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Editorial, Page 4
Raised $2,800 In
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Story, Photo, Page 6
Q Friday Morning
137TH YEAR NO.76, 50 CENTS
Story, Page 9
Story, Photo, Page 14
FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 23, 2005,
... uses in Ag Land
SANTA HOKANSON, here talking with Plan- which she said was contrary to the intent of
ning Commission Attorney Scott Shirley, the Comprehensive Plan relative to agricul-
questioned the benignity of the amendment, ture lands. (News Photo)
TOM LAMOTT, right, in conversation with
Planning Official Bob Arredondo, noted that
citizens' attendance at meeting and their ex-
pressed concerns appear to be largely ig-
nored, in deference to developers' interests.
Senior Staff Writer
The County Commission last
week adopted a Comprehensive
Plan amendment that allows special
exceptions in agricultural areas.
Specifically, the change allows for
the placement of bed-and-breakfast
inns, hunting lodges and clubs, and
other outdoor recreational uses in
The adoption comes after review
b, ihe Department of Community
A'AIfairs (DCA), which is required to0
approve all Comprehensive Plan
Planning Commission Attorney
Scott Shirley explained that the
amendment allows noncommercial
uses "by right". It allows commer-
cial uses such as racetracks and are-
nas by special exception, which re-
quires review and approval by the
Planning and County commissions.
The amendment results from the
lawsuit filed by opponents of the
Go-Kart Racetrack (That suit, inci-
dentally, remains in limbo almost a
year after its filing).
The amendment, in Shirley's
words, clarifies and makes explicit
what was already allowed in the De-
velopment Code but was not specifi-
cally spelled out in the Comprehen-
In their lawsuit, opponents of the
racetrack charge that the facility is
inconsistent with the Comprehen-
sive Plan, since nowhere in the plan
is a racetrack listed as a permitted
use in an agricultural zone.
The Comprehensive Plan amend-
ment seeks to cure the alleged in-
consistency by specifically specify-
ing the list of permitted uses.
I-hesitate to call this a curative
amendment, because these uses are
_currently allowed by the Land De-
velopment Code and they are ;cer-
tainly occurring in different areas of
the county," Shirley said at an ear-
lier discussion of the issue. "But we
thought it a good idea to go ahead
and amend the Comprehensive Plan
to clarify the county's intent with re-
gard to these areas.
"We want to make sure there's no
argument," he continued. "We're not
including anything in the amend-
ment that's not already being al-
lowed right now."
Speaking in opposition to adoption
Accord Lets Out-Of-State
Disaster Teams Come Here
Senior Staff Writer
Commissioners last week ap-
proved a resolution that allows
emergency response teams from
Georgia and Alabama to come here
in the event of a natural or manmade
At the same time, commissioners
are working on a plan that estab-
lishes the steps and procedures to be
followed in the aftermath of a natu-
ral or manmade disaster.
Chris Rietow, with the Apalachee
Regional Planning Council (ARPC),
explained that the Tri-Hazardous
Materials Response Mutual Aid
Agreement came about as a result of
.a problem identified in 2000.
That problem involved how to
deal with small-scale disasters that
didn't warrant a federal response, in
the event that Tallahassee -- the des-
ignated hazardous materials (haz
- mat) response team for the region --
couldn't respond because of a simul-
The answer was to get the haz mat
teams from Dothan, AL, or
Valdosta, GA, to respond. But how
to reimburse them for their costs in
responding to an emergency across
That's where the agreement comes
in. By its terms, the teams from
Georgia and Alabama are assured
reimbursement if they respond here,
as is Tallahassee if it responds to an
incident in either of the two adjacent
The way Commissioner Jerry Sut-
phin interpreted the agreement, it
was a no brainer: Sign the agree-
ment and assure coverage in the
event of a disaster at no cost; or fail
to sign and risk no response or hav-
ing to pay for the response if it came
Rietow agreed that Sutphin's as-
sessment pretty much summed up
"By not signing, you're putting the
county at risk," Rietow said. "This is
a safeguard. Hopefully, you won't
have to use it. But it's another tool in
As for the disaster response plan
that Emergency Management Direc-
tor Carol Ellerbe and commissioners
are formulating -- called a Continu-
ity of Operations Plan (COOP) -- it's
supposed to address how govern-
ment and other county services will
continue to operate in the event of a
The plan is being funded in part
by Homeland Security, which places
certain stipulations on its formula-
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IMPACT fees are being considered for transportation and
law enforcement services, as increased traffic adds to con-
gestion and increases the wear and tear on roads. (News
Commissioners Study Possibility Of Additional Impact Fees
that the commission invite back the
LAZARO ALEMAN consultants who did the study for
Senior Staff Writer the fire and ambulance services im-
Commissioners may next be ex-- "We need to explore how much it
ploring the possibility of imposing will cost to do a study for transpor-
impact fees for transportation and nation and law enforcement impact
law enforcement services, among fees," Sutphin said. "We may decide
other things. not to do anything in the end. But
That, at least, is the recommenda- we need to have the information."
tion of Commissioner Jerry Sutphin. Commission Chairman Skeet Joy-
Sutphin. recently recommended _ner reminded Sutphin that the proc-_
ess to implement an impact fee was
long, costly and complicated. But if
it was the board's decision to pursue
the matter, he would invite the con-
sultants back, he said.
The board agreed that a discussion
of the issue was warranted.
The county imposed impact fees
for fire protection and ambulance
service effective Aug. 1. The fees,
which apply only to new construc-
tion, are due at the time building
permits are pulled.
By law, monies collected from im-
pact fees must be kept in separate
accounts and can only be used for
capital expenditures, as dictated by
The total cost to the county for the
formulation and implementation of
the fire and ambulance impact fees
was $15,000. That was $10,000 for
completion of the study justifying
the imposition of the fees and
$5,000 for implementation of the
By definition, impact fees are one-
time charges levied against new
construction -- both residential and
commercial -- to help pay for the
. cost of the increased government
services demanded by the growth.
According to the experts, every
new residence imposes actual and
potential demands on government
-(See Fees Page 6)
of the amendment last week were
Santa Hokanson and Tom LaMott.
Hokanson argued that allowing
special exceptions within agricul-
tural areas went against the. intent of
the Comprehensive Plan, which
sought to limit these areas to farm-
"In my opinion, the change does
not meet the intent, nor is-it appro-
priate," Hokanson said, referring to
the commercial nature of many of
the newly allowed enterprises.
"These uses are more compatible:
with mixed-use suburban residential
zones," she continued. "This change
is not as simple or as benign as it
appears and it goes contrary to the
.vision expressed by many residents
of this county. We are already los-
ing much of the agricultural land to
residential development, and this
opens it up even more."
LaMott expressed similar senti-
He noted that it didn't seem to
make much difference how many
citizens attended a meeting or how
much opposition they expressed to a
particular project, the developers al-
ways seemed to get their way.
"Recently, one person spoke in fa-
vor of a development and countless
citizens opposed it but the Planning
Commission voted 5-3 to refer it to
the County Commission for ap-
proval," LaMott said. "I think there
(See Ag Zones Page 9)
Senior Staff Writer
The County Commission last
week approved a tentative budget of
$22,129,472 and a tentative millage
rate of 10 mills with hardly a peep
from the public.
The only question concerned a
citizen's request for an explanation
of the approved 10 mill rate versus
the rollback rate.
Commission Chairman Skeet Joy-
ner explained that the rollback rate,
which is 8.8756, discounts the in-
creased property values to produce
the same revenues as the previous
By contrast, the 10 mill rate -- al-
though the same as last year -- will
produce increased revenues because
of rising property values. The 10
mill rate thus represents a 12.67 per-
cent increase over the rollback rate.
State law requires that taxing enti-
ties that opt to go with anything
other than the rollback rate must ad-
vertise a tax increase.
Joyner justified the increase by
saying that the additional money is
needed because of increases in sala-
ries, insurance rates, fuel costs and
loss of forfeiture funds due to Arti-
cle 5 reforms.
The entire hearing lasted about
The final hearing on the budget is
scheduled 6 p.m. Monday in the
Published Wednesdays & Fridays
PAGE 2, MONTICELLO, (FL), NEWS, FRI., SEPTEMBER 23, 2005
Transportation Board Receives
Recognition Award From FDOT
means of transportation.
FRAN HUNT Riders whose destination is the
Staff Writer city of Monticello 'can transfer from
the reservation route to take care of
The Jefferson County Local Coor- business around town and catch the
dinating Board (LCB) received the reservation service back home.
2005 Outstanding Coordinating It was initially decided that riders
Board of the Year Award from the would not be charged for the serv-
Florida Commission for the Trans- ice.
portation Disadvantaged, Friday The LCB and CTC would evalu-
:morning. ate the service and determine
The award is a crystal trophy whether or not to continue the route
with white intricate etchings upon and what changes to make.:
Sit. The LCB Florida Department of
] The LCB recently identified a Transportation (FDOT) representa-
need to restart a fixed schedule to tive identified funding from his de-
meet transportation needs around apartment.
the greater Monticello area. The FDOT agreed to pay 50 per-
The original route began in 2001, cent of the project for a three year
:. only to continue for a short time. period, but the funds' required a
The County Transportation Coor- public entity sponsor to administer
dination (CTC) agreed that the the funds.
route would compliment the coor- The CTC and LCB approached
dinated transportation system and the Cit' Council of Monticello..
- offer the riders a more flexible Local Coordinating Board mem-
SNOW At Courthouse, Library
*'- Jefferson County Fire Rescue,
gave automatic defibrillators to the
^ Courthouse and the library
recently, and firefighter/paramedic
Larry Bates reports all area volun-
1 teer fire departments also now have
1 the units. 7... .
, "It's a well known fact that CPR
'.does help," said Bates. "The use of
a defibrillator increases the percent-
Big Chief P
age of survival rate 50 percent in
the case of a heart attack."
Bates said that businesses such
as grocery stores, frequently' have'
the unit on hand, in case of need..
"We're going to try to have them'
placed in. all of the most densely
populated areas of the county for
accessibility," said: Bates.
Fire Rescue also provided a, two
Hour -training class to employees
where the units are placed, as well
as teaching them CPR.
The devices were made available
_through a State grant.
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bers presented testimony as to the-
benefits of supporting this project.
The Council agreed to serve as
the public sponsor after securing an
indemnity agreement, and the per-
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The LCB members and other qr-
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Jefferson and Madison County-
Health Departments presented the
'second annual Health Related Ca-
reers and College Fair at Jefferson
;County High School, Wednesday.
Time slots of 30 minutes each'
were allotted for students in grades
9-12. Students browsed from booth
to booth asking questions, gather-
ing informative literature and sign-
ing up to receive additional course
The Fair focused on the impor-
tance of post-secondary education
with a special emphasis on careers
The Big Bend Ghost Trackers-
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a.m. until 9 p.m., Oct 1, at the
Chamber of Commerce.
The workshop includes sessions
concerning the anatomy of a ghost
hunt, Nwho can be. a ghost hunter,
where to find ghosts, spirit commu-
nication. ghost photograph., videos
of ghost hunts,, how to capture
ghosts on film, how to record
voices from the dead, how to con-
duct a ghost investigation, the
ghost hunters tool kit, and the
where, what, why .and when of
The.special guest for the work-
shop is Psychic Medium Sissy
Taylor-Maloy, who will teach spirit'
communication and will demon-
strate how to contact loved ones
that have crossed over.
She will also offer personal psy-
chic readings -
in the health field.
Students from Jefferson, Hamil- -
ton, Madison, Lafayette, Suwannee
and Taylor counties participated.
The fair was designed to help stu-
dents set career goals, and begin
,working toward successful futures.
Career opportunities represented
included nursing, medicine, den-
tistry, social work. allied health
programs such as mental assisting,
radiology, technology, phlebotomy,
medical assisting, respiratory ther-
apy, the military and the Depart-
ment of Corrections.
Anendees received information
about various area colleges and
programs that are offered as well as
information on financial aid and
Colleges that were represented
included Abraham-Baldwin Agri-
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The Jefferson County Board.of County Commissioners has tentatively adopted a
measure to increase its property tax levy.
Last year's property tax levy:
A Initially proposed tax levy.................... ..................................... ... $3,795,206.
B,. Less tax reductions due to Value Adjustment Board:
and other assessment changes...:..................... .........................$ 7,240.
C. Actual property tax levy........................ ............. ...................... $3,787,966.
This year's proposed tax levy ............................... .. .......... $ 4,414,145.
All concerned citizens are invited to attend a public hearing on the tax increase
to be held on
Monday, September 26, 2005
Jefferson County Courthouse, Courtroom
Intersection U.S. Highway 90 and U.S. Highway 19
Monticello, Florida 32344
A FINAL DECISION on the proposed tax increase and the budget will be made
at this hearing.
Jefferson County Board of County Commissioners Fiscal Year 2005-2006
THE PROPOSED OPERATING BUDGET EXPENDITURES OF THE BOARD OF COUNTY
COMMISSIONERS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY ARE 33.39% MORE THAN LAST YEAR'S
TOTAL OPERATING EXPENDITURES.
.Fine and Forfeiture
CASH BALANCE BROUGHT FORWARD
.Taxes: Millage Per $1,(
Ad Valorem Taxes 8.0000
Ad Valorem Taxes 2.0000
Sales and Use Taxe's
.Licenses & Permits
Charges for Services
Fines & Forfeitures
TOTAL ESTIMATED REVENUES AND
General Governmental Services
*Human Services '
Culture and Recreation
TOTAL APPROPRIATED EXPENDITURES
THE TENTATIVE, ADOPTED, AND/OR FINAL BUDGETS ARE ON FILE IN THE OFFICE
OF THE ABOVE MENTIONED TAXING AUTHORITY AS A PUBLIC RECORD.
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Child Support Issue
Could Cost License
Last known address
BY CARL D. BOATWRIGHT f
BY CARL D.* BOATWRIGHTA* written request asking for the
Clerk of Court license to be suspended due to delin-
Q: I have three small children, and__ The Clerk's office will then send a
I rely on child support from their fa- "Notice of Intent to Suspend
their to provide for them. Unfortu- Driver's License" 'through the
nately, he is not always prompt United States postal service to the
getting the money to me. Is there
getting the money to me. Is there non-custodial parent. Upon receiv-
anything I can do to ensure that I get ing the notice, the non-custodial par-
support payments on time? ent has three options in order to
A: According to F.S. s. 61.13016, ent. has three options in order to
A: According to F.S.s. 61.13016, avoid the license suspension:
at the request of the custodial parent, Pay the delinquency in full.
the Clerk of the Court may suspend ay the deinto a written agreement
a non-custodial parent's Florid Enter into a written agreement
driver's license when child support for the repayment of the delin-
payments become delinquent. quency with the custodial parent.
r* File a "Notice to Contest
The Clerk's Office can only re-
Driver's License Suspension" if
quest license suspension on Private river's Licen
Cases, DOR handles IV-D cases, there is a disagreement regarding the
amount or if there is a claim of mis-
For the custodial parent to qualify amount or if there is a claim ofmis-
for this program he or she must t
for this program he or she must If the non-custodial parent does
h :not respond and 20 days have
An order for child support in the not respond and 20 days have
State of Florida payable in your passed from the date of the notice,
county; the Clerk's office will mail a request
He or she must not be under to the Florida Department of High-
contract with the Department of way Safety and Motor Vehicles to
Revenue; suspend the non-custodial parent's
The non-custodial parent must driver's license
be at least 15 days delinquent; and The license cannot be reinstated
The non-custodial parent must until the custodial and non-custodial
The non-custodial parent must
have a valid Florida driver's license. parents enter into a written agree-
The custodial parent must provide ment or the delinquency, with appli-
The custodial parent must provide cb i p if.
the following information regarding cable fees, is paid in full.
the non-custodial parent to the If you have any questions or com-
lers ofce din order to perr ments about this column, please for-
Clerk's office in order to perform B r
tinaction: ward them to: Carl D. Boatwright,
this enforcementaction:Clerk of the Court, County Court-
Date of birth house Room 10, Monticello, FL
Social security number house, Room 10, Monticello, FL
Letters to the Editor Welcomed
500 Words or Less
Letters must be signed
phone number of writer
WHEN City Superintendent Don Anderson
and City Clerk Betty Bullock opened the
mail in March of 1990, the DER permit,
which had been holding up the permit for
the new City Sewer Plant arrived, and the
City could then validate bonds for the pro-
ject. (News File Photo)
Opinion & Comment
IShort Takes & Other Notions
BY RON CICHON
Gov. Jeb Bush has consistently.
done a good job giving leadership .to
hurricane preparation and disaster
relief...Welcome to new Postmaster
Greg Tidwell and Fire Chief Jeffrey
Many groups 'and organizations in
Our Town have responded to the.
disaster that was Katrina in a variety
of ways. We have tried to be sure
every organization got coverage. If
we missed your efforts, please let us
A dinner and dance is planned for
this evening at the Country Club.
Proceeds will benefit the American
Red Cross and Hurricane Katrina
"Hometown Get Down" set for 5
p.m. Sept. 30 downtown. Organizers
have put a lot of effort into this so it
should be a fun evening.
My friend Andy Creel has re-
turned to Ebenezer Baptist as Pastor.
Some years ago Andy worked part
time in our news department and
was a very good reporter.,
Our letters-to-the-editor columns
reflect the struggle between devel-
opment and efforts to retain a rural
flavor. Expect more of this struggle
as our county grows.
.\According to the American Home-
o- nert.- G asin oi :. A I.h-,nce, home-
owners typically stay in their homes
nine years longer than renters mak-
ing neighborhoods more stable.
Didja know "The Star-Spangled
Banner" was designated the national
anthem by Act of Congress in 1931,
117 years after it was written?
Quotable quote: "Money frees you
from doing things you dislike. Since
I dislike doing nearly everything,
money is handy." Groucho Marx.
Standard time begins 2 a.m. Oct.
30. Set clocks back one hour...
This year the USDA revised the
food pyramid for the first time in
more than a decade. New to the
pyramid is the recommendation that
people eat at least three servings of
whole grains a day. The old pyramid
didn't specify whole grains at all.
Word is there should be adequate
flu vaccine this year. Shots are rec-
ommended for everyone age 50 and
older, children age six months to 23
months, pregnant women, health
care workers, and people with heart
or lung disease.
Why is it that a slight tax increase
costs you $200, and a substantial tax
cut saves you 30 cents?
President Bush has pledged $200
billion of whatever it takes to repair
Hurricane Katrina's damage. Some
members of Congress want offset-
ting cuts. This will be an interesting
battle since Congressmen don't
want cuts that affect their districts.
The recently passed Highway bill
is loaded with pork that could be cut
to the tune of billions of dollars.
Signs of being over 60: People
call at 9pm and ask, "Did I wake
you?" You have a party and the
neighbors don't even realize it...You
quit trying to hold your stomach in
no matter who' walks into the
room... You get into heated argu-
niments about pension plans...Your
investment in health insurance is fi-
rially paying off.
.If you like crossword puzzles, you
are indebted to Arthur Wynne, a
New York Times reported, who in-
vented the crossword puzzle in
1913. His editor had asked him to
invent, a new game for the newspa-
per's S'inday "fun" section.
Balancing Needed For Youths
For many of today's youth, life
has become a constant juggling act.
Balancing school, sports, commu-
nity activities, part-time jobs and re-
sponsibilities at home "is not an easy
In fact, a recent survey indicates
that 59 percent of 15 to 17-year-olds
say they feel stressed every day.
However, balance is a skill that
can be mastered if encouraged at a
young age. That's why high schools
focus on communicating the impor-
tance of becoming well-rounded in
every aspect of a student's life.
Educators partner with companies
and organizations that reward stu-
dents based on their overall.-
package, rather than focusing solely
on the more traditionally areas of
academics or sports.
In fact, the Wendy's High School
Heisman Award where school ad-
ministrators from high schools
throughout the country are encour-
aged to nominate two seniors (one
male, one female) whose experi-.
ences reflect excellence in academ-
ics, athletics and community service
- has become popular throughout the
"In the first 11 years of our pro-
gram, we've recognized more than'
124,000 students," says Tom Muel-
ler, president and chief executive of-
ficer of Wendy's.
"Each year, we see a growing
number of high schools choosing to
use Wendy's High School Heisman
to celebrate students who are able to
manage multiple things at once."
So how do students achieve this
much-needed balance? According to
Rose Rennekamp, vice president of
communications for ACT Inc. (the
company best known for it's college
entrance exam), developing time
management and organizational
skills is one of the first steps teens
can take to achieve balance in their
With this in mind, Wendy's High
School Heisman and ACT have cre-
,ated a checklist of advice for parents
and students on how to achieve a
Master time management. Are
you a morning person? Schedule
your classes, meetings and final re-
views early: Better in the evenings?'
Set aside time after dinner to study,
play sports or volunteer.
Get organized. Whether it's a
calendar, assignment book or a post-
it, plan each day or week in advance
so you're aware of the "to-dos" and
can plan accordingly.
Select course work carefully. A
high grade-point average is impor-
tant but college admissions officers
also want to see advanced placement
or honors courses. Such classes pre-
pare you for the college entrance
exam and college-level course work,
allowing you to spend time outside
Think quality over quantity. Be
committed to the extracurricular ac-
tivities you join. It's more impres-
sive to be on the executive board of
one or two organizations than to be
a member of five.
Give back. Community service
has become an essential part of soci-
ety. It demonstrates that you are an
active and responsible citizen and
allows you to gain exposure to dif-
ferent peoples, cultures and organi-
zations in the community.
Volunteering also "helps hone net-
Celebrate diversity. Inquire
about scholarships and' awards
through your principal or guidance
counselor. Check free online schol-
arship services and apply for recog-
nition programs that showcase your
achievements. For more information
on the Wendy's High School Heis-
man program or to nominate a stu-
dent, log on to
Learn the art of saying "no". It's
easy to get overwhelmed when you
take on too much. Don't be afraid to
turn down opportunities; it's all in
Plan Ahead For ER Treatment
Knowing the right questions to ask
at the emergency room could help
people get the best treatment. Yet a
survey found many ER patients
don't know what they should say to
their attending doctors and many
more do not know to ask about their
The survey commissioned by
Ethicon and conducted by Harris In-
teractive found that more than one-
third of adults feel only somewhat
or not at all confident that they
would know the right questions to
ask if they had to go to the ER for a
serious cut or laceration.
In addition, two in five adults said
they do not have a choice in the type
of care they receive once they are at
"The results of this study indicate
the need for Americans to educate
themselves to take proactive control
over their medical care," said Ron-
ald Stram, chairman of emergency
services, St. Joseph's Hospital,
Dr. Stram points out that nearly
one-quarter of adults are not aware
that there are alternatives to stitches
- and that one in 10 said'their fear of
stitches may deter them from mak-
, ing a necessary ER visit. "Request-
ing topical skin adhesives in lieu of
traditional sutures can help elimi-
nate 'needle anxiety,' offer added
protection against dangerous bacte-
ria such as staph and E. coli, and
make recovery easier by enabling
patients to bathe immediately," he
Dr. Stram says following these
,tips can help people get the best
Do not hesitate to ask the triage
nurse or the ER physician about the
course of care and treatment meth-
Carry a written list of medica-
tions that you are taking and aller-
gies that you may have.
This can help prevent serious drug
interactions or an allergic reaction if
you can't provide the information
yourself and your primary care phy-
sician is not accessible.
Review and understand the
terms of your insurance coverage
before an emergency strikes.
Always have your medical card
with you as, well as the phone num-
bers of your insurance carrier.
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Serve Storm Victims
Chrtistian Center and Compassion
Alliance Ministry continue to ask
for community support in an effort
to help the victims of Hurricane Ka-
Harvest Christian Center will
continue to collect non perishable
food, and miscellaneous items, as
long as the need exists.
Pastor Marvin Graham expressed
his thanks for all the generous do-
nations that came in from the Jeffer-
son, M.idison. and,Taylor County
conimunities during the "Disaster
semi trailer that was loaded
with donated items from the "Drive"
which 0:. : on S1:,1 3, has deliv-
ered items to the -*c d victims in
three locations in Mississippi.
Local volunteers helped to pack
and load the trailer to prepare it for
Graham adds that at this time they
have plenty of clothing articles, but
they really need nonperishable food
items, blankets, bath towels, wash
cloths, hygiene products, toiletries,
Depends, Purell type hand sanitiz-
ers, and vinyl tarps, and baby items
like formula, diapers, wet wipes.
All items can be dropped off at the
Center, 1599 Springhollow Road for
further distribution. Use the Shelter
pavilion outside in* .case of bad
Graham also mentions that Pastor
Schwab has returned from Nicara-
gua. He returned in early September
after helping with the cutting of
lumber and the building of four
churches and one house there.
MARK MATTHEWS, fire-
fighter, collects for MDA Boot
Drive on Courthouse Circle.
Annabelle Bowling announces the
birth of her sister Caralyn, Sept. 8,
She weighed 8 lbs., 5 oz., and vwas
19 1/2 in. long.
Her parents are Cricket and
Maternal Grandparents are George
and Linda Stinson.
Paternal Grandparents are Floyd
and Marie Bowling.
Union Hill AME Church will hold
its First Quarterly Conference Serv-
ice, 8 a.m., Sunday, with Presiding
Elder Ralph Wilson as speaker.
St. Rilla Choir will celebrate its'
anni\ersar', 7 p.m., Friday, with the
Anniversary Sermon. The Anniver-
sary celebration will conclude with
a musical program, 3 p.m. Sunday.
'Pete Rossi, New Leaf Farms, was
rece'ntcw presented with a plaque
recognizing him for his generous
monetary donations, and unselfish
contributions to the Florida Sheriffs'
This prestigious award was pre-
sented to him, recently, by Frank'
Kenny, donor relations officer, and,
Sheriff David Hobbs.
"He is very deserving of this
award and we are honored to have
him on our team as an Honorary
Lifetime Member of the Florida
Sheriffs Association," Hobbs said.
"We appreciate his unselfish do-
nations to the Florida Sheriffs Youth
The Florida Sheriffs Youth
Ranches are nonprofit and provide
a statewide network of residential
childcare facilities, camping pro-
grams, and community based coun-
seling services to Florida's needy,
neglected youth and their families.
Their mission is to prevent juve-
nile delinquency and develop
lawful, productive citizens through a
broad range of family-centered serv-
The cornerstone and pride of the
Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches is
the nationally renowned network of
residential childcare campuses, an
array of cottages and villas scattered
throughout the state offering shelter
and promise to needy children.
"Cottage Parents" help each child
develop a strong sense of responsi-
ability and respect through the "work,
study, play, and pray" philosophy.
This, along with counseling and
other services, help deserving boys
and girls develop strong values and
positive behavior as they become
productive young men and women.
Edvena Morrell Brown 85 a re-
tired housekeeper died Sunday, Sep-
tember 18, 2005 in Tallahassee.
The service will be at 4:00 p.m. on
Saturday, September 24, 2005 at
Bethel AME Church in Monticello
with burial at Texas Hill Cemeter,.
also in Monticello. Family will re-
ceive friends (viewing) from 2:00
p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Friday, Sep-
tember 23 at Tillman Funeral Home.
A native of Monticello, Mrs.
Brown was a member of Bethel
AME Church of Monticello where
she served as a stewardess. She was
also a member of Macon Branch
To mourn her passing. Mrs.
Brown leaves three daughters, Ruth
Johnson, Sacramento, CA., Rosa
Harrison, Orlando, FL.,and Peggy
Henson of Monticello along with
several grand and great grandchil-
dren. Mrs. Brown was preceded in
death by her parents, siblings, and
three sons including the Jefferson
County's First Black Commissioner,
the late Clifford Brown.
(See Homes of Mourning page 10)
Waukeenah United Methodist
Fish Fry Set September 30
Coordinators Nicole Honcell and
Christy Clark report that tickets are
still available for the benefit dinner
dance 7 p.m. to 1 a.m., Friday, at
the Country Club.
All proceeds will go to the
American Red Cross to benefit the
Hurricane Katrina Relief Fund.
Tickets are $20 each, a cash bar
will be available and the event is
for adults ages 21 and older.
The dinner will include barbecue
pork, supplied by the Hilltop Res-
taurant, baked ,beans, Cole slaw,
provided by Chicken Delite, maca-
roni salad, provided by Blake's
Rare Door, iced tea and dessert.
Music will be provided by En-
core and 19 South, whose variety
of music will fit the tastes of all.
STickets can be purchased at Jack-
son's Drug Store, Christine's
Fire Rescue Raises
$2,800 In Boot Drive
-. Staff Writer
Jefferson County Fire Rescue held
Fill the Boot Drives for Muscular
Dystrophy on Aug. 26 and 27, and
on Sept. 2 and 3, and raised $2,800,
suprassing last year's total of
Funds raised by the firefighters
give MDA the means to continue
providing direct services to children
and adults with neuromuscular dis-
eases in Northwest Florida,
Thanks are expressed to all the
participants from the volunteer de-
partments as well as the County Fire
Rescue, Russell Aldred, Larry
Bates, Sr. Mary Jane Bates, Jeff
Benton, Don Burton, Mary Jane
Dickey, Frank Hunter, Lucille
Hunter, G'ail Joubert, Joe Michael
Lancos, Lester Lawrence, Jessie-
Matthews, and. Mark Matthews.
Also, Caldwell McCord, David
Morrison, Travis Pichard, Carla Pig-
gott, Stephen Thomas, Tommy Wal-
lace, Sandy Warren, Shane Weaver,
Lynn Wood, Sue Wood, and anyone
else who might have been missed in
The First Baptist Church of Lloyd
welcomes Evangelist Rev. Bill
Jenkins in Revival at the 11 a.m.
and 6 p.m. services Sunday, and 7
p.m. nightly, Monday through
Children's Night will be held on
Sunday e% ering. ', ith "Pack-a-Pew"
on Monday,, peering and Youth
Night on Wednesday evening.
Dinner on the grounds will follow
the Sunday morning service with
special music nightly.
Jenkins brings his "Empowering
Kingdom Growth" preaching to this
community of friends, from Perry,,
IN MEMORY OF
Joe Blake Vinson, Jr.
Joe Blake Vinson, Jr. age 23 a car-
penter, died Saturday, Sept. 17,
2005 in Waukeenah.
The service will be at 6:00 p.m.
Saturday, September 24, 2005 at
The Vinson Residence at Wau-
keenah Plantation, in Waukeenah.
Memorial contributions may be
made to Desire Street Ministries
1716 Magum Rd., Houston, Texas
Survivors include father, Joe
Blake Vinson, Sr. and stepmother
Kim E. Ervin of Waukeenah,
Mother, Ada Neilson from Eugene
Oregon, 2 brothers; Josh Walters,
Durham, N.C. and Neely Chason,
Waukeenah, 2 aunts, Lauralie Vin-
son Roylance and husband Steve,
Palm Harbour, Fla.,Frances Vinson
Bradford, Clearwater, Fla., 1 uncle
Jim M. Ervin, 4 cousins, Lauralie,
Rosalie, Dylan and Annalie, pater-
nal grandmother,Rosalie Vinson of
Palm Harbour, Fla., maternal grand-
father, Thomas Neilson of Destin,
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WITNESS FOR THE PROSECUTION
JACK WILLIAMS AND JAN RICKEY
FRIDAY & SATURDAY
SEPTEMBER 23 & 24
DINNER 6:30 P.M.
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$10 members $12 Others
RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR DINNER
Beauty Salon, Kelly & Kcll' Pi:.p-
erties, or contact the Chamber of
Commerce at 997-5552.
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services, as well as adding to traffic
congestion and increasing the wear
and tear on roads.
Impact fees are a compensatory
tool that allows governments a way
to recoup a portion of the costs they
incur in providing the additional
services required by an increasing
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Waukeenah United Methodist
Church will be hosting its first fish
fry of the season, 5-8 p.m., Friday,
Spokesperson Betty Monroe said
that the fish frys keep the church
connected with other communities
and surrounding areas.
The meal consists of fresh mullet,
coleslaw, hushpuppies, cheese
grits, baked beans and home made
Cost is $9 for adults and $4 for
children 12 and under.
The church is located at the inter-
section of US 27 and 259. Signs
will be posted.
"Everyone is encouraged to come
out, enjoy some good food and
Christian fellowship," said Monroe.
For additional information call
p GOSPEL SING
Redeemed From Tifton, Ga.
September 24, Saturday at 7:00
<0 Lamont, Florida
Join us for refreshments after the sing
Rossi Receives Plaque,
For Contribution To
Sheriffs' Youth Ranches
Coordinators Report Tickets
Still Available For Benefit
MONTICELLO, (FL), NEWS, FRI., SEPTEMBER 23, 2005 PAGE 7
United Way Kickoff
The United Way of the Big Bend
t(UWBB) will hold a, Jefferson
County Campaign Kickoff Break-
fast 7-8 a.m. Tuesday, ,Sept. 27 at
the Jefferson County Senior Citizen
Center, 1155 North Jefferson Street:
The Campaign Kickoff of the
United Way of the Big Bend Com-
munity was held in August at the
Tallahassee Leon 'County Civic
With more then 550 supporters
and staff in attendance, this year's
;goal is set at $6.4 million.
S Jefferson County has been a
0iometown helping hand to the
UWBB since 1943.
,: The slogan for the 2005/2006
Campaign is: United Way, A United
Way To Serve Jefferson County.
David Hobbs and Nan Baughman
Will co-chair the 2005/2006 Cam-
". The 2005/2006 Campaign Com-
mittee will be announced at, the
Anyone interested in serving on
-the committee or making a contribu-
tion may call 997-3825 and leave a
United Way is a locally incorpo-
rated nonprofit organization. The
monies generated last. Campaign
year funded 18 health and human
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service agencies and programs in
Residents are encouraged to con-
sider an increase in their pledges
A. Initially proposed tax levy
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SUWANNEE RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT-'
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CASH BALANCES BROUGHT FORWARD
Special Revenue Total All Funds
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TAXES (.04914 Mi
Ad Valorem Taxes
Documentary Stamp Taxes
PERMIT AND LICENSE FEES
DEP Springs Initiative
DEP Coastal Zone Management Grant
ERP Suwannee River Partnership Grant
Delineated Areas Grant
DOT Mitigation Grant
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MONTICELLO, (FL), NEWS, FRI., SEPTEMBER 23, 2005 PAGE 9
Monticello Men's Softball Team
Wins Class E National Tourney
The Daws Roberts/Marlin
Kinko/BC Power Design
(DRMKBCPD) Men's Softball
Team of Monticello, won the New
South United States Slow-pitch
Softball Association (USSSA)
Men's Class "E" National Tourna-
ment, held in Daphne, AL, Sept. 1.
The men, team, coached by Bill
Hock, and assistant coach Scott
Ferris, defeated both the number
one and number two ranked teams
in the state in the seven game
Five of the seven games were
won by DRMKBCPD with the ten-
run rule, winning six of the seven
games and losing one.
In. the first game, DRMKBCPD
faced the "Long Shots", the num-
ber one ranked team in the state,
and won 18-4, for a 10 run rule
In the second game, the Monti-
cello men went against "Who's
Next", the number two ranked team
and lost by one run.
They faced off for the second
time against the "Long Shots", in
the third game, and won 18-2,
again by the 10 run rule.
In the fourth game of the tourna-
ment, they squared off against
"Voodoo" and scoring nine runs in
the bottom of the seventh inning,
and won by one run.
DRMKBCPD played the "Under-
dogs" in the fifth game taking the
win by the 10 run -rule and faced
off against "Who's Next". They
took victories in both games by the
Todd Gunderson was awarded
the Offensive MVP honors for bat-
ting an impressive .781 and second
baseman Mike "Spike" Holm was
awarded with the Defensive MVP
Award for turning several double-
plays, and playing an error-free
game all throughout the day.
Ferris added that Holm and short-
stop Billy Bob Willis work so well
together that their teammates referee
to them as "The Monticello Con-
Other local members of the team
include Gleri "Spud" Bullock and
Billy "BJ" Johnson.
The team advances to the World
Tournament held in Panama City
Sept. 30 through Oct. 2.
Ferris said that there is usually
anywhere from'80 to 100 teams in
the, tournament and that trying to
predict how the men would per- -
form would be difficult to do.
"I see no reason that we won't
finish in at least the top five
- teams," he added.
"BC Power Design is owned by
local resident Bruce Collins and we
want to thank him for his sponsor-
ship over the last couple of years,"
ACA Varsity Cheerleaders hold this routine for our camera
during a recent practice session: L-R: Shaye Eason,
Amanda Sapp, Suzanne Walker, Brittany Hobbs, Taylor
Rykard, Caitlin Murphy, Angie Steinberg. Top L-R: Joanna
Cobb, Ramsey Revell. (News Photo)
Because of water damage to the
Howard Middle School gym floor,
there will be no girls volleyball this
year at the school.
Coach Corrine Stephenis said that
during the summer, the gym roof
leaked and the floor is now se-
verely warped and unfit for play.
She added that she regrets not be7-
ing able to have a volleyball team
this year but she was confident that
the work on repairs to the roof and
floor would be completed in time
for basketball season.
Superintendent Phil Barker said
that bids were currently beino ac-
cepted for repairs to the gymna-
sium roof, which is covered under
the school's insurance policy.
He said that once the repairs are
complete and there is no more leak-
age, follow-up repairs on the gym
floor will be made, also through the
"It should be done in the next
;se eral months or so," said Barker.
"We do not envision the repairs
causing a problem with basketball
season this year, but we do have a'
Plan-B if repairs are not complete.
"If we have to work out a sched-
ule for practices and games at ei-
ther the old high school gym or the
new high school gym, we'll do
that," he added.
Barker concluded that the HMS
students would be moved over to
the new high school location next
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should be development plans before
you before -we open the floodgates,
and that's what we're doing heqe.
That's my concern."
Commission Chairman Skeet Joy-
ner's response to the expressed con-
cern was: "Okay. Do I hear a
Which motion to approve was
made immediately and the amend-
ment adopted unanimously.
Commissioners were next sched-
uled to hold a final public hearing
on the revised Development Code, a
project that has been in the making
for almost five years now. .
Once again, however, the hearing
had to be rescheduled because of an
error in the public notice that listed
the meeting for Sept. 18, instead of
Sept. 15. -
Commissioners, in fact, were
scheduled to hold a joint meeting
with planners 7 p.m. Thursday jto
explore how and why public notice
errors are occurring so frequently? I'
In recent months, a series of pub-
lic hearings and meetings have had
to be rescheduled because of jri-
,ous errors in the legal advertise-
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recent practice session. Warriors faces Pan-
The Aucilla Christian Academy
.fell to Florida High, 24-6, making
the season record 1-2.
Coach Ray Hughes said that
game statistics were hot available
at press time because his team stat-
istician had to leave in the middle
of the game when his son, running
back Matt Bishop sustained a deep
cut to the back of his wrist and had
Jefferson County High School
invites the parents of all students to
the school's Parent's Night Out,
5-7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 29.
Dinner will be served in the
cafeteria from 5:30 until 6:15, fol-
lowed by a brief program.
There is no charge for the meal,
consisting of spaghetti with meat
sauce, garden fresh salad, hot rolls
and butter, pineapple cake, and iced
Parents will have the opportunity
to visit the classrooms following
No RSVP is required and parents
are strongly urged to come out, and
see what is happening at the school.
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PAGE 10, MONTICELLO, (FL), NEWS, FRI., SEPTEMBER 23, 2005
Homes Of Mourning
(Continued From Page 6)
Tonya Grayer Anderson
Tonya Grayer Anderson, age 36, a
office clerk, died Sunday, Septem-
Sber 18, 2005 in Tallahassee, FL.
The service will be at 1:00 p.m.
On Saturday, September 24, 2005 at
Bethel AME Church, Monticello,
F Viewing will be from 2:00 p.m. to
8:00 p.m. on Friday, September 23,
,2005 at Tillman Funeral Home,
A native and long time resident of
Monticello, Ms. Anderson was a
member of Bethel AME Church and
was a 1998 graduate of Jefferson
County High School. She was a for-
mer clerk for a temporary employ-
She is survived by her loving hus-
band, Bob E. Anderson, Jr., her par-
ents John W. And Lillie McCray
Grayer Jr., of Monticello, Florida,
her brother, John W. Grayer, III and
Eric Evans and a sister, Jacqueline
Grayer, all of Monticello, her pater-
nal grandmother, Edith Green of
Monticello and her in-laws, Bob, Sr.
and Mary Anderson of Tallahassee,
along with several aunts, uncles, and
other relatives and friends.
The family expresses their sincere
gratitude to all and encourages your
support of Big Bend Hospice.
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Friday, September 23, 2005
7:00 p.m. 1:00 a.m.
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programs available to help them achieve the American Dream."
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NOTICE OF SALE The District School
Board of Jefferson County will receive
sealed bids on surplus vehicles in the office
of the school superintendent, Desmond M.
Bishop administration Building, 1490 W.
Washington Street, Monticello, FL 32344,
until 2:00 p.m. on Friday, October 14,
2005. No bid will be received after that
time. Please mark on envelope, "Surplus
Vehicle Bid." Bids will be tabulated at
2:00 p.m. and presented to the School
Board at the regular board meeting on
Monday, November 14, 2005 at 6:00 p.m.
Please call Willie Carr, Transportation
Supervisor at 850-342-0136 to set up an
appointment to inspect the vehicles. The
Board reserves the right to reject any or
all bids. Vehicles must be removed from
school board premises within ten (10) days
after bids are awarded. 1993 INH/TH
1HVBBPLN8PN524215 DT-360 AT-545
65 Pass. As is Bus #93-19 1993 INH/TH
1HVBBPLN3PH524316 DT-360 AT-545
65 Pass. As is #93-36 1968 Ford % T Pick-
Up F24ALD4741 As is Vehicle #75 1987
Dodge Pick-Up 1B7HD14T3HS349638 As
is vehicle #27 1989 GMC Pick-Up
IGTDC14HOKZ548514 As is vehicle #58
1986 Chev. SW 1G18N35H8FX126125 As
is vehicle #26 1988 GMC/CARGO Van
2GTDG25H8C453263 As is Vehicle
i#01 1988 GMC Pick-Up
1GTDC14HXJZ544016 As is Vehicle #21
1971 Chev. 4x4 Pick-Up KE141S679750
As is Vehicle #15 1980 IHC Wrecker
IHTAAI7BHB13090 As is Vehicle #49
Obsolete buses a $2,000 minimum.
9/23. 9/30, c
NOTICE OF LAND DEVELOPMENT
CODE PROPOSED CHANGE Jefferson
County Commission will have a public
hearing on the following proposed land de-
velopment code change on October 20,
2005 at 7:00 p.m. in the courtroom of the
Jefferson County courthouse located at the
intersection of U.S. Highways 90 and 19.
The meeting may be continued as neces-
sary. JEFFERSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSION-
ERS ORDINANCE NO. __ AN ORDI-
NANCE OF JEFFERSON COUNTY
FLORIDA, PROVIDING FOR FINDINGS
OF FACT; PROVIDING FOR PURPOSE;
AMENDING THE LAND DEVELOP-
MENT CODE SECTION 9.02.07, NO-
TICE REQUIREMENTS; CHANGING
NOTICE REQUIREMENTS RELATING
TO THE POSTING OF SIGNS; PROVID-
ING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVID-
ING FOR CONFLICT; PROVIDING
FOR INCORPORATION INTO THE
COMPREHENSIVE PLAN; PROVIDING
FOR AUTHORITY; AND PROVIDING
FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. The infor-
mation regarding the proposed ordinance
is available at the Jefferson County plan-
ning office 277 N. Mulberry St., Monti-
cello, FL. From the Florida "Government
in the Sunshine Manual", page 36, para-
graph c: Each board, commission, or
agency of this state or of any political sub-
division thereof shall include in the notice
of any meeting or hearing, if notice of
meeting or hearing is required, of such
board, commission, or agency, conspicu-
ously on such notice, the advice that, if a
person decides to appeal any decision
made by the board, agency, or commission
with respect to any matter considered at
such meeting or hearing, he or she will
need a record of the proceedings, and that,
for such purpose, he or she may need to
ensure that a verbatim record of the pro-
ceedings, is made, which record includes
the testimony and evidence upon which the
appeal is to be based.
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BATE DIVISION IN RE: ESTATE OF
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File number: NOTICE OF ADMIN-
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tate of FRANCES GENTLE SMITH.
deceased, File Number 05-92-PR is pend-
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County, Florida, Probate Division, the ad-
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house, Room 10, Monticello, Florida
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NOTIFIED THAT: All persons on whom
this notice is served who have objections
that challenge the qualifications of the per-
sonal representative, venue, or jurisdiction
of this Court are required to file their ob-
jections with this Court WITHIN THE
LATER OF THREE MONTHS AFTER
THE DATE OF THE FIRST PUBLICA-
TION OF THIS NOTICE OR THIRTY
DAYS AFTER THE DATE OF SERVICE
OF A COPY OF THIS NOTICE ON
THEM. All creditors of the decedent and
other persons having claims or demands
against decedent's estate on whom a copy
of this notice is served within three months
after the date of the first publication of
this notice must file their claims with this
Court WITHIN THE LATER OF THREE
MONTHS AFTER THE DATE OF THIS
FIRST PUBLICATION OF THIS NO-
TICE OR THIRTY DAYS AFTER THE
DATE OF SERVICE OF A COPY OF
THIS NOTICE ON THEM. All other
creditors of the decedent and persons hav-
ing claims or demands against the estate of
the decedent must file their claims with
this court WITHIN THREE MONTHS
AFTER THE DATE OF THE FIRST
PUBLICATION OF THIS NOTICE. ALL
CLAIMS AND OBJECTIONS NOT SO
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The date of the first publication of this No-
tice is September 23, 2005. Attorney For
Personal, Representative: T. BUCKING-
HAM BIRD, P.O. BOX 247 Monticello,
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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT OF
FLORIDA, IN AND FOR JEFFERSON
COUNTY CIVIL DIVISION BANK ONE
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION, AS TRUS-
TEE F/K/A FIRST NATIONAL BANK
OF CHICAGO, AS TRUSTEE, IN
TRUST FOR THE REGISTERED HOLD-
ERS OF DELTA FUNDING HOME EQ-
UITY LOAN ASSET-BACKED
CERTIFICATES, SERIES 1999-2, Plain-
tiff, vs. HENRY MINTON; JEFFERSON
COUNTY, FLORIDA; and UNKNOWN
TENANTS/OWNERS Defendants. Case
No. 00-301-CA-1 NOTICE OF SALE No-
tice is hereby given, pursuant to Final
Judgment of Foreclosure for Plaintiff en-
tered in this cause on September 13, 2005,
in the Circuit Court of Jefferson County,
Florida, I will sell the property situated in
Jefferson County, Florida described as:
ALL THAT CERTAIN LAND SITUATE
IN THE N VA OF THE SW / OF SEC-
TION 31, TOWNSHIP 3 NORTH.
RANGE 6 EAST, LYING WEST OF TIE
PUBLIC ROAD KNOWN AS THE
"SALT ROAD", WHICH IS ENCLOSED
WITHIN THE FOLLOWING BOUND-
ARY LINES, TO WIT: BEGINNING AT
THE INTERSECTION OF THE WE,4T
PAGE 12, MONTICELLO, (FL), NEWS, FRI., SEPTEMBER 23, 2005
BORDER OF SAID "SALT ROAD"
WITH THE NORTH LINE OF SAID N A
QF THE SW '/ OF SAID SECTION 31,
TOWNSHIP AND RANGE AFORESAID,
AND RUNNING THENCE WEST 210
YARDS, THENCE RUNNING SOUTH 70
YARDS, THENCE RUNNING EAST 210
YARDS, MORE OR LESS, AND TO THE
WEST BORDER OF SAID PUBLIC
ROAD, AND THENCE RUNNING IN
THE NORTHERLY DIRECTION
,ALONG THE WEST BORDER OF SAID
'PUBLIC ROAD, 70 YARDS, MORE OR
,IESS, AND TO THE POINT OF BEGIN-
NING, CONTAINING 3 ACRES, MORE
6R LESS. THIS PROPERTY LYING IN
JEFFERSON COUNTY, STATE OF
FLORIDA. And commonly known as:
Route 2, Box 57, Monticello, Florida,
32344, at public sale, to the highest and
blest bidder, for cash, Sales are held at the
north door of the Jefferson County Court-
house, on November 1st at 11 o'clock A.M.
Iated this 13 day of September, 2005
Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Jeri B
Pearson Deputy Clerk. If you are a person
)vith a disability who needs any accommo-
dation in order to participate in this pro-
cyeding, you are entitled, at no cost to you,
to the provision of certain assistance.
P.jease contact David N. Berrien, Leon
County Courthouse, Tallahassee, Florida
32301 (850) 488-1357 within 2 working
days of your receipt of this notice; if you
." r.. :
are hearing or voice impaired, call 1-800-
9/16, 23, c
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE 2ND
JUDICIAL CIRCUIT, IN AND FOR JEF-
FERSON COUNTY, FLORIDA GEN-
ERAL JURISDICTION DIVISION CASE
NO: 05-2005-24-CA CITIFINANCIAL
SERVICES, INC., SUCCESSOR BY
MERGER TO CITIFINANCIAL SERV-
ICES, INC., 344, LLC SUCCESSOR BY
MERGER TO ASSOCIATES FINAN-
CIAL SERVICES COMPANY OF FLOR-
IDA, INC., SUCCESSOR BY MERGER
TO ASSOCIATES FINANCIAL SERV-
ICES OF AMERICA, INC. PLAINTIFF
VS. ELLA MAE PETERSON, IF
LIVING, AND IF DEAD, THE UN-
KNOWN SPOUSE, HEIRS, DEVISEES,
GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIENORS,
. CREDITORS, TRUSTEES AND ALL
OTHER PARTIES CLAIMING AN IN-
TEREST BY, THROUGH, UNDER OR
AGAINST ELLA MAE PETERSON;
WILLIAM G. PETERSON; HOUSE-
HOLD FINANCE CORPORATION III;
JOHN DOE AND JANE DOE AS UN-
KNOWN TENANTS IN POSSESSION
DEFENDANTS) NOTICE OF FORE-
CLOSURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to a Summary Final
Judgment of Foreclosure dated September
13, 2005 entered in Civil Case No. 05-
2005-24-CA of the Circuit Court of the
2ND Judicial Circuit in and for JEFFER-
SON County, MONTICELLO, Florida, I
will sell to the highest and best bidder for
cash at THE NORTH DOOR at the JEF-
FERSON County Courthouse located at
JEFFERSON COUNTY COURTHOUSE,
ROOM 10 in MONTICELLO, Florida, at
11:00 a.m. on the 13th day of October,
2005 the following described property as
set forth in said Summary Final
Judgment, to-wit: THAT CERTAIN
PIECE OR PARCEL OF LAND SITU-
ATED IN THE SOUTHEAST QUARTER
OF THE NORTHWEST QUARTER (SE
V OF NW ') OF SECTION 21, IN
TOWNSHIP I NORTH, RANGE 5 EAST,
WHICH IS ENCLOSED WITHIN THE
FOLLOWING BOUNDARY LINES, TO-
WIT: BEGINNING AT THE SOUTH-
WEST CORNER OF THAT CERTAIN
TWO ACRE TRACT OF LAND WHICH
WAS CONVEYED UNTO LUVENIA
WILLIAMS BY BEN EDWARDS, JR.,
AND MINNIE EDWARDS, HIS WIFE,
BY DEED DATED NOVEMBER IST
1938 AND OF RECORD IN THE OF-
FICE OF THE CLERK OF THE CIR-
CUIT COURT OF JEFFERSON
COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN DEED BOOK
"YY" PAGE 251 AND TO WHICH REF-
ERENCE IS HEREBY EXPRESSLY
MADE AND RUNNING THENCE IN A
ALONG THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID
LANDS SO CONVEYED AS AFORE-
SAID TO SAID LUVENIA WILLIAMS, A
DISTANCE OF 420 FEET, THENCE
WEST A DISTANCE OF 630 FEET,
MORE OR LESS, AND TO THE WEST
LINE OF SAID SE 'A OF NW OF SAID
SECTION 21, TOWNSHIP AND RANGE
AFORESAID, THENCE RUNNING
NORTH A DISTANCE OF 420 FEET,
MORE OR LESS, AND TO A POINT
DUE WEST OF THE POINT OF BEGIN-
NING AND THENCE RUNNING EAST A
DISTANCE OF 208.7 FEET, MORE OR
LESS, AND TO THE POINT OF BEGIN-
NING. THE ABOVE DESCRIBED
PROPERTY BEING THE SAME PROP-
ERTY DEEDED TO JOHN HUNDLEY
AND LIZZIE HUNDLEY, HUSBAND
AND WIFE, BY BEN EDWARDS, JR.,
AND MINNIE EDWARDS, HIS WIFE,
BY DEED DATED THE 14TH DAY OF
FEBRUARY A.D. 1953 AND OF RE-
CORD IN THE OFFICE OF THE
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT OF
JEFFERSON COUNTY, FLORIDA, IN
DEED BOOK "00-" PAGE 420 AND TO
WHICH REFERENCE IS HEREBY EX-
PRESSLY MADE. SAVINGS AND EX-
CEPTING FROM THE ABOVE
DESCRIBED PROPERTY: ONE (1)
ACRE OF LAND, MORE OR LESS, IN
THE NORTHWEST CORNER ,OF THE
ABOVE DESCRIBED LAND MEASUR-
ING 210 FEET MORE OR LESS NORTH
AND SOUTH AND 210 FEET MORE OR
LESS EAST AND WEST. THIS BEING
THE SAME ONE ACRE OF LAND
MORE OR LESS DEEDED BY WILLIE
LANE JOINED BY HIS WIFE, MATTIE
B. LANE, TO JOHN HUNDLEY, JR., BY
DEED DATED THE 8TH DAY OF
AUGUST A.D. 1975. Dated this 13th day
of September, 2005. Carl D. Boatwright
Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Jeri B.
Pearson Deputy Clerk. IN ACCOR-
DANCE WITH THE AMERICANS
WITH DISABILITIES ACT, persons with
disabilities needing a special accommoda-
tion should contact COURT ADMIN-
ISTRATION, at the JEFFERSON County
Courthouse at 904-997-3595, 1-800-955-
8771 (TDD) or 1-800-955-8770, via Florida
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF THE
SECOND JUDICIAL CIRCUIT IN AND
FOR JEFFERSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
CIVIL ACTION THE BANK OF NEW
YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE HOLD-
ERS OF THE EQUICREDIT CORPORA-
TION ASSET BACKED
CERTIFICATES, SERIES 2001-2, Plain-
tiff, vs. THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES,
LIENORS, CREDITORS, TRUSTEES,
OR OTHER CLAIMANTS CLAIMING
BY, THROUGH, UNDER, MAGGIE
HENRY WEBSTER A/K/A MAGGIE
Septic Tank & Land Clearing 5
S Complete Septic Service & Repair
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T TDTC $1.70PK +TAX
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315 Waukeenah Hwy.
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AX $1.99 CAN
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Crstal Lighter w/ct purchase
nice selection of leather purses.
cept all manufacturer coupons.
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Monticello, Florida 32344
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Fax (850) 997-0692
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PH: 997-2296 CELL: 508-2383
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Building *Culvert Installation *Fill Dirt
Billy Simmons, Owner
Backhoe and Hauling Septic Tack Contractor &
Phone: (850) 997-0877
SCll: (850) 509-1465
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(on Carroll Hill) 229-226-0717
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Madison, Flprida 32340
BEST PRICES IN TOWN
WE WILL NOT BE UNDERSOLDI
BELL WEBSTER A/K/A MAGGIE BELL
HENRY WEBSTER, DECEASED, et al,
Defendant(s). NOTICE OF FORECLO-
SURE SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY
GIVEN pursuant to a Final Judgment of
Mortgage Foreclosure dated September
13, 2005 and entered in Case NO. 2005-86-
CA of the Circuit Court of the SECOND
Judicial Circuit in and for JEFFERSON
County, Florida where in THE BANK OF
NEW YORK, AS TRUSTEE FOR THE
HOLDERS OF THE EQUICREDIT COR-
PORATION ASSET BACKED CERTIFI-
CATES, SERIES 2001-2, is the Plaintiff
and THE UNKNOWN HEIRS, DEVI-
SEES, GRANTEES, ASSIGNEES, LIEN-
ORS, 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; HENRY KING
WEBSTER A/K/A HENRY K. WEBSTER
AS AN HEIR OF THE ESTATE OF
MAGGIE HENRY WEBSTER A/K/A
MAGGIE BELL WEBSTER A/K/A
MAGGIE BELL HENRY WEBSTER,
DECEASED; ANY AND ALL UN-
KNOWN 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
MONTICELLO, (FL), NEWS, FRI., SEPTEMBER 23, 2005 PAGE 13
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MAY CLAIM AN INTEREST AS
SPOUSES, HEIRS, DEVISEES, OR
OTHER CLAIMANTS; TENANT #1
N/K/A HENRY WEBSTER are the Defen-
dants, I will sell to the highest and best
bidder for cash at NORTH DOOR OF
THE COURTHOUSE LOBBY IN JEF-
FERSON COUNTY, MONTICELLO,
FLORIDA at 11:00AM, on the 13th day of
October, 2005, the following described
property as set forth in said Final Judg-
ment: THE NORTH HALF OF THE
EAST HALF OF LOT 20, OF WIRICK'S
EASTERN ADDITION TO THE TOWN
OF MONTICELLO, JEFFERSON
COUNTY, FLORIDA, MEASURING 100
FEET BY 100 FEET AND BOUNDED ON
THE NORTH BY BLOOMER (MADI-
SON) STREET, ON THE EAST BY
WIRICK STREET. A/K/A 535 N Wirick
Street, Monticello, FL 32344 WITNESS
MY HAND and the seal of this court on
September 13, 2005. Dale Boatwright
Clerk of the Circuit Court By: Jeri B
9/16, 9/23, c
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT IN AND FOR
JEFFERSON COUNTY, FLORIDA
CASE NO. 05-155-CA. MORTGAGE
ELECTRONIC REGISTRATION SYS-
TEMS, INC. PLAINTIFFSS, vs. VE-
LICIA J. SMITH, ET. AL,
DEFENDANTS) AFFIDAVIT OF DILI-
GENT SEARCH AND INQUIRY STATE
OF: FLORIDA COUNTY OF: JEFFER-
SON Before' me, the undersigned
authority, this day personally appeared,
Jennifer Kilfoyle, of Accu Search, Inc.,
who upon being first duly sworn, upon her
oath, deposes and, says: Affiant is an em-
ployee of "Accu-Search, Inc.," and states
she has made due and diligent search and
inquiry to discover the name and resi-
dence of the subject person by performing
each of the following acts set forth, as par-
licularl as is known to affiant, below. Af-
ter diligent search and-inquiry by affiant,
the residence of the subject person is un-
known to the affiant., SUBJECT NAME
N ELICIA J. SMITH AND UNKNOWN
SPOUSE OF VELICIA J. SMITH LAST
KNOWN ADDRESS OF ABOVE SUB-
JECT: UNKNOWN CURRENT RESI-
DENCE IS UNKNOWN. A. INQUIRY OF
CREDIT INFORMATION: 1. SOCIAL
SECURITY NUMBER: XXX-XX-0263 In-
quiry shows ss# with address of 1430
FLORIDA AVE., MONTICELLO, FL
;32344 There is no 'phone listing for our
subject at this address. 2. EMPLOYMENT
'SEARCH: No current employment infor-
*mation could be found. 3. INQL'IR_ OF
CREDITORS: Credit file shows address
of: 1430 FLORIDA AVE., MONTI-
CELLO, FL 32344 There:is no phone list-
'ing''for our subject at this address.
Creditors -contacted show the same ad-
dress. B. INQUIRY OF TELEPHONE
COMPANY: 1. DIRECTORY ASSIS-
'TANCE SEARCH: Directory assistance
stated there is no, phone listing for our sub-
ject in: Monticello, FL C. INQUIRY OF
NEIGHBORS AT LAST KNOWN AD-
DRESS: Unable to contact neighbors. Last
address unknown. D, INQUIRN OF MO-
TOR -VEHICLE DIVISION DEPART-
MENT: 1. DRIVERS 6 LICENSE
SEARCH: D.L.# S530-870-55-865-0 shows
address of: 1430 FLORIDAAVE., MON-
TICELLO, FL 32344 E. ,FREEDOM OF
INFORMATION ACT INQUIRY MADE
TO U.S. POSTAL SERVICE: No change
of address on record. F. FLORIDA VES-.
SEL SEARCH: No record. G. NATION-
WIDE MASTERFILE DEATH SEARCHi
No record. H. UNKNOWN SPOUSE
SEARCH: During our investigation, we
were unable to determine and verify if the
subject has a spouse or not. I. OTHER
INQUIRES: Property taxes are being sent
to the property address. Florida Depart-
ment of Corrections and Jefferson County
Sheriff Dept. have no record of subject be-
ing currently incarcerated. Utility compa-
'nies cannot provide any information on
their clientele. J. DEFENDANT IS OVER.
,THE AGE OF 18 (EIGHTEEN YEARS.
K. AFFIANT HAS CONDUCTED SUCH
DILIGENT SEARCH AND INQUIRY IN
ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 49.041,
FLORIDA STATUTES. L. ADDRESSES)
ATTEMPTED BY PROCESS SERVER:
PROCESS SERVER ATTEMPTED
SERVICE AT: 1430 FLORIDA AVE.,
MONTICELLO, FL 32344 PROCESS
SERVER STATES: VACANT. JENNI-
FER KILFOYLE, ACCU-SEARCH, INC.
202 S. ROME AVE. SUITE 195 TAMPA,
FL 33606 SUBSCRIBED AND SWORN
TO BEFORE ME THIS 13TH DAY OF
JULY, 2005 BY AFFIANT WHO IS PER-
SONALLY KNOWN TO ME.
9/16, 9/23, C
HELP WANTED ,!:.:'. -
Cashier Needed. Experienced, reliable
with own transportation. Must be
flexible with hours. Progression to
management for right candidates.,
Call 997-3538 ex. 5.
9/21, 23, 28, 30, c
Jefferson County Youth Council has
two (2) positions available as Student
Advocates. Positions are part-time, 20
hrs weekly, with salary range of
$10.00--$12.50 per hour. Individuals
must have experience in
counseling/behavioral skills, excellent
computer skills, the ability to work
with diverse ethnic groups, ability to
work very flexible hours with
students, parents, school and
community partners. Individuals
must have excellent oral and written
communication skills. All applicants
must clear all background screening
requirements. Interested individuals
must submit a resume by September
28, 2005 to: Jefferson County Teen
Center, P.O. Box 346, Monticello,
9/21, 23, c
Taking Applications. Our business is
striping, seal coating, asphalt repair,
etc. Ideal candidate can take on
anything and doe it right without
supervision. EOE. Druggies need not
Part-time must be: dependable and
work most Saturdays. Apply in
person @ Coffee Break 190 N.
Jefferson St. 997-9996.
9/21, 23, c
Carpenter help needed. Must be
experienced, dependable, and have
transportation and tools. If you have
these things please give us a call @
9/21, 23, 28, 30, pd
Stylist needed, in busy salon, in
Tallahassee. Flexible hours,
guaranteed base pay, plenty of
walk-ins. (850)545-0991, leave name
9/23, 28, pd
Methodist Church Little Angels
Preschool has opening for afternoon
and substitute teachers. Applicants
must be Christian and have required
child care courses. Please call Connie
9/14, 16, 21, 23, c
Director of music ministries, PT
position available. First United
Methodist of Monticello.. Applicants'
must have experience in choral
direction. Responsibilities include
directing and rehearsing the, Chancel
Choir for the 11am Sund'ay service
Participation' in other sen ices as
appropriate. Fax to 850-997-6121 or
send to FUMC324 W. \\alnut St.
9/14, 16, 21, 23, c
Horse farm help wanted. 15
hoursisseek in .exchange for living'
accommodations. References & farm
experience required. No smoking.'
9/16, 21, 23, 28, pd
Waitress/Cashier, part-time. Apply in
person to Court Yard Cafe, 110 East
9 16. tfn, c
SDela Land Surveyors, Inc. is looking
for Instrument Man and Rodman for
full time positions. Experience a plus,
but not necessary, we are willing to
train. Apply in person at 440 South
Jefferson St., Monticello, FL.
Florida Department of
Transportation has a vacancy in
Madison County for the following
position: Position Number: 55004540
Broad Band Title: Highsay
Maintenance Workers. Level 1
'Working title: Highway Maintenance
Technician Last date to I apply:
September, 16, 2005 For more job
information: call 850/838-5800. To
apply. online go, to
n.htm or call People First at
1-877-562-7287. The Department of
Transportation is an Equal
Affirmative Action and Drug Free
Leading national propane marketer
Southeast Propane has immediate
opening for an energetic route sales
driver for their Monticello based
operation. Candidates must possess
strong customer service skills, team
player attitude along with a Class B
CDL ;license with an air brake
endorsement and have the ability to
obtain a hazmat & tanker
endorsement. Clean driving record a
must. Excellent starting salary with
competitive benefit program for the
qualified candidate. EOE. Apply by
Fax 850-997-2808 or in person @ 500
South Jefferson St. Monticello Fl.
8/10, tfn, c
Now Hiring for.2005 postal positions
$17.50-$59.00+/hr 'full benefits/paid
training and vacations. No experience.
necessary (800)584-1775 Reference #
$600 weekly working through the
government part-time. No experience.
A lot of opportunities. (800)493-3688
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).
Appliance Repairs: washers, dryers,
stoves, refrigerators. Owned and op-
erated by Andy Rudd. 997-5648.
Mr. Stump: Stump Grinding.
509-8530, quick responses.
Kelly's Cleaning Service. Residential
and commercial, large or small. "The
Personal Service Touch" to the
professional job you need in your
home or business. Call 694-8558.
9/16, 21, 23, 28, 30, 10/5, pd
Local representative for: Stanley
Home Products, Watkins Products,
Tidings of Love angel pins, Happy
Home Flavoring & Knives, at your
service. Cal! 997-3339.
9/7, 9, 16, 23, 30, 10/7, pd
,D&S REPAIRS: 997-4015, 997-4189.
Small engines, tractors, ATV's,
9/9, 16, 23, 30, 10/7, pd
Backhoe Service: Driveways, roads,
ditches, tree and shrub removal, burn
piles. Contact Gary Tuten @ 997-
Healthy Weight Loss available only at
Jackson's Drug, Hoodiacol is
designed to curb the appetite, burn
fat and increase energy levels
resulting in considerable weight loss
over time. Hoodiacol consist of 3 key'
ingredients incorporated into rice
bran oil with natural flavorings to
give it a palpable taste. In addition to
weight loss, you may see benefits for'
the hair, skin and Jnails from the
Omega 3 and Omega 6 found in rice
bran oil. Hoodia gordonii is a cactus
found in the Kalahari Desert of South
FOR SALE -
'93 Ford Aerostar, 6 cyl., runs good,
excellent fuel mileage, $950. OBO.
Hunter Green recliner, excellent
condition, never used, $300. OBO.
9/21, 23, pd
Riding mower, MTD 16hp 46 in cut,
great condition, $500.00. Don @
9/21, 23, pd
METAL ROOFING SAVE $$$ By
Direct From Manufacturer. 20 colors
in stock with all Accessories. Quick
turn around! Delivery Available Toll
Queen mattress set, double pillow top.
New in plastic with warranty. $150.
6 Pc. Full/queen bedroom set. New
boxes, sacrifice $550. 850-222-7783
Cherry Sleigh Bed $250. Brand new,
solid wood. 850-222-9879
New leather sofa and love seat. $750,
can deliver. 850-222-2113
New Bedroom' Set: Beautiful cherry
Louis Philippe 8-piece wood -, King
sleigh bed, dresser, mirror, chest, 2
night stands. Sug. List $4600,- sell
Africa. Unsurpassed as an appetite NEW Brand Name !King Mattress
suppressant, it not only limits appetite Set,- $250, in factory plastic,-
but increases the sense of satiety. This warranty. 850-425-8374
tends to limit total caloric intake b> '6/3, tfn
30-40% without experiencing hunger. NEW QUEEN mattress and base.
Significant "eight loss should result Never used,- in unopened plastic.-
from such a drop in caloric intake. Must sell $125. 850-545-7112
*s/d 5/18, tfn. 6/3, tfn
Do you want to be just a Christian, FORMAL DINING ROOM Brand
with no denominational names, creeds new cherry table with 6 chairs and
,or practices? Jesus established His' lighted china cabinet. $3K retail, sell
church called the church of Christ 'for $999. 850-425-8374
and you can be a member of it. We 6/3, tfn *
are ready to help if you. are ready to MATTRESS SET'- New full set with
learn. Call: 997-3466. factory warranty, $99, call
1/29 tfn (10/3) 850-22.-7783
Home Health' Care Enninmen 6..t tin
Jackson's Drug Store. We bill
Medicare Call for assessment of
your needs- 997-3553. UPS NON
$500 POLICE IMPOUNDS Cars'
from $500! Tax repos, US Marshall'
and IRS sales! Cars, Trucks, SUV's,
Toyota's, Honda's, Chevy's and
more! For listings call (800)571-0225
Overlook the lake from your private
deck. 1900 sq. ft. 3 bdrm, 2' bath.
home. $725 per month. Call HB, at
9/23, 28, 30, 10/5, pd
3 BDRM, 1 'A B w/office garage, nice
house, in town. Fenced back yard
w/nice size shed. $700 per month
6/'22, tfn, c
Loaders, Dump Trucks,
Next Class: Oct 3rd
Train in Florida
-Job Placement Assistance
Associated Training Services
Special Flashings Made All Types Warranted Metal Available
Cut to your desired lengths .Delivery Service Available
Call Toll-Free 888-393-0335 352-498-0778 Horseshoe Beach, Fl.
SWe accept -all vouchers
2/2 $615 ~ 3/2 $715 ~ 4/2 $895 ~$!
Pool & Youth Activities
Seeking highly motivated and
enthusiastic manager to operate
Arby's in Monticello.
Competitive Salary, Bonus,
Paid Holidays & Vacation.
Call Gerry at
KELLY & KELLY
215 N. Jeffersnn St.
D :nt.: .n I.:. I: IIc.
(850).997-5516 ww cbkk.con
-Landi Jefferson Cowsty-
6 Acres-hunting or a nice getaway, south
of Aucilla $24,900
Building Lots- rare find in the City,
just over a half acre. $50,000
S 6.99 Acres of Open Field Some
g Restrictions, site built homes $83,880
a 9.25 Wooded Acres- Western Jefferson
Co. many excellent homesites $138,750
Lake Miccosukee Waterfront Wooded
property with Creek 16.50 Ac. off of Hvwy
90 in Tallahassee $288,750
m fany OtFier Properties .tvailade
A AAl A AA A A..
A E s '-.y 'f .^ .^ .y
Government Farms Road 5 or 10 acres
buyers choice hillside planted pines
Raise Your Family in the Country
comfortable 4 bedroom 3 bath home on
Five acres with guest cottage/playhouse,
A big shop, pasture, pecans and a pool a
real dream for a growing family $400,000
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
k in a grove of ancient pecan trees and a hay-
field meant for galloping $150,000
Like New Home built in 2002, 3 bedrooms
S 2 baths, 1964 sq. ft., ceramic tile and hard-
wood floors, cathedral ceiling, fireplace and
a screened porch, 1 acre Now only
Horse Farm 29 acre horse farm big dou-
blewide w/ fireplace, stables, round pen in
kA remote,.oaks, pond, north of Greenville only
Near Leon County 10 mostly open ac, cor-
k ner of Paul Thompson and Julia Road only
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 only $1,200,000
Choice Building Lots in Town on Morris
Road call for details $10,000 to $40,000
Don't Miss this One--Under Contract
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
Check Out This One! 8 acres with big
doublewide and small house on a pretty old
hillside close to Leon County off Julia Road
Prime Commercial Property US 19
South near Pizza Hut and Jefferson Builders
Near Whitehouse Road 5 acres mostly
open on a hillside, county road $75,000
Home Site close to town on West Groo-
verville Road only $14,500
SOLD Christmas Acres 3 bedroom 2
bath double wide with new galvanized alumi-
num roof and vinyl siding, 3 sheds, fish pond,
fenced on 2.4 acres only $86,500
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PAGE 14, MC i ( ,0, (FL), NEWS, FRI., SEPTEMBER 23, 2005
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SAM MADISON of VFW Post 251 right, raises the
POW/MIA and US flags outside the Sheriff's Office. L-R:
Deputy Chief Bill Bullock WW II Veteran Leroy Reese, Of-
ficer of Day Don Nicolson, Commander Raymond Henry,
Byron Barnhart (behind pole,) Sheriff David Hobbs. (News
August Rainfall Here
Rainfall for the County in August_
was at 10.18 inches, above the Aug.,
2004 rainfall of 8.05 inches.
The average rainfall for the
SCounty in August is 6.46 inches.
S The Suwannee River Water Man-
agement District (SRWMD) average,
rainfall for August was 8.01 inches
in the 14 counties comprising the
:- Counties in the. district include:,
SAlachua, Baker, Bradford, Colum-
Sbia, Dixie, Gilchrist, Hamilton, Jef-
ferson, Lafayette, Levy, Madison,
Suwannee, Taylor and Union.
; Cumulative rainfall for the past 12
months is 71.52 inches, compared to
the long term average annual Dis-,
Strict rainfall of 55.2 inches.
The District rainfall surplus over
t--the past eight months is 16.3 inches
or roughly 130 percent of its aver-
age annual rainfall for the year.
Rainfall was highest in Jefferson
and Levy Counties with more than
10 inches each.
At the Aucilla River in, Lamont,
rainfall in August was 50.23 inches,
slightly above the August average of
The District continues to recom-
mend that water conservation by an
ongoing activity for all water users.
Water is conserved by using the
minimum amount needed for spe-
-cific applications, and by irrigating
lawns, plants, and crops only when
necessary,. and in the morning be-
fore 10 a.m., and in, the evening
hours after 3 p.m., when lower tem-
perature and wind velocity reduce
the amount of water lost to evapora-
POW/MIA Flag Presented
TO Sheriff's Department
As the American flag flying at
FRAN HUNT half mast, was raised to the top of
Staff Writer the pole then lowered to place the Ha
POW/MIA flag, Sheriffs Depart-
In a brief ceremony at the Jeffer- ment Major Bill Bullock assisted
son County Sheriffs Department
flagpole, Friday morning, the Vet-
eran of Foreign Wars Post 251 pre-
sented the Sheriffs Department
with a POW/MIA flag.
Post Commander Raymond A.
Henry opened the ceremony with
the words: "Veterans of Foreign
Wars of the United States are as-
sembled here to remember com-
rades who are being held as
Prisoners of War or Missing in Ac-
tion. We must not forget the sacri-
fices these comrades are still
making and the suffering they are
still enduring for us and our way of
"They must remain alive in our.
minds and hearts until we know
that they have returned home to
their loved ones, or have been
called to the bosom of our Heav-
enly Father. We must continue to
give moral support to their families
who continue to suffer alopg with
VFW Chaplain Byron Barnhart
offered the prayer, "Heavenly Fa-
ther, we beseech You to guide our
missing comrades through every
day and night. Give them unbound
strength and courage to continue
their efforts to survive and return to
their loved ones. If they perish,
Lord, we ask You to welcome them
to the house you have prepared for,
them where they will rest in peace.
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VFW Post adjutant Sam Madison,
to fasten the flag to the rope and
hoist both flags at half mast.
All present saluted or touched
their hands to their hearts in honor
of the flags and what they symbol-
ize for America.
Chaplain Barnhart concluded the
ceremony with a closing prayer.
"Grant us full understanding of
the suffering being endured by our
comrades who are being held as
prisoners of war or are still
"We ask Thy blessings upon
them, that whatever comforts they
are denied, whatever evil they must
endure may rebound to everlasting
"Especially do we seek Thy sup-
port for their loved ones. May Thy
grace be with them always giving
them the strength to do. their daily
tasks and the courage to meet to
problems of life.
Your Hometown Newspaper
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"We pray for those missing com-
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bosom, that whatever justice they
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