Doing
so puts the driver, passengers, other
drivers and pedestrians at risk. You
should also avoid getting behind the
wheel when tired.
Check Engine Warning Lights -
Taking a quick glance at the dash-
board before leaving the driveway
can save you time and major hassles
on the road.
Remember, taking care of the little
things before backing out of the
driveway will help you stay focused
on the task at hand- getting to your
destination safely.


Study Eyes Cold Water Exercise


BY MEREDITH J. MORTON
University of Florida

Exercise in cold water instead of
warm water may increase people's
appetites, making it harder for them
to lose extra pounds, a University of
Florida study finds.
Results indicate people may con-
sume more calories after exercising
in cold water, according to Lesley
White, a UF researcher who de-
signed the study to better understand
why aquatic exercise is often less
successful than equal amounts of
jogging or cycling for people who
want to lose weight.
"It's possible that individuals who
exercise in cooler water may have
an exaggerated energy intake fol-
lowing exercise, which may be a
reason why they don't lose as much
weight," said White, an assistant


professor in the College of Health
and Human Performance. "So it
may not be the exercise itself that
causes the problem because you can
match the exercise energy expendi-
ture; rather it's the increased eating
after the exercise is over."
White said her research is not
meant to suggest that swimming or
aquatic exercise is ineffective for
building physical fitness. In fact,
water exercise is suggested for peo-
ple who are overweight because the
buoyancy given by the water makes
exercising easier for people with
joint or balance problems.
"Water exercise is an excellent ac-
tivity for many people, particularly
those with joint disorders, thermal
regulatory problems and balance or
coordination difficulties," she said.
"However, an earlier study reported
that women who swam did not lose
as much weight as those who jogged


or cycled."
F'or her study, published in Febru-
ary in the International Journal of
Sport Nutrition and Exercise Me-
tabolism, White tracked the energy
used by 11 UF students as they rode
a stationary bicycle submerged in
water for 45 minutes. The students
exercised in cold water of 68 de-
grees Fahrenheit and warm water of
91.4 degrees Fahrenheit. The same
students, ages 21-31, also spent 45
minutes resting.
The study found the students used
a similar amount of energy during
the exercises, 517 calories in the
cold water and 505 in the warm wa-
ter. Students expended 123 calories
while resting.
After each exercise session and
the rest period, the students were al-
lowed into a room to measure their
blood pressure and heart rates. They
were left to rest for one hour in the


same room and had free access to a
standard assortment of food of
known caloric values. However, the
students didn't know their caloric
intake was going to be measured.
"We found that during the recov-
ery period when the subjects had ac-
cess to an assortment of foods that
significantly more calories were
eaten after exercise in cold water
compared to exercise in warm water
or at rest," White said.
Caloric intake after exercise in
cold water was 44 percent higher
than exercise in warm water and 41
percent higher than in the resting pe-
riods. The students consumed a
mean 877 calories after exercise in
cold water, 608 calories after exer-
cise in warm water and 618 after
resting periods.
This is a preliminary study.
wv which suggests that environmental
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Honored At Rotary Club Friday


DEBBIE SNAPP
Staff Writer

Rothry Club President Wes
Scoles and Sergeant-At-Arms James
Muchovej were honored Friday by
Assistant Governor Sylvia W.
White, for Area 6, standing in for
Past District Governor Ivan Johnson
III.
Scoles received a Centennial
Presidential Citation for his work as
club President.
White read a letter from Johnson
stating:
"It has been our honor to seve
you, the Rotarians and Clubs of Dis-
trict 6940 during the Centennial
Year.
"You should be thrilled at all you
have accomplished this year, from
Service Projects to Fellowship each
'Presidential Citation' Club has in-
deed excelled.
"Think about all the Centennial
Community Projects, the Centennial
celebrations, increased membership,
two new clubs, PolioPlus fundrais-.
ers, more Interact and Rotaract
Clubs than ever before. And, you
raised more funds for the Rotary
Foundation and its humanitarian and
educational programs here and
abroad, than ever before.
"Those of you that were able to
make 'the PETS training, the District
Assembly, and Centennial District
Conference learned more about Ro-
tary while experiencing the fun and
fellowship of other dedicated Ro-
tarians.
"By receiving the Presidential Ci-
tation, your Club has met the stan-
dard of excellence for Rotary Clubs
of any size. You are to be com-
mended on the dedication and lead-
ership you have demonstrated in
reaching this level."
Muchovej received the Rotary
District 6940 Leadership Academy
Award from Rotary International.
This is an instructional program
where recipients learn in depth
about Rotary on the club, commu-
nity, district, and international
levels.
Participants are directed through a
series of subjects through self study
lessons that use materials produced


Exercise
(Continued From Page 4)
conditions during exercise may in-
fluence post-exercise appetite,"
White said. Individuals should con-
sider the kinds of foods they eat af-
ter exercise, she added.
White suggested that body tem-
perature might have some influence
over post-exercise appetite.
A previous study by her colleague
Dr. Rudolph Dressendorfer indi-
cated that body temperature at the
end of exercise can affect post-
exercise appetite.
"Aquatic exercise is widely used
in weight-loss programs, especially
for those people with orthopedic
concerns," said Dressendorfer, an
adjunct professor with the faculty of
physical education and recreation at
the University of Alberta and a
physical therapist. "The practical
education and recreation at the Uni-
versity of Alberta and physical
therapist. "The practical implication
of this study is that cold water tem-
perature could frustrate weight loss
by increasing caloric intake. This
study also provides some theoretical
insight to the mechanism of appetite
after exercise."


by Rotary International.
The goal of the Leadership Acad-
emy is to graduate Rotarians who
can take an active leadership role in
the District in the future.
Each participant is partnered with
a mentor, normally a Past District
Governor, who helps by answering
questions and directing the student
in the proper direction.
The first class was composed of
16 people selected from the District,
who graduated at the District Con-
ference this past April.
At the time of the District Confer-
ence, Muchovej was leading a Ro-
tary Group Study Exchange to Santa
Catarina, Brazil for five weeks.
The Group Study Exchange is a
program through Rotary Interna-
tional, where young professionals
visit a Rotary District in another
country, where they learn about the
culture and how their professions


are performed in that country.
The young professionals are es-
corted by a Rotarian team leader.
Muchovej was selected as leader
of this team due to his fluency in the
Portuguese language and his knowl-
edge of Rotary.
Guest speaker was Catherine Ar-
nold, the Hospice Community Rela-
tions representative for Jefferson,
Madison, and Taylor counties.
She shared valuable hospice infor-
mation and enlightened the group of
the goings on'within Hospice.

She explained that Hospice is
about care beyond cure. Hospice af-
firms life, provides expertise, and is
a special kind of caring.
She gave a description of services
offered, and listed the specialized
programs. She also offered herself
for speaking engagements, should
there be a need.


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the following items for recycling


All plastic bottles soda bottles (any size), milk jugs, water bottles,
laundry detergent bottles, etc.

All type cans Tin cans food cans, dog food cans, cat food cans, etc.
Aluminum cans soda cans, beer cans etc.


Newspapers, Magazines, etc.


All cardboard products grocery bags, cereal boxes, food boxes,
laundry detergent boxes, shipping boxes, etc.
) au"
All glass bottles, jars etc. (clear, brown & green). .

Residents can bring these items directly to the Recycling Center located at
1591 Waukeenah Street or they may drop them off at any one of the collection
sites in the County.

Remember, every time you recycle you are extending the life of our Landfill and
saving, your County dollars in Tipping fees. How could you go wrong?

Additional items accepted at the collection sites:

Household garbage

*Waste Tires (not accepted at the Recycle Center)

Batteries

*White Goods (which consist of) Refrigerators, freezers, washing machines,
dryers, air conditioner units, etc. (not accepted at the Recycle Center)

Used Oil & Oil Filters

Household Hazardous Waste pesticides, swimming pool chemicals, paint,
paint thinner, etc. (Please have all containers clearly marked to identify
contents)

**The Recycle Center Household Hazardous Waste Office will accept medical
& pharmaceutical waste. These items must be turned into an employee of the
facility and not just dropped off.


Please take notice to all of the signage posted in the
collection site for the proper disposal of above items.



The City of Monticello offers Curbside pick-up for city residents,
for recyclable items on each Wednesday morning. For further,
information on other items for disposal in the City, please call
Don Anderson at 342-0154.


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Lifestyle


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ACCEPTING $100,000 Check from Ounce of Scott, board members, and Winifred
Prevention are: L-R: Gladys Roann, board gins, VP Ounce of Prevention.
president, Lucille Day, Mary Wallace, Eric


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CETTA BARNHART, Community Health Educator for the
Healthy Start Coalition, Winifred Heggins, VP of Ounce of
prevention, and Leigh Dalzel, certified doula.


Healthy Start Grant TO delivery by providing comfort,
praise, and reassurance in: the form
Help At Mothers At Risk information, cool towels, mas-
HelP At Mothers At Risksage, and other methods.


Heg-


Central Baptist
VBS Scheduled
Monday-Friday
Central Baptist Church of Au-
cida will sponor its Vacation Bible
School, with the theme of "Ramblin'
Road Trip,."
Students will cruise across the
USA for an adventure filled geta-
way '6-8:30 p.m. starting Monday,
July 11 through to Friday, July 15.,
Participants will visit Washington,,
DC.; Chicago, IL.; Lebanon, KS,;
the Yellowstone National Park; and
Knott's Berry Farm.
The final destination is a relation-
ship with Jesus.
On this exciting road trip, they
will experience Bible stories, crafts,
music for the road, snacks, and rec-
reation.
!


DEBBIE SNAPP
Staff Writer

The Ounce of Prevention Fund
of Florida recently awarded a grant
for $100,000 to the Healthy Start
Coalition of Jefferson, Madison, and
Taylor counties to fund the True
Blue Doula program for mothers
whose pregnancies are considered
high risk.
Doulas are professionals that pro-
vide continuous physical, emotional,
and informational support to the
mother before, during, and after
childbirth.
The Ounce of Prevention Fund,
which receives funding from legisla-
tive appropriations and private con-
tributions, partnered with the Flor-
ida Department of Health to fund
the True Blue Doula program.
The Ounce of Prevention Fund is
passionate about identifying, fund-
ing, and elevating innovative pre-
vention and early intervention pro-
grams to improve the health, educa-
tion, and life outcomes of Florida's
at risk children and families.
Eric Scott, President of the Board
of Directors for the Healthy Start
Coalition of Jefferson, Madison, and


Taylor Counties, Inc. said, "The ad-
dition of Doula services is an excel-
lent enhancement to the Healthy
Start array of services and will pro-
vide much needed comfort and sup-
port to expectant mothers and their
families during the child birth proc-
ess.
We are delighted to be able to
partner with the Ounce of Preven-
tion Fund of Florida to bring these
services to our tri-county area and
we hope to become a model pro-
gram for other rural areas."
The primary focus of the Healthy
Start Coalition is to ensure the
health and well being of pregnant
women and their babies and to re-
duce infant mortality.
The acceptance of doulas in ma-
ternity care is growing rapidly with
the recognition of their important
contribution to the improved physi-
cal outcomes and emotional well be-
ing of mothers and infants.
Leigh Dalzell, a certified doula
who will be working for the True
Blue Doula program, said that as a
doula, "You get so involved with the
mom, you want so much for her and
you want her to have the best possi-
ble outcome."
She assists mothers in labor and

Austins To Renew
Wedding Vows
Gerrold II, Charlene, and Sam
Austin announce the renewal of the
wedding vows of their parents
Yolanda and Gerrold Austin, Sr. 5
p.m., Saturday, July 16, at the' Opera
House.


As a doula, she serves as an advo-
cate for mothers to help them have
the birth experience they want.
Dalzell said, "I wish I would have
had the opportunity to have a doula
assist me during labor and delivery."








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997-1166
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11AM Worship Hour
6 PM Evening Worship
Wednesday:
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Together!
Come and hear...
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LOCAL COUPLE, Cindy and Doug Wainright, were recent
married.


ROBERTS

First Birthday

DEBBIE SNAPP
Staff Writer

Jeremy Christian Roberts will
celebrate his First Birthday, July 2,
with a Hawaiian Luau at the home
of his grandmother Patti Danielat-
urday.
His parents are Elaine and Joey
Roberts.
His grandparents are Linda and
Joe Roberts, and Patti Daniel.
And, his favorite Aunt is Freida


RANSOM

First Birthday
Taclyn Keshon Ransom celebrated
his first birthday July 7, 2005.
His parents are Shanise Ford and
Vashon Ransom.
Maternal grandparents are Sharon
Lynn Jones, Tommie Hudson, and
Bruce Ford.
Paternal grandparents are Bethel
and Lillian Ransom.
Great grandparents are Jennie M.
Smith, Doris Ford, and Julie Ann
Reddick.
Godparents are Daniel and Janet
Jones.
All family are residents of Monti-
cello.

CARD OF THANKS
The family of the late Edward
Conner, Jr. would like to thank each
and everyone for the love and kind-
ness shown during the time of their
bereavement.
A special thanks to the City of
Monticello.
The Conner and Jones Family


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DEBBIE SNAPP
Staff Writer


Mr. and Mrs. David Barnhart an-
nounce the engagement of their
daughter La'Shonda Evette Bamhart
to Orenthya Jermaine Sloan.
Barnhart is also the daughter of
the late Geraldine Cooper Barnhart.
Willard and Dorothy Barnhart of
Monticello are the paternal grand-
parents of the bride.
The late Ivory Cooper and Willie
Mae Cooper of Monticello are the
maternal grandparents.
The bride-to-be is a part time stu-


dent and a claims examiner at
Fringe Benefits.
Sloan is the son of Jimmy and
Joretha Sloan.
His paternal grandparents are Bai-
ley Sloan and Beatrice Sloan.
The late Beatrice Nealy and Kath-
erine Nealy are the groom's mater-
nal grandparents.
The ceremony will be held 5 p.m.,
-August 20, 2005, at Memorial Mis-
sionary Baptist Church.
Family and friends are welcome to
join on this special occasion.
A reception will follow at the
Monticello Opera House, by invita-
tion only.


Ann Hill-Reddick

Named Miss Black RI

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Lloyd Lions Club Plans

Covered Dish Dinner


DEBBIE SNAPP
Staff Writer

The Lloyd Lions Club will hold a
covered dish dinner 7 p.m., Satur-
day.
The dinner will be held at the
Club's meeting location, located at
7337-A Old Lloyd Road in the U-
Haul building.
The Lions had been busy operat-
ing their weekend Flea Market


Josh Rodriguez
Member Of
Angus ASSOC.

DEBBIE SNAPP
Staff Writer

Josh Rodriguez, a local Monticello
resident, is a new junior member of
the American Angus Association.
Junior members of the Association
are eligible to register cattle in the
American Angus Association, par-
ticipate in programs conducted by
the National Junior Angus Associa-
tion, and take part in association
sponsored shows and other national
and regional events.
The American Angus Association
is the largest beef registry associa-
tion in the world, with more than
34,000 active adult and junior mem-
bers.



Homes Of

Mourning
Ollie Nelson Smith
Ollie "Mom Mae" Nelson Smith,
92, of 1295 Sage Street, Monticello,
FL, died June 26, 2005 at Annan-
dale, VA.
Smith was a native of Valdosta,
Georgia and lived in Monticello for
80+ years.
She was a Retired Plant Worker
and VFW Post 251 Ladies Auxiliary
and was a member of Philadelphia
M.B. Church.
She is survived by three
daughters; Maggie Smith
Washington-Jacksonville, FL.; Rosa
Nelson and Carrie Lights Philadel-
phia, Pennsylvania; two sons; John
R. Nelson, Sr., Monticello and
David Stebbins Springfield, Vir-
ginia. Also 30 grandchildren, 40
great grandchildren; 15 great-great
grandchildren; 5 great-great-great
grandchildren and a host of nieces,
nephews and cousins; many sorrow-
ing friends.
Funeral services will be July 9,
2005, 11:00 a.m. at Memorial Mis-
sionary Baptist Church. Rev Joseph
Francis officiating. Interment will
follow at Gilley Cemetery. Pallbear-
ers are Theodore Stebbins, Friends
and Family. Honorary pallbearers
are Jefferson County VFW Post 251
and Ladies Auxiliary. Branch Street
Funeral Home is handling arrange-
ments.


New Officers were elected at the
June 21 meeting with Jerry
Andrews, president; Kevin Camp-
bell, first vice-president; Pam
Campbell, treasurer; and Angela
Henderson, secretary.
The next business meeting is
scheduled Tuesday, July 19, and
will feature discussion about up-
coming fundraisers.



Church News


New Bethel AME Church and
Pleasant Grove MB Church will
hold a joint revival 7 p.m., nightly,
July 11-15 at New Bethel. Guest
minister is Rev. Simon Simmons, of
Smith Grove MV Church in Cairo.

The Alexander, Bellamy, Turner
and Williams Family Reunion wor-
ship service will be held 11 a.m,
Sunday at New Bethel AME
Church. Minister for the service is
Rev. Herbert Thomas, of Welaunee
MB Church. Music will be provided
by the-True Tones of Madison. Din-
ner will be served.

New Bethel, Philadelphia, Bethel,
and Mt. Pleasant AME Church will
hold a joint quarterly conference, 2
p.m. Sunday at Philadelphia AME
Church. Rev. Henry Griffin, presid-
ing Elder of the Quincy District,
will bring the message.


Union Bethel AME Church of the
Boland Community celebrates its
second anniversary 3 p.m., Sunday.
Rev. Leroy Colson and the new St.
John AME Church family of Talla-
hassee will be guests.

Vacation Bible School at Bethel
A.M.E. Church on York Street be-
gins at 6 p.m., July 11-15.


Robert Hill and Janice Hill report
that their daughter, Ann Hill-
Reddick, has been chosen Miss
Black Rhode Island.
She will be a state delegate at the,
2005 Miss Black USA Scholarship
Pageant, to be held in Washington,'
DC., on August 7, 2005, which will
be televised.
She is very enthusiastic about this
opportunity to represent the state of
Rhode Island.
After graduating from Leon High
School in Tallahassee, Hill-Reddick
attended Florida A&M University.
She was a mentor and tutor for
students in her community.
She also participated in her church
choir, at Bethel MB Church, in Tal-
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Treco Bellamy, JCHS Grad,


To Play Football For Bulls


FRAN HUNT
Staff Writer


Treco Bellamy, 2003 graduate of
Jefferson County High School, and
former outside linebacker for the
football team, wanted to further his
education so he would have a de-
cent career, but did not qualify for
a scholarship to make this possible.
JCHS Athletic Director Alfreddie
Hightower explains that a student
must achieve a specific score in the
ACT and have a particular GPA.
"But Treco fell a little short in all
categories and didn't qualify for a
scholarship," Hightower said.
When Bellamy attended JCHS,
the head football coach was Ervin
Lewis, known as a man to find
chances for the "underdogs", and
one who really cared about his
players.
He did just that for Bellamy,
when he encouraged him to apply
at Beedley College, in Fresno, CA,,
and Lewis advised him to inquire
and apply, on the chance that he
might qualify for a scholarship.
Bellamy applied, and was
awarded a full athletic scholarship
and planned to study criminal jus-
tice.
He entered the school as a red-
shirt freshman, playing .as a first
team starter in football as a outside
linebacker. By his second year,


BELLAMY
Bellamy was a starter in every
game.
Through a lot of work and perse-
verance, Bellamy not only bulked
up from 187 to 228 pounds, but he
was also awarded the Student Aca-
demic Excellence Award for his
3.14 GPA, the highest on the team..
He also made team Al-
Conference that year.
Upon completion of his courses
at Beedley, Bellamy was awarded
an athletic scholarship to the Uni-
versity of South Florida, where he
will continue his studies and will


be a starting outside linebacker for
the Bulis.
Hightower explained that in the
classroom, Bellamy is a junior,
however, on the field, he is a
sophomore, due to his first year
red-shirt status.
Bellamy said he is diligent con-
cerning his studies. "I want to go
into criminal justice, I just haven't
made up my mind in what field
yet," he added.
Bellamy said that if by some
chance, he were'to play pro ball,
that would be great.
In the meantime, "I'll be basil
cally happy sticking with my stud-
ies. I'm looking forward to getting
my degree," Bellamy said.
He said it took a lot of rigorous
work both academically and ath-
letically, to get to where'he is, "But
I'm determined to do well," Bel-
lamy stated.
"I want to make my family
happy, especially my mom," he
added. "I went through a few
struggles during my high school
years, and now I'm making up for
it."
He accredits his mom and Coach
Lewis, both, as being his biggest
influences. "They had faith and
they.believed in me," said Bellamy.
"Everyone needs someone who
believes in them in order to be any,
kind of a success in life, so they
can strive for their goals and be-
-come a success," he stated.


FRAN HUNT
Staff Writer

Alfreddie Hightower will once
again assume the position of Ath-
letic" Director at Jefferson County
High School.
He had served two years prior to
the arrival of Jeff Schaum, who re-
cently resigned from the District.
"When Coach Schaum was hired
for the football team as head coach,
his work schedule in the classroom
was flexible and the Athletic Direc-
tor is a very demanding position, so
Schaum was given the entire pack-
age."
Hightower said that after Schaum
decided to relocate, Principal Mi-
chael Bryan approached him and
asked him to again take over the
position.
"He said that we had a couple of
successful years there and that we
needed to get leadership back into
the sports program," Hightower
added. "So I agreed to try it one
more time."
Hightower is looking to
strengthen the continuity between
sports. "We don't have anywhere
near the kids we used to, but we
still have the same sports we had'
before," said Hightower.
"Most of the kids are in dual
sports, and we (coaches) have to
share so we can utilize the best ath-
letes." he added.


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T-BALL Coaches of the Year
nized at the recent Recreation

Lady Diamonds
Rained Out
FRAN HUNT
Staff Writer
The Monticello Lady Diamonds
softball team will face off against
Mayo Sunday, 4:30 p.m., there.
Coach Roosevelt Jones said he is
looking forward to a good game.
The game between the Monti-
cello Demons and Lamont was
rained out last Sunday and was re-
scheduled.


"I will not have kids trying to get
so involved in sports that they end
up sacrificing their academics,"
said Hightower.
"I plan to work diligently and I
have got to keep all of the pro-
grams financially solvent. We don't
have a lot of money coming in
from out there.
"We have to be careful with our
resources and make sure we are fi-
nancially sound and still do what is
needed in all areas of all sports,
rather than dumping one in favor of
another," said Hightower. "I plan
to continue that pursuit."

JCHS Reports
JV Schedule

FRAN HUNT
Staff Writer

The Jefferson County High
School has drawn up a four game
scheduel for its JV Football Team.
All games are at 7 p.m.
Hamilton County is slated for
Aug. 25, here; and FSU is sched-
tiled for Sept. 1, there.
Tigers face off against Taylor
County, Sept. 22, there; and in their
final game of the season, face FSU,
Oct. 6, here.
The first practice will be con-
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VEGA1~I~Q~CE ~EG~IL~ ~ ~EGAL,,NQTiC1E~


MONTHS AFTER THE TIME OF THE
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NO-
TICE OR 30 DAYS AFTER THE DATE
OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF THIS NO-
TICE ON THEM. All other creditors of
the decedent and other persons having
claims or demands against decedent's es-
tate must file their claims with this court
WITHIN 3 MONTHS AFTER THE
DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICATION
,OF THIS NOTICE. ALL CLAIMS NOT
'FILED WITHIN THE TIME PERIODS
,$ET FORTH IN SECTION 733.702 OF
:THE FLORIDA PROBATE CODE WILL
'BE FOREVER BARRED. NOTWITH-
,TANDING THE TIME PERIODS SET
1)ORTH ABOVE, ANY CLAIM FILED
:TWO (2) YEARS OR MORE AFTER
'THE DECEDENT'S DATE OF DEATH
SS BARRED. The date of first publication
if this notice is July 1, 2005. Attorney for
Curator: Sarah S. Butters; Attorney for
Pamela A. Price; Florida Bar No.
*0499021; Holland & Knight LLP; 315 S.
Calhoun Street; Tallahassee, Florida
:532301; Telephone: (850) 425-5648; Cura-
'tor: Pamela A. Price; 497 Ward Road;
'* -onticello, FL 32344.
,7/l, 7/8, c
;iN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
SECONDD JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
,FOR JEFFERSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION: THE BANK OF NEW
YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLD-
CRS OF THE EQUICREDIT CORPORA-
TION ASSET BACKED
CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2001-2, Plain-
tff. vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES,
OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING
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BY, THROUGH, UNDER, MAGGIE
HENRY WEBSTER A/K/A MAGGIE
BELL WEBSTER A/K/A MAGGIE BELL
HENRY WEBSTER, DECEASED, et al,
Defendant(s). Case No.: 2005-86. Division:
NOTICE OF ACTION: TO: THE UN-
KNOWN HEIRS, DEVISEES, GRANT-
EES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS,
CREDITORS, TRUSTEES, OR OTHER
CLAIMANTS CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER, MAGGIE HENRY
WEBSTER A/K/A MAGGIE BELL WEB-
STER A/K/A MAGGIE BELL HENRY
WEBSTER, DECEASED. LAST KNOWN
ADDRESS: UNKNOWN. CURRENT AD-
DRESS: UNKNOWN. ANY AND ALL
UNKNOWN PARTIES CLAIMING BY,
THROUGH, UNDER, AND AGAINST
THE HEREIN NAMED INDIVIDUAL
DEFENDANTS) WHO ARE NOT
KNOWN TO BE DEAD OR ALIVE,
WHETHER SAID UNKNOWN PARTIES
MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS
SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, OR
OTHER CLAIMANTS. LAST KNOWN
ADDRESS: UNKNOWN. CURRENT AD-
DRESS: UNKNOWN. YOU ARE NOTI-
FIED that an action to foreclose a
mortgage on the following property in
JEFFERSON County, Florida: THE
NORTH HALF OF THE EAST HALF OF
LOT 20, OR VIRICK'S EASTERN ADDI-
TION TO THE TOWN OF MONTI-
CELLO, JEFFERSON COUNTY,
FLORIDA, MEASURING 100 FEET BY
100 FEET AND BOUNDED ON THE
NORTH BY BLOOMER (MADISON)
STREET, ON THE EAST BY WIRICK
STREET. Has been filed against you and
you are required to serve a copy of your
written defenses within 30 days after the


first publication, if any, on Echevarria &
Associates, P.A., Plaintiffs attorney,
whose address is 9119 Corporate Lake
Drive, Suite 300, Tampa, Flolida 33634,
and file the original with this Court either
before service on Plaintiff's attorney or
immediately thereafter; otherwise a de-
fault will be entered against you for the re-
lief demanded in the Complaint or
petition. This notice shall be published
once each week for two consecutive weeks
in The Monticello News. WITNESS my
hand and the seal of this Court on this
27th day of June, 2005. Dale Boatwright
Clerk of the Court.
7/1, 7/8, c
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR JEF-
FERSON COUNTY, FLORIDA GEN-
ERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE
NO: 05-75 CA. WELLS FARGO BANK,
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, SUCCES-
SOR BY MERGER TO WELLS FARGO
HOME MORTGAGE, INC. PLAINTIFF
VS. CHERYL CONNELL A/K/A
CHERYL J. CONNELL, IF LIVING,
AND IF DEAD, THE UNKNOWN
SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,GRANT-
EES, ASSIGNEES, *LIENORS, CREDI-
TORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL OTHER
PARTIES CLAIMING AN INTEREST
BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR AGAINST
CHERYL CONNELL A/K/A CHERYL J.
CONNELL; RUEAL CONNELL; JOHN
DOE AND JANE DOE AS UNKNOWN
TENANTS IN POSSESSION, DEFEN-
DANT(S) NOTICE OF FORECLOSURE
SALE: NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN
pursuant to a Summary Final Judgment of
Foreclosure dated 06/27, 2005 entered in
Civil Case No. 05-75 CA of the Circuit


Court of the 2ND Judicial Circuit in and
for JEFFERSON County,
MONTICELLO, Florida, I will sell to the
highest and best bidder for cash at THE
NORTH DOOR OF THE COURTHOUSE
at the JEFFERSON County Courthouse
located at COUNTY COURTHOUSE in
MONTICELLO, Florida at 11:00 a.m. On
the 27th day of July, 2005 the following
described property as set forth in said
Summary Final Judgment, to-wit: COM-
MENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST COR-
NER OF SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP 1,
RANGE 4 EAST, JEFFERSON COUNTY,
FLORIDA AND RUN THENCE NORTH
00 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 08 SEC-
ONDS WEST 327.25 FEET TO A POINT,
THENCE RUN SOUTH 88 DEGREES 40
MINUTES 38 SECONDS WEST 428.83
FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING,
THENCE CONTINUE SOUTH 89 DE-
GREES 40 MINUTES 38 SECONDS
WEST 132.50 FEET TO A POINT,
THENCE RUN NORTH 04 DEGREES 36
MINUTES 48 SECONDS EAST 328.13
FEET TO A POINT, THENCE RUN
NORTH 89 DEGREES 46 MINUTES 04
SECONDS EAST 132.48 FEET TO A
POINT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 04 DE-
GREES 38 MINUTES 48 SECONDS
WEST 320.82 FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING, CONTAINING 1.0 ACRES
MORE OR LESS. SUBJECT TO AND
TOGETHER WITH A FOOT WIDE
EASEMENT BEING MORE PARTICU-
LARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS:
COMMENCE AT THE SOUTHEAST
CORNER OF SECTION 23, TOWNSHIP
1 NORTH, RANGE 4 EAST, JEFFER-
SON COUNTY, FLORIDA AND RUN
THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 29 MIN-


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UTES 08 SECONDS WEST 327.21 FEET
TO A POINT, THENCE RUN SOUTH 89
DEGREES 40 MINUTES 38 SECONDS
WEST 426.63 FEET TO THE POINT OF
BEGINNING, THENCE RUN SOUTH 89
DEGREES 40 MINUTES 38 SECONDS
WEST 208.15 FEET TO A POINT ON
THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF
U.S. HIGHWAY 10 (STATE ROAD 57)
THENCE RUN NORTH 05 DEGREES 07
MINUTES 30 SECONDS EAST GOING
SAID RIGHT OF WAY LINE 30.14
FEET TO A POINT, THENCE RUN
NORTH 50 DEGREES 40 MINUTES 38
SECONDS EAST 288.90 FEET TO A
POINT, THENCE SOUTH 04 DEGREES
38 MINUTES 48 SECONDS WEST 30.11
FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING.
TOGETHER WITH A 2003 FLEET-
WOOD, ENTERTAINER 0764F, SERIAL
# GAFL234A/ B75629CY21. Dated this
28th day of June, 2005. (CIRCUIT
COURT SEAL) Carl D. Boatwright. Clerk
of the Circuit Court. 7/1,
7/8, c
in accordance with FL Statue: Public Auc-
tion July 30, 2005 @ 10:00am1998 Chev
Vin# 1G1NE52M2WY148593; 1985 Toyt
Vin# JT2SV16EOF03229205 August 20,
2005@ 10:00am 2004 KIA Cin#
KNAGD126545303503; 1996 Chevy Vin#
IG1JC1248T7149018 To be sold as is for-
Towing & Storage charges. Conditions &
Terms at Auction. Dave's Towing -
7261 East Washington St. Monticello,
FL32344 / (850)342-1480.
7/8, c
The Jefferson County Board of
County Commissioners will hold a
budget workshop at 9:00 a.m., on


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luesaay, July 12, 2005, at the
Jefferson County Emergency
Management Training Room, 1240 N.
Jefferson Street, Monticello, Florida,
to discuss the proposed FY 2005-2006
Budget. Felix "Skeet" Joyner,
Chairman.
7/8,'c


The City of Monticello is accepting
job applications for a laborer in the
Street Department. Job duties will
include all work associated with the
maintenance of city streets and
right-of-ways. Applicant must present
a valid Florida Drivers License, Social
Security Card and High School
Diploma. Experience in operating
backhoes, loaders, and tractors is a
plus. Applications are available at
City Hall, 245 So. Mulberry Street,
Monticello, Florida, and will be
accepted until 4 PM, Tuesday, July
14, 2005. The City of Monticello is an
equal opportunity employer and does
not discriminate against race, color,
religion, sex, ancestry, place of birth,
handicap, or national origin. The City
of Monticello is a drug free
workplace, and new employees must
pass a preemployment drug and
alcohol test. Don Anderson, City Supt.
7/8, 13, c


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Jerry Cole Painting Corp.
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850-997-7467
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Portable Toilets
Billy Simmons Septic
850-509-1465
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Home
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parties,
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Coordinator. Position requires
knowledge of local community health
services and agencies, ability to
communicate clearly and concisely
through oral and written
communication, ability to establish
and maintain effective working
relationships with Coalition
membership, staff, all providers and
the general public, ability to design,
prepare ana deliver health education
presentations, and the ability to work
independently in local office or in the
field. Requires reliable
transportation, valid driver's license,
good driving record and automobile
insurance. The ideal candidate will
have Bachelor's degree in social work,
social sciences, education, health, or
social services related field of studies
and a strong working knowledge of
all Microsoft Office functions.
Knowledge of community relations,
public health issues, maternal and
child health, social work, or
marketing experience preferred.
Experience in the community's social
services preferred; must reside in
Jefferson, Madison or Taylor
Counties. Base. Salary $27,000.00.
Submit Resume to: Healthy Start, PO
Box 568, Greenville, FL 32331 by July
30, 2005.
7/8, 13, 15, 20, 22, c
Jefferson County is seeking. an
Administrative Assistant for the
Planning and Building Inspection
Department. Applications for the
vacant position may be obtained at
277 North Mulberry St., Monticello,
FL 32345. Salary range is
$20,300-$22,900. Applications-
accepted until position is filled. Equal
Opportunity/Affirmative Action
Employer. Drug testing is a required
part of the preemployment physical.
17/8, pd
Pressers must have experience and
references required. 997-5748.
7/6, 8, c
Superintendent for Heavy Highway/
Underground Utility Contractor.
West Palm Beach. Min 5 yrs.
Experience, in Grading &
Underground, public & private A"
MUST. Salary commensurate with
experience. Company paid benefits
(561)682-0706 or fax resume c/o
(561)682-0985. 7/8, fcan
Sales/Office Manager for Buddy's
Home Furnishing. Please apply in
person to 1317 So. Jefferson ST.
6/10, tfn
Auto Transport, The Waggoners
trucking: Hiring exp &
non-experienced drivers for Auto
Transport in South East Regions.
Must have valid Class A CDL and
verifiable 2 yrs or 200K miles OTR.
Need stable work history and clean
MVR. High earning potential, great
benefits and matching 401K. Contact
Susan at (866)413-3074 EOE.
7/8, fcan
$600 weekly working through the
government part-time. No experience.
A lot of opportunities. (800)493-3688
Code J-14.
7/8, fcan
Truck Driver Wanted. Class B.
Local Deliveries. Contact Judson
Freeman @ 997-2519.
6/10, tfn
Driver Conventant Transport.
Teams and Solos check our new pay
plan. Owner Operators, Experienced
Drivers, Solos, Teams and Graduate
Students. Call (888) MORE PAY (1
-888 667 -3729).
7/8, fcan
Busy boarding kennel located 2 miles
from Lloyd is looking for animal
lovers for summer employment. Must
be drug-free, hard working and have
dependable transportation. Call
877-5050 or fax resume to 877-5010.
5/18, tfn

GARAGE SALES
946 Ashville Hwy. ESTATE sale.
Furniture, household goods, tools, art,
riding lawn mower, books. Friday
July 8; 3p-7p Saturday, July 9; 8a-2p.
Rain or shine.
7/8, pd
FOUND
Jack Russell male mn do', uto' i area
on S'Lturday c.li 997-S599
7/8, 13, nc
FINANCIAL
FREE $$$ CASH $$$ GRANTS! For
2005. Never repay. For personal bills!
Home buying! School! New business!
$5,000-$500,000. Live Operators!
(800)860-2187 Ext #116.
7/8, fcan


$50,000 FREE CASH GRANTS ****
2005! Never repay. For personal bills,
school, new business, $49 BILLION
left unclaimed from 2004. Live
Operators! (800)785-6360 Ext #75.
7/8. fcan


REAL ESTATE. ORSoi.:L.. AUT.@ ...


New Tennessee Lake Property from
$19,900! 7 Acre parcel $34,900. Lake
parcel and log cabin package .$54,900.
(866)770-5263 ext 8 for details.
7/8, fcan
ATTENTION INVESTORS:
Waterfront lots in the Foothills of NC.
Deep -water lake with 90 miles of
shoreline. 20% pre-development
discounts and 90% financing. NO
PAYMENTS for 1 year. Call now for
best selection.
www.nclakefrontproperties.com
(800)709-LAKE.
7/8, fcan
3br,2 Bath & much more. Renovated
and ready! 251-0760 or
www.blueradish.biz
6/10,s/d,tfn
Berrien County, Georgia --- 327 +/-
acres. Excellent recreation and
hunting property. Worth County,
Georgia --- 369 +/- acres.
Outdoorsman dream property. For
more information --- State-Wide
Realty & Auction (866)700-7253 or
www.state-wideauction.com.
7/8, ftan
Beautiful & Private. 2 miles from
Monticello 3 br, 2 V/ bath home on 17
/2 acres w/pond, dock, barn, dove
field, garden, and pasture in a
manicured, country setting. Pine
floors throughout with large brick
fireplace. Shown by appt. Only.
$439,000. Send email to
House@PWHhomes.com to receive
additional info or call (850) 997-6344
to set appt.
6/22, 24, 29, 7/1, 6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, pd
Beautiful North Carolina. Must see
the beautiful peaceful mountains of
western NC mountains. Homes,
cabins, acreage & investments.
Cherokee mountain realty GMAC
real estate, Murphy
www.cherokeemountainrealty.com.
Call for Free Brochure (800)841-5868.
7/8, fcan
Lakefront Bargains. Starting at
$89,900. Gorgeous lakefront parcels.
Gently sloping, pristine shoreline,
spectacular views. Across from
national forest on 35,000 acre
recrotif6ofl lta'e in East Tenn. Paved
roads, underground utilities, central
water, sewer. Excellent financing. Call
now (800)704-3145 ext 617, Sunset
Bay, LLC.

FOR RENT
3 bedroom, 2 bath, retirement mobile
home in the country on Rabon Road,
$ ,90, a month. Call 997-5607.
7/8, '3, pd
1 bed 1 bath with pasture in country
$500.09 a month. 997-6653.
7/6, 8, 13, 15, 20, 22, 27, 29, oc
RV or Mobile Home Lots For Rent.
Call Liz @ 997-1638.
6/24, 29, 7/1, 3, 9. 10, 15, 17, c
Shop/Warehouse Space. Four large
roll-up doors. 1200 sq ft with
standard utilities included. Easy
access to US 19 with good visibility
and generous parking. Available
August 1st. Call 997-4150.
6/15, tfn, c

FOR SALE
Air conditioner: Sunchaser XL Series,
duo-therm, roof top for trailer or van,
11,000 BTU's, $150. Call 997-8591.
7/1, 6. 8, 13, pd
Westinghouse Freezer- Used small
cb -t freezer $100. Call 997-5560.
"/8, 15, pd
BUSH BABY, a store of antiques,
collectibles and swell stuff, is now
open Saturdays only 10 to 5 at 280 N.
Cherry St. Monticello. In the Fall we
will also be opening a bookstore of
used, vintage, out-of-print, rare,
unusual, and highly collectible books.
7/1,8, 15,22,29, c
Building Sale! "Rock Bottom Prices!"
20x30 Now $2900. 30x40 $5170. 40x50
$8380. 40x60 $10,700. 50x100
$15,244. Others. Ends/accessories
optional. "Priced to Sell!" Pioneer


(800)668-5422.
7/8, fcan
1987 Suzuki Samurai JX 4wd
convertible 190k mi., runs OK, CD
player, fiberglass top, toolbox, new 8"
suspension (Rancho), new 33" mud
tires, new 15x10 steel wheels, LOW
gears, rear Lock-Right locker, other
goodies. Needs some work, but
unbelievable off-road! $1800 obo.
Call 997-4253 between 6 om-9pm
M-F, 9am-9pm Sat-Sun.
3/25 tfn
METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$ By
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Fireworks Draw Thousands $200,000


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laughter of children filled the air.
Shortly before total darkness,
Town Crier Lloyd Wheeler,
dressed in the costume of the time,
approached the podium and ex-
pressed appreciation to veterans
who had served this country, their
many sacrifices and the freedom
that Americans enjoy today.
He asked the crowd to stand, for
the Pledge of Allegiance, and then
read a prayer written by George
Washington.
The crowd began clapping in uni-
.son when darkness fell, in anticipa-
:tion of the beginning of the show.
The production was synchronized
,with music ranging from country,
oldies, rock and gospel.
2 The audience roared with ap-
Iproval when the show began and
7nany oohs and ahhs followed each
colorfull display.
: The highlight of the event was
Shenandoah, with a silver
kvaterfall. The spectacle filled one
1cnd of the field, steams of silver
Calling and red and blue fish swim-
ming and jumping, rounding out
the spectacle.
Ground displays included a
baorse, which appeared to the coun-


Fulford Case Heard
,(Continued From Page 1) and gift-wrapped micr
6" and gift-wrapped micr
:ued the latter's case before the 11th exploded in the trunk
Circuit Court, said Wednesday that that he stopped on the i
-Ho" ell has one last option. That op- excessive speed.
'tion, which Harrison called slim at
.lest, is to appeal to the US Supreme The bomb, it turned (
Court. structed by Howell, wh
1 "We're obligated to take every to silence a murder
.tep possible," Harrison said. "But it Marianna, FL.
-vill be very difficult." A Pensacola jury cor
He said the argument before the ell of Fulford's murder
supremee Court, if the case is heard He was sentenced to th
Iat that level, will be the same as it alty in early 1995.
.-was before the 11 Circuit Court.
That argument is that the federal
pourt in Tallahassee erred in kicking
jut the case on a technicality. Fudt
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try song, "Give a horse a break and
ride a cowboy," with audience
members singing along, clapping
their hands and enjoying the spec-
tacle.
The smell of gun powder was
thick in the air even before the
grand finale took place, which kept
the crowd in awe.
Oohs and ahs, applauding and
cheering echoed through the night,
as the grand finale of bright vivid
colors lit up the night sky.
Law Enforcement were much in
evidence patrolling the event and
keeping the congested traffic mov-
ing afterward.
Following the conclusion of what
some said was the best show ever,
the streets of Monticello were lined
bumper-to-bumper with traffic de-
parting the park.
Wednesday morning, Anderson
said that though donations were
made toward the production, not
enough funds were raised to pay
for the production.
With some promised donations
still to be collected, some
$1,775.85 had already been col-
lected. "It looks like we're going
to be at least $3,000 short," said
Anderson. Donations are still be-


ing accepted at the Chamber of
Commerce.
Anderson concluded that if he
were involved with coordinating
the event next year, he would begin
taking donations a lot earlier than
had been done this year.


Man Charged
(Continued From Page 1)
pect, they discovered that he was
wanted in Brevard County, Florida.
"The suspect was located and ar-
rested on the Brevard County charge
and placed in the Madison County
jailhouse. He was transferred to the
Jefferson County jailhouse on the
-following day, June 19."
Massey, meanwhile, obtained
DNA samples from the suspect on
June 20 and submitted these to the
Florida Department of Law Enforce-
ment (FDLE) lab in Tallahassee for
analysis and comparison with DNA
left at the crime scene.
On Tuesday, Massey received the
results of the lab analysis.
"The findings of the lab indicated
that Capt. Massey's suspect was the
individual who sexually assaulted
the victim on the morning of June
18," Bullock reports. "Capt. Massey
obtained a warrant for Willie
Boone's arrest on sexual battery and
related charges on Wednesday, as
well as other charges stemming
from the investigation."
Sheriff David Hobbs, for his part,
praised the quick response and effi-
cient work of Bucher and his depu-
ties.
"Their work in the case enhanced
the quick apprehension of the. sus-
pect and the development of the evi-
dence in the case," Hobbs said.

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marked for Mamie Scott Drive im-
provements, is actually for the
continuation of the renovation work
at the recreation park.
As described by Mary Ann Lee, a
community assistance consultant
with the DEP's Division of Recrea-
tion and Parks, the money is to go
for construction of a picnic pavilion,
upgrade of the baseball field and
tennis courts, resurfacing of the pe-
destrian track/trail and renovation of
the playground and rest room,
among other things.
This latest grant brings to three the
number of DEP grants awarded the
recreation park in recent years for
the renovation and expansion of
park. The other two grants, awarded
in the 2003 fiscal year, were for
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