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Editorial, Page 4
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137TH YEAR NO.64, 50 CENTS
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Story, Photos Page 18
FRIDAY, AUGUST 12 20058
county Cuts Budget $321,000
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gest hit, a $200,000 reduction from the
amount requested. Joyner wants the Sher-
iff's Department to handle animal control, if
at all possible. (News Photo)
Senior Staff Writer
Commissioners on Tuesday had a
go at reducing the large budgetary
gap that exists- between what depart-
ments and other groups want and
what the county, can afford.
In the end, commissioners cut
$321,299 worth of requests. But
with another $200,000 or so still
needed .in cuts to balance the
budget, commissioners have a ways
to go yet.
It's an interesting exercise, watch-
ing commissioners weigh the com-
peting interests and determine which
projects get funded, which get sacri-
Take law enforcement and eco-
nomic development -- two issues
that dominated much of Tuesday's
discussion and that illuminated dif-
ferences in commissioners'
Law enforcement -- and the jail as
*an adjunct is the county's single
most expensive operation. Which
I' if, explain why the Sheriffs
budget took the biggest hit Tuesday
-- a $200,000 reduction from the re-
Another $200,000 Still
Remaining To Be Cut
Sheriff David Hobbs' total budget
request for Fiscal Year 2005-06 was
for $2.7 million, an increase of
$490,000 over last year's budget of
Accounting for the increase,
Hobbs said, were the higher cost of
fuel and health insurance, a three-
percent salary increase .for employ-
ees and the creation of seven
.positions: two deputies, a dispatcher
and four female correctional
He explained that at present, under
optimum conditions, two deputies
patrol the county at any one time.
That's barring a deputy being sick,
on vacation or on special detail, in
which case only one deputy patrols,
"We're stretched thin," Hobbs
said. "Two deputies are not enough
to cover this county."
What's more, when he had to pull
in a deputy to cover for another, it
translated into overtime. The depart-
ment's overtime budget for the last
year was $40,000, he said. And he
expected the amount would be the
same or more in the coming year.
The two new deputies not only
would allow a higher law enforce-
ment presence in the county, it
would also cut back on the
overtime, he said.
He shared that it costs $90,000 to
fully equip and put a deputy on the
road for the first time, counting ve-
hicle, weapon and fringe benefits.
Commissioners ultimately agreed
to the two additional deputies and
the dispatcher, but they reluctantly
decided against the four correctional
Hobbs' idea was that By hiring
four female correctional officers, it
would give him a total of five fe-
male correctional officers, allowing
for the housing of female inmates at
The county presently spends about
$100,000 annually to house female
inmates in surrounding counties, not
counting fuel and other costs associ-
ated with the transportation of pris-
(See County Cuts Page 15)
Animal Control Problem
Works Way Into Budget
Senior Staff Writer
Animal control has worked its
way into the county's ongoing
budgetary discussions, a develop-
ment that underscores the issue's
Commissioners, however, are not
in accord on how the issue should
be addressed, or even if it should be
the county's top priority, as Chair-
man Skeet Joyner suggested this
"The animal control issue has to
be addressed," Joyner said at Tues-
day's budgetary discussions. "The
problem is getting worse by the day.
My number one complaint now is
not roads, but animals. That tells me
it's time to address it."
Joyner posed the possibility of
addressing animal control through
the Sheriffs Department. He said he
had discussed the issue with Sheriff
David Hobbs and the latter, had ex-
pressed a willingness to work with
the commission on finding a solu-
One of Joyner's ideas was that a
deputy could be cross-trained to
handle animal control (Hobbs indi-
cated he would consider the idea).
Another was that maybe it was time
to impose a leash law, to generate
the money needed to establish an
animal control program.
Commissioner Junior Tuten dis-
agreed that animal control should be
the top priority.
"I support the animal control pro-
ject," Tuten said. "But my greatest
concern and the thing that people
call me about is roads."
He cited various roads in his dis-
trict that were in dire need of
repairs, if not of outright re-paving.
In addition, every bridge in the
county needed work, he said.
"These are human needs and
safety issues and they need to be ad-
dressed," Tuten said.
As for the Sheriffs Department
,handling animal control, he opposed
the idea, he said.
"I'm not interested in putting the
sheriff in the dog business," Tuten
said. "If we're going to do it, let's do
it properly. But first I want to ad-'
dress the roads, and then let's ad-
Joyner conceded the importance
of roads, .but he maintained that ani-
mals were a more pressing problem
"I know that roads and bridges
are in bad shape," he said. "But
(See Animal Control Page 15) '
DAVID BOYD, 20, overturned his vehicle Fri-
day on US 19 South. He was wearing a seat-
belt and suffered no serious injuries. At
right, Cissy Boyd embraces
scene. FHP investigated
Change is Coming To All
Parking Spaces Downtown
THE 30-degree angle parking that was origi-
nally limited to the east side of N. Jefferson
Street is now coming to the rest of the
downtown area. The reason for the change
is safety, according to city officials. (News
Senior Staff Writer
Word from the Department of
Transportation (DOT) is that the an-
gle parking around the courthouse
and surrounding streets will be
changed from 45 to 30 degrees next
The action comes at the request of
the city and the Community Traffic
Safety Team (CSTS), according to
Tommie Speights, district public in-
formation director for the DOT.
Speights said the work is sched-
uled to begin Wednesday, weather
permitting. VMS will be doing the
He said all parking spaces east,
north and west of the courthouse
square will be changed from 45 to
30 degrees. He said parking areas
around the square and handicap
spots will be retained.
"Both city and CTST officials say
safety is the reason behind the
change," Speights said in a prepared
The DOT announcement is the
culmination of a process that started
almost a year ago.
At first, the DOT would commit
only to changing the angle parking
on the east side of N. Jefferson
Street between Dogwood and Pearl
streets, and that on a trial basis.
Once that experiment proved suc-
cessful, however, the DOT allowed
itself to be persuaded to commit to
the larger project.
The city, meanwhile, has plans
to close off W. Dogwood Street to
eastbound traffic. The idea is to in-
stall 30-degree angle spaces on both
sides of the street and so alleviate
some of the parking problems in the
City Superintendent Don Ander-
son informed City Council members
a week ago that the work on Dog-
wood Street should start sometime
this week or next.
Finally, there's a move afoot to in-
stall pedestrian-rights signs on the
major roads in the downtown area..
The signs, which look like small
punching bags that go in the middle
of the street, remind motorists that
state law gives pedestrians the right-
It's all part of the plan to make the
downtown district more viable and
friendly for pedestrian shoppers.
Published Wednesdays & Fridays
SHERIFF DAVID HOBBS. left, and Commis-
sion Chairman Skeet Joyner discuss the
budget .cuts during a break in Tuesday's
workshop. The Sheriff's budget took the big-
her son at the
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PAGE 2, MONTICELLO, (FL), NEWS, FRI., AUGUST 12, 2005
Funeral Director Al Hall
Man With Many Talents
Multi faceted, describes Al Hall,-
who has pursued careers as a
teacher, law enforcement officer,
fire safety inspector, and today is a
He achieved his long time goal of
becoming a licensed Funeral Direc-
tor, in 1988, and offers a run down
of how he pursued several careers,
until the opportunity was right to
achieve his goal.
Hall graduated from Howard
Academy in 1968, and from Florida
A&M University in 1972, with a
major in English and Journalism.
During these years, he worked
side by side with William Tillman,
as his assistant and prote'ge'.
Upon graduating from FAMU,
Hall taught English at Carter
Paramore Middle School, in Quincy.
: It was then his friend and mentor
Emory Williams, who was the Di-
rector of the Division of Law En-
forcement at the Florida Department
of Law Enforcement, encouraged
him to pursue a career in law en-
"The late 1960's and early 1970's
was a good time for men of color to
become involved in Law Enforce-
ment, and I felt I could make a dif-
ference, and leave my mark on this
world," he explained.
"I wanted to help change the im-
age of the' Southern Law Officer,"
he said. "Being a Law Officer
means dealing with social issues
"The interaction of an officer and
citizens can build mutual trust and
confidence," he explained.
During his nine years in the field,
Hall became a criminal intelligence
analyst with the Florida Department
of Law Enforcement (FDLE.)
He was also a special agent with'
FDLE in Tampa, and covered the
south Florida region.
:' He held the titles of Sergeant and
Lieutenant for a time with the Leon
County Sheriff Department.
He was also a Commander and
uperisor in the Criminal Intellih
gence Bureau where he supervised
Sie handling -of Dignitary
Hall made the decision to leave
w enforcement when changes, in
administration came about.
With administration changes, per-
oPnnel changes come about, causing
Pall to wonder how these might af-
fect him. .
Violence and his colleagues killed
the line of duty, helped Hall de-
Ode that he best go back to school
' He then attended State Fire Col-
NO CREDIt Nr
AL HALL prepares an obituary in his
neral Home. (News Photo)
lege before spending a two and a
half year stretch with the State Fire
Marshal's Office as the Deputy Di-
Hall supervised arson investiga-
tion, fire safety inspections, and the
like. He wasn't totally satisfied with
this career change, though, and was
ever mindful of his ultimate goal of
becoming a funeral director.
It was the elder Clemon Tillman
that inspired Hall to go back to
school and learnmore about the fu-
He took a leave of absence in
1983'to attend Mortuary Science at
Miami-Dade Community College,
from which he received his A.S De-
gree in Funeral Science Education
Tillman Funeral Home, has been
in the funeral service business since
1931. Hall continues to espouse the
concept of "the small firm with the
Over a 14 year time span, Hall
prepared to make the necessary fi-
nancial arrangements to take over
In 2001 he became the Principal
and President of Tillman Funeral
"Good service is wv.hat you sell in
t his-business: MNv oal- is to offer
people confidence and peace, of
mind," he states.
He has held up to six services in
one day. "Funeral business does not
have to be limited to funeral serv-
ices," he notes. "Assisting people as
to where to go for their specific
needs, providing options .iot taking
people for granted, a, d not over-
charging them, is all a part of my
business and service," Hall said.
In 2001, Governor Jeb Bush ap-
pointed him to the State Board of
Funeral Directors and Embalmers,
where he is currently serving as
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office at Til man's Fu-
office at Tillman's Fu-
On Oct. 1, the State Board of Fu-
neral Directors and Embalmers,
which operates under Chapter 470,
will merge with the State Board of
Cemetery and Financial Services
Chapter 497 to become the Florida
State Board of Funeral/Cemetery
and Consumer Services, and Hall is
a candidate for the appointment of
the new Board.
He was Deputy Director of Field
Operations for the Florida Police
From 1988-2001 he was Director
of Business, Financial and Auxiliary
Services at Florida A&M
Hall is currently a member of the
Monticello/Jefferson County Cham-
ber of Commerce.
Hall is married to the former
Pinky Gilliam, Inspector General for
the Florida Department of Environ-
mental Protection, and a native of
They have one daughter, Amber
Noelle. She is an 18 year old Fresh-
man at Virginia Tech. She is there
on a basketball scholarship learning
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SHERIFF DAVID HOBBS serves punch and son, and Tequila Hagan, PEP Coordinator, at
hot dogs to attendees of the JCHS Back to right.
School Rally. To his right is Tamecka Jack-
CP MILLER, center, discusses the day's
agenda at the recent Back to School Rally,
with 'Health Department staff Shena McFad-
den, and Shannon Jacobs, who manned a
booth at the rally.
Back To School Rally
Draws 400 Attendees
The "Back To School Pep Rally"-
conducted Saturday at the JCHS
cafeteria drew a large turnout.
Spokesman C. P. Miller said that
between 9 a.m. and noon, approxi-
mately 300-400 students, parents,
staff, teachers and administrators
attended the event.
"Words can't describe how won-
derful it was," said Miller. "You
could feel the unity between the fa-
cility, principals and students.
"Every body is definitely geared
up and ready to go back to school,'
"We hope 'the seed has been
planted, and that the community
will do everything it can, to support
our public schools," said Miller.
"It's very important for the com-
munity and parents to become in-
volved with their children's educa-
The program began with the
JROTC presenting the colors and a
prayer by Rev. Byron Barnhart.
Guest speakers included Superin-
tendent of Schools Phil Barker,
Florida A & M student Laurenda
Cuyler, JCHS Principal Chalmus
Thomas, HMS Principal Juliette
Jackson, JES Principal Sandra Col-
lins, School Board Chairperson
Beverly Sloan and Dianne Hall of
Florida A & M University.
Educational booths were set up
and distributed informative litera-
ture and related items.
The Health Department gave out
T-shirts, radios, information on im-
munizations, 5-A-Day information,
toothbrushes, sunscreen and infor-
mation on the Great To Wait absti-
Bsoths were also manned by the
Boys and Girls Club, the PEP pro-
gram, the Teen Center and the
County Sheriffs Department.
Items donated included 1,000
pencils from the VFW Post 251
and 1,000 writing tablets, donated
by Concerned United People, Inc.
"We really appreciate all those
who contributed 'gifts and dona-
tions in show of support of our
public schools," said Miller.
Sponsors included VFW Post
251, MLK Committee, School
Board Chairperson Beverly Sloan,
Tax Collector Lois Howell-Hunter,
Diane Hall, Phil Barker, Shirley
Washington, Judge Bobby Plaines,
Sheriff David Hobbs, Harriett Cuy-
ler, Byron Barnhart, Deveda Bel-
lamy and Cassandra Brockman.
Also, Jim Norton, Tequila Hagan,
Concerned United People, Harry
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Bond Money Covers
Fees, court costs
BY CARL D. BOATWRIGHT
lerk of Court
court costs and crimin
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Q: An acquaintance of mine is in- This bill went into e
Jail, and wants me to post bail for 2005, and the Clerk of
tiim. Will I get my money back? complying with this E
a A: As a matter of fact, it is possi-, quirement on that date
le that you won't! nal cases.
New legislation was passed in So, if you want your
Florida that went into effect July 1,
o005, which transfers the responsi-, acquaintance has the m
ability of handling bail bonds from tension topay youback!
he courts to the Clerks of Court. If you have any quest
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Grandchildren Can Learn
From Their Grandparents
PY REX M. ROGERS
Here are five things I've identified-
fihat grandparents wish their grand-
God is faithful. Christian grand-
parents have lived long enough to
lee God's hand in their lives, and
they desperately want to impart this
faith to the next generation.' Strong
faith is preparation for all life's
' Hard work never hurt anyone, and
aard work, time, commitment, crea-
tivity, equals success. Grandparents
don't understand youth who think
the world owes them something.
Grandparents weren't entitled; they
tvere energetic, and they know this
is the real path to a better future. So
get up and do something.
It's possible to be married for 50
years and enjoy (almost) every min-
Ute of it. Grandparents have had
tnarital difficulties, but most of the
(ime this meant they needed to give
the marriage and their spouse more
ion 57, Sec-
effect July 1,
in all crimi-
ke sure your
aeans and in-
ions or corn-
n, please for-
attention, not run from them. Most
grandparents know marriage is
worth the work it requires, paying
dividends for a lifetime.
Many things matter to you now
that will not matter to you later. Age
provides perspective and one thing's
for sure: money, status and posses-
sions don't ultimately mean as much
Learn this as a youth and you will
know real prosperity. It's amazing
how quickly "young turks" turn into
"old turkeys." Life marches on.
Remember the Creator in the days
of your youth and live your life for
his glory and you, too, will enjoy
Grandparents want to bless their
grandchildren with wisdom born of
living. Television "reality shows?"
Grandparents have lived reality.-
(Rex M. Rogers, Ph.D., book
author and president of Cornerstone
University, Grand Rapids, Mich.,
pens this column, which appears in
Opinion & Comment
I Short Takes & Other Notions
BY MERRY ANN FRISBY
I recently read in the Democrat,
an article by Larry Peterson, about!
"Faux Old." The allegation is that,
the new developments lack the;
genuineness of really old towns. The
comment was, "If you, want to live,
in, a real small town move to.
Monticello...and see if the local'
townspeople will accept you."'
.What does it really-take4-to .-be. ac-
cepted" in Monticello? Several
things I think. If you want, to move,
here and live an anonymous life, as"
Yogi Berra would say "Fogat about
In Monticello, everyone will know
who you are in a very short time.
Now Monticellans will leave you,
alone if that is your desire, but you
will have to make that desire known.
Monticello people naturally want
to know you. This is not a quality ot
a large town where people often do
not want to know about you. Wave
or say "Hello" next time you walk
down the street in any large city.
Those people will look at you like
you are a beggar or worse, some sort
of con-man or criminal.
: When my husband and I were
fairly new to town, the UPS delivery
man, who has been delivering to
town, for, ,quite ,a long time,, left a
oote on my door. It read "This
looked like a nice carpet and I did
not want to leave it on the porch, so
1 took it on over to the police
I have a neighbor and friend on
Madison Street. When her husband
died a letter was sent to "Elizabeth's
mother, Monticello Florida" it was
delivered by the Monticello Post-
A newcomer is expected to get in-
volved in the town in some way. I
believe we have one of the highest
voting turn outs in the State. Folks
volunteer for many things.
When there is no movie theater,
no shopping mall in town, people
get involved in community theater,
church activities or social gatherings
with friends. There are lots of out-
doorsy things to do too. So take
I Monticello is-exceedingly tolerant.
We note and even applaud purple
houses and strange little dogs. We
love and enjoy talking about our
own eccentric citizens. We have our
run down areas, new homes and
homeless people. We know and ac-
cept them all. There are probably
people who cannot accept this level
of everyday intimacy, and they often
Whether you like it or not, this is
all genuine, warts and all. Nothing
faux about it.
In Monticello, one thing will put
you on the outside looking in and
that is to be rude. Monticello is a
town full of people raised by south-
ern mothers. Here you may not be
Now, there is misdemeanor rude
and there is felony rude. People get.
shunned for being felony rude.
Some of those people move away
arid some live here in social isola-
tion. Misdemeanor rude is likely to
:be overlooked because you will
know that ,this person is having a
rough time in some way or another.
So if you think you can live with
more friends than you ever knew, if
you think that your life can stand up
to goodhearted scrutiny, move to
Monticello. Just remember to say
please and thank you.
Supermarkets Note 75 Years
A uniquely American institution -
the supermarket commemorates 75
years of innovation, choice, conven-
ience and value in 2005.
The supermarket impacts commu-
nities nationwide and touches each
of our lives nearly every day.
It keeps pace with changing life-
styles by staying in tune with con-,
sumer preferences and demand.
The supermarket industry is re-,
sponsible for generating many im-
portant innovations over the years
that continue to enhance the high
quality standard of living that
Americans enjoy. Here are a few:
1930 Michael Cullen opened'
America's first supermarket in Long-
Island, NY, and named it King Kul-'
len. That same year, the first line of
retail frozen foods is rolled out in'
Springfield, MA, with products
manufactured under the Birds Eye .-1999 The supermarket industry
1937 Sylvan Goldman invented
the shopping car, forever changing,
the way we shop.
1946.- A&P introduced the "store-
within-a-store" concept by adding
in-store bakery shops served from
1950s During this decade, the su-
permarket emerged as the predomi-
nant food retailer. The number of
stores more than doubled, from
14,000 in 1950 to 33,000 in 1960.
1974 A cashier scanned the first
product 'containing a Universal
Product Code (U.P.C. or "bar" code)
T a pack 6f Wrigley's gum at Marsh
Supermarkets in Troy, Ohio.
i 1990 A handful of supermarket
retailers experiment with self-
checkout by installing lanes in one
or two stores.
joins other major industries in pre-
paring for Y2K, significantly up-
.grading operating systems in every
store. The upgrades greatly expand
opportunities to use new and emerg-
Supermarkets carry an average of
35,000 items. This vast variety is of-
fered at affordable prices and is the
primary reason American shoppers
spend one-third as much for food as
they did. 75 years ago.
Supermarket companies are roll-
ing out "smart carts," computers on
wheels that can download shopping
lists, scan products, help customers
locate items, place deli orders and
provide nutrition information and
Supermarkets offer an incredible
variety of products and services, in-
cluding pharmacies, prepared foods,
floral services, movie rentals, photo
developing, seasonal items and
Food retailing is a $500 billion in-
dustry, employing 3 million workers
nationwide. The typical supermarket
sells nearly 11 million products per
The U.P.C. symbol is scanned
more than five billion times daily,
and over one million companies in
more than 100 countries use U.P.C.
scanning in over 20 industry sectors.
More than 35 percent of supermar-
ket companies use self-checkout
abound, with supermarkets now ex-
ploring biometric payment and secu-
rity systems, radio frequency
identification, electronic shelf tags,
interactive computer kiosks and on-
line shopping services.
Program Eyes Military Families
Child care is one of the leading
concerns and expenses for a major-
ity of families with young children.
The need for affordable child care
is even greater for America's mili-
tary families facing deployment,
who experience the overnight loss
of a spouse's parental support.
Many military families, particu-"
larly Guard and Reserve, live too far
from a military installation for on-
base care to be an option.
As a result, many of these families
look to local providers within their
civilian communities for child care.
Recognizing the need to extend
support for quality child care op-
tions into the communities where
military members are living, the De-
partment of Defense recently
launched two new programs to work
in coordination with civilian child
Operation: Military Child Care
,and Military Child Care in Your
Neighborhood help military families
(Guard, Reserve and Active Duty
Service Members) find and pay for
child care directly in their own com-
The program was launched as a
joint effort with the National Asso-
ciation of Child Care Resource and
Referral Agencies (NACCRRA).
"When a military service member
with children deploys for duty, the
remaining spouse really becomes a
single parent overnight," said Linda
-Smith, Executive Director for NAC-
"It can be a struggle emotionally
and financially for these families.
These programs step in to assist
these families with child care op-
tions and expenses at a time when
they've never needed it more."
Both programs are designed to
help families find licensed child care
if they don't already have it, as well
as pay for it.
Operation: Military Child Care
lends support to families of de-
ployed Guard, Reserve, and Active
Duty Service Members.
Its sister program, Military Child
Care in Your Neighborhood, pro-
vides assistance to geographically
dispersed Active Duty Service
Members to find care directly in
their own communities.
Eligibility for both programs will
depend on a family's total income,
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Words or Less
Sign and Include
Public, Private Schools See
1468 Students Opening Day
When school opened, Monday,-
1057 students were present at dis-
tirct schools; 355 students at Aucilla
Christian Academy; and 56 students
at Monticello Christian Academy.-
A total of 1468 students were en-
rolled in private and public schools
in the county, versus some 1492 stu-
dents enrolled last year.
A breakdown of enrollment in
district school follows:
At Jefferson Elementary School,
555 students showed up on opening
day, 91 less than the projected 646,
and 181 less than last year's total of
At Howard Middle School, 202
students showed up Monday, 28 less
than the projected 230, and 74 stu-
dents less than the 276 enrolled last
At Jefferson County iHigh School,
300 students were in classes Mon-
day, 98 less than the projected 398,
and d6on 37 from 337 enrolled last
Kelvin Norton, Executive Director
of Operations and Human
Resources, remarked that it was not
unusual for students to drift in be-
tween now and Labor Day, as some
are out of town vacationing with
"Sad to say, that puts them two to
three weeks behind other students,
when they do get to school," Norton
Monticello Chrisitan Academy,
newly opened this year, has 56 stu-
- There are 86 teachers in the public
schools. A breakdown by schools
shows 44 teachers at JES; 16 at
HMS; and 26 teachers at JCHS.
At ACA there are 26 teachers.
Monticllo Christian Academy has
A total of 774 lunches were served
in district schools. At JES, 487-
lunches were served by eight statf
members. HMS served 166 lunches
prepared by five staff members; and
JCHS served 121 lunches, prepared
by five staff members.
The Jefferson County School
Transportation Department has 19
bus drivers crossing some 1,576.6
The exact number of bus students
was unknown at presstime.
Aucilla Christian Academy has
four buses covering 230 miles each
Crop Disaster Program
Signup Deadline Nears
Producers who suffered crop loss
from damaging weather in 2003,
2004, and certain 2005 crop losses
are eligible for assistance.
The Farm Service Agency (FSA)
reports that eligible producers may
sign up for the Crop Disaster Pro-
gram (CDP) until the close of busi-
ness Sept. 9, 2005, for the 2003 and
2004 crop years.
Signup for the 2005 year is the
close of business Dec. 16, 2005.
"We are pleased to be able to pro-
vide these benefits to producers as
quickly as possible," said Mark De-
mott, FSA County Executive Direc-
"Drought, floods and hurricanes
are unpredictable weather events
that pit farmers and ranchers at risk
in producing a dependable and af-
fordable national food supply."
Signup for this program opened
on March 14 of this year.
Producers suffering a greater than
35 percent production loss and/or
more than a 20 percent quality loss,
The payment rate for CDP has
been increased to 68 percent of the
established commodity price for in-
sured crops and noninsured crops,
and 60 percent of the price for unin-
Previous disaster assistance pro-
vided payments of 50 percent of the
established commodity price for in-
sured and noninsurable crops, and
45 percent for uninsured crops.
The Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners will accept SEALED BIDS for the old
Jefferson County Library building, located at 260 North Cherry Street, Monticello, Florida
(Jefferson County Parcel ID #00-00-00-0360-0000-0731). Bids-are due by 5:00 p.m., Monday,
September 12,'2005, at Jefferson County Courthouse, Room 10, Monticello, Florida 32344, and
should be labeled "Sealed Bid Jefferson County Library Building".
The property, is offered "AsIs". A portion of the North wall is common to Parcel ID# 00-00-00-
Terms of sale; $1,000. upon acceptance of bid. Balance due at closing. Closing thirty days after
The property is available for inspection, by appointment only, by calling 850-342-0218,
The Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners will have thirty days to review and accept
bids, and reserves the right to refuse any or all bids.
Felix "Skeet" Joyner, Chairman
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The intersection of N. Jefferson-
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two car accident, last week.
Diane Payne, who was driving a
1995 Dodge pickup truck, had
stopped to make a left hand turn
onto York St,. when a 1998. Chevy
four door driven by Dorina Smith
failed to yield, and rear ended the
The truck sustained an estimated
$150 damages, and the Chevy dam-
age was estimated at $450.
Officer Christopher Eades re-
ported Smith was at fault.
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MONTICELLO, (FL), NEWS, FRI., AUGUST 12, 2005 PAGE 5
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THIS vehicle, driven by Dorina Smith, rear ended a pickup
truck making a left turn into York Street from North Jeffer-
son. (News Photo)
The Jefferson County Recyclinq Proqram accepts
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.
All glass bottles, jars etc. (ceq..r, 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:
*Waste Tires (not accepted at the Recycle Center)
*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
**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.
Please visit the Jefferson County web page
http://www.cojefferson.fl.us/SolidWaste.html for the locations &
hours of operation for each individual site. For further information
please call the Solid Waste Department at 342-0184.
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ucilla SHARE Sets
ugust Signup Dates
Rotary Hears Speaker-
About Animal Control
Registration dates and times for
Aucilla SHARE have been sched-
uled for 10 a.m. until noon Satur-
idays, Aug. 6 and 13, at Central
Baptist Church, 655 Tindell Road,
' With Jefferson County Public Li-
ibrary closed, this will be the only
registrationn location until further no-
, Pickup and Distribution Day is
scheduled from 9 a.m. until 10:30
aan. Saturday, Aug, 27 at the
With the opening of schools,
eidi Copeland, Extension EdUcator
r Jefferson County, stresses the
importance of getting students off to
healthy start each day.
Copeland notes that health care
providers report that elementary,
School aged children need at least
ne hours and recommend 10 to 11
urs of sleep nightly.
Healthy Start is launching a Tri-
Qounty True Blue Doula Program
ftr pregnant women living in Jeffer-
son, Madison or Taylor Counties.
A Doula is. someone who will
comfort, praise, and reassure women
during their labor.
She is someone who has knowl-
edge and experience and will not
leave the side of a woman during la-
bor and delivery.
SContact Cetta Barnhart at 850-
948-2741 to enroll in this Tri-
Cpunty Doula Program.
Training classes in childbirth edu-
cation and Doula services are sched-
uled Sept. 15, and 16.
Services may be free based on eli-
gibility. Call Barnhart for informa-
For additional information about
any of the other programs offered
by Healthy Start, contact Bamrnhart.
Janice Shealey Lacy
Janice Shealey, age 67, a home-
maker, passed away Monday,
August 8, 2005 in Thomasville,
Services were held Wednesday,
August 10, 2005 beginning at 11lam
at Elizabeth Baptist Church in Mon-
ticello, Florida. Visitation was Tues-
day, August 9, 20051 at Beggs
Funeral Home Monticello Chapel in
Monticello, Florida. hiterment will
follow the services ;at Elizabeth
Jan was born in Perry, Florida and
a former resident of Orlando and
Castleberry Florida' and Banner Elk
NC., before moving back to Monti-
cello, in 1994. Jan was a member of
the YES Group (Young Energetic
Seniors), WMU (Women Mission-
ary Union) Leader at Elizabeth
Church. She also had a passion for
line dancing, and was an excellent
cook. She was a loving wife, a de-
voted Mother and grandmother and
a-wonderful mother in law.
Jan is survived by one son Frank-
lin Anderson Lacy Jr. of Aucilla:
Two daughters, Kimberly Rose Sur-
rency of Avon Park, Florida, and
Kelly Kay Griffin of Fort Meade,
Florida. Four grandchildren, Mat-
thew Adam Surrency, Lacy Sut-
rency, Andrew Lacy, and Lindsay
Giegel; five great grandchildren,
Sydney Surrency, Tyler Surrelicy,
Madison Brown, Olivia Giegel, Liz-
zie McCoy, and one sister Marilyn
gens of Melbourne, Florida. She
was preceded in death by her loving
husband Andy Lacy.
, Only cash, food stamps, or EBT is
accepted. No orders can be accepted
for the August food package after
Registration Copy and Volun-
teer Service Reports are due on Dis-
tribution Day when food packages
are picked up.
Volunteer Service is anything one
does for someone other than family
that is done for no expected pay-
As there is no food. storage facility
available, food packages must be
picked up or forfeited and sold to
Cash donations to help pay for gas
expenses are always appreciated.
Sleep affects children's ability, to
concentrate and learn, and impacts
their overall physical and menial
health. Good sleep is just as impor-
tant as proper nutrition and daily ex-
A recent study published in the
Journal of School Health found that
morep'han 60 percent of s-udentsi
surveyed said they slept too little ai
least twice a week.
The\ said that they often stayed
up late when their parents thought
they were asleep.
Parents can help their children get
the sleep they: need by creating a
healthy sleep environment.
To help accomplish this:Set the
mood. Establish a nighttime routine.
Set regular bedtime hours and stick
to them. Make the time right before
bedtime enjoyable and relaxing.
Take distractions such as TVs and
computers out of the bedroom.
Bedtime is important and can be a
loving time for families. A calm and
caring approach to a good night
sleep can gi e children a great head'
start to a new day, Copeland said.
St. Rilla Church will observe its
annual Women in White Celebration
3 p.m., Sunday. Holy Temple and
congregation form Tallahassee will
be in charge of the service.
Participants for November birth-
days will render a program titled
"The Beatitudes" 7 p.m., Saturday,
at St. Rilla Church.
St. Rilla will also host the anniver-
sary services for Pastor Deborah
Warner, of St. Matthew's AME
Church 11 a.m., Sunday.
Sweetfield MB Church Young
Adult Choir celebrates its first anni-
versary 3 p.m. Sunday. Elder Kenn-
the Frame, of Tallahassee, is the
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BILL BEATY, Rotary President, thanks guest speaker Bob-
bie Golden, who spoke about animal control in the county,
as a member of Responsible Pet Owners of Jefferson
County. (News Photo)
TOM TURNER, of Shell
tarian Don Taylor, at
Company, was the guest of Ro-
Rotary Club meeting, Friday.
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2 Bobby Golden was the guest
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Friday, and spoke about the Respon-
sible Pet Owners of Jefferson
I County group (RPOJC)
She said that the newly formed
group was making itself hear in the,
Organizers have been attending
and speaking at county and city
meetings. They have also been mak-.
ing themselves known to other
county community groups and or-
ganizations, including the Sheriffs
Department and local veterinarians,
and distributing literature to local.
RPOJC is a citizen initiative or-
ani amzed for the purpose of identify-
, ing lithe specific needs of Jefferson
Counrt in establishing and enforc-
ing an effective animal control pro-
grain for County residents.
The initiative began as a direct re-
sult of attacks, or near attacks, on
humans or domestic animals.
Some of these attacks have re-
sulited in the death of beloved ani-
nials, or significant injury to family
The RPOJC has, at the direction of
the County Commission, researched
municipal and county ordinances
throughout the United States, in or-
der to provide recommendations that
the Board of County Commissions
Red Hat Ladies
Red Hat ladies will hold their
.August meetingg 11:30 a.m., Satur-
day, at Pizza Hut.
Members are asked to bring sam-
ples of their crafts, hobbies, and/or
collections to this meeting for the
"Back To School/Show And Tell"
Ladies are also asked to decorate
hats appropriately for this gathering.
Golden gave a brief history of
animal regulation in the United
States and the Florida's early state
statutes dealing with animal control.
She compared the continuing
population growth with the volume
of dog complaints and reported the
limited options available for county
Golden spoke about the deficien-
cies of the current ordinance and the
enforcement of the ordinance.
The RPOJC has compiled a list of
goals it aims to accomplish includ-
ing: animal control transport, an im-
poundment facility, a classification
committee, and animal licenses.
"The committee has got some
good ideas and we're looking for-
ward, to moving ahead with these
ideas. Anyone is invited to join in
our pursuits," Golden concluded.
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Four County 4-Hers attended an
"Xtreme Cuisine Cooking School"
Wednesday, Aug. 3, at the Leon
County Extension Office.
Emily Howell, Lena Odom, Si-
mone Williams, and Shanice Young
attended the event sponsored by the
Florida Department of Agriculture
and Consumer Sciences.
Cooking with kids is a marketing
tool used to promote Florida Fresh
Chef T, the Florida Department of
Agriculture and Consumer Sciences
Executive Chef, demonstrated Flor-
ida Fresh cooking, then allowed the
4-H members to prepare a Florida
Fresh fruit parfait and a garden fresh
4-Hers were presented with pro-
motional items and a cookbook,
"Fresh from Florida Kids' Kitchen."
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Little Angels In Training reports
that the Summer Field Trip to
Busch Gardens has been postponed
until late September.
The postponement is due to some
Information about when the trip
will be, will be released at a later
Cuts begin at 8 a.m. until the
50th client has been served, at Glo-
rious Manes, located at 310 North
The haircuts are for anyone, ages
pre-K through grade 12, and the
haircuts will be done by Don.
The event is on a first come, first
Every client who enters the shop
for service, can register for a draw-
ing, with the winner to be an-
nounced at a later date.
Juvon Tyree Pettway celebrated
his first birthday Aug. 8, 2005.
He is the son of Shemika Shuler
and Paul Pettway, of Monticello.
His sister is Deray Mitchell of
Paternal grandparents are Rolanda
and Benny Pettman, both deceased,
Maternal grandparents are.i
Princetta and Thomas (deceased)
Shuler. of Monticello.
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ion," Copeland said.
On June 1, 2005, according to the
roll out schedule, Floridians be-
came eligible to check their credit
scored through web access.
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The Humane Society reports that
here is still space in the first Animal
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ducted noon until 4 p.m. Saturday,.
at the shelter.
The cost of the class is $25 per
"The techniques in the course are
not meant to replace emergency care
by a veterinarian," relates Tallahas-
see Red Cross Public Support
Spokesperson Jessica Norris.
"The course teaches what to do to
sustain an animals life before trans-
port to a veterinarian," she explains.
The course will entail where on a
cat or dog to take a pulse, how to
properly perform CPR, what to do
about imbedded objects, severe
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how to properly move an animal at
the scene of an accident.
In related news, the Society re-
ports that 7 p.m., Monday, at the
shelter, is the combined Board of
Directors and General Membership
every twelve months helps to in-
sure your accounts are not being
misused and that no unauthorized
accounts have been opened in your
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for mistakes not attributed to iden-
tity theft, but that may nevertheless
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me although, I would be wise to
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hand, had two credit card accounts
on her report" Copeland said. "Ap-
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thing when provided a free lunch
on campus some time ago.
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FRAN HUNT have three returning ninth graders
Staff Writer on the team this year. These in-
clude Matt Bishop, Luke Whitmer
Athletic Director Ray Hughes re- and Casey Anderson.
ports that Aucilla Christian Acad- The remaining rosters will be re-
emy varsity and junior varsity leased in the near future when play-
football teams will be strong in ing positions are determined.
numbers this year. Twelve of the returning varsity
Approximately 21 or 22 players players took part in the Spring
are practicing for the varsity team Training Session and at that time,
and 25 Warriors are working out Roberts said he was seeing much
for the junior varsity team. improvement in the skills of the
Head Football Coach Dave Rob- players.
erts is expecting approximately 20 Following the spring liractice,
players, two of which are new to players continued to work out in
ACA this year, and is pleased with the weight room and continued to
the turnout, work on their fundamentals.
The players will work out with During that interview, Roberts
full pads beginning Friday. said, "They're getting bigger and
The JV's feature players in stronger and I'm extremely pleased
17 JCHS Girls Practice
Jefferson County High School
has a total of 17 girls practicing for
cheerleading squads, 11 of which
are on the varsity squad.
Sponsor Harriet Cuyler said the
,girls have been working diligently,
learning a lot of new material, and
:quickly absorbing and executing
what they learn.
Assisting with the practices are
three college students, formerly of
JCHS. They include Lavonda Cuy-
ler, .Sherita Ingram and Robin
Hamilton. "There's no doubt about
it," said Cuyler. "They still have
that Tiger Pride, and came back to
help the girls practice."
She added that there are no ninth
graders on the team. "They didn't
try out, but they didn't receive the
information about the tryouts on
time," Cuyler said. "We'll possibly
have another cheerleader tryout for
the baseball season, however," she
Girls on the team include: Alana
Chambers, Michelle Allen, Jasmine
Brown, Jawana Brown, Takayla
McIntosh, Alexia Huggins,
Taquara Miller and Malika Norton.
Also, Amber Mays, Colita
Rivers, Keandra Seabrooks, Fay
Pleas,, Von Seabrooks, Keyonna
Wilson, Kim Grant, Sierra Tyson
and Chandra Tucker.
with that. I'm full of enthusiasm
and they are too."
The redistricting of the teams will
make game play on a much more
level basis with other teams.
Roberts said the Warriors have a
good shot at taking the District
Championship this year, that all the
Warriors have to do is apply them-
,selves, keeping a good, positive at-
titude, along with working on the
changes on both the offense and
defense of the team.
Returning to the varsity team are
Ben Grantham, Colby Roberts,
Wade Scarberry, Josh Carswell,
Casey Gunnels, Christ Tuten, Matt
Poston and Colby Waddail.
Also Jason Holton, Kyle Peters,
J. T. Ward, Michael Kinsey, Dan-
iel Greene, Kyle Barnwell and Will
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Prepare For Season
Nine girls, six of which are re-
turning, have been practicing for
the Aucilla Christian Academy var-
sity cheerleading squad, throughout
'.'the summer, and have attended a
.. summer cheerleading camp.
: Team sponsor, Melissa Kinsey,
said the girls have a lot of enthusi-
asm, gathering for two and a half
hours per day, five days per week,
to work on conditioning, new
moves and routines, and removing
any possible rust from their cheer-
The girls work on their condition-
ing exercises two days per week
and practice for the weekly Pep
Rallies, conducted every Friday
during the seventh period classes.,
hon All of the faculty and students
and gather for the Pep Rallies, observ-
ing and participating in cheers, and
depart with a positive charge of the
"Warrior Spirit" for that evenings
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Registration is from 8:45 a.m. un-
|til 9:45 a.m.
Entry fee is $20 per team, and
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Older 4-Hers Take Part
In Week Long Day Camp
Twelve children ages eight and
nine participated in a week long day
camp conducted by the Jefferson
County 4-H Office July 18-21.
Among the activities offered,
Family and Consumer Science
Agent Heidi Copeland, taught the
children how to read the new food
guide pyramid, and how to make
their own blueberry pancakes.
4-H members made a trip to Wa-
kulla Springs State Park and Jack
McClean Water Park.
They went to the Jr. Museum and
M-cClay's Garden to do a bit of
They finished the day camp with a
nature trail walk followed by Sno-
cones and prizes.
All during the week the children
had an opportunity to visit the treas-
ure chest for showing a positive atti-
tude and good behavior.
Receiving a "Certificate of Par-
ticipation" were: AnnaBelle Bowl-
ing, Joshua Boyd, Reily Gebhard,
Trey Jones, K'Sha Lewis, Cody Lit-
tle, Abby Starling, Marisa Thomas,
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ahe annual savings in housing and
transportation costs ultimately
would more than make up for the
$200,000 the county would have to
spend upfront to hire the four cor-
"It may cost more to start up, but
it will be less expensive down the
sine," Hobbs said.
His goal, he said, was ultimately
lto house federal prisoners at the fa-
cility, thus converting the jail from a
'money-losing to a moneymaking
, Commissioners Skeet Joyner,
Canny Monroe and Jerry Sutphin
favored hiring the additional correc-
tional officers. But Commissioner
,Junior Tuten was able to convince
'them that given the choice between
hiring deputies or correctional offi-
Icers, the former made more sense.
"It's not what I want to do, but it's
what we have to do," Tuten said of
the elimination of the $200,000 for
the four correctional officers.
Economic development -- and the
funding of that effort -- was another
area that generated much discussion.
The Economic Development
Council (EDC), the private/public
entity that is spearheading the effort,
requested a total of $49,500 from
the city and the county.
The City Council recently agreed
to contribute $12,000, leaving
$37,500 to go.
Joyner argued for contributing the
entire $37,500, citing the potential
benefits to the county if the tourist
tax~was imposed. It's expected that
the'tax, which would apply only to
tourists, would raise about $30,000
in the first year,
"If we don't contribute to the EDC
and to positive growth, we're never
going to get out of this budgetary
constraint," Joyner said.
But the three other commissioners
balked at giving $37,500 to the
EDC, when they were cutting in
"I want to fund economic develop-
ment, but I want to fund it at a mod-
erate increase," Tuten said.
He pointed out that the city had
contributed $500 and the county
$15,000 to the effort last year. Now
that the city was raising its contribu-
tion to $12,000, he thought that
$25,000 from the county was more
Don't forget that the county was
also contributing the office space
and another $6,000 to fund the ref-
erendum effort needed to get the
tourist tax on the ballot, he said.
Which brought the county's total
contribution to $31,000, he said.
Sutphin preferred to set the total
contribution at $26,000, including
the $6,000 for the referendum effort.
It came down to Monroe to decide
the issue. Monroe vacillated be-
tween Sutphin and Tuten's propos-
als. But ultimately he went with
Tuten's proposal, assuring a
$25,000 contribution to the EDC.
That in addition to the $6,000 for
the referendum effort, which is
needed to get voters to approve the
Commissioners wrestle again with
the budget and the needed cuts 9
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we've got an immediate problem
with animal control and it's getting
worse. I'm getting hammered by
this animal control. I won't walk
away from this budget until we've
addressed animal control in some
form or other."
Commissioner Danny Monroe
weighed in with another point of
Monroe said he agreed that ani-
mal control needed to be addressed,
but he didn't think that throwing
money at the problem was the solu-
Rather, he thought that the Sheriff
or one of his representatives could.
talk with the owner of a troublesome 1
animal and get the individual to do
right. Sometimes, it only took talk-
ing to a person to correct a problem,
If that didn't work, shooting the
animal was always an option, Mon-
Commissioners never reached
consensus on the issue during the!
particular workshop. Their only.
point of agreement on the topic, in-
fact, was that the issue was one that,
they were going to have to .come to
grips with sooner or later.
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The Jefferson County Board of County
Commissioners will hold Workshop at
4:00 p.m., Tuesday, August 18, 2005, at
the Jefferson County Courthouse, Court-
room, Monticello, Florida, to review ani-
mal control proposals from Wendy Moss.
Felix "Skeet" Joyner, Chairman.
NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that
George W. Miller the holder of the follow-
ing certificates has filed said certificates
for a tax deed issue thereon. The certifi-
cate numbers and years of issuance, the
description of the property, and the names
in whichit was assessed are as follows: Cer-
tificate No. 27 Year of Issuance 1997. De-
scription or Property Exhibit "A" Parcel
4 East half of Lot 30, Dilworth Addition
to Monticello as recorded in Deed Book
"Q", Page 546, of the Public Records of
Jefferson County, Florida. Said Lot also
described as: Lot 30, Dilworth Addition to
the Town of Monticello, Florida, also
known as Lot 29 Van Buskirk Addition to
the Town of Monticello, Florida. Said Lot
being 200 feet square, said Lot 30, Dil-
worth Addition also known as Lot 29, Van
Buskirk Addition to the Town of Monti-
cello, Florida. Being a part of the North-
west of Southeast '1 of Section 30,
Township 2 North, Range 5 East, and sav-
ing and excepting road right-of-way.
Name in which assessed Ola Jones, Ruth
M. Jones, Derylene Proctor, Clara L. Ha-
gan, Lonnie J. Andrews. All of said prop-
erty being in the County of Jefferson,
State of Florida. Unless such certificate or
certificates shall be redeemed according to
law the property described in such certifi-
cate or certificates will be sold to the high-
est bidder at the court house door on the
25th day of August, 2005, at 11:00 a.m.
Date this 25th day of July, 2005. Carl D.
Boatwright, Clerk of Circuit Court of Jef-
ferson County, Florida.
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OF ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION
NOTICE OF INTENT TO ISSUE PER-
MIT. The Department of Environmental
Protection gives notice to its intent to issue
a permit to B & D Dairy, 622 Milky Way
Lane, Greenville, FL, 32331 to construct
and operate a Nutrient Management Plan
(NMP) that has been developed for this fa-
cility. It consists of a system design based
on an average of 222,000 gallons per day
of wastewater and includes a solids sepa-
rator, a 14.1 million gallon two cell
earthen lined waste storage ponds and 389
acres for waste water irrigation, based on
agronomic rates for nitrogen. An addi-
tional solids separator will be constructed.
The wastewater system is designed to con-
tain run-off from the production area,
which consists of animal confinement ar-
eas, the wastewater collection system, and
the manure staging areas, and is 6.9 acres
in size, for a 25-year 24-hour storm and 35
days of waste storage. Clean water from
roof run-off is diverted away from the
waste collection system. The treatment
system is designed as follows: The waste-
water is directed to the solids separator.
From the solids separator the wastewater
flows into the to the waste storage pond.
Wastewater from this final treatment
pond will be pumped to 5 fields. The facil-
ity is located at latitude 30 degrees 37'0"
N. longitude 83 degrees 38'0" W on 622
Milky Way Lane, Greenville, FL 32331 in
Jefferson County. The intent to issue and
application file are available for public in-
spection during normal business hours,
8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through
Friday, except legal holidays, at Northeast
District Office, 7825 Baymeadows Way,
Suite 200B, Jacksonville, FL 32256-7590.
The Department will issue the permit with
the attached conditions unless a timely pe-
tition for an administrative hearing is filed
under Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Flor-
ida Statutes, within fourteen days of re-
ceipt' of notice. The procedures for
petitioning for a hearing are set forth be-
low. A person whose substantial interests
are affected by the Department's proposed
permitting decision may petition for an
administrative proceeding (hearing) under
Sections 120.569 and 120.57, Florida Stat-
utes. The petition must contain the infor-
mation set forth below and must be filed
(received by the clerk) in the Office of
General Counsel of the Department at
3900 Commonwealth Boulevard, Mail Sta-
tion 35, Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3000.
Under Rule 62-110.106(4), Florida Admin-
istrative Code, a person may request en-
largement of the time for filing a petition
for an administrative hearing. The request
must be filed (received by the clerk) in the
Office of General Counsel before the end
of the time period for filing a petition for
an administrative hearing. Petitions filed
by any persons other than those entitled to
written notice under Section 120.60(3),
Florida Statures, must be filed within
fourteen days of publication of the notice
or within fourteen days of receipt of tjie
written notice, whichever occurs first. Un-
der Section 120.60(3), Florida Statutes,
however, any person who has asked the
Department for notice of agency action
may file a petition within fourteen days of
receipt of such notice, regardless of the
date of publication. The petitioner shall
mail a copy of the petition to the applicant
at the address indicated above at the time
of filing. The failure of any person to file a
petition or request for enlargement of time
within fourteen days of receipt of notice
shall constitute a waiver of that person's
right to request an administrative determi-
nation (hearing) under Sections 120.569
and 120.57, Florida Statutes. Any subse-
quent intervention (in a proceeding initi-
ated by another party) will be only at the
discretion of the presiding officer upon the
filing of a motion in compliance with Rule
28-106.205, Florida Administrative Code.
A petition that disputes the material facts
on which the Department's action is based
must contain the following information:
(a) The name, address, and telephone
number of each petitioner; the name, ad-
dress, and telephone number of the peti-
tioner's representative, if any; the
Department permit identification number
and the county in which the subject matter
or activity is located; (b) A statement of
how and when each petitioner received no-
tice of the Department action; (c) A state-
ment of how each petitioner's substantial
interests are affected by the Department
action; (d) A statement of all disputed is-
sues of material fact. If there are none, the
petition must so indicate; (e) A. statement
of facts that the petitioner contends war-
rant reversal or modification of the De-
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rules and statutes which entitle the peti-
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tioner to relief; and (g) A statement of the
Relief sought by the petitioner, stating pre-
cisely the action that the petitioner wants
the Department to take. Because the ad-
ministrative hearing process is designed to
formulate final agency action, the filing of
a petition means that the Department's fi-
nal action may be different from the posi-
tion taken by it in this notice. Persons
whose substantial interests will be affected
by any such final decision of the Depart-
ment have the right to petition to become a
party to the proceeding, in accordance
with the requirements set forth above. In
addition to requesting an administrative
hearing, any petitioner may elect to pur-
sue mediation. The election may be accom-
plished by filing with the Department a
mediation agreement with all parties to
the proceeding (i.e., the applicant, the De-
partment, and any person who has filed a
timely and sufficient petition for a
hearing). The agreement must contain all
the information required by Rule
28-106.404, Florida Administrative Code.
The agreement must be received by the
clerk in the Office of General Counsel of
the Department at 3900 Commonwealth
Boulevard, Mail Station 35, Tallahassee,
Florida 32399-3000, within ten days after
the deadline for filing a. petition as set
forth above. Choosing mediation will not
adversely affect the right to a hearing if
meditation does not result in a settlement.
As provided in Section 120.573, Florida
Statutes, the timely agreement of all par-
ties to mediate will toll the time limitations
imposed by Sections 120.569 and 120.57,
Florida Statutes, for holding an adminis-
trative hearing and issuing a final order.-
Unless otherwise agreed by the parties, the
mediation must be concluded within sixty
days of the execution of the agreement. If
mediation results in settlement of the ad-
ministrative dispute, the Department must
enter a final order incorporating the
agreement of the parties. Persons seeking
to protect their substantial interests that
would be affected by such a modified final
decision must file their petitions within
fourteen days of receipt of this notice, or
they shall, be deemed to have waived their
right to a proceeding under Sections
120.569 and 120.57, Florida Statutes. If
mediation terminates without settlement of
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parties in writing that the administrative
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notice will specify the deadlines that then
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SECTION 00100 ADVERTISEMENT
FOR BID PROJECT: CR 142 Roadway
Improvements Jefferson County Florida
Project No. .04100-598-01 OWNER: Jef-
ferson County Board of County Commis-
sioners Courthouse Room 10 Monticello,
Florida 32344 ENGINEER: Darabi and
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Gainesville, Florida 32641 Telephone:
(352) 376-6533 1.0 WORK DESCRIP-
TION The Project is located in Jefferson
County, Florida, on CR 142 from SR 57
running approximately 33,060 LF west.
The Work is generally-described as fur-
nished all labor, materials, equipment,
tools, transportation, services, and inci-
dentals and performing all work necessary
to provide the Owner with CR 142 Road-
way Improvements. The roadway im-
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10,000 LF (1.89 miles) of asphalt and base,
reconstructing approximately 1,000 LF
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BIDS All Bidders shall be roadway con-
tractors pre-qualified with the Florida De-
partment of Transportation in
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documents may be examined at the Jeffer-
son County Board of County Commission-
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dollars per set; which constitutes the cost
for reproduction and handling. Checks
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8/12, 8/19, c
Jefferson County Board of County Com-
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Jefferson County Emergency Management
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Monticello, Florida, to discuss the pro-
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* Singlewide Mobile Home- good condition on 5 wooded acres
on the edge of town.......... .......................... $82,500
* Madison County- mobile home in the country, 1 ac. $55,700
" Bungalow- one of a kind, wood floors, high ceilings, large
fenced com er lot..................... .................... $107,000
* Cooper's Pond- new construction, 1600 sq. ft. ........$169,900
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Government Farms Road 5 or 10 acres
buyers choice hillside planted pines
Brand New Listinq! 3 bedroom home in town
at East Anderson St. $155,000
Magnificent Acreaqe off Bassett Dairy Road
in Bellamy Plantation 10 commanding acres with
a beautiful view, lovely home site
in a grove of ancient pecan trees and a hayfield
meant for galloping $150,000
Like New Homne tuilt in 2002, 3 bedrooms 2
baths, 1964 sq. ft., ceramic tile and hardwood
floors, cathedral ceiling, fireplace and a screened
porch, 1 acre Now $135,000
Horse Farm 29 acre horse farm big doublewide
w/ fireplace, stables, round pen in remote, oaks,
pond, north of Greenville only $295,000
Near Leon County 10 mostly open ac, corner
of Paul Thompson and Julia Road only $150,000
On the Top of the Hiqh Hill Lovely 3 bed-
room 2.5 bath yellow brick home circled with 10
year old planted pine near US 90 and SR 59, 50
acres in planted pines, swimming pool, detached
garage, barn nice field near US 90 and SR 59
Choice Buildinq Lots in Town on Morris
Road call for details $10,000 to $40,000
Don't Miss this One Big 1999 3 bedroom 2
bath double wide with a bathroom that won't quit
on a high hill with a view in Aucilla Forest and
Meadows only $55,000
Check Out This One! 8 acres with big double-
wide and small house on a pretty old hillside
close to Leon County off Julia Road $160,000
Biq doublewide with additions 12 rooms quiet
wooded lot $56,500
Prime Commercial Property US 19 South
near Pizza Hut and Jefferson Builders Mart
Near Whitehouse Road 5 acres mostly
open on a hillside, county road $75,000
Home Site close to town on West Grooverville
Road only $14,500
Christmas Acres 3 bedroom 2 bath double
wide with new galvanized aluminum roof and vi-
nyl siding, 3 sheds, fish pond, fenced on 2.4
acres only $86,500
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4-HERS in the five to seven age group were during the week long summer day camp.
guests at Bobbie and Fred Golden's Farm, L-R, Bobbie Golden, Fred Golden. ENJOYING a hay ride on the Golden Farm, Golden drives the tractor and treats the chil-
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FRED GOLDEN oversees young 4-Hers as Farm during a recent 4-H summer week
they feed and pet the animals at the Golden long day camp.
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JOHN LILLY, 4-H ,coordinator, left, helps Kourtney Shiver
-show off her big catch at a recent day camp outing.
4-Hers Enjoy Week
Long Day Camp
Ten 5-7 year olds participated in a
week long day camp conducted by
the Jefferson County 4-H Office,
Monday through Thursday, July 11-
The theme of the day camp was
"Step Up The Fun," focusing on fit-
ness and health.
Children participated in a variety
of activities such as; making their
own jump rope and jumping rope,
and learning how to use the new
They held balloon races, played
musical chairs, and made bracelets
and necklaces of beads.
The children also visited Golden
Acres, a farm owned by Fred and
Bobbie Golden. During their visit,
the youth went on a hayride around
the farm, fed the goats and sheep,
and were given permission to pet the
kid goats. They saw a variety of.
chickens and other animals.
The youth also went fishing at
Janice and Bill Pitz's pond and
caught lots of fish.
They took a trip to McClay's Gar-
den where they met George Nero of
"Tyger Tales." He showed the chil-
dren how to make animals from bal-
Later they went swimming.
All during the week the children
had an opportunity to visit the
"treasure chest" for showing a posi-
tive attitude and good behavior.
The children wrapped up the last
day with sno-cones and prizes.
The following youth received a
"Certificate of Participation" award
for their participation in the Day
Camp: Emmerald Graham, Justin
Green, Wyatt Lamont, Catlin Mor-
ris, Jakoby Nelson, Dylon Rodri-
quez, Janunika Shiver, Kourtney
Shiver, Bryce West, and Almin
4-H Coordinator John Lilly ex-
pressed his thanks to the 4-H Teen
Leaders: Laura Anderson, Alana
Chambers, Alex Farmer, James
Nazworth and Angela Scurry.
Also, many thanks to the
Golden's for the farm visit, and to
the Pitz's for allowing the children
to fish in their pond.
This is no time to turn back.
Keep MDA's lifesaving research
Muscular Dystrophy Association
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